Instead of a virtuous self-correcting system, which generates more goods and services, the parasitical classes grow and prosper.
I’m more concerned about all the lives lost first in conventional warfare and the massive exchange nuclear weapons certain to follow than empty stores.
Who brainwashed all these Americans into thinking China is the bad guy? How can people rationalize facing serious economic competition into war?
Ironically intolerance cannot be tolerated. Intolerance is a self-feeding fire which quickly turns into a funeral pyre.
There’s been another white phosphorus attack by the United States or allies in Syria, yesterday, on the town of Hajin. This was closely preceded by John Bolton’s announcement that the USA and its armed forces are immune to international law. An interesting co-incidence. Alas, it’s not the first or only US deployment of the illegal white phosphorus munition in Syria.
Given the lack of American respect for the rule of law, Thom Paine asks why Russia has not aided and abbeted Syria and/or Iran in the acquisition of nuclear weapons.
While a lot of Clinton’s *bonhomerie* was empty glad-handing, he radically shrank the deficit. The USA had a chance of turning a profit.
Admiral Grigorovich is one of just three such Russian frigates while the US has 62 Arleigh-Burke class destroyers in service.