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If a War Tax is instituted, so that people are more cognizant of the costs of war, as the guest suggested, then the people should be given the right to directly vote on whether we go to war... in every case. Congress is inherently not a reliable proxy, given the political and financial influence of the defense and munitions industries, and the energy interests. This is not to suggest that all wars are engaged by the U.S. for purely economic reasons, but many are, and the Middle East is certainly no exception, given the oil situation.
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