Facts That Our War-Happy Leaders Would Like to Keep Hushed Up
Simple-minded but deadly thinking at the top derives from influential and individuals who think we have to KILL to keep the rest of the world in line. The compliant mainstream media scares us into accepting wars and drone killings overseas, military-style defenses on our own streets, surveillance of our private lives. For the war-happy leadership of America, certain realities are better left unsaid, or at most reported quickly and quietly.
This graphic derived from the Rand Corporation’s terrorism shows that the frequency of terrorist acts was greatest in the 1970s and 1980s. CNN that “There were literally hundreds of terrorist bombings, shootings and hijackings in States during the 1970s.”
The the effects of constant media scares: “Americans are primed, when they hear a loud bang or screams, or see a crowd break into a run, to think in terms of mass killings and active shooters. Yet crime statistics show that over all, violence in the United States is as low as it has ever been, and experts say the fear far exceeds the risk.”
The Joint Chiefs of Staff : “Otherwise lawful targets involuntarily shielded with protected civilians may be attacked, and the protected civilians may be considered as collateral damage, provided that the collateral damage is not excessive…”
It gets much worse. In that same year of 2014 over veterans took their own lives, accounting for an incredible 18 percent of all suicides even though vets make up less than 9 percent of the U.S. population. About of the suicides were committed by veterans without VA care.
In 1778 the Continental Congress that “it is the duty of all persons in the service of the United States to give the earliest information to Congress or other proper authority of any misconduct, frauds, or misdemeanors committed by any officers or persons in the service of these states.” Other legislation has been passed in years.
Our nationalist leaders don’t care about any of this. They just want to make sure no one’s “gonna mess with us.” But as more of our misdeeds go unreported, more and more of the world is learning to hate us.