by Scott Creighton
The rhetoric is floating all around us like a poisonous cloud while we hold our breath, desperately scrambling for the exits. Something wicked this way comes, my friends, and you had better know it.
The neoliberal Clintonista globalists and their MSM mouthpieces are setting the stage. The Liebermann/McCain “Enemy Belligerent Act” is waiting in the wings, promising endless detention without trials for all those foolish enough to keep typing their dissent regardless of the writing on the walls. And the writing is unmistakably clear to anyone capable of thinking beyond partisan talking point slogans.
Bill Clinton is delivering the keynote address at a discussion of contemporary domestic terror on the eve of the Oklahoma City bombing’s 15-year anniversary.
The discussion, organized by the the Center for American Progress and the Democratic Leadership Council, will include other politicians, retired law enforcement officials and domestic-terror experts, who will address the lessons of Oklahoma City in the context of the current wave of anti-government sentiment.
“There can be real consequences when what you say animates people who do things you would never do,” Clinton told the New York Times Thursday. Citing Michele Bachmann’s dismissal of the Obama administration and Democratic Congress as “the gangster government,” Clinton said, “They are not gangsters. They were elected. They are not doing anything they were not elected to do.” Huffington Post
I wrote the other day (American INGSOC and Rachel Maddow’s Upcoming “GOLDSTEIN!!!” Moment“) about Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewert hyping her upcoming MSNBC special on Tim McVeigh and how they were using deliberately overtly aggressive language when referring to “American extremists”. I noted that this seemed like a propaganda session straight out of George Orwell’s 1984, complete with Maddow’s “rage face” Two Minutes Hate segment. I argued that this was something they were going to use to demonize dissent groups in America in a rather disturbing way. Guess I was right, unfortunately.
Now we have the ultimate globalist himself, Bill Clinton, giving a speech right now making that very same connection (which I myself was ridiculed for making), which was organized by his neoliberal DLC and his think-tank, Center for American Progress (Think Progress). This is further proof that we have organizations like the DLC working in tandem with mainstream media outlets and government officials to promote policy points concocted by neoliberal globalist think-tanks like the Center for American Progress and the Heritage Foundation alike. This will be a bi-partisan oligarchical collectivism.
Now if you wish to continue believing this is just political positioning or some kind of abstract policy statement designed to “appease the center” like Clinton has always done, think again. This has concrete applications that have been developing over the entire course of the Obama/Clinton administration right up to yesterday’s little Eric Holder chat.
Yesterday Eric Holder defended the Obama/Clinton position of using military tribunals to prosecute “terrorists” and “extremists”. This is sure to please republican legislators who have been concerned we might actually feel the need to try suspects in civilian courts. You see, the problem is that many times, there just isn’t enough of that pesky “evidence” to convict people and throw them in a cell for the rest of their lives. That is the “reality” of our fabricated “War on Terror”: in a make-believe war its hard to prove your make-believe terrorists are guilty in the light of day. To further illuminate this point Holder forgot to even mention the 48 suspects he had announced just the day before who would not get a civilian trial OR a military commission of any kind. Those people will be held forever, not tried by anyone at all, and that was just peachy keen according to a leading member of congress.
“Holder’s defense of military commissions was ultimately less an argument than a series of assertions. “[M]ilitary commissions are also useful in the proper circumstances, and we need them, too,” he said. “[I]n some cases, military commissions are not only appropriate, but also necessary to convict and neutralize terrorists.”
The nicest thing he was able to say about them, really, was that they are a lot like civilian trials: “The truth is that the reformed commissions draw from the same Constitutional protections that underlie our civilian courts — the key difference being that, in commissions, evidentiary rules reflect the realities of the battlefield and the difficulties of conducting investigations in a war zone.” Huffington Post
Holder acknowledged earlier in the hearing that the administration was still working on what would be a reviewable determination that a detainee whom the administration would neither charge with terrorism offenses nor release posed a threat to the United States, in addition to receiving a habeas petition from a federal judge. Graham said he “applauded” that effort, since the determination could be a “de facto life sentence,” and urged the administration to look to Congress for helping craft such a procedure. Totally coincidentally, I’m sure, Graham is working on his own such indefinite detention proposal.
President Clinton… er… I mean, President Obama… now claims the right to do three things… 1. detain people based on what they “might” do or the so-called “threat” their stated opinions possess 2. hold people indefinitely without trial or even an appearance before a military commission 3. order the assassination of U.S. citizens (abroad for now) because arrest and extradition may pose a problem when it comes to producing evidence which supports the administration’s position.
That last little bit, the part about extra-judicial assassination of U.S. citizens, is being vehemently attacked by Dennis Kucinich. I like to call Dennis “hoppy the clown” based on his ridiculously pandering 2008 Democratic Convention performance. Remember, the DNC logo right behind him represents the very same organization that illegally barred him from the last few debates and wrongly determined he wasn’t a “viable” candidate. Only the neoliberal globalist Hillary Clinton and her sock-puppet Barack Obama were considered ”viable” in the eyes of the DNC and their corporate mouthpiece, MSNBC. Guess we now know why, don’t we?
Suddenly Hoppy Kucinich is on an all out crusade against this latest bit of ultra-conservative Unitary Executive Theory from the Obama administration. One might be inclined to give him a little credit for this were one to forget the last time Hoppy had a chance to stand up to the neoliberal Obama/Clinton regime and the excuse he gave for his colossal betrayal.
Why did Hoppy Kucinich vote for the same Obamacare bill he had just ridiculed as being “worse than nothing” and “a foundation of sand”? What is the excuse he gave after his AirForce One ride to his home state? Because Dennis Kucinich wanted to make sure THAT OBAMA’S FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC AGENDA DIDN’T END UP BEING CRIPPLED by the defeat of the corporatist Obamacare plan… that is why.
Well guess what? This is Obama’s agenda, Mr. Kucinich. It’s the agenda, by your own admission, the agenda that YOU HELPED SECURE.
Those claims are just part of an effort to destroy the Obama presidency….The presidency will be weakened, the Congress will be in a place where the leadership will be undermined.… The president will have a stronger hand in domestic and international affairs, and that will be good for the country… And so I think that the pivot here could be toward a very exciting time where the Obama presidency gets a chance to hit the reset button. This is my hope, at least. Dennis Kucinich
If you think I am being too harsh on Hoppy the Clown, let me tell you something folks… this a war. Let me give you a literary analogy of what Dennis’s statement actually means…
“You must love Big Brother. It is not enough to obey him; you must love him.” 1984
This is a war the neoliberal globalists are waging against us… the American middle and working classes. It’s a war being waged from both sides of the isles in congress and both political parties all across this country. They have chosen sides and you had better come to understand that. Dennis gets no credit here for pointing out the obvious and staging some mock indignation. If he wants to win my support, he can do us all a favor and tell us what really happened on that flight, what really made him change his mind. Will that turn him into a target for the likes of Rahm Emanuel? Will it cost him his seat in the House? Sure it will. But if he continues to cower behind his new-found DLC buddies while Rahm, Holder, and the Clintons start targeting us, what does that make Dennis?
It makes him a fucking coward and he gets no respect here til he takes a real stand… like the rest of us are doing every single day.
Now, that said, Clinton’s little propaganda speech about how dangerous certain ideas are in America these days is truly troubling. Couple that with the fact that many “progressives” and liberals will buy into this totalitarian nightmare just because people like Maddow and Stewert cleverly quip about it over and over again on their all too popular shows, and you have a recipe for disaster. And that isn’t hyperbole folks, it’s just plain fact.
How long will it be before we start seeing other Americans detained without trial, killed without so much as one piece of real evidence being shown to the public? Who can we count on to come to our defense when the shit hits the fan? Hoppy the Clown? The Bush holdovers from the old “Islamofascists” days will support anything the military suggests we do, including kicking in doors in the middle of the night and dragging off the “evil leftists” and it seems that many Obamaite blank slates will do the same.
This is bad folks. Really bad. I wish I could paint some rosy picture of puppies and Obamalove for you, but I just can’t. I wish I could just stop writing this shit out of some deep desire for self-preservation like our friend Hoppy the Clown did, but I can’t.
The following is the last monologue from a film called American Psycho. The 2000 film is based on a 1991 book by Bret Ellis about the world of the Wall Street mergers and acquisitions crowd which has since come to rule this nation. It is about the start of the neoliberal regime in Washington in the days of Ronald Reagan. It gives us a glimpse into the sociopathic mindset of these globalist bankers and their political puppets like Bill and Hillary Clinton. “Just as Bateman is obsessed with wealth and symbols of it, he repeatedly expresses a converse loathing of poor people.”
“There are no more barriers to cross.
All I have in common with the uncontrollable and the insane, the vicious and the evil. All the mayhem I have caused and my utter indifference toward it, I have now surpassed.
My pain is constant and sharp and I do not hope for a better world for anyone. In fact, I want my pain to be inflicted on others. I want no one to escape.
But even after admitting this there is no catharsis, my punishment continues to elude me and I gain no deeper knowledge of myself.
No new knowledge can be extracted from my telling.
This confession has meant nothing.” American Psycho
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