Some events echo through the pages of history causing ripples decades or even centuries later. These secondary consequences sometimes are sometimes a direct result of the events themselves, but more often than not they are driven by our perception, the mythology that we build around those events.
The narrative of 911 defined the past decade. It was used to justify the Patriot Act, the indefinite detention provisions in the NDAA of 2012 and 2013 and it was used to take America to war against Afghanistan then Iraq.
This is an open message to every member of congress on behalf of the American people and the people of the world. The decision as to whether the U.S. will attack Syria is hanging in the balance right now and officially you are the ones that will make that decision. I'm sure you're well aware of the fact that the people don't support this war, 91% appose it, and the people don't believe the official propaganda that John Kerry and the administration have been putting forward. No one's buying it.
In this video a Marine Colonel speaks out at a Concord, New Hampshire city council meeting about the militarization of police forces and what this is leading to. Pay close attention to what he's saying here.