Monday, October 24, 2005
Prisonplanet.com | October 19 2005
Ray McGovern, former CIA Analyst during the Regan and Bush 41 regimes, joined Alex Jones on his daily radio show Monday 17th October as part of a round table discussion of issues surrounding the Iraq war and the 'war on terror'.
McGovern launched straight into the War in Iraq and suggested that over the last few months there has been a 'sea change' in public opinion, and now over two thirds of Americans, according to major opinion polls, are against the war and can now see through the Neo-con Propaganda that so clouded their judgment in the lead up to the war.
McGovern went on to comment that there has built up an ignorant attitude amongst more well to do Americans that the troops dying everyday are expendable. There has been a shut down in the minds of people who cannot place themselves in the shoes of the families who's sons and fathers and brothers are being needlessly slaughtered for a corrupt elite agenda.
Mr McGovern stated that the war
'has nothing to do with democracy or freedom or defending 'our way of life', it is to do with enriching the pockets of those who support this administration.'
Alex then put it to Mr McGovern that Congressman Ron Paul had recently been on the show and said that The Bush Administration was openly trying to set up a martial law police state in America. McGovern responded in the affirmative:
'Well it does seem that those who have his (Bush's) ear are hell bent on giving away or providing wider responsibilities to our military. Witness what they are talking about now with......."
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Listen to Thom Hartmann's interview with Ray McGovern from 07-07-05 in this 9.5 minute MP3 from Thom Hartmann's Audio archives arranged by topic