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by taylor4
Mon Nov 23, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: US authoritarianism
Replies: 88
Views: 2255

Re: US authoritarianism

:?: @orathaic: This just in: The Republican national committee (RNC) chairman calls on the state of Michigan not to certify the vote.
@Octavious: "Come the Revolution, all you'll need is a horse and a gun." Who said that back in the 70s?
by taylor4
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: An Important Thyng
Replies: 7
Views: 291

Re: An Important Thyng

Great Cæsar's ghost! Ye gads & Little Fishes!! OE (Anglo-Saxon) ligatures, Middle English calligraphy, and improvemtn in Modern English orthography? Good Grief, Charlie Brown, the language is boggled down in what takes ten (10) years to dispell. SEE G B Shaw's proposal. And there are others. But the...
by taylor4
Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Armenia, nil points
Replies: 19
Views: 290

Re: Armenia, nil points

8-) 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-) Tragedy of war and collateral damage aside, in a situation more complex and muy complicado than the pre-WWI Balkans, the outcome evaluation in plain sight includes the presence of "peacekeeping" 2K Russian troops with modern day looking tanks. The Armenian parliament is up to Sou...
by taylor4
Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Uneasy rests Trumptoad's head that wears a doomed Crown?
Replies: 5
Views: 61

Re: Uneasy rests Trumptoad's head that wears a doomed Crown?

Who is this Life Peer in the UK House of Lauds who doesn'st know the VP-elect's moniker, eh?
Any bloke or sheila out there who's read the Nick Herron novel LONDON RULES w/ its reference 2 "America's comedy president"? A spy thriller but fiction, oh, eh?
by taylor4
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Election Night Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 943

Re: Election Night Thread

RE: Appointments to be confirmed by US Senate (if GOP controlled):
"Centrist ... " WELL, Merrick Garland, the former chief judge of the D.C. circuit - the federal appellate court -, WELL, Garland was President Obama's (most) centrist nomination. How'd that go ?
by taylor4
Fri Nov 06, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Election Night Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 943

Re: Election Night Thread

In the USA's Electoral College there are occasional "Faithless Electors", e.g.: An elector pledged to a major party candidate who instead cast one ballot for a third party candidate who'd protested Dakota Oil Pipeline construction.
by taylor4
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Trump tests positive to covid
Replies: 66
Views: 1006

Re: Trump tests positive to covid

:evil: :sick: :?:
by taylor4
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Trump tests positive to covid
Replies: 66
Views: 1006

Re: Trump tests positive to covid

The doctor at the microphone is an osteopathic doctor.
He's talking about POTUS discharge Monday.
Outside experts have doubts
by taylor4
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Trump tests positive to covid
Replies: 66
Views: 1006

Re: Trump tests positive to covid

Bannon planned 4 it!?
by taylor4
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: UK legal head resigns
Replies: 116
Views: 1145

Re: UK legal head resigns

Anti-Law-breaking 101 cont'd., courtesy of Auntie: 'Lord Keen, Scotland's Advocate General, quit the government, telling the PM: "I have found it increasingly difficult to reconcile what I consider to be my obligations as a Law Officer with your policy intentions." 'Lord Keen objected to the UK Inte...
by taylor4
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: UK legal head resigns
Replies: 116
Views: 1145

Re: UK legal head resigns

To clarify on this, the 2nd Legal eagle to pull out, the Conservative newspaper's Lede graf:
'Lord Keen, the Scottish advocate general and justice minister, has
resigned over the Internal Market Bill, which would allow the Government to break international law.' (Daily Telegraph)
by taylor4
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: UK legal head resigns
Replies: 116
Views: 1145

Re: UK legal head resigns

'[W]ide selection of [L]eft supporting newspapers,' FYI: * The Daily Mirror is read by people who think they run the country * The Guardian is read by people who think they ought to run the country * The Times is read by the people who actually do run the country * The Daily Mail is read by the wive...
by taylor4
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: UK legal head resigns
Replies: 116
Views: 1145

Re: UK legal head resigns

RE: See item under 3.
by taylor4
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: UK legal head resigns
Replies: 116
Views: 1145

Re: UK legal head resigns

[In the UK, a-k-a 'evil yet Logical empiricists'] 'Lord Howard, who was Conservative leader between 2003 and 2005, said [in urgent Lords' debate today that] the [Internal Market] bill would damage the UK's "reputation for probity and respect for the rule of law". 'He said Northern Ireland Secretary ...
by taylor4
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: UK legal head resigns
Replies: 116
Views: 1145

Re: UK legal head resigns

The default Brexit position is a "hard border" betweeen Northern Ireland & the Irish Republic. So, today the Guardian has an Opinion article by an Irish Times writer pointing to the USA Congress - Representive Neal, chairman of the Ways & Means committee, September 8th issued a statement denouncing ...
by taylor4
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Political statement on homepage
Replies: 148
Views: 3787

Re: Political statement on homepage

Adding to the above: The amendment to the US Constitution which allowed Prohibition, the illegality of alcoholic beverages, the resultant crime waves, notoriously Al Capone and the rise of the American mafia, the disrespect for the law (e.g., speakeasies - even Franklin D. Roosevelt had a private st...
by taylor4
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Political statement on homepage
Replies: 148
Views: 3787

Re: Political statement on homepage

Fabian Socialist "small" steps ? In no particular order, remedies and complex problems: Legalization of marijuana, outlawed by federal legislation in the US, with the several states allowing medical/recreational use. (Historical footnote: One US state governor afflicted with cancer refused marijuana...
by taylor4
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Palestine
Replies: 35
Views: 1236

Re: Palestine

Have I missed the alleged poisoning of Arafat hereinabove?
by taylor4
Tue May 05, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: A Core Socialist policy vindicated by CV19
Replies: 36
Views: 1448

Re: A Core Socialist policy vindicated by CV19

It may be pointed out that many if not most hospitals suffered bomb damage in World War II, & the Labour government found it thus expedient to implement the NHS.
by taylor4
Fri May 01, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Michigan state house
Replies: 4
Views: 402

Re: Michigan state house

In Detroit Michigan the New Year is greeted w/ gunshot