Ron Paul: "Zero Chance" Assad Behind Chemical Weapons Attack In Syria; Likely A False Flag

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According to former Congressman Ron Paul, the chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun that killed 30 children and has led to calls for the Trump administration to intervene in Syria could have been a false flag attack.

As Paul Joseph Watson details, pointing out that the prospect of peace in Syria was moving closer before the attack, with ISIS and Al-Qaeda on the run, Paul said the attack made no sense.

“It looks like maybe somebody didn’t like that so there had to be an episode,” said Paul, asking, “who benefits?”

 

It doesn’t make any sense for Assad under these conditions to all of a sudden use poison gases – I think there’s zero chance he would have done this deliberately,” said Paul.

he former Congressman went on to explain how the incident was clearly being exploited by neo-cons and the deep state to enlist support for war.

“It’s the neo-conservatives who are benefiting tremendously from this because it’s derailed the progress that has already been made moving toward a more peaceful settlement in Syria,” said Paul.

Many have questioned why Assad would be so strategically stupid as to order a chemical weapons attack and incite the wrath of the world given that he is closer than ever to winning the war against ISIS and jihadist rebels.

Just five days before the attack, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, “The longer-term status of President Assad will be decided by the Syrian people,” implying a definite shift in U.S. foreign policy away from regime change in Syria.

Why would Assad put such assurances in jeopardy by launching a horrific chemical attack, allowing establishment news outlets like CNN to once against use children as props to push for yet another massive war in the Middle East?

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BigFatUglyBubble's picture

History book published by Horowitz and Greenberg Publishing ®

 

L Bean's picture

More like Kahane Publishing.

TeethVillage88s's picture

Off Topic... There was almost a story today of US Intelligence Agencies refusing to help with investigation of Trump Wire Tapping... Democratic Spying on Trump Admin/Team.

I think the story was blocked before broadcast today.

I'll check Breitbart...

SgtShaftoe's picture

Finally a little sanity. I was starting to think the whole world was going off the deep end.

youarelost's picture

I know, I have seen his hernia

moonshadow's picture

Ron Paul: A voice of reason and clarity

GlassHouse101's picture

Gosh I love Ron Paul

Son of Captain Nemo's picture

God Damn!... But how can you not love the Saker in all it's truth?

(https://southfront.org/the-trump-administration-goes-neocon-crazy/)

FUCKING A!

small axe's picture

still have my "Ron Paul 2012" lawn signs...

samsara's picture

Ron Paul:  The best President America Never Had

Son of Captain Nemo's picture

"Ron Paul: The best President America Never Had"

Only because he refused to have the courage that Senator Paul Wellstone of Minnesota exhibited by investigating this (http://www.ae911truth.org/) because he didn't want to wind up like the Senator.

Fixed it!

samsara's picture

Yes I remember.

To be "Wellstoned"    Verb..  

See:  Nail Guns,  Hot Tubs, Single Engine Plane(paul),   etc.

Son of Captain Nemo's picture

To be "Wellstoned" Verb..

See: Nail Guns, Hot Tubs, Single Engine Plane(paul), etc.

And when we can't show respect to the martyr(s) like Paul "Wellstoned" to do the right thing that made $4 trillion in debt $120 trillion in debt looting everyone elses shit that bankrupted you in the process THIS is what happens to YOU!

LetThemEatRand's picture

It's pretty obvious that Trump has either gone to the dark side or was there all along.  Hell, he went out of his way to be interviewed by Alex Jones and I'm sure he's intelligent enough to know that many believe this was a false flag just like last time.  If he were not on the dark side, he at least would have said words to the effect that he's going to wait and see what the evidence shows, instead of instantly jumping on the war bandwagon as if there were not question.

BigFatUglyBubble's picture

Obi-Wan once thought as you do. You don't know the power of the dark side, I must obey my master.

-Darth Vader

chunga's picture

A quick tour around the internet this morning finds pretty much zero support for attacking Syria, even among his staunchest sycophants.

If this happens he'll be all on his own, just him and the swamp.

NugginFuts's picture

To be fair, that worked out great for Bush.

BigFatUglyBubble's picture

Now he chases his prozac pill with a bourbon and paints pictures of small dogs, behold:

https://barkingbeast.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/george-bush-dog-paintin...

noless's picture

Maybe trying to forcefully silence the Russian interferance angle? Won't work, they'll always double down.

Seasmoke's picture

And that's why Ron Paul is a good man. 

spanish inquisition's picture

That reminds me, we haven't had a hijacking in a while or shoot down "accidentally"... Cue White Hats on the scene in 5..4..3..

Mtnrunnr's picture

Time to drone strike Assad. Seriously. Chemical nerve gas is not something we, as fucking humans, should let happen. Fucking human trash.

oldguyonBMXbike's picture

Can't you fucking read? No one believes this was Assad.

aardvarkk's picture

I sure as shit don't believe it for a second.  Whatever you want to say about Assad, the guy is smart.  For him to order this kind of thing would be WAY stupid.

Then again, I'm one of those types who insist on seeing some evidence that Russia meddled in US elections before I'm willing to consider the possibility that they did, and I've seen none to date.  It's actually kind of scary how even my family has gone over to just assuming that the Russians have done dirty shit to us on no evidence whatsoever.  These are mostly college graduates here (from the days when a college degree meant something).  Supposed critical thinkers.  I think the media is starting to win the propaganda war, and if they can turn these people, it makes me nervous about what they might have turned me on when I didn't realize it....

Mtnrunnr's picture

Here's the problem: 90% of news is spin from both directions. Zh does it. Cnn does it. NPR does it. The nuggest of truth (Russia did hack us, Someone did gas Syrians). Now, the critical thinking: is Russian hacking essentially bad? I think not. I'm glad Hillary was exposed for being full of shit. BUT it does suggest that Trump is in bed with Putin. Is that bad? Eh. Maybe, maybe not. Form an opinion. Now for instance, someone dropped chemocal weapons. We know this. So we know that Russia and Syria (you cant store Sarin gas) we also know someone was dropping bombs. So either us, Russia, or Syria were dropping chemical nerve agents on civilians. If it was US then the russians and Syrians are coverin us and making up a clear BS lie. Or Syria/Russia did it and there will be no consequences. It might be a way for trump to get popular support. Either way Sarin gas is no fucking joke and the offending party should be drawn and quartered.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

 

Now for instance, someone dropped chemocal weapons. We know this.

No, we don't. All we have are allegations made by suspicious sources SOHR and White Helmets.

So we know that Russia and Syria (you cant store Sarin gas) we also know someone was dropping bombs.

You don't know what gas was used, or even if any was used. Period.

So either us, Russia, or Syria were dropping chemical nerve agents on civilians.

Or the White Helmets brought in a few truckloads of corpses and staged the whole thing.

Either way Sarin gas is no fucking joke and the offending party should be drawn and quartered.

Get off your moral high horse. You don't know any details yet you lust for the death of Assad. Weirdo.

Mtnrunnr's picture

How many people have died in the civil war he caused? Who's country are all Those muslims you hate coming from? Why? Yeah, sure call it what you want, Assad deserves to watch as his fingers are cut off starting at each knuckle and then slowly cut off at the next knuckle, and the next and then the wrist, and then have his arms broken. Then his legs in the same manner and left the bleed to death in the hot sun.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

 

How many people have died in the civil war he caused?

That who caused? Obama? Hillary? It sure wasn't Assad that caused it. Back in March 2011, when it all began, even the MSM were temporarily providing somewhat accurate accounts of what was happening. They quickly changed their tune, though.

https://off-guardian.org/2016/10/23/31166/

Who's [sic] country are all Those muslims you hate coming from?

I don't hate Muslims. You have attributed to me your fantasies.

Yeah, sure call it what you want,

Banal and primitive lies. Sickly you're burning from the truth.

Assad deserves to watch as his fingers are cut off starting at each knuckle and then slowly cut off at the next knuckle, and the next and then the wrist, and then have his arms broken. Then his legs in the same manner and left the bleed to death in the hot sun.

Looks like you're fucked in the head. Thank God that such brainless like you do not have the opportunity to implement their ideas. If your parents were decent people, they admitted that they had such a blunt moral monster? My condolences to your family grief.

Mr.BlingBling's picture

Keep pluggin' away S4V. When you're right, you're right. (And you ARE right.)

Mtnrunnr's picture

Dude. The Russian story doesn't make any sense. The Syrian story doesn't make any sense. The only story that tracks is that either we dropped it and the Russian's are covering our backs or Assad did. I see either as possible. The first possibility is a little difficult to believe

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

Why are you so eager to kill over unproven and rather flimsy accusations? You don't even know yet what killed those people.

You are lowlife scum.

Mtnrunnr's picture

Allowing the use of chemical nerve agents IS worth losing my life over. That shit is the absolute worst. The kind of person who would use that, even on the worst people is worse than hitler. I do not want to live in a world that politicizes chemical weapons.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

OK, then, Charlie Crusader, after you impulsively kill Assad and then later learn that US proxies were the actual guilty parties, how are you going to make things right?

cheech_wizard's picture

So go join the military today. I mean right fucking now. Turn off your computer and trot your sorry ass down to your local recruiting office and tell them you want to visit a foreign country, kill it's inhabitants, and quite possibly die there. Your country will thank you for your service.

Standard Disclaimer: Do you have even the remotest clue as to how easy it is to make a chemical weapon, and then with very little capital outlay, produce mass quantities of some fairly lethal stuff?

 

>even on the worst people is worse than hitler.

I particularly like this line. So basically you are stating that anyone that used chemical weapons in WWI is worse than Hitler.

On April 22, 1915, German forces shock Allied soldiers along the western front by firing more than 150 tons of lethal chlorine gas against two French colonial divisions at Ypres, Belgium. This was the first major gas attack by the Germans, and it devastated the Allied line.

>I do not want to live in a world that politicizes chemical weapons.

This too, you definitely need to martyr yourself for your concern trolling. Might I suggest sucking on an exhaust pipe?

Mtnrunnr's picture

You're right. Sarin gas is fine. Fuck you and I hope you fucking choke to death as your lungs stop working after the odd midday fog rolls in and you watch your children, your dog and you neighbors die choking on their own phlegm.

cheech_wizard's picture

Ahhh, now the tolerant liberal comes out for all to see... Go play in the sandbox on the Huffington Post where they will fucking ohh and ahhh over your intellectual prowess. Or any of the other websites where concern trolling is still in vogue. But be careful, they are slowly closing down the comments sections on thosae sites so the sheep like yourself are shielding from any opposing viewpoints that would actually force you into actually thinking for yourself for the first time in your life.

Standard Disclaimer: And I walked in and sat down and they gave me a piece of paper, said, "Kid, see the psychiatrist, room 604."


And I went up there, I said, "Shrink, I want to kill. I mean, I wanna, I wanna kill. Kill. I wanna, I wanna see, I wanna see blood and gore and guts and veins in my teeth. Eat dead burnt bodies. I mean kill, kill, kill, kill." And I started jumpin' up and down yelling, "Kill! Kill!" and he started jumpin' up and down with me and we was both jumping up and down yelling, "Kill! Kill!" And the Sargent came over, pinned a medal on me, sent me down the hall, said, "You're our boy."

Mtnrunnr's picture

I am not a liberal or a neocon. Why are you so stuck on labels? Can you not form an argument without first calling my character into question. Spunds an awful lot like a straw man to me.

Mr.BlingBling's picture

Why are you still here? Shouldn't you already be on your way to Parris Island, or at least the recruiting office?

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

You had no argument, and only screeching.

Mr Drysdale's picture

"And the Sargent came over, pinned a medal on me, sent me down the hall, said, "You're our boy."

Exactly.

I recall quite vividly the "Saddam has WMD's!!" and resultant rush into I Rack

Cognizant Millennial's picture

You go from condemning gas attacks and saying you would die to stop them, to saying you hope someone's children die from gas attack-like symptoms because someone disagreed with you on the internet.

 

Okay then. 

cheech_wizard's picture

This is why I jumped all over his bullshit from the start. You know how they will react immediately. 

>I am not a liberal or a neocon. (Bullshit)

>Please don't label me... (Snowflake)

Standard Disclaimer: So you don't want a label? How about if I just label you as another low IQ troll who worships/swallows at the nutsack of Obama?

Mtnrunnr's picture

Straw man. Ad hominem. Are you writing a textbook on how to lose an argument? Keep it up.

Mtnrunnr's picture

Because you'd rather bullshit than show one shread of humainty. Just like Hitler rolling over Poland. Oh. Okay then, let's normalize the behavior because he isn't throwing us in the showers.

IndyPat's picture

Whoever smelt it, dealt it.

dogmete's picture

What if members of our own shadow government did it? That is what a good number of people here believe. And if it's true, what do you propose we should do about that?

Mtnrunnr's picture

Hang them and install Ron as president. Then we have a world without Assad and a world without a deep state. A win win I can get behind.

Shemp 4 Victory's picture

You just drool over the possibility to murder innocents with whom you disagree.

Ace006's picture

You should quit while you're behind.

Ghordius's picture

"Allowing the use of chemical nerve agents IS worth losing my life over."

fine

"That shit is the absolute worst. The kind of person who would use that, even on the worst people is worse than hitler. I do not want to live in a world that politicizes chemical weapons."

also fine

problem: do you have "smoking gun"... proof?

there are lots of sides in this war. there is also plenty of mercenaries, and lots of other critters crawling all over Syria

seriously, it's a case of "Freedom Fries", again

meanwhile... both Turkey and Russia have a plan for peace. the only two sides that have one

the only ingredient missing is the US... allowing them, and calling back those it can put pressure on

tell me, does your country ever listen... to it's allies?