From Sott.net. a challenging article. (Author – Larry Pinkney, The Peoples Voice )
To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave.” -Frederick Douglass
“The [Senate] Committe has not been able to determine with any greater precision the extent to which COINTELPRO may be continuing.”
-Book III, Final Report of the Select Committee, 94th Congress, 2d Session, United States Senate
Terror is carried out in many forms by this nation’s corporate government against everyday people both internally and externally, and its most powerful facilitator is apathy.
As the national economy crumbles for everyday Black, White, Brown, Red, and Yellow people, there is in the White House a corporate / military master-president masquerading as the slave, a Congress insatiably feeding from a bottomless corporate trough, and a judiciary that makes an utter mockery of justice, constitutional rights, and human rights. Meanwhile, bloody overt and covert U.S. wars rage on in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, and elsewhere abroad. As contempt grows for the hypocritical and diabolical de facto policies of this nation’s government, it is everyday people at home and abroad whose lives are being torn assunder and who are quite literally dying, as the banksters and other assorted corporate gangsters grow ever richer and even more vicious.
The corporate-stream so-called “news” media of this nation has sunk to its lowest level since the very inception of the United States of America. It is pathetic as it serves as the propaganda arm, of and for, this actual one-party corporatist / military state. The corporate-stream media serves to keep everyday people misinformed (or not relevantly informed at all), apathetic and lethargic, while being simultaneously terrorized. Its role is to omit, distract, confuse, and discredit: Omit – at all costs – delineating the truth and reality of what is actually occurring and why; distract attention away from how everyday people are being emotionally pimped and economically & politically emaciated by the U.S. corporate / military elite while purposely confusing the issues; and discredit – by any means necessary – those who dare to speak truth to power. Indeed, the function of this corporate-stream media is to keep people mindless, confused, and manipulated. There is no such thing in this nation as consistently serious, honest, and hard-hitting, thought-provoking journalism in the corporate-stream media, for such a thing would be absolutely unacceptable to the corporate elite who financially own the corporate-stream “news” media. Thus, the cycle of terror against everyday people in this nation and around the world is maintained and perpetuated.
It is no mere coincidence that as the horrific economic melt-down worsens for everyday people – political repression increases [i.e. de facto terrorism] in this nation. In other words, everyday people are being simultaneously terrorized both economically and politically right here at home. Moreover, the dangerous, absurd, and hypocritical political & military policies abroad, of this nation’s government, virtually guarantees a continuing cycle of blind physical terror against the people of this nation and around the world. But who cares, as long as the blood-lined financial coffers of the tiny avaricious corporate / military elite continue to be filled to the brim?! It’s time for us, everyday people, to care!
Read on here.
- The fake ‘War on Terrorism’ and the real ‘War on Islam’: Writing Contest (activistpost.com)
- Why I’m suing the US government to protect internet freedom | Birgitta Jónsdóttir (guardian.co.uk)
- The Artificial Birth of The Planetary Security State: Myth, Ritual, And Symbolism In The Global War on Terror (blacklistednews.com)