> Pete Vanderzwet wrote:
> > Let's see if you can set aside your bias for a moment and
> > answer this honestly.
> > Where would the world be without the USA?
> In improving shape!
> Get rid of US meddling in the ME - its support of oppressive
> regimes and its support of Israel. Great, we would then have
> chance for peace.
> There is much that is good in the US - great thinkers - great
> inventors and innovators - imagine no Windows without Gates -
> this would be a loss.
> So without the US we would have some loss and same gain.
Gain, where did you demonstrate the gain? What am I missing. Are you honestly saying Peace? Peace is your gain without the US? You can't be that simple. Since the fall of the Ottoman Empire, Muslims, have had constant infighting, fracturing, and disarray of the Islamic movement. They haven't made peace within themselves since. You must be confusing Peace with Forgien nations with Peace in general. Could you please state again what is the gain of not having US
> In the present political climate the political gains are
> clouding my mind to the losses which would occur without the