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#1 We shouldn't lift a finger to help the Venerealzuelans.
This is like rescuing carriers of Y. pestis so that they can spread the plague everywhere.
Posted by charger 2018-08-18 13:25||
#2 When a country lets itself so decay that people are fleeing for their safety -- not natural disasters or foreign intervention, but just the government being so corrupt and tyrannical that it creates a "refugee crisis" -- the relief efforts should be paid for from funds taken out of that country's rulers international accounts.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2018-08-18 15:52||
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2018-08-18 16:01||
#4 Thing, I'm not really sure how that relates to the question of helping refugees from a disaster area who are responsible for turning for turning that place into a disaster area in the first place.
We're just rewarding bad behavior and ensuring even more of it.
If someone wants to make an argument that aiding these people will somehow enable us to overthrow Maduro and facilitate better government, I'm all ears despite the, shall we say, less than stellar track record of these efforts.
Remember...the Venezuelans wanted this.
Posted by charger 2018-08-18 17:17||
#5 Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
H. L. Mencken
In this case, Socialism. Like a cactus p[rostate check. Just enjoy, asshole, and STFU
Posted by Frank G 2018-08-18 17:36||
#6 Borders of nations are built from the weight of their dead.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-08-18 22:58||