China: The New Bin Laden
By Paul Craig Roberts
In Orwell’s prophecy, Big Brother’s government rules over unquestioning people, incapable of independent thought, who are constantly spied upon. In 1949 there was no Internet, Facebook, twitter, GPS, etc. Big Brother’s spying was done through cameras and microphones in public areas, as in England today, and through television equipped with surveillance devices in homes. As everyone thought what the government intended for them to think, it was easy to identify the few who had suspicions.
An image of Emmanuel Goldstein, a propaganda creation of the Ministry of Truth, who is designated as Oceania’s Number One Enemy, appeared on the screen. Goldstein was the non-existent “enemy of the state” whose non-existent organization, “The Brotherhood,” was Oceania’s terrorist enemy. The Goldstein Threat justified the “Homeland Security” that violated all known Rights of Englishmen and kept Oceania’s subjects “safe.”
Now that the Obama Regime has announced the murder of the modern-day Goldstein, a new demon must be constructed before Oceania’s wars run out of justifications.
Amerika is not a democracy, but a country ruled by an executive branch Caesar.
While the Amerikans support “dissidents” in China, who are sufficiently stupid to believe that democracy exists in Amerika, the insulted Chinese government sits on $2 trillion in US dollar-denominated assets that can be dumped, thus destroying the US dollar’s exchange value and the dollar as reserve currency, the main source of US power.
Obama’s “Kill-at-Will” Strategy
By Glen Ford
Obama’s masquerade as a purveyor of U.S. “soft power” is over. Thinly cloaked as NATO, the Americans displayed their ability to ‘kill-at-will’ with the attack on Gaddafi’s residence, the same weekend that bin Laden was [allegedly] erased.” The intended audience includes all who would resist U.S. empire. Continue
"We're a Nation of Laws?"
By Ted Rall
President Obama murdered Osama bin Laden. [Allegedly! So far, there is still no proof!] I am surprised that the left has been so supportive--not of the end result, but of the way it was carried out. Continue
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