GuruMick comments

Posted in: IMF says Argentine austerity should not hurt the poor See in context

Should be "mid 1980''s ".....

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Posted in: IMF says Argentine austerity should not hurt the poor See in context

In the mid 880's Argentina just defaulted on international debts.

The world kept turning.

How much did taxpayers bail out banks in the GFC ?

Probably more than Argentina getting now.

Argentina at the start of the 20th Century was a very prosperous nation.

Had decades of USA CIA installed Military Fascists" governing " from the 60' until the Falkland war.

Any shift to the right in politics in this nation should be a concern

0 ( +1 / -1 )

Posted in: Netanyahu says cease-fire deal would only delay 'somewhat' an Israeli military offensive in Rafah See in context

and because it is important...Brazilians DO NOT hate Jews as some person said.

Rainy weather maybe...but not Jews.

Pretty racially /religious tolerant country.

2 ( +4 / -2 )

Posted in: Netanyahu says cease-fire deal would only delay 'somewhat' an Israeli military offensive in Rafah See in context

"terrorist summer camps "....ROFLMAO.

Gold !

Israel has compulsory military service.

Who do you think is the enemy for Israeli servicemen and women ?

Just heard a deranged Israeli woman ranting about Hamas and Palestinians ....."they wear flip flops " she said.

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Posted in: Netanyahu says cease-fire deal would only delay 'somewhat' an Israeli military offensive in Rafah See in context

""The decapitated babies story wont die "!!!

2 ( +4 / -2 )

Posted in: Netanyahu says cease-fire deal would only delay 'somewhat' an Israeli military offensive in Rafah See in context

In psychology there is a thing called ""the compass of shame "" and it a "compass like " graph showing the different responses people have to avoid feeling shame.

Attack others is a classic response of avoidance.

We see it on a national scale with Israel .

The UN finds a plausible case for the ongoing genocide of Palestinians.

Israel finds the UNRWA is infiltrated with Hamas.

South Africa brings actions to the UN.

Israel drags out racist tropes about that country.

Brasil's Pres. rips into Israel.

Posters here, encouraged by Israel lobby maybe, lob weird claims about Brasil and Nazi's.

Israel disinformation has been rightly ridiculed.

The Hamas calendar, {just a calendar },ect.

My personal fave was the "Hamas bunker " with weapons neatly stored as if in an IKEA photo shoot.

AI generated images of guns with barrels at the front and back of the weapon {possibly an idea worthy of examination but not in use today " }and the gun with two barrels and two ammo clips.

Yes...propaganda is the main weapon of choice for Israel but it''s application is woeful

6 ( +8 / -2 )

Posted in: Netanyahu says cease-fire deal would only delay 'somewhat' an Israeli military offensive in Rafah See in context

U S Reamer again with a good post.

2 ( +7 / -5 )

Posted in: A pacemaker for the brain helped a woman with crippling depression. It may soon offer hope to others See in context

SSRI theory now much discounted....and drugs like Pail have a severe "discontinuation syndrome ""...google ""Paxil Progress "" for an insight into individual struggles.

I remember in the 70's and 80s' "ECT " or electro convulsive therapy was commonly used...I used to revive patients post procedure.

Bizarre thing...a "telephone like " attachment was placed on the temple and a large electric shock administered.

The procedure described in the article seems like more of the same...all about the electricity ...probably not.

My sympathy to all sufferers , depression is a life long MONGREL DISEASE...that one has to learn to accept.

4 ( +5 / -1 )

Posted in: Elderly driver hits 2 pedestrians, killing one, near Nara temple See in context

This problem not going away...better find solutions...the tech. is probably available.

6 ( +7 / -1 )

Posted in: Netanyahu says cease-fire deal would only delay 'somewhat' an Israeli military offensive in Rafah See in context

Netanyahu enjoying inflicting suffering.

6 ( +10 / -4 )

Posted in: Japan diversifying seafood export destinations after China ban See in context

I'm a little conflicted....could the downturn be a respite for fish stocks ?

And google "fake scallops "...since when did scallops need "processing "?

-1 ( +3 / -4 )

Posted in: What did you do in your down time before cell phones were common (if you are old enough to remember)? See in context

Studying to join the Priesthood

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Posted in: Your heart changes in size and shape with exercise – this can lead to heart problems for some athletes and gym rats See in context

So I will now blame my heart problems on...ahem...being an athlete.

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Posted in: Israel signals progress in Gaza truce talks; Palestinians see little movement See in context

Any airports in Judea or Sumaria?

I'm keen to visit an imaginary place.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Posted in: Israel signals progress in Gaza truce talks; Palestinians see little movement See in context

The Kuwait "expels " claim is too complex for a throwaway line to falsely assert some agenda or bias.

Happened post Operation Desert Storm.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Posted in: Israel signals progress in Gaza truce talks; Palestinians see little movement See in context

Genocide includes expulsion.

Why did the IDF destroy Gaza University and loot the archeological Museum next door ?

Probably to seek to extinguish claims of early Palestinian society.

Imperial Roman era named the area Palestini....

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Posted in: Brazil's president accuses Israel of committing genocide in Gaza, doubling down after earlier uproar See in context

I say 30,000 deaths...Ziballa says 29,600 deaths ""refutes " my statement.

Lord give me strength.......

0 ( +1 / -1 )

Posted in: Brazil's president accuses Israel of committing genocide in Gaza, doubling down after earlier uproar See in context

How did "blacks " get to Brazil.?

Ah...maybe slavery .

Most Brazilians have some African identity.

Nice country...spent 3 months there for the Carnaval period.

I could'nt Samba to save my life though.

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Posted in: Brazil's president accuses Israel of committing genocide in Gaza, doubling down after earlier uproar See in context

120,000 Jews in Brazil according to the Brazil Jewish Society.

Not a small number. More than 2000 eh Zibella ?

Calls of an "anti Semitic trope " itself a "trope."

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Posted in: Brazil's president accuses Israel of committing genocide in Gaza, doubling down after earlier uproar See in context

Israeli intel confirms Gaza health ministry stats 'reliable' (newarab.com)

This news story references Yuval Abraham on X and Hebrew Language website "Local Call "

It says Israel Intel relying on civilian death numbers from Gaza Health Ministry.

Death figure is around 30,000.

Less denial please.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

Posted in: Biden administration restores Trump-rescinded policy on illegitimacy of Israeli settlements See in context

Netanyahu's plan post war includes the right for IDF and other security to enter Gazza whenever they decide.

And he wants Arab states to pay for the destruction Israel caused in Gazza.

But only Arab states Israel approves of.

Could be tricky....most Arab states dont recognise Israel.

Israel not recognised by most Muslim countries with Malaysia , for example, blocking Israeli entry .

Trump offered Indonesia $1 billion in "aid " if it would recognise Israel. .....Nope.

Israel can improve it's international standing by dropping it's belligerence and negotiating a partial return of the lands it basically stole post 1948.

9 ( +9 / -0 )

Posted in: Biden administration restores Trump-rescinded policy on illegitimacy of Israeli settlements See in context

I support the "right of return " of refugees expelled or disenfranchised from their lands when Israel was formed Netanyahu has put a proposal to his Cabinet that basically is a "status quo "" position with a heavier security over lord..

Palestinian people have rights and have the same aspirations of any other people.

6 ( +7 / -1 )

Posted in: Biden administration restores Trump-rescinded policy on illegitimacy of Israeli settlements See in context

Good news from the USA and I note most western nations that support Israel are also in support of a Palestinian state.

UK in the Hague the latest to express this.

Problem is Netanyahu and his crazy cabinet.

Opposing views to a 2 state solution now sounding desperate ....time to break out the "anti Semitic" slur maybe ?

6 ( +7 / -1 )

Posted in: Israeli strikes in Gaza kill 48 as fears mount over humanitarian crisis and West Bank violence See in context

And Hamas no longer has "genocide of Jews written in their charter ", if they ever did .

They have a revised charter that allows a 2 state solution....google "Hamas Charter "

Hamas does oppose Zionist expansionism in Arab lands though.

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Posted in: Israeli strikes in Gaza kill 48 as fears mount over humanitarian crisis and West Bank violence See in context

The "with us or against us " argument is a minimization of complex facts.

I'll leave determinations of "genocide " to lawyers in the Hague.

"Proportionality " in "defending itself " is also a term in laws of warefare.

This too being considered in the Court, but I note many hard Israeli supporting nations including Australia, UK and USA are saying the Israeli response has gone too far.

Israel is a "settler state " project facing the problem of what do with the native Arab population.

It is not right that Israel and Jewish interests are seen as privileged over others.

Israel will have to take off its perpetual angry face and negotiate.

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Posted in: Israeli strikes in Gaza kill 48 as fears mount over humanitarian crisis and West Bank violence See in context

I dont think Hamas displaced anyone in Gaza....its the actions of the IDF.

And the numbers greatly exceed 100,000....more than 10 times that number actually

And Hamas fights on.

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Posted in: Japan considers $32 mil in additional humanitarian aid to Gaza See in context

Bone...$445 per year is less than $10 per week.

At present single eggs in Gaza cost $3

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Posted in: Israeli strikes in Gaza kill 48 as fears mount over humanitarian crisis and West Bank violence See in context

48 deaths does not equal 48 dead terrorists.

It's not a computer game.

4 ( +7 / -3 )

Posted in: Israeli strikes in Gaza kill 48 as fears mount over humanitarian crisis and West Bank violence See in context

50 or so countries at the ICJ lining up to level accusations at Israel, including genocide.

Other posters suggesting the "west " supported Israel and Arab states remained silent.

No...that's a wrong observation.

-3 ( +2 / -5 )

Posted in: The Japanese look at the West and see that mass immigration is hardly helping ailing economies like Britain, France, and Germany. Japan's national cohesion also makes for a very liveable and safe country, unlike Germany or the UK. See in context

Can someone define "mass immigration " and show how, say in the UK, the rate of immigration could meet the definition.

My experience is that many people see anyone different as an immigrant no matter how long the person has resided or even how many generations have been living in a place.

0 ( +3 / -3 )

Recent Comments

Popular

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites


©2024 GPlusMedia Inc.