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    Are you tired of the perpetual state of war the US is in?

    We have an ongoing "War on Terror" that seems to have no end in sight. The Pentagon recently confirmed that we've got troops in Yemen. We had a proxy war in Syria that we lost. We're sending arms to Ukraine. There might be a war with North Korea for all we know. It seems that the people in power, be they Democrat or Republican, want the US to get involved in wars or to start wars.

    Quite frankly, this is but one of the reasons why I don't consider Democrats and Republicans to be different from one another.

    Interesting video on North Korea by the way.


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    Re: Are you tired of the perpetual state of war the US is in?

    the so called "war on terror" was designed to last a minimum of a half century; we already know this

    'the people' had not a goddamn thing to do with this 'war on terror' ........... it was set-up by a very few of our 'so called leaders' ...............

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    Re: Are you tired of the perpetual state of war the US is in?

    Yes, I really don't want my taxes to go toward nation building. That being said, we need a robust defense.

    However, I don't know where the line should be drawn other than getting rid of pork projects..such as building aircraft in your state that the Pentagon doesn't even want.
    If you have to resort to insults, name calling, ad hominem attacks, straw men, red herrings, appeals to authority, and other dirty debate tactics, the veracity of you argument is questionable.

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    Re: Are you tired of the perpetual state of war the US is in?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Lurker View Post
    We have an ongoing "War on Terror" that seems to have no end in sight. The Pentagon recently confirmed that we've got troops in Yemen. We had a proxy war in Syria that we lost. We're sending arms to Ukraine. There might be a war with North Korea for all we know. It seems that the people in power, be they Democrat or Republican, want the US to get involved in wars or to start wars.

    Quite frankly, this is but one of the reasons why I don't consider Democrats and Republicans to be different from one another.

    Interesting video on North Korea by the way.

    It’s a pity that the U.N. doesn’t step up to the plate, that its members don’t help keep the peace, would rather free ride or do harm. So yes. It is tiresome that we have to continuously create a semblance of security around the globe, while jerks can use the ignorance of so many to see it as the children of a thug Sie the police.

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    Re: Are you tired of the perpetual state of war the US is in?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Lurker View Post
    We have an ongoing "War on Terror" that seems to have no end in sight. The Pentagon recently confirmed that we've got troops in Yemen. We had a proxy war in Syria that we lost. We're sending arms to Ukraine. There might be a war with North Korea for all we know. It seems that the people in power, be they Democrat or Republican, want the US to get involved in wars or to start wars.

    Quite frankly, this is but one of the reasons why I don't consider Democrats and Republicans to be different from one another.

    Interesting video on North Korea by the way.
    I see your video's from Ron Paul. Having done a bit of research on him, I'm deeply suspicious of anything and everything he says.

    That being said, I just wish that we had Eisenhower as president again...because if one looks at the 1956 GOP party platform, one finds that it is in many ways very similar to Obama's 2012 party platform...

    ...and Eisenhower warned us all against the growing power of the military/industrial complex. He understood war better than most...and he hated it. It's time America took a history lesson in why Eisenhower hated war.
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    Re: Are you tired of the perpetual state of war the US is in?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Lurker View Post
    We have an ongoing "War on Terror" that seems to have no end in sight. The Pentagon recently confirmed that we've got troops in Yemen. We had a proxy war in Syria that we lost. We're sending arms to Ukraine. There might be a war with North Korea for all we know. It seems that the people in power, be they Democrat or Republican, want the US to get involved in wars or to start wars.

    Quite frankly, this is but one of the reasons why I don't consider Democrats and Republicans to be different from one another.

    Interesting video on North Korea by the way.

    What about Russia's military intervention in the Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea?

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    Re: Are you tired of the perpetual state of war the US is in?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    What about Russia's military intervention in the Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea?
    Russia and the US should not be enemies. The reason why Russia has taken the actions that it has done is because it's afraid of being encircled by NATO. Either way, we should not be baby-sitting the world.

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    Re: Are you tired of the perpetual state of war the US is in?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Lurker View Post
    Russia and the US should not be enemies. The reason why Russia has taken the actions that it has done is because it's afraid of being encircled by NATO. Either way, we should not be baby-sitting the world.
    I said nothing about Russia and the US being enemies. Why should Russia be allowed to occupy Crimea and Ukraine?

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    Re: Are you tired of the perpetual state of war the US is in?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    What about Russia's military intervention in the Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea?
    That illegal warfare/occupation doesn't count or matter to the OP.

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    Re: Are you tired of the perpetual state of war the US is in?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    I said nothing about Russia and the US being enemies. Why should Russia be allowed to occupy Crimea and Ukraine?
    I don't think they should, even if I believe that the US committed a coup against Ukraine.

    That said, Crimea should go to Russia since the people of Crimea voted to reunite with that country.

    Even so, I don't think we should get involved. We should be focusing on our own domestic issues.
    Last edited by The Lurker; 12-31-17 at 04:32 PM.

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