(from the BC thread "The end")
We have the answer today on the planned Europeanization and deconstruction of the US Armed Forces.
Obama says he will end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
My concern is not with the policy but with the intention behind it.
In other news:
1) Iconic Hummer brand sold to Chinese manufacturer.
2) Polish President ratifies EU reform treaty.
The last time that I am aware of in history that a great and powerful civilization choose to adopt pacifism and abandon productivity in the face of outside pressure was the Khmer who collapsed before the Thai and Viet invasions after converting to Theravedra Buddhism. Will people look at our ruins in 800 years and wonder, "How could they?"