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An excerpt from the above linked-to article by Kurt Nimmo follows:
During the campaign, Trump came off as Attila the Hun in an Ermenegildo Zegna suit. Steal the oil. Bomb the shit out of them. Waterboard the suckers. Kill their families.
It was obvious early on Donald Trump is a wannabe neocon. He tried to leaven this with populist mumbo-jumbo but that didn’t work, at least not for me.
He’s not cut from the same cloth as the ivy league and think tank cloistered neocons, so they rejected him out of hand.
Now they love him, or some of them do.
Lindsey Graham said Trump has “done more to correct the world” in 80 days in office than former President Barack Obama did in eight years…
It remains to be seen what will happen. The move to arrest Assange and give him the Chelsea Manning treatment or worse may flounder on the rocks. On the other hand, the Brits may storm the embassy and arrest him, rendition him to the United States…
Harrison and other members of WikiLeaks have good reason to be worried. Recall the mysterious deaths of two top lawyers representing Assange. John Jones died in London and Michael Ratner in New York. Assange confidant and a Director of WikiLeaks, Gavin Macfadyen, died in October, 2016.
It might be a coincidence, then again.
My online response to the above linked-to article follows:
Darkness is darkness. We can’t expect goodness from the Corporatocracy’s evil operators. I understand hope. I’m human. Even when it looks utterly hopeless, which is what you get with every US (and other national) election, you can’t help but hope, if not for a complete reversal of barbarism and 1% rule (which you’d have to be literally brain damaged to expect), then at least for a win of some sort. Any win. It’s like a person drowning. He (or…) ‘will’ resist breathing water.
We the people, not all whom are righteous, are outgunned. 1% of the 99% is on the ball, pushing back against the darkness. And less than 1% of that 1% has God’s approval.
If you don’t believe in a higher power, fine. You can content yourself with hoping for imperfect people’s champions and I don’t know what else. Today, There are no people’s Parties. What can an individual people’s champion do? Julian Assange, an individual people’s champion, has been, essentially, taken out of action by the Corporatocracy’s dark, paid, agents and may soon go into a deeper hole, possible one that’s 6 feet deep.
I myself believe in a higher power. I don’t possess fancy jargon to convince anyone of that – unlike some Bible- and God haters who ‘criticize’ the Bible – so don’t believe me if that’s what you wish. I’ll just hope all alone.
I’ll just hope, with a superior hope, all alone.
Source: Trump’s war RT — CrossTalk
There have been no changes, in regard to the crap visitor’s experience, on RT’s website. If you’re just visiting and watching shows or reading, I suppose you may have an okay experience. But I’m not enjoying it all. The site gums everything up, at least on my two computers. Censorious Spot.IM (which clearly has RT’s blessing) is still managing the comments sections. Success at posting comments, as always, is spotty. Some, usually short comments (?), get through. They never all get through and that’s both in single sessions ‘and’ over the course of time and multiple visits and efforts. The comment below is my latest disappeared comment on RT. I don’t do this often, because I could post a ‘Disappeared’ post, in relation to my interaction with the abusive RT site, everyday. No one wants to see that. And I’ve got other things to do.
There’s no transcript for this show, and I have other things to do or I would take some time and type out some excerpts from the show, which I may do later. For now, I’ll just note that RT/Spot.IM is up to the same old crap.
My online, disappeared, response to the above linked-to CrossTalk show follows:
Marcus is right about some things, but he’s wrong about Trump having not surrendered to the Deep State. I find it to be a bizarre statement. Trump would love us to believe that he’s in charge, although I’m sure he’s only confident his dumb white working class supporters will for sure. When Trump failed to push back against the neocons who engineered Michael Flynn’s departure, he signalled, clearly, to the DS that he would take their hard to refuse deal to let them decide foreign policy, at least in certain areas, while he played King. Did Trump act, with the attack on Al-Shayrat air base to look firm and presidential or did he act on behalf of the DS to receive that glory from the DS which he was happy to receive? You don’t demonstrate your firmness by doing what your opponents want you to do.
An excerpt from the above linked-to article by William Craddick follows:
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The 2016 robbery of Kim Kardashian sent shockwaves around the globe and caused observers to question the efficiency of France’s state of emergency. However, the incident may have been more serious than authorities and the press have previously admitted. Research by Disobedient Media has revealed that the French government may be attempting to conceal the involvement of terror group ISIS in Kardashian’s robbery to prevent further public panic over the event.
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My online response to the above linked-to article follows:
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“The French government has routinely displayed a disinterest in speaking to any of the key witnesses who actually interacted with the attackers in the Hotel Pourtales.” Meanwhile, there’s innocent (literally, by ALL accounts) Canadian, Hassan Diab, locked up in a prison in France for a crime he didn’t commit. The only reason those examining this travesty can think of for it is the political need for French officials to look like they are combatting terrorism. If that’s so, that’s terrifying. We aren’t safe – from the state nor from the terrorists who Western states, like France, create, fund and protect. – http://bit.ly/2oPMtjD
I’d be interested, though, in getting other opinions on this robbery. For one thing, Announcing to the public that IS is active in the country in this way could help the national security state of France, as in the crazy US, to make the case for increased police state legislation and behavior, which would benefit ‘powerful’ special interests, like weapons manufacturers and private security companies and would be something that the entire military/intelligence industrial complex would get behind.
Some politicians might want to cover their butts here. Powerful special interests (aka, the deep state, who in reality constitute, collectively, our governments) care less about their tools’ butts and more about their interests. We see who’s winning in that contest, Don’t we?
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Kim/Kanye hire serious security after the robbery. But look at the security! Kim/Kanye turn to darkness to protect them from darkness. Good luck with that.
This is the first time I’ve visited Disobedient Media. I can’t assess it fully until I’ve visited a number of times, unless I see something very revealing straight away. I am struck by how many links in the article are to corporate owned media. It may just be the nature of the story here and nothing more. The article is certainly interesting and thought-provoking.
Let’s see what “Comment awaiting moderation” means.
*edit, April 8, 2017 – I’m going to tidy this up a wee bit. Nothing content-wise is changing. I will include a link to a previous blog post, by myself, about CBC censorship and add a couple more links, one to a terrific Off Guardian article, by Kit, that should cause anyone inclined to give Trump the benefit of the doubt in regard to the US attack (directly) on Syria pause. (Of course, by Trump I mean the deep state and its tentacles, including liberal interventionists, think tank reps, pro imperial ‘experts’ in op eds and interviews and compliant media.) The other link will be to a very, very pertinent article by Michel Chossudovsky. I find it disheartening that people like Noam Chomsky and Craig Murray seem in need of any such info. It’s people like those who I am usually learning from. In Chomsky’s case, I don’t know whether he’s slowed down in his own research and now depends on (not solid) researchers for keeping abreast of developments or old age or both. It’s bad enough that he has a close association with traitor (fake progressive) Amy Goodman. As for Craig Murray, He may be a friend of Julian Assange, who’s org, Wikileaks, is the recipient of lots of info we otherwise would not get, but that doesn’t mean that everytime something like this attack happens, Wikileaks will have all the inside info about it right away or even ever. Also, I assume that Craig is rather focussed on subjects like Scottish independence. If he also doesn’t read around online, by which I mean read around in the alternative media, then we’ll find him coasting on the not up to date info he has, which won’t be valueless, but….
The CBC, Canada’s shining (not) state broadcaster, is still on board the project to rehabilitate nazism. With its censorship of voices, like mine, that endeavor to give an objective and non US foreign policy (therefore a non Canadian foreign policy), anti NATO, anti fascist view of current events, the most current major event being President Donald Trump’s (let’s say) decision to attack Syria, it has revealed that it is irreformable and toxic to Canadians seeking truth and guidance, not because exposure to my voice is the only way others will be informed but because if this is how the CBC approaches informing us, then the CBC is part of the problem (of the people lacking important information). My comment (‘comments’ if you count my repeated efforts to break through to its reader- and viewership) in regard to the recent launching of Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria, with 23 of them hitting the Syrian Airbase (named Al-Shayrat) in Homs, destroying 6 Mig-23 aircraft in repair hangars, stood no chance of seeing the light of day on the CBC website.
This is terrifying. And if it’s terrifying for normal, informed people outside of Syria, it will be unimaginably terrifying for Syrians. It must also terrify a lot of Russians who wonder what their fearless leader is doing. The Russians would have (if normal procedure was followed here) been notified of the impending missile launch. (And Putin would have come to an understanding with the US before that, is my feeling.) He seemed to be taking necessary steps to keep Russia’s borders, where he is able to, free from malevolent NATO forces that the world knows is moving in on Russia (with a great deal of assistance from neonazi governments across eastern Europe). Did he cut a deal with Trump (who speaks for the Deep State which will let him sit on the throne as long as he doesn’t make trouble for, or interfere with, it), who is irrational and clueless (but not so clueless that he can’t see and be hurt by the deep state’s control over him)? Trump can’t be left to his own devices in the area of geopolitics. He can blather on – about enemies and free trade and whatever, imagining that people who want to hear him (white working class yahoos) think he sounds presidential and feeling inflated as a result – but he will need a great deal of management. A controlled Trump isn’t really better than a free Trump, but if he were free, he might step away from the neocons’ violent, destructive, terrifying great game plan, which Obama, despite his public bellicosity toward Syria, did (which was uncharacteristically brave for that tool). As it is, with Trump’s failure to defend Michael Flynn (who is less anti Putin than others), who the deep state targetted for removal, Trump has indicated that he’s agreed to the ‘deal’ that he couldn’t refuse. At least that’s my reading of things.
The Tomahawk missile launch, which wasn’t very damned effective (only 23 of 59 missiles reached their target!), might have seemed to Trump’s self-centered mind to be an act of independence and presidential firmess, but How is doing what those who control you want you to do an act of independence? What a dangerous idiot.
“Trump’s ‘Wag the Dog’ Moment” by Robert Parry
Similarly, now, Assad’s military has gained a decisive advantage over the rebels and he had just scored a major diplomatic victory with the Trump administration’s announcement that the U.S. was no longer seeking “regime change” in Syria. The savvy Assad would know that a chemical weapon attack now would likely result in U.S. retaliation and jeopardize the gains that his military has achieved with Russian and Iranian help.
The counter-argument to this logic – made by The New York Times and other neocon-oriented news outlets – essentially maintains that Assad is a crazed barbarian who was testing out his newfound position of strength by baiting President Trump. Of course, if that were the case, it would have made sense that Assad would have boasted of his act, rather than deny it.
But logic and respect for facts no longer prevail inside Official Washington, nor inside the mainstream U.S. news media.
British Ambassador to Syria Peter Ford:
CNN SHOCKED SPEECHLESS When Congressman Questions Syria Chemical Weapons Story:
Many others are noting the nonsense of the neocons’ position in regard to the alleged recent chemical weapon attack by Syrian forces (in Idlib province), although Syria’s chemical weapons had already been taken to be destroyed on a U.S. ship specially configured for that purpose per the Russian-brokered agreement made with Syria back in 2013.
“Syria Chemical Weapons Red Flags and False Flags” by Chris Taliano
“Al-Qaeda Gets An Oscar” from Moon of Alabama’s blog
“Pentagon Trained Syria’s Al Qaeda “Rebels” in the Use of Chemical Weapons” by Michel Chossudovsky
Kit, at the fantastic Off Guardian website, penned a good, well rounded article going over past actions of the US and Western realm of the global deep state, leaving us without justification for an attitude of trust toward Trump et al: “Idlib chemical attack: A sign no change of policy is on the horizon”
Are the terrorists good at staging? Setting aside the pro government and pro deep state attitude (which comes from an actual intertwining of those institutions) of Hollywood/CIA/Pentagon, leading to obscene events like awards being given to terrorists (White Helmets and their associates, like 27-year-old Mahmoud Raslan the reporter, who goes by Rslan on his Facebook page), they deserve oscars! Just check out this unpolished, but utterly damning, documentary called Tapestry Of Terror. As the YouTube account holder, Chris Sedlmair, warns, download the video before (guardian of ‘real’ news) Google kills it. There’s plenty of free YouTube downloaders out there, for now. If you upload them to YouTube, select ‘unlisted’ first. Then share the links carefully. I am not an expert on YouTube and can’t say how it all works, but I’m guessing that that can at least slow down Google’s censorship.
Regarding the final image, below, I obviously meant to change my name (not expecting, at this point, anything to come of it) to yoronmyblogcbc. I left out the ‘l’.