Search:

Type: Posts; User: Sphere; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.13 seconds.

  1. Re: Folk/bluegrass songs that get you so chill you could nap on a hammock in a hurricane!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li58voy6xXM
  2. Re: What's the difference between Crimea 2014 and Northern Ireland 1922?

    The Russian border moves West and everyone is at fault except Russia.
  3. Replies
    44
    Views
    1,394

    Re: The legacy of Tito and Second Yugoslavia

    He was amassing votes within the presidency which was clear to everyone.
  4. Replies
    44
    Views
    1,394

    Re: The legacy of Tito and Second Yugoslavia

    Well, that description does skip around what Milosevic did with the Yugoslavian federal government between 1988-1990. He was destroying the secular, ethnically balanced nature of the Yugoslavian...
  5. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,338

    Re: Republican candidates for 2016

    But is American ready?

    http://www1.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/John+Edwards+Campaigns+In+Iowa+ufulYRU5aGdl.jpg
  6. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,338

    Re: Republican candidates for 2016

    You know who didn't let his cancer ridden wife keep him down? This guy

    http://www.epmonthly.com/whitecoat/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/John-Edwards.jpg
  7. Re: Obama, State of the Union and whether he delivered on the Change promised in 2008.

    Well, today it turns out the ECB QE program is going to total 1.1 Trillion Euros (and be traditional bond buying). There are 335 million people in the Eurozone. That amounts to 3,300 Euros per...
  8. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,618

    Re: Myths of the Red Army during World War II

    If you read about what was going on within the Japanese leadership, basically their only remaining plan was to leverage what they thought was the goodwill they had with the Soviets (for not invading...
  9. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,338

    Re: Republican candidates for 2016

    Who needs Tommy when you got Johnny.

    ...
  10. Re: Obama, State of the Union and whether he delivered on the Change promised in 2008.

    I agree with Pugs. The stimulus by the administration was undersized. Everyone kinda new it, even at the time. Including the Fed, which is why they acted aggressively, eventually instituting rather...
  11. Re: Pope got cornered by question of 12-years old Philippine girl

    That's all well and good until the black death comes along and puts 100 million people, women, children, sinners, saints, through a week of intense suffering before finally killing them. It would...
  12. Re: Richest 1% to own more than rest of world, Oxfam says

    That sort of statistic mushes together income inequality and tax rate. A single person could be paying 80% of all taxes collected, but then again he might have 90% of all income and actually be...
  13. Re: A year after marijuana legalisation in Colorado, 'everything's fine' confirm police

    Had a look into hit-and-run stats for Colorado and Denver.

    Statewide Deaths
    2008.....23
    2009.....17
    2010.....12
    2011.....18
    2012.....34
    2013.....16 (Referendum has passed)
    2014.....18...
  14. Re: Global Warming: 2014 warmest year on record!

    A much simpler way to get the same net result is to deposit sulfides into the atmosphere.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stratospheric_sulfate_aerosols_%28geoengineering%29

    CO2 and other similar...
  15. Replies
    61
    Views
    1,752

    Re: Civil Forfeiture - Brutality wasn't enough

    Here's a better article on the same thing;

    http://www.vox.com/2014/10/14/6969335/civil-asset-forfeiture-what-is-how-work-equitable-sharing-police-seizure
  16. Replies
    1,149
    Views
    30,544

    Re: 10 killed in a gun attack in France.

    I can fix that...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcP0beJ95oY
  17. Replies
    1,149
    Views
    30,544

    Re: 10 killed in a gun attack in France.

    Indeed, if only we could find someone in France willing to criticize this state of affairs ...
    ...
  18. Replies
    1,149
    Views
    30,544

    Re: 10 killed in a gun attack in France.

    Or take the time to re-examine what you believe to determine if the criticisms are of value or not.
  19. Replies
    1,149
    Views
    30,544

    Re: 10 killed in a gun attack in France.

    If such cases were happening in a vacuum such points would have more merit. However, they come as a follow up to centuries of warfare between the West and the East. So, when they see such material...
  20. Replies
    61
    Views
    1,752

    Re: Civil Forfeiture - Brutality wasn't enough

    So the US Attorney General has made a move limiting civil asset forfeiture.
    ...
  21. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,338

    Re: Republican candidates for 2016

    http://www.redmolotov.com/images/designs/tommy-carcetti-hope-tshirt_design.jpg
  22. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,338

    Re: Republican candidates for 2016

    I'd also note that it is possible that Joe Biden is considering throwing his hat in the ring.

    The VP of an outgoing two-term president is traditionally a strong candidate because nobody else in...
  23. Replies
    9
    Views
    312

    Re: Thoughts on the XL Pipeline

    Money talks in Washington. And the Sierra Club, Greenpeace etc. have plenty of it.
  24. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,338

    Re: Republican candidates for 2016

    Jeb could win a general election. It is unclear if he could win the primary.

    His views are traditional conservative views a la 2003; guest workers, cap-and-trade, tax reform etc. But this is 2016...
  25. Replies
    9
    Views
    312

    Re: Thoughts on the XL Pipeline

    There seems to be a pissing match going on between State and the EPA over it. But more importantly, the big environmental lobby groups have openly threatened to unleash their war-chests on the issue....
  26. Replies
    1,149
    Views
    30,544

    Re: 10 killed in a gun attack in France.

    I don't know. I think the Menendez brothers would be okay with it.
  27. Replies
    1,149
    Views
    30,544

    Re: 10 killed in a gun attack in France.

    The revolutionaries were mostly atheists or diests. Well, the ones who eventually took over in the latter stages of the Revolution and instituted de-christianization.
  28. Replies
    1,149
    Views
    30,544

    Re: 10 killed in a gun attack in France.

    The French revolutionaries actually went straight to confiscating all of the Church's property, cutting off priests heads, abolishing the religious calender and establishing the "Cult of Reason" to...
  29. Replies
    1,149
    Views
    30,544

    Re: 10 killed in a gun attack in France.

    The notion of Freedom of speech arose in France during a time when the Divine Right of Kings was both the religious doctrine of the Church and the political doctrine of the State. I am glad that the...
  30. Replies
    1,149
    Views
    30,544

    Re: 10 killed in a gun attack in France.

    I think it is quite fair to criticize the holocaust denial laws that some European nations have on the books. I don't think it is proper for a liberal democracy to have an official State version of...
  31. Re: Israeli PM Netanyahu beckons France's Jews to immigrate to Israel in light of recent terrorism

    Well, it could curtail this whole "Jewish Nation" nonsense and establish a more secular path for Israel. Israel is at a bit of crossroads in terms of the secular nature of the country, and the...
  32. Re: Israeli PM Netanyahu beckons France's Jews to immigrate to Israel in light of recent terrorism

    My take on Israeli politics is quite different. If you look at the rise and fall of Kadima and in the recent rise of Yesh Atid, you see a centrist/secular majority in the electorate desperately...
  33. Replies
    60
    Views
    2,619

    Re: Birmingham, a “totally Muslim” city

    Birmingham 1989.

    http://www.neh.gov/files/imagecache/neh_large/humanities/articles/2014_0910_webimages_14_sontag.jpg
    http://www.magnumphotos.com/CorexDoc/MAG/Media/TR7/b/2/1/b/PAR375.jpg...
  34. Re: Israeli PM Netanyahu beckons France's Jews to immigrate to Israel in light of recent terrorism

    And lets be frank. There are members of Bibi's coalition who would like to see large scale Jewish emigration to Israel so that the Palestinian territories (or at least Judea and Samaria) could be...
  35. Re: Dalhousie University Thoughtcrime Scandal: "Dentistry, Feminism, and Smut, oh my!"

    Well allow me to retort.

    Halifax born and bred...
    http://boston.sportsthenandnow.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Brad-Marchand-1.jpg...
  36. Replies
    43
    Views
    1,376

    Re: Renewables in the UK and lessons for the world

    When I looked into it, a fully electric car recharging off the grid produces less CO2 than a typical gasoline engine in ~1/3 of the US, the same CO2 as a typical gas engine in ~1/3 of the US, and...
  37. Replies
    4
    Views
    169

    Re: Quantum Mechanics

    Here is another article about possible quantum effects in biology.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21150047
  38. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,195

    Re: Schwarzkopf's Left Hook was a Miracle.

    When you out-number and out-gun the enemy in every way and have air superiority, no victory is a miracle.

    Schwarzkopf was reading from the Montgomery playbook of attacking with overwhelming force,...
  39. Re: The Battle of four and something armies from very far away indeed.

    Most of that is the fact that CGI just wasn't good enough for close-ups or human faces etc. so directors didn't use CGI for them at all.

    Look at Jurassic park. The CGI still holds up really well...
  40. Replies
    1,149
    Views
    30,544

    Re: 10 killed in a gun attack in France.

    Vanoi, I like you. So I am not going to start listing all the terrorist bombings by Bangledeshi groups.

    I'll just point you to August 17th 2005 when Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh carried out...
Results 1 to 40 of 500
Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4