We became known as a benevolent superpower.
We were considered an imperialistic aggressor.
We were feared as the world's only true superpower.
We were considered weak and ineffective.
We felt it was our duty to protect Kuwait.
We felt it was our duty to free the Iraqi people from a notorious dictator.
We felt that the U.S. only intervened to protect our oil and financial interests.
We felt that the U.S. should not be involved in a war that does not involve us.
It gave us more money to spend on cool stuff.
It created or improved military technologies that were later privatized.
It gave us more oil to generate electricity.
It allowed Bill Clinton to win the Presidential election, and he brought it in with him in 1992.
It brought American ideas to other nations.
It required people to travel around the world to connect their infrastructure.
It forced the Soviet Union to become more open to western ideas.
It allowed people over great distances to communicate and work together quickly and easily.
Many new products and businesses were created around these technological innovations.
People now had more money to buy more wanted products, fueling consumerism.
It allowed American manufacturers the opportunity to compete with Asian manufacturers of electronics.
It reversed the U.S. imbalance of trade.
People want organic food, not genetically modified animal products.
It created a spiritual and practical conundrum related to individual identity.
Both sheep were later sent to slaughter.
Cloning might create livestock overpopulation at market, driving down market prices for meat.
Yes because regulations on the auto industry will drastically affect the economy in a negative manner.
No because either way we cannot continue to dump so much pollution into our environment and remain sustainable.
I don't know!
I don't care!
The rest of the world likes Europeans more than Americans.
The combined European market has way more money than the U.S. market.
The European market was just as large and prosperous as the U.S. market, but without the debt load.
There are more successful companies in the European market as compared to the U.S. market.
The LAPD was exposed as incompetent in both instances.
People once again became more interested in a civil rights movement, and came to Simpson's defense.
Simpson was a celebrity, while Rodney King was not, and they each were treated differently.
The Simpson acquittal may have been a racially biased response to the Rodney King incident.
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