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by judge56988
Mon Mar 23, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I.O.U.S.A - Now available as free 30-minute edition
Replies: 37
Views: 5888

Hi, Military spending hurts the economy: if you buy a bunch of guns, tanks, airplanes, ships, and bombs; at best they just sit there, and at worst, they are used an people die. If instead, you buy windmills, health care, trains, and infrastructure -- it produces something very useful, and the benef...
by judge56988
Mon Mar 23, 2009 7:10 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Obama Deception
Replies: 82
Views: 13808

The way you lot are moaning, anyone would think we're still living in the days of the Industrial revolution when people worked in 'The Dark Satanic Mills' for barely enough pay to feed and clothe themselves, let alone buy computer(s) and flat screen colour HDTV's. Employees have NEVER had it so good...
by judge56988
Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Obama Deception
Replies: 82
Views: 13808

Our fore fathers depended on the ten commandments to keep greed in check rather than law, unfortunately it didn't work out so well. Its unfortunate that we need government regulation to curb the profit raping of the public and the environment by our current corpacracy, but we need to end this unrel...
by judge56988
Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Human [rights], what are those to you?
Replies: 34
Views: 6020

Re: Basic Human Rights

The most basic human right, is the right to be able to live one's life with all the basic requirements. This includes access to all things that are required for living: clean water, clean air, and a safe food supply. What's the next human right on the list? So if you lived in a military dictatorshi...
by judge56988
Wed Mar 18, 2009 1:08 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Human [rights], what are those to you?
Replies: 34
Views: 6020

Punishment is actually not the whole concept. I forget the term but simply keeping them out of public circulation is also a factor. Avoiding or mitigating recidivism has to be worked on. Prison is also supposed to be a deterrent - that's probably why it is not meant to be a pleasant place. :lol: Mo...
by judge56988
Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Human [rights], what are those to you?
Replies: 34
Views: 6020

Punishment is actually not the whole concept. I forget the term but simply keeping them out of public circulation is also a factor. Avoiding or mitigating recidivism has to be worked on. Prison is also supposed to be a deterrent - that's probably why it is not meant to be a pleasant place. :lol:
by judge56988
Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:05 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Human [rights], what are those to you?
Replies: 34
Views: 6020

Aid is a massive problem in Africa, if the western world stopped giving Africa aid it would have a catastrophic affect in the short term. But in the long term as the population decreases naturally it would be a great benefit, as then there would be enough arable land to sustain the population witho...
by judge56988
Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Human [rights], what are those to you?
Replies: 34
Views: 6020

walle wrote: I’d never encountered muggers, rapists, serial killers and other scum in kindergarten,
You will note that I didn't mention kindergarten...
Like many others you fail to see what is actually on the screen in front of your eyes.
by judge56988
Mon Mar 16, 2009 1:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Human [rights], what are those to you?
Replies: 34
Views: 6020

I think we have more basic freedoms than we ever have done in the past. People need to stop adhering to the observable lies and start adhering to the unobservable truth, the sooner the better. …but I assume we're talking about fundamental rights here You have a skew view on fundamental rights my ...
by judge56988
Tue Mar 10, 2009 10:27 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Why is ATX STILL Alive?
Replies: 57
Views: 33138

I think it's a great idea. Several problems have been listed but it seems to me that it might be possible to base the design on an extended atx board that has two CPU sockets? Just change one of those to a GPU. I know very little about motherboards so I may be way off here. That way you have existin...
by judge56988
Tue Mar 10, 2009 2:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Off Topic but ok
Replies: 71
Views: 10891

Woa! Hold your horses, Neil... This is not a sound basis for a good argument. The impression I have gained in the short time I have been browsing the Off Topic forum is that Neil is a man of high principals in which he firmly believes. There is no room for argument because as he is against violence...
by judge56988
Mon Mar 09, 2009 12:20 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Human [rights], what are those to you?
Replies: 34
Views: 6020

Human rights lawyers etc, have gone way too far, and decent governments should create sensible laws so that criminals loose their (equivalent) human rights for the crime(s) that they have committed, instead of defending them, and putting their "human rights" ahead of the peoples rights they have vi...
by judge56988
Sun Mar 08, 2009 3:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Human [rights], what are those to you?
Replies: 34
Views: 6020

I'm pretty satisfied with the way it is in the UK currently. I think we have more basic freedoms than we ever have done in the past. I'm sure there will be those that disagree and want to talk about the "nanny state" interfering with everything these days, or increased state surveillance, but I assu...
by judge56988
Sun Mar 08, 2009 8:24 am
Forum: Cases and Damping
Topic: Corsair chassis
Replies: 15
Views: 6177

Apparently there is a fan at the front: http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=17431
But I can't see it.

I think it looks great but it is a beast.
by judge56988
Sat Mar 07, 2009 5:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Does this really stop terrorists?
Replies: 51
Views: 8402

what exactly does climate change have to do with the availability of fossil fuels or hydroelectricity? mankind is resourceful, if there is a shortage of drinking water we will build desalination plants, if there is a shortage of food we will increase agricultural productivity just as we have done s...
by judge56988
Sat Mar 07, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Does this really stop terrorists?
Replies: 51
Views: 8402

Maybe in your neighbourhood. There's the problem right there. Its our neighborhood. The yours vs mine neighborhood mindset is exactly whats gotten us so divided. There's long been a minority that would like to see an egalitarian world - Jesus was a notable example. Love thy neighbour, turn the othe...
by judge56988
Sat Mar 07, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Does this really stop terrorists?
Replies: 51
Views: 8402

"The old appeals to racial and sexual and religious chauvinism, to rabid nationalist fervor, are beginning not to work. A new consciousness is developing which sees the Earth as a single organism, and recognizes that an organism at war with itself is doomed. " -Carl Sagan Maybe in your neighbourhood.
by judge56988
Sat Mar 07, 2009 1:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Does this really stop terrorists?
Replies: 51
Views: 8402

Hi, The Iraq war was started by the USA on false pretenses -- George W. Bush et al lied to us. Saddam Hussein and Iraq had nothing to do with the attacks on September 11th 2001. And the decision to attack Iraq is the single biggest blunder in the history of the USA. Is this a statement of fact or m...
by judge56988
Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:46 am
Forum: Power Supplies
Topic: Antec CPX PSU
Replies: 20
Views: 7735

Doesn't Mike's "radical idea" (http://www.silentpcreview.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=52410) of using the 120mm fan in the P180/2 bottom compartment as the main fan for the PSU give you almost all the benefits, without the lockin? It does, yes. I had forgotten about it. I would just prefer something ...
by judge56988
Fri Mar 06, 2009 1:22 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bush's Legacy Starts to Take Shape.
Replies: 38
Views: 6335

I wasn't going to post again, however... Thanks Eyedolon for a reasoned, thoughtful, rational set of observations. Quite unlike the posts of the more left wing socialists around here, who, like extremists of all kinds from Christian to Fascists, from anarchists to eco-warriors, from the Spanish Inqu...
by judge56988
Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bush's Legacy Starts to Take Shape.
Replies: 38
Views: 6335

but Obama won by only 6%, which means that despite the ineptness, the gross spending, the lies, the loss of civil rights, the new level of corruption, a hell of a lot of people were ready to accept even more and say, "Thank you sir, may I please have another." Nice points well made. Thank f*** you ...
by judge56988
Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bush's Legacy Starts to Take Shape.
Replies: 38
Views: 6335

If an African country had invaded and put the USA under African military law before the civil rights movement, in the name of equality it be OK by you? If the whites had been killing blacks by the hundreds of thousands then yes. But they weren't. People seem to have a lot of expectations of Obama -...
by judge56988
Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bush's Legacy Starts to Take Shape.
Replies: 38
Views: 6335

If an African country had invaded and put the USA under African military law before the civil rights movement, in the name of equality it be OK by you? If the whites had been killing blacks by the hundreds of thousands then yes. But they weren't. People seem to have a lot of expectations of Obama -...
by judge56988
Wed Mar 04, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Off Topic but ok
Replies: 71
Views: 10891

xan_user wrote:
Next time kids run out on the road playing war games im not hitting the brakes.
I hope that's meant to be ironic - if not, then you are one hell of a sad, sad person. To say nothing of being a hippocrate.
by judge56988
Wed Mar 04, 2009 8:11 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bush's Legacy Starts to Take Shape.
Replies: 38
Views: 6335

I believe that the West should intervene in Sudan - It depends on ones point of view Now step back and try seeing it from the middle eastern "point of view". Well, first off you've not quoted me correctly as you have chosen to delete the paragraph between the two phrases. I was attempting to put fo...
by judge56988
Wed Mar 04, 2009 3:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bush's Legacy Starts to Take Shape.
Replies: 38
Views: 6335

And before Bush: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/2854019.stm Oh you have no idea how elated I am that you brought this up. The article is from 2003, citing the the 15th anniversary. What this means is this grotesque attack happened in 1988. Gee who was president then? http://wiki.answe...
by judge56988
Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bush's Legacy Starts to Take Shape.
Replies: 38
Views: 6335

Its interesting you post news about "Denocracy In Iraq", but why didnt he instead work for democracy in Eqypt or Saudi Arabia or any of the gulf nations? That didnt require a war and bombing people? How many tens of thousands of people did the Saudis or Egyptians gas? As for the rest of what you sa...
by judge56988
Tue Mar 03, 2009 12:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bush's Legacy Starts to Take Shape.
Replies: 38
Views: 6335

Bush legacy: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle ... 877203.stm

And before Bush: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle ... 854019.stm

I know he's not the sharpest knife in the drawer, but has he no redeeming features in your eyes?
(I think I can guess what your answer to that will be)
by judge56988
Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Redistributing wealth is communism
Replies: 112
Views: 18535

My replies in red. Paragraph1: OED's definition is just one of many. I suppose you think all the other available definitions provided are wrong and only OED can be correct. And please dont resort to personal attacks just because you cant win your argument in a rational or logical manner. I can call ...