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Comment Re:Aussie freedoms are inferior (Score 1) 337 337

Then you are essentially talking about a permanent split on the Union of the United States. Which may or may not be a practical outcome. I think there would be a danger of a "Balkanisation" of such a thing. For the international community the first priority would be securing a world economy without a unified US and concerns about limiting access to nuclear weapons to the newly formed nation states. It would be something disconcerting to the former close allies of the US... I can see them fornign alliances with e US fragments.

Comment Re:Aussie freedoms are inferior (Score 1) 337 337

Did the insurgency in Iraq ever have a hope in hell of making a dent on the occupying US military there? No of course not.. they did the sensible plan and kept pecking away until we all knew what was going to happen happened... America would tire of the stupid decision of going into Iraq and and shuffle off home. Que ISIS. You are talking about the US military fighting within the US against US citizens. You can't wander away from that.

Comment Re:Aussie freedoms are inferior (Score 1) 337 337

OK. In that case it would degenerate into a violent civil war. No one is trying to defend a city from the people that live in it... they are trying to pound them into the ground until they stop doing anything. The US would be devastated while the rest fo the world adjusts without having to put up with your shenanigans.

Comment Re:Aussie freedoms are inferior (Score 2) 337 337

Do you really think that a "instant militia of millions"(untrained fat blokes with hunting rifles and the occasional AR-15 wielding loon) is even vaguely a threat to the US military. The Iraqi army in the first gulf war was far better equipped, trained and experienced and they lasted about 45mins.

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