It must have been the innocence and misplaced ideals of my youth slipping through into my 2007 stream of consciousness that have made me make my anti-war Iraqi pronouncements. I forgot to face reality. This world is, and will continue to be, a very nasty, and dangerous place,
Last evening, while cleaning out the files of one of my ancient laptops, I heard the familiar tones of a Slavic dialect coming out of the television. I try to avoid TV, but tonight my wife had been watching, and it was on some satellite special.
What I heard caught my rapt attention. It took only an instant, and my eyes were glued to the tube, as they say. A man’s voice — in a thick Slavic accent; “Ahh — the girls, they are so beautiful — sexy no? We are training them of dancing in Japanese clubs. They will make over $4000 in a month — a fortune — is that not so?
The screen pans to beautiful young Romanian girls. Doing the physical bumps and grinds that are the common denominator of bars the world over. A girl, not a week out of her 16th birthday says, “Oh yes, I will make much money. And I come home and open a shop — no?
As I tried to re-concentrate, an old crone comes on, and while denouncing the brutal life she has had to face since the fall of the Soviet Empire, says, “We are paying the price for freedom.”
It took me an instant to refocus, and then I knew what this old lady was trying to express. This continuing Middle Eastern nightmare has nothing to do with democracy or freedom, and everything to do with power and influence.
So now, I understand the U.S. Government, in its bumbling and disorganized manner, is only doing what it has to do. (Covertly or overtly) to keep our old American crones from having to sell in the bazaars, and to keep our young daughters from having to learn exotic dance, so to be better prepared for the “floating world” of the Roppongi.
If there weren’t a devil, we would have invented him.
Posted in American Dream, Crime & Punishment, Culture, Current Events, Economy, Human Rights, Political Thought, Politics, propaganda, US Culture, values, War / Conflict, Youth
The vilification of Putin does not advance the interest of anyone but the bankers and oilmen who have (had) their greedy eyes on Ukrainian resources. Also the advancement of NATO into the Russian sphere of influence was a clear and certain provocation. Were the situation reversed, any other nation (including the US) would have done the same as President Putin. As an American, I applaud Putin in his decisive action.
Also, Americans seem to have forgotten – the NYC 9 / 11 murders were not perpetrated by Russia – it was done by plane loads of Saudis. And the Beslan Ossetia child murders (100’s) were done by Islamic Chechen zealots, not George Bush.
The United States in hated worldwide – we don’t need more enemies. Russia is and can continue to be a valuable ally in the struggle against the murderous Muslim hordes. They are common enemies to Russia and the United States. So render unto Russia what is Russia’s and to America that which is in America’s geopolitical arena.
To do otherwise is folly.
Posted in Current Events, Embassies, History, Human Rights, Obama, Political Influence, Political Thought, Politics, propaganda, Ukraine, Uncategorized, US Diplomacy, War / Conflict
Tagged EU, IMF, NATO, Nazis, oil, Putin, Russia, World Bank, Zionism
This film is offered to all Americans who doubt the nation’s future and to the core values that are truly the “American Experience” Please watch – you’ll be so glad you did.
Sorry / To be re-posted as I receive the documentary from other sources.
Posted in American Dream, Culture, Education, History, Political Thought, Truth, US Culture, values, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Yale University, Yale University
Tagged American Experience
Conspicuously absent from many of the discussions and symposiums on nuclear power is the other side of the pancake; earth resources demand. For the sake of argument let us assume we have the methods (although pie in the sky) at this point in time, let’s say we have breeder reactors; Thorium plants; and the endless supply power from nuclear fusion. Yes, let’s pretend we have this genie in a jar and in fact have perpetual motion. The source of boundless electricity is here.
While the nuclear industries tout their unrealized dreams of “Atoms for Peace” the world population increases at a exponential rate undreamed of a 100 years ago. We are now at over 7 billion souls to feed, house, educate, and civilize. In this brave new world, much like the silly renditions of the future in the 40’s and 50’s editions of Popular Science, these “visionaries” see a world where everybody has a Toyota, a computer, a 3D TV, a single family home, and a tertiary education – Oh, and I almost forgot, food. This entire cornucopia is to be brought to you by “Freddy Kilowatt” and his carpetbag full of friendly split atoms.
The point is: the planet simply does not have the physical materials and resources to support the bio load of a human population that is projected to grow by 60% by the century’s end. So, even with a bottomless pit of electrical power, the biosphere simply cannot support the coming resource demands of such a population load. This blue orb we inhabit has a finite amount of wealth to give us – and with full knowledge of mankind’s unique inclination to covet and steal other’s wealth (war) we know the real problem is located between man’s ears, not in the magic of some futuristic nuclear power cooling pond or breeding reactor.
And please don’t forget “The Perversity of Physical Objects”
Posted in Current Events, Economy, Political Influence, Political Thought, propaganda, Uncategorized
Tagged atom bomb, Breeder reactors, Dept Energy, Fukushima, Livermore Labs, money, nuclear power, Sandia Labs, Thorium
Many say we might want to visit the definition of wealth.
The US has, and will always have unlimited wealth and natural resources. These treasures have not vanished in the ether. The land, cities, and the blood, sweat and tears of generations remain. Our nation has not diminished one iota … the only thing morphed is the corporate entity which controls this innate wealth.
The thousands of new (and unoccupied homes) Nationwide and in California and Nevada haven’t been moved to a Steven King alternate universe, they are still with us; in all their abundance. No, the only thing to be resolved is he who controls these tangible resources…our nation’s real wealth. So…many say it may be time to separate the sharks from the minnows, i.e., the Banks and their lackeys, the U.S. Congress.
Some say it is time to take back our nation.January 1st, everybody should move to The Mall; The heart and soul of the nation. The nexus of American political identity – the sacred place where history has been made – and will be made.If we Americans stand silent, then the bad guys win – the sharks will win…along with the loss of your children’s futures.
Many say the decision is ours.