Thursday, January 15, 2009

Empire-Building, Recession or Not???

It is great to pontificate, and I have recently argued that:

1. economic and foreign policy are linked;
2. therefore, that the recession will impact the American Empire that has been under vigorous construction in recent years.'s a little test for myself: the cost of the Obama increase in the size of the U.S. military is estimated at $40 billion! If my two propositions above are correct, one might expect Washington would see fit to trim the fat a bit here. We shall see...

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