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Re: Who Should Pay for Reparations? Black Americans... Obviously

Nmaginate ·
I swear the next m@therf@cka to say some simple, curiously, ridiculously unfounded BS like this is going to get it. Stuff like that is fit for the most brutal hazing imaginable. Someone must have forgot to tell him that was NEVER in question. Obviously, he has/had some self-esteem issues or some other type of projection issues. Man, that BS... @#$% Spit Fire... Kick Butt... Smack.Slam... Knock..Beat @#$%!!!!
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Re: Who Should Pay for Reparations? Black Americans... Obviously

Opey ·
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WE CAN SUCCED... Now Nmaginate, what is so:" simple, curiously,(?) ridiculously unfounded ( although the statistics clearly speak for themself)about a encourageing satement as "WE CAN SUCCED"...
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Re: The Elephant in the Room While Black Kids Misbehave? Single Parent Homes

Nmaginate ·
I'll repeat it one more time, CON-Feed, then I'll ask for your response: ************************************************************************** Investigations of behavior, race, and discipline have yet to provide evidence that African American students misbehave at a significantly higher rate. Studies have failed to find racial disparities in misbehavior sufficient to account for the typically wide racial differences in school punishment.
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

Max ·
Hey, Viking, what can I say, this is the type of world we live in, and I'm only refering to the black women that are like my female relatives & Virtue's friends: black women who are the SOURCE of their own CD, but too immature to own up to it. We blacks have a history of WANTING to see black men occupy higher stations in the world for the sole purpose of inspiring us to do just as good or better...also, to prove the hordes of racist naysayers wrong. Let me ask you all a question, how...
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Re: "Church Of The Spread Legs"

bigddouble ·
This has the potential to start an eye-opening discussion or a really brutal gender fight. I really wish we had an emoticon here for eating popcorn...
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Re: "Church Of The Spread Legs"

xxGAMBITxx ·
Yeah I'm waiting for it to "pop off".
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Re: Racism & the Victim Mentality

Prophetessofrage ·
HELLO, YOU STATED:"What kind of correlation, if any, is there between what is perhaps the constant assertion that RACISM is at play in American society and the idea that claiming that something shows evidence of RACISM indicative of counterproductive and debilitating "Victim Mentality"? MY REPLY: Let me explain this to you. As a spiritual believer in the Bible's truths, let me say 'Racism' according to that TRUTH is a 'demonic spirit' created by whites. It consists of 'hate, arrogance, lies,...
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Re: And They Cast Truth To The Ground!

Prophetessofrage ·
Melesi dear, stop this please...you're hurting yourself. Okay, whatever you say STRANGER...Yes you were always a STRANGER but when I originally answered you I GAVE YOU THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT ON 'RATIONALE', RHYME' REASON.' However, when I saw that your whole point in bursting into that post I commented on was to talk about what YOU SURMISE IS MY ERROR OF LIFE then I recognized you as 'OH SO TROUBLED BY ME' and not over here to talk on BLACK WOMAN LIBERTION ISSUES POSTED ALL UP AND DOWN THE...
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Re: Comatose Woman Taken Off Feeding Tube

NSpirit ·
Herdswoman's words were indeed touching, and clearly outline her support for her patients' right to die. I feel the florida case is different for this reason. The woman is not on a ventilator...she is breathing on her own and has some slight response to stimuli. I find it to be savage and brutal to remove her feeding tube and watch her starve to death for 10 days or more. Is it more humane to refuse a live human being food for nearly two weeks? This isn't the same as turning off the...
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Re: Michael Jackson's legal problems:Where does the Black woman weigh in?

Prophetessofrage ·
VOX stilled SEARED from the last beatin' eh? Well, here's some SCARRING words that you FORGOT to imitate.... Hi My sisters, long time no hear from (on this board) eh? At any rate, the reason I'm writing you is because of a incident I recently experienced. A stalker by the name of VOX reminded me of how dangerous are the times we live in. It seems a girl can't post a heartfelt feeling without a BLACK MALE jumping up being the FIRST to denigrate her. Well, that's what this VOX handle character...
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Re: Michael Jackson's legal problems:Where does the Black woman weigh in?

IMMORTAL LOGIC ·
PROPHETESS OF RAGE SPEAKS THE TRUTH!!! I've researched her words thoroughly on the whole african mother/african father thing and discovered she's correct for the most part, and HERE'S THE PROOF. There actually is an african father seen here but he does'nt actually have sons or daughters but is in fact assisted by a magic patriarchical unicorn named "Earl" and 2 chauvinistic robots named "larry 3.0" and "Compu-stud 3000" And it is through these two robots that the african father and "Earl"...
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Re: Michael Jackson's legal problems:Where does the Black woman weigh in?

RadioRaheem ·
LOL *********************************************************** 'Sometimes life is obscene' - Black Crowes Commerical Hall of Fame - All time list 'Who in the hell left the gate open???' 'Somebody put roots on me' 'I've fallen, and I can't give up!!!'
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Re: It Doesn't Look Like We've Lost Jobs, in fact a gain of 2.6 million MORE jobs under Bush!

Nmaginate ·
Sgt. CONFESS YOUR WHITENESS! It is crystal clear. You are TRANSPARENT! Only a WHITE person believes and is DEAD-set on believing in extreme, absolutes... ALL-OR-NOTHING! "America is a Christian nation" That means ALL Americans are Christian or if it's false then NO American can be Christian. Great Logic! Sarge! "Saddam Hussien - aka SO-DAMN INSANE - was a terrible, brutal tyrannical leader and repressed the "Iraqi" people. He was very bad for them." Either ALL the Iraqis suffered or NONE of...
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Re: The Infamous Letter of Willie Lynch

sunnubian ·
Meaning of Place Name: Lynchburg, Virginia Lynchburg, Virginia: From the original patentee, John Lynch, brother of Charles Lynch, the reputed originator of what is known as "Lynch Law." Lynch Law in America By Ida B. Wells-Barnett in 1900 Related Resources "¢ Ida B. Wells"¢ Lynching"¢ Lynch Law in Georgia OUR country's national crime is lynching. It is not the creature of an hour, the sudden outburst of uncontrolled fury, or the unspeakable brutality of an insane mob. It represents the cool,...
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Re: Revisiting Rwanda and the death of 800,000 Tutsi's

Faheem ·
Part four.. As Habyarimana continued to negotiate with the opposition under international pressure to reach a settlement, his plane (a gift from President Mitterrand of France) was show down, killing him and everyone on board. Within an hour of Habyarimana's death, roadblocks were put up throughout Kigali as militia and death squads preceded to kill moderate Hutus, including the prime minister, whose names were on prepared lists. Then the death squads went after every Tutsi they could find,...
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Re: The Racist Tapestry of Lord of the Rings

Nmaginate ·
That's some unqualified, cliche' BS. That may be something worth noting but that BS doesn't hold in all cases in all times. That's just some excuse White people, in particular, have come up with to excuse the gross, horrific and brutal nature of the past. Juvenile logic at best. That crap, as I have said so recently, is like a child - teen or toddler - saying, "Everybody else is doing it..." So, yeah... if you think that's something to condone in parenting, giving a pass or less than...
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Re: The Racist Tapestry of Lord of the Rings

nayo ·
////That's just some excuse White people, in particular, have come up with to excuse the gross, horrific and brutal nature of the past. Juvenile logic at best.//// I would not say 'excuse', but a form of 'their' "reasoning and logic" as to why people of a darker hue (Black Americans in particular) [are to be treated] must be treated as the lesser of dogs and other animals. That is what I see in the post of I forget, who posted this, but what you were referring to, that you must separate...
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Re: Many Children Among Victims in Deadly Afghan Attack

obvious_1 ·
Taliban official apologizes for bomb ˜mistake' 16 killed in Kandahar blast, including many children KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - A military commander of Afghanistan's ousted Taliban militia apologized on Wednesday for a bomb attack in the southern city of Kandahar that killed 16 people, including many children, calling it a botched attempt to target U.S. troops. The fundamentalist Islamic group initially denied involvement in Tuesday's explosion near a military compound as children were passing...
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Re: a screwed-up interpretation of the african diaspora

rayne ·
2 AfroMan: I read your reply to my post, and I understand the plight that we both find ourselves in, you being a Haitian immigrant to the US, and me a descendant of American slaves. I know alot, maybe too much, about Haiti, or Hayiti: how the slaves of what was formerly known as Saint-Domingue, being subjected to brutal and intensely savage oppression by the French sugar barons (not unlike here in America with cotton, unsurprisingly), bloodily repaid in kind as they rose up in the only slave...
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Re: Support the troops....

KISONGO ·
How can you ask such questions to me? I was afraid to post on this forum because I knew most of you will never understand the positions of continental Africans like me. I'm not surprised to see there are few, or any continental African posting on this board. Why? Because our opinion is judge hateful, outdated, or unimportant. Do you know the REALITY of Angola? Do you know what's REALLY going on in the lives of most continental Africans grip with poverty, injustice, and daily massacres? The...
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Re: Support the troops....

ocatchings ·
Good answer catch
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Re: Support the troops....

KISONGO ·
Hello to those who care about Africans!! I misjudged the people in this forum, I apologize for that... To answer EbonyRose question if I can Americans, not only "blacks" on this message board, are generally ignorant about American forces, American project powers, and America evil geopolitics. I say this because I have seen too many ignorant Americans, and even Canadians to know that. Africa, the worse repression, should be a major focus if we claim to extend the unity of our race not so...
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Re: Support the troops....

Oshun Auset ·
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Re: Imperialism - Wars Without End

Oshun Auset ·
Central Africa, a catastrophe created by capitalism 2 December 1996 By the Editorial Board The impoverished states of Central Africa have once again become the scene of terrible human suffering. Barely two years after the slaughter in Rwanda claimed more than 1 million lives, new scenes of hunger, disease and mass flight are being broadcast around the world. Thousands have already died in the chaotic exodus across the borders of Zaire and Rwanda. Countless children have been separated from...
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Re: ADL calls on Russell Simmons to denounce Farakhan.

EbonyRose ·
First of all ... @ Vox and AG!! Y'all are really funny! Now then Maverick ... I would have to say echo AudioGuy's sentiments of who really cares what the ADL has to say?? If their only objection to Simmons is based on something Farrakhan said 20 years ago, their attempt at credibility leaves something to be desired for me. Secondly, I'm not a card-carrying member of the NOI nor a pom-pom waiving Farrakhan cheerleader ... but I personally believe that although he may have some things the...
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Re: African and Black American Relations: An African Perspective

sunnubian ·
Well Janice, I'll bet that he could not come up with an equivelant word for Europeans who have raped Africa, her women and children for centuries now. What is their equivalent word for Europeans who have systematically been the main root cause of Africa's poverty, disease, and civil wars? What is their equivalent name of the North Africans/Arabs that are enslaving, torturing, raping, and murdering Sudanese? What is their equivalent name of the Europeans ("peace keeper") who repeatedly come...
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Re: Your views on capital punishment

ricardomath ·
Foes of Death Penalty Making Gradual Gains in Africa By MARC LACEY Published: October 20, 2004 The New York Times Vanessa Vick for The New York Times Edmary Mpagi served 18 years on death row in Uganda for the murder of a man who in fact was alive. AMPALA, Uganda - The worst thing about death row at the notorious Luzira Maximum Prison outside Kampala is not the grim physical conditions, although Edmary Mpagi, who knows the place well, says they are grim indeed. Nor is it the bad food or the...
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Re: RWANDA'S SECRET WAR

EbonyRose ·
Well, I still haven't gotten through this whole thing, but so far, I have no problem believing every bit of this story!! Every last piece of dirt! But I think you two are kinda saying the same thing. Yes, Vox, most of the African leaders need to have a change of heart ... or be changed altogether, because those that aren't in bed with the West are (usually brutal) dictators, and either way, the people don't have a chance. And yes, OA, it is the people that need to, and will have to, make...
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Re: African and Black American Relations: An African Perspective

nayo ·
Excellent. I came late to this discussion, but, I agree with you whole-heartedly 'Sunnubian'. I believe what you described, as to the Black Americans' contribtions to civilizing, and curtailing (somewhat) the White American/european beastial behavior towards Blacks and others as, 'the Joseph Principle(al), where, through the sheer determination, grit, sacrifice and strategizing of the leaders/people within the civil rights movement, we were able to make America, as livable a place as...
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Re: THEY HAVE A VERDICT!!!

chilewillow ·
Also, Mr. Lofton, In your citation "and it's not just me saying so", the administrator of this web site lists "Rodney King Arrested On Drugs and Flashing Charges"... in his index of articles to support his initial statement. I wonder if you might explain to me what Rodney King's arrest on these charges has to do with his previous encounter with the Los Angeles Police Department; to wit, the savage and brutal beating he experienced at the hands of LA police officers. Also, I'm curious to know...
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Re: THEY HAVE A VERDICT!!!

Michael ·
Well Chilewillow and/or any one else of similar expression! "In your citation "and it's not just me saying so", the administrator of this web site lists "Rodney King Arrested On Drugs and Flashing Charges"... in his index of articles to support his initial statement. I wonder if you might explain to me what Rodney King's arrest on these charges has to do with his previous encounter with the Los Angeles Police Department; to wit, the savage and brutal beating he experienced at the hands of LA...
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Re: THEY HAVE A VERDICT!!!

Kevin41 ·
Yep..Lofton is an Eletrician with the City of LA....whose affirmative action program opened the doors for blacks in custodial,skilled labor and management. He is 50 so I know he undeerstands what brought that into being as a necessity. Funny how a negro (lofton,connerly, williams, sowell) can get on the "green" side of the fence and speak in disparaging terms of the mechanisms that aided their entry.....and the people behind him trying to use those same mechanisms as beggars...this from a...
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Re: THEY HAVE A VERDICT!!!

Michael ·
"Yep..Lofton is an Electrician with the City of LA....whose affirmative action program opened the doors for blacks in custodial, skilled labor and management. He is 50 so I know he understands what brought that into being as a necessity. Funny how a negro (lofton, connerly, williams, sowell) can get on the "green" side of the fence and speak in disparaging terms of the mechanisms that aided their entry.....and the people behind him trying to use those same mechanisms as beggars...this from a...
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Re: THEY HAVE A VERDICT!!!

Michael ·
"I was right...you decided to return and showcase your stupidity once again. Kevin is right, Lofton. Give it up man, it only gets worse and you only get more ignorant from here." ....unlikely, more likely though these individuals days are numbered, numbered because they are truly incompetent, treasonous, deceitful beyond belief, and/or un-American. Either way demographic changes, and redistricting will remove this trash from elected office! ************************ Searching for Lessons in...
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Re: Is Bill Cosby right? or Have the Black middle class lost its mind.

Kevin41 ·
A recent article: These People Bill Cosby's criticism of poor and uneducated African Americans set off a yearlong debate. Now Michael Eric Dyson has written a book that talks back. By Erin Aubry Kaplan Erin Aubry Kaplan last wrote for the magazine about the African aesthetic in the spring 2005 fashion collections. July 24, 2005 In these days of polarizing, pulverizing debates that make it almost impossible to describe what it means to be African American anymore, I find myself better off...
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Re: Cupid's Test

kresge ·
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Re: Cupid's Test

folobatuyi ·
Your results are in! The Slow Dancer Deliberate Gentle Love Dreamer (DGLDm) Steady, reliable, and cradling her tenderly. Take a deep breath, and let it out real easy...you are The Slow Dancer. Your focus is love, not sex, and for your age, you have average experience. But you're a great, thoughtful guy, and your love life improves every year. There's also a powerful elimination process working in your favor: most Playboy types get stuck raising unwanted kids before you even begin settling...
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Re: 4th of July

Sandye ·
I don't celebrate the 4th of July because I feel it would be hypocrital for me to do so. I can have people over and BBQ any day and have a great party. As we know, our ancestors were still slaves in this country on the original independence day, so what do we have to celebrate? Celebrating the liberation of a culture so brutal that they raped, mutilated, and bred my ancestors as though they were chattle does not sound logical to me, nor do I think I am honoring their strength, courage, and...
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Re: Castro will die soon, and a new democracy will be born

Empty Purnata ·
US of course. And it's REPUBLIC of the United States, not "Democratic". "Communist" (they have a Leninist version of a "socialist" government, "communist government" is an oxymoron) Cuba is just authoritarian, it's not imperialist. NOTE: I'm not condoning their system, I'm just stating a fact. But Cuba is not nearly as nightmarish as US anti-Communists make it out to be. Fidel Castro is a dictator, but he's less brutal and less authoritarian than the dictator who preceeded him (Fulgencio...
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Re: Larry Elder: Black anti-semitism

Oshun Auset ·
Larry Elder is a patsy for international finance capital and imperialism. Anywhere else in the world condemnation for the imperialist occupation of Palestine is not considered an 'anti-Jewish' sentiment. Israel recieves 1/3 of U.S. foreign aid because it is the American imperialist outpost in the Middle East, ready to do it's dirty work(fighting Syrian funded Hezbollah in Lebenon, which will be the excuse the U.S. needed to invade Syria, if Israel doesn't do it for them). Hence anything said...
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Re: Castro will die soon, and a new democracy will be born

Empty Purnata ·
No. Cuban citizens are free to leave Cuba any time they wish. Cuba allows emigration on the terms that the emigrants have no outstanding debts to the state (such as deserting military serivices or credit debts). The ones who aren't allowed to leave are the ones with some sort of outstanding debt. The US on the other hand allows no America to emigrate to Cuba under ANY circumstance. Castro is a dictator, but he's an authoritarian dictator, not totalitarian. His predecessor, Batista, was much...
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Re: Castro will die soon, and a new democracy will be born

Oshun Auset ·
Re: Castro will die soon, and a new democracy will be born
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Re: Castro will die soon, and a new democracy will be born

Empty Purnata ·
Ranting about the problems of Cuba is a convenient way for Americans to not face our own problems and to pretend that we are so much better.
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Re: "Who Rules AmeriKKKa" {Revised}

xxGAMBITxx ·
The only wicked act was the brutal and immoral deeds done in creating the "state" of Isreal. I have a new word that we can and should use against those who like to throw "anti-semitism" around like they know what it means...."anti-arabism" or "anti-Islamism". Hell how about "anti-nonwhite"?
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Re: "Who Rules AmeriKKKa" {Revised}

Fine ·
Sounds right by me! Get that "revised" dicitonary published and I'll take care of the small details! Thanks, xxGAMBITxx!
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Re: "Who Rules AmeriKKKa" {Revised}

Ras ·
You get emotionally charged when you hear the word "anti-semite" for a reason not clear to me. It makes me wonder why you are so offended by this word.. In my experience people react to words in such a way, when it says something about a part of themselves. Whether you choose to acknowledge it or deny it, this poisonous hatred of the ages is back. Once believed to be just a European disease, has gone global including America. This is how holocausts are born. And we cannot avoid the next...
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Re: The Sisterhood

qty226 ·
So true.........but you cant get along with a woman, who has an axe to grind, because its constant.....and it becomes a part of her personality. It doesnt matter who she encounters her behavior will be the same. It happens, in our daily lives.......in the streets, on the internet, etc. Exactly....... I deal with this, by ignoring these type of women.
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Re: Kayne west against gay bashing

msprettygirl ·
he is always on some type of crusade but for the most part i think he is geniune about some of it like the brutal diamond business ("Diamonds from Sierra Leone") and God ("Jesus walks")
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Re: Pat Tillman...

ricardomath ·
Pat Tillman, Our Hero Dave Zirin "I don't believe it," seethed Ann Coulter. Her contempt was directed at a September 25 San Francisco Chronicle story reporting that former NFL star and Army Ranger war hero Pat Tillman, who was killed in Afghanistan last year, believed the US war on Iraq was "f***ing illegal" and counted Noam Chomsky among his favorite authors. It must have been quite a moment for Coulter, who upon Tillman's death described him in her inimitably creepy fashion as "an American...
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Re: The mess W Created

Kevin41 ·
American debacle By Zbigniew Brzezinski ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI was national security advisor to President Carter. October 9, 2005 Some 60 years ago Arnold Toynbee concluded, in his monumental "Study of History," that the ultimate cause of imperial collapse was "suicidal statecraft." Sadly for George W. Bush's place in history and "” much more important "” ominously for America's future, that adroit phrase increasingly seems applicable to the policies pursued by the United States since the...
 
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