Tit-for-Tat Politics, Vault 7, and the Political Distraction Game

Tit-for-Tat Politics, Vault 7, and the Political Distraction -

March 18th, 2017

By Ryan Cristián

Guest writer for Wake Up World

‘There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America.’ – FBI Director James Comey

Welcome to modern America, where freedom, rights and privacy are no longer an absolute, but something to be earned or withheld on a whim, and where the true intentions of government and what really goes on behind the political scenes are entirely obfuscated by “state secrets” and intentional, manufactured political distraction.

The Terrorist Distraction

The American people have been slowly and incrementally conditioned to accept the growing surveillance and police state, all due to some hazy fear of a verifiably manufactured danger that kills fewer people than your annual heat wave — and that is not hyperbole, it is fact. According to the National Safety Council and the National Center for Health Statistics, Americans have a 1 in 45,808 chance in their lifetime of being the victim of a terrorist attack, yet this topic seemingly justifies both the domestic and foreign policy of the US (that is arguably becoming quite un-American, “the totalitarian-tip-toe”) and clearly dominates American news coverage. Whereas, in any given year, an American has a 1 in 10,785 chance of dying due to a heat wave.

“I once asked a guy at [the National Institutes of Health] how much we should spend on preventing a disease that kills 6 per year, and he looked at me like I was crazy.” — John Mueller, a foreign policy expert at the Ohio State University and co-author of the book “Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism

The reason that self-created issues that are intrinsically harmful to the American people are essentially ignored, while being completely within our control to stop — such as the opiate epidemic which takes the life of one American every 20 minutes and is increasing with every passing day — while others are made to be headline news when in comparison their threat is almost non-existent, is due to the differing collective agenda of the ruling class. What actually comes to pass in this country has very little to do with the collective will of the American people, and almost entirely to do with the desires of a few extremely influential individuals. This was once considered “conspiracy theory”, yet today, it is essentially common knowledge, along with many other topics that were once intentionally shrouded in doubt and disbelief.

The decision as to which issues get air time in this country, and therefore gather public attention, hinges entirely on the State’s ability to use said issues to control perception and further their long-term agenda. So an issue such as the opiate epidemic is intentionally ignored (at the expense of American families), subconsciously telling all those who hear about it from independent media that it is not as serious as it’s being made out to be. In reality, however, it is the biggest issue facing Americans today.

Here’s how the lifetime odds of the most common — and feared — causes of death for Americans stack up against foreign killings (highlighted in red):

Tit-for-Tat Politics, Vault 7, and the Political Distraction - graphic - odds of dying

Compared to the threat posed by refugee terrorists — which the president’s executive order is allegedly designed to curtail — the data suggests the typical American is:

  • 6 times more likely to die from a shark attack (one of the rarest forms of death on Earth)
  • 29 times more likely to die from a regional asteroid strike
  • 260 times more likely to be struck and killed by lightning
  • 4,700 times more likely to die in an airplane or spaceship accident
  • 129,000 times more likely to die in a gun assault
  • 407,000 times more likely to die in a motor vehicle incident
  • 6.9 million times more likely to die from cancer or heart disease

Interestingly enough, there is no section for drug overdose or medical mistreatment/error, which are two of the largest causes of death today. So ask yourself why neither would be listed on a compilation of the ‘top causes of death?’ That in and of itself, speaks volumes.

Political Distraction

It would seem that the debacle that was the 2016 selection has allowed the people to see past the veil, exposing the true nature of politics. Which is why many feel that there is a concerted effort underway to bring all those exposed to this truth back into the comforting suffocation of the government fold, using all the many varied tactics at their disposal — most notably, the rise of supposedly “anti-establishment” president Trump. Thanks to a brilliantly orchestrated series of events, the world stood witness as those who were once staunch anti-establishment, anti-government advocates within the US were turned into the very state-defending, state-supporting, security-over-liberty type of person that had very recently been the focus of their scrutiny and frustration. The most interesting facet of this plan is how perfectly it works to drive those who once stood in direct opposition to government and authority in general, to actually call for their own oppression in order to stop what is actually becoming a threat to the stability of the country.

Tit-for-Tat Politics, Vault 7, and the Political Distraction 4The sad reality is that the State only feigns concern for its citizens when it serves a purpose. The real issues, such as the massive opiate addiction problem in the US, are ignored due to the political influence and control of the pharmaceutical companies, as well as the failure of the government institutions meant to be regulating these companies — all while other more benign and inconsequential issues are trumped-up and cast as the gravest issues of today. [To learn more, check out the article Licensed to Kill: Psychiatry, Big Pharma and the State-Sanctioned Drug Cartel.]

This is just one of many ways that the American people are being distracted from the real problems facing this nation. But even if Americans were able to maintain focus on the important issues, this past election was so disruptive to “politics as usual” that politicians in this country are now in complete damage control; meaning they have forgone attempting to maintain the illusion that they are here for us, in order to wage all-out war against Donald Trump, or respectively, those trying to stop him.

Tit-For-Tat Politics

The American political arena has been completely derailed and distracted today by what one could call “Tit-for-Tat” politics. Each side (as if there should only be two sides) is completely consumed with the other. The Left is entirely immersed in everything Donald Trump, seeking anything that can be used to further their party’s political future; and this comes at the cost of all the current issues that are being ignored for selfish and ambitious reasons. The Right, is completely consumed with the seemingly treasonous and destabilizing actions of the Left. Both these concerns are worthy of some time, however, what is currently taking place is the veritable suspension of effective government(if there is such a thing) in order to stifle, hinder and outright stop their political opponents, all in the best interest of the country of course (and by “country” they mean themselves, and by “best interest” they mean their interests).

Yet, in many ways, this is also an effective distraction from issues of dire importance. As all of humanity shares a morbid fascination with disaster, many can hardly look away as we grow ever-closer to destruction while continuing to scream of our greatness. Ask yourself what it is that we are being distracted from? Or for what purpose?

As bad of a situation as this currently is for the American people, there is some light on the horizon. This is no doubt a very disheartening and revealing time, yet the truth is now laid bare for all those willing to look, and the first step in solving any problem is admitting you have one. Now that we can see where the problem lies, change can begin, but it must begin with us; with you.

Tit-for-Tat Politics, Vault 7, and the Political Distraction — Roundtable (The Last American Vagabond)

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About the author:

Ryan Cristian

Driven by a desire for accuracy, chef and alternative news stalwart Ryan Cristián has a passion for the Truth. As founder and Editor-in-chief of The Last American Vagabond, he understands that Americans want their news to be transparent, devoid of the opulence frothed out by today’s Corporate Media. A cultured and insightful man with a worldly sense, Ryan’s unjaded approach offers common sense to the individual racked by the ambiguous news cycle – a vicious and manipulative merry-go-round that keeps trenchant minds at a manageable distance from the truth. Avid writer and editor by day, Truth seeker by night, Ryan’s reality defines what it means to be current.

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