I may not be the sharpest knife in the drawer, of the brightest bulb in the box, but I do have a little common sense. Every now and then I use that common sense to see the big picture in life, no it doesn’t happen often, but it does happen. Right now my common sense is telling me to be scared.
I have a habit of reading the news, I read FOX news, CNN, The Drudge Report, MSNBC, you name it and I read it. The reason I read from so many different sources is simple, each one puts their own spin on the news and by reading as many as I can I get a better feel of what’s going on. And I’m telling you the feeling I’m getting now is scary. With the revolutions in Syria and Libya, the defiance coming from Iran, the backstabbing by Pakistan, the violent rhetoric coming from Russia and North Korea, North Korea’s failed attempt to launch a new missile and now their blatant in your face nuke tests they are planning, and now Russia has just tested a new Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) for short, the test missile was seen as far away as Israel. Russia testing any new kind of weapon should be scary enough, but an ICBM whose sole purpose in life is to carry nuclear warheads should scare the living shit out of any sane person. Read the article here. Then there is Africa, we got pirates in Somalia, warlords everywhere else, mass genocide and human trafficking, forced slave labor at Diamond mines, war and civil war in almost every African Country.
The US has just ended the war in Iraq, and is in the process of winding down the war in Afghanistan. Two wars in ten years should make any country think long and hard about starting another one. Well those in power have decided they can’t wait and are contemplating sending the Military into Syria to help stop the unrest in that country. Why? This is a revolution that the citizens of Syria decided it was time for, they have had enough of Assad and want him out. Let them handle it. I remember a time back in 1861 where we did the same thing. It’s their country let them fight for it, if they ask for help send in the UN, that’s its job.
Things aren’t any better in our own country. We have a president who is in the final stages of starting a war between the rich and poor. We have fanatics such as Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, the New Black Panther Party, Farrakhan, the KKK and the White Supremacists starting a race war. There a militia all over the country prepping for the next US civil war. Our economy has collapsed and hasn’t even begun to recover yet. Our federal agencies ATF, and DOJ let assault rifles walk in to Mexico and then lost them, some of those weapons were eventually used to kill Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.
I’m not a conspiracy theorist or a fear monger, I don’t just want to rile people up. But after looking at the facts out there, this world is ripe for World War 3 right now. Having already fought in combat four times, I am not one to go looking for a fight, but sadly those in power around the world do not feel the same way. Russia’s Putin has already said he will use military strikes against our missile defense shield in Europe. North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has already stated his intentions to build his arsenal of nukes. Ahmadinejad has increased his country’s ability to refine uranium to weapons grade, and if you think he’s afraid to use a nuke get your head out of the sand.
Dangerous times are ahead for our world, the global economy is in tatters, there are power hungry thugs in office, the people have had enough of governments taking and not giving, there is violence and military action in most countries, and leaders who only want to look after themselves. I am scared at where this might go. The world will not survive another global war. Albert Einstein said, “I know not with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.” Only if there is anyone left to fight it.