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The Video Game of War

Only individual citizens banding together can keep a country from going to war. Sometimes that happens but only when there is a personal cost attached to war. When a country can keep its citizens comfortable and occupied, a world leader … Continue reading

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No Patriots Needed

Patriotism is perhaps history’s leading cause of death. The great kings in the Old Testament sent countless patriots to their deaths. The Japanese and Germans who died in World War II were patriots as were Americans, British, Russians and all … Continue reading

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War Tax and Myth of Self Government

It is hard not to be at war when hardly a soul cares. American citizens eventually absorb the burden of a war  even if they are unaware it is being fought. Since embracing the mercenary army concept it is easy … Continue reading

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