Sunday, March 20, 2011

Webster Tarpley Gets It Wrong!

A fantastic historian, with lots of inside information of the skullduggery that goes on in Washington and abroad, citing historical comparisons with ease and clarity, especially when it comes to Empires, the rise and fall thereof.

However, he's unfortunately too stuck in the old paradigm as regards rebuilding economies and investing in infrastructure projects, without taking into consideration any of the implications of peak oil and/or energy use. Here he makes the unforgivable gaffe of saying that Japan should invest in new nuclear reactors......a jaw-dropping suggestion which possibly only he could make and get away with, without being laughed off of the international stage. We'll forgive him, as he's spot on with so much else, but for good advice for what to do for the future, stick with the Archdruid:

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