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    War with Iran to keep Trump in power??

    Here is another take on Trump's sacking top civilian chiefs in the Pentagon. I think it deserves its own thread:

    No matter the official justification for a war with Iran, there would be a huge public outcry and widespread suspicions of foul play that aimed ultimately at keeping Trump in power. Yet it is far from clear that Trump and his lackeys are beyond orchestrating such a nightmarish scenario for their own political ends.

    https://asiatimes.com/2020/11/why-tr...war-with-iran/

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    I saw that title and I knew it was you OG... Are there rumoUrs of war? I'm sure it is one of things on the minds of anyone living outside the borders of the U.S.

    It occurs to me that a certain individual once pointed a finger at me and said that I was inconsistent. Hmmm, I would never agree to that assessment but for the sake of honest self-reflection I re-iterate that I said that I believed the Papa Bush was a true American hero and that junior was nothing more than stupid. In retrospect I must have pushed a 'button'. The alt-right doesn't allow opinions that don't follow the non-party line. (e.g. The Bush family are in league with illuminati, bilderbergers, whoever else the hell they are...The Left Behind meme fleshes things out for the evangelicals). So, let me reassess, Papa Bush was an American hero for the white folks and junior WAS stupid but, in any case, the reason the right demonized them despite Papa being a very good practicing racist was because they had ties to elite universities, which any decent alt-righter knows is the seat of all conspiracies to wrest the power that is 'rightfully' theirs. And when papa and junior start espousing an empathetic version of traditional Republicanism, it was just a bridge too far. What a cluster f*ck?

    So where am I going with all this? Hell, I dunno!
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    Hi Aragorn,

    If you would like to move this thread somewhere where its less likely to continue hyper focus on U.S. politics, please do. I won't mind at all!

    NAP I hear you, Bruthuh!

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    On January 20 Captain Chaos ceases to be President of the United States, end of story and wild speculations.
    The unexamined life is not worth living.

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    You should read the article, Freddie. I think you are likely right, but still....

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    Maybe some here have not been in the human reality the last few years, lol no more wars, not Russia, not N Korea, not even China BUT 6 corp fake media ?, oh yip there be a massive war a goin on, lol if your not seeing the war, i dear say you may ponder why.

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    Now why would Trump want to war with his allies? Russia, chief among them, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Egypt, even Israel is moving nicely in the right direction and China, hell China is protecting his secret bank accounts, all appearances deceiving, recall how nicely China did in the trade wars as opposed to Americans, with the exception of Trump, of course.... he always tries to make out like the bandit he is but is such a loser that not even that works very well for him. No, it is only Europe and the United States that needs to worry as Trump has set up nicely all the dominos to topple Iran, as the damn fools would just not co-operate with him.
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    Quote Originally posted by Fred Steeves View Post
    On January 20 Captain Chaos ceases to be President of the United States, end of story and wild speculations.
    Are you a betting man, Fred? Would you think that he leaves "voluntarily" while bitching and moaning or with force?

    He has taken some drastic measures lately with military, seems like a purge to me. Of course Obama did that too.

    The timing is just a bit worrysome, that's all.

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    All else being equal a purge in favor of insane people can't be a good thing.
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    You not seeing this War ?, even the most anti Qect people seeing it, like >


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    In the U.S. this isn't a game, Aianawa. In fact, it can be a lesson to the world regarding how fragile democracy really is. In particular, when 70,000,000 people have the need for authoritarianism embedded in their genes. Some people without realizing it apparently want to be led, coddled, and stroked like kittens all the while projecting that weakness onto people that are strong enough to forge their own way in the face of daunting challenges. The Darwinians were correct, geographical and natural borders are a filter calling to the fittest to cross against all odds.
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    Trump probably wanted unrest in the streets after the election so that he could impose Martial Law and then refuse to concede power.

    The American people put a stop to that.

    War with Iran would be amazingly ironic given all the unicorn comments about 'no war'. Trump would totally go to war if it served his personal interests. Trying to seize power here was his better option. He failed.

    Starting a war now would not magically continue his Presidency.

    I may be missing something.

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    Quote Originally posted by Fred Steeves View Post
    On January 20 Captain Chaos ceases to be President of the United States, end of story and wild speculations.
    Quote Originally posted by Wind View Post
    Are you a betting man, Fred? Would you think that he leaves "voluntarily" while bitching and moaning or with force?

    He has taken some drastic measures lately with military, seems like a purge to me. Of course Obama did that too.

    The timing is just a bit worrysome, that's all.
    Oh he'll leave alright. Then he'll pick up right where he left off with the MAGA rallies, his base will become even more entrenched, and he'll once again be the Republican nominee for the '24 election. God help us...

    But do you know why that's the case, and that he damn well may win again? Posted by Gio, Bill Maher nails it, people are just as sick of the Democrat's stupid shit (no offense DT):
    The unexamined life is not worth living.

    Socrates

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    Quote Originally posted by Fred Steeves View Post
    On January 20 Captain Chaos ceases to be President of the United States, end of story and wild speculations.
    The US needs income, and power, and to show the world income and money is all that matters and that if you don't follow along, bad things may happen to you

    Nothing remains the same, because nothing remains the same

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