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Ten Reasons Why Bush MUST Have His War

Ten Reasons Why Bush MUST Have His War


By Carolyn Baker

Truly the massive and unprecedented protests around the world on February 15 against war on Iraq have been heartening and hopeful. Nevertheless, we must maintain perspective regarding the likelihood that this outpouring of sanity will dilute the “madness of King George.” The boy emperor and his cohorts need this war perhaps more than any previous American President has “needed” one. To be deprived of their war means, for the Bush Administration, risking the possibility not only of impeachment, but the trial of Bush and other administration officials, for treason and heinous crimes against the American people. Without the war on Iraq:

1) The 300,000 troops which have been deployed would either remain abroad, carrying out other functions besides combat, or they would be returned the to the U.S. Either way, the cost of deploying that number of troops is fiscally gargantuan, but not engaging them in combat is both economically and politically cataclysmic.

2) The U.S. economy, now in shambles, would be seen unequivocally as the result, not of the 9-11 attacks or Clinton economic policies, but the massive looting of the American people by Bushenomics . (See "Global Economic Meltdown", by Al Martin at http://www.conspiracyplanet.com/channel.cfm?channelid=102&contentid=512) Unemployment and a plummeting stock market must be side-stepped in the name of a war on terror. Corporate and Fortune 500 welfare in the form of tax cuts for the ruling elite, which generate income for education and social programs, must be obfuscated by the exigencies of “combat readiness.” Without the smokescreen of a national emergency, most Americans would not willingly return the King of Corporate Crime to the White House---which leads us to reason number three:

3) Enron on the Potomac would be unearthed. Rocket science is not required to sniff out the money trail that winds from the Harvard Endowment Fund, through Washington, down to Houston and back to Cambridge. (http://www.newsmakingnews.com/lindaminor/lm3,19,02harvardtoenron,pt1.htm) In 2002, a few boardroom bandits did “the perp walk,” but far more, simply walked. Without a war, certified “enemies of the state,” such as Catherine Austin Fitts, Mike Ruppert and Al Martin might succeed in educating the citizenry about how the dots connect, and once that happens, it’s only a small leap to the 9-11 coverup.

4) Foreknowledge of 9-11 would become even more transparent than it now is.(http://globalresearch.ca/articles/CRG204A.html) Strange, isn’t it, how everyone connected with the investigation of September 11, 2001, has ties to Bin Laden or oil? Even stranger is that nothing conclusively has been proven by the U.S. government regarding the events of that day. Hundreds of thousands of lives are about to be lost in the name of the 9-11 attacks that created precisely the enemies needed to wage what a British newspaper last week named “the next hundred years of war.”

5) The colossal looting of U.S. government departments such as Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Pentagon and a variety of other agencies which haven’t produced a valid financial statement in decades might come under closer scrutiny of alternative media investigations. (http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00031.htm#a) Likewise, the control of government databases through contracts with corporations such as Dyncorp is more likely to be challenged in the absence of a war that portrays a corporation well-documented in the sexual trafficking of young women as the champion of democracy and free enterprise. ( http://www.insightmag.com/main.cfm?include=detail&storyid=163052)

6) Also vulnerable to the light of day are Bush Administration deals cut with Mexico permitting enormous numbers of illegal immigrants to live in the U.S. where they are economically exploited but unable to vote ( http://www.tomflocco.com, February, 2003), providing a source of cheap labor but no accountability and a more convincing “rationale” for the elimination of all social programs.

7) The outcry of those ravaged by cuts in education, healthcare for women and services for the homeless, as well as those seniors having to choose between being able to afford food or medication would be less easily ignored without the distraction of war. The timing is ideal for death blows to social programs in America and the further “dumbing down” of its citizens into the nation of sheep this administration needs to achieve its totalitarian objectives.

8) The U.S. government would not be able to terrorize its own citizens with terror alert upon terror alert, psychologically manipulating them into the illusion that they must trust their government and its American jihad in order to “be safe.” Terror alerts are extremely useful, particularly in situations precarious for the administration such as May 18, 2002, when Mike Ruppert was about to be interviewed by Geraldo Rivera on FOX-TV News regarding U.S. government foreknowledge of the 9-11 attacks. Just five minutes before airing, the show was cancelled due to a terror alert that predicted an imminent attack on New York.

9) The Patriot Act, Parts One and Two, would be revealed as the replacement Constitution of the New World Order, and American citizens might discover the extent to which their government has shredded the Constitution of their Founding Fathers. A state of war is crucial for obliterating civil liberties, maintaining detainment camps for domestic terrorists and surveiling every corner of every American life.

10) Last but not least, in the absence of a state of war or impending war, CNN, the network which obtains its news from Pentagon satellite feeds, might have to cover other issues besides “The Showdown In Iraq”, the sordid details of Michael Jackson’s pathetic life or the disappearance of Laci Peterson.

The Bush Administration desperately needs this war. Without it, not only might the world discover that the emperor has no clothes, but that he was never elected in November,2000. While we march for peace, let us not forget that even more crucial than our protest against the war is unflinching commitment to exposing the lies on which it is founded and why the leaders of this nation cannot survive without it.

ENDS

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