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    My conservative brother was fine with going into Afghanistan. He was also just fine with taking our eye off the ball and going into Iraq. He said it could be easy and over in a couple weeks. He also said that wars are good for the economy and make people rich.

    The people who get rich are not the working folks, of course.

    There are plenty of conservatives who want war. In my opinion, the tea party types, the genuine ones anyway, were taken advantage of. Republicans love war. Trump wanted to make much more war than he did. He was discouraged not because it's wrong, but because he had no plans and no explanations for the American people.


    I'm not defending Biden. And I'm not defending his actions. I'm merely pointing out that Republicans love war. John McCain even sang about how he'd like to Bomb, Bomb Iran. Warhawk John Bolton worked for many Republican administrations.

    Their corporate buds get rich off war. That's the part they like and support.
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    But in truth, there was an awareness that peace was profitable, certainly for the moguls. Perhaps to the right the means are irrelevant to the end. Who needs war if they can get rich without it. Dead people? It's all the same game and people are only tools to do the work, alive until dead.

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    Quote Originally posted by Dreamtimer View Post
    He said it could be easy and over in a couple weeks. He also said that wars are good for the economy and make people rich.
    I'm sorry to say, but that sounds quite sociopathic to me. If that's the official Republican stance then they all might be sociopaths.

    Not only do wars kill countless innocent people, the people including soldiers who survive are still left with PTSD perhaps forever.

    Why don't politicians fight the wars? Oh maybe because they're fucking spineless and corrupt cowards.


    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYoeIr4ewbU

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