|<Long term US policy is an extension of what the US economy needs>|
FWIW, been an advocate of The Economic Interpretation Of History, since reading excerpts from the work of Charles Beard when I was an undergraduate in the 60s. Active reading, in decades since only strengthened a knowledge base supporting that historical school of thought. Of course...))
<The Way Back Machine> shows how far into the primordial mists, even of pre-history, that reality extends.
Have to log off for awhile.