Posts by Gary Charpentier


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1) Message boards : Politics : Russia in the 21C (Message 1658490)
Posted 5 hours ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
You do understand, that any silly comment against me, from a handful of Posters: Is taken as a compliment.

Clyde Sarge's comment was not silly, your perception of reality I find to be weird.

As Einstein said. Everything is...

You find one way. I another.

Just happens, I am correct.

:) :) :)

I applaud your very convincing argument, quite excellent.

Can you give warning when we need armpit waders in the future?
2) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1658470)
Posted 7 hours ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Back on topic ...
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/03/27/dem-resolution-warns-global-warming-could-force-women-into-prostitution-1426537316/
A California congresswoman warns global warming will be so detrimental to poor women, it will drive them to prostitution.

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., has re-introduced legislation that forces the government to address all “policies and programs in the United States that are globally related to climate change” through the lens of gender.
3) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The train thread (Message 1658463)
Posted 7 hours ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/20150328_Reuters_Report_KBN0MO0TH_Los_Angeles_train_hits_car_on_tracks_and_derails__21_hurt.html
Los Angeles train hits car on tracks and derails, 21 hurt
4) Message boards : Politics : Close the Politics Forum? (Message 1658450)
Posted 8 hours ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
NO, it's the ignore button that keeps that anarchist under control.

And It should result in that ignored person disappearing from the world view entirely. That is the real problem here, not the politics forum.
5) Message boards : Politics : Close the Politics Forum? (Message 1658426)
Posted 8 hours ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
What, another temper tantrum because pushing the red-x isn't getting the result you want?

Life doesn't work that way.

Frankly without politics, the cafe, number crunching and the rest will have to be closed as well PDQ. People will post what they want period the end.
6) Message boards : Politics : Monotheism (Message 1658109)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
The basic problem with monotheism is the followers decide what the deity requires of them and are able to declare any other belief false and so harmful as to require the death of those promoting it.

At least with polytheism the deities can argue with each other over any belief.
7) Message boards : Politics : Airbus 320 crashed in the French Alps (Message 1658101)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Can you imagine what Obama care would look like if the government had everyone's medical records?!!!

Under Obama care the government has access to all your medical records because the doctors must use a common recording system for your medical records.

No, not the government, but private insurance companies. They already had this information before Obama care, they just didn't have to share it.

Your older records are safe unless somebody transfers them to the new system.

This record keeping is a primary reason many doctors refuse to accept Obama care.

In this case, the note they found has the name of the doctor giving him sick time so they know where those records are. Because they know he took 6 months off for training for medical reasons, they have a starting point even if they don't have the doctors name. This type of investigation eats up large quantities of shoe leather and phone time but that is how many cases are solved.
I also suspect the pilot didn't have the financial resources to pay of that much care so somebody had to pay the bill.

Socialized medicine? I dang well know he wasn't putting down an insurance card for his employer. As an aside, doctors are cheap, it is lab tests that break the bank!

He may have even saved the doctors paper work for tax reasons or at least some record keeping. They took piles of paper work out of his house so maybe we will find out what it was.

I'm sure they will find out as it is now a criminal investigation.
8) Message boards : Politics : Airbus 320 crashed in the French Alps (Message 1658099)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor

Can you imagine what Obama care would look like if the government had everyone's medical records?!!!

There is a difference between 'everyone's medical records' and those who are employed in the transporting of hundreds of lives.

When you go for your medical check, you sign a statement under perjury that you disclosed everything, however if you chose to lie there is no method for the government to catch it, unless it has access to everyone's medical records. The system is 100% voluntary. And that assumes you don't fib to the other doctor about your name, DOB and SSN, none of which matters for a cash patient.
9) Message boards : Politics : Airbus 320 crashed in the French Alps (Message 1658087)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
There are medical privacy laws in place that are now suppressing information to the public.

They should NOT have suppressed any information to the authorities determining the airworthiness of any pilots given the lives of hundreds in their hands.

No private medical record should be held in secret when it comes to somebody who is solely responsible for the lives of hundreds of passengers. They should give up that right when they take on that responsibility.

However they do not in the USA. The reason is very simple. Their AME (Aero Medical Examiner) only has access to the records he knows about, and may share that information with the FAA. If the pilot goes to any other doctor those records are as sealed as yours or mine unless he discloses their existance. We don't have mandatory reporting to some central authority on the off chance some patient is a pilot.

Can you imagine what Obama care would look like if the government had everyone's medical records?!!!
10) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Transportation safety 2 (Message 1657989)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Ah yes. Paid by the mile as the crow files. Always pick the shortest route bridge heights be damned. Drive more hours than permitted. It gets you a bigger paycheck.

Oh as to height here in the US, the trailer isn't married to the tractor. The height needs to be on the trailer, not the tractor. Of course flat beds with external loads are another matter.
11) Message boards : Politics : Animal hunt for entertainment (Message 1657975)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Gary, as per usual you are obfuscating the point. It is morally wrong to enjoy killing any animal that has a right to live and breathe, note the word in bold.

How many more times? You know full well the point that I am making. There are times that animals have to be killed either for controlled culling for the overall good of the herd, or for food, we all accept that. What I will not accept is where the animals are killed for the fun of it.

So it matters to you if someone derives enjoyment in a killing that you agree must happen (cull).

Your world is interesting, because even a professional hired to cull may take pleasure in doing his job efficiently and with precision.

The point should be the reason for the killing and if the method used is humane.
12) Message boards : Politics : Animal hunt for entertainment (Message 1657955)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Despicable are the farms that raise animals just for the sport of killing them and the meat goes to waste.


I Totally Agree.

So somewhere in between that and a plague of rabid rats is a happy medium.
13) Message boards : Politics : Monotheism (Message 1657950)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Each religion on earth believes in their own particular god, whatever they choose to call it/him/her. It was the Greeks and the Romans that practised Polytheism. But wouldn't it be nice if all religions realised that they were all worshipping the same god whatever they called it?

grok?
14) Message boards : Politics : Animal hunt for entertainment (Message 1657948)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Despicable are the farms that raise animals just for the sport of killing them and the meat goes to waste.
15) Message boards : Politics : Extradition policies (Message 1657943)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
He can come to Sweden and face the Court as every one else.
Extradition will not happen unless CIA force us to do it!

You mean if the CIA asks (forces) Sweden would send its army to remove him from the Ecuadorian embassy in London? (I know English isn't your first language, I'd suggest a better translation program.)

The USA does not want him!
16) Message boards : Politics : Animal hunt for entertainment (Message 1657925)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Let's make it real. You have a population of plague infected rats breeding.

I'm going to assume you see the desirability of killing them.

Do you as the taxpayer, pay employees to do the killing, or have volunteer hunters do the killing?
17) Message boards : Politics : Extradition policies (Message 1657920)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
No Swedes are naive!
Drop it Gary.
You don't know anything about Swedish policies.

Plausible deniability.
18) Message boards : Politics : Extradition policies (Message 1657918)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
So why now is this one so important that Assange can't even be interviewed abroad? Who is putting pressure on Sweden to get him on their turf where he can be much more easily extradited to the US?

Right, because the US and the UK have such strict rules on extradition that clearly the US needed Assange in Sweden before they could get him to the US. And if the US wants Assange so badly, why haven't they filed an extradition request with either the Swedes or the British? Should be real easy for them, especially when he was in the UK, given how quickly the British are willing to extradite persons from their territory to the US. The US would gain nothing from waiting with the extradition request until Assange is actually in Sweden.

Also, look at how they handled the somewhat similar case of Snowden. They made absolutely sure in that case that he could go nowhere without the US hounding him. So why would they bother with all this cloak and dagger nonsense in Assange's case? Beside, Assange is no longer a person of any relevance, hell, he never was anything but a narcissistic attention grabbing drama queen. The person that did the actually dangerous thing is already caught and behind bars. The US going after Assange now would only focus attention on him again, and the US would look like the bad guy.

Very as the US already admitted he broke no US law. He wasn't on US soil when he did what he did, he isn't a US citizen. No US law applies. Believe me they looked real hard while he was in the UK and couldn't find anything. If they had he would be cellmates with Manning.

All this USA this and USA that crap coming out of his mouth is because he doesn't want to face serious charges in Sweden. Why? Maybe he is guilty?
19) Message boards : Politics : Extradition policies (Message 1657854)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
We didn't invite CIA. They came here because they demanded it.

You saying Sweden is a puppet of the USA and can't say no!

Come on Its Friday afternoon here.
You haven't read my postings...
Extraordinary rendition provoked a diplomatic crisis between the United States and Sweden in 2006 when Swedish authorities put a stop to CIA rendition flights

Get real...

So before that Sweden was happy with the practice. If their police were delivering people to the airplane they knew what was going on.

The reality is as long as it was quiet top levels in Sweden were fine with it.
20) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Word Link #80 (Message 1657810)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
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