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Based on your remarks, I have one question. How many people do you think will leave the military AFTER stop loss is terminated? How many of those departed will become militant radicals?
If you estimate is accurate, we may end up seeing a significant number of militant vets in next decade who champion social causes.
Are we going to see a resurrection of the Black Panthers and The Weatherman Underground? It's beginning to look like it to me.
This recession and depression is going to hit the working poor very hard. A lot of discharged vets on pensions will fall in to that category. On this point, I do agree with you. We could be in for another dose of the 60's all over again.
As I write this, there are an estimated 200,000 homeless vets. I've met many, and I do think they have just cause for their anger. If the economy turns bad enough to "motivate" them, we could see a rash of crime that could escalate in to terrorism. Would the media be willing to tell us the difference between the two? I think not.
I really believe it is aimed at having a New World Order with America as the master government.
There is one big problem NWO architects failed to see and that is China's economics and military rise without turning into a capitalist society as they wanted. China is merely simulating a capitalism while remaining communist at the core. Now this becomes a battle for New World Order between the world's only two superpowers.
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That's an interesting point of view. Thanks for elaborating. It's hard to convince people that they should be concerned about something that won't be happening for a few more years.
Within the next 10-20 years, I expect China to be that worthy adversary that you seek. If you will recall, a lot of people made similar observations about the shabbiness of the old Soviet Union.
Well there can be no doubt that China would benefit from the kind of unrest that has been discussed in. All of which leaves open the following questions. (1) Would China covertly support insurgent groups in the US? (2) If so what form would the support take?
Originally posted by Ionized
This is great thread by the way. Lots of good discourse. Sorry that I can't add any substantial arguments, I don't want to get banned.