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housecat's Journal
housecat's Journal
October 10, 2023

Correct me if I am wrong, but DUers can't possibly fully understand a surprise attack that has been

simmering for decades. We are relying on soundbites and theories of everyone from Israeli soldiers to Palestinian families, from Middle East scholars to Middle East political figures. Who is to blame? Who has injured whom? It can't possibly be covered in a post, especially when emotion cannot be separated from fact, and facts cannot be separated from fiction.

We set out to discuss and make sense of an impossible situation, and we fail. We are a collection of anonymous DUers speaking to other anonymous DUers, plus some who have just crashed the party. Opinions are valuable, but swipes at each other have no value at all. I hope the pot stirrers can stop stirring long enough to listen and try not to allow a volatile subject turn any of us against each other. We have more in common than we know, and yet today we focus on differences. How can we expect many abused, persecuted, and proud people from different cultures to behave with civility, when a group of (primarily) educated Americans with very similar politics has some of its members shouting at each other when they write.

May 11, 2023

Is there another prefix we can use for Representative other than Rep?

I used to think everyone was Republican. (just kidding) But it could be better.

January 1, 2023

I might not be in the right place, so please direct me to the right forum

About how much does a Russian or Iranian drone cost, and how much does it cost to shoot one down. I could be wrong, but I am thinking the American weapon that shoots the drone is very expensive and might be overkill for a cheap drone

Happy New Year!

December 12, 2022

Elon, wouldn't you rather your legacy was using your money to do something constructive like saving

the planet or just saving some endangered animals instead of just making a complete fool of yourself. burning money Really, get a life.

November 28, 2020

Executive order?

Is there a limit on the number of executive orders Biden can make in, say, an hour?

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