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jaybeat Donating Member (729 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-19-06 11:59 AM
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14. Nice...and now we have the wingnuts in the MSM making the "case" for war
The insanity and profanity of these freaks appears to have no bounds. They justify senseless death and destruction with the calm demeanor of a broker managing a portfolio.

Check this out from Charles Nuthammer...

Some of the more blood-curdling excerpts:

An aerial attack on Iran's nuclear facilities lies just beyond the horizon of diplomacy. With the crisis advancing and the moment of truth approaching, it is important to begin looking now with unflinching honesty at the military option.

The costs will be terrible:

Economic . An attack on Iran is likely to send oil prices overnight to $100 or even to $150 a barrel. That will cause a worldwide recession perhaps as deep as the one triggered by the Iranian revolution of 1979...We will succeed, but at considerable cost. And it will take time -- during which the world economy will be in a deep spiral.

Military . Iran will activate its proxies in Iraq... activate terrorist cells around the world... Many... will die...

Diplomatic. There will be massive criticism of America from around the world...

These are the costs. There is no denying them. However, equally undeniable is the cost of doing nothing...

There is the larger danger of permitting nuclear weapons to be acquired by religious fanatics seized with an eschatological belief in the imminent apocalypse and in their own divine duty to hasten the End of Days. The mullahs are infinitely more likely to use these weapons than anyone in the history of the nuclear age. Every city in the civilized world will live under the specter of instant annihilation delivered either by missile or by terrorist...

These are the questions. These are the calculations. The decision is no more than a year away.

Even given all of the insanity masquerading as rational government policy that we've already seen, this strikes me as way over the top. I mean, OH MY GOD!!! THESE NUT JOBS ARE REALLY GOING TO DO THIS!!! And he even accuses the Iranians of wanting to bring on the End of Days, when it is the RW Freaks supporting the administration that want this. Talk about projection!

And they try to make themselves sound oh so sensible. Logical. Prudent. Hard choices, but someone's got to make them.

I think they will truly not be satisfied until they destroy the entire bloody world.

The scariest question is, can we stop them?
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