What Is This Fear We Have of Iran?
Are We Starting Our Own Domino Theory?

by James Glaser
September 28, 2009

You ever wonder about that? The United States admits to having 9,600 nuclear weapons (say that number out loud "nine thousand six hundred"), but we are horrified that Iran might get even one. Is this another scare tactic from Washington to convince the American people that we have to stop nuclear proliferation in Iran like we did in Iraq? Never mind that Iraq never had the "bomb," and never mind that Iran does not have it either.

If we pull our troops from Iraq and some how get out of Afghanistan, we are going to need another war, and we are going to need it quick!

War means money for a lot of rich Americans. When we are at peace, those people don't make as much money. We have to kill and sacrifice some of our troops so the rich and powerful in America can stay rich and powerful.

So, here is the story. If Iran gets the bomb, they will wipe our friend Israel off the map. That is the story, but if you believe that, you have to believe that Iran is willing to kill the Muslims in Palestine, who live with and next to the Israelis. Also, the neighbors of Israel in Jordan and Lebanon would be greatly affected.

You want to talk about "blow back." Iran knows we would crush them with any nuclear attack on Israel. Plus there is the fact that Iran isn't all that far away from Israel and blow back could easily happen with a change of wind direction.

The United States loves war. In fact, we thrive on it. War is what our economy is based on and what helps keep our unemployment lower that it would be if we loved peace. We have about 1.5 million men and women in uniform, but more that ten times that amount working for the Military Industrial Complex. Without a war economy pumping money into our "defense" industries, we would have to find maybe ten million or more jobs to replace the people working there.

Those are good-paying jobs and about the only work easy to find in America today are for farm labor, and those don't pay much.

Barack Obama knows he has to keep killing people some place on this globe to keep Americans working. It is pretty true, no killing in foreign lands, means no second term for Barack Obama.

So, that means Iran is evil, we must stop them from producing their own bomb, and if need be, we will have to attack them and keep our perpetual war going.

Perpetual war means more money for America's rich and powerful. It means campaign money for our politicians and good paying jobs for millions. It is a win, win, win, situation if you live on this side of the Atlantic.

For those on the other side, it means death and destruction, and a change in their government structure so they can become peace-loving democracies. Then we move on to their neighbors and start the pattern all over again.

Iran is between Iraq and Afghanistan, and everybody knows the dominos won't fall if they are not lined up just right.

Post Script:

I know you have heard how the Obama administration is making a big deal about Iran's "secret" nuclear plant, and how this plant is against UN resolutions, kind of like every thing Iraq did was against UN resolutions before we attacked that country. Well, read the following article, and see what the White House knew and when they knew it. This "secret" plant is just more hype to get us in the mood for a new war.

September 25th, 2009
Sources: U.S. was aware of 'new' Iranian nuke site for years
Posted: 11:18 AM ET

WASHINGTON (CNN) — The United States was aware of Iran's unfinished uranium enrichment site for several years, senior U.S. officials told CNN on Friday.

U.S. officials have known about the facility since President George W. Bush's administration, according to the officials who declined to be identified because of the sensitive nature of the negotiations.

Iran came to realize fairly recently that the facility was no longer secret, so Washington found itself in a race with Iran to reveal the facility to the international community, the officials said.

Iran revealed the site's existence in a letter to the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday, the agency confirmed Friday.

That letter led the Obama administration to provide intelligence on the site to its allies — including China and Russia, in an attempt to get the two countries to support sanctions on Iran.

It was also the impetus for Washington to work with Britain, France and Germany to put together a highly-detailed presentation to the International Atomic Energy Agency on Thursday, the officials said.
— From CNN's Pam Benson, Ed Henry, and Dan Lothian

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