|Introduction||Guilty of Torture||God On Our Side|
|9/11||Torture Glossary||Cindy Sheehan Protest|
|Blog To Discuss The Iraq War||Bush’s Five Big Lies||The Muslims Will Kill Us All!|
|feedback||Bush’s Untrue WMD Statements||Don’t Marry A Soldier|
|American Terrorists||How You Know Bush Lied about WMDs||Don’t Enlist|
|American War Criminals||Iraq War Motives||Do Enlist|
|Disrespecting American Soldiers||Altruistic War Motives||The Coming Draft|
|Joke||Selfish War Motives||The Ideal War|
|Iraq War Casualty Pictures||Popular War Motives||Spoken Word Links|
|Abu Ghraib Torture Pictures||Economic Cost of the Iraq War||Video Links|
|Navy Seals Pictures||Beheadings||Books|
|Fallujah Pictures||History||Related Essays by Roedy|
|DU Baby Pictures||Why The Iraqis Fight So Hard||Links|
|Culprit Pictures||What The Iraqis Want||Taking Action|
|Protestor Pictures||Republican Denial||What You can Do|
|Links To Pictures||Republicans Pretend Not To Notice||Mark Twain’s War Prayer|
|Body Counts||Saddam Hussein||War Is A Racket|
|Defense Science Board||Future||Wounds by Dr. Norman Bethune|
|Atrocities||Mind Your Own Business!||How Will The Iraq War End?|
|Tortures||Why I Despise Most Americans||Conclusions|
That leaves (3) as the route by which the war will eventually end. If that is how the war will eventually end, we alone have the choice to end it now or end it later. The only people who benefit from dragging it on are corrupt defence contractors like Halliburton. The financial interests of parasites like Halliburton are not a valid motive for war. The war is expensive in suffering, lives and dollars. There is no benefit to ordinary folk in prolonging it.
The problem is the longer the wars drag on, the deeper we dig ourselves in, and the harder they will be to terminate. Defence contractors dig their tentacles of corruption ever deeper into the US government and entrench their entitlements to an ever-larger share of the tax pie. That expendure can only be justified by perpetual war. Even if the Iraq war or Afghanistan wars end, the defence industry will arrange for substitute wars to take over the task of fleecing the tax payer, like the many-headed Hyrda of mythology.
Pride, namely refusing to acknowledge that war in general is an idiotic idea, and that we were collectively damn fools to attack when we were not threatened, is keep us fighting pointlessly. Idiotically, we are happy to throw more corpses on the fire to procrastinate acknowledging those who died before died in vain.
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