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Quicksand and the American Soul - Farewell to Michael C. Ruppert! ( 0) Printer friendly page Print This
By Cathy Garger
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Sunday, Aug 20, 2006

I start off my reply to this piece in From the Wilderness (also published on Axis of Logic) by quoting Michael C. Ruppert: "And there was nothing left in the United States worth fighting for."

Uh, Hel-LO Mr. Ruppert. USA, person-to-person call to EARTH, Mr. Michael C. Ruppert. You are as depressed as hell - more depressed, in fact, than *anyone* else I know - and I'm afraid that you and I actually do NOT see eye to eye on this little issue of America's in the toilet, and I'm getting the hell outa here-attitude. No, Mr. Ruppert, oh great investigative journalist from somewhere in that Utopian Venezuelan wilderness.  Sorry, Mr. Ruppert. We do not see eye to eye at all. 

Mr. Ruppert, there are MANY things left worth fighting for. These are called namely: MY FELLOW AMERICANS. And ya know what? Actually, a great number of these - my FELLOW AMERICANS - are mere innocent children and babies and babies still yet-to-be-born. There are, in fact, Mr. Ruppert, over 300 MILLION things - or, actually more to the point, 300 MILLION HUMAN BEINGS left in the USA that are indeed worth my fighting for, Mr. Ruppert.

Michael C. Ruppert's piece is, admittedly, brilliantly written and makes many superb points. He does a great job describing some real truths about the organized crime gang that sits in federal control rooms within our national District of Slime. There are, however, a few things that are quite interestingly and curiously left out. Ruppert blames us - Americans - without explaining precisely WHY and HOW we have gotten into the horribly sad mess in which we currently find ourselves sinking ever more deeply. I call this quick sand for the American soul.

Yes, Ruppert tells many truths. But by his omissions? I say that his piece is morally dishonest.

Please reflect on another of Mr. Ruppert's "wisdoms" if you will...

"I have tried and sacrificed with every fiber of my being to change my country, but the plain fact is that the United States of America cannot and will never be changed from within."

There you go. Now you have it. We can not change our nation. It's useless, so let's all stop trying! I guess it's high time that we all lie down and die in utter despair and hopelessness. Either that, or fly off to Caracas and sit around and drink shade coffee in shady Venezuela with our shades on, in joyous bliss and "freedom" with Mr. Ruppert, eh?

Don't reserve a seat for me at your cafe, Mr. Ruppert. There is far too much work to be done here, back home. In the States. And besides, I don't need a dose of your bitter brand of shade-y "optimism" anyway.

Mr. Ruppert, please know this much. We who are still "back home" both can - and will - change things from within, whether you want us to believe it - or not.

Mr. Ruppert makes it sound like the hopelessly pathetic Americans with our lopsided and ridiculous-looking boob jobs and mindless, drooling Brangelica/Paris/Jessica/

Vaughniston fantasy obsessions are where we ALL are because of our own doing. 

Au contraire. Note that Mr. Ruppert's article does not go the distance and explain how the Empire has been working for more years than most of us have been alive in order to turn our society into a place that would fully allow the criminal regime in power to do their thorough raping of the nation's resources (physical, mental, and spiritual) and then go on to systematically wage strategic campaigns to imperialistically rape and pillage other nations in secret operations and not-so-covert military operations.

Mr. Ruppert talks a bit about our media's brainwashing of the US public but does not even nearly scratch the surface. He does not explain the Empire's role in taking over our churches, our schools, our non-profit organizations, our foundations, our natural resources, our phony false resistance organizations that masquerade as being "peace and social justice" groups, but exist, in actuality, to do nothing more effective than to get bleeding heart liberals to believe that by voting eternally for the blue donkey that they have some hope in actually changing the system at the polls.

We are where we are all according to the infiltration of our government's truly malevolent mind programming into virtually every aspect of our society. Case in point happened just yesterday when my daughter asked me to take a quiz based on her favorite cartoon show. I smiled, agreed to take the test, and thought "This will be fun!" Imagine my utter horror when the very first question of the "fun" quiz that my pre-teen asked was: "From this category, choose which weapon you would like to use?" Uhhhh...test officially OVER at question one in order to have a little heart-to-heart with my beloved Small Fry. Sick to my stomach, I helped to make my young charge realize that Teen Titans was not merely just a "fun" cartoon after all...

Oh good GOD we have to educate our children, Mr. Ruppert!

Yeah, the true and utter depth of the psychopathology suddenly HITS US in a big way when we realize what the evil doers have done, with the de-sensitization of our kids to violence that's even permeated into the cartoons that our kids watch. And when I read recently that the military is planning a theme park for kids based on the military (i.e., war) theme in VA outside an army base? I realized then that it was truly now the end of the world as we know it.

Ruppert does not tell us that this was all done to us over the past 50 or so years, nor even how they did it to us. He knows better. He is trying to make us feel like we are a bunch of pathetic, amoral, hopeless, uncaring, self-centered, shallow, stupid, apathetic losers. But the truth of the matter is? For a great number - perhaps even close to a majority of Americans - this is simply not true! I know lots of people who are aware that something is wrong and they genuinely do care...they are just immobilized by both fear and shock and truly don't know what the hell to do about all of this!

I see Ruppert as having just written the most brilliant psyops piece of all time.

Please, dear friends, do not give in to his call to bring us into hopelessness and utter despair. The Empire knows that we (the knowing and the caring) have been hit HARD. They keep SLAMMING US with one slap of horror, one after another after another. Some days, there are not even enough hours in the day to read of all the evil-doing that our so-called "leaders" are busily carrying out! It's all going quite according to plan, too... in order to demoralize us, to break down our spirits, to get us to want to skip town - to have us throw up our hands as Ruppert has done and entice us to give up - or, better yet, to leave the USA.

I see the recent story about Chris Bollyn's unfortunate episode as basically accomplishing the same thing. I do not know that journalist, other than having read a great many of his works. And I have not seen any pictures of him all beat up. But people I respect do believe in this writer. So yes, for a moment now, let us assume he genuinely was beaten up and arrested, precisely as he wrote. If this is indeed true, then the arrest and beatings were done because the powers that be fully *knew* that Bollyn would write about the experience. Moral of the story for all of us? Don't BE a 9/11 researcher and writer because then men in dark suits, dark shades, and dark cars will go outside your home and rough you up in a rather unpleasant, brutal way.

Don't fall for this. It is bullshi*. They want us to ring our hands together and pack our bags and go. Yes, they have the money and they have the formal set-ups to accomplish their unfathomably vile malevolence. What we have however, is far more valuable, as we are the ones with a conscience, the ones with the BRAINS and the HEART. All we need to do is find our COURAGE!  We can educate our fellow sleeping Americans. We have to BE the media right now... It is more important at this day in US history than ever, ever before.

We need to make a daily commitment. I have started thinking, I need to wake up just ONE person today. Just ONE. It can be in the grocery store or through something that I have written that I just HOPE to god that someone will read and pass along to her neighbor who will finally wake up and get a clue - and then go tell his nephew who is currently serving in the military...

Don't listen to Ruppert. Don't run away and give up (or want to) because you are disgusted in the dirty deeds done dirt cheap by those in power and by the lack of action on the part of the American people. Stay and fight via truth education about these disgusting, dirty, corrupt, amoral powerfuls who have seized control of our nation because of the tremendous love within your heart for the rest of your neighbors and fellow citizens. We must do everything we can to take back control of our country from those who are discompassionately un-concerned with the rights and needs of other human beings.

After careful contemplation, I believe that the only way that we can take back control of this country (absent physical violence, that is, which I abhor) is through widespread and *immediate* grassroots education.

So to Michael C. Ruppert I say, thanks for all you have done in the past. Now kindly stop writing about your current level of disgust of the people you used to call your fellow citizens. And let the rest of us now carry on, taking upon our shoulders the monumental task that so critically, desperately requires our full focus, dedication, and attention.

I wish Mr. Ruppert nothing but good health and much happiness in Venezuela. And I also maintain that Americans remaining within this country - that we still love so very much - do not need the dark and purposeful poison infiltrating our hearts and our hope that Michael C. Ruppert so skillfully tries to crush.

With best wishes and good riddance, Michael C. Ruppert.

Mr. Ruppert's article was originally published on From the Wilderness at

Cathy Garger is a freelance writer, antiwar activist, and a certified personal coach. An Associate Member of Scholars for 9/11 Truth and member of Veterans for 9/11 Truth, Cathy has a B.S. in Psychology and can most often be found educating people about the synthetic "War On Terror" and the real reasons her government engages in wars. Living in the shadow of the national District of Crime, Cathy is constantly nauseated by the stench emanating from the nation�s capital during the Washington, DC, federal work week. Cathy can be contacted at

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