Sunday, July 6, 2008

The Three Stooges of War: Lincoln, Wilson, and Roosevelt

one can readily understand why unscrupulous political leaders actively seek war: they wish to increase their own power. But of course war, with all its appalling massacres and horrors, is very much against the interests of the great majority of the population. Here our problem arises: how do the political leaders manage to enlist the general popula

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