If we examine history's rogue's gallery, we see some differences between the leaders. Unlike Napoleon Bonaparte, Hitler and Mussolini weren't military heroes, for example. However, they did have common ground. Today they make many of us cringe in repulsion, but in their heydays they offered something hopeful, something virtually all political ideologues offer: The promise of being a chosen people in a chosen land.
Now, what does the term "chosen people" mean? It is, quite
Occupy Wall Street has been condemned as “unfocused and leaderless,” but a lot of things could be considered that way.
For example, has America really been “liberating” the Middle East? Look at Iraq. First of all, the country was run by a dictator America previously supported, and Iraq was worsened by the US-backed Iran-Iraq War, by all the subsequent wars, and by UN sanctions which virtually crippled the country. The elections only occurred because thousands of Iraqis opposed
Ending the monopolies, and the monopoly of the monopolies
Wade Wainio (my real name)
Frankly, anyone arguing for the "right to pay
taxes" is probably not the sharpest cookie.
But why do we pay taxes, anyway?
We're not all smart, but we're also not all stupid.
Most are afraid to bite the hands which appear to feed them.
Of course, their fear is not entirely well-founded.
It's the workers who actually feed themselves,