Authored by William Robert Barber
The world is made up of living things whilst inorganic objects support the living. All living things feed off each other. This symbiosis is the indispensable conduit amongst the living. Humankind is no exception. Humans are constantly contesting with all other living things for survival. Distinctively for humans the goal is not in the attainment but in the striving to attain. Therefore, humans are an insatiable species incapable of satisfaction.
In the quest of striving to attain, evidenced by thousands upon thousands of years of behavior, humans will murder other humans. This murdering of other humans is what humans do.
Withstanding that murder (sometimes called war) is a factual continuum of human behavior, leadership when concocting policy marginalizes or neglects this fact all together. This ignorance of fact is curiously perplexing, I question: Knowing the nature of humankind how could the leaders of our nation seriously pronounce (effectively) peace and harmony amongst men as a foreign policy objective? How is it that this nation’s Department of Defense and Joint Chiefs, whiles standing should-to-shoulder with President Obama, affirmatively suggest a significant downsizing of our armed forces? For ten thousand years or so of recorded history the dominate benchmarks are battles and wars. In-the-face of such palatable evidence proving the world perilously unsafe any rational person would concede that peace, and harmony is more a delusion then even an ideal much less a likelihood.
Despite the fact that Americans are a practical people derived from a culture of cognitive reliance and logical deduction. The significant majority of Democratic leadership still, unrelentingly, insists on believing in a world as we wish it to be rather than a world as it truly is. The perfect example of such is Senator Feinstein’s recent CIA discloser and Senator Mark Udall’s scurrilous chastising of CIA Director Brennan. The nation is at war, and these senators act as if Iraq and Afghanistan are trade disputes.
America is competing for resources, as well as, trading partners. Military strength of arms is the utility and facilitator of such force of arms. Plain and simply our reality is that only the United States and its English speaking allies stand as the guarantor of and for peaceful international commerce.
Americans are sought out by Islamic fanatics for the exclusive purpose of murder. There’s no rhyme of reason to the malcontented radical Islamist and there is no compromise to satisfy their discontent. We must kill them…
Recently, Mrs. Hillary Clinton suggested empathizing and striving to understand the enemies’ perspective… hmm. This is coming from a woman who has never fed her index finger through a trigger guard, lined the tip of the front sight blade centering left to right in the rear sight aperture, while targeting, exhale, breathe, relax, aim, slack, and squeeze. Clinton is a scripted character in a political fable of her own making; wherein, she the protagonist who willfully adjusts her discourses to suit an agreeable sector of voters. She is a pure example of a politician contemplating the direction and velocity of the public’s inclination before announcing a belief, a declarative policy, or the fashioning of some discernable difference.
She and her cadre of liberal progressives are the reason today’s world is dangerous and growing increasingly more dangerous by the day.It is the Democratic Party’s kinetically energized, pensively inclined, progressive ideologues, practitioners of “wish-it-was-so” inducement who have mistakenly fabricated world affairs to suite their misguided design. These progressives led by the President and the Secretary of State actually believe that as a prerequisite of cognoscenti one must bind this nation’s military might and the threat of its use in order to negotiate in good faith with the likes of Russia.
The domain of humankind remains treacherously apathetic, the concepts of rational and reasonable when contested against a predetermined mindset of irrational and unreasonable (i.e. Mr. Putin) demands (eventually) submission by one side or the other. Force of arms or the threat thereof is the inevitable means to resolution; this truth cannot be denied.