Freedom isn't free, it costs folks like you and me

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  1. Engert
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    Member Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    What lunacy! /obvious joke

    This particular operation has been well known for some time, so there's not all that much to "reveal" here. Plus, this is right from the Cold War; insane-sounding games of one-upmanship were pretty much the norm. So, you know...
     
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    I actually didn't know about this until recently.
    Imagine what would happen to all ocean tides and all floras.
     
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    Member emigre Has complex motives

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    The Daily Mail as a source? Really? That fucking rag?
     
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    Don't be so British. People here cite from Fox News. Daily Mail wins.
     
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    Member RodrigoDavy GBAtemp Maniac

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    Soviet Union has one party - OMG! Such a dictatorship! :whip:
    USA has two parties - So democratic! :lol:
     
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    Member emigre Has complex motives

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    But you have a choice in the US. A bad choice but a choice nevertheless.
     
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    Member ilman Gbatemp's Official Noise Eraser

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    Reminds me of Sonic Adventure 2 :mellow:
     
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    Member RodrigoDavy GBAtemp Maniac

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    Not the choice to make a brand new party that fits better your beliefs apparently. Just saying... :P
     
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    Global Moderator BORTZ wtf, nintendo

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    And maybe in 2393 you'll learn how to post topics.
     
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    There are other parties, but the voting method used makes it pretty much impossible for anyone else to rise above the two large parties. At least so far, but I don't see a dramatic change in the future either.
     
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    But it must be true...

     
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    Blowing up the moon? Wow...evil movie villains can go suck it up when compared to reality. :P


    (and no, I never heard of this story)
     
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    I didn't know that, thanks for clearing that out
     
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    Member Nah3DS Madre de Dios! Es El POLLO DIABLO!!!

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    luckily Rocky beated Ivan Drago ending the Cold War earlier
     
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    In 2112, the whole world will be Rush-an.
     
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    and Regan said 'tear down this wall' and the war ended.
    Sometimes reality can outdo fiction.
     
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    The main difference between fiction and real life is that fiction has to make some kind of sense.


    And just because we're also talking about The Daily Mail....

     
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    Member Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    This is so outdated and therefore irrelevant.
     
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    It's conspiracies like these that help with my research paper on George Orwell's 1984 :D
     

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