Will the US be ever the same again?
Since life is all about flux, we continuously change, therefore any questions of change can be rhetorical in nature.
Yes, caution is advised and one must never underestimate the shenanigans of the neconzix, but the looming victory of Barack Hussein Obama (according to these pundits and this study of polls by Nat Silver) to come November 4, 2009 will be a global watershed event.
The last time the US was this polarized was in 1960 over Kennedy’s Catholicism. And the next time would perhaps be over a woman or a Jew candidate.
The Bush Presidency has managed to drag the US popularity downward throughout the world. He lied and misled the US – a Mass Deception over WMD and led an offensive against Saddam Hussain’s Iraq without a credible exit strategy.
Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq “1,273,378
“Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged)4,189
In U.S. War And Occupation Of Iraq Cost of U.S. War and Occupation of Iraq $567,719,857,615
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The Iraq fiasco was not the only blemish. Like Inspector Clouseau the lame duck occupant of the White House made more blunders. In Afghanistan, in Pakistan, in his fight with Osama bin Laden. But the ultimate blunder that sealed his fate was the dragging down of the Economy.
On October 20, President Bush delivered some good news:
Despite his stated desire to close the American prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, President Bush has decided not to do so, and never considered proposals drafted in the State Department and the Pentagon that outlined options for transferring the detainees elsewhere, according to senior administration officials. NYT
This is indeed good news for all those who support impeaching George Bush. Scroll down to the bottom of this Movement to impeach George W. Bush link and check the 220 plus links.
It is also good news for this writer. From a post written earlier:
As your very diligent correspondent scrutinized the list of guests at Bahia del Guantanamo Bay Resorts he was surprised not to find Al (the Dick) Cheney, Al (Permanent Frown) Bush, Al (Uncle Abdul) Zalmay Khalilzad, Al Donald (Not Duck) Rumsfeld, Al (Laundering) Paul Wolfowitz, Al (plumber) Daniel Pipes in the very exclusive list of guests who have recently visited the resort. Bahia del Guantanamo Bay Resorts: The Ultimate All-Inclusive Experience
This is where former President George Bush should be incarcerated for at least five years before the US finally gives in and hands him over to the ICT (International Crimes Tribunal) at the Hague for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity.