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Emotional Michael Moore calls Afghanistan troop build-up ‘insane’

Career shill, Larry King, tries to explain the logic of Obama’s surge to Micheal Moore. He ignores the “why” of the question and the deliberate misinformation that was spewed from Obama’s mouth during his imperialist sales pitch last night.  Read about it at Raw Story.

At least for now Moore is on the right side of this fiasco. I am sure that he will be brought back into the fold again before he makes another one of his “911” type movies this time about the Obama administration.  Obama will probably invite him to the White House so he can bask in the “Greatest Man of our Generataions” lime-light just in time for the elections in 2012. But at least for now we can see some real emotion on his face.

The World’s Least Powerful Man-The Obama Puppet

by Paul Craig Roberts, Information Clearinghouse

It didn’t take the Israel Lobby very long to bring President Obama to heel regarding his prohibition against further illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land. Obama discovered that a mere American president is powerless when confronted by the Israel Lobby and that the United States simply is not allowed a Middle East policy separate from Israel’s.

Obama also found out that he cannot change anything else either, if he ever intended to do so.

The military/security lobby has war and a domestic police state on its agenda, and a mere American president can’t do anything about it.

President Obama can order the Guantanamo torture chamber closed and kidnapping and rendition and torture to be halted, but no one carries out the order.

Essentially, Obama is irrelevant.

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