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Obama said he would react to the uprising in the region "in a way that advances our values and strengthens our security."
That sounds bloody hostile if you ask me. The majority of Middle Easterners have made it very clear that they fear the U.S., and would like to see the aggressive foreign occupation completely disappear from the region. This includes Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, and so on and so forth. What business is it of the U.S. to police the goddamn world? They routinely violate UN mandates, veto resolutions, block democracy and human development at every turn, and enthusiastically throw all their weight behind right-wing fascist dictators who pander to the empire's wants and needs. Democracy be damned. The U.S. has more military power then every other country combined, spends more then every other country combined, has a military budget larger then the entire budget of Australia, has more military bases around the world then any other state, and is the only country on record to be condemned by the World Court for "unlawful use of violence". Anyone who thinks that Obama is even remotely on the "left" or a "liberal" in any way, shape or form really needs to do their research or get their head examined. In many respects he is far worse then Bush II and Cheney ever were, but he formulates his policies in euphonic, soothing prose which lulls his audience into a calm serotonin bliss and numbs their critical faculties, allowing any-and-all data to evade even the most well-refined bullshit detectors. He, Bush and Cheney deserve to be tried in the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity in my honest-to-God opinion. Obama deserves a special dose of contempt for his arrogant and indifferent use of drones in Pakistan, which only have a success rate of 2% (the other 98% being innocent civilian casualties). In reality, Obama is markedly ambivalent about democracy, and will only accept its continuation if the elected representatives serve the interests of the wealthy oligarchs represented by Obama and Co. Obama has blackened the word "change" the way Reagan blackened the term "welfare". The U.S. needs a second political group that has the financial means, professionalism and capacity to stand up and challenge the obsequious Business Party (comprised of the Democrat and Republican caucuses) for presidency next election. Where are the Cynthia McKinneys, the Dennis Kuciniches, the Feingolds, the Bernie Sanders' and the Ralph Naders? These are the politicians of the USA willing to speak out against bloated corporate welfare, short-sighted destructive economic policies and the rampant corruption, arrogance and jingoism in the U.S. Senate and house of Representatives. Naturally, Big Business is repulsed by their democratic populist attitudes, so they get little funding and hence get little votes come Election Day (which really snaps into reality the business-run nature of American society).