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"Obama to Seek War Power Bill From Congress, to Fight ISIS" - New York Times

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Submitted by Ludvikus (United States), Feb 17, 2015 at 11:09

Dear Daniel Pipes,

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, except for Putins recent irredentism on his Western flanks, our biggest adversaries have come from two (2) Muslim camps, Shia's and Sunni. And it has cost us much, not so much in manpower, although each life is precious, but economically, it has increased our federal deficit.

You discuss a foreign relations bill, which itself is costly to our economy, since it puts a limit on ouw own trade.

I have a recommendation to change all that. We are current at the threshold of war on three (3) areas with incredible proven oil reserves: Iraq, Libya, and Iran. That suggests to me that we support a War Powers amendment which would require that our military engagements be Profitible; in other words, should we find ourseves in a state of war in Iraq and Syria, again, to stop Islamic Sunni terror (of beheadings, and burning humans alive in iron cages, we should receive payment in Black Gold (Crude Oil) as long as it takes to establish Democracy - the way we did after defeating Germany and Japan after World War Two. In the case of Iran, as it seems likely, conditions will continue to create a Shia'a Iran with Nuclear capabilities, and the potential to supply Alawite Syria and Hezbollah Lebanon with nuclear weapons and war-heads. Under that threat, the United States Arned Forces may need to declare war on Iran, remove its entrenched Nuclear Weapons capacity, restore a non-Theocratic form of government, and have all this "work" of the United States paid for by pumping oil out of Iran's oil wells for shipment to our own oil reserve facilities that should offset our National Debt as well as prove "profitible" in spreading the Anglo-American exceptionalism of true parlimentary democracy, the traditions of our ancient Greek Athenian roots (in Democracy), as well as the Roman Republic (before it became an Empire with Caesar's ascention as "the first among equals).

In summary there are "three houses of war," Iraq, Libya, and Iran, who's houses are in disorder, and the remaining Superpower, the United States of America, is able to lead the international community in establishing Democracy in these three houses, as long as it takes, if it isn't costly to us. The way to do that is to tax these countries in their Liquid Black Gold. The reason we have failed so far is precisely because it has been too costly in Afganistan and Iraq, and was taking too long. But if it is made profitible, the costs and time will no longer be unbearible.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/11/us/obama-to-seek-war-power-bill-from-congress-to-fight-isis.html?_r=0

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