I read little details of what the bomb will do. It will make people's ears bleed in a 1 or 2 mile radius, shatter windows, cause shock attacks in a 5 mile radius. It will wipe everything within 1000 yards. So I go to twitter and the first thing I see is americans discussing what a waste of money this is, some others discussing how sean spicer is fuck job.
how do we develop a language, a syllabus, a vocabulary, a course to teach americans how to talk about others without talking about themselves? how do we teach americans at large to mourn for other people like people (including TERRORISTS)? clearly, america has so much ammunition that the best we can do is hope they don't bomb real sovereign nations to oblivion.]I am so sad and mad. idk.
ask the nerds how a MOAB would work in zelda
ask the nerds how a MOAB would work in zelda
And feel free to start a new thread
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Ask them how video games are any different from slot machines and other casino games, since they both at base are arbitrary systems of variable reward schedules meant to keep players involved as long as possible before their thinking brain or draining wallet can escape paralysis and intercede.
And feel free to start a new thread
I just can't believe the casinos haven't started doing actual video games yet
my former landlord ran some sketchy operations in town that included video gambling type machines alongside pay by the hour pc gaming, mostly fps and such. he tried to ask my legal advice about it but i wasnt touching that shit at all. a few months ago i heard about the cops raiding some places like that and arresting a bunch of people. kind of surprised he hasn't popped up in my caseload
why they don't do it in vegas and such, idk. seems like
blips n chitz dave n busters does well for itself
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Syrian army reports an isis chemical weapons Depo hit by American bombs in deir ex zor
huge if true
technocracy is adjacent to fanboyism, which explains how easily liberals transition into the latter. you see it today with Whoa look at how smart and knowledgeable this (undisclosed weapons contractor lobbyist) colonel is on MSNBC!! or it's 2007. david petreaus is a BAD ASS! he's an extremely qualified general who LITERALLY WROTE THE BOOK on counter-insurgency. he's going to clean up this whole thing lickety split! ten years later iraq is still on fire and he has to notify his parole officer when he gets on an airplane
Listened to the latest War Nerd podcast, and they're saying they think that it came from a rogue element in the SAA. This is after going through all the reasons why the attack was suspicious and why the political leadership understands that such an attack would be disadvantageous. It seems according to their source air to ground munitions is the only plausible explanation for the weapons delivery. Any thoughts?
they claim a rogue actor from the syrian arab army got ahold of chemical weapons when after multiple investigations in 2013 all chemical weapon stocks were taken out of the country by the OPCW, a UN agency. they didnt bother to explain where these new stocks came from. the pentagon claimed some were stashed away at the airbase they cruise-missiled, but less than 20 people died at a base where hundreds of syrian and russian members of the military work. so where did these weapons come from? colin powell? the OPCW itself?
What are these theories of rogue military based on, has there been any such behaviour before?
what the woman said about terrorists attacking/shooting at the buses confirmed in news report before the bomb
what she (and several other survivors said about luring children together with potato chips confirmed in video
moment of the blast itself, the blue truck which drives by is likely the bomb
Video of "rebel" Suicide attack which targeted women & children from Foua/Kafraya in Rashidin killing over 100 civilians & injured 200+ pic.twitter.com/SafuOqx5Cp— The 'Nimr' Tiger (@Souria4Syrians) April 16, 2017
apparently driven by a moderate rebel who had been released in a previous deal
This is the "moderate" suicide rebel who bombed the civilian buses of Kafria & Foua killing 118 & injuring 224! Thank you NATO! pic.twitter.com/cTK58Qj5Yf— Fares Shehabi (@ShehabiFares) April 15, 2017
the atrocity happened in on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo
the attack was in alqaeda territory and ahrar-al-sham who signed up for the exchange deal were in charge of security.
the carbomb drove up through rebel territory before the blast
200 women & girls are reported missing after the bombing; the worry is that they were kidnapped in the confusion by terrorists.
here is a still from a rebel video watching the attack from behind the trees (video is in a wapo article, they only show ~3 second clip of it)
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they were also supposed to have been evacuated in a deal made during the liberation of aleppo granting terrorists occupying aleppo safe passage to Idlib.
when the buses came to evacuate the civilians in December they were set alight and the drivers kidnapped or shot
mainstream media takes:
Rebel suicide attack kills over 100 civilians in Syria.— Lina Arabi 🇰🇵 (@LinaArabii) April 16, 2017
CNN reports "dozens of supporters of Assad" killed in a "hiccup". pic.twitter.com/hUhFsCXlW9
the day before the bombing CNN retweeted Bana's book deal 4 times.
i counted 1 tweet of theirs announcing re: the murder of 100+ children in the 1st 24 hours following the attack.
meanwhile rebel media activists, #jihadijulian and think-tank experts have as soon as the atrocity was announced been inventing multiple stories it being an attack of the syrian government
treacherous (along with Salih Muslim praising the US airstrikes against Syria last week and calling for more), but as Assad says in the latest interview the syrian gov judges by actions not by statements & they have not acted against syrian gov yet.
one thing to bear in mind: Iraqi popular mobilisation units/hashd al shaabi are also collaborating with the US regime, but with the express understanding that the americans ISIS demons are worse in the short term and they will fight the american soldiers after ISIS are exterminated if they do not leave.
i dont know if the YPG are telling different players what they want to hear for best advantage or what, but u can compare/contrast a very clear anti-imperialist line from the loudly denigrated PMU vs confusing contradictory lines from the theoretically advanced YPG.
if the YPG did decide to betray syria & the Syrian gov decided to be ruthless (which they never have been in the time i have been since following the conflict from ~2015) they would have an unbalanced dictator at their back.
on the other hand an autonomous region of syria would be a good base for launching peoples war against Turkey
"We want them back no matter what!"-Mothers of 200 Fuaa&Kafraya children abducted by 'moderate rebels'& sent to Turkey after suicide bombing pic.twitter.com/dqsbCSwm9b— M Green (@MmaGreen) April 17, 2017
this is apparently a voice recording of one of the rebels
i dunno if that can been verified, but just for reference this is one of the most popular Al Jazeera (arabic) shows.
(sorry for all the twitter links)
if they want to survive they should "betray" their "leadership". im cautiously optimistic since I figured the fake sarin attack would be a turning point letting us see where their priorities really lie and they haven't done anything extremely stupid yet. Salih can catch a hot one to the dome as far as im concerned though
he has some some ok things but continually sends contradictory messages depending on who is interviewing him
The overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad by Isis and rebel groups that are affiliated to al-Qaeda would be a calamity for the world, says the Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim.
contrast that with strong clear leadership of hassan nasrallah.
this was his response to nuclear-armed "israel" threatening a large scale attack on lebanon recently
since the USA wants so very badly to adjudicate, i propose we follow the US precedent: let him finish his second term (ending in 2028) and then retire to a life of leisure while formerly hostile elements of the US media gradually decide they actually like him after all
The new Adolf Hitler?
Why we are not wrong to compare Milosevic to Hitler
Milosevic Isn't Hitler, But . . .
good thing he was denied heart medication while imprisoned against doctors advice and died in mysterious circumstances!!
meanwhile: the families of the 200 women and girls kidnapped by rebels after the terror attack have released a statement and demands to have them returned
Statement from the families of #Fouaa and #Kafraya following the deadly opposition-led bombing that killed and wounded over 400 people:
Families hold Ahrar al Sham, #Nusra, #Qatar and #Turkey responsible for failing to protect and secure the safety of their families
For 2 days the militants procrastinated, keeping the families on the buses with little food, water and exhausted, delaying the evacuation.
In the chaos of the bombing, a large number of their relatives have been kidnapped/ gone missing and they have no news of their whereabouts
The families of #Fouaa and #Kafraya demand the following:
1- all culprits involved in the bombing be handed over the authorities in the Syrian Arab Republic
2- The transfer of the wounded (in opposition areas/ Turkey) to hospitals under the control of the Syrian Arab Republic
3- The commitment of the opposition the continuation of the agreement and completion of the evacuation of residents from #Fouaa & #Kafraya
4- Finding those who have since gone missing and have been kidnapped after this crime
5- Enforcement of international guarantees to ensure the safe evacuations of those from Fouaa and Kafraya
6- Qatar, as the guarantor of the opposition in the agreement, should pay compensation to the families for each martyr and wounded person
7- The UN Security Council to hold an emergency session in order to condemn the attack and hold those states behind the attack accountable
8- Those who accused the Syrian govt and the army of responsibility for the bombing are only trying to clear themselves of responsibility
9- To make Saturday 15th April Children's Day in the Syrian Arab Republic to commemorate those killed in the bombing
i really didnt think the West could get any lower but no politicians have condemned the attack and media has buried the story with no blame assigned (except to insinuate that its a syrian government did it to make the rebels look bad).
the moderate rapists do horrible things to women especially shia. the fear that their bodies will turn up in a massacre blamed on the government are not unfounded i think
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more from the games studies class, professor admitted sometimes she needs to go blow things up and womp on things so she plays games with tanks and guns, students agreed, nodded in sympathy.
when I feel that way I dunk a basketball
How many splinter fractions do they have?
if they witness their "moderate rebel" comrades committing terrorist acts against civilians are they just going to ignore it or what?