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The Governor of Vermont Is An Idiot

Apparently, the CIA not only owns the US and European media, university faculties, the US Congress, the heads of state of the US Empire, many pseudo-fake leftwing and progressive Internet sites, but also the governors of the US states.

How can it happen that the citizens of Vermont are so incapable that they elected a mindless moron as governor? Governor Peter Shumlin, a Democrat, called on federal officials “to conduct a full and complerte investigation” of Russia’s alleged hacking of Vermont’s electric grid system “and undertake that this never happens again.”

Of course, it never happened at all, as has been confirmed by US intelligence services. But this did not prevent the moronic governor from denouncing Russia for something that not only was Russia not responsible for but which we now know for certain never happened.

Listen to the moron elected governor by the insouciant people of Vermont:

“Vermonters and all Americans should be both alarmed and outraged that one of the world’s leading thugs, Vladimir Putin, has been attempting to hack our electric grid, which we rely upon to support our quality-of-life, economy, health, and safety. This episode should highlight the urgent need for our federal government to vigorously pursue and put an end to this sort of Russian meddling.”

Is this idiotic governor simply stupid behond all belief, a half-wit, or is he a CIA asset?

Look at the idiots Vermonters have elected to the US Senate and House of Representatives. Here is Vermont’s Democratic US Senator Patrick Leahy:
“This [the alleged Russian hacking] is a direct threat to Vermont and we do not take it lightly.”

Here is the imbecilic Rep. Peter Welch, a Democrat (yes Republicans have their share of imbeciles): “It’s systemic, relentless, predatory. They [Russia] will hack everywhere, even Vermont, in pursuit of opportunities to disrupt our country. We must remain vigilant, which is why I support President Obama’s sanctions against Russia and its attacks on our country and what it stands for.”

This from a member of the legislature of a country that is known to spy on the entire world, to disrupt operations everywhere, and has slaughtered and displaced millions of peoples in 9 countries during the Clinton, Bush, and Obama regimes.

Where does Rep. Peter Welch get off?

The low grade morons at the Washington Post, Jeff Bezos trophy wife, went to their work with the totally unsubstantiated Fake News story of Putin’s hacking of Vermont’s electric grid. What a godsend. Here are the bloody Ruskies interfering with out electricity. Unnamed “senior administration officials” go on and on about what it might mean that Russia is hacking Vermont’s electric utility.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI quickly jumped in by issuing a joint analysis report, alleging “that the Russian military and civilian services activity ‘is part of an ongoing campaing of cyber-enabled operations directed at the US government and its citizens.’” https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/russian-hackers-penetrated-us-electricity-grid-through-a-utility-in-vermont/2016/12/30/8fc90cc4-ceec-11e6-b8a2-8c2a61b0436f_story.html?utm_term=.54366d2a92c7

These false charges could not be supported, and were officially disavowed by the US government.

One result was yet another retraction from the completely discredited Washington Post.

What sticks is the false image of Russia as a threat.

Those who produce these fake threats are leading the US into thermo-nuclear armageddon.

(Reprinted from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. a half-wit, or is he a CIA asset?

    Both, probably, but that’s not important. Is it not curious how all of them, 99% the establishment politicians and the establishment media, endlessly repeat the same lies, be it about Russia or Israel or Syria. The world we live in, it’s so very orwellian.

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  2. I moved from Vermont in 2011 and hope that I never see the place again. The Russians would be doing the rest of the United States a favor if they did manage to turn out the lights in that state, especially if they’re practicing for California.

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    • Replies: @Stealth
    That bad, huh?
    , @Skeptikal
    Reminds me of a shot in a 1960s film by I think Jonas Mekas, can't recall the title, but it had a scene of a sleigh pulled a team of horses gliding along in a snowy landscape with large conifers in the background, Dr. Zhivago style, and the subtitle, in Russian script:
    Eto ne Pocciya, eto Bepmont. ('Scuse Cyrillic-Latin mashup).
    , @Jus' Sayin'...
    Vermont used to be a great state, a bastion of the old time Yankee virtues, until it was over-run by prog, yuppie refugees from the prog-created messes in the People's Republic of Massachusetts, Noo Yawk, and other similar fonts of prog dysfunction.
  3. ” Is this idiotic governor simply stupid beyond all belief” :
    He is a Democrat, period, and this explains everything
    Of course there are dimwits and nutcases amongst the republican ranks, however numerically the democrats win with a knockout.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years.

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  4. (((Peter Shumlin’s))) isn’t only a Democrat but he’s also a chosenite and it seems so many of them have found a new mission in bashing Putin, restarting the cold war and undermining president elect Trump. Someone needs to determine why a tiny, whitest state in the union is enamored with Jewish politicians like Bernie Sanders and Shumlin.

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  5. If only it were possible, I’d be doing it myself !
    Hacking involves the ( usually illicit/illegal ) remote accessing of electronic data.
    It is presently impossible to hack electricity from an electric grid system – and transport it through the atmosphere to where you want to use it yourself. I’ve seen no evidence that electricity has been hacked from the Vermont Grid and magically transported for use in Moscow, Samara or any other Russian city.
    This is what happens when you have politicians who are scientifically illiterate.

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  6. @Diversity Heretic
    I moved from Vermont in 2011 and hope that I never see the place again. The Russians would be doing the rest of the United States a favor if they did manage to turn out the lights in that state, especially if they're practicing for California.

    That bad, huh?

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    • Replies: @Diversity Heretic
    I am engaging in a bit of hyperbole. I had a business fail in Vermont, so I'm not the most unbiased of former-Vermonters. But I speak the truth when I say I hope I never see the place again--some of the worst memories of my life are associated with it.
  7. The key point is that the Vermont electrical grid is an intranet that is not connected to the outside internet, so no one can hack it. And of course what would the Russians do even if they had access to it?

    Our NSA and the Russians have access to foreign servers and foreign versions of hacking software, which they both use to hide their involvement. But in this case all the evidence is that this info was leaked or obtained by fooling some to reveal their private e-mail passwords (which Hillary assures us never contains secrets). There was no damage done, only the truth revealed.

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    • Replies: @RobinG

    " And of course what would the Russians do even if they had access to it?"
     
    The fear-porn is that they would sabotage the system -- you know, like ZUSA did to Iran with Stuxnet.
  8. @Diversity Heretic
    I moved from Vermont in 2011 and hope that I never see the place again. The Russians would be doing the rest of the United States a favor if they did manage to turn out the lights in that state, especially if they're practicing for California.

    Reminds me of a shot in a 1960s film by I think Jonas Mekas, can’t recall the title, but it had a scene of a sleigh pulled a team of horses gliding along in a snowy landscape with large conifers in the background, Dr. Zhivago style, and the subtitle, in Russian script:
    Eto ne Pocciya, eto Bepmont. (‘Scuse Cyrillic-Latin mashup).

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    • Replies: @Diversity Heretic
    I live in Russia now (temporarily). Even though it's -25°C outside right now, I prefer it to Vermont despite my incompetence in Russian.
  9. It’s my humble opinion that the Deep State is perchance trying to get a war with Russia, and they are following the path laid in the novel “Arc Light” by Eric L. Harry, which he states was war-gamed with some professionals. The novel starts out with a first strike from Russia, and ends with a conventional invasion of Moscow.

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  10. With all the bullshit and calumny that’s being directed against Russia, one is apt to forget about America’s evil, perfidious “friend”–Israel.

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  11. “Authenticjazzman ‘Mensa’ society member of forty-plus years.”

    To be fair, some people can be too smart, by half. They might even be just smart enough to outwit themselves.

    Mostly, politicians lie to the electorate. After a while, they end up fooling themselves too. Then, thinking themselves clever, they only sound dumb.

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    • Replies: @MEexpert

    Then, thinking themselves clever, they only sound dumb.
     
    Excellent read of the unauthenticjazzman.
  12. @Skeptikal
    Reminds me of a shot in a 1960s film by I think Jonas Mekas, can't recall the title, but it had a scene of a sleigh pulled a team of horses gliding along in a snowy landscape with large conifers in the background, Dr. Zhivago style, and the subtitle, in Russian script:
    Eto ne Pocciya, eto Bepmont. ('Scuse Cyrillic-Latin mashup).

    I live in Russia now (temporarily). Even though it’s -25°C outside right now, I prefer it to Vermont despite my incompetence in Russian.

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  13. @Stealth
    That bad, huh?

    I am engaging in a bit of hyperbole. I had a business fail in Vermont, so I’m not the most unbiased of former-Vermonters. But I speak the truth when I say I hope I never see the place again–some of the worst memories of my life are associated with it.

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  14. @Carlton Meyer
    The key point is that the Vermont electrical grid is an intranet that is not connected to the outside internet, so no one can hack it. And of course what would the Russians do even if they had access to it?

    Our NSA and the Russians have access to foreign servers and foreign versions of hacking software, which they both use to hide their involvement. But in this case all the evidence is that this info was leaked or obtained by fooling some to reveal their private e-mail passwords (which Hillary assures us never contains secrets). There was no damage done, only the truth revealed.

    ” And of course what would the Russians do even if they had access to it?”

    The fear-porn is that they would sabotage the system — you know, like ZUSA did to Iran with Stuxnet.

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  15. The papers record, but the politicians forget, their initial lie. Later they come to believe and repeat it because they read it in the paper.
    It’s tragic that, with the tectonic changes now looming over the world, Western leadership is dominated by (wo)men who cannot but subtract from human knowledge and dignity every time one of them opens their mouth.

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  16. […] The Russians are at it again. According to this rag and their usual ~Unnamed “senior administration officials”~ (which we must now regard as indicator number 1 of a story being fake news until solid evidence turns up of its veracity) Russians how now allegedly “hacked” the state of Vermont’s electric grid system. […]

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  17. Harvard Magazine, Jan-Feb 2017, p. 58:
    “The 2016 digital break-in at the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters was like a modern iteration of of Watergate, but initiated by a foreign power seeking to interfere in the presidential election.”

    This stated as an established fact, with no qualification, no documentation, no source. Other supposed breaches mentioned in the same graf qualified with “reportedly,” but again no source of the “reports” is provided.

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    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
    Harvard is no longer an institution of "Higher learning", it has, over the last five decades, mutated into a marxist indoctrination camp, as have almost all US universities, and colleges.

    The most profound problem the US is confronted with is : Marxist professors and high school teachers, counselors etc.

    This situation will bring down the US and it's constitution if not dealt with asap.

    Authenticjazzman, "Mensa" society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.
  18. @Diversity Heretic
    I moved from Vermont in 2011 and hope that I never see the place again. The Russians would be doing the rest of the United States a favor if they did manage to turn out the lights in that state, especially if they're practicing for California.

    Vermont used to be a great state, a bastion of the old time Yankee virtues, until it was over-run by prog, yuppie refugees from the prog-created messes in the People’s Republic of Massachusetts, Noo Yawk, and other similar fonts of prog dysfunction.

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  19. Those who produce these fake threats are leading the US into thermo-nuclear armageddon.

    We should start with Harry Truman and the fake ‘Russians are coming’ fable. It was foisted on us so he wouldn’t have a recession on his watch. Long legs, that fake scare, what is it now 65 years and it’s still working.

    I think Trump will give them all the nukes they want but cut back on everything else. Care and maintenance of never to be used nukes for another 70 years or so might keep a few people alive who otherwise might get killed with conventional ordnance.

    http://robertmagill.wordpress.com

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  20. This reminds me of the Sweedish hunt for “Russian subs” or maybe seeing Jesus’ face on a piece of toast

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  21. “Is this idiotic governor simply stupid behond all belief, a half-wit, or is he a CIA asset?”

    “The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI quickly jumped in by issuing a joint analysis report, alleging “that the Russian military and civilian services activity ‘is part of an ongoing campaing of cyber-enabled operations directed at the US government and its citizens.’”

    It would help your cause if you used a spell check.

    “How can it happen that the citizens of Vermont are so incapable that they elected a mindless moron as governor? ”

    How about the idiots in Arizona who perennially elect insane McCain, or the stupid bastards of South Carolina who continue to support the lovely and vivacious Ms Graham.

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  22. @Skeptikal
    Harvard Magazine, Jan-Feb 2017, p. 58:
    "The 2016 digital break-in at the Democratic National Committee's headquarters was like a modern iteration of of Watergate, but initiated by a foreign power seeking to interfere in the presidential election."

    This stated as an established fact, with no qualification, no documentation, no source. Other supposed breaches mentioned in the same graf qualified with "reportedly," but again no source of the "reports" is provided.

    Harvard is no longer an institution of “Higher learning”, it has, over the last five decades, mutated into a marxist indoctrination camp, as have almost all US universities, and colleges.

    The most profound problem the US is confronted with is : Marxist professors and high school teachers, counselors etc.

    This situation will bring down the US and it’s constitution if not dealt with asap.

    Authenticjazzman, “Mensa” society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.

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  23. or the stupid bastards of South Carolina who continue to support the lovely and vivacious Ms Graham.

    I think it’s mostly little old ladies with fond memories of hats, but don’t quote me.

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    Graham himself is a little old lady with fond memories of hats.

    Nah, unfortunately, with the wins ol' Lindsey is racking up, there are a lot more than old ladies voting for him. WAKE UP, SOUTH CAROLINA! We are counting on you and States like you, because certainly nothing sensible and decent is going to come out of our State, California.
  24. Oh, really?
    Is that why they hired Larry Summers to be their president?
    To head up the Marxist indoctrination program?
    And send one of his proteges to Russia screw up the Russian economy?
    Makes a lot of sense to me! I guess they must have known all along that Summers was a crypto Marxist.

    Mind the comma splice.

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  25. The power-grid hacking allegation is rich coming fom people in a country that has a proven history of hacking Soviet power plants by selling them compromisd controls and hacking Iranian powerplants by planting a software worm. Come to think of it, it is also a country that has been proven to interfere with the elections of a number of foreign powers and is also the only country to fire nukes in anger.

    What was that thing about people in glass houses?

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  26. This from the man who probably did more damage to Vermont’s power grid than anyone else in history by closing the Vermont Yankee nuclear power station.

    http://yesvy.blogspot.com/2016/12/hello-governor-scott-and-goodbye-shumlin.html#.WHLAM7GZMcI

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  27. Listen to the moron elected governor by the insouciant people of Vermont:

    Careful with your choice of put-downs and targets: the Henny Penny hacking story broke on Dec. 30th and a new governor (Phil Scott –a Republican) was sworn-in to replace the lame duck, Gov. Shumlin, barely a week later. Do a little research before you write inflammatory pieces like this –or if that’s too much to ask– try setting up a little mirror next to your computer…

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  28. @Svigor

    or the stupid bastards of South Carolina who continue to support the lovely and vivacious Ms Graham.
     
    I think it's mostly little old ladies with fond memories of hats, but don't quote me.

    Graham himself is a little old lady with fond memories of hats.

    Nah, unfortunately, with the wins ol’ Lindsey is racking up, there are a lot more than old ladies voting for him. WAKE UP, SOUTH CAROLINA! We are counting on you and States like you, because certainly nothing sensible and decent is going to come out of our State, California.

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  29. I suspect this is a disease generally distributed among politicians: Foaming at the mouth, at the slightest excuse. After all, they crave the attention they get from it. The cure is for the people to laugh.

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  30. @Fran Macadam
    "Authenticjazzman 'Mensa' society member of forty-plus years."

    To be fair, some people can be too smart, by half. They might even be just smart enough to outwit themselves.

    Mostly, politicians lie to the electorate. After a while, they end up fooling themselves too. Then, thinking themselves clever, they only sound dumb.

    Then, thinking themselves clever, they only sound dumb.

    Excellent read of the unauthenticjazzman.

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