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From Global Cop to Global Problem Solver: Changing Course for America

Posted at dKos: Sun Sep 04, 2005 at 05:18:37 PM EDT

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States has operated as Global Cop. I believe that this is a noble job for a country to take on, and had we pursued it in ernest, it might have been a good path for the United States to take.

Unfortunately, the old addage: Absolute power corrupts absolutely, also applies to the United States, and our global police efforts have been more concerned with self interest than the interests of the people we, as Global Cop are protecting and serving.

Think about it… What is worse than a dirty cop? A cop who looks to pad his pockets at the expense of the people he serves is one of the most lowly characters in the realm of story telling. That is who we are today.

Trusting a Complete Stranger

“Don’t talk to Strangers.”

Mom & Dad

The dark car rolls up and the window slides down…

“Hey kid! Want some candy.” You like puppies, right?”

“All I need is your name, address, phone number and you’ll need to initial… right here, and sign here…Aah, don’t bother reading it, I’m a good guy. Trust me.”

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