Skip to comments.Obama makes the case; for Bush (Saturbray)
Posted on 09/14/2013 8:12:54 AM PDT by bray
He said, For hands were lifted up to the throne of the LORD. The LORD will be at war against the Amalekites form generation to generation. Ex 17:16
Obama made the perfect case for Bush invading Iraq in his speech for the very reasons stated to attack Syria. He said it was up to the world to draw a line when it comes to using or threatening to use chemical weapons against his people and children. The case he made was it was too horrible to see all of those children laying dead from chemical weapons makes it a moral case to strike and attempt to overthrow a government which was gassing its own people. As we all know Saddamn Hussain gassed the Kurdish children, Iranian teens and the southern tribes of Iraq children numerous times making a moral imperative to attack and overthrow Saddamn.
He also said we need to keep the weapons from getting into the hands of our enemies which is the very argument George Bush gave and was vilified 8 years for it. In Syria we are looking at fighting for Al Queda to overthrow a semi-stable government. Once these animals get their hands on these weapons which are very possibly Saddamns there will be no telling where they will end up or who will be gassed. If you take the least risk it would be to leave Assad in control of those weapons and take them away from Saddam if you are concerned about dangers to the rest of the world.
Obama also stated it would send an important message to other bad guys like North Korea which was one of the reasons George Bush attacked Iraq. Saddam made Assad look like a piker since he had the strongest military in the Middle East. His Republican Guard was battle tested in their wars against Iran and Kuwait with what was known by every intelligence agency in the world as a possessor of chemical weapons as were many of his neighbors. After Bush had taken Iraq and killed Hussain to the consternation of liberals like Obama, Libyas Kadaffy gave up his weapons and became a less aggressive dictator. So once again, Obama is using the same argument and essentially saying Bush should have definitely attacked Iraq for his reasons given.
He also mentioned he needed to go to Congress to receive their approval for war actions against Syria. Not only did Bush go to Congress, but went to the UN where he got overwhelming approval for the intervention of which neither are going to approve of Syria. Bush took his proposal to the Congress and they overwhelmingly approved with the very people who stabbed him in the back such as approvers Biden, Clinton, Kerry, Feinstein, Schumer, Edwards and Reid who now get a pass. In the world of hypocrisy these Democrats are superpowers.
It appears that according to Obomber, George Bush did everything right and should have gone to war in Iraq to protect the world community and the United States. Saddam was a threat to the United States who most likely had Chemical Weapons which were moved outside and perhaps to Syria. He said he had them and there was a very good chance he would use them against another country and if possible against the US. It was up to Bush and his military to decide what the chances of that happening were and if it were likely what were the possibilities of overthrowing him successfully.
If there were even a 5-10% chance he could get a weapon into the US and detonate, that was too great a risk for any President to take. His job was to protect the country and if a thousand or more were killed in a gas attack he could not realistically sit by and let that possibility occur. Even if it were a 1% chance which it certainly was given the possibility of turning it over to Al Queda after the 911 attacks and his hands were basically tied that he had to make that call. Obama is making the same call with a zero chance of Assad ever being able to attack the US or any other country, but he is attacking due to the moral outrage.
In the end, Obamas speech validated the war in Iraq and George Bushs need to attack Saddamn Hussain. He never thought about his reasons as being a justification of Bushs decision, but they certainly are. Not only do they justify the going to war of GW, but you can take every one of those reasons and multiply them by a factor of ten due to the power of Saddam and the connections he had to terrorists. After the attack on the Twin Towers and the potential of losing tens of thousands of lives if that were a midday attack, he had no choice but to go into Iraq.
The war in Iraq did get rid of the most dangerous dictator in that region who was the regions bully. He would have attacked America or another country if he could and it sent a message to other dictators like Kaddafi that they would no longer be tolerated. When he was finished that part of the region was as stable as it had been in a long time and Iraq does have a fragile form of democracy which may survive if the terrorists like those attacking Libya, Egypt and Syria dont overthrow it. If you need more validation for George Bush going to war and being justified for Iraq you need look no further than the leader of the Democrat Party, Barack Hussain Obama. So now that Obama has made the case, when is Bush going to get his thank you from him?
Pray America is Waking Up
Going to war to “send a message”.
I hope Repubs are not trying to garner votes by mentioning the name Bush.
I’m completely done with that new world order family, will never vote for any candidate remotely connected to them.
All I see is hundreds of billions being borrowed in the name of the US taxpayer - to be rung up as sales by defense contractors.
And I see new world order using the US military as its own military.
As much as I loathe the humiliation and contempt for America that this clown is causing, I still find the irony of the situation sardonically amusing.
And, ironically, John Kerry, who opposed Bush in 2004 as the case against Iraq riveted attention, is carrying out the Bush line of rhetoric at State.
The worm turns.
Im completely done with that new world order family, will never vote for any candidate remotely connected to them.
Zerobozo, Kerry, McAnial, and Grahaministry are now totally irrelevant in the real world outside of the beltway.
“The left” is supposedly “anti-war”, yet this adminstration pursues wars with even less legal pretense than the last, which the left vociferously opposed.
The continued warmongering of this administration forces all but the most naive and the conciously dishonest to see that US administrations are controlled by a world financial oligarchy.
As such, the hard left postured as “anti-war” to suit its backers in Moscow Centre. Actual pacifists like the Quakers and such were easily enlisted to give the “movement” credence as being opposed to war, etc.
But you and I know better. The American left operated back then on behalf of America’s enemy and does so today. If waging “war” helps bring down the America he despises (white middle class/private sector/Christian), Obama will wage war.
He’ll indulge whatever hypocrisy is necessary to further erode America’s traditional values and functions.