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1) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1665947)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
One who got away

Power & Privilege, what a lovely combination.

I think attempting to try a senile 86-year old who probably can't remember last week let alone the 1970s was rightly recognised as a waste of time and money.
2) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1665637)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Many African countries have a 'culture' of practicing FGM. Should we celebrate that?
(The correct answer is no!)

We should celebrate those cultural aspects that contribute to improving life. We should disparage and eventually eradicate those which worsen it.
America possessing nearly as many guns as people falls firmly into the latter category.

The The Left has to change 'Celebrating Cultural Diversity' to 'Celebrating Acceptable Cultural Diversity'.

Correct?

BTW: I have no problem with the change.


I think the meaning behind 'Celebrating cultural diversity' ought be obvious to anyone with half a brain.

By the way, as someone so quick to demand answers from others, hopefully you won't mind me requesting your response to this...
3) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1665629)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
You have to broaden your thinking.

Celebrating 'Cultural Diversity' is Celebrating All Cultures. Not just the ones acceptable to The Left.

Correct?

Many African countries have a 'culture' of practicing FGM. Should we celebrate that?
(The correct answer is no!)

We should celebrate those cultural aspects that contribute to improving life. We should disparage and eventually eradicate those which worsen it.
America possessing nearly as many guns as people falls firmly into the latter category.
4) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1665625)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Still a long way below the US though, hardly surprising, America practically gives them away in breakfast cereal.

Just a 'Cultural Difference'.

What ever happened to The Left celebrating 'Cultural Diversity'?

Cultural diversity is one thing, a country full of lethal killing devices is quite another!
5) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1665622)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
More stats.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Number_of_guns_per_capita_by_country
Watch out. Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Finland has a LOT of guns:)

How many people, per capita, do these gun possessors shoot?


US, 90 guns/100 people. 10.30 deaths/100k
Sweden, 31.6 guns/100 people. 1.47 deaths/100k
Norway, 31.3 guns/100 people. 1.78 deaths/100k
UK, 6.6 guns/100 people. 0.25 deaths/100k

Dividing deaths by guns gives:



Clearly showing the US to be twice as violent per gun than Norway, over twice as Sweden and nearly three times as the UK.

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6) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1665616)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
More stats.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Number_of_guns_per_capita_by_country
Watch out. Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Finland has a LOT of guns:)

Still a long way below the US though, hardly surprising, America practically gives them away in breakfast cereal.

UK is down at 6.6/100, and i'm one of them. :)
7) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1665607)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
In the US in 2011 there were 10.30 gun deaths per 100k population. (Source)
That's far too high. In the UK there were 0.25 per 100k.
I'm staying well away from America. And all the other countries above it on that list.
8) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions #2 (Message 1665602)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
The West’s environmental priorities are blocking [the poor's] access to energy.
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/15/business/an-environmentalist-call-to-look-past-sustainable-development.html?smid=tw-share


Changing the conversation will not be easy. Our world of seven billion people — expected to reach 11 billion by the end of the century — will require an entirely different environmental paradigm.
Well, there's the cause of the problem right there.
9) Message boards : Politics : It is time..... (Message 1665057)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
I have a grinder with a carbide blade that i know from past experience cuts through padlocks like butter, might start carrying it around.
10) Message boards : Politics : Hard drugs (Message 1665039)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Medication for mental health problems shouldn't exist in the first place. They created those diseases just to make the profit out of medication for their 'cure'. When the world didn't have any governments (prehistory e.g.) people didn't need those medications and I don't believe people died from those mental diseases either. Of course, the invention of medication for life threatening diseases are milestones in human history.

I wouldn't go that far. I believe that mental health problems exist and that medication can help.

However, i'm not convinced they're as prevalent as some would like us to believe. A few patients have genuine mental trouble, the rest just need to pull themselves together!
Dyslexia for example, does exist in a few cases, but most 'dyslexic' children aren't dyslexic, they're just thick.

ADHD i'm not sure exists at all, they're just children who weren't thwacked by their parents regularly enough.
11) Message boards : Politics : Support Norfolk Island (Message 1664958)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Since 2010, Norfolk Island has not been raising enough taxes to pay for services on the island and it has been receiving millions of dollars in Australian government subsidies. Now the Australian taxpayer will have to foot a $A136m ($107m, £53m) bill to turn the legislative assembly into a regional council.


If they're independent, why do they get money from Australian taxpayers?
12) Message boards : Politics : Forms of Government (Message 1664948)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Illuminati confirmed! :)
13) Message boards : Politics : Forms of Government (Message 1664942)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
I don't understand what so many people have against Charles, having met him many years ago (I was in a school brass band that played for him when he visited the local cathedral) he seemed like a very nice man.
Okay, maybe he does talk to plants and doesn't like modern buildings, but he's a royal, they're supposed to be a bit eccentric.
I also met Camilla when she visited a stately home at which i used to work, she was very nice too.
14) Message boards : Politics : Hard drugs (Message 1664613)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
I wouldn't worry about PG 13 . Kids aged 13 are in high school by then and are getting education about all drugs .

Hard drugs are those that are very damaging to the person and socicety

Heroin
Ice
Cocaine
Crystal Meth (methamphetamine)
Speed (Amphetamine)
L.S.D
Methadone
Ecstasy (MDMA)

These drugs are man made and refined in a Lab extremely addictive and can kill you , depending on your health at the time of use


Actually of that list one (cocaine) is a natural product, three (Heroin, LSD and methadone) are derivatised from natural products and only three (ice and crystal meth are the same thing, speed and MDMA) are synthetic.
15) Message boards : Politics : 20 days to go (Message 1664594)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Strange that...I seem to recall a fledging party by the name of Liberal Democrats, they seem to have changed the face of British politics!

57 seats means 19 times more clout than 3 seats.
16) Message boards : Politics : 20 days to go (Message 1664589)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Back to England because right now my GF are watching "Are you smarter then a 5th grader?":)
The question is about UKIP's main pledges "Scrap Sex and Relationship Education for children under 11"
How is a Child born? Meaning PG 11:)
They got help from children about 4 to 6 olds.
Meaning PG 4-6:)

If you leave sex education until kids are actually starting puberty it is probably too late.
If they are old enough to ask, they are old enough to get some sort of answer.

I dont Think kids younger than 11 needs any sex eductions, perhaps relationship eduction:)
So why does UKIP have it as a main pledge?
Where are the parents? Or School and adults?

I didn't know children under 11 got sex ed. I didn't receive any until halfway through secondary school.
Well, not officially. Off-curriculum is another matter...
17) Message boards : Politics : 20 days to go (Message 1664583)
Posted 6 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
You can't beat a Crombie for style :-)

It's nice to see a male politician's clothing being critiqued for once!
18) Message boards : Politics : Cannabis Use & Smoking Part II (Message 1662602)
Posted 10 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Semantics!

Methadone is used to wean one off of Cannabis?

No, methadone is used to wean one off heroin.

Oh and as for that question - did you not notice the question mark at the end? I know that Methadone is not used to treat weed users.
:-)

My mistake.
19) Message boards : Politics : Extradition policies (Message 1662601)
Posted 10 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
And i stick by that, it should be taken into account.

However:
You wish to return to the recent, primitive, Excuse Domestic Violence, past?
was the ridiculous hyperbole which i shan't dignify with a response.
20) Message boards : Politics : Extradition policies (Message 1662565)
Posted 10 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
No!!!

Live in The Real World. Where Many Victims are scared, terrified, stupid , or don't care, or too scared to care (speaking of Domestic Violence) what happens to their children.

You wish to return to the recent, primitive, Excuse Domestic Violence, past?

Rape Victims? Robbery Victims? ... Victims? What other Victims, do you include?

If you're going to make false accusations like that, then i'm not going to waste electrons on you.


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