The fundamental assumption that the United States retains the right and obligation to intervene in the Third World in any way it ultimately deems necessary, including military, remains an article of faith among the people who guide both political parties.
Despite the large number of mergers, and the growth in the absolute size of many corporations, the dominant tendency in the American economy at the beginning of [the 20th] century was toward growing competition. Competition was unacceptable…it was not the existence of monopoly that caused the federal government to intervene in the economy, but the lack of it.
Many in the American military have learned the fundamental dilemma of modern warfare: More money and better weapons don’t mean that you win.
The entire banking movement, at all crucial stages, was centralized in the hands of a few men who for years were linked, ideologically and personally, with one another.