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by Tunnelcat
Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Fleeing a 'socialist utopia.'
Replies: 14
Views: 131

Re: Fleeing a 'socialist utopia.'

But yeah, market economy's the only way to go, even countries like China were smart to realize this before it was too late. IMO any kind of ideocracy is a horrible mistake and a plight upon the citizens, be it a communist dictatorship or a religious state. But what China has is a essentially an eco...
by Tunnelcat
Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Atheist self-destruct?
Replies: 8
Views: 97

Re: Atheist self-destruct?

A fascist is a follower of a political philosophy characterized by authoritarian views and a strong central government — and no tolerance for opposing opinions. No NS, you're not correct and using a definition to call someone a name still doesn't get a pass. Now slick can correct me if I'm wrong, b...
by Tunnelcat
Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Atheist self-destruct?
Replies: 8
Views: 97

Re: Atheist self-destruct?

callmeslick wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:16 am
Thanksgiving Day, and THREE freaking hate posts out of the fascist corner of the DBB. Lovely. The rest of you, the normal types, have a great Thanksgiving. Back to cooking, here!
Perfect time to bring on a turkey and stuffing tryptophan induced coma right about now. :mrgreen:
by Tunnelcat
Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: A funny little gem...
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: A funny little gem...

Replacing "Redneck" with "Christian" would be a better substitution for this particular clip, at least in this country, so this one isn't going anywhere good. :wink:
by Tunnelcat
Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Fleeing a 'socialist utopia.'
Replies: 14
Views: 131

Re: Fleeing a 'socialist utopia.'

I'd like to ask NS, what's so good about pure Capitalism, at least the version we're running with in the U.S. right now?
by Tunnelcat
Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Fleeing a 'socialist utopia.'
Replies: 14
Views: 131

Re: Fleeing a 'socialist utopia.'

Mmmm...perhaps Venezuela? Cuba? Dictatorships, the both of them. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/global-opinions/wp/2016/10/21/its-official-venezuela-is-a-dictatorship/?utm_term=.232d4c0c4aaf http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-perspec-cuba-venezuela-dictator-castro-0905-st...
by Tunnelcat
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: This Bannon fella is a genius
Replies: 19
Views: 334

Re: This Bannon fella is a genius

Now we know where Trump stands. He'd rather see an accused pedophile Republican, Roy Moore, elected to the Senate than a Democrat. What a twisted sense of morality. Tribalism over values.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/21/politics/ ... index.html
by Tunnelcat
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Trump making America great
Replies: 22
Views: 333

Re: Trump making America great

And this is a good spot to bring up Trump's and the Republican's little tax cut plan and who those cuts really benefit, the wealthy and the corporations. Neither plan will really benefit me except for the increase in the exemption. But almost every state that has higher local taxes, under EITHER pla...
by Tunnelcat
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: The BIG LIST...
Replies: 4
Views: 66

Re: The BIG LIST...

Plus the first brave one to come forward that was thoroughly run through the mud after she accused a powerful man of sexual harassment years ago. Anita Hill. There's also a new one against Franken. He's accused of a little behind the scenes butt grabbing while a father was taking this photo of his d...
by Tunnelcat
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Trump making America great
Replies: 22
Views: 333

Re: Trump making America great

And the national debt is now entering astronomical levels thanks to the Republicans, their tax cuts and their great leader, Donald J. Trump. Plus, I'm willing to bet that the Senate will scrub out the House repeal of the Obamacare Mandate in their version of the tax cut bill, for just that reason. T...
by Tunnelcat
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: This Bannon fella is a genius
Replies: 19
Views: 334

Re: This Bannon fella is a genius

Jennifer Flowers An extramarital affair is one thing. What do you (or anyone else) think about Juanita Broaddrick's accusation that Bill Clinton raped her? I'm inclined to believe her. She had no reason to make this stuff up. It was insulting enough to get her sordid story and situation drug throug...
by Tunnelcat
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Moral Consistency
Replies: 10
Views: 122

Re: Moral Consistency

It is amazing to me how many men that find themselves in a position of power want to force women to have sex with them. Can't get them in the sack willingly? The problem is, most of them get away with it, or think that they can get away with it. What's the first thing that happens when some woman m...
by Tunnelcat
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Image Dump MEGATHREAD.
Replies: 279
Views: 7932

Re: Image Dump MEGATHREAD.

Yeah, I wonder if that was someone's idea of an insider joke. Supposedly, those were the first bills to have his signature printed on them. They could've just as easily started with $100 bills. At least I won't feel so bad when I burn a new $1 bill with his signature on it just to protest his person...
by Tunnelcat
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: How Many Coders Does It Take to Turn On a Lightbulb?
Replies: 8
Views: 171

Re: How Many Coders Does It Take to Turn On a Lightbulb?

The fact that we're throwing always-on Internet connections in goddamn refrigerators of all things gives me serious pause. I mean that one Samsung model has a massive touchscreen display on the front that shows you a camera feed of what's inside. Instead of, y'know, opening the door. I agree, it's ...
by Tunnelcat
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: How Many Coders Does It Take to Turn On a Lightbulb?
Replies: 8
Views: 171

Re: How Many Coders Does It Take to Turn On a Lightbulb?

I've seen these Phillips Hue smart WiFi lights in Home Depot for sale. They obviously can be hacked. :lol:

by Tunnelcat
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?
Replies: 14
Views: 207

Re: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

As humans, aren't we all a little tribal? Don't most whites see themselves are part of a white European tribe, either consciously or subconsciously? So by extension, doesn't any tribe usually get blamed for the sins of the whole tribe, even past sins, especially if some reminder of that past sin kee...
by Tunnelcat
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: This Bannon fella is a genius
Replies: 19
Views: 334

Re: This Bannon fella is a genius

Here's a thought. If Bible thumpers in Alabama are going to use the Joseph and Mary defense of Roy Moore, aren't they a little confused? I thought that Jesus was conceived through immaculate conception and was not the prodigy of actual human intercourse? If that's the case, maybe Joseph and Mary nev...
by Tunnelcat
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Moral Consistency
Replies: 10
Views: 122

Re: Moral Consistency

Now here's the thing. If Roy Moore doesn't quit the race and actually gets elected by a bunch of hypocrite pedophilia-ignoring voters in Alabama and actually gets seated in the Senate and is then NOT removed by the other Senators, I say Franken should stay. So I hope Franken waits before he makes a ...
by Tunnelcat
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: How Many Coders Does It Take to Turn On a Lightbulb?
Replies: 8
Views: 171

Re: How Many Coders Does It Take to Turn On a Lightbulb?

I've got a track light system that's using LED fixtures. Even though the lights are not connected to the net in any way and they're not smart LED's, they still have a slight hesitation before going on after hitting the switch. I'm guessing the electronic LED drivers have to think for a second about ...
by Tunnelcat
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Image Dump MEGATHREAD.
Replies: 279
Views: 7932

Re: Image Dump MEGATHREAD.

"Only way this could be worse would be if Linton and Mnuchin were lighting cigars with flaming dollar bills." http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-mnuchin-money-internet-mockery-20171116-story.html https://pixel.nymag.com/imgs/daily/intelligencer/2017/11/15/15-mnuchin-linton-money.nocrop.w...
by Tunnelcat
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Finally Descent 3 and D2X-XL in 3d Vision Nvidia
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: Finally Descent 3 and D2X-XL in 3d Vision Nvidia

Hmmm. I still own an old copy of Descent 3 and I have an Nvidia card. Sounds interesting enough to reinstall and get the glasses.
by Tunnelcat
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Moral Consistency
Replies: 10
Views: 122

Re: Moral Consistency

Sadly, I have to agree. But at least he had the temerity to apologize to his accuser for his past behavior and she accepted it. Another recent one has shocked me as well. Say it ain't so Sulu. :(

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/11/entertain ... index.html
by Tunnelcat
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?
Replies: 14
Views: 207

Re: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

Wow, TC...you are worse than that guy TigerAssault when it comes to understanding what someone is trying to say. But he had an excuse because he was from another country...what the hell is your excuse. No, I'm not trying to justify racism by claiming racial guilt, you are the one trying to tie me i...
by Tunnelcat
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?
Replies: 14
Views: 207

Re: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

So what? It doesn't matter what the Arabs did. One evil doesn't justify another. What matters is what the people of THIS country, white Europeans, did to the ancestors of the African Americans who were forced to come here as slaves. That stain is ours and ours alone. If you want to sit there and jus...
by Tunnelcat
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?
Replies: 14
Views: 207

Re: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

It's kind of a sad state of affairs, but as long as large groups of whites keep throwing this kind of hateful stuff around, long after we fought to end Fascism in WWII and long after the passage of the Civil Rights Movement, I don't blame Blacks, Latinos or Jews for not even wanting their children ...
by Tunnelcat
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?
Replies: 14
Views: 207

Re: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

I guess we have a chicken and egg thing going. Who stops being racist first? The White guys who walk around in a mob with torches and/or white hoods yelling anti-Semitic, anti-immigrant or racist words while throwing Nazi salutes, or all those who're not white or not Christian watching that theater ...
by Tunnelcat
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?
Replies: 14
Views: 207

Re: Can My Children Be Friends With White People?

It's kind of a sad state of affairs, but as long as large groups of whites keep throwing this kind of hateful stuff around, long after we fought to end Fascism in WWII and long after the passage of the Civil Rights Movement, I don't blame Blacks, Latinos or Jews for not even wanting their children t...
by Tunnelcat
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: This Bannon fella is a genius
Replies: 19
Views: 334

Re: This Bannon fella is a genius

If you can't see the connection slick, you'll never understand why the Republican base was willing to overlook some similar sexual impropriety and elect a womanizing prick like Trump. The Democratic Party should've severed all connections to the Clintons, and Hillary, right after his little loss of ...
by Tunnelcat
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Boycott the National Felons' League
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: Boycott the National Felons' League

Nightshade wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:07 pm
I'm basically on perma-boycott anyway. I stopped watching spectator sports as soon as I matured past the age of 15. :P

It's all garbage anyway.
I only watch my local college team myself, but this year it's hard to stomach. They pretty much suck at football playing right now. :roll:
by Tunnelcat
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: DBB Feedback Forum
Topic: Board update.
Replies: 18
Views: 425

Re: Board update.

Quit rearranging the furniture. I was just getting settled into the new digs. :P
by Tunnelcat
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Out of the Twilight Zone...
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Out of the Twilight Zone...

George Santayana wrote:"Those who forget history are condemned to repeat it."
I've come up with another of my own. "Those who willfully ignore history only desire to remake the past in a way that favors themselves."
by Tunnelcat
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: This Bannon fella is a genius
Replies: 19
Views: 334

Re: This Bannon fella is a genius

Don't get your unders in a bunch slick. I'm in no way accusing Bill Clinton having anything to do sexually with underage girls. I AM pretty much saying Bill Clinton gave us Donald Trump. What Bill Clinton did was to make sexual impropriety and accuser bashing an OK practice, something that party-lin...
by Tunnelcat
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Image Dump MEGATHREAD.
Replies: 279
Views: 7932

Re: Image Dump MEGATHREAD.

Image
by Tunnelcat
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: Boycott the National Felons' League
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: Boycott the National Felons' League

You know NS, the more you patriot-types whine about it, the more they're going to do it just to tick you off. It becomes entertainment after a while. The lesson here is that ignoring a bunch of protesters is probably the quickest way to stop said protesting. :wink:
by Tunnelcat
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: This Bannon fella is a genius
Replies: 19
Views: 334

Re: This Bannon fella is a genius

Yeah, I know. But I just couldn't believe that most religious Alabamans would actually hold their noses and take the bait, hook, line and sinker and actually defend this bastard (even though most of those hoity toity pompous religious people openly reviled all those Hollywood elites caught doing sim...
by Tunnelcat
Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Ethics and Commentary
Topic: This Bannon fella is a genius
Replies: 19
Views: 334

Re: This Bannon fella is a genius

Oh my God! The Alabama GOP and Moore ARE going down the Biblical route. They're calling it the "Mary and Joseph did it" defense for explaining the legality of Moore's little pedophilia incidents years ago. I'm willing to bet that the average male in the U.S. would be scorned and promptly tossed in j...
by Tunnelcat
Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: DBB Feedback Forum
Topic: Board update.
Replies: 18
Views: 425

Re: Board update.

Looks even better. Thanks Krom. But now I have to get used to the new look and where all the controls are now. :mrgreen: