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Another Hypothesis, Caesar

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Submitted by LDC (United States), Feb 17, 2007 at 23:21

You write, "The sad truth is that a powerful elite whose only purpose is the undermining of the United States of America controls our universities, colleges, politicians, and media.'

Yes, and you also write, "The Internet is a powerful source of information."

The post-Cold War opportunity for expanding world influenced being grasped at by a militant faction of the one of the world's long-standing, major religions just happens to coincide with a medium of communication with range and power that could never have been imagined by those who tried to warn the world against the Nazi threat in the 1930's.

You're reading this (I hope) and we're both watching Dr. Pipes being heckled by thugs at one of the People's Universities of the Peoples' Republic of California on the www., We,strangers, who will never meet, understand what's happening, clearer every day. Wisdom , outside of the hard sciences, has never come from academia, seldom from our politicians (except those, like FDR, who recognized the dangers long before Congress or the general population) nor from the mainstream media, who like academia must also publish or perish. All are necessary to our democracy--none the primary guarantor of same. There is only a United States of America today because a cadre of roughly 8,000 hard men joined and never deserted from the Continental Army for 8, long, bitter years, while their Congressmen (all men then) ran from Philadelphia and failed to pay them.

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