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War criminals honour their patron saint

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by Stalin, Sep 3, 2018.

  1. Stalin

    Stalin Well-Known Member

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    Saturday’s memorial service for Senator John McCain, held at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., and broadcast on a half dozen television and cable networks, was an officially sanctioned tribute to militarism and war.

    Honoring the arch-warmonger McCain, a fervent supporter of US aggression from Vietnam to Syria and Yemen, were presidents, vice presidents, senators, congressmen and national security officials of the two parties of American imperialism. They sat side by side in the pews of the National Cathedral, Democrats with Republicans, Clintons and Obamas with Bushes, giving a living demonstration of the unity of the American ruling elite.

    There was a “who’s who” of war criminals with a bloody record stretching back more than half a century. It would be difficult to accurately calculate how many millions of people have died because of the wars, interventions, civil wars and military coups instigated or ordered by the people sitting in that cathedral. Just listing the countries tormented or laid waste at their direction suggests the scale of their crimes: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Panama, Haiti, Grenada, Serbia, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Niger, Somalia …

    more at https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/09/03/mcca-s03.html

    Comrade Stalin directing operations in Northern Syria
     
  2. Aus22

    Aus22 Well-Known Member

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    while WAR causs much ham I do not think all soldiers are war criminal. was opposed to the Ietnam war ut hos who faaugh n both sides thought they were fighting for a just caused. even if you lose you accomply so good. eg show tha there is evl n the othr side agent orange and th concentrartatio camps. . MANy likeMC cann did good things after the war
     
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