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    You left out what I thought was important so it's...

    You left out what I thought was important so it's now in red.

    "OTOH how many countrIes have they attacked or been involved in war with the past century? It's surprisingly few."
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    I guess I'm lucky. I can't think of anything I do...

    I guess I'm lucky. I can't think of anything I do worry about. :cheers:
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    Wow. What have the USA been involved in during...

    Wow. What have the USA been involved in during that time span? Don't answer. It's a rhetorical question ;)
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    I'm guessing you usually speak Russian more than...

    I'm guessing you usually speak Russian more than Latvian? Russia is provoking more and more.

    "Latvian was spoken as a second language by 20.8% of the population, and 43.7% spoke Russian as a...
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    What? You're blaming Eve?

    What? You're blaming Eve?
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    The "free" in "Free trade" depends on where you...

    The "free" in "Free trade" depends on where you live I guess.

    Novo Nordisk is the world's largest producer of insulin and has developed its production expertise over almost nine decades. We have...
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    If the climate doomsday fanatics are right then...

    If the climate doomsday fanatics are right then next century we'll all be living in boats or submarines or up in the mountains.

    Damn. We don't have mountains :eek: Anybody got a drawing of Noah's...
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    Why should it surprise anyone that China has BIG...

    Why should it surprise anyone that China has BIG plans? OTOH how many countres have they attacked or been involved in war with the past century? It's surprisingly few.

    What China has achieved the...
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    I'm wondering if you know that the Soviet Union...

    I'm wondering if you know that the Soviet Union no longer exists? Russia is though becoming a threat more and more. Follow what's going on and especially around the Baltic. Maybe you should also look...
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    I remember when you could write understandable...

    I remember when you could write understandable English.
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    Bloody hell. If only you had the second best...

    Bloody hell. If only you had the second best health care system in the world considering how much you pay.

    Unless you were being ironic or sarcastic (camscan can help me out there) then I don't...
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    As helpful and impersonal as always. Think...

    As helpful and impersonal as always. Think sarcasm :)

    I suggest you read my reply to Rozens post and this time - you think. I started with "If you believe what you've posted" as maybe not all...
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    I'm not trying to be confrontational. We/I regard...

    I'm not trying to be confrontational. We/I regard healthcare as a right.
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    If you believe what you've posted then I can...

    If you believe what you've posted then I can certainly understand why the USA is probably the only industrial/civilized country in the world that doesn't have a tax financed healthcare. The question...
  15. What is a (local) distributor going to do for you...

    What is a (local) distributor going to do for you that you can't do for yourself? Not only will a distributor want a large part of your profit but will also have other products to sell. How do you...
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    You too wanker.

    You too wanker.
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    No. I agree with Finegrain and will elaborate....

    No. I agree with Finegrain and will elaborate. Japan was losing but they would have continued as long as possible regardless of the cost to themselves. Even dropping the first bomb didn't stop them...
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    Of course I can comment the rest of your post but...

    Of course I can comment the rest of your post but it'd get us nowhere.

    As to the part I'm commenting then you're certainly right. However the USA is a country and not a person. When I travel, and...
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    Huh? I'd imagine those with natural resources to...

    Huh? I'd imagine those with natural resources to take would be more interesting than those that don't. Don't know if you know it but Denmark exports oil and gas. Only a fraction of what Norway does...
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    ad 1. Wonder all you want but you'll never know...

    ad 1. Wonder all you want but you'll never know for sure.

    ad 2. By whom and how?

    Spend as much on your military as you want but stop ranting on about that it's for defense and saving the world....
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    Here we go again - sigh. The point I was...

    Here we go again - sigh.

    The point I was trying to make, and I write "trying" as it obviously isn't getting through to the very pro military lot, is why does the US need a military the size it...
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    Of course a country should be able to defend...

    Of course a country should be able to defend itself but just how much is necessary? I might be wrong but I get the impression from what many US members post is that they don't like paying taxes for...
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    Something like that I don't get. It might be good...

    Something like that I don't get. It might be good for east coast defense contractors but who is providing the US Navy with the money? It couldn't be tax money, could it?

    The only way money can be...
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    I know you're being sarcastic but if I didn't...

    I know you're being sarcastic but if I didn't know that it looks as if you're giving gustafson a huge compliment.

    We have our fair share of "dumb hicks" but they do have a say and have now and...
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    I live in a country that has as many more fanatic...

    I live in a country that has as many more fanatic pro wind turbines for energy folk as there are vegans wanting all to stop eating meat. Both groups live in Fantasyland.

    What is interesting is...
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