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May I requote what you wrote? So you... 3,995 Views / 187 Replies  
May I requote what you wrote?



So you are a time-travelling middle east history major? Interesting ;).

On topic: Currently it seems like Lybia's dictatorship is in crisis, I guess it takes...
Posted by Taliesin, on Feb 21, 2011 at 01:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How do you know that? Can it really be, that you... 3,995 Views / 187 Replies  
How do you know that? Can it really be, that you are a time-traveller?
Posted by Taliesin, on Feb 17, 2011 at 03:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Allah is our objective: To be expected for a... 3,995 Views / 187 Replies  
Allah is our objective:
To be expected for a religious organization, I bet christian and jewish ones would say Jesus or Jahwe.

The prophet is our leader:
Same as above.

Quran is our law:...
Posted by Taliesin, on Feb 17, 2011 at 03:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Illegal aliens? Damn, how could I've missed the... 741 Views / 31 Replies  
Illegal aliens? Damn, how could I've missed the big news of first contact?
Posted by Taliesin, on Feb 17, 2011 at 02:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The fallout of the leak begins, Erekat offered... 1,107 Views / 52 Replies  
The fallout of the leak begins, Erekat offered his resignation, then the cabinet resigned, legislative and presidential elections are being planned now for September:

BBC News - Palestinian...
Posted by Taliesin, on Feb 14, 2011 at 06:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1953732864/tt0145660 547 Views / 15 Replies  
http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1953732864/tt0145660
Posted by Taliesin, on Jan 27, 2011 at 05:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There is no moral equivalence, Israel is as an... 1,107 Views / 52 Replies  
There is no moral equivalence, Israel is as an occupier way more responsible than the palestinians, as the oppressed, it's the pro-israel-side that tries to create moral equivalence and some of them,...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jan 27, 2011 at 04:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
See what I mean, had you practiced more and... 547 Views / 15 Replies  
See what I mean, had you practiced more and regularly sport, you wouldn't be as lazy now and being posting these pictures...;)
Posted by Taliesin, on Jan 27, 2011 at 04:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
To be expected, first they tried to claim that... 1,107 Views / 52 Replies  
To be expected, first they tried to claim that all of these leaks were lies and fabricated, when they realized it didn't sound very credible, they resorted to claim that positions of Israel and...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jan 27, 2011 at 04:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If you recall, you and I were talking about the... 1,107 Views / 52 Replies  
If you recall, you and I were talking about the supporters for both sides, not the direct conflict-sides, but since you insist on changing the subject:

You are right, it's not the "'the exact same...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jan 27, 2011 at 04:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Sports is also very important, a healthy body can... 547 Views / 15 Replies  
Sports is also very important, a healthy body can be a good vessel for a healthy spirit. Sports can teach a lot of things, besides the health-aspects, namely endurance, training to get better,...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jan 26, 2011 at 07:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The story of the leak continues. Apparantely the... 1,107 Views / 52 Replies  
The story of the leak continues. Apparantely the british MI6 was involved in a plan dating back to 2004 to:



and even more controversial it also details the cooperation if not outright...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jan 26, 2011 at 03:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The exact same thing can be said about the... 1,107 Views / 52 Replies  
The exact same thing can be said about the pro-Israel-anti-palestinian-side except blaming the arabs.

The fact is both sentiments are wrong, since both sides have legitimate interests and rights...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Major leak about the palestinian-israeli-peace-process... 1,107 Views / 52 Replies  
Apparantely the wikileaks-example finds its imitators in unexpected regions:

Al-Jazeera has obtained about 1,600 confidential records of meetings, emails, communications between Palestinian,...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jan 24, 2011 at 03:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
At least the prisoners have access to a... 772 Views / 42 Replies  
At least the prisoners have access to a half-year, full-year-review and allowed to challenge their detention.

If though indefinite detention really means eternal detention due to a never-ending...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jan 10, 2011 at 04:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Another day, another revelation, the... 2,713 Views / 137 Replies  
Another day, another revelation, the wikileaks-cables show that the US have indeed embedded US-soldiers within the pakistan army to fight the taliban in Pakistan!

Yesterday or the day before that...
Posted by Taliesin, on Dec 9, 2010 at 03:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Why is it unbelievable? It's in the interest of... 2,713 Views / 137 Replies  
Why is it unbelievable? It's in the interest of any state to do what it can to secure the interests of its citizens, espescially if that citizen sits in a foreign prison as an innocent man. To...
Posted by Taliesin, on Dec 8, 2010 at 03:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ah, now I get it...;) 2,713 Views / 137 Replies  
Ah, now I get it...;)
Posted by Taliesin, on Dec 7, 2010 at 09:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
He was arrested because of an european arrest... 2,713 Views / 137 Replies  
He was arrested because of an european arrest warrant from Sweden whose authorities suspect him in a case of having sex without protection with two women who only wanted to have protected sex with...
Posted by Taliesin, on Dec 7, 2010 at 09:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's possible in 2011/2012 or later as the US... 1,090 Views / 42 Replies  
It's possible in 2011/2012 or later as the US plans to withdraw from Iraq and later also from Afghanistan, it will have again the free hand to occupy Iran.

Taliesin
Posted by Taliesin, on Jun 19, 2010 at 07:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't think that there would be immediate... 1,090 Views / 42 Replies  
I don't think that there would be immediate disadvantages for Israel after attacking Iran. Sure Iran and Hezbollah would retaliate but given the new anti-rocket-technology stationed in Israel...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jun 18, 2010 at 04:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I fault you for taking talking points from a... 1,090 Views / 42 Replies  
I fault you for taking talking points from a similarly biased but radical jewish newsletter, if you can follow me. There is nothing to say againts a bit of ranting but you are being carried away by...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jun 17, 2010 at 03:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
When you can't help it but indulge in your... 1,090 Views / 42 Replies  
When you can't help it but indulge in your pathetic and rediculous rants, at least try to not reuse old debunked propaganda-stuff. Only a minority received such an evacuation-call in a specific area...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jun 15, 2010 at 04:06 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe it was already mentioned, but this desaster... 6,539 Views / 321 Replies  
Maybe it was already mentioned, but this desaster is not unprecedented, a year ago in Australia something similar happened where it took 10 weeks to end the spill, though much less oil was spilled...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jun 4, 2010 at 06:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If you want to talk about the aid-flottila-raid... 933 Views / 34 Replies  
If you want to talk about the aid-flottila-raid open a thread of its own, this one deals with a specific and different topic.

As to the topic: The idea of the non-proliferation-act was to prevent...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jun 2, 2010 at 06:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Unfortunately I don't have nearly the time for... 933 Views / 34 Replies  
Unfortunately I don't have nearly the time for posting and discussing I enjoyed in former times, but I'm reading here at least once in three days. As to the topic at hand: Since the nukes were not...
Posted by Taliesin, on May 28, 2010 at 05:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Israel tried to sell nukes to apartheid-Southafrica... 933 Views / 34 Replies  
... apparantely newly declassified south-african documents show that Israel was about to sell some of its nukes to Southafrica in 1975. The deal was apparantely given up by Southafrica's...
Posted by Taliesin, on May 24, 2010 at 04:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Both, the US-governments and Mexico-governments... 913 Views / 48 Replies  
Both, the US-governments and Mexico-governments know for a long time that the US and Mexico are in a sort of symbiontic relationship: Mexico needs the US to offload its ever rising population,...
Posted by Taliesin, on May 24, 2010 at 03:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
His parents converted to Islam when Ahmadinejad... 1,036 Views / 43 Replies  
His parents converted to Islam when Ahmadinejad was a child, but they and him were born jews and according to the rules of Israel any born jew regardless of his/her current religion has the right to...
Posted by Taliesin, on Dec 14, 2009 at 03:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The reason why nuking Afghanistan is not an... 715 Views / 29 Replies  
The reason why nuking Afghanistan is not an option is because of the non-proliferation-act that the US signed, which states that nuke-possessing states are prohibited to use their nukes against...
Posted by Taliesin, on Dec 13, 2009 at 12:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The problem with a robotic army is that robots... 638 Views / 46 Replies  
The problem with a robotic army is that robots like any computer can be hacked and reprogrammed...

Taliesin
Posted by Taliesin, on Dec 9, 2009 at 01:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Islam is neither a religion of peace nor of war. ... 2,518 Views / 142 Replies  
Islam is neither a religion of peace nor of war.

Islam is a religious framework created by humans using the divinely revealed Quran and the humanly recorded/transmitted hadiths, as well as the...
Posted by Taliesin, on Dec 3, 2009 at 12:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Weir is pro-palestinian and anti-Israel, but... 3,583 Views / 145 Replies  
Weir is pro-palestinian and anti-Israel, but there is nothing wrong in being so, as long as the reasons for being so are because of Israel's oppression of and crimes against the palestinians and not...
Posted by Taliesin, on Oct 29, 2009 at 06:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Many people react with total disbelief when... 3,583 Views / 145 Replies  
Many people react with total disbelief when confronted with the accusation of illegal organ-trade- and -theft by Israel. Either one is accused of being a liar as happened in this thread or as being...
Posted by Taliesin, on Oct 28, 2009 at 11:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Israel steals and withholds water from the palestinians... 3,583 Views / 145 Replies  
Nowadays Israel has finally lost its mask with which it protected itself from western criticism.
Its criminal and oppressive bahaviour has come to the attention of the mainstream-press and -public...
Posted by Taliesin, on Oct 27, 2009 at 09:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
As far as I know the iranians and ahmadinejad,... 1,036 Views / 43 Replies  
As far as I know the iranians and ahmadinejad, too, chanted "Death to America", "Death to Israel"... but I have never heard that he chanted "Death to jews".

In every interview he made clear that...
Posted by Taliesin, on Oct 4, 2009 at 03:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Making peace with someone is not the same as... 1,036 Views / 43 Replies  
Making peace with someone is not the same as admitting that the other has acted legally.
Fortunately, the historical archives of Israel and other countries were opened to historians during the 80's...
Posted by Taliesin, on Oct 4, 2009 at 08:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ahmadinejad called the holocaust a myth that is... 1,036 Views / 43 Replies  
Ahmadinejad called the holocaust a myth that is being instrumentalised by zionists to justify Israel's existence and oppression of the palestinians.

I don't think that Hitler called the holocaust...
Posted by Taliesin, on Oct 2, 2009 at 04:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Lybia thinks Abdel Basset al-Megrahi was innocent... 983 Views / 38 Replies  
Lybia thinks Abdel Basset al-Megrahi was innocent and punished as a scapegoat, that's why they welcomed him back at home.


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan_Am_Flight_103_bombing_trial
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Posted by Taliesin, on Sep 3, 2009 at 09:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's because of their unbelievable richness in... 4,703 Views / 38 Replies  
It's because of their unbelievable richness in ressources, which are ironically their curse. Multinational companies hugely interested in these ressources do their best to exploit them at the lowest...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jul 10, 2009 at 06:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, but they could shoot some nukes to... 1,024 Views / 46 Replies  
Yeah, but they could shoot some nukes to South-Korea, Japan and Hawaii and make everyone really feel sorry.

Taliesin
Posted by Taliesin, on Jul 9, 2009 at 06:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Abortion is murder, just like assassination is. ... 3,591 Views / 206 Replies  
Abortion is murder, just like assassination is.

The murderer obviously thought that he would do some greater good by murdering someone who murders unborn babies.

His moral compass is probably a...
Posted by Taliesin, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Why do you worry so much? If the current... 456 Views / 10 Replies  
Why do you worry so much? If the current peace-plan of pursuing the two-state-solution (personally I much prefer a one-state-solution, but who knows maybe after a few centuries in two states...
Posted by Taliesin, on May 13, 2009 at 09:35 AM, in Political/War Lounge
True, backed by international agreements, but the... 514 Views / 21 Replies  
True, backed by international agreements, but the current talked about problem is not only happening in international waters but in somali ones, and that's a loop-hole not covered by international...
Posted by Taliesin, on Apr 16, 2009 at 04:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Piracy is a problem of law. Law is only binding... 514 Views / 21 Replies  
Piracy is a problem of law. Law is only binding when bound to a territory controlled by a political entity, or in the case of international waters bound by international agreements. In the case of...
Posted by Taliesin, on Apr 16, 2009 at 03:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Why so surprised? As far as I know the war... 632 Views / 22 Replies  
Why so surprised? As far as I know the war between the US (and its allies, including Britain and quite a few islamic states) and Al-Qaeeda is still going on.

And since Al-Qaeeda is a...
Posted by Taliesin, on Apr 10, 2009 at 11:04 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Actually back then it was the more rational... 1,383 Views / 85 Replies  
Actually back then it was the more rational choice: Part of the palestinians lived in the area that were decided by colonial forces to become the state of Israel, and they were supposed to live as a...
Posted by Taliesin, on Mar 21, 2009 at 07:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No, it was the zealotry of both sides that led to... 1,383 Views / 85 Replies  
No, it was the zealotry of both sides that led to this conflict. Zionism and arab nationalism back then had their fair share, you just need to read the writings and words of Begin, Gurion, Shamir......
Posted by Taliesin, on Mar 19, 2009 at 03:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Trust me, the world doesn't turn around you. I... 1,355 Views / 61 Replies  
Trust me, the world doesn't turn around you. I wasn't even aware that you were a catholic, I thought you were agnostic or even atheistic, and even if I were aware I wouldn't attack you because of it,...
Posted by Taliesin, on Feb 15, 2009 at 08:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Wow, catholics pray to saints.. 1,355 Views / 61 Replies  
... I stumbled upon this article from bbc talking about valentine day and there some catholic priests advise people on the right praying to saints, namely not to pray to St Valentine but another...
Posted by Taliesin, on Feb 14, 2009 at 06:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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