xeni at August 30th, 2013 14:39 — #1
falcor at August 30th, 2013 19:34 — #2
I moved a post to an existing topic: I didn't vote for 'em
brainspore at August 30th, 2013 14:57 — #3
Who was the last U.S. President prior to Carter who did not order a major military action against another country? Coolidge maybe?
greggman at August 30th, 2013 15:04 — #4
I found this interesting
hiroantogonist at August 30th, 2013 15:19 — #5
We really need to change our perspectives - the President is the office, and an individual. The interventionist policies are the machinations of the ruling class. We're all aware of PNAC, but not enough people understand the role that the CFR and Trilateral Commission have had in dictating what our military, nay, our country does. We're analyzing the micro actions (Iraq, Egypt, Syria) and not stepping back enough to see the macro. What does the western elite stand to gain through massive military exercises? Destabilization, division, cheap resource acquisition... it's really a deeper rabbit hole than any of the headlines will allow for discussion and analysis of. And really, what the US is doing, is so deeply evil and wrong, it disgusts me.
lylehopwood at August 30th, 2013 15:36 — #6
Someone on Charlie Stross's blog posted this link to an Adam Curtis feature. It appears the US has been screwing with Syria's rulers since 1947. I doubt if it can be expected to keep its fingers away now! (Although Britain just did, to my huge surprise.)
falcor at August 30th, 2013 19:06 — #7
I moved 18 posts to a new topic: I didn't vote for 'em
falcor at August 30th, 2013 17:58 — #21
Let's bring this back on topic guys.
cowicide at August 30th, 2013 18:01 — #23
Sorry, Falcor, I didn't see your post before I made my last one.
cowicide at August 30th, 2013 19:09 — #24
Whoops, moved my post to appropriate thread....
falcor at August 30th, 2013 19:14 — #25
cowicide at August 30th, 2013 19:15 — #26
Thanks for moving the posts, but why did you skip the first off-topic post here? Doesn't really seem fair to the others who responded to it.
falcor at August 30th, 2013 19:33 — #27
I thought I had clicked and must have missed it! Will get it there.
EDIT: It is moved but currently not at the top where it should be. Seeing how to get that sorted
xeni at September 4th, 2013 14:39 — #28
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