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by ISayMoo
October 2nd, 2019, 10:43 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?
Replies: 45
Views: 870

Re: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?

They don't always work. Try eradicating smallpox in this way.
by ISayMoo
October 2nd, 2019, 10:11 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?
Replies: 45
Views: 870

Re: You are rich, privately educated and intelligent. So why do you vote Socialist?

Any personal insights? (And if possible ones that can’t be countered with “So why don’t you get the ball rolling by giving away all your money?”) Game theory. Many social problems cannot be solved by individual action, they need collective solutions. Read Schelling. Voting Socialist is a way of for...
by ISayMoo
October 1st, 2019, 8:17 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: News from the 'Border'
Replies: 161
Views: 10561

Re: News from the 'Border'

It doesn't matter, as soon as the media says that Westminster has violated the GFA, it'll be a signal for the "hard men" to dig up their Semtex and start blowing things and people up. We're being held hostage by the terrorists, literally.
by ISayMoo
September 30th, 2019, 9:28 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Trump -- the last 100 days
Replies: 3054
Views: 102708

Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

The poor girl is being abused by everyone. In different ways by the different sides.
I am sure she knows what she's doing.
by ISayMoo
September 30th, 2019, 9:26 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 53
Views: 1547

Re: What is democracy?

Is there any left left in Europe? Except Spain, they are different.
UK has had a resurgence of left-wing activism in recent years.
by ISayMoo
September 29th, 2019, 10:01 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days
Replies: 190
Views: 10560

Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

So the issue is politicians paying large sums of money to their pals, then?
by ISayMoo
September 29th, 2019, 2:00 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Time for BREXIT FAQ
Replies: 95
Views: 8549

Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

Still, I fail to see the relevance of this for non-meat eaters. It's not like the EU poultry industry was treating the chickens much better than the US one.
by ISayMoo
September 29th, 2019, 11:57 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Time for BREXIT FAQ
Replies: 95
Views: 8549

Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

Indeed. When the insect-based cat food goes on sale in the UK, we'll run a trial.
by ISayMoo
September 29th, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 53
Views: 1547

Re: What is democracy?

Let's not argue about semantics ;-)
by ISayMoo
September 29th, 2019, 11:37 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Time for BREXIT FAQ
Replies: 95
Views: 8549

Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

I'm vegan. I don't care what kind of chicken carnivores eat.
by ISayMoo
September 29th, 2019, 11:37 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days
Replies: 190
Views: 10560

Re: Boris Johnson - the last 100 days

People compare BoJo with Trump, but IMHO a more apt comparison would be with Bill Clinton - both couldn't keep it in their pants: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7516443/American-model-Jennifer-Arcuri-told-friends-having-sexual-affair-Boris-Johnson.html
by ISayMoo
September 29th, 2019, 7:11 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 53
Views: 1547

Re: What is democracy?

You sound very bitter about it.
by ISayMoo
September 28th, 2019, 11:01 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 53
Views: 1547

Re: What is democracy?

That's a very nitsche joke.
by ISayMoo
September 28th, 2019, 7:26 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Time for BREXIT FAQ
Replies: 95
Views: 8549

Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

And, guess what, London is the most pro-Remain region of the UK. Coincidence?
by ISayMoo
September 28th, 2019, 7:25 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: What is democracy?
Replies: 53
Views: 1547

Re: What is democracy?

There's a difference between us. I know Germany and Germans, you only read newspapers. Didn't your mom tell ya newspapers lie? Mr Cuchulainn still doesn't know it.
I also know Germany and Germans.
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