He said, "The fulfillment of our Manifest Destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions." (Sullivan as qtd in Carnes and Garraty, 300)....
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Some render it, "I said in mine heart after the speech of the children of men" (r); speaking in their language, and representing the atheist and the epicure, as some think the wise man does in the following verses; though he rather speaks his own real sentiments concerning men, as they are in their present state, and as they will appear in the day of judgment; that God might manifest them; or "separate them" (s); as the chaff from the wheat, and as goats from the sheep; as will be done at the day of judgment, ; or "that they might clear God" (t); as they will, when he shall judge and condemn them; and that they might see that they themselves are beasts; as they are through the fall, and the corruption of nature, being born like the wild ass's colt, stupid, senseless, and without understanding of spiritual things; nay, more brutish than the beasts themselves, than the horse and the mule that have no understanding, ; "mulo inscitior", as is Plautus's (u) phrase; see , ; this is now made manifest to the people of God by the word and Spirit; is seen, known, and acknowledged by them, ; and the wicked themselves will see, know, and own what beasts they are and have been, at the day of judgment; how they have lived and died like beasts; how like brute beasts they have corrupted themselves in things they knew naturally; and that as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, spoke evil of things they understood not, and perished in their own corruption, Jde 1:10, ; and that they have been beasts to themselves, as Jarchi renders and interprets it; made beasts of themselves by their brutish gratifications; have been cruel to themselves, ruining and destroying their own souls; or among themselves, and to one another, "homo lupus homini"; hence wicked men are compared to lions, foxes, evening wolves, vipers, and the like.
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The Delaware tribe is of Algonquin origin, and they call themselves the Lenape. When Europeans arrived, they had been living on the North America’s east coast, occupying today’s New Jersey and vicinity, for thousands of years. They were considered the eldest of the region’s tribes and had great respect. Their first contact with Europeans was with the Italian explorer Verrazano, working on behalf of France in 1524. Verrazano tried kidnapping the friendly natives. Slave raids were about the only times that coastal natives saw white people for the next 80 years of European contact, which understandably made them a bit hostile toward the invaders. When Europe's invasion began in earnest, warfare and disease quickly decimated the Delaware, and they were forced to relocate about 20 times before ending up in today’s Oklahoma.
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Scholars who study the Balkans are wont to say, in jest, that it has “too much history.” With such a long and tumultuous history of bloodshed and invading armies, mass migrations, population displacements, religious and ethnic friction and the like, it is guaranteed that very few Americans have even a passing understanding of what the issues, tensions, and conflicts are there, yet we allowed our government to mount an immensely destructive invasion. To repair the war damage and recreate the Balkan stability that existed in 1980 earlier would likely cost about $100 billion in 2000 dollars, which was greater than the annual Gross Domestic Product of the former Yugoslavia. Immediately after the bombing stopped, Clinton informed the world that the USA's role in the region was bombing it to smithereens, not to help rebuild it.
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Events in Iraq were more of the same. In the opinion of Chomsky, Becker, Mukhtar, and others, America’s strangulation of Iraq is destroying a regional power so that no Middle East nation dares oppose America’s hegemony. What America was similar. The goal is eliminating regional power structures across the globe, recolonizing the planet, and turning it into our . As America eliminates regional powers such as Yugoslavia and Iraq, we eliminate any chance that those regions can resist our domination. Our genocidal policies towards Iraq are part of a long-term strategy by the USA and the UK to dismember Iraq, , and any other nation posing an obstacle to our global empire. The "dissident" analyses of Chomsky and others are not easily dismissed, but that kind of discussion . Cold War propaganda constantly focused on the evil "communist conspiracy" that would take over the world. Insert "capitalist" for "communist," and it described the real situation more accurately.