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Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by seagull
It is reckless to "dare" another country to "bring it on." Nobody wants to see a nuclear war, or even another conventional war.
BUT, I contend that it is equally reckless to apologize and give the impression that we do not support our government, or that we are not united as a country. Nothing invites aggression like pathetic whining!
Which do you think is more likely to lead to war, whimpering, whining, apologizing, and asking to please not attack us, or daring anyone to bring it on? I don't like either approach, but "Fortune favors the Bold!" Take Iran, and N. Korea as cases in point. They are weak, but they feign strength to keep their populace united and their enemies at bay.
WHAT ABOUT, oppressed peoples rising up from the GREEDY domminent powers on earth. LETS start hanging in public again. Also, no matter how rich or poor you are, we all get the same treatment. This means , no passes for the rich to get out of jail free card.
Originally posted by seagull
A plea for peace, eh? Hmmm...
Apologize for the behaviour of the "US criminal govt.", or however you phrased that...?
So, are you going to apologize to the Tibetans, on behalf of the Chinese govt. next? Or to the Muslims in Eastern China being oppressed by the oh so merciful Chinese? Or the folks under house arrest in China for daring to dream of freedom from an oppressive govt. You do remember Tiananmen Square, don't you?
To call your viewpoint just slightly one sided would, of course, be an understatement.