“Of all the enemies to public liberty, war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes. And armies, and debts, and taxes are the known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few. “In war, too, the discretionary power of the Executive is extended. Its influence in dealing out offices, honors, and emoluments is multiplied; and all the means of seducing the minds, are added to those of subduing the force of the people. “The same malignant aspect in republicanism may be traced in the inequality of fortunes, and the opportunities of fraud, growing out of a state of war… and in the degeneracy of manners and morals, engendered by both. No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.” James Madison, April 20, 1795
Ministers were told of need for Gulf war ‘excuse’
“The briefing paper, for participants at a meeting of Blair’s inner circle on July 23, 2002, said that since regime change was illegal it was “necessary to create the conditions” which would make it legal. “
They attacked us because of our freedoms my black ass.
Notice how the “Downing Street Memo” disappeared from the news, under the Brittany, Justin, Lindsay, Angelina and Brad blizzard.
They’ve got you coming and going.
And we’re just sitting here, splitting hairs, trying to get justice from an unjust government, trying to make Babylon Nirvana.
Divided by race and gender and sexuality, wrapped into a pretzel by this Ism or that. Protecting our sliver of privilege, defending it against “THEM,” the migrant/immigrant/interloper who came here after, who doesn’t have the same right to my goods as I do……
1.3 million there
How many millions here…dead, broke, marginalized, ignorant, despised, fucked.
We’re all fucked because we can’t see how we’re all fucked, but don’t say that impolitely, don’t curse, don’t use ebonics, don’t be ungrammatical…
FUCK YOU!!! Do you want the truth or to continue to live a lie?!
I’ll be quiet now.