By Bob Row
This illustration for the “Rio Negro” daily in Argentina was commissioned right as it is. Being a newspaper of rather conservative positions (for local standards) I felt impressed. To me, it was a sign of the complete loss of credibility of the American narrative outside the US, even for its allies. [See full size image here.]
Leaving aside conspiracy theories about Bin Laden’s previous death, the successive changes in the official report of the operative, the disposal of the corpse and the absence of evidence of it have removed any sense of reality from it. According to the rules of the Media, the Bin Laden suppression is a “no fact”.
Posted in 911, Art, Books, Music & Film, Military, MSM Shills, Obama and Company, Psy-Ops
Tagged assassination politics, extrajudicial killing, obama osama hoax, terror
By Robert C. Koehler
When President Obama, summing up the killing of Osama bin Laden, said, “Justice has been done,” the problem wasn’t simply that he misspoke — justice, after all, can only emerge at the end of an impartial judicial proceeding — but that, in so misspeaking, he hit the emotional bull’s-eye.
“Justice has been done.”
We got him, America! Oh yeah, sweet! Who can’t feel the pop of satisfaction in those words? “He should have said, ‘Retaliation has been accomplished,’” Marjorie Cohn pointed out recently at Common Dreams, and that’s true, of course, but the president wasn’t summoning the dry, sober rule of law. He was evoking, just as George W. Bush did before him, the Wild West, America’s deepest font of mythology, where justice, you know, comes from the muzzle of a revolver. As with Geronimo, so with Osama: Wanted Dead or Alive.
Posted in 911, Economy Economics, Human Rights Civil Liberties, Military, MSM Shills, NWO, Obama and Company, Psy-Ops, Region: Middle East, War and Peace
Tagged civil liberties, death culture, economy, human rights, neverending war, obama osama hoax, violence
A Time for Truth
By Susan Lindauer
9/11 Whistleblower and author of Extreme Prejudice: The Terrifying Story of the Patriot Act and the Cover Ups of 9/11 and Iraq
Some of our leaders think Americans don’t need the truth about 9/11 any more, because Osama’s dead and it’s over.
As somebody who got brutalized at “ground zero” of the 9/11 cover up for most of the past 10 years, I could not disagree more. I’m sick of asking for a proper Congressional investigation. Congress already knows the truth about 9/11. That’s why they’re not poking around. However, it’s a huge mistake for the rest of us who know the truth, or parts of it, to wait for permission to speak. America has trapped itself in a mythic nightmare about terrorism that exaggerates our enemies, while our leaders manipulate our sense of patriotism and effectively blind us to mistakes in national security policy. It’s not a successful policy if it weakens our country.
Posted in 4th Estate, 911, Military, Obama and Company, Psy-Ops, Region: Middle East, War and Peace
Tagged 911, extreme prejudice, inside job, obama osama hoax, psyops, valerie plame
By Michael C. Ruppert
May 5, 2011, 1400 PST, SEBASTOPOL – I have personally interrogated underage criminal suspects who could lie better than White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. It has been four days since the P.T. Barnum proclamation of the death of Osama bin Laden (OBL). President Obama’s account of the firefight has had zero credibility from the outset and it continues to fray and wear thin as each day passes.
First, bin Laden was shooting. Then he wasn’t. Now, no pictures are going to be released. Ridiculous arguments on CNN, by House members stating that releasing photos would inflame and invite retaliation, flatly contradict what I suspect every grunt who ever earned a Combat Infantry Badge would say:
“Release the damn pictures. Give us some to hand out to the “indigs”. We got our man and that’s a message to anyone who would mess with us…Hoo Ah!”