America, the Bushieful

...beautiful, it ain't.

Eighty-eight verses and climbing:
O Bushieful for... Obamaful for...
1) Specious lies 16) No-bid mercs 31) Change and hope 51) Occupy 71) Coverage yanked
2) Spookdom's gapes 17) New Orleans 32) Bush redux 52) FEMA camps 72) Kiev coup
3) Heroes killed 18) Uncle Buck 33) Detentions 53) Failed false flags 73) New trade deals
4) PNAC's plans 19) Kenny Lay 34) Drone attacks 54) Syria 74) Bundy's stand
5) Double games 20) Wellstone's plane 35) Doubling down 55) Commie pervs 75) ISIS miss
6) Open doors 21) Bonesmen's Tomb 36) Peeping pervs 56) Creeping night 76) Nazi hate
7) Terror scares 22) Black box votes 37) Health reform 57) Swelling tides 77) Ferguson
8) Neocons 23) "New Freedom" 38) Nuke loopholes 58) Romney's thugs 78) Scotland's "Yes!"
9) Preemptions 24) Foolish pride 39) Gushing gunk 59) Diplomats 79) "War on war"
10) Dollar's doom 25) Beast-like men 40) Cap and trade 60) Sandy Hook 80) Borders breached
11) Opium 26) Closet gays 41) Groping goons 61) Rand Paul's stand 81) Shellackings
12) "Shock and awe" 27) Presstitutes 42) Wikileaks 62) Boston's shame 82) Amnesty
13) Toxic troops 28) Abramoff 43) Rising youth 63) Orwell's fears 83) Boehner's tears
14) Genocide 29) Trillions lost 44) Telescreens 64) Hasting's pen 84) Oil's crash
15) Torture camps 30) Patriots' dream 45) Fallout's rain 65) World War III 85) Yemenis
46) War times 3 66) Putin's play 86) U.S. tanks
47) Goldstein's death 67) Cruz control 87) Secrecy
48) No-fly zones 68) Shutdown stunts 88) Charleston
49) Mounting debt 69) Mom shot dead
50) Native sons 70) Website woes

Thursday, January 31, 2002

Musings on the Now Almost Forgotten Anthrax Attacks

Isn't it strange? Immediately following 9-11, Congress and major media outlets get attacked via the mail by what has now been identified as US manufactured weapons grade anthrax. Then, after the Congress (and the nation generally) launch into full panic mode and rubberstamp draconian post 9-11 legislation like the misnamed "Patriot Act," suddenly, the attacks just stop.

We still don't know who or what was behind those attacks. All we seem to know is that the anthrax was American made. The kind the feds themselves have routinely developed and experimented with in the past.

A notion struck me today which I'd like to bounce off of you...

What if the anthrax attacks on the media and Congress were a post 9-11 message from the executive branch to the only two power centers which might prove problematic should they resist it in its now full bore push towards fascist tyranny, both at home and abroad?

The message being, basically this: Do what we tell you to do or we can, if need be, kill you with impunity and blame it on "the terrorists".

In other words, were the anthrax attacks part of a defacto fascist coup against both the constitution and what little is left of the 1st amendment?

Does this sort of intimidation explain why abominations like the Patriot Act passed so quickly and with so little deliberation? Does this also explain why the media has been so compliant, beating the war drums in unison, cheerleading for the state?

This is pure speculation but if you were a rogue executive and wanted to leave nothing at all to chance, might you resort to such heavy-handed intimidation tactics? And if you were a Congressman or a Big Media star, knowing that you could have your ticket punched quickly by the state via such means if you failed to do as you were told, would you have any choice other than to comply?

Am I on to something here?


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