Thursday, June 17, 2010

U.S.S.A.

"It seems we’ve finally entered the Soviet era in America," says Tom Englehardt — Soviet America. "Looking back, the most distinctive feature of the last years of the Soviet Union may have been the way it continued to pour money into its military — and its military adventure in Afghanistan — when it was already going bankrupt and the society it had built was beginning to collapse around it. "

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Anonymous Abdul Alhazred said...

I'm currently re-reading Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, published way back in 1957.

The parallels with contemporary America are closer than ever -- it's truly scary.

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