Our Israeli correspondent MC takes a look at the relationship between television and the deterioration of democracy, especially in the United States.
Let’s Be Honest — Or Maybe Not
A people should be able to trust their government, and a government should be able to trust its people.
Now since the people ‘elect’ the government, then the government should have the implicit trust of the people. When that breaks down, we need to ask ourselves, “Whose fault is it?”
If there exists the means to fool enough of the people most of the time, then something is very, very wrong. Unless the government can resist the temptation to use this tool to manipulate, then there can be no trust, because instead of the people empowering government, the government is empowering itself. This is called tyranny.
When the founding fathers set up the Constitution, they did not reckon on television as a means for the government to mass manipulate public opinion to such an extent that democracy becomes meaningless. The use of selective immigration, when added to the brainwashing effect of television, serves to create a tyranny inside a ‘democracy’.
It is exactly this effect that we see around us.
The portrayal by the media of Islam as a religious force for ‘good’ has severely distorted the political picture. There is a point where Islam ceases to be a religious force and becomes a political force. Politicians make laws, and politics is about lawmaking, and the moment that shariah law is mentioned as a replacement for national law, then Islam become a political force — and not necessarily for good, either.
Therefore, every time Islam resorts to violence, with the aim of introducing shariah law into our societies, then we are looking at acts of political terrorism. So it is not Al Qaeda that is a terrorist organisation, it is Islam itself, for the spreading of shariah by whatever means necessary is a prime duty of all Muslims.
In England, in 1605, Roman Catholic terrorists attempted to blow up Parliament, the British equivalent of the Capitol Building. As a result, severe restrictions were placed on Catholics and their freedom to engage in politics, some of which are still in place today.
Many countries restrict the rights of foreigners to access the lawmaking process, so at the bottom of the current problems of the USA is the abject failure of the Supreme Court to examine the eligibility of one Barry Soetero to become President.
This failure, along with those of other politicians, constitutes treason.
But along come the media and ridicule the ‘truthers’. This is bizarre.
Ridicule is a wonderful political weapon if you control the media. There is no defence against it unless one is guaranteed a right of reply. Truth can easily be hidden by focussed laughter, and if one controls the media, one is guaranteed to get the last laugh.
Crooked politics is very nasty, and crooked politicians should automatically be seen to have committed treason and be tried in a court of law on that basis. The tyranny of the majority is a far lesser an evil than the tyranny of the minority, especially when that minority has ties to a foreign entity.
The propaganda machine has also redefined the seven deadly sins. ‘Hate’, racism and paedophilia have now replaced wrath, greed and lust, and envy is a now a political tool. Truth also has become a relative value — truth is now a lie that has not, or is yet to be, discovered. The official Benghazi story has migrated from discovered lie to discovered lie, each layer of revelation increasing the ennui for the majority of people who are more interested in Rose Bowls and sex in the city. The net result was meant to be a stable official version of misfortune rather than administrative manslaughter.
Perhaps the most frightening thing is that these malpractices are happening simultaneously across the Western world. This shouts ‘collusion’ from the highest of mountain tops. It says that there is an agenda here, the question is, WHOSE?
That gets us into the other refuge of the corrupt agenda; the conspiracy theory. Opacity always creates speculation, and speculation provides camouflage for lies. There is much an author like myself cannot write because it falls into the realms of ‘conspiracy theory’, and nothing blows credibility more quickly than stepping into an area deemed ‘conspiracy’.
So who decides what is conspiracy? Right first time! It is those same individuals who control the media. If you want to take an item out of circulation, label it ‘conspiracy theory’!
The truth about an event can be shrouded in ‘conspiracy theory’ so that if there is a leak, it has no credibility. Truth can be written off with a chuckle and a disdainful reference to ‘that old chestnut’.
In order to defend country, property and wealth we must be vigilant, but television dulls our senses. The enemy is at the gate, and the gate is open. We must close the gates and get rid of the enemies within, especially the enemies in high places. One bent representative is infinitely more dangerous to our well-being than a whole raft of Boston bombers.