By Mac Slavo
Is there anything holding back all out war?
Not if they want the war to happen at this time.
Everything is arranged, the sparks and incendiaries are set and placed for a spectacular and deadly show of destruction on a grand, global setting.
What’s more, all the players in the game have proven more than willing to engage, indeed hungry for a chance to jump into war.
Director and political historian Oliver Stone sounds off on the march to war, and the disappointing blind aggression of Trump’s presidency.
“So It Goes”
I confess I really had hopes for some conscience from Trump about America’s wars, but I was wrong — fooled again! — as I had been by the early Reagan, and less so by Bush 43. Reagan found his mantra with the “evil empire” rhetoric against Russia, which almost kicked off a nuclear war in 1983 — and Bush found his ‘us against the world’ crusade at 9/11, in which of course we’re still mired.
It seems that Trump really has no ‘there’ there, far less a conscience, as he’s taken off the handcuffs on our war machine and turned it over to his glorified Generals — and he’s being praised for it by our ‘liberal’ media who continue to play at war so recklessly. What a tortured bind we’re in. There are intelligent people in Washington/New York, but they’ve lost their minds as they’ve been stampeded into a Syrian-Russian groupthink, a consensus without asking — ‘Who benefits from this latest gas attack?’ Certainly neither Assad nor Putin. The only benefits go to the terrorists who initiated the action to stave off their military defeat. It was a desperate gamble, but it worked because the Western media immediately got behind it with crude propagandizing about murdered Click to see the original article