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Greg Muttitt in Charlottesville, VA, on Tuesday, July 24th


By davidswanson - Posted on 21 July 2012

Greg Muttitt, visiting from the U.K., is the author of the brand new book on Iraq that is making a lot of news.  It's called Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq.

"Nothing short of a secret history of the war" -- Naomi Klein.

Democracy Now aired this interview of Greg this week.

Greg will speak and answer your questions:

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 7 p.m.

Random Row Books
315 West Main Street 
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 295-2493
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About Fuel on the Fire:

The departure of the last U.S. troops from Iraq at the end of 2011 left a broken country and a host of unanswered questions. What was the war really about? Why and how did the occupation drag on for nearly nine years, while most Iraqis, Britons, and Americans desperately wanted it to end? And why did the troops have to leave?

Now, in a gripping account of the war that dominated US and UK foreign policy over the last decade, investigative reporter and activist Greg Muttitt takes us behind the scenes to answer some of these questions and reveals the previously untold story of the oil politics that played out
through the occupation of Iraq.

Drawing upon hundreds of unreleased government documents and extensive interviews with senior American, British, and Iraqi officials, Muttitt exposes the plans and preparations that were in place to shape policies in favor of American and British energy interests. But he also tells the inspiring story of how Iraqi trade unions organized not only to defend their members’ rights, but also to thwart many of the USA’s oil plans  -- with remarkable success. Through their stories, we begin to see a very different Iraq from the one our politicians have told us about.

In light of the Arab revolutions, the war in Libya, and renewed threats against Iran, Fuel on the Fire provides a vital guide to the lessons from Iraq and of the global consequences of our persistent oil addiction.

"Excellent... a textbook example of how international pressures are put on politicians to get them to buckle" - The Guardian

"Set to turn our understanding of the war on its head" - The Independent

"Will trouble the most ardent liberal interventionist" -
Petroleum Economist

"The Iraqi civil society voices resound with dignity in this brilliant, comprehensive account" - New Internationalist


 

Social theorists came into existence with the birth of class history and Patriarchy. There was no need for social theory prior to class history and the birth of the deformed social mechanism which ushered in the Patriarchal class mechanism.    The Social Matriarchy, with its social kinships established egalitarian relations with each other and had social control over wealth, labor, or the means of production, hence its historical mechanism was a social mechanism, under primitive conditions, correctly labeled by social theorists as "primitive Communism", necessary for the collective survival of the human species and could not produce parasitical ruling classes.   The rise of the agricultural revolution and animal herding produced new wealth and surpluses which could have raised the productive conditions of primitive Communism into new higher social forms of organization, still in control of its wealth, labor and the means of production.


Instead, these new forms of productive wealth were usurped and concentrated into the hands of parasitical ruling classes, signalling the downfall of the social historical mechanism, demise of social control over civil society and the downfall, enslavement of Humanity, deforming its social, "Human Nature" into class deformed Human behavior.  The Patriarchal class mechanism reproduced itself through partial, developed middle layers, as divisible, subordinated, obedient, fearful servile class elites into class hierarchies.  This defacto class position,  enslavement of Humanity has been the common denominator of all class systems, ongoing throughout the milleniums of class history, through the Patriarchal class mechanism.  It continues its extension to today's Late Capitalism through degenerating class cycles, which has devolved into today's Global Fascism, and Empire totalitarianism/militarism.  The class deforming functions of all class systems and their class hierarchies is to convert, deform, co opt, corrupt, invert social power into the hands of the parasitical ruling classes with the help of  their sycophanitic  class whores, class thugs, ideological class mercenaries, that make up the deformed, divisible, dependent, reactionary, middle professional shock troops operating through  class hierarchies.   They create class ideologies, class myths, class dogmas and class parties by establishing class deformed centers, always center right positions, hence their false claims to social principles, "centrism", is used to hide their class tyranny and invert reality by turning it upside down establishing  spliced, partial, deformed social tendencies, always through class compromises, reproducing class outcomes, class principles, at the same time using false social rhetoric and making false claims to social principles, social centers and social morality.  Patriarchy had to create the false religious class myth of "original sin" to hide, falsely conflate,  the class deformed Human Nature imposed by the Patriarchal class mechanism, as "Human Nature" and "Greed", and to hide the enslaved Human Nature accomplished through property laws, which were class laws.  Class laws are always duplicitous, always selectively enforced, and in times of class crisis are completely trashed, rejected for totalitarian rule, when CLASS DELUSIONS fail to prop up their power.


The downfall of women into property/class relations, signalled the Patriarchal, male and class usurpation, enslavement of Humanity and the destruction, end of social control over civil society, which defines real democracy.  It was both the end of the social historical mechanism  and the egalitarian Social Matriarchy, which made social power automatic, independent, indivisible and de facto social control.   The emergence of Patriarchy and its first class mechanism would signal wholesale enslavement of Humanity for parasitical ruling classes and their reactionary class hierarchies, staffed with class whores, ideological thugs, class politicians/elites who routinely, yet falsely claimed Paternalism, social unity, The duplicitous steps of falsely claiming social principles, while rejecting them, by turning reality up side down meant that all class systems would convert, betray all social power, into the INVERTED TOTALITARIANISM, Orwellian class principle,  co opted into generic class corruption through class compromises.  The degenerating, deformed class cycles would morph into class tyranny through class tyrants and the permanent militarism of all class Empires.    Obama's Western Fascism, NATO Fascism, repeats the same, historical, degenerating class cycles, similar to the "Weimarization", proto fascism, that took place in the crippled, class republic of Weimar Germany, which morphed into Hitler's fascist dictatorship.   


All class forms, from crippled class democracies to totalitarian/Empire class systems, produce not only class outcomes, deforming civil society, but produce totalitarianism, including today's second Axis of Fascism, Western Fascism, which is now a global Fascist Matrix.   Congress, Presidents and its rigged class systems have morphed into class tyrants, producing today's global,  Fascist "Fuehrers", (German for leader) whose class thugs always were sociopaths, anti social, class deformed, ideological thugs, but now that they have embraced warmongering,  torture, fraud andcorruption, rendition, all elements of Fascist totalitarianism, they have become War criminals and psychopaths.   Today we have totalitarian, fascist corporations in a thuggish, monopoly alliance with the class state, which was condemned by Adam Smith, under the Feudal class states, as as "Mercantilism", monopoly rule and marriage with the Absolute Feudal State. This same totalitarian alliance under the Capitalist state is called Fascism, this time a global Fascist affair.  All social theorists, from Adam Smith to  Marx and all social movements oppose Fascist austerity, Fascist Capitalism, because "Big government" and the class state is not opposed to class tyranny, it is in alliance with it,  through Fascism:



The New Totalitarianism: How American Corporations Have Made America Like the Soviet Union


Free-market capitalism was supposed to save us from the tyranny of faceless apparatchiks. But that's not what happened.


http://www.alternet.org/visions/156311/The_New_Totalitarianism%3A_How_American_Corporations_Have_Made_America_Like_the_Soviet_Union/?page=entire


 


Class systems inherently BETRAY, and all of its partial, deformed middle layers, deformed professionals, class whores, ideological thugs are by definition SOCIOPATHS, because their class system must hide their anti social behavior, class behavior, Empire thuggery, with class myths to justify PARASITICAL RULING CLASSES that falsely claim they are the source of labor, wealth, or the means of production, falsely claiming as all class ideologies do, both Liberalism and conservatism, that JOB CREATION, comes from parasitical, totalitarian class systems.    The fascist democrats and republicans defend CLASS DEFORMED, TOTALITARIAN, ENSLAVING MARKETS, and call it "FREE" Markets, much like the Nazis, who claimed that the enslaved labor within their concentration camps was "FREEDOM", with their fascist capitalist slogan:   "Arbeit macht frei", (WORK, SLAVERY IS FREEDOM).  This is the classic totalitarian, class principle,  inverting, co opting, corrupting, substituting, falsely conflating reality,  social terms, for their totalitarian class deformed language, like Obama's mis use of "terrorism."  Class myths, be they the secular class myth of "free markets" or the religious class myth of the Patriarchy sought to hide the class tyranny of Patriarchy and the downfall of the Social Matriarchy, the downfall of the social historical mechanism,  the downfall of Humanity and its enslavement, especially women.  The class myth of "original sin" is intended to hide class deformed behavior, falsely conflated into  inherent in HUMAN NATURE, when it is only inherent in ALL CLASS SYSTEMS:


The Libor Scandal In Full Perspective


http://www.opednews.com/articles/The-Libor-Scandal-In-Full-by-Paul-Craig-Roberts-120719-701.html


EXCERPT:


"As villainous as they might be, Barclays bank chief executive Bob Diamond, Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan, and Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs are not the main villains. The main villains are former Treasury Secretary and Goldman Sachs chairman Robert Rubin, who pushed Congress for the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, and the sponsors of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley bill, which repealed the Glass-Steagall Act. Glass-Steagall was put in place in 1933 in order to prevent the kind of financial excesses that produced the current ongoing financial crisis.


President Clinton's Treasury Secretary, Robert Rubin, presented the removal of all constraints on financial chicanery as "financial modernization." Taking restraints off of banks was part of the hubristic response to "the end of history." Capitalism had won the struggle with socialism and communism. Vindicated capitalism no longer needed its concessions to social welfare and regulation that capitalism used in order to compete with socialism.


The constraints on capitalism could now be thrown off, because markets were self-regulating as Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, among many, declared. It was financial de-regulation -- the repeal of Glass-Steagall, the removal of limits on debt leverage, the absence of regulation of OTC derivatives, the removal of limits on speculative positions in future markets -- that caused the ongoing financial crisis. No doubt but that JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and others were after maximum profits by hook or crook, but their opportunity came from the neoconservative triumphalism of "democratic capitalism's" historical victory over alternative socio-politico-economic systems.


The ongoing crisis cannot be addressed without restoring the laws and regulations that were repealed and discarded. But putting Humpty-Dumpty back together again is an enormous task full of its own perils.


The financial concentration that deregulation fostered has left us with broken financial institutions that are too big to fail. To understand the fullness of the problem, consider the lawsuits that are expected to be filed against the banks that fixed the Libor rate by those who were harmed by the fraud. Some are saying that, as the fraud was known by the central banks and not reported, the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England should be indicted for their participation in the fraud..."


 


Bottom line, all class elites are inherenty corrupt, duplicitous, totalitarian, turning reality up side down through its totalitarian, inverted, Orwellian class principle AND CANNOT BUT BETRAY, INHERENTLY, AS TROJAN HORSES, who falsely, like Obama, use fake social rhetoric, while serving Fascist corporate, class thugs, embrace the same class myth of Free markets, as the Patriarchal class thugs who sought to hide the SOCIAL NATURE OF HUMANITY that existed before class systems kicked in through the Patriarchal class mechanism.   All SOCIAL THEORY, ALL SOCIAL THEORISTS, from Plato's ancient Greece to the Social Enlightenment, to the Socialist Movements have sought to reclaim the social historical class mechanism that once existed in the Social Matriarchy, by establishing an independent, indivisible social agency, capable of creating critical, cumulative social mass, an independent, indivisible, social middle class, established universally, internationally, to dissolve all class hierarchies which would destroy the Patriarchal class mechanism, ENDING HUMANITY'S ENSLAVEMENT AND TOTALITARIAN LINK TO WAR AND FASCISM.   


We must destroy the central class myth, for all class systems, that class systems can produce social outcomes, when it only can produce partial social reforms, that can be dismantled, corrupted over time through degenerating class cycles, and CANNOT PRODUCE SOCIAL JUSTICE PERMANENTLY, AUTOMATICALLY, which only a social historical mechanism can accomplish as a de facto social outcome.  When Richard Cohen, a degenerating liberal defending fascist foreign policies, aggression in Iraq was confronted with  class/empire OIL links, he essentially supported Westen Fascist foreign policies, including his support for fascist policies in Zionist Israel. HE DEFENDED FASCIST ZIONISM AND THE LIE THAT OIL WAS NOT BEHIND OUR FASCIST FOREIGN POLICIES.   Of course like all class shills they justify totalitarian class systems.  This of course is to hide the failure of all class states, all class systems, which use WAR AND FASCISM for parasitic ruling classes, which liberals themselves endorse. His denial represents the collective failure of all class/empire shills that embrace imperialism, fascism, totalitarianism, oil grabs, resource seizures. 


 


TO STOP GLOBAL FASCISM, GLOBAL WAR CREATED BY WESTERN FASCISM, FASCIST DEMOCRATS, FASCIST REPUBLICANS, FASCIST CONGRESS, FASCIST JUDICIAL COURTS, FASCIST NATO, FASCIST MILITARY ALLIANCES WITH FASCIST ISRAEL, ALL FAILED CLASS STATES, WE MUST STOP VOTING FOR CLASS PARTIES, WITH CLASS IDEOLOGIES, THAT ENSLAVE HUMANITY.  IT IS A WASTED VOTE TO VOTE FOR ANY SO CALLED "MAINSTREAM" (CLASS PARTY) as they all support Fascist austerity, Fascist Capitalism, and Fascist, Global militarism.    We must end all religious class myths, all secular class myths, by pointing out the failure of class history itself.   We must reclaim all social theorists, from Plato to Adam Smith and Marx whose social theories were corrupted, co opted, inverted, to defend class systems and realize that social markets are the true definition of social wealth, real democracy, which means social control over civil society itself:



From an Unlikely Source, a Serious Challenge to Wall Street


http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/07/21-1

Until social, middle classes are independent, indivisible, free from class whores, class shills/thugs, ideological class dogmatist, all institutions, including corporate news and human rights organizations are subject to the INVERTED TOTALITARIAN CLASS PRINCIPLE, with its ability to co opt, corrupt, invert reality, substitute and conflate into false class ideologies, false social rhetoric, these class systems, with their class deforming hierarchies will produce a corporate media that lies routinely, and co opt human rights into Western Fascist policies.


There have been reports, already, that the corporate media is HELD IN LOW ESTEEM, not trusted to tell the truth, and endless articles about the co option, corruption of Human rights organization polluted by Fascist Zionists, Fascist Western ideologues, all class ideologues, whether Amnesty International taken over by the class/ideological whore, Nozzel, who like Hillary and Obama defend aggression, torture, rendition, and Fascist foreign policies through Nato to justify occupation in Afghanistan, Iraq, and many Muslim states.   Human right Watch has been co opted like the Security Council, itself a class hierarchy, of Western Fascist states who use NATO, to defend global fascism, overthrow of regimes with some independence of Western totalitarianism, or the placement of Western liars, puppets within U.N. agencies, like the nuclear A.E.I.A, which routinely lies about a military nuclear program by IRAN, ignoring ISRAELI NUCLEAR WEAPONS, and their military aggressions.


When such class whores, class hierarchies insert themselves into a global class MATRIX, it corrupts, degenerates into outright corrupt propaganda, outright corruption, THEY DESTROY THEIR OWN CREDIBILITY AND FALSE CLAIMS TO DEFEND INTERNATIONAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAWS.    These Western class whores have GLOBAL MAJORITIES out in the streets, like Mexico, which calls out the UNFREE, CORPORATE MEDIA, IDEOLOGICAL THUGS, while the elites call any critique against CORPORATE NEWS an act against democracy, when it is AGAINST WESTERN FASCISM.  Like Mexico, Like Ecuador, most of the coporate media elites EMBRACE WESTERN FASCISM, NOT DEMOCRACY.   The Western corporate elites in the mainstream media support corrupt journalism and support Obama's fascist persecution of WIKI LEAKS, JULIAN ASSANGE AND BRADLEY MANNING.  This same fascist, class/empire rot has now taken over HUMAN RIGHT GROUPS, who sit on their hands when it comes to prosecution of BUSH, OBAMA, BLAIR, ISRAELI WAR CRIMINALS......serving Western Fascist Matrix, on a global stage.



The Rights Groups that Lost the Plot on Ecuador and Julian Assange


Free speech advocates should defend WikiLeaks' founder from US spying charges, not invent a media crackdown in  Ecuador


http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/07/21-3


excerpt:


"


Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, remains trapped in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 19 June, as he awaits the government of Ecuador's decision on whether to grant him political asylum. It is interesting, if rather aggravating, to see how people who are supposed to be concerned with human rights and freedom of expression have reacted to this story.Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has been accused by Human Rights Watch of persecuting the press. Photograph: Dolores Ochoa/AP


Although Assange has not been charged with any crime, the Swedish government has requested his extradition to Sweden for questioning. For more than 19 months now, the Swedish government has refused to explain why he could not be questioned in the UK. Former Stockholm chief district prosecutor Sven-Erik Alhem testified that the decision of the Swedish government to extradite Assange is "unreasonable and unprofessional, as well as unfair and disproportionate", because he can be easily questioned in the UK.


Of course, it's not hard to figure out why Assange's enemies want him in Sweden: he would be thrown in jail and would have limited access to the media, and judicial proceedings would be conducted in secret. But most importantly, it would be much easier to get him extradited to the United States. Here in the US, there is an ongoing criminal investigation of WikiLeaks; and according to leaked emails from the private intelligence agency Stratfor, a criminal indictment for Assange has already been prepared. Powerful political figures such as Dianne Feinstein, Democratic chair of the US Senate intelligence committee, have called for his prosecution under the Espionage Act, which carries the death penalty.


For these reasons and many more, it is quite likely that the government of Ecuador will decide that Assange has a well-founded fear of political persecution, and grant him political asylum. Yet, surprisingly and shamefully, organizations whose profession it is to defend human rights and press freedoms have not only remained silent on the question of Assange's right to asylum, or Sweden's political persecution of a journalist, but have, instead, attacked Ecuador. For example, José Miguel Vivanco, director the Americas Watch division of Human Rights Watch (HRW), has stated:



"I think this is ironic that you have a journalist, or an activist, seeking political asylum from a government that has – after Cuba – the poorest record of free speech in the region, and the practice of persecuting local journalists when the government is upset by their opinions or their research."


Much of the media ran with this, perhaps not knowing a great deal about the media in Ecuador, and not realizing that any of the other independent democracies in South America would also grant asylum to Assange. When Assange was first arrested in 2010, then President Lula da Silva of Brazil denounced the arrest as "an attack on freedom of expression". And he criticized other governments for not defending Assange. If it was clear to Lula and other independent governments that Assange was politically persecuted then, it is even more obvious now...."


 


DOWN WITH WESTERN, CLASS/EMPIRE, PROTO FASCIST TOTALITARIANISM, CORPORATE PROPAGANDA, CORRUPT JOURNALISM AND THE LIKES OF THE CLASS SHILLS/WHORES/THUGS IN HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS, FILLED WITH RANK, CORRUPT,  DUPLICITOUS ARSES, LIKE JOSE VIVANCO.

The class corruption of JOURNALISM does not produce Democracy, as argued by class whores like Jose Vivanco, instead promotes SLAVERY, ENSLAVEMENT, MILITARIZATION, PERMANENT WAR and calls it Democracy, inverting, co opting, corrupting, substituting reality, into its opposite, just like the INVERTED TOTALITARIAN PRINCIPLE OF CORRUPTION, BY ALL CLASS SYSTEMS, UNABLE TO REPRESENT SOCIAL POWER, SOCIAL CLASSES SINCE THEY SERVE AS SHOCK TROOPS, DEFORMED MIDDLE CLASS PROFESSIONALS FOR PARASITICAL RULING CLASSES:  SOCIAL MARKETS ARE FREE FROM TOTALITARIANISM, CLASS DEFORMED MARKETS ARE TOTALITARIAN, NOT FREE MARKETS.


Bill Moyers and Chris Hedges: Capitalism’s ‘Sacrifice Zones’ (VIDEO)


http://www.commondreams.org/video/2012/07/21


EXCERPT:


"There are forgotten corners of this country where Americans are trapped in endless cycles of poverty, powerlessness, and despair as a direct result of capitalistic greed. Journalist Chris Hedges calls these places “sacrifice zones,” and joins Bill this week on Moyers & Company to explore how areas like Camden, New Jersey; Immokalee, Florida; and parts of West Virginia suffer while the corporations that plundered them thrive.


“These are areas that have been destroyed for quarterly profit. We’re talking about environmentally destroyed, communities destroyed, human beings destroyed, families destroyed,” Hedges tells Bill.


“It’s the willingness on the part of people who seek personal enrichment to destroy other human beings… And because the mechanisms of governance can no longer control them, there is nothing now within the formal mechanisms of power to stop them from creating essentially a corporate oligarchic state.”......"


There is an ideological flaw within Chris Hedges approach trying to find the common denominator with all "Sacrificial Zones" and Bill Moyers fundamental question, what connects them.   Hedges replies with the word "greed", which is similar to the approach of the very first class system, Patriarchy, which hides class tyranny, by inverting, co opting, corrupting, substituting "original sin", with class deformed behavior, itself linked to the FAILURE TO HAVE SOCIAL CONTROL OVER CIVIL SOCIETY, which was true then, and is true today, under Late Capitalism and its Fascist corporatism.    Hedges needs to connect the deformed Human Nature, to class deformed systems, which he does partially by discussing the role of the corporate, fascist state, BUT FAILS TO EXPLAIN WHAT IT WOULD TAKE TO RE CLAIM, RETAKE SOCIAL CONTROL OVER CIVIL SOCIETY LAST SEEN BEFORE CLASS HISTORY BEGAN, LAST SEEN IN THE SOCIAL MATRIARCHY.   Hedges must call for a rejection of all class parties, all class ideologies, which serve parsitical classes and call for the creation of independent, indivisible social, middle classes around the world, which reject all mainstream class policies, promote social agendas that dissolve ALL CLASS HIERARCHIES LINKED TO THE PATRIARCHAL CLASS MECHANISM.


Chris Hedges, along with Glenn Greenwald shows how Western Fascism and its embrace of Fascist Zionism, in Israel, POLLUTES THE CORPORATE PRESS, which lies routinely, propagandizes for both Amerikan Empire, Israel and their War criminals, to promote fascist foreign policies, Empire and bases, in order to create wars with Libya, Syria, Iran, Hezbollah, for puppet governments that serve GLOBAL FASCISM:


Journalism v. propaganda


The US and Israel blame Iran for the suicide attack in Bulgaria, but offer no evidence for the accusation


http://www.salon.com/2012/07/20/journalism_v_propaganda/


WHEN CLASS POLITICIANS MORPH FROM SOCIOPATHS, ANTI SOCIAL, CLASS DEFORMED BEHAVIOR INTO WAR MONGERING, TORTURE , RENDITION, TOTALITARIANISM, THEY BECOME PSYCHOPATHS, LIKE OBAMA, BUSH, AND POST WORLD WAR PRESIDENTS, WHO CREATE THE CONDITIONS FOR MASS PSYCHOSIS, INDIVIDUAL BREAKDOWNS, WHICH REFECTS THE BREAKDOWN OF CLASS DEFORMED CIVIL SOCIETIES:


Obama Calls Shooting People "Evil Senseless" Righteously Continues to Order Thousands Shot


http://www.opednews.com/articles/Obama-Calls-Shooting-Peopl-by-Jay-Janson-120721-967.html


EXCERPT:


"We may never understand what leads anybody to terrorize their fellow human beings like this.
Such violence, such evil is senseless. It's beyond reason."


"We may never understand what leads anybody to terrorize their fellow human beings like this.
Such violence, such evil is senseless. It's beyond reason."

http://www.onenewsnow.com/AP/Search/US/Default.aspx?id=1634940

The President may have realized afterward that since he has been ordering the shooting of thousands in a half-dozen countries, the words "evil, senseless, beyond reason" could easily reflect back on himself. A later Obama statement on the massacre in a Colorado movie house did not contain the words 'evil, senseless, violence beyond reason.'

In any case, history books, in some future, probably not to distant, day will deplore Obama's pathetic 9/11 excuse for increasing and extending a ten year old military occupation war in dirt poor Afghanistan, killing, and killing easily, young and old Afghani, who are fighting invaders of theirir nation as they have always done. And perhaps one day independent investigative journalism will reveal whose instructions Obama was following from within that "financial element" that FDR confided "has owned the government since the days of Andrew Jackson. "*

Historians will denounce his shameful exceeding of his executive powers under the Constitution, to have assassinated even American citizens without trial, and ridicule the pack of lies he offered in sick defense of his frightening Hellfire and Predator drones murdering intentionally and collaterally while menacing all citizens in some of the most poverty-stricken populations on earth. Historians will judge his character by his once infamous joking about using a drone on his daughters boyfriends- "they'll never know what hit them."**


Very possibly, scholars will chronicle a time when Americans were no longer kept in ignorance by a commercial media blackout of the last year of Martin Luther King Jr.' life, when King called his country " the greatest purveyor of violence in the world " and condemned US wars as all meant to maintain "unjust overseas predatory investments."***  Such a time might well arrive in the racing era of instant world-wide personal communication while Barack Obama is still alive and prosecutable for crimes against humanity, or in his own words of 2012, 'for violent, evil, senseless and beyond reason,
terrorizing fellow human beings." - With the record of his words  Obama would have difficulty pleading insanity....."


 THE BREAKDOWN OF MASS INDIVIDUALS REFLECTS THE BREAK DOWN OF CLASS DEFORMED CIVIL SOCIETIES, THROUH ITS MASS PSYCHOSIS, FASCIST PROPAGANDA AND ENSLAVEMENT.  WHEN CLASS ELITES ROUTINELY LIE , ENSLAVE THEIR MAJORITIES, TO PROMOTE WAR AND FASCISM, EVERYTHING MUST BE SUSPECTED!!!!    THERE WAS AN EVENT IN THE 60'S WHEN THE FASCIST CIA PROPOSED KILLING AMERICANS AND BLAIMING IT ON THE CUBANS, AS A JUSTIFICATION, FALSE FLAG OPERATION TO GO TO WAR AGAINST CUBA. YES, THESE WESTERN FASCISTS, INCLUDING FASCIST ISRAELIS ARE QUITE CAPABLE OF MANUFACTURING FALSE STORIES, FALSE FLAG PROVOCATIONS, LIKE THE FASCIST CIA, THROUGH MOSSAD AND FALSE BLAIMING THEIR FASCIST FOREIGN POLICIES ON IRAN, ON SYRIA, ON LIBYA, LIKE OBAMA AND BUSH:

 


Israel threatens Iran over Bulgarian bombing


http://www.opednews.com/populum/linkframe.php?linkid=153376


EXCERPT:


"The Israeli government has seized on a bus bombing in Bulgaria to issue a menacing warning of retaliation against Iran, amid the escalating confrontation initiated by the US and its allies over Tehran’s nuclear programs.


Five Israeli tourists were killed, together with a Bulgarian bus driver and an alleged suicide bomber, on Wednesday when explosives were detonated at Burgas airport. At least 30 people were injured in the blast. Details of the bombing are still unclear. In particular, the identity of the suspected bomber has not been established.


Bulgarian authorities released CCTV footage on Thursday showing a man dressed as a tourist with long blonde hair and a large backpack, who they claimed was the bomber. On Friday, Bulgarian prosecutors said the man had short hair, leading to speculation that he had been wearing a wig.


Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov told reporters that the bomb, reportedly made of 3 kilograms of TNT powder, was in the backpack, which had been placed in the luggage compartment of the bus carrying Israeli tourists. He said the investigation had determined that the bomber was not a Bulgarian citizen. He dismissed speculation that the bomber was former Guantánamo Bay detainee Mehdi Ghezali, a suspected Al Qaeda member.


Yet within hours of the bomb blast, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had accused the Lebanese Shiite organisation, Hezbollah, and Iran of carrying out the attack. Ominously, he warned that Israel would “respond forcefully to Iranian terror.”


Netanyahu kept up the steady drumbeat, declaring on Thursday: “The time has come for all countries that know the truth to speak it. Iran is the one behind the wave of terror. Iran is the No. 1 exporter of terror in the world.” He added: “A terrorist state must not have a nuclear weapon.”


THE ONLY TERRORIST STATES WITH NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND MILITARY NUCLEAR POLICIES ARE WESTERN NAZIS, FASCISTS, ISRAELI FASCIST THUGS WHO USE FALSE PROPAGANDA, COVERT WARS, WARMONGERING TO BECOME PART  OF THE GLOBAL FASCIST MATRIX.
WE MUST TAKE DOWN THESE WESTERN TOTALITARIANS, FASCISTS, AND THEIR FASCIST MILITARY ALLIANCE , ESPECIALLY WITH FASCIST ISRAEL AND ZIONISM:


Where’s the Netanyahu Scandal in the New York Times?

 

Does It Matter What Israelis Do?


http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/07/20/does-it-matter-what-israelis-do/


EXCERPT:


"Western leaders met in Paris last week to discuss possible intervention in Syria where almost 10,000 people have died over the last year of internal conflict. The West has never even considered holding such a meeting on Israel’s murderous behavior, however, despite a July 5 UN report that claimed that over the last five years Israeli forces have killed nearly 2,300 Palestinians and injured 7,700 in Gaza (statement from UNOCHA, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.)


The UN agency said that 27 percent of the fatalities in Gaza were women and children in a report highlighting the effects of Israel’s blockade.


Six years ago Israel imposed its sea and air blockade of Gaza. Under the blockade, Gaza exports have dropped to less than 3 percent of 2006 levels.


UNOCHA said, “The continued ban on the transfer of goods from Gaza to its traditional markets in the West Bank and Israel, along with the severe restrictions on access to agricultural land and fishing waters, prevents sustainable growth and perpetuates the high levels of unemployment, food insecurity and aid dependency.”


Israel’s naval blockade has also undermined the livelihood of 35,000 fishermen, and Gaza farmers have lost around 75,000 tons of produce each year due to Israeli restrictions along Gaza’s land border, the UNOCHA report said.


Half of Gaza’s youth is unemployed and 44 percent of its people are food insecure.


Mark Regev, spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said Thursday that because Gaza’s ruling party Hamas is a “terrorist organization, the blockade was necessary.”


“All cargo going into Gaza must be checked because Gaza is controlled by Hamas, an internationally recognized terrorist organization,” Regev told Reuters in response to a petition by 50 aid groups, including six UN agencies, calling on Israel to lift the blockade.


The West abhors the Syrian – disobedient – government, allied to Iran, and adores Israel, no matter what it does to the Palestinians. The media does little to dramatize the obvious double standard criteria used to measure the worthiness of the two neighboring governments. Iran, the West’s post Cold War bad guy, found a friend in Syria and that alone has condemned the Syrian government. The fact that Saudi Arabia has armed and financed rebels entering Syria in the name of “democracy” should cause at least some news absorbers to feel a bit skeptical over the anti-Syria campaign.


It doesn’t seem to matter what Israelis do. For example, Arutz Sheva, the nationalist Israeli press, reported that “declassified FBI documents from a 1985-2002 investigation implicate Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in an initiative to illegally purchase United States nuclear technology for Israel’s nuclear program.


“Netanyahu was allegedly helped by Arnon Milchan, a Hollywood producer with ties to Israeli prime ministers and U.S. presidents.”


Grant Smith at antiwar.com had reported that “Netanyahu worked inside a nuclear smuggling ring.” Here’s an example of what is found in the report:



“On June 27, 2012, the FBI partially declassified and released seven additional pages from a 1985–2002 investigation into how a network of front companies connected to the Israeli Ministry of Defense illegally smuggled nuclear triggers out of the U.S. The newly released FBI files detail how Richard Kelly Smyth – who was convicted of running a U.S. front company – met with Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel during the smuggling operation. At that time, Netanyahu worked at the Israeli node of the smuggling network, Heli Trading Company. Netanyahu, who currently serves as Israel’s prime minister, recently issued a gag order that the smuggling network’s unindicted ringleader refrain from discussing ‘Project Pinto’.”


The Hebrew paper Ma’ariv continued the report on this incident.



“According to FBI documents released by the United States, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was involved in smuggling in the 70s from the U.S. components of Israeli nuclear program, and assisted by the businessman Arnon Milchan, who according to previous publications was a former Mossad agent.


“The documents describe the findings of the investigation… performed between the years 1985 to 2002 on about how a network of front companies a U.S. security firm illegally smuggled equipment used for weapons seeds out of the U.S.”


We live in the Golden Age of Empire Judaism, said Prof. Marc Ellis. “Greater Israel” means Jewish settler expansion in a denial of Palestinians and their rights. It also means perpetual conflict, maybe war, in the region. Is this why our Congress pledges eternal love to Israel? Is this why the Israeli lobby pays and threatens our Congress?


When will Western powers meet to decide what to do about Israel so as to lessen the damage she causes to Palestinians, her neighbors and the region? Israel has baffled the U.S. political apparatus. It gets away with imposing apartheid against Palestinians, stealing their land and stirring up war against its neighbors. One negative word from a U.S. pol on Israel brings heavy pressure, intimidation and money for opposing candidates – along with charges of anti-semitism.


How pathetic that a small group of right-wing Jews allied to right-wing Israeli parties, has buffaloed U.S. politicians and media. One former Congressman described the Israeli lobby as the equivalent of a pit bull that bites the Congressman’s leg in the morning and holds on during lunch and the afternoon. The Congressman sleeps with the bull’s teeth in his leg and wakes with it the next morning. No wonder Members don’t want to antagonize this angry dog!


 


 







 

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