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1) Message boards : Politics : Taliban Massacre (Message 1617214)
Posted 5 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
The limitation of Book Learning, is there is no real understanding that Decision Makers, never have ALL the information needed, nor really know what the consequences of their decisions will be. There is NO certainty!

There is no absolute certainty, but that doesn't mean that there is no certainty at all. A moderately intelligent decision maker can and hopefully does know that nuking the Taliban in Pakistan or Afghanistan is a dumb idea. And it is as close to an absolute certainty that you can get that carpet bombing ISIS held areas in Iraq and Syria will actually strengthen the organization. That is the historical experience of carpet bombing. No need for books or a university degree to know those two facts. One is just common sense and perhaps listening to your advisers in case you lack common sense, and the second can be learned from watching the History channel once in a while.

And, as we see now, this attack was even to much for Al Queda and the Afghan Taliban who both send out press releases condemning the attack. In the end, this attack will do more to destroy the Taliban than a million of our bombs, because this attack has decisively put the local public opinion against them. Now leave it to the locals to clean up their own mess.

And in Iraq and Syria, ISIS has resorted to executing its own members for its military failures and to 'discourage' others from deserting. Keep on the pressure and a movement like ISIS will tear itself apart. Or even better and begin eroding ISIS's power base by driving a wedge between the organization and the local population.

No need for nukes or overly aggressive 'lets carpet bomb the area' strategies.

Exactly why is this 'Nuke' argument is directed towards my Posting?

That is someone else.

I only stated that if you suffered ten's of thousand causality's, by Biological/Radiological attack:

A Vengeance Nuclear Response would probably occur.

Nothing more. Nothing less.
2) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 6 (Message 1617212)
Posted 5 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
It confuses the REAL issue

One more REAL issue - the Ukrainians who now glorify the Bandera and UPA nazis as the national heroes officially.

Igor... Just a personal question.

Many, many years ago. Had to deal, in a Professional Capacity (Low Level), with your type of Propaganda, coming from The Government of The Soviet Union.

Are you...?

Kind of hope you are. It would be more interesting Pro vs. Pro. Brings back memories.

Are you...?
3) Message boards : Politics : The price of oil (Message 1617208)
Posted 5 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Why is gold still an investment commodity?

Old habits die hard. It also declines in value with time. Perhaps its value is in part because it can be smuggled and change hands in cash transactions that escape the tax man.

If/when paper money collapses:

Guess we will be using Gold and Silver again, for currency.
4) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1617207)
Posted 5 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Was speaking of The New York Times Headline.

Headlines are written by the sales department, not the news department.

The Sales Department should be ashamed of themselves, for their vile and incendiary headlines, in the past.

Correct?
5) Message boards : Politics : Racist? [yes you are] (Message 1616996)
Posted 18 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor


As a recently retired Associate Professor at a Local University in Miami, after a Career as an NYPD Detective, and prior Service in Vietnam:

Have found that those Serving in the Armed Forces and Police Departments, are MORE Tolerant, than those Employed at University's of Higher Education.



I believe what you really mean to say is they are more tolerant of republicans.

Negative of course.

You DID prove my experience's.

Keep it up.
6) Message boards : Politics : The price of oil (Message 1616963)
Posted 21 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
If the oil is really there on U.S. property, I guess it will be extracted somehow if truly necessary.

Oil seems more valuable than gold. Why is gold still an investment commodity?

It's permanent.

Place it under the ground, or at the bottom of the sea for 5000 years, and it doesn't rust away. Still BEAUTIFUL.

Guess it is in our DNA.
7) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1616962)
Posted 21 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
With names of Wenjian Liu, Rafael Ramos and Ismaaiyl Brinsley maybe they don't need to?

Was speaking of The New York Times Headline.

Should have been - as they have done recently.

Black Man Kills INNOCENT Hispanic and Asian.

Why not? Incendiary? Of course.

Change the Race of the individuals involved, and the Headline is also incendiary.

BTW: Do have the - Once Great - New York Times, delivered to my door step for over 4 Decades..
8) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 6 (Message 1616960)
Posted 21 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
"The main problem in the Polish-Ukrainian relations is the genocide, which the members of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army and the SS Galizien and other pro-Hitler Ukrainian formations have made against Poles and Polish citizens of other nationalities".
"Petro Poroshenko... tries to glorify criminals".
Tadeusz Isakowicz-Zaleski, Polish Catholic priest.

https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&hl=ru&ie=UTF8&prev=_t&rurl=translate.google.ru&sl=pl&tl=en&u=http://www.rmf24.pl/tylko-w-rmf24/isakowicz-zaleski/blogi/news-poroszenko-zmarnowal-szanse-na-pojednanie,nId,1577496&usg=ALkJrhgnVUYUAvUdaqDQk5QzZoxYeQTxvg#utm_medium=frame&utm_campaign=wyrzucenie_z_ramki&utm_source=undefined

http://www.rmf24.pl/tylko-w-rmf24/isakowicz-zaleski/blogi/news-poroszenko-zmarnowal-szanse-na-pojednanie,nId,1577496


Sadly true.
http://www.globalresearch.ca/poland-must-rediscover-its-anti-fascist-voice-how-the-ukraine-crisis-affects-poland/5384525
The Polish government should also beware of the threat that the far-right poses at home. Presently, the far-right remains an isolated force, unable to find an independent space in a political scene dominated by two parties from the conservative right. However, they have become increasingly visible on the streets, not least when tens of thousands attend the annual Independence Day march in Warsaw. The majority of these demonstrators may not be fascists, but they are led by a strong core of supporters of far-right organisations in collusion with groups of football hooligans.

With the west remaining largely silent on the rise of fascism in Ukraine, a strong anti-fascist voice is urgently needed from Poland

Everything posted is true. But...

It confuses the REAL issue effecting The World TODAY, from Putin.

Do not fall into the Historical Tyrant's (Putin) Trap, of The Tyrant Saying 'You're Bad Too'.

Of course The Tyrant (Putin) is correct. What Country, People's, Cultures, are without sin? None.

The Tyrant (Putin) then gets his Present/Future Victims derailed, and start discussing their own sins, and not Stopping The Tyrant.

Igor is just relying upon your need to feel good about yourself, so The Tyrant (Putin) can complete his Evil.

As a said: Don't fall into Igor's Trap.
9) Message boards : Politics : I have been slimed.. (Message 1616888)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Guardian - ‘I felt like a piece of trash’ – Life inside America’s food processing plants

A new book offers a damning insight into conditions for low-paid, non-union, immigrant workers helping to feed our huge appetite for cheap meat

Don't worry.

Obama is making sure it will get worse.

Or to put it a different way...

Obama will make sure the lives of Low Waged, Underemployed, Unemployed Americans, and those here Legally, will get worse.
10) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 6 (Message 1616887)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
A Holy War?

You don't want to see a main thing - not Russian troops there but the volunteers only.

Doesn't matter.

Putin, and his supporters, ARE the danger.
11) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1616884)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Not easy being a cop!

Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Killed in Brooklyn Ambush; Suspect Commits Suicide

Not quite correct. Killed himself during a confrontation with responding Officers.

By the way...

Why isn't the race, of ANYONE involved, not mentioned in the New York Times headline?

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
12) Message boards : Politics : The price of oil (Message 1616678)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
At $50 Barrel there is ... amount available.

At $70...

At $100...

At $125...

At $150...


yes i know that but you said you got more than Canada and the Arab's what now it's going to cost more than what we have been paying $90+ per barrel and you still haven't told me why after you got rid off the Lib/dem president it's still in the ground . Why did you not start to extract it in the 80's or 90's like during the recession off the 80's . Surely Reagan would have started to extract it to pay off your debts back then , than let your country and the rest of the world go into a recession . Wasn't bush his running mate and isn't he heavily involved with oil but you still wish me to believe even he would not touch the oil . ............

New Technology of course.

Fracking.

Always knew it was there. Could NOW, economically get to it.

For a somewhat different reason: Deep Sea Oil...

Economics.
13) Message boards : Politics : The price of oil (Message 1616642)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Attacking one, does not mean accepting the other, except for Ideologues.


please explain


You said it was because of a liberal/Dem president and the oil lines stopped when he was kicked out .

And now you what me you believe all the presidents since then have let you all be ripped off while you get father in dept . Seeing Global warming wasn't much of a issue before 2000 i find that very hard to believe .

And why has every document that i have looked at about when the oil will run out say we only got oil till 2050 if that ,if you got so much it would not run out till 2075 or later . You don't have that much oil mate or you are naive and i thought you are a bit smarter that that . You only got 25 billion barrel like the list i put up says and not 1 barrel more it's all crap your government does not whant the rest of the world to know you haven't got that much left as that may cause you a problem in terms of national security.

OMG!!!

YOU mentioned the 1970's, and I replied regarding the 1970's. Nothing more.

Correct?

After the 1970's, is a different matter.

Correct?

TODAY: The numbers you mention have to do with the PRESENT Economic Incentive to Drill for Oil.

NOT the amount of KNOWN Oil Present.

At $50 Barrel there is ... amount available.

At $70...

At $100...

At $125...

At $150...

Oil Economics 101.
14) Message boards : Politics : The price of oil (Message 1616638)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Oil lines ended, and prices dropped, almost immediately, when he was removed from Office.


And so why are you still paying to much for your oil seeing as the Liberal/Left Democrat President.is no longer there . I spose then you never reached peak oil in 2000 ??? some 30 years later .

Attacking one, does not mean accepting the other, except for Ideologues.

Correct?

Edit: Meant to say Simple Minded Ideologues.

Edit #2: Since everyone understands Ideologues ARE Simple Minded. Forget Edit #1.

:) :) :)
15) Message boards : Politics : The price of oil (Message 1616636)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Umm then explain to me why you had the oil crisis in the 70's then . Or why you pay way more than what it would cost to produce it yourself .

Another Liberal/Left Democrat President.

Oil Tankers, Full of Oil, were lined up at our ports, unable to discharge their cargo. Because ALL our Reserve tanks were FULL!. I was there (in Texas), and we ALL thought is was a Crime committed, upon the American people, by that Administration.

Gas lines ended, and prices dropped, almost immediately, when he was removed from Office.

Politics 101.
16) Message boards : Politics : Taliban Massacre (Message 1616633)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Everyone should understand (including Book - Non-Decision Making - People), that Every Response contemplated, may have negative consequences.

The limitation of Book Learning, is there is no real understanding that Decision Makers, never have ALL the information needed, nor really know what the consequences of their decisions will be. There is NO certainty!

It is a different Skill Set.
17) Message boards : Number crunching : Panic Mode On (93) Server Problems? (Message 1616631)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I just watched Inside a Google data center. Talk about 'server problems'... Wouldn't we all wish that the colo looked like that?

Donate more money.
18) Message boards : Politics : The price of oil (Message 1616630)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
clyde then why is the U.S only 14th on the list if there is more oil in California than Canada and the Arab's ???

I've herd that b/s before if you got so much there why build the pipline from Canada or why would you even buy it from them ?

Me think's that is all bull

The only country to really threaten the Arab's is Canada as you lot won't buy your oil from the Socialist country Venezuela and they don't have the money to expand there oil as quick as the Canadian's would be able too

Understand 'The List' is for those Fields which drilling for Oil is Allowed. Not how much and where. Have to understand what the numbers really mean.

Taking an Industries Numbers (that is where they come from) and not understanding what they mean, or having another agenda, is not helpful.

Oh , by the way. Southern California Oil Reserves have been known for decades. But since drilling is NOT allowed: it is not included.

Oil Industry 101.
19) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 6 (Message 1616628)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
The Russians fighting a 'holy war' in Ukraine - http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-30518054

A Holy War?

These Idiot's, and their supporters, may not be Criminal. But are talking themselves into a Psychotic Fantasy World.

Putin comes to mind.
20) Message boards : Politics : North Korea. (Message 1616626)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
This attack, by the Criminal North Korean Government, against the Fundamental Freedoms of The West - An Act of War - may need an 'Interesting' response.

Everyone should understand that Every Response contemplated, may have negative consequences.

But one, or more, will have to be chosen.

Just the nature of The Universe.


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