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Five Current Mass Media Thought-Control Strategies

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By Brendan D. Murphy, co-founder Global Freedom Movement, author The Grand Illusion: A Synthesis of Science and Spirituality

Intro

Many people are still utterly oblivious to the sad reality that the mass media is primarily engaged in one task above all others: misleading the public in accordance with the State’s (read: Deep State’s) needs.

Various media tactics play to our already established biases and logical blind spots. It is child’s play to add another layer of disinformation on top of firmly set foundational assumptions that are supportive of it. Nothing is easier for the Cabal/Deep State and its proxy governments than to feed us more of the bullshit we have long since been manipulated into accepting.

We have entered the post-fact era of news reporting, according to some observers, but it appears to me that we’ve been in that era for quite some time now, and only now that public distrust of government and media is at record-high levels is the establishment operating at record-high levels of damage control, busily dubbing all non-State-approved media sources as “fake news,” and struggling harder than ever to keep the people in their conceptual prisons.

Many unwitting folks welcome this activity gladly, failing to realise that the mass media is, in combination with mainstream education, the primary tool used to control the behaviour of the populace in ways that serve the Control System which undermines our freedoms and cripples our minds in a downward spiral of deceit and exploitation.

Below we break down our five current mass media thought-control strategies employed by these “dinosaur outlets “so that we might be somewhat less susceptible to them here on out. You may want to share this with friends who aren’t quite up to speed yet.

Warning: What you are about to read is not government-approved and may result in mind expansion, enhanced cynicism, and sharpening of critical thinking faculties.

5 Primary Strategies for Thought-Control

1. Fake News in the Post-Fact Era: Lie and Fabricate to Suit Your Purposes

As a mass media (State-approved) outlet, you’re free to falsify and confabulate information or make false claims with impunity and make no attempt to appeal to legitimate evidence. This is such a fundamental mainstream media strategy that it saturates us on a daily basis. Whatever the Establishment (the “Cabal”) decrees is repeated ad nauseum as gospel in the mass media.

If you believe I am being unjustly harsh, then please consider the words of Dr. Udo Ulfkatte (from the video above), the late veteran German journalist who not long ago outed mainstream media for its complicity in the global fraud against humanity:

“I was educated to lie, to betray, and not to tell the truth to the public…It is not right what I have done in the past – to manipulate people, to make propaganda against Russia…and it is not right what my colleagues do and what they have done in the past, because they are bribed to betray the people…all over Europe…I am fed up with this propaganda.”

Dr. Ulfkatte added that in his pro-American days of writing, he was “supported by the Central Intelligence Agency,” and repeated that he was “fed up with it” and didn’t want to do it anymore. Not long after publishing his explosive book Bought Journalists / Journalists for Hire: How the CIA Buys the News, Ulfkatte was found dead, allegedly of “heart failure.” Ponder on that for a moment in the knowledge that in black projects there is electromagnetic weaponry that can remotely simulate or trigger “heart failure” as well as other physiological breakdowns.

Ulfkatte had said that most corporate media journalists in the United States and Europe are “so-called non-official cover,” meaning that they work for an intelligence agency. “I think it is especially the case with British journalists, because they have a much closer relationship. It is especially the case with Israeli journalists. Of course with French journalists…It is the case for Australians, [with] journalists from New Zealand, from Taiwan, well, there is many countries,” he said.

Consider all of this next time you hear any pronouncements made by the media on the subjects of politics, health, medicine, war, terrorism, etc.

Among the bogus stories Ulfkatte says he was ordered by the CIA to plant in his paper was the false claim that Libyan President Moammar Gaddafi was building poison gas factories in 2011.

“The German and American media tries to bring war to the people in Europe, to bring war to Russia,” he told RT.

Ulfkatte’s words are a plain confession of guilt and complicity. There is no theory here, it is all conspiracy fact. And lest you think the activities of the alphabet agencies are restricted to TV media, think on the following.

“[T]he tycoons told General Butler the American people would accept the new government because they controlled all the newspapers.1 (emphasis added)

This was decades ago, and we know that concentration of the media into the hands of fewer and fewer owners has intensified ever since. The situation is such now that mainstream media outlets are to be avoided across the board by any thinking individual.

Former Washington Post publisher Philip Graham “believing that the function of the press was more often than not to mobilize consent for the policies of the government, was one of the architects of what became a widespread practice: the use and manipulation of journalists by the CIA”. This scandal was known by its code name Operation MOCKINGBIRD. Former Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein cites a former CIA deputy director as saying, “It was widely known that Phil Graham was someone you could get help from”.2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzySk8qfvxk

There are countless examples of fraudulent MSM news that could be cited. Iraq’s “weapons of mass destruction” was a pretext for invading Iraq – a pretext that was known by intel. agencies and the US government to be false at the time. It is even openly acknowledged in the mass media now that it was a fraudulent claim – not that it’s any consolation to the tens of thousands of Iraqis who died as a result of the USA’s invasion. The fact is the WMD notion was made up; pure fiction concocted to serve a violent and predatory agenda under the guise of “liberation.”

Let’s not forget the infamous CNN Charles Jaco clip (above) wherein he appears to be giving a fake news report from a stage set while the subtitle states he is in Saudi Arabia during the Desert Storm operation (Jan 17 – Feb 28, 1991). There is something (everything!) exceedingly “off” about this clip and I encourage you to watch it carefully and decide whether this is a classic example of blatantly false news reporting or not (Jaco sent some menacing letters around to websites featuring this video, threatening legal action, so I’m choosing my words carefully here).

There are  many Youtube videos in which apparently fake news reports by mainstream outlets (CNN is a star) have been compiled together for easy viewing. I encourage you to do some exploring if you haven’t already seen the depths these media whores will sink to. It is clear that mainstream outlets are not above using a green screen to create the illusion of being “on the ground” at the scene of the action in order to get the “scoop” on other outlets, or, more to the point, to promote the false narratives designed by the Establishment for our consumption.

The Honourable Mention Goes to…

Crisis actors are known to be employed by media outlets and intel. agencies to participate in staged events with the aim of making their fake news appear authentic. This is something of an open secret of the industry now, and Youtube is your friend on this one too. Youtube compilations and video analyses make it very convenient for us to show that fake news is standard practice for CIA-controlled mass media. Crisis actors, stage sets, props, bogus scripts, sellout journalists: it’s all par for the course for the dying mass media.

2. Denounce Alternative Views as Conspiracy Theories

In 1967 the CIA seeded the term “conspiracy theories/theorists” into the public consciousness with one goal in mind: to discourage free and independent investigation, analysis and open discussion of facts. What sparked this initiative was increasing criticism of the Warren Commision’s report into the assassination of JFK – cracks were starting to appear and be noticed. The CIA was anxious that the public was not being sufficiently thought-controlled and that counter-arguments to the Establishment’s narrative needed to be more effectively dealt with.

The memo, which was marked “psych” (psychological operations), according to zerohedge.com, outlined a number of strategies for shaping and controlling public opinion, all of which are clearly still employed throughout the mass media today. Part 3 (b) of the memo is worth reproducing in full:

To employ propaganda assets to answer and refute the attacks of the critics. Book reviews and feature articles are particularly appropriate for this purpose. The unclassified attachments to this guidance should provide useful background material for passage to assets. Our ploy should point out, as applicable, that the critics are (I) wedded to theories adopted before the evidence was in, (II) politically interested, (III) financially interested, (IV) hasty and inaccurate in their research, or (V) infatuated with their own theories.4

The CIA strategy involved a self-referencing closed network of assets and allies all endorsing each other and referring the public to each other’s material in an attempt to create the illusion of Establishment credibility, and a “consensus” viewpoint, while simultaneously tarring all other perspectives as mere “conspiracy theories.” It was a neat (read: dirty) trick which has worked wonders for these liars ever since.

Summarising the CIA memo’s guidance, the other pieces of advice for information management included:

  • claim the conspiracy would be too vast for so many people to keep quiet about it
  • dismiss eyewitness testimony as unreliable
  • claim no new evidence has emerged that the authorities have not already considered
  • do not initiate new discussion around “conspiracy theories,” but only address those discussions already taking place (so, ignore the problem wherever possible and don’t draw attention to it)
  • claim it is destructive/unhelpful, or irresponsible to speculate

These strategies are all still visible today in the media’s activities, the same tired old memes and techniques being endlessly repeated to the point of catatonia.

My years of study have shown me one thing very clearly about conspiracies: conspiracies are how the world runs. Obama’s very own Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Cass Sunstein has written:

Of course some conspiracy theories…have turned out to be true. The Watergate hotel room used by Democratic National Committee was, in fact, bugged by Republican officials, operating at the behest of the White House. In the 1950s, the Central Intelligence Agency did, in fact, administer LSD and related drugs under Project MKULTRA, in an effort to investigate the possibility of “mind control.” Operation Northwoods, a rumored plan by the Department of Defense to simulate acts of terrorism and to blame them on Cuba, really was proposed by high-level officials…5

On and on it goes.

3. Blame the Russians (or any of the other invented Establishment bogeymen)

The “Commies” are a tried and true bugaboo that is still used by establishment media to distract us from wherever we should be placing our attention. A recent blatant example is the notion that Russia is somehow responsible for Hillary’s Clinton’s defeat by Trump in the US Presidential elections. The Cabal media will try just about anything to de-legitimise the crushing the defeat their chosen puppet (Hillary Clinton) suffered. Casting aspersions on the outcome was only the natural thing (for them) to do.

The “Red Menace” is not as the Establishment would have us believe, however, that doesn’t stop the US government and media from blaming “the Russians” for supposedly “hacking” the US election and corrupting the outcome. There was no credible evidence provided for their insinuation, of course.

Evidence has not traditionally been the strong suit of the mainstream media.

In fact, a recent Wikileak has revealed that intelligence agencies like the CIA can simulate Russian (or other) hacks by creating a “cyber fingerprint” that incriminates whoever the Establishment wants to scapegoat or demonise, so it is utterly meaningless for the US media (or any other Cabal media outlets) to point fingers at Russia or anyone else for “hacking” their systems in light of the foregoing information. “Russia hacked us” should be read as “we hacked ourselves and tried to pin it on Russia.”

Along with the new (March 2017) data-dump of CIA material, WikiLeaks issued this:

“The CIA’s Remote Devices Branch’s UMBRAGE group collects and maintains a substantial library of attack techniques ‘stolen’ from malware produced in other states including the Russian Federation. With UMBRAGE and related projects the CIA cannot only increase its total number of attack types but also misdirect attribution by leaving behind the ‘fingerprints’ of the groups that the attack techniques were stolen from.”6

It’s about misdirection and/or creating a cover story for executing a plan or agenda that you would never publicly admit to, akin to blaming Bin Laden and his lackeys for 9-11 when it was in fact Mossad and key elements within the US government and defense structure. Giving the public a scapegoat also satisfies a “primal” emotional need for focusing attention on a “guilty party,” someone to loathe and fear, and plan and enact retribution against.

The latter is also part of the “problem, reaction, solution” strategy designed to preempt the public into demanding the Establishent’s pre-ordained “solution” to a crisis or disaster that the Establishment itself has engineered but made to look like some other culprit is responsible (see Operation Northwoods for one example that, fortunately, never got off the ground, or 9-11 for an example that unfortunately did).

4. The Hegelian Dialectic and the False Dichotomy:

For the mass media’s purposes, you’re either “pro” or “anti,” “left” or “right,” “liberal” or “conservative,” and there are no other options.

The purpose of the false dichotomy is to restrict thought to two polar opposites that are diametrically opposed, in accordance with the modern bastardized form of the Hegelian dialectic. Hegel’s premise was that the human mind can’t understand anything unless it can be split into two polar opposites, thus his formula was: thesis + antithesis > synthesis. The Hegelian dialectic was meant to be a way for two parties in disagreement to eventually reach understanding (synthesis) through logical argument.

The idea as this concept is applied today by the media is to keep people at loggerheads in an unresolvable stalemate in which the only visible option to each party is to dig heels in even deeper, and attack the other side ever more vigorously. The current equation has omitted the part about logical argument, because that is how the situation has been deliberately engineered to stifle progress.

If you are asking “what is the point of that?” or “who in their right mind would want to have a system like that?” then understand that the international banksters and intelligence agencies (Deep State) – or from a lower level, giant transnational corporations – run the show and have ruled over Western “democracy” for a long time, socially engineering the populace through mass media and deliberately dumbed-down mainstream “education.” This is not a “theory,” but a well documented reality.

The last President of America to challenge the banksters’ hegemony was JFK and we know how that turned out for him when he tried to do the right thing by the people. The globalist oligarchs would have none of it. The slaves must not be allowed to leave the plantation. Ever since JFK, the “right” and the “left” have been controlled by a “para-governmental” force known as the Fed. The Fed, of course, is very much connected to Big Pharma – we’re talking about the same network of elitist sociopaths that dominate the world’s major industries (and run the international pedophile rings), essentially.

The point of the false dichotomy is primarily to foster tunnel vision in the public and prevent intelligent, flexible thinking, instead conducing to simplistic dogmatism and meaningless polemic. Prevention of learning is arguably the primary goal of the false dichotomy, because new information, and more sophisticated thought patterns and paradigms would be the death knell for Big Pharma’s stranglehold over the collective human psyche.

The most topical real world example of how this false dichotomy situation can play out is the “debate” around vaccination.

The media’s job is to present what I call an “absolute ontology” (and to promote “asymmetrical epistemology”) wherein the deck is stacked in favour of the Deep State, the corporations, and their proxy governments.

In essence: one point of view (The Establishment’s) is deemed as intrinsically more valid than all others. How can you topple such a sacred cow? It’s like trying to show a fundamentalist Christian that the Bible is fallible and riddled with self-contradiction – doomed to failure.

Vaccines are simply “safe and effective” – end of story. If you’re not blindly and completely “pro-vax,” then, the only other location you can occupy in this moronic polemic is “anti-vax,” and in the false world crafted by Big Pharma and the media, everyone who is “anti-vax” is a crackpot lunatic worthy of only disdain and ridicule. The question “what if their statements or claims actually have some merit?” is NEVER entertained – it cannot be, for then new information and awareness might develop, and we can’t have that if thought-control is to be maintained.

Crucially, nothing is said about the issues that the “pro” and “anti” representatives appearing in the media are not directly addressing. Attention is fixed on and restricted to whatever is deemed appropriate (how “wonderful” vaccines are), while the most important data is deliberately suppressed.

For example, have you ever seen anyone appear on mainstream TV to discuss vaccination (or fluoride, for that matter) within the context of covert softkill depopulation? I haven’t. What about vaccines and nagalase? No, of course not. The discussion is restricted to a biased narrative about how vaccines “don’t cause autism.” The wider array of biological harm – and evidence supporting it – is not discussed. The hundreds of scientific papers demonstrating the danger of vaccines are verboten.

The “debate” on this subject is farcical at best, but designed to limit opinions to slogans, buzz words, and catchphrases, stifling any actual critical thinking. Absolutely anyone who parrots the party line of “safe and effective and the best thing since sliced bread” is given all of the airtime and praise in the world, while anyone raising serious questions or issues on the subject is marginalised and diminished from the outset by the rigged (government/corporatocracy) narrative.

Keeping discussion reduced to a simple “pro” or “anti” stance means that there is no room for compromise, no middle ground, no room to evolve one’s viewpoint in the light of incoming information and discovery – and more to the point, because those tarred as “anti-vaxxers” are so thoroughly demonised and persecuted, there is little incentive for anyone to depart from the status quo and challenge the herd mentality with independent analysis. Thus, the sheep keep themselves in the pen.

Once the ego has firmly identified with a paradigm it stops listening, stops thinking, stops questioning, and – above all else – stops learning. Perhaps that is why Robert Anton Wilson said that “belief is the death of intelligence.” Stalemate is inevitable with this being the prevailing psychological dynamic, but then again, the purpose of the false dichotomy is not to facilitate real progress, but stifle it.

5. Tell People Exactly What to Think Instead of Presenting the Facts

The idea that the media is a benign force whose mission is to offer balanced perspective and multiple viewpoints such that the public can make their own informed decision is profoundly naive in light of intelligence agency involvement behind the scenes in determining programming content. The idea is to engineer in the public those viewpoints that serve vested interests. Period. Aside from that, most other media content is generally mindless distraction fuel, meaningless fluff for the stupefied masses to titillate themselves with (celebrity gossip, sporting coverage, “feel good” pieces, weather forecasts, etc.). Two real life examples follow.

Example 1: MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski (below) recently made a startling admission of sorts during an exchange with Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough about President Trump possibly “trying to undermine the media.”

She said: “And it could be that while unemployment and the economy worsens, [Trump] could have undermined the messaging so much that he can actually control exactly what people think. And that, that is our job.”

There you have it, folks, straight from the horse’s as…, er, mouth. It’s “our job” to “control what people think.” It’s there in black and white, in plain English.

Example 2: I have a recent example from more local sources. A friend of mine whose name I won’t mention was recently involved in organising events for a visiting speaker from overseas who has had the Medical Mafia (and Media Mafia) in Australia frothing at the mouth. My friend was speaking to a “journalist” from the Northern Star who offered to “cover” one of the events:

“I said ‘no thank you, you guys haven’t been overly truthful when covering us so far.’
His verbatim response: ‘It’s not our job to be truthful or helpful.’”8

Enough said. What more do you need?

MSNBC and these other media whores around the world are operating from the same playbook that Cabal stooge George W. Bush was on Nov. 10, 2001, when he exhorted the world, “Let us never tolerate outrageous conspiracy theories,” thus demonstrating the asymmetrical epistemology that was already so well entrenched during his terro…, er, tenure.

As incompetent and foolish as Shrub came to be perceived by so many millions, many of those same people still unconsciously follow his advice by not tolerating “outrageous [read: any] conspiracy theories.” The CIA/Deep State has done its work well. Credit where it’s due.

Mainstream media control is so centralized now that the only option for the thinking man or woman is to turn to the unregulated information purveyors on the web, where, yes, anything at all can be posted, including suppressed truth, which is a radically different situation to the MSM (fake news), where anything BUT the truth is allowed.


 Endnotes

  1. http://dailykos.com/storyonly/2007/7/25/17852/8697
  2. http://www.apfn.org/APFN/tolerate.htm
  3. Link to Jaco letter: http://punchingkitty.com/2009/12/01/we-got-a-letter-from-charles-jaco-last-night/
  4. http://globalfreedommovement.org/in-1967-the-cia-created-the-label-conspiracy-theorists/
  5. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1084585
  6. https://eraoflight.com/2017/03/08/cia-hackers-can-pose-as-russians/
  7. thefreethoughtproject.com/msnbc-contro-people-think/#EpGZTluoqFcAbvPW.99
  8. Personal communication

Media Thought-Control StrategiesAbout the Author

Co-founder of Global Freedom Movement and host of GFM Media, Brendan D. Murphy is a leading Australian author, researcher, activist, and musician. His acclaimed non-fiction epic The Grand Illusion: A Synthesis of Science & Spirituality – Book 1 is available here.
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James Oglethorpe & Founding the Colony of Georgia -The Progression of Religious Liberty

Early in his career, Eugene of Savoy, under the command of Polish King Jan Sobieski, helped defeat 200,000 Muslim Turks on September 11, 1683, thus saving the city of Vienna, Austria.

Austrian Prince Eugene of Savoy

went on to become one of Europe’s most famous commanders.

Savoy helped drive the Turks from Budapest in 1686.

In 1687, he gallantly commanded a cavalry brigade defeating the Turks at the Second Battle of Mohács in Hungary.


This victory was so significant that the Ottoman army mutinied, Grand Vizier Sarı Süleyman Pasha was executed, and Sultan Mehmed IV was deposed.

Prince Eugene of Savoy was most renown for his victory over 100.000 Muslim Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Zenta, Serbia, September 11, 1697.

Then Turks invaded Russia.

The new Turkish Grand Vizier, Baltacı Mehmet, defeated Peter the Great’s Russian Army in the Russo-Turkish War (1710-1711).

Turks then invaded Greece and Venetian territories, led by Turkish Grand Vizier Damat Ali in the Turkish-Venetian War (1714-1718).


Once again, to Europe’s rescue came Austrian Prince Eugene of Savoy in the Austro-Turkish War 1716-1718.

In 1716, Savoy defeated the Turks at Petrovaradin, captured the Banat (areas of Romania, Serbia and Hungary) and the capital city of Timisoara.

In 1717, Savoy recaptured Belgrade, Serbia, whose Christian population had been brutally crushed and enslaved by numerous Muslim campaigns dating back to 1521.

Savoy’s successful halt of the Ottoman invasion into Europe resulted in Turks suing for peace in 1718 with the Treaty of Passarowitz, as the Islamic practice was, when you are strong fight without mercy, but when you are weak make treaties till you can become strong.


One of the soldiers fighting at the Battle of Belgrade was 17-year-old Englishman James Oglethorpe, who served as Prince Savoy’s aide-de-camp.

After fighting with distinction in the Austro-Turkish War, Oglethorpe, at the age of 21, returned to England. He unintentionally killed a man in a brawl and spent five months in prison.

Upon release, James followed in the footsteps of his father, Sir Theophilus Oglethorpe, and became a member of Parliament, where he served for 32 years, 1722-1754.


In Parliament, he became known for opposing slavery.

In 1728, one of James Oglethorpe’s friends, Robert Castell, was unable to pay his debts and was thrown into London’s notorious Fleet Debtor’s Prison.


At the time, in English prisons, prisoners had to pay the guards to get food and a decent room. As Castell was unable to pay, he was put in a cell with someone dying of smallpox.

Castell caught the disease and died too.

Shocked at the news, James Oglethorpe began a national campaign for prison reform, heading a parliamentary committee to investigate them.

Steps were made to end the extortion and abuse of prisoners, and improve sanitary conditions.


James Oglethorpe conceived of an idea for a colony in America where poor debtors and religious refugees could get a second chance.

He named the colony “Georgia” after Britain’s King George II.

Georgia’s Colonial Charter, 1732, stated regarding religious freedom:

“There shall be a liberty of conscience allowed in the worship of God

and that all such persons, except papists, shall have a free exercise of their religion.”

Sailing on the ship Ann, the 115 settlers landed on JANUARY 13, 1733.

A year later, Protestant refugees from Salzburg, Austria, called “Salzburgers,” settled the town of Ebenezer, Georgia.

In 1735, Moravian immigrants from Bohemia arrived through Fort Argyle.

 

Scottish Presbyterians arrived from New Inverness in 1736.

Huguenot Protestant refugees had arrived from France.

James Oglethorpe’s secretary was Charles Wesley, who later became a hymn writer, composing among others, the carol “Hark, the Herald Angel Sings.”

Charles Wesley’s brother, John Wesley, served in 1735 as the Georgia’s Anglican minister. He later began the Methodist movement.

The Wesleys’ friend, Rev. George Whitefield, preached to enthusiastic crowds in Georgia in 1738, and later started an orphanage there.

Get the book THE ORIGINAL 13-A Documentary History of Religion in America’s First Thirteen States

On July 11, 1733, 34 Portuguese Sephardic Jews and 8 German Ashkenazic Jews, arrived in Savannah, Georgia. This was the largest group of Jews to land in North America prior to the Revolutionary War.

They began the Holy Congregation Hope of Israel-“Kahal Kodesh Mickve Israel,” the third oldest Jewish congregation in the United States.

In 1742, during the War of Jenkin’s Ear, some 3,000 Spanish soldiers landed on Georgia’s St. Simon’s Island.

Oglethorpe repelled them in the Battle of Bloody Marsh, July 7, 1742.

The next year, Oglethorpe returned to England where he served in the military.

In 1758, Georgia’s Royal Governor Henry Ellis issued an Act regarding religion:

“Establishing Religious Worship therein, according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England; and also for empowering the Church Wardens and Vestrymen of the respective Parishes … for the repair of churches, the relief of the poor, and other Parochial service.”

This Act established the Anglican Church as the Colony of Georgia’s official denomination, with a £25 per annum salary for every Anglican clergyman.

Catholics were specifically excluded from the colony.

Beginning in 1755, Britain expelled all French Catholics from Acadia, Canada.

Some 400 French Catholics arrived in Savannah, Georgia.

They were only allowed to stay the winter before being ordered to leave.

Some expelled Acadians traveled to South Carolina, others to St. Dominique Island, and still others to the French Catholic Louisiana Territory, where the pronunciation of “Acadian” evolved to “Cajun.”

Other Protestants arrived in Georgia.
In 1772, Daniel Marshall established the first Baptist Church in Georgia.

Georgia had many Revolutionary War heroes, such as Nancy Hart.

While her husband was away, six British soldiers converged on their frontier home.

Soldiers shot her prize gobbler and ordered her to cook it.

After feeding and serving them lots of wine Nancy grabbed one of their guns, promising to shoot the first one that moved.

After shooting two, her husband showed up and they hung the rest.

Georgia is also known for Polish General Casmir Pulaski, who died fighting the British at Savannah.


Mordecai Sheftall
of Georgia became the Continental Army’s highest ranking Jewish officer.

In 1777, Georgia passed its first State Constitution, stating:

“We the people of Georgia, relying upon the protection and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish this Constitution.”

Georgia’s Constitution, 1777, Article 6 stated:

“Representatives shall be chosen out of the residents in each county … and they shall be of the Protestant religion.”

In 1785, John Adams was sent as the first U.S. Ambassador to Britain. While there, he visited with James Oglethorpe just months before his death.


In 1788, Georgia was the 4th State to ratify the U.S. Constitution.

In 1789, Georgia’s population was over 82,000 and the State adopted a second Constitution which removed the Protestant requirement, simply stating:

“All persons shall have the free exercise of religion.”

A third Georgia Constitution was adopted in 1798, establishing religious toleration.


In the first 34 years of Georgia’s statehood, conflicts arose between settlers and Indians, especially when gold was discovered on Cherokee land in 1829, causing the Georgia Gold Rush.

An Indian Removal Act was hurriedly rushed through a Democrat controlled Congress in 1830.

This resulted in the tragic “Trail of Tears” where over 4,000 Indian men, women, and children died in the bitter winter of 1838 as the Federal Government forcibly marched them from Georgia and southeastern United States to the Oklahoma Territory.

Georgia’s religious history included the Jewsish Mickve Israel Congregation, which in 1786 had an attendance of 73.

In 1790, Georgia’s Governor granted the Jewish congregation a State Charter.

President Washington wrote to them:

“May the same wonder-working Deity, who long since delivered the Hebrews from their Egyptian oppressors, planted them in the promised land,

whose Providential Agency has lately been conspicuous in establishing these United States as an independent nation,

still continue to water them with the dews of Heaven, and make the inhabitants of every denomination partake in the temporal and spiritual blessings of that people, whose God is Jehovah.”

The first Catholic residents moved into Georgia from Maryland around 1793.

They had no priest until the French Revolution sparked a slave revolt on the Island of St. Dominique/Haiti causing a few priests to flee to Georgia.

In 1810, the State Legislature incorporated the Catholic Church of Augusta.

In 1820, Irish Bishop John England was appointed over the State’s one hundred Catholics in Savannah, plus a few more in Augusta.

Bishop John England founded America’s first Catholic newspaper, The United States Catholic Miscellany.

Bishop John England delivered the first Catholic Sermon in the U.S. Capital at the Sunday morning Church service held in the House of Representatives, January 8, 1826.

The overflow audience included President John Quincy Adams, who had previously stated, July 4, 1821, that Catholicism and Republicanism were incompatible.

Bishop John England reassured the predominately Protestant audience:

“We do not believe that God gave to the Church any power to interfere with our civil rights, or our civil concerns … I would not allow to the Pope, or to any bishop of our Church … the smallest interference with the humblest vote at our most insignificant balloting box.”

By 1839, Bishop John England listed 11 priests in Georgia.

The population of Georgia in 1830 was 516,823.

In 1836, Methodists founded Emory College at Oxford and Wesleyan Female College at Macon — the first institution of learning founded specifically for women in America.

Georgia supported the State’s Right doctrine before the outbreak of the War Between the States, and when Lincoln was elected, politicians moved for secession from the Union.

Georgia was devastated as the Civil War progressed, especially in the fall of Atlanta and General Sherman’s march to the sea.

In 1865, Atlanta University was founded by the Protestant American Missionary Association to help freed slaves, as was Clark University, founded in 1869 by the Methodist Episcopal Church.

The population of Georgia in 1870 was 1,184,109.

In 1877, Georgia’s Constitution stated:

“Relying upon the protection and guidance of Almighty God …

All men have the natural and inalienable right to worship God, each according to the dictates of his own conscience.”

In 1877, Baptists founded Shorter College at Rome, and in 1881, Methodists founded Morris Brown College.

In 1895, history was made at the International Exposition in Atlanta when the Black President of the Tuskegee Institute, Booker T. Washington, was invited to give a keynote address.

In 1900, the population of Georgia was 2,216,331.

As of 1910, the State of Georgia gave full liberty of conscience in matters of religious opinion and worship, but did not legalize willful or profane scoffing. It was unlawful to conduct any secular business on Sunday.

Georgia’s oath of office was administered with one hand upon the Bible and the other uplifted, with the affirmation:

“You do solemnly swear in the presence of the ever living God” or “You do sincerely and truly affirm, etc.”

Legislative sessions opened with prayer.

The U.S. Religious Landscape Survey, conducted by The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, 2007, published in the USA Today, listed Georgia as:

83 percent Christian, consisting of:

-Evangelical Protestant – 38 percent
-Mainline Protestant – 16 percent
-Black Protestant – 16 percent
-Catholic – 12 percent
-Orthodox – <0.5 percent
-Other Christian – <0.5 percent

1 percent – Jewish
<0.5 percent – Mormon
<0.5 percent – Jehovah’s Witnesses
<0.5 percent – Muslim
<0.5 percent – Buddhist
<0.5 percent – Hindu
<0.5 percent – Other World Religions
<0.5 percent – Other Faiths
<0.5 percent – Did not answer
12 percent – Unaffiliated

When James Oglethorpe and the first settlers touched Georgia’s shore, JANUARY 13, 1733, they knelt while Rev. Herbert Henry offered prayer. They declared:

“Our end in leaving our native country is not to gain riches and honor, but singly this: to live wholly to the glory of God.”

Their object was: “To make Georgia a religious colony.”

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“Only a third of the two million Armenians in Turkey have survived, and that at the price of apostatizing to Islam or else of leaving all they had and fleeing across the frontier.”

Historian Arnold Joseph Toynbee died OCTOBER 2, 1975.

He provided foreign intelligence for the British during World Wars I and II, and served as a delegate to the Paris Peace Conferences following both wars.

Arnold Joseph Toynbee was educated at Oxford “almost entirely in the Greek and Latin Classics.”

Toynbee taught at King’s College of London, the London School of Economics, and the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

Toynbee authored many history books, including Greek Policy Since 1882 (1914), and The Murderous Tyranny Of The Turks (London, New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1917), in which he wrote:

“Turks … from Central Asia, ruled during the first two centuries of their conquests by … unscrupulous Sultans, who subjugated the Christian populations of Asia Minor and South-Eastern Europe, compelling part of these populations to embrace Mohammedanism,

and supporting their own power by seizing the children of the rest, forcibly converting them to Islam, and making out of them an efficient standing army, the Janizaries, by whose valour and discipline the Turkish wars of conquest were carried on from early in the 15th down into the 19th century …”

Toynbee explained:

“The Greeks were leaders of civilization in the Ancient World and in the Middle Ages, till the Greek Empire of Constantinople was conquered by the Turks in 1453…

The Armenians were the first people to make Christianity their national religion … They produced a fine literature and architecture, which Turkish conquest destroyed …

Turks have repressed all symptoms of Armenian revival by massacres …”

Tracing the history of the Islamic State, Toynbee continued:

“There are three stages in the history of Ottoman tyranny …

Osman, its founder, from whom the Osmanli Turks take their name, was the hereditary chief of a wandering band of Turkish freebooters from Central Asia … carve(d) out a principality for himself at the expense of the neighboring Christians …

This Ottoman dominion, which started thus in the 13th century with a few square miles of territory in North-Western Asia Minor, expanded during the next 300 years till it stretched from within a few miles of Vienna to Mecca and Baghdad.

… It destroyed the Ancient Empire of Constantinople, which had preserved Greek learning during the Middle Ages; the free Christian kingdoms of Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia, Wallachia, Moldavia and Hungary…

Such a career of destructive conquest was a disaster to civilization, and it was only made possible by a ruthless militarism …”

Toynbee described:

“The Ottoman method of conscription was to take a tribute of children from the conquered Christians so many children from each family every so many years bring them up in barracks as fanatical Moslems and train them as professional recruits.

These ‘Janissaries,’ militarized from their youth up and divorced from every human relation except loyalty to their war-lord, were the most formidable soldiers in Europe, and each new Christian land they conquered was a new field of recruitment for their corps.

The Ottoman Empire literally drained its victims’ blood, and its history as a Vampire-State is unparalleled in the history of the world.”

Toynbee wrote further:

“This was the first stage in Ottoman history;

the second … was internal and external decay.

The Empire was cut short by Austria, Russia and other foreign powers;

the subject peoples began to win back their freedom by breaking away from under the Turkish yoke …

The Turkish … tradition of violence and cunning … tried to stave off the consequences of its own rottenness by making the subject peoples even weaker and more wretched than itself …”

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Toynbee continued:

“This was the policy of Abd-ul-Hamid, who reigned from 1876 to 1908, and his method was to set one race against another.

Kurds were encouraged to massacre the Armenians; the Turkish soldiers were ordered to join in the massacre when the Armenians put up a resistance …

Turkish troops came up and burned the village for treason against the Ottoman State.”

Toynbee described the brief euphoria when dictator Abd-ul-Hamid was deposed and they were promised democracy.

But high hopes were dashed when this Turkish ‘Spring’ was co-opted by fundamentalist Muslims who began a genocide, as Toynbee described:

“In the FIRST STAGE the subject peoples paid their tribute of children…

In the SECOND STAGE they were hounded on to destroy each other by the Machiavellian policy of Abd-ul-Hamid.

The THIRD STAGE has been introduced by the Young Turks…a government employing its resources in the murder of its own people…

When the Young Turks came into power in 1908 they announced a program of ‘Ottomanisation.’

Every language in the Empire but Turkish was to be driven off…

Non-Turkish majority was to be assimilated to the Turkish minority by coercion…

The Turks drive forth Greeks and Bulgars destitute from their homes and possessions.

The Magyars mobilize troops to terrorize Slovaks and Romanians at the elections;

the Turks draft the criminals from their prisons into the Gendarmeri to exterminate the Armenian race…

The Young Turks have pursued their nationalistic program by butchery.

The Adana massacres of 1909…occurred within a year of the proclamation of the Young Turk Constitution, which assured equal rights of citizenship to all inhabitants of the Empire.

…In 1913 the Turkish Army was engaged in exterminating the Albanians because they had an un-Ottoman national spirit of their own.

This work was interrupted by the Balkan War, but the Turks revenged themselves for their defeat…by exterminating all Greeks and Slavs left in the territory they still retained…

Only a third of the two million Armenians in Turkey have survived, and that at the price of apostatizing to Islam or else of leaving all they had and fleeing across the frontier.

… The refugees saw their women and children die by the roadside, and apostasy too, for a woman, involved the living death of marriage to a Turk and inclusion in his harem.

The other two-thirds … were marched away from their homes … with no food or clothing for the journey, in fierce heat and bitter cold, hundreds of miles over rough mountain roads.

They were plundered and tormented by their guards, and by subsidized bands of brigands, who descended on them in the wilderness, and with whom their guards fraternized.

Parched with thirst, they were kept away from the water with bayonets.

… They died of hunger and exposure and exhaustion, and in lonely places the guards and robbers fell upon them and murdered them in batches some at the first halting place after the start, others after they had endured weeks of this agonizing journey.

About half the deportees and there was at least 1,200,000 … perished thus on their journey,

and the other half have been dying lingering deaths ever since at their journey’s end; for they have been deported to the most inhospitable regions in the Ottoman Empire:

-the malarial marshes in the Province of Konia;
-the banks of the Euphrates where, between Syria and Mesopotamia, it runs through a stony desert;
-the sultry and utterly desolate track of the Hedjaz Railway …

The same campaign of extermination has been waged against the Nestorian Christians on the Persian frontier …

In Syria there is a reign of terror …”

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Toynbee added:

“The ‘Deportation Scheme’ was drawn up by the central government …

No State could be more completely responsible for any act within its borders than the Ottoman State is responsible for the appalling crimes it has committed against its subject peoples …”

Toynbee wrote:

“Turkish rule … is now, oppressing or massacring, slaughtering or driving from their homes, the Christian population of Greek or Bulgarian stock … Armenia and Cilicia, and Syria, where within the last two years it has been destroying its Christian subjects …

The Young Turkish gang who gained power when they had deposed Abd-ul-Hamid, have surpassed even that monster of cruelty in their slaughter of the unoffending Armenians.

The ‘Committee of Union and Progress’ began by promising equal rights to all races and faiths …

It proceeded … to expel the Greek-speaking inhabitants of Western Asia Minor, and to exterminate the Armenians…

The Muslim peasant of Asia Minor is an honest, kindly fellow when not roused by fanaticism …

President Wilson…called upon … Allied Nations … that they … make good their words:

‘The liberation of the peoples who now lie beneath the murderous tyranny of the Turks …'”

Toynbee continued:

“Turkish tyranny … putting the clock in South-Eastern Europe a century back … to reconquer for Militarism the field which the 19th century won here for Democracy … destroying without interference a multitude of smaller and weaker peoples from Alsace to Romania and from Schleswig to Baghdad …”

Arnold Toynbee was a correspondent for the Manchester Guardian during the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922).

His 12-volume Study Of History (1934-1961), described the rise, flowering, and decline of 26 cultures from Egypt, Greece and Rome to Polynesia and Peru.

After World War II, Toynbee wrote Historians Approach To Religion (1956), and Change And Habit: The Challenge Of Our Time (1966), in which he predicted that China would become the major global power if the United States and the Soviet Union could not maintain world order.

“Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder,” argued Toynbee, who saw religion as a prime motivation in history.

Toynbee continued:

“When I started, religion was not a prominent feature …

In writing my study, I have been constantly surprised to find religion coming back to fill an even greater place.”

Toynbee concluded:

“So what does the universe look like? …

It looks as if everything were on the move either toward its Creator or away from Him …

The course of human history consists of a series of encounters … in which each man or woman or child … is challenged by God to make the free choice between doing God’s will and refusing to do it.

When Man refuses, he is free to make his refusal and to take the consequences.”

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11 Red Flags As We Enter The Pivotal Month Of August 2015

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Are you ready for what is coming in August?  All over America, economic, political and social tensions are building, and the next 30 days could turn out to be pivotal.  In July, we saw things start to turn.  As you will read about below, a major six year trendline for the S&P 500 was finally broken this month, Chinese stocks crashed, commodities crashed, and debt problems started erupting all over the planet.  I fully expect that this next month (August) will be a month of transition as we enter an extremely chaotic time in the fall and winter. 

Things are unfolding in textbook fashion for another major global financial crisis in the months ahead, and yet most people refuse to see what is happening.  In their blind optimism, they want to believe that things will somehow be different this time.  Well, the coming months will definitely reveal who was right and who was wrong.  The following are 11 red flag events that just happened as we enter the pivotal month of August 2015…

#1 Puerto Rico is going to default on a 58 million dollar debt payment that is due on Saturday.  Even though this has serious implications for the U.S. financial system, Barack Obama has said that there will be no bailout for “America’s Greece”.

#2 As James Bailey has pointed out, the most important trendline for the S&P 500 has finally been broken after holding up for six years.  This is a critical technical signal that will likely motivate a significant number of investors to sell off their holdings in the weeks ahead.

#3 The IMF is indicating that it will not take part in the new Greek debt deal.  As a result, the whole thing may completely fall apart

Leaked minutes of the fund’s latest board meeting, which took place on Wednesday, showed staff “cannot reach agreement at this stage” on whether to take part in the new €86bn (£60bn) bailout for Greece. The document said there were doubts over the capacity of the Athens Government to implement economic reforms, as well as the over the sustainability of the country’s sovereign debt pile, which is now projected to hit 200 percent of GDP.

 

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, only sanctioned a new Greek deal earlier this month on the condition that the IMF takes part.

#4 Italy is going down the exact same path as Greece, but Italy is going to be a much larger problem for Europe because it has a far, far larger economy.  This week, we learned that youth unemployment in Italy has reached a 38-year high of 44 percent, and Italy’s debt to GDP ratio has now hit 135 percent.

#5 The Canadian economy has officially entered a new recession.  This is something that was not supposed to happen.

#6 The price of oil plummeted close to 20 percent during the month of July.  It was the worst month for the price of oil that we have seen since October 2008, which just happened to be during the height of the last financial crisis.

#7 Commodities just had their worst month in almost four years.  As I have written about previously, we witnessed a collapse in commodity prices just before the stock market crash of 2008 too.

#8 Thanks to Barack Obama, the U.S. coal industry is imploding, and some of the largest coal producers in the entire country have just announced that they are declaring bankruptcy

On Thursday, Bloomberg reported that the biggest American producer of coking coal, Alpha Natural Resources, could file for bankruptcy as soon as Monday.

 

Competitor Walter Energy filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, and several others have done the same this year.

#9 For the month of July, the Shanghai Composite Index was down 13.4 percent.  Despite unprecedented government intervention to prop up the market, it was the worst month for Chinese stocks since October 2009.

#10 A major red flag that a recession in the United States is fast approaching is the fact that Exxon Mobile just announced their worst earnings for a single quarter since 2009.  Compared to the same time period one year ago, Exxon Mobile’s earnings were down 51 percent.

#11 Chevron is another oil giant that has seen earnings plunge.  In the second quarter of this year, Chevron’s earnings were down an eye-popping 90 percent from a year ago.

And in this list I didn’t even mention the economic chaos that is happening down in South America.  For full coverage of that, please see my previous article entitled “The South American Financial Crisis Of 2015“.

To a certain extent, I can understand why most Americans are not alarmed about the months ahead.  The relative stability of the past several years has lulled most of us into a false sense of security, and the mainstream media is assuring everyone that everything is going to be just fine and that brighter days are ahead.  At this point, many believe that it is patently absurd to suggest that we could see an economic collapse in 2015.  But of course even though the signs were glaringly apparent, very few of us anticipated the financial crisis of 2008 either.

A few weeks ago, I authored a piece entitled “The Last Days Of ‘Normal Life’ In America“, and I stand by every single word of that article.  I truly believe that the era of debt-fueled prosperity that we have been enjoying for so long is coming to an end, and our standard of living will never again get back to this level.

Just yesterday, I had the chance to go over and stock up on some emergency supplies at a dollar store.  It always astounds me what you can still buy for a dollar.  The combined cost of raw materials, manufacturing, packaging, shipping and retailing most of these items shouldn’t be less than a dollar, but thanks to having the reserve currency of the world we are still able to go to these big box stores and fill up our carts with lots and lots of extremely inexpensive merchandise.

Unfortunately, this massively inflated standard of living is going to come crashing to a halt.  This next financial crisis is going to destroy the system that is currently producing such comfortable lifestyles for the vast majority of us, and that will be an extremely painful experience.

So enjoy this summer for as long as it lasts.  Even though August threatens to be pivotal, it is going to be nothing compared to what will follow.

Fall and winter are coming.

Prepare while there is still time to do so.

Source: ZeroHedge.com

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#FilthyBritain: #Satanic Secrets, Wall of Shame, Malevolent Masons, Pervs in Parliament, Links to Mossad

15 04 06 ColemanFor the ‘non-believers’ in the existence of Satanic cults, here are list of posts on the excellent Coleman Experience. The blogger has a military background, a very fine and individual style of writing and chose a WordPress theme most suitable for his many photos.Filthy Britain – in chronological order:

  1. The New SS: Filthy Britain’s child-snatchers and the forced adoption scandal – February 2014
  2. Filthy Britain’s Sickest Secret – March 2014
  3. Mossad’s Links to Filthy Britain – April 2014
  4. Filthy Britain’s Pervs in Parliament – April 2014
  5. Filthy Britain’s Satanic Secrets – June 2014
  6. Filthy Britain’s Wall of Shame – June 2014
  7. Filthy Britain’s Malevolent Masons – August 2014
  8. Welcome to Filthy Britain – August 2014
  9. Filthy Britain’s Wall of Shame – September 2014
  10. Filthy Britain and the Wrath of God – October 2014
  11. Filthy Britain’s Satanic Secrets – November 2014

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And the sad effect of suffering children – as reported by the Whistleblower Kids:

  • institutionally snatched – with the aid of Police
  • legitimised in secret family (i.e. civil) courts
  • adopted without the parents’ consent
  • sexually abused in foster homes, foster care and rituals
  • sacrificed and murdered in Satanic rituals:
  1. Who wants to silence Britain’s child-abuse victims forever? – November 2014
  2. The disturbing disappearance of Vishal Mehru and the Elm Guest House connection – November 2014
  3. Suffer the little children of Britain – October 2014
  4. Margaret Hodge, stolen children, corrupt social workers and the VIP paedophile connection – September 2014
  5. Prince Philip’s dirty little secrets – July 2014
  6. Suffer the little children of Britain – May 2014
  7. Queenie, the missing children, an International arrest warrant and the Commonwealth Summit no-show – May 2013
  8. Queenie, the missign children, an International arrest warrant and the mysterious non-stop trots – March 2013

Estonian Foreign Ministry confirms authenticity of leaked call on Kiev snipers

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Estonian foreign ministry has confirmed the recording of his conversation with EU foreign policy chief is authentic. Urmas Paet said that snipers who shot at protesters and police in Kiev were hired by Maidan leaders.

Paet told RIA-Novosti news agency that he talked to Catherine Ashton last week right after retiring from Kiev, but refrained from further comments, saying that he has to “listen to the Continue reading →

Robert Mundell, evil genius of the euro

By: Greg Pallast

For the architect of the euro, taking macroeconomics away from elected politicians and forcing deregulation were part of the plan.

Robert Mundell's work on the collapse of Bretton Woods paved the way for European Monetary Union.

Robert Mundell’s work on the collapse of Bretton Woods paved the way for European Monetary Union.

The idea that the euro has “failed” is dangerously naive. The euro is doing exactly what its progenitor – and the wealthy 1%-ers who adopted it – predicted and planned for it to do.

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MATT TAYLOR ORDERS THE IMMEDIATE ARREST OF DAVID CAMERON & THE QUEEN.

Matt Taylor on radioMatt Taylor order the immediate arrest of David Cameron and The Queen

Matt Taylor the next MP for Brighton Kemptown in 2015, has issued an extraordinary order for the immediate arrest of David Cameron and The Queen on charges of High Treason and sexual crimes against children.

Following the explosive interview between Louise Collins from the UK Column News and Bill Maloney from Pie’n’Mash films, in which the Queen was named as part of an international paedophile ring, Matt Taylor from Brighton has declared to hold the higher moral ground, and Continue reading →

The Truth About Karl Marx

Stefan Molyneux

Karl Heinrich Marx is known as a German philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist. How did the man who railed against economic and sexual exploitation treat those around him? What is the truth about Karl Marx?

 

 

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The Magna Carta (Great Charter) Transcript

Signed on 15th June 1212 at Runnhmeade by King John and the Barons of England.

King- John Signing The Magna Carta

John, by the grace of God King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and Count of Anjou, to his archbishops, bishops, abbots, earls, barons, justices, foresters, sheriffs, stewards, servants, and to all his officials and loyal subjects, greeting.

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Debt Cancellation in Mesopotamia and Egypt from 3000 to 1000 BC

Global Research, September 04, 2012

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We must pierce the smoke-screen of creditors and re-establish the historical truth. Repeated and generalised debt cancellation has occurred throughout history.

Hammurabi, king of Babylon, and debt cancellation

The Hammurabi Code is in the Louvre Museum, in Paris. The term “code” is inappropriate, because what Hammurabi left us is a set of rules and judgements on relations between public authorities and citizens. Hammurabi began his 42-year reign as “king” of Babylon (located in present-day Iraq), in 1792 BC. What Continue reading →

Bin Laden’s Obituary Notice – Paul Craig Roberts

A Funeral Notice for Osama bin Laden was published on December 26, 2001, in the Egyptian newspaper al-Ward. An English translation is provided below. Anyone fluent in Arabic is invited to verify or correct the translation. This item was sent to me from a reader abroad.

Also below are is a CNN interview with its medical correspondent who examines the last non-faked video of bin Laden and concludes that bin Laden is seriously ill.

There is also below a 2002 report that Israeli intelligence has concluded that bin Laden is dead.

I cannot attest to the correctness of any of these reports, but it is unclear why there would be so much disinformation from such varied sources about bin Laden’s condition or what purpose is served.

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