Some good info and comments in here. Thanks for starting up this discussion Dep
I'm not completely in tune with all these things, but what I'd like to see and strongly agree on is that the US should not act like the world police. We need to stop sending/deploying our soldiers there unless that particular country asks for our aid. I personally know quite a few friends who are in the military and have been deployed/currently deployed. It is hard to think that they are fighting a war that is not our own.
I know the US gov't has its reasons for sending troops to the middle east and other countries, but there's gotta be another way to approach the situation. We need to strengthen our own country first before imposing our ways to others.
thanks for your input. its good to hear your point of view from a different perspective.
you know for the longest time i was agaisnt getting involved in politics,
as far i was concerned it was all a sham, and they were all lies anyway.
i still find that mostly to be true.
however i can see now there are still people who fight for personal liberty, and advocate peace.
according to Ron Paul, anywhere from 70-80% of americans think this war has gone on for far too long and they want it to end.
people compare this to vietnam with good reason. both were really unconstitutional wars, based on lies.
the part that concerns me the most isnt the fact that we have to send our friends and family to fight these wars, but now even at home a war is being waged on us, by the government,
the patriot act, homeland security act, TSA, NDAA, all this bullsheet is nothing more than war on us, the US citizens.
now is a good time to get involved, and start spreading a message of peace, respect, liberty and all that good stuff. idk if Ron will win this year but i really hope he does, it would signify the change in the american way of thinking.
hopefully one that would last several decades
cheers to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness
It will be the biggest mistake if US attacked Iran.... US or Israel would never attack Iran directly. They will create a conflict between Iraq or Iran or Saudi or Iran. and they will just control the war. US did this before as well.
The most sad part is that US is going on to war with so many countries but says that issues of Palestine need to be resolved peacefully lol. or previously Bosnia, Chechnya, etc.
I guess this is all circle of life. Super powers come and go. we should simply try to make a difference in our life by helping others. if we bring one positive change in one person in our life time i think we lived a good life.
that would be a very big mistake. i agree.
it is ironic that we speak of so much peace yet act differently.
just know this, not all of us agree with what is going on abroad, not all of us know the truth of what is going on abroad, but i can tell you for one thing i take up the position of peace through respect.