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U.S. faces 'World War IV.' "Our response should be, 'good!'" Woolsey said.
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Former head of the Central Intelligence Agency James Woolsey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence during a hearing on reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., July 20, 2004.The former CIA director James Woolsey
and close advisor to the current Bush administration, as well as a possible candidate for a key position in the reconstruction of a postwar Iraq told a house full of students at UCLA that we (US) are now at "the beginning of the World War IV".
What happened to world war three?
Apparently that was the Cold war.
And apparently, despite what Bush has said publicly, we are at war with Islam and the Middle East. Woolsey should know. He advised Bush to do it.
Apparently he tried to get Clinton to go to war with Iraq several times during his administration but Clinton didn't get a hard on thinking of kicking off World War IV. He got those the old fashioned way.
We evidently don't like the religious fundamentalist rulers of Iran, the "fascists" of Iraq and Syria, and Islamic extremists like al Qaeda. So we are going to go after them and establish democracy in the Middle East bundled with our "superior values".
Superior values? Who was he calling fascist again?
Specifically singling out Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Woolsey said, "We want you nervous. We want you to realize now, for the fourth time in a hundred years, this country and its allies are on the march and that we are on the side of those whom you -- the Mubaraks, the Saudi Royal family -- most fear: We're on the side of your own people."
"It will be America's backing of democratic movements throughout the Middle East that will bring about this sense of unease," he said.
"Our response should be, 'good!'" Woolsey said.
Why do people always say whenever our troops are off fighting somewhere in the world that "they are fighting defending our freedom?"
Did you ever wonder why they say that? Why do they say that? Like this war with Iraq for example, I thought this was Operation Iraqi Freedom?
What freedoms of ours were they defending in Somalia? How about in the Korean War?
When our troops fought in the first Gulf War were they defending our freedoms then? I thought they were liberating Kuwait?
Come on people I am running out of conflicts.
Hmm let me see, when Clinton sent our soldiers to remove Milosevic from power in 1998, what freedoms of ours were in jeopardy then?
Were our troops "defending our freedom" in Vietnam?
Hell, I hope not.
We lost that one.
People act like the President is required to show evidence to both houses of congress that our freedoms are somehow in jeopardy before they will authorize the use of military force against another country.
I'm sorry, where is that prerequisite even insinuated in our constitution?
Apparently sometimes not only are you not defending our freedom they send you and I off to kick off World War IV.
If the militaries only job was to defend our freedom they would have whomever wrote the "Patriot Act" parts one and two and every member of Congress that voted for that bill in Guatanamo Bay right now with a bag over his head eating a fried baloney sandwich in a cell somewhere.
What the military are used for more than anything else are to secure and defend US interests not US freedom.
Unfortunately what are considered US interests often times depends on the political ideology of whom ever is in office.
I know you probably can't believe it right now but those two ideas, freedom and the price per barrel of petrol are not conjoined at the back of the head.
Don't get it twisted. Socialism and Muslim fundamentalist are not a threat to our freedoms; they're a threat to our lifestyles.
Socialism is just another philosophy about how we ought to be dividing resources in society just as is capitalism. You can still have freedom and socialism; you just have to pay 60% of your income in taxes.
The fact of the matter is that al-Qaeda is no more capable of taking away my freedom than Timothy McVeigh and his Michigan militia non-tax paying, ass backwards, Grizzly Adams living off the land, survivalists thugs were capable of taking away my freedom.
If anyone is going to take our freedom away it's going to be you and me. And it won't be in a blaze of glory by the stars early light. We will hand our freedom over little by little until we feel safe from terrorism with very little if any fanfare at all.
And although the truth of what I just said registers at least on some level with many American's I guess at a time of war you would prefer it if we would just continue to let you tell yourself that our men and women are out there in the desert risking their lives for something a little more heroic and sinless than ensuring we have a puppet government in place somewhere to kick off World War IV.
I can understand that.
It would piss me off to think that I might lose my father, brother, or son over something that wack too.
That is why they sell you that "fighting for our freedom" shit. It sounds a lot better than "fighting for our wallet". They know how bitter reality tastes. And that is why you buy it. It helps it go down easier. The question you should be asking yourself is why do you even drink it in the first place?

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