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I help run several of my Families Companies which all started as Small Businesses. We all worked VERY HARD and I am now wealthy. We had decided long ago not to GO PUBLIC and have kept our Companies Privately owned. This was a topic of Great and Long Discussion as Venture Capitalists were VERY interested in two specific Companies my Family owns.
...MONEY CANNOT BUY HAPPINESS! It can help ease tensions and provide basic necessities as well as Luxury of Living...but at one point in my life where being in the Entertainment Business...thus ALWAYS BEING SURROUNDED BY OTHERS BUT HOPELESSLY BEING AND FEELING ALONE...loneliness to an extent that creates Physical Pain....I was not truly HAPPY until I began dating My Girl.
She filled a Void inside me and we had been friends first as she had dated my Guitar Player and knew my Lifestyle so there were no secrets or a necessity to keep anything from her as she had been with us on tour and understood how a Man who as a Musician can be with any Woman that he chooses for a Night or so...
I replied to her that I had been waiting a long time for the right woman and if she saw something in my friend that she did not see in me...then it was not meant to be. The exact moment of her choosing me was after a small friendly kiss on the nose from behind her and over her left shoulder that she then turned and hugged me and said...If we are going to be Dating then....and the rest of the sentence was drowned out by the band! I immediately smiled and replied...WE ARE GOING TO BE DATING? She said of course! S.I.
Originally posted by SplitInfinity
As for your statement of Having Our Ass handed to us...PLEASE! More people die in the U.S. in a Month by slipping in the Bathroom that have died in BOTH WARS over a decade long! Split Infinity
Originally posted by Uberdavo
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Originally posted by Trajan
Russia retaliates with their brand new ICBM and their nuclear subs. The US could bomb as much of Russia as they want, but they can't track those subs, each sub carries 10-12 Trident-class missiles which have 8 nuclear warheads a pop. Russia gets out even 2 of those subs and you will see every major U.S. city a smoking crater before the night is out.
Originally posted by Trajan
Your country has outgrown other nations militarily, but simplicity will undo the trillions you have spent.
Originally posted by Ivar_Karlsen
reply to post by TrueBrit
Technology and strategy win over manpower, always!
The American war-machine is massive, it's able to level most of the other countries armed forces at the same time.
Originally posted by TrueBrit
No one of any intellect thinks that the US is not militarily advanced. However, it is has much less manpower than the Chinese, and probably a little less than the Russians. The Chinese have modified AKs, and LEGIONS AND LEGIONS more men and machines than any western power. No matter what technological superiority the US has, it will be largely unimportant in the face of man power of that nature.