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Forum: USA Politics 3rd July 2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,409
Posted By funk de fino
And waste the money that could be spent on the...

And waste the money that could be spent on the wall or something else superfluous?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th June 2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 38,326
Posted By funk de fino
Ironically, if we are talking immigration, I live...

Ironically, if we are talking immigration, I live in a Muslim country where only around 11% of the population is local. The rest are immigrants like me. I am an atheist who has been to church once...
Forum: USA Politics 27th June 2017, 02:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,400
Posted By funk de fino
He lied about creating thousands of jobs in...

He lied about creating thousands of jobs in Scotland for his golf scheme. Then took the huff when the government spanked his arse on the offshore windfarm.

He is a pathetic excuse for a human...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
Someone doesn't understand the way of the barter...

Someone doesn't understand the way of the barter in the middle east.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th June 2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,607
Posted By funk de fino
I was called a "muslim loving, tree hugging lefty...

I was called a "muslim loving, tree hugging lefty and traitor to my country" for debating the recent attacks on muslims outside the mosque in the UK. I was claiming it was a terrorist attack. My...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th June 2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 164,108
Posted By funk de fino
Last time they were in it was pretty much 10...

Last time they were in it was pretty much 10 years of stable economy. No boom and bust. Arguably the bust that came was because of a global phenomena that would have hurt the UK whoever was in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2017, 02:24 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 114,683
Posted By funk de fino
I don't think the detail is necessary. It shows...

I don't think the detail is necessary. It shows that the USA is very sick indeed that this guy had to die like this.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2017, 02:18 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 41,617
Posted By funk de fino
Tragic case.

Tragic case.
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,594
Posted By funk de fino
Nice rhetorical question.

Nice rhetorical question.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th June 2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 21,355
Posted By funk de fino
Ah, yes. Seized. The word he actually did not...

Ah, yes. Seized. The word he actually did not use. Useful idiots lap it all up.
Forum: USA Politics 16th June 2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,681
Views: 455,454
Posted By funk de fino
This is the best suggestion I have read yet.

This is the best suggestion I have read yet.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th June 2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,459
Posted By funk de fino
The SNP campaign was not all about Indyref 2. ...

The SNP campaign was not all about Indyref 2.

The unionists campaign was. The idiotic call for an election cost both May and Sturgeon.

The SNP made it more about policies and Brexit.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th June 2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,459
Posted By funk de fino
Only in La La land would a party get more seats...

Only in La La land would a party get more seats than all their direct opponents put together and people would call it a loss.

Less than 10 years ago the SNP had 6 seats. They had 491K votes. Now...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 8th June 2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
As an aside a few ex England footballers live...

As an aside a few ex England footballers live around mine and work for BEIN sports which has been taken off air. I would imagine if they were in studios here then they would be shut down. And if...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 8th June 2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
To be fair, having been there, I wouldn't be...

To be fair, having been there, I wouldn't be sympathetic. They have brought a lot of this on their own heads. I see the stuff about planted speeches but Aljazeera also added a derogatory cartoon...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th June 2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 74,293
Posted By funk de fino
Similar to attacking Corbyn on the IRA while...

Similar to attacking Corbyn on the IRA while supporting and arming other terrorist orgs?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th June 2017, 03:15 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 74,293
Posted By funk de fino
Have police numbers dropped in Scotland?

Have police numbers dropped in Scotland?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
I think they want a change in leadership and have...

I think they want a change in leadership and have someone in mind to step in.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
Worst of all I have had to change my TV...

Worst of all I have had to change my TV subscription as BEIN sports is blocked. The end is nigh.....
Forum: USA Politics 6th June 2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 100,229
Posted By funk de fino
No, they don't. We are supplanting the need for...

No, they don't. We are supplanting the need for that coal. And it will always be in peaks and trough because as long as it is unregulated industry output the jobs from fracking will go up and down...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2017, 02:01 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,459
Posted By funk de fino
If anyone deserves to lose a seat it is that...

If anyone deserves to lose a seat it is that lying sack of crap Carmichael.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2017, 01:59 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
Ex pats I know reporting that wire transfers have...

Ex pats I know reporting that wire transfers have been blocked so they cannot get their money out.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th June 2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
No updates on whether the Qatar gas supplies to...

No updates on whether the Qatar gas supplies to Abu Dhabi and Oman will be cut off. That could cause serious issues here
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th June 2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,459
Posted By funk de fino
I am in the 1 to 25 bracket. I think SNP...

I am in the 1 to 25 bracket.

I think SNP will drop a fair few but at the end of the day it will still be a resounding win regardless of what the media will try and portray. It wasn't long ago...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th June 2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
Kuwait is always seen as a calming influence due...

Kuwait is always seen as a calming influence due to the different ruling structure. It is not unusual for them to stay on the fringes as is the same with Oman.

This is going back to 2014 issues...
Forum: USA Politics 5th June 2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,681
Views: 455,454
Posted By funk de fino
America, I have faith in you. You can get rid of...

America, I have faith in you. You can get rid of this bozo. I will be there next week to check on your progress. I will of course be avoiding all political discussions in the canteen. They don't...
Forum: USA Politics 5th June 2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,944
Posted By funk de fino
As well those who are mind numbingly dumb and...

As well those who are mind numbingly dumb and don't need the brain washing
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th June 2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
It's a them or us moment for Qatar. Insulting...

It's a them or us moment for Qatar. Insulting the King of Saudi publically was never going to end well.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th June 2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
Qataris will not even be allowed to transit...

Qataris will not even be allowed to transit through UAE.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th June 2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
At the moment all Qatari nationals have to be out...

At the moment all Qatari nationals have to be out of the country in 14 days. Same with Saudi. Flights suspended. Land border with Saudi closed off. Sea transport cut off. Egypt, Yemen and others...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th June 2017, 03:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
That's not to say my link was to a completely...

That's not to say my link was to a completely unbiased source. However I was merely linking to the developments and could have used a multitude of links
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th June 2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
Your source is well known Turkish propaganda...

Your source is well known Turkish propaganda outlet with Conspiracy Theory tendencies.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th June 2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
What's being said here is that they have found...

What's being said here is that they have found something linking Qatar to supporting the Houthis in Yemen despite being involved in the coalition. Additionally al Jazeera insulted the king of Saudi...
Forum: USA Politics 5th June 2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 100,229
Posted By funk de fino
Coal jobs decimated in a large part by the shale...

Coal jobs decimated in a large part by the shale gas/oil revolution. Which then tanked the gas/oil price. Which then cost hundreds of thousands of oil & gas jobs. This was driven in a large part...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 5th June 2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,606
Posted By funk de fino
Qatar scandal/GCC nations cut ties with Qatar

So this just happened. Its kicking off a wee bit

http://www.thenational.ae/world/middle-east/uae-and-saudi-arabia-cut-ties-with-qatar--live-updates
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 31st May 2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,480
Posted By funk de fino
You best discuss that with the learned scholarly...

You best discuss that with the learned scholarly imams then. Once you learn arabic. I can wait.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 31st May 2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,480
Posted By funk de fino
Oh. I have that experience too. Probably as long...

Oh. I have that experience too. Probably as long as you also.



You'd almost think you have no freekin idea what you are talking about. I certainly do.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th May 2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,480
Posted By funk de fino
According to the most scholarly imams this should...

According to the most scholarly imams this should say "twisted" not "literal".
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th May 2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 323,480
Posted By funk de fino
Yet I live in a muslim majority country and that...

Yet I live in a muslim majority country and that isn't the case. Strange that.

You'd almost think it was the people and the culture rather than the religion.
Forum: USA Politics 22nd May 2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,193
Posted By funk de fino
Not really. I have worked there and lived in the...

Not really. I have worked there and lived in the Middle East for years. So closer to reality than you may think.

Rolling out the red carpet is part of the manipulation. Duh!
Forum: USA Politics 22nd May 2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 29,529
Posted By funk de fino
Ah yes, the same conservatives who claim to be...

Ah yes, the same conservatives who claim to be Christian. I've met a lot of those asshats in Texas.
Forum: USA Politics 22nd May 2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,193
Posted By funk de fino
Cake and eat it eh?

Cake and eat it eh?
Forum: Computers and the Internet 22nd May 2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,113
Posted By funk de fino
My school bought an Apple computer for the maths...

My school bought an Apple computer for the maths department. I think it would have been around 36 years ago. maybe an Apple III ?

My year was the first year who were able to take a computer...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd May 2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 29,529
Posted By funk de fino
And to be fair it was more an ideological thing. ...

And to be fair it was more an ideological thing. I think it was close to 99p in the pound at one point hence a large exit of many millionaires for tax reasons.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd May 2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 183,709
Posted By funk de fino
it's very strange because my two Venezuelan...

it's very strange because my two Venezuelan colleagues say CE is incorrect. The state sponsored propaganda tool is full of bull crap yet CE continues to peddle the stuff here while using silly...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd May 2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 208,335
Posted By funk de fino
I think they have shot themselves in the foot...

I think they have shot themselves in the foot with the "attack" on their core voters. Also Labour are galvanising younger and older voters with the tuition fees stuff and the triple lock stuff.
...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd May 2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 29,529
Posted By funk de fino
But it wasn't on his entire income. Only on that...

But it wasn't on his entire income. Only on that income above the arbitrary high tax rate band at the time. That's where a lot of people get it totally wrong. They think it is on the full amount. ...
Forum: USA Politics 21st May 2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,193
Posted By funk de fino
That video of Putin and the others laughing their...

That video of Putin and the others laughing their tits off was highly amusing.
Forum: USA Politics 21st May 2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3,681
Views: 455,454
Posted By funk de fino
It varies from country to country. There are...

It varies from country to country. There are always fundie trolls on social media who stir it up. You'd be shocked at what you can see here in Dubai day in and day out. If you google Sheikha Haya...
Forum: USA Politics 21st May 2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3,681
Views: 455,454
Posted By funk de fino
Not so much lust but more coveting. A bit like...

Not so much lust but more coveting. A bit like the 10 commandments. Thou must not covet another mans wife. If you cant see her face you are unlikely to try and steal her away.

I've worked there...
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