Media Dismisses Warning About Tyranny and Troops on the Street as Kooky Conspiracy Theory

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Media Dismisses Warning About Tyranny and Troops on the Street as Kooky Conspiracy Theory

Kurt Nimmo
Prisonplanet.com
June 25, 2012

Chad Garrison‘s critique of the news that the Army is driving military vehicles through the streets of St. Louis, Missouri, is typical of the media response to this outrageous event – a local television station’s coverage “really ignited the crazies” in the same way Orson Welles’ War of World radio broadcast did in 1938, Garrison chides.

Garrison, who writes for the River Front Times, neglected to note that Welles’ drama was pure fiction, whereas the troops on the streets of St. Louis are real.

In addition to lambasting Zero Hedge and other sites covering the deployment, Garrison singled out Alex Jones who he sarcastically states produced the video below “from a basement bunker.”

Mr. Garrison’s inability to understand the significance of troops on the streets is sadly normal behavior on the part of the establishment media (and much of the alternative media, as the River Front Times is billed as a St. Louis “alternative”).

In fact, we note today, many residents in St. Louis are praising troops on the streets. According to a Fox 2 St. Louis report, “people who live and work in the area think the army training is a good idea.

Abhorrence to standing armies is spelled out in the Declaration of Independence, a document many Americans unfortunately do not know and would not understand if they bothered to read it.

“A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty,” James Madison warned during a speech delivered at the Constitutional Convention in 1878. “The means of defense against foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home. Among the Romans it was a standing maxim to excite a war, whenever a revolt was apprehended. Throughout all Europe, the armies kept up under the pretext of defending, have enslaved the people.”

In a letter to Madison penned in 1787, Thomas Jefferson lamented the fact that the Bill of Rights does not include a restriction on standing armies. “The following [addition to the Bill of Rights] would have pleased me,” he wrote. “All troops of the United States shall stand ipso facto disbanded at the expiration of the term for which their pay and subsistence shall have been last voted by Congress.”

“The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force,” he wrote to Chandler Price in 1807.

The “training” conducted in St. Louis is yet another example of the state conditioning us to the presence of a standing army in our midst. It has little to do with al-Qaeda or phantom terrorists. It is, as Madison noted, an instrument of tyranny designed to enslave the people.

For more on this, see Chuck Baldwin’s post breaking down the threat to liberty posed by standing armies.

http://www.prisonplanet.com/media-dismisses-warning-about-tyranny-and-troops-on-the-street-as-kooky-conspiracy-theory.html

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50th Anniversary and no Parades.

With the passage of time comes the declassification of documents.

We have been conditioned to pooh-pooh anything insultingly referred to as a "conspiracy theory".

My suggestion for a big dose of truth about what those in charge are capable of doing (COINTELPRO) considering - including careful planning and preparation for - is to review the now declassified documents written by those very people:

Operation Northwoods, Operation Mongoose and Operation Dirty Trick.

FInd them yourself so you'll know you're looking at the real deal.

That was 50 years ago. Think there haven't been any improvements or refinements?

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Clarifying the point:

For example, add to the itemized list of false-flag items listed in Operations Northwoods:

Create easily debunked theories (like this one), refer to them as conspiracy theories and debunk them so that can readily talk down any valid ones that happen to pop up.

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