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Posted: Feb 4, 2023 - 2:58pm

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interesting
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Posted: Feb 4, 2023 - 2:27pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:
I completely understand why they waited until it was offshore. I don't however, understand why they fired a very expensive missile at it instead of simply using the plane's 20mm cannon.

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Posted: Feb 4, 2023 - 2:26pm

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I completely understand why they waited until it was offshore. I don't however, understand why they fired a very expensive missile at it instead of simply using the plane's 20mm cannon.


I think maybe they wanted to make sure it descended quick enough to land inside the 14 mile offshore international boundary line. That thing was yuge and maybe poking a bunch of holes in it might not bring it down fast enough. That's the only reason I can think of. I think they should have shot it down over land but just had a dude pull out his Ruger .22 and plink some little holes in it and let it settle down nice and slow. To bag the hardware in one piece.
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Posted: Feb 4, 2023 - 2:14pm

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US shoots down Chinese spy balloon off East Coast




I completely understand why they waited until it was offshore. I don't however, understand why they fired a very expensive missile at it instead of simply using the plane's 20mm cannon.
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Posted: Feb 4, 2023 - 2:03pm

They're now surveilling the nuclear silos of Venezuela and Costa Rica...
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Posted: Feb 4, 2023 - 1:34pm

US shoots down Chinese spy balloon off East Coast


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Posted: Feb 2, 2023 - 10:13pm

Meanwhile up in Montana or over in Montana depending where yer at ...

Pentagon: Chinese spy balloon spotted over Western US

By TARA COPP and LOLITA C. BALDOR
2 hours ago

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Posted: Feb 2, 2023 - 8:00pm

Moved to a more appropriate thread.
55 or some years ago we had a problem with a thing called China White, an ultra pure form of heroin.  It was so pure, it caused countless overdoses and death. So long ago, most people are unaware of this event.  And then, of limited interest considering who was targeted and affected, so largely unnoticed as a whole unless you lived in that world and knew of the dangers.

Fast forward to the 80's and we have a new form of China White as a fentanyl derivative that was also so strong that it caused countless overdoses and deaths.  Now in the present we have just plain fentanyl, causing countless overdoses and deaths. Coming soon, an even more potent derivative of fentanyl.  All from China.  Then we also got poisoned pet food, toxic drywall and lead in children's toys.  Oh yeah, and Covid 19 ...

Am I seeing the same movie over and over again or is it just me ?
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Posted: Dec 22, 2022 - 12:03pm

is there a legit ngo or charity in china that is helping with covid?
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Posted: Dec 9, 2022 - 3:48am

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Posted: Dec 8, 2022 - 4:16am

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Posted: Dec 2, 2022 - 4:35am

basic human rights (A4) revolution happening in china


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Posted: Nov 29, 2022 - 1:12pm

Uh-oh. An "ally" that's not "contained" enough (again).
Olaf Scholz Is Undermining Western Unity on China *
Over the past few decades, Germany has grown economically closer to China, often finding itself at odds with the United States, which has implied that Berlin is sucking up to Beijing and being too soft on China’s aggression in the South China Sea.

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Posted: Nov 29, 2022 - 12:16pm

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i should have known
it is the western governments causing trouble again!
curses!

"liberals are the problem!"
- every loyal communist 

when will i learn?

You now self-identify as liberal?  (Maybe for foreign audiences?)

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Posted: Nov 29, 2022 - 6:51am

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State Dept.?

i should have known
it is the western governments causing trouble again!
curses!

"liberals are the problem!"
- every loyal communist 

when will i learn?
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Posted: Nov 28, 2022 - 5:20pm


State Dept.?
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Posted: Nov 28, 2022 - 4:45pm

cracks in the system...again
why? have they have seen too much?
unedited world cup footage of a maskless world beyond their borders
obviously proles are tired of being oppressed and rightly so
that said they're playing a dangerous game



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Posted: Nov 7, 2022 - 5:10am

this can't be good...


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Posted: Oct 31, 2022 - 1:05pm

Pentagon Warns U.S. That They Had Scary Dream About China
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Posted: Oct 30, 2022 - 12:15pm

Oh noes. Growing concerns...
Did Germany Learn From Its Russia Trouble? The Test May Come in China.
On the eve of Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s trip to Beijing, concerns are growing that economic dependence on China is leaving Germany vulnerable — again.
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