Domestic Terrorism Versus National MilitarismWritten by Punkerslut
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Consider imprisonment of people never given right to a fair hearing or to council, in United States. This is currently situation as it is to detained prisoners in Cuba by U.S. government. An attempt to liberate those prisoners, by tearing down walls of prison, would be considered a terroristic act. In fact, I imagine it may be called treasonous, so that government can prosecute with possibility of death penalty. But, in fact, is it deniable that these "terrorists" are simply and actually fulfilling ideas of U.S. Constitution -- ideas which have been willingly betrayed by U.S. government. What would result of capture of these "terrorists" be? Certainly, imprisonment, possibly death. But, if courts uphold rights of these detainees, what is result? Will American politicians be indicted? Certainly not. It was fit to indict and charge Nazi party members after World War II, Nuremburg Trials, but that is irrelevant: they were charged by another government, but U.S. governm'nt is just as guilty as crimes against humanity -- but, to great regret of all good, decent peolpe, U.S. government is not crumbling. Even worse, U.S. government structure does not allow a system of checks or balances against elected officials, except against each other. The public is left at mercy of rapists and murderers.
While some Anarchists view all states as equal in their injustice, I feel a bit more open-minded. Certainly, elected governments of Europe were more just than Nazi state of Europe, and certainly state of Czarist Russia and U.S.S.R. were with less equaity and peace than many elected, and even unelected, governments. While a king's injustice to rule over a people is wrong, just like an elected president's injustice to rule over a people is wrong, later is somewhat more susceptible to desirable results for people. A government that allows itself to be checked by public will remove corruption and injustice with a greater efficiency. Unfortunately, United States government, as well as other Western World Republics, does not allow this at all. While our government does allow a system of checking, it solely exsits between elected government officials.
If government officials violate law or Constitution through their power, they are exempt from prison. Only for ruling class (or Capitalist class) is this exemption present. But when private citizens commit acts which upheld or defend law, or Constitution, or highest law (the will of people), they are prosecuted, jailed, and killed. No torture mechanism has been withheld. Individuals who oppose cruelty and inhumanity of government officials are given no justice within system. Yet once government oppresses freedom of poor, or minorities they are exempt from, any sort of imprisonment or punishment. National Militarism and Domestic Terrorism are different only by which is approved by an established power. The greatest reform government could accomplish would be its absolution, but that day may be far ahead of us. Until that day, I believe that government officilias must take legal responsibility for all their acts, and that those who uphold justice by breaking law must be allowed to defend themselves. People who have attended protests are beaten, raped, pepper sprayed, shot with rubber bullets, and murdered. The cops who oppress freedom of speech may be upholding law of tyrants, but they are doing everything they can to depress spirit of people to live freely. While protestors sit in jail cells for years for expressing their opinion, labelled as "terrorists," cops continue their onslaught on people and are called, "the law." The system is inherently unjust and good people will do all we can to fight it.
That one day, we may be free.
For Life, Punkerslut
Punkerslut (or Andy Carloff) has been writing essays and poetry on social issues which have caught his attention for several years. His website www.punkerslut.com provides a complete list of all of these writings. His life experience includes homelessness, squating in New Orleans and LA, dropping out of high school, getting expelled from college for "subversive activities," and a myriad of other revolutionary actions.
Throwing in the TowelWritten by Doug Bower
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When State Department began issuing warnings of Americans being kidnapped at Mexican border, Bill Conroy of Narco News looked into matter. In my book, Mexican Living: Blogging it from a Third World Country, I record his investigation into this matter. The U.S. Embassy had NO kidnapping stats. Next, he filed a Freedom of Information Act request with State Department, which revealed same thing—Nothing!
There were no statistics of Americans being kidnapped at Mexican-American border.
In a recent article by Tom DeWeese titled, The Real Disease is called Government; he makes point that CDC reports a disinformation statistic of obesity-related deaths being 365,000 per year when truth turned out to be only 25,814.
The State Department fabricated kidnapping statistics. The CDC fabricated obesity statistics. Then why is it not within realm of possibility Feds, conservative press, anti-Mexican hate groups, are fabricating alleged 20,000,000 so-called "illegal aliens" that they report are swarming like vermin throughout America raping, robbing, pillaging, and plundering? (Oh my, I forgot, spreading disease too.)
The 20,000,000—where are they? Who are they? If there is such a firm and well-rounded figure, then why doesn't FBI round them up and deport them? If they ALL, without exception, are raping, robbing, pillaging, and plundering, then who are all victims? I want to see crime reports. If ALL 20 million are, without exception, raping, robbing, pillaging, and plundering, then there should be at least 20 million crime reports on file somewhere documenting this—shouldn't there?
My point: If you don't like someone of a different race, why not come out and say it. (Disgusting as that notion is, it is your right to do so—Free speech.) If you don't want them living in your country because they are different from you (still very disgusting), why not say so?
But don't resort to lies, exaggerations, falsehoods, and dishonesty of disinformation in attempt to manipulate public thinking.
 http://www.newswithviews.com/Wooldridge/frosty59.htm  http://www.newswithviews.com/DeWeese/tom31.htm
Doug Bower is a freelance writer and book author. He lives with his wife in Guanajuato, Mexico. His newest book Mexican Living: Blogging it from a Third World Country can now be seen at http://www.lulu.com/content/126241