US-Asia Foreign Policy - In One Cartoon

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We recently questioned whether things were falling apart in US-Asia the Trans-Pacific Partnership lies battered on the floor; this seemed to sum it up rather well...


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Sat, 12/07/2013 - 21:48 | 4225695 Xibalba
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Sat, 12/07/2013 - 21:48 | 4225698 AmericasCicero
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may he rest in peace

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 21:50 | 4225704 DaddyO
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Truly evil Trade Treaty, may it die a miserable death...


Sat, 12/07/2013 - 21:59 | 4225722 kaiserhoff
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But is it good for the Jews?

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 22:14 | 4225750 markmotive
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Japanese toilets = best in the world.

Chinese toilets = hell on earth.

Cartoon explained.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 22:36 | 4225784 LetThemEatRand
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And yet luxury car sales to the lucky few Chinese with all da money are off the charts.  For the masses, toilets from hell.  Coming soon to the West.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 01:09 | 4226098 knukles
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Notice the tell in the names:  "China" Policy with "Japan" bailing out on "Obama".
Not on the US, but Obama.

Subtle, telling, deep subliminal messages like this popping up all over in MSM.

Ha, is he now experiencing loneliness or solitude?
What was the other telling report?  When retired he wanted to host some ESPN program?

Nice candidate leftie wing of same party.
You watch.  In 2016 the Republicans with an election to loose will run a demented McCain again.
But this time complete with a drool cup.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 01:16 | 4226110 StychoKiller
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In my worst nightmare, it'll be Bush vs Clintion in 2016!

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 01:36 | 4226145 IridiumRebel
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Jeb v Hillary could happen.
< shudder >

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 03:48 | 4226287 DoChenRollingBearing
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+ 1, but Jeb won't run.  The country wants no more Bushes.  President Hillary, President Hillary, better get used to it.

< ugh >

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 04:42 | 4226315 dark pools of soros
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what about that tranny Giuliani

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 16:31 | 4227210 James_Cole
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Hopefully the TPP is well down the toilet. Don't need even more corporate give-aways and internet crackdown enshrined into law.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 20:45 | 4227831 The Alarmist
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Nah, GIB first is a normal firing sequence ... if GIF went first, GIB would be cooked where he was sitting.  

Nothing to see here ... move along.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 10:08 | 4226473 Keyser
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Hildabeast is trying to crawl out from under that Benghazi bus that ran her over. The Milliennials don't want a 70 year old post-menepausal liar for POTUS. She's done, along with the Dems hopes in 2016.


Mon, 12/09/2013 - 09:34 | 4228873 Ar-Pharazôn
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like they are different from a 70 year old post-menopausal liar.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 09:49 | 4226462 Stuck on Zero
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My nightmare is Hillary vs. McCain.


Sun, 12/08/2013 - 09:55 | 4226467 nmewn
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That'd be a good crashing & burning on the carrier deck and the other one screeching in everyones ear "What does it matter?"

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 15:54 | 4227140 Crash Overide
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My nightmare is the illusion of a choice between the lesser of two evil puppets.

The more things change, the more they stay the same.


Sun, 12/08/2013 - 00:37 | 4226022 Ctrl_P
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I have seen cleaner roadsides. It is the mattering thing.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 09:53 | 4226465 nmewn
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lol...Obama's on it...he sent Biden over to sort it all out.

What could possibly go wrong? ;-)

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 14:31 | 4226932 disabledvet
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"war. with Biden running it." that's my pick for top Dem to run right now.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 03:16 | 4226269 post turtle saver
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whatever... the public toilets at Charles de Gaulle Airport are worse than most of the ones shown in that video... the difference is, more cigarette butts in the French toilets...

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 21:53 | 4225709 Seize Mars
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Take me to bed or lose me forever.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 22:05 | 4225733 Xibalba
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Show me the way home, honey.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 23:29 | 4225887 ABG LINE
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Goodness gracious GREAT BALLS OF FIRE, OOOOOWWW!!!

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 20:48 | 4227844 The Alarmist
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The Best of the Best ... the Tip of the spear.

The plaque for the alternates is in the ladies room.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 06:23 | 4226354 IrritableBowels
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Talk to me, Goose.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 09:56 | 4226464 Miss Expectations
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Sun, 12/08/2013 - 00:57 | 4226075 williambanzai7
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Sat, 12/07/2013 - 21:49 | 4225699 NoDebt
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Obama was never in the cockpit.

He wasn't there.  He never heard about it.  It wasn't his fault.  Nobody asked him.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 22:03 | 4225726 Hedgetard55
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The douchebag in chief learned about it in the newspaper.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 22:45 | 4225810 Long-John-Silver
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In the cartoon section.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 22:42 | 4225807 Long-John-Silver
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The Buck stops, wait. What Buck?

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 01:02 | 4226087 Backtable
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The Buck doesn't even slow down here...

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 01:09 | 4226099 knukles
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The Buckwheat stops where?

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 01:27 | 4226134 OutLookingIn
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Hey Buddy, spare a buck?

It was supposed to stop here!  

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 01:30 | 4226136 IridiumRebel
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I dunno Otay?

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 02:11 | 4226191 Joe Sixpack
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When it reaches zero?

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 09:24 | 4226440 kaiserhoff
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You be awe 'ight.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 23:06 | 4225847 Colonel Klink
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Obama IS the cock pit.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 23:08 | 4225854 RafterManFMJ
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Obama was never in the cockpit.

Perhaps not, but he did have a cock in his pit...

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 21:51 | 4225701 TeamDepends
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This is great news!  If the TPP lies battered on the floor, let us kick it while it is down.  And a few more for good measure!

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 23:18 | 4225842 earleflorida
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It's what's brewing on the back burner that has the ME on prozac or ecstacy,... there's talk of a 'Middle-East Free-Trade Area (Zone'd?)'. Think of a grandiose zeitgeist `Neo-Marshall Plan', to create a foundation for a progressive, and fledgling ME trying to find it's place in the world other than being pawns for it's natural resources?!? ... with the people deciding their future rather than a foreign entity electing it's leaders???  (this is now what the USSA looks like to the world since forty years of presidents and congress-people are locked into a lifetime of office, because of jerrymandering or via redistricting or the appeal of lobbying takes them out with corporation now having people's rights-- corporations are people too, says, SCOTUS Roberts)

Think about it for a second-- Iran's 'Nuclear Detente' and Saudi Arabia literally throwing hundred's of thousand illegal workers out of the country. Why?

Can you imagine a 21st century ME with 'State-of-the-Art' Technology and safe nuclear energy to facilitate a humongous geography (Iran & SA Landmass) and demographic infrastructure-- it's desalination (nat-gas?) plants turning a desert into a lush garden with so many ancillary industries given birth,... etc., etc.,.. jmo  

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 23:54 | 4225927 disabledvet
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no i can't. but by all means continue. i'm a fonestar fan so i'll go with this one too.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 01:16 | 4226114 StychoKiller
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Line up the Unicorns...ready, set, skittles!

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 14:34 | 4226942 disabledvet
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exactly. "ludicrous speed Captain. LUDICROUS SPEED!"

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 00:07 | 4225956 joego1
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More like a 'Middle-East Please come a little closer so I can cut your throat zone"

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 09:34 | 4226449 Oldwood
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As none of the ME countries has anything like a free society that even fakes a policy of human rights, their only path to international power, other than through leveraging their oil, is through hyper ramped nationalism, which radical islam templates perfectly. Most ME country's populations hate their leadership, but will ralley about them if they think their country is under attack. We template that behavior perfectly as well. All international alliances are still ony about the individual country's advantage. There ultimately are no "friends" only those who support you to advance their own aggenda.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 14:36 | 4226951 disabledvet
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And Syria is just a lovemap now.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 02:50 | 4226242 Shrapnel
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When you're done kicking, American History X the TPP and TTIP - "Put your fuckin' mouth on the curb"

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