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by Chalkperson
Sat Dec 19, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Islamic State - militarily weak?
Replies: 37
Views: 6645

Re: Islamic State - militarily weak?

There doesn't seem to be much interest here in the actual military situation in the Middle East. To my surprise, only 20 members other than me have read this thread until now. Instead there's been a lot of kvetching that President Obama hasn't waved some kind of magic wand to make the Islamic State...
by Chalkperson
Sat Dec 12, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 5910

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

You know what? I've given this some thought, and maybe I've over done it with the number of new threads started in the last few months. I pledge to significantly back off the number of new threads I start going forward. Is that reasonable? I think so. That's acceptable, and what I have asked you to...
by Chalkperson
Sat Dec 12, 2015 12:30 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 5910

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

Just listen to Trump for the answers to your rhetorical questions. He did not call for a ban on admitting "radical Muslims" to this country. He did not call for a ban on admitting Muslims with ties to terrorist organizations from entering this country. He called for a ban on admitting ALL Muslims t...
by Chalkperson
Sat Dec 12, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....
Replies: 31
Views: 5910

Re: Dispelling the ‘Few Extremists’ Myth....

No further discussion. You have been warned. So now you're threatening to request me being thrown out over this? It's only your opinion that it is purely anti-Muslim propaganda. I don't think it is; moreover, I could argue it's effectively propaganda to deny or supress such evidence and be held to ...
by Chalkperson
Sat Dec 12, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 11071

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

I ridicule you, that's very true, but I feel you insult our intelligence a lot of the time and rightfully deserve all you get I virtually never directly insult anyone. I simply point out very cleverly that those you support and vote for are insulting you and your intelligence. Like on a regular ong...
by Chalkperson
Mon Dec 07, 2015 4:13 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 11071

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

Look, I know -- this is a liberal dominated board. I provide the (unwanted) balance. I am overtly insulted here all the time, and it's allowed by the moderator, where as if I or another conservative did it, I'd be banned. I'm not complaining -- just pointing it out. It doesn't bother me that I'm ou...
by Chalkperson
Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:17 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 11071

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

Chalkie, I'm sure that's not so. Nobody who reads threads in the Corner Pub could fail to see that in CMG, rwetmore is a lone conservative voice crying in the wilderness, surrounded by liberals who constantly rebut him and sometimes insult him. If anything reflects badly on CMG, I'm afraid it's not...
by Chalkperson
Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:05 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Who is the dumb one?
Replies: 3
Views: 1462

Re: Who is the dumb one?

If climate change brings the catastrophic effects that have been predicted - rising sea levels wiping out coastal cities and inhabited islands, rising temperatures causing droughts and famines, etc. etc., then indeed climate change is a greater threat to us all than every terrorist in the world. It...
by Chalkperson
Fri Dec 04, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migra

ISIS Brags About Exploiting Refugee Program to Send “Sleeper Cells” to Europe Manifesto reveals agenda to create Muslim "no go zones" in western cities as bases to launch more attacks http://www.infowars.com/isis-brags-about-exploiting-refugee-program-to-send-sleeper-cells-to-europe/ THESE ARE ISIS...
by Chalkperson
Fri Dec 04, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Despicable Trump Behavior
Replies: 66
Views: 11071

Re: More Despicable Trump Behavior

Randall, to suggest you are clutching at straws is an understatement.

I repeat my opinion that your non stop posting of dubious stories reflects badly on the board as a whole, you make us look like bunch of right wing nutcases, with Aunty Lynn gone you are the last man standing.
by Chalkperson
Fri Dec 04, 2015 11:12 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: More Than 179,000 Criminal Illegal Immigrants Roaming Free..
Replies: 3
Views: 1201

Re: More Than 179,000 Criminal Illegal Immigrants Roaming Fr

why you think anyone here is interested in this is beyond me, you just look even more foolish than usual. IMHO of course
by Chalkperson
Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 109700

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

BTW, after this latest thing with the media claiming he wanted to register all Muslims into a database, I'm now officially all in for Trump. I was pretty close already, but this sealed the deal and tells me all I need to know. He never said or implied anything of the sort...it was completely made u...
by Chalkperson
Mon Nov 23, 2015 1:18 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migra

Len, please remove the photo you published from Facebook. see the above post. Thx Chalkie I did it but reluctantly-I hate showing any signs of weakness to one such as this big braggart who insults people at will. Okay I admit I wasn't even sure how to delete that photo--I think I accomplished it! R...
by Chalkperson
Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migra

Len, please remove the photo you published from Facebook.

see the above post.

Thx
by Chalkperson
Sun Nov 22, 2015 1:30 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migra

Should I change the title again to read "One of the PARIS TERRORISTS was a Syrian Migrant"? Would it be possible to just call it. "The Paris Terrorist Attacks" If so it could last a long time, Corlyss often merged threads for archival purposes, or edited Thread Titles for clarity. One long Thread i...
by Chalkperson
Sun Nov 22, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migra

Went to work today. No problems - great, in fact. But nobody there has ever heard of lenny...guess he will have to live out his unremarkable life in well-deserved oblivion... BTW, Cyberstalking is a criminal offense that can land your sorry aspidistra in jail... I would hardly call Lenny's life unr...
by Chalkperson
Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migra

Unmasking members and posting personal information and photographs is treading the thin line that separates talking from stalking her, Lenny.

Irrespective of the conversations between the pair of you there is no justification for doing this.

At least in my opinion there isn't.
by Chalkperson
Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:34 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

Here is Trump's first press conference after the Paris attacks. He answers a ton of questions from the media on what he would specifically do to combat and defeat ISIS, and other related things: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBNKRfT6F84 I agree with everything he says in this press conference. He...
by Chalkperson
Fri Nov 20, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

Here is Trump's first press conference after the Paris attacks. He answers a ton of questions from the media on what he would specifically do to combat and defeat ISIS, and other related things: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBNKRfT6F84 I agree with everything he says in this press conference. He...
by Chalkperson
Fri Nov 20, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migra

Mind you, I think the overwhelming majority, i.e. like 99% or more, are not ISIS. Glad you finally changed the thread title-Obama has for the most part kept our soldiers boots off the ground-he recognizes what the pitfalls are we could get tied down in-too bad Bush the son didn't get it right like ...
by Chalkperson
Thu Nov 19, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

"PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants..." Never let facts get in the way when the you have an axe to grind, eh? I asked Randall to change this misleading title, he refused. so, on your behalf I will ask again. Dear Randall, Please open your original post, click Edit Post, then create factual title...
by Chalkperson
Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:28 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

What specifically is he doing to fight this enemy? I'm not saying I have all the answers, but Obama doesn't seem to be doing much. He seems more concerned about global warming and establishing his legacy, and this is just a big annoyance getting in the way of those things. OK Randall, instead of po...
by Chalkperson
Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

It appears that none of the Terrorists were actually from Syria, they were all European Nationals. This seems to be the main Thread on the horrors of last Friday. Would Randall care to think of a better Thread title? One that is factual? Like 'Paris Terrorist Attacks.' Go to the opening post, click ...
by Chalkperson
Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

Steve Jobs biological father was a Syrian immigrant..

Shove that in your Repblican pipe and smoke it Randall.

Your mob sicken me to my stomach.
by Chalkperson
Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

The bottom line though is Obama is in way over his head and doesn't know what he's doing. This is a very, very, VERY precarious situation. I can tell you right now that if there are attacks in this country from just one ISIS member who is found to have come here as a Syrian migrant, all hell will b...
by Chalkperson
Mon Nov 16, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

we have ISIS telling us that they are in the process of using the migration as means to infiltrate the West with their members Can you give a source for that? I haven't read it myself, and it seems odd that they would give away such a strategy since terrorism to succeed depends on catching the vict...
by Chalkperson
Mon Nov 16, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

I just 'red' that the Governors of Texas and Alabama are as cowardly and racist as dear Randall. They are refusing refugees. Just like those who tried to refuse entry to the Jews as Hitler rose to power. Shame they don't have the legal authority to do that. I hope NJ resettles them all on Randall's...
by Chalkperson
Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

I just 'red' that the Governors of Texas and Alabama are as cowardly and racist as dear Randall. They are refusing refugees. Just like those who tried to refuse entry to the Jews as Hitler rose to power. Shame they don't have the legal authority to do that. I hope NJ resettles them all on Randall's ...
by Chalkperson
Sun Nov 15, 2015 12:39 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

This is why we should not take any of these people into this country: http://news.yahoo.com/two-men-linked-paris-attacks-registered-migrants-greece-195255102.html Obama wants to take in a few hundred thousand Syrian refugees. And Trump is lambasted for frequently saying 'our leaders are stupid', an...
by Chalkperson
Sun Nov 15, 2015 2:03 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

This is why we should not take any of these people into this country: http://news.yahoo.com/two-men-linked-paris-attacks-registered-migrants-greece-195255102.html Obama wants to take in a few hundred thousand Syrian refugees. And Trump is lambasted for frequently saying 'our leaders are stupid', an...
by Chalkperson
Sat Nov 14, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: One of the PARIS TERRORISTS may have been a Syrian Migrant..
Replies: 134
Views: 37477

Re: PARIS TERRORISTS were Syrian Migrants...

This is why we should not take any of these people into this country: http://news.yahoo.com/two-men-linked-paris-attacks-registered-migrants-greece-195255102.html Obama wants to take in a few hundred thousand Syrian refugees. And Trump is lambasted for frequently saying 'our leaders are stupid', an...
by Chalkperson
Mon Nov 02, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: UN planning court for 'climate justice'...
Replies: 10
Views: 1818

Re: UN planning court for 'climate justice'...

rwetmore wrote:Or maybe I'm crazy (but I don't think so this time)....
That you are crazy is not in dispute... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by Chalkperson
Fri Oct 23, 2015 2:03 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Question about "Adiemus" by Karl Jenkins
Replies: 11
Views: 8650

Re: Question about "Adiemus" by Karl Jenkins

karl is a fellow welshman, i have known about him since the early 70's when he was a jazzer and saw him perform recently, we chatted for quite a while after the concert at carnegie hall as i was a guest of the welsh government, i can't speak for him but i think he'd ask you to leave his titles alone.
by Chalkperson
Fri Oct 23, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Andris Nelsons: Boston and now Leipzig
Replies: 15
Views: 6779

Re: Andris Nelsons: Boston and now Leipzig

whilst i fully understand and accept your point, i think this is the new way for classical music, the past is over, welcome to the future.
by Chalkperson
Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Levine Bowing Out of Lulu
Replies: 6
Views: 1513

Re: Levine Bowing Out of Lulu

didn't they build some magic podium to accommodate his wheelchair, with two assistants at his side? A kind of elevator to bring his wheelchair up to podium height. Chalkie, you don't care about opera, so it's easy for you to dismiss probably the finest opera conductor today. And one of the most rel...
by Chalkperson
Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Levine Bowing Out of Lulu
Replies: 6
Views: 1513

Re: Levine Bowing Out of Lulu

does he really want to end his career cancelling most of the performances he promises to give, seriously, its time for him to throw in the towel. didn't they build some magic podium to accommodate his wheelchair, with two assistants at his side? i can't think of any other example of such behavior, o...
by Chalkperson
Sat Oct 10, 2015 4:27 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Where's Chalkie, or am I missing something?
Replies: 15
Views: 4651

Re: Where's Chalkie, or am I missing something?

Thank you all for your kind words. As John suggests the Museum Retrospective I spent three years producing has all but consumed my life. There are follow up shows, and it's a lot of work keeping up a non stop Facebook profile. Musically I have listened to nothing but Jazz since late last year, I can...
by Chalkperson
Sat Oct 10, 2015 4:07 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: South Carolina Flooding is NOT a 1 in 1,000 Year Event
Replies: 1
Views: 965

Re: South Carolina Flooding is NOT a 1 in 1,000 Year Event

Golly gosh. An incorrect statistic about 1,000 years. Hold the front page!
by Chalkperson
Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:07 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 109700

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

This is must see. Trump openly answers a huge barrage of tough questions from the media: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMM41QstI2E Now let's see Hillary go into to a barrage of questions like this. Just getting her to do one interview is like pulling teeth. A media free for all of questions -- no...
by Chalkperson
Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:57 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Look Who's Bashing Obama's Economy Now
Replies: 17
Views: 4339

Re: Look Who's Bashing Obama's Economy Now

Randall,

If you want to post videos, please explain what they are/mean etc.

Don't just post links please, they are of no use unless we the members click to open them.

CMG does not allow clickbait.

Thx
by Chalkperson
Sat Aug 22, 2015 1:01 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Windows 10
Replies: 28
Views: 6491

Re: Windows 10

Thanks for all the information, gents. There doesn't seem to be any hurry, so I'll leave things as they are for now..... :) I use Google Chrome, and it has all my settings and passwords stored, and I'm afraid to lose that convenience. I'm getting concerned now--someone in the CS forum said the down...
by Chalkperson
Sat Aug 15, 2015 2:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Clinton finally hands over her server -- after it's deleted
Replies: 12
Views: 1981

Re: Clinton finally hands over her server -- after it's dele

As with almost all your posts I have one word...

Yawn!
by Chalkperson
Fri Aug 07, 2015 12:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Global warming superstars (or not?)....
Replies: 3
Views: 982

Re: Global warming superstars (or not?)....

rwetmore wrote:Do we have anymore votes?
I think it painfully obvious that nobody is interested...
by Chalkperson
Wed Jul 01, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: States assert right to death sentence!
Replies: 75
Views: 10104

Re: States assert right to death sentence!

This is a response for Lenny to consider too, you can't pick and choose who dies, you have to have strict rules. Applying the Death Penalty at the Federal level is the only compromise I can see where it's both legal, and done legally. I could see a need for some strict rules but I don't think we're...
by Chalkperson
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: States assert right to death sentence!
Replies: 75
Views: 10104

Re: States assert right to death sentence!

Whilst I object to the Death Penalty on moral grounds, I can be persuaded to consider it being done at the Federal Level. Terrorism is not actually a crime, but using a weapon of mass destruction is, and it carries the death penalty. If we want to show Terrorists that we execute our own citizens who...
by Chalkperson
Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A new hall for the London Symphony Orchestra?
Replies: 6
Views: 1724

Re: A new hall for the London Symphony Orchestra?

The whole of London is being redeveloped. Hundreds of important buildings, streets, structures, areas etc are being redeveloped as a result of the new rail link. So Le Rat plays right into their hands, if he kept his ego shut maybe Londoners would have benefited. Property Developers, Conservative la...
by Chalkperson
Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A new hall for the London Symphony Orchestra?
Replies: 6
Views: 1724

Re: A new hall for the London Symphony Orchestra?

Sacrilege!!!

I happen to be a big fan of the Museum of London.

Arrogant demanding Rattle at his lowest ever curly haired tyrant.
by Chalkperson
Sat May 30, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Berlin Philharmonic Prepares to Vote..........
Replies: 70
Views: 17163

Re: Berlin Philharmonic Prepares to Vote..........

Christian Thielemann is still the likely candidate, IMO (despite the usual bile from Lebrecht): he's got skin in the game!! http://www.spectator.co.uk/arts/music/9535612/what-really-happened-in-the-berlin-philharmonic-election/ Just looking at political history, if the front-runner and obvious cand...