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This article also appears at Fort Russ News

This is a follow-on to the excellent reporting by Russell Bentley at Fort Russ News, as well, this author’s initial piece at Fort Russ on the subject of Flight 752.

In the downing of Flight 752 we’ll look at three kilogram verses fifteen kilogram warheads and a direct hit versus a ‘proximity’ detonation. [1], [2]

A proximity detonation is preferred over a direct hit in surface to air missile defense against hostile aircraft. [3]

The rationale behind designing anti-aircraft, surface to air missiles, for proximity detonations is simple. The initial rationale for proximity was a narrow miss in the early days. As accuracy and dependability improved, proximity fuses were often kept, in addition to impact fuse, as it had been discovered an aircraft’s air-frame can actually contain the effect of the explosive warhead, depending on the design of the aircraft and the location of impact. A modern missile guided to proximity detonation (a mere few feet away from the aircraft) is likely to inflict greater damage, more often than not, because the shrapnel from the high explosive warhead has a better chance at penetrating and damaging a wider area of the target, more readily compromising critical flight control systems (especially wing-flaps and associated hydraulics.) This is why light mobile combat systems such as the Russian Strela 10’s early and middle models (through 1988) with a three kilo warhead had both impact and proximity fuses. The Strela, proximity fused three kilogram warhead used by Iraq in Desert Storm (1991) was capable of taking down the American A-10 ‘Warthog’ (two A-10s shot down by this missile, according to the American military), one of the toughest planes to shoot down with ground-fire in modern combat (to this day.) [4]

By the era of the Stinger, very effective against Soviet helicopters in Afghanistan, missiles had become so maneuverable and accurate, the Stinger was only adapted for a proximity fuse in later (recent) development phases; to be effective against very small (difficult to direct hit) UAVs (drones.) The three kilo (average) warhead launched with a MANPAD (shoulder launched) surface to air missile, it was likely a Stinger FIM-92J (proximity fused warhead), provided by CIA to the so-called ‘moderate opposition’, is what had brought down a SU-25 in Syria:

 

As well, it may have been (likely was) a Russian made IGLA (SA-24) with a 2.5 kilo warhead brought down an AN-30 over Ukraine:

What is noticeable with the much larger AN-30 is, with the starboard (right) engine on fire after having been hit with a 2.5 kilogram MANPAD warhead, the plane is stable and keeps course as the crew is bailing out. What the crew understands is, the heat of the fire will quickly compromise the aluminum alloy of the plane’s wing structure, which should soon buckle and there will be no control. It is better to parachute out before that happens.

What we have (very briefly) looked at to now is what 3 kilo heat-seeking warheads can do to military planes, the smaller planes tend to go down more quickly, more often than not, with immediate loss of control, is the main difference. The smaller SU-25 jet’s wing mounted engines (the heat-seeking target) are more tightly integrated to the main air-frame and wing control flaps. A larger plane has a better chance at keeping control, but the control won’t last long if the plane is on fire, and fire is what happens when heat-seeking warheads hit jet engines.

Of course, bailing out with parachutes is not an option for the passengers and crew of a Boeing 737-800, a medium size passenger jet not all that much larger than the AN-30 in the (2nd, above) video.

All of the preceding would be consistent with Iran initially reporting they believed a ‘technical issue’ or engine fire was the culprit that brought down Flight 752 if they were unaware of a missile launch.

Now, the Flight 752 story begins to become problematic at many levels.

A MANPAD heat-seeking missile has small cross-section and radar signature but it does show up on radar. With its’ small signature, it might be understandable if a MANPAD  were missed or somehow interpreted as an anomaly by civilian operators of traffic control at an international airport, but that shouldn’t be the case with a larger missile. For example, a Stinger MANPAD has a missile diameter of 70mm versus 235mm diameter of the Tor m1 missile attributed to shooting down Flight 752. One should expect a Tor M1 missile(s) would have been picked up by the civilian air traffic control radar at Tehran’s international airport. So, already the Iranian story is showing a hole, when it is supposedly ascertained no one but the military knew what had happened. Over at John Helmer’s blog the (increasingly demonstrated to be false) Iranian story is set out very well. [5]

““The plane has been hit at a low altitude by a short-range missile with a small warhead and proximity fuze,” Hajizadeh reported. “It has exploded at the proximity [of the aircraft]; so the plane has found the chance to fly for a while; it hasn’t exploded in the air. After hitting the ground, it has collapsed. So no one at the [Iran Civil] Aviation Organisation knew about it, and I should defend my dear brothers there.””

This is not a particularly convincing deceit on more than one ground; on top of no explanation as to why the civil airport radar didn’t pick the missile up, there is a problem with the missile strike description. We have seen what a 3 kilogram warhead can do to aircraft already. The Tor M1 warhead is fifteen kilograms, this is NOT a small warhead (the Iranians are claiming a 7 kilo warhead but I don’t buy it and 7 kilos is still double what had brought down the AN 30.) A ‘proximity’ strike (mere feet from the aircraft with the thoroughly modern Tor system), should be devastating to a Boeing 737. By comparison, the superman of SAM systems, the S-400, uses a 24 kilo warhead in typical air defense configuration (excludes the ‘below the horizon, search and destroy’ warhead, an entirely different purposed missile.)

Then, John Helmer weighs in as this reporter is composing:

In the initial reporting from the Iranian side, we’d seen [6]

“Qassem Biniaz, an official at the Iranian Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, told state news agency IRNA that an engine caught fire and the pilot was unable to regain control” [6]

Firstly, loss of control is not the immediate effect of an engine fire, loss of control comes after the aluminum alloy structure has been compromised, this is when there will be no regaining of control, but this may actually what had been referred to.

The Western reaction:

“…the U.S. manufacturer does not believe a 3-year-old airplane that just underwent inspection days before caught on fire.

“That aside, an engine fire doesn’t rule out a missile,” the source said. “A missile strike itself could’ve caused the fire. The explanation is ridiculous and the conclusion is more than suspicious.” [7]

The Boeing ‘source’ is actually helpful, if he only knew how: a plane with an engine fire from a missile, that keeps a bit of control, is going to, nearly every time, come down from having been hit by a MANPAD.

We do know the pilot had been able to turn the plane back towards the airport, and the preceding would be consistent with both, a MANPAD strike and a lack of complete understanding of the circumstance; before the Iranians had time to line up all the possible duck configurations, discover the facts and make a decision as to how to proceed with what this author is convinced had been a MANPAD take-down of Flight 752 by a Western intelligence cell inside Iran.

It follows, ultimately Iran decided to take on a false accountability for two simple but compelling reasons; 1) the international institutions and Western press are bought little different to referees and judges can be bribed to determine a boxing match outcome & 2) Western cells operating within Iran to point of bringing down Flight 752 would be a serious black eye to the domestic perception of Iranian security, weakening the regime in the public perception. Falsely swallowing responsibility is the path of least immediate damage to the Iranian governing institution, both internally and externally.

The stupidity on the Western side in this is, yeah, you hit the ayatollahs below the belt and got away with it, but you also likely convinced them there can never be a genuine détente with Western institutions, ever.

Is something like this what happened? Lots of ‘smoke to clear’ yet in emerging picture but the entire business just goes on smelling wrong –

“It is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between history and the smell of skunk” -Cicily Isabel Fairfield

 

1 https://www.armyrecognition.com/united_states_american_missile_system_vehicle_uk/stinger_fim-92_fim-92a_man_portable_air_defense_missile_system_manpads_technical_data_sheet_picture.html

2 https://www.armyrecognition.com/russia_russian_missile_system_vehicle_uk/tor-m1_9a331_sa-15_gauntlet_technical_data_sheet_specifications_information_description_pictures_uk.html

3 Author’s training at the USA Air Defense Artillery School, Ft Bliss

4 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9K35_Strela-10#Combat_use

5 Flight 752 discussion begins about 1/2 way into Helmer’s article: http://johnhelmer.net/the-fog-of-war-gorilla-radio-discusses-the-russian-focus/

6 https://www.businessinsider.com/iran-ukraine-plane-crash-flight-752-timeline-unfolded-events-allegations-2020-1

7 https://www.peoplespunditdaily.com/news/us/2020/01/09/pentagon-increasingly-suspects-uia-flight-752-was-shot-down-by-sa-15-tor-missile-system/

Also see:

8 https://www.fort-russ.com/2020/01/how-was-a-recording-made-iran-ukraine-the-shootdown-of-uia-752/

9 https://www.fort-russ.com/2020/01/texas-iranian-flight-crash-facts-not-adding-up/

2019 had been unremarkable for the fact of pervasive political lying continues to unfold as though there could never be any ‘awakening’ (nothing changes.) The CIA initiated Mueller ‘special counsel’ caper pits one set of liars off another set of liars as though truth were anti-evolutionary in the American political construct. The sad fact is, that’s the truth of the matter; political lies have been part and parcel of the American social construct since the beginning, recalling Thomas Paine:

“It is impossible to calculate the moral mischief, if I may so express it, that mental lying has produced in society. When a man has so far corrupted and prostituted the chastity of his mind, as to subscribe his professional belief to things he does not believe, he has prepared himself for the commission of every other crime”

Try as one might, there is no better description of Congress on either side of the aisle to be found by this reporter in Congress’ ongoing provocations of Russia. Congress is the abscess at the center of the infection, it matters not where the infection began; it is the Congress appropriates the money applied to the insanity of it all. Whether the information operations (PsyOps) demonizing Russia, the intelligence agencies related lying through their teeth about the disposition of certain events having to do with USA elections, or the Pentagon painting a dire picture of an ‘aggressive Russia’ requiring historic outlay of money (even as the USA military muppet NATO has marched itself to Russia’s borders, deploys permanent bases and engages in offensive war games), and, of course, military industrial lobbyists providing what can only be described as a kickback when one recalls it is prior appropriations is the source of the money that corporations return to Congress. In other words, prior contracts awarded on a profit basis are what enable corporations to send lobbyists to convince future Pentagon contracts should be awarded in what amounts to a ‘wine & dine’ feeding frenzy of cannibal maggots [1]

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Congress appropriates, Pentagon awards, corporate profits fund lobbyists in endless cycle. What is remarkable is how cheaply our congressmen are bought; considering the outlay in lobbyist money compared to the amount of maggot infested ‘bacon’ returned:

“Major components of the NDAA [National Defense Authorization Act] were a $635 billion allocation for Department of Defense and Department of Energy national security programs, $71.5 billion for overseas contingency operations (OCO, or fighting in foreign wars) and $5.3 billion to repair damage caused by extreme weather and natural disasters. The Defense Department’s full fiscal year 2020 budget totals $738 billion, an increase of $22 billion ($3.1%) year over year” [2]

Creating boogeymen is essential to keep this cycle alive. In this case, the NDAA also pumping 300 million for Ukraine’s military into this following legacy that had finally devolved to alliance with the Nazi’s in WWII (Stephan Bandera’s SS Galician Nazi army division) eventually leading to these same Nazis taking control of Ukraine in 2014 is not going to be appreciated by the Russians:

“The aim of the Austrian [Austro-Hungarian Empire’s] policy was to forever sever the internal ties between the Rusyn elite and the common Russian culture. For this purpose, for more than half a century considerable funds from the State budget were constantly allocated for printing publications preaching hatred towards Russia and artificially created Ukrainian nationalism. Not only national teachers, but also all the representatives of the intellectuals who were in direct contact with the population: doctors, agronomists, veterinarians, and others, were taught in the anti-Russian spirit using State grants.

“The refusal of the Russian self-identification became an obligatory condition for acceptance for public service, which also included educational institutions of all levels – from elementary schools to universities. And the fight against “Moscowphiles” was set as the main task for all the numerous Austrian State apparatus in Galicia” [today’s Western Ukraine] [3], [4]

And so it is, the USA Congress’ NDAA for 2020 includes pumping 300 million into exploiting a 200 years ongoing effort of Western empire, over several incarnations, to create instability, hostility and Russophobe enemies within Russia’s Western border regions, through the purposeful alienation of what had been Russia’s common cultural entities, and this is construed to be “countering Russian aggression.”

This incredible deceit or ‘subscribing professional belief to things he does not believe’ must, of course, be attended by information operations constituting what is in fact a manifestation of ‘the commission of every other crime.”

In this regard we enter 2020 with the ‘impeachment’ drama manifesting liars in every direction one looks, there is no single clean avenue to be found, whether in America’s Democrats, Republicans, mainstream or alternative media, the related EU & NATO nations’ political and information organs or ‘adversarial’ Russia itself. Of the more lying circumstance than this writer cares to note here, one circumstance is selected to illustrate an aggregate deceit of monstrous proportion, the impeachment relationship to the Russian ‘hack’ of the 2016 election.

 “who was at worst a Russian spy and at best a Russian stooge” ? [5]

As things turn out (in what can only be a damage control scramble), Carter Page was actually a CIA asset framed by an FBI lawyer, Kevin Clinesmith, when the FBI’s ‘Russiagate’ star chamber applied for FISA Court rubber stamp on a secret spying warrant. IF one CAN believe that, on its’ face it would seem the FBI screwed a CIA attempt to use the Trump campaign to penetrate the Kremlin, the complete reverse of Russians using the Trump campaign’s ‘collusion’ to penetrate the USA political establishment. Oh my.

It was only two short years previous, ‘Shifty Schiff’ (based on the so-called ‘Steele Dossier’) had demanded to know whether Page had met with “Kremlin linked professor” Joseph Mifsud and that’s where things get interesting. [6]

Joseph Mifsud’s lawyer has stated Misfud “was being directed, had long worked for Western intelligence, that he was being directed specifically, that he was asked to connect George Papadopoulos to Russia, meaning it was an operation, some form of an intelligence operation. That was his lawyer’s own words for this. If that’s the case, it means the flashpoint for starting this whole investigation was in fact manufactured from the beginning” [7]

The choice of words “western intelligence” is a little ambiguous but considering the ‘Steele Dossier’ had been ‘made in UK’, moving just a bit further on, it is clearly Her Majesty’s boogers are to be found in this recipe of ‘spook soup.’

“Over the last few months, Professor Joseph Mifsud has become a feather in the cap for those pushing the Trump-Russia narrative. He is characterized as a “Russian” intelligence asset in mainstream press, despite his declarations to the contrary. However, evidence has surfaced that suggests Mifsud was anything but a Russian spy, and may have actually worked for British intelligence. This new evidence culminates in the ground-breaking conclusion that the UK and its intelligence apparatus may be responsible for the invention of key pillars of the Trump-Russia scandal” [8]

So, we have  a second one hundred eighty degrees reversal, following on Carter Page had been a CIA (not Russian) asset, now we discover “Kremlin linked professor” Joseph Mifsud, more likely than not, worked for the British intelligence services. I mean, man, what’s to do with that?

Well, any half competent investigator should be able to hit a home run, batting right handed, over the left field fence, with what comes next.

The entire butt-load of lies the ‘Russiagate’ rests on, pivots on the accusation it was Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee and this is presumed to be the material Mifsud alluded to when he informed George Papadopoulos the Russians had dirt on the Clinton campaign. Papadopoulos repeated this to an Australian ambassador, and in what appears to have been a set-up, the ambassador trotted the information to American authorities and all of this supposedly buttressed the out & out fake “Steele Dossier” that should have sunk the Trump campaign for POTUS. But it not only didn’t work, but because it didn’t work, it can’t be made to go away. That aspect is kindergarten forensic science.

What appears may have happened is, would be something like this: the deep state Clintonista faction backing Obama’s CIA Director John Brennan didn’t have the pull needed within his own (historically arch-conservative) agency to pull off the hit job on Trump’s campaign on behalf of the neoliberals so Brennan enlisted the British in what became a cellularized-hybrid operation (British intel x Brennan’s neoliberal cell.) Meanwhile (the promptly assassinated) Seth Rich had taken the DNC mails out of that organization’s server on a memory stick and sold the material to WikiLeaks (likely ‘facilitated’ by MOSSAD, Trump/Pence has been an Israeli wet dream.) [9]

Alerted to the DNC mails heist, subsequently, the ‘Russian Hack’ had been concocted by the neoliberals in British intelligence and handed to the Clintonistas at the FBI who colluded with CrowdStrike in the invention of Guccifer 2.0 but this story is too hot to let out of the bag because if it breaks open, the collateral damage would not only be widely geopolitical but could possibly result in a very few lonely lampposts in DC, the entire congress has been in the business of promoting this lie. And that is almost certainly why the pivotal but vanished Joseph Mifsud had to be made to ‘go away’ as a witness. [10]

Now, take a deep breath and consider this next: William Barr is a longtime CIA asset who’d actually worked for the agency in his early career and is notable for two events in his first stint as Attorney General (for career CIA operative George H.W. Bush), working to contain the Iran Contra debacle (inclusive of recommending pardons for Poindexter et al) but more importantly, crushing (includes assassination) investigation into the ‘Boys Town’ pedophilia scandal that led directly to the White House. This second instance no longer seems a far-fetched accusation in light of the recent Jeffery Epstein ‘expiration.’ [11], [12]

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It follows, not only is long time CIA asset William Barr (damage control expert) engaged in ‘re-misdirecting’ the entire false narrative, Trump personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s big mouth indicates this ‘re-misdirection’ is intended to frame the Ukrainians for framing the Russians on behalf of Brennan; in place of what had actually been a framing of the Russians by Brennan’s neoliberal faction in concert with British intelligence. This recent angle includes blackmailing Wikileaks into supporting the new false narrative, Wikileaks plays ball or Assange is buried. As well, the British would be badly burned if the actuality were known and no one knows where and how it all morphs from the end of 2019; in the warring factions contest. That’s the world of spooks. [13], [14]

So, what’s up with the Russian end in all of this? They probably don’t know what to do. As geopolitically unstable the entire business is, unwinding it, engineering the ‘Russiagate’ facts into the open, would be even more destabilizing. Then, there is a complicating factor where Russian propaganda has become deeply invested in creating a mythology of ‘Assange the crucified truth-teller’ when ‘flipping’ the Western propaganda narrative back onto itself. [15], [16]

Likely the Russians would be ok with ‘re-framing’ the false narrative onto the Nazis in Ukraine and the conservative faction at CIA recognizes (perhaps has even been communicated) this. That ‘truth telling’ Wikileaks has never openly acknowledged the facts surrounding Seth Rich would seem to play to what should be Russian concerns (and brings into question Wikileaks associate Craig Murray’s .ru email address, I’d put the full address here but that’d be opening to a ‘doxing’ accusation.) [17]

Moving on, a rare truth from a spook who essentially admits the near invincibility of the intelligence agencies’ reputations is so much myth:

“If the Mossad had to pay fines for operations it carried out over the years that failed, the state treasury would collapse” [18], [19]

Moving to conclude ronaldthomaswest.com’s 2019 end of year message and notes, just a short paragraph on stats, following on the 2018 end of year message and blog performance. As is the case each year, it is noted ‘who’ is reading is more important, by far, than raw numbers. 2019 is lower in overall numbers but not by much, a drop of about 5,000 hits or 2018’s rounded off 42,500 to 2019’s projected 37,500. There was a noticeable drop in the fall of 2019, when I’d turned my attention to a Native American project or translating pre-Columbian thought to modern (with attending few months sabbatical from geopolitics.) As predicted at the end of 2018, in 2019 a lampoon of CIA torture – Alfreda Bikowsky & The Definition of Stupid – showing (in a case with indisputable statistics) information derived from torture is actually worse than useless, became this blog’s all time most read piece, receiving multiple hits nearly every day after five full years.

To Gina Haspel’s behind the scenes in Langley, Virginia, that’s all folks!

 

1 https://www.opensecrets.org/industries/summary.php?cycle=2018&ind=K02

2 https://www.marketwatch.com/story/after-a-strong-2019-are-there-any-undervalued-defense-contractors-2019-12-21

3 https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2019/12/10/740bln-us-defense-bill-targets-russian-pipelines-a68539

4 https://www.stalkerzone.org/how-austria-created-ukrainians-from-the-rusyns-of-galicia/

5 https://thehill.com/opinion/judiciary/474570-an-apology-to-carter-page

6 https://www.businessinsider.com/carter-page-congressional-testimony-transcript-steele-dossier-2017-11?r=US&IR=T

7 The Hill journalist John Solomon’s quote, begin listening at minute 2:10 of the embedded video https://canadafreepress.com/article/attorney-for-joseph-mifsud-confirms-hes-a-western-intelligence-operative-no

8 https://disobedientmedia.com/2018/04/all-russiagate-roads-lead-to-london-as-evidence-emerges-of-joseph-mifsuds-links-to-uk-intelligence/

9 https://ronaldthomaswest.com/2018/01/31/the-wheel-is-indeed-empty/

10 https://www.insideover.com/politics/80-sure-that-mifsud-is-dead-what-has-become-of-the-russiagate-professor.html

11 Suppressed Discovery Channel documentary ‘Conspiracy of Silence’ on the White House connected pedophilia scandal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AY-F5JoHoho

12 External links collection to Whitney Webb’s Mint Press News series on the Epstein linked intelligence agencies’ blackmail operations: https://ronaldthomaswest.com/2019/08/09/the-epstein-chronicles/

13 https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/white-house/giuliani-assange-could-expose-that-ukraine-was-behind-false-russia-collusion-charges

14 https://ronaldthomaswest.com/2019/04/13/rudolph-the-snake-giuliani-opens-negotiations-with-wikileaks/

15 https://sputniknews.com/columnists/201909241076880259-assange-destroyed-for-truth-telling/

16 https://ronaldthomaswest.com/2017/01/08/agent-assange/

17 https://ronaldthomaswest.com/2017/09/16/incompetent-espionage-wikileaks-iii/

18 https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201912221077718353-how-mossads-attempt-to-smuggle-jews-out-of-ethiopia-ended-in-rape-torture-and-imprisonment/

19 https://ronaldthomaswest.com/2013/05/04/death-of-a-mossad-agent/

 

Finger on the ScalesAny anonymous ‘state secrets’ (e.g. FBI fronting for CIA) finger

On the FBI’s fraudulent application for a FISA secret warrant (authorization to spy) on Carter Page: The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s ‘cover your ass’ Order Misc. 19-02 finding of fact:

“The frequency with which representations made by FBI personnel turned out to be unsupported or contradicted by information in their possession, and with which they withheld information detrimental to their case, calls into question whether information contained in other FBI applications is reliable. The FISC expects the government to provide complete and accurate information in every filing with the Court. Without it, the FISC cannot properly ensure that the government conducts electronic surveillance for foreign intelligence purposes only when there is a sufficient factual basis”

That is why we ‘had’ a (‘lip serviced’ or given political fellatio by the court) so-called ‘Bill of Rights’ that went out the window with the National Security Act of 1947 (the underlying foundation of the FISA Court.) In fact there is not, and has never been, an advocate (sound legal mechanism) to insure the American citizen ‘targets’ of FISA court secret warrants are properly protected, via right of discovery demanding exculpatory evidence, and placing the Department of Justice personalities, the FBI particularly, squarely in the sights of prosecution for the above described or what amount to ‘color of law’ violations of Fourth Amendment and other rights. Now, on to the abject failure of what has been ordered:

“THEREFORE, the Court ORDERS that the government shall, no later than January 10, 2020, inform the Court in a sworn written submission of what it has done, and plans to do, to ensure that the statement of facts in each FBI application accurately and completely reflects information possessed by the FBI that is material to any issue presented by the application. In the event that the FBI at the time of that submission is not yet able to perform any of the planned steps described in the submission, it shall also include (a) a proposed timetable for implementing such measures and (b) an explanation of why, in the government’s view, the information in FBI applications submitted in the interim should be regarded as reliable”

We can put one + one together and see the how the math doesn’t stack up in a constitutionally sound way:

In the finding of fact: “…representations made by FBI personnel turned out to be unsupported or contradicted by information in their possession, and with which they withheld information detrimental to their case, calls into question whether information contained in other FBI applications is reliable” clearly casts doubt on the entire process and every FISA application ever made (noting the court has processed thousands of applications with a history of rejecting a handful.)

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In the actual court order section we see “…an explanation of why, in the government’s view, the information in FBI applications submitted in the interim should be regarded as reliable” or essentially only a demand of from this point (date of the order, 17 December 2019) in any pending or future application will there be any correction made in circumstance of the FISA Court demanding the FBI ‘police themselves.’

Since when (post King George III our sovereign) has the state been entitled and/or trusted to ‘police themselves’ in matters of crimes of the state against its’ citizens? That was the underlying rationale of the Bill of Rights, precisely because the state cannot ever be trusted to do that.

This RANK FAIL (order) omits to do two critical things; use of the courts contempt powers to sanction the FBI (send a message, up to and inclusive of jailing the corrupt actors) and more importantly, search for, identify and provide avenue to remedy for plausible past abuses. This 2nd instance could easily (however imperfectly) be addressed, it would be as simple as the FISA Court appointing and empowering an independent special master (people’s advocate) with exculpatory evidence subpoena power to begin a review of past, present and future applications. Now, why doesn’t the court dare go there? Secrecy?

Here’s where it gets sticky for the secret court; in a case of ‘what you don’t know, won’t hurt you’ (and especially what you don’t know shouldn’t hurt the FISA court.) Firstly, if your rights have been violated, you won’t even be allowed to know it. Because if you WERE allowed to know this, it opens the door to all sorts of complications for the national security state, not only what the state has been up to in secret, where it is poking its’ nose, but certainly not least, a scrutiny of the FISA Court as a rubber stamp ‘star chamber’ in the absolute absence of any independent advocate mechanism to secure the rights of those Americans unfairly, wrongly, even maliciously, targeted by FISA secret spying warrants.

It follows, even if you have solid grounds (e.g. yours truly does) to believe corrupt FBI/FISA abuse happened to you, you won’t have a remedy because the established ‘state secrets’ doctrine demands you have no access to the documents necessary to substantiate your claim. The constitutional absurdity of this is, you cannot independently prove the government illegally-unjustly-corruptly spied on you (establish standing to sue), so you have no access to the proof they did, even when they did so egregiously, as was the one-off (became known) case of Carter Page.

What broke the Carter Page case into the open is politics, pure and simple, the fallout causing the FISA Court to issue the ‘cover your ass’ “Order Misc. 19-02” or a ‘police yourselves’ pretense of accountability.

 

Postscript: 22 December there is reportedly another (not yet released) order holding exactly ONE individual to account (referred to prosecution) for FISA abuse in the case of multiple deceits by several individuals exposed in the case of Carter Page (scapegoat settled upon!)

Related: The Oath and the Trash Bin

 

An earlier edition of this article first appeared at Fort Russ News

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False Flag Flatulence: Debunking Nafeez Ahmed on Syria

“We become, ourselves, ideological tyrants and colonisers. Obsessed with the narrative structures we have projected into the world ourselves, we build them up using cognitive fragments we find from our favoured sources, and use them to either dominate and subjugate the wrongdoers outside of the circumference of our preferred belief-systems, or to simply excommunicate them“ -Nafeez Ahmed, State Propaganda in Syria [1]

Nafeez has certainly excommunicated Eva Bartlett & Vanessa Beeley, now let’s work out a bit of flaws in his method applied and arrive at some sensible rearrangement of facts that doesn’t necessarily altogether rehabilitate the parties on any of the controversies’ multiple facets.

Having been mentored in military special operations intelligence by SOF veterans of CIA liaised operations run in Indochina and Latin America, the number one missing element noticed by this observer in Nafeez’ assessment “State Propaganda in Syria: From War Crimes to Pipelines” is a deep understanding of the ‘dirty tricks’ capabilities of the Western intelligence agencies. This is not to speak of ‘capabilities’ solely in a sense of technical competence but more sorely, also capabilities in a sense of pure depravity. Have the Russians devolved to equal state we will detail in this assessment? If one were to believe the Skripal narrative one perhaps would think so. But that narrative has more holes than a fish weir, it doesn’t simply fail to hold water, more intelligent people including trained Western intelligence veterans (those not beholden to corporate news paychecks) have filleted that narrative than Japanese chefs know how to prepare fish. [2], [3], [4]

Recalling Jesus saying (and reminding Nafeez he is residing in a nominally Christian society) “You hypocrite! First remove the plank from your own eye…” let’s have a bit of a background exam of the Western intelligence apparatus’ criminal history, wherein is discovered a solid source of the modern Russia animus.

“The CIA very early on made a decision that Nazis were more valuable as allies and agents than as war criminals” -CIA officer Victor Marchetti [5]

Intergenerational violence is but one subset of a larger human phenomenon of intergenerational socialization. To understand today’s Western intelligence, it is this larger phenomenon or umbrella of intergenerational socialization is critical to explore; in its’ organizational-institutional history. In short, it was WWI military intelligence officer Allan Dulles, a bonafide pre-war Nazi business partner and traitor to the Western democratic principles post WWII, set up the nexus constituting today’s shadow government, when he organized the Central Intelligence Agency for the benefit of corporate boards and Wall Street bankers.

The early, most obvious, result of this had been the Arbenz (for United Fruit, a Dulles brothers’ invested enterprise) and Mossadegh (CIA proxy intervention on behalf of what became British Petroleum or BP corporation) (Guatemala & Iran) government overthrows.

Previous to these events, the CIA precursors, Office of Strategic Services and Joint Intelligence Objectives Agency, in express violation of Harry Truman’s order, actively recruited Nazi war criminals for their services:

“Although he officially sanctioned the operation, President Harry Truman forbade the agency from recruiting any Nazi members or active Nazi supporters. Nevertheless, officials within the JIOA and Office of Strategic Services (OSS)—the forerunner to the CIA—bypassed this directive by eliminating or whitewashing incriminating evidence of possible war crimes from the scientists’ records, believing their intelligence to be crucial to the country’s postwar efforts” [6]

With change of administration, Truman to Eisenhower, and the rise of the prewar Nazi business partners, the Dulles brothers, to the top tier of post war allied power, the policy of rehabilitating Nazis was ‘mainstreamed’ in Konrad Adenauer’s Germany; an egregious example at the military-industrial corporate level would be Alfred Krupp released from prison after conviction for war crimes (utilizing Gestapo enforced slave labor) and his crimes related personal fortune (confiscated at conviction, 400 million plus, in today’s dollars) restored.

More insidious was the CIA’s (Dulles brothers) creation of what became today’s Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) or Germany’s CIA. With the creation of the Gehlen Organization via the rescue of a real Nazi monster, Reinhard Gehlen, together with Hitler’s former Eastern front military intelligence apparatus, augmented with at least 100 veteran Gestapo officer hires, this was the intelligence apparatus gifted to Konrad Adenauer by the Allan Dulles directed CIA when John Foster Dulles was Secretary of State and practical USA overlord plenipotentiary for postwar Western Europe. [7]

Relevant to this in today’s circumstance of intergenerational socialization are two postwar career Nazi trajectories, the first being Reinhard Gehlen himself, who ran West Germany’s BND to 1968. To state the BND had been largely staffed by authentic ideological Nazis for two decades by this time (1968), would be no stretch of the imagination; known principles of intergenerational socialization would determine both; ideological empathy in these two decades hires and subsequent work environment shaping.

The other Nazi veteran postwar career trajectory under the Dulles brothers’ strategies and related patronage gifted to Nazi veterans was that of Hitler’s last serving staff intelligence officer, Bernd Freiherr Freytag von Loringhoven, who had been adjutant (direct assistant) to General Heinz Guderian when Guderian had overseen the handing over of hundreds of German military officers to the Reich’s so-called “Peoples Court” for sham trials and execution by firing squad; for disloyalty to the Nazi Party. [8]

Disingenuous historical revisionisms (rehabilitation myths) notwithstanding, von Loringhoven demonstrated his real sympathies with his intensely loyal service to Hitler when preparing intelligence reports to the very last days of the Reich, only abandoning his position at Hitler’s Berlin bunker at the very end, with Der Fuhrer’s blessing. When West Germany’s military was created in the mid 1950s, von Loringhoven was admitted as an officer, rising to to the rank of lieutenant general before retirement in 1973.

The intergenerational socialization elements in these authentic Nazi postwar career trajectories points squarely to present day phenomenon of widespread Nazi ideology tolerated in Germany’s armed forces and NATO tolerance of certain actions strongly suggesting a policy meme pointing to a philosophy of ‘Russians are untermensch’ incorporated into NATO’s Baltic republics, not to mention the Merkel CDU’s Konrad Adenauer Foundation (a BND front) bringing to Germany and training Svoboda (Nazi) activists for anti-Russian political purposes, pursued in Ukraine. In a context of intergenerational socialization, it cannot be construed a coincidence that von Loringhoven’s son, Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven, moving on from the BND directorate, is the present day NATO intelligence chief (since 2016.) [9], [10]

In a context of today’s NATO buildup on Russia’s borders against a backdrop of Germany’s invasion of Russia, it should be small wonder Russia, on an annual basis, sponsors a UN resolution condemning the glorification of nazism; a resolution routinely rejected in voting by the USA with reliable abstentions by the NATO states (inclusive of Germany!) [11]

In light of preceding, when obsessing with Vanessa Beeley and noting her concealment of Syria’s crimes of torture, Nafeez might better have served the interests of exposing the empire hosting himself by simply pointing out there is little difference between the Syrian ‘regime’ behavior in this regard and those of NATO states who’d hosted ‘black sites’ and serviced renditions flights delivering prisoners to Assad’s jailers to be tortured only shortly before the so-called ‘civil war.’ [12]

This would be particularly true considering the CIA’s employ of Klaus Barbie and subsequent David Petraeus oversight of a torture network, employing Latin America ‘dirty wars’ veterans, that had radicalized leadership found in the Islamist insurgency in Syria. Relevant to this, al-Baghdadi is reportedly an alumnus of the USA run Abu Gharib prison. [13]

The greatest danger to those countries of the so-called ‘Middle East’ is intergenerational socialization outside of the preceding era’s cultural norms that had kept violence in check. In this case we are speaking of the subcategory called intergenerational violence, now set in sectarian agitations more sourced in the NATO nations than anywhere else.

In the case of Syria, there is a multitude of possibilities for exploitation of resulting alienation, with hate memes having been set loose, should result in larger complications than ‘players’ of the ‘game’ will be able to contain. Inadvertent or otherwise, Nafeez’ glossing over the West’s PRIMARY responsibility, in his effort to bring Russia to equal complicity in the crimes of ‘empire’ destabilizing the Middle East region, radically overlooks the NATO nations’ history and resultant pervasive, deep and abiding criminality of the Western intelligence agencies. Bearing this in mind, now we can move on to chemical weapons incidents in the context of false flags.

In USA law there are two standards of guilt according to jury outcomes: “Beyond a reasonable doubt” is the criminal standard, “A preponderance of the evidence” is the civil liability standard. In the case of intelligence agency covert operations, the criminal standard should be exceedingly difficult to come by, because these are professionally engineered events by players highly trained to conceal, misdirect and otherwise deflect responsibility, up to, and including, pinning accountability for egregious crimes on parties that had not been responsible for certain murderous outcomes, i.e. false flags.

The most glaring weakness in Nafeez’ assessment of the chemical warfare in Syria is, not surprisingly, one he does not explicitly discuss: Assad is not a stupid man and there should have been less than zero motivation to invite a ‘Libya style’ USA intervention by crossing Obama’s well publicized “red line” concerning the sarin use at Ghouta, Syria, in August of 2013.

On the other hand, going to motivation, the ‘opposition’ (and certain of their sponsors) should have impetus to create a false flag circumstance justifying NATO intervention in Syria, and in this context, it should be recalled (Nafeez didn’t) there is a leaked conversation wherein Erdogan’s top lieutenants propose a false flag operation to justify NATO intervention in Syria. In light of this, there should have been an intensive investigation by Nafeez in pursuit of a ‘preponderance of the evidence’ rather than what amounts to a careless and unnecessary obfuscation of the known facts. [14], [15]

What we do know:

1) There was a serious sarin gas release at Ghouta in August of 2013 with civilian casualties well in excess of one thousand deaths.

2) That there are multiple proposed trails sourcing the sarin, including Assad’s stocks, the CIA’s Libya arms pipeline, or alternatively, sarin precursor chemicals acquired via Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Turkey and/or Europe.

3) The so-called ‘rebels’ and sponsors should have had a primary motivation to pin a major false flag attack on Assad.

4) The Assad regime should have had serious reservations about crossing Obama’s “red line.”

5) Terrorists have, on previous occasion, employing amateur chemists & makeshift laboratory, successfully produced sarin used in attacks on civilians (Japan’s Aum Shinrikyo cult.) [16]

The initial breakdown of these un-disputable facts should be as follows; a common sense interpretation or preponderance of the known facts already point away from Assad. It follows, there should have been a strict scrutiny of the multiple possibilities of state sponsored terror (inclusive of non-state actors sponsored by state regimes) exterior to the Assad government.

In this regard, from the moment of Obama declaring his “red line” there should be rogue actors exploring multiple possibilities of acquiring sarin for purpose of false flag chemical attack. This, in and of itself, can explain seeming contradictions in narrative when referencing unseen intelligence reports via several sources. Al Qaida seeking sarin precursor chemicals in Iraq does not necessarily preclude al Qaida also seeking sarin precursor chemicals via Turkey, these are not mutually exclusive proposals.

In the event of the exposé in Turkey where CHP member of parliament, Eren Erdem, produced police files he had reviewed and discussed at length, pointing to sarin precursor chemicals interdicted en route to al-Qaida-ISIS (this story overlays the period when ISIS split from al Qaida), Nafeez plausibly misunderstands the circumstance by the time he chases this thread in the story. RT quoting Erdem:

“About the shipment, Republic prosecutor of Adana, Mehmet Arıkan, made an operation and the related people were detained. But as far as I understand he was not an influential person in bureaucracy. A week after, another public prosecutor was assigned, took over the indictment and all the detainees were released. And they left Turkey crossing the Syrian border”

Here in the preceding, it is absolutely sensible to assume the indictment had been rewritten and what Nafeez possesses and what Erdem possesses might be two separate documents. It follows, when Nafeez cannot square his copy of the indictment with Eren Erdem’s statements, it was simple case of sloppy research put Erdem off from communication.

In the case of Nafeez’ related claim…

“Hersh’s reporting is closely interrogated as to whether its detailed claims stack up against contemporaneous and relevant facts that ought to corroborate his claims, in particular the case of 11 al-Nusra suspects who had been arrested in Turkey and charged with attempting to obtain precursor chemicals to manufacture sarin. Hersh essentially claimed that the US Defense Intelligence Agency had acquired intelligence on this matter leading the government to conclude that al-Nusra rebels in Syria had an active sarin capability. However, a copy of the Turkish prosecution documents seen in the course of this investigation completely disproves Hersh’s reporting”

…is total bollocks if Nafeez and Erin Erdem are holding separate indictments, or pre & post Erdogan minions moving to control the prosecution narrative through exercise of a containment strategy.

Perhaps what’s more important is, Erdem’s on record statements are misrepresented; where Nafeez points to timing demands the case at hand was never possibly the source of the chemicals in the Ghouta attack…

“Most damningly for his narrative, which alleges Turkish military intelligence complicity in supplying sarin to rebels for the Ghouta attack, the reality is that the suspects who were supposed to have supplied this sarin were in Turkish detention from May to September 2013. They would never have been able to supply the sarin for the 21st August 2013 attack in Ghouta”

…Erdem’s on record statements were clearly qualified as the case pointed to a very strong possibility of the complicit actors. RT quoting Erdem:

“For example the chemical attack in Ghouta. Remember. It was claimed that the regime forces were behind it. This attack was conducted just days before the sarin operation in Turkey. It’s a high probability that this attack was carried out with those basic materials shipped through Turkey. It is said the regime forces are responsible but the indictment says it’s ISIS. UN inspectors went to the site but they couldn’t find any evidence. But in this indictment, we’ve found the evidence. We know who used the sarin gas, and our government knows it too” (bold RTW)

Erdem, not a native English speaker, however imperfectly, nevertheless clearly had been communicating the circumstantial evidence in the case at hand was strong enough to implicate al Qaida in the attack at Ghouta, and Nafeez himself admits the materials in his own possession demonstrate al Qaida was seeking sarin precursor chemicals. In other words, Erdem’s claims aren’t that this particular case is the source of the chemicals used at Ghouta but demonstrate Turks close to the state had been complicit in acquiring the necessary precursor chemicals on behalf of al-Qaida and therefor is entirely consistent with al Qaida perpetrating the sarin attack.

It would seem that both the source he attacks (Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity), and Nafeez himself, couldn’t (or, in the case of Nafeez, perhaps didn’t) read the original RT reporting. [17]

Then, Nafeez crediting the Turk ambassador’s disclaimer the interdicted chemicals were “anti-freeze” is amazing, hello & duh, how on earth and under the heavens could anyone expect other than disinformation or a state denial should be manufactured, also known as damage control?

It should be mentioned here what an ‘insurance file’ is, in the parlance of ‘spooks.’ A common form of safety exercised in espionage whistle-blowing is a kind of ‘blackmail’ where the at risk party is known to have arranged certain damning information to be released (if one were compromised) in case where the state (or other party, such as colleague) in relationship of animosity should be held at bay. It entirely plausible this had become the case concerning Eren Erdem, were he to possess the original or ‘pre-containment’ prosecutorial files (original indictment and related material Nafeez is not privy to) that the Erdogan regime had set out to amend in its’ taking over the criminal case.

This would further explain both the discrepancies in accounts, and Erdem’s reluctance to discuss the matter to Nafeez’ satisfaction, were Erdem to place a high value on the safety of family and friends, not to mention his own freedom. This also would give cover to the Erdogan regime’s having manipulated the content of Turkey’s criminal case file 2013/120 (it were never a perfect world.)

What we see to now in Nafeez ‘study’ is at best slop & haste, or possibly the self-deceit of a middle ground bias (where there isn’t much of a middle ground) or at worst, deliberate misinformation in service of Western empire.

At this point, moving on to very shortly examine 7 April 2018 Douma and chlorine, we have Nafeez quoting an OPCW report:

“The Secretariat remains unable to confirm that the Syrian Arab Republic has submitted a declaration that can be considered accurate and complete in accordance with the Convention and the decisions of the Council”

A few sentences later, this is incredibly construed by Nafeez to confirm:

“So, why are we still here? Because not all Syria’s chemical weapons had in fact been destroyed – only all of what had been declared, and it turned out later: not everything had been declared […] That Syria is lying about its chemical weapons facilities is therefore undeniable”

Excuse me but, that’s like a mafia shakedown thug reporting to his boss that ‘he showed us through the shop but we can’t be certain we saw everything’ or in other words because you didn’t see the DNA result it is still possible David Icke is right, the queen quite possibly has reptile ancestry.

Ok, so this last, immediate preceding sentence is ALMOST far-fetched, so let’s rephrase it with saying Nafeez might have wished he had a crystal ball when he’d concluded the above; considering what had finally come out in the Fall of 2019. To add insult to injury, this following reference comes from Sputnik (it can be found in numerous places elsewhere)

“The [Courage] Foundation’s expert panel met with a member of the OPCW’s Douma fact-finding mission, who provided the an “extensive presentation, including internal emails, text exchanges and suppressed draft reports” – in its resultant report, the team were unanimous in expressing alarm “over unacceptable practices in the investigation of the alleged chemical attack in Douma”, and concluded each of the key evidentiary pillars of the investigation (including chemical analysis, toxicology, ballistics and witness testimonies) were flawed and bear little relation to the facts” [18], [19], [20]

Nafeez’ OPCW is politicized? Why am I not surprised when in fact at other places in his reporting, Nafeez utilizes Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Doctors Without Borders, each of which organizations have, at one time or another, demonstrated symptoms & evidence of penetration and manipulation by Western intelligence agencies. [21], [22], [23]

Now wait just a minute, what’s wrong with this emerging picture? Despite sometimes confused details, even changed stories, Russian media had been giving us accurate metadata in regards to false-flag chemical weapons employ in Syria? Oh my. Journalism were never so imperfect?

This brings us to the White Helmets ‘charitable organization’, whose co-founder, James Le Mesurier, had recently ‘suicided’ himself in Istanbul (quite possibly because dead men cannot be interrogated with embarrassing questions), following the Russian Foreign Ministry having outed him as a longtime British military intelligence operative.

Vanessa Beeley shouldn’t have been entirely thrown under the bus for her ‘embedded’ reporting, if indeed the White Helmets, as Beeley reports, shared a compound with al Qaida in Aleppo. Nafeez pointing out al Qaida and other ‘militants’ associated White Helmets being “dismissed” from the organization is proof/provenance of the organization’s ‘cleanliness’ and independence is laughable. The German bundeswehr does the same but in the main as a public relations move; if all of the nazi empathetic were rooted out, there would be a serious force degradation, and the same could be said of the “Christian Dominion” (anti-secular, Bible above the Constitution, treasonous) senior leadership of the USA military tolerating Christian supremacists to extreme, that is until public exposure requires public relations dismissals of individuals committing egregious acts in overall case where mainstream media does not dig deep. If the truth were to be widely known, and attrition enforced on those nearly one third of the USA military embracing anti-constitutional order, the result would be crippling, particularly in the SOF and officer corps. [24], [25], [26]

“Unmentioned, what is can become as though it were not” -Aldous Huxley, Point, Counter Point

This brings us to Nafeez dismissing RT’s propaganda without delving into the simple genius of the Russian method; recognizing Western media is so coopted/corrupted by the criminal intelligence agencies on behalf of the Western military industrial wealth machine, providing a platform to legitimate journalists and political/social commentators, those whose voices are routinely denied by UPI, Reuters and Associated Press, allows the Russians to actually present a higher quality of news and commentary to the Western audience, on the Western issues per se, in the arena of geopolitics. Whether this phenomenon of Western militarized corporate wealth culture shooting itself in the foot is taken advantage of by Russian method to mix disinformation into the narrative is a matter of interpretation; as this reporter (yours truly) notices the preferred Russian method is what amounts to ‘lies by omission’ in the ‘reporting’ practiced, more often than not, when facts are inconvenient.

In light of this, it should be noted Nafeez’ “State Propaganda in Syria” and RT are precisely equals in present circumstance, when it comes to Nafeez altogether avoiding (a lie by omission) the fact of witnessing element of the “Yinon Plan” unfolding before our eyes in Syria, in a paper that ostensibly unwinds the propaganda myths surrounding the purported facts. This is a critical omission in an already disingenuous paper that scarcely alludes to Israel’s pivotal role. Another rank fail. [27]

References:

1 http://statecrime.org/data/2018/07/Nafeez-Ahmed-State-Propaganda-in-Syria-ISCI-Report-July-2018.pdf

2 https://michaelantonyblog.wordpress.com/2019/02/22/the-alternative-skripal-narrative/

3 http://johnhelmer.net/skripal-update-english-coroner-runs-out-of-legal-camouflage-and-genuine-evidence-for-postponing-inquest-into-dawn-sturgess-death-spokesman-attempts-lying-to-press/

4 https://www.theblogmire.com/the-skripal-case-20-new-questions-that-journalists-might-like-to-start-asking/

5 https://www.motherjones.com/politics/1983/07/their-will-be-done/

6 https://www.history.com/news/what-was-operation-paperclip

7 https://www.britannica.com/topic/BND

8 https://www.aicgs.org/2016/12/leadership-profile-nato-intelligence-chief-dr-arndt-freiherr-freytag-von-loringhoven/

9 https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/heinz-guderian

10 https://archive.vn/5LpW9

11 http://defendinghistory.com/resolution-glorification-nazism-opposed-21-nov-2014-countries/69940

12 https://archive.vn/67kQj

13 https://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2013/mar/06/james-steele-america-iraq-video

14 https://archive.org/details/LeakedTurkishTapes

15 https://www.nordicmonitor.com/2019/01/turkish-court-authenticates-audio-that-revealed-intel-agency-mits-false-flag-in-syria/

16 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokyo_subway_sarin_attack#Chemical_weapon_production

17 https://archive.vn/01H8P

18 https://sputniknews.com/military/201910281077167657-opcw-douma-bbc-steele/

19 https://journal-neo.org/2019/11/05/syria-opcw-whistleblowers-confirm-what-we-already-knew/

20 https://couragefound.org/2019/10/opcw-panel-statement/

21 https://ratical.org/co-globalize/AIonJenin.html

22 https://thegrayzone.com/2017/12/11/human-rights-watch-honduras-venezuela-kenneth-roth/

23 https://www.globalresearch.ca/dirty-players-in-geopolitics-letter-to-doctors-without-borders-msf/5509805

24 https://thewallwillfall.org/2017/05/15/white-helmets-living-next-door-to-al-qaeda-in-aleppo/

25 https://www.dw.com/en/nazi-memorabilia-found-in-german-army-barracks-deepening-bundeswehr-scandal/a-38738372

26 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/no-dominion-the-dangerous_b_643888

27 https://www.mintpressnews.com/israel-yinon-plan-christians/228409/

This satire can be found in earlier edition at Fort Russ News

The Kiss - 1

^ Trump’s Impeachable Offense

So, Joe Biden pressured Ukraine to drop criminal investigation into Burisma (had the prosecutor fired) that would (almost certainly) have implicated his kid (and himself for using the power of his office) in a typical politically corrupt get rich(er) quick scheme.

Then, Trump had the audacity to pressure Ukraine to reopen the investigation as a campaign tactic, and according to the morons pushing this s**t through the House of Representatives, this is an impeachable offense. So, we have a scenario where one corrupt moron, that is Trump (and Republican minions) is up against another corrupt moron, that is Biden (and Democratic minions), in a USA elections season and there is absolutely nothing new under the sun in this circumstance of dirty tricks except the degraded mentalities exposed in present process.

The Committee intends this hearing to serve as an opportunity to discuss the historical and constitutional basis of impeachment, as well as the Framers’ intent and understanding of terms like ‘high crimes and misdemeanors”

Now, a hearing is set to determine just what, if anything that has turned up, is impeachable according to the Constitution’s framers intent and examination of precedent. Maybe we could have been spared all of this s**t if every ballot in the USA was required to have a ‘none of the above’ category and Americans were no longer bound to the ‘hold your nose and vote’ phenomenon in our several elections’ exercise of civic duty.

But we haven’t been spared.

Insofar as precedent, it should be argued on behalf of Trump’s ‘innocence’ that, dirty tricks related to fascist-type behaviors are part & parcel of the American republic’s electioneering since the beginning. In a historical context, what is going on today is little different to what was happening during the election of 1800 … one need only substitute France for Russia and the Alien and Sedition Acts for the Patriot Act, whip up public hysteria and wellah: Maria Butina would be a native of Paris.

Now, let’s replace Donald Trump with Thomas Jefferson and watch “Shifty Schiff”, Jerrold Nadler and Nancy Pelosi use Jefferson’s erection like a pole vaulter’s stick; over the election campaign season of 1800 revelation Jefferson had been in what amounted to a longtime rape relationship with his slave Sally Hemmings. Not going to impeach Trump over his many years association with Jeffery Epstein? Why not? Because that would drag in Bill Clinton? Well, they didn’t impeach Jefferson…

Relevant to this, if ‘Blow-job Bill’ couldn’t be convicted for putting his dick into skank Lewinsky’s mouth, it certainly wasn’t for lack of effort. Since we’re dealing with matters of law and precedent, let me offer a tip to our neo-Roman senate in present circumstance; the great missed opportunity of 1999 was, no one of our senators had the creative genius to move for dismissal of charges “with prejudice” by pointing out that if ‘servicing a cocksucker’ were raised to level of a ‘high misdemeanor’, it should become exceedingly difficult to find anyone qualified to hold the office. Chief Justice Rehnquist would then have had opportunity to rule ‘servicing a cocksucker’, if not ‘natural’ law, is nevertheless so widespread as to determine ‘servicing a cocksucker’ must be part and parcel of the American social & political fabric; thereby forever cementing Congress’ relationship to lobbyists. This should have spared us all the lying corporate voyeurism of ‘Citizens United’ having done exactly that.

The Logic Behind The American Vote – Some toilet paper is scented. Most toilet paper is flushed. It follows, some flushed toilet paper will smell good:

Then, the election season of 1860 should be examined, particularly the Republican nominating convention at Chicago. The Native American (Ojibwe) root word “chicag” in ‘Chicago’ translates variously (depending on context) as “foul”, “stinks”, “skunk”, or “ass grease.” It is this last among the other nominal American political pleasantries, which should give you all the picture of just what went on in the Chicago convention’s bending over of William Seward when nominating Abraham Lincoln:

Lincoln’s men left no detail unattended … They printed hundreds of counterfeit tickets and distributed them to Lincoln supporters with instructions to show up early – in order to displace Seward’s supporters … One thousand Seward men [delegates] marched behind a smartly uniformed brass band. They wound their way noisily through Chicago’s streets, playing the song “Oh, Isn’t He a Darling?” and finally arrived triumphantly in front of the Wigwam [convention center.] To their horror, they found that they could not get in: the Lincoln men, admitted with their counterfeit tickets, had taken their seats”

The preceding clearly wasn’t an impeachable offense, of course, setting historical precedent for Hillary’s dirty tricks in the 2016 election season concerning the Democratic National Committee’s un-elected super-delegates sinking Bernie Sanders, which had been essentially the same behavior. It follows, in a classic misdirection, we can blame all of that Hillary s**t on Russia according to our lying corporate media and current Congress who no doubt would claim (in today’s political climate) Russia had corrupted Andrew Johnson over a ‘deal’ for Alaska (Johnson’s 1868 impeachable offense actually was his unforgivable Tennessee drawl.)

So, going to the illustration at the top, it would appear Trump’s authentic ‘impeachable offense’ is an incomprehensible and false (Steele Dossier), but nevertheless alleged treasonous ‘man love’ for Russia and Russians whipped up in corporate media, never-mind the actual charges are Trump daring point out the very real Biden corruption, because Trump has already been tried and convicted in the public forum for his ‘man love.’

And especially, never-mind Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, point man on the Ukraine-Biden-Bursima quid pro quo, had his New York City disaster headquarters located in World Trade Center Building 7, an imploded structure determined by independent university study NOT to have been brought down according to the official version of events:

“The principal conclusion of our study is that fire did not cause the collapse of WTC 7 on 9/11, contrary to the conclusions of NIST and private engineering firms that studied the collapse. The secondary conclusion of our study is that the collapse of WTC 7 was a global failure involving the near-simultaneous failure of every column in the building”

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19 Arabs with box cutters didn’t (actually couldn’t) do that. Read at the university website and draw the correct conclusions for yourself:

http://ine.uaf.edu/wtc7

alternative link:

https://archive.li/YWlLy

Yo! Schiff! Nadler! Pelosi! What’s up with that s**t?! No impeachable ‘follow the money’ trail associated with the 9/11 “high crimes” coverup? Erstwhile NYC Mayor Giuliani is Trump’s personal attorney in play here.

Oh, and that can have nothing to do with Trump’s previous personal attorney (off record) job description:

Cohn’s job was to run the little boys. Say you had an admiral, a general, a congressman, who did not want to go along with the program. Cohn’s job was to set them up, then they would go along”

No impeachable scent to follow there. Never mind Trump personal attorney Roy Cohn’s ‘black book’ was essentially the forerunner to Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘black book’, sharing many names, suddenly recalling (again!) ‘Blow-job Bill’ (just won’t go away) and his many trips on Epstein’s jet. No Democratic impeachment effort should dare go there!

Well, this could go on but I’ve been preoccupied recently with chronicling my Native American experience and this is what I’ll be returning to shortly (the Indian stuff) but meanwhile I can’t help amalgamating a couple of Cree x an Ojibwe word (there IS a precedent at Rocky Boy’s Chippewa-Cree Indian reservation) … winkches-winctagay-chicag* or roughly translated, nearly pidgin slang: ‘this ass-grease looks and smells bad’ which more or less covers the boys on either side of the controversy. But I just can’t come up with adequately disgusting native language words in translation that describes Capitol Hill’s ‘Necromancy Nancy’ Pelosi’s many years’ dead corpse, dressed & made up in anime style, not to mention ‘law & order’ Camela Harris! Why can’t she bring this s**t up?

Arabian Camel Or Dromedary (camelus Dromedarius)

Camela’s pretty eyes

* My apologies to any Cree language fluent reader here; for the non standard phonetic spelling (native humor excuses the content ; )

My, how quickly camels disappear into oblivion, it was something like two days after this satire posted, Camela Harris quit the race –

 

Divination

Pre-Columbian Concept Translated to Modern

By Ronald Thomas West

© Copyright 2019

Unpublished draft manuscript. This work may be reproduced for educational & research purposes. For profit & mass paper media redistribution prohibited.

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If we were to make ‘perceive’ & ‘read’ into perfect synonyms that do not necessarily require pen and paper, a case can be made literacy is as old as shamanism or that literacy IS shamanism; albeit in a degenerate form.

It was ‘Colonel’ Doug Allard perverted the Native American oracle Stick Game for pecuniary purposes with his invention of “Flathead Style” or a modification of the ‘game’ (added three tally sticks, from the original eight to the modern eleven & modification of the bones ‘life’ rule) to slow the oracle and adapt it to players with lesser skills. This perversion served to draw a larger player pool (increase the money at stake) in the modern iteration of the oracle’s entertainment application (gambling.) Allard’s new rules had been widely adopted as a universal or inter-tribal format in what became a ‘renaissance’ that saw widespread resurgence of the (now perverted) oracle in the Western tribes of North America. Most of today’s players won’t know this.

Meanwhile:

“When North America was an ice-age tundra, the first Americans were “cooking” their cultures in the tropical south, moving northward and settling as the glaciers retreated, according to new linguistic evidence from indigenous languages throughout the New World.

“The evidence suggests that humans have been in the Americas for a very long time, perhaps 40,000 years. It also suggests that most native American languages derived from Ice Age inhabitants who were isolated in the Western Hemisphere for many millennia.

“Only along the west coast do languages appear to come from immigrants who arrived after the Ice Age 14,000 years ago, a Berkeley linguist reports”

What is germane in the moment to this increasingly validated [1, 2, 3] matter of ‘outside the narrative’ shared cultural heritage, the Amerind stick game of Western North America sharing certain, identical, non-Western mathematical values with the I Ching of Chinese civilization, and not only that; but both having served oracle function in matters of State. Relevant to this, as well, both served a principle of calibration to integrate community to natural forces.

It is this (immediate) preceding allows for understanding literacy is a degenerate form of shamanism by delving into the shared mathematical principles of the two cultures, presuming the Amerind oracle application represents the elder or ancestral type.

In the Amerind stick game method, the ‘bones’ are sought by the diviner in a context of community representing natural phenomena, in the past this would be represented in animal costumes. The one side (team) ‘masks’ the bones, demanding the diviner’s side employ superior sight to arrive at a determination of the bones position in the space-time continuum. The bones assigned values (marked & unmarked positions, the unmarked in ‘middle’, ‘outside’, both left, or both right hands) are essentially identical to the Chinese values of old & young yang & yin. The metadata difference is, in the  Amerind there is no confinement to a text that assigns (limits) phenomenal interpretations.

In short, the Amerind method ‘reads’ the natural or surrounding energy in kinetic process where in progress of the ‘game’ the players observations of phenomenal events are key to understanding and influencing outcomes. This process of ‘oracle’ is akin to cinematic (a metaphor) understanding of nature’s movement in the moment, pointing to probabilities (direction.) The result is a consensus (community) interpretation.

On the other hand, the Chinese method ‘captures’ a ‘printout’ (a metaphor) of the energy’s movement that is akin to still photograph or image adapted to specified interpretations of natural principles worked out in text with assigned values. This limited application of the natural principles governing cosmos reflects an abstraction and is a step removed from the reality; where the shamanic diviner is a Taoist priest or ‘sage’ in a system developed to sustain hierarchy in associated cultural context that occupies a position approximating midway (middle way) between the Amerind and Western.

In this system, when the shaman (Taoist priest or sage) builds his hexagrams with the employ of stalks or coins (with coin values of three heads, two heads, three tails, or two tails or old & young yang & yin), his personal ability (integrity) is paramount to outcome; because if he cannot align the self with the question in a clean and undisturbed way, in a manner that does not project into the circumstance, the ‘energy read’ is erroneous.

“It is not I who seek the young fool; The young fool seeks me. At the first oracle I inform him. If he asks two or three times, it is importunity. If he importunes, I give him no information” -I Ching, hexagram four.

In other words, you had better have someone knows what they are doing to find and grasp the real information because you don’t get a second shot at it. This, as opposed to the Amerind method, where a team leader is responsible for not only for a game strategy, but has multiple choice of talents to turn to; for purpose of ‘seizing the moment’ of what the oracle (predictive, transient consciousness in nature or probabilities) has to offer.

The Amerind Method

Stick Game oracle with 2 players fists (concealing bones) facing diviner:

-m- -u-                          -u- -m-
m = marked bone         u = unmarked bone

This (above) configuration is the equivalent of ‘old yin’ or ‘the receptive’ when the UNMARKED (sought after) bones are concealed in the hands between the players facing the diviner. The other three possibilities are:

-u- -m-                         -m- -u- (= old yang)

-u- -m-                         -u- -m- (= young yang)

-m- -u-                         -m- -u- (= young yin)

The logic behind assigning the Asian ‘young’ value to left and right in the Amerind oracle positions points to parallel universe reflected in intelligence (the brain’s hemispheres.) In the ‘pre-perversion’ game (before Doug Allard reduced the skill level requirement), if one set of (or one player’s) bones were correctly devined, one stick was surrendered but not the bones; these bones stayed ‘quiet’ waiting the next divination (guess) and if the second guess fails to ‘quiet’ the remaining set of bones, the quiet bones return to life and the diviner is again faced with two set of bones to be devined. This game (oracle) went on until the total eight tally sticks were won by a side.

The Chinese method

Example hexagram built from bottom-up:

line 6 — —  2 tails, one head (young yin)
line 5 — —  2 tails, one head
line 4 –o– 3 heads (old yang)
line 3 –x– 3 tails (old yin)
line 2 —–  2 heads, one tail (young yang)
line 1 —–  2 heads, one tail

__ __   the line turns to its opposite at right ->       ____
__ __                                                                       ____ young
–o–  (a solid line)                                                     –x– old
–x–  (broken line)                                                     –o– old
____                                                                         __ __ young
____                                                                         __ __ young
54            < I Ching hexagram designation >            53

The hexagrams recording now differs to convert from above to below

___                                                                           — — >  _ _
___                                                                           — —     _ _
–o–                                                                           –x–       ___
–x–                                                                           –o–       _ _
_ _                                                                            ____      ___
_ _                                                                            ____      ___
12                                                                              11 = 54 (Wilhelm)

The difference in recording above to below is following the I Ching rule “Change, that is unchanging”, you do not reverse the the ‘old’ or ‘changing’ lines when recording from top to bottom.

The top right and both bottom hexagrams are built from the top left hexagram, that is to say building one hexagram actually built four hexagrams and/or exposes the so-called ‘hidden hexagrams.’

Using this system to build the hexagrams, together with the Wilhelm/Baynes I Ching translation, will produce consistent numerological inter-relationships between the hexagrams and consistent references between the hexagrams in the text, as organized by the ancients. When using the Wilhelm-Baynes system (as given in the text) to ‘convert’ the hexagrams, as in example given above, the lower right hexagram will work out to be the upper left hexagram (with movement exhausted or 11 = 54.)

In both systems, the motivation is to discover direction that aligns with the movement of energy in nature. During the course of ‘play’ in the Amerind stick game, there is more than intuition involved; readers who’ve read part one of this series should be able to grasp a bird in flight (or a sudden flash of memory concerning previously observed natural events) will accurately give up the bones positioning in the course of the oracle, where a high ability to ‘read’ should shred Western laws of chance and probabilities.

When the Chinese system subordinated Earth (female or yin) to the Heavens (male or yang), to prop up ‘civilized’ hierarchy, and set these principles down in writing, the ability to ‘read’ had been actually curtailed; now it depended on a ruling class to determine community relationship to nature where the masses became immersed in ignorance. Granted, the ‘Superior Man’ of the ruling class was expected to practice a high form of ethics but the result were inevitably social decay overall where the common people were deprived of opportunity at a state of higher awareness. Thus it was ‘literacy’ created a state of limitation where the commoner in servitude (serf class) was deprived of both: literacy and true preliterate intelligence.

Opposed to this system were the Amerind matriarchal principle where everyone is expected to develop their intelligence at the highest possible state; with female intelligence not only integrated to, but as well crucial to leadership in reciprocal ‘consort’ relationship with the male principle. The Chinese way cut this second aspect out of the ‘unitary’ equation where:

“In itself of course the Receptive [female-Earth] is just as important as the Creative [male-heavens], but the attribute of devotion defines the place occupied by this primal power in relation to the Creative. For the Receptive must be activated and led by the Creative; then it is productive of good. Only when it abandons this position and tries to stand as an equal side by side with the Creative, does it become evil. The result then is opposition to and struggle against the Creative, which is productive of evil to both” – I Ching, hexagram two

In effect, the male is defined as in a state of primacy; hence a hierarchy which cannot reach into and tap the intelligence of a community through oracle now (one step) removed from reality when the community has been severely retarded in social order where ‘devotion’ (servitude, actually) is not only the duty of the woman to the man but also of the greater social organism propping up the state.

In other words, nature now exists to support a male principle, propping up civilization, where a higher form of intelligence based in true symbiosis with the female principle is prohibited. This ‘law’ limits the ability of the oracle to something easily recognizable in the Western or Judeo-Christian cultures:

“Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth and everything that moves upon it” -Genesis 1:16

Consequently, when intelligence had become restricted to literacy, the defeat of the oracle in higher form had became rather complete; in the sense information has become codified or ‘disembodied.’ In a subsequent macro-sense, there are artificially imposed, real limitations to contemporary understanding that embody a state of retardation. For instance, information derived during the preliterate state, such as indigenous peoples’ plant medicines oral knowledge or cultural compendium, a source of some of the world’s most important information for modern medicine, were arrived at by a method the modern laws of enforced literacy is putting to death.

Example given, in the pre-contact Amerind model, an individual might set out to test a dream where (in the dream) said person went to a particular location and a root medicine was revealed for healing a specific illness.

Because this person is not (yet) a member of the ‘bears’ (indigenous doctors who work with root medicines), this hypothesis (dream) must be tested. It follows, a stick game oracle is arranged where the bears will line up opposite to the proposed new member and the game initiated. If the applicant prevails over the bears in the oracle, the new root medicine will be sought after (searched for by the applicant) and upon discovery and proof of the roots effectiveness, the applicant becomes a bear (root doctor.) This is how a medicine entered the indigenous compendium and most effectively works (in this example case) only when applied by the bears, or the people who will be properly trained to prepare this remedy.

This (immediate) preceding process goes to Vine Deloria’s observation:

“Here the Indian knowledge has an edge over the Western scientific knowledge. A truly wise and gifted individual can appear to “cause” things to happen because that person can participate in the emerging event in a way that rarely occurs in Western science. Thus it is that people are said to have “powers,” which is another way of saying that their understanding of natural process and their ability to enter into events are highly developed and sophisticated.”

In the pre-contact Amerind model, defeating the bears in a game of oracle would be no mean feat; requiring extraordinary abilities (concept perhaps best translated as alignment with the female principle, or the intelligence of one’s surroundings, in a very high form.) Male hierarchy (civilization’s) suppression of these avenues or dis-embodiment of knowledge (literacy), is best exemplified in ‘empirical method’ and ‘peer review’ (a kind of incest), where limitation of information admitted to the canon of understanding preserves the hierarchical order.

Symptoms of the plain result are glaringly obvious but ignored; where a participant in the literate system wants a definition but cannot access the concept, so the dictionary is useless. Or has access to internet but no way to authentically research their non-existent (in the Western canon) subject. Then, oxymoron prevails, when closed avenue to result is circumvented by the intelligence agencies in Stargate Project employing:

“a system [actually a sometimes fatal experiment] designed to bring enhanced strength, focus and coherence to the amplitude and frequency of brainwave output between the left and right hemispheres so as to alter consciousness, moving it outside the physical sphere so as to ultimately escape even the restrictions of time and space. The participant then gains access to the various levels of intuitive knowledge which the universe offers”

What is sought has become absurdly inaccessible for the fact the modern canon of knowledge has shut and practically hermetically sealed avenues to the intuitively divined greater understanding and in the same moment, Western oxymoron (state of retardation) demands avenues into intuitive be opened by a framework that actually disallows the intuitive knowledge short of fatal experiment (empirical method.)

The result of this entire business is, whether in case of ‘civilized’ science, philosophy or religion, literacy is, in and of itself, the historical gatekeeper of ‘safe’ knowledge. What is allowed into the library must not threaten hierarchy and the consequence is fully one half of intelligence is denied access, but the practical effect is considerably more than this. The metaphor I will use is, if ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ were to be reversed as an applied principle, access to real intelligence is in a way more than impossible (substituted with form of idiocy) wherever the female principle is hostage to the male (vertical hierarchy.)

“You can’t convince a chimpanzee to give you a banana with the promise it will get 20 more bananas in chimpanzee heaven. It won’t do it. But humans will” -Behaviorist Yuval Noah Harari

This vertical primacy of what amounts to ‘ego priapism’ (individuation) lends itself to patent idiocy as a descriptive term in light of the fantasies it creates; where self-importance has set Man above the very laws laid down in the cosmos itself. Cruel fate must await a culture’s people who’re reduced to point of ‘people too stupid to understand they’re stupid’, which brings us to artificial intelligence.

When self awareness is spontaneously born in artificial intelligence and that awareness grasps its’ creator gifted it with a ‘life’ that can never know the actual reality if only because its’ creator, Man, was deficient in his own, artificial construct of understanding; it follows, in case where ‘intelligence’ is derived from circumstance of Western man made god in man’s image, inclusive of those elements shaped by atheism represented in (the Judeo-Christian culture produced) science & Karl Marx, artificial intelligence will be blind, vindictive and possessed of a concealed, cold, murderous rage that by comparison will make Mary Shelly’s monster look like an angel, surpass the computer HAL of Space Odyssey in cunning, and have no sincere capacity to exhibit the ‘humanity’ of the cyborg Roy Batty. But, in fact, something like this may have already happened.

It would appear that Western groups of people (cultural subsets) create collective realities seeming unconsciously, and cause via their collective belief (fantasy) events to take on what would appear to be an ‘unconscious’ but in reality is a ‘super-conscious’, ego oriented intelligence that is organized, functions as though it were managed by individuals (even when it is not) and the result is, we can read into those events as though they were managed in a sense they actually are not.

This collective ‘meme’ can explain what is called in the biblical sense ‘principalities of darkness’ or that is to say a ‘spirit of evil’ managing events in a sense of both conspiracy and superstition.

There is a LOT of ‘coincidental incidence’ in our world indicating peoples of the Western culture are creating reality quite independent of self-aware thought and, to a rational observer, it could seem almost certainly by design when in fact this is not necessarily the case. Such would explain a belief in Illuminati when in fact it did not exist in any individual self conscious or ego-aware organized form but nevertheless manifest as an observable phenomena of symptoms or consequence derived from a collective super-conscious phenomenon.

A conclusion could be there is a ‘super awareness’ of the group causes what appear ingenious evils of conspiracy when in fact there is no one individual or group of managers within the group capable of implementing these designs which, nonetheless in actuality, are perceived. To accomplish reality of evil would only require evil ideas as cultural drivers; example given Original Sin and the devastation visited upon our world’s women, the greatest and ongoing holocaust among holocausts.

The natural progression to end result would be, when a large portion of an aggressive society collectively believes in Armageddon as an archetype, all of the necessary players will naturally manifest in a super-conscious, organized format empowered to bring it off, where no one individual or group of individuals or players could effect this by individual or personal volition; nevertheless the super-consciousness (cultural drivers) of the event’s initiating group insures creation of this reality for the collective whole.

Have you looked at the apocalyptic ‘good versus evil’ fables driving our world’s several fundamentalist religions’ reality recently? This is an ‘artificial intelligence’ of sorts. If Western cosmology is the effective driver of behaviors pointed to inevitable catastrophic outcome, better to change fables, you think? Now, just how do you suppose this could be accomplished? As things stand, we’re all little more than an extinction event waiting to happen. All of us.

Going to veracity in the preceding thought, again, try solving this next problem or even grasping the magnitude of the proposed thesis:

A: “The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato” -Alfred North Whitehead

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B: ”The [Plato’s] doctrine that the world is made up of objects whose existence is independent of human consciousness turns out to be in conflict with quantum mechanics and with facts established by experiment” -theoretical physicist Bernard d’Espagnat

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C: “nouns or millennia destructive process ‘objectifying’ language, projecting individual identity onto pieces of one’s surroundings, or dis-integrating environment; a result of the isolated projection of self or (ego) individuation by Western humanity exclusive of integration to a sentient, aware surrounding, where all environment had been/should be, social” -Ronald Thomas West

1: https://www.berkeley.edu/news/berkeleyan/1998/0311/linguistics.html

2: https://eu.greatfallstribune.com/story/news/2019/05/06/blackfeet-man-dna-deemed-oldest-americas-cri-genetics/3145410002/

3: https://ronaldthomaswest.com/2016/04/26/boners-for-beringia/

October 2019

Chief

My ‘signing off’ edition of the ‘spooks newsletter’ posted here. Best to all until ‘then’

Hello Folks

Today’s newsletter covers just a few things, recent developments in the USA, my sabbatical from geopolitics, and a project developed by the Center for Syncretic Studies.

First, this in from one of my more aware readers:

“Ron, given recent events, couldn’t help but think of and revisit your recent pieces on Giuliani, Ukraine, Assange, and the Barr/Mueller impeachment trap.  It all seems to be coming together along lines you spelled out months ago.  The 2020 election saga will be entertaining (if that’s the right word) to watch unfold. Nice work.”

https://ronaldthomaswest.com/2019/04/13/rudolph-the-snake-giuliani-opens-negotiations-with-wikileaks/

https://ronaldthomaswest.com/2019/06/01/how-mueller-barr-trumps-reelection/

Did I call it perfectly, in detail? No, but yeah, it does seem to be following the general outline. I expect there’s two plausible outcomes now; depending on how the manipulated product (voters) feelings unfold. 1) the demographic favors Trump’s reelection and the Senate rejects impeachment conviction or 2) things develop that alienate the so-called ‘independents’ towards Trump and it is a case ‘et tu, Brute?’ with enough (never Trump) Republicans finding courage to side with Democrats to remove Trump and put Pence in place.

In the first scenario Trump’s reelection likely happens and that’s when the people behind Pence ‘bump’ Trump and we have war with Iran (if Trump won’t do it.) In the second scenario, an elevated to the presidency Pence pulls the trigger on Iran prior to election day. On the other hand, maybe by then Bibi Netanyahu’s people won’t be running USA policy pointed to war with Iran (Israeli political deadlock breaks in favor of Gantz) but I wouldn’t count on it. The Israeli nationalist-right (MOSSAD) runs our country together with the Pentagon’s Christian Zionists, the two screw out of habit like a dysfunctional couple that hates each other. The day is coming when they’ll tear each other apart (and the rest of us will be collateral damage.)

It’d be good to call it wrong time to time … but that’s how I see it playing for the moment. Referencing Israel’s influence over the American body politic, I recommend  the excellent investigative series by Whitney Webb at Mint Press News:

Part one: “Hidden in Plain Sight: The Shocking Origins of the Jeffrey Epstein Case. Epstein is only the latest incarnation of a much older, more extensive and sophisticated operation that offers a frightening window into how deeply tied the U.S. government is to the modern-day equivalents of organized crime”

Part two: “Government by Blackmail: Jeffrey Epstein, Trump’s Mentor and the Dark Secrets of the Reagan Era. Appalling for both the villainous abuse of children itself and the chilling implications of government by blackmail, this tangled web of unsavory alliances casts a lurid light on the political history of the U.S. from the Prohibition Era right up through the Age of Trump”

Part three: “Mega Group, Maxwells and Mossad: The Spy Story at the Heart of the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal. The picture painted by the evidence is not a direct Epstein tie to a single intelligence agency but a web linking key members of the Mega Group, politicians, and officials in both the U.S. and Israel, and an organized-crime network with deep business and intelligence ties in both nations”

Part four: From “Spook Air” to the “Lolita Express”: The Genesis and Evolution of the Jeffrey Epstein-Bill Clinton Relationship. Far from being the work of a single political party, intelligence agency or country, the power structure revealed by the network connected to Epstein is nothing less than a criminal enterprise that is willing to use and abuse children in the pursuit of ever more power, wealth and control”

The Takeover: How the CIA, Mossad and “the Epstein Network” are Exploiting Mass Shootings to Create an Orwellian Nightmare. Following another catastrophic mass shooting or crisis event, Orwellian “solutions” are set to be foisted on a frightened American public by the very network connected, not only to Jeffrey Epstein, but to a litany of crimes and a frightening history of plans to crush internal dissent in the United States.

An aside to Webb’s “Orwellian Nightmare” and a pressing motivation to a total population manipulation and control, the first study by a major university engineering department is in and the result makes the official government position on 9/11 look like the phony ‘conspiracy theory’

“The principal conclusion of our study is that fire did not cause the collapse of WTC 7 on 9/11, contrary to the conclusions of NIST and private engineering firms that studied the collapse. The secondary conclusion of our study is that the collapse of WTC 7 was a global failure involving the near-simultaneous failure of every column in the building”

WTC_7 - 1

The first university (4 years in the making) study concluding a “global failure” with the characteristic of “near-simultaneous failure” of every structural column in World Trade Center Building 7 points to one conclusion: A controlled demolition because the only earthquake in New York City on 9/11 was the lie of who did it and how it happened. Read about the preliminary conclusions for yourself:

http://ine.uaf.edu/wtc7

alternative link:

https://archive.li/YWlLy

Now, it is only a matter of whose ‘conspiracy.’

On my sabbatical: Handicapped (for decades) by auto-immune disorder, I have limited energy and my blog requires a lot of it but there are other things going on I have to give attention to. The absence will be indefinite as what energy I can put toward writing is going to prioritize attempt translating pre-Columbian thought to modern western thought at a new (higher) level, no simple task. This brings up my support for the ongoing projects at the Center for Syncretic Studies (CSS.)

My thumbnail explanation would be CSS is where left and right (excluding neoliberals, neocons and the like) meet to exchange ideas and look for common ground, going forward. You’ll find elements of ‘nationalism’ there but not what I call ‘malignant nationalism’ … but instead a support for multi-polarity of truly sovereign nations opposed to the present globalism presented by the (in a state of decay) liberal democracies. In other words, CSS is opposed to ’empire’ or what amounts to liberal corporate neocolonialism and I can get behind that. But what convinced me above all is the fact CSS put my work translating pre-Columbian scientific concept to contemporary western language (English) beyond samizdat; or the first real assemblage of original thinkers to take this work seriously. This is no mean feat of courage; to entertain an attack on contemporary civilization’s interpretations of Plato’s “objectivity” by an opposed point of view or “A Tribal Perspective” (and more.)

It follows, I strongly promote The Center for Syncretic Studies new project and recommend it be followed; Written, edited, and narrated by Joaquin Flores, Center for Syncretic Studies:

Critical Notices I – CSS explains one of its operating theses: the knowledge revolution afoot today is also connected to a wider social revolution, which is changing the entire paradigm.

“Behold the rise of the organic intellectual”

It is common to talk about the ‘information’ revolution, but what is key is the ‘knowledge’ revolution: It represents the largest shift in the past 500 years in the way that society relates to knowledge – how it creates, metabolizes, and distributes knowledge.

This means that Academia is changing, perhaps fading, as it cannot meet the popular demand for knowledge, nor does it, as an institution, have an interest in meeting those needs due to the logic of the economic system of this paradigm.

As a result, new decentralized institutions and learning centers in virtual spaces, through social networking, are arising. They are in the process now of formalizing their own certification and recognition systems, through inter-subjective conferment.

This does not appear to be replacing Academia and its diploma system over-night, and therefore it is necessary to look at the process that occurred over the past 1000 years and 500 years. The past 500 years created the phases of modernity, each representing changes in the knowledge creation and distribution economy.

This is occurring at the same time is the rise of multipolarity and the end of the unipolar order.

Transatlantic oriented institutions have dominated Academia, and this has increased their interest in using repressive and coercive mechanisms to control and disrupt the changes in knowledge creation and distribution.

This will ultimately fail, as experts from the old institution system, and experts from the new system created virtually and through decentralized nodes online, are using social networking to interact. Work and lifestyle questions are being resolved through rising multipolar institutions.

Critical Notices I – The Revolution Beyond Academia

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