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Old 01-05-2012, 01:45 AM
Florian Florian is offline
 
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Default Re: Ask LBJ, To Rebut Paul

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Originally Posted by Sulla the Dictator View Post
That's incorrect on its face.
Would you care to explain? Or do you, like sugarkang, expect me to accept some Humpty-Dumpty definition of empire? As you well know words have a history, they are history in fact.

Americans, I am afraid, tend to confuse military hegemony (=the most powerful military and arsenal of weaponry ) with empire. They are not the same. No more than the comicbook superheroes of Hollywood (Batman, Terminator etc. etc) are true heroes.
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