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by disha
15 Nov 2019 09:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

KLNMurthy wrote:Key thing right now is to maximize the number of individual contributors, more than the actual amount.


Of course. Numbers of individual contributors matter. I was highlighting the power of only 25% of 200k giving just $10 adds up fast. Preferably TG's goal should be 300k by March. It is doable.
by disha
15 Nov 2019 09:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 407
Views: 107441

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

I want to quote Indranil & Nilesh's article http://delhidefencereview.com/2019/10/15/a-detailed-look-at-the-design-evolution-of-indias-naval-lca-mk1-fighter/ As of now, the IN has ordered a total of 8 NLCA Mk1 aircraft which includes 4 Trainers and 4 Fighters [5]. Given the above support from IN...
by disha
15 Nov 2019 01:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I contributed a couple of weeks back. if I contribute once more, would be it counted or they are loooking for unique small donors? I might give on my wife's name. Do give in your wife's name - since she is an additional individual. You can contribute per person till $5k limit to be considered it as...
by disha
14 Nov 2019 22:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 407
Views: 107441

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Tens of landings. All the tests that they did at SBTF since the first trap will be repeated on the carrier. Same with take offs. But the duration will be shorter as they dont have to wait for favorable wind conditions. I seriously am thinking that IN and MoD must order a squadron (16 + 2) of NLCA. ...
by disha
13 Nov 2019 12:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Meanwhile, and of FAR greater concern to Yindoos... Rudradev'ji, let me tell a parable. There were stray pigs around my house and one of the days the municipality decides to get rid of the pigs and goes after chasing and collecting them. Pigs being pigs, they end up in my yard and in all the skirmi...
by disha
13 Nov 2019 12:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Tulsi already qualified for Nov debate. One poll away from Dec debate Thanks for the correction. Yes, Tulsi qualified for November 20 debate on Nov. 7. For December debate, she is still short (very short) by some 7k individual donors and one more poll that puts her in 6% from one more state out of ...
by disha
13 Nov 2019 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Where is dishaji seeing this? SeeEnn just now, says Iowa Poll puts TG at 2% . Poll is of "likely kakoose-goers". Pls clarify, thx. Is SeeEnnEnn lying on that scale? Mayor Pete looks like a snake-oil salesman. UB'ji, if you ask the kakooses among yak herders, you get a kakoose-poll! The ab...
by disha
13 Nov 2019 01:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

If one has to understand India, one can do by understanding the political parties, the key players in political parties and their support base - objectively. Key is objectively. Of course WaPos and NyTimes of the world miss completely because they are *not* objective. They are racist and everything ...
by disha
10 Nov 2019 10:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

All I am saying is that Harris may come back. Then she will be a good VP candidate for Biden or Warren. Both are white and old. No intersectionality. Mayor may be gay or something but he is still a white man. Biden would not pick Mayor. Harris is the natural pick. Both were Obama lackeys. Vayutuvan...
by disha
08 Nov 2019 12:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

She is in fifth place in yesterday's Monmouth college polls with 5%. Biden and Warren each are at 23% followed by Sanders at 20% and Mayor Pete at 9% followed by Harris. :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Sorry to be facetious. I am not going with polls. Also being a Obama lackey, she is getting mileage in me...
by disha
07 Nov 2019 12:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Kamala is done. Currently she is a pariah. Total loser.
by disha
07 Nov 2019 01:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

BTW, did people watch Bernie's endorsement by Ilhan Omar? If they have not, please do watch and cringe.

It is interesting that "progressives" support a Jihadin! In effect, 'progressives' are not really progressives or liberal. They are just ultra-left.
by disha
07 Nov 2019 01:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The math just doesn't add up for Tandon. I suspect it will be much the same for Sharma vs. Swalwell. Don't waste your time or money expecting Khanna to be unseated by Tandon. If you have the cash to drop on making a 'statement', go ahead. Far better, actually, to primary Khanna from within his own ...
by disha
06 Nov 2019 11:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I can't count the number of times I have seen these exact set of circumstance shown in actual Hollywood movies and TV shows. Epstein is indeed murky. Do check out this books by Max Bloomenthal Max Blumenthal (2009): Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party Max Blumenthal (2...
by disha
06 Nov 2019 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Ritesh Tandon a Silicon Valley Republican is running against Ro Khanna in C-17. Nisha Sharma, Republican is similarly running against Eric Swawell in C-15. We are now seeing a change in Indian American posture. Not just fund raisers but candidates themselves. This is good news indeed. Both Ro Khann...
by disha
06 Nov 2019 02:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

While the show on Trumpeachment is going on, there is a side show on Epstein happening: https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/11/05/abc-under-fire-for-holding-back-on-epstein-story/ And coming back to understanding US through its election cycle, has any posters wondered why Julian Castro is not getting a...
by disha
06 Nov 2019 01:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750717

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^India can easily put a GHG clause on Australia and ask their dairy industry to match the energy input to an Indian cow. That includes land management and water management. This will put Oz and Nz dairy industry to a disadvantage. There are several sectors where India can bring out the hidden suppor...
by disha
04 Nov 2019 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I have older relatives (and I’m old myself) that constantly vote for the INC because they brought India independence and got handouts from the INC. These people have become vote banks and their party can do no wrong. It is difficult to break through shibboleths. Particularly when they invested thei...
by disha
04 Nov 2019 09:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Just came back from a local Mandir where it's sort of become fashion by many coconuts to call Tulsi a fake Hindu. Most of them recent arrivals in last two decades who don't even have any idea about struggles that went into building a Hindu Mandir that they were standing in. Their only qualifiers to...
by disha
04 Nov 2019 09:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Attack Pakistan and dismember it? Have Newt light lamps? Hold hearings in the House and praise India? Komal'ji, why not? At Howdy Modi event attended by Trump, Modi declared that Radical Islamic Terror is the scourge of humanity and it was answered in affirmative. In fact, he went and said that a d...
by disha
03 Nov 2019 07:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I have no idea. But her antics have no impact on the debate. Then request to please get some idea. And antics of both AOC and Ilhan Omar have major impact on the debate. In fact, Bernie wanted to get AOC's endorsement and there was a major drama around it. Similarly several of the Democrats want Il...
by disha
03 Nov 2019 04:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^ Komal'ji, please do not be imprisoned by the past. Look at the current and future. Who is controlling the democrat party and which democrat have come out in support of Article 370? Why Ilhan Omar & AOC have such a stranglehold on democrat party? Did you see what Ilhan Omar recently did? Why no...
by disha
03 Nov 2019 04:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

HITLERY. OBAMBA. KKKLINTON. Urban naxalite. Komal'ji, it is not about le-publicans vs. democrats. Racism is past. In Texas 'Howdy Modi' has buried racism. There will be sections, and large sections of American societies which will be parochial and racial and all that, but their effect is waning fas...
by disha
02 Nov 2019 08:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Elizabeth Warren sank her campaign with her 'medicare for all plan'! 1. Her medicare for all plan calls for shuttering all private insurance 2. That means 2 million people will lose their jobs. And guess what where will they go for medical insurance? They will go onto public funded medical insurance...
by disha
02 Nov 2019 04:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

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Beto has dropped out of race. :((

Some pompous Clintonite once said

"Biden and Beto is a ticket for next 16 years" !!!! :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
by disha
01 Nov 2019 09:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I have been supporting Tulsi Gabbard since the onset and today she crossed Kamala Harris in national polls. KH campaign has sunk. Biden's campaign is sinking. Bernie's has stalled. Only real contenders at this stage are Warren, Pete, Yang and Tulsi. Castro, Beto, Steyer and Amy are not in the news! ...
by disha
31 Oct 2019 01:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4341
Views: 246398

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Admin systems were compromised and not control systems. They are generally air gapped. Of course lot of so-called security experts will come out of wood work, but the fact is that this should not be seen as new. All systems (admin and control) are always under attack including a via a 'stray device ...
by disha
22 Oct 2019 01:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Should we discontinue EVMs?
Replies: 2401
Views: 111182

Re: Should we discontinue EVMs?

kapilbishnoi wrote:
In all EVMs used in the year 2004. code was sent to chip manufacturer in USA and chip manufacturer in the USA burnt the code in ROM. So the chip manufacturer was free to put any trojan inside !! This was the level of precaution taken


:facepalm:

IB4TL
by disha
18 Oct 2019 04:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750717

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

A criticism against GST is definitely a vote for corruption. Corruption emanating from what I call Babucracy. I agree, GST did kill one segment of Indian economy. Inflation . For the first time in history there was no Nirupa Roy'esque angst against 'Mehengai ka zamana' (Days of Inflation) during gen...
by disha
08 Oct 2019 02:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3485
Views: 357087

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Morarji Desai as traitor is a canard spread by CONgoons. Please do not put much credence in that yarn.

It is to Morarji' Desai's credit that ISRO's SHAR has evolved as a space port.
by disha
08 Oct 2019 02:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750717

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

What I want to know is, how can I help people in my pind attain skills in things like Phulkari and handicraft making? I have emailed a few organisations, but none have replied. Does anyone have any leads? They are in Hoshiarpur District. Can you reach out to Smriti Irani (on twitter) or some way? T...
by disha
03 Oct 2019 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3485
Views: 357087

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

vijayk wrote:Does anyone remember the name of Bengali leftwing scum author who used to write in rediff.com?


Pro-fool Bidwai https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Praful_Bidwai

Rediff has his articles going only until 2002. If you remember the title of the article, you might be able to search for it.
by disha
03 Oct 2019 02:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The giddy crowd of wackos who supported BS are now up for grabs. I doubt if they are ready to vote DT. Most likely Biden will try to grab them (he's "flexible"). Will Andrew Yang surge I wonder. In the long term they are likely to vote Pocahontas. Pocahontas can and will be beaten. Becaus...
by disha
02 Oct 2019 23:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

pankajs wrote:Ro(ndu) Khanna would be sufficient.


+72
by disha
02 Oct 2019 23:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407801

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Breaking news: Bernie Sanders was hospitalized and then stented twice. https://www.vox.com/2019/10/2/20895083/bernie-sanders-hospital-surgery-stent-emergency At this point Bernie's campaign is over. Gungadin Ro(na-dhona) Khanna is really gonna cry now! He is done. In nutshell, Kamala's and Sanders c...
by disha
29 Sep 2019 05:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2969
Views: 409214

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Iyerval's 3 part series on Cashmere vs Kashmir is a must read. Linking it here below. For the first time I read about 'Friendly stone pelters'! https://theprint.in/opinion/i-went-to-meet-pellet-gun-victims-in-soura-the-new-epicentre-of-kashmirs-anger/295950/ https://theprint.in/opinion/bbc-al-jazeer...
by disha
27 Sep 2019 04:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3418
Views: 477388

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

This is very much India-US relations. Modi supporting Trump and one talking about a decisive battle against terrorism and another talking about radical islamic terrorism has changed the tone. And Democrats supporting Jihadi terrorists means die is cast and who wins is imperative to India-US relation...
by disha
25 Sep 2019 23:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3418
Views: 477388

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Conspiracy Theory - I Trump commits to fight against Radical Islamic Terrorism. Out comes impeachment proceedings against Trump by Dumbocrats. Why shady dealings of Biden and Kerry kids are not being investigated? Two top officials of Obama's administration are mired in corruption and nary a word a...
by disha
25 Sep 2019 10:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3418
Views: 477388

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Trumps no fan of Islamic terrorism, and can readily be expected to say the right thing there. However he doesn't necessarily know who the enemy is, or think some of those whom he does business with are enemies. Probably he has a simplistic idea of what constitutes such a terrorist, and any such nua...
by disha
25 Sep 2019 10:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3418
Views: 477388

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Breaking: Pelosi initiated impeachment inquiry against Trump. Most experts saying Ukraine revelations over last few days finally got her to give in to the pressure from a lot of Democrats. Showboating by Nancy Pelosi to protect her own chair. Biden & Son are corrupt, but DNC being taken over by...

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