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  •  Delicate economy? (8+ / 0-)

    Surely, you can't be serious!

    They are flush with cash, unencumbered by bottomless debt and endless war, and massive oil supplies.  

    Russia can do whatever the hell they want now.  Cheney's incompetence has been laid out for all to see, and this has served to demonstrate that the U.S. just isn't that powerful anymore.  

    Iran, Russia, Saudia Arabia, and Norway will no longer be oil exporters by 2030. Link

    by aztecraingod on Fri Aug 15, 2008 at 11:16:16 AM PDT

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    •  If they were to get corruption under control (3+ / 0-)
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      rather than just fighting over who gets to screw the capitalist investors. Then we would be in deep trouble economically.

      The biggest threat to America is not communism, it's moving America toward a fascist theocracy... -- Frank Zappa

      by NCrefugee on Fri Aug 15, 2008 at 12:23:46 PM PDT

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    •  And they have their hands on the pipelines (3+ / 0-)
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      transporting oil and natural gas to Europe. Russia can't really be boycotted, but they can start a boycott against other countries.

      And if you ask, say, the Germans if they want to support Georgia, or if they want to have heating this winter, what do you think they are going to say?

      Vote for McCain to continue the fight against al-Qaeda, vote for Obama to finish it. </war&gt

      by Calouste on Fri Aug 15, 2008 at 12:34:13 PM PDT

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