[extropy-chat] urban sprawl as defense

Mike Lorrey mlorrey at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 27 15:47:50 UTC 2004

--- Brett Paatsch <bpaatsch at bigpond.net.au> wrote:
> But not just any one nation's head of state - it had to be Chirac of
> France
> in particular that was challenged to come up with a standard because
> Chirac of France in particular was in the world media and heading the
> country most likely to veto the formulation of an effective
> resolution
> BECAUSE in no small part Chirac (like Bush) had his own domestic
> constituency to deal with - many of whom wanted war no more than
> you did.

So what you are saying, then, is since Chirac said that France would
"never, never" vote for the UN to go to war that the UN is therefore
without any teeth, and international law no longer exists on a de facto basis????

Mike Lorrey
Chairman, Free Town Land Development
"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom.
It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves."
                                         -William Pitt (1759-1806) 
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