Sanctions on Iran Have Not Stopped Islamic Statism, Never Will

How you know Sanctions do not help.
Iranian mother & son walk by evidence that sanctions never do work and never will work.

Sanctions on Iran imposed, on a No New Learning basis.

Okay, so what exactly do I mean a no new learning basis? And what is going on with Iran and sanctions anyway? Basically, America is, once again, sanctioning Iran over the Iranian military build-up. However, We The People have tried this method of dealing with Iran before and they clearly do not work and never have worked. Nor will this policy ever work. Additionally, I ought to go into detail about what kind of nation Iran is toward us. Frankly, Iran is a state sponsor of terrorism who happens to be the third biggest exporter of Jihadi terror. Only Pakistan and, far more so, Saudi Arabia; stand above Iran in sponsoring our enemies, the Islamic Statist movement. However, not everyone reading this is going to know what that is. Let me explain.

What is the Islamic Statist movement?

Basically, Islamic Statists, or as they are more often called Islamic Totalitarians, are an overtly political sect of muslims who actively preach and fight for global tyranny. As in a tyrannical monarchy who thrives on central planning of all things by the state from the faith called Islam, across the entire world. Basically this means that Islamic Statism is a dire threat to our individual rights to life, liberty, and the earning of prosperity. In fact, it is the biggest threat at present to these individual rights for everyone. Muslims, christians, gays, such atheists as me, and so many more; are all in immortal danger. For as long as this brand of Statism lives.

Now we can talk about the sanctions and Iran

So, what is Iran’s role in all this? Ah, yes, they are the number three regime in state sponsorship of Islamic Statist acts of terror. Basically, our history of imposing sanctions on Iran proves what Yaron Brook said here in 2013. He accepts that we keep doing the same dumb things (sanctions) over and over again and don’t learn anything. Einstein had a word for this, he’d have called this insanity.

Instead, I think the proper defense policy with regard to Iran is frankly the overnight annihilation of their political and military establishment. Not just the elements legally classed as Legit Military Targets, either. But any and all Iranian politicians and theocrats who are currently in charge of Iran, too. And the same defense policy is proper regarding any and all Islamic States (dark green on this map) too. After these regimes are destroyed, I think we need to bring most surviving victors home and leave a few thousand behind. Frankly the few thousand staying behind is about guarding the free market’s ability to install capitalism in these foreign lands.

No, this solution is not world policing nor nation building

What even is world policing? Because when I think of it I think of paternalism to foreigners. As for nation building, that’s not a proper alternative to sanctions regarding these Islamic Statists regimes either. See, actual neocons are often asserting we need to keep all surviving victors over there so these US troops can act like architects of democratic government. Frankly the reality is we need not to topple tyrannies to spread democracy. But rather we need, I say, to stamp out actual threats to spread free enterprise.

So, according to me, we will not defeat Iran with sanctions. According to me, the day we militarily destroy Iran’s regime and replace it with free market capitalism is the day we have solved the problem of Iran’s major imminent threat to us. But until then, I say we have not resolved it.

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Kim Jong Un is The New Hideki Tojo, Islamic Statism is the new Nazism

Is this guy the new General Tojo?
Kim Jong Un facial photo
Here is General Tojo.

With World War Three being predicted so incessantly, is Kim Jong Un the new General Tojo?

What exactly are people guessing? Some people like in poison magazines I saw at my normal job recently are explaining Trump’s plans in ornate detail. Basically, this is nationally suicidal because of something that is just common sense. Frankly, you have to have a secret plan! No commander allows his or her plan to be well known before a battle or a war begins!

While other people are being smart with what speculation they throw around. For example, there is this journalist who did this article which I am replying to here! Basically his article is asking whether or not Kim Jong Un is the new Adolf Hitler, and I think there is great wit to it. However, I think a more historical comparison is to call Kim Jong Un the new General Hideki Tojo. And as for Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany, I think that today’s Islamic States, marked in the map in dark green, are the new Nazi Germany. Please let me explain why I think what I think.

How is Kim Jong Un more comparable to Hideki Tojo?

Firstly, let me make one thing perfectly clear. The comparisons I am about to make have nothing to with geography or race, all of them are all about level of threat to American civilians. And also about how eager or reluctant each enemy is to fake being a friend of American civilians.

Basically, Kim Jong Un is very gleeful to speak and act genocidally not just to Americans but also to South Koreans and 21st century Japanese, too. General Hideki Tojo during 1940’s Japan was reveling in genocidal behavior all over his region. And as for America, Tojo acted in 1941 on what he knew was a latent threat of America bashing him over his Nanking genocide. Nowadays, Kim Jong Un is incessantly and openly threatening genocide against America, South Korea and present day Japan.

How is Nazi Germany more comparable to present day Islamic States?

In essence, there are some aspects of Islamic Statism that are comparable to Nazi Germany. Take Iran, for example! The Iran deal was the symbol of Barack Obama being the Neville Chamberlin of American history. Here is Elan Journo speaking truth to human nature in this regard, and I believe him as he’s one of the best influencers that American libertarians can find. However, he does not identify with American libertarians, which I am totally okay with.

Other Islamic States, like Saudi Arabia, are more comparable to Soviet Russia. From Saudi Arabia faking friendship with us, to the very same kingdom sponsoring our most impassioned enemies. So basically, to be honest, I see Iran and Saudi Arabia as the new Hitler and the new Soviet Union respectively.

Can World War Three be avoided?

Well, if we go about regular society’s logic of World War 3 being a global case of total warfare, then I’d say it depends. If we forfeit our proxy war against Russia and move on to the 21st century by crushing the Islamic States, then my answer is yes. However, if we don’t change gears like this, then my answer is no.

Taxation, Healthcare, and the Donald

Paul Ryan & Donald Trump way doesn't count as reform!
I saw this lovely cartoon on Instagram a few times!

Donald Trump says he’s in no rush to reform healthcare or taxes? Why?

Frankly, President Donald Trump has decided that health and tax reform are less important than executive orders. Basically, he is flip flopping on whether it matters at all to fix the broken tax and health status quo America. However, before I go into the the need for major reforms, Let’s dig into the platform he ran on.

Clearly, Donald Trump ran on a tax code that brings the number of different rates down to four. Specifically, the rates were pledged to be 0% for those making between nothing and $25k annually. Next, for people making $25k and $50k annually he promised 12%. Then, for people making between $50k and $150k he promised 25%. Lastly, for anyone making more than $150k annually he wanted to tax income 33%. Also, he ran on the idea that Obama Care is a joke of a health care law. As for me, I took time on Wikipedia to read Obama Care and a lot of aspects of it do make it a joke. But how are Donald Trump and Paul Ryan and the GOP establishment any different?

Here’s why I am open to any tax reform proposal that cuts taxes.

In essence, I am open-minded and reasonable to any kind of tax reform at this point in American current events. Specifically, I am open to any tax reform that cuts taxes down to only applying to one kind of human activity. Frankly this is because we tax way too many different activities right now. We tax dying via estate tax, we tax working to earn via income tax, we tax buying items and services via sales tax, we tax interstate and global imports via import tax. And that’s only a minority of the different kinds of taxes in America! Please, allow me to give examples.

Rand Paul wanted to put up a flat tax of 15% for all incomes and have it not apply to payrolls. And he wanted to raise the Standard Deduction from $6,300 to $15,000. Gary Johnson wanted to replace all federal taxes and the IRS with a federal sales tax, and in an interview he suggested Googling ‘FairTax’ for some idea of what he means by this. Austin Petersen ran on the idea of a flat tax of 15% in place of our entire current tax code. However, Austin was never really clear whether this would be on income or on sales or on trade. But on the other hand he does oppose taxing income and taxing trade, out of these three.

Lastly, I think we ought to get rid of both the IRS and our entire current tax code federally and only tax foreign imports by half%.

Rationalizing my Tax Reform idea

Firstly, we as a nation import about $2.2 trillion annually as Earth’s leader in terms of one nation importing independently. Refusing to tax anything but imports, and even then only by about half%, would cut taxes enormously. At a resulting revenue of $1.1 trillion instead of $4 trillion, this’d cut taxes from 22% of our $18 trillion nominal GDP down to 6% of nominal GDP. Grant you, we should purely deregulate trade, while adopting a policy of broken windows enforcement of the golden rule.

However, deregulation is exactly the topic here. But also, by this logic we would need to cut spending down to a maximum of about $880 billion. And limit spending arenas to Military defense, Protection, General Government and social Welfare (not corporate welfare). Basically out of these four, I’d cut the welfare arena 43%, or whatever percentage is necessary to abolishing corporate welfare.

Moving on to the healthcare part…

As far as the healthcare reform as a topic goes, I’d like to cut healthcare spending the best way I know how. Plagiarizing Chile’s healthcare system, as to replace Obama Care. Looking at this table, if Donald Trump would ask Congress for legislation replacing Obama Care with copy/paste Chilean healthcare policy, he would not just be honoring the Constitution. Frankly honoring Constitutional guide to law reforms would only be the start of the Good done there. He’d also be working with Congress to make conditions for average American lifespan to grow from 78 to 82.

Unless you have Asperger’s Syndrome like I have, then reportedly that’d be a jump from 68 to 72. Also, healthcare spending would be cut from $9500 per capita to $1100 per capita, an 88% cut! Meaning we’d bring healthcare spending down from $1.2 trillion to $144 billion, basically. Oh, and there is something about jumping our healthcare quality dramatically, too. Right….

Syria Airstrikes, Flip Flops, the Constitution and Capitalistic Rollback

James Madison and his creation the US Constitution
James Madison, 4th POTUS and US Constitution author; “What are you doing, 45th POTUS!?”

James Madison must be wondering if Trump ever learned the Constitution

Syria and the Donald. What’s weirder, readers of mine. My opening three words, or Trump’s act against Syria without regard for the constitution? Basically, many if not most of Trump’s fans are divided on the legitimacy of Trump’s action. However, it is most worth noting that just in 2013 he was demanding Obama to only act against Syria with permission by Congress. Plus, I am going to break down the fine details of what’s eating the Syrian people. I’m also breaking down three cases.

One for caring about principles in place of feelings and in place of party affiliations. Next case’s going to be for a Textualist approach to the Constitution. However, you need not worry for I’ll show you what the word means right here. Basically def 1 out of the two given there. Lastly, I am going to make the case for replacing tyrannies with free-market economies with exactly Zero monopolies each.

What’s Eating the Syrian People?

Basically, the Syrian Civil War erupted in 2011 as part of the Arab Spring. Gradually it became a four sided conflict. The ISIS team sponsored mostly by Saudi Arabia [1], the Kurdish & American team [2], the Turkish-backed Syrian revolt [3], and the Syrian regime team [4]. However, there was also a six-year history, so far, of Team 3 of those I mentioned being taken over by Team 1. Iranian-born Cartoonist turned citizen of France, Mana Neyestani, summed up the revolt’s fate in this political cartoon.

Principles Matter. Feelings do not, Partisans do not.

So what is the necessity of principles? Basically principles, aka core values, are the bricks that build the house that is a philosophy. Partisans are just political parties vying for electoral controls. However, I don’t think I need to tell you what feelings are, I will explain what’s wrong with identity politics instead. Identity politics is the poison of tossing around labels in order to preserve feelings. Issue politics, on the other hand, is about citing science, history, and/or just plain old English definitions of words to argue for and against certain laws. Basically; labels, partisans, and feelings are birthplaces for hypocrisy in the topic of politics.

However, principles are about thinking critically about everything, and then brewing a worldview with the principles as the ingredients.

Why is the Constitution Relevant to this topic?

Legions of people I witness, mostly on social media sites, act like the American Constitution is irrelevant. Which is partly why I cycled to my local 7-eleven one time (the Cheshire, CT store) and bought a lifelike copy of the Constitution. In short, the power to wage war belongs to the Congress and not to the Executive branch. Basically Trump is not acting within his authority by launching missiles against Syria. Which is why it is important for us to be textual literalists regarding the Constitution.

I am not going to go into the Bill of Rights as that’s not the relevant part of the Constitution to American actions on Syria. Instead, I am going to speak of the List of Enumerated Powers. This lists the powers of federal government, to be exercised only by the Legislative. On Syria and on any foreign policy issue, Congress is who is to debate how to defend individuals against violence. Specifically, clause 10 says only Congress can take ‘Law of Nations’ (laws of UN that UN has no respect for) into American hands. Clause 11 says only Congress can launch wars or issue death marques against enemy entities. However, people will throw the Executive Powers Act at me.

And my reply is to say that’s only for retaliations against tyrannies who are directly threatening the American People, whether latently or imminently.

What’s Capitalistic Regime Change & Why’s it Good?

Before I answer this last question, I will define capitalism here. Basically it is an economic doctrine of individual ownership of items and talents for sale. Sale on a supply and demand basis.

Now that this is out of the way, let’s talk about Capitalist Peace Thesis, to ease the mind into knowing what Capitalistic Regime Change is about. And I will make a map-based case for CPT, too. Basically I must compare the Fraser map of economic freedom and Transparency International map of regime corruption. For the most part, there is a strong correlation from economic freedom to government integrity. Basically we can prove Capitalist Peace Thesis to be neither purely true nor purely false, but mostly true, by the maps.

Also, the act of rollback is the act of radically reshaping a nation’s political climate. However, this is not an endorsement of unprovoked wars of capitalistic rollback. If anything, I say America should deal with tyrannies who pose no threat to us by unilaterally lowering their economic regulatory and taxation burdens to utterly nothing. Economic action, not military action.

Militarily, we should only do capitalistic regime change to the specific tyrannies that do terrorism or genocide to individuals. Or who threaten to do either to individuals. Otherwise, I say stick to economic means and away from military means.

Border Wall Builders to Replace Wall with Walrus

Walrus & Trump
We need to build a Wall Russ and it happening now! From here.

Building a Walrus may or may not cost an artist his wall painting.

Okay, so I hear that Border Patrol will replace the border wall. However, the patrol is not going to let the painters keep their art like the external link says. Instead our builders, I guess, want to replace all border walling & fencing with… a Walrus? Why? I mean, legit, there was someone who painted stuff on the wall, I guess. Does this mean that duly respectable painter may need to learn tattoos? And how to give tattoos to Walruses safely for both this kid and the living animal that Trump wants to ‘build’?

The Donald’s plan for building a Walrus

Apparently, Trump has no clear plan, when I teleported to the White House and asked him in person he was as vague as can be. All he said was “Building the Walrus will require more tons of Strenergy than the global economy can afford at the moment.” Basically, once I teleported back to my semi-forested home in Cheshire, CT; I looked up the word ‘strenergy‘ in the dictionary. However, it is clear the dictionary wants to lie and misgender reality by telling me it’s not a word!

Seeing as the global economy has a total GDP of $75 trillion, I have no clue what he means by what he said. However, I can make a scientific guess as to what he might mean. Perhaps he means spending $100 trillion on building one Walrus.

How would a Walrus benefit national security?

Well, at only 12 feet long, I don’t think a Walrus would be able to guard 2000 miles of border. However, what if Zoltan Istvan is willing to teach anyone, Trump or whoever, how to build jetpacks for Walruses? Maybe, then the Walrus would be able to fly everywhere and maybe even learn to recognize the smells of political movements. That way, perhaps the Walrus would be able to use its carnivore diet to eat any Salafi troops that try to infiltrate America!

How Israel Should Address Its Fears for Tourists…

Female soldier of Israel
Israeli military woman. Let her and her co-workers Defend her Free Society!

Israel has pulled a coward in how to ‘defend’ its people and tourists.

Sadly, the closest nation in the Middle East to a Liberty land is passing off appeasement as defense. Basically, Israel reacted to ISIS plans against Israeli beaches by ordering tourists to exit the beaches. However, that land needs to know that this is not self-defense, this is simply cowardice. Perhaps I need to remind the good people of that land what it means to nationally self defend. But before I do, I need to throw some quick disclaimers here.

First Disclaimers

Basically, I am adamantly Pro Israel. So much so I want my government to stop telling that nation how it can and cannot defend its population. Likewise, I also cannot see why this opinion about that nation is only a minority thought among my fellow libertarians. According to me, any functioning brain of Individual Liberty frame of mind should be praising and defending Israel as the best behaved society, and least criminal government, in the Middle East.

And as for my fellow Libertarian Partiers reading this, know that I am still a citadel of Libertarian Party material. Basically, by this metaphor I mean the following.

  • I can respect alternative lifestyles and cannot respect the death penalty.
  • Privatizing Marriage and Ending the War on Drugs are ideas I endorse.
  • My intake of the American Bill of Rights is ultra-literal.
  • Free Markets, Free Trade, and Free Banking under Free Enterprise make the best economic recipe ever, says me.
  • Violence to me can only be justified in defense of self and/or others against physical damage.
  • And the examples are Legion.

Last Disclaimers

On behalf of the same principles, the following is also true about me.

  • I merge an adamant refusal to be callous to Israel with an eagerness to call them out on trashy moves like this.
  • My hostility to the idea of negotiating with Arab League states will never go away.
  • Iran’s obsession for slaughtering all of Israeli population makes me want to see Iranian government turned to ash.
  • Pakistan’s belligerence to Israel makes me wish nothing but ill upon Pakistan’s government.

Getting Back On Topic

Okay, so Israel obviously has taken action I condemn them as cowards for. Basically the action they have taken has flaunted a reluctance to exert their Unconditional right as a Free Society to Self-Defend. What do I mean when I call Israel a free society? Let’s break that down, if you will please let me.

Now that this has been clarified, let me break down what I’d rather Israel have done and why.

Israel has a moral right to retaliate against ISIS anyway it wants, no matter how destructive. And that’s because it is a free society and when it comes to nations, only free societies have a right to life. Tyrannies like Saudi Arabia and Iran and others, on the other hand, I put it to you like a question. If a tyrannical individual fails to deserve life and freedom by failing to respect life and freedom than how is it any different for a tyrannical nation?

Austin Petersen for Missouri Senator in 2018!

Austin for MO Senator!
I did this edit of one of his presidential 2016 ads in GIMP.

What Party Austin Petersen runs in is immaterial.

Frankly, just as The Libertarian Republic sums up lovably; Only Principles Matter! However, one must learn who Austin Petersen is. Basically, Mr. Petersen is a Missouri guy who ran for president in 2016. Notably, on the US Libertarian Party bid. He is also the founder and owner of PDN’s inspiration source, The Libertarian Republic. Internally, Austin is a major figure head of the Minarchist faction of the LP. On one hand, PDN is mainly a neolibertarian news channel, of all LP factions. On the other hand, here comes PDN to make the case for him being US Senator for Missouri.

Part One: Petersen’s Mental Positives

Basically myself and many if not most of my fellow LP neolibertarians will never understand something. And that something is why so many of Petersen’s fellow LP minarchists are so adamantly opposed to Austin Petersen himself. This guy, reader, is eager to defend a woman from whatever scum bag creepy stalker weirdo he hears of. He’s also got one of the most easy-going senses of humor I have ever witnessed examples of. Take his answer to Larry Elder’s question to him about immigration for example. Frankly, Petersen’s answer was to joke “We need to build a wall around Donald Trump and make Bernie Sanders pay for it!”. Quite the laughter this answer deserves!

Part Two: Core Values of the Austin

Basically Austin Petersen stands for laissez-faire capitalism, constitutional democracy, and marriage privatization. He is someone who’s learned from Rand Paul the need to defend the entire Bill of Rights, too! Plus, Austin’s got a kind of swagger in that he’s proud he’s built a work ethic. Plus, he’s built a strident abstinence from echo chambers, all of these are wonderful things, aren’t they?

Pakistan Putting Jihadi Terrorist Chiefs Up To… Peace Talks?

trio of Taliban
Three Taliban gunmen

Pakistan Wants its Go To Salafi proxy army to do peace talks?

Basically the most odd story ever about the Taliban, to me. Frankly I have read this story about Pakistan prepping them for peace talks. Many may say the Pakistani government is trying to get on the Liberty side of the War On Salafism. However, Pakistan’s state sponsorship of Jihad is well known. But before we can get into assessing Pakistan and whether they are a friend or a foe, what is Salafism?

Basically, Salafism is the ideology not just of taking the Islamic religion to religious fanatic extremes, but mainly of working to build a planetary empire based on these extremes.

Time to assess the Pakistani regime

What does Pakistan do to sponsor the Salafis? Frankly, what they did in the middle 1990s was actively sponsor the Taliban usurp of Afghanistan. Without the support of Pakistan, their usurp of Afghanistan would perhaps have not happened. However, India is also a victim of Pakistan-sponsored terror. That’s Pakistan sponsoring revolts in a part of India called Kashmir. It was unknown whether Pakistan severed all ties to the Taliban over 9/11, until now. Recently we have found they have no such interest, but why would they sever all ties?

In essence, I can tell you why they would not. Pakistan would never abandon the Taliban because they share the same brand of Salafism. This brand is called Deobandi, which itself has two styles. The nationally imperial style in Afghanistan, and the globally imperial style in Pakistan.

Lastly, there is the status of individual liberty in Pakistan: there is none. Culturally, this PDF finds them to have “Very Low Moral Freedom”. But as for economics, Cato and Fraser Institutes find Pakistan among the world’s “Least Free” economies.

How should America deal with Pakistan?

Personally, and knowing what I know now, I think America should have launched a heavily principled War On Salafism; with Saudi Arabia and Pakistan as primary targets, more so the former than the latter. Why? Because We The People have been attacked first and thus have the moral right to fight Salafi Empire philosophy. But what do I mean by “principled”?

As opposed to the severely unprincipled foreign policy we have now, we need a colorfully principled policy of Defensive Posture and Free Trade. Basically free trade, in this foreign policy I say we need, is unilaterally lowering foreign economies’ tariffs and regulations to zero. Okay so let’s get back on topic. Frankly, in this context, defensive posture abstains from nation building and makes the military avoid nannying people overseas. The job of a libertarian regime’s military is to defend people from terrorism and genocide, including both imminent and latent threats of these. Nothing else. For example, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are imminent terrorism threats to the human species while Iran is, put rather simply, a latent threat of genocide to humanity.

Judge Andrew Napolitano FIRED for Enforcing the Bill of Rights!

This judge has been wrongly fired.
Calling out government on Bill of Rights breaking… and Fired

Sadly, the LP’s best known judicial worker has been fired his media job!

However, should anyone really be surprised that Fox News kicked out the only judge and journalist vocalizing the LP nationally? Evidently, he was kicked out for suspecting Obama of wiretapping! Specifically, Judge Napolitano suspects Barack Obama used a foreign intel agency to spy on Donald Trump. Personally, I see the Donald as ignorant. No ideology, no values, no principles. Although, what Obama is suspected of is actually breaking the 4th amendment to the Bill of Rights! But I am not going to sit here and act like the theory is total fact or total lie.

“You cannot know anything, only suspect”

Yes, I did just quote a video game character! Why is this quote from Assassin’s Creed 1 character Malik Al-Sayf in this article? Because I will call the Judge out on one thing. He’s accusing the 44th president of having spied on the now 45th as though the Judge knows. Basically, this is me exerting the principle of Innocent Until Proven Guilty. Perhaps if the Judge wants to validate his claims, he should sign a warrant for Chicago police to search Obama’s records. This way, the Chicago police can prove the judge either right or wrong.

Here’s a Broad reflection on news sources

Basically, I am someone you can expect to see all of TV news as authoritarian. Including Fox News for reasons made obvious in this piece. Actually, almost all. Because there are two exceptions I am aware of, Fox Business and CNBC. All other NBC channels and all other Fox channels are despotic news ‘sources’. But then there is CNN and PBS who are frequently despotic in their biases.

So basically CNN, MSNBC, PBS, ABC, Fox News, InfoWars, BreitBart, TheYoungTurks, these are all split between Fascism vs Marxism. But the bias to libertarians and actual liberals (aka classical liberals), because every news source has one kind of bias or another. Pro-Defense News, what you’re reading now, has neolibertarian bias to it but still tries to focus on being objective. Which for example is why I condemn Fox News for firing Judge Andy Nap while still advising him to presume Obama innocent until proven guilty, on behalf of the 5th amendment. Basically you will not find the kind of news that leans to liberty in those listed above.

Which news has a mix of objectivity and liberty bias?

In essence, you won’t find reports mixing objectivity with a bias to liberty unless you read Pro-Defense News right here. However, there’s other sources of this kind of reporting. You can also watch Fox Business and/or CNBC for this mix, or you have to go to The Libertarian Republic and/or Liberty Viral (who I linked to over the topic). Plus, there is also the Freedom Report on Podbean, or my every-Sunday podcast, In Defense Of Liberty on Minds.

Iraq Storms Out Against Salafis in Mosul!

Prep for Mosul
Iraqi troops readying to reclaim Mosul

Iraqi Military proves itself ally to the US recently.

Wow! The Iraqi Military has shown marked improvement in their effort to defend humanity against the Salafi movement! Basically, they have reclaimed Mosul recently. Frankly this is excellent progress for the fight against Salafism. However this is also a good time to speak truth to history of Iraq. But also a great time to speak truth to meaning about Salafism. Lastly I am going to offer solutions to the problem of Salafism that have their efficiency carved into history.

Iraq During Saddam Hussein vs After Saddam Hussein

There are some obviously marked contrasts between Iraq 1979-2003 and Iraq since 2003. Firstly, Saddam spent his entire rule being a genocidal tyrant against the Kurdish and Shia citizens of Iraq. And the Anfal Campaign was not the only example. However, genocide was not the only thing Saddam did in his reign. This guy also sponsored terrorism to the point where destabilizing the Middle East was something he thrived on doing. Plus his ideas of enforcing law were some of the most terroristic horrors as well. Lastly he was someone who did not care whether or not American diplomats overseas were victims of his barbaric rule.

However; fast forward to the nature of Iraqi military and such long after 2003, and it is like a completely new Iraq as we have seen just now. Basically Iraq nowadays is a government that does all it can to quell both imminent and latent threats to the American People. But, I’m slightly inclined to say this they do to hold on to healthier relations they have with us now than they did under Saddam.

WAIT! What is the Salafi movement?

Okay, so let me discuss this one. Salafism is basically the ultra-puritanical intake of the Islamic faith. Basically its members are Islamic religious fanatics who wish to enslave the whole human species to their own purist intake of the Koran and of the Hadiths. Some call this movement the Islamic Totalitarian movement, or Islamic Statist movement for short. Even though I know there is a distinct Shia equivalent to Salafism, called Khomeinism, they are both the same movement to me. So that’s why they are both the Salafi movement to me.

Solutions, with a side serving of solutions

Basically I can offer a handful of solutions that either have been proven effective in the distant past or been proposed by people like Rand Paul or Austin Petersen. However, don’t expect me to offer any pacifistic solutions.

Firstly, I have explored, at least in my head, the option of hiring the Kurds as Constitutional mercenaries. Using Letters of Marque and Reprisal, we can offer the Kurds an independent Kurdistan as reward for destroying ISIS itself. Meanwhile, I say We The People go after ISIS’s state sponsors. What state sponsors you ask? Well, Saudi Arabia is chiefest of sponsors of ISIS, the second in line is Pakistan. Libertarian think tank Cato knows this all too well.

However, there is also the option of pulling a Savannah Campaign to directly target Islamic Totalitarians’ Fossil Fuel culture. Basically do to 2010’s Islamic Statist fossil fuel culture what Sherman did to 1860’s White Supremacist cotton field culture.

Lastly, there is the idea of sending in weaponized drones, and weaponized robots too. This I base on a notion in military technology floated around by current Libertarian Party runner for California governor Zoltan Istvan.