War Threat Rises As Economy Declines

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    War Threat Rises As Economy Declines

    Paul Craig Roberts, Keynote Address to the Annual Conference of the Financial West Group, New Orleans, May 7, 2015

    The defining events of our time are the collapse of the Soviet Union, 9/11, jobs offshoring, and financial deregulation. In these events we find the basis of our foreign policy problems and our economic problems.

    The United States has always had a good opinion of itself, but with the Soviet collapse self-satisfaction reached new heights. We became the exceptional people, the indispensable people, the country chosen by history to exercise hegemony over the world. This neoconservative doctrine releases the US government from constraints of international law and allows Washington to use coercion against sovereign states in order to remake the world in its own image.

    To protect Washington’s unique Uni-power status that resulted from the Soviet collapse, Paul Wolfowitz in 1992 penned what is known as the Wolfowitz Doctrine. This doctrine is the basis for Washington’s foreign policy. The doctrine states:

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    Hell Unleashed

    This is what the arrogant morons who comprise the US government have stirred up:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrSzCnz9Sic#t=2141

    Watch this video for its entire 1 hour 20 minutes, and then ask yourself if Washington is making a good decision by driving us into conflict with Russia. (You might have to use your cursor to push the circle with the dot back to the beginning of the video.)

    Read More At: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2015/05/13/hell-unleashed-paul-craig-roberts/
     
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    Bump . . .
     
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    Awesome! I hope we have a new administration before we go to war with them.

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    Which would you prefer Hank, a democratic neocon administration or a republican neocon administration?
     
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    a nonObama Libertarian administration.

    Ya, I know the Libertarian part is not going to happen.

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    Yeah, I've heard from a "credible" source here on BB that "no one" wants a fringe libertarian around.

    I think it has something to do with contrast. Whenever a neocon stands near a libertarian on stage the blood stains on the neocon's hands really stands out.

    Is Washington Coming To Its Senses?

    Paul Craig Roberts

    There is much speculation about US Secretary of State John Kerry’s rush visit to Russia in the wake of Russia’s successful Victory Day celebration on May 9. On May 11, Kerry, who was snubbing Russia on the 9th, was on his way to Russia, and Putin consented to see him on May 12.

    As time passes we will find out why Kerry was snubbing Putin on May 9 and 3 days later was criticizing Washington’s puppet regime in Ukraine. For what is known at this time, a possible explanation is that Washington is coming to its senses.

    If you watched the 1 hour 20 minute video of the Victory Day Parade, you are aware that the celebration sent a powerful message. Russia is a first class military power, and Russia is backed by China and India, whose soldiers marched with Russia’s in the parade.

    So, while the increasingly irrelevant West, absorbed in its own self-importance, snubbed the celebration of the victory that the Red Army gave them over Hitler, the three largest countries in the world were present united. Russia has the largest land mass, and China and India, also large land masses, have the world’s largest populations.

    The celebration in Moscow made it clear that Washington has failed miserably to isolate Russia. What Washington has done is to make the BRICS more unified.


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    Yes I watched it all, I was enthralled by the life energy.

    BUT! The Russian officers were fat and wheezing. Some looked like they were ready to cave. Too much Vodka and Indian coffee (Black Russian - it's a drink, I'm not a racist).

    The enlisted troops looked healthy and energized.
    We better get ready.

    Mr president please don't provoke Putin.

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