…home of the brave terrified by…a clock…

…what must the very many sane usans be thinking?…

The steady drumbeat of fear mongering must have some effect on vulnerable, simple minds, and that can include teachers and security officials. Every day the public is informed of some dire plot disrupted just in time, in many cases active entrapment of gullible, credulous people who would normally go about their dreary, ordinary lives, if left undisturbed. But expendables are useful to demonstrate statistics of success. Or if it informed of some bombing of some fabricated enemy du jour, and in the process kill innocent women, children and men – with the ‘success’ breathlessly reported by the fearless, truth seeking corporate media.

Many recognise that the so-called ‘war on terror’ is and has been a racket, a money spinner for the fear mongers, political, corporate and military. And with an eagerly credulous population base, the gravy train only adds carriages as it rolls on.

Yes, what’s in a name? For that we have a sample of incisive reporting on the epitome of stupidity and cravenness. TeleSUR provides the news report, Texas Muslim Student Arrested for Clock Suspected to Be a Bomb. We learn,    Read the rest of this entry »

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…sermon on this mount, ‘humanitarian intervention’…

…’wmd’ and ‘smoking gun’ and ‘mushroom cloud’ and ‘mission accomplished’, and all that…

A thought. If the ruthless band IS, formerly known as ISIS or ISIL, which had killed or displaced Christians from their centuries old village in Syria, had done no ‘burying alive’ of those folk, afterward they must have gotten truly serious meanness training? And if they had to be routed by the Syrians without any aid from the ‘Christian’ West, that means that the US (and allies) were more scared of that outfit – until Erbil where lots of US goings-on are going on?

Oh, that was to save Yazidis trapped on a mount – an exaggeration, a subterfuge, to fall apart as non-establishment journalists also went to witness what many of their colleagues had witnessed in Gaza and reported on, and about which the US and its ‘allies’ had done absolutely nothing, same for the US UN Secretary-General, now an even more pathetic figure. Read the rest of this entry »