Spotting Trouble Identifying Faltering and Failing States (1997)
pcapelli at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 20:55:56 PST 2005
On Sun, 16 Jan 2005 22:31:05 -0600 (CST), J.A. Terranson <measl at mfn.org> wrote:
> Since Mein Fuhrer Bush is preparing to escalate to Iran in a few months,
> you'd better get used to it.
It's interesting you called him that, given your next statement.
> No. The problem is states like the US who should keep their fascist noses
> out of other states business. Let those states rise or fall on their own
> merits or demerits, but allow nature to take it's course. It's not our
> place to be decisiding what is an appropriate government for others.
> Hell, we can't even figure out what's appropriate *here*.
Isolationism didn't work 70 years ago; what makes you think it will
work better in this new age of globalism?
Pete Capelli pcapelli at ieee.org
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liberty nor safety" - Benjamin Franklin, 1759
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