U.S. Empire Means We Are Ruled by Foreigners

White House spokesman tells reporters we will be ruled by foreigners when it comes to our troop commitments to Afghanistan. CNS News posted two stories about Afghanistan yesterday, both well worth reading: “Gen. Campbell: Afghans Are Fleeing Their Country, But They Want U.S. Military to Stay,” and “WH: On Afghanistan, Obama Will ‘Take Input’ From Diplomats, NATO Allies, Not Just Military Commander Who’s There.” The first headline is pretty self-explanatory. While the “top U.S. commander Read more […]

Rep. Walter Jones Explains Why It Is Wrong to Use Our Troops as World Police

I was amazed that the only reference in the press that I could find to this interview was in the Sacramento Bee where it quoted him on a minor matter without reporting his anti-empire presentation. Long-time readers of Political Outcast may remember that Jones was one of the Representatives in Congress who was singled out and demoted by John Boehner in his effort to marginalize Tea Party influence. As I wrote then, Boehner removed them from positions of influence: “Speaker John A. Boehner Read more […]