Divide and Conquer

Truthers Marginalized for Asking Questions

Abby Martin remarks on how the American political and media establishment has marginalized those who question the US government's official narrative on the events of 9/11.

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Divide and be Conquered

Divide and Conquer is a strategy that works by "gaining and maintaining power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy. In reality, it often refers to a strategy where small power groups are prevented from linking up and becoming more powerful, since it is difficult to break up existing power structures."
- Wikipedia "Divide and Rule (Conquer)"

The 9/11 Truth movement continues to grow, but a disturbing trend is beginning to form. This year marked a divergence from the hallowed space of Ground Zero, and divided itself between New York City and Washington D.C.. This is the one day that the movement can build great morale. Stepping up to the wall, marking the notch above it's head, and seeing just how much it's grown. However, this opportunity was squandered this year. Undoubtedly, many within the movement have good intentions, yet one couldn't help but feel disappointed and disheartened this year.

Day After Corporal Wave said "Educate yourself," Ret. Lieut. Col. Ralph Peters claims “Conspiracy theories are for Arabs"- Pt. 1

On Monday, July 9th, Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Peters was on the Michael Medved show to discuss the Iraq War, its implications for the Global War on Terror and his latest book "Wars of Blood and Faith." I couldn't stay quiet and just listen to them blather on, so I decided to join the conversation. In the course of my call, Peters warmly gave me one of his best racist doosies of advise: "Conspiracy theories are for Arabs." This is a man who has spoken of "the Arab genius for screwing things up" and his Cheneyac commitment to the idea that "There will be no peace. At any given moment for the rest of our lifetimes, there will be multiple conflicts in mutating forms around the globe. Violent conflict will dominate the headlines, but cultural and economic struggles will be steadier and ultimately more decisive. The de facto role of the US armed forces will be to keep the world safe for our economy and open to our cultural assault. To those ends, we will do a fair amount of killing." I should have known that he wouldn't be a 9-11 Truther.. I felt a duty, however to school him on the divide and conquer techniques catalyzing the volatile situation in Iraq and the relation of that to 7-7, 9-11 and the left-right divide in America. Don't read yet, listen!

Pt. 1- http://media.putfile.com/Medved-show-7-9-07-1-w-Lieutenant-Colonel-Ralph-Peters
Pt. 2- http://media.putfile.com/Medved-show-7-9-07-2-w-Lieutenant-Colonel-Ralph-Peters (get's interesting a third of the way in)

Peters started by giving me advice:

“Never, never blame anything on a conspiracy that can be explained by incompetence.”