Jesus Christ in a sidecar! Have they already gone through the last "aid package"?

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Terrific, Bill, especially the aces and eights!

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You’re telling it like it is, Bill. Keep it up!

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Produce increasingly destructive armaments at ever greater costs that don't satisfy the stated need?

Run "TheDayAfter" non-stop on PBS until the various sponsoring institutions & entities lose enough "redbacks"?

Bankrupt the public that sort of funds the effort, when the FED isn't devaluing the currency?

Rile the real progressives to partner with the hard-core Libertarians for an anti-war rally?

Wind up MadeaBenjamin and offer her a truckload of pink paint a week...for at least one year?

Leave "upper-deckers" or "little-wimpies" in every federal fudge station until the elected, appointed or employed only work over Zoom and open themselves up to the anarcho-hacktivists?

Take a child to a hand-jerking smile-fest and ask the lead clown which body part little Janie doesn't need, in the interest of freedom?

Start a new political party-the Death Party-and publish a roster with each Congressional warmonger's soulless grin?

Offer free press to the first thirty candidates who will stand in church on VeteransDay and yell "your children are food for my donors!" or simply "I am a bloody sock-puppet!"?

Mislabel Superglue as edible Astroglide and send a pallet to the Congressional gym?

Give free fentynal to the nannies, landscapers, massage therapists, et alia, with directions on how to make it into a sprayable liquid?

Let Americans & Americants alike opt out of the income tax, provided each taxable person watches 48hrs of TV without a break, alternating TriumphDesWillens and a major sporting event?

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I just received a letter back from my U.S. Senator in response to my expression of doubts about our Ukraine/Russia policy. He declared that "defending Ukraine is in America's interest". That's it. No discussion about the risks or the downside. Just the assertion. I'm thinking of the Biblical term "ex-nihilo". Out of nothing. Once a person has such an assertion in his head there is no discussion. Just more aid packages. Sigh.

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As noted earlier: It is not the intent of anybody in Washington to end this war. At least not until a bigger, badder, and thus better war comes along; like with China.

But that would be the National Security State's ultimate success: If they could transform Cold War II into a two-theatre operation without things going globally nuclear. And about then would be time for al-Qaeda or ISIS or their spawn to make a comeback, morphing it into a three-theatre show, including right here on the Home Front.

In any event, and not to be a smart ass, or anything, Bill, but the best way to end a War is to not start the bloody fricking thing in the first fracking place.

i'm wondering: Has any major war between major powers throughout all of human history Ever ended by negotiations? Or has every war ended with one side being decidedly and most definitely defeated militarily, and economically and financially broke?

The only exception to this i can think of is Korea.

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the winter bombing in 1972 got the negotiations going, so Hanoi held off until 1975.

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