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Forum: USA Politics Today, 02:48 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,237
Posted By eerok
For July 4 Trump celebrates ... his grievances...

For July 4 Trump celebrates ... his grievances against the Jan6 Committee.

Trump Drops an Utterly Unhinged Harangue to Celebrate Himself on the 4th of July...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
We're only awaiting the "gesture of goodwill"...

We're only awaiting the "gesture of goodwill" when Russia flees Ukraine entirely.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
It's no secret that a small pain now will become...

It's no secret that a small pain now will become a much larger pain later if Putin gains from his invasion of Ukraine. The real question is, when will the West begin to adequately equip Ukraine? ...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
It's the usual nonsense from the wrong side of...

It's the usual nonsense from the wrong side of history.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
By defeating Putin I mean defeating him...

By defeating Putin I mean defeating him militarily, chasing Russian troops out of Ukraine, with all territory returned to Ukraine. Then Ukraine can join the EU and NATO. Russians may continue to...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
Gifting Putin with illegally seized territory in...

Gifting Putin with illegally seized territory in Ukraine would be nuts. The only way to end this is to defeat Putin.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th June 2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
It's a great match -- a tin-pot dictator and a...

It's a great match -- a tin-pot dictator and a washed-up fraud.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th June 2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 24,188
Posted By eerok
Perhaps today's statement by Erdogan explains the...

Perhaps today's statement by Erdogan explains the fuss.

Finland and Sweden must keep agreement to keep Turkey's NATO support: Erdogan...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 30,921
Posted By eerok
Andrew Giuliani: “This particular incident hit...

Andrew Giuliani: “This particular incident hit patted very close to home.”
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th June 2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
I remember Girkin was referenced, but only as...

I remember Girkin was referenced, but only as confirmation. Sorry, I thought I'd bookmarked it. Maybe my thousands of bookmarks are becoming unwieldy.

ETA: I found it on Daily KOS, which is...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th June 2022, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
Ukraine will cede the pocket around Severodonetsk...

Ukraine will cede the pocket around Severodonetsk and draw a defensive line from Bakhmut to Siversk that Russia will not cross, largely because they're depleted but also they can't stretch their...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 05:07 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,237
Posted By eerok
Yes, I think the main value of Hutchinson's...

Yes, I think the main value of Hutchinson's testimony is in the stage it sets. There's no question now that the testimony of Meadows and Cipollone is required, and I doubt they'll be able to...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 04:50 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 30,921
Posted By eerok
Giuliani is an alumnus of the double-down school...

Giuliani is an alumnus of the double-down school of stupidity.
Forum: USA Politics 29th June 2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,237
Posted By eerok
For example, Trump might one day be well-hanged.

For example, Trump might one day be well-hanged.
Forum: USA Politics 29th June 2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 30,921
Posted By eerok
Hutchinson didn't testify that she was present,...

Hutchinson didn't testify that she was present, just that he asked for a pardon, and now Giuliani has confirmed that her understanding was correct.

It's a long way down from America's Mayor to...
Forum: USA Politics 29th June 2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,761
Views: 122,683
Posted By eerok
No, I heard he got a med bed, so he's good for...

No, I heard he got a med bed, so he's good for the next 20 elections now.
Forum: USA Politics 28th June 2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 161,346
Posted By eerok
Once a steak is well-done, there's no hope for it...

Once a steak is well-done, there's no hope for it anyway.
Forum: USA Politics 28th June 2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 30,921
Posted By eerok
Yeah, they both suck.

Yeah, they both suck.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 28th June 2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 24,188
Posted By eerok
The best thing about this is how much it will...

The best thing about this is how much it will piss off Putin. The Baltic states will be that much more unattractive for Russia to invade, and it's no secret Putin has that intention. NATO is one...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
The assassination of Putin.

The assassination of Putin.
Forum: USA Politics 27th June 2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,961
Posted By eerok
Should be "dangerous quack" since all he does is...

Should be "dangerous quack" since all he does is spread misinformation while pretending to represent medical science.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
This can't be ignored. The Russians reportedly...

This can't be ignored. The Russians reportedly have serious problems with their high command, who keep getting fired. They're not competent. They can hurl missiles somewhat sloppily though in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th June 2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By eerok
Let's just say I'm rather skeptical of his...

Let's just say I'm rather skeptical of his narrative.
Forum: USA Politics 26th June 2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 36,042
Posted By eerok
If the followers of Bozo the Trump are the first...

If the followers of Bozo the Trump are the first to go, I'm looking forward to this alleged replacement.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
Here's a different source: ...

Here's a different source:


https://www.understandingwar.org/backgrounder/russian-offensive-campaign-assessment-june-25
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
I agree with most here that the doomcrying about...

I agree with most here that the doomcrying about Ukraine losing the war is wrongheaded, because Russia certainly isn't winning. Their gains in Luhansk won't amount to anything apart from additional...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd June 2022, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
Russia is wasting real troops in the hope of...

Russia is wasting real troops in the hope of symbolic gain in Luhansk. They aren't seeking to take the entire Black Sea coast, which would actually be a strategic victory, because they don't have...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th June 2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
Declaring war against Ukraine would be too...

Declaring war against Ukraine would be too shockingly honest to be acceptable to Putin. He's stuck with his silly "denazification" narrative.
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,939
Posted By eerok
Bye Bye Texas

Texas GOP Resolution Apparently Opposes Judicial Review in the U.S., Rejects Legitimacy of 2020 Election and Flirts with Secession...
Forum: USA Politics 18th June 2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,215
Posted By eerok
The American Constitution? No one understands...

The American Constitution? No one understands all those words.

Lauren Boebert: “The Constitution does not guarantee us freedom. The Constitution does not guarantee us rights.”...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 18th June 2022, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
It may be how it seems right now, but I think...

It may be how it seems right now, but I think it's a stretch to call it a plan. If the West could clobber Russia in a direct and simple manner without domestic blowback and the threat of nuclear...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th June 2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
That's a poor bet, and in any case Russia can...

That's a poor bet, and in any case Russia can likely gain nothing in Ukraine that it can keep over the long term. They've annoyed the West and shown themselves to be militarily underwhelming, which...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 12th June 2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,385
Views: 241,116
Posted By eerok
I like this comment: "Trump didn’t even have...

I like this comment:

"Trump didn’t even have a one-part plan for fighting Covid-19, but he had a SEVEN-PART PLAN to overturn an election he knew he lost."`

In other news, Lindell is batcrap...
Forum: USA Politics 12th June 2022, 06:51 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 70,554
Posted By eerok
Yeah, I wouldn't give that guy a butter knife.

Yeah, I wouldn't give that guy a butter knife.
Forum: USA Politics 11th June 2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 70,554
Posted By eerok
Just another patriot. Disbarred Attorney...

Just another patriot.

Disbarred Attorney Sentenced for Threatening to Kill Senate Democrats in ‘Retaliation for the Performance of Their Official Duties on Jan. 6’...
Forum: USA Politics 11th June 2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 161,346
Posted By eerok
The unfortunate situation today (and not just in...

The unfortunate situation today (and not just in the US) is that reality itself has become partisan. This has always been true to some extent, but it's becoming more and more a serious problem IMO.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th June 2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 24,188
Posted By eerok
Now there's a khan-do attitude!

Now there's a khan-do attitude!
Forum: USA Politics 11th June 2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 161,346
Posted By eerok
You could always get a better source, and then...

You could always get a better source, and then you wouldn't feel compelled to be so blindly partisan.



That's a confirmed lie. There was no such order.
Forum: USA Politics 11th June 2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 161,346
Posted By eerok
"Freeze peach! Down with cancel culture!" Yeah,...

"Freeze peach! Down with cancel culture!" Yeah, this was so predictable.

TruthSocial is banning people who post J6 hearing updates...
Forum: USA Politics 10th June 2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 161,346
Posted By eerok
Stupidity is more important than intelligence. ...

Stupidity is more important than intelligence. This is very clear when you see stupid people tearing down what intelligent people have built, obviously. /s
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th June 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
The West doesn't have to accept any of Russia's...

The West doesn't have to accept any of Russia's land grabs in Ukraine, but it's unlikely that Russia will advance much from where they are now, if at all. It's also unlikely that in the long term...
Forum: USA Politics 10th June 2022, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 161,346
Posted By eerok
Thanks :)

Thanks :)
Forum: USA Politics 10th June 2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 161,346
Posted By eerok
I settled in to watch the live coverage of the J6...

I settled in to watch the live coverage of the J6 report, and twenty minutes in, a storm knocked out my power for the next twelve hours. I can probably find some good recaps, but I'm disappointed.
...
Forum: USA Politics 9th June 2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 161,346
Posted By eerok
You've been fooled again.

You've been fooled again.
Forum: USA Politics 9th June 2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 36,042
Posted By eerok
MI-Gov: BREAKING! FBI Arrests GOP Frontrunner For...

MI-Gov: BREAKING! FBI Arrests GOP Frontrunner For Storming The Capitol On January 6th...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 9th June 2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,491
Posted By eerok
This might be of interest here. Group aiming...

This might be of interest here.

Group aiming to defund disinformation tries to drain Fox News of online advertising...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 9th June 2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
Russia can make any pronouncement it wants. It...

Russia can make any pronouncement it wants. It means nothing in particular to the rest of the world.
Forum: USA Politics 9th June 2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 161,346
Posted By eerok
cf. Donald Barthelme, The Dead Father

cf. Donald Barthelme, The Dead Father
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 8th June 2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has indeed hardly...

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has indeed hardly been a showcase for their weaponry. Sucking at war has its corollary costs.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 8th June 2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 44,567
Posted By eerok
At this point Russia has more bluff and BS than...

At this point Russia has more bluff and BS than military credibility, so I don't think Lithuania is in any immediate danger. I think we can expect the pronouncements from the Kremlin to get wilder...
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