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The War in Afghanistan: The real ‘Crime of the Century’ behind the Opioid Crisis “Everywhere US interventionism goes, the drug market seems to follow.”

Max Parry
Editor’s Note – This article was written, and submitted to us, before the Taliban’s take-over of Kabul.

In May, the HBO television network aired a new two-part documentary exploring America’s ongoing opioid epidemic entitled The Crime of the Century. The first episode summarized the role of the pharmaceutical industry in the crisis, specifically that of Sackler family drugmaker Purdue Pharma and its deadly prescription painkiller, OxyContin.

Part one also thoroughly investigates the complicity of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the deceptive marketing by the drug company to obtain US government approval for oxycodone despite its high risk of abuse and dependency, just as the pharmaceutical lobby bribes lawmakers in Washington. Later, the second half of the series charts the current rising use of even more powerful synthetic opioids like fentanyl.

During COVID-19, the number of fatal overdoses have reportedly spiked in an epidemic already estimated to be taking nearly 50,000 lives per year. The HBO production is one of a slew of recent films such as Netflix’s The Pharmacist and The Young Turks’ The Oxy Kingpins which highlight the responsibility of the pharmaceutical industry but omit discussion of a related issue that has become taboo for media to even mention.

While the film’s scathing indictment of Big Pharma is certainly relevant, it unfortunately neglects to address another enormous but lesser-known factor in America’s escalating drug problem.

Corporate media would have us believe it is simply fortuitous that during the exact time opioid overdose deaths in the US began to increase in the early 2000s, the so-called War on Terror began with the conquest and plundering of a country abroad that has since become the world’s epicenter for opium production.

By the end of August, American combat forces are scheduled to fully withdraw from Afghanistan shortly before the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that preceded the October 2001 invasion and subsequent two-decade occupation.

Contrary to the spin put on the announcement by the Biden administration, the pledge to finally remove troops from the longest war in US history was actually yet another postponement, as the Trump administration had previously agreed with the Taliban to a complete drawdown by May.

Time will tell whether the new deadline is Washington kicking the can down the road again in the endless war, but the withdrawal has already drawn criticism from the bipartisan foreign policy establishment with former Secretaries of State Hillary Clinton and Condoleezza Rice voicing their objections to the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

Unfortunately for the Beltway chickenhawks, polls show an increasingly war-weary American public are unanimously in support of the move, which is little wonder given they have endured a silent epidemic that can be partly traced back to the conflict-ridden nation.

Even though the FDA approved OxyContin six years before the US took control of the South Central Asian country, an increase in domestic heroin overdoses has been intertwined with the uptick in abuse of commonly prescribed and man-made opioids which have become gateway drugs to the morphium-derived opiate in the new millennium.

Meanwhile, Afghanistan has become the globe’s leading narco-state under NATO occupation which accounts for more than 90% of global opium production that is used to make heroin and other narcotics.

According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), poppy cultivation in the Islamic Republic increased by 37% last year alone. At the same time, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that heroin use in the US more than doubled among young adults in the last ten years, while 45% of heroin users were said to be hooked on prescription opioid painkillers as well.

Yet the impression one gets from mainstream media is that the vast majority of smack on America’s streets is coming solely from Mexican cartels, a statistical impossibility based on the scale of the US user demand in proportion to the amount of hectares produced in Latin America, when the majority is inevitably being sourced from a country its own military has colonized for two decades.

The predominant narrative is that the illegal trade is the Taliban’s primary source of income financing its insurgency which has put the Pashtun-based group in nearly as strong a position today as it was prior to its overthrow when it presided over three-quarters of the country.

While the newly rebranded movement’s bloody and intolerant history cannot be whitewashed, one would have no idea that the lowest period in the previous thirty years for Afghan opium growth was actually under the five-year reign of the Islamists who strictly forbid poppy farming a year before the US takeover, though it is claimed they were merely deceiving the international community.

Nevertheless, where opium harvesting really flourished preceding the NATO invasion was under the borderlands controlled by the Northern Alliance, the same coalition of warlords and tribes later armed by the CIA to oust the Taliban, while United Nations observers even acknowledged the success of the Sharia-based ban until its ouster.

Beginning in 2001, Afghanistan was instantly transformed into the chief global heroin supplier entering Turkey through the Balkans into the European Union and via Tajikistan eastward into Russia, China and beyond. In the midst of the US exit, there is a general agreement that the days are numbered for the Kabul government as the Taliban continue to make gains.

Still, the question remains — if the self-described Islamic Emirate and its asymmetric warfare is to blame for the opium boom, then where on earth did the billions NATO allocated for its counternarcotics strategy go? Even in the rare instances when major news outlets have reported on the US military’s non-intervention policy toward opium farming with American marines suspiciously under orders to turn a blind eye to the poppy fields, the yellow press simply refuses to connect the dots.

Under the smokescreen of supposedly protecting the only means of subsistence for the impoverished locals, NATO forces are in reality safeguarding the lethal product lining the pockets of the Afghan government. Why else would the Western coalition continue to overlook the Taliban’s main source of revenue if it is only the Pashtun nationalists who profit?

US Marines are now tasked with guarding the opium crops. As always Geraldo puts a spin on the story that it’s really bad but has to be done. Who makes the money off of this opium? Is it the farmers making all the money from these crops? Doubt it. This is nothing more than war-for-profit and they shove it in your face.

In reality, it was under the initial post-Taliban regime of President Hamid Karzai where drug exports began to surge as the very regime installed by the Bush administration shielded the unlawful trade from its cosmetic prohibition effort. Even though voter fraud was rampant during both the 2004 and 2009 Afghan elections, Karzai was championed as the country’s first “democratically-elected” leader while receiving tens of millions in behind the scenes payments from the Central Intelligence Agency.

A longtime Western asset, Karzai had previously raised funds in neighboring Pakistan for the anti-communist mujahideen during the Afghan-Soviet War in the 1980s. Not only did the ranks of the Islamic ‘holy warriors’ armed and funded in the CIA’s Operation Cyclone program include Karzai and the eventual core of both the Taliban and Al-Qaeda — including Osama bin Laden himself — but it is also well established the jihadists were deeply immersed in drug smuggling as the US looked the other way.

The late, great historian William Blum wrote:

CIA-supported mujahideen rebels engaged heavily in drug trafficking while fighting the Soviet-supported government, which had plans to reform Afghan society. The Agency’s principal client was Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, one of the leading drug lords and the biggest heroin refiner, who was also the largest recipient of CIA military support. CIA-supplied trucks and mules that had carried arms into Afghanistan were used to transport opium to laboratories along the Afghan-Pakistan border. The output provided up to one-half of the heroin used annually in the United States and three-quarters of that used in Western Europe. US officials admitted in 1990 that they had failed to investigate or take action against the drug operation because of a desire not to offend their Pakistani and Afghan allies. In 1993, an official of the DEA dubbed Afghanistan the new Colombia of the drug world.”

As maintained by the UNODC, the heroin flooding out of Afghanistan and Central Asia into Western Europe passes through the Balkan route consisting of the independent ex-Yugoslav states, together with Albania and the partially-recognized protectorate of Kosovo.

Not coincidentally, this transit corridor largely began to swell with narcotraffic proceeding the NATO war on Yugoslavia in the 1990s, especially in the wake of the Kosovo conflict which saw the Clinton administration shore up the Al Qaeda-linked Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) to secede the disputed province from Serbia.

Even with their previous State Department designation as a terrorist organization until 1998, the Islamist militants were given an instant facelift as freedom fighters.

Apart from the fact that the ethnic Albanian separatists had considerable ties to Salafist extremist networks, the CIA-backed Kosovar insurgents also subsidized their military campaign, which involved serious war crimes and ethnic cleansing, through narcoterrorism and drug-running with Albanian crime syndicates — in above all, heroin.

As journalist Diana Johnstone writes in Fools’ Crusade: Yugoslavia, NATO and Western Delusions:

The US Drug Enforcement Administration and other Western agencies were well aware of the close links between the UCK/KLA and the Kosovo Albanian drug traffickers controlling the main flow of heroin into Western Europe from Afghanistan via Turkey. The CIA has a long record of considering such groups as assets against governments targeted by the United States, whether in Southeast Asia, Africa or Central America.”

Shortly after the Red Army retreated in 1989, Afghanistan became one of the world’s top opium producers for the first time throughout the next decade until Taliban Supreme Leader Mullah Omar issued a fatwa against the lucrative crop in 2000. When the comprador Karzai assumed office the very next year, another family figure emerged as a key coalition ally in the country’s south — younger half-brother Ahmed Wali Karzai — who was appointed to govern poppy-rich Kandahar Province until his assassination in 2011.

Just a year earlier, it was revealed by WikiLeaks embassy cables that Washington was well aware the younger Karzai was a corrupt drug lord, not long after The New York Times divulged his key role in the opium trade while simultaneously on the CIA payroll.

Even though this partial hangout was publicized by the Old Gray Lady, the newspaper of record never bothered to further investigate the links between Langley and the Karzai family’s deep pockets from the drug market. Instead, they continued to craft the misleading perception that taxes on poppy farming within Taliban-held areas was chiefly responsible for the illegal industry dominating the Afghan economy and fueling the never-ending war that Washington has a vested interest in prolonging.

Many commentators have drawn parallels between the recent disorganized abandonment of Bagram Airfield, the largest US base in Afghanistan, and the final evacuation of American combat troops from South Vietnam in 1973. The mountainous country situated at the intersection of Central and South Asia along with Pakistan and (to a lesser extent) Iran comprises what is known as the ‘Golden Crescent’, one of two main hubs of opium turnout on the continent.

In the Vietnam era, most of the globe’s heroin came from the other major axis of poppy-plant growth in the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Southeast Asia located at the border junction between Thailand, Laos and Myanmar.

This crossroads continued to be the largest region for harvesting of the flower until the early 21st century when Afghanistan surpassed it in outturn. While there has yet to be revealed a smoking gun per se implicating the CIA in drug trafficking from the Golden Crescent, it is at the very least food for thought given the precedent set by the agency throughout its 73-year history.

From the beginning of the Cold War, Langley intimately conspired with organized crime to achieve US foreign policy objectives. Following the Cuban Revolution in 1959, the rogue spy agency frequently enlisted the Mafia in its many failed attempts to overthrow Fidel Castro and decades later many still believe that the same elements likely had a hand in the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Still, it was not until 1972 during the Vietnam War when historian Alfred W. McCoy famously uncovered the extent to which the CIA was involved in the international drug trade in The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia. The explosive study meticulously documented how the narcotics coming out of the Golden Triangle were being transported on a front airline known as Air America run by US intelligence as part of its covert operations in bordering Laos.

In the Laotian civil war, the CIA had secretly organized a guerrilla army of 30,000 strong from the indigenous Hmong population to fight the communist Pathet Lao forces aligned with North Vietnam and the highland natives were economically dependent on poppy cultivation. When the heroin exported out of Laos didn’t find its way to cities in America, it ended up next-door in Vietnam where opiate habits among GIs reached epidemic proportions, one of many instances of ‘blowback’ from US collusion with worldwide drug smuggling.

Believe it or not, however, this was not the first correlation between an American war and an opiate epidemic at home, as previously during the Civil War in the 1870s there was widespread morphine addiction among Union and Confederate soldiers.

It appears that almost everywhere US interventionism goes, the drug market seems to follow.

In the early 1980s, the CIA mobilized another counter-revolutionary fighting force in Central America as part of the Reagan administration’s dirty war against the left-wing Sandinista government in Nicaragua. During the Nicaraguan civil war, Congress had forbidden any funding or supplying of weapons to the right-wing Contras as stipulated in the Boland Amendment.

Instead, Washington used go-betweens like Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a long-standing CIA operative closely linked to narco-trafficking through Pablo Escobar’s Medellín Cartel, until the US later turned against the strongman.

In what became known as the Iran-Contra affair, the Reagan White House was embroiled in scandal after it was divulged that the CIA had devised a rat line funneling arms to a most unlikely source in the Islamic Republic of Iran — a sworn enemy of the US under embargo — by which the takings were diverted to the Nicaraguan terrorists.

Although the official excuse for the secret deal was an arms-for-hostages exchange for US citizens being held in Lebanon, the real purpose for the arrangement was to finance the Contras whose other proceeds happened to come from a different illicit enterprise — cocaine.

Despite the fact that a 1986 inquiry by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee found that the agency knew the anti-Sandinista rebels were engaged in cocaine trafficking just as use of its highly-addictive freebase variation was surging in cities across America, it was not until a decade later when investigative journalist Gary Webb in his controversial Dark Alliance series fully exposed the link between Contra drug operations under CIA protection and the crack epidemic domestically.

Public outcry over the three-part investigation resonated most strongly within the African-American community whose inner-city neighborhoods were devastated by the crack explosion and the indignation culminated in a Los Angeles town hall where a large audience confronted CIA Director John Deutch.

Amid the fallout, Webb found himself the target of a media-led smear campaign disputing the credibility of the exposé which destroyed his life and derailed his career, even though his findings were based on extensive court documents and corroborated by former crack kingpins like “Freeway” Rick Ross and ex-LAPD narcotics officer Michael C. Ruppert.

Sadly, the journalist would later die of a highly suspicious “suicide” in 2004 but eventually Webb’s muckraking was the subject of a favorable Hollywood depiction in 2014’s Kill The Messenger. In the end, the fearless reporter was punished for revealing that many of the individuals most involved in cocaine trafficking in the eighties were the same exact individuals the CIA employed to channel guns to the Contras, thereby permitting drugs to flow into the US.

Although there has yet to be the equivalent of a Vietnam or Nicaragua-level disclosure of incontrovertible evidence incriminating Uncle Sam in the Afghan drug business as the troop removal approaches, the answer may lie with who is set to replace them.

A Defense Department report from earlier this year indicates that at least 18,000 security contractors remain in the war-torn country, where outsourcing to private military companies like Academi (formerly Blackwater) has increasingly been relied upon in the 20-year war, including for futile drug enforcement measures.

As the services of guns-for-hire with a penchant for human rights abuses grew in the lengthy conflict, oversight and accountability diminished to the point where the Pentagon is unable to accurately keep track of defense firms or what mercenaries are even doing in the country. Meanwhile, private security services have made a fortune being contracted out for the abortive anti-drug effort just as Afghanistan set records in opiate production.

Alfred W. McCoy, the acclaimed historian who unearthed CIA collaboration with opiate trafficking in Indochina, not long ago chronicled the imminent downfall of the US as a superpower in In the Shadows of American History: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power.

In his work, McCoy notes how the US has set out to fulfill the “Heartland Theory” geostrategy envisioned by the architect of modern geopolitics, Sir Halford Mackinder, in his influential 1904 paper “The Geographical Pivot of History.” The English analyst reconceived the continents as poles of interconnected global power and cited the way in which the British Empire joined with the other Western European nations in the 19th century to prevent Russian imperial expansionism in “The Great Game” with Afghanistan serving as a battleground.

Fearing that the Russian Empire would enlarge toward the south, the British sent forces to Afghanistan as a containment strategy, a decision which ultimately proved to be a humiliating defeat for the East India Company but according to Mackinder blocked the Russian sphere of influence in British India. He then theorized that the country which conquered the Eurasian ‘Heartland’ of the Russian core would come to dominate the world.

For the strategist, the geographical notion of Eurasia also consisted of China which the British had used drug addiction to destabilize and overcome in the Opium Wars.

In 1979, the National Security Adviser in the Jimmy Carter administration, Zbigniew Brzezinski, put Mackinder’s blueprint into practice after the US was forced to pull back in Vietnam by luring the Soviet Union into its own impregnable quagmire in a new “Great Game.”

The scheme worked like a charm and just months after the Polish-born Russophobe persuaded the 39th president to lend clandestine support to the mujahideen in Afghanistan, aid from Moscow was requested by the socialist government in Kabul and the rest was history.

Like the British Empire and Alexander the Great before it, the US is itself now bogged down in the ‘graveyard of empires’ after the forgetting the lessons of history. Unintended or not, one of the adverse results of America’s empire-building has been the pouring of fuel on the fire of an initially homegrown opioid crisis begun by Big Pharma by turning Afghanistan into a multi-billion dollar narco-economy whereby heroin is circulated for consumption all over the map.

Like the Pentagon Papers released during the Vietnam War, the internal memos of the Afghanistan Papers made public in 2019 proved officials were deceiving the American people about the reality of the no-win situation on the ground. It remains to be seen what impact the US handover to the corrupt Kabul regime will have for dope distribution as a Taliban seizure of power appears near, but the latest report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) determined that officials have long known the war was ill-fated from the outset and warns Washington is bound to repeat the same errors in the future.

Unless critical steps are taken to rein in the military-industrial complex, we have to assume that with another forever war there will unavoidably come the opening of another CIA-controlled international drug route with Americans either suffering the consequences with their pocketbooks or their lives.

Max Parry is an independent journalist and geopolitical analyst. His writing has appeared widely in alternative media. Max may be reached at [email protected]

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George
George
Sep 6, 2021 5:12 PM

Great article. so if someone could explain me please. so was pharma illegibly procuring the opium from Afghanistan? or is it legally procured and from where does it come from?

plasos
plasos
Aug 30, 2021 8:54 PM

Sorry i’m not in the CIA drug affair.. what’s the final goal of all the drug thing? To make the population dependant and alienated?

victoria
victoria
Aug 27, 2021 1:38 PM

no doubt the cia & us govt are guilty of numerous drug trade crimes & countless atrocities, but what about deeper powers behind. for instance, all the following under rockefeller direction: during summer of ’71 when i was 9yo, flown to columbia — met pablo escobar, & in the mid-late 70’s i piloted a black helicopter to mexico, was also co-pilot for trip to nicaragua — guns & drugs, for the latter two ops bush sr commandant.       

from greatgameindia: EIC [East India Company] trade as mentioned earlier was divided into many parts and a particular family owned a particular part. For example, the growing of opium and collecting taxes in India was owned by EIC and its paid officials or after 1837 by the British government itself. But the House of Sassoon’s handled the trading in opium and other goods in India. Thereafter, the House of Jardine and Matheson handled their distribution in China and the House of Inchapes handled the shipping of these goods. House of Openheimers/Rhodes handled the gold and diamond mining business. The American operations were handled by the House of Rockefellers, Seagrams, Sassoons, Japhets, Jardine – Mathesons etc. The Houses of Rothschilds and Warburgs coordinated the banking aspect of this trade. Apart from these, Houses of Lloyds, Abes and Astors assisted these operations by insuring the business of EICs. Even today these houses control most of the MNCS we see.

NickM
NickM
Aug 28, 2021 7:10 AM
Reply to  victoria

House of Openheimers/Rhodes handled the gold and diamond mining business.” [For the British East India Company]

Thanks, there should be more info like this. As a South African I have always wondered where the Oppenheimers came from.

And Rhodes, I read recently, “was a Rothschild man.” House of Rothschild?

susan mullen
susan mullen
Aug 27, 2021 8:11 AM

Thanks for this very informative article.

Brian of Nazareth.
Brian of Nazareth.
Aug 27, 2021 5:16 AM

All wars are trade wars.

Jubal Henshaw
Jubal Henshaw
Aug 27, 2021 4:06 AM

A Russian official stated a few years back that during the USSRs Afghan Expedition, drug addiction claimed as many soldiers lives as did bullets from the Mujahideen. It’s said there are around 2 million heroin addicts currently in Russia.

strange
strange
Aug 27, 2021 4:02 AM

did the Pentagin sync, the announcement of the airport bombing, well with the actual explosions?

strange
strange
Aug 27, 2021 2:58 AM

foreign policy is dominated by WarLords.
domestic policy is controlled by CovidLords.

i guess, these two lots are the same psychopathic people. in front of the camera, they dictate the rules for us how we should live.
behind closed doors, they are authorising assaults on people and countries they don’t like.

strange
strange
Aug 27, 2021 1:42 AM

“polls show an increasingly war-weary American public are unanimously in support of the move .. to fully withdraw the troops from Afghanistan”

as if the american Public Opinion has any bearing on anything ..

did the american public object to encircling Russia and China with huge military buildup?

don’t they cheer for obliterating Iran?

don’t they fantasise about bombing Cuba?

i am not sure what role the american Public Opinion plays in this so-called Democracy, and their contributions to world peace.

anybody knows if this public opinion worth anything?

Trewpol
Trewpol
Aug 26, 2021 10:22 PM

I see ISIS are back from furlough; some “suicide” bombings of Kabul airport killing “11 US Soldiers”.

Pentagon has vowed to hunt the bastards down!

Not an invasion or a re-invasion more a bit of vengeance with their precision missiles*.

*some might stray (accidentally of course) to a funeral or wedding within a 1000km radius.

draeger
draeger
Aug 26, 2021 9:26 PM

the new forever war that is replacing the Afghan one is called C19

Jim McDonagh
Jim McDonagh
Aug 27, 2021 1:23 AM
Reply to  draeger

As Covid passports are subtly introduced using various degrees of the carrot and stick by our overlords the Afghan fiasco adds a bit of comic relief ? I’m reminded of how sales taxes were introduced in Canada circa the 1970s . Before the Computer Age it was essential that retailers be onboard to collect these taxes . Today despite that not being totally necessary , if retailers refuse to cooperate enmasse in enforcing these rules for the various levels of government the scheme will fail .

Edith
Edith
Aug 26, 2021 9:21 PM

https://youtu.be/xkWOpFk1GGk. With luck this will be a Japanese minister talking about the apparent effectiveness of ivermectin and wanting to hand it out as treatment..,seems they are not quite under the same control as the rest of us….especially aust where it was quickly banned….we would rather see people die so we can be excited about pushing shit into peoples arms.

Edith
Edith
Aug 27, 2021 1:52 AM
Reply to  Edith

I just see someone complaining on twt that prisons are using animal meds to treat prisoners with the magic covid…yep they are using ivermectin in some US prisons. Guess they cannot have the clientele dying. Unlike aust were we are quite happy because of some political purpose to have people die.,.and yes obviously people only think it is animal med. not used by large numbers of people elsewhere

George Mc
George Mc
Aug 26, 2021 8:34 PM

Re: Mackinder, GG Preparata references him as positing a basic duality of powers: the “world island” consisting of the largest land mass – that huge expanse centring on Russia and including the Far East, Africa and Europe, and the “island chain” – the surrounding masses of America, Australia, the UK and Western Europe. (The political divisions do not coincide exactly with geography and have a certain metaphorical aspect.)

The main concern of the Anglo-American clubs was that the greatest store of the world’s material riches lay in the world island therefore the island chain had to keep serious tabs on this region. And the biggest fear was that the newly rising and ambitious empire of Germany would form an alliance with Russia and thereby create a new empire before which the island chain would be impotent. To stop this at all costs, the Anglo-American clubs had to ensure that Germany and Russia never formed an alliance – a strategy which, according to Preparata, led to the Russian Revolution (conceived as completely manufactured by the West) and the eventual destruction of Germany through two manufactured world wars.

Croach
Croach
Aug 26, 2021 8:04 PM

Useful fact to remember for social media warriors.
‘Rare’ side effects are defined as side effects that occur with a frequency of between 1 in 10,000 and 1 in 1,000 people – ie risk is 0.01% to 0.1%.
How do you like them odds?

NickM
NickM
Aug 28, 2021 7:30 AM
Reply to  Croach

Those are the odds of dying from “Covid-19”. Since those who have been “vaccinated” can still catch “Covid-19” (Insanity Rules, OK?) the odds on their dying from one or the other form of this mass insanity have just doubled. But the odds of dying from really significant causes (heart, cancer, kidneys, liver and plain old age) are much greater: between 1% and 2% pa.

Con-19 is Much Ado About Nothing.

Annie
Annie
Aug 26, 2021 7:42 PM

Off subject.My son is ill now he’s had flu symptoms now pains in stomach he had the injection 4 weeks ago he regrets it.I’m giving him zinc and vitamin D,I’ve been giving him veg I have no idea what’s in his body it’s frightening I’m hoping to flush it out.

Arby
Arby
Aug 26, 2021 8:14 PM
Reply to  Annie

I’d feed him good – meaning organic – food, including organic foods with zinc in them. Oysters are good for that and other minerals. You can buy powdered oysters if you want. Nuts. Be sure to use organic. Organic almonds from the US aren’t safe though. They are allowed to use awful chemicals in the processing of them. I forget what those are. I got that info from the Cornucopia Institute, which I no longer visit since they’ve followed the hoaxsters.

Water is important. Use water filters.

Fermented food (packed with vitamin C), apparently, is a powerful, protective approach to health. I buy organic, naturally fermented sauerkraut (Eden brand is nice). I also buy, here in Toronto, organic, naturally fermented dill pickles. Vinegar isn’t used. They are great.

Medicinal turpentine is highly recommended by Andrew Kaufman and Tom Cowan. When you watch the video, you may conclude that there’s too much involved in preparing to use it. I wouldn’t let that intimidate you. Do as much of what they recommend preparation-wise, as you wish to, but do go for it. (I’m awaiting a phone call from the organic – covid crazy – supermarket where I shop. The dispensary person was interested in investigating whether they could carry pure spirits of gum turpentine, which is what you’re looking for.) If you get your hands on medicinal turpentine, which can also be applied topically, don’t use more than a teaspoon a day, according to Andrew. That’s ‘total’ amount used (topical and internal).

Annie
Annie
Aug 26, 2021 9:01 PM
Reply to  Arby

Thankyou Arby a lot of informative information Thankyou.

Arby
Arby
Aug 26, 2021 9:44 PM
Reply to  Annie

You’re welcome.

good
good
Aug 26, 2021 8:20 PM
Reply to  Annie

Who down voted this? LOL.

Assuming you’re real annie, then go to a doctor you have some faith in (if such exists). You can’t flush it out, and trying random things is just as likely to make it worse as better. You have to rely on his body being strong enough to fight it off. If I were him, I’d drink plain water and mixed-in-a-blender fruits and vegetables – because that’s the natural food for a human – but I’m no doctor (I’m just trying to help you).

Simon Dutton
Simon Dutton
Aug 26, 2021 9:03 PM
Reply to  Annie

According to Dr Zelenko, zinc on its own is not very effective. If your son is seriously unwell he’ll also need something like quercetin to get the zinc into his cells.

Here is Zelenko’s protocol:

https://vladimirzelenkomd.com/treatment-protocol/

Some of the drugs he lists are hard or impossible to find in countries where they have been suppressed, but he offers his own combination, called Z-Stack (the link is on his website). US $55 for a 1-month supply. I cannot vouch for any of this but apparently he has been successful in helping people who have been made ill by the shots.

In any case, good luck – I hope your son is better very soon.

Arby
Arby
Aug 26, 2021 9:48 PM
Reply to  Simon Dutton

Oh yes, terrorist Zelenko who warns everyone about the super dangerous (non existent) variants.

“Variants: What They Really Are”

rubberheid
rubberheid
Aug 26, 2021 9:13 PM
Reply to  Annie

chew conifer shoots, but don’t eat them, have some water hand lol; or just brew up a wee tea from them. Milk thistle tincture too.

shamen
shamen
Aug 26, 2021 10:09 PM
Reply to  Annie

David wolfes protocol
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> • Vitamin D3*
> • Lypospheric Vitamin C (30ml, twice daily)*
> • Quercetin (500-1000 mg, twice daily)*
> • Iodine*
> • PQQ*
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> • Fennel and/or Star Anise Tea: These are also an excellent source of shikimate or shikimic acid (which is known to neutralize the spike protein)
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> •Citrus fruit (especially blood oranges, due to their high hesperidin content — hesperidin is a chalcone like quercetin that deactivates spike protein)
> Peppermint (very high in hesperidin)
> Wheatgrass and Wheatgrass Juice (blades are high in shikimate)
> Superherbs to help disable spike protein:
> Schizandra Berry* (high in shikimate)
> Triphala formulations: In Sanskrit, the word Triphala means “three fruits”: a combination of Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis), black myrobalan (Terminalia chebula) and belleric myrobalan (Terminalia belerica). The terminalia fruits are rich in shikimate.
> St. John’s Wort (shikimate is found throughout the entire plant and in the flowers)
> Comfrey Leaf (rich in shikimate)
> Feverfew (leaves and flowers are rich in shikimate)
> Gingko Biloba Leaf (rich in shikimate)
> GiantHyssop or Horsemint (Agastache urtifolia) (rich in shikimate)
> LiquidAmbar (Sweet Gum tree) A tea of the spiky seed pods is rich in shikimate.
> •Foods: Carrots and Carrot Juice
> •Plant Sprouts are generally considered to be rich in shikimate. I have found testing of 5 sprouts and all were rich in shikimate: red kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), moth bean (Vigna aconitifolia), soy bean (Glycine max), mung bean (Vigna radiata) and alfalfa (Medicago saliva) were analysed for their shikimic acid content during germination.
> •Nattokinase (enzyme) and Natto which is a traditional Japanese food made from soybeans that have been fermented with Bacillus subtilis var. natto. Natto (also rich in vascular protective Vitamin K2) and Nattokinase have a history of being used to prevent blood clots and protect the heart. The idea is here is that the enzyme Nattokinase goes to work dissolving clots.

all the best

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 26, 2021 11:32 PM
Reply to  shamen

That IS a pretty overwhelming list… wow…
How much healthier is a person who takes all of them than a person who takes only half of them…?
Surely there’s a mini-version?

Just joking. I do hope all goes well, Annie.

draeger
draeger
Aug 26, 2021 10:48 PM
Reply to  Annie

checkout this site it might be of some help

https://covid19criticalcare.com/

Vagabard
Vagabard
Aug 26, 2021 7:38 PM

$1.6 billion to rebuild a whole nation. Unlikely to stretch very far.

80% of Afghanistan’s budget has disappeared overnight
https://www.rt.com/business/533088-afghanistan-budget-disappered-taliban/

shamen
shamen
Aug 26, 2021 7:29 PM

Now the Terrorists have been double vaccinated (the state sponsored) attacks will resume.

good
good
Aug 26, 2021 8:22 PM
Reply to  shamen

If they’ve been vaxed they’re more likely to keel over than attack. Or do you mean the foreign soldiers? But they’ve all legged it…

Charlotte Russe
Charlotte Russe
Aug 26, 2021 6:34 PM

The Afghanistan War was a loss for hundreds of thousands of Afghans slaughtered or displaced, for the thousands of Western troops killed and maimed, and for US taxpayers. However, military contractors, drug dealers and all other ancillary industries did quite well.

 The warmongers are still beating their war drums refusing to abandon the “Afghanistan cash cow.”  ISIS funded by the CIA works hand-in-glove with Israel this duo does not want to depart. 

 Suicide bombers, terror attacks, false flags expect it all. Expect the most violent, sadistic, actions nothing is beneath gangsters who can’t let go…….

Enough is enough more than two trillion squandered in Afghanistan and six million more throughout the Middle East only resulting in death, destruction, and chaos.  More than a million dead in Iraq, several hundred thousand dead in Afghanistan, more than 500,000 slaughtered in Syria.  The human sacrifices are limitless when it comes to satisfying the bloodthirsty greed of the “global elite deathcult.”  Troops are exploited while arms manufacturers expand their deep pockets buying multimillion dollar estates throughout Virginia and Maryland, but thousands of veterans are homeless and drug addicted.  

If there was moral justice, the 800,000 troops forced to take “another experimental jab” would say NO to that and to the massive corruption, war profiteering, and needless wars………..

good
good
Aug 26, 2021 8:24 PM

You know, when these nations finally get over fighting amongst themselves, they’re gonna have quite a bone to pick with good ol’ blighty. Frankly, I’m on their side.

mgeo
mgeo
Aug 27, 2021 3:33 PM

This article does not mention all the incongruities in blaming the Taliban. Think of the (a) labs (b) lab supply materials (c) long-distance transport. The last includes drones.

The global sales in illegal narcotics is somewhere between $430 to $650 billion. Afghan heroin was worth just $80 billion (in 2011). About $1 billion is enough to buy the entire US legislature.

Jim McDonagh
Jim McDonagh
Aug 31, 2021 2:06 PM

Just over 2000 US soldiers died in Afghanistan over the 2 decades since we invaded and occupied that region , most by friendly fire or suicide. Considering loses of 60 thousand in Korea in 2 years and a like number in Vietnam in 10 years , and just over 4 thousand in Iraq over 15 years again mostly suicides and friendly fire . . Perpetual warfare fought by paid mercenaries as described by Orwell in 1984 appears to be a somewhat more stable economic model employed by so called superpowers , which includes , the US , Russia , China , India , Britain , France , and of course Israel . All of who’s elites are now allied by the fake Covid plague and the great reset . A new form of immerging warfare against the masses ? I fear you don’t really understand the nature of soldiering these days , most are simply low paid brain washed government employees serving drone and missile systems . The US has less than 50 thousand actual combat troops available ! The rest are techs and specialists who are far removed from the horrors they create.

Charlotte Ruse
Charlotte Ruse
Aug 31, 2021 6:23 PM
Reply to  Jim McDonagh

They’re many servicemen who are not techies and lose their lives or are permanently damaged. You saw an example of this last Thursday.

Intelligence agencies didn’t tell the kids to get off the wall after they received detailed info about a potenial suicide bomber.

Another “meat grinder day” for the troops and Afghans.

I see you’re a master of the obvious. Of course, there will be unending proxy wars until the gangsters are finished doing business. And yes, most of it will be high tech but the military will always need fresh meat mercenary or otherwise.

Jim McDonagh
Jim McDonagh
Aug 31, 2021 9:34 PM
Reply to  Charlotte Ruse

That 13 poorly trained soldiers probably “pogues” of some sort put on guard duty and hanging around Bagram air base while waiting to be evacuated is spun as a major event is just another small successful it appears propaganda effort . As i pointed out those with no military experience are easily fooled ! Being outfitted to look like a combat soldier does not make it so . Soldier worship is rife these days for some reason , another reason to miss the 1960s-70s ?

Charlotte Ruse
Charlotte Ruse
Sep 1, 2021 1:28 AM
Reply to  Jim McDonagh

That was an A-hole comment.

Rose
Rose
Aug 26, 2021 6:08 PM

Drug cartel is a weaponized arm of the US military in both ‘legal’ and illegal drugs.

Huge mandate pushback now coming from fire fighters and Moderna has been nearly totally halted in Japan due to contamination issue (ostensibly, no actual details of contaminant found are given in news stories)

BBC radio reporters confirmed death due to AstraZeneca

https://www.unite4truth.com/post/moderna-covid-19-vaccine-halted-in-japan-contamination-fire-fighters-fight-back-headline-update

mgeo
mgeo
Aug 27, 2021 3:46 PM
Reply to  Rose

When the many deaths cannot be concealed, “contamination” may be an excuse. However, I am aware that there are numerous bizarre ingredients in all “vaccines”.

Wayne Vanderploeg
Wayne Vanderploeg
Aug 26, 2021 5:42 PM

I know this if off topic…..but…..the producers of this video want to spread this video around. I can’t remember how I came about it. So I am spreading it. I always do my best to avoid getting stirred up. I know I am vulnerable. But what is happening is too much. I keep seeing the same message everywhere. Get your butt in the streets outside of where your government leaders are hiding out. Tell them you are pissed and if this does not stop their “ass is grass”. This video will stir you up. Make your plan before you watch it. I can assure you, your plan will change after watching it. These are the people that kept thalidomide on the market for five years after they knew what it was doing to unborn babies.

https://www.bitchute.com/video/4Soa3KLtz7qp/

Rose
Rose
Aug 26, 2021 6:09 PM

ty for sharing, we have to share on comment boards and whereever we can –

Here’s our latest with similar important updates

https://www.unite4truth.com/post/moderna-covid-19-vaccine-halted-in-japan-contamination-fire-fighters-fight-back-headline-update

Wayne Vanderploeg
Wayne Vanderploeg
Aug 26, 2021 7:39 PM
Reply to  Rose

Thank you Rose. It has been shared with my family and soon to be placed on Citizen Free Press web site.

Edwige
Edwige
Aug 26, 2021 4:48 PM

Crises are such splendid opportunities… Toxic Tory Tom Turgendhat (does anyone not know his background by now?) wants major reform of NATO and the G-7 because of Afghanistan:

https://blogh1.com/2021/08/24/this-g7-is-a-turning-point-for-the-west/

Jim McDonagh
Jim McDonagh
Aug 26, 2021 4:22 PM

Off topic to off guardian ? It seems posting to your comment section today has a few glitches? I also note that RT news service is now using Disqus for its comment section . Having been ban by RT comments some time ago for criticizing their censorship I took the opportunity to comment on their disgraceful position on Covid , which Disqus put in it pending folder ?

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Aug 26, 2021 4:04 PM

The role of the CIA is everywhere throughout this story. Interesting parallel (?), a few days ago, in an interview on Fox, Glen Greenwald made a bold statement: (paraphrasing) “The Democratic Party and liberal [and progressive] media are controlled by the CIA.”

Arby
Arby
Aug 26, 2021 8:45 PM
Reply to  Tom Larsen

So why does Glenn single out the Democratic Party? John Stauber (who has gone over to he dark side) some years ago detailed how rich powerful special interests have bought the progressive movement. I have yet to read it, but Douglas Valentine’s book on the CIA is probably very good. His book on the Phoenix Operation, which I just happen to have sitting in front of me (because I was going to quote from it and forgot to) was thorough and damning. He warns at the end of the book that Vietnam was the end of that evil.

This is my own excerpt (Douglas Valentine discusses the CIA with Sibel Edmonds) that uploaded to my Bitchute channel May 1st, 2028. When searching on Bitchute (my channel doesn’t include its own search), I noticed a number of videos in which Douglas talks about the CIA. I’m going to bookmark them for future viewing. Obviously, I can’t assess them until then, but here they are:

“Has The Cia’s Phoenix Program Taken Hold Of U.s. Cities? With Special Guest Douglas Valentine” (Crowdsourced)

“The Cia As Organized Crime With Douglas Valentine” (EarthNewspaper.com)

Max Parry
Max Parry
Aug 26, 2021 10:39 PM
Reply to  Arby

Doug Valentine’s work on the CIA and the Phoenix Program is a must-read. It’s too bad he is a dupe of the agency himself being an avid Russiagater…

Arby
Arby
Aug 26, 2021 10:55 PM
Reply to  Max Parry

I’m disappointed greatly by that news! I took a stab at contacting him to ask him what his position is on covid 19. I couldn’t find an email address. I then looked through some of his Twitter stuff. By what I don’t see, I fear the worst. I’m guessing that he’s a covid crazy. The demon-inspired expressions leading us to Armageddon takes down the best.

Max Parry
Max Parry
Aug 26, 2021 11:25 PM
Reply to  Arby

Poor Doug is hardly the only one. Even David Talbot and Webster Tarpley caught Putin derangement syndrome, it’s much more contagious than the coronavirus apparently…

Arby
Arby
Aug 26, 2021 11:32 PM
Reply to  Max Parry

I know the name David Talbot but I don’t know who Webster Tarpley is. That’s for me to investigate. You don’t have to educate me on those characters. I do get what you’re saying. I have zero use for Putin, but I am very clear that Russiagate was just a lot of nonsense. I thank Alexander Mercouris and Alex Christoforu (The Duran) for cluing me about much of that and about Obama’s installment of a Nazi regime in Ukraine. I think Alexander Mercouris is messed up, but he’s a smart cookie and knows a thing or two.

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Aug 26, 2021 11:04 PM
Reply to  Arby

I have read The CIA as Organized Crime.

RE: “He warns at the end of the book that Vietnam was the end of that evil.”
Is that what you meant to say? Valentine himself says that the Phoenix Program was exported to Latin America. He even says in the interview that you link to that the Department Homeland Security represents the program domestically.

RE: “So why does Glenn single out the Democratic Party?”
That seems pretty obvious to me: Liberal Media (which would include progressive media too) and the Dems have become the party of the Deep State. This is especially obvious since 2016. Mark Crispin Miller adds to this by noting that the Trump-as-Hitler meme weaponized by Liberal/Progressive media allowed them to rebrand the National Security State, CIA, FBI as well as the neocons as heroes of democracy. Now that doesn’t mean that the GOP doesn’t play a role, but they are not the party in power.

I have been told by friends who follow Valentine on social media, that he has bought in to the Covid Narrative as well as another major author chronicling the CIA, David Talbot who wrote the excellent (and scary) book about Allen Dulles called The Devil’s Chessboard.

Note that both authors were writing about CIA activities that occurred 50 to 60 years ago or more. To me the BLM protests very closely resemble color revolutions, a standard operation in the CIA playbook. I think the CIA has played an outsized role in the corruption of the Left (including the “radical left”) not only historically,* but especially in the last 5 years.

*See books: The Mighty Wurlitzer and The Cultural Cold War.

Arby
Arby
Aug 26, 2021 11:13 PM
Reply to  Tom Larsen

Thanks Tom. Did you mean to say that Douglas warned that the end of the Vietnam war was ‘not’ the end of that evil? I do that all the time. My DOESN’T turns into does or CAN’T turns into can. I don’t see why Douglas would end The Phoenix Program with a warning that it doesn’t stop in Vietnam and then write in his book on the CIA that that evil ‘does’ stop in Vietnam.

Thanks for the info on Douglas’s stand on covid 1984. I’m disappointed, but not surprised.

If Satan can take down Noam Chomsky, which he has done, then he can take down anyone.

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Aug 26, 2021 11:28 PM
Reply to  Arby

Chomsky’s trajectory is more complicated (he’s always been a rabid anti-communist which the CIA played a crucial role promoting among lefty organizations). But yes, someone who could write about the fundamental role of propaganda in US media to control the population, would not see the magnum opus of propaganda campaigns – Covid-19 – is breathtaking.

Arby
Arby
Aug 26, 2021 11:56 PM
Reply to  Tom Larsen

No, Chomsky was not at all rabid anti-communist. As someone who has read dozens of his books (with more on my shelf that are unread), I can tell you, he’s not anti-communist. That doesn’t mean that he’s gung-ho communist. That just means that he understood, as did historians like Richard Walton and Bruce Miroff, that communism was not the evil, global conspiracy that JFK made it out to be. Chomsky understood that communist leaders in China and the Soviet Union treated their domestic populations similarly to the way American political leaders treated their domestic population, using the boogeyman of the evil ‘other’ to whip citizens into compliance and support for militarization and such. He understood, crystal clear, that Cold War was more than the trivial US vs Soviet Union. In fact, He understood that Cold War was, basically, class war.

The real target of ruling classes is not each other, but their peoples. It’s called counterrevolution. Does that mean that superpower rivalry and war are not real? No. Powerful special interests (the military industrial complex) want that and will get it (as Peter Phillips [a faker, but set that aside] points out). But those particular interests are just not the whole story. The whole story is basically: Corporatocracy. The transnational capitalist class rules and directs governments, which are basically glorified police forces. They are police State governments and they control and tax the population. That’s it.

Sam - Admin2
Admin
Sam - Admin2
Aug 27, 2021 2:06 AM
Reply to  Arby

No, Chomsky

It’s Noam Chomsky 🙂

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Aug 27, 2021 2:36 AM
Reply to  Sam - Admin2

Punctuation matters

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Aug 27, 2021 2:48 AM
Reply to  Arby

I disagree. Chomsky has been rabidly anti-Leninist, which in my mind is anti-communist. He’s a left gatekeeper and has regularly appeared in “leftist” media that is funded by CIA front organizations. I have read many NC books, (maybe not the one you list) before I understood his role as a left gatekeeper.

Here’s a pretty good article detailing that:

https://dissidentvoice.org/2020/05/left-gatekeepers-through-the-new-left-monitored-rebellion-part-ii/

Remember, that anti-communism was mostly directed at the American left. It wasn’t so much about the USSR. It was first used to purge the best organizers from the labor movement directly after WWII.

Arby
Arby
Aug 27, 2021 2:01 PM
Reply to  Tom Larsen

The only beef Chomsky has with Lenin, as I recall, is that he was faker. He warns us about vanguards, who lead the people’s revolution but then themselves subvert it. I could dig into my books and find stuff, but by then our conversation will be several OG articles old. I already know that Chomsky has taken a wrong turn. I’ve talked about it here before. However, Anti-communism (like the CIAs ‘conspiracy theorist’) was, and is, propaganda, pure and simple.

Bruce Lerro: “The purpose of both the CIA, the upper classes and the entire Left Gatekeeping organizational apparatus is to combat communism…” Now, I have to read Bruce’s two articles (which I can do, but am not enthusiastic about it), so I may need to corrected, but if that’s were he leaves things, that’s not satisfactory at all. ‘Why’ were Americans anti-communist? How much plainer does Noam Chomsky have to be:

“Recall that “subversion,” like “concealed aggression,” is a technical concept covering any form of unwelcome internal political development. Thus the Joint Chiefs, in 1995, outline “three basic forms of aggression”: armed attack across a border (aggression in the literal sense); “Overt armed attack from within the area of each of the sovereign states”; “Aggression other than armed, i.e., political warfare, or subversion.” An internal uprising against a US-imposed police state, or elections that come out the wrong way, are forms of “aggression,” which the US has the right to combat by arbitrary violence. The assumptions are so ingrained as to pass without notice, as when liberal hero Adlai Stevenson, UN Ambassador under Kennedy and Johnson, declared that in Vietnam the US is defending a free people from “internal aggression.” Stevenson compared this noble cause to the first major postwar counterinsurgency campaign, in Greece in 1947, where US-run operations successfully demolished the anti-Nazi resistance and the political system, and restored the old order, including leading Nazi collaborators, at the cost of some 160,000 lives and tens of thousands of victims of torture chambers, and a legacy of destruction yet to be overcome (along with great benefits to US corporations).” – pages 40 & 41 of “Rethinking Camelot – JFK, the Vietnam War, and US Political Culture” by Noam Chomsky

“”We are unable to determine whether Peiping or Moscow has ultimate responsibility for Viet Minh policy,” an intelligence estimate of June 1953 relates (I, 396), but it must be one of the other – that is an axiom. In the context of a discussion of Chinese Communist strategy, Intelligence concludes that the Communists are pursuing their present strategy in Indochina because it “diverts badly needed French and US resources from Europe at relatively small cost to the Communists” and “provides opportunities to advance international Communist interests while preserving the fiction of ‘autonomous’ national liberation movements, and it provides an instrument, the Viet Minh, with which the Communist China and the USSR can indirectly exert military and psychological pressures on the peoples and the governments of Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand” (I, 399). Might there be another reason why the Viet Minh fight on?

“It is tempting to use such evidence to support the claim that ignorance, mythology, and institutionalized stupidity led United States policy makers into a series of disastrous errors. If only they had realized that Stalin was lukewarm or negative towards Mao and the Greek guerillas, that there was no “pattern of Communist conquest… manifest” in Guatemala in 1954, that the Vietnamese were conducting their own struggle for national liberation. If only William Bundy had had a course in Vietnamese history at Yale. But ignorance and paranoia obscured the facts.

“This theory, however, leaves too many questions unanswered. To mention only the simplest: Why were policy makers always subject to the same form of ignorance and irrationality? Why was there such a systematic error in the delusional systems constructed by postwar ideologists? Mere ignorance or foolishness would lead to random error, not to a regular and systemic distortion: unwavering adherence to the principle that whatever the facts may be, the cause of international conflict is the behavior of the Communist powers, and all revolutionary movements within the United States system are sponsored by the Soviet Union, China, or both. Why was the latter assumption so far beyond challenge that no examination of Vietnam’s importance was ever undertaken (Gelb)? Ignorance and stupidity can surely lead to error, but hardly to such systemic error or to such certainty in error. And there is a second question and even more obvious question: Why is the United States anticommunist?

“With respect to the first question, whether it is Acheson, Rostow, Stevenson, Kissinger, or whoever, one generally finds the same distortion as in the sorry record of the “intelligence community.” [sic] From one or another such source we hear that Stalin supported Mao and incited the Greek guerilla and Ho Chi Minh, China attacked India, the Viet Cong are agents of international Communist aggression, and so on. These are, indeed, articles of faith. The crisis managers do not argue these claims; they merely intone them. All are at best highly dubious and probably false, so the available record indicates, but questions of fact are beside the point in theological disputation.

“What is not beside the point is that these articles of faith are highly functional. The fact is that anticommunism provides a convenient mythology to justify colonial wars, and to gain the popular support that is often hard to rally, given the grisly nature and substantial costs of such endeavors. But to explain the United States attack on Vietnam on grounds of anticommunist delusions would be as superficial as explaining the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia or Hungary merely on grounds of fear of West Germany or Wall Street.” – pages 52-54, “For Reasons Of State” by Noam Chomsky

Cold War and counterrevolution are essentially the same thing. They are how the fascist authorities deal with the threat of ‘the internal enemy’, namely the people.

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Aug 27, 2021 7:19 PM
Reply to  Arby

Gawd Arby, you spam me with loads of irrelevancies. What was McCarthyism about? (The Hollywood 10 was just the tip of the iceberg.) There have been several Red Scares in US history and they are always about the same thing: subduing a militant (domestic) working class. There were more strikes in 1946 than in any other year of US labor history. These are expressions of anti-communism. The Cold War from the US perspective was a business model to maintain fear and bloated Pentagon budgets as well as for imperial expansion. The USSR was only attempting to defend itself. It was never trying to “take over the world”. However, that was the goal of US planners.

Chomsky has been anti-Bolshevik since he was a teenager hanging out at his anarchist uncle’s newsstand. An important distinction that Bruce Lerro’s makes is between the Old Left and the New Left. (NC is on the New Left.) The New Left gave up class analysis, abandoned the working class, accepted capitalism and embraced race and gender in what would later be called Identity Politics (with its latest incarnations of “Woke” and Trans politics.) None of this means that NC has nothing meaningful to say. rather he only goes so far. He like Democracy Now, The Nation, Naomi Klein et all are gatekeepers, whose actions have played a key role in making the contemporary left the ideological platform upon which Big Lie of Covid-1984 would unleashed.

Arby
Arby
Aug 27, 2021 7:25 PM
Reply to  Tom Larsen

I just don’t get you. I don’t disagree with much of what you’re saying. So I don’t see how you can disagree with what I’m saying. On communism specifically, you just ignore the basic fact that no one (with any thinking power) in politics believed that communism was itself a problem or threat. It was, as Chomsky said, the ‘political’ aspect of communism that the West feared. In other words, Western political leaders, and elites, feared the idea of citizens having each others’ backs and wanting a system that featured that sort of sane, and human, arrangement, rather than a dog eat dog system, which is what fascism (what we’ve got) is. Let’s leave it there. Please.

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Aug 27, 2021 7:26 PM
Reply to  Tom Larsen

Chomsky et all have become patsies for the greatest crime against humanity in history, the greatest attack on working people in history. Stop defending them.

Arby
Arby
Aug 27, 2021 2:59 PM
Reply to  Tom Larsen

I did a long (longer than I wanted, but I didn’t know how else to make my point) response that may yet show here. After posting that, I had a quick look in “Deterring Democracy.” Have a look:

)):)
The second [political] role is “the task of the public,” which is much more limited. It is not for the public, [Walter] Lippman observes, to “pass judgment on the intrinsic merits” of an issue or to offer analysis or solutions, but merely, on occasion, to place “its force at the disposal” of one or another group of “responsible men.” The public “does not reason, investigate, invent, persuade, bargain or settle.” Rather, “the public acts by aligning itself as the partisan of someone in a position to act executively,” once he has given the matter at hand sober and disinterested thought. It is for this reason that “the public must be put in its place.” The bewildered herd, trampling and roaring, “has its function”: to be “the interested spectators of action,” not participants. Participation is the duty of “the responsible man.”

These ideas, described by Lippman’s editors as a progressive “political philosophy for liberal democracy,” have an unmistakeable resemblance to the Leninist concept of a vanguard party that leads the masses to a better life that they cannot conceive or construct on their own. In fact, the transition from one position to the other – from Leninist enthusiasm to “celebration of America” – has proven quite an easy one over the years. This is not surprising, since the doctrines are similar at their root. The critical difference lies in an assessment of the prospects for power: through exploitation of mass popular struggle, or service to the current masters.
(:((

-pages 367 & 368

Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Aug 26, 2021 4:01 PM

Much of this is spelled out in Michael Ruppert’s “Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil” Highly recommend

It’s always the same play. The players names are always changed to protect the innocent from the truth.

It’s always the same disgusting filth. The same overt institutions. The same pathetic results. Who’s children are these?

S Cooper
S Cooper
Aug 26, 2021 3:19 PM

“You will own nothing, you will eat bugs and you will be happy!”
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“This message is brought to you by the Billy Eugenics Foundation. Now a word from Nasty Nazi Pelosi.”
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“Cull, Cull, Cull. Cuomo-ize (Euthanize) the World! Corporate Fascism forever.”

S Cooper
S Cooper
Aug 26, 2021 3:39 PM
Reply to  S Cooper

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“They can also be called liars.”
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wardropper
wardropper
Aug 26, 2021 11:36 PM
Reply to  S Cooper

Well, they’re clearly not going to stop voluntarily, and the police don’t like to inconvenience the very rich, so it looks as if we’re going to have to jail the Pfizer CEOs ourselves…

Carnyx
Carnyx
Aug 26, 2021 2:25 PM

A True HERO!!

Veteran Paratrooper: I Won’t Point A Gun At Another Person For A Man In A Suit
We need more like this fella…

Carnyx
Carnyx
Aug 26, 2021 5:02 PM
Reply to  Carnyx

Those from the 33rd Chickenhawk Brigade should take note.

Saying that tho… some must thinking.. We’re ‘fighting‘ for this? and these people….

Not seen Phoney Tony stepping up to man the perimeter.. Where’s Dr Fox? Haig? Alastair Campbellend? Kagan? Boot? Kristol balls, Bush and the war-master himself DICK Cheney…

The strangest collection of misfits, Looney Tunes, and squalid criminals since the advent of the Third Reich.

Jim McDonagh
Jim McDonagh
Aug 26, 2021 2:11 PM

A jumbled article that understates the role of alcohol , cocaine and prescription drugs in the halls of power globally . That opiates have been replaced by opioids [ manufactured in Chinese labs i would add ] is true , as has been pointed out in this ramble down memory lane . However all the facts presented here are no longer an important part of the abandoned war on “illegal drugs” . Today the causes of the addiction crisis has become just more propaganda. White lab coats are now the uniform of the vastly more profitable vaccine pushers backed by the power of the state. Heart and cancer treatment drugs have also generated immense untaxed profits for the international drug lords that populate the various global drug agencies such as the WHO, and FDA

shamen
shamen
Aug 26, 2021 1:29 PM

In shock and horror whilst drinking your tea and coffee with sugar.wearing your cotton.
Before it was opium cocaine the same lot still own huge hextres of land getting slaves to pick your tea leaves and coffee cherry and Cain sugar plant, cotton. (under the guise of liberating the savages)

Always a shock telling the natives that Yorkshire tea doesn’t come from Yorkshire.

NickM
NickM
Aug 26, 2021 1:10 PM

I am glad to see OffG once again proving its credentials as a Truther site by publishing documentation of global criminal activity. As a devotee of the Truther Community I “believe for sure” that Uncle $cam is behind the surge of opium production in Afghanistan; but now I can substantiate that belief. Same as I can substantiate the fact that Covid-19 is a Con trick by referring to the archives of OffG.

shamen
shamen
Aug 26, 2021 12:40 PM

35 countries where the U.S. has supported fascists, drug lords and terrorists

https://www.salon.com/2014/03/08/35_countries_the_u_s_has_backed_international_crime_partner/

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Aug 26, 2021 11:56 PM
Reply to  shamen

RE: 35 countries where the U.S. has supported fascists, drug lords and terrorists

Ah, the gatekeeper left. They don’t mention the most important country fitting that description – the USA itself!

mgeo
mgeo
Aug 27, 2021 3:56 PM
Reply to  shamen

Since WW2 alone, the Empire has attempted at least the following:
:- suppressing democratic movements in 20 countries -William Blum 2013
:- subverting elections in at least 30 countries -William Blum 2013
:- murdering over 50 foreign leaders -William Blum 2013
:- overthrowing 50 foreign governments, most of which had been democratically elected.

gordan
gordan
Aug 26, 2021 12:13 PM

greta boy man who would be green king needs that opiod and the lithium for his her mental health and for electric satan bankers dreams

isis korason kamut spelta al ciada special k variants working with swiss banker based taliban bull

this was not a counter insurgency it was 12 years of bribe back hander deals done by gladio us uk nato

do not shoot at us for cash

the afghan plains where safer than down town washington or detroit not to mention the killing fields of chicargo

this news and any bangs big or small that come from it has all parties script lockstep

in a couple of weeks we will have covid k covid al ohh akbar variant

musselamics are back and new covid

batten down the hatches
incoming gladio daddio

Angryangry
Angryangry
Aug 26, 2021 7:34 PM
Reply to  gordan

Yes. I predicted 12 months ago Covidisis galdio part 3🤣🤣

Malatok
Malatok
Aug 26, 2021 11:47 AM

Blame anybody…hell blame everybody except this fucked up society.
Drug$ ‘R US

Sssssshhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!
Don’t tell the USSAN lumpen proles poisoning themselves with every kind of
filth they can shove up any orifice into their drug-addled gnat brains but just
like Al CIAduh and ISIS, the Zetas terrorizing Mexico are simply another USSAN
asset in the Washing town criminal enterprise known as the US government. Look
at heroin production in Afghanistan since the Langley Crime Syndicate took
over. Hint, count the opioid deaths in a shithole near you on any day of the
week. Hint… the Paki ISI slash Al CIAduh Gulen ratlines are destroying peasant
USSA and NOBODY gives a shit obviously as long as the poison of the deep state
gets to market and keeps the hogs on animal farm sedated. The regime is
destroying USSANS and making a fortune keeping the rednecks and ethnics in
poverty same as they did back in the day to black USSA with crack cocaine. They
killed Gary Webb when he proved it.
http://time.com/3482909/this-is-the-real-story-behind-kill-the-messenger/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMbEhP2irDM
 
Ever wonder why all that crap gets over the border and to market so easily
like a well greased supply line for Walmart? Ever wonder why there has NEVER
been a USSAN cartel drug boss? Because the criminal institutions of the CIA,
FBI, DEA and Border Patrol are the USSAN cartels. Capiche!
Face it USSA, your plantation owners herd you at will and cull you like cattle, tax cattle.

Latest Bizarre Chapter of “War on Drugs”: U.S. Special Forces Train Drug Cartel Enforcers Linked to Rape, Torture and Decapitation of Victimshttps://covertactionmagazine.com/2021/04/29/latest-bizarre-chapter-of-war-on-drugs-u-s-special-forces-train-drug-cartel-enforcers-linked-to-rape-torture-and-decapitation-of-victims/

The Persian Gulf harbors an array of extremely compromising secrets. Near the top is the Afghan heroin ratline – with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) positioned as the golden node of a transnational, trillion dollar heroin money laundering operation.

Pepe Escobar
https://sputniknews.com/columnists/201708251056794770-afghanistan-cia-heroin-ratline/

The Politics of Heroin and the Afghan US Pullout
By F. William Engdahl
23 April 2021
http://www.williamengdahl.com/englishNEO23Apr2021.php

The Afghan heroin ratline – with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) positioned as the golden node of a transnational, trillion dollar heroin money laundering operation
https://sputniknews.com/columnists/201708251056794770-afghanistan-cia-heroin-ratline/

Politics, Profit, & Poppies: How The CIA Turned Afghanistan Into A Failed Narco-Statehttps://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/politics-profit-poppies-how-cia-turned-afghanistan-failed-narco-state

The CIA Runs the Global Narcotics Trade
https://www.bitchute.com/video/ngr3lN6lmIUy/
https://www.unz.com/audio/kbarrett_douglas-valentine-the-cia-runs-the-global-narcotics-trade-my-novel-tdy-is-a-true-story/

USSAN Bush slash Mexican Salinas Pre$idential Crime Familie$
https://www.globalresearch.ca/jeb-bush-the-mexican-drug-cartel-and-free-trade/5448747
https://www.lewrockwell.com/2019/12/no_author/george-h-walker-bush-the-bush-family-and-the-mexican-drug-cartel/

George H. Walker Bush: The Bush Family and the Mexican Drug Cartel
https://www.globalresearch.ca/jeb-bush-the-mexican-drug-cartel-and-free-trade/5448747

Mexican Cartel, Los ZETAS trained by USSA
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2010/10/20101019212440609775.html
http://www.intrepidreport.com/archives/968

Mike Rupert “CIA are drug runners”


Ron Paul “Bush is a drug runner”.




Afghanistan and the CIA Heroin Ratline By Pepe Escobar https://www.lewrockwell.com/2021/01/no_author/afghanistan-and-the-cia-heroin-ratline/

US Congress’s Take on the Heroin Epidemic. 6400 tons Produced in US-Occupied Afghanistan…
https://www.globalresearch.ca/us-congresss-take-on-the-heroin-epidemic-6400-tons-produced-in-us-occupied-afghanistan/5551938

NATO-CIA-Pentagon: Junction of the Real Druglords and Warlords.
https://www.globalresearch.ca/nato-cia-pentagon-junction-of-the-real-druglords-and-warlords/5605177

The Sackler Gang, a Jewish crime family that makes Al Capone look like a Prohibition era social worker.
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/30/the-family-that-built-an-empire-of-pain

Sackler Family Walk Away Scot-Free, Again
https://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/11/joseph-mercola/oxycontin-maker-pleads-guilty-and-shuts-down/

Justice For Sale
The Sackler Family’s Plan to Keep Its Billions
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/55686.htm
‘Beyond Outrageous’: Big Pharma Using Loophole to Get Taxpayers to Fund Billions in Fines for Fueling Opioid Crisis 
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/02/12/beyond-outrageous-big-pharma-using-loophole-get-taxpayers-fund-billions-fines?cd-origin=rss&utm

Johnny Kapoor and his Sunshine stripper
https://www.zerohedge.com/economics/pharma-founder-gets-55-years-bribing-doctors-prescribe-deadly-opioids

“Cocaine” Mitch McConnell and his China Cocaine Container Connection
https://www.distractify.com/p/why-do-they-call-him-cocaine-mitch

Was Operation Fast And Furious Really Part Of A Secret Deal Between The DEA And Mexico’s Sinaloa Drug Cartel?
https://www.forbes.com/sites/rickungar/2014/01/14/was-operation-fast-and-furious-really-part-of-a-secret-deal-between-the-dea-and-mexicos-sinaloa-drug-cartel/#787f981123a1

Mexico’s Former Defense Minister Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges By DEAhttps://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/former-mexican-defense-minister-arrested-drug-related-corruption-dea

How USSAN drug smugglers profited from China’s 19th century opium addiction
https://thesaker.is/once-china-got-off-drugs-the-link-between-opium-and…
“A Fair, Honorable, And Legitimate Trade” 
https://www.americanheritage.com/fair-honorable-and-legitimate-trade

shamen
shamen
Aug 27, 2021 10:54 AM
Reply to  Malatok

fantastic post enough their to wake up a ketamine induced coma.voter.
I recall this is what the Internet (you tube) was about not long ago.

Thai Steve
Thai Steve
Aug 26, 2021 11:42 AM

The very first CIA orchestrated coup, Thailand 1948, was specifically to attain US control of the drug trade from the Golden Triangle

Cyndee J
Cyndee J
Aug 26, 2021 2:03 PM
Reply to  Thai Steve

Citizenry who are deliberately not taught history are doomed to believing need to intervene lies told by their corrupt leaders.

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 26, 2021 6:14 PM
Reply to  Cyndee J

It can be a great advantage to be absolutely terrible at history in school.
I certainly was, and the reason was that none of what happened in history was brought to relevant life by any of the teachers.
I am now passionately interested in it, because I can bypass the teacher who was bored by the official curricular version of his own subject, and even the Internet still contains a wealth of pretty un-doctored information about the past.

Not only that, but the signs of censorship, editing and falsification are getting so obvious these days that it is no longer so difficult to read between the lines.
Most of the would-be censors are clearly just not bright enough to do their job adequately, which is all to the good.

Jim McDonagh
Jim McDonagh
Aug 26, 2021 2:28 PM
Reply to  Thai Steve

A significant number of mutinous American soldiers were using opium by the time the Vietnam war was being wound down with the admission of defeat read by Walter Cronkite after TET in 1968.

Marilyn Shepherd
Marilyn Shepherd
Aug 26, 2021 10:58 AM

Yep, every drug trade, every cartel and every terrorist group has been done by the USA. the latter out of the School of the Americas

Judith
Judith
Aug 26, 2021 11:59 AM

I wonder if they’re forced to wear masks at that school.

Ort
Ort
Aug 27, 2021 10:34 PM
Reply to  Judith

Oh, I’m pretty sure that for operational reasons they were wearing masks before it was cool. 😉

Judith
Judith
Aug 28, 2021 1:17 AM
Reply to  Ort

Well, we had to wear kleenex on our head if we forgot our hat or mantilla for good Friday mass.

No I am not kidding and I am not a Vatican troll.

Ort
Ort
Aug 28, 2021 3:06 AM
Reply to  Judith

There’s no need to assure me of your veracity.

I may have previously mentioned that early in my Luciferian life trajectory I was an altar boy. I also had a mantilla-packing mother, sister, and schoolmates so I am familiar with the travails and hassles attending the obligation to headgear in church.

Judith
Judith
Aug 28, 2021 12:40 PM
Reply to  Ort

Oh, thanks, Ort. I remember your Catholic School references.

I thought someone might question my veracity regarding kleenex wearing.

It was dang awful if you didn’t have a bobby pin to keep the kleenex in place. Impossible to hold it while marching up the ailse, hands in prayer mode.

Edwige
Edwige
Aug 26, 2021 3:07 PM

The Central American drug story looks very different when one knows the real story of Barry Seal. See Daniel Hopsicker’s ‘Barry and the Boys’.

Interesting factoid: what did Charles ‘Tex’ Watson do before the Manson murders (where he was the one to inflict most of the alleged violence). He mostly didn’t live with Manson’s group which is strange for a supposed mind-control cult. He worked at Los Angeles’ airport as a baggage handler for an airline that had the monopoly on routes from countries like Peru. Nothing slightly suggestive of drug trafficking there!

rraa
rraa
Aug 26, 2021 10:54 AM

Nobody in Afghanistan has ever received more than a few crumbs from the opium business, and that includes top officials in the government.
NATO created a sub class of translators, security guards, etc.. The top officials got a luxury mansion or two. That’s it.

Jim McDonagh
Jim McDonagh
Aug 26, 2021 2:22 PM
Reply to  rraa

True enough but with development of opioids international opiate trade has been in decline . Opium smoking however is a part of South everyday life just as alcohol consumption in the west has been for centuries.

Jim McDonagh
Jim McDonagh
Aug 26, 2021 4:16 PM
Reply to  Jim McDonagh

Edit South Asias everyday life

Bruce Tonka
Bruce Tonka
Aug 26, 2021 9:59 AM

Watch this. It’s worth it. It just gets better and better kicking off with an Aussie Trucker who I would like to see as the next Prime Minister!

https://www.bitchute.com/video/4Soa3KLtz7qp/

Spread the word.

ImpObs
ImpObs
Aug 26, 2021 10:46 AM
Reply to  Bruce Tonka

The Aus truck driver thing worries me. This is an economic agenda, the scamdemic is all smoke and mirrors to enable a global digital financial Coup d’état.

IMO they will allow the truck drivers to hold the world hostage (monkey see money do, it’ll go global) since it could be used as a scape goat for the parasites.

They were are already telegraphing “supply chain” propagnda balloons in the MSM before the truckies made a noise, it’s been turned up to 11 this week in the UK.

If the truckies do this, I’m off to a food wholesaler loading up the car with non perishables.

If you have difficulty seeing the bigger economic stage act in play, watch this interview on TLAV with a Professor Richard Werner (economist LSE, Oxford, etc.) it is probably the best concise overview I have ever heard, there’s a nuance to it that is not very well conveyed elsewhere IMO.

https://www.thelastamericanvagabond.com/richard-werner-interview-covid-measures-and-the-central-controls-over-the-economy/

Jubal Henshaw
Jubal Henshaw
Aug 27, 2021 7:55 AM
Reply to  ImpObs

The Australian army has no doubt already War Gamed how to ensure deliveries – but only the the big supermarket chains – if the truckies dont. The PM is just itching to declare a “National emergency”, which could be used to consolidate his position.
Wars have always been used by the state to expand and consolidate its control over society. So too , national emergencies , and “pandemics”.

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 26, 2021 1:07 PM
Reply to  Bruce Tonka

No. There is a third way.

The choice before us isn’t an Eton-trained monkey or an illiterate one.

There are intelligent humans out there who have enough decency not to promote a lie, enough education to grasp basic laws of physics and biology, and enough common sense to see through hoaxes and frauds, as well as to realize that yelling “F u” at the top of your voice can never represent anything but the most primitive urges in mankind.

Some will find this comment snobbish, but, honestly, a moment’s reflection will show that a truck-driver Prime Minister – however refreshing a change it might be – is not going to represent the interests of anybody except himself and his mates.
Along with status and power, he is going to want the same mansion, yacht, swimming pool, champagne and girls that any rich berk currently enjoys, and that isn’t going to help anybody.

To think ‘outside the box’ is a dire necessity today, but you actually have to get outside the bix before you can do that thinking.

The nurse near the beginning of the video was very compelling, because she stuck to the scientific truth involved in her professional work.

The ranting American priests do no more good than anyone could reasonably expect from a ranting American priest, even if I do enjoy a good private rant at home myself.

As far as I can see, most of our species will stay in the box forever, but for those of us who managed to get out, inspired guidance is going to be necessary in our search for a civilized future.

NickM
NickM
Aug 26, 2021 3:27 PM
Reply to  wardropper

“inspired guidance is going to be necessary in our search for a civilized future.”

I like that: Inspired Guidance; an interesting concept, one that I have not yet come across in my admittedly desultory study of Evolution Theory.

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 26, 2021 6:03 PM
Reply to  NickM

One tries… 🙂

NickM
NickM
Aug 26, 2021 8:01 PM
Reply to  wardropper

My picture of the evolutionary process comes from Prince Kropotkin, who pointed out that large parts of the world are hostile to certain forms of life. He watched the Siberian winter coming, and the herds of reindeer becoming restless because they need to find new grazing land far away, or perish: who will lead them to it? They look for a leader. Usually there are many potential leaders, those who have been there before, and know the way. But if the situation is unprecedented or the old way is exhausted, they must look to a leader with inspired guidance.

Sounds familiar? Moses, Aeneas and above all, Christ.

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 26, 2021 11:58 PM
Reply to  NickM

I get your point.
But I didn’t have the usual sources of ‘inspired guidance’ in mind.
I was thinking of something new – something relevant to the 21st Century.
I believe something like that is necessary, but I have no idea what, or where it might come from, or whether it will come at all.

Others here have hinted at personal spiritual answers, and that scenario may end up being our lifebelt, but I find it impossible to accept that the sickening corruption in our current systems of government will ever become any kind of ‘normal’ – new or otherwise – for human society in general, or that it can endure for very much longer.

Corrupt things stink, they rot, and ultimately they disappear.
Those who can, must prepare what will replace them.

We see more than mere cries for help on this site. There are people who are willing to work for something better than being controlled by lunatics.

That’s a start to the sort of inspiration I’m talking about.
Practical, focused will-power.

NickM
NickM
Aug 28, 2021 7:49 AM
Reply to  wardropper

Practical, focused willpower would be the nice way to stop this slide into global fascism. But in case focused willpower does not work, Nature ensures a few variants from whom to breed after the rest of the herd has been stampeded over a cliff.

Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Aug 26, 2021 3:49 PM
Reply to  Bruce Tonka

Hello Bruce Tonka: I struggled through most of the video. The video is only appealing in that it appeals to the most ragged edges of human emotion. There are no offers of long term resolution. No legitimate formulae for the recovery of human freedoms. There are the usual offers of tried and failed appeals to “higher” authority. The notion that a mob of dissidents can wrest power from the hands of those who were once trusted.

All of this has been tried over and over again, with the same resultant set of military boots trumping through the streets. Mankind needs to rethink the entire formula of dependence.

Organizations are the bane of human existence. How many “organizations” do civil societies actually need? Thanks for posting.

Donald Duck
Donald Duck
Aug 26, 2021 9:56 AM

Off-topic but relevant is this piece from Paul Craig-Roberts.

Denmark Abolishes All Covid Measures

https://freedomfirstnetwork.com/2021/08/denmark-abolishes-all-corona-measures 
Danish parliament recently decided in Copenhagen that all Corona measures should be ended from October 1. There will therefore no longer be a mask requirement and the test regime will be abolished. The Danes will then no longer have to provide evidence of whether they are vaccinated or unvaccinated, or whether they have tested positive or negative.

Tyrolean lawyer Dr. Renate Holzeisen, meanwhile strongly recommended that all employers refrain from vaccination pressure or compulsory vaccination, because most of them were “obviously not even aware of the far-reaching legal consequences associated with it”.

The fact that the so-called Covid-19 vaccines, according to the official approval documents of the EMA and the European Commission were not developed and approved for the prevention of infection with the SARS-COV-2 virus, but solely to prevent a more severe course of the disease, were conditionally approved for this reason alone, Holzeisen underscored.

The official approval documents therefore show that these substances cannot interrupt the chain of infection because the people treated with them can become infected and thus be infectious. Practice also proves that people who are completely “vaccinated” become infected with the virus and even have the same viral load as “unvaccinated people” as the CDC, among others, has admitted. It is therefore clear that any Covid-19 “compulsory vaccination” actually lacks any justification.
All pressure, including moral pressure (alleged act of solidarity with one’s neighbor) is therefore illegal in terms of criminal and liability law based on the official approval documents.

“As a lawyer advising on corporate law, I strongly recommend that every employer stay away from Covid-19 vaccination pressure or compulsory vaccination, because most of them are obviously not even aware of the far-reaching legal consequences associated with it,” she said.

Looks like endgame to me.

Bruce Tonka
Bruce Tonka
Aug 26, 2021 10:00 AM
Reply to  Donald Duck

Ha hah ha ha Denmark has an 80% vaccination rate. Goal achieved. Of course they easing off. Wait a year or two and check the population numbers.
It’s depopulation not extinction.
Must admit I thought the Danes were smarter than that. There goes that theory. Thank God for Aussies!!

erm
erm
Aug 26, 2021 10:32 AM
Reply to  Bruce Tonka

From the article linked to:

“Overall, the current vaccination rate is just under 58,4 percent of fully vaccinated people in Denmark.”

So, not 80%.

gordan
gordan
Aug 26, 2021 12:21 PM
Reply to  Bruce Tonka

many of my friends are danish they assure me that
danish bacon is pig parasite and covid free after booster vaccine number 33
if the pig dies before all the boosters are administered

it is ventilated until vaccine schedule is complete

only after full jab compliance can the inflated hog be shipped to londonostan and liverpool glasgow

NickM
NickM
Aug 26, 2021 1:49 PM
Reply to  Bruce Tonka

“I thought the Danes were smarter than that”.

Don’t be taken in by smooth, savoury schmaltz on the smorgasbord. Denmark has form: part of NATZO, troops in Syria, tried to sabotage Nord Stream.

All the Scandiwegian countries are allied with Uncle $cam against Russia for control of Arctic oil and a new global trade route the North West Passage (courtesy of global warming). The countries who brought you Con-19 and every other Con – from 911 onward – are wickedly smart.

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 27, 2021 12:31 AM
Reply to  NickM

Denmark, politically speaking, isn’t at all the country painted by the travel advertisements.
The US effectively invaded after WW2, installing military bases all over the place which nobody is supposed to talk about.

Wikipedia has very little to say on the matter, of course, but I did find the following:

“Created after World War II, the Danish Home Guard was inspired by the Danish Resistance Movement during the war. It was always implied (though never explicitly stated) that the primary objective was defence and guerrilla activity against a Soviet invasion.”

(The Danes were never seriously afraid of a Soviet invasion, but they were told by the US, as everybody else was told, that they ought to be.)

“With the defeat in 1864, Denmark had adopted a policy of neutrality. This was however abandoned after World War Two, when Denmark decided to support the UN peacekeeping forces and become a member of NATO.[7] During the Cold War, Denmark began to rebuild its military and to prepare for possible attacks by the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies. During this time Denmark participated in a number of UN peacekeeping missions including UNEF and UNFICYP.”

(This is not Danish foreign policy, but US foreign policy)

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 27, 2021 12:12 AM
Reply to  Bruce Tonka

The Danes ARE smarter than that.
Just like in the UK, it’s their politicians who are the gibbering fools.

Wizard
Wizard
Aug 26, 2021 10:58 AM
Reply to  Donald Duck

I watched John Pilger’s ‘The coming war on China’ the other night again to keep my memory fresh and can relate to the devastation caused by Western cartels to keep the money flowing because i’ve witnessed it first hand on my travels. The sickening experiments alone should have people up in arms, but here we are, comfortably numb not realizing a nuclear war could soon be a reality if the U.S can’t get it’s way.

Regarding Denmark.

We might rejoice but many businesses have and still are being devastated.
The food supply chain is next because it’s alleged there are no drivers.
Western MSM are suggesting the Army is called in to deal with the driver shortages in the UK. To me it sounds as if food rationing is on the way which will be blamed on Covid or some other external force which doesn’t exist.

NickM
NickM
Aug 26, 2021 1:23 PM
Reply to  Donald Duck

The official approval documents therefore show that these substances [laughingly called vaccines] cannot interrupt the chain of infection because the people treated with them can become infected and thus be infectious”

So there we have it: Official confirmation that Con-19 was a $cam to market expensive vaccines which do not work against a virus which does not exist using a test which is known to give false results.

Con-19 ends to make way for Con-B3. Involving the same affluent democratic freedom loving humanitarian Con-spirator regimes that brought you Con-911, Con-WMD, Con-Viagra, Con-Sarin and Con-MH17 — Denmark and Holland included.

Esmeralda
Esmeralda
Aug 26, 2021 6:18 PM
Reply to  Donald Duck

Holzeisen is an amazing force of nature. She’s actually South Tyrolean (in Italy) and it’s very comforting to me to know she exists and assists in my region.

mgeo
mgeo
Aug 27, 2021 4:11 PM
Reply to  Donald Duck

I think “same viral load” is false. The jabbed are far more infectious, as we see in the heavily jabbed countries.

Edwige
Edwige
Aug 26, 2021 9:48 AM

“the withdrawal has already drawn criticism from the bipartisan foreign policy establishment”.

What about in the UK? Surely here the two prty system works! Starmer’s speech on Afghanistan:

https://labourlist.org/2021/08/starmer-on-afghanistan-the-prime-minister-was-wrong-and-complacent/

No criticism of the initial invasion, no mention of drugs, a clear implication he wouldn’t have sanctioned withdrawn. The use of the sacrifice of the armed forces is particularly nauseating. He acts as salesman for ‘liberal interventionism’ despite it being a decade since Wikileaks showed the CIA planned to use feminism to win support for their unpopular wars. His solutions: more aid, more refugees, more military spending, more multilateralism. Any fool can see how this plugs straight in to the WEF agenda. As always, the over message is the contrast between Johnson’s “chaos” and Starmer’s “planning” i.e. technocracy.

BTW something else McCoy found was that the OSS discover Chiang Kai-Shek was funding himself through Burmese heroin. The narco-funding model was something the CIA knew about before it even existed. I also wouldn’t downplay the synthetic opioid disaster in the USA just because the MSM are reporting it long after it’ll do much good. It’s curious how we avoided most of this in the UK and why GPs weren’t encouraged to prescribe it like doctors in the US. I had a relative put on it in hospital (without any proper information needless to say) and it was terrible stuff.

NickM
NickM
Aug 26, 2021 2:06 PM
Reply to  Edwige

I know someone who was put on OxyCont by a pain clinic in Israel. It did not assuage the pain, it simply made the patient drowzy and forever demanding more. Thankfully our GP managed to get the patient off OxyCont. On the other hand, opioids are invaluable for treatment of cancer pain. It is a matter of self control and self reliance on the side of the patient, and professional integrity on the side of the physician. The Con-19 $cam has brought both sides of this health equation into sharp focus.

antitermite
antitermite
Aug 26, 2021 9:34 AM

Any country hosting a US base should be concerned that it serves as a customs-free entry / exit point for all sorts of contraband.

Cyndee J
Cyndee J
Aug 26, 2021 2:09 PM
Reply to  antitermite

Or allowing corporations to offer to come in to build dams or put up power lines, see John Perkins’ Confessions of a Third World Hitman.

NickM
NickM
Aug 26, 2021 3:41 PM
Reply to  Cyndee J

On a previous thread I read that the King of Afghanistan was offered a huge loan from the U$A to fund a U$ corporation to build a dam in the 1950s-60s. I wondered how the interest was going to be paid. Especially when it turned out that the dam did not work. The U$ engineers who built it knew it would not work. But who were they to rain on Uncle $cam’s Generosity Parade?

“Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes”.

Cyndee J
Cyndee J
Aug 26, 2021 4:04 PM
Reply to  NickM

Thanks for sharing that tidbit.

Paul_too
Paul_too
Aug 26, 2021 2:14 PM
Reply to  antitermite

Including the child-killing wives of those with diplomatic immunity, sneaked out of the UK with full impunity.