Who is our current 'bad guy', now that ISIL are in decline?

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Who is our current 'bad guy', now that ISIL are in decline?

Post by manas » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:00 pm

Greetings,
who is the current 'bad guy' against whom, according the the controlled Mainstream Media, we can all unite? ISIL seem to have gone off the radar; it seems to be Kim Jong Un at the moment, but he's turning out to be somewhat pathetic; then again, Iran, long on the back-burner, might be presented to us soon, who knows?

Or is it that, thanks to the Internet, too many folks are waking up to how we have been manipulated, into always seeing the oppressor 'out there', rather than a bit closer to home?



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Re: Who is our current 'bad guy', now that ISIL are in decline?

Post by Sam Vara » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:16 pm

Let's nominate Mara!

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Re: Who is our current 'bad guy', now that ISIL are in decline?

Post by retrofuturist » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:17 pm

Greetings,
Sam Vara wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:16 pm
Let's nominate Mara!
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Re: Who is our current 'bad guy', now that ISIL are in decline?

Post by manas » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:18 pm

Sam Vara wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:16 pm
Let's nominate Mara!
Good one :thumbsup: however, I was speaking more in the temporal, political sense.
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Re: Who is our current 'bad guy', now that ISIL are in decline?

Post by Zom » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:42 pm

who is the current 'bad guy' against whom, according the the controlled Mainstream Media, we can all unite? ISIL seem to have gone off the radar; it seems to be Kim Jong Un at the moment, but he's turning out to be somewhat pathetic; then again, Iran, long on the back-burner, might be presented to us soon, who knows?

Or is it that, thanks to the Internet, too many folks are waking up to how we have been manipulated, into always seeing the oppressor 'out there', rather than a bit closer to home?
Still one more guy left 8-)




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Re: Who is our current 'bad guy', now that ISIL are in decline?

Post by SarathW » Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:06 am

Still one more guy left 8-)
What am I going to have for lunch?
What about China?
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Post by Dhammarakkhito » Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:29 am

i think american imperialism is currently responsible for the most oppression in the world and was before isis or al qaeda etc
at least they are a leading competitor
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Re: Who is our current 'bad guy', now that ISIL are in decline?

Post by Kim OHara » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:15 am

Mad Dog has chosen -
James Mattis unveils new US military strategy focused on threat from Russia and China, not terrorism
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-20/c ... ys/9345670

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Re: Who is our current 'bad guy', now that ISIL are in decline?

Post by manas » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:36 am

Zom wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:42 pm


Still one more guy left 8-)



:rofl: Can't he just be satisfied with wrestling bears?


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securing this mind like a fort,
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