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[2]: heh...
by helf on Sun 28th Nov 2010 23:06 UTC 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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RE[4]: heh...
by helf on Mon 29th Nov 2010 14:05 in reply to "RE[3]: heh..."
helf Member since:
2005-07-06

You have an absolutely amazing amount of hatred.

And I like how you defend your Bible claim by saying its just Genesis they take literally. Semantics, my friend.

Anyways, I'm not responding anymore since it's pointless and you will have a come back to anything I say, no matter what it is.

Remember the adage about arguing on the internet... ;)

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RE[4]: heh...
by Paradroid on Mon 29th Nov 2010 16:27 in reply to "RE[3]: heh..."
Paradroid Member since:
2010-01-05

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.


Thanks for providing me and my colleagues with a damn good laugh at the end of a tedious Monday.

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RE[4]: heh...
by fanboi_fanboi on Wed 1st Dec 2010 20:25 in reply to "RE[3]: heh..."
fanboi_fanboi Member since:
2010-04-21

Isn't New Zealand the armpit of Australia?

Who the hell cares what a Bogan like yourself thinks, anyway. The USA should just bomb the hell out of your stupid-ass sheep-pooping country and turn it into a parking lot for the Aussies.

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RE[3]: heh...
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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