Discussion in 'Politics' started by wilburbear, Aug 25, 2008.
Independence relativism, an interesting concept.
The Ossetian people aren't capable of deciding their own fate.
Clearly, popular revolution can only be allowed when its Democratic and serves Western interest.
Russia is a second-rate power whose only advantage lay in its nuclear arsenal.
Considering Georgia attacked the Russian-allied Ossetia FIRST - 2000 dead civilians - who cares how this plays out.
This is not a resurgent Iron Curtain. Of course, NATO wants to paint it that to whitewash a bungle they created.
And what were all those US and Israeli forces doing in Georgia anyway? Is it really conceivable Georgia would attack Ossetia without America's green light?
NATO should end it relentless courtship of Russia's break-away Provinces. I'm sure Americans wouldn't appreciate the return of ICBM's in Cuba. Or Venezuela or wherever.
Live and let live. We've got a Military 3 Generations ahead of everyone else plus a ridiculous economy. Playing the eternal bed-wetter at every hiccup that doesn't work out in Americas favor is lame fear-mongering.
The Russians just steam-rolled Georgia! Its Red Dawn all over again!! We must retaliate NOW!!
Georgia attacks South Ossetia
| 08.08.2008 | 00:00 UTC
Heavy fighting has broken out between Georgia and its breakaway region of South Ossetia. Georgia's Interior Minister has reportedly told the Agence France Presse news agency that his country has launched an attack and that clashes are taking place near the Ossetian capital of Tskhinvali. The Associated Press is reporting that Tskhinvali has come under heavy fire. Hours earlier, the two sides agreed to a ceasefire following a week of mounting clashes. They were scheduled to hold Russian mediated talks later on Friday. The United States has expressed great concern over the situation and urged an immediate end to all violence. South Ossetia broke from Georgian control during a war in the early 1990s, the rebel government enjoys support from Moscow.
Why will we never hear that from American media?
Perhaps money and power is more important than Truth or an informed Public.
When you think about it, all this posturing and maneuvering for geo-political edge, is stupid.
Why not repeal the Income Tax/Federal Reserve, go on some type of hard currency, throw some money at Free Energy and go back to 10% YOY economic growth?
The world would eat our dust in 5 years...
But thats not the point. The point is Control and Power.
A nation filled with a rich, prosperous, independent middle-class is a threat to Elites that Control Government.
When the plebs get uppity, they've got time to hold their mismanagers to account.
Now-a-days, people work 60 hour weeks just to punch out 30K a year.
Whose got the time or energy - after all that - to disassemble the myriad of ways Government lies to, and fucks them on a regular basis? Not too many.
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