Think about politicians that have all been
bought off by so-called special interests, but when journalists
report on these matters, they don’t tell you who these people
really are. They only use vague labels, like New World Order,
Communists or Illuminati, without telling you that these are all
synonyms for the same group.
Think about supposedly progressive commentators
like Noam Chomsky, Jeff Blankfort and William Blum, who will
eagerly describe every American depredation they can catalog,
yet never mention the motivating factor that changed the
behavior of Americans. What factor do these three writers have
Think about every elected official in this
country, particularly in Congress, who won’t make a single
decision without first checking with a certain group, because
not to do, as everyone knows, would mean political suicide?
Do you see any connection between this subject that in your
self-absorbed pragmatism you deem it imprudent (and
unprofitable) to mention, and the intensification of atrocities
that are done in your name?
Because you are unwilling to do so, you are about to lose your
life, your country and your planet.
And all because you didn’t see that some people who pretend to
mouth platitudes that seem progressive, compassionate, and
reasonable to you were simply being disingenuous.
You refused to see that some people say one thing but mean
something else. And because of that, you have made their agenda
your agenda, without even noticing that your decision cost you
everything and them nothing.
Do you think, at that moment when you draw your final breath,
you will finally understand that you have been misled?
Now is the time to think about such things, because that moment
draws ever closer and will arrive soon.
Don’t you see that you have not done all this to yourself, but
that someone else has? And that your failure to recognize and
identify who has deceived you, who has changed the shape of your
life to suit their own needs, has robbed you of everything you
The word you were afraid to utter, the group you were afraid to
identify (for fear of loss of revenue), has become the very
factor that destroyed everything you hoped to love.
And still, in your fear, you do nothing, except maybe rail at
the ready-made issues that have been constructed for you to make
you feel that you are doing something, when in reality they have
been constructed to keep you from focusing on the real problem.
Right now, if you harbor any hope of continued survival, you may
wish to focus on that word you were always afraid to mention,
and understand what your fear of saying that word has done to
you. In case you haven’t noticed, it is about to destroy your
life, your country, and your planet.
John Kaminski is
a writer who lives on the Gulf Coast of Florida. His latest
collection of Internet essays, “Recipe for Extinction,” is now