Propaganda: The Language of Empire

Daniel McAdams

Lew Rockwell Blog
July 17, 2012

Only in the mental illness that is the US media, lost in its sordid love affair with the national security state, could you see the acceleration of US military preparations for an attack on Iran termed “defensive moves.”

Yet once again proving that its crude nickname is every bit as accurate as its legal name, the War Street Journal tells us under the headline “Pentagon Bulks Up Defenses in the Gulf” that:

“The Pentagon is building a missile-defense radar station at a secret site in Qatar and organizing its biggest-ever minesweeping exercises in the Persian Gulf, as preparations accelerate for a possible flare-up with Iran, according to U.S. officials.”

Defending the United States — by attacking a country 6,300 miles away that has neither attacked nor threatened attack on the US.

Once again it is useful to turn to the great Eric Blair:

“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” — George Orwell




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We have been tricked into fighting perpetual wars of mass genocide for pointless profit.  There is no enemy. The enemy is within the US government. All exterior enemies are created to justify the advancing military industrial complex.

There is only one way war will end.  The masses must rise up, unite, and demand world peace.

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