“Today, in the Land of the Free, nonviolent political protesters using their First Amendment rights to speak out against all of the above can be beaten, tasered, and maced by heavily-militarized police forces, using military-grade equipment, without any provocation.
- At UC Berkeley, Robert Hass, a former poet laureate, was clubbed by police while nonviolently protesting with students.
- In Seattle, cops clad in riot gear pepper-sprayed an 84-year-old woman and an expectant mother.
Can we please dispense with the notion that the government is in the business of defending the united states? Let’s get real: washington has seceded from the union and joined the transnational financial megacorp. It’s a festering hotbed of corruption, terrorism and subversion, and those who follow its orders are pawns of foreign agents.
Look at the big O. The peace president, the constitutional scholar, the nobel laureate. A triumph of propaganda over substance. If he’d been a disabled black lesbian crossdressing homeless veteran, would he seem more genuine to you? How about if wore a funny hat?
Obama’s election said a lot about the humanity and decency of the people of this country. It said absolutely nothing about the man himself. Open your eyes. We’ve been had.
“The entire 9/11 field of inquiry has been vilified, poisoned over the years by ridicule, sometimes fantastic conspiracy mongering, and fearfulness by journalists of approaching the material, lest they be branded as irresponsible or some kind of conspiracy freak. As a result, little work has been done to investigate, except by a small group of people, some of whom have raised some real questions”
“In support of this harmful bill, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) explained that the bill will “basically say in law for the first time that the homeland is part of the battlefield” and people can be imprisoned without charge or trial “American citizen or not.” Another supporter, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) also declared that the bill is needed because “America is part of the battlefield.”” …
“Part of an Ongoing Trend
“While this is shocking, it is not occurring in a vacuum. Indeed, it is part of a 30 year-long process of militarization inside our borders and a destruction of the American concepts of limited government and separation of powers.”
So what happened 30 years ago? The Reagan (or perhaps more accurately, the first Bush) administration. Reagan was widely reported to be drugged and absentminded after Bush family friend John Hinkley shot him 2 months after his inauguration in 1981. http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1243&dat=19810331&id=pF0zAAAAIBAJ&sjid=EPcDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4273,846918
Meanwhile, with Kissinger running things at the state department:
Obama pursuing Bush’s foreign policy objectives:
Wayne Madsen’s revelations on Obama’s CIA connections:
and Alex Jones’ documentary on Obama:
It certainly does appear that we’re being herded off a cliff.
For some historical review of the ’80s era, be sure to view “Coverup: Behind the Iran Contra Affair” in the reference section.