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    Thread: Who will be next Republican presidential candidate?
Post: RE: Who will be next Republican presidential candi...

When Bush started his war mongering and attacks, I thought, it couldn't get any worse. On another forum, alomst two decades ago, I remarked half jokingly, one of the next American presidents will be p...
abaris Politics 23 332 May 18, 2022 at 3:04 pm
    Thread: Are executions making the US look bad?
Post: RE: Are executions making the US look bad?

(May 18, 2022 at 9:58 am)HappySkeptic Wrote: I went to a bible study where a fundamentalist couple tried to teach us that not only was the death penalty okay with God, it was actually demanded by Go...
abaris News & Current Affairs 33 419 May 18, 2022 at 10:47 am
    Thread: Are executions making the US look bad?
Post: RE: Are executions making the US look bad?

(May 18, 2022 at 9:10 am)Jehanne Wrote: The only individuals who get punished are the innocent, the perpetrator's family, friends and his/her executioners, some of whom suffer guilt and even trauma ...
abaris News & Current Affairs 33 419 May 18, 2022 at 9:47 am
    Thread: Are executions making the US look bad?
Post: RE: Are executions making the US look bad?

(May 18, 2022 at 12:27 am)AFTT47 Wrote: Yes, without a doubt. I wouldn't be so quick to blame Christianity for it though - at least not exclusively. The down side of American culture has its roots s...
abaris News & Current Affairs 33 419 May 18, 2022 at 6:31 am
    Thread: Are executions making the US look bad?
Post: RE: Are executions making the US look bad?

Do executions make the US look bad? They certainly make the US looking hypocritical, if they argue for human rights on an international level and sometimes even invade countries under the pretext of ...
abaris News & Current Affairs 33 419 May 17, 2022 at 3:58 pm
    Thread: RIP thread
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(May 8, 2022 at 12:29 pm)The Valkyrie Wrote: Dennis Waterman, British actor best known for Minder -74. Bummer. I liked him since the Sweeney with John Thaw. And also in his later years in New Tricks.
abaris News & Current Affairs 1050 35053 May 8, 2022 at 2:26 pm
    Thread: Seeking meaningful advice from atheists
Post: RE: Seeking meaningful advice from atheists

(May 6, 2022 at 7:21 am)Ad Astra Wrote: God has been nitpicking at all my flaws, however insignificant. If I were to do something completely harmless such as have a glass of wine, God tells me I com...
abaris Atheism 85 1784 May 7, 2022 at 10:24 am
    Thread: Are conservatives in this country trying to turn 'Murica into Nazi Germany?
Post: RE: Are conservatives in this country trying to tu...

We had the exact same question on AD. And I find it as ludicrous as I found it there. I assume that OP is American, but with Americans it's always Hitler or Nazi, if it isn't communist. There are nu...
abaris Politics 11 434 May 6, 2022 at 7:43 pm
    Thread: But.. But.... But.....
Post: RE: But.. But.... But.....

(May 5, 2022 at 1:07 pm)The Grand Nudger Wrote: OFC guns make your home less safe.  So do open flames, improperly stored chemicals, and fucking dogs. The difference being, a gun only serves one purp...
abaris News & Current Affairs 25 556 May 5, 2022 at 1:22 pm
    Thread: If Abortion Becomes Illegal
Post: RE: If Abortion Becomes Illegal

As I said on AD. If Roe vs Wade is no more, it will be delegated to the state level. The states striving to become a christian Iran or Saudi Arabia, will face a massive brain drain by educated and rat...
abaris News & Current Affairs 36 732 May 5, 2022 at 10:14 am
    Thread: Russia and Ukraine
Post: RE: Russia and Ukraine

(May 4, 2022 at 12:59 pm)Anomalocaris Wrote: the classical stalinist approach to military reform is to make sure no small fry has any choices besides performing and dying.    If this kind of pressur...
abaris News & Current Affairs 1078 17037 May 4, 2022 at 1:11 pm
    Thread: Leaked Supreme Court Decision signals majority set to overturn Roe v. Wade
Post: RE: Leaked Supreme Court Decision signals majority...

(May 3, 2022 at 8:23 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: (May 3, 2022 at 7:53 pm)Fireball Wrote: I'm trying to remember what the rules are for abortion in Ireland. Elective during the first 12 weeks, late...
abaris News & Current Affairs 228 4027 May 4, 2022 at 10:55 am
    Thread: Russia and Ukraine
Post: RE: Russia and Ukraine

(May 2, 2022 at 11:30 pm)The Grand Nudger Wrote: That's nothing in the russians theiving dept.  Two russian units got into a firefight over loot.  They'll leave their dead behind - but not that fuck...
abaris News & Current Affairs 1078 17037 May 3, 2022 at 10:53 am
    Thread: Holocaust survivor perishes as the result of another war
Post: RE: Holocaust survivor perishes as the result of a...

(May 1, 2022 at 6:29 pm)Foxaire Wrote: As they mentioned over on AD, let's hope Putin is remembered as the modern day Hitler. The word "Hitler" is so easily thrown around these days. Putin is a ruth...
abaris News & Current Affairs 12 354 May 2, 2022 at 12:12 pm
    Thread: RIP thread
Post: RE: RIP thread

(April 30, 2022 at 10:36 pm)Rev. Rye Wrote: And I was careful to not include any of his performance art, because that sort of shit you Google at your own peril. Frankly, it straddles the line betwee...
abaris News & Current Affairs 1050 35053 May 1, 2022 at 9:37 am
    Thread: 6 of 7 great seven is use Latin ABC
Post: RE: 6 of 7 great seven is use Latin ABC

What? :huh:
abaris Politics 26 531 April 23, 2022 at 2:21 pm
    Thread: Religion and European constitutions
Post: RE: Religion and European constitutions

(April 14, 2022 at 5:07 am)Rev. Rye Wrote: Good point. That said, I do think the fact that they put it in the constitution as officially part of the oath and not an optional add-on at the end is les...
abaris Atheism 23 634 April 22, 2022 at 2:01 pm
    Thread: The Official "Damned Trump" Thread
Post: RE: The Official "Damned Trump" Thread

(April 21, 2022 at 2:11 pm)Fake Messiah Wrote: But Trump mocked and insulted John McCain - the man she stood behind. Has she no integrity? Rhetorical question, I assume.
abaris Politics 4075 229065 April 21, 2022 at 2:21 pm
    Thread: Is a limited nuclear exchange possible?
Post: RE: Is a limited nuclear exchange possible?

(April 3, 2022 at 10:51 am)Angrboda Wrote: Let's examine four scenarios: a) Russia uses a nuke to level an important Ukrainian city? b) Russia uses a nuke on an eastern NATO country, let's assume ...
abaris News & Current Affairs 20 386 April 20, 2022 at 4:05 pm
    Thread: What the hell is wrong with people?
Post: RE: What the hell is wrong with people?

(April 20, 2022 at 2:47 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: Yeah, this one’s got a familiar stench to it. Boru Just an educated guess based on recent events on AD. It starts with "cult" and ends with "smas...
abaris News & Current Affairs 64 2280 April 20, 2022 at 2:52 pm