It doesn't take a genius to gather that in historical perspective, those senses of freedom, productivity and hope which became Western emblems during the post-World War II era, had very little to do with our humanist desires and whims. Our 'freedom' was manufactured to titillate the poor human fellows behind the Iron Wall. The Cold War which threatened to wipe out civilization was just the means towards capitalist growth. Accordingly, it would be right to argue that we owe our post-war sense of 'freedom' to the USSR and Stalin. The more oppressive communism was, the more liberal the West pretended to be. Once the Soviet bloc evaporated, there was no need to sustain our 'freedom.' There was no one to 'titillate' with Coca Cola and McDonalds. A new Battle Zone was required to divert the masses' attention from their true eternal oppressors.
Once again it was the so-called 'Left' that provided the goods.
Under Donald Trump's America, the United States has become a partisan of Israel more than ever before, essentially adopting every policy position that the far-right Likud Party has advocated for under the leadership of Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu.
Trump's Anti-Palestinian Record
Whilst in office, Trump notably recognised Israel's "undivided capital" as being Jerusalem in December of 2017, later moving the US embassy there from Tel Aviv, in May of 2018. Donald J. Trump also unilaterally withdrew from the Iran Nuclear Deal, or JCPOA, at the behest of Netanyahu and the Israel Lobby in the United States.
Trump's Legal Team's "VenezuelaGate"? Alleged Bolivarian Vote-Rigging in Venezuela? - Global Research
During Trump's legal team press conference on Thursday, attorney Sidney Powell defied reality by the following remarks:
"The Dominion voting systems, the Smartmatic technology software, and the software that goes in other computerized voting systems here in as well, not just Dominion, were created in Venezuela at the direction of Hugo Chavez to make sure he never lost an election after one constitutional referendum came out the way he did not want it to come out (sic)."
The above remarks are pure rubbish. No credible evidence supports them.
While a December 2007 constitutional reform referendum favored by Chavez was defeated, it was by a slim 1.3% margin.
Throughout his tenure, he was greatly admired by ordinary Venezuelans for replacing US-supported tyranny with Bolivarian social justice.[...]
The December 2007 referendum aside, Chavez was first elected in December 1998 with a 56% majority, a landslide by any standard — when the entrenched opposition to that time controlled the process.
He was consistently reelected handily until eliminated by Obama/Biden on March 5, 2013.
He knew he was marked for death, explaining the threat many times.
Days after his death, William Blum said that he "personally believe(d) that Hugo Chavez was murdered by the United States."
Fidel Castro warned him, Chavez saying that "Fidel always told me, Chavez take care."
"These people have developed technology. You are very careless."
"Take care what you eat, what they give you to eat…a little needle and they inject you with I don't know what."
12bytes says: I too found Powell's remarks startling. Unlike the pudgy pink Israel-firster currently in office, Chavez was a man's man who was loved deeply by the lower classes and hated just as much by the U.S. government and the rich foreign businessmen in Venezuela for whom he made it difficult or impossible to steal the wealth of his country. I highly encourage readers watch the documentary, Chavez: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (2003).
Even before the final lawsuits challenging the results of the presidential election have been decided, Big Tech has declared the winner.
Dr. Simone Gold (@drsimonegold): "Sen. Alexander: Should we all be wearing masks? Dr. Fauci: "No"" | nitter
Trump's campaign announced Saturday that it wants a recount that includes signature matching, one of the key criteria designed to determine whether mail-in ballots are genuine.
California law states that local jurisdictions can impose stricter regulations than the state mandate, but even law enforcement officers believe the curfew is detrimental and unnecessary. At least 13 agencies in the Golden State said they will not enforce the mandate during Thanksgiving festivities.
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