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PostOptions for Iraq and Syria; on Nominative Determinism (John Torok, USA, 06/21/14 4:49 am)
Nominative determinism: is Dr. Slaughter the prospective Dr. Strangelove of the next, and final if nuclear, New American Century?
Bob Gibbs (20 June) is spot-on both about how DC policy executors ought best to view the Iraq/Levant situation, and about the utter asininity of, to use my language not Bob's, the two wings of the capitalist party pointing fingers about that situation.
For clarity, limit your exposure to the WMD (weapons of mass distraction) that Sister Sarah Palin taught us to call the lamestream media.
I remember fondly a poste and riposte from our last supper at the Adrian, Michigan, WAIS conference:
"All we are saying is give peace a chance!"
"And if that fails, start the bombers!"
JE comments: The John Torok-Bob Gibbs relationship is a great joining of opposites! Where else but WAIS could a long-haired Occupy activist from Oakland and a tough-as-nails warrior-scholar build such a deep and genuine friendship?