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…With the coronation of Queen Hillary in Philadelphia in a deluge of scandals, the main narrative had to become that of the “first woman” nominated to run for President of the United States. History was made! Headlines said so.
That is where my personal involvement enters the story. I’m not having it. Hillary Clinton is, of course, not the first woman to run for President of the United States. When I point to these inconvenient facts, the celebratory slogans quickly morph into, “the first female candidate of a MAJOR PARTY!”
A corrupt party controlled by big money interests is what that translates to in the real world.
That’s where I live.
I personally voted for Cynthia McKinney in 2008 (Green) and Jill Stein in 2012 (Green). My choice had zero to do with the presence or absence of a vagina, however. I find that concern beyond trivial, although I do accept the view that putting a woman in the White House holds some potential symbolic meaning. It is of several magnitudes less importance than what a corrupt warmonger will do to the world once she seizes the Superpower.
The Democrats exploit these symbolic bait-and-switch strategies, as with Barack Hussein Obama. Now we’ve had a black man in office. Worse than Nixon was the expert assessment. Obama’s numerous crimes, indistinguishable from those of the previous administration—including protecting the previous administration from prosecution—don’t seem to be understood by most run-of-the-mill Democrats. They simply, and always, remain blind to the crimes of their own party, believing their own spin as if it held the entire story. Anything negative must be a Republican plot of course, or perhaps the Russians; it must be anyone’s fault but their own.
My go-to rebuttal to camp Hillary is to simply play back her own statements vouching for George W. Bush’s fabricated “WMDs” in Iraq. HRC’s special touch was to add the word “undisputed.”
Average Democrats, guilty of wholesale hypocrisy as a fact of life, simply don’t care that Hillary Clinton’s hands are already soaked with the blood of Syrians, Libyans, Yemenis, Haitians and Hondurans. That she was directly involved with the rise of ISIS and associated radical Islamist proxy armies. That she approved arms to Gulf dicators after receiving millions in “donations” to her foundation. They don’t care that she’s an imperialist mentored by the likes of Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski. The Democratic National Convention even applauded the war criminal Madeleine Allbright, one of the most despicable politicians ever to come out of the United States, who brushed aside the murder of half a million Iraqi children as if she was combing lint off of her gown.
War crimes then become “mistakes,” the kind only the elites can make and get away with. It’s a tired story with an outrageous body count.
And so we get symbols instead of accountability. That is Hillary Clinton’s only remaining card to play: the female card. She clearly stole the nomination from Sanders, clearly lies to get what she wants, and clearly commits crimes with impunity (that is unless Wikileaks nails her to the Cross as Julian Assange has hinted).
My unshakeable and bitter disgust lies then with common Democrats, those who believe today that the vagina trumps all (no pun intended), facts be damned…
Two years have now elapsed since New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo choked Eric Garner to death for the apparently egregious crime of selling loose cigarettes — but the only one facing any punishment for what many believe to be a cold-blooded murder is the man who filmed it.
“I can’t breathe,” Garner pleaded eleven times — caught on film by Ramsey Orta — though Pantaleo refused to release his grip on the man’s neck.
Garner’s plea for his life became the rallying call of Black Lives Matter and police brutality activists across the nation and around the world — though the inhumanity of having to beg for one’s life after committing a nonviolent, victimless crime remains sadly all-too-common…
Nice Attacker Sent $100,000 To His Family In Tunisia, Prior To Driving Attack. He Had A Low Paying Job
“From 2002 to 2004 he had problems that led to a nervous breakdown,” his father Mohamed Mondher Lahouaiej Bouhlel told several French channels in an interview outside his home, while brandishing his son’s clinical evaluations before the cameras.“He’d get angry and shout and break everything around him. He was violent and very ill. We took him to the doctor and he was put on drugs. Whenever there was a crisis, we took him back again. He was always alone. Always silent, refusing to talk. Even in the street, he wouldn’t greet people.”
According to his father, after moving to France, Lahouaiej Bouhlel had “no connection with religion. He didn’t fast or keep Ramadan. He drank. He even took drugs.”
In what may not be a coincidence, the men responsible for the Paris attacks last November also had a similar history of low-paying jobs, petty crime, drinking, and gambling, before apparently rapidly converting to the Islamist cause just months before their deaths.
Although he last saw his family in Tunisia in 2012 when he traveled back for his sister’s wedding, in recent weeks Lahouaiej Bouhlel’s behavior radically changed.
“Over the past month, he was calling us every day and he sent us money… He called several times a day,” explained Rebab.
His brother Jaber Bouhlel told the Daily Mail that the family received 240,000 Tunisian dinar (almost $110,000) from Mohamed in the past few weeks – a surprisingly large sum for a low-paid deliveryman.
“He used to send us small sums of money regularly like most Tunisians working abroad. But then he sent us all that money, it was fortune. He sent the money illegally. He gave cash to people he knew who were returning to our village and asked them to give it to the family,” said Jaber.
Ibrahim Bouhlel, a nephew, said that Mohamed even promised to travel back to Tunisia for a family party this week.
However, the next time his family saw him was in pictures in the news.
“We’re all in a state of shock at what’s happened,” said his father…
Following the devastating British inquiry into the 2003 invasion of Iraq, American veterans and their families have warned that the US is liable to repeat the mistakes without a similarly comprehensive investigation.
The UK’s Chilcot inquiry was released on Wednesday, and while it is no secret in the US that the invasion was a failure, nothing so damning as the 2.6m-word British inquiry has been released by an independent US government body.
“The Chilcot report is an example of what we could do if there was any kind of political courage to reckon with the after-effects of the global war on terror that we were pushed into,” said Matt Howard, who was deployed to Iraq twice while serving in the marine corps.
Congressional reports have shown that the US invasion was based on faulty intelligence, but none were as crushing as Chilcot, which provoked the mother of a British soldier killed in the war to declare former British prime minister Tony Blair the “world’s worst terrorist”…
NOT happening! How can it happen when the USA is “exceptional?” How can it happen when we only “look forward?”