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Doug Casey on Political Bombings

Doug Casey assesses the potential for escalating violence. From Casey at caseyresearch.com:

Justin’s note: Three weeks ago, someone sent pipe bombs to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, George Soros, and the offices of CNN.

Thankfully, no one was hurt. But that doesn’t make this story any less disturbing… especially since these attacks appear to be politically motivated.

Of course, this isn’t the first time this has happened. During the 1970s, hundreds of political bombings occurred. They were commonplace.

So, I recently called Doug Casey to find out if he sees any similarities between what’s happening now and what happened in the ‘70s…

Justin: Doug, do you see any parallels between what’s happening now and what happened in the ‘70s?

Doug: They’re similar in that the natives are restless. In the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, the Vietnam War was the centerpiece, and—in very general terms—the leftists, hippies, and blacks were arrayed against the establishment, the middle class, and the working class. This time is very different. The US is engaged in wars everywhere, but nobody cares. The leftists have completely won on the ideological level. And the leftists and blacks have been reinforced by massive numbers of Hispanics, migrants, and—counterintuitively—college graduates.

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