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The Slaughter In Iraq and Other Truths: Apparently, early analysis indicated the voice on recently released videotape is that of Osama bin Ladin, a U.S. official said Friday, as President Bush called the tape "a reminder of the dangerous world in which we live." Bush is never able to rise to the heights of FDR, who taught that '... all we have to fear is fear itself...' It begins easily to look as though his constituency consists of two segments, those profiting heavily from the war and those frightened half to death by his self-serving fear mongering. Finally, ORB's accounting of civilian deaths is a shocker, but not to me! Coincidence, High Treason, or Just Doing Business the Usual Way and What is The Difference? The Hidden Cost Of War In Human Lives Today, the LA Times, a few scattered independent radio news reports and The Huffington Post, The New York Times and Numerous online news services ran the story that Electronic MSM avoided, and the death civil toll has been estimated in Iraq today as anywhere between 1,000,000-1,200,000-1,500,000, which spans even above the range I have been predicting for weeks; 655,000-775,000-1,100,000. In a survey conducted in August, ORB, the British polling agency which has carried out several surveys on the state of the war in Iraq, let fly their latest in the face of Petraeus and Bush playing down civilian deaths, saying that the toll has fallen 55% since the invincible surge began, but failed to publish numbers The military has said civilian deaths from sectarian violence have fallen more than 55% since President Bush sent an additional 28,500 troops to Iraq this year, but it does not provide specific numbers. ORB is outing the number at about 1.2 million since the war began. Their survey was a door-to-door survey of household asking more than 2,000 households, how many people in their homes were killed since 2003 ORB said it drew its conclusion from responses to the question about those living under one roof: "How many members of your household, if any, have died as a result of the conflict in Iraq since 2003?" Based on 4,050,597 households in Iraq, the 1.2 million figures was reasonable. Both the government and the military, however, have refused thus far to provide a count of civilian deaths. That stalling may soon end however, because they are up against a civil lawsuit demanding such information. ORB says its poll has a margin of error of +-2.4%. According to its research 22% of the household nationwide had at least one war related violent death. Forty-eight percent were shot to death and twenty percent were killed in bombings of various sorts; car bombs, and military bombardments caused most of the other fatalities. While the medical journal, Lancet put the number at 654,965; Iraq's government said such a figure was "ridiculous." One article calls ORB's projection the highest yet, however, the New York Times today put the figure closer to $1.5 million deaths. I had recently moved my guesswork, from 655,000, to 775,000 and last week to 1.1 million, "at least!" Is There A Bushite Bin Ladin Partnership? Apparently, early analysis indicated the voice on recently released videotape is that of Osama bin Laden, a U.S. official said Friday, as President Bush called the tape "a reminder of the dangerous world in which we live." Bush is never able to rise to the heights of FDR, who taught that '... all we have to fear is fear itself...' It begins easily to look as though his constituency consists of two segments, those profiting heavily from the war and those frightened half to death by his self-serving fear mongering.

After identification and translation, it was determined that although the voice was identified as that of Bin Laden, he made no threats against the USA. Because the tape mentions Democrats gaining the majority in congress, and other more recent matters, some believe it to be brand new. Bin Laden's last video appeared, right on que, within a few days of the 2004 Presidential election, which of course was pure coincidence, right? Especially when most analysts with putting Bush over the top to beat Kerry-that plus credited it the stealing of God knows how many votes in several states. This time the tape is once again on que, to account for the "Fall Surprise" in 2008, which some Bushites have in store for the hapless residents of some "Blue" state city, rife with Liberal voters. Bush of course was ready to accentuate Bin Ladin's comment about the Democrats, saying what they want is the same as what Bin Ladin wants, out of Iraq, when in reality, the al Qaeda, according to analysts and common sense want just the opposite. They have our troops mired down in a no-win vain effort, which is exhausting the military, the economy and is a lame excuse to keep gasoline prices artificially high. "I found it interested that on the tape Iraq was mentioned, which is a reminder that Iraq is part of the war against extremists. If al-Qaeda bothers to mention Iraq, it's because they want to achieve their objectives in Iraq, which is to drive us out," Bush said, trying like all-get-out to tie the democrats to the man most people with working brain cells believe is his partner in crime. He, by releasing such crap lies, is convinced of the stupidity of his supporters and brazenly shows it. Violence is always appealing to the stupid and cowards, and sometimes-stupid cowards want to kill more than they want to live, not for freedom but for hatred and revenge. If they had not felt that way, there never would have been an American Civil War. I find it even more interesting that twice in 3 years Bin Ladin says exactly what the Bushites, if they controlled him, would want him to say-a bit eerie don't you think? In addition, unless you have an empty head up a place where the sun don't shine or are making like an Ostrich, perhaps more than a bit coincidental, wouldn't you say? Osama bin Laden purportedly says in this tape that the Iraq war is "unjust" and the result of the very factor, which brought him his vast wealth, capitalism. "Iraq and Afghanistan and their tragedies; and the reeling of many of you under the burden of interest-related debts, insane taxes and real estate mortgages; global warming and its woes; and the abject poverty and tragic hunger in Africa; all of this is but one side of the grim face of this global system," Bin Ladin says, in this tape according to translators. He further urges Americans to "embrace Islam" which he says would end the war in Iraq, according to the transcript. President Bush, from his trip to Australia, added. "If al Qaeda bothers to mention Iraq, it is because they want to achieve their objectives in Iraq, which is to drive us out and to develop a safe haven," Bush said. He further said, "And the reason they want a safe haven is to launch attacks against America or any other ally. And therefore, it is important that we show resolve and determination to protect ourselves, to deny al Qaeda safe haven and to support young democracies, which will be a major defeat to their ambitions." I, on the other hand, submit, the opposite, the Bushites are partners with Bin Ladin, traitors, war criminals, and I further suggest that the Justice Department investigate the White House's ties to Bib Ladin. That he and Bush on a symbiotic mission, is more than a little coincidental. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff repeated the mantra that al Qaeda to released tapes near the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as usual. He also maintained that there were special alerts up, but that the United States had scored "a win for the good guys" by arresting of terrorist suspects in Germany and Denmark. Another spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, Russ Knocke, a spokesman said Officials had no "credible information" about any imminent threat to the United States, however, in keeping with the need to fuel fear and panic, ala the rubric established by Adolph Hitler, he emphasized the administration's posture that "we are in a period of increased risk." Also to the administration's great advantage, coincidently (once again, of course, as usual) Bin Ladin conveniently ties the findings of scientists on global warming and the Green movement to himself and al Qaeda, a thing the enemies of Capitalists and the Republican's would not be so stupid as to do. This, among the enlightened few, raises suspicions even higher, though most democrats are too cowardly to admit it, that like Big Brother and the Rebel leader, the Bushites and our enemies are one. The evil genius of tying Democrats to science is that since the vast majority of the Bushite vote target, are either wealthy, the less than intellectually gifted, the bigoted, the Far Christian Right, who detest reality, science and truth, preferring, superstition, ignorance and misinterpretation of the bible and what it teaches, most of which in all three camps believe scientists to be atheists, also ties, as if the Bushites wrote the script for Bin Ladin, to hating the democrats by making them appear to his allies. This ties neatly to Bushite policies of slandering all who disagree with the Bushites as traitors, when in fact; the opposite is quite the more accurate supposition. I quote, here, appropriately, George Orwell, from his book, Nineteen-Eighty Four, written in 1948, in which Orwell flopped the last two digits of the year to match from 1948 to 1984, "In some ways she was far more acute than Winston, and far less susceptible to Party propaganda. Once when he happened in some connection to mention the war against Eurasia, she startled him by saying casually that in her opinion the war was not happening. The Government of Oceania itself, "just to keep the people frightened," probably fired the rocket bombs, which fell daily on London. In the transcript bin Laden, identifies even more closely with what the Bushites try to paint as the "Left" those who are atheists, or hate God, or are "tree-huggers" in blaming global warming on large corporations, "The life of all mankind is in danger because of the global warming resulting to a large degree from the emissions of the factories the major corporations," "And despite this brazen attack on the people (global warming), the leaders of the West -- especially Bush, Blair, Sarkozy and Brown -- still talk about freedom and human rights with a flagrant disregard for the intellects of humans?" For six hours General David Petraeus, assisted by UN Ambassador Ryan Crocker, displayed another invented and deviously, deceitful and almost completely fictional account of the "improvements." He neglected to mention that just under 90% of Iraqi citizens deserted their homes as the surge drove them out in fear of their lives. Most of those who fled, according to the International Organization for Migration, according to several sources, saying they had been the focus of attack because of their sect. Both officials said they believed that Iraq was headed for success. Petraeus said, "The military objectives of the surge are, in large measure, being met." Crocker was similarly optimistic: "In my judgment, the cumulative trajectory of political, economic and diplomatic developments in Iraq is upwards, although the slope of that line is not steep. " He claimed that civilian casualties diminished in the last several weeks, not mentioning that in at least one third of that period attacks mounted and that even before the surge began as far back as January and February. However, while he claimed that ethnic/sectarian deaths declined in August, from July's high point, he didn't mention that even July saw a decline before the surge began. He and Crocker never mentioned that, although their claim that Iraqi security force had begun to show marked effectiveness, imbedded Militia forces propped them up, but he did admit that some Iraqi security forces did participate in ethnic violence. The General's charts of the fictional reduction of violence in Baghdad, between August 2007 and December 2006. What they neglected to point out was the sharp change in ethnicity of the region form a majority of Sunni Muslims, to a majority or mixed plurality of Shiite Muslims. When The Bushites-attacked and cornered bin Laden and other top leaders at Tora Bora, the Bushites did not respond by setting a pincer attack, denying Bin Ladin an escape, as a result much of al-Qaeda's leadership fled to the ragged tribal area's of Pakistan. Al-Qaeda was not only relieved, but also amazed at the foolishness of the Bushites, splitting its forces and ordinance, away from Afghanistan, redeploying many to a staging area for the attack on Iraq. It must have seemed to the al Qaeda that Bush was doing them a favor, which indeed he was. It was almost as though the Bushites were unaware that the secular Sunni leader Saddam Hussein was a bitter enemy of al-Qaeda and their Sunni fundamentalists. When Bush then eliminated a strong Sunni rival in Saddam Hussein that blunder apparently drew thousands of angry Muslims to join al-Qaeda's fight. In no time, Jordanian terrorist, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, al-Qaeda no had an unspoken ally in G W Bush. That Bush had saved al Qaeda with what appeared to be blunders was not lost on bin Laden. Those few acts on the part of G W Bush, must have overjoyed Bin Ladin and caused the entire Arab world to have new respect for Bin Ladin, owed Bush Big-Time, and he did not forget and quickly acted to reciprocate when Bush realized he was in a tight battle with JFK as they approached the 2004 election. To reciprocate, Bin Ladin all but handed Bush his final act of support When Bush found himself in a tight battle with Democratic Sen. John Kerry, bin Laden issued a videotape denouncing Bush on the Friday before Election 2004. The tape gave Bush a last-minute leap in the polls, which CIA analysts concluded was exactly bin Laden's plan. Bin Laden wanted to keep Bush around as a foil for four more years; either that or they are in cahoots, like Big Brother and the Rebel leader of Orwell's Nineteen-Eighty-Four. One other avenue to be explored is the Bushites insistence that al-Qaeda wants U.S. troops to leave Iraq so it can establish a safe haven there. The truth is that the terrorist group's internal messages, which were intercepted by U.S. intelligence, tell a different story. They clearly display that al-Qaeda is increasingly uncomfortable about the impact of a sudden American withdrawal.

In July 9, 2005, a letter to al-Qaeda's second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahiri showed concern over a U.S. withdrawal would cause al-Qaeda's newest recruits, who went to Iraq in order to make war on American troops, will pull out and return to their homes. Is There A Bush Bin Ladin Connection? And finally just as Bush is cornered by the Democrats who seem more determined to end the war, riding to Bush's rescue once more, is non-other than Osama bin Ladin, who once profited mightily from the Bush family business-The Carlyle Group, and appears to still have ties to the business through his Saudi family, many of which were also profiteers of that firm, which main investments are arms dealers, oil dealers and refineries and have profited $15,000,000,000 since the "war" began and averaged about ten times as much profit as the average larger corporation do-at 34.7% per year, compared to most American Companies which would be very happy with 3% a year. Now, Bin Ladin says exactly what the Bushites had hoped he would, better even than if they had written his scripted message, or did they? The Communiqués displayed below seem to show that President Bush and Osama have mutual interests in the US staying in Iraq. Bush appears more like Big Brother and Bin Ladin more like the Rebel Leader in Orwell's 1984, as Bush unopposed, has appropriated more presidential power than the Constitution allows, with little action on the part of the completely duped Democratic congress. According to available materials discovered by the US Military, after the killing of Zawahiri, he wrote, "The mujahedeen must not have their mission end with the expulsion of the Americans from Iraq, and then lay down their weapons, and silence the fighting zeal!" He was worried that if the Americans left and the newest al-Qaeda recruits went also, now th al-Qaeda, lacking the reinforcements of those newly recruited would also have to face a slaughter of their remaining troops by outraged Iraqi's wishing to vent their frustration with the Americans, which were too well armed to fight in sustained battle, would go after the depleted al-Qaeda with a new vengeance of al-Qaeda foreign fighters at the mercy of angry Iraqis.

 

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