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WHPR [Day 1,671] Terran Troubles

Day 1,671, 00:21 Published in USA USA by James S. Brady Press Room

In this edition of the WHPR....
1. TERRA Debate
2. PP Guest edition
3. American Spotlight



As you should be fully aware of, due to the previous WHPR and the fact that it’s been in the social sphere for about a good week, Brazil has decided to leave TERRA, citing personal conflicts and problems with the leadership. Considering these troubles with the internal practices of TERRA, they believed that the best course of action would be to officially leave the alliance, but remain allies with the main countries in TERRA. Be sure to recognize the fact that Brazil is not changing sides in the conflict with ONE, merely exiting the existing TERRA leadership structure. Brazil has stated that they are moving in a new direction under their current national administration, and will begin focusing on more goals that will deal with their difficulties in ways that they could not under TERRA.

This event has sparked a new debate in the United States. Considering the fact that Brazil was one of the main pillars of TERRA, how should their departure affect the United States? What sort of reaction should we have to this extremely serious development?

Generally speaking, three main points of view have developed in the manner of how we should proceed on the International Stage.
1. Stay the course, Fix the Problems.
President Israel Stevens is the main proponent of this course of action, as evidenced in his recent article on the subject. While Brazil may have left TERRA, they have dedicated their support to the member countries of TERRA at multiple instances throughout the process. Understanding that Brazil’s departure was primarily based upon problems with the leadership structure, instead of the countries themselves, we can be confident that they will remain our allies throughout the conflicts on the International stage. Therefore, instead of declaring TERRA a failure and taking a radical option, the United States should exert its influence as one of the primary Terran nations and work towards fixing many of the problems that exist within the structure. While these issues will be difficult to fix, they are by no means impossible barriers to overcome. Supports of this strategy content that too radical of an approach towards this issue could upset the incredibly fragile balance of power between TEDEN and ONE forces, resulting in an unfavorable military situation for the United States.

2. Let the Ship Sink
Glove is the main voice of this policy, arguing that without Brazil, TERRA has reached a point of no recovery. Therefore, the United States should look towards other foreign policy options, such as Neutrality or even an entirely new alliance, and focus primarily on establishing strong personal relationships with other countries, as to ensure situations like this can be prevented in the future. This viewpoint is bolstered by the contention that Eden has been mistreating Terra on multiple fronts, and that the TEDEN alliance is based primarily on the fact that one side would die without the other, but since Eden is the stronger of the two, it’s concerns have been placed before those of TERRA. This option is similar to that of the eUSAs original departure from Eden, nearly two years ago. While viable, it presents a very precarious military situation, and relies on the United States remaining good friends with both Eden, and it’s previous Terran allies, as to ensure it’s own survival.

3. Wait and See
RizonPT published an article with this sort of mentality, mentioning the fact that Terra is not the only problem having difficulties with it’s member nations. ONE has recently had difficulties with it’s own members, specifically Spain, and we have yet to see the International ramifications of these difficulties. It is possible that we’re about to enter a period wherein the alliance structure is changed up, and seeing as many of the options that the United States has diplomatically are checked by the fact that ONE overpowers us, we shouldn’t act until we’re absolutely sure of the International circumstances. Ex. Many people talk negatively of the idea of a third alliance, due to it’s necessary reliance on Eden to survive against ONE. However, if ONE becomes less powerful, the idea of a third alliance becomes more viable. Therefore, we can’t count out an idea until we know what’s going on.

Whatever the United States chooses to do in this situation, one thing should remain clear. Although Brazil might not be in our alliance anymore, they are still our allies and trusted friends. We shall support them in their goals, as they have pledged to support ours.
As for me personally, I think another Terran might've put it better than I could have.
"After everything we've been through, past all the fire and fury...the one thing I know - is what we can count on each other to get the job done.
Or die trying, if that's what it takes, because some things are just worth fighting for."




PP Election - Guest Editorial - Ishamael Naeblis

USA experienced one of its most interesting Party President elections in a while on the 15th with several close races in several key parties.

The USWP experienced a surprise race between Alexander_Auctoritas, the party backed candidate and MT2X, a relative unknown, culminating in an Alex win with 39% of the vote. Because of miscommunication, the AMP wasted several votes which could have been used for ATO purposes leading to a close race between John Killah, the primary and eventual winner and Haliman, the party founder and father-figure of the AMPs. Compared with the top two, elections in iNCi and the Federalists were relatively peaceful, with Kemal Ergenekon and Twisted-Pixel both able to win their respective constituencies easily. The Republican Liberty Caucus also had a pretty close election between Dutch Marley and Dennis McVicker which was characterised by mudslinging on both sides with both calling the other a threat to the party. It culminated in a Dutch Marley victory with over 60% of the vote. After such an intense bout of voting for the PP elections, we can expect more sparks in the upcoming Congressionals on the 25th, so stay tuned America!



As Secretary of Media, I’m going to abuse my power to plug one of my favorite newspapers, and hopefully one of yours when you give the articles a bit of a read (Or skim, they’re bloody long).

Former WHPR Writer, lecturer in Bogdanovism, and overall phenominal writer, Phoenix Quinn, published an article entitled, Survive and Thrive in eRepublik, Psychogeography, wherein, he expounds on the idea of controlling your own eLife, finding philosophical undertones in a game that most people believe has no more depth than a kiddie pool. The article deals primarily with the idea that you define your own existence in this game, a concept that many of us tend to forget after a few months of being told what to do, whether it be in a party, MU, or ect. Overall, PQ is the most deserving of a Media Mogul Medal writer that I’ve encountered in this game, and I would definitely buy him one (Like everyone else) if I didn’t care that he would kill me if I sullied his reputation by doing so.


Mobile Infantry Officer, Heather Fuchs, published an article in the ‘MI Spotlight’ series, complete with an interview of a well known MI oldfag.

The Department of Education published an article detailing how a new Player can get started in this crazy conflagration that we call an Economic module. Hopefully it helps some of them out, because Buddha knows that I can’t understand the bloody module.

EZCO Commander and well known Federalist, Gnilraps, posted a slightly satirical article drawing attention to the newest form of rule breaking, brought on by the recent changes in the Military module. I would say that this would hopefully turn the admins attention toward this obvious gold farming, but that would be assuming far too much.

Recommended Reading:

| The President's Newspaper | Speaker's Word | DoD Civilian Orders | Dept of Education | Dept of Interior |
| White House Press Room | Pony Express | eNPR Radio | Terra Times | Voice of EDEN |


Join a Military or Militia: Links Updated 02.03.12 ;)
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| US Civilian MU | Boot Camp | Special Forces | Ultramarines | SEAL Team 6 | OWLs |
| EZ Company | The Higher Calling | Bad Company | Sons of Liberty | Bear Cavalry | Pickle's Patriots | Hell Jumpers |
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Civil Anarchy
Civilized Anarchism, at your service.





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Comments

bigcdizzle
bigcdizzle Day 1,671, 00:28

o7. good job.

George Armstrong Custer
George Armstrong Custer Day 1,671, 00:43

clean, professional.

The Valeyard
The Valeyard Day 1,671, 00:55

o7

General Cartman Lee
General Cartman Lee Day 1,671, 01:23

One paragraph is an editorial?

LoL.

Also, 3-1 margin is not close.

The big story was USWP.... and the AMP flop

Gnilraps
Gnilraps Day 1,671, 03:01

I always appreciate the bump.

ZeneFallX
ZeneFallX Day 1,671, 03:38

\o

Very good as usual

Phoenix Quinn
Phoenix Quinn Day 1,671, 03:44

Thanks brother!

Civil  Anarchy
Civil Anarchy Day 1,671, 03:50

@GCL: This is a video game. If someone wants to write for the WHPR, and they put in the effort, they'll get the recognition.

BugsBunnyz
BugsBunnyz Day 1,671, 06:41

Voted

General Cartman Lee
General Cartman Lee Day 1,671, 08:31

^ Actually, this is facebook with a few buttons.

Bia Pandora
Bia Pandora Day 1,671, 09:45

I actually enjoyed this article, which has been a task for me since Custer's departure. It presented the problems and a list of solutions with some educated opinions included via article links, rather than telling us what we are to think, feel and believe.

I also enjoyed the mix of your personal article picks that very obviously did not exclude certain groups. Well done, Civil!

cc1432
cc1432 Day 1,671, 09:55

cool article and artwork, btw can u center kdlsn8.jpg, maybe center][img]....[/img][/center works.

GloveisLove
GloveisLove Day 1,671, 10:01

Voted, and I hope by letting it sink we can ultimately make Rizon's idea reality.

Alexander_Auctoritas
Alexander_Auctoritas Day 1,671, 10:09

Sink or swim? Or get out of the water.

Iamnameless
Iamnameless Day 1,671, 10:22

good WHPR, voted

Dru Blood
Dru Blood Day 1,671, 10:39

'After everything we've been through, past all the fire and fury...the one thing I know - is what we can count on each other to get the job done. Or die trying, if that's what it takes, because some things are just worth fighting for.'

My problem with our current leaders is they, in the end, gave up the fight and let America be wiped. IMO, that is not dying for the cause, it is rolling over and playing dead....

Chutley
Chutley Day 1,671, 11:55

nice

Civil  Anarchy
Civil Anarchy Day 1,671, 15:19

@Dru: I remember those days vividly. Just because people saw the inevitable didn't mean they gave up. Everyone fought against NWO, from the USAF, to the eUS mil, to the various militias that existed there. I personally spent days sending messages to displaced Americans as Secretary of Interior telling them to move to California or Washington, just so we could fight little bit longer, and a little bit stronger.

"Death smiles at every man, best a man can do is smile back."

Kusuri Uri
Kusuri Uri Day 1,671, 17:52

I saw Custer commented, back from the dead, this must be good.

Liquid Oxygen
Liquid Oxygen Day 1,671, 18:01

Terra IS the flop, and it's not worth fighting for anymore.

Cunemous Beaufourt
Cunemous Beaufourt Day 1,672, 05:47

Well written.

Dru Blood
Dru Blood Day 1,672, 06:53

@Civil: I realize that there were many such as yourself, the problem was our leadership in the form of SecDef and the NSC determined that our strategy was to roll over and take it and removed all government funding; it was true patriots such as yourself who continued to fight....

stan_J23
stan_J23 Day 1,673, 13:02

To all DoD Orders subscribers:

Remember to donate Q6 tank for:
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All donate's with q6 tank warm welcome, and will be used in proper way.

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