7. Libya has the third highest GDP on the African continent, South Africa has the highest, Algeria is second. (http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/)
"Also, few other countries live in such a social comfort, as Libyans do. They have free health care system and treatment. Their hospitals are provided with the best medical equipment in the world. The education in Libya is free of charge. Talented youth have an opportunity to study abroad at the expense of Libya. After getting married, a couple can get more than 60 thousands dinar (50 thousand dollars) of financial help. State credits are non-interest-bearing, and often the principal is written off as well. Automobile's prices are considerably lower, than in Europe and affordable for everyone. Petrol costs 18 cent, and bread 4 cent. Libyans have been provided a very good environment as regards social and job-security, and their general educational level (both males and females can be seen pursuing all branches of university education) is better than that in so-called very affluent Arab countries like Saudi Arabia."
So where is the justification in starting a no-fly zone over Libya? Hasn't the U.S. learned its lesson in interfering in other nation's internal affairs? Just who made Obama the king of the world? Why doesn't he try to emulate some of the achievements that these three countries I just wrote about have managed to achieve? Instead of spending 53% of the entire budget on the military, don't you believe we would be better off fixing our infrastructure, raising our literacy rate and improving our health care?
We are permanently stuck in a military state. How long will it be before we have no civil liberties and end up as serfs working for the "Security State" that we are evolving into? Our government is run by the corporations and the richest families in the country. We have no way to keep money out of our political campaigns so that politicians are bought not unlike puppies at a puppy farm. Then we tell the world we are a "Democracy"!'
The largest transfer of wealth was taken from the American taxpayer and given to the oligarchs on Wall Street that still managed to pay their executives billions of dollars in bonuses. The stock market is straight out of a scene of Alice in Wonderland. Everyone is making money save the Middle Class. The disparity between the rich and the poor has never been as great as it is now. In 2007 the top 1% had 36.7% of the wealth while the other 99% had 64.7%. Altogether the bottom 80% had only 7% of the wealth of this nation. Chew on that for a while.
I'm afraid it is YOU Mr. Obama that is on the wrong side of history. Sooner or later there will be blowback, and it will come in the guise of another American Revolution. A revolution you won't even see coming.
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