Empire

US Imperialism Redux – Tom Lehrer

The other day I stumbled on this Tom Lehrer song, “Send in the Marines”. This is as good a summary of American foreign policy as there is, though to update the lyrics for the Obama version just substitute “drones” for “Marines”. Here is a YouTube video performance, perhaps from the --->> read more -->>
Empire

Ten Years After Shock and Awe – A Crime Against Peace

 On March 19, 2003 George Bush, Dick Cheney and the cabal surrounding them launched their war of Shock and Awe on Iraq. The stated purpose was “to disarm Iraq of weapons of mass destruction, to end Saddam Hussein’s support for terrorism, and to free the Iraqi people.” ((http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2003/03/20030322.html)) This war --->> read more -->>