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Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 11:15 PM
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Posted By jimbob
I have seen some white supremacists* on Twitter...

I have seen some white supremacists* on Twitter trying to push a meme showing the FBI when they find out it has boxes of Hilary's emails.



*full on neo-Nazis
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,630
Posted By jimbob
I've taken the liberty of splitting off the...

I've taken the liberty of splitting off the discussion about how to escape a sinking car into http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=360871
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 01:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,630
Posted By jimbob
Any more details?

Any more details?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 01:09 PM
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Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
https://twitter.com/noclador/status/15587534859523...

https://twitter.com/noclador/status/1558753485952368641?s=20&t=TdCf-WJ9uuD24ApadDMwGg

Part of a thread arguing that the Russians were firing missiles on preset courses with preset fuzes in an...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3,101
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Posted By jimbob
"Bad Opsec" Following that link - one of the...

"Bad Opsec" Following that link - one of the Russian Telegram channels that was posting propaganda actually had an address in one of the images it posted.
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 05:55 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
Nicely put

Nicely put
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 05:55 AM
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Views: 1,630
Posted By jimbob
https://www.cinemablend.com/news/1692789/why-nail-...

https://www.cinemablend.com/news/1692789/why-nail-guns-make-disappointing-weapons-according-to-ryan-reynolds

Who would have thought that guns make better guns than nailguns?
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 04:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,630
Posted By jimbob
I think one of the Lethal Weapon films? Maybe the...

I think one of the Lethal Weapon films? Maybe the first.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 02:20 AM
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Posted By jimbob
Seems accurate

Seems accurate
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 12:45 AM
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Posted By jimbob
https://twitter.com/bayraktar_1love/status/1558718...

https://twitter.com/bayraktar_1love/status/1558718931799515136?s=20&t=TTBas_Nf2p_7eB5FvXWgXQ



That bridge doesn't look happy
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Yesterday, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
Yes Indeed. I have just used the...

Yes



Indeed. I have just used the google translate app on my phone to transcribe what he was saying and he seems to be talking about how the S400 is superior to the S-300 SAM system in part...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 13th August 2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
https://samf.substack.com/p/winning-through-attrit...

https://samf.substack.com/p/winning-through-attrition?utm_source=twitter&sd=pf

interesting article. Also pointing out that Russia needs to convince the West that Ukraine is lost, or otherwise...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 13th August 2022, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 189,179
Posted By jimbob
Basically, Jones seemed to have got a lawyer who...

Basically, Jones seemed to have got a lawyer who could bear to work with him, and happy to avoid any pretence of professionalism.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 13th August 2022, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
Don't forget, we know that because the Russian...

Don't forget, we know that because the Russian propaganda video failed to hide it.

Meanwhile Darth Putin makes a good point in this series of tweets.
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 13th August 2022, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
Check out the video ...

Check out the video

https://twitter.com/DarthPutinKGB/status/1558043111259095042?s=20&t=YBtSpj2EZGo111Fd6qC-GA
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 13th August 2022, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 189,179
Posted By jimbob
Indeed - posts 1113-1115 are spot on

Indeed - posts 1113-1115 are spot on
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 13th August 2022, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 189,179
Posted By jimbob
Yes, emotional investment is a thing. ...

Yes, emotional investment is a thing.


Once you have convinced someone to buy into your cult, they will work hard to stay in it.
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 12:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,630
Posted By jimbob
He apparently posted that he thought the nailgun...

He apparently posted that he thought the nailgun would work against bullet proof glass.

He discovered that it didn't.
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
Has Fox News turned on Trump? ...

Has Fox News turned on Trump?

https://twitter.com/davenewworld_2/status/1558209878157660160?s=20&t=dN2ZMg85ltqwf86xRFTJmw
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
https://twitter.com/swagner1213/status/15581919208...

https://twitter.com/swagner1213/status/1558191920828104706?s=20&t=38-XWfAxwnMPMLpj21zEDA
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 11:20 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
Just a big fat nothing ...

Just a big fat nothing

https://twitter.com/JuliaDavisNews/status/1558289365004128264
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th August 2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
Pretty much what I had thought. I was a teenager...

Pretty much what I had thought. I was a teenager when I read it. The Threat - Inside the Soviet Military Machine by Andrew Coburn, which I read first and which referenced that a lot was certainly...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th August 2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
Have you read "The Liberators" by Viktor Surakov?...

Have you read "The Liberators" by Viktor Surakov?

It wasn't vodka, he claims they were reduced to putting boot polish onto bread in order to soak up the turpentine and eat that.
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/pictur...

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=1447&pictureid=13174

From a Twitter DM group
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
Cheers, I wondered but the trouble is "idiotic...

Cheers, I wondered but the trouble is "idiotic governor" meant that I wasn't sure if it was actually reporting something that was*literally* true, not just metaphorically true.

Basically, I have...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th August 2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
Well we knew that from mid March. But it cannot...

Well we knew that from mid March. But it cannot be good for morale
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 01:14 PM
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Posted By jimbob
Qué?

Qué?
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 01:08 PM
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Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
I had thought about your term for him from...

I had thought about your term for him from earlier when I heard the idea that he was selling the data
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1558176523...

https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1558176523731062784?s=20&t=rqARQ9QL9KmYNiuK7Ehi5w



Looking more juicy
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
Nicely put

Nicely put
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 12:44 PM
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Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
They are more along the lines of "if you have a...

They are more along the lines of "if you have a bayonet, push... If you hit mush, keep pushing. If you hit steel, stop."

ETA, so hell yes, push back and show there is a penalty.

Also Trump has...
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 21,323
Posted By jimbob
https://twitter.com/IntelCrab/status/1558163078038...

https://twitter.com/IntelCrab/status/1558163078038044675



Ouch
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th August 2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,073
Posted By jimbob
the flipside of this. Don't treat our...

the flipside of this.

Don't treat our children like dogs!”. Russia's military prosecutor's hacked archive reveals true state of affairs at the front
(https://theins.ru/en/politics/254048)
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th August 2022, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
Don't treat our children like dogs!”. Russia's...

Don't treat our children like dogs!”. Russia's military prosecutor's hacked archive reveals true state of affairs at the front
(https://theins.ru/en/politics/254048)
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th August 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
Non-hotlinked image below 47037

Non-hotlinked image below

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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th August 2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
They might have competition ...

They might have competition

https://twitter.com/TDF_UA/status/1557779601002319872?s=20&t=1G58Nh7K-NrfkENyUrGk8A
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th August 2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
The point is that it is also beyond the range of...

The point is that it is also beyond the range of most publicised Ukrainian weapons.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th August 2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
https://twitter.com/Osinttechnical/status/15568914...

https://twitter.com/Osinttechnical/status/1556891463748927490?s=20&t=m3HV4kWrWu2n16W0TwisXg

This happened a similar time and was apparently 175km from the front line
Forum: USA Politics 10th August 2022, 11:20 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 33,942
Posted By jimbob
GOP delanda est.

GOP delanda est.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th August 2022, 12:45 PM
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Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
Looks consistent with what we have seen elsewhere...

Looks consistent with what we have seen elsewhere from the ground
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th August 2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
It was 200 km from the nearest...

It was 200 km from the nearest Ukrainian-controlled territory so they probably thought it was safe.

Any of the option: special forces, partisans, or missile attacks are bad news for Russia in...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 10th August 2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 189,179
Posted By jimbob
Exactly. Incompetence is far more likely

Exactly.

Incompetence is far more likely
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th August 2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
indeed: ...

indeed:

https://twitter.com/OChirca/status/1557003778418786308?s=20&t=khZw986TFxvitBArYbCnKA
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 10th August 2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 189,179
Posted By jimbob
I guess that the defence lawyer's one fingered...

I guess that the defence lawyer's one fingered salute to the plaintiffs's lawyer earlier in the trial could have been considered a declaration that normal professional courtesies had been suspended.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th August 2022, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3,101
Views: 101,341
Posted By jimbob
To use the words of the person who shared this...

To use the words of the person who shared this quote


It's lucky, then, that Saki airfield wasn't attacked and it was all just an accident.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th August 2022, 04:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 798
Posted By jimbob
You reckon Johnson would pass up any rather fine...

You reckon Johnson would pass up any rather fine spirits to anyone else?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 9th August 2022, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 189,179
Posted By jimbob
but few people would try to throw him under a bus...

but few people would try to throw him under a bus by hugging him close and jumping under the bus. The best option for him is that he ruins his career.

I'm going for incompetent.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 9th August 2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 189,179
Posted By jimbob
There would have to have been something as...

There would have to have been something as obvious as "intimate texts sent between Jones and Roger Stone" to paraphrase Bankston in his rebuttal of Reynal's claim of a mistrial.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 9th August 2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 189,179
Posted By jimbob
Minor addition. The only thing that would...

Minor addition.

The only thing that would improve my day would be if it came to light that the FBI raid on Mar a Largo was prompted by some information in the 300Gb infodump from Jones to his...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 9th August 2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 189,179
Posted By jimbob
INAL but if you are obliged to turn over all the...

INAL but if you are obliged to turn over all the relevant information - being asked not to is almost certainly not an excuse.
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