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RT exposes the hypocrisy of U.S. intervention in Ukraine and elsewhere: Ukraine 'revolution' followed leaked CIA regime change manual to the letter


America's crusade for total world domination
Happy Xmas Ukraine! Openly pro-Nazi rioters ripping up paving stones for weapons and driving bulldozers at people get sweets from America's Asst. Secretary of State, the surprisingly long list of countries where the US attempts regime change under cover of 'human rights'; and George Clooney becomes the Pentagon's sexy new weapon.

Seek truth from facts with Humanitarian Imperialism author Jean Bricmont, UN Human Rights Rapporteur Richard Falk, political analyst Richard Becker, Asia Times' Pepe Escobar, On Immoral Interventionism author Gilad Atzmon, and 'worth 500,000 dead kids' Madeleine Albright.


Transcript below:
Gold Seal

RT's response to the U.S. corporate media: 'About Abby Martin, Liz Wahl and media wars'

Today RT America anchor Liz Wahl resigned on air, claiming she disagrees with the channel's editorial stance. And here's what I have to say about it.

These days it takes a lot of courage to work for RT. Never before have I seen RT and its journalists bullied like this. See for yourselves what they did to poor Abby. First, she openly voiced disagreement with Russia's stance on air - and was virtually made an American hero. But then Abby reminded everyone how much she disagrees with America's stance as well, adding she takes pride in working at RT, where she is free to express her views. Less than an hour passed before Abby had her name dragged through something I have difficulty finding a decent name for this late at night. The US mainstream media even went as far as claiming we had orchestrated the whole thing as a publicity move. They labeled Abby a conspiracy theorist, bringing to light her past as an activist. In less than 24 hours, they first sang her praises and then excoriated her. All of this in front of her colleagues, including Liz Wahl. How do you think they felt watching that?

Yesterday I spent quite some time explaining to a New York Times correspondent why I consider Russia's position to be right. I'm Russian. I support my country and I will fight for the truth for as long as it takes. Neither Abby, nor Liz, nor many other employees are Russian nationals, but foreign. And now their country is likening my country to Nazi Germany. For many years they have worked for RT in good faith, proving every day that a voice that stands out from the mainstream media can be beautiful and strong, attract an audience that grows daily. These are the people who were the first to tell their country about the Occupy movement, who were detained at protest rallies, handcuffed for hours and then tried in court for doing their job. These are the people who were outraged by US hypocrisy in Syria, Libya - you can finish the list yourself - and reminded the world who used chemical weapons most often, even resorting to nuclear bombs. These are the people who did things the Western mainstream media would have never done. But those were peaceful times. And now we've got a genuine war going on - no, thank God, it's not in Crimea. It's a media war. Every single day, every single hour the guys who work for us are told, "You are liars, you are no journalists, you are the Kremlin propaganda mouthpiece, you've sold yourselves to the Russians, it's time you quit your job, and everybody is laughing at you, so change your mind before it's too late."

Comment: The vehemence RT staff are confronted with daily from their Western counterparts is something SOTT.net has been up against daily in the alt.media community, particularly since we began researching and writing about the psychopathic nature of the dominant forces in this world. RT's stance is as admirable as it is unusual: a 'mainstream' media outlet that reports the news in an effort to inform people rather than confuse them. We put 'mainstream' in quotation marks because while it has the clout to compete with the dominant media, for a large organization its ethos is rather exceptional, especially amidst the pathos of just about all the rest of 'modern civilization'. It has not yet succumbed to ponerization*, as Al Jazeera did in a CIA coup of sorts sometime in 2010, though as we've seen, individual members capitulate under the pressure. It is unsurprising that they should be two of its US members based in Washington, DC, surely one of the most psychopathic enclaves on the planet.

Kudos, RT.
* 'Ponerization', a description of the process from Political Ponerology

The first step in the ponerization of a group often appears as a moral distortion of the group's original ideology. The existence of simplistic concepts (e.g., whether moral or legal) blocks any ability for critical thought in relation to the existence of psychopaths or their possible influence on the initial warping of the group's ideology. Such doctrinaire concepts are prevalent in the neoconservative ideology. For example, "You're either with us or against us (in the War on Terror)" and the completely arbitrary use of the labels "terrorist," "terrorist sympathizer", and "suspected terrorist."

In the case of the RT journalists, both of whom appealed to moral reasons for their actions, one appealed to the simplistic, doctrinaire, jingoistic assertion that she was "a proud American", while the other used what's called a 'paramoralism', in which she placed Russia's justified defense of ordinary people from psychopathic invasion in economically and culturally connected Ukraine on a par with America's unjustified invasions for personal gain in numerous unconnected countries, and under false pretexts, in the process selecting and substituting readily available data that exposes each behaviour to be fundamentally different, not identical.

Just as it is normal in the life of any human to experience a decline in psychological or physiological resistance (thus leading to moral failings or bacteriological infection), groups experience such crises. The pressure leading to such crises may be caused by the influence of other groups, a heightened hysterical condition, or a general spiritual crisis in the environment.

The resulting weakness in proper reasoning and critical thinking skills leaves an opening for the activity of psychopaths and characteropaths. Their influence then results in a further decline in moral and intellectual functioning. The absurdity of such a dynamic can be seen in the fact that Richard Cheney, an obvious psychopath, was allowed to hold the position of vice-president. Even when he shoots a hunting partner in the face, the media and public will studiously rationalize his coarse and psychopathic behavior.

When such individuals are treated as normal, more perceptive individuals will leave the group. When the group has become sufficiently pathological, members will either perceive its new direction in moral terms (e.g., "We must kill them all on the principle of justice and democracy"), or as a form of psychological terror. As more healthy people leave the group, taking on more counter-revolutionary positions, individuals with psychological anomalies join, removing their masks of sanity ever more often. Without adequate knowledge, normal individuals who have been ejected from such a group will suffer immensely, cut off from their original ideological reason for joining. Infected with unhealthy emotions and pathological material, they can assume positions opposite to those which they formerly followed.

New members are psychologically screened. No one with too much independence or psychological normality is allowed in the group. (Such screening should have taken place to root out psychological deviants in the first place.) Detractors are treated with paramoral condemnation. In short, the patients have overtaken the asylum.


Stormtrooper

BREAKING! Kiev snipers hired by new coalition, not Yanukovych - Estonian FM to EU chief Ashton

Sniper
© RIA

The snipers who shot at protesters and police in Kiev were allegedly hired by Maidan leaders, according to a leaked phone conversation between the EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and Estonian foreign affairs minister, which has emerged online.

"There is now stronger and stronger understanding that behind the snipers, it was not Yanukovych, but it was somebody from the new coalition," Paet said during the conversation.

"I think we do want to investigate. I mean, I didn't pick that up, that's interesting. Gosh," Ashton answered.

TV

A true statesman: Vladimir Putin press conference, March 4, 2014 - video and transcript

The President of Russia met with media representatives to answer a number of their questions, in particular with regard to the situation in Ukraine.

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© Associated Press/Russian Television via APTN
In this frame grab provided by the Russian Television via the APTN, President Vladimir Putin, during a live feed, answers journalists' questions on the current situation around Ukraine at the Novo-Ogaryovo presidential residence outside Moscow, on Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Comment: Well said, Mr Putin!

And lo and behold! the U.S. media immediately jumped into perception-management propaganda, before any thinking person has a chance to hear the Russian president's rational talk and see for themselves the difference in the quality of his words and the truth of what is happening in Ukraine.

Adam Taylor of the Washington Post called Putin's interview "a strange, rambling press conference"; the New York Times countered his rational speech with the paramoralistic spinning of truth by various U.S. government salaried persons. Think Progress named him "the world's most powerful troll" even.

This ridiculous, sophomoric way in which the Western powers try to throw mud at Putin and assassinate his character, only shows how much they fear him! Because his presentation of the facts reveals them for the psychopathic murdering liars that they are.

Attention

Billionaire eBay founder Pierre Omidyar funding 'independent media' critical of U.S. government AND co-funding 'Ukrainian revolution' with U.S. government


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Just hours after last weekend's ouster of Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, one of Pierre Omidyar's newest hires at national security blog "The Intercept," was already digging for the truth.

Marcy Wheeler, who is the new site's "senior policy analyst," speculated that the Ukraine revolution was likely a "coup" engineered by "deep" forces on behalf of "Pax Americana":
"There's quite a bit of evidence of coup-ness. Q is how many levels deep interference from both sides is."
These are serious claims. So serious that I decided to investigate them. And what I found was shocking.

Wheeler is partly correct. Pando has confirmed that the American government - in the form of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) - played a major role in funding opposition groups prior to the revolution. Moreover, a large percentage of the rest of the funding to those same groups came from a US billionaire who has previously worked closely with US government agencies to further his own business interests. This was by no means a US-backed "coup," but clear evidence shows that US investment was a force multiplier for many of the groups involved in overthrowing Yanukovych.
Pirates

Staggering new depths of hypocrisy: Kerry tells Russia 'You don't invade a country on completely phony pretexts'

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The US Secretary of State spoke today of the unacceptability of invading a sovereign country on phony pretexts in order to assert one's own interests in the 21st century. But no, he was not speaking about the United States, as one might have thought.

"You just don't invade another country on phony pretext in order to assert your interests," John Kerry said during an interview with NBC's Meet the Press. "This is an act of aggression that is completely trumped up in terms of its pretext. It's really 19th century behaviour in the 21st century."

Kerry has also threatened to isolate Russia economically and politically and warned of potential asset freezes and visa bans, adding to media and political hype that followed Russia authorization of sending a stabilization force in Crimea on official request from the authorities.

"There could be certainly disruption of any of the normal trade routine, there could be business drawback on investment in the country," he said. "There could even be ultimately asset freezes, visa bans."

Although Kerry was never challenged by the interviewer to comment in terms of that statement on Washington's own constant threats to use force and military invasions in Iraq and Afghanistan, those who watched the interview immediately smelled the hypocrisy.
Galaxy

Signs of Change in February 2014


Extreme flooding in Southwest England

Heavy snowfall in Europe causes misery - 6.0 earthquake in Greece, followed by a 6.1 a week later - More fireballs - Mt. Etna eruption - Deep freeze in America, heavy snowfall in south East, children stranded in schools - Bizarre tumbleweed invasion in Mexico - Massive floods in Italy, 2 meters of snow in the north - Indonesia volcano eruption kills 16 people - Heaviest snow in 50 years in Iran, 1.5 meters - 400 dead dolphins in Peru - Blizzards turn Slovenia to ice, and disrupt Serbia Croatia, Germany - 30 ft sinkhole in Buckinghamshire - Britain battered by a swath of storms, causing yet more extreme flooding, worst in 250 years - Blizzards blast north west US, while california suffers heavy flooding - Worst snowstorm in Japan in decades kills 13 people, heaviest in 78 years - Huge sinkhole swallows car museum - 130 year record broken for storms in Philadelphia - 49 out of 50 states covered in snow - Another eruption on Java island, Indonesia leaves 2 people dead - Carolina earthquakes - 103 earthquakes in Oklahoma. Mysterious boom in Philadelphia blows out windows - New jersey lake turns blood red - 22 Tornadoes strike states in Midwest...

Recent storms worldwide have been destroying records with an onslaught of precipitation leading to more 100 year events which devastated populated areas. This video includes rare, strange and extreme weather that had taken place over the last month or so and it's not getting any better since my last upload, it only worsen!


*This series does not mean the world is ending! These are documentaries of series of extreme weather events that are leading to bigger earth changes. If you are following the series, then you are seeing the signs.
Quenelle - Golden

Sophomoric peer pressure: Lawmakers call for G8 suspension of Russia

As the crisis in Ukraine escalates, with Russian troops moving into the Crimean peninsula on Saturday, U.S. lawmakers are pushing for decisive action against Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the violence in the region and respect Ukraine's independence.

Appearing on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, Sens. Dick Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat, and Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, made the case for congressional sanctions and a suspension of Russian membership in the G8 and G20.

Obama's warning

Graham, who sits on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said there needs to be more than threats coming from the White House, and called President Barack Obama "weak and indecisive" on matters of foreign policy.


Comment: Wow, and he doesn't have a vested interest at all. Christ Almighty, he's on the Armed Services Comittee, of course he wants more than threats. Three words: Military Industrial Complex ... Kickbacks.

Wait, that's four words.


Comment: You see, none of this is gonna make much sense unless you translate this to a situation that you have had experience with, or could have experience with. Nations, and the agreements between them, are a bit like a Homeowners Association. Each nation is a house, and groups of nations are blocks. So there's the North American Block, and the European Block, and so on.

Russia is a house next to another one called Ukraine. Russia has rented a room in the Ukrainian house, and part of the Russian family has moved in there. The mother in the Ukrainian house recently divorced her husband, and on the rebound has shacked up with an abusive psychopath. So the dad from the Russia house has sent a couple of his sons over to the room rented in the Ukrainian house to protect his other kids who are sub-letting the room from the Ukrainian Mom who now has the abusive psychopathic boyfriend who's taken over.

At this point, the Homeowners Association is the G8, and the Neighborhood Watch is NATO.

The American House has been strong-arming people for the last 13 years and buying up property like mad, breaking into peoples houses, beating up families, and extorting protection money. On the European Block, the English, French, Spanish, and German houses represent the 'oldtime money' people on the block, they flip-flop back and forth based on their own self interest and a hypocritical sense of noblesse oblige, and plain old inbred recalcitrance.

Now the Ukrainian house is on a big plot of land that borders all the well-moneyed European Block people, and they (the Europeans) covet it for themselves.

The greedy American House has a long-standing grudge against the Russian House - Daddy Russia and Daddy America don't like each other - and this is exacerbated by the fact that Daddy Russia just got a new car, has hit the gym, and is mowing the yard shirtless and showing off. Also, Daddy Russia's latest Christmas Lights Display (Sochi) was way better than Daddy America's.

It turns out that the America House got the Ukrainian House's Daddy drunk and paid a woman of ill-repute to lay next to him while he was passed out to get some incriminating photos which he showed to Momma Ukraine to get her to leave him, and then took her out on the town and hooked her up with the psycho boyfriend as part of a plot to get back at Daddy Russia.

The European Block got wind of this, and coveting the land owned by the Ukrainian House, decided to support the play tentatively (they may turn at any moment when things go south).

So that is where we are at. Daddy America, out of spite, tried to pull a fast one. The Self-Interested Europeans backed it, but Daddy Russia wasn't fooled. Now that they've been caught out, and Daddy Russia isn't backing down, it's time to make as much noise as possible to cover up the fact that America failed to achieve its goal, got caught with its hand in the cookie jar, and Daddy Russia is giving them a big wedgie for it.

Stormtrooper

Anti-Semitism comes full circle: Israeli Defence Forces unit led fascist militia in Kiev - How much involvement did Israel have in neo-Nazi coup d'état?

© 'Delta'/JTA
Delta, the nom de guerre of the Jewish commander of a Ukrainian street-fighting unit, is pictured in Kiev earlier this month.
Delta, a Ukrainian-born former IDF soldier, headed a force of 40 men and women, most of whom are not Jewish, against gov't forces

He calls his troops "the Blue Helmets of Maidan," but brown is the color of the headgear worn by Delta - the nom de guerre of the commander of a Jewish-led militia force that participated in the Ukrainian revolution. Under his helmet, he also wears a kippah.

Delta, a Ukraine-born former soldier in the Israel Defense Forces, spoke to JTA Thursday on condition of anonymity. He explained how he came to use combat skills he acquired in the Shu'alei Shimshon reconnaissance battalion of the Givati infantry brigade to rise through the ranks of Kiev's street fighters. He has headed a force of 40 men and women - including several fellow IDF veterans - in violent clashes with government forces.

Comment: Just how deeply is Israel involved in this coup d'état?

Given the veneration for Nazi collaborators and tendency towards historical revisionism among participants in the Ukrainian putsch, are these what the Jewish elites, when castigating dissenters among their ranks, would call "self-hating Jews"?!

Hardly. And especially not with the Israeli ambassador's involvement in this.

Remember, the Second World War produced the deaths of 65 million people, but in the version of events they've worked so hard to cement, that war was first and foremost a project to eliminate the Jews!

Assuming then that that was the case, what on earth is going on here? We saw one of the leading French Jews, Bernard Henri-Levy, lend his considerable support towards making this situation come about. And now it turns out that the IDF were instrumental in leading these neo-Nazi revolutionaries??

If such things can't shake ordinary Jews from the death grip of their psychopathic elites, we don't know what can. "Remember the holocaust!" they cry at the slightest hint of criticism. Yes, we are remembering it. Have YOU suddenly forgotten??

Whatever game the Zionists, NeoCons and Imperialists in New York, Washington, London, Tel Aviv and Paris are playing in Ukraine - or think they're playing, with either planned or unexpected consequences - this is, at the very least, more evidence of the way in which certain types of character-disturbed people - found among all creeds, races and classes - naturally identify and align with the destructive principle under the guise of "making the world a better place".

Indeed, a "better world" for their subjugation of humanity under fascist, totalitarian control.

Quenelle

Obama's dumbest plan yet: The coup in Ukraine

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"Washington and Brussels ... used a Nazi coup, carried out by insurgents, terrorists and politicians of Euromaidan to serve the geopolitical interests of the West." - Natalia Vitrenko, The Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine

The United States helped defeat Nazism in World War 2. Obama helped bring it back.

As you probably know by now, Obama and Co. have ousted Ukraine's democratically-elected president, Viktor Yanukovych, with the help of ultra-right, paramilitary, neo-Nazi gangs who seized and burned government offices, killed riot police, and spread mayhem and terror across the country.
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