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December 09, 2012
I heartily accept your characterizations of FDR lying us into Pearl Harbor, WWII and the empire stance the US has had vis-a-vis the world since then. I do have a problem, however, with your chagrin. Okay, so he was a trickster, and not only that, he was a gigantic one. That is a reaffirmation of the North American spirit, not a deviation.
In the Southwest before Columbus, the Coyote was a trickster god capable of intimate things like sleeping with another man’s wife. He was also capable of more mid-range action like fornication from afar with maidens on the other side of a river by means of a crazily extended penis. But, more to the point, he could reconstitute the cosmos as well.
I give kudos to FDR, of Long Island, the mid-Hudson River and New York City, for being able to tap into the coyote-trickster energy that I believe underlies our part of North America.
You may want to consider Israel’s evident effort to eliminate Gaza. The reason possibly being the natural gas reserves due west of Gaza. They CANNOT let Palestine become a country [due] to their potential international rights offshore …. There are 30 [trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves] already defined in this East Mediterranean basin.
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