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Obama, Trump and the American Century

So… I read today that Obama ended the “American Century,” and Trump is bringing it back…

What to say, what to say. …

The “American Century” concept arose because we kicked ass in two wars, saved Europe with the Marshall Plan, protected it with NATO, and rose to enormous economic power.

Let’s unpack that:

WW1

Had by 1917 already arrived at a stalemate between continental Great Powers. Had it been left alone, a rather normal conditional peace likely would have broken out, the Germans and the French, enemies since the Goths sacked Gaul and Rome, would have traded a few […]

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Tunnels for Peace

Minutes into the latest quote-unquote ceasefire, Hamas violated it.

It’s almost as though the Palestinians – gasp! – don’t want peace! Could that be?

Was the construction of these tunnels by Hamas, using tens of millions of dollars in aid donated to them from all around the globe to alleviate their poverty and illiteracy and to help them build a functioning government, a make-work construction project providing jobs to the unemployed and a boost to their economy: “Tunnels for Peace”?

No.

With the Hamas charter calling on the destruction of Israel and the death of all Jews, and the […]

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