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    re: Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'[W:51]

    Quote Originally Posted by Samira View Post
    And now it's time that US politicians realize that they should mind their own domestic affairs before sticking their noses in other countries's affairs.
    Which doesn't and won't work that way in real life.
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    re: Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'[W:51]

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    Which doesn't and won't work that way in real life.
    And that explains why there's been much worldwide anti-US sentiment.

    Many people dispise nosy outsiders interfering in their domestic affairs just as many US citizens would despise nosy outside politicians interfering in our domestic affairs.

    As I've mentioned before, nobody likes an interfering schoolyard bully anymore than people like an interfering global bully.

    Keep believing that the US government is entitled to police the world and many people outside will keep believing that hatred towards the US is justified.
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    re: Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'[W:51]

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    Really? What exactly has he done that is so sticking his nose too far in? Commenting on it?
    We've are own problems, no need getting involved in another's Troubles...

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    re: Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'[W:51]

    Quote Originally Posted by Samira View Post
    And that explains why there's been much worldwide anti-US sentiment.

    Many people dispise nosy outsiders interfering in their domestic affairs just as many US citizens would despise nosy outside politicians interfering in our domestic affairs.

    As I've mentioned before, nobody likes an interfering schoolyard bully anymore than people like an interfering global bully.

    Keep believing that the US government is entitled to police the world and many people outside will keep believing that hatred towards the US is justified.
    But when the U.S. is seen as a valuable partner between the two parties you still have the same objection.
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    re: Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'[W:51]

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    But when the U.S. is seen as a valuable partner between the two parties you still have the same objection.
    Because Northern Ireland's affairs are a British, if not a British-Irish, affair as far as I'm concerned.

    The belief that the US government is the world's police reeks of arrogance and is used to condescendingly justify imposing US policies on other countries.

    Would you accept allowing US domestic affairs to be decided by an outside government? Do you respect other countries's sovereignty?
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    re: Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'[W:51]

    Quote Originally Posted by ChezC3 View Post
    We've are own problems, no need getting involved in another's Troubles...
    That hardly answers the question. What did Obama do that was putting his nose into it so badly?
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    re: Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'[W:51]

    Quote Originally Posted by Samira View Post
    Because Northern Ireland's affairs are a British, if not a British-Irish, affair as far as I'm concerned.

    The belief that the US government is the world's police reeks of arrogance and is used to condescendingly justify imposing US policies on other countries.

    Would you accept allowing US domestic affairs to be decided by an outside government? Do you respect other countries's sovereignty?
    And yet states seek a third party to help with these issues, which is what happened. Your impulse to consider this as an invasion of U.S. interests is overstated to say the least.
    Michael J Petrilli-"Is School Choice Enough?"-A response to the recent timidity of American conservatives toward education reform. https://nationalaffairs.com/publicat...-choice-enough

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    re: Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'[W:51]

    Quote Originally Posted by Samira View Post
    Because Northern Ireland's affairs are a British, if not a British-Irish, affair as far as I'm concerned.

    The belief that the US government is the world's police reeks of arrogance and is used to condescendingly justify imposing US policies on other countries.

    Would you accept allowing US domestic affairs to be decided by an outside government? Do you respect other countries's sovereignty?
    Now Obama is "deciding" your domestic affairs? Please back this up.
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    re: Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'[W:51]

    Who knows, Some say "Preserve the Union" others say "Freedom". We will not know until the time comes.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jredbaron96 View Post
    what are the chances of Scotland splitting?
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    re: Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'[W:51]

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    Now Obama is "deciding" your domestic affairs? Please back this up.
    What are you referring to?

    He's justified in deciding domestic because he's president of the US but that shouldn't extend to other countries' domestic affairs.
    "The power to question is the basis of all human progress." - Indira Gandhi

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