I've spent my entire mature life working with an eye to the development of "Global Gulag". The rest of you, the "good and nice" (with your steady jobs, retirement funds, modest homes and vehicles) have done a pretty good job of image maintenance, much better than I ... so you will now have to dissemble the foundations of your world: you've been duped ... taken, suckered, duped, conned, manipulated ... you have collaborated with the grandest of Mafiosi, been recruited to the most brutal of Cosa Nostra ... and you only have yourselves to blame because you have had neither the innocence of the dove nor the wisdom of the snake. Try to change channel now, kidz ... it's too late ... the fascists have already taken control. When men like Colin Powell get tumbled by assholes like Rumsfeld, you know the jig is up.
BTW, did I mention that congress was presented with faked documents last fall? Oh ya ... I did ... one more titillating detail for you.
Iraq and the Failures of Democracy [wagingpeace.org] [...] "Congress has so far failed in its constitutional responsibilities. ... The open-ended resolution of Congress authorizing the president to resort to force only accentuates its failure to uphold these responsibilities. It would seem that the patriotic mood that followed the terrorist attacks, along with shortsighted anxieties about challenging a popular president, has dulled the critical faculties of Congress as a whole despite the willingness of a small number of senators and congressmen to raise their voices in opposition. As a republic, the US Government cannot function properly if Congress fails to exercise its constitutional responsibilities in relation to the ultimate issues of war and peace, and simply gives spineless deference to the president."