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P.S. To “Obama’s Kill Lists”

I just discovered that there is yet another alternative to the options I listed in the previous post. It is this:

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Translation: I refuse to acknowledge that the military and economic dominance of the US in the world during the XXth century has benefited me personally in the least.

I’m sure people who adopt this point of view feel vastly superior to those who believe that the US has been helping foreign nations by invading them out of the goodness of its heart but, to be honest, the difference between them is minimal.

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12 thoughts on “P.S. To “Obama’s Kill Lists”

  1. It makes your precedent more undertstandable.

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  2. It makes your precedent post more understandable.

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  3. I wonder sometimes if these types ever hurt their necks trying to pull their heads out of their asses long enough to spew their opinions.

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  4. Stringer Bell on said:

    I don’t understand this. Surely one can acknowledge that they have indirectly benefited from certain injustices, yet speak out strongly against said injustices.

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  5. Proxy on said:

    The mental gymanastics liberals undergo to defend obama is amazing.But then liberals have always been wolves in sheeps clothing

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    • You see this as a DEFENSE of Obama?

      Sweet Jesus. Will people ever see anything other than their Daddy issues? This is SO not about Obama. The issue would be exactly the same had he never been born.

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      • Proxy on said:

        No the issue is your belief that usa will have a lower standard of living if they follow an isolationist foreign policy.There is zero evidence for it.

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        • “No the issue is your belief that usa will have a lower standard of living if they follow an isolationist foreign policy.There is zero evidence for it.”

          – Yes, there is. It’s called a history textbook. :-) Try to ask yourself why the US kept messing with other countries so intensely. Or are you one of those naive folks who believe in “helping spread democracy”?

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  6. Wirbelwind on said:

    Yes, they will have a lower standard of living. America became a superpower in the first place thanks to both World Wars.

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  7. And even though I think you exaggerated a little, I’m more on your side now on this topic.

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