IS Forum
Forum Index Register Members List Events Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Help

Go Back   International Skeptics Forum » Search Forums
 


Welcome to the International Skeptics Forum, where we discuss skepticism, critical thinking, the paranormal and science in a friendly but lively way. You are currently viewing the forum as a guest, which means you are missing out on discussing matters that are of interest to you. Please consider registering so you can gain full use of the forum features and interact with other Members. Registration is simple, fast and free! Click here to register today.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500
Search took 1.95 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: webfusion
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th February 2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,002
Posted By webfusion
Factors affecting the petrol/gas price at the pump

https://media.nbclosangeles.com/2021/11/13253019431-1080pnbcstations.jpg?quality=85&strip=all&resize=1200%2C675" Gas prices within the USA, as of 2/22/22

don't hotlink unless sites explicitly...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd February 2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,211
Views: 85,887
Posted By webfusion
https://theconversation.com/russias-recent-invasio...

https://theconversation.com/russias-recent-invasions-of-ukraine-and-georgia-offer-clues-to-what-putin-might-be-thinking-now-175489

Experts are saying that Americans will face $8-a-gallon fuel at...
Forum: Trials and Errors 28th January 2022, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 151,350
Posted By webfusion
Uh, no. The ostensible owner (Kyle...

Uh, no.

The ostensible owner (Kyle Rittenhouse) of the weapon wants it to be disposed of --- dismantled and shredded.
Dominick Black had also expressed interest in claiming the gun, and...
Forum: Trials and Errors 28th January 2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 151,350
Posted By webfusion
The matter of the $2-million was resolved in...

The matter of the $2-million was resolved in court, along with the return of clothing to Rittenhouse (no mention of his hat), and an agreement to destroy the gun.
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th January 2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
plague311 was demanding 'evidence' back in post...

plague311 was demanding 'evidence' back in post #245.

OK.
https://twitter.com/i/status/1486190902636736512
Forum: Trials and Errors 19th January 2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,581
Posted By webfusion
Also, it has been reported that the Trump...

Also, it has been reported that the Trump Organization provided a grand total of 3 documents from Donald himself, to the NY A-G in response to a subpoena issued more than two years ago. "Only three...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 19th January 2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,455
Posted By webfusion
I was actually under the impression that the Gate...

I was actually under the impression that the Gate to Hell was at this other location ---

https://www.npr.org/2022/01/08/1071565479/turkmenistan-gates-of-hell-fire
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 19th January 2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 33,423
Posted By webfusion
TL;DR

TL;DR
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th January 2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
Lt. Michael Byrd has been served with a 'wrongful...

Lt. Michael Byrd has been served with a 'wrongful death' lawsuit by the Ashli Babbitt family for his killing an unarmed woman despite there being no immediate threat or danger to his own life. In...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 15th January 2022, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 223,879
Posted By webfusion
Yep, and we still don't see any reply from...

Yep, and we still don't see any reply from Allen773. He is apparently sticking to his posting that indicates "Ongoing diplomacy" is the panacea.

HAMAS is increasing their 'combat readiness' and...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th January 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 223,879
Posted By webfusion
Yeah, they wanted to appear less anti-semitic and...

Yeah, they wanted to appear less anti-semitic and become more focused on anti-Zionist rhetoric. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39744551

HAMAS also dropped references to the Muslim...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th January 2022, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 223,879
Posted By webfusion
cosmic yak, according to HAMAS' sacred Covenant...

cosmic yak, according to HAMAS' sacred Covenant (https://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/hamas.asp), the answer to your question is absolutely "No way"
Quoting the preamble: "Israel will exist and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th January 2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
Well, one was shot and killed, so there's that.

Well, one was shot and killed, so there's that.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th January 2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
He has eyes. BTW, the Retail Industry...

He has eyes.

BTW, the Retail Industry Leaders Association estimated that prior to COVID-19, as much as $68.9-billion worth of products were stolen from retailers in 2019.

However, carlitos...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th January 2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
carlitos, go kick rocks.

carlitos, go kick rocks.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th January 2022, 08:04 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
ponderingturtle, this thread has kinda drifted...

ponderingturtle, this thread has kinda drifted into that territory, using the recorded comments of Kyle as a take-off point.
The article you referenced/linked notes that 'Her case, like many others,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th January 2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
All four stories were violent men stopped by...

All four stories were violent men stopped by other men with their legal weapons.

What is wrong with that?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th January 2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona...

https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona/2021/12/01/attorney-tucson-officer-calls-mayors-statements-outrageous/8830218002/

and
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th January 2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
palgue311, you probably should be getting back to...

palgue311, you probably should be getting back to your job, family, things to do, instead of wasting your time with me.

I saw what I saw. As did Kyle. As have many other Americans.
Your demand...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th January 2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
It was more than an innocuous typo --- it...

It was more than an innocuous typo --- it completely changed the entire meaning of your posting. So, you're welcome.



Carlitos said it was not believable that I could have witnessed such...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
Took six pages, but Godwin's Law finally came...

Took six pages, but Godwin's Law finally came into play.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
I recall a visit to the Philippines. In front of...

I recall a visit to the Philippines. In front of many retail establishments and malls and nightclubs, were security men armed with shotguns at the ready...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
People across this nation are requesting the laws...

People across this nation are requesting the laws be changed to permit it....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
I saw that the shootings occured during RIOTING,...

I saw that the shootings occured during RIOTING, yes.
Rioting is not legal protest. It is NOT constitutionally-protected activity.
The trial was specifically about an armed ambush, and then...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th January 2022, 06:59 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
People of color? How did you create that...

People of color? How did you create that strawperson?

I am talking about outlaws -- criminals -- and the Kyle Rittenhouse trial did not involve 'people of color' anyway. Not a damned thing.
(the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th January 2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
Like I said, millions of Americans would like...

Like I said, millions of Americans would like nothing better than to be allowed to open fire at the outlaws preying on communities, in furtherance of their opinion that these thugs need to be 'taught...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th January 2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
You meant to type "I wouldn't be shocked if..."...

You meant to type "I wouldn't be shocked if..." -- right?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th January 2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
(Note: Walmart loses approximately $3-billion...

(Note: Walmart loses approximately $3-billion every year as a result of theft!)

https://www.valleynewslive.com/content/news/Some-local-Walmarts-and-drugstores-locking-up-latex-567743701.html
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th January 2022, 01:33 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
Watching that shaky and blurry video myself, it...

Watching that shaky and blurry video myself, it sure looks to me like a group of organized looters/shoplifters, making off with their haul. They waltz in, grab whatever stuff they want (mostly...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th January 2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
AFAIK, the individuals in the aforementioned...

AFAIK, the individuals in the aforementioned video (the cameraperson was not Kyle, apparently, with Kyle's voice-over in the background as he was a passenger in that car) appeared to be looters at a...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th January 2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
The word is getting out -- criminals will be...

The word is getting out -- criminals will be shot.

https://lmtribune.com/northwest/security-guard-shoots-shoplifting-suspect/article_5fe0f631-6033-5693-a403-e3d02c6dc137.html

and
...
Forum: USA Politics 5th January 2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,517
Posted By webfusion
Red face "You can cross state lines with a weapon"

DIGGER: "You can cross state lines with a weapon..."

https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2021/nov/26/jerrold-nadler/nadler-wrong-claim-rittenhouse-crossed-state-line-/
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th January 2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,973
Posted By webfusion
According to the Virginia Department of...

According to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, nobody even asked for the National Guard....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th January 2022, 10:26 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
Follow-Up/Addendum to the above posting: ...

Follow-Up/Addendum to the above posting:
https://news.yahoo.com/midwestern-grocery-chain-rolling-own-194656324.html
A Midwestern grocery chain is rolling out its own armed security force to act as...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th January 2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
My comment was: "I saw no evidence to that...

My comment was: "I saw no evidence to that statement of yours at his trial."

That is a true statement. It was in reference to this:
"Kyle only knew that the opportunity to kill people and get...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th January 2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
I am not sure that video illustrates what you...

I am not sure that video illustrates what you think it illustrates.

I am sure that there's a lot of regular people across this country who would absolutely like to take their firearms and shoot...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th January 2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,973
Posted By webfusion
It seemed to me that heavy-lift National Guard...

It seemed to me that heavy-lift National Guard helicopters (Chinook CH47's) could have been sent within a few hours to grapple the trucks out of the roadways.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th January 2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
I watched the entire thing, from start to finish,...

I watched the entire thing, from start to finish, and even provided many links here in the Forums.

If you are making a claim about something that was brought forward at the trial, please link to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th January 2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
I saw no evidence to that statement of yours at...

I saw no evidence to that statement of yours at his trial.

Meanwhile, this article regarding the political atmosphere which forms some basis of the current lionization of Rittenhouse:...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th January 2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
As it happens, the facts surrounding the type of...

As it happens, the facts surrounding the type of person that Rosenbaum was, and his actions over many years, result in him being properly DEFINED as an 'evil human' --- not anything to do with his...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd January 2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
No -- this is just thaiboxerken once more...

No -- this is just thaiboxerken once more showing that he failed to follow the trial even cursorily.

The justification and aquittal by jury of Kyle Rittenhouse was based on the principle of...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd January 2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 223,879
Posted By webfusion
BREAKING NEWS: Israel under cyber warfare...

BREAKING NEWS: Israel under cyber warfare attack.
JerusalemPOST website taken down, replaced by threatening image.
https://www.israelnationalnews.com/news/319730
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th December 2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
thaiboxerken, our world is a better place with...

thaiboxerken, our world is a better place with the absence of JoJo Rosenbaum.
https://heavy.com/news/criminal-records-rittenhouse-victims

Nothing about him is less than the very definition of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th December 2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,380
Posted By webfusion
This article today refers to exactly this...

This article today refers to exactly this scenario ---- the thieves are running rampant, and this would be one more manner for law enforcement to bring them to justice!...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th December 2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
ongoing adventures... Nothing in the news...

ongoing adventures...

Nothing in the news today, he's probably just chilling.
This thread here "could be a place where we could discuss what Kyle Rittenhouse is up to" but since he's not up to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th December 2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
Meanwhile, this appeared in today's SHEBOYGAN...

Meanwhile, this appeared in today's SHEBOYGAN PRESS (opinion by Casey Hoff
for USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th December 2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
Thermal, he didn't pick any fight as he came upon...

Thermal, he didn't pick any fight as he came upon the CarSource3 lot -- his goal was to put out the fire blazing in the Duramax SUV. The fire extinguisher he carried would probably have been...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th December 2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
We were actually talking about the impact of the...

We were actually talking about the impact of the law/statute regarding self-defense.
Specifically, 939.48
https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/939/iii/48

His stature as a cultural...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th December 2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
The actual soldiers on the scene did absolutely...

The actual soldiers on the scene did absolutely nothing to stop the rioting. Zip and Pip.
By Aug. 25, a total of 250 troops were on the ground in Kenosha.

Paper tigers.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th December 2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 17,695
Posted By webfusion
His motivation is not important. His actions...

His motivation is not important. His actions were. He withdrew and attempted to avoid any further contact with those ambushers. By doing so, he was then able to claim a full right of self-defense as...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:29 PM.
Powered by vBulletin. Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

This forum began as part of the James Randi Education Foundation (JREF). However, the forum now exists as
an independent entity with no affiliation with or endorsement by the JREF, including the section in reference to "JREF" topics.

Disclaimer: Messages posted in the Forum are solely the opinion of their authors.