By Eric Kleefeld (TPM)- January 27, 2008, 10:53PMOF COURSE there will be more wars. How could there NOT be more wars? When have there NOT been wars? The US has hardly spent 12 consecutive months at peace since 1789. The Busheviks are trying even now to install treaties by which the USofA will be just about irreversibly committed to a domestic and international politics of increasing authoritarianism and crony/predatory corporatism dominating the domestic relations, whilst globalist, militarist super-State extensions of power will remain the norm internationally...until the Empire tumbles, probably along with the sustainability of civilization when the climate crumbles, in about 50-100 years.
At a campaign even in Florida today, John McCain made a pronouncement that might not go over too well with the general public, should he be the Republican nominee: "There will be other wars."
"And I gotta give you some straight talk, my friends. It's a tough war we're in. It's not gonna be over right away," McCain said. "There's gonna be other wars. I'm sorry to tell you, there's gonna be other wars. We will never surrender, but there will be other wars."
(Via the Huffington Post)
War for oil is, unfortunately, only the first of the innumerable conflicts for resources which will inevitably erupt as 1) real scarcities become common-place, and commercial scarcities further unsettle balances of power in unstable regions of the world. The Busheviks themselves, seeking to capitalize on the impending crises, have bought a bunch of up-land Paraguay, where there are the headwaters of several important rivers--as well as a government is traditionally hospitable to itinerant fascisti fleeing justice...