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45 years ago today, the naked Fascist era of American Ruling Class Depedations began.

I know we say it every year, but it does seem like yesterday and at the same time, another time and place altogether.

45 Years ago at the moment I am posting this, JFK had a little less than two and a half hours to live. A little less than two and a half hours before the crime that launched these last 45 years of crimes against the nation, its people and the world at large, occurred.

To think of what was destroyed only keeps the heartbreak of that day fresh in our minds. It is a wound that will never heal.

That quiet countdown in Dallas that only we in the present can see through the lens of the past- the hours, then the minutes to the awful moment when everything changed. The moment when this country was truly stolen away from the light and thrust into a maelstrom of darkness that grew thicker with each passing year, with each passing victim fallen before our war machine. And with each death, America's soul grew stunted and began to wither away.

Tick. . . tock. . . tick. . . tock. . . tick. . .

The scope of the destruction wasn't contemplated or even suspected but the Fascists knew exactly what they were going to do and proceeded to do so without hindrance except from legions of DFH's a few years down the road, a resistance so terrifying to them they had to engineer the take over of the government where in the past they had contented themselves subverting the will of the people from the shadows. And take it they did. They resurrected a washed up Movie Star and trotted him out, they wanted him to be their JFK- and so they think he was. The wretchedness of the cynicism behind that charade still revolts me beyond description. The creature that was Reagan dissolves before the memory of JFK in that car, in that blue, blue morning, on that day 45 years ago.

I can only hope that the worsening crash and looming depression puts an end mark to this sorry chapter of history. If there is one good thing that can come up of it, it's that the crime families that run the country will slither off and throw their barbs from the sidelines- just as they did after their failed coup of 1934- and let decent people get things done. This is a dangerous time, we all know that, it represents great opportunity for us just as it does to them. It may even come to a fight as the end of historical eras often do. We shall see.

I prefer to remember that crisp, clear Friday Texas morning, JFK and Jackie in that Lincoln and if you could color that memory it would be the bluest of blues trapped in time, static forever in my memory- a moment frozen when all was well and the future was bright, fleeting away, falling into a black hole of crimes and horrors that litter this sordid little stretch of time.

On this 45th anniversary, let's hope America can return and begin anew becoming the country numberless men and women died believing it could be- Men and women like JFK who died fighting for the chance to make that dream called America, Home of the Free, real.

Originally posted to Dave925 on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 08:17 AM PST.

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  •  Actually, it started with Truman..... (1+ / 0-)
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    Kennedy only exacerbated it.

    "the people have the power to redeem the work of fools" --Patti Smith

    by Immigrant Punk on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 08:59:23 AM PST

    •  Yes, I know (1+ / 0-)
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      Truman was bamboozled by the Dulles' and Harriman into creating the National Security State but the naked disposal of a President? That was JFK's sad destiny, alone.

      They have learned smears can be as effective as bullets. We're about to see how it works on Obama, the campaign was only the beginning of the load they're going to dump on him every day, 24/7/365.

      "Much law, but little justice": Proverb

      by Dave925 on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 09:09:03 AM PST

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      •  ...too late to ask Lincoln about that. (1+ / 0-)
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        Let alone McKinley.

        "the people have the power to redeem the work of fools" --Patti Smith

        by Immigrant Punk on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 09:49:54 AM PST

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        •  Or Jackson, who survived by beating the (2+ / 0-)
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          assassin half to death with his cane.

          •  It helped that (0+ / 0-)

            The would be assassin's pistols mis-fired and then, Andy did indeed kick his ass- mind you Andy was 70 or so at the time, a very old man in early 19th C America.

            "Much law, but little justice": Proverb

            by Dave925 on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 04:54:18 PM PST

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        •  Funny that (1+ / 0-)
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          Of all the Preident's attacked or killed, only Lincoln and Truman were victims of an admitted conspiracy.

          This makes America unique in History, conspiracies are the rule, hardly the exception. Makes one doubt the truthfulness of the Government's take on these deaths, doesn't it?

          Jackson - Lone Nut

          Lincoln - Conspiracy led by drunk nut

          Garfield - Lone Nut

          Mc Kindley - Lone Nut

          TR (Running for Prsident in 1912) - Lone Nut

          FDR, pre-inaguration in 1933, shot meant for him hit and killed the Mayor of Chicago, Anton Cermak - Lone Nut.

          Truman - Attacked by Puerto Rican separatists in 1950. He escaped unscathed, secret service men were not as fortunate.

          JFK - Lone Nut makes perfect shots with an Italian Army rifle(!) Sure he did.

          RFK running for President in 1968 - Loan Nut Never mind there were several more bullet wounds and holes in the walls than his pistol could hold rounds.

          Running for President in 1972, George Wallace was shot and paralyzed - Lone Nut but it sure helped out Nixon and his "Southern Strategy". One thing his attacker and RFK's had in common- lots of evidence of mind control. Obsessive writings, repeating the same things over and over found in both men's apartments, no recollections of the attacks, much more.

          St Ronnie - Lone Nut whose family happened to be tight with the Bush famly. Also presented symptoms of mind manipulation as did John Lennon's killer a few months earlier. How very curious.

          America, what a country!

          "Much law, but little justice": Proverb

          by Dave925 on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 05:09:37 PM PST

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    •  Yes, Truman authorized (2+ / 0-)
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      the National Security State....

      Back to topic, however... Thanks for remembering.

  •  Good to catch one of your posts again Dave. (0+ / 0-)

    Sadly miss your insightfulness.  You posting anywhere else on a semi-frequent basis?

    "Take whatever you can, Steal whatever you can't take, Kill what you can't steal so no one else can have it." - Republican Business Philosophy

    by Pen on Sat Nov 22, 2008 at 11:13:16 PM PST

    •  Hey Pen (0+ / 0-)

      Funny, I was just thinking of CG yesterday and paying a visit. I wanted to rub that fuckwad libertarian's face in his no regulation mantra. That used to be so much fun ;)

      Don't do much posting, mostly just the private board a group of us who have known each other on the web for 8 years or so have.

      Thanks for the compliment.

      How's things?

      "Much law, but little justice": Proverb

      by Dave925 on Sun Nov 23, 2008 at 11:47:25 AM PST

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