Thursday, December 25, 2008

The Next Four Years

...with very few exceptions, a look at the advisors and handlers generally reveals who will be who in the next administration, and therefore allows us to extrapolate what the new regime will actually do.
OBAMA'S CONTROLLERS
FROM BRZEZINSKI TO GOOLSBEE

If we look at Obama this way, we are confronted with findings that are nothing short of appalling. It turns out that none other than Zbigniew Brzezinski is the principal guru of the entire Obama campaign. His influence goes beyond the critical area of foreign policy and embraces the entire public profile of post-partisan, trans-racial, and global elements assumed by this candidate. This time around, we see the mobilization, not just of Zbigniew Brzezinski himself, but of the entire Russia-hating Brzezinski clan, with son Mark Brzezinski, a veteran of the Clinton ear NSC, also on board for foreign policy, and media groupie Mika Brzezinski leading the cheering section of Obama at the cable television network MSNBC. Another wing of the Brzezinski operation is represented by son Ian Brzezinksi, currently Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Eastern Europe and NATO Affairs. Ian, it should be noted, is technically supporting Senator McCain. A kind of utility infielder in this entire effort is Matthew Brzezinksi, a supposed investigative journalist who has written an extensive profile of Ilyas Achmadov, the US resident ambassador for the Chechen terrorist organization, which appeared in 2005 in the Washington Post.

The real dimensions of the Brzezinski machine are much larger than this: .....the term Brzezinski machine indicates that entire part of the US intelligence community which assumes a left of center coloration in its public dealings. The Brzezinski machine by this definition therefore includes the strategically decisive left wing of the Central Intelligence Agency, which often does business as the National Endowment for Democracy, frequently lining up with the Soros foundations and other foundations which operate in the orbit of the intelligence community. These are more or less the same forces which dominated the Baker-Hamilton Iraq study group of 2006, and which criticized and rebelled against the policy orientation of the George Shultz-Rupert Murdoch neocon faction that had been dominant inside the US-UK banking establishment since about the time of the impeachment of Clinton in 1999.

It is therefore necessary to ignore for a moment the edifying rhetoric and Utopian platitudes spouting from the mouth of the candidate, and instead turn our attention to the handlers and advisors who represent the potential future White House palace guard, since it is these figures who will actually repair the policy options for the next tenant of the White House, and will thus actually make policy. Don't listen to the mouth; watch the motions of the hands and feet, who are in this case the advisors who will later fill the Cabinet and other key posts.
FROM HUMAN DIGNITY
TO POLITICAL BALKANIZATION AND PARTITION
Brzezinski' influence is not limited merely to issues of war and peace in the foreign policy sphere, critical though that obviously is. The entire public persona or political profile exhibited by Obama during his campaign would appear to derive from the theoretical elaborations of Brzezinski. The key piece of evidence in this regard is Brzezinski's latest book, Second Chance. Here Brzezinski repeats his thesis that a worldwide political awakening is now taking place, and that the goal of this movement is "dignity." Brzezinski's notion of dignity, once all the obfuscation is peeled away, boils down to the quest for cultural and political self-determination and extreme identity politics on the smallest possible scale, with everything shaped by the cultural, ethnic, religious, and social peculiarities and parochialism's of the smallest groups. Brzezinski wants mini-states and micro-states with the dimensions of local control and community control projects with have so long been in vogue for counter-insurgency purposes. There is no doubt that Brzezinski's "dignity" thesis represents a declaration of war, not against this or that modern nation-state, but against the institution of the nation-state itself as we have known for the last 500 to 650 years, going back to the Visconti of Milan c. 1380 in the Italian Renaissance. If respecting the tiniest peculiarities of every conceivable group is the order of the day, then a massive wave of secession, Balkanization, subdivision, and partition of existing nation-states will be the unavoidable result. And this exactly what Brzezinski wants. The most obvious example is the secession of Kosovo province from Serbia (under KLA terrorist auspices), opening a superpower crisis between Washington and Moscow. For Africa, Brzezinski recommends the so-called "micro-nationalities" concept, which means that the national boundaries established in the 19th century should be swept aside in favor of a crazy quilt of petty tribal entities, each one so small that it could not hope to resist even a medium-sized oil multinational.

In the Middle East, knowledgeable observers have long been familiar with the Bernard Lewis Plan, which contemplates the breakup of the existing nation states into impotent, squabbling principalities, each one an easy prey for J.P. Morgan Chase, Halliburton, Blackwater, Exxon-Mobile, and other neo-feudal corporate predators. The case of Iraq is already before the eyes of the world: instead of one Iraq, we now have three---the Kurdish entity in the north, the central Sunni region, and the Shiastan in the south. Still according to the Bernard Lewis plan, Iran is one day to be divided into six or seven subdivision, Sudan into at least two parts, and Lebanon into a checkerboard of petty enclaves, while Turkey, Syria, and other Middle East states are destined to be carved and mutilated to create an independent greater Kurdistan and other will-0-the-wisps that have populated the diseased imagination of the Anglo-American geo-politicians going back to Versailles in 1918.

Policy makers in Moscow, for their part, are well aware of the Brzezinski Plan, which calls for the partition and subdivision not only of the Russian Federation, but of the age-old European Russian heartland itself. Under the Brzezinski Plan, the world map would come to look more like the map of the Holy Roman Empire in about 1600, which had some 500 theoretically independent political entities, some of them no bigger, than a small sized family farm, speckled across central Europe. Knowing Brzezinski, we must suspect that the one country destined to remain intact is Poland, perhaps in the form of a greater Poland stretching from the Baltic to the Black Sea, as it once did, under the control of an oligarchy of imbecilic petty noblemen (or "gentry") rather like Brzezinski himself. Brzezinski's notion of dignity is thus revealed as an extreme form of local control over a Bantustan or ethnic-religious mini-homeland of the type used in the past in such countries as South Africa. The greater the local control of language, culture, and related parochial issues, the greater the subjugation of the resulting entity to outside political, economic, and military interests.
OBAMA: SKULL AND BONES AND THE CHICAGO BOYS
If the Russia-hating Brzezinski clan dominates Obama'a foreign policy apparatus, what of economics and finance, areas which are obviously at the forefront of everyone's concern in the present Bush world economic depression, marked by hyperinflation, universal banking panic, and the death agony of the US dollar as the world reserve currency? Here the results give rise to just as much consternation. Obama's leading economics guru is Professor Austan Goolsbee, a 1991 graduate of the ultra-elitist Yale University, where he was a member of the Skull and Bones secret society, which brought us Bush the Elder and the current tenant of the White House, to say nothing of the effete patrician, John Forbes Kerry.

Goolsbee is a leading exponent of the monetarist Chicago school of economics, founded by the unlamented Milton Friedman, whose doctrines have inflicted untold genocide on the developing countries. Milton Friedman worked closely with such reactionary Republicans as Barry Goldwater, Richard Nixon, and Ronald Reagan, all of whom used his approach to chip away and undermine the economic rights won by the American people through the epoch labor struggles of the New Deal era. The most sustained application of Milton Friedman's economic views came during the fascist dictatorship of Pinochet in Chile. Goolsbee says that he is an inveterate fan of "free markets," and any treaty with free trade on the cover will automatically get his support. When asked to differentiate the Obama campaign from the others, Goolsbee has replied that the Obama campaign is more respectful of "the market." Goolsbee is hostile to winter fuel assistance for low-income families because he thinks the program in question is "bureaucratic." He also does not like any government interference with the process of foreclosing on working families and throwing them and their belongings out into the street.
PRIVATIZING SOCIAL SECURITY UNDER OBAMA
Another of Obama's economics advisors is Harvard Professor Jeffrey Liebman. Liebman is devoted to the "partial privatization"of Social Security, which is exactly the strategy supported by the current Bush. Partial privatization smacks of the Newt Gingrich "let it wither on the vine" approach used by Republicans in the 1990's. Then there is David Cutler, another Harvard professor on board with Obama, who thinks that increased monetary incentives for health insurance companies and pharmaceutical firms are the way to go. In other words, Cutler wants to increase cash transfers into the insatiable paws of these corporate predators. All of this speaks volumes about what Obama would actually do if he ever got to the White House.

And no one should be fooled into thinking that the Brzezinski-left CIA-NED faction represents a peace loving alternative to the warmongering excesses of the bellicose and truculent neocons. Quite the contrary. For all their bluster, the neocons have always chosen to pick on relatively defenseless states, meaning countries with little or no ability to retaliate against the United States for the unprovoked aggression meted out to them. The neocons in short pick on the little guys, the ones with little or no intercontinental strategic weapons.

The really alarming aspect of Brzezinski is that he lacks even the bully's instinct for survival. Brzezinski is determined to use the next US administration as a vehicle for his final settling of accounts with Russia, his own personal twilight of the Gods. Brzezinksi's self conception is that he is the statesman who successfully destroyed the Soviet Union by goading Moscow to invade Afghanistan in 1979, leading Moscow's defeat in a decade-long protracted guerrilla war from which the Soviet Union never recovered. Brzezinski also takes credit for having masterminded the dismemberment of the Warsaw Pact, starting in his native Poland in 1988-1989. Brzezinski now intends to crown the edifice of his geopolitical career with the destruction of the Russian Federation, including the Balkanization and partition of European Russia itself. This is an enterprise of incalculable folly, since the Russian Federation is the one state on earth which retains the ability to incinerate the United States, as well as Japan and Western Europe, inflicting tens of millions of casualties in the first hour of a thermonuclear exchange. Brzezinski is therefore attempting to drag the world back into the worst nightmare of the Cold War.

Brzezinski himself would most likely argue that a direct US-Russian confrontation is not what he is working towards. He would assert that his goal is to play other states off against Russia, so that the United States will be able to observe the resulting conflicts from the sidelines. China is unquestionably the number one nation on Brzezinski's list of potential US adversaries who should be turned into kamikaze stooges and pawns of Anglo-American imperialism and embroiled in conflict with Moscow. The Brzezinski plan also cannot work unless the European Union is willing to subordinate its own survival to the fulfillment of Brzezinski's aggressive plans. Countries like Turkey, Syria, and Iran are all regarded by Brzezinski as potential pawns in his apocalyptic struggle with Moscow; this is why Brzezinski is not interested in a direct US attack on these countries, in the way that the neocons have been.
BRZEZINSKI:GLOBAL SHOWDOWN
WITH RUSSIA AND CHINA
....the epicenter of world confrontation is rapidly shifting out of the Middle East and towards Eastern Europe and everywhere else along the borders of the Russian Federation, as well as towards Africa and Pakistan. Brzezinski is in favor of winding down the Iraq war, but certainly not because he intends to usher in an era of golden peace. Rather, he wants those resources freed up so they can be deployed on some anti-Russian or anti-Chinese front. An important secondary theater of operations for Brzezinski is increasingly Africa. The goal here is to disrupt Chinese economic cooperation with the African countries, and hopefully to eject the Chinese from Africa entirely. Brzezinski calculates that if China cannot procure the necessary oil, energy and strategic raw materials from partners in Africa, the Chinese will have no choice but to turn their attention to the oil and mineral resources of eastern Siberia and the Russian Far East.

Brzezinski intends to drive the Chinese in on eastern Siberia by using their overwhelming vulnerability to cutoffs of overseas energy, of the type that the US and British can engineer. Eastern Siberia notoriously contains much oil, many important mines, and relatively few Russians. This is the apple of discord that Brzezinksi would like to parlay into a titanic Russo-Chinese war, which he imagines would eliminate both of the main competitors to continued Anglo-American world domination. This is the reality which lurks behind the edifying messianic-utopian rhetoric of the candidate Obama. This is beyond question the most important single issue with which American voters have a right to become acquainted before the November 2008 election.......(1)

End Notes

(1)Webster Griffin Tarpley, OBAMA, The Postmodern Coup, Making Of A Manchurian Candidate, (Joshua Tree, CA: Progessive Press, 2008)p.56-62.
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Sunday, December 14, 2008

MOTHERLAND, FATHERLAND, OR HOMELAND?


To illustrate the similarities that already exist between the Russian "Motherland", the German "Fatherland", and the American "Homeland", a clever story was written and passed through cyberspace by an unknown author which presents a sobering autopsy of the American political regime.... There is an unmistakable seed of truth at the center.(1)

"Let us assume I am a visitor from another planet. I am told that you earthlings spend somewhere approaching a quarter Trillion dollars every year (that's 250 billion dollars per year) on a military establishment to defend the American way of life. And let's say I walk into a cozy restaurant (I being from outer space) and strike up a conservation with an average citizen. He tells me that he is an American and a Christian and he apparently thinks the expenditure of this much money is normal under any circumstances.

So I ask him, "Why does America spend all this money?"

He scratched his head and said, "Now that the Soviet Union is dissolved, I honestly do not know."

I said, "Well why did you previously spend a quarter trillion dollars a year on your military?" And he said, "Oh! We wanted to defend ourselves form communism!"

Then I asked, "What is communism?" He replied, "Communism is an atheistic ideology that threatens freedom by military force to impose itself over our religious faith and against our free will, thus enslaving us."

I was impressed with that definition so I decided to see just how enlightened this person was. I told him that I know a little something else about communism and I asked him if he knew what communism looks like when implemented. He said, "Well, not exactly."

I asked him if he had been educated in the public school system and he said, "yes" so I assumed he had been educated on just what Americans are all fighting against, the evil ideals of the infamous communist manifesto.

The communist manifesto was created by a fellow named Moses Mordecai Levi, but most Americans know him as Karl Marx. He looked as if he didn't know that. That puzzled me but I continued. I said, The first plank of the communist manifesto states: 'Abolition of all property and land ownership and the application of all rents for public purposes.'" Then I asked the Gentleman, "Do you own your own home?"

He said, "Yes."

I said, "What happens if you stop paying your property tax?"

He said, "I can't or the sheriff will sell it."

I said, "I am confused. How can the sheriff sell what you own?"

He was silent. So I said, "Isn't it a fact that you hold title to that property but in reality, the state where you live owns the land and that is why they can sell it from you if you don't pay their rent?" And as he stared down at his weathered hands, I said, "If you pay property tax, you practice the fist plank of the communist manifesto. I had the opportunity to read this relatively thick book called the Bible.... the Bible you Christians seems to live and die by; and what Americans use to swear their oaths on; and from what I have read you Americans are in clear violation of Leviticus 25:23 if you pay property tax."

He looked even more puzzled; I thought he had known this....

I told him, "The second plank of the communist manifesto is 'Heavy progressive income tax.' You people don't fill out state form 1040's here, do you? And you don't fill out Form 1040's for the federal government, do you? Because if you do, you practice the second plank of the communist manifesto and you are in violation of your Bible at Malachi 3:8 and Deuteronomy 4:13."

He slowly loosened his tie....

I said, "The third plank of the communist manifesto is : 'Abolition of all rights of inheritance' and I asked, "How long have you lived in America?" He said, "All my life." I said, "You don't have any probate courts here, do you? You don't have a legal profession that is teaching you to fill out wills instead of creating trusts, Do you? Because if you or anyone you know has been through probate court, you have practiced the third plank of the communist manifesto and you are in violation of Deuteronomy 21:15-17 and Numbers 18:20-24."

He quickly reached for a napkin to wipe his forehead...

I continued. "The fourth plank of the communist manifesto is: 'Confiscation of property of all immigrants and rebelS.' You don't turn on the TV around April 1st and watch your government drag tax protesters off to jail, do you?" "Yes" was his reply. Then I asked him if his local newspaper ever prints tax foreclosure and delinquency notices? He said, "All the time..." "Well," I said, "If you participate in that or allow that to happen, or if that has happened to you, that's the fourth plank of the communist manifesto and it is a violation of Leviticus 26:17 and Proverbs 28:1."

His eyes started to glaze over....

I looked at him and said, "The fifth plank of the communist manifesto is: 'Centralization of credit by the creation of a national bank.'" I said, "You pay your your debts to society in silver, don't you? You don't discharge your obligations with credit do you?" He started to squirm. I said, "If you rely on this worthless green paper money when you go to purchase things, you practice the fifth plank of the communist manifesto and you are in violation of Leviticus 19:35-36, Deuteronomy 25:13-16 and the aforementioned nasty and nefarious Exodus 20:15, Exodus 20:15. Exodus 20:15 reads, 'Thou shalt not steal..."

He started to become painfully uneasy.....

I said, "The sixth plank of the communist manifesto is: 'Centralization of the means of communication and transport in the hands of the state.' You don't have ports of entry out here on the interstate, do you? Your trucks don't have to drive in and out of these scales, do they? You don't drive automobiles with the admiralty flag of the state on the back with the yearly rental fee stuck in the middle on a sticker, do you? Because of they do, they and you practice the sixth plank of the communist manifesto and you are in violation of Deuteronomy 7;2 and Exodus 23:32-33."

He started to twitch uncomfortably.....

I said, "The seventh plank of the communist manifesto is 'Government control of factories and the instruments of production owned by the state; the bringing in to cultivation of wastelands and the use of the soil in accordance with a common plan.'" I went on to say, "You don't have a Bureau of Land management do you? You don't live under under the administrative circumstance of the Department of Agriculture, do you? And you don't have companion circumstances in the state law along with EPA and a host of other things, do you? Because if you allow yourself to live under that system, you practice the seventh plank of the communist manifesto and you are in violation of Leviticus 25:1-7......actually Leviticus 25:1-10.

He closed his eyes tightly as he forced himself to breath....

I said, "The eighth plank of the communist manifesto reads: 'Equal obligation of all to work. Establishment of industrial armies, especially for agriculture.'" I asked, "Do you have a Social Security number?" I assumed yes, as he nodded his head slowly. I said, "Well, doesn't that mean that you're a Fourteenth Amendment juristic person, a merchant in interstate commerce under contract over time for profit and gain in a regulated enterprise and you have waived all your Constitutional rights under contract in exchange for privileges, franchises and immunities?" He said, "Privileges?" I said, "Yes, privileges! Private Law: Privilege." His hands instinctively clenched. I said, "If you have a Social Security Number, you practice the eighth plank of the communist manifesto and you are in violation of your Bible at Leviticus 19:13 and Deuteronomy 24:14-15."

He became physically agitated....

"Number nine on the communist manifesto," I said, "is, 'A combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries....gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country by a more equitable distribution of population over the country.' You don't have a Federal Emergency Management Association do you? You don't have FEMA at the state level, do you? Because if you do, you practice the ninth plank of the communist manifesto and you're in violation of Leviticus 25:1-7."

By this time he was just plain angry....

I finished by quoting the tenth plank of the communist manifesto: "Free education for all children in public schools. Conform education with industrial productions." I said, "Are you a homeowner?" He said, "Yes." I said, "You pay the property tax?" He said, "Yes." I said, "Do you know where 75 percent of the property tax goes in this state?" He said, "No." I said, "It goes to support the public school system. I looked at him and said, "You don't send your children off to the state to get educated, do you? You raise them at home the way God told the original Moses to tell you to do, don't you?" As he got up and walked away I said, "If you support the public education establishment you are in violation of Deuteronomy 4:9-10., Deuteronomy 6:1-25 and Deuteronomy 11:19...and you practice the tenth plank of the communist manifesto."

As he stopped and turned back toward me, the look of a wild animal about to kill flickered across his face. I relaxed my tone and suggested these words: "It looks as if this is all new to you. I apologize for this, but what I am trying to figure out is, why would Americans allow their government to knowingly spend 250 billion "fake dollars" a year from your pocket to defend themselves against something that your government has willfully and consciously implemented under the guise of the color of law, and that demands that the people practice every second of every minute of every hour of every day under the guise of democracy and not the truth....which is communism? Is that sick or what?

He said, "My God, I never thought about that! What do you think we should do?"

I replied, "Probably what you failed to do all along, and that is to think for yourself. Listen to God and act in His best interest.... which is your best interest. It does seem that is why the Bible is here in the first place. Demand the Bible be implemented instead of communism. It seems the future of America depends on it."

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None are more hopelessly enslaved, as those who falsely believe they are free....

The people (politicians) who believe in SOCIALIST and COMMUNIST concepts, especially those who pass laws implementing these slavery ideas, are traitors to their oath of office and to the Constitution of the United States of America... KNOW YOUR ENEMY ...YOUR ENEMY IS WITHIN! Steve

End Notes

1. Pastor Butch Paugh, Minuteman News, The Ten Planks of the American Communist Manifesto, November 2008, 224 Hurd Road, Nettie, West Virginia 26681.

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Sunday, December 07, 2008

LET US NEVER FORGET

Let us never forget this day, December 7, 1941. A day that will live in infamy. Let us never forget those who volunteered to serve on that fateful day; who gave their life's blood so that we may live free.

Let us never forget our God who has blessed us so richly and abundantly.(click the title to see the video). Let us never forget our Judeo- Christian heritage which made this country great. Let us never forget the cost of our freedom!

Let us not forget the words of Thomas Jefferson.
The central bank is an institution of the most deadly hostility existing against the Principles and form of our Constitution. I am an Enemy to all banks discounting bills or notes for anything but coin. If the American People allow private banks to control the issuance of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the People of all their Property until their Children will wake up homeless on the continent their Fathers conquered.--Thomas Jefferson.
Today, the World is now witnessing the prophetic words of Thomas Jefferson coming true. Even worse, these American people, whose ancestors laid the very foundation for what was once the greatest and freest Nation on Earth, have been reduced to what is commonly referred to as "sheeple".
a term of disparagement, a portmanteau created by combining the words "sheep" and "people". It is often used to denote persons who acquiesce to authority, and thus undermine their own human individuality. The implication of sheeple is that as a collective, people believe whatever they are told, especially if told so by authority figures, without processing it to be sure that it is an accurate representation of the real world around them.
It goes without saying that these Americans do not see themselves in this most truest of lights as they continue living their lives in near total ignorance of the greater catastrophes soon to befall them, all of which they have been, and continue to be, warned about. But, they spurn these warnings, or laugh them off as mere conspiracy theory, as they continue to believe the lies being fed them by their propaganda media organs which they never seem to realize are nothing but the mouthpieces for the fascist corporate forces delivering them to the slaughter houses they will soon come to know.--Pastor Butch.

Steve

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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

TIME TO "HUNKER DOWN"

From well known and respected Bob Chapman who publishes and edits The International Forcaster
Even with hundreds of billions of dollars being shoveled out to Washington they still cannot right the system. Lowering interest rates won't and hasn't worked. The problem is banks simply won't lend to business or the public in amounts necessary to keep the system afloat. They are more interested in dividends for shareholders, bonuses, gobbling up banks in trouble and shoring up balance sheets. Central banks and Treasuries lend these banks taxpayer funds and they cannot even force the banks to lend. France has the right idea - lend or you get nationalized. Thus far it's been a standoff, but in the midst of a recession that impasse cannot last indefinitely. The real answer is to allow these Illuminist banks to fail. Collateral being used by banks and finance houses is next to worthless, so why do we accept it? The problem is the interconnection between banking, Wall Street and Washington. Now every elitist institution is too big to fail. This is one vast margin call not being met by the malefactors, but by the American people, involuntarily we may add. We are destined for depression, chaos and probably a major war and Americans sit around dumbfounded caught in the headlights. When will America wake up? All we can do now is pray for them.

Our contacts continue to tell us Iran is being given an ultimatum to stand down on their nuclear program or there will be war. Iran is being subjected to a rapid escalation of diplomatic pressure and punitive sanctions, which are backed by preparations for military strikes.

Thus we expect a US-Iran confrontation as soon as Obama is sworn in. We do not believe that Iran will comply. Israel will attack and WWIII will begin. A draft will immediately begin and American boys and girls will go to their deaths.

Obama's top Middle East advisor, Dennis Ross, is a neocon hawk, and worked closely with with Paul Wolfowitz and other Zionist Illuminists.

We believe the move to war will be kicked off with a blockade Of Iranian oil exports, which, of course, will lead to war. The US and Israel plan a sneak attack the same as Japan was allowed to do at Pearl Harbor. They will attack both nuclear and conventional military infrastructure.

Reports and plans on these actions have been laid out to the Pentagon by Rand Corp., NGO-Illuminist think tank, and by Michael Ruben, from the neocon American Enterprise Institute, which promoted and planned the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Top Obama advisers Anthony Lake, Susan Rice, and Richard Clarke all agree with the plans. Plans were submitted as well by pro-Israel think tank Institute for Near East Policy. Obama defense advisor Richard Danzig, former Navy Secretary under Clinton agrees with the program for WWIII. All of these plans and discussions are of course secret and a rush similar to the Iraq invasion will attempt to be pulled off. It is time to think about getting your children and grandchildren out of the country.
Bob has been advising his clients to get out of debt and stay liquid due to the Illuminist created world financial crisis.

Steve

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

BLOWBACK

30 'leading edge' indicators of the coming Great Depression 2*


Every day there is more breaking news, proof Wall Street's greed is already back to "business as usual" and in denial, grabbing more and more from the new "Bailouts-R-Us" bonanza of free taxpayer cash and credits, like two-year-olds in a toy store at Christmas -- anything to boost earnings, profits and stock prices, and keep those bonuses and salaries flowing, anything to blow a new bubble.

Scan these 30 "leading indicators." Each problem has one or more possible solutions, but lacks unified political support. Time's running out. We're already at the edge. Add up the trillions in debt: Any collective solution will only compound our problems, because the cumulative debt will overwhelm us, make matters worse:

America's credit rating may soon be downgraded below AAA

Fed refusal to disclose $2 trillion loans, now the new "shadow banking system"

Congress has no oversight of $700 billion, and Paulson's Wall Street Trojan Horse

King Henry Paulson flip-flops on plan to buy toxic bank assets, confusing markets

Goldman, Morgan lost tens of billions, but planning over $13 billion in bonuses this year

AIG bails big banks out of $150 billion in credit swaps, protects shareholders before taxpayers

American Express joins Goldman, Morgan as bank holding firms, looking for Fed money

Treasury sneaks corporate tax credits into bailout giveaway, shifts costs to states

State revenues down, taxes and debt up; hiring, spending, borrowing add even more debt

State, municipal, corporate pensions lost hundreds of billions on derivative swaps

Hedge funds: 610 in 1990, almost 10,000 now. Returns down 15%, liquidations up

Consumer debt way up, now at $2.5 trillion; next area for credit meltdowns

Fed also plans to provide billions to $3.6 trillion money-market fund industry

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are bleeding cash, want to tap taxpayer dollars

Washington manipulating data: War not $600 billion but estimates actually $3 trillion

Hidden costs of $700 billion bailout are likely $5 trillion; plus $1 trillion Street write-offs

Commodities down, resource exporters and currencies dropping, triggering a global meltdown

Big three automakers near bankruptcy; unions, workers, retirees will suffer

Corporate bond market, both junk and top-rated, slumps more than 25%

Retailers bankrupt: Circuit City, Sharper Image, Mervyns; mall sales in free fall

Unemployment heading toward 8% plus; more 1930's photos of soup lines

Government policy is dictated by 42,000 myopic, highly paid, greedy lobbyists

China's sees GDP growth drop, crates $586 billion stimulus; deflation is now global, hitting even Dubai

Despite global recession, U.S. trade deficit continues, now at $650 billion

The 800-pound gorillas: Social Security, Medicare with $60 trillion in unfunded liabilities

Now 46 million uninsured as medical, drug costs explode

New-New Deal: U.S. planning billions for infrastructure, adding to unsustainable debt

Outgoing leaders handicapping new administration with huge liabilities

The "antitaxes" message is a new bubble, a new version of the American dream offering a free lunch, no sacrifices, exposing us to more false promises.

Will the next meltdown, the third of the 21st Century, trigger a second Great Depression? Or will the 2007-08 crisis simply morph into a painful extension of today's mess to 2011 and beyond, with no new bull market, no economic recovery as our new president hopes?

Perhaps some of the first 29 problems may be solved separately, but collectively, after building on a failed ideology, they spell disaster. So listen closely to "leading indicator" No. 30:

At a recent Reuters Global Finance Summit former Goldman Sachs chairman John Whitehead was interviewed. He was also Ronald Reagan's Deputy Secretary of State and a former chairman of the N.Y. Fed. He says America's problems will take years and will burn trillions.

He sees "nothing but large increases in the deficit ... I think it would be worse than the depression. ... Before I go to sleep at night, I wonder if tomorrow is the day Moody's and S&P will announce a downgrade of U.S. government bonds." It'll get worse because "the public is not prepared to increase taxes. Both parties were for reducing taxes, reducing income to government, and both parties favored a number of new programs, all very costly and all done by the government."

Reuters concludes: "Whitehead said he is speaking out on this topic because he is concerned no lawmakers are against these new spending programs and none will stand up and call for higher taxes. 'I just want to get people thinking about this, and to realize this is a road to disaster,' said Whitehead. 'I've always been a positive person and optimistic, but I don't see a solution here.'"

We see the Great Depression 2. Why? Wall Street's self-interested greed. They are their own worst enemy ... and America's too.

Epilogue

January 2006: Fortune. Interview with Richard Rainwater. "This is the first scenario I've seen where I question the survivability of mankind." He's 112th on the Forbes 400, worth $2.3 billion: "Most people invest and then sit around worrying what the next blowup will be. I do the opposite. I wait for the blowup, then invest." He waited with a half-billion-dollar war chest.

End Note

*Paul B. Farrell, MarketWatch, November 19, 2008

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Saturday, November 08, 2008

Let The Fleecing Of America Begin!

You elected him. You can be the first to give up your 401k and IRA!

To Fleece: to deprive of money or belongings by fraud, hoax, or the like; swindle:

Is socialism too strong a word? Consider one of its definitions from dictionary.com and tell me it is something other than Mr. Obama's economic philosophy: "A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society, with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor."

Or how about Communism? "Com"mu*nism\, n. [F. communisme, fr. commun common.] A scheme of equalizing the social conditions of life; specifically, a scheme which contemplates the abolition of inequalities in the possession of property, as by distributing all wealth equally to all, or by holding all wealth in common for the equal use and advantage of all."

Who decides how the wealth is distributed and who holds the wealth in common? The supreme leader and his fascist corporate backers through Democratic legislation.

The majority of witness testimony during recent hearings before the House Committee on Education and Labor showed that congressional Democrats intend to address income and wealth inequality through redistribution.
Where have you heard this before?



Joe the Plumber was right on. Too bad nobody listened!

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Wednesday, November 05, 2008

The Obamanation That Causes Desolation

Desolation of your pocketbook is just beginning!

Steve

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall, All Bernanke's Horses And All of Paulson's Men Couldn’t Put Humpty Together Again!


Each time the government has come out with a new great idea for saving the financial markets, it has given it a new name with a new twist.

But They All Backfired, and the New U.S. and European Plans Announced Yesterday Are No Different.(emphasis in original)

In August 2007, when central banks injected hundreds of billions in new liquid funds into the banking system, and again, in March 2008, when the Federal Reserve rescued Bear Stearns, their goal was essentially the same as today’s: To boost investor confidence.

Initially, they did. Among other things, investors bought more shares in insolvent banks, invested more in junk bonds of overrated corporations, and placed more bets on shaky derivatives. But that did not end the debt crisis. It only made it worse.

The main reason: Even while authorities were dumping liquidity onto the markets from above, the fires on the ground continued to rage. More homeowners fell behind on mortgage payments. More credit cards, auto loans and student loans went bad. More bank balance sheets crumbled.

Before long, investors realized they’d been duped. They fled in panic. And the debt crisis returned with a vengeance. Instead of restoring realism, the authorities created a fantasy. Rather than bringing stability, they fostered instability. Inadvertently, they helped create the very panic they sought to prevent.

The same thing is going to happen again this time.

Don’t let the enormity of their response fool you. The bigger it is, the more desperation it denotes. And the more desperate they become, the more likely their bailouts will fail.

The government, despite all its power, cannot repeal the law of gravity to stop investors from selling. Nor can it turn back the clock to magically reverse the nation’s financial sins.

Looking further into the future, there will be many reasons to expect a recovery. But first the economy will suffer a great fall.
Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall, All Bernanke's Horses And All of Paulson's Men Couldn't’ Put The World Financial Structure Back Together Again![Steve]

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Saturday, October 11, 2008

BARACK OBAMA, THE UNTOLD STORY

In an article titled: A November Surprise? (Hope For The World Update) Gary Kah reveals some interesting facts about Barack Hussein Obama.
On the other side of the aisle is a competitive and determined opponent who doesn't like to lose. Backing him are hundreds of ultra-liberal activists including many of Hollywood's biggest celebrities. Barack Obama owes much of his initial campaign success to Oprah Winfrey whose public endorsement and immense popularity catapulted him to political stardom. Without Oprah's concerted efforts and support, it is doubtful that Obama would have beaten Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Oprah's "new spirituality" meshes very well with Obama's religious views - tolerate everything except the "narrow" teachings of the Bible.

Barack Obama is admittedly hard to resist. He has a certain likable quality which together with his smooth style and admirable communication skills can mesmerize audiences. But we must look beyond personality to his fruits. The fact remains: He is the number one most liberal politician in the US Senate, based on his voting record.
Notice how many times Obama did not vote, or voted not present to avoid taking a stand on controversial issues.
His positions on nearly every important issue put him squarely in the far-left/anti-biblical Christianity camp. His most vocal supporters are found among the MTV crowd. Just this week I saw one MTV "phenom" from Britain pleading with Americans to vote for Obama. Hopefully, if enough rock sensations from this crowd speak out for Obama, common-sense Americans will be so repulsed they will vote against Obama/Biden - if for no other reason.

While most people are now somewhat aware of Obama's voting record, there are a few details that the secular media has withheld from the public. As the watchdog group Accuracy in Media reports,
There has been some comment about Barack Obama's legislative accomplishments or lack thereof. But there has been little major media coverage of his sponsorship of the Global Poverty Act, a global tax proposal that could force the U.S. to spend $845 billion over a 13-year period in order to meet the goals that the U.N. has set for us in foreign aid spending... the major media still don't want to talk about it. Why? It would expose Obama as the international socialist he is.(1)
In a similar vein, one of our friends recently expressed his concern in a letter to us:
This is definitely turning into one of the oddest presidential elections we have ever witnessed. It is a bit frightening that the democrats so boldly and unashamedly are rolling out their socialist agenda and not even trying to disguise it (you mentioned a few years ago they would get bolder with their message). It is incredible that Obama openly decries that it is evil for people to be rich. I guess he has forgotten that we are, after all, a capitalistic society (at least for now anyway). I guess it's okay for him to live in a $2.2 million dollar house and earn $4 million dollars but not okay for everyone else. I always have trouble following the democrat's logic.

Obama's Family Background

The fact is, Barack Obama supports the measures that he does because he is a socialist through and through. His indoctrination into far-left principles began at a young age through his mother's influence. Barack's mother, Ann Dunham (known as Ann) spent her early childhood years in Kansas with her family, who Barack claims were conservative Methodists or Baptists. At around the age of 12, Ann's family moved to the Seattle area where they became involved in a left-wing Unitarian church. The church was nick-named "the little RED church" because of its Communist leanings.(2)

After about a year, Ann's family moved to Mercer Island so that she could attend the island's new high school where she could eventually be on the debate team. According to Newswatch Magazine.

The school Ann attended, Mercer Island High School, was a hotbed of pro-Marxist radical teachers. John Stenhouse, board member, told the House Un-American Activities Subcommittee that he had been a member of the Communist Party USA,, and this school had a munber of Marxists on its staff. Two teachers at this school, Val Foubert and Jim Wichterman, BOTH Frankfurt School style Marxists, taught a critical theory curriculum to students which included: rejection of societal norms, attacks on Christianity and the traditional family, and assigned readings by Karl Marx. The hallway between Fouberts's and Wichterman's classrooms was sometimes called "anarchy alley."(3)[emphasis in original]

Upon her graduation, Ann's family moved to Hawaii where she would attend the University of Hawaii and study anthropology. While at U of H she met Barack Obama, Sr. in her Russian language class. By this time she was a "full fledged radical leftist" and practitioner of critical theory. She would eventually work for the pro-world government Ford Foundation (which in years gone by was cited by the House Committee on Un-American Activities as being subversive to our republic.) Ann Dunham, who died in 1995 of cancer, was described by her friends as "a fellow traveler," meaning "a communist sympathizer."(4)

Senator Obama's father, who was from Kenya, was also heavily linked to socialist activities. Sen. Obama identifies very closely with his Kenyan family roots. In August 2006 he made a special trip to Kenya to meet with a man named Raila Amolo Odinga. Odinga is the head of the National Muslim Leaders Movement (ODM) which is dedicated to overthrowing the legitimate democratic government of Kenya. Odinga is extremely anti-Christian, and it is widely believed that he would outlaw Christianity if he took power. Odinga refers to Barack Obama as a close, personal friend; although some Christian missionaries in Kenya allege that he is, in fact, Barack's cousin.

Odinga's revolutionary activities led to Kenya's recent political unrest and resulted in a bloodbath - especially of Christians who protested Odinga's agenda.(5)

Raila Odinga is a Muslim socialist who received his training in East Germany. Kenya's last president threw him into prison for trying to subvert his country. Some have alleged that Obama, under the name "Friends of Obama, gave a large sum of money to the opposition campaign headed by Odinga.(6) We have had no way of verifying this allegation. It should not come as a surprise that Obama holds Marxist-Muslim leaders in high regard. According to Accuracy in Media, Barack Obama's mentor during this teen years "was a hard-core Communist" AIM reports,
...Obama's first book, Dreams for My Father mentions someone named "Frank" who was actually young Barack's mentor, a member of the Moscow - controlled Communist Party USA named Frank Marshall Davis, with whom the young Obama developed something akin to a father-son relationship while he was living in Hawaii from 1971-1979.(7)
AIM concludes,
...the liberal media will give Senator Barack Obama a pass. They already excuse Obama's 20-year relationship with his anti-American pastor [Dr. Jeremiah Wright]; they dismiss his association with American terrorist William Ayers and his wife Bernadine Dohrn; and they ignore the fact that Senator Obama's mentor during his teenage years was a hard-core Communist. This is the worst case in political history of reporters being in the tank for one candidate. Whatever happened to the public's right to know?(8)
[For a gift of $25, Accuracy in Media will send you a special report titled "The Truth about Barack Obama" along with a one-year subscription to the AIM Report which provides stories about Obama, McCain and others that the media aren't telling you. Send your request and gift to: Accuracy in Media, 4455 Connecticut Avenue N.W., Suite 330, Washington, D.C. 20008.]

Many Christians overseas are also becoming concerned over the prospects of an Obama presidency. This week our Israeli colleague, Barry Segal, emailed these news items about Obama's appeal to Muslims.

ARAB NATIONS DON'T WANT REPUBLICAN WIN:
The Arab world is voicing its increasing uneasiness at the possibility of another Republican administration in the White House. In years past, Muslim leaders have remained silent about their preferences during US presidential campaigns. Clearly in 2008 they prefer a Democratic, Barack Obama win ... Many Muslims fear a McCain contingent would pursue more aggressively the anti terror policies of the outgoing government. (METimes)

OBAMA'S CHILDHOOD: PRAYING TO SAINTS AND BOWING IN MOSQUES
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama continues to be questioned about his dual religious upbringing. In his childhood, Obama was registered as a Muslim and bowed toward a mosque on Fridays while praying to a Catholic saint on other days, according to a 2007 report in The LA Times. The article quoted his former Roman Catholic and Muslim teachers, and others who said that Senator Obama was registered by his family as a Muslim at both of the schools he attended while in the third and fourth grades.(Jerusalem Post)
Given the information we now have about Senator Obama and his family background, it is quite possible he would stand with the Muslims should the political winds "shift in an ugly direction."

This is just the tip of the iceberg concerning Barack Hussein Obama. Much more disturbing information is surfacing about his closest contacts, chief supporters, and his voting record.

Gary Kah.

Two former financial executives: Franklin Raines and Jim Johnson who were involved in the Fannie Mae accounting scandal are connected to the Obama campaign.
Franklin Raines - was a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Fannie Mae. Raines was forced to retire from his position with Fannie Mae when auditing discovered severe irregularities in Fannie Mae's accounting activities. At the time of his departure The Wall Street Journal noted, "Raines, who long defended the company's accounting despite mounting evidence that it wasn't proper, issued a statement late Tuesday conceding that "mistakes were made" and saying he would assume responsibility as he had earlier promised. News reports indicate the company was under growing pressure from regulators to shake up its management in the wake of findings that the company's books ran afoul of generally accepted accounting principles for four years." Fannie Mae had to reduce its surplus by $9 billion.

Raines left with a "golden parachute" valued at $240 million in benefits. The Government filed suit against Raines when the depth of the accounting scandal became clear.

The Government noted, "The 101 charges reveal how the individuals improperly manipulated earnings to maximize their bonuses, while knowingly neglecting accounting systems and internal controls, misapplying over twenty accounting principles and misleading the regulator and the public. The notice explains how they submitted six years of misleading and inaccurate accounting statements and inaccurate capital reports that enabled them to grow Fannie Mae in an unsafe and unsound manner." These charges were made in 2006. The court ordered Raines to return $50 million dollars he received in bonuses based on the miss-stated Fannie Mae profits.

Jim Johnson - A former executive at Lehman Brothers and who was later forced from his position as Fannie Mae CEO. A look at the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight's May 2006 report on mismanagement and corruption inside Fannie Mae, and you'll see some interesting things about Johnson. Investigators found that Fannie Mae had hidden a substantial amount of Johnson's 1998 compensation from the public, reporting that it was between $6 million and $7 million when it fact it was $21 million." Johnson is currently under investigation for taking illegal loans from Countrywide while serving as CEO of Fannie Mae. Johnson's Golden Parachute was estimated at $28 Million. Where are they now?
Franklin Raines -- Obama's Chief Economic Campaign Advisor.

Jim Johnson -- Obama's Senior Finance Advisor: ran Obama's Vice Presidential Search Committee.

Would you vote for Barack Obama?

Steve

"...Ecclesiasticism without Christianity, the discipline of a monastic rule, not for God's sake or in order to achieve personal salvation but for the sake of the State and for the greater glory and power of the demagogue turned leader - this was the goal for which the systematic moving of the masses was to lead"(9) --Aldous Huxley.

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End Notes

1. Accuracy in Media newsletter, Donal Irvine, Chairman, Washington D.C., August 2008.
2. Newswatch Magazine, Sept. 2008, p.14.
3. Ibid. pp. 14-15.
4. Ibid. pp. 12-15.
5. Ibid. pp. 9, 19-22.
6. Ibid.
7. Accuracy in Media newsletter.
8. Ibid.
9. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Revisited, (New York: Harper Collins, 1958) pp. 44-45.

Also, read Barack Obama's two books, Dreams from My Father and The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream.

Sunday, September 28, 2008

America America, God Shed His Grace On Thee



If you are one those patriotic Americans who tolerate dissent and different points of view then I solute you for being true to the American spirit.

Join me now as we relive an idea that we inherited as citizens of this great land.

The American


As Francis Scott Key stood offshore on a British vessel having secured the release of American prisoners held below through negotiation with the British Admiral, he stood with the Admiral watching the British fleet open fire on Fort Henry about 1,000 yards away.

The American prisoners below wanted to know the position of the American flag signifying defiance or surrender. As the bombardment of the fort continued for hours the men wanted to know: Tell us where the flag is! Is it still standing? What have they done with the flag? Is the flag still flying over the rampart?

One hour passed, then two, then three.

The flag remained standing over the rampart. The British then directed all their guns to the position of the flag.

After a while the British Admiral expressed exasperation that the flag was still standing signifying continued defiance. Then he said to Francis Scott Key: "Your people are insane. What is the matter with them? Don't they understand this is an impossible situation?"

It was then that Francis Scott Key recalled what George Washington had said about what set the American Christian apart from all the other people in the world. He said to the British Admiral:

"He will die on his feet before he will live on his knees"

Steve

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

WHO BLINKS FIRST: PAULSON OR CONGRESS?

The thought that Congress might not back Paulson is terrifying markets. You can't see the strain in share prices but in the money markets, which have frozen. Overnight money is flowing only because central banks are pumping funds into the system. But the rates at which banks lend to each other have rocketed. Hedge funds - many of which still have cash locked up at Lehman - fear another collapse and are closing positions and demanding that their brokers return collateral.

The worst part is that there are still two days to go - Paulson has demanded that Congress back him by Friday. By last night, that seemed unlikely to happen. But the message from the paralysed money markets is that Buffett and Paulson are not bluffing: fear is back. Friday is shaping up as a very big day.

Steve


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Sunday, September 14, 2008

Fast Facts On Pharmaceuticals

The drug Lipitor is the pharmaceutical industry's biggest moneymaker. At its sales peak, it brought in a million dollars an hour, 365 days a year (nine billion dollars a year).*

Personally, if you have a serious cholesterol problem (total cholesterol greater than 220) these drugs have their place. However if your total cholesterol is under this number please consider other alternatives with virtually no side effects.

An alternative to taking Lipitor is taking red yeast rice(available at some Walmart stores or Sam's Club), with a diet low in saturated fat, and vigorous exercise: 5-6 days a week for a minimum of 30 minutes per day. The exercise specifically improves your good cholesterol(HDL) and taking red yeast rice(containing a natural statin) lowers your triglyceride level and LDL (bad cholesterol). As with any statin, liver function should be checked periodically.

I have reduced my total cholesterol by 15-25% yearly and improved my triglycerides levels using this method and have avoided the use of Lipitor and its side effects.
Steve

* David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD, Anticancer, A NEW WAY OF LIFE (Paris, France: Editions Robert Laffont, S.A., 2007). American translation, (New York, New York: Viking Penguin, 2008), p.116

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

GLOBAL CONQEST

"In searching for a new enemy to unite us, we came up with the idea that pollution, the threat of global warming, water shortages, famine and the like would fit the bill ... All these dangers are caused by human intervention and it is only through changed attitudes and behaviour that they can be overcome. The real enemy, then, is humanity itself." Alexander King, Bertrand Schneider - founder and secretary, respectively, of the Club of Rome - The First Global Revolution, pp.104-105. Published 1991. (The link I have provided is from a later edition (1993). How timely since the mass gathering of hysterical greenie guru's was at the "Earth Summit," held in Rio in June, 1992.

"We've got to ride the global warming issue. Even if the theory of global warming is wrong, we will be doing the right thing in terms of economic policy and environmental policy." – Tim Wirth, former member of Congress, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs, President United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund. (The end justifies the means.)

The Club of Rome

According to Gary Kah, author of Enroute to Global Occupation, and New World Religion The Club of Rome has been charged with the task of overseeing the regionalization and unification of the entire world.

The club has approximately 100 members at any given time and consists of "scientists, educators, economists, humanists, industrialists, and international civil servants" in their own words. Included among these have been members of the Rockefeller family. The Club had it's beginnings in April of 1968, when leaders from 10 different countries gathered in Rome at the invitation of Aurelio Peccei, a prominent Italian industrialist with close ties to the Fiat and Olivetti Corporations.

The Club of Rome draws most of it's members from two other organizations. Namely the Council on Foreign Relations(CFR) and the Trilateral Commission(TC). Barack Hussein Obama is a member of the CFR, as is Joseph Biden his running mate. Michelle Obama is a director of the Chicago local chapter of the CFR.

Biden was dropped like a hot potato by the DNC in 1998 when he ran for president because Biden was exposed as a liar and cheat, although now it seems to be a qualifier for both the Democrat and Republican parties. I will vote for neither. Like Obama, Biden plagiarized someone else's speech. Biden also plagiarized in law school; NY Times article back in 1987.

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Barack Obama's foreign policy advisor is both a member(and director) of the CFR and one of the original founders of the Trilateral commission.

Council on Foreign Relations

The CFR although set up informally at the Paris Peace Conference dominated by Baron Edmond de Rothschild of France on May 30th, 1919 at the Majestic Hotel in Paris was officially commissioned on July 29th, 1921 in New York. Money for founding the CFR came from J.P. Morgan, Bernard Baruch, Jacob Schiff, Paul Warburg, and John D. Rockefeller, among others. Baron Rothschild had wanted to establish fractional reserve banking in the United States for many years and he sought to accomplish this goal through these individuals he approved to form the Council on Foreign Relations. His goal was accomplished in 1913 with the passage of the The Federal Reserve Act which established the Federal Reserve System as the central banking authority of the United States.

At the time of its passage Congressman Charles Lindbergh, Sr., father of the famous aviator had this to say:
This act establishes the most gigantic trust on earth. When the President [Wilson] signs this bill the invisible government of the money power will be legalized...
The CFR therefore represents the very wealthy monied interests of international bankers since they founded the organization. Today the organization consists of approximately 2500 members. One of the reasons we have heard so little about the Council on Foreign Relations in the press is because its rules, like those of the Illuminati, require that important meetings of the membership remain secret. Article II of the organization's bylaws contends that
... any disclosure, publication or other action by a member in contravention thereof may be regarded by the Board of Directors in its sole discretion as ground for termination or suspension of membership pursuant to Article I of the By-Laws.
What is the purpose of the CFR?

According to Rear Admiral Chester Ward, a former CFR member for sixteen years.
The most powerful clique in these elitist groups have one objective in common--they want to bring about the surrender of sovereignty and the national independence of the United States.

A second clique of international members in the CFR...comprises the Wall Street international bankers and their key agents.

Primarily they want the world banking monopoly from whatever power ends up in the control of global government.
Any further doubts about the real intentions of the CFR should disappear when you become aware of further statements made by CFR members in the past: like this one by CFR member and wealthy investment banker James Warburg who stated on February 17, 1950 to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, "We shall have world government whether or not you like it- by conquest or consent".

Note that Richard B.(Dick) Cheney, our current vice-president has served as a CFR director. Other Republican members of the CFR include Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani, and you guessed it, John McCain. Other Presidential hopefuls (Democrats) are all members of the CFR. They are Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Chris Dodd, and Bill Richardson. The only major political candidate not affiliated with the CFR is Ron Paul.

Since each candidate for President (except Ron Paul) is a member of the CFR it matters not who is elected since the overall goal of each CFR member is the same. Namely as James Warburg directly stated in 1950, "We shall have world government whether or not you like it-- by conquest or consent", by surrendering the sovereignty and the national independence of the United States. That is still the goal. Evidence of a conspiracy perhaps?

The Illuminati controls who will run for President in each political party. By controlling the list of presidential candidates they will control the newly elected government. Fielding a list of controlled candidates gives the public the illusion that they will choose the President and therefore which political agenda is implemented. Nothing is further from the truth!

Trilateral Commission

The Trilateral commission was founded in 1973 by David Rockefeller. Zbigniew Brzezinski, Obama's foreign policy advisor drafted the Trilateral Commissions charter and went on to become the organizations first director (1973- 1976).

Like the Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral commission is headquartered in New York City. It has approximately 325 members.

Since Brzezinski is Obama's advisor on foreign policy it will be beneficial to know which direction he will guide the new rising star of the Illuminati. To determine this as we should base our decisions on Brzezinski's writings and public record, not on what the media report. (The editors of most of the nations major news organizations are CFR members!)

Brzezinski has written several books detailing his worldview. In one of these books, entitled Between Two Ages, written in 1970, he calls for a new international monetary system and prepares the reader for the acceptance of a global taxation system. He also reveals(on pg.72)his views about the philosophies of Karl Marx.
Marxism represents a further vital and creative stage in the maturing of man's universal vision. Marxism is simultaneously a victory of the external, active man over the inner, passive man and a victory of reason over belief.
Thus we see that he exhibits a totally humanist world view devoid of any belief of the hereafter and consequently an anti-christian philosophy. He continues:
It stresses man's capacity to shape his material destiny- finite and defined as man's only reality. Marxism has served as a mechanism of human "progress", even if its practice has often fallen short of its ideals. Teilhard de Chardin notes at one point that "monstrous as it is, is not modern totalitarianism really the distortion of something magnificent, and thus quite near the truth?" (pg 73). Marxism, disseminated on the popular level in the form of communism, represented a major advance in man's ability to conceptualize his relationship to his world.(pg 83).
If he believes with Chardin that modern totalitarianism and communism is based on something magnificent and represents a major advance then he should not be allowed to speak, live in or represent the United States. I regard Brzezinski as a traitor to the founding fathers vision of a free and independent people.

What is the purpose of the Trilateral Commission?

In short it is nothing less than to promote world government by encouraging economic interdependence among the three superpowers; North America, Western Europe, and Japan. Hence the term "trilateral". (It is worth noting that these are also the first three economic regions [kingdoms] listed on the Club of Rome's global model). This is one of the reasons why its membership unlike the CFR is international in scope. Steering the economies of the member nations into a position where they would be completely intertwined, the Trilateral Commission augments the regionalization efforts of its sister organizations, the Bilderbergers and the Club of Rome.

Conclusion

Thus we see that Barack Hussein Obama, a CFR member, has surrounded himself with CFR and Trilateral Commission members whose goals are detrimental to the sovereignty and independence of the United States and whose humanist philosophy glorifies reason over belief, and communism over individual freedom. Keep in mind that John McCain is also a CFR member.

Now who would you vote for?

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
----George Orwell

"Wolves are wolves even if you choose to pretend they are chickens."
----Eugen Weber
Steve


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Sunday, August 17, 2008

GORE BUSTER!

Introduction

"Oceans lash our coasts. Deserts burn. The sky provides no shelter. Turmoil of Biblical proportions threatens not just our weather, but life itself. Global Warming is upon us."

Those words aren't from the preview trailer of the silly, overblown, over-dramatic film, Day After Tomorrow that invaded theaters a few years ago. And, they aren't just carefully selected "scare" words, developed from a sweep through a thesaurus. These are the opening words to yet another hysterical diatribe passing as "news" these days on the subject of global warming. This particularly silly one greeted readers of a recent issue of Playboy Magazine. The article was, of course, accompanied by the obligatory pictures of smokestacks belching over a city, and the melting of icebergs.

You hear it everywhere. Global warming is a fact. It is here. It is now unstoppable. The Polar Ice Cap is melting. Polar bears are endangered. Greenland is actually turning green! Hurricanes are blowing with more force. Tornadoes are growing in numbers. Water levels are increasing, threatening to flood New York City. Human existence is threatened. And, of course, the deserts are starting to burn. We are assured that scientists are in near total agreement with the assessment.

CRACKING THE GLOBAL WARMING PARADIGM


Dearth Of Sunspot Activity To Herald New Ice Age? reads the headline on Alex Jones's web site. Actually it will be the lack of sunspot activity known as the Maunder Minimum heralded by the most recent sunspot cycles that has has scientists in the know concerned.

As stated before in a previous blog climate change is much more related to sunspot activity than the burning of fossil fuels since sunspot activity affects the amount of solar radiation reaching the earth's atmosphere. The increase in solar radiation reaching the earth's atmosphere as a result of large amounts of sunspot activity(solar flaring) increases temperatures in the world's oceans which in turn triggers greater emission of large amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. This is a natural cycle with the CO2 emission levels from the ocean's lagging the actual increase in earth's temperatures by at least several decades. Increased CO2 levels(green house gases) are a result of increases in average mean earth temperatures, not the cause of it. To be sure man's activities do produce CO2 through the burning of fossil fuels but this is a minor contributor compared to natural CO2 production.
A top observatory that has been measuring sun cycles for over 200 years predicts that global temperatures will drop by two degrees over the next two decades as solar activity grinds to a halt and the planet drastically cools down, potentially heralding the onset of a new ice age.

While the mass media, Al Gore and politicized bodies like the IPCC scaremonger about the perils of global warming and demand the poor and middle class pay CO2 taxes, both hard scientific data and circumstantial evidence points to a clear cooling trend.

Following the end of the Sun’s most active period in over 11,000 years, the last 10 years have displayed a clear cooling trend as temperatures post-1998 leveled out and are now plummeting.
As an example here is a climate report from NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU, AK 545 AM AKDT FRI AUG 1 2008.
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF 58.0 DEGREES WAS THE LOWEST AVERAGE HIGH FOR THE MONTH OF JULY EVER RECORDED SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1943. THE OVERALL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF 53.3 DEGREES MAKES JULY 2008 THE THIRD COLDEST JULY ON RECORD. A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 39 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 21ST...WHICH WAS JUST ABOVE THE ALL TIME RECORD JULY LOW OF 36 DEGREES SET IN 1950.
China recently experienced its coldest winter in 100 years while northeast America was hit by record snow levels and Britain suffered its coldest April in decades as late-blooming daffodils were pounded with hail and snow on an almost daily basis.

From iceagenow.com we read "Arctic Ice Refuses To Melt As Ordered"
15 Aug 08 - "Just a few weeks ago, predictions of Arctic ice collapse were buzzing all over the internet. Some scientists were predicting that the "North Pole may be ice-free for first time this summer". Others predicted that the entire "polar ice cap would disappear this summer".

"The Arctic melt season is nearly done for this year. The sun is now very low above the horizon and will set for the winter at the North Pole in five weeks. And none of these dire predictions have come to pass. Yet there is, however, something odd going on with the ice data.

"The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado released an alarming graph on August 11, showing that Arctic ice was rapidly disappearing, back towards last year's record minimum. Their data shows Arctic sea ice extent only 10 per cent greater than this date in 2007, and the second lowest on record (see link below to view graphs).

However, a comparison of maps derived from NSIDC data shows that “Arctic ice extent was 30 per cent greater on August 11, 2008 than it was on the August 12, 2007. (2008 is a leap year, so the dates are offset by one.)

"... ice has grown in nearly every direction since last summer - with a large increase in the area north of Siberia. Also note that the area around the Northwest Passage (west of Greenland) has seen a significant increase in ice. Some of the islands in the Canadian Archipelago are surrounded by more ice than they were during the summer of 1980.

"(The NSIDC graph) appears to disagree with the maps by a factor of three (10 per cent vs. 30 per cent) - hardly a trivial discrepancy.

"The Arctic did not experience the meltdowns forecast by NSIDC and the Norwegian Polar Year Secretariat. It didn't even come close. Additionally, some current graphs and press releases from NSIDC seem less than conservative. There appears to be a consistent pattern of overstatement related to Arctic ice loss.

And what of the Antarctic? Down south, ice extent is well ahead of the recent average. Why isn't NSIDC making similarly high-profile press releases about the increase in Antarctic ice over the last 30 years?
Could this be evidence of skewing the data to fit the "Global Warming" mantra?

In 1997, a Gallop Poll of eminent North American climatologists showed that 83 percent did not support the claims of the green house theory of Global Warming.

In 2006 Professor Bob Carter, a geologist at James Cook University, Queensland, Australia, stated that the global warming theory is neither environmental nor scientific, but rather, "a self-created political fiasco." Carter explains that "climate changes occur naturally all the time, partly in predictable cycles, and partly in unpredictable cycles."

If you really want to know the truth behind the global warming frenzy, just follow the money.

Simply put, scientists know where the grants will come from to pay their salaries, Dr. Patrick Michaels, a leading opponent to the global warming scare-mongers, calls it the federal/science paradigm. He describes it this way: Tax $ = Grants = Positive Feedback Loop to Get more Grants.

Says Dr. Michaels,
What worker-bee scientist is going to write a proposal saying that global warming is exaggerated, and he doesn't need the money? Certainly, no one wanting advancement in the agency! There is no alternative to this process, when paradigms compete with each other for the finite funding.
The only ones who can openly oppose the party line of the day are those who don't need the grants, or who have some other source of funding. There aren't many.

EPILOGUE


Praise be to God! Common sense has finally made it to the political arena. As usual the politicians are the last ones to get it!

From PolitickerNJ.com
DOHERTY: NEW SCIENTIFIC DATA JUSTIFIES REPEALING GLOBAL WARMING RESPONSE ACT
URGES STATE TO HOLD OFF ON DAMAGING NEW REGULATIONS AS CLIMATE CHANGE THEORIES CLASH

Responding to various new scientific reports questioning the concept of global warming, Assemblyman Michael Doherty today called on Governor Corzine to hold off on proposing any new regulations associated with the state’s Global Warming Response Act and urged the Legislature to repeal that act when it returns to legislative business after Labor Day.

"There are many credible members of the scientific community who have questioned the theory of global warming, and now we have some scientists actually suggesting the earth’s temperatures may be entering a period of dramatic cooling," said Doherty, R-Warren and Hunterdon. "With this growing level of scientific uncertainty, it makes no sense to enact a new set of economically damaging regulations prompted by the global warming hysteria of recent years."

The Global Warming Response Act was signed last year by Corzine with Mr. Gore in attendance, which requires the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent by 2020 and 80 percent by 2050. The law required the state Department of Environmental Protection to release a report detailing how the state would meet the goals, with recommendations now expected to be issued this fall.

Earlier this year, John Coleman, the founder of The Weather Channel, stated that man made global warming is "the greatest scam in history," adding, "I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it. Global Warming; It is a scam." Coleman said the theory of global warming is based on fraudulent science.

"New Jersey’s tax and regulatory climate is already chasing jobs from this state left and right and these new regulations will make matters worse," Doherty said. "Rather than conforming our policies to questionable scientific theories, we should be looking at the concrete economic indicators that show our state’s economy is in trouble. And we should be taking steps to help people who are losing jobs and being forced out of their homes by this state’s anti-economic growth agenda – not making matters worse."
Revelation!


Finally Mr. Gore, you may wish to consult a trained meteorologist before investing huge sums of money in your next global political project. The people speak: Don’t buy that global warming myth!

Steve, your common sense commentator


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Thursday, August 07, 2008

THE DEVIL'S LAIR



In 1994 the U.S. Military relinquished a 1500 acre former Army base, the Presidio overlooking San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to the U.S National Park Service. Since that time this very valuable piece of real estate has become home to Lucasfilm and Lucas Learning Ltd. including the new state of the art Digital Arts Center , the Gorbachev Foundation, the Thoreau Center for Sustainability,FEMA, the United Religions Initiative (URI), The Institute for Sustainable Development, Partnerships for Change, the Rudolf Steiner Foundation whose founder Rudolf Steiner became the head of the Austrian and German Esoteric societies in 1904, International Forum on Globalization funded by the Rockefeller Fund, and The Tides Center to name a few. Together they share a common crusade: to build a unified, earth-friendly global civilization based on "new" universal beliefs and values.

The Presidio Alliance composed of these organizations and others plan to turn the old Army base into a "global center for sustainability."

The United Nations Resource Center also calls it's home here. Actually, the Presidio had been linked to the UN since 1988, when it became part of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Program established in 1971 which now consists of 529 sites in 105 countries. In 2007 alone twenty-three new biosphere reserves join UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB)network.

Mikhail Gorbachev, who moved to the Presidio in 1993 established his Gorbachev Foundation here. The former communist head of the Soviet Union has also established another organization called Green Cross International to "ensure a just, sustainable and secure future for all by fostering a value shift and cultivating a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility in humanity's relationship with nature." Mr. Gorbachev is also one of the infamous authors of the Earth Charter.

And now you know how a former American Army base is being used to undermine the very freedoms that our forefathers died for.

Steve


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Sunday, June 08, 2008

Empire

Empire (from the Latin "imperium", denoting military command within the ancient Roman government) is a state that extends dominion over populations distinct culturally and ethnically from the culture/ethnicity at the center of power. An empire maintains its political structure at least partly by coercion. An empire can be described as any state pursuing imperial policies,..

Imperialism most commonly is understood in relation to Empire building, as the forceful extension of a nation's authority by territorial conquest establishing economic and political domination of other nations. In its second meaning the term describes the imperialistic attitude of superiority, subordination and dominion over foreign people.

This my friend is America today. An administration bent on empire, subjugating citizens of a foreign country (Iraq) while eliminating personal freedoms in the "homeland" through the Patriot Act and the Military Commissions Act of 2006.

Since the invasion of Iraq the Bush administration has constantly extended tours of duty for military personnel. The military is wearing out.
General Colin Powell, the former US Secretary of State and others - have been insisting for months now: that the US army is 'about broken'. Only a third of the regular army's brigades now qualify as combat-ready. Officers educated at the elite West Point academy are leaving at a rate not seen in 30 years, with the consequence that the US army has a shortfall of 3,000 commissioned officers - and the problem is expected to worsen.

And it is not only the soldiers that are worn out. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have led to the destruction, or wearing out, of 40 per cent of the US army's equipment, totalling at a recent count $212bn (£105bn).
According to Defensetech.org
The Army currently has 39 active-duty combat brigades, as it builds to a total of 42 under the restructuring plan known as “modularity.” Over the coming months, roughly 19.5 combat brigades will be committed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Army doctrine calls for 2 units to be held in reserve (for rest and training) for every unit deployed. As of today, the Army has only one unit in reserve for every unit deployed – a ratio that history shows cannot be sustained for any length of time without serious adverse consequences to the force...

Army military readiness rates have declined to levels not seen since the end of the Vietnam War. Roughly one-half of all Army units (deployed and non-deployed, active and reserves) received the lowest readiness rating any fully formed unit can receive. Prior to 9/11, only about 20 percent of the Army received this lowest rating – a fact driven almost exclusively by shortfalls in the reserves...

Of the 16 active-duty, non-deployed combat brigades in the United States managed by the Army’s Forces Command, the vast majority of them are rated at the lowest readiness ratings. These ratings are caused by severe equipment shortages.
This is madness!

When was the last time you saw the terror threat color bar on the bottom of your television screen? When was the last terror attack in the United States? Yet our boys are overseas needlessly paying with their life's blood or being maimed for life to justify this administration's "war on terror".

Empire

Last Trumpet Newsletter, June 2008 relates the following:
On April 18th, Washington announced the forthcoming opening of the most elaborate and impressive embassy in the world. It has been constructed in Baghdad and is built on 104 acres with 27 buildings, 619 apartments, and numerous restaurants, including a food court. It also has indoor and outdoor basketball courts, volley ball courts, and an indoor Olympic-size swimming pool.

When Eyeballing the US Embassy Baghdad one has to be impresses with the fortress-like compound rising on the banks of the Tigris River. It will be the largest of its kind in the world, the size of Vatican City in Rome, with the population of a small town, its own defense force, self-contained power and water, and a precarious perch at the heart of Iraq's turbulent future.

The new $592 million embassy occupies a chunk of prime Baghdad real estate two-thirds the size of Washington's National Mall, with desk space for about 1,000 people behind high, blast-resistant walls. The compound is a symbol both of how much the United States has invested in Iraq and how the circumstances of U.S. involvement are changing.
Empire


We have now been informed that:
A proposed Iraqi-American security agreement will include permanent American bases in the country, and the right for the United States to strike, from within Iraqi territory, any country it considers a threat to its national security.

Under the agreement, Iraqi security institutions such as Defence, Interior and National Security ministries, as well as armament contracts, will be under American supervision for ten years.

The agreement is also likely to give American forces permanent military bases in the country, as well as the right to move against any country considered to be a threat against world stability or acting against Iraqi or American interests.

The military source added, "According to this agreement, the American forces will keep permanent military bases on Iraqi territory, and these will include Al Asad Military base in the Baghdadi area close to the Syrian border, Balad military base in northern Baghdad close to Iran, Habbaniyah base close to the town of Fallujah and the Ali Bin Abi Talib military base in the southern province of Nasiriyah close to the Iranian border."

The sources confirmed that the American army is in the process of completing the building of the military facilities and runways for the permanent bases.
This next story illustrates the depth to which the current administration has planned for a long-term American presence in Iraq.
The depth of US involvement in Iraq and the difficulty the next president will face in pulling personnel out of the country are illustrated by a handful of new contract proposals made public in May. The contracts call for new spending, from supplying mentors to officials with Iraq's Defense and Interior ministries to establishing a U.S.-marshal-type system to protect Iraqi courts. Contractors would provide more than 100 linguists with secret clearances and deliver food to Iraqi detainees at a new, U.S.-run prison.

The proposals reflect multiyear commitments.

The marshals service would be organized by the State Department's bureau responsible for developing rule of law programs in Iraq. It "has plans to create an Iraqi service to be known as the Judicial Protection Service (JPS), modeled to some degree after the U.S. Marshals Service, that will ensure the safe conduct of judicial proceedings and protect judges, witnesses, court staff, and court facilities," a notice published last month said.

Another contract noticed last week previews the opening, apparently in September, of a U.S.-run prison, now labeled a Theater Internment Facility Reconciliation Center, which is to be located at Camp Taji, 12 miles north of Baghdad. The new contract calls for providing food for "up to 5,000 detainees" and will also cover 150Iraqi nationals, who apparently will work at the facility. The contract is to run for one year, with an option year to follow.

The U.S. holds about 20,000 Iraqis at two facilities today, mostly in Camp Bucca in southern Iraq and the rest at Camp Cropper near Baghdad. Along with the facility at Camp Taji, which is expected to hold Iraqis detained in Baghdad, another new reconciliation center, mainly for Sunnis, is being built at Ramadi in Anbar province, where many of these detainees were captured.
In short, America is not leaving Iraq for a very long time. In fact there is no plan to leave at all.

There is no plan to leave because in 1952 the World Association of Parliamentarians for World Government adopted a plan reflected in the following map whereby the United States would establish Empire in this region (see region 85 on the map). This also explains why the United States has been building permanent military bases in Afghanistan,Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan and now in Iraq. It will also explain the invasion of Iran.

The next President-- be it Republican or Democrat will follow this plan despite any words to the contrary.
And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast. Revelation 17:12,13.
For God hath put in their hearts to fulfill his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled. Revelation 17:17.
Steve


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