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I am resigned to this happening, and I think the use of tactical nukes is highly likely. And do you know what will happen?

Nothing. There might be some condemnation and hard-wringing and perhaps even a few harsh-sounding words ... but nothing else. No Chinese sell-off of USD or bonds (why bother? how would that profit China's elites?), nothing from Putin, nothing from anyone. No one will do a damn thing.

Of course, if the US were dumb enough to use conventional forces or attempt any actual fighting, it would get whupped in short order, because you need a functional military to do fighting, as opposed to just blowing up people from a safe distance.

That's why it will be tactical nukes.

And no one will do a damn thing about it.

If you all thought the invasion of Iraq and subsequent whoring by organizations such as the BBC was completely unbelievable, and I certainly did, wait until you see this.

by wing26 on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 11:15:28 AM EST

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