Originally posted by Lingweenie
The smartest way for a government to have the citizens accept their oppressive laws, is for the citizens to demand it themselves.
A government can surely create and carry out an event, then blame it on their enemies. Sometimes a government may want to attack or invade a specific country, or group of people. So they need to make a "false flag" in order to blame the opposition, and give them a reason to go in and finally do their business. You never want to appear as the aggressor, you want to appear as if they decided to attack you for no apparent reason.
Some people really need to consider these things. ANY government/country is capable of doing these things. In the U.S. people seem to believe it's impossible for such a thing to happen here. But that's not true at all. People will continue to gain power any way they can. Power is like any other addiction. They need more, and more, and more, and more. And if their desire is not meet, they will bend the rules, and do whatever they have to do in order to get what they want. And creating false flags is a very good way to do this.