Larry Kerschner Writes
It is hard to
believe that the President of the
would precipitate a war in order to affect the outcome of an election.
In the right-wing controlled media, there seems to be concerted effort to
's leaders with the same madman bent to attack the world brush that was applied
in the buildup to that war. In
retrospect, focusing on the slavering evil of Saddam was a convenient cover to
keep people from looking at all the lies the administration was telling to the
American people. Those in power know
that most Americans are too lazy to find out the truth for themselves and will
believe what they are told.
The truth is that
is five to ten years from producing a nuclear weapon, if that is their
intention. The U.S. Government wants
us to think that a mushroom-shaped cloud is just over the horizon.
The U.S. Government wants us to believe that
is a rogue state that is committed to the destruction of
and the sponsorship of terrorism in the
and around the world. The U.S.
government claims that they are using all diplomatic means available to try to
settle this situation but how can you be diplomatic with madmen?
The U.S. Government does not want the American public to be aware of the
in 2003 offered to accept peace with
Israel. They also offered to cut material
assistance to Palestinian armed groups and to pressure them to halt terrorist
attacks within Israel. Iran
also offered to accept much tighter controls by the International Atomic Energy
Agency of their peaceful nuclear development. George Bush claims that the threat to
and support for terrorists are the reasons we cannot reach a diplomatic
but when Iran
offered to comply, he dismissed their offer out of hand.
is a sovereign nation with reason to
not trust the United States. I personally don't believe that
there should be any nuclear development peaceful or military but it is not up to
the United States
to make this decision for other nations.
to recognize the reality of their security needs in the volatile
There seems that
there was and maybe still is a real opportunity to increase the likelihood of
peace in this region. The George
Bush needs to stop trying to be the bully of the world and to start looking for
peaceful solutions to world problems. I
won't be surprised; however, if there is some form of military action against
the people of
just in time to effect the November elections.
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