I've really turned into an anti-war isolationist over the past few years. It would have to be something like the holocaust level and us being attacked for me to support invading anyone these days, and not a terrorist attack, an attack sponsored by a country with solid proofUnfortunately, we've sent our troops all kinds of places that could have been handled by the locals. Hopefully with whatever happens over there, they don't do something that causes us to send troops.
Russia may dump the dollar. Then we'd be hurting.We actually have an upper hand now because the reds are now capitalists and sanctions actually hurt them. The ruble tumbled yesterday. The rely on Europe and Europe, with summer approaching, can tell them to f*ck themselves, we don't need your gas and oil for another six months. Meanwhile, the Saudis, and the Venezuelans (our new allies) can crank up production and all is good.
A UN force? So they can distribute bottled water?It's time to unleash a UN force that the frickin' Russians will respect. How many times will the world let them have their way. All talk and no walk equals weak sauce. The Europeans are worried about natural gas supplies. It's time to position some U.S. Navy warships in the Black Sea to send a clear message.
The Boeing 777-200 departed Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 12:41 a.m. and was expected to land in Beijing at 6:30 a.m., a 2,300-mile (3,700 kilometer) trip. It was carrying 227 passengers, two of them infants, and 12 crew members, the airline said. Air traffic control in Subang, in Malaysia, had last contact with the plane.
At the time of its disappearance, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was carrying about 7.5 hours of fuel, Sharuji said.