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Trump has fallen for the old Serin Gas false flag
This is from his defender and supporter Alex Jones


Because everyone knows. Trump is a Chump!

Seymour Hirsch on False Flags 07.Apr.2017 10:33


The Red Line and the Rat Line
by Seymour Hersh, March 2014

"Anyone who thinks must think of the next war as they would of suicide" - Eleanor Roosevelt

It is treason that our leaders serve Saudi and corporate interests to the detriment of We the People and the whole world. In a hurry to bomb, Trump didn't check if Syrian sarin story was fake news. Trumpty Dumpty attacked another nation without us being attacked.

The Syrian government was framed about using chemical gas. A simple accusation is as good as a conviction. The first casualty of war is the truth (Hiram Johnson). If you only know a hammer, everything looks like a nail. After meeting with Rumsfeld, four-star general Wesley Clark said: "The US attacked Iraq because it had nothing else to do. We have a good military and experience in regime change."

George Orwell warned war could become a domestic necessity to divert the people from economic contradictions. Saddam was an ally until Georgie needed a way to boost his approval ratings. The CIA lied about WMD and they are lying now about Russia. NATO expanded from 16 to 28 countries. The US and James Baker promised not to expand NATO eastward and broke that promise.
They are trying to start WWIII!

We can't fall for another false flag. Time to wake up and stop playing their game. Everyone seems to buy the brainwashing party line - Assad used gas against his own people.


Trump is doing what he was put in office to do 07.Apr.2017 11:18


Did Trump fall for a false flag operation or is he demonstrating to the world America doesn't stand by while atrocities are being committed? Who the hell knows. After the dust settles and time passes we can usually put these incidents into a historical framework that gives us a clear picture on what exactly happened. Of course, who will care then? Right now, amongst the flurry of news stories it's just a big confused mess designed to serve propaganda purposes or some behind the scenes political machinations we are not privy to. Maybe it's just a big charade designed to make Trump seem like a tough guy to the world. Trump may be a chump or a just a stone cold murderer but he's no better or worse than the one that preceded him, or the one that tried to occupy the same position he is in now, or his predecessors predecessor. Don't forget folks, that HillBama were responsible for the carpet bombing of Libya that killed untold numbers of people, destroyed the infrastructure of the country and created a refugee crisis of biblical proportions, yet they are thought of the politicians of peace and goodness while Trump is the Satan.

Hillary presages 'take out Assad airfields' at women's summit 08.Apr.2017 04:02


Hillary Clinton called for Donald Trump to 'take out' Assad airfields hours before air strikes

'Prevent him from being able to use them to bomb innocent people and drop Sarin gas on them'

Clinton participates in a conversation with US journalist Nicholas Kristof (not pictured) during a session of the Women in the World Summit in New York EPA

Hillary Clinton called for the United States to "take out" Syrian government-controlled airfields just hours before Donald Trump launched air strikes against Bashar Assad's regime.

Speaking in her first public interview since losing the US election in November last year, Mrs Clinton said Mr Assad's aerial power had been the key component behind widespread civilian deaths since the start of the civil war in 2011.

President Trump launched a barrage of cruise missiles in the early hours of Friday morning on a Syrian air base thought to be behind this week's chemical weapons attack.

Speaking to the New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, Mrs Clinton said she believed the US had been wrong not to have previously launched such an offensive.

She said: "Assad had an air force, and that air force is the cause of most of the civilian deaths, as we have seen over the years and as we saw again in the last few days.

"And I really believe that we should have and still should take out his airfields and prevent him from being able to use them to bomb innocent people and drop Sarin gas on them."

Problem with the "WMDs in Syria = WMDs in Iraq" analogy 08.Apr.2017 05:12


is that unlike Saddam Hussein,

Assad is not an old CIA asset. Nor did his regime have a decade-long war with Iran (in which the U.S. militarily aided both sides).

nobody gives a shit about Assad, or his 'government'.

the only thing (based on repeated campaign statements, and interview remarks) Trump cares about, in the end result, is "defeating ISIS".

As to the specific action of launching cruise missiles against a military airfield used to launch Russian airstrikes yesterday:

the president of China was visiting D.C. as the cruise missiles flew.

so remember the international, beyond-Middle-East geopolitical context (and perhaps unspoken aspects of Trump's strategy) here.