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Posted by Ammianus Marcellinus on 04/15/02 - 01:49:03
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"I rarely get involved in this pithy discussions over a useless war."

But when you do, you tell us that we who "weren't there" have less of a right to talk about it than you who "were there" do.

The US government fights "useless wars" all the time.  That bombing of Serbia for instance.  

http://www.fair.org/press-releases/victory.html

And now you've got a national news media that barely does any investigation outside of schlock infotainment for domestic consumption and is owned by a dozen or so big conglomerates, most of them beneficiaries of the military-industrial complex (GE, owner of NBC; Westinghouse, owner of CBS, etc.) and all of them clamoring for more useless wars under the rubric of the "war on terrorism."

So tell us.  Is that good, or bad?


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