This LINK is to a sobering article on how the U.S. ruling elite view using nuclear weapons on innocent human beings.

It seems that we live in an empire that has completely lost its conscience and soul. It is undeniable that the U.S. Empire is under the control of, and willingly serves, the god of death and destruction. If “we the people” have any hope for a livable future, we must immediately act to end this diabolical insanity. Time is rapidly running out.

An excerpt: “The threats from U.S. President Donald Trump and the Pentagon to “destroy the North Korean people” – said with such casual cold heartedness – shows that the American ruling class has no compunction about committing the supreme crime of genocide against innocent civilians.

Those threats to North Korea, coming in the same week that the world marked the 72nd anniversary of the Americans dropping two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 killing over 200,000 people, are deeply connected. An understanding of the connection is essential to achieving a peaceful resolution of the current crisis and the avoidance of a catastrophic war.

Not only is the genocidal mentality of American rulers consistent with the horrific crime against Japan 72 years ago, so too are the geopolitics. The real reason why Washington dropped the atomic bombs on August 6 and 9, 1945, was to prevent the anticipated capture of Japan and the Korean Peninsula by the advancing Soviet Union. The Americans were already thinking ahead of the postwar global carve-up and were adamant to prevent Communism winning the territorial spoils from the defeat of Nazi and Japanese fascism.

American geopolitics is fundamentally all about maintaining hegemonic ambitions of dominance, not just in Asia-Pacific but in every other region of the world. It is an essential part of how U.S. capitalism functions. That dominance is underpinned by American military aggression – and in particular the self-ordained right to wage war on anyone who dares to defy the American global order, including the pre-emptive use of nuclear weapons on civilians.”

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/08/16/u-s-policy-of-nuclear-annihilation-is-the-problem

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