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Originally posted by mattpryor
reply to post by Kram09
Oh come on - Americans have more individual rights than they know what to do with. Same goes for most people that live in the West. We're spoiled, and we don't know how good we've got it.
If you have the wealth to own a computer and the freedom to sit and bitch about your government, then things aren't really that bad!
I suspect we'll all be in for a rude awakening quite soon though. The balance of power is shifting towards those with wealth and oil - Chavez, Gaddafi, Ahmadinejad, et al - and I don't think you'll find them kind or benevolent bosses.
But by all means carry on deluding yourself to the contrary if it makes you feel happier
It was a lot worse when the US was laughing stock for having elected a village idiot for presidency twice in a row.
Amen to that! Besides, wasn't Liberia forced to take in the kister with no vaseline during the Bush era? Being a part in that "Axis of Evil"?
Originally posted by jerico65
(Qaddafi) "mmm agh Somalia is not agh pirates they..."
(Enter Kanye) "YO I'ma let you finish...but Iran had one of the best threats of the year yo"
Originally posted by Kram09
reply to post by mattpryor
Here is a list of dictators and despots: