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Douma Chemical Attack: Timeline of facts so far


A brief post, collating all the known events surrounding the build up to the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria on the 7/8th of April 2018.

  • February-April 2018: The Syrian Arab Army has been making quick, decisive gains on the ground in recent weeks. Eastern Ghouta has all but fallen. Barring foreign intervention, the Syrian government’s victory is now all but assured.
  • March 13th 2018 Russian military command claims US is aiming to strike Damascus on an “invented pretext”. Advises them against it.
  • March 13th 2018 Syrian forces reported finding caches of chemical weapons in labs around liberated areas of Ghouta.
  • March 19th 2018 Russian and Syrian military figures reported they feared the rebels would stage a “false flag” chemical attack in order to drag US/NATO into action in Syria.
  • March 30th 2018 Donald Trump told a crowd at a speech in Ohio – and later repeated in a tweet – that the USA would be pulling out of Syria “very soon.” This is met with consternation in the capital and across the media.
  • April 6th 2018 UNSC meeting convened – at Russian request – to discuss the alleged attack in Salisbury, UK. Every member of the UNSC who spoke was categorical in their condemnation of any use of chemical weapons.
  • Night of April 7th/morning of April 8th…a chemical attack is reported by the US/UK funded “White Helmets”. The US blames Syrian govt. and holds Russia “responsible”.
  • With these facts as they are, we should ask a few questions:
    1. Why, with the current international focus on chemical weapons, why would Assad hurt his cause by attacking a non-military target with chemical weapons?
    2. With global political discussion focusing more on Saudi Arabian war on Yemen, the Skripal attack, and Israeli violence against Palestinians, why would Assad choose this moment to conduct a chemical attack and potentially distract from these issues?
    3. The Syrian Arab Army is currently operating in Douma, why would Assad risk dropping chemical weapons that could hit his own troops?
    4. The POTUS has publicly stated he intends to pull out of Syria “very soon”. Why would the Syrian Government endanger this development?
    5. Cui bono? Who has the most to gain from this chemical attack? The SAA, who are already winning the war, or the cornered jihadist forces in desperate need of aid and air support?


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    Old Pepper
    Old Pepper

    I don’t know why, but I couldn’t put URL of this video on this site. But you can find video on yiutube – it’s name is “Syrian chemical attack – terrorists teach children how to fake it”

    Old Pepper
    Old Pepper

    JudyJ

    Truly revealing. I was disappointed that Mickey Mouse didn’t join in (Tip:you have to watch right to the end to see what I mean). My first thought was that they would make the excuse that they were just improvising a chemical attack so the children wouldn’t be too fearful if it really happened, but the use of shaving foam to add to the realism seemed too extreme other than if you were saying to them ‘this is what we’ll do to you but you don’t need to worry…just carry on as you were and ignore the foam which won’t hurt you”. It would be very interesting to get someone to translate as much as they can.

    Old Pepper
    Old Pepper

    https://youtu.be/sKui109OpWo
    This video is about preparing for a provocative shoot about a fake chemical attack in the Duma. Payment – 100 USD for children and 500 USD for adults. And on this basis, the US wants to attack Syria, which will lead to a direct clash with Russia. If anyone has forgotten, this is a nuclear country, and the US stands ready to destroy us all. I would ask my government not to subscribe to this senseless confrontation simply because I want me, my family and all normal people stay alive.

    vierotchka
    vierotchka

    Pictures I downloaded a year or so ago, I just uploaded them to my ImageShack account so that I can post them here:comment imagecomment image

    Mark Gobell
    Mark Gobell

    OPCW Will Deploy Fact-Finding Mission to Douma, Syria
    Tuesday, 10 April 2018
    https://www.opcw.org/news/article/opcw-will-deploy-fact-finding-mission-to-douma-syria/
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 10 April 2018 — Since the first reports of alleged use of chemical weapons in Douma, Syrian Arab Republic, were issued, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has been gathering information from all available sources and analysing it. At the same time, OPCW’s Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, has considered the deployment of a Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) team to Douma to establish facts surrounding these allegations.
    Today, the OPCW Technical Secretariat has requested the Syrian Arab Republic to make the necessary arrangements for such a deployment. This has coincided with a request from the Syrian Arab Republic and the Russian Federation to investigate the allegations of chemical weapons use in Douma. The team is preparing to deploy to Syria shortly.

    MG

    JudyJ

    Have seen video on RT and still photos via, I think, the Off Guardian Twitter pages of the oppressed, respectable people who were held hostage for several years by the terrorists in E Ghouta being reunited en masse with their families in Damascus. Now that was genuinely moving imagery, not the false emotions portrayed in the Shite (originally a Freudian typo but I thought I’d leave it!) Helmet productions. Naturally, I haven’t seen these videos on msm.

    Mikalina
    Mikalina

    Victoria Beeley, on UK Column today, said that of the several thousand thought to have been held hostage, only about 100 were re-united. The Syrians in Damascus were just coming to terms with the fact that the rest are probably dead and they will never see them again. Heartbreaking.

    JudyJ

    They must have fallen victim to the Assad regime’s bombardments…that is, if you believe Nikki Haley’s viewpoint.

    Admin

    That’s “Vanessa” not “Victoria” 🙂

    Jay Q
    Jay Q

    I don’t mean to appear obtuse but what is the actual evidence that anybody was killed in this ‘event’? I could be wrong but isn’t it all just based on the video and reports from ‘rebels’ inside Douma?

    JudyJ

    Precisely. The UK and US Govt as always go through the motions of “if confirmed” and “if reports are true etc we shall hold the Syrian Govt and Russians accountable” but are then prepared to act upon a few photos and videos of kids being squirted in the face with a hosepipe and testimonies from “White Helmets” as confirmation. But then we know the US and UK know exactly that it is a FF so their ‘reaction’ is no surprise. The paper reviewers on Sky News last night (and I’ve no doubt on the BBC) were going on about how evil Assad and the Russians are and added that “of course the papers don’t publish the really bad images because they’d be too distressing” Really? It’s never stopped them in the past with a bit of blurring out. In any case, the point is how do they (the reviewers) know that it wasn’t the terrorists who inflicted damage on hostages or used ‘library’ pictures, which has been proved in the past, to produce images of victims. A couple of weeks ago the Syrians/Russians were accused of incinerating civilians and there were images of apparently burnt corpses but there was every reason to believe that the terrorists set it all up themselves by sacrificing hostages. I’ve seen recent tweets where people say sarcastically “Oh so the militants keep chemical weapons to use on their own people, do they? Oh right, of course they do”. I mean, how naïve. But, as has been discussed at length on this forum, a significant proportion of the viewing public don’t even think about whether there might be another side to the story and are prepared to lap everything up at face value. With regard to the paper review on Sky, I literally had to turn it off after two minutes of their sh*t as I couldn’t take any more of their sanctimonious vilification of Assad and Putin.

    Florence
    Florence

    I guess you saw the same footage of that boy being manhandled (“examined”) by burly men wearing surgical face masks, but no gloves. They forced the bits moth open and squirted in some liquid and then pushed his head down and forcibly hosed his face and head reducing him to terrified tears. They then did the same to a girl. Later programmes just showed the same boy dripping, shaking, crying and terrified. Disgusting. Those men were not medics. The hosing was not therapeutic. As a lecturer in chemistry who had to deal with chemical spills and accidents, it’s ridiculous to pretend a hose pipe stuck in the face for a few seconds is any sort of decontamination.
    Just like previous footage of White Helmets “attending” alleged sarin? Chorine?chemical weapons victims without masks or gloves, hauling around the bodies / patients with bare hands. Doing it all quite cheerfully for the camera.

    Mulga Mumblebrain
    Mulga Mumblebrain

    Under other circumstances these White Helmet vermin would GLADLY be slitting the children’s throats, as their type (perhaps even some of the same snakes) did in Douma all those years ago, whereupon the Western fakestream media scum falsely blamed ‘animal Assad’, and they’ve been lying in support of the jihadist child butchers ever since.

    JudyJ

    Just watched a segment from today’s UN Security Council session on the ‘chemical attack’ in which Vassily Nebenzya stated that the Russian military personnel in Ghouta had found no evidence of a chemical weapons attack and no bodies. Apparently the US envoy refuted this and said that she had seen pictures of the bodies (!). Nebenzya also asked that UN experts visit the area without delay and decide for themselves. Let’s see whether they do. The UN meeting is ongoing (currently 9.30 pm UK time) and a further update will be given on RT at 10.00 pm. [My comment – As things stand the UN would need to visit Syria within the next 24 hours as Trump has declared that he will decide what his response will be in the next 24-48 hours.]

    JudyJ

    I was just watching the RT News where they summarise the discussions at yesterday’s UNSC session. To quote the newsreader “No evidence of chemical weapons or bodies was found in Douma following the supposed attack…at least that’s according to the Russian envoy Vassily Nebenzya”. Compared to our MSM’s headline rhetoric about ‘animal Assad’ etc you tell me which country’s media outlets are indulging in ‘fake news’?

    mohandeer

    “….“The fake news on Saturday from Douma is geared toward drawing the attention of society away from the Skripal case, which was muddled up by London, and throwing on Russia completely unconfirmed accusations with the aim of pulling solidarity to build an anti-Russian alliance,” Nebenzya said.
    The Syrian envoy pointed out that while the US may speak of admirable aims and claim moral high ground, one should consider whether the US contribution to Syria has been to provide food and milk for Syrian children or to supply weapons to militants responsible for killing the Syrian people…..”
    The Red Cross has found no evidence of chemicals, the hospitals where the supposed victims were treated have said there are no CW involved, an ambulance driver has stated no CW involved and the Russian Specialists have also found no evidence of CW. Note the video sent by the militant Islamist group of Jaysh al Islam showed rescue wearing no protective gear !!!!
    And yet, thousands of miles away, people who have only the word of Islamist propaganda are willing to bomb Syrians, once again, to “defend” them. Just how many women, children and babies need to die before we demand the termination of these monstrous Islamist terrorists and their propagandists?

    Alan
    Alan

    When reading the western narrative one understands why so little has changed. Those who claim leadership would truly see the world burn in order to further their psychopathic aims.

    BigB

    I see the IDF – the world’s most moral murderers – have been busy. Sniping unarmed Palestinians in the back and head, obviously: planting a false flag IED on “their” side of the border to provide justification by blaming Hamas (like anyone who got within 500m of the border is not dead already); but also bombing Gaza and Syria’s T4 airbase. Other than Corbyns pre-prepared speech, which was a laudable condemnation of the illegal use of force, the rest of the international community remains deaf, dumb, and mute …protected by a weaponised anti-semitism and lawfare. I say, let’s BDS the hell out of them …it is the one thing they appear to fear.

    Mark Gobell
    Mark Gobell

    Quite why Hamas chose the Jewish week of Passover for their “Great March of Return” is a mystery …
    https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/passover-2018/
    Passover 2018 begins at sundown on Friday, March 30, and ends Saturday evening, April 7
    Gaza deadliest day since Operation Protective Edge in August 2014 : IDF kill 16 Palestinians on 30 March 2018
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-43603199
    MG

    Mulga Mumblebrain
    Mulga Mumblebrain

    Well, I suppose the Gazans chose a time when the Jews were celebrating the genocide of the Egyptian first-born. It must seem appropriate to Gazans who see their own children, first-born and not, sacrificed as burnt offerings in the regular IDF massacres.

    Mark Gobell
    Mark Gobell

    Well, I suppose that is a possibliity.
    Seems very odd to me that Hamas chose Passover to offer fruther Palestinian sacrifice …
    I cannot post any of what I know about Hamas on here, because it will in true Guardian CIF style, be deleted, as recenmt experience has shown.
    MG

    BigB

    Hamas have an unsavory record: but that does not excuse the IDF. The Hamas ploy is hasbaara: giving Avigdor Lieberman the right to declare open season on a Palestinian “Turkey Shoot” were anyone, including journalists, were legitimate targets. This uprising was spontaneous and arranged via social media, I believe. More demonstrations are planned for Nakba Day, May 15. Perhaps 70 years is enough?

    Admin

    Please don’t abuse our free comment policy by posting comments about how you can’t post comments. It’s not simply self-contradictory, it’s also impolite.

    Mark Gobell
    Mark Gobell

    Admin
    I was not aware that my post was an abuse of your free comment policy, could you explain why you make that accusation please ?
    I posted yesterday in response to another post and someone deleted it. I don’t know why that post was deleted, no explanation is ever offered and your editors to not reply to my emails.
    Perhaps you could also explain how my post is contradictory ?
    I think it is impolite to delete posts for no apparent reason, especially givern this site’s raison d’etre …
    Maybe you could elucidate ?
    Thanks
    MG

    Admin

    No one has deleted any comments. If it never appeared that’s just par for the course I’m afraid. As we all have to say ad nauseam, if you are making a long post make a copy before hitting send because sometimes they just don’t go through. If you’re saying it literally was removed, as in it was there for a while then disappeared – well, that’s concerning. Please send details to us because we DON’T delete comments unless they are insanely abusive, contain threats or incitements or are spam.
    I refer you to our comments policy as a reminder. We adhere to it rigidly.
    Please clarify though because if your comment was literally removed after it appeared we do need to know.
    PS – I don’t recall getting any email from you, but we do get a LOT of email It’s possible yours was overlooked. Sorry if it was.

    Mark Gobell
    Mark Gobell

    Thank you for the advice, but I do keep copies of every post I make everywhere. That is not the issue.
    As I have already stated, my post contained >3 links so required approval. I have no idea if it appeared and then disappeared. All I do know is that it does not show on that thread. Also, as I have already said, the short post by “mark”, to which I replied, was there, obviously, but is now gone also.
    So, self evidently, someone has deleted that post from “mark”.
    Re: emails. I have sent emails, copied to all of your editors. Not one has replied.
    MG

    Admin

    it’s possible I suppose the post by “mark” was deleted, in which case your reply would go too. But we do that so rarely and only if there’s duplicate posting or violent abuse or spam. The other one was probably just one of those that fall into oblivion after being posted. Since you keep copies I advize you to just re-post if your comment doesn’t appear in a few hours, because that almost certainly means it’s disappeared.
    Jut to make sure nothing odd is going on I’d like to get to the bottom of the disappeared post by “mark” so I’ll check our folders, see if I can find anything that might shed light. Do you have a date?

    Mark Gobell
    Mark Gobell

    Yesterday, 9 April.
    Example keywords in “marks” post included :
    August 2013
    good day for democracy
    Perhaps you or someone could explain how we “should let you know” about these things if, as you say, you get a lot of emails and cannot answer them …
    MG

    Big B
    Big B

    Its been a recurrent problem: I personally suffer from it a lot …comments disappear and reposts come back as duplicate comments. I don’t think that you can naturally assume it was deleted as a default. I’m not joking; mine seems to be affected by the weather: not Admin!

    Mark Gobell
    Mark Gobell

    The short, post form “mark”, to which I replied was also deleted.
    Both were on topic, discussing Syrian “air strikes” aka bombing by the UK and whence it began and why.
    My post has >3 links in so required approval, which, evidently, it did not get.
    I do not consider the gremlins excuse credible.
    MG

    mohandeer

    Palestinian Land Day established in 1979ish was set for 30th March and the Great Return DMarch is an extension of that. Much like the Israelis wreaking havoc on the Muslim Mubarek I suppose.

    Mark Gobell
    Mark Gobell

    Thank you mohandeer, much appreciated.
    MG

    John Read

    They were hoping (or had calculated) that the ‘world’s most murderous’ army will be respecting their own religious holiday and leave them be. Alas, when it comes to killing innocent unarmed Palestinians they don’t even respect their own religious laws let alone international ones.

    Harry Law
    Harry Law

    A comment from Russia Insider.
    “When your enemy is nearly defeated, and final victory is at hand, gas your own people so that nations greater than yours will intervene and destroy you”
    ___ Sun Tzu, The Art of War.

    Paul
    Paul

    A day in the life of a chemical process technician
    Chlorine gas and water produce hydrochloric acid, HCL.
    Immediate contamination with chlorine gas:-
    Inhalation
    When you breath in this gas the chlorine reacts with the moisture within your mouth
    throat lungs to produce hydrochloric acid and then it burns the linings of these organs.

    Mild        Cough, cough, cough, cough, cough, cough, repeat.
    Moderate        Cough, cough, cough, blood, cough, cough, repeat.
    Severe      Cough, blood, cough, blood, blood, cough, blood, repeat.
    

    Skin contact
    When the exposed areas of skin, arms face are in contact with this gas, the chlorine
    reacts with the water within the skin and begins to burn.

    Mild        A reddening of the skin, like severe sunburn
    Moderate        A reddening of the skin, like severe sunburn with blisters.
    Severe      A reddening of the skin, like severe sunburn and skin peeling off.
    

    Eye Contact
    Mild A reddening of the eyes, made worse by rubbing
    Moderate A reddening of the eyes, made worse by rubbing and some inflammation
    Severe A reddening of the eyes, with severe inflammation.
    before WW3 breaks out please show me some of this shit

    vexarb

    Or Ivan might be right, it’s Uncle $cam pushing nephew Izzie forward. Ivan posted here April 8:
    I fear that US has already decided to start the war. Either now, or after another false flag attack in Syria.

    Mulga Mumblebrain
    Mulga Mumblebrain

    I just heard, in passing, a female American positing that Russia supplied the ‘nerve agent’ to ‘animal Assad’.

    DavidKNZ
    DavidKNZ

    DOCTOR animal Assad if you don’t mind 🙂

    vexarb

    More f*ng FF; France and Israel fire missiles at Syria hoping Russia will think USA done it. From SyrPer 1hr ago:
    Bundy☭
    Israel launched 8 missiles at Homs from its submarines in the Mediterranean, attempting to fool Syria into thinking USA launched them.
    Had Syria retaliated with a strike against US Navy missile launching assets in Eastern Med, things would have quickly escalated.
    All 8 missiles from the subs were shot down. In total 11 were shot down with some hits and casualties at the air base.
    This is in addition to Israeli’ F16 that fired missiles from Tanif on the Jordanian borer using its own air planes. Also trying to fool Syria into think the US forces were firing missiles and artillery.

    Mulga Mumblebrain
    Mulga Mumblebrain

    The French Zionist investment in creating Macron sure has paid off.

    mohandeer

    The attack on the airbases was aimed at Iran and Rouhani has already responded – with a direct threat.

    Deb
    Deb

    *Journalism is one of the devices whereby industrial autocracy keeps its control over political democracy; it is the day-by-day, between-elections propaganda, whereby the minds of the people are kept in a state of acquiescence, so that when the crisis of an election comes, they go to the polls and cast their ballots for either one of the two candidates of their exploiters.
    *The methods by which the “Empire of Business” maintains its control over journalism are four: First, ownership of the papers; second, ownership of the owners; third, advertising subsidies; and fourth, direct bribery. By these methods, there exists in America a control of news and of current comment more absolute than any monopoly in any other industry.
    The Brass Check (1919) – Upton Sinclair
    “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!”
    I, Candidate for Governor: And How I Got Licked (1935) – Upton Sinclair

    Jamien Bailey

    Because newspapers and television stations are wholly owned and controlled, bought and paid for by, multinational corporations, and because state broadcasters like the BBC in the UK are forced to repeat the lies of the politicians, it Is your duty not to listen, let alone give any credence to, the misinformation and disinformation eminating from these corporate magazines. J.B.

    wardropper
    wardropper

    “Know thine enemy” is, however, a valuable policy.
    As others have mentioned here, some of us often read the Guardian in order to know what the MSM owners want us to think – depressing though that exercise is…

    John Read

    Hear, hear!

    vierotchka

    The “rebels” (terrorists) obviously stocked some of the chemical weapons they had manufactured and had them ready in their last stronghold.
    https://www.rt.com/op-ed/421515-ghouta-syria-chemical-weapons/
    See also:

    DavidKNZ
    DavidKNZ

    John Bolton must be quivering with excitement…
    This is his moment, the culmination of all his dreams,
    the fulfillment of his life’s purpose….
    DEATH DESTRUCTION and WAR

    mohandeer

    Hopefully the resultant state of climax will kill him.

    Francis Lee
    Francis Lee

    Absolutely and pathetically predictable. As false flags go this one is straight off the production line. In MSM double-think, Assad was thinking – ‘Well we have almost won the war against the Takfiris and their US/NATO sponsors. So what shall we do today? I know, let’s go and gas some kids.” Yeah, right! Brilliant strategic thinking! Tut, tut, he was a mere amateur at kid killing insofar as he ever did any. Now, for the real McCoy: Madeline Albright – that mistress of mass murder – when asked was the death of 500,000 children under 5 in Iraq which was due to the sanctions imposed by the cuddly, cuddly west, between the 2 Gulf wars was ‘worth it’ she answered ‘Yes, it was worth it.’ One would have thought that any sane person would be able to make a reasoned judgement here about who was the abuser of human rights and who was the mass murder. If Albright had not been on the winning side in 1945 for enunciating the same heinous views should would have been almost certainly hanged, rightly so. But it appears that times have changed. The west is enveloped and hermetically sealed in a propaganda bubble believing in its own bullshit and moral rectitude. There are some leakages but generally speaking the thought control is effective.
    This means that any half-baked nonsense which enables the EU/US/NATO keep up the anti-Russian hysteria is now in play and heading toward an eventually denouement – but as preparation for what exactly? Well it would obviously appear to be for a war against Russia; what over conclusions can their be given the controlling but unfortunately paranoid schizophrenia on the part of the higher echelons in the Anglo-Zionist empire, dreaming of those halcyon days of a Uni-polar world. At this point I will make way for an extremely perspicacious insight from Global Research. To wit:
    ”Nuclear war’s factors for the survival of humanity include the obvious initial destruction, the secondary and lingering radiation effects, and the predicted nuclear winter. This does not include the inevitable melt down of the four hundred plus nuclear plants scattered around the world, four hundred possible Chernobyls, Three Mile Islands and Fukishimas. War planning is such that the U.S. has first strike options ready ‘on the table’, at the same time that Russia has signalled that it has a new generation of both offensive and defensive weapons – created mostly after the U.S.’ abrogation of the 1972 Anti-ballistic missile treaty. China is calculated into U.S. plans, somewhat casually as China is unrealistically still considered to be much less advanced technologically. Initially U.S. war planners understood that hundreds of millions could die in a nuclear war without knowing about the consequences of nuclear winter. Once the latter idea was discussed and considered almost inevitable after such a war, that toll rises to include most of life on earth. Nuclear winter is global climate change writ large and sudden across the face of the earth.”
    The future of humanity hangs in the balance, and the outcome must be decided soon either by the Satanic forces or the forces of reason and humanity. Eros and Thanatos as Freud called it. I think we shall see in the not too distant future.

    Mulga Mumblebrain
    Mulga Mumblebrain

    This latest false flag already has VERY sinister overtones. The jihadist liars are claiming not just chlorine but ‘nerve agents’. ‘Novichok’ anyone? And the foaming Western psychotics are blaming not just Assad and Russia, naturally, but also Iran. So Iran’s experiments with ‘novichoks’ in 2016 will be used against them, possibly. That these experiments were performed under OPCW supervision will, of course, be disappeared down the Western fakestream media sewers’ ‘memory holes’.

    bevin
    bevin

    While the ‘reports’ of chemical warfare in Syria are almost certainly false and are merely the latest in a series of similar hysterical claims all of which have proved to be lies promoted by warmongers, nobody is disputing the fact that, during the past few days, In Palestine more than a thousand casualties, including thirty or more fatalities are clearly attributable to Israeli, using ‘dum-dum’ bullets, firing at peaceful protesters in Gaza.
    Whether this would justify an air raid on Tel Aviv is unlikely but that the removal of the ‘bleacher’ seats set up for Israelis to enjoy the spectacle is called for can hardly be doubted.

    MichaelK
    MichaelK

    To cut to the chase. I don’t believe a word of all this sanctimonious stuff in the Guardian about our values, our morality, our empathy, our love of peace and freedom, or desire to help the world enter the promised land, our crusade… I think it’s all hypocritical, self-delusionary, bullshit. Bullshit designed to hide our simple and brutal aggression against nations who dare to stand in our way and resist our right to rule the world and make the world our slaves.

    JudyJ

    To quote Samantha Power on BBC radio in January “I can’t imagine a world where the US doesn’t take the lead”.

    tomlondra
    tomlondra

    Everywhere the US has, er, “taken the lead” since 1945 it has created a mess.

    Mulga Mumblebrain
    Mulga Mumblebrain

    She didn’t finish that statement. She should have added, ‘…because my job depends on it’.

    padre
    padre

    As if she had any imagination!

    mohandeer

    I can imagine a scenario whereby the US psychos accidentally unleash their CW’s on US citizens(as has happened in Skull Valley against 3, 000 sheep. The US regime killed their own and had to pay out $19 million without ever accepting blame. You have to wonder just how stupid so many Americans are.

    Mulga Mumblebrain
    Mulga Mumblebrain

    Michael, those Fraudian declarations of our ineffable wonderfulness in the glorious West, are lies, or the author is stark, raving, mad.

    Mikalina
    Mikalina

    Madness is the new sanity.

    padre
    padre

    Well, I canse no other explanation than, that they are some kind of addicts, Putin and Assad.When they hear The Beac hboys tune, they replace it with “bomb, bomb”, soryy “gas, gas Iran”, ups, “gas, gas my own people”!

    mark
    mark

    That’s right. Putin and Assad are just evil cartoon villains, and that’s what evil cartoon villains do.
    Cue the “beautiful little babies.”
    (They don’t have beautiful babies in Gaza or Yemen.)

    mohandeer

    @Padre
    Exactly what have you been snorting?

    Jay Q
    Jay Q

    I’ve just been BTL on this article:
    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/08/the-guardian-view-on-the-syrian-chemical-attack-assads-the-worlds-responsibility
    Closed after 433 comments. Nearly all of my comments were censored or completely removed. I’d say about 80-90% of the comments were against the narrative being peddled by The Guardian. The Moderator was acting so quickly that they must have been briefed on what to look for and to censor it. Imagine doing that for a living? Censoring alternative views and removing factually accurate information!

    Mulga Mumblebrain
    Mulga Mumblebrain

    To work for the reeking sewer that is the Fraudian these days, you must be a dedicated Blairite or a Zionist ultra. Either category could handle the suppression of Badthink and the sanctimonious hypocrisy involved in championing ‘liberal values’ while, in reality, being sub-fascistic, easily.

    Sav
    Sav

    Just read it. Absolutely sick. Guardian have no issue with leaving comments accusing of those who don’t buy their nonsense as ‘Putin Bots’ etc. That’s fine by them. Everyone else censored.
    The Guardian is a piece of shit. It may as well be head quartered in the Pentagon and save the pretence.

    Mark Gobell
    Mark Gobell

    That’s one of the consequences of being bailed out by Ronnie Cohen’s Apax Partners to the tune of £600m
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/media/10587296/Guardian-Media-Group-gets-600m-for-AutoTrader-stake.html
    http://www.apax.com/contact-us/offices/london/sir-ronald-cohen/
    The amazing irony vis the Grauns “editorial” line on Syria, is that Cohen’s paternal ancestors were reportedly from Aleppo, in Syria …
    Maybe it’s just a manifestation of Sephardic self-hate …
    MG

    Mulga Mumblebrain
    Mulga Mumblebrain

    Paid 600 mill for profit of 32 mill. Half share. Patient investor.

    Jay Q
    Jay Q

    Comments censored down to 421. They offer censorship and then beg for subscriptions to keep their journalism ‘free and independent’.