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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
It is nothing like the WW1 'Western Front'

It is nothing like the WW1 'Western Front'
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
You can lose ground while gaining advantage. ...

You can lose ground while gaining advantage.
You can take ground that costs you heavy in men and material.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Just when you think it's reached the bottom. ...

Just when you think it's reached the bottom.

Suspected outbreak of Foot And Mouth disease on Norfolk / Suffolk border. 10km control zone declared around a pig farm
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
It's not about encirclement, once again, it's...

It's not about encirclement, once again, it's about hollowing out units to keep an assault going. It will lead to a collapse.
It's nothing like WW1
Forum: USA Politics Today, 06:18 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,535
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Bear, not Bare It means the right to own...

Bear, not Bare

It means the right to own and carry.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Lots of mythology being repeated there. 6th had...

Lots of mythology being repeated there. 6th had no time to disengage and failed to establish. Russia came through because the forces defending the rest of the front had been stripped out. 4th army...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Today, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 165,686
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Bitcoin is so yesterday. The big area for...

Bitcoin is so yesterday.

The big area for scamming at the moment is NFTs in MMORPGs
Check out Earth 2, Archeworld, Metastorm, Ateron and a host of others.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 214,255
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Fizzy wine is no fizzier than a good lemonade or...

Fizzy wine is no fizzier than a good lemonade or beer, the problem is with wine like champagne that continues to ferment in the bottle. Plastic bottles probably wouldn't hold up in the 'disgorging'...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
But it's already happening. The Russians don't...

But it's already happening. The Russians don't have anything left to throw in to the battle. If they had they would have done it by now, whereas the Ukrainian forces are gaining in strength.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
That's not the point. 6th Army was hollowing...

That's not the point. 6th Army was hollowing itself out. It was only still making advances on the tight front of Stalingrad city centre because it was sucking everything out of other parts of the...
Forum: USA Politics Today, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 155,415
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Brit Hume on Fox said "Far from proving Trump...

Brit Hume on Fox said "Far from proving Trump nearly blew up our democracy, the testimony has shown his effort collapsed because Republican officials who voted for him refused to go along."

Is...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Also in the Express, the problems the country is...

Also in the Express, the problems the country is facing at the moment are all the fault of Labour and especially Tony Blair and his 'open border' policies which have ruined the country.
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
According to the Express Lord Frost says the two...

According to the Express Lord Frost says the two results are actually bad news for Labour and the Lib-Dems. They should have won by much bigger margins, they only did it because Tory voters didn't...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
6th Army was making advances in Stalingrad right...

6th Army was making advances in Stalingrad right up to the 20th November when the 4th Army collapsed overnight and by the end of the following day both armies were scrambling to even hold a defensive...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 33,092
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Greitens put his 'RINO hunting video on to...

Greitens put his 'RINO hunting video on to Twitter with the following message



It has been flagged by Twitter with a warning before you can see it..


...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 214,255
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Jacob Rees-Mogg Says The Government Won't Assess...

Jacob Rees-Mogg Says The Government Won't Assess Whether Brexit Is A Success




https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/rees-mogg-government-brexit-assessment_uk_62b338a5e4b04a61736499c5
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,535
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Does this mean that similar laws in California,...

Does this mean that similar laws in California, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Maryland will also have to go?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 03:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Apart from you can sail in to a port. ...

Apart from you can sail in to a port.

Gibraltar has spent most of it's time blockaded on the land side.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 214,255
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Apparently a new "Brexit benefit" is that we can...

Apparently a new "Brexit benefit" is that we can have fizzy wine in plastic bottles.

What a win!
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
From a tweet thread from a Tiverton Tory on why...

From a tweet thread from a Tiverton Tory on why he can't vote for them this time

"I have only encountered him once personally, at a Spectator Parliamentarian of the Year Awards lunch. He arrived...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 22nd June 2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 165,686
Posted By Captain_Swoop
I can use Paypal to buy something or send money...

I can use Paypal to buy something or send money to someone without worrying that the value will have changed between my clicking send and their bank receiving the money.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 738
Posted By Captain_Swoop
When the police are the enemy of the people then...

When the police are the enemy of the people then there is only one choice.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 738
Posted By Captain_Swoop
They have to pay for the armoured cars and...

They have to pay for the armoured cars and assault rifles somehow.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 738
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Because it seems that they are all *****.

Because it seems that they are all *****.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd June 2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Don't forget his interview on This Morning with...

Don't forget his interview on This Morning with Alan Partridge!!!!

Not my words, those are the words of Top Gear Magazine.

Videro in link
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd June 2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
19 years ago Britain had completely eradicated...

19 years ago Britain had completely eradicated polio.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd June 2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
There aren't 'tens of thousands' of men...

There aren't 'tens of thousands' of men mobilised.
If they had 'tens of thousands' they wouldn't be pleading for mercenaries to join up to add to the 55% casualties.

Who would either volunteer or...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd June 2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
I can't imagine they will have a lot of takers.

I can't imagine they will have a lot of takers.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd June 2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
In its daily briefing, UK intelligence said the...

In its daily briefing, UK intelligence said the casualties suffered by Donetsk's proxy militia amounted to 55% of its original force.

This week the proxy administration said it was offering...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd June 2022, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
What is your evidence for this?

What is your evidence for this?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd June 2022, 02:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 379
Posted By Captain_Swoop
They don't have many ice free ports though and...

They don't have many ice free ports though and anything in the Baltic is just as constrained as the Black Sea fleet.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd June 2022, 01:56 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Why is that as bad as though? Were they giving...

Why is that as bad as though?
Were they giving away operation al information while in combat?
It's embarrassing but hardly serious.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd June 2022, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
The European Court of Human Rights block on...

The European Court of Human Rights block on sending asylum seekers to Rwanda could be overturned by ministers under new proposals.

The plan, being introduced to Parliament, would allow ministers...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Is that 'just as bad' though? They aren't on...

Is that 'just as bad' though? They aren't on operations and feeding intel on tactical situations to an enemy?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Raab is introducing a new Bill OF Rights today...

Raab is introducing a new Bill OF Rights today that will allow British courts to ignore rulings from the ECHR while strengthening freedom of speech.

That should be fun.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Daily Mail front page headline for Wednesday is...

Daily Mail front page headline for Wednesday is "Labour Isn't Working"

Apparently they are in chaos over the rail strike.

Sun headline is just "Class War"
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 33,092
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Hours after former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens...

Hours after former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens released a video saying he would hunt members of the Republican party who he considered not conservative enough, the Republican floor leader of the...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,352
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Funny stuff.

Funny stuff.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Private SNAFU! DVhWwcEpeF8

Private SNAFU!

DVhWwcEpeF8
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,235
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Forbidden!

Forbidden!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 738
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Forbidden!

Forbidden!
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
From the official Conservative party twitter. ...

From the official Conservative party twitter.

@Conservatives
First Labour failed to condemn the strikes. Now they're literally on the picket lines backing the chaos.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Russia has become China's biggest supplier of oil...

Russia has become China's biggest supplier of oil as the country sold discounted crude to Beijing

Imports of Russian oil rose by 55% from a year earlier to a record level in May, displacing Saudi...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 36,038
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Russia has warned Lithuania of "serious"...

Russia has warned Lithuania of "serious" consequences after it banned the rail transfer of some goods to the Russian territory of Kaliningrad.

Russia "will certainly respond to such hostile...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st June 2022, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2,880
Views: 68,068
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Can you think of any differences between an 8...

Can you think of any differences between an 8 meter lifeboat and a 155 meter roro ferry?

Damage will increase at a faster rate as the wreck ages and weakens. I wouldn't be surprised to see it...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Ministers will change the law to ensure that the...

Ministers will change the law to ensure that the impact of "militant" union action is less damaging in future, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said as the biggest rail walk-out in three decades...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Mark Jenkinson, the tory MP for Workington says...

Mark Jenkinson, the tory MP for Workington says the strike today is a "vision of Labour's Britain"

Hasn't anyone told him who the government is?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st June 2022, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 61,032
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Calls for the government to get involved in rail...

Calls for the government to get involved in rail strike negotiations have been dismissed as a stunt by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.





Shapps said the government was holding daily...
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,352
Posted By Captain_Swoop
Well, the UK govt still want a say in how the EU...

Well, the UK govt still want a say in how the EU works even though we left.
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 33,092
Posted By Captain_Swoop
fox had a headline on the screen “Dems In...

fox had a headline on the screen “Dems In Disarray”
At least they aren't hunting down other Democrats with assault weapons.
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