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post #121 of 124 (permalink) Old 05-28-2008, 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by RushFan View Post
I've begun to ponder the fact that we have avoided atomic/nuclear conflict for more than 60 years. That's a pretty good streak in anyones language!
That's kinda like me saying "I haven't murdered anyone in my 17 years of life, that's a pretty good streak!". Nuclear weapons shouldn't even be a last resort, they are far too dangerous.
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post #122 of 124 (permalink) Old 05-28-2008, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by FunkYou View Post
Al Queda First grew to prominence and influence after America meddling in afghanistan and now they get a membership boost due to US actions in Iraq.
Not only did Bin Laden receive funding, training, and more from the CIA, but our abandonment of the country after the USSR's retreat is the reason the Taliban rose to power.

As for Iraq, much of the chemical weapons used by Hussein against Iran and the Kurds were purchased from the US. Also, as late as 9 months before Hussein invaded Kuwait, Bush Sr. pushed through another $1 billion in aid, despite knowing full well what the money was being used to fund. Next we can talk about the devastating economic sanctions, which led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of innocent people in Iraq.

You would think the american government would learn that they are, rather than fighting terrorism, helping its recruitment drives instead.
It's almost as if they know exactly what they're doing, which is even more frightening. I mean, what's the point of basing nearly a quarter of the country's economy on arms production if there's no intention of using or selling them?

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That longing to return to the retarded past can only be born of some collective, subconscious, internal desire to try to turn back the clock on humanity and halt our obvious progression towards the inevitable zombie apocalypse of 2012.

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post #123 of 124 (permalink) Old 05-28-2008, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by milkkid291 View Post
The list is pretty long, but if you want me to go into further detail after looking at this

All you did was give me a list of "socialist countries." Wtf does that prove?

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The power of Aleks, his small baby and pimp hardcore dogs has granted you useful insight, my friend.
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post #124 of 124 (permalink) Old 05-28-2008, 06:16 PM
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Originally Posted by wukkadb View Post
All you did was give me a list of "socialist countries." Wtf does that prove?
I'm glad you put "socialist countries" in quotes, because there has not been a true example of full socialism or communism on this earth. So people can quit bashing it as a system of government UNTIL someone actually tries it and sees if it works well.

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