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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th March 2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 8,800
Posted By Sherkeu
The argument, besides some attempts at diplomacy...

The argument, besides some attempts at diplomacy over the years, has been ..
"We cannot engage because... Nukes! WWIII"!. :eek:

But when does that STOP being an argument? What would Russia...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th January 2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,292
Posted By Sherkeu
Terrible design. Looks like she is in drab,...

Terrible design.

Looks like she is in drab, depressing pajamas. No sense of the cut or the style and totally devoid of a fun color.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 20th December 2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 131,138
Posted By Sherkeu
It would seem that the Sars-Cov-2 - Omicron...

It would seem that the Sars-Cov-2 - Omicron variant (and others perhaps) does NOT cause the initial disease described as Covid-19- though might cause other serious complications- as other respiratory...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th December 2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
Lia Thomas breaks more records on the UPenn...

Lia Thomas breaks more records on the UPenn women's swim team

From Outsports (snipped for the relevant info):
Trans college swimmer Lia Thomas set two conference records this weekend...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th December 2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
The issue with this solution is that there are 8...

The issue with this solution is that there are 8 finite lanes given in a swim competition. Athletes compete to get into those spots. If one, or more, of those swimmers in those lanes won't really...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
"Scorched" is exactly right. Her teammate, Anna...

"Scorched" is exactly right. Her teammate, Anna Kalandadze, would have broken the "pool record" (different from team record) that day for the 500m. But now, Lia Thomas also has that title, having...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 34,137
Posted By Sherkeu
Yeah, my response wasn't totally related...it was...

Yeah, my response wasn't totally related...it was more "speaking of old days..."

And yeah...it is amazing what you find when looking back. Even kids as young as 9 started with BB guns, then rifle...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
News from SwimSwam...

News from SwimSwam (https://swimswam.com/penns-lia-thomas-breaks-200-500-free-records-in-meet-with-princeton-cornell/)



Additional details from DMail:



UPenn news prior ...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd December 2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 34,137
Posted By Sherkeu
In the old days, there would be more kids with...

In the old days, there would be more kids with guns on campus (unloaded, except when allowed).

High School Gun Clubs...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th November 2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,100
Posted By Sherkeu
There is some info you may have missed. Have...

There is some info you may have missed.

Have you read his comments about "knokkin white people TF out"..." even the old ones"? Then rap lyrics calling to step on the gas and dont stop? Then the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd November 2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,100
Posted By Sherkeu
6 dead now. This latest one is reportedly a...

6 dead now. This latest one is reportedly a child.
They will add one additional charge of intentional homicide.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd November 2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,100
Posted By Sherkeu
On Nov 2 when he had contact with all the people...

On Nov 2 when he had contact with all the people he had court orders not to (as a condition of his 2020 bail), punched his ex in the face, then ran over her leg (with the same Ford Escape), then...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st November 2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,100
Posted By Sherkeu
As bad as the initial reports seemed...it is...

As bad as the initial reports seemed...it is worse. 5 dead, 40 injured.
Likely more so by tomorrow...

from:
@cityofwaukesha
"At this time, we can confirm that 5 people are deceased and over...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 19th November 2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By Sherkeu
I tried a few "built for kids" white noise...

I tried a few "built for kids" white noise gadgets before finding one that worked....and that was a CD I burned myself from an internet file share called "Tuscan rain on tin roof" or something like...
Forum: Trials and Errors 15th November 2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 139,766
Posted By Sherkeu
I wonder how this case would be perceived if...

I wonder how this case would be perceived if Rittenhouse ended up being a female the attackers thought was male. Or.. was someone they knew was female. Does a 17yo girl get the same treatment for...
Forum: Trials and Errors 14th November 2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 139,766
Posted By Sherkeu
In videos, Rosenbaum is seen being very...

In videos, Rosenbaum is seen being very aggressive to the point that both 'sides' saw him as an escalating problem and tried to keep him in check and telling him to calm down. Then he says "shoot...
Forum: Trials and Errors 11th November 2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 139,766
Posted By Sherkeu
The prosecution must know the lines they are...

The prosecution must know the lines they are crossing - they are so basic. I have trouble believing this sort of desperate violation is not intentional.

Gross incompetence or valid strategy? Is is...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th November 2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
It is also not a coincidence that most males are...

It is also not a coincidence that most males are taller than females:
For males and females of age 18 today (in the US):

47% of males are taller than 5'10"
less than 1% of females are taller...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th November 2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
Well, Murthy, as Vice Admiral, technically now...

Well, Murthy, as Vice Admiral, technically now works for the newly minted Admiral Levine now so what else could he say? I am perplexed though by the deliberate use of the word female though. Ms....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd November 2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
I thought so too!! Especially the rant of being...

I thought so too!! Especially the rant of being female gender with a big dick- and accusing the other poster of being jealous.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd November 2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
He may not be wealthy now but his background says...

He may not be wealthy now but his background says differently.

In 2012 he was picked up on a warrant for stolen property and held on $500K (initial) bail. Not sure of the details on that crime...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd November 2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
So what? What is the point of such a comparison?...

So what? What is the point of such a comparison?

Seems you are diminishing an alleged sexual crime against women and girls, as long as some outside group hears about it and does something you...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd November 2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
Obviously! /s But that's the weird thing...

Obviously! /s

But that's the weird thing about the knee jerk reaction in calling these types of concerns TERF intolerance. These women aren't complaining about transgendered persons.

None are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd November 2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 122,803
Posted By Sherkeu
I asked about this back in Nov 2019...

I asked about this back in Nov 2019 (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12890588&postcount=1395) - thread #2 (Bath of Khan). Kelly had brought up the issue of children in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd October 2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By Sherkeu
Legal question: I have heard it said that...

Legal question:

I have heard it said that there may be no determination of 'murder' because there can be no prosecution or trial- and evidence they have might not ever be released. Is that...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd October 2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By Sherkeu
The car position certainly could have been either...

The car position certainly could have been either spot...both were reported (conflicting reports on even the simplest things!! but with many reposting all the wrong facts 1000 times)
I saw a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd October 2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 69,063
Posted By Sherkeu
Several news outlets are reporting this from...

Several news outlets are reporting this from showbiz411 (https://www.showbiz411.com/2021/10/22/exclusive-eyewitness-recounts-shooting-on-alec-baldwin-movie-set-one-bullet-ripped-through-both-victims)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd October 2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 69,063
Posted By Sherkeu
Alec tweets ~30 min ago: ...

Alec tweets ~30 min ago:



https://twitter.com/AlecBaldwin/status/1451572461787439106

eta: ninja'd
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd October 2021, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 69,063
Posted By Sherkeu
From the Daily Beast:...

From the Daily Beast: (https://www.thedailybeast.com/alec-baldwin-film-rust-stunt-gun-misfire-kills-crew-member-wounds-another)





...but the same article later says...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st October 2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By Sherkeu
Yeah, it is shorter than someone from the local...

Yeah, it is shorter than someone from the local police had stated. They had said 2 or 3 miles. Might feel farther when you are searching in mucky terrain though.

I estimate not much more than a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st October 2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By Sherkeu
Agree. No gator needed. I think he killed...

Agree. No gator needed.

I think he killed himself the day he went out there Sep 13. He had nothing for camping which is why his parents came out to find him on Sep 14th and took the car on the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st October 2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By Sherkeu
His car was parked at Myakkahatchee but he hiked...

His car was parked at Myakkahatchee but he hiked north of there, across a canal bridge into the Slough Preserve along the creek, which is part of the Carlton Preserve and is the wetter side.

A lot...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th October 2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,045
Views: 167,099
Posted By Sherkeu
On lab safety, I posted on patents before but...

On lab safety, I posted on patents before but I'll quote them again...

2019-12-11
Application...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th October 2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By Sherkeu
A clue that there is forensic evidence? ...

A clue that there is forensic evidence?

Rewatched the presser and...
The coroner passes on all the questions asking about Brian or evidence they may have but then a local reporter asks him about...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th October 2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By Sherkeu
Exactly right. Hard to explain away so many...

Exactly right. Hard to explain away so many things at this point.

Recall that the van was recorded on the side of the road on Aug 27th by a family in a motorhome. Seems like Brian was faking...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th September 2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By Sherkeu
Gabby's parents got radio silence from the...

Gabby's parents got radio silence from the Laundries on repeated calls and texts to find out about Gabby from Aug 30 - and have still not communicated.

Gabby and Brian went to HS together in NY...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th September 2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By Sherkeu
One big missing piece I can't seem to find out...

One big missing piece I can't seem to find out about is how Brian Laundrie drove his Mustang to the reserve when it was not seen at the home and he was not seen leaving in it?

Sept 12/13- no...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th September 2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,110
Posted By Sherkeu
It is her car and it would be silly to rent such...

It is her car and it would be silly to rent such a vehicle, renovate it for 3 months and plan to live in it for another 6mo or so.

But for official proof, here is a copy of the police report for...
Forum: USA Politics 14th September 2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 71,853
Posted By Sherkeu
OK. Both groups seems to have no deaths after...

OK.
Both groups seems to have no deaths after 'exposure' and developing antibodies. More recent natural infections seem to do even better as to preventing breakthrough infections. Less likely to...
Forum: Education 14th September 2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,630
Posted By Sherkeu
My kid has been in the same school for 10 years...

My kid has been in the same school for 10 years (since she was almost 3yrs old) and has had 4 teachers leading those classes. Yup. Just 4.

Our teachers cannot "pass" non-reading kids to...
Forum: USA Politics 14th September 2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 71,853
Posted By Sherkeu
Antibody testing can detect how well a body can...

Antibody testing can detect how well a body can mount a defense to COVID, whether from the vaccine OR from naturally acquired antibodies- Delta or otherwise. Having a rule that immunity can ONLY...
Forum: USA Politics 14th September 2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 71,853
Posted By Sherkeu
That is likely true pre-Delta. Not so much true...

That is likely true pre-Delta. Not so much true in the data this summer through late August. Delta is so extremely more transmissible and it is EVERYWHERE.
Delta is now almost ALL of all new...
Forum: USA Politics 14th September 2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 71,853
Posted By Sherkeu
Immunity is the key. There are certainly people...

Immunity is the key. There are certainly people with 2 jabs from last Spring who are more compromised than a person who got the newer Delta variant this summer and recovered.
Mandating? No. That...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th August 2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,174
Posted By Sherkeu
Sirhan Sirhan granted parole

(CNN) (https://www.cnn.com/2021/08/27/us/sirhan-sirhan-parole-rfk-assassination/index.html)
Forum: USA Politics 26th August 2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 193,497
Posted By Sherkeu
ISIS-K - they have announced responsibility. ...

ISIS-K - they have announced responsibility.

Then, after evacuating everyone, bomb all the military equipment we left there for the Afghan army. It's a crap ton of weapons and gear. Taliban has...
Forum: USA Politics 26th August 2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 193,497
Posted By Sherkeu
And now that we know how quickly order...

And now that we know how quickly order disintigrated and people are essentially hostage, we should go get Bagram back. Like now.

I read Psaki's statement about "increased risk to our troops" as a...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th August 2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 38,561
Posted By Sherkeu
Looks like 4 marines have been killed per WSJ (I...

Looks like 4 marines have been killed per WSJ (I posted it in the other thread.)

Pentagon confirmed "at least 3 (marines) killed" to reporters
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th August 2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 48,682
Posted By Sherkeu
From the WSJ: Kabul Airport Explosion Kills Four...

From the WSJ: Kabul Airport Explosion Kills Four U.S. Marines Amid Evacuations
(https://www.wsj.com/articles/afghanistan-kabul-airport-explosion-11629976397)
Forum: USA Politics 25th August 2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 18,760
Posted By Sherkeu
This is a big endorsement coup for Elder. ...

This is a big endorsement coup for Elder.

Former CA Democratic Senate Leader Romero Endorses Larry Elder Recall Election...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th August 2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 48,682
Posted By Sherkeu
Agree. The Aug 31 date means nothing now because...

Agree. The Aug 31 date means nothing now because it cannot be done.

The US cannot give over control of that airport on that day.
That airport is functioning as the de facto US Embassy.
Embassies...
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