1. “Top U.S. Government Officials Admit that Our Government Has Repeatedly Protected Drug Smugglers”
2. “The Authoritarian Mind
Yet another Afghan family (and a bakery in Pakistan) is extinguished by an airstrike: unleash the justifications
All of this is so widely tolerated, even cheered, among large factions of the American citizenry due to three premises:
(1) I have absolutely no idea who my government is continuously bombing to death by drone, but I assume they deserve it;
(2) when my government extinguishes the lives of entire families, including small children, as it often does, I know it’s all for a just and important cause even if I can’t identify it; and,
(3) we have to stop the Terrorists, because they keep killing innocent civilians.
That’s the Authoritarian Mind, and it appears everywhere the Imperial Mind does.”