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WASHINGTON — The White House expressed concern Wednesday over what it called mounting evidence that Syria and Iran are joining with Hezbollah in an attempt to topple the Lebanese government.
Press Secretary Tony Snow said any such attempt through tactics that include manufactured demonstrations and violence or physical threats to Lebanese leaders would be a clear violation of Lebanon's sovereignty and three United Nations Security Council resolutions.
Snow said there are indications that Syria's goal is to prevent the government of Prime Minister Faud Saniora from approving the statute for an international tribunal that would try those accused of involvement in former Prime Minister Hariri's assassination in 2005.
“Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies, and from these proceed debt and taxes. And armies, and debts, and taxes are the known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few.” James Madison, April 20, 1795
Originally posted by Dark_Raven
"Does anybody on this board..or in this world for that matter..honestly truly believe it will get better before it gets worse?"
I think a lot of of had previously hoped for Peace, yet saying that way as you have Only get worst then better, i normally dont put out that negitive energy and thought, but it is now more evident then ever that we are going to see a war most will label the Apocalypse. How much longer will we see oil and Gas prices stay where there at too? I doubt very much longer. This is going to effect us all, something we havent truely seen in my generation. How do we prepare for and what should we expect once this war has started as North Americans?? May god have Mercy on us all.
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AMEN to that
Originally posted by Dark_Raven
[This is going to effect us all, something we havent truely seen in my generation. How do we prepare for and what should we expect once this war has started as North Americans?? May god have Mercy on us all.
America's unquenchable materialistic appetite is the machine that fuels a global economy.
Japan's economy would collapse if it were not for the billions of dollars per year gained in trading with America. When America goes into a recession, the world follows. When America's economy is booming, the world's economy strengthens. America devours, yet, is never satisfied.
Running out of money, she tells the waiter to put it on her tab. He gladly complies making a tidy profit from the interest. He cannot serve her quick enough. The more she eats, the hungrier she becomes. As time passes, less goes to paying for food and more is needed to pay for the huge debt she is accumulating. Finally, all of her resources are used up in paying for the interest she owes. America falls crashing to the ground in economic ruin, so suddenly, it sends shock waves throughout the world. She is incapable of paying for her massive imports.
Merchant ships sit offshore, heavy laden with cargo, weeping and wailing in horror for Babylon has fallen.