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What’s behind the Churchill adoration?

What's behind the current wave of Churchill-mania? I'm inclined to think it's about rebooting pan-nationalism. Churchill was a hero of WWII, propping up the supposition that WWII was a just war where Churchill led the defense against Fascism. The victors have been embellishing that history since before that capitalist scam began. The latest movie, DARKEST HOUR, presumes to glorify Winston Churchill BE MOFO SOB as England's savior, begging to presume there's no argument it was her darkest hour. Aimed to pull the wool back of the eyes after Britain's improbable moment of clarity about their opportunity to make a BREXIT from the talons of their banker overlords. Churchill was an adventurer and glory-seeker whose every move supported colonialism and imperialism. His first taste of war was on the side of the Spanish as they suppressed independence movement in Cuba. Next he fought the Boers in South Africa. Next opposed labor struggles. He ordered the immolation of Anarchists. He sent death squads to Ireland. He disparaged Indian attempts at sovereignty, suggesting Gandhi should be bound hand and foot and crushed beneath an elephant. He bombed Dresden. He gave Palestine over to Zionists. He held rebellious Kenyan tribes in concentration camps. This was a warmonger war criminal we're praising as one of History's greatest leaders, probably because these are times of war and today's sadists need affirmation their actions will be similarly lionized.

US reduces troop levels in Niger by 3

What are US soldiers doing in Niger? Reducing our deployment by five Green Berets, three of them for good. But seriously. Niger is not a declared war and US personel are not allowed to report they've been there. AFRI-COM now admits it’s building a drone base in Agadez Niger from which to strike resistance fighters hindering our corporate exploitation of the African continent. The drone base “is projected to be the biggest military labor troop project in US Air Force history.”

Colo. Springs police disperse March 26 anti-imperialism rally because it was easier than listening to socialists

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO- Local socialists assembled at City Hall on Sunday to "March Against Imperialism". After a brief march and an half-hour rally while encircled by CSPD, the socialists were informed they were "free to carry on with their assembly" but whoever lingered would be issued a citation for having been in the street. Making no distinction for who had and who hadn't, the police began handcuffing participants and the couple dozen others quickly dispersed. Five socialists were issued citations for "pedestrian in the highway" and "failure to disperse" while another was arrested and detained for failing to show an ID while filming the police. That person was taken to the downtown police station and held until officers finally informed her of the charges for which she was being cited, after which she identified herself. Throughout her detainment, multiple officers kept up a harassment of questions, refusing her requests that she contact her lawyer. CSPD never issued an order to disperse, a fact that is borne out by witness video. But in effect that is what the officers accomplished. They threatened the legal assembly with citations, for failure to disperse! It made a funny scene. Around thirty self-declared socialists, blockaded by eight sometimes more CSPD cruisers, in a standoff that lasted until the police lost their patience. Socialists spoke against imperialism, the police officers being their main audience that quiet Sunday downtown. Immediately as the march had ended the police had announced that anyone stepping back into the street would be arrested, and so no one did. But a half-hour of speeches proved too much for the officers to bear and so they interjected again, this time to discuss the problem they had with what had happened earlier. We told those officers they were of course free to discuss such matters individually with whoever they considered a person of interest, BUT AFTERWARD, because they were otherwise interrupting our legal assembly. But the officers persisted in their interruption, deciding after the fact what charges to bring, regardless that they'd forgotten to provide the evidence to back them up. "See you in court" they laughed! We've heard that before. On a serious note. What happened Sunday could have a chilling effect on the nascent kick-ass Colorado Springs Socialists. Unwarranted police attention is an unhappy tradition for socialist organizers, from anarchists to trade unions. Sunday’s denouement confirms all their parents’ worst worries, the folly of declaring yourself to be a socialist in a regressive backwater like Colorado Springs. People were arrested? Handcuffed?! Now you're on a police watch list! I remember my father's alarm when he learned his college sophmore had a subscription to Mother Jones Magazine. Fun as it was, Sunday's event was essentially uneventful: no altercations, no property damage, not even rhetoric to threaten infrastructure. Minus any media attention, or much of an audience at all on a sleepy Sunday evening, these socialists were determined to parade their dissent where and how those around could see, and reaped more law enforcement than the

I’m pretty sure PRIVILEGE is voting for a warmongering sociopath to feel good about having a first woman president.

Oh, really, so it's "privilege" to support Bernie Sanders because he will take votes away from Hillary and thus enable a Trump presidency? Is it privilege to vote for Trump just for the entertainment value of seeing what the blowhard will do? Who is the only candidate with a direct record of mass murder and banksterism? I'll assert it's wildly privileged to inaugurate Hillary Clinton, just as you did Barack Obama, for the token victory of a first whatever, at the cost of giving the US regime a public mandate for more war and imperialism. Remember how we used to believe the world didn't hate us ordinary Americans, just our fraudulently elected president? Now you want to elect the Bush-est of evils. Privilege is knowing the most formidable military in the world will kill untold thousands of darker-skinned others for the sake of your security.

Gun Control for weapons makers not users, for war mongers not hillbillies

I'm really not big on this call for gun control, mostly because it means to further restrict individual liberties, and especially because the outcry is a media induced hysteria of disreputable provenance, aimed at America's violence junkies instead of its dealers. Really? Is Going Postal the result of a citizenry not having laws enough to control itself? US prisons reflect a conflicting diagnosis. In tragic synchronicity with the Sandy Hook school shooting which prompted US public calls for gun control, a knife-wielding madman in China assailed twenty schoolchildren with no resulting fatalities, giving rise to perhaps the first time the non-Mongol West has ever thought it glimpsed greener pastures over the Great Wall. My takeaway from Bowling for Columbine was not "Gun Control Now!" but the toxic volatility of America's culture of fear-of-violence-mongering and its gun-ho idolatry. Michael Moore called for a stepping up to our responsibilities, not a surrender to dumbassedness. I hold our national arrested adolescence to be a character flaw of pioneer, frontier provincialism, an adaptation of the civilian contractor settlers conscripted for the Westward Expansion, shock troops of the Enlightenment which became the onslaught of industrial capitalism. Americans are hicks --we celebrate it-- who define our personal space with armed borders. For us it's bombs not education, simplistic fraternal evangelism over scientific sibling-hood, our pretended easy camaraderie really armed detente: trust but verify. Because of course, American frontierism, yet unable to see itself as invasive, from Columbus to Manila Bay, has been imperial for as long as "Yankee" has been a pejorative; Americans blissfully, Disneyfically unaware. America's gun problem isn't just domestic, it's export. For gun control I'd like to see a ban on production, not consumption. Unlike drugs whose source is organic, the manufacture of weapons is a centralized racket, easily constricted and regulated. The "Gun Show Loophole" is a stop gap for small fry; let's muzzle the beast itself. And if you think reining in the weapons industry is improbably Herculean, why-ever do you think now is the time for Hercules to dispense with his Second Amendment protection? Just because the Right to Bear Arms has come to exclude bazookas or drones, doesn't mean its intent was not to protect our democracy from authoritarianism. If anyone had construed the Second Amendment as a mere hunting license, Theodore Roosevelt's national parks would have been seen as encroachments on our revolution-conferred sovereign's right to poach. Are Americans thinking that democracy is lost because we can't have bazookas -- that the Second Amendment is inapplicable because the high courts adjudge the masses incapable of self-governance? The "well regulated militia" has surely gone the way of the Home Guard or Neighborhood Watch Committee, as our civic nature moved from social to anti, but it doesn't diminish the need to have minute-men insurgents to counter would-be tyrants. Obviously we're not talking about Minute Men privateers to whom police departments can outsource xenophobic vigilantism. If Occupy Wall Street proved anything, it lifted the fog on America's militarized police state. Public gun

Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign slogan revealed at Colorado College: FOR WAR

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- After President Obama's campaign stop at Colorado College, the crowd clears, a reporter files his story, while an indiscreetly placed tree obstructs just enough of the Obama 2012 campaign logo to restore truth to the election season doublespeak. Does "forward" mean much more than the ol' bla-bla-bla? --to quote a friend who heard his speech. Without the D you have "FOR WAR" which makes a lot more sense, and that "D" stood for Democrat.

War memorial to Global War On Terror, aka War on Islam For World Resources now logging “Horn of Africa” casualties

By now you've read elsewhere that many of the wounded soldiers being medivac'd to the US surgery hub in Germany are coming from parts unknown more specifically not-known to be US-declared war zones. Their flight origin is only revealed as "Horn of Africa", but it's telling isn't it? US disrespect for foreign sovereignty means not even uttering the nation states involved. USG spokesmen know, for the geographically challenged, calling it the Horn can obfuscate the spheres of disputed influence stretching from Somalia, for you Blackhawk Downers, to Mali, where three US special ops were recently killed with their prostitute attaches, while the corporate media breathed a collective "huh?" Thankfully US adversaries in Mali had the better sense not to string the American bodies from bridges like pre-Falluja'd Fallujah, or did they? NATO's media cameras weren't there to exploit it in any case. Basically the Horn is where US AFRICOM has yet to beat back the continent's last Islamic protectors as the Western serial rape of Africa drops its pretense that strangulation isn't the final act.

Another look at the US soldier handing out candy to kids in occupied areas

How many times have we heard the story of the good hearted American soldier handing candy out to the kids in the countries' the troops occupy? The US troops occupy these counties to defend the control of American based multi-national corporations over the world's economy. So it's no surprise to also discover that the American based food corporations are right behind these US troops 'giving out' (selling candy cheap) candy to the kids. PBS TV now takes us to El Salvador to examine just what the results of all this candy pushing might be??? In El Salvador, Tooth Decay Epidemic Blamed on Junk Food, Lack of Information, AND US CORPORATE SEARCH FOR INTERNATIONAL PROFIT MAKING RATHER THAN HELPING GIVE PEOPLE GOOD HEALTH Why are mass epidemics of junk food caused diseases now spreading across the world? Perhaps it's because you are yet another American who can't figure out that capitalism is bad for you, instead of good? Perhaps???? And perhaps it is also because you think those American soldiers are there as good guys, handing out candy to the little kids?

Collaborators, rats and pigs

I found this unsigned flier in Denver, a collage of the American eagle, globe in mouth, and Stars & Stripes over US misdeeds, clockwise from top left: race lynching, branding slaves, blindfolded Iraqi detainees, combatant corpse desecration, Hiroshima, torture of Viet Cong, My Lai, Columbus' mass burning of Taíno Indians, Filipino insurgents executed in trenches, the gruesome trophy pic, etc, framing this succinct condemnation: "The US military, intelligence operatives, and police are traitors to humanity. Those who work with them, those who friend them, and those who sleep with them are collaborators. They are rats and pigs."

Stop Joseph Kony? Who’s going to stop US military from raping all of Africa?

Wanna know who's all over Kony, KONY 2012 that is? Denver's Global Equality collective is on top of that shit like you wouldn't believe. You may have thought the viral video debunked and that was that, a screening of KONY 2012 was attempted in Uganda and caused a riotous backlash. But offline and getting no mention in the MSM is our military's propaganda campaign in the public schools. From elementary to high school, American children are being rallied to push for US military intervention in Africa. Fortunately anti-imperialist Global Equality owns that cause and has been sending operatives into as many Denver area schools as they can. They've got multitudes of handouts, posters, and stickers to subvert the pro-intervention line. Unadulterated, the official message has American children pumping their fists to support hunting down warlord Kony. It's not just boosterism, they're recruiting! Our Hitler Youth are vowing to join up to defeat Joseph Kony, for the crime of abducting children to fight in his army, aptly named "invisible children" because our would-be conscripts forget that's who they'll be killing. If you want to save the children in the Denver schools, contact Global Equality about getting their anti-press-kit, otherwise their resources are available online.

Smell test shows KONY 2012 viral vid tests positive for military grade virus

Was mainstream media endorsing a viral Youtube video your first clue that the Invisible Children campaign bears the suspicious signs of US war-making propaganda?! What "Save Darfur" was to Sudan, the CIA-spelled backward [Africa's] Invisible Children operation is to Uganda. With its Libyan protector out of the way, Africa and its resources have never been more accessible, so now AFRICOM's cross-hairs are on regional insurgent defenders. Apparently Joseph Kony is today's poster villain, and those pitching a US intervention in Central Africa want to convince the public the engagement would have an exit strategy not to exceed 2012. Flowers and candy.   What are we holding against Joseph Kony, indoctrinating child soldiers? What are American recruiters doing in our middle schools but trolling for our Invisible Children who, undereducated, undernourished and unprotected from predatory militarist propaganda, succumb to the economic or criminal justice draft?

Now, here’s a surprise…

Our local District Attorney has declared the case closed that the Real Estate industry who own City Hall and the Mayor and the County Commissioners might be using the legislative and enforcement powers of City Hall and their appointed servants in the Police and Courts to rig deals that profit... The Real Estate Cartel. Couldn't possibly be that Rich People would use their wealth to buy political power and use that power to route Public Money into their already swollen bank accounts. No, they're above that sort of behavior. Or so we're told, this time by their bought-and-paid (through stolen public money, perhaps?) District Attorney. Because wealth and the attendant Greed would never invite them into corrupt practices. No not never!

Colonel Gaddafi meets his killer-to-be. Would you have shaken that hand? I’m talking about Obama’s.

Can you match this for a haunting image? There's Colonel Gaddafi and President Obama, two years ago. I suppose the Tea Party would pretend they were pals. Why wouldn't they be, both are misunderstood weirdos, both were espoused rescuers of their respective peoples. Where similarities end, the rivalry is epic. One the protector of Africa and the unaligned world, the other its despoiler. One perhaps rendered timid with age, bombed into submission, his own daughter killed by an extrajudicial US assassination attempt, the other his future killer. I look at this image and reflect on the author of the Little Green Book, ideology for the Libyan renaissance, whose recent pitiless murder was videotaped and televised from all angles. Others might look more soberly at President Barack Obama, skilled comfort giver, who we've come to see shows no reticence for killing thousands sight unseen, but here he's looking his mark straight in the face. What's Obama saying with that handshake? I'm not sure Obama's eye contact is going to have the effect it used to.

American caesars who want to cross the Rubicon with a Rubicon need a map

I just came across one of these in a parking lot yesterday, apparently the Jeep Rubicon has been out for a few years. This uber-alles thrillcraft sort of defines America's sorry state of cultural illiteracy, wouldn't you say? Julius Caesar didn't violate Rome's Posse Comitatus prohibition riding IN A Rubicon. Bad-ass as you wanna be, if your Rubicon is like the average off-road vehicle, it will never leave the pavement. Your Rubicon logo is just to remind one and all that you could cross it, if you knew where it was. The sorrier irony is that Caesar's defiant act militarized the empire's civil society and curtailed its democracy.

Fourth of July fireworks: an unseemly American insensitivity to shock & awe?

I forget, do Americans celebrate The 4th of July because America can kick everyone's ass, or because we can kick anyone's ass, be they unarmed, civilian, or collateral; and by remote, and with impunity? Americans celebrate our independence, yet we are not free, while we actively attack others to ensure they're not either. Do you wonder if the American appetite for fireworks owes quite a bit to our never having suffered a home front war? I can't look at these pyrotechnics without thinking that this is what the other end of the gun looks like. We sit protected, watching non-lethal Shock 'N' Wow demos, while for many parts of the world, such explosions terrify, re-fire PTSD, and at the least, remind millions of how they lost their loved ones.

The Afghanda…. U.S. Paternalism with a touch of Manifest Destiny.

President Obama made much glowing talk about all the "help" that "we're giving" Afghanistan, building roads for the use of "our" military transports, schools where "we" get to teach their kids to be Corporate Slaves just like the kids in Amerika. A centralized Police State government which is under "our" control. The wonderful security enjoyed by prisoners everywhere. Rescuing the Afghans from having to make decisions based on their needs rather than "our" corporate needs. But, of course, "we" didn't bomb them into rubble and then bomb the rubble and invade and control and kill any who "we" can't control for the Glowing Purpose Mr Obama praised so highly, to help the Afghan people in any way. It's been said by many politicians in America that "we" need to control commerce in the world, that "we" need to have a global economy under "our" management. Capitalism, it seems, isn't strong enough to stand alone, it requires Mandatory Participation by everybody, propped up by the expenditures of Government Money, obtained either through taxation of the citizens of the United States or, like in Iraq, Tribute Monies in the form of exclusive contracts for extraction of Oil and other resources. Already there are many Desk Pilots on Wall Street practically wetting themselves over the prospect of mineral riches in Afghanistan "paying for the liberation of those Resources errr People", yeah, that's the official story line, People. After all, if God hadn't intended for "us" to be their Masters and Rulers Liberators and Guardians, why would He have put "our" oil and other resources under their ground? And of course they're too stupid to be trusted with the majority or even a sizable minority of the profits to enrich their own people, no, they'll be given the same consideration "we" give other Puppet Dictatorship "citizens", a wage scale so low they'll never have the opportunity to compete with their Masters. The most cogent reasons given for invading err "liberating" Afghanistan were given over the decade preceding the takeover and are very stark, very honest. Very Brutal. In the documentation of the Project for the New American Century. Pure economic domination of the entire world. Tribute paid from all the world to the Mighty 1%, Economic Development directed by, and for the benefit of, Only The Wealthiest. Who believe that their wealth comes not from convincing other people to go and fight and kill in order to rob other people of THEIR OWN RESOURCES but somehow, it's their own industriousness. Those who wouldn't stoop to pick up a hundred dollar bill because it's chump change to them, demanding that the people of the world, including America, accept whatever slave wages they offer, in order to produce the wealth that only The Richest will share. Trickle Down "free market" Reaganomics at its naked core.

Local Paper headline:”Ft Carson Boys died while Afghan Army Hiding”

Meaning, the Afghans who have a LOT more experience with this sort of things keep their heads down while being shot at. So, since all I saw was the headline I wonder if the Yellow Journalists at the Gag-Zette took that into account, mentioning perhaps that going John Wayne on people who are shooting at you gets you killed faster? I bet not, though. I bet it's a slam against those "ungrateful heathens" not appreciating being Slaughtered in drone strikes, police state home invasion actions and general mayhem associated with being an invaded but not yet conquered state errr I mean "Liberated". Why, that ingrateKarzhai actually meekly requesting that the Chair Force stop bombing the living dogshit out of the citizens he allegedly represents, How Dare He? (For about a half hour it looked like he was) standing up to his Lord High Masters at the Pentagon and State Department? Maybe he better learn the lessons of Mannie Noriega and other Puppets who tried to cut their strings. As to the myth the Warmongers still insist on putting out, no... no... not a "myth" but since they know it's not true, an Outright Lie, that the soldiers are there fighting for the Afghan people... Bullshit. They're not even fighting for the AMERICAN people, they're fighting for "American" hegemony, economic dominance, preeminence and supremacy, in which they themselves, like the vast majority of Americans, just ain't gonna share. The BigPigs at British Petroleum will, not that they're Americans. Wikileaks did their famous number, what they're really good at doing, with diplomatic messages between then-head of Britain's Foreign Ministry Gordon Brown and fellow BP'er and BushPoodle Blair, while the Bu/ush Regime were still saying it had nothing to do with oil or the Project for the New American Century, citing concerns that they (British Petroleum, not the British and certainly not the Iraqi People) "got their fair share of Iraqi Oil" in exchange for selling the lives and fortunes of their countrymen. Judas and Judas, the Iscariot brothers, haggling over the Thirty Pieces. And, lying through their pristine expensively maintained dental work about "weapons of Mass Destruction" and a "probable link to 9/11"

Why are Indian children still dying of poverty?

There was an AP story about infanticide in India, mostly young girls, and the question attached was "why, with rising prosperity?" One question immediately answered, the "rising prosperity" is mostly the Rich getting Richer, much like the Class War they "upper class elites" declared in America long long ago and are intensifying now. Having the top economic level, the "1 percenters" getting an even larger share of even an expanding economy means those in the 80% who have less income than it takes to actually survive, will have even less. A classic example of How Deregulated Free Market Capital works to destroy the poor for the profit of the very richest. And now, it's taking its bloody horrid toll on the children of the poor PEOPLE.

Hillary Free speech part two

While she was speaking... she had a 71 year old Former CIA analyst BEATEN by Capitol Pigs for "heckling" her... not by screaming denunciations, but by quietly standing up and turning his back on her LIES. Like Sarah Palin having people beaten and arrested for not sitting down and not shutting up while she was lying HER ass off about "don't sit down and don't shut up" You must to sit quietly while the Fuhrer speaks, then applaud at appropriate moments! Alle Sieg HEIL! The Police, as always, happy to jump people they consider weak and helpless. When they go looking for victims of their brutal cowardice, they have a hiring preference for those who are elderly, handicapped or Children Julian Assange is being vilified, now, under orders from Ms Hillary, as "not a Journalist". Not your mere personal insult, it's a charge led by her old enemies/friends at FOX news, their screed being that "Commoners" such as for instance, ME, shouldn't be allowed First Amendment Protection for words published on the Internet, the reasoning bing that it's written, not speech, but not "Press" because we're not an established News outlet. While they can pump up their Ignorant Audience with lies, and goad them through hatred into doing senseless acts of violence against "liberal terrorist traitors" like Rand Paul ordering his goons to beat down Lauren Valle for "heckling" him. or Jared Loughner slaughtering yet another 9 year old American child in Arizona. The Right Wing Thugs who did that to Ms Valle demanded SHE apologize to THEM. For what? Smearing their smoothly polished Jackboots with her blood? See a pattern here? The ones shouting the loudest about "Freedom" are the worst hypocrites, a PIG Pantheon that includes virtually every elected or appointed public official in America, Most times it's done in Jail Cells, or the back of a patrol car, far from any civilian witness. Like what they're doing with Bradley Manning. The Pentagon makes a huge propaganda gain by calling him a "weakling" but they always have a 5-man PIG crew of MPs to move him, shackled and drugged. That's the way the Hypocrite Cowards know how to fight. What will they do next, murder him the way they did Crazy Horse, shackled hand and foot, then bayoneted in the kidney, literally stabbed in the back, for "trying to escape"? Their Pig hypocrisy is nothing new and pervades their system from top to bottom and all points in between. The Wikipedia page for one of my references has an annotation on it that it might not be "Objective" enough, because it states the obvious that the MinuteCoward "American Defense" racist militia did the murder. Shawna Forde, the leader of the group, was found guilty yesterday of the murder, her accomplices are awaiting trial. This in spite of the Arizona Police attempting to minimalize the crime by saying that Raul Flores, father of 9 year old Brisenia, was a "suspected" drug dealer. The Pigs rallied behind their Racist Comrades, as usual.

Bush/Blair have a fall guy!

Iraqi Defector gave defective evidence deliberately, US/UK Defective Detectives failed to notice. See? The Bush, Blair and other governments who launched the blatantly profit-driven war weren't actually Lying to us in any way, oh, no... They were Misled by a bad ol' Iraqi. That makes all better, they weren't dishonest, just stupid. Dig that thar hole a little deeper boys... you'll dig your way out eventually... lying cowardly profit-hungry chickenshit pukes... LONDON (Reuters) – An Iraqi defector made up claims that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction to help topple his government, Britain's Guardian newspaper reported on Wednesday. The defector, Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi, said in an interview with the Guardian that he had fabricated claims of mobile biological weapons and clandestine factories made to German intelligence officials throughout 2000. Former U.S. President George W. Bush and other high U.S. officials cited the threat posed by Iraqi biological weapons as justification for the U.S.-led invasion in 2003. No such weapons were found and years of political and sectarian bloodshed followed In Iraq, resulting in more than 100,000 mostly civilian deaths. "Maybe I was right, maybe I was not right," Janabi, codenamed "Curveball" by U.S. and German intelligence officials, told the newspaper. "I had a problem with the Saddam regime," he said. "I wanted to get rid of him and now I had this chance." The information from Janabi formed the basis of a 2003 speech by former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell before the United Nations Security Council. The Guardian said Janabi had told a German official about mobile bioweapons trucks during 2000. The German secret service, the BND, which had identified Janabi as a Baghdad-based chemical engineer, approached him in March of that year and again in 2002 looking for inside information about Iraq. "They gave me this chance. I had the chance to fabricate something to topple the regime," Janabi said. "Believe me, there was no other way to bring about freedom to Iraq. There were no other possibilities." (Writing by Karolina Tagaris, editing by Chris Wilson) So in other words, they based their claims on the word of one man who had a hateful grudge against Saddam Hussein. Now, if they'd found one of Saddam's FRIENDS to testify against him that would have been enough evidence to launch an investigation. The Bush/Blair doctrine was that "if there's a 1% chance" they had a duty to launch the war, and destroy the economy of every country involved and kick the props out from under the rest of the global economy as well. How about THIS? Since a lot of the Leaders of the "externally induced coup" claim to be fundamentalist Christians or Zionist Jews or even Muslims, (Saudis, Jordan, Mubarak-the-ex-satrap-of-Egypt, Turkey...) why not do what Jewish/Christian/Sharia law commands, and judge the accusers by the same standards they used to make their judgments? A lot of people, even non-religious, know the saying, or at least part of it, "Judge not, lest ye also be judged..." and the rest of it "for by the same measure with which ye judge shalt thou

Royal Wedding rescue mission to provide Bread and Circus distraction…

As the Empire burns... "Rescue Mission" was the excuse for the ultimately FAILED invasion of Grenada, to draw attention away from the Iran/Contra cartel FAILURE getting skunked in Lebanon. And to divert attention from the British Naval bombardment of Argentina under pretext of defending an Imperial Possession and the fact that the U.S. Military, in direct renegation of the Constitutionally ratified treaty with the Organization of American States, was actively assisting the British Empire with their unlawful attacks against the people and nation of Argentina. Just a small part of that Wonderful Reagan/Maggot Thatcher Legacy that the right wing TeaTards are celebrating. Stupid Bastards. The Cuban medical school on Grenada is still in operation, Cuba is still providing far more medical aid in the Caribbean nations than the United States, Grenada in the first actual election (not the Rigged One the U.S. Military imposed on them after the "liberation") voted for the same Socialist government the U.S. had deposed. The British Empire has declined even further since then, and will again be challenged on las Islas Malvinas "falklands" (named after a Scots sellout who sold Scotland to the English) The next time, the Mighty Rule Britannia won't be ruling the waves. They got sucked into or perhaps manipulated the U.S. attack on their Former Raj in Pakistan and Afghanistan and Iraq. They no longer have the Imperial Navy to spare on another colonialist defense Belligerent Assault. On the other hand, they do get to (pay for) another Wedding Extravaganza involving their overprivileged Dangerously Inbred Royal Family. While their American allies, at massive taxpayer expense, lose the rest of the Former Empire. Including Egypt. Ireland? Gone from their grasp. Iraq? on the way out of the Empire. Pakistan, Afghanistan, Hong "Gone" Kong? Kenya, Zimbabwe? If they weren't taking us down along with their empire it would be a pleasant jest... Welcome, New Princess Kate! One of your long-deceased outlaw in-laws, your namesake, Katherine "The Great" died when her horse fell on her... in bed. --just one of a long line of miscreants in your new family. Jack "the Ripper" for instance, Vlad "The Impaler" Ivan "the Terrible" William "The Bastard" what wonderful surnames they bring! There's not one class of crime in the world that cannot be assigned to that family name. Fratricide, parricide, matricide, infanticide, they'll probably have to invent yet another way to say "murder" to fit it all in. You should run like Hell away from that diseased family, they put the Funk in Dysfunctional. Your new Father in law is accused of killing your new husbands Mum, but of course you know that... But you get to provide the same spectacle she did and for about the same reason. Just another Royal Distraction, bread and circuses as the Empire burns.

Remember the Maine? Egyptians will.

Remember the Maine? In 1898 a popular uprising was threatening Spanish rule in Cuba. The US Navy cruised to the rescue. The rescue of whom, we never got the chance to find out. An explosion aboard the USS Maine gave America the pretext to blame a Spanish torpedo. An America inflamed by a jingoist press declared war on Spain and promptly seized her colonies "to protect US interests," by coincidence just as the indigenous populations were overcoming their colonizer and were about to win their freedom. Today a US attack fleet speeds toward Egypt. Washington asserts its mission is to evacuate US nationals if need be. I'd like to imagine the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge will position itself off Egypt's coast to facilitate the Egyptian government's stable transition to Democracy. Perhaps the fleet intends to augment the security which Hosni Mubarak is deliberately destabilizing in Egypt. Perhaps they will offer medical care for Egyptian protesters denied access to Cairo hospitals if their wounds incriminate the government. Perhaps sophisticated Navy electronics will provide an alternate internet backbone if Mubarak tries cut his people off the web. Perhaps the US Navy can help jam the state television station still broadcasting lies to the broader population. I'm hoping our navy can erect a gallows prominently on the bow, to threaten Mubarak, speaking in the only language the despicable dictator might understand, an urgency he doesn't feel from the peaceful protesters of Tahrir Square. Possible? Is it more likely to be a false flag like the Maine? Remember the USS Liberty? That was a US intelligence ship attacked in 1967 by unmarked Israeli planes, hoping that Egypt would catch the blame? There was more to that story and anyway it didn't work out. Remember whatever boat it was attacked/not-attacked in the Gulf of Tonkin Incident? That worked. "Showing the Flag" doesn't have to be false flag. Remember the USS Cole? Worked in Yemen. Traditional foreign policy teaches that gunboat diplomacy asserts military dominance. Actually it runs a calculated risk. It draws out indignation and a show of defiance. Because a military wants to flush out resistance sooner than being taken by surprise. Remember the enterprising Marines in Iraq who drove around with a megaphone insulting the Prophet Mohammad? They repeated Jesus Killed Mohammad until every last proud Muslim to renounce their blasphemy was baptized in an obliteration of firepower. Remember the Maine? Americans remember the Maine like it remembers the Alamo or 9-11. We have no idea. We have no sense of deja vu about the US spreading its forces in defense of empire. I'm really hoping this is not the equivalent of the Soviets sending their tanks into Hungary in 1956. But Americans have nothing on the educated Egyptians. Whatever America's gunships have in mind, the Arab world has seen it. Jan25 organizers continue to defy media expectations about the movement losing steam. Attendance keep rising, yesterday pro-Mubarak citizens were proclaiming their changed allegiance. Today the labor unions are recognizing the imperative of launching a general strike,

Cameron vows Racial Cultural purity for Britain

Says he doesn't have anything against Islam, just "radical" Islam, meaning, Muslims who don't bow down before his Naturally Superior White Culture. He also, as prime minister to ROYALTY, and incidentally the same Royal Family that used to hunt his ancestors, just for sport, babbles much about Democracy and respect for other cultures. Which he says is somehow the hallmark of the British Empire. There was, earlier, a parade honoring what the Irish call Bloody Sunday, when Mr Cameron's Loving and Caring and ever-so-respectful Queen ordered her storm-troopers to fire on a crowd in Derry, in January 1972. * John (Jackie) Duddy (17). Shot in the chest in the car park of Rossville flats. Four witnesses stated Duddy was unarmed and running away from the paratroopers when he was killed. Three of them saw a soldier take deliberate aim at the youth as he ran. He is the uncle of the Irish boxer John Duddy. * Patrick Joseph Doherty (31). Shot from behind while attempting to crawl to safety in the forecourt of Rossville flats. Doherty was the subject of a series of photographs, taken before and after he died by French journalist Gilles Peress. Despite testimony from "Soldier F" that he had fired at a man holding and firing a pistol, Widgery acknowledged that the photographs showed Doherty was unarmed, and that forensic tests on his hands for gunshot residue proved negative. * Bernard McGuigan (41). Shot in the back of the head when he went to help Patrick Doherty. He had been waving a white handkerchief at the soldiers to indicate his peaceful intentions. * Hugh Pious Gilmour (17). Shot through his right elbow, the bullet then entering his chest as he ran from the paratroopers on Rossville Street. Widgery acknowledged that a photograph taken seconds after Gilmour was hit corroborated witness reports that he was unarmed, and that tests for gunshot residue were negative "Widgery" refers to the first investigation, which in spite of all these inconsistencies, cleared the British Stormtroopers of any wrongdoing. * Kevin McElhinney (17). Shot from behind while attempting to crawl to safety at the front entrance of the Rossville Flats. Two witnesses stated McElhinney was unarmed. * Michael Gerald Kelly (17). Shot in the stomach while standing near the rubble barricade in front of Rossville Flats. Widgery accepted that Kelly was unarmed. * John Pius Young (17). Shot in the head while standing at the rubble barricade. Two witnesses stated Young was unarmed. * William Noel Nash (19). Shot in the chest near the barricade. Witnesses stated Nash was unarmed and going to the aid of another when killed. * Michael M. McDaid (20). Shot in the face at the barricade as he was walking away from the paratroopers. The trajectory of the bullet indicated he could have been killed by soldiers positioned on the

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