The following clip is from the 2006 film “Southland Tales”. which depicts an Alternative timeline history where twin nuclear attacks have sent America into World War III. In the wake of the attacks The Patriot Act has expanded(sound familiar-NDAA) and a new homeland security type dictatorship is instituted which keeps constant tabs on citizens—even to the extent of censoring the Internet and using fingerprints in order to access computers and bank accounts.
Is it coincidence that we have the framework of a police state fascist dictatorship being built in this country, while at the same time pushing to engage in a 4th War/Military action in the past 12 years, which could at this point develop in to World War 3?
Via Zen Gardener
Your “Tax dollars” hard at work buying off corrupt governments to continue a false war on Terrorism and (some) drugs.
Tens of millions of U.S. dollars in cash were delivered by the CIA in suitcases, backpacks and plastic shopping bags to the office of Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai for more than a decade, according to the New York Times, citing current and former advisers to the Afghan leader.
The so-called “ghost money” was meant to buy influence for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) but instead fuelled corruption and empowered warlords, undermining Washington’s exit strategy from Afghanistan, the newspaper quoted U.S. officials as saying.
“The biggest source of corruption in Afghanistan”, one American official said, “was the United States.”
The CIA declined to comment on the report and the U.S. State Department did not immediately comment.
For more than a decade the cash was dropped off every month or so at the Afghan president’s office, the newspaper said.
Handing out cash has been standard procedure for the CIA in Afghanistan since the start of the war.
For most of Karzai’s 11-year reign, there has been little interest in anti-corruption in the army or police. The country’s two most powerful institutions receive billions of dollars from donors annually but struggle just to recruit and maintain a force bled by high rates of desertion.