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Email I received that everyone should read
9/15/2008 1:16:32 AM
This email was sent to me. I wanted to share it because I agree with most of what it says about Republican power brokers running the country for the benefit of the super-affluent and playing the religious right,the middle class, and small town Republican supporters for fools.

I hope you will read this all the way through. Think about it! Re-read it. America is being run by a small, elite group of superaffluent Republican power brokers that function behind the scene to feed the military-industrial complex (Big Business) that Eisenhower warned Americans to guard against back in the 1950s. They don't really care which stooge is President just as long as he is Republican and under their control. McCain is just another Bush.


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Posted by: Anonymous | September 14, 2008 3:51 PM

In recent weeks, John McCain and the Republican Party have blatantly and without any shame adopted the Democratic campaign theme of "change". It should be evident to an objective observer that Bush #3 and now McCain and Pailin are mere puppets to the true Republican national party leaders who control their strings. Cheney is one of the few of that inner cabal that have been calling the shots since the Nixon administration. They are in fact a continuation of the Nixon and Ford presidencies with only a disruption during the Carter and Clinton years. Bush #1( Head of the RNC during Nixon, former head of the CIA,VP to Reagan, and president is probably the real leader of this political Cosa Nostra if not a equal partner of this power sharing musical chairs game. His right and left hands have been Dick Cheney(former Sec.of Defense of Bush 41, former White House Chief of staff
for Ford) and the other is Donald Rumsfeld (former Sec. of Defense for Ford and Bush #3,former special envoy to the Middle East during Reagan). Another member of this group, more likely a captain if not a full blown boss himself is James Baker (former C.O.S of Reagan, former Under Sec. of Commerce for Ford, former C.O.S and Sec of State for Bush #1, former Sec. of Treasury for Reagan, former chief legal advisor to Bush #3). Another captain or free lance enforcer is Karl Rove a college drop out and campaign manager for both Bush #1 and #3, also for Phil Gram who is McCain¹s economic advisor.
Let's look at McCain¹s staff of change.
On July 2, 2008, Steve Schmidt was given "full operational control" of McCain's campaign. Steve Schmidt prior to this was a top aide to Dick Cheney and a protégé to Karl Rove. Another advisor is Charles R. Black worked for Ronald Reagan's two Presidential campaigns in 1976 and 1980 and he was a senior political adviser to the 1992 re-election campaign of George H.W. Bush. Another advisor is Randy Scheunemann. He was project director for the Project for the New American Century. A neo-conservative think tank founded by none other than Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and Bill Kristol and others in 1996. Other signatories to this group reads like a who's who of the last 8 years of the Republican administration. These people have never cared about small town america or "values" All they care about is war profiteering. Many of the signatories have never served in the military. Cheney and Rove both dodged the draft. Look at the statement of principles by the PNAC. Rumsfeld was a good friend of Saddam Huessin in the 80's Cheney didn't want Nelson Mandela free. These are the real puppet masters, they throw out the talking points about the left of being elitist and not caring about middle america and these same guys other than Rove have advanced degrees and are worth no less than 10 million dollars. People who support them need to extricate their heads out of Limbaugh and Hannity's asses and see what is really happening to them. McCain is not his own man he confuses stories of his real life with a book he read "The Gulag Archipelago", in which a fellow prisoner - not a guard - silently drew a cross in the dirt with a stick." An ironic twist to all this is Eliot A. Cohen, a signatory to the PNAC "Statement of Principles", responded in The Washington Post: "There is no evidence that generals as a class make wiser national security policymakers than civilians. George C. Marshall, our greatest soldier statesman after George Washington, opposed shipping arms to Britain in 1940. His boss, Franklin D. Roosevelt, with nary a day in uniform, thought otherwise. Whose judgment looks better?"
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/uselection2008/johnmccain/2581086
/John-McCain-accused-of-plagiarising-Wikipedia-for-speeches.html. Even if you don't like Obama there is no-way a sane person can want this continued blatant fleecing of our Nation.
These are all verifiable facts and can be found just with a Google search.
AIPAC and PNAC are the military industrial complex. Other than the ultra affluent, how can anyone support the Republican Party?
When will small town America realize that they are being duped into supporting the ultra-affluent agenda? The talking points of the right are so hypocritical that it becomes laughable. The red meat of the right is the so called Main stream Media as if Limbaugh, Hannity, et al. are not part of it. They demean celebrity status, however they tout one of their greatest presidents(Reagan) was an actor. They say they are the party of patriotism, yet many of the upper echelon of the party have never served, i.e. Cheney, Rumsfeld, Baker, Reagan. They say that they care about "Main Street" USA but only bail out the Whales of Wall Street. Yet small town America eat this tripe every year. They don't care about religion unless it can be used to stir up the base, nor science or technology unless there is a buck to be made. Small town America takes pride on its freedom but yet don't realize that over time we are becoming less free, ie wire tapping and other forms of domestic surveillance. They demean people of intelligence because they know many people of small town America don't have degrees and use it at a fake issue and call people who spent time in academia as elitist when many on the
right serve on university boards and have part-time professorships. They say they are against affirmitive action but yet celebrate mediocrity, Bush #3 and McCain graduating at the bottom of their classes. Who both came from already well-established families and had all the opportunities and connections to excel. Why does small town America believes this is the party for them?
Christian conservatives seem to the be the first ones who want to go to war and bomb someone before any diplomacy is tried. Why can't small town America and Christian conservatives realize they are being used as pawns just as much the Islamic fundamentalist are. Islamic fundamentalist come from smalltown Middle East and given the same kind of talking points as the evangelicals. They want prayer in school, no choice available to women, and
believe to the core that their ideas about worship and country are the best.
Wake up small town America; you are being duped. Talking about who is more patriotic, symbols, lipstick and wearing pins are nothing more than distractions to the real issue of how a few select group of people have held power almost continuously for over 30 years. Yes the left has their own political power groups but none have been so effective at pushing forward an agenda that is fundamentally bad for the U.S. and in a larger view the entire world. I stress again the now defunct PNAC and the AIPAC have been slowly pushing us closer to another World War. Bush41 and et al have been doing this and no one calls them on it. Every Republican administration has basically the same people recycled since Nixon. Just do a little research and you will see that these people are just pushing this agenda of some kind of Pax Americana and not taking into account that maybe other nations of the world might not like that and if not bomb them.Many people who support the Republican party, really need to read "1984" by George Orwell and see how we as nation have been inching closer to that type of society. People think this story is about a communist society, but it is more about how a society is kept in a constant state of fear in order for the ruling class to stay in control. Doublespeak, patriotism to the point of frenzy, censorship, erosion of civil liberties (not respecting the Constitution) is happening right in front of us. The consolidation of government (the executive branch has never been more powerful than ever, gridlocked legislature with only two parties for representation, a judiciary that just kowtows to the executive branch). No real independent journalism. Cameras placed on every street corner. This may sound like delusional conspiracy stuff, but I implore people to research for themselves to really see what is happening to them. People think this could never happen here in the U.S. but all this has already happening, slowly, incrementally all under the guise of "keeping America safe".



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