A strange thing happened when America was attacked by Saudi terrorists on 9/11. Nobody in the US seemed to ask the question why? Thereby ignoring the first dictum of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War “Know your Enemy.” Maybe we have gone backwards since the wisdom of the sixth century B.C.
Tomi Lahren, the anchor of On Point with Tomi Lahren on One America News Network (OANN), ended her program Saturday by excoriating President Obama for not affirming the attack in Chattanooga was the result of “radical Islam” and not “workplace violence.”
“President Obama, if you won’t say it, I will: radical Islam. This is not workplace violence. This is not a criminal act with motives unknown. This is terrorism. The suspected shooter, Muhammad Abdulazeez, a devout Muslim. Do I care that he seemed like an all American young man? Do I care that he was good at mixed martial arts or a smart, quiet guy? Do I care that his high school friends wouldn’t classify him as ‘overly religious?’
“No, I don’t give a flying you know what about any of that,” Lahren continued. “Was he linked to ISIS or al-Qaeda or Hamas, or any of the 15-plus offshoot terrorist groups? Does it matter? I’m sorry, but radical Islam is becoming the rule, not the exception. Yesterday’s moderate is today’s terrorist. I care that this SOB killed four of our United States Marines, and I care that our commander-in-chief is more concerned with Muslim sensitivity than the honor and sacrifice made by these Marines.”
Now this is the twenty-first time our military men and women have been attacked here at home. This is not a Middle East problem, this is an American problem, and I’m sorry but I can’t sit here and let this go. Not anymore.”
Lahren, originally from Rapid City, S.D., was given the opportunity to host a show on OANN at 22-years-old last September after graduating from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in something called “Media Studies”.
“Four United States Marines are now dead,” Lahren said, continuing in a meaningless conflatrion. “Climate change didn’t kill them. Lack of free community college didn’t kill them. The income gap, wage inequality — nope, not those things either. Gay marriage? Nope. Oh, white racism? Not that either. So what did?”
— Young Conservatives (@YoungCons) July 23, 2015
Tomi Lahren is right to suggest that this is so unfair as the United States never interferes in the Muslim World and does not have American boots on the ground in Muslim Lands. OK, it does spend as much as the REST THE WORLD COMBINED on mostly wasted military expenditure to fill up the bone yards of the future and militarise police forces with its cast offs, it did overthrow democracy in Iran in 1953 and install an oppressive US backed tyranny in its place, it did guarantee the extremist Wahabi Tyranny in Saudi Arabia since Trumann met Ibn Saud on an American warship in 1948 to guarantee oil supplies and since then the Saudis which has been spreading and financing religious fundamentalism around the world including those who devised and carried out the 9/11 terror attacks on New York. Yes, the US has exported terrorism worldwide, remember the Contras in Nicaragua and all the other democratic sovereign governments you undermined worldwide?
— Lauri Bussell (@lauribussell) July 25, 2015
It did bomb Cubana de Aviación Flight 455 killing all 73 people on board in 1976 and protects the terrorists responsible in the United States and has proudly engaged in terrorist activities against Cuba for years while maintaining an illegal economic blockade against the country. The United States did shoot down Iran Air Flight 655 an Iran Air civilian passenger flight from Tehran to Dubai on 3 July 1988, with the loss of 290 lives, 66 of them young children, which was flying a scheduled flight on a civilian air corridor with its transponder on. Even though the US Navy’s own enquiry found the Captain & Crew of the USS Vincennes both incompetent and to have lied about the circumstances it exonerated them, later promoted them and refused to apologise to Iran for this illegal act.
The United States armed and trained the Mujahideen in Afghanistan to fight the Soviet Union in Afghanistan, indeed it has even made a film “Charlie Wilson’s War” celebrating its support for Muslim extremists who Ronald Reagan, the President who armed the Nicaraguan terrorists and lied about it, compared to America’s Founding Fathers. Today these same people are known as the Taliban and are no longer regarded as “Our SOB’s.” The CIA’s proudest “asset” in Afghanistan was a Saudi millionaire called Osama Bin Laden. It knew his family well as the Bin Laden’s were the Saudi’s who made the Bush family rich. The United States illegally invaded Iraq in 2003 telling outright lies about its reasons for doing so and dishonestly tried to link Iraq to the 9/11 attacks. Due to this invasion and the staggering incompetence and corruption of the subsequent US occupation Iraq has remained destroyed, over a million people have died and the region has been destabilised with extremism and the Saudi, Turkish and Qatari supported ISIS setting a new benchmark for cruelty and extremism.
So today the United States has a military presence in 143 countries of the world and 12 rather useless and hideously expensive carrier battle groups and who knows how many nuclear submarines circling the world. It’s foreign policies have been exposed by Edward Snowden and others to be hideously amoral and driven by naked self interest. Its bogus war on Terror has been as successful as its equally bogus War on Drugs which totally ignores its own role in creating the market for and financing drug consumption. It’s not even as if its policy of paying lip service to partnership while pursuing its own selfish short term interest driven by its people’s greed and consumption has been particularly successful. It has demonstrated its military incompetence and limitations in Korea (it lost and Korea remains partitioned), in Vietnam (It lost and destroyed any semblance of moral authority), in Afghanistan (It lost and left behind a corrupt Narco-State which has increase heroin supply 10 fold) or in Iraq (It lost and left behind a stool pigeon army which largely didn’t exist and won’t fight.)
And of course in the Middle East the United States finances, arms and protects a proxy nuclear armed rogue state which continues to beak International Law, to illegally settle on occupied Arab lands and with deep terrorist roots has attacked each and every one of its neighbours. This State is led by the son of a prominent Jewish racist whose view is that the United States Foreign Policy should not be decided by Congress but by Israel. A third of America’s overseas aid goes to Israel, the 16th richest country per capita in the world. It is worthwhile looking at the danger of zealotry to Israel and the way the extremists of Likud and religious parties have normalised their extremity to the world media and particularly to the American Public. They have made extremism feel the norm to the extent that the extremist Likud Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu feels he can lecture the US Congress on their “duty” to Israel. Remember this is the Israeli demagogue of whom assassinated Israeli Prime Minister’s wife Leah Rabin said “Netanyahu created the climate that killed my husband.”
In America inspired by the simplistic comic book view of the Murdoch owned media you have Bimbo rent-a-gobs like Tomi Lahren from the boondocks of American who straight out of a degree in “Media Studies” at the world unrenowned University of Las Vegas is given a job as a bimbo presenter based no doubt on her searing intellect. It is an America which makes a mockery of its own stated principles by acting as a mobster style judge, jury and executioner throughout the world by following the Israeli lead of “targeted assassinations” throughout the world by drone. The originator of this form of terrorism was the father of Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama’s first Chief of Staff, who organised the Jewish terrorist Irgun organisation’s assassination of its enemies. While these started off being Arab civilians they wnt on to include 2 British Soldiers, one a Jewish lad from the East End of London, 91 killed in the King David Hotel massacre, which include 14 Jews, a number of them Holocaust survivors, and the Deir Yassin massacre of 120 Arab civilians. Israel, a terrorist State true to its deep terrorist origins.
Tomi Lahren tries to make sense of a world for her audience in transit from their chicken wings to their porn channel by suggesting the greatest threat to America is not its own internalised world view, its stupidity and greed, its corruption of the ideals of the Founding Fathers, its inability to tackle its own drug consumption and greed or the 34 Americans a day whose lives are brutally ended by morons with guns. Rather in this secular Republican State where Church and State are very wisely separated in the Constitution it is the religion of a small minority of its citizens in a land where Freedom of Religion and Belief is a fundamental cornerstone of its Constitution.
To Dumbos like the Tomi Lahren’s rather than answer difficult questions as to why America is failing in its relations with the Muslim World it is far better to dumb wrap yourself in sham patriotism tinged with racist disrespect to your President and Commander in Chief and overlay this with a heavy layer of Islamophobia.
Lahren appeared (with those other Great American Minds Donald Trump and Sarah Palin) at CPAC at what some commentators with a gift for understatement called “Three Generations of Stupid.” She was described thus:
“In what was clearly an audition to be the next blonde bobblehead on Fox News Channel, Tomi Lahren (who?) successfully made Palin look like an elder statesman, and I wouldn’t be shocked if that was the goal. At 22-years-old, Tomi, who until a few months ago probably dotted the “i” in her name with a tiny heart, appeared as a token GOP Millennial. And frankly, if I was a Millennial, I’d be personally offended that CPAC considered her to be explicitly representative of my generation.”
Jeez, no wonder the University of Nevada Las Vegas didn’t make it into the world’s top 1000. Jeez, if I was Tomi Lahren I’d ask for my tuition fees back and go on the drugs American Foreign Policy and money have made so freely available! As Homer Simpson once said “The one thing which is as good as drugs is more drugs!” Doh!