reply to post by superman2012
Don't forget all the cyber espionage:
essman lambastes Chinese cyber-espionage
s global cyber-espionage network GhostNet penetrates 103 countries
Stop the anti-USA bashing now. There are FAR WORSE hate filled propaganda against those whom only seek to ensure our world survives from those whom are hell bent on destroying mankind. Propaganda will get us nowhere. Only truth, no matter how painful it may be, can help in our progress and evolution.
Seek the truth, and comprehend it yourself, and only then can you be convinced, for no mortal can convince you if you already had pre-conceived notions and judgements against another.
North admitted that he had lied to Congress, for which, among other things, he was later charged. He defended his actions by stating that he believed in the goal of aiding the Contras, whom he saw as freedom fighters, and said that he viewed the Iran-Contra scheme as a "neat idea".
Perhaps the most general conclusion that can be drawn from these documents is that the CIA extensively stage-managed the entire coup, not only carrying it out but also preparing the groundwork for it by subordinating various important Iranian political actors and using propaganda and other instruments to influence public opinion against Mossadeq. Source www.gwu.edu...
A rogue is a vagrant person who wanders from place to place. Like a drifter, a rogue is an independent person who rejects conventional rules of society in favor of following their own personal goals and values.
In modern English language, the term rogue is used pejoratively to describe a dishonest or unprincipled person whose behavior one disapproves of, but who is nonetheless likeable or attractive. Source en.wikipedia.org...(vagrant)
Definition of ROGUE
: vagrant, tramp
: a dishonest or worthless person : scoundrel
: a mischievous person : scamp
: a horse inclined to shirk or misbehave
: an individual exhibiting a chance and usually inferior biological variation
1. An unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.
2. One who is playfully mischievous; a scamp.
3. A wandering beggar; a vagrant.
4. A vicious and solitary animal, especially an elephant that has separated itself from its herd.
5. An organism, especially a plant, that shows an undesirable variation from a standard.
1. Vicious and solitary. Used of an animal, especially an elephant.
2. Large, destructive, and anomalous or unpredictable: a rogue wave; a rogue tornado.
3. Operating outside normal or desirable controls:
1. scoundrel, crook (informal), villain, fraudster, sharper, fraud, cheat, devil, deceiver, charlatan, con man (informal), swindler, knave (archaic), ne'er-do-well, reprobate, scumbag (slang), blackguard, mountebank, grifter (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), skelm (S. African) He wasn't a rogue at all.
2. scamp, rascal, scally (Northwest English dialect), rapscallion a loveable rogue.
A distress signal is an internationally recognized means for obtaining help. Distress signals take the form of or are commonly made by using radio signals, displaying a visually detected item or illumination, or making an audible sound, from a distance. A distress signal indicates that a person or group of people, ship, aircraft, or other vehicle is threatened by grave and imminent danger and requests immediate assistance. Use of distress signals in other circumstances may be against local or international law.
Originally posted by tothetenthpower
Ah, excellent question.
The people of the countries you listed, KNOW they are limited in their freedoms. They know the extent of the governments power as the government reminds them consistently.