He spurns fundamental civil and human rights. He mocks democratic values. He's contemptuous of essential needs.
Law Professor Francis Boyle is unequivocal. He told Progressive Radio News Hour listeners he should be impeached. He urged House Republicans to so.
He's offering his services pro bono. On December 9, Boyle spoke at the Puerto Rican Summit Conference on Human Rights.
US militarism threatens WW III, he said. A century after earlier imperial aggressions, "neoconservative Republican Bush Junior administration and the neoliberal Democratic Obama administration are now threatening" global war.
He cited his teacher, mentor and friend, Professor Hans Morgenthau. Earlier he warned about "unlimited imperialism." His seminal book " Politics Among Nations : The Struggle for Power and Peace" discussed it.
His cardinal tenet was darkly Hobbesian. He said international law and world organizations are "irrelevant" in conflicts of national interest between nations. Ignore "reality" and perish, he stressed.
Imperial priorities are disastrous. They destroy societies and human life. They make it "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short."
No law or justice exists, no sense of right or wrong, no morality. Imperial madness prioritizes war. Absolute power is sought no holds barred.