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Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 21st September 2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 90,624
Posted By ponderingturtle
Object permanence is over rated.

Object permanence is over rated.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st September 2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 20,015
Posted By ponderingturtle
I would add in giving Ukraine back their nukes. ...

I would add in giving Ukraine back their nukes. Russia violated the agreement that ukraine gave them up, so russia should give them back.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st September 2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 76,201
Posted By ponderingturtle
Especially after the training personnel who were...

Especially after the training personnel who were supposed to refresh them got sent to the front.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th September 2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 76,201
Posted By ponderingturtle
After his humiliation at SCO Summit of being made...

After his humiliation at SCO Summit of being made to wait, he wanted to flex and make people wait for him.
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th September 2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 5,976
Posted By ponderingturtle
Angler Fish, the male merges with the female and...

Angler Fish, the male merges with the female and loses organs and become just a set of testicles for her.
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 19,062
Posted By ponderingturtle
Getting a profit seems to be pretty easy, look at...

Getting a profit seems to be pretty easy, look at how much the Stop the Steal got as profit.
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,380
Posted By ponderingturtle
I will admit to hearing lots of good things about...

I will admit to hearing lots of good things about Muller.
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 19,062
Posted By ponderingturtle
Well it is texas...

Well it is texas...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th September 2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 20,015
Posted By ponderingturtle
Taiwan was never part of communist china. Civil...

Taiwan was never part of communist china. Civil wars result in nations breaking up all the time.
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 19,062
Posted By ponderingturtle
But so many of them are the wrong color of...

But so many of them are the wrong color of immigrant. Like how Ben Franklin complained that this was no longer a nation of proper white people because all those swarthy germans were immigrating to...
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,380
Posted By ponderingturtle
Operation Wetback is a bit of a black mark...

Operation Wetback is a bit of a black mark against him.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,380
Posted By ponderingturtle
I would toss in Teddy Roosevelt as another good...

I would toss in Teddy Roosevelt as another good republican president.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 19,062
Posted By ponderingturtle
I think america should do good things now, but we...

I think america should do good things now, but we shouldn't pretend that there is something about american culture that includes doing such things. FDR new about the holocaust and wouldn't permit...
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 19,062
Posted By ponderingturtle
And the nation always hated immigrants despite...

And the nation always hated immigrants despite one city putting that on a statue.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th September 2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,644
Posted By ponderingturtle
Yea but they want to keep their tax exempt...

Yea but they want to keep their tax exempt status, like the big to do when christian schools had to let in black students to keep their tax exempt status.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 19,062
Posted By ponderingturtle
Please we refused jews fleeing the holocaust, why...

Please we refused jews fleeing the holocaust, why should we treat them any better? There is nothing american about helping others.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 19,062
Posted By ponderingturtle
Clearly florida hates refugees, I look forward to...

Clearly florida hates refugees, I look forward to seeing the new stance sending cubans back home.
Forum: USA Politics 15th September 2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,084
Posted By ponderingturtle
The president can't destroy documents covered in...

The president can't destroy documents covered in the presidential records act.
Forum: USA Politics 15th September 2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 7,084
Posted By ponderingturtle
And what happens if they just ignore the law?

And what happens if they just ignore the law?
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 14th September 2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 198,400
Posted By ponderingturtle
It simply bans them in excess of attorneys fees. ...

It simply bans them in excess of attorneys fees.

"Statutes which provide for punitive damages awards usually specify their amount or establish a maximum dollar figure. Where punitive damages are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th September 2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 110,319
Posted By ponderingturtle
Here we go true cancel culture. An event...

Here we go true cancel culture. An event canceled due to threats of violence.
...
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,974
Posted By ponderingturtle
Unless of course he was black then everyone knows...

Unless of course he was black then everyone knows the second amendment doesn't apply at all.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,974
Posted By ponderingturtle
Thank god brandishing a weapon isn't illegal or a...

Thank god brandishing a weapon isn't illegal or a crime/ threat.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th September 2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 76,313
Posted By ponderingturtle
Edited for Rule 11 - Response to a mod box in...

Edited for Rule 11 - Response to a mod box in thread.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,244
Posted By ponderingturtle
And why we need to ban Pumpkins ...

And why we need to ban Pumpkins

https://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-new-hampshire-pumpkin-riots-20141019-story.html

Or god forbid someone try to cold a football couch to account...
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,244
Posted By ponderingturtle
Or you know pumpkins happen. And Keene...

Or you know pumpkins happen. And Keene specifically had an armored vehical to deal with the pumpkin festival but did they use it? No of course not on good white college kids they didn't.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,244
Posted By ponderingturtle
Or the police do their basic procedure of sealing...

Or the police do their basic procedure of sealing all the exits and ordering the crowd to disperse. Then when they fail to do that the violence comes out because they are not obeying impossible...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th September 2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 15,254
Posted By ponderingturtle
Twitter approves Musks bid to buy it. ...

Twitter approves Musks bid to buy it.

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/13/twitter-shareholders-vote-to-approve-elon-musks-bid-to-buy-the-company.html
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,559
Posted By ponderingturtle
Clearly you are not an american.

Clearly you are not an american.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,559
Posted By ponderingturtle
This is about rights not safety though. No one...

This is about rights not safety though. No one is asking are you safer with this policy, of course you aren't, but it is still your right.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,244
Posted By ponderingturtle
Ah sorry, without a quote I mistook what post it...

Ah sorry, without a quote I mistook what post it was a reply to.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,244
Posted By ponderingturtle
Ask supporters of Modi, he seems to have some...

Ask supporters of Modi, he seems to have some pretty hard fascist leanings.
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,244
Posted By ponderingturtle
There seem to be two questions here, Is...

There seem to be two questions here,

Is Trump a Fascist?

Does supporting a fascist make one a fascist?

The thing is people view fascist as such a negative connotation that it is divorced...
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,299
Posted By ponderingturtle
But money is speech and you can not limit it in...

But money is speech and you can not limit it in that fashion. It is intrinsic to how you framed your support. About the only thing that would fly in your view of the first amendment is if the money...
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,244
Posted By ponderingturtle
So Hitler in the early 20's before the beer hall...

So Hitler in the early 20's before the beer hall putsch, and probably after it as well because so few nazis were actually involved in that attempt to over throw the government, it would be like...
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 05:45 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 7,244
Posted By ponderingturtle
Ergo you don't consider Trump a fascist. He is...

Ergo you don't consider Trump a fascist. He is just some other kind of hard right want to be dictator.
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 67,086
Posted By ponderingturtle
Maybe maybe not, the primaries would have been...

Maybe maybe not, the primaries would have been different so that people would have had to vote for a democrat first instead of a Republican first and a democrat second.

Would that guy who came in...
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,299
Posted By ponderingturtle
Hence why homes owned by a black person are only...

Hence why homes owned by a black person are only worth half of what it would be if owned by a white person and there is nothing racist about any of that. No racism involved, just like blacks make...
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,299
Posted By ponderingturtle
Hence the constitutional right to unlimited...

Hence the constitutional right to unlimited political dark money.
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,974
Posted By ponderingturtle
This is being asserted without evidence. How...

This is being asserted without evidence. How much of the deforestation was for fuel, vs lumber, vs clearing land for crops?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th September 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 76,201
Posted By ponderingturtle
Well in theory they have the conscript units that...

Well in theory they have the conscript units that they can't deploy with out the general mobilization that they would likely have to enact if they lost russian territory.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th September 2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 76,201
Posted By ponderingturtle
We kept them from attacking military targets in...

We kept them from attacking military targets in Russia with the limitations on longer range missiles being provided. To an extent this is exactly what the west has done.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th September 2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 76,201
Posted By ponderingturtle
Will the west continue to support them in taking...

Will the west continue to support them in taking Russian Territory?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th September 2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 76,201
Posted By ponderingturtle
That all sounds good but I am not sure how much...

That all sounds good but I am not sure how much of an existential threat Ukraine can be to Russia and it in no small part comes down to nukes. I think that military aid to Ukraine is unlikely to be...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th September 2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 76,201
Posted By ponderingturtle
I already specified that they captured that,...

I already specified that they captured that, hence the pre-2014 border. I mean I guess they could capture it again from themselves but that would be really strange.

Once they take all the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th September 2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 76,201
Posted By ponderingturtle
If Ukraine captures all the land to its pre-2014...

If Ukraine captures all the land to its pre-2014 borders what happens then?
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 55,400
Posted By ponderingturtle
Well the woman in question does seem to be more...

Well the woman in question does seem to be more broadly pro choice, maybe. The article does not articulate what her stance on abortion currently is, or on broader politics, though the guy who funded...
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,089
Views: 55,400
Posted By ponderingturtle
New Mexico not Mexico.

New Mexico not Mexico.
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,974
Posted By ponderingturtle
He went there to have a confrontation, he got...

He went there to have a confrontation, he got what he wanted. He got to live the dream of all gun owners.
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,974
Posted By ponderingturtle
And of course going there with the express intent...

And of course going there with the express intent of getting raped. Why leave that out?
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