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In Struggle with the American Mind

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Since The Great Flood hit Pakistan in July ...

  • Many millions have been displaced, evacuated, stranded or lost their homes; numerous roads, schools and health clinics destroyed

  • Hundreds of villages washed away

  • Millions of livestock have perished; for the rural poor something akin to a Western stock market crash that wipes out years of savings

  • Countless farms decimated, including critical crops like corn; officials say the damage is in the hundreds of millions of dollars and it does not appear that Pakistan will recover within the next few years

  • Infectious diseases are rising sharply

  • Airplanes of the United States of America have flown over Pakistan and dropped bombs on dozens of occasions [1]
I direct these remarks to readers who have to deal with Americans who turn into a stone wall upon hearing the United States accused of acting immorally; America, they are convinced, means well; our motives are noble. And if we do do something that looks bad, and the badness can't easily be covered up or explained away ... well, great powers have always done things like that, we're no worse than the other great powers of history, and a lot better than most. God bless America.

A certain percentage of such people do change eventually and stop rationalizing; this happens usually after being confronted X-number of times with evidence of the less-than-beautiful behavior of their government around the world. The value of X of course varies with the individual; so don't give up trying to educate the hardened Americans you come in contact with. You never know when your enlightening them about a particular wickedness of their favorite country will be the straw that breaks their imperialist-loving back. (But remember the warning from Friedrich Schiller of Germany: Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens. - "With stupidity even the gods struggle in vain.")

Comment: For the answers to the above questions that Bill Blum asks about 9/11, see 9/11: The Ultimate Truth by Laura Knight-Jadczyk and Joe Quinn


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Disclosure and Comets

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With all the rumblings about 'Disclosure' going on all around, I can't help but wonder why those who are interested in this topic seem to be missing the biggest cover-up of all: cometary/asteroid disruptors/destroyers of history.

Destroying history means, of course, destroying large segments of the human population who pass history on to their offspring. When you find a blank spot in history, a discontinuity, you can pretty well figure out that something really awful must have happened.

I've recently been wading through the complete works of Anatoly Fomenko. Those of you who have read my book The Secret History of the World know that I referred to him and his theories, but this was based on the available articles about it in English at the time. I've now been gifted with volumes 1 through 4 of his 7 volume work, along with the images from the final three volumes which are still being translated. It's a real revelation.

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U.S. "Enhancing Terror" - An Interview with Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky explains the reality of Israel's actions to Canadian interviewer Evan Solomon.

The show is Hot Type on CBC

Comment: Widely considered one of the foremost intellectuals of the 21st Century, Noam Chomsky is a textbook example of why it is never a good idea to get your information from only one source.

His view of U.S. and Israeli imperialism, historically and presently, is definitely a view that we at sott endorse. But Chomsky's belief in the official story of the 911 attack on America shows a major blind spot on his part.

Given his ability to gather information and accurately asses it, it is a very strange stance for him to take, and one which affects the people who trust his assessments in an ultimately negative way.

As always, the best disinformation is often 80% truth.


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102 Minutes That Changed America

This is a documentary on 911. What makes this documentary different from others is that it is from home movies footage from various people who witnessed the event.

Part One:


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What goes around comes around - The Nuremberg Trials: Charges and Verdicts

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Those who fail to learn from history. . .
In her book, Eichmann in Israel, Hannah Arendt coined the phrase the "banality of evil." On wonders though, how banal was that evil? Among the defendants at Nuremberg were eight jurists, one university professor and one dentist. All of them were very well educated. It is important to know who they were and their specific functions within the Nazi government. A brief sketch of the principals and the sentence each received is presented below:

Hermann Goering

Goering was perhaps the most influential person, next to Hitler, in the Nazi organization. He was one of only 12 Nazis elected to the Reichstag in 1928. He orchestrated the Reichstag fire on February 27, 1933 and, with Goebbel's assistance, used the fire as a propaganda tool against the communists. In the mid-1930's Goering was in charge of the Aryanization of Jewish property, a policy which extended to Jews throughout Europe following Anschluss. After the events of Kristallnacht, November 8 and 9, 1938, Goering (under instructions from Hitler) called a high-level meeting of the party, on November 12, to assess the damage done during the night and place responsibility for it. Present at the meeting were Goering, Goebbels, Reinhard Heydrich, Walter Funk and other ranking Nazi officials. The intent of this meeting was two-fold: to make the Jews responsible for Kristallnacht and to use the events of the preceding days as a rationale for promulgating a series of antisemitic laws which would, in effect, remove Jews from the German economy. (An interpretive transcript of this meeting is provided by Robert Conot, Justice at Nuremberg, New York: Harper and Row, 1983:164-172):

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Movie: Judgment at Nuremberg - MUST SEE!

Judgment at Nuremberg is a MUST SEE movie if you seek to understand what happened in Nazi Germany and what is happening now in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Made in 1961, Judgment at Nuremberg is a thinly fictionalized film account of the post-World War II Nuremberg Trials. It was written by Abby Mann and directed by Stanley Kramer. Starring Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich, Maximilian Schell, Judy Garland, Werner Klemperer, William Shatner and Montgomery Clift.

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Remembering the Warsaw Uprising

The Warsaw Uprising began on August 1st of 1944. The Polish Home Army, numbering about 40,000 Polish patriots, having been promised assistance from the Allies, engaged the German troops in the streets. The Nazis then sent eight divisions to battle the Poles. The help never came and some historians suspect that this was a deliberate set-up. Way more Poles and Russians were murdered during WW II than Jews. Jews actually constituted only 10% of the death toll, if you take their numbers at face value. Some don't, but I am not inclined to dispute them since we know that many Jews were involved in the Holocaust Industry. Just read Hannah Arendt; she was there and reported on it to the great dismay of the Zionists.

Sherlock

Jesus Did Not Die On Cross, Says Scholar

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A penitent is nailed to a wooden cross to mark the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in the town of Pampanga, Philippines.
Jesus may not have died nailed to the cross because there is no evidence that the Romans crucified prisoners two thousand years ago, a scholar has claimed.

The legend of his execution is based on the traditions of the Christian church and artistic illustrations rather than antique texts, according to theologian Gunnar Samuelsson.

He claims the Bible has been misinterpreted as there are no explicit references the use of nails or to crucifixion - only that Jesus bore a "staurus" towards Calvary which is not necessarily a cross but can also mean a "pole".

Mr Samuelsson, who has written a 400-page thesis after studying the original texts, said: "The problem is descriptions of crucifixions are remarkably absent in the antique literature.

"The sources where you would expect to find support for the established understanding of the event really don't say anything."

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US Hypocrisy In The Hanging Of 'Chemical Ali'

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Scape goat for the continued illegal US occupation of Iraq - 'Chemical Ali'
Saddam Hussein's former defense Chief Ali Hassan Abd al-Majid al-Tikritieh, cynically dubbed 'Chemical Ali' by the US government was hung yesterday by the US puppet government in Iraq. That is to say, yesterday, the US government hung a former Iraqi politician in an effort to justify its almost 7 year old invasion, occupation and wholesale destruction of Iraq and the genocidal murder of millions of Iraqi civilians.

The US government has long claimed that Saddam, and Ali Hassan Abd al-Majid al-Tikritieh were responsible for the gassing of thousands of Iraqi Kurds in the town of Halabja in 1998 as part of the Iran-Iraq war. Strong evidence however suggests that the Iranians were responsible for the attack. Even stronger evidence exists to support the argument that the US government far-surpasses any other nation in the use of chemical and biological weapons against innocent civilians.

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Highest Ever Reinforced Building Imploded....Really?

Ocean Tower on South Padre Island, Texas, was imploded on Dec. 13th 2009. The 31-story luxury high-rise set a record as the tallest reinforced concrete building to be imploded.


Or did it?...

On September 11th 2001, eyewitnesses to the attack on and collapse of the Twin Towers said:
"At first I thought it was -- do you ever see professional demolition where they set the charges on certain floors and then you hear "Pop, pop, pop, pop, pop"? That's exactly what -- because I thought it was that." - Daniel Rivera -- Paramedic (E.M.S.) [Battalion 31

"... it almost actually that day sounded like bombs going off, like boom, boom, boom, like seven or eight, and then just a huge wind gust just came."
- Thomas Turilli -- Firefighter (F.D.N.Y.)

"... that's when the south tower collapsed, and it sounded like a bunch of explosions."
- Stephen Viola -- Firefighter (F.D.N.Y.)

"I guess about three minutes later you just heard explosions coming from building two, the south tower. It seemed like it took forever, but there were about ten explosions." - Craig Carlsen -- Firefighter (F.D.N.Y.)

"I should say that people in the street and myself included thought that the roar was so loud that the explosive - bombs were going off inside the building."
- James Drury -- Assistant Commissioner (F.D.N.Y.)

"My initial reaction was that this was exactly the way it looks when they show you those implosions on TV." - Thomas Fitzpatrick -- Deputy Commissioner for Administration (F.D.N.Y.)