Posts Tagged ‘Assad’

Mission Accomplished, no. 3

By mike flugennockMonday - April 16th, 2018Categories: Trumpism, media, war and peace

Just before the latest round of US bombing in Syria, I found myself appalled at a sabre-rattling op-ed in the Washington Post bearing the bloodthirsty declaration “We Need To Go Big In Syria. North Korea Is Watching”. Never mind that we’re bombing Syria again despite no real evidence of chemical attacks, and before the OPCW inspectors could get in to investigate — hell, evidence is for squares these days — the US media have totally shifted from the issue of fabricated chemical attacks to this tinhorn in North Korea who we’re supposed to be scared to death of despite not being able to get his missles to work and whose nuclear arsenal isn’t even 1/10 the size of the US — the only nation in history to have actually used nuclear weapons.

Yeah, let’s make an example of this tinhorn in order to put the fear of god into this other tinhorn — classic crass schoolyard bullying. What else could you expect from an old GW Bush flunkie?

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Won’t Somebody Think Of The Children?

By mike flugennockSunday - April 16th, 2017Categories: Middle East, War on Terror, war and peace

When Uncle Sam starts waving the bloody dead children around, you know they’re scraping the bottom of the barrel when it comes to lame excuses for war. It’s a wheeze that goes back to World War I and earlier. It’s as if they aren’t even trying anymore.

Here’s House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — a classic craven, crawling Democrat if ever there was one — with just the kind of lame, basic horseshit that really sticks in my goddamn’ craw:

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