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Friday, November 6, 2009


Written by: Rick Staggenborg, MD on Nov 17, 2009 7:13 AM PST

This essay is dedicated to General George Marshall, the chief architect of the plan to rebuild Europe and Japan as democracies from the ashes left by the war between the fascists and their democratic and communist opponents. He proved that when the country unites to peacefully and generously encourage democracy and freedom, America can be a powerful force working on behalf of the people of the world. Let us hope that Europe and Japan remember that Americans are at heart good people, and that our 30 year dalliance with fascism was an aberration, not an expression of our true national character. We will need their help if we are to restore democracy to America.

We are in the midst of a global war, one that promises to truly be the war to end all wars. This is a war between the international corporatists who nearly claimed victory in the struggle for global dominance of the people of the Earth and patriots throughout the world who struggle now to save us from these malign forces of unenlightened “self-interest.” 

It is our task to awaken the sleeping giant in America that is a people inflamed by the righteous anger at the perversion of the American ideal in the name of American exceptionalism. Neither this country nor the world can afford to tolerate any longer this naïve worldview that threatens the continuation of human society. The kings and kingmakers are now lined up like dominoes, and we are at the tipping point where victory is assured if we are wise and humble enough to work together toward this final goal.

Big Brother, the voice of the machine, has announced the beginning of its own downfall when it let slip the news that Christopher Dodd, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, capitulated to the forces of democracy in Connecticut. In introducing a bill that would strip the Fed of most of its power outside of determining monetary policy, he has pointed the finger at the ultimate villains, each of whom deludes himself that he would be King of the world. These are the Princes of the New World Order envisioned by Poppie Bush and friends.

It does not matter that other professed “Democrats” will spike the bill. What is important is the acknowledgement by a powerful Senator that he is afraid enough of the anger of his constituents to speak up for the American people and risk the wrath of the Puppetmasters of the financial industry that constitutes several heads of the international cabal that I have labeled “The Hydra” in a previous chapter. 

This is an issue that resonates with conservatives as much as liberals, more so even than the desperate need to establish a sustainable system of universal health care by taking out the bloodsucking leeches of the medical insurance, pharmaceutical and corporate medical provider industries.

It is time to go beyond praying that Christ will come and save us through the power of our belief that good is stronger than evil. Christ has come and gone to his reward, leaving us the secret that will allow us to save ourselves if we are wise enough to understand, strong enough to act and love peace enough to do what must be done without bringing physical harm to our tormentors. 

The secret is that love alone conquers all. We must learn to love all our brothers and sisters as we would like to love ourselves if we are to become the Doctors who will Heal the Ourselves and the teachers who will educate a new generation to take us beyond this pale version of reality and to the stars.

The Revolution will not succeed if we repeat the error of the victors in WWI, punishing the misguided “patriots” who thought that the zero-sum game was the only one in town and acted accordingly, telling themselves it was for the love of God and Country. In the new world order to come, all nations will be free and equal, as the Cheney regime, through its official spokesperson Dubbya, claimed to want when they spoke of “democracy and freedom” as the aims of the wars of choice planned to establish American dominance of the Mideast oil supply.

Our victory depends on our steadfastly resolving to respect and even love each other, so that we might work together for the salvation of mankind. The religious fundamentalists are not wrong when they point out that the Four Horsemen are riding among us. They are just too frightened to think rationally about how to defeat the malign forces of war, famine, disease and pestilence. 

Shiva will not destroy this world. He only dances to the music that we collectively direct. If the rumor that the Dalai Lama is the last incarnation of Buddha is true, then the End of Days is indeed upon us. Abraham brought together the twelve tribes of Israel, but some tribes were lost. As Muhammed reminded us, all the believers in the great Western religions are People of the Book. Together, let us find the lost and return them to the comfort of Abraham’s bosom, in which dwells the true heart of humanity.

I believe that there is significance in the fact that a number of physically and temporally separated societies predicted the end of the world in 2012. That is precisely two American election cycles away. Think of the world as it will be when we defeat sufficient numbers of the meat puppets currently wasting space and time in our Congress: If the will of God is to ensure the continued survival of humanity and its continued struggle toward self-perfection, all it takes for the kingdom to come is that His/Her will be done on Earth, as it is in Heaven.

In the memorable words of Faces Small:

Over bridge of sighs
to rest my eyes in shades of green.
Under dreamin' spires
to Itchycoo Park, that's where I've been.

What did you do there?
I got high!
What did you feel there?
Well, I cried!
But why the tears there?
I'll tell you why:

It's all too beautiful,
It's all too beautiful,
It's all too beautiful,
It's all too beautiful.

I feel inclined to blow my mind,
get hung up feed the ducks with a bun.
They all come out to groove about,
be nice and have fun in the sun.

Tell you what I'll do (what will you do?):
I'd like to go there now with you.
You can miss out school (won't that be cool).
Why go to learn the words of fools?

What will we do there?
We'll get high!
What will we touch there?
We'll touch the sky!
But why the tears then?
I'll tell you why:

It's all too beautiful,
It's all too beautiful,
It's all too beautiful,
It's all too beautiful.

I feel inclined to blow my mind,
get hung up feed the ducks with a bun.
They all come out to groove about,
be nice and have fun in the sun.

It's all too beautiful,
It's all too beautiful,
It's all too beautiful,
Ha! It's all too beautiful.

Note to the reader: Please do not feed the ducks with bread. It damages their feathers. We all deserve to fly, if we can.

Rick Staggenborg, MD

Coos Bay, OR (near the duck pond at Mingus Park)

1 comment:

  1. Since writing this, I would change a couple of things. Most importantly, it is not just the US who is trying to impose fascism on the world. The G-20 and others are all playing along to further what they beleive to be their own short-sighted interests.

    The Anglo-American conspirators who have nearly succeeded in reversing all the gains of the American Revolution are spearheading the effort, using their influence in these two governments to lead a coalition of the willing to sacrifice the rest of us. However, these men do not give two cents for the countries these govenments are supposed to represent.

    When governments are dictated to by the international corporate terrorists who start wars for profit and power, they are fascist. We can stop the worldwide fascist movement easily and peacefully if we work together, because there are a million of us suffering under the yoke of fascism or totalitarianism for every one of them.


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