[5-Dec-11] Bruce Fein 2 ‘American Empire Before The Fall’ [InfoWars]

Description: Constitutional Scholar Bruce Fein: ‘Empires are not very smart!’ On the Monday, December 5 edition of the Alex Jones Show, Alex talks with Bruce Fein about the Ron Paul campaign. Mr. Fein specializes in in constitutional and international law. He served as an associate deputy attorney general from 1981 to 1982 under Reagan and as general counsel to the Federal Communications Commission. Fein is the author of Constitutional Peril: The Life and Death Struggle for Our Constitution and Democracy. www.americanfreedomagenda.org www.infowars.com www.prisonplanet.tv The United States was born as a Republic. The individual was the center of society and rule of law was King. Neutrality and non-entanglements were the North Stars of foreign policy. Preemptive wars were feared as precursors to executive tyranny. The Republic would not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. Transparency was the rule and secrecy the rare exception. And the thrill of self-government was the utmost good. Since the emergence of Manifest Destiny and the Mexican-American War, the United States has progressively degenerated into an arrogant, swaggering Empire featuring hundreds of military bases abroad with defense commitments to foreigners. The degeneration was accelerated by the disintegration of the Soviet Union and 9/11. Bush, Cheney, and Obama are a philosophical triumvirate in national security matters. The Empire is earmarked by perpetual and global warfare unilaterally initiated by the President

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