Imperial Pathologies - Comparing America to Rome and Britain

...The US Republic has yet to collapse, but an imperial presidency now places great strain on it with a dominant Pentagon and culture of militarism undermining Congress, the courts and our civil liberties...

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Rumy ignored Ike like Israel-UK 50 yrs 2day

Fifty years ago today (Oct. 29), Israel attacked Egypt in collusion with the UK and France; in early November, the UK and France entered the conflict militarily, as had been secretly agreed among the three allied nations. UK forces seized the Suez Canel ( photo), which all along had been the real purpose of the three-nation assault on Egypt.

This invasion of an Arab country was in defiance of international law and world opinion. The US did not support the invasion. In fact, the US response forced the UK troops to withdraw in humiliation. Recently, Geoffrey Wheatcroft of The Boston Globewrote about this in light of the invasion of Iraq.

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Collateral Damage is Murder

...there is probably no term that is more repugnant and immoral than the one that discards the importance of other people's lives are mere collateral damage; especially when their deaths become incidental to the conquest of some military or political objective. As collateral damage, these people suffer the same outcome as fat discarded by a butcher...

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