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21) Message boards : Politics : Je suis CHARLIE (Message 1627182)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Is that really how far we have fallen?

Al-Queada, ISIL, Boko Harem, Hezbollah etc says yes!

So you want to let non European terror groups that hardly even operate inside Europe to make that decision for us?

They already have!

We aren't like Russia yet thank god.

So explain the 10,000 soldiers on the streets of France!
22) Message boards : Politics : Je suis CHARLIE (Message 1627174)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Is that really how far we have fallen?

Al-Queada, ISIL, Boko Harem, Hezbollah etc says yes!

So you want to let non European terror groups that hardly even operate inside Europe to make that decision for us?

They already have!
23) Message boards : Politics : Je suis CHARLIE (Message 1627169)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Is that really how far we have fallen?

Al-Queada, ISIL, Boko Harem, Hezbollah etc says yes!

Edit: Btw, there is an error in that post - I should have stated USSR & not Russia.
24) Message boards : Politics : Middle East Timebomb (Message 1627153)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Ahmed Aboutaleb, Moroccan-born Mayor of Rotterdam tells fellow Muslims who do not appreciate the 'freedoms' of living in the West to 'pack your bags and f*** off' on live TV

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2907941/Moroccan-born-mayor-Rotterdam-tells-fellow-Muslims-not-appreciate-freedoms-living-West-pack-bags-f-live-TV.html

FINALLY!!!!!

Already saw that but being the Daily Mail & seeing some posters intense hatred for that paper & my views, I left it for others :-)
25) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence #2 (Message 1627152)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Absolutely sickening - Just what are you Yanks teaching your kids?

You don't have Crazy Individuals in ALL Country's?

Acceptable reply, but a 12 month old child with a gun?
26) Message boards : Politics : Je suis CHARLIE (Message 1627150)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Janne, be aware that some posters have political reasons for wanting the UK to withdraw from the EU. That of course has nothing to do with Nato as you point out.

Speak for yourself! How is it that whenever someone makes statements as mentioned here, people like you always come up with that answer? Why does there always have to be a "political reason?"
27) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The joke thread Part 4. (Message 1627147)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
I can't claim credit for this one, that honour belongs to Steven Emerson's "error of judgement"...

"In Britain the weather switches between Sunni and Shi'ite"

...then again, it could have gone in the weather thread :-)
28) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Transportation safety 2 (Message 1627144)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
I want to see a UK law that says that anyone behind the wheel of a PSV or HGV has an IQ test first. That would get rid of quite a lot of them. Then I want another law that says that International lorry divers will not be allowed in the UK without a bare minimum standard of English, both spoken and reading.

Sorry, but you're talking out of the wrong end again. A PSV/HGV test is nothing like what you've experienced when you took your car test. It is a lot tougher that what you THINK!

Secondly, the major problems experienced here in the UK is not always down to foreign drivers, we have just as many stupid drivers.

Here's a better idea, how about doubling the length of the Car Test as well as trebling the cost & at the same time, treble the cost of lessons, Maybe that will resolve some issues on how to drive!

The best example I've seen (& couldn't stop laughing) was an English driver dropping a loaded trailer & picking up an empty one - fool forgot to drop the legs...

...I wished I had a camcorder that day! Just wondering how many hits it would have got on youtube :-)
29) Message boards : Politics : Je suis CHARLIE (Message 1627139)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Also, one has to ask, what exactly would that accomplish? How is an European army going to stop terrorists any more effectively than a national army?
Because the terrorists operate in all European countries.
It's better to have one organisation than perhaps 20.

Maybe, but it'll have 20 political masters & therein lies the problem, especially where Europe is concerned.

But that problem will always be there since EU is divided in so many nations and political agendas.
And cultures:)

Which makes that one organisation ineffective :-)
30) Message boards : Politics : Double standard on violence #2 (Message 1627133)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Absolutely sickening - Just what are you Yanks teaching your kids?
31) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1627128)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
2 officers charged with murder

"Video from an officer's helmet camera showed Boyd appearing to surrender when officers opened fire."

Should be an interesting case.
32) Message boards : Politics : Je suis CHARLIE (Message 1627126)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Eurocorps belongs to EU and is therefore not international but multinational.
To counter terrorist like the IS it's about time to upsize the military capacity.

Why?

I may be wrong but I think what Janne is trying to say is - Have a dedicated unit solely for that purpose akin to Elliot Ness & the untouchables. I've been saying that for sometime. Once they've been ordered in, let them do their job without any political interference.

It can be done as Russia proved for over 50 years. Just how many "sleepers" did they really have & are there still some left?

I'm pretty certain that the military will is there but is there the political will?
33) Message boards : Politics : Je suis CHARLIE (Message 1627119)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Also, one has to ask, what exactly would that accomplish? How is an European army going to stop terrorists any more effectively than a national army?
Because the terrorists operate in all European countries.
It's better to have one organisation than perhaps 20.

Maybe, but it'll have 20 political masters & therein lies the problem, especially where Europe is concerned.
34) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Transportation safety 2 (Message 1627101)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
I know a bit about container sizes, brigde heights in different countries, driving hours etc pp. No one here is an expert on all of it.

Trying to jugggle all the regulations is just insane. Just be the best at where you are at and have friends/etc pp help you out for this global mess and yes this mess might be someday sorted.


Best two statements regarding the transport industry to date.
35) Message boards : Politics : Middle East Timebomb (Message 1626951)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
Message 1626261

Hmmm...Maybe that's why they won't police themselves as they see how "The Great Satan" police themselves.
36) Message boards : Politics : Computers & Technology 2 (Message 1626923)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
No offence Glenn, read the report.
37) Message boards : Politics : Computers & Technology 2 (Message 1626919)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
The best "hilarious" computer error of 2015 so far?

Excuse me your Highness, you haven't paid your gas bill
38) Message boards : Politics : Middle East Timebomb (Message 1626898)
Posted 16 days ago by Sirius B
You never even acknowledge the condemnations, anyway, so, you just keep waiting for "only then". Good day to you, sir.

Show me where condemnations actually stop attacks.

Yanks fan the flames

Yanks can't make up their minds
39) Message boards : Politics : It is time..... (Message 1626568)
Posted 17 days ago by Sirius B
Nice sculpture.

Falklands pay tribute

Hmmn, Maggie's been brought up in this as well...

Run Rabbit, Run Rabbit, Run, Run, Run...

"Lord Tebbit's remark that Mr Cameron risked looking "frit" echoes Margaret Thatcher's 1983 taunt to then Labour deputy leader Denis Healey that he was scared of a general election."
40) Message boards : Politics : Middle East Timebomb (Message 1626555)
Posted 17 days ago by Sirius B
There has to be a better interpretation of Islam

Never going to happen, regardless of what religion is used, there will always be those that argue for "their" interpretation.


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