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By Michael C. Ruppert

The assaults of September eleven, 2001 have been complete via an grand orchestration of logistics and group of workers. Crossing the Rubicon discovers and identifies key suspects - discovering a few of them within the maximum echelons of yankee govt - by means of exhibiting how they acted in live performance to assure that the assaults produced the specified end result.
Crossing the Rubicon is exclusive not just for its case-breaking exam of Sep 11, yet for the breadth and intensity of its international photograph - an interdisciplinary research of petroleum, geopolitics, narco-traffic, intelligence and militarism - with no which Sept. 11 can't be understood.
The US production area has been generally changed through hypothesis on monetary info whose underlying fiscal fact is a dismal mystery. 1000's of billions of bucks in laundered drug funds move via Wall road every year from opium and coca fields maintained through CIA-sponsored warlords and US-backed covert paramilitary violence. America's international dominance depends upon a always turning mill of weapons, medications, oil and funds. Oil and average fuel - the fuels that make monetary progress attainable - are backed via American army strength and international lending.
In fact, 11th of September and the ensuing "War on Terror" are elements of a tremendous authoritarian reaction to an rising monetary drawback of unheard of scale. top Oil - the start of the top for our commercial civilization - is riding the elites of yank strength to enforce unthinkably draconian measures of repression, battle and inhabitants regulate. Crossing the Rubicon is greater than a narrative. it's a map of the perilous terrain wherein, jointly and by myself, we're all now making our means.

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Sometimes, however, the problem is not with the facts. We can look at a road map and say that if we are headed eastbound on Interstate 10 in southeastern New Mexico, then the next major city is El Paso. In the same way, we can look at a map of how the world works, determine our position and direction, and know what is likely to come next. One obstacle that must be overcome, however, is the inherent unwillingness of the human race to honestly admit where they really are. It is useless, while sitting in Chicago, to start driving east with a wishful expectation of getting to El Paso.

The interchangeability of the terms “corporatism” and “fascism” has long been established by traditionally progressive critics who document the amazingly large scale of American corporate welfare and the impact of corporate lobbyists on public policy. This represents an institutionalized and ongoing attack on democracy, where the benefits of national wealth are privatized while the costs are socialized; the public pays for its own victimization through waste, fraud, and abuse; and the government sells to the highest bidder its capacity to protect the general population.

The third tracks population and per-capita production of hydrocarbon energy, superimposed over energy production, showing that population will overshoot production capacity by a large margin. The catastrophe made inevitable by these limits is beginning now. This is the canvass on which the post-9/11 world is being painted. Policy makers, economists, the financial markets, and politicians are deceiving the world about how much oil and gas are really left. They have to, in order to protect the markets and their jobs.

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