Will the madness ever end?

Comment: From all the news that I have been able to analyze the only conclusion I can come to is that the current Bush Administration is preparing to drag us into yet another war and I don’t think they give a hell what Congress says. I am certain that there are many Americans who think as I do and feel that any day now we will wake from our sleep to find ourselves in the midst of WW III, courtesy of the Bush Administration!

Published on Saturday, February 24, 2007 by the Telegraph/UK
Israel Seeks All Clear for Iran Air Strike
byCon Coughlin in Tel Aviv

This is the headline on CommonDream.Org

Click below for complete article:
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines07/0224-01.htm

CommonDreams.Org
NewsCenter

737 U.S. Military Bases = Global Empire

By Chalmers Johnson, Metropolitan Books. Posted February 19, 2007.

With more than 2,500,000 U.S. personnel serving across the planet and military bases spread across each continent, it’s time to face up to the fact that our American democracy has spawned a global empire.

Once upon a time, you could trace the spread of imperialism by counting up colonies. America’s version of the colony is the military base; and by following the changing politics of global basing, one can learn much about our ever more all-encompassing imperial “footprint” and the militarism that grows with it.
Click here to go to complete article: http://www.alternet.org/story/47998/

The following is excerpted from Chalmers Johnson’s new book, “Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic” (Metropolitan Books).

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