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A personal gripe: how we, meaning the U.S., is supposed to give everyone everything

A conversation the other day got me onto one of my gripes thats sort of interesting.  Its how it seems that everyone expects us, the U.S., to give them everything and to solve their problems.  This gripe is a result of a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘purchasing of loyalty’ in international relations

An element of international relations that is seldom spoken of is the act of ‘purchasing loyalty’ from people and governments of the world.  This is far more prevalent and common than one would think.  By ‘purchasing loyalty’ people support you … Continue reading

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