Wednesday, July 26, 2006

We'll All be Rewarded when the Shit Hits the Fan.

Moment by moment you can see it coming. Earlier this year and late in the last we pointed to this summer as a high water mark for mayhem and madness. We didn’t do this because of any blood relationship to Nostradamus but because anyone with their eyes open could see it coming. The moment I saw George W. Bush coming I packed my bags and left the shores of America. Since that time we have not seen a legitimate election in that formerly democratic country. We have seen an assault engineered by the U.S. government in complicity with American neo-cons, Israeli Mossad and British intelligence against the World Trade Center in New York. We saw this event blamed on the Arabs. It is amazing when you look at the actual evidence how there is no evidence that it was the Arabs and plenty of evidence otherwise.

Bin Laden said outright that he had nothing to do with it and the disinfo machine cranked up into high gear and spread three feet of bullshit across the landscape from coast to coast. We had passports flying out of exploding airplanes; we had DVD’s on how to fly commercial jets lying on car seats, we had booga booga here and booga booga there. We had ‘all lies all the time’ and we have ‘all lies all the time’. The public ate it up. The 64% overweight American public slobbered at the trough of ‘it ain’t no mystery’ meat and inhaled the sucker dry and cried for more.

People who could hardly be called human and who looked like they had been manufactured in a plastic molding factory, took to the airwaves with wind tunnel sculpted hair and sixteen different scents to keep down the stink that morphed into metaphor and the irony dripped down the TV screens and monitors and crawled off of the newspaper pages and down from the breakfast table where they went to live under the couch and breed and breed until darkness was the natural state of the collective mind.

It didn’t matter what kind of evidence might surface, the hoi polloi were determined to prove that no state of stupidity was beyond their reach. On and on it went and it became a matter of constant astonishment that an entire generation; no, several generations would show such vacuity, such indifference and such base cowardice that one was left grasping for historical precedent. Un-frickin-real. REALLY un-frickin-real.

You wanted to root for the common man to rise to the occasion. You keep hoping some groundswell would manifest. You cheered and cheered at the empty streets where no parade ran by. You just knew in your heart that the basic nobility shared by all would suddenly come forth in a Technicolor thunderstorm and wash the bullshit into the sea. But you found out there was no ‘shared nobility’. You found that most people didn’t care, were afraid, believed transparent lies and weren’t ashamed to be seen as complete asshats and fools. You wondered who these people were. Had these people been here all along? Where did they come from and how did they get where they were without learning anything? How did they manage to cross the street?

AIPAC was caught spying on America. Jack Abramoff- an Israeli bagman- was observed hosting Mohammed Atta and friends on his boat by the F...B...I... brief days before the 9/11 attack and it just didn’t matter. Buildings that had never, EVER before exhibited such behavior and which were DESIGNED to take a direct hit from the very planes that hit them, suddenly came down at the speed of freefall into their own footprints. WTC7 was so surprised at this that if fell down all by itself, the same way- and nothing even hit it. Larry Silverman got a billion dollars. Larry Silverman took out terrorist insurance just before the attack. Nobody saw anything peculiar. FAA supervisors shredded tapes and disks and what-not and dropped the pieces in different trash cans at the airports and... no, nothing wrong here. Somewhere between one and two trillion dollars disappeared from the Defense Department just before the attacks under the watch of neo-con Dov Zakheim and Rumsfield joked about it. Bush went on TV and did a skit where he looked under the couch and said, “No, no WMD’s here.” And then he laughed about it. People died in horrible ways in Iraq and other places and the laughter went on. Some of you wondered if the world had gone mad. No need to wonder. Israeli neo-cons lied America into war.

How many, many pages might I fill with examples of venal and treacherous behavior over the course of recent years? I would be here writing for the rest of my life. I am least shocked and disappointed by its occurrence; after all, both you and I know that such men and women exist. We’ve all seen the slither of that pissed-off Barbie, Ann Coulter; the pill popping Michelin Man, Rush Limbaugh, Michael Savage, Hannity and O’Reilly. We’ve marveled that they could find an audience. Was there actually an even stupider and crasser audience than Jerry Springer fans? As a matter of fact, yes. No, it isn’t that it has happened or is happening that is disappointing. What is disappointing is to find out that the majority of your fellows are barely above the intelligence level of the beasts of the field. This great flood of beings that moves through the towns and the cities; these people you see on your streets and in the supermarkets... who are these people?

I am so very, very ashamed of the rank and file of humanity and even more ashamed of those who are in the public eye and positions of power who have closed their eyes to what is taking place.

Now Israel has attacked Lebanon on the pretext that its soldiers were kidnapped on Israeli ground. The facts show that this took place in a LEBANESE town. It certainly is peculiar that two kidnappings- or taking of prisoners of war- could generate such massive murder and destruction but so it is... and it is all explained as perfectly okay. Now Israel has deliberately bombed a UN observation post (leaving a Chinese soldier among the dead) and- in that feckless arrogance for which they are so well known- just more or less blew it off. “It might have been Hezbollah.” Olmert said.

We’ve seen the endless deceptions of Israel since its inception. No matter how much wrong they do they can do no wrong. Somehow, the press, which they don’t control-(snicker)- seems to view everything that happens as if something else had happened. No matter what happens it is not only okay but desirable. This nasty little rogue nation is working with great effort to plunge the entire planet into World War 3. Meanwhile they can’t even beat Hezbollah. Kudos Hezbollah!

I guess I’m on the wrong side. I love the truth and that makes me on the wrong side whatever the side. I’m for the little guy- unless the little guy is behaving in the manner explained earlier. I’m for the greatest good for the most people- that’s my idea of how the world should work. I’ve never stopped being a hippie. I’ve always believed in peace and love. I admire Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi. I think Cindy Sheehan is wonderful. I’ve got no guns and no fortune and no public forum that adds up to much. I’m pretty much nobody in the present scheme of things. I could just shut up and hide until this all blows over but I don’t want to look like the rest of you. My life may never amount to much, during, or after the fact. But it is important to me that I lived for some kind of a principle. It is important that I didn’t sit on my hands, or bow my head to a demagogue, or mouth stupidity and lies... or GO ALONG WITH THE PROGRAM. Fuck the program. I’m going to do everything I can to change the channel.

It isn’t failing or winning according to the eyes of the world. It isn’t what vain and empty minds consider success to be. What is important is living for and fighting for the right thing, win or lose. What is important is to stand up for what is essentially true in all of us, regardless of present appearances to the contrary. I salute all of you who, in these dark and troubled times boldy speak truth to power... you few. I salute your efforts to make a difference in a world of bullshit and lies. For all of you, when the shit hits the fan, it won’t stick to you. you shine.

There may be no way out of this but to go through it but we re not alone. It can be done. We can come through this because the only thing real about us is what is living us into understanding- somewhere up the road.



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