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by Dave Saxton
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Climate Change agenda
Replies: 235
Views: 35248

Re: The Climate Change agenda

Anti-AGW is a conspiracy theory. The big bad LIBRULS are trying to take people's 102" TV. Non-critical thinkers often accept conspiracy theories, at least until they realize the BS that they're built on. So here we are discussing science using critical thinking and you come along and present a........
by Dave Saxton
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Climate Change agenda
Replies: 235
Views: 35248

Re: The Climate Change agenda

I don't think it right to accuse RF of not understanding the science. He demonstrates that he does have a grasp on science. He understands that a correlation does not prove causation, but a lack of correlations disproves causation. Very basic science method. The truth is that there is no correlation...
by Dave Saxton
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: World War II
Topic: Gen.Mark Clark's Mistake at ANZIO in 1944
Replies: 11
Views: 5333

Re: Gen.Mark Clark's Mistake at ANZIO in 1944

It is not my intention to "win" anything or to be an apologist for Clark. I'm just pointing out that the issue may be more complicated than Clark's ego getting the better of him. Maybe it did. I read a few dissertations at the Military Academy online library on the matter and it just seems to be an ...
by Dave Saxton
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Climate Change agenda
Replies: 235
Views: 35248

Re: The Climate Change agenda

Marc, I tried to find a linkable copy of the older versions but no luck. The search engines kept routing to the revised editions. This issue came to my attention when I read that the official document had been removed from the web site last year. Many called foul and it was put back up, but then som...
by Dave Saxton
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Climate Change agenda
Replies: 235
Views: 35248

Re: The Climate Change agenda

They altered the document recently as I understand it. It was rewriting history. Those that have copies of the original published document called foul last year when they compared it to the newest online version.
by Dave Saxton
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Climate Change agenda
Replies: 235
Views: 35248

Re: The Climate Change agenda

Be aware that the IPPC has significantly altered the original document.
by Dave Saxton
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: World War II
Topic: Gen.Mark Clark's Mistake at ANZIO in 1944
Replies: 11
Views: 5333

Re: Gen.Mark Clark's Mistake at ANZIO in 1944

Okay I found it. It was from the papers of historian Sidney Matthews who had interviewed Clark about the matter during May 1948. …When General Clark changed the axis of the beachhead attack on 25 May 1944, he did so because he did not believe the attack against Valmontone would cut off the Germans a...
by Dave Saxton
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: World War II
Topic: Gen.Mark Clark's Mistake at ANZIO in 1944
Replies: 11
Views: 5333

Re: Gen.Mark Clark's Mistake at ANZIO in 1944

Yet it never resulted in retarding his career or anything. Did he have Ultra Intel that resulted in his actions but that could not be used in his defense in the public histories? I seem to recall something like that but can't find the source at the moment.
by Dave Saxton
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Climate Change agenda
Replies: 235
Views: 35248

Re: The Climate Change agenda

All of the criticised models are developed and documented in peer-reviewed scientific journals. The IPCC reports are summaries of these papers. Did you miss this part?: Santer created the first clear example of the IPCC manipulation of science for a political agenda. He used his position to establi...
by Dave Saxton
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: If Bismarck had made it to France
Replies: 92
Views: 9053

Re: If Bismarck had made it to France

largest strategic defeats to Kriegsmarine in the war? There is no question that the loss of the Bismarck was a catastrophic defeat for the KM. Not only the loss of the ship and the men but also the loss of the experienced fleet staff. Hitler's paranoids became the central themes of the strategic vi...
by Dave Saxton
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: If Bismarck had made it to France
Replies: 92
Views: 9053

Re: If Bismarck had made it to France

For Dave: I don't know about Gneisenau's KTB but Scharnhorst's makes no mention of all these other enemies. According to Koop and Schmolke: 05:10 Heavy guns opened fire. Enemy is identified as battlecruiser Renown class. 05:11 Behind enemy ship one or two other targets. and 05:20 Turned to steer 03...
by Dave Saxton
Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Hypothetical Naval Scenarios
Topic: Scharnhorst w/ 38cm's and other improvements
Replies: 37
Views: 5959

Re: Scharnhorst w/ 38cm's and other improvements

Duke of York did not use any other radar type to direct fire at Scharnhorst after the 284 went down. Neither did it use 273 to assist in spotting after the 284 was unable to spot the fall of shot. Instead it asked any other British ship via voice radio that could spot the fall of shot to forward the...
by Dave Saxton
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: If Bismarck had made it to France
Replies: 92
Views: 9053

Re: If Bismarck had made it to France

S&G had guns, speed and armour and each other to rely on and thus clear superiority over any single opponent thy might meet, just as they had when they engaged Renown. Except this was not really clear to Lutjen's in the case of the Renown. The Renown was misidentified as the Nelson or Rodney and he...
by Dave Saxton
Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: If Bismarck had made it to France
Replies: 92
Views: 9053

Re: If Bismarck had made it to France

wadinga wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:38 pm
These delays plus darkness, smoke floats and the failure of Scheer's radar allowed further ships to escape.
Not exactly. The report indicates that although the radar was affected by shock it could be re-set each time.
by Dave Saxton
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: If Bismarck had made it to France
Replies: 92
Views: 9053

Re: If Bismarck had made it to France

The Germans used destroyers against some of the early PQ convoys, but they did not succeed in breaking through the close escort. Basically it was a lot of near misses scored by both escorts and attackers and the attacks were not successful at either destroying shipping or dispersing the convoy. If t...