Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Are We Sovereign Citizens, or Subjects of National Security Sith Lords?

What kind of government do we have: feudal, or democratic republic? Are we sovereign citizens, or the chattel of our National Security Lords?

Ken Silverstein notes this about the people now staffing Obama's administration:

These are standard members of the permanent government. They work for the government, revolve out to the private sector when their party loses office, and revolve back in when their side wins again. Business consultancies like Albright’s and Stonebridge are pretty much indistinguishable from similar companies run by Republican foreign policy gurus (such as Al Haig and Brent Scowcroft). The people who operate them aren’t technically lobbyists, but they end up being strong advocates for the countries where they do business.

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