The Guns Of August
by Bing Futch
The Guns Of August
by Bing Futch
One of the statements spoken over and over by Londoners regarding the attacks of July 7th was that they were “expecting” such an event to occur. The consensus settled on this morbid fatalism for a variety of reasons ranging from the support for invading Iraq displayed by “Top Poodle” Tony Blair to the fact that they were simply “due for a bombing.” Sad to say — this same kind of resigned attitude is beginning to surface here in America, and I’m one of those that believes another attack on America is nigh.
One of the biggest reasons for this belief, at least for the readers and feeders of alternative news on the internet, is the report that the FBI is planning a “summer terrorism drill” this month in North Carolina.
“The exercise is to begin with a weapons of mass destruction drill at Fort Bragg with some of the perpetrators escaping. Other events will occur over the next three days at or near other military bases in eastern North Carolina, at the State Port in Morehead City and in the Pamlico Sound.” Associated Press
So, what indication lies therein that makes me believe that America could very well be attacked again? The fact that on September 11th, 2001 the CIA was conducting an exercise simulating what would happen if a plane slammed into a building.
“In what the government describes as a bizarre coincidence, one U.S. intelligence agency was planning an exercise last Sept. 11 in which an errant aircraft crashed into one of its buildings. But the cause wasn’t terrorism — it was to be a simulated accident.” Associated Press
Wait. It gets weirder.
BBC Radio 5 interviewed Peter Power, Managing Director of Visor Consultants, on the evening of July 7th, 2005 — the day of the first London bombing attacks. In a chilling interview that evoked cries of deja vu from those who were aware of the CIA’s 9/11 exercise, Power admitted that his company was conducting an “exercise” simulating what would happen if bombs exploded simultaneously in the London Underground.
“Power told the host that at the exact same time that the London bombings were taking place, his company was running a 1,000 person strong exercise which drilled the London Underground being bombed at the exact same locations, at the exact same times, as happened in real life.” – Prison Planet
By now, you’re probably getting the picture. During these “exercises,” key parts of security systems were shut down in simulation, disabling devices that would’ve picked up on any sketchy doings. With emergency teams already on the scene for the drill, response to both 9/11 and 7/7 was quick. In both situations, blame was quickly laid upon Muslims. Now who stands to benefit from such a ploy?
Personally, I take this information with a grain of salt, but it wouldn’t surprise me one bit if sometime in August or September, the United States experienced another devastating attack on home soil, an attack that would quickly be blamed on Muslim extremists and serve as a rationale for going to war against Iran and Syria. Who would want to frame these Muslims? Who has the biggest grudge against these people, people who sit on millions of barrels of oil, people who stand in the way of imperialism and globalism? People who won’t play the game. If you’re thinking there’s no way that America could do that to its own people, then you need to do a little research into shady bits of history such as “Operation Northwoods.”
“These proposals — part of a secret anti-Castro program known as Operation Mongoose — included staging the assassinations of Cubans living in the United States, developing a fake ‘Communist Cuban terror campaign in the Miami area, in other Florida cities and even in Washington,’ including ‘sink[ing] a boatload of Cuban refugees (real or simulated),’ faking a Cuban airforce attack on a civilian jetliner, and concocting a ‘Remember the Maine’ incident by blowing up a U.S. ship in Cuban waters and then blaming the incident on Cuban sabotage. Bamford himself writes that Operation Northwoods ‘may be the most corrupt plan ever created by the U.S. government.'” –The National Security Archive
If the U.S. government was actually planning on such a series of attacks in 1962, would they not try the same actions now? Read the below quotes and then think on that question:
“We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order. ” –David Rockefeller
“Oil is much too important a commodity to be left in the hands of the Arabs.” –Henry Kissinger
“We will have a world government whether you like it or not. The only question is whether that government will be achieved by conquest or consent.” –Paul Warburg, Banker, February 17, 1950, as he testified before the U.S. Senate
“All propaganda must be so popular and on such an intellectual level, that even the most stupid of those toward whom it is directed will understand it… Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see paradise as hell, and also the other way around, to consider the most wretched sort of life as paradise.” –Adolf Hitler
“I want to tell you something very clear, don’t worry about American pressure on Israel; we, the Jewish people control America, and the Americans know it.” –Ariel Sharon to Shimon Peres, October 3rd, 2001, as reported on Kol Yisrael radio
“No free man shall ever be de-barred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain their right to keep and bear arms is as a last resort to protect themselves against tyranny in government.” –Thomas Jefferson
“If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their money, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them (around the banks), will deprive the people of their property until their children will wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.” –Thomas Jefferson
“The great masses of people will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one. Especially if it is repeated over and over.” –Adolph Hitler
If this were a dictatorship, it’d be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I’m the dictator. –President G. W. Bush
“I never would have agreed to the formulation of the Central Intelligence Agency back in ’47, if I had known it would become the American Gestapo.” –Harry S Truman (1961)
“The interests behind the Bush Administration, such as the CFR, The Trilateral Commission — founded by Brzezinski for David Rockefeller — and the Bilderberger Group, have prepared for and are now moving to implement open world dictatorship within the next five years. They are not fighting against terrorists. They are fighting against citizens.” –Dr. Johannes B. Koeppl, Ph.D., former German defense ministry official and advisor to former NATO Secretary General Manfred Werne
“The United States is not nearly so concerned that its acts be kept secret from its intended victims as it is that the American people not know of them.” –U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark
“If the New World Order agenda is not realized by the terrorist attacks on America and if Americans don’t agree to give up their weapons and relinquish their sovereignty to the New World Order, the next attack will be the use of chemical, biological and/or atomic warfare against the American people. The architects of the New World Order will not hesitate to use as a last resort an atomic or hydrogen bomb in a major American city.” –Reference Op Ed page of the New York Times 9/24/01
“Once a government resorts to terror against its own population to get what it wants, it must keep using terror against its own population to get what it wants. A government that terrorizes its own people can never stop. If such a government ever lets the fear subside and rational thought return to the populace, that government is finished.” –Michael Rivero
“Today Americans would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order; tomorrow they will be grateful. This is especially true if they were told there was an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead with world leaders to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being, granted to them by their world government.” –Henry Kissinger speaking at Evian, France, May 21, 1992 Bilderburgers meeting. Unbeknownst to Kissinger, his speech was taped by a Swiss delegate to the meeting
“We need a common enemy to unite us.” –Condoleeza Rice, March 2000
Will I be surprised when the bombs start exploding in this country? No. It’s inevitable, as long as these people are running the government. Which is all the more reason to not only get them out of office, but to try them for the crimes which they’ve committed against humanity.
Where Are We Heading?
If George W. Bush and the neo-cons have their way, America will be bankrupt, and they’ll be sitting pretty either in some underground complex, drinking oil from china cups, or they’ll be still at the reins of this red, white and blue bull, cracking whips and marching U.S. citizens into concentration camps.
Either way, there’s a good chance that of all the industries that will be necessary for mankind to survive after such a fall, mine may not be top priority. Sure, people will need entertainment to take their minds off of how much suckiness there’s bound to be in that kind of a world, but how will they watch TV if the power has been shut off? Why venture out to see a movie when the theaters have been seized for use by the rich only? And who will book bands when they outlaw joyous assembly?
I dunno, maybe I’m being extreme — but on the other side of the coin, Bush and Co. could be run out of town on a rail, the country will rebound from a frightful revolution to once again enjoy a time of prosperity, freedom and boundless exercising of artistic endeavors. I’m banking on the latter — because if I weren’t, I’d be learning how to shoe horses, build houses, cure cancer and work on cars (none of which I’m currently able to do, but there are books.)
“If preserving established interests becomes a societal value, then anything that threatens the status quo is a danger to be opposed. Those who represent the change essential to any vibrant, productive society, must be marginalized before they can be destroyed. History is replete with examples of men and women being labeled “heretics,” “seditionists,” “terrorists,” “radicals,” “counter-revolutionaries,” “possessed,” “traitors,” or “extremists,” and then being punished — or killed — for voicing opinions that deviated from a sacred center. Socrates, Jesus, Joan of Arc, Martin Luther, Copernicus, Galileo, Gandhi, and Wilhelm Reich, are just a few names that come to mind. Nor does this list contain the names of other “witches” and “heretics” hanged or burned at the stake for offending the established order of their day.” –Butler Shaffer
So, apparently Dick Cheney has already ordered a nuclear strike on Iran in the event of a 9/11-style attack on the U.S. This is whether Iran is directly involved or not. Nice.
Congress is in recess, the president is on vacation, there’s no-one to say “step away from the button, sir” as Cheney calls the shots from the aforementioned underground complex. And what have the neo-cons said about polarizing events such as Pearl Harbor and 9/11?
“The process of transformation,” the plan said, “is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event — like a new Pearl Harbor.”
American Free Press asked Christopher Maletz, assistant director of the PNAC about what was meant by the need for “a new Pearl Harbor.”
“They needed more money to up the defense budget for raises, new arms, and future capabilities,” Maletz said. “Without some disaster or catastrophic event” neither the politicians nor the military would have approved, Maletz said.
The “new Pearl Harbor,” in the form of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, provided the necessary catalyst to put the global war plan into effect. Congress quickly allocated $40 billion to fund the “war on terrorism” shortly after 9-11. –American Free Press
As I mentioned earlier in this piece, there is a “terrorist drill” to be conducted later this month in North Carolina. What if — just what if this exercise coincides with some huge, terrible nuclear event that gives Cheney the impetus necessary to target Iran?
Makes you stop and think, doesn’t it?