Friday, September 24, 2010

Who Will Speak for Freedom?

by Robert L. Gisel

 At the UN Assembly Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inferred that "some segments within the U.S. government" should merit investigation for orchestrating the 9/11 attacks. Obama dismisses this as "inexcusable", "offensive" and "hateful", and trafficking in conspiracy theories.

 Trafficking in conspiracy theories? Let's get real.

 Lively discussion, tolerance of contrary opinions and varying viewpoints, these are the hallmarks of freedom and necessary to a healthy democracy, the kind that formed America in the first place. The kind of democracy that we are supposedly promoting to the world.

 Still, in light of the evidence of tampering and cover up concerning the 9/11 incident so logical, to any rational observer, the suggested investigation put before the UN is a contemplation many Americans would agree with. One can expect it to be not well received by someone with something to hide, who has to fear the casting of doubt on an entire time line of fallacious subterfuges with enormous consequences. Ahmadinejad tossed out a challenge which should be of no consequence to someone with nothing to hide.

Who tries to invalidate free speech, pretentiously exhorting it is loony that someone would suggest a truth has been covered up? Yet a whistle blower in the US today, trying to bring to light believed truth about government wrongdoing, is now officially deemed crazy, a "conspiracy theorist" or, worse yet, a "constitutionalist" (defamatorily intended).

 And around comes Homeland Security because one has so freely spoken of the unethical politician so devoid of personal integrity.

 The truth is the White House tried to push the cover story off on the public and the public didn't buy it. Originally, the present administration acted to distance itself from the Bush cronies that violated what our country stands for and fouled the name of the US on the world scene. Attempting now to continue the lies, carry on the show, maintaining appearances at all cost, will not win Brownie Points for Barack.

 I've heard questioning commentary from other peoples around the world, particularly by our Christian allies, why would we tolerate crimes and abuses by our leaders while known facts lay on the table. Is there any good answer to that except that our press is controlled, our government is bought off and the credulity of resident evil is a hard swallow from the main stream. Nevertheless, rejection of the party line is more widespread among reasonable peoples than we are led to believe.

 President Obama is, of course, a politician with an eye always on the polls and a hidden agenda from those so mega-rich they are off the records and beyond the radar. Why be shocked at anything he does, especially if he gets re-elected and can really turn the screws, which he will if not thrown out by the populace not willing to go one more round. One only wonders if he will join the ranks in history of despised Presidents along with Bush (who escaped the impeachment submitted) and Nixon (who was impeached). Does he really, really, really think anyone is going to buy Bush's lies just because they come from the incumbents mouth? I'll bet this drops Obama 10 points in the polls of popularity.

 One day there will be a day of reckoning and good sense will prevail. A little urgency added to this request might bring results before evil presents us with the demise of the US as we know it, or worse, a new dark ages.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Intelligence or Counter-Intelligence?

by Robert L. Gisel

Evidently slanderous intelligence makes its way into Bob Woodward's new book "Obama Wars":

'It also reports that the U.S. has intelligence showing that manic-depression has been diagnosed in Afghan President Hamid Karzai and that he was on medication.

'In Kabul, Waheed Omar, Karzai's spokesman, said those allegations were untrue.

' "This is a baseless, inflammatory comment that has its roots in a defaming propaganda campaign against President Karzai's personal integrity, leadership and his stances on matters of Afghan national interests," he said Wednesday. "The president is safe and sound. I can confirm that he takes no medication." '

At best it is a contrary fact, if not counter-intelligence. No doubt Karzai knows enough America's dirty secrets regarding the Afghan war that he could be a threat to the US partisan interests if they fail to subjugate him as a dupe ally. Makes one wonder how much he knows of Bush's degenerate 911 domino fall.

From Chinese spy tech comes the "dead agent". A secret agent who tells lies to the enemy is dead if he is found out. Seeding misinformation is stock in trade for the spy business which lives by intrigues, cabals and subterfuges. In the end US crashed the party in Afghanistan in pursuit of Osama bin Laden, who is far from "a sole gunman" in this affair.

But hey, got to protect those poppy fields, the CIA must have it's financial fix. (Not slander as it is known data that CIA traffics drugs. It's only "coincidence" that the largest drug producing poppy crop in the world is in Afghanistan.)

The truth needs a better council.