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so long as it didn't interfere with business?

..quite a caveat, wouldn't you say?

How could it not interfere with business?

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by ChrisCook (cojockathotmaildotcom) on Wed Dec 19th, 2007 at 04:50:58 AM EST
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Russia sells energy, metals and weapons. I see no downside for them from more tension: the immediate cosnequences would be higher energy prices and more demand for weapons...

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Wed Dec 19th, 2007 at 05:11:13 AM EST
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But no one wants to miscalculate. That would not be good for business, and may be dangerous to our health!

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Wed Dec 19th, 2007 at 05:22:16 AM EST
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Plus, a real cold war would bankrupt the US.
by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Thu Dec 20th, 2007 at 05:44:44 AM EST
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They're doing a great job of bankrupting themselves.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Dec 20th, 2007 at 06:52:53 AM EST
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