Since this comment references the American Dream as mentioned in the blog Forte seems it would be more appropriate had it been posted there.
Is this link more appropriate? The true MURDERERS of your so called, “American Dream.”
My “American Dream” is an Indigenous one, a dream of sovereignty and self reliance – a dream of unity and integrity among all our nations – one devoid of external or internal corruption.
That by it’s very nature excludes programs like COINTEL and AIMINTEL – it excludes coercion, murder, and manipulation, while promoting and adhering to traditional values and leadership.
It speaks to directions taken by consensus or a viable majority, not the dictates of a few, it places the welfare of all on equal footing rather than that of a handful.
A dream where nothing within our communities needs to be hidden – not graves, deeds, or ill gotten monetary assets.
Communities where the lives of families and children aren’t threatened to instill silence and criminals aren’t able to roam freely.
Too much of what is and has occurred are not dreams, they are nightmares that require an awakening to be rid of.
Americans are patriotic to this country – Iranians, Polish, Hungarian, and countless other are to theirs. It is a form, one to be expected, of nationalism.
As nations our relationship with the U.S. or any nation should be predicated on even handedness rather than deceit and exploitation.
Countries routinely spy on their own and on one another, a given based on “national security”, as oppressed nations we can expect no less. That isn’t to say we should be accepting, rather aware.
Cointel is said to be disbanded, but as I’ve said previously governments never surrender power, they merely find new ways to burrow deeper and enhance it.
The result is Cointel has now morphed into the NSA – bigger, more powerful, more intrusive, and seemingly above the law.
If we as a people lived a traditional life with traditional leadership we would be better quipped to deal with such things – coddling criminals like the AIM leadership or aiding and abetting them doesn’t lend itself to that…. and two wrongs or any multiple thereof never made a right.
My backyard, where I live, is my first concern, and should be that of others.
I no more want criminals and murderers roaming freely in it than you would want to live next door to a crack house.
When you can say the value of even the least among us is greater than that of protecting AIM then you’re opinion will have substance, until then it means nothing.