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turcopolier
Interests: History (all kinds), theology, literature, cowboy boots, the War Between the States, Norwich Terriers.
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Babak No. The king of Jordan has continued to pay the expenses of the Jerusalem waqf to the present day. pl
Rd. Well, sure they want a balance so they can play us off against each other. The Arabs want the same thing. BTW, what game are the neocons playing? pl
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"Israeli policy is driven by its own security interests and does not need to be identical to that of the U.S., a senior defense official said Sunday in response to Haaretz's report that White House and State Department officials in... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Sic Semper Tyrannis
babak the Hashemites have long been deprived of their function as keepers of the two shrines. The Saudis took that from them on the battlefield. pl
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"He doesn't need to know..." - The Jordanian armed forces have long loved their Hashemite soldier-kings. Jordan is no longer a country attached to an army as it once was but the "Jeish Arabi" still marches to music composed by... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Sic Semper Tyrannis
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For the past 18 months Bandar had led Saudi efforts to better co-ordinate the supply of weapons to Syrian rebels fighting Assad. But he faced criticism for backing extreme Islamist groups and thus risking a repeat of the "blowback" that... Continue reading
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MRW I would like to see Milchen tried for espionage and illegal export of regulated materials. Failing that deportation is a good idea. pl
Robert Waddell Well, the UK and Canada have investor class resident visas followed by citizenship. New Zealand does not? pl
JM You must have misunderstood. I think Japan attacked us because of US embargoes over China. pl
Farmer Don Got any of them human/ape hybrids up there? You know, Sasquatch. pl
All We all have a big problem. The BHO Administration sees the Russian actions as a challenge to world wide authority wielded by the US on behalf of the world community in a post-modern international system and the Russians (Putin) see their own actions as a rightful re-assertion of Russian control of lands which they never should have lost.
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A critic of Evolution thundered recently: “Scientific observations do not support biological evolution! What about the icons of evolution that have been presented in textbooks for almost 50 years? Don’t these icons support biological evolution? Some of these do show... Continue reading
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I believe the Ukraine crisis will continue indefinitely. Diplomacy seems to lead nowhere and war between Russia and NATO (the United States) would possibly lead to the end of civilization as we know it. We will therefore leave this thread... Continue reading
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WRC Lagavulin. pl
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"INA: ACT 212 - GENERAL CLASSES OF ALIENS INELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE VISAS AND INELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION; WAIVERS OF INADMISSIBILLITY (3) Security and related grounds.- (A) In general.-Any alien who a consular officer or the Attorne y General knows, or has... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Sic Semper Tyrannis
Charles I I can understand that Japan felt pushed by the US over resources and that this influenced Japan's decision for war with the US, but explain to me how resource concerns were at the root of the origins of WWI. pl
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A balance sheet can not be used to decide Scottish Independence. The most important things in our life have no scientific measure or monetary value. Pride, patriotism, Freedom, love, loyalty, trust, feeling, friendship, joy, peace, If you prefer to be... Continue reading
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Hello. My name is Peter Nash and I am writing to let you know that I have recently published the first book-length biography of Moses Jacob Ezekiel. The Life and Times of Moses Jacob Ezekiel: American Sculptor, Arcadian Knight tells... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Sic Semper Tyrannis
JohnH Presumably the UK government will accept the vote whatever it is. The queen, of course, will still be queen of Scotland. Curling parties at Balmoral will continue. The Scots are lucky. God did not create the UK or Canada for some special purpose of his/her own. All they need say after secession is "What we ask is to left alone." pl
trillium Rommel, Erwin; Kidde, G. E. (2006) [1937]. Infantry Attacks. OCLC 22898178
Charles I SCOTUS has already ruled that the 2nd Amendment denotes an individual right and that in the original intent all male white adults were considered to be members of the militia. There is zero chance that the 2nd Amendment will be amended. pl
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"Foreign diplomats believe Scotland is likely to vote for independence after a series of opinion polls have shown an increase in support for a yes vote in September's referendum. Sources in the diplomatic corps in Edinburgh, which is home to... Continue reading
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Stephanie Hersh has been frozen out of the major media by the apparat, as have I been. pl
walrus that would be an absolute game changer in either situation and would probably be checkmate against the the Israelis. pl