Dick Measuring

One of the US’ self-appointed roles is the Guardian Of The Open Seas which means keeping the shipping lanes open for global capitalism (i.e.: oil) and making sure that its nuclear powered and -armed aircraft carriers can practice gunboat diplomacy anywhere, any time.

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Bolt-Holes For The Failures

Don’t you wonder what kind of bolt-holes the wealthy and powerful are building, now, against the new crop of threats? Other than the ridiculous “let’s colonize Mars with rich white people!” meme, they have to know the global warming hammer is going to drop soon and the die-back and displacement is going to be violent. They’ll want a “mineshaft gap.”

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