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by Milo
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Inept Trump...
Replies: 5
Views: 82

Re: Inept Trump...

neverfail wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:49 pm
:o Trump is inept?

:shock: Can it possibly be true?

If trump is inept then the Pope must be Catholic and the Grand Mufti a Muslim!
Inept sells quite well in Podunk Flyover!
by Milo
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: This Place
Topic: SteveF
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: SteveF

Doc wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:37 am
Jim the Moron wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:37 am
I've been looking at some of Steve's online stuff, and he's still active. Miss his oftentimes iconoclastic takes on things here. https://stevefoerster.com
Same here.
Yes.
by Milo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Can Hong Kong’s Resistance Win?
Replies: 5
Views: 75

Re: Can Hong Kong’s Resistance Win?

A loss to Chinese authoritarianism would set a frightening precedent for the world. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/opinion/hong-kong-china-protests.html I suspect China will understand that preserving Hong Kong's difference is more important than diluting its identity in the main Chinese cultur...
by Milo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Dick's CEO: "The Retail Industry Is In Panic Mode"
Replies: 47
Views: 26316

Re: Dick's CEO: "The Retail Industry Is In Panic Mode"

As a result of the retail implosion, enterprising YouTubers are promoting the dead mall chronicles genre!

by Milo
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore the big winner and Hong Kong the big sinner?
Replies: 24
Views: 323

Re: Singapore, the Capitalist Paradise

Two charts worth looking at: https://zh-prod-1cc738ca-7d3b-4a72-b792-20bd8d8fa069.storage.googleapis.com/s3fs-public/styles/inline_image_desktop/public/inline-images/singapore%20gdp.jpg?itok=ICDZ7F_C https://zh-prod-1cc738ca-7d3b-4a72-b792-20bd8d8fa069.storage.googleapis.com/s3fs-public/styles/inli...
by Milo
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore the big winner and Hong Kong the big sinner?
Replies: 24
Views: 323

Re: Singapore the big winner and Hong Kong the big sinner?

China is not capitalist. Which is good for them. Or else they wouldn't have grown and developed as much as they did in the last fifty years. :lol: :lol: :lol: I don't think it's a given that they have actually. Beijing in the 60's and today https://www.greanvillepost.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/...
by Milo
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore the big winner and Hong Kong the big sinner?
Replies: 24
Views: 323

Re: Singapore the big winner and Hong Kong the big sinner?

neverfail wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:40 am
Sertorio wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:38 am
Milo wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:33 pm

China is not capitalist.
Which is good for them. Or else they wouldn't have grown and developed as much as they did in the last fifty years.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
I don't think it's a given that they have actually.
by Milo
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Singapore the big winner and Hong Kong the big sinner?
Replies: 24
Views: 323

Re: Singapore the big winner and Hong Kong the big sinner?

https://www.asiatimes.com/2019/07/article/singapore-the-big-winner-of-hong-kongs-chaos/ The mammoth protests against a proposed extradition bill that have gripped Hong Kong since early June would be unthinkable in Singapore, which strictly enforces laws that curb public protests and political expre...
by Milo
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The hunger game. Why thermonuclear weapons are now superseded.
Replies: 6
Views: 112

Re: The hunger game. Why thermonuclear weapons are now superseded.

My view is that cyberwar is likely to be less harmful than conventional war.

OTOH.

by Milo
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Epstein arrested: What did the deep state know and when did they know it?
Replies: 17
Views: 258

Re: Epstein arrested: What did the deep state know and when did they know it?

As usual Doc you will leave no stone unturned, when it's Democrats.

When it's Republicans any anemic defence will do.