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THE DIRTIEST OF DIRTY WARS
Just for a moment, let's stop the beating of the war drum and take a look at the facts. Iraq hasn't done anything to anyone that justifies Bush's desired invasion. Even the US Government has now admitted it had no basis for the claim that Iraq had any connection with 9-11. Why then the constant attempt to subvert anger and indignation for 9-11 towards a war in Iraq, especially when evidence does exist (classified by the US Government) that points in another direction? There is no proof that Iraq has any weapons of mass destruction. The ones the US gave Saddam to use on Iran are gone. There is no proof that Iraq would actually use weapons of mass destruction in a non-defensive role even if they exist, with both the US and Israel major nuclear powers, and the US historically proven as willing to use nuclear weapons of mass destruction on civilian populations. Is defiance of the UN alone justification for invasion? If so, then why not invade Israel, which has defined far more UN resolutions than Iraq ever has, and invaded far more of its neighbors than Iraq ever has while concealing its own arsenal of weapons of mass destruction. Why is there no demand for the UN inspectors to examine the arsenals of all aggressor nations equally?
The reason is simple. Weapons inspections are just an excuse, a pretext, for an invasion. The reality is that decades of bad economic policy have placed the US Government on the edge of bankruptcy. The interest on the Federal Debt now exceeds the total income tax paid by every American tax payer. The balance deficit stands at record highs. Taken together, these truths must eventually drive the value of the dollar down. When that happens, that portion of the government debt held by foreign interests will explode as the exchange rates shift. Where today the US Government owes a million, tomorrow it will be three million, or five, or worse. Barely able to meet the interest payments now, and with a finite upper limit on tax revenues from a population already forced to accept lower paying jobs with each passing week, the US Government will default on its loans.
Rather than admit moral and financial bankruptcy and follow the USSR into history, the US Government has decided upon a desperate strategy to save itself. By conquering what remains of the world's oil, the US Government hopes to erase the trade deficit problem by turning oil from an import to an export product, and by virtue of having its hand on the pipeline valves, coercing holders of the foreign debt into being a little less demanding of payment. That is the real goal, a desperate one, and the fact that the DC boys see this as the last hope to prolong their rule is why Bush is going to go ahead with the invasion of Iraq even though the rest of the world, the US Congress, and the American people, recognize that Iraq has committed no overt act of aggression against us. Once the war in Iraq is underway, it will spread to all other nations under which lies vast oil resources, including Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Behind the constant media propaganda lies a simple and stark truth: This coming war in the Mideast is the worst form of war there is, a war for profit, a war to steal the wealth of another nation and place it into the hands of the wealthy and powerful in the United States, a war that trades blood for dollars. And We The People, who will pay for this war with our taxes and our children's blood, will have to look at ourselves in the mirror every morning, and wonder why we did not stop this atrocity when we had the chance..