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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,366
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Posted By jimbob
Well the bits I quoted were not obscure but...

Well the bits I quoted were not obscure but pretty clear - and indeed if he had said it in 2021, at least they would have been harder to reject. However by the end of April 2022, they were clearly...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Today, 06:30 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 5,603
Posted By jimbob
"And the LORD hardened Pharoh's heart"

"And the LORD hardened Pharoh's heart"
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
I don't like Habermas because a lot of his...

I don't like Habermas because a lot of his arguments are indeed falsely constrained

https://www.resetdoc.org/story/jurgen-habermas-war-indignation-west-red-line-dilemma/



The West doesn't...
Forum: Trials and Errors Today, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 113,267
Posted By jimbob
No she wasn't a bit player. She was a key...

No she wasn't a bit player. She was a key accomplice of Epstein.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
A good article about German responses to the war....

A good article about German responses to the war.



Quoting "woodchopper" over on scrutable.science as he was the source.
Forum: Trials and Errors Today, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 113,267
Posted By jimbob
One doesn't spell "underage rapes" like that. ...

One doesn't spell "underage rapes" like that.

If you said that Maxwell wasn't the only guilty party, I'd agree. And Maxwell's clients have so far got away with it. But that doesn't make her...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
Ha - I almost said that it gave the British and...

Ha - I almost said that it gave the British and Commonwealth, and later the US Army somewhere to fight the Germans and Italians on land.


Meanwhile....

...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
Getting a bit off topic but yes. They went in to...

Getting a bit off topic but yes. They went in to support the Italians, and they did have a military purpose whilst they were a threat to Suez. But after that? Just to preserve Italian imperial...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
I hope Ukraine will only attack where they have a...

I hope Ukraine will only attack where they have a good chance of success. Let Putin be the one expending disproportionate resources fighting over objectives that are mainly of significance for...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
From my twitter feed when looking at that link -...

From my twitter feed when looking at that link - there are claims that Russia cash machines can't be updated to recognise the new 100 Rouble note due to sanctions preventing the software updates.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
Before he was suspended, lots of people were...

Before he was suspended, lots of people were making the same comment about this interview

That Tractor Porn Tory was asking Fellatio Tory to suspend the whip from Drunk Groper Tory
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
And to nobody's surprise, except apparently...

And to nobody's surprise, except apparently Johnson's and the Chief Whip, he's now been suspended.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
I presume it's Time on Target...

I presume it's Time on Target (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_on_target)

And yes it was something that Russia wanted to keep - but it has already done that [ETA] talking about Snake Island. ...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 563
Posted By jimbob
More recent computer analysis is allowing virtual...

More recent computer analysis is allowing virtual unrolling - I recall seeing that used recently for the Herculaneum Papyri

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herculaneum_papyri#Virtual_unrolling
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
The highlighted. I'm guessing both. ...

The highlighted.

I'm guessing both.

It's a bit bad if your supply vessels are at risk of being sunk. And when you are unloading, they're also at risk from both missiles and 155mm artillery. As...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
The "suddenly" seems suspicious given the...

The "suddenly" seems suspicious given the circumstances and suggests it's British usage not "I felt slightly less than 100%"

And there was an accusation of a sexual assault that he resigned for....
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
And don't forget that he was accused of it in...

And don't forget that he was accused of it in 2017, with what seems like date rape drugging.

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/like-pound-shop-harvey-weinstein-11469572

ETA:
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
Still at least the HOC is tackling the issue ...

Still at least the HOC is tackling the issue

Of MPs who are mothers bringing their babies into the chamber.



FFS
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th June 2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,734
Posted By jimbob
Bellingcat's demolition of Russian claims about...

Bellingcat's demolition of Russian claims about the attack on the shopping mall.

https://www.bellingcat.com/news/2022/06/29/russias-kremenchuk-claims-versus-the-evidence/
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th June 2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
Ha I can top that ...

Ha I can top that

https://twitter.com/tompeck/status/1542583315105988610?s=21&t=muuWVVZFFdYibptdYRnwBw
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,963
Posted By jimbob
I see you were thinking along similar lines

I see you were thinking along similar lines
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2022, 05:21 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 15,771
Posted By jimbob
Taking this thread off moderated status. ...

Taking this thread off moderated status.


Please try to stick to discussion of the topic and not how bad those members who take opposing views in this thread are

Even if you are convinced that...
Forum: USA Politics 30th June 2022, 04:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,963
Posted By jimbob
Mussolini being an exception.

Mussolini being an exception.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th June 2022, 04:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,734
Posted By jimbob
https://tass.com/politics/1473195 ...

https://tass.com/politics/1473195






It was Ukraine's fault for storing weapons near a shopping centre - using civilians as a human shield.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th June 2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,362
Posted By jimbob
He's been pretty blatant in the cyberwar against...

He's been pretty blatant in the cyberwar against Estonia.


I have seen analysts pointing out that Russia mightn't have finished breaking up into independent states. Which Putin might actually be...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th June 2022, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
Remember that the initial assessment was that...

Remember that the initial assessment was that Russia would struggle with resistance once it had installed a puppet regime.

If you are trying to persuade the people you've invaded to give up, you...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th June 2022, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
Johnson and his then mistress's emulation of...

Johnson and his then mistress's emulation of Bill Clinton and Monika Lewinski was allegedly more public. And with more clear conflicts of interest.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 29th June 2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
Well, at least one MLRS or HIMARS has found its...

Well, at least one MLRS or HIMARS has found its target so far



https://twitter.com/UAWeapons/status/1541767272825487361?s=20&t=KIedEE2kuMVVxdiEixJA1w
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 29th June 2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
Ah I see Darren Plymouth's suspended Twitter...

Ah I see Darren Plymouth's suspended Twitter account is referenced.

I can't remember which parts of the Far Right he as associated with. But he's certainly no sort of teacher I'd want near...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 29th June 2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
I had assumed there'd have been a bit more...

I had assumed there'd have been a bit more ergonomic standardisation amongst NSTO-standard equipment where possible.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 28th June 2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
So many other similar things that someone with a...

So many other similar things that someone with a passing knowledge of history could also have spotted as being stupid.
Forum: Trials and Errors 28th June 2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 113,267
Posted By jimbob
That's the thing. Maxwell didn't only facilitate...

That's the thing. Maxwell didn't only facilitate the sexual abuse - she also instigated some of it.

She got off lightly - with reference to Bob001's information/observation, I only hope her sense...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 28th June 2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
Putin is trying to wage war as "the continuation...

Putin is trying to wage war as "the continuation of politics by other means".

He is trying to wear down the will of the Ukrainian people with attacks on civilians to put pressure on Zelensky to...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
Putin's willing to tolerate a lot, because he now...

Putin's willing to tolerate a lot, because he now has no other option.

The actual soldiers might be less willing to die for someone who treats them badly. It all puts pressure on the regime.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
There has been unrest and what would have been...

There has been unrest and what would have been called fragging of some officers already.

Remember that this isn't the 1980s, Russia isn't the USSR, and Ukraine isn't Afghanistan - yet even the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
Him actually going jogging and not just for photo...

Him actually going jogging and not just for photo opportunities.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
I suspect that the attraction of spending other...

I suspect that the attraction of spending other people's money is sufficient in itself
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
Question It should at least show any remaining Tory MPs...

It should at least show any remaining Tory MPs with vestigial senses of self preservation that eventually Johnson will outstay his welcome within the party, let alone the country.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2022, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
I am increasingly of the opinion that the fate of...

I am increasingly of the opinion that the fate of the Russian invasion and that of Putin are now intertwined.

If one falls, the other would do soon afterwards as a consequence.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th June 2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
A long thread in Russian, but the translate tweet...

A long thread in Russian, but the translate tweet option is good

https://twitter.com/ian_matveev/status/1540963832096608256?s=20&t=0Eo0Cf9wtP_fUREc23h2Pw
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th June 2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
Johnson probably thinks that's good as it reduces...

Johnson probably thinks that's good as it reduces the number able to vote for the 1922 Committee changing its rules on leadership elections.


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Don't the remaining Tory MPs...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 25th June 2022, 03:11 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
I still liked this ...

I still liked this

https://twitter.com/JolyonMaugham/status/1524521481773924352
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
In 1941, US sanctions on Japan forced it to...

In 1941, US sanctions on Japan forced it to attack as otherwise its war machine would have failed, I think within 6 months according to internal Japanese reports
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,803
Posted By jimbob
thread closed as requested and other thread is ...

thread closed as requested and other thread is


Roe v. Wade: Recanting of the reversal (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=344248)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 24th June 2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By jimbob
Likewise. I did have a brief email...

Likewise.

I did have a brief email correspondence with Drexler when I was doing my Masters,
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 42,509
Posted By jimbob
An interesting take on this from the Telegraph...

An interesting take on this from the Telegraph (via MSN)
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,674
Posted By jimbob
I have moved the discussion of the SCOTUS to the...

I have moved the discussion of the SCOTUS to the merged thread on that subject

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=359814
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
Part of this conversation ...

Part of this conversation

https://twitter.com/ShaunHoughton7/status/1540196630665826305?s=20&t=KIhyEfUsUV9dH6mjfOILwA
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
My comment on Twitter was that those are all...

My comment on Twitter was that those are all reserved for big dogs
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 24th June 2022, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 66,143
Posted By jimbob
Under the current rules of the 1922 Committee, ...

Under the current rules of the 1922 Committee,
Which can apparently be changed by a simple majority of Tory MPs.
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