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Fearmongering Begins: "Seeds Of 9/11 Being Planted All Over Iraq"

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The tangled web of just who is friend and who is foe throughout the Middle East continues but one thing is sure, US politicians won't miss the chance to drum up some fearmongery. Sen. Lindsey Graham said that U.S. officials have warned the next major attack on U.S. soil could emanate from the region, adding "the seeds of 9/11s are being planted all over Iraq and Syria." Media is picking up on the meme fast - "This is a cauldron of future terrorist threats to the west," said CBS analyst and Ret. Gen. Peter Chiarelli, who said that "all Americans should be concerned" by ISIS' quick rise and success in Iraq. It appears simple - the US population must believe that only the US government can prevent the "imminent" threat (that ironically it funded and created). This is a win for both neo-cons (defense spending hoo-rah) and neo-liberals (cover for more boots-on-the-ground broken promises to come). The fearmongery has begun.

Judging by CBS News, we are in major trouble...

Experts say the group's increasing power and reach is concerning, though it's not entirely clear when they might be able to threaten the U.S.


"You've got motivation mixed with opportunity, ideology and foreign fighters and all of that looks like a very extreme version of Afghanistan in the '90s, plus what was happening in Iraq after the Iraq war," said CBS News National Security Analyst Juan Zarate. "This is a cauldron of future terrorist threats to the west."




"The seeds of 9/11s are being planted all over Iraq and Syria," Graham said. "They want an Islamic caliphate that runs through Syria and Iraq...and they plan to drive us out of the Mideast by attacking us here at home."




"These are not monkey bar terrorists out in the desert somewhere planning some very low-level attack. These are sophisticated, command and controlled, seasoned combat veterans who understand the value of terrorism operations external to the region, meaning Europe and the United States. That is about as dangerous a recipe as you can put together," he said.




There have been some indications this might be the group's intent. Army Col. Kenneth King, who was the commanding officer of a U.S. detention camp in Iraq, told the Daily Beast recently that when current ISIS head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was released in 2009, he said, "I'll see you guys in New York."




"That's one of the downsides of U.S. involvement," he told CBS News. "The more we visibly get involved in helping the [Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki] government fight these guys, the more we become a target."




As the groups grow in strength, "we in some ways then have to play defense, which is a lot harder to do if we're not playing offense at the same time," he said.

The neo-cons and neo-liberals appear to have a common enemy once again - the "keep the people scared enough that they'll agree to fund any and everything" Iraq insurgents. As ISIS spreads aross the middle east, it is clear that the US politik must make the US people realize just how critical this is - for spending on defense (Republicans happy) and boots-on-the-ground (Obama rescued from another missed promise thanks to popular support to save us all from ISIS).

Of course the irony is not lost on us that:

On one hand US arms the rebels, Al Qaeda extremists who have warned they will launch an attack


The US government keeps quiet until things go FUBAR


Then, when the same people US supported for so long turn on US national interest, it is time to whip out the 9/11 card

An almost perfect Keynesian hole dug and refilled - that appears to never get old.

h/t WilliamBanzai7


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Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:14 | 4862974 Colonel Klink
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This is a cauldron of future terrorist threats to the west.

I though it was Saudi Arabia, as past history has clearly shown.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:22 | 4862989 Deathrips
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Please im scared...put me in a cage, grab my balls, monitor my thought....Ill pay for it. /s/(do i need this)


Really? What the fuck is wrong with people?



Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:23 | 4863004 Ima anal sphincter
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This whole thing is complete bullshit. I'm sure we're behind ALL of it. More dead people, more TERROR!!!

The wrong folks are dying. Until the right ones do.... this nightmare WILL continue.

(The media is 24/7 in your face with this shit....... It's easy enough to figure out why.)

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:30 | 4863026 max2205
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Move wall St to Detroit and will care

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:35 | 4863039 ACP
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I see an opportunity to stay out of the ME forever...

Tell all welfare recipients that they must fight to stabilize Iraq if they want to continue receiving benefits.

Result = No more US involvement and $1 trillion gets cut out of the annual budget at the same time.


Viola! Two birds with one stone!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:38 | 4863049 knukles
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Could either say "Fuck me, not again" and engage in a monolithic diatribe... OR

Watchu expect?

I'll take "Watchu expect?" for a $100, Alex.

Fuck me, Krugman's gonna have an aneurism of Joy!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:39 | 4863055 Fish Gone Bad
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And this ladies and gentlemen is how the US gets into Syria.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:56 | 4863116 Dr. Destructo
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...and Iran.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:21 | 4863180 Pinto Currency
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The question is who is planting the seeds.

Barrack, Hillary, Lindsay, John McC,...


Financing and supporting the enemy.

There ought to be a law against that.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:28 | 4863207 Xibalba
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All the politicians are happy about this.  if it weren’t for ISIS, we'd be focusing on them instead. 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:52 | 4863297 espirit
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I must be confused, I thought the terrorists came from Saudia Arabia and Israel.


Whocouldanode we're being terrorized by real terrorists terrorizing other terrorists?????? 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:10 | 4863538 Quus Ant
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They're trying to keep gas in your tank and the dollar in your pocket worth a damn.

doin' god's work.  As lloyd would say. .  

I'd think you'd be grateful.



Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:45 | 4863823 litemine
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You can't be serious?    With all the money thru tarp/and qe'S  $us. should have just been handed out to individuals.  It still would have escaped dumbasses but the few who were smart could have improved much more than what has happened. Now it's pretty much   FUBAR.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 20:01 | 4863325 Thought Processor
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I think the US may need to pull off another 9/11 stunt to show the rest of the world it means business here. 

Kind of like kicking one of your own team mates in the nuts in front of your adversaries just to show them how tough you are.  







Mon, 06/16/2014 - 20:26 | 4863397 Never One Roach
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Sales of gas masks, duc tape, etc are going to skyrocket.


Mon, 06/16/2014 - 20:55 | 4863479 Idaho potato head
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As nazerbyev once told bush, um excuse me Putin sits right there.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:09 | 4863119 wee-weed up
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I would bet Al Qaeda will be a big buyer of one-way plane and boat tickets to Mexico before too much longer.

Hey, just walk across the wide-open border. What could be easier. There's no enforcement. Then blend in and sit back and collect free shit from the Obozo Admin before the time comes when you have to carry out your suicide mission.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:39 | 4863057 SafelyGraze
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""This is a cauldron of future terrorist threats to the west," said CBS analyst and Ret. Gen. Peter Chiarelli"

and that, citizen, is why we need more swat teams

they hate us for our tasers

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:48 | 4863095 McMolotov
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CBS "analyst" (sarcastic quotes) and Ret. Gen. Peter Chiarelli >>>>> Pentagon Military Analyst Program v2.0.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:45 | 4863083 ACP
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I'll take Keynesian Economics for $500, Alex.

That's the triple leveraged daily double, Paul!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:38 | 4863054 Big Corked Boots
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welfare = workfare = warfare

I like it.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:25 | 4863012 Hard Assets
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Obama is pulling out of the Middle East.

Let's see what the next administartion does.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:56 | 4863117 TahoeBilly2012
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Yea, right, everywhere but Israel! Basically true. 


Mon, 06/16/2014 - 20:59 | 4863502 Idaho potato head
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If the wheels stay on until then.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:37 | 4863014 Event Horizon
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ISIS has taken control of Baiji oil refinery moments ago after several days of fighting.


(don't know if legit)

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:29 | 4863024 SheepDog-One
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Yea that was pretty stunning how the 9-11 hijackers were Saudis, and none of that was ever mentioned again!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:41 | 4863064 Fish Gone Bad
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Its OK.  All this mess going on in Iraq has apparently been missed by the NSA as well...

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:47 | 4863092 SheepDog-One
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Yea seems the only thing the NSA can really do is harass people's email and phone calls, bunch of hacks.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:29 | 4863211 Xibalba
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there were no hijakerz

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:08 | 4863527 FeralSerf
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What about Cheney, Rummy and their Zio-pals?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:08 | 4863130 Kirk2NCC1701
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Graham got the season wrong: The seeds were planted years ago.  This is just harvest time.  A bitter harvest.

As you sow...

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 20:27 | 4863402 doctor10
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the politicians are just reading from the script their bankers gave them

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:14 | 4862978 davinci7_gis
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Typical America...we go in, stir up the wasp next realy good, get the hell out, and then the hive reinforces itself.  NUKE IT ALL I SAY!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:23 | 4863002 McMolotov
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"In the midnight hour, she cried, Woar! Woar! Woar!" —Evil Billy Idol

Maybe these Magic 9/11 Seeds will produce those green shoots they're always talking about on the teevee.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:09 | 4863148 negative rates
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It's either that or the peaches go sour.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:29 | 4863022 666
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I hope you mean Washington, DC.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:44 | 4863070 buzzsaw99
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yeah, how dare they stir up lindsey graham! ( the wasp, get it?)

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:19 | 4862990 Silver_K-9
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Job/Budget Security...

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:20 | 4862991 Cangaroo.TNT
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And we are Johnny Appleseed.  What a bunch of fucking dipshits. 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:22 | 4862992 ebworthen
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If they were serious about protecting the U.S. they would have closed the borders after 9/11.

But oh no, everyone and their Uncle can stream across the border from wherever.

And if we left the Middle East entirely they could focus on killing each other.

Common sense doesn't fit the M.I.C./Banker agenda though.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:23 | 4863184 disabledvet
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"fear" is not a victory plan either. FREEDOM FROM FEAR IS! "ISIS is murdering people with our weapons and our money." Is this true or not? Don't tell i can't see what people are watching on television! We do have something at keeping Baghdad from exploding we are thus being responsible for preventing the deaths of perhaps why not argue this? There are Cities in the USA too. We prefer those "cauldrons" to stay at peace too do we not? So indeed we do have something worth fighting for here...his name is Al-Maliki and "the democratic process" and the people of Baghdad...but we have to level with the American people before we "seal the deal"...and in so doing we are leveling with the people of Baghdad too are we not? Mistakes have been of them is "if not over there then over here." I think the American people are more informed than that now. They see "trillions" now. There was no draft after 9/11. There could have been...but somebody "had a doubt" and while the financing was unlimited...the war aims were not. Thus "we have the other 1%." Those are the folks who will fight for you...the Sovietski..."the Soldiers Party." As everyone knows "the only things soldiers soldier on."

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:13 | 4863552 FeralSerf
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Why would they have closed the borders after 9/11? The perpetrators knew where the terrorists were and those terrorists wouldn't be stopped at the border. They were already in Washington and New York.

Closing the border would not have kept Bush, Cheney, Rummy and their dual-passport Zio-pals out.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:21 | 4862996 SheepDog-One
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Remember that 'missing airliner' which no shred of evidence not even a seat cushion washed up anywhere? Watch for that to fly into something one of these mornings.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:25 | 4863013 McMolotov
Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:10 | 4863156 negative rates
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Like a timex, takes a lickin, and keeps on tickin.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:14 | 4863562 FeralSerf
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Pussies do that too.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:25 | 4863010 machineh
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If we sacrifice Hillary by hurling her into a volcano, the gods will be appeased and we will be safe.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:34 | 4863036 SheepDog-One
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Great idea! And just think how pleased the gods would be if we threw in Pelosi and the Wookie Moochelle too! Yay!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:35 | 4863043 semperfi
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but the volcano would hate it !  probably puke

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:14 | 4863563 Idaho potato head
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That action would probably trigger Yellowstone.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:06 | 4864276 BigJim
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Wouldn't it be tragic is a supervolcano just appeared under Washington DC, and miraculously only killed politicians, MIC lobbyists, and bankers?

C'mon, God! You used to do this kind of shit from time to time to prove you existed - we need some more evidence now more than ever.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:43 | 4863074 Winston Churchill
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Hitlary + burkha ,are like eggs and bacon.

Same for her spawness.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:29 | 4863023 buzzsaw99
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i don't know why they bother trying to scare people when they can do whatever they want whenever they want. it seems like a waste of effort.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:40 | 4863061 alien-IQ
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they're just testing out the interns propaganda writing skills.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:07 | 4863146 BigDuke6
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The skills of Muslims amounts to machine gunning bound prisoners.

It's obvious they are of limited danger.

Mossad and the Israelis pulled off 9/11, it's now more obvious than ever.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:16 | 4863568 FeralSerf
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It's a game. The Grand Chessboard.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:32 | 4863029 Aussie V
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So, let me get this straight and try and understand all this.

1. Al Quada is the No. 1 enemy right?

2. Al Quada is not the No.1 enemy when they are willing to fight our enemies?

3. Iran is the No.1.1 real dangerous atomic powered enemy?

4. Although Iran is an ally when we have a common enemy?

5. Syria is the dirtiest most rotten enemy!! Yuk Yuk Yuk we hate Assad and Syria

6. But, Assad also hates Isis which may? make Assad an ally???

7. Al Quada is bad, very bad. But there is a branch off of AlQuada that is even worse than them called Isis.

8. Now, Isis is worse than Assad, Iran, Al Quada and Putin all rolled into one. Even though there is only 800-1000 of em. Right?

9. Even though Isis is bad man, and beating all of our other enemies, which somehow makes em even worse, they are not bad enough to try and beat.

10. AND Iraq is a "stone free land" because we don't need boots on the ground!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:35 | 4863040 Citxmech
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That's pretty much what we're being told.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:42 | 4863069 One of We
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Well yes, and no.  Check back next week.....

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:19 | 4863574 FeralSerf
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Fortunately for them, memories are exceedingly short.

For example, many posters here seem to think Bush was a good guy and they seem to want his brother Jeb running things.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:15 | 4863168 Chupacabra-322
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@ Aussie V,

Anyone who believes that all this upheaval in the Middle East transpired spontaneously is nieve.

Just "Co incidence" all this occurred at the close of Bilderburg. Not only is the Criminal UNITES STARES, CORP. INC., CIA / State Dept. arming, funding & training AL CIA duh terror organizations via Libia, Syria, Turkey, NATO & Saudi Arabia.

But we're now actually fighting the exact same AL CAI duh terror organizations the Criminal UNITED STATES, CORP. INC. destabilized Iraq, Lybia & Syria to begin with.

So, we 're in bed & aligned with known Nazi Fascist in the Ukraine & Islamic AL CIA duh terror organizations in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Lybia, Syria but not Iraq.

What a Mind Fuck!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:32 | 4863031 fauxhammer
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If Lindsey Graham was attacked from the rear, Greece would be nowhere in sight

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:47 | 4863088 WillyGroper
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Not required.

Echo chamber.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:32 | 4863032 Big Corked Boots
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The war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous. Hierarchical society is only possible on the basis of poverty and ignorance. This new version is the past and no different past can ever have existed. In principle the war effort is always planned to keep society on the brink of starvation. The war is waged by the ruling group against its own subjects and its object is not the victory over either Eurasia or East Asia, but to keep the very structure of society intact.

(y'all already know who wrote that)

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:37 | 4863051 SheepDog-One
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Also, gotta factor in how war is great for gubmint because it weeds out those who would fight them here. Just leaves Hover 'Around riders and the F-troopers.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:06 | 4863141 Kirk2NCC1701
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Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:33 | 4863033 alexcojones
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When you say seeds, you mean green shoots, right?

Like the green shoots of missing money right before 911. Like the $2 trillion of missing money mentioned by Rumsfeld on Sep 10. Money vaporized forever when NORAD stood down.

Those seeds of 911, right?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:34 | 4863038 semperfi
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The media doens't know how right they are - although they are a little late - since the biggest threat is the radical muslim terrorist we have for President that has done more to destroy the USA than anyone else.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:36 | 4863045 Chupacabra-322
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"Once the main string of 911 is pulled, the whole carpet of USG BIG LIES starts to unravel. And the SSG knows if this continues their whole system of BIG LIES will collapse eventually like a house of cards. And that is now what is starting to happen. So they know their time is probably short and they have become desperate like a cornered, wounded animal." Veterans Today

“We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.”

– William Casey, CIA Director (from first staff meeting, 1981)

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:08 | 4863147 Kirk2NCC1701
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In that Casey... what is that Master of Deceit doing these days, now that he's retired?

Living the good lie?

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:36 | 4863048 rwe2late
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Lindsey Graham is correct.

"the seeds of 9/11s are being planted all over Iraq and Syria."

Of course, he conveniently fails to explain that it is the US/NATO/Saudis/Israel doing the plowing, planting, fertilizing, and planning to profit from a harvest of mayhem.


Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:43 | 4863065 SheepDog-One
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'Seeds of 9-11 being planted'....yea that's great and all but I want to know who got the contract to retrofit the airliner with the remote control gear, and what manner of payload it will be carrying.
BTW, NSA go fuck ya selfs, never had me fooled with this bullshit.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:39 | 4863056 mototard
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An alternative view would suggest that radicals such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Hassan al-Banna might actually destroy Islam.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:45 | 4863080 SheepDog-One
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'Seeds of 9-11 being planted all over the mid east'.....what, with Tha Messiah in there? Inconceivable!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:46 | 4863087 JuliaS
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"Motivation mixed with oportunity."

Bombing civilians? Check!

Arming radicals? Check!

Not seeing it (i.e. anything) coming? Check!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:04 | 4863135 rickv404
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Get ready for $6 a gallon gas, and further job losses.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 20:05 | 4863338 espirit
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We go full retard here when gas goes over $4.00 per gallon.


This is going to get interesting.

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 01:55 | 4864121 Jano
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Today's price in Austria: Euro 1,45/liter turns to be usd 6,20.

a very moderate price in EU.

Neigbouhring Slovakia has 1,505, which is 6,45

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:04 | 4863138 gdiamond22
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The seeds of 9/11 reside in the Rose Garden.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:21 | 4863183 Duffminster
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Lest we forget what happened on 9/11 and the plea of the first responders at the end of part 3 of "The New Pearl Harbor" a review of the facts and outstanding questions seems in order.   Anyone who see's this documentary and is all ok with it should be on the first plane to help Iraq in my opinion.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:44 | 4863268 robertsgt40
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The word ISIS has no place in the Arab language. ISIS is a goddess in freemasonry. She is worshipped in the occult. Osiris also. Think oblisk.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 20:13 | 4863362 djrichard
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It's the self-licking ice cream cone

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 20:58 | 4863497 moroots
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GDP to the fuckin moon!  The NEW YORK TIMES said war is great for the economy.  Enough of our long, national nightmare of peace and brotherhood with other countries!

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:07 | 4863523 billw
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We did not start this crap for those who can't remember 911. Also the same Islamic radicals had been bombing our installations for years before that ( embassies and the USS Cole during Clinton's time in office)). We do have a choice. That will be more 911s and Boston Marathon type bombings, or we fight and kill them in their own lands. We will see how many bombings it takes in our country for the people to decide where they want to fight the Islamic radicals.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:31 | 4863612 FeralSerf
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How do you know those "Islamic radicals" weren't working for the CIA, MI6 or Mossad? They have more to gain than a bunch of Bedouins.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:01 | 4863711 rwe2late
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You are incorrect.

From the alliance with Zionism, to the Iranian Shah, to the original support for Saddam, to promoting the wahhabist Saudis and Bin Laden, to the illegal invasion and destruction of Iraq sold on a pack of lies ... the US government has been heavily involved as a self-serving instigator.

US Puppet Regimes in the Muslim World Are All Tyrannies

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 21:33 | 4863622 jonjon831983
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9/11 TIMES 100


and for the voters Family Guy covered it

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:24 | 4863777 AdvancingTime
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 Americans have come to view Snowden as more  of a whistle-blower rather then as a traitor as the White House tried to paint him. Interestingly a gender gap emerges on how people see the government’s anti-terrorism programs with men being more inclined to think the government has gone to far, it also seems that younger voters, those in their twenties are appalled by the intrusions into our privacy.

Will terrorists kill innocent civilians in the years to come? Of course. They did so more than 100 years ago, when they were called anarchists—and a responsible nation-state must take reasonable measures to protect its citizens. But there is no way to completely eliminate terrorism.The challenge that confronts us is how we will live with that threat. We have created an economy of fear, an industry of fear, a national psychology of fear. Al Qaeda could never have achieved that on its own. We have inflicted it on ourselves. More on this subject in the article below.


Tue, 06/17/2014 - 04:02 | 4864200 orangegeek
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An army of 2000 taking over Iraq.


Now another 9/11.



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