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Originally posted by soficrow
reply to post by kwakakev
' Our governments are pretty much damned-if-they-do and damned-if-they-don't - your classic lose-lose situation.
Increasingly, the rest of the world views America as the single source of its financial and political woes. While the superpower massacres Muslims in the Middle East and Central Asia, people in the rest of the world have learned from WikiLeaks that the U.S. government manipulates, bribes, threatens, and deceives other governments in order to have those governments serve the U.S. government’s interest at the expense of the interests of their own peoples.
The American Empire is on the rocks, despite its vast arsenal of nuclear weapons and its control over the foreign and domestic policies of its subservient puppet states in Western and Eastern Europe, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, parts of Africa, the Middle East, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, the Baltic states, Georgia, Kosovo, Mexico, Central America, Columbia, and, no doubt, others.
A country that is the font of war and oppression, whose dominance rests on the weak reed of puppet states, and whose economy is collapsing will not long remain dominant.
"Spinning Unemployment Figures in a Collapsing Empire"
By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts.....Global Research, January 10, 2011
Morton's Fork is a logical dilemma in which people are faced with two equally bad options.