The truth is that neither British nor American imperialism was or is idealistic. It has always been driven by economic or strategic interests.
Government is inherently incompetent, and no matter what task it is assigned, it will do it in the most expensive and inefficient way possible.
If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.
We... are not really free if we can't control our own government and its policies. And we will never do that if we remain ignorant.
Congress seems to want to cure every ill known to man except unconstitutional government and high taxes.