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An Honest War Is As Rare As An Honest Politician: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

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Once upon a time a particular type of cell cluster evolved the capacity for abstract thought, clawed their way up the food chain, conquered all other life forms on their planet, then spent all their time inventing reasons to be miserable.


An honest war is as rare as an honest politician.


Our society fixates on Nazi Germany with such masturbatory fascination because it allows us to pretend that horrific mass-scale evil is just something that was inflicted in the past, by someone else, in another part of the world, and not right here and now by our own government.


The nation with the worst human rights record in the world is the one that is dominating the planet with endless military and economic violence and working to destroy any country which disobeys its dictates.


There is nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing that the US empire accuses other nations of doing which it itself does not do. You could swap out "Washington" for whatever targeted government Mike Pompeo is talking about on any given day and it would be a true statement.


It would help solve so many problems if liberals could just shift a proportionate amount of their hate from Trump to Pompeo.


Liberals hate leftists for the same reason you'd hate someone at a theater who kept yelling "These are all actors, none of this is real." Liberals are trying to enjoy a fictional performance about their side being heroic protagonists, and leftists keep disrupting the illusion.


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