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by C/O DIOGENES
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003 at 8:32 PM
You are making a difference people. Keep pushing the truth. The lies will fold.
INTERNET 10 - WARMONGERS 0
by William Thomas
To everyone following this global cliffhanger, it looks like we're coming quickly down to a tripwire that could capsize the global applecart. Within weeks,
a conscienceless Frankenstein armed with wicked weapons of mass destruction may be once again loose in our midst.
For the first time in known human history,
power-crazed bureaucrats are finding it difficult to get away with almost anything. In this truth-telling time of personal camcorders and computers, exposure of official deceptions can be embarrassingly swift -- posted on the web for a whole wide wired world to see.
As Iran accelerates its nuclear weapons program to defend against an American attack they know is coming, and France moves this morning to block NATO from initiating plans to involve Turkey,
mainstream media in Canada, Britain and across the USA continue to ignore revelations that shared U.S. and British "intelligence" on Iraq is years out of date. And cribbed from public sources. [Global TV Feb. 10]
Commenting on the media's self-censoring stories that trash all pretenses for war, Lifeboatnews editor Paul Grignon gripes,
"It's as fixed as wrestling."
When critical mass is reached and the hundredth monkey logs on, it's all over for the Bush regime and their successors. Even now, with more than 620 million people logged on worldwide,
incessant Internet revelations are illuminating a gang who...(continued)
NOTE: William Thomas served as a member of a three-man Gulf Environmental Emergency Response Team in Kuwait during and immediately after Desert Storm. Producer of the award-winning documentary, "Eco War", he is the author of Bringing The War Home, Chemtrails Confirmed, Alt. Health and All Fall Down: The Politics of Terror and Mass Persuasion. THIS ARTICLE IS EXCEPTIONAL. If only enough good people networked this as far and fast as they could, with fervent prayers for the binding of this plot out of hell, then by God's grace, the Bushwhackers would be stopped in their tracks with SOVEREIGNTY restored at home and abroad. All Ways Victory When We LOVE Enough! -Christopher
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Feb. 10, 2003
I couldn't make this up. Five days ago, the man who covered up the MyLai massacre was on a roll. Addressing the UN Security Council and a worried wired world, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell repeatedly remonstrated, "Every statement I make today is backed up by sources, solid sources. These are not assertions. What we're giving you are facts and conclusions based on solid intelligence."
Hot stuff! The globally-televised 75 minute briefing put forward Washington's best case for massacring a defenseless population, still reeling from the last big American bombardment, and 11 years of strangulating sanctions that followed.
"Here is the evidence," ranted a righteous Powell at tight-lipped representatives from 15 nations, who may also have been listening to the ghostly chorus of 38 million Europeans killed during World War II.
"Ignore it and become irrelevant as a world body whose strongest resolutions have been consistently ignored by Israel throughout our ally's 35 year illegal occupation of the West Bank," Powell puffed. "Or join our unprovoked aggression against the people of Iraq and become irrelevant for violating international laws -- just like Americans do all the time in places like Nicaragua, Guatemala, Cuba, Colombia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Grenada, Panama, Kuwait, Bosnia and Afghanistan."
I'm paraphrasing here...
Powell called Blair's intelligence scoop "a fine paper" of "exceptional quality" that detailed "Iraq's deceptions." The U.S. Secretary of State went on to praise a pompous Prime Minister for supplying what Blair boasted was an "up to the minute" assessment of Saddam's sadistic arsenal.
The latest information on Iraq's elusive weapons programs came from Britain's vaunted intelligence services, MI5 and MI6. Anyone on the Net could punch in Downing Street's official website and check out all 19 pages of intelligence available to London concerning "Iraq's Infrastructure of Concealment, Deception and Intimidation". [BBC Feb. 5, 2003]
Within hours of Powell's pronouncements, TV crews descended on the "chemical weapons sites" featured in his presentation -- only to find old dust atop ancient rubble. The reason was revealed the following morning, when the BBC's Channel 4 reported, "Downing St. Dossier Plagiarized".
Plagiarism is a form of theft. It turns out that Powell's "top intelligence" briefing to the UN had been lifted verbatim from a woefully outdated student thesis! [BBC Feb. 6, 2003]
GOING NUCLEAR IN BAGHDAD
They're just getting started.
Cancer rates across Iraq -- particularly among children -- are already 12 to 15 times higher than pre-war levels. For the people of Iraq, as well as any occupier, constant exposure to uranium dust from hundreds of tons of Depleted Uranium munitions fired during Desert Storm (and hundreds of tons more from any new invasion) carries lethal risks. DU is 60% as radioactive as the uranium used in nuclear bombs. It enters human lungs, wombs and DNA as easily as it does open wounds and the food chain. And exploded DU rounds remain lethal for millions -- some experts say billions -- of years. [Bringing The War Home]
Now the boys around Bush are keen to try out their new "Robust Earth Penetrators" by gang-raping Iraq. (You're right, it's obscene.) These cosseted men, who have never been near a battlefield or seen the dazed expressions of maimed children, figure their "little" nuclear bombs will burrow far enough into their mother planet to stop radiation from leaking out and freaking out the entire world. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sept. 29, 2002]
But common sense and many experts warn that a more likely scenario would see "dirty" detonations raining a radioactive dust storm downwind, killing plenty of people in mosques and souks in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait or Iran -- depending on whether the Shamal is blowing. Entire regions would be rendered uninhabitable for tens of thousands of years.
But hey, say Rumsfeld and others who pushed for the "baby nukes", we won't know till we try it.
Just like Hiroshima.
GEORGE, DICK, DONALD AND PAUL MEET THE "INFORMATION AGE"
To everyone following this global cliffhanger, it looks like we're coming quickly down to a tripwire that could capsize the global applecart. Within weeks, a conscienceless Frankenstein armed with wicked weapons of mass destruction may be once again loose in our midst.
Or maybe not.
For all their firepower and media mesmerization techniques, the Bush junta never reckoned on running head on into an uncontrollable source of constantly updated, augmented and corroborated information available 24/7 to anyone who can log online.
No one did.
For the first time in known human history, power-crazed bureaucrats are finding it difficult to get away with almost anything. In this truth-telling time of personal camcorders and computers, exposure of official deceptions can be embarrassingly swift -- posted on the web for a whole wide wired world to see.
If you can type it, you can probably find it online: Flight 800, Oklahoma City, Gulf War Illness, Operation Northwoods, the "sober drunk" syndrome. The real stories behind official mythology can be found in leaked documents, declassified papers, eyewitness accounts, expert commentary, fully referenced mainstream and alternate news stories, magazines and e-books, news photos, video footage and recorded interviews. All are available in an instantly accessible, exponentially-expanding, electronic library called the Internet.
HOW IT WORKS
Forget B-52s. Real power comes from networked hominids tapping keyboards. As a Secretary of State discovered, all it takes to verify an official "story" is to go online and type in a few key search words. Try "powell presentation" or "bush cocaine" -- then hit the key appropriately labeled "Enter".
The results can be spectacular. Thanks to a Cambridge professor's recollection and online retrieval, Bush's only buddy willing to send reluctant soldiers into the irradiated ruins of Baghdad could face a humiliating non-confidence vote within days.
Former Labour minister Glenda Jackson told BBC Radio 4, "If that was presented to Parliament and the country as being up-to-date intelligence and in fact as we now know they simply lifted it from a university thesis, it is another example of how the Government is attempting to mislead the country and Parliament on the issue of a possible war with Iraq."
Another former Labour minister, Peter Kilfoyle, said he was "shocked" at the way the dossier had been doctored. "It just adds to the general impression that what we have been treated to is a farrago of half-truths, assertions and over-the-top spin. I am shocked that on such thin evidence -- a Californian postgraduate thesis -- that we should be trying to convince the British people that this is a war worth fighting." [Telegraph Feb. 8, 2003]
The implications for Washington's war plans are serious. If Tony Blair loses a vote brought against him by his own party, the present Prime Minister of England will find himself suddenly unemployed. And Bush will be bereft of major backers.
Back in the USA, if "news managers" chose to expose the mass marketed "threat" of a shattered country they know to be bogus, outraged Americans would not take such betrayal lightly. And a blueprint drawn up long before Sept. 11 allowed its architects to kick it into high government gear could quickly come unraveled. [BBC Feb. 6, 2003]
But extensive U.S. televised coverage of Powell's prevarications and a story taking the rest of the world by storm never occurred.
The spookiest episode in this story came 24 hours after the BBC exposed empty excuses for mass murder in Iraq. By then, TV-watching, newspaper reading Americans interviewed by Lifeboatnews in Florida and California had yet to learn of a gaffe that has punctured Powell's pretensions and blown Bush's credibility abroad.
As Iran accelerates its nuclear weapons program to defend against an American attack they know is coming, and France moves this morning to block NATO from initiating plans to involve Turkey, mainstream media in Canada, Britain and across the USA continue to ignore revelations that shared U.S. and British "intelligence" on Iraq is years out of date. And cribbed from public sources. [Global TV Feb. 10]
Commenting on the media's self-censoring stories that trash all pretenses for war, Lifeboatnews editor Paul Grignon gripes, "It's as fixed as wrestling."
WHITE HOUSE WATCHERS
The American media's big snooze is good news for pretenders who remain in power only as long as they continue to hoodwink the people they seek to rule. By waving flags, suppressing contrary information, and pointing to successive "threats" of their own devising, the Bushwhackers depend on the zombie-like behavior of sedated and distracted masses, and a military as robotic as their weaponry. In their mutual rush to parrot empty slogans and do the bidding of "authorities" bent on conquest and murder, few question the consequences, veracity or legitimacy of their actions.
But deep questions are being raised, in an intense international forum called the Internet. Immune to cruise missiles and faked intelligence briefings, the power of the ever-wakeful web is to network the global village outside the filters of controlled information -- exposing official lies almost as fast as they can be floated.
No wonder the day after Sept. 11 a President-select announced that one of his first objectives was to get control over the Internet. Since then, his lavishly funded Department of Cyber Security is working to force all servers to submit to federal surveillance. [CBC Sept. 12, 2001]
But it may already be too late.
When critical mass is reached and the hundredth monkey logs on, it's all over for the Bush regime and their successors. Even now, with more than 620 million people logged on worldwide, incessant Internet revelations are illuminating a gang who:
1. Stole an election by rigging votes in Florida
2. Blocked investigations and interceptors that could have foiled 9/11
3. Experimented with mailing an army-designed strain of anthrax to Americans to boost sales of a vaccine jointly controlled by the Bushes and bin Ladens
4. Paved the way for a police state with freedom-canceling proclamations copied almost verbatim from laws issued by someone named Adolf Hitler. [NUA Internet Trends 2002; All Fall Down: The Politics of Terror and Mass Persuasion]
All this with nary a murmur from a cushy, compliant and culpable press owned by the same corporations who manufacture costly armaments for the conflicts their news networks "sell".
It's all documented online for anyone who cares to look. But information is only as powerful as the actions it prompts. Next weekend, organizers say that worldwide protests coordinated through the worldwide web could outnumber the massive anti-war demonstrations that ended years of unprovoked aggression against the people of Vietnam.
BAGHDAD OR BUST
Despite the ballyhoo over a bogus briefing that appears to have hardened Russia's resolve to stick with China, France and Germany in opposing a war they cannot justify, the Gang of Four still intends to crush Iraq. [BBC Feb. 9, 2003]
It only makes sense when they admit that their long-standing agenda is not really concerned about Baghdad's bogeyman. "Project for the New American Century" notes that while Saddam Hussein poses no threat to the United States, the dictator can be "used as an excuse" to further aims that are all about oil.Whoever controls the world's last big oil fields, also controls a world running on empty. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sept. 29, 2002]
What happens next is anybody's guess. Intended as an indelible lesson to the world, we could be weeks away from unprecedented "live fire" demonstrations over Baghdad, Basra and Tikrit.
Or maybe not.
Type "peace protests" and hit Enter.
See also, "The Psychology of Mass Subservience to Terror" at www.heartcom.org/psychtyranny.htm
"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed -- and thus clamorous to be led to safety -- by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary." -- H.L. Mencken (In reference to U.S. terror threat assessment now raised at "Orange" level... "FBI officials stressed that they had no specific information indicating that new attacks were planned." accordinh to MSNBC and NBC NEWS) - See also: Terror Alert Raises Security Nationwide at http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=542&e=3&u=/ap/20030208/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/terror_alert
"Homeland Security"... Come Again?
"An evil exists that threatens every man, woman, and child of this great nation.
We must take steps to ensure our domestic security and protect our homeland."
- Adolf Hitler, proposing the creation of the Gestapo in Nazi Germany.
Ever So Gradually... Is It Happening?
"Step by step, American liberty is disappearing. Americans are being ruled, regulated, restricted, licensed, registered, directed, checked, inspected, measured, numbered, counted, rated, stamped, censured, authorized, admonished, refused, prevented, drilled, indoctrinated, monopolized, extorted, robbed, hoaxed, fined, harassed, disarmed, dishonored, fleeced, exploited, assessed, and taxed to the point of suffocation and desperation."
"Either we all hang together, or most assuredly, we'll all hang separately"
-Benjamin Franklin at the beginning of the first American Revolution against the Evil Empire
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