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by Santa
Tue Jan 05, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Now I'm not saying that the Left didn't notice many of those things. They clearly did. Mainly economic stuff. I said they have no solutions. And that is because they have no idea how to run a wealth generating economy. The right do? Who was in charge for the Global Financial Crisis again..? Labour?...
by Santa
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Now I'm not saying that the Left didn't notice many of those things. They clearly did. Mainly economic stuff. I said they have no solutions. And that is because they have no idea how to run a wealth generating economy. On the cultural stuff the Left is completely missing and completely blind. The Le...
by Santa
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: John Paul Jones on piano....
Replies: 7
Views: 627

John Paul Jones on piano....

75 today.

A masterpiece.

https://youtu.be/tFZy4ot2O2g
by Santa
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 29246
Views: 806739

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

I would not read too much into it. That is most of the NHS who have to endure doing these god dam modules every year. Its just clicking boxes and trying to get higher than 90%. I have a stack of answer sheets if you need them. All large sized employers have similar stuff. Older staff members freque...
by Santa
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

A couple of key passages: The diagnosis and Trump Atkins’s caricature of half the country is the sort of monocausal explanation that declines to take seriously the real forces that led to Trump’s rise: the economic dislocation brought about by automation and globalization; the collapse of the manufa...
by Santa
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

This is a very interesting analysis of the Conservative split that has happened and continues to happen. One of the key points here is that the movement, if we can call it such, is still young and lacks properly thought through solutions. It is still in the phase of diagnosing the problem(s) and ral...
by Santa
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 29246
Views: 806739

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Volunteer Vaccinators in UK Must Document They Have Been Trained in Conflict Resolution, Equality, Diversity and Human Rights, Fire Safety, and Preventing Radicalisation. Sounds good. :thumbup: I would not read too much into it. That is most of the NHS who have to endure doing these god dam modules...
by Santa
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Christine Blasey Ford had less evidence than Trump and look how far that went.
by Santa
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Some think this is all boring political theatre in which, as ever with Trump, nothing will actually happen. Others think it is genuine sedition and treason. It's all juat opinions bro.
by Santa
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

The evidentiary point is this: people have given evidence but what have they given evidence about? If there was no election fraud it cannot be evidence of election fraud for you cannot have evidence of something that does not exist. Instead the evidence is of something else, like evidence of a fraud...
by Santa
Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 29246
Views: 806739

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Volunteer Vaccinators in UK Must Document They Have Been Trained in Conflict Resolution, Equality, Diversity and Human Rights, Fire Safety, and Preventing Radicalisation. Sounds good. :thumbup:
by Santa
Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Democrats spent four years pretending Trump didn’t win the election, and now (shocker) a good section of Republicans are going to spend the next four years pretending Biden didn’t win the election.
Good point, Ben Sasse.
by Santa
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

The naivety in thinking that the Dems could behave as they have for the last 4 years and then turn around and say hey let's all work together is staggering. But there it is.
by Santa
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6604
Views: 331390

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Also I see that most prolific aerial.killer in US history has left us. He got 93. :thumbdown:

https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/samuel ... ory-100619
by Santa
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6604
Views: 331390

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Some very impressive police shooting in this incident in Minneapolis.

Cops stop car.
Man in car starts shooting.
Cops shoot man and do not shoot the female passenger.

https://www.fox9.com/news/minneapolis-p ... ssion=true
by Santa
Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22962
Views: 546846

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

It's a funny old world where the pro-EU types both declare victory in the negotiations and then moan about how shit it is.
by Santa
Thu Dec 31, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22962
Views: 546846

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

That deal and things like the level of Chinese influence on EU covid report certainly bring into question the EU's willingness and ability to really confront China on pretty much anything significant.The idea that the EU can actually encourage China to improve its domestic Labour conditions or abide...
by Santa
Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22962
Views: 546846

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

tafano wrote: Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:06 pm https://www.bbc.com/news/business-55464564

Eat your cake and share some slices with your commonwealtieez.


Good luck brexiters, enjoy your holy sovereignity, whatever that means.
this is just the beginning.
Thoughts on the genocide of the Uighers?
by Santa
Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

The UN recently elected China to the Human Rights Council. So that's the context for anything they say about international law or humanitarian law.
by Santa
Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

The psychology of Woke is more than interesting. It is fascinating. Dark Triad personality traits correlate with victim-signaling (e.g., "Expressed how people like me are underrepresented in the media and leadership."). Psychopathy (r = .58), Machiavellianism (r = .43) and narcissism (r = .30) https...
by Santa
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/12/media-after-trump/617503/ Tragedy and disaster have always been the stuff that journalism careers are made of. But the Trump era has been especially rewarding to a certain class of Washington reporter. As the White House beat became the biggest st...
by Santa
Tue Dec 29, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22962
Views: 546846

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

In other news, UK has signed a FTA with Turkey worth £20bn. That’s 62 deals. It's a roll-over deal, and fair fúcks for negotiating and signing it. The problem will be, for this and the other roll-over deals you've negotiated, when you decide to exercise you sovereignty by diverging from EU standard...
by Santa
Tue Dec 29, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22962
Views: 546846

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

There's a very good interview here with Francis Fukuyama about the stupidity of reducing these kinds of expression of political will to mere economics. https://youtu.be/2WUm9-qEHXg That in fact was the point of his infamous and misunderstood book The End of History and The Last Man. The combined ban...
by Santa
Tue Dec 29, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

The question is where is this one going to lead? https://www.wsj.com/articles/beijings-bigger-honey-trap-11609196173?redirect=amp#click=https://t.co/yfCCoKdTH3 What do Eric Swalwell and Hunter Biden have in common? Both are highly connected, Mr. Swalwell as a member of the House Intelligence Committ...
by Santa
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Statues are back in it seems. But why the change of heart? :? Police are investigating what appears to be an act of vandalism after a statue of Breonna Taylor, erected to honour her memory, was smashed in Oakland, California. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/dec/29/oakland-police-investigate...
by Santa
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

President Trump has ended former President Obama's 12-year run as the most admired man in America, edging out his predecessor in the annual Gallup survey released Tuesday. Eighteen percent of the survey's respondents named Trump as their most admired man, compared to 15 percent who named Obama and ...
by Santa
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Google and Adtech
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Google and Adtech

Very interesting analysis here of how Google has gamed adtech. https://twitter.com/madnavin/status/1343612890318704640?s=19 TLDR? They make money on both sides of the transaction (buyer and seller), they secretly promote their own tools, they advantageously price their own tools and they worked with...
by Santa
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Breturn thread
Replies: 204
Views: 4696

Re: Official Breturn thread

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/6890/production/_116286762_hi064948717.jpg Covid: Sydney beach party sparks UK backpacker deportation threats Witnesses told the BBC they believed the majority were from the UK or "not Australian". Deport the British filth!!! Why the fvck when you have 10...
by Santa
Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Here's a classic of the genre. Teenage white girl records herself using the enword. Black kid - he says they were friendly - gets copy, keeps it and he bides his time... Yes. He literally kept it in order to use it later to teach her a lesson. 3 years later the girl has gone woke, supports BLM and a...
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22962
Views: 546846

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The EU has just bowed to the inevitable fact of the European Blue Banana.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Ba ... 0Banana%20(also%20known,population%20of%20around%20111%20million.
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Kamala Harris is White. I mean white.
White – A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
https://www.census.gov/topics/populatio ... about.html
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Harvey it's a clear attempt to position herself as Black when she is in fact descended from high caste Tamil Brahmins and Jamiacan landowners (white grandfather and black grandmother). The chances that as children she and her sister celebrated Kwanzaa every year with multi generational Hindu and Ba...
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Harvey it's a clear attempt to position herself as Black when she is in fact descended from high caste Tamil Brahmins and Jamiacan landowners ( white grandfather and black grandmother ). The chances that as children she and her sister celebrated Kwanzaa every year with multi generational Hindu and ...
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Perhaps, though with Jamaican heritage as well they may have “family and extended family” in the black American community who celebrate. Your google source states it’s mainly celebrated in the USA. Seems odd she would post untruths that one would think are easily verifiable one way or the other. :l...
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Perhaps, though with Jamaican heritage as well they may have “family and extended family” in the black American community who celebrate. Your google source states it’s mainly celebrated in the USA. Seems odd she would post untruths that one would think are easily verifiable one way or the other. :l...
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Harvey it's a clear attempt to position herself as Black when she is in fact descended from high caste Tamil Brahmins and Jamiacan landowners (white grandfather and black grandmother). The chances that as children she and her sister celebrated Kwanzaa every year with multi generational Hindu and Ba...
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

By the way Karenga is an interesting fellow. FBI informant. Ran a black power organisation that competed with the Black Panthers and was implicated in several shootings. Apparently they were given guns by the LAPD. Imprisoned for kidnap and torture (I think). He doesn't like to talk about it much. A...
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Harvey it's a clear attempt to position herself as Black when she is in fact descended from high caste Tamil Brahmins and Jamiacan landowners (white grandfather and black grandmother). The chances that as children she and her sister celebrated Kwanzaa every year with multi generational Hindu and Bap...
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

I was a member of the group of psychologists and psychiatrists who warned the public about the president’s mental health in the book The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump. But I don’t see signs of dementia in Joe Biden and, even if I did, I would not be able to diagnose his mental status from TV and t...
by Santa
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517166

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Our Kwanzaa celebrations are one of my favorite childhood memories. The whole family would gather around across multiple generations and we’d tell stories and light the candles. Whether you’re celebrating this year with those you live with or over Zoom, happy Kwanzaa! https://t.co/21bzGHZpYe :lol: ...