The Peoples Eyes and
Are Blind, Deaf
Written by JB
Elected representatives in
intended to be the mouthpieces of the people who elect them. Though they are
constitutionally obligated to the will of
the people, most Americans feel unrepresented by either political
party today. That’s because politicians are no longer beholden to the people who
elect them. They are instead, beholden only to those who control their power
(their money), namely the two major political parties, their respective
political platforms and their agendas of division.
The press is supposed to be the eyes and
ears of the people, keeping a close watch on our elected officials and reporting
unfettered facts so that the people (our real government) can keep those elected
mouthpieces doing the peoples work in the interest of those people. Instead, we
have a press operating with its own agenda and the people’s eyes and ears on
failing us miserably as a result.
We hope the press will help keep
politicians honest, at least as honest as any politician is capable of being.
Help us rid ourselves of the dishonest politicians from time to time in order to
assure the interest of the people. But it turns out that the one group we can
trust less than politicians is the so-called mainstream press. Both make trial
lawyers seem like decent folks. So who keeps the press honest?
EXAMPLE: Who made this case for forced
regime change in
“In the four years since UN inspectors left
[were thrown out] of Iraq, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has
worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile
delivery capability, and his nuclear program.”
clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase
his capability to wage biological and chemical warfare and will keep trying to
develop nuclear weapons. Should he succeed in that endeavor, he could alter to
political and security landscape of the Middle East, which as we know all too
well, effects American security.”
much is UNDISPUTED!”
According to the lame-stream press, this
was in a nutshell, the pack of “lies” told by the Bush administration leading us
wrongly into war with
WMD remember? But these are not the words of George W. Bush or any member of his
administration, though they do mirror those words almost to a letter. These are
the words of a prominent Democrat senator from New
York who had just spent the previous eight years of her
life reading intelligence reports in the White House. These are the words of
Hillary Clinton, as she made her case for voting to authorize military action in
Iraq in 2002.
Did she tell a lie?
The once mainstream press would have once
told the American people this important tidbit of information, particularly once
anti-Bush partisans began accusing the administration of “misleading” us into
war. But not today… The press has an anti-war, more accurately, an anti-Bush
agenda of its own and telling the people these facts won’t help that agenda at
At DNC directives, the press actively
promotes the false idea that the Bush administration used faulty “manipulated”
intelligence to secure congressional authorization for action in
But the press has not told the American people that Democrats demanded an
updated intelligence briefing of their own during the debate to authorizing
action in 2002.
They have not told the American people that
the Clinton appointed
Director of Central Intelligence George Tenet, delivered that updated report,
known as the National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) concerning
Iraq in October
of 2002, which indicated that the intelligence against the Hussein regime was as
Tenet put it, a “slam dunk”.
They have not told the American people that
literally none of the Democrats
currently critical of pre-war intelligence bothered to even read that report
before casting their vote to send American troops into harm’s way.
When asked in a recent press briefing if he
had read the NIE before casting his pro-war vote in October 2002, Senate
Democrat Harry Reid said “The answer is - if you ask me, I didn’t read
When Senator John Kerry was asked the same question, he
answered “I got briefings.”
(Which means no, I didn’t read it.)
When prospective Presidential candidate
Senator Hillary Clinton was asked,
she responded “I’m not going to say anything
about that. Just let the intelligence committee do their work, okay?”
(Which translates to, my answer won’t help the Democrat agenda to regain
political power, so I have nothing to say about that.)
It was only a 92 page detailed summary
which was issued at the demand of senate Democrats and according to their own
admissions, few of today’s Iraq war critics bothered to even read it… In fact,
according to Senate Democrats, only six did read it and they all voted to
support the action in
You would think that congressional
Democrats now critical of pre-war intelligence, voting to send troops into
harm’s way without even reading the special intelligence reports they demanded,
would be headline news. Not in today’s news rooms it isn’t.
Instead, the press helps Democrats promote
yet another investigation into DNC alleged “misleading” pre-war intelligence for
political purposes. The press has not told the American people that such
investigations have already been performed or what those investigations
The press doesn’t want the people to know
that two investigations into pre-war intelligence have already found no evidence
of any manipulated, invented or even exaggerated intelligence concerning
They don’t want the people to know what the Senate Select Committee on
Intelligence did find in their 2004 investigation. Proof of why the
Clinton administration was wrong in
assuming we no longer needed intelligence assets on the ground, wrong to limit
our intelligence to that provided by the United Nations, as the
Clinton administration had once
The press hasn’t and won’t tell the
American people that to the extent we had any pre-war intelligence failures - it
was the direct result of degrading our intelligence community throughout the
90’s and not the result of anyone’s efforts to intentionally mislead anyone.
Telling the truth is not helpful to the anti-war anti-Bush agenda prevalent in
today’s news rooms. So you won’t find this story in any lame-stream headlines
The American people are losing their will
to win the war on international terror as a direct result of intentional
disinformation in the press. The same thing happened regarding
and in that respect alone, it is a déjà vu experience for many Americans,
soldiers in particular, who have seen this tactic before.
Forget what political party you thought you
belonged to, would any real American support an elected official who voted to
send American troops to war without even reading the special intelligence
reports they requested first, no matter what party they belong to? Apparently,
some Americans would…because some do.
Americans see hospitals and schools
They see Iraqi citizens thanking
freeing them from the world’s most brutal regime of our time. They see children
once imprisoned for their parents’ anti-Hussein speech, released and returned
home by American soldiers. They watch as more Iraqis turn out to vote than do in
even though they risk life and limb to do so. Yet some still buy the media
propaganda that the mission in
Iraq is some
sort of monumental failure. Why?
The average American does not have
international experience, a depth of knowledge concerning world history in the
Middle East, a direct understanding of
terrorism or any direct expertise concerning issues of national security,
foreign policy or military planning. Yet most of them are very opinionated on
all of these topics, and their opinions are derived from media assessments
alone, almost all of which are agenda driven reports based on disinformation or
at best, selective information.
Many Americans sense that their system of
self-governance is failing them. But few realize how they have contributed to
that failure, or at least accepted the media’s contribution.
The people’s eyes are blinded by socialist
liberal ideology; - their ears deafened by the drumbeat of anti-American
sentiment above the fold right here at home. They no longer believe in their
leaders, or their country. They no longer believe in true American principles
because those principles have been under attack in the American press and on
American campuses for more than 40 years now.
The level of disinformation delivered by
today’s lame-stream press is unconscionable and everything
is or has ever been is in jeopardy as a result.
Some Americans have figured it all out and
they are tuning out ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN, NPR and MSNBC as well as canceling
their subscriptions to old media
news rags in numbers that threaten the future viability of all mighty media.
They are turning more and more to the internet as a means of researching and
cross-referencing information on their own in order to find the truth that no
longer exists in the once mainstream outlets.
One would think this would drive the old
media to rethink its agenda of socialist anti-American propaganda, but it
hasn’t. It has only served to increase the venom with which they seek to deliver
the disinformation. People who don’t like
much are all too happy to drink from the poisonous trough set before them by the
old media. They too work to undermine everything American.
Where will it all end? When will enough
Americans get their fill? What disaster must to happen before the people will
take back their press, their politicians and their government? Only time will
tell. But those once counted upon to be the eyes and ears of the people are
counted upon a little less with each passing day.
back from blind partisans begins with first taking the flow of real fact based
information back. I trust the majority of Americans will always do the right
thing once armed with the real information. The old media must reform to reality
or it will continue to die a slow but certain death.
future hangs in the balance. The American people are slowly catching on and they
don’t like what they see. Al Gore didn’t invent the internet, but Thank God he
did help make it available to every individual.
Little did he know it would become the
catalyst for his political undoing…