Tag Archives: Fort Benning

Yes it was the iconic reaction shot

The White House Situation Room group photo of everyone fixated on the live video feed of Operation Geronimo was “iconic” alright, in composition virtually Alfred Aisenstaedt’s original. Your eye is drawn to center right where Hillary Clinton recoils not sure what to think, she’s a foil to the uniform enthusiasm. Scanning the background as we read a page, Biden knows they’re going to hell, Obama is the everyman caught mid-gasp, he reflects us. The rest are the upraised arm, cheering with ass-kicking glee. In Paris they were watching St. George slay the dragon, puppets no less –how far we’ve come– though Punch & Judy would have been analogous enough: a Navy Seals home invasion, Fort Benning School of the Americas style; a night-visioned, take-no-prisoners death squad, riding in on not just the proverbial black helicopters, but apparently a black-budget three-rotor model never yet publicly unveiled, literally, bin Laden was shown it and they had to kill him.

Reagan’s legacy in El Salvador

soa-school-americas-fort-benningAfter the US government put the death squads in power with oodles of US tax payer money pouring in to pay for the Pentagon organized terrorism there, what is his legacy in El Salvador today? Funes Enjoys Honeymoon Period in El Salvador with a 70% approval rating. He is the FMLN (the people Reagan had us killing) candidate who is now President after 4 ‘terms’ of US/ ARENA dictatorship imposed by the Pentagon on the Salvadoran people.