Sunday, March 04, 2007

Seditious concepts

Sayeth the prophet, Matt Taibbi: "A country that feeds itself through the manufacture of war technology is bound to view peace, nonviolence and mercy as seditious concepts. It will create policies first and then people to fit its machines, finding wars to fight and creating killers to fight them. If that's true of us, and I think it is, our troubles won't be over even if someone brings the Iraq war to an end. We'll be treating the symptom and not the disease. And the reason our elections are a sham is that the disease is never on the table."

1 comment:

  1. I was browsing through the various logos and sayings available at the web site of a vendor of politically conservative t-shirts. I didn't see the one with a sad-faced Eisenhower that read, "The military-industrial complex lives!" but I might have missed it...


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