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Irish_Dem

(46,308 posts)
1. China wants us to be diminished as a superpower.
Sun Oct 29, 2017, 10:52 AM
Oct 2017

They want to be a major world player and have regional control of Asia.

On the other hand they absolutely do not want Beijing or Shanghai which are 500 miles from the Korean peninsula, damaged by a war between NK and the US.

So they are going to play this carefully.

Doreen

(11,686 posts)
5. I have said for many years that China is not our friend.
Sun Oct 29, 2017, 03:03 PM
Oct 2017

They will screw us at the first chance they get. I think screwing us has been in play for a long time anyway.

judesedit

(4,437 posts)
3. As in all wars, thousands of innocents are maimed and killed
Sun Oct 29, 2017, 02:24 PM
Oct 2017

Send your kids to fight the next one. Most wars are fought by the children of the poor or less fortunate who want a trade, job and/or education after they come home, if lucky enough. Also, many immigrants join in hopes of the citizenship they are promised, while proving their love for this country. Pre-emptive war is never ok. It's funny how it's most always the ones who've never served that are pro-war.

Iggo

(47,532 posts)
4. What would happen if we do exactly what they want us to do?
Sun Oct 29, 2017, 02:48 PM
Oct 2017

We'd be the stupidest country on the planet and thousands of innocent people would die.

And for what?

Iggo

(47,532 posts)
7. The billionaires and the madmen.
Sun Oct 29, 2017, 03:27 PM
Oct 2017

So, yes.
And yes and yes.

Their distractions (and now I'm just talking about the billionaires) just aren't doing the trick.

Nazi Tour 2017 isn't working.
The Clinton uranium/collusion thing isn't working (except to remind us of what they're trying to distract us from.)
Even the JFK thing isn't working. (I bet they thought they really had a winner with that one. Problem is, not everyone is fifty to a hundred years old. Rich guys get that one wrong all the time.)

We're almost all the way down to Blow Shit Up.

If it takes Blow Shit Up for them to continue the looting of America, then that's what they'll do.

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