Most members of America's RELIGIOUS RIGHT have come to believe that Christian Civilization is being menaced EXTERNALLY by -
and INTERNALLY by –
To combat the EXTERNAL peril pressing against the United States (and hence, against "Christian Civilization") by radical Islamists, the Religious-Right believes that -
and, concomitantly, to combat the INTERNAL threat bearing down on the U.S. as the guarantor of Christian Civilization, the Religious-Right believes that -
THE PROBLEM FOR THE RELIGIOUS-RIGHT ...
The problem for the Religious-Right, however, is that the minimal standards they believe are necessary for a powerful military and an equally powerful internal security apparatus are so extreme, so sweeping, far-reaching and expensive, that --- given the mood of the country today and the power wielded by the "peaceniks" of the Left who are, despite Obama's rightward drift, still forcefully ensconsed in the Obama Administration and in the halls of Congress --- these goals remain out-of-reach. All this to say nothing concerning the growing demand by average, everyday citizens for economic relief from the recession / depression the country is currently in - which cannot help but drain funds from America's military budget, money that is needed to maintain a powerful military to defend America against the "Islamic menace." [Please see our article, "Will the Government Ever Stop Lying about the Economy."]
WHAT THE RELIGIOUS-RIGHT NEEDS
The BLACK GOLD of the Middle East and Central Asia
and, they also need one as a pretext to tighten their hold on the "unwashed masses" they are impoverishing – especially those in the United States (and to a lesser degree in Europe) – as they seize year-by-year a greater and greater percent of the country's (and the world's) wealth. [Please see our article, "To the Barricades: the Super-Rich Sleeping with Guns under Their Pillows."]
The elites also need a Pearl Harbor Event as a pretext to tighten their hold on the "unwashed masses" they are impoverishing - especially those in the United States (and to a lesser degree in Europe) - as they seize year-by-year a greater and greater percent of the country's (and the world's) wealth.
It is precisely here – in their mutually perceived need for a powerful military and a strong counter-insurgency apparatus - that the interests of the Religious-Right and the American elites intersect, and they are determined to have their way even if it means impoverishing the great majority of the country's (and the world's) population to do it. [Please see our article, "The Tea Party: a Grassroots Movement Sponsored by Billionaires"]
NOTE: The Defense Budget for 2011 authorizes $549 billion in defense spending; but this figure does not include the $159 billion cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for this year. If defense spending was cut in half - to $355 billion (still three times greater than China and five times more than Russia) - the money saved could reduce the deficit to nothing over a relatively small period of time without menacing efforts to alleviate the suffering of the middle-class and the poor as a result of the current recession. All this makes one ask the question, Is all this money spent on "defense" ($711 billion) really for defense, OR is it in fact a means of PROJECTING AMERICAN POWER in order to underpin American control of its world-wide system of client-states? The answer seems fairly obvious. To put things into perspective, the United States spends more on defense than almost all the rest of the world combined — a staggering $711 billion dollars; this in comparison to China's defense budget of $122 billion, Russia's defense budget of $70 billion and the combined defense budgets of ALL the nations of Europe, $289 billion. Very obviously, given the horrendous US budget deficits of recent years, one or the other —- meaning (1) programs dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the unemployed and under-employed, the aged, etc., and the maintenance of such programs as social security, food stamps, Medicare, Medicaid, etc. (again, programs made all the more necessary given the horrible recession the country is suffering through) OR (2) the defense budget -- will have to be cut. Moreover, even if cuts are made to BOTH the defense budget and the social safety net, that — even that - would be unacceptable to America's corporate elites which depend on the threat of American military power to rob and pillage the rest of the nations on earth.
And when the budget for America's counter-intelligence apparatus is thrown into this equation, the money that is being spent becomes astronomical. [Please see our article, "America As Svengali."]
9/11 - A "Manufactured Event" - please see APPENDIX 1
"A terrorist attack on American soil of the size and nature of September 11, would lead -- according to former CENTCOM Commander, General Tommy Franks -- to the downfall of democracy in America. In an interview last December, which was barely mentioned in the US media, General Franks outlined with cynical accuracy a scenario, which would result in the suspension of the Constitution and the installation of military rule in America:
'... a terrorist, massive, casualty-producing event [will occur] somewhere in the Western world – it may be in the United States of America – that causes our population to question our own Constitution and to begin to militarize our country in order to avoid a repeat of another mass, casualty-producing event'."
"Franks was alluding to a so-called "Pearl Harbor-type event" which would be used to galvanize US public opinion in support of a military government and police state. The 'terrorist massive casualty-producing event' is presented by General Franks as a crucial political turning point. The resulting crisis and social turmoil is intended to facilitate a major shift in US political, social and institutional structures."
It's in this context that one should note carefully the attitude of the elites toward ordinary people in the United States: They are people incapable of thinking for themselves, and – as a result – must be "managed." Indeed, Edward Bernays, in his 1928 book, Propaganda; he called it –
"The conscious and intelligent MANIPULATION of the ... habits and opinions of the masses ..." [That means YOU!]
NOTE: Bernays saw this kind of fallacious "truth-telling" as necessary insofar as modern-day democracies were concerned - which he and his elite masters thought had taken the concept of democracy or "people power" too far. The fact is, by Bernays' time (the early 1900s) it was understood by the elites - both in Britain and the United States, supposedly the two most democratic nations in the world - that the "common people" had won too much freedom, and that a way had to be found to "manage" their freedom - i.e., to "intelligently MANIPULATE" them - if the capitalist system were to survive. After all, the unseemly and MASSIVE accumulation of wealth that the Wall Street Moguls of that era had hoarded to themselves - all at the expense of the poor - was not something very much calculated to make the poor happy - and if one vote per person is all that it would take to change things, what chance did the rich have in holding on to their ill-gotten gain? Not much - there are certainly a lot more of the poor than there are of the rich. No! - democracy for the poor had to be "managed," which meant, naturally enough, that it had to be limited insofar as the poor were concerned. Bernays (and his disciple, Walter Lippmann - the dean of modern-day American journalism) called this management of the poor "BUILDING DEMOCRACY." Both Bernays and Lippmann believed that average people - meaning YOU and others like you - were too dumb to think for themselves, and that - as a result - unfettered democracy in their hands was an extremely dangerous thing.
Seen in this context, what Franks had to say about a "Pearl Harbor-type event" that would create "massive causalities" takes on a very sinister hue given the fact that the elites actually have the power to create one. [Please see our article, "The Evil in Our Midst."]
Plainly, such an event – one that would provide the required "justification" for repealing the Rule of Law – is something that the elites believe is absolutely necessary; in the words of David Rockefeller:
"We are on the verge of global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order."
A similar statement, which no doubt reflects a consensus within
the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), was made by former National
Security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski in his book, The Grand
"As America becomes an increasingly multicultural society, it may find it more difficult to fashion a consensus on foreign policy issues, except in the circumstances of a truly massive and widely perceived direct external threat."
NOTE: It is apparent from this comment that Brzezinski, a committed Catholic, loathes the new multiculturalism prevalent in the U.S. today, a sentiment he shares with almost all members of the Religious-Right.
Similarly, the NeoCons' Project for the New American Century also calls for -
"... some catastrophic and catalyzing event, like a new Pearl Harbor."
PNAC was formed in 1997 by such Christian, Jewish, and financial elitists as Elliot Abrams, Gary Bauer, William Bennett, Dick Cheney, Vin Weber, Norman Podhoretz, Eliot Cohen, Midge Decter, Paul Dobriansky, Steve Forbes, Paul Wolfowitz and Donald Rumsfeld. [Please see our article, "The Neo-Conservatives."]
Essentially, these were the same men (and women) who -- operating behind such "front groups" as the "Committee for the Free World," "Prodemca," "Friends of the Democratic Center in Central America" and the "Institute for Religion and Democracy" (IRD) -- had helped America fight and win its "dirty war" in Central America in the early to mid-1980s. Indeed, there is some evidence that the idea of putting Negroponte in charge in Iraq came from Bush the Elder, who was Negroponte's connection to the White House during that time. [Please see our article, "The Horror of John Dimitri Negroponte;" please also see Part II of our article, "A Woman Riding a Beast Going forth Conquering and to Conquer" for an account of the Bush family's shameful involvement in questionable intelligence and business matters all over the earth.]
Chossudovsky goes on to say,
"What is terrifying in these assertions is that they emanate from the architects of US foreign policy. In other words, America's leaders in Washington and Wall Street firmly believe in the righteousness of war and authoritarian forms of government as a means to 'safeguarding democratic values'."
"The repeal of democracy is portrayed as a means to providing 'domestic security' and upholding civil liberties. Truth is falsehood and falsehood is truth. Realities are turned upside down."
"This dominant viewpoint is also shared by the mainstream media, which constitutes the cornerstone of the propaganda and disinformation campaign. Any attempt by antiwar critics to reveal the lies underlying these statements is defined as a 'CRIMINAL ACT'." [Please see our article, "The Mainline Media: One Great Propaganda Machine."]
Journalist Tom Burghardt agrees with Chossudovsky's assessment; he writes:
"With the current global economic crisis, brought on in no small part by private and public actors resorting to various frauds and market manipulations which reward privileged insiders, we have reached a social endpoint that analyst Michel Chossudovsky has accurately described as the 'CRIMINALIZATION OF THE STATE'." [Again, please see our article, "Unmasking the Merchants of Tarshish."]
"The most sweeping set of changes in American history has occurred; all our cherished freedoms annihilated beyond recognition ... SOME TIME AGO, STREET REVOLUTION MIGHT ACTUALLY HAVE STOPPED THE PROCESS UNDERWAY AT HEADLONG SPEED. BUT NOW IT'S TOO LATE EVEN FOR THAT." [Please see our article, "Nasty as They Want to Be."]
Obviously, then - and as we have already suggested - all the elites (together with the Religious Right) need now to impose a NAKED fascist regime on the country is, as General Tommy Franks has said, A PEARL HARBOR-TYPE EVENT - another "manufactured" 9/11 incident - which should be no problem for the shadowy and menacing forces that in the past have not blinked at committing murder and assassination - even regicide - to achieve their ends. [Please see our article, "An Unyielding Theology of Hate;" please also see, "The Men Who Gathered Themselves Together in Clint Murchisan's Dallas Home Forty-Five Years Ago."]
The historical forces impelling the nation in this direction are as plain as the nose on one's face. AND THE "MANUFACTURED CRISIS" - SHOULD IT COME (AND IT WILL) - WOULD SURELY ANSWER THAT PARTICULAR PORTION OF SCRIPTURE DESCRIBED BY THE PROPHET DANIEL,
"AND HE [Antichrist] WILL THINK TO CHANGE TIMES AND LAWS ..." (Daniel 7:25);
"None of us can wait anymore to see what will happen next, nor can any of us remain fence-straddlers ... There should be no more reason to be surprised at events scheduled to happen, if there ever was any justification for being caught unawares.
"The disbelief [as to the danger people are in] ... in this country is understandable, but it is time to move beyond it. WE CAN ONLY ESCAPE INTO OUR PRIVATE SELVES FOR SO LONG; this government is so brutal that sooner or later there will be a knock on everyone's door ... Not one out of the 300 million people in this country will be left alone. [Please see our article, "Sei Vorsichtig (Be Careful)"]
"Nobody will escape this vise, this continent-wide dragnet. IF YOU'VE EVER THOUGHT OR SPOKEN OR WRITTEN OR DONE ANYTHING THAT THE GOVERNMENT MIGHT NOT FIND ACCEPTABLE, BE VERY AFRAID. Make plans now to protect yourself. All the love and good feelings in the world won't be any good if you're chosen to be the target of ...
"The government has been conducting an unprecedented campaign of psychological warfare against Americans. ONE UNDERSTANDABLE RESPONSE TO THIS BARRAGE OF TERROR IS TO BECOME NUMB, HIDE WITHIN OUR SHELLS. But this is a luxury that will not be afforded to us for long. Make plans yourself; pre-empt their plans for you, before it happens to you and it's too late."
The use of the government's techniques insofar as psychological warfare is concerned poses a potential threat not only to the stability of many individuals but of society itself. [Please see our article, "MK-Ultra and the Search for the Manchurian Candidate."]
"In the next stage of the crackdown, borders will be shut down, people will not be allowed to leave, and emergency orders will let them coerce us into feeling completely naked and exposed ... And this is just the beginning. WE ARE ONLY ON THE CUSP OF A TOTAL TRANSFORMATION THAT HAS BARELY BEGUN TO BE IMPLEMENTED YET." [Please see our article, "Remembering Dachau While Pondering the Fate of the CIA's Prisoners Scattered around the World."]
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