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  • #300880
    @timb
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    Player, Trump should not be able to go to war with Iran without congressional approval, which I think he would be unlikely to get.  But he could probably get away with doing a 1 or 2 time military strike, unilaterally. Especially, if there was some obvious justification like an apparent attack on our “interests”.

    If Trump had congressional backing, war, itself, would not necessarily be a crime.  But war crimes can be done in even the most “just and legal” of wars.  For example, we have soldiers who are now accused of severe war crimes, who coincidentally, Trump recently said he was thinking about pardoning.

    So in a war, I would not be surprised at all if Trump became responsible for war crimes.

    #300885
    @timb
    Participant

    In post 300879, I mistakenly said that an IQ of 156 is in the 5th standard deviation above normal IQ.  That should read 3rd standard deviation above normal IQ.

    #300887
    @player
    Blocked

    Timb – which war was legal or just? Imperialism wars of aggression are mot a war crimes in your book?

    #300907
    @timb
    Participant

    Player if an imperialistic military power attacked your country with the intent of death and destruction to anyone who stood in the way of their taking whatever they wanted…

    would it be just and legal for your country to declare war on them?

    Wtf do u want to argue about?  War is bad.  War is hell. War is not a good thing. But it happens.  If we can do something to help make it not happen, that would be worth pursuing.

    #300916
    @player
    Blocked

    “would it be just and legal for your country to declare war on them?”

     

    1. So iraqis, afganis , yugoslavs, venezaleans  vietnanese, panamanians, grenadans, brazilians, argentinians, nigaraguans, chileans, syrians  libyans, iranians,

    just and legal to declare war on the United States??

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    #300922
    @timb
    Participant

    Well Viet Nam already kicked our ass.  Panama seems ok with what we did. 1/2 of Afghanistan is already fighting us and the other half won’t let us leave. Iraq we already screwed the pooch on. Venezuela has Russian troops and miltary hardware there, not American. Syrias, we allowed the Russians to be the prime Imperialistic force there, along with Iran to some extent.  You are welcome to make the case for the others u listed to declare a just and legal war on the US.

    But I would prefer that u just quit grasping at straws to find something to argue about, if u can’t come up with anything better than this trash.

    #300926
    @player
    Blocked

    All these citizens have a right to attack US?

    #300927
    @timb
    Participant

    Idk, you’re the one who brought them up.  Make the case.

    #300940
    @player
    Blocked

    I am using your rationale back at you.

     

    :if an imperialistic military power attacked your country with the intent of death and destruction to anyone who stood in the way of their taking whatever they wanted…would it be just and legal for your country to declare war on them?””

    1. So tell me tim, which of those countries o mention above attacked the USA intent on mass destruction?
    #300980
    @timb
    Participant

    This is a silly argument.  I suggest that you just make the point/s u want to make and quit the rhetorical questioning.

    #300996
    @bigmouth
    Participant

    “This is a silly argument.  I suggest that you just make the point/s u want to make and quit the rhetorical questioning.”

     

    Don’t hold your breath Tim.

    Still not able to decide if it’s a troll or an obnoxious, ignorant  and intransigent adolescent.

    #300998
    @player
    Blocked

    Struck a nerve with Pat D. Sad day for him.

    #301002
    @player
    Blocked

    Tomb you said if an imperialist power was to attack  a country then that country  launching a war on that imperialist power would be just and legal.

     

    I agree with you.  Iraq, Syria Libya Venezuela etc all have a case

    #301026
    @thatoneguy
    Participant

    So iraqis, afganis , yugoslavs, venezaleans  vietnanese, panamanians, grenadans, brazilians, argentinians, nigaraguans, chileans, syrians  libyans, iranians,
    just and legal to declare war on the United States??

    It’s more about what you can do rather than what is just and legal. After all, the strongest man in the room decides what is just and legal and enforces those terms.

    #301035
    @player
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    1. Thatoneguy. Then apply your logic to the nazis. Comfortable?
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