Jump to content


I found the solution to the Wall


24 replies to this topic

#21 Rich T Bikkies

    Trainee Basil Fawlty. Practising Victor Meldrew

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 3826 posts
  • LocationBirmingham, UK

Posted 11 January 2019 - 01:39 PM

Thanks, Andy. Of course if I'd Googled it I could have saved you some bother.
Reality is a hallucination caused by alcohol deprivation.

Only Satan can rebuke sin. The righteous don't know enough.

God is not dead. He was merely voted out of office.

You can do anything with anybody if you just save them the trouble of thinking.

#22 andydp

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 3369 posts
  • LocationUpstate NY near Albany

Posted 11 January 2019 - 02:12 PM

View PostRich T Bikkies, on 11 January 2019 - 01:39 PM, said:

Thanks, Andy. Of course if I'd Googled it I could have saved you some bother.
No problem. I actually thought it was Sen Fulbright that said it. I also remember the reactions to that statement.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

Rev Martin Luther King Jr.


Obamacare took my guns away and put me in a FEMA reeducation camp.

Anonymous

If you've got public schools paid for by taxpayers, you're in a socialist nation. If you have public roads paid for by taxpayers, socialist nation. If you've got public defense (police, fire, military, coast guard) paid for by tax dollars, socialist nation. If you're in a nation that has nationalized or localized delivery of services that are not paid for by users alone, you're in a socialist nation- the only question is how socialist. As I see it, we have the military pay to protecting the shipping lanes for our fuel needs which makes up very socialist. In a capitalist nation, the people supplying the oil would pay for their own defense force.


DC Coronata

#23 AnBr

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 12298 posts

Posted 11 January 2019 - 03:15 PM

Posted Image
"Science is more than a body of knowledge; it is a way of thinking. I have a foreboding of an America in my children's or grandchildren's time - when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the key manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers arc in the hands of a very few, and no one representing the public interest can even grasp the issues; when the people have lost the ability to set their own agendas or knowledgeably question those in authority; when, clutching our crystals and nervously consulting our horoscopes, our critical faculties in decline, unable to distinguish between what feels good and what's true, we slide, almost without noticing, back into superstition and darkness.

— Carl Sagan
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
1995


“As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”

— H.L. Mencken
On Politics: A Carnival of Buncombe


“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”

— Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Second inaugural address January, 1937

#24 Probabilistic

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1917 posts

Posted 13 January 2019 - 11:08 AM

We are told we have a humanitarian (and security) emergency at the US-Mexico border. Therefore, in response, we posit a solution that in the best case would take at least 5 years to start having any effect. Infallible logic from impenetrable minds.

#25 D. C. Sessions

    I don't have to pretend to be an adult any more

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 8759 posts
  • LocationCentral New Mexico

Posted 13 January 2019 - 11:37 AM

Anyone care to guess what the ongoing cost of The Great Wall of Trump will be once people in Mexico discover the fun of plinking cameras, corroding fenceposts, and otherwise pranking the divisions assigned to patrol the border [1]?

[1] Not to deal with humans crossing, but to protect The Wall from vandalism.
"Robots aren't the problem. Capitalism is." -- Last words of Stephen Hawking.
These days, "libertarian" is just a euphemism for a Nazi who's afraid to commit.
"If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention." -- Heather Heyer
"I'd rather have my child, but by golly, if I gotta give her up, we're gonna make it count." -- Her mother
"Your purpose, then, plainly stated, is that you will destroy the Government, unless you be allowed to construe and enforce the Constitution as you please, on all points in dispute between you and us. You will rule or ruin in all events." -- some RINO





1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users