President Obama does not run illegal operations from the White House or mislead the American public about matters of grave importance in national security, says Spandan Chakrabarti at the People’s View. And President Obama did not “scramble jets” to shoot Edward Snowden out of the sky. And the President did give bags of cash, to the leader of Afghanistan, but that was legal. There are secret wars and secret bags of cash. But they are legal and the war profits are legal. Edward Snowden threatens those war profits.
Anything the warmongers do is legal. Anything the leftists do is emoprogressive and un-American. And Dan Ellsberg is un-American. Again. Spandan says so.“Daniel Ellsberg’s Devastating Downfall: A Trifecta of Shilling, Conspiracy Theories, and Lies”.
Ellsberg was un-American forty years ago, to the war profiteers of those days. Mr. Chakrabarti has not earned the right to either praise or criticize Dan Ellsberg. But Spandan criminalizes Dan Ellsberg activism against NSA-Dragnet.
Last week, I highlighted the connections between Glenn Greenwald, Edward Snowden, Wikileaks and the Freedom of the Press Foundation, a front-group that was conveniently set up by Greenwald and his cohort Laura Poitras (who interviewed Edward Snowden on camera) just a month before Snowden began contacting Poitras and Snowden. Greenwald and Poitras are both board members of this front group, as is Daniel Ellsberg of the Pentagon Papers fame.
We could talk about the “Front Groups”, Blackwater, DynCorp, Stratfor, SAIC, EG&G, and of course Booz Hamilton. These and other Front Groups are used by NSA and CIA to suppress anti-war and Occupy activists. There are Front Groups, in Washingon DC, set up by Exxon and the Koch Brothers, and other billionaires. We could talk about the “Front Groups” used by General Petraeus in Iraq and Afghanistan, Wolf Brigades, to terrorize the people there.
But Glenn Greewald has a Front Group, which supports Freedom of the Press. Spandan wants Greenwald put into prison. And he labels Dan Ellsberg as anti-American.
Ellsberg penned an op-ed in the Washington Post yesterday defending Snowden’s flight from justice, canonizing Snowden and dutifully serving up accolades to Greenwald and his employer (The Guardian), without once mentioning that he has at least a professional connection to Glenn Greenwald that could serve as a potential conflict of interest: Ellsberg sits on the Board of this front group with Glenn Greenwald.
Wow, Spandan writes a sixty-two word sentence about Ellsberg. A long war against the American people, requires long sentences. Dan Ellsberg and Glenn Greenwald have a CONFLICT OF INTEREST. They both oppose dictatorship and support freedom.
Shall we mention a few other CONFLICTS OF INTEREST? Timmy Geithner and Ben Bernanke and Wall Street and Banksters. Eric Holder has a CONFLICT OF INTEREST due to the criminal mortgage fraud of MERS, which he helped set up. President Obama has a CONFLICT OF INTEREST when he appoints Ambassadors, who give a million dollars to his campaign. Then there is the Pentagon Gravy Train CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, outsourcing wars and spying against the American people, to highly paid “retired” members of the Military Espionage Complex.
To the People’s View, there are no wars. It is all puppies and balloons except for the leftists who need to be suppressed. There is no government torture or assassinations. There is no indefinite detention. It is all outsourced so it does not exist. The critics of these illegal operations, the wars, torture and assassinations, controlled from the White House, must be punished. That is why patriotic citizens who reveal these crimes are punished. The Pentagon Papers exposed the lies about the imperialist war in Viet-Nam. Snowden did the same thing, NO DIFFERENCE AT ALL.
The Pentagon Papers were released to expose the lies the government had been telling the American people in prosecuting a war. Snowden’s “revelations” have exposed nothing of the sort, because there isn’t currently a war the government is fighting based on lies.
The Government has no wars based on lies! Actually all wars are based on lies. Lots of laughs, at least from those who have been attacked by Drones. Seriously, Bags of Cash to our puppets is not just lies, it is fraud and corruption on both sides. All the wars involving the US Secret Government and not-so-secret government, are lies, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria, Iran and Lebanon.
The first revelations of NSA-Dragnet were the threats against Associated Press by the “Intelligence Authorities”. AP revealed there was a second “Underwear Bomber”. This double agent was going to attack another airliner. The first Underwear Bomber nearly destroyed an Flight #253 over Detroit. He was allowed through security even though the Intelligence Authorities knew he was a terrorist.
With the second False Flag Operation, the Intelligence Authorities again planned terror by “Al Qaeda” to frighten us and make us obey. AP is being punished for revealing this US Government terrorism. Either the second bomber would be successful and destroy an airliner. Or the plot would be thwarted and President Obama and the Spymasters would take credit.
The Big Lie was exposed by AP, and it is proof the Secret Government has created the phony war on terror. The US Government uses lies in its war against AP and the American people.
Dan Ellsberg says solitary confinement is torture. Spandan says no, solitary confinement is not torture. Who are you going to believe? War Pimp Spandan C does not think Bradley Manning was tortured. But Spandan is such a war pimp that he must enjoy the idea a little bit. Spandan has ignored the torture of the last twelve years.
They may be further interested in knowing that the UN Convention Against Torture nowhere even mentions solitary confinement as a form of cruel or inhuman treatment, let alone torture. But really, Mr. Ellsberg, do facts really count that much when you are trying to spread propaganda for a cause celeb of a front group?
Ellsberg also refers to his possible assassination by the Nixon White House to “incapacitate me totally”. Ellsberg claims the Government has legalized incapacitation of critics. Spandan does not know what law allows incapacitation. It is called the “Patriot Act”, but it is a law of Treason.
Just what law is it that Ellsberg is claiming permits the government to “incapacitate” a criminal defendant legally? Please, do enlighten us – or is it just the newest conspiracy theory radical anti-government folks are supposed to run with?
Yes, it is a conspiracy to incapacitate “criminals” who reveal the crimes of the Secret Government. Here are some victims incapacitated, by the Secret Government Pat Tillman, Bradley Manning, Susan Lindauer, Julian Assange, Aaron Swartz, Barrett Brown, Gary McKinnon, Thomas Drake and many more. NSA also incapacitated “Occupy”. It is all about the wars. Keep the war crimes and corruption hidden. Spandan is helping.
President Obama does not run illegal operations from the White House or mislead the American public about matters of grave importance in national security, as the Republicans have found out in their multiple attempts to persecute the President for the attack in Benghazi.
No illegal operations in this White House. There is Manning’s torture, and Assassination by Drones and other means, concealing the truth about Bin Laden and the Bin Laden raid, and the latest Obama war is in Syria, unless it is in Iran.
Actually, the President has misled people about Benghazi. The “Talking Points” for Susan Rice were lies approved by the White House. General Petraeus wrote the talking points, with the help of Darth Cheney assistant, Vickie Nuland. There was the CIA prison at Benghazi, and weapons cache and a few other details, which remain secret.
Daniel Ellsberg used to be a respected figure and an authority on the government’s potential abuses. But it is clear that after this, he should no longer be. He is now merely a shill for Glenn Greenwald, Wikileaks and their radical anti-American agenda. He is now a man flat-out lying about the US government and extolling a traitor that has not only leaked classified information but may well have given our classified information to our economic and military adversaries. This is one stunning fall from grace.
Dan Ellsberg was and is respected. Edward Snowden may be a renegade, but everything he has said seems to be true. It is not anti-American to reveal the crimes of a corrupt Empire.
The People’s View site should be called People’s Sycophants, or the President’s Sycophants. Anything the President does is the best thing ever. Any critics are anti-American and should be punished by the Government. The illegal operations run from the White House must remain secret. We saw this same attitude with the previous warmonger President, Chimpie Bush.
Spandan says trust the NSA. The NSA does not incapaciate political dissent and neutralize anti-war people. The NSA and Intelligence Authorities do not lie, except for General Clapper and General Alexander and General Petraeus, and the rest of the Spymaster Generals. General Clapper lied about weapons of mass destruction in Irak, to start a war with Irak. He lied about NSA-Dragnet. General Alexander lied about the dozens of terrorist plots supposedly thwarted by NSA-Dragnet. And General Petraeus lied about everything. All the Spymaster Generals spread lies twelve years ago, to get the US into a war. They, the rotten bloody Generals, are now try to get us into a war with Syria or Iran or anywhere.
The last twelve years has been an illegal and repressive regime by neo-con criminals. President Obama declared Bradley Manning guilty of breaking the law. At the same time the President admitted he is not the true Commander-in-Chief of the USA. He is told by the Secret Government what to say and do. Who is the supreme authority above the President? The NSA?
And I have to abide by certain rules of classified information. If I were to release material I weren’t allowed to, I’d be breaking the law.
What law would the President be violating? The Patriot Act?
Some of the comments to Spandan’s Post, are obviously written by fucking retarded fascists. One shout out deserves another. And they have a few special targets, for their kinetic war pimping.
Hamsher lost credibility with me when she, the moment President Obama was inaugurated, began writing scathing “you better do this or that!” blogposts on HP. That’s when I got so disgusted by her that I refused to read anything she wrote again – and that was back in 2009.
Jane Hamsher’s rant about Obama supporters being “the dumbest motherfuckers in the world” made sense if you looked at what FDL PAC was taking in (not much) and what OFA was (a lot). In other words, she was upset that people weren’t sending money to *her*.
It is depressing. Daniel was a hero of mine and my rebellious friends back in the day. Now he’s just another Meteor Blades.
Why Ellsberg is throwing his lot in with the likes of Asange and Greenwald reminds one of why Marshal Petain threw his lot in with the Germans in WWII.
Über Lefties cozying up to despots and dictators goes back to the days of Paul Robenson getting chummy with Stalin.
Then Spandan pulls an NSA and deletes a comment. This is not a debate. No emoprog whining allowed.
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Spandan Mod Anand • 13 hours ago
No, no. I didn’t mean for this to be a debate. You asked a question, I answered it. The rest of it is your emo prog whining. Bye now.
Those that disagree with Spandan must have secret motives. No one can sincerely criticize National Security policy or the President. Obey and be silent or you will be silenced!
The level of discussion for Spandan has been reduced to “emoprog whining”. But attacks, calling dissent anti-American, need to be counterattacked. It is confusing. Does Spandan think all emoprogs are anti-American? His amateurish slander of FDL, is still slander.
Dan Ellsberg does it again. He does the the most courageous thing a patriot can do. Try to stop the insanity of mass murder. And he again becomes the target of assassins and torturers. Yes, there were assassins and torturers in the US Government who wanted to destroy Ellsberg in 1970. And there was illegal and massive surveillance and dirty tricks against citizens, same as now. Dan Ellsberg has set an example. Courage can be contagious. Courage is dangerous to the oligarchs.
The secrecy and the crimes accumulate. The spies and their bankster patrons cannot permit whistleblowers to tell the truth. Attacks from thugs such as Spandan will become more frequent. The wars have come home. Bring it on, Spandan the War Pimp.
This one battle is over. Another day has passed and Julian Assange remains free from the torturers of the American Gulag. Bradley Manning is not free of torture, but he has survived another day. The Resistance against the Secret Government has won a victory. It is perhaps a small victory against the Secret Government. But we take what we can, after eleven years of official and covert criminality.
It is not just that Bradley Manning and Julian Assange have captured the imagination of the world. The revelations of Wikileaks proved the wars are lies. That threatens the war profiteers and so Wikileaks was targeted. Their Resistance has been incredibly effective, embarrassing the thugs of an all-powerful government Empire, such as Eric Holder and Hillary Clinton.
Assange and Manning have become Heroic Symbols.
Holder and Hillary, Panetta and Petraeus have become symbols also, of oppression, fascism and torture.
Bradley Manning has been accused of releasing Wilileaks, Whether he did or did not, he was tortured and he survived three years of government brutality. Yes, the Government can still “break” him with more torture. He might still be forced to incriminate others, such as Julian Assange. But the world knows, the US Government prosecution against Manning is a “Show Trial”, similar to the Show Trials of the old Soviet Union.
Then the War Maniacs decided to bring the full power of the Police State against Julian Assange. Assange requested sanctuary at the Ecuador Embassy. The British Government planned to invade the Ecuador Embassy to kidnap or murder Assange.
The sweeping power, one of the most controversial in the law, allows the secret FISA court to authorize broad warrants for most any type of record, including those held by banks, internet companies, libraries and doctors. The government does not have to show a connection between the items sought under a section 215 warrant and a suspected terrorist or spy: the authorities must assert the documents would be relevant to an investigation. Those who receive such an order are not allowed to tell anyone, ever, that such records were requested.
Wikileaks revealed nonconsensual sexual crimes against children. DynCorp, which is a corporation that provides mercenaries for the wars, has a long history of profiting from sexual slavery. DynCorp provided young boys to be raped by our Afghan allies. A Wikileaks document, actually a State Department document revealed this and revealed the US Government concealed these crimes and protected the rapists. Remember, the name Karl Eikenberry, US Ambassador to Afghanistan. Eikenberry protected DynCorp and the obscene tradition of “Bacha Bazi”. These crimes were paid for by taxpayers, The State Dept. and the DynCorp pimps remain free to rape more children
Of course, the Secret Government could assassinate Bradley Manning or Julian Assange, or you or I or anyone at anytime. We have seen other assassinations, of Pat Tillman and David Kelly because they threatened to expose the lies and crimes of the Irak and Afghanistan Wars. Wikileaks released the “Collateral Murder” video, where stormtroopers of the Empire murdered eleven people, including two Reuters journalists, Saeed Chmagh and Namir Noor-Eldeen. The Kangaroos of the Kangaroo Court, are going to use the video of an assassination by the US Military, as evidence against Manning.
This attack was a planned assassination. The stormtroopers used the excuse that the reporter’s cameras were deadly weapons. And reporters with cameras are the most deadly weapon to the Empire. The majority of our so-called journalists are just propagandists. This is why fewer and fewer people pay any attention to these shills. The few actual war reporters are closely monitored and followed and if they do not obey the Empire, they are exterminated.
One of the most powerful executives in the cable news business, CNN’s Eason
Jordan, was brought down after he spoke out of school during a panel
discussion at the World Economic Forum in January. In a rare moment of candor,
Jordan reportedly said that the US military had targeted a dozen journalists
who had been killed in Iraq.
However modern technology strikes again! The police action against the Ecuador Embassy proved the International Conspiracy against a journalist, Julian Assange.
The photographer Lewis Whyld took a photo of a police officer’s briefing notes. Being digital photos, they can be enlarged. The United States is at war with Julian Assange and they are pressuring every government in the world.
BRIEF – EQ. Embassy brief – Summary of current position Re Assange.
Action required – Assange to be arrested under all circumstances.
He comes out with dip. immun., as dip bag, in dip bag (risk to life) in dip. vehicle. – ARRESTED.
Discuss possibilities of distraction. …
There is a new spokesliar at Hillary’s State Dept. Victoria Nuland is not that good a liar. She is not as good a liar, as PJ Crowley, who she replaced.
The United States said Thursday it was had no intention of “persecuting” WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and denied charges that it was pressuring Britain to seize him.
State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland declined comment on Ecuador’s offer of asylum to Assange but rejected assertions by WikiLeaks and Quito that the Internet activist needed protection against the United States.
“With regard to the charge that the US was intent on persecuting him, I reject that completely,” Nuland told reporters.
US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland has angrily condemned both WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the nation of Ecuador today, after the former criticized the US “war on whistleblowers” in a speech from the Ecuadorean embassy.
She accused Assange of making up “wild accusations” about US plans to prosecute him in an attempt to distract attention from sex crime allegations in Sweden…
Nuland likewise condemned Ecuador for calling an emergency meeting of the Organization of American States last week, calling it a “sideshow” and that the OAS has “no role” in the situation.
Vickie, I have news for you. The US Secret Government is pressuring, persecuting and prosecuting somebody.
I arrived in the UK from a trip abroad on 15 August 2012 and was immediately contacted by a very senior official within the Foreign and Commonwealth Office who was very concerned. He had knowledge that an attempt by the British authorities to force entry to the Embassy of Ecuador was possibly imminent. I suggested that this must be impossible, and he said that unfortunately it was not. He said that he had been party to formal discussions over a three week period between different British government departments on the legality of such a move. It had concluded that the provisions of the Diplomatic Premises Act of 1987 gave the authorities the domestic power to do this, in spite of the Vienna Convention of 1961…
I asked how on earth such an illegal decision could have been reached. My ex-colleague said that political pressure exerted by the administration of the United States of America on Mr William Hague and Mr David Cameron had outweighed the views of British diplomats.
P J Crowley is running his own PsyOps against Assange, Ecuador, President Rafael Correa, Hugo Chavez, the Organization of American States, the New York Times, and WhistleBlowers. Crowley does agree it is a victory for Assange. But the US Government promises to make it bittersweet. Plus, Assange does not have the “creature comforts” that Crowley has earned from his service supporting the US War Empire. The New York Times may also get waterboarded.
Asshole Crowley is funniest when he refers to the “rule of law”. He promises Assange’s “prospects are diminishing rapidly”.
Ecuador has garnered support for its right to offer asylum to Julian Assange. But the victory for both Mr Assange and his host nation could be bittersweet. Ecuador partied at the Organisation of American States (OAS) on Friday at the expense of Britain and the United States. But after all the rhetorical confetti settles, President Rafael Correa and his new best friend, Julian Assange, face a lengthy diplomatic hangover…
While invoking the sanctity of diplomatic protocols, less was said about the rule of law.…
It is impossible to distinguish Mr Assange’s actions from those of the mainstream media, including venerable outlets like The New York Times…
But now his [Assange] prospects are diminishing rapidly…
While trying to avoid a legal extradition he contested and lost, Julian Assange has instead imprisoned himself on an air mattress in a small room in an embassy with few creature comforts
Plus, he contributes sports trash talk, because there is not enough of that already. It is amazing and remarkable that Total Information Awareness has discovered the Twitter. We cannot have any nice things, because the government lying goons have to pollute it.
Philip J. Crowley @PJCrowley
#Assange’s description of his legal troubles as a “war against whistleblowers” is remarkable. That #Ecuador believed him is amazing.
Philip J. Crowley @PJCrowley
#Ecuador is trying to make the #JulianAssange case more than it is, a question of justice in #Sweden. But for now they are stuck with him.
It is fun to mock Crowley. But the US Police State is on the offensive against its citizens who pay for the wars. The wars are epic failures. So the critics of the wars have to be silenced by official and unofficial methods. Who will be blamed when these foreign adventures turn very bad? We, the Anti-War “Crowd” will be blamed. We can expect vigilante actions, violence, frameups, and any dirty trick will be used.
The newest Vigilantes are “OpSec”. OpSec has all sorts of spies and Special Operators, some retroactively retired, so they can join in suppressing Wikileaks, anti-war citizens, Occupy, journalists (the genuine reporters, not the Beltway type), and of course Muslims.
Talk about amazing and remarkable, that OpSec was given office space by the TrailBlazer Group. Not one of the Dee Cee beltway shills has reported that TrailBlazer Group is actually the Belly of the Republican Beast. The directors of TrailBlazer are organizing The Republican Convention in Tampa. We can expect to see OpSec featured prominently as these heroic veterans direct some hate toward any number of targets. Assuming God does not smite Tampa with a Hurricane.
There are not many heroes in the Oil Wars. There are a few, Pat Tillman, Julian Assange, Bradley Manning, Ethan McCord. But their heroism comes from fighting for peace.
The U.S. Troops Massacre civilians in Bala Baluk, Western Afghanistan (Granai)
*** The Empire Versus Bradley Manning ***
It does seem that The Project for a New American Century has been mostly successful. These neo-conservatives had a dream, a world wide corporate, dictatorship maintained by terror. They themselves created the terror. The most modern tools of government repression are used against anyone who questions the Torture, the Kangaroo Courts, the False Flag Operations by a criminal Secret Police. The techniques of the Soviet Gulag are used against American citizens, such as psychological torture with drugs.
Bradley Manning has been targeted with a possible death sentence. His “trial” is as phony as any of the “Show Trials” of the Soviet Union. The Secret Police State and Secret Laws and Secret Courts used torture and murder against dissenters. These techniques have been copied, by a Secret Cabal, that has given American citizens ten years of terror and war and propaganda. Bradley Manning has been isolated so we do not have his story. Manning is accused of “aiding the enemy”. The real “enemy” is The One Percent who planned the terror, torture and the wars.
The WikiLeaks documents that Manning is accused of releasing, do show the public statements of the US Government are almost always falsehoods. This trial is all about protecting the liars and their coverups.
Rainey Reitman reported some of the petty bullying, and prosecutorial misconduct. Transcripts are not provided. Certain targeted reporters are banned, as are the lawyers for Wikileaks. Reporters are not allowed to use the internet, or record the tee vee feed. We can assume the “Public Affairs Officers” vet every reporter, read every story, find every weakness to use against reporters as part of Total Information Awareness. These dirty tricks are not needed against most corporate, “mockingbird” stenographers, and the corporate tee vee and newspapers.
At its heart, the Bradley Manning trial is about secrecy, about understanding how our own government as a world power operates in complex international waters, about debating the sacrifices we’re willing to make to advance our interests. Whatever interests the military may have in conducting its case against Manning behind closed doors, we as a society cannot tolerate attempts to rob us of knowledge of the court proceedings. This trial will change the history of our country; I only hope we get to be in the room when it happens.
The Government’s vicious, physical and psychological abuse of Bradley Manning suggests their actual evidence may be sparse. If there is no evidence against Manning, the Government will forge evidence to destroy Manning. If necessary, they will invoke “Classified” to conceal any evidence of Manning’s innocence. Manning defense lawyer has already been prevented from presenting a defense, other than the “disturbed personality” nonsense. The government presented evidence they claimed was revealed by Manning. Some of their evidence, include video recordings of mass murder and other evidence of criminal atrocities committed by the US Government.
But the Manning Trial is History, as part of the resistance against a new, ugly world order. For ten years, we have had no history. We have had only lies by Liars who stole a Presidential Election, retired Liar Generals, Corporate Liar Journalists embedded in the Pentagon, and the Liars of the American Secret Police. A massive cover-up is necessary to conceal that the Irak War and Afghan War and “War on Terror”, were criminal conspiracies that violated international law and the US Constitution.
The neo-conservatives have decided on a new war with Iran, because all their other wars have been so successful. This requires more secrecy, more censorship, more threats against truth tellers and whistleblowers. Bradley Manning has done the impossible by enduring abuse and punishment meant to break him, as an example to others who might reveal government misconduct. The truth about the past oil wars might have negative effect on their next war. Everything is automatically secret. The War profiteers, the Billionaires, the One Percent, decide what is secret.
But if information is classified, because it risks lives, then it must be physically protected. It must be secured and physically stored in a protected environment, such as in a locked metal safe. The classified information supposedly released by Manning, was protected by computer passwords. SIRPNet is a “classified” network, with an estimated three million users. It is a joke to claim that a three million user network can be made secure enough for genuine classified information. Secrets are no longer secrets when they are digitized, and protected by a password!
The Manning Trial can be compared to the Chicago 8, or The Ellsberg Trial as it captures the imagination of the Resistance. A great patriot, and War Resistor named Dan Ellsberg similarly revealed Government crimes, corruption and misconduct. Ellsberg endured the full power of a criminal government including threats against his life, as Manning is enduring.
[Manning] was treated abusively—I would say illegally—for over 10.5 months of prolonged isolation, which amounts to torture…
I would say that this trial started the same way mine did, and it should end the same way mine did, which is that the charges were dismissed on the grounds of governmental misconduct. There’s been very clear governmental misconduct of a prolonged kind here. But of course they won’t—that would be admitting their guilt, and the government is not ready to do that…
We’ve had a number of wars that would have been averted if we’d had a Bradley Manning, and preferably at a higher level, with access to this information. I think there wouldn’t have been an invasion and an aggression against Iraq; if people knew that this was a disastrous course, that would have averted the war if it was done before the war. Likewise, the escalation in Afghanistan was done in opposition of most of the president’s military and civilian advisers…
People write about this as though it’s very obscure what his motives were. He’s really very explicit in the chat logs as to what his concern was. He saw torture, atrocities, corruption at all levels, and he felt the public should have this information. You need this information to make decisions. And he was prepared to pay the price. I see the same motives I had, and I admire him—he’s a hero of mine.
The villains are epic, with New World Order mercenary armies, spies spying everywhere, and total government and corporate control of most mass communications. They want us to believe resistance is futile. But Bradley Manning has resisted and that is a serious threat to our Neo-Con Stasi. The “secrecy” excuse will be used when necessary, by the same neo-cons who stopped investigations of terror, and who created False Flag Terror. Perhaps, some of these goons will be attending the Trial, the secret parts. Judge, Prosecutor and Persecutor Almanza, went Full Metal Neo-con by accusing Manning of “Aiding the Enemy”.
The prosecutorial misconduct is laughable with the judge who is also a prosecutor. Manning was not allowed to present a defense. But the Government presented a new kind of legal evidence. The Government’s evidence against Manning include evidence of war crimes by the Empire’s Storm Troopers. The Storm Troopers are not being prosecuted for their casual mass murder.
Early news accounts and the US military reported that fighting had taken place in Granai with the Taliban firing from civilian compounds. Smallman says this is “absolute bullshit.” The villagers he spoke to insisted the Taliban never entered the village. “We walked the length and breadth of that village … we never saw a single bullet-hole or single shell casing anywhere.”
The bombing, carried out by a B-1B bomber, started at least an hour after the end of the fighting. “From the villagers’ point of view, they didn’t have a clue what was going on,” says Smallman. “As far as they were concerned there was no reason for their village to be bombed.” He notes there were two concentrations of air strikes in Granai, the first outside a mosque where a crowd had gathered after evening prayers. “You could see that trees were snapped in two by the bombs, so you can only imagine what happened to the people there,” he says.
Understandably, this air strike produced “blind panic” among the villagers, with the elderly, women and children evacuated to a compound at the far end of the settlement. “A single 2,000lb bomb was then dropped in to the middle of them,” says Smallman. “That was where there was the biggest loss of life. That is why the number of children killed was so high. A 2,000lb bomb vaporises literally everything at its epicentre.”
*** Aiding The Enemy Before And After The System Was Blinking Red ***
That Enemy is of course, the imaginary Al Qaeda. Usama Bin Laden was the leader of the criminal gang, which could have had as many as hundreds of members. Bin Laden was their Banker and their Hedge Fund manager. He made money from the Terror Attacks with “market” investments. Bin Laden probably learned Hedge Fund Managing from his relatives in the Carlyle Group. Iran Contra terrorist John Poindexter, took it to the next level, A Terror Stock Market. Details remain classified.
Originally, the Al Qaeda bombers were incredibly incompetent although they occasionally killed someone. They became much more dangerous with training from Ali Mohamed, a CIA/Al Qaeda double agent. Ali was in the Green Berets and he supplied terrorists with US Classified information that helped with their terror. Ali moved Usama Bin Laden twice, although it is not known who moved Bin Laden to Pakistan. Ali also helped murder more than 200 people, and was convicted as part of the African Embassy Bombings Conspiracy. Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has allowed this terrorist to be free even though he was convicted for terrorism. Ali is free to commit more terror while Bradley Manning is indefinitely imprisoned.
We should give the President credit for tracking down and terminating Usama Bin Laden. Apparently, Navy SEALs found evidence that Bin Laden was making more terror conspiracies. There is “classified” digital evidence of Bin Laden’s activities while sheltered in Pakistan by the ISI. If the information obtained was made public, the Bin Laden financial terror network could be terminated. The President should reveal the information that was obtained instead of keeping it secret. Why are these details classified? Perhaps the neo-cons want to save the Bin Laden network for the next Al Qaeda #2.
The electronic gear hauled away by an assault team of Navy SEALs reportedly included five computers, 10 hard drives, and scores of removable media including USB sticks and DVDs.
Everything about the Oil Wars and Al Qaeda has been kept secret from the American people by neo-con spymasters. Neo-con CIA spymaster George Tenet said, “The System Was Blinking Red” before the 9-11 attacks. Two blinking lights were the two 9-11 hijackers, Nawaf al-Hazmi and Khalid al-Mihdhar. These two seem to be two more Al Qaeda double agents that the CIA concealed and protected before and after 9-11.
There were numerous alerts, warnings from other governments and law enforcement investigations of the Al Qaeda criminal gang. The CIA responded to the discovery of the Bin Laden network by stopping the investigations. Numerous FBI investigations were similarly stopped, and the details as always remain classified, secret. The system was blinking red. So, the blinking, red, warning lights were turned off, secretly.
“a DIA employee in the Defense HUMINT Management Office, Policy and Plans Division,” who was “personally involved in JFIC intelligence activities related to al-Qa’ida and the 9/11 attacks and had first hand knowledge of circumstances surrounding that alleged false reporting to the Secretary of Defense and Congress.”…
According to the narrative in the IG report, a previous JFIC deputy director of intelligence said that the JFIC commander, identified elsewhere in the report as Capt. Janice Dundas, US Navy, “directed him to stop tracking Usama Bin Ladin.”…
“The DO5 supported the JTF-CS exercises by establishing fictional terrorist organizations that would mimic real world terrorist groups.”
The Able Danger program identified a number of 9-11 hijackers. Able Danger was shut down after they alerted the “intelligence community” to the Al Qaeda threat. The government officials who shut down Able Danger have not been identified because it is classified secret. But the Pentagon lawyer, Tony Gentry seems to have aided the Enemy by ordering the destruction of massive amounts of data about Al Qaeda. He also used the threat of prison, against members of Able Danger who reveal the Al Qaeda threat.
The order to destroy the data and documents is given to Kleinsmith by Army Intelligence and Security Command General Counsel Tony Gentry, who jokingly tells him, “Remember to delete the data—or you’ll go to jail.”
The “intelligence community” assists the Enemy terrorists, as their COINTELPRO targets American citizens. There is massive disinformation to keep the wars endless. Retired CIA Spymaster Phil Mudd is the public voice of the Intelligence Community. But spies rarely retire and Mudd’s cover is anti-terror expert for War Monger Dee Cee “Think Tanks”. Establishment stenographers repeat what Mudd says, word for word. But Mudd is aiding the enemy, because his False Narrative protects “Al Qaeda”.
Mudd went public, warning of “westernized Al Qaeda” such as David Headley. Headley was a leader of the 2008 Mumbai Terror Attacks, and was one of many Al Qaeda double agents who were protected by the CIA. Mudd spins a very bad cover story, for a very bad Al Qaeda terrorist who also worked for the CIA.
First, the case of David Coleman Headley, a Pakistani-American, reveals an “A-level” plotter who operated in the United States. Headley was involved with plotting attacks for Lashkar-i-Tayyiba (LT, or LeT), a South Asian terrorist group that has at least some ties to al-Qa`ida. Headley, who was born in Washington, D.C. and most recently lived in Chicago, was arrested in October 2009 in the United States for involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks and for plotting against employees of a newspaper in Copenhagen, Denmark…Headley’s ability to operate in the United States underscores that group’s capabilities should it decide to attack within U.S. border
Headley was able to operate in the US because the CIA allowed him to operate. Headley was reported as a terrorist to “authorities” by ex-wives and girl friends. But the CIA always cleared him as they deny he was a CIA agent. He travelled freely and frequently to Pakistan and India, for his “immigration business”. There is no evidence that he did any work for the “First World Immigration Services”. Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has not told anyone what this strange business actually did. This “business” had offices in Chicago, New York and Toronto. Patrick Fitzgerald and Phil Mudd have totally ignored the issue of Headley bringing terrorists into the United States.
David Harris, a former officer with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and currently a security and anti-terrorism consultant with INSIGNIS Strategic Research, says law enforcement and government officials would be wise to look into Rana’s business and former clients. “It would seem prudent,” says Harris, “that when one has a suspected terrorist, especially of a major sort, running some kind of immigration service, that that service, that everything that it has been doing, come under some kind of scrutiny.”
It is amazing that Mudd thought he could use Mumbai and Headley as examples of Al Qaeda terrorism. It was not Al Qaeda. It was a “False Flag Op”, by Pakistan’s Secret Police, the ISI. It was intended as a 9-11 type attack against India, with Al Qaeda taking the credit, or L-E-T another terror group, one of many created by the ISI. Pakistan has attacked India many times, with these types of terror attacks. ISI purchases, teenage sons of poor, uneducated families to be a State sponsored terrorists. Adjmal Kasab survived Mumbai, and described his recruitment, training and his part in this murder spree.
Pakistan military equipment, supplied by the US taxpayers, was used for VOIP communications. A command center in Karachi or Lahore directed the killers. Some reports say Headley was there also. Within days, the India government released recordings of ISI actually giving orders to their “Al Qaeda” Commandoes, to murder as many people as possible. The US Government continues to pretend that “Al Qaeda” killed more than 160 people in Mumbai. It is even more amazing that the true story of Mumbai has been suppressed.
U.S. agencies had received six warnings about Headley from his wives and associates from October 2001 to December 2008. Yet federal agents didn’t place him on a terrorist watch list or open a full investigation until July 2009, eight months after the Mumbai attacks.
Mudd aids the Enemy with more lies. Mudd catapults the scary Al Qaeda narrative further with The UnderWear Bomber. Undie Bomber, tried to blow up an airliner, with a bomb in his underwear, as it was landing in Detroit. Abdulmutallab was assisted by the US Intelligence Community. His “Handler” falsely identified him as Sudanese refugee. He had no passport, or possibly a forged passport. He had been reported as a terrorist by his multi-millionaire Father. And the “Intelligence Community” later claimed he had been under surveillance. He was cleared by security and allowed on an airliner. So Al Qaeda, or the Al Qaeda franchise, should only get partial credit for Abdulmutallab’s attack.
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who studied at a university in London, attempted to detonate explosives on a Northwest Airlines commercial aircraft just outside Detroit on December 25, 2009. Subsequent investigations revealed that al-Qa`ida’s Yemen affiliate, AQAP, was behind the plot, showing its intent and capability to direct operations within the United States.
Undie did not just attempt to detonate his bomb. He did detonate it and it started a fire, that was fortunately extinguished. Was this just a clumsy attempt by Homeland Security to install the Chertoff Rapescan Machines ? Whistleblower Kurt Haskell observed Undie and his Handler get special treatment, without going through normal airport security. Then the cast of characters in this near disaster, becomes ridiculous.
One passenger was video recording the entire event. After landing in Detroit, another passenger was handcuffed and taken away. Abdulmutallab was badly burned, but said nothing and appeared to be drugged. It was reported that the FBI questioned him and he revealed a Saudi Arabian Bombmaker as part of the plot. Then, this attempted attack became the reason for a new war against Yemen and the mysterious Anwar al-Awlaki. The government terror experts such as Mudd, were not concerned about the Handler or the Saudi Bombmaker. Awlaki was the real villain, because he had a website. Also Awlaki visited the Pentagon after 9-11, and had a nice visit with some of the Bush War Criminals. Was Awlaki a double agent? Aren’t they all?
*** Some of The WhistleBlowers Are Crazy, But Not As Crazy As Neo-cons ***
The Scooter Libby Trial was another Show Trial. The warmongers won, Scooter Libby walked after he payed a fine. Libby and other neo-con war planners, violated the law and released the classified information about Valerie Plame’s identity. They had previously released classified information, to start the Irak War. That was the reason for Joe Wilson’s trip to Niger. Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald let them all get away with it because he always protects the Torturers and the Warmongers. Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame were targeted by the Police State, but they ended up with fame and fortune. Not all Resistors are so fortunate. Government employees who reveal crimes have diminishing legal protections, or none.
It is OK to release classified information if you are a neo-con, and you want to start a war. The Irak War was started by criminal neo-cons, who selectively releasing untrue classified information, about Yellowcake uranium and the Niger Forgeries. It is OK to release classified information, if you are Bob Woodward, chief Mockingbird and War Profiteer, of the Washington Post. Bob Woodward revealed the secret weapon that won the Irak War. Woodward’s books are best-sellers with lots of classified gossip. As history, his books are worthless. But being embedded in the Pentagon’s posterior, has made him wealthy.
CIA Asset Susan Lindauer.. Can Now Speaks 10 years after 2001-9-11
Susan Lindauer seems to be another victim of neo-con treason. Her story is crazy, and the “intelligence community” has been trying to destroy her, by calling her crazy. Lindauer was so crazy the Spy Warlords kept her in involuntary detention for a year, at an Air Force Base. She was accused of spying for Irak, or illegal financial transactions, or getting $100 worth of lunches from an Iraki diplomat. Lindauer is probably guilty of eating the lunches. After five years of persecution, the Government dropped the bogus criminal charges.
The psychological warfare against Lindauer included threats of involuntary medication. That is the new torture, using psychoactive drugs as a way to induce mental illness. Actually, it is not new. The Jailers of the Soviet Gulag used similar techniques against political dissidents.
Lindauer does make some crazy claims. She says she was a “Back Channel” to Irak, working for the CIA. Before, the 9-11 attacks, she claims the CIA was preparing for the attack and was preparing to blame Irak if it happened. And then there are her 9-11 Inside Job allegations, which are obviously too crazy to talk about.
To protect their cover-up scheme, I got locked in federal prison inside Carswell Air Force Base, while the Justice Department battled to detain me “indefinitely” up to 10 years, without a hearing or guilty plea. Worst yet, they demanded the right to forcibly drug me with Haldol, Ativan and Prozac, in a violent effort to chemically lobotomize the truth about 9/11 and Iraqi Pre-War Intelligence…
I had personal knowledge of the CIA’s advance warnings about 9/11, and how Republican leaders thwarted efforts to preempt the attack. Secondly, I had direct knowledge of Iraq’s contributions to the 9/11 investigation, and how Republican leaders rejected financial documents on early Al Qaeda figures like Ramzi Youssef and Sheikh Abdul Rahmon of Egypt and Sheikh al Zawahiri —who replaced Osama bin Laden as Al Qaeda’s leader. That would have shut down the financial pipeline for terrorism, if Washington cared about results. Finally, my team had successfully negotiated a peace framework with Baghdad that would have achieved all objectives in Iraq without firing a shot.
Oh I was a threat to the Washington elite, no doubt. Without the Patriot Act, the Cover Ups of 9/11 and Iraq would have failed. Given normal due process, I would have shouted truth from the rooftops and exposed them all.
Even crazy people should not be subjected to enhanced interrogation or CIA dirty tricks. Her claims about the treasonous “Patriot Act” are crazy enough to be true.
According to history buff, Alan Batterman, the German word for “Gestapo” is an acronym of GEheim STAdt POlezi.
Translation: “Homeland Security.”
Unhappily, for free thinking Americans, Batterman’s analysis is correct. Paragraph for paragraph, clause for clause, laws establishing fascist control over the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany are replicated in the Patriot Act today.
Like the iron fist of the Nazis and Communists, Americans must submit to “roving surveillance” and warrantless searches, without the requirement of a Judge’s authorization. Surveillance laws are part of a larger arsenal of weapons against political dissidents and whistle blowers.
Most Americans don’t know the Patriot Act authorizes secret charges relying on secret evidence and secret grand jury statements. Under the Patriot Act, Americans have no right to know who has accused them of what criminal activities, or the dates of the alleged offense.
They’re not even told what law was broken. The government has power to lock up Americans on military bases or other prisons without a hearing or trial. We can be detained indefinitely without any rights of due process at all.
The Secret Police imprisoned Lindauer on a military base. That allows complete isolation, and complete loss of Constitutional rights. Lindauer was threatened with indefinite detention, or worse. That gives her, and her narrative credibility. Why should the Fascists in the Department of (In)Justice, who imprisoned her, have any credibility?
What is crazier than giving Nuclear Weapons plans to a terrorist nation such as Iran? The answer is, it is crazier if the CIA gives Nuclear Weapons plans to Iran, to use as a pretext for another criminal war. What is crazier than that? If the CIA makes it a False Flag Operation, blaming the Russians for nuclear proliferation, that is crazier. Presumably, these plans were classified secret. It is OK to release classified information, plans for a Nuclear Weapon, if you are the CIA, and you need another war.
How many laws did the CIA break giving Iran classified information about nuclear weapons? The WhistleBlower who revealed this nuclear terrorism should be rewarded!. Not exactly. The Nuclear terrorists in the Government want to imprison Jeffrey Sterling because he violated the Espionage Act. But it is the CIA who are guilty of espionage, giving classified nuclear secrets to Iran. They claim Sterling revealed classified information. CIA misconduct and incompetence, and nuclear terrorism is classified. It is further claimed that Sterling revealed this, and other secrets to author James Risen, for his book, “State of War”.
This trial will have a Star Witness, Condi “These Boots Are Made For Walking” Rice, former Secretary of State. However, this Trial is problematic for the Jailers of the Gulag. It is difficult to convict honest people, who tell the truth. So, the evidence and witnesses are declared secret and classified. Better yet, do not allow the defense and Sterling to cross examine witnesses. The Prosecuters want to prohibit the defense from cross examining Condi. After all, Condi is special, and the Right to face accusers is inconvenient for a Gulag.
Prosecutors asked U.S. District Court Judge Leonie Brinkema to allow them to show the jury talking points Rice used at the session warning of the grave consequences that could flow from publishing details of the CIA operation. However, the prosecution indicated it wanted to show the jury the talking points without calling Rice as a witness.
The grave consequences should be to purge the CIA of these criminals, who give weapons of mass destruction to nations they want to invade. And Condi Rice is also part of CIA nuclear terrorism and coverup, to give nuclear weapons to Iran. WHO COULD HAVE ANTICIPATED THAT ?
Thomas Drake worked at the most super duper secret agency, the top of the Spying Priesthood, the National Security Agency. Drake released classified information. It is classified because it protects the neo-con secret police, who control an agency embedded in corruption and illegality. He revealed that citizens are subjected to massive and unconstitutional spying. This violates the Espionage Act, and so Drake was targeted.
In my case, while a senior official at the National Security Agency, I found out about the use of electronic eavesdropping on Americans, turning this country into the equivalent of a foreign nation, for the purposes of blanket surveillance and data mining, blatantly disregarding a 23-year legal regime that was the exclusive means for the conduct of such electronic collection and surveillance, which carried criminal sanctions when violated.
And that is just the government. We can assume the corporate, privatized spies, hire the corrupt NSA and CIA spies. Then, they can outsource the COINTELPRO against Peaceniks, Occupiers and Hard Left Bloggers, for fun and profit.
But oops. More crazy, 9-11 Inside Job talk. Drake claims that NSA covered up 9-11, and possibly allowed 9-11 to happen. Move along. Nothing to see here. Ironically, the NSA has been assigned the task of suppressing investigations of 9-11.
I also discovered that NSA had withheld critical and crucial intelligence prior to 9/11 and after 9/11, as well as data and information that was available but remained undiscovered, and if shared—if shared—could have made a decisive difference alone in preventing the 9/11 attacks from ever happening.
I also learned about a massively expensive and failing surveillance program under development called Trailblazer that largely served as nothing more than a funding vehicle to enrich government contractors and keep government program managers in charge, when a cheap, highly effective, and operational alternative called ThinThread was available in-house that fully protected Americans’ privacy rights under the law, while also providing superior intelligence to this nation.
*** The System Versus The Anti-System Radicals And WikiLeaks ***
Bradley Manning is being tortured to break him and provide testimony to destroy Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. These documents belong to taxpayers and taxpayers should have them. But these secrets revealed by WikiLeaks, are the lowest levels of secrecy. These low level secrets that have been revealed, are more than enough, to arouse total disgust. War crimes, corporate corruption, covert operations to steal resources from tribal peoples and so on. The secret government is fighting a world war against the Anti-System Radicals and the Ultra-Leftists.
But, it is hard to believe American citizens are supporting and paying for Child Rape. The Government had successfully quashed public reports of this horrid crime. Gulag Jailer Almanza should introduce as evidence against Manning, the Memo of June 24, 2009, “The Dancing Boys Scandal”.The Military Contractor DynCorp has been involved in child sexual procurement for many years. The Afghan Government wanted the US Government to conceal that DynCorp had obtained a child to be raped by our Afghan allies. It is part of their cultural tradition, probably similar to “Bohemian Groves”. DynCorp makes US taxpayers pay for Child Rape Parties, and there is even a video.
Atmar reiterated his insistence that the U.S. try to quash any news article on the incident or circulation of a video connected with it…
Ambassador Mussomeli discussed a range of issues with Minister of Interior (MoI) Hanif Atmar on June 23. On the Kunduz Regional Training Center (RTC) DynCorp event of April 11 (reftel), Atmar reiterated his insistence that the U.S. try to quash any news article on the incident or circulation of a video connected with it. He continued to predict that publicity would “endanger lives.”
He disclosed that he has arrested two Afghan police and nine other Afghans as part of an MoI investigation into Afghans who facilitated this crime of “purchasing a service from a child.”
Yes, it endangers lives, because it endangers war profits. And who cares about some Afghan child. Certainly, not Hillary’s Deptartment of State. The story was “quashed”. Censorship in Afghanistan and Irak, is a feature, not an anomaly.
But there is more that is astonishing, and not in a good way. There is an obvious way to prevent this sexual abuse by the Serial Rapists of DynCorp. US Military Officers should oversee military contractors, as suggested by the Afghans. Who knew that the US Military does not oversee military contractors. Apparently DynCorp is a Mercenary Army that gives orders to the US Military and US Government.
Placing military officers to oversee contractor operations at RTCs is not legally possible under the current DynCorp contract.
But the Military can murder women and children. The Military can imprison American citizens indefinitely. The Military can even torture its own soldiers to break them. But the US Military cannot stop DynCorp from raping children. What a sad, pathetic War.
Did the treasonous Patriot Act, give corporations such as DynCorp, secret powers? The Patriot Act may have even made President Obama a puppet of the National Security State. The President formerly was Commander in Chief, and was the final authority on what is “classified”. But Barack Obama admits he no longer has that power, and “classified” before this puppet President, “wasn’t classified in the same way”
Who makes the rules for President Obama? General Petraeus, the failed General of two wars, now leads the CIA in its War against Freedom and the Constitution. Petraeus is the Supreme Leader of the President, and allows him to pretend that he is a President. The President declared Manning guilty.
And if you’re in the military…And I have to abide by certain rules of classified information. If I were to release material I weren’t allowed to, I’d be breaking the law.
We’re a nation of laws! We don’t let individuals make their own decisions about how the laws operate. He broke the law.
[Q: Didn't he release evidence of war crimes?]
What he did was he dumped…
[Q: Isn't that just the same thing as what Daniel Ellsberg did?]
No it wasn’t the same thing. Ellsberg’s material wasn’t classified in the same way.
The President is not being truthful. Ellsberg and Manning face similar legal prosecution for similar reasons. These brave patriots revealed Government crimes. The Trial of Manning is an espionage Black Op by a corrupt government with overwhelming tools of oppression. To paraphrase ultra lefty, Revolutionary agitator, Tom Paine, “These are the times that try Patriots souls.” Each day, that Bradley Manning’s soul survives another day of torture, is a victory for the Resistance.
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