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Secrets of Empire And Self-Deceptions Of Partisans ...(An Article some will find Controversial)
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(The author of this article is in pain but sees some things we here might agree on...and other statements he makes some might find OTT)...but, I found it a fascinating read...and you might, too..whether you agree, disagree or somewhere inbetween) Throwing it out here...for hopefully "inquisitive minds."

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Secrets of Empire And Self-Deceptions Of Partisans
A howling defiance into the darkness of the corporate state night

by Phil Rockstroh

It is laughable (in a weeping outright sort of way) that Obama and his fellow Democratic Party supporters and apologists can't find a more resonant campaign theme than, "We carry out the agendas of the national security/bankster/militarist state (i.e., the one percent) while appearing to be less crazy than Republicans."

The notion of even possessing a preference as to whom should be president of this crumbling, faux republic...is a bit like asking what color uniform one would prefer that the crew tasked with rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic should don as they go about their duties.

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The U.S. presidency, as is the case with almost all aspects of life in the corporate consumer state, has become increasingly dominated and defined by commercial/public relations-type legerdemain. The constant commercial come-ons of the media hologram mask its hollow core; the proliferation of weightless lies serves to overwhelm the gravity of perilous times.

Obama's nebulous nature works to ensure the continued irrational ardor of his supporters, who, against all evidence, insist on clinging to fantasy and projection regarding the president's much in evidence anti-democratic tendencies; hence, progressive types seem prone to project their own redeeming qualities on the blank slate that Obama creates and deploys as his public persona--a method similar to that used by con artists who exploit the decency of their marks to achieve their criminal ends.

---More of an INTERESTING READ...if one has an open mind.....
http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/01/05-2?print
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