November 11, 2004: “ Aside from the rapidly fading allegations of voter fraud (some truth in Ohio and Florida where the Rove people were very busy with technicians and lots of money) we have two topics of some interest this week. The first is a real horror story out of Iraq that is being immediately and very severely suppressed by order of the White House via the Pentagon. It seems that US troops entering Fallujah uncovered several so-called ‘slaughter houses’ where the Iraqi Resistance people had been killing various people. Most of this killing was done when American troops began their attack on the city. Most of the rebel leaders had long ago departed, leaving a small but fanatic rear guard in place to do as much damage to the attacking troops as they could. The real shocker is that the Iraqi resistance people are killing captured GIs! And badly mutilating them, hopefully after they are dead. Why are they doing this? Fanaticism? No, their rationale is that since the US has unilaterally withdrawn from the Geneva Convention (by Bush courtesy of the new AG designate Alberto Gonzales) and since US forces are well-known to have tortured and murdered legitimate Iraqi prisoners of war, they are apparently killing any and all US soldiers that fall into their hands. Pictures of the bodies came over today but no one wants to look at them, so terrible are the mutilations. We cannot hide the existence of these bunkers but the word is to be that only Arabs were killed there. Of course Bush does not care because, according to the now-subservient press, he has a “great mandate” from the American people. More likely a heavy vote by fanatical Jesus Freaks coupled with some Diebold diddlings. We all knew these atrocities would happen except for Bush and of course Gonzales is Bush’s stalking horse. Bush wants Alberto on the Supreme Court and a docile Congress will no doubt oblige the Fuehrer.
The next interesting, and potentially very, very serious, story, concerns the development of the so-called “Eurobloc.” This is an economic and military (!) alliance between the French, the Germans and the Russians. Wonderful! Old enemies now unified against the Son of God in the Monkey Palace. The purpose of the Eurobloc is first to coordinate economies with especial reference to the production, sales and shipping of oil. This oil comes from Russia, Norway and Iran. Buyers are to be: Europe and Asia, bzw China and Japan with some going to South Korea. What does the US get? Zip. The view in most of the European chancelleries is that Bush can dig up Alaska if he wants but they will now start to take care of themselves. The dollar is very weak and the drive, still in utero, is to replace it with a once-weak but now much stronger euro. Oil payments will be made in euros, by general agreement, not dollars. There is a movement for European and Russian (Russia now wants to be seen as a European country, not an Asian one,) divestiture of dollars, many of which are clever Iranian counterfeits anyway.
The more ominous part of the program is the coordination of Russian/German/French military forces to replace both the outdated NATO and the defunct Warsaw Pact. Europe, in other words, will no longer look to Washington for either financial support or military assistance. The Russian military ain’t what it used to be but it is still formidable and coupled with the traditional German military leadership would be a very formidable enemy if Bush chose to threaten it. They have many nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them and Bush, frantically trying to oust Putin, knows this. Given his pigheadedness, it will no doubt ignore the gathering storm until it overwhelms all of us here.
The UN is viewed in all of Europe (except for Poland and the mighty Bulgaria) as a useless talking shop that Bush has gleefully and deliberately destroyed so these three will go it alone and let the Tower of Babel in New York simply die on the vine. I am sorry to say that most of us more enlightened ones clearly saw this coming but no one would dare to discuss this with the Fuehrer because this would conflict with his opium dreams of Imperial Splendor, the nutty Christers vision of Heaven-as-Disneyland and the Likudists vision of more and more eager US support for Israel. People usually get what they have coming but in this case, in the long run, we are all going to pay through the fundament for the manic activities of the Head Chimpanzee and his squealing pack of religious fanatics. We have some really lovely ones coming up now. Bill Frist, who is as weird as they come and has been involved with the law for torturing cats to death and old Alberto who would bring back his very own Spanish (or Latino-Surnamed-Hispanic if you will) Inquisition but only on the guarantee that he could watch the tortures and probably play with himself as he does. I very often pray for an asteroid to land on Washington while Congress is in session and Bush is outside of his deep concrete bunker. Of course this should happen while my family and I are in Orlando watching Brother Jeb’s private Gestapo beating up blacks whom Real Republicans hate. Bush and his creeps want to turn the calendar back to the McGuffy reader days, abolish the Emancipation Proclamation, the Bill of Rights and replace the Constitution with the Ten Commandments. It is reassuring to see our fearless media returning once again to a prone position with their noses right where they used to be. The public can get much more accurate news from the Daily Show. The only reason the members of our media can stand up without a spine is because their skin is so thick. The entire upper levels of the White House, myself excluded, could be replaced with Komodo Dragons and the country would be much better off.”
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