Though a GOP “insider,” I have always worked to represent reason and human values, or so I tell myself. In our government, military and intelligence services, people of courage and good will have been worn down, bullied, they look away.
Some were indoctrinated to the “right,” seeing the intellectual dishonesty and ineffectiveness of the left, now exposed as “controlled opposition.”
All opposition is controlled opposition. Real Americans wait by their door for when “their time” comes, and that time is closer than ever.
Once we used to fight over 9/11 as a “conspiracy theory.” So many went to defend America, believing 9/11. This will break your heart. Please accept my apology in advance:
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There is no one in Washington, except perhaps Ron Paul, that any of us, and by “us,” I mean our military, our veterans, our intelligence community, can get behind. To that limited extent I speak this much for them with their clear authorization.
Phi Beta Iota: While its strong and direct language may disconcert many, this author is a veteran and the website, VeteransToday, is one of the most read sites in the English language with respect to national security and civil liberty issues. This particular offering is a study in complex citizen reactions to strongly perceived betrayal on multiple fronts. We believe it is representative of the convictions of many veterans who no longer trust their own government. When legitimacy is questioned by a majority, however slight, the uncomfortable internal war begins.