[ExI] Old still true (BillK)
kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 03:46:41 UTC 2011
On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 3:03 PM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> But it wasn't hard times that caused the US wars. The US population
> has been remarkably quiet and few are actually in the army. It was
> the military industrial corporations lobbying for defence expenditure
There is always danger in pointing to a single cause of any given war,
even if the history tests demand it. I have always been intrigued, for
example, at just how much our involvement in Iraq can be traced back
to the attempted assassination of George Bush (41) the father of
George Bush (43) who was the guy starting the war...
Perhaps history will have more to say on this topic someday.
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