By Stephen Lendman
Settling things through the barrel of a gun reflects longstanding US policy. Shoot first, ask questions later defines it.
Invented pretexts initiate conflicts. Defending the indefensible repeats with disturbing regularity.
Obama’s the latest in a long line warrior presidents. Imperial lawlessness defines his agenda. One war after another rages. No end in sight looms.
War is glorified in the name of peace. It’s been that way from inception. Violence is a way of life. Pacifism is considered sissy and unpatriotic.
America isn’t beautiful. It never was. For sure it isn’t now. Rule of law principles don’t matter.
Democratic values, common dignity, personal safety, and general welfare are illusions, not reality.
Violence defines US culture. It’s reflected at home and abroad. America has the highest homicide rate among all Western countries.
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