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Time for change Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-18-07 07:38 PM
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59. Yeah, code words, good point
On the surface, talking about "our interests" shouldn't denote anything sinister -- but it is frustrating to hear that term used so frequently without any more explanation as to what it is supposed to mean. In a more open and transparent culture politicians wouldn't be able to get away with talking about stuff like that without explaining themselves.

PNAC's main document, "Rebuilding America's Defenses", uses that term a great deal. You're right, it's a eumphamism for imperialism.

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