Exene Cervenka
Exene Cervenka

Exene Says: Living and Dying Under the Black-and-White Rainbow

[Editor's Note: Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. Her column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories to political theories and observations about what's going on in this fucked up world of ours. To contact her, send all messages to askexene@ocweekly.com.]

The Creatures in control have a motto: "Let no tragedy go to waste." In other words, even when horrific events are not false-flag manipulations, such events can still serve the ultimate goals of those in power.

As an important part of the ruling structure, the mainstream media (MSM) is always in cahoots. Why was the killing of Trayvon Martin chosen as a top story by the MSM? Do not misunderstand me here. I do not support the verdict, and I question the whole event. But why is so much attention focused on this case when so many children and adults of all races are murdered every day? Why, when children and women are sexually abused, raped, sold into slavery? Why, when law enforcement can violate the human rights of citizens without cause and never face criminal charges?

Celebrities and politicians got involved. Millions of people were outraged that an unarmed, 17-year-old African-American was shot and killed by a guy who had no business chasing him down in the first place. Others defended George Zimmerman, using the Stand Your Ground law as an excuse.

Well, we all know the terrible, sad details because they were shoved, nonstop, into our infotainment feeding tubes. We followed along as the MSM predicted arrest, trial, acquittal and riots. It was obvious this tragedy was being used to exploit the masses, to provoke unrest, to possibly lead to all-out race riots. But why? Was it for ratings? Just laziness, an easy story to cover, with predictable outcomes? Racism is a stalwart tool of the Creatures, and the MSM loves it. It keeps us at one another's throats and full of hate, and best of all, it makes people scared of one another.

And why are other people arrested for firing warning shots at burglars or defending their homes and families against real criminals, but Zimmerman goes free?

Perhaps the goal is to provoke us into widespread civil unrest, so that the Ultimate Crackdown can commence. In general, if the MSM or the Creatures want you to react lawlessly or behave a certain way, try to do the opposite.

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