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Syria: Obama’s Weapon of Mass Distraction

By August 29, 2013No Comments
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By Wayne Allyn Root

Three things are happening right now under Obama that are unprecedented.

First, Obama is about to go to war in Syria and risk your sons and daughters lives on behalf of our enemy Al Qaeda. 

Second, he is about to risk starting World War III.

Third. Obama has chosen curious “red lines” for the American people. Obama’s defenders say, “Syria passed the red line. We have no choice.” Really? So we now call extremist Muslims killing other extremist Muslims a “red line” that demands U.S. intervention? But extremist Muslims in Egypt burning over 70 churches to the ground and killing Christians is not a “red line?” In one place (Syria) we want to go to war. In the other (Egypt) we continue to send billions in foreign aid as a reward. 

Are you on board with Obama’s goals?

Why the sudden drumbeat for war? Could it be because America’s unemployment problem under Obama is unfixable? 90 million working-age Americans are not working. The Labor Participation rate is the lowest for men since 1947 (since measurement began). Obama has no way out.

The same holds true for our partners in the EU like UK and France. Unemployment for the EU region is 12.1%- the worst in history. Almost 20 million Europeans are unemployed. Youth unemployment in the EU is just under 25%. 

How do you solve such a human psychological disaster? You go to war.

Voila. Suddenly young people with no job prospects have a job- in the military. They have a check…a place to live..something to do. They no longer have time to commit crimes, or riot in the streets.

America got out of the last Great Depression with the help of World War II. How convenient that Obama lit the fuse for the Arab Spring…helped to topple dictators friendly to U.S. interests…and took the side of the Muslim Brotherhood. Now, it’s all coming home to roost. 

We fomented instability, supported the radicals who hate America and Israel, and now we’re feigning shock that the Middle East is in flames? Remember that line from the police captain in the movie Casablanca? “I’m shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here!”

What a funny coincidence that a war would solve Obama’s worst problems all at once:

A) War would stir patriotism and force Americans to rally around the President.

B) Obamacare is a nightmare for Obama and his party. It’s so unpopular even Democrats and unions are running away from it. Congress has passed a law to exempt themselves. Obama himself is postponing major aspects of Obamacare for fear it will lead to a GOP landslide in 2014. Going to war is the perfect distraction, at the perfect time.

C) Obama couldn’t create a job if it hit him in the face. He can’t spell J-O-B. War will create instant jobs. And hey, if thousands of young men die, that too will reduce the ranks of the unemployed for years to come.

“Nonsense” Obama’s supporters will protest. You know, those same people that marched in the streets protesting our involvement in Iraq. Those same people who questioned CIA intelligence about “weapons of mass distraction,” yet who now readily accept the CIA’s claims about Syria using chemical weapons. Those same people who called Bush a murderer, now accept Obama bombing and killing citizens in Syria. Syria is the new Iraq. 

The key to life (and politics) is to choose your friends carefully. In Egypt Obama supports the Muslim Brotherhood. This is the same group that supported the Nazis during WWII. Their leader Muhammad Morsi said in speech last year, “The Qur’an is our constitution, the Prophet is our leader, Jihad is our path and death in the name of Allah is our goal.”

In Syria our new friends are worse than the Muslim Brotherhood (if that’s possible). The rebels fighting the Syrian government are Al Qaeda. These are the murderous terrorists who are the sworn enemies of America and Israel. This is who Obama is asking our sons and daughters to die for?

Have we learned nothing from Iraq? I was gung-ho about Iraq. I thought it was a noble cause to set the Iraqi people free from a tyrant. You know what I found out? We meant well, but it was a disaster. It was none of our business. It was not worth the cost- in dollars or human life. The Iraqi people we heroically risked and sacrificed for, don’t thank us, they hate us. Why would we want to do it again? Our Middle East interventions CAUSE more hatred, more terrorism, more death.

Let’s not forget that our intervention in Libya put weapons in the hands of radical Muslims who it now appears used those weapons to attack our own Libyan Embassy and murder our U.S. Ambassador and 3 brave Navy Seals. You know, that’s the tragedy that was covered up by Obama and Hillary Clinton by blaming it on a movie. Who killed our brave men in that Libyan embassy? Al Qaeda. The people Obama now wants to partner with.

Have we not learned that our Middle East interventions always work out badly? Now we are going to do it again. Except this time it’s far worse. This time Russia and China and Iran are on Syria’s side. This time it could lead to World War III. Have we lost our minds?

I have obvious questions…

First, was this Obama’s plan from the start? Is war the only way out to save the U.S. economy from collapse? Is war the perfect way to distract the American people from the economic carnage caused by Obama’s policies?

Second, would you send your son or daughter to die to support Al Qaeda? I know I wouldn’t.

This is a new level of insanity- even for Obama.