Thursday, July 12, 2007

"Mr Chertoff to the White Courtesy Phone."

Maybe it’s just me but it looks like, yeah, it looks like they are at it again. You can hear the drums coming up on the fader, the bass is coming in… ba boomp boomp… ba boomp boomp. Any minute now and we’ll be hearing the lead guitar. Zionazi Herr Oberneocongruppenfuhrer Chertoff has just moon-walked on to the stage. And there’s some interesting synchronized swimming going on as well.

If you’re paying attention… and some of us are. You hear rumbling. You hear odd snatches of conversation like someone keeps opening and closing the door on a cocktail party. Something is happening in Syria. Israel is making unusual noises, brandishing false overtures and grinding their teeth about that little episode in Lebanon where they did that trampoline act with all those women and children and yogurt factories which are no longer competing with the Israeli firm and where they got their asses kicked by an irregular army of guys in pickup trucks with cell phones. Boy, they didn’t like that. The Enterprise has sailed into the gulf and here is an interesting detail… just like the twin towers (which were facing billions of dollars of refurbishing expense which would have provided a major problem had they remained around to need that refurbishing) The Enterprise is on it’s last legs. Well, I’m not suggesting anything...

...just connecting some dots the way you might doodle on a restaurant napkin, playing a little what if. Some of you might remember the USS Liberty that Israel attacked in one of their ‘false flag’ operations. It would be too bad if the Iranians appeared to do something to that ship, or any ship. Why… some little unfortunate event and we’re all back in Sarajevo again.

Chertoff has that gut feeling and, though it would be better for all of us if it were just a case of gas, I don’t think so. What kind of a statement is that? There’s nothing accidental about it. But what kind of a statement is that? I feel a part of my mind toying with it like a loose tooth. I’m doing that probing thing. Because… there’s all this rumbling going on and little set ups like the recent events in London and Scotland. They made a huge uproar about that and it was... really nothing.

I’m not going to list all of the things dovetailing here. If you’ve been paying attention then you know what I’m talking about. If you haven’t been paying attention you probably won’t be paying attention to me either. However, let’s look at some of the back story. As tame and lame as the Democratic congress is presently showing itself to be, certain elements are putting some real heat on the administration… sooner or later push is going to come to shove. Bush’s support from anyone besides the hardliners, rapture freaks and terminally stupid is gone. Heavyweights in his own party are lining up against him. Interesting tidbits are coming up about how serene, how filled with resolve he is in consideration of his legacy. There’s a media molding at work. Inside the White House things are quite different.

The administration really needs an event to take the focus off of so many things; the Libby commutation, the Gonzalez affair and the war; that big dumb fucked up war that is lost. It really would be serendipitous if something happened. Think about this, what are all those carriers and other hardware doing all bunched up around Iran? Think about it. What has Iran done? Iran isn’t blowing shit up. Iran isn’t rattling sabers; we are, but Iran isn’t. You hear this talk about them arming the insurgents and then it always comes out, even out of the mouths of generals, that there’s no proof of this. If they had proof you know that would be a headline. There’s this ongoing thing about their nuclear program and the truth of the matter is that they are not building a nuclear weapon. Irrespective of the lies and innuendos they just aren’t doing that. I wouldn’t blame them if they did though. Look at their situation. But they aren’t at this time. So there really isn’t anything Iran is doing except sitting on a bunch of oil and sitting between Afghanistan and Iraq and messing up the geo-political map of the neo-cons by not being presently assaulted based on falsified intel. And anyway, Iran was the whole point of the thing from the beginning. They don’t want to stop now. Iran is the ‘money shot’. You can’t have a successful film without the money shot.

Israel really wants us to bomb Iran. They really, really want us to bomb Iran.

One thing I think almost all of us can agree on is that the players in this administration are not honorable folk. They will do and say anything to get their way. This whole scenario has been a long time in the planning. These are not the sort of people who will look at things and say, “Well, it hasn’t worked for us, let’s cut our losses and move on to something else.” These are serious people. The people behind these people, the people with the real money and power are also serious people. They are the sort of people that are well accustomed to getting their way. Negotiation, compromise and the like are not in their dictionary.

It would just be sooooooo convenient if something unfortunate were to happen. Just as it was before 9/11 you are hearing all of the same things again. The administration wants to complete their mission. Sooner or later they will no longer be the administration. I think it’s a fait accompli that, one way or another, they’re going to get something to happen that allows them to attack Iran. Maybe, I’m just being paranoid. Maybe I’ve got a narrow view and this is just a lot of speculation. Well, it is speculation but it’s based on observation. By this time, certain behavior patterns have become very clear. What would be really surprising is if they didn’t engineer something that allows Israel to have what they want.

Not mentioned very often but possibly the biggest factor in the whole game is the ten thousand pound elephant and five thousand pound giraffe in the room; Russia and China. Well, Putin was out in Kennebunkport talking to GWB and the real power, Bush Daddy who fronts for the serious money men. That must have been a pretty serious matter. Here’s Cowboy Bush saying all those mean things about Russia and whipping up a missile defense system and then he’s like, at the family compound; nothing weird about that.

So, I’m doodling on this napkin. I’ve got a picture in my mind. The picture is based on thousands of images that display a pattern of behavior. I’m looking from PNAC to the moment I’m sitting in. I’m looking at all of the things that have happened and who benefited from the things that happened. I’m looking at where all these events have led us and I’m looking at the evidence of the motivations and intentions of all of the players. I’m looking at Nigerian Yellow Cake. I’m looking at Michael Ledeen and I’m still wondering what Mohammed Atta was doing on Jack Abramoff’s gambling boat the week before 9/11. I’m wondering if The Enterprise is going to make it into dry dock. I’m wondering and I’m doodling and every now and then I scratch my head and I can feel my mind probing that metaphorical loose tooth.

You know, when you take a lot of aircraft carriers and you stick them in a war zone up against a non-combatant who is armed to the teeth and you throw in a lot of confused uncertainty and hostile intent it’s sort of like when a bunch of drunken sailors walk into a notorious bar where trouble is known to happen and coincidentally the bar is crowded cause it’s Saturday night and all the locals are there. It’s late and the music is loud and the sailors are horny and so are the locals and there’s only so many women. You do the math.



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