Originally posted by esecallumWe Americans don't declare wars.We defend America. We are the most civilised race on the planet.
Give it a rest will you mate? Nobody in the rest of the world believes America and her lies any more.
You people are fed a diet of lies and more lies. If a lie is told often enough, it becomes fact. If the facts supporting the lie are themselves
believable, the legitimacy of the lie grows with it..
As is the case with your media. If the media, especially Hollywood, gets in on the act, legitimate facts are changed to suit American politics or are
used to portray America as the No 1 Hero on the block.
So when Colin Powel sat behind his desk in the Security Council meeting and held up a plastic bottle and declared that it contained a sample of
Anthrax developed by Saddam Hussein and smuggled out of Iraq, they and the rest of the world (backed by American lies) believed him.
That you (America) don't declare wars is true. You did not declare war on Iraq or Afghanistan, yet your country - aided and abetted by mine, did
invade those two countries.
I suppose one could forgive the naievity of the American people as a whole, and one could forgive the stupidity of the American military's top
'thinkers and planners' but let's face it, you deserve each other.
On the one hand the great US public believes what the President, his Generals and their media machines tell them whilst on the other, they simple
cannot believe or want to believe, that their President, his military and civil leaders have got it so awfully wrong.
Can the US win a modern, conventional war against a similar opponent? No, I believe not.
In the next few years, we will see the world's eventual superpower emerge and that will be China - on her own or as a co-operative union with
Meanwhile should America ever be foolish enough to try to stamp it's dwindling authority on the world's stage and bring even so called rogue
countries like Iran or N Korea to heel through some kind of military action, I suspect that the great American public would turn their backs on her
It's not only military might and technology that can win wars, it's also the public's opinion and their will to continue the conflict against ever
No amount of lies or propoganda can ever disguise the number of flag draped metal boxes or the convoys of ambulances that take the maimed to
As for being the most civilised country in the world - yeah, right!