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    Ross Perot says America could be "taken over" by a hostile force.

    Article here http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/a...152428497.html

    I think it's ridiculous and dumb for him to say that. I don't see any way that could happen.



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    The day we stop allowing biased, business/contract-focused Texans to enter the political venue is the day we will be taken over by a hostile force - a hostile force named "reason."

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    aliens? no doubt about it no matter what kind of weapons we got by then we're(as in globally speaking) outgunned big time for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Byniri View Post
    Article here http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/a...152428497.html

    I think it's ridiculous and dumb for him to say that. I don't see any way that could happen.



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    No, and if anyone or anything tried we would launch our 26,000 nuclear warheads towards their spot on the map. Mutually assured destruction.

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    Maybe if a large portion of the worlds powers joined forces, maybe. But honestly, the US has the most powerful military force on the planet right now, so it would be very long and very bloody, and in the end, not worth it for either side.
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    I just saw a documentary about 9/11 and how the US litterary could not defend themself at all. Unorganized to say the least.
    Therefore it's rather plausible that a hostile force could invade America someday.

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    Sure, in theory if we were faced with an enemy large enough and with enough resources, but I do not think that short of the entire world backing a Russian/Chinese invasion of the USA, that enemy exists.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Byniri View Post
    Article here http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/a...152428497.html

    I think it's ridiculous and dumb for him to say that. I don't see any way that could happen.



    Do you think America could be invaded and taken over by a hostile force?

    I think anything is possible, but honestly it would be if America collapsed from the inside first. We (The US) is VERY lucky geographically since we have Canada to the North and Mexico to the South. Canada is a close ally, and Alaska around the borders Russia is actually very heavily fortified. We will know of any attacks on our 'weak spots' well ahead of time since we monitor them very closely.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sacrament View Post
    I think anything is possible, but honestly it would be if America collapsed from the inside first. We (The US) is VERY lucky geographically since we have Canada to the North and Mexico to the South. Canada is a close ally, and Alaska around the borders Russia is actually very heavily fortified. We will know of any attacks on our 'weak spots' well ahead of time since we monitor them very closely.
    Agreed. Even in this era of globalization the United States is largely protected by distance. it's not 100% protection, but trying to get a force large enough to actually invade the country and it's pretty vast geography is a massive, massive problem and would be pretty conspicuous ahead of time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kreeb View Post
    I just saw a documentary about 9/11 and how the US litterary could not defend themself at all. Unorganized to say the least.
    Therefore it's rather plausible that a hostile force could invade America someday.
    A terrorist attack and a full force military invasion are 100% different things.
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    America could be invaded. I mean it would take most of the worlds forces.... but they could be.

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    I don't see how an invading force could take over the USA when ever they fee like. I think it's a stupid assumption to have that an "unnamed foreign invader" could take over the USA, maybe destroy a bit of it but not take over...

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    The entire America? No, that's very unlikely.

    A country (Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay etc)? Yes, I believe that it's possible.

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    inb4 "X candidate wants to sell america to the chinese!!!"

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    We're an island. The only way we could be invaded would be by sea or air (mostly sea, fighter jets have to refuel somewhere), which means we'd see it coming for miles and could take care of it easily (you think we're afraid to drop some nukes on your entire force while they're in the water/away from civilians?). The logistics for a ground invasion just aren't there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kreeb View Post
    I just saw a documentary about 9/11 and how the US litterary could not defend themself at all. Unorganized to say the least.
    Therefore it's rather plausible that a hostile force could invade America someday.
    A single attack is far different than an invasion. An attack can be over with within minutes. An invasion takes a long time.

    Texas alone could prevent most invasions, apart from like a full on invasion from china. I imagine our full military and armed citizens combined could defend against any invasion though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jagoex View Post
    The day we stop allowing biased, business/contract-focused Texans to enter the political venue is the day we will be taken over by a hostile force - a hostile force named "reason."
    This post is pure gold.

    Ross Perot is a freaking idiot clearly. America obsesses over its military so its fine on that front, but even if it started stuggling its allied with the EU and many more countries which all protect each other.

    As for an economical take over then yeah its possible and its probably already happened, but thats the exact same with every country, they are all just oppertunities for entrepeneurs to exploit.


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    No, and if anyone or anything tried we would launch our 26,000 nuclear warheads towards their spot on the map. Mutually assured destruction.
    NO ONE would press the button to kill the planet and all human life permenantly. Not even to win a war, I sure as hell would let Scotland sink into the ocean than push a button to launch that many nukes (if we had them) to another country, its a disgusting way to think. Hopefully im not being hopelessly optimistic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRabidDeer View Post
    A single attack is far different than an invasion. An attack can be over with within minutes. An invasion takes a long time.

    Texas alone could prevent most invasions, apart from like a full on invasion from china. I imagine our full military and armed citizens combined could defend against any invasion though.
    let's not even get into places like montana. i think i would rather try texas than that place, it's where people too crazy for texas go, lol. and damn do they have some serious hardware

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    Quote Originally Posted by smelltheglove View Post
    let's not even get into places like montana. i think i would rather try texas than that place, it's where people too crazy for texas go, lol. and damn do they have some serious hardware
    Yea, montana has some different folk up there. Was a nice place to visit when they didnt have speed limits though >.>

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRabidDeer View Post
    Yea, montana has some different folk up there. Was a nice place to visit when they didnt have speed limits though >.>
    i hear it's beautiful country. too damned cold for my liking though

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