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It's Time For The BRICS To Act To Counter US Destabilization Efforts

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Submitted by Ben Tanosborn of Tanosborn.com,

It had to happen!  The blame game on that horrendous airline incident, Malaysian Flight MH17, has reached the expected loud monotone of pointing fault, lock, stock and barrel at Russia… and, more specifically, to that villain ex-KGB Slav, Vladimir Putin.
 
US media barrage of grotesque and obscene propaganda against America’s former foe and competitor, whether filtering down from the top or randomly finding placement in the emotions of a brainwashed citizenry, has found a leader of this warring marching band in Barack Obama.  The neocon ruling forces in the US State Department together with the bellicosarians running the Pentagon have found a perfect mouthpiece in the president of the US, an unlikely candidate just a few years ago, to do their bidding in Leo Strauss’ messianic vision to rule the World.
 
America’s few leadership voices of dissent and reasonableness against such ill-conceived propaganda, those of Libertarian Ron Paul and Professor Stephen Cohen (NY University) uniquely standing out, are drowned in a sea of US-poisoned waters where an armada of sanctions is unjustly landing on a nation, Russia, which dares stand for a right to secure its own historic geopolitical status… doing so without expressed or implied ambitions to extend its power and influence over others in the world… as the US does.
 
If blame is to be directed at any nation for the downing of this aircraft, the investigation needs to be pointed at what has transpired during this past year in Ukraine.  It was not Russia, or separatists in Eastern Ukraine, that created Ukraine’s political chaos.  It was the United States using its money and influence over a subservient European Union that brought down the democratically elected government in Kiev and stirred the ultimate separatist unrest.  So, if anyone is deserving of the ultimate, root-cause blame for this sordid loss of life, it should be the United States Machiavellian players now running Washington.  However, we might honor the memory of these innocent victims of flight MH17 by reaching a modus operandi consensus so that incidents such as this do not occur again.
 
But how is the world to counter the power of any nation, or block of nations, running amok to establish some form of supremacy over the rest?
 
We are just a year short of seven decades having a world body as a go-to place where the world problems can be voiced, discussed and hopefully resolved.  But as its ill-fated predecessor, the League of Nations, the United Nations was the creation of victorious nations after a world war… and those major victorious nations, singly or in commonality of interests with allies and partners, always appear to maintain their veto-of-interest over what might be right or fair, regardless of voted-on resolutions, or findings.
 
Although in some areas the UN has provided mankind a measure of solace and benefit, in key areas of peace, human rights and universal justice, it has not netted the minimum passing grade, thus indicating to the world that its charter needs to either be revised (rewritten); or that the world at large must direct their hopes and expectations in other directions where arbitration and eventual resolution of problems rule the day.
 
When one sees in the news UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon standing side by side with US Secretary of State John Kerry, in an alliance unlikely to stop Netanyahu’s blood-letting in Gaza, we correctly assume it to be what it really is: another diplomatic ploy.  Ultimately placing the blame on Hamas for not agreeing to the peace-plan-du-jour offered by Egypt, and consented to by the Arab League, will not resolve the endless conflict in which Palestine has been mired since the creation of modern Israel in 1947.  All players involved in finding a solution for a peaceful Palestine have failed repeatedly, possibly – some would say precisely – because of the US prejudicial involvement in the entire affair, and the definitive Zionist control over American foreign policy.
 
If the UN is incapable to change or influence the hegemonic geopolitical behavior of the United States... where else can the world look to find resolution to conflicts such as we have in Gaza and Ukraine today?
 
Enter the BRICS group of nations; escorted by other smaller nations that prefer dignified independence to protection from a bully they mistrust.  Can this group bring a friendlier, more humane atmosphere where peace and international brotherhood prevail?  It’s certainly worth a try: a way for 80 percent of the world’s population to find their rightful place; and for the presently ruling 20 percent to become more humanized.
 
Will the BRICS nations take up the challenge?

 

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Wed, 07/23/2014 - 22:56 | 4996494 q99x2
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Washington D.C. is attacking the US and destabilising it now that the BRICS are on the defensive.

Help!

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:02 | 4996515 knukles
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Everybody is in writing that Putin has been vanquished, squeezed, up against the wall (motherfuckers) nailed, usurped, rid of completely, marginalized and fucked over royally.
Let's assume that to be the "troof"
Where does that put the West's leadership and magnanimous saviors of the Human Condition?

Huh?

LOL

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:08 | 4996526 palmereldritch
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#Putin did it!

Case closed man*

*Sincerely, The State Department

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:14 | 4996552 knukles
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If he's so impotent how come he keeps on ticking?
Oh my, guess logic is lost in PropagandaLand

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:20 | 4996575 0b1knob
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BRICS vs PRICS (Propaganda Regurgitating Ignorant Corrupt States)?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:36 | 4996620 bag holder
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The premise of the article is that Putin's a victim; hardly plausible.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:07 | 4997101 0z
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There is no world, there are no nations; only a bunch of monkeys and fraudsters. These people live in fantasy land, they actually believe the Pharaoh is the son of God.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:20 | 4997107 negative rates
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It was all done for the love of oil.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:57 | 4997131 Oracle of Kypseli
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@ Bag Holder

Keep holding that bag.

Great article by Pepe Escobar http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/CEN-01-230714.html 

Putin knows that the US and Ukraine know exactly how it happened in every detail, but waiting for the moment the lies become so rediculous before he presents all the evidence perhaps in front of the UN security council and embarasses them.

 

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:16 | 4996558 max2205
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UN is a joke....

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:28 | 4996598 palmereldritch
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It's pronounced, yoU eNd

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:32 | 4996608 knukles
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Next demonstration of Human Empathy will be ISIS chairing the Human Rights Commission

Stranger and more disgusting shit's happened.
Put them (UN) in the same box as BIS, IMF, World Bank, Trilateral Commission, Tavistock, Satan, et al

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:07 | 4996915 UselessEater
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UN is a joke....

 

Really? Who will get the last laugh?

edit: that was 'sardonic' for red arrow voters

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:56 | 4996676 kchrisc
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The UN needs, at a minimum, kicked out and off the American country.

 

"Guillotine or go!"

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:09 | 4997164 UselessEater
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kchrisc, off the entire planet also works.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:23 | 4996729 cowdiddly
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Ive come to the conclusion that if anything bad happens anywhere in the world it's either Bush's fault, Hitler's fault, Putin's fault or if your my wife,"little hitler", its my fault.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:53 | 4996813 Al Huxley
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We must be married to the same person, funny I've never noticed you around.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:37 | 4997045 barre-de-rire
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DAD ??!!?

 

/s

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:06 | 4997158 Oracle of Kypseli
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You left out the "buttler"

Two stuffy old ladies coming out of Saint Patrick's Cathedral on NY's fifth avenue, and one says to other that she read that a new study proved that it was not the Jews that crucified Christ. The other one said: "I wonder who did it?" and answering her own question she said: "It must have been those damn Puertoricans"

So, add Puertoricans in the bunch.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:40 | 4997123 AnAnonymous
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Everybody is in writing that Putin has been vanquished, squeezed, up against the wall (motherfuckers) nailed, usurped, rid of completely, marginalized and fucked over royally.

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Everybody? Must be everybody the way 'americans' understand it, that is, everybody at the exclusion of all the others.

Old american trick, used since the beginning, all human being have human rights save human beings who are not actually human beings etc

Currently, some part of the 'american' middle class is angered because they no longer receive their fair share of the loot from their government so it leads them to rant over and over again and even sink lower in propaganda.

For the others (that include 'americans' who receive their fair share of the loot), they know it is only the start.
To compare, 'americans' had already plans to land grab the place from the Indians in 1776. The last bit of land transfer was executed in 1898.

Yes, 'americans' have perfected their theft art in the meantime. Nevertheless, no matter how good they are, it is known that it will take more than a couple of years to play their magic in central asia.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:21 | 4996747 HardAssets
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The Daily Bell, libertarian & anti NWO, questions that the BRICS are real. A thought provoking article:

http://thedailybell.com/news-analysis/35498/The-Manipulated-Dialectical-...

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:30 | 4996760 DoChenRollingBearing
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Nice!  That article will be helpful when I write my own on the "BRICS Bank".

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 01:59 | 4996883 walküre
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I'm waiting for an opportunity to own shares in their bank. FWIW, the only bank I'd buy shares in now.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:14 | 4997171 UselessEater
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Yes hard not to notice the latest extended version of "most favoured nation"....with a gold twist.

 

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 08:04 | 4997185 HardAssets
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I don't know if that article's opinions are true or not. It does present a viewpoint that I haven't considered very much before. IMO it's a good idea to look at a broad range of opinion. This gives you alternatives to consider if some facts do not seem to fit your existing view of a situation.

Personally, I haven't yet seen enough supporting evidence to change my opinion to that expressed in the article - that the BRICS are a globalist con job. I posted the link hoping others would post evidence (not just opinions) on this - pro & con.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:36 | 4997043 Bioscale
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Thanks for the link. I checked TDB recently and it seemed to be down with web servers returning nothing.

Good to know it lives and produces hight quality content.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:26 | 4996752 IllusionOfChoice
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Dear The Hague,

Please try Bush and Cheney for war crimes. Your action may help clean up our foreign policy. Then please try Obama.

Sincerly,

America's Citizenry

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:52 | 4997053 The_Prisoner
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Good start. But they are way behind schedule on Kissinger, Rumsfeld, Netanyahu.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:57 | 4997056 OldPhart
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Isn't it too god damned bad that our intelligence service has called bullshit on all of the War Criminal Obama's Administrations accusations?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:12 | 4997169 cnmcdee
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"And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy."

Beast UN system rises from the people, having seven heads and 10 UN regions.. One of the heads (Obama?) was mortally wounded but healed and the world wondered after the beast.

1942 Map of 10 UN Region Divide of World - http://nuclearsuntan.blogspot.ca/

Amazing how accurate the ol book is, only problem is what it talks about prior to Rev 13. -  that is Rev 6 (White Horse / Red Horse / Black Horse and Pale Horse. = Fighting all over / Then a Financial Collapse / Then a Famine Plaque etc.

Whoda thunk! Want an investment tip - I recommend RICE and BEANS because the psycopaths world over are going to hold everybody hostage and screw everybody over.

 

 

 

 

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 22:58 | 4996501 Eireann go Brach
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One of the wheels fell off my fucking scooter at Walmart today! Does Obongocare cover it?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:00 | 4996505 Ralph Spoilsport
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At Walmart? Better call Saul.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:03 | 4996517 knukles
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Yes, Obongocare will fix the scooter.  And any underage 2 legged sand fleas without ID.
You will be sent the bill.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:35 | 4996769 SF beatnik
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Bringing the Congo to a Walmart near you

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:08 | 4996530 dirtyfiles
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not just the wheel but the whole new scooter with teleprompter mounted on it and global positioning system hooked and AK47

good lock comrade..

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:05 | 4996521 disabledvet
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I'm not sure how the world will react to say..."2000 killed in missile strike on Tel Aviv."

This thing has gotten real ugly real fast. Sounds more like "chaos is the master of us" now.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:50 | 4996667 Let them eat iPads
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I don`t know how the world will react but I`ll react with a massive erection.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:38 | 4996778 SF beatnik
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I'm not sure how my neighbors will react when an EMP nuke of unknown origin puts the USA back into the stone age. That could ugly really fast. 

THINK KARMA.

 

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:07 | 4996528 TeaParterade
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zero hedge should put its money where its month is and move its bloggers and server location to beijing becuase of its hatred of western style econnomies. then, zero hedge should try to publish any blog posts related to the chinese fradulent economic data, and do so on a consistent continuing basis. 

zero hedge forgets that it can post and encourage the kind of dialougie it has on the internet through the result of western style, however flawed democracies which end up with western style economies. 

if the US government and legal system is built upon lies and conspiracy, then zero hedge should MUCH prefer the transparent chinese legal system and government bureacracy no?? 

send us a pic of your office in beijing!

 

 

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:14 | 4996555 medium giraffe
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+1 for false dichotomy.  love a good false dichotomy. never fails to entertain.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:34 | 4996612 knukles
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11 weeks 11 hours ... do I sense another troll up there, MG?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:25 | 4997070 what's that smell
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the neoziocons will NEVER allow the ascendancy of brics.

"you'll have to pry the last fiat dollar from my cold dead hands," MH17 cabal.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 18:40 | 5001090 medium giraffe
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Just the one?  Place is friggin' overrun.  Infested.  Fetch the troll spray Knuk...

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:31 | 4996762 Tulpa
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It's not a false dichotomy at all.  The author of this cruddy article is openly saying the BRICs are better than the US.

Of course this article never would have been allowed to be published in the R or the C, at least.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:45 | 4997087 Winston Churchill
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Not really possible not to be.

Even Idi Amin is looking good right now.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:17 | 4996567 palmereldritch
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Say.....you must be AnAnonymous' substance abusing alter ego: Mr. High'd

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:26 | 4996579 TungstenBars
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Fairly certain ZH servers are not in the USSA

 

Also, "us": are you referring to your NSA pedophile butt buddies?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:42 | 4996789 Tulpa
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Where did he say the servers were in the US?  His point was that ZH apparently doesn't feel safe putting its servers in the bastions of truth and freedom they seem to admire so much (Putinland and Chicommia).

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:29 | 4996580 Gadfly
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False choice.  The choice isn't between the current U.S. governent of liars, and the Chineese government of liars.  There is another choice.  A better and more honest and just government right here, right now, by and for the people.  That's the real choice, whether we know it or not.  Because that's what we really want, in our heart of hearts.  Do you really want to settle for less?  Because if you settle for less, I guarantee, you'll get less.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:38 | 4996777 Tulpa
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The article he's responding to is not a plea for improving the US, it's a plea for foreign countries (half of them ruthlessly authoritarian) to militate against the US.

You want to talk about all the things wrong with the current administration and Congress, etc?  Please do.  I'll talk your ear off with my problems with them too!  But if someone tries to compare Putin and the Chicoms favorably to the US they can fuck off.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:25 | 4996594 lasvegaspersona
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TP (may I call you TP?)

You are referencing the America of my youth. Today's america uses it's buddies in the internet media to oh so subtley censor videos and comments with the various tricks of the trade. Google and YouTube especially have been found to alter ratings and actually hide opinions they do not agree with.

It is more subtle that burning books but it is the same chicken shit idea.

As a voter, taxpayer and general fool for decades all I can say is I'm dissappointed, I know there are worse places, the problem is that it used to be there weren't many that were better.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:36 | 4996611 williambanzai7
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The winner of today's spelling bee. A grandiloquent achievement accomplished in a mere 11 weeks.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:38 | 4996633 denverdolomte
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I hope this continues on a constant continuing basis. The dialougie is just amazing. 

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:35 | 4996773 CrazyCooter
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We used to have dia-loogie spitting contests when I was a kid. I always lost because one of the other kids was always sick and hacked these mean lung oysters all the time.

Regards,

Cooter

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:43 | 4996794 IridiumRebel
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I dropped a dialog in the toilet. Go take a whiff.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:14 | 4996658 matrix2012
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@ TeaParterade et al,

America is supposed to be a nice and beautiful country, and the folks there are supposed to be nice people running a normal life like this for instance, akin to the rest of the world.

However, the US GOVERNMENT and most if not all political institutions there are steadily infested and controlled in totality by the Tribe (CFR, FED et al), that's the Zlonlst Intl_Global ( Sayanim !? - pdf )

This nearly complete acquisition makes the America's face and hands terribly, extremely ugly and bloody!!!

The Tribe really demonizes America to become the Greatest Satan on earth.

Having said this, I do still sincerely hope the true American people can and will take back their country for the genuine peace and happiness of their own lives and the ROW!

Taking care of their own lives and running normal lives as the ROW and stop dominating and intervening into other nations' affairs!  As naive as the wish may sound to be, I still keep it deep in my heart.  Of course I can't expect the same from those dual-passport creatures.

 

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:08 | 4996708 MASTER OF UNIVERSE
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Authoritarianism at it's finest, eh. Line em' up and shoot them against the wall type, eh?

Countries? We don't need no stinkin' countries, this is Internet.

 

OCCUPY USA - OCCUPY EVERYTHING

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:42 | 4996787 SF beatnik
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The question is, would the zerohedge server hardware be less vulnerable to NSA hacking were it located in China?  My preference would be France or Russia.

Anyone else been noticing weird behavior of this site, lately?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 01:22 | 4996847 MiTasol
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Maybe Iceland would be a good choice?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 01:12 | 4996836 matrix2012
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for those who are new to DEAN HENDERSON, the American author of this awesome book: Big Oil & Their Bankers In The Persian Gulf:  Four Horsemen, Eight Families & Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics & Terror Network, purchase a copy and read it over... or read this fascinating kick-off chapter:

 

(1) The Federal Reserve Cartel: The Eight Families

 

By DEAN HENDERSON

 

(Part One of a Five-part series)

The Four Horsemen of Banking (Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo) own the Four Horsemen of Oil (Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch/Shell, BP and Chevron Texaco); in tandem with Deutsche Bank, BNP, Barclays and other European old money behemoths. But their monopoly over the global economy does not end at the edge of the oil patch.

According to company 10K filings to the SEC, the Four Horsemen of Banking are among the top ten stock holders of virtually every Fortune 500 corporation.[1]

So who then are the stockholders in these money center banks?

This information is guarded much more closely. My queries to bank regulatory agencies regarding stock ownership in the top 25 US bank holding companies were given Freedom of Information Act status, before being denied on “national security” grounds. This is rather ironic, since many of the bank’s stockholders reside in Europe.

One important repository for the wealth of the global oligarchy that owns these bank holding companies is US Trust Corporation - founded in 1853 and now owned by Bank of America. A recent US Trust Corporate Director and Honorary Trustee was Walter Rothschild. Other directors included Daniel Davison of JP Morgan Chase, Richard Tucker of Exxon Mobil, Daniel Roberts of Citigroup and Marshall Schwartz of Morgan Stanley. [2]

 

LEFT HOOK by Dean Henderson

NEW website: http://hendersonlefthook.wordpress.com/

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:06 | 4999381 TheABaum
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They can't seem to understand that what goes on here, is much worse in Russia. Just because Obama is a favor-trding statist, and most of the Fortune 500 are rent-seekers doesn't mean Putin is a statesman.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:11 | 4996542 Golden_Rule
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If the plan is to wait for a nation or some group of nations to fix the worlds woes, well we might as well give up.  What we (Americans) need to do is get our government out of the way, so if helping the Palestinians, or whomever, is important to you, you don't have to fear arrest for your support to those you think need it.  Individuals acting on what they think is right-- producers producing what they think they should produce-- it is two peas of the same pod.  Centralization is never the answer.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:18 | 4996569 conscious being
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People are standing up tp fascism in Eastern Ukraine and just like in 1776, some are willing to pay the ultimate price for their beliefs.  "Give me Liberty or give me death."

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:23 | 4996589 TungstenBars
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90% of America is brainwashed into thinking it wasn't Washington killing millions and causing most of the worlds problems.

99% is too lazy/content/scared to lose their jobs and trinckets to do anything about their govs tyranny

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:27 | 4997195 groundedkiwi
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2 peas of the same pod!
We have a tax for that.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:11 | 4996544 Rootin' for Putin
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When is there going to be a BRICS checking account offered so i can get my money away from these crooks?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:14 | 4996556 conscious being
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Lois Lerner will be visiting, demanding they sign up for FACTA or else.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:09 | 4996710 edotabin
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nahh...they's lose the contract.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:31 | 4996603 DoChenRollingBearing
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The "BRICS Bank" will not work like that.  Most people are looking at this wrong, misdirected in their thinking.  No gold, they will use dollars.  My article (coming soon) will show this, when I finish studying this new institution.  Few people will like the "BRICS Bank" more than what we have now:

"New Development Bank" (NDB) will be a smaller, warmed over World Bank.

"Contingency Reserve Agreement" (CRA) will be a smaller, warmed over IMF.

It's all there, right there in the documents...

 

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:36 | 4996622 knukles
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Oh, so it's gonna be a real winner from the inception stage.
More Kabuki with Sound and Lights!

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:22 | 4996749 DoChenRollingBearing
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Oh, I already KNOW that you, knuks mi amigo, are gonna LOVE this P.O.S.........

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:27 | 4996754 Greenskeeper_Carl
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That's largely what I've been saying from the beginning. This isn't going to be any kind of new gold backed currency or anything like that. All this is is a way for them to get around SWIFT and fatca and all the rest of the bullshit we force on people for the 'privilege' of using the dollar in trade settlements. They want a way around the IMF, world bank, all that shit. It will just be another central bank, doing what all big banks do, but not be controlled by the US gov. That is it. They don't want a gold backed currency for the same reason we abandoned ours, it can't be conjured out of thin air.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:31 | 4996764 napper
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No, BRICS won't be using the USD when an alternative is available. They may use the USD in the initial stage. But gist of the organization has been to de-Americanize, or de-Dollarize. It makes absolutely no sense to try to break away from US hegemony on one hand, and continue to use the USD on the other. That's an oxymoronic theme.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:56 | 4996818 DoChenRollingBearing
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Look at the documents, the treaty itself...

 

That's right..., it makes no sense...

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:22 | 4996908 walküre
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If they had openly and immediately declared to settle 50% of global trade in anything BUT USD, they might as well have ordered to be served a nuclear bomb for breakfast.

From what I understand, the goal is to replace the USD in a short amount of time and settle in a currency that cannot be manipulated by either London or Wall Street. BRICS know perfectly well that the USD and the paper the cabal is printing are weapons of mass destruction for their economies.

BRICS want to keep more of their wealth for themselves instead of feeding the parasites in the US and Europe.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:13 | 4997168 Escrava Isaura
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walküre,

You got it! Anyway, some great comments/reasons here.

1) There are NO BRIC's, only China. Most profits will be moving through China.

2) But you all still missing the 2 big elephants: Declining Oil and Local Population chaos. Watch US population when they realized it is over. As well as India.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:21 | 4997181 Greenskeeper_Carl
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Yes, but it will only be another fiat currency, or basket of several fiat currencies, which each individual central bank will still control. These countries will have learned the lessons of Greece/Portugal et al. and won't voluntarily give up the right to print their own individual currencies. Not saying this won't make a viable alternative for trade settlement, and after what the US gov does to our money, who can blame them. However, this will just be another fiat currency I a world that is already flooded with them.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:09 | 4997102 Winston Churchill
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Have you seen the ENTIRE treaty DoChen ?

Look back in history and tell us how many treaty's have secret codicils,or

even entire unpublished side bar agreements.Its a lot, one helluva lot,

always hdden away.,since publicity is a death sentence for millions or

billions of their citizens,you think the BRICS will put the REAL treaty on the

internet ?

You are either naive or stupid to think you know what is going on right now., we can

only diagnose from the symptoms..Part of the terror in Washington is likely  they

do not know what is going down,,and so is lashing out at everyone.The paranoia is

palpable,and causing the very thing they fear.

Watch what they do,not what they publish.

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 21:50 | 5006171 gallistic
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DoChen,

You have been talking about this piece on the BRICS for a while, going so far as to solicit input from knowledgeable posters. You have openly stated your personal biases and made some pretty bold statements about the BRICS.

I sincerely wish you the best, and I am very curious to see where your research takes you. I do not know where you publish, so kindly post up a link here on ZH when you finish it.

And (of course!) be prepared for some spirited debate...

 

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:14 | 4997172 Greenskeeper_Carl
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Goddamn you are dense. Point me to the place where I said they would use the USD? No where.... All I said was that this wouldn't be some kind of gold backed currency, it was ONLY A WAY TO DIVERSIFY AWAY FROM THE DOLLAR AND US IMPOSED RULES. that is all. Read a post before you reply to it.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:27 | 4996910 edotabin
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Thanks for gathering the info.  I will definitely read when you're done. The ignorant will love it as they do their boy Vlady (for now) Same snake, different skin.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:44 | 4996646 Harbanger
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You can buy Rubles, Reals, Renminbi's and Rupees now.  All their old fiat will be converted into their new fiat and you'll be rich. :)

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:09 | 4996713 edotabin
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Is this like the Iraqi Dinar scam?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:33 | 4996767 Greenskeeper_Carl
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Man I know a bunch of people who did that overseas. The Bahrain dinar was trading at like 2.7 dollars to 1 BD, the Kuwaiti was around 3.5 or so dollars to one KD, and people I knew had it in their heads that of they bought 500$ of worthless Iraqi dinar, which I believe you could get many thousands for a couple hundred USD, I forget exactly what the exchange was, once they rebuilt and started exporting all that oil again, Te Iraqi dinar would trade on par with the other middle eastern currencies and they'd be rich. I wonder if they are still holding those bills. So glad I didn't buy their get rich quick scheme.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:50 | 4996808 edotabin
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Overseas? I knew tons of people doing it here. I tried my best to tell them they were wasting their time. As it turned out, I was wasting  my time.  Some people will never learn.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:24 | 4997189 Greenskeeper_Carl
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Ha I'm sure there were plenty here too, I think I just happened to be overseas when the craze started. It's easy to convince people that this imminent re-valuation of the currency is going to happen when you are spendin money in other ME currencies that are very high compared to the dollar. After interacting with some Iraqi military people, it becomes abundantly clear that the most stable that country or currency was or will be in the foreseeable future was before the US involvement.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:40 | 4997120 conscious being
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Carl that comes from watching the head fakes instead of the slap shot.

The underlying agenda is seige warfare against these people. Maybe that's about to change if the Empire has to back out of the region.

There's always dirty tricks though. The Empire has lots of dirty tricks to play.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:13 | 4996547 conscious being
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 "That's not the way the world really works anymore." He continued "We're an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you're studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we'll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that's how things will sort out. We're history's actors ... and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do."  Karl Rove.  I thought it was The Dick CHeney.

Empire of Chaos looks like its running one step ahead of the awakening mob these days.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:14 | 4996557 TruthTalker
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Is Peace Possible in the Middle East? Appearantly Not Without The Death of Billionshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY8FW_JW73Q
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:21 | 4996578 conscious being
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Appearently, that's what Albert Pike said ... before world war I, ... about world war III.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:19 | 4996571 lasvegaspersona
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Germany could quiet this up with a phone call.

I'm not saying it is their responsibility to do so but I believe they could....Mr. Obama...yes Ms. Merkle...we are tired of playing and we just want to work and trade...so good luck to you sir but we are making cars and tools for Mr. Putin, please call us if you have anything but 'financial' stuff to offer.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:48 | 4996661 Harbanger
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Why does everyone forget that the FED had to bail out Deutsche Bank in 2008?  The Germans are owned.  Nice slap down on Gold tonite BTW.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:41 | 4996783 CrazyCooter
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Yup, but energy trumps fiat.

IMHO, Germany will eventually turn to Russia, as will a big chunk of Europe, and that will be that. The US can supply fiat, but it can't supply NatGas.

Tick tock. Tick tock.

Regards,

Cooter

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:35 | 4996614 Whoa Dammit
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I am still in awe that someone, somewhere in China was actually able to make a bleached piece of glued together sawdust coated with brown yoga mat dust, commonly known as a Chicken McNugget, rot. If they can do this, just think what they may be able to do to the Dollar.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:37 | 4996619 Kirk2NCC1701
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Hey, BRICS... time to MOVE THE UN TO SWITZERLAND!

Given that the Swiss have a longer record of neutrality than does the US.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:49 | 4996659 Wahooo
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Move the UN to tel aviv. Where it belongs.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:38 | 4996623 lasvegaspersona
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I have watched about 4 Putin speeches and interviews, mostly RT. I know it is a controlled situation but at least he has sort of a human affect, he laughs, looks sceptical and sometimes a bit irritated. He also took on questions. Even if they were known in advance they required more than a canned answer.

What I have heard is 'hey, we are trying to get along, it has not been helpful that NATO has built up to our doorstep...which they promised they would not. I have yet to hear him hint at the so called 'wish to rebuild the Soviet empire. He seems to like Russia.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:58 | 4996680 Let them eat iPads
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Why doesn`t Pootin just apply to join NATO?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:46 | 4997132 conscious being
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Russia wanted to.  NATO said no.  They dangled it like a carrot.  Like Turkey joining the EU.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:28 | 4996912 walküre
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NATO is challenging Putin to make a move. So far he is not engaging. That is the real story. Today two Uke fighters were supposedly shot down and supposedly from locations in Russia.

Just waiting for the day that Putin gives a middle finger to the press and says "Hey Obama, from Russia with love"

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:38 | 4996626 windcatcher
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Show me a fascist regime (merger of government with corporations) in history that wasn't an arrogant and belligerent bully that claim that they are the “indispensable and exceptional” rulers.

 

Russia and China's business is, taking care of business, while Washington is insanely obsessed with “their” world government and “their” world banking ponzi scheme while bankrupting America into complete world central bankster police state control.

 

The treasonous globalist in Washington think they are in world control, they are not. Russia, China, Brazil, India and South Africa BRICS nations will soon be joined by a landslide of other countries that want Freedom and Independence from criminal Washington central bankster domination.

 

The absurdity of Washington's sanctions against Russia is hilarious,

 

Exxon Mobile is operating in the Russia Arctic and in the Crimea Black Sea with Russia and their energy companies.

 

American energy companies are defying our own government sanctions against Russia, yet we are prosecuting French banks for doing the same thing. Ha. Ha.

 

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:44 | 4996642 lasvegaspersona
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wc

I agree. In the end it will be who can manufacture and supply what other countries want and need.

The US can only offer it's banking services in a world awash in US debt. It permeates all central banks and destabilizes the world's monetary system as it grows the money supply with a strange bunch of monetary instruments to fill the never ending need for more dollars.

The curve is now straight up and the end is nearing. The US no longer controls it's own destiny. We are in the hands of those who either accept or reject our currency.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:05 | 4996888 bid the soldier...
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the end is nearing.

I hate to be johnny one note, but just before 'the end' enters on stage, it's 'peak oil' that gives 'the end' its cue.

What other conclusion is possible from the US's belligerence today toward 4 out of the 6 countries with the greatest reserves of crude oil.

And 2 countries suitable for pipelines which avoid Russia? And their interest in South Sudan which is upset by rebellion now?

And the way it steamed into the South China Sea when China declared its intentions there?

After Hubbert's prediction materialized in 1973, and the neocons got control of the White House in 1981, the focus of the US has been to confiscate and commandeer as much of the oil outside their control as they could.

(Whether the US actually concocted the 'crash of 07 -08' is another story.  I don't think it slowed their sequestration efforts at all.)

Only peak oil explains the unacceptable behavior of America since the shah fell and Reagan came to office.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:27 | 4997113 The Wedge
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"the focus of the US has been to confiscate and commandeer as much of the oil outside their control as they could".

No, the US did the bidding of Saudi Arabia as per the petro dollar deal. Can you tell me when or where the US "confiscated" oil? Of course you can't. That didn't happen. The US spent the Soviet Union into oblivion but unfortunately we did the same thing to ourselves. Given the reserve currency status and our stature around the world, we were able to extend our credit so to speak for a time. Peak oil has nothing to do with our actions in the middle east since the 1970's. We became the Saudi's personal army. That deal appears to be ending.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:46 | 4999646 bid the soldier...
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You're right.  Instead of saying 'confiscate' I should have said "control the production", 'confiscation' and 'commandeering' occur after the shit hits the fan and nobody except Saddam and Gaddafi think that's happened yet. (Some of us think they're getting a whiff of that now.)

the US did the bidding of Saudi Arabia as per the petro dollar deal. 

A classic example of thinking the tail wags the dog.

Peak oil is the point in time when the maximum rate of petroleum extraction is reached, after which the rate of production is expected to enter terminal decline.[1] Peak oil theory is based on the observed rise, peak, (sometimes rapid) fall, and depletion of aggregateproduction rate in oil fields over time. Mostly due to the development of new production techniques and the exploitation of unconventional supplies, Hubbert's original predictions for world production proved premature.[2] Peak oil is often confused with oil depletion; peak oil is the point of maximum production, while depletion refers to a period of falling reserves and supply.

So maximum production is the name of the game.  Saddam and Gaddafi would still be around if they had listened to the US and drilled wells as fast as the US wanted.  But they thought that the oil under their land was theirs to produce and not the West's.

Peak oil has nothing to do with our actions in the middle east since the 1970's. 

Disagree.  There was no peak oil at all until Hubbert's prediction in 1956 was realized in 1973, which, coincidentally, was the year of the first 'oil shock' when the demand for oil was reduced by an increase in the price of crude.  

We are not the Saudi's personal army; we are the personal army of the Saudi reserve of crude oil.  There's a difference.

Again, I should have said "to be confiscated" and "to be commandeered".  

Until then, the drillers, Halliburton, Schlumberger, et al   are there operating the wells at maximum production, probably along with the US military.

Finally, when 'oil depletion' finally arrives  --  no it won't be here for years.  But the Pentagon will be ready for it when it comes   --  and our Humpty Dumpty economy is irreparable, all currency will be worthless and all sovereign debt is rescinded.

There is only one Baedeker for traveling into the Future: Orwell's 1984.

Isn't it obvious that the three Super States in his novel are issuing scrip to their citizens who are glad to have it to buy their Victory Gin? 

 

 

 

 

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:41 | 4996636 MASTER OF UNIVERSE
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BRICS is a mathematically logical outgrowth of American hegemony if

they plan on survival. Put yourself in the shoes of BRICS and ask yourself if the Americans should control the rigged markets? Do Americans actually think we trust them or their petro-dollars anymore? Americans are like a rabid dog foaming at the mouth and psychotically looking around for victims to slaughter on a monthly basis.

wtf do you think prompted BRICS in the first place?

American hegemony makes equitable business and trust into an oxymoron

on a global scale. Business is not about ripping someones face off

and it is most certainly not about ripping someone's eyeballs out.

Business is not about making sure that bears eat and bulls eat and pigs get slaughtered either. Business is about fairness and equity, and fair trade. American business decided that business was about other priorities considered more paramount than fair trade itself. Without fair trade and equitable trade you do not have fuel to run the engines of an economy. An economy without fire in the stove is useless. The ethos of Capitalism was long lost to the ethos of Corporatism and the fascism

we see now. Look at the fascist American CIA in Ukraine attempting

to force the Corporatist ethos of American exceptionalism/fascism off

onto the good people of Ukraine. The White House and the Central Intelligence Agency are running a fascist regime and rational decision makers in other countries are saying let's partner to save ourselves from this so-called American Exceptionalism that is frightening in all manner to any rational human being. Face facts please, American hegemony is no way to conduct business throughout the global village.

Look at the threats that American business partners foist off onto unwilling business partners in countries other than the USA. The world is waking up to the fact that Americans are just too volitile to conduct

business with and that is what formed BRICS.

 

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:46 | 4996649 lasvegaspersona
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The sad part is that the US could still compete.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:08 | 4997432 dizzyfingers
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Small businesses  in US are competing, but many are being driven to ruin via government -- various methods. Empower k small business, bring back "the country".

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:44 | 4996643 Notsobadwlad
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Whether you agree with veteranstoday or not, it looks like it may be possible that they used the MH370 Plane for the false flag event.

http://www.veteranstoday.com/2014/07/22/malaysia-missile-strike-was-it-mh-17-or-mh-370/

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 01:16 | 4996839 w a l k - a w a y
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That is the 3rd revision of that article.

Contains an update on the two plane's starboard side paint job/window location, in light of newer photos of the two planes.

Also presents much new information not included in the previous version.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:44 | 4996647 MATA HAIRY
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one thing I like about this site is that you guys realize that DC is our enemy. And really if you study history you know that DC really always has been the enemy of the working class majority. The BRICS or any nation that seeks to bring down DC is our friend.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:06 | 4996704 Harbanger
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That enemy-friend shit only works for muzzies and commies.  The enemy of your enemy is still your fucking enemy.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:04 | 4997438 messystateofaffairs
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Only after he helps you vanquish your previous enemy. In a crooked world life is a game of Parcheesi.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:46 | 4996653 windcatcher
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AS far as the “ruling 20 percent to become more human” Forget it!

 

Frederick Nietzsche is the Existentialist philosopher that the money elite follow and are brainwashed to believe at the prestigious American colleges. Nietzsche wrote a treatise called “Beyond Good and Evil” that characterizes the bankster elite psychopathic and irrational thinking; they have no moral foundation like regular humans.

 

Now, what do you God believing, religious people with morals think about what “Beyond Good and Evil means”? Basically, it means there is no such thing as God, morals or humanitarian restraint in business. There are only winners and losers and you must win at all cost. The bald face lie, secrecy, greed, fraud and conspiring: is good.

 

Killing millions of people means nothing to the Existentialist, there is no guilt or pity; they have done nothing wrong.

 

Psychopath murder is not evil for them if they are making money from the murder and do not get caught; that is good.

 

Most intelligent people realize that the 9/11/01 terrorist attack was an “inside job” that orchestrated us into national debt and “terrorist wars” over the last 13 years.

 

The Existentialist neo-con terrorist in control of Washington today are the same criminal banksters that orchestrated the 9/11 attacks, destroyed our capitalist economy, destroyed our democracy with a Fascist totalitarian police state, attack our American Sovereignty and Independence with UN Agenda 21st. Century attacks, North American Union attacks and illegal immigration attacks,

 

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:16 | 4996732 IridiumRebel
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They would idolize a syphilitic(or stroke victim) whacko.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:17 | 4996734 napper
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Well stated and I agree with you. I should point that America had been taken over by the international banksters via the founding of the Federal Reserve in 1913, and so there has never been any real democracy since then.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:10 | 4996895 knowshitsurelock
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Well, then this seems like a good time to say "Fuck You Woodrow Wilson" and may you burn in hell forever.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:01 | 4997422 messystateofaffairs
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Well he did say he was sorry. Maybe God forgave him for fucking up the lives of generations and a lot of the world. Somebody must have sat the yahooing rough rider down and explained to him just what he had done.

http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Talk:Woodrow_Wilson

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:47 | 4996657 Let them eat iPads
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So Zero Hedge has determined that the US is responsible for the downing of the plane, not the actual shooters.

Patheticly pro-Russian, as usual.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:59 | 4996684 IridiumRebel
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I'd love to see the evidence. This downed airliner was definitively done by the US but we never apologized. 66 children died.
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran_Air_Flight_655

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:07 | 4996707 Let them eat iPads
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Reagan didn`t apologize because he was a cunt.

Although you`d think some president later on would have done the right thing.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:12 | 4996721 IridiumRebel
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It was GHWB too. My point is to wait and see the evidence. We are moving headlong into the kinda conflagration that ends a lot of life. Let Russia be proven guilty. I have only heard accusations. I've seen no definitive proof yet.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:19 | 4996740 Let them eat iPads
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Sure, I wan`t to see the evidence too.

Sadly though, it doesn`t matter how much evidence there is, some people will always declare it to be fake - every single time without fail.

And by some people I mean 98% of Zero Hedge commenters.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:30 | 4996761 IridiumRebel
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People have been burned too many times. People here are just jaded, me included. You get lied to for your entire life and awaken then you tend to question everything. I think we all want the truth.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:59 | 4996821 umdesch4
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Problem is, so far every piece of evidence has been extremely clumsily faked...comically so. Who the hell doesn't know that transcoding video puts meta-data in the headers that you can use to find out all kinds of interesting things about where/when it was done? In this day and age? Seriously? Don't people also know that when you post pictures or video on the internet, no matter where and when it was shot, people will look at it and the power of crowdsourcing pretty much guarantees that somebody somewhere will post pictures that identify where and roughly when it came from. Are these fakesters really that stupid? Geez... misaligned timecodes, bad metadata, clumsily cropped together bits of conversation, video from times/places other than where they claim. This latest 312 silliness. Come on! It's like they aren't even trying!

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:45 | 4997088 22winmag
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"They" don't even care anymore how poorly doctored the "evidence" is.

 

From the faked moon landings almost 50 years ago to the Boston non-Bombing, even an amateur videographer can spot the fakery.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:03 | 5001500 Gadfly
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How about some facts douche bag.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:57 | 4996681 overexposed
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The way this is written, I highly recommend someone dose ol' Ben with some nice, juicy Valium.  (I can only imagine how high-strung his dinner conversations are...)

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:13 | 4996725 SidKhadak
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MH17 Chameleon: Operation Rapid Trident II

 

The announcement of U.S. BREEZE and RAPID TRIDENT II military maneuvers came on May 21, 2014 by Vice President Joe Biden’s office. Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, is a newly-named director of the Ukrainian natural gas and oil company Burisma Holdings, Ltd., owned by Ihor Kolomoisky, the Ukrainian-Israeli mafia oligarch, who is known as the «Chameleon». Kolomoisky has raised his own mercenary army, complete with the BUK missiles allegedly used in the shootdown of MH-17. Kolomoisky, the Governor of Dnipropetrovsk oblast in eastern Ukraine, has threatened terrorist attacks against Russian-speaking officials in eastern Ukraine, including assassinations.

 


 

 

 

MH17 Chameleon: Operation Rapid Trident II
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 01:49 | 4996865 w a l k - a w a y
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Thanks for that link. Good background information

Kolomoisky chooses to «command» his army from the safety of Switzerland, far from the front lines and relatively safe from arrest if his ties to terrorist attacks are ever pursued by legitimate governmental authorities. Kolomoisky has a powerful «insurance policy» against any legal recriminations. He counts on the powerful Israel Lobby in the United States to support his cause.  Kolomoisky has publicly spoken of Ukraine as the «second homeland» of the Jewish people. And with «The Lobby» in his corner, Kolomoisky has indirect access to the highest levels of power within the Department of Defense, NATO, and the U.S. Intelligence Community.

Also, I had not heard about this before:

The 10-day NATO exercise code named «BREEZE 2014» has ended in Black Sea. The exercise, which included the use of electronic warfare and electronic intelligence aircraft such as the Boeing EA-18G Growler and the Boeing E3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), coincided with the shootdown of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine, some 40 miles from the Russian border. NATO ships and aircraft had the Donetsk and Luhansk regions under total radar and electronic surveillance.

Plus some additional information about MH-17.

    A Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777, the same type that was used by MH-17 and the still-missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370 (MH370 to 911 – Electronic Warfare), which disappeared on March 8 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, is stored in a hangar at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. The Boeing 777 in Israel, with serial number 28416,  Malaysia registration tail numb 9M-MRI, was sold to GA Telesis, LLC of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on October 21, 2013. The Boeing 777 was re-registered with the United States tail number N105GT and first stored at Tarbes Lourdes Pyrenees airport and on November 4, 2013, was transferred to Tel Aviv, where it was last spotted in a hangar.

    GA Telesis was founded by its CEO, Abdol Moabery. GA Telesis, a global aircraft leasing firm, is now owned by Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Century Tokyo Leasing. Moabery, a former U.S. Naval officer, formerly worked for Aviation Systems International, Inc. as executive vice president and for C-S Aviation Services, Inc. as sales and marketing director. Both of Moabery’s former companies are partly-owned by George Soros, who is partly responsible for laying the groundwork for the Ukrainian coup that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. C-S (Chatterjee-Soros) Aviation is co-owned by Purnenda Chatterjee, who runs the Chaterjee Group, an investment firm.

    Chatterjee Group owns Winston Partners of Alexandria, Virginia, an investment firm co-founded by Marvin Bush, son of George H W Bush. Winston owns corporate entities in the Cayman Islands, Isle of Man, Curacao, and Delaware. One of the Winston entities, Winston Capital Fund, has another Bush family investor, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. Interestingly, Marvin Bush has served as an adviser to HCC Insurance Holdings, Ltd,  a re-insurer of the World Trade Center in New York. Marvin’s business dealings have also involved the purchase and leasing of commercial aircraft.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:16 | 4996726 alexcojones
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I said it once before-

Vlad Putin is being Sold by the MSM, as the latest, Worst Osama bin Laden.

And the publlic is buying the BS

 

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:52 | 4996812 bid the soldier...
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The public just loves bullshit.  Always have.

Go figure.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:16 | 4996730 Let them eat iPads
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This plane never would have been shot down if it wasn`t for the US destablizing the Ukraine, therefore the ethnic Russians who shot it down are not to blame in the slightest.

Also, Hitler never would have liquidated 6 million jews if the allies who were victorious in WWI hadn`t forced Germany to pay reparations, hence Hitler was not to blame for any of those deaths either.

I`m getting the hang of being a Zero Hedge member.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:46 | 4996800 slightlyskeptical
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They are not to blame because at worst they were shooting at a Ukranian fighter. If they shot it down at all. Sill no rocket trail evidence that has appeared anywhere. If it didn't come from the ground where did it come from?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:18 | 4996736 alexcojones
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Iridium,

The captain of the USS Vincennes was later given a medal, I heard.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:20 | 4996744 Joe Tierney
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BRICS will become PRICS too when they get in control. It's human nature. Power corrupts - remember? Plus, the two biggest and most powerful members (Russia & China) are totalitarian states. Doesn't bode well for human rights, freedoms, etc.

 

Sure - these same things are becoming a joke in the West too - but who wants the totalitarians back in the ascendancy???

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:48 | 4996803 bid the soldier...
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sure -  these sam things ARE BECOMING a joke in the West too.

When did you say you came out of your coma?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:24 | 4997187 groundedkiwi
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b

becoming, is a wonderful english word, with so many contexts

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:23 | 4996751 Karaio
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Public employee:

For Public Official in Brazil must provide proof procedure.

There are contests that up to 45,000 people pay for 100 vacancies.

Maybe more, depends on the State or Union

Only the best pass.

If you pass the Contest, you are a guy who speaks for the State, the State has responsibilities.

If you shit or talk shit without his superior, you're screwed.

The pay is good, very good, can believe.

There is another option of a public official but are indicated by politicians.

These should not be taken seriously.

In Brazil it is so, I believe that Russia and China also do not know how it is in India and South Africa

Throughout the U.S. with "democracy", no citizen votes in as President in Brazil where voting is straightforward.

You may be in Ukraine but in an election, you vote in Nevis or Aetius to President Dilma.

No need to vote for a guy of your state that will vote on the other, the thing is simple.

Oh, another thing: here is the vote on his toe, scanned my hands.

No need to document and nobody will vote in my place.

Unless you cut off my fingers.

Where is the democratic vote?

Where is the "Demo" (DemonioKracia)?

In the U.S. or Brazil?

hehe.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:42 | 4996921 walküre
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I'm not sure if I understand your logic. There's no democracy in the US and I think you're saying there's no democracy in Brazil? Democracy doesn't exist. The elites anywhere do not allow to be ruled by the prols. There's the illusion of democracy but that's all there is! Way too many variables in a sytem where any majority of people could screw up the place so badly for the rest. Far better to have a small group of elites rule the land and screw everyone and screw up the place.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:54 | 4997141 AnAnonymous
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In 'american' societies, the middle class rules.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 07:21 | 4997183 groundedkiwi
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Sorry, I must correct your spelling.
Rues not Rules.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:28 | 4996757 ZippyDooDah
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This article is just straight-up crap Russian propaganda. Jesus, Zerohedge, you can't do any better than this? Sad!

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:56 | 4996817 slightlyskeptical
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What's factually wrong with the article?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 00:54 | 4996816 teslaberry
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imagine if they stepped in to bail out argentina on terms HIGHLY agressive to future american oil interests. that would be something. 

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 01:19 | 4996843 onmail
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America aided Ukrainian rebels for power overturn.

America landed secret snipers near Maidan & killed ppl on both sides.

America looted 33 tons of gold from Ukraine.

This 33 tons of gold was sold to Iraq , took the money but kept gold in NewYork.

ISIS is a creation of American ally Saudi Arabia similar to Al-Queda another creation of America.

ISIS created mayhem in Iraq.

Now America keeps the Gold as well as the billions of $.

America creates and aids terrorists for profits as mentioned above.

America is disease for the whole world like AIDS.

America is a threat to whole world especially to developing countries.

 

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:11 | 4996897 Dublinmick
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Kolomoshe used his privat bank in Ukraine to finance the world's largest jewish center in the world in Dnepropetrovsk. It is 7 stories tall.

Ukraine is major slave trade country with young girls kidnapped to Israel and others losing their organs. Odessa is one third Israeli.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:11 | 4996898 Pundit
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Can this group bring a friendlier, more humane atmosphere where peace and international brotherhood prevail?

Excellent words! I think this is what we, mankind, should all strive for. It is simply insane to allow the possibility of one big and arrogant nation beign able, in pursuit of its own political and economic interests, to drive the world to a point where a nuclear war becomes an option. This is what international organizations like UN are meant for - to settle in an independent and unbiased way any such disputes between nations through a thourough and inclusive international dialogue on the basis of the international law. And when we find ourselves in a situation where the UN practically serve the interests of that big nation this can not be tolerated! Anyone who has at least half brain can not deny that! We are in for a change and this is a change for the better! The only thing that scares me is that that big nation may take offence and push the button.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:19 | 4996905 kurt
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Dear BRICS,

You're welcome to try to control our mentally insane departments of defense and military industrial complex. The American public is the last ones to be heard by this megalomaniacal monstrosity. It is locked in like a giant undead spider with webs everywhere, feeding, feeding, feeding. Good luck!

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:21 | 4996907 Circle of DNA
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A chessboard drenched in blood
By Pepe Escobar

The MH17 tragedy may have been a horrendous mistake. But it may also have been a desperate gambit by the Kiev minions of the Empire of Chaos. By now, Russian intel may have already mastered the key facts. Washington's predictable modus operandi was to shoot from the hip, igniting and in theory winning the spin war, and doubling down by releasing the proverbial army of "top officials" brimming with social media evidence. Moscow will take time to build a meticulous case, and only then lay it out in detail.

The Big Picture spells out the Empire of Chaos elites as extremely uneasy. Take Dr Zbigniew "The Grand Chessboard" Brzezinski, who as a former foreign policy mentor has the ears of the increasingly dejected White House paperboy. Dr Zbig was on CNN this Sunday challenging Europe's leaders to "stand up to Putin". He wonders if "Europe wants to become a satellite" and worries about "a moment of decisive significance for the future of the system - of the world system".

And it's all Putin's fault, of course: "We're not starting the Cold War. He [Putin] has started it. But he has gotten himself into a horrendous jam. I strongly suspect that a lot of people in Russia, even not far away from him who are worried that Russia's status in the world is dramatically being undermined, that Russia's economically beginning to fail, that Russia's threatened by the prospect of becoming a satellite to China, that Russia's becoming self-isolated and discredited."

Obviously Dr Zbig is blissfully unaware of the finer points of the Russia-China strategic partnership, as well as their concerted voice inside the BRICS, the G-20 and myriad other mechanisms. His trademark Russophobia in the end always gets the better of him. And to think that in his latest book, Strategic Vision (2012), Dr Zbig was in favor of an enlarged "West" annexing Turkey and Russia, with the Empire of Chaos posing as "promoter" and "guarantor" of broader unity in the West, and a "balancer" and "conciliator" between the major powers in the East. A quick look at the record since 2012 - Libya, Syria, Ukraine, encirclement of China - reveals the Empire of Chaos only as fomenter of, what else, chaos.

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