A Recipe For Disaster by Bruce Gagnon + Day Last Past + Vietnam: American Holocaust


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by Bruce Gagnon
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August 7, 2009

The American people’s minds have been colonized by the military industrial complex. Sixty-one percent still think the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were necessary. They believed for years that Vietnam was about bringing democracy to that nation. They were led to believe that Iraq had nukes and that North Korea and Iran are a threat today. They will be told that we are going to bring democracy and stability to Africa as we steal their resources.

The most outrageous lies can all be implanted, like a micro-chip, inside the American mind. All you have to do is to repeat the falsehood over and over again on TV and limit the amount of factual, countering information, that is available to the citizens.

The recipe goes something like this: Lift the lid to the American brain, pore in a steady amount of fear and misrepresentations, stir with a flag, shake it a bit for good measure, close lid, and presto a certified patriotic American is ready to turn over their tax dollars to the corporate dominated war machine without question.

And if something goes wrong and the citizen begins to question “reality” then just call them:

(A) Communist

(B) Terrorist

(C) America-hater

(D) Ignoramus

(E) All of the above

It works every time.

PS – Please watch the video about Vietnam linked in the headline above [see below]. It is long but it will change your life.


Day Last Past

March 24, 2009

This years Nuclear Proliferation video done with yesterdays newsreel clips…nothings really changed since then, the children remain the innocent victims of villains without virtue.

Blue Stahli – Shotgun Senorita

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replaced video Dec. 23, 2012

Vietnam: American Holocaust


The United States killed between 3 and 5 million people in the Vietnam War. This feature looks at the history of that war and the how and why it happened using interviews with participates on both sides, speeches, conversation and actual wartime footage. Contains graphic violence.

5 thoughts on “A Recipe For Disaster by Bruce Gagnon + Day Last Past + Vietnam: American Holocaust

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  3. There are many gullible people, who are intellectually and politically underdeveloped, in every country and culture in this world – and they are being manipulated by their political leaders for political gains all the time. However, in our case it is worse in many ways: in the degree of manipulation that takes place, the level of political naïveté and ignorance of what, how and why things are happening the way they are in the States and the world, and most importantly is the lack of awareness of the ramifications of the ignorance of our populace on, not only what transpires in the US but, the whole world.

    We, in the states, bear much more responsibility, than all others, toward the world, as our decisions and actions affect their lives, food, security, environment and future, so much more than how their decisions affect us.

    We made many horrible mistakes in the US, throughout our short history in this world, the cost of which the whole world is paying dearly for, and we fathom and take the consequences of our actions ever so lightly.

    We are the Hercules child of world, who by rash, thoughtless, irresponsible and selfish decisions, affect the lives of millions around the world, kill millions, create havoc, inflict mayhem, rain death and destroy whole nations. We are so mighty with our military and economic strengths, yet that might is hardly matched or existing when it comes to responsibility, maturity, compassion and wisdom that are supposed to come along with our muscles. All brawn and no brains, that’s what we were reduced to in the eyes of the world, especially during the infamous, insane Bush era. What a shame and what a waste – we could’ve, all that time, been doing so much good for the world and for ourselves, and instead, we perpetrated so much evil, sadly, in just about every area we touched.

    God save the world from us if we don’t catch up and grow up, in the areas where real strength counts – strength of character, conviction, principle, compassion and moral high ground, where we have been scoring so badly for…a long time.

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