How Democracies Die
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How Democracies Die

U.S. politics are already reeling from the events of January 6, and now the Biden administration is weakening them all the more. Sometimes democracies die from corruption, fascism, or a military coup. But other times it succumbs to terminal stupidity. An example of how this works occurred on Feb. 2 when the State Department announced…

“Western Civilization”: The Culture of Slavery vs. the Culture of Resistance
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“Western Civilization”: The Culture of Slavery vs. the Culture of Resistance

‘They adopted our dressing fashion, and begun wearing the togas; little by little they were drawn to touches such as colonnades, baths, and elegant talks. Because they didn’t know better, they called it ‘civilization,’ when it was part of their slavery‘ ‘Inde etiam habitus nostri honor et frequens toga; paulatimque discessum ad delenimenta vitiorum, porticus…

US Never Ending Wars: Thirty Years Ago, America’s “First War” against Iraq
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US Never Ending Wars: Thirty Years Ago, America’s “First War” against Iraq

Thirty years ago. The so-called “Gulf War” (Iraq War I) was launched against Iraq on January 17, 1991. Extensive crimes against humanity have been committed. On January 16, President George H. Walker Bush announced the start of what was called “Operation Desert Storm”, which was portrayed as “a peace-making operation” allegedly “to expel occupying Iraqi…