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There are no events in US American history to demonstrate that its government has ever cultivated respect for "domestic tranquility" or international law and order. There are centuries of lip service, however, given to principles of "peace in our time".
These are noble sentiments that have the disadvantage of being completely wrong. American forces have acted to secure commercial interests since Thomas Jefferson decided to fight the "Barbary pirates." ...

Me: How many times have I posted to the innerboobs Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1789-2012, in order to dispel lies in which your identities are invested?
Conscience of a Liberal: "I'm not going to answer this; truly, I don't know. But it's important. ...

To some extent we may be looking at reverse causation, with troubled economies forced into harsh austerity while those doing well can keep expanding spending. ... We accept a system with considerable inequality because systems without any inequality profit or arbitrage don't work."
by Cat on Fri Jan 17th, 2020 at 03:21:56 PM EST
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