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  • Facebook will ban pages in Turkey which ‘insult Prophet Mohammed’
  • Comes weeks after Zuckerberg defended right to be offensive in post
  • Turkey also banned web access to cover of Charlie Hebdo magazine
  • Move is seen as the latest in crackdown on ‘offending religious material’

Facebook has reportedly agreed to censor cartoons of Prophet Mohammed just two weeks after its founder defended the right to free speech in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo terror attacks.

The social network made the decision after Turkish authorities threatened to block the site entirely if it did not remove the images – some of which come from Charlie Hebdo magazine.

The dramatic about-face will be personally embarrassing for Zuckerberg, coming weeks  after he defiantly said: ‘[Facebook] will never let one country or group dictate what people can share.’

Facebook pages which 'insult' the Prophet Mohammed have been blocked in Turkey following a court order, leading to founder Mark Zuckerberg being blasted online

Facebook pages which ‘insult’ the Prophet Mohammed have been blocked in Turkey following a court order, leading to founder Mark Zuckerberg being blasted online

In a post dated January 8, while Said and Cherif Kouachi were still on the run having shot 12 people dead in Paris, he wrote: ‘A few years ago, an extremist in Pakistan fought to have me sentenced to death because Facebook refused to ban content about Mohammed that offended him.

‘We stood up for this because different voices — even if they’re sometimes offensive — can make the world a better and more interesting place.

‘Facebook has always been a place where people across the world share their views and ideas.

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The lands of all the world have always been the reality beneath all the wealth which has given rise to the imbalance of Ninety-Nine to One.

The supposed ‘wealth-creators’ are producing global-poverty instead of prosperity by attacking the planet. As global-predators they’ve decided to kill the 99% that are the renters and the debtors who pay for their own slavery…

The New World Order Revealed

http://www.rense.com/general96/nworevealed.html

The Vatican has claimed global-ownership of all the land, this defines the “How & Why” of the New Global Feudalism. And this is what has driven Agenda 21, brought to us by the UN and NATO, who are actively engaged as global-military-enforcers. In Ukraine: “The Russian president says Kiev’s troops are essentially a foreign NATO legion, which doesn’t act in Ukraine’s national interests”, thus officially labeling the UN & NATO as outlaw-aggressors in the illegal war against the people of Ukraine.

The greater the concentration of the wealth by the 1%, the more taxes are paid by the 99%. The debtors and the renters BTW get none of the benefits which these draconian taxes pay for: While the filthy-rich profit from every bail-out of the banks, which cover their debts and bury the accounts of those which the supposed ‘bailouts’ were hypothetically created to benefit ­ Yet the DEBTS are kept on the books and the middle class is forced to pay for them again!

The untouchable one percent does not really earn their “income” they profit mostly from the Capital Gains. The rich buy the politicians and control the governments in order to qualify as being “Too Big to Jail”. They bought control of the courts and the just-us systems which they’ve been allowed to do: While as “insiders” they’ve also been allowed to profit directly from insider-trading, while for the rest of us that practice is totally illegal. By buying up the government the 1% has been able to buy the public domain, which the public created and paid for decades ago.

The one-percent is fond of claiming to be anti-big-government. But when it comes to all those non-existent taxes most of them not only do NOT pay, but many of those corporations actually get rebates for all the trouble they went to, to steal everything.

This continuing practice has turned most of us back into serfs in the New Feudalism which makes the Dickensian World of England look like the global-kindergarten of world poverty that we’ve become.

The world of today is not one of “inequality”. It has instead descended-directly into the nightmare of global-slavery. The 99% are now paying three times for their own enslavement. They pay first in the illegal taxes leveled against them and again when the money goes to the same banks that created the illegal-debts which their savings are being stolen to pay for in the guise of a bail-out. That’s the second-time: The third time happens because the public’s “debt” is not removed from the books. This chain of events was just broken today by Greece who voted to break free from this living hell by ‘ending austerity’, to create a new way to sustain themselves against the highway-robbery that has been masquerading as ‘one-world-government’ for the last five years. Socialism for the Rich and Global Vulture Capitalism for the poor in every country ­ that’s the mantra! Google “Corporate Welfare” if you don’t believe me.

“When Politicians and the Media work side-by-side: The jokes they create, at our expense, are all on us” ­ RT

This ‘New Feudalism’ is the only ‘reality’ today…

Wealth Abyss:

http://rt.com/shows/crosstalk/226067-great-recession-recovers-world/

There’s an additional irony in all of this. If people could still read or be able to write there would be a huge market for a new board-game.

Back during the Market Crash of 1929, the Game of Monopoly was created to explain the evils behind ‘the banks’ to the public. A few years passed and then the hugely popular board-game was purchased by Parker-Brothers where it was converted to escape the original reason for its creation. The ‘new’ Monopoly venerated capitalism and actually taught the public how to “acquire properties”, amass wealth and “Get Out of Jail Free”. The Robber Barons in exile loved it!

In fact in many of the current day yuppiedom coffee shops they delight in using names that worship those bygone days. On Polk Street in the city, one of those shops is called “The Robber Baron”, and another within the same block I live on, is called “Contraband” ­ just to give you a taste of what’s going on.

While the artificial names point to a much different time; there are no conversations going on inside those shops. The “coffee” is more expensive than the booze their exclusivity eliminated ­ but the places themselves are as dead as the inside of eighteenth century cemeteries. Talking is frowned on and the only sounds heard are the clicking of computer keyboards.

At the bank: Some tellers tell me they cannot read my checks because I “write” the names of the people the checks are made out to. Cursive writing is becoming obsolete, just like that typewriter above. Consequently the ‘revised form of Monopoly’, that I would dearly love to create, would not be able to make it now: Because it would be in direct competition with all the murder, rape and torture which has stolen the “games divisions” that once involved games that were based on thought and interaction with other people.

Even the number of those who “REMEMBER” what it was like to live in this country when there was no censorship and still a bit of freedom in most places are dying out. Everyone dies! But when this place allowed the new Robber-Barons to steal all our freedoms, there was a death-sentence passed: Not just against creatures of my age, but against the entire world that can no longer remember what real life and real freedom were all about…

kirwan@kirwanesque.net

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My theme for 2015 has been the assertion that this will be a year of shattered illusions; social, political, as well as economic. As I have noted in recent articles, 2014 set the stage for multiple engineered conflicts, including the false conflict between Eastern and Western financial and political powers, as well as the growing conflict between OPEC nations, shale producers, as well as conflicting notions on the security of the dollar’s petro-status and the security and stability of the European Union.

Since the derivatives and credit crisis of 2008, central banks have claimed their efforts revolve around intervention against the snowball effect of classical deflationary market trends. The REAL purpose of central bank stimulus actions, however, has been to create an illusory global financial environment in which traditional economic fundamentals are either ignored, or no longer reflect the concrete truths they are meant to convey. That is to say, the international banking cult has NO INTEREST whatsoever in saving the current system, despite the assumptions of many market analysts. They know full well that fiat printing, bond buying, and even manipulation of stocks will not change the nature of the underlying crisis.

Their only goal has been to stave off the visible effects of the crisis until a new system is ready (psychologically justified in the public consciousness) to be put into place. I wrote extensively about the admitted plan for a disastrous “economic reset” benefiting only the global elites in my article ‘The Economic End Game Explained’.

We are beginning to see the holes in the veil placed over the eyes of the general populace, most notably in the EU, where the elites are now implementing what I believe to be the final stages of the disruption of European markets.

The prevailing illusion concerning the EU is that it is a “model” for the future the globalists wish to create, and therefore, the assumption is that they would never deliberately allow the transnational union to fail. Unfortunately, people who make this argument do not seem to realize that the EU is NOT a model for the New World Order, it is in fact a mere stepping stone.

The rising propaganda argument voiced by elites in the International Monetary Fund and the Bank For International Settlements, not to mention the ECB, is not that Europe’s troubles stem from its ludicrous surrender to a faceless bureaucratic machine. Rather, the argument from the globalists is that Europe is failing because it is not “centralized enough”. Mario Draghi, head of the ECB and member of the board of directors of the BIS, tried to sell the idea that centralization solves everything in an editorial written at the beginning of this year.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-01-27/failing-stimulus-and-imfs-new-multilateral-world-order

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The most entertaining mysteries are the ones with compelling protagonists, enigmatic and often surreptitious antagonists, and surprising or shocking conclusions.  Indeed, without these essential elements, one is unlikely to read the story at all.  However, when it comes to politics and geopolitics, somehow our mass media storytellers – the scores of journalists, military and counter-terrorism ‘experts,’ and establishment mouthpieces – fail to even point us in the right direction. Not only do they not follow the threads of the story, they prefer to pretend they simply aren’t there.

And so it is with the great ‘mystery’ of Boko Haram, a group that in just a few years has become one of the most recognizable terrorist entities in the world.  Having carried out heinous massacres of men, women, and children, abducted thousands of innocents, and destroyed whole towns, Boko Haram now symbolizes just that perfect blend of barbarism, religious and ideological fundamentalism, and non-white skin, which come together to cast them, in the eyes of westerners especially, as the manifestation of evil – the devil incarnate that can only be destroyed by the forces of righteousness.  You know, the ‘good guys.’

But what happens when there are no ‘good guys’ to be found?  What happens when you follow the story only to find the most cynical of intentions from every player involved?  Such is the case with this Boko Haram story, and indeed the regional politics and geopolitics of West Africa as a whole.

In trying to unravel the labyrinthine web of political, economic, and strategic threads connecting a number of significant actors, it becomes clear that no analysis of Boko Haram is worth reading unless it approaches the issue from three distinctly different, yet intimately connected, angles. 

http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/01/27/unraveling-the-mystery-of-boko-haram/

 

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One can’t help but laugh at the way in which our loathsome leaders try to pull the wool over our eyes time and again.

These cowards in high places have resorted to fantastical lies and clownish frauds to keep us complacent and ignorant.

This latest chicanery should make you grin.

Just hours after Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made an “anti-terrorism” pact with Israel and pledged $200 million towards the anti-ISIS coalition led by the United States, ISIS released a video threatening to kill two Japanese hostages. 

The infamous British-accented Islamic State fighter, who allegedly beheaded a string of hostages over recent months including American photojournalist James Foley, appears in a new video demanding a ransom of $200 million in exchange for the release of the two Japanese captives.

“[Israeli PM] Netanyahu warned [Japanese PM] Abe that Japan could become a target of terrorism,” writes Dr. Patrick Slattery in an article on David Duke’s website,“and almost on cue, within a matter of hours ISIS released a video featuring two Japanese hostages in orange jumpsuits and a knife-wielding masked man who announced in British English that the Japanese [captives] would be killed if a $200 million ransom is not paid in 72 hours.” 

What timing! What convenience!

http://www.veteransnewsnow.com/2015/01/22/514773the-isis-comedy-continues/

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Operation Northwoods
In the covert war against the communist regime in Cuba under the CIA’s Operation Mongoose, the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously proposed state-sponsored acts of terrorism in side the United States.

NSA spying & mass surveillance
In the 1990′s, when anti-surveillance activists and media personalities were warning about the NSA’s huge domestic spying operation, they were treated as paranoid conspiracy theorists.

Well over a decade before the Snowden revelations, the NSA was busy intercepting and recording all electronic communications across the entire world under the Echelon program.

In 1999, the Australian government admitted that they were part of an NSA-led global intercept and surveillance program called Echelon in alliance with the US and Britain that could listen to “every international telephone call, fax, e-mail, or radio transmission,” on the planet.

The CIA’s heart attack gun
During Senate testimony in 1975 into illegal activities by the CIA, it was revealed that the agency had developed a dart gun capable of causing a heart attack. “At the first televised hearing, staged in the Senate Caucus Room, Chairman Church dramatically displayed a CIA poison dart gun to highlight the committee’s discovery that the CIA directly violated a presidential order by maintaining stocks of shellfish toxin sufficient to kill thousands,” a Senate web page explains.

CIA drug Trafficking
A ton of pure cocaine, worth hundreds of millions of dollars, is smuggled into the United States. Robert Bonner, former head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, offers Mike Wallace his take on what happened — and where the CIA went wrong.

IRS Scandal
IRS staffers had singled out conservative organizations with “tea party” or “patriots” in their name that were seeking tax-exempt nonprofit status, subjecting them to extra scrutiny to see if they were abusing the tax law as it relates to political activity. They grilled these conservative groups about their members, their donors, their public statements, and who they employed. And there is no evidence yet that the IRS systemically treated non-conservative groups with the same level of attention.

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Journalists reporting on asylum seekers referred to Australian police

| 21 Jan 2015 |Journalists reporting on the federal government’s asylum-seeker policies have been repeatedly referred to the police in attempts to uncover confidential sources and whistleblowers, a Guardian Australia investigation can reveal. Over the past 12 months federal government agencies have referred stories by journalists from Guardian Australia, news.com.au and the West Australian to the Australian federal police (AFP) for their reporting on the government’s asylum seeker operations during the time Scott Morrison was immigration minister. Almost every referral made to the AFP by federal government agencies “for unauthorised disclosure of commonwealth information” since the Coalition took office in September 2013 has been directly related to immigration reporting by journalists.

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W. E. B. Du BoisWilliam Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868-1963), at the beginning of his career, criticized the Jews, but such sentiments came to an abrupt end when Du Bois “became the editor of [the NAACP journal] The Crisis.”[1]The Jews knew that Du Bois was a closet Marxist—though he “waited until he was in his nineties to join the Communist Party”[2]—and played on those sympathies to entice him into joining their cause.

In 1903, Du Bois wrote unflattering assertions about the Jews in The Souls of Black Folk, and Jewish supporters such as Jacob Schiff and Rabbi Stephen Wise protested.

“But Du Bois let the comments stand until he revised the book in 1953, when he was eighty-five years old. He then deleted the references and apologized for his own insensitivity.”[3]

E. B. Du Bois had many Jewish associates, including the father of Bettina Aptheker, a Marxist historian, activist and author who joined the Communist Party in 1939.

In March 1953, Du Bois wrote an essay entitled “On Stalin” in which he extolled the Communist dictator as

“a great man; few other men of the 20th century approach his stature. He was simple, calm and courageous…Stalin was not a man of conventional learning; he was much more than that: he was a man who thought deeply, read understandingly and listened to wisdom, no matter whence it came.

“He was attacked and slandered as few men of power have been; yet he seldom lost his courtesy and balance; nor did he let attack drive him from his convictions nor induce him to surrender positions which he knew were correct.”[4]

In 1931, Du Bois wrote Albert Einstein a letter in which he asked him to write “a word about the evil of race prejudice in the world. A short statement from you of 500 to 1,000 words on this subject would help us greatly in our continuing fight for freedom.”[5]

Einstein, who was living in Germany at the time, probably didn’t have a clue who Du Bois was, but Du Bois continued, “With regard to myself, you will find something about me in ‘Who’s Who in America.’ I was formerly a student of Wagner and Schmoller in the University of Berlin.”[6]

Albert Einstein

Einstein could not send Du Bois a long letter because of “excessive workload,” but he did send a short letter that led Du Bois to praise Einstein in The Crisis. Soon after, the New York Times published an article with the headline “Einstein Hails Negro Race.”[7]

Later, when Einstein moved to the United States, he was a strong supporter of Du Bois and Paul Robeson; after that, it was only a matter of time until Einstein joined their movement. In an article entitled “The Negro Question,” Einstein declared,

“[The American’s] sense of equality and human dignity is mainly limited to men of white skins. Even among these there are prejudices, of which I as a Jew am clearly conscious; but they are not important in comparison with the attitude of the ‘Whites’ toward their fellow-citizens of darker complexion, particularly toward Negroes. The more I feel an American, the more this situation pains me.”[8]

Einstein castigated Europeans, saying,

“Your ancestors dragged these black people from their homes by force; and in the white man’s quest for wealth and an easy life they have been ruthlessly suppressed and exploited, denigrated into slavery.”[9]

I have already addressed the issue of slavery; this kind of attitude is historically inconsistent, especially when you take into account the number of Jews in the slave trade. To make matters worse, Talmudic Judaism has some utterly disgusting views about blacks.

For example, Rabbi Hiyya declared in the Talmud,

“Ham and the dog copulated on the Ark, therefore Ham came forth dark-skinned.”[10]

The fact that Einstein did not even mention these issues shows that Einstein was either ignorant of it or had fallen victim to double standards.


 Other intellectuals, like Richard Wright, follow in Du Bois’s Communist footsteps. This would include civil rights activist Julius Lester.[11]

Martin Luther King, Jr.

While almost everyone involved in the civil rights movement of the 1960s was determined to eradicate racism by any means, no one stopped to notice the sexual mores that lurked beneath the movement itself.

Martin Luther King, Jr., despite his admirable concept that “a man should not be judged by the color of his skin but by the content of his character,” was personally immersed in sexual debauchery, something nearly all his associates knew.

David Garrow, author of one the most thorough biographies of Martin Luther King, Jr., declared that King had a “compulsive sexual athleticism.”[12]

Many black ministers could not take King’s religious messages seriously precisely because King’s personal life contradicted his public appearances. Garrow writes, “King’s sexual behavior stood at a great distance from his professed beliefs about sexuality, and the contradictions created painful and at times overwhelming guilt.”[13]

Some have suggested that had King not been assassinated, his marriage would have ended in divorce over his infidelity.

In fact, many activists saw the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) as a hotbed for “getting laid.”[14] One staffer declared,

“I watched women making passes at Martin Luther King. I could not believe what I was seeing in white Westchester women…They would walk up to him and they would sort of lick their lips and hint, and [hand him] notes.”[15]

Ralph David Abernathy, a protégé of King’s, writes in his autobiography that King was involved in extra-marital affairs, even giving examples of women coming and going from a hotel where King and Abernathy were staying.[16] But Abernathy writes page after page defending King’s behavior.[17]

Taylor Branch, another historian of the civil rights movement, agrees that King was guilty of such charges.[18]


Stanley Levison

Although Friedman says Martin Luther King, Jr., was under FBI surveillance because of his extramarital affairs,[19] King was actually a person of interest because of his strong ties to Stanley Levison, a Jewish Communist and attorney, who was one of  King’s closest advisors and even made arrangements for one of  King’s autobiographical accounts to be published by Harper & Brothers.[20]

Levison did more than just coach King: he prepared King’s “tax returns,” wrote “articles and speeches,” and kept “an eye on Harper’s promotion of [King’s book] Stride Toward Freedom”[21]

Levison even told King to avoid saying a few things in the book because some of them “could create unnecessary charges of an egocentric presentation of the situation and is important to avoid even if it were the fact.”[22]

Levison ended up writing the final chapter of Stride Toward Freedom “and even drafted new passages that were incorporated verbatim into the published text.”[23]

For all of this, Levison asked for no salary. When King wrote Levison a letter asking him to bill him for his laborious work, Levison replied that no salary is needed, adding,

“It is out of the question…The liberation struggle is the most positive and rewarding area of work anyone could experience.”[24]

Garrow wrote, “King accepted Levison’s position, and their relationship grew closer.”[25]

It was communist Bayard Rustin who first introduced Levison to King in 1956.[26] Levison dedicated himself to shaping and refining Martin Luther King Jr., and the SCLC. Levison’s work was not without reward, as later King began to echo Levinson’s Communist sentiments, even making statements suggesting private Communist leanings.

“I am not going to allow anybody to put me in the bind of making me say, every time I said there must be a better distribution of wealth, and maybe America must move toward a democratic socialism, [that] I am saying that we must be Communist or Marxist.”[27]

King also surrounded himself with people such as Harry Wachtel, Jack Greenberg, Rabbi Herschel, and Allard Lowenstein. But the most influential among them was Stanley Levison.[28]

Since King relied on Levison for most of his speeches and published works, Levison laughingly told one of King’s associates that he “considered himself one of the foremost religious writers in America.”

Even after King’s death, his wife Coretta sought help from Levison, who “wrote speeches and articles for her” and armed her for press conferences:

“Levison gave her materials to read beforehand and told her what to expect from her interrogators.”[29]

In general, Levison and other Jews energized the spirit of the SCLC.


Paul Tillich

In addition to falling under the spell of Communists like Levinson, Martin Luther King, Jr., was also influenced by Paul Tillich, one of the most liberal theologians of the twentieth century.

King’s Ph.D. dissertation[30] was a comparison between Paul Tillich and liberal American theologian and philosopher Henry Nelson Wieman.

Another way Tillich influenced King was sexually— King’s sexual life paralleled Tillich’s own sexual proclivities. Tillich’s wife, Hannah, recounted in their autobiography that she found whorehouses “a window into hidden truth”!

Shortly after their move from Germany to America, they settled in Harlem, New York, where they found the sexual liberation they were looking for among the blacks. Hannah writes:

“Somebody must have taken us to Small’s Paradise, where one went up a steep staircase, watched by an old pockmarked Negro, whose muddy uniform with gold and braid we feared a little.

“Later we would shake hands with him. Inside the dark, long room, we sat facing clouds that drifted behind an orchestra of Negroes, who played noisily and shrilly. It was as if we had entered a tropical forest with parrots screaming, dark faces peering out of the jungle, falsetto voices, and brilliant colors.

“A Negro danced with me, a Negress with Paul. Once we dared to go to a show in a basement were there were mostly Negroes. In the dancing space at the center of the room occasional performances were given.

“A nude Negress painted gold, having danced with a Negro twice her size, leaned her body against a post and masturbated with violent snakelike movements, while her former partner and another girl unmistakably performed the acts of intimate sex. It did not seem vulgar or fleshy. It was filled with the natural vivacity of these beautiful black people.”[31]

This not a coincidence, for immediately after being dispatched from Germany, Tillich and his wife joined Union Theological Seminary, which was known for its propagation of Wilhelm Reich’s sexual ideologies.

“Reich made contact through Alexander Lowen with the Settlement House connected with the Union Theological Seminary in New York, then home to Paul Tillich…

“Lowen arranged a speaking engagement for Reich to the people of the Union because he felt that Reich ‘could change the world’ by explaining the social implications of the sexual problems of youth.”[32]


As we have seen, the 1960s civil rights movement was subtly influenced by Jewish revolutionary activity, and many impressionable people jumped on the bandwagon without being aware that the bandwagon itself was loaded with moral and political explosives. What are the results? Since the 1960s, the black family has never been the same:

“In 1960, 78 percent of all black families were headed by married couples; today that figure is less than 40 percent. Similarly in the 1950s, black crime rates were higher than those of whites, but they were vastly lower than they are today. During that period…racism was far worse, especially in its ability to deny blacks access to basic rights and opportunities.”[33]

The modern breakdown of the family—based on a weakening of the values that defined family and community—is just that: a modern development.

This is the case even when taking into account the uncertain family life of black slaves. Historian Brenda E. Stevenson, in her conclusion to Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South, stresses the universal bonds that brought families of all races together.

“Community values and directives defined southern life in ways that would be difficult for contemporary readers to reconcile given the lack of importance many ascribe to ‘a’ or ‘any’ community today. ‘Community,’ its collective will and value system, however, was the linchpin of southern morality and the southerner’s socio-cultural ideology. It had tremendous worth and a defining presence for everyone, whether free or slave, man or woman, planter or pauper.…

“Free blacks and slaves also were determined to maintain the integrity of their families and communities despite often overwhelming pressures to the otherwise.”[34]

Even in the 1940s and 50s, black crimes were quite low, but when the number of black marriages began to decline during the 1960s,[35] things were never the same. After the civil rights era, the moral pendulum for many black families seems to have swung in the opposite direction. The number of children born out of wedlock rose dramatically, as did crime rates among black families.

Most modern intellectuals lay the blame for this moral breakdown directly at the feet of slavery. However, this widely held notion is false, historically and logically. Thomas Sowell himself wrote,

“[T]he fact is that in the late nineteenth century, when blacks were just one generation out of slavery, there was nothing like today’s levels of unwed births or failure to participate in the labor force. It has been from the 1960s onward that these social pathologies have escalated. Whatever the cause, it has arisen long after slavery had ended.”[36]

He continued,

“Over the entire 85-year history of academic success in [Dunbar High School], from 1870 to 1955, most of its graduates went on to higher education.

This was very unusual for either black or white high-school graduates during that era. Because these were usually low-income students, most went to a local free teachers’ college or to relatively inexpensive Howard University, but significant numbers won scholarships to leading colleges and universities elsewhere…

“At one time, the reputation of Dunbar graduates was such that they did not have to take [an] entrance examination to be admitted to Dartmouth, Harvard, and some other selective colleges. When Robert N. Mattingly graduated from the M Street School in 1902, he entered Amherst College, receiving credit for freshman mathematics and first-year college physics—and he graduated in three years, Phi Beta Kappa. Yet, far from being one of the elite, Mattingly was, in his own words, “At Amherst on a shoestring.”[37]

This is just the beginning:

“As early as 1899, Dunbar scored higher in city-wide tests than any of the white high schools in the District of Columbia. Down through the years its attendance records were generally better than those of the white high schools, and its rate of tardiness was lower. Dunbar meant business.”

During these flourishing years,

“Latin was taught throughout the period from 1870-1955, and in the early decades, Greek was taught as well. In the 1940s, Dunbar fought a losing battle with the superintendent of schools to have calculus added.”[38]

Yet as the years went by, Dunbar’s excellent performance crumbled:

“Now, as inadequately educated, inadequately motivated, and disruptive students flooded into the school, teachers began retiring, some as early as 55 years of age.

“Dunbar quickly became just another failing ghetto school, with all the problems that such schools have, all across the country. Eighty-five years of achievement simply vanished into thin air…During the years of Dunbar’s success, it was starved for funds and some of its classes had more than 40 students.

“As a failing ghetto school today, Dunbar has a finer physical plant than it ever had when it was an academic success.[39]

“The school was in operation more than 40 years before it had a lunchroom, which then was so small that many children had to eat lunch out on the street. Blackboards were ‘cracked with confusing lines resembling a map.’ It was 1950 before the school had a public address system.”[40]

As we have argued in the past, Sowell does not lack the academic sophistication to find out the real cause. In fact, he seems to imply that the civil rights movement was largely a failure.[41] But who was really behind it? Well, Sowell does not tell us.

But we all know that ideological movements cannot stand on their own. They all have their intellectual pinheads and mush-heads. To be more precise, you cannot have a serious ideological movement without the presence of the Dreadful Few. Take it from Benjamin Disraeli:

“You never observe a great intellectual movement in Europe in which the Jews do not greatly participate.”

The Civil Rights Movement was no exception, and ever since that era, America has never been the same. Crime rates skyrocketed and the Dreadful Few in particular began to use “race” to destroy American families, neighborhoods, and communities. Louis Wirth did exactly that in the twentieth century. As we have seen in the previous article, George Soros is following the same pattern in Ferguson.

http://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/01/20/the-awful-truth-about-w-e-b-du-bois-and-martin-luther-king-jr-part-ii/

Part One: http://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/01/19/the-awful-truth-about-the-civil-rights-movement-part-i/

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‘On January 13th, the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) telecast the FRONTLINE documentary, “Putin’s Way,” which purported to be a biography of Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin.

The press release about this film states: “Drawing on firsthand accounts from exiled Russian business tycoons, writers and politicians, as well as the exhaustive research of scholar and best-selling Putin’s Kleptocracy author Karen Dawisha, the film examines troubling episodes in Putin’s past, from alleged money-laundering activities and ties to organized crime, to a secret personal fortune said to be in the billions. … These accounts portray a Russian leader who began by professing hope and democracy but now is stoking nationalism, conflict and authoritarianism.”’

Read more: PBS-TV’s Frontline Misrepresents Russia’s Vladimir Putin

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BAGHDAD — For more than a year, the leader of one the most notorious insurgent groups in Iraq was said to be a mysterious Iraqi named Abdullah Rashid al-Baghdadi.

As the titular head of the Islamic State in Iraq, an organization publicly backed by Al Qaeda, Baghdadi issued a steady stream of incendiary pronouncements. Despite claims by Iraqi officials that he had been killed in May, Baghdadi appeared to have persevered unscathed.

On Wednesday, a senior American military spokesman provided a new explanation for Baghdadi’s ability to escape attack: He never existed.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/18/world/africa/18iht-iraq.4.6718200.html?_r=5&

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If the stand-up-for-freedom by paying to see a lousy film about Korea wasn’t enough to send you to the vomitorium, the murders in Paris should have done the job. The global 1% is moving us towards more bloody warfare as salvation for capital while growing sectors of the 99% wonder if we can afford to tolerate this madness much longer and hope to survive as a race.

A Hollywood film about murdering the North Korean head of state received negative reaction from North Korea – who could have imagined that? – and became a heroic gesture for freedom when a ban on its showing was rescinded and Hollywood fundamentalists risked life and limb congratulating themselves for having the courage to watch a stupid racist movie. Wow. Is this a great country or what?

But that was light stuff.

Shocking as they were, the horrible murders in Paris could have been anticipated by the attitudes of sophomoric, goading, racist disrespect for Islam taken by the publication which was attacked. This tragedy was immediately transformed into a ceremonial frenzy about freedom of speech forced on decent people who might not know such freedom even if they actually had it. But we can all identify bloody murder when it’s bludgeoned into our skulls by corporate media, its alternative echoes, and an assortment of fringe analysts who find Dick Cheney, Mossad, the Illuminati, the CIA or the Brothers Karamazov at the root of anything and everything that happens behind an all encompassing “false flag” waving over all of our besieged brains.

Given the consciousness control exercised by our corporate mind managers, even mildly critical people can’t be faulted for believing in religion. Whether the accepted opiate is Judeo Christian, Islamic, Buddhist or conspiratorial, its explanations can seem to make more sense than what passes for corporate capital’s political economic gospel.

But the procession of head of state western mass murderers and suppressors of liberty parading under the banner of freedom – a false flag if there ever was one – and mouthing platitudes about humanity united against exactly what they practice every day was enough to get some religious folk to renounce their faith in anything, except maybe the God of Fake Fabric worshipped by the conspiracy church.

Most disgraceful is the complicity of the USA in its training and financing many of these “freedom fighters” who become “terrorists” when they turn their wrath on us instead of the people we hired them to kill. The two who attacked the French publication were once fighting for the American side in trying to destroy the Syrian government as part of a slaughter that has killed some two hundred thousand people and made refugees of hundreds of thousands more. All of these people, like those killed in Paris, were and are innocent of anything more than being unable to stop powerful minorities of state terrorists from destroying their nations. But only some, we are told, deserve our sympathy.

Left out of the story are details that certainly do not rationalize the hideous attack on innocents but put them into a social perspective. Like, this alleged French bastion of satirical freedom of the press once dumped a staff person for allegedly making an anti-Semitic remark. Oh? But it’s okay to insinuate that Islam’s billions are united in trying to destroy the west in all its past glorious profits of colonialism and present glorious profits in pet food and homelessness?

The reductionist hate of professional islamophobics who, since 911, have assumed leadership in shaping what passes for political religious logic in America would have us accept every patronizing simplification that passes for news and nullifies material history. Draw Mohammed as a clown and Muslims as demented monsters anxious to cover our women in cloth instead of cosmetics and run the planet as a caliphate instead of a mall and you can pose as an expert on terrorism on PBS or Fox, a pundit at the NYTimes, even though you’re just a nitwit on the corporate payroll helping to further savage american mentalities.

While millions have been innocently swept up in the massive global trance induced by the corporate attack on critical thought, it is refreshing to see how many have demanded a broader scope in the telling of the story that includes what the provocations might have been and not simply the awful acts committed in a social vacuum, as they are presented. History and social reality do not exist in the major presentation, and its almost as though the killers were having breakfast and decided to murder people instead of taking in a movie, going shopping or attending grad school.

The skeptics who always find hidden assassins, fake identities, subterfuge and intrigue only they can understand are there, as always, but they are accompanied by far more who take a wider view and refuse to be swept up in the panic about terrorists who kill on a small scale while nations murder by the thousands.

This love-in for liberty observes a vicious double standard, as evidenced by the prosecution of a French comedian who dares to speak against the establishment and includes criticism of Israel and the holocaust in his act and is thus judged unworthy of freedom. Perhaps if he’d just viciously slur nearly two billion Muslims for the behavior of a relative handful France would allow him to speak as freely as its complicit butchery in Syria allows?

Look for entrapment of often puzzled youth into planning violence organized with arms supplied by federal agents, numerous arrests of terrorists often set up by those same agents, and continued panic induced among a public generally uninformed as to why there might indeed be hatred for the west among many, especially Muslims who are being singled out in the present war of capital. That system’s history of colonialism, its mass slaughter, enslaving and exploitation of much of the non-european world, and its present status of global crisis bordering on collapse while its ruling minority desperately attempts to salvage what will ruin civilization if it is allowed to continue will not be mentioned by them but must be understood by us.

Not just Cuba, Bolivia and Venezuela, but all of us.

email: fpscott@gmail.com

Frank Scott writes  political commentary and satire which appears online at the blog Legalienate

http://legalienate.blogspot.com

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Once again the mainstream media peddled the spoon-fed propaganda that world leaders “led the march” to honor the victims of the Paris shootings last week. Glorious photo-ops of Merkel, Hollande, Poroshenko, David Cameron (oh, and not Barack Obama) were smeared across front pages hailing the “unity in outrage.” However, as appears to be the case in so many ‘events’ in the new normal managed thinking in which we live, The Independent reports, French TV has exposed the reality of the ‘photo-op’ seen-around-the-world: the ‘dignitaries’ were not in fact “at” the Paris rallies but had the photo taken on an empty guarded side street

As The Independent reports,

A different perspective on the leader’s portion of the march has emerged in the form of a wide shot displayed on French TV news reports.

 

It shows that the front line of leaders was followed by just over a dozen rows other dignitaries and officials – after which there was a large security presence maintaining a significant gap with the throngs of other marchers.

 

The measure was presumably taken for security reasons – but political commentators have suggested that it raises doubts as to whether the leaders were really part of the march at all.

 

 

 http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-01-17/truth-behind-cherlie-hebdo-solidarity-photo-op

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‘Want to influence a casino bid? Polish your corporate image? Not be labeled a racist?

Then you need to pay Al Sharpton.

For more than a decade, corporations have shelled out thousands of dollars in donations and consulting fees to Sharpton’s National Action Network. What they get in return is the reverend’s supposed sway in the black community or, more often, his silence.’

Read more: How Sharpton gets paid to not cry ‘racism’ at corporations

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