Empire


Who Got Us Into These Endless Wars?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 11, 2016   Who Got Us Into These Endless Wars?     “Isolationists must not prevail in this new debate over foreign policy,” warns Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations. “The consequences of a lasting American retreat from the world would be dire.” To make his […]

Who Got Us Into These Endless Wars?

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Fissures in the Empire

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org August 5, 2016   Fissures in the Empire   If you have been wondering what all the terror events in France and Germany are about, here is the answer: http://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2016/08/01/french-mps-visit-crimea-suggesting-early-end-sanctions.html Washington has raised the cost of being a member of its Empire too high. Vassals such as […]


The Evil Empire Has The World In A Death Grip ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 22, 2016   The Evil Empire Has The World In A Death Grip   In my archives there is a column or two that introduces the reader to John Perkins’ important book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. An EHM is an operative who sells the […]

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Worse Than 2008

Worse Than 2008

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners February 12, 2016   Worse Than 2008     BALTMORE – “Stocks still not finding bottom” warned a headline at Investor’s Business Daily. Yesterday, the Dow ended down 255 points – or 1.6%. The index is down by almost 9% since the start of the year. “These developments, if […]


What Are The Chances For Peace in 2016?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 30, 2015     What Are The Chances For Peace in 2016?   Each year more than one trillion dollars goes up in smoke. More accurately, it is stolen from the middle and working classes and shipped off to the one percent. I am talking about the massive […]

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Thoughts on the American Empire and Its Decline

By Michael S. Rozeff LewRockwell.com October 22, 2015   Thoughts on the American Empire and Its Decline   The American Empire is deteriorating. It’s been going downhill for decades. The descent is likely to continue, alleviated irregularly by policies that retard the decline or even reverse it for a time. The general pattern set by […]


This is the Way the Empire Ends

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito October 11, 2015   This is the Way the Empire Ends     Russia has certainly changed the storyline in the Middle East. Not differentiating rebel forces (rebels being all forces counter to Assad); Russia fights them all – including those “moderate” forces backed by the empire. Russian cruise missiles […]

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Are We A Nation of Wimps?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 13, 2015   Are We A Nation of Wimps?     We now live in a society where safety and security are to be sought at all costs. The sacrifice of liberty is not a concern for most Americans today. This is not something new and it has […]


The Power of Lies

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 13, 2015   The Power of Lies     It is one of history’s ironies that the Lincoln Memorial is a sacred space for the Civil Rights Movement and the site of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Lincoln did not think blacks were […]

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A Green Light for the American Empire

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 16, 2015   A Green Light for the American Empire     The American Empire has been long in the making. A green light was given in 1990 to finalize that goal. Dramatic events occurred that year that allowed the promoters of the American Empire to cheer. It […]


Ten New Year’s Resolutions for Congress

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute   Ten New Year’s Resolutions for Congress   Since New Year’s is traditionally a time for resolutions, and since the new Congress convenes this week, I thought I would suggest some New Year’s resolutions for Congress: 1) Bring the troops home — Congress should take the first, and most important, […]

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What Americans Celebrate On Thanksgiving Day

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org   What Americans Celebrate On Thanksgiving Day   When Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, they don’t know what they are celebrating. In American folklore, Thanksgiving is a holiday that originated in 1621 with the Pilgrims celebrating a good harvest. Some historians say that this event is poorly documented, and […]


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 […]