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The FBI’s Terrorism Factory

Posted on Aug 25, 2011
AP / J. Pat Carter

Dr. Rafiq Abdus Sabir, left, is escorted to a prison van. Sabir and Tarik Shah, both U.S. citizens, swore an oath of loyalty to al-Qaida—an oath administered by the FBI. Shah, a jazz musician who allegedly offered to use his skills in martial arts to train terrorists, received a 15-year sentence while Sabir got 25 years.

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bonito's avatar

By bonito, August 29, 2011 at 2:19 pm Link to this comment

How can the citizens of these Dis-united States still
claim this land to be ( The home of the free and the
Brave ) after all that has transpired within the last
50 years to bring dishonor not only to those that
have gone before them, that could truly be described
as Free and certainly Brave. Less we forget, led by
our so called leaders, have involved ourselves in
other countries Civil Wars, bombed and slaughtered
millions of humans in their own homes, in their own
cities, within their own countries, invaded their
lands and destroyed their way of life, just because
the idiots in Washington did not like the form of
government they had chosen for themselves. Or had the
audacity to not do as they were ordered.

This I am sure is not what our founding fathers had
in mind when they had desired to be Free and Brave.

Certainly even the smartest of our idiots in the
Congress have come to realize that We can no longer
afford these eternal Wars of Empire Building, not
only in the trillions of dollars of our treasure they
have caused the taxpayers, but also in the hundreds
of thousands of lives of the citizens that have been
wasted in this failed Foreign Policy.  Rather than
build another monument to what happened on 9/11,
maybe it would be much better for all concerned if we
were to accept as collateral damage the few thousand
lives lost on that day, and also as the price to pay
for our desire to create Empire.  After all the few
thousand humans that died on that day can never be
enough to appease the Gods whom some day just may
demand retribution for our great sins against

This country has become an arrogant bunch not only in
it’s dealings with other nations, but also within the
borders of this land. Our leaders in the Congress and
the Whitehouse have traded away and/or allowed to be
traded millions of good paying jobs to other
countries in order to curry favor with Corporate
America, and also to purchase the friendship of
countries, many of which are our former enemies. We
can no longer afford to import anything and
everything from other countries just so we maybe sell
them military hardware or farm products.  Military
hardware is a source of a few good paying jobs, food
production is not.

We the people of these states in north america have
the audacity to hi-jack the words America and
American, the last time I looked the USA was part of
the Americas and located in North America, there also
exists other nations in the Americas not only in
North but also in Central and South America. I
sometime wonder if these other nations consider
themselves as Americans, I would think they too have
a claim to these names as well.

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By LocalHero, August 26, 2011 at 2:29 pm Link to this comment

It’ll make no difference to tweak the Constitution to “dehumanize corporations.”

Corporations should be abolished entirely.

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By GoyToy, August 26, 2011 at 11:50 am Link to this comment

“sucker and seduce angry Muslims”—did I read that right? ANGRY? So you’re saying any and all Muslims are angry—or maybe they’re trying to trap just the angry ones.

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By Katherine, August 25, 2011 at 2:49 pm Link to this comment
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See this article by one of the lawyers in the Albany “terrorism” case, “From Sting to Frame-Up: The Case of Yassin Aref:”

See also:

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By blogdog, August 25, 2011 at 8:11 am Link to this comment

9/11 couldn’t have happened without a network of moles within the FBI, tasked
with muting all investigations threatening the operation and keeping the patsies
in play, right up to the moment they perished, as role-players in CIA/Military
Intelligence drill-flipped live - severe compartmentalization within such
operations serves to keep these moles unwitting

so what of those who see something wrong and blow the whistle - the first to
raise her voice - Susan Lindauer - was the first person jailed under the Patriot Act
- she persevered, but her story is now a trunk line of the media 9/11 3rd rail -
literally untouchable

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By berniem, August 25, 2011 at 5:57 am Link to this comment

The best way to maintain the Security State is to keep it insecure! Oh, but we are a patient lot, committed to the long term and “Big Picture”, thus we must burn down the Reichstag as often as necessary and in increasingly creative and novel ways utilizing the convenient and available dupes and scapegoats “de jour”! We are living in a progessively militarized police state focused completely on population control and protection of wealth, power, and property. Insidious organizations such as Blackwater and their ilk as well as Brownshirt-like pseudo-populous groups like the t-party, et al(John Birch Soc., KKK, etc.) and so-called “militias” are nothing more than adjuncts to the officially sanctioned oppressors gaining evermore strength as agents of a fascist peer pressure determined to make us all of “The Body” of the coming free market, Orwellian utopia envisioned by our “human” corporate leaders!

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