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When I read Trump’s defenders, such as Daniel Lazare, having to balance their defense with denunciations of Trump, I think the CIA’s propaganda is working. In his article, Lazare asks the rhetorical question, “Is a military coup in the works?” He then goes on to describe the CIA and presstitute coup against Trump unfolding before our eyes.https://consortiumnews.com/2017/01/14/the-scheme-to-take-down-trump/

Having described the unprecedented frame-up of the president-elect of the United States by the CIA and the Western media, Lazare has to square himself with those doing the frame-up:
“This is not to say that the so-called President-elect’s legitimacy is not open to question. . . . Trump is a rightwing blowhard whose absurd babblings about Saudi Arabia, Iran and Yemen reveal a man who is dangerously ignorant about how the world works.”

Note that Lazare goes beyond the CIA and the presstitutes by elevating Trump from someone not sufficiently suspicious of Vladimir Putin to “dangerously ignorant.” I suppose Lazare means dangerously ignorant like Bill and Hillary Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama. If this is what Lazare means, why is Trump any less qualified to be president than his three most recent predecessors and his opponent in the election?

Of course, Lazare has no idea what he means. He is simply afraid he will be called a “Trump deplorable,” and he stuck in some denuciatory words to ward off his dismissal as just another Russian agent.

At other times I conclude that the CIA is discrediting itself with its fierce and transparently false attack on the president elect. The attack on Trump from the CIA and its media agents at the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, the network TV channels, the BBC, the Guardian, and every other Western print and TV source with the exception of Fox News, is based on no evidence whatsoever. None of the US 16 intelligence agencies can produce a tiny scrap of evidence. The evidence consists of nothing but constant repetitions of blatant lies fed into the presstitute media by the CIA .

We have witnessed this so many times before: “Tonkin Gulf,” “Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction,” “Iranian nukes,” “Assad’s use of chemical weapons,” “Russian invasion of Ukraine.”

General Smedley Butler, the most decorated Marine in the history of the US military said that he and the US Marines spent their lives defending the interests of the United Fruit Company and some lousy investment of the banks in Latin America. That’s all the attack on Trump is about. Trump is saying that “America first” doesn’t mean a license for America to rape and plunder other countries.

Normalized relations with Russia removes the orchestrated “Russian threat” justification for the $1,000 billion taxpayer dollars taken annually from ordinary Americans and given to the military/security complex via the federal budget.

Trump’s question about the relevance of NATO 25 years after the collapse of NATO’s purpose—the Soviet Union—threatens the power and position not only of the US military/security complex but also of Washington’s European vassals who live high in money and prestige as Washington’s servants. All European governments consist of Washington’s vassals. They are accustomed to supporting Washington’s foreign policy, not having had a policy of their own since World War II.

Trump is taking on a policy world long under the influence of the CIA. Little wonder WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange and a number of other clued-in people say that the CIA will assassinate Trump if he cannot be brought into line with a Western alliance organized for the power and profit of the few.

So what is Trump to do?

There are various alternatives. Trump could fire CIA director John Brennan, have the Attorney General indict him for treason, have the FBI locate all participants in the intelligence agencies and presstitute media who aided and abetted the attempted frame-up of the president-elect of the United States and put them all on trial. This would be the best and surest way for Trump to clean out the snakepit that is Washington, D.C. To call a snakepit a “swamp” is to use an euphemism.

Another alternative is for Trump to make the obvious point that despite the allegations of the CIA and the presstitutes, any hacking that occurred was not the fault of Trump and Russia, but the fault of the US intelligence agencies who were too incompetent to prevent it. Trump’s trump question to the CIA, NSA, FBI is: So, you know the Russians hacked us and you did not prevent it? If you repeat your incompetence, I am going to fire everyone of you incompetents.

The same goes for terror attacks. Trump should ask the intelligence agencies: “How were you so totally incompetent that a handful of Saudi Arabians who could not fly airplanes brought down three WTC skyscrappers and desroyed part of the Pentagon, humiliating the world’s sole super-power in the eyes of the world?”

Trump should make the point that the huge amount of money spent on security does not produce security. The massive security budget cannot prevent hacking of an American election and it cannot prevent humiliating attacks on the SuperPower by a handful of Saudi Arabians operating independently of any intelligence service.

Trump should raise the obvious question: Has the Saudi’s oil trillions purchased the CIA and the presstitutes so that the CIA and the corrupt Western media now serve foreign interests against the United States? The story is being established that the Saudis are responsible or 9/11 and nothing is done about it. Instead the Saudis are supplied with more weapons with which to murder women and children in Yemen.

ORDER IT NOW

All of the CIA’s propaganda can be turned against the agency. 9/11 was due to CIA failure, and to nothing else. Putin’s theft of the US presidential election was due to CIA failure, and to nothing else. All the bombings in France, UK, and Germany are due to intelligence failings, and to nothing else, as is the Boston Marathon bombing and every other alleged “terror event.”

I mean, really, the CIA is a sitting duck for Trump. He has every reason to abolish the agency that has traditionally operated in behalf of narrow interests. In his book, The Brothers, Stephen Kinzer documents the use of the CIA and State Department in behalf of the clients of the Dulles brothers’ law firm’s clients. The CIA serves no American purpose, only the private purposes of the ruling elites, who are the real deplorables who have used corrupt Western governments to solidify all income and wealth in a few greedy hands.

There is no reason for Trump to tolerate spurious charges against him by the CIA. At best the CIA is incompetent. At worst the agency is complicit in, or organizer of, terrorist events.

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. The idea that a clown like Trump has the ability, capability and will to abolish the evil CIA is the most ludicrous naive nonsense I’ve ever heard.

    It’s just desperate nonsense of faith in the Trump ConMan.

    If Clueless desperados keep putting faith in the wrong people it’ll get us nowhere. What delusions.

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    " It's just desperate nonsense of faith in the Trump con man"

    And precisely how did you benefit by your faith in BO, and your faith in HC, and your faith in the lunatic democrat party?

    Authenticjazzman, "Mensa" society member of forty-plus years and pro jazz artist.
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  2. Dr. Roberts:

    Yes, hoist them with their own petards. By Jove you’ve got it!

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  3. Dear Mr. Roberts,

    I think you make some excellent points, but your contempt for our CIA is misplaced.

    Our CIA is one among many tools the United States has within its arsenal of statecraft, to accomplish things.

    If our CIA has been pointed in stupid directions, or utilized to undermine the solvency and security of our country, then your ire should not be directed at the agency itself, but those who have deployed it against (and not for) the general welfare of our republic.

    It may be foolish to blame the hammer, and not those who have employed it, for the things it strikes at.

    In exactly the same way it is wrong to blame the knife in Jack the Rippers hands, for the murders he has committed.

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  4. JFK engineered the resignation of Allen Dulles as head of CIA at the end of 1961 after the frustrating Bay of Pigs fiasco. Less than a year later, JFK was murdered, and Allen Dulles sat on the Warren Commission that turned out a number of fantasy explanations for what otherwise might reasonably have been seen as a Coup, but for the “lone gunman” that neatly summed it all up for public consumption.

    The only thing working in Trump’s favour is that the current deep state disfavour has been so public that any move on Trump would most certainly be taken at face value as a coup, but then again TPTB have only gotten more brazen over the past 50 years.

    Along the line that Trump said he could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and still be elected, the Deep State could take out Trump and claim to be doing it for the good of the Republic, and everyone in the halls of power and the MSM would breathe a sigh of relief, declare the Republic restored, and go back the business of screwing the citizenry and the rest of the world, and the average American, if he or she bothered to look up from the current incarnations of DWTS or American Idle, might actually find him or her self grateful that order and exceptionalism had been defended.

    These are perilous times indeed.

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    "Less than a year later, JFK was murdered": two years, surely?
  5. Of course, Lazare has no idea what he means. He is simply afraid he will be called a “Trump deplorable,” and he stuck in some denuciatory words to ward off his dismissal as just another Russian agent.

    We see this all the time. Lazare is a cunt.

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  6. Trump will undermine the CIA by planting some of his allies inside the organization. The CIA won’t have blank checks and will be severely punished for it mistakes.
    Trump has said it, someone who does a bad job will be fired.
    That the CIA is plotting the murder of Trump is highly probable. Trump should act quickly and I think he has enough material with the Russia sexual fantasy to give a strong hit on the heads.

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  7. he stuck in some denuciatory words to ward off his dismissal as just another Russian agent

    lol

    and every other Western print and TV source with the exception of Fox News, is based on no evidence whatsoever. None of the US 16 intelligence agencies can produce a tiny scrap of evidence. The evidence consists of nothing but constant repetitions of blatant lies fed into the presstitute media by the CIA .

    I wish I could agree with you Dr. Roberts vis-a-vis Faux “News”. I occasionally watch Bill O’Reilly to see that the lemmingry are being exposed to, and you can count on that liar shilling CIA talking points about an out of control Putin hacking the election or Assad’s “chemical weapons attack” and so forth. The problems with that is as you make clear, too many people actually think they’re getting something other than fake news there, because occasionally they actually do report the news honestly. So you just have to be wary and take it all with a truck load of salt.

    Normalized relations with Russia removes the orchestrated “Russian threat” justification for the $1,000 billion taxpayer dollars taken annually from ordinary Americans and given to the military/security complex via the federal budget.

    well said

    for Trump to clean out the snakepit that is Washington, D.C. To call a snakepit a “swamp” is to use an euphemism.

    still, it’s unfair to comparatively inoffensive rattlesnakes to compare them to the odious six foot reptiles that slither in the halls of DC, Langley and the Pentagon.

    the CIA and the corrupt Western media now serve foreign interests against the United States?

    hmm

    thank you Dr. Roberts for your wonderful articles

    and hopefully Trump can learn from the mistake of that other Kingfish, and stay un-assassinated.

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  8. @tom..
    The idea that a clown like Trump has the ability, capability and will to abolish the evil CIA is the most ludicrous naive nonsense I've ever heard.

    It's just desperate nonsense of faith in the Trump ConMan.

    If Clueless desperados keep putting faith in the wrong people it'll get us nowhere. What delusions.

    [Spewing forth endless entirely content-free comments is not good behavior. After all, if all of them were henceforth trashed, absolutely nothing would be lost and no one else would even notice.]

    ” It’s just desperate nonsense of faith in the Trump con man”

    And precisely how did you benefit by your faith in BO, and your faith in HC, and your faith in the lunatic democrat party?

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

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    • Replies: @anonymous

    if all of them were henceforth trashed, absolutely nothing would be lost
     
    This is also true of the comments promoting Pizzagate.
  9. @The Alarmist
    JFK engineered the resignation of Allen Dulles as head of CIA at the end of 1961 after the frustrating Bay of Pigs fiasco. Less than a year later, JFK was murdered, and Allen Dulles sat on the Warren Commission that turned out a number of fantasy explanations for what otherwise might reasonably have been seen as a Coup, but for the "lone gunman" that neatly summed it all up for public consumption.

    The only thing working in Trump's favour is that the current deep state disfavour has been so public that any move on Trump would most certainly be taken at face value as a coup, but then again TPTB have only gotten more brazen over the past 50 years.

    Along the line that Trump said he could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and still be elected, the Deep State could take out Trump and claim to be doing it for the good of the Republic, and everyone in the halls of power and the MSM would breathe a sigh of relief, declare the Republic restored, and go back the business of screwing the citizenry and the rest of the world, and the average American, if he or she bothered to look up from the current incarnations of DWTS or American Idle, might actually find him or her self grateful that order and exceptionalism had been defended.

    These are perilous times indeed.

    “Less than a year later, JFK was murdered”: two years, surely?

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    • Replies: @The Alarmist
    Yep, my bad.

    Nevertheless, quite a coincidence, no?
  10. ” The attack on Trump from the CIA and its media agents at the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, the network TV channels, the BBC, the Guardian, and every other Western print and TV source with the exception of Fox News, …”

    Most of Fox News is anti-trump. All of Fox News is Russophobic. Don’t fool yourself about Fox it is not, overall pro-Trump.

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    @Authenticjazzman
    [Spewing forth endless entirely content-free comments is not good behavior. After all, if all of them were henceforth trashed, absolutely nothing would be lost and no one else would even notice.]

    " It's just desperate nonsense of faith in the Trump con man"

    And precisely how did you benefit by your faith in BO, and your faith in HC, and your faith in the lunatic democrat party?

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

    if all of them were henceforth trashed, absolutely nothing would be lost

    This is also true of the comments promoting Pizzagate.

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    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
    The Unz Review has featured two articles on Pizzagate so far and each has attracted a large number of comments, both in support of an investigation and also many against there being any investigation at all. Are you suggesting that all of those comments should be trashed? Why?

    This is a free speech website, which part of free speech don't you understand?
  12. @anonymous

    if all of them were henceforth trashed, absolutely nothing would be lost
     
    This is also true of the comments promoting Pizzagate.

    The Unz Review has featured two articles on Pizzagate so far and each has attracted a large number of comments, both in support of an investigation and also many against there being any investigation at all. Are you suggesting that all of those comments should be trashed? Why?

    This is a free speech website, which part of free speech don’t you understand?

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  13. @dearieme
    "Less than a year later, JFK was murdered": two years, surely?

    Yep, my bad.

    Nevertheless, quite a coincidence, no?

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