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    Racism Towards People From The States?

    Still, you can be grotesquely bad without matching Hitler and Mussolini, and the Bushies meet that standard.
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    After 5 Years, Lost The Right To Vote.

    No, it was a candidate seeking votes in 2008: http://tinyurl.com/o5m5u83
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    Racism Towards People From The States?

    Perhaps the most eloquent skeptic was http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/article/lessons-learned-iraq-invasion-0
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    Racism Towards People From The States?

    Bush and his hacks all lied, flagrantly. Lots of people predicted Iraq would be ungovernable, especially by incompetents like the Bushies. Saddam went along with it, though, because the fiction of WMDs was his only chance of staying in power.
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    Business Idea Feedback Requested From Senior Expats

    For Argentina, what's in force now has long been "normal," with slight variations. I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for the end of the cepo (which, says the government, doesn't even exist).
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    Racism Towards People From The States?

    For Argentine milicos, the Falklands were a trial run for an attack on Chile. Their mistake was underestimating a country that had a serious and well-organized military, but at least their stupidity avoided a war that would have led to large civilian casualties on both sides of the Andes.
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    Colón Vs. Solís, Gaboto, Magallanes, Etc. - Place Names

    Names may be changed to protect the ??? http://tinyurl.com/kozjemb
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    Racism Towards People From The States?

    What percentage of Argentines believe the Falklands belong to Argentina, then?
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    Crossing Border At Colón / Paysandu - Tips Please.

    I haven't crossed the border here for a while, but I have stayed at http://hosteriadecolon.com.ar, which is really nice. There is good river fish at restaurants such as http://www.colonentrerios.com.ar/viejoalmacen/ and http://www.chivachiva.com.ar (link not working for me, but crowd-sourced...
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    The Real Macri:

    Once again, then, Argentina is truly exceptional!
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    After 5 Years, Lost The Right To Vote.

    Will Harper dare use his most plausible campaign slogan? "Shrub's brother is on my side" (http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2015/05/20/jeb-bush-says-he-wants-stephen-harper-re-elected.html)
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    Racism Towards People From The States?

    However, if you're flying a Confederate flag - or flaunting one on your gunrack or tattooing one on your arm - you are not openly admitting and freely discussing the issues.
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    Why Is Israel Fixing Argentina’S Decrepit Weapons?

    Since when does Argentina worry about expense and obsolescence? "The model" can handle any challenge.
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    Racism Towards People From The States?

    Argentine exceptionalism in action.
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    In Which I Introduce Myself.

    Probably.
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