War corrupts. Endless
war corrupts absolutely.
Ever since 9/11, America
has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never
promising peace. In Pay Any
Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden
costs of that war: from squandered and stolen dollars, to outrageous abuses of
power, to wars on normalcy, decency, and truth. In the name of fighting
terrorism, our government has done things every bit as shameful as its historic
wartime abuses—and, until this book, has worked very hard to cover them
Lincoln suspended habeas
corpus. FDR authorized the internment of thousands of Japanese Americans.
Presidents Bush and Obama now must face their own reckoning. Power corrupts,
but it is endless war that corrupts absolutely. Download and start listening now!