Politics. Get ready to puke.
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Geezer feels that politics are akin to religion in
they control folks. Ideologies are kinds of secular religions and suck
Religion and ideologies are substitutes for thought. When people
them completely they short circuit reason and we eventually have a
reality that diverges more and more ,with time, from the world of sense
perception. This can be used to cause peoples to war upon one another.
Oligarchies use these methods to acquire wealth, power, and control the
under their purview. In politics with respect to economies I feel the
and communists are both full of it. The capitalists want to legitimize
and the communists wish to redistribute that which was gotten by greed
first place. Both approaches are immoral in my view. I profoundly
``Long before Sept. 11, influential neo-conservatives wanted to see
``The document was effectively a charter of the Project for a New American
a neo-conservative think tank in
``Jay Bookman of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says, "In essence it's a call for an American empire, for what they call Pax Americana ... it's basically saying that the United States has to take responsibility and to enforce peace around the world and enforce what they call American principles and American interests.""
``The founding members included Vice-President Dick Cheney; Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld; Paul Wolfowitz of the Defence Department; Richard Perle, head of the defence advisory board; Louis Libby, who is currently under indictment for perjruy, Cheney's chief of staff; John Bolton, an arrogant ambasssador for the U.S. to the U.N. and Elliot Cohen of the defence policy board."
``But, they wrote a year before Sept. 11, such aspirations are unlikely to be realized without "a catastrophic and catalyzing event. . .like a new Pearl Harbor.""
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From the New American Century organisations Web site ``statement of principles":
``As the 20th century draws to a close, the United States stands as the world's preeminent power. Having led the West to victory in the Cold War, America faces an opportunity and a challenge: Does the United States have the vision to build upon the achievements of past decades? Does the United States have the resolve to shape a new century favourable to American principles and interests?"
``The history of the 20th century should have taught us that it is important to shape circumstances before crises emerge, and to meet threats before they become dire. The history of this century should have taught us to embrace the cause of American leadership."
``Such a Reaganite policy of military strength and moral clarity may not be fashionable today. But it is necessary if the United States is to build on the successes of this past century and to ensure our security and our greatness in the next."
Signed by (among others): Jeb Bush, Dick Cheney, Dan Quayle, Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Wolfowitz.
There is funding information available for the New Citizenship Project on whose "initiative" the New American Century Project was established.
The total information awareness project of the U.S. government sounds like 1984 implemented.