According to published reports, the Bush Administration has developed
plans to nuke Iran back to the Stone Age, an act which could take a
large part of the region with it. Many observers believe that Bush
wants to invoke Marshall Law here as well. Rumor has it that Bush will
use a 'staged' nuclear attack on the U.S. as pretext for his pillage.
It will be an inside job, but blamed on Iran. State-sponsored
terrorism against a nation's own citizens is a familiar ruse. Most
people won't have a clue, thanks to our criminally-complicit corporate
To succeed with such as plan, Bush would need to hold the American
public under tighter control than ever before. To that end, much has
been done. America is already a corporately-controlled nation. During
elections, domestic and foreign corporations electronically process
over 80% of all voters' ballots with no meaningful oversight or
transparency possible. Corporations own most of the news media and
telecommunications. A private Internet (Global Information Grid, or
GIG) is currently under construction for use by the military and
government only. So, the public Internet could be shut down easily.
Meanwhile, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reduced
bandwidth for ham (shortwave) radio operators, further restricting
low-cost public communications.
Enforcement of the Patriot Act will end civil liberties as we know
them. There are reports that South American paramilitary units have
been recruited to operate in the U.S. in order to cull dissidents from
the general public. They may already be here. Peace activists in Miami
suspect that private security personnel from South or Central America
have been used by the Miami police during demonstrations there.
Our military is seriously understaffed and underfunded, while private
security forces get billions in no-bid contracts. Military
installations in America are closing, as private companies build
secret prisons and bases around the world.
All these moves are clearly designed to leave Americans completely
defenseless against their own government. The rest of the world is
also at risk. With Congress in a coma, our military officers and
enlisted personnel might consider their options. It looks like we're
all are being set-up for a take-down of epic proportions. They've done
it before. The free-market fanatics at the helm of this nation have a
decades-long track record of death and destruction around the world.
We are a nation ruled by thugs. They start wars on helpless countries,
outsource American jobs and resources, and pollute the planet for
profit. They are relentless.
Today, the "Game Theory of World Domination" is in full play by the
Bush Administration. Chaos and confusion is their stock in trade.
Shock and awe are their weapons of choice. Sometimes it works,
sometimes it doesn't.
What's important at this point is not their actions, but ours. More
and more Americans understand that the common people need to take
charge. People from New York and New Orleans know the score. We cannot
trust this government. We must be as prepared as possible for any
America is imploding. A new world will emerge. Things will change. At
the very least, we should never again allow wealth and power to
concentrate in the hands of the privileged few. Only respect for the
common good will improve our chances for survival on this planet.
Until then, may the victims of our cowardice and stupidity forgive us.