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Posted on Jul 22, 2009
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Hillary Clinton arrives in Thailand on Tuesday. She will attend the ASEAN security conference in Phuket, opening Thursday.

Do we smell an arms buildup? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went on the record Wednesday as suggesting a “defense umbrella” for U.S. allies in the Middle East if Iran succeeds in building a nuclear weapon, which would invariably lead to an increase—or “upgrade”—of arms as well as a step toward policies of that reek of Cold War-style containment.

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Hillary Clinton today outlined how the US may go about containing a nuclear-armed Iran by extending a “defence umbrella” to US allies in the region.

The US secretary of state, speaking on the way to a security summit in Thailand, later said she was not suggesting a new policy. But her comments marked the first time a senior US official has publicly contemplated the option of containment in the event of Iran’s succeeding in building a nuclear weapon.

Until today such an option was a taboo subject among US government officials and their British counterparts, who have insisted Iran would be ultimately stopped from constructing a warhead.

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By Clark, July 22, 2009 at 6:00 pm Link to this comment

Remember, back in high school, of all the cliques, there was one which dominated primarily (possible puns intended) through its own self-centered “my crap smells of roses” indifference and arrogant need to step on others as if they were only rungs of a ladder?  Nasty, smarmy, superficial, and ever so special (and privileged). Sometimes, one of them would act as if they were friendly, but most of them were too preoccupied with ascending to pretend otherwise.
That seems to be the difference between the Bush administration’s inability to suppress their loathing for the less privileged and the Obama administration’s willingness to try to use other people’s insecurities for basically the same purpose.
They were losers then. They are losers now.

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By tropicgirl, July 22, 2009 at 3:32 pm Link to this comment

Is she batcrap, fat-ass crazy? This is Sarah Man-hands Powers and Susan Condasleezy Rice crazy talk.

We didn’t support the feminist movement in order for these crazy bitchhs to act like international war pigs. If they are going to act like crazy CIA goons when let out of the kitchen, then that is where they should all go back to. Forced cookie-making sounds good to me.

These women are beyond hope, but women of today should aspire to learn what it is like to be a real women. A woman of peace. A woman that people feel good to be around. A nurturing woman, kind to the world. A woman that doesn’t blow up other people’s children.

Not the human pigs these brain-damaged wannabees idolize to become. You can put lipstick on a pig. But a female war pig is just as crazy as a man war pig. And stinking pigs in a stinking pig pen is what they are. They have NOTHING to offer the world. And now I feel bad for pigs.

When the feminist movement started, women used to invent reasons for not going to war… No war on holidays, no draft for single children, no draft for redheads, stuff like that. Those were real women. Thats what “Mothers Day” initially stood for. Anti-war day.

These depraved females, so internally sick and ugly, so foreign to everything good, so dried up and festering, oozing the bad karma and bad leadership that they want to spread around the world, are symbols of a dying culture.

Everything bad should come their way…

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