The people of the United States of America – you and me -- are considerably less safe and secure today, after 13 long years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, thousands of American soldiers dead and maimed, and $trillions of taxpayer dollars down the toilet, than we were before the infamous September 11, 2001 terror attack., according to our top pentagon military brass.
“We have a whole gang of new actors out there that are far more extreme than Al Qaeda,” admits Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, head of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, which employs some 17,000 American intelligence collectors in 140 countries around the world. “That ideology is actually, sadly, it feels like it’s exponentially growing.”
Now, I’m no genius, but it didn’t take a genius to predict that Iraq would descend into total chaos and civil war just as soon as the U.S. ended its occupation of that country. So there is absolutely no question that Iraq was far more stable and the general populace far better off under the regime of Saddam Hussein.
Once the United States undertook to overthrow Hussein, occupy Iraq and install a handpicked puppet government to rule the country, it was either occupy the place indefinitely with our military at risk or leave and let all Hell break loose between various factions of fanatics there that have hated each other’s guts for thousands of years.
The poor Christians in Iraq, for example, once relatively safe and prosperous under Saddam the dictator, are now fleeing for their very lives from the Islamic ISI jihadist’s.
Again, I’m no genius, but it didn’t take a genius to predict that the hellhole of Afghanistan would revert to the command and control of the Taliban fanatics just as soon as the U.S. military ended its occupation of that country.
The poor people there had the Taliban to deal with before and now they’ll have ‘em again and all the dead American soldiers and $trillions of dollars flushed down the toilet has amounted to a total waste of lives and money.
Once the United States undertook to overthrow the Taliban, occupy Afghanistan, and install a corrupt handpicked puppet government to rule that cesspool of a nation, it was either occupy the place forever with our soldiers at risk, or leave and let it slide back into the abyss where it was before. The average person living there is no better, and probably worse off than ever.
The powerful Soviet Union failed miserably at trying to occupy Afghanistan. The American idiot who got us into this quagmire should have learned that lesson.
Now even the Afghans’ supposedly on our side are picking off our solders like ducks in a shooting gallery. Just this week one of our top generals was shot and killed by “friendly” Afghans.
The political situation in the Middle East has exploded out of control since our American presidential idiot started the mess. Iraq and Afghanistan have imploded. There is full blown civil war in Syria; full blown civil war in Libya, where our ambassador was murdered by fanatics, and we’ve had to abandon our embassy to the barbarians; Iran is building a nuclear bomb; and Hamas is at war with Israel.
By now I’m quite sure that all of you have guessed the name of the American presidential idiot who started this disaster. But for those few who might be unsure, I’ll tell you his name: George W. Bush.
That man is going to go down in history as the fool who opened Pandora’s Box, spent $trillions of American taxpayer dollars and wasted thousands of American lives for nothing -- we have nothing to show for it.
Yes, Obama has made things worse, but let’s not forget that Bush is also responsible for giving us the next White House fool.
He started it!