Life is all about timing... the unreachable becomes reachable, the unavailable
become available, the unattainable... attainable. Have the patience, wait it
out. It's all about timing. Anon
No question about it, it’s all about timing, and don’t they know
it! It’s been going on for nearly five years now, and the Bushco folks
have it down to an exact science. Just like all successful swindlers, they know
exactly when the eyes and ears and minds of their marks are diverted.
They time things perfectly and they know exactly when to swoop in for the kill.
And, wouldn’t you just know it…they did it again just now! They
pulled a couple of fast ones, while the nation was diverted and distracted.
And it worked so well that hardly anyone knows it even happened. Do you?
THIS IS NOW
Here’s how the latest scheme went down:
1. They coupled the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina with the anniversary of
2. They knew they could count on the media for non-stop, twenty-four seven
coverage of Katrina, for days on end. They also figured in a full day of 9/11
remembrance and commemoration.
3. They knew their targets well. They knew that the human tragedies of Katrina
and 9/11 would touch their hearts and minds of the American people. They knew
that little else would displace their concerns.
4. They conjured up their ever-reliable ‘weekend sneak: make a move between
Friday night and Sunday, and few people ever get to hear about it.
5. Without a hitch, and with little fanfare or publicity, they pulled off three
outrageous and gutsy scams!!!
How many people even know they’ve been had? Ask around. See if people
know that the charlatans in the White House pulled once again. See if they know
that, while most of us were looking the other way this past weekend, we were
hoodwinked in spades.
Not too many people know what went down, and what the ersatz corporate
news networks didn’t bother to report: Here’s what happened:
SCAM 1: If it works once, it will work twice: Bushco did exactly
what they did in Iraq. Amid all the confusion and chaos, companies with ties
to the Bush White House and the former head of FEMA clinched some of the first
disaster relief and reconstruction contracts awarded by the Bush Flimflam Team.
Yes – you guessed it, Halliburton
was first in line. Hey, someone has to get rich on this, why not the good old
boys who profited so richly from the Bush disaster in Iraq?
SCAM 2: Play the “I may, you may not game:” The
Bush/PNAC thugs took a major step towards world conflagration and annihilation
this weekend. Even as they railed against nuclear development in other countries,
group of madmen revised their nuclear operations doctrine. In an unprecedented
show of hubris, they announced their right to the pre-emptive use of nuclear
weapons. That’s “pre-emptive” as in “we think you might
attack us first,” and in “Saddam
is about to get us with his WMD’s”
SCAM 3: Shuffle
the cards, but never toss the deck. This crony-filled administration recalled
Michael Brown to Washington. They did not fire him, they simply recalled him.
Michael Brown, the failed horse show director who criminally fudged his resume
for a federal position, and who had no clue about what to do in this most terrible
of natural disasters, is still in charge of FEMA! It’s the old disappearing
act, folks, out of sight, out of mind. And it works like a charm.
But heck, why not? It’s been a successful swindle from the start, so
why stop now?
THAT WAS THEN
This past weekend is not an aberration. On the contrary it is simply another
step in the relentless Bush/PNAC/Rightwing
scamming of America.
Understand that timing was all from the moment the first hijacked plane hit
Tower One of the WTC. At that exact moment, the PNAC
plan for a “catastrophic event” became a reality. After that
terrible moment, every major move by the Bush White House was timed to feed
on the nation’s fears. A nation in fear of another attack was vulnerable
and receptive. A nation in fear would follow wherever they were led, so long
as the timing was right.
In fact, with the complicity
of the pundits on the airwaves, much of the nation has been consistently
scammed into ignoring reality and their own well-being. In a bit more than four
and a half years, the country has been duped on a range of different fronts
because the timing was right. In case a reminder is needed, here are some of
the more shameful, albeit effective scams of the Bushco bandits:
**They scammed so many Americans into an illegal, immoral
and endless war that has taken thousands of innocent lives, because the timing
**They scammed so many Americans into believing they were
with George Bush in office because the time was right
**They scammed so many Americans into accepting torture as
a tool of warfare, because the timing was right.
**They scammed so many Americans into allowing their nation
to become despised and disrespected around the globe because the timing was
**They scammed so many Americans into ignoring the
rape of their own environment because the timing was right.
**They scammed so many Americans into spending more than four
billion dollars per month to fight a war of choice, while the needs of their
own citizen went unheeded.
**They scammed so many Americans by allowing science
to become a myth and religious myth to become a science, because the
timing was right.
**They scammed so many Americans into believing the Patriot
Act was in their best interests because the timing was right.
**They scammed so many Americans by appointing a tactless,
brutish man to be the nation’s chief diplomat at the United Nations because
the timing was right.
**They scammed so many Americans into believing that the President
would investigate the outing of a CIA operative by someone in his own White
House, because the timing was right.
**They scammed so many Americans by tearing down the constitutionally
guaranteed separation between Church and State because the timing was right.
**They scammed so many Americans into believing that that
good people, with experience and expertise headed the agencies on which their
safety and survival depended.
**They scammed so many Americans into believing the lies
they told over and over and over and over because the timing was right.
The list is far, far longer, but we’ve said it all before. We have lived
with scam after scam after scam. We have seen failure after failure after failure
at the helm of this administration. There has to be some point at which the
tide will turn. Enough is enough.
WHEN WILL IT END?
This last scam has to be the straw that breaks the back of that proverbial
camel. By putting cronies, instead of experienced people to run FEMA and the
Department of Homeland Security, the Bush administration has to be held responsible
for the horror that has left New Orleans and its environs in ruin. This time,
the dead people are Americans, not only innocent Iraqi or Afghan men, women
and children. This time all of America has seen the consequences of George Bush‘s
refusal to heed the warnings of engineers and scientists. This time, he may
not be able to get away with the scam.
Then again, he may. To date, every ruse, every lie, every deception has gone
unpunished. There has been not an iota of accountability anywhere in this government
for any of the failures at home or abroad. Every official liar has been
rewarded with promotions and honors. Every official lie has been rationalized
and justified and contorted and ultimately dismissed. This time, some Americans
may wake up and not allow that to happen. This time, because there is no place
to hide, the Bushco Scam Machine may finally be running into trouble.
It can end. It really can. The beginning of the end can be initiated on September
24th on Bushco’s home turf. If enough people rise up and say “NO
MORE,” in Washington at the end of this month, the message may get through.
We all can send a clear and unmistaken warning to those who need our votes next
year. We can let them know that we’ve just about had it. It really can
end if we want it to.
But it will take a significant turnout to make the point. Take the day…it’s
a Saturday…and join the protest. It will take numbers to get the job done.
It will take numbers to get media attention and to signal the rest of the world
that Americans do not share the callous, uncaring and arrogant attitudes of
their leaders. And it will take huge numbers to drive the message home to a
largely anemic Congress that we mean business.
It has to end. The lies, the scams, the ineptitude, and the resulting damage
have to end. Relentless as they have been, the self-serving schemes of this
administration have to be exposed and dismantled now. These con men have been
in our faces for far too long with their destructive ruses and ensuing cover
Timing, for sure, is all. And for this nation, the time is now. If we wait
much longer, it can only get worse. If we wait much longer, it will surely get
worse. And one of these days, it will be too late, and timing will no longer
EDITOR’S NOTE: From my blog:
The Media Grants Themselves the Free Pass That They Had Issued to Bush
I find it interesting but not surprising that the American media has started
to lay blame on the Bush administration for doing many things that have weakened
our nation, yet they have not acknowledged their own violations of public trust
for not reporting these things as they occurred. We will hear a lot about how
budget cuts, cronyism, fixation on war and terror and general disregard for
the common American have lead to many problems in Bushland. The media however,
will not remind us of something I have been telling you every day for 3 years…that
the media was hell bent on keeping this information from the public for 5 years.
The actions that have led to the obliteration of America as we knew and loved
it, from the shredding of the Constitution to the economic rape of the poor
and middle class, were reported on a daily basis by the liberal rags, Bush haters
and conspiracy theorists. The funny thing is the credibility of these un-American
traitors is about as high as can be and the rest of the world is starting to
Credit however will not be granted to the “I told you so” crowd;
not even by our close friends who told us that we are paranoid for all these
years. And most importantly, the American media will transfer to themselves
the free pass that they issued to the Bush administration some 6 years ago.
As was/is the case with the Bush administration, thanks to the media, questions
about accountability or responsibility for the disasters that took place under
the watch, or non-watch of the media, will not be raised. Think about it! -
Jesse - Editor, TvNewsLIES.org