The Praetorian Bodyguards (Of the Empire’s Liars)

The Praetorian Bodyguards (Of the Empire’s Liars)

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. — F Scott Fitzgerald, 1936 —  So far as I can see, all political thinking for years has been vitiated in the...
The Great American Perpetual Motion War Machine

The Great American Perpetual Motion War Machine

Brief: The so-called ‘military-industrial complex’ ushered in by the passing of the 1947 National Security Act is a luxury America and the world can no longer afford. The unprecedented threat posed by the over-privileged belligerents infecting U.S. military doctrine...