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09 July 2015 @ 05:32 pm
Behind the Greek Debt  
July 7, 2015 by Thierry Meyssan

The current debate about the Greek debt has given rise to all sorts of threats, first of all against Tsípras’ government, then against the Greek voters. Without becoming involved in a discussion of the repugnant side of this affair, Thierry Meyssan observes the international campaign against Greece leaving the Euro zone. He shines a light on the historic project of the European Union and the Euro, as they were formulated in 1946 by Churchill and Truman, and concludes that in the end, Greece is trapped by the international geopolitical environment and not by its economic situation.
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Joseph Retinger, Polish ex-fascist who became a British agent. At the request of MI6, he founded the European League for Economic Cooperation, of which he became Secretary-General. In that function, he must be considered the father of the Euro. After that, he directed the European Movement and created the Bilderberg Club.

The Greek referendum provoked some sharp debates in the European Union, which illustrates the prevailing state of ignorance about the rules of the game. The participants tore each other to pieces in their attempt to decide whether or not the Greeks were responsible for their debt, although they were always careful to avoid accusing their creditors of usury. But they affronted one another ignorant of the history of the Euro and the reasons for its creation.

The Euro – a Cold-War Anglo-Saxon project
Since the Rome Treaty, 64 years ago, a succession of administrative bodies of the « European Project » (CECA, CEE, UE) have been spending colossal, unprecedented sums of money to finance their propaganda in the media. Daily, hundreds of articles, radio and television programmes are financed by Brussels in order to inculcate us with a false version of its history, and make us believe that the present « European Project » is the same as project as it was between the two World Wars.

The archives are now open to all. They show that in 1946, Winston Churchill and Harry Truman decided to divide the European continent into two : on one side, their vassals, on the other, the USSR and theirs. In order to ensure that no state would be able to free itself from their suzerainty, they decided to manipulate the ideals of their time.
What was then known as the « European Project » was never intended to defend any pretended common values, but to create a liaison between the exploitation of prime materials and the defence industries of France and Germany in order to be sure that these countries would be incapable of waging war again (theory of Louis Loucheur and Comte Richard de Coudenhove-Kalergi [1]). There is no attempt to deny their profound ideological differences, but to ensure that they will never again confront one another by force.
British MI6 and the CIA were then put in charge of organising the first « European Congress » in the Hague in May 1948, which was attended by 750 personalities (including François Mitterrand) from 16 countries. It was an attempt to resuscitate the « Federation of Europe Project » (drawn up by Walter Hallstein —the future President of the European Commission – for Chancellor Adolf Hitler) on the basis of Coudenhove-Kalergi’s rhetoric.
Several false ideas about this Congress need to be corrected.
First of all, it needs to be placed in its true context. The United States and the United Kingdom had just declared Cold War on the USSR. The Soviets responded by supporting the Czech Communists who managed to legally seize power during the « Prague Coup » – (« Victorious February » according to Soviet historiography. Washington and London then organised the Brussels Treaty which anticipated the creation of NATO. All the participants at the European Congress were pro-Anglo-Saxon and anti-Soviet.
Secondly, when Winston Churchill gave his speech, he employed the term « European » to designate the inhabitants of the European continent who claimed to be anti-Communist (but not those of the United Kingdom who, according to him, are not Europeans). It was out of the question for Churchill, in those days, to accept that London should adhere to the European Union other than for its supervision.
Thirdly, two tendencies were born during the Congress – the « Unionists », whose sole aim was to combine all means to resist the expansion of Communism – and the « Federalists », who wanted to realise the Nazi project of a Federal State placed under the authority of a non-elected administration.
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Walter Hallstein, a former senior civil servant for the German government, drew up Hitler’s project for Federal Europe. This called for the destruction of the European states and the federation of the populations, according to ethnic background, around the Aryan Reich. The ensemble would have been submitted to a non-elected dictatorship, controlled by Berlin. At the Liberation, he began organising his project with the help of the Anglo-Saxons, and in 1958, became the first President of the European Commission.

The Congress specified all that has been acheived since, under the successive titles of CECA, EEC and EU.

Le Congress adopted the principle of a common currency. But MI6 and the CIA had already founded the Independent League for European Cooperation (ILEC) [2] – which has since become the European League for Economic Cooperation (ELEC). It’s objectives were, once the institutions of the Union had been created, to change from common money (the future European Currency Unit – ECU) to a single currency (the Euro), so that Union member countries would be unable to leave [3].
This is the project that François Mitterrand realised in 1992. Considering the History and the participation of François Mitterrand at the Hague Congress in 1948, it would be absurd to pretend today that the Euro had any other function. That’s why, quite logically, the current Treaty does not envisage the exit from the Euro – this obliges Greece, should it so desire, to leave the Union first, and only then to leave the Euro.

The inclusion of the « European project » in the United States system
The Union has known two main phases :
At the end of the 1960’s, the United Kingdom refused to participate in the Vietnam war and brought its troops back from the Persian Gulf and Asia. The British stopped thinking of themselves as the 51st state of the USA, and began to invoke their « special relationship » with Washington. Thus they decided to join the Union (1973).
With the dissolution of the USSR, the United States remained the undisputed masters of the game. The United Kingdom helped them, and the other states obeyed them. As a result, the Union never gave any thought to its expansion towards the East, doing little more than validate a decision taken by Washington and announced by Secretary of State James Baker. In the same way, it has also adopted the US military strategy [4] as well as their economic and social models, which are characterised by some fundamental inequalities.
The Greek referendum reveals a watershed – on the one side, the European elites, who are finding life increasingly easy, and unreservedly support the « European Project » – and, on the other side, the working classes, who are suffering from the system and reject it – a phenomenon which had already been expressed during the ratification of the Treaty of Maastricht, but only at the national level, by Denmark and France, in 1992.
At first, the European directors questioned the democratic validity of the referendum. The General Secretary of the European Council, Thorbjørn Jagland (the man who had been thrown off the Nobel jury because of corruption [5]) declared
that the duration of the campaign was too short (10 days instead of 14) ;
that he could not be surveyed by international organisations (too long to organise),
and that the question asked was neither clear nor comprehensible (although the Union proposition, published in the Journal Officiel, is much shorter and simpler than the European Treaties which were submitted for referendum).
However, the polemic fizzled out after the Greek State Council, alarmed by certain particuliar aspects of these three points, validated the legality of the consultation.
The dominant media then declared that if the nation voted « no », the Greek economy would be taking a leap into the unknown.
And yet the fact of belonging to the Eurozone does not guarantee economic performance. If we refer to the International Monetary Fund’s list for the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), only one member state of the Union is amongst the world’s top ten : the fiscal paradise of Luxembourg. France only figures in 25th position out of 193.
The growth of the European Union was 1,2 % in 2014, which places it in 173rd place – which is to say one of the world’s worst results (the world average is 2,2 %).
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Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, is Goldman-Sachs’ ex-vice-President for Europe. He hid from the European Parliament his rôle in the embezzlement operated by the bank for the account of the Greek government, although the facts are attested by the bank’s own documents.

We are obliged to note that belonging to the Union and using the Euro are no guarantees for success. So if the European elites support this « project », it’s because it is profitable for them. Indeed, by creating a single market, then a single money, the Unionists have re-shuffled the deck. As from now, the differences are no longer between the member states, but between the social classes, which have become uniform at the European scale. That is why the richer classes defend the Union, while the poorer hope for a return to their member states.

The nonsense about the Union and the Euro
For many years, the debate has been rendered incomprehensible by the official vocabulary – Europeans are not the bearers of Europen culture, but simply members of the Union. Since the Cold War, we affirm that the people of Russia are not European, and by leaving the Union at this time, Greece would exit the European culture of which it is the cradle.
Well, « dogs don’t breed cats ». The Union was conceived by the Anglo-Saxons, with a few ex-Nazis, against the USSR. It supports the Ukranian government today, Nazis included, and has declared economic war on Russia by masking it with the title of « sanctions ».
As its name does not inform you, the Union was not created in order to unify the European continent, but to divide it, and to definitively invalidate Russia. This is what Charles De Gaulle denounced when he pled for a Europe which would stretch from « Brest to Vladivostock ».
The Unionists affirm that the « European Project » has kept the peace in Europe for the last 65 years. But do they mention that the Union and its vassals belong to the United States ? In reality, that is what has kept the peace between the Western European states, while also keeping their rivalities out of the NATO zone. Is it necessary to mention, for example, that the members of the European Union supported different sides in ex-Yugoslavia before they re-unified behind NATO ? And should we be worying about the possibility that once they became sovereign again, the members of the Union would then start quarreling again?
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Jean-Claude Juncker expressed anger about the Greek referendum, which he qualifiued as « treason ». M. Juncker had been obliged to resign his position as Prime Minister of Luxembourg after it was revealed that he belonged to the Atlantic Alliance spy network Gladio. One year later, he became President of the European Commission.

To return to the Greek situation, the experts have easily demonstrated that this debt can be imputable to national problems which have remained un-resolved since the end of the Ottoman Empire, just as much as to a swindle by the major private banks and political leaders. Moreover, this debt is insolvent, as are the debts of the major developed states [6]. In any case, Athens could easily settle things by refusing to pay the repugnant part of its debt [7], leaving the Union, and by allying itself with Russia, which is for Greece an historic and cultural partner far more serious than the Brussels bureaucracy. The desire of Moscow and Beijing to invest in Grece and create new international institutions there is an open secret. However, the Greek situation is all the more complicated in that it is a member of NATO, and that the Alliance had organised a military coup d’état in 1967, to prevent Greece from moving closer to Russia [8].

Translation Pete Kimberley

Voltaire https://counterinformation.wordpress.com/2015/07/07/behind-the-greek-debt/
 
 
 
clothcapclothcap on July 9th, 2015 05:44 pm (UTC)
The deceptions made and sustained by politicians neatly explained by Thierry.
I believe a lot more people are waking to the fact that the UK government itself is simple theatre designed to con the public into believing they live in a democracy.
The deception must be educated into university students. So every politician is an enemy of the public.
The deceptions are many. The BoE is a corporation headed by Rothschild and HMQEII.
The bank NOT OWNED by the public is allowed to print UK currency that has no value except that enemies of the people politicians allow it to be be used to pay tax and by allowing it to be bought by the treasury in exchange for bonds that accrue interest paid for by the taxpayer.
A fraud.
Does Nicola Sturgeon have Khazar blood flowing in her veins?
(Anonymous) on July 9th, 2015 08:23 pm (UTC)
An odd thing
http://uk.businessinsider.com/reporter-in-greece-gets-hotel-bill-in-drachmas-2015-7?r=US

The drachma resurfaces in Greece.

A01A
clothcapclothcap on July 10th, 2015 03:26 am (UTC)
Re: An odd thing
Equivalent value. Someone is giving it value. How?
Doesn't symbolise anything, maybe a tax dodge.
clothcapclothcap on July 9th, 2015 10:45 pm (UTC)
Anti-Zionist Wit Vs. “Chosen” Gutterisms
Is this anti semitic? If so is it more anti semitic than non semite Zionist Israelis killing semitic Arabs like Palestinians?

Anti-Zionist Wit Vs. “Chosen” Gutterisms: Dieudonné and Imperialist Subservience To Jewish Supremacy
Dieudonné:
Monday, February 24, 2014
by Jonathan Azaziah
The United Kingdom. That gleaming beacon of democracy. That illuminating shimmer of human rights. That incandescent emanation of justice. That grand representative of the poor, downtrodden and marginalized. That empire of benevolence which stands out in the history of not-so-benevolent empires. That crux of all that is good in a world gone so, so very bad.

An assessment of the utmost accuracy, right?

Wrong. Dead wrong.

More like that putrid vassal of World Jewry. That effervescently vile regime of “shabbos goyim”. That repugnant gang of invaders, occupiers, oppressors and Zionist-serving hellspawn. That detestable client state of the Talmudist Rothschild dynasty’s dominion (1), which has invaded 90% of the countries on the face of the earth (2). That hideous, colonist-breeding homeland of Benjamin Disraeli, the Jewish-Zionist prime minister who has sired generations of Zionist interlopers (3). That abhorrent origination point of one Arthur James Balfour, who sold Palestine to his “chosenite” overlords and thus put an official British stamp on the genocide to come (4). That spineless, gutless, yellowbelly but somehow still pompous gaggle of grovelers whose intelligence services were well aware of the attacks that Jewish terrorist groups like Irgun and Stern carried out against their nation, most prominently the infamous King David Hotel bombing, but did nothing to stop the flow of terror other than the conduction of a few cosmetic raids and arrest operations (5).
The United Kingdom. That rancid, corrupt, pathetic excuse for a country that inflicted the curse of Tony Blair on the world, whose premiership was controlled by a “Jewish cabal” (6), whose rise to political stardom began in an “Israeli” embassy in 1994 and who was nothing but a demented, warmongering tool for the likes of Lord Michael “Cashpoint” Levy (7) and Lord Peter Mandelson, the Zionist chieftain who assisted Levy in fomenting the “New Labor Revolution” scam (8). That violent, sanguinary, servile stooge of Zion that brought the coward Gordon Brown to power, who kneeled before the “Holocaust” idol on a visit to the Zionist occupation regime (9), declared his nation a “true friend” of the usurping Jewish entity (10) and still, still, STILL got burned in the end by the extremist Zionist operatives Jon Mendelsohn and property tycoon David Abrahams (11). That Global-South-destroying, racist, hateful isle of iniquity that took the likes of Blair and Brown and raised the stakes just a bit further with an even fouler creature: David Cameron, a product of literal Jewish royalty (12).
Full and text links http://www.maskofzion.com/2014/02/anti-zionist-wit-vs-chosen-gutterisms.html

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clothcapclothcap on July 9th, 2015 10:48 pm (UTC)
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BBC readily labels Tunisian beach massacre an act of terrorism but not these jewish squatter massacres in Gaza. Why?
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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CImg5hzWoAEDZSt.jpg
If this was Tel Aviv I imagine the Zionist dominated Western media and governments would have something to say #Gaza
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1 year ago this happened to #Palestinians in #Gaza by #Zionist Terrorist.
And they have broken the agreed ceasefire
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CJH4oI5UsAAwnxh.jpg
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clothcapclothcap on July 9th, 2015 10:52 pm (UTC)
Fort Russ: Three Scenarios for the Donbass
July 5, 2015 By Andrey Ivanov
Translated from Russian by J.Hawk
The specialists from the Russian International Affairs Council headed by the former foreign minister Igor Ivanov described three scenarios for the Donbass: confrontation, freeze, or continuing the peace process. How likely are they?
Life itself forces one to make forecasts. It's clear that the unrecognized republics with a population of five million won't be able to exist for long in the current suspended state. On the one hand there is a ceasefire, but the shelling of cities continues. Kiev continues to view Donbass as its territory, but doesn't transfer money and fences it off with barbed wire. Poroshenko claims to adhere to the Minsk Agreements, but is against the constitutional reforms they require...
The first scenario is confrontation. The Council experts are of the opinion that full-scale combat operations can't be ruled out. Kiev might decide to launch a new offensive with US support. Then the Donbass would suffer the fate of Serb Krajina which Croatia reconquered by force in 1995. It's also possible that we'll see the repetition of the events of August 2008 in South Ossetia. Russia was then forced to intervene militarily and then recognize the territory's independence.
The second scenario is a peaceful resolution of the conflict. Analysts believe this is the least likely scenario. It would require the removal of anti-Russian sanctions and West's recognition of Crimea's unification with Russia.
The most likely is the third scenario--freezing the conflict. Ukraine doesn't have the necessary resources to score a military victory, while Russia is not ready to acknowledge their independence. World powers will continue to exchange military warnings but there will be no heavy loss of life...
--Donbass' return to Ukraine is hardly possible. Especially considering how Kiev views its inhabitants. Kiev wants to "integrate" Donbass using artillery--says the Moscow State University Center for Ukrainian and Belarusian Studies Director Bogdan Bezpalko--Donbass integration with Ukraine would only be possible in the event of its military defeat which might occur should the conflict escalate.
In actuality, the fate of Donbass depends mainly on major world players: US, EU, Russia. They can influence Ukraine's elite and its relationship with Donbass.
More http://fortruss.blogspot.ca/2015/07/three-scenarios-for-donbass.html
clothcapclothcap on July 9th, 2015 10:53 pm (UTC)
Fort Russ: Ukraine Legalizes for profit Organ Harvesting
July 9th, 2015
Rusvesna - translated by Joaquin Flores
As it turns out, ally of Saakashvili, Georgian official Alexander Kvitashvili did not waste time getting to work in the Ukrainian Ministry of Health.
At first it seemed that his main "achievement" was the elimination of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Service of Ukraine.
However, as it turned out, the most interesting thing was still to come.
Now the Ministry of Health of Ukraine has presented the Verkhovna Rada a draft law on organ transplants.
According to him, firstly , every person over 18 years of age automatically becomes posthumous donor.
Secondly , to allow private clinics to perform the transplants, with all the ensuing consequences and realities that this entails.
Third , living and healthy citizens of Ukraine can sell their bodies to any customer (previously the law held that a person could transplant them only to close relatives).
Thus, the market for organ trafficking in the Ukraine will soon be legalized, which is an unprecedented phenomenon, even for third world countries.
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J. Flores note: This story gives us the facts, but there's more to be said.
Here http://fortruss.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/ukraine-legalizes-for-profit-organ.html
clothcapclothcap on July 9th, 2015 11:08 pm (UTC)
The Rise Of Anti-Semitism In Britain
[Defending the indefensible?]

08-28-14 By Yvette Alt Miller via aish.com
Years ago, living in London as a graduate student, I confided to a fellow student that I'd been set up on a blind date with an Israeli. "How many Palestinians has he killed?" was his prompt reply
Years ago, living in London as a graduate student, I confided to a fellow student that I’d been set up on a blind date with an Israeli. “How many Palestinians has he killed?” was his prompt reply
Equating Israelis with murderers was still a social taboo when this exchange took place. True, there were the occasional anti-Israel marches through the streets, but calling an entire country killers was still considered rude; my fellow student apologized for making such a blatant, racist remark
No more. Over the past several years, being anti-Israeli has become more and more the mark of a civilized person in Britain; opposing the Jewish state is increasingly a sine qua non, an essential hallmark, of being a considered “moral” person in Britain. And as anti-Israel sentiment grows, anti-Semitism is rising throughout the United Kingdom.
Biased Media
Britain’s press has treated the current war in Gaza not just as another piece of world news, but as something utterly unrivalled in its scope or horror. Blanket coverage and biased reporting have ensured that Israel is uppermost in the minds of people throughout the United Kingdom.
Israel ranks fifth in the list of countries covered by the Guardian, the influential British newspaper, whose Associate Editor said Israel “has no right to defend itself” and claimed as his personal goal the spreading of “revulsion” against Israel around the world at an anti-Israel rally in London in August, 2014. Britain’s Sky News characterized Israel’s goals in the Gaza war as “smashing and maiming, dismemberment and mass grief” and compared Israel’s actions to the bombing of Dresden and nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Over at Channel Four, all pretext of impartial reporting was abandoned when veteran journalist Jon Snow cried on camera as he spoke of visiting children in a hospital in Gaza. “I can’t get those images out of my mind,” he said. “I don’t think you can either, because they’ve been everywhere. They are the essence of what is happening in Gaza”
Of course, to an objective reporter it is Hamas’ provocation by firing thousands of rockets at Israeli civilians and its cynical use of human shields – Hamas headquarters are located in the basement of the Al-Shifa hospital that Mr. Snow visited – that are the “essence” of what is happening in Gaza. Mr. Snow, however, erroneously reported that none of Hamas’ rockets have hit Israel
BBC's bias is legendary. This lack of context – in which Israel is seen as a bloodthirsty aggressor – often echoes classic anti-Semitic themes. The Guardian defended its decision to run a cartoon portraying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu controlling British Prime Minister David Cameron as a puppet, even though it evokes the anti-Semitic canard that powerful Jews somehow control world leaders. An infamous cover of The New Statesman magazine depicted a Jewish star piercing a Union Jack, the British flag, under the headline “A Kosher Conspiracy”? Even the Lancet, the prestigious British medical journal, depicts Israel as a murderous provoker, calling Israel’s measured response to thousands of rockets being launched from within civilian sites in Gaza “the creation of an emergency to masquerade a massacre” of innocent women and children
Such images have an effect. 41% of Britons say their opinion of Israel has worsened because of the current Gaza conflict, and more than half feel Israel has acted disproportionately
Media messages and provocative statements also create an atmosphere in which egregious statements receive little or no protest; these in turn enter the public dialogue and further degrade people’s opinion of Israel. When Britain’s National Union of Students, in an emergency session called to debate the Gaza war, voted to boycott Israel, a member erroneously stated “Palestinian students are tortured and imprisoned” in Israel: in the echo chamber created by such anti-Israel rhetoric, no allegation is too outlandish to repeat
More http://www.virtualjerusalem.com/judaism.php?Itemid=14110
clothcapclothcap on July 9th, 2015 11:29 pm (UTC)
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Charles Edward Frith
If this was Tel Aviv I imagine the Zionist dominated Western media and governments would have something to say #Gaza

Abbs Winston
1 year ago this happened to #Palestinians in #Gaza by #Zionist Terrorist.
And they have broken the agreed ceasefire
clothcapclothcap on July 9th, 2015 11:41 pm (UTC)
“Greater Israel”: The Zionist Plan for the Middle East
The Infamous "Oded Yinon Plan". Introduction by Michel Chossudovsky
By Israel Shahak Global Research, March 22, 2015
Association of Arab-American University Graduates, Inc. 3 March 2013
Global Research Editor’s Note
The following document pertaining to the formation of “Greater Israel” constitutes the cornerstone of powerful Zionist factions within the current Netanyahu government (which has recently been re-elected), the Likud party, as well as within the Israeli military and intelligence establishment. The election was fought by Netanyahu on a political platform which denies Palestinian statehood.
According to the founding father of Zionism Theodore Herzl, “the area of the Jewish State stretches: “From the Brook of Egypt to the Euphrates.” According to Rabbi Fischmann, “The Promised Land extends from the River of Egypt up to the Euphrates, it includes parts of Syria and Lebanon.”
When viewed in the current context, the war on Iraq, the 2006 war on Lebanon, the 2011 war on Libya, the ongoing war on Syria, not to mention the process of regime change in Egypt, must be understood in relation to the Zionist Plan for the Middle East. The latter consists in weakening and eventually fracturing neighboring Arab states as part of an Israeli expansionist project.
“Greater Israel” consists in an area extending from the Nile Valley to the Euphrates.
The Zionist project supports the Jewish settlement movement. More broadly it involves a policy of excluding Palestinians from Palestine leading to the eventual annexation of both the West Bank and Gaza to the State of Israel.
Greater Israel would create a number of proxy States. It would include parts of Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, the Sinai, as well as parts of Iraq and Saudi Arabia. (See map).
According to Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya in a 2011 Global Research article, The Yinon Plan was a continuation of Britain’s colonial design in the Middle East
http://www.globalresearch.ca/greater-israel-the-zionist-plan-for-the-middle-east/5324815
clothcapclothcap on July 10th, 2015 12:32 am (UTC)
Libya, Syria, Ukraine: It’s worse than we can imagine
on: June 30, 2015 Novorossia Today
If you have yet to listen to last Sunday’s Behind the Headlines interview with James and JoAnne Moriarty on Libya, I urge you to do so. While Sott.net carried numerous reports on the U.S.-sponsored destruction of Libya, the Moriartys’ first-hand account not only reveals new details you’ve probably not heard anywhere else; it paints a picture that brings the stark reality home in a way that just reading reports and analyses cannot. The reality of what happened (and is still happening) in Libya is worse than we can possibly imagine.
The Moriartys were in Libya at the time of the ‘uprising’ and ‘revolt’, and the Western coalition’s ‘subsequent’ invasion (the two were really the same thing). They saw it all first-hand. They engaged in a fact-finding mission, documenting atrocities. They were captured by Al Qaeda (i.e. the U.S.’s ‘rebel allies’), interrogated and threatened with being chopped up and burned. But they managed to get out of the country with their lives and tell the story of what they saw. It is nothing like we have heard from the mainstream media.
The so-called uprising was not spontaneous. It was planned in advance. The ‘rebels’ were nothing of the sort. They were Western-trained, Western-financed, and Western-supported terrorists: Muslim Brotherhood, Al Qaeda, Ansar al-Sharia, the same people that would soon move over to Syria and Mali, and later become ‘ISIS’. Within days, these mercenaries had already created a Bank of International Settlements-approved private Central Bank and Libya’s substantial wealth (the country was debt-free), in the form of cash deposits and precious metals, was looted.
Thousands died in the first days of the indiscriminate slaughter carried out by coalition forces under the ruse of establishing a “no fly zone”. The media’s job was to blame atrocities on Gaddafi. In fact, the atrocities were committed by ‘our guys': rape, torture, murder, decapitation, burning alive, skinning flesh, cannibalism – if you’ve heard about it in horror movies, it happened in Libya in the name of Western freedom and democracy. All the hallmarks of ISIS that so terrify the world today were endorsed and supported by our own governments in order to destroy Libya and prevent it from becoming a viable African alternative to Western death culture. American ‘democracy’ in action.
As the Moriartys put it in an article describing their story:
The Libyan people were happy, there was no tax, only businesses had some tax but it was minimal. The government shared the wealth of Libya with its people, there was no taxing of the people to support the state. There was no reason for a revolution, there were some disgruntled radical Islamists who had tried to enforce Sharia law and radical Islam upon Libya to no avail because they only made up about 3 to 5%. These are the people NATO and the US joined hands with to take over Libya.
Listen to the Sott Talk Radio interview, then check out their DVD and consider making a donation to this courageous couple, which you can do via their website.
What happened in Libya is not an aberration. It is standard operating policy, and it is currently being utilized in Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine. When independent media like Sott.net say the mainstream media is wholly controlled, we mean that to the fullest extent imaginable. Here was an atrocity that took place just across the Mediterranean from ‘free’ Europe, and almost no one knows what really happened there. Only small glimpses of reality broke through the frequency fence, but never the overall picture.
More http://novorossia.today/libya-syria-ukraine-it-s-worse-than-we-can-imagine/
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clothcapclothcap on July 10th, 2015 01:38 am (UTC)
Ring Of Power (Full Length Documentary)
Mystic Dave
Published on Jun 18, 2014
From the mystery religions of ancient Egypt to the Zionist role in 9/11, "Ring Of Power" puzzles together the missing pieces of our human story. Find out how an Illuminati network of international bankers and European royalty have turned the world's nations and citizens into their debt slaves.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CObE4Cnuw5k
clothcapclothcap on July 10th, 2015 03:18 am (UTC)
The Khazarian Supremacy (Full Length Documentary)
conspiracykingdotcom
Published on Jan 18, 2013
A really well put together documentary on the hidden history of the Khazars and the Rothschilds, one of the best on the entire internet, a real "must watch".

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jzph809dgyc
clothcapclothcap on July 10th, 2015 03:55 am (UTC)
China's Annotated Collapse Into Centrally-Planned Market Hell
Submitted by Tyler Durden ZH
China People's Bank Of China Reality
By now it is clear to everyone, even the most hardened neoliberals, that what is going on in China is nothing short of the complete collapse of a centrally-planned market into sheer chaos, a bubble which while punctuated by the occasional dead cat bounce, is now finished and it is only a matter of time before all the "nouveau riche" farmers and grandparents see all their paper profits wiped out and hopefully go silently into that good night without starting mass riots or a revolution.
Since by some counts there are anywhere between 20 and 40 million of them, it could be a close call, one which the Politburo would dread to see to its fruition and as such the Chinese government together with the People's Bank of China have engaged in the most desperate and unprecedented series of market bailouts, one which puts good 'ole plain vanilla QE in the "quaint" category.
But most curiously, it wasn't until China literally threatened short (or any other for that matter) sellers with arrest last night, that the market finally staged a furious rebound.
Will that rebound hold, or like every other dead cat bounce in history, fade quickly if not quietly into memory, we shall see over the next several days.
In the meantime, for those curious what it looks like when a centrally-planned market devolves into complete chaotic hell despite the relentless intervention of the local authorities and central planners, look no further than the chart below...
And while it may seem that China has literally thrown the kitchen sink at its "maliciously" crashing stock market (odd how there were no complaints about malicious buying on the way up...), the reality is that China still has quite a few tricks up its sleeve, starting with a plain vanilla rate cut, proceeding to expanded stock buybacks, a complete short-selling bank, and finally culminating with that inevitably Hail Mary of every central bank: "outright share purchasing."
The good news is that what China is doing should be a lesson to all other global markets, which to a lesser or greater extent, are all as manipulated, rigged and centrally-planned as China's. Seen in this light, China is merely a harbinger of what is coming to a banana market near you...
Graphs http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-07-09/chinas-annotated-collapse-centrally-planned-market-hell

Edited at 2015-07-10 03:56 am (UTC)
clothcapclothcap on July 10th, 2015 12:13 pm (UTC)
The Global War On Pensions Gets Personal - Scenes From A Dying Nation
[The troika regime, the UK regime, the US regime all print to bail out banks but when it comes to bailing out non criminals the people can go die quietly.]

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 07/10/2015
[...]
All mainstream news is painting the Greeks as the bad guys and the Troika as the savior of Europe. Quite frankly, it is really disgusting. Pictures of an elderly Greek pensioner have gone viral depicting what the Troika is deliberately doing to the Greek people trying to punish them for their own failed design of the Euro in a system that is just economically unsustainable.
[The images above] expose the core of the issue of how ordinary Greeks are being tormented by EU politicians who pretend to care about people. This is not a Greek debt crisis, this is a Euro Crisis and they refuse to admit that what they designed was solely for the takeover of Europe at the cost of the future of everyone from pensioners to the youth.
This is just the tip of the iceberg. We are facing terrible times ahead because socialism is completely collapsing. Government employees have lined their pockets and this is precisely the end game how Rome collapsed. It was not the barbarians at the gate. It was the the Roman army was not paid and they began hailing their various generals as emperor and the attacked cities who did not support their choice sacking their own people. Only after weakening themselves, then the barbarians came in for easy pickings. If Russia really wants to take Europe, all they have to do is be patient. They will self-destruct for the Troika cannot see any change in thinking for that means they must admit that they were wrong from the outset.
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-07-09/global-war-pensions-gets-personal-scenes-dying-nation