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Starry Messenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-25-11 03:56 PM
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66. Beautiful post.
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  -What Do You Think? sabrina 1  Jun-24-11 07:57 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-24-11 07:59 PM   #1 
  - Well, how about we see what everyone else thinks??  sabrina 1   Jun-24-11 08:01 PM   #2 
     - A poll doesn't contravene...  SDuderstadt   Jun-24-11 08:06 PM   #5 
        - I fixed it for you. But I think most people understand  sabrina 1   Jun-24-11 08:10 PM   #7 
           - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-24-11 08:13 PM   #8 
           - Most of our allies, (Europe, Japan, S. Korea, Australia, NZ, etc. ) are democracies  robcon   Jun-24-11 08:19 PM   #9 
              - China, Uzbekistan, up to recently  sabrina 1   Jun-24-11 08:29 PM   #12 
              - China is not our ally. They are allied with N. Korea, Iran and other destabilizers.  robcon   Jun-24-11 08:45 PM   #17 
                 - China is a trade partner of the US.  sabrina 1   Jun-24-11 08:55 PM   #19 
                 - That does not make them an...  SDuderstadt   Jun-24-11 09:12 PM   #22 
                 - Trade partner yes, "ally", no  Spider Jerusalem   Jun-25-11 02:13 AM   #34 
                    - +1, well stated.  joshcryer   Jun-25-11 04:25 AM   #40 
                 - We have a history in Latin America of destabilization of  sabrina 1   Jun-24-11 08:59 PM   #20 
                 - A brief word on China and several hundred about Latin America...  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 01:18 AM   #29 
                 - Thank you.  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 01:40 AM   #32 
                 - And thank you too...  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 03:02 AM   #36 
                    - First paragraph, well said.  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 04:06 AM   #37 
                 - Thank you for an excellent summary! (NT)  Tesha   Jun-25-11 08:34 AM   #47 
                 - Thank You  fascisthunter   Jun-25-11 12:15 PM   #55 
                 - Beautiful post.  Starry Messenger   Jun-25-11 03:56 PM   #66 
                 - +1. nt  bemildred   Jun-25-11 07:43 PM   #75 
                 - What about the other countries listed?  Violet_Crumble   Jun-25-11 04:13 AM   #38 
                 - You don't have to be allies to be married.  JackRiddler   Jun-26-11 04:26 PM   #77 
                    - No, you have to be allies to be...  SDuderstadt   Jun-26-11 04:31 PM   #78 
              - Our alliance with South Korea predates their becoming a democracy by decades.  JVS   Jun-24-11 08:31 PM   #14 
  - A minor change to your question might be:  csziggy   Jun-24-11 08:01 PM   #3 
  - Done, thanks for the suggestion csziggy!  sabrina 1   Jun-24-11 08:04 PM   #4 
  - While I voted yes  customerserviceguy   Jun-24-11 08:06 PM   #6 
  - Maybe, but the least we should do in such situations is  sabrina 1   Jun-24-11 08:23 PM   #11 
     - We have indeed supported some very unsavory characters  customerserviceguy   Jun-24-11 08:42 PM   #16 
        - Yes, that is true. But what I am saying is that even when we have  sabrina 1   Jun-24-11 09:16 PM   #23 
           - Yes, truly, we have indeed erred on the side  customerserviceguy   Jun-24-11 09:26 PM   #25 
              - "erred"  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 10:34 AM   #49 
                 - All I've said  customerserviceguy   Jun-25-11 01:57 PM   #60 
  - I voted yes. n/t  Autumn   Jun-24-11 08:21 PM   #10 
  - Democracy is messy & bad for business.  baldguy   Jun-24-11 08:29 PM   #13 
  - I'll say this: Gadaffy is some snappy dresser!  rgbecker   Jun-24-11 08:40 PM   #15 
  - He could have his own line of clothing, for  sabrina 1   Jun-24-11 09:20 PM   #24 
  - "The Gaddafi Look" was the subject of a Saturday Night Live video back in 1981 or so.  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 01:32 AM   #31 
     - Lol, I wish they would show that again.  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 02:11 AM   #33 
        - okay  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 02:33 AM   #35 
           - Did you just memorize that from one viewing?  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 04:26 AM   #41 
              - Well, it's just the Jordache song reworked slightly, and I'd heard that like 5000 times.  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 10:07 AM   #48 
  - The guy in white? I first thought it was Elvis.  Buns_of_Fire   Jun-25-11 05:37 PM   #70 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-24-11 08:45 PM   #18 
  - Why would we support Democrocy's abroad when we don't at home?  harun   Jun-24-11 09:06 PM   #21 
  - True, but imagine if we did. I think Empires, which we are now,  sabrina 1   Jun-24-11 10:15 PM   #26 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-24-11 10:19 PM   #27 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-25-11 12:16 AM   #28 
     - I believe the US will get worse as far as treating its citizens poorly.  Selatius   Jun-25-11 01:31 AM   #30 
     - How is the United States...  SDuderstadt   Jun-25-11 01:44 PM   #59 
  - Who exactly are we "helping to install in their place" in Libya?  joshcryer   Jun-25-11 04:18 AM   #39 
  - There is only one metric when it comes to Western  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 04:32 AM   #42 
  - Let's see, they will form a secular democratic parlimentary consitution for vote by refrendum.  joshcryer   Jun-25-11 04:37 AM   #43 
  - "our puppet government"  SDuderstadt   Jun-25-11 08:31 AM   #46 
  - This time is different!  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 10:41 AM   #52 
     - Nope, I am against NATO occupying troops on the ground. And so are the revolutionaries.  joshcryer   Jun-25-11 01:12 PM   #58 
  - Yes. The UN's Responsibility to Protect is hard on dictators who tend to retain power  pampango   Jun-25-11 06:43 AM   #44 
  - This Matt Wuerker cartoon sums it up nicely...  Tesha   Jun-25-11 08:28 AM   #45 
  - Goes well with "Political Science" - one of my favorite songs, from Randy Newman  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 10:38 AM   #50 
  - Randy Newman is a genius!  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 12:27 PM   #57 
  - I've always liked that one, but didn't know he'd updated it -- thanks! (NT)  Tesha   Jun-25-11 06:03 PM   #71 
     - You're welcome but gaaaaaaaah... don't get me in a lawsuit with MS-DSNY Tesha!  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 06:09 PM   #72 
  - That's perfect!  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 10:48 AM   #53 
  - why do you think those countries would support the leaders we support?  Motown_Johnny   Jun-25-11 10:40 AM   #51 
  - How did Iran work out for 25 years under the tyrant installed by the US and UK?  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 11:54 AM   #54 
  - I want to thank you for your contributions to this thread JackRiddler.  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 02:49 PM   #61 
     - I pray to the mods that they should restore it, for it was a lot of work to lose...  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 03:18 PM   #62 
        - "Missing topic" n/t  SDuderstadt   Jun-25-11 03:28 PM   #63 
        - Nelson says Ha-ha?  JackRiddler   Jun-25-11 05:09 PM   #68 
           - No...  SDuderstadt   Jun-25-11 05:12 PM   #69 
        - I had read it through once but had not followed all the links.  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 03:45 PM   #64 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-25-11 03:50 PM   #65 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-25-11 04:07 PM   #67 
  - Well, first of all, those are sovereign countries.  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 12:22 PM   #56 
  - Depends........nt  Change Happens   Jun-25-11 07:20 PM   #73 
  - That made me think of Vitter!  sabrina 1   Jun-25-11 07:34 PM   #74 
  - kick  JackRiddler   Jun-26-11 04:25 PM   #76 
  - And another kick for readers and voters.  JackRiddler   Jun-28-11 01:08 PM   #81 
     - And the results will be announced on the...  SDuderstadt   Jun-28-11 01:16 PM   #82 
        - You must hate sports.  JackRiddler   Jun-28-11 01:41 PM   #83 
           - Nope n/t  SDuderstadt   Jun-28-11 01:47 PM   #85 
  - [A]s Saint-Just put it succinctly:  BOG PERSON   Jun-26-11 04:33 PM   #79 
  - Not sure which way to read that one in context of this thread.  JackRiddler   Jun-27-11 04:08 PM   #80 
  - I think it's illegal to make a possible suspect stand out in a police line up  Kaleva   Jun-28-11 01:45 PM   #84 
  - Watch me get three kicks to this important thread about the costs of US empire.  JackRiddler   Jun-29-11 02:40 PM   #86 
     - I guess the bait was too obvious. Empire?  JackRiddler   Jun-30-11 11:20 AM   #87 
        - & k  JackRiddler   Jul-02-11 10:35 AM   #88 
 

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