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  •  Worth saying and well said. (1+ / 0-)
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    policies in the name of self interests and national security

    All too often -- in fact almost invariably -- it's been self-interest of the commercial/economic kind. Or else megalomania and delusions of grandeur, or the expansion of power for its own sake.

    The 'national security' is just a myth carefully fabricated for marketing purposes.

    O karma...O dharma...Obama!

    by gotgat54 on Sat Jan 31, 2009 at 08:56:22 AM PST

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    •  I agree, which is also why the meme that got out (2+ / 0-)
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      gotgat54, Ms Citizen

      after 9/11 that the governing bodies required another Pearl Harbour to push as many buttons as possible. Reagan  tried it pathetically on the tiny island of Grenada in the 80's but it didn't have the visceral reaction of the Twin Towers tumbling in smoke and flames as bodies hurtled through the air.  The images had an occult impact, like watching Tarot cards come alive.

      We the People also have collective responsibility in the actions of their leaders and the deeds that are perpetrated in their name.

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