Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Tell Congress: NO MORE WARS!
Six months after the current war against ISIS began, President Obama is currently trying to get Congress to pass a new Authorization for the Use of Miltary Force (AUMF) to continue this war up to three more years.
As far as what the Obama administration hopes to accomplish by fighting fire with gasoline, we really don't know. But doing so is unlikely to really achieve anything good in the long run, and will likely just make things worse overall. And indeed, it is already backfiring, as anyone who is paying attention can clearly see. The original justification for "humanitarian" bombing, namely rescuing the Yazidis who were trapped on a mountain and were about to be exterminated, has since evaporated, and any other justification for further airstrikes is pure mission creep, plain and simple. Pretty soon they will be calling for boots on the ground when the airstrikes inevitably fail to eradicate ISIS/ISIL/IS or whatever they happen to call themselves this week, and we all know where that leads. Truly, the road to hell is paved with (ostensibly) good intentions.
Honestly, there really is only one solution in that part of the world, and we are only half-joking about this one. Give every woman over there an AK-47 and tell them to take over their countries and mow down anyone who stands in their way. Let Allah sort it out. Problem solved. But of course, none of the powers that be over here would be too keen on that. After all, they wouldn't want women in THIS country getting any ideas, now would they? Though replacing all of our current Big Wetiko "leaders" with women would really not be a bad idea at all, come to think of it. Perhaps then the USA would not be so eager to continue on our omnicidal path of endless war and imperialism, which let's face it, is fundamentally a "guy thing".
Thus, we all need to ask Congress to NOT authorize any more of this stupid, futile, and unnecessary war.