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1) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1507986)
Posted 10 hours ago by Profile Raistmer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPtiEqMrLQY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5Eu_6x7RkE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ureQblDiJwY

2) Message boards : Number crunching : blanked AP tasks (Message 1507191)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Raistmer
As was said before try to attract Eric's attention to this issue.
We need stock build change to implement blanking. As Joe (and me too) believes such change will be not only great speedup (especially for GPU builds) but will be more scientifically correct too. But validator doesn't know anything about that. It just compares one signal to another no matter fake or no fake. Hence if modded build will skip fake signals... validator will mark such results as invalids!
That's why stock need to be changed too, release of new opt build is not enough.
3) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1507181)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Raistmer
Some countries obviously don't want peace and stability on a global basis.

Exactly but why you so shy to name that country, great exporter of "democracy" to the world?...
4) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1507180)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Raistmer
For the US yes, but you said that bombing may reduced total death count. That's questionable.

I certainly have not heard of any major fighting since Khadafi was overthrown. And in fact, they are creating a new constitution now. That would not have happened without the NATO intervention.

Did Russia help out in any of that?

Constitution you say?
well: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/28/libya-poised-retake-oil-ports-rebels-split-country

Libyans are losing faith in democracy, after the failure of congress to tackle corruption, economic malaise and militia violence. Last month, just 500,000 voters, or 15% of the electorate, turned out to elect an assembly to write Libya's constitution.
5) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1507053)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer
The last one invaded Iraq. It is a $3 trillion difference to the taxpayer.

yep, money are different perhaps. But both responsible for kills.

I don't think the bombing in Libya was responsible for any more killed than what they were doing in their own civil war, and probably helped end that war early.

It did not end up today actually.

For the U.S., it has. I don't expect everyone there to like each other, but that is their problem.

For the US yes, but you said that bombing may reduced total death count. That's questionable.
6) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1507050)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer
The last one invaded Iraq. It is a $3 trillion difference to the taxpayer.

yep, money are different perhaps. But both responsible for kills.

I don't think the bombing in Libya was responsible for any more killed than what they were doing in their own civil war, and probably helped end that war early.

It did not end up today actually.
7) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1507048)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer

I think you mean the last president.

They all the same. Prev bombed Iraq, this one bombed Libia... all the same.

The last one invaded Iraq. It is a $3 trillion difference to the taxpayer.

yep, money are different perhaps. But both responsible for kills.
8) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1507043)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer

I think you mean the last president.

They all the same. Prev bombed Iraq, this one bombed Libia... all the same.
9) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1506955)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer
National security from whom? The US does not now nor has it ever had any desire to invade Russia. In today's world I rather doubt that any western country or group of countries have a strong desire for land conquest. Open economic trade and fair pricing for vital commodities should be every countries goal.


Say it your president, maybe then it would think twice before invading another country to set "fair pricing" there... Do you know how jackals behave? They also don't attack while you strong enough...
10) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1506943)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer

Before EU:
1 Swedish mail was dilivered to 98% in time(24hours.
After EU:
1 Swedish mail is dilivered to 97% in time(72hours).

Still same mail at same cost.

I would not say it's improvement, sigh:)
But it's not about just joining EU market. Besides of all Russia entered in WTO (not sure it was wise move though). So trade agreements can be made, but national security should not be sacrificed. It's regarding Russia's interests in Ukrane. But even w/o that interests there are many other bad things that happens there now to just ignore. Will see how that will evolve in next few weeks. No signs of improvement still, agreement from 17 april just as void as agreement from 21 february...
11) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1506918)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer
It has never been down to party politics or religion.

I did not talk about politic or religion, I talk about way of thinking. That's the problem.
12) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1506917)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer


Case in point, and highly relevant to this thread...

Putin plans Crimea Casino


There are just huge number of plans regarding Crimea we hear every day. Looks like now it's the most important region of Russia, LoL. Will see what will be realized indeed.
I personally hope that plan to restore Crimean observatory, one of biggest world observatories, will be realized... Will see...
13) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1506914)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer
We is us, mankind, because no matter what era one lives in, there will always be one who wants to rule the roost!

Too rhetorical question. Maybe because peoples did not adopt communism ideology in whole? Maybe because they continue to teach their children in same way they was taught?... I think root of issue in that. Not in quality of life per se or something else.

BTW, read Clifford Simak's books for example. I did re-read some of his books recently and was amazed how really close ideas he tells in his books to communism ideas. Still it's american writer, funny...
14) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1506912)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer
Don't know who "we" you mean.
I would say "we" learning. And try to prevent that. USA - don't know. Obama just pathetic now. I recall how big was joy that non-white democrate comes to rule... And how all this ended - he "became white" it seems. Same actions, same decisions same rhetoric... His Nobel peace prize looks as mockery now... And why Merkel allowed herself to close the eyes - it's on her conscience...

BTW, worth to translate and read: http://lenta.ru/articles/2014/04/17/tigipko/

It's interview with one of president candidates. I don't agree with all his statements, but at least it's quite adequate point of view from inside of Ukraine.
And what the most important, even if he quite negative regarding Russia in current situation, he fully confirms absolute purposelessness of current interim government.
15) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1506906)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer
Does it really matter who rules as with today's societies throughout the world it's just...

...Same S***, different day!


Well, I think it does matter still. One thing to loose money due to too big corruption and another thing to loose life because nazis at rule... From those 2 evils I would chose first still. So many peoples in Ukraine do.
16) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1506903)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Raistmer
Well if this was 1939 Id say that Germany would invade Poland under the pretext of Saving German civilians. But in this case its 2014 so it will be Russia invading the Ukraine saving the poor militant Pro Russian agitators.
But I keep getting told that here is no parralell to that the year 1939.


Yep, "poor agitators"...
Overall awareness of situation from americans is astonishing, indeed.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2014/04/07/the-less-americans-know-about-ukraines-location-the-more-they-want-u-s-to-intervene/
The less Americans know about Ukraine’s location, the more they want U.S. to intervene


Poor agitators is here, not there ;) (and quite misleaded btw)
There are population that don't want usurpators at rule.
17) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1505843)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile Raistmer
And back to topic:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pculDDRKHdg#t=614
Good to see that there is some understanding in EU countries too.
I linked that video (German, eng subs available) from the place where he speak about issue I explain today.


Then a new government was formed. Directly accepted by president Obama, also by the EU, also from Germany. Ms. Merkel! This government’s vice premier minister, the defence minister, the agricultural minister, the environmental minister, the Attorney General… are fascists! The head of the national security committee was co-founder of the fascist Swoboda party. Fascists have important positions and dominate, for example, the security sector. And never have fascists voluntarily given up power once they had conquered a part of it. At least Germany should have drawn the line here, especially because of our history. When Haider’s FPÖ joined the government in Austra, there were even contact barriers! And with the fascists in Ukraine we do nothing?! Swoboda has close contacts to the NPD and other nazi parties in Europe. The chairman of this party, Olek Tjahnybok, has stated the following. I am going to quote him now. You need to grasp this, what he has said literally: “Grab your weapons. Fight the Russian pigs, the Germans and the Jew swines and others pests”. End of quote. I repeat. This man has said “Grab your weapons. Fight the Russian pigs, the Germans and the Jew swines and others pests”. Attacks on jews and left-wingers are now common and to all this you say nothing? You talk with these Swoboda people? I think this is a scandal. I have to tell you this clearly.
18) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1505842)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile Raistmer
Today our priests
How does the priesthood work in the Eastern Church? Putin has priests too.



LoL, indeed, all have own priest... and let not go into religion debates here, quite complex topic too.
19) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1505817)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile Raistmer


http://slavgorod.com.ua/News/Article/837
(this last link has foto and video of those vehicles).

EDIT: and tank was blocked near Slavyansk (but yesterday): http://slavgorod.com.ua/News/Article/823


BTW, as of now this news site of Slavyansk is not working, Error 404, not found.
Bad sign...
20) Message boards : Politics : Crimea 2 (Message 1505811)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile Raistmer
And "today":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nds8Vhk5Gtg


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