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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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If Our Culture is Worth Defending Why Are We Not Doing So?

When we are being invaded and our people killed and culture destroyed it matters only to intellectuals that those doing the destroying are not ‘armed forces of a nation state;’ they still need to be repulsed as the violent invaders of our culture, our nation, our streets and our neighborhoods that they are, using whatever force is necessary to do so.

Either our government accepts that the defense of our culture, our Liberty, our country, and our families is necessary – or it does not –  and the time has come to replace that government.

We need to recognize that […]

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