Thursday, February 14, 2008

Snuffing Out the Sun

Dear George,

It's time to hit the panic button! America is going through one of those periodic spasms of idealism that shake up the status quo. If we are not careful, it will be the Sixties all over again. You had a nice little game plan in place, and it is starting to unravel. There is a danger we could have a real election in 2008

It was all so simple. Here is your party, demoralized and fragmented, the barrenness of its ideology exposed for all to see. The religious right wants nothing to do with McCain. Your endorsement is seen by many Republicans as the kiss of death. This is why the party needed Hill-Bill as the Democratic nominee. Only she could unite Republicans and sweep McCain to victory.

Instead, we have bamaobama crisscrossing the country with his “Kumbayah” bullshit, and the public is lapping it up. How dare he speak of unity and hope when you and Hill-Bill have put so much effort into divisiveness and despair?

This is dangerous, George! Creatures of the night have been running this country for twenty-plus years, and creatures of the night cringe before the dawn. The light of day is anathema to them. When the cock crows, when the songbird begins its song, they scurry back to their dank crypts, but not before they shoot the cock and throttle the songbird.

Here we have bamaobama calling forth the dawn, and the sophisticated sneers from the moral cripples in the media are falling on deaf ears.

The man actually believes in the democratic process and wants to return debate and discussion to the arena. Doesn’t he realize that debate requires critical thinking and that critical thought could bring down the entire military-security-complex once the public realize that it is nothing more than a vestigial remnant of the Cold War whose sole function is to enrich your cronies?

What’s even worse is that the public is actually voting in the primaries. Decades of nonelections driven by public apathy are threatened by bamaobama’s sunshine.

Thank God you have an arsenal with which to drive back the dawn. There is Section 1042 of the 2007 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that allows you to invoke martial law. To facilitate that, you have created the Northern Command (Northcom) which gives the military operational command in the United States for the first time since the Civil War. The military has come up with fifteen scenarios that would justify a declaration of martial law. (I wonder if a viable candidate is one of them.)

Then there is the Military Commissions Act of 2006 that allows you to disappear just about anyone you want to. Nor must we forget the National Security Presidential Directive (NSPD-51) that allows you to insure the continuity of government is the event of a self-proclaimed “catastrophic emergency”.

Finally, we have the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007 (HR 1955). Your insects in the House of Representatives passed it by a vote of 404-6.

It is indeed a comfort to know that Kellogg, Brown and Root (KBR) is busily building detention camps all over the country to be ready in the event of a national emergency such as an outbreak of democracy. I don’t mean to put a bug in your ear, George, but remember that a common theme drives every terrorist: the hope for a better tomorrow. One could infer that even speaking of hope, and meaning it, is an act of latent terrorism.

Think about it.

Your admirer,
Belacqua Jones

4 comments:

azgoddess said...

gosh i missed your wit...thanks so much for this post ~ shakes my head at the way our world has not progressed...

Case Wagenvoord said...

We've reached the point where we can no longer tell the difference between progress and regression.

thepoetryman said...

It isn't terrorism but the menace of terrorism that is the greatest threat to democracy.

Case Wagenvoord said...

I would stongly recommend reading "Monsters to Destroy" by Ira Churnus.