Monday, December 29, 2014

Secrets of the CIA! (Part 3)

False Flagging the World towards War. The CIA Weaponizes Hollywood
By Larry Chin
Global Research, December 27, 2014
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Almost all wars begin with false flag operations.
The coming conflicts in North Korea and Russia are no exception.
Mass public hysteria is being manufactured to justify aggression against Moscow and Pyongyang, in retaliation for acts attributed to the North Korean and Russian governments, but orchestrated and carried out by the CIA and the Pentagon.

The false flagging of North Korea: CIA weaponizes Hollywood
The campaign of aggression against North Korea, from the hacking of Sony and the crescendo of noise over the film, The Interview, bears all the markings of a CIA false flag operation.
The hacking and alleged threats to moviegoers has been blamed entirely on North Korea, without a shred of credible evidence beyond unsubstantiated accusations by the FBI. Pyongyang’s responsibility has not been proven. But it has already been officially endorsed, and publicly embraced as fact.
The idea of "America under attack by North Korea" is a lie.
The actual individuals of the mysterious group responsible for the hacking remain conveniently unidentified. A multitude of possibilities—Sony insiders, hackers-for-hire, generic Internet vandalism—have not been explored in earnest. The more plausible involvement of US spying agencies—the CIA, the NSA, etc. , their overwhelming technological capability and their peerless hacking and surveillance powers—remains studiously ignored.
Who benefits? It is illogical for Pyongyang to have done it. Isolated, impoverished North Korea, which has wanted improved relations with the United States for years (to no avail), gains nothing by cyberattacking the United States with its relatively weak capabilities, and face the certainty of overwhelming cyber and military response. On the other hand, Washington benefits greatly from any action that leads to regime change in North Korea.
But discussion about Pyongyang’s involvement—or lack of—risks missing the larger point.
This project, from the creation of The Interview to the well-orchestrated international incident, has been guided by the CIA, the Pentagon, and the State Department from the start. It is propaganda. It is a weapon of psychological warfare. It is an especially perverted example of military-intelligence manipulation of popular culture for the purpose of war.
There is nothing funny about any of it.
The Interview was made with the direct and open involvement of CIA and Rand Corporation operatives for the express purpose of destabilizing North Korea. Star and co-director Seth Rogen has admitted that he worked "directly with people who work in the government as consultants, who I’m convinced are in the CIA". Originally conceived to be a plot taking place in an "unnamed country", Sony Pictures co-chairman Michael Lynton, who also sits on the board of the Rand Corporation, encouraged the film makers to make the movie overtly about murdering Kim Jong-Un. Bruce Bennett, the Rand Corporation’s North Korean specialist, also had an active role, expressing enthusiasm that the film would assist regime change and spark South Korean action against Pyongyang. Other government figures from the State Department, even operatives connected to Hillary Clinton, read the script.
The infantile, imbecilic, tasteless, reckless idiots involved with The Interview, including the tasteless Rogen and co-director Evan Goldberg, worked with these military-intelligence thugs for months. "Hung out" with them. They do not seem to have had any problem being the political whores for these Langley death merchants. In fact, they had fun doing it. They seem not to give a damn, or even half a damn, that the CIA and the Pentagon have used them, and co-opted the film for an agenda far bigger than the stupid movie itself. All they seem to care about was that they are getting publicity, and more publicity, and got to make a stupid movie. Idiots.
The CIA has now succeeded in setting off a wave of anti-North Korea war hysteria across America. Witness the ignorant squeals and cries from ignorant Americans about how "we can’t let North Korea blackmail us", "we can’t let Kim take away our free speech". Listen to the ridiculous debate over whether Sony has the "courage" to release the film to "stand up to the evil North Koreans" who would "blackmail America" and "violate the rights" of idiot filmgoers, who now see it as a "patriotic duty" to see the film.
These mental midgets—their worldviews shaped by the CIA culture ministry with its endorsed pro-war entertainment, violent video games, and gung-ho shoot ‘em ups—are hopelessly brain-curdled, irretrievably lost. Nihilistic and soulless, as well as stupid, most Americans have no problem seeing Kim Jong-Un killed, on screen or in reality. This slice of ugly America is the CIA’s finest post-9/11 army: violent, hate-filled, easily manipulated, eager to obey sheeple who march to whatever drumbeat they set.
And then there are the truly dumb, fools who are oblivious to most of reality, who would say "hey lighten up, it’s only a comedy" and "it’s only a movie". Naïve, entitled, exceptionalist Americans think the business of the war—the murderous agenda they and their movie are helping the CIA carry out —is all just a game.
The CIA’s business is death, and that there are actual assassination plans in the files of the CIA, targeting heads of state. Kim Jong-Un is undoubtedly on a real assassination list. This is no funny, either.
The real act of warThe provocative, hostile diplomatic stance of the Obama administration speaks for itself. Washington wanted to spark an international incident. It wants regime change in Pyongyang, does not care what North Korea or China think, and does not fear anything North Korea will do about it.
On the other hand, imagine if a film were about the assassination of Benjamin Netanyahu and the toppling of the government in Tel Aviv. Such a film, if it would ever be permitted even in script form, would be stopped cold. If it made it through censors that "magically" never slowed down The Interview (and yes, there is censorship in America, a lot of it) Obama would personally fly to Tel Aviv to apologize. At the very least, Washington would issue statements distancing themselves from the film and its content.
Not so in the case of The Interview. Because American elites actually want the Kim family murdered.
Despite providing no proof of North Korean involvement, President Barack Obama promised a "proportional response". Promptly, North Korea’s Internet was mysteriously shut down for a day.
Unless one is naïve to believe in this coincidence, all signs point to US spy agencies (CIA, NSA, etc.) or hackers working on behalf of Washington and Langley.
Given the likelihood that North Korea had nothing to do with either the hacking of Sony, the initial pulling of the movie (a big part of the publicity stunt, that was not surprisingly reversed) or the "blackmailing" of moviegoers, the shutting down of North Korea’s Internet was therefore a unilateral, unprovoked act of war. Washington has not officially taken responsibility. For reasons of plausible denial, it never will.
Perhaps it was a dry run. A message. The US got to test how easily it can take down North Korea’s grid. As we witnessed, given overwhelming technological advantage, it was very easy. And when a war against Pyongyang begins in earnest, American forces will know exactly what they will do.
The US is flexing its Asia-Pacific muscles, sending a message not only to Pyongyang, but to China, a big future target. Some of the other muscle-flexing in recent months included the anti-Beijing protests in Hong Kong (assisted by the CIA and the US State Department), ongoing provocations in the South China Sea over disputed oil, and new defense agreements that place new anti-missile systems and missile-guided naval vessels to the region.
The bottom line is that America has once again been mobilized into supporting a new war that could take place soon. The CIA and Sony have successfully weaponized a stupid movie, making it into a cause and a battle cry.
If and when bombs fall on North Korea, blood will be on the hands of the makers of The Interview, every single executive who allowed it to be made, and the hordes who paid to see it.
If America were a decent, sane society, The Interview would be exposed, roundly denounced, boycotted and shunned. Instead it is celebrated.
The CIA should be condemned. Instead, Seth Rogen hangs out with them. America, increasingly dysfunctional, loves them. Obeys them.
The false flagging of RussiaRegarding The Interview, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich issued a statement in sympathy with North Korea, correctly calling the film’s concept aggressive and scandalous, and decried the US retaliatory response as counterproductive and dangerous to international relations.
Of course. Washington has no interest in improved international relations.
The Russians should know.
Like Kim Jong-Un, Vladimir Putin has been vilified, demonized and false-flagged, incessantly. If Kim is today’s object of ridicule, Putin is Evil Incarnate.
Consider the hysterical, desperate provocations by Washington in recent months.
A US-NATO coup, engineered by the CIA, toppled the government of Ukraine, planting a pro-US neo-Nazi criminal apparatus on Russia’s doorstep. The CIA and its worldwide network of propagandists pinned the blame on Putin and Russia for aggression, and for obstructing "democracy".
The MH-17 jetliner is downed by Ukrainian operatives, with the support of the CIA, Mi-6, etc. etc. This false flag operation was blamed on Russia— "Putin’s Missile". The US and NATO are still trying to pin these murders on Putin.
The war against the Islamic State—a massive CIA false flag operation—seeks to topple with the the Assad government as well as to militarily counter Russia. The ongoing Anglo-American conquest of regional oil and gas supplies, and energy transport routes is also aimed at checkmating Russia and China across the region.
The US and NATO have attacked the Russian federation with sanctions. The US and Saudi Arabia have collapsed oil prices, to further destroy the Russian economy. Full-scale military escalations are being planned. The US Congress is pushing new legislation tantamount to an open declaration of war against Russia.
What next? Perhaps it is time for the CIA to produce a Seth Rogen-James Franco movie about assassinating Putin. Another "parody". Or how about a movie about killing Assad, or anyone else the United States wants to make into a Public Enemy? Don’t think Langley isn’t working on it.
The return of the Bushes (who were never gone) In the midst of all escalating war hysteria comes news that Jeb Bush is "actively exploring" running for president in 2016. The long predicted return of the Bush family, the kings of terrorism, the emperors of the false flag operation, back to the White House appears imminent.
The CIA will have its favorite family back in the Oval Office, with true CIA scion to manage the apocalyptic wars are likely to be launched in earnest in the next two years: Russia/Ukraine, North Korea, the Middle East.
Jeb Bush will "finish the job".The 2016 presidential "contest" will be a charade. It is likely to put forth two corrupt establishment political "friends" posing as adversaries, when in fact, they are longtime comrades and conspirators. On one side, Hillary (and Bill) Clinton. On the other side, Jeb Bush, with George H.W., George W. and all of the Bush cronies crawling back out of the rotten woodwork. The fact is that the Clintons and Bushes, and their intertwined networks, have run the country since the 1980s, their respective camps taking turns in power, with Obama as transitional figurehead (his administration has always been run by neoliberal elites connected to the Clintonistas, including Hillary Clinton herself).
The collective history of the Bushes stretches back to the very founding of the American intelligence state. It is the very history of modern war criminality. The resume is George H.W. Bush—the CIA operative and CIA Director—is long and bloody, and littered with cocaine dust. The entire Bush family ran the Iran-Contra/CIA drug apparatus, with the Clintons among the Bush network’s full partners in the massive drug/weapons/banking frauds of that era, the effects of which still resonate today. And we need not remind that the Bush clan and 9/11 are responsible for the world of terror and false flag foreign policy and deception that we suffer today.
While it remains too early to know which way the Establishment will go with their selection (and it depends on how world war shakes out between now and 2016), it is highly likely that Jeb
Bush would be the pick.Hillary Clinton has already been scandalized—"Benghazi-ed". Jeb Bush, on the other hand, has ideal Establishment/CIA pedigree. He has waited years for the stupid American public to forget the horrors that his family—Georges H.W. and W.— brought humanity. And now Americans , with their ultra-short memories, have indeed forgotten, if they had ever understood it in the first place.
And the American public does not know who Jeb Bush is, beyond the last name. Jeb Bush, whom Barbara Bush always said was the "smart one", has been involved in Bush narco-criminal business since Iran-Contra. His criminal activities in Florida, his connection with anti-Castro Cuban terrorists and other connections are there, for those who bother to investigate them. His Latin American connections—including his ability to speak fluent Spanish, a Latin wife and a half-Latin son (George P. Bush, the next up and coming political Bush)—conveniently appeals to the fastest-growing demographic, as well as those in the southern hemisphere drug trade. Recent Obama overtures towards the Latino demographic—immigration, Cuba—appear to be a Democratic Party move to counter Jeb Bush’s known strengths in the same demographic.
Today, in the collective American mind, Kim Jong-Un and Vladimir Putin are "the bad guys". But the mass murdering war criminal Bushes are saints. "Nice guys".
A Jeb Bush presidency will be a pure war presidency, one that promises terror, more unspeakable than we are experiencing now, lording it over a world engulfed in holocaust.
This is not a movie.
Copyright © 2014 Global Research
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No More Torture! It's Wrong on All Levels!


Published on Dec 27, 2014
With the recent damning CIA Torture Report, ATC take a look at what really has happened. 
Published on Dec 26, 2014
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. absolutely destroys this CIA lawyer's argument that torture was the correct tactic to use in the post-911 environment.With historical references to many famous historical US officials including Lincoln and Washington denouncing the practice of torture, there's little this lawyer can come back with.The US has maintained a legacy of not torturing their prisoners from the Cold War back. Where is this justification coming from now?
Published on Dec 26, 2014
Despite injustices committed by the Bush administration after the September 11th attack, Obama refuses to hold the wrong-doers accountable.
Though he admits the practices were torturous, and therefore criminal, he chooses to remain "agnostic" about whether or not the tactics worked and does not plan to pursue the issue further.
His reasoning for not taking appropriate actions in response to the recent release of the torture report may have something to do with his close ties to the CIA director.
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CIA Torture Report Fallout: Foreign Leaders Under Fire For Hosting 'Black' Sites
Connor Adams Sheets @ConnorASheets
December 11 2014
Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani, center, speaks to the media during an event in Kabul on Wednesday. Ghani said in his remarks that reports of CIA torture at a detention center in his country "violated all accepted norms of human rights in the world." 
The heavily redacted U.S. Senate report on the torture and brutal interrogation tactics employed at CIA prisons around the world in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks has shined a bright light on the conduct of American officials and interrogators who participated. But it is also causing headaches for both current and former leaders of nations that let the U.S. run "black site" prisons where the CIA tortured terror suspects.
"This post-9/11 response to detainees was an international endeavor," said Max Abrahms, a professor of political science at Northeastern University in Boston and terrorism expert. "It may have been spearheaded by the CIA, but the United States delegated out these black sites, and therefore other countries in the world are also to an extent culpable."
The extensive report released Tuesday concluded "enhanced interrogation" techniques used by the CIA were ineffective. It said the CIA misled the public, Congress and the Bush administration about the effectiveness of the program that operated from 2002 to 2006 and involved questioning al Qaeda members and other terror suspects.
And details revcaled in the report may spur new prosecutions against Bush administration officials and former and current members of black site host countries' governments in connection with their activity in support of the program, according to Baher Azmy, the legal director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, which represented two individuals who were detained in black sites.
"After reviewing this report, we will give consideration to reopening petitions or filing new petitions in European courts under the principles of universal jurisdiction," Azmy said, Bloomberg reported.
Former Polish President Aleksander Kwaśniewski acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that he was aware that the black site near the village of Stare Kiejkuty in northeastern Poland known as "Quartz" existed, according to Reuters. He qualified his remarks by maintaining that he was unaware that the prison’s inmates were being tortured, despite the fact that the European Court of Human Rights later ruled that it played host to numerous prisoner abuses.
In 2003, Kwaśniewski requested that the U.S. sign a memorandum stating that it treated the Quartz detainees humanely, and asked the U.S. government to shut down the site when it refused to sign the document, Reuters reported. But he, like a number of other officials from countries that once hosted black sites, has come under pressure in the wake of the Senate report to provide details about the program and his government’s knowledge of, and involvement in, it.
Poland's current prime minister, Ewa Kopacz, said Tuesday that an investigation into the program launched by Polish prosecutors in 2008 continues and may rely on the Senate report as evidence, according to the Associated Press. "I am hoping for a quick conclusion of the matter," Kopacz said, prompting a call from President Barack Obama, who said he hoped that the results of the investigation will not hurt the countries’ relationship, the AP reported.
The new details provided in the Senate report, along with the results of Poland’s investigation and new details about the CIA’s “Bright Light” detention facility in Romania as well as another black site near Vilnius, Lithuania, could lead to action on behalf of the International Criminal Court, according to Jennifer Trahan, an associate professor at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs.
“One possibility as to the Black Sites in Europe is that the International Criminal Court would have jurisdiction as to conduct that occurred in them because the Europeans are all parties to the International Criminal Court's Rome Statute,” Trahan said via email, referring to the treaty that established the court. “Jurisdiction would also cover US actions at the Black Sites.”
But some experts said the backlash in Poland is unwarranted and hypocritical, given Poland’s close ties to the U.S. and its dependence on the U.S. as an ally in its pursuit of geopolitical objectives.
“Poland counts on the support of the United States, and I very much understand why they would be amenable to our black site request,” Abrahms said. “I think that the people directly involved in Poland in those black sites are getting a lot of heat now at home, and that’s unfortunate.”
Meanwhile, Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand's former prime minister, and his government have come under scrutiny in the wake of the Senate report’s release. The names of the countries that hosted black sites were largely redacted from the report and the entire section on Thai involvement was blacked out. But media reports indicate the country hosted a prison called "Detention Site Green" where tactics like sleep deprivation, extended isolation and waterboarding were used on al Qaeda operative Abu Zubaydah, the AP reported.
Thai authorities have long denied that the country ever hosted a secret CIA prison, though the CIA confirmed in 2009 that it operated a facility there and that it had destroyed 92 taped interviews with detainees at "Detention Site Green," according to the Guardian.
Paradorn Pattanathabutr, an advisor to current Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and former National Security Council chief, said Thursday: “We have never allowed the U.S. to use our space for detention or torture, and there have never been any requests to do so,” he said, Reuters reported.
Despite the government’s denials, “the U.S. Senate's unedited report claims the CIA chose Thailand as the site of its safe house because of the close ties between the U.S. agency and Thai intelligence officers,” according to the Bangkok Post. Thaksin, who served as prime minister from 2000 to 2006, was not informed about the existence of the prison until after it was actually in use, according to the Associated Press. The Guardian reported that the site was closed in late 2002, and that its detainees were transferred to other prisons, including Quartz in Poland and Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.
But that has not insulated Thaksin and his government from renewed criticism, as a source acquainted with the uncensored version of the Senate report told the AP that “Thailand offered to help the CIA.” The claim has elevated questions about the level of involvement in the program by the government, the Royal Thai Army and the Thai National Security Agency, as well as the extent of Thaksin’s knowledge.
In Afghanistan, newly elected President Ashraf Ghani responded to the Senate report on behalf of his government. The report details extensive details about brutal tactics employed, beginning in 2002, to “break” detainees at “Detention Site Cobalt” outside Kabul, including forced rectal feedings, temperature manipulation, sleep deprivation and extended isolation.
Ghani said in televised remarks Wednesday that the torture at the facility -- widely seen as the most brutal of all the black sites -- “violates all accepted norms of human rights in the world,” according to Reuters. He went on to promise to investigate the practices and how they were utilized against Afghans. Ghani also said that due to agreements associated with the drawdown of the war in Afghanistan, the U.S. is required to stop holding prisoners in the country as of Jan. 1, Reuters reported.
"The report is a shocking one. It violates all accepted norms of human rights in the world," Ghani said. "There is no justification for such acts and human torturing in the world."

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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Communism! Is It Just a Matter of Time? (Part 5)

Communism Left So Many Scarred Lives Behind
The scars left on the soul and minds of so many surviving victims of communism are hard to heal
By Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
December 27, 2014
On Christmas 1989, twenty-five years ago, the brutal communist dictatorship of Romania ended with the execution of the tyrant Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena in front of a firing squad at Tirgoviste, following a brief trial. His reign of terror lasted 24 years (1965-1989).
The first communist despot, Gheorghe Georghiu-Dej (1945-1964) was so ruthless, the citizens felt like "hunted" animals during his regime.

Almost forty-four years of brutal communism left a deep and festering wound that would be hard to heal and would scar a few generations. In 1990 the world found out about the dreadful orphanages where hundreds of thousands of "orphans" were institutionalized under the benevolent "care of the state."
These children were abandoned by their parents out of desperation because they already had too many children to support at home and it was impossible to feed them in an economy in which everything was rationed and the grocery stores were empty. It was a choice between death by starvation or accepting the magnanimous "care of the state" who promised them gentle care, food, and education.
Other children were abandoned because they were born imperfect or became sick, and the state refused to treat them medically in the substandard hospitals and polyclinics. Rationing medical care in the utopian paradise of communism dictated that the weakest in society, the elderly and the very young, be neglected and institutionalized to a miserable existence in unimaginable hell holes.
Izidor Ruckel spent 11 years of his life in such an institution, a "Camin/Spital pentru Copii Deficienti." His parents abandoned him there when he contracted polio at an early age and the hospital institutionalized him.
Vaccines, just like drugs and medical care, were scarce, and doses often ran out before all children were immunized. Many villagers were too uneducated to understand the importance of vaccinating their children against polio and other childhood diseases.
After ABC’s "20/20" aired a special on the plight of these terribly neglected children, Izidor was adopted by a California family and brought to San Diego. He describes the trepidation and excitement when the family promised to come back and get him, the dreams to come to America, of the show "Dallas," his let-down when he thought he had been stood up, and the elation when they came back for him.
In a Washington Post video, Janice Tomlin, former "20/20" producer, talks about the megalomaniac Ceausescu who controlled Romania with an iron fist. "He basically destroyed the country. He outlawed abortion, he outlawed contraception, and every woman was required to have five children. In order to have a strong country, he needed to populate the country," she said.

While she is correct that he destroyed the country, it was not because he outlawed contraception and abortion. He condemned 20 million people to a life of total control, from cradle to grave, when sometimes death was a relief from the pain and misery of exploitative egalitarian life for the masses, while the communist elites lived in the lap of luxury in fancy homes, took expensive vacations, shopped in their own stores, and were treated in their own hospitals by western-trained doctors.
Contraceptives were not known well or easily available in socialist/communist Romania; women used abortion as a form of contraception. If they could find contraceptives on the black market, they were expensive, and women did not take them daily.
Women were certainly encouraged by law to have children to replenish the dying population but were not dictated to have five. The more children a woman had, the more welfare she received from the communist state. Country folks in general had lots of kids in order to have enough hands tending the co-operative farms and a place to stay in old age in the absence of nursing homes.
Sighetul Marmatiei, where Izidor was born, is certainly a very impoverished area, and was particularly so during the communist regime.
Tom Jarriel’s report from ABC showed the cruel treatment of children in these orphanages. People were full of outrage yet nobody in this country bats an eye knowing that more than 40 million babies were aborted in this country since Roe v. Wade – it is considered a "choice" to murder a baby in the womb.
"Izidor was not abandoned into another family, he was abandoned into a hell hole," said Janice Tomlin.
Dr. Jane Aronson, adoption specialist, described the children, "They were emaciated, skeletal… I’ve never seen that anywhere except in Romania." I wonder if she had equal access to orphanages in communist North Korea, Cuba, the Soviet Union, or China of that time.
Watching these children, most of whom have never been touched by human hands, hugged, loved, kissed, spoken to, read to, rocking themselves endlessly with a blank stare was heartbreaking.
Dr. Charles Nelson, professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience at Harvard University, explained how the adopting families in this country were not prepared to intervene in the development of the children who still remembered what had happened to them while raised in an institution that neglected them during their most important formative years.
He also explained that institutionalized children have "lower IQs, hyperactivity, attention deficit disorders, anxiety, attachment problems, difficulties in interpersonal relationships," and show on scans smaller brains and less electrical activity. "Interventions may not yield the expected outcomes" even in cases when the children were not raised in institutions but were severely mistreated early in life.
Izidor is now in his early thirties and wants to rebuild his life, to help others. He said, "Sighetul Marmatiei is always going to be my hometown. My life is awareness, speaking for those orphans who did not get out."
Yearning for his real identity, for his biological roots, Izidor concluded with sadness and determination in his voice, "I’ve been known more as an orphan for 22 years now, that is my identity, and I would like to close that chapter and not be known as an orphan."
The scars left on the soul and minds of so many surviving victims of communism are hard to heal.
Listen to Dr. Paugh on Butler on Business, every Wednesday to Thursday at 10:49 AM ESTDr. Ileana Johnson Paugh, (Romanian Conservative) is a freelance writer (Canada Free Press, Romanian Conservative,, author, radio commentator (Silvio Canto Jr. Blogtalk Radio, Butler on Business, The Liberty Express, Free Market Radio, and Republic Broadcasting Network), and speaker. Her book, "Echoes of Communism, is available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle. Short essays describe health care, education, poverty, religion, social engineering, and confiscation of property. A second book, "Liberty on Life Support," is also available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle. A third book, "U.N. Agenda 21: Environmental Piracy," is a best seller at under Globalism, Politics, and Environmental Policy.
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All communist regimes totalitarian
Canada has long been a refuge for their victims
By: Carolyn Foster
Winnipeg Free Press
Posted: 06/5/2010
In Canada, over eight-million people trace their roots to countries that suffered or still suffer under communism. Since the beginning of the first communist regime in 1917 Russia, immigrants from communist countries have flocked to Canada in search of freedom and safety.
Canada, being the multicultural country that it is, has sizeable populations that stem from communist or post-communist countries. Canadian communities that support the memorial to victims of communism include: Belarusian, Chinese, Croatian, Cuban, Czech, Estonian, German, Hungarian, Korean, Latvian, Mennonite, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese and more.
The idea to build a Canadian memorial to victims of communism was developed through the efforts of a number of these Canadian ethnocultural communities.
This is not an idea dreamed up in an ivory tower; it comes from the hearts of immigrant Canadians and the children of immigrants, who bear the marks of the brutal tyranny of communism.
Refugees from communist countries and their descendants live all over Canada, such as the Czechs in Alberta, Romanians in Montreal, and Russian Mennonites in Manitoba. These groups may not even realize that they are bound together by the shared experience of communist oppression in their homelands.
The suffering of the victims of communism indeed cuts across cultural lines: the suffering of a Cambodian under Pol-Pot, or a Chinese under Mao, or a Ukrainian under Stalin share the common experience of being a victim of communism. In a multicultural country like Canada where we seek to find unity among diversity, this is a powerful link between ethnocultural communities.
The proponents of this memorial felt strongly that it be built on federal land in Ottawa. To build on national capital region land one must get approval from the National Capital Commission, the government agency that oversees the use and development of national capital region land.
Getting a proposal accepted is not an easy or simple task. Memorial proposals must fulfil a number of criteria and the commission is selective, as it should be, about what gets built in the national capital region.
One of the NCC's main requirements is that a memorial has "national symbolic importance." The memorial to victims of communism was deemed to fulfil this requirement. In September, 2009, the project was approved by the commission with the recommendation that the title include recognition of Canada as a land of refuge for immigrants escaping from communism.
Hence, the official title for the memorial: A Memorial to Victims of Totalitarian Communism -- Canada, a Land of Refuge.
The NCC requested that the word "totalitarian" be added so as not to offend any card-carrying communists, including those belonging to Canada's own Communist party.
However, as has been pointed out numerous times by the memorial's supporters, including many journalists and politicians, all Communist regimes are totalitarian in nature.
The idea that there exists a benign form of communism is generally rebuffed these days; the myth that there is good communism and bad communism has seen its day.
Now, people speak of "the crimes of communism."
The seminal work on this topic, The Black Book of Communism, details and focuses on crime as the defining characteristic of communist systems throughout communism's existence and wherever it has cropped up in the world.
First published in France in 1997, The Black Book lays out the fullness of communism's crimes in grisly but scholarly detail. It lists the worldwide communist death toll as upwards of 100 million.
Two important points the book makes, in addition to its comprehensive documentation of communism's crimes, are:
1) "Communist regimes did not just commit criminal acts (all states do so on occasion); they were criminal enterprises in their very essence: on principle, so to speak, they all ruled lawlessly, by violence, and without regard for human life."
2) "Each national communism has been linked by an umbilical cord to the Soviet womb, with its goal of expanding the worldwide movement."
Commentators on history tend to separate different communist regimes from each other as if this linking did not exist. Likewise, there is a failure to group together the sufferings of the victims under the umbrella which they all belong: communism.
Commemorations have followed suit.
For example, in Ottawa there is a memorial commemorating the wave of Hungarian immigrants to Canada following the 1956 uprising against communism in Hungary. There is a memorial commemorating the escape to Canada of the Vietnamese boat people in the late 1970s. There is a Canadian memorial commemorating Katyn, the mass slaughter of Polish officers by the Communists in 1940, and several for the victims of the Holodomor, the communist-forced famine in Ukraine in 1932-33.
The word "communism" does not appear on the plaques of these memorials, however, they are all commemorations of communist crimes.
The Canadian memorial to victims of communism will bring all these sufferings together, under the name "communism."
The 20th century was deeply marked by communism. The greater part of the century (more than 80 years) saw communism oppressing the lives of about one-third of humanity on four continents. It is yet to be seen how communism will fare in the 21st century. It is a certainty though, that acknowledging the truth about the suffering caused by communist regimes is something a democratic, freedom-loving nation like Canada should embrace.
Carolyn Foster is the project co-ordinator for Tribute to Liberty, the Toronto-based organization behind the Canadian memorial to victims of communism project. Foster grew up in Winnipeg and is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, and of the creative communications program at Red River College.
Immigrants from Communist regimes
Some examples of Canadian immigrants who fled Communist regimes in their homelands include:
20,000 Russian Mennonites facing persecution in Communist Russia settled in Canada between 1923 and 1929.
14,000 Estonians immigrated to Canada between 1946 and 1955, escaping communism in their homeland.
34,000 Ukrainians came to Canada after the Second World War as DPs or "displaced persons" not wanting to return to the repression they faced in the Soviet Union.
13,000 Latvians came to Canada following Latvia's entrance into the Soviet Union, after the Second World War.
10,000 Czechoslovaks immigrated to Canada between 1948 and 1953 when the Communist state of Czechoslovakia was officially established
37,000 Hungarians left Hungary after the Hungarian uprising and settled in Canada between 1957 and 1958
70,000 "boat-people" refugees came from Communist-ruled Vietnam in the late 1970s.
95,000 Poles came to Canada following the crushing of the solidarity movement against communism in Poland.
Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition June 5, 2010 H11

Also See:
Communism! Is It Just a Matter of Time?
(Part 1)
03 March 2008
(Part 2)
10 January 2010
 (Part 3)
08 October 2010
(Part 4)
24 October 2011
Russia is Still Dangerous, Still Communist!
20 December 2008
None Dare Call It Socialism?
27 June 2009
Feminism - A Communist Plot!
18 August 2009
Who is that Guy in the Oval Office?
(Part 11)
11 December 2011

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Zionism is NOT Judaism! (Part 2)

Israeli Report admits they are Descendants of Khazars
Leaked report: Israel acknowledges Jews in fact Khazars; Secret plan for reverse migration to Ukraine
By Batr Sartre
Posted by Sartre on December 26, 2014
Are you intellectually and emotionally prepared to confront a new twist to Israeli claims for identity and a political homeland? If you are, test to what extent you have an open mind. The article, Leaked report: Israel acknowledges Jews in fact Khazars; Secret plan for reverse migration to Ukraine, will present a position that is difficult to imagine. When political necessity confronts hallowed claims, what will a determined Zionist do to sacrifice their fundamental assertion for legitimacy? Ponder the significance and full extent of the implications.
Khazar Jews 1876
"Israel seems finally to have thrown in the towel. A blue-ribbon team of scholars from leading research institutions and museums has just issued a secret report to the government, acknowledging that European Jews are in fact Khazars. (Whether this would result in yet another proposal to revise the words to "Hatikvah" remains to be seen.) At first sight, this would seem to be the worst possible news, given the Prime Minister’s relentless insistence on the need for Palestinian recognition of Israel as a "Jewish state" and the stagnation of the peace talks. But others have underestimated him at their peril. An aide quipped, when life hands you an etrog, you build a sukkah.
Speaking off the record, he explained, "We first thought that admitting we are really Khazars was one way to get around Abbas’s insistence that no Jew can remain in a Palestinian state. Maybe we were grasping at straws. But when he refused to accept that, it forced us to think about more creative solutions. The Ukrainian invitation for the Jews to return was a godsend."
Oy vey, woe is me. How such an admission could be seen as anything but a capitulation to the critics of the legitimacy for the state of Israel? Another critical viewpoint by Wayne Madsen in Israel’s Secret Plan for a "Second Israel" in Ukraine, is the perfect summary of the precarious creditability dilemma that such an admission presents.
"Zionists have long argued that the land claimed by Israel was the biblical birthright of the Jewish people who were forced from the land in a so-called diaspora after repeated conquests by various empires. Proof that Ashkenazi Jews, which make up a majority of the Israeli Jewish population, have no historical link to Palestine would call into question the entire premise of Israel as the historical 5,000-year old homeland of the Jewish people."
As expected, the mere disclosure of such a secret government report has intensified the Christian-Zionists Problem – Khazar DNA, as written earlier this year. Never fear there is no shortage of arguments that attempts to discredit any proponent of Are Ashkenazi Jews Descended From Khazars?
"But in a new article in the journal Jewish Social Studies, Hebrew University researcher Shaul Stampfer argues there is no evidence from Medieval Jewish, Islamic or Christian texts that such a conversion took place.
"The silence of so many sources about the Khazars’ Judaism is very suspicious," Stampfer tells Haaretz."
When persuasion fails, attack the messenger as seen in Must a Jewish State Be Zionist?
"Shlomo Sand, a secular Israeli professor at Tel Aviv University, is notorious for his banal theory that Jews today have no connection with the Land of Israel because they are descended from non-Jewish Khazars who converted a thousand years ago in the Caucasus. No unbiased academic takes this seriously."
All this arcane and esoteric disputes surely should be resolved with simple Home genetics kits could identify millions with Jewish roots, right?
"Just as the State of Israel has invested resources into the study and promotion of archeology, in part to demonstrate and strengthen the connection of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel, by investing in the fields of genetic research and molecular anthropology, Israeli scientists could be at the forefront of this growing field not only to demonstrate the historical connection of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel, but to help refute studies that manipulate data in order to undermine that connection," said Noah Slepkov, author of the JPPI study.
Slepkov was likely referring to some who claim that the Jews of today are unrelated to the Israelites of the Bible such as Israeli academic Shlomo Sand, whose book The Invention of the Jewish People, which claimed that contemporary Jews are the descendants of the Khazars, Berbers and other groups."
Up to this point the intense push back is expected from the defenders of Israel. Nothing surprising from this response! However, in the essay Top Israeli scientist says Ashkenazi Jews came from Khazaria, not Palestine, the work of a "Johns Hopkins University post-doctoral researcher Eran Elhaik describes a group of widely respected geneticists, including Harry Ostrer, professor of pathology and genetics at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine and author of the 2012 book "Legacy: A Genetic History of the Jewish People" is analyzed."
"Interestingly, while anti-Zionist bloggers have applauded Elhaik’s work, saying it proves that contemporary Jews have no legitimate claim to Israel, some white supremacists have attacked it."
Now for the surprising variation in critiquing the Rethinking the Khazar Theory! This section is written by no other, than Davis Duke, himself. Review the original article, for a long list of DNA studies that seem to reject and conflict with Eran Elhaik research. Nevertheless, Dr. Duke argues that the claim of special rights for the "Chosen" which resides in the Talmud culture is entirely part of the tribalism no matter the particular genetics of the Zionist.
"I have come to believe that the Khazar theory is one more piece of controlled opposition as illustrated in Orwell’s 1984 where Emmanuel Goldstein is supposedly Big Brother’s opposition, but in fact he is part of the Big Brother apparatus.
How convenient it is to suggest that Jews are not a race, not a related people that gives them a unity and strength in conflict with other peoples.
One cannot explain the power of Zionism unless one understands Jewish tribalism.
Jewish tribalism (racism) and favoritism and preference for fellow Jews combined with discrimination against non-Jews ultimately enables them to take over almost any institution.
Without Jewish racism, Zionism could not flourish, for that is what gives the Jewish extremists its enormous economic, media and political influence.
Christians who propagate the "Khazar theory" should not forget that the Talmud is perhaps the most anti-Christ tome ever written. The Talmud portrays Jesus being boiled in human excrement—"forever"!
The Talmud as well the gospel recounting of the Jewish persecution behind the crucifixion of Christ all took place hundreds of years before any supposed Khazar conversion"
Let’s pull all this information together to sort out a rational understanding of the political considerations that threaten the stability and well being of the planet. Historically it is undeniable that large number of Jews from Eastern Europe and Russia migrated out of that area. Many resettled in Israel. Most adopted pro-Zionist politics. Since the former Khazar empire region was the departing homeland of so many inhabitants who profess to be Jews, it is preposterous to contend that any tribal group can maintain a pure racial identity.
When a Jew resides in Israel are they not called an Israeli? What do you call a Jew living in the Ukraine – a Jew or a Ukrainian? Likewise, when a Jewish migrate from Khazarian descendant moves to Israel and becomes a citizen, do they lose their roots from their own lineage? Whether they purport to be from a bloodline of a racial tribe or simply a convert to a particular religion their association with their country of origin remains.
Could it be that this astounding disclosure of a hidden past is nothing more than a ploy to recapture influence if not actual territory in a former land of settlement? If this is the case, the issue is one of political power and not one of religious inevitability.
Zionism is a political doctrine. All the conflicting genetic research is designed to serve a political agenda. If an Israeli came to Palestine from the Ukraine and practiced the teachings in the Talmud, that person most likely will be a Zionist.
The objection to the state of Israel is that its political precepts and policies are rooted in Babylonian Talmud teachings. When David Duke states that "One cannot explain the power of Zionism unless one understands Jewish tribalism", the complimentary lesson is that Zionism cannot be fully comprehended without understanding Talmudic admonitions towards non Jews.
Consequential doctrines that profess superiority privileges should be condemned. Sadly, opposition towards a race, no matter how impure its genes have mixed over the centuries, when its politics maintain Jewish supremacy, is often labeled as anti-Semitic. Natural animosity towards such Jewish chutzpah is defensible in a world which disobeys the true revelations in the Torch.
Preparing Jewish converts, from the Khazars lineage, need not to be based solely upon DNA. What is important is that the political objectives of Zionism be recognized as harmful to humanity. Religion is not the issue, because Zionists reject their own biblical mores.
Founder at Breaking All The Rules
SARTRE is the pen name of James Hall, a reformed, former political operative. This pundit's formal instruction in History, Philosophy and Political Science served as training for activism, on the staff of several politicians and in many campaigns.
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"Populism" best describes the approach to SARTRE's perspective on Politics. Realities, suggest that American Values can be restored with an appreciation of "Pragmatic Anarchism." Reforms will require an Existential approach. "Ideas Move the World," and SARTRE'S intent is to stir the conscience of those who desire to bring back a common sense, moral and traditional value culture for America.
Not seeking fame nor fortune, SARTRE's only goal is to ask the questions that few will dare ... Having refused the invites of an academic career because of the hypocrisy of elite's, the search for TRUTH is the challenge that is made to all readers. It starts within yourself and is achieved only with your sincere desire to face Reality.
So who is SARTRE? He is really an ordinary man just like you, who invites you to join in on this journey.
Also See:
Israel! Israel! What are You Doing in Palestine?
27 December 2008
Israel, Israel, God is Calling!
20 June 2009
Israel and Iran - Who will Bomb Who First?
21 July 2010
Israeli Navy Kill Unarmed Peace Activists!
03 June 2010
Israel in the 21st Century
(Part 1)
09 June 2011
Media Hides the Real Israel - Palestine Conflict!
(Part 1)
21 December 2014
(Part 2)
14 July 2014
James Traficant Does Jail time for Opposing Israel!
02 May 2014
Zionism is NOT Judaism!
12 January 2014

Friday, December 26, 2014

Walmart is NOT Your Friend!

Published on Nov 26, 2014
The film exposes Wal-Mart's unscrupulous business practices through interviews with former employees, small business owners, and footage of Walmart executives.

Uploaded on Feb 27, 2011
On February 17, New York's City Council held a hearing to examine Walmart's notoriously bad labor practices in response to the company's plans to open stores throughout the city. Several Walmart workers were on hand to tell their stories. These are two of them.
Published on Jun 10, 2013
Twitter: @talantbt
Uploaded on Feb 14, 2011
Megyn Kelly reports that four Walmart employees were fired after disarming an shoplifter armed with a weapon. Walmart says they violated company policy and put shoppers and workers in danger.
The 2.6 Billion Dollar Welfare Payment That the U.S. Government Gives to Wal-Mart
Michael Synder
Monday, December 29, 2014
Should the federal government be spending billions of dollars to pump up Wal-Mart’s profits? I know that question sounds really bizarre, but unfortunately this is essentially what is happening
Because Wal-Mart does not pay them enough money, hundreds of thousands of Wal-Mart employees enroll in Medicaid, food stamps and other social welfare programs. Even though Wal-Mart makes enormous profits, they refuse to properly take care of their employees, so the federal government has to do it
And of course this is not just a Wal-Mart problem. There are hundreds of other major corporations doing exactly the same thing. And they will keep on doing it as long as they can because relying on the federal government to take care of their employees allows them to make much larger profits. This gives these companies an enormous competitive advantage and it distorts the marketplace. If you love the free enterprise system, you should be aghast at this. Our big corporations have become the biggest "welfare queens" of all, and Wal-Mart is near the top of that list
Does your local Wal-Mart store seem like it needs help from the federal government
Of course not
Wal-Marts all over the nation were absolutely packed this holiday season, but
according to a recent Bloomberg article, the average amount of welfare that Wal-Mart employees receive from the government each year breaks down to about $420,000 per store…
Wal-Mart’s low wages have led to full-time employees seeking public assistance. These are not the 47 percent, lazy, unmotivated bums. Rather, these are people working physical, often difficult jobs. They receive $2.66 billion in government help each year (including $1 billion in healthcare assistance). That works out to about $5,815 per worker. And about $420,000 per store.
Does that make you angry
It should
Today, Wal-Mart employs approximately 1.2 million people in the United States, and it makes a yearly profit of about 17 billion dollars
So why does it need 2.6 billion dollars of help from the U.S. government
Wal-Mart is a colossal money-making behemoth. Just consider
the following numbers
The size of Wal-Mart is sometimes difficult to visualize. To put it into some context, consider the following: 100 million U.S. shoppers patronize Wal-Mart stores every week. Wal-Mart has twice the number employees of the U.S. Postal Service, a larger global computer network than the Pentagon, and the world’s largest fleet of trucks. Americans spend about $36 million dollars per hour at the stores. Wal-Mart now sells more food than any other company in the world, capturing one of every four dollars spent on food in the U.S. The average American family of four spends over $4,000 a year there. Each week, it has 200 million customers at more than 10,400 stores in 27 countries. If the company were an independent country, it would be the 25th largest economy in the world.
Wal-Mart does well enough to be able to pay their workers a livable wage.
And yet they refuse to do it
Shame on them
Meanwhile, the six heirs of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton have as much wealth as the poorest one-third of all Americans
This reminds me of something that I read in
the fifth chapter of James the other day…
Come now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you. Your riches are corrupted and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have stored up treasures for the last days. Indeed the wages that you kept back by fraud from the laborers who harvested your fields are crying, and the cries of those who harvested have entered into the ears of the Lord of Hosts. You have lived in pleasure on the earth and have been wayward. You have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter.
But we continue to reward this behavior, don’t we
100 million of us continue to visit Wal-Mart every single week, and we continue to fill up our shopping carts with cheap products that are made outside this country
We refuse to support American workers and American businesses, and this is a recipe for utter disaster. For much more on this, please see my previous article entitled "
National Economic Suicide: The U.S. Trade Deficit With China Just Hit A New Record High"
The truth is that we cannot consume our way to prosperity. When we consume far more wealth than we produce, we pile up debt and we become poorer as a nation
And as a country we have become exceedingly cold-hearted toward our workers. If you truly love free markets and capitalism, you should be encouraging big companies to pay their workers properly. Instead, we are moving closer and closer to the slave labor model employed by China and other communist nations with each passing day. Sadly, I am becoming increasingly convinced that many prominent "pro-business" voices in America today are actually closet communists. They seem to want everything to be made in China and for American workers to be paid just like Chinese workers
At this point, the U.S. middle class is well on the way to being destroyed. As I have written about previously, 40 percent of all American workers now
make less than what a minimum wage worker made back in 1968 after you account for inflation
How is the middle class supposed to survive in such an environment
And for any "pro-business" people that want to defend Wal-Mart, do you actually like paying suffocating taxes to support all of the people that are being forced on to the safety net
What is our society going to look like as millions more Americans become dependent on the federal government each year? Government dependence is already at
an all-time record high. How much worse do things have to get before we admit that we have a real problem?
Unfortunately, it looks like our problems are only going to accelerate in 2015. Thanks to the stunning decline in the price of oil, we are starting to lose good paying jobs in the energy industry
One company caught in the industry downturn is Hercules Offshore Inc. The Houston-based firm is laying off 324 employees, roughly 15% of its workforce, because oil companies aren’t renewing contracts for its offshore drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico while crude prices are depressed
"It’s been breathtaking," said Jim Noe, executive vice president of Hercules, which was founded in 2004. "We’ve never seen this glut of supply and dislocation in oil markets. So we’re not surprised to see a significant decline in demand for our services."
These are jobs that we cannot afford to lose
Since the end of the last recession, the energy industry has been the leading creator of good paying jobs in America
But now as the U.S. energy boom goes bust, it might lead the way in job losses
In order to have a middle class, we have got to have middle class jobs
Unfortunately, those kinds of jobs are disappearing and the entire U.S. economy is moving toward the Wal-Mart model
In the end, we will all pay a great price for such foolishness
This article first appeared
here at the Economic Collapse Blog. Michael Snyder is a writer, speaker and activist who writes and edits his own blogs The American Dream and Economic Collapse Blog. Follow him on Twitter here.