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Empire and resistance:
Lessons from history

Daily Inter Lake [Kalispell MT], by Frank Miele

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Posted By:davesenior, 1/20/2013 8:21:41 PM

What do these all have in common: The Ottoman Empire, the Nazi Empire, the Soviet Empire and the New Islamic Caliphate?If you are a student of history, you will recognize that the first three of these expansionist empires have all been the underlying or overt cause of millions of deaths, and that they were central players in three world conflicts. The fourth empire, which is the only one still extant, cannot yet be measured in terms of the damage it will eventually do, but it is the largest in both geography and population and it is still growing.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 1/20/2013 8:50:24 PM     (No. 9128910)

Harry Truman knew what to do - and without apology.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/20/2013 9:17:11 PM     (No. 9128921)

Yes, #1. But Truman was an American who loved his country.
Today we have the very antithesis of Truman, and what´s worse - he´s an enabler of the Caliphate.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/20/2013 9:31:56 PM     (No. 9128933)

What the author fails to mention is the great influx of Islam in this country. If having a Mosque down the street from the ruins of the World Trade Center is not enough, they have infiltrated the highest levels of our government.

We are in for a very long hard fight, not only against the expansion of Islam but also, it appears, our very own government. These are frightening times.

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