US Foreign Policy

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Re: US Foreign Policy

Postby Tom Palven » Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:14 pm

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Re: US Foreign Policy

Postby Tom Palven » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:11 pm

The La La Land of Conservatives by Jacob Hornberger:
http://www.fff.org/2017/01/23/la-la-land-conservatives/

He's right, but it seems that liberals also live in the same La La Land if you count the Obama administration and its supporters as liberals.
If one can be taught to believe absurdities, one can commit atrocities. --Voltaire

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Re: US Foreign Policy

Postby ElectricMonk » Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:16 pm

US foreign policy has mostly been to have no foreign policy.
This is much better than having clear goals that allow global antagonists to predict and exploit your actions.
But on the other hand, it removes the chance of a 'mission accomplished' statement.
I've come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies:
Spoiler:
1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.
2. Anything that's invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.
3. Anything invented after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things.
- Douglas Adams

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Re: US Foreign Policy

Postby JO 753 » Thu Jan 26, 2017 4:46 am

Trump had sumthing to say about that in hiz interview on ABC tonite.

David Muir asked him about hiz reckless statements saying "we shoud take the oil". Trumps ansr went into the mistake uv warning ISIS that the military wuz going to strike the town they had taken over weeks in advans. He iznt going to warn anybody befor 'we' take the oil.

He iznt merely stupid like Bush. He iz crazy.

Now, bekuz The Prezident uv The United States uv America sed that on national TV, US forin polisy, az ritely interpreted by the rest uv the world iz that we may show up anywhere at any time without warning and steal their resoursez.

So, uuuu... We're Pirates now? Or Vikingz?
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Re: US Foreign Policy

Postby Tom Palven » Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:58 pm

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