All posts by Rich Winkel

Just another piece of paper

“Once again the gods of war have united our Congress like nothing else. Unable to agree on the minimal spending necessary to save our economy, schools, medical system or infrastructure, the cowards who mislead us have retreated to the irrationalities of what George Washington in his farewell address condemned as “pretended patriotism.”

“The defense authorization bill that Congress passed and President Obama had threatened to veto will soon become law, a fact that should be met with public outrage. Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth, responding to Obama’s craven collapse on the bill’s most controversial provision, said, “By signing this defense spending bill, President Obama will go down in history as the president who enshrined indefinite detention without trial in U.S. law.” On Wednesday, White House press secretary Jay Carney claimed “the most recent changes give the president additional discretion in determining how the law will be implemented, consistent with our values and the rule of law, which are at the heart of our country’s strength.”

“What rubbish, coming from a president who taught constitutional law. The point is not to hock our civil liberty to the discretion of the president, but rather to guarantee our freedoms even if a Dick Cheney or Newt Gingrich should attain the highest office.” …

Along with “pretended patriotism” we have pretended law, pretended war and a pretended peace movement.  None of them amount to a hill of beans because they’re all based on fraud.  What’s happening is that the collapse of the soviet union deflated the pretended “red menace” and destroyed a major source of funding for wall street (the “debt” and military industrial complexes) as well as eliminated the need for the american middle class, whose economic utility as producers and consumers have evaporated under economic globalism.  The money laundering revenues from the pretended drug war and associated industries didn’t suffice to maintain the elites revenues or the domestic control needed to retain power, they needed new forms of social engineering to maintain their standard of living and eliminate the threat of democracy at home.  Numerous false flag domestic terrror operations including the WTC bombing in 1993, the OKC bombing in 1995, 9/11 and beyond, have ushered in a new “war” whose targets include the elites’ primary threat, the middle classes of the western countries, who have grown accustomed to being relatively free and having at least some token access to the levers of power.

And there’s the key: it’s only the expectations of the people that define what is possible.  The pretended “patriot act”, the military commissions act, the indefinite detention provisions of the NDAA, the US Constitution and Bill of Rights, are all, like federal reserve notes, just pieces of paper.  Their value is in their influence on the public mind.   Just as with the “cold war” and the “war on terror”, they are only intellectual nuclei around which stable social organization can crystallize.   The only question is which type of crystal will form.

The tragic failure of the peace movement to push an utterly reasonable demand for a real investigation of domestic terrorism and the origins of “al ciada”, especially given the avalanche of evidence unleashed by the internet, represents what can only be seen as an act of supreme cowardice bordering on treason.  One has to question whether the american left is for all practical purposes just another arm of wall street.  By neglecting the achilles heel of the traitors, they have allowed the inflated fraud of “terrorism” to gain power over the public mind and missed an historically unprecedented opportunity to overturn the suicidal status quo and usher in a new age of real peace and prosperity.  As a direct result of the inaction of our so-called leaders in the peace movement, we are now at the brink of WWIII.

Personally, I know which pieces of paper are of value in the kind of world I want to live in.   I know I stand with a huge army of like minded people who know or are rapidly discovering the lies embodied in the other pieces of paper.   I know that if the heirs to the overlords of centuries of human suffering and degradation take power in the context of current technologies of control, there will be no hiding from them anywhere on this planet, at any time in the foreseeable future.  Those children who manage to retain some level of consciousness against the chemical and social onslaughts being mounted against them will justifiably curse us for allowing the entire earth to become, like Alex Jones says, a prison planet.

The ideas embodied in the Constitution and Bill of Rights, empowered with a modern understanding of how money really works in an economy, are still utterly realizable.   The hopes of multitudes of past and future generations rest with the courage or cowardice of this generation.   Like it or not, you are on the front lines of an epic battle for the future.  The only question is which side you’re on.

The Way to Occupy a Bank is to Own One

The campaign to “move your money” has gotten a groundswell of support. Having greater impact would be to “move our money” — move our local government revenues out of Wall Street banks into our own publicly-owned banks.

“Occupy Wall Street has been both criticized and applauded for not endorsing any official platform.  But there are unofficial platforms, including one titled the 99% Declaration which calls for a “National General Assembly” to convene on July 4, 2012 in Philadelphia.  The 99% Declaration seeks everything from reining in the corporate state to ending the Fed to eliminating censorship of the Internet.  But none of these demands seems to go to the heart of what prompted Occupiers to camp out on Wall Street in the first place – a corrupt banking system that serves the 1% at the expense of the 99%.  To redress that, we need a banking system that serves the 99%.

“Occupy San Francisco has now endorsed a plan aimed at doing just that.”

DHS Involved in Massacre of Civilians in Jamaica

“The Department of Homeland Security aided Jamaican authorities in massacring 73 civilians as part of a botched drug raid conducted with the help of a DHS surveillance aircraft – before attempting to cover up the atrocity by refusing to release the footage.”

“At the DEA’s insistence, Jamaican authorities reluctantly raided Tivoli Gardens, the West Kingston slum (Christopher) Coke ran as a de facto governor, two years ago. Coke didn’t turn up, but Jamaican police officers killed 73 civilians, many of them allegedly in cold blood. A Department of Homeland Security surveillance plane was overhead the whole time,” reports Gawker.

“Writing for the New Yorker, Mattathias Schwartz reveals how most of Coke’s gunmen disappeared almost instantly, before police proceeded to go door to door carrying out summary executions of innocent villagers.

Amidst the massacre, a Homeland Security surveillance plane circled overhead, providing Jamaican authorities with real-time intelligence and surveillance footage.” …

Psychiatric Child Abuse Rampant in Foster “Care”

A 12-year-old Texas boy testified before Congress that he was drugged for four years with multiple anti-psychotic medications while in the state foster system. The boy, identified only as Ke’onte, recalled that the drugs left him “in a stupor” and physically ill.

The child’s ordeal was revealed when a Government Accountability Office report was released pointing to the failure of the federal government to protect foster children. The report stated that foster children were up to 13 times more likely to be prescribed anti-psychotics and anti-depressants than other children.

Ke’onte told legislators that being drugged was “the worst thing anyone could do to foster kids.” He lost his appetite because of the medication and felt so exhausted “I would collapse wherever I was in the house.” The drugs also interfered with his mental abilities: “My foster parents would tell me something, and I wouldn’t be able to process it,” the child told members of a Congressional subcommittee.

The boy was prescribed the medications after being misdiagnosed with ADHD and bipolar syndrome. During his testimony he recalled a history of pharmaceutical abuse at the hands of the state: “I’ve been in the mental hospital three times during foster care, and every time I had to get on more meds or new meds to add to the ones I was already taking.” The child was in the foster care system for four years of his life.


Antipsychotics are designed to shut down the forebrain, a chemical lobotomy.


BBC Reporter detained attempting to Cover US-NATO Syrian Operations

US Media Remains Mute on ‘Already-Confirmed’ Operations

“It’s now been exactly 24 days since I reported on the ongoing joint US-NATO secret training camp in the USAir Force base in Incirlik, Turkey, which began operations in April- May 2011 to organize and expand the dissident base in Syria. I broke that story on November 21, here at Boiling Frogs Post, based on information provided to me by multiple sources including highly credible insiders in Turkey and government insiders here in the US. 18 days later Iranian Press TV ran the story with further confirmation based on intensive coverage and confirmation by the Turkish media. Impressively, despite far more serious pressure from the government, reporters in Turkey provided detailed coverage of the story I broke here in the US.” …

Detroit mom finally gets daughter back from state drug pushers

“The horrific saga of Maryanne Godboldo’s battle with domestic terrorists in the government of her home state of Michigan appear to finally be coming to an end. The Detroit Free Press reports that two higher courts have confirmed the ruling of a lower court several months ago that Godboldo’s refusal to administer the dangerous Risperdal drug to her daughter was fully legal, and that all charges and actions taken against her by the state were unwarranted.

“In case you missed the story, Child Protective Services (CPS) in Michigan sent a SWAT team and tank to Godboldo’s Detroit home back in April after the mother refused to keep giving her 13-year-old daughter Risperdal (risperidone), a dangerous schizophrenia drug that had been causing her daughter to experience severe adverse reactions. Godboldo’s doctor had recommended that she discontinue use of the drug, but CPS felt otherwise, and decided to launch a full-scale terrorist raid on the woman’s home, where they proceeded to illegally kidnap her daughter”