Saturday, April 2, 2011

Who to Root For?

Who to root for? Nope not talking about the Final Four although I must admit that I am going for whoever wins the Butler/VCU contest to take the whole banana. Hoping one of them take it at any rate. It is nice to see a small school upend the big boys. Wish D1 college football had as good a system. That won't happen anytime soon. Not talking about that here though. I am referring to the Libya vs Libya contest that is playing out for our viewing pleasure almost nonstop on various "news" outlets.

 Who to root for? Who to root for? That is a tough one. Kinda like trying to decide who to pull for in the old Iran/Iraq contest a good may years back. They both sucked and you kind of hoped they both could lose but one had to, sort of, prevail. Just like in Libya right now. Do I pull for the Colonel or the Rebs? We know who the Colonel is but just who are these rebels? It has been reported that some are the very same jihadists that have fought our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Is that true? At this time government policy does seem to favor these rebels, but I don't want my fellow Americans or our allies being put in harms way helping a bunch of Mohammedan terrorists. Do you? I don't want to support Khadaffi (my favorite spelling) either. He is a known terrorist and just because he has been somewhat "inactive" in recent years does not discount that fact. I guess you could say he is a bit like Bill Ayers on steroids. Now as long as we are on the subject of the Colonel; did you not have kind of a WTF moment when it was reported that one of his sons was working in the United States? Who are these people who allowed such to happen? Crazy. Anyway who should I root for? I guess I will just decide to root for none of them. Since NATO is bombing anyway why not just bomb both sides and be done with it? That seems like good policy to me. A policy to stand behind.


Jayhawk said...

I'm with you, and am thinking we should have stayed the hell out of it, although rather than bombing both sides at this point I'm inclined to think we should take our bombers and go home.

It seems wierd to me that everyone is talking about how lovely the economic recovery is, with only a few murmers about the price of oil, and gas at $4.15 in San Diego now, while the entire Middle East is going completely to shit. Does no one have a clue that all of that might spell trouble for our economy?

Bartender Cabbie said...

I don't think we should have bothered with this conflict in the first place, but as long as we are there......bombs away. Also I totally agree that energy prices will derail our fictional "economic recovery." Fuel has stayed rather steady here for the last few weeks but now is on an upward swing.