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Phoonzang Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-19-11 09:05 AM
Response to Reply #8
10. Nope. Democratic Socialists.
Edited on Tue Jul-19-11 09:11 AM by Phoonzang
Or Social Democrats. Whatev.
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  -Brazil to build nuclear submarines which will dramatically alter balance of power in South America Judi Lynn  Jul-18-11 10:00 PM   #0 
  - "as Brazil thinks the islands should belong to Argentina."  naaman fletcher   Jul-19-11 12:03 AM   #1 
  - Considering that they're British have been since 1841, I think we know  Phoonzang   Jul-19-11 09:04 AM   #9 
  - Brazil begins building 4 diesel-powered submarines, looks ahead to having nuclear vessel  Judi Lynn   Jul-19-11 12:17 AM   #2 
  - That Daily Mail headline and story is bs  rabs   Jul-19-11 01:02 AM   #3 
     - That hit me as odd after I posted it. I had focused on the submarine itself,  Judi Lynn   Jul-19-11 01:33 AM   #4 
  - This is a huge mistake  hack89   Jul-19-11 07:08 AM   #5 
  - That depends on who is building them...  Cool Logic   Jul-19-11 04:45 PM   #40 
  - An example of AIP for the curious...  hunter   Jul-24-11 08:48 AM   #58 
  - Why?  WatsonT   Jul-19-11 08:43 AM   #6 
  - submarines in defensive roles  melm00se   Jul-19-11 08:54 AM   #7 
  - Doesn't Brazil have better & more pressing use for that money?  FLPanhandle   Jul-19-11 08:57 AM   #8 
  - Nope. Democratic Socialists.  Phoonzang   Jul-19-11 09:05 AM   #10 
  - Three words: Goodbye US Empire  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 01:57 PM   #11 
  - Are you kidding?  hack89   Jul-19-11 02:03 PM   #12 
  - Your point is that the "mighty USA" can never be successfully opposed???  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 02:07 PM   #13 
     - The point is that nuclear submarines are not the best tool to oppose the US  hack89   Jul-19-11 02:20 PM   #16 
        - As was mentioned years ago by Lula, they plan to use them to protect their oil. n/t  Judi Lynn   Jul-19-11 02:32 PM   #18 
           - Smart move don't ya think?  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 02:45 PM   #21 
           - Absolutely! The time demands it, doesn't it? It also is a complete declaration to other countries  Judi Lynn   Jul-19-11 03:02 PM   #29 
              - +1  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 04:21 PM   #35 
           - There are better and cheaper ways  hack89   Jul-19-11 02:52 PM   #24 
              - Two words: Peak Oil  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 03:02 PM   #28 
              - Still doesn't justify nukes. nt  hack89   Jul-19-11 03:05 PM   #30 
                 - Common misconception: nuclear powered does NOT mean it carries nuclear missiles  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 04:29 PM   #36 
                    - Let examine your misconceptions  hack89   Jul-19-11 04:40 PM   #39 
              - That's not the only advantage a nuke sub has.  Angleae   Jul-19-11 09:40 PM   #55 
                 - Not AIP submarines  hack89   Jul-19-11 09:56 PM   #56 
  - "vampiric grasp of US Imperialist and CIA death squads"  FLPanhandle   Jul-19-11 02:11 PM   #14 
  - Some context was definitely missing  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 02:40 PM   #20 
     - Oh I know my history  FLPanhandle   Jul-19-11 02:47 PM   #22 
     - You may not know the history that I know, but for now I'll just bask in the compliment :-)  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 04:32 PM   #37 
     - Here's a jiffy grab regarding US support of their murderous right-wing coup in 1964:  Judi Lynn   Jul-19-11 02:58 PM   #27 
  - US/cIA etc been trying to set up camp for ages in SA- glad to see they are  lunasun   Jul-24-11 11:38 AM   #60 
  - WTF? With all the poverty and problems Brazil has..... {heavy sigh} :-/ n/t  DeSwiss   Jul-19-11 02:17 PM   #15 
  - Hmmm. Maybe googling the history in that region may answer the poverty question???  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 02:47 PM   #23 
  - I know the history. I'm asking about the REALITY. n/t  DeSwiss   Jul-19-11 07:42 PM   #50 
     - 1962, 1964 to 1985 -- you know the history of Brazil  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 09:07 PM   #53 
        - Why stop at the 1800's?  DeSwiss   Jul-19-11 09:30 PM   #54 
  - Let's look at both of our countries.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-19-11 05:07 PM   #46 
     - I KNOW we're stupid. I thought they were smarter. n/t  DeSwiss   Jul-19-11 07:43 PM   #51 
  - Article from 2008 indicates former President Lula's plans to start using submarines:  Judi Lynn   Jul-19-11 02:31 PM   #17 
  - More Brazil news from today: Brazil unemployment rate drops to 6.2 percent in June  Judi Lynn   Jul-19-11 02:34 PM   #19 
  - 6.2%??? What is Brazil's policy on accepting refugees?  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 02:56 PM   #26 
     - Amazing, isn't it? Lula's the "dude" that "dood it." Funny how our corporate media  Judi Lynn   Jul-19-11 03:08 PM   #31 
     - That goes along with my question: how many times can the US get away with brutal tactics...  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 04:16 PM   #33 
        - Thanks so much for this link. Immediately filed it away for personal use. Wow. n/t  Judi Lynn   Jul-19-11 04:56 PM   #44 
           - Honestly, I wish I'd never read that info (from another source originally)  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 05:36 PM   #48 
     - With an average yearly income of less than $4,500  FLPanhandle   Jul-19-11 03:09 PM   #32 
     - Then the cost of living is lower there - perfect for me  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 04:19 PM   #34 
        - Roughly half, although it varies wildly for each kind of product or service.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-19-11 04:53 PM   #42 
        - Thanks for the info!  txlibdem   Jul-19-11 05:42 PM   #49 
        - Hey, if you found a place perfect for you, then go for it.  FLPanhandle   Jul-19-11 07:45 PM   #52 
     - You might want to check their murder and violent crime rates first.  hack89   Jul-19-11 05:09 PM   #47 
  - I have no problem with it.  madokie   Jul-19-11 02:54 PM   #25 
  - I see nothing about this in Brazilian media. No sources.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-19-11 04:37 PM   #38 
  - Rabs posted this one earlier from Brazil:  Judi Lynn   Jul-19-11 04:51 PM   #41 
  - Fyi JB Online had stories on Saturday and yesterday (Monday)  rabs   Jul-19-11 04:55 PM   #43 
     - Ah, thanks. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-19-11 05:06 PM   #45 
  - Brazil's new nuclear subs to defend oil wells  Judi Lynn   Jul-24-11 01:39 AM   #57 
  - And "project global power". What a noble goal. nt  hack89   Jul-24-11 11:13 AM   #59 
  - Looks like they're cooking up a Monroe Doctrine of their own.  sofa king   Jul-24-11 12:29 PM   #61 
 

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