Originally Posted by DFF
The US doesn't have the money to fight [a war] for 30 [more] years.
They don't need money if they have slave labor.
Think about that awhile. Think about how China got to where it now sits. Now think about the habits of tyrants, the proclivities they display, especially when things get "tight". Money is not an issue. The ability and the will to enslave to whatever degree may be required by a given goal under a set of circumstances, however, eminently is.
America was founded on the Empire model, meaning that slavery of one form or another is an inherent feature for all, including the masters, for they also live in cages, the presence of gilding making it no less a prison than the dank and dark cell. The architecture of the mindset that lead to the design of this land as a nation-state was inescapably Empire in its corner stones. How else could it have been? The men who designed the United States were marinaded in Empire, just as are we, for it
Originally Posted by Traditional Conservative
There's at least a handful of us who have said that we agree with Rand's position that we should launch air strikes against ISIS, after Congress votes to approve it. Those of us who have taken that position have been attacked viciously and called every name in the book, from "neocon" to "warmonger" to all kinds of other insults. I was even told that I should burn in hell for all eternity for taking this position. Yet, there has hardly been any criticism at all of Rand for taking
Robert Kagan Blames America First
By Jacob Heilbrunn - September 9, 2014
Ever since the 1970s, neoconservatives have alleged that either Republican or Democratic administrations are engaged in the appeasement of a foreign foe. The charge was hurled at Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger when they negotiated arms-control treaties with the Soviet Union. Jimmy Carter was accused of truckling to the Kremlin as well. Then, in 1982, Norman Podhoretz accused none other than the
Originally Posted by osan
Originally Posted by Foundation_Of_Liberty
Fine. The point I make is that freedom and justice can be won by degrees. The more of it the better, perfect justice being the best. You cannot deny that there exist different degrees of wrongdoing, and therefore, different degrees of injustice. So if justice is found more often and by more people, we are improving the world. That is my point. And of course the goal must always be Perfect and Total Freedom and Justice. There I agree with you. Thanks.
Here we agree, just as there