Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Cruisin' on the Good Ship Lollipop

 


"In an aspartame world, sweetness is just a cover for poison."











How sweet. A new group called Americans Elect expects to have a presidential candidate on the ballot in all 50 states. They want to 'appeal to voters who are tired of the left-right, red-blue polarization of American political life with an online nominating process to create a centrist, nonpartisan ticket to compete with the two major parties.' 
 
What they are hoping for is that few will dig into their funding and 'management' and what their true agenda may be. Spokesperson Elliott "Karate Chop" Ackerman is the son of AE's billionaire chairman Peter Ackerman, former right-hand man to Michael "Junk-Bond King" Milken, CFR member, chair of the Orwellian named 'International Center on Nonviolent Conflict,' and an Israel firster who may have played a part in manufacturing the Egyptian protests. With a Soros connection AE may be attempting to pull votes from the Repub side and assure Obama's reelection. Of course these globalist neocon neolib think tankers and NGO 'leaders' will 'swing both ways' as the need arises. Surely no American will fall for this Americans Elect scam? Will they?

Not so sweet. The "fun time has started" was what a state attorney said in an email about cracking down on Occupy Nashville. If I were cynical my impression would be that this little guy would be typical of a great number of bureaucratic worker bees that see themselves as above all the rabble rousing crowd.  In reality they are slopping at the trough of the plutocracy and are as expendable as a fattened little piglet.

LA cops not sweet enough? You think?



Ahh, the sweet smell of burning flags in the morning.  The media is glad to play it up, especially when the burners are in Iran. The story behind the story remains to be seen.




In Syria, between the UN, NGO's and Al Jazeera lies, it looks as if the sweet dreams of the gun may soon prevail in the breakup of yet another middle east state for the benefit of Israel. Who else benefits the most?



This guy looks to be in a sweet place but defining the sweet from the poison is all over the map in the good ole US of A.

Current TV (yeah I know, Al Gore's baby) has an excellent new documentary now showing. "The War on Weed" contrasts the medical and decriminalization states of Colorado, Washington and California to the stop and frisk Bloomberg policies in New York City.  It even gets into the O administration's use of the IRS and bank pressure to threaten to put dispensaries in California out of business. And what was up with the short interview with a self professed constitutional 'scholar' and medical marijuana 'expert' who stated that federal law trumps states rights. Well pluck my eye out, I must have read and understood the constitution wrong on that count. Good thing there's always an expert to set me straight. If you live in a backward state some of the 'high' points may be a little discouraging but overall a recommended watch.

The sweet tooth of the police state pushing for indefinite detention of American citizens, or domestic terrorists as some prefer to call them, by the military had a setback. Or did it? It's all so confusing. I suppose we'll just have to wait for the SWAT teams to bust down the door to find out. In one of those WTF moments, Hillary Clinton goes to press Myanmar leaders on lack of internal freedoms. Would that be theirs or ours?

Sweet Mother Of Jesus!!!  State of Israel Sues Occupied Wall Street Movement!  The term ‘occupied’ belongs to Israel exclusively, it's their copyright and no one is going to infringe on it!

The Federal Reserve, out of the sweetness of their heart, is going to print up barrels full of money out of stagnant air "to ease strains in financial markets" and save the world. The Dow surges in a frenzy, babies sigh, mothers cry in joy and the soup lines are put on hold as the pie is passed around. Yum.

The first sweet words from Herman Cain that weren't whispered in some white woman's ear ...  "Stupid people are ruining America." Hard to disagree with that but Herm is definitely one of the stupid ones and he's talking to himself. Not to be outdone by Cain, Newt Gringrich tried to explain his faults by saying  "I cheated on my wives because I love America too much."  Good one Newt, we'll all use that one when we get caught in inappropriate behavior. "Officer, I was smoking that joint because I love America too much." Yeah, that'll work.

"God's always got a custard pie up his sleeve."
                                   Margaret Forster

Monday, November 28, 2011

End of a Small Era

Every road has an end


Everyone has heard a similar story. A small business, a working class entrepreneur trying to keep some semblance of a middle class existence continues to lose business through no fault of his own until there is no business. The recession turns into a depression for the little man who only wants to work for himself and not be a cog in some sort of corporate machine. Being your own boss means make or break.

For almost six years I've worked right alongside my son-in-law. He's been in business for about 15 years doing what he likes to do. Until 2008 there was never a time without a job waiting in the wings. So successful it seemed like it would never end except on his own terms. Pride in workmanship was never lacking. A bulldozer, a tractor trailer to haul it with and a four wheel drive dually with tools and fuel tank, all paid for, combined with independence, desire and drive should be a very practical situation but as the old say goes, "nothing lasts forever." Tomorrow the dozer is being sold.

The business is not ending because of competition. All the small time full time competition in the area went out over two years ago. Being essentially the local last man standing didn't make any difference. It wasn't because of shoddy work. The work done was equal or better than anyone else. It wasn't because of excessive rates or dishonesty. It was an honest business charging less than most.  No, it was an economic collapse that all along was designed to strip the middle class individual of not only the chance to work but to eventually take everything he had worked for.

These kinds of businesses don't show up in the statistics. There's no unemployment to be paid. It won't even be counted as one of the many small businesses to fall because those that do the counting won't even know. It will be as if it never existed except in the memory of a few.

The up close reasons for going out of business are few and simple. People don't have the money and if they do they are holding on to it for fear of needing it later. Retirees who made up a significant portion of the work and who had money in the stock market scams have lost a big portion of it and don't have it to spend. The unemployed can't afford any kind of work done. They just want work for themselves. Higher diesel and insurance costs cannot be passed on to customers who are barely making it themselves. Advertising was never seen as needed until 2008 and it was essentially a dead expense that brought in few clients in a dying economy.

The seemingly distant reasons are what we all know. The corruptions of Wall Street, government, the Federal Reserve and war are the basics. We are the ones paying for their theft and crimes. Some would say we are projecting blame. I call it as just stating the facts.

To add insult to injury, my son-in-law is selling out for less than the real value of the equipment to get cash to get by on until he can figure out what to do next but it doesn't end there. His tax lady says he will probably owe around 12% in federal income taxes on what he sells. Being forced to pay taxes for going broke should not happen. This is in a country where many billion dollar profit corporations get around paying anything. And where will his tax money go? Oh yeah, interest on debt to the federal reserve.

Myself, I escaped the corporate world after a near lifetime of it. I just didn't want to die in the cesspool that the big corporations had become. Even though I only made a fraction of what I used to, working outdoors was a refreshing relief. The sunshine, the fresh air, seeing things in the wilds of our area - waterfalls, caves, hilltops, forests, nature - that very few ever get to see was an adventure. Sometimes the work was easy, sometimes very hard. We had even expanded beyond excavation and earth construction into other areas just to try and stay busy. I'm going to miss it and don't any idea what I'm going to do next.


It's a fairly typical scenario. There will be no easy or quick solutions. People are not looking for sympathy or handouts. They just want to make a living and support their families. Maybe have a little fun in the process. Getting rich is not the goal for most. Happiness and love of what you do is not too much to ask for.

This is not just the end of an era for numerous individuals. It is the end of an era for the world. Things are changing, and fast, for all of us. What we make of it and what we do to effect positive change is our challenge.
We are up for it. I have faith.


*******

Nostalgia is sometimes looking back and wondering why it is that you have outlived a few of those who were younger and more talented in certain areas than you. 

Remembering some of the best musicians I've ever known. Mark and Alan ... rest in peace.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Criminals Count Their Blessings on Thanksgiving



The Wall Street 'elitists' are so thankful that most of them have not been indicted this year and that the OWS folks are a kinder and gentler group than they are that they will raise a toast with a few glasses of imported champagne for their luck to continue.

The top boys at MF Global give thanks that they can enjoy their turkey while the U.S. Attorney’s office decides whether or not the missing $1.2 billion was just sloppy bookkeeping and that they didn't really intend to steal the money. Jon Corzine's appearance before a US House of Representatives Subcommittee should clear it all up as he reminds them that they are all really brothers in the big scheme of things.

Members of congress are especially thankful that this was not an election. year and they've got a little time to counter the 'throw them all out' talk and co-op those pesky protesters. The end of the world was starting to look good to them.

Jack Abramoff counts his blessings instead of cellmates as he tours the country hawking his book and getting interviewed by all the media, even NPR who now calls him a Washington reformer. He's an expert in corruption and Jack is hoping that his 'confessions' will lift the public's perception of him as slightly better than Newt Gingrich. He doesn't speak of his possible 9/11 connections and a great number of people are thankful for that.

Most folks don't realize it but Israel celebrates Thanksgiving wholeheartedly although it's with a sneer for having to kickback some of the U.S. contributions they receive and they resent the costs of their blackmail campaigns. They seem to feel that it's all owed to them, perennial victims you know, so any thanks they may give is relative.

What might be some of the ways Israelis should be 'thankful?'
From The Council for the National Interest:
American taxpayers give Israel over $8 million per day

Additional financial costs: $3 trillion

On top of this are the costs of the Iraq war: hundreds of thousands of lives & over $3 trillion

Special-interest lobbying.

Israel partisans in the U.S. government and media

Campaigns by pro-Israel funders to engender Islamophobia: to create fear and hatred of Muslims

Israeli-centric news reporting by the U.S. media

Hollywood movies and television shows, which often play a significant role in shaping attitudes and beliefs.
All this and it's still never enough. It's hard to imagine just what it would take for them to say 'thank you.'

The Trolls of  Hasbara have had a good year and should be very thankful for their jobs. With the increase in anti-Israel, anti-zionist talk they have been busy and they should celebrate because the coming year will see even more opportunity for their 'work.'

Bush and Blair are extremely thankful that they have been found guilty of war crimes by the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal instead of in their home countries. They won't be vacationing there anytime soon.  

Obama pardons a couple of turkeys and gave thanks in hope that whoever is the next president will show the same mercy on him for his crimes against humanity. 




Military contractors have had a big year and so it's expected that they party down in thanks. Lots of their products got used up. The talk about cuts to their business have been fake. They continue to be number 1 in the world with exports on the rise.Their 'toys' are big sellers every season.




Big pharma is grateful that ONLY every 14 minutes, a person is killed by prescription drugs. Yippee, pass the pie!

The industrial prison system is blessing counting that the number of those incarcerated in the U.S. is going up, up, up. 2.3 million and rising. No end in sight. A big shout out to the neverending 'War on Drugs' is always in order.

The U.S. nuclear industry is overwhelming thankful that it was Fukushima and not one of their own. Despite the initial flush of reports of danger, the industry thanks the media and government for dropping the subject and for telling us thousands of times how deadly deep frying turkeys can be.

Last but not least, the mainstream media thanks congress and state legislatures for once again not passing any laws prohibiting them from lying about anything and everything they want to and are paid to do. 


For the rest of us just being alive and having friends and family to share some time and a meal with is about all we have left. Although we're thankful for that we still have this urge to shout for something better.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Blessings to all.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

What If?




Just the other day I heard a woman say "You know what is the worst thing about growing old? It's looking back at all of the what ifs."

We've all had those moments. It does little good to dwell on them except in the faint hope that maybe we can learn something from them and apply them to the present.

That was then, this is now.


But we'll play along with this theme on this 48th anniversary of the assassination of John Kennedy. The 'what ifs' are monumental.

What if it had just poured down rain that Nov. 22th and the 'coup d'├ętat' had been delayed? What if Kennedy had rallied his protectors around him, thwarted his enemies and had lived?

What if the Vietnam War had been stopped in its tracks, the cold war had warmed, the Federal Reserve abolished, big bankers and secret societies banished to the dustbin of history,  the CIA broken up and Israel was denied its nuclear weapons, lobbying and blackmail powers? What if rule by sociopaths and psychopaths was no more?

What if not only JFK had lived but also RFK and John Jr.? What if 'Camelot' had grown and matured? Could a handful of men and their allies, perhaps those allies being not only the American people but all citizens of the world, have changed the course of history? We know that where we have ended up today is the result of a relatively handful of people so yes, it is possible that a few could have led us in a totally different direction. 

It wasn't to be. Collectively we failed. That doesn't mean history must be forgotten and that 'what ifs' as an exercise in thought should be discarded.

We are here now. We cannot count on a few entrenched in the system to lead us to anything that might resemble humanity . It has to be what we as the majority do from this moment on. Otherwise we will all die with too many 'what ifs' left on the table.

John F. Kennedy. We hardly knew you.



Sunday, November 20, 2011

Teachings

Village Voice

Diogenes’ talent for undercutting social and religious conventions and subverting political power can tempt readers into viewing his position as merely negative. This would, however, be a mistake. Diogenes is clearly contentious, but he is so for the sake of promoting reason and virtue. In the end, for a human to be in accord with nature is to be rational, for it is in the nature of a human being to act in accord with reason. Diogenes has trouble finding such humans, and expresses his sentiments regarding his difficulty theatrically. Diogenes is reported to have “lit a lamp in broad daylight and said, as he went about, ‘I am searching for a human being’” (Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Book 6, Chapter 41).

Diogenes was seized and dragged off to King Philip, and being asked who he was, replied, "A spy upon your insatiable greed." 

Once Diogenes saw the officials of a temple leading away some one who had stolen a bowl belonging to the treasurers, and said, "The great thieves are leading away the little thief."

When people laughed at him because he walked backward beneath the portico, he said to them: "Aren't you ashamed, you who walk backward along the whole path of existence, and blame me for walking backward along the path of the promenade?" 

One day Diogenes shouted out for men, and when people collected, hit out at them with his stick, saying, "It was men I called for, not scoundrels."

Diogenes was knee deep in a stream washing vegetables. Coming up to him, Plato said, "My good Diogenes, if you knew how to pay court to kings, you wouldn't have to wash vegetables."
"And," replied Diogenes, "If you knew how to wash vegetables, you wouldn't have to pay court to kings."


Diogenes was once invited to dinner by a wealthy man. During the evening, one of the guests became so outraged by Diogenes' general behaviour that he began to throw bones at him, calling him a "dog." Whereupon Diogenes got up, went to the guest, cocked up his leg and urinated on him.


"Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards."


He was asking alms of a bad-tempered man, who said, "Yes, if you can persuade me." "If I could have persuaded you," said Diogenes, "I would have persuaded you to hang yourself."

Diogenes stood outside a brothel, shouting, "A beautiful whore is like poisoned honey! A beautiful whore is like poisoned honey! A beautiful whore . . . ". Men entering the house threw him a coin or two to shut him up. Eventually Diogenes had collected enough money and he too went into the brothel.


Diogenes was asked why he always begged. "To teach people," replied Diogenes. "Oh yes, and what do you teach?" people would ask him scornfully. "Generosity", he replied.


In the midst of serious discourse in the Craneum, Diogenes realized no one was listening. So he instead began to whistle and dance about to attract attention. Immediately, people flocked round him. Diogenes stopped and said, "You idiots, you are not interested to stop and pay attention to wisdom, yet you rush up to observe a foolish display."

"I have nothing to ask but that you would remove to the other side, that you may not, by intercepting the sunshine, take from me what you cannot give."


"The sun, too, shines into cesspools and is not polluted."


"We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less."


Diogenes was asked, "Tell me, to what do you attribute your great poverty?"

"Hard work," he replied.

"And what advice can you offer the rich?"

"Avoid all the good things in life."

"Why?"

"Because money costs too much. A rich man is far poorer than a poor man."

"How can that be?"

"Because poverty is the only thing money can't buy."

"Lions are not the slaves of those who feed them, but rather those who feed them are at the mercy of the lions: for fear is the mark of the slave, whereas wild beasts make men afraid of them."




"Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad."










  


"It is not that I am mad, it is only that my head is different from yours."

Friday, November 18, 2011

An "Occupy" Moment - Rumsfeld Confronted at Nashville Stop on His Blood Money Tour





I call upon you to surrender yourself as a war criminal.” 


Well, that didn't work but it was a good thought.





Thanks to an anonymous donor, four folks from Occupy Nashville paid for the $125 a pop tickets and got to dress up and dine with Donald Rumsfeld on a stop on his blood tour to promote his revisionist history book and to raise money for 'conservative' groups  

All four got to say a few words of wisdom towards Rumsfeld but were quickly removed. No arrests were made.

Despite some of our concerns on how the "Occupy" movement is being co-opted, this was a step in the right direction. Getting out their tents and moving away from the 'designated' protest areas to confront individuals who are at the root of our problems and who dare to show their faces in public should be done at every opportunity. The press will eat it up and as the old saying goes "There's no such thing as bad publicity."

It would have been even better had there been a mention or two of Rumsfeld's role in 9/11 but maybe next time.

My comment left here ....
 Bravo to the "Occupiers." Striking back at the war machine and the trillions spent on the lies of the 'War on Terror' has to be a major point in the discussion of taking our country back from the criminals on both sides of the political aisle.

Anyone remember the news conference Rumsfeld held on Sept. 10, 2001 where he announced that $2.3 trillion was missing from the Pentagon? What happened to the investigation of the 'lost' money he mandated? Oh yeah, the accounting side of the Pentagon was 'hit' the next day, destroying evidence and killing more than a few of the accountants who came in to work that day to start the investigation. How convenient.

Rumsfeld was eyeball deep in the false flag of 9/11 and the cover up. Traitor is too nice a word for him.

The blood money tour and those who pay good money to dine with psychopaths speaks volumes on how deceived certain segments of the population truly are.


Occupy Nashville Discusses Barging in on Dinner and Calling Donald Rumsfeld a 'War Criminal'- with video

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

We're always being set up

Brigitte Gabriel

"When you find issues/controversies which people love to debate endlessly, which are emotionally inflammatory and which divide the masses into oppositional stances/groups - it is a pretty strong possibility that the controlling elites might be busy behind the scenes, fomenting these quarrels and keeping them alive."
                       a comment from here




There are numerous ways in which we are being set up for purposes of control and some of the main ones are the old divide and conquer techniques.

Nowhere is that more apparent than in our own middle Tennessee area where the building of mosques, lawsuits against them and anti-shariah conferences get not only a ton of local publicity but national as well.

The latest 'event' took place over this past weekend as the Constitution or Sharia Conference. Kicked out from a local hotel the organizers had previously booked, they found a sanctuary to hold it in none other than Cornerstone Church, Nashville's premier Christian zionist stronghold.

This would be the church that found its calling and money when it hired  Pastor Maury Davis, a convicted murderer from Texas. In a state that executes its killers left and right, Davis, who slit the throat of recent widow, a Sunday school teacher, nearly decapitating her for no apparent reason beyond just for the heck of it, walked with barely a slap on the wrist. Davis got lucky when a 'born again' confused deranged juror smelled devil possession and convinced the rest of the jury that a charge of manslaughter was sufficient and he was sentenced to 20 years. Lucky Maury was released after 8 1/2 years due to prison overcrowding and the 'redeemed' murderer began his path of preaching which eventually led him to Nashville becoming the Cornerstone pastor who built up his flock to over 3,000 attendees a week and with radio and TV shows and the subsequent salesmanship and begging for money that allows Davis to live large.

Not to dismiss the possibility that redemption and forgiveness is not possible in this world but one might think that the direction of this 'reformed' killer might be towards peace and brotherhood but it was not to be. Anti-Islam and pro-war with a touch of zionist perversion became the talking points.

Hosting the anti-Shariah conference was not Cornerstone's first foray with invited faux Christian speakers. Hate and war mongers Geert Wilders, Mike Huckabee and Oliver North were previously welcomed there and Huckabee returned the favor, having Davis on his own neocon, Israel first Fox News show.

Promoters of illegal wars find a place at Cornerstone but rumor has it that a parishioner, a terminally ill man whose doctor had told him it would be fine to smoke marijuana if it eased his pain, was kicked out of the church for doing so. So much for compassion being a virtue.

That's a little background on the host. We'll move on to the parasites who feed off the willing host.

The anti-sharia conference was led by Hanah Kahwagi Tudor, aka Brigitte Gabriel, founder of ACT! for America who laid the Islamophobia on thick. Others included Rick Scarborough, founder of Vision America  which seeks to mobilize pastors in the service of promoting 'Judeo-Christian' (code for zionism) values, who had another suggestion for the group. "The greatest grassroots opportunity of all is to get your pastor involved," he said.  Christopher Holton with the Center for Security Policy,  (whose founders include a number of neocon and PNAC figures including Frank GaffneyDouglas Feith and Richard Perle) spoke of legislative efforts in the pipeline including a law that would make it illegal for state pension funds to invest in a foreign company that does business in Iran. Nothing about the Koch Brothers bribery and dealings with Iran though.

Frank Gaffney, in an incredible display of chutzpah, used a Power Point to demonstrate the infiltration of the Muslim Brotherhood (CIA and MI6 funded/controlled?) into the highest levels of governments. Former FBI agent John Guandolo also presented aspects of the Muslim Brotherhood’s operation of influence on the George W. Bush and Barack Obama Administrations. Guandolo,  who resigned from the FBI when it was discovered that he had been sleeping with a key witness in the corruption case against former Congressman William Jefferson, also said regarding local mosques, “They do not have a First Amendment right to do anything.” and  “They exist to break the law.”   

ThinkProgress even had reporters in Nashville where they interviewed State representative Rick Womick, wild eyed republican from Murfreesboro, who called for all Muslims to be forced out of the U.S. military.

"Personally, I don't trust one Muslim in our military, because they're commanded to lie to us through the term called taqiyya. And if they truly are a devout Muslim and follow the Koran and the Sunnah, then I feel threatened because they're commanded to kill me."

Womick certainly has the terms down pat in order to make himself look educated in Islamic teachings instead of the hick pseudo politician that he is.

There was an out of state anti-zionist and anti-war Christian group, Strait Gate, who came to Nashville for a protest/educational vigil outside Cornerstone church. Their message of  "Choose Life, Not War"and "Who Would Jesus Bomb" stands in stark contrast to those at the conference. You can read a summary of their visit and confrontation with Pastor Maury Davis here.

The local news sites had a number of articles on the conference. There were hundreds and hundreds of comments posted.  A great number of anti-sharia sympathizers of course chimed in and were countered by many opposed to their bigotry but most of their arguments centered on first amendment rights and religious freedom. True in the constitutional sense and relevant although very very few mentioned that this was basically about divide and conquer. While 'Christians' argued about Muslims and with other 'Christians' and atheists complained about all religions, I saw no one who had anything to say about this all being a set up, years in the making.

Tennessee is a designated refugee relocation area with one of the largest Muslim populations in the country. We are not refugee bashers, many of our ancestors came to this land as refugees, and it would be hypocritical. to deny others the same opportunity but the question has to be asked. Why this area? I don't know for sure but there is a built in bigot population and a great number of folks whose only education on Muslims comes from their teevee screen, right wing talk radio and sometimes their pulpit and repetition is a major aspect of mind control. Were we set up to become a simmering pot of hatred, stirred as needed and used for control and diversions? A centralized location that puts a more rural face on the issue in contrast to urban areas like NY City? It sure seems like it to me.

There's a website, Refugee Resettlement Watch, which has a Nashville category. Warning ... it is biased and often ugly but includes a lot of links where if one is willing to wade through the muck there is some relevant information to be found. One obvious reason for the refugees in this area was for economic exploitation, specifically Tyson in Shelbyville, where there is another of those Bill Clinton connections. Another connection is with the Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. that receives a ton of money from the federal government and the State of Tennessee for their refugee resettlement programs although it appears local communities and even the state have little say so on what refugees come in or where they go. Is any of this important to the discussion? Well, it does explain the numbers and brings in the role of NGO's who are an integral part in all kinds of social engineering agendas. Historically, we were warned about NGO's. The Dodd Report to the Reece Committee on Foundations in 1954 gave us a warning on the manipulation of NGO's, including the Ford Foundation and the ADL, on the education system. Norman Dodd's interview in 1982 with G. Edward Griffin confirmed it. The call for a permanent watchdog committee to keep an eye on these NGO's was squashed by the money behind them. Since then these types of organizations have multiplied beyond simple comprehension and are the force behind numerous nefarious activities including the anti-sharia front groups. We have been and are being set up.

The anti-sharia organizations are nothing more than a psyops. Besides American infighting which distracts from the blatant banker and corporate theft, one main purpose is to keep the middle east wars continuing, identify manufactured enemies for expansion of the wars and moving down the path to Eretz Israel. Voters who can't see through the propaganda put representatives in office who will walk lockstep with the agendas. Two of our own middle Tennessee reps, Diane Black and Marsha Blackburn, are typical examples.


Lastly, I want to point out a very transparent aspect to the Islamophobia talking points. At these conferences and on talk radio these people can go on for hours in their hate fest of Muslims and the rhetoric of Sharia Law coming to take us over. Threats of all sorts are tossed around that never have a chance of taking hold but the one aspect of Sharia that is a real threat to the status quo is never mentioned, never ... prohibition of Usury.

The idea that there could be a world without the slavery of interest on debt is taboo. What would the haters say? That we must protect the bankers? That usury is as American as apple pie? That it's only the crazy Muslims who would even consider prohibiting interest on loans?  Just to use the word in any kind of context might get some folks wondering what it's all about and if they find out that throughout most of Christian history usury was banned as the root of most evils it could lead to discussions that the bankers and their lackeys would not like. Alternatives to usury find the churches silent. It is never talked about in the schools and to even meet people who are aware enough to discuss it is rare. Occasionally there are voices that slip through in the media and it's almost a shock.

Wars are being fought as we speak and rumors of more wars are hyped to make sure usury is maintained. We should think about it. We should talk about it. Doing away with usury is a seed that needs to be planted despite the strong arm of the bankers saying "kill it before it grows."

Being set up at every turn is what we have to deal with. One advantage we have is that there are many who can see through the lies and have this sense of purpose to spread the word with the belief that it will make a difference. It will .....

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Veterans Day: "Father, Forgive Them, For They Know Not What They Do"




I don't often quote Bible phrases but it's all I could think of that seemed appropriate for addressing the veterans on their 'day.' 



Smedley Butler is rolling over and over in his grave because he gave us the warning that war is a racket but it never made it into the textbooks and rarely into the churches so most of the soldiers never had a chance to grasp the concept.
"WAR is a racket. It always has been.
It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.

A racket is best described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the majority of the people. Only a small "inside" group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few, at the expense of the very many. Out of war a few people make huge fortunes."

I don't want to call the vets names but don't those who use them for their own purposes refer to them as patsies, pawns and puppets? Useful idiots is very derogatory but I think they are called that too. Heck, the system can't even be bothered with keeping up with the body parts that get blown up in our latest profiteering in Afghanistan. Respect for the dead and their families is not a very high priority.
Mortuary officials at Dover were charged with improperly sawing off an arm bone from the body of a Marine killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan in 2010 in order to fit his remains in his uniform for viewing before burial. The family was not asked about removing the bone.
At least I don't think that the body bags are being filled with heroin for ease of smuggling as they were during the Vietnam War. The CIA and military now have their own specially designated planes and trucks for that so I guess that's an improvement of sorts.

I'm just sick and tired of hearing that the vets did it for our freedoms. The fact is that every time we go to war our freedoms diminish, stripped and raped and forgotten in the fog of deceit.

I'll repeat it again and again. I know you're tired of it but I feel the need. Every dead soldier died in vain. Coming home in a box or bag was in vain. Every wounded soldier, physically and psychologically,  that did return home alive was damaged in vain. Every returning soldier that committed suicide or took the lives of others due to the war demons they brought home with them were lives lost in vain. Wasted lives and all for the few whose only desires are for money and power and blood lust. It's the American way. That's why I love the Star Spangled Banner so much. It's always been the perfect reflection of our warring ways.

I seem to get it all confused, now what freedoms did the vets kill and be killed for? Wasn't one of them something about free speech and  "the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances?"  Maybe we should ask veterans Scott Olsen and Kayvan Sabeghi about that?

Veterans speaking out against the wars is a welcome addition to the dialog. After the fact but still better than silence and who knows, it may influence someone to not join in the genocidal rampage. 

For all their 'sacrifice' the vets get a holiday, a parade and some faux words of praise. For the dead there's a Chinese made flag placed on the worm farm they lie in and it's called remembrance. The wives, the children, the fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters cry real tears. All the rest is theater and lies to bring along the next crop of bodies to repeat the program.

For a quarter in 1915 folks could get a small education in how the bankers promote the war machine for their profit.

"Privatize your prisons and they will be forever full.  Privatize your wars and they will be endless and many."

Another wasted warning. Another typical day at the office for the war plotters. 



As if it's not bad enough that the vets, almost always the poor and working class,  fight and die for the rich, Wall Street, immoral corporations and their bought politicians but now it's that they are doing so for a foreign country and an illegitimate racist apartheid state at that. Chosen cannon fodder for the 'chosen ones.'   Mercenaries for hire and they come cheap for the monstrosity of Israel. Bribery, payoffs and blackmail are the tools of their trade so why not get the U.S. goys and girls to take care of the foreign slaughter so the Israelis can concentrate on their domestic land thievery and murder.  The American people foot the bill and the deranged call it God's will. It's a sickness and a tragedy. We allow it to happen and pledge our allegiance to the myth that it is necessary.

At one time it was the forced draft. Now we have the forced economic 'volunteers.' Another travesty is the great number who joined out of 'patriotism' in the wake of the big lie of 9/11.  The war on terror, the clash of civilizations, the contrived hatred of Muslims, all the result of the think tanks of depravity who propagandized the children to walk into the valley of the shadow of death without a real thought of their own. Oh yeah, I almost forgot, they get their own 'day' for being such good sleepwalkers. 

Locally there will be a grand 'celebration' in the gym of the high school. Attendance is not optional. There will be bands and bagpipes, songs of 'service, testimonials and tales of the 'patriotic,' prayers lifted up to the perceived gods of war where we are the righteous and those we drone bomb are the sacrilegious. Displays of hummers, military vehicles, and Black Hawk helicopters and some sort of Special Presentation called SPECTACULAR . Of course there will be the parasitic recruiters, lurking and smirking in the background, whistling the theme song to "Have Gun Will Travel' and ready to pounce upon the youth to fulfill their quotas. I look at the kid's parents and think, "why won't you just so no."  Some do. Many don't.

I have been called anti-American and worse for saying these things. I've had people who have wanted to smash my face for daring to use the free speech that is one of the freedoms the vets supposedly died for. Show me one war, one skirmish, one invasion, one occupation since the creation of the Federal Reserve in 1913 that was not for the benefit of the money masters. Prove it with real unvarnished history and not the rewritten lore of the ' victors' and I'll shut up and go away. 


One day I may celebrate Veterans Day. That would be when all the troops are home and all the lies exposed. When the death cultists have vanished from the pages of time and the truth of why it all happened is taught in the classrooms. When we have some semblance of hope that it will never happen again. I know, that's a dream but the reality is that all good things start as a dream that through perseverance manifests itself in the physical world. Till then, I'll  just repeat myself again and again. There are no just wars. Never. Ever.

Thanks for wading through my standard Veterans Day rant. Yes, it's the same old, same old. But like I said, I just felt the need. 

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

This is Only a Test


The first nationwide FEMA takeover of the airwaves is but one of the many tests that are going on every day of our lives. If you think about it, we are little more than test tube babies being experimented on from conception to the grave. It's easy to feel as if we're sitting on the shelf of the "lab rats 'r us" store.

Being aware that we are living in the testing grounds for control of our bodies and minds may be a little consolation but it's hard to run from the poking and prodding.

The date of the FEMA test, 11-9-11, was not chosen arbitrarily, it wasn't randomly plucked from a hat. The dark forces, the testers, have a way with numbers that reinforce what they are trying to achieve. There is a whole 'science' of numbers that others much more knowledgeable than I have written volumes on. From my limited viewpoint I see two numbers that stand out in the mindset of the western world ... 9-11 and 6,000,000. Seemingly unrelated, they are very much connected. These two test numbers are continually imprinted upon our consciousness to see if we will fall for whatever lies the controlling powers throw at us. As a whole we have.

It's apparent why the government would potentially want to totally control TV and radio. They don't want a repeat of what happened on September 11, 2011 when a number of reporters were off script and actually let a bit of the facts slip through. A few hours of centralized spin to get the media on message would save a lot of trouble in the long run especially if the internet is shut down for 'security' reasons.

Testing the waters and predictive programming is a big part of the media's purpose. Just today I caught a glimpse of a 'news' story telling us to be prepared for $4.50 a gallon gas by next spring. That doesn't make sense in the global economic climate but maybe they know something we don't. For several years now we have been tested with the repetition of the need to bomb Iran and that meme has definitely picked up its pace here lately. Will the national emergency broadcast system's first non-test be big brother Obama coming on and telling us that we or Israel or both are now at war with Iran and to expect the worst? Personally I don't think it's going to happen but I could be wrong and we'll be in the midst of World War III tomorrow. At any rate, fear is a major goal in the testing process and that may be enough to give us higher gas prices and the continuation of the ungodly military spending, etc, etc, etc.

The testing takes on physical aspects, the vaccination and fluoride in our drinking water scams come immediately to mind, but those are not possible without the psychological operations in full play. Decades of practice and experimentation to control our very thoughts have been so successful that the powers that be think that they are invincible in their efforts. We're not ready to give them that much credit.

Over at Twelfth Bough, Pez gives us a little education on how the social engineers work in her article "facilitate this." My humble suggestion is to take a look at what is there and also expounded upon in a great number of other places in order to better understand our enemies, how we are under constant attack from them and how to fight back.  This one quote on what we are up against really caught my attention:
“The organizer is in a true sense reaching for the highest level for which man can reach -- to create, to be a ‘great creator,’ to play God.”
Perhaps the most egregious attack on us today is the testing of our patience. We have shown a great deal of that so far, restraining ourselves from exploding back at the inhuman machine. Our 'explosion'  may actually be what the machine wants to unleash their 'final solution' towards us. The answer to this test remains unknown.  

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Looking Through the Knothole As We Pick and Choose



As if being myopic is not enough of a handicap, we hide behind our fences and think that it will keep us safe. Every now and then we peep through the knothole and marvel at what we see, not realizing that it is only a fraction, a fragment of what is.

We are beings of pick and choose. We choose our beliefs, our friends, our enemies, our poisons. Most of the time they are actually chosen for us and we go along for fear of being labeled an outsider, of not fitting in, of being so different. No one wants to be a freak in a freakish world, a leper outside the colony, so we take our indoctrination in stride, as normal.  Normal can never be defined but we still have these doctors, lawyers, merchants and thieves who always try.

We are caught in the crossfire of contrived cultures, inundated by those around us yelling "pick me, pick me, I am the one, I will give you meaning." It is an act of defiance to yell back "I don't know" but not knowing is slammed as ignorance and not as what it is, a realization of our limitations.  

The weapons of conformity go well beyond being cast as misfits. They become the tools of violence, the ultimate threat to keep us in line and accept our plight. We choose their way or die. Sometimes it's as simple as that. Sometimes it makes no difference. Many die so that the rest conform to the will of a miniscule minority. History tells this tale and history repeats whether we like the repetition or not.



Robert Johnson never had a thing on us. We are always going down to the crossroads to see if the trade is still on. Our soul for something or the other. Our choice or so we tell ourselves but often there's no choice to be seen, only a blind following of impulses and desires formulated in the back rooms and unleashed in the disguise of free will.

No matter what our philosophy or religion or lack thereof, it is all pick and choose. We take what we think we need and leave the rest. We like one part but maybe despise other aspects.  It all depends on our background, our learning, our self-deceptions. We may disagree but still share the the same roots, that of choice ... or at least we think of it as choice.


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For an example of picking and choosing, we'll take a look at the team that is one of the most notable occult (hidden) story tellers, Alice Bailey and Djwhal Khul, the Tibetan. We'll pick and choose the words and some concepts. Bailey's baby, Lucis Trust, is now a UN control mechanism depicted to eliminate the chaos of orthodox religions in order to usher in something new. Bailey's words are portrayed as both Luciferian and new age. I suppose it depends on who chooses the definitions.

This is not at all a promotion of Bailey and Lucis Trust, only that over the past 40 years or so I have found the writings interesting and they were my first introduction to the jewish and zionist dilemma. Reading a number of the books long ago I was working from the premise that although I didn't understand much of what I read, maybe someday I would. Many of Bailey and the Tibetan's writings will rely on a belief (root word belie or to be deceived) system which I prefer to avoid. Still, there is a type of education involved even if we pick and choose what we want to highlight.

In the works of Alice Bailey, the process of creating a concept, or "building a thought-form" is viewed as a deeply esoteric magical act. We are, quite literally, talking about the construction of a form in the subtle matter of the mental plane. This form can then take an emotional body, and an etheric body, and go on to produce an impact in the three worlds of human evolution. While anyone who thinks is engaged in this process all the time, this is usually in an undisciplined and incoherent fashion. Most thought-forms are copied, with varying degrees of accuracy, from pre-existing forms, made either by the thinker, or by other thinkers, e.g. friends and family, co-religionists, media commentators etc.. Very few thought-forms are entirely new and original, as most people, most of the time, are quite happy to go along with the general flow of human thought-life. In one sense, this is fine, as the human tendency to conserve and repeat useful forms of thinking is what gives persistence to societies and civilisations. However, at times like these, when multiple global problems threaten to undermine the very basis for civilised life, the need for new forms of thought becomes more urgent. 
..... new forms of thinking in a group context. By jointly focusing our thoughts on a specific issue, we can hope to touch greater heights of inspiration; and a diversity of minds can offer a wider selection of viewpoints on one idea. The group thought-forms which we build can become magnetic beacons of intuitive wisdom, energizing new forms of service. Thus we can help precipitate the emerging evolutionary Plan.

Mediation, visualization, the building and projection of thought forms for the benefit of mankind are a little of the story. If interested there are extensive excerpts of the Bailey books available here although they do require a free registration. Much to ponder, some to reject out of hand especially if one is well versed in hidden history but lots to speculate on in light of the insanity of today's world.

The Lucis Trust has even been accused of being behind the "Occupy" movement but that's a stretch. For those looking for a freemason link, Bailey's husband Foster was a 32nd degree so that will lead to all sorts of speculation about Bailey's writings being used to lead to a one world government. With the UN/Lucis Trust connection, that kind of speculation cannot be totally dismissed.







Bailey and DK have been extensively criticized as racist and anti-semitic for their views on zionism and the jewish religion and history. Keep in mind that Bailey died in 1949, soon after the creation of the illegitimate state of Israel and so she never got to truly absorb the ramifications of what was to come although she did anticipate the implications. 

For an overview of their writings on these issues I'll refer you  here.

I'll pick and choose some excerpts ...

If Jewish religion (covenant-based identification) is evil, then Zionism, or identification with Israel, the ancient Land promised through covenant, is doubly evil. [Combine the two into the religious Zionist, and we have manifold evil! This implies that the Israeli settlers, so thoroughly group-bashed by global media for vague "crimes against humanity", are being viewed as transgressors on levels that go beyond political correctness.] The Holocaust, which justified a Jewish homeland in the eyes of the world, for Alice Bailey only had the unfortunate effect of bringing the Jews "under the control of a glamour" which encouraged them to expect a land of their own. She categorically states, "Today the Jewish people are engineering trouble.... They are claiming a land to which they have no possible right." Moreover, the motive was "greed and not any love of Palestine behind it." 
Bailey was horrified when the State of Israel was actually established, blaming the American Jews for coercing the UN into this "mistake". In fact, the Zionists single-handedly "lowered the prestige" of the United Nations and "made its position both negative and negligible to the world." (_Rays and Initiations_, p.681) Not only this, but "the Zionist Dictators... were attempting (somewhat unsuccessfully) to be to the Jewish people what Stalin and his group, and Hitler and his gang, have been to their people.... They worked through the same methods." (p.634-636) Bailey lamented that the U.S. had decided to support "aggression and territorial theft" when "they could have worked for the Principle of Harmony [achieved through conflict and destruction - p.623] and permitted time and the non-separativeness of the nations to adjust and solve the Jewish problem." (p.636)
How do the Jews perpetuate their separation and provoke nearly universal hostility? For one thing, "their extremely materialistic tendencies" have caused them to adopt "undesirable and devious business methods, which have made them greatly disliked and mistrusted in the world of business" - although at the same time they somehow built a reputation as "patrons of the beautiful" and "the world's great philanthropists". (_Humanity_p.97)

They "live off" the surrounding peoples and "take what they want... no matter what the cost to others," in order to survive through persecution and wandering. Add to all this the commitment "to preserve... their national religion, their national taboos and the ancient landmarks", and we have a picture of "the most reactionary and conservative race in the world." (_Humanity_p.97-98) All of these faults have been amplified by centuries of "racial purity" mandated by "the orthodox Jews". With such a history, it is no wonder that "as a race, he is nowhere liked and people are on guard against him and his methods," (p.99) and that "no country anywhere wants to open its doors and offer the unwanted Jews asylum." (p.104) [Something mysterious happened to the "welcome" waiting for them "in many countries throughout the world" which the Zionists stubbornly ignored. (_Externalisation_ IV, p.615, quoted above) ] And lest we try to belittle the effect of the Jews by noting other migrating peoples in history, the "Tibetan Master" emphasizes: "There is no other problem like it in the world today." (_Humanity_ p.103) The Jews are "the problem child within the family of nations." (p.104)
Strong words.
 

One may dismiss Alice and friends as new age cultists attempting to manipulate the masses as so many religions do. Could be but one thing we may agree on is that the 'teachings' are at least a step above the death cult of talmudic judaism/zionism and its bastard offspring christian zionism. That's not a good enough reason to become a 'follower' of the musings of Alice and DK but perhaps the point is that we do have choices, we can make a difference and it all begins with a thought.