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  •  Bush Sr. said this just a year after our military (2+ / 0-)
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    had shown the world just how powerful it was when it ejected Saddam from Kuwait and destroyed his army.

    muddy water can best be cleared by leaving it alone

    by veritas curat on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 06:37:05 PM PST

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    •  vc - OK, but that's not my point (3+ / 0-)
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      Rather I don't think the political landscape, as it relates to climate change, has changed much at all in 20 years.

      "let's talk about that"

      by VClib on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 06:41:21 PM PST

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      •  You are right about the political landscape. (2+ / 0-)
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        I do think, though, that our military - the largest and most expensive in the world by a huge amount - enforces that political landscape and ensures it's stability (as much as that is possible). Our non-negotiable lifestyle is protected by our non-defeatable military.

        muddy water can best be cleared by leaving it alone

        by veritas curat on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 06:46:21 PM PST

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