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Coup and counter-coup in Washington

Posted by seumasach on November 19, 2012

Webster Tarpley

PressTV

19th November, 2012

This year, a cabal of generals evidently believed it could secure the White House for Mitt Romney by staging the Benghazi incident and using it as the signal for a cold coup under cover of elections — probably including computer-generated election fraud — to bring down Obama. They guessed wrong.

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Werritty accused of anti-Iran plot

Posted by seumasach on October 19, 2011

The exposure of Werrity fits in, then, with the moves against the Murdoch press in that it is consistent with the marginalization of pro-Zionist elements within ruling circles. This would, then, be, not a move against an attack on Iran, but against an association of any such attack with Israel. In fact, it would be a move to facilitate an attack on Iran by removing any association with Zionism and even by pushing Israel to a compromise with  the Palestinians. The liberal imperialists know that pro-western elements inside Iran’s green movement are not pro-Zionist and that, therefore, Israel is an obstacle to mobilising them against Ahmadinejad.

Rory MacKinnon

Morning Star

16th October, 2011

Disgraced defence secretary Liam Fox’s self-styled “adviser” stood accused of conspiring to overthrow the Iranian government today.

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JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters

Posted by seumasach on November 27, 2009

Review of James Douglass’ Book

Edward Curtin

Global Research

27th November, 2009

Despite a treasure-trove of new information having emerged over the last forty-six  years, there are many people who still think who killed President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and why are unanswerable questions.  There are others who cling to the Lee Harvey Oswald “lone-nut” explanation proffered by the Warren Commission.  Both groups agree, however, that whatever the truth, it has no contemporary relevance but is old-hat, history, stuff for conspiracy-obsessed people with nothing better to do.  The general thinking is that the assassination occurred almost a half-century ago, so let’s move on.

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Peter Mandelson- Shadow Prime Minister

Posted by seumasach on August 2, 2009

Behing Jeckyll, the respectable facade of British democracy lies Hyde the oligarchy’s  deep state, its all-pervasive networks. Private armies, private intelligence agencies, think tanks, COBRA- the other shadow cabinet and, here, the shadowy, shadow prime minister-  Peter Mandelson.

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Unaccountable Secret Government: Most Serious Constitutional Crisis in American History

Posted by seumasach on September 16, 2008

 

Sherwood Ross

Global Research

15th September, 2008

ANDOVER , MASS. (Sept. 13)— President Bush’s conduct in office has precipitated a “most serious constitutional crisis,” “one that has already transformed the U.S. from a constitutional republic to an elected monarchy,” a noted political scientist told a conference on seeking prosecution of high Bush administration officials for war crimes. “We need to revers[e] a fifty-year trend towards unaccountable secret government, which can commit crimes with impunity,” said Professor Christopher Pyle of Mount Holyoke College.

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