Left/Right Paradigm: How You Are Controlled
argument that the two parties should represent opposed ideals
and policies, one, perhaps, of the Right
and the other of the Left, is a foolish idea acceptable only
to doctrinaire and academic thinkers.
Instead, the two parties should be almost identical, so that
the American people can "throw the rascals out"
at any election without leading to any profound or extensive
shifts in policy."
~ Carroll Quigley, Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World
in our Time
We are intellectual prostitutes
Swinton, the foremost journalist of his day,
was asked to toast an independent press at a New York banquet
given in his honour by other journalists.
His response was clear and forthright:
“There is no such thing, at this stage of the
world’s history in America, as an independent press.
You know it and I know it.
There is not one of you who dare write your honest opinions,
and if you did, you know beforehand that it would never appear
in print. I am paid weekly for keeping my honest opinions
out of the paper I am connected with.
Other of you are paid similar salaries for similar things,
and any of you who would be foolish as to write honest opinions
would be out on the streets looking for another job.
If I allowed my honest opinions to appear in one issue of
my papers, before twenty-four hours my occupation would be
“The business of the journalist is to destroy the truth,
to lie outright, to pervert, to vilify, to fawn at the feet
of mammon, and to sell his country and his race for his daily
bread. You know it and I know it, and what folly is this toasting
an independent press?
We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance.
Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property
of other men.
“We are intellectual prostitutes.”
John Swinton, New York 1890
the world is more sophisticated...
Rockefeller speaking at the
Bilderberger meeting in June 1991 in Baden Baden, Germany.
“We are grateful to the Washington Post, the NY Times,
Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors
have attended our meetings and respected their promises of
discretion for almost 40 years....It would have been impossible
for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subjected
to the lights of publicity during those years.
the world is more sophisticated and
prepared to march towards a world government. The supernational
sovereignty of an intellectual elite and
is surely preferable to the national autodetermination practiced
in past centuries."
and Templars and Oligarchs Oh My!
Steps To Close Down an Open Society
Invoke a terrifying internal and external enemy
Creating a terrifying threat – hydra-like, secretive,
evil – is an old trick.
2. Create a gulag and push torture as a good thing
Once you have got everyone scared, the next step is to create
a prison system outside the rule of law(as Bush put it, he wanted
the American detention centre at Guantánamo Bay to be
situated in legal “outer space”) – where torture
At first, the people who are sent there are seen by citizens
as outsiders: troublemakers, spies, “enemies of the people”
or “criminals”. Initially, citizens tend to support
the secret prison system; it makes them feel safer and they
do not identify with the prisoners. But soon enough, civil society
leaders – opposition members, labour activists, clergy
and journalists – are arrested and sent there as well.
This process took place in fascist shifts or anti-democracy
crackdowns ranging from Italy and Germany in the 1920s and 1930s
3. Develop a system which creates thugs (militarized police,
When leaders who seek a “fascist shift” want to
close down an open society, they send paramilitary groups of
scary young men out to terrorize citizens. The Blackshirts roamed
the Italian countryside beating up communists; the Brownshirts
staged violent rallies throughout Germany. This paramilitary
force is especially important in a democracy: you need citizens
to fear thug violence and so you need thugs who are free from
4. Set up an internal surveillance system
NSA spying using internet and phone systems.
In closed societies, this surveillance is cast as being about
“national security”; the true function is to keep
citizens docile and inhibit their activism and dissent.
5. Harass citizens’ groups
You infiltrate and harass citizens’ groups. the American
Civil Liberties Union reports that thousands of ordinary American
anti-war, environmental and other groups have been infiltrated
by agents: a secret Pentagon database includes more than four
dozen peaceful anti-war meetings, rallies or marches by American
citizens in its category of 1,500 “suspicious incidents”.
6. Engage in arbitrary detention and release
This scares people. It is a kind of cat-and-mouse game. In a
closing or closed society there is a “list” of dissidents
and opposition leaders: you are targeted in this way once you
are on the list, and it is hard to get off the list.
7. Target key individuals
Constitutionalists, Journalists, Bloggers, Religious, patriots,
8. Control the press
Over time in closing societies, real news is supplanted by fake
news and false documents. You won’t have a shutdown of
news in modern America – it is not possible. But you can
have, as Frank Rich and Sidney Blumenthal have pointed out,
a steady stream of lies polluting the news well. What you already
have is a White House directing a stream of false information
that is so relentless that it is increasingly hard to sort out
truth from untruth. In a fascist system, it’s not the
lies that count but the muddying. When citizens can’t
tell real news from fake, they give up their demands for accountability
bit by bit.
9. Dissent equals treason
Cast dissent as “treason” and criticism as “espionage’.
Every closing society does this, just as it elaborates laws
that increasingly criminalise certain kinds of speech and expand
the definition of “spy” and “traitor”.
when Congress wrongly, foolishly, passed the Military Commissions
Act of 2006 and NDAA (terrorist, domestic terrorist) –
the president has the power to call any US citizen an “enemy
combatant”. He has the power to define what “enemy
combatant” means. The president can also delegate to anyone
he chooses in the executive branch the right to define “enemy
combatant” any way he or she wants and then seize Americans
10. Suspend the rule of law (Martial Law)
The president may now use military troops as a domestic police
force in response to a natural disaster, a disease outbreak,
terrorist attack or any ‘other condition’.”
Critics see this as a clear violation of the Posse Comitatus
Act – which was meant to restrain the federal government
from using the military for domestic law enforcement. It also
violates the very reason the founders set up our system of government
as they did.
Philosophy of Liberty by Ken Schoolland
My philosophy is based on the principle of self-ownership.
You own your life. To deny this is to imply that another person
has a higher claim on your life than you do. No other person,
or group of persons, owns your life nor do you own the lives
of others. You exist in time: future, present, and past. This
is manifest in life, liberty, and the product of your life and
The exercise of choices over life and liberty is your prosperity.
To lose your life is to lose your future. To lose your liberty
is to lose your present. And to lose the product of your life
and liberty is to lose the portion of your past that produced
A product of your life and liberty is your property. Property
is the fruit of your labor, the product of your time, energy,
and talents. It is that part of nature that you turn to valuable
use. And it is the property of others that is given to you by
voluntary exchange and mutual consent. Two people who exchange
property voluntarily are both better off or they wouldn't do
it. Only they may rightfully make that decision for themselves.
At times some people use force or fraud to take from others
without willful, voluntary consent. Normally, the initiation
of force to take life is murder, to take liberty is slavery,
and to take property is theft. It is the same whether these
actions are done by one person acting alone, by the many acting
against a few, or even by officials with fine hats and fancy
You have the right to protect your own life, liberty, and justly
acquired property from the forceful aggression of others. So
you may rightfully ask others to help protect you. But you do
not have a right to initiate force against the life, liberty,
or property of others. Thus, you have no right to designate
some person to initiate force against others on your behalf.
You have a right to seek leaders for yourself, but would have
no right to impose rulers on others. No matter how officials
are selected, they are only human beings and they have no rights
or claims that are higher than those of any other human beings.
Regardless of the imaginative labels for their behavior or the
numbers of people encouraging them, officials have no right
to murder, to enslave, or to steal.
You cannot give them any rights that you do not have yourself.
Since you own your life, you are responsible for your life.
You do not rent your life from others who demand your obedience.
Nor are you a slave to others who demand your sacrifice.
You choose your own goals based on your own values. Success
and failure are both the necessary incentives to learn and to
Your action on behalf of others, or their action on behalf of
you, is only virtuous when it is derived from voluntary, mutual
consent. For virtue can only exist when there is free choice.
This is the basis of a truly free society. It is not only the
most practical and humanitarian foundation for human action;
it is also the most ethical.
Problems that arise from the initiation of force by government
have a solution. The solution is for people of the world to
stop asking officials to initiate force on their behalf. Evil
does not arise only from evil people, but also from good people
who tolerate the initiation of force as a means to their own
ends. In this manner, good people have empowered evil throughout
Having confidence in a free society is to focus on the process
of discovery in the marketplace of values rather than to focus
on some imposed vision or goal. Using governmental force to
impose a vision on others is intellectual sloth and typically
results in unintended, perverse consequences. Achieving a free
society requires courage to think, to talk, and to act - especially
when it is easier to do nothing.
Truth Has Fallen and Taken Liberty With It
was a time when the pen was mightier than the sword. That
was a time when people believed in truth and regarded truth
as an independent power and not as an auxiliary for government,
class, race, ideological, personal, or financial interest.
Today Americans are ruled by propaganda. Americans have little
regard for truth, little access to it, and little ability to
Truth is an unwelcome entity. It is disturbing. It is off limits.
Those who speak it run the risk of being branded “anti-American,”
“anti-semite” or “conspiracy theorist.”
Truth is an inconvenience for government and for the interest
groups whose campaign contributions control government.
Truth is an inconvenience for prosecutors who want convictions,
not the discovery of innocence or guilt.
Truth is inconvenient for ideologues.
Today many whose goal once was the discovery of truth are now
paid handsomely to hide it. “Free market economists”
are paid to sell offshoring to the American people.
High-productivity, high value-added American jobs are denigrated
as dirty, old industrial jobs. Relicts from long ago, we are
best shed of them. Their place has been taken by “the
New Economy,” a mythical economy that allegedly consists
of high-tech white collar jobs in which Americans innovate and
finance activities that occur offshore. All Americans need in
order to participate in this “new economy” are finance
degrees from Ivy League universities, and then they will work
on Wall Street at million dollar jobs.
Economists who were once respectable took money to contribute
to this myth of “the New Economy.”
And not only economists sell their souls for filthy lucre. Recently
we have had reports of medical doctors who, for money, have
published in peer-reviewed journals concocted “studies”
that hype this or that new medicine produced by pharmaceutical
companies that paid for the “studies.”
The Council of Europe is investigating the drug companies’
role in hyping a false swine flu pandemic in order to gain billions
of dollars in sales of the vaccine.
The media helped the US military hype its recent Marja offensive
in Afghanistan, describing Marja as a city of 80,000 under Taliban
control. It turns out that Marja is not urban but a collection
of village farms.
And there is the global warming scandal, in which NGOs. the
UN, and the nuclear industry colluded in concocting a doomsday
scenario in order to create profit in pollution.
Wherever one looks, truth has fallen to money.
Wherever money is insufficient to bury the truth, ignorance,
propaganda, and short memories finish the job.
I remember when, following CIA director William Colby’s
testimony before the Church Committee in the mid-1970s, presidents
Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan issued executive orders preventing
the CIA and U.S. black-op groups from assassinating foreign
leaders. In 2010 the US Congress was told by Dennis Blair, head
of national intelligence, that the US now assassinates its own
citizens in addition to foreign leaders.
When Blair told the House Intelligence Committee that US citizens
no longer needed to be arrested, charged, tried, and convicted
of a capital crime, just murdered on suspicion alone of being
a “threat,” he wasn’t impeached. No investigation
pursued. Nothing happened. There was no Church Committee. In
the mid-1970s the CIA got into trouble for plots to kill Castro.
Today it is American citizens who are on the hit list. Whatever
objections there might be don’t carry any weight. No one
in government is in any trouble over the assassination of U.S.
citizens by the U.S. government.
As an economist, I am astonished that the American economics
profession has no awareness whatsoever that the U.S. economy
has been destroyed by the offshoring of U.S. GDP to overseas
countries. U.S. corporations, in pursuit of absolute advantage
or lowest labor costs and maximum CEO “performance bonuses,”
have moved the production of goods and services marketed to
Americans to China, India, and elsewhere abroad. When I read
economists describe offshoring as free trade based on comparative
advantage, I realize that there is no intelligence or integrity
in the American economics profession.
Intelligence and integrity have been purchased by money. The
transnational or global U.S. corporations pay multi-million
dollar compensation packages to top managers, who achieve these
“performance awards” by replacing U.S. labor with
foreign labor. While Washington worries about “the Muslim
threat,” Wall Street, U.S. corporations and “free
market” shills destroy the U.S. economy and the prospects
of tens of millions of Americans.
Americans, or most of them, have proved to be putty in the hands
of the police
Americans have bought into the government’s claim that
security requires the suspension of civil liberties and accountable
government. Astonishingly, Americans, or most of them, believe
that civil liberties, such as habeas corpus and due process,
protect “terrorists,” and not themselves. Many also
believe that the Constitution is a tired old document that prevents
government from exercising the kind of police state powers necessary
to keep Americans safe and free.
Most Americans are unlikely to hear from anyone who would tell
them any different.
I was associate editor and columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
I was Business Week’s first outside columnist, a position
I held for 15 years. I was columnist for a decade for Scripps
Howard News Service, carried in 300 newspapers. I was a columnist
for the Washington Times and for newspapers in France and Italy
and for a magazine in Germany. I was a contributor to the New
York Times and a regular feature in the Los Angeles Times. Today
I cannot publish in, or appear on, the American “mainstream
For the last six years I have been banned from the “mainstream
media.” My last column in the New York Times appeared
in January, 2004, coauthored with Democratic U.S. Senator Charles
Schumer representing New York. We addressed the offshoring of
U.S. jobs. Our op-ed article produced a conference at the Brookings
Institution in Washington, D.C. and live coverage by C-Span.
A debate was launched. No such thing could happen today.
For years I was a mainstay at the Washington Times, producing
credibility for the Moony newspaper as a Business Week columnist,
former Wall Street Journal editor, and former Assistant Secretary
of the U.S. Treasury. But when I began criticizing Bush’s
wars of aggression, the order came down to Mary Lou Forbes to
cancel my column.
The American corporate media does not serve the truth. It serves
the government and the interest groups that empower the government.
fate was sealed when the public and the anti-war movement bought
the government’s 9/11 conspiracy theory. The government’s
account of 9/11 is contradicted by much evidence. Nevertheless,
this defining event of our time, which has launched the US on
interminable wars of aggression and a domestic police state,
is a taboo topic for investigation in the media.
It is pointless to complain of war and a police
state when one accepts the premise upon which they are based.
These trillion dollar wars have created financing problems for
Washington’s deficits and threaten the U.S. dollar’s
role as world reserve currency. The wars and the pressure that
the budget deficits put on the dollar’s value have put
Social Security and Medicare on the chopping block. Former Goldman
Sachs chairman and U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson is after
these protections for the elderly. Fed chairman Bernanke is
also after them. The Republicans are after them as well.
These protections are called “entitlements” as if
they are some sort of welfare that people have not paid for
in payroll taxes all their working lives.
With over 21 per cent unemployment as measured by the methodology
of 1980, with American jobs, GDP, and technology having been
given to China and India, with war being Washington’s
greatest commitment, with the dollar over-burdened with debt,
with civil liberty sacrificed to the “war on terror,”
the liberty and prosperity of the American people have been
thrown into the trash bin of history.
The militarism of the U.S. and Israeli states, and Wall Street
and corporate greed, will now run their course. As the pen is
censored and its might extinguished, I am signing off.
"It's a big club and you
ain't in it." ~George Carlin
the politicians. The politicians are put there to give
you the idea that you have freedom of choice . . . you don’t.
You have no choice. You have owners. They own you. They own
everything. They own all the important land. They own, and control
the corporations. They’ve long since bought, and paid
for the Senate, the Congress, the state houses, the city halls,
they got the judges in their back pockets and they own all the
big media companies, so they control just about all of the news
and information you get to hear. They got you by the balls.
spend billions of dollars every year lobbying . . . lobbying,
to get what they want . . .
Well, we know what they want. They want more for themselves
and less for everybody else, but I’ll tell you what they
don’t want . . . they don’t want a population of
citizens capable of critical thinking. They don’t want
well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking.
They’re not interested in that . . . that doesn’t
help them. That’s
against their interests. That’s right. They don’t
want people who are smart enough to sit around a kitchen table
and think about how badly they’re getting fucked by a
system that threw them overboard 30 fuckin' years ago. They
don’t want that. You know what they want? They want obedient
workers . . .
Obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the
machines and do the paperwork. And just dumb enough to passively
accept all these increasingly shittier jobs with the lower pay,
the longer hours, the reduced benefits, the end of overtime
and vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect
it, and now they’re coming for your Social Security money.
They want your fuckin' retirement money. They want it back so
they can give it to their criminal friends on Wall Street, and
you know something? They’ll
get it . . . they’ll get it all from you sooner or later
cause they own this fuckin' place.
It’s a big club and you ain't in it.
You and I are not in The big club.
By the way, it’s the same big club they use to beat you
over the head with all day long when they tell you what to believe.
All day long beating you over the head with their media telling
you what to believe, what to think and what to buy. The table
has tilted folks. The game is rigged and nobody seems to notice.
Nobody seems to care. Good honest hard-working people . . .
white collar, blue collar it doesn’t matter what color
shirt you have on. Good honest hard-working people continue,
these are people of modest means . . . continue to elect these
rich cocksuckers who don’t give a fuck about you. They
don’t give a fuck about you . . . they don’t give
a fuck about you.
They don’t care about you at all . . . at all . . . at
all, and nobody seems to notice. Nobody seems to care. That’s
what the owners count on. The fact that Americans will probably
remain willfully ignorant of the big red, white and blue dick
that’s being jammed up their assholes everyday, because
the owners of this country know the truth. It’s called
the American Dream cause you have to be asleep to believe it
. . .”
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we put Medical Freedom into the Constitution, the
time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover
dictatorship. To restrict the art of healing to one class
of men and deny equal privileges to others will constitute
the Bastille of medical science. All such laws are un-American
The constitution of the Republic should make special provisions
for Medical Freedom as well as Religious Freedom."
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it's very clear they are preparing us for martial
law with a video game.
EXPOSED 100% AS CIA OPERATION
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Isn't Bliss - Older and more sensitive viewers, those over 22,
may be unable to tolerate the editing or grasp the content of
Hicks - It's Just a Ride
world is like a ride in an amusement park, and when you choose
to go on it you think it's real, because that's how powerful
our minds are. And the ride goes up and down and round and round,
and it has thrills and chills and is very brightly colored,
and it's very loud. And it's fun, for a while.
Some people have been on the ride for a long time, and they've
begun to question, 'Is this real, or is this just a ride?',
and other people have remembered, and they've come back to us
and they say 'Hey, don't worry. Don't be afraid, ever, because
this is just a ride.' and we KILL THOSE PEOPLE.
"Shut him up! We have alot invested in this ride! SHUT
HIM UP! Look at my furrows of worry. Look at my big bank account,
and my family. This just has to be real."
It's just a ride.
But we always kill those good guys who try and tell us that.
You ever noticed that? And let the demons run amok. But it doesn't
matter, because ... It's just a ride.
And we can change it anytime we want. It's only a choice. No
effort, no work, no job, no savings of money. A choice, right
now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear wants you to put
bigger locks on your door, buy guns, close yourself off.
The eyes of love, instead see all of us as one.
Here's what we can do to change the world right now, to a better
Take all that money we spent on weapons and defense each year
and instead spend it feeding, clothing, and educating the poor
of the world, which it would many times over, not one human
being excluded, and WE CAN EXPLORE SPACE, TOGETHER, BOTH INNER
AND OUTER, forever ... in peace.
~Bill Hicks (1961 - 1994)
doesn't want any party affiliations or freedom of speech limitations.
Just open your mind and you will see a different world from
the one you thought you knew.
Mark Rafelson - editor
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