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Symptoms of Senility: Borrowing from Peter to defend Paul (against Peter)

In Cold War (cont.), Empire, Neo-conservativism, Opinion on March 2, 2010 by Chris Fletcher Tagged: , , , ,

According to Pat Buchanan:

“Republicans will fight new taxes. Democrats will fight to save social programs. Which leaves the American empire as the logical lead cow for the butcher’s knife.

“Indeed, how do conservatives justify borrowing hundreds of billions yearly from Europe, Japan, and the Gulf states – to defend Europe, Japan, and the Arab Gulf states? Is it not absurd to borrow hundreds of billion annually from China – to defend Asia from China? Is it not a symptom of senility to borrow from all over the world in order to defend that world?”

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