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The protecting vital interest phrase is standard rhetoric Presidents use to justify invasions and military occupations of other countries. It’s essentially a vote for the perpetuation of America’s wars. #BernieSanders uses it, but has a different meaning.
Continue reading here: Perspectives: Bernie Sanders: “Defending America’s Vital Strategic Interest”
There are “uncomfortable truths about America’s national character that lie behind both our enthusiastic acceptance of war and our propensity for war-making.” A review of some of the worst of America’s brutality clearly points to the fact that war must end.
Forty-eight years ago, on March 16, 1968, all hell broke out for the people in My Lai hamlet, South Vietnam. What happened that day by American soldiers became the worst atrocity in American military history. The atrocities whitewashed, and never officially condemned by our government or by a majority of Americans.
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Automated systems are becoming more prevalent and capable of doing more things. These systems have and will continue to change the way we produce products, how we provide services, and how they are distributed. Eventually to a world without work or need for money.
Senator Sanders criticizes Clinton for her reliance on Nixon’s Secretary of State Henry Kissinger advice on foreign policy http://tinyurl.com/jo9xeyz
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To any reasonable person, if Trump walks his talk, as President of the United States he will take our country down a precarious path. The possible unintended consequences of a Trump presidency are terrifyingly significant.
Continue reading here: Why Americans Accept the Outrageous Standards of Donald Trump