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War is a way of shattering to pieces

  Who knew Defense Secretary Mattis had such a refined sense of humor? SEC. MATTIS:  “We don’t invade other countries, in Russia’s case — Georgia, Ukraine.  That we settle things by international rule of law, you know, this sort of … Continue reading

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The political/economy of empire

  The US is an empire, in case you hadn’t noticed. The political/economy of the US empire is the deep state. The deep state in America is largely composed of the military/industrial/complex, the oil and gas industry, and Wall Street. The … Continue reading

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The Flying Lemon

  Reading the Project of Government Oversight report on the F-35, it’s apparent that the fighter/bomber is a flying lemon, and we the taxpayers are the unwitting buyers. The report claims that the F-35, built by Lockheed Martin, is weighed down … Continue reading

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The Russians are coming

  How did the new Cold War get started? Maybe we need an enemy to keep us distracted as much of the country spirals into 3rd world status? Maybe we need an enemy to keep the Military/Intelligence/Industrial/ Complex profitable? For example, … Continue reading

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Failing Upwards

  Despite being the richest most powerful country in the world the US is an empire in decline. Perhaps it’s because we don’t hold our elite accountable? Empire-101 requires holding elites accountable to maintain said empire. History is replete with failed … Continue reading

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The Safari Club

The Safari Club sounds like a seedy stripper bar on the wrong side of the tracks that sells cheap beer and has a condom machine in the mens room advertising–For Her Pleasure. In reality the Safari Club is an instructional story … Continue reading

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My Pet Goat

That Trump fellow sure is making things interesting with his recent statements. “Say what you want, the World Trade Center came down during his time.” Trump’s attack forced Jeb Bush to defensively claim that his brother, President George Bush, “kept us safe.” … Continue reading

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