The British newspaper, The Telegraph is running this piece today, in which General, Sir David Richards, the Chief of the Defense Staff states: “Britain could intervene militarily in Syria over the winter”. Well bully for you, General! I’m positively bursting with nationalistic pride over yet another glorious, heaven sent, opportunity to pound those darned Mooslims to dust.
Read the public comments, why don’t you?
What in the name of all that’s Holy is wrong with these people? Are they oblivious to the fact that we have no skin in this game?; that, thanks to the unrestrained, and criminal, excesses of the Banking Fraternity, our nation is – to use a widely used colloquialism – ‘potless’ and lacking even a small window to throw it out of?; that the public pension obligations of the British Government were announced yesterday and apparently have reached 348% of British GDP?; and, that getting involved in the Middle East will only encourage those crazy Americans – who never met a chaotic situation they didn’t want to get involved in, on account of their being the only ones who can fix things, and who just happen to be, equally potless and equally challenged in the ‘window to throw it out of’ department?
I do not live in Britain, anymore. Truthfully, I cannot! The place is full to overflowing with idiots who fall for the old, ‘We’re British, and our place is at the top of the heap’, bullshit, time and again.
So, General, Sir David Richards, the Chief of the Defense Staff, you go and have your little war. Go and win one for the team. Maybe, just maybe, you’ll even make it to the front line and put your own life on the line? Though, as is certainly the case with our ‘lead from the rear’, Prime Minister, Cameron, I rather doubt you will.