What planet is John Kerry living on??? I understand that he made a statement today claiming that the Egyptian military did not take over the government—they were just re-establishing democracy. Now, let me get this straight—the military arrests the duly elected president, replaces him with their choice of “civilian” leader, and say that they plan on new elections sometime in the next year. What about this is not taking over, and not trampling all over what was billed as a new democratic beginning for Egypt only a year or so ago. I suppose this is the “new speak” in which black is white, wrong is right, and the sun rises in the west.
I’m thinking that Morsi was starting to be worrisome to the powers that be, which in this case would be Israel, and their puppet, the great US of A. Seems that the new Egyptian president, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, wasn’t willing to play ball with Israel in the same way our previous bought and paid for dictator did. Can’t be having that sort of nonsense now, can we?? So—our CIA once again organizes protests and demonstrations and then has the Egyptian military pull of a coup d’état, and claim they were merely “re-establishing” democracy.
Now we (the USA) have a long and honorable history of supporting democracy by arraigning for the over throw of democratically elected governments we thought were not in our best interest — then replacing them with a “strong man” dictatorship we could depend on to bend his country to our will as long as the money kept flowing, or until the people of those countries had enough and kicked the dictator out, or we were no longer getting our due respect and the behavior we were paying for and kicked the dictator out ourselves. The list is long and wide spread across the globe, and goes back to at least 1954 when our CIA engineered the coup in Iran, the blow back from which is still biting us on the ass.
Interestingly enough, getting the Egyptian military to do our bidding is not a problem, since it is a wholly owned subsidiary of the US government. Of the 1.3 billion dollars we send to Egypt in an average year, more than a billion goes directly to the military. Nice gig, eh?? Being an Egyptian general that is, while the average peasant in the country lives in abject poverty, one of the lowest standards of living in the entire mid-east. Come to think of it, most of the money we send overseas is predominantly military in nature, and the attached strings amongst other things, make sure a sizable chunk of it comes back to our military/industrial complex—like the 3 F-16’s in the pipeline that couldn’t go to Egypt if what happened there was indeed a military coup.
Ah, the wonders of “new speak”