The So-Called “Shocking” Pattern of Obama Repeating Some of the Worst of George W. Bush

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

Obama & Bush: Two Peas in a Pod

Obama & Bush: Two Peas in a Pod

The Shocking Pattern of Obama Repeating Some of the Worst of George W. Bush:
http://www.alternet.org/story/152095/the_shocking_pattern_of_obama_repeating_some_of_the_worst_of_george_w._bush/

(TomDispatch.comDavid Bromwich) Is it too soon to speak of the Bush-Obama presidency?

The record shows impressive continuities between the two administrations, and nowhere more than in the policy of “force projection” in the Arab world. With one war half-ended in Iraq, but another doubled in size and stretching across borders in Afghanistan; with an expanded program of drone killings and black-ops assassinations, the latter glorified in special ceremonies of thanksgiving (as they never were under Bush); with the number of prisoners at Guantanamo having decreased, but some now slated for permanent detention; with the repeated invocation of “ state secrets ” to protect the government from charges of war crimes; with the Patriot Act renewed and its most dubious provisions left intact — the Bush-Obama presidency has sufficient self-coherence to be considered a historical entity with a life of its own.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Shocking? NO!!! Not to me, nor to the millions other Americans who no longer subscribe to the false paradigm of the warmongering two-party fraud-system! Not everyone has had their head in the sand! One thing’s FOR SURE: as the government continues to murder, war, occupy and imperialize, MANY, MANY MORE individuals will awaken from their slumber to the reality of the BIG LIE!

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