Saturday, November 6, 2010

Happy Bipartisanship: Bomb Bomb Bomb Iran!

The first joint project by Congressional Republicans and Obama may be to attack Iran.

Stratfor has already recommended that Obama attack Iran to boost his standing in the US and increase the chance of winning in 2012 Presidential election. Now the good old war-mongering Republicans will be happy to assist him.

Senator Lindsay Graham Warns Of War With Iran, Confrontation With "Cheating" China (Tyler Durden, 11/06/2010 Zero Hedge)

With republicans back in control, it was only a matter of time before the military-industrial complex reminded the world of its existence. It took about 72 hours: republican senator Lindsay Graham, who apparently has not received the memo that all modern wars are now waged in binary, and are won by those who can push the FX bid/ask the furthest and the fastest away from equilibrium, spoke at the Halifax International Security Forum, giving a very distinct taste of what US foreign policy is about to look like: "Iran is a major threat to any conceivable world order" and that he sees an almost inevitable confrontation with Iran. As AP reports, the South Carolina Republican saw the United States going to war with the Islamic republic "not to just neutralize their nuclear program, but to sink their navy, destroy their air force and deliver a decisive blow to the Revolutionary Guard, in other words neuter that regime." And the Democrats, still in shock over their recent pummelling, will likely not have the resolve to respond palliatively to such warmongering, which they likely deem as supported by the broad population: "US Democratic Senator Mark Udall, who joined Graham during a panel discussion at the forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia, urged continued sanctions against Iran. But he also noted that "every option is on the table," a thinly veiled reference to possible military action." And just when the world was getting along so well, and all the international bickering appeared to be taking place over various Forex terminals...

Read the rest of the article at the link.

Now, the true Tea Party Congressmen and Senators, please stand up. Not the neocon kind of Sarah Palin and her ilk (and her puppet masters). And shut up a neocon idiot like Lindsey Graham who wants to drag the bankrupt US into another costly and probably endless war.


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