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Old 11-03-2004, 03:37 PM   #16
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And the beginning of the end of our civilization.
nah... if the world didn't end when the red sox won the world series, it ain't gonna end now.
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Old 11-03-2004, 03:43 PM   #17
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nah... if the world didn't end when the red sox won the world series, it ain't gonna end now.
did you have to remind me?


and the world won't end because the right guy won. if you think the us will collapse and fall because bush was re elected, you're wrong. flat out wrong.
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My parents were hearing a story on NPR about how the EU is becoming united and will be the next superpower along with the US. Someone needs to slap us in the face.
Do you think the EU as a superpower (if that can be accomplished) to be a good thing or a bad thing?
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Do you think the EU as a superpower (if that can be accomplished) to be a good thing or a bad thing?
Healthy competition makes you step up your game...
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Of course every kingdom rises and every kingdom falls. Just not tomorrow.
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One thing that the last few years has brought out is a recognition of anti-american sentiment and competition that went largely ignored for years. Many people seem to think this is something new and W is the great Satan.
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is everyone in the rest of the world going to honestly tell me that things would have gotten much better if kerry were elected president? if you think so, your level of ignorance on the american political system is showing. both candidates are just opposite sides of the corporation controlled coin...either way, things are going to continue in the same direction, like it or not
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Do you think the EU as a superpower (if that can be accomplished) to be a good thing or a bad thing?
Well, as Chalmers Johnson says in The Sorrows of Empire, if China should decide one day that the euro is more valuable than the dollar and that therefore China's assets should be invested in the euro, then our stock market would crash and it would be a blow so devastating that we might not recover for a very long time--maybe never fully.
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Give me a break.
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Well, as Chalmers Johnson says in The Sorrows of Empire, if China should decide one day that the euro is more valuable than the dollar and that therefore China's assets should be invested in the euro, then our stock market would crash and it would be a blow so devastating that we might not recover for a very long time--maybe never fully.
If the American economy crashes in such a manner, many other countries' economies will crash as well.
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If the American economy crashes in such a manner, many other countries' economies will crash as well.
Exactly.
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If America ever "declines" it will only be because extremist elitist judges make decisions that either contradict or change our constitution. As long as we hold to the constitution, America will never fall. NEVER.
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the idea of this thread is really extreme and almost humorous. I dont think Americans would let America fall. Bottom line....
Exactly how the Romans were saying near the beginning of the 2nd Century AD.
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Exactly how the Romans were saying near the beginning of the 2nd Century AD.
If the American economy goes into the tank, I think you know which country will immediately follow.
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If the American economy goes into the tank, I think you know which country will immediately follow.
I'm well aware of that.

In fact, the world economy would collapse.

It would be a Second Dark Ages.
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