In "1,000 and One Arabian Nights" enemies are referred to as: ''They of the Left Hand.''
by Henk Ruyssenaars
Amsterdam - May 6th - 2005 - More than 3,000 dutch armed police and military are needed to stop citizen's arrests or save the live of the globally despised US President George W. Bush. He and his minions are supposed to visit the Netherlands this week-end, to attend the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II on Sunday at the Dutch site of the American military cemetery Margraten in the province of Limburg, where over 8,000 US soldiers killed during the Allied assault on Nazi Germany are buried.
With overhead the questions lingering; who profited from the carnage of the Second World War, and what about Afghanistan, Iraq and the genocide going on there? The big demonstrations which have been arranged, officially and unofficially, will be reported very little about by the compliant media.
The old monastery hotel where Bush will stay is encircled and defended by thousands of uniformed and armed people, with the US delegation surrounded by an extra three kilometers of barbed and/or razor bladed wire. The whole of southern Holland is turned into one big high security zone, reminding people of the occupation by the Nazis, with armed helicopters and - instead of Nazi 'Stuka' planes - US F-16 fighter bombers in the sky over one's head. The fear of the Führers covers the globe.
All the roads leading up to the hotel where Bush will stay were painted with anti Bush and anti war slogans, so the roads, walls etc. had to be repainted and guarded to not let it happen again, because a small army of 'little Rembrandts' still is active with brushes and paint.
The dutch armed guard racket is paid by the dutch taxpayers and ordered to do their utmost to ensure Bush's safety, because big demonstrations have been planned by many individuals and groups, which the mainstream papers and TV as usual will report very little about, if anything. They always falsify the figures. [Florence - Url.: http://tinyurl.com/2p4el
Like during Bush's visit to Germany last February, the main part of the area's air space will be closed during that period for all traffic besides planned commercial flights, and several highways around Margraten and the nearby city of Maastricht will be closed off. Ships on the river Maas are checked and/or stopped. The economic loss is quite big for the taxpayers, but is of course nothing compared to the $billions the american taxpayers are forced to pay to the private bankcrooks which form Greenspan's Fed.
The borders have been 'closed' for weeks already with intense control. Everything proves the fear that those people in power and their fellow travelers at present feel: knowing they'll have to pay a price for their greed and betrayal, for juggling with peoples opinion through their propaganda and lies, their influencing by slyness.
We of the Left Hand...
The gang in power will see more people waving with their left hand; indicating that the figures they wave at are on the same level as what the Arab and/or muslim world population has used the left hand for during ages. In most arab/muslim countries, the left hand is considered "unclean" and is not put forward. The left hand earned this interesting epithet in the harsh desert, a land of few trees and no paper.
It was the custom to eat, shake hands, wave a greeting, all with the right hand while the left hand was reserved for certain "hygienic functions" or blowing the nose. The left hand was cleaned by rubbing in the sand. For some desert nomads, this is still the way of things. Traditionally at meals the left hand is kept hidden in the folds of the robe. That's why chopping of the right hand is such a harsh punishment.
Today it is extremely impolite to offer the left hand for a hand shake or to wave a greeting as this implies rubbing the "unhygienic residue" of the left hand on the person being waved to. So when one sees unpleasant people - like many of those neocons - just wave with the left hand, indicating clearly that you think that he/she is a piece of shame for humanity.
More people can wave with their left hand too: a majority of Americans now know their government can and does engage in the most monstrous lies possible, and that hundred of thousands of people have been killed, crippled, and tortured for that lie.*
No umbrellas: rain or no rain...
Spectators will have to undergo strict security checks. They must be at the Margraten cemetery several hours in advance and have been told not to bring video cameras, flags, lighters or umbrellas. In case of rain, highly likely in the Netherlands, the municipality of Margraten will distribute free ponchos. The fear that somebody may take a potshot at the presidential group was very obvious during Bush's visit to Germany where residents had been told that if they wanted to wave, that they step on to their balconies 'at their own peril'- for fear that the president's security "might misunderstand the gesture and act accordingly'' = shoot.
The Dutch right wing neocon government lends every form of support to the US led invasion of Iraq, making an American/Israeli military base out of Holland, contrary to the peoples wishes. The collaborating managers of Holland send the children of other people to kill and destroy in Afghanistan and Iraq*, contributing 1400 troops in the illegal war in Iraq* and sending all and every form of war material to the inhuman 'war theater'. Holland is an american/israeli 'Lapdog of War' - http://tinyurl.com/3tlx2
THE PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE MUST BE PUNISHED.
Anti Bush demonstrators have organized rallies in Maastricht and Amsterdam Saturday to protest the US presence in Iraq and the US war on terrorism and Washington's stance on environmental issues.“The Bush regime is responsible for the torture in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and the human rights violations committed in Guantanamo,” organizers said. A group of students and other thinking people is also planning a noisy protest when the president arrives at Maastricht-Aken airport mid Saturday, making noise, because one can't get close enough to speak or accuse.
If Bush survives the disgust in Holland, he will also visit one of his adversaries, president Putin, and - after Rice's arrogant visit - again slap the face of the Russian president by also visiting the new US vassal states Latvia and Georgia on his May 7-10 European tour. Certainly Condoleezza Rice as a so called 'Russia specialist' should know that former KGB general president Putin will never ever forgive the US this loss of face in the present geopolitical power game. And it is known that he resents being called 'Vladimir' by people he despises.
Globally people should react, in Russia as well as including the left hand waving americans, as described by Whatreallyhappened.com: "Great people are willing to stand up to a government gone wrong, to force their government to be truthful and honest and moral. Great people know that freedom is impossible under a government that lies because lies are tools of enslavement, and that chains built of false beliefs hold slaves tighter than chains made of steel.
Slaves will cower before a government they know lies to them, bless the face that lies to them, and ask for more. And now the world watches to see if Americans are a great people, or just slaves living under the delusion they are a free people.
Free men or slaves. Time to choose. The whole world is watching."
And when the world waves, they use their left hand...
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*The Dutch author this far has worked abroad 4 decades for international media as a fully independent foreign correspondent, of which 10 years - also during Gulf War I - in the Arab World and the Middle East. Seeing worldwide that every bullet and every bomb breeds more terrorism !
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