…that it was George W. Bush and Dick Cheney who blatantly ignored
repeated warnings by the CIA and other security agencies that Osama Bin Laden was “determined” to attack us on our soil.
And on this very day the war criminal Dick Cheney chooses to remind us that it is President Barack Obama who is soft on terrorism, and will weaken us defensively. This scurrilous lie would be laughable were it not so sad. Not only did Bush/Cheney ignore all the warning brought to them by the CIA and other agencies which led directly to 9/11, but they then preyed on the raw inflamed emotions of the citizens of this country and lied us into an undeclared war with the innocent country of Iraq. A war that has cost the lives of 4,487 US troops, and wounded 32,223, 20% of which are serious brain or spinal injuries. as well as almost 120,000 civilian lives, while stealing our tax dollars for this misadventure and bankrupting our economy.
We must never forget this when the Republican party asks for our vote and our trust, and claims they alone can protect us. We must never forget that Cheney’s former company Halliburton made a small fortune on this neat little war of his.
Here is the link to my music video remembrance on this day:
P.S. On the anniversary of 9/11 we must remember a few things. I will also add to this previous blog that thanks to the disastrous economic policies of the Bush/Cheney admin which not only impacted us but also took down many of the economies of the western world (our allies) that if we choose to be the world’s policeman – we will be alone. No country is now willing to squander more lives and treasure on military incursions into other lands far from them. So, in effect, the greed and ineptitude of the Bush/Cheney economic policy may have done us an unintended great favor in putting a check on our military actions – lest we go it alone. I will add that I believe President Obama has played the Syrian crisis with the adroitness of a great chess master, using the threat of power to force Russia into putting pressure on it’s ally Syria to get them to turn over it’s chemical weapons. It is interesting to note that the usually gung-ho for war Republicans can ruin the “threat” – and the leverage – by their carrying a vote against Obama – who, make no mistake – does not want a war, but does want to force Syria’s hand…and seems at this hour to have done just that.
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