Reality Observed. . .
by The Old Hippie Because You Still “Allow,” Even With All The Exposed Lies And Destructions.
| - “How Lethally Stupid Can One Country Be?”|
Presidents and prime ministers will lie their countries into war --
but why do We the People keep buying it?
- “The Degeneration of American Education”
“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you
commit atrocities,” said Voltaire, it is a good reminder for our time.
reporter: “...two-thirds of Americans say it's not worth fighting.”
Cheney cut her off with a one word answer: “So?”
“Stop throwing the Constitution in my face.
It's just a goddamn piece of paper!”
George W. Bush
[For those who doubt he actually said it - Here is the quote’s verification link.]
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A“Below The Fold” bonus - Concerning the influencing of the 2nd world... Enjoy the read...
“New World Order”
Why America is losing the race to influence the “second world.”
THE SECOND WORLD
Empires and Influence in the New Global Order
By Parag Khanna
“To most Americans, small is not beautiful. We like being Number One. We take pride in a military that is second to none. We boast that Wall Street drives the world's financial markets (even if it's downward); that American scientists win more Nobel Prizes than anyone else; that our universities draw scholars and students from around the globe; that our symphony orchestras match Europe's best; and, of course, that Hollywood films suspend disbelief everywhere.
Is it possible, though, that Pax Americana has come to an end? If so, should we seek less ambitious goals abroad and rely less on military means to achieve them?”