LTS, I agree, its been a slow decline over a few decades. The UN is a joke. But I'm not sure the rise of other countries to power was avoidable. 1 Billion people, eventually they were gonna start flexing their muscles, being indebted to them, well, yeah that's a problem we should have never gotten in. Our foreign policy has been broken for awhile now, and Putin may just be crazy enough to find out how broken it is.
asknot, with the ineffectiveness of the United Nations and the willingness of the dictators and other two prominant world powers willing to fill the void, i would say that the only thing that changed was the United States. we allowed ourselves to be indebted to another world superpower, we have begun to give our sovereignty over to the United Nations, we have allowed our allies to be weakened due to our weakness, we have allowed a religion to instill fear in our citizens and we have allowed our enemies to fortify their military & develop nuclear weapons to be used agains us and our allies. we no longer lead but simply roll over.
LTS, I agree to a point, but clearly as times changed, we couldn't really continue our ruling with an iron fist mentality. But as the world shrinks, we should be more proactive with our foreign policy and better with it! Our hypocrisy with foreign nations is doing nothing to help our view in the world. Millions die there, no big deal, government kills 1000's and lets its people starve to death and no big deal really, Russia invades Ukraine with not one shot fired and we're ticked off, but we will see if we just kinda forget about like we have Syria.
my typing stinks as bad as the Presidents foreign policies at the moment. time for a shower.
asknot...the world is at a boiling point and think we in the past have been...good or bad...like the dictators in the middle-east. since we have backed off and given the world the impression that we had rather lead the world by concensus, i think it has done the opposite and embolded those that either feared us or waere simply lying in wait. either way the President may neeed someone to tell him that his "Red-Line" doesn't mean squat. as an American..it saddens me to even say that.
I'll agree that Obama isn't looking to good about this Ukraine thing so far, eek.
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Putin will school obama "AGAIN" on how it is done.
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"I understand," ~ Medvedev
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Obama has Putin shaking in his shoes about the Ukraine military activity. He has threatened him with, with, uh, with... I am not really sure what he threatened him with. Neither is CNN.
Thanks all. I have tried cinnamon and I burp it up all day. I am only talking maybe 2 cans of pop a day. I much prefer coffee in the morning and water the rest of the time. I usually have milk or a pop only with a meal. Thanks for the advice. I appreciate it.
the greek: "A 2012 review of several recent studies concluded that the use of cinnamon had a potentially beneficial effect on glycemic control. One study published in 2009 found that a 500 mg capsule of cinnamon taken twice a day for 90 days improved hemoglobin A1C levels — a reflection of average blood sugar level for the past two to three months — in people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes (hemoglobin A1C levels greater than 7 percent)." a friend of mine has diabetes and began taking cinnamin as a suppliment. he was able to get off of his medication with his doctors approval. that may not be the case with everyone, but it may be worth looking into.
greek- you don't have to drink soda, anyway. drink healthy 'stuff'. If you have a good well, that would be helpfull, but we don't need to be drinking something constantly. I know with your diabetes you tend to be thirsty, but there is a routine for those thus afflicted. It even allows for clearer thinking(-:
read up on it! It fools your body into thinking its getting sugar and then it doesn't get it, so your body goes out of whack! releasing bile etc for sugar and theres nothing for it to eat! Plus you're adding ****** chemicals to your system
I know. Daughter has been telling me that. I cant hack the sweet pop though. I am not really understanding how diet is so bad though .
greek, ya know new studies say diet pop is horrible for people with diabetes????
Mod - since I quit, I feel like a teenager again. When I got to be 45, I felt bad enough waking up in the morning as it was. Plus diabetes and hypertension meds say don't drink with them. I have drank O Douls until I lost my taste to beer, thanks to Jesus, but now Diet Pepsi, coffee and water suits me fine.
Who doesn't like to go bare?
moderation...we all drink. do you go bare-rim or straw?
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