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Comment Re:Littering (Score 1) 98

Litter is an eye-of-the-beholder human concept. It's like junk. People are always saying my yard looks like a junkyard. But they simply don't have a cultivated appreciation for technology. Someday, should humans survive long enough, the Schiaparelli wreck will become a monument.

Comment Re:Pepper spray and vigilance are better (Score 1) 276

You didn't give off the thief vibes. Or you didn't look guilty. I had to break into my car once in a busy parking lot. Nobody questioned me.

On time I was staying with my girlfriend on the 3rd floor apartment, which had a balcony. In violation of the rules, I brought my dog in with me. I parked across the street below the balcony a few spaces away. The sidewalk had some foot traffic. Around 3 AM we awoke to my dog barking, and she wouldn't stop. She went to the balcony, and I followed. I looked out, and, seeing nothing, tried to calm my dog. But then the car alarm went off on the car in front of mine. Two black guys took off running.

Comment Re:burqha clad feminists (Score 1) 314

I fully agree w/ you - I support Trump, regardless of whether or not what he said or did. The Clinton Foundation taking money from the Saudis and other Gulf emirates is more serious, and what's more - in the WikiLeaks dump, Clinton is shown being aware that the Saudis and the Qataris are secretly backing ISIS. If it is true that they are backing ISIS, then what Clinton is doing is downright treason. She's actively opposing Russia and the Baath regime in Syria for goodness knows why, while looking the other way while her friends back somebody w/ which the US is actively at war

Trump had an opportunity to expose this in the (final) debate, but he missed it. He's probably not even aware of it. http://www.salon.com/2016/10/1... " 2014 email from Hillary Clinton acknowledges, citing Western intelligence sources, that the U.S.-backed regimes in Saudi Arabia and Qatar have supported ISIS."

Of course, anybody who is up on the subject didn't need the email evidence.

Comment Re: The Goldman talks... (Score 1) 314

Maybe you didn't notice but Bill is not running for President. He is limited via the Constitution to his two terms.

Of course, Trumps ex-wife was an over spender so that somehow means Trump is not responsible with his feduciary obligations, said no one with any common fucking sense ever.

For the last goddamn time, Hillary is not Bill and Hillary has never been indicted for so much as being late paying a parking ticket.

Hillary said she was going to put Bill in charge of the economy.

Clinton said, “My husband who I’m going to put in charge of revitalizing the economy because, you know, he knows how to do it. And especially in places like coal country and inner cities and other parts of our country that have really been left out.”

This is exactly the situation the founders were trying to avoid when they included presidential term limits in the Constitution. The Clintons are just loopholing the clause. At the time the Constitution was drafted, it was impossible for women to attain the office, so the framers failed to include a provision excluding the wife.

Comment Re: The Goldman talks... (Score 1) 314

The sexual misconduct of either Trump or Bill is insignificant. You may glean something from thier respective methods of clean up, but I'll simplify and excuse everything. Much more serious, and more relevant, regarding the treatment of women is Hillary's mutual support of the Saudi Arabian ruling clan. This is a well-monied group that openly knocks women down (figuratively and actually). Hillary's right-hand (official title on the campaign is vice chairman) is Huma Abedin. She has ties to the publication Muslim Minority Affairs,The Egypt-based Muslim Brotherhood, and The Muslim Sisterhood, all of which are pro-Sharia Law organizations who believe women have a subordinate role in the world.

Comment Re:Sounds reasonable (Score 2) 204

... The only thing you have to do wrong in NYC to be unlawfully searched is to have the wrong skin color.

I've been stopped and frisked in Chicago an uncountable number of times. They never found anything on me. I'm white. If you walk and are young, you get stopped. There may be a racial element, but, considering my experience, that's not the main issue.

Comment Re:Syrian drones (Score 2) 154

Thanks to the incompetence of the US not being able to figure out the right group to back in Syria, you have drones ending up w/ ISIS, and now the Russians have to figure out a way to get them downed.

A nuke here or there on Raqqa, Aleppo, Homs, Hama, would fix things for good

What do you mean "not being able to figure out the right group to back in Syria"? We (I mean the US) back ISIS and their cannibal associates. Meanwhile, we tell the public we are fighting them. The public isn't sophisticated enough to understand complicated monetary relationships. They don't understand us being allied with the ones who supported the hijackers either. The public is so dumb.

Comment Re:Oh Goody (Score 1) 367

If the US has launched a land invasion of Syria, that's news to me. A few special forces types in an advisory or training role is not what most people call "boots on the ground" even if it is literally true.

The whole idea of the phrase "boots on the ground" is to make it unambiguous. It's not a metaphor for full-scale invasion; it's a factual description of an event. And since you say you are lacking news, we (the US) just did a 4-jet hour-long attack on Syrian troops. We killed ~83 of them and crippled another 100. They were defending a position against ISIS. When the US planes attacked so did ISIS. ISIS had been trying for months to take that area, and, with the US help, they succeeded.

So what are these 300 or so (Pentagon won't say how many https://goo.gl/K5BVPu) American troops doing in Syria if they are not engaged in combat? They are human shields. We won't tell Russia & Syria where they exactly are, but, of course, Russia knows. We park them next to the moderate cannibals we want to protect.

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