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Old 05-08-2014, 10:38 AM   #1
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On April 28 the flagship US newspaper, the Washington Post, ran a story the theme of which is that war makes us safer and richer.

Here are the graphics from that piece.

In the race to the bottom we have arrived. MHG
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Old 05-08-2014, 02:55 PM   #2
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You didn't bother to find and read the Ian Morris Washington Post Op Ed being cited here, did you Gaff?
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Old 05-08-2014, 02:58 PM   #3
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The author points out the undeniable, (if uncomfortable) fact that you (and I, and everyone else alive today) are 1/30th as likely to die a violent death as we would have been if we lived during the stone age.
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Old 05-08-2014, 05:19 PM   #4
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Perpetual war for perpetual peace.
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Old 05-17-2014, 10:29 PM   #5
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Peace is the interim while we prepare for war.
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