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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics Today, 01:27 AM
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Posted By dudalb
Once again, following in the footsteps of Stalin .

Once again, following in the footsteps of Stalin .
Forum: USA Politics Today, 01:17 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 5,368
Posted By dudalb
Putin has always had a following on the left; I...

Putin has always had a following on the left; I guess they think he is still a Communist at heart.
One thing Putin is good at is finding support from both political extremes.
Forum: USA Politics Today, 01:15 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 13,298
Posted By dudalb
Looks as if Hurricane is going to hit Florida...

Looks as if Hurricane is going to hit Florida hard,but De Santis seems more interested in his stupid political stunts then in protecting thepeople of Florida.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st September 2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
Looks as if NATO and US are going to call Putin;s...

Looks as if NATO and US are going to call Putin;s bluff. I doubt he has a winning hand.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st September 2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
I think the "Coming of the Revolution" sequence...

I think the "Coming of the Revolution" sequence of "Doctor Zhivago" shows that pretty well..

"By the end of the winter the new boots had worn out. The Russian soldiers begun to do what all the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th September 2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
Now all you have to id convince the vast majority...

Now all you have to id convince the vast majority of the British people of that.
Good luck.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 17th September 2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
I'll just suggest you learn some military history...

I'll just suggest you learn some military history and let it go at that if you think this war is particularly blood.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 12th September 2022, 11:38 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,674
Posted By dudalb
If you are buying whan the OP is selling, I have...

If you are buying whan the OP is selling, I have some ocean front property in Iowa you might be interested in.
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 5,368
Posted By dudalb
Prolbme with Antifa is a very loose coalition,...

Prolbme with Antifa is a very loose coalition, some of whom frankly, are unsavory. Yes,I a looking at the Anarchist wing.
Forum: USA Politics 12th September 2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 114,076
Posted By dudalb
Rumors that the reason why the invitation to the...

Rumors that the reason why the invitation to the funeral to Biden was for the Presiden and the first lady instead of a delegation is because there was fear n the part of UK authoriaties that Trump...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th September 2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
Yes, It is heard over the main opening credits...

Yes, It is heard over the main opening credits and repeated a couple of times in the film as a counter point to a little bit of the old ultraviolence.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th September 2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,197
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Posted By dudalb
My thoughts exactly.

My thoughts exactly.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th September 2022, 01:59 PM
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Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
US has half a dozen air bases in the UK, Biden...

US has half a dozen air bases in the UK, Biden could fly into one of those then use a copter to get to London.
Not sure how the head of states on commerical flights is going to work out.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th September 2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 3,636
Posted By dudalb
Now that would be regarding as offensive by...

Now that would be regarding as offensive by Muslims. It implies that Muhammed is a God, which flies in the face of basic Islamic beliefs.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th September 2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
Now a lot of the military commentators are...

Now a lot of the military commentators are calling the Kharkiv fiasco "Backhand Blow 2.0"
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
CNN pretty much broadcast the entire trip from...

CNN pretty much broadcast the entire trip from Balmoral to Edinborough with aerial shots.
Don Lemon was constanly commenting on how beautiful the scenary was. Indeed. It might be the best free...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
The footage from the Proclamation in Cardiff in...

The footage from the Proclamation in Cardiff in Wales was fun. The procession was led by the gand of the Welsh Guard, with the regiment's mascot, a Goat, in the lead.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
In the most unsuprising news, Pesident Biden has...

In the most unsuprising news, Pesident Biden has accepted the formal invitation to attend the funeral.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
Probably best known to a lot of people as the...

Probably best known to a lot of people as the main title theme in "A Clockwork Orange".
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th September 2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 19,129
Posted By dudalb
The Putin Propaganda machine is not handling the...

The Putin Propaganda machine is not handling the rout of the Russian army in Northeast Ukraine very well.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th September 2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
The Russians are generous. They gave the same...

The Russians are generous. They gave the same kind of donations to the Finns in the Winter War.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th September 2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
Shades of the London blitz of 1940. The Nazis...

Shades of the London blitz of 1940.
The Nazis could not defeat the RAF in the Battle of Britian, so they turned to try to bomb the Civilian population into submission. Did not work.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th September 2022, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
More and more it's clear this is now a full scale...

More and more it's clear this is now a full scale rout.
I would love to be the fly onthe wall in Putin's headquarters....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th September 2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
Or maybe Australians are divided on becomng a...

Or maybe Australians are divided on becomng a republic or not.
Of course I have encountered a couple of Aussies who not like the British at all the term "Bloody Pommies" is used a lot.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th September 2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
Took a second look at the costumed soldiers at...

Took a second look at the costumed soldiers at the procalimation in the City of London, and now I am changing my description;Thye are much more English CIvil War period then Elizabethan. The one in...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th September 2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
The Eastern front sections of a couple of my...

The Eastern front sections of a couple of my World War 2 Atlas are proving very useful.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th September 2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
I think Rout is the word...

I think Rout is the word...
Forum: USA Politics 10th September 2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 5,368
Posted By dudalb
Not even bothering ot try to hide the bigotry, I...

Not even bothering ot try to hide the bigotry, I see.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th September 2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
here in Sacramento the local news has dug up all...

here in Sacramento the local news has dug up all the footage from the Queen's 1983 visit to Sacramento.
Her tour of Sutter'ds Fort, which put on their living history proram for her visit,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th September 2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
Standard Battle dress for an Elizabethan era...

Standard Battle dress for an Elizabethan era Pikeman, so you are not far off with the Musketeer refrence. Equipment had not changed much between The Elizabethan era and the 1620's (when the 3...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th September 2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
Standard Battle dress for an Elizabethan era...

Standard Battle dress for an Elizabethan era Pikeman, so you are not far off with the Musketeer refrence. Equipment had not changed much between The Elizabethan era and the 1620's (when the 3...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th September 2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
Was interested to see that in the reading of the...

Was interested to see that in the reading of the Proclamation in the City of London, the Ceremonial Guards were beasically Elizabethan (The first one) era pikemen.
Forum: USA Politics 9th September 2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,280
Posted By dudalb
I reccomend "Days of Rage" by Bryan Burroughs as...

I reccomend "Days of Rage" by Bryan Burroughs as a good book on terrorist groups of the Weathermen era.
Pretty clearly shows a number of them were not exactly playing with a full deck.
Forum: USA Politics 9th September 2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,280
Posted By dudalb
THIS, What puzzles me is why some on the left...

THIS,
What puzzles me is why some on the left defend the gangs and opportunist instead of pointing out they had nothing to do with the original demonstrations.
We have seen, for intance., right...
Forum: USA Politics 9th September 2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,280
Posted By dudalb
Please explain the looting and destruction of...

Please explain the looting and destruction of property during the disturbances as "self defense".
Useless to deny some gangs and some anarchist did loot and burn in the wake of the demonstration....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th September 2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 3,636
Posted By dudalb
T E Lawrence stated that neither method of...

T E Lawrence stated that neither method of transcribing Arabic into English is more accurate then the other, and the claims that one is more correct then the other is "rot" to use his exact word.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th September 2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
Yeah, he was quoting Hamlet. I am inclined to...

Yeah, he was quoting Hamlet.
I am inclined to agree, but that is different then saying that Chuck 3 is crazy for saying that.
And surprised that somebody would not recognize it as Shakespeare,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th September 2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
It's a freaking quote from Shakespeare...and a...

It's a freaking quote from Shakespeare...and a pretty famous one. From Hamlet, to be exact.
i know you don't like Charles very much, but still, saying he is going crazy because he uses a very well...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th September 2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
To manyk, perhaps most people, tradition and...

To manyk, perhaps most people, tradition and customs are important. Live with it.Besides, I think those who want to tear down everything in order to clear the way to build Utopia are not up to the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th September 2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
SOme people just cannot adjust to the idea that...

SOme people just cannot adjust to the idea that everybody might not agree with them.
I also get a sense of "I am so superior to the stupid Proles" from certain posters here.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th September 2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
'Her Majesty's A pretty nice girl".... Or...

'Her Majesty's A pretty nice girl"....

Or Mean Mr Mustard going to see the queen and then shouting something obscene.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th September 2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,276
Posted By dudalb
And, in the least surprising development, Biden...

And, in the least surprising development, Biden says he almost certainly will be attedning the funeral.
As will most heads of state, I suspect.
Which will, of course, create a security headache...
Forum: USA Politics 8th September 2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,430
Posted By dudalb
Oh, that is exactly what she is. It is...

Oh, that is exactly what she is.
It is amusing,though to she her pick fights with people and then get crushed.
Forum: USA Politics 8th September 2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 62,715
Posted By dudalb
Sarah Palin is now screming that she lost the...

Sarah Palin is now screming that she lost the election because of Voter Fraud.
Monkey See, Monkey Do.
Forum: USA Politics 8th September 2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 62,715
Posted By dudalb
Not that it ended all that well for Julius Caesar.

Not that it ended all that well for Julius Caesar.
Forum: USA Politics 8th September 2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,430
Posted By dudalb
ANyway, MTG took on Kathy Griffith and got her...

ANyway, MTG took on Kathy Griffith and got her butt kicked in the exchange.
MTG keeps on picking fights that are really above her league.
Forum: USA Politics 8th September 2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,430
Posted By dudalb
True, but you can say that about any organization...

True, but you can say that about any organization that involves human beings.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 8th September 2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
Some are already nicknaming the surprise Ukrainin...

Some are already nicknaming the surprise Ukrainin offensive around Kharkov as "Backhand Blow 2".
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 8th September 2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
This. TIme to put on my DVD's of "Nicholas and...

This.
TIme to put on my DVD's of "Nicholas and Alexandra" and "Doctor Zhivago" again.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 8th September 2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 55,706
Posted By dudalb
Or at least his bullet filled body in a basement...

Or at least his bullet filled body in a basement some where a la Nicholas the Second.
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