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No insanity , a method

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Feb 14, 2013 at 03:21

EthanP wrote:

> Isn't a form of insanity pursuing the same goals over and over, failing time and again, yet expecting that sooner or later it will work.<

No, it isn't and what is more it works excellently if only you look at it from the point of view of those who profit from it rather than those who pay for it. And who are they unless the Military Industrial (and Congressional) Complex ? For them war and chaos are just opportunities to sell more weapons,have more contracts, more "jobs", maximize their profits. And when it backfires, it is not so bad either. It creates demand for more defense spending and is good for their profits.

As far as I know nobody responsible for this self-defeating policy has ever been punished.

By the way, calling these ruthless and lying profiteers "innocents abroad" is an insult to Mark Twain's "Innocents".

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