When it's ok to be "policemen" of the World

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    I've heard people say that the U.S. should not intervene in affairs around the world because we're not the "world's policemen".

    I'd like to ask those that generally feel that way what, if any, circumstances should compel the U.S. to intervene into the affairs of another nation. Or, do you feel that we should not intervene under any circumstances?
     
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    I would like K9BUCK to answer his own question.
     
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    I'll be happy to. I asked the question because I already know what I believe and I'd like to hear what others think.
     
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    if asked by an ally and then only after a special election and a vote of the people.....after all it is our tax dollars and lives that will be spent to the benefit of another nation....

    and while i have the salt shaker....no us tax dollars should be sent to another nation and no us military bases should be on foreign soil unless the host nations foots the cost in total with a reasonable profit....
     
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    OK, K9Buck... Here ya go. My personal belief is that the US should stay in their own damned yard and keep out of the affairs of everybody else. Quit giving every Tom, Dick and Harry nation money like we have plenty and begin to pay our bills off with China. When we have repaid every nickel we owe them, if the government wants to give money away again, we'll bring it up then. We don't need foreign oil to survive in this country. We have plenty of our own if we would just tell the environmental wackos to go screw themselves and begin to pump our own out of the ground. We should seal up our boarders and not allow anyone in who isn't already an American citizen. If we do allow someone in, they should be closely watched and escourted out as soon as their business is complete. Fuck the world. We don't need them. Let them feed their selves and have their little tiffs where they claim the US is just a bucket of shit. When they get hungry enough they will change their minds. It's time we played in our own back yard for awhile. Let everybody else do just what the heck they want to do and keep our noses out of it. Bring the troops home now. Either find Bin Lauden and get the hell out of there or make so much of a ruckus that they bring him to the troops just to shut us up. Then come home quickly and close and lock the door. That's just me and Jack Daniels talking...
     
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    You mean we should not be statring wars with countries who did nothing to us?

    why did you defend the Iraqi invasion?
     
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    We pretty much should not intervene under any circumstances, our armed forces should be for the defense of our nation.
     
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    I agree with you and Jack!
     
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    Hi Truth. Are you directing the question to me? If so, where did I defend the invasion?
     
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    As long as Congress formally approves it, go ahead and intervene.
     

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