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krucial Donating Member (103 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 09:46 AM
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27. More propaganda
As expected,the spokesman for the military industrial complex and defense contra tors is warning us that we are doomed if we don't expand our military and defense.
The Sky will fall,we will cease to exist,Western civilization will be doomed,Israel will be threatened.

I am getting sick and tired of the same old song.
American Imperialism under the cloak of "defending America,our strategic interest,and defending freedom must end,to stop the killing,bloodshed pain and misery of those whose land we keep invading,occupying and destroying.

This warning of impending gloom and doom has been played out,Americans should be sick and tired by now,of being scared into a state of perpetual fear and paranoia,at perceived threat and imminent doom and peril.

There has not bee a time that I can remember where America was not killing people in their own land somewhere around the world,for some reason,and it does not matter what Party is in power,they both believe in the bottom line,American Imperialism.
We need a new course and a new system,this one we have is now morally and spiritually bankrupt,and heading towards a fascist,undemocratic totalitarian police state.
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  -US faces more threats than decade ago, warns head of its military alp227  Nov-28-11 05:59 PM   #0 
  - aka  dipsydoodle   Nov-28-11 06:01 PM   #1 
  - There are different threats and there are also different ways of dealing with them.  DCBob   Nov-28-11 06:06 PM   #2 
  - Yeah, that's what happens when you act like complete jackasses. n/t  Downtown Hound   Nov-28-11 06:06 PM   #3 
  - Head of the military says we need more military. Go figure. nt  Speck Tater   Nov-28-11 06:10 PM   #4 
  - we face a cyber threat so we need to build more nuclear attack submarines?  provis99   Nov-28-11 06:14 PM   #5 
  - Ah Scare tactics time. Right on cue. I believed it then, no more dude.  Populist_Prole   Nov-28-11 06:16 PM   #6 
  - Well, shit happens when you go round the world bombing people.  Booster   Nov-28-11 06:16 PM   #7 
  - Not surprised. The favorite pastime of the US anymore is to agitate the  RKP5637   Nov-28-11 06:17 PM   #8 
  - blah, blah, blah. $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ and bullshit.  plumbob   Nov-28-11 06:21 PM   #9 
  - cry me a river...  mike_c   Nov-28-11 06:24 PM   #10 
  - What a surprise. Is he on commission?  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-28-11 06:24 PM   #11 
  - couple this with the headline yesterday about (R) rep wanting to "redo" auto budget cuts  pasto76   Nov-28-11 06:35 PM   #12 
  - Biggest mistake: basing ANY conduct on what the right might say about it.  No Elephants   Nov-28-11 11:40 PM   #19 
  - Sounds like just another way of talking about terrorism. According  jwirr   Nov-28-11 06:57 PM   #13 
  - It's not as if the US isn't spending enough money on the military to face those threats.  Little Tich   Nov-28-11 08:55 PM   #14 
  - Without a doubt this obscenely gross total...  clixtox   Nov-28-11 11:12 PM   #18 
  - umm. budget cuts?  robinlynne   Nov-28-11 09:03 PM   #15 
  - Threats to who?  beardown   Nov-28-11 09:11 PM   #16 
  - They really like selling armaments to potential enemies, thereby creating threats  eridani   Nov-28-11 10:04 PM   #17 
  - Name the last time a military leader said we need less military or less money in the military budget  No Elephants   Nov-28-11 11:46 PM   #20 
  - So he's saying that what we're doing is making it worse, and he wants to do more of it. n/t  Scuba   Nov-29-11 04:41 AM   #21 
  - Maybe...  sendero   Nov-29-11 05:12 AM   #22 
  - I so wholeheartedly agree  timtom   Nov-29-11 05:18 AM   #23 
  - Time for a complete reorg of the military.  Thor_MN   Nov-29-11 05:37 AM   #24 
  - Yeah?  Solly Mack   Nov-29-11 06:45 AM   #25 
  - Eternal war  chrisa   Nov-29-11 09:24 AM   #26 
  - More propaganda  krucial   Nov-29-11 09:46 AM   #27 
  - Be vewwy afwaid!  Tom Ripley   Nov-29-11 12:05 PM   #28 
  - FEAR FEAR TERRA TERRA!!!  Odin2005   Nov-29-11 12:15 PM   #29 

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