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2019-05-26 -Lurid Crime Tales-
Global Elites Started The Russia Nonsense
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-26 07:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6526 views ]  Top

#1 ....the wealthiest region in America feeds mostly on military spending

Washington and Moscow, not really so different, just different product lines. We have the F-35 export line, they have the S-300/400 family of antidotes.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-26 07:12||   2019-05-26 07:12|| Front Page Top

#2 But just like other types of drugs, there are only sellers because there are buyers...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-05-26 07:14||   2019-05-26 07:14|| Front Page Top

#3 Someone miss the rise of China in the last 30 years which was made possible by 'Global Elites'. The same China that has never forget it was once the 'Middle Kingdom' on earth.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-05-26 07:15||   2019-05-26 07:15|| Front Page Top

#4 Ref #3: Someone miss the rise of China in the last 30 years which was made possible by 'Global Elites'

Much evidence to be found on the shelves of your local Walmart, Target, Home Depot, etc. Cheap labor, isn't it wonderful ?
Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-26 07:21||   2019-05-26 07:21|| Front Page Top

#5 Ref: #4 - I think I will see my union steward over that one!
Posted by DooDahMan 2019-05-26 09:23||   2019-05-26 09:23|| Front Page Top

#6 And speaking of military spending, doesn't the USA out-spend the next five countries COMBINED?
Posted by DooDahMan 2019-05-26 09:26||   2019-05-26 09:26|| Front Page Top

#7 ...yeah, but those others aren't engaged across the world in 'hot' environments and keeping the seas free of pirates. Expensive being the world's policeman because somebody's knickers get in a bunch if barbarians overrun someone else's turf.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-05-26 11:26||   2019-05-26 11:26|| Front Page Top

#8 Confucius say, "Greatest inventor
Not Chinese or copycat mentor.
Most fanciful thinker
(and surely big drinker)
Say, 'China must move to the center!'"
Posted by Dopey Hupolump5799 2019-05-26 18:58||   2019-05-26 18:58|| Front Page Top

#9 Columbus say, "Cheap Chinese junk,
Regrettably, easily sunk,
Like wayward Italian
Or gold-laden galleon,
So, do you feel fortunate... punk?"
Posted by Dopey Hupolump5799 2019-05-26 19:03||   2019-05-26 19:03|| Front Page Top

#10 Bravo Dopey Hupolump5799, Bravo.
Posted by rjschwarz 2019-05-26 19:44||   2019-05-26 19:44|| Front Page Top

#11 And speaking of military spending, doesn't the USA out-spend the next five countries COMBINED?

Given that Chinese salaries are about 1/8 US salaries and China spends $200b vs the US's $700b, I'm inclined to say that China is effectively spending more than the US in procurement terms. Note all the new ship, aircraft and armored vehicle types that have been coming out of China almost every other year. That's not a sign of a military that is spending less money than the US.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2019-05-26 23:43||   2019-05-26 23:43|| Front Page Top

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