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Cartman
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Problem: Liberia doesn't have the monopoly on gruesomeness in the world.
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Jason Abbadon
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One idiotic regine to be changed at a time.

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PsyLiam
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So when's the next US presidential election then?

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ZING!

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PsyLiam
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I am the political comedy beast. Phe@R M3!!!! And so forth.

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Jason Abbadon
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quote:
Originally posted by PsyLiam:
So when's the next US presidential election then?

I'd make a snappy retort if you were'nt so embarassingly right.

But as far as morality in intervention in other countries is concerned the first thing we consider needs to be "Is this right".
I don't mean "will my right wing supporters approve" I mean "Can we help people here and make a effective diffrence".

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Wraith
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Well, Taylor seems to have bogged off and an international peacekeeping force moved in. But if things don't get better or the peacekeepers behave like they did last time (not much better than the native troops) then what?

In this case i think it is America's duty in become involved; Liberia was set up by the US and was briefly a US possession. Just as Sierra Leone was our problem Liberia is the US's. And yes, I think we should be doing something about Zimbabwe as well.

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Ironic, considering the nation in question.

Even more ironic is the freed slaves setting up a system whereby they retain the political power and most of the economic power.

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Jason Abbadon
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Libera looks like a good place for a Guam-sized military base right about now.
Horrible to say I know, but we'll just have to keep going back if we can't establish something like a government that works for more than a couple of years at a stretch.
The UN could (and should)be a big part of the initial re-structuring but they certainly have a bad track record of sticking around (so do we for that matter) to prevent a relapse into anarchy.

I could SO see islamic fundamentalism (read: Terrorism) taking root in Libera within the next decade as the populace becomes frustrated with our half-assed assistance.

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Teh PW
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http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/12/14/9451854-former-pow-jessica-lynch-finishing-teaching-degree

fuck it. i could NOT find that moses necrothread pic. can someone help?

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The Mighty Monkey of Mim
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SHAZAM!

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Jason Abbadon
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quote:
"It's tough to walk, but I look at it as, 'At least I'm walking,'" she says. "At least I have my legs. They may not work. I have no feeling in the left one. But it's attached, at least.."


Fuck- I totally get that.
Eight and a half years of having an open wound and dealing with pain in my left leg has made this wedding guest a humble and wiser man.

She's got the right attitude.

As to the thread's subject...it (amazingly) did not turn out too bad as civil wars go- Taylor is in the Hague and on trial and not too many people were butchered (1000 seems like a low number to me though).

And Liberia still makes those commerative coins, so I guess it's a win(?)

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Teh PW
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thanks Mim. I love you.

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Jason Abbadon
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Ah Hugo, never change, man.
Personally, I think giving various world leaders cancer is a pretty Cobra-esque gameplan, but whatever works, I guess.

Really though, Christina seems okay- or at least not threatening- no reason to make her (or her husband) die.

Hugo's death will be met with the standad military coup/crackdown/dictatorship so while he's a slanderous clown, keeping him alive for entertainment value is best.

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