Countries without armies do not go to war

Here we go again. The neocons and the military industrial complex are firing up the American public once again. More money is made for them during war then any other time. We are hearing the same jargon we heard to lead up to the Iraq war. Weapons of mass destruction threatening the U.S. The term “sleeper cells” is being used once again. We are concerned that Iran has counter intelligence groups in Latin America. Gee, I guess they learned that from our tactics all over the world. For some reason the U.S. thinks they are the only country that can go into other countries illegally and kill people they want too. If someone else does it, it is terrorism.

There is no law being broken by Iran continuing their process of nuclear technology in their own country. We, the U.S., who have 1000’s of nuclear weapons are getting ready to go to war with someone that is not even breaking the law. The American public has a short memory and the military, CIA, Pentagon and multinationals know that. So we are given the same scenario over and over and the people get scared, and off to war once again, killing hundreds of thousands of innocent people and our young people going over to fight these useless wars. Fear seems to be the most driving factor to get the people behind these senseless wars. As George Bush once said, “Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice, won’t get fooled again”. Of course we all know he couldn’t even get that saying right.

The U.S. and other countries could learn something from Costa Rica. Countries without armies don’t go to war.

Henry Kantrowitz
Punta Leona

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