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Obama and Hillary Devil-Signing: Change we can barf up and eat again

When will Americans own vomit from stuffing all the blue pills down their throat stop to be preferable to the red pill cure they are afraid to take? Open your eyes.
Change we can barf up and eat again (warmongering neoliberalist, the same)
Change we can barf up and eat again (warmongering neoliberalist, the same)
Hillary (warmongering neoliberalist, wanted more troops than Bush did for Iraq)
Hillary (warmongering neoliberalist, wanted more troops than Bush did for Iraq)
previous post, more pictures and commentary:

Obama As Well, Devil-Signing, Twice; Obama links to Bonesmen & 'original neocon' Wolfowitz
author: elite watch
Blink. The American dream is over. Hear the alarm? Time to wake up. Stretch. Get out of bed. Hope you are rested. You'll require lots of energy to tackle this issue. The only hope for American democracy is for people to entirely reject voting for the two party system of criminal elites running the USA--and I would argue, intentionally destroying it for their global plans of empire and 'de-democratization' worldwide. Pass the link.

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2008/11/381857.shtml

Palin Starts to Devil-Sign in Public: quickly learns dual federal occult power structure
author: elite watch
Working class Palin? Not so: "Palin's fashion budget for several weeks was more than four times the median salary of an American plumber ($37,514). To put it another way: Palin received more valuable clothes in one month than the average American household spends on clothes in 80 years."
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2008/10/381194.shtml

Elite hubris smiles on willing ignorance & cognitive dissonance. Because people are gullible and look away when something important is revealed. It's cognitive dissonance. Just look away if you want. It didn't happen I bet you can convince yourself.

Obama: IMF/Fed. Reserve in Treasury; World Bank in the White House 21.Nov.2008 23:52

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Obama becomes the "Black Bush":

More change we can barf up and eat again:

Friday, November 21, 2008 at 3:37 pm
Geithner gets Treasury
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NBC is reporting that...Barack Obama is going to tap Tim Geithner as Treasury Secretary. Former Treasury chief Larry Summers had been the subject of the most discussion in recent weeks, mainly because he's said so many entertaining things [not 'entertaining,' NBC, because he has been a male chauvinist and an environmental racist--see below] through the years, but the actual betting was always on the more diplomatic, less controversial [MORE CONTROVERSIAL!] Geithner. [Spin all you want NBC--though 9-11 co-conspirators like Peter Peterson of the NYC Federal Reserve put the IMF's Geithner in place immediately after 9-11.]

Geithner, 47, has been president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York [only 'branch' that matters] for the past five years. Before that ***he worked for a couple of years at the International Monetary Fund,*** and before that he was Larry Summers' right-hand man at the Treasury Department. He and Summers remain close.

....

[Let's hear it for "change":]

he's been the point man in the controversial Fed-assisted sale of Bear Stearns and bailout of AIG [which connects to Bush's Paulson], which will surely bring some pointed questions at his confirmation hearing.

Geithner knows his way around [Paulson's/Goldman Sachs'] Treasury Department, and he's already in regular contact with the current [Bush] occupant of the job.

One thing Geithner doesn't have much background in is economic policy other than financial policy (at Treasury his big job was jetting around the world fighting the emerging markets financial crises of the late 1990s).

Update: Word is that Bill Richardson will be Commerce Secretary. I can't recall any Commerce Secretary who has played a major role in shaping economic policy, though.

Update 2: The Dow ended the day up 494 points (it was down about 40 when the news broke). The Geithner rally! Can it continue? The Krugman rally didn't.

Also, as I think about this more I realize that Geithner's most important role at Treasury will be redoing the country's (and possibly the world's) financial regulatory set-up.

Update 3: Bloomberg says [male chauvinist and environmental racist! while SUMMERS WAS AT THE WORLD BANK, he wrote a memo how the World Bank should secretly encourage more pollution to go to Black Africa.] Summers will have "a senior White House role."


So Obama puts the World Bank's Summers in his White House.
So Obama puts the IMF and Federal Reserve's Geithner in Treasury.

Go ahead, eat up that change.

Obama becomes the "Black Bush" neoliberalist warmonger almost immediately.

Obama Eyes 20,000 More GIs For Afghan War 23.Nov.2008 22:29

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[Come on, it's topical, connect it to the thread, please.] I hear the Democrats whining. You PROMISED Change! So did Kerry? Remember? Remember how many supported Kerry? It's just the same rigged game every four years.

U.S. elections are a closed route to change.


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U.S. President-elect Barack Obama says he wants to focus more on the Afghan war and plans to persuade other nations to send more soldiers.


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U.S. Eyes Surge Of 20,000 In Afghanistan
11-21-2008
Reuters

The Pentagon is considering a plan to send more than 20,000 troops to Afghanistan over the next 12 to 18 months to help safeguard elections and quell rising Taliban violence, officials said on Friday.

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he and top commanders had discussed sending five brigades to Afghanistan, including four brigades of combat ground forces as well as an aviation brigade, which a defense official said would consist mainly of support troops. An Army combat brigade has about 3,500 soldiers.

Gates said much of the infusion could take place before Afghanistan holds elections by next autumn.

"I think it's important that we have a surge of forces before the election," said Gates, who stressed no decision on troop deployments had been taken.

"We've had some very preliminary discussions," he told reporters after meeting to discuss southern Afghanistan with his counterparts from NATO countries with troops deployed in the region.

Pentagon press secretary Geoff Morrell said more support troops, also known as "enablers," could also head to Afghanistan as Gates considers a request by U.S. Army Gen. David McKiernan, the top commander of NATO and U.S. forces in the country.

"The commanders are looking for well north of 20,000 forces. Gates wishes to fulfill the commanders' request," Morrell told reporters as the U.S. defense chief returned from Cornwallis.

Violence in Afghanistan has surged to the highest levels since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the country's Taliban government.

An Army combat brigade is already scheduled to arrive in eastern Afghanistan in January to begin training Afghan forces.

Most of the remaining forces, which could begin deploying as early as next spring, would likely head to poppy-growing southern Afghanistan where commanders say the NATO force of 18,000 troops is too small to contend with an increasingly confident Taliban insurgency.

There are now some 70,000 Western forces in Afghanistan, including 32,000 U.S. forces -- 14,500 under NATO command and 17,500 under a U.S. command.

'SURGE'

Gates' use of the term "surge" to describe the influx drew parallels with the 2007 U.S. force build-up that placed an extra 30,000 U.S. troops in Iraq and contributed to a sharp decline in violence there.

"The key is how do we reverse the trends of the last couple of years or so in terms of rising violence and create a better security environment in which economic and civic development can go ahead and take place," Gates said.

"We are clearly going to be putting more troops in and I think that the prospects for being able to have these elections successfully are good," he said.

"We all recognize the need for the Afghan government -- with our help -- to demonstrate some progress over the course of 2009," he said.

Gates rejected speculation Afghanistan could be heading for a dire situation.

"The notion that things are out of control in Afghanistan or that we're sliding toward a disaster I think is far too pessimistic," he said.

U.S. President-elect Barack Obama says he wants to focus more on the Afghan war and plans to persuade other nations to send more soldiers.

But Canadian Defense Minister Peter MacKay said Obama should look to other NATO members first, rather than turning to the other seven states that took part in the Cornwallis meeting: Canada, Denmark, Britain, the Netherlands, Australia, Estonia and Romania.

"The reality is there are other NATO doors that President-elect Obama should be knocking on first," he told the news conference. Canada has long complained that the nations with troops in southern Afghanistan are bearing a disproportionate share of the military burden.

"There is an enormous amount of goodwill that has been engendered by President-elect Obama that he might be willing to spend for a cause that he clearly believes in," said MacKay.

Many NATO countries insist on stationing their troops in quieter parts of Afghanistan and strictly limit what kind of combat activities they can carry out.

(Editing by Peter Cooney)

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 http://www.roguegovernment.com/news.php?id=12908
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