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mixing politics and economics

Posted to Poetry and Politics

is more dangerous than terrorism.

It's more than obvious that men with the ability to advance their private interests through a public forum (from Halliburton to the VP chair, for instance) will obviously slant their political agenda to benefit their private cause.

Who wants to join me now on the side of good?

Laissez-faire capitalism doesn't even require a president, let alone a foreign agenda. So long as countries freely trade with us and don't attack, we're cool with them. The moment they attack, though, we must destroy their existing government and let them begin anew - with them knowing full well that if they elect another government that chooses to attack the US it will be eliminated like its predecessor.

Seems pretty cut-and-dry, doesn't it?

"Do not fire until fired upon." - that one dude from Top Gun