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Robert Bird: Of Wars and Conservatives

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com by Robert Bird, 2008 US Senate nominee of the Alaskan Independence Party:

“My country, wrong or right” is an old folk-slogan meant to demonstrate the importance of patriotism in war, but any person with a brain understands that such a mouthing has only limited virtue. It is time that conservatives wake up to the reality that our nation will rank in history as one of the world’s biggest outlaws and bullies, and demand that this business of endless war is not suited to us.… Read more ...

Robert Bird: ‘Becoming what we hate’

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com by Robert Bird, 2008 US Senate nominee of the Alaskan Independence Party:

I have a Leftist friend who for years denounced “corporatism” and the Republican Party. He hated our undeclared wars, called American overseas adventures “imperialism” and the corporatist profits that were being reaped in the wake of Endless Wars that were contrived as necessary for the Gullible Right … which continues to cry for more government within its own sphere.… Read more ...