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Sun Jul 28, 2013, 02:04 PM

 

A trillion dollars a year for war, and who's the enemy?

US taxpayers spend a trillion dollars per annum to sustain an industry of global war, in a typical year killing thousands. Who is the enemy? Your elected government says that's a secret!

Who Are We at War With? That's Classified
http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/17827-who-are-we-at-war-with-thats-classified

Obama said the US is at war with 'Al Qaeda, the Taliban and their associated forces." So who exactly are those associated forces?

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Reply A trillion dollars a year for war, and who's the enemy? (Original post)
JackRiddler Jul 2013 OP
shenmue Jul 2013 #1
JackRiddler Jul 2013 #2
nashville_brook Jul 2013 #3
Lizzie Poppet Jul 2013 #4
Brigid Jul 2013 #5
leftstreet Jul 2013 #6
Brigid Jul 2013 #7
Initech Jul 2013 #8
lpbk2713 Jul 2013 #9
JackRiddler Jul 2013 #10

Response to JackRiddler (Original post)

Sun Jul 28, 2013, 02:06 PM

1. I can think of many things

that money could do besides fund a war. Peace and job creation, anyone?

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Response to shenmue (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 28, 2013, 03:51 PM

2. Indeed! But then...

 

The most corrupt, useless and destructive, terroristic and profitable racket on earth would have to go under.

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Response to JackRiddler (Original post)

Sun Jul 28, 2013, 04:03 PM

3. "you can bang the drums of righteousness and liberalism all you want"

this is what i was told in another thread concerning the need for Dems to wake the fuck up about winning.

it's exactly this mindset that has allowed our government to go haywire as the OP shows. we can't even know who we're at war with, and there are those who insist that pushing back on this and other abuses are just banging "the drums of righteousness and liberalism," in a futile manner.

and that's a 100% wrong, b/c this is exactly the kind of issue that we must own the fight against. if we can't know who our military is at war with, then something is totally broken in our country.

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Response to JackRiddler (Original post)

Sun Jul 28, 2013, 05:00 PM

4. Who's the enemy? Poor corporate balance sheets, of course.

 

"Plenty good money to be made
Supplying the Army with the tools of the trade."

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Response to JackRiddler (Original post)

Sun Jul 28, 2013, 05:16 PM

5. The enemy? The American people, of course.

And if you believe this is really about "terrorism," I have a bridge to sell you.

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Response to Brigid (Reply #5)

Sun Jul 28, 2013, 05:19 PM

6. Not just Americans. It's a global war on the Serfs

And they're winning

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Response to leftstreet (Reply #6)

Sun Jul 28, 2013, 05:22 PM

7. Unfortunately, yes.

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Response to JackRiddler (Original post)

Sun Jul 28, 2013, 05:22 PM

8. The real enemy is the military industrial complex. The merchants of death.

They looted our treasury and profited handsomely off death and destruction. They're the real enemies. :mad-

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Response to JackRiddler (Original post)

Sun Jul 28, 2013, 05:23 PM

9. Walt Kelly died years ago but Pogo lives on ...







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Response to lpbk2713 (Reply #9)

Mon Jul 29, 2013, 09:52 PM

10. Yes.

 

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