political

  1. Ralph47

    Communist/Fascist Political Bot Season Again!!!

    :mad: Posts by "trending2topics" and "regimes".
  2. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (22)

    Narrator: After travelling many miles in the daytime and sleeping on a tree at night, the priest arrived at a small town of a tiny landlocked principality in the evening. Feeling hungry, he went into a restaurant for dinner. Some distance away from his table, two men, one in his forties and...
  3. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (17)

    Narrator: After many days of travelling, the priest arrived at an open space in a tribal region. There he found a huge crowd gathering around a raised platform, 24 feet by 24 feet and 4 feet high, without railings. He spotted among the spectators an old friend who told him the tribal...
  4. Ralph47

    Roseanne Show Cancelled For Political Reasons

    Political correctness, to be exact. :smug: Why are soooo many people so thin skinned??? :rolleyes: ABC cancels 'Roseanne' after Barr's racist tweet | Fox News Ummm..... Islamism is a RELIGION, not a race!!! Why are buffoons calling her a RACIST???!!! :rolleyes::rolleyes:
  5. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (16)

    Narrator: After walking many miles along a coastal area, the priest found a middle-aged man lying on a sandy beach. He seemed to be unconscious and his clothes were heavily clogged with water. The priest squatted down and patted him gently on the shoulder. After a while, the man slowly...
  6. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (15)

    Narrator: After a while, the priest arrived at a village near a beach. He found a large crowd hurling mirrors at a huge rock. The priest asked one of the onlookers about the commotion. Priest: What's happening here, my friend? Onlooker: Today is the first day of the "Breaking Mirrors...
  7. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (-1)

    Narrator: The huge black dog was taken out from the dungeon and chained to the gate of the old man's mountain fortress next day. Meanwhile, the priest was riding a white horse like the wind towards the old man's mountain fortress which was a magnificent castle built on top of a high rock...
  8. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (11)

    Narrator: By nightfall, the priest came to a thatched cottage. After knocking at the door, an elderly man came out. The priest asked him to let him lodge in the house for the night. The owner agreed, saying he had a spare room for any weary traveller who knocked at his door. Inside the house, he...
  9. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (9a)

    Narrator: When the priest almost reached the peak, he found a half-naked old man, dressed only in a loin cloth, meditating beside a large box at the entrance of a cave. With a long white beard and stringy locks of hair that resembled dreadlocks, the old man looked like a sadhu or ascetic...
  10. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (10)

    Narrator: After the priest reached the summit, he began his descent down the other side of the mountain. Soon he reached a dense forest where he spotted a dark figure near a tree. As he approached the spot, he saw a woman hanging herself with a rope on a tree. Before the noose could tighten...
  11. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (9)

    Narrator: The priest detected a foul odour which grew stronger as he walked along a mountain pass. He asked a man who was chopping wood nearby. Priest: Hi! Do you know where the stench comes from? Woodcutter (speaking in a hoarse voice through a surgical mask): It originates from hundreds...
  12. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (4)

    Narrator: About half an hour later, the priest saw the middle-aged man's neighbour walking his dog near a bridge. After exchanging the usual morning greetings and bidding farewell, he continued his journey across the 200-metre-long bridge spanning a deep gorge. The bridge was made of planks...
  13. reedak

    Death of North Korea's political pawn and hostage

    Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old student of University of Virginia, held for 17 months in prison with hard labour by the Kim regime for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda poster, had been in a coma since returning home from North Korea. He died less than a week after his release. Prior to...
  14. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (3)

    Narrator: The priest had been walking many miles without seeing a single human being. By nightfall, he spotted lights from two houses in the distance. After walking about 15 minutes, he reached the two houses which were surrounded by fences. The houses were situated side by side with a fence...
  15. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (2)

    Narrator: Suddenly, a mosquito flew out of the priest's pocket and settled on his arm. As the owl tried to attack the mosquito, the priest warded off its attack with the other arm, shouting: "Leave her alone! She is my valuable ally!" Owl: No kidding! Your so-called valuable ally is...
  16. arcturus88

    Test of political binary thinking

    I've noticed that a number of folks here seem to fall prey to binary thinking. I'm not saying that this way of thinking is limiting or primitive and simple-minded. I'm also not saying it's cave-man like to look at a thing and say , "snake...bad" or "woman...good", what I am saying...
  17. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain

    Narrator: Since he left his homeland, the priest had travelled miles of rough terrain in the daytime and lodged mainly in an inn or slept on a tree at night. One month after meeting the twin brother of the Old Man of the Mountain, he came to a mountain stream near a forest. After tying his horse...
  18. arcturus88

    what really happened to political fray

    earlier David opined the following, and was quickly rebuffed by one tecoyah: So the question is begged members...what really caused the Great Recession of members here at political fray? I invited all members past, present, lurkers to chime in here. your voice deserves to be heard...
  19. David

    Political Compas

    I do this test every year or so to track my political life. I always end up farther left and authoritarian (I've never crossed out of the libertarian range however). So here I am as of today: https://www.politicalcompass.org/
  20. arcturus88

    origins of political correctness

    an interesting read: The Origins of Political Correctness I can relate to the doom and gloom of this article relating to PC. I find it to be a disturbing tool of the left to ultimately control thoughts and speech. So what's your stand on political correctness?