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Bush's "New Middle East" Revealed

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Details of the new long term security deal that the Bush administration has been trying to get passed in Iraq are troubling indeed. The Independent has published leaked details of the plan and it’s no wonder that even Maliki is resisting it.

According to the report, Bush wants 50 permanent military bases, full control of Iraqi airspace, free reign to detain and arrest Iraq civilians and conduct military operations without consulting with Iraqi government officials, complete immunity for U.S. soldiers as well as contractors, and all of this is irrevocable no matter who wins the election in Nov.

When you combine this piece of legislation with the Union busting tactics the provisional authority established and the Hydrocarbon law that they are still trying to stuff down the Iraqi’s throat, you begin to get a glimpse of just what kind of “freedom” that Bush and his associates have been gunning for since day one.

This comes out just in time to put a damper on Scott McClellan’s revised history of the Bush administration that paints the entire administration as a well meaning group of idealists that simply wanted to bring democracy to the middle East. Is this what McClellan calls “democracy”?

George W. Bush is doing to Iraq what Saddam tried to do to Kuwait. It is a war crime; an international war of aggression. It is an invasion. and it is criminal in the eyes of civilized society. His “shock and awe” waged on the civilian targets in the opening days of this criminal act are no different than the bombing of London or the Rape of Nanking.

This secret legislation he and Cheney have been trying to force the free people of Iraq to sign proves that his intent has always been criminal. They lied to start this war; they lied to continue it; and they lie now to buy time to keep their corporations in place to rend from the country all the profits they can take. There is no place for imperialism in democracy. We the people would have had none of this war crime had the administration been honest about their intentions to start. That is why they lied. That is why they will continue to lie.

This is not America. They have burned it, rotted it from within with their fear mongering and their race-baiting and their crippling of the economy to foster anger and bitterness between us. They pit left verses right and black verses white, anything to distract us from our real enemy, the real terrorists; them.

How can you not know what they are and what they are capable of? Have you eyes? This deal they press upon the free people of Iraq will enslave them to ruthless usurpers from abroad. Blackwater will move throughout their homes with complete immunity.  Dyncorp will disappear anyone who dares stand up to them. Is this what we will allow in our name? Is there no limit to our complacency?

They will make a slave nation of Iraq for their private profits to rival Saudi Arabia’s slave workforce and China’s. This is the “freedom” Scott McClellan speaks of when he talks about Bush’s intentions for Iraq. This is “The New Middle East”.

McClellan’s books should be returned now. Take them back and return them to the stores for he is a liar and a fraud. Like a “Thousand Little Pieces” his work must be publicly ridiculed. They should be tossed into piles and burned in the streets. 

McClellan’s book are more than simply lies. They are a fraudulent attempt, by the writer and the current administration, to use the governance of this great nation to spin greed and corruption into benevolence and charity. How much of our time our tax-payer time was used to hatch this pathetic attempt to cover their criminal intent?

We must deny them their prize; their “victory” in Iraq for their victory is theft. These are war criminals and they have proven that beyond any doubt with this illegal pact. it is immoral; it is unjust; it is oppression on a national scale. George W. Bush took out a paper tiger so that he could replace him as dictator of Iraq. And we cannot allow it to continue any longer.

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