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3.5.11

Through The Looking Glass

In one fell swoop, bin Laden is dead, torture and secret prisons are justified, the Pakistanis are villainized, the endless war is renewed, the American masses feel justified, and the Military-Industrial complex goes on raking in the Big Bux.

I don’t watch TeeVee, so I haven’t seen the images, but I can just imagine from the descriptions how asinine it must look to see the young, vacuous sheeple prancing in the pasture, celebrating The Dawn of a New Day.  Why, now when they go anywhere in public, they’ll be so grateful to have TSA shoving their hands down pants and groping little children, like Catholic priests.

You can tell this is a psy-op because there are two basic stories going around.

One, Usama was living in a boarding house, in squalor, subsisting on Doritos, like Saddam Husein in his “spider hole.”  He slipped up and used an open phone to call for pizza, and that’s when the cavalry descended on him, shooting him two times in the head and (conveniently) blowing his face off.
The second story is that Usama was living in a million-dollar mansion built just for him, surrounded by Pakistani military camps.  His location was tracked down from information gleaned years ago by torturing teen-aged shepherds and dirt farmers in secret prisons.  Usama was identified, because his wife yelled his name as he hid behind her when the lead started flying.

Both stories end with sensitive and politically-correct Special Forces conducting Islamic burial rites as they shoved Usama’s body out the helicopter door somewhere over some ocean.

And now…who cares if Obama committed multiple felonies by forging legal documents and bald-face lying to millions of people?  He got Usama!  Oh, and let’s give some credit to that other bastion of international law and order, George W. Shrub.

This is classic psy-op crap where several conflicting details/stories are released, and the elements that people swallow become the ones that are the "true" story, while the rest get brushed aside as noise from opposition elements or 'fog of war' errors.

I’m going to puke.  I won't publish and of the stories or photos, since it's all complete bunk.  Even Madeline Albright, the former US SecState, said bin Laden was dead and on ice for later propaganda use.  That was back in 2002.

Who was Usama bin Laden?  Why, let’s let Paul Craig Roberts tell it:

How many Americans will have the wits to wonder why the "terror mastermind" ­ who defeated not merely the CIA and the FBI, but all 16 US intelligence agencies along with Israel's Mossad and the intelligence services of NATO, who defeated NORAD, the National Security Council, the Pentagon and Joint Chiefs of Staff, the US Air Force, and Air Traffic Control, who caused security procedures to fail four times in US airports in one hour on the same day, who caused the state-of-the-art Pentagon air defenses to fail, and who managed to fly three airliners into three buildings with pilots who did not know how to fly ­ has not pulled off any other attack in almost ten years? Do Americans really believe that a government's security system that can so totally fail when confronted with a few Saudi Arabians with box cutters can renew itself to perfection overnight?
Now to my eyes, this is all just too blatantly obvious.  I’m sure others must see through all this garbage.  The question is, “Why?”  What’s behind this ridiculous parody of law and order, and who’s pulling the strings?
The ‘why’ part is pretty obvious.  It’s the ‘who’ that gets a little tricky.  The answer to both questions might surprise you.  It’s a lot simpler, yet far more evil, than it appears on the surface.

What’s going on is that there are two primary groups vying for global domination in the Anglo-American empire.  One group is the ‘bomb the hell out of everything and snatch the goodies.’  Let’s call them the American part of the equasion.  The other group is a little more subtle, preferring to work quietly and make other factions fight each other, thus saving precious resources for cleaning up and taking over after the dust settles.  Let’s call them the Anglos.

The Anglos have been at this empire thing for a long time and have a lot of experience.  They are master manipulators who prefer to stir up two ant piles and make them fight each other, rather than sit with a hammer and smash the little buggers one at a time.

The Anglos think that the Beijing-Moscow axis is getting too big for its own good.  They have too much financial leverage and they refuse to play in the Big Boyz Bully Club.  They won’t invade or bomb or join NATO.  The Anglos think its time to take them down a notch or two.

To do that, the Anglos need to squeeze just enough on the wind-pipe to make B-M pass out, without killing the free flow of cheap goods and labor.  If enough of China’s energy supply is cut off, or at least severely curtailed, they will have to look pretty hard at Russia’s Siberian oil fields sitting right there on the border.  This will poison the well, as it were, between Beijing and Moscow.

The American faction is a little more brash.  They are new to this empire thing and the way they see things, they need to bang into these here sovereign countries and secure those resources for later use.  They’ll just lock everything up in perpetual exploitation contracts with all the boys down at the country club.  They don’t give a damn about subtlty, because gol-durnit, if them uppity chinks and bears don’t play along, we’ll just bomb the hell outta them.

The Anglo faction is represented in US politics by the Obama group.  The American faction is represented by the Bush group.  It’s tempting to go slapping left-right labels all over everything, but that would be both misdirecting and misinterpreting what’s really going on.

You see, the world is divided up, at the upper levels, into regions.  There’s the North American Union, the South American Union, the European Union, the MENAs, the ASEANs, and the BRICS.  Think of them as football teams.  They run around playing matches and scoring wins, losses or draws.  And that’s about as far as most people ever get when they start learning about all this stuff.  But, just like football teams, behind all the glamor and glitz on the field are the owners.

And now we come to the ‘who’ part of the calculus.
The owners are a handful of folks who are so fabulously wealthy, they don’t appear in Forbes, or Lifestyles, or at Warren’s birthday parties.  These people are so wealthy, that money means nothing to them.  They could spend millions a day, and have enough for their grandchildren to continue the tradition.  In fact, they are so amazingly rich that playing football with the world is the only entertainment left for them.  If you saw a list of their names, you probably woyldn't recognize most of them.

To these people, your and my life are worthless.  We are just ants to toy with for kicks.  Everything we are seeing in our news outlets is part of their game.  They lead us around in circles and play with our patriotism and religious beliefs and our families for their amusement.  They are like the sadistic kid that would pull the legs off the daddy long-legs to watch them flail around.

How do you fight people like this?  It's amazingly simple.  They control us through media.  They can whip us into frenzies, terrorize us, play with our emotions, and confuse and confound us with the media.  As an expert on media, I can tell you how effective it is.  The best way to stop these people is turn it all off.

Stop watching TeeVee, listening to the radio and reading the papers.  Don't consume anything from AP, or broadcast or MSM of any kind.  Don't vote in their elections.  Don't buy their products.  Refuse to react to anything they say or do.

Sure, it will cause some hardship at first.  You have to go out and find local folks making things you need.  You'll have to put in your own garden and tend to it daily.  Of course, if you spent all the time in the garden feeding yourself and your family that you spend watching TeeVee, you'd be richer, healthier and happier for it.

It's called shunning.  It's a very old concept.  Catholics call it excommunication.  You cease to acknowledge that someone exists.  If millions of people around the world just stopped buying their crap, they would go into a panic.  They would shrivel and die without us chasing their string like kittens.  It would literally kill them if we stopped reacting to anything they do.

So now a man who committed a felony and presented a fraudulent legal document just last week is a major hero today for killing a man who died 10 years ago.

Through the looking glass.  Black is white.  Good is evil.  Joy is anger.  Truth is a lie.
 Time to dust off the old copy of C. S. Lewis, because that may be the only thing that can explain what we are seeing now.  Even Orwell would be amazed.  To see his nightmare come alive so completely and so vividly would stun him, I think.  But, Lewis would probably nod his head and say, "See?"

It's ALL bullshit.`


(Fun Fact: Usama bin Laden was 6'-4"/218cm tall.  Just something to remember as you see purported photos offered in the media)
"Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; If a clod be washed away by the sea, is Europe not the less? So therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee." -- John Donne, Meditation 17
UPDATE: They're getting desperate.  Now they're trotting out the 'hero dog' to really tug on the emotional strings.  This is all such bullshit! 

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