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41) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1563829)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Backstepping 24 hours

..Why this obsession? I have never been able to understand it...

The main reason for this is our news services are choked with American trivia.

I don't mean "real news" like what's happening with Congress, major disasters etc but "fireman rescues cat" type stuff that the local networks pull of the bird and use as stocking fillers to save them the cost of having their own news teams on the road in their own country.

This is why, in some countries, the inhabitants have a better knowledge of what's going on in the US than a lot of Americans and than what's going on in their own country.

When you add the facts that,
a) The US is the most powerful country on the planet, with the capability of reducing us all to radioactive dust.
b) It currently appears to have a totally dysfunctional federal government that, like a rudderless ship, is just going round in decreasing circles.
c) It appears (from the news we receive), that from the Federal down to the counties, the level of corruption appears to be at a height that would be the envy of any South American or African banana republic. This leaves people wondering just who is running the place.
d) America's financial power is the equal of its military. It can make or break any country. (Remember when Wall St. forced the UK government to devalue the Pound Sterling)

This is why the rest of the world watches the US so closely. You are the crazy boy with the gun and when the US breaks wind, we all stop to check that it was indeed just a f*rt and not a burst from multi-thousand round per minute machine gun.

T.A.

Everything you stated above is true. Nothing new. This Country, if you really understand its history, has always been like that.

24/7 News, and Social Media, have now made all the LOCAL situations National/International events. This extremely diverse, and large Country. Where Local Cultures, Religions, Languages, Races, etc., are very separate (sometime geographically), and what happens there, may has no meaning for anywhere else. Nor may reflect this country.

The USA has always been a chaotic and violent Country. Nothing new.

The Federal Component, of our 51 Government's, was setup to be dysfunctional. Historically, unless there is a perceived Foreign Threat: What you see now, is normal.
42) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1563813)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
WHY fire so many rounds at an individual? So I'm ignorant? You would have best answered that by explaining just how effective your ammunition is!

ALL Defensive handgun ammunition MUST be low powered. The recoil, AGAINST the shooter, is the same force as the 'target' hit. Holding a gun in one's hand, and firing a High Powered Round, which would incapacitate, with one round, or 'knock back' the 'target': Would result in the same force against the shooter, IE, Incapacitate the Shooter.

Those believing otherwise: Either disagrees the Third of Sir Issac Newton's 'Laws of Physics': "When one body exerts a force on a second body, the second body simultaneously exerts a force equal in magnitude and opposite in direction on the first body". Or believes Hollywood Fantasy's. Maybe both.
43) Message boards : Politics : The Israel and Palestine conflict - Part 2 (Message 1563796)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
The only way to stop this ridiculous violence in the middle east is to make a huge GLASS parking lot of the whole area and be done with it.

May be coming.

But... That depends on The Jihadist's being stupid, or not.

If I was a 'Betting Man', I would bet on The Jihadist's being stupid. That is their history.
44) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1563770)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor


If a single person, why all those shots?

Is your ammunition that useless in that it takes multiple rounds to put someone down?

Only in a Hollywood Movie does one shot do anything.

Would you please educate everyone Posting, what Handgun Ammunition YOU would recommend be used by the Police Force's around The World. So ONLY ONE SHOT will render the person harmless.

We will call it 'The Magic Bullet'.

:) :) :)

Who said anything about ONE SHOT? I'm asking why the need for that many rounds to be fired! What do you not understand by that?

What were they shooting at? KING KONG?

Sirius B...

Everyone of you posts display's a complete ignorance of Hand Gun Ammunition effectiveness.

Please don't compound your ignorance with Bold Type Face.
45) Message boards : Politics : The Israel and Palestine conflict - Part 2 (Message 1563766)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor

..."In a separate development, Syrian rebel groups including the al-Qaeda affiliated Nusra Front have taken control of a crossing between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, according to a UK-based monitoring group."

Oops...
UN troops held in Golan Heights - More to follow

Remember, they are call UN Peacekeeper's. Not, UN Military Forces.
46) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1563762)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I cant blame US for acting this way.
NATO rules are No pay No gain.
When looking in the rear mirror its clear that Western Europe has underestimated Putin.
But EU itself has an army not known to many people called Eurocorps.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurocorps
http://www.eurocorps.org/

This is the way I see it.

Neither The USA, nor The EU, can stop Putin from reclaiming 'Greater Russia'. Do not think of Putin/Russia in Western European terms/culture/economy. Their thinking is Historically different

We are now entering a 19th Century Period of Great Powers competing with each other for World Domination. We must understand that, and NOW plan for the future.

AGAIN SURROUND Russia (Old Soviet Union) with Effective Military Forces. Hopefully keeping the Old Eastern Block Nations within Our Sphere. Attempt to isolate Russia economically, and wait them out - AGAIN.

Sorry. This is the way I see it.
47) Message boards : Politics : The reassertion of whiteness in Canada (Message 1563754)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Off topic but Clyde what is wrong with scumbag it's not a swear word .

And i think it's bit childish to winge about that word . You sound a bit like my old man ."Glen don't use those type of words " , Dad " we live in Australia and it a colour full language get over your self , pommy "

The lesson don't tell ya kids not to swear they will only swear more

It is in The USA. Call someone in NYC that word, and it may cause a fight.

Akin to The British word 'Bl...y'. It is usually not used in 'Polite Company'. However, the word is not considered Offensive within The USA, and was used in Hollywood Movie's, even in the censored thirty's.
48) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1563748)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor


If a single person, why all those shots?

Is your ammunition that useless in that it takes multiple rounds to put someone down?

Only in a Hollywood Movie does one shot do anything.

Would you please educate everyone Posting, what Handgun Ammunition YOU would recommend be used by the Police Force's around The World. So ONLY ONE SHOT will render the person harmless.

We will call it 'The Magic Bullet'.

:) :) :)
49) Message boards : Politics : Straw that broke the camel's back? (Message 1563744)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
What would you do, now?

How often do I have to repeat myself before you stop asking this question? I've answered it several times now, look it up in one of my older posts.

What would you do, if they did use these weapon's?

I'm hoping that by deradicalization terrorists groups remain fringe movements who don't have the money or power to gain access to WMD's.

Hoping?

Now that's a Plan of Action.
50) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1563741)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Unfortunately, Swedes, Finns and Estes, Combined: Don't have the Power to influence this.
The USA doesn't really care (Considered just another European Problem), and The EU's Economy's depend upon Russian Energy.

Nonsens. We are all sitting in the same boat.
US Economy depends very much on EU's Economy's. Remember 'Global Economy'?
And what do you mean by "Power"?

I KNOW its nonsense. But that is what the American People believe.

Remember WWII. President Roosevelt wanted to get involved since Day 1. The American People said NO!

It took a Japanese Attack, and Hitler Declaring War against The USA, for America to respond effectively.

Today's situation is the same.
51) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1563736)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
My two grandsons are still working on on .22 rimfire. And they are 15 and 17 years old now. But I feel they are now ready to take the next step up and shoot .38 specials. But they will still get one round at first. Just so I can see how they handle recoil.

James, just a suggestion, based upon my training and experience:

If this training includes self-defense: Have them fire 'off hand' (one hand).

If they can handle the recoil, and then six shots at a Man's Silhouette, 15 feet away, within 1.5 seconds, hitting 4 times within the '7' ring'. This means they can handle the weapon, and maybe what will happen in a Real Life Situation.
52) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1563729)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
From your link...
"We are now evidently seeing fighting between regular Russian and regular Ukrainian forces in Eastern Ukraine. There is a word for this."
...Yep...
WAR

He's a diplomat:)

LOL...
...they only see it as war when the enemy is knocking on their door!

Actually he is one the few European leaders who acctually have warned for this situation months ago.
If you glance through Calles tweets you can see it.
We Swedes, Finns and Ests are russiophobic for all the good reasons.

Unfortunately, Swedes, Finns and Estes, Combined: Don't have the Power to influence this.

The USA doesn't really care (Considered just another European Problem), and The EU's Economy's depend upon Russian Energy.
53) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1563724)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
"The World-Herald has learned that at least 30 shots were fired at the Wendy’s near 43rd and Dodge Streets.

Officials said it appears the only shots fired came from police."

Let me guess...

"They feared for their lives"

Does everyone else in this discussion, understand his alleged thought patterns.
54) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1563723)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
The American 2nd Amendment is about the Individual Person having the right, and means, to defending herself, if necessary, before any Government Law Enforcement Agency can arrive. And 'Groups' of Individuals defending themselves FROM the Government. It does not include the context of your post.

So does that mean that mean that the protesters in Ferguson have the constitutional right to not only carry AR-15's but also use them to attack the police whenever they are trying to stop their peaceful protest?

Yeah, that would end well...

Again...

You do understand the nuances of American Constitutional Law.

Of course it does not mean what you say.

I was awaiting your silly reply.

You too, are easy.
55) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1563506)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
ROFLMOA!

Oh Clyde, you just don't get it do you, but then I didn't expect you too. ;-)

Cheers.

The above confirms what I posted. As I expected.

Your too easy.

Now back to the Subject.
56) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1563503)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I can see now why Americans need guns.
It's to protect themselves from police officers and others carrying guns.
It's vicious circle of insanity.

Silly in its thinking. But you almost hit the target.

Thank you CLYDE, you show admirable restraint.
I have no doubt that you'd be just as restrained before shooting.
I have my reservations about others though.

I think it both Silly, and complementary, when you call one of my posts SILLY.
I think it means that a raw nerve has been struck, but your restraint attempts dismissal.

Incorrect.

As I stated. You were close.

The American 2nd Amendment is about the Individual Person having the right, and means, to defending herself, if necessary, before any Government Law Enforcement Agency can arrive. And 'Groups' of Individuals defending themselves FROM the Government. It does not include the context of your post.
57) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1563497)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Putin acts as thou if he can see it it is his. The fact is no one has been able to resit his efforts. Maybe his people will be vocal enough about the Russian food boycots to be heard. That is a hell of a way to punnish the west by denying food to your populace.

Don't think of Putin, or Russia, in Western European terms/culture.

'Vocal' People does not matter to Putin.
58) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1563488)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
And it took you all that time to think of something to say Clyde?

Which isn't much and just what I'd expect from you. ;-)

Some people really need to look further than the end of their noses.

Cheers.

Sorry for the delay. I went grocery shopping, with my Beautiful Wife.

Is that OK with you?

You take your Country too seriously. I acknowledge the stupidly, and silliness of The USA. When have I defended, in this or other posts, the Foreign Policy, and Military Force used by my Country?

My retort has always been: What would you do? Do you have any force capable of achieving your goals? Not a defense of American Actions.

What Non-American's cannot stand, is someone believing/knowing THEY are as Stupid and Silly as American's.

Their silly smugness of superiority, has no bases in fact.

Is the above long enough?

Cheerio.
59) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1563481)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
When was the last time you commented, in these posts, regarding the Internal Culture's of France, Germany, UK, Australia, etc. Do you really care?

I know I was posting in the Crimea thread within the last week.

About their Culture?

What was your opinion regarding their Culture?
60) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1563479)
Posted 4 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor

Not speaking of Government Agency's.

Just individuals need to comment on Internal American Culture. When Americans do not appear to have that need.

Gary...

When was the last time you commented, in these posts, regarding the Internal Culture's of France, Germany, UK, Australia, etc. Do you really care?

Well Clyde, maybe you should finally do something about these things happening over there so that our news feeds over here arn't always full of all these stupidly idiotic and horrendous things that a lot of you people get up to over there. ;-)

But then again, that just maybe a mission impossible for your country to actually do with the "holier-than-thou" attitudes that a lot of you seem to have over there. :-(

Whether you like it or not Clyde, your country really needs to make some serious changes, otherwise how can the rest of us keep taking your country seriously?

Cheers.

Don't take us seriously.

We are as silly, and stupid, as all the other Westernized Country's. Including yours.


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