With such an unpopular and xenophobic agenda so desperately desired, might not Trump and Bannon see it to their advantage if a terrorist attack did take place and a frightened public fell in line behind whatever they wanted to do?
"Look, we all know that Barack Hussein Obama and Hillary Clinton are guilty for all the evil in the world today...after all, she is The Devil. Thanks to them we have ISIS, an unfair economy, irritable bowel syndrome and me as the Republican nominee, pretty terrible stuff, right?"
There are big difference between the UK and the US (and not just the windshield vs. "windscreen" crap) in demographics, politics and the fact that Donald Trump is not an organization of sovereign states that our country belongs to (yet).
Without the massive wealth generated to the Saudis by oil, their oppressive and violent version of Islam could not have been exported across the region and Al Qaeda and ISIS would not have been birthed. Without the lust for oil by U.S. neocons, had the Iraq War never taken place, Saddam would still be the dictator of Iraq with his Iraqi Army employed and intact, there would be no ISIS threat today.
Good Morning Everyone and welcome to the 6th anniversary edition of Morning Blog. I hope that when and if you have the time, MB will be the place where you will come to catch up with the latest international news from around the globe.
The first question that comes to mind is why these Republicans, especially those in The South, think that panicking after a terrorist attack and proclaiming how fearful they are, comes off as macho in the supposedly "macho" Republican community.
The Democratic candidates for President debate tonight at 6:00pm PST. The debate is hosted by CBS. As usual, PlanetPOV will be hosting a live chat, the best way to enjoy a debate.
The GOP's vague alternatives to the Iran deal are dishonest and impossible but of course, they don't care. Like the nihilists they are, all they really care about is defeating every effort of their true enemy, Obama and Democrats. Not preventing Iran from having nuclear weapons.
To the surprise of the British Pollsters Thursday's General Election wasn't even close. Cameron's Conservative (aka Tory) Party trounced Labour and saw its allied Liberal Democrats diminished even further. What does this mean for the United States' closest ally?
"Ares, you are so cute! We love everything about you and the awesome wars you bring us, it's like, so sweet and gets us so hot! All we can think about is Armageddon-it-on with you!"