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Technology has always found its greatest consumer in a nation's war and defense efforts. Since the last attempts at a "Star Wars" defense system, has technology changed considerably enough to make the latest Missile Defense initiatives more successful? Can such an application of science be successful? Is a militarized space inevitable, necessary or impossible?

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lchic - 08:32pm Apr 9, 2002 EST (#1219 of 1228)

mAzzA the preceeding post was about LEADERSHIP - where is it? Try tuning into radio - that's where the 'real truth' is being broadcast. The EU is looking at Israel's trashing of the Infrastructure the EU has just paid for and installed -- that's water, sewage, power .... all deliberately trashed by tanks .. there's even a new super bulldozer tank that smashes down whole streets with one blow!

People will boil over with anger, with the information flow that can't be censored by Israel, perculates through!

... that people wanting medical attention can't get inside the hospital gates without waiting for 4hours until Israeli troups give their OK.

... that the hospitals have no power or water!

... that there's unjustified and senseless civillian carnage!

mAzzA - why don't you take a sojourn into this zone, this little cosy home-from-home - and get real!

    Security measures are being co-ordinated by the Community Security Trust, a charity set up to protect British Jews and train them in defensive techniques.
A spokeswoman for the trust said she was concerned that attacks on Jews in Europe could "spill over on to the streets of Britain".
    "In view of current events in the Middle East and incidents in France and Belgium in the last week, the Jewish community has been asked to increase its level of awareness of security issues," she said

lchic - 08:52pm Apr 9, 2002 EST (#1220 of 1228)

Powell should not travel so slowly to the scene of a fire.
It makes him look like an arsonist.

    The New York Times often confuses its mandate with that of the State Department. And who can blame them considering that The State Department often confuses its mandate with placating the Yiddish supremacist press.
    ... The United States has sanctioned this Israeli aggression as clearly as the Reagan administration sanctioned Sharon's invasion of Lebanon in 1982. The record of the invasion of Lebanon is already a twenty year old 'chapter' in the history books. For this chapter, all we have to do is turn to the fresh ink of the last two weeks. This is a rare repeat act in history. In 1982, Alexander Haig gave sanction to Israeli aggression against the people of Lebanon. Twenty years later, the Bush administration is fully implicated in Sharon's new mission to 'defeat the Palestinian people.' What a farce it is that Sharon is holding the Bush administration hostage

mazza9 - 09:26pm Apr 9, 2002 EST (#1221 of 1228)
Louis Mazza


I abhor illogical behavior. I guess too much Spock!

I didn't like it when, in 1968, a Palestinian Terrorist decided to "effect" the American Presidential Race. So now Sirhan rots in jail and the question remain, "What might the world be like had Robert Kennedy lived?" We'll never know.


lchic - 09:45pm Apr 9, 2002 EST (#1222 of 1228)

!! he did live !!


An 'old money' son a puppet of his father's dream

Had he 'lived longer' he may have ........

Yet he didn't live .. and the muddle of his death ... suggests he may have been eliminated by The Shadow - that same 'The Shadow' that's stalked so many Presidents -- who ought to know to sign off their powers back to 'the people' and let Congress Function sufficiently to SEE 'The Shadow' and hunt it down!

mazza9 - 09:50pm Apr 9, 2002 EST (#1223 of 1228)
Louis Mazza

Ther was/is no excuse for solving problems in that fashion. Were/are RFK's orphans any less human? Does the amount of money a person has mitigate the sorrow of their passing?

The Queen Mum was laid to rest today and from the sounds of it you disapprove of the adulation and respect shown to her. I guess all good Marxist Leninists abhor the rich and famous and you're no different. Say, wasn't Marx English? Might he have aspired to...Oh Well.


lchic - 10:18pm Apr 9, 2002 EST (#1224 of 1228)

The Queen Mum was laid to rest today and from the sounds of it you disapprove of the adulation and respect shown to her.

mAzza Is this from the MD thread ... ? She wasn't nuked out of existance ... she perished!

Have you got copies of her correspondence with JFK .. their discourse on NUKES, Cuba, and imperial rebukes?

Back in Sixty-One,two,three ... I bet she had him out to tea!

Had he lived ... and gone to lunch at Clarence ... as an older wiser guy ... there would undoubtedly have been discussion on how to do the world some GOOD!

In some ways CLINTON might be compared to JFK - both Lawyers avec la chimie - people oriented!

So how to do the world some good - over the widest population; at the lowest cost; provision of the basics of survival. The basics are WATER SEWAGE POWER/ENERGY HEALTH&SAFETY(noNukes).

lchic - 10:31pm Apr 9, 2002 EST (#1225 of 1228)

Not big on Jewish history but - On Marx the last i heard he resided at 'Highgate' March 14, 1883 onwards ...

    The jew Karl Heinrich Marx was born on May 5, 1818, in the city of Trier in the Rhine Province of Prussia (now Germany). His mother, Herietta Pressburg, was from Holland and like Karl's father, was Jewish and was the descendentof a long line of rabbi's.
On today's timeline he'd be regarded as a quaint conservative :)

lchic - 10:46pm Apr 9, 2002 EST (#1226 of 1228)

mAzzA 'YOUR mAzzJESTy'

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