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U.S. Government & Press Lie Constantly, with Total Impunity

August 15th, 2017

Eric Zuesse

The U.S. press don’t report this fact, but that doesn’t mean it’s not true. The following will document its truth, by recent prominent examples, and will explain how and why this rampant lying by the government and press is done.

The lies are usually about the most important policies and actions of the United States government regarding international relations — foreign policy matters, such as wars, treaties, and economic sanctions. In the past, they were lies about matters such as that North Vietnam had attacked the USS Maddox in the Gulf of Tonkin Incident, and that Chile’s President Salvador Allende opposed democracy, and that Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein was “six months away from developing a [nuclear] weapon,” and that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “conquest of land” regarding Crimea had happened and is the basic reason for the economic sanctions the U.S. has placed against Russia.

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Vassal Aristocracies Increasingly Resist Control by U.S. Aristocracy

August 15th, 2017

Eric Zuesse

The tumultuous events that dominate international news today cannot be accurately understood outside of their underlying context, which connects them together, into a broader narrative — the actual history of our time. History makes sense, even if news-reports about these events don’t. Propagandistic motivations cause such essential facts to be reported little (if at all) in the news, so that the most important matters for the public to know, get left out of news-accounts about those international events.

The purpose here will be to provide that context, for our time.

First, this essential background will be summarized; then, it will be documented (via the links that will be provided here), up till the present moment — the current news:

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Role of Media Scoundrels Is to Lie and Scare Hell Out of People

August 14th, 2017

Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org (Home - Stephen Lendman)

Media scoundrels operate as mouthpieces for power, featuring disinformation, Big Lies and fake news on issues mattering most.

Supporting all US wars of aggression and others planned, they vilify nations America opposes, manipulating people to support war, along with scaring the bejesus out of them irresponsibly.

Citing August 9 and 10 Public Policy Polling data, Axios reported 82% of Americans fear nuclear war with North Korea - media scoundrels manipulating their minds by daily reports, vilifying the DPRK, highlighting its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

Reports don’t explain why these programs exist. Pyongyang legitimately fears US aggression, wanting them as possible deterrents, defenseless without them.

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Lavrov Warns US Against Interfering in Russian Regional Elections

August 14th, 2017

Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org (Home - Stephen Lendman)

Unlike Russia’s noninterference in the elections of any country, America does it all the time, wanting pro-Western officials elected, not independent ones it doesn’t control.

William Blum’s research revealed Washington’s deplorable history, horrendous enough to make garden variety despots blush. Since WW II ended, its rap sheet:

“Attempted to overthrow more than 50 foreign governments, most of which were democratically-elected.”Terror-bombed “more than 30 countries.”“Attempted to assassinate more than 50 foreign leaders.”

“Attempted to suppress a populist or nationalist movement in 20 countries.”

“Grossly interfered in democratic elections in at least 30 countries.”

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Trump to Investigate Alleged Chinese Trade Violations

August 14th, 2017

Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org (Home - Stephen Lendman)

On Friday, Trump pressed China’s Xi Jinping to act tough against North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

They’re essential deterrents against feared US aggression, posing no threat to any nations except in self-defense if attacked.

On Saturday, the White House announced plans to investigate Beijing for alleged intellectual property violations. On Monday, Trump is expected to sign a memo authorizing it. Severe trade penalties could follow, including tariffs on Chinese steel and other imports. Although the Constitution grants Congress tariff-imposition authority, congressional legislation delegates the power to presidents under the following circumstances:

• under the 1917 Trading with the Enemy Act against any nation as long as America is at war somewhere;

• under the 1977 Emergency Economic Powers Act – during a real or invented national emergency; no legitimate one existed in America since WW II ended;

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Netanyahu’s Pro-Nazi Lie: ‘Hitler wanted to expel the Jews.’

August 14th, 2017


Eric Zuesse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=37&v=dadgep_e0Hc
“Netanyahu: Hitler didn't want to exterminate Jews”
RT published Oct 21, 2015
Netanyahu (0:25-): “Hitler didn’t want to exterminate the Jews at the time [28 November 1941]; he wanted to expel the Jews.”

This statement by Israel’s Prime Minister is profoundly false; the record is clear on this matter: Hitler merely played along with Hjalmar Schacht and others who favored expulsion of Jews in preference to annihilating them; Nazis who expected all Jews ultimately to leave Germany were a significant part of Hitler’s constituency, and Hitler wanted their full cooperation at least until the “final solution” was beyond being any longer denied; he needed the services of all Nazis and of all Nazi-supporters, until he was ready to spring his trap (the extermination-program for Jews).

Here is how I had discussed this matter, on pages 218-219 of my 2000 book Why the Holocaust Happened:

The consensus with which he started was only for the elimination of the Jews, which could mean either expulsion or extermination. (Sterilizing the Jews was ruled out by Hitler: as an alternative to extermination, it might have drawn too much support.) Expulsion obviously had to be presented as having been tried but failed; only then could the entire hierarchy unite behind Hitler’s plan to carry out God’s “admonition finally to put an end to the permanently continuous original sin of a race poisoning and to give the Almighty Creator beings as He Himself created them.” Mere expulsion could provide no such assurance. But a display nonetheless had to be made.

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North Korea Responds to Trump’s Fire and Fury Threat

August 11th, 2017

Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org (Home - Stephen Lendman)

Heated rhetoric risks something much more serious. The problem lies in Washington, not Pyongyang.

Throughout its post-WW II history, the DPRK never attacked another country. In June 1950, it responded to repeated South Korean cross-border provocations.

Harry Truman’s devastating war followed - why Pyongyang genuinely fears US aggression now, doing what it thinks best to avoid it, the reason for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Without them, it would be defenseless. With them, it’s a regional power to be reckoned with.

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UN Sides with Fascists in Venezuela

August 11th, 2017

Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org (Home - Stephen Lendman)

The UN is more an appendage of US foreign policy than a world body upholding its charter principles - far from it.

Former Jordanian UN envoy Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein is a member of its royal family, the nation hostile to democracy, notorious for human rights abuses, notably lack of free expression, political imprisonments and use of torture.

In September 2014, he succeeded US imperial tool Navi Pillay as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, a dismal choice - serving his imperial master like his predecessor since taking office.

On August 8, he disgracefully accused Venezuelan security forces of street violence - orchestrated by Washington, not them, part of a diabolical CIA plot to replace Bolivarian social democracy with fascist tyranny.

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New Illegal US Sanctions on Venezuela

August 11th, 2017

Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org (Home - Stephen Lendman)

US political and economic war on Venezuela continues, along with daily made-in-the-USA street violence.

It’s part of an ongoing color revolution attempt to topple its government, aiming to advance America’s imperium and gain control over the country’s vast oil reserves - along with destroying Bolivarian social democracy, a system neocons in Washington abhor.

On Wednesday, the US Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed illegal sanctions on six members of Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly, a constitutionally authorized body. Two other officials were targeted.

Imposition followed last week’s illegal sanctions on President Nicolas Maduro and earlier ones on other Venezuelan officials.

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Democratic Demagogues and ‘The Better Deal’

August 11th, 2017

James Petras

Introduction

After 6 months of blaming Russia for the Democratic Party’s Presidential election debacle, the Party stalwarts have finally realized that the American electorate is not listening.

Democratic Party investigators in Washington still hold hearings and the mass media are still scandal mongering, but the public is not rallying to their cause. Trump’s demagogy may have lost its appeal, while the Republican Administration purges and internecine squabbles have been met with a huge collective yawn by the public. The Democratic Party proves itself to be a weird sideshow for the vast majority of American voters…and for good reason.

Their perpetual (corrupt and senile) leaders are unwavering supporters of every indignity and economic hardship that the majority of worker families have suffered for the last three decades.

Democratic Party Senator Chuck ‘the Schmuck’ Schumer and Congresswomen Nancy ‘The Loser’ Pelosi have spent a collective sixty-five years in Congress. Their joint tenure marks a period of long decline in working class living standards and even worker life expectancy, while they have made possible the greatest concentration of wealth in the hands of the 1% plutocrats.

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