I’d only recently learned of it, and quite accidentally. Now most of us are familiar with Operation Gladio. This is the most concise version of Operation Gladio I was able to find, essentially: ‘part of a post-World War II program set up by the CIA and NATO [as well as MI-6] supposedly to thwart future Soviet/communist invasions or influence in Italy and Western Europe. In the absence of Soviet invasion, it seems to have been to discredit left-wing groups and politicians through the use of “the strategy of tension,” including false-flag terrorism. Think most recently: violent provocateurs Venezuela, same for Nicaragua, now Haiti again (with police snipers), where else in Our Backyard just in the past year or two?
"An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics"
Plato (around 350 B.C.) (Notice he said oldest in 350 B.C.)
I noticed this news the other day.
I have all these repeating entries on my calendar, into perpetuity until changed. Under today's date, I find, among other things, in all caps for emphasis and with an "all day" bright color bar:
Under Water and Under Watered
Floods and droughts, droughts and floods...It was odd this week watching California burn as over four inches of rain fell here in the SE. We seem to be in an age of extremes - with our weather, wealth, war mongering, and welfare. Our political system is owned and controlled by the very agencies driving us down the path of extinction. Real information on foreign interference (by Israel and Saudi Arabia) is ignored as election theater designed to entertain and distract continues in my neighboring states of Georgia and Florida. What made me think of the title under water is the debt load with which we burden our young citizens...locking them into a life of indentured servitude. So let's jump in and see if we can keep our head above the flood waters of this week's news....
Wasn't that what he lead his followers to believe during his campaign?
President Trump leads standing ovation for Clintons
In relative terms in the concept of politics and the world, I am young. I'm a millennial in my 20's struggling to survive. But it didn't take long to understand some basic principles about what drives America and this world, about its political body and what inhabits it.
One observation that isn't necessarily unique I imagine to myself is this:
The greater evil is not the monster that kills simply because, but the monster that kills yet still sees themselves as good.
Interesting exchange between the ruling classes of Germany and the United States "We are an Empire Dammit!" Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder is pissed off at one of Trump's minions, US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, saying the US envoy’s treatment of the host country was "insulting"