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August 17, 2013

"American weakness abroad and the establishment’s attempt at omnipotence at home"

are two slices of a single pie; complementary aspects of the breakdown of American democracy. Consider what they mean taken together. They raise the prospect of foreign rulers buying influence over America — and Americans — while their minions put the whole of the nation at the disposal of the highest bidder through the magnificent tech instruments Americans themselves have built. What’s going to stop them? The scruples of politicians in Washington? No. But maybe something else.... Belmont Club » The Narrative Implodes

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 17, 2013 12:31 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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