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Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:08 PM

Does anyone else think there's something suspicious about the way it's all supposedly "well" now?

Did Iran actually take credit for last night's attack that didn't do anything?

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Reply Does anyone else think there's something suspicious about the way it's all supposedly "well" now? (Original post)
Ohioboy Jan 2020 OP
gopiscrap Jan 2020 #1
LakeArenal Jan 2020 #2
Dennis Donovan Jan 2020 #3
Bettie Jan 2020 #6
Dennis Donovan Jan 2020 #9
alittlelark Jan 2020 #7
Dennis Donovan Jan 2020 #11
KPN Jan 2020 #4
pangaia Jan 2020 #5
KPN Jan 2020 #8
pangaia Jan 2020 #12
DemocratSinceBirth Jan 2020 #10
pangaia Jan 2020 #13

Response to Ohioboy (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:09 PM

1. yup

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Response to Ohioboy (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:10 PM

2. Every breath in the last three years is suspicious.

Every move the make
Every vow they take....🎶

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Response to Ohioboy (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:11 PM

3. They took credit, and they're likely not finished.

Maybe no missiles for awhile, but that wasn't proportional to losing Soleimani - there's something else up their sleeve, IMO.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Reply #3)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:25 PM

6. OR they are simply awaiting the election

and a leader who isn't a megalomaniac and an idiot.

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Response to Bettie (Reply #6)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:31 PM

9. Best case scenario - I hope you're right.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Reply #3)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:27 PM

7. My $ would be on attacking tRump properties.

THAT would be apropos. One attack would send his revenues plummeting - who would want to spend $ or time at an international Target?

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Response to alittlelark (Reply #7)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:32 PM

11. How could they not?

They're big fans of soft targets, apparently.

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Response to Ohioboy (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:19 PM

4. Yeah, McConnell has his votes. Sigh -- the kabuki theater meme is so damned true! One day,

this will all be behind us. I can't wait ...

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Response to KPN (Reply #4)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:25 PM

5. Why is "kabuki" being used as a comparison?

Doesn't anybody understand what kabuki actually is?

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Response to pangaia (Reply #5)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:28 PM

8. Short answer: no! I think the real point is "theater".



How about this -- the elaborate, crafted drama that we have to watch routinely and the media calls it WH and Presidential news.

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Response to KPN (Reply #8)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:52 PM

12. humm...

thanks.

Kabuki is highly serious, classical, very old art in Japan.. not like we think of theater in the West...

The Minami-za theater in Kyoto is over 400 years old.. and is a " Japanese Tangible Cultural Property ", something like a national treasure.

I always try to go there when I am in Kyoto...



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Response to pangaia (Reply #5)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:32 PM

10. The phrase...

The phrases Kabuki theater, kabuki dance, or kabuki play are sometimes used in political discourse to describe an event characterized more by showmanship than by content.


Thus are the U.S. politics of the Iran conflict a Kabuki performance, punctuated by occasional moments of Iranian jujitsu


https://www.dictionary.com/e/pop-culture/kabuki-theater/

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #10)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:54 PM

13. Except that doesn't really describe kabuki. :)))))

Of course it isn't Noh, but nevertheless....


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