Did America ever reclaim her glory? Were we victorious, can we declare the result a victory? I recall Bush II making a speech on an aircraft carrier with a “MISSION ACCOMPLISHED” banner hanging behind him, but I also recall that speech being mocked like all of his other works. In those days, you could ridicule the intellect of the President without being called racist. So it goes.
Did we ever pacify Iraq or Afghanistan? Did we ever defeat Al-Qaeda? Doesn’t look like it, though we now have a movie telling us how our Navy SEALs took out Bin Laden. I heard it was an awesome movie… I’ll chew cut glass in Hell before I watch it.
“There are a lot of smart people out there (that justify their success thus:) ‘It must be because I worked harder than everybody else.’ Let me tell you something: There are a whole bunch of hardworking people out there. If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help.” –President Barack Obama, July 13th 2012
Observation: In our day and age, it isn’t necessary to weave a coherent narrative or construct a logical system of belief. In fact, all one needs to do is simply spew specific words/phrases and create appealing sound bites; let the vulgar rabble fill in the blanks and vote. Continue reading →