After releasing his certificate of JIVE birth, President Obama’s approval rating remains at an all time low. As wonderful coincidences happen to play out, Osama bin Laden was reported dead on May 1. Bin Laden was a Central Intelligence Agency operative and trainee of Council on Foreign Relations front man Zbigniew Brezinski back in the day when the United States funded the mujahideen to fight the former Soviet Union in Afghanistan. The rumor mill, however, suggests that Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in 2007 for announcing that Bin Laden had been dead.
Osama Bin Laden died twice in 10 years?
Everyone should recall Sir William Golding’s book Lord of the Flies (or see it on Netflix). It’s a tale of two political rulers: Jack and Ralph. Jack emerges as the dominant ruler of the island by creating a fiction, the beastie, which he uses to scare the daylights out of most. The beastie was used as a code red terror threat alert to keep the naive children under Jack’s complete control. That fear was reinforced through coercion and produced loyalty. Ralph, in contrast, relied on the truth. And, Jack had to keep relying on the lies and fear in order to maintain his power. (In fact, Pakistanis believe that the Americans created Osama bin Laden). By maintaining his grip on power, Jack ended up burning down the island. The rescue of those children was the result of outside help, which I’ve understood as a metaphor for divine intervention at just the right moment.
The “finger print” of the devil, according to Jesus Christ, is that he is “a thief, a liar, and a murderer from the beginning.” On 9/11 World Trade Center building 7 came down at free fall speed in the same manner as towers one and two, yet had not been hit by planes or exposed to jet fuel. The British media reported that several of the alleged jihadist hijackers on the planes used on 9/11 were in fact alive. Weapons of mass destruction were declared to have existed in Iraq according to the George W. Bush and Tony Blair administrations. That was not the case. The war on terror rested on a lie, robbed Americans of trust in its institutions, and resulted in countless civilian deaths abroad.
This war on terror is about advancing Anglo-American interests to establish a New World Order. The benefit to Israel is outsourced defense and what may end up becoming a 1,000 mile burn and buffer zone around the Jewish state. The benefit to the United States is greater energy security, more embassy compounds for the empire, and a solid base of operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, and the Mediterranean for what may likely be a punishing war on Iran. As George H. W. Bush said in 1991, “When we are successful and we will be … we have a real chance at this New World Order ….”
What started out as shock and awe under George W. Bush has ended with shock and awe and the audacity of hope under Barack Obama in thinking that he has a chance at regaining his credibility.
I conclude with this question: Which would you say demonstrated more pomp and circumstance to surround a fairy tale? The global media coverage of the royal wedding of William and Kate? Or Obama announcing the death of bin Laden followed by a sudden burial at sea?
Francis Bacon noted, “The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.”
So, was Osama sewn into a pig skin burial shroud and then drop kicked off the side of the ship? Or was there a Muslim chaplain to wrap bin Laden’s mangled body in yesterday’s edition of The New York Times and then make a prayer that may have gone like this:
Fare thee well oh poor wretched soul, thou tool.
Go thou quietly into the depths, thou poor tormented soul.
Seek thine rest there until the great day.
Yes, dearest friend … go thou quietly into the still night (again).
May thine soul find rest in the watery depths.
There no virgins await for thine warm embrace.
Go thou quietly.