For some truly unclear reason, Nobel Peace Prize winner (jeez, who doesn’t have buyer’s remorse over that decision?) Obama wrapped up the state dinner with some Korean people and invaded three more countries.
Obama notified Congress today that he is sending some 100 U.S. troops to central Africa to help battle a rebel group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army. American troops arrived in Uganda this week and will ultimately be deployed to South Sudan, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The troops will be combat-equipped, but will fight only in self-defense, Obama said.
Yeah, sure. The troops are almost certainly Special Forces, who will shepard American weapons and technology into the fight, call in air strikes, dole out intel reports and imagery and, as needed, kill people. You can be assured that thos soldiers will not deploy without drone and air support on call.
Review of Facts
The Lord’s Resistance Army are a bunch of terrible thugs accused of a two-decade spree of murder, rape and kidnapping. They have not, however, attacked the US. They live really far away from America.)
US troops are/will soon be fighting in, acknowledged, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Close your eyes, imagine a map of Africa, and see if you can visualize the location of these countries. Map here. How’d you do?).
The map test is particularly important, because those locations you could not find are going to be places where Americans once again are killing people who have not attacked us, and places where once again some of our young men and women will die for some vague purpose.
Now, watch this drive!
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