Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Empire! Iran! Rising Gas Prices! Rampant Oil Speculation! WAR!

"You remember that old song? Bomb, bomb, bomb, Bomb Iran..." - Republican Senator John McCain.
What's the point of having a Standing Army if you're not gonna use it!

The War Machine is rumbling. The Military-Media-Industrial-Congressional Complex grew accustommed to the massive theft of wealth during the Bush Presidency. With President Obama ending the Iraq War and pledging to end the Afghanistan War the Warmongers are chomping at the bit for another War.

The Libyan Intervention was the Way the American People want US Military power utilized. A coalition, no American deaths, an realizable goal, removal of the dictator, short time span.

But, the chicken hawk Neo-Cons and Right-Wing Warmongers want full involvement in foreign entanglements because Wars are how they maintain power and engorge themselves on the Federal Budget.

If you'd like to know where the new deficit, which sooooo worries Republicons, came from, look to the Middle East. Bush's Robin Hood in reverse gift to his Base accounts for a portion of the problem but the Deficit was born in the DoD, raised and grown in Afghanistan, Iraq, HOA, and the satelittles of the American Empire. Over the last 11 years there's 11 Trillion Dollars lost to the coffers of the Warmongers.

What the American people are experincing is Empire destroys people. Not just abroad but at home. The Western Romans learned this in the 400's CE and the British learned this lesson in the late 19th century. We can't have a social safety net and a world-spanning Empire.

But, the small cadre of Elitiest bastards who profit off of warfare don't care what the ramifications are for the country and hundreds of millions of Americans because the privations and the horror of war never, ever touch them.
Mitt Romney - “We should not cut any funding from our base Department of Defense budget. That should not occur. And I would apply the $600 billion [in cuts] that were anticipated being imposed upon the military, I would take those and apply them to other parts of the federal budget. One of them, of course, would be to take something like Medicaid, which is our health care program for the poor.”
Vulture Mitt makes money off of sending your children to war and then denying you healthcare. Remember Mitt Romney's sons are too important to fight and face death in War they are helping Mitt become President.

But, they constantly have to sell war to the people. So, Iran is constantly a year away from the Bomb. And we have a terrorist appeaser, crypto-muslim in the White House.

President Obama isn't going to give the War Machine the war it wants with Iran. So, he must go.

But, with the economy improving and the smears of Right-Wing bigots unable to sway voters how to accomplish this? Simple ramp up the War talk on every Right-Wing Propaganda network and let Oil speculators bring down the economy with their gambling. And bam either another pliant Right-Wing rube or a vicious Vulture Capitalist will be ensconced in the Presidency and the Crusade shall continue!


Sarge said...

I don't know. After getting burnt so bad with Iraq we as a people may be loathe to send our kids off
to the sandbox again. And, there IS
an election coming...


the yellow fringe said...

The enabler here is Israel. If they can get it started then we are probably going to get drug in either to protect them or to revenge some strike on our navy in the area and/or to keep the tankers path in the straight open, which by the way benefits China Japan and India many times more than us, only 12% of our oil comes through there. The hawks in washington, in the defense industry, and in the religious (bring on the final battle) reichwing are all egging on Israel.

Keep your gas tank topped off, when the shit hits the fan the gas stations will gouge a couple extra dollars the first few days.

Grung_e_Gene said...

Sarge and the yellow fringe,

I think Y-Fringe is correct, if Israel goes for it at American Warmonger urging, a large number of Warmongers in Congress, in the Media, and across the blog-o-sphere will be beating the drum of War! War! War!

And with our fleet always in the Strait of Hormuz or nearby all it would take to pull us into this would be a few ASMs.

Truth 101 said...

I'm with Sarge. The cheering idiots at the republican debate last night aren't representative of the majority of Americans who learned from the debacles in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Grung_e_Gene said...

Well, there goes Rudy Ghouliani, "We need a president who can say the words ‘bomb them’ and actually can do it if he has to protect us from Iran becoming a nuclear power.”

Truth and Sarge I know you are right. I know you know war is a crime and I know those who frequent your blogs know the Truth as well, but the chicken hawks and warmongers run the Republicans. They want war.

They always want war. It makes them rich.