Janet C. Phelan: The international response to the US human rights crisis echoes similar mechanisms we see in the US. In the US there is no lack of laws and enforcement agencies. There is rather a selective failure to enforce existing laws.
Janet Phelan: It appears that forces working through the US government, and with knowledge and complicity of other world leaders, are perched on the edge of deploying a biological weapons attack that will simply change the human footprint on the globe.
Janet Phelan: One might come away with the impression that the US simply views its elders as bank accounts to be harvested, without any human qualities whatsoever
Janet Phelan: What the world may not be aware of is that non-CIA connected individuals, who are merely attempting to correct or broadcast injustices, are now facing jail time.
Janet Phelan: Abu Ghraib may or may not have been the locus of experiments by the Iraqi leadership. What is certain is that the US is engaged in experiments on its own people, without informed consent, some of which achieve the definition of torture.
Janet Phelan: One of the disturbing aspects of the Flint situation is how many people at how many levels of government knew about the problem and did not act. Officials at local, state and federal level are implicated in knowing about the leaded water problem and failing to act. Flint Lead Poisoning
Janet Phelan: While the pundits earnestly discuss the merits of the candidates, there lurks off screen a question that is growing in magnitude. “Does it really matter?” has been joined by an equally dark concern: “Is this only theatre?”
Janet Phelan: The US engagement in the Middle East has an unexplored impetus and if allowed to continue unchecked will have unexpected and world-changing consequences.
Janet C. Phelan: The scars from the abuses that Family Court refuses to address, refuses to protect them from, will be carried throughout the rest of their lives.
Janet Phelan: It has recently come to light that the Pentagon FedExed live anthrax to all 50 states and to nine foreign countries.
Janet Phelan: The possibilities inherent in such manipulation are staggering. Not only could genetic diseases be removed from the developing embryo, but new and better attributes could be factored in.
Janet Phelan: Americans are being drugged silly. Per capita, the US population consumes an astounding number of psychiatric medications: one in five Americans takes at least one psychiatric drug.
Janet Phelan: The secret history of relations between the United States and Israel has been fraught with betrayal and sabotage. It is a history of duplicity and fakery, one painted with smiles and handshakes, while the hidden hand is poised to attack.