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by taylor4
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: MyLFB MemSahib.discovers Doomsday Preppers
Replies: 13
Views: 1821

Re: MyLFB MemSahib.discovers Doomsday Preppers

In USA some parties urging closure of remaining open gun stores as apparent Looting and other Crimes occur, anecdotal and web info indicate. This is 3rd hand data of course. But look for the Harvard Man in charge of Handing out Vital things as well as Tiddlywinks to urge the Wharton Man (aka Command...
by taylor4
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 316
Views: 34451

Re: Coronavirus

@ orathaic. It's call triage. Used in WWI and Korean Conflict etc. Saves on the morphine. Nueva York itself allows certain 'essential' categories of stores to remain open in the Lockdown: e.g.: Liquor stores, "Convenience stores (i.e., tobacco and vaping products) & supermarkets (AI machines have co...
by taylor4
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Bliss of Solitude
Replies: 8
Views: 4210

Re: The Bliss of Solitude

Aside from B. Tuchman's address to the War College, dip fans may want to ponder Russell F. Weigley. THE AGE OF BATTLES: The quest for Decisive Warfare from Breitenfeld to Waterloo (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana U.P., 1991). Modern warfare, according to Weigley, begins with Gustavus Adolphus ...
by taylor4
Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Russia has 114 cases of Covid
Replies: 22
Views: 1952

Re: Russia has 114 cases of Covid

Some 5 million persons went out in all directions from the Wuhan medicine/food market before a Chinese government acknowledged the viral outbreak. Batshits were MERs or SARS viruses. Reportedly this coronavirus is from some other feral beast, maybe an endangered species. In pictures from Japan sika ...
by taylor4
Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Welcome to Feedback and Bug Reports!
Replies: 27
Views: 7559

Re: Welcome to Feedback and Bug Reports!

Anomaly in Bot gameID=274481 ("slaphap") FRA/AUS:
Autumn 1907
France (bot):
A SIL - WAR (fail)
A PRU support hold SIL (fail) !
Should only happen in a human to human game ?
by taylor4
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: a 1.5 trillion dollar bailout occurred and no one even noticed
Replies: 27
Views: 2570

Re: a 1.5 trillion dollar bailout occurred and no one even noticed

Chancellor Merkel said (10 March) that 60 to 70% of the German population would be infected. Extrapolation of a putative Death Toll - go beyond 1918 "Spanish" flu figures to a plague average. Thucydides had grim anecdotal plague reports (including Pericles' death from the plague). Is Daniel Defoe th...
by taylor4
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Ireland votes & turns left
Replies: 14
Views: 1793

Re: Ireland votes & turns left

One early report was that Low Turnout at the polls was due in part to the International Rugby tourney on telly
by taylor4
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Vote for Boris, or someone else.. UK election an early Christmas present
Replies: 53
Views: 8889

Re: Vote for Boris, or someone else.. UK election an early Christmas present

To clarify: Total votes in the recent UK election include 9,739 for the Monster Raving Loony Party. In Islington N. the Loony candidate noted: "I am a single issue politician, and have had a long-standing campaign for the abolition of gravity." Policies include: "All European trains will be fuelled ...
by taylor4
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coup d'État in the UK
Replies: 45
Views: 6914

Re: Coup d'État in the UK

Link bbc.com/newsbeat-44601668 does not compute in the US, because bbc.co.uk here only leads to Auntie Beeb's Newsbeat.
Pray tell, what was subject - comparing Marlborough's Blenheim overreach vis a vis Sinologists' idees fixes on corruption trials - or has it all hit the '84 Memory Hole ?