A former Abuzzer having got tired of mutual flaming on the mentioned site.
An Israeli citizen since 1990; mixed (German+Jewish) origin. In 1963-90 lived in the USSR. A former military professional; participated in the Afghanistan campaign in 1982-86, the highest career achievement -- infantry company commander at rank of captain. Dismissed due to shock wave injuries.
Interests: reading, Web surfing, history, geopolitics.
Political affiliation: moderate conservative
Languages: Russian (mother tongue), English, Hebrew
Sun 4 Jul, 2004 03:16 pm - Regarding the name of the topic: forgive me my ignorance, but which kind of sport is called an English football? Football is an American game, and British people prefer soccer... (view)
Sun 4 Jul, 2004 02:34 pm - I do not think zero tolerance toward drugs being a wrong policy. Drugs destroy thousands of young people, making them useless human garbage.
The methods employed in anti-drug war have lots of... (view)
Sun 4 Jul, 2004 02:13 pm - There was once a government-sponsored drugs manufacturing. Under regime of Noriega in Panama. As far as I remember, the USA was necessitated to remove Noriega from his office and to put him to jail... (view)
Sun 4 Jul, 2004 01:52 pm - [quote="Rick Disraeli"]I do think that drugs (softdrugs) can be part of us[/quote]
Drugs are the synonym of voluntary insanity. So is alcohol. Why should all this be a part of us? (view)
Sun 4 Jul, 2004 01:47 pm - Drugs usage was imported to the West from the Arab countries and Turkey. It would be in favor of West to return it back to its inventors and to make all the Europe and the USA free of any drugs... (view)
Sun 4 Jul, 2004 01:38 pm - And the number of young Malaysians using any drugs may be even lower. Drugs dealing and trafficking is eligible there to death penalty, and the law is strictly enforced. I am not a great admirer of... (view)