Thursday, September 20, 2007

The Right's Garden of False Narratives

By Phil Rockstroh
September 20, 2007

One would think that from the cries of (feigned) indignation and calls for repentance arising from conservatives regarding Move-On.org's ad in the N.Y. Times that the liberal-leaning group had not simply questioned the insights and intentions of a public servant, promoting, in a public forum, the policy of an illegal and immoral occupation of a sovereign nation; rather, the folks of Move-On.org had committed blasphemy against the holy name of some revered saint -- General Mary Petraeus, Mother of God.

The false outrage of perpetually offended conservatives serves as cover for the true outrages of our era, including: truncated civil liberties, rising levels of social and economic inequality and injustice, and foreign wars of aggression waged by an insular and secretive executive branch and fought by a permanent underclass.

Read on.

1 comment:

heav said...

Mr. Rockstroh, your list of false narratives leaves out the biggest lie of them all - that giant skyscrapers can disintegrate into dust and fall straight down at free fall speed as a result of fire and gravity.

The narrative of what happened in New York City on 9/11/2001 is false. Please spend a few hours reviewing the evidence at Architects for 9/11 Truth's web site, http://www.ae911truth.org/

Richard Gage, the founder of the organization and the site, presents overwhelming scientific evidence based upon scientific principles, proving, in my opinion, that only controlled demolition can explain what happened on 9/11 in New York.

So the central narrative of our time upon which so much is based is a lie.

I very much enjoy your writing style, by the way, and thank you for your piece.