Onward Christian soldiers or the Divided States of America
"In the wee small hours of November 3 2004, "a new country appeared
on the map of the modern world: the DSA, the Divided States of America." But is this really anything new?
In his novel "Sybal"or "The Two Nations" Benjaman Disraeli described the England of his day and said that it comprised not one but "two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other's habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets; who are formed by different breeding, are fed by a different food, are ordered by different manners, and are not governed by the same laws." Out of the divisions of Watergate and the Vietnam war the modern American Right Wing built it self up from the ashes of the Nixon downfall and the party has labored for the past 30 years to build a powerful and united party
with the help of of its very own homegrown American mullahs.
And of course, no one has been better at surfing this Republican wave than the Bush family.
And for the right wing the revolution has just started.
What If Bush Wins?
Sixteen writers ,right and left, predict the likely consequences of a second term for President Bush.
What is happening in America?
This recent article written by Eliot Weinberger originally appeared in Vorworts the magazine German Social Democratic Party. I believe Mr. Weinberger is this same author of the eloquent September 11th anniversary essay entitled New York: One Year After