Sunday, November 25, 2007

Today the latest on what we will be facing around the world virtually alone as Bush takes total control or us to fight his wars!

Bush will take on the entire world for God!

First I have to say I am peeved because this timely writers strike is just too coincidental. I was just listening to all the Democrats saying they would not cross the line and talk Politics. It really bothers me because with Bush having passed a law to go after those that hamper his war mongering and finding out that the Treason of Plamegate came right from Bush, now is the friggen time to speak up!
Now, Yesterday we discussed the worlds leaders abandoning us as Bush continues to clamp down on those that disagree with his warmongering! Today the latest on what we will be facing around the world virtually alone! I was perusing the news around the world this morning so I could relate the latest in what is happening around the world in this Bush created unstoppable world Break down! we are increasingly alone with Israel and it only pleases Bush more as he thinks he is doing Gods work and this will only gain him favor.

Anyway yesterday at the end of the day I said I hate to tell everyone but we already have a dictatorship, it is already here. Bush like everything else he is doing underhandedly is merely trying to invoke the word Democracy to hide his true meaning and mask what he is really doing which is to have total control while he works for God and prepares this hell on earth he is creating for him right here.

I have to laugh! A return to the cold war is always discussed but There was a quick return to the cold war long ago. It has just become noticed because the world is sick of Bush's warmongering and openly ramping up to fight him. I have to laugh! The MDS (missile defense system) may or may not work but as I have said numerous times, It has already worked for Bush and provided the impetus for the world to gather together so he can fight them and get the excuse to stay in power to fight for the hell on earth he is creating for God. Yes not only is Russia and China along with the 135 non aligned Nations and most of the world openly helping Iran obtain their nuclear ambitions but they are supplying them the hardware to defend themselves often times with the manpower to man the complicated military equipment. It was at least 6 months ago now but Putin for one has given the Russian paramilitary orders to defend their Iranian interests against us if or should I say when Bush attacks. As I wrote, as the world abandons us Bush is daily tightening the noose around us as you know to enable him to take total control and prosecute his Forever War with only Israel if he has to. He will not stop!
The latest developments in Bush's failure in the middle east that will give him the excuse to ramp up his World War three! They are many. Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will try to return to Pakistan on Sunday, his second attempt since September. Sharif, leader of the opposition party Pakistan Muslim League, has been in exile in Saudi Arabia. He was convicted of tax evasion and treason after being ousted but was released in 2000 in exchange for agreeing to 10 years of exile in Saudi Arabia. Was it a fabricated charge?
Sharif retained his Pakistani citizenship but has not been allowed to travel to Pakistan or directly take part in Pakistani politics. His return comes a month after his predecessor and another opposition leader Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan, herself from exile. The developments came amid a state of emergency declared on November 3 by Musharraf, whose office at army headquarters where he serves as military chief is in Rawalpindi. He has called the measure necessary to counter rising tensions and terrorism. His opponents, however, say he used the measure to suspend the constitution, fire the country's Supreme Court justices and solidify power. Sharif just arrived lets see what happens

I have to laugh! This all sounds like a Bush style set up to steal power. Isn't it too much to be coincidence that Musharraf allowed Bhutto home then put her under house arrest where he could control her? Now he has allowed Sharif back and I expect the same thing. He arrest Bhutto supporters and he is now arresting Sharif supporters but I fully expect this to erupt to where Bush has the excuse to intervene and look forced to do so though support for and interference by Bush is the reason for this break down too.

In the middle east his breakdown progresses and despite everything because of his interference will only get mush worse until it to blows wide open. BEIRUT, Lebanon (CNN) -- Just hours before President Emile Lahoud was scheduled to leave office, an opposition boycott has kept Lebanon's parliament from choosing his successor.
The Syrian- and Iranian-backed opposition has suggested it might form a rival government against that backed by Western interests. Failure to settle on a candidate could lead to a power vacuum -- or worse. The army and other security forces were on full alert as the nation braced itself for possible violence. There will be no peace here as In the past two years, four members of the Lebanese parliament have been assassinated. Iran and Syria will see to it that there is no peace unless it is on there terms. Political deadlock in Lebanon.

Anyway knowing One of Lahoud's last acts as president was to order the army to maintain security. "There are conditions and risks on the ground that could lead to a state of emergency over all Lebanese territory as of the 24th of November 2007," said presidential spokesman Rafiq Shalala. "Therefore, the president has entrusted the Lebanese army with security." He said Lahoud is not declaring a state of emergency but calling on the army to maintain order.
Lahoud's decision to hand security to the military leaves in place, for the time being, the government of Western-backed Prime Minister Faoud Sinioria. The outgoing president took a swipe at that government, saying it is "illegitimate and unconstitutional -- and they know it. Even if Bush, America and the entire world said that it is a legitimate government, it is still illegitimate, and they know it. Lebanon President steps down leaves army in charge
Isn't that martial order leaving no President and telling the Army to maintain security.? I have to agree with Lahoud and Iran and Syria will ensure that Bush's interference fails here too.
Bush has left virtually no middle east country unscathed and despite the upcoming conference the entire middle east will fail. President Bush, who has avoided playing much of a role in the Middle East peace process, is now gambling that the time is right for progress in the troubled region. But the risks are high, and the odds for success seem long. The planned three-day conference in Annapolis, Md., and Washington this week comes with just 14 months left in Bush's term and his legacy tarnished by the war in Iraq.

Pushing for an Israeli-Palestinian peace has preoccupied more than one U.S. president. President Clinton made it a top agenda item in the closing days of his presidency. But with the notable exception of President Carter, whose Camp David sessions in 1978 led to a peace treaty the following year between Israel and Egypt, presidential Mideast peacemaking has fizzled.
The stakes for the session increased Friday when Saudi Arabia and other Arab states agreed to attend the conference. Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinians had already accepted the U.S. invitations. The stakes are high but read it this will fail too
Thanks to Bush and his interference in the middle east this will fail like everything he touches and the entire middle east will breakdown into chaos. When it does the rest of the world will get involved and Bush's world war three will get underway and all our concern will not stop the world breakdown Bush started.

James Joiner
Gardner Ma


Larry said...

Consider this Jim:

The Archbishop of Canterbury has launched a stinging attack on America, comparing it unfavourably with the British Empire at its peak.

Dr Rowan Williams condemned America for moving on from Iraq and leaving others to "put it back together".

In an interview with Muslim lifestyle magazine Emel, reported in The Sunday Times, the head of the Church of England said America's attempts to accumulate influence and control around the world were "not working".

America in Iraq had tried a "short burst of violent action" in an attempt to "clear the decks", he said.

He told Emel magazine: "It is one thing to take over a territory and then pour energy and resources in to administering it and normalising it.

"Rightly or wrongly, that's what the British Empire did - in India, for example.

"It is another thing to go in on the assumption that a quick burst of violent action will somehow clear the decks and that you can move on and other people will put it back together - Iraq, for example."

Of Britain's presence in Iraq, he said: "A lot of the pressure around the invasion of Iraq was 'We've got to do something! Then we'll feel better.' That's very dangerous."

He said the modern Western definition of humanity is "clearly not working very well" and said there is something about Western modernity "which really does eat away at the soul".

Larry said...

Can't argue with this:

By Chris Hedges

This column was originally published by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

All great empires and nations decay from within. By the time they hobble off the world stage, overrun by the hordes at the gates or vanishing quietly into the pages of history books, what made them successful and powerful no longer has relevance. This rot takes place over decades, as with the Soviet Union, or, even longer, as with the Roman, Ottoman or Austro-Hungarian empires. It is often imperceptible.

Dying empires cling until the very end to the outward trappings of power. They mask their weakness behind a costly and technologically advanced military. They pursue increasingly unrealistic imperial ambitions. They stifle dissent with efficient and often ruthless mechanisms of control. They lose the capacity for empathy, which allows them to see themselves through the eyes of others, to create a world of accommodation rather than strife. The creeds and noble ideals of the nation become empty cliches, used to justify acts of greater plunder, corruption and violence. By the end, there is only a raw lust for power and few willing to confront it.

The most damning indicators of national decline are upon us. We have watched an oligarchy rise to take economic and political power. The top 1 percent of the population has amassed more wealth than the bottom 90 percent combined, creating economic disparities unseen since the Depression. If Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes president, we will see the presidency controlled by two families for the last 24 years.

Massive debt, much of it in the hands of the Chinese, keeps piling up as we fund absurd imperial projects and useless foreign wars. Democratic freedoms are diminished in the name of national security. And the erosion of basic services, from education to health care to public housing, has left tens of millions of citizens in despair. The displacement of genuine debate and civil and political discourse with the noise and glitter of public spectacle and entertainment has left us ignorant of the outside world, and blind to how it perceives us. We are fed trivia and celebrity gossip in place of news.

An increasing number of voices, especially within the military, are speaking to this stark deterioration. They describe a political class that no longer knows how to separate personal gain from the common good, a class driving the nation into the ground.

“There has been a glaring and unfortunate display of incompetent strategic leadership within our national leaders,” retired Lt. Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez, the former commander of forces in Iraq, recently told the New York Times, adding that civilian officials have been “derelict in their duties” and guilty of a “lust for power.”

The American working class, once the most prosperous on Earth, has been politically disempowered, impoverished and abandoned. Manufacturing jobs have been shipped overseas. State and federal assistance programs have been slashed. The corporations, those that orchestrated the flight of jobs and the abolishment of workers’ rights, control every federal agency in Washington, including the Department of Labor. They have dismantled the regulations that had made the country’s managed capitalism a success for ordinary men and women. The Democratic and Republican Parties now take corporate money and do the bidding of corporate interests.

Philadelphia is a textbook example. The city has seen a precipitous decline in manufacturing jobs, jobs that allowed households to live comfortably on one salary. The city had 35 percent of its workforce employed in the manufacturing sector in 1950, perhaps the zenith of the American empire. Thirty years later, this had fallen to 20 percent. Today it is 8.8 percent. Commensurate jobs, jobs that offer benefits, health care and most important enough money to provide hope for the future, no longer exist. The former manufacturing centers from Flint, Mich., to Youngstown, Ohio, are open sores, testaments to a growing internal collapse.

The United States has gone from being the world’s largest creditor to its largest debtor. As of September 2006, the country was, for the first time in a century, paying out more than it received in investments. Trillions of dollars go into defense while the nation’s infrastructure, from levees in New Orleans to highway bridges in Minnesota, collapses. We spend almost as much on military power as the rest of the world combined, while Social Security and Medicare entitlements are jeopardized because of huge deficits. Money is available for war, but not for the simple necessities of daily life.

Nothing makes these diseased priorities more starkly clear than what the White House did last week. On the same day, Tuesday, President Bush vetoed a domestic spending bill for education, job training and health programs, yet signed another bill giving the Pentagon about $471 billion for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1. All this in the shadow of a Joint Economic Committee report suggesting that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been twice as expensive than previously imagined, almost $1.5 trillion.

The decision to measure the strength of the state in military terms is fatal. It leads to a growing cynicism among a disenchanted citizenry and a Hobbesian ethic of individual gain at the expense of everyone else. Few want to fight and die for a Halliburton or an Exxon. This is why we do not have a draft. It is why taxes have not been raised and we borrow to fund the war. It is why the state has organized, and spends billions to maintain, a mercenary army in Iraq. We leave the fighting and dying mostly to our poor and hired killers. No nationwide sacrifices are required. We will worry about it later.

It all amounts to a tacit complicity on the part of a passive population. This permits the oligarchy to squander capital and lives. It creates a world where we speak exclusively in the language of violence. It has plunged us into an endless cycle of war and conflict that is draining away the vitality, resources and promise of the nation.

It signals the twilight of our empire.

an average patriot said...

And we know how things turned out for the British Empire. That is an apt criticism of Bush. Remeber why we turned on Britain in the first place.
No, it had nothing to do with taxation or wanting our soveriegnty.
Most do not know it but remember we were founded by Puritans and those Religious freaks looking for Religious freedom. Remember we were founded to be a home away from home for God when he came.
Anyway we wanted to get out from under the "Godless" heathens and France could not help us unless we declared our soveriegnty. The rest as they say is history!

an average patriot said...

After years of trying to warn peope, believe it or not I saw our demise in 1970, I can only laugh at all of this as I try to stop it.
People in large just do not get it though and stupidly think America is indestructable. Wrong! As you know I have said numerous times as a natural step in the
cycle of our societies life we were going the way of the Roman and all other Empires. Bush has sped it up though precipitously.
Bankruptcy is supposed to be what brings down the west and it may if the myriad of other influences Bush set in motion does not get us first.
Believe me 1. 5 trillion is still a gross underestimate. When all that is hidden comes out double that will be a gross underestimate.
I have heard estimates of $8 trillion when you add in all extraneous costs but knowing these wars are just beginning thanks to the chief idiot I only see another Soviet Union (bankruptcy)