Snapshots of Afghanistan - August 2009

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Kulvinder Singh Matharu, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Chris H Guest

    That is why a posting there for a team of two with a 750K USD budget is
    a good idea :- )
    I think most threads need killing off... the Internet went downhill in
    the mid 1990's when they let the masses in.
     
    Chris H, Sep 1, 2009
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  2. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Chris H Guest

    I think it is serious. ME and the Duck need to have a two man recon team
    there on a 750K USD annual budget to keep an eye on them just in case.
    after all it was then wot blew up all them trains in spain.....
     
    Chris H, Sep 1, 2009
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  3. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Chris H Guest


    That is a dammed good piece of advice. Any wannnabe foreign
    correspondents/photographers should read that link
     
    Chris H, Sep 1, 2009
  4. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Chris H Guest

    If you have to ask: don't go.
     
    Chris H, Sep 1, 2009
  5. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Chris H Guest

    I was being humorous
    Well I though you would pick up on it.

    Good luck. I prefer Schipol and Amsterdam to the main alternatives.
    The only problem is the new runway.... it is a 20 minute taxi to the
    terminal!!! Have a look at google maps.
    http://maps.google.co.uk/?ie=UTF8&ll=52.325163,4.746952&spn=0.075434,0.
    145569&t=h&z=13

    The new runway is west of the A5, next to the N205.... in some countires
    you could get a flight between the two :)
     
    Chris H, Sep 1, 2009
  6. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Chris H Guest

    Well with peace keeping you have to socialise with the locals and have a
    suitable "offices" in town, barracks in the country and some from of
    amphibious transport. We may only just break even on the 750K especially
    with humanitarian projects etc.....

    So that is a couple of apartments in town, a couple of villas in the
    country, a couple of cars and a yacht. It will be tight the first year.

    We will also have to hire secretaries (to write up the reports)

    I will take a chance on being blown up :))))
     
    Chris H, Sep 1, 2009
  7. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Ray Fischer Guest

    89% on the irony meter.
    Fascism
    an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government
    and social organization.
    New Oxford American Dictionary
    You are an idiot. Socialism and fascism are NOT the same thing, and
    the mere fact that the Nazis CALLED themselves a socialist party means
    nothing at all.
     
    Ray Fischer, Sep 1, 2009
  8. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Ray Fischer Guest

    I made no mention of Nazis, idiot. Godwin's doesn't apply, idiot.
     
    Ray Fischer, Sep 1, 2009
  9. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Ray Fischer Guest

    Of course it's an ad hominem, idiot. That was the POINT.
    It is not, idiot. Learn what the term means.
     
    Ray Fischer, Sep 1, 2009
  10. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Ray Fischer Guest

    That's your routine. Maybe you should see what Graham wrote before
    making a bigger idiot of yourself.
     
    Ray Fischer, Sep 1, 2009
  11. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    mikey4 Guest

    No schmuck that is your routine, duck, bob and weave, name calling but
    nothing of substance.
     
    mikey4, Sep 1, 2009
  12. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    tony cooper Guest

    This is a rare, very rare, instance of Ray Fischer being right.
    Godwin's Law specifically relates to a mention of Hitler or Nazis.
    Mike Godwin himself explains it at
    http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/2.10/godwin.if.html

    If you wish to invoke something similar relating to a mention of
    Mussolini or Fascists, you could make it Campbell's Corollary or some
    such.
    You are either being excessively, and undeservedly, kind or you are
    simply not paying attention. Your statement implies that Ray has
    offered something of substance, but not recently. I don't recall him
    *ever* offering anything of substance.
     
    tony cooper, Sep 2, 2009
  13. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Ray Fischer Guest

    So you mention fascists already. Godwin's. Thread ended.

    Your rules.
     
    Ray Fischer, Sep 2, 2009
  14. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Ray Fischer Guest

    Graham is a liar. And as further evidence of his lack of morals he
    thinks that killing people by the hundreds of thousands is justified
    by simply accusing leaders of being tyrants.

    I wonder how graham would ract if some other nation decided that Bush
    was a criminal and needed to be removed from office by force. What
    would graham say if some other nation invaded the US and killed a
    quarter million people in order to impose a new government?
    I certainly don't think that killing innocent people by the thousands
    is justified by the ample use of propaganda. That you do reveals you
    to be a gullible idiot.
    Criminals? Like Bush?
     
    Ray Fischer, Sep 2, 2009
  15. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Ray Fischer Guest

    And Bush murdered a quarter million in just a couple of years.

    So what makes you any different?
     
    Ray Fischer, Sep 2, 2009
  16. What makes you think I'd be a better politician than the millions who
    came to the same conclusions?

    I also note that most of the high ranking politicians in the UK who
    voiced the same opinions found that doing so had a bad effect on their
    political career. I also note that when the anonymous British expert
    on Saddam's weaponry who leaked similar suspicions to the BBC was
    unmasked as the very knowledgeable and highly respected Dr Kelly, he
    "committed suicide" unexpectedly in suspicious circumstances, and
    the head of the BBC was forced to resign.

    How did the US treat those of its high ranking politicians who drew
    attention to the facts suggesting that the public was being hoodwinked
    by the warmongers?
     
    Chris Malcolm, Sep 2, 2009
  17. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Chris H Guest

    I first used it in 2008 and don't remember it being there in 2005
    Also better than Frankfurt or Paris
     
    Chris H, Sep 2, 2009
  18. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Chris H Guest

    No according to the MoD and FCO
    On the ME? 1998... it is in the RGS library.
     
    Chris H, Sep 2, 2009
  19. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Chris H Guest

    Only in the government and about 10% of the public.
     
    Chris H, Sep 2, 2009
  20. Kulvinder Singh Matharu

    Chris H Guest

    In the case of Scott Ritter (ex USMC and UN inspector) he found himself
    in the middle of a trumped up pedophile charge all of which disappeared
    in the following months but it finished his career.

    I not Colin Powell also said much of the evidence was false. In fact
    quite a few on retirement and getting out have spilled the beans
     
    Chris H, Sep 2, 2009
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