The US government has repeatedly lied to the public in order to wage war abroad, and control other nations and their resources.
The recent 70th anniversary of the
liberation of Auschwitz was a reminder of the great crime of fascism,
whose Nazi iconography is embedded in our consciousness. Fascism is
preserved as history, as flickering footage of goose-stepping
blackshirts, their criminality terrible and clear. Yet in the same
liberal societies, whose war-making elites urge us never to forget, the
accelerating danger of a modern kind of fascism is suppressed; for it is
"To initiate a war of aggression...," said the Nuremberg Tribunal
judges in 1946, "is not only an international crime, it is the supreme
international crime, differing only from other war crimes in that it
contains within itself the accumulated evil of the whole."