Anti-Imperialism/Foreign Policy

A Million Lives Later, I Cannot Forgive What American Terrorism Did to My Country, Iraq

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2023

Society in every state is a blessing, but government even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one; for when we suffer, or are exposed to the same miseries by a government, which we might expect in a country without government, our calamity is heightened by reflecting that we furnish the means by which we suffer.
Thomas Paine, Common Sense [1776]


March 24, 2023

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