12 signs that Obomba's Empire, other Western fascistas, and some GOP chickenhawks are dangerously close to starting a new war with Syria, via End of the American Dream:
#1 Barack Obama is demanding that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down.
#2 U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was far more blunt in calling for Assad to resign.
#3 British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a joint statement in which they demanded that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down.
#4 EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is calling for Assad to resign.
#5 Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says that Assad should "vacate his position, relinquish power and step down immediately".
#6 The U.S. government has imposed a fresh round of economic sanctions on Syria. These include sanctions targeting Syrian oil and gas sales.
#7 There are reports that EU officials will also impose new economic sanctions against Syria on Friday. These sanctions will also reportedly include sanctions targeting oil and gas sales. Approximately 90 percent of Syrian oil exports go to the EU, and oil and gas account for about 25 percent of Syria's GDP.
#8 The U.S. government has frozen all Syrian government assets in the United States.
#9 Presidential candidate Mitt Romney supports these moves against Syria and believes that we need to do more to "move" Syria "toward modernity."
#10 At least 12,000 refugees from Syria have flooded into neighboring Turkey, and Turkey has been reinforcing its military forces along the border area. In recent days Turkey's warnings to Syria have become more heated.
#11 The United Nations is "temporarily" removing some of its staff from Syria.
#12 A U.N. fact-finding mission has determined that the Syrian government is guilty of multiple human rights violations.