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Originally posted by InSpiteOf
What you've outlined is true, but you've missed the most important point of economic imperalism. A Capitalist state will spend any ammount of public funds in order to secure private wealth
It may cost the public treasury hundreds of billions if not trillions of dollars to wage this war, but the benefits, the financial returns goes right into the pockets of private corporations and bankers. Its a complete upwards redistribution of wealth, one of the biggest rip offs since the Savings and Loan scandals of George Sr's day.