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Post by Tom Palven » Thu May 16, 2019 1:01 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
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Yes, unlike some people here I don't have a low IQ.

And you might check FRUS for an answer to your question. Unless you don't like big words.
Here's a little blub on the Foreign Relations of the US series:

FRUS - What does FRUS stand for? The Free Dictionary
https://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/FRUS

"In 1989, 36 years after the coup, the State Department published a FRUS volume on US-Iran relations between 1951 and 1954 that neglected to mention any covert operation against the Iranian government."

In fact, the US public was not informed of the US/English overthrow of the democratically-elected government of Iran in 1953 until Barack Obama, as President, apologized to Iran for it, which gave rise to angry comments from neocons.
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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Thu May 16, 2019 3:29 pm

Okay, so I didn't study it at Purdue. Got it.
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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri May 17, 2019 1:00 am

Say TP: thanks for your response. Yes, I grew up thinking the USA has lied us into every war/conflict we have been in. I can't even think of a single exception.........even the Good War was lied about. "Truth is the first casualty of War."====>and in the months leading up to it.

So, my remark while accurate.......was irrelevant. I agree.

Sadly, my comment and your concerns/conclusions: will never change. So: of course when you start to hear the "War Drums" being pounded, as they currently are regarding Iran, you can only BE SHOCKED if you aren't lied to at the same time. Will it be a false flag? Could be or just an excuse: all resulting in the same response.

Whats needed is another "Tea Party." Attack Iran dressed as chinese. Now, THERES a plan!!!! Ha, ha.......except China might pick up on it, invade, and take over. That would be a "revolting development."
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Post by gorgeous » Tue May 21, 2019 4:35 pm

they now have fudge covered oreo cookies...tell me there's not a conspiracy to make people fat ....
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gorgeous wrote:
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they now have fudge covered oreo cookies...tell me there's not a conspiracy to make people fat ....
Can't argue with that.
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Post by Tom Palven » Wed May 22, 2019 8:48 am

In the FWIW department, Trump says that the US hacked Russia:
https://news.antiwar.com/2019/05/21/tru ... -midterms/
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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Wed May 22, 2019 9:38 am

You can always tell when he's lying...
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Post by ElectricMonk » Wed May 22, 2019 9:47 am

I thought Obama more or less confirmed that, in order to deter Russia, the US hacked into critical Russian systems, but kept the finger off the trigger.

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Post by gorgeous » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:25 pm

Science Fundamentalism...is exactly what happens when there’s a significant, perceived ideological threat to one’s traditions and identity.

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Post by gorgeous » Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:23 pm

see the snake? ...reptile worship...
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Post by ElectricMonk » Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:32 pm

Nonsense.

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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:53 pm

I hope, and will think so no matter what, that is a reference to Stephen King? Fits no matter what.........or maybe........ a slug?
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You have to see Pennywise in the TV miniseries.
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Post by gorgeous » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:57 pm

you wouldn't listen.... fox----Smartphones might be to blame for odd bone spikes growing on skulls, study claims
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Study...
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Post by Tom Palven » Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:55 am

Arms Dealers and Lobbyists Get Rich as Yemen Burns:
https://www.theamericanconservative.com ... men-burns/
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Post by Tom Palven » Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:07 am

Conspiracy? You tell me.

Why is this book unavailable in English at a reasonable price?
https://www.amazon.com/Journalists-Hire ... 151&sr=8-1
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Post by Gord » Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:57 am

Tom Palven wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:07 am
Conspiracy? You tell me.

Why is this book unavailable in English at a reasonable price?
https://www.amazon.com/Journalists-Hire ... 151&sr=8-1
On Amazon, most books are priced at ridiculous values. I went looking for a few books about a decade ago, and I kept seeing them for sale at numbers about that bad. Eventually I found an actual book seller in England where I picked up one of my books for around $35 -- it was published in my own country, but I couldn't buy it in North America for less than $50 because the internets is a book scam!

Oh, and good luck finding any publisher's websites online. It's almost as if they aren't allowed to have websites for some stupid reason.

Wanna see how {!#%@} up Amazon is for buying books? Check out these two links to two different Amazon pages that are selling copies of the exact same book, Extinction Dialogs: How to Live With Death In Mind:

https://www.amazon.ca/Extinction-Dialog ... B00OVFWHCY
2 Used from CDN$ 95.16
1 New from CDN$ 472.78
https://www.amazon.ca/Extinction-Dialog ... 0990661490
8 Used from CDN$ 22.31
1 New from CDN$ 218.89
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Post by gorgeous » Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:58 pm

not true....great deal right there...I buy used in new condition for very little
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Post by landrew » Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:03 pm

It's called "Monopoly." It's very simple; you drive your competitors out of business by whichever means possible, and once your business is the last one standing, you jack up prices to exploit the situation as much as possible. It also works as a virtual monopoly, where minor players are allowed to exist, as long as they play ball and don't threaten the dominant player. It can also function as a duopoly with two major players, or an oligopoly with several players, which effectively function as a cartel.

American anti-monopolist Lizzie Magie created a game which she hoped would illustrate the negative aspects of concentrating land in private monopolies. In 1932, Charles Darrow played the game several times and he asked for a written set of the rules. After that night, Darrow went on to utilize this and distribute the game himself as Monopoly.
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Post by gorgeous » Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:24 pm

btw...earth will be here until humans don't need it ...it was designed for us...when we graduate the earth will too.......greys:"the earth is a school"
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gorgeous wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:24 pm
btw...earth will be here until humans don't need it ...it was designed for us...when we graduate the earth will too.......greys:"the earth is a school"
More like a "farm."
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Post by gorgeous » Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:43 pm

no...was designed for the evolution of humans
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gorgeous wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:43 pm
no...was designed for the evolution of humans
Just as a farm is designed for the breeding of plants and animals.
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landrew wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:28 pm
gorgeous wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:24 pm
btw...earth will be here until humans don't need it ...it was designed for us...when we graduate the earth will too.......greys:"the earth is a school"
More like a "farm."
Sure, a nut farm.
landrew wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:44 pm
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Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:43 pm
no...was designed for the evolution of humans
Just as a farm is designed for the breeding of plants and animals.
And nuts.
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Post by landrew » Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:48 pm

Gord wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:44 pm
landrew wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:28 pm
gorgeous wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:24 pm
btw...earth will be here until humans don't need it ...it was designed for us...when we graduate the earth will too.......greys:"the earth is a school"
More like a "farm."
Sure, a nut farm.
landrew wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:44 pm
gorgeous wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:43 pm
no...was designed for the evolution of humans
Just as a farm is designed for the breeding of plants and animals.
And nuts.
I think you're referring to the funny farm, where uncle Nick retired.
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Post by Gord » Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:18 pm

landrew wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:48 pm
Gord wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:44 pm
landrew wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:28 pm
gorgeous wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:24 pm
btw...earth will be here until humans don't need it ...it was designed for us...when we graduate the earth will too.......greys:"the earth is a school"
More like a "farm."
Sure, a nut farm.
landrew wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:44 pm
gorgeous wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:43 pm
no...was designed for the evolution of humans
Just as a farm is designed for the breeding of plants and animals.
And nuts.
I think you're referring to the funny farm, where uncle Nick retired.
Was talkin' 'bout gorgeous, but sure.
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Post by ElectricMonk » Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:44 pm

What's a hault?
bec isn't an abbreviation for because


C because of the effort
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And "bec"?
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Post by gorgeous » Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:14 pm

all true....emf waves cause cancer and other illnesses
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Post by ElectricMonk » Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:23 pm

Hey, if Technology wants more bandwidth to talk to itself, that what it gets.

I'm not going to stand in its way and incur the wrath of the Eschaton.

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Post by landrew » Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:41 pm

Unsupported claims carry zero weight,
but is you make really, really lots of them,
then they do count.
Zero times a zillion has got to be more than zero right?
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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:40 pm

Doing the same thing over and over again and failing every time counts as success?
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Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
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Doing the same thing over and over again and failing every time counts as success?
That seems to be her tactic; keep making lots and lots of unsupported claims,
and maybe some of them will stick.
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