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1) Message boards : Politics : Should the west now send in the troops : ISIS & IRAN (Message 1565620)
Posted 1 hour ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
With all of the interest in ISIS/ISIL/IS, I thought that this might be a good time to bring some perspective to the conversation.

1) Regardless what the world thinks, this organization is primarily a religious one between one sect and another(s).

Yes and no.

The problem is that The Jihadist's consider The USA primarily, and to a smaller degree Western Europe, its ADVERSARY. No... Not its ENEMY.

The Jihadist' Enemy's List (if you read what they have said) includes the Saud Family, Turkey, and Muslims who will not follow The Jihadist's interpretation of The Quran.

They consider The USA is the only Power with the Ability, and The Will, to stop them. Their Terrorist attacks, according to them: Is to break The Will of The USA to stop them. Their Terrorist attacks against Western Europe, is an attempt to have Europe stop The USA from defeating them.

The Jihadist's do understand the ability of Brute Military Force to stop their ambitions. Not their Theology.
2) Message boards : Politics : If we could remove ... (Message 1565609)
Posted 2 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
What is evil depends on your point of view. Change your point of view and what is evil changes.

Most points of view have rape and murder in the evil circle. Some don't. Once you realize this, you must accept that there is no universal definition of evil or good. It is entirely a man made concept.

You really believe rape is an Intellectual Debating Point?

NO IT ISN'T!
3) Message boards : Politics : UK terror threat level increased to severe (Message 1565606)
Posted 2 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Then Sirius you have a problem with you police force .

And to use your own post the web site tells you whom to contact and it's not the local police shop right !


15 yrs ago there was a terror alert but everyone ignored it.

Tell us Glenn, Just who is Everyone?

In The USA, it was/is Bill Clinton and Obama.

Bush Jr. didn't ignore it. He just Screwed It Up.
4) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1565603)
Posted 2 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Understand Off Topic.
They have one now, But are building a second one. They also have a missle that can reach out to 930 miles and hit a carrier.

Still doesn't 't defend their energy.

We have a problem keeping our standard of living.

China has a problem living.
5) Message boards : Politics : Should the west now send in the troops : ISIS & IRAN (Message 1565408)
Posted 18 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Clyde isn't the US prity much ok with oil supply's now you get heaps of it from Canada . I would have thought even if the oil supply's stopped from the middle east you guys wont have to worry now ?. Other country's mite be in trouble thou like China ?

Actually, we don't need Canadian Oil. It is a close, historical partnership.

If we wanted to, ALL our Petro-Chemical needs, are under our soil. We have not yet started to increase our oil production on Federal Land. ALL this VAST increase is from Private and Sovereign State's land.

Canada and The USA, are Historical Trading Partner's. Our populations intermingle with each other, and visit/vacation every day. Some of our National News Commentators are Canadian. We have a very, very good relationship (most of the time). Thank God our Invasion failed.
6) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1565402)
Posted 18 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I doubt that. We owe China our economy. And I dont like that.

Off topic. But China owes its economy to The USA.

The USA controls most of China's Petro-chemical Imports.

Their economy is entirely dependent upon The USA's Military protecting their Oil imports. They do not have the military resources to protect their energy lifeline.

Akin to Putin truly controlling much of Western Europe's Energy Supplies.

OH so I guess that China buying and makeing there own Aircraft carries is a dream? They also have a submarine force. I for one will not downplay the Chinese navy force. Hell China is allready flexing some muscles in the south China sea. yes China is dependant some what on trade with the US. But are you really that naive to think if China wanted us to pay back what we owe them im debt, We could? The US would be bankrupt. They would defeat us with out even firing a shot.
And your wrong China can defends it own pipelines.

The USA's Debt is Sovereign Debt. Understand the History.

China is building an Aircraft Carrier? Italy has TWO!!! So? Really means nothing to protect their economy.

Where are their multiple Carrier Battle Groups? The Fleets of Heavy Lift Transports? The Fleets of Heavy Bombers, The World Wide Military Bases to Support their Economic Needs?

If someone decided to close the Straits of Hormuz tomorrow, next week/month/year/5 years. What could China do? NOTHING.

Understand China's History. They are a Boom/Bust Culture. Presently, the only reason China has ANY prosperity, is their ability to sell 'things' at a lower price, by controlling their populations. Their real future problem is that EVERYTHING they produce, can be produced elsewhere. They produce nothing, not available elsewhere.

How long can this continue? Who knows? Like every other 'Discount Store': They are always close to collapse. People just SHOP at another store.
7) Message boards : Politics : Should the west now send in the troops : ISIS & IRAN (Message 1565396)
Posted 18 hours ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
In Iraq chaos was brought in by the US invasion. In Syria revolution was able to be fired up by outside parties exploiting the Sumi/Shiite divide.

T.A.

Absolutely true. But past history.

The REAL question is not: Don't do this, or that.

The point was that in both cases, Chaos was brought about by 3rd parties not by an internal movement and that is why Iran is still stable.

The REAL question is: What to do NOW!

I would venture to suggest that the answer is to do absolutely nothing and let the Iraqis and Syrians sort it out for themselves. But of course, seeing that OIL is involved that will never happen.

T.A.

OIL is a POSITIVE. It is the same as FOOD to Industrial Nation's. FOOD is Not a negative.

Do you believe it is absolutely vital to protect your people's from total economic collapse, starvation and resulting plague's, if your Food/Oil is severely disrupted?

This is what has always happened, and will happen, to smug populations living during a brief historical period of prosperity. They think they are immune to the brutal forces of history. They are not.

What will The EU, do to PROTECT its Population's, NOW?
8) Message boards : Politics : If we could remove ... (Message 1565266)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
If one believes that burying alive women and children, is a Freedom Fighter (The Jihadist's Do): Then you have the judgement of a NAZI.

What is this fascination you have with Nazis ?

T.A.

Sorry if you cannot see the obvious, and believe I, not the Jihadist's, have a fascination with the NAZI's.

Many of the threads have to do with the Islamic State, Hamas, and the Jihadist's.

THEY have a fascination, and love, with NAZI's and Hitler. I just acknowledge it.

Those that don't acknowledge the reality of this Evil, Mass Murdering, NAZI loving movement, have their 'Head in the Sand'.
9) Message boards : Politics : Should the west now send in the troops : ISIS & IRAN (Message 1565262)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
In Iraq chaos was brought in by the US invasion. In Syria revolution was able to be fired up by outside parties exploiting the Sumi/Shiite divide.

T.A.

Absolutely true. But past history.

The REAL question is not: Don't do this, or that.

The REAL question is: What to do NOW!
10) Message boards : Politics : UK terror threat level increased to severe (Message 1565255)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
15 yrs ago there was a terror alert but everyone ignored it .

And then at 8.40 am aprox 2 planes fly into a building and a few hours later it came crumbling down .

And everyone said "why didn't anybody listen , where were the F.B.I and C.I.A "

My how quick we forget !

And now 4 Jihadist may be some where in Europe plotting .

Isis is now gaining Strength and we should all just ignore the warning !

At the very least we should be keeping a eye open for strange happenings and be prepared to tell the right ppl that blah blah blah is doing this and it seems strange maybe you need to check it out .

Or we can all walk around with our blinkers on and see nothing , hear nothing , do nothing .

Just don't come back here in the formum and WHINGE about the concequences when some thing does happen

You have been warned !

+1

+1

The 9/11 Anniversary is approaching.
11) Message boards : Politics : Flight MH17 : U.S. official: Malaysia Airlines plane shot down (Message 1565254)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/30/ukraine-crisis-airplane-russia-idUSL5N0R006F20140830
I have to agree in some sense..

Just a Putin 'Smoke Screen'.
12) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1565253)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I doubt that. We owe China our economy. And I dont like that.

Off topic. But China owes its economy to The USA.

The USA controls most of China's Petro-chemical Imports.

Their economy is entirely dependent upon The USA's Military protecting their Oil imports. They do not have the military resources to protect their energy lifeline.

Akin to Putin truly controlling much of Western Europe's Energy Supplies.
13) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1565251)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
A civil war that government forces were winning in seems to have turned into an international conflict where Ukrainian pushed back. Pro-Russian militias are talking about a rapid advance.
https://translate.google.se/translate?sl=sv&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=sv&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dn.se%2Fnyheter%2Fvarlden%2Fukraina-pressat-av-rysk-pansar%2F&edit-text=

janneseti, this is temporary setbacks! Military stratagem... Let them go, will be are disclosed as nuts!
It seems to me that the German burghers have got agitated... :)
see more at http://www.derwesten.de/politik/experten-warnen-vor-atomkatastrophe-in-der-ukraine-id9759365.html
About nuclear reactors in Ukraine, I have mentioned 191 days ago... see topic Crimea, message 1479808 - Posted: 20 Feb 2014, 21:30:58 UTC:
"Our country, Ukraine - the largest in Europe, the population of 46 million people ... and 17 nuclear reactors!...", see http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=74143&postid=1479808#1479808 But all were silent and told nothing!
Janne, after Chernobyl, in Sweden have dropped radioactive isotopes? Here and I know about it also... It was not necessary, to grab Crimea and Ukraine, as well as just watch from the sidelines, what came of it! For all would crash and the border - not be able to save anyone! Because it is our common home, the planet Earth! Do you understand me? OK


Janne, after Chernobyl, in Sweden have dropped radioactive isotopes?
Yes, a lot. Sweden was the first country who told the World about that.
Hazardous radioactive isotopes occupied by including mushrooms in the forests. Ingestion of this mushroom was therefore inappropriate before the radioactivity subsided. Via contaminated reindeer moss spread radioactive materials into reindeer and reindeer were subjected to special screening of radiation values ​​before it got released for sale to the public. In addition to the inconvenience that this meant there was an economic setback for the animal industry.

I have not thought about the problem of nuclear power plants. It is the first military target to hit.
Because of the escalating fighting in the Ukraine the risk of nuclear facilities in the country is growing.
Only about 200 kilometers away from the combat zone are the six reactor units of Zaporizhia nuclear facility the largest nuclear plant in Europe.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zaporizhia_Oblast

Now I get very nervous...

Which way is the wind blowing now, or in the Winter?
14) Message boards : Politics : If we could remove ... (Message 1565250)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
While it wouldn't eliminate all of our problems, the majority of our major problems would be eliminated if we could eliminate evil. That is a human trait that serves no useful purpose and causes much harm.

In the same vein as "One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter", Evil, to a large degree, is in the eye of the beholder.

Just where do you start and where do you stop in the elimination process ?

T.A.

One must make judgment's.

If one believes that burying alive women and children, is a Freedom Fighter (The Jihadist's Do): Then you have the judgment of a NAZI.

"One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter", is ridiculous, and leaves Evil out of the equation.
15) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1564995)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I also wonder how long this game of tick tack toe will continue before it is changed into "a nice game of chess".

This is not, and will never be, 'a nice game'.

Putin will win.
16) Message boards : Politics : If we could remove ... (Message 1564962)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
If we could remove religion from the world, how many conflicts would cease and how many people would not be killed?

Perhaps we should be discussing:

If we could remove religion/ideology from the world, how many conflicts would cease and how many people would not be killed?
17) Message boards : Politics : If we could remove ... (Message 1564959)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
So don't you think that religion plays a big part in determining the actions and thoughts of people that make up their thoughts on nationalism and ideologies.

Religion is an EXCUSE for...

Atheistic Ideology's have murdered more people, than Theology's.

They're both the same. Just an excuse for Murderers.

And I'm speaking as an Atheist.
18) Message boards : Politics : The Israel and Palestine conflict - Part 2 (Message 1564926)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
The ONLY side calling for Genocide, is not Israel.

I'm sorry your head is buried in the sand. Perhaps you will look up just for a second...

Moshe Feiglin is head of the Manhigut Yehudit [Jewish Leadership] faction in the Likud party and a member of Knesset.
Moshe Feiglin in http://www.israelnationalnews.com/ wrote:
Attack – Attack the entire ‘target bank’ throughout Gaza with the IDF’s maximum force (and not a tiny fraction of it) with all the conventional means at its disposal. All the military and infrastructural targets will be attacked with no consideration for ‘human shields’ or ‘environmental damage’.
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Parallel to the above, a total siege on Gaza. Nothing will enter the area.
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After the IDF completes the "softening" of the targets with its fire-power, the IDF will conquer the entire Gaza, using all the means necessary to minimize any harm to our soldiers, with no other considerations.
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Gaza is part of our Land and we will remain there forever. Liberation of parts of our land forever is the only thing that justifies endangering our soldiers in battle to capture land. Subsequent to the elimination of terror from Gaza, it will become part of sovereign Israel and will be populated by Jews.

If it walks like a duck and it quacks like a duck ........

Understand YOUR opinion.
19) Message boards : Politics : UK terror threat level increased to severe (Message 1564925)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Reminds me of the Comedian George Carlin (LOVED HIM) years ago, who would say to his audience: "How many of you believe you will be killed by a terrorist?" When no hands were raised, he would say "OK - Let's just sit back, and enjoy the show."

George Carlin
Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?

Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/g/george_carlin.html#jcO3eYKpbI5EL7hw.99

He was my favorite.
20) Message boards : Politics : UK terror threat level increased to severe (Message 1564828)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I'm just wondering why you reacted the way you did to Chris's post, if pretty much all alert levels in various countries are meaningless.

All I did was repeat what I said in a different thread where I stated that the terror threat is a meaningless tool that inspires a disproportional fear of terrorism to the actual threat and because of that is useless and maybe does more harm than good. I felt it was relevant to the topic.

The Threat Level has more to do with the Government Response, than alerting the population.

Мишель believes since the chance of any individual, being killed by a Terrorist is remote: No precautions should be taken.

Reminds me of the Comedian George Carlin (LOVED HIM) years ago, who would say to his audience: "How many of you believe you will be killed by a terrorist?" When no hands were raised, he would say "OK - Let's just sit back, and enjoy the show."

Мишель apparently has a Comic's thought process.


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