Latest Update: 8:21 AM 1/19/2018
“The “Moral Black Hole” of the “Times Square”. “Happy New Year!” – Is this the message?
High Profile, “Top Stories”, Performance Crimes are the crimes of publicity; conceived, planned and committed with the aim of broadcasting the public message (“propaganda”), on the overt to the covert spectrum, and impressing it upon public imagination and emotions skillfully, as a type of the performance art. The level of sophistication and preparations in this type of crimes indicate the possible involvement of the highly skilled and experienced groups, armed with the top-notch digital technologies, and the list of the hypothetical culprits might range broadly, from the organized crime groups to the various intelligence services. M.N. – 1.19.18
The World News and Times – Selected Posts
In reversed Chinese fashion: from down up: “Happy New Year!”
Published at 9:19 AM EST on Jan 14, 2018 | Updated at 6:45 AM EST on Jan 16, 2018 –
Last Update: 11:13 AM 1/5/2018
“And the sign said: “The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls”.
Are these the words of your prophets? Or the messages from some mysterious and powerful “Joker“, or the tools and weapons of the “hybrid wars”? Are we the “Labrat Knats” on a burning “GHOST SHIP” America? Did we become just the massive supply of lab rats, lab knats – drosophilas, the human Guinea pigs, bred as the unwitting subjects for the various experiments, on and off-line, conducted by the various hostile actors?
Who is The Joker? Is this Putin, or some known or unknown to us chief in some intelligence service? Are these the non-state actors? Who are they?
Semantic analysis and interpretations
In my humble opinion, many of the recent “accidents” appear to contain some implied symbolic meanings and the symbolic “messages”. Is this the correct assessment or just the subjective, maybe even the paranoid impression? These meanings, messages, and “clues” are too visible (at least for the cued observers), too much the parts of the accidents, and too evident and even obvious, to ignore and to dismiss them; they are so by the designs of their “authors” who intend to broadcast their messages to those who are able to read them.
The “proof is in the pudding”: the various “telling parts” of the “narratives” in the various “accidents” are “internally consistent” in their compositions to tell the “story” with a certain meaning, comprising a “message”. The “stories” were also “externally” congruent with the social and political situations at a time. The things appear to be what they look like or claim to be, “prima facie”, according to a sort of “duck principle”, without implying their genesis or origin. However, this issue of “proof” is more complex than it sounds.
These “messages” may be visual, as in the graffiti signs: “LABRAT KNATS” and “GHOST SHIP”, which serve as the backdrops for the crime scenes. Or the “messages” might be in the storylines, actions, plot, drama, and the scenes of the “accidents”, as in the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, which looked like the human sacrifice in front of the Luxor Sphinx. Or in the disguised verbal-linguistic associations and allusions, usually in the names of the perpetrators, officials, or victims, and/or the places of the crime scenes, or in some other, similar clues, as in the “FARWEST Side of the LOWER” Manhattan truck attack of 10.31.17. Usually, these three components: the visuals, the dramatic actions, and the verbal allusions, are all present and mixed in various degrees. The place and the scene of Las Vegas shooting would have a quality of the mass spectacle, had it not been so real, and the similar notions of “the crimes for a show” apply to the other “accidents”. And these “shows” very often carry the symbolic meanings, a moral, a story to tell, or some other didactic content, which in one word can be called the “message”.
The symbolism and the symbolic message of the Manhattan attack also appear to be quite clear: “The US is like a rented truck speeding down the bicycle lane, after taking a left turn South from Houston (Oh, “how stoned!”) Street onto the West Side Highway (“My way or the highway” – the so-called, ironically,”Reagan Doctrine”), with its anti-Russia sanctions.
Message Crimes and Their Features
Many other previous “accident” episodes do fit this structural pattern of the “message crimes” also. The opinions about any particular interpretations might differ, but the overall meanings or the “messages” of the “accidents” should not be that difficult to grasp. These “accidents” may be viewed as the “performance crimes or acts”, conceptually within the realm of the “Performance Arts”.
These “message crimes” are committed largely for the sake of broadcasting the message, with the purposes of intimidating, warning, “punishing”, “propaganda”, etc. These types of the public and social messaging were used quite often throughout the human history and were retained in the religious myths.
“Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin: numbered, numbered, weighed, and divided”, said the “writing on the wall“, or in other words, the issue was analyzed, understood, prognosticated, and decided. In our days, the mobility and the ubiquity of the “social media walls” are combined with their traditional, although digital, monumentalism.
Any crime is a message and a sick one, but the “crimes as performance acts” and as “the messages” proper, have their own distinct features. These are the crimes for the show and documentation in all forms and media, designed to be performed with flair and panache; as in a movie, drama, story, picture, graffiti, or like in a dream; with the aims of reaching the broadest and the most susceptible audiences. The broad and intense media coverage is the organic feature of these “messages”; direct and/or indirect media manipulations and influencing are also possible. The use of these “accidents” as the communication tools, subject to interpretations, within the large and disparate criminal groups, is also a possibility. The conceptualization of the “crimes for the sake of broadcasting the message” and elaboration of their typology might be helpful for their investigations by generating new hypotheses, leads, ideas, and understanding, and the “correct” or at least adequate interpretation of the “message of the crime” might be the key to analysis.
FBI: The Perfect Robots
Does the FBI see the picture?
The answer, in Tacoma train derailment, could not be more of a direct hit. It was also directed at the FBI itself, calling them the “Lab Rats”, incapable of conducting the real, in-depth investigations and uncovering the truth, and incapable of solving the real problems. “It is unwise to conceal the truth and to pretend that all is well”, opined Dana Priest in her article “Russia’s Election Meddling Is Another American Intelligence Failure”.
The issues of the possible intended effects and the impacts of the mass killings and various “accidents” on the course of the Elections 2016, and the other, previous elections (as the tools of psychological and social “meddling” by intimidation and manipulation) remain open, unacknowledged, and unaddressed, in accordance with the “Three Monkeys Rule”. Statistically, the pre-election cycle increases in the numbers and frequencies of the suspicious accidents and mass killings are evident in a plain sight.
9/11, Part 2
The current times look like the protracted stage of the same 9/11, Part 2. It was allowed to develop because the first part, the original 9/11 was not investigated, assessed, analyzed, diagnosed, and addressed properly and correctly. This is a heavy statement, charge, and accusation. I am aware of it, and I feel, just like many other people, thinking and writing on this subject, that there is sufficient basis to form this impression. The issues now are to re-investigate, “without fear or favor”, and to get the Truth out. The FBI has to either to respond to these challenges or to fold and to close the shop. Or at best, to reorganize and to rename themselves into the Bureau for prevention of child abuse, which will be much more congruent with their current interests and abilities, but only after weeding out the psychopaths and the child molesters from their own midst, where they comprise probably no less than 50%, by the most gracious estimates.
The FBI did not report the “Otherwise Illegal Activity”, the crimes specifically approved by the FBI (no one knows for what purposes), for 2016. What do they have to hide?! Did the FBI become the frank and overt criminal organization, the “Federal Mob”, hiding behind the government shingle?!
Should the FBI indeed be abolished?
The FBI is deteriorating and degenerating in front of our eyes, and the signs of it abound. The in-depth reassessment is needed, if we want this organization to survive and to revitalize. It is not the exaggeration to add that this is the matter of survival of America herself, as we know it.
The calls to abolish the FBI are serious, consistent, timely, and well-founded. There appears to be the universal chorus of the FBI criticism, including from the DOJ. The main concerns are the lack of efficiency and the lack of professionalism.
In some opinions, the FBI is nothing more than the incompetent nest of the corrupt psychopaths and treacherous moles, a Mob in and by itself, in its structure, nature, Moda Operandi, claims to social controls, etc., etc., and it is unreformable and is inconsistent with the American spirit, history, traditions, and culture, and should be abolished.
Restricting the access to information, including the statistical data, is the sign of the stonewalling. Did the FBI become the army of The Perfect Robots, too dysfunctional and unmanageable to be the solution? Should the FBI indeed be abolished?
Somewhat similar sentiment regarding the current perceptions of moral, social, and political decline was expressed by Bret Stephens, who noted that “there’s no need to obsess about electoral collusion when the real issue is moral capitulation.” Is this the truth in general, and is this the truth with regard to the FBI? Did they, or are they ready to capitulate, morally, psychologically, and in any other sense, to the Mob, to Russia, and to the other adversaries, opponents, and enemies?
Update: 8:21 AM 1/19/2018
Performance, Message, and Hate Crimes
A performance crime is an illegal act that is committed with the intention of being witnessed by an audience or seeking an audience afterwards. Typically, in contemporary performance crime, the perpetrator records video of the crime or has someone else record it and then posts the video to a social media site such as Facebook, YouTube or Twitter.