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CONNECTING THE DOTS: FROM JERUSALEM TO FORT BENNING

by Ted Schmidt
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Only connect. Connect the past with the present; connect the visible and the hidden. Connect the dots and find the pattern in the carpet.
E.M.Forster

In the fabric of human societies, certain concepts present profit as the chief spur to economic progress, free competition as the guiding norm of economics, and private ownership of the means of production as an absolute right, having no limits nor concomitant social obligations.
Populorum Progressio # 26

"Americans can now read for themselves some of the noxious lessons the United States Army taught to thousands of Latin American military and police officers at the School of Americas during the 1980s. A training manual recently released by the pentagon recommended interrogation techniques like torture, execution, blackmail . . ."
New York Times editorial Sept. 26,1996...

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