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Paolo3, He mentioned the lawsuit to point out the hypocrisy of Jesse's hero worship: “Judicial evidence is an archaic bourgeois detail. We execute (and jail and torture and steal) based on revolutionary conviction.” (Jesse Ventura’s source of daily inspiration). It was easy for you to miss that part since it was in the beginning of the article. The writer was not commenting on the verdict itself, or the case.
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Defense says Cole attack mimicked a US ruse

don21 Wrote: Aug 06, 2014 6:28 PM
Were they in uniform as combatants? No. They were saboteurs at best. Guilty as charged. Firing squad at dawn. Give them a cigarette and offer a blind fold. Next case.
Try this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sce0Xu0hJhE
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Iran's Strategy

don21 Wrote: Apr 11, 2012 8:53 PM
His article assumes Iran speaks with one voice and has one strategy. I don't see that. There are 'moderates' in the government that are pushing the strategy discussed by Friedman but there are other 'fanactical' factions who do want to go nuclear. Short of regime change it is probably impossible to stop Iran from building nukes at this point. Air strikes might delay the inevitable but cause massive headaches economically. I'd rather see a more covert policy of undermining the fanatics (example: run ops that trick the moderates into thinking they are going to be over thrown internally thus forcing them to remove the crazies from positions of power) and subverting their plans in Syria, thus isolating the regime. Of course the biggest...
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