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Evan Burton

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  1. Seriously - this guy is not only a clown, he's a dangerous lying clown. I wonder how many people who voted for him are now thinking "Gee... I wish I hadn't of done that...".
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    Quack website removed from Google search

    One of the worst websites for quackery and woo - Natural News - has been dumped from the Google search engine. Yay! http://www.skeptics.com.au/2017/02/23/google-wont-list-natural-news/
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    Quack website removed from Google search

    And this is probably a contributing reason for them doing so: http://www.skeptics.com.au/2017/03/15/belle-gibson-guilty-but-delusional-and-now-for-the-next-fad/
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    Mike Embry

    Wow! Brief intro but interesting... especially the last part. Underwater treasure or sticking to the shore?
  5. Never knew about that. Thanks!
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    Afghan Overdose. Inside Opium Trade

    Doug, would it be possible for you to give a brief precis of your links and perhaps your own comment? When I see a link without anything else, I don't follow it. This may be to my disadvantage but..... Many thanks.
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    Robert Macfarlane

    Many thanks, Bob. Hope you enjoy the Forum.
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    Robert Macfarlane

    Anything more? A bit sparse on details there, Bob....
  9. You are forgetting that Eisenhower proposed the "Open Skies" policy, which the Soviet government of the time rejected.
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    Micah Mileto

    Hi Micah! Welcome to the Forum. Hope you benefit from it. Cheers!
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    How to put Someone on Ignore?

    Robert - have you sorted this out? Need any further help?
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    Toby Kearns

    Hi Toby - welcome to the Forum!
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    Geno Munari

    Hi Geno - welcome to the Forum. Any relatives in Australia? I know a Kate Munari...
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    Sick people

    I do hate how many on the CT side of the shop insist on blaming every tragedy on "deep politics". A maniac shoots up a mall - it is MK Ultra. A madman commits 'suicide by cop' - it's a CIA plot. Overseas radical groups commit mass murder - it's a link to finacial dealings. These people make me sick... and I think they, themselves, need to seriously look at their own mental health because IMO it is pretty poor.
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    Sick people

    David, you may be right. I lose patience with 'Moon Hoaxers' and such-like.
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    Sick people

    I saw a good post that relates to this: "I'll never understand the mentality of people that hate the US government so much that they will believe they are capable of such evil whilst simultaneously denying that there are people out there are people that hate the US government so much that [they] will attack the US because they believe the US government is evil."
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    The new Flat Earthers

    An excellent little podcast which in this episode talks about a new group of "flat Earthers" and what they really believe. https://skeptoid.com/episodes/4521 If you don't want to listen to the podcast, you can read the transcript on that same page.
  18. I'm sorry but I always have to laugh about this. Fuel at USD$2.00 per US gallon. USD$2.00 = AUD$2.66 (Australian dollar) US GAL = 3.7854 Litres That means you are paying about AUD$0.70 per litre. In NSW we are paying about AUD$1.24 per litre and that is relatively cheap. We were down to AUD$0.94 per litre a few months ago and everyone was saying how cheap fuel was... The difference between countries, I guess.
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    Stephen Roy R.I.P.

    As you know, I don't get involved in the JFK debate but very sorry to hear of the passing of one of our Forum members.
  20. From the website: The first part of Moon Hoax: Debunked! begins with Race for the Moon, a quick primer on the historical background of the Moon race, followed by How We Went to the Moon, a description of the hardware and the events of a typical Apollo Moon mission. Then there's a chapter that provides a detailed explanation of the best evidence of the Moon landings and a chapter covering the origins and popularity of the various hoax theories. The rest of the book is dedicated to a point-by-point debunking of the main “moon hoax” claims and common misconceptions regarding the Moon landings, divided by category: alleged anomalies in photographs and in video and film footage, technological and physical anomalies, and other miscellaneous claims. There’s also a chapter on how to argue with a Moon hoax believer, one covering the various UFO claims and one with a list of questions that will befuddle any hoax believer by pointing out the contradictions of his or her claims. Finally, you will find a chapter that shows how the Apollo missions don't need conspiracy theories to be a fascinating story. For example, did you know how close to failure each flight actually came? Did you know that pictures of Playmates were smuggled to the Moon to prank the astronauts? Or that there was a secret Soviet plan to land a Russian on the Moon before the US? The book is also an opportunity to explore the technology of the space race: not only the rocketry but also the analog photography, film and television technology used to provide the visual record of the Moon missions. You can download the book for free at http://www.moonhoaxdebunked.com/
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    11/22/63: Stephen King and JJ Abrams Lay an Egg

    I believe there was to be a second season? Might be wrong but that is what I thought.
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    11/22/63: Stephen King and JJ Abrams Lay an Egg

    I've really enjoyed it. I particularly like the concept that you always return to 'real time' three seconds after you left, and that you always start from the moment when you 'travel'. It also addressed some of the aspects that a 'time traveller' would have to think about. I look forward to next season.
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    Rob Caprio

    Hi Rob - welcome to the Forum!
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    Can we possibly AGREE....

    There are many people who would disagree. Likewise MIC. Are they right? Are they wrong? That's what this Forum discusses.