Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 27th Nov 2010 10:46 UTC
Legal The US is really ramping up its war on intellectual property infringement, a war which I'm sure will be just as successful, cheap and supported by the people as the wars on drugs and terrorism. The US has started seizing the domain names of various websites through ICANN - not because owners of these sites were convicted of anything, but merely because complaints have been filed against them. Anyone want to take a guess how long it will be before the US government blocks WikiLeaks? Update: The blocks function outside of the US too. In other words, the US is forcing its views upon the rest of the world once again.
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RE: heh...
by kaiwai on Sun 28th Nov 2010 08:32 UTC in reply to "heh..."
kaiwai
Member since:
2005-07-06

And for you non-americans; please stop judging the populace through the politicians. It is really getting old.


You have elections and yet you vote in grade 'A' morons like Michele Bachmann who consider homosexuality: "We need to have profound compassion for people who are dealing with the very real issue of sexual dysfunction in their life and sexual identity disorders" - excuse me you unsightly harridan, I don't suffer from a 'disorder' given that I don't talk to my invisible friend each night.

So whilst the economy is nose diving into a toilet you have morons like her focused on what consenting adults do behind closed doors. If you don't want to be judged based on your politicians then stop voting in morons to run your country - get some people who have some basic grasp of what is important and is the concern of the government and what isn't the concern of the government such as what consenting adults do behind closed doors. I really can't believe that in a first world country you have over half the population taking Genesis literally or voting based on the candidates position on the three G's (God, Guns and Gays).

Edited 2010-11-28 08:34 UTC

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RE[2]: heh...
by jefro on Sun 28th Nov 2010 17:58 in reply to "RE: heh..."
jefro Member since:
2007-04-13

You are upset because you know what you are doing is wrong.

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by kaiwai on Mon 29th Nov 2010 11:14 in reply to "RE[2]: heh..."
kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

You are upset because you know what you are doing is wrong.


And you are the reason why America is in the sorry state that it is in - the scary part people like Jefro vote and have children ;)

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RE[2]: heh...
by helf on Sun 28th Nov 2010 23:06 in reply to "RE: heh..."
helf Member since:
2005-07-06

Once again you are blanketing me in with "all Americans". Not every American voted for her. I didn't. Especially since I can't, since she is in MN and I'm quite aways off from there ;)

And if I cared to look at your politicians, I'm sure I could find plenty of bigoted, backwards thinking assholes in New Zealand, Kaiwai. But that wouldn't make me think every person in NZ is a douche bag, now would it?

Oh, I also like how you pull out questionable statistics like the "63% of Americans take the bible literally!!!111" from a questionable poll done in 2005. Get your head out of your ass.

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RE[3]: heh...
by kaiwai on Mon 29th Nov 2010 11:20 in reply to "RE[2]: heh..."
kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

Once again you are blanketing me in with "all Americans". Not every American voted for her. I didn't. Especially since I can't, since she is in MN and I'm quite aways off from there ;)


She is an example of a bigger problem - American's voting in fucking morons whose only policies are orientated around the three G's. I switch onto US politics and I see morons after morons being paraded and voted in by the unwashed masses - not because they have a coherent policy when it comes to tax reform, reducing government bloat or improving economic performance but questions relating to stupid shit that are non-issues in most first world countries.

And if I cared to look at your politicians, I'm sure I could find plenty of bigoted, backwards thinking assholes in New Zealand, Kaiwai. But that wouldn't make me think every person in NZ is a douche bag, now would it?


Mate, you guys are still having debates about shit we stopped caring about 40 years ago. Abortion - I've been following elections since I was 12/13 and I did not see a single election being fought on one sides position on abortions over another. Fast forward to when civil unions were passed - again, the following election the election wasn't fought on whether civil unions were good or bad - the question was on economic management, lower taxes, social welfare reforms and making the public health care system more efficient.

Sorry, we might have some morons here but the parties must be doing a pretty damn good job keeping them away from the camera's, towing the party line and the party leadership focused on the big picture rather than shit that has flowed under the bridge 40 years ago!

Oh, I also like how you pull out questionable statistics like the "63% of Americans take the bible literally!!!111" from a questionable poll done in 2005. Get your head out of your ass.


No, it was Genesis not the bible - how about reading peoples posts FULLY before you make a idiot of yourself. Again, when an election of a president all hinges on whether he believes in God and whether God created the earth in 7 days you know your country should be getting picked up on the short bus for the special kids along with Saudi Arabia and Iran.

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by Soulbender on Tue 30th Nov 2010 01:18 in reply to "RE[2]: heh..."
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

And if I cared to look at your politicians, I'm sure I could find plenty of bigoted, backwards thinking assholes in New Zealand, Kaiwai. But that wouldn't make me think every person in NZ is a douche bag, now would it?


Sure but other countries have a political spectrum that spans from left to right and the morons on each side cancel out. You on the other hand, you only have a spectrum from right-wing to more right-wing. Not good for the political balance.

Oh, I also like how you pull out questionable statistics like the "63% of Americans take the bible literally!!!111" from a questionable poll done in 2005


On the other hand, you are a nation founded by religious nutballs ;)

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