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Apr 16, 2013

[Foreign News Never Covered by Mass Media] What Suffers Brave People Telling the Truth


Indeed, it is the same with every country that “telling the truth has been criminalized.”
This is because there is not anything more inconvenient to people in power than truth.  If a law is properly applied, they cannot find any place to stay.
On the other hand, if people in power have right to use a law, they misuse the law and make the country a police state.  If somebody gives a warning to the people to prevent it, he/she is called a conspiracy theorist.  In this way, the bad who crowd around power to take the lion’s share maintain perfectly well-balanced relations with the poor who never try to understand the truth and show indifferent attitude.  If you want to change the world for better, you have no other choice but to face your own foolishness within you.

Masatoshi Takeshita
April 11, 2013

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English translation of an excerpt from a Japanese article: Foreign News Never Covered by Mass Media – March 31, 2013 –


What Suffers Brave People Telling the Truth

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(Excerpt from the above text)

Paul Craig Roberts
In America truth is offensive. If you tell the truth, you are offensive.
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But how long before being offensive becomes
being “an enemy of the state”?
Throughout history truth tellers have suffered and court historians have prospered. It is
the same today. Gerald Celente illustrates this brilliantly in the next issue of the Trends
Journal.

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If you tell readers what is really going on, they want to know why you can’t be positive. Why are you telling
us that there are bad happenings that can’t be remedied? Don’t you know that God
gave Americans the power to fix all wrongs?
What are you? Some kind of idiot, an anti-American, a pinko-liberal-commie? If you hate America so much, why don’t you move to Cuba, Iran or China (or to wherever the current bogyman is located)?
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In America and everywhere in the Western world or the entire world, telling the truth is
unpopular. Indeed, in the USA telling the truth has been criminalized. Look for example at Bradley Manning, held for two years in prison without bail and without a trial in violation of the US Constitution, tortured for one year of his illegal confinement in violation of US and international law, and now put on trial by corrupt prosecutors for aiding “enemies of the US” by revealing the truth, as required of him by the US military code. US soldiers are required to report war crimes. When Bradley Manning’s superiors showed themselves to be indifferent to war crimes, Manning reported the crimes via WikiLeaks. What else does a soldier with a sense of duty and a moral conscience do when the chain of command is corrupt?
Julian Assange is another example. WikiLeaks has taken up the reporting function that the Western media has abandoned.
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Julian Assange stepped into the vacuum and was immediately demonized, not merely by Washington but also by left-wing and right-wing media, including Internet.
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Without WikiLeaks and Assange the world would know essentially nothing. Spin from Washington, the presstitute media, and the puppet state medias would prevail. So the word went out to destroy Julian Assange.
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even though he has been granted political asylum by Ecuador, the British government, obeying its Washington master, refuses to allow him safe passage out of the London Ecuador Embassy.

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In contrast with “freedom and democracy” US and UK, the “authoritarian,” “communist,” “oppressive” Chinese government when confronted with Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng’s defection to the US embassy in Beijing, let him go.

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Insouciant americans are undisturbed that alleged terrorists are tortured, held indefinitely in prison without due process, and executed on the whim of some executive branch official without due process of law.
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The world needs intelligence and leadership in order to avoid catastrophe, but america can provide neither intelligence nor leadership. America is a lost land where nuclear weapons are in the hands of those who are concerned only with their own power. Washington is the enemy of the entire world and encompasses the largest concentration of evil on the planet.
Where is the good to rise up against the evil?


(Note) Font change into red is made by Mr. Takeshita who has given commentary on this article.

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