Once you understand that the U.S. is the primary aggressor nation in the world today bent on maintaining its global hegemony with nations like China and Russia merely playing defense, then you will much better understand the nature of U.S. actions in the world. The American Empire threatens not only…

“Economist Michael Hudson discusses the update of his book “Super Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire” and the financial motivations behind the US new cold war on China and Russia.”

https://thegrayzone.com/2021/10/19/super-imperialism-economist-michael-hudson/
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Another idiot Democrat leading us on the path to war. …

General Colin Powell — — —American dupe and American war criminal.
Rot-in-hell, sir. (though I don’t believe in hell) Profile in courage and duty, my ass. Americans would do better to mourn the hundreds of thousands of Iraqis that Powell helped murder than shed one tear for the old war…

We are not victims, we are not under attack, we face no real threats in the world today. We are the primary aggressor-nation in the world today. Our nation is the greatest purveyor of mass violence, mass displacement and instability. We are a global-spanning Empire. …

“China is not our enemy. Russia is not our enemy. Diplomacy with Vladimir Putin and Xi JinPing is utterly necessary and the best way to help resolve issues of common global concern like climate change, nuclear proliferation pandemics and violent-religious extremism. We cannot afford to not engage in warm diplomatic…

“Real fiscal insanity is what Congress does year after year, taking most of its discretionary spending off the table and handing it over to the Pentagon before even considering the country’s urgent domestic needs.”

“President Biden and the Democratic Congress are facing a crisis as the popular domestic agenda they…

“A sprawling military network across 4 million square miles and 560 million people in the Middle East undermines goals of security and stability.”

“Given recent events in their country, it’s hard to imagine Afghans even taking notice of the general’s professed feelings or, for that matter, his fate. As for…

How is it that we can spend 3.5 trillion dollars every 3 years on a military that does this nation more harm than good yet we cannot find 3.5 trillion dollars to spend on infrastructure, climate programs, renewable energy development or programs of social uplift? What does that tell you…

“After half a century studying the issue, here’s lesson number one: Wars are bad and empire is folly.”

“But the illusions of empire are stubborn. The U.S. still thinks it can control the world, when every experience of the past 50 years or more — Vietnam, Somalia, Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq…

“Twenty years of Pentagon violence and waste should ring alarm bells inside the head of every American, warning us that we have allowed our government to spend trillions of dollars waging war while ignoring real existential dangers to our civilization and all of humanity.”

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2021/09/22/us-militarisms-toxic-planet-killing-impact-climate-policy
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“Spending $780 billion on weapons and…

Eric E Johansson

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