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September 6, 2013

FERGUSON: Retire the world police force

Americans usually don’t think much about what goes on in the rest of the world unless either something really extreme happens (like a tidal wave clobbering a nuclear power plant) or we are blowing stuff up somewhere. And so it happens that we have been paying attention to what’s been going on in Syria for the last few weeks because our president has promised to blow some stuff up over there as punishment for the Syrian government using chemical weapons against its own people.

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