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  •  right (0+ / 0-)

    but I was focusing on the United States sales. Just because a part of the statement is somewhat true (and UK amounts are not that high), doesn't make the whole statement true. Especially since the focus is on bashing US.

    •  You asked (2+ / 0-)
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      "what is the evidence for this?" referring in your comment to both the United Kingdom and United States.

      I see you've changed you focus since my reply.

      Antemedius | Liberally Critical Thinking

      by Edger on Wed Mar 23, 2011 at 12:15:54 PM PDT

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      •  when asking (0+ / 0-)

        what is the evidence for this, the question obviously encompasses both UK and US. You gave me evidence for UK.

        When someone, like this professor makes, sweeping accusations against US without proof, it does not look good for his case.

        •  Help me out here (0+ / 0-)

          What I'd like to see is a list of recent, say past 50 or 60 years recent, successful acclaimed US foreign "humanitarian interventions" and/or deliveries of freedom and democracy that have been beneficial to and welcomed by the civilian populations of the countries on whose behalf the "humanitarian interventions" were made.

          I've tried google, but so far without success.

          I did hear once a few years ago that Iraqis apparently cheered and threw flowers before a million or more of them died, but that might have been propaganda, and now and then I read glowing reports about Afghanistan and Pakistan.

          Antemedius | Liberally Critical Thinking

          by Edger on Wed Mar 23, 2011 at 02:04:13 PM PDT

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