> Suggestion: go live for a few years in Afghanistan, then a couple more years
> in Iran, then Iraq. Then come back and tell me all about how "tyrannical"
> the US is. No matter how "tyrannical" the US is, they never force you to
> stay if you don't like it. So if its so bad, pick up stakes and go
> somewhere else. Or is every single nation on the planet a tyranny in your
Well, in short, yes. The US probably is one of the least oppressive
governments on Earth, behind only some small islands like the Caymans
and Turks & Caicos, which are freer but don't have the economy to
really exercise it. Other than that, every nation on Earth is pretty
tyrannical in one way or another. There is no free country.
But just because the US is better than most, that's no excuse for
its crimes, and no excuse for supporting them.
> The only problem with giving people freedom is, like giving them
> money, the more they get the more they want.
Any mind capable of seeing that as a "problem" is pretty sick.
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