What 2012 elections wrought: Regrettably, the established order (component 2)

As a new year beckons it will always be a good idea to assess the present by consequence the long run. We cannot affect the past. We can only change the long run. However, changing the near future is not very easy as we are relayed through those who live charmed lives. To keep from repeating the identical mistakes every year takes a good deal of effort. First, you will need to take note in the mistakes. Then it takes the persistence for right them. In that sense every day life is the first, second and third principles of Newtonian physics at their best and their worst.
Not four years (1949) as soon as the 'end' in the Second World War the US had 'military advisors' in South Vietnam.
Slowly initially then faster there was an accumulation in troop strength in Southeast Asia. There was a need for people to throw on the contrived, some might say perceived Communist menace. In short, there was a need for cannon fodder. More on the point there is a need to stop dead rolling around in its tracks an evergrowing grassroots leftist movement---but not just in Southeast Asia---within the US also.
Who safer to sacrifice thereby appease the gods of war as opposed to most able bodied teenagers in the US who by virtue of their age cannot yet vote thereby had no say inside the matter? This feeding the gods of war would carry on for as long as it latched onto break the back with the growing leftist movement within the US. Then it took for considerably longer than 1975 to try to insure that the left was saved in check.
I mention this since it is central to the statement that there was a leftist movement brewing inside US. There has been a left leaning tendency on this nation through the outset. There has also been just like constant a tendency of the right to crush that left leaning tendency in the outset as well.
It needs to be noted that even after the end of WWII, 1945, as well as the Tuskegee Airmen and also the 761st Tank Battalion notwithstanding-- Blacks, African-Americans were being bought, sold and traded across the South and Jim Crow was obviously a borning. Jim Crow would survive for up to another 3 decades effectively keeping slavery in place by another name.
And if Jim Crow wasn't enough to quell the noise of civil rights activists the draft was. As the amount of young Americans in uniform in Vietnam grew, it turned out as if no person noticed except obviously for the boys.
Young men were being selectively thrown in the jungles of Southeast Asia by way of a lottery system run by local conscription boards run by White community leaders. These draft boards were consists of fine upstanding citizens of each respective geographic area. There was little random or fair about them.The draft was simply a highly effective tool of social engineering. The male children of people that ran 'selective service' boards were safely ensconced in colleges and universities. It was no coincidence. University and college attendance exempted males from conscription. Then as now college enrollment was almost exclusively the domain of White males.
It will be the working hypothesis on this blog that the conflict in Vietnam and actually most US 'wars' since WWII happen to be the result of both an increasing sense of entitlement around the part of the burgeoning military-industrial complex and also the insecurity in the majority population. The insecurity is propelled by a fear of those that are different, that relating to color---and not necessarily just in those foreign nations we invade.
For almost several years there would be half a thousand young Black, Hispanic and poor Whites on the ground on a day in Southeast Asia. They would battle Quixotically against a Quixotically imagined enemy of 'freedom loving people everywhere.'
At best it absolutely was the consequence of paranoid schizophrenic thinking---paranoid schizophrenic 'thinking' being part and parcel of leadership within the 'free world.' At worst it absolutely was the contrived and manipulated age for opportunistic capitalist extremists and leaders with the burgeoning military-industrial complex.
This nation had just emerged in the decade (1950's) that was at once very Medieval-conservative but which unbeknownst for it also incubated a leftist movement of resentment that might shake ab muscles foundation with the political right. That incubating leftist movement would cause conservatives to create a repression every bit as brutal as anything any Third World bully can rain down upon those unfortunate enough to get living in that world. It was Bashar Al-Asaad with finesse.
It was the decade that shamefully gave this nation, the institutionalized pledge of allegiance, 'In God We more info Trust', the McCarthy Era witch hunts, blacklisting, slavery by another name within the form of Jim Crow laws plus a twice elected national hero becasue it is figure head.
But inspite of the iron-grip the majority White population had on the nation there was unrest fomenting inside nation's womb.
The election of 1960 while very conservative instead of without 'voting irregularities' on the time seemed radical. Things radical would come following your election however, not as a direct result with the election.
Nothing much has evolved since then. Statistically it's still a similar number of people graduating universities and colleges. The rate is even about the identical by type and a higher level degree. The numbers of high school educated students who continue to college has stayed a constant of those many decades at the same time.
When the 1960's rolled out an entire other USA rolled out by it. This was the generation of free love, drug users, free-thinkers, a generation of resistance fighters and other non-conformist malcontents. In short it would be a good time, however tumultuous and radical, to get alive. It would have been a throw back to the days prior to US Revolution.
The 1960's was a decade-sized maelstrom of music, art, writing reflecting lifespan and times that inspired it. It was obviously a time once the young and also some in the not so young pushed back hard against the racist, repressive, 'hell fire and brimstone' majority in the most pugnacious way.
There are already times inside the history of this nation once the puppet masters have lost control of their carefully orchestrated conservative repression and control over their tools of social engineering. This was one of those. But when you hold each of the cards, money and power any effort to veer off of the course by upstarts can be put down. In that sense the controllers with this nation are no different as opposed to controllers of Syria, China, Russia or other repressive regime for the planet.
No doubt in 2008 many teenagers sought and thought these were advocating for 'real change.' What the election of 2008 should have made really clear to observers is that real change is not so easy to find. If the 2008 election didn't disabuse the masses of concerned citizens of this nation then a 2012 election surely will. But you say, wait the president won re-election over the capitalist extremist! To that I respond, 'look again.'
The 2012 election needs to have made very clear that money is power. That the top 2% in general along with the top 1% in particular are unwilling to give, share or transition their capability. No distinct from in Egypt, Syria, Russia or China the powerful elite does not have any intention of giving up any of its control or power. That's hardly going to happen.
Only a people's movement can initiate the force capable of challenging the status quo. The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, as an example, almost designed a difference. OWS at the very least woke up some individuals. That movement was a throwback on the efforts of the last century.
People's movements are insurgent naturally. Their counter-culture nature is often a threat as real as any revolution. They are the essence of revolution and change.
What the world is experiencing presently is as old because republic itself. It will be the age old battle involving the 'haves' along with the 'have nots.'
In Vietnam almost half a million representatives from the US 'have nots' struggled to survive within the jungles of Southeast Asia sufficient reason for only 'mother's little helper' to alleviate the pain of poverty, war and discrimination whilst an average of 500 body bags were flown home each month for pretty much a decade. Because the bodies were that relating to Blacks, Hispanics and poor Whites no person noticed, a smaller amount cared.
Also struggling were the natives with the land we invaded who as far as these were concerned had done nothing to bring on this onslaught from the US.
Meanwhile, the 'haves' found Vietnam a premade research and development lab ready for the taking and exploiting. It was an R & D lab funded through the US 99 percent along with the disadvantaged of Vietnam.
Critics on this hypothesis obtain proof. The proof is everywhere. It's a couple of reading, trying to find it and making the connection. The proof is inside the lies employed to justify the invasion of sovereign nations generation after generation---and there is a reason for that, too.
From Texas Red: a cratered landscape of prisons, deplorable apartheid public education, not enough healthcare and politicians and majority population intent on keeping it that way'
Hasta Siempre,

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