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readmoreoften Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-23-06 04:28 AM
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20. Because there is a 1 in 80,000 chance of earth being hit by an asteroid
and a MUCH better chance of a scenario like Will's. You can't think that SOMETHING isn't going to happen. All the teams are amassing. All the players are set to take the field. The crowds are cheering. Who's going to cancel the game?

We want Israel to go to war with Syria and Iran. It is in the PNAC playbook, published online for all America to see. We are in debt to China, China is dependent on Iran's oil. Pakistan is a time bomb with a nuclear bomb. We are living in a state with unopposed stolen elections.

It could go down differently. For example, the US may bomb Iran and Syria instead of Israel. China may not want to pull the plug entirely. Latin America could throw a curve ball. But the trajectory off all these scenarios are still the same. It may take six months. It may take five years. But it will happen if a peace is not brokered.

And who will broker the peace? The UN? Kofi Annan? Europe? John Bolton?! What possibility is there for deescalation? I think that 9 out of 10 scenarios will be disastrous for the US. And the 10th is a long shot.

So there's a difference between fretting over a 1 in 80,000 chance and a 9 out of 10.
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