Tag Archives : Empire


How 9/11 hastened the decline of the American empire

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Mary O’Connell, CBC News   How 9/11 hastened the decline of the American empire Military historians say U.S. reaction to 2001 attacks symptomatic of fading influence     As the U.S. marks the 13th anniversary of 9/11 and contemplates renewed military action in Iraq, some observers warn that America is a fading power. […]

With U.S. President Barack Obama urging more military action in Iraq, some historians are saying that America is an empire in decline.

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Blood, Treasure and Soul: The Exorbitant Price of the American Empire

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Mike Marion Blood, Treasure and Soul: The Exorbitant Price of the American Empire     It is difficult to pinpoint exactly when it happened, but clear evidence can be seen at least in the aftermath of World War II. Some trace the origins back to 1898 and the Spanish-American War, or even […]


From Decadence to Dawn

Source: http://bionicmosquito.blogspot.com By Bionic Mosquito From Decadence to Dawn   A lesson from our past; a possibility for our future… I am reading for a second time the book by Jacques Barzun, “From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present, 500 years of Western Cultural Life.” I am scarcely qualified to describe the depth and […]


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The US Just Can’t Stop Blowing Billions in Afghanistan

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino The US Just Can’t Stop Blowing Billions in Afghanistan     We stay and will stay in a more “limited” way in Afghanistan because it is vitally important in the “grand game.” Afghanistan is the cornerstone of Asia and it is at the crossroads of the Silk Road. To […]


Ron Paul on CIA Targeting Congress

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Adam Dick Ron Paul on CIA Targeting Congress   RPI Chairman and Founder Ron Paul, speaking on the Fox Business show The Independents Wednesday night, addresses the Central Intelligence Agency’s spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee — seemingly to cover up torture revelations against the agency. Paul notes the irony that […]


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Is the War on Terror a Lost Cause?

  Is the War on Terror a Lost Cause?     Published by NextNewsNetwork Published on Jan 7, 2014 WASHINGTON—As the second session of the 113th Congress began at noon Jan. 6, Rep. Howard McKeon, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released a news bulletin bemoaning the loss of the city of Fallujah […]


Ron Paul Rewind: Defense Spending vs. Empire Spending

  Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org By Chris Rossini Ron Paul Rewind: Defense Spending vs. Empire Spending   Last year, debate “moderators” from Fox News had a hard time understanding the difference between legitimate spending on defending the U.S. versus the wasteful spending on the military empire. Dr. Paul explained it with passion and in true smackdown form, […]

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Dr. Ron Paul Floor Speech on Syria June 19 2012

      http://youtu.be/8rCvfwoRGMg   Published by CongressmanRonPaul   Full Text: When Will We Attack Syria? Plans, rumors, and war propaganda for attacking Syria and deposing Assad have been around for many months. This past week however, it was reported that the Pentagon indeed has finalized plans to do just that. In my opinion, all […]


Is America Rome?

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Is America Rome?   It’s a question I have asked since I was a small boy. John Stossel asks it in the attached piece. My father, a naval officer and history buff, explained to me how Rome fell into decadence and lost touch with its republican roots. He told me […]

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Ron Paul’s Pod Cast Nation #19 ~ Hypocrisy 2

Ron Paul’s Pod Cast Nation #19 ~ Hypocrisy Posted by RonPaulCC2012