Patriot Acts - Special Handling
Once I had an editor tell me that it seemed inconceivable to him that anyone could work to destroy his or her own nation. It is normal that people have a hard time envisioning that America could face such a devastating attack from foreign or domestic terrorist as is presented in Patriot Acts. We seem, as a people, to have an uncanny knack for forgetting the past or a dangerous lack of ability to think of a future where America could be at her knees in the face of such a terrible attack that we have nowhere to turn.

In Patriot Acts, America finds itself under covert nuclear attack from a unified force of the Islamic Republic of Iran and radical American Militia groups; setting aside their political and religious differences to carry out the widest and deadliest attack on America in the nation's history. In the midst of an unsure, newly inaugurated presidency, the attack is discovered and the new President must forgo the honeymoon and take grave and massive actions to spare the nation.


In this post, I have added two articles about the nation of Iran, which is the root of terrorism in the world today. Recently, The United Nations announced that Iran now has enriched enough nuclear material to build a nuclear bomb. Even now, Iran's nuclear sites are coming online and that should make America and the world take notice that we are about to have a new enemy that will make the Iran of yesterday pale in comparison to the enemy they are about to become.


Please take a look at the two articles about Iran's militaristic actions and their desire to attack Israel, which would be tantamount to an attack on the United States itself. After you read them, go on and read the excerpt from my novel Patriot Acts. I think you'll find it highly plausible and eye-opening. Today, we do not need more talk or carrot sticks for this evil government in Tehran. We need, Patriot Acts! - Steven Clark Bradley


PROF. BERNARD LEWIS WARNS OF IRANIAN LEADERS'


"APOCALYPTIC MINDSET"



President Ahmadinejad is driving Iran's foreign policy. Incoming Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and I have discussed the subject and I believe he understands the seriousness of the situation. Unfortunately, neither President Obama administration nor the new Congressional leadership seems to understand whom they are facing in Tehran.


In that context, I was encouraged to see a transcript of a panel discussion last week in which Princeton Professor Bernard Lewis, arguably the West's foremost expert on Islam and the Middle East, warned of the "apocalyptic mindset" of the current Iranian leadership and said Ahmadinejad in particular cannot be deterred by the arms control strategies that worked with the Soviet Union.


Excerpts: "In Islam, as in Judaism and Christianity, there is a scenario for the end of times, where the final battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil will occur. For Christians and Muslims alike, this means between 'us' and 'them.' The 'us' being differently defined, the 'them' being more or less the same. From the view of a certain section within the Iranian leadership, it's not by any means unanimous, that time is now. For a group… whose main leader is [Iranian President Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad, the apocalyptic time has come. "Ma'adi," the Muslim messiah is already here. The final battle has already begun. That is important for another reason, and that is concerning Iran's nuclear weapon. The Soviet Union had weapons right through the cold war, but neither side used them because they were aware the other side would use them as well. It was called mutual assured destruction (MAD) which was the main deterrent of using the weapons. For most of the Iranian leadership, MAD would work as a deterrent. But for Ahmadinejad and his group, with their apocalyptic mindset, MAD is not a deterrent, but an inducement. They believe that the end of time has come and the sooner the better. So the good can go enjoy the delights of paradise and the wicked, meaning all of us here, can go to eternal damnation.

NETANYAHU GETS THE NOD


AS U.N. SAYS IRAN HAS


ENOUGH URANIUMTO


BUILD FIRST NUCLEAR BOMB



Benjamin Netanyahu received the official word today from Israeli President Shimon Peres that he has six weeks to put together a coalition to lead the next government of Israel. The announcement came as the U.N. announced that Iran now has enough uranium to build its first nuclear weapon.


Given the seriousness of the growing crisis with Iran, Netanyahu is calling for a broad "unity government" that would include Tzipi Livni's Kadima party.

"For decades we have not withstood so many challenges at the same time," said Netanyahu. "To face up to these challenges we need to join hands and unite all the forces within the people. I call on all parties, those who recommended me and those who didn't. I turn to [Kadima leader Tzipi] Livni and to [Labor leader Ehud] Barak - let us join hands and pledge for the future of Israel. I hope to meet with you first and discuss a wide unity government."



Livni, however, today said she refuses to serve with Netanyahu. "Today, the foundations of a right-wing extremist government under Netanyahu were set," Livni wrote in a text message sent to 80,000 Kadima members. "The path of such a government is not our own and we have nothing to look for there. You didn't vote for us in order to provide a kosher certificate for a right-wing government, and we need to provide an alternative of hope from the opposition."


The big question for Netanyahu, however, may not be how best to form his government, but how his government - whatever form it takes - will interact President Barack Obama, given the deep fissures between the two men over how to stop Iran from becoming a nuclear-armed power.


"Iran is developing nuclear weapons and poses the greatest threat to our existence since the War of Independence," said Netanyahu. "Iran's terror wings surround us from the north and south" Based on my conversations with Israel's next Prime Minister, I believe Netanyahu fundamentally understands the apocalyptic, genocidal Islamic eschatology driving Iran's current leaders. By contrast, I am convinced that President Obama or Secretary of State Clinton do not understand at all the End Times beliefs of the current leaders of Iran, and are thus making wrong policy choices based on their lack of understanding. Let us pray, therefore, that as Mr. Netanyahu forms his government and then meets with President Obama and top U.S. leaders that he is able to help American officials understand who they are dealing with in Tehran, and find a way to work together to stop Iran before it is too late.


Excerpt From Patriot Acts - Special Handling

Saturday, February 21, 2009


Fisher Harrison's eyes were closed in a drug-induced stupor, but his mind was replaying the day his family abandoned him! He saw it all afresh and looked out over a terrain that was lifeless, and yet there were living crawling things all around him, in the shrubs, in the bald headed trees and all around his feet. Some of the things were insects, others were reptilian but the large majority of them were human. Down the highway of death all about him was the burnt out carnage of a war that was caused by a man set on seizing the Middle East and setting it ablaze and resulting from a President's lack of resolve to finish a job barely halfway completed. Cars, Trucks, both civilian and military, the carcasses of tanks and men alike were strewn about like God had reached down and picked it all up at once and tossed it into space and let it fall at will! Bodies of men with their limbs blown off were everywhere with the detached limbs of another comrade's arm, leg or head laying next to them. This highway of madness Fisher Harrison saw so clearly as he looked at the residue of 100 hours of slaughter that had taken Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait. Fisher Harrison lamented, as he knew that his brothers in arms had been removed from their advance to kill the tyrant only to be assured that they'd have to return one day to repeat it all over again, only at a far more wretched price! They were all gone! Fisher looked over the horizon in every direction to see if even a cloud of smoke could be seen from a retreating Bradley or Abrams. There was nothing! They were gone; all gone except for him! The only remaining American thing he could still see was the chopper he had escaped from death in; the chopper where 7 of his fellow Special Black Ops had not been so lucky. As Fisher took out his long-range viewers the only hint of the war left were thick, black clouds rising into the sky from the incinerated oil wells in Kuwait and the various cars, trucks, and military hardware that had not yet burned themselves out!

Fisher saw movement to his left. He walked over to a car that was burnt beyond recognition. Inside was the dead body of a young Arab girl, about 16. On top of her was an Iraqi soldier still breathing and still inside her where he had been when an exploding shell had impacted close to the car where he had been reviling her. His breathing was shallow and his eyes opened slowly as he regained consciousness and he mumbled!

"Allah Wakbar…"


The soldier's eyes opened and Fisher saw him look down at the girl he had been raping when he had been knocked unconscious. The soldier had not seen Fisher but looked down at the dead girl under him and he started to laugh. It had seemed ironic to him that she had escaped her pain by dying and he had been forced to continue in his by living. The soldier slapped the dead girl across the face and then spat on her just before he pulled himself out of her. He stood up and looked down at the young Iraqi girl, one of his own, and laughed again before turning around to see Colonel Fisher Harrison's gun staring in his face.
"American! You are American! War over! God bless America! God bless America!"

Fisher kept the gun directly about six inches from the Iraqi's face and aimed between the Muslim Rapist's eyes!

"Thank you, God always blesses America! Give your Allah my regards!"

Fisher squeezed the trigger and the Iraqi's face exploded before Fisher's eyes!
Fisher Harrison didn't flinch! Killing was his job. It was what he did without the slightest increase in his pulse.

He heard a sudden sound of rotors twirling and saw the tornado-like affect of a Black Hawk heading his way and stirring up the desert floor. He looked straight ahead of him and up and saw a chopper and his heartbeat picked up speed when he thought of his brethren coming to take him out of this field of twisted metal, war-ravaged breathless faces and smoldering death!


The chopper continued its approach and then the pilot and his Ordinance Specialist saw Fisher! The chopper flew toward him and hovered overhead. Fisher started waving his arms until he saw the expression on the pilot and Or. Spec's faces. Fisher then just stood there under the chopper holding his hands up with sand and debris being propelled all around him and in him realizing they had not come to rescue him but to kill him, to get him out of the way!
Fisher stared into their faces less than one hundred feet above him with a huge caliber round staring back at him. The pilot could not take his eyes off Fisher! Fisher was sure he had seen tears run down both of their faces! Fisher too had the same sort of eyes looking back at them pleading with them to take their brother home!

Fisher turned his back to them and fell to his knees and looked at the death all around him. He raised his arms and cried out!

"Who are we? What have we become? What can we defend?"

This was a case of 'Special Handling'! Perhaps his own brothers would make him one with his dead comrades, but if so it would be a shot in the back! Why would he bravely take a bullet to the forehead when the nation he had so bravely fought for was about to so cowardly make him disappear?

The pilot just hung there in the air and Fisher resolved himself to his fate and knew there would be justice, even if not in this life! Fisher finally turned around and looked up at the two soldiers hanging in the metal whirling bird hanging not so far above him. He saw the pilot lean over and say something to his Or. Spec. Then the Or. Spec held a radio like the one Fisher had at his side. He flashed Fisher four fingers and Fisher turned the radio to channel four and could now hear all communications between the chopper and base camp. The chopper maneuvered about ten feet to the right of Fisher.

Inside the cockpit, Kuwait command enquired of the soldiers' mission.

"Have you located the target?"

"That's affirmative! Target in sight, Sir."

"Execute then for God sake!"

"Roger that! Executing now sir!"

Then the chopper that had moved away from Fisher loaded its gun and the Or. Spec stuck his head out of the craft and Fisher saw him very plainly and clearly! Fisher had told himself he would never forget his face, but he eventually would. The Or. Spec waved at Fisher to get down on the ground. Fisher concurred and the Or. Spec fired off fifteen rounds just to Fisher's right. Fisher knew they had missed and knew they had chosen to miss!

The chopper then maneuvered direct over top of Fisher and the Or. Spec took a large plastic bag full of blood and dropped it down from the chopper so it would fall directly on Fisher whose body was still splayed out flatly in the corrupted sand of the Highway of Hell! It busted open on impact! The Or. Spec then took a camera and shot several photos of Fisher lying there, apparently dead! The Or. Spec then looked down at Fisher and Fisher looked up and the soldiers above who had placed their right extended fingers to their foreheads and saluted Colonel Fisher Harrison!

"Kuwait Command, this is Merciless One"
"Merciless one? That is not your call sign."

"Target is down! I repeat target is down!"

"Do you have verification?"

"That's affirmative, Sir and we have just killed one of our own and have earned any call sign we chose!"

"You are to maintain radio darkness!"

"Sir, after we get this bird safely to her nest, consider the both of us as having resigned our commissions and never fly for this force again! And you can then take your darkness and stick it up your ass! Sir! Merciless One, over and out!"

"Come in Mercy One, Mercy One, do you read me...?"

The chopper lifted high into the sky and flew away! Fisher saw it leaving, growing smaller and then vanish! Fisher rolled over on his back and looked straight up and screamed!

"What have we become!?" and his eyes forced themselves open!


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