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101871 No. 101871 ID: a9b4ba hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Stay classy, Walmart.

Is anybody else's Walmart like this or is it just Florida?
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>> No. 102014 ID: 793e55
>>101968
>>101899
Lets not go down that route. I don't necessarily vote Republican (other than for muh guns), don't watch Fox News, and haven't committed one way or another on that Laffer shit either. But using broad labels to define yourself and stereotype the opposition is why politics in our country is so retarded to begin with, especially since the main two parties have platforms that amount to a jumbled bag of random positions with no real overarching philosophy uniting them.
>> No. 102020 ID: e1024d
>>101997
It's just getting worse.
>> No. 102502 ID: 76d99f
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102502
Catering to a classier demographic this time.

Walmart is moving on up.
>> No. 102508 ID: 70e874
>>102502
I see they've already made a sale or two. Can't say they don't know their demographic.
>> No. 102510 ID: 79b400
>>102508
That they do.

Then again, I could put a case of Natty Ice in the back of a shitty Artic Cat and finance that fucker at a high APR in no time flat around here.


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102429 No. 102429 ID: e649f7 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
I'm looking for good handgun training in New England. I've completed NRA instructor training and the usual basic courses but I'd like to expand to things like shooting from cover and firing while moving.

Academi has a handgun course in CT but I don't think it covers what I'm interested in (https://www.academi.com/training-courses/course-title/tactical-handgun-i/overview). There's a few ranges around that offer what they consider tactical training but I've never heard of them. Any suggestions?

Also, any OPERATORS in the NE who'd want to take the course together?
>> No. 102431 ID: c9560b
What about the Academi course makes you think it won't meet your requirements? It sounds like it will just reading the description.
>> No. 102434 ID: e649f7
>>102431
I linked the wrong one. They offer Handgun I in CT but tactical handgun only in NC.
>> No. 102442 ID: 3d25a3
>>102429
Take a look at sig academy.
https://www.sigsaueracademy.com/

Located in exeter nh, take 95 or 93 to 101 and they're right off the highway.
>> No. 102476 ID: e649f7
>>102442
Very cool. Looks like 103 and up would be what I want.
https://www.sigsaueracademy.com/productdisplay/intermediate-handgun-skills-intro-defensive-shooting-handgun-103?page=2

Waffle, you're in the NE aren't you? Ever go there and/or want to go?
>> No. 102501 ID: 3d25a3
>>102476
Want to? Yes. I'm in serious need of professional instruction, as is I can hit a man sized target at reasonable ranges, but I tend to pepper them.

Given that used to stack arrows on each other, this pisses me off.


I likely won't be anytime soon, it's a bit expensive.

If you go, put a thread up, we have afew NE operaotrs who might join in. Myself included.


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102423 No. 102423 ID: 465a11 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
>>102371
Not FBI, kthx bai.
>>102372
See attached image to understand why you're wrong.
>>102391
This is for cutting, engraving, drilling... but if you want to make an AR-15, it'll do that. You find the appropriate file online to do what you want.
>>102394
Bat Guano? You undercover as Operator? Otherwise, thanks for your opinion.
>>102396
Best answer, yet!
Their decision uses a phrase which means I have to control access and use of the tools. I only control access, and you can engrave something with the DD Ghost Gunner or you can make an AR-15... IF you download the appropriate template from DD or otherwise write your own. I'm renting a tool the same way anyone else does; this is no different than a drill press, mill, or router rental.
>>102399
Your state has been blowing it by not letting a lot of folks carry concealed, me included. Write your government and tell them to stop infringing on our collective freedoms.
>>102400
Thanks, Admin.
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>> No. 102451 ID: 465a11
  >>102424
Nope. Merely not willing to acquiesce to estoppel by TLAs.
>>102432
I believe 'sage' goes in all fields, but imageboards aren't my thing. See embedded for making me laugh.
>> No. 102454 ID: fc3045
>>102451
Oi, cunt, I'm interested. Lets get this ball rolling.
>> No. 102458 ID: 465a11
>>102454
Nope. Jedi Dachshund has spoken in his capacity as Admin.

>>102400
To that I say:
Thanks for having me, and for giving me this information-rich environment.
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>> No. 102479 ID: fc3045
>>102458
We gotcha. You're just assblasted and stupid.
I thought you were an ATF honeypot and wanted to steal your CNC rig for a local hacker space.

If you're no shit, I do have some interest in some HDPE prototypes being milled for me. Basically, ecig cases in the shape of a claymore clacker, but I'm working on the electronics right now.


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102436 No. 102436 ID: da7267 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
For the first time in more than 60 years, firearms and automobiles are killing Americans at an identical rate, according to new mortality data released this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2014, the age-adjusted death rate for both firearms (including homicides, suicides and accidental deaths) and motor vehicle events (car crashes, collisions between cars and pedestrians, etc) stood at 10.3 deaths per 100,000 people.

The convergence of the trend lines above is driven primarily by a sharp drop in the rate of motor vehicle fatalities since 1950. In the late 1960s, for instance, there were well over 25 motor vehicle deaths for every 100,000 people in the United States. Since then, that rate has fallen by more than half.

Over the same period, gun deaths rose, but by a considerably smaller amount. Gun homicide rates have actually fallen in recent years, but those gains have been offset by rising gun suicide rates. Today, suicides account for roughly two out of every three gun deaths.

One way of illustrating the shift in gun and auto deaths is to look at state-level data. In 20o5, gun deaths outnumbered vehicle deaths in just two states, Alaska and Maryland, plus the District of Columbia. By 2014, gun deaths were greater in 21 states plus D.C.

Medical ailments, such as cancer and heart attacks, kill considerably more people each year than either guns or automobiles, according to the CDC. But firearms and motor vehicles are among the leading non-medical causes of mortality in the United States. They kill more people than falls do each year, and considerably more people than alcohol.

The steady decline in motor vehicle deaths over the past 65 years can be attributed to a combination of improved technology and smarter regulation. The federal government mandated the presence of seat belts in the 1960s. The '70s brought anti-lock brakes. The '80s brought an increased focus on drunk driving and mandatory seat belt use. Airbags came along in the '90s. More recent years have seen mandates on electronic stability systems, increased penalties for distracted driving and forthcoming requirements for rear-view cameras.

The result has been safer cars, safer roads, better drivers and a decades-long decline in motor vehicle fatalities, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

By contrast, the history of American gun control regulation has been more erratic. Restrictions passed in earlier eras, such as the assault weapons ban, have been undone recently. During the George W. Bush administration, Congress passed laws that prohibited law enforcement from publicizing data showing where criminals obtained their guns and granted gunmakers immunity from some civil lawsuits.
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>> No. 102459 ID: 014bc6
>>102449
That's because millennials are lazy.
>> No. 102461 ID: 50cd85
Any time you see "news" like this, you need to ask what it is they are pushing for.

Pretty clear in this case.
>> No. 102466 ID: 3d25a3
>>102459
Actually, we're all perfecting our murder drones.

The rest of us are practicing shooting drone sized targets.
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>>102461
>> No. 102477 ID: 170173
>Guns are now killing as many people as cars in the U.S.

When the title should be.

>Gun suicides are now killing as many people as cars in the U.S.


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102348 No. 102348 ID: f2c4ed hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
So, allegedly ISIS flags are being waved in what's allegedly Dearborn. I have no way of knowing if this is real, it's just showing up on facebook, because that's what facebook is.

However, it brings up an interesting question. Currently, the US is in a state of undeclared war with ISIS. Should someone wearing the standard ISIS uniform of all-black, carrying an ISIS flag, be mysteriously shot to death with bullets on US soil by a US citizen, would that be legally defensible as an act of warfare against a uniformed member of an enemy military?

I mean, had someone worn an Imperial Japanese uniform in 1943, a US citizen would have been pretty well justified in saying "Well, they were a member of the Japanese military based on their uniform, and due to their presence on US soil, were technically invading" and then shooting them. Spies and such were hung, but being uniformed, the rules would be somewhat different, and I would think that engaging them as enemy soldiers would be justified under the Geneva Convention.

Don't get me wrong, I know that such an incident would cause massive butthurt from the feds, and would instantly be called a hate crime and other such bullshit, but I'm wondering what, if any, legal justification there is for shooting uniformed members of an enemy's military on US soil.
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>>102401
The idea was interesting. Female bats carry two young, clutched to their tits, making them able to carry unusually heavy objects for a flying animal. Bats scatter and hide in attics naturally. Attach incendiary time-bombs to them and release hundreds of thousands (even more than a million) of them over Japanese cities, starting fires all over the place. Remember that fires are a tremendous danger in Japanese cities whose building were constructed of light wood frames and paper walls where German cities were constructed largely of stone and were more difficult to destroy. Just ask Curtis "Bombs Away" LeMay and Arthur "Bomber" Harris of Allied European Theater Bomber Command.

A bat carrier similar to a bomb casing was designed that included 26 stacked trays, each containing compartments for 40 bats. The carriers would be dropped from 5,000 feet (1,525 m). Then the trays would separate but remain connected to a parachute that would deploy at 1,000 feet (305 m). It was envisioned that ten B-24 bombers flying from Alaska, each carrying a hundred shells packed with bomb-carrying bats could release 1,040,000 bat bombs over the target of the industrial cities of Osaka Bay. I remember reading that when this was tested, the bomb casing dropped, deployed and opened up, but the bats were frozen at that high altitude and hibernated. They did not wake up in time to fly away and they all crashed on the ground. The bomb casings would have to be heated and have sufficient air circulating through it.

A series of tests to answer various operational questions were conducted. In one incident the Carlsbad Army Airfield Auxiliary Air Base, New Mexico, was set on fire on May 15, 1943, when armed bats were accidentally released. The bats incinerated the test range and roosted under a fuel tank.

Delays and cost overruns beset the program and it was shelved.
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Bat-bomb canister later used to house the hibernating bats. Ideally, the canister would be dropped from high altitude over the target area, and as the bomb fell (slowed by a parachute), the bats would warm up and awaken. At 1,000 ft. altitude, the bomb would open and over a thousand bats, each carrying a tiny time-delayed napalm incendiary device, would fly in a 20-40 mile radius and roost in flammable wooden Japanese buildings. The napalm devices would ignite simultaneously, and thousands of small fires would flare up at once
Date: 1942
Source: Bat Bomb: World War II's Other Secret Weapon, by Jack Couffer, University of Texas Press, 1992
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Errant bats from the experimental Bat Bomb set the Army Air Base in Carlsbad, New Mexico on fire, 1942.
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Bat Bomb: World War II's Other Secret Weapon, by Jack Couffer, University of Texas Press, 1992.
It was a crazy way to win World War II in the Pacific-- All the United States had to do was to attach small incendiary bombs to millions of bats and release them over Japan's major cities. As the bats went to roost, a million fires would flare up in remote crannies of the wood and paper buildings common throughout Japan. When their cities were reduced to ashes, the Japanese would surely capitulate... The plan made sense to a handful of eccentric promoters and researchers, who convinced top military brass and even President Roosevelt to back the scheme. It might have worked, except that another secret weapon--something to do with atoms--was chosen to end the war. Told here by the youngest member of the team, this is the story of the bat bomb project, or Project X-Ray, as it was officially known. In scenes worthy of a Capra or Hawks comedy, Jack Couffer recounts the unorthodox experiments carried out in the secrecy of Bandera, Texas, Carlsbad, New Mexico, and El Centro, California, in 1942-1943 by "Doc" Adams' private army. This oddball cast of characters included an eccentric inventor, a distinguished Harvard scientist, a biologist with a chip on his shoulder, a movie star, a Texas guano collector, a crusty Marine Corps colonel, a Maine lobster fisherman, an ex-mobster, and a tiger. Not to be defeated by minor logistical hurdles, the bat bomb researchers risked life and limb to explore uncharted bat caves and "recruit" thousands of bats to serve their country. Through months of personality conflicts, military snafus, and technical failures the team pressed on, certain that bats could end the war with Japan. And they might have--in their first airborne test, the bat bombers burned an entire brand-new military airfield to the ground. For everyone who relishes true tales of action and adventure, Bat Bomb is a must-read. Bat enthusiasts will also discover the beginnings of the scientific study of bats. http://www.amazon.com/Bat-Bomb-World-Secret-Weapon/dp/0292718721
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>>102406
One of World War II's more improbable projects was the plan to release myriads of bats bearing incendiary devices over Japan's cities. The concept worked all too well, but the whole thing came to an end shortly after the nocturnal raiders immolated a remote New Mexico air base. Couffer's account is smoothly written but not glib, and the natural humor is buttressed with official documents saved from his months on the project. More than just a funny wartime memoir, this book illustrates how the wartime military establishment handled an offbeat idea that just might have been useful. Best of all, it provides marvelous insights into the social ethos that prevailed during the wartime years. Recommended for public libraries.
- Raymond L. Puffer, U.S. Air Force History Prog., Los Angeles


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102368 No. 102368 ID: 465a11 Locked hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I'm considering purchasing a Defense Distributed ghost gunner. Would anyone be interested in paying a small sum for several days unrestricted use? I'm thinking $50-100 to defray wear and tear + S&H. Turn a mil-spec AR-15 lower into a perfect completed project, or just engrave your initials on scrap aluminum.

Availability would be restricted from the states in red, as I don't want the hassle of dealing with their laws.
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>> No. 102391 ID: 254d85
lol if you don't hand file you receivers out of a block of aluminum.
>> No. 102394 ID: de0bec
Unless you have a large amount of money, a legal team, and a way to GTFO the country when the legal system tries to make an example of you, selling the ability to make firearms with your equipment (that is explicitly set up for such a purpose) is probably not an adventure you want to take on.

I don't know what is actually legal regarding such a matter, but unless there are some clear precedents that you would be in the clear, there are a lot of federal busybodies that would love to have a go at your freedums.

Even if you win such a battle, the ATF will have already confiscated everything you own, and will never give it back as they would have sold it off to fill their pockets and fund their own gun running.
>> No. 102396 ID: bfdb82
>>102368
ATF changed ruling on on build party type thing because people were lining up at machine shops making 'ghost guns' you have now need to own majority of the tools for gun making and what you wanting to do charging money for "renting" your ghost gunner mill is really walking on the legal line.
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>excluding South Carolina
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Nope.

This is a recipe for ATF killing your dog. If you don't have a dog, one will be provided to you and ample time allotted for bonding before it is shot.

I have no problem with discussing the legality or practicality of this kind of thing in another thread but right now it is very clear this type of arrangement would fall afoul of how our fedbros are interpreting the law.


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102267 No. 102267 ID: ae87b5 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
"We will be performing maintenance in our data center on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015, between the hours of 11:00am to 8:00pm EST. There will be brief down time of about 10-15 minutes as we make improvements to better serve our customers needs. Servers that may need to be powered down, will be done as a soft boot to ensure the servers are shut down properly before unplugging them.
We will make sure that any server that is powered down during our maintenance window will be available again as quickly as possible."

tl;dr if you were planning any super important opchan posts or dumps, maybe don't do it on the 16th between 11 AM and 8PM EST.
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>> No. 102338 ID: 667a5a
inb4 WWIII breaks out and we can't even post about it
>> No. 102340 ID: ae87b5
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>>102337

No. Here are total posts per board since that little break in 2012 when Swissbro, Seraph and gooberdum took over.
>> No. 102346 ID: 0dcdc8
>>102314
Part of the reason why is that we no longer advertise or talk about this place in /k/.

There are many post split /k/ refugees myself included, because to be honest /k/ is full of retards. Gaining the select few non-retards out of /k/ is what it was all about back in the day.
>> No. 102347 ID: ae87b5
>>102346

I think if you see a non retard and there is something relevant on opchan for them, let them know to head over here. That seems like a reasonable action.
>> No. 102354 ID: 0dcdc8
>>102347
Indeed. Those same actions resulted in attacks or whatever, typically just lame stuff of bullshit posts which ultimately were just amusing.

I do not go to 4chan at all anymore except to find HQ desktop images. So the question is, who would be the ambassador to /k/.... Certainly not I.


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102326 No. 102326 ID: 1aea9c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
A Catholic priest swiped collection-plate donations to pay for drug-fueled sex romps with a heavily muscled S&M “master,” a new lawsuit charges.

Parishioners claim the Rev. Peter Miqueli has stolen at least $1 million since 2003 while leading churches on Roosevelt Island and in The Bronx, where he is currently pastor of St. Frances de Chantal in Throggs Neck.

Their suit alleges he used the money to act out unholy fantasies as a sexual “slave,” blowing $1,000 at a time on bondage-and-discipline sessions where a “homosexual sex ‘master’ ” — identified in court papers as Keith Crist — “would force Father Miqueli to drink Keith Crist’s urine.”

Miqueli also spent $60,000 in 2012 alone for “illicit and prescription drugs” he used with Crist, bought a $264,000 home in Brick, NJ, and paid $1,075.50 a month for his master’s East Harlem apartment, court papers say.

Plaintiffs’ lawyer Michael G. Dowd also said that Miqueli at one point had Crist living in the rectory at St. Frances de Chantal but that Crist had since been kicked out.

The suit, which was filed in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday, also charges that the Archdiocese of New York and Cardinal Timothy Dolan knew about Miqueli’s “illegal scheme” and did nothing to keep it from growing into “the monster it is today.”

“This lawsuit seeks to finally put an end to this truly sinful conduct so that St. Frances de Chantal parish can regain the strength, spirituality and faith it once had before Father Miqueli arrived,” the court papers say.

The suit says that during the summer of 2014, maintenance workers at St. Frances de Chantal saw “several unstacked piles of cash, each approximately one foot high, scattered throughout Father Miqueli’s rectory residence.”
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The scorned ex-girlfriend of an S&M “master” to a Catholic priest went right to the top and sent Timothy Cardinal Dolan ­e-mails that were hardly suitable for church — laying out details of the romps that were allegedly funded with cash skimmed from the poor box.

Tatyana Gudin shared with The Post her message to the cardinal that recounted how the Rev. Peter Miqueli allegedly wore a locked Lucite chastity belt along with a dog collar during pricey sessions with his bodybuilder lover.

She also claimed to the pope’s right-hand man in America that Miqueli had an interfaith fantasy of being humiliated in Borough Park, Brooklyn, in front of a “nice Jewish girl.”

Miqueli, meanwhile, remained a pastor of St. Frances de Chantal in the Throggs Neck neighborhood of The Bronx on Friday.

Gudin wrote to Dolan about Miqueli’s tastes in high-end booze and claimed he paid for many of their luxuries by putting his boyfriend in charge of a church thrift shop.

“Miqueli loved to enjoy $300 bottles of Scotch,” she wrote. “All on a priest’s $2,474-a-month salary.”

She wrote to Dolan that Miqueli fired the St. Frances thrift-shop staff and installed his lover Keith Crist to run it. She said Crist turned it into a money-making machine but “only reported $50,000/year.”

“To add insult to injury, to cover his imbezzling [sic] activities, Miqueli would every so often fire whoever was the right-hand employee in the thrift shop, by accusing them of . . . Theft!” she wrote.
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>> No. 102336 ID: 634497
Shouldn't this be in the Flawda thread over in /n/?
>> No. 102339 ID: 667a5a
At least no kids got hurt
http://www.wsvn.com/story/30716855/miami-beach-rabbi-accused-of-molestation-accepts-plea-deal
>> No. 102342 ID: 1aea9c
>>102339
lol at Slavic Thunder
Not yet anyway.

A Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of the Church of Greece is under fire for comments he posted publicly on his blog, lashing out against gays, muslims, jews and atheists. In an angry rant he encouraged his readers and followers to “spit on them” and “blacken them” with violence, stating that they are not humans.

A Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of the Church of Greece is under fire for comments he posted publicly on his blog, lashing out against gays and atheists. In an angry rant he encouraged his readers and followers to “spit on them” and “blacken them” with violence, stating that they are not humans.

Ambrosios is the Metropolitan of Kalavryta and Aigialeia— a region in north central Peloponnese and ranks as the 8th in order of hierarchy and influence in the Church’s synod, or governing body. Numerous politicians, media and public figures have called for condemnation of the bishop’s comments.

His vitriolic blog post (in Greek) followed legislation set forth by the ruling government to extend domestic partnership status to same-sex couples, granting them similar rights to those who are married.

Justice Ministry’s general secretary for human rights, Costas Papaioannou said “The state recognizes that there are other forms of family life than that which we know as marriage,” to Kathimerini’s English language edition, adding that the European Court of Justice shares this stance. Adding that that laws should adapt to the existing state of affairs, noting that the fact there are children being raised by gay couples is “a very significant social fact.” The revised bill aims to give gay couples in Greece the same tax status and inheritance rights enjoyed by heterosexual married couples.

One cartoonist in a Greek newspaper depicted the bishop blessing a thug with a Golden Dawn (Greek Neo Nazi) tattoo for beating and spitting on those who support civil unions in Greece.
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>> No. 102343 ID: 634497
>>102342

Lel, sounds like Padre got into the communion wine again.


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  On Friday, December 11, a fight broke out on the floor of the Ukrainian parliament. Oleg Barna, a deputy in President Poroshenko's bloc approached the speaker's podium, where Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was delivering an address. Handing him a bouquet of roses, Barna started shoving Yatsenyuk, then tried to carry him away, even grabbing him between the legs and lifting him into the air. Immediately, several other deputies intervened and a mass brawl began. Neither Yatsenyuk nor his roses took part.

Barna was responding to Yatsenyuk telling members of Poroshenko's bloc that they are welcome to direct questions about Ukraine's energy sector to "their own minister," Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Volodymyr Demchyshyn.

Commenting later on the incident, Yatsenyuk said, "Everything is fine, but there are a lot of morons here." The head of the Poroshenko bloc has apologized for Barna's behavior and excluded him from the faction.

Barna's awkward assault on Ukraine's prime minister has already inspired a myriad of edited photos online, many exploiting the homoeroticism of one man grabbing another in so nether a region.

https://meduza.io/en/lion/2015/12/11/democracy-by-the-balls-a-fight-breaks-out-on-the-floor-of-the-ukrainian-parliament
>> No. 102321 ID: 33338c
Isn't this the third or fourth time that's happened?
>> No. 102322 ID: 70d38f
>>102321
It happens all the time.
>> No. 102332 ID: bdae0c
They're probably just happy it wasn't more CS and/or flashbangs.
>> No. 102335 ID: 634497
>>102321

Standard Euro parliamentary procedure for tabling a motion.


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102209 No. 102209 ID: 1aea9c hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
A series of doping scandals plaguing world athletics has fueled a debate about whether international sports bodies should do more to combat doping or legalize it.

A World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report released last month accused Russia of running a state-sponsored doping program in track and field - an accusation that prompted the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to suspend Russian athletes from global competition.

Kenya also has faced allegations of widespread doping since August, when European news outlets ARD and the Sunday Times published IAAF data of suspicious blood samples from medal-winning athletes - many of them Kenyans.

Justifying a crackdown

Some commentators on sports ethics say these scandals show a need for the international community to keep up the fight against doping.

"One of the great problems with doping is that it makes every athlete's performance questionable," said Scott Douglas, senior content editor for Runner's World magazine, on this week's Hashtag VOA TV program.

Another panelist in the program, Washington-based international sport lawyer David Larkin, said doping turns genuine competition into a "charade."

"When you look at the IAAF doping test samples released by ARD and the Sunday Times, they raise questions about [potential doping by] one-third of the medalists in competition [between 2001 and 2012]," said Larkin.
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>> No. 102251 ID: 13da80
>accused Russia of running a state-sponsored doping program
An accusation which had no grounds in reality, yet another situation where mysterious forces use supposedly impartial, apolitical organizations to put sanction pressure on a country.

By the way was anyone surprised that impartial American environmental companies discovered Volkswagen "emissions trouble" just a few weeks after Germany officially started talks on pulling back from Russian sanctions?
>> No. 102261 ID: fb3bdd
Given that the Russians have been running a doping program with their weightlifters for many decades now, I am not surprised. Whether it's a case of state sanctioned doping (i.e. they provide the drugs and deliberately don't test) or simply looking the other way and maybe not being nearly as vigilant as they should be about testing, I don't know.

Short version on how to prevent steriod/drug/doping use: Provide a legitimate avenue that is separate from tested sports for them to compete in. Basically, have the drug Olympics and the "drug free" Olympics. There will still be dicks on drugs that try and compete in tested sports, but much fewer and it'll make them more obvious and easier to catch.

Currently the only avenue most of these athletes have is to compete in the Olympics, against people on drugs that requires them to be on drugs to compete. If they could be open about it and compete on a level playing field, many of them would.
>> No. 102305 ID: 254d85
>>102250
>>102251
>russia dindoos rush to the defense of people who cheat at athletics
>> No. 102307 ID: 634497
>>102305

>being surprised
>caring
>> No. 102318 ID: 667a5a
>accused
>allegations
My first curiosity is what led them to make this accusation?

And I don't really care for hugely publicized reports of "accusation", the world would be a better place if media didn't report on this shit until the court case was over

In fact I'd very much like it if every journalist using weasel words gets thrown into a pit full of rabid weasels

The most suspicious thing in this accusation is that Kenya somehow developed advanced doping methods which circumvented all the screening in place for olympics despite scientific research proving they do have genetic advantages... but they can't feed their people


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