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However, the other big reason is it's capitalism. While the principle may not be sound, think about what capitalism allows: wealth. It allows people to become rich.
Originally posted by andpau66
More than 48 million South Koreans would be living under a dictatorship if not for American protection. USA action led to the removal of the Serbian dictator Milosevic, who was responsible for the murders of hundreds of thousands of people in the Balkans.
American action in Central America, Grenada, and Haiti has kept millions of people out of totalitarian regimes. Of course, all of this has cost every American taxpayer big. And thousands of American servicepeople have lost their lives protecting people overseas.
Originally posted by Thomas Crowne
This is a very assumptive and moronic thread.
Originally posted by Joshm2u
maybe a better question would be, why do americans think they live in the best country in the world?