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by Sertorio
Tue May 26, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Bark and the Bite
Replies: 8
Views: 248

Re: The Bark and the Bite

The fact that such a famously oil rich country actually needs to import it's refined petrolium needs from abroad speaks very badly about the woeful failure of Chavez/Madura to develop the refining capacity of Venezuela. Wake up, Sertorio! This regime is block-head clueless about how to develop thei...
by Sertorio
Tue May 26, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: War with China?
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: War with China?

All you have based this discussion on is the opinion voiced by one blathering congressman representing a traditionally segregationist state in the deep South. His words do not define policy any more than Trump's tweets do. Maybe one example of US warmongering may be too little, but I didn't feel li...
by Sertorio
Tue May 26, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: America's coming cooked up anti-China election campaign?
Replies: 25
Views: 2260

Re: America's coming cooked up anti-China election campaign?

In an unusual joint article in Foreign Policy, three former senior CIA officials warned against the politicization of intelligence by the Trump administration. They wrote: “This pattern of politicization is particularly concerning now, as the country confronts the coronavirus pandemic. The answers ...
by Sertorio
Tue May 26, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Struggle for Europe
Replies: 18
Views: 877

Re: The Struggle for Europe

German Lawmaker Berates US Envoy for Issuing Threats 'Like a Hostile Power' by Oleg Burunov Last Saturday, US Ambassador to Berlin Richard Grenell reportedly hit out at German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas over his criticism of US President Donald Trump’s decision to exit the Open Skies Treaty. Germa...
by Sertorio
Mon May 25, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: War with China?
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: War with China?

All you have based this discussion on is the opinion voiced by one blathering congressman representing a traditionally segregationist state in the deep South. His words do not define policy any more than Trump's tweets do. Maybe one example of US warmongering may be too little, but I didn't feel li...
by Sertorio
Mon May 25, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Bark and the Bite
Replies: 8
Views: 248

Re: The Bark and the Bite

The fact that such a famously oil rich country actually needs to import it's refined petrolium needs from abroad speaks very badly about the woeful failure of Chavez/Madura to develop the refining capacity of Venezuela. Wake up, Sertorio! This regime is block-head clueless about how to develop thei...
by Sertorio
Mon May 25, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Wealth According to Seneca
Replies: 13
Views: 565

Re: Wealth According to Seneca

Was Seneca a hypocrite then? In terms of money, he undoubtedly was, but his fortune had little to do with any support he might have had from Nero. He simply lent money at very high rates of interest. As to his relationship with Nero, it seems that his influence was responsible for Nero's good behav...
by Sertorio
Mon May 25, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Bark and the Bite
Replies: 8
Views: 248

The Bark and the Bite

The Iranian Ambassador to Venezuela, Hajjatullah Sultani, commented on U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision not to intercept Iranian oil-laden ships to Venezuela. “We thank God that Trump and his advisers finally understood that if international rules were respected and logical and rational decis...
by Sertorio
Mon May 25, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: War with China?
Replies: 4
Views: 158

War with China?

https://asiatimes.com/2020/05/trumps-new-cold-war-aims-to-hold-china-at-bay/ (...) Congressman Mike Rogers (Albama, Republican), House Homeland Security Committee ranking member, went a step further in describing China as an existential threat to the US that should be dealt with accordingly. “Their...
by Sertorio
Mon May 25, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The Struggle for Europe
Replies: 18
Views: 877

Re: The Struggle for Europe

Ex-German Finance Minister Confirms Support for EU Economic Recovery Plan by Oleg Burunov Last week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron proposed that a hefty recovery fund should be set up to shore up EU economies struggling with the impact of the coronavirus pande...