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  •  This is a useful hypothesis (1+ / 0-)
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    Odysseus

    from which to view contemporary American conservatism. It extends to foreign policy and "American exceptionalism" where neo-con thinking assumes that we, as a nation, are entitled to impose our will upon lesser nations, simply because we can.

    Or even that we are somehow obligated to do so, because we are better than they are.

    "Here's another nice mess you've gotten me into." - Oliver Hardy

    by native on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 01:37:51 PM PDT

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