Only Morons Believe the US Empire

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Usually foreign analysts of the American political scene are either sycophantic or just annoying, but no one would dare say that about Aussie observer Caitlin Johnstone, whose punk rock style of cutting to the chase is as refreshing as it can be shocking (I am not a fan of the strong language, but I get it). Since President Trump’s “fire and fury” explosion yesterday Americans have to an unsettling degree once again rallied ’round the (false) flag of war propaganda. Today Ms. Johnstone provided a much-needed slap in the face to the mind-numbed masses once again clamoring for US bombs on a country they could not find on a map if their lives depended on it.

As even many soi-disant libertarians reverted back to playing war commander on their keyboards — “I’m all for a non-interventionist foreign policy, but THIS GUY’S GONNA KILL US!!!” — Johnstone reminded anyone with half a brain of one eternal truth: Governments and their house servants (the mainstream media, neocons, deep state, etc) are murderous liars and the only way they dare flush a few hundred billion dollars — and oceans of blood — down the toilet of war is to first lie their brains out to the people they are confident will swallow the poison pills and call them candy.

Of course the United States government and its minions are lying about North Korea, Johnstone reminds us. They ALWAYS lie!

Time to buy old US gold coins

She writes:

The United States power establishment has an extensive history of using lies, false flags and propaganda to manipulate its hundreds of millions of citizens into supporting needless military interventionism. From the Gulf of Tonkin incident to the false Nayirah testimony to the amazing network of lies spun about Saddam Hussein to the 

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  • NobodysaysBOO

    WAR is a scam.
    WANT to be a HERO?
    STAY HOME and HELP MAGA!

    • Joseph Conrad

      CATCH A NEOCON, LIKE KRISTOL IN A D.C. MENS ROOM & DISMEMBER HIM.
      WITHOUT FEWER LIKE HIM, THE WORLD WOULD BE PLEASANT.
      WITH SO MANY LIKE HIM, I SUGGEST WINNOWING THE HERD VIOLENTLY.

  • Anti Everything

    Simple facts. How refreshing to see in print and not just in my head.