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  1. Poll: Re: Israel elections April 2019, September 2019, March 2020, March 2021.

    I think that impression comes from a significant vocal minority, but it appears not to be the case:

    It almost certainly differs regionally. I assume that in Haifa, they're much more likely to...
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    What are independent contractors and small business owners boycotting?

    Bamba?

    https://i.postimg.cc/1tCBjczx/Bamba.jpgHamsas?

    https://i.postimg.cc/pd2X0K7J/Hamsa.jpgFiligree candle holders?
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    No, it isn't true. Several state governments have passed laws mandating that the state won't contract with businesses that boycott Israel. As far as I know, every legal challenge against these laws...
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    Re: The Potential Lab Origin of COVID-19

    According to evidence from Fauci's emails, several authors of this paper (including the lead author) disagree with the paper's conclusions. In fact, stating from the beginning that they "all find the...
  5. Poll: Re: Israel elections April 2019, September 2019, March 2020, March 2021.

    They have the Basic Laws:
  6. Re: The latest anti-liberal rant thread (get your daily dose here)

    I agree with EmperorBatman999s assessment, but I find the effort to downplay the connection between these identarian concepts and Marxism amusing in light of the fact that the originators of the...
  7. Re: Want to rant about rightwings and conservatives? This is your thread.

    Yeah, it seems obvious that the reason the Soviets supported black separatism was simply to stir up trouble in the US, but in that article I linked, Carr is trying to legitimate his racialist ideas...
  8. Re: Want to rant about rightwings and conservatives? This is your thread.

    The concept of "colorblind racism" didn't originate in the thread, it comes from a 1997 book written by Leslie G. Carr, and counter to your previous assertion regarding the difference between...
  9. Re: Want to rant about rightwings and conservatives? This is your thread.

    Sure, within an ideological framework that considers race universally relevant to every issue, and for which every issue requires a race-based solution. Accordingly, "attributing racial differences...
  10. Re: Want to rant about rightwings and conservatives? This is your thread.

    According to the National Multicultural Institute, colorblind is a "term used to describe personal, group, and institutional policies or practices that do not consider race or ethnicity as a...
  11. Re: Want to rant about rightwings and conservatives? This is your thread.

    Judging people by the content of their character rather than by the color of their skin, treating people as individuals rather than as racial groups with hereditary grievances, thinking laws and/or...
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    Re: Coronavirus outbreak - From China to the World.

    Context:

    https://i.postimg.cc/tCn5yRPY/Israel-4-7-2021.jpg

    Based on preliminary data from Israel, the Pfizer vaccine appears to only be somewhere between 60 to 80% effective at preventing...
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    Re: Coronavirus outbreak - From China to the World.

    Maybe some people were worried about the reported myocarditis incidences, but I assume it wasn’t so much reluctance as people just not bothering since most teens who have gotten COVID have been...
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    Re: Coronavirus outbreak - From China to the World.

    There are currently only 26 individuals hospitalized for COVID in Israel. The Pfizer vaccine is 96% effective at preventing serious illness caused by the Delta variant.

    There has been reluctance...
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    Re: Any geneticists here?

    At the most basic level, this is already being done. Currently gene therapy is limited to treating severe disorders caused by a single allele at a particular locus. Mechanically, the problem with the...
  16. Re: Muslim military inferiority during the Middle Ages

    The majority of their army were slave-recruited professionals who had done nothing but train as soldiers their entire lives since about eight years old. Units were uniformly equipped by the state....
  17. Re: Muslim military inferiority during the Middle Ages

    By the time of the crusades, the vast majority of professional soldiers were slave-recruited. Since it wasn't permissible to enslave Muslims, these slaves came from the fringes of the Muslim world or...
  18. Re: Muslim military inferiority during the Middle Ages

    This wasn't really the case broadly speaking. Relevant to the crusades/East Mediterranean, you're thinking of the tactics of the Turkic tribal element in Seljuk and Ayyubid armies. The core of the...
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    Re: New Era inthe US-Greece military relations.

    Well I wouldn't know, but the sources the Wikipedia page cites claim otherwise - scroll down to "main battle tanks". Maybe you guys just need massive reserves stockpiled for your big push on...
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    Re: New Era inthe US-Greece military relations.

    Just borrow the money. What could possibly go wrong?

    I assume the requested tanks are meant to replace older vehicles. Recently the US gave Greece some surplus Bradley M2A2 infantry fighting...
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    Re: New Era inthe US-Greece military relations.

    There is usually an economic element to such deals, but considering the bill was authored by Bob Menendez and Marco Rubio, I'm pretty sure it was meant to send a message:

    Menendez Makes Case for...
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    Sticky: Re: Discussion and Debate Community Thread

    Green with white text in the thuluth script, almost identical to the Saudi flag, except without the sword. I'd post a pic of it, but I don't want to be responsible for whatever anti-Semitic attacks...
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    Re: History channels.

    The fact that they used bronze or leaded bronze cast arrowheads meant that they could be mass produced even in the field. It also means they're easier to find on a dig, because iron anything from...
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    All parties in Germany's grand coalition government have agreed to ban the Hamas flag after several antisemitic incidents. For those that don't know, the Hamas flag is green, reportedly Muhamad's...
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    Re: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    You're not wrong:

    Germany Is Accused Of Downplaying Anti-Semitic Attacks By Muslims
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    Re: Trans Day of Visibility

    Yeah, pretty disturbing. Enough bioaccumulation of that and we're likely to make our species extinct. Hence my (possibly paranoid) concern about sex/gender ideology getting involved. The biological...
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    Re: Trans Day of Visibility

    Sure, here are some of the studies:

    Decrease in Anogenital Distance among Male Infants with Prenatal Phthalate Exposure

    First trimester phthalate exposure and anogenital distance in newborns
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    Sticky: Re: Ancient vendettas.

    The Akkadian language has a very obvious Sumerian and/or Sumerian-like substrate. Relative to reconstructed proto-Semitic and all known Semitic languages, its grammar and especially it phonology...
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    Re: Trans Day of Visibility

    Which is concerning considering the increase is likely due to endocrine disrupters in the food supply and environment. I've had the (maybe not so paranoid) concern that segments of the population...
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    Re: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    She posted the whole essay, see here. You can Google translate it to see that it is the whole thing.
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    Re: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    Uri Elitzur was a man. A man who advocated for annexing the entire West Bank and granting citizenship and equal rights to all the Palestinians living there. What's with the misgendering?

    This is...
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    Re: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    Ayelet Shaked didn't say any of it. She posted an essay written by a journalist named Uri Elitzur (who never himself published it). The translations are fine, except that they're cobbled together out...
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    Sticky: Re: Ancient vendettas.

    Was just looking at an analysis of all the paleoclimatic data from the Levant during the Bronze and Iron Ages. There was a significant dry phase c. 20001800 BCE from the Beersheba Valley all the way...
  34. Poll: Re: Israel elections April 2019, September 2019, March 2020, March 2021.

    Elaborating on what was already said, the alleged "greatest fraud in Israel's history" is supposedly that "Bennett and his allies are fake right" who "stole right wing votes" by pretending to be...
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    Poll: Re: Venus vs. Mars

    If the other issues could be solved, getting water there isn't as big of a problem. It could come from crashing an ice-moon or comets into the planet. That is a matter of altering orbits and being...
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    Re: History channels.

    I don’t recall reading Sancisi-Weerdenburg, but I generally agree with the idea that the Medes were a tribal confederation situated in northwestern Iran. Mid-Seventh Century, nearly all the cities in...
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    Re: Study of Colombus' DNA

    Yeah, the motivation behind the funding doesn’t really matter as long as the investigation is carried out with integrity and the raw data is made available to other researchers after publication.
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    Re: Coronavirus outbreak - From China to the World.

    I considered that particular article to be relatively neutral because it presents both arguments reasonably, and I fact-checked it myself. That said, the "not really gain-of-function" arguments come...
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    Re: The Potential Lab Origin of COVID-19

    I'm not really interested in the rhetorical games. If there are any factual errors in my posts, then easily disprove them. That I would be interested in.
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    Re: Coronavirus outbreak - From China to the World.

    Your source overstates the case. They link to this article in the New York Post, which I think also overstates the case, but I can provide a more neutral source:

    Compare that to Fauci's emails:
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