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Whoa: US Official Says America 'Ready to Strike' Iran

shubi_ Wrote: May 18, 2012 7:57 AM
The point is, people with a stake in this country will have more of a tendency to vote for the country and not for welfare.
shubi_ Wrote: May 18, 2012 8:10 AM
Anne, try to think at multiple levels.
The income tax and resulting welfare state has led to mostly lower IQ people who can't get jobs and who are parasites getting equal weight to people who want to improve the country.
It is the parasites against the productive. It must be changed.
Anne_1 Wrote: May 18, 2012 8:06 AM
shub: Agreed! But that has nothing to do with IQ

Although the presidential elections have taken center stage of late, there's another round of nuclear talks with Iran taking place in the coming week, and tensions are running high. There's long been suspicion that Israel may preemptively strike Iran if it doesn't cease its nuclear program, but now it seems that the US is openly admitting it, too, is prepared to strike if diplomacy fails.

The U.S. has plans in place to attack Iran if necessary to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons, Washington's envoy to Israel said, days ahead of a crucial round of nuclear talks...