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Tag: Self-Interest
  • Self-Interest and the Economics of Empire

    The US empire, like all those before it, can only continue its reign with, at the very least, the implicit consent of its subjects. Serious challenges to US foreign policy would thus cease to be “off-limits” in mainstream political discourse if more Americans explicitly rejected the war machine. The problem is that most Americans aren’t …

  • The Myth of “Public Service”: Part 1,666,666 (and yes, the numbering is intentional)

    Congressmen are elected to serve the people, not to preserve their seats. Yet it’s obvious to all none-partisan drones that 99.9% of the Congressmen, whether D or R, are in it for themselves. Consider this excerpt from the story on the upcoming health care vote  that Bonnie shared earlier: Democrats are worried about holding their members together on a GOP …