Will we let the government and the media continue this farce? It's driving me crazy that so many are running around wringing their hands like this is a brand new threat or this is the cold war warmed up for old reasons. The same people that brought us Iraq are bringing us this dangerous drama. And they only had to deviate slightly from their old map on their road to empire.
These are the same SOBs who navigated us into Iraq, the deaths of over 4000 servicemen and hundreds of thousands of innocent Iraqis. Re-read their defining document Rebuilding America's Defenses, written in September of 2000, a full year before the 9/11 attacks, they acknowledged:
Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event - like a new Pearl Harbor. ... They named their targets and they have not changed, except that Iraq has already been conquered and ruined.
We have all watched these scumbags parade and pretend to be experts: Wolfowitz, Kristol, Kagan, Cheney, Bolton - the list goes on and on. They grin and preen and roll in their bloody defense money. If there was any justice, they would all be in prison. Instead the little self-congratulatory shits pontificate and pursue their original evil intents. Their original list included Syria, Iran, Turkey, and North Korea and part of their strategy was fighting multiple wars simultaneously. The premise actually dates back to 1992, when "the Wolfowitz Doctrine" was produced for Dick Cheney as Sec. of Defense. That's how old these dreams are.
And now they are doing the same thing with the Ukraine - stirring up fear - goading - leading US citizens to believe military intervention is necessary for the safety of the U.S.
"Though Im told the Ukraine crisis caught Obama and Putin by surprise, the neocon determination to drive a wedge between the two leaders has been apparent for months, especially after Putin brokered a deal to head off U.S. military strikes against Syria last summer and helped get Iran to negotiate concessions on its nuclear program, both moves upsetting the neocons who had favored heightened confrontations."
Obama knows what he was trying to accomplish by getting an agreement with Putin to help ease us into a peaceful existence with Iran rather than the war the Neocons want. I'd feel better about it if I had any confidence that Kerry was not aiding the neocons. He did vote to go to war in Iraq, and I don't see him supporting Obama here like he should.
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