Now as Obama takes over, let us be candid. Bush didn't invade Afghanistan and Iraq, AMERICA DID!
Deep-Pockets that control the corporate governance of America have always wanted the public to shift all the blame for mass-murder by Americans on Bush and Cheney - have these two take the heat - protect Americans' image of themselves as good guys.
That makes people feel fine about themselves and ready to follow orders
How bad have Americans been to follow murderous orders, again, within memory of the murderous war on Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia among other smaller travesty wars? How bad is America for not impeaching its president(s) who lied, broke laws, and gave the murderous orders? for believing preposterous lies again and again? for continuing to believe its conglomerate owned media is honest and reliable? for torturing, arrest and imprisonment without trial?
During the Vietnam war, with the draft, many felt forced to go kill innocents. Actually, those that went to attack that poor country went willingly, for thousands of real America patriots went to Canada or to jail, inspired by Muhammad Ali.
But notice the willingness of those that still go to Iraq and Afghanistan to kill with 'patriotic' chests bursting with support from loved ones - though knowing
that the 9/11 attackers were all from Saudi Arabia. from the next maximum leader's chain of command, whether the orders be murderous or not.
Weaknesses in character of Americans?
'Hey, don't blame me! I was ordered to shoot into that house full of Iraqis or Afghanis! Blame the President, and don't blame Americans for not impeaching that President, after all we are powerless in an only pseudo democracy.'
Huh? Are Americans not allowed to go into the street? Can we claim to be innocent victims living in an absolute dictatorship, or are we simply too busy, preoccupied in selfish indulging in their material possessions and private enjoyments?
American indifference to their taking of foreign lives by the millions is legendary. While six Presidents were ordering the crucifixion of the agrarian population of three French colonies, Americans were partying.
And the only Americans who openly express guilt are those activists among us who know they did far too little to stop the slaughter of people in dozens of Third World countries, just during this author's lifetime.
Those who would place all the blame on Bush, would seem to be more concerned about hurting the feelings of Americans, than the millions of lives Americans have stupidly taken, and unconcerned with stopping the taking of more lives that is still ongoing today.
America has many voices that speak for it. Yours truly has lived most of his life in countries where the majority of humanity lives, and there is where his heart is. He therefore tries to speak for the billions bereft of control over their own natural resources who have no access to the global conglomerate media that condemns their children to hard work for the population of the industrialized world.
They are just lucky when America choses not to bomb them. America, not Bush, not Cheney, not the people these two pathetic creatures took orders from, not future presidents who will have similar pressures upon them to bomb and invade, but Americans themselves, in and from the United States of America, will be doing such bombing and invading if it continues to be done - except where they have the bombing and invading done by a U.S. armed and funded satellite like Ethiopia.
To have Obama change America, Americans best be willing to face up to what we are, what we have been, what we are doing, and what we have done.