[SPORK] Weird definition of "draining the swamp"

Russell Turpin deafbox at hotmail.com
Wed Apr 30 19:06:59 PDT 2003

Jeff Bone:
>However, I'm not sure it's true --- I think we could tally up invasions, 
>excursions, interventions, police actions, illegal arrests on foreign soil 
>(i.e. international kidnappings), assassinations, other breaches of 
>international law, and enemy com- and non-com deaths in various conflicts 
>of us vs. the previous USSR...  and it'd probably be a pretty close call, 
>if we didn't lose it outright.

Not even close. The USSR would 'win' hands down. At
least, if we get to count the numbers of their own
citizens who were killed. It's remarkable and
ghastly that that exceeds the number of people they
killed in foreign wars.

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