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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

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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