Thursday, October 27, 2011

Libyan Support for Gaddafi

These quotes are from a Counterpunch article I read today. It reminded me how badly misinformed we are about the important issues of the day. The corporate media keep us in a state of "perfect disinformation" as Paul Craig Roberts says. We know nothing about Libya, despite the fact that hours of broadcasting have been dedicated to this story. All we hear is how horrible Gaddafi was and how much Libyans hated him and how badly they wanted to be bombed by NATO in order to be saved by the west.

Occasionally we do hear a different point of view. A point of view not dependent upon corporate media or the desire to maintain access with the white house.

"When the bodies were first exhibited curious people came and some said bad insults. But by the next day the atmosphere has completely changed. People came to honor Colonel Gadhafi for his courage in dying for what he believed was best for Libya and that was to keep Libya free from colonialism. I don’t believe the media is accurately reporting this."

“We also visited the Mahari Hotel in Sirte where we saw more than 50 bodies of Gadaffi supporters. Some had their hands behind them bound by plastic handcuffs and were executed at close range. Others had been taken from hospital beds and murdered. This crime is just one more example of the lies of the TNC and NATO. NATO forces commanded and controlled their rebels and knew what they have been doing. NATO is responsible for destroying much of our country and for what will surely happen in the coming days.”

Now the real resistance will begin! The Libyan people are now even surer than they were during this summer that the TNC sold our country to the NATO colonial countries."

Read the whole story. It is liberating to take the red pill.