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May 2, 2012, 11:50 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: O Negative Blood
Replies: 6
Views: 1052

O Negative Blood

there is something big wrong with the blood bank system here in Thailand. About three months ago I wanted to go to the hospital ( Phimai) and give some blood. I believe it was for the International red cross day or something. (not sure any more) I have O Negative blood type. They told me that this w...
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April 25, 2012, 4:15 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: BP
Replies: 184
Views: 11537

BP

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/24/kurt-mix-bp-engineer-oil-spill_n_1449316.html?ref=green as predicted: the first charges and the first arrest....for destroying hundreds of messages.... Happy to see that arrests are finally being made.... but I think that this guy is just a scapegoat. Kurt M...
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October 11, 2011, 2:48 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: BP
Replies: 184
Views: 11537

BP

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/14/gulf-oil-spill-report_n_961657.html and one more federal report that confirms what I always said in the past: BP bears ultimate responsibility for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, a key government panel said Wednesday in a report that assigns mo...
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September 26, 2011, 9:35 am
Forum: World News
Topic: Now What? (American Politics)
Replies: 261
Views: 15795

Now What? (American Politics)

the view on this topic of an ex republican turned independent: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg criticized the 2012 GOP presidential field for the candidates' extreme positions on Sunday, lambasting their questioning of science and rejection of more moderate policies. "Some of these candidates'...
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September 25, 2011, 10:49 am
Forum: World News
Topic: Now What? (American Politics)
Replies: 261
Views: 15795

Now What? (American Politics)

jimboLV wrote: Newt Gingrich
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: you are joking of course :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
perhaps he will stand a chance if he takes Palin as his Vice President :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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August 2, 2011, 4:47 pm
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: What will happen if the USA defaults?
Replies: 302
Views: 19286

What will happen if the USA defaults?

There seem to be a fair amount of economists who are of the opinion that now is not the time for the US to worry about its debt....as it struggles to get the economy back on its feet. Paul Krugman (yes, I know, he's on the left side of the line) had an interesting piece in the NYT yesterday http://...
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July 23, 2011, 12:01 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: BP
Replies: 184
Views: 11537

BP

The government’s chief investigation into last year’s Deepwater Horizon disaster will not be complete by a July 27 deadline, officials confirmed today. BP’s $7.2 billion Reliance oil, gas deal gets India approval Posted on July 22, 2011 at 11:20 am by Bloomberg in Drilling, Economics, Oil BP Plc, Eu...
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July 23, 2011, 11:37 am
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: What will happen if the USA defaults?
Replies: 302
Views: 19286

What will happen if the USA defaults?

KHONDAHM wrote: Republican politicians have proven to the world that they are each and every a village idiot.
I would change this to " ALL the Politicians " in general,
not only the republicans :evil: :evil: :evil:
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July 19, 2011, 12:52 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: BP
Replies: 184
Views: 11537

BP

perhaps time to sell the rest of the BP shares: ;) ;) because here we go again: BP reports Alaskan leak By Tom Bergin and Yereth Rosen, Reuters Tuesday, 19 July 2011 BP has reported another pipe- line leak at its Alaskan oilfields , frustrating the oil giant's attempts to rebuild its reputation afte...
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June 27, 2011, 10:40 am
Forum: World News
Topic: ClimateGate busts things wide open
Replies: 3013
Views: 291592

ClimateGate busts things wide open

Are you saying that science should be decided by majority vote? Strange... thankfully most educated people take polls with lots of salt..... just to give one example how dangerous polls are Poll: Most Americans Don't Believe Evolution According to a Newsweek poll done in march of 2007: Only 13% of A...
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June 24, 2011, 1:44 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: BP
Replies: 184
Views: 11537

BP

Transocean report: BP didn’t assess risks properly before blowout *update* Posted on June 22, 2011 at 7:11 am by Tom Fowler in Accidents, Gulf Oil Disaster BP failed to properly assess, manage and communicate risks, didn’t adequately test cement and misinterpreted a key pressure test prior to the d...
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June 24, 2011, 10:50 am
Forum: World News
Topic: ClimateGate busts things wide open
Replies: 3013
Views: 291592

ClimateGate busts things wide open

Both Gore and Monckton have no scientific education Both no scientific education, YET,...... Monckton’s presentations are more convincing than what Gore preached. and this is based on.... his science education????? This is being proved by the almost cult following he is achieving. oh, so no science...
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June 13, 2011, 3:38 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Location of Junk/Secondhand Shops/Flea Markets etc
Replies: 14
Views: 3106

Location of Junk/Secondhand Shops/Flea Markets etc

Hi, I posted something on the shopping forum but may have been to vague so I'll try here. I collect records, coins & watches / clocks & spend 3 months a year in NE Thailand 1/2 way between Udon & Sakon Nakhon. Can anyone please assist me with locations of second hand shops / flea markets / pawn sho...
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June 9, 2011, 10:44 am
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: BP
Replies: 184
Views: 11537

BP

Was Tony Hayward right that BP's Gulf of Mexico oil disaster was 'modest'? modest disaster ????? :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: the arrogance of some people ( Tony & Co.) never stops to amaze me..... Calling the explosion of deepwater horizon that KILLED 11 PEOPLE a modest disaster is :confused...
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June 7, 2011, 3:16 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: BP
Replies: 184
Views: 11537

BP

BP, which made $6.1 billion in profits in the first quarter of this year, never obtained permits from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The protection of the ecosystem did not matter. But BP is hardly alone. Drilling with utter disregard to the ecosystem is common practice among ...
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June 7, 2011, 11:09 am
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: BP
Replies: 184
Views: 11537

BP

^^ Long on hyperbole, and short on evidence. An essay is a piece of writing which is often written from an author's personal point of view. Essays can consist of a number of elements, including: literary criticism, political manifestos, learned arguments, observations of daily life, recollections, ...
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June 5, 2011, 6:37 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: BP
Replies: 184
Views: 11537

BP

.Superb essay that shows the connection between extremely powerful corporations (as BP) and unrestricted capitalism, he explains how unrestricted capitalism, will lead to extremely powerful corporations ( BP and Co.) that will control the government which will help the corporation in rigging the mar...
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June 5, 2011, 1:28 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: TIT: This Is Thailand explained in a brilliant way
Replies: 1
Views: 1624

TIT: This Is Thailand explained in a brilliant way

the opinions of the author Voranai Vanijaka of Thailand are spot on. this article is excellent! How he makes the connection on the patronage system in Thailand is very well though out. a beauty of an article =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> A portrait of a dysfunctional family Published: 5/06/2011 at 12:00 AM Ne...
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June 4, 2011, 12:20 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: the EURO is dead
Replies: 36
Views: 3231

the EURO is dead

the euro is dead ?????? :D :D :D

1 EUR = 1.4624 USD

Euro gains vs dollar, Swiss franc hits record highs

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/ ... 4020110527

=D> =D> =D> =D> =D>
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May 15, 2011, 3:52 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Shipping containers for sale?
Replies: 4
Views: 1445

Shipping containers for sale?

or closer by,
I remember that they were selling used containers in korat.
Don´t know about the price,
but I can check it out as I visit Korat one a month

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