Al Qaeda Attacks on U.S. Soil: Brought to you by the military industrial complex

by Davis Fleetwood
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Pop Quiz- why do terrorist want to attack us? This is not multiple choice. Short answers only, leave your answers in the comments below.

Before you answer, life is so confusing in the post rainbow flavored terror chart, so what exactly is the likelihood of an attempted terror attack on US Soil in the next 3-6 months?

Let’s ask Director of National Intelligence Dennis C. Blair, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III, CIA Director Leon E. Panetta, DIA Director Lieutenant General Ronald L. Burgess, Jr., USA, and Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research, Ambassador John R. Dinger. Across the board, their answer is: an attempted attack is a certainty.
That is a relief. I mean, the absolute certainty of it is a relief. But isn’t understanding the motivation of our enemies crucial to avoiding this perpetual state of alert? Certainly of you had picked any day in our history since September 10th, 2001 and asked the men who occupied those positions the same question, you would get the same response.

What to do about it? Currently our strategy includes covert operations including propaganda campaigns, assassinations, and election tampering – and I am not just talking about in the U.S., we do this overseas as well. When that fails we can resort to the indiscriminate bombings against sovereign nations that pose no security threat to us. It matters not, for the time being, that this is the very textbook definition for a war crime; we just like to call it the Bush Doctrine.

But didn’t the American people vote for change?

And isn’t anyone asking why we are now engaged in a war that will never end? Someone somewhere will always be a terrorist.

We have smart people running this country. They certainly know that it is the shift in foreign policy of the United States of America starting with the day we dropped the Bomb on Hiroshima that is the cause of our war on terror. Once the Manhattan project opened the Pandora’s box of nuclear annihilation, forgein policy became less about right and wrong, and more about a very profitable game of chess. The military industrial complex profits by keeping the endgame going for as long as possible- and nothing has proven effective is stopping it.

A false flag operation in Pearl Harbor paved the way for it.
Proxy wars have been fought to feed it.
Activists have been killed over it.
Presidents have been killed over it.
Towers have come down for it.

What to do?

In a capitalist system, greed, so goes the saying, is good.

The intelligence strategists mentioned earlier know that for every act of covert or overt aggression we engage in overseas, we will encounter blowback.

Could we not conceive of a strategy that involved funneling all of the money we spend on weapons into building schools, investing in real recovery plans, or simply closing the U.S. military bases around the world and coming home? What if we took 90% of our current military spending and created a peace corps on steroids?

What would the blow back be for a plan like that?

Someone, somewhere needs to find a way to make Peace more profitable than war, because one things for certain, and two things for sure: Empires don’t last forever, and the Hypercapitalist military industrial complex is not loyal to a flag, only the bombs bursting in air above it.


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2 thoughts on “Al Qaeda Attacks on U.S. Soil: Brought to you by the military industrial complex

  1. Well said, I was just wondering the same thing this week. Why is it that America is really good at killing people, but when it comes to taking care of our own problems we grind to a freaking halt. It’s definitely time to have a “Policy of Peace” that Dennis Kucinich proposed during the campaign.

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