Beware the Dogs of War: Is the American Empire on the Verge of Collapse?

” If there is any absolute maxim by which the federal government seems to operate, it is that the American taxpayer always gets ripped off, especially when it comes to paying the tab for America’s attempts to police the globe. Having been co-opted by greedy defense contractors, corrupt politicians and incompetent government officials, America’s expanding military empire is bleeding the country dry at a rate of more than $57 million per hour.”

Battlefield America - A Government of Wolves

Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes… known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few.… No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare. — James Madison

Waging endless wars abroad (in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and now Syria) isn’t making America—or the rest of the world—any safer, it’s certainly not making America great again, and it’s undeniably digging the U.S. deeper into debt.

In fact, it’s a wonder the economy hasn’t collapsed yet.

Indeed, even if we were to put an end to all of the government’s military meddling and bring all of the troops home today, it would take decades to pay down the price of these wars and get the government’s…

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2 thoughts on “Beware the Dogs of War: Is the American Empire on the Verge of Collapse?

  1. One thing is for certain, my friend; People saying it’s the end of America is not very troubling. They’ve been saying that since ten minutes after America was formed. No, I’ll worry when everybody says “all is well”.

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  2. For sure, it’s not the end Jim, I’m with you on that.
    BUT… the consequences are troubling. We’re no doubt headed for another economic ‘recession’ which will be close to a depression as we had in 2008-09. I can see more surveillance being implemented in the budding Police State and other events that will become catalysts to a true Police State with regards to liberty and freedom. All in the ‘name’ of safety and national security…as the tyrants like to say..

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