Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2006 05:59:57 GMT From: - Bob - <uctraingnospamanet.com> Subject: Re: Million Mile Saab 900 SPG
On Tue, 26 Dec 2006 23:40:14 GMT, Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> wrote: >I got "plonked" for my sentiments on a much similar matter. There were a >couple more replies :) He, he, he >It's fine for people to put their fingers in their ears when they've had >enough, but what is a shame is when people do so out of obvious party >loyalty. I try to enlighten people. It's my mission in life. Few are willing to step back from their immersion. > Politics is changing so quickly - Yes, things are changing here too - and not for the better. >We're (the UK) fast following and I >really think that's a shame ... I see that as the end of convincing politics >in the UK. It's a sad state here. More money, more corruption. >take-over of a nation which benefited GWB and his corporations more than >anyone else (and GB senior with his arms corporations). The sad shame of it >all was the UK and some of our European cousins (and the Aussies) joined in >on an ill-conceived crusade; some more jubilant than others. Yes, a complete corporate plan. Sad that the people were too stupid to see that at the time. They don't read much and few think for themselves. I'm all for kicking butt when it's deserved - but this was not a case of that. >When it comes down to power production for the future, people like Dave are >right - make your own power and stop having to over-throw "foreign regimes >in nations that hate you", just for their oil. Let's leave Dave out of this - he seems bent on justifying the war :-) You're right though, we could use an alternative. But, I don't agree with using public money to make private individuals and companies rich though - and that's the scheme here. >We seem to be a lot more receptive to the nuclear option in Europe, but the >world has had a whole new can of worms has just opened with Iran. Why >condemn them and impose sanctions? Why not help develop their nuclear fuel >strategy and partner with them? I have issues with that. I don't much trust them. Perhaps that's a US bias... but we've had bad experiences with them. >Certain other nations states in the UN could >do so as "concerned friends" and assure the UN, generally, of their >abstinence from developing nuclear weapons - China, Russia and Venezuela >spring to mind immediately; Venezuela particularly. Well, we already had inspectors in the plants in NK. Bush brain fouled that deal up big time - and they re-started the nuke program. I don't think Bush much liked the program.