Yep. Without thinking of the cost of empire - which is easy when only "little people" pay taxes.
By Fareed Zakaria, CNN Whatever you thought of President Obama's speech on Afghanistan this week, it is now increasingly clear that the United States is winding down its massive military commitments t...
The "war on terror" is never to win. Opposide to a real war, there are no options to win that war in any way. The same is valid for the "war on drugs" which know also only losers and will never see a winner.
It's an effort to keep people in a state of constant fear, because when people are afraid they're easier to manipulate. But as the good book says, "In love there is no fear. Perfect love casts out fear." If we have the courage to see and to accept the truth and to act upon it fearlessly together, they're hosed. That's what happened in the Middle East and North Africa these past couple of years. The cost of being afraid had become higher than the cost of being fearless.
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