John McCain on Russia in Syria. Will Russia save us from ourselves.
War Monger John McCain on Russia in Syria — In the following clip, Insane McCain says that Russia is treating us with the utmost contempt. Really? After we imposed sanctions, threatened a buildup of weapons on their border, and placed tactical missiles along their border to which they have responded in kind? Fancy that.
On Russia launching Air Strikes: “Look, what we should have done,” says McCain, “We should have said we are going to fly any place, anywhere, anyhow, and you better not get in the way: that’s what American leadership would do.”
Good plan, John. And just what are you going to do if they do get in the way because their planes, the SU-30, have a speed of 1320 mph with a range of 1620 miles, while our F-18 Super Hornet has a much slower speed of 1190 mph and a range of only 1270 miles. Both are similarly armed. So, if you’re flying an F-18, you probably don’t want to mess with an SU-30. But as Trump says, he like guys that weren’t shot down.
Fox News then goes on to point out that the Russians are targeting the very groups we are trying to help (that would be ISIS and Al-Qaeda) and asks if he would shoot down Russian Planes. McCain responds that he would not, but: “I might do what we did in Afghanistan many years ago: to give those guys the ability to shoot down those planes — the equipment is available.” He then goes on to claim that Assad has killed his own people with poison gas (not true). And is upset that Russia didn’t give advance warning for the airstrikes (McCain seems to have Putin confused with Mr. “Always let your opponent know what you’re going to do” Obama).
No doubt, Insane McCain would like to pick up the sword and carry on George W’s battle of Gog vs. Magog so that the West can be brought down to its knees, and, out of the ashes, a NWO Phoenix can rise and spread its wings:
Post Cold War-millenarians still identify Gog with Russia, but they now tend to stress his allies among Islamic nations, especially Iran. For the most fervent, the countdown to Armageddon began with the return of the Jews to Israel, followed quickly by further signs pointing to the nearness of the final battle–nuclear weapons, European integration, Israel’s seizure of Jerusalem, and America’s wars in Afghanistan and the Gulf.
In the prelude to the 2003 Invasion of Iraq, President George W. Bush told Jacques Chirac that Gog and Magog were at work in the Middle East: “This confrontation is willed by God,” he told the French leader, “who wants us to use this conflict to erase his people’s enemies before a New Age begins.” Chirac consulted a professor at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) to explain Bush’s reference (more).
John McCain is full of Good ideas. Hey, let’s start WWIII.
And, of course, John McCain is a great war hero, so he ought to know, right? See: John McCain POW, Codename Songbird, John McCain’s No War Hero − Advantage Trump, and John McCain, Hero of the U.S.S. Forrestal Fire.
And here’s a little more on John McCain’s heroic actions after almost single-handedly sinking the American aircraft carrier U.S.S. Forrestal for those who are interested in his military expertise. From TruthDig by Mary Hershberger:
[O]nly actions by the pilot could have caused any bomb to fall from McCain’s Skyhawk. These sources—who spoke under the condition that they not be publicly identified—agree with each other that, if any bomb fell from the McCain airplane, it was because of actions that he took either in error or panic upon seeing the fire on the deck or in his hasty exit from the plane. Two switches in the cockpit of a Skyhawk need to be thrown to drop such a bomb, according to the sources.
Whatever the circumstances of the fire’s origins, McCain did not stay on deck to help fight the blaze as the men around him did. With the firefighting crew virtually wiped out, men untrained in fighting fires had to pick up the fire hoses, rescue the wounded or frantically throw bombs and even planes over the ship’s side to prevent further tragedy. McCain left them behind and went down to the hangar-bay level, where he briefly helped crew members heave some bombs overboard. After that, he went to the pilot’s ready room and watched the fire on a television monitor hooked to a camera trained on the deck . . .
From Lew Rockwell by Daniel McAdams:
Why is Washington Against Russia Bombing ISIS and Al-Qaeda?
The US has been bombing Syria for a year without permission from the Syrian government and without a UN Security Council resolution authorizing an attack on a sovereign nation. That means US strikes on Syrian soil are illegal according to international law. However the first US response to the Russian strikes against ISIS in Syria was to condemn the Russian government for not coordinating its strikes with the US.
Unsurprisingly, the US mainstream media once again rushed to carry water for the US administration, with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour pondering whether Russia answering the legitimate Syrian government’s request for assistance would open itself up to war crimes charges! In Amanpour’s world there is no crime in a year of bombing a sovereign state with not even a fig leaf UN resolution to back it up. The only crime is to resist the US empire. No wonder in a world of media austerity, Amanpour is a well-compensated regime propagandist.
Rather than welcoming Russian efforts against ISIS and al-Qaeda, the US claims that unless Russia also focuses on removing the Assad government from power its efforts are “doomed to failure.” The US claims to be concerned that the Russians are attacking the “moderate” Syrian rebels trained by the United States — but even US generals have admitted that group consists of a grand total of four or five individuals. So it’s hard to understand the sudden concern. Each new batch of “moderates” the US churns out seems to defect to al-Qaeda or ISIS within minutes of deployment in Syria.
What is interesting is that the US-led coalition dropping bombs on Syria for the past year has yet to even consider the mounting civilian body count from its attacks. Not a word from the US government about large numbers of civilians it has killed in Syria. Yet there is plenty of evidence that the civilian toll taken by American bombs is exceedingly high. The moment the Russians join the fight against ISIS and al-Qaeda in Syria, however, the US suddenly becomes obsessed with civilian deaths — even as no evidence has arisen aside from suspicious reports from opposition-friendly “human rights” organizations that any civilians have been killed in the first day of Russian strikes.
What “evidence” exists of civilian casualties in the Russian strikes comes from the war machine funded Institute for the Study of War (ISW), headed by Victoria Nuland‘s sister-in-law Kimberly Kagan. ISW’s Genevieve Casagrande — a former dolphin expert who quite frankly does not look like a seasoned foreign policy expert — claimed to know that Russia’s airstrikes “did not hit ISIS militants and rather resulted in a large number of civilian casualties.” Based on what? Only the unquestioning mainstream media could tell us. But of course they do not. . . .
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But we had to do something about Syria because Assad used Sarin gas on his own people.
From Washington’s Blog by Eric Zuess:
U.S. President Obama’s central case against Syria’s Bashar al-Assad (and his central argument against Assad’s supporter Russia on that matter) is that Assad was behind the sarin gas attack in Ghouta Syria on 21 August 2013 — but it’s all a well-proven lie, as will be shown here.
President Obama said this to the UN on September 24th: “The evidence is overwhelming that the Assad regime used such weapons on August 21st. U.N. inspectors gave a clear accounting that advanced rockets fired large quantities of sarin gas at civilians. These rockets were fired from a regime-controlled neighborhood and landed in opposition neighborhoods.” . . .
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So there you have it — war mongering idiots like neocon John McCain don’t like the idea that Russia might put an end to their globalist engineered war in Syrian. And I’m sure his good buddy Lindsey Graham who turned every question in the first debate, including one on woman’s health and another on abortion into an opportunity to promote sending troops to Syria.
Senator Lindsey Graham’s Solution to every problem — send troops to Syria
Celebrity endorsements — CFR member Angelina Jolie calls for war in Syria
Caught in a lie – Staged (fake) battle in Syria brought to you by Cooper Anderson and CNN