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‘Dear leader’

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From page A5 | September 06, 2013 | 8 Comments

EDITOR:

The 12th anniversary of 9/11 is coming up next week and I see our Nobel Peace Prize winner is planning on getting this country into yet another war. He says he intends to consult with Congress before attacking Syria — which means he will bribe and threaten them into compliance.

Or maybe he’ll arrange for some of them to have an unfortunate accident to serve as a reminder of what happens when you disagree with the thug in the White House — I mean “dear leader.”

I was counting on “dear leader” to simply ignore Congress just like he ignores the Constitution, rule of law, public opinion, etc. After all, “dear leader” knows what’s best and anyone who says differently is a racist and a terrorist and should be droned or given a show trial courtesy of the (sic) Justice Department.

Or maybe he’ll take the short route and let the CIA, along with the Israelis, carry out another false flag to justify going to war much in the same way 9/11 was engineered. It seems that Americans are so gullible that they’ll believe anything that issues from the government or their mouthpieces in the mainstream media.

How many countries have we attacked so far under the banner of fighting this phony “war on terror” or is it “a war to terrorize?” It’s hard to tell the difference.

So far there’s been Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, and now we’re eying Syria while also chomping at the bit to destroy Iran. Since when is it any of our business to overthrow another country’s leaders? Why should American money and lives be spent fighting other people’s conflicts? Is this in our interest or in the territorial ambitions of Israel?

“Dear leader” claims he only wants to spread democracy. You know, phony elections, crony capitalism, gutted economy, Nazis in Homeland Security, spooks at the NSA and an economy where almost 50 million people are on food stamps. Gee aren’t you glad we’re exporting our form of government to the rest of the world?

I guess the question is do we plan to occupy the entire planet or destroy it? I don’t think it matters much to the sociopaths in Washington, D.C. and their prostitutes in the mainstream media. They want an empire and “dear leader” has been put there to ensure it happens, one country at a time.

People around the world use to admire America. Now we’re just a country to be pitied.

CHARLIE BLACK
Placerville

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  • PvillejackSeptember 06, 2013 - 5:24 am

    The potential strike on Syria helps to remind me of why I am so thankful our country didn't elect Senator McCain to be our president. I think the senator has advocated an armed response to Iran, Egypt, Libya, and now Syria. It is nice to know we have a president who doesn't have a trigger-happy response every time there is a problem in the world, and isn't playing video poker during an important hearing about using the force he is advocating.

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  • cookie65September 06, 2013 - 6:43 am

    pvillejack, in a country with 350 million people it is indescribably sad that the Americans citizens had two of the most miserable choices for leader of the free world ever. I guess when you have run out of excuses for obama's incompetence and the blaming Bush well is all dried up, you might as well throw mclaim out as a distraction. Did you see where only 43.7% of the adult population 18 and over is employed 30+ hours/wk? If you deduct those who feed at the public trough, obama's "recovery" ends up being one of the most devastating successes in world history. http://www.gallup.com/poll/164273/payroll-population-rate-drops-august.aspx

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  • rodSeptember 06, 2013 - 1:22 pm

    Intervention in Syria is Obama's face saver for loosing to Iran's nuclear arrival. A situation truly intolerable, and one that Obama completely failed at. The bigger plan perhaps is starting something in Syria, triggering a military response from Iran... giving us a reason to take out their nuke program.

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  • rodSeptember 06, 2013 - 1:33 pm

    And, Israel would like nothing more than a world recognized reason to strike Iran along with the US... would be a cake walk. The Saudis, Qatar, Jordan, UAE, Greece, Turkey and the EU would all jump on the bandwagon... they all hate the Ayatollahs, Shiites and their regime. Putin is not stupid.

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  • cookie65September 07, 2013 - 8:41 am

    Our dear leader can take credit for at least one thing. Abolishing the regressive notion of privacy. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/05/nsa-gchq-encryption-codes-security

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  • kggSeptember 08, 2013 - 11:07 am

    charlie wrote: "Or maybe he’ll arrange for some of them to have an unfortunate accident to serve as a reminder of what happens when you disagree with the thug in the White House — I mean “dear leader.”" kgg writes: so now the president is guilty of murdering members of congress? members of the far right have yet again proven they have no credibility.

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  • EvelynSeptember 10, 2013 - 7:55 am

    WHAT IS IT ABOUT SEPTEMBER 11th? • Overthrow of Pres. Allende of Chile: Sept 11 1973 • World Trade Center bombing: Sept. 11 1993 • Twin Towers, Pentagon, WTC 7: Sept 11 2001 • Benghazi Attack: Sept. 11 2012

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  • EvelynOctober 03, 2013 - 6:22 am

    OBAMA QUIETLY OKAYS MILITARY AID TO COUNTRIES THAT USE CHILD SOLDIERS - HERE

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