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Doomsday Clock. There is no safe place. No where to hide!

Politics / Social Issues Jan 29, 2015 - 09:55 AM GMT

By: Michael_T_Bucci

Politics

If I criticize the U.S. government, I am put on a "watch list". If I quote an Israeli, I am attacked by anti-Zionists. If I defend the Palestinians, I am an anti-Semitic. If I defend the police, I am considered an apologist of police brutality. If I defend unarmed black kids shot by copes, I am an enemy of the police. If I defend the rights of Islamists, I am a promoter of "terrorism". If I quote the Pope, I am the target of anti-clerics in Europe. If I quote a "New Atheist", I am a spokesman for Satan. If I propose gun regulation, I will be threatened by NRA people. If I defend the right to own and carry guns, I will be labeled a "2nd Amen" fanatic by liberals. If I agree with Ron Paul, I am an anarchist. If I agree with Bernie Sanders, I am a communist. If I say Vladimir Putin is a tyrant, I am considered brainwashed by Western propaganda. If I claim Putin never invaded Ukraine, I am an anti-American. If I warn of a market collapse and Great Great Depression, I am a Cassandra. If I predict the DOW hitting 20,000 in four months, I am a paid agent for Wall Street. If I claim Charlie Hedbro promoted racism, I am an enemy of free speech. If I defend free speech, I am told to shut-up. If I decide to take to the North Woods until the wars spend themselves, I am an escapist. If I jump into the morass and voice one opinion about one topic...well...considering what I know and have just outlined...I would be a damn fool, wouldn't I!


(And I bet someone has something damnable to say about being a damn fool or not being one.)

So, what's going on? It's obvious:

Nation against nation
Religion against religion
Political fury against political fury
Armies against armies
Nuclear arsenals against nuclear arsenals
Capitalism against socialism
Socialism against capitalism
Currencies against currencies
Gold against fiat currencies
Fiat currencies against gold
Poor against rich
Rich against poor
Middle classes against poor and rich
Governments spying on citizens
Citizens spying on governments
Citizens against governments
Governments against citizens
Nationals against immigrants
Immigrants against nationals
States against Washington
Washington against states
States against cities
Cities against states
Cities against communities
Communities against cities
Ethnics against ethnics
Families against families
Straights against gays
Gays against straights
Men against women
Women against men
Mother against father
Father against mother
Brother against brother
Sister against sister
Self against self.

Obviously, no answers will be forthcoming in such a situation.
And if you had an answer, you'd be a damn fool to tell anyone because:

1) They never asked for one.
2) They created all of the above.
3) They think all of the above are the solutions.

The Doomsday Clock was set ahead two minutes. (1) It is now 3 minutes to Midnight.

You are either on this descending spiral or you are not. You are pushing the hand forward, stopping it or turning it back.

Most people know they have the ability to give themselves a headache but few realize how using the same ability they can take it away.

You have three minutes to learn how.

Note:
(1) "Three minutes and counting". Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. January, 19, 2015.
(Analysis) http://thebulletin.org/three-minutes-and-counting7938
(Video) http://thebulletin.org/multimedia/it-3-minutes-midnight

By Michael T Bucci

Contact: mbucci@michaelbucci.com

(c) 2015 Michael T Bucci. All Rights reserved.

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Michael T Bucci is a retired public relations executive from New Jersey presently residing in New England. His essays have appeared at The Market Oracle (UK). He is the author of nine books on practical spirituality including White Book: Cerithous.

© 2015 Copyright Michael T Bucci - All Rights Reserved Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. Information and analysis above are derived from sources and utilising methods believed to be reliable, but we cannot accept responsibility for any losses you may incur as a result of this analysis. Individuals should consult with their personal financial advisors.


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