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Ten Cruel and Stupid New Republican Senators on Their Way to Washington Thanks to Democrats’ Refusal to Back Recovery Program; Obama Should Defy Threats, Sign Strong Executive Orders in Favor of Immigrants and Labor, and Await GOP Convulsions, While Avoiding Sellouts on Overseas Tax Evaders, Free Trade, and Austerity Cuts; Most GOP Austerity Governors Survive; Positive Motion on Syria and Iran; Dan Buhrdorf’s Nebraska Senate Campaign a Model for 2016; James Hinton Gets 25% in California 5; Runaway Michigan Prosecutor Sepic Demands Life Imprisonment for Civil Rights Leader Rev. Edward Pinkney

Reverend Edward Pinkney

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
TARPLEY.net – World Crisis Radio
November 8, 2014

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In a monstrous frameup, overreaching Michigan prosecutor Mike Sepic is demanding an incredible and outrageous sentence of life in prison for Reverend Edward Pinkney of Benton Harbor. Pinkney is a veteran anti-austerity and civil rights community leader of international importance; his testimony was key to convincing United Nations human rights officials to condemn policies which deprive poor people in Michigan of their human right to water.

Reverend Pinkney was been fighting trumped-up charges that he tampered with petitions in the course of his efforts to organize a recall election aiming at the ouster of Benton Harbor Mayor Hightower, an austerity enforcer and privatizer imposed by Whirlpool Corp. and Wall Street. A handwriting expert testified during the trial that Pinkney was innocent, and prosecution witnesses were discredited, but a lily-white judge, jury, and district attorney combined to railroad a conviction on the basis of zero evidence.

In the course of decades of struggle against racism and exploitation, Pinkney had been found guilty of “crimes” like buying votes (despite his meager means) and making threats (Pinkney had dared to quote the Christian Bible). Sepic is now arguing that Pinkney is a repeat offender who must be jailed for life. This must be stopped.

The Pinkney frameup is one of the greatest human rights violations in present-day America. Persons of good will all over the world must join in the effort to denounce this colossal injustice, while also helping to recruit a qualified pro bono civil rights lawyer to defend Rev. Pinkney. (Photo courtesy of Black Agenda Report)

From Messiah to Pariah: Democratic Losses Due to Obama’s Failure to Fight for a Recovery and Job Creation Program Paid for by Wall Street Sales Taxes and Cheap Fed Credit; Dan Buhrdorf’s Nebraska Senate Campaign and James Hinton’s House Effort in California 5 Demonstrate Mass Traction Potential of Tax Wall Street, Anti-Austerity Program; Minimum Wage Victories in Five States Show New Deal Is Still the American Way; Stop Persecution of Rev. Pinkney in Michigan!

Jon Stewart

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
rense.com
November 5, 2014

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The Wall Street media line for the recent elections can be summed up as “Don’t vote-Dump the Democrats-All power to mad warmonger McCain and the austerity ghoul and Koch tool Mitch McConnell!” These are the politics of despondency celebrated by the mercenary Washington mindbenders. Right on cue, the cynical nihilist Jon Stewart chimed in with the news that he personally did not think that voting was worth the effort. This message of defeatism and resignation in the face of a brutal reactionary offensive represent a form of voter suppression not qualitatively different from the GOP’s notorious voter ID measures.

November 4: Beware the GOP’s Permanent Dictatorship of Endless War and Killer Austerity

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
TARPLEY.net
November 3, 2014

Washington, Nov. 3, 2014 — The stakes in tomorrow’s election for Congress and state governors are far greater than most people imagine. On the agenda is in fact a giant step towards the Republican strategy of setting up a permanent dictatorship of endless war and genocidal austerity against the American people, all done while respecting and legal formalities to con voters into passivity, apathy, and resignation. In particular, Republican control of the United States Senate will almost certainly mean an immediate shift towards wider war in the Middle East, combined with draconian cuts in social programs, causing many Americans to lose their lives.

Most voters are unaware of these high-stakes, partly because of the determination of the Wall Street media to prop up the Republicans as a force for austerity, and partly because of the impotence of the Democratic Party in calling attention to these outrageous and scandalous statements. Where, one might ask, is the Democratic War Room? Where is the coordinated messaging from the White House and the cabinet? Where is the withering barrage from Democratic members of Congress? The Democrats, it would seem, are suffering from the long hangover from the broken promises of Obama’s 2008 messianic campaign, which have long since been supplanted by the daily reality of weakness, recklessness, and relentless capitulation to the demands of Wall Street. Even so, Obama still represents less war and less austerity than his Republican challengers. It makes no sense to attack Obama when politicians like McCain and Graham are issuing lunatic demands for bigger debacles.

Democrats Have No Job Creation Program

The main responsibility for the low ebb of Democratic fortunes belongs to Obama. The only way to defeat Republicans is by fighting them on the basis of a strong populist economic program designed to help struggling working families at the expense of Wall Street interests. But the position of the Obama administration in the second term has been the foolish assertion that the depression is over, the recovery is in full swing, and that therefore a job program or credit stimulus program is no longer necessary. Instead, Obama has given great attention to the Republican War on Women, and to Republican hostility towards immigrants and immigration. Because of this misplaced emphasis, Obama’s occasional attempts to gain traction on the minimum wage and the related issue of income inequality have not been successful. Notwithstanding this, the Democratic campaigners who have done best in the current environment are those who have built their own efforts around anti-Wall Street economic populism.

McCain Promises US Divisions in Iraq and Syria, Eyes Ukraine

The best kept secrets of the 2014 election come, first of all, from the lunatic warmonger Senator John McCain of Arizona, who has formally pledged to use GOP control of the Senate to embroil our nation in more catastrophic foreign adventures. Speaking of Obama’s Middle East policy to a mid-October gathering of the Pacific Council on International Policy, McCain declared: “Frankly, I know of no military expert who believes we are going to defeat ISIS with this present strategy…. We may be able to ‘contain,’ but to actually defeat ISIS is going to require more boots on the ground, more vigorous strikes, more special forces, further arming the Kurdish peshmerga forces and creating a no-fly zone and buffer zone in Syria.” Here is an open demand for infantry and tank divisions to be committed once again to this graveyard of empires, coming from the politician who will chair the Senate Armed Services Committee in case the Republicans win. This is a voting issue, and would already doom the Republicans to decisive defeat, but the American people, sick of war as they are, have not been informed of what is in store for them. Nor is the warmonger McCain the only voice calling for a new land war in Southwest Asia. As Huffington Post has pointed out, similar calls for the extensive deployment of land forces against ISIS have already been issued by such top GOP figures as House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Rep. John Fleming (R-La.), Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.), Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.). (Huffington Post, October 20, 2014) “Vote Yourself a War” would be an honest election slogan for the GOP.

McCain Cavorted with Cannibal, Kidnapper, and Caliph

Not only has McCain committed to wars far wider than those of Bush and Obama, he has been caught red-handed fraternizing and collaborating with the deadly enemies of the United States. Authoritative photographic evidence, readily found on the internet (try TARPLEY.net for starters), shows McCain, meeting under the auspices of suspect Hill staffer Mouaz Mustafa in April, 2013 in Idlib, Syria with Ibrahim al-Badri, who was at that time already operating as boss of the ISIS terrorist movement under the name of al-Baghdadi, and who would shortly begin masquerading as Caliph Ibrahim of the self-styled “Islamic State” — the person who will answer at Nuremberg for the repeated and public massacres he has ordered. Also on hand for the festivities with McCain was none other than Abu Sakker, the cannibal whose face is all over the Internet as he greedily devours the heart and lungs of a slain victim. Among those present was also the brigand guilty of kidnapping and extortion in the case of 12 Shiite religious pilgrims held by the terrorist “Northern Storm Brigade” under the accusation of working for Hezbollah. (see LiveLeak) In a sane society, the question would be when McCain’s treason trial would begin, or when he would be dragged off to the Leavenworth stockade. Instead, in the current madhouse, McCain is in line to become even more influential over US foreign policy and military actions abroad. Widespread rage against “Walnuts” McCain has been expressed on twitter in the #ArrestMcCainForISIS campaign. We must also remember that McCain is every bit as big a warmonger in Ukraine against Russia as he is in the Middle East. McCain’s mania for confrontation with Russia makes him a direct threat to the lives and the future of every man, woman, and child in the United States and around the world. If McCain is not jailed for treason, he should at least be committed to the nearest insane asylum. Continue reading November 4: Beware the GOP’s Permanent Dictatorship of Endless War and Killer Austerity »

Reactionary Republicans in Bid to Seize Senate for Wider Wars and Crushing Austerity; Coming Emergency Regime of “Sit Down and Shut Up!” to Be Modeled on Austerity Ghouls and Unionbusters Walker in Wisconsin, Snyder in Michigan, Scott in Florida, Brownback in Kansas; Obama Under Control of Czars Loyal to Wall Street; Vote Tax Wall Street Candidates in Nebraska, California, and New York for Program Democrats Lack

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
TARPLEY.net – World Crisis Radio
November 1, 2014

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Dan Buhrdorf

James Hinton

Brian Jones

Howie Hawkins

 

Vote to Block Reactionary Republican Senate Takeover, Defend Unions and Voting Rights, Prevent Permanent Koch Dictatorship of McCain’s Endless Wars and McConnell’s Genocidal Austerity

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
United Front Radio
November 1, 2014

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$3 to $4 Trillion Wasted by Bernanke-Yellen Fed on Propping Up Toxic Bankrupt Derivatives (“Quantitative Easing”) if Used for Infrastructure Could Have Launched Productive Recovery in Capital Goods Sector; Draghi’s Flailing Shows Central Bankers Are Clueless; Long-Term Fed Credit Stimulus for Reconstruction and Development At or Near 0% Interest Remains the Only Road; Peak Oil a Scam

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
INNINN World Report with Tom Kiely
November 1, 2014

Originally broadcast on October 9, 2014

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Republican Control of Congress Spells Koch Dictatorship, with McCain’s Invasions of Syria and Iraq Plus McConnell’s Deadly Austerity and Unionbusting, so Vote for Divided Government; United Nations Human Rights Officials Meet with Rev. Edward Pinkney, Call on Michigan Gov. Snyder’s Thugs to Respect the Human Right to Water; #ArrestMcCain4ISIS!

Vote Dan Buhrdorf for Senate in Nebraska, James Hinton for Congress in California’s 5th CD

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
TARPLEY.net – World Crisis Radio
October 25, 2014

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New York Times Tries and Fails to Cover Up Extensive Links to ISIS by Senator McCain, Chairman of the International Republican Institute, National Endowment For Democracy

Brandon Turbeville
Activist Post
October 21, 2014

McCain Treason

“Conspiracy Theory!!!” cried the New York Times in its recent attempt to defend John McCain against revelations that show the Senator from Arizona providing material support to terrorism. The NY Times was called into action to “debunk” the evidence that McCain had met with terrorists, cannibals, and ISIS militants in Syria after the photographs of those meetings began circulating in the alternative media and more mainstream figures began to pick up on and run with them over the last few months.

From the New York Times, Rick Gladstone writes,

Senator John McCain was one of the earliest advocates of American military action against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. So it has been vexing for Mr. McCain to be battling persistent — and false — Internet rumors that he not only helped invent the group but also knows its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed caliph of the Muslim world and America’s latest Public Enemy No. 1.

The rumors are based partly on images of a Syrian fighter who resembles Mr. Baghdadi, seen in photographs with Mr. McCain — some originally posted on Twitter by the senator — during his visit in May 2013 to northern Syria. He met members of the Free Syrian Army, an insurgent group that opposes ISIS and that President Obama, in a speech Wednesday on his new strategy for battling ISIS, has vowed to strengthen.

Nurtured by conspiracy blogposts, social media and photo-altering tricks, the false rumors of Mr. McCain’s relationship with ISIS have taken on a life of their own.

While the NY Times denies the photographs showing John McCain and Baghdadi together, it freely admits that McCain met with the Free Syrian Army, itself a terrorist organization responsible for indiscriminate killings, imposition of sharia law, murders, rapes, cannibalism and more.

Although Gladstone and the NY Times attempt to portray the FSA as moderate rebels, the writer and the publication should remember one of its own articles from as far back as April, 2013, written by Ben Hubbard. Hubbard wrote,

In Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, rebels aligned with Al Qaeda control the power plant, run the bakeries and head a court that applies Islamic law. Elsewhere, they have seized government oil fields, put employees back to work and now profit from the crude they produce. 

Across Syria, rebel-held areas are dotted with Islamic courts staffed by lawyers and clerics, and by fighting brigades led by extremists. Even the Supreme Military Council, the umbrella rebel organization whose formation the West had hoped would sideline radical groups, is stocked with commanders who want to infuse Islamic law into a future Syrian government. 

Nowhere in rebel-controlled Syria is there a secular fighting force to speak of. [emphasis added]

Even one of the FSA commanders, Bassel Idriss, recently admitted to openly collaborating with ISIS and al-Nusra, revealing yet another example of the fact that the “moderate rebels” are not moderate at all. Continue reading New York Times Tries and Fails to Cover Up Extensive Links to ISIS by Senator McCain, Chairman of the International Republican Institute, National Endowment For Democracy »

Tax Wall Street Party Moving World History: Kurdish Valor Plus More US Sorties Yield Signal ISIS Defeat Before Kobane; Terrorists Exposed as Paper Tiger if Foes Fight Back; Lack of Ebola Vaccine Teaching Millions That Austerity Cuts Do Indeed Kill, As Rick Perry’s Underfunded Texas Tea Party Health System Spreads Plagues; Flash Boys Bring Wall Street Back to the Brink; Escalate Towards Elections with #ArrestMcCain4ISIS

Kobane ISIS crushed

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
TARPLEY.net – World Crisis Radio
October 18, 2014

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Tax Wall Street Party campaigns are bearing fruit: our agitation against McCain and to end the phony war of appeasing terrorism with token bombing has contributed to an increase of US sorties, bringing about a decisive defeat of ISIS at Kobane, Syria. With this, the US media hype portraying ISIS as invincible falls to the ground, preparing the annihilation of this terrorist congeries.

TX Gov. Rick Perry

The realization that, were it not for the budget cuts and sequester sabotage imposed by the Tea Party Republicans, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) might already have a vaccine for Ebola is teaching millions what we have been arguing for years — that budget cuts kill, austerity cuts are genocide, whether they be Republican or Democratic in origin. In addition, the Ebola chaos in Dallas, Texas has underlined that Gov. Rick Perry’s arch-Republican austerity regime has given that state the worst public health system in the US, inflicting needless health emergencies on the rest of us. Perry has done far more damage than Obama. With this, the myth of Texas as the free enterprise paradise falls, revealing a backward, low-wage, dead-end state.

But despite the spectacular failure of Perry’s Texas health system, the Democratic National Committee and its House and Senate campaign arms appear asleep. Why let reactionaries blame the fiascos of Perry’s Texas on the Obama White House? Where is the War Room? Where is the counterpunch? Where is the coordinated barrage by members of Congress? With the Wall Street Democrats incapable of fighting, it falls to persons of good will to save the country from the horrors of the looming Republican austerity dictatorship.

From now through November 4, let the watchword be: #ArrestMcCain4ISIS!

 

GLORIA Think Tank of Herzliya Israel Reports ISIS Butchers Attacked Kurds Around Kobane with Poison Gas in July-Mustard Gas Seen as Likely Agent

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
PressTVPressTV
October 14, 2014