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by Proton
Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 18153

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

I saw a blot post today by someone (who I don't know) that really struck me. Is he really wrong? (snip) ... That is the primary reason you don't hear Muslims stand up and condemn violent episodes such as what just happened in Paris. It is also why you seldom hear condemnation from Imans that are as...
by Proton
Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 18153

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

I saw a blot post today by someone (who I don't know) that really struck me. Is he really wrong? (snip) ... That is the primary reason you don't hear Muslims stand up and condemn violent episodes such as what just happened in Paris. It is also why you seldom hear condemnation from Imans that are as...
by Proton
Tue Sep 29, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump's tax proposal cuts his own taxes big-time
Replies: 5
Views: 763

Re: Trump's tax proposal cuts his own taxes big-time

karlhenning wrote:Conflict of interest only matters with little people.

Cheers,
~k.
And as Leona Helmsley infamously uttered: "taxes are for the little people."
by Proton
Tue Sep 29, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

rwetmore wrote:Latest Trump rally in Oklahoma:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msYyzPYaIdM

The man is a completely ridiculous piece of work.
Well, for once we agree on something! :lol: :lol:
by Proton
Thu Sep 17, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Thomas Sowell - Tax Cuts for 'The Rich'
Replies: 17
Views: 1963

Re: Thomas Sowell - Tax Cuts for 'The Rich'

Krugman is an obvious intellectual fraud to anyone who is remotely economically literate. It is laughable. He's little more than a disgruntled political hack. Obviously! I'm sure that ignorant hack Krugman would be eternally grateful to you if you took time out of your busy schedule to share your v...
by Proton
Thu Sep 17, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Happy Birthday, Teresa, Dulcinea and JBuck
Replies: 6
Views: 895

Re: Happy Birthday, Teresa, Dulcinea and JBuck

who have their birthdays on 3 successive days! Wow is this some kind of special trifecta-Happy Birthday to all-we'll be down in the Atlantic City area tonight-maybe I should place some bets involving the the numerals of their ages or the dates involved? Regards, Len :) Speaking only for myself, you...
by Proton
Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

BTW, every post debate poll I've seen shows more people thought Trump won than any other candidate by a large margin. It will be interesting when the next polling is done to see if there is any movement in Trump's lead. I expect to see Carson drop a little and Fiorina to rise a bit and everyone els...
by Proton
Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: August: globally hottest month on record
Replies: 10
Views: 1136

Re: August: globally hottest month on record

Actually that graph doesn't even show the temp. for August, as the black dots are the yearly averages -- not the actual month averages. Actually, it does. The black dots are the monthly--in this case, August--anomalies for each given year. How are you deducing that? I don't read it that way. Look a...
by Proton
Wed Sep 16, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Looks to me like all the liberal bafflegab on this thread is only helping The Donald in the polls. Must be the impotent frenzy... Have at it, guys...and tell dopey old Agnes that, in this election cycle, you have to be witty, clever, inventive, funny, swift, etc. None of which attributes apply to y...
by Proton
Wed Sep 16, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Projecting your delusions onto others is no way to go through life, son. :mrgreen: I know, and that's why I don't do it. You and apparently far too many people don't understand what racism or racist rhetoric actually is. In order for his comments to be racist, he would have to say they are rapists ...
by Proton
Wed Sep 16, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: August: globally hottest month on record
Replies: 10
Views: 1136

Re: August: globally hottest month on record

Actually that graph doesn't even show the temp. for August, as the black dots are the yearly averages -- not the actual month averages. Actually, it does. The black dots are the monthly--in this case, August--anomalies for each given year. How are you deducing that? I don't read it that way. Look a...
by Proton
Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 4th Year of Earth’s Hurricane Drought
Replies: 12
Views: 1292

Re: 4th Year of Earth’s Hurricane Drought

rwetmore wrote:What don't I know?
Are you sure you really want to go there? :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Proton
Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: August: globally hottest month on record
Replies: 10
Views: 1136

Re: August: globally hottest month on record

rwetmore wrote:Actually that graph doesn't even show the temp. for August, as the black dots are the yearly averages -- not the actual month averages.
Actually, it does. The black dots are the monthly--in this case, August--anomalies for each given year.
by Proton
Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:26 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump-Carly
Replies: 18
Views: 2562

Re: Trump-Carly

rwetmore wrote:
karlhenning wrote:
rwetmore wrote:Trump says by her 'face' he meant her persona -- not her looks.
And you swallow this, is what you're saying?
~k.
No, though I suppose it's possible.
Hook, line & sinker! :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Proton
Fri Sep 11, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump-Carly
Replies: 18
Views: 2562

Re: Trump-Carly

rwetmore wrote:Trump says by her 'face' he meant her persona -- not her looks. Now something tells me none of you are going to believe this, even though 'face' is a ubiquitously listed synonym for the word 'persona'.

Yes, I never forget a persona.
Do you shave your persona with a blade or an electric razor?
by Proton
Fri Sep 11, 2015 12:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump-Carly
Replies: 18
Views: 2562

Re: Trump-Carly

Auntie Lynn wrote:Face it, sports fans, nobody gives a hoot in Hades about Carly...get over it...

It's already slipping below the fold - try page 32...

We never got on it....
by Proton
Fri Sep 11, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Here's one: "The U.S. has become a dumping ground for everybody else’s problems. … When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re ...
by Proton
Fri Sep 11, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

In his post immediately after the one I'm responding to, Piston pointed out the following: 1) Trump's documented history of discrimination against blacks in the Real Estate arena. 2) Macy's, Univision, NBC, NASCAR, PGA, among other organizations, have all cut ties with Trump in reaction to his raci...
by Proton
Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump-Carly
Replies: 18
Views: 2562

Re: Trump-Carly

Well, if one's record as a business CEO is an issue (and I say it's not), let's draft Ross Perot - he's only 85. :mrgreen: I would agree, except when a candidate's experience as CEO is being touted as a particular qualification for office, then that person's record as CEO had better withstand close...
by Proton
Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump-Carly
Replies: 18
Views: 2562

Re: Trump-Carly

John F wrote:Well, H-P didn't go bankrupt repeatedly when she was there... :)

Always with the silver lining, eh? :lol:
by Proton
Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Merely asserting that it's BS doesn't make it so, No, it doesn't -- you're right. especially given Trump's well-documented history of racist rhetoric. Where? I've watched virtually all of Trump's campaign events and media interviews in full, and I haven't seen it. I suspect you and so many others a...
by Proton
Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump-Carly
Replies: 18
Views: 2562

Re: Trump-Carly

John F wrote:It's a strong face. I'll bet he's scared of her. And in the second debate, he'll have to face her in person.

And then she will have to defend her abysmal record as CEO of Hewlett-Packard. Good luck with that. :lol:
by Proton
Tue Sep 08, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

A good piece, IMHO. Demographers have said it time and again (and I have repeated here): the Republican Party will not survive, as a competitive and relevant party, if it alienates the fastest growing electoral cohorts in the US population. The most recent poll reveals that fifteen percent of Black...
by Proton
Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

For you delusionals out there, Mr. Trump is anything but ignorant. He has probably already bought and sold everyone at this site three times before breakfast. So let’s wait and see when Hillary’s in jail, Slick Willie is again out chasing the likes of Gennifer, Monica, Paula, etc. etc. Joe (The Gro...
by Proton
Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Jokes So Awful They Could Provoke You To Murder
Replies: 163
Views: 31404

Re: Jokes So Awful They Could Provoke You To Murder

An elderly man bursts into a priest's study and says, " I've got to tell you this. I'm 90 years old and for the seventy years I've been married I never cheated on my wife. Then this sweet thing moved in next door and since then --wow!" "How long has it been since your last Confession ?" asks the pr...
by Proton
Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:49 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

BTW, regarding Trump's inability to name terrorist leaders (or know terrorist leaders by name): He's always struck me as big picture type of guy and not a micro details type of guy (Reagan was kind of like that too). Trump said in an interview at least a month ago that his strategy against ISIS wou...
by Proton
Mon Sep 07, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Republicans Fear Donald Trump Is Hardening Party’s Tone on Race By JONATHAN MARTIN SEPT. 7, 2015 WASHINGTON — Republicans are growing increasingly concerned that Donald J. Trump’s inflammatory language is damaging the party, fearing that his remarks are hardening the tone of other candidates on raci...
by Proton
Fri Sep 04, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: BTW, whatever happend to Larry R and Corlyss_D?
Replies: 7
Views: 753

Re: BTW, whatever happend to Larry R and Corlyss_D?

You sound as though you have returned from a long absence, when in fact you continued to post fairly regularly on your favorite topic throughout and since the time when this was all happening. (Larry R[ankel], for those who do not know, went by the screen name Alban Berg.) I prefer not to go into w...
by Proton
Thu Sep 03, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: BTW, whatever happend to Larry R and Corlyss_D?
Replies: 7
Views: 753

Re: BTW, whatever happend to Larry R and Corlyss_D?

You sound as though you have returned from a long absence, when in fact you continued to post fairly regularly on your favorite topic throughout and since the time when this was all happening. (Larry R[ankel], for those who do not know, went by the screen name Alban Berg.) I prefer not to go into w...
by Proton
Wed Sep 02, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Jokes So Awful They Could Provoke You To Murder
Replies: 163
Views: 31404

Re: Jokes So Awful They Could Provoke You To Murder

An elderly man bursts into a priest's study and says, " I've got to tell you this. I'm 90 years old and for the seventy years I've been married I never cheated on my wife. Then this sweet thing moved in next door and since then --wow!" "How long has it been since your last Confession ?" asks the pri...
by Proton
Wed Sep 02, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Start out with a reputation for being a boorish clod, spend two months denigrating veterans, women, Hispanics and just about everybody else, then kick back and watch as your cachet doubles. Is this a great country or what? :mrgreen: http://s71.photobucket.com/user/Proton_2006/media/trumpoll_zpsvoxd...
by Proton
Mon Aug 31, 2015 9:47 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Start out with a reputation for being a boorish clod, spend two months denigrating veterans, women, Hispanics and just about everybody else, then kick back and watch as your cachet doubles. Is this a great country or what? :mrgreen: http://s71.photobucket.com/user/Proton_2006/media/trumpoll_zpsvoxds...
by Proton
Mon Aug 31, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

As usual, the whole point is being missed here. Melania is LEGAL. She runs a business, employs people and makes beautiful things. Compare that with the human scum breaking across the borders here (and elsewhere). And do you seriously think The Donald would look twice at some completely uninformed o...
by Proton
Mon Aug 31, 2015 5:56 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 54625

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Auntie Lynn wrote:What this country needs is more Melania Trumps and fewer beaners and greasers feeding at the public trough...

Ladies and Gentlemen: I present to you, Donald T. Rump's base.
by Proton
Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:34 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Clouds’ Effect on Climate Change Is Last Bastion for Dissent
Replies: 382
Views: 30377

Re: Clouds’ Effect on Climate Change Is Last Bastion for Dis

This is only the first time I am posting on this thread, but rest assured that I have been following it from the get-go. You live in Yankee Stadium? Sorry if I've asked before. Great catch! Turns out those are the coordinates for the left-hand hitter's batter's box at the old Yankee Stadium. And th...
by Proton
Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Clouds’ Effect on Climate Change Is Last Bastion for Dissent
Replies: 382
Views: 30377

Re: Clouds’ Effect on Climate Change Is Last Bastion for Dis

Nice job hijacking the thread. I suppose the irony is perhaps the increase in hypothermia deaths is largely due to recently increasing cold weather (i.e. winters) and not warming (i.e. from 'global warming'). You posted the Blogger's link, leaping to the possibility of him being from the Left, and ...
by Proton
Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Understanding the Petraeus thing
Replies: 22
Views: 2818

Re: Understanding the Petraeus thing

But the warning signs about Petraeus’ core dishonesty have been around for years. Here's a brief summary: We can start with the persistent questions critics have raised about his Bronze Star for Valor. I don't know what's going on there, but for all his ribbons (he ran out of room on the left chest...
by Proton
Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: R.I.P. Ralph Michael Stein
Replies: 42
Views: 10856

Re: R.I.P. Ralph Michael Stein

I’m very saddened to learn of Ralph’s death. Some years ago, a group of us that included Barry and Frank B. (febnyc) met up at Academy Records in the city. That was in July 2000, the day after his 57th birthday. Afterwards, we walked across the street for lunch, and then hiked down to the old Tower ...
by Proton
Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Have a pint before you do the crossword puzzle
Replies: 7
Views: 777

Re: Have a pint before you do the crossword puzzle

alcohol may enhance creativity problem solving by reducing the mind’s working memory capacity Say what?! previous research found that increased working memory capacity actually led to better analytical problem-solving performance As you'd expect. I'd like to read the scientific paper to find out ju...
by Proton
Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Titanic
Replies: 7
Views: 551

Re: The Titanic

BWV 1080 wrote:does anyone know (without googling it) what maritime disaster had the greatest loss of life from the sinking of a single ship?
It was a German ship (name escapes me at the moment) that was sunk in the Baltic by a Soviet sub sometime in 1945. Over 9000 were killed.
by Proton
Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: SERIOUS EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE
Replies: 10
Views: 1050

Re: SERIOUS EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE

Let's see how many can see Obama "flipping the bird" in this video (I can't) Zhkq11UExcw Future historians will no doubt refer to this video as the 21st century Zapruder film. Rigorous forensic analysis (running the video backwards at half-speed) reveals that at 0:20 Obama had indeed made the vile ...
by Proton
Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:32 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Maybe Blacks Should Give the Trayvon Martin Story....
Replies: 76
Views: 10728

Re: Maybe Blacks Should Give the Trayvon Martin Story....

http://www.salon.com/2012/04/11/when_stand_your_ground_fails/singleton/ As the shooting death of Trayvon Martin and the failure of authorities to arrest his killer, George Zimmerman, continues to grab headlines, many conservatives and gun rights advocates insist that race has nothing to do with it....
by Proton
Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Creationism in schools...
Replies: 23
Views: 1784

Re: Creationism in schools...

Lysenko would approve. :(
by Proton
Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Maybe Blacks Should Give the Trayvon Martin Story....
Replies: 76
Views: 10728

Re: Maybe Blacks Should Give the Trayvon Martin Story....

Finally! If anything, this sends the right message, namely that loss of life must be taken seriously. Now leave it to the court to decide Zimmerman's fate. If only it were that simple. Oh, it's not. I have no idea where this is headed, but at least it's a start. At this point, I'd be interested in ...
by Proton
Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: American banking: business as usual
Replies: 6
Views: 1423

Re: American banking: business as usual

nut-job wrote:

I agree with letting adults make their own decisions. I believe that pawn shops and payday loan shops are more forthright in disclosing their terms than our deregulated banks.

And for that matter, so are prostitutes.
by Proton
Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Maybe Blacks Should Give the Trayvon Martin Story....
Replies: 76
Views: 10728

Re: Maybe Blacks Should Give the Trayvon Martin Story....

Finally! If anything, this sends the right message, namely that loss of life must be taken seriously. Now leave it to the court to decide Zimmerman's fate. George Zimmerman to be charged in Trayvon Martin shooting, official says By Sari Horwitz, Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2:46 PM Florida special...
by Proton
Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Maybe Blacks Should Give the Trayvon Martin Story....
Replies: 76
Views: 10728

Re: Maybe Blacks Should Give the Trayvon Martin Story....


Duly noted in another thread:
http://classicalmusicguide.com/viewtopi ... 11&t=39983

How does that refute the examples I provided above?
by Proton
Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Maybe Blacks Should Give the Trayvon Martin Story....
Replies: 76
Views: 10728

Re: Maybe Blacks Should Give the Trayvon Martin Story....

Getting back to the original post: “Black America needs to get out of the rut of replaying racial injustices of the past,” writes liberal commentator Juan Williams, in a recent Wall Street Journal column. “While civil rights leaders have raised their voices to speak out against this one tragedy, few...
by Proton
Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dollar Bet On Super Tuesday
Replies: 8
Views: 849

Re: Dollar Bet On Super Tuesday

John F wrote:You'll find people who will bet on anything. As for me, I bet on nothing.
Betting on Romney *is* betting on nothing. :mrgreen:
by Proton
Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: First post Cain scandal national poll
Replies: 26
Views: 2216

Re: First post Cain scandal national poll

I think what Proton (and others) fail to understand is that the majority of Republicans and the majority of Democrats have a huge stake in the health of the economy (jobs, investments, the future of their children, etc) and absolutely want to see the economy improve. It makes no difference whether ...