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Old 9th January 2011, 00:31   #8
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It is intelligent to evaluate all events not at face value.
It is intelligent to view things realistically. It is Alex Jones to evaluate all events "not at face value".

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They should be charged with shamelessly profiting from the events they set into motion.
If you can prove the events they set into motion were because they wanted those profits. That is not proven. You'd have to prove "bad faith". Nobody has. Profits? We call this capitalism.

You never examine the other side of the coin. If Al Gore had been elected instead of George Bush, it's really likely the WTC would still have been hit with planes. It's almost certain we would still be in a war. Military contractors would have profited. In no case, even if we took a completely pacifist stance, would it have made any difference to the economic downturn.

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In my view, such parties are guilty of nothing more or less than war crimes and crimes against humanity, and, yes, for crimes against all those people that awful day who had to make the hideous choice of jumping 1200 feet or of dying in smoke and flames, as well as for all the first responders who died that day or who, because they breathed in toxic materials, died some time later or who are alive but who are suffering from debilitating effects.......and for crimes against all of us who have endured these senseless, seemingly interminable and destructive wars, the loss of civil liberties and and who have endured missed opportunities for a better quality of life because of all the money wasted and spent on military things when so many civilian wants and needs go unmet...
Nice ramble, but it's not that simple. First, the issues involved have to be examined individually. That is unless you can prove a conspiracy.

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who have endured missed opportunities for a better quality of life because of all the money wasted and spent on military things when so many civilian wants and needs go unmet...
That is non sequitur. Just because we didn't spend money on a war, doesn't mean we would have spent it on "civilian wants and needs". What would make you think that? It never happened before.

You always paint the path we took as the problem, but you never consider the path we might have taken. Sometimes all roads lead to the same place.

It's like the presidential election. Do you really think that electing Obama led us down a path that led anywhere but where we were inevitably going?

So you get your wish and we get rid of all our government cronies? Then what? It's rather like being a rabbit and having a Beagle tell you he's gonna save you from a fox. So we get rid of the Fox and find out the Beagle is even faster.
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