Having Fun With Verrit

So everyone has heard about Verrit - the site created by that love-sick Hillary supporter, Peter Daou.

He honestly tweeted "Hillary Democrats are the heart and conscience of America.

It's a propaganda website for the 65.8 million who voted for Hillary.

To me, it's nothing more than a place for her Establishment boot lickers to worship her.

It's a safe space for her supporters who are too scared of the truth.

No one is more scared of the truth than Hillary, so she just loves it!

It's a place to go when you're still with her and you need to play the part of the victim.

What people may not know is there's a website where you can make fake Verrits and post them online.

Make your own Verrit news headline below! Spread your truth! Get Verriting!

Disclaimer: This is intended for satire only. We are not affiliated in any way with Verrit or its field of corncobs, nor would we ever fucking be.

I've had a ball the past few days making fake Verrits and wanted to share them.

Hillary on renewable energy and the coal industry:

Neera Tanden's thoughts on Hillary's private email server:

Neera Tanden to John Podesta on Hillary's instincts:

Hillary Clinton on there being one standard for her and a different one for everyone else:

Hillary on why people don't seem to like her:

Hillary on classified information:

Hillary on Wisconsin:

Janet Reitman, Rolling Stone on right-wing attacks:

Hillary on illegal immigrants:

Hillary on Iraq:

Hillary on same-sex marriage:

The Guardian on plastic bottles:

Hillary Clinton on her detractors:

Hillary Clinton on America's moment of reckoning:

Hillary Clinton on deporting children:

USAToday on women investors:

Harry S. Truman on what America is built on:

Nelson Mandela on poverty, injustice and gross inequality:

Public Domain quote on privilege and equality:

If y'all see anything you like, be sociable and share.

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is what happens when you give your creepiest internet stalker a job on your campaign.

Verrit Authentication Code 8675309.

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"The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum." --Noam Chomsky

@movie buff

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"The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum." --Noam Chomsky

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I have no idea what this website is supposed to accomplish, but I found this little gem:
Hillary Democrats Are the Heart and Conscience of America

Hillary Democrats are the heart and conscience of America. They cast a vote for compassion, inclusion, justice, and equality – the values that make America great. It is a travesty that they continue to be treated with disdain and disrespect.

Yeah, sure. Herheinous is just full of compassion for poor families who needed to rely on welfare. She's right about the inclusion, she thought that what the Iraqi people experienced should be felt by people in Syria, Honduras and the other countries that she had a hand in destabilizing. Justice-what more needs said? Equality? Let's ask the woman who worked at Walmart.

Verrit was met with an entirely predictable response from Clinton’s detractors:rage, abuse, bullying, mockery.

Here it is again. Any criticism of Herheinous means that we are not only spreading right wing talking points, but also spreading Russian propaganda. I read this on ToP today. Yep, it's true. I was brainwashed by Putin or one of his Russian-bots.

This is rich. Which website kicked us off before most of the country had voted yet?

The effort to silence and invisibilize Hillary Clinton and her voters continues unabated since the 2016 election. In fact, if the frenzy over Verrit’s launch is any indication, the hostility has intensified.

Sigh.... Yahoo

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The Democrats are beyond morally bankrupt. The Party’s very soul has been replaced with pure ratfuckery.

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@snoopydawg
among Dems. Practically unheard of.
My guess is Bernie does nothing with that support.

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@Wink

My guess is Bernie does nothing with that support.

money,time,energy,hopes of the young.
looks like he will piss it away again. hope I am wrong.

"needed Lincoln- got Sanders" on our gravestone.

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@irishking

the issues important to us all so that they live long after he is gone.

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"The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?" ~Orwell, "1984"

@Lily O Lady

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@snoopydawg
Comes up for that particular Verrit and there are all sorts of comments and tweets, etc.

On the Verrit that you linked to, this is part of what Peter Daou had to say: (bolding mine)

The response has been overwhelmingly enthusiastic among Clinton’s voters, with hundreds of thousands of site visits, comments, social media follows, signups, emails, etc. It validates the purpose of the platform, a place where the shared interests, values, and aspirations of 65.8 million Americans can be centered, free of harassment and hate.

I think he meant to say censored because one of the comments further down the page said this:

I actually really like how they say all the comments are reviewed before publishing them, it makes me feel safe to be a human being while engaging in an online forum.

Then there was this comment that I LOL'ed at:

Hillary supporters get the job done.

Apparently their job was not to get Hillary elected.

Here's a page for a different Verrit:

Maligning Hillary Clinton From the Left Is a Conscious Embrace of the Far Right

Hillary Clinton is an honest, ethical, accomplished leader who made history in 2016. She was the first woman ever to become a major U.S. party nominee. And she won the popular vote by a comfortable margin, garnering more votes than anyone other than Barack Obama in 2008.

[SNIP]

Hillary Clinton is the heart and soul of the Democratic Party, someone who has always been the tip of the spear in the fight for women’s rights, health care, and many other core progressive policies. She should be treated with the dignity and respect she has earned over the decades, not shunned or brushed away.

Visiting that website is like going to church to worship Hillary.

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@snoopydawg Aside from the irony and absurdity of that comment (much like Christiansists, when they aren't allowed to dominate the culture and have to acknowledge facts that challenge their beliefs, they get sooo pouty) wtf is "invisibilize"?

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@Dr. John Carpenter

It means To make invisible; to marginalize so as to erase the presence or contributions of.

So I guess she's come full circle now - at least according to Peter Daou.

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@LoneStarMike Unfortunately rather than "gracefully" fading away, Clinton had instead become a poltergeist.

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@snoopydawg

Shouldn't we have compassion for a woman who took the job of Secretary of State and was forced to publicly admit that she was - and apparently continued to be - incapable of grasping even basic National Security protocol integral to the position?

Luckily, Her was also capable of grasping a hell of a lot of money from people/countries who benefited from Her incapacity to understand that she wasn't supposed to massively profit from her public service position at the cost of Her country and people, or we wouldn't realize that Her was, indeed, so very grasping...

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Psychopathy is not a political position, whether labeled 'conservatism', 'centrism' or 'left'.

A tin labeled 'coffee' may be a can of worms or pathology identified by a lack of empathy/willingness to harm others to achieve personal desires.

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Gëzuar!!

@Bollox Ref

On a side note, you just can't find a photo of this dude smiling anywhere online. I had to watch him on Youtube just to capture a screen shot where he showed a little teeth.

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@LoneStarMike
seems pathological at this point.

(Edited)

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Gëzuar!!

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@Bollox Ref I ventured over there to the link that Snoopy provided and comments sounded like those coming from seriously brainwashed people. I felt like I needed a shower after going over there.

On a serious note, I keep wondering what is the purpose of this site? It is the very same question I ask about Hillary's book. The answer to both appears to continued stroking of Ms. Clinton's very needy ego. She and her sycophants are continuing to re-litigate the election one year later.

What good does this do for the American people? Where are Hillary and her devoted followers in trying to move for legislation and programs to help the American people? She could be traveling around the country pushing for high minimum wages, Medicare for all, clean energy programs,
de-criminalization of marijuana, prison and sentencing reform, and a whole host of other issues that would benefit the people of this country.

Instead, we get the Hillary pity party in which she and her devoted followers continue to blame everyone for her loss, particularly focused upon Bernie and his followers. The self serving arrogance of Hillary Clinton is on full display here. She is not a nice or good intentioned person.

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"I don't want to run the empire, I want to bring it down!" ~Dr. Cornel West "...isn't the problem here that the government takes on, arbitrarily and without justification, an adversarial attitude towards its citizenry?" ~CantStoptheMacedonianSignal

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@gulfgal98

Instead, we get the Hillary pity party in which she and her devoted followers continue to blame everyone for her loss, particularly focused upon Bernie and his followers. The self serving arrogance of Hillary Clinton is on full display here. She is not a nice or good intentioned person.

They also say that she had been subjected to 30 years of harassment by the right wing who made up scandals that both of the Clintons, but mainly Hillary, spent their entire political careers defending against.

If the Clintons hadn't pushed the envelope on what was legal or not, there wouldn't have been any scandals for the right wing to look into.
Was it false when they went after Bill for perjury? Nope. He not only went on national TV and denied having sex with Monica Lewinsky, he also lied about it during his testimony in front of congress. This is why he was stripped from being a lawyer again. This is history, not a fake scandal.

As to all the things that Hillary was hit with during the last election, no one had to make up a false scandal to go after her. She did that herself.
No one made her take advantage of her position at the state department and accept billions in donations from foreign governments,institutions or anyone else who had business with the state department. These were given after she helped broker a sale of some kind, settled their problems with the state department or countless other issues.
Or see that Bill got to give a paid speech before or after she finished her business.
She knew that she had been told not to do this type of activity, yet she persisted. Gawd, let's retire this word.
No one told her to keep her emails on a private server which people from the Clinton foundation had access to.

If she hadn't done any of these things, then she wouldn't have been running for president while being under investigation by the FBI!!.
These were unforced errors on her part, and yet she and her supporters still thinks that outside forces are what caused her to lose her coronation.

As someone wrote, "WE are going to need a bigger stake"
Will no one rid of this bothersome...................?

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@gulfgal98

... On a serious note, I keep wondering what is the purpose of this site? It is the very same question I ask about Hillary's book. The answer to both appears to continued stroking of Ms. Clinton's very needy ego. She and her sycophants are continuing to re-litigate the election one year later.

What good does this do for the American people? Where are Hillary and her devoted followers in trying to move for legislation and programs to help the American people? She could be traveling around the country pushing for high minimum wages, Medicare for all, clean energy programs,
de-criminalization of marijuana, prison and sentencing reform, and a whole host of other issues that would benefit the people of this country.

Instead, we get the Hillary pity party in which she and her devoted followers continue to blame everyone for her loss, particularly focused upon Bernie and his followers. The self serving arrogance of Hillary Clinton is on full display here. She is not a nice or good intentioned person.

Her Presidential campaign never ends, does it? Same old, same old, only now apparently with fewer Big Donors and, it seems, some degree of disapproval from at least one of Her largest paymasters.

Although I still do have suspicions that this Republican win may have been rigged toward that Constitutional re-write to corporate/billionaire specs and that Her's been promised Her Turn later, once that's done and all Her can do is to follow corporate 'Constitutional' 'law' as corporate management. If the general public stands still for all of this, to be squished more easily.

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Psychopathy is not a political position, whether labeled 'conservatism', 'centrism' or 'left'.

A tin labeled 'coffee' may be a can of worms or pathology identified by a lack of empathy/willingness to harm others to achieve personal desires.

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@LoneStarMike

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the little things you can do often are more valuable than the giant things you can't! - @thanatokephaloides. All about building progressive media. (-1.9) On Twitter @winkradio.

Because aside from the narcissist's need to create an alternate reality bubble where they can be loved appropriately (like they've accused Trump of) I can't think of a single reason for this propaganda site to exist. I almost admire their dedication to the idea that it was only "bad branding" that cost Her the election, totally ignoring that Her is probably one of the most famous pols in the world with every advantage one could have short of an actual coronation and still had to cheat to avoid losing the primary to an obscure, self styled socialist outsider who faced a virtual media blackout and had a shoestring buget. Preaching to the choir here, but at what point does the light turn on and reality break through? Never???

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@Dr. John Carpenter Claim you're not running the same week you start a book tour and launch a propaganda network? Not buying it.

She'll reluctantly succumb to the #DraftHillary campaign Her bots launch just as the whisper campaigns against all the other candidates take hold. Whatever outrageous thing Trump does that day will be what finally forces Her hand.

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@Dopeman

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@Dopeman

... She'll reluctantly succumb to the #DraftHillary campaign Her bots launch just as the whisper campaigns against all the other candidates take hold. Whatever outrageous thing Trump does that day will be what finally forces Her hand.

Whadda 'ya wanna bet that'll be after the US Constitutional Convention that's been pushed for this past while?

Where, I personally suspect, all Non-Billionaire-Americans are to be written out of mention, except as corporate/billionaire assets or liabilities, in keeping with the demands of those Bush-initiated, Obama-promoted, Hillary-supported 'trade bills' handing control of domestic law as a for-self-determined-maximized-profit-guaranteed 'right' over to corporate/billionaire-only courts offshore, with no standing or recourse for the public made liable for the provision of these anticipated profits even at the cost of their health, lives and country?

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A tin labeled 'coffee' may be a can of worms or pathology identified by a lack of empathy/willingness to harm others to achieve personal desires.

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@Dr. John Carpenter
to be totally nuts to run HRC again. wait...

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@Wink
Seriously, at what point to you realize that your preferred candidate is horribly flawed and you should have gone with the other person from the primary?

I would think it would be when that candidate was under investigation by the f*cking FBI!!
Did they really think that people would not notice that?
Sure, she apparently won the popular vote, but that isn't how our elections are decided, right? And Hillary knew this before she lined up all the super delegates a year before she declared her run for the presidency. During which time she was getting paid to give speeches.
Thought no one would notice this little fact either?
Or that she had to cheat to even with the chance to try to beat Donald Trump of all people. That should have been a walk in the park, except that they choose to run Herheinous

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with Freddie, his gay rescue cat. Someone sent this to @angryberner, great parody account that has been ripping on verrit since it came out.

This account is hilarious.

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@Dopeman I follow @angryberner, whoever runs that is hilarious.

I also highly recommend Neera Tantrum (@Rumbiddybo) and Honest Hillary (@Honest_Hillary).

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“We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy.”

― Chris Hedges

@ggersh Sometimes you can judge a book by its cover.

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@MinuteMan What Happened To "What Happened": Amazon Slashes Hillary's Book Price 40% Before It Hits Shelves

If prices are any indicator of demand then both Amazon and Walmart seem to be under the impression that no one cares about Hillary's new book.
SEP 11, 2017 4:50 PM
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http://www.zerohedge.com/

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“We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy.”

― Chris Hedges

@ggersh

Dear gawd - you meant this

16 Years Later: 9/11 Lessons Put Into Practice?

by Tyler Durden
Sep 11, 2017 9:35 PM

voicing concern about having to fight terrorists in their own countries to avoid fighting them on American soil, while being nuked?

I hope that anyone seeing this reads the whole thing at source, if at all possible, although as it's stated that Google has a problem with it, I'll copy (all emphasis mine, although too tired to see straight and having trouble getting the emphasis to go where I want it, lol) the whole thing below...

http://www.veteranstoday.com/2013/04/20/the-cias-founding-of-al-qaeda-do...

The CIA’s “Founding” of Al Qaeda Documented

By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor on April 20, 2013

The Muslim Terrorist Apparatus was Created by US Intelligence as a Geopolitical Weapon

Le Nouvel Observateur’s Interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski

Originally published 15-21 January 1998

Translated by Jean Martineau

(Editor’s Note: The following article and interview have been suppressed by Google, now a “black-ops” contractor. The background on US backing for the Chechen rebels totally debunks attempts to assign blame for the Boston Marathon bombings to any group other than American security agencies and their domestic and foreign contractors who were very obvious at the scene, before and after the attack we believe they staged. Without adequate background on how we got where we are, real information can easily be “shaken off” as conspiracy.

If you want real conspiracy, read on and see who the very real conspirators are. G Duff for VT)

Below is our translation of an interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski. It is important for three reasons. First, it flatly contradicts the official US justification for giving billions of dollars to the mujahedeen in Afghanistan in the 1980s, namely that the US and Saudi Arabia were defending so-called freedom fighters against Soviet aggression.

“Not so,” says Brzezinski. He confirms what opponents have charged: that the US began covert sponsorship of Muslim extremists five months *before* the Soviets invaded Afghanistan. He says that after President Carter authorized the covert action: “I explained to the president that this support would in my opinion lead to a military intervention by the Soviets.” Second, the interview is instructive concerning so-called “conspiracy theory.” To be sure, there are plenty of nutty theories out there. And of course, there are plenty of just plain wrong theories.

But as Brzezinski demonstrates, the US foreign policy establishment did, for want of a better word, conspire. Even as they claimed to oppose Muslim extremism, they knowingly fomented it *as a weapon of policy.* And they lied about what they were doing, pretending they were helping freedom fighters resist an invasion. In other words, deceit on two levels.

One must ask oneself: if the US foreign policy Establishment used Muslim extremism as a weapon once, how can one argue *in principle* that they would not use it again? We say they *have* used it again; that they have used it continuously; and that we are seeing the fruits of this policy. Most recently we have seen the real essence of the Brzezinski doctrine in the horrendous events this past week in Russia (culminating in the school attack) and Israel (the double bus bombing).

Brzezinski and his protégé, Zalmay Khalilzad, set up a corporation in 1985, funded by the US congress, to train the mujahedeen to sell reporters the lie that the mujahedeen were freedom fighters and victims of aggression (Associated Press

U.S. Provides $500,000 So Afghan Rebels Can Tell Their Story
AP, September 16, 1985, Monday, PM cycle SECTION: Washington Dateline, by JOAN MOWER

Guerrillas in Afghanistan are about to get money from the United States government for a public relations campaign intended to bring their struggle against Soviet troops to the world’s attention.
The money will train Afghan rebel journalists to use television, radio and newspapers to advance their cause. Reporters will be given mini-cameras to photograph the war inside Afghanistan.

“It is the goal of this project to facilitate the collection, development and distribution of credible, objective and timely professional-quality news stories, photographs and television images about developments in Afghanistan,” said a notice in the Federal Register. The program will be overseen by Uncle Sam’s own propaganda arm, the U.S. Information Agency. Congress appropriated $500,000 to hire experts and may provide more later.

In making the money available, Congress all but instructed USIA to consider an organization like Friends of Afghanistan, a new group whose board includes former Carter administration national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, known for hard-line anti-Soviet views.
USIA has solicited proposals, due Sept. 25 (1985).

Friends of Afghanistan includes other American foreign policy luminaries such as Lawrence Eagleburger, a former undersecretary of state, and Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad, a Columbia University political science professor and some-time paid adviser to the State Department on Afghanistan.

Afghan rebels, called the Mujahedeen, have been battling 100,000 Soviet troops who have occupied the rugged, mountainous country since December 1979.

The Associated Press referred to Khalilzad as a “some-time paid adviser to the State Department on Afghanistan.” This was in the late summer of 1985. Less than three years later Tass, the Soviet news agency, reported that Khalilzad was delivering the mujahedeen an important message from the State Department. Khalilzad told them that the State Department would continue to support them:

a) only if they could consolidate control of Afghanistan and

b) only if they maintained an attitude of implacable hostility to the government in Kabul.

In other words the US ordered the mujahedeen not to make peace:

‘The United States has told the Afghan guerrillas that it would support them in an effort to form a provisional government if they consolidate their control of most of the country and meet other criteria,’ the newspaper New York Times today quoted State Department officials as saying.

A top State Department official made it clear that the government must oppose ‘the soviet-backed regime in Kabul’ and said that the USA did not ‘accept the legitimacy’ of the authorities in Afghanistan. The relevant message was delivered to the rebels in the Pakistani city of Peshawar last week by Zalmay Khalilzad, a special adviser on Afghanistan to under secretary of state Michael H. Armacost. (” To Support Afghan Counter Revolutionaries” New York; The Russian Information Agency ITAR-TASS, May 6, 1988, Friday)

BOSNIA

Brzezinski’s interview has tremendous importance today. According to a Dutch intelligence report on Bosnia, in the early 1990s Pentagon intelligence worked with the Saudis and Iranians to bring weapons and mujahedeen terrorists the ‘Afghan Arabs’ – into Bosnia to indoctrinate and lead Alija Izetbegovic’s Muslim extremists in fighting the Bosnian Serbs.

The same terrorists had been used against the pro-Soviet side in Afghanistan. Once again the media lied, claiming the Bosnian Serbs were fighting to destroy the Bosnian Muslims (i.e., genocide) when they were in fact defending their communities from the mujahedeen, and were allied with a large group of moderate Muslims.

This picture appeared in the London Times on December 11, 1995. The caption reads:

One of the Bosnian Army’s Muslim brigades marches through Zenica in a demonstration of strength by 10,000 soldiers.” Note that according to the Times these 10,000 troops constituted only one of “the Bosnian Army’s Muslim brigades…”

During the 1990s, pictures like this were as rare as hen’s teeth in the Western media. Why? Because they graphically demonstrated that the media was lying when it claimed that the Bosnian Government was moderate and multiculturalist and so on.

The white costumes these troops are wearing are the uniforms of Middle Eastern mujahedeen, not Yugoslav Muslims. The Bosnian Muslim troops wore them because they had been indoctrinated by Muslim extremists, including mujahedeen imported by Iran, Saudi Arabia and other extremist states, with the participation of Pentagon intelligence. In the early part of the Bosnian conflict (up until January 1993) Zalmay Khalilzad, the protégé of Zginew Brzezinski, was in charge of strategic planning at the Pentagon.

In Afghanistan (as Brzezinski proudly states) and then in Bosnia, the US sponsored Muslim terror even as the State Department was officially condemning it. Because ordinary people would never support such a policy, it was sold to the public as support for freedom fighters (Afghanistan) or as defense of abused Muslims (Bosnia.)

By the late 1980s Brzezinski’s protégé, Prof. Zalmay Khalilzad, was the top strategist of the Afghan war.

Under the administration of Bush, Sr., Khalilzad was in charge of strategy at the Pentagon. We have substantial evidence that it was under Bush, Sr., not Clinton, that the US began assisting the mujahedeen in Bosnia.

So, in both cases, we have Brzezinski’s protégé directing the use of Muslim extremism as a weapon against a secular state, with the media misrepresenting the nature of the fight. The Brzezinski Doctrine in action.

2001: Brzezinski’s protégé Zalmay Khalilzad was appointed Senior National Security Director for Southwest Asia, the heartland of Muslim extremist terror…

Khalilzad was in charge of US policy on the ground in Afghanistan before and during the 2001 war. He then personally chose the Afghan government. It was under his watch that the US and Iran cooperated in convening a top level conference to give Afghanistan a government based on Muslim religious law. Now he’s Ambassador and Special Envoy to Afghanistan.

Even while Khalilzad was in charge of Afghanistan he was also the key man on the ground before, during and after the invasion of Iraq. He was in charge of political relations with Iraqi exile politicians and the Iranian and Saudi governments up until the fall 2003. A crucial period.

GEORGIA

His area of official responsibility included Georgia during the period when the US was intensifying the financing and training of the Georgian military. Russia accuses Georgia of aiding the Chechen terrorists.

So Brzezinski has been the key hands-on strategist, the leader on the ground, in a vast area plagued with Muslim extremist terror during most of the so-called war on terror. Oops – did I say rzezinski? Sorry; I meant Zalmay Khalilzad…

Brzezinski’s Interview with Le Nouvel Observateur

Le Nouvel Observateur: Former CIA director Robert Gates states in his memoirs: The American secret services began six months before the Soviet intervention to support the Mujahideen [in Afghanistan]. At that time you were president Carters security advisor; thus you played a key role in this affair. Do you confirm this statement?

Zbigniew Brzezinski: Yes. According to the official version, the CIA’s support for the Mujahideen began in 1980, i.e. after the Soviet army’s invasion of Afghanistan on 24 December 1979. But the reality, which was kept secret until today, is completely different:

Actually it was on 3 July 1979 that president Carter signed the first directive for the secret support of the opposition against the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul. And on the same day I wrote a note, in which I explained to the president that this support would in my opinion lead to a military intervention by the Soviets.

Le Nouvel Observateur: Despite this risk you were a supporter of this covert action? But perhaps you expected the Soviets to enter this war and tried to provoke it?

Zbigniew Brzezinski: It’s not exactly like that. We didn’t push the Russians to intervene but we knowingly increased the probability that they would do it.

Le Nouvel Observateur: When the Soviets justified their intervention with the statement that they were fighting against a secret US interference in Afghanistan, nobody believed them. Nevertheless there was a core of truth to this…Do you regret nothing today?

Zbigniew Brzezinski: Regret what? This secret operation was an excellent idea. It lured the Russians into the Afghan trap, and you would like me to regret that? On the day when the Soviets officially crossed the border, I wrote president Carter, in essence:

“We now have the opportunity to provide the USSR with their Viet Nam war.” Indeed for ten years Moscow had to conduct a war that was intolerable for the regime, a conflict which involved the demoralization and finally the breakup of the Soviet Empire.

Le Nouvel Observateur: And also, don’t you regret having helped future terrorists, having given them weapons and advice?

Zbigniew Brzezinski: What is most important for world history? The Taliban or the fall of the Soviet Empire? Some Islamic hotheads or the liberation of Central Europe and the end of the cold war?

Le Nouvel Observateur: “Some hotheads?” But it has been said time and time again: today Islamic fundamentalism represents a world-wide threat…

Zbigniew Brzezinski: Rubbish! It’s said that the West has a global policy regarding Islam. That’s hogwash: there is no global Islam. Let’s look at Islam in a rational and not a demagogic or emotional way. It is the first world religion with 1.5 billion adherents. But what is there in common between fundamentalist Saudi Arabia, moderate Morocco, militaristic Pakistan, pro-Western Egypt and secularized Central Asia? Nothing more than that which connects the Christian countries…

And yet so many people cannot even believe that ruthless polluting industry self-interests who were cheated into the US government, coming from polluting industries which knowingly and for increased profit routinely destroyed the health of and continually slowly killed thousands (at the least, depending on pollution levels/air quality, etc.,), would kill/allow to be killed - by terrorists they funded and used - a few more thousand in order to gain an excuse to invade other people's countries to kill even more people more directly for increased power and profits?

Liars lie, and killers kill - how can they be trusted still?

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Psychopathy is not a political position, whether labeled 'conservatism', 'centrism' or 'left'.

A tin labeled 'coffee' may be a can of worms or pathology identified by a lack of empathy/willingness to harm others to achieve personal desires.

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@Ellen North the CIA/MIC are in control
with the rest of govt. being an extension.

and the people have for the most part
swallowed the kool-aid, but tptb have
started over reaching, becoming way
to brazen, arrogant on their ride to
riches.

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“We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy.”

― Chris Hedges

@ggersh @ggersh

That Kool-Aid is being force-fed down their throats by virtually all larger outlets and I can only hope that increasing numbers not so much regurgitate the propaganda but eliminate it from their systems to flush it down the toilet. Only the facts are being buried beneath the PR sewage flood which so many people regularly ingest via the idiot-box and bribed/bullied/blackmailed once-respected sources that it's hard to see how...

Edit: indeed, you're right about the overreach and blatancy; though, our only hope, I suspect, is that the anger and despair of the people is channeled constructively as more come to realize that there's no time left to waste waiting for a super-hero to save us, while anything remains to salvage.

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Psychopathy is not a political position, whether labeled 'conservatism', 'centrism' or 'left'.

A tin labeled 'coffee' may be a can of worms or pathology identified by a lack of empathy/willingness to harm others to achieve personal desires.

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@Ellen North and the deplorables go to
the being undivided then the people will
rise.

and indeed you are correct in that the msm
most shittiest media needs to be purged. and while
the list to be purged is long and goes in many
directions hopefully it happens before it's to late.

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“We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy.”

― Chris Hedges

@ggersh

One of those self-evident truths it nonetheless takes genius to point out to the rest of us... thank you so much, even though my face hurts from laughing now.

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Psychopathy is not a political position, whether labeled 'conservatism', 'centrism' or 'left'.

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@Ellen North it's my pleasure, except for the face pain. -vbg-

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“We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy.”

― Chris Hedges

@ggersh

Hey, it was well worth it - you gotta use your laugh muscles or lose them, right? Anyway, the way things are, sometimes it's just going to hurt when you laugh anyway...

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Psychopathy is not a political position, whether labeled 'conservatism', 'centrism' or 'left'.

A tin labeled 'coffee' may be a can of worms or pathology identified by a lack of empathy/willingness to harm others to achieve personal desires.

Thanks, I needed that. My sense of humor seemed to run out of gas about 2004.

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Lookout's picture

Nice graphics LSM and all. I'm sick of the $hill and the democraps, and their message of we're not T-rump. They already lost with that message, but they're caught in the corporate ditch evidently forever.

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“Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.”

Lily O Lady's picture

worshippers can burn incense at her altar while they alter reality.

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"The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?" ~Orwell, "1984"

@Lily O Lady

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"The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?" ~Orwell, "1984"

@LoneStarMike

Bet that 'incense' exuding that wall of mind-altering smoke comes from Afghani fields to achieve the effects it seems to have in creating Hillary fanatics...

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Psychopathy is not a political position, whether labeled 'conservatism', 'centrism' or 'left'.

A tin labeled 'coffee' may be a can of worms or pathology identified by a lack of empathy/willingness to harm others to achieve personal desires.

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I absolutely love your graphics and there are some super ones in this essay! With all the crap coming down, it is so nice to be able to laugh! Thank you!!! Good

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"I don't want to run the empire, I want to bring it down!" ~Dr. Cornel West "...isn't the problem here that the government takes on, arbitrarily and without justification, an adversarial attitude towards its citizenry?" ~CantStoptheMacedonianSignal

@gulfgal98

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