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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-07-10 08:20 PM
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A "Superpower" In Permanent War Against "Hyperempowered" Terrorists-Yet CAN'T Raise Taxes On Richest
We have politically committed ourselves to a permanent campaign against terrorism by "hyperempowered individuals," spending hundreds of billions of dollars on this national security strategy. We try to project power 8,000 miles away, while we can't even stop rampant copper thefts at home. The cables reveal a "superpower" repeatedly reduced to begging or cajoling world leaders to promote peace or order. Why should a country that can't even raise taxes on its richest citizens think it can keep its communications secure? Where's the commitment of resources?

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http://balkin.blogspot.com/2010/12/wikileaks-neoliberal...
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