Escaping Reality: Sweet Hallucinations Of A Lost American DreamNovember 9, 2010
Michael Vail - Editor of BlacklistedNews
Americans today are behaving like resigned and subdued rape victims. The American dream has long since been dead but we still reminisce and wish to return to the days of old. This country is being run like a corporation and we have been severely downsized. The writing was on the wall but no one dared to look. If they did look, none dared to speak it aloud. This is what has led us to the world we live in today and still none dare call it treason!
There was a time when our country succeeded because of the hard work of every man and woman. We made products and had valuable goods and services to offer the world. Yet there was a change that took place by our trusted government officials and they began to move our nation towards debt and exploitation. Every weaker nation on earth was our prey and the military and supporting corporations leaned on them and forced them to do their bidding.
If a nation did not do our bidding then our government would swiftly drum up some farcical story and it wasn’t too long before we replaced their governments and controlled them directly. The three B’s would always do the trick: bribery, blackmail or bullets. They still run from the same play book even after all these years. The up and coming major developing nations took notice and they wanted to play this geopolitical game of risk themselves and now we aren’t they only hoard of locusts now. On the global playing field there is more competition now than there ever has been.
India controls the technology sector and China has their fingers in everything. Some like George Friedman call it the new flat earth. The playing field has been levelled and now everyone is playing the ‘grand’ game. Today the Canadian and the Australian currencies are on equal ground with ours. We can fall into the trap of xenophobia and bitterness or we can recognize new opportunities. Imagination and ingenuity made American the most admired nation on earth. If we get our priorities in check we can succeed again.
Politics is a rotting dead corpse that hasn’t yet been buried and we shouldn’t put our faith in it. They talk the talk, promise much but deliver nothing. It is regretful that the anger and will of the American people are being used to deliver more slick snake oil salesmen to Washington. The tea party for example, on principle is admirable but they are being used as political, disposable pawns. They are using your hallucinations of a dead American dream as a vehicle for their own purposes. Why would millionaires and captains of industry be interested in becoming Congressmen or Senators? Obviously it isn’t for the salary. They want their turn at the trough as they are greedy little pigs.
Wise up America, admit you’ve been had and stop escaping reality and come back to us!
De Omnibus Dubitandum