Skip to comments.Is Obama Turning Us into the Next Evil Empire?
Posted on 10/15/2009 5:09:31 AM PDT by Scanian
When Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Union an "evil empire" in 1983, he was articulating in the boldest terms what had always been an American understanding. The Kremlin had long been fomenting communist revolution the world over, and we had long pursued our policy of "containment."
Thus did we fight wars in Korea and Vietnam, facilitate coups d'état against people such as Salvador Allende and support anti-communist rebels such as the mujahedeen in Afghanistan. Of course, plans didn't always come together. There was the Bay of Pigs debacle, and the covert Iran-Contra operation getting front-page exposure. The "police action" in Korea ended in a stalemate and Vietnam just became stale, losing the public and political support necessary for victory.
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Not us. He is destroying us. He is paving the way or clearing the path[whichever term you prefer] for the next evil empire.
The next Evil Empire?
Don’t make us laugh. A bankrupt, weakened country too busy being ripped apart by civil war to take notice of anything else, sure, I see that on our horizon.
But a new Evil in the world? Nope. We’ll just be an enabler for others.
BTW, who will fill the vacuum we leave behind? China?
Evil Empire?? Yes.
When “O” is finished squandering our social equilibrium, gutting the US economy, emasculating our national defense our ALLIES will not be able to think of us in any other terms.
By the way SE Asia and most of Asia proper have enjoyed for decades past, and RIGHT NOW enjoy a bounding prosperity BECAUSE America faced-off the Communists in Korea and Viet Nam.
Those two fights must be regarded as victories for the US, whether Liberals want to admit it or not. (We NEVER had a tactical defeat in Viet Nam.)
The case of Honduras (In which Obama puts the eye patch over the good eye)
Senator Demint sought an explanation of the administration's policy: "When I asked Ambassador Llorens why the U.S. government insists on labeling what appears to the entire country to be the constitutional removal of Mr. Zelaya a 'coup,' he urged me to read the legal opinion drafted by the State Department's top lawyer, Harold Koh."
Senator Demint would like to read Koh's opinion. "As it happens," Senator Demint reports, "I have asked to see Mr. Koh's report before and since my trip, but all requests to publicly disclose it have been denied."
Nothing surprises me anymore. Just shaking my head as usual.
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