Semper Fidelis, Semper Liber.
Stolen fair and square from the Capt. Courtesey himself.I spit at lots of people through my computer screen. Not only does it "teach them a lesson" but it keeps the screen clean and shiny.
You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
An old fashioned military battle between the US and China? Not going to happen, and a darned good thing. Imagine two nuclear powers, one with over a billion people, in a knock down drag out war! It would set civilization back centuries.
No, the real battle is economic, and China definitely has the upper hand currently.
Can't we just turn Congress off and then turn it back on again?
I think we are looking at a "mutually assured destruction" situation if we ever go to war with China. There would be only losers.
When you are weak project strength. When you are are strong feign weakness.
Let them think whatever they'd like.
Anyone who thinks that the USA won't be the first country to use nukes should check with Japan.
The USA came mighty close to launching a first strike back during the Cuban missile crisis in 1962.
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