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Neo-Cons Begin to Crumble

The broad mass of a nation . . . will more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a small one.

- Adolf Hitler
New Amerikan Century
New Amerikan Century
Most people who have been paying attention are fully aware that the intention of the US to launch an unprovoked offensive war against Iraq, has been in the works for years; well before George W. Bush was awarded his position in the oval office. Certainly not alone in their quest, but among the most prominent proponents, are the founders and current of the Project for a New American Century (PNAC), which include prominently influential members of the Bush team.

Those closely associated with the PNAC include top Bush officials Dick Cheney & Donald Rumsfeld, and rabid Zionists such as Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, Elliott Abrams, and William Kristol. The PNAC unabashedly promoted a plan to steer vast resources towards 'rebuilding' an already bloated US Military into a colossus that could impose US hegemony on the planet, and in space, at a level that could not be challenged by any other force. Proposals of the PNAC included withdrawal from international arms treaties, and pre-emptive attacks on any perceived threat. Aspects of PNAC proposals have been part of US policies for a very long time.

However, these ideas have been too extreme for the American public, and are in blatant violation of international law, so they were previously done covertly. According to the Project for a New American Century in order to win American public approval for their plan, it would require "some catastrophic and catalyzing event, like a new Pearl Harbor." The events of September 11, 2001, provided just such an opportunity. Not long after that event, many of the PNAC proposals became official US policies when they showed up in The National Security Strategy of the United States of America.

In October of 2001, current Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is reported to have stated the following: "I want to tell you something very clear. Don't worry about American pressure on Israel. We, the Jewish people, control America, and the Americans know it."
It appears as if that boast was not an idle one. The Bush team used the momentum gained from the 9/11 attacks to strip Americans of their Constitutional rights using legislation such as the Patriot Act and the Homeland Security Act. Team Bush launched attacks on Afghanistan and long time enemy of the Zionists, Iraq, based primarily on hearsay and conjecture.

The stated reasons for the latest attack on Iraq were largely based on an immanent threat posed by the alleged Weapons of Mass Destruction said to be at the disposal of Iraqi President, and former US client, Saddam Hussein. Repeated dubious claims were made by the Bush team, in an effort to persuade US and UK representatives of the urgent need to attack Iraq, as a matter of pre-emptive self-defense. From aluminum tubes claimed as intended for use in enriching uranium, to huge stockpiles of chemical and biological agents, to terrorist ties with Al Qaida, Bush officials churned out an array of horrifying claims about the destructive capabilities of Saddam Hussein.

To date, every one of the claims made by the Bush team with respect to Hussein's WMD capabilities have come up short. They are now pleading for more time to find the weapons, despite their previous ridicule of the UN inspections team for not being able to locate them, and the denial of a French request to allow the inspectors an additional 30 days to continue their work. Donald Rumsfeld confidently claimed that he 'knew where they (WMD) were', yet months after the supposed end of the conflict, he has produced nothing of substance. The claims of the Bush team have been routinely discredited almost as fast as they have made them, but now it appears that they may have been caught in an outright lie.

A recent BBC report states: "Both President Bush and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair mentioned the claim, based on British intelligence, that Iraq was trying to get uranium from Niger as part of its attempt to build a nuclear weapons programme.

"Mr Blair is under fire from British MPs about the credibility of a dossier of evidence, which set out his case for war.

"And in the US, increasing doubts are being raised about the American use of intelligence.

"In his keynote speech to Congress in January, the President said: "The British Government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa. "

"But the documents alleging a transaction were found to have been forged."
This does not bode well for Tony Blair who, just today, steadfastly defended the intelligence that he used to persuade his country to go to war.

The BBC goes on to report: " But a former diplomat, Ambassador Joseph Wilson, went on the record at the weekend to say that he had travelled to Africa to investigate the uranium claims and found no evidence to support them.

"Now the CIA has told the BBC that Mr Wilson's findings had been passed onto the White House as early as March 2002.

"That means that the administration would have known before the State of the Union address that the information was likely false - not just subsequently."

The source of the forged documents is still unknown, but if it is true that White House officials knew about the forgeries prior to publicly making numerous false claims to the contrary, this may well represent a significant vulnerability for the Cabal.

References:
 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/3056626.stm
 http://pnac.8k.com/
More 09.Jul.2003 01:09

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From:  http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=8&id=265801

An intelligence consultant who was present at two White House briefings where the uranium report was discussed confirmed that the President was told the intelligence was questionable and that his national security advisors urged him not to include the claim in his State of the Union address.

"The report had already been discredited," said Terrance J Wilkinson, a CIA advisor present at two White House briefings. "This point was clearly made when the president was in the room during at least two of the briefings."

Bush's response was anger, Wilkinson said.

"He said that if the current operatives working for the CIA couldn't prove the story was true, then the agency had better find some who could," Wilkinson said. "He said he knew the story was true and so would the world after American troops secured the country."

Think of this... 09.Jul.2003 12:01

??

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is great.....SBellow

Bush Is A Terrorist Under the US Patriot Act 09.Jul.2003 12:12

Legal Eagle

USC Title 18, Section 2331, (a new category) - "domestic terrorism" - has been created and means activities that:

"involve acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of any State; appear to be intended to intimidate or coerce a civilian population, to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion, or to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping, and occur primarily within the territorial jurisdiction of the United States."

Bush lied about Saddam's WMD capabilities (criminal fraud) to intimidate and coerce the public and congress to get his oil war in Iraq. Bush is, by definition of his own Patriot Act, a terrorist.

True Terrorists 09.Jul.2003 13:53

Commies Go Home!

Legal Eagle,

If you are holding Bush to those standards, in your opinion he lied, then we must also punish the entire CIA, German Intelligence, Frech Intelligence, Russian Intelligence and for that matter the entire UN ( btw they're a bunch of creeps). Teddy Kennedy (gin soaked boob) definitely belongs in jail FOREVER! Not to mention Barbara Boxer, Diane Finestein, Paul Krugman and Maureen Dowd. They are EXTREMELY dangerous the The US.

I am home 09.Jul.2003 16:05

commie

And Bush is my czar. Not that I will be jailed for critizing him, but I could be jailed if I criticize my czar and a lot of people seem like they're starting to listen to me. If I were in the military, though, I'd have to be even more careful not to criticize the czar and his policies.

Better still, if I'm not mistaken, under the Patriot Act I might be jailed for doing some of the things that won workers an ounce of dignity and respect in this country. Threatening to disrupt commerce, I believe it was, however minor a disruption commerce might get from the likes of little ol' me.

But hey we must have more in common that you think. If you hate communism, you're sure not to like the idea that your house can be ramsacked by agents, and if your neighbor tells you that two funny looking guys were dinking around while you were out, he's a felon. Welcome to G. W. Bourgeois' Commie America. I think we all have some news for Mr. Bourgeois, which is that Freedom and America are not for him to p**s on like that, don't we?

-- 09.Jul.2003 22:36

Snaggle

I looked on but hesitated; I failed to interrupt. You're so hard to tell the truth to; so easy to corrupt.....ECostello

The Fourth Reich 10.Jul.2003 18:05

Sephiroth

Here comes the Fourth Reich...very strong State even though it isn't communist, it is fascist, which is even worse since the economy kind of works a little bit and he can build more weapons that way.