18 March 2003: The United States invades Iraq to "shock and awe" the world into U.S. subservience and to establish permanent garrisons in a dependent client state at the center of the world's major energy producing region - "a vital prize for any Power interested in world influence or domination". The latter objective failed due to mass non violent resistance from the country's Shi'ite population, lead by Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani:
Updated Yesterday at 01:34 PM by Horhey
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Originally Posted by Brewskier
In our society, it is against the law for a poor person to get a gun, break into a rich person's house, and steal their belongings. However, that same poor person is allowed to group together with other poor people and enable the Government to take from rich people and give to them in return for votes. What's the fundamental moral difference between the two? In both cases, you are using force to rob someone against their will.
It sure feels like the same
Americas Third World War
How 6 million People Were killed in CIA secret wars against third world countries
by John Stockwell
Extensively, we manipulated and organized the overthrow of functioning constitutional democracies in other countries. We organized secret armies and directed them to fight in just about every continent in the world. We encouraged ethnic minorities to rise up and fight. People like the Mosquito
Updated Aug 26 2015 at 01:57 PM by Horhey
PEROTISTA’S 2016 SENATE, HOUSE and PRESIDENTIAL FORECAST August 2015
Currently there are 54 Republicans and 46 Democrats in the Current Senate.
Safe Democratic seats 8: California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington. The Democrats have two at risks seats this election cycle, Colorado and Nevada.
Safe Republican seats (16): Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri,
It's kind of cool how current day science informs our most popular fictions. Marvel and DC Comics have alwas been staples of American culture and their creators have been known to borrow scientific themes heavily in the attempt of giving their ficitonal heroes legitimacy. Even with religion, you see the begrudging emergence of ideological fusion where religion ultimately is forced to revision it's former themes because of the ubiquitous presence and popularity of scientific wonders. Now,
Updated Aug 23 2015 at 09:11 AM by upside-down cake
So, yet again, I come across a person that I am talking to (in my day-to-day life) and we are talking about politics. He is a Conservative and he believes me to be a liberal because I question some of his thoughts. Part of his criticism was that I was a "liberal who followed the herd-mentality of the left"...
...and I mistakenly laughed in his face. Not mailicously, but the ridiculousness of that comment just made me laugh. I asked my friend if he realized that every one
I think that each side has said all that they're going to say on the matter. It's become a little predictable what any "new" things that are brought up is going to entail.
For one, anything hinting at the possibility of something in the bible being even remotely true will be posted as proof that....yes, the Bible is valid. All these things were foretold. For instance, "proof" that the world was once covered in water is used by theists to declare that the Biblical
California is in its' 5th year of drought. Actually, they are in their 20th year. Driving through the mountains in 2000, I saw the reservoirs down to 1/3rd of capacity. The entire West Coast is tinder dry and aflame. One cannot keep up with the numbers of fires, of acres burned, houses lost, the number of fire fighters on the line. Active military members have joined the fight with military planes dropping retardents. All to no avail. In the southern states, it will not stop raining, with water