GDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13043 posts, RR: 78
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 609 times:
Unless things go bad, and the economy gets worse, still what's human life compared to the standard of living of the richest people on Earth?
One of these days, Bush will get into something that has a big US body count, then all this Hawkish stuff will be as fashionable as it was after Vietnam.
This is not an argument for leaving Saddam in place, just pointing out what could be some uncomfortable truths, at least one day.
Captaingomes From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 6413 posts, RR: 56
Reply 7, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 586 times:
Make sure you take some good gas masks. Oh, and for those who are "safe" this side of the pond, watch out for suicide bombers, more terrorist attacks, and so forth. There are always some nasty consequences with certain decisions, hope they are worth it in the end.
"it's kind of like an Airbus, it's an engineering marvel, but there's no sense of passion" -- J. Clarkson re: Coxster
747-451 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 2417 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 578 times:
No thank you. Let the "new Europe" fight for it's own oil and make the world safe. They have clearly exhibited that their view is proper and just for this world .The US has it's own problems to take care of. Let us use our tax dollars for our own defense and security, education, health care as well as a moratorium on foreign aid and imigration. It istime for the US to pull back and allow the united Europe do their part.
Gc From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2003, 356 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (11 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 555 times:
"I agree, lets pull out of Europe, South Korea totally and let them fend for themselves. France will come crying sooner or later."
I've said this before but....
If that includes the UK then you'd better forget your missile defence system as the sensor stations are being placed here. Oh, and the Royal Navy might forget to patrol the North Atlantic shipping lanes, stopping suspicious ships crossing to Newfoundland and onto the eastern seaboard
It's a small world, we all need each other in some form or another.....yes, even the French (but not their president)