In the early 2000s, many people we knew were marching against the war in Iraq. They said they knew that it was all a lie to move public money into private hands in the name of a phony war.
Now, we have armed servicemen guarding poppy fields in Afghanistan and we’re expected to thank them for our freedom. Well, screw you, Mr. and Mrs. Liberal America — Because we know that your freedom, has been bought not by the soldiers who want to protect you but who are so poorly educated that they can’t tell a lawful order from a criminal one.
We know that the false freedom you fail to enjoy has been brought to you by your own cowardice. You used to stand up against war. Now, because President Donald Trump is against unnecessary war- suddenly you’re for every military action MSNBC puts on your fat, fat dinner plate.
Once upon a time, progressives did not believe there has ever been a just war. There have been necessary wars, and there have been many, many wars designed to do nothing but ritualistically sacrifice young men.
But now, the former party of peace so-called, you don’t even believe in giving peace a chance. Do you remember that song? We think that you do not!
We love our children, and so do the Russians, according to your songbird, Sting. But now we’re saying it, and we mean it. You will not ruin this world for your demonic pride.
Here’s Jimmy Dore with some food for thought.