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"The Americans" - Original Script (english)
10 Mar 2003
Modified: 11 Mar 2003
ORIGINAL SCRIPT COURTESY STANDARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION LTD.
(c) 1973 BY GORDON SINCLAIR
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ORIGINAL SCRIPT COURTESY STANDARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION LTD. (c) 1973 BY GORDON SINCLAIR
"LET'S BE PERSONAL" Broadcast June 5, 1973 CFRB, Toronto, Ontario

Topic: "The Americans"



The United States dollar took another pounding on German, French and British exchanges this morning, hitting the lowest point ever known in West Germany. It has declined there by 41% since 1971 and this Canadian thinks it is time to speak up for the Americans as the most generous and possibly the least-appreciated people in all the world.

As long as sixty years ago, when I first started to read newspapers, I read of floods on the Yellow River and the Yangtse. Well, Who rushed in with men and money to help? The Americans did, that's who.

They have helped control floods on the Nile, the Amazon, the Ganges and the Niger. Today, the rich bottom land of the Mississippi is under water and no foreign land has sent a dollar to help. Germany, Japan and, to a lesser extent, Britain and Italy, were lifted out of the debris of war by the Americans who poured in billions of dollars and forgave other billions in debts. None of those countries is today paying even the interest on its remaining debts to the United States.

When the franc was in danger of collapsing in 1956, it was the Americans who propped it up and their reward was to be insulted and swindled on the streets of Paris. And I was there. I saw that.

When distant cities are hit by earthquakes, it is the United States that hurries into help... Managua Nicaragua is one of the most recent examples. So far this spring, 59 American communities have been flattened by tornadoes. Nobody has helped.

The Marshall Plan... the Truman Policy... all pumped billions upon billions of dollars into discouraged countries. And now, newspapers in those countries are writing about the decadent war-mongering Americans.

I'd like to see one of those countries that is gloating over the erosion of the United States dollar build its own airplanes.

Come on... let's hear it! Does any other country in the world have a plane to equal the Boeing Jumbo Jet, the Lockheed Tristar or the Douglas 10? If so, why don't they fly them? Why do all international lines except Russia fly American planes? Why does no other land on earth even consider putting a man or a women on the moon?

You talk about Japanese technocracy and you get radios. You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles. You talk about American technocracy and you find men on the moon, not once, but several times ... and safely home again. You talk about scandals and the Americans put theirs right in the store window for everybody to look at. Even the draft dodgers are not pursued and hounded. They are right here on our streets in Toronto, most of them... unless they are breaking Canadian laws... are getting American dollars from Ma and Pa at home to spend here.

When the Americans get out of this bind... as they will... who could blame them if they said 'the hell with the rest of the world'. Let someone else buy the bonds, let someone else build or repair foreign dams or design foreign buildings that won't shake apart in earthquakes.

When the railways of France, Germany and India were breaking down through age, it was the Americans who rebuilt them. When the Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central went broke, nobody loaned them an old caboose. Both of them are still broke. I can name to you 5,000 times when the Americans raced to the help of other people in trouble.

Can you name to me even one time when someone else raced to the Americans in trouble? I don't think there was outside help even during the San Francisco earthquake.

Our neighbours have faced it alone and I am one Canadian who is damned tired of hearing them kicked around. They will come out of this thing with their flag high. And when they do, they are entitled to thumb their noses at the lands that are gloating over their present troubles.

I hope Canada is not one of these. But there are many smug, self-righteous Canadians. And finally, the American Red Cross was told at its 48th Annual meeting in New Orleans this morning that it was broke.

This year's disasters... with the year less than half-over... has taken it all and nobody... but nobody... has helped.

ORIGINAL SCRIPT COURTESY STANDARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION LTD.

(c) 1973 BY GORDON SINCLAIR


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BOYCOTT - DON'T BUY FROM STAR QUALITY MUSIC ( (english)
11 Mar 2003
This company STAR QUALITY MUSIC (SOCAN) - Is putting out STANDARD US Military establishment - Propaganda SPIN. They republish this 1973 Blurb about the very few 'nice' things that the US has spent a TINY portion of it's MASSIVE funds on - but THESE PEOPLE don't want you to know about the Real US actions in the World.
1. HOW THE US FUNDS THE ISRAELI'S DESTRUCTION OF AN OCCUPIED
PEOPLE ON THE LAND STOLEN FROM THOSE PEOPLE - PALESTINIAN
LAND. THE LARGEST SINGLE FOREIGN MILITARY AID PACKAGE
THE US USES OUR TAXES FOR IS TO FUND THE ISRAELI'S WHO
HAVE STOLEN THE PALESTINIAN'S LAND - AND WHO
THEN COMPLAIN THAT THE PALESTINIAN SUPPORTERS 'SUICIDE
BOMB' THEM TO GET THEIR OWN LAND BACK."OH BAD BAD PALEST-
INIANS - YOU SHOULD JUST LET ISRAEL TAKE YOUR HOMELAND
AND NOT TRY TO SUICIDE BOMB THEM OUT. HOW CAN YOU BE SO
UNREASONABLE?" HOW MANY PALESTINIANS KILLED BY US GOV
HELP HERE ?

2. STAR QUALITY MUSIC PRAISES THE 'GOOD RECORD' OF THE US
THAT OVERTHREW THE LEGALLY ELECTED ARBENZ GOVERNMENT OF
GUATEMALA AND PUT IN OUR OWN FAVORED MILITARY DICTATOR
ARMAS. HOW MANY BLAMELESS GUATEMALANS WERE KILLED BY THE
US IN THAT ONE? WE USED US PLANES TO BACK UP ARMAS. HOW
MANY PEOPLE KILLED BY THE US HERE?

3. IN 1953 ***EXACTLY THE SAME KIND OF PEOPLE THAT ARE IN
THE US ADMINISTRATION NOW *** GAVE KERMIT ROOSEVELT THE
HIGH-RANKING US-CIA AGENT THE MEN AND BACKING $ THAT
OVERTHREW THE LEGALLY ELECTED PREMIER MOSSADEGH OF IRAN
AND PUT THE DICTATOR SO CALLED 'SHAH' IN POWER OVER
THOSE HELPLESS PEOPLE. THEN THE CIA AND THE ISRAELI
MOSSAD RECRUITED AND TRAINED 60,000 !!! *SAVAK* SECRET
POLICE IN SURVEILLANCE AND **ELECTRONIC TORTURE** FOR
THE SHAH. HOW MANY PEOPLE KILLED BY THE US HERE?

4. AFTER THE POPULAR LEADERS CASTRO AND CHE GUEVARA DEFEAT-
ED THE TORTURING DICTATOR OF CUBA, BATISTA IN 1959 2
YEARS LATER THE US FUNDED A FORCE OF BATISTAS SUPPORTING
CUBANS TO OVERTHROW THE POPULAR REVOLUTION. SINCE THEN
IN SPITE OF US-WESTERN BLOK EMBARGO CUBA -ALTHOUGH POOR-
HAS THE ***BEST HEALTH CARE *** IN ALL LATIN AMERICA -
ACCORDING TO THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) AND
THE BEST EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN ALL LATIN AMERICA. BOTH
ARE FREE INSPITE OF THE ECONOMIC WAR AGAINST IT BY THE
US. THE US ATTACKED CUBA IN THE 'BAY OF PIGS' BUT CUBA
HAS NOT ATTACKED THE US. NOW FOR THE LAUGH *** CUBA HAS
FREE HEALTH CARE AND FREE HIGHER EDUCATION FOR ALL ITS
PEOPLE - THE US DOES NOT.

5. THE FREELY ELECTED GOVERNMENT OF SALVADORE ALLENDE OF
CHILE, WAS OVERTHROWN BY US CIA OPERATIVES, CIA
$-FUNDING AND US SUPPORT OF A JUNTA OF GENERALS THAT
PUT IN THE ***TORTURING DICATOR PINOCHET. THE US CAUSED
THE KILLING OF THOUSANDS IN THAT DICTATOR-PLACING DEST-
RUCTION OF CHILEAN DEMOCRACY. SO HOW DOES ALL THE DEST-
RUCTION OF DEMOCRACIES AND THESE US KILLINGS OF
CITIZENS IN THOSE DEMOCRACIES GIVE YOU THE RIGHT TO
PRAISE THE US FOR A FEW MINOR ACTIONS HERE?

DO YOU HAVE AN ARGUMENT OR A REBUTTAL AGAINST THESE FACTS? NO OF COURSE YOU DON'T. BECAUSE YOU ONLY CARE TO SPREAD PRO
US PROPAGANDA. YOU WON'T FACE THE TRUTH ABOUT THE FORCE FOR
WEALTH-EVIL THAT THE US HAS BEEN IN THE WORLD.
Re: "The Americans" - Original Script (english)
04 Jun 2004
the american government is so fucked up that they cant make any good decisions-- the leaders here are corrupted by greed and money --

the actions that Gordon Sinclair spoke of were action of organisations created by american people not the american government --

the actions you are speaking of in your posting are actions done by the american government

and i belive that as an american i have the right to be truthful

the american government hasnt been worth shit in over 150 years(if not longer)(mid 1800s maybe)

and if you look closley at every thing the US military does/has done in the past 80 years or so

youll notice a trend that started right after the second world war and became esspecialy prevelant after the demise of the soviet union

a major goal of the CIA and other military organisations is to try to prevent any country from getting in a position where they could challenge the US

the only country that seems evan semi exempt from this would be the UK -- which doesnt have enough natural resources to challenge....

this is opinions from an american(native born)
more specificaly these are opinions of a TEXAN

LONG LIVE FREEDOM
--to hell with the US government and all its damned polotitions!

Adian
adian_firestarter (at) juno.com