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Posted by5 months ago

Secret People: Erik Prince - The controversies behind the man who founded Blackwater

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The bizarre conclusion really came out of left field there. He's corrupt and incentivized to exercise his influence to increase global conflict, but thank goodness we have people like him around because the only alternative is nuclear annihilation? Seems like an extreme false dichotomy.

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Absolutely massive leap

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Op · 5 mo. ago

Don’t confuse choosing between a smaller evil as condoning it

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