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Old 08-14-2013, 01:00 PM   #71
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Originally Posted by mhgaffney View Post
Don't misunderstand.

The end of the Cold War should have ushered in a new era of peace and prosperity -- but instead we got a Savings and Loan fiasco, derivatives up the wazoo, and an out of control US War Machine bent on full spectrum dominance.
Only because the USSR went away. Riiiiiiiight.

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Originally Posted by mhgaffney
Given the disaster of the last 22 years -- US empire -- the stability of the Cold War almost looks like the good ol days.
You're right - thousands of nuclear weapons, to be launched on a hair-trigger, pointing at each other and at allies is soooooo much better.

NOT.

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Originally Posted by mhgaffney
The sociopaths who run the US have shown we are not worthy to lead the world.
Global dominance by the USSR would be better, riiiiiiiiight?
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