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  •  One of his stated goals was to draw the (7+ / 0-)

    US into wars in the region and thereby drain our treasury, because it's pretty well known that the best way to destroy an empire is to encourage it to over extend militarily and financially.

    The revolution will not be televised. But it will be blogged, a lot. Probably more so than is necessary.

    by AoT on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 02:39:09 PM PST

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    •  Well, the war did do part of that (0+ / 0-)

      but you can't ignore our own bankers finishing the job. Or those nice hefty tax cuts for the wealthy that Bush put in.

      Ironically, looks like Bush and Osama were on the same page! Loot the treasury, make it so our government can't do anything because it can't pay for it! Whoo-hoo!

      A thousand Sharkeys are invading a thousand Shires every day across our country.--James Wells

      by SouthernLiberalinMD on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 10:59:29 PM PST

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