Friday, January 10, 2020

Lost Soul of America


“Honest Abe”
Have we, the USians, become so USified that we see nothing beyond self-delusion? What makes US think, with all our nefarious and oft-denied history,1 that we do not deserve, in multiple measure, the castigation and counsel delivered by Abraham Lincoln nigh 160 years ago.2

Have we become so normalized to the lies and crimes of the powers-that-be that we passively acquiesce (even joyously) to assassination whatever the alleged crimes of the victim3? Is Trump proving one of the most useful public “assets” that the Criminal Infested Agency (CIA) has ever encountered — so self-deceived he can't discern the intentions of his subtle puppet-masters — how set-ups are arranged outside his inner circle and then orchestrated by plants within that circle to play upon his egoic, bullying brashness? Why do we take such pride in being the criminal bully (without conscience4) of nations, justifying murder in the name of preemptive right and alleged USian safety and justice? Have we not clued in yet that terror-lies-murder have become the first and preferred “reaction / solution” to every challenge perceived (and oft-orchestrated) by US? that anyone who does not “play-ball” with the deep-US-state will be targeted whether innocent or guilty of alleged crimes?

It is way past time to sever forever the global ratlines of energy acquisition and control; of trafficking (weapons, drugs, organs, humans, sex); and of money-laundering, all of which feed the monstrous beast WE have become.

DO NOT MISTAKE: The originating Spirit and Soul of the USA still inspires and should inspire, but the crimes of corrupted politicians, officials, civil servants, and citizens who pretend to honor that Spirit are increasing to the point of no-return.

And DO NOT FORGET: National loyalty does not mean blind loyalty. In the relevant words of Martin Luther King, Jr.:
“I oppose the war in Vietnam because I love America. I speak out against it not in anger but with anxiety and sorrow in my heart, and above all with passionate desire to see our beloved country stand as a moral example to the world. I speak out against this war because I am disappointed with America. There can be no great disappointment where there is no great love.”5
Let US love the Spirit and lost Soul of America — the best of the USA. Let US wake up and stand — and demand that our elected and non-elected officials also stand — as moral examples to the world. And if they will not so stand: let us swiftly indict, prosecute, and replace them.

Perhaps we should begin with US-SOS Mike Pompeo (and then ponder what the applauding crowd reveals about our Lost Soul)?



Ex-CIA director Pompeo: 'We lied, we cheated, we stole' (GrayZone: April 24, 2019; 0:26 from Q&A at Texas A&M University) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPt-zXn05ac
(also Secretary Pompeo:"Lying, Cheating, & Stealing reminds you of the glory of the American experiment" (10Beads: Time: 0:1:50) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xE9zczFARuM
To hear the whole answer to the last question, go to minute 28:22 of the full Q&A:
“Secretary Pompeo Participates in Q&A Discussion at Texas A&M University” (U.S. Department of State, Time: 32:31) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6wbfjspVww 
where those who know the real history of US imperialism and mendacity will witness the tragic hubris and hypocrisy that characterizes this corrupted nation. Yes, SOS, “We should never shy away from calling [you / US] out” (30:16; 30:34; 31:46). And if we wish a complete compendium of “bad actors,” (30:22; 30:50) history will undoubtedly rank US as lead actor. There is a mountain of published evidence already, if only we would inform ourselves.

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1. ▪ https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2008/06/memo-to-cindy-mccain-et-al.html
▪ https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2017/08/swamp-dwellers.html
https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2017/10/operation-psychopath.html
https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2019/10/pulling-curtain.html
2. “May we not justly fear that the awful calamity of Civil War, which now desolates the land, may be but a punishment, inflicted on us, for our presumptuous sins, to the needful end of our national reformation as a whole People? We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We have been preserved, these many years, in peace and prosperity. We have grown in numbers, wealth and power, as no other nation has grown. But we have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious hand which preserved us in peace, and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us; and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us! It behooves us then, to humble ourselves before the offended Power, to confess our national sins, and to pray for clemency and forgiveness.” From Lincoln’s Works 1: 382; VI: 156; cited by John Patrick Diggins, The Lost Soul of American Politics, 330. As quoted in Wink, Walter. Unmasking the Powers: The Invisible Forces That Determine Human Existence: 2 (Powers, Vol 2) (Kindle Locations 5945-5954). Fortress Press. Kindle Edition.
NOTE: how have we NOT forgotten God, when, in the space between prayers, rituals, and “worship,” we sanction our own forms of criminality, tyranny, terror, greed, and murder?
3. Did Soleimani Kill 600 Americans? - Questions For Corbett (CorbettReport: Jan. 10, 2020; Time: 12:19) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-WHXvYpIaw&t=530s
The Assassination of Soleimani: What You Need to Know (Corbett Report Extras: Jan. 6, 2020; Time 36:59) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvaBgW_YU8s
4. Every “American” should take 26 seconds and listen to Pompeo: Ex-CIA director Pompeo: 'We lied, we cheated, we stole' (The GrayZone: April 24, 2019; 0:26) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPt-zXn05ac and then ask if the applauding crowd remembers God or has any conception of justice, ethics, morality, or sense of human decency?
5. “The Casualties of War,” cited by Coleman Barr Brown, “Grounds for American Loyalty in a Prophetic Christian Social Ethic” [diss., Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1979], 162. As quoted in Wink, Walter. Unmasking the Powers: The Invisible Forces That Determine Human Existence: 2 (Powers, Vol 2) (Kindle Locations 5962-5967). Fortress Press. Kindle Edition.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

A China Syndrome*?


Just to be clear, this post is not about a nuclear meltdown;1 it's about a human rights one. In the nuclear scenario, the subject matter escapes containment; but in this China Syndrome, the subject is enticed, manipulated, or coerced into increasing layers of containment (web / net wrap?) till there is no escape except by the intervention of a power greater than the one controlling the wrap; and that greater power is not (in any stretch) U.S. for we seem to be first among allies in aiding and abetting an expanding Containment Syndrome.

How is it manifesting, you ask? With essentially two designations. In varying degrees, we are all being indexed for thoughts, words, and deeds (as well as their probability) and assigned a score that will fluctuate according to whether we are deemed:
1)  Social Index Credit Obedients (Order-followers); or
2)  Social Index Credit Offenders.
So, since 2020 is the symbolic year for perfect vision, let us inform ourselves and clearly recogn-eyes:
▪ what is being set up for the free world;
▪ what some Tech Giants have been testing in China;
▪ what Google,2 et al. are learning from willing collaboration with tyrannies;
▪ what the powers-that-be and that wish-to-be are engineering and propagandizing for increasing containment;3
▪ how far along we are in personally adopting a full-spectrum containment paradigm by virtue of convenience and false notions of trust and security;
▪ how, with current and hidden technologies, full-spectrum containment could be much closer than we think.
Here is a recent exposé that the US-MSM (or more accurately, the OSM, as in Old / Obedient) will probably not be covering in its alarming detail:


What is Your Social Credit Score? (Truthstream Media: December 27, 2019, Time: 38:35) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wP321Miy7zQ

Also consider this: Shoshana Zuboff on surveillance capitalism | (VPRO Documentary: Dec. 20, 2019, Time 49:59) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIXhnWUmMvw&t=1172s

Or this: Douglas Rushkoff: “Get thee behind me, tech: putting humans before social media” (CBC Ideas: Time 54:25) at http://16523.mc.tritondigital.com/CBC_IDEAS_P/media-session/b3fb95f8-1907-414f-9ea1-2ae19d2211be/ideas-bYJHPder-20191219.mp3
We already know some of what we can do to end our cooperation with this galloping China Syndrome and its containment strategies, but here are 3 suggestions (variations on a theme):
1.  Let us not let the powers-that-be strategically name or define this control scheme (like the CIA did with “conspiracy theory”4).
2.  Let us refuse forever more to innocuously call this “my social credit score” (not even “my SCS”).
3.  Let us forever call it a SICO5 score (in rhyme with FICO6) — short for Social Index Credit Offender or Social Index Credit Obedient as the case may assign.
Therefore, let us, en masse, begin to use SICO because it exposes, in its very pronunciation, what it is — a SICO-op to control and contain humans beings according to the dictates of entrenched tyrannies. The lower a score, the more we have offended the SIC powers-that-be, their police, spies, and reporters.

On the other hand, it will be known and acknowledged that high scores manifest unmerited favoritism or a choice for robotic vassalage; and the more evident will be the loss of choice, freedom, initiative, imagination, creativity, speech, innovation, empathy, privacy, and on and on...

This Containment Syndrome is truly a psychopathic (déjà vu?7) scheme.

So what is our duty as human beings and siblings of one another? Shouldn't we:
»  refuse to participate in or turn a blind eye / deaf ear to dehumanizing schemes?
»  speak up and lead out against domination systems of every sort?
»  explore every nonviolent means available to convey critical truths to fallen powers and systems?
»  avoid doing evil while combating evil?
»  seek the redemption of fallen powers and systems back to the best measure of their creation?8
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* SYNDROME: noun
a) a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular abnormality or condition  |  https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syndrome
b) a type of negative behaviour or mental state that is typical of a person in a particular situation |  https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/syndrome

1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China_Syndrome ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_meltdown (subheading: China syndrome)
2. https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2019/09/boondoogle.html
3. Shoshana Zuboff on surveillance capitalism | (VPRO Documentary: Dec. 20, 2019, Time 49:59) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIXhnWUmMvw&t=1172s
Douglas Rushkoff: “Get thee behind me, tech: putting humans before social media” (CBC Ideas: Time 54:25) at http://16523.mc.tritondigital.com/CBC_IDEAS_P/media-session/b3fb95f8-1907-414f-9ea1-2ae19d2211be/ideas-bYJHPder-20191219.mp3
4. https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2019/10/conspiracy-deny-ers-in-nutshell.html
5. What is Your SICO Score? at https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2018/03/what-is-your-sico-score.html
6. FICO (legal name Fair Isaac Corporation) ... is a data analytics company based in San Jose, California focused on credit scoring services. ... Its FICO score, a measure of consumer credit risk, has become a fixture of consumer lending in the United States. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FICO )
7. Could SICO scoring be an uncanny déjà vu of the alternate plan offered before the foundation of the world that would “redeem all mankind, that one soul shall not be lost,” — a plan / program designed “to destroy the agency of man” in order to save him? as described here:
Pearl of Great Price | Moses 4:1-4 ~ AND I, the Lord God, spake unto Moses, saying: That Satan, whom thou hast commanded in the name of mine Only Begotten, is the same which was from the beginning, and he came before me, saying—Behold, here am I, send me, I will be thy son, and I will redeem all mankind [and by extension, his systems?], that one soul shall not be lost, and surely I will do it; wherefore give me thine honor. But, behold, my Beloved Son, which was my Beloved and Chosen from the beginning, said unto me—Father, thy will be done, and the glory be thine forever. Wherefore, because that Satan rebelled against me, and sought to destroy the agency of man, which I, the Lord God, had given him, and also, that I should give unto him mine own power; by the power of mine Only Begotten, I caused that he should be cast down; And he became Satan, yea, even the devil, the father of all lies, to deceive and to blind men, and to lead them captive at his will, even as many as would not hearken unto my voice. (Bold emphasis added.)
8. https://dejavu-timestwo.blogspot.com/2020/01/subject-unto-powers-that-be.html

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Not to Mention ...?


For nigh ninety years, if not longer, we have been living in a fantasy land created for us by the (supposedly deserving) rich and famous. And the thing we keep not mentioning is how most of them got to be rich and famous in a world order (WO) addicted to power, gain, and fame (sometimes*). So once again, I refer readers to someone who has been mentioning and naming and exposing a myriad horrors that We The People (as a critical mass) must begin to openly acknowledge and refuse to tolerate:
Rockefeller’s Yerkes Nightmare
Bioweapons Monkey Farm
in Orange Park, Florida
(George Webb: December 18th, 2019, Time 10:06) at

https://vimeo.com/user1212232   or

https://www.patreon.com/georgewebb
Of course, these are things we don't want to believe, let alone openly acknowledge, but without exposing and prosecuting hubris, crimes, and criminality, the criminals will continue to combine and expand their kingdoms of tyranny. So let us:
Wake Up! Wake Up! Wake Up!
What is 2020 for if not that?

Dec. 20, 2019 UPDATE:


George Webb nails it!- The Yerkes Monkey Project!
(McDuff: Kennedy's Man to Smash the CIA: Time 14:32) at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeK9-zXYEx0&t=329s



George Webb is Back! ... 12.20.19
(McDuff: Kennedy's Man to Smash the CIA: Time 1:07:47) at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9KtlWQMdbY
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* Sometimes, some of them prefer to remain in the shadows while amassing and manipulating their power and gain.

Monday, December 9, 2019

The Unmentionables?


What do the powers-that-be in our secular society resist acknowledging?
Angels, spirits, principalities, powers, gods, Satan— these, along with all other spiritual realities, are the unmentionables of our culture. The dominant materialistic worldview has absolutely no place for them. These archaic relics of a superstitious past are unspeakable because modern secularism simply has no categories, no vocabulary, no presuppositions by which to discern what it was in the actual experiences of people that brought these words to speech. And it has massive resistance even to thinking about these phenomena, having fought so long and hard to rid itself of every vestige of transcendence.1

To a degree far beyond current recognition, the myth of materialism has served as such an integrating agent for modern society, but it has been an integration bought at the cost of what is most human, most aesthetic, and most meaningful in life.2

Having repressed the spiritual so long, however, we no longer have ready access to it. The wells of the spirit have run dry. We can scarcely rediscover in a few generations what it has taken the race millennia to learn by costly trial and error. So we find ourselves returning to the ancient traditions, searching for wisdom wherever it may be found. We do not capitulate to the past and its superstitions, but bring all the gifts our race has acquired along the way as aids in recovering the lost language of our souls.3
Here is someone else who has begun to frankly talk:


Does Satan Exist? (Amazing Polly: Dec 3, 2019, Time: 28:43) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsWIPv4TZzQ
How much will we allow ourselves to see? to hear? to understand?
Where are we experiencing evil disguised as the divine? Where are we experiencing the divine perceived by everyone as evil? How can we discern the difference? The struggle is most redemptive when if one enters it fully committed to discovering and doing the will of God to the very limit; that is, to seeking the creative transformation latent in the situation in which one finds oneself at any given moment. It is the “satanic” aspect of God’s will— justice, mercy, and truth misperceived as evil by the Powers That Be— that constitutes the threat and, simultaneously, the effectiveness of nonviolent civil disobedience.4
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1. Wink, Walter. Unmasking the Powers: The Invisible Forces That Determine Human Existence: 2 (Powers, Vol 2) (Kindle Locations 129-133). Fortress Press. Kindle Edition.
2. Ibid. , (Kindle Locations 144-146). (Bold emphasis added.)
3. Wink, Walter; Collected Readings, (pp. 64-65). Fortress Press. Kindle Edition.
4. Wink, Walter. Unmasking the Powers: The Invisible Forces That Determine Human Existence: 2 (Powers, Vol 2) (Kindle Locations 909-913). Fortress Press. Kindle Edition.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Remembering Velikovsky*?


Immanuel Velikovsky
(See image source info below footnotes)
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Immanuel Velikovsky,* so perhaps today is a propitious day to remember how emotional and blind some scientists can be when their standard models and hard priors1 are challenged with new observations, theories, facts, interpretations, or analyses by such iconoclasts as Velikovsky.

Amongst other things, Velikovsky challenged the “settled science” of uniformitarianism2 and thus severely offended uniformists who are still triggered to this day by the name “Velikovsky.” Many of I.V.'s critics disparaged his research of worldwide myths, legends, and ancient stories as he reconsidered and reconstructed “settled” science and history. How (in their view) could any credence be given to “primitive,” “celestial/terrestrial” myths generated by superstitious ante- and post-diluvians? — this knee-jerk dismissal despite the far-from-primitive art and architecture of these so-called primitives! And much less will these uniformists ever give thought to a simple (catastrophist?) Galilean fisherman turned evangelist who wrote circa 1,900 years before Velikovsky:
3 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,
4 And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.
5 For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:
6 Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:
7 But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.3
When one looks back over history, one sees so much déjà vu in the dogmas of science — how oft the wagons of old (but transitioning) science encircle offenders so as to constrain their exposure and influence and to more easily target them when they persist in their “pseudoscientific sins.” In our own day, many dogmatists still hold to the inadequate standard model with all its puzzles, inconsistencies, and anomalies, and refuse to consider the possibilities and answers increasingly found in the “Electric Universe” (EU) model4 which they also aggressively disparage with the same dismissive, misrepresenting brush. For them, EU is too tainted with Velikovsky to merit even a sideways glance.

How often has this happened in other fields of serious study such as that very touchy subject, demonic possession?
More might be known about possession had scientists early in the century not defined the phenomenon as nonexistent and simply ignored it. One of the greatest scientists of that day, William James, vehemently objected: “The refusal of modern ‘enlightenment’ to treat possession as a hypothesis to be spoken of as even possible, in spite of the mass of human tradition based on concrete experience in its favor, has always seemed to me to be a curious example of the power of fashion in things scientific.”5
Once again we witness how power plays play-on to the detriment of knowledge and truth, even in lauded science. So perhaps the coming year 2020 will be a good year to read or re-read Velikovsky; perhaps too, to take up serious study of the Electric Universe, and to make our own judgments instead of just reading minority (disparaging) opinions and reports that claim to be majority ones (without offering a smidgen of scientific proof!).

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* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immanuel_Velikovsky (Caution: some of this wiki appears to be a bias-laden entry presenting disparaging opinion as fact.) This writer first became aware of Velikovsky circa 1971 when an acquaintance thought I might be interested in a book, Earth in Upheaval, that he had found in a seat pouch during a flight home.

1. The science writer Sharon Begley gives insight into such motivated reasoning: “If you have a strongly held belief with an emotional component, the brain defends information that reinforces those ‘priors’ and is skeptical of information that challenges them. … People who hold these hard priors filter information to support their perceptions.” (Bold emphasis mine.) These observations are from the work of political scientist Hank Jenkins-Smith of the University of Oklahoma as quoted, in Newsweek, October 13, 2010, pp. 29-30 by science writer Sharon Begley about voter tendencies—observations that seem applicable to almost everything that requires choice or discernment. We all do it, (even this writer) and without awareness of a “priors” bias, are we not all more prone to biased judgment—whether pro or con? Shouldn’t 360° honesty in dealing with all the facts help control that bias?
2. Uniformitarianism, also known as the Doctrine of Uniformity, is the assumption that the same natural laws and processes that operate in our present-day scientific observations have always operated in the universe in the past and apply everywhere in the universe.[1][2] It refers to invariance in the metaphysical principles underpinning science, such as the constancy of cause and effect throughout space-time,[3] but has also been used to describe spatiotemporal invariance of physical laws.[4] Though an unprovable postulate that cannot be verified using the scientific method, some consider that uniformitarianism should be a required first principle in scientific research.[5] Other scientists disagree and consider that nature is not absolutely uniform, even though it does exhibit certain regularities.[6][7] (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uniformitarianism ). Contrast with:
Catastrophism is the theory that the Earth has largely been shaped by sudden, short-lived, violent events, possibly worldwide in scope.[1] This is in contrast to uniformitarianism (sometimes described as gradualism), in which slow incremental changes, such as erosion, created all the Earth's geological features. The proponents of uniformitarianism held that the present was the key to the past, and that all geological processes (such as erosion) throughout the past were like those that can be observed now. Since the early disputes, a more inclusive and integrated view of geologic events has developed, in which the scientific consensus accepts that there were some catastrophic events in the geologic past, but these were explicable as extreme examples of natural processes which can occur. // Proponents of catastrophism proposed that the geological epochs had ended with violent and sudden natural catastrophes such as great floods and the rapid formation of major mountain chains. Plants and animals living in the parts of the world where such events occurred were made extinct, being replaced abruptly by the new forms whose fossils defined the geological strata. Some catastrophists attempted to relate at least one such change to the Biblical account of Noah's flood. (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catastrophism )
3. New Testament | 2 Peter 3:3-7 (Bold emphasis added,)
4. Electric Universe: https://www.thunderbolts.info/wp/ Also read https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Electric_Universe ; AND NOTICE the same pseudo-science, dismissive labelling as if that were sufficient to bury serious alternative scholarship.
5. (cited without reference by John Richard, But Deliver Us From Evil [London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1974], 91). Wink, Walter. Unmasking the Powers: The Invisible Forces That Determine Human Existence: 2 (Powers, Vol 2) (Kindle Locations 5645-5650). Fortress Press. Kindle Edition. (Bold emphasis added.)

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

The Real Donald*?


Do actions speak louder than words? I suppose time will tell as it always has throughout history, but what if we could discern real intentions, real beliefs, real personality behind entrancing words without having to wait for the passage of time to confirm their trueness through action? What if, in this age of image, spectacle, manipulation, and propaganda we had a way to measure sincerity? Perhaps it would prove an imperfect measure, but a beginning.

So, if an impressive, inspiring, value-laden speech1 is delivered in a robotic, passionless voice, what should we make of it? Should we be cautious and cognizant of potential inversions when it comes time for action? time for truly defending Constitutional values and the Bill of Rights? How skeptical should we be, especially when contrasting the inspiring words with spontaneous, vigorous, unscripted words that contradict the claimed values or that foster conflict, confusion, misunderstanding, and are oft-filled with insults and disparagements? How do we distinguish myth-making (-wishing?) from reality?

So who is the real Donald Trump?

The Scripted1 Voice?


President Trump addresses U.N. General Assembly - FULL SPEECH
(C-SPAN: Sept. 24, 2019, Time 37:11) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq0GPD2-p_E&list=WL&index=5&t=1956s

The Unscripted Voice?

(Via his own words, delivery, self-promotion!) (Note: try to ignore the presenter's bias in video titles and commentary, but listen carefully to the revelations of character in Trump's own words.)


"I DEFEATED ISIS": President Trump during Keep America Great rally in Kentucky
(Fox 10 Phoenix: Nov. 4, 2019, Time 3:32) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4stk2c2g-8&list=WL&index=14
Consider also:
●  President Trump Is An Expert On A Lot Of Things... According To Trump | The 11th Hour | MSNBC (MSNBC: Jan. 4, 2019, Time 3:00) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07xU4JYPNKI

●  The most bizarre moments from Donald Trump’s CPAC speech (Guardian News: Mar.  3, 2019, Time 2:40) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5HHZI_pe3w

●  Highlights from U.S. President Donald Trump's speech at CPAC 2019 (Global News: Mar. 3, 2019, Time 8:47) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J88MEZ2rq14

●  Donald Trump's most bizarre moments of 2018  (The Independent: Dec. 17, 2018, Time 1:40) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhKw5c2YQgM

●  Ultimate President Donald Trump Funny[?] Moments Compilation 2015-17 - Thug Life | PART 2 (Compiler Revolt: Jan. 12, 2017, Time 15:07) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wum5EBBPnmQ

●  Year in review: Donald Trump's craziest quotes in 2017 (Global News: December 26, 2017, Time: 2:42) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgNcC7f2SDQ

●  MOST HILARIOUS[?] Donald Trump Compilation EVER! PART1 (KuriVaiM: May 26, 2016, Time 14:45 ) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6wyAQcKcgI

●  Donald Trump compilation: ... (Global News: Nov. 5, 2016, Time 10:48, especially minutes 6:43 to 7:24) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAIfU5RBBso&t=239s

●  Watch Donald Trump Contradict Himself Over and Over... and Over (The Humanist Report: Jan 15, 2016, Time 9:44) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6Wuht73g1U
How can we ignore the contrasts? Do we not remember where hero worship and blind loyalty always lead?

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* Donald is a masculine given name derived from the Gaelic name Dòmhnall.[1] This comes from the Proto-Celtic *Dumno-ualos ("world-ruler" or "world-wielder"). (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald ; bold emphasis added.)
Donald; Meaning and History: From the Gaelic name Domhnall meaning "ruler of the world", composed of the old Celtic elements dumno "world" and val "rule". This was the name of two 9th-century kings of the Scots and Picts. (Source: https://www.behindthename.com/name/donald ; bold emphasis added.)

1. (i..e., being generally written by gifted speech writers easily discernible when compared to the natural, spontaneous speech patterns of the speaker)

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The Making of Tyrants?


Are Trump supporters1 so caught in hard priors,2 they see and hear nothing that challenges their loyalty? It is stunning that Trump's lawyer, William Consovoy, could have argued in federal court this past week that the President (and presumably any president hereafter) has absolute immunity from prosecution, even from investigation, for any criminal act, including murder, while in office.3

Generally, one does not need to venture beyond Trump's own words (if one would actually listen to all of them) to fathom “the making of a tyrant,” but this past week, the “absolute immunity” concept was presented in open court.4

It is equally stunning how brief and passing the coverage of this “absolute immunity” claim was, even by anti-trumpeteers. Here we have another arrow aimed at the heart of the Constitution while we swiftly turn away as if such words mean nothing—as if they had never been said—as if such absolute immunity would not incentivize the final overturn of our severely wounded rule of law—severely wounded by decades of secrecy and un-prosecuted criminal acts and affiliations by (so-called) intelligence agencies, their “assets,” willing servants, and dupes. What have the last 243 years been for if we forget history—forget all the déjà vus that prove:
“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men”5?
And also consider:
“Ethics and oversight are what you eliminate when you want absolute power.”6
And is this not an apt description?
“He can switch from one view to another with frightening ease. I think it is a sign of being accustomed to such power that the truth does not matter because you cannot be contradicted.”7
How near are we to the tipping point where secret immunity for secret teams becomes open immunity for usurpers​ of  “absolute” power whether achieved via manufactured crisis, manipulated consent, or outright violation of Constitutional terms, limits, and principles?

NOTE: this criticism in no way endorses Trump's opponents. The corruption and deception are ubiquitous on both the Right and Left. It's all about power and plays for greater power, gain, and concealment of corruption and deception. The Right and Left are not opposites. It's all pretty much faux, faux, faux—faux socialists, faux polarity,8 faux wealth, faux greatness, faux freedoms, faux elections, faux democracy, faux choice, faux etc., etc.

Yes, how déjà vu the pattern played out by tyrants and those seeking so to be with their sycophants and loyalists, both hidden and visible, both to the so-called Right and to the so-called Left!

So what can we do? We can strive to be aware; to be vocal, to be honest, and to pray unceasingly for the repentance and redemption of US ALL into the better nature and purposes of our creation and Being.

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1. Including otherwise intelligent people like: Larry Klayman, Charles Ortell, Shawn Hannity, Mark Taylor, Jerome Corsi, George Webb (in Webb's case: his perception of Trump's business and political acumen), and way too many evangelicals and other Christians.
2. The science writer Sharon Begley gives insight into such motivated reasoning: “If you have a strongly held belief with an emotional component, the brain defends information that reinforces those ‘priors’ and is skeptical of information that challenges them. … People who hold these hard priors filter information to support their perceptions.” (Bold emphasis mine.) These observations are from the work of political scientist Hank Jenkins-Smith of the University of Oklahoma as quoted, in Newsweek, October 13, 2010, pp. 29-30 by science writer Sharon Begley about voter tendencies—observations that seem applicable to almost everything that requires choice or discernment. We all do it, (even this writer) and without awareness of a “priors” bias, are we not all more prone to biased judgment—whether pro or con? Shouldn’t 360° honesty in dealing with all the facts help control that bias?
3. https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4824386/lawyer-argues-president-trump-prosecuted-office-shoots
4. Audio: https://www.c-span.org/video/?465172-1/circuit-hears-oral-argument-president-trumps-tax-returns-audio-only review at 13:20 minute; also circa minute 30; and especially after minute 47)
5. Lord Acton (1834–1902) at https://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/absolute-power-corrupts-absolutely.html
6. DaShanne Stokes at https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/absolute-power
7. Anna Funder, Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall at https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/absolute-power
8. https://dejavu-times.blogspot.com/2018/01/faux-socialists.html

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Pulling the Curtain?


If one has not read The Secret Team: The CIA and its Allies in Control of the United States and the World by L. Fletcher Prouty, here is perhaps a place to begin—with John O'Loughlin,* son of Tom “McDuff” O'Loughlin, who was appointed by JFK to break the CIA into a thousand pieces by way of SACSA (Special Assistant for Counterinsurgency and Special Activities). Both Kennedy and “McDuff” died before the work could be accomplished.


[John commenting about his father, Tom, and reading from Prouty's book, The Secret Team] (October 17, 2019; Time: 4:17, compiled by George Webb) at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfILd96rpVw
How many times must the curtain be pulled back before we finally admit what has been done by US? what we have become? what we have condoned by silence? by ignoring the witnesses?

Let us follow John O'Loughlin and his Toto up the yellow-brick road into awareness and action.

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* “John has culled a list of top experts on the subject of US misuse of covert action, and he has selected their bellwether books on this subject. Additionally, he has delineated the key passages in each chapter of each book in a video reading, complete with his personal commentary from his father's personal interface with the operations along with his personal highlights from his library. Robust commentary from a group of dedicated researchers accompanies every episode including "jump cuts" to the best parts of the episode for those viewers just looking for the highlighted summaries. John O'Loughlin Is a Georgetown trained attorney who led a large litigation practive for a major DC law firm for decades. His father was famed FBI agent Tom O'Loughlin, chosen by John F Kennedy to be the top civilian at the Pentagon overseeing covert military operations. This channel [of John O'Loughlin] is dedicated to ending the misuse of US Military assets and special forces for private gain by insiders, most notably, a rogue contingent with the CIA.”
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiAai8IYbDua9mujrNfIVbg

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Conspiracy Deny-ers (In a Nutshell)


If one has ever read the Wikipedia entry for “Conspiracy Theory,”1 it reads like a propaganda piece straight out of Edward Bernays'2 playbook wherein he postulates:
“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.”3
And what does the “invisible government” seek to consciously and intelligently manipulate? our memories? awareness? language? definitions? history? common sense? moral compass?

Amusingly, it seems that the “asset” that drafted Wiki's “Conspiracy Theory” wasn't on-hand to draft the “Conspiracy” entry:
A conspiracy is a secret plan or agreement between persons (called conspirers or conspirators) for an unlawful or harmful purpose, such as murder or treason, especially with political motivation, while keeping their agreement secret from the public or from other people affected by it. In a political sense, conspiracy refers to a group of people united in the goal of usurping, altering or overthrowing an established political power. Depending on the circumstances, a conspiracy may also be a crime, or a civil wrong.4
NOR was the drafter on deck for the lengthy, linked “list of political conspiracies5—a partial list beginning with 1552 BCE. Nor did anyone refer to the admitted conspiracies of Operation Northwoods;6 nor numerous other Conspiracy Operations / Projects eventually proven like: Paperclip, Chaos, Condor, Mockingbird, Popeye, Phoenix, etc., etc., etc.7 Nor did anyone acknowledge the numerous conspiracy references in Scripture.8

Conspiracy is so endemic to human nature, literature, and history that it boggles the conscious mind that any thinking soul can so disdainfully dismiss causal explorations for events as flagrant, unreasonable, paranoid, unsupportable, bunk theorizing. Besides, what is theory anyway, but a way to explore or understand events from a background of prior and continuing observation and experience? If only we would permit ourselves to see things as they really are and then have the chutzpah to refuse intimidation by Bernayzian manipulators (which constitute conspiracies in and of themselves).

Of course, not all events have conspirators, but to shut ourselves off from a 360° investigation of an event is to invite deception upon deception by persons without conscience (PWOCs) who have elevated themselves to positions of high power by “virtue” of our gullibility, passivity, or apathy. Plainly put, PWOCs are conspiracy and power junkies concealing hypocrisy beneath masks of genius and merit.

If old Isaiah is right that this world turns things upside down,9 let us re-vert the Wikipedia definition of conspiracy theory10:
A conspiracy theory is [a possible] explanation of an event or situation that invokes a conspiracy by sinister and powerful actors, often political in motivation wh[ich is statistically probable considering the history of conspiracies throughout the ages]. The term has [been given] a pejorative connotation [as a diversion and cover by ”Intelligence” manipulators], implying that the appeal to a conspiracy is based on prejudice or insufficient evidence [which is often the reverse of the case]. Conspiracy theor[y deny-ers] resist [evidence] and are reinforced by circular reasoning: both evidence [for] the conspiracy and an absence of evidence [against] it, are re-interpreted as evidence of [no conspiracy] and the [“perceived” lack of] conspiracy becomes a matter of faith rather than proof.
Research suggests, on a psychological [and societal] level, [that] conspiracist [denial]—[refusal to consider the possibility of] conspiracy theories—can be harmful or pathological, and is highly correlated with psychological [submissiveness to authority and co-dependency], as well as with paranoia [of open minds] which is predicted by the degree of a person's Machiavellian [urge to silence and quash opponents]. Conspiracy theor[y deny-ers] once limited to [trusting, MSM] audiences [or paid shills] have become commonplace in [the troll- and shill-infested internet and] mass media, emerging as a cultural phenomenon of the late 20th and early 21st centuries
Science is always pursuing theories as are criminal investigators—thus pursuing a theory might be the beginning of wisdom. Therefore, let us refuse henceforth to be manipulated by Bernayzian patsies and devotees. Let us re-badge “conspiracy theorist” as a theorist who explores and views the world as it often is, was, and will in all likelihood continue.

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1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conspiracy_theory
2. Edward Bernays: author of Propaganda ; see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Bernays
3. (Source: https://www.amazon.com/Propaganda-Edward-Bernays-ebook/dp/B0097D76MG/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2NLE7CZI9MORU&keywords=propaganda+bernays&qid=1570053969&sprefix=propaganda%2Caps%2C210&sr=8-1  |  “Edward Bernays (1891–1995), pioneered the scientific technique of shaping and manipulating public opinion, which he famously dubbed “engineering of consent.” During World War I, he was an integral part of the U.S. Committee on Public Information (CPI), a powerful propaganda apparatus that was mobilized to package, advertise and sell the war to the American people as one that would “Make the World Safe for Democracy.” The CPI would become the blueprint in which marketing strategies for future wars would be based upon. // Bernays applied the techniques he had learned in the CPI and, incorporating some of the ideas of Walter Lipmann, became an outspoken proponent of propaganda as a tool for democratic and corporate manipulation of the population.”
I first became aware of this Edward Bernays' quote while listening to John OLoughlin on his YouTube channel: McDuff: Kennedy's Man to Smash the CIA.
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conspiracy
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_political_conspiracies
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Northwoods
7. Just wiki the Operations named or review any of
●  Hall, John. Guinea Pigs: Technologies of Control.
●  Horn, Thomas; Horn, Nita. Forbidden Gates: How Genetics, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Synthetic Biology, Nanotechnology, and Human Enhancement Herald The Dawn Of TechnoDimensional Spiritual Warfare.
●  McCoy, Alfred W.. The CIA's Secret Research on Torture: How Psychologists Helped Washington Crack the Code of Human Consciousness.
●  Meerloo, Dr. Joost A. M.. The Rape of the Mind: The Psychology of Thought Control, Menticide, and Brainwashing.
●  Monteith, Dr. Stanley. Brotherhood of Darkness.
●  Prouty, L. Fletcher. The Secret Team: The CIA and Its Allies in Control of the United States and the World.
●  Ross M.D., Colin A.. The CIA Doctors: Human Rights Violations By American Psychiatrists.
●  Ross M.D., Colin A.. Military Mind Control: A Story of Trauma and Recovery.
●  Rutz, Carol. A Nation Betrayed: Secret Cold War Experiments Performed on our Children and Other Innocent People.
●  Scura, John; Phillips, Dane. Battle Hymn: Revelations of the Sinister Plan for a New World Order.
●  Simpson, Christopher. Science of Coercion: Communication Research & Psychological Warfare, 1945–1960 (Forbidden Bookshelf 13)
●  Valentine, Douglas. The CIA as Organized Crime: How Illegal Operations Corrupt America and the World. Also The Phoenix Program: America's Use of Terror in Vietnam (Forbidden Bookshelf 5).
8.  (All bold emphasis in Scripture added.)
Old Testament | Genesis 37:18 ~ And when they saw him [Joseph] afar off, even before he came near unto them, they [his brothers] conspired against him to slay him.
Old Testament | 1 Samuel 22:13 ~ And Saul said unto him, Why have ye conspired against me, thou and the son of Jesse, in that thou hast given him bread, and a sword, and hast enquired of God for him, that he should rise against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?
Old Testament | 2 Samuel 15:12 ~ And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counsellor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he offered sacrifices. And the conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom.
Old Testament | 2 Samuel 15:31 ~ And one told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom.
Old Testament | 1 Kings 15:27 ~ And Baasha the son of Ahijah, of the house of Issachar, conspired against him; and Baasha smote him at Gibbethon, which belonged to the Philistines; for Nadab and all Israel laid siege to Gibbethon.
Old Testament | 1 Kings 16:9 ~ And his servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him,
Old Testament | 2 Kings 9:14 ~ So Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi conspired against Joram.
Old Testament | 2 Kings 10:9 ~ behold, I conspired against my master,
Old Testament | 2 Kings 12:19-20 ~ And the rest of the acts of Joash, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and slew Joash in the house of Millo, which goeth down to Silla.
Old Testament | 2 Kings 14:19 ~ Now they made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem: and he fled to Lachish; but they sent after him to Lachish, and slew him there.
Old Testament | 2 Kings 15:10 ~ And Shallum the son of Jabesh conspired against him, and smote him before the people, and slew him, and reigned in his stead.
Old Testament | 2 Kings 15:15 ~ And the rest of the acts of Shallum, and his conspiracy which he made, behold, they are written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel.
Old Testament | 2 Kings 15:25 ~ But Pekah the son of Remaliah, a captain of his, conspired against him, and smote him in Samaria, in the palace of the king's house,
Old Testament | 2 Kings 15:30 ~ And Hoshea the son of Elah made a conspiracy against Pekah the son of Remaliah, and smote him, and slew him, and reigned in his stead, in the twentieth year of Jotham the son of Uzziah.
Old Testament | 2 Kings 17:4 ~ And the king of Assyria found conspiracy in Hoshea: for he had sent messengers to So king of Egypt, and brought no present to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year: therefore the king of Assyria shut him up, and bound him in prison.
Old Testament | 2 Kings 21:23-24 ~ And the servants of Amon conspired against him, and slew the king in his own house. And the people of the land slew all them that had conspired against king Amon;
Old Testament | 2 Chronicles 24:21 ~ And they conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of the LORD.
Old Testament | 2 Chronicles 24:26 ~ And these are they that conspired against him; Zabad the son of Shimeath an Ammonitess, and Jehozabad the son of Shimrith a Moabitess.
Old Testament | 2 Chronicles 25:27 ~ Now after the time that Amaziah did turn away from following the LORD they made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem; and he fled to Lachish: but they sent to Lachish after him, and slew him there.
Old Testament | 2 Chronicles 33:24-25 ~ And his servants conspired against him, and slew him in his own house. But the people of the land slew all them that had conspired against king Amon;
Old Testament | Psalms 37:12 ~ The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.
Old Testament | Jeremiah 11:9 ~ And the LORD said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Old Testament | Ezekiel 22:25 ~ There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.
Old Testament | Nehemiah 4:8 ~ And conspired all of them together to come and to fight against Jerusalem, and to hinder it.
New Testament | Acts 23:12-13 ~ And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul. And they were more than forty which had made this conspiracy.
Book of Mormon | Alma 2:21 ~ And Alma sent spies to follow the remnant of the Amlicites, that he might know of their plans and their plots, whereby he might guard himself against them, that he might preserve his people from being destroyed.
Book of Mormon | Helaman 6:30 ~ And behold, it is he who is the author of all sin. And behold, he doth carry on his works of darkness and secret murder, and doth hand down their plots, and their oaths, and their covenants, and their plans of awful wickedness, from generation to generation according as he can get hold upon the hearts of the children of men.
Doctrine and Covenants | Section 84:16 ~ And from Enoch to Abel, who was slain by the conspiracy of his brother, ...
Doctrine and Covenants | Section 89:4 ~ In consequence of evils and designs which do and will exist in the hearts of conspiring men in the last days, I have warned you, and forewarn you, by giving unto you this word of wisdom by revelation—
Doctrine and Covenants | Section 135:7 ~ They were innocent of any crime, as they had often been proved before, and were only confined in jail by the conspiracy of traitors and wicked men;
9. Old Testament | Isaiah 29:15-16 ~ Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the LORD, and their works are in the dark, and they say, Who seeth us? and who knoweth us? Surely your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter's clay:
10. From Wikipedia: A conspiracy theory is an explanation of an event or situation that invokes a conspiracy by sinister and powerful actors, often political in motivation,[2][3] when other explanations are more probable.[4] The term has a pejorative connotation, implying that the appeal to a conspiracy is based on prejudice or insufficient evidence.[5] Conspiracy theories resist falsification and are reinforced by circular reasoning: both evidence against the conspiracy and an absence of evidence for it, are re-interpreted as evidence of its truth,[5][6] and the conspiracy becomes a matter of faith rather than proof.[7][8] Research suggests, on a psychological level, conspiracist ideation—belief in conspiracy theories—can be harmful or pathological,[9][10] and is highly correlated with psychological projection, as well as with paranoia, which is predicted by the degree of a person's Machiavellianism.[11] Conspiracy theories once limited to fringe audiences have become commonplace in mass media, emerging as a cultural phenomenon of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.[12][13][14][15]

 
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