“Quintilius Varus, give me back my legions.” ~ Augustus Caesar after the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, in which three Roman Legions were slaughtered in ambush by an array of Germanic Barbarians.
People thought the world was really, really bad 6 years ago. They were wrong.
Then Obama took office. And the rest of the world has set about to test him. Now the world is really, really bad.
Tehran is lying and weaseling its way to a nuclear bomb. We swallowed their lie and enemies of the Bush administration did everything they could to make intelligence reports that showed the Iranian governement was attempting to build a nuclear weapon, appear wrong. Now it may once again fall on Israel to be the bad guy.
Pakistan and Mexico both teeter on the edge of failed-statehood.
The new Euro-American alliance will get us only a more European America, not an Americanized Europe. That is, moral and military weakness, post-modern self-hatred, an abandonment of traditional values, specifically of the Judeo-Christian ethic and finally a world that is more unstable because we pandered to the worst because they were loudest.