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    US Senate panel approves use of military force.

    BBC News - Syria crisis: US Senate panel backs use of force


    By 10-7, the Committee on Foreign Relations moved the measure to a full Senate vote, expected next week
    ‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).

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    Re: US Senate panel approves use of military force.

    Envidia te mata !!!

    The blind leading the blind !!!


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    Re: US Senate panel approves use of military force.

    wartime income tax marginal rates for the full length of the police action. this needs to happen every time we engage in interventionism, and the increases should be significant.

    it's time to get people angry enough to force changes to our foreign policy. this plan will do so.

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    Re: US Senate panel approves use of military force.

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    wartime income tax marginal rates for the full length of the police action. this needs to happen every time we engage in interventionism, and the increases should be significant.

    it's time to get people angry enough to force changes to our foreign policy. this plan will do so.
    Great idea. A wartime tax of 20% on incomes up to $100K and 40% on incomes up to $1M and 60% on incomes above $1M. That will reveal our "patriots" very quickly.

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    Re: US Senate panel approves use of military force.

    Quote Originally Posted by Coin View Post
    LOL - I just saw that on the news. Made me laugh. He could have at least had some text-file up, like reading a book or something, then it would look like he was reading important documents.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Coin View Post
    to be fair to McCain he might of been taking a break! From what I hear he was instrumental in getting the vote done today.
    ‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).

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    Quote Originally Posted by specklebang View Post
    Great idea. A wartime tax of 20% on incomes up to $100K and 40% on incomes up to $1M and 60% on incomes above $1M. That will reveal our "patriots" very quickly.
    historically, we have always done this until recently.

    if the rates had automatically jumped the minute we set foot into Afghanistan, that war would not have lasted more than a few years. the key is that rates have to go up significantly for everyone.

    skin in the game. no more wars on the credit card.

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    Re: US Senate panel approves use of military force.

    I bet some Congressional office phones are pretty busy. Especially since Kerry assumed the role of top bloviator for the administration.

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    Re: US Senate panel approves use of military force.

    Quote Originally Posted by Helix View Post
    wartime income tax marginal rates for the full length of the police action. this needs to happen every time we engage in interventionism, and the increases should be significant.

    it's time to get people angry enough to force changes to our foreign policy. this plan will do so.
    Exactly. We need a Constitutional Amendment for this. The cost of military action should immediately be paid for in higher taxes, though I would limit it to the top brackets -- since they benefit most.

    Let's see how serious these people are. The rich no longer participate in the actual military. Let's at least make them pay for it with higher taxes. Something tells me we'd have a lot fewer military interventions.

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    Re: US Senate panel approves use of military force.

    Quote Originally Posted by Higgins86 View Post
    to be fair to McCain he might of been taking a break! From what I hear he was instrumental in getting the vote done today.
    If he wanted to show a good ethics, he could have gone out of the room and he could have played even Battle Field with Obama if he wanted to.
    But playing that game during a speech, is so rude. He disrespect the one talking, and he disrespect the entire room.
    I won't come up with that "he could at least respect the dead people in Syria by now, since the talking was about Syria" ......... because I don't really they care a lot about dead people or humanity standards.
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