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2013-11-16 Home Front: WoT
The demise of Pax Americana
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-11-16 06:53|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [529 views ]  Top

#1 Han Solo: You said you wanted to be around when I made a mistake, well, this could be it, sweetheart.
Princess Leia: I take it back.

This is for all the two bit world politicians who sat back to avoid the stain of association with America they depended upon for their security and economy while playing cheap local politics to appease their own frothing constituents whose agitation was financed and aided by Moscow for a couple generations. Yankee Go Home indeed. See you all.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-11-16 07:22||   2013-11-16 07:22|| Front Page Top

#2 I guess Obama has another convert.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-11-16 08:07||   2013-11-16 08:07|| Front Page Top

#3 Prepare the Mobile Fleet to protect the homeland.
Posted by Shipman 2013-11-16 09:02||   2013-11-16 09:02|| Front Page Top

#4 I don't believe the USS Alabama is seaworthy, but perhaps the guns could be restored to working condition?
Posted by Glenmore 2013-11-16 10:55||   2013-11-16 10:55|| Front Page Top

#5 But last week, American credibility was shattered.

All part of the fundamental transformation, move along, nothing to see here.
Posted by Secret Asian Man 2013-11-16 11:48||   2013-11-16 11:48|| Front Page Top

#6 Comment:
I don't believe the USS Alabama is seaworthy, but perhaps the guns could be restored to working condition?

The Guns work, I suppose shore power could be used.
What are you going to aim them at? (Remember it must be less than 15 miles away) And you don't get a second shot, either you'll sink the ship, or it'll be destroyed. (She rests on the bottom now, no dodging)

And dodging is what she's designed for.
Shoot and move.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-11-16 13:38||   2013-11-16 13:38|| Front Page Top

#7 Glenmore: I speak of Dai-ichi KōKū Kantai the Japanese carrier strike force.

Bad Boys.
Posted by Shipman 2013-11-16 15:34||   2013-11-16 15:34|| Front Page Top

#8 But Shipman, though the Alabama isn't floating anymore, it is kind of unsinkable too. And while no longer mobile, it is in Mobile. And it's well-located to defend Mobile from attack from the sea if those 16" guns wouldn't blow up when fired.
Posted by Glenmore 2013-11-16 18:22||   2013-11-16 18:22|| Front Page Top

USS ALABAMA (BB60) in Mobile Alabama

Posted by Phusoger Prince of the Lichtensteiners7911 2013-11-16 18:30||   2013-11-16 18:30|| Front Page Top

#10 Wait wait wait, let me get this straight:
That is the immobile Alabama in Mobile, Alabama?
Posted by swksvolFF 2013-11-16 21:15||   2013-11-16 21:15|| Front Page Top

#11 Yep, you got that right, SIFF.

If I remember correctly there are some immobile ground pounding bombers that are not air worthy there in Mobile, Alabama too.
Posted by BA 2013-11-16 21:27||   2013-11-16 21:27|| Front Page Top

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