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Drinking the Kool-Aid:
"On the Death of Idealism."
By Morgan Southwood
I have recently learned an uncomfortable truth about myself:   I have become cynical.
I am not sure when this particular adjustment of my attitude took place, but I believe is clearly illustrated in my voting choices in the last two Presidential elections.
In 2000 I was twenty years old and cheerfully voted for Ralph Nader.
I even had a T-shirt that said "Bush and Gore Make Me Wanna Ralph," which I proudly wore to class.
When I was twenty, I no more would have voted for a Democrat than I would have gone out in public without pants on.
I had to vote my conscience, dammit!
Fuck the status quo!
You must be the change you wish to see in the world, as Gandhi once said.
Overnight US killing raid
Seven people killed including three women, one child pulled from rubble of US destroyed building
September 2008
In 2004, I gave money to Dennis Kucinich, because I loved him.
Money was all I would give, however.
I voted for the imploding Howard Dean in the primaries and then campaigned and voted for John Kerry, a man I had no affection for whatsoever and who often, in fact, made me feel embarrassed.
I felt a guilty twinge whenever the Kucinich campaign sent me an e-mail update, knowing that I was voting in a way that betrayed my values.
But hell, I told myself-I've got to be realistic about things.
I've just outgrown my immature romanticism.
Besides, Bush scared the hell out of me.
Fear is an ideal vehicle for rationalization.
And there you have it:   shamefully, I had grown to accept the banal cynicism that permeates American culture.
I accepted mediocrity in the name of being realistic.
I dismissed idealism as naïve, childish weakness.
i'm twenty-five
It is extraordinarily difficult to achieve, much less maintain, a sense of optimism in this country.
America used to be a more optimistic place, but that was before I was born.
All of my life — I'm twenty-five — my country has been rotting.
It can be difficult to see this, especially for young people like myself, who have never known anything else.
But rotting it is, because sometime along the line-again, presumably before I was born — we as a people have all but abandoned efforts to improve our society.
Overnight US killing raid
Seven people killed including three women, one child pulled from rubble of US destroyed building
al-Dawr, Samarra, Iraq
And as history has repeatedly demonstrated, when a society stops trying to improve itself, it starts to die.
I have grown up in a country that has become increasingly more hard-hearted, spiritually vapid, intolerant of new ideas, uncreative, and appallingly economically disparate.
It is, in a word, ugly.
Idealism is dead.
The inspired and impassioned minds of previous generations saw poverty as an unacceptable blight on humanity that was unworthy of our country.
Now it is considered to be an immutable fact of life — the poor will always be with us, as Jesus said — and any attempts to remedy it through government intervention are a waste of time and money.
We do not dream of a country without much violent crime but instead happily build prisons as fast we can produce them, and ignore the elephant in the room — two million Americans behind bars, out of sight and mind.
Previous generations sought to end racial discrimination and remedy the appalling life conditions of black Americans.
Today they are abandoned in perennially impoverished communities, huge percentages of the men recycling through our criminal justice system, the government (and, by extension, ourselves) unwilling to provide them with the vehicles needed to achieve better lives.
it now works to pay the rent
Public policy used to take into account middle- and working-class standards of living; today the minimum wage, woefully inadequate at $5.15 an hour, has not been raised in nine years.
The American working class does not labor to send its children to college these days.
Overnight US killing raid Kabul, Afghanistan
19 women, seven men, many children all under 15 years of age killed
August 2008
Like the working classes in Third World nations, it now works to pay the rent.
Previous generations believed that the private sector had a social responsibility; we make not a peep when big business fails to provide any benefits at all to millions of service-industry workers and increasingly pulls the rug out from beneath the white collars.
Like the workers in a Thai sweatshop, we demand nothing from our employers because we expect nothing.
We are no longer hostile to, or even wary of, the fact that astronomically large sums of wealth are concentrated in the hands of a few.
We live in a country increasingly bereft of art, beauty, or esthetics, building sprawling subdivisions of prohibitively-priced tract housing in which the buildings look so similar that you can't even find your own house if you come home drunk.
Suburbs are built without porches or sidewalks or any other public spaces that would facilitate human interaction.
Our great cities have either gentrified (New York, San Francisco, Chicago) or decayed into depressing wastelands (Detroit, Milwaukee, Memphis).
Ours is a nation of identical suburbs, strip malls, and chain stores.
Our servile deferment to capitalism has methodically undermined our culture.
Instead of art, we are exposed every day to ubiquitous, unrelenting and asinine advertising that instills within us perpetual dissatisfaction and a gnawing, futile hunger to consume (usually things we don't need or even really want) that can never be satiated.
akin to a Russian who lost both parents to the Stalinist gulags
Instead of culture and meaningful communitarian relationships and sincere satisfaction and pride in our national achievements, we have preposterous, revolting sentimentality.
US killing raid of children
19 women, seven men
many children all under
15 years of age killed
August 2008
This sentimentality is positively Soviet-esque.
It is akin to a Russian who lost both parents to the Stalinist gulags feeling his heart swell and his eyes get watery when he sees on the news that Russia has opened an elementary school in occupied Afghanistan.
Here, we wax sentimental about babies in wells, unlucky victims of vocational hazards who die at work like firemen (in America, you are a hero if something bad happens to you, unless of course it is unemployment or rape by a sports star), and videos of soldiers handing out candies to smiling Vietnamese and Iraqi children.
The laid-off ex-marine who just got his VA benefits cut feels patriotic and deeply touched when he sees the president in G.I. fatigues delivering a turkey to the troops on Thanksgiving Day.
American culture is obsessed with youth and unnaturally afraid of death; we banish our elderly to nursing homes and retirement centers.
We are grotesquely obese, but we take no satisfaction in eating; our insatiable appetites suggest both decadence and spiritual/social hollowness.
cultural psychosis
We are profoundly discontent.
Our formidable, admirable work ethic has evolved into a cultural psychosis that places work above both the family and personal fulfillment.
We attach moral value to labor and despise failure, the poor, and the unemployed.
Somewhere along the way, we started associating idealism with weakness, and now idealism is laughable or contemptible.
Instead, we have fake idealism — every four years, presidential candidates trot out the same old tired pony, nostalgically evoking folksiness and mouthing platitudes about how America Can Do Better, Hope is On The Way, Health Care for Every American, Stop Exporting Jobs, College Tuition Grants, and Home Ownership!
It's all bullshit that we pretend to believe, or even convince ourselves that we actually believe because it's part of the American mythology, but that will never happen.
And it will never happen because we don't expect it to happen, much less demand that it happen.
fellow who quotes great foreign novelists
Take Dennis Kucinich, for instance.
Overnight US killing raid Kabul, Afghanistan
19 women, seven men, many children all under 15 years of age killed
August 2008
A genuine idealist if there ever was one.
The rarest of politicians, he is sincere, well-studied, and confident of his convictions.
A fellow who quotes great foreign novelists and politicians in his speeches.
A man who knows the GATT and NAFTA contracts like the back of his hand.
A man from the working class who actually knows and gives a damn about the standard of living of his constituents.
A man who has been utterly consistent in the application of his moral values when voting in the House.
A vegan for ethical reasons, for Chrissakes.
He was lambasted from the very moment he entered the presidential race, mercilessly savaged by the mainstream press and the Comedy Channel simply because of his idealism.
Because he said that war is unacceptable and deplorable, because he sincerely spoke of establishing a Department of Peace, because his platform stressed the abandonment of fossil fuels, because he dared to believe — honestly believe, at the core of his being — that humanity can do better and that we improve our society and the world, he was held up as an object of ridicule, laughter, and contempt.
no use for the tender-hearted
We have no use for the tender-hearted, the champions of the oppressed.
Of course there were right-wingers who honestly thought he was a dingbat, but most of America made fun of him because of his convictions, his laughable, noble convictions (here in America, convictions are only admirable if they involve kicking foreigner ass).
And because he is homely and nerdy and, well, unapologetically working-class.
Working-class is unfashionable, and what else can you say about a guy who wears plastic Velcro tennis shoes and short-sleeved plaid shirts?
The Democrats chose instead an aristocrat multimillionaire who was more than willing to shamelessly exploit the most meaningful experiences of his life — serving in Vietnam (but not, very tellingly, his later leadership in the anti-war movement)— for media consumption.
John Kerry did not run because he cared about America and its future.
His future and the futures of his children are guaranteed by virtue of his astronomical wealth.
John Kerry ran because he is an egomaniac with historical ambitions, an utterly unexceptional politician who abandoned any deeply-held moral convictions decades ago.
In a testament to American cynicism, he was chosen over half a dozen more worthy candidates not because he was the best man for the job, but because he was thought to be electable.
And we must be realistic about things, must we not?
I campaigned for him, I put his sticker on my backpack, and eventually I voted for him.
Towards the end, I was even rooting for him.
I did not just reluctantly settle for mediocrity, I mentally endowed that mediocrity with merits and virtues it did not possess.
I drank the Kool-Aid.
I was so banally cynical that it tasted sweet, not bitter.
Angry villagers after U.S-led troops in Kabul, Afghanistan kill two small brothers and their father
 US NATO cowardly air strike on Friday
killed their neighbors and relatives
Angry villagers after U.S-led troops in Kabul, Afghanistan kill two small brothers and their father
                          To rebel is right, to disobey is a duty, to act is necessary !
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THE BUSH BLAIR THEORY OF WAR
By Peter Fredson July 17, 2005
It is reassuring that both leaders now are on the same page. Like George Bush has been saying since he was given his office by the Supreme Court: “EVIL IS LURKING.”
Karachi
Pakistan
And it is his sworn duty as a baptized Christian to not only identify evil, but to root it out, extirpate it, destroy it, even if it bankrupts the ordinary taxpayer, and forces Bush to kill people.
We know that corporations will make vast fortunes in wartime.
We know that religion flourishes best in time of war.
We know that soldiers do their duty and if they must die, so be it.
So, it’s a win-win situation.
Good versus evil morality play
Up until now Tony Blair was going along with whatever theory of war Bush had to offer in the interests of the good ties between both nations, and he bought into Bush Weapons of Mass Destruction and Nuclear Intentions of Saddam theories.
Now that these theories have been shot down, exposed as lies, both leaders resort to an old standby, a Good versus Evil morality play, which every True Believer will support whole-heartedly.
It is a simple explanation, tailor-made for simple-minded people, and will sell like hot-cakes.
“Evil Lurks In The Hearts Of Men, Especially Saddam Hussein, And If We Can’t Catch Osama Bin Laden Then We Will Extirpate Saddam.”
Rally to condemn U.S. strikes in Pakistani tribal areas
Lahore, Pakistan
Bush and Blair are good and Saddam is evil.
Our people are good, and theirs are evil.
They are murderous people using a mistaken sacred book and an even more mistaken God for their evil schemes, while we have a better god, a better book, and we are righteous.
Crazy
We can’t talk to them because they are crazy with hatred, filled with murderous thoughts against freedom and democracy.
Both Bush and Blair believe that by invading Iraq and killing Moslems there, we can stop evildoers from coming over here.
Put flypaper in the spot you want to catch flies, even if there weren’t any flies there to begin.
The fly-paper will attract flies from surrounding areas, and soon the entire world will be free of flies.
Then you can put in your permanent bases, huge embassy, hordes of proselytizers, ruthless venal contractors, and some corporations that were lucky enough to have a connection with the Bush people will make huge fortunes to reconstruct a nation that they have largely destroyed.
War is good business, and is worth getting a few thousand soldiers killed, especially as none of them are your own children.
And we are righteous.
Then you can spread out from Iraq and control the entire Middle East, and... if you are aggressive enough... rule the world.
But never apologize.
Never address any grievances.
Never accept any blame.
The Buck never stops in your office.
Diplomacy stinks
The UN stinks.   Aggression, bullying, preemption, work.   Bush and Blair both can strut, swagger, chortle, glad-hand, even smirk... because everything is going their way.
Their new theory of war is undebatable, unassailable, immune from examination, and can be adapted to any circumstances.
Forget national failure, forget corruption, forget massive deficits, forget loss of heavy industry, forget environmental damage, forget civil dissent and repression, forget poverty, forget high gas prices, forget homelessness, forget damaging leaks, forget Abu Gharib and Gitmo, and by all means give that draft-dodging patriot Karl Rove a big kiss.   He earned it.
Now Christian soldiers can march out bravely, bearing crosses, without any dissent, because Bush and Blair are GOOD, never lied or made a mistake, have God on their side, and need no diplomacy to cope with those illogical murderous Muslims.
Millions of people will buy this ancient religious drama and rest smugly in their beds.
We hope no kids mistakenly get into the fly-paper.
Forced from homes by Israel soldier terrorism
In 1948, and earlier and subsequent years, Palestine families have been forced from the their homes by Israel soldier terrorism.   These families have not been allowed to return to homes and property to this day.
Settlements have grown even onto areas of Palestinian land not yet stolen, the settlements protected by Israel soldiers paid for by US taxpayer money.
The US government (and its taxpayer) has not ceased in any way to fund the settlements and the Israel military force that allows for these settlements.
Taking Palestinian peoples land has reached a situation now where the settlers openly go and destroy ancient farmed olive trees in the hope of driving the local Palestinian people away.
US taxpayer money is being used for the demolition of houses, the Apartheid wall project — it is being allocated by Israel for the extensive military operations that go along with securing the ambitions of the Israel government.
The vast army that Israel has is funded by the billions of dollars given annually to Israel by the US government.
Missiles to rain down upon Palestine women children and men
Billions of US dollars allows the Israel government to not only support settlements:   Armaments given to Israel by the US government allows US missiles to rain down upon Palestine women, children and men, both injuring and killing when they protest and when they are merely passively surviving in their homes.
Israel has no incentive, other then the loss of a few lives here and there, which observation to its practices must concede it seems to feel acceptable, to even consider any return of the Palestinian people to their property and homes.
Israel, in addition to the stolen Palestine land it has, wants as much remaining land of the Palestinians as the world will allow it to take.   Israel's wish is to expand so that all Palestine land, and Lebanon land — if this were not stopped by Hezbollah — to become the land of Israel.
Israel's deepest wish is for the Palestine people to be removed to Jordan or Syria and any other accepting country.    This wish, most of the European and American people — those who have arrived in the last sixty years and now occupy the homes and land of the Palestinians — have come to realize is not obtainable.
Only most insane in Israel government, settler and religious population
The Palestine people are too resilient.
Only the most insane in the Israel government, settler and religious population, retain this idea.
So Israel has to take as much land from the Palestinian people as it can before the US people decide, through financial woes or through some enlightening of the US people, to stop funding the present killing and injuring of Palestine people by US taxpayer money via the Israel military and police force.
Within the present stolen land now called Israel, the European and American people who have arrived in the last sixty years recognize they must remove the Semite people (the Palestinians) from their ancient land.    They recognize they must do this if they are not to be overwhelmed with a demographic problem that would give, in a democratic vote, the Palestinian people control.
Such is the reasoning for the withdrawal from Gaza.   It is not because of any wish to give up the land of Gaza.   Present day Israel would simply be overwhelmed by the demographics of too many Palestinian voters.
When a person, or a people suffer, there will be constant revolt.
Must return to their homelands in Europe and America
The Palestine people must have their homes and land returned in the present territory called Israel.
Those who have come to this land and stolen the homes and properties and built on the land stolen must return to their homelands in Europe and America.
On a world scale, with US taxpayer money being poured into weapons and armies allocated by a US government intent on supporting an inner power elite, there cannot fail to be war.    The present huge US military has to show a need for its existence, something the power elite also desire.
So we find ourselves in this predicament.
Let us kill.
Death, even the loss of our son, our daughter, has become part of our existence — death and loss for no reason.
We cannot see any other reality but killing in this military-industrial-media overpower.
The stealing of Palestinian land, and the constant propping up of an alien people coming to this stolen land, is a central aspect of the reality of US killing.
Comment by Kewe.
People and The Land airdrops viewers into the universe of an occupied people, unreeling images of a new form of apartheid based on ethnicity.
Challenging U.S. foreign policy and the conventions of the documentary form itself, People and The Land examines the concrete realities of Israel's conduct in the West Bank and Gaza.
The level of U.S. support for that conduct through foreign aid, and the human cost of that aid in Palestine and the U.S.
YouTube also has it in 6 parts — part 6 deals with US involvement and payment to Israel
Canada, US, Western rogue governments — War crimes continue
Child killed by Western rogue governments, by Canada, US, UK, Western European nations that have troops in Afghanistan propping up a US imposed puppet government

Photo: www.uruknet.info
Child killed by Western rogue governments
by Canada
US
UK
by all Western European nations that have troops in Afghanistan propping up a US imposed puppet government
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    informazione dall'iraq occupato
information from occupied iraq
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Afghanistan hit by record number of bombs
Bruce Rolfsen, Air Force Times
July 19, 2008
Air Force and allied warplanes are dropping a record number of bombs on Afghanistan targets.
For the first half of 2008, aircraft dropped 1,853 bombs — more than they released during all of 2006 and more than half of 2007’s total — 3,572 bombs.
Iraq
Almost a million dead
4 million displaced, scattered into other countries
Untold injured
Horror of US UK invasion continuing
Sadriya market, Baghdad, Iraq.

Unknown if any of the explosions were paid and setup by US government and British government special black budget secret cell operations.

Photo: BBC/AFP
Sadriya market, Baghdad, Iraq.
Unknown if any of the explosions were paid and setup by US government and British government special black budget secret cell operations.
Danish scientist Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 on nano-thermite in the WTC dust.

911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

2,606 people lost their lives in the World Trade Center buildings on September 11, 2001.

125 people lost their lives at the Pentagon on 9/11.

246 people lost their lives on the four planes on 9/11.

Image: Danish TV2
Danish scientist Niels Harrit on nano-thermite in the WTC dust.

Niels Harrit, you and eight other researchers conclude in this article that it was nano-thermite that caused these buildings to collapse.

We have discovered distinctive red/gray chips in all the samples we have studied of the dust produced by the destruction of the World Trade Center.

One sample was collected by a Manhattan resident about ten minutes after the collapse of the second WTC Tower, two the next day, and a fourth about a week later.

The properties of these chips were analyzed using optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray energy dispersive spectroscopy (XEDS), and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).

The red portion of these chips is found to be an unreacted thermitic material and highly energetic.

The carbon content of the red material indicates that an organic substance is present.

This would be expected for super-thermite formulations in order to produce high gas pressures upon ignition and thus make them explosive.

Photo: agenda911.dk
Danish scientist Niels Harrit on nano-thermite in the WTC dust
Transcript of interview with Niels Harrit on Danish TV2 News 6th April 2009.
Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe
Danish TV2   International researchers have found traces of explosives among the World Trade Center rubble.
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Explosives in World Trade Center - international researchers have found traces of explosives.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Nano-thermite contains more energy than dynamite and can be used as rocket fuel.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

So you found nano-thermite in the World Trade Center buildings, why do you think it caused the collapses?

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
A new scientific article concludes that impacts from the two hijacked aircraft did not cause the collapses in 2001.
We turn our attention to 9/11 — the major attack in New York.
Apparently the two airplane-impacts did not cause the towers to collapse, according to a newly published scientific article.
Researchers found nano-thermite explosive in the rubble, that cannot have come from the planes.
They believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.
Niels Harrit, you and eight other researchers conclude in this article, that it was nano-thermite that caused these buildings to collapse. What is nano-thermite?
Niels Harrit   We found nano-thermite in the rubble.
We are not saying only nano-thermite was used.
Thermite itself dates back to 1893.
It is a mixture of aluminum and rust-powder, which react to create intense heat.
The reaction produces iron, heated to 2500 °C.
This can be used to do welding.   It can also be used to melt other iron.
Nanotechnology makes things smaller.   So in nano-thermite, this powder from 1893 is reduced to tiny particles, perfectly mixed.
When these react, the intense heat develops much more quickly.
Nano-thermite can be mixed with additives to give off intense heat, or serve as a very effective explosive.
It contains more energy than dynamite, and can be used as rocket fuel.
Danish TV2   I Googled nano-thermite, and not much has been written about it.   Is it a widely known scientific substance?   Or is it so new that other scientists are hardly aware of it?
Niels Harrit   It is a collective name for substances with high levels of energy.
If civilian researchers (like myself) are not familiar with it, it is probably because they do not do much work with explosives.
As for military scientists, you would have to ask them.
I do not know how familiar they are with nanotechnology.
Danish TV2   So you found this substance in the WTC, why do you think it caused the collapses?
Niels Harrit   Well, it's an explosive.   Why else would it be there?
Danish TV2   You believe the intense heat melted the building?s steel support structure, and caused the building to collapse like a house of cards?
Niels Harrit   I cannot say precisely, as this substance can serve both purposes.
It can explode and break things apart, and it can melt things.
Both effects were probably used, as I see it.
Molten metal pours out of the South Tower several minutes before the collapse.
This indicates the whole structure was being weakened in advance.
Then the regular explosives come into play.
The actual collapse sequence had to be perfectly timed, all the way down.
Danish TV2   What quantities are we talking about?
Niels Harrit   A lot.   There were only two planes, but three skyscrapers collapsed.
We know roughly how much dust was created.
The pictures show huge quantities, everything but the steel was pulverised.
And we know roughly how much unreacted thermite we have found.
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Nano Thermite can explode and break things apart and it can melt things.

Explosives in World Trade Center - international researchers have found traces of explosives.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Both effects were probably used by the use of Nano Thermite as I see it.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

The use of nano thermite indicates the whole structure was being weakened in advance.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

Image: Danish TV2
This is the “loaded gun”, material that did not ignite for some reason.
We are talking about tonnes.   Over 10 tonnes, possibly 100 tonnes.
Danish TV2   Ten tonnes, possibly 100 tonnes, in three buildings?   And these substances are not normally found in such buildings?
Niels Harrit   No.   These materials are extremely advanced.
Danish TV2   How do you place such material in a skyscraper, on all the floors?
Niels Harrit   How you would get it in?
Danish TV2   Yes.
Niels Harrit   If I had to transport it in those quantities I would use pallets.   Get a truck and move it in on pallets.
Danish TV2   Why hasn't this been discovered earlier?
Niels Harrit   By whom?
Danish TV2   The caretakers, for example.     If you are moving 10 to 100 tonnes of nano-thermite around, and placing it on all the floors.     I am just surprised no-one noticed.
Niels Harrit   As a journalist, you should address that question to the company responsible for security at the WTC.
Danish TV2   So you are in no doubt the material was present?
Niels Harrit   You cannot fudge this kind of science.
We have found it.   Unreacted thermite.
Danish TV2   What responses has your article received around the world?
Niels Harrit   It is completely new knowledge for me.
It was only published last Friday.   So it is too early to say.
But the article may not be as groundbreaking as you think.
Hundreds of thousands of people around the world, have long known that the three buildings were demolished.
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Once the nano thermite was used then the regular explosives come into play.

Explosives in World Trade Center - international researchers have found traces of explosives.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

The actual collapse sequence had to be perfectly times, all the way down.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

And we know roughly how much unreacted thermite we have found.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

No.  These nano thermite materials are extremely advanced.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Nano thermite in the buildings - almost ten years have passed.

Nano-thermite contains more energy than dynamite and can be used as rocket fuel.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

So you found nano-thermite in the World Trade Center buildings, why do you think it caused the collapses?

It was by chance that someone discovered nano thermite two years ago.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
This has been crystal clear.
Our research is just the last nail in the coffin.
This is not the 'smoking gun', it is the 'loaded gun'.
Each day, thousands of people realise that the WTC was demolished.
That is something unstoppable.
Danish TV2   Why has no-one discovered earlier that there was nano-thermite in the buildings?   Almost ten years have passed.
Niels Harrit   You mean in the dust?
Danish TV2   Yes.
Niels Harrit   It was by chance that someone looked at the dust with a microscope.
They are tiny red chips.
The biggest are 1 mm in size, and can be seen with the naked eye.
But you need a microscope to see the vast majority.
It was by chance that someone discovered them two years ago.
Danish TV2   It has taken 18 months to prepare the scientific article you refer to.
Niels Harrit   It is a very comprehensive article based on thorough research.
Danish TV2   You have been working on this for several years, because it didn't make sense to you.
Niels Harrit   Yes, over two years actually.
It all started when I saw the collapse of Building 7, the third skyscraper.
It collapsed seven hours after the twin towers.
And there were only two airplanes.
When you see a 47-storey building, 186m tall, collapse in 6.5 seconds, and you are a scientist, you think “what?”.
I had to watch it again… and again.
I hit the button 10 times, and my jaw dropped lower and lower.
Firstly, I had never heard of that building before.
And there was no visible reason why it should collapse in that way, straight down, in 6.5 seconds.
I have had no rest since that day.
Danish TV2   Ever since 9/11 there has been speculation, and conspiracy theories.   What do you say to viewers who hear about your research and say, “we?ve heard it all before, there are lots of conspiracy theories”.   What would you say to convince them that this is different?
Niels Harrit   I think there is only one conspiracy theory worth mentioning, the one involving 19 hijackers.
I think viewers should ask themselves what evidence they have seen to support the official conspiracy theory.
If anyone has seen evidence, I would like to hear about it
No-one has been formally charged.   No-one is 'wanted'.
Our work should lead to demands for a proper criminal investigation of the 9/11 terrorist attack.
Because it never happened.   We are still waiting for it.
We hope our results will be used as technical evidence when that day comes.
Danish TV2   Niels Harrit, fascinating, thanks for coming in.
Niels Harrit   My pleasure
ITALIAN SAYS 9-11 SOLVED
It’s common knowledge, he reveals
CIA — Mossad behind terror attacks
By the Staff of American Free Press
Former Italian President Francesco Cossiga, who revealed the existence of Operation Gladio, has told Italy’s oldest and most widely read newspaper that the 9-11 terrorist attacks were run by the CIA and Mossad, and that this was common knowledge among global intelligence agencies.
In what translates awkwardly into English, Cossiga told the newspaper Corriere della Sera:
“All the [intelligence services] of America and Europe… know well that the disastrous attack has been planned and realized from the Mossad, with the aid of the Zionist world in order to put under accusation the Arabic countries and in order to induce the western powers to take part … in Iraq [and] Afghanistan.”
Cossiga was elected president of the Italian Senate in July 1983 before winning a landslide election to become president of the country in 1985, and he remained until 1992.
Cossiga’s tendency to be outspoken upset the Italian political establishment, and he was forced to resign after revealing the existence of, and his part in setting up, Operation Gladio.
This was a rogue intelligence network under NATO auspices that carried out bombings across Europe in the 1960s, 1970s and ’80s.
Gladio’s specialty was to carry out what they termed 'false flag' operations — terror attacks that were blamed on their domestic and geopolitical opposition.
In March 2001, Gladio agent Vincenzo Vinciguerra stated, in sworn testimony:
“You had to attack civilians, the people, women, children, innocent people, unknown people far removed from any political game.
The reason was quite simple: to force … the public to turn to the state to ask for greater security.”
Cossiga first expressed his doubts about 9-11 in 2001, and is quoted by 9-11 researcher Webster Tarpley saying:
“The mastermind of the attack must have been a sophisticated mind, provided with ample means not only to recruit fanatic kamikazes, but also highly specialized personnel.
I add one thing: it could not be accomplished without infiltrations in the radar and flight security personnel.”
Coming from a widely respected former head of state, Cossiga’s assertion that the 9-11 attacks were an inside job and that this is common knowledge among global intelligence agencies is illuminating.
It is one more eye-opening confirmation that has not been mentioned by America’s propaganda machine in print or on TV.
Nevertheless, because of his experience and status in the world, Cossiga cannot be discounted as a crackpot.
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We have discovered distinctive red/gray chips in all the samples we have studied of the dust produced by the destruction of the World Trade Center.

One sample was collected by a Manhattan resident about ten minutes after the collapse of the second WTC Tower, two the next day, and a fourth about a week later.

The properties of these chips were analyzed using optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray energy dispersive spectroscopy (XEDS), and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).

The red portion of these chips is found to be an unreacted thermitic material and highly energetic.

The carbon content of the red material indicates that an organic substance is present.

This would be expected for super-thermite formulations in order to produce high gas pressures upon ignition and thus make them explosive.

Photo: Bentham-Open.org
Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe
Photo: Bentham-Open.org
Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe
We have discovered distinctive red/gray chips in all the samples we have studied of the dust produced by the destruction of the World Trade Center.
One sample was collected by a Manhattan resident about ten minutes after the collapse of the second WTC Tower, two the next day, and a fourth about a week later.
The properties of these chips were analyzed using optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray energy dispersive spectroscopy (XEDS), and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).
The red portion of these chips is found to be an unreacted thermitic material and highly energetic.
The carbon content of the red material indicates that an organic substance is present.
This would be expected for super-thermite formulations in order to produce high gas pressures upon ignition and thus make them explosive.
The aim of TheWE.cc is to make us all aware that the most murderous violence and terror by far, committed by anyone, is done by The West
Violence and terror is the footprint and modus operandi of Western Government and the shadow power that operates from behind these 'elected officials'
This film helps us to focus on that reality
Indonesia's 9/11 — Exposing US government operations in the Bali Bombing
Kewe
Questioning War, Organizing Resistance
- Carol Brouillet
Glen Clancy, from Victoria, Australia, created "Fool Me Twice" described as 'A documentary about the Australian government's lies about the East Timor massacres, the cover-up of the Bali Bombings and subsequent anti-terror laws.'
The 25 year old, Clancy is Australia's Dylan Avery (of Loose Change fame).
The work was originally created to be viewed online, but Clancy is working on improving the resolution for larger screen and theatrical viewing.
Glen wrote on December 4, 2008
To all,
After discovering 911 was an inside job, through such movies as Loose Change, Terrorstorm and Zeitgeist, I decided to investigate the Bali bombings. The evidence was overwhelming. There had been a cover-up.
As shocking as the truth may be, please keep an open mind while viewing this documentary. FOOL ME TWICE is 100% sourced. Please see reference list below. I tried to produce a documentary as true to the genre as possible, limiting opinion and simply documenting the facts.
I believe that 911 Truth is one of the most important movements of our time and exposing the cover-up of the 2002 Bali bombings can help destroy the "911/War on terror/Al-CIAda" myth.
Please help spread this information.
Kind regards,
Glen
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Firefighters for 9/11 Truth
Erik Lawyer:
I, like most Americans, remember exactly where I was when I saw the attacks and had the overwhelming urge to take action.
I was shocked, outraged, scared and confused.
I called my Battalion Chief and asked if Seattle would be sending any teams to help.
I was a member of the MMST, and figured we would be needed and I wanted to know where to report.
Due to the nature of the incident we were not called up, and instead USAR teams, including Seattle's, were sent.
I first visited Ground Zero in October of 2001 with several firefighters from Seattle.
We went to pay our respect and show support.
We raised money for our brother firehouses and attended the funerals of our fallen Brothers.
I was deeply moved and humbled by the community support, the sheer enormity of the tragedy along with the courage and compassion of the FDNY "Brotherhood."
I vividly remember the anger, the intense desire for vengeance,the feelings of helplessness
Even though I listened to their stories for days, I cannot even begin to imagine the pain and tragedy they suffered on that day and the years to come.
I vividly remember the anger I felt, the intense desire for vengeance, and the feelings of helplessness.
I was relieved when the government identified the terrorists and satisfied that we were going to have a swift deliverance of "justice."
I've been a conservative my entire life; a registered Republican since I could vote.
I am a self proclaimed Patriot with George Washington as one of my all time heroes.
So when conspiracy theories quickly surfaced, and "Liberals" cried foul on the erosion of civil liberties, I chalked it up to their political beliefs and bitterness towards the Republican President.
I read many debunking articles — including Popular Mechanics — and watched many debunking videos including, Farenhype 9/11.
I was convinced that these "Liberals" were misinformed and were grasping at straws to discredit the "official" story.
Don't confuse me with the facts, I have my mind made up!
Like most people with strong opinions, instead of looking at all the facts, I was specifically looking for anything that supported my own beliefs.
As soon as I discovered any inaccuracy in a conspiracy claim, I wrote it off.
My father, a big city cop and Korean War veteran, loved to say, "don't confuse me with the facts, I have my mind made up!"
Well, I had my mind made up.
I told conspiracy theorists like my own Truck Officer, Lt. Earl Emerson, that they were insane if they thought anyone other than the terrorists did this.
Bin Laden confession tapes — how much clearer did they need it
Heck, we have ID cards, security camera videos, Bin Laden confession tapes — how much clearer did they need it?
The years went on and I was satisfied in my beliefs.
I even believed these "Wackos" that doubted the "official" story were distracting our country from focusing on the real threat of terrorism...
Fast forward to March of 2008.
A great friend of mine with a Business degree from West Point, as conservative and non-conspiratorial as they get, came over one night to talk about what he saw happening in the economy.
Began researching such things as economies, who is in control of currencies
He provided some disconcerting evidence that we as a nation are at risk of entering into another depression; he pointed out historical parallels where other countries, such as Germany, suffered economic collapse.
THAT was my eye opener.
I became obsessed researching things such as economies, who is in control of currencies, what causes depressions, who profits during war, etc.
So many things kept pointing to 9/11.
Another one of my dad's favorite quotes was, "believe half of what you see and none of what you hear."
So, I looked at both sides and quickly noticed a pattern.
On one side, the general media ignores some of the most compelling evidence that contradicts the "official" story...
When I voiced my new opinion and concerns most of my friends listened.
Shocked that a staunch Conservative could have such a major shift
I think because they were shocked that a staunch Conservative could have such a major shift, or because they thought I had lost my mind and wanted to diagnose the cause.
Curiously, some became angry at my new questions and actually thought I was supporting Terrorists with my concerns.
Being a part of that same mindset myself only a few weeks ago, and then having a major shift in consciousness, really shook me to the core.
What has happened to our collective consciousness that we believe anyone who doubts the "official" story or what the government tells us is an enemy?
What has happened to us — are we not founded on Freedom of Speech and taught to check our Government?
Anyone who asks for the Truth is labeled a "Wacko" or "Terrorist Sympathizer?"
What has happened to us?
Are we not founded on Freedom of Speech and taught to check our Government?...
To be honest, I was asleep at the wheel, and relied on what I was being told by mainstream media.
The same media whose parent corporations, are some of the largest suppliers of weapons in this war.
Before this "awakening" I had no idea the extent of our civil liberties that had been eroded in the name of Terrorism.
I had never really wrapped my brain around what legalized torture means.
I had always claimed America was noble.
Just look at how we treated POW's during WWII and Vietnam compared to our enemies.
[Ever check out the real story of John McCain as a POW, keep investigating! — TheWE.cc]
That separated us.
We were setting the example of Human Rights to the rest of the world.
[Check out the real facts of US instigations in Central and South America! — TheWE.cc]
Sure, you'll always have individuals that will take things too far, but Government sponsored torture?
[Let's mention CIA activity across the planet since its inception, including inside the US, and other black budget US government special operations agencies! — TheWE.cc]
What has happened to our country?
What kind of example are we setting for our children, and the world?
You would be interested to learn how many of our own rights have been stripped away recently.
Look up the Military Commissions Act of 2006, John Warner Defense Authorization Act, Homegrown Terrorism Act, Presidential Directive 51.
Amazing the rights we have all lost
It is amazing the rights we have all lost in the past couple of years and very little is covered by the U.S. media.
After discovering this, I applied the "common sense" test that my Grandfather always said wasn't so common.
Why would a government so aggressively suppress truth and blatantly destroy evidence if there was nothing to hide?
Why has every testimony from sworn government and military officials that points to "prior knowledge" been stricken from the 9/11 Commission Report?
How did paper business cards, cloth bandanas, and plastic ID's that implicate the terrorists survive so neatly through jet fueled fireballs hot enough to destroy titanium and steel?
I've seen bodies burned beyond recognition, yet I have never found one that was wearing unburned clothing.
These questions alone are enough to make me risk everything for a real investigation and accounting...
When I truly realized the enormity of the effect 9/11 has had on our Rights, our Economy, our Beliefs, our Fears, our Intolerances and our Government — I felt fear, then anger, then the need to take action.
Bill Chickering said it best:
"Anger is a very appropriate and necessary response to an injustice.
"But stand back now; the truth, clearly spoken, is always your best weapon.
"Calmly spoken, it can burn a hole through the hardest heart."
When I realized the extent of the force and attitudes working to silence those who peacefully ask questions, demand answers, and seek truth, it became clear to me that our Country is in serious trouble and I must now stand alongside those Patriots who seek Truth and Constitutional Restoration.
Richard Gage, AIA is the founding member of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth ae911Truth.org.
He has been a practicing Architect for 20 years and has worked on most types of building construction including numerous fire-proofed steel-framed buildings.
He is employed with a San Francisco Bay Area architecture firm and has most recently performed Construction Administration services for a new $120M High School campus including a $10M steel-framed Gymnasium.
Currently he is working on the Design Development for a very large mixed use urban project with 1.2M sq.ft. of retail and 320K sq.ft. of mid-rise office space — altogether about 1,200 tons of steel framing.
He has been one of the most tireless speakers on the issue of 9/11 truth, and more specifically on challenging the official narrative of the disintegration of the 3 major skyscrapers in the World Trade Center complex that took place on September 11th.
He has been lecturing widely across the US and in Canada.
Those who see his presentation rarely walk away still thinking that fires alone could have brought down the buildings.
When NIST came out with a report recently that fires were responsible for the destruction of WTC7, Richard and Architects and Engineers were quick to challenge that report.
See NY Times quotes Richard Gage on WTC7 "collapse"
Aside from the NYT's reporter and a media request from Bulgaria, the press has tried to ignore the serious criticisms that Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth has raised about their reports.
Richard Gage gives an insightful interview on major points that scientifically do not agree with the official story of 9/11.
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911 Operation Gladio — Syria chemical attack — Al-Qaeda lead up to Twin Towers falling — US government fabricated stories
Operation Gladio false flag terrorism over decades to raise US government power
You had to attack civilians — the people women children far removed from any political game — this would allow authorities to bring in a state of emergency
Innumerable regular meetings between US and Al-Qaeda in lead-up to 2001
     False Flag terrorism is being used to move people 'like sheep'       
     NATO Secret Armies     
      US fabrications of Syria government chemical attack — 9/11      
911 Controlled Demolition - Seeking Understanding - Coming to Terms - Psychologists and therapists speak out.

Most of us who have lived with the events of 911 have as a result experienced some kind of trauma over the destruction of the World Trade Center buildings.

In fact someone told me recently, 'I wouldn't believe what you are telling me about 911 even if it were true.'

2,606 people lost their lives in the World Trade Center buildings on September 11, 2001.

125 people lost their lives at the Pentagon on 9/11.

246 people lost their lives on the four planes on 9/11.

Image: ae911truth.org
In fact someone told me recently, 'I wouldn't believe what you are telling me even if it were true.'
PDF and now EPub versions for small tablets and Kindle, Nook and varied e-readers
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9/11
By all accounts, the unprecedented events of September 11th, 2001 changed the way our country functions, and in turn, the world.
It is therefore critical that conscientious Americans, as well as people around the globe, understand these events in detail.
Unfortunately the official reports, including The 9/11 Commission Report and the NIST WTC Report, written by those working under the direction of the Bush Administration, have been proven to be elaborate cover-ups.
Film: 9/11 Revisited
September 11th Revisited is perhaps the most riveting film ever made about the destruction of the World Trade Center.
This is a powerful documentary which features eyewitness accounts and archived news footage that was shot on September 11, 2001 but never replayed on television.
Featuring interviews with eyewitnesses & firefighters, along with expert analysis by Professor Steven E. Jones, Professor David Ray Griffin, MIT Engineer Jeffrey King, and Professor James H. Fetzer.
This film provides stunning evidence that explosives were used in the complete demolition of the WTC Twin Towers and WTC Building 7.
For Film: 9/11 Revisited
— Click Here
Film: 9/11 Press for Truth
An excellent documentary about the families of the victims of 9/11 and their fight to uncover and expose the truth about what happened that day.
For Film: 9/11 Press for Truth
— Click Here
Film: 9/11 Mysteries
90 minutes of pure demolition evidence and analysis, laced with staggering witness testimonials.
Moving from "the myth" through "the analysis" and into "the players," careful deconstruction of the official story set right alongside clean, clear science.
The 9/11 picture is not one of politics or nationalism or loyalty, but one of strict and simple physics. How do you get a 10-second 110-story pancake collapse?
'Oh!   You don't believe the 9-11 official version,' they say.
'You mean where they want you to accept the buildings were not blown up from below.
'Plane fuel!   Substance never burns higher then a gas stove!   That it caused the inner core steel to melt!
'Steel melting!
'Concrete vaporizing!
' 'No!   I don't believe that conspiracy theory.
'Cheney!   Bush!   Rudy Giuliani!   HA!  HA!
'Tower 7 that never had a plane hit — just came tumbling down!
'You believe that, eh!
'Ever think it had to be blown up because the plane scheduled to fly into it was off getting shot down.
'Thermite in Tower 7's walls, you see — incriminating evidence — impossible to get out without people watching!
Had to be blown up!
'Next you'll be saying Obama is not a Wall Street Illuminati banker stooge?
'Take your pick:   The partner in a comedy team who feeds lines to the other comedians.
'Him who allows himself to be used.
'Oh!   I can't really blame you,   Television it turns minds to pulp.
'Turn off the television.   It's the only way.'
'Turn off the television?'
'Get rid of it really.   I mean what else is there to do!'
'Get rid of the television?'
'Don't forget all radio garbage is propaganda, even the songs.
'Then those five minute propaganda hits they send you every hour!
'The ones they refer to as News
'Get rid of all the propaganda from your brain, the only way to do it.'
'Stop being hooked on those Hollywood movies — even those that make you think they are making you think'
'All paid performers to make your brain dead.
'You turn the brainwashing off, you'll begin to become yourself.
'It really is the only way!'
'Oh!'
Kewe — TheWE.cc
War on Democracy.

Since 1945 the United States government US U.S. has attempted to overthrow 50 governments.
Poor Barrios - Urban areas in Spanish-speaking country

War on Democracy.

Since 1945 the United States government US U.S. has attempted to overthrow 50 governments.
War on Democracy.

Since 1945 the United States government US U.S. has attempted to overthrow 50 governments.
Humankind as we know it at the 'End Point'

Don't forget:

Behind it all is the desire for depopulation — by those rich enough to have their islands for temporary residence while depopulation takes place.

Doesn't matter if it is killing in the fight for food when the trucks no longer arrive at your local supermarket.

Doesn't matter if it is tribe against tribe.

Or thermobaric bombs — environmentally friendly compared to nuclear.   Bombs that send ultra-sonic shock waves and searing fireballs to destroy everything in their dropping wake.

Or those special bombs that do not destroy the infrastructure — kill only you and those you love.

You are in the way, folks!

There are too many of you!

This is the plan.

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Humankind as we know it at the 'End Point'
Don't forget:
Behind it all is the desire for depopulation — by those rich enough to have their islands for temporary residence while depopulation takes place.
Doesn't matter if it is killing in the fight for food when the trucks no longer arrive at your local supermarket.
Doesn't matter if it is tribe against tribe.
Or thermobaric bombs — environmentally friendly compared to nuclear.   Bombs that send ultra-sonic shock waves and searing fireballs to destroy everything in their dropping wake.
Or those special bombs that do not destroy the infrastructure — kill only you and those you love.
You are in the way, folks!
There are too many of you!
This is the plan.
Kewe
US destroyed Fallujah as it tries to destroy the rest of Iraq
Published on Monday, July 4, 2005 by CommonDreams.org
by Sheldon Drobny
Justice O'Connor's decision in Bush v. Gore led to the current Bush administration's execution of war crimes and atrocities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other places in the Middle East that are as egregious as those committed by the Third Reich and other evil governments in human history.
The lesson is clear.
Those people who may be honorable and distinguished in their chosen profession should always make decisions based upon good rather than evil no matter where their nominal allegiances may rest.
Justice O'Connor was quoted to have said something to the affect that she abhorred the thought of Bush losing the 2000 election to Gore.
She was known to have wanted to retire after the 2000 election for same reason she is now retiring.
She wanted to spend more time with her sick husband.
Unfortunately, she tarnished her distinguished career with the deciding vote in Bush v. Gore by going along with the partisan majority of the Court to interfere with a democratic election that she and the majority feared would be lost in an honest recount.
She dishonored herself and the Supreme Court by succumbing to party allegiances and not The Constitution to which she swore to uphold.
And the constitutional argument she and the majority used to justify their decision was the Equal Protection Clause.
The Equal Protection Clause was the ultimate basis for the decision, but the majority essentially admitted (what was obvious in any event) that it was not basing its conclusion on any general view of what equal protection requires.
The decision in Bush v Gore was not dictated by the law in any sense—either the law found through research, or the law as reflected in the kind of intuitive sense that comes from immersion in the legal culture.
The Equal Protection clause is generally used in matters concerning civil rights.
The majority ignored their basic conservative views supporting federalism and states' rights in order to justify their decision.
History will haunt these justices down for their utter lack of justice and the hypocrisy associated with this decision.
Sheldon Drobny is Co-founder of Air America Radio.
Unspeakable grief and horror
                        ...and the circus of deception continues...
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Circus of Torture   2003 — now
He says, "You are quite mad, Kewe"
And of course I am.
Why, I don't believe any of it — not the bloody body, not the bloody mind, not even the bloody Universe, or is it bloody multiverse.
"It's all illusion," I say.   "Don't you know, my lad, my lassie.   The game!   The game, me girl, me boy!   Takes on interest, don't you know.   T'is me sport, till doest find a better!"
Pssssst — but all this stuff is happening down here
Let's change it!
Mother her two babies killed by US
More than Fifteen million
US dollars given by US taxpayers to Israel each day for their military use
4 billion US dollars per year
Nanci Pelosi — U.S. House Democratic leader — Congresswoman California, 8th District
Speaking at the AIPAC agenda   May 26, 2005
There are those who contend that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is all about Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.   This is absolute nonsense.
In truth, the history of the conflict is not over occupation, and never has been:  it is over the fundamental right of Israel to exist.
The greatest threat to Israel's right to exist, with the prospect of devastating violence, now comes from Iran.
For too long, leaders of both political parties in the United States have not done nearly enough to confront the Russians and the Chinese, who have supplied Iran as it has plowed ahead with its nuclear and missile technology....
In the words of Isaiah, we will make ourselves to Israel 'as hiding places from the winds and shelters from the tempests; as rivers of water in dry places; as shadows of a great rock in a weary land.'
Pelosi
 
 
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