Remember Iraq?

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May 12, 2011
by Justin Raimondo  
Posted in Commentary

"The reality is that empires never dissolve themselves: they hang on to the bitter end, living on dreams of past glory and stubbornly refusing to see the signs of decline that are obvious to any objective observer. Nothing stops them: not war-weariness on the part of the populace, not military defeat, not even impending bankruptcy. The reason is once you become an empire, there’s no turning back ..." (05/13/11)  

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