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Philosoraptor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:04 AM
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Iran CAN'T have nukes, but N. Korea can. Splain dat to me george
Is it because there's no oil or Israel near N. Korea? Is it because we don't have the troops to spare? Is it because they are not Muslims? You keep saying that Iran cannot have a nuke program, no exceptions, but lil' Kim can, how come george?

Is it because you only pick on those you know you can beat, like the classic bully? Or are you a chickenshit cut and runner?
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pooja Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:11 AM
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1. I don't think he's even been woken up yet to know what's going on!
And when he does get up he needs a good hour to try and get over the hangover.
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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:22 AM
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2. if I remember correctly, at the place he is in he has to have a couple
pulls off the ole bottle first thing in the morning to clear the cobwebbs out. My guess is he is a perpetual drunk. This coming from someone who used to be there.
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pooja Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:46 AM
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4. A little whisky in the old coffee routine?
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 09:00 AM
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18. Aye, we called it 'Irish Whiskey'
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Freedom_from_Chains Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:22 AM
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3. Yeah, let's see what big bad George does now.
The military is too stretched to do anything and he is focused on Iran. This could get interesting.
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:50 AM
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5. Sorry wrong question
Which country has the most on the planet? Which countries allowed Israel to have Nukes?
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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:22 AM
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13. We do of course, but..................
We are the good Guys! :sarcasm:
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PsychoDad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:51 AM
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6. (in my best bush voice...)
You see, the eye-ray-ne-uns are aye-rabs, an maybe mozlum. That makes them dangerous, see. On the other hand we have the Ko-reans, who are chy-neeze. Who are ay-the-ists, see. There's brazillions of 'em an they're super smart an they own ever-thing we have.

Nyne E-leven changed ever thing.

he. he he.


Peace.
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B Calm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:02 AM
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7. We never did win the Korean War! It was all a lie!!
Edited on Mon Oct-09-06 06:03 AM by B Calm
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coda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:09 AM
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8. " Let's look at it simply.....
"Let's look at it simply. The most important difference between North Korea and Iraq is that economically, we just had no choice in Iraq.
The country swims on a sea of oil."


- Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, June 01 2003, when asked why a nuclear power such as North Korea was being treated differently from Iraq, where hardly any weapons of mass destruction had been found.
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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:34 AM
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16. !
:wtf: WoMD my ass! Not about oil. Right! :banghead:
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bowens43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:18 AM
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9. Iran can and will have nukes.
if bush is allowed to continue with his failed 'diplomacy'.
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Donald Ian Rankin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:31 AM
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10. Some possible factors.

Firstly, there's nothing much America can do about North Korea aquiring nukes. I don't think there's much America can do about Iran aquiring nukes, either, but many people disagree with me on that.

Secondly, North Korea isn't in the Middle East - arguably the most volatile flashpoint in the world today, the area which receives most publicity in the American media, and the area where most of the US's foreign policy has been focussed recently

Thirdly, while there's not much to choose between the ruler of North Korea and the rulers of Iran in terms of lunacy and unpleasantness (the latter are probably slightly worse than the former, but frankly there's no settling the precedence between a louse and a flea), the former is possibly more motivated by hedonism and self-interest, and less by religious zeal and fanaticism, and hasn't recently called for a neighbouring nation to "be wiped of the face of the earth" or "vanish from the pages of time" (depending on who you listen to).
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kenny blankenship Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:54 AM
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11. He can't stop either of them, which is something the dumbass
should have thought about before plastering the globe with his absolutist rhetoric about how he will not permit this and won't allow that.
If he won't live with a nuclear North Korea, as his gov't has said, then it's time for him to hang himself.
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dubykc Donating Member (321 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:19 AM
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12. Here's my take on why...
In my view it's relatively simple, North Korea doesn't realy have any economic (oil) interests, nor a strategic position to influence the same.
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pampango Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:30 AM
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14. Right, NK has no oil or other economic interest, not any strategic value
relative to them. I think it is hilarious (and pathetic) that Kim blames the threat of US invasion for his need to starve his people to build a bomb designed to keep the US out.
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oc2002 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:33 AM
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15. Georgi is drunk and haveing sex with Condi to give a fart about NK.

he, is a failure, was a failure and will always be a failure. I think people are catching on to his ... failure...part of it.
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OmmmSweetOmmm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:36 AM
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17. Hmmmmm..Donald Rumsfeld sold nuclear reactors to NKorea......
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