Global communications and transportation have rendered the concepts of 20th century isolationism obsolete. The domestic interests of the United States are directly linked to world events and international trade. For the United States to prosper we must maintain a proactive posture and pursue our goals of blowing the ever-living shit out of countries with something we want and a smaller GDP than us.
To simplify, the United States foreign policy is to kick ass, take names, and expand the sphere of US influence to secure economic and energy interests abroad. If freedom can somehow enter into it then, hey, bonus!
‘Toad coin?’ wondered the traveler as he examined the pebble. It did not look all that different from any other pebble, and certainly nothing like a coin. ‘What manner of coin has no head or tail, and bears no seal or flag? Who backs this toad coin, the toad bank? The toad treasury!?’ The traveler laughed, but the toads croaked sternly back at him.
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