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Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-01-15 12:46||
#2 Remember Nixon won reelection. How long did that mandate last?
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-01-15 16:24||
#3 Some kind of major or catastrophic event(s) or disaster(s) will likely have to take place before the Sheeple can wake up. IMO THE POLITICOS ARE NOT WORRIED ABOUT MORE BUDGET-N-DEBT-CEILING BUSTING "QE'S". "STIMULUS", + "FISCAL CLIFFS" BECAUSE IT ONLY MEANS TO JUST RAISE THE LEGAL LIMITS AGAIN AND AGAIN AND ....
This where possible US war wid CHINA + IRAN, OR OTHER? IN 2013, COMES IN AS THESE CAN MAKE-OR-BREAK THE BAMMER'S LEGACY, DESTROY AMERICA'S CREDIBILITY + POSITION AS THE WORLD'S SOLE GLOBAL SUPERPOWER, + DESTROY ANY CHANCE OF POTENT US LEADERSHIP IN THE FUTURE OWG + OWG NAU + INTERIM.
As said or inferred times before, "post-US" WOrld #1 wannabe CHINA wants "sole" PLA MilBases + guaranteed, unopposed or unchallenged
"strategic access" into WESTPAC + FAR PACIFIC, INDIAN OCEAN vee the "First Island Chain", + ISN'T TAKING "NO" FOR AN ANSWER. CHINA WANTS PLA MILBASES + CONTROL OF TAIWAN WHERE IT HAS HINGED THE FINAL OR DE FACTO SUCCESS OR FAILURE OF ITS ANTI-US "MANIFEST DESTINY" AS FUTURE WORLD #1.
IMO China is willing + ready to wage war, Conventional as well as Nuclear, in the East China Sea + South China Sea + Himalayan Plateau to achieve its "Manifest Destiny" - iff it does not get its claimed sovereignty oer various disputed islands + maritime regions, IT WILL ONE DAY JUST SUDDENLY SHOCKING JUST START SHOOTING.
As for IRAN, its budding nuclear arsenal can make a US or US-led Coalition ground invasion VERY BLOODY = CASUALTY-INTENSIVE/PROHIBITIVE, HENCE DOMESTICALLY + GEOPOL POLITICALLY DIFFICULT IFF NOT IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE BAMMER + ADMIN.
"IRAN" also read - [Nuclear?]RADICAL ISLAM + MUSLIM WORLD.
Iff the powers that be expect the US to overtly or covertly REMAIN the dominant Power in the future OWG + OWG NAU, TO BE SEEN AS SUCCESSFUL THE BAMMER ADMIN MUST GET CHINA TO [peacefully?]CONCEDE IN THE EAST CHINA SEA + SOUTH CHINA SEA, ETC. I.E. NOT ALLOW CHINA TO VIOLATE OR BREAK THE "STATUS QUO" AS PER THESE EAST ASIAN REGIONS.
The upsets + chaos wrought by the Bammer + Admin is consistent wid efforts to impose OWG + NAU on Americans vee USING THE INTENTIONAL OR DELIBERATE PROPAGATION OF CHAOS/ANARCHIES TO FORCE THE US, MEXICO, CANADA, + GREENLAND TO BE MUTUALLY INTERDEPENDENT FOR SIMPLE SURVIVAL.
US WAR AGZ NUKE-ARMED CHINA + NUKE-WANNABE/NEAR-NUKE IRAN, HOWEVER, MAY DECIDE IFF THE US IS TO BE THE DE FACTO LEADER, OVERT OR COVERT, OF SAIDSAME OWG + OWG NAU, ETC.
Lest we fergit, 1990's + Pre, Post 9-11 NET > CHINA + ISLAM HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE EXCEPT THE MILYUHNS + DILYUHNS OF PEOPLE THEY CAN'T AFFORD TO TAKE CARE OF ANYWAY.
E.G. CHINA'S PROB OF "20.0 MILYUHN" OR SO ANGRY YOUNG CHINESE MALES WID NO LOCAL WOMEN TO MARRY, thanks to China's traditional Culture + contemporary "One-Child" Policy.
Put another way, dats "20.0Milyuhn" Men = PLA Soldiers China can WILLINGLY throw + sacrifice to the US + Japan + ROK + ASEAN [India?] in any East Asia mil conflict.
AFAIK THE CONTROL/DOMINATION-HAPPY DEMOLEFT IS N-O-T GOING TO LIKE BEING PART OF A ECON, GEOPOL WEAK OWG + NAU USA WID NO $$$.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-15 19:34||