Joe Biden, the Corporatist Warmonger

Barry Donegan As if the pile of indictments against Barack Obama's claims as an agent of change start climbing to heaven, we get a new step in the direction of politics-as-usual. Previously the significance of Obama's selection of known warmonger Zbigniew Brzezinski for his potential cabinet, the author of Jimmy Carter's stop-the-arabs-in-the-middle-east-from-getting-WMD's foreign policy(sound familiar?), went unnoticed by the media, despite his direct ties to the creation of the Taliban and Bin Laden to battle the Soviets as a CIA client force in the past. Famous Brzezinksi quote about Bin Ladin and the Taliban: "What was more important in the world view of history? The Taliban or the fall of the Soviet Empire? A few stirred up Muslims or the liberation of Central Europe and the end of the Cold War?" If hiring as a foreign policy advisor someone who felt backing terrorists with U.S. Arms and finances counts as a pacifist move in an administration of change, then how will the significance of Joe Biden as V.P. be spun.

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Date: Aug 26, 2008
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