The phrase “thinking about the unthinkable” has always been associated with the unthinkable cataclysm of a nuclear war, and rightly so.
Lately, though, I’ve been pondering another kind of unthinkable scenario, nearly as nightmarish (at least for a democracy) as a thermonuclear Armageddon, but one that has been rolling out in far slower motion: that America’s “war on terror” never ends because it’s far more convenient for America’s leaders to keep it going – until, that is, it tears apart anything we ever imagined as democracy.
I fear that it either can’t or won’t end because, as Martin Luther King pointed out in 1967 during the Vietnam War, the United States remains the world’s greatest purveyor of violence – and nothing in this century, the one he didn’t live to see, has faintly proved him wrong.
Considered another way, Washington should be classified as the planet’s most committed arsonist, regularly setting or fanning the flames globally, from Libya to Iraq, Somalia to Afghanistan, Syria to – dare I say it – in some quite imaginable future Iran, even as our leaders invariably boast of having the world’s greatest firefighters (also known as the US military).
Scenarios of perpetual war haunt my thoughts. For a healthy democracy, there should be few things more unthinkable than never-ending conflict, that steady drip-drip of death and destruction that drives militarism, reinforces authoritarianism, and facilitates disaster capitalism.
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America is NOT a democracy, it is a Constitutional Republic. Everyone who uses the word “democracy” when talking about the American political system, is deliberately trying to push the idea of the Constitutional Republic OUT of the minds of the people in order to make this nation into a marxist shithole country without the power to stop the NWO/OWG!