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    "The US was involved from the git go" You...

    "The US was involved from the git go"

    You sound again like you are again presenting a US aggression explanation for regional conflict.
    The "Pawns" begin subjected to a power struggle.

    So what...
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    Picking sides is not the same as starting a...

    Picking sides is not the same as starting a fight.
    The region was contested before our influence.
    It is as I said- the US did not so much start the wars as decide the outcome.

    Korean peninsula a...
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    A rhetorical fine point it is not. The US role...

    A rhetorical fine point it is not.

    The US role in the Korean war was 'decisive'.
    I would go so far as to say in our absence there simply would have been no war as we know it- the United Nations...
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    Are you teasing me Scott- didn’t the Soviet...

    Are you teasing me Scott- didn’t the Soviet forces continue on the march down the peninsula for weeks after the declaration of an end to hostilities in WWII?
    It seems it didn’t matter much to the...
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    Korean War for starters. Russia had wanted the...

    Korean War for starters.
    Russia had wanted the 49 from the turn of the century.
    They would have gotten more in our absence.
    We intervened in an established regional power struggle.

    Following...
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    The ‘new’ and old world eh... Cross...

    The ‘new’ and old world eh...
    Cross contamination occurs but for the real fun the ancient divisions of the old are still the real source of conflict.
    Is that gonna change?

    For all the claims of...
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    I have no ideal- I got out of the way and kept...

    I have no ideal- I got out of the way and kept going.
    Only thing I can think is he grumped at her about the parking job and she went to set it right with him half way out the door.

    At this point...
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    So leaving the shop the wife calls and tells me...

    So leaving the shop the wife calls and tells me one of the dogs just ate a bunch of weird mushrooms so in goes the hydrogen peroxide.
    I get off the phone and am walking across a parking lot to pick...
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    This week has been tough- I grabbed a big loaded...

    This week has been tough- I grabbed a big loaded flammables cabinet a couple of days ago to give it a shove to move it over a bit and this damn tube of caulk set on top comes tumbling down and spears...
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    So I grab lunch and put some burn stuff on the...

    So I grab lunch and put some burn stuff on the hand and take a second to face a 3” round of 4140 I have chucked up in the lathe.
    A chip jumps up and feels like it catches on my eyebrow.
    I reach up...
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    I was hitchhiking in Maine decades ago. Guy...

    I was hitchhiking in Maine decades ago.
    Guy picked me up who had done war work building subs during WWII.
    He was running machinery rolling the steel hoops for the pressure hulls.
    What would that...
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    Ot- Dumb injuries..

    So I’m out on the deck of a boat with one of those trigger start propane torches.
    It’s a bit breezy so it’s not starting.
    Genius that I am I put the nozzle in my cupped hand to get her going....
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    I believe the argument goes that some areas are...

    I believe the argument goes that some areas are so beneficial to the well-being of a nation that they fall under the responsibility of government.

    Defense, infrastructure such as roads and...
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    Ok- gotcha. I follow the China/Russia/DPRK...

    Ok- gotcha.

    I follow the China/Russia/DPRK dynamic a bit- seems we are headed towards irrelevance in that corner of the world.

    I am still plowing through this:

    The Grand Chessboard: American...
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    “ Less you are being sarcastic“... Never in...

    “ Less you are being sarcastic“...

    Never in Life sir, never in life……
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    Ok- how's this. We have just about most well...

    Ok- how's this.

    We have just about most well developed health care system in the world- we are SECOND!

    The pissing Danes hardly rate- You pilgrims come in 22nd!

    Take that ya socialists...
    ...
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    One thing I have noticed is self pay arrangements...

    One thing I have noticed is self pay arrangements are fairly progressive in some of the frame shops I have been to over the last few years.
    One large county medical center is 20% of bill if you can...
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    "Yes, but somebody else told them what a threat...

    "Yes, but somebody else told them what a threat China was becoming."

    More partner than threat these days though?
    There is plenty of chatter about 'newly forged'/'deepening' relations between the...
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    I finally opened the grease gun. I am using...

    I finally opened the grease gun.

    I am using the Lubriplate 1241 in my T&G for the last few years- in apron etc.

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    This is a OLD topic. Domestically we have long...

    This is a OLD topic.

    Domestically we have long debated the wisdom of foreign entanglements (and their expense).

    I would say any such discussion should be informed with how our interests are...
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    I am not “dragging up WWII” as the increasing...

    I am not “dragging up WWII” as the increasing role of the US in international affairs predates that event by some time.
    But...
    WWII and the the events of the early twentieth century stand as...
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    The US has the bucks Gordon: List of countries...

    The US has the bucks Gordon:

    List of countries by GDP (nominal) - Wikipedia

    Might the more useful metric be the expenditure as percent of GDP?

    Military expenditure (% of GDP) | Data
    ...
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    The 2016 election was simple to describe if you...

    The 2016 election was simple to describe if you were there and paying attention.
    Much like the 2005-2007 housing bubble crest, stumbling around trying to identify causes after the fact is a game for...
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    The Gates team was working on a Traveling Wave...

    The Gates team was working on a Traveling Wave Reactor.
    Again, in the spectator seats but the description seemed to hold promise.
    I assume production will resume at some point:

    TerraPower -...
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