Immoral Acts Made Just
by Simon Black: US
Justice Department Logic: Bernanke Is a Domestic Terrorist
Have you ever
seen the devastation from a BGM-109 Tomahawk cruise missile? Its
beyond description. Standing in the impact area, its as if
nothing has ever existed there before.
to think that something with so much destructive power is unlikely
to cause collateral damage. I can only imagine the consequences
of 159 and counting, the amount of force that has been unleashed
in Libya as yet by western governments.
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates shrugged off any implication that
military strikes are responsible for significant civilian casualties
while at the same time playing down Americas
role and the timeline for continued action.
This is insane.
You are either at war, or you are not. Warfare requires clearly
defined objectives, competent generals, and well-resourced fighting
it cannot be waged with half-measures and stammering
Yet, here we
are again, watching bureaucrats tap dance in front of voters, playing
down the long-term ramifications of engagement and outright rejecting
the idea of regime change as an intended objective.
They feel 100%
justified in their decision to wage a half war without getting their
hands dirty, rejecting any consequences to civilians, all under
the auspices of protecting civilians
but only Libyan civilians.
has been heaped on Barack Obama, Nicolas Sarkozy, and the UN Security
Council for their political courage, taking action in
the face of popular backlash to defend Libyans.
courage is an oxymoron. Everything these people do is for
their professional gain, to be reelected, and the fallout of these
decisions costs lives and economic misfortune. The cost of the munitions
alone so far is over a quarter billion dollars, let alone the human
himself said in 2002, What I am opposed to is the attempt
by political hacks
to distract us from a rise in the uninsured,
a rise in the poverty rate, a drop in the median income to
distract us from corporate scandals and a stock market that has
just gone through the worst month since the Great Depression. Thats
what Im opposed to. A dumb war. A rash war. A war based not
on reason but on passion, not on principle but on politics.
Spoken like a true Nobel Laureate.
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March 23, 2011
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