1. Mister B

    El Presidente Intensifies Upcoming Trade Wars

    Get ready for our meager tax break to be eaten alive by rampant inflation. https://www.politico.eu/article/trump-trade-war-issues-new-trade-threat-to-eu/
  2. T

    Trump claims 'trade wars' are 'easy to win' day after tariff talk roils stock market

    Things Turmp said would be easy. Easy to be presidential. Easy to fix healthcare. Both of whihc he has failed miserably at accomplishing. Now, he says winning a trade war is easy. Not sure Trump understands that it would be a war of mutual attrition, whereas in a struggle to undercut one...
  3. aboutenough

    Alabama lawmakers move to eliminate marriage licenses, throw up hands in culture wars

    Alabama lawmakers may be waving the white flag in the culture wars – advancing a bill that would eliminate marriage licenses entirely, in turn helping judges avoid the gay marriage debate in the conservative state. “No one particularly likes changing our law, I’ll tell you that,” the bill’s...
  4. Devil505

    Wars of Aggression vs Preemptive war......Any difference?

    Wars of aggression (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_aggression) are considered war crimes under international law. GW Bush believed in "Preemptive war" and I'm sure Trump does too. Can anyone tell me what could possibly be the difference from a legal standpoint? BTW....for those who like...
  5. M

    40 years ago...Star Wars

    40 years ago today, a movie call Star Wars opened. If not the most successful movie franchise, certainly one of the most successful. I was at the mall and saw the poster for the movie before I heard of it. I thought it was one of the stupidest looking posters (Luke holding up the light saber)...
  6. Davocrat

    Trump praises the killing of 9000 in Philippines drug wars

    What a fucking idiot. Source. First of all, his stupid word choice. "Unbelievable job"? Secondly, you know the douchebag hasn't the slightest clue about what Duterte did. He just heard about a drug war.
  7. The Man

    Westerners in foreign wars

    So, I was reading this today: Westerners joining the fight against ISIL are no heroes | Syria | Al Jazeera I'll say right away I disagree with most of it. I commend anyone who volunteers to fight ISIS (and the Turkish-backed terrorists too). That writer is clearly an Islamist herself with her...
  8. Blueneck

    Sessions escalates the drug wars

    Here we go again. Sessions moves to lengthen drug sentences - POLITICO Link to the memo: http://www.politico.com/f/?id=0000015b-fbf5-de0a-a15f-fffdeb680000 Watch for stock in private prisons to go up today. :(
  9. jacobfitcher

    The first casualties of Trump's trade wars are Texas cattle ranchers

    KYLE, Texas - If the first casualty of war is truth, then the first casualties of trade war are the working man and woman. And first among them is about to be the iconic Texas rancher. Here in the rolling pastures of bright, green spring grass at the edge of the Texas Hill Country, the...
  10. R

    Star Wars, Episode 8 has a title:

    "The Last Jedi" Sounds ominous, and, if the rumors/spoilers I have heard are correct, Luke will put on a show of power never before seen in the series.....
  11. Eve1

    Carry Fisher from Star Wars has heart attack

    Carry Fisher from Star Wars fame has a heart attack on plane
  12. libertariat720

    Why Won't Anyone Admit America Is Fighting 5 Wars?

    Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia. Why Won't Anyone Admit America Is Fighting 5 Wars? Obama's Shadow War In Somalia U.S. SLeepwalking Into A Hot War In Yemen Very interesting reads. Why must we be policemen of the world?
  13. WisconsinCheeseNip

    The Media and the Pentagon Conspire To Keep Wars Going, Right ?

    I mean its pretty obvious by now, right folks - that since Iraq started in 2003, all the newspapers and TV news endorse every war any President wants and comes down the pike. Whether its the NYT, WSJ, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, reporters and op-ed pages, as well as every TV network CBS, FOX...
  14. Spookycolt

    Democrat or Republican Presidents: Who Has Started More Wars?

    16 for democrats 10 for republicans. Who are the warmongers? Democrats Are the Real Party of War - The Baffler
  15. WisconsinCheeseNip

    Disneys New 'Star Wars VII' Is War Propaganda

    40 Unforgivable Plot Holes in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' 40 Unforgivable Plot Holes in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' I knew JJ Abrams would ruin this as he did Star Trek - about 2 minutes of Zachary Quinto doing his awful version of Spock, plus a terrible Kirk l had clicked on the...
  16. Loki

    The Water Wars

    The coming calamity over water has begun. The people dying by the thousands in impoverished countries isn't the problem, unrest happens when the divide is too noticeable. The ME is in defense posture now, Suadi Arabia now grow crops in the Arizona desert using Arizona ground water because they...
  17. The Man

    Truck wars

    Russia Blocking Ukraine Trucks in Response to Protests - ABC News Also: Russia Suspends Traffic of Ukrainian Trucks in Response to Kiev's Blockage TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy - Russia suspends traffic of Ukrainian trucks in response to Ukraine?s actions
  18. grinder

    U.S. Shootings Since 1963 Have Killed More Americans Than All Wars Ever

    U.S. Shootings Since 1963 Have Killed More Americans Than All Wars Ever
  19. Macduff

    SPOILERS: Star Wars The Force Awakens

    Good idea Sparta. So for those of us who saw the movie, we can discuss it without ruining it for anyone. It was enjoyable but I wasn't blown away. It was the same movie as the first one. Kid from a desert planet attuned to the Force teams up with a renegade and old mentor figure to fight a...
  20. Madeline

    Hillary's Potty Wars

    Hillary Clinton refused to share Democratic debate restroom with a Martin O'Malley staffer | Daily Mail Online