Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Is Brexit the Beginning of World War III?
Brexit” in the United Kingdom on June 24, 2016 was long overdue and the first shots of the “Battle of the Bulge” of World War III, which we have been fighting for seven years with few knowing it was even happening; such is the nature of war in the 21st Century. It is low profile and focused on people not armies, forts and machines of war. War changes over time.
War grew out of raids by Vikings who attacked English and European seaside settlements taking their food, goods and women. When we evolved to duchies with castles, walls and fortified settlements, war was primarily sieges with the best equipped winning by wearing the other guy down or starving him out.
Siege warfare was tiresome so the art was “civilized” into contests between armed legions that would line up and shoot at one another with bows and arrows, crossbows, catapults, trebuchets and firearms finally ending in hand-to-hand combat with the winners being the last men, standing.
By the time of our revolutionary war such activities had refined to the point where enemies were expected to line up, “…in a civilized manner” and shoot at each other with muskets and cannon blasting balls, chains, rocks and small shot until one side gave up. All of this changed in our Revolution and the sequel War of 1812......The elements of this crisis have been: Europe in need of workers and America with a closet Muslim President who is trying to use the situation to his advantage without realizing he is putting his own at risk. If Islam defeats America his life expectancy would be to the next Friday as Muslims only do beheadings on Fridays. It is amazing that a man who always thinks he is the smartest person in the room could have such little appreciation of the fact that we are in World War III........To Read More.....