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To Serve and Protect?
In my last Hub, I wrote about my feelings of hope for this country with the election of president Barak Obama. Along with that hope, was a feeling that he must be protected....simply for the fact that he seems like a genuinely nice person, and we all know that politics is cut-throat.
So imagine my dismay when I came across this article:
Is The MIlitary Threatening To Kill Obama?
Barack in the Crosshairs
By John Hankey
In a nut-shell, the article draws parallels to John F. Kennedy, and his desire to make things better for the American people....something which would have put a huge damper on the Military Industrial Complex, and could not be allowed.
Adding to the dismay was the fact that I'd seen something like this before:
Paul Joseph Watson & Alex Jones
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
"Establishment media talking points from every direction strongly indicate that a false flag attempt on President Obama’s life is being considered, to be blamed on patsies from either the “extreme” right or left, in order to silence dissent in America and blackmail Obama into launching a military assault on Iran."
Once again, a war is the preffered mode of business for a certain sector of our establishment. Once again, we have a President who won on his campaign to end the war. Once again, we find a President in possible mortal danger from a powerful cartel in the midst of what is supposed to be a Democracy.
So, what is a citizen to do?
At the very least, we must ask ourselves what we are willing to put up with? Are we going to continue the endless wars and bloodshed for the Same Old Power Base that Eisenhower gave his dire warning about?
At the very least, we must ditch this "soldiers are keeping us free" mentality, blustered about as Patriotism, while ignoring the fact that perhaps our whole problem lies in our continued intrusion into the lives of people in foreign lands!
We have waged wars of aggression to gain resources as a means to Power, while our soldiers die and our values go in the sewer.
I have to say this because now I believe it to be true...General Betray-Us was the right name.
Our country is usurped. Our values are stomped on. Our soldiers are dying and killing innocents....and for what? And for who?
Obama is not to blame. He must be protected from these enemies within....enemies whose interests are not our interests.
At the very least, we should pray--wish--send intent, to stop this madness once and for all. There are so many more of us than there are of them.
MK Ultra notwithstanding, WE have the power!
"Are you saying that you think Vice President Cheney is still having a chilling effect on people who might otherwise be coming forward,” asked Gross. “I’ll make it worse,” answered Hersh, adding that he believes Cheney “put people back” in government to “stay behind” in order to “tell him what’s going on” and perhaps even “do sabotage”
Corporate States of America
"In the Early 80′s the American Legislative Elective Council (ALEC) had Ronald Reagan’s Praise; in the early 1990′s Newt Gingrich as the member of the United States Congressmen held Seminars with ALEC; and in the late 90′s Lindsey Graham would be one of several Republicans who would hear a proposed amendment of allowing on the behalf of ALEC. The ultimate goal of ALEC, to propose Constitutional Amendments. For years while millions of citizens knew nothing of large American corporations and state law makers writing the laws in all our states, ALEC with the help of Republicans on the Federal Level from previous Republican Presidents on down have been finding ways to push back against Federal laws. So far it has been exposed there over 800 bills that state law makers and corporations have decided to make law. In a economy in which for years the very top incomes has grown significantly the average American income has been stagnate. For obvious reasons the power of the American people would increasingly be marginalize till it is nothing while on the other hand large corporations working with lawmakers are crafting laws that benefit the very rich. No surprise that unions have been targeted time and time again, for they represent in this country how the working class became the middle class and a chance for the working poor to find avenues so that they can rise from the confines of poor working wage jobs and no benefits.
ALEC is translation for State law makers creating laws on behalf of their campaign donors.
I think it would be a mistake to think that some how ALEC’s power stops at the state level.
These corporations who are a part ALEC are major corporations that can be considered known world wide. They donate millions into politics, they spend millions on lobbying, and they pay big sums to join groups like ALEC and the US. Chambers of Commerce to make sure their agenda’s are satisfied.
Much of our Civil Rights for many groups such as African-Americans, women, LBGT community rights are gain at the Federal level. And as you note the attitudes of Republicans and the legislature they have created involving each of these groups you will understand that under Republican rules these groups civil rights are not protected.
Immigration and voter ID laws are a creation of ALEC which is made of state law makers and major corporations."
Long Time Friends
Richard Nixon's secret backers included:
1. Allan Dulles, friend of the Nazis, boss of the CIA, and agent of the Rockefellers.
2. The bankers who wanted the Federal Reserve to remain private.
3. The Mafia, led by Meyer Lansky.
Masters of Disaster
Webster G Tarpley:
"Obama has received some brutal messages from the pro-war and pro-Wall Street Rogue Network or Invisible Government entrenched in the main executive agencies of the US federal government. Just after Obama had agreed to send 30,000 additional soldiers into Afghanistan as part of a last-chance surge demanded by neocons and Pentagon utopian strategists, the US intelligence community deliberately allowed Mutallab the underwear bomber to make his appearance in the skies over Detroit on Christmas morning, 2009. A few days later, the Obama administration signaled through MSNBC if they regarded this incident as an attempt to embarrass and box in the president - and then failed to follow up.
When Obama was running for a second term, the CIA high command and US Africom teamed up to orchestrate the murder of four US personnel, including one ambassador, in Benghazi, Libya. Here the intent was unquestionably an early October Surprise to get Mitt Romney, the candidate favored by neocons and warmongers, elected in Obama’s place.
Over the past few months, an unusually large number of military, political, and business careers have been abruptly terminated in the Washington corridors of power. Which of them were complicit in the pro-Romney putsch we do not know in many cases. The most famous victim of this process so far has been CIA Director and four-star general David Petraeus, who was ousted from Langley because of an alleged sex affair with his biographer, military intelligence colonel Paula Broadwell. Petraeus had long been known as George W. Bush’s favorite general, and had gone on to become the potential presidential candidate favored by many hard-core neocons, who saw in the general - the focus of a considerable personality cult among reactionaries -- a vehicle for a return to power by the neocon faction."
Danger of being President
Do you believe Barack Obama is in danger from forces within our own government?
I was reminded of the JFK “Wanted for Treason” poster, popular in Texas in the early 1960s, while watching the documentary “Oswald's Ghost” the other night, then easily found the Obama poster, one of the milder anti-Obama propaganda pieces out there, via Google. I've said it before: In 50 years, the extreme right in this country has managed to change exactly one letter. They've gone from Birchers to Birthers.
"In 1933, Butler was approached by men representing a clique of multi-millionaire industrialists and bankers. They hated U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) with a passion, and saw his “New Deal” policies as the start of a communist take-over that threatened their interests. FDR even had the temerity to announce that the U.S. would stop using its military to interfere in Latin American affairs! Wall Street’s plutocrats were aghast! They had long been accustomed to wielding tremendous control over the government’s economic policies, including the use of U.S. forces to protect their precious foreign investments. Because of Butler’s steadfast military role in upholding U.S. business interests abroad, the plotters mistakenly thought they could recruit him to muster a “super-army” of veterans to use as pawns in their plan to subjugate or, if necessary, eliminate FDR."
It pays to remember that history repeats. But perhaps more important is to know that any act, good or bad, can never be erased. The strongest whitewash can never dilute even a smidgeon of the feeling we have being witness to good. Be alert! Be alive! And never forget the awe-inspiring effect of well intentioned people....which far outweighs any opposing force.