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Trump: I’m Reopening 9/11 Investigation Will he actually be permitted to do this? Something just doesn’t ‘fit’ here, just the way it doesn’t fit when he speaks of Iran or the National Security State:
How can this possibly be true with Rudi Giuliani, touted to be Head of the DOJ and directly implicated in 9/11: Giulinni said today Rudy Giuliani Addresses Hillary Pardon – “President Obama Should Leave It To The System” | Zero Hedge As Head of the DOJ, do you think he really will investigate either Hillary or 9/11, thereby implicating himself? It seems to me that for starters Trump has too many wires crossed, and he very much needs to get them connected properly.
Two separate worlds, by Thierry Meyssan . . . it looks to me like Americans are either going to wake up to the importance of our foreign policy mistakes in this country – or pay the price. We can’t only have a domestic policy and still be a player in the larger world.
Native Leadership, from Yes! Magazine – Stories about the indigenous leaders protecting land and water, building fair economies, and standing up for racial justice in North America and beyond.
– This comment just came to me in a private email::
A reader say: So we really think we have problems? Yes, I know we do, but how strong would our human spirit be—if we had to live—day to day—like this?
“In spite of all of what I have seen. It is not uncommon to see them smile, joke and laugh regularly. They are the first to help when needed, the first to give a morsel of food when they have it. The first to give a hug, share a laugh and poke fun at situations.
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What I see is a tremendous human spirit. In spite of the poverty, in spite of the hunger that creeps in, they still do their best to celebrate each occasion with fervor. A birthday, a wedding, a graduation is a reason to celebrate life and each other. Their lives revolve around relationships, not things.”
Today, I also found a long lost note that my bodyworker had shared with me – and please remember that nothing happens by accident – that says we have focused too much on Production and Consumption and not enough on Communication and Relationship. These two statements seem intertwined with the story of the Ecuadorian people, but I’ll leave you to consider for yourselves if this might be so.
My thought about the people of Ecuador is that their desperate situation likely has brought them to the place of understanding what is really important in life. I fear that is where we are headed, because it seems we cannot learn any other way.
Long ago, I remember sitting in a church, listening to a missionary to Cuba plead for money for the impoverished people there. It was quite an experience because as I looked around the congregation I understood that these good people were actually the impoverished ones. They sat isolated, old people alone, dutifully preparing to give money, but without any understanding that the people to whom they were giving were far richer in spirit than they could begin to imagine. After all, they relied on each other in community! It was obvious to me that this church lacked this experience —no hugging, no warmth of greetings, the feeling of individual separation was very strong. If the tables are turned, and we in the US find ourselves in the same situation as the people of Ecuador, will we be open to the very powerful lessons of such an experience?
Does the quoted statement about the people of Ecuador, however, also reflect on their treatment — and if/how they have been pacified into accepting garbage for a life? Is this what we here are supposed to accept?
I certainly hope not!
How long will it take to break down the wall that has shut us off from our feelings about our present situation? How much pain will it take?
Isn’t (righteous) rage a more normal feeling then love when it’s obvious that they are intending to murder us? Should love be used as a tool to block out fear? Is this wise? Is it really appropriate to our situation? I think now of Roman Christians being thrown to the lions: what else could they do? But, at present are we in the same situation? Or are we just passive, as in disconnected from our feelings? Are we willing to permit such a situation to develop?
Rage! I’m talking now about the kind of rage Jesus felt when he threw the moneychangers out of the Temple. I have felt rage all day, and I can assure you, I felt no fear at all. I want these people gone from the face of the earth, our true Temple! Anger/rage if used properly is an emotion that is meant to protect us, to move us through fear and beyond it in order to accomplish what might seem impossible.
Doesn’t the cabal need to know we are capable of rage – but right now I think the question is: are we?