"All the rubbish spouted is just trite when guns and war are your first line of debate. I am ashamed to be a citizen of a nation bankrupt of morality and of wealth." Written just over a year ago. This morning's post is prompted from this article and in particular these prescient words of maxim gun syndrome. As is The USA arms industry. "The Kremlin is acutely aware that should the governments of Algeria, Libya and Syria be overthrown and replaced with Western-leaning ones, the Russian military industrial complex would lose around $10 billion worth of arms contracts with these countries. "
All the clap trap about "humanitarian" motives, swept aside so easily by the internet. Intervention is never about democratic principles. Were that so Mugabe and his ilk would all be gone.
No longer do we need the MSM to spoon feed us the trite they so love to peddle. They carry on regardless, toeing the line in order to curry favour with the movers and shakers of the maxim gun philosophy and sell, sell, sell their media junk bonds to a gullible world.
The very same tactics are employed to promote The EU Federal juggernaut. One badly damaged by Germany's self-interest and the terrible failure of the Euro zone debacle, unravelling before our eyes. Bear in mind that were Qaddafi to retain control in Libya, Germany would garner favoured status alongside China and Russia. See, if you peek under the diplomatic skirts you see the ugly, naked, bare faced cheeks of the maxim gun syndrome. Weaponry and power, two cheeks of the same vision revealed! Were you to look for "The Maxim Gun" syndrome in this blog's search section, bottom right, you will find that the Libyan campaign has a long pedigree on Oldrightie.
Update on the syndrome! So scary!