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War costs many times what Pentagon reported, Surprise.

We've been told, you know, that the total spending on the Wars Of Conquest in the Bananastans was "only" a Trillion dollars. For those who don't visualize numbers very well, that's a million times a million. Using the largest standard bill in U.S. Currency, the $100, it would take a suitcase to hold a million dollars, and it would weigh just over 22 pounds, ten kilograms. (Each bill weighs a gram, 10,000 bills... hey, people in the drug trade know that, it's easier to weigh a million dollars than count it. That shit from Scarface where they had a counting machine, pure fiction. Dope dealers use their scales for more than just weighing out the product.) Other estimates are 3.7 trillion. That's substantially more. Then there's more realistic estimates that range from 5 Trillion up to 8 Tera-bux. That would be from estimating the costs + "over-runs" like syphoning off a few million suitcases full of Benjamins, of construction projects given with no-bid contracts to companies like Halliburton, which has a lot of connections to the Bush Family and the former President of Vice, Richard "dickless" Cheney. But they wouldn't rip us off, no, not possible. I could barely type that snark-asm without becoming violently ill. "The debt crisis has been a game changer in terms of defense spending," said Laura Peterson, a national security analyst at Taxpayers for Common Sense, a nonpartisan budget watchdog. "It used to be that asking how much the wars cost was unpatriotic. The attitude going into the war is you spend whatever you cost. Now maybe asking is more patriotic." How was that funded without raising taxes? Bonds. Bonds which pay 10% annually. Which means the interest is going to exactly match the principal this coming quarter. So that makes the cost to the taxpayers exactly twice what it would have cost with a pay-as-you-go system. Because the Rich Bitches like CheneyBush aren't going to let the American People get out of our obligation to line their pockets. And they're not going to tax their Rich Bitch Buddies either, they've already made that point clear. Instead they're going to blame the poorest people, those of us who control less than 1% of the total wealth, for their own little Oopsie moment, and tax us accordingly. Cut Momma's Social Security. Slash pay and benefits so we'll have less raw income with which to pay more money than all of us collectively won't see in several lifetimes of Minimum Slavery. Those of us "Lucky Duckies" who don't make enough money to pay income tax. It seems that every time Class Warfare rears its ugly head, the guns are pointed at the Working class and away from the Parasite Class. It's worth noting that within a year the first use of a machine gun (different from a Gatling gun) by the United States Army was against U.S. civilians at the Ludlow Massacre, and IWW organizer Joe Hill was blown away at Salt Lake City by a firing squad.

You know, when people get shot at, they tend to shoot back…

Out of all the emotions one could feel or as a herd, millions of someones could feel, "shock" at the return fire offered unto a Chinook helicopter would be about the least appropriate. Or that the return fire being somehow unprovoked, since the flying can of SEALS were being sent in as reinforcements for an assassination mission. Certainly the description of it being an attack on the SEALS rather than the defense of "the other way round" was more than slightly uncalled for. What, are we to describe it as a War or more like a one-sided organized slaughter? How much Shock and Awe, Might Makes Right, Oderint dum Metuant propaganda are we supposed to take? We get to slaughter They with high tech superior firepower by the dozens and scores but if They fight back They are Terrorists? That we need do naught but flex our Mighty Muscles and they should bow down before us, bowing and cringing and apologizing for daring to believe they are our equals or we, theirs? In the Graveyard of Empires, being held as their equals would be an high historic honor.

Local Paper headline:”Ft Carson Boys died while Afghan Army Hiding”

Meaning, the Afghans who have a LOT more experience with this sort of things keep their heads down while being shot at. So, since all I saw was the headline I wonder if the Yellow Journalists at the Gag-Zette took that into account, mentioning perhaps that going John Wayne on people who are shooting at you gets you killed faster? I bet not, though. I bet it's a slam against those "ungrateful heathens" not appreciating being Slaughtered in drone strikes, police state home invasion actions and general mayhem associated with being an invaded but not yet conquered state errr I mean "Liberated". Why, that ingrateKarzhai actually meekly requesting that the Chair Force stop bombing the living dogshit out of the citizens he allegedly represents, How Dare He? (For about a half hour it looked like he was) standing up to his Lord High Masters at the Pentagon and State Department? Maybe he better learn the lessons of Mannie Noriega and other Puppets who tried to cut their strings. As to the myth the Warmongers still insist on putting out, no... no... not a "myth" but since they know it's not true, an Outright Lie, that the soldiers are there fighting for the Afghan people... Bullshit. They're not even fighting for the AMERICAN people, they're fighting for "American" hegemony, economic dominance, preeminence and supremacy, in which they themselves, like the vast majority of Americans, just ain't gonna share. The BigPigs at British Petroleum will, not that they're Americans. Wikileaks did their famous number, what they're really good at doing, with diplomatic messages between then-head of Britain's Foreign Ministry Gordon Brown and fellow BP'er and BushPoodle Blair, while the Bu/ush Regime were still saying it had nothing to do with oil or the Project for the New American Century, citing concerns that they (British Petroleum, not the British and certainly not the Iraqi People) "got their fair share of Iraqi Oil" in exchange for selling the lives and fortunes of their countrymen. Judas and Judas, the Iscariot brothers, haggling over the Thirty Pieces. And, lying through their pristine expensively maintained dental work about "weapons of Mass Destruction" and a "probable link to 9/11"

The jackasses who want to officially declare war on Pakistan

I would think that they're just kidding, but apparently they believe it's "winnable". These would be the same ones who believed that VietNam, Iraq, and Afghanistan would have been "cakewalks" if it hadn't been for those Liberal sentiments of fair play or at least an actual respect for basic human laws. Maybe they could do us all a massive favor and take their ill-gotten gold out of their banks or other stash places, buy a plane With Their Own God-Damn Money Instead Of Ours, for a change and parachute out over Teheran with dynamite vests? Maybe we could bribe the pilots to drop them off on Diego Garcia, which is de-facto a U.S. Navy target range. Why Teheran, exactly, even though it's not actually in Pakistan? Simple. It's right in the middle of their demented plans and really, there's a large portion of the Muslim people they despise so badly in every surrounding country, there's 80 million more Muslims in India than in Iran, just for instance. If the loudmouth Socially Retarded Animated Sphincters want to embark on another DOOMED Crusade, at least they could be removed from any further possibility of polluting the gene pool. And quickly. With odds like that, and two of the countries, India and Pakistan, armed with Nuclear Weapons, the odds wouldn't be any better if the full might of the United States Military were backing them, might as well let the Really Stupid Loudmouths do what they want... oh... that's right... they're in the league of and including Rush Limbaugh, Bill O'Reilly, Sarah Palin, George Bush, The Entire Bush and Cheney families in fact, CHICKENHAWKS who will send Other People to do their fighting in the wars they provoke. I just DON'T believe that even a measurable percentage of the Dumb-shit Chicken Hawks who want to expand "their" War like that would ever be in battle. Until the U.S. PEOPLE they exploit get sick of it and drag them from their castles and summarily execute them on their front lawns. Hang them from their own trees in their own immaculately maintained (by Other People's Labor, as usual) gardens by their own intestines while they're still alive.

Oh Come THE HELL ON! Get Your Damn Story Straight, SEALs!

First they said that Usama had "died like a coward" throwing a woman at the SEALs as a "human shield" and The Denver Post and the GagZette and every other Blood-thirsty "news" Propaganda agency in the country bought it, ate it up like a scoop of ice cream. NOW, typical of Cop behavior when they blow away an unarmed suspect, the PIGS are saying they thought he was going for a weapon. Which is it? Did he have both hands full of Female Human Shield or was he going for a gun You Lying Sons Of Bitches? This isn't your average midnight Terror Police Raid, this one has hanging on it all the idiotic War Drum Beating about taking over Pakistan in addition to the two unwinnable wars you already have going. Iraq still isn't ruled by the Iraqi people, they still have the Puppet Nouri al Maliki using U.S. Soldiers to keep the Iraqi people from storming his castle. The Warmongering Profit-hungry GreedPigs are still raking in the do-re-mi over that and other actions they can sell the Weapons of Conquest to "Mission Accomplish". How much fatter must we allow the Daddy Warbuck Hogs to get? The Navy and anybody else in the loop have been changing their stories more often than changing partners at a square dance. A regular Snake Orgy of tangled lies.

The Memorial Park Grenade and Drugs

The CS Fuzz Dept isn't squeaking very loudly about the grenade they found at Prospect Lake a couple of days ago. There's ways to make a booby trap from a hand grenade, take one and set it down, prop a rock onto it and set the rock on a small stick, so the rock will fall off if the stick is disturbed, lots of ways to make the stick fall out. Test the rig to make sure. assemble it and extract the safety pin then leave, and never go back. That doesn't seem to be the case with the Lake Grenade. But it's Apparently a U.S. Army hand grenade of which there are several types, standard enough in triggering style, weight and size of the device, many made by an Israeli based firm called LGB Ltd. The cops would have a database on who supplies them. NOW... Drugs. The numbers are numbers of deaths attributed to various causes., Tobacco 435,000, Diet/Lifestyle 365,000, Alcohol 75,000, Accidental exposure to toxins 55,000 ALL Illicit drugs, direct and indirect 17,000 Aspirin, Tylenol, Midol, Motrin 7000 Cannabis 0 Some results omitted, like prescription drugs. Homicide, Suicide and Gun Related deaths naturally overlap. But there's Innkeeper laws that hold bartenders responsible if they allow an intoxicated patron to drive away. There's homicide laws that hold the supplier of the drugs responsible if the product causes the death of a user. Charge would be Murder actually. Somebody building a home-made grenade or gun would be charged with various wordings of Making an Infernal Device. Manufacturers of small arms, hand grenades, rifles, pistols-Not liable. Tobacco manufacturers-not liable Fat Food Restaurants who encourage patrons to eat more calories in one meal than they need in a week, and discourage walk-up or Bicycle up Business (try riding a bicycle in the Drive Thru lane at McToxins, they'll call the pigs on you, and the Pigs will gladly serve their Corporate Masters) Not Liable. Prescription drug overdoses and accidental mis-dosing and toxicity, Bayer, Baxter, Abbott, Lilly, ... not liable. The manufacturer of the Prospect Lake Grenade... not liable. The corporations who put out the small arms also put out propaganda designed to provoke, incite and prolong wars, mass murder actually, yet they're not liable. Their Propaganda Protectors at (worst offender, there are others) Fox HateSpeech Networks make sure they get to sell their Death Products AND create the market for them, uninterrupted by any silly little old laws like Thou Shalt Not Kill. United States religious leaders can incite their followers to wars with impunity, tell their followers that the sixth commandment actually doesn't include wars or death penalty, Because They Say So and if you question their holy word you're an antichrist and a blasphemer. They tell their followers that if somebody dies while killing for them, in their Holy Crusade, that person goes immediately to Heaven to enjoy the blessings and adoration of God and all His host. Somebody saying a mirror image of that same statement AGAINST the "crusaders" is judged as a terrorist and can be (according

Royal Wedding rescue mission to provide Bread and Circus distraction…

As the Empire burns... "Rescue Mission" was the excuse for the ultimately FAILED invasion of Grenada, to draw attention away from the Iran/Contra cartel FAILURE getting skunked in Lebanon. And to divert attention from the British Naval bombardment of Argentina under pretext of defending an Imperial Possession and the fact that the U.S. Military, in direct renegation of the Constitutionally ratified treaty with the Organization of American States, was actively assisting the British Empire with their unlawful attacks against the people and nation of Argentina. Just a small part of that Wonderful Reagan/Maggot Thatcher Legacy that the right wing TeaTards are celebrating. Stupid Bastards. The Cuban medical school on Grenada is still in operation, Cuba is still providing far more medical aid in the Caribbean nations than the United States, Grenada in the first actual election (not the Rigged One the U.S. Military imposed on them after the "liberation") voted for the same Socialist government the U.S. had deposed. The British Empire has declined even further since then, and will again be challenged on las Islas Malvinas "falklands" (named after a Scots sellout who sold Scotland to the English) The next time, the Mighty Rule Britannia won't be ruling the waves. They got sucked into or perhaps manipulated the U.S. attack on their Former Raj in Pakistan and Afghanistan and Iraq. They no longer have the Imperial Navy to spare on another colonialist defense Belligerent Assault. On the other hand, they do get to (pay for) another Wedding Extravaganza involving their overprivileged Dangerously Inbred Royal Family. While their American allies, at massive taxpayer expense, lose the rest of the Former Empire. Including Egypt. Ireland? Gone from their grasp. Iraq? on the way out of the Empire. Pakistan, Afghanistan, Hong "Gone" Kong? Kenya, Zimbabwe? If they weren't taking us down along with their empire it would be a pleasant jest... Welcome, New Princess Kate! One of your long-deceased outlaw in-laws, your namesake, Katherine "The Great" died when her horse fell on her... in bed. --just one of a long line of miscreants in your new family. Jack "the Ripper" for instance, Vlad "The Impaler" Ivan "the Terrible" William "The Bastard" what wonderful surnames they bring! There's not one class of crime in the world that cannot be assigned to that family name. Fratricide, parricide, matricide, infanticide, they'll probably have to invent yet another way to say "murder" to fit it all in. You should run like Hell away from that diseased family, they put the Funk in Dysfunctional. Your new Father in law is accused of killing your new husbands Mum, but of course you know that... But you get to provide the same spectacle she did and for about the same reason. Just another Royal Distraction, bread and circuses as the Empire burns.

So the State Department is once more Dictating to Egypt

Hosni Mubarak must stay - US envoy Frank Wisner: 'This is an ideal moment for Mubarak to show the way forward' Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak "must stay in office" during a power transition, a US special envoy says. Frank Wisner was speaking as protesters kept up their demands for Mr Mubarak to step down immediately. In other words, for Democracy to succeed in Egypt the people of Egypt have to accede to the will of the foremost enemy of democracy in the modern world. "Do as we tell you, so you can enjoy all the freedom we GIVE you... Just hold out your neck for the collar..." Because it's in the U.S. Imperial errr "National" interest of the people of Iran that there be a U.S. controlled errr "backed" Satrapy err Democratic Regime errr... strong centralized government in WashingtonEgypt, but run from Washingto Cairo for when we liberate Iran through the use of nuclear devastation.

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