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redqueen

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Tue Oct 17, 2023, 07:15 PM Oct 2023

War is a Racket [View all]

All these wars serve some rich, powerful, manipulative group's ulterior motives.

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War is a Racket [View all] redqueen Oct 2023 OP
So, the usual anti-semitic propaganda about how Israel - ie, Teh JewS!!! - are behind it all? Lancero Oct 2023 #1
I don't think she meant it that way. boston bean Oct 2023 #2
Given recent events, it's not hard to see what the inspiration is. Lancero Oct 2023 #6
I can see that. I do not agree with much with that poster on this latest event. boston bean Oct 2023 #14
"War is a Racket" is the title of USMC Gen. Smedley Butler's publication misanthrope Oct 2023 #3
And now we've seen another plot on 1/6, and project 2025 is in progress redqueen Oct 2023 #10
Rich, powerful, manipulative group AZSkiffyGeek Oct 2023 #4
LOL, is that how you see Jewish people? redqueen Oct 2023 #12
Be careful, your slip is showing nt AZSkiffyGeek Oct 2023 #15
EVERY WAR is created by rich, powerful manipulative groups. redqueen Oct 2023 #17
This message was self-deleted by its author AZSkiffyGeek Oct 2023 #18
That's quite a leap, there. 2naSalit Oct 2023 #5
Given recent events, it isn't. Lancero Oct 2023 #8
Not really if you follow Gaza/Israel posts AZSkiffyGeek Oct 2023 #11
Even War is a Racket concedes the necessity of a military for defensive purposes. Lancero Oct 2023 #20
I have no idea what you're talking about. redqueen Oct 2023 #7
+1 2naSalit Oct 2023 #13
No, not "the Jews"... Bettie Oct 2023 #22
Agreed. anciano Oct 2023 #9
Dishonest dichotomy. Happy Hoosier Oct 2023 #16
So who is it this time? BlueCheeseAgain Oct 2023 #19
War is a tool of potentates to gain/maintain political power and economic advantage bucolic_frolic Oct 2023 #21
Is it really insightful to try and generalize these things? BootinUp Oct 2023 #23
A quote from Albert Einstein AntivaxHunters Oct 2023 #24
Smart, smart man. roamer65 Oct 2023 #25
not so much on this topic. BootinUp Oct 2023 #26
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