Neoliberal News of the Day: Columbus Day, 2015

by Scott Creighton

“I do not take my mandate from the European people.” Trade Commissioner, Cecilia Malmström on the public outcry over the TTIP

Today is the day we gather separately on our various social media enabling devises to celebrate good old Chris Columbus landing in the New World bringing the joy joy feelings of Christianity to the dark savages of the continent.

Let’s take a moment to reflect on the good-old days as the nation building exercise in Syria, Iraq and Turkey crumbles (a.k.a. “ISIS”)

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I do not take my mandate from those feather wearing monkeys” Christopher Columbus on discovering the New World

And now… some Neoliberal News of the Day:

Hundreds of Thousands March in Berlin Against TTIP Trade Deal –  “Hundreds of thousands of people rallied on Saturday afternoon in the German capital against the massive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) accord being negotiated by the European Union and the United States. Critics say the trade deal will benefit large corporations at the expense of average Europeans.”

‘Threat to democracy’: 3mn Europeans sign petition against TTIP  –  “Anti-TTIP activists have submitted a 3 million-signature petition to the European Commission in London and Brussels in a bid to halt secret trade negotiations between the EU, US and Canada. The petition, believed to be one of the largest ever compiled, calls for an immediate end to Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations.”

TTIP: Attack on Democracy and the Constitutional State

I didn’t think TTIP could get any scarier, but then I spoke to the EU official in charge of it –  “Yet when I asked the trade commissioner how she could continue her persistent promotion of the deal in the face of such massive public opposition, her response came back icy cold: “I do not take my mandate from the European people.”

There’s no reason to celebrate the TPP

Clinton’s TPP backflip just another U-turn

Todd: Hillary ‘Pushed and Praised’ TPP on at Least 45 Separate Occasions

Obama defends controversial TPP deal and dismisses secrecy concerns

Leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership Document Raises New Concerns For Progressives  – ““The new monopoly rights for big pharmaceutical firms would compromise access to medicines in TPP countries,” Peter Maybarduk, the program director at Public Citizen’s Global Access to Medicines, told The Independent. “The TPP would cost lives.”

Rights guaranteed under the deal could mean that generic versions of life-saving medicines are not developed or available as early, delaying access for poorer people.

Internet freedom advocates, too, criticized elements of the chapter. The countries in the agreement, the United States, Vietnam, Peru, Mexico, Malaysia, Japan, Canada, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Chile, and Brunei, will be able to force each other to suspend legal proceedings if the proceedings will reveal information “detrimental to a party’s economic interests, international relations, or national defense or national security,” BoingBoing reported.”

(Members of congress can only read the deal in a locked, sealed room in the basement of the capitol and it has to remain a secret from the public for a period of 4 years after it is ratified and signed.)

I don’t take my mandate from those blue jean wearing monkeys called the American people. If they were worthy of consideration, they would be rich” Barack H. Obama

#FeelTheBern : Sanders Now Pushing for “Broadened” Background Checks

by Scott Creighton

Old #FeelTheBern has jumped into the gun-control via mental hygiene laws debate with both feet backing the corporate rights-grabbing agenda. So much for the guy who supported the second amendment and voted against the Brady Bill. With new promising poll numbers we get a new go-along-to-get-along Bernie.

So much for the hero of the fringe left.

Bernie Sanders is nothing more than a sheepdog. His purpose is to bring the stragglers of the left back into the warm embrace of the centrist, corporate Democratic Party. The self-proclaimed “socialist” has never offered one single real alternative to our beloved capitalist system, offering only mild restraints to an out of control savage capitalist feeding frenzy taking place in New York, DC and London at this time.

Remember, in 2000, the “socialist” and “populist” Bernie Sanders voted FOR the complete deregulation of derivatives back when Brooksley Born was fighting the Clintons and Wall Street to stop the pending destabilization we witnessed in 2008.

As for the 2003 American Dream Downpayment Act, the George Bush plan to give down-payment money to unqualified sub-prime buyers who were being used to create the derivative bombs that demoed our economy, I dare you to try to find the roll-call vote in the House. It may have been a unanimous voice vote and that would mean he voted for that treason as well. Or he may have skipped that one which took place on the Dec. 8th, 2003.

As for his protective stance on Israel and the mental gymnastics he performs publicly in order to excuse their brutal treatment of Palestinians, I find it all pretty repulsive. As I do much of his bullshit these days.

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Russian Airstrikes Force Obama to End $500 Million Dollar “Moderate” Terrorist Program in Syria

by Scott Creighton

UPDATE: Putin Bombs Islamic State, Saudis Bomb a Wedding and Obama Bombs a Hospital. Tell me… who are the terrorists again?


The Russian airstrikes are having a pronounced effect on the Obama administration’s regime change operation in Syria.

Do you guys remember years ago when the ‘conspiracy theorists’ were the only ones saying the ‘civil war’ in Syria was really all about Obama forcing a regime change? And now, well that’s common knowledge, isn’t it? Even from the spokesman from the White House, the story is all about removing the legitimate government of the country. Everyone is a conspiracy theorist these days.. even the folks at Bloomberg.

A week into Russia’s military intervention in Syria, some top White House advisers and National Security Council staffers are trying to persuade President Barack Obama to scale back U.S. engagement there, to focus on lessening the violence and, for now, to give up on toppling the Syrian regime. Bloomberg

Now that Russia is actually targeting our CIA-backed “moderate” terrorist groups in Syria, they are starting to lose serious ground. The Syrian military was holding them at bay and did pretty well fighting against a cowardly terrorist unconventional warfare operation for 4 years, but as the US, France and a number of other countries started bombing campaigns in support of our terrorists freedom fighters, the playing field shifted and the government of Syria was in deep trouble.

That’s why Russia decided to level it a bit and jumped in to support the Syrian government.

Since then the CIA’s “moderate” terrorists are on the run and it appears the US has decided to stop hiring thugs from places like Jordan and Saudi Arabia for the time being. That $500 million dollar terrorism slush fund is going to have to be re-purposed, according to the Pentagon and the White House.

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Dutch media sue govt, demand it release full info on MH17 crash

from RT

It seems to me that [such actions] are unworthy of an open, democratic society,” he said in the RTL press release.

Three Dutch media companies have filed a joint lawsuit against the country’s Security and Justice Ministry, demanding that it disclose more documents relating to the MH17 catastrophe investigation after the ministry’s refusal to release the information.

The Netherlands Broadcasting Foundation (NOS); the Dutch subsidiary of the European TV, radio and production company RTL Group; and the Dutch daily Volkskrant have joined forces to appeal the Netherlands Security and Justice Ministry’s refusal to make public “many documents” concerning the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash in Eastern Ukraine last year, NOS said in a press release.

The three media companies had previously appealed to the ministry separately, asking it to disclose MH17 investigation data based on the Freedom of Information Law (WOB). The aim of the companies was to bring to light the details of the tragedy, as well as to reconstruct the actions of Dutch officials after the catastrophe.

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CNN’s Bullshit Report About Russian Cruise Missiles Hitting Iran: Tehran Calls Report “psychological war”

by Scott Creighton

UPDATE: An Iranian general calls these claims “blatant lies


CNN is the fascist version of a state-TV “news” service in that everything they do is in direct support of our fascist imperialist agenda either at home or overseas. That makes CNN a defacto branch of US Special Forces operating as an unconventional warfare/psychological warfare operation.

Keeping that in mind, CNN’s intrepid Barbara Starr and Jeremy Diamond are reporting, based on more of their famous “undisclosed military sources”, that several of Russia’s cruise missiles hit a civilian area in Iran today.

A number of cruise missiles launched from a Russian ship and aimed at targets in Syria have crashed in Iran, two U.S. officials told CNN Thursday.

Monitoring by U.S. military and intelligence assets has concluded that at least four missiles crashed as they flew over Iran.

The U.S. believes, based on intelligence reports of damage assessments, that some buildings were damaged and civilians may have been hurt.

It’s unclear where in Iran the missiles landed. CNN Mockingbirds, Starr and Diamond

The story is so ridiculous, it makes one wonder if Starr and Diamond didn’t just make it up themselves.

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Oregon Shooting Hoax: Chris Harper-Mercer’s Fake Manifesto Exposed (Redsilverj)

by Scott Creighton (video from Redsilverj)


Yes, these are all about passing laws (like the Elliot Rogers Bill) which allow law enforcement to deny individuals their constitutional rights based on someone’s assessment of their personal beliefs. They can claim you display certain tendencies online or through emails which make you more prone to committing a mass shooting or some other pre-crime event and remove weapons from your household before you do a thing. You don’t have to be convicted of a felony. You don’t have to be diagnosed by a psychological health professional. What they want is to be able to have the ISPs or other Big Business entities collect your data, review it via their own systems and then make a determination as to your POTENTIAL for causing trouble.

And look, it won’t stop with simply taking your second amendment rights away. You could be detained without just cause or denied social services. There are any number of potentially devastating results that will be implemented via a slow creep toward fascism. Removing someone’s right to bare arms is just the beginning.

And the start of all of this, is of course, the mental hygiene laws being pushed by the likes of Billionaire Bloomberg. That’s why the “manifestos” of these patsies are so important. Any fool with half a brain should be able to understand that a electronic file could have been written by anyone. No handwriting to compare. No signature. Yet, here we are, accepting these ridiculous “confessions” as legitimate. Of course they aren’t.

UPDATE: Wanna see some horrible crisis acting? Watch this

Why Is the U.S. Refusing An Independent Investigation If Its Hospital Airstrike Was An “Accident”?

(No Mr. McCain, we do that. But I’m glad to see you agree it’s a horrible war-crime if it was done on purpose. finally we agree on something.)

from the Intercept

In Geneva this morning, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) demanded a formal, independent investigation into the U.S. airstrike on its hospital in Kunduz. The group’s international president, Dr. Joanne Liu (pictured above, center), specified that the inquiry should be convened pursuant to war-crime-investigating procedures established by the Geneva Conventions and conducted by The International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission. “Even war has rules,” Liu said. “This was just not an attack on our hospital. It was an attack on the Geneva Conventions. This cannot be tolerated.”

Liu emphasized that the need for an “independent, impartial“ investigation is now particularly compelling given what she called “the inconsistency in the U.S. and Afghan accounts of what happened over the recent days.” On Monday, wedocumented the multiple conflicting accounts offered in the first three days by the U.S. military and its media allies, but the story continued to change even further after that. As The Guardian’s headline yesterday noted, the U.S. admission that its own personnel called in the airstrike – not Afghan forces as it claimed the day before – meant that “US alters story for fourth time in four days.” All of this led Liu to state the obvious today: “We cannot rely on internal military investigations by the U.S., NATO and Afghan forces.”

An independent, impartial investigation into what happened here should be something everyone can immediately agree is necessary. But at its daily press briefing on Monday, the U.S. State Department, through its spokesman Mark Toner, insisted that no such independent investigation was needed on the ground that the U.S. Government is already investigating itself and everyone knows how trustworthy and reliable this process is:

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