With the vast resources of America's mainstream media, and its unrelenting investigations to expose the supposed "truth" behind innumerable scandals (real or fictitious), it's worth noting the hurricane-sized omission that the MSM is now, and has been refusing to address, regarding the real makeup of the organizers behind the "peace marches" that today descended on Washington, D.C.
The main organizer of these marches is "United For Peace & Justice." Gosh, who could possibly question or be against an organization with a name like that? Well, that's about as far as the mainsteam media will go; it sounds good, it sounds patriotic, it sounds benevolent, so, well, let's not look any further.
The reality is that U&J is not what it appears --- and until the MSM pulls its fingers out of its ears, 99.9% of Americans will not know "the truth" behind its benevolent-sounding facade.
On its main web page, UP&J describes itself as:
"(A) coalition of more than 1300 local and national groups throughout the United States who have joined together to protest the immoral and disastrous Iraq War and oppose our government's policy of permanent warfare and empire-building."
Hm. Well. OK, dissent can be patriotic. But who are those 1,300 groups? Well, on the Member Groups Directory link, some of them are identified:
"American Friends Service Committee, Black Radical Congress, Center for Constitutional Rights, CODEPINK, Friends of the Earth, Global Exchange, Gold Star Families for Peace, Green Party of the United States, Greenpeace, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Military Families Speak Out, National Organization for Women, National Youth and Student Peace Coalition, Not in Our Name, PAX Christi USA, RainbowPUSH Coalition, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, TrueMajority, US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, US Labor Against the War, Veterans for Peace, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, and War Resisters League"
Wow, now that sounds like a pretty non-descript, benevolent group of folks, doesn't it? (Well, those who are familiar with many of these groups know them to be fronts for fundamentally anti-American organizations --- but we'll discuss that later)
But gee... what happens when you follow the link that says "Complete List"? Holy samolians, it takes you to a directory of "member organizations" that is quite a bit more descriptive than what was alluded to before... including the following (with their mission statements/descriptors in "links"):
Commitees of Correspondence for Democracy & Socialism (link)
Communist Party USA (link)
Democratic Socialists of America (link)
Freedom Road Socialist Organization (link)
Freedom Socialist Party (link)
International Socialist Organization (link)
Socialist Alternative (link)
Socialist Party USA (link)
Young Communist League (link)
Young Democratic Socialists of America (link)
Gosh, that's a lot of socialists and communists, eh?
Wonder why those names aren't listed on UP&J's main pages, or on their flyers, or posters, or placards? Maybe because these groups' history of subversion of American principles, as documented here, and elsewhere, doesn't exactly play well with the ordinary thinking Americans who watch the nightly news?
(And that's not even mentioning the other organizations on this list, like CodePink, the Progressive Democrats of America and others, whose stated missions and ideals are practically indistinguishable from those of socialists and communists. For detailed information on these and other organizations that fomented and participated in this march and others like it, see links here, here, here and here)
Given the ease with which a 4-year-old on a computer could find the UP&J directory of the explicitly-named socialist and communist organizations that are the real driving forces behind the "peace marches" --- and which, according to their explicit statements, seek nothing less than a complete subversion of the U.S. Constitution, and its principles of individual liberty, property rights and strictly limited governmental powers --- one might wonder, when will the MSM get its head out of its collective ass, and expose this vital fact? Can you imagine what would happen The MSM would be on the organizing group and its cheerleaders like bourbon stains on Teddy Kennedy's tie at an open bar, and would not relent until they'd exposed this fact to the world, 24/7, for days on end.
Can you imagine what would happenif a group of non-leftists organized for a protest, and right there on the Web was easily-accessible information that it was aligned with groups that championed ideologies that were responsible for an estimated 100 million deaths in the 20th century --- like socialism, communism and their variants were (link, link, link)? Or which were affiliated with neo-Nazis, white supremacists, or other racists?
The MSM would be on the organizing group and its cheerleaders like bourbon stains on Teddy Kennedy's tie at an open bar, and would not relent until they'd exposed this fact to the world, 24/7, for days on end.
Why does the MSM not focus its critical eye, and its enormous resources, on exposing UP&J's real alliances, and their missions and ideals?
This is a question worth asking.
And functional, patriotic (non-communist/socialist) minds want to know.
What say you, mainstream media? Will you expose these facts?
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