GORBACHEV: WORLD ‘ON THE BRINK OF A NEW COLD WAR’

GORBACHEV: WORLD ‘ON THE BRINK OF A NEW COLD WAR’ – http://huff.to/1qvLISS

Well that would actually be a sign of improvement if that were true.

The US has taken the place of the old USSR as the global threat, taking the position that every government in the world must align with the US, even against the interests of their own people, or be overthrown.

I would love to see it stall into a cold war, it would mean somebody was fighting back.

The supreme arrogance of a country taking the position that the entire earth is it’s dominion…

The tools are similar to the old USSR too, democracy has been subverted and almost nobody outside a certain clique is allowed to be elected for either party.   There is a propaganda machine that Goebbels would envy promoting endless warfare and an atmosphere of paranoia to justify it, although in most years more people in the US are killed by falling televisions than terrorism, and the bulk of surveillance is now against US citizens that are not accused of any crime and who should not be a security concern for an honest government.

The US would do well to remember the fate of the old USSR. 

A country sustained primarily by fiction will eventually implode over the lies it tells to itself.  E.g. propaganda alone cannot make fallacious economics work, whether Stalinist or “supply side” voodoo economics.

Eventually, even with Stalinist control, people figure out the lies.  Eventually, the world turns against you and provides a united front, because they have no other choice.  And then when a country sustained by fiction implodes, there is a lack of interest in helping it get back on its’ feet.

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