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41) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1563210)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
I only stated what is America doing letting minors handle machine pistols/guns.

This is more deserving of a Darwin award than anything else.

+1
42) Message boards : Politics : Straw that broke the camel's back? (Message 1563208)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
This is not the Cold War, nor even ANY war in the past. This is NEW.
Yes. It's called Hybrid War. The weapons are terror, insurgeon, intimidation and propaganda.

That is now. I am speaking of the future.

What happens when/if these Weapon's of Mass Destruction (WMD's), are in their possession?
43) Message boards : Politics : Straw that broke the camel's back? (Message 1563188)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
What should we do now in an attempt to stop this? If they do commit Mass Murder, 10,000, 20,000, or more dead, what would we do then?

I think most civilized countries are trying to stop this before its happens.
But all countries in the World are not civilized.
Think Middle East, Russia, North Corea...

This is not the Cold War, nor even ANY war in the past. This is NEW.

Relatively small groups may/will have the capability, in the not too distant future, to inflict mass causalities upon populations.

They use innocent populations to shield themselves from destruction.

Now what? How do 'Civilized People' protect THEIR Innocent Populations from this?

I believe 'The Answer' is too horrible to contemplate. Until THEY succeed.

Note: Please don't be silly, and accuse me of wanting what may/will happen. It will just be what a Terrified Population will demand. It is not pretty, civilized, nor moral. It will just be a Normal Human Response.

Am I wrong in what Terrified Human's are capable of?
44) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1563175)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Of course Americans are 'idiots', or whatever else we are called with silly smug superiority. We have no need to comment upon whatever internal problems, or silly culture, you may have.

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


You have stated that you did a tour of Vietnam & also served as a police officer. If we are to believe this a true statement, then the above comment was uncalled for.

As for obsession? What obsession? I only stated what is America doing letting minors handle machine pistols/guns.

Just in general.

Almost nobody inside The USA, cares about all the internal problems of other Country's. That's your problem.

We don't care to comment on other's internal problems.

Why do you take your valuable time, to comment upon us. I just don't understand it.

Of course, I am referring to Internal Problems, not Foreign Policy's, which do concern you.

Note: My 'Career's' as a Combat Solder, and as a Police Officer (many different duty's) encompasses less than half of my past, and present working life.
45) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1563166)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
The 'pause' confirms one of the few details initially released. That the Officer fired, Brown kept charging, and the Officer fired again.

Where did you get the "charging" from ? All the reports I have seen say that Brown was running away from the officer.

T.A.

ALL reports don't say that.

Some Witnesses say he was running away, and shot in the back.

Some Witnesses say he was facing the Cop, and trying to surrender.

Some Witnesses say he was Charging (Bull Rush) towards the Cop.

Which Witnesses do the Forensics' (so far) Impeach?

Which Witnesses do the Forensics' (so far) Confirm as Possible?
46) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1563097)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Thanks, Janne!
This is without translation... This is New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/world/europe/russia-ukraine.html?_r=0
This is the animal that has attacked on patriot of Ukraine - the local businessman, owner of two stalls in the market from Donetsk.
Her waiting brutal punishment...

Those excusing Putin, and his Terrorist Henchmen, are just as Evil as them.

They (you know who they are) should be ashamed of themselves. But, they are not.
47) Message boards : Politics : Straw that broke the camel's back? (Message 1563093)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
There is NO Intelligence Agency, Nor Police Force, who can identify, ALL those who will commit a crime, before it happens. ANYONE making that assertion is living in a Fantasy World.

You want to identify ALL those who will commit a crime which is of course impossible.
How about many? Or a few?

Those living in a Fantasy World, believe it.

Our problem, in this Brave New World, is that in 5, 10, 20 years: It is very possible that a Psychotic, Mass Murdering, Suicidal group, may be able to obtain, and use Weapons of Mass Destruction (Biological, Radiological, etc.) inside Large Western Populations.

Since it would be Impossible to Identify, and Stop, ALL these people:

What should we do now in an attempt to stop this? If they do commit Mass Murder, 10,000, 20,000, or more dead, what would we do then?

I am only asking the question. Those attacking my questions, have never given a 'Non-Fantasy World' answer.
48) Message boards : Politics : Are humans born evil? (Message 1563085)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Because most of them are not claiming to literally hear the voice of their God, which would be a clear sign of schizophrenia. Most of them are claiming to be carrying out the work/word of God according to their interpretation of the scripture. That's a very minute but important distinction which makes all the difference in how we should handle each case.

And if this Jihadist, if captured, claims he did it because God Spoke To Him, and Ordered him to do this act (claim true or not): Would this not fall under your definition of 'Not Criminal Guilty' because of schizophrenia?


Now you're speculating and not basing anything on known fact in this very specific case. Which is fine, I don't mind speculation one bit, but your speculation highlights your attempt to view the situation in such a light that only reaffirms your view. I could just as easily play the same game and challenge "what if he doesn't claim that God spoke to him"? We can play "what if" all day long and never really agree or settle the differences in our view.

Further, I don't recall ever saying that schizophrenics are not criminally guilty. I've been arguing that the punishment must fit our understanding of the person who committed the crime, and why. I appreciate that as a former officer of the law your job was to merely catch the Bad Guy(tm). It was the judges and the lawyers job to determine degree of guilt. That's why officers pile on the charges to see which one the prosecution can make stick, while the defense tries to remove as many of the inapplicable ones as they can.

I am saying that as our world progresses in our understanding of the world around us, we cannot use simple terms to define every situation. I find that evil is one of those simple terms that makes it easy to define a situation and react in a specific, and sometimes unproductive way.

Trying to match up a jihadist with a woman who murders her own kids as being one and the same when they so clearly are not is, again, a very dangerous thing.

Believe it, or not: I DO agree with much of your thinking is this matter.

I am speaking of a different danger. That our present, and future idea's regarding Mental Illness, and how we deal with it: MAY go too far. Resulting in Very Bad and Evil Person's being confined in a Hospital Setting, rather than facing Criminal Charges.

I do speculate, because these potential problems must be addressed.
49) Message boards : Politics : Straw that broke the camel's back? (Message 1563077)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
What is done then?

You can catch and bring to justice those terrorists without glassing the general area where they are thought to hide.

And with Muslim terrorism, violence as a response only creates more violence down the line. It would be feeding their cultural victim complex which underpins so many of their extremist organizations.

How does one identify ALL these people?

How does one CATCH these people?

Think about this: How does one catch ALL the common criminals, in your Country, before they commit crimes?

The ability to do this, you believe exists, doesn't, and will not exist in the future.

Sorry.

Clyde you are talking past James. No where did he say anything about trying to catch them before they act, only after.

Clyde are you actually arguing for thought police? Arrest and punishment before the crime is committed? Found guilty because of the people you know? That sure sounds a lot like the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice. Have you become your enemy?

I guess my posting went 'above your head'. Let me make this simpler.

There is NO Intelligence Agency, Nor Police Force, who can identify, ALL those who will commit a crime, before it happens. ANYONE making that assertion is living in a Fantasy World.

To your way of thinking: This means someone is for "Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice": Says something about YOUR thought process.

Anyway. Do find your incessant 'Setup a Straw Dog. Then Knock it Down' postings to be an acknowledgement of you, and others, losing an argument. It's a Classic Technique.
50) Message boards : Politics : Are humans born evil? (Message 1563069)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
It looks like the woman had serious mental health problems rather than being "evil". She should have been sent to a psychiatric facility rather than prison as she wasn't responsible for her actions.

Just as the guy who chopped-off that Reporter's head?

He's sane? No.

Is he responsible for his actions? Yes.

That reporter had as much right to life, as the children.

Using Religion/Ideology, Voices, etc., to excuse murderous and evil behavior: Is a dangerous road.


You're drawing a correlation between two different issues and attempting to infer a simple and similar conclusion. A religious jihadist isn't mentally insane in the same way that someone suffering from schizophrenia is insane.

Why aren't persons using Religion/Ideology suffering from schizophrenia?


Because most of them are not claiming to literally hear the voice of their God, which would be a clear sign of schizophrenia. Most of them are claiming to be carrying out the work/word of God according to their interpretation of the scripture. That's a very minute but important distinction which makes all the difference in how we should handle each case.

And if this Jihadist, if captured, claims he did it because God Spoke To Him, and Ordered him to do this act (claim true or not): Would this not fall under your definition of 'Not Criminally Guilty' because of schizophrenia?
51) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1563067)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Instructions using Google Translate for those who are Lost in Translation.

1. Open URL https://translate.google.com/ in your browser.

2. In the left box enter your URL or own text that you want to be translated.
For instance http://www.charter97.org/ru/news/2014/8/26/112797/

3. Choose source and destination langugages and press Translate.

Voila:) A whole new world opens.
The translation is not always perfect but understable.

Also BING Translator

http://www.bing.com/translator/

Found it, in some ways, superior.
52) Message boards : Politics : Are humans born evil? (Message 1563065)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
It looks like the woman had serious mental health problems rather than being "evil". She should have been sent to a psychiatric facility rather than prison as she wasn't responsible for her actions.

Just as the guy who chopped-off that Reporter's head?

He's sane? No.

Is he responsible for his actions? Yes.

That reporter had as much right to life, as the children.

Using Religion/Ideology, Voices, etc., to excuse murderous and evil behavior: Is a dangerous road.


You're drawing a correlation between two different issues and attempting to infer a simple and similar conclusion. A religious jihadist isn't mentally insane in the same way that someone suffering from schizophrenia is insane.

Why aren't persons using Religion/Ideology suffering from schizophrenia?
53) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence (Message 1563062)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Yep, recoil can be a bugger! The first weapon I ever fired was a Lee Enfield .303 rifle & did not have it securely braced against my shoulder. It hurt for weeks.

As for letting minors handle machine pistols/guns, just what are you Yanks thinking of?

That was an Individual decision. Do you believe the vast majority of people should be punished, for the actions of the few. Do you believe you are Superior to The People, The Masses, The Great Unwashed, etc., and must disarm them, For 'The Peoples' (think inferior) good.

Of course Americans are 'idiots', or whatever else we are called with silly smug superiority. We have no need to comment upon whatever internal problems, or silly culture, you may have.

Why this obsession? I have never been able to understand it.
54) Message boards : Politics : Are humans born evil? (Message 1563051)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
It looks like the woman had serious mental health problems rather than being "evil". She should have been sent to a psychiatric facility rather than prison as she wasn't responsible for her actions.

Just as the guy who chopped-off that Reporter's head?

He's sane? No.

Is he responsible for his actions? Yes.

That reporter had as much right to life, as the children.

Using Religion/Ideology, Voices, etc., to excuse murderous and evil behavior: Is a dangerous road.
55) Message boards : Politics : The reassertion of whiteness in Canada (Message 1562924)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Although to be fair, the political wing of Fox News aka The Tea Party are blatantly racist.


Thanks Es99 at least some get what i am on about there is hope yet for you all :)

EDIT Cylde some understand why i say the Tea party is Republican even if they are the ratbags of the Republican party run by Mr Rupert Murdoch the scumbag traitor , criminal

And Marxists, AKA Mass Murderers, may support the Democrats over Republicans. So?

Let's see. Fox aka Tea party blatantly racist. Murdoch "The S...B.. traitor, criminal".

Your hatred is very internal, and very irrational. Please don't involve us in your personal problems.

Note to other poster's: Please don't push the 'Red X'. on Glenn, and other's who agree. They must be allowed to expose the true reason for their vitriolic hatred of those who they disagree. It isn't political, nor a disagreement with someone's point of view.

They are using this forum to vent their own problems. Their, and other's idea's regarding the issue's of the day, must be understood in this context.

It isn't really political, nor ideological. It is something much deeper.

I think you over estimate the numbers rushing to push the red X Clyde. I do find it amusing that you make these speeches about how offensive you find some posts, yet are completely oblivious to how offensive your posts have been on many occasions. (this being one of them)

Luckily the more tolerant left wing posters such as myself don't need to be told not to go around red Xing posts we don't agree with, because left wing people believe in things like your right to express your opinion no matter how unpleasant it is.

I allowed the complete post for verification.

When did I ever use the term S... B.., or anything like it?

When did I, as you, and other's have, accepted that term, or similar terms, in these message boards? Never, despite your attempt to misstate what other's, and I, who disagree with you, are saying.

By your posting: I stand 100% behind what I posted.

Anyway... Despite your, and other's attempts to hijack this subject, for another agenda: Back to the subject.
56) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. (Message 1562920)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Attorney: New audio reveals pause in gunfire when Michael Brown was shot

The 'pause' confirms one of the few details initially released. That the Officer fired, Brown kept charging, and the Officer fired again.
57) Message boards : Politics : Straw that broke the camel's back? (Message 1562909)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
What is done then?

You can catch and bring to justice those terrorists without glassing the general area where they are thought to hide.

And with Muslim terrorism, violence as a response only creates more violence down the line. It would be feeding their cultural victim complex which underpins so many of their extremist organizations.

How does one identify ALL these people?

How does one CATCH these people?

Think about this: How does one catch ALL the common criminals, in your Country, before they commit crimes?

The ability to do this, you believe exists, doesn't, and will not exist in the future.

Sorry.
58) Message boards : Politics : The reassertion of whiteness in Canada (Message 1562897)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
Although to be fair, the political wing of Fox News aka The Tea Party are blatantly racist.


Thanks Es99 at least some get what i am on about there is hope yet for you all :)

EDIT Cylde some understand why i say the Tea party is Republican even if they are the ratbags of the Republican party run by Mr Rupert Murdoch the scumbag traitor , criminal

And Marxists, AKA Mass Murderers, may support the Democrats over Republicans. So?

Let's see. Fox aka Tea party blatantly racist. Murdoch "The S...B.. traitor, criminal".

Your hatred is very internal, and very irrational. Please don't involve us in your personal problems.

Note to other poster's: Please don't push the 'Red X'. on Glenn, and other's who agree. They must be allowed to expose the true reason for their vitriolic hatred of those who they disagree. It isn't political, nor a disagreement with someone's point of view.

They are using this forum to vent their own problems. Their, and other's idea's regarding the issue's of the day, must be understood in this context.

It isn't really political, nor ideological. It is something much deeper.
59) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 5 (Message 1562627)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
'Greater Russia' or 'NovoRossia' as its called in Russia is a brainchild of Alexander 'Rasputin' Dugin. He is not an advisor of Putin anymore.
I Think Putin can forget that idea but he cannot accept the defeat.

Interesting.

IF Putin has changed his thinking: A failure cannot be seen as a defeat for Putin. He will do 'anything' not to have that happen.

How would Ukraine ensure that?
60) Message boards : Politics : Straw that broke the camel's back? (Message 1562622)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile CLYDEProject donor
A scared population reacts emotionally. Political leaders, who wish to stay alive, will respond to 5,000, 10,000, 20,000 dead (becoming technically feasible for small, well funded groups) , as the people demand. That has always, and will always be true. Wishing for a rational response is silly.

This will end, for this generation, as it has always ended.

It remains to be seen if they can pull off killing that many people.

And its our political leaders job to lead, not to follow. It is their job to convince people that acting on emotions will not help and only cause more problems later down the road.

Nothing has changed regarding what a Terrified Population will demand, and get. Please explain why that has changed.

Don't believe I will be supporting the inevitable. But as history, and human nature has shown: It will happen.

We are living in a Brave New World. Where 5, 10, 20 years down the road. A Mass Murdering, Psychopathic, Suicidal Group, will be able to deploy Weapons of Mass Destruction. IE: Biological, Radiological, Etc., in large population centers of The West.

There is no real way to stop this. Because no defense is 100% successful. They just need one success, out of 1000 attempts.

What is done then?


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