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Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-02, 16:27
Replies: 90
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Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Previous Administration loyalists' and...

Previous Administration loyalists' and dead-enders' vision of the good ol' USA: Present-day Burma (Myanmar) (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-55902070)
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-28, 15:54
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Wisconsin Assembly to vote on repealing statewide...

Wisconsin Assembly to vote on repealing statewide mask order (https://apnews.com/article/legislature-madison-wisconsin-coronavirus-pandemic-e021b96171eafdf1d0a5e49896624fc9)EDIT: That won't last...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-21, 14:37
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
As far as the content itself goes, I agree...

As far as the content itself goes, I agree completely.

There is IMO however, something useful to be gained: It indicates where some of the people who refuse to accept the results of the 2020...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-20, 16:52
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
(Note: I had originally thought to post this in...

(Note: I had originally thought to post this in Things that make you go "Hmmmm…" thread over in the Lounge, but decided to put it here just to be on the safe side.)

Due to the recent thread...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-16, 14:41
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The Latest: Kansas mayor resigns over mask...

The Latest: Kansas mayor resigns over mask mandate threats (https://apnews.com/article/pandemics-europe-coronavirus-pandemic-germany-coronavirus-vaccine-13716eb0fc91706d09333d00e31a36f6)

There is...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-02, 02:17
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Following up on this post...

Following up on this post (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=534554&postcount=58) from January 8, I am pleased to pass on this AP report:

Ex-Arizona politician gets 6 years in adoption...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-26, 12:54
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I don't see what this has to do with the XKCD on...

I don't see what this has to do with the XKCD on "evidence of alien life," which was prompted by the discovery of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus. There is no truth to the rumor that the...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-29, 14:28
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Really? What was he supposed to do? Get a law...

Really? What was he supposed to do? Get a law passed?

Ronald Reagan was President from 1981 until 1989. Aitch was President from 1989 until 1993. Dubya was President from 2000 until 2009.
...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-28, 00:38
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Nonsense. Your opinion was that a question based...

Nonsense. Your opinion was that a question based on the premise that Lewis later became a sellout (provided by some commentator's op-ed) was more pertinent than my question, "Whence cometh the next...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-27, 11:35
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Just to be clear: I placed my response to Ernst's...

Just to be clear: I placed my response to Ernst's RIP post into the Soapbox myself. He had IMO turned the discussion of John Lewis in a political direction, and felt it best to continue it in the...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-20, 14:46
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Wrong question. The more pertinent one is "where...

Wrong question. The more pertinent one is "where went the civil-rights and social-justice advocate John Lewis"?[/quote]

[reply moved to the Soapbox]

I don't know who you think you are, to be...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-02-11, 13:44
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Philippines notifies US of intent to end major...

Philippines notifies US of intent to end major security pact (https://apnews.com/969de0066e93fbc26a4e258b7b7eca1d)We should do something just to show there are no hard feelings. I suggest offering...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-01-08, 00:14
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Following up on this post...

Following up on this post (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=529196&postcount=28):

Official quits amid charges he paid women to give up babies...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-12-30, 16:56
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Australian Jews decry Israeli health minister's...

Australian Jews decry Israeli health minister's appointment (https://apnews.com/b780e55931b1e35ee631e21f75ad229d)
Forum: Soap Box 2019-11-27, 13:09
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I'm not sure what "the possibility of other...

I'm not sure what "the possibility of other societal benefits" is supposed to mean here. You have carefully omitted naming any. Such a "possibility" seems so far-fetched to me, that claiming that...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-11-26, 21:18
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
One of the leaked documents is a judgement in a...

One of the leaked documents is a judgement in a court case. I downloaded the pdf of the English translation and copy/pasted a few passages to a text file. I replaced the black-rectangle redactions...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-11-26, 17:58
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Your suggestion is otiose. My guess is, whatever...

Your suggestion is otiose. My guess is, whatever their personality or personalities, if they're caught, they will be tortured into making "confessions" -- before being shot by firing squad.
Forum: Soap Box 2019-11-21, 15:52
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Pot, meet kettle...

China demands Trump veto bills on Hong Kong (https://apnews.com/42c0f380ff514db49f9535b4752c7c32)
Of course, demanding that the US President veto a bill passed by Congress could never, ever be...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-11-19, 12:33
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Main trove of leaked documents here...

Main trove of leaked documents here (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/11/16/world/asia/china-xinjiang-documents.html?module=inline)
Detention directive here...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-11-18, 21:34
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four has been...

George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four has been brought to life by China, in its Xinjiang Province -- complete with extensive electronic surveillance and Thought Police. It seems that some hundreds of...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-11-13, 20:10
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
... And WE will decide what news is fit to print!

( November 8, 2019) County resolution threatens journalists with prosecution (https://apnews.com/613bcff798754e94a3f0714fa850aa24)

(November 12) Free speech rights a concern in Wisconsin water...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-11-11, 13:22
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
What a difference a day makes...

(my emphasis)

November 10, 2019 New challenge for Bolivian president as police abandon posts (https://apnews.com/336592adf2524dc3a582a95ec9372f5f)

November 11, 2019 Bolivia in power void as...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-10-29, 14:38
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
The perfect Republican

If I had posted this over in the Lounge, Things that make you go "Hmmmm…" it probably would have been moved here
:-D

When it comes to showing Republican Party values, this guy has it all.
...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-10-24, 16:07
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
I find the suspect's play for sympathy absolutely...

I find the suspect's play for sympathy absolutely disgusting. Any distress she and her family may be feeling, are the result of her actions. It may not be in the same league as the legendary fellow...
Forum: Soap Box 2019-10-23, 15:27
Replies: 90
Views: 21,966
Posted By Dr Sardonicus
Yes, it is certainly possible that the woman...

Yes, it is certainly possible that the woman responsible is suffering emotionally. She did not leave the scene of the crash, which is certainly a point in her favor. And I'm sure her kids, who were...
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