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1) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1505038)
Posted 44 minutes ago by Profile CLYDE
Why did you allow Russia to control much of your Energy, and therefore your future?

The lack of supply?

LNG
2) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, acceptance (Message 1504998)
Posted 4 hours ago by Profile CLYDE
Scared yet?

You should be!

KWSN..

You a lot more knowledge than I regarding this Subject.

With my meager knowledge, have always thought that the only Real solution was a DRASTIC reduction in Human Population, and then an attempt for live with the mess we made.

Any thoughts?
3) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1504997)
Posted 4 hours ago by Profile CLYDE
WOW!!!

Raistmer is now accusing the U.S.A. for this mess and escalation.

Agree with Batter Up on this Brilliant move by our 'Brilliant' (sic) leader's.

If the situation wasn't so bad...

Just a question to the Non-Russian European's here:

Why did you allow Russia to control much of your Energy, and therefore your future?
4) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1504994)
Posted 4 hours ago by Profile CLYDE
Мишель..

Calm down.

The Evil Empire is going home.

Raistmer..

Welcome to this.
5) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1504740)
Posted 13 hours ago by Profile CLYDE
This is not "doom-mongering", but reality.


In the States maybe, not here, when it comes to guns that is.

We agree to disagree :)
6) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1504735)
Posted 13 hours ago by Profile CLYDE
Shooting on checkpoint.
http://slavgorod.com.ua/news/article/840/

A serious INTERNAL Ukraine problem.
7) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1504734)
Posted 13 hours ago by Profile CLYDE
Exactly!! That is why weapon ownership is allowed. So that when government stops protecting us, we can protect ourselves in the interim until we can fix things.


You can perfectly protect yourself without a gun. I for one never needed one in my life and I roamed the streets for quite some time. The problem in the States is that people are too used to guns and use them far too quickly as well.

All good things come to an end.

Most living Europeans and Americans, have never needed a personal gun to protect themselves from...

This little 'Fantasy Bubble' Western European has been living since 1945, will also come to an end.

Then what?



We are still managing perfectly with our current gun laws over here and doom-mongering won't get us nowhere as we have learned from the past.

"Current", in your reply, is the operative word.

History, and Human Fault's, has not, and will never stop.

'Past is Prologue'

This is not "doom-mongering", but reality.
8) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1504691)
Posted 16 hours ago by Profile CLYDE
Does Raistmer understand the Bonanza he is supplying to The Western Intelligence Agency's?

Because of Raistmer, and other's like him: They understand Putin's Thinking and his Propaganda Line.

Welcome back Raistmer, I have missed you.

:)
9) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1504687)
Posted 16 hours ago by Profile CLYDE
Just proves the point that $$$$ & property is more valuable than human life.


Sometimes I'm ashamed to be human:(

There are Bad Humans. There are Good Humans.

Bad Humans do not define me.
10) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1504685)
Posted 16 hours ago by Profile CLYDE
Exactly!! That is why weapon ownership is allowed. So that when government stops protecting us, we can protect ourselves in the interim until we can fix things.


You can perfectly protect yourself without a gun. I for one never needed one in my life and I roamed the streets for quite some time. The problem in the States is that people are too used to guns and use them far too quickly as well.

All good things come to an end.

Most living Europeans and Americans, have never needed a personal gun to protect themselves from...

This little 'Fantasy Bubble' Western European has been living since 1945, will also come to an end.

Then what?
11) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1504556)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDE
I hope you are not ignoring the mass atrocities committed by America.

Unlike Europeans: I, and other Enlightened and Mature American's, in these Posting, did not deny any of our history.

I understand that Europeans, in these Posting, will NEVER admit to their failings. For some reason they believe that over 100 Million people slaughtered, in Europe and Asia, in the last century, following European Collective Thought (Powerful Government), is to be forgotten, or can 'Be Fixed'.

Still an open question.

Taking responsibility for YOUR (European) horrors perpetrated upon Human's (We take responsibility for OUR'S): What do EUROPEAN'S do to insure NO Government will be powerful enough to Slaughter its People?

So you are comparing the European Union to either Nazi Germany or Stalinist Russia? I am not sure what you are saying here. Neither of those would be defined as "collective thought". Both were fascist regimes that used the police and military to terrorise and spy on their people.

There is a difference between a democratically elected and accountable government and a fascist regime. With recent US Supreme Court rulings in favour of the plutocracy, who is your government actually accountable to? Shouldn't that be where we focus our concerns? Not trying to destroy government or reduce it, but in trying to make it accountable to the people it is supposed to serve?

The above response is very sad.

The Fundamental Defect in European Thought, throughout history, is that Europeans are smart enough to stop Evil, and Mass Murdering Psychopaths, from taking over a Powerful Government, even if initially Democratically Elected.

Do Europeans not understand Human History? Even the most Educated and Sophisticated People, will ignorantly support these 'People' when scared.

Since when has History, or Human Nature, been changed in Europe.
12) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1504384)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDE
Seen the Stanley Kubrick film Dr Strangelove?


"Gentleman, you can't fight in here, this is the war room!"

My Favorite Quote of all time.
13) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1504373)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDE
Putin 'buzzing' an American Destroyer.

Think about it.

He is obviously 'Unhinged' (Crazy), Incompetent, and Extremely Dangerous.

In addition to the Ukrainian People, Baltic State's People, and all the others: I feel a sadness for the Russian People under this idiot.

Raistmer..

Enjoy your temporary victory's for Putin's Greater Russia.

Your future, and the Russian people's future, is bleak.
14) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1504348)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDE
I hope you are not ignoring the mass atrocities committed by America.

Unlike Europeans: I, and other Enlightened and Mature American's, in these Posting, did not deny any of our history.

I understand that Europeans, in these Posting, will NEVER admit to their failings. For some reason they believe that over 100 Million people slaughtered, in Europe and Asia, in the last century, following European Collective Thought (Powerful Government), is to be forgotten, or can 'Be Fixed'.

Still an open question.

Taking responsibility for YOUR (European) horrors perpetrated upon Human's (We take responsibility for OUR'S): What do EUROPEAN'S do to insure NO Government will be powerful enough to Slaughter its People?
15) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1504204)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDE
Yeah, but the point is that individual power doesn't in any way curb collective power. So you are still stuck with collective power failure and the disaster that leads to, and on top of that, you have the smaller scale atrocities caused by individual power.

In Europe we only have the collective power failure and not the individual one.

Мишель..

As you stated "you have the smaller scale atrocities caused by individual power."

So wouldn't it be better for Europe have "smaller scale atrocities caused by individual power", than your spasm's of MASS Atrocities.

Asking the question again: How is Europe going to stop the cycle of Mass Atrocities because of Powerful Governments?
16) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1503988)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDE
Clearly the limitations you put on official power have failed. And to top that off, you have tried to limited government power by giving individuals more power, which has resulted in individuals turning to tyranny and hurting their environment: gun crime.

Limitations Failed?

How many 10's of millions were killed in the 20th Century regarding Collective Power?

European Collective Power Thinking has, and always will, fail.

Individual Power may fail. Let's see if 10's of Million people are murdered, before saying Individual Power, is JUST AS BAD as European Thinking.
17) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1503964)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDE
[quote]Better INDIVIDUAL Tyrants, than GOVERNMENT Tyranny.

Governments MUST be restricted.

You made my point.


Except that in no way do these guns prevent the government from going tyrannical. Its moderate peoples votes voting for moderate political candidates that do that.

That's just silly Academic Thinking.

Enter the REAL World. Where REAL Evil, and Mass Murdering Psychopaths exist. They neither respect Laws, nor Constitutions. They USE them to gain their Power.

Silly Academic, Non-American Fantasy's, assumes NO failure against Evil.

American Realism maturely understands there WILL be failure. The result, of just ONE failure, may be 10's of Millions Murdered. Therefore, Power MUST be limited.
18) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1503772)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDE
While the goal was to curb the influence of government tyranny, instead weapons have empowered individuals to become tyrants themselves. If the aim is to curb the corrosive effects of power, weapon ownership MUST be restricted.

Better INDIVIDUAL Tyrants, than GOVERNMENT Tyranny.

Governments MUST be restricted.

You made my point.
19) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1503659)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDE
It is Sacred. Just like the Other 'Bill of Rights'. To 'Throw Out' one you don't like, is VERY European.

One moment you claim its all just an attempt in a larger experiment to counter act 'historical forces' and the next moment you declare that its perfect and cannot ever be changed. Those two statements contradict each other.

And what do you what mean, "what do you do now?"?

Well...

You stated the American Experiment is a to failure and continuously offer suggestions, argument, attacks, etc. concerning what America should do to correct the 'Failed Experiment'.

Europe has, and eventually will always fail, concerning 'Trust in Power'.

So, instead of offering American solutions to Historical European failures. I was just giving you an opportunity to give European solutions.
20) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1503582)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDE
Sorry I have never understood European Logic (sic).

Understanding the Historical Failure of European Thought: Why is this First Attempt to stop 'The Greater Bad', wrong?

As an attempt its not wrong. But with any attempt one has to recognize when it has failed and it clearly has failed and come up with a new attempt. However, American conservatives have pretty much declared the Second Amendment sacred and any attempt to in any way change it is considered heresy.

It is Sacred. Just like the Other 'Bill of Rights'. To 'Throw Out' one you don't like, is VERY European.

Since European thought (Trust Power) has been shown to be a failure: What do you do now?


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