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Rex Tillerson at Hoover – Antiwar.com Original

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 22, 2018

US foreign policy: fight the good guys that help defeat the bad guys. Help the bad guys defeat the good guys. Provide arms to any and everyone, not knowing which side they are on.

https://original.antiwar.com/henderson/2018/01/21/rex-tillerson-hoover/

Someone not familiar with the ISIS story might conclude that Tillerson was saying that the US government defeated ISIS. Of course, if you read his speech carefully, you’ll see that he didn’t say that. What he said was that the US government had a plan and had been active in defeating ISIS. He didn’t list other entities that had fought ISIS. What ones did he leave out? Two major ones: the Russian government and the Syrian government under Assad. Why? I think it’s obvious: it didn’t fit Tillerson’s narrative. The narrative is: Assad is bad; the US government needs to get rid of him. If Tillerson had admitted what I’m sure he knows well—that the Russian government has helped Assad go after ISIS—then he would have introduced complexity into what he wanted to tell as a simple story: Assad bad; let’s get rid of him.

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When Government Shuts Down – LewRockwell

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 22, 2018

Grandma has her check withheld but Yemen still gets its allotment if US supplied bombs.

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2018/01/lew-rockwell/when-government-shuts-down/

Moreover, nobody has produced a shred of evidence that the government shutdown was as unpopular as the media claimed it was. It was asserted daily, but never proven. Oh sure, we heard about how people couldn’t get passports, couldn’t get into Yellowstone, couldn’t see the Vermeer art exhibit at the National Gallery of Art. But what’s most startling is that the central government—which consumes 40 percent of the national wealth—wasn’t missed much at all.

The lesson of the government shutdown is not that people want it to stay open, always and forever, but that the world doesn’t fall apart when Uncle Sam takes the day off. Let’s give him the next century or so, see how the people on their own can restore prosperity and liberty. With no taxes to pay, there’d be plenty left over to pay even exorbitant admission fees to the Washington Monument.

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US Urges Turkey to Focus on ISIS, Not Attack Syrian Kurds – News From Antiwar.com

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 21, 2018

What will we do if the puppet doesn’t do as it is told. Who is the puppet?

https://news.antiwar.com/2018/01/18/us-urges-turkey-to-focus-on-isis-not-attack-syrian-kurds/

Calls for Turkey to “focus on ISIS” have successfully kept them away from the Kurdish YPG for months, but with ISIS virtually defeated in Syria, Turkey likely believes they’ve already waited out that excuse…

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A US-Turkish Clash – LewRockwell

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 21, 2018

As is often the case, when the used is as bad as the user, the user gets used.

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2018/01/patrick-j-buchanan/a-us-turkish-clash-in-syria/

The war for dominance in the Middle East, following the crushing of ISIS, appears about to commence in Syria — with NATO allies America and Turkey on opposing sides.

Turkey is moving armor and troops south to Syria’s border enclave of Afrin, occupied by Kurds, to drive them out, and then drive the Syrian Kurds out of Manbij further south as well.

Says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, “We will destroy all terror nests, one by one, in Syria, starting from Afrin and Manbij.”

For Erdogan, the Kurdish YPG, the major U.S. ally in Syria, is an arm of the Kurdish PKK in Turkey, which we and the Turks have designated as a terrorist organization Read the rest of this entry »

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11 Stories The World Would Have Missed If It Wasn’t For Julian Assange & Wikileaks – Collective Evolution

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 21, 2018

John C. Calhoun, the 7th Vice President of the United States, put it perfectly when he said: “A power has risen up in the government greater than the people themselves, consisting of many, and various, and powerful interests, combined into one mass, and held together by the cohesive power of the vast surplus in the banks.”

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2018/01/18/11-stories-the-world-would-have-missed-if-it-wasnt-for-julian-assange-wikileaks/

Since 2006, Wikileaks has been exposing government and elite corruption, high-level crime, and other wrongdoings by leaking secret and classified information. Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, has been targeted multiple times by mainstream media, which often refers to Wikileaks as “fake news.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Who wants to abolish the white race? – Aussie Conservative Blog

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 21, 2018

Everyone.

“Race” is bad, except the one to which you belong.

https://aussieconservative.blog/2018/01/15/who-wants-to-abolish-the-white-race/

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Google Suspends Fact Check Project, Crediting TheDCNF Investigation With Decision

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 20, 2018

Google is so corrupt it can’t trust itself.

That what you get for using Google to fact check.

http://dailycaller.com/2018/01/19/google-ends-fact-check/

First, the legitimate outlets chosen were virtually all ones with conservatives audiences. The Daily Caller, for example, was given such treatment, while sites like Vox, Slate, The Huffington Post, Mother Jones and several others clearly on the left side of the political spectrum were not. Read the rest of this entry »

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“Explosive”, “Shocking” And “Alarming” FISA Memo Set To Rock DC, “End Mueller Investigation” | Zero Hedge

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 20, 2018

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-18/explosive-shocking-and-alarming-fisa-memo-set-rock-dc-end-mueller-investigation

This was the headline on Drudge. Now it has disappeared.

Fake news? FIB pressure?

This story has Seth Rich level repercussions, if true.

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The Conscience Of A Conservative Chapter One

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 20, 2018

The conscience of Conservative is pricked by anyone who would debase the dignity of the individual human being.

…many questions will occur to him, but the Conservatives first concern will always be: Are we maximizing freedom?

Barry Goldwater Read the rest of this entry »

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Watch “Left Coast Dilemma: Why California Ranks #1 In Poverty” on YouTube

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 20, 2018

Big (state) government, the Fed, currency corruption

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