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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.

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.


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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