Blog Credo

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Monday, October 6, 2014

The Most Important Reading About ISIS

Once you understand that the killing is the point, they tend to make more "sense".

In fact, I've already compared ISIS to the Khmer Rouge - a group that emerged from the slaughter of Southeast Asia as a psychopathic scourge.  The years of oppression, slaughter and civil unrest have unmoored a certain group of people, such things always do.  This is yet another poisoned by-product of the Bush Doctrine of preemptive war and militarized regime change.

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