Sheldon Richman on the War Party Scaring You Again

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They are doing it again, writes Sheldon Richman. "They" are the war-party politicians, Democrats and Republicans. "It" is scaring you into supporting another war in the Middle East. If in a republic the people are the ultimate check on government power, a gullible, easily frightened public is a disaster waiting to happen. Where is the derisive skepticism Americans are reputed to feel toward politicians?

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