‘our oldest ally’, from freedom fries back to french fries…

Foreign policy of the United States, as written by The Bard, William Shakespeare

“…I am in blood stepped in so far that should I wade no more, Returning were as tedious as go o’er…”

Even with ‘no boots on the ground’…

Members of the British Parliament recently reflected the will of their voting constituents by voting against the obsession of the country’s leaders to join the US on yet another obligatory overt rampage. Last time its PM got such a comeuppance was in 1782, and the nuisance then was a renegade colony, US. [In all this urgency for death and destruction from some Western politicians no mention is made at all about peace in Syria, or even the region.]

To assume such a democratic procedures to take place in the US would suggest self-delusion. Once upon a time, many US law makers consigned the term, ‘french fries’ to the dustbin of history. Yes, yes, these are the same people who arbitrarily recommend which countries should be invaded or attacked to inflict death and destruction or its leaders deposed or worse. French dressing would meet the same fate. And derision would have little impact, after all who really has weapons of mass destruction.

In a nutshell, with a woefully inexperienced and self-absorbed President and advisors of similar sterling attributes the folly of staving off imperial collapse by wanton death and destruction continues to go unrecognised as the inevitable occurs – in slow motion. Read the rest of this entry »