CIA and NSA Spooks on Limbaugh Program Promise Cyber Surprise in Form of Massive Pro-Trump Data Dump in October, but Fail to Ask Why Hostile Foreign Powers Prefer Trump

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ASNAmerican System Network|Thursday, August 18, 2016

State Department, NSA, DNC, Clinton Foundation All Under Attack; Where Is NSA Cyber Command Boss Keith Alexander and Why Is He Not Accountable for Cyber Attacks on US?; Goldman Sachs Banker Bannon, as Vindictive as Goebbels, Would Use Government Power to Crush Political Rivals; Breitbart Called Him the “Leni Riefenstahl of the Tea Party,” a Reference to Nazi Filmmaker Who Directed “The Triumph of the Will”; Austerity Ghoul Kellyann Conway Wants to Win Suburban Women for Attempt to Destroy Obamacare, Leaving 21 Million Americans with No Insurance; Trump’s Latest Appointments Speed Breakup of GOP; Jill Stein of Green Party Strikes Out in CNN Town Hall


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More Chaos in Flailing Trump Campaign as Fascist Billionaire Demotes Manafort of Ukrainian Mafia, Makes Extremist Ideologue and Goldman Sachs Banker Stephen Bannon of Neofascist Breitbart News Campaign CEO

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ASNAmerican System Network|Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Establishment Hack Kellyann Conway Will Be Campaign Manager Traveling with Trump; Both New Hires Are Reportedly Creatures of the Super-Rich Mercer Family; Bannon Entourage Includes Alt-Right Valkyries; Neither Bannon nor Conway Has Run National Campaign, and Neither Enhances Trump’s Ability to Win in Decisive Moderate Suburbs; Pick of Vicious Wild Manbannon Increases Chances Trump Will Be Dumped by GOP Money Machine in Coming Weeks; Trump Campaign Is Now Little More Than a Bet on Coming October Surprise of Terrorism, Cyber Attacks, and Financial Panic; Thousands of Mental Health Professionals Sign Manifesto of Citizen Therapists Against Trumpism

US-Russian Talks Continue on Joint Anti-Terror Coordination Center in Jordan; Russian Bombers Flying from Iran Pound Syrian Terrorist Rebels

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ASNAmerican System Network|Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Trump Foreign Policy Rant Effective Only on Gullible Who Don’t Know Islamic State Is Being Defeated; After Liberation of Manbij from ISIS Nightmare, Kurdish-Arab-US Forces Move Towards Capture of ISIS Capital in Raqqa; Iraqis Ready Assault on ISIS-Held Mosul; Jill Stein Apologizes for Defeating Terrorists; Her Status as Left Wing of Trump Fascism a Growing Scandal; Social Media Must Help Defeat Trump Dictatorship by Countering Green Party Propaganda Broadcast Wednesday Evening 9pm on CNN

THAAD System is Purely Defensive Measure for South Korea Faced by DPRK Madmen; China Must be Warned to Stop Issuing Threats of Force over Outrageous South China Sea Ocean Grab; Beijing’s Reckless Adventurism is Product of Xi’s Unpopularity Due to Failed Economic and Financial Management, Aggressive British-Chinese Alliance

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
August 16, 2016

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World Premiere Edition of the American System, an Anti-Wall Street Internet Radio Program in Support of the American System of Political Economy, Combining the Science of Economic Program with Revolutionary Activism

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Morning Briefing | Monday, August 15, 2016

Dear Friends –

Today Marks the First Broadcast of the American System, a Daily Internet Radio Program Airing Weekdays at 9pm. You Are All Cordially Invited to Join Us Starting Tonight. Please Go to AmericanSystem.TV and Subscribe Now!

The Morning Briefing has appeared in print form since early March 2015 and now will be making the transition to a one hour daily internet radio broadcast live at 9pm. This shift comes in response to widespread requests from our readers, many of whom find audio more accessible and convenient. This program will be called THE AMERICAN SYSTEM. Launching this program is our reply to the acute crisis of leadership and ideas in the United States especially, and also around the world.

Our show name harkens back to Alexander Hamilton and Henry Clay, with clear implications of pro-development dirigism and protectionism. We intend to show the way to an economic recovery, full employment, a rising standard of living, and the full array of modern cultural, scientific, technical, and industrial progress. Our initial target is the creation of 40 million jobs at union wages. On the basis of shared economic prosperity, we propose to build a permanent international peace order.

We are optimistic that our new daily audio broadcast format will increase the impact of our ideas and make your political activism much more effective.

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Psychotic Trump Now Says His Claim Obama Founded ISIS Was Merely “Sarcastic”

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Morning Briefing | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Real Founders of ISIS Were Bush, Cheney, and Gen. Petraeus Through Surge and “Anbar Awakening”; Trump Great Admirer of Disgraced Neocon Petraeus; Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy Must Enforce Law on Violent Threats Against Trump or Face Ouster; Tax Wall Street Party Call for Special Session of Congress to Fund Fight Against Zika Reported on NPR; Seventy GOP Operatives Demand That Priebus Implement Plan to Dump Trump, Use Funds to Save Congress; 22 Current and Former Republicans from Senate and House Reject Fascist Billionaire; Green Party Ideologist Chris Hedges Projects Calvinist “Absolute Depravity” on American People, Denies Possibility for Human Progress; Social Media Needed to Expose August 17 CNN Green Town Hall; Bill Maher Right That There Is No Place for Boutique Issues in an Armageddon Election

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August 13, 2016

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Starting on Monday, August 15, 2016 this Morning Briefing, which has appeared in print form since early March 2015, will be making the transition to a one hour daily internet radio broadcast. This shift comes in response to widespread requests from our readers, many of whom find audio more accessible and convenient. This program will be called THE AMERICAN SYSTEM. Launching this program is our reply to the acute crisis of leadership and ideas in the United States especially, and also around the world.

Our new name harkens back to Alexander Hamilton and Henry Clay, with clear implications of pro-development dirigism and protectionism. We intend to show the way to an economic recovery, full employment, a rising standard of living, and the full array of modern cultural, scientific, technical, and industrial progress. Our initial target is the creation of 40 million jobs at union wages. On the basis of shared economic prosperity, we propose to build a permanent international peace order.

We are optimistic that our new daily audio broadcast format will increase our audience and the impact of our ideas.

With thanks for your continuing support,
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Hillary or Trump? Advice for the Undecided

By Jeffrey Jackson, Legal Advisor to the Tax Wall Street Party

This presidential election cycle pits the two most unpopular candidates in American history against each other. Hillary Clinton is a notorious warmonger and conniver, and Donald Trump, a relative newcomer to the political scene this election cycle, has exposed himself as a vehement and psychotic Nazi-fascist. Since Hillary and the fascist Trump were nominated in July, many independent voters have faced a dilemma: do I support the devil I don’t know (Trump), or the devil I do know (Hillary)? The answer is obviously to do everything to see that the fascist Trump is defeated, using whatever political tools are at hand. When faced with a choice between a fascist and a non-fascist, the answer must be to smash fascism every time.

Domestically, Hillary is a proven servant of the money center Wall Street banks and hedge funds. She has collected hundreds of thousands in speaking fees and tens of millions in campaign contributions from Wall Street. It has also recently become apparent that Hillary probably engaged in graft involving conflicts with her role at the Clinton Foundation and her duties as Secretary of State. Force her to adopt the Wall Street Sales Tax which Bernie campaigned for as a means of separating her from Wall Street. Make her pledge to nationalize the Federal Reserve to create $6.5 trillion in 0% Long-term federal credit for 30 million infrastructure jobs and removing the student loan debt burden. The Bernie Sanders campaign has made considerable progress on these issues, and only a fool would throw all this work away to follow a lying demagogue like Trump. In some ways this should be a time of optimism for the Left’s recent progress and definitely NOT the time to duck and run and become a defector for Trump. The newly energized Left mass movement should begin organizing to defeat Trump and box in Hillary.

In foreign policy, Hillary is a notorious warmonger and hawk. Bernie Sanders would have been well advised to use his political capital and support base to extract a pledge from Hillary to get a congressional declaration of war before opening any new fighting fronts. In fact, Bernie should do this right now. He should also bash Trump by challenging him to make this same commitment, which he does not want to do. The Tax Wall Street Party was sometimes reticent about Bernie specifically because of the issue of war and peace and his faulty foreign policy. http://twsp.us/search/node/bernie%20sanders%20saudi%20arabia

TWSP alluded to these and many of Hillary’s other negative qualities in the May 5, 2016 Morning Briefing wherein Chairwoman Daniela Walls made the case for Bernie Sanders over Hillary. But despite all that is upsetting about Hillary, is she a fascist? The answer is objectively ‘no,’ Hillary is not a fascist. Of the two candidates for President, Donald Trump is the fascist. It is important during this election for every voter to become educated about what fascism is and what it is not. The definition is not subjective. A basic Wikipedia search is a fine place to start https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fascism

While studying we must conscientiously ask ourselves, how much of this resembles Trump?

Fascism is a mass movement of irrationality around a single charismatic and demagogic leader who is often considered infallible. Trump has proven to be as irrational as one can imagine. Trump’s followers throw all reason out the window to support his outrageous proclamations. One need only look to Trump’s litany of campaign promises that have no basis in reality and the implementation of which rely solely on the magnetism of Trump’s will. A few examples that will suffice include Trump’s promise to make Mexico build a border wall, Trump’s statement that he will unilaterally withdraw the U.S. from NATO, Trump’s blanket assertion that he will re-write all of our trade deals so we can be ‘winners’ again, and Trump’s threat to default on the national debt. There are countless more examples of Trump’s psychotic irrationality and magical thinking in his campaign. If darkness descends and Trump is elected, the only winner will be Trump as he privatizes our public services and national landmarks. Who let Trump have the Washington DC post office? How did Trump get Mar-a-Lago which was willed to the US Government by Marjorie Merriweather Post to serve as a Southern White House? Who will let Trump get his hands on our American assets? What else will he confiscate in office for himself and his billionaire friends?

Hillary’s campaign on the other hand, does not meet the fascist minimum and she is not technically a psychotic. Say what you will about her lack of a soul, but she does not make campaign promises that have absolutely no basis in logic or fact. Hillary does not make promises that she claims she can deliver on by the sheer force of her will alone. Hillary resembles and possesses most of the negative qualities of a late-imperial, corrupt bourgeois politician. Her irrationality resides in her belief that she must always be the biggest war hawk in the room to avoid disparagement as a weak woman, but that does not make her psychotic. No matter how much you hate Hillary, fascist and psychotic have definitions that must be scrutinized immediately by every voter.

The only reasonable bet is to defeat Trump and then box Hillary in between Congress and an aroused citizenry not willing to tolerate any more suicidal wars. If Hillary starts new conflicts, she will soon be swept away. Better a revived anti-war movement against Hillary than Trump’s jackboots at YOUR door, every hard-won economic right stripped, laws changed to suit Trump’s ego, the further deregulation of Wall Street and so on. When these things are taken away it doesn’t necessarily take generations for them to be won back; many times, they never come back.

Fascism creates a cult of violence. When Trump was campaigning in the primary, people were shocked that, at event after event, he would incite violence against protesters. He even offered to pay the legal bills of those who may face charges for beating up anti-Trump protesters. Trump’s latest incitement to violence occurred when he implied “2nd Amendment people” could assassinate Hillary and the Supreme Court Justices she may later appoint if she wins the election. Trump has also expressed a fascination with using nuclear weapons, which has raised the specter of Trump’s obsession with violence to civilization-ending levels. There has been dangerous myth perpetuated in this election that Trump is a non-interventionist. Trump is more menacing, wild and hawkish than Hillary when it comes to war and we should not want to wait and find out how true this statement is.

Hillary is warmonger – but she is a conventional warmonger – Hillary and Bill ran the White House for eight years, and there was no thermonuclear exchange. with Trump, war could break out any time he gets up on the wrong side of bed. Obsession with nuclear weapons and his bellicose rhetoric make him utterly disqualified from possessing the nuclear launch codes. Trump heads a violent fascist mass movement including neo-Nazis, the KKK, and his new voter intimidation squads. Hillary has no mass movement, as she found out during the primaries. Just because Trump is politically incorrect does not make him the antidote to the existing corruption of the ruling political class to which Hillary belongs. Such an analysis is painfully lacking in depth and wisdom. Political correctness is bad, but fascism a la Trump is far worse.

Fascism is infested with racism and scapegoating. Trump has produced countless examples of his racist mindset, the most-cited being when he said Mexican immigrants are rapists and murderers, when he called the Indiana-born federal judge overseeing the Trump University lawsuit unfit due to his Mexican heritage, and when he called for blanket ban on all Muslims entering the U.S. Trump diverts attention from the misdeeds coming from the real centers of power on Wall Street by scapegoating immigrants and foreign countries for our internal economic and social problems. This has always been a classic fascist technique and was utilized heavily by Hitler in particular during his rise to power in the early 1930s.

Hillary, on the other hand, does not offer scapegoats based on arbitrary characteristics like race and religion. Not scapegoating based on race and religion is not a scourge of political correctness; rather it is a sign of common decency in a civilized society. Trump’s rhetoric about race and religion (which his mostly uneducated followers seize upon with angry fervor) can only deepen societal rifts in our diverse nation. Trump preaches racism both overtly and covertly and divisiveness on a scale never seen before in a Presidential election.

In conclusion, as an active participant in this democracy, the onus cannot be placed wholly on Webster Tarpley and the TWSP/UFAA to prove to YOU that Trump is a fascist and Hillary is not, YOU must start doing your own due diligence.

Trump’s Fascism and Psychosis Make Him Far too Dangerous for the Presidency; His Main Hope is an October Surprise of Terrorism; Islamophobic Candidate Wants to Use Nuclear Weapons in Middle East; Would Sabotage Iran-US Nuclear Accord, Ruin Emerging Détente

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
August 11, 2016

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Aftermath of Assassination Threats Shows Trump Demands to Be Above the Law

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Morning Briefing | Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Former CIA/NSA Boss Hayden Says Average Person Would Have Been Severely Interrogated After Inciting Violence Against Presidential Candidate and Supremes, but the Fascist Billionaire Still Walks Free; Trump Seen Worldwide as “Assassination Dog Whistle,” “Instigating Violence,” and “A Bloody Train Wreck,” “Galvanizing Far-Right Militias”; Secret Service Admonishes Trump Staffers, but He Denies Everything; In Unusual Move, German Foreign Ministry Formally Warns Against a Trump Presidency; Disgraced GOP Pedophile Ex-Congressman Special Guest at Trump Rally

Starting on Monday, August 15, 2016 this Morning Briefing, which has appeared in print form since early March 2015, will be making the transition to a one hour daily internet radio broadcast. This shift comes in response to widespread requests from our readers, many of whom find audio more accessible and convenient. This program will be called THE AMERICAN SYSTEM. Launching this program is our reply to the acute crisis of leadership and ideas in the United States especially, and also around the world.

Our new name harkens back to Alexander Hamilton and Henry Clay, with clear implications of pro-development dirigism and protectionism. We intend to show the way to an economic recovery, full employment, a rising standard of living, and the full array of modern cultural, scientific, technical, and industrial progress. Our initial target is the creation of 40 million jobs at union wages. On the basis of shared economic prosperity, we propose to build a permanent international peace order.

We are optimistic that our new daily audio broadcast format will increase our audience and the impact of our ideas.

We will announce the full details of how to subscribe during the evening of Saturday, August 11.

With thanks for your continuing support,
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Daily News

New York Daily News and the Washington Post have called on him to drop out of contention in the presidential race. But Trump, as usual, refuses to be accountable or even to live in the real world; he is attributing the backlash against him to a carefully orchestrated media campaign, and nothing more. Trump is a radical subjectivist who systematically denies reality, in large part because of his megalomaniac personality needs. There has never been a more dangerous candidate.

Various veterans of the US Secret Service have stressed in cable interviews over the last 24 hours that death threats have to be considered from the point of view of their explicit content, but also taking into account the authority and persuasive power of the person who is issuing the threats. This means that someone like Trump, who has many times successfully ordered his followers to beat up protesters at his rallies, has a greater responsibility because of the tremendous publicity given by the corrupt media to his every psychotic outburst.

General Michael Hayden, a four-star general who has also been the boss of the CIA and the NSA, was asked on CNN whether a threat like Trump’s would be taken seriously. His answer was to note that if an average person had made this remark within the earshot of the Secret Service at the entrance to a presidential event, that person would have been held for questioning in the back of a police van. As the CNN website stated:

‘Former CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden says if anyone else had made a similar comment that Donald Trump did about the “Second Amendment people” stopping Hillary Clinton, they would be questioned by the Secret Service.’

So has Trump been formally interrogated, since he is obviously the perpetrator? The answer seems to be no. Jim Sciutto of CNN reported during the afternoon that an unimpeachable source of his at the Secret Service had confirmed that the Secret Service, which had yesterday tweeted that it was “aware” of Trump’s statements, had indeed contacted the Trump campaign for conversations of an unspecified nature. As Sciutto wrote:

‘A US Secret Service official confirms to CNN that the USSS has spoken to the Trump campaign regarding his Second Amendment comments. “There has been more than one conversation” on the topic, the official told CNN. But it’s unclear at what level in the campaign structure the conversations occurred. The campaign told the USSS that Donald Trump did not intend to incite violence, according to the official. “No such meeting or conversation ever happened,” Trump tweeted in response to CNN’s report.’

Trump, as we see, has simply denied everything, dismissing it as a hallucination of the corrupt mass media. Trump especially denies that the Secret Service has contacted his campaign, since to acknowledge this would force him to admit that something untoward had come out of his incontinent mouth. Either that, or start attacking the Secret Service, an eventuality which cannot be excluded.

Around the world, rejection of Trump is escalating. The German Foreign Ministry in Berlin has formally warned against the election of Trump, thus giving up their previous neutrality – a highly unusual move and a very big deal.1 Le Monde of Paris concluded that Trump’s recent outrages add up to “One provocation too many.”2 Corriere della Sera of Milan writes that Trump’s comment has “unleashed many polemics because it is being interpreted as instigation of violence.”3

In the meantime, a deranged rock climber spent several hours suspended from suction cups on the facade of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. This person, who must surely be considered mentally disturbed, left a bizarre video statement and is currently undergoing a psychological examination. This entire affair looks very much like a sympathy gag deliberately manufactured by the intelligence community forces above, behind, and beyond Trump to gin up some good will, by showing that Trump’s life is in danger too.

The New Yorker correctly dismisses the Trump smokescreen that he was talking about political action by Second Amendment activists before the election. Trump’s obvious assumption in his infamous remark was that the presidential election was already lost, and President Hillary Clinton was appointing her supposedly anti-gun Supreme Court justices. That was when the shooting would start:

‘It was clear that Trump had been talking about what “Second Amendment people” could do after losing the vote. For anyone who cares about the future of American politics, the comment represents a dwindling commitment to politics itself, to the notion that, through rhetoric and competition, we might find a common way as a people. Instead, the Republican candidate made a casual nod to the final force of arms. At this stage, so little that Trump says shocks us, but, now and then, it is worth stepping back and regarding the full damage of it all: the wounds to our fading global image of openness and generosity; the stomping on our admiration for intelligence, eloquence, or honesty; and now the blithe contempt for safe and civil government. For some, the spirit of violence that has crept into the campaign has been difficult to watch without offering a warning. Last month, the Republican National Convention framed the Democratic nominee as a criminal, a traitor, and a cold-blooded schemer, who, in the words of one speaker, is “personally responsible” for the deaths of Americans in Benghazi. After watching the Convention, Chemi Shalev, a veteran Israeli reporter for Haaretz, wrote that “many Republicans conveniently ignore the fact that words can kill.” He continued:

There are enough people with a tendency for violence that cannot distinguish between political stagecraft and practical exhortations to rescue the country by any available means. If anyone has doubts, they could use a short session with Yigal Amir, Yitzhak Rabin’s assassin, who was inspired by the rabid rhetoric hurled at the Israeli prime minister in the wake of the Oslo Accords. After Rabin was gone, the inciters washed their hands and denied responsibility.

As Trump’s words spread [yesterday], Senator Chris Murphy, of Connecticut, where a troubled young man massacred twenty-six people at Sandy Hook Elementary School, took to Twitter. “This isn’t play,” he wrote. “Unstable people with powerful guns and an unhinged hatred for Hillary are listening to you, @realDonaldTrump.”’4

From Rolling Stone to the London Guardian, intelligence reporters had no trouble in figuring out that Trump was inciting his followers to assassinate Hillary Clinton, along with one or more Supreme Court Justices. Here is the take from the New York Times:

‘Three months from the presidential election, and one day after his running mate promised “specific policy proposals for how we rebuild this country at home and abroad,” Americans find themselves asking whether Donald Trump has called for the assassination of Hillary Clinton.

Trump’s incitement to violence and terrorism lives above all in the here and now, in the context of the strategy of tension and August-September-October Surprise events designed to stampede voters into his column and give him the seizure of power he demands.

In the London Guardian, columnist Lucia Graves’ piece was entitled: “This is Donald Trump at his lowest yet: a man hinting at murder.” Here we read:

‘Donald Trump has long held that Hillary Clinton is stealing the election. But on Tuesday he suggested something even darker and more sinister: that his supporters resolve the issue with guns…. I’ve no doubt that it’s an unequivocal call for the use of gun violence to upend democracy and one for which Trump should not be given the benefit of the doubt. This is a new low even for Trump, who’s been accused of inciting general violence and has verbally attacked individuals from Khizr Khan to Rosie O’Donnell. But he’s never seemed to incite it against individuals – until now. Gabby Giffords drove home that point and the pernicious effect those words could have on the unstable, in a statement released Tuesday. “We must draw a bright red line between political speech and suggestions of violence,” she said. “Responsible, stable individuals won’t take Trump’s rhetoric to its literal end, but his words may provide a magnet for those seeking infamy. They may provide inspiration or permission for those bent on bloodshed.”5

Giffords is widely considered a victim of the pervasive climate of hatred and violence aroused by the 2010 GOP Tea Party candidates, especially Sharron Angle of Nevada and her demagogy of “second amendment remedies” like Shooting Senator Harry Reed. Who could doubt that there are enough weak minded and suggestible people at a Trump rally to make his incitements into a clear and present danger for the individuals targeted, and for society in general?

Former Congressman Joe Scarborough of Florida, the co-host and namesake of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, is looking a like Doctor Frankenstein, since he and his sidekick Mika Brzezinski did so much to build up the fortunes and credibility of the fascist billionaire, before becoming increasingly critical of him over recent months. Still, better late than never. Scarborough now writes in the Washington Post that the GOP needs to dump its current candidate before “something terrible happens”:

‘We are in uncharted waters but that does not mean that the way forward is not clear. It is. The Secret Service should interview Donald Trump and ask him to explain his threatening comments. Paul Ryan and every Republican leader should denounce in the strongest terms their GOP nominee, suggesting conservatives could find the Supreme Court more favorable to their desires if his political rival was assassinated. Paul Ryan and every Republican leader should revoke their endorsement of Donald Trump. At this point, what else could Trump do that would be worse than implying the positive impact of a political assassination? The Republican Party needs to start examining quickly their options for removing the Republican nominee. A bloody line has been crossed that cannot be ignored. At long last, Donald Trump has left the Republican Party few options but to act decisively and get this political train wreck off the tracks before something terrible happens.’6

The Tax Wall Street Party repeats its call for Trump to be arrested and held “until we can figure out what’s going on.” Trump has attempted to call in cyber strikes by foreign powers to facilitate his election victory. Cyber attacks can kill thousands, so Trump calling in attacks from hackers can be the leading edge of something much bigger, including the disruption of electrical grids, transportation systems, and nuclear power plants. Trump must also be investigated for issuing his invitation to the hackers of the world to attack the United States. Trump is also being asked why he endorsed one of his campaign officials who had previously called for Hillary Clinton to be executed for high treason. Above all, Trump must be required to explain why he has incited the assassination of his opponent, and members of the US federal judiciary. No more coddling of fascism.
The US Constitution and Trump cannot coexist.


  1. “Das Auswärtige Amt hat vor der Wahl Donald Trumps zum amerikanischen Präsidenten gewarnt. Damit gab die Bundesregierung ihre bisherige Neutralität auf. Trump hatte immer wieder für Schlagzeilen gesorgt, zuletzt mit einer zweideutigen Äußerung, wonach seine Rivalin Hillary Clinton womöglich mit Hilfe von Waffenbesitzern gestoppt werden könne.” http://www.lemonde.fr/elections-americaines/article/2016/08/03/la-provocation-de-trop-de-donald-trump_4977807_829254.html
  2. “La provocation de trop de Donald Trump,” http://www.lemonde.fr/elections-americaines/article/2016/08/03/la-provocation-de-trop-de-donald-trump_4977807_829254.html
  3. “La frase, che ha già scatenato numerose polemiche essendo stata interpretata come un’istigazione alla violenza, è stata pronunciata dal tycoon durante un comizio a Wilmington, in North Carolina.” http://www.corriere.it/esteri/16_agosto_09/trump-shock-chi-possiede-armi-potrebbe-fermare-hillary-clinton-e4f600b4-5e6f-11e6-bfed-33aa6b5e1635.shtml?refresh_ce-cp
  4. http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/why-gun-owners-should-reject-trumps-call-to-second-amendment-people
  5. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/aug/09/donald-trump-second-amendment-quote-hillary-clinton
  6. https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2016/08/09/the-gop-must-dump-trump/?utm_term=.66e4e8eba32a

Pro-Trump August Surprise Terrorist Attacks May Be Imminent After GOP Candidate Incites His Followers to Assassinate Hillary Clinton and Supreme Court Justices over Allegedly Planned Gun Restrictions

Secret Service Must Investigate Fascist Billionaire; Maximum Vigilance Needed; Trump Cratering in National and State Polls; Defections from GOP Increase

Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D.
August 10, 2016

Today, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump crossed into the terrain of illegality by inciting his followers to assassinate Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and unspecified members of the United States Supreme Court to stop what Trump claimed was a plan to seize firearms by rescinding the Second Amendment in a coming Clinton administration. This was unmistakably a death threat, a fact which no amount of prevarication and spin can be allowed to hide. It was more than a death threat, because it constituted a direct invitation to Trump’s crazed followers to exercise the “Second Amendment remedies” which had been a centerpiece of the losing Senate campaign of Tea Party fanatic Sharron Angle in 2010.

At that time, everyone knew very well what “Second Amendment remedies” meant. It was a call for the assassination of Democratic Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, and of other Democratic elected officials. According to Congressman John Lewis, Angle’s call for “Second Amendment remedies” in the fall of 2010 was a contributing cause to the Tucson massacre of January 2011, in which Jared Lee Loughner killed six people and wounded 14, among them Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who is maimed for life. John M. Roll, the chief judge for the United States District Court for Arizona, was also slain. (Note that on that occasion, the victims included both an elected official and a federal judge, just as Trump seems to be anticipating.)

It is time for the Secret Service to interrogate Trump and take him into custody if the evidence warrants. Any Republican and any other person who continues to endorse Trump after this despicable event will be forever counted among the accomplices of the fascist billionaire’s present and future crimes.

Maximum vigilance is now needed to ward off what is likely coming next: Trump has openly attempted to call in cyber strikes by foreign powers or networks to help create an October Surprise against his adversary. This briefing has been warning for several months about the acute danger of a Strategy of Tension coordinated series of destabilizing events, including international terrorism, domestic terrorism, cyber attacks, financial panics, and breakdowns of public services like today’s computer outage asked Delta Airlines. These destabilizing events would then culminate in an October Surprise, which may well be anticipated into August or September because of the widespread phenomenon of early voting.

Trump’s goal is to seize power by any means, and the Constitution be damned. The Republican Party has given a psychotic fascist a straight shot at the White House. The GOP is collapsing, and richly deserves to keep on collapsing. Individual Republicans can save their personal honor and integrity if they openly denounce Trump now.

The Brazil Olympics are a likely target for terrorism, but the recent Sochi Winter Olympics show that terrorism during the Olympics can occur anywhere. The only thing certain is that Trump will be the beneficiary of further chaos, and that the perpetrators or their controllers will be consciously acting in order to keep the Trump campaign in contention.

Here are the basic facts of the Trump call for assassinations, as reported by the New York Times:

‘Donald J. Trump on Tuesday appeared to raise the possibility that gun rights supporters could take matters into their own hands if Hillary Clinton is elected president and appoints judges who favor stricter gun control measures to the bench. At a rally here, Mr. Trump warned that it would be “a horrible day” if Mrs. Clinton were elected and got to appoint a tiebreaking Supreme Court justice.“If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks,” Mr. Trump said, as the crowd began to boo.

He quickly added: “Although the Second Amendment people — maybe there is, I don’t know.”

The Trump campaign released a statement insisting opaquely that Mr. Trump had been referring to the “power of unification.”’1

The Trump campaign contends that the reference here is to legal political action by gun advocates, but this is evasion. The Chicago Tribune this evening offered a more rigorous construction of Trump’s remarks which makes it clear that Trump is calling for violence theoretically occurring after an election victory by Hillary Clinton and after the appointment of supposedly anti-gun Supreme Court justices:

‘Donald Trump ignited a fresh political firestorm Tuesday by declaring gun rights supporters might still find a way to stop Hillary Clinton, even if she should defeat him, and then name anti-gun Supreme Court justices.’

The obvious implication is that Hillary and her judicial appointees need to be stopped by violence. Trump’s crazed followers won’t wait to parse the technicalities; they are likely to strike sooner rather than later.

Again, these remarks need to be read within the well-established context of the Sharron Angle “Second Amendment remedies,” more background on which is provided below. Trump’s remarks must also be read in the context of the recent Republican National Convention and related Trump campaign events, where the threat of violence against the Democratic candidate has been especially prominent.

The Republican National Convention was marked by repeated chants of “Lock her up! Lock her up!” There were numerous threats of violence on the floor, as when Mrs. Heidi Cruz had to be escorted off the convention floor by security guards after her husband had refused to endorse the fascist billionaire.

And during the Republican National Convention, a New Hampshire state representative and Trump delegate at the RNC issued his own death threat against Hillary Clinton: he wanted her summarily executed for high treason. This might imply that the killing would be carried out not by the usual lone assassin, but by a fascist militia of storm troopers.

‘New Hampshire state Representative Al Baldasaro, who is also a Trump delegate from the state and has appeared with Trump at campaign events, made the comments on the Jeff Kuhner Show. “I’m a veteran that went to Desert Shield, Desert Storm. I’m also a father who sent a son to war, to Iraq, as a Marine Corps helicopter avionics technician. Hillary Clinton to me is the Jane Fonda of the Vietnam,” he said. “She is a disgrace for the lies that she told those mothers about their children that got killed over there in Benghazi. She dropped the ball on over 400 emails requesting back up security. Something’s wrong there.” “This whole thing disgusts me, Hillary Clinton should be put in the firing line and shot for treason,” he added.’2

We repeat that Trump is very much on the rhetorical terrain of Sharron Angle, a Tea Party extremist deployed in the November 2010 Senate race in Nevada against Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Angle, an abject guttersnipe, issued her death threat to Harry Reid at least twice. Here is the first example:

‘On Bill Manders’ radio show, she stated that the Second Amendment is “to defend ourselves. And you know, I’m hoping that we’re not getting to Second Amendment remedies. I hope the vote will be the cure for the Harry Reid problems.”

On another occasion, she escalated the threat by being more specific that Harry Reid was to be taken out, an obvious euphemism for assassinated:

On Lars Larson’s radio show, she stated “You know, our Founding Fathers, they put that Second Amendment in there for a good reason and that was for the people to protect themselves against a tyrannical government. In fact Thomas Jefferson said it’s good for a country to have a revolution every 20 years. I hope that’s not where we’re going, but, you know, if this Congress keeps going the way it is, people are really looking toward those Second Amendment remedies and saying, ‘My goodness, what can we do to turn this country around?’ I’ll tell you the first thing we need to do is take Harry Reid out.”

Congressman John Lewis saw Sharron Angle’s raving as a contributing cause of the January 2011 Tucson massacre already referred to above:

Congressman Jim Clyburn said in January 2011 that “Sharron Angle’s endorsement of ‘Second Amendment remedies’ in her losing Nevada campaign against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid contributed to the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.”3

Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah “Don’t retreat, reload!” Palin, a certifiable moron, rushed to defend Sharron Angle. Palin’s PAC was also under fire for a website that showed Democratic officials in the cross hairs of telescopic sights:

‘…Liberal media pundits assigned blame by citing Palin’s political action committee’s website, which showed crosshairs on districts that it was targeting in the November midterm, including the district of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the believed target of the gunman who was wounded in the shooting.’4

In conclusion, we can only hope – this outrageous new crime by Trump will quickly accelerate the collapse of his wretched campaign far beyond the point of no return.

(Webster G. Tarpley)


  1. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/10/us/politics/donald-trump-hillary-clinton.html?_r=0
  2. https://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/trump-vets-adviser-clinton-should-be-put-in-the-firing-line?utm_term=.utLRM0bz3E#.ruaVPxkqb3
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharron_Angle
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Tucson_shooting

Trump Joins House GOP Supply Side Fanatics in Detroit Speech Endorsing Trickle Down Economics

UFAAUnited Front Against Austerity | TWSPTax Wall Street Party

Morning Briefing | Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Copies Ryan Tax Cuts for the Rich; Top Rate Sinks from 40% to 33%; Corporate Rate Down from 35% to 15%; No Job Creation Program; No Student Loan Debt Relief; No Plan to Mobilize 0% Fed Credit for Jobs and Production; No National Infrastructure Plan; No Increase in Minimum Wage; No Protective Tariff; No Role for Unions; No Universal Pre-K; No Marshall Plan for Cities and Rural America; No Pledge to Maintain Jobless Benefits, Medicaid and Food Stamp Benefits for Poorest; Total Deregulation; No Wall Street Reform or Wall Street Sales Tax; 20 Million Thrown Off Obamacare; Trump Excels as Ventriloquist’s Dummy for Financier Speechwriters; Fascist Billionaire’s Economic Panel Full of Hedge Fund Hyenas, Zombie Bankers, Bottom Fishers, and His Creditors

Trump recited today’s speech from a Teleprompter, and was just as much the puppet of his Wall Street handlers as Charlie McCarthy used to be with Edgar Bergen, the famous ventriloquist of the 40s and 50s.

Today, Donald Trump went to Detroit to deliver what was billed as a major economic address. In reality, this unfortunate performance represented yet another step in Trump’s capitulation to the reigning supply side and trickle-down economics orthodoxy embraced by establishment reactionaries from the US Chamber of Commerce to the House Republican leadership to the gaggle of think tankers who actually wrote Trump’s text.

Last week, Trump was not sure whether he would endorse the well-known austerity ghoul Paul Ryan for reelection. Today, Trump threw more of his own Hobbesian-capitalist radical program overboard, taking on more and more of Ryan’s standard Republican Tax Cuts for the Rich approach.

For many Americans, the most striking thing about Trump’s is the many urgently needed programs which it does not contain. In his Detroit speech, Trump has no job creation program, no student loan debt relief, no plan to mobilize Federal Reserve credit to provide 0% financing for infrastructure, jobs, and production. In fact, Trump has no national infrastructure plan at all. Trump does not propose an increase in the federal minimum wage, and makes no mention of the minimum wage at all. There is no role for trade unions, not even in an advisory capacity. Despite some more blather about trade, there is no protective tariff, only the pledge to renegotiate existing free trade sellouts, and make them “great.” Trump says not a word about the urgently needed universal pre-K. , He says nothing about Social Security and Medicare, and has never promised to maintain food stamps (which alarm him) or Medicaid. He is however pledged to throw more than 20 million Americans off Obamacare as it is destroyed. There is no Marshall plan for the inner cities and for rural America to contribute to social pacification by facilitating the entry of young unemployed persons into the labor force. There is total deregulation of the US economy, and not an inkling of Wall Street reform or taxing Wall Street; Trump thinks that even the weak Dodd-Frank law is too draconian. Trumptown is the Pottersville of Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life.

In Trump’s original tax plan presented some months ago, the fascist billionaire was more radical than the House reactionaries in his commitment to savage tax cuts for the super-rich. Trump wanted to reduce the top rate for individuals from almost 40% down to 25%. By doing this, and abolishing the estate tax at the same time, Trump would have cost the US government about $1 trillion per year over the next 10 years, for a total of $10 trillion. This would have blunted the austerity demagogy of the Republicans today, and might have created problems with the traditional reactionary ideologues who support Ryan. So Trump has increased his proposed top rate up to 33%, meaning about a 7% cut from the current situation. But this means that Trump can no longer present himself with messianic overtones, and risks leaving him as just another boring, greedy Babbitt.

Apparently on orders from Ryan, Trump is now stressing his view that the US corporate income tax, currently at 35%, is way too high. Of course, it is an open secret that almost nobody pays the full 35% rate. Companies generally use various loopholes to get around paying. When that is factored in, the US corporate income tax is no longer one of the highest in the world, since the effective rate which companies pay in the real world approximates the international average. Nevertheless, this whopping 20% cut in the starting points for the various corporate loopholes will gratify the US Chamber of Commerce and other reactionary business interests no end. Will Trump’s crazed following of dupes and fanatics realize they are being used by GOP cynics?

Supply-side economics was developed during the pre-Reagan years by a group of publicists who were incompetent in economics, but were eagerly seeking ways to rationalize and justify revamping the tax code so as to engineer a massive redistribution of wealth from working people and the middle class into the pockets of the superrich, or top 1%, who represented the darlings of the Reagan Administration. Individuals like Art Laffer of the infamous and discredited Laffer curve, utopian Congressman Jack Kemp, and ideologue Jude Wanniski were associates in the team, which manufactured this tremendous obfuscation, which still lives on after almost 40 years.

Supply-side doctrine asserts that tax cuts for the rich would spur wealthy individuals to make productive investments and thus generate new economic activity. The benefits of these new investments would then gradually trickle down to the middle class and even to workers and the poor. But the benefits never arrived, in large part because rich people with cash on hand were tempted by the much higher rates of return in the stock market bubble of the 80s and the growing derivatives markets in Chicago and elsewhere. They did not invest in new plant, equipment and jobs in the rapidly de-industrializing US economy of the Reagan years.

But the tax cuts for the rich cut revenue drastically. And unsustainable deficit loomed. The infamous Alan Greenspan came forward with a plan to increase the Social Security Payroll Tax under the cover story that he was saving the pensions of future generations, and then steal the money to mask the deficit. Tax cuts for the rich thus went hand-in-hand with brutal tax increases for wage earners. But the looting of Social Security to mask the deficit was still not enough to prevent Reagan from literally tripling the public debt of the United States over his nightmarish four years in office.

Stephen Moore, now one of Trump’s key economic advisers, and his sidekick Larry Kudlow, are both radical devotees of the supply-side and trickle-down methods left over from the Reagan years. Get set for these two and a number of others to come on television and argue that history proves that tax cuts for the rich lead to increased revenue and economic growth. It did not happen in Reagan’s time, and it will not happen ever.

Supply-side is still the standard economic false consciousness of the Republican Party, and it is to this which Trump has now capitulated.

Trump is now widely regarded as the pawn of foreign powers who seem bent on intervening on his behalf. Trump started his Detroit speech with a lengthy rant about how the Democrats’ economic policies serve foreign powers. These days, the fascist billionaire is projecting his own characteristics more and more on his critics.

The great beneficiaries of Trump’s tax plan are the super rich. This is true whenever tax cuts are done through percentages applied across the board. The top brackets end up collecting millions, while a wretched pittance is left for working people. Tax cuts should be offered in equal dollar amounts, not equal percentages. The best way is to increase the value of the standard deduction and the personal exemptions, with tax reform from the bottom up.

Trump today claimed to be the Savior of New York City, because of his timely real estate investments. In reality, he was buying up distressed properties at bargain basement prices with a view to realizing immense profits in the future for his own greed. The disturbing implication is that the fascist billionaire is making a transition from mere garden-variety megalomania to actual messianic delusions, in which, for example, he might see himself as the second coming of Jesus Christ. Stay tuned. Trump had very little to say about Wall Street today, mentioning the New York money center only in passing, while boasting about his intention to roll back the carried interest deduction, which benefits mainly hedge fund hyenas. But even if Trump ever removes the carried interest loophole, he is more than compensating Wall Street firms by lowering the corporate income tax from 35% to a miniscule 15%, which will more than make up for any minor losses they might suffer. Bernie supporters must note: your man always talked about Wall Street, and Trump never does.

Trump remains committed to his idea of rewarding corporate tax evaders by setting up a special 10% sweetheart corporate rate for tax cheats bringing back some of the $3 trillion, which are now being held in overseas cash stashes. A real populist, needless to say, would use a confiscatory 50% tax next year to make these lampreys bring their money back this year at the standard 35% rate or face the consequences.

Trump wants to totally deregulate the US economy, especially Wall Street. He would wipe out all of Obama’s executive orders, both good and bad. He would give a tremendous reward to the parasites and speculators who created the 2008 derivatives bubble and Lehman Brothers panic. By completely abolishing the estate tax, a progressive and beneficial tax, which hits about 0.2% of the wealthiest families, the speculators who made out like bandits in the Reagan stock market bubble of the 80s, the predators who stoked the .com bubble around the turn-of-the-century, and the derivatives parasites who destroyed the US economy with the Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, bankruptcies in 2008 will all be able to bequeath their ill-gotten gains to their dimwitted progeny.

Through a judicious combination of outright lying and clinical hysteria, Trump was able to offer a short history of Detroit over recent decades without mentioning the Obama rescue operation which kept General Motors and Chrysler in existence, and thus able to survive. Trump is a massive hypocrite.

Without going into too many details, Trump made clear that he wants to privatize the entire US school system and wipe out the bedrock American commitment to free, universal, compulsory, quality public education, which goes back to the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 under the Articles of Confederation, and even earlier to the New England colonies in the 17th century. He also wants to destroy the teachers’ unions.

One of the most absurd aspects of this oration was Trump’s attempt to promote his predatory daughter Ivanka to the status of an Evita Peron for the well-heeled crowd at the Detroit Economic Club. Trump claimed that Ivanka had convinced him to make childcare expenses fully deductible. This notion may eventually rank with Marie Antoinette’s “Let them eat cake” outburst of the French Revolution, since it reveals how out of touch Trump’s sweatshop entrepreneur daughter actually is. Ivanka’s proposal suits the rich. In order for a childcare deduction to mean anything to a middle-class family, the benefit would have to be offered in the form of a refundable tax credit — refundable because many lower income earners do not pay enough taxes to be able to use such a deduction. They do not have enough income to offset. This is quite apart from how the deduction is offered. If this is to become simply one deduction among many itemized deductions, for many taxpayers, it would become meaningless, and the cruel hoax. So make it a refundable tax credit that can be paid out to people who don’t have enough income, and we might be back in reality. But Trump is not likely to be thinking along these lines.

Late last week, Trump announced the members of his council of economic advisors for the presidential campaign. These were all white men – incredibly stupid, really a provocation, for a candidate with a well-earned reputation for dissing women and minorities. Almost all were connected to finance and speculation. Many represented hedge funds. There were no trade unionists, or other representatives of working people. Quite a few were business associates of Trump. They are a financier faction. Here are some samples from press accounts:

‘Steven Mnuchin

Once a liberal donor who made his fortune at Goldman Sachs, Mnuchin began running Trump’s national fundraising operation in May. Mnuchin has donated to Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, Barack Obama and John Kerry. Mnuchin has been heavily involved in gearing up Trump’s fundraising from nearly nonexistent to at pace with Clinton. [He also worked for the Soros interests.]

Stephen Moore

The founder of Club for Growth is now a visiting fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation. Club for Growth is known for pushing small-government, free-market ideology — a position somewhat at odds with Trump’s stated goals of limiting international trade. Moore has also been a public policy and economics writer at the Wall Street Journal. In May, he began helping Trump rewrite his tax plan. [Moore is thought to be at least a co-author of Trump’s Detroit speech.]

John Paulson

An advisor to Harvard Business School and a member of New York University’s Board of Trustees, Paulson is an investment fund manager with more than two decades of experience. Paulson’s firm manages more than $19 billion in investments and he is worth nearly $10 billion. The investment manager famously bet against subprime mortgage loans that failed and led the financial crisis in 2008.’1

‘The panel also includes former steel executive Dan DiMicco; oil magnate Harold Hamm; Howard Lorber, the CEO of tobacco company Vector Group Ltd; Trump campaign finance chairman Steven Mnuchin, a former partner at Goldman Sachs who is now chairman and CEO of private investment firm Dune Capital Management LP; and David Malpass, a former official of the U.S. Treasury and State departments.’2

What kind of a moron do you have to be to consider Trump a populist outsider when he appoints this bunch of wealthy parasites to his council of economic advisors? A Trump regime would be a new edition of the Predators’ Ball.

(Webster G. Tarpley)

  1. https://www.yahoo.com/news/meet-donald-trump-economic-advisors-181035669…
  2. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump-economy-idUSKCN10G2IO