Will the real Donald Trump please stand up? If pictures of suffering children is all it takes to launch America into – at best another Iraq-style debacle, and at worst – World War 3…… then our military is about to be very, very busy. According to Eric Trump, Ivanka Kushner was “heartbroken and outraged” over images of children in Syria, and that “she has influence” over her father’s decisions, and that in turn the President was “deeply affected” by the pictures he was shown. Let me be clear, I still support the agenda laid out by Trump in the year leading up to the election. My concern is that since being sworn in the President has surrounded himself with some bad actors, and I didn’t vote for them and their status-quo agenda.
When idiots like Fareed Zakaria, John McCain, Hillary Clinton, Bill Kristol, and Lindsey “I haven’t found the right woman yet” Graham suddenly decide to sing the praises of striking Syria and Russia, and in turn President Trump, you know that the wrong decisions are being made. Also, why are we now adding the picturesque little hellhole known as Montenegro to NATO? Do people realize that any attack on a NATO country requires a military response by the United States? Or that the United States carries the largest financial burden for NATO, even though it is a treaty for the defense of Europe – not the United States? Donald Trump repeatedly promised during the campaign to withdraw from, or defund, NATO……..and to not get involved in the Syrian civil war, so what has changed?
It is concerning to me that without investigation or facts ( what kind of “gas”- no gloves or masks were present on aid workers – and ISIS in Syria has used gas attacks in an attempt to effect a response before-*NYTimes 11/21/16 ) , we launched an attack on Syria, a westernized nation not beholden to Sharia law – in support of islamists who would enforce the most archaic theocracy imaginable. Why can we not extricate ourselves from this region? What is our interest, and why is there no effort to explain to the American public a rationale for this dangerous folly? All I can find is the same old garbage about “moral obligations” and “protecting the children”, and I’m sorry…….I care about the citizens of the United States and their children first and foremost – and I’m sick and tired of sacrificing America’s youth and our financial future for some Islamic Dump of a Country on the other side of the world. Did Bosnia and Iraq prove nothing?
I still believe in the agenda that Trump put forth, and that we voted for……….but where is it? The course of events does not seem to be any different from that of a Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton presidency so far, and I find that entirely unacceptable. I can only conclude that people like life-long Democrat and Globalist banker Jared Kushner need to go, because they are anathema to the stated goals of the newly elected President, and they are not representative of the people who brought Trump to the dance. Establishment “nevertrumpers” are still just that, and appeasing their desires for a third World War will not make them stop undermining and demonizing the President. Now that the islamists know what it takes to goad The West into fighting on their behalf, look for several more of these chemical attacks to occur in an attempt to mobilize our severely depleted military. Maybe someone should give some pictures of suffering American children dying in the inner cities to Ivanka, or pictures of third-term aborted babies…….perhaps then we would mobilize the Federal Government on our own behalf.
“A good General not only sees the way to victory, he also knows when victory is impossible” – Polybius, 2nd Century B.C.
“These are beautiful pictures……..of our fearsome armaments……and missiles” – Brian Williams MSNBC