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1 Feb 2023 19:39:57 EST (-0500)
  Re: What the he?? is going on with Russia?  
From: jr
Date: 28 Mar 2022 03:40:00
Message: <web.624165db17110cc6fc0c8de6cde94f1@news.povray.org>
hi,

Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
> Op 24/03/2022 om 23:08 schreef Leroy:
> > ...
> > It look like the old MAD(mutual assured destruction) doesn't work with a
> > mad man.
> >
> No. Not mad.

not that it would matter if either side considered itself "sane", engaging in
assured destruction.  :-)

and perhaps, given US "culture" is at the centre so often, and thinking about
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy's ('Television, the Drug of the Nation')
lyrics, perhaps it's time someone actually leaned on the "red button", get over
and done with, so to speak.
(excerpt)
  T.V. is the reason why less than ten percent of our
  Nation reads books daily
  Why most people think Central America
  means Kansas
  Socialism means unamerican
  and Apartheid is a new headache remedy


> Reasons are geopolitical going back a very long way, ...
> Ponder on this for instance:

> 1997
>

> Cold War, should East-West relations become centered on the question of
> who would be allied with whom and, by implication, against whom in some
> fanciful, totally unforeseeable and most improbable future military


yes, found this graphic on the BBC early this year.  .. striking.


regards, jr.


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