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Forum: Politics 16th October 2014, 17:04
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
So, basically, you are playing the...

So, basically, you are playing the no-true-Scotsman card, very much running along tenancy lines - your way or the highway, as if only your opinion, and those who share it, hold some sacred objective...
Forum: Politics 16th October 2014, 16:08
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
So, put simply, in your view, with the exception...

So, put simply, in your view, with the exception of a small cadre of factions, there were no 'true' communists between 1937-1945 in Britain. Because virtually all of them supported the Allies -...
Forum: Literature & Films 16th October 2014, 09:12
Replies: 34
Views: 1,221
Posted By Invader Zim
I know a little bit about this from a little...

I know a little bit about this from a little cursary research (I'm thinking about starting a little project on the history of the gaming industry), and one of the things I've been think about is the...
Forum: Politics 16th October 2014, 08:07
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
Ha: Me: "Communists, and large numbers of...

Ha:

Me: "Communists, and large numbers of them, did back the Western powers both in 1939 and then in even greater numbers after 1941 - unless you [870] are going to play a no-true-Scotsman...
Forum: Politics 15th October 2014, 16:00
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
No, what you've done is attempt to play it down,...

No, what you've done is attempt to play it down, dismiss its extent, and generally qualify mass rape, because you confuse anti-imperialism with tacit approval and apologia for the worst kind of...
Forum: Politics 15th October 2014, 09:41
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
Except, as others have noted, ISIS have made no...

Except, as others have noted, ISIS have made no secret of these crimes and indeed reveled in them on various social media outlets.



Well, actually we do, because of the widespread reporting...
Forum: Politics 14th October 2014, 11:08
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
No, I understand the "point" you are trying to...

No, I understand the "point" you are trying to make perfectly - I just don't accept it, because it's bollocks. The suggestion that the Obama administration, like any other democratic government in...
Forum: Politics 14th October 2014, 10:48
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
Unless you are suggesting that the British and US...

Unless you are suggesting that the British and US governments control media organisations, such as Al Jazeera, then no.
Forum: Politics 13th October 2014, 09:11
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
Of course, one could make the same point of any...

Of course, one could make the same point of any accusation of attrocity both historical and contemporary - as indeed Stalinists and neo-Nazis continue to do. However, the difference between the...
Forum: Politics 12th October 2014, 18:29
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
Yes, and no-where do I say: "The US is...

Yes, and no-where do I say:

"The US is bombing ISIS targets because the government is concerned about [my emphasis] genocide and saving the lives of its poor, helpless victims"

I said that the...
Forum: Politics 12th October 2014, 16:53
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
I guess all those victims must be lying. I didn't...

I guess all those victims must be lying. I didn't get the memo that said that people who have been raped and brutalised are to be ignored or treated with mistrust.



The US has always been...
Forum: Politics 12th October 2014, 15:34
Replies: 305
Views: 9,080
Posted By Invader Zim
What are you not convinced by? The fact that...

What are you not convinced by? The fact that there is a campaign of ethnic and religious cleansing occuring in ISIS occupied zones? Are you attempting that this is quantitavely and qualitatively...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 28th September 2014, 09:16
Replies: 156
Views: 5,989
Posted By Invader Zim
You're an apologist for rapists.

You're an apologist for rapists.
Forum: Politics 24th September 2014, 19:17
Replies: 59
Views: 2,225
Posted By Invader Zim
It is. People who arguw for the death penalty are...

It is. People who arguw for the death penalty are reactionary morons decades, if not centuries, out of date. Any criminal justice system built on punative retribution is destined to fail and any one...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 14th September 2014, 19:19
Replies: 156
Views: 5,989
Posted By Invader Zim
Your understanding is wrong. While the...

Your understanding is wrong. While the victimisation of women by allied troops was shockingly high, it remained significantly lower than historians have come to believe occured on the Eastern Front.
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 20th August 2014, 17:58
Replies: 254
Views: 13,294
Posted By Invader Zim
You're right, it is a paraphrase of Thomson's...

You're right, it is a paraphrase of Thomson's allegory, and the central thesis of that essay is absolutely right - the 'personhood' of the fetus is irrelevant, because society deems that the right to...
Forum: Literature & Films 20th August 2014, 11:03
Replies: 151
Views: 8,808
Posted By Invader Zim
So, you've selected a TV series as opposed to a...

So, you've selected a TV series as opposed to a film... And, 1973 film The Day of the Jackal is the Citizen Kane of assassin films. It really is that good and would be a worthy addition to the list....
Forum: Mutual Aid & DIY 20th August 2014, 02:56
Replies: 128
Views: 19,292
Posted By Invader Zim
How many times must this embarrassing thread be...

How many times must this embarrassing thread be necroed?
Forum: Politics 14th August 2014, 17:36
Replies: 25
Views: 1,164
Posted By Invader Zim
because He/She is a zionist and intent on...

because He/She is a zionist and intent on labelling anybody who does not agree with his/her stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict as an anti-semite.
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 14th August 2014, 17:24
Replies: 73
Views: 4,608
Posted By Invader Zim
Meanwhile, back in reality, Likud are reaping...

Meanwhile, back in reality, Likud are reaping political benefit in the wake of the extreme violence being meted out to the Palestinian population in Gaza:
...
Forum: Politics 14th August 2014, 14:01
Replies: 25
Views: 1,164
Posted By Invader Zim
And what has any of that got to do with what I...

And what has any of that got to do with what I posted? You said, wrongly, that Galloway asserted that he "does not debate with Jews". That is not true. I corrected you. Now you bring up the idea of...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 14th August 2014, 05:06
Replies: 73
Views: 4,608
Posted By Invader Zim
No...

No (http://mondoweiss.net/2014/07/international-collective-punishment.html), it isn't.



Nobody has suggested any such thing. However, what is true is that one of the reasons that Likud, which...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 14th August 2014, 03:33
Replies: 182
Views: 5,227
Posted By Invader Zim
Of course, the problem being that Israel has a...

Of course, the problem being that Israel has a massive monopoly on force in the region because it is militarily and financially backed by the US and various Western European countries. Hamas, and...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 14th August 2014, 03:22
Replies: 73
Views: 4,608
Posted By Invader Zim
What nonsense. Dean, rightly pointed out that...

What nonsense. Dean, rightly pointed out that Israeli policy as regards Palestine is both illegal yet enjoys popular support from among the Israeli electorate. Your attempt to link the noting of...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 10th August 2014, 12:30
Replies: 73
Views: 4,608
Posted By Invader Zim
Wait, so, contrary to the opening lines, it turns...

Wait, so, contrary to the opening lines, it turns out that Israel can't actually do anything it wants because it is beholden to world opinion?

This is also nonsensical, because whether or not...
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