[FoRK] Who would bin Laden vote for?

Owen Byrne owen at permafrost.net
Tue Jul 20 15:28:09 PDT 2004


>
>> Owen Byrne wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> History would suggest (Napoleon, Hitler, Pol Pot, Tojo et al) that 
>>> the   
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>> would be a bunch of antagonized politicians in DC.
>>
>> Doubly stupid to antagonize the only country left with a real blue water
>> navy and substantial force projection capability.  Even if your
>> "favorable result" wasn't lame, there is no one even remotely up to the
>> task nor is there ever likely to be, short of transforming a major
>> technologically advanced bloc into a military command economy -- and
>> even then it is doubtful.  Good or bad, that's the reality of the 
>> situation.
>>
>>  
>>
> Gee - funny how that in 1939-1941, thats exactly what the world did - 
> turn a technologically advanced bloc into a
> military command economy. Out of necessity.
>
> You were in the armed forces? Did they practice sodomy while you were 
> there or was that a new addition.
>
>
> Owen
>




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