Archive | May, 2012

It’s true, You Really Can’t Speak Poorly of Obama

31 May

Fox News Says Obama Video Not Authorized – WSJ.com.

I guess it’s true, you really can’t speak ill of Obama.

Fox news released an anti-Obama video that hadn’t been authorized at the senior level, so it only ran twice before senior members banned it.

This blows my mind.  I know Fox is controlled by the giant mega media companies, so this shouldn’t be a surprise, but Fox using self-censorship when it comes to opinions on Obama is bizarre.  They’re making it seem like someone did something criminal by making the video, when in reality it is essentially a non-story, besides the fact that it demonstrates censorship and the attempts to eliminate dissent.

This makes me want to vomit.  Where are we?  To say we’re not in Kansas anymore doesn’t capture the gravity of our situation.  How long will I even have this blog before it is shut down?

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Forget about FaceBook, New Social Media Network For The Informed and Awake

31 May

A new social media network has stepped into the arena at planet.infowars.com, and they don’t have any plans to monitor your activity, store your data, or pull a “pump and dump”.  While it is only in the beta stage and lacks some FaceBook features, it makes up for it with the community posts and articles written by other users.  There are plenty of groups to join, and planet.infowars.com provides a variety of ways to connect with others, keep up with activism, and plan future events.

Home page of new social media network called planet.infowars.com Click to enlarge.

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Turkey expels diplomats as Syria denounces Western diplomatic protest

30 May

AP reports that beginning Tuesday, countries came together in protest of the violence in Syria by expelling Syrian diplomats from their countries.  This includes United States, Britain, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Japan, and Bulgaria.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement Wednesday, “It is out of the question to remain silent and without any reaction in the face of this action, which amounts to a crime against humanity,” and “This grave crime against humanity by those who have attempted a massacre of civilians cannot go unpunished.”

Death counts for the massacre are being reported at up to 116 people murdered during the slaughter in Houla on May 25.  The Syrian government continues to deny responsibility, while the survivors say Assad’s troops were responsible “for at least some” of the carnage.

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Image shows buildings gone at Iran site: diplomats | Reuters

30 May

Image shows buildings gone at Iran site: diplomats | Reuters

Iran’s chief negotiator Saeed Jalili addresses a news conference after a meeting in Baghdad. Reuters.

Satellite images taken May 25th show that Iran has removed some small buildings and was cleaning up the location.  With the accusations reported by Reuters on May 26th that Iran has enough low-enriched uranium to build five nuclear weapons, and the new reports of the removed buildings, suspicion expressed by the west that Iran is attempting to develop nuclear weapons is further fueled.

U.N. monitors say 13 killed in cold blood in Syria & Other Syria News | Reuters

30 May

A Syrian boy mourns his father who was murdered by the Syrian government forces.
Photo by Rodrigo Abd/AP

U.N. monitors say 13 killed in cold blood in Syria | Reuters

13 people, rumored to be defected Syrian soldiers, were killed Wednesday.  The victims had been shot and were found face down with their hands tied behind their backs 31 miles east of the city of Deir al-Zor .  Those responsible for this atrocity have taken the tragic fighting to a new, barbaric level.  The U.N. Human Rights Council has plans to meet on Friday to confront Syria for the third time since the rebellion began in March 2011.

China and Russia still refuse to impose U.N. penalties to force Assad to stop the brutality towards protesters and armed insurgents.

Turkey, United States, Britain, France and Germany have joined forces and ordered Syrian diplomats out of their countries in protest of the Houla massacre.  Reuters reports,

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani accused U.S. and other Western officials of seeking to “prepare the ground for a new crisis” over Syria, Iran’s Press TV website reported.

“The Majlis (parliament) condemns the opportunistic intervention of certain countries in Syria and the U.S. terrorist measures and unwise warmongering messages,” he said.

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Twenty seven killed as Yemen army repels militant ambush | Reuters

30 May

Twenty seven killed as Yemen army repels militant ambush | Reuters.

My heart aches for the middle east.  It is a mess.

Iran-Contra Documentaries and Seymour Hersh 2007 Video: Iran-Contra Has Returned, U.S. Funds Al Qaeda

29 May

Here is another example showing that a ruling elite is not a secret.  Our government is NOT “our government” any longer.  Watch this, and then view the Iran-Contra documentaries below it.  If you don’t have time to watch them now, be sure to bookmark them and watch them later.  The information is vital to understanding the current situation in the world.

This is an older documentary but it’s really informative.  It discusses the Iran-Contra affair and the shadow government that has taken control.   It’s not sensational.  MUST-see.

 

This segment specifically discusses the shadow government, although it is a constant theme throughout the entire film.

 

This is a great documentary explaining the connections between Iran-Contra and the drug war, specifically the crack epidemic.  It also explains Afghanistan, opium, the war on terror, and the war on drugs.  It’s another MUST-see.

 

Sinking in yet?

  • Our government is not “our government” any longer.  It has been taken over by powerful, rich elites, primarily bankers and those in the business of war, who work outside the laws of the U.S. without any oversight.  In the Iran-Contra documentary, they refer to the group  as “The Enterprise.”
  • This government, or “The Enterprise”, has used terrorism to take away our freedom.
  • This government funds the terrorists they claim to protect us from.
  • This government does not care about me or you.  They care about keeping control of me and you.
  • A vast majority of “our” representatives are bought off and fearful of the elites.
  • The DHS’s new mission is to focus on the American people, not terrorists, as it was created to do.
  • All electronic communications are monitored, recorded, and stored.  This includes phone calls, text messages, instant messages, email, every website visited, Skype, any voice programs, e-wallets, and anything else I have forgotten or that has yet to be introduced or created.
  • This government overthrows democratic and non-democratic foreign governments, often by proxy, using “rebel forces” that are sometimes imported.
  • George W. Bush wasn’t a conservative; he was a puppet of the elite.
  • The destabilization and takeover of the middle east was planned in the 1970’s, with credit going to Henry Kissinger
  • The story lines you have been fed about terrorist attacks have morphed over the years.  Looking back on old news articles and T.V. news reports, it is very clear that we have been manipulated, that the narratives have changed to fit the agenda of the elites.
  1. We see this happening today with the CIA agent who stopped the new underwear bomber by giving a bomb to the would-be terrorist and then bravely (sarcasm)  taking it back.  The CIA agent has since turned into a double agent for Saudi Arabia, and the non-plot turned into a grand scheme to blow up an airliner.
  2. In Syria, the “U.S.” aka shadow government is funding the terrorists who murdered at least some of the 90 people killed in the Houla massacre.  The massacre is now blamed on the Syrian government, even though the Syrian people and Russia are accusing foreign countries, Syria naming the U.S., of funding imported terrorists.  Some of the people who were killed in the massacre were shot at close range, some in the head and face, suggesting they weren’t murdered by shelling from tanks, as the shadow government wants us to believe.
  • Environmentalism is used to take control of the people.  The Smart Grid, smart appliances and the intelligent transportation system will be the final nail in the coffin once fully implemented, monitoring every aspect of life, complete with rationing laws and remotely controlled water and electricity.
  • Things will not get better unless we come together, utilize our combined strength (which is our new ideas and the power of many voices shouting in unison), and make things better.  The ruling powers will not one day just return our freedom to us.
  • Nearly all media is controlled by six corporations and is highly censored.  See infographic below from frugaldad.com

We are not free.  It is time to start thinking of solutions for serious government reform.   Capitol Hill and the White House need to be swept clean and sterilized from top to bottom, in my 100% non-expert opinion.  There are a few representatives who seem worthy of keeping their positions, but the majority need to step down or be removed.  Laws need to be retracted, prisons need to be taken out of the private sector, petty arrests and imprisonment must stop, the police forces must be de-militarized, the military budget must be reduced, the DHS, TSA, NSA, and FEMA must be eliminated.  Of course, I am not knowledgeable enough to have any real ideas or strategies, and I honestly have no business speaking on a subject that I am so ignorant about, but my point is we need real change, not the kind peddled by Prez B.O.  To me this means no longer compromising integrity by working within the corrupt system, but wiping the current program from the hard drive of America and firing the programmers, essentially, we must have some form of revolution.  Perhaps there is a way to do this less dramatically, again, I do not have the expertise to voice any real ideas (but I’ll continue to do so anyway.)

Regardless of what kind of revolution, I believe a great change will be trying, stressful and bring certain negative consequences, but I have no idea to what degree we will suffer or sacrifice.  We may enter a period of destabilization, while highly undesirable, it seems it could be  a possible outcome of trying to establish a government “of the people, by the people, for the people,” a system that is more than an illusion of freedom.   However, I fear many will choose to be comfortably numb slaves over bleeding freedom fighters.  I do not think they’ll even be aware that they are not free.  And I fear they may indeed “love their servitude.”  Again, I don’t really know what I’m talking about so please don’t judge my rambling too harshly.

 

Edited May 30, 2012 at 7:11 am

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