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2019-06-05 International-UN-NGOs
There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies
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Posted by trailing wife 2019-06-05 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [336102 views ]  Top

#1 They don't take NATO seriously, why should we? They're the ones breaking the alliance, not us. All we hear is what awful baby killing monsters we are. Fuck those ungrateful freeloaders.
Posted by Herb McCoy  2019-06-05 01:32||   2019-06-05 01:32|| Front Page Top

#2 All we hear is what awful baby killing monsters we are.

Said without the slightest hint of irony.
Posted by Raj 2019-06-05 08:22||   2019-06-05 08:22|| Front Page Top

#3 Hey, we had to kill those innocent babies! All we had to do was call them human shields, then it was totally 100% okay! Shut up, Russian shill, you're parroting Putin's talking points!

How ungrateful Europeans are to have allies willing to do the dirty work of murder. It's all in the service of a greater ideal. We must reorder the Middle East, no matter how many people have to die. It's for the greater good!
Posted by Herb McCoy  2019-06-05 15:58||   2019-06-05 15:58|| Front Page Top

#4 This Neocon Whisperer figures
His black, white, and bloody Red triggers --
Constructivist thinking
Delivered while winking --
Will shame... baby-murderers? [snickers]
Posted by Ebbolunter the Limber6463 2019-06-05 17:02||   2019-06-05 17:02|| Front Page Top

#5 At the risk of sounding Herb-ish, what *exactly* is the point of NATO nowadays?

Posted by SteveS 2019-06-05 17:58||   2019-06-05 17:58|| Front Page Top

#6 In 2018 Anno Domini,
What's NATO? Just ham hocks and hominy
As Putin we're spooking...
And tactical nuking
Of Poland and not our chum Germany.

Mostly agree with Herb myself... in principle. In practice... never could stand cheap manipulation and bluster, which I've always thought worse in systematic societal application than a little within-the-noise collateral awfulness.
Posted by Ebbolunter the Limber6463 2019-06-05 18:34||   2019-06-05 18:34|| Front Page Top

#7 Not that anyone should care, but for "agree with Herb" above, please read, "empathize with Herb" or "see Herb's points." Always been willing to shift a bit (or a bunch) for sake of a good discussion, much to the eventual disgust and discouragement of hordes of proselytes and propagandists over teh years. Learned early on to give 'em the "unconvertibility disclaimer" up front, not that that's ever stopped the poor bastids.
Posted by Ebbolunter the Limber6463 2019-06-05 18:57||   2019-06-05 18:57|| Front Page Top

#8 Herb? Do you own a mirror?
Posted by Frank G 2019-06-05 19:01||   2019-06-05 19:01|| Front Page Top

#9 There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies..cause we're leaving.

So long and thanks for all the fish.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-06-05 19:20||   2019-06-05 19:20|| Front Page Top

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