MY ELECTION 2016 FORECAST: TRUMP TO WIN ON NOV 8! One year later, I can only add one word: “REGRETTABLY” 

ON THIS DAY IN 2016… OCT 24

MY ELECTION FORECAST: TRUMP TO WIN ON NOV 8!

One year later, I can only add one word: “REGRETTABLY” 

One year ago today (Oct 24, 2016), Hillary looked invincible. With two weeks to go, “most polls project Hillary Clinton will thump Donald Trump on Nov. 8….” opined both the national and local pollsters.

“The rally continues for Clinton in national polls. In the four-way presidential race, Clinton holds an average lead of about six points, according to RealClearPolitics. An ABC poll over the weekend gave Clinton a 12-point national lead” (see https://goo.gl/ACyBef).

So you can imagine how shocking it was for most people, including the Truth in Media readers, to see my post the same day (Oct 24) in which I predicted that Donald Trump would win the election:

ELECTION FORECAST: OCTOBER 24, 2016 – “NEW WORLD ORDER SNAKES TO BE EXPELLED FROM AMERICA” – http://wp.me/p3QU1S-1TK    

Perhaps even more stunning was the source of my forecast: “My Dreamtime Diary: A Stunning US Election Prediction in Three Dreams over Four Days (Oct 16-19, 2016)”

So can you blame those who shrugged it off and discounted my prediction?

Yet, the forecast did come true. Trump was elected president on Nov 8.

So what can I add to that a year later? Only one word: REGRETTABLY.

Regrettably, my prediction came true.

Regrettably, I ignored my own initial assessment of Trump as a “Trojan horse” published in February 2016 (see…  FEBRUARY 24, 2016 – “IS TRUMP ACTUALLY A “TROJAN HORSE?” – http://wp.me/p3QU1S-1fl).

Regrettably, I was also conned by the man whom I had later dubbed as “DON THE CON,” “LIKE RONALD, LIKE DONALD”… PUPPETS ON A STRING (Israel’s – in Trump’s case), “WHITE HOUSE EUNUCH” (when he capitulated to Congress over Russia sanctions in early August), etc. 

Sometimes, it is wrong to be right for the wrong reasons. My forecast from a year ago fits that description.

HILLARY WOULD HAVE BEEN EVEN WORSE

But there is a silver lining. Her name is Hillary. This would have been even worse. Because she is a real criminal, not just corrupt like Trump.

Once again, I should have stayed true to my old principles, Such as… “ANYBODY BUT A DEMOCRAT OR A REPUBLICAN” (ALTZAR – 1992, 1996). Two decades ago, I penned this in my Washington Times column DEMO FARCE AND THE AMERICAN CENTURY – Washington Times – Nov 1996 – https://www.truthinmedia.org/Columns/DEMO%20FARCE.html:

“Fielding two horses from the same stable evidently suited the U.S. Establishment just fine. Election ’96 was a “demo farce!” The U.S. democracy is turning into a New World Order plutocracy.”

So Election 2016 was no different. The same plutocratic stable just fielded two different horses. The American voters were still given the same choices: BAD or WORSE.

Anybody but Democrat Republican pig trough


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From My Dreamtime Diary: A Stunning US Election Prediction in Three Dreams over Four Days of This Month (Oct 16-19, 2016)

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OCT 16: SHEEP & SNAKE DREAM

I had a dream on Oct 16 in which there was a sheep swimming in the pool that had a snake in its jaws. The sheep held it just behind the head. So the snake was powerless to harm the sheep.

And me, as I am also in the pool observing the scene. And feeling a bit apprehensive as I know the snake is poisonous.

Suddenly the sheep releases the snake. The snake swims away in terror with lightning speed toward the far end of the pool, slithers out and disappears out of sight.

I remember thinking in my dream, “wow, what an amazing speed. I had no idea snakes can be such fast swimmers.”

 

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INTERPRETATION OF DREAM 1 – SHEEP AND SNAKE

Oct 26, 2016

I received this interpretation of the dream from my Spirit guides while meditating in the spa this morning…

Like Saint Patrick in Ireland, Trump and the American people (sheep) will drive away the snakes of the New World Order into their burrows on Nov 8, 2016

  • The SNAKE represents the banking and corporate powers that be of the New World Order, and their servants – Obama, Hillary and Bill Clinton, the Bush family and all other vassals who think of themselves as the “elite” of the ruling class. The SNAKE symbolizes duplicity, treachery, ruthlessness, emotional coldness and lack of empathy of the slimy reptilians.

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In my dream, the SHEEP overpowers the SNAKE. And yet it does not kill it.  Because SHEEP symbolizes gentleness, kindness and a sense of community. So the SHEEP releases the SNAKE from its deathly grip. Frightened to death, the SNAKE frantically swims as fast as it can to get away from the sheep and and pool (and ME, the observer, who is also in the pool).

TRUMP WILL WIN AND TOGETHER WITH AMERICAN PEOPLE WILL DRIVE AWAY THE NWO SNAKES

Which is good news. For, it means that on Nov 8, the American people will start to liberate themselves from the snakes of the New World Order and drive them away from our shores. Which will inspire the rest of the world to follow suit. Let us hope, bloodlessly all around.

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DREAM 2 (Oct 18): HIGH TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS, LONDON MEDIEVAL STREET MARKET – RETURN TO PEACE AND PASTORAL LIFE

SCENE 1: OLD CASTLE RUIN

In this dream, I am in London, England in medieval time. It is early morning. I am walking through a ruin of an old castle toward the ocean shore. I can feel the spray from the waves reaching my face through the openings in the castle walls.

“The tide must be coming,” I thought in my dream state. “That’s probably why the waves are so big and crashing close to the castle walls.”

When I look through the opening, I see that the beach and the land are very flat. Like the Thames river banks.

“Wonder if this is the high tide pushing up the Thames?” I was thinking.

SCENE 2: MEDIEVAL LONDON MARKET

In the next scene, I am back in town at what looks like a street market. Still in medieval London. The streets are paved with round cobblestones.

I am engaged in a happy banter with several women behind their fruit and veggie stalls. There is also a man, a customer like me, who joins the conversation. Based on his accent, I figure out that he must be from Manchester.

After telling my market friend about my through the castle to the beach this morning and seeing a high tide, I say to the man:

“You guys in Manchester probably don’t even know what a high tide is,” :-)Manchester is deep inland]

Everybody laughs. Everybody is happy.

INTERPRETATION OF DREAM 2 – HIGH TIDE AND STREET MARKET IN MEDIEVAL LONDON

Oct 18, 2016

At first, I thought, “guess another trip to London is in the cards. But why medieval London?,” I wondered.

Of course, I have had a number of past lifetimes in London. For example, as King Phillip II of Spain while married to Queen Mary I, Henry VIII’s Catholic daughter.  And I lived there as King James I and VI, when I inherited the crown of England and Ireland after Elizabeth I died without an heir. And in the 19th century, I was back there again as Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s Consort.

But the market scene and the happy banter with London commoners did not fit those royal lifetimes.

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DREAM 3 (Oct 19): BLISS IN TROPICAL PACIFIC, HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN

SCENE 1: SWIMMING, SNORKELING, SAILING IN THE OCEAN

I had a dream in which I was sailing, swimming and snorkeling somewhere in the tropics. The beaches are white sand. Water turquoise. The ocean warm. Maybe Tahiti? Or Northern Australia (Great Barrier Reef)? I am happy, having a great time playing in the ocean.

SCENE 2 – VIEWING THE SAME SCENERY FROM THE TOP DECK OF A CRUISE SHIP

In the next scene, I am now sailing on a huge cruise ship through the very same area where I had been swimming and snorkeling before. I am quite high above the ocean, looking down as if from a parasail.  It’s definitely a large ship.

I am leaning on a rail close to the bow and looking down into the ocean. But I cannot actually see all the way down to where the bow’s hull slices the waves, because I am so high up above it. I can see, however, that the captain is skillfully navigating around other small boats and snorkelers way down in the ocean.

Nobody seems to be perturbed that such a giant ship is sailing right past them through shallow waters. But I feel a bit of trepidation about what my reaction would have been if I were still snorkeling and then seeing this huge ship pass me by.

INTERPRETATION OF DREAM 3: HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN

This is the third dream in four days in which the element of WATER figured prominently. And it was INCREASING IN SIZE (pool –> river –> ocean), just like when I had my three “wet dreams” in August 2008 which guided me to move from Arizona to Maui.

Unlike in 2008, however, we are now at the starting gate of the Age of Aquarius. So it’s all about the Water element, it’s cleansing, suppleness, fluidity, flexibility.  And everything is beautiful, peaceful and serene.

Happy days are here again. Or will be… after Nov 8. Just as the happy days returned after the Great Depression.

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OIL WAR 2014: AN UTTER FAILURE OF WASHINGTON, WALL STREET

Russia sanctions? What sanctions?

RUSSIAN RUBLE SOARS ON HIGHER OIL PRICES

The Ruble Now the World’s Strongest Currency?

Nearly three years ago, the Truth in Media published an editorial “OILD WAR OF 2014” (Dec 7, 2014 – see an excerpt below). Assisted by Wall Street, George Soros and Saudi Arabia among others, the US government tried to bring Russia down to its knees by forcing the world oil prices to tumble.

Why? Because Russia is the world’s largest energy exporter, and the third largest oil producer (left). The country relies on oil and gas exports for 50 percent of its federal budget, and 70 percent of the country’s total exports.

UTTER FAILURE

Three years later, it is clear Washington-Wall Street collusion did not work. Greed and the self-interests of the energy producers and European and other consumers prevailed over Washington’s foreign policy dictates. The oil prices are surging again, and so is the Russian ruble.

Brent crude prices hit a 26-month high on the news Turkey has threatened to cut oil supplies from Iraqi Kurdistan. This gave a boost to the Russian ruble, which remains the world’s strongest currency against the US dollar in the last 12 months.

So the Oil War of 2014 ended up as an utter failure of Washington and Wall Street.

For more, see… Surging oil prices keep Russian ruble world’s strongest currency – https://on.rt.com/8o7j


A Truth in Media editorial

OIL WAR 2014: PRELUDE TO SHOOTING WAR?

December 7, 2014

In the old days of gallantry between the foes, a country would declare war by delivering a diplomatic note to the enemy’s head of state. Nowadays, the New World Order hooligans do it by shooting down an unarmed civilian aircraft.

The world did not realize it at the time, but the shoot-down of Malaysian flight MH-17 on July 17 was the starting gun of a new war between the West and the East (see HOW & WHY BOEING MH-17 WAS SHOT DOWN).  So far, the shooting war has been confined only to the southeastern portion of Ukraine. But the economic war has already engulfed the entire planet.

A TWO-PRONGED ATTACK: OIL & RUBLE

What followed the downing of the MH-17 by Washington’s Ukrainian puppets was an oil price war. Crude oil prices tumbled 35% in the last five months. And Russia was the main target of this attack. Which is far more painful than any sanctions the US or the EU applied against Moscow.

Why? Because Russia is the world’s largest energy exporter, and the third largest oil producer (left). The country relies on oil and gas exports for 50 percent of its federal budget, and 70 percent of the country’s total exports.

A 35% drop in oil prices has deprived Russia of hundreds of billions of dollars in export revenues. Which means the country’s economy has been set back on its heels.

For more, see… http://wp.me/p3QU1S-F0

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OIL WAR 2014: PRELUDE TO SHOOTING WAR?

In the old days of gallantry between the foes, a country would declare war by delivering a diplomatic note to the enemy’s head of state. Nowadays, the New World Order hooligans do it by shooting down an unarmed civilian aircraft.

The world did not realize it at the time, but the shoot-down of Malaysian flight MH-17 on July 17 was the starting gun of a new war between the West and the East (see HOW & WHY BOEING MH-17 WAS SHOT DOWN).  So far, the shooting war has been confined only to the southeastern portion of Ukraine. But the economic war has already engulfed the entire planet.

A TWO-PRONGED ATTACK: OIL & RUBLE

What followed the downing of the MH-17 by Washington’s Ukrainian puppeScreen Shot 2014-12-05 at 3.32.52 PMts was an oil price war. Crude oil prices tumbled 35% in the last five months. And Russia was the main target of this attack. Which is far more painful than any sanctions the US or the EU applied against Moscow.

Screen Shot 2014-12-04 at 6.44.44 PMWhy? Because Russia is the world’s largest energy exporter, and the third largest oil producer (left). The country relies on oil and gas exports for 50 percent of its federal budget, and 70 percent of the country’s total exports.

Russian GDP vs oil Russian oil production (updated 12-12-14)

A 35% drop in oil prices has deprived Russia of hundreds of billions of dollars in export revenues. Which means the country’s economy has been set back on its heels.

The oil punch has evidently caught Russia’s leaders flatfooted. Maksim Oreshkin, head of Russia’s Finance Ministry’s strategic planning department, was quoted as saying that, “it is unlikely that we will see a sharp drop in prices, but we are unlikely to see a sharp rise. Most likely, we will see stabilization in the area of $90 per barrel,” Oreshkin said in late September.

Well, so much for Russia’s understanding of its strategic geopolitical position. Check out what actually happened with the oil prices since then.

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By flooding the market with their soaring shale oil production (below right), the US oil producers have put most of their global competitors under water. There is not a single competitorMonthly-Crude-Oil-Production left that’s making any money at the current prices, according to the above Deutsche Bank chart, which the Truth in Media has modified to highlight the current situation. 141202105035-american-energy-vs-opec-620xa

U.S. oil production has increased by about 80% over the past six years, from 5 million barrels per day in 2008, to 9 million per day this year, according to this Dec 2 FORTUNE article. As a result of all this fracking and cracking, the US has now become the world’s No. 1 oil producer, surpassing both Saudi Arabia and Russia (left).

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So score one knockdown for the Washington-Wall Street team. But at what a price! Not only is the W-W team fracking Russia and the Saudi sheiks, but they are doing it to the planet that nurtures us all – Mother Earth.

Which puts a new spin on an old saying, “he would sell his own mother”… for a barrel of oil.

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SECOND PRONG: ATTACK ON RUBLE

The oil war escalated in recent days to a massive investor attack on the Russian ruble, which lost 40% against the dollar this year. And George Soros’ fingerprints seem to be EI-CK409_Nigeri_9U_20141202131508all over it. This Hungarian-born Wall Street shark is credited with bringing down the British pound and the Bank of England 22 years ago while making over a billion pounds for himself by short-selling.

(To learn more about Soros, check out this May 2004 Newsmax article by Richard Poe – “George Soros’s Coup” – SorosCover and SorosStory – PDFs, as well as the “Rape of Russia Explained by Anne Williamson” – including her 1999 testimony before Congressional Committee on Banking and Financial Services).

Why do we think Wall Street engineered this attack on the ruble in collusion with Washington?

Because if the drop in the oil prices were the only reason behind it, the Saudi dinar would have tumbled down proportionately as well.  Yet if you look at the above chart, you will see that the dinar has been rising at the same time as the ruble was being gutted. Which suggests that the Saudis are also playing on the W-W team.

All of the which seems to carry Soros’ fingerprints. It is a well known fact that this Wall Street tycoon has been practically running the State Department during the Clinton administration. After all, at his own website, Soros is practically calling for Europe to wage war on Russia, and for the IMF to finance it:

Europe is facing a challenge from Russia to its very existence… All available resources ought to be put to work in the war effort even if that involves running up budget deficits (see “Wake Up, Europe” by George Soros, October 22, 2014).

And when Soros speaks, White House listens. Especially when a Democrat is in residence.

Whether or not Soros was involved, score the second knockdown for the Wall Street-Washington team. Which is too bad for them. Because that one seems to have finally rung some alarm bells in Moscow.

Let Sleeping Bear Lie: from rigs to rockets

Worse for the W-W team, they have not learned from Napoleon or Hitler to let the sleeping bear lie. Their belligerent actions have served as a wake-up call to to the Russian bear.

In his annual address to Duma on Dec 4, the Russian parliament, president Putin Putin Moscow 12-04-14issued a stern warning to Washington and its EU vassals (click here for highlights of his speech):

“We should not forget the lessons of the past,” Putin said, “Just like Hitler failed with his misantrophic ideas, he failed to destroy Russia — everyone should remember how this ends… no one will be able to get a military edge over Russia.”

So there you go… the war canvas has just widened from oil rigs to nuclear launchpads.

“The U.S. and its allies are seeking to change the regime in Moscow through sanctions and attacks on the ruble and the oil price,” Russia’s spy chief Mikhail Fradkov, said this week (see Russian Spy Chief Blames U.S., EU for Ruble, Oil Price Collapse, Bloomberg, Dec 4).

And that will never happen (see PUTIN: U.S. WILL NEVER SUBDUE RUSSIA, NOV 19, 2014).

MOTHER EARTH BIGGEST LOSER

Meanwhile, the business media, like the FORTUNE magazine (Dec 2), are starting to tally the winners and losers in the current oil war. And they figure that the American consumer is among the winners.

Indeed, the gas prices at the pump have finally started to drop. But not before the oil companies gouged every last penny from the American consumer during the high travel season.

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The average price for regular gas at pumps across America over Thanksgiving two-dollar-gas-12-03-14weekend was about $2.80 — the lowest in four years and 50 cents below last year’s average, according to AAA. Some states are even likely to see prices below $2 per gallon.

Indeed, there is already at least one station in Oklahoma City that was selling its gas for $1.99 per gallon this week (right). Compare that to over $9 per gallon in Norway, also an oil producing nation.

So it’s all goodness, right? Wrong. Because there is no free lunch. Cheaper gas will bring greater subsidies for fossil fuel companies, lower demand for renewable energy provides, like solar or wind, and more pollution all around.

So we may be spending less at the gas pump, but will be choking on cheaper gas as well.

Finally, the greatest travesty. This oil production boom in our country was made possible by fracking, a new method of extraction that ravages Mother Earth, poisons our water supply, and increases risk of earthquakes. And that’s even before considering the risk of nuclear holocaust when the oil war morphs into a shooting one. 

Is that the kind of “winners” we want to be?

Not this writer. So here’s a big thumb-down for this Wall Street-Washington war on Russia. Because its endgame is a war against Mother Earth.

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UPDATE DEC 8, 2014

Ron Paul: ‘US provoking war with Russia, could result in total destruction’

Former congressman Ron Paul has lashed out at the resolution the House passed Screen Shot 2014-08-12 at 10.38.25 AMagainst Russia, branding it “one of the worst pieces of legislation ever.” It could even pave the way for a potential war with Russia, as it was with Iraq, he warns.

Resolution 758 strongly condemns the actions of Russia under Vladimir Putin, for what it describes as a policy of “aggression against neighboring countries,” in a motion that describes Moscow’s political and economic domination in the region.

However, Ron Paul says the bill was nothing but “16 pages of war propaganda that should have made even neocons blush.”

READ MORE…

Also…

“THE RAPE OF RUSSIA” – UNDER BORIS YELTSIN – ONE OF THE GREATEST HEISTS IN HISTORY

To understand why Wall Street and Washington hate Putin, see the following 4-part series of articles by Anne Williamson, former Moscow Wall Street Journal correspondent, and author of the book “THE RAPE OF RUSSIA“.

It was Putin who put a stop to the looting of his country when he took over as Russia’s president in 2000. During Yeltsin’s 9 years in power (1991-2000), greedy western “investors,” i.e., Wall Street sharks, and their boots on the ground, the Russian oligarchs, had absconded with over $100 billion of Russia’s assets. It was one of the greatest heists in history.

Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, who headed the House Banking Committee, announced on Sept. 1, 1999 that the Russia scandal could prove to be “one of the greatest social robberies in human history.”

Based on preliminary inquiries, Leach declared that he was “very confident” that at least $100 billion had been laundered out of Russia, an unknown portion of which may have been divert- ed from the International Monetary Fund and other foreign aid loans (see SorosStory – PDF).

And Anne Williamson here explains how it was done…

THE GOLDILOCKS ECONOMY UNMASKED

Tuesday, October 6th, 1998by Anne Williamson — This is the first of a four-part series on the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and the international financial system. The world’s financial elite, now milling about at more…

AN IMPERIAL PRESIDENT’S MONEYBAGS

Wednesday, October 7th, 1998by Anne Williamson — This is the second of a four-part series on the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and the international financial system. Now that the Clinton administration’s foreign policy of more…

RUSSIAN FUNDAMENTALS

Thursday, October 8th, 1998by Anne Williamson — This is the third of a four-part series on the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and the international financial system. The failure to understand where Communism ended and more…

RISKY BUSINESS

Friday, October 9th, 1998by Anne Williamson — This is the last of a four-part series on the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and the international financial system. In the absence of the gold standard, there more…

Read more at http://www.wnd.com/author/awilliamson/#q1AhdGb95yOvy2rf.99

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UPDATE DEC 16, 2014

“CATASTROPHIC” DROP OF RUBLE RINGS ALARM BELLS ACROSS RUSSIA

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Nine days ago, the Truth in Media published an essay on oil and ruble war Wall Street is carrying out against Russia (see OIL WAR 2014: PRELUDE TO SHOOTING WAR?, Dec 7). Since that time, the oil prices have dropped further, while the ruble seems to be in a free fall.

Timothy Ash at London-based Standard Bank described the ruble’s fall as “the most incredible currency collapse I think I have ever seen in the 17 years in the market, and 26 years covering Russia” (Huffington Post, Dec 16).

The ruble came under intense selling pressure Tuesday, falling at one point by a catastrophic 20 percent to a new historic low, despite a massive pre-dawn interest rate hike from Russia’s Central Bank, the Huffington Post reported today. Russian officials were clearly rattled even though state television urged citizens not to panic.

“The situation is critical,” Deputy Central Bank chairman Sergei Shvetsov was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying. “We could not have imagined what is happening in our worst dreams.”

The Central Bank’s surprise decision to raise the interest rate to 17 percent from 10.5 percent in the middle of the night Tuesday appeared to be a desperate attempt to prop up the troubled currency. The ruble has fallen sharply in recent weeks and is down more than 60 percent since January, due to sinking oil prices as well as the impact of Western sanctions imposed over Russia’s involvement in Ukraine’s crisis.

The ruble’s collapse has spurred ordinary Russians to rush out and buy imported products such as fridges and cars, since inflation is making those items more expensive daily. It is also likely to heap pressure on President Vladimir Putin, despite his wide popular support.

The ruble traded at 72 per dollar late Tuesday afternoon — a modest improvement from earlier, when it hit 78.5 to the dollar.

Wall Street Pyrrhic Victory: Ruble’s Freefall Actually Helps Russia’s Most Important Industry

So it looks like Wall Street is winning in its war on Russia?

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Well, looks can be deceiving. Because so far, this has been a “Phyrrhic victory” for boys and girls in pin-striped suits. Wall Streeters are cutting off their own noses to spite themselves. And to please their Washington detachment. Alas, that’s “fool’s gold.”

The reason is that the ruble’s freefall is actually helping Russia most important industry – oil and gas (see Ruble Freefall Helps to Shield Russia’s Most Important Industry, Bloomberg, Dec 16). Because the oil prices in US dollars have been also dropping by about as much as the ruble.

Today, after dropping below $60, the Brent price then fell to $58.50 a barrel, before recovering slightly to $59.01 (see BBC News report, Dec 16). They are now down almost 50% since June.

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Not so in rubles, as you can see from the above chart.

So while Russia’s plunging currency is becoming a growing concern for policy makers in Moscow, the benefits for the Treasury are swelling as it receives more and more rubles for each dollar of oil export revenue.

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The CHART OF THE DAY shows that Brent crude sold for an average 3,759 rubles a barrel this year, the most on record, even after the mean dollar price of $101.74 dropped to the lowest since 2010.

Russia’s fiscal accounts are benefiting from this year’s more than 40 percent decline in the ruble as it kept pace with a similar slide in oil, which is priced in dollars. The government’s budget surplus is 1.27 trillion rubles ($23 billion) through November, compared with 600 billion rubles in the same period last year and 789 billion rubles in 2012, according to Finance Ministry data. It was 1.34 trillion in 2011.

Oops… maybe the Wall Street financial wizards should retake their Harvard or Wharton MBA classes.

As for the Washington “experts,” by now they are probably used to having the market plaster egg on their faces.

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UPDATE, Dec 18, 2014

PUTIN CONFIRMS OUR THEORY OF US-SAUDI COLLUSION IN HIS ANNUAL PRESS CONFERENCE

In his 3-hour annual press conference in Moscow today, Russian president Vladimir Putin said that Saudi Arabia and the US might have conspired to lower oil prices to harm Russia (and Iran – see Guardian, Dec 18).

And here’s what the Truth in Media said about that 11 days ago (an excerpt from the Truth in Media Dec 7-story “OIL WAR 2014: PRELUDE TO SHOOTING WAR?” (above http://wp.me/p3QU1S-F0):

“Why do we think Wall Street engineered this attack on the ruble in collusion with Washington?

Because if the drop in the oil prices were the only reason behind it, the Saudi dinar would have tumbled down proportionately as well. Yet if you look at the above chart, you will see that the dinar has been rising at the same time as the ruble was being gutted. Which suggests that the Saudis are also playing on the W-W team.”

Putin Saudi US oilmen

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UPDATE MAY 12, 2015

US TAXPAYERS SUBSIDIZING WORLD’S BIGGEST AND RICHEST OIL COMPANIES

Shell, ExxonMobil and Marathon Petroleum got subsidises granted by politicians who received significant campaign contributions from the fossil fuel industry, (London) Guardian investigation reveals

EXCERPT: “Subsidies to fossil fuel companies are completely inappropriate in this day and age,” said Stephen Kretzmann, executive director of Oil Change International, an NGO that analyses the costs of fossil fuels. OCI found in 2014 that US taxpayers were subsidizing fossil fuel exploration and production alone by $21bn a year.

In 2009, President Barack Obama called on the G20 to eliminate fossil fuel subsidies but since then US federal subsidies have risen by 45%.”

TRUTH IN MEDIA: Par for the course for the man habitually talking out of both sides of his mouth.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/12/us-taxpayers-subsidising-worlds-biggest-fossil-fuel-companies

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UPDATED JUNE 15, 2015

It’s interesting to see how often one’s pure intuition gets confirmed later by new revelations and facts. This is what I wrote about Soros and Russia over six months ago (OIL WAR 2014: PRELUDE TO SHOOTING WAR?
DEC 7, 2014):
 
“And George Soros’ fingerprints seem to be all over it. This Hungarian-born Wall Street shark is credited with bringing down the British pound and the Bank of England 22 years ago while making over a billion pounds for himself by short-selling.”
 
Today, June 15, 2015, Mint Press revealed the following leak about Soros…
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LEAKED: GEORGE SOROS ‘PUPPET MASTER’ BEHIND UKRAINIAN REGIME, TRAILS OF CORRUPTION REVEALED

 
Hacked emails also reveal Soros’ machinations with the US Government and the officials of the European Union in a scheme where, if he succeeds, he could win billions in the plunder of Ukraine assets. All, of course, would be at the expense of Ukrainian citizens and of EU taxpayers.
 
By Mint Press News Desk | June 15, 2015
 
Rarely does the world get a true look inside the corrupt world of Western oligarchs and the brazen manipulations they use to enhance their fortunes at the expense of the public good.
 
The following comes from correspondence of the Hungarian-born billionaire, now naturalized American speculator, George Soros. The hacker group CyberBerkut has published online letters allegedly written by Soros that reveal him not only as puppet master of the US-backed Ukraine regime. They also reveal his machinations with the US Government and the officials of the European Union in a scheme where, if he succeeds, he could win billions in the plunder of Ukraine assets. All, of course, would be at the expense of Ukrainian citizens and of EU taxpayers.
 
What the three hacked documents reveal is a degree of behind-the-scene manipulation of the most minute details of the Kiev regime by the New York billionaire.
 
In the longest memo, dated March 15, 2015 and marked “Confidential” Soros outlines a detailed map of actions for the Ukraine regime. Titled, “A short and medium term comprehensive strategy for the new Ukraine,” the memo from Soros calls for steps to “restore the fighting capacity of Ukraine without violating the Minsk agreement.” To do the restoring, Soros blithely notes that “General Wesley Clark, Polish General Skrzypczak and a few specialists under the auspices of the Atlantic Council [emphasis added—f.w.e.] will advise President Poroshenko how to restore the fighting capacity of Ukraine without violating the Minsk agreement.”
 
Soros also calls for supplying lethal arms to Ukraine and secretly training Ukrainian army personnel in Romania to avoid direct NATO presence inUkraine. The Atlantic Council is a leading Washington pro-NATO think tank.
 
Notably, Wesley Clark is also a business associate of Soros in BNK Petroleum which does business in Poland. safe_image
 
Clark, some might recall, was the mentally-unstable NATO General in charge of the 1999 bombing of Serbia who ordered NATO soldiers to fire on Russian soldiers guarding the Pristina International Airport. The Russians were there as a part of an agreed joint NATO–Russia peacekeeping operation supposed to police Kosovo. The British Commander, General Mike Jackson refused Clark, retorting, “I’m not going to start the Third World War for you.” Now Clark apparently decided to come out of retirement for the chance to go at Russia directly.
 
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STORY OF THE FIRST RUSSIAN “FEMINISTS”: WOMEN OF THE “DEATH BATTALION” (1917)

On this month in history… July 1917

THE FIRST RUSSIAN “FEMINISTS”

DDy0IaXWsAAsF9g100 years ago this month, 2,000 Russian women volunteered to fight for their country. 300 passed the basic training. On July 21, 1917, the 170 women under the command of Maria Bochkaryeva (right), repulsed 14 German attacks in 3 days on the territory of today’s Belarus.

30 of them were killed, 70 wounded, including the commander. That’s how they earned the nickname the “death battalion.”

Of the 300 Russian women who passed the basic training and received their military banner on July 4, 1917 in a ceremony at Saint Isaacs Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, 70 never came back. More than 100 were wounded.

That’s the Russian version of FEMINISM and equality between men and women. Fighting for their country.


THE AMERICAN FEMINISTS

Now, with that as a preamble, take a look at these pictures of some of the leading American feminists. And then answer the question: “Do you see any of these women fighting for their country?”

“That’s a joke, right?” you might think. “A trick question.”

I know. It seems that way. For, it would be indeed absurd to imagine the likes of Whoopi Goldberg or Hillary Clinton or Oprah or some these other Hollywood stars, taking up arms and fighting for America. Most of them are too busy trying to emasculate the men, and fight for the gay, lesbian and transgender rights. And for women in politics. So they could all together lord over men.

And they do it by wagging their tongues as talking heads on TV, of course, not arms.

And they are not even being original at that. Like the early feminist Gloria Steinem, for example. At least she took some chances by spying for the CIA.

“WOMEN’S LIB” FUNDED BY NEW WORLD ORDER, ROCKEFELLERS

Did you know, by the way, that the “women’s lib” was actually funded by the New World Order chieftains, such as the Rockefellers?

Yep. The Truth in Media wrote about that 2.5 years ago. See NEW WORLD ORDER’S WAR ON AMERICAN FAMILY,, Jan 2, 2015 -p http://wp.me/p3QU1S-LO.

With so many women around the world already in high political offices, why do you think women desire (political) power?

They don’t. Women already have more power than men and always have. Because they are in charge of CREATION. And LIFE PRESERVATION. That’s the natural order of things which the New World Order elite are trying to change. They want women to be like men.

Why?

“The world we know today, the world being propagated by the powers that be of the New World Order – it is the world of constant conflict and warfare… between the nations and tribes and between the genders.”

But why would women want to be like that? Why would they want to be tougher than men? “History is littered with millions of corpses that male ambition, greed and quest for power has left behind,” I wrote in this Aug 2016 editorial, WOMEN AND POWER: ATTRACTION CONCEIVED BY THE DEVIL (i.e., NWO) – http://wp.me/p3QU1S-1Fn.

Check it out. You will find many more fascinating facts about how and why the New World Order invented and funded feminism.


RUSSIAN WOMEN BECAME HEROES BECAUSE MEN WERE DESERTING

Now back to that Russian WW I story. The 2,000 Russian women who volunteered to fight the Germans did not do that because they were natural born heroins. They did it because by the summer of 1917, the Russian army was demoralized and headless.

The Tsar had been deposed. The Kerensky government was floundering. Men were deserting en masse.  So they decided to take up arms hoping this would inspire the men to do the same and keep on fighting.

It did not work, partly due to communist agitators who were trying to get the Russian soldiers to desert. So that the Bolsheviks could overthrow the government and take over. The seeds of the revolution, which was yet to come three months later, were being planted the summer of 1917.

So these Russian women-soldiers fought under most difficult circumstance, without any fanfare or parades, with the sole goal of protecting their motherland. And that is a mark of a true hero.

Slava im! (“Glory to them!”)

MYSTERY OF MARIA’S LIFE AND DEATH: WAS SHE REALLY EXECUTED?

The story of the first Russian female battalion commander Maria Bochkaryeva is quite fascinating. It would certainly make a great movie. Alas, Hollywood is not interested in Russian heroes. The Russians are always the bogeys in La La Land productions. So let me share with the gist of her life and death…

Maria was born into a peasant family in Imperial Russia in 1889.  Her life started off miserably. She was sent to work at the age of eight, received regular beatings, was a victim of sexual assault, and was physically abused by the men in her life, including her father and husband.

When the war with Germany and Austria-Hungary broke out in 1914, she decided to leave her past behind and become a soldier.

I cut off my hair, dressed in men’s clothes, and provided myself with two loaves of bread,” Bochkareva recalls in her memoirs, written down by bilingual American journalist Isaac Don Levine in 1918.

Not surprisingly, she was denied entry into the Imperial Army because she was a woman and was advised to try herself out as a sister of mercy.

Undaunted, Maria sent a telegram appealing directly to Tsar Nicholas II. To everyone’s astonishment, she received a positive answer.

In November 1914, she joined the 25th Tomsk Reserve Battalion of the Imperial Russian Army where gradually she grew to be admired and respected by her fellow soldiers.

In 1917, after the February Revolution that toppled the monarchy, War Minister Alexander Kerensky approached Maria with the idea of forming Russia’s first female battalion.

After the Bolsheviks came to power in the October of 1917, Bochkareva fled to the United States via Vladivostok, in Russia’s Far East (like another “Dr Zhivago” script).

There she was received in the White House by the President Woodrow Wilson, who was said to have been moved by her story.

She returned to Russia in 1918 to continue her fight against the Bolsheviks. But she was arrested and sentenced to death. The execution was to be carried out on May 16, 1920.

However, when Maria was rehabilitated in 1992, no statement of the execution was found in the communist archives. Her biographer, Sergey Drokov, believes she was never shot, but was saved by journalist Isaac Don Levine, who was in Russia at that time, seeking (in vain) a meeting with Lenin.

And so the mystery of Maria’s life will live on forever (see https://on.rt.com/8if4).

Here’s are links to two stories at RT.COM which describe their plight and heroism.

Russian soldier Maria’s war against Germany & sexism – https://on.rt.com/8if4

Female death battalions: Russian Wonder Women of 1917 – https://on.rt.com/8gz9

 

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LET US REJOICE: NEW DAWN RISES OVER AMERICA AND THE WORLD

BREAKING THE SHACKLES OF NEW WORLD ORDER SLAVERY

Did you hear that clang at 1:11 AM last night? It was the sound of the New World Order shackles hitting the ground. At that auspicious moment – the Masters  #111 on a Masters #11 day (11-09-2016) – Donald Trump was officially declared winner.

And we, the American people, did it. We broke those shackles and have now started to tear down the walls and chains with which the plutocrats of the New World Order have kept us enslaved.

Just like the Britons did on June 24 when they voted for Brexit.  Just like the French did on July 14, 1789 when ordinary folk stormed the Bastille and overthrew their aristocratic oppressors. Fortunately, we and the British people did it peacefully, armed with but a pen or a finger at a ballot box.

MY OCT 16-19 DREAMTIME PREDICTION: TRUMP WILL WIN

Three weeks ago, Spirit guides helped me predict Trump’s victory in three continuous dreams – on Oct 16, 18 and 19 (see NEW WORLD ORDER SNAKES TO BE EXPELLED FROM AMERICAhttp://wp.me/p3QU1S-1TK). Here’s the gist:

“Like Saint Patrick in Ireland, Donald Trump and the American people will drive away from America the New World Order snakes on Nov 8, 2016.”

MOZART’S SYMPHONY #40: A DREAMTIME PRECURSOR OF TRUMP’S VICTORY, NOW A NEW DAWN SYMPHONY

The night before the election day, I played this symphony in my dream. Literally… fingering and all. It was very vivid. And it felt like a victory song – a joyful celebration. Perhaps an Ode to Trump? A precursor of his victory.

A NEW DAWN SYMPHONY

Tonight (Nov 8), as the votes are still being counted across the country, I played it again live. And now, I also want to share it also with you. This is the version I recorded over two years ago as my birthday gift from Mozart. It is one of the most UPLIFTING piece of music ever written. Which was fitting at a time the American people were breaking the shackles of the New World Order.

MOZART SYMPHONY #40 (“ROO SYMPHONY” – now a “NEW DAWN SYMPHONY”) – a film by Bob Altzar Djurdjevic – his 70th birthday gift from Mozart – music recorded entirely on a Clavinova on May 30, 2015 – some video clips from a Mozart concert at the Musikverein were recorded in Vienna on May 17, 2014

 

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STAY VIGILANT: LET’S NOT HAVE A REAGAN FIFTH COLUMN ENCORE

The universe is unfolding as it should and as expected. But at this time of joy and jubilation, we also must stay vigilant. We must not rest until all the New World Order snakes have been driven from our shores or put behind bars.  So we can start to rebuild our society into making America great again.

And to do that, we must not allow the New World Order plutocrats to surround Trump with their minions as they did with Ronald Reagan in the 1981 and beyond. For more on that, see my Oct 23 post:

BEIRUT EMBASSY BOMBING: REAGAN’S BAPTISM BY FIRE AND HUMILIATION BY NEW WORLD ORDER’S FIFTH COLUMN IN HIS CABINET

Will the Same Happen with Trump When He Is Elected? – https://is.gd/mMcRHn

Oct 23, 2016

IF YOU CAN’T BEAT HIM, JOIN HIM… AND THEN SMOTHER HIM

ALTZAR: Ronald Reagan was the only US president in the last half a century who was not a card-carrying member of the globalist New World Order organizations, such as the Council for Foreign Relations, Trilateral Commission and Bilderberg Group, for example. Like Donald Trump, he was elected because he was an outspoken critic of such establishment “elites.”

What happened in the aftermath of the Beirut embassy bombing was a perfect example of how these New World Order globalists deal with a popular outsider. They muzzle him by surrounding him with loyal members of their societies which would advance their agendas and interests no matter what a sitting president may think.

Like Caspar Weinberger, for example, Reagan’s Secretary of Defense, who was a member of both CFR and Trilateral Commission. In the end, he and his NWO cronies overpowered the popular president. Reagan was forced to retreat from Lebanon without retaliation because of the NWO-US multinational companies’ oil interests in the region. As a result, 241 American Marines and 58 French paratroopers lost their lives for nothing. Reagan left Lebanon with his tail between his legs despite his initial aggressive rhetoric.

Which is why it will be interesting to see what happens AFTER Donald Trump is elected on Nov 7. Will he allow the NWO bosses to overwhelm him with their picks for cabinet appointments as was the case with Reagan?

We must pray that our new president remains clear-headed about who his true friends and enemies are and does not allow the NWO fifth column anywhere near his White House. And we must also insist that he deliver on his promise to bring Hillary and Obama administration officials to justice as co-conspirators in her crimes (see TRUMP SHOULD REVOKE HILLARY’S PASSPORT – https://is.gd/UCfRF9).

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IGNORE LAMESTREAM LIBERAL MEDIA FROM NOW ON AND WATCH THEM WITHER AND DIE AS SURELY AS PLUMS TURN TO PRUNES

Or start to brown-nose Trump

One of the best things that have happened during the last year of US election is that the lamestream media have become thoroughly discredited.  If there was ever any doubt before that they are nothing but empty suits and dresses in service of the New World Order plutocrats, there should be none left now.

No more TV

The likes of Washington Post, the New York Times, CNN etc. have lied through their teeth throughout the campaign; they have blatantly and unashamedly supported the most corrupt candidate ever to run for president; they have invented bogus stories to smear Trump; some have even paid bimbos to lie about their alleged sexual dalliances with our new president.

In other words, the so-called “mainstream” media have proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that they are trashy whores of the New World Order. The fact that we, the American people, elected Donald Trump president despite their propaganda, is heartening. It means we are not all brainwashed. And that offers hope for America to be beautiful again.

So all we need to do in the future is to continue to ignore the lamestream media stories, shows, and other propaganda packaged as “entertainment.”

How do we do it? Easy. Just cancel your cable TV subscription and keep only the Internet. That’s what I did years ago and have never looked back. First we have to stop the brainwashing before we can start cleansing the minds and teaching the public how to THINK again.

Without us as their audience, these media whores will wither and die eventually just as surely as plums turn to prunes.

NO ‘LIBERAL’ GUARDIAN ‘MEA CULPA,’ ONLY STUNNED SURPRISE

The fact that Trump won and did it so convincingly was only a surprise to the arrogant “liberal” media who had been shamelessly bending over backward to push Hillary into the White House.

The Guardian, a left wing British newspaper, doggedly attacked Trump and blindly supported Hillary throughout the campaign.  In fact, their reporting of the US Election reminded me of a famous quote by another British writer – Arnold Bennett (1867-1931):

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“Journalists say a thing that they know isn’t true in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true.”

Well, that didn’t happen this time around. So the Guardian is left with a large egg on its face. Yet, no ‘mea culpa’ or any other sign of humility from its editors.

Here’s an excerpt from Guardian’s today’s editorial ruminating about ‘what went wrong,’ when actually everything went right, except for those wearing a “liberal” blindfold:

The triumph of Donald Trump

In a stunning turnaround at the end of a bitter and polarizing election campaign, Republican Donald Trump was declared president-elect at 2.30 amthis morning. The result, delivered with a clear electoral majority, was immediately declared one of the greatest presidential election upsets. “Sorry to keep you waiting, complicated business, complicated business,” the billionaire businessman and former Apprentice host told supporters gathered to hear his victory speech at a New York hotel. “I will be a president for all Americans,” he said.

Trump won 279 electoral delegates, with three states yet to be called, winning the crucial battleground states of Florida, North Carolina and Ohio. The Democrats’ “blue wall” in the midwest, including Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, crumbled against all poll predictions. But the Republicans didn’t just take the White House, they kept control of the House and Senate. Trump’s opponent Hillary Clinton, defeated in her quest to make history as the first female president, conceded the race in a phone call on Wednesday morning but did not address her hundreds of dumbstruck supporters who had gathered at the Javits Convention Center in New York.

How Trump won

Trump is the first reality television star and the first non-politician since Dwight Eisenhower to win the nomination for president of a major political party. He was the first to spend part of his campaign denying sexual assault allegations and clashing with the family of a fallen soldier and a Miss Universe winner. At 70, he is the oldest person in history to be elected US president. His winning formula was to copy Ronald Reagan’s simple promise to make America great again and, according to exit polling data, focusing on fears around terrorism, immigration and trade. It was an appeal to the heart, not the head, and his supporters overlooked his obvious flaws. (for more, see… https://is.gd/AqWUrQ)

THIS ELECTION PROVED THE POWER OF THE INTERNET

This election has also demonstrated the power of the Internet. None of this would have been possible had we not had access to alternative news sources and social media channels. So we must cherish and protect those sources from interference by the government agencies, like the NSA or FBI, or from subservience by the IT stooges of the New World Order, like Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

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Which reminded me of an article I published on that topic 22 years ago, in November 1994, when the word Internet was still highlighted in red by the PC spellcheckers:

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“Two decades ago, I likened the PC and the Internet revolutions to the invention of a handgun.

“They empower the individual and small companies to compete with industrial giants on a level playing field,” I wrote in a landmark Annex Bulletin (End of Western Dominance? Refusion of Arts & SciencesNov 1994 – http://www.djurdjevic.com/Bulletins/global/94-52_End_of_West.html).

I was wrong. It was much more than that. The PC and the Internet did empower individuals not just to compete with industrial giants but to even win.  Witness Google, Apple (resurgence),  Facebook, and hundreds of other companies that have emerged as IT leaders since then.

As a result, they unleashed a tsunami of creativity around the globe.  Which, in turn, led to a restructuring of the social and political order in many countries.”

Such as in the U.S. in November 2016.

ASSANGE: BETTER LEAKER THAN ANALYST, WAS WRONG ABOUT TRUMP 3 DAYS BEFORE ELECTION

In a TV interview with John Pilger, an independent fellow Australian-born journalist, filmed at the Ecuadorian embassy in London and broadcast three days before the election (Nov 5), Wikileaks founder Julian Assange predicted that Trump “would not be allowed to win.”

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By saying that, the man who has done more than any other human on the planet to expose Hillary’s crimes, transgressions, lies and distortions, proved himself to be a better info. leaker than an analyst. Here’s a part of that interview Assange said:

Pilger also questioned Assange over increasingly frequent accusations from the Clinton camp, and Western media, that WikiLeaks is looking to swing next week’s US presidential election in favor of Donald Trump – perhaps at Russia’s behest.

But Assange dismissed the prospect of Trump, who is behind in the polls, winning as unlikely – and not necessarily due to his standing with the electorate.

My analysis is that Trump would not be permitted to win. Why do I say that? Because he has had every establishment off his side. Trump does not have one establishment, maybe with the exception of the Evangelicals, if you can call them an establishment,” said Assange. “Banks, intelligence, arms companies, foreign money, etc. are all united behind Hillary Clinton. And the media as well. Media owners, and the journalists themselves.” (for more, see… http://on.rt.com/7tv7).

I remember shaking my head in disbelief when I read that segment on Nov 5.

“Why has he suddenly gone soft?” I wondered. “Is Assange trying to appease Hillary if she gets elected? Or was it that she just faith and conviction and was also under the spell of NWO establishment and media power?” It takes real guts to swim against such a tidal wave.
But Assange’s sudden softness seemed so out of character for a man who has fearlessly given his freedom to the cause of truth and full disclosure. So I just filed this story in the back of my memory. Until now.

THE AMERICAN TRAGEDY: NEARLY 60 MILLION OF AMERICANS VOTED FOR THE MOST CORRUPT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE IN HISTORY

This election demonstrates the success of New World Order’s Dumbing Down of America,” and the need to start re-educating our fellow citizens

Back in 1997, I published a column in the Washington Times titled  DANCING ‘ROUND THE GOLDEN CALF. My original title for that piece was “Dumbing Down of America.” The fact that two decade later, nearly 60 million of our fellow citizens voted for the most corrupt candidate in the history of U.S. presidential races, attests to the success of New World Order plutocrats’ dumbing down process. And that is a true American Tragedy.

So what’s to be done?

Well, neutralize and eliminate the plutocrats. Drive the New World Order snakes from our shores or put them behind bars. That’s the first order of business as I said earlier.

Then we must start to repair the damage they have done to several generations of our fellow-citizens with their quasi “liberal” ideas, with their greed-driven  materialistic morality, with their our education system which denigrates America’s traditional culture and values, with their Hollywood and pro sports-driven agendas.

It has taken several decades to dumb down our nation. It will take us as long or longer to steer America back on its righteous path of liberty and justice for all.  But as Confucius said, “a thousand mile journey begins with the first step.”

We took that step today. Let us continue and persevere in making America great again.  With God’s help.

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Letter to a “liberal” friend and Hillary supporter in Australia:

GET READY TO EAT A LARGE BOWL OF CROW

I have a longtime and dear friend in Australia. Trouble is, he is a died in the wool “liberal” and a Hillary supporter. Which is like going around with blinkers.  You only see what “they” want you to see.

My friend has been occasionally writing to me during the last several months with critical comments about my editorials and predictions. Such as that we should ignore the liberal lamestream media polls and just get out and vote.

Occasionally, I would also reply with a disagreeable comment of my own. But realizing the futility of such arguments, I mostly suggested we both bide our time and bite our tongues until Nov 8. And now that the Election Day has come and gone, here’s a message I have just sent to to my friend in Australia:

“I hope you are ready to eat a VERY LARGE BOWL OF CROW, my mate. Sorry I could not quickly find an image of a bowl big enough to suit the purpose.

You should eat crow not just because of the election results and Trump’s victory. But because of extreme arrogance that you and your liberal brethren around the world have shown toward anyone who did not share your views. Such as yours truly who has been saying all along that we should IGNORE the lamestream media polls because they are biased and therefore will be proven wrong in the end.”

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NEW YORK TIMES’ ELECTION DAY FLIP-FLOPS

Check this out, “fresh” off the press from a leading liberal lamestream media organization – the New York Times:

“The New York Times runs an election tracker web page that calculates the odds of presidential victory, popular vote margins, and projected Electoral College totals, in addition to monitoring the final state-by-state results.

At the beginning of Election Eve, the tracker gave Hillary Clinton an 85% to win the election. Within two hours, the odds had shifted to a 50-50 race. At 10:30 PM Eastern time, with the last few decisive swing states waiting to be called, the odds stood at 90% for Trump.

Now, at 11:15 MST (1:15 AM Eastern), the New York Times is calling for Trump to win 308 electoral votes with 95% certainty. “

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UPDATE NOV 10, 2016

WATCH OUT FOR “LIBERAL” TURNCOATS: THEY COULD BE THE FIFTH COLUMN IN TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

Every time there is a momentous change in the world history, such as what just happened in the U.S., the minions and apparatchiks who had faithfully served the fallen regime rush into their closets to put on the new regime uniforms. And pretend that they were for Trump all along.

So stand by for lots of brown-nosers to crawl out of the rat holes where Hillary and Obams  loyalists had been living. We must not let them come anywhere near Trump.  Lest they infest him with the “liberal” rat poison they were spreading across the U.S. and around the world.

What brought this on?

A memory of this image I saw in Bosnia in 1992 when I was working as a war correspondent. It was September 1992. The Bosnian had not even been into its 6th month. The fall of the Soviet Union was merely nine months old.  Yet the local communist turncoats, who had faithfully served Tito, a mass-murderer of the first class, were discarding their red stars like excess baggage.

Over the next year or so, stand  by for similar “transformations” of the HIllary and Obama “liberals” here in the U.S.

Because, people like Hillary, Obama and their followers are the antithesis of anything “liberal.” They have made this noble term into a dirty word. Because the so-called “liberals” in America and around the world are anything but LIBERAL. They are the MOST INTOLERANT segment of our society. They foster dictatorship of minorities. They only believe in “their way or highway.”

Witness the violent protests some of them are launching as we speak against the free will of the American people who have elected Donald Trump as our president. We must stop them. And then just stomp on them to keep them down in the dustbin of history where they belong. Along with Hillary and Obama.

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UPDATE NOV 11, 2016

DUMP THE MEDIA “PUNDITS”

So-called “pundits” have been wrong about everything, including stock market reaction to Trump victory

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Take a look at this stock market chart. What do you see?

What I see is a large egg on the faces of mainstream media and its so-called “pundits.” They have been wrong about everything, including stock market reaction to Trump victory.

Even one of the leading lamestream media whores – the New York Times – now admits that. Here’s an excerpt from its today’s story:

“To the long list of pundits who called the election all wrong — as well as its likely consequences — add Wall Street analysts.

As the presidential election approached, they were falling all over themselves to predict a Hillary Clinton victory and, afterward, a modest stock market rally. The prospect of a win by Donald J. Trump was so remote as to be deemed a “black swan,” an event that was only distantly possible but would have potentially dire consequences for financial markets.

Among the many predicting a drop in equity markets in the unlikely event of a Trump victory were analysts at Citibank, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley. Keith Parker, head of cross-asset strategy research at Barclays, forecast a drop of 11 to 13 percent in the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index.

The hedge fund Bridgewater Associates went even further, warning clients that the Dow Jones industrial average would fall 2,000 points. (see New York Times, Nov 11, 2016)

The New York Post was even tougher on the “pundits” in its yesterday’s story Pundits were spectacularly wrong about the 2016 election:

Boy, were they wrong.

Pundits botched the presidential election in epic fashion — claiming for months that Hillary Clinton was a lock for the presidency before being shocked back to reality by Donald Trump’s victory Tuesday night.

Longtime political researchers and experts, including Nate Silver of the closely watched site FiveThirtyEight, predicted that Clinton had numerous broad paths to the 270 Electoral College votes that would place her in the White House, while Trump had only a few narrow ones.

Numerous media outlets and personalities projected a decisive win for the former secretary of state — including New York magazine, which slapped a grotesque photo of Trump on its cover with the word “Loser” just days before Election Day.

Deadspin columnist and GQ correspondent Drew Magary went so far as to publish a scathing piece about the Republican candidate on Sunday — titled “Donald Trump Is Going To Get His Ass Kicked On Tuesday.”

“This isn’t close, and never was,” he wrote.

Foreign Policy magazine was so sure of a Clinton victory that it published an article in July titled “The Republican Party Is On the Verge of Extinction.”

Not to be outdone, a month later, The Hill followed up with an opinion piece written by a contributor headed “Trump’s loss could make the GOP extinct.”

But once the ballots were counted, Republicans took control of the White House, Senate and House.

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What’s To Be Done?

  • Well, step one, as I have said before is – dump the lamestream media and its “pundits,” unplug your TV from network broadcasts and do your own research on the internet using many independent sources.
  • Step two, if you own any stock market equities, dump them now! The stock market may be up for the time being, but it is a bubble that will eventually burst. And you don’t want to end up holding the bag when that happens. Better to forego some short-term gains, than to face larger losses down the road. (Even some of the “pundits” now agree with me on this – “Why this post-election jump in the stock market probably means nothing” – see https://is.gd/6D203V).

dice-goldbarsWhy am I not bullish on the current bull market?

Because it’s all smoke and mirrors. The stock market is nothing more than a legalized casino with traders in pin-stripe suits placing much bigger bets than the Las Vegas gamblers.

Here’s what I wrote about it way back in 1998 in a story titled “The Raging Bull of Wall Street Is Just That – Bull!:

“Wall Street has become almost totally decoupled from the nation’s economic activities. Like a gambling casino, it is largely driven by investment cash flows, not profits or losses of the companies it trades.” (The Raging Bull of Wall Street Is Just That – Bull! (1998)

We are also “pleased” because we have been saying at least since 1997 that Wall Street has become a casino, and that corporate fundamentals have little to do anymore with stock values.  (Wall Street Casino (2002).

In fact, if you CLICK HERE, you will be able to see SEVERAL DOZEN articles I had written between 1997 and 2002 on the subject of the Wall Street Casino.

If you do that and still decide to chase the rainbows at the Wall Street Casino, that’s okay. At least I won’t have you on my conscience.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

As a business consultant and financial and IT industry analyst, I have spent a lifetime blowing the smoke out of my clients’ eyes trying to help them see clearly what’s ahead.

And who were these clients? Well, they were large multinational companies, the “Who’s Who” in the IT industry during the 1980s and 1990s, starting with IBM and then going down the list.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I invite those of you who only know me by my geopolitical, war reporting, artistic, musical or shamanic hats – also to check out my two business websites. They are now inactive (I retired in 2014) but are still very much relevant: Annex Research (1978-2013)  – http://djurdjevic.com/ and Annex Research (2013-2014 – http://annexresearch.wordpress.com/.  And it is this kind of business consulting work that actually paid for all my other activities by which I am perhaps better known. You will find there many stories which can help you understand why I think that dumping your stock holdings now (if you still have some), will serve you well in the future.

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UPDATE NOV 12, 2016

Levity Interlude: A Letter from Canada

Got a letter from an old friend in Canada this morning. “For your chuckle,” his note read. Actually, it almost made spit. Read my reply to him at the end to see why.

NEWS UPDATE FROM CANADA

The flood of Trump-fearing American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada has intensified in the past couple days. The Republican presidential victory is prompting an exodus of left-leaning Americans who fear they’ll soon be required to hunt, pray, pay taxes, and live according to the Constitution. Canadian border residents say it’s not uncommon to see dozens of sociology professors, global-warming activists, and “green” energy proponents crossing their fields at night.

“I went out to milk the cows the other day, and there was a Hollywood producer huddled in the barn,” said southern Manitoba farmer Red Greenfield, whose acreage borders North Dakota.

“He was cold, exhausted and hungry, and begged me for a latte and some free-range chicken. When I said I didn’t have any, he left before I even got a chance to show him my screenplay, eh?”

[snip] – the letter continues in the same SNL mocking style. Here’s my reply:

ALTZAR: Funny, but I only wish it were true. These scumbags are not known for keeping their promises any more than Hillary is known for telling the truth. Besides, why would Canada agree to be a dumping ground for the U.S. trash?

PS; Rather than wait for them to leave the U.S., which might take till hell freezes over, perhaps Trump should deport them to Saudi Arabia. Where they can give concerts in the desert to help pay off the Saudi’s $25 million investment in Hillary. :-)

This also, just in from Canada…

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UPDATE NOV 15, 2016

“Liberal” media establishment stooges now switch their attacks from Trump to his cabinet and staff appointments

LIKE A PACK OF WOLVES, LAMESTREAM MEDIA NOW ATTACKING STEPHEN BANNON TO DIVERT ATTENTION FROM TRUMP’S APPOINTMENT OF ESTABLISHMENT SHILL REINCE PRIEBUS AS WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF

Remember that New York Times’ publisher apology for blowing the election? Well, predictably, it was short lived. The liberal media establishment whores are back to their old tactics – smearing anybody and anything to do with Donald Trump.

Yes, these same unrepentant media folks who UNSUCCESSFULLY demonized Trump and ended up with the largest egg on their face in history of American journalism. Undaunted, they are now switching their attacks from Trump to his cabinet and staff appointments.

The Truth in Media members have proven themselves capable of sniffing out BS stories when they see one. And they know what to do with them – file them in the overflowing “liberal news” trash bin.

BEWARE: THOSE WHO DO NOT LEARN FROM HISTORY ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT IT!

Meanwhile, why not focus instead on how these same election LOSERS are now trying muzzle Trump by inserting fifth column people of their own among his staff appointments. Like “Reince” Priebus, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, whom Trump has just named White House Chief of Staff. I fear that over time, Trump may end up like Reagan – surrounded by New World Order establishment shills.

Check out this piece I published over three weeks ago warning about that – long before Trump was even elected. And, it has already started happening. So we must stay vigilant to make sure Trump does not stray from the path we followed him on.

STAY VIGILANT: LET’S NOT HAVE A REAGAN FIFTH COLUMN ENCORE

Will the Same Happen with Trump When He Is Elected? – https://is.gd/mMcRHn (Oct 23, 2016)

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UPDATE Nov 19, 2016

DUMBING DOWN OF AMERICA – NOW ON VIDEO – IN FLESH AND BLOOD

A wonderful video. The authors even used the title of my Aug 1997 Washington Times column “Dumbing Down of America” – http://wp.me/p3QU1S-1ST (the WT editors retitled it to DANCING ‘ROUND THE GOLDEN CALF).
Here’s a link to this video on Facebook:

DUMBING DOWN OF AMERICA: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

 
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I have just added this segment to my LET US REJOICE: NEW DAWN RISES OVER AMERICA AND THE WORLD, Nov 9, 2016 piece.

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NEW WORLD ORDER SNAKES TO BE EXPELLED FROM AMERICA

From My Dreamtime Diary: A Stunning US Election Prediction in Three Dreams over Four Days of This Month (Oct 16-19)

Like Saint Patrick in Ireland, Donald Trump and the American people will drive away from America the New World Order snakes on Nov 8, 2016

THE LEGEND OF SAINT PATRICK

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Trump: American Saint Patrick 

The snake was the symbol of the Celts and their spiritual elite, the Druids – who inhabited the island of Ireland long before the arrival of Christianity in the 5th century AD.  When Patrick arrived, the only “pesky and dangerous creatures” that St Patrick wished to cast away were the native Celts.   

Since snakes often represent evil in literature, “when Patrick drives the snakes out of Ireland, it is symbolically saying he drove the old, evil, pagan ways out of Ireland [and] brought in a new age.” (Ancient Origins – https://is.gd/shJqPg)

ALTZAR: In one of my past lives (in 5th century AD), I knew Saint Patrick.  I was then known as Lough (Luc) Tuluum, an Irishman who helped St. Patrick escape from imprisonment as a slave. Thus my connection to Saint Patrick both in dreamtime and real life. Also see, MY IRISH ROOTS…

BOTTOM LINE: SHEEP OVERPOWERS SNAKE, RELEASES IT, FRIGHTENED SNAKE FLEES, PEACE PREVAILS

There will be no civil nor nuclear war in America. In fact, the Nov 8 election will signal the start of America’s journey back to its roots. And for the rest of the world, it will the dawning of a new era of peace and liberation from the reptilian New World Order.

How do I know that? 

Because my Spirit guides told me. I am a thrice-ordained Inca Shaman.  And shamans are conduits shaman-webbetween the spiritual and earthly realms.

As a result, guidance from my Spirit guides and teachers comes to me 24/7. And it takes all shapes and forms –  in dreamtime as in daytime. My guides communicate with me through signs –  music, clouds, rainbows, rocks, animals, birds, serendipity of events, people I encounter in my  life, numerology and astro events, and also through triggers in daily news stories which in turn inspire my editorial columns.

My guides have never failed me yet. Nor I them, if I followed their advice.  So this is the guidance I received from them in dreamtime over three nights – on Oct 16, 18 and 19, 2016. As you will see, it reads like a cryptic novel.

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OCT 16: SHEEP & SNAKE DREAM

I had a dream on Oct 16 in which there was a sheep swimming in the pool that had a snake in its jaws. The sheep held it just behind the head. So the snake was powerless to harm the sheep.

And me, as I am also in the pool observing the scene. And feeling a bit apprehensive as I know the snake is poisonous.

Suddenly the sheep releases the snake. The snake swims away in terror with lightning speed toward the far end of the pool, slithers out and disappears out of sight.

I remember thinking in my dream, “wow, what an amazing speed. I had no idea snakes can be such fast swimmers.”

 

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INTERPRETATION OF DREAM 1 – SHEEP AND SNAKE

Oct 26, 2016

I received this interpretation of the dream from my Spirit guides while meditating in the spa this morning…

Like Saint Patrick in Ireland, Trump and the American people (sheep) will drive away the snakes of the New World Order into their burrows on Nov 8, 2016

  • The SNAKE represents the banking and corporate powers that be of the New World Order, and their servants – Obama, Hillary and Bill Clinton, the Bush family and all other vassals who think of themselves as the “elite” of the ruling class. The SNAKE symbolizes duplicity, treachery, ruthlessness, emotional coldness and lack of empathy of the slimy reptilians.

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In my dream, the SHEEP overpowers the SNAKE. And yet it does not kill it.  Because SHEEP symbolizes gentleness, kindness and a sense of community. So the SHEEP releases the SNAKE from its deathly grip. Frightened to death, the SNAKE frantically swims as fast as it can to get away from the sheep and and pool (and ME, the observer, who is also in the pool).

TRUMP WILL WIN AND TOGETHER WITH AMERICAN PEOPLE WILL DRIVE AWAY THE NWO SNAKES

Which is good news. For, it means that on Nov 8, the American people will start to liberate themselves from the snakes of the New World Order and drive them away from our shores. Which will inspire the rest of the world to follow suit. Let us hope, bloodlessly all around.

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DREAM 2 (Oct 18): HIGH TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS, LONDON MEDIEVAL STREET MARKET – RETURN TO PEACE AND PASTORAL LIFE

SCENE 1: OLD CASTLE RUIN

In this dream, I am in London, England in medieval time. It is early morning. I am walking through a ruin of an old castle toward the ocean shore. I can feel the spray from the waves reaching my face through the openings in the castle walls.

“The tide must be coming,” I thought in my dream state. “That’s probably why the waves are so big and crashing close to the castle walls.”

When I look through the opening, I see that the beach and the land are very flat. Like the Thames river banks.

“Wonder if this is the high tide pushing up the Thames?” I was thinking.

SCENE 2: MEDIEVAL LONDON MARKET

In the next scene, I am back in town at what looks like a street market. Still in medieval London. The streets are paved with round cobblestones.

I am engaged in a happy banter with several women behind their fruit and veggie stalls. There is also a man, a customer like me, who joins the conversation. Based on his accent, I figure out that he must be from Manchester.

After telling my market friend about my through the castle to the beach this morning and seeing a high tide, I say to the man:

“You guys in Manchester probably don’t even know what a high tide is,” :-)Manchester is deep inland]

Everybody laughs. Everybody is happy.

INTERPRETATION OF DREAM 2 – HIGH TIDE AND STREET MARKET IN MEDIEVAL LONDON

Oct 18, 2016

At first, I thought, “guess another trip to London is in the cards. But why medieval London?,” I wondered.

Of course, I have had a number of past lifetimes in London. For example, as King Phillip II of Spain while married to Queen Mary I, Henry VIII’s Catholic daughter.  And I lived there as King James I and VI, when I inherited the crown of England and Ireland after Elizabeth I died without an heir. And in the 19th century, I was back there again as Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s Consort.

But the market scene and the happy banter with London commoners did not fit those royal lifetimes.

Oct 26, 2016 – NEW INTERPRETATION

So today, a new  came to me during my morning meditation in the spa. This dream was a continuation of the first Sheep and Snake dream.  The rising tide symbolizes the awakening of the American people who no longer want to be stuck like boats in the mud.

As for the happy street market scene, in order to recreate again America the Beautiful, we must go far back into the past – well before the industrial era ushered in the focus on money and greed which destroyed so many lives in England, in America and around the world. 

Everybody was very happy and enjoying life at that London street market. It did not matter how much commerce we actually conducted. It was actually ZERO while I was there.

Finally, I have always felt more at home in London than anywhere else outside of my real homes in this lifetime (Arizona, Maui and Western Australia).  I did not know about my past lifetimes there until just over five years ago. But London has always made me feel good. Like home.

(Same with Vienna, by the way, only differently. Vienna has been the home of music in my soul).

ISIS IN LONDON

By the way, the river Thames had also been known as Isis in ancient times. In fact, when Elizabeth and I walked through Hyde Park in Oct 2011, I photographed the sculpture of ISIS next to the Serpentine Lake.

Isis is also an ancient Egyptian deity… Goddess of health, marriage and wisdom. The name Isis means a Throne, which is also her head dress.

Isis is the feminine expression of Osiris whose energy is also present in ALTZAR’s soul. Both of them are among my spirit guides. According to Egyptian mythology, Isis was Osiris’ sister whom he married after becoming the King of Egypt (http://www.egyptianmyths.net/mythisis.htm).

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DREAM 3 (Oct 19): BLISS IN TROPICAL PACIFIC, HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN

SCENE 1: SWIMMING, SNORKELING, SAILING IN THE OCEAN

I had a dream in which I was sailing, swimming and snorkeling somewhere in the tropics. The beaches are white sand. Water turquoise. The ocean warm. Maybe Tahiti? Or Northern Australia (Great Barrier Reef)? I am happy, having a great time playing in the ocean.

SCENE 2 – VIEWING THE SAME SCENERY FROM THE TOP DECK OF A CRUISE SHIP

In the next scene, I am now sailing on a huge cruise ship through the very same area where I had been swimming and snorkeling before. I am quite high above the ocean, looking down as if from a parasail.  It’s definitely a large ship.

I am leaning on a rail close to the bow and looking down into the ocean. But I cannot actually see all the way down to where the bow’s hull slices the waves, because I am so high up above it. I can see, however, that the captain is skillfully navigating around other small boats and snorkelers way down in the ocean.

Nobody seems to be perturbed that such a giant ship is sailing right past them through shallow waters. But I feel a bit of trepidation about what my reaction would have been if I were still snorkeling and then seeing this huge ship pass me by.

INTERPRETATION OF DREAM 3: HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN

This is the third dream in four days in which the element of WATER figured prominently. And it was INCREASING IN SIZE (pool –> river –> ocean), just like when I had my three “wet dreams” in August 2008 which guided me to move from Arizona to Maui.

Unlike in 2008, however, we are now at the starting gate of the Age of Aquarius. So it’s all about the Water element, it’s cleansing, suppleness, fluidity, flexibility.  And everything is beautiful, peaceful and serene.

Happy days are here again. Or will be… after Nov 8. Just as the happy days returned after the Great Depression.

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October 24, 2016

WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST FEAR ABOUT THE NOV 8 ELECTION?

Mine is that Obama and his New World Order bosses, the “death merchants” of America, may start another war in order to get Hillary elected.

A far-fetched concern? 

Before you dismiss it out of hand, let me give you a real life example of the same scenario from Bill and Hillary Clinton’s era at the White House.

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BILL CLINTON LAUNCHED AN ILLEGAL WAR TO DISTRACT AMERICAN PEOPLE FROM HIS OWN IMPEACHMENT TROUBLES

On Dec 19, 1998 the House of Representatives voted to impeach Bill Clinton. It looked as if the law had finally caught up with Clintons’ lies and crimes. 

In January 1999. while Clinton’s presidency teeter-tottered on the finest of edges, I wrote the piece titled “Washington’s Crisis Factory” (see below). The best way to distract the masses from the Clinton transgressions was to launch another war, I opined: 

“Bosnia II” is in the making in the Serbian province of Kosovo. The U.S. government officials are stoking the fires of yet another civil war while publicly opposing it,” I wrote.” (an excerpt from WASHINGTON CRISiS FACTORY).

With his approval ratings at rock bottom, Clinton needed that Kosovo war to try to regain his political footing and live out his Senate-gifted lease on life in the White House. So he decided to rape a small country, just as he had previously abused women who refused his sexual advances. 

Two months my Washington Crisis Factory article, that’s what we got. Another war. Acting without congressional approval, Clinton launched the Kosovo War and NATO’s bombing of Serbia on March 24, 1999 (see New Day of Infamy – http://www.truthinmedia.org/Kosovo/tim-war.html).

GANG RAPE OF A SMALL NATION (excerpt from my 1999 speeches)

“NATO’s bombing of Serbia was nothing short of a gang rape of a small country.

A military alliance of 19 nations and 780 million people; with over half of the world’s gross economic product (GDP), commanding two-thirds of the global military firepower, ganged up on a tiny nation of 10 million. For 79 days, NATO terrorized the people of Serbia, dropping 23,000 bombs and missiles on them in 36,000 sorties.”

Bottom line?

The Kosovo War distracted America from Clinton’s troubles at home. And on Feb 12, 1999, the Senate saved Clinton from full impeachment.  On the charge of perjury, 45 Democrats and 10 Republicans in the Senate voted “not guilty” and on the charge of obstruction of justice the Senate was split 50-50.

Thus this disgraced president served out the remainder of his term. And now, he and his unindicted criminal wife – Hillary – want to return to the White House once again.

The only way that could happen in a fair election is if Obama and his New World Order bosses, the “death merchants” of America, graced both Clintons with another war. Perhaps against Russia, as so many are speculating these days?

Just as before the Kosovo War in 1999 when they demonized Serbia, both the liberal and the conservative media are now united in their castigation of Russia. 

Check out this OpEd piece in today’s “conservative” Wall Street Journal in which the Journal gives the “liberal” Sam Nunn its platform from where to shout that, “only Hillary is prepared” to handle the nuclear war (http://on.wsj.com/2ew8YGo via @WSJ):

Sam Nunn: Only Hillary Clinton is prepared for the nuclear threat http://on.wsj.com/2ew8YGo via @WSJ

That would be utter lunacy, of course. But then, we are dealing here with political lunatics and desperados, as Donald Trump has them all on the run.

That’s why this is my greatest fear about the Nov 8 election.

WASHINGTON’S CRISIS FACTORY

By Bob Djurdjevic (January 1999)

“Bosnia II” is in the making in the Serbian province of Kosovo. The U.S. government officials are stoking the fires of yet another civil war while publicly opposing it. Just as they kept adding fuel to the ethnic fire in Bosnia while claiming to douse it.

Why are they doing it? Because “perpetual war for perpetual commerce” is the true motto of the New World Order. When peace broke out at the end of Cold War, it sounded a death knell for the death merchants’ businesses. So Washington’s crisis factory went to work, manufacturing conflicts in strategic places around the world. Is there any wonder that the latest series of the Balkan civil wars, for example, started in June 1991, a year and a half after CIA predicted that a civil war would break out in the former Yugoslavia?

And so the beat went on… Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, and now Kosovo.

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“WAG THE DOG” GOT IT ALL RIGHT BEFORE IT HAPPENED

And so, for at least the seventh time in the last 12 months, a “Wag the Dog”-type diversion tactics unfolded in mid-January. Just as the outrageous Anglo-American bombing of Iraq in mid-December was intended to distract the public’s attention from the impeachment proceedings in the U.S. House of Representatives, so was the alleged “Serb massacre” at Racak designed to outrage the world, a prelude to a military occupation of Kosovo by NATO, claiming another colony for the NWO imperialists.

http://www.truthinmedia.org/Columns/new-dawn-Washington%20Crisis%20Factory.html

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AMERICA: “LAND OF MILK AND HONEY” IS RUNNING LOW ON BOTH

America is the “land of milk and honey,” according to Hollywood and the rhetoric of our leaders. That’s why millions of people from around the world line up in front of U.S. embassies trying to get in as immigrants. Many others risk their lives and the lives of their families to enter the country illegally.

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I am sorry to break it to you folks in Mexico and overseas, but it’s all a Hollywood hoax, a make-believe picture of the country that’s deep in debt and whose citizens are struggling to make ends meet month after month.

A new banking survey suggests that 80% of Americans have less than $5,000 in savings, and that nearly 7 in 10 have only $1,000 or less in their savings accounts.

The GoBanking (survey company) asked 7,000 people around the country how much money they had set aside in savings accounts for the future, and found that 34% of them have absolutely nothing set aside.  So over one-third of Americans live from hand to mouth every month.

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The GoBanking said that people living beyond their means is one likely reason for the downward trend in savings. The rise of cashless payment options has made it easier than ever to spend money, resulting in more people splashing their cash electronically without giving it a second thought.

The golden noose syndrome invented by Wall Street bankers and gullibly accepted by millions of dumbed-down Americans.

PLUTOCRATS OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER

Nothing new there. Nearly 20 years ago, I published a column in the Washington Times titled “PLUTOCRATS OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER – March 9, 1997 – http://www.truthinmedia.org/Columns/Plutocrats%20of%20NWO.html). This is how it started…

“A crude hand-painted sign on a run-down building in East Berlin, not far from the former “Checkpoint Charlie” crossing which once divided the West and the East, read as follows in July 1995:

The border runs not between the peoples, but between top and bottom.”

The implication? The Wall may be down, but the class differences remain.

Nowhere is this more pronounced than in the U.S.

This is where the rich get richer, the poor get poorer, and the Great American Divide between the relative “haves” and “have nots” has been growing wider and deeper in the last 30 years.

The share of the national wealth owned by the top 1 percent of Americans increased from 22 percent to 42 percent between 1979 and 1996, according to Rep. David Obey, Wisconsin Democrat. The top half percent of the U.S. population saw their wealth surge by 24 percent during the 1980s deregulation period – the so-called “Reaganomics” era.

The top 1 percent gained 12 percent; the top 5 percent increased 9 percent, while the bottom 60 percent of Americans experienced an overall decline in their net worth.”

Nearly 20 years later, we still keep hearing our plutocratic leaders tell us about how great life is in our country. It is not. It is not for most of our fellow citizens, as you can see from the above statistics.

So I encourage the would-be immigrants to America to do a turn-about-face and make the most of what they can do to improve life in their own countries. Not because Donald Trump says so. Nor because he wants to build a wall. Because if they come here, legally or otherwise, they will be joining the ranks of “Les Miserables” in this Land of Plutocrats.

By the way, if you want to emigrate to a country that really takes care of its citizens, try Japan, for example. By contrast to America, the average Japanese household had $171,000 in savings in 2013.

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Makes you wonder who won the war, doesn’t it? The bankers, of course.

America: “Land of milk and honey?”  Only in Hollywood movies.


AUTHOR’S DISCLOSURE

In the interest of truth and full disclosure, statistically, this writer might well be included among the plutocrats, although not the Plutocrats of the New World Order. I have been fortunate enough to earn enough for my family and myself over the decades the amounts that far exceed the average savings cited in this article. Don’t hold it against me.I credit this to God and to my spirit guides. They know I was once as poor as a mouse and eating lard and tuna fish from cans just to survive.


UPDATE DECEMBER 15, 2017

A heart-rending truth about how the world’s richest nation treats some its citizens

A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America

The UN’s Philip Alston is an expert on deprivation – and he wants to know why 41 million Americans are living in poverty. The Guardian joined him on a special two-week mission into the dark heart of the world’s richest nation.

“You got a choice to make, man. You could go straight on to heaven. Or you could turn right, into that.”

We are in Los Angeles, in the heart of one of America’s wealthiest cities, and General Dogon, dressed in black, is our tour guide. Alongside him strolls another tall man, grey-haired and sprucely decked out in jeans and suit jacket. Professor Philip Alston is an Australian academic with a formal title: UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.

General Dogon, himself a veteran of these Skid Row streets, strides along, stepping over a dead rat without comment and skirting round a body wrapped in a worn orange blanket lying on the sidewalk.

The two men carry on for block after block after block of tatty tents and improvised tarpaulin shelters. Men and women are gathered outside the structures, squatting or sleeping, some in groups, most alone like extras in a low-budget dystopian movie.

We come to an intersection, which is when General Dogon stops and presents his guest with the choice. He points straight ahead to the end of the street, where the glistening skyscrapers of downtown LA rise up in a promise of divine riches.

Heaven.

Then he turns to the right, revealing the “black power” tattoo on his neck, and leads our gaze back into Skid Row bang in the center of LA’s downtown. That way lies 50 blocks of concentrated human humiliation. A nightmare in plain view, in the city of dreams.

Alston turns right.

Philip Alston in downtown LA.
 Philip Alston in downtown LA. Photograph: Dan Tuffs for the Guardian

So begins a two-week journey into the dark side of the American Dream. The spotlight of the UN monitor, an independent arbiter of human rights standards across the globe, has fallen on this occasion on the US, culminating on Friday with the release of his initial report in Washington.

For more, see… https://goo.gl/BRU7kG (The Guardian, Dec 15, 2017)

Also see the earlier Truth in Media reports on the same subject: AMERICA: “LAND OF MILK AND HONEY” IS RUNNING LOW ON BOTH, Sep 28, 2016 – https://wp.me/p3QU1S-1Ml

– and my column published by the WASHINGTON TIMES over 20 years ago: “PLUTOCRATS OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER” – March 9, 1997 – http://www.truthinmedia.org/Columns/Plutocrats%20of%20NWO.html)