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Vietnam, the Beginning of the American Empire's Destruction

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The destruction of world empires have important events that trigger the final results. In the case of the American Empire that marked its apex following World War Two the climactic event was the Vietnam War and the events that flowed from it.


The linchpin of destruction was launched by a military-industrial complex initiative carried out by what is now termed the New World Order. Then Colonel L. Fletcher Prouty, who worked closely with the CIA in the critical period shortly after World War Two when America stood at its highest military and economic peaks, wrote later about the creation of a secret team.


The ambitious game plan of a new Secret Team was to set into motion actions precipitating war that would generate economic profits for the military-industrial complex.


Mindful of the fact, made crystal clear by President Harry Truman's unleashing of the atomic bomb against Japan, that nuclear warfare would signal the end of humanity as we know it, the Secret Team sought to engineer conflicts that would provide huge enrichment to the military-industrial complex without escalating to the level of nuclear warfare.


A major calculation was made regarding the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam. Prouty noted that huge shipments of war materiel was shipped in huge crates to South Vietnam before any major policy announcement was made. It would be put to use in a conflict that escalated to the point where over a half million U.S. troops were involved at the war's peak numerical point.

In order to justify conflicts that enrich the New World Order it is essential to invoke propaganda tools in a manner to frighten citizens into believing that their entire way of life is in immediate jeopardy unless preventive action is taken.


In the case of the Vietnam War this was done through perpetrating the domino theory. The point that was shot through the body politic and media with well-timed propaganda bullets was that if an onrushing Communist tide were not halted in Southeast Asia that the nations would collapse in the manner of a capitulating row of dominoes until Asia was under Communist dominion.


The recent Oval Office tapes recorded of Vietnam War hawk President Lyndon B. Johnson are terrifying in their panic-laden outreach and absence of corroboration. Johnson dramatically proclaimed that if the efforts of the North Vietnamese were not repulsed that the Communists would invade America's homes and rape this nation's wives and daughters.


It was Johnson who on August 2, 1964 claimed that an attack had been launched against the destroyer USS Maddox by North Vietnamese forces. It is insightful to note that the response involved rushing through the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution that contained the kind of "do whatever is necessary" language that prompted the two senators who voted against it, Wayne Morse of Oregon and Ernest Gruening of Alaska, to contend that it constituted an expansive war declaration.

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Began in the journalism field in hometown of Los Angeles. Started as Sports Editor and Movie Writer at Inglewood Daily News chain after working in sportswriting of high school events at the Los Angeles Examiner.

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