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Tom Toles

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  1. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Sounds like you have good old Republican values.

  2. Robert Landers

    Robert Landers said, almost 2 years ago

    What on Earth are you talking about? All large corporations spy on one another for economic advantage, and all of the developed countries of the world (who are greatly controlled by those wealthy corporations) do the same, including Germany. That is simply the nature of Darwinian Capitalism, and should never be taken personally by the individual people of those countries.

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    And all of this posting on this and other sites about the governmental snooping is just plain silly. If the US government (or any other government for that matter) was truly interested in prosecuting those posters that complain about said governments, then at least all of the ultra conservatives on this site (who are constantly so complaining) would now be incarcerated in federal penitentiaries, and no longer posting on this site. As this is plainly not the case, then all of this talk if just so much hot air. On the other hand, if you are plotting to violently overthrow said governments on this internet, then perhaps you might actually have something to worry about!!

  3. Mark

    Mark said, almost 2 years ago

    That doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. There are isolationist groups in both parties just as there are internationalists in both parties.

  4. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, almost 2 years ago

    Read The Fat Years by Chan Koonchung. It’s advertised as ‘banned in China’ so you can only buy it in free cities outside China. Like Shanghai.


    In the novel, the dollar has fallen somewhere below the rupee, the US economy has evaporated, China is by far the richest country in the world (Starbucks switched to serving Oolong Latte). But China is still terrified of the US.


    The US has every legal right to spy on Germany, and every other country without nuclear weapons. That’s the basic principle of International Law. The strong can do anything they like to the weak. And the US will be the strongest nation for the foreseeable future, so if the President of the US orders it, then it is legal under US and International Law.

  5. corzak

    corzak said, almost 2 years ago

    “we don’t need no help from nobody, especially not the U.S.”

    The U.S. spends approximately $10 billion per year ‘defending’ Germany. Are your fellow Germans prepared to take on this cost themselves? Lose this revenue? Ramp up rearmament? Do your European neighbors want this to happen?

  6. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    Allies have spied on allies for hundreds if not thousands of years. I abhor phrases like “Trust, but verify”, but there it is. If Monty believes Deutschland doesn’t spy on its allies let him, but put hackneyed, contradictory phrase here “___________”.

  7. narrowminded

    narrowminded said, almost 2 years ago

    Germany has always been an arrogant, “us against them”, minded country. It spears America is the new Jew, it simply can’t be Germanys fault. Socialists all think alike, blame your enemy for everything.
    The more things change the more they stay the same.

  8. Justice22

    Justice22 said, almost 2 years ago

    “Bleeding heart ways” like in Iraq?

  9. INGSOC

    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Sorry, however the streets are public property..

  10. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @corzak

    Defending Germany against who?

  11. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    “Obama is a Republican”

    I was thinking the other day about how many the GOP’s minority candidates have angry, pessimistic, confrontational political styles. Think Allen West, Ted Cruz or Ben Carson. They need candidates who have the sunny optimism of Reagan. They need a Black Reagan. Then I realized Obama is the Black Reagan.

  12. Matt Thorn

    Matt Thorn GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    This is brilliant. It encapsulates U.S. foreign policy—left, right, and center—for the past 70 years or so. The U.S. might be in better shape if we realized that we, too, live in the middle of the street, and are dodging deadly traffic day in and day out. Should we help other countries? Well, duh. Of course we should. Should we try to remake every society on earth to be more like our own? Obviously not. A little more humility would do wonders for the the U.S..

  13. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 2 years ago

    @Uncle Joe

    “Then I realized Obama is the Black Reagan.”
    DING DING DING!
    Sir, your prize for dumbest post of the week is in the mail.

  14. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 2 years ago

    Actually, German cars are excellent, when running. They are notorious for having costly repairs and trips to the mechanic.
    BMW stands for Big Money Waster.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Some are doing just that because the USA is like an anchor around their neck.

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