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Sat Jun 9, 2012, 02:35 PM

17. What urgently needs to be done is to liquidate the empire

Here I agree with that right wing nutcase Pat Buchanan. The US needs to get rid of its empire. Pull American troops out of Iraq, Afghanistan, Europe, Africa, Australia, Japan and elsewhere. We can't afford imperial wars any more. (I maintain we never could.)

The US needs to stop intervening everywhere. Everybody's problem is not our problem. We have no business in Syria, we had none in Kosovo, Bosnia, Lybia, Iraq.

Imperial overstretch ruined Rome, Byzantium, France, Spain, Great Britain, the Soviet Union, Germany. It is ruining the United States. We cannot be, and are not, the world's cop, boss, and Santa Claus.

Wolf

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