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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Right,China won't be very hard to locate.
    Nuclear War. MAD. Mutually assured destruction. A War without a winner. I guess that makes China right because the USA would not win. Does that make all the dead Chinese winners by a technical default, don't you think. Sounds like Pentagon thinking to me. "War is good business." Business is good. That $700 billion dollar USA military offense budget gotta be doubled or tripled. I mean, we talkin' Big Business here. Big USA Business. Corporatism with a capital "C."

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    How will a submarine, nuclear or otherwise, prevent an invasion over a 100-mile strait?
    Because people are idiots. Of course China could take an island 100 miles off its own bloody coast, I don't care how many submarines we have.

    Newsflash #2.... North Korea could conquer South Korea and annihilate the US presence there as well.

    The question is, what would happen AFTER either of those scenarios. Could China take Taiwan momentarily? Yes. Could they engage the United States in a drawn-out Pacific war on several fronts? Probably not.

    Same goes for Korea.

    So the real question is, which side is willing to commit more to the cause. If the US goes all-in and says we're not letting China take Taiwan at any cost, then while they could likely take it at first, we would likely be able to take it back after a long and bloody struggle on multiple fronts.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    This war between China and the US will never happen in our lifetimes.
    ‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    What's there that he's right about? Obama is not out to destroy this country and he isn't a super secret Muslim. You and him are no better than any other truther that claimed Bush was behind 9/11. Some on the right have a severe case of Obama Deranged Syndrome and need some serious help. Is Obama a lousy president? Yes, I will agree there. Is he purposely trying to destroy America? No, he is not.

    Yes, calling it hyperbole was SPOT ON!
    Of course it was, any criticism of Obama is only hyperbole, derangement, or racism.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by DaveFagan View Post
    Nuclear War. MAD. Mutually assured destruction. A War without a winner. I guess that makes China right because the USA would not win. Does that make all the dead Chinese winners by a technical default, don't you think. Sounds like Pentagon thinking to me. "War is good business." Business is good. That $700 billion dollar USA military offense budget gotta be doubled or tripled. I mean, we talkin' Big Business here. Big USA Business. Corporatism with a capital "C."
    China won't invade Taiwan (probably, but we wouldn't retaliate if they did) nor would we ever attack China militarily. The only MAD would be on our hopelessly intertwined economies if such a thing were to occur.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by Higgins86 View Post
    This war between China and the US will never happen in our lifetimes.
    Kind of a shame too.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray410 View Post
    No nation is going to militarily challenge the United States while Obama is working so hard to destroy it from within.

    Obama and his accelerating destruction of our military and our culture is the best friend the enemies of America ever had.
    Right on cue.
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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by Higgins86 View Post
    This war between China and the US will never happen in our lifetimes.
    This is the adult version of the old schoolyard "I wonder if I could beat XYZ up...."

    Boys and their guns.

    I think we're psychologically wired to form rivalries and to want to see what the other guy's got.

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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    Of course it was, any criticism of Obama is only hyperbole, derangement, or racism.
    Incorrect. Only 97.8% of it is unjustified.
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    Re: China thinks it can defeat America in battle

    Shrub's right.

    My oldest is in the Navy, and long before he joined I was a avid researcher and Fan of our Navy.

    Tom Clancy has a great book on Subs.

    You cant overlook the threat that is our huge, silent and invisible mobile Nuclear missle launchers.

    That can park undetected off any Coast in the World and rain down massive destruction in a span of about 15 minutes.

    The Russians, Chinese, Iran, etc are more threatened by our Boomers than anything else we have, and they should be

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