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Top Ten Ways You Can Tell Which Side the United States Government Is on With Regard to the Military Coup in Honduras


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Top Ten Ways You Can Tell Which Side the United States Government Is on With Regard to the Military Coup in Honduras

Mark Weisbrot

At dawn on June 28, the Honduran military abducted President Manuel Zelaya at gunpoint and flew him out of the country. Conflicting and ambiguous statements from the Obama administration left many confused about whether it opposed this coup or was really trying to help it succeed. Here are the top ten indicators (with apologies to David Letterman):


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It looks like the U.S. Empire is so entrenched that even leaders who get elected promising change, can't actually do anything to halt the M.I.C.C. my acronym for the Military, Industrial, Corporation Complex. It's like a lot of jobs once you get it: "Just Do As You're Told."