patriotismbydegree

If the power elites didn’t need the consent of the public to rule, they wouldn’t have to lie constantly about their reasons for war. What if its 1984 and you don't know it because you haven't recognized who big brother is yet.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

 it mystifies me, in a few minor ways, why israel owns america;

AICE is American Israel Cooperative Enterprise, and by their own admission, the total funds provided to Israel by U.S. taxpayers as recently as 2017 equals $129 billion!  The population of Israel is 8.5 million.  Divide $129 billion dollars by 8.5 million, and you get $15,176 and change per man woman and child in Israel.  Let’s assume that the average family is only 3 people.  That means the average family is getting $45,528 each, and that doesn’t include our U.S. Military involvement in the Mideast which has run trillions of dollars.
Do you think the average American family could use an extra $45,528 a year in assistance?  How corrupt is foreign aid?  This  is like giving the state of Virginia’s  families $45,528 a year.  How corrupt is Israel for crying the blues over all of this Palestinian agitation.  Israel is corrupt because they use a lot of this money to buy our politicians to give them more money and provide U.S. military action in the Middleast.  We’re being taken for a ride!  Netanyahu is not only the head of Israel, he is the head of a criminal organization of thugs known as the Jewish Mafia which has got the greatest extortion racket in the history of the world

https://touchstoneconnect.com/2018/06/22/why-is-israel-so-prosperous/

 

THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT

 Ron Paul

The U.S. military budget dwarfs every other country on the planet combined.
Do you know how much the Pentagon spent between 1998 and 2015 that is “unaccounted for”?
TWENTY-ONE TRILLION DOLLARS
$21,000,000,000,000

Where did it go?

No one knows…it’s “unaccounted for”.
The role of government must SERIOUSLY be reconsidered in America.
Without being technically at war with anyone in particular, the U.S. is dropping a bomb somewhere in the world every 12 minutes, around the clock.
The U.S. has 1,000 military bases scattered across the planet.
Congress, not only doesn’t declare war, as they’re required to by the U.S. Constitution, but they’re surprised to find out that American troops are peppered throughout Africa too.
The role of government must SERIOUSLY be reconsidered in America.
Peace … Non-intervention in the affairs of foreign nations … Free Trade … Travel.
These principles have long been gone.
It’s time to revive them.

 https://www.theburningplatform.com/2018/06/22/the-role-of-government/#more-178588
don't cry for any of because we're the strongest on the earth, we tell ourselves and kunstler does his level best to explain some of our madness.

 The latest artificial hysteria cranked up by the Offendedness Cartel — re: detention of juvenile illegal immigrants — is the most nakedly sentimental appeal yet by the party out-of-power, a.k.a. “the Resistance.” I have a solution: instead of holding these children in some sort of jail-like facility until their identity can be sorted out, just give each one of them an honorary masters degree in Diversity Studies from Harvard and let them, for God’s sake, go free in the world’s greatest job market. Before you know it, we’ll have the next generation of Diversity and Inclusion deans, and America will be safe from racism, sexism, and Hispanophobia.

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2018/06/james-howard-kunstler/dont-cry-for-me-rachel-maddow/

Friday, June 22, 2018

pcr is always spot on;

Let us begin with the family separation issue. The separation of children from immigrant/refugee/asylum parents has caused such public outcry that President Trump has backed off his policy and signed an executive order terminating family separation.
The horror of children locked up in warehouses operated by private businesses making a profit off of US taxpayers, while parents are prosecuted for illegal entry, woke even self-satisfied “exceptional and indispensable” Americans out of their stupor. It is a mystery that the Trump regime chose to discredit its border enforcement policy by separating families. Perhaps the policy was intended to deter illegal immigration by sending the message that if you come to America your children will be taken from you.
The question is: How is it that Americans can see and reject the inhumane border control policy and not see the inhumanity of family destruction that has been the over-riding result of Washington’s destruction in whole or part of seven or eight countries in the 21st century?


https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/06/21/entire-western-world-lives-cognitive-dissonance/

Thursday, June 21, 2018



Scary Russians coming to take away our way of life, eh?

Try to get establishment loyalists to explain exactly why we’re all meant to be terrified of this “Russian propaganda” thing they keep carrying on about. What is the threat, specifically? That it makes the public less willing to go to war with Russia and its allies? That it makes us less trusting of lying, torturing, and coup-staging intelligence agencies? It makes us lose trust in our institutions,” is the most common reply.
We should be skeptical of claims made by governments, intelligence agencies and mass media. How specifically is that skepticism dangerous? When you try to get to the foundation of the argument being made and demand specific details about the specific threats we’re meant to be worried about, there aren’t any to be found. Nowhere do I see what is so dangerous about ‘consumers’ being exposed to the Russian side of international debates, or of Russians giving a platform to one or both sides of an American domestic debate. Even if every single one of the allegations about Russian bots and disinformation are true, where’s the actual clear and present danger? No one can say.
Mainstream media outlets have been going out of their minds churning out attack editorials on anyone who questions the ‘official story’. All day, every day, western mass media are pummeling the public with stories about how awful and scary Russians are and how everything they say is a lie. This is because western mass media outlets are owned by tycoons who have built their empires upon a status quo that they have a vested interest in preserving, often to the point where they will form alliances with defense and intelligence agencies to do so. They hire executives and editors who subscribe to a pro-establishment worldview, who in turn hire journalists who subscribe to a pro-establishment worldview, and in that way they ensure that all their media outlets are advancing their agendas. We’re being propagandized constantly by the people who really rule us.
All this panic about Russian propaganda doesn’t exist because our dear leaders have a problem with propaganda, it exists because they believe only they should be allowed to propagandize us. Using mass media to manipulate the ways we think and vote, our true rulers can persuade us to consent to crushing austerity measures and political impotence while the oligarchs grow richer and medicine money is spent on bombs. When we should all be revolting against an oppressive Orwellian oligarchy, we’re instead lulled to sleep by those same oligarchs and their hired talking heads lying to us about freedom and democracy.
this seems to be the contract we're required to sign upon entry into 'society'
i can't vouch for what i see though experience says there must be truth herein.
show me when you've found government to be honest and truthful.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH942Ksrw28&feature=youtu.be