He's the ex-Marine officer and former UN weapons inspector who
said during the build up to the Iraq invasion that Iraq DID NOT
have weapons of mass destruction.
Ritter was slandered and threatened for expressing this opinion.
He was 100% right.
Ritter was warning Americans as early as 2002 that Bush & Co.
were going to invade Iraq. At the time, people thought the very
idea was crazy.
He was 100% right.
Now Ritter says that the signs are clear:
Bush & Co. will attack Iran before Bush's time is up unless they
already has authorization to order an attack on Iran
without asking for approval from Congress. Blanket
war powers have already been granted him and unless
taken away, he can use them any time on any country.
2. Iran - like Iraq - has no nuclear
Nuclear ENERGY program? Yes, but that is far from
having a nuclear weapons program.
In fact, UN inspectors have concluded after
extensive study and investigation there are no nukes
in Iran - but this simple fact is NOT being reported
by the US new media.
Instead the US news media is manufacturing claims
that the President of Iran has threatened Israel
with annihilation and is supplying Iraqi insurgents
with weapons (both false claims.)
3. An attack on Iran will not be without
consequences to the US.
Iran has three times the population of Iraq and
unlike Iraq which was militarily shattered after
Gulf War I and over ten years of sanctions and US
bombing, Iran has a fully capable conventionally
In 2006, Hamas - military students
of Iran - defeated a full bore attack by Israel in Southern
Iran can easily shut down the Straits of Hormuz and stop the
flow of oil out of the Middle East. Oil has recently been as
high as $80 per barrel. A Middle East shutdown could skyrocket
the price to $250 per barrel or more,
Great for Bush's friends in the oil industry.
Disastrous for the US economy.
Remember, Bush & Co. have mastered the art of profiting from
catastrophe. Think 9/11, Iraq and New Orleans. Each one of these
evens has been a massive financial windfall for the Bush family
and their allies.
I will be posting video from Ritter's talk soon.
In the meantime, you can hear Iran's president on the Charlie
Rose show here:
Stopping the Bush administration from attacking Iran and
creating a catastrophe many times bigger than the one they have
created in Iraq should be every sane American's focus until Bush
is out of office.
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