Neocons Never Rest
over a decade prior to the invasion of Iraq, a small group
of ideologues the neoconservatives
agitated ceaselessly for war. They wrote articles, they
signed open letters (that appeared as expensive advertisements
in U.S. newspapers), and they infiltrated the top echelons
of the U.S. foreign policy apparatus, bringing their agenda
lied us into war and their lying propaganda didn't come
cheap. Millions of dollars were pumped into their war chest
by the armaments industry, Big
Oil, and foreign lobbyists. They inundated the country with
their propaganda, commandeered the cowering "mainstream"
media, and relentlessly pushed us into the Iraqi abyss.
smear anyone who opposes their agenda, they relentlessly crush
any sign of dissent in academia, they lobby for the imposition
of draconian surveillance measures such as those encoded in
the misnamed "PATRIOT" Act.
has done a lot to expose the key role played by the neocons
in ginning up this war. As Andrew J. Bacevich recently noted,
has become a term of abuse and
this Web site deserves a lot of the credit for that. We've
long made a special point of underscoring their catalytic
role in embroiling the U.S. in wars, and if the neocons are
about the ubiquity of the epithet well, then, we've done
you've got to do your job. This Web site didn't just spring
out of the air. It is the work of dedicated professionals
who work long hours to give you the best news and analysis
of what's up with the world. It takes money to run this Web
site, and if we don't get some soon, you're going to make
the neocons very happy because Antiwar.com won't be here
right. The War Party will be throwing their hats in the air,
and with good reason: their nemesis will be out of business,
and they'll still be around, plotting and scheming to drag
us into yet more wars. Not a very pretty picture, is it?
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