Friday, February 19, 2010


This "government" is really starting to loose control. If you are like me and think that Obama was a "put up deal" by the political elites to shut down the liberals and the left, then it has backfired - hugely.

This poor man has almost completely lost control of the US political system and the official narrative. He is starting to make Warren Harding look like a genius. The fact that he is black has backfired and has given a large segment of the population Carte Blanche to revolt. FOX news is working overtime to co opt the tea party revolt, but they have yet to get much traction.

Polls taken in 2006, when Americans generally became aware of WT7 or the third bldg, show that between 30% to 80%, depending on how the question was asked, do not believe the official 911 narrative. That was four years ago and before the proved discovery of nano-thermite in the debris.

The result has been this group. The are a legitimate, scientific group on the verge of becoming a major political movement

Then there is the fact that 80% of the American public oppose the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v The Common Man. The republicans have lost control of the Supreme Court.

Then there is this guy. The corporate news apparatus is furiously trying to write him off as an anti IRS whack, but I don't think that is going to fly. His suicide note is a manifesto. He did have a couple of great lines:

In the "great" depression, bankers jumping out of windows. Now, they just steal from the middle class
The communist creed: From each according to his ability, to each according to his need. The capitalist creed: From each according to his gullibility, to each according to his greed

Mark Potok, director of the SPLC's Intelligence Project, writes

“This attack comes amid the absolutely explosive growth of the right-wing militias and the larger antigovernment ‘Patriot’ movement, which includes thousands of so-called tax protesters who believe the federal income tax is illegal. There is a populist rage out there about what is seen as the coddling of rapacious elites, like the mortgage bankers who kept receiving multimillion dollar bonuses, even as working Americans seem to keep losing more and more.”

In my simple minded way, I have been watching US politics for 50 years and, as a potential draftee, Robert McNamara's reports on the evening news really concentrated my mind as I was one of his targets but I have really never seen anything like this. I hope I am wrong. I am afraid that one of my final lessons is going to be that any narrative is better than no narrative.

Maybe I am just having a bad day.

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