I see only one issue these days. An issue that appears nearly everywhere I look - I see a direction of attention away from the big issues upon which debate, discussion and answers might have a chance of favorably affecting reality around us.
We are being played to debate and discuss events that are no more than footprints in the sand.
What about endless war? What about those that both fashion the tools of war and fashion what Americans believe to be the truth?
“Just as a magician’s methods must elude detection in front of a closely attentive audience, so an intelligence officer doing espionage work must elude close surveillance and pass messages and materiel without detection.”John McLaughlin Former Deputy Director, Central Intelligence
“War is the greatest injustice. We are not fighting the culprits. Those who pay, who incite, who use the media to make people turn against each other – this is who we should fight against.” – Alexey Mozgovoy, commander of the “Ghost” brigade, killed May 23, 2015″
“You had to attack civilians, the people, women, children, innocent people, unknown people far removed from any political game. The reason was quite simple: to force ... the public to turn to the state to ask for greater security.” — A defendant, from Operation Gladio