Unless Congress immediately impeaches Bush and
Cheney, a year from now the US could be a dictatorial
police state at war with Iran.
Bush has put in place all the necessary measures for
dictatorship in the form of "executive orders"
that are triggered whenever Bush declares a national
emergency. Recent statements by Homeland Security Chief
Michael Chertoff, former Republican senator Rick
Santorum and others suggest that Americans might expect
a series of staged, or false flag, "terrorist"
events in the near future.
Many attentive people believe that the reason the
Bush administration will not bow to expert advice and
public opinion and begin withdrawing US troops from Iraq
is that the administration intends to rescue its
unpopular position with false flag operations that can
be used to expand the war to Iran.
Too much is going wrong for the Bush administration:
the failure of its Middle East wars, Republican senators
jumping ship, Turkish troops massed on northern Iraq`s
border poised for an invasion to deal with Kurds, and a
majority of Americans favoring the impeachment of Cheney
and a near-majority favoring Bush`s impeachment. The
Bush administration desperately needs dramatic events to
scare the American people and the Congress back in line
with the militarist- police state that Bush and Cheney
William Norman Grigg
recently wrote that the GOP is "praying for a
terrorist strike" to save the party from
electoral wipeout in 2008. Chertoff, Cheney, the
neocon nazis, and Mossad would have no qualms about
saving the bacon for the Republicans, who have enabled
Bush to start two unjustified wars, with Iran waiting in
the wings to be attacked in a third war.
The Bush administration has tried unsuccessfully to
resurrect the terrorist fear factor by infiltrating some
blowhard groups and encouraging them to talk about
staging "terrorist" events. The talk, encouraged
by federal agents, resulted in "terrorist"
arrests hyped by the media, but even the captive media
was unable to scare people with such transparent sting
If the Bush administration wants to continue its wars
in the Middle East and to entrench the "unitary
executive" at home, it will have to conduct some
false flag operations that will both frighten and anger
the American people and make them accept Bush`s
declaration of "national emergency" and the
return of the draft. Alternatively, the administration
could simply allow any real terrorist plot to proceed
A series of staged or permitted attacks would be spun
by the captive media as a vindication of the
neoconservatives` Islamophobic policy, the intention of
which is to destroy all Middle Eastern governments that
are not American puppet states. Success would give the
US control over oil, but the main purpose is to
eliminate any resistance to Israel`s complete absorption
of Palestine into Greater Israel.
Think about it. If another 9/11-type "security
failure" were not in the works, why would Homeland
Security czar Chertoff go to the trouble of convincing
the Chicago Tribune that Americans have become
complacent about terrorist threats and that he has "a
gut feeling" that America will soon be hit hard?[Homeland
Security chief warns of `increased risk` Chertoff
bases `gut feeling` on history, Al Qaeda statements
By E.A. Torriero ,July 11, 2007]
Why would Republican warmonger Rick Santorum say on
Hugh Hewitt radio show that "between now and
November, a lot of things are going to happen, and I
believe that by this time next year, the American
public`s (sic) going to have a very different view of
Throughout its existence the US government has staged
incidents that the government then used in behalf of
purposes that it could not otherwise have pursued.
According to a number of writers, false flag operations
have been routinely used by the Israeli state. During
the Czarist era in Russia, the secret police would set
off bombs in order to arrest those the secret police
regarded as troublesome. Hitler was a dramatic
orchestrator of false flag operations. False flag
operations are a commonplace tool of governments.
Ask yourself: Would a government that has lied us
into two wars and is working to lie us into an attack on
Iran shrink from staging "terrorist" attacks in
order to remove opposition to its agenda?
Only a diehard minority believes in the honesty and
integrity of the Bush-Cheney administration and in the
truthfulness of the corporate media.
Hitler, who never achieved majority support in a
German election, used the Reichstag fire to fan hysteria
and push through the Enabling Act, which made him
dictator. Determined tyrants never require majority
support in order to overthrow constitutional orders.
The American constitutional system is near to being
overthrown. Are coming "terrorist" events of
which Chertoff warns and Santorum promises the means for
overthrowing our constitutional democracy?
CREATORS SYNDICATE, INC.
Paul Craig Roberts
him] was Assistant
Secretary of the Treasury in the Reagan Administration.
He is the author of
Supply-Side Revolution : An Insider`s Account of
Policymaking in Washington;
and the Soviet Economy and
Meltdown: Inside the Soviet Economy,
and is the co-author with Lawrence M. Stratton of
The Tyranny of Good Intentions : How Prosecutors and
Bureaucrats Are Trampling the Constitution in the Name
of Justice. Click
here for Peter
Brimelow`s Forbes Magazine interview with Roberts
about the recent epidemic of prosecutorial misconduct.