by Bob Johnson
The first rule of philosophy is to see things as they REALLYare, not merely as they are presented. If we follow this rule we must recognize that despite what the politicians and media are saying, American troops are not really fighting for our freedom in Afghanistan or in Iraq. And if Israel gets its way and goads U.S. political whores into yet another war for Israel, this time in Iran, the politicians and media will again make the very false claim that the troops involved are “fighting for our freedom.”
When we look at the war in Iraq we see it had nothing to do with American interests. Iraq was not a threat in any way to the United States. Al Qaeda was not present in Iraq until after American politicians started the war. Unlike Israel, Iraq had no weapons of mass destruction.
In fact, the war in Iraq was detrimental to American interests by the loss of thousands of American lives, the wounding of thousands of American troops and the financial cost of close to a TRILLION tax-payer dollars. The real reason for the war in Iraq was NOT to protect America’s freedoms, it was to protect the Jewish state of Israel. Love of Israel is one of the reasons neoconservative warmonger and Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz was the first to promote a war on Iraq to George W. Bush.
Israel and its neoconservative agents in the U.S. pressured its U.S. politicians and kosher plutocrats into starting the war in Iraq. Now they are doing the same regarding a new unnecessary war with Iran....read more