08-09-2007, 08:59 PM
Today yahoo had an article on the cold war flight patterns, resumed by Russia,with its long range nuclear planes. American jets scrambled to meet the Russians,and smiles were exchanged,by pilots on both sides. The reason Russia can launch a cold war flight with smiles,is the tremendous economic growth they have enjoyed for the last eight years. They want to flex their military muscles,and we should be aware these planes carry the destruction of the U.S. on them. While Russia,China,and India have all moved forward in terms of wealth,and weapon technology,the United States has been bogged down in a war to spread democracy,and at the same time amassing tremendous debt,and gutting its ability to respond to a world,that everyday becomes more militant,and less responsive to America,as leader of the free world.