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Forum: Economics, Business and Finance Yesterday, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 166,008
Posted By Babbylonian
Exchanges which now regularly deny people access...

Exchanges which now regularly deny people access to their [fake] money. Buy the "dip," suckers!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 3,971
Posted By Babbylonian
Boy, that would sure be nice. Too bad that the...

Boy, that would sure be nice. Too bad that the states banning abortion are the ones that won't offer meaningful sex education in their schools. Because that's just how conservative morons roll.
Forum: USA Politics 24th June 2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Babbylonian
The Republicans are free to support whatever...

The Republicans are free to support whatever weak, pointless gun control bills they want. They know that if any of their constituents find a provision unacceptable, the courts will happily gut the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 751
Posted By Babbylonian
It's not just the cops at this point. The whole...

It's not just the cops at this point. The whole city government are circling the wagons in order to preserve their power. They know exactly how short the distance is between blaming the cops and...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 20th June 2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 166,008
Posted By Babbylonian
Should I be surprised that the Bitcoin advocates...

Should I be surprised that the Bitcoin advocates here are disingenuous to the point of being outright deceptive?
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 19th June 2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 166,008
Posted By Babbylonian
That is already happening in both the used and...

That is already happening in both the used and new markets.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 18th June 2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 166,008
Posted By Babbylonian
Thumbs up Even accepting all your numbers (I'm sure someone...

Even accepting all your numbers (I'm sure someone with an interest can verify or refute them), gold has actual physical, non-ornamental uses. Bitcoin is nothing and represents only the power wasted...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 18th June 2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 166,008
Posted By Babbylonian
A good reason like profligate waste of...

A good reason like profligate waste of electricity? Like using so much power that it's in a race with the Internet itself?

It's pretty ******* telling that you fail to address this every time it's...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 18th June 2022, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 166,008
Posted By Babbylonian
Very poetic. Utter nonsense, of course, but it...

Very poetic. Utter nonsense, of course, but it definitely could be part of a new crypto commercial.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 16th June 2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By Babbylonian
Predicting that a dictator with imperialist...

Predicting that a dictator with imperialist ambitions would invade a neighboring country which he has already invaded once might be the easiest prediction ever. Given that the other predictions are...
Forum: USA Politics 16th June 2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 156,472
Posted By Babbylonian
Okay, that's just absurd. Trump has never needed...

Okay, that's just absurd. Trump has never needed more than bald-faced lies to inflame his supporters. The idea that any group of people could have "held a joint press conference" and accomplished...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 15th June 2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 166,008
Posted By Babbylonian
Because they use - waste - absurd amounts of...

Because they use - waste - absurd amounts of electricity. How is that not reason enough?
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 13th June 2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 166,008
Posted By Babbylonian
It's clear that block[chain]heads don't...

It's clear that block[chain]heads don't understand what bubbles are and why they burst. Put simply, it's when a market is wildly overvalued (bubble) and then people realize it and run away from the...
Forum: USA Politics 9th June 2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 156,472
Posted By Babbylonian
Fair enough. It is still factually inaccurate...

Fair enough. It is still factually inaccurate that "half are dumber and half are smarter." The inaccuracy is made tiresome by people who say it because they think it makes them look like one of the...
Forum: USA Politics 9th June 2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 156,472
Posted By Babbylonian
Do any of them bother to remind you that...

Do any of them bother to remind you that "average" is not the same as "mean," or perhaps point out the error that there's not just a single person of average intelligence and thus less than half the...
Forum: Trials and Errors 8th June 2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By Babbylonian
Meh. I wouldn't stay awake for a trial in which...

Meh. I wouldn't stay awake for a trial in which I'd already made my decision*.

*Of course, that would never happen to me because I wouldn't allow myself to be selected for a jury if I was so...
Forum: Trials and Errors 7th June 2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 110,577
Posted By Babbylonian
Being obviously guilty because there is...

Being obviously guilty because there is conclusive evidence of guilt is not the same thing as being unable to get a fair trial. A "fair trial" is not defined as both sides having an equal chance of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,282
Posted By Babbylonian
Texas A&M is a public university. MIT is a...

Texas A&M is a public university. MIT is a private one. Presumably, if Rittenhouse can meet the academic requirements Texas A&M would have to admit him, though if enough people are admitted ahead of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th June 2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,826
Posted By Babbylonian
Indeed. Getting out while paying only a billion...

Indeed. Getting out while paying only a billion is the dream for him. Of course, now that he's enlisted the Texas AG in his army it's possible that could generate some "good enough for court" smoke...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th June 2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,826
Posted By Babbylonian
It's a good thing there are no other pressing...

It's a good thing there are no other pressing issues for the top law enforcement officer in Texas. The man clearly knows how to prioritize.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th June 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,826
Posted By Babbylonian
He doesn't care about the billion dollars. He'd...

He doesn't care about the billion dollars. He'd make that up with Tesla value rebounding once this ill-advised adventure is over.

What the self-important, evil prick does care about is making...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th June 2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,227
Posted By Babbylonian
God is everything, including a handsome, virile...

God is everything, including a handsome, virile 17-year-old.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st June 2022, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,308
Posted By Babbylonian
These cops are sucking down 40% of the municipal...

These cops are sucking down 40% of the municipal budget and their ****-sipping chief supposedly received training for exactly this kind of situation within the last six months. It's either cowardice...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th May 2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 32,308
Posted By Babbylonian
Oh, good. I was worried that this thread wouldn't...

Oh, good. I was worried that this thread wouldn't include information on Washington gun laws. My world will be incomplete unless it also includes extensive information about silencers.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th May 2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 6,293
Posted By Babbylonian
You'd be able to make a start by taking people at...

You'd be able to make a start by taking people at their word rather than starting with the presumption that they're lying out of shame and a desire to fit in.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th May 2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 6,293
Posted By Babbylonian
No, I haven't. Again, I am not sexually attracted...

No, I haven't. Again, I am not sexually attracted to men or those who present as men. This is not an unusual circumstance.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th May 2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 6,293
Posted By Babbylonian
I'm happy to discuss it. I find Karl Urban, for...

I'm happy to discuss it. I find Karl Urban, for example, quite attractive. However, I have no interest in making out with him, let alone engaging in more intimate sexual play. The same holds true for...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th May 2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 6,293
Posted By Babbylonian
Let me explain: Sometimes a boy or girl is only...

Let me explain: Sometimes a boy or girl is only sexually attracted to girls and sometimes a girl or boy is only sexually attracted to boys and sometimes things are more complicated than that.

It...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th May 2022, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 94,032
Posted By Babbylonian
He had a motorcycle and they were looking for a...

He had a motorcycle and they were looking for a "group of bikers who were pointing guns at people in the county." He obviously deserved whatever he got.

Seriously, this is great stuff. They were...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 19th May 2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 166,008
Posted By Babbylonian
According to your definition of Bitcoin, which...

According to your definition of Bitcoin, which varies depending on... something.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th May 2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,001
Posted By Babbylonian
And the message requesting her yes vote for a...

And the message requesting her yes vote for a bill protecting abortion rights included the word "please."
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th May 2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 94,032
Posted By Babbylonian
Don't tell [or condescend to] me. Tell the...

Don't tell [or condescend to] me. Tell the Supreme Court which has held that a drug-sniffing dog can be used to provide probable cause for a search....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th May 2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,001
Posted By Babbylonian
Laws are supposed to be passed in order to...

Laws are supposed to be passed in order to address actual problems. Abortion is not a problem.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th May 2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 76,001
Posted By Babbylonian
I also live in such a place. Oregon.

I also live in such a place. Oregon.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th May 2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 94,032
Posted By Babbylonian
I honestly don't care about a drug-sniffing dog's...

I honestly don't care about a drug-sniffing dog's accuracy as long as there's at least reasonable suspicion (as opposed to probable cause) before bringing in the dog. Neither the presence of a bus on...
Forum: USA Politics 12th May 2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,514
Posted By Babbylonian
Gee, I wonder what might have changed......

Gee, I wonder what might have changed... something within the last several months?
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 12th May 2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 166,008
Posted By Babbylonian
Used electricity has never been worth nothing.

Used electricity has never been worth nothing.
Forum: USA Politics 6th May 2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,514
Posted By Babbylonian
It doesn't display a crayon-generated childish...

It doesn't display a crayon-generated childish scrawl.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd April 2022, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 94,032
Posted By Babbylonian
I wouldn't call it a "theme." It's that most...

I wouldn't call it a "theme." It's that most people don't really care about injustice unless it impacts them or someone close to them. It's easier just to shrug and assume the affected people are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th April 2022, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 94,032
Posted By Babbylonian
Sociopathy is a helluva thing.

Sociopathy is a helluva thing.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th April 2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 6,263
Posted By Babbylonian
Don't forget the fringe reset, pretending that...

Don't forget the fringe reset, pretending that there is some question regarding the legitimacy of the no-knock warrant. They got three of those warrants to take three doors to places they thought...
Forum: USA Politics 9th April 2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 22,312
Posted By Babbylonian
Thanks for the update. Yes, police try to avoid...

Thanks for the update. Yes, police try to avoid obvious entrapment.


That's a nonsensical example. A cop making that proposal would absolutely be guilty of entrapment. It's not a question of...
Forum: USA Politics 9th April 2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 22,312
Posted By Babbylonian
I agree. I'm only expressing my own innate...

I agree. I'm only expressing my own innate discomfort with government agents participating in these kinds of situations in an effort to increase the severity of the crimes they eventually prosecute....
Forum: USA Politics 9th April 2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 22,312
Posted By Babbylonian
Of course it is. If law enforcement officers or...

Of course it is. If law enforcement officers or agents thereof convince someone to commit a crime which that person would not otherwise have committed, that's entrapment. It goes to intent.
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th March 2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,179
Posted By Babbylonian
Those reports are almost certainly being released...

Those reports are almost certainly being released to give Putin a way to quit and blame others for his failure. True or not, I doubt correct information would have changed Putin's orders. He wanted...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th March 2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,695
Posted By Babbylonian
Or that the other instances were justified....

Or that the other instances were justified. Getting away with unreasonable force is a trivial exercise for police officers. They get the benefit of every possible doubt from the system in which they...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th March 2022, 04:16 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 94,032
Posted By Babbylonian
Yup. Coroners are just like the rest of our...

Yup. Coroners are just like the rest of our government cogs: They all want to keep the cops happy and distorting the truth in their favor is easy.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th March 2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3,758
Views: 116,218
Posted By Babbylonian
:sdl::sdl: They'll get whatever that evil prick...

:sdl::sdl:
They'll get whatever that evil prick Assad is willing to pay them and they'll like it.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th March 2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,758
Views: 116,218
Posted By Babbylonian
Thanks for explaining that, because I'm a *******...

Thanks for explaining that, because I'm a ******* moron. :rolleyes:
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th March 2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,758
Views: 116,218
Posted By Babbylonian
Based on what the Russian military has...

Based on what the Russian military has accomplished so far, I don't think there's any risk of them successfully attacking any discrete moving targets.
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