"The EU was founded for the benefit of trade not non-violence. Also, if by left you mean in favour of a centralised, unelected bureaucracy, then yes, I would agree. The EU is more left than America (or Canada or even quite a few of its own citizens…"
"Yeah, mature point...
"Anyway, what I was referring to was, that massive defense spending the US has, isn't because we are defending ourselves, it's because we are defending the entire free world. The reason Europe is able to…"
"Anti-gun and non-violence isnt a liberal left view here it is mainstream. And one of the reasons why germany didnt participate in the invasion of iraq, despite not buying some of the evidence that a overfunded intelligence agency did produce.
""...but if it wasn't for us providing the bulk of their defense, the world would be spending a lot more."
I don't know that I'd agree it to be the "bulk of their defense" in each and every case, but that it is…"
"In your regard to you comment on the difference between the West Bank and Gaza, your a bit off with your analysis of the situation and have several errors in what you stated.
The decrease in terror emanating from the West Bank has to do with…"