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Lyndon LaRouche Is Dead, But We Are Alive

David Lindsay

Lyndon LaRouche in 2003. (Lee Marriner/AP)

Lyndon LaRouche is dead. At least at one time, LaRouche believed that the Queen was a drug dealer, and that Henry Kissinger had been a Soviet agent of influence. As with Harold Wilson, against whom that allegation was also made, the Soviets ought to have demanded their money back.

But no one is in a position to ridicule that if they have ever believed the official version of events in relation to Orgreave, Westland, or Hillsborough. Or any of all manner of claims that have been made by, or in support of, the Clintons. Or in the murder of 100,000 military age males in Kosovo. Or in the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, and in their capacity for deployment within 45 minutes. Or in Saddam Hussein’s feeding of people into a giant paper shredder, and in his attempt to obtain uranium from Niger. Or in an imminent genocide in Benghazi, in Gaddafi’s feeding of Viagra to his soldiers in order to encourage mass rape, and in his intention to flee to Venezuela. Or in an Iranian nuclear weapons programme. Or in Assad’s gassing of Ghouta, as if that had ever been an undisputed fact. And so on, all the way to Salisbury and beyond.

The people who have propounded those fantasies were doing so a very great deal more recently than LaRouche was making his claims about Kissinger or the Queen, and some of them are still peddling the Wilson theory to this day, along with suggestions that the Sino-Soviet split was faked, that the Soviet Union somehow never really collapsed, and much else besides. They are not without access to the very highest levels of the present Government, and they are directly responsible for the campaign against Jeremy Corbyn both within and beyond the Labour Party.

No claim made in the course of that campaign is any less credible than anything that LaRouche ever said, and those claims are being made today, not in the 1970s or the 1980s. In that latter decade, LaRouche’s advocacy of AIDS quarantining was mainstream comment. We know better now. But who did at the time?

Critics raise the questions around the death of 22-year-old Jeremiah Duggan in March 2003. But they themselves have far more questions to answer about the deaths of far greater numbers of young people, largely young men. LaRouche opposed any attempt to impeach Donald Trump, or otherwise to remove him this side of the 2020 Presidential Election. He was right to do so. The first such move would in any case fail in the Senate, and any variation on the second would result in appalling civil unrest. LaRouche scathingly rejected all talk of Russian hacking or what have you. He was of course entirely correct.

LaRouche wanted to restore the Glass-Steagall division between investment banking and retail banking, and he wants to return to the Hamiltonian American System, as expanded by the American School, which made America the world’s largest economy, with the world’s highest standard of living: large amounts of federal credit, at low interest rates and over a long term, to build great national projects, notably enormous expansions in infrastructure, which then pay for themselves many times over. America urgently needs all of that, and so does Britain.

Like America, Britain urgently needs industrial protection through tariffs or subsidies; I prefer the latter, where possible. Like America, Britain urgently needs targeted government investment to improve infrastructure on a colossal scale. And like America, Britain urgently needs a National Bank that promotes the growth of productive enterprises rather than speculation. Brexit offers Britain these opportunities at last.

LaRouche insisted that economic growth must deliver high wages, with absolute priority given to industrial and agricultural protection over finance capital, and with the protection of Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. He advocated co-operation with the BRICS countries, and integration into the Belt and Road Initiative. He had no time for those whose response to climate change was retreat from human progress. He was committed to real mass education, providing the general population with access to the best that had been known and thought. And he was implacably hostile to drugs, viscerally contending against the stupefaction of the workers, the poor and the youth.

We all laughed at what seemed to be LaRouche’s obsession with colonising Mars, but our species is now in the earliest stages of that very process. Today, we were all supposed to laugh at fusion power. But it looks very exciting to me. Think big, or there would have been no cars. Think big, or there would have been no railways. Think big, or there would have been no wheel.

LaRouche never quite seems to have realised that his economic programme had come to depend on the implementation of Modern Monetary Theory. Instead, he still pined after fixed exchange rates rather than rejoicing in the opportunities that could be afforded by the free floating fiat currencies of sovereign states, if those sovereign states were governed by the right people. But he was among the first to identify neoconservatism’s roots in Leo Strauss’s cultivation of an elite that was morally obliged to lie to the rest of us. Most Labour MPs, and most or all Conservatives, would laughably identify themselves as part of such an elite. Another hung Parliament is coming, however, and we need our people to hold the balance of power in it.

David Lindsay is a freelance journalist and an Independent political activist based in Lanchester, County Durham.

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David Eire
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David Eire

LaRouche had some good ideas and policies but also he held many views that were very eccentric and in my opinion false; and some that were outright dangerous. His beliefs and theories about the biosphere and human industry and energy production were quite literally insane and dangerous. He was also a cult leader. Overall I think LaRouche made some useful contributions but his influence remained marginal due to his radical eccentricities.

Makropulos
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Makropulos

One writer associated with Lyndon LaRouche but still very much alive is Webster Tarpley. I recommend his “9/11 Synthetic Terror: Made in USA”.

David Eire
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David Eire

I lost all interest in Tarpley when he joined in the Liberal hysteria about Trump and Russia. I used to listen to World Crisis Radio every week but I cannot stand to listen to Webster today as he rattles on about Trump and Russia.

Makropulos
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Makropulos

My recommendation of Tarpley was really meant on the basis of his book “Synthetic Terror”. I wasn’t aware of his cheerleading for the Democrats re: the Trump/Russia “scandal”. And his other books are dodgy. He had one called “Obama: The Postmodern Coup – Making of a Manchurian Candidate”. He reckoned that Obama was a puppet of Zbigniew Brzezinski who Tarpley described as hysterically anti-Russia (Tarpley seems to have switched sides re: Russia now.) Indeed even the “Synthetic Terror” book should not be automatically taken for granted (to be sure, no book should ever be). A lot of it seems quaint… Read more »

Maggie
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Maggie

Webster Tarpley is a deep thinker, and like most of us on here, is flawed and sometimes changes his mind. Synthetic Terror is a vital publication in that it made people evaluate and challenge the Government narrative… I can’t say that I agree with everything he says.. especially about Brexit.. EU = totalitarian fascism. Centralized governments and financial integration = A superstate. He says the EU is a Bureaucracy (which it is) and no bureaucracy has many saving graces but it’s better than nothing because we have no alternative to it. The only alternative will be back to a fractured… Read more »

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tonyopmoc

I came across Lyndon LaRouche, about 20 years ago.

Whilst I didn’t necessarily always agree with him, I always found him, exceedingly intelligent, eloquent and good looking, even in his 90’s.

He was still analysing and raising questions about current geoplolitics, when he was over 90 years old, and still doing regular (about once a month) video presentations sometimes with his wife Helga

He could have been a Great President of The USA.

He did go for it.

At least the CIA didn’t kill him, and he surivived his term in jail.

Good Man RIP

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyndon_LaRouche

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helga_Zepp-LaRouche

Tony

Rhys Jaggar
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Rhys Jaggar

There is a very big difference between thinking big and being the person to implement big thoughts. Free thought at a world class level rarely occurs in clubbable politicians, as those who engage in it are not the sort who ordinary folks tend to elect. Even if they did, the Whipping System promotes sycophantic subservience, not piercing forensic analysis. It still amazes me that Maggie Thatcher got anywhere near Downing Street. Probably the disorganised chaos of the 1970s had exhausted British patience for paper pushers in grey suits… 1945 is the last time anyone of a left-leaning intellect had the… Read more »

mark
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mark

The main point here is that we have been routinely and constantly lied to by the ruling elite and almost all their narratives without exception, over a period of decades at least, are a complete pack of lies. So like the author says, you have to THINK BIG. You can’t take ANYTHING at face value. You have to regard anything that comes from an official source as almost certainly fake. Just two obvious examples. The holocaust. Did that happen? Was that faked? They have lied to us about everything else, so why not that? If it served somebody’s purpose, like… Read more »

Helmut Taylor
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Helmut Taylor

Marky, you sound like a well-balanced character. This contribution regarding the way things have been planned (and executed) might interest you; ignore the rather melodramatic intro…untill you realise it AIN’T melodrama at all!……..

jdseanjd
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G. Edward Griffin went on to write one of the most important & significant books I’ve ever read: The Creature From Jekyll Island. The chapter summaries can be read in about an hour.
His weekly free news review is at http://www.needtoknow.news

John Doran.

Helmut Taylor
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Helmut Taylor

And done fergit tae respond, John!

Chris Williams
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Chris Williams

The simple answer to your question: was the Jewish ‘holocaust’ faked is quite simply YES. The evidence for this is overwhelming. And not only was it faked, it was faked in order to divert attention away from the satanic guilt of the real perpetrators of the holocaust of central Europe by the victors – a holocaust which through direct carpet bombing of concentration camps and resulting typhoid fever resulted in the horrific deaths of countless millions of Germans, including over 270,000 Jews (according to the figures of the International Red Cross at the time), photos of which were used to… Read more »

Helmut Taylor
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Helmut Taylor

Chris, ole boy, that a “holocaust” took place is not in dispute; the Jews were GRAVELY maltreated. Bishop Richard Williamson maintains, though, that NOT ONE Jew was “gassed” as a deliberate policy of Adolf in the 2nd WW! And the Germans are still today being flogged for that crime against humanity.

milosevic
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milosevic

Since the last moon landing 47 years ago, no human being has left low earth orbit. The moon is 400,000km away. Low earth orbit is 400km above the surface. Manned spaceflight capabilities have apparently declined by a factor of 1000 over half a century.

How long do you think they will be able to sustain that hoax? What will happen when large numbers of people start to catch on?

https://wikispooks.com/wiki/Apollo_program

milosevic
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milosevic

cheesy special effects

jdseanjd
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Is the Moon an alien spaceship?

Book, by genius journalist Jim Marrs: Our Occulted History, Do The Global Elite Conceal Ancient Aliens?

John Doran.

milosevic
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milosevic

Watch the cheesy special effects starting at 19:35 in this video, and then consider whether you still find this ridiculous faery tale any more believable than the destruction of the World Trade Center, 32 years later.

BigB
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BigB

Lyndon LaRouche was one of the most dangerously delusional men who ever lived: whose ideology was more dangerous than Hitler’s (an epithet he didn’t mind throwing about willy-nilly himself). At least, Hitler’s intellectually challenged pseudo-creed of racist, eugenicist, white supremacist nasty neo-paganism was obviously bunk …but people actually believe in LaRouche’s vision. OK, in such a broad church of beliefs, he inadvertently included a few good ones …but psychologically and ecologically – he was a nutter. He was the high priest of infinite energy and infinite resource magic realism. To him and his followers I – and my kind –… Read more »

vexarb
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vexarb

“He was pro-DDT, pro-GMO, pro-glyphosate, pro-nuclear …pro-anything that furthered technochratic innovational progress – progressing the fast-track destruction of the planet. An utter lunatic.”

Gosh, BigB, you have describe me; except that I am not pro-glyphosate.

jdseanjd
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BigB, may I suggest you read two books? 1) Merchants of Despair by nuclear PhD engineer Robert Zubrin, who has 9 patents to his name or pending. Nuclear energy is both safe & clean, fusion power has been held back by deliberate under-funding, demonised by the fake news MSM, Main Slime Stream Media & buried under piles of bureaucracy. Also detailed are the disgusting depopulation measures undertaken by neo-Malthusians in power. DDT is proven safe, a marvelous anti-malaria agent, yet it was “banned” 1972 by William Ruckelshaus, head of the US EPA, Environmental Protection Agency. This led to a true… Read more »

Bryan Kinnear
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Bryan Kinnear

Well, I could give you a library to read: but I’ll stick to Hall and Klitgaard “Energy and the Wealth of Nations”. Pseudo-scientific magic realist thinkers always conveniently ignore the Laws of Physics …especially the Second Law. Time and entropy are not reversible. EROI. is a derived “second law statement” – as sound as any natural law. Human ingenuity cannot eclipse the biocapacity of the planet. We cannot escape our biophysical limitations, we must learn to respect them. Unlimited growth within a limited bound system is a metaphysical confection unsubstantiatable by anything more than further metaphysical confectionery. Metaphysical confectionery that… Read more »

jdseanjd
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You are 100% wrong: our Solar system is NOT a closed limited bound system. 40,000 tons of space dust fall to Earth each year, much containing amino acids a basis for life. Our solar system is also impinged by galactic cosmic rays, the basis of cloud formation & thus a major climate influence, (from supernovae explosions) In addition, our solar system ploughs through the arms of our Milky Way Galaxy attracting galactic matter & another climate influence. additionally, your laws of entropy & 2nd of thermodynamics cannot apply outside of a closed system, which our solar system most decidedly is… Read more »

milosevic
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milosevic

Man is anti-entropic by nature

I think you’ve just won the pseudo-science Olympics, right there.

Try not eating for a year or two, and see how your natural anti-entropy works out for you.

jdseanjd
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Since the last major ice age finished approx 20,000 years ago Man has progressed from humble hunter-gatherer to spacefaring civilisations comfortably supporting 7+ billion people.

There have been huge climatic setbacks: the Younger Dryas etc.
There have been minor climatic setbacks: The Little Ice Age.
There have been major human setbacks: the tatars, mongol hordes, Hitler, the Rothschilds & their world wars.

Still we are making progress, by all major metrics of life expectancy, health, nutrition etc etc etc.

Read Pawns In The Game by William Guy Carr. The Sceptical Environmentalist by Bjorn Lomborg. Read Indur M. Goklany, via the gwpf.com website.

John Doran.

BigB
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BigB

John Closed does not mean closed as in hermetically sealed. A cell is ‘closed’, but with osmotic boundaries (the cell wall) and energy, nutrient and waste exchanges. Nothing is sealed or independently existing – so, I accept that the planet is not ‘closed’ as such (definitely not to sunlight as a source of all life). What it is is ‘organisationally closed’. Within that organisational closure – unless the cosmos starts raining oil on us – there are finite resources, subject to entropy. We take low entropy matter and convert it into a high entropy state. The transformation is one time… Read more »

jdseanjd
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BigB. Your obsession with entropy is amusing but irrelevant: man is anti-entropic. Man is the animal who creates: whether that’s works of art, music, architecture or engineering. That’s anti-entropic. Man is the animal who innovates: whether that’s creating dogs from wolves, or wheat from grasses. That’s anti-entropic. Just one example: man creates aluminium, which does not exist as a natural element. Bauxite has to be mined & refined. That’s anti-entropic. Another: man’s scientific knowledge is doubling every 7 years. That’s anti-entropic. There are no limits to this growth, so far as we can see. I’m not in the least interested… Read more »

milosevic
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milosevic

You clearly don’t know what entropy is. See how much scientific knowledge you can create while not eating for a year, and then come back and tell us about it.

jdseanjd
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After you, Moronovitch.

crank
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crank

Finally Man is anti-entropic by nature: the whole of human history demonstrates that we are builders & organisers, in the main.

I must come for a ride on your magic carpet some day John.

http://www.csrwire.com/blog/posts/1169-thermodynamics-why-technology-won-t-save-us

jdseanjd
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crank,
I find your csrwire link of exactly zero value: no ref’s, no index, no facts, figures or graphs. It is however chock full of waffle. If that’s your preferred diet, you’re welcome.

Some points:
1) Technology, especially since the industrial revolution, has vastly improved man’s condition. Just one metric: since 1900 global life expectancy has risen from ~ 30 to 67 years.
2) Diminishing returns & EROI are wiped if safe clean nuclear energy is used.
Molten salt Thorium reactors can use up present nuclear waste as safe fuel & are reliable, where windmills & solar are not.

John Doran.

BigB
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BigB

Wrong login.

Fair dinkum
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Fair dinkum
TroutMaskReplica
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TroutMaskReplica

ol.avleivar looks like hasbara to me

crank
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crank

We all laughed at what seemed to be LaRouche’s obsession with colonising Mars, but our species is now in the earliest stages of that very process. Today, we were all supposed to laugh at fusion power. But it looks very exciting to me. Think big, or there would have been no cars. Think big, or there would have been no railways. Think big, or there would have been no wheel. So-called ‘Left wing’ techno-optimism. I have read nothing on the Left which even considers the arguments of biophysical economics. Do they have a position on this? Do they have a… Read more »

BigB
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BigB

Well said, Crank. Not least because it saves me saying the same. La Rouche’s vision of fusion was a dangerous fiction. Let’s say – with the massive investment he advocated (the investment in NOT getting it to work has been quite substantial. Last I read, countries like the US were scaling back on investment due to the lack of progress. The old joke: fusion was thirty years away, thirty years ago – and it’s still thirty years away today. It’s getting closer: Lochheed Martin said they were three years away – 4-5 years ago). ..but let’s say we get it… Read more »

crank
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crank

The world is ‘bankrupt’ in every way that I can understand that word.

Don’t know what kind of substance based ‘stupefaction’ pervades the Left these days, such that we are to believe that ‘we are all on the brink of a post capitalist automated utopia’, but I want some. It might be better than watching two sides of a fiction, battle it out for the minds of my fellow men and women.

crank
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crank

The human footprint on the planet has increased enormously, not merely by the factor of about 5.3 times suggested by population growth, but more like the 45 times suggested by the rise in total consumption of energy.
https://www.resilience.org/stories/2010-01-21/biophysical-economics-putting-energy-center/

crank
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crank

whoever reflexively votes down all my comments, I would be interested to read a counter opinion, or is a click all you can manage?

jdseanjd
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Crank, your resilience ref is a bunch of pseudo-scientific scare porn. I refer you to the books I ref’d above in reply to BigB: Julian Simon’s & Robert Zubrin’s. Just 2 points: Water & oil are NOT finite resources. Water, H2O, & Carbon Dioxide, CO2 & much else is constantly produced by a 40,000 mile chain of undersea volcanoes: http://www.junkscience.com/2016/01/the-40000-mile-volcano/ Oil is constantly produced under heat & pressure inside the planet, as diamonds are produced: http://www.viewzone.com/abioticoilx.html The lunacy of regulating man’s CO2 output after falsely calling it a main climate driver when in fact it’s entirely beneficial plant food becomes… Read more »

BigB
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BigB

What has an ecological overshoot of 42 times its biocapacity: and an ecological footprint 293 times it its actual area – that is: comparable to the landmass of Spain ….London. But that overshoot is global and imperial – transferring the ecological consequences beyond the vegan restaurants, matcha-latte, and artisan gin joints. All that overconsumption has a knock on effect, captured in your statistic above – our ecological footprint – due to globalisation and urbanisation (cities account for 2% of global area ; but consume 75% of resources and produce 75% of global wastes) – is 45 times that of the… Read more »

olavleivar
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olavleivar

Well … the Queen WAS a DRUG DEALER … or .. at least Made a lot of Money on Drug dealing ..i think of the OPIUM ADDICTION forced upon THE CHINESE PEOPLE by means of Her Majestys Military. and the enormous PROFITS generated by this infameous Trade T…. Since then the Royal British Family have had their Billions adminsistrated by the JEWISH Bankers,… There is a Factor .. the author does not dare to mention … which pervades all Politics … in the World : The ZIO OLIGARCHS and their Machinations , which are about succeeding in DESTROYING the WESTERN… Read more »

jdseanjd
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olavleivar, you’re spot on 100%.

3.5 hr youtube: BILL STILL MONEY MASTERS

Books: David Icke, The Biggest Secret; And The Truth Shall Set You Free.
& William Guy Carr’s 1955 book Pawns In The Game lays out Rothschild’s 25 point plan for global domination, from 1773. Read for free on http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net, using the search box.

John Doran.

Robbobbobin
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Robbobbobin

It is not generally known that THE JEWS killed Graham Chapman.

crank
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crank

I imagine a scene: the parents return home after an evening out and the babysitter answers the door, with a volunteered outburst. “I didn’t drink any of your best vintage wine, you know the one you were saving for a special occasion. I didn’t go through your personal possessions and post pictures of them on Facebook. I didn’t let the kids stay up late and eat all the biscuits in the tin, and I didn’t have my boyfriend round to have sex on your sofa…OK, I just didn’t do any of that, if that is what you might be thinking.”… Read more »

Seamus Padraig
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Seamus Padraig

Good points all, Crank.

On the subject of anti-Zionist Jews, it should also be noted that, while there are indeed some brave and principled Jewish anti-Zionists out there–Gilad Atzmon, for example–there are also plenty of phonies who seem a sh*t-ton more interested in policing anti-Zionist discourse than in getting rid of Zionism itself.

crank
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crank

I didn’t realise just how blatant the EU-Israel alliance was. https://electronicintifada.net/content/fuck-it-wipe-out-gaza-says-spokesman-new-eu-campaign/21296 The European Union has hired an Israeli who advocates genocidal violence against Palestinians as the face of a new promotional campaign. Avishai Ivri appears in a video the EU embassy in Tel Aviv posted on its Facebook page last month. “The European Union. You think it’s anti-Israel, right?” Ivri begins. “Let me surprise you.” Again, if the Left continue to insist that Israel is best defined as ‘a colonial project’ or ‘a client state’ to Western Powers, they have to explain why a grouping like the EU benefits from… Read more »

Fair dinkum
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Fair dinkum

You make a compelling case Olev.

tubularsock
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Funny that. Tubularsock KNOWS the Queen is a drug pusher.
It makes Tubularsock HIGH just thinking about it!

Tim Jenkins
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Tim Jenkins

Tubularsock is clearly observant, like myself:
Tubularsock has clearly also noticed that the Queen’s Corgis always seem to be >>>

SMILING 😉

In fact, I have a theory that mam’s Corgis are born with a royal smile on their face,
tails wagging from weening, wondering what’s for dinner ?
Weed only on Wednesdays for whelps.
Sense the whinnying ?

(SLURP) 🙂

eleni
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eleni

Highly recommended is Lyndon LaRouche’s analysis of the Middle East, available on youtube. At least LLR was vitally alive and thinking, unlike the Toads and well paid liars of today. A remarkable man.

vexarb
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vexarb

The Royal Family, as part of the “mighty handful” of Anglo Zio Capitalists who run the NATZO death machine, probably are drug dealers. Like their Anglo ancestors who fought a successful war to impose opium on China. Afghanistan was opium free until NATZO, with “our irresistible armed might’, forcibly re-opened the poppy fields.

Rhys Jaggar
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Rhys Jaggar

Wrong. Afghanistan was free of drugs for precisely one year, when the Taleban wiped it out, Before then, before 9/11, it carried on producing poppies quite happily.

jdseanjd
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It would appear that Afghan poppy production was minor, without any local heroin production capacity, pre 9/11. Post 9/11 & the US occupation, Afghanistan is the major world heroin supplier.

http://www.unique-design.net/library/nature/consequence/Afghanistan.html

Book: No Good Men Among The Living, by Anand Gopal.

John Doran.

vexarb
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vexarb

RHYS, as I said, drug free until NATZO reopened those poppy fields.

Goat Moag
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Goat Moag

First person I voted for prez when I was old enough to vote the first time in 1980 was he. RIP

vexarb
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vexarb

Moag, amen to that. I and my Prof. the late Robert Harkness advocated Aids quarantining in the 80s when that disease was still containable. Prof said that quarantining, like with Tuberculosis in the old days before antibiotics, was the only way to contain an infectious disease for which we had no medicine in the 80s. Cuba followed that policy, and I would like to know the result; but we do know the tragic result of not quarantining Aids in the rest of the world.

Fair dinkum
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Fair dinkum

‘You may call me a dreamer’
Better dreamers than psychopaths.

ThomasT
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ThomasT

Dreamers,Ft? according to Icke et al, much worse than a drug dealer.