This is a great article from a former US senator. He sounds like he knows exactly how it will go down. Seems very plausible to me. I havent watched
the video yet but loved the first line of the article!!!! So sad, so true
Anyhow before you give any views on the subject PLEASE just read the article its pretty hard to disagree
From the article:The US is like a drunkard who charges to war with anyone who might pose a threat, ex-Senator and former US presidential candidate
Mike Gravel says.
“I like the US. But at the same time I think my country is an imperial country that is going downhill, and our leadership does not even
acknowledge the problem,” confesses Gravel.
“Phony triumphalism has turned into a device to make Americans live in fear of a terrorist attack, yet you are a thousand times more likely to catch
cancer than ever be hurt by that,” he points out.
“All I can say about what the US is doing – it‘s immoral,” Gravel says, explaining that “as a result of 9/11, we have altered our moral
compass. And people began to get used to brutalizing each other.”
“We Americans used to think ‘oh, what happened in Germany could never happen with us!’ Well, it is happening with us. And it is happening to the
detriment of our global position.”
“In Afghanistan, in Iraq and in Vietnam at the era, all American soldiers died in vain,” Gravel claims, recalling the millions of war victims in
Vietnam, which is now developing along its own path, regardless.
New American policies enable US military or security officials to take a decision and dispatch a drone to kill a suspect without trial – together
with all civilians who happen to be close to the target, Gravel says.
“The morality of that is removing responsibility – those who drop
edit on 22-11-2011 by AllUrChips because: (no reason given)