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Presidents Need a War to Call Their Own — Now Obama Has His

On Afghanistan, there seems to be no coherent reason or vision as to why we are there. To "catch" Osama bin Laden, nearly 10 years after his crime? But you don’t have to take control of a country of 250,000 square miles and 33 million people in order to catch a terrorist leader. (Especially when it is taken for granted that he is in Pakistan.) You don’t have to take it upon yourself to solve Afghanistan’s internal social problems or to "defeat" (how, no one knows) the Taliban military, political and religious uprising in the country. What has that really to do with Americans?

A retired CIA counter-terrorism chief named Haviland Smith has suggested in a newspaper article that Mr. Obama trapped himself during the campaign into having his own war (like most other recent presidents). He made the promise to leave Iraq, and to defend against Republican accusations of weakness he announced that instead he would fight the real war in Afghanistan, theoretically against Osama bin Laden. Now Obama is caught, and has handed the war over to his military advisers who assure him that they know how to win wars, even though they are at a loss to explain what would constitute victory in this one.

My own feeling is that the situation is worse. I think the American government now has become institutionally a war government, which finds its purpose in waging war against small and troublesome countries and peoples, in the generalized pursuit of running the world for the world’s own good. In this effort, one war is pretty much like another, and every president, to be re-elected, needs one.

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http://original.antiwar.com/pfaff/2009/09/16/presidents-need...

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We are the muscle

DC controls the muscle, London controls the finance and The Vatican controls the mantra. Take note that each of these three places is it's own city state (London is lesser known but there is a square mile financial district that answers to nobody). The corporation that poses itself as the US government has nothing to do with We The People, they are there to manipulate the resources of America for further expansion of the global empire. AKA NWO.

"During times of war, hatred

"During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable, even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism." ~ Howard Thurmon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5JkHBC5lDs

"These mist covered mountains
Are a home now for me
But my home is the lowlands
And always will be
Some day youll return to
Your valleys and your farms
And youll no longer burn
To be brothers in arms

Through these fields of destruction
Baptisms of fire
Ive watched all your suffering
As the battles raged higher
And though they did hurt me so bad
In the fear and alarm
You did not desert me
My brothers in arms

Theres so many different worlds
So many differents suns
And we have just one world
But we live in different ones

Now the suns gone to hell
And the moons riding high
Let me bid you farewell
Every man has to die
But its written in the starlight
And every line on your palm
Were fools to make war
On our brothers in arms"

My opinion

is that the "wars" are all about elimination/takeover of all remaining countries who refuse to "play ball" with the NWO.

The options are, "Play ball, or be attacked".
The "reasons" or "excuses" are all manufactured propaganda, to be used as cover for the real agenda.
It's world takeover.

I think that's it, in a nutshell.

World Dominion

NWO ~always striving for that goal..you are right BigT

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"I truly wish that real life would no longer surpass the worst excesses of my nightmarish imaginings... Arthur Silber **

"I think we are living in a world of lies: lies that don't even know they are lies, because they are the children and grandchildren of lies." ~ Chris Floyd

I have to agree with you there.

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Blessings )o(

I think we have

become bullies who pick on smaller weaker countries. Shame, on America for what we are doing.

Prepare & Share the Message of Freedom through Positive-Peaceful-Activism.

I agree,shame on what we have done

* not only for the horror of wars inflicted on the people of the countries we occupy but also to our soldiers ...they so want to believe they have done /are doing the right thing and when they realize the lies.. if drives many of them to the depths of despair.

from the post "Losing the Moral High Ground"
http://www.dailypaul.com/node/107449

"After all the dust has settled and the history books have been written, soldiers don’t care about wins and losses, glory or medals; they care that their sacrifice was not in vain, that the cause was just, liberty was preserved and above all America maintained the morale high ground. Unfortunately those that do not remember history are doomed to repeat it, and the politicians of today have failed my generation of soldiers, just like 40 years ago they failed a past generation of brave American soldiers in another country far to the east."

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"I truly wish that real life would no longer surpass the worst excesses of my nightmarish imaginings... Arthur Silber **

"I think we are living in a world of lies: lies that don't even know they are lies, because they are the children and grandchildren of lies." ~ Chris Floyd

Ralph Waldo~

don't miss reading this story

http://www.dailypaul.com/node/107441

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"I truly wish that real life would no longer surpass the worst excesses of my nightmarish imaginings... Arthur Silber **

"I think we are living in a world of lies: lies that don't even know they are lies, because they are the children and grandchildren of lies." ~ Chris Floyd

Did you see this post?

I'm wondering if the two posts are related!

http://www.dailypaul.com/node/107469

I agree, I have felt the US has become the

hated aggressor for years!

Another excellent article

"Not armies, not nations, have advanced the race; but here and there, in the course of ages, an individual has stood up and cast his shadow over the world." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6pAcBXt2j8

Thomas Jefferson: “Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, that His justice cannot sleep forever."

Viva La Revolucion!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmaTNf4YhEs

Let us not forget Obama's war on freedom here at home.

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"Bend over and grab your ankles" should be etched in stone at the entrance to every government building and every government office.

I believe it is in essence, a war between the wealthy

banking families of the world. He who controls the most territory controls the natural resources plus the banking system. Being able to print imaginary money as well as lend imaginary money is the greatest scam in the history of man.

The fact that RP understands this and then chooses to stand up to these "forces of greed", shows what a brave and good man he is. If the people ever wake up, (and they could), it's going to be hell to pay!

Ron Paul is the only one

I hear that tells it straight out on foreign policy! It's one of the main reasons I fell in love with him!!

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"I truly wish that real life would no longer surpass the worst excesses of my nightmarish imaginings... Arthur Silber **

"I think we are living in a world of lies: lies that don't even know they are lies, because they are the children and grandchildren of lies." ~ Chris Floyd