Archive for July 1st, 2011

The B.S. has issued a new communique, in which he sketches his new persona, quoting at length from retired colonel -and author, Corapi informs us, of the definitive treatise On Killiing- Dave Grossman:

If you have no capacity for violence then you are a healthy productive citizen, a sheep. If you have a capacity for violence and no empathy for your fellow citizens, then you have defined an aggressive sociopath, a wolf. But what if you have a capacity for violence, and a deep love for your fellow citizens? What do you have then:  A sheepdog, a warrior, someone who is walking the hero’s path. Someone who can walk into the heart of darkness, into the universal human phobia, and walk out unscathed…

He also promises to do what he can to “sound the alarm and exhort the troops”.

“The hero’s path”? “The  heart of darkness”? Emerging” unscathed “? “Exhort the troops”?

Personally, I also would like to sound the alarm: this is going to get very strange before it is done.

You can read the whole sorry thing here: http://theblacksheepdog.us/

For maximum effect, listen to the “transmission”…

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The Peace Candidate, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, the one who campaigned on the promise of a less aggressive foreign policy, has strangely morphed into a promoter of “American exceptionalism”, which we used to call “The Americanist heresy”:

These days he can barely open his mouth without also bowing down before the U.S. military in ways that once would have struck Americans as embarrassing, if not incomprehensible.  In addition, he regularly prostrates himself before this country’s special mission to the world and never ceases to emphasize that the United States is indeed an exception among nations.  Finally, in a way once alien to American presidents, he invokes God’s blessing upon the military and the country as regularly as you brush your teeth.

More, from Tom Engelhart:   http://original.antiwar.com/engelhardt/2011/06/30/the-militarized-surrealism-of-barack-obama/

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