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Is America a Republic or an Empire? | American Clarion

Over the years in this column I have written about the American Empire. I have advocated jettisoning the Empire to save the Republic. This topic has sparked debate and controversy even among the most dedicated readers. Usually the argument runs … Continue reading

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U.S. Constitution Created an Empire « LewRockwell.com Blog

The U.S. Constitution created an empire. Although the evidence for this fact is overwhelming, it’s revisionist history because of the ingrained concept, reinforced by centuries of teaching and repetition, that the government created was a republic or a federated republic. … Continue reading

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American Imperialism: Born Hand-in-Hand With the Constitution

Unless otherwise noted, quoted passages come from American Imperialism in 1898, edited by Richard Miller.) Many look to the time 1898 as the beginning or commencement of the American drive for imperialism; empire. The Spanish – American War, involving the … Continue reading

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“I Only Hang With Sheepdogs” an oldie, but goodie… (“… an extract from the book, ‘On Combat’ was written by Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman, U.S. Army Ret.”)

    “The following essay an extract from the book, ‘On Combat‘ was written by Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman, U.S. Army Ret. Director, Killology Research Group http://www.killology.com.   Colonel Grossman is a somewhat controversial figure – he authored the book … Continue reading

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Prison Planet.com » A Collapsing Mythology: The Death of The 9/11 Myth And War on Terror Consensus

“For historical myths are now commonly perceived as “foundational narratives,” as stories that purport to explain the present in terms of some momentous event that occurred in the past. Stories like these are in many ways historical—though rarely, if ever, … Continue reading

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Empires Then and Now…Paul Craig Roberts – Official Homepage

In his book, The Rule of Empires (2010), Timothy H. Parsons replaces the myth of the civilizing empire with the truth of the extractive empire. He describes the successes of the Romans, the Umayyad Caliphate, the Spanish in Peru, Napoleon … Continue reading

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The Birth of American Imperialism by Thomas DiLorenzo

In The Costs of War (edited by John Denson), historian Joseph Stromberg referred to the Spanish-American War of 1898 as a “trial run” for the American empire. The war had nothing to do with national defense and was purely an … Continue reading

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