America: A Beacon, Not a Policeman       America: a Beacon, not an Empire

NEWS  OF  THE  AMERICAN  EMPIRE   (Why Democracies Can't Run Empires)

Conservatives For Peace a.k.a.Americans Against World Empire, Inc 

 

"....from the White House to the Pentagon (the State Department still has some good sense left), one hears repeatedly the siren call of "empire," like the lotus-eaters on the Isle of Djerba in ancient times crying out to Ulysses' sailors with their delicious narcotic treats and then holding them enchanted in the prisons of their desires."(1/07/03)  Georgie Anne Geyer  --  The turning point for empires is when they start costing more than then bring in profit --Few doubt today that empire costs America far more than it gains in benefits.  About Athens See Thucydides-- Democracy and Empire--Athens & America --   See also Military Industrial Congress Complex 

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