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  • Timothy Lane on Global Warming or Climate Change or Climate Disruption?: Most of the attention goes to overall average global temperature, which can never be adequately recorded because most of the… Feb 21, 09:46
  • Kung Fu Zu on Global Warming or Climate Change or Climate Disruption?: The link is to an interesting article which uses historical temperature data to show the Global Warming/Climate Change hoax is… Feb 21, 09:02
  • Kung Fu Zu on Book Review: Winston S. Churchill: The Official Biography: The balance of the quote goes, At that uproar the eagles of the air will drop… Feb 18, 20:48
  • Timothy Lane on Book Review: Winston S. Churchill: The Official Biography: There were many who made similar observations. Jerome K. Jerome, in a sequel to Three Men in a Boat… Feb 18, 15:37
  • Kung Fu Zu on Book Review: Winston S. Churchill: The Official Biography: Having spent a fair amount of time studying Winston Churchill, I sometimes find myself reflecting about the important choices he… Feb 18, 14:46
  • Free Speech Message Board on The Un-Civil War: BLACKS vs NIGGERS: The US is a police state now. Americans should be out in the streets with pitchforks and torches, but instead… Feb 18, 02:03
  • Yang on As Simple as Apple Pie: An apple pie sounds great to have at the moment, plus a cup of coffee for the cold morning. I… Feb 14, 14:41
  • Kung Fu Zu on I, Claudius / Claudius the God: Goodbye to All That, which I never read). I posted it under Bookshelf and basically did a… Feb 12, 22:09
  • Timothy Lane on I, Claudius / Claudius the God: He was, like most of his generation, a World War I veteran and I think he wrote about it (I… Feb 12, 20:32
  • Kung Fu Zu on I, Claudius / Claudius the God: I recall the stuttering Derek Jacobi as Claudius, particularly the scene where his wife uses the knife poisoned on one… Feb 12, 20:05
  • Timothy Lane on I, Claudius / Claudius the God: This was where I first encountered the story. There were some changes, especially creating what were basically two factions… Feb 12, 19:35
  • Steve Lancaster on I, Claudius / Claudius the God: There was a BBC series of the same name back in the 70s. Robert Graves work was the primary source… Feb 12, 18:52
  • Timothy Lane on I, Claudius / Claudius the God: Going a little later, he also wrote Count Belisarius, which was cited in the army lists for an ancients miniatures… Feb 12, 17:13
  • Kung Fu Zu on I, Claudius / Claudius the God: I have "King Jesus" somewhere, but not "Hercules My Shipment." Feb 12, 16:39
  • Timothy Lane on I, Claudius / Claudius the God: Graves did a lot on ancient times, including a 2-volume study of Greek myths as well as historical novels about… Feb 12, 16:18
  • Kung Fu Zu on I, Claudius / Claudius the God: I just finished Robert Graves' "The Siege and Fall of Troy." Graves uses his lifelong study… Feb 12, 16:09
  • Timothy Lane on Movie Review: Christine (2016): Oof. I knew he was a Jacobin leader, one of the big 4 along with Robespierre (also guillotined by… Feb 12, 15:25
  • Kung Fu Zu on Movie Review: Christine (2016): “I think it is probably truer to say that such nuts believe that once they can exterminate all us… Feb 12, 14:43
  • Kung Fu Zu on Christianity Must Die: That was William Liebknecht's son, Karl. He and Rosa Luxembourg were dispatched with a well deserved extreme prejudice. Feb 12, 12:46
  • Timothy Lane on Christianity Must Die: Liebknecht tried to pull a Bolshevik revolution in Germany after the Armistice, but the army was strong enough to put… Feb 12, 12:43
  • Kung Fu Zu on Christianity Must Die: In the final chapter of Sperber's "Karl Marx..." there are a number of examples of how atheism is the true… Feb 12, 11:35
  • Timothy Lane on Movie Review: Christine (2016): I would say that resentment often leads to the hate that is usually at the heart of identity politics.… Feb 11, 21:00
  • Kung Fu Zu on Movie Review: Christine (2016): The link it to an excellent article by Theodore Dalrymple, which details how resentment can be a strong political motivator.… Feb 11, 20:51
  • Kung Fu Zu on Orwell Parodies: The link is to an article from Takimag which shows Orwell was correct in his predictions on the political use… Feb 11, 20:41
  • Brad Nelson on Movie Review: Christine (2016): Speaking of Dexter, who plays a sort of Ted Baxter in Christine, on the advice of my younger brother I… Feb 11, 19:59
  • Steve Lancaster on Movie Review: Christine (2016): It can also be thought of in the terms of utopian/tragic view of life. Somewhere between the two is where… Feb 11, 11:39
  • Timothy Lane on Movie Review: Christine (2016): It's the collective vs. the individual. Conservatives think in terms of individuals, leftists in terms of groups. This… Feb 11, 11:07
  • Kung Fu Zu on Movie Review: Christine (2016): Thanks for the recommendation. I read the Wikileaks piece on it and it sounds like Sowell's basic idea is like… Feb 11, 09:31
  • Brad Nelson on Movie Review: Christine (2016): I don’t blame you about not wanting to watch dark movies, Gibblet. But except for the one moment when she… Feb 11, 08:59
  • Steve Lancaster on Movie Review: Christine (2016): If you haven't read it check out Thomas Sowell, Conflict of Visions. Feb 11, 07:29
  • Kung Fu Zu on Movie Review: Christine (2016): Thanks for my laugh of the day. Feb 10, 17:54
  • Gibblet on Movie Review: Christine (2016): I don't watch dark movies, but I would be happy to offer an opinion based on nothing but my feelings,… Feb 10, 17:21
  • Kung Fu Zu on Movie Review: Christine (2016): The central reason we long to believe in crazy utopian schemes such as socialism is because we refuse to deal… Feb 10, 15:59
  • Timothy Lane on Movie Review: Christine (2016): A parody, I suppose, but also a very accurate at least as far as describing the reality of leftism goes.… Feb 10, 10:23
  • Brad Nelson on Movie Review: Christine (2016): Actually, the technique that we see isn’t all that bad. It gets people to examine what they’re really thinking, doing,… Feb 10, 09:58
  • Timothy Lane on Movie Review: Christine (2016): A parody of things like the transcendental meditation class (and other things) can be found in a scene in Sweet… Feb 10, 09:38
  • Brad Nelson on Movie Review: Christine (2016): We’ll remind the ladies then that this is available right now on Netflix in hopes of getting a woman’s opinion… Feb 10, 09:31
  • David Norris on Movie Review: Christine (2016): Please Captain, remain gender solid. Feb 9, 23:02
  • Kung Fu Zu on Kudos to AOC: That jack-ass Dick Durbin claims Trump is playing a dangerous game by describing the Dims as socialists and then said… Feb 9, 19:20
  • Kung Fu Zu on Kudos to AOC: I think she looks like Mrs. Ed. Feb 9, 19:09
  • Timothy Lane on Kudos to AOC: A lot more concise than my version, though I don't know if she really is the monster that the original… Feb 9, 18:19
  • Brad Nelson on Kudos to AOC: She Guevara Mr. ST Librarian (Timothy), add that to the lexicon. Feb 9, 17:27
  • Brad Nelson on Movie Review: Christine (2016): Kudos to AOC Agreed. I could switch gender for you, but that probably wouldn't be the same… Feb 9, 17:26
  • David Norris on Kudos to AOC: I pray that She Guevara, the delusional teen revolutionary, will never have any significant power. Feb 9, 16:57
  • Timothy Lane on Kudos to AOC: Of course we can cross water without airplanes and fossil fuels. All the shipbuilders have to do is send… Feb 9, 16:42
  • Kung Fu Zu on Kudos to AOC: AOC is either as cynical as Stalin or as stupid as a rock. Of course, one doesn't preclude the other.… Feb 9, 16:13
  • David Norris on Movie Review: Christine (2016): Lol! Don Rickles was a master. Brad you reminded me of a question that I wanted… Feb 9, 13:59
  • Timothy Lane on Movie Review: Christine (2016): I remember seeing him listed as Booker T. Marshall in an early reference work, most likely David Gerrold's book on… Feb 9, 12:02
  • Brad Nelson on Movie Review: Christine (2016): Oh, yeah. That guy. That could well be his brother. There's a general resemblance. According to Memory Alpha, he… Feb 9, 11:44
  • Timothy Lane on Movie Review: Christine (2016): Booker Marshall, who I think was William Marshall's brother and certainly looked a lot like him, also appeared on Star… Feb 9, 09:38