Tuesday, May 13, 2008

To The News Media and The US Government

I'm tired of the networks telling me what the news means. More importantly, if the news media would tell us all the news instead of what they want us to hear; we wouldn't need these mindless pundits telling us what it all means. This country had been around for 332 years without a King telling us what we need to know. The news stations leave out 90% of what is really going on in the world. We hear about freaking celebrities, we hear "human interest" stories, we hear enough crap to drive us crazy. How about news that affects our lives? That would be a welcome change from the pabulum that you dish out. I need to know about Brittany Spears custody battle about as much as I need to know the price of pork belly futures. Put it on MTV where it belongs.

Tell us about Iraq and how many of our guys got blown up today. Tell us about the depleted uranium they breathe in and pass on to their offspring while they get sick from breathing in microns of ionized radiation. I know all about that, I fooled around with ionized radiation my beloved Army told me was "safe" now I have half a tongue and no teeth after three operations for cancer. Tell us about how we prop up a government in Columbia that's nothing but a right wing dictatorship that ships cocaine on CIA planes to Florida. Tell us about how we are trying to topple Evo Morales in Bolivia that has finally gotten the indigenous people of that country in power and how we are giving the White separatists in Santa Cruz $125 Million dollars to secede. Tell us how we give three billion a year so the Likud government in Israel can kill Palestinians at will and build "Settlements" that are prohibited by International Treaties.

While you're coming clean, tell us about the tortures and the deaths you have caused in Abu Graib and Guantanamo. Why should we have to read about it on the internet? Don't you want our children to become educated? Don't worry, they are reading it online too. So why is Katie Couric in the basement? Is it because she and Armand Katahen broke the story that over 200 Iraqi Veterans were committing suicide every week after coming home? Where's the follow-up on that? Where are the Congressional Investigations? Where is the accountability from Congress and the Executive Branch that cuts the Veterans Administrations budget year after year while blaming the VA for everything?

Give us the truth on what's happening in the rest of the World. Let's hear how many of our elected officials have been charged with "War Crimes". How about telling us who donates to these campaigns instead of lying to us that somehow the "American People" are footing the bill for these Presidential Campaigns that raise 10's of millions of dollars a month from a nation that's on the balls of its ass. Tell us how much money we owe to China and Japan and India so we can steal the resources from other nations and gain land for oil pipelines.

Tell us about the FEMA "internment Camps" that this government is building and restoring "willy nilly" all over the country. What are they for? WHO are they for? Why has Halliburton built $385 Million Dollars of Railcars with Shackles? Tell us about these "Free Speech Zones". We never needed them before, why now? Is free speech dangerous? Tell us why Congress took our liberties away with the Military Commissions Act of 2006, The Patriot Act, Homeland Security, The John Warner Defense Authorization Act of 2006 (The Re-Vamped Insurrection Act) that got rid of Posse Comitatus so that the President can use the military for "law enforcement" on it's own people. Are we that dangerous? Tell us about "Extraordinary Rendition" where we pick people up and torture them. While you are at it, tell us why we torture people in the first place?

I'm an American that's getting a bit tired of you "news people" that talk at lighting speed and say nothing. We have 24/7 news channels that report nothing. We are the laughingstock of the world. Now you want us to elect a new Chief Executive and we don't have a clue about what's going on in the world. Correct that, those that read the internet do, but you are fixing to take this away too aren't you? With HR 1955 and S 1959 "The Thought Crimes Prevention Bill" Don't be so hasty folks; you just might get something you didn't bargain for.

We have been desensitized, lied too and kept dumb. So far you think you've succeeded, but you haven't. The American people know what time it is. You better figure it out too. The click is ticking. And ticking fast.

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