Thursday, January 27, 2011

Look Again and Think - By Oswald Chambers

Do not worry about your life . . . —Matthew 6:25

A warning which needs to be repeated is that “the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches,” and the lust for other things, will choke out the life of God in us (Matthew 13:22). We are never free from the recurring waves of this invasion. If the frontline of attack is not about clothes and food, it may be about money or the lack of money; or friends or lack of friends; or the line may be drawn over difficult circumstances. It is one steady invasion, and these things will come in like a flood, unless we allow the Spirit of God to raise up the banner against it.

“I say to you, do not worry about your life . . . .” Our Lord says to be careful only about one thing-our relationship to Him. But our common sense shouts loudly and says, “That is absurd, I must consider how I am going to live, and I must consider what I am going to eat and drink.” Jesus says you must not. Beware of allowing yourself to think that He says this while not understanding your circumstances. Jesus Christ knows our circumstances better than we do, and He says we must not think about these things to the point where they become the primary concern of our life. Whenever there are competing concerns in your life, be sure you always put your relationship to God first.

“Sufficient for the day is its own trouble” (Matthew 6:34). How much trouble has begun to threaten you today? What kind of mean little demons have been looking into your life and saying, “What are your plans for next month— or next summer?” Jesus tells us not to worry about any of these things. Look again and think. Keep your mind on the “much more” of your heavenly Father (Matthew 6:30).

Saturday, January 22, 2011


Sadly, it's a headline apparently gaining in popularity.  UPDATE - January 23, 2011:  Article excerpts added.

American Thinker cartoon
by Albin Sadar and Robert DeClaire
January 21, 2011 - The Times Of India -
Hu's your daddy? Not yet. Uncle Sam flexes aging muscle
Even as Hu was engaging Obama, one US Senator discovered (late) that most of the patriotic baubles sold in gift shops in Washington DC, including busts of US Presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama, are made in China (which wasn't exactly breaking news). "It appears that a museum owned by the people of the United States, celebrating the history of the United States, cannot find companies in this country employing American workers that are able to manufacture statues of our founding fathers, or our current president," Senator Bernie Sanders fumed in a letter to the Director of the Smithsonian Museum. "That is pretty pathetic! I was not aware that the collapse of our manufacturing base had gone that far."

January 20, 2011 - Irish Central -
Hu's your Daddy?
We owe the communist country almost 1 trillion dollars in debt. On top of that we have a huge imbalance of trade with this country due to many reasons, but chiefly because we compete on an uneven playing field and no one is doing anything about it. The communist country does not have labor laws, as we know them, convict labor and children are used to manufacture cheap products. They also, with impunity, manufacture knock offs of everything ranging from designer hand bags to Ipads, flooding the markets with cheap imitation goods. They put on line a new coal fired energy plant every week, don't dare wear a white shirt while outside in Shanghai and don't even think of sticking your toe in the Huangpu River.

January 20, 2011 - The Tycoon Report -
"Hu's" Your Daddy Now?
As the economic imbalances between the two countries have now hit dangerous levels, the United States must halt this growing divergence if they want to maintain the edge as the global superpower before it's too late... The bottom line is that the trading relationship with China is not on a level playing field. The reality is that it never really was, but the United States let it fester and ignored that this issue could someday get out of control, to the point that national economic and global security is threatened.

January 20, 2011 - Mind Numbed Robot -
Hu’s Your Daddy!
Continuing the mantra of “I never met a communist I didn’t like,” the Obama’s welcomed Chinese Dictator Hu Jintau to the White-house with open arms and a formal dinner this week while his Democrat cronies prattled on about China’s currency policies and paid token lip service the country’s human rights violations, all the while warning China that “If they don’t straighten up, we’re going to use some really tough language, Little Mister.”

January 18, 2011 - Conservatives4Congress -
Hu’s Your Daddy
President Obama, Hu’s your daddy. Note the lack of a question mark. We’re up to our eyeballs in debt to China thanks in no small part to this administration’s irresponsibility, and on the eve of his visit to the US, Chinese premiere Hu Jintao has been busy dissing America while shunning human rights groups, and with the Obama administration’s complicity. Now, we’re throwing a lavish state dinner for Hu, the first for a Chinese leader in 13 years. That “dangerous separatist” the Dalai Lama can’t go homeTibet is not free, Taiwan is still under threat and dissidents remain in prison across China while people of faith face daily oppression, while China backs the dangerous North Korean regime. But we’re throwing Hu a big party.  So — Hu’s your daddy.

January 17, 2011 - Kish Collections -
Hu's Your Daddy?
Is America really going to allow Hu Jintao (and those like him) to run the world?   Every day, it seems, China (and communist / fascist dictatorships in general) grows wealthier while America grows weaker.

With respect to America's foreign policy, it's hard to understand why so many people seem to lose sight of one simple fact -- Real wealth is based on real assets. Real wealth is not based on the quantity of "official paper" amassed. Real assets equal land, natural resources, industrial resources, distribution chain, technology resources, capable human resources, intelligence, available market and market control.

Similarly, there is a second key fact of which many people seem blind -- Military might is a byproduct of real assets.

June 21, 2010 - Investment News -
Hu's your daddy: China's leader turns tables on debt-laden nations
Chess games are won by those who can think and plan the farthest ahead. China, at least at the moment, appears to have a better sense of how the board is laid out.

November 19, 2009 - Urbanatomy Media -
Hu's your daddy?
Most Western pundits agreed that Obama's visit to China which wrapped up yesterday was both a PR and political success for the hosts... the trip was billed as “Obama goes to meet America’s bankers,”...

April 27, 2006 - American Chronicle -
Hu’s Your Daddy
They are beyond pro-choice in China, oh yes, indeed, because one child too many is an abortion, in the first trimester or any later portion, as per the government creed.

Christians are killed, tortured or languishing in jail, but please, don’t bother to tell Yale. That once Christian leaning institution now has a secular intuition and to hell with God, country and all that patriotic and religious rot. It’s hard-core left, and morally bereft, and more interested with making a buck in Chinese stock.

Why not? Yale, Bill Gates and Boeing all say, it’s all “free trade” where laborers earn pennies a day. In China, the workers can’t be fickle, life’s only worth a plug nickel, and the government has the final say. As for China’s now corporate American friends, who only think the bottom line is where it ends, they are proud and happy to have made a good deal. How na├»ve they are, for not remembering too far, that what China does not buy, it will simply steal.

Friday, January 21, 2011

The Five Best Arguments Against Sharia in the United States

Zomblog article excerpt- I shouldn’t have to write this essay. But a judge in Oklahoma forced me into it.

Last month, 70% of the voters in Oklahoma approved State Question 755, which bans Sharia law (and international law) from being used in the state’s legal system. Almost immediately afterward, CAIR (the Council on American-Islamic Relations) sued to have the vote overturned, based on the bizarre claim that the measure is “unconstitutional.” U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange then sided with CAIR and issued an injunction preventing the measure from taking effect until all lawsuits against it are resolved. Since the suits will likely take years to play out, the new measure (and the will of the voters) will be stymied for the foreseeable future.

Those who oppose Sharia in the United States often argue their point by highlighting how misogynistic, backward, cruel and discriminatory Islamic law can be under most interpretations. And while all that may be true, it is the wrong argument to make. I get so frustrated watching pundits, politicians and bloggers making the weakest argument in what should be a slam-dunk debate that I’ve decided to write this brief outline of what I think should be the prioritized hierarchy of arguments against the use of Sharia in the United States.

In order, these are the arguments that Sharia’s opponents should be using, not just in Oklahoma but anywhere else in the country where the same issue crops up:

1. U.S. law is the “supreme law of the land,” no exceptions.

2. Sharia, as “divine revelation,” is inherently undemocratic.

3. Many aspects of Sharia are flagrantly unconstitutional.

4. Sharia is fundamentally religious law, and should be inapplicable to U.S. criminal or civil law.

5. Subjectively, Sharia is a discriminatory and cruel legal system.

The entire article is available at Zomblog.

In addition, most of what needs to be understood today in regards to Islamic extremism is linked in the following two Kish Collections articles (includes links to key video)-

U.S. Media Sleeps While Historic Trial Unfolds

Necessary definitions for Christian understanding of Islamic extremism

Thursday, January 20, 2011

China Plants Flag on Constitution Avenue

(KurtNimmo) – On Tuesday night, Obama followed the script closely. He sat down to what the corporate media describes as “an unusual and intimate dinner” with Hu Jintao, the CEO of the sprawling slave labor gulag and globalist dream come true in China.
Symbolism? The red flag on Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.C.
After dinner, Hu Jinato and Obama attended a “pomp-filled gala” designed to celebrate with sickening pageantry what is in essence a planting of the Chinese flag on American soil.
The Associated Press admits the lavish affair with its over-the-top entreaties is designed to “soften the American public’s suspicions about China,” a nation that detains and tortures individuals for exercising their rights to freedom of association, freedom of religion and freedom of expression.
According to the corporate media, Obama will lecture China on the persecution of Tibetans, Uhgurs, Falun Gong, environmental degradation, currency manipulation, theft of intellectual property, imbalance of and unfair trade practices, human rights violations and the release of Liu Xiaobo, the Nobel Prize winner imprisoned by China’s authoritarian leadership.
China will in turn take the U.S. to task for supposedly initiating a global depression that will undoubtedly dwarf the Great Depression of the 1930s, accumulating a staggering debt, and interfering in its internal affairs.
Since the establishment of the Federal Reserve, economic depressions have become scientifically engineered affairs, asCongressman Lindberg said in the Congressional Record on December 22, 1913, after the Federal Reserve Act was passed in the dead of the night.
We are told the Chinese are mighty sore about their undervalued Treasury stake, but this is a cover too. QE2 and the printing of funny money out of thin air by the Federal Reserve is a shrewd if cynical device engineered to take down the once Great United States.
China owns us. There will be blood – but not before Obama, Biden, Clinton, and the political class grovel and kiss the ring and this act is covered up by a complaisant corporate media.
Debt, trade, discussion, pomp and circumstance – all of this is little more than cover. Hu Jintao and his minions have arrived in the district of criminals for one reason and one reason only – to plant a red flag of corporatism – that is, fascism – on Constitution Avenue.
According to the globalists, China is the next evolutionary step in human history. Our future is a high-tech prison planet, electronic panopticon, and eventually a killing field unless we do something about it – and soon.
“Whatever the price of the Chinese Revolution, it has obviously succeeded not only in producing more efficient and dedicated administration, but also in fostering high morale and community of purpose. The social experiment in China under Chairman Mao’s leadership is one of the most important and successful in human history,” David Rockefeller told the New York Times.
Mao’s “social experiment” has come to America. The holy writ of Maoism was forged out of Marxism, the latter a contrivance of Wall Street and the banksters.
Cartel capitalism has enjoyed a long standing love affair with communism, as the late Gary Allen so eloquently pointed out.
“If one understands that socialism is not a share-the-wealth program, but is in reality a method to consolidate and control the wealth, then the seeming paradox of superrich men promoting socialism becomes no paradox at all,” Allen wrote. “Instead it becomes the logical, even the perfect tool of power-seeking megalomaniacs. Communism, or more accurately, socialism, is not a movement of the downtrodden masses, but of the economic elite.”
Power-seeking megalomaniacs built the China Miracle from the ground up over the last few decades and now it has come to claim a stake in America.
Hu Jintao did not arrive here to eat dinner in the the Old Family Dining Room at the White House and talk shop with Obama the teleprompter reader and his Goldman Sachs, CFR, Trilateral Commission, and Bilderberg advisors.
Hu Jintao arrived to plant the flag and initiate the next phase in a globalist effort to turn the planet into a slave gulag and ultimately a well-oiled killing machine meticulously designed by an inbred gaggle of eugenicist psychopaths.
Source: Infowars
Related Post: Hu's Your Daddy?
Is America really going to allow Hu Jintao (and those like him) to run the world?

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Can I Trust Scientists, Researchers, or Scientific Publications - Never Again

by Lance Winslow
As we grow up we are trained to submit to authority, and believe what we are told. Unfortunately we are fed a bunch of lies from the time we are children. In many Christian families the parents tell the kids that Santa Claus will bring them toys if they are good, we know that is poppycock. When we go to school our teacher explains history, and we memorize all the dates and events. When we grow up we realize that much of what we were taught is utter hokum.

As we grow to be adults we trust our leaders such as our president, the U.S. Congress, our judges, the presidents of corporations, and the clergy of the Church. Unfortunately, we quickly learned that much of what comes out of these folks' mouths is just more manipulation, yet they have the nerve to call it leadership. For those of us that go to a university to get a degree we trust our professors, we trust academia, we trust our researchers and scientists. In fact we trust them more than our grade school teachers, the leadership of our church, and our politicians combined. Many students in college trust them more than their own parents even.

Unfortunately, now we see that the scientists, researchers and most of the summaries concerning these folks' research is not entirely correct. Yes, I guess "Global Warming" is perhaps the most recent example, and biggest proof of what I'm saying in the present period. Personally, I will never trust these folks again in my life - scientists, researchers or Scientific Publications because I realize they are no better than other human beings and they are more interested in their careers and collecting research money than giving us the straight goods.

And I'm not just talking about the global warming sham, I'm also talking about the research put forth by Big Pharma, or the political research put out by so-called NGOs which claimed to be nonpolitical. There is nothing nonpolitical about any university which gets government funding, corporate funding, or money from nonprofit groups which are all political by nature.

Please understand that my commentary here today is not one of bitterness, or anger, I am merely putting words onto paper from my personal observations, experiences, and firsthand knowledge of events over the last 35 years. If for some reason you still trust the system, there is a book that I would like you to read;

"The Craft of Political Research" (Sixth Edition) by W Phillips Shively, Prentice-Hall publishers, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 2005, 176 pages, ISBN: 0-13-117440-1.

Indeed, I hate to break it to you but in this lifetime the best policy is to trust no one. Please consider all this and think on it. If you are a scientist, researcher, or a member of academia and you'd like to defend yourself from the comments herein you may e-mail me with your questions, concerns, or further points of contention, but make sure you are prepared - I am!

Lance Winslow is the Founder of the Online Think Tank, a diverse group of achievers, experts, innovators, entrepreneurs, thinkers, futurists, academics, dreamers, leaders, and general all around brilliant minds. Lance Winslow hopes you've enjoyed today's discussion and topic. - Have an important subject to discuss, contact Lance Winslow.

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J.N. Kish - In addition, see the following material in regards to global warming.  Remember - there was a time, not too long ago, that a  large majority of people believed the global warming hoax was based on solid science.  I agree with Mr. Winslow and would add that clear thinking individuals would be fools not to question the "research" put forth by Big Pharma. Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.

Physics Professor Resigns: Claims Global Warming is Pseudoscientific Fraud

Global Warming Religion Violates Separation of Church and State

EPA Cover-Up

The 10 Most-Respected Global Warming Skeptics

Cap-and-Trade, State-by-State

Global Warming is a Hoax - Get the Facts Here

What could Michael Crichton, Rush Limbaugh, Charlton Heston and Religion possibly have to do with Global Warming?

MUST LISTEN:  Audio Clip - Charlton Heston reads Jurassic Park

Monday, January 17, 2011

Hu's Your Daddy?

The Wall Street Journal - Hu Highlights Need for U.S.-China Cooperation, Questions Dollar
Chinese President Hu Jintao... called the present U.S. dollar-dominated currency system a "product of the past" and highlighted moves to turn the yuan into a global currency.

Hu, who also heads China's ruling Communist Party, rarely interacts with the international media. The Wall Street Journal submitted a series of questions to China's Foreign Ministry for Mr. Hu to answer. The Washington Post also submitted questions. The Foreign Ministry supplied Mr. Hu's responses to seven questions—but did not address questions about imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, China's growing naval power and complaints about alleged Chinese cyberattacks, among others.

"All foreign companies registered in China are Chinese enterprises," Mr. Hu said

Is America really going to allow Hu Jintao (and those like him) to run the world? 

Every day, it seems, China (and communist / fascist dictatorships in general) grows wealthier while America grows weaker. 

With respect to America's foreign policy, it's hard to understand why so many people seem to lose sight of one simple fact -- Real wealth is based on real assets. Real wealth is not based on the quantity of "official paper" amassed. Real assets equal land, natural resources, industrial resources, distribution chain, technology resources, capable human resources, intelligence, available market and market control. 

Similarly, there is a second key fact of which many people seem blind -- Military might is a byproduct of real assets.

Historical example -- The American Civil War

Question - Why did the North win the Civil War?  ...  Answer -
Cannoneers by Rennett Stowe
A combination of a greater population to draw manpower from, combined with more industrial capacity to produce war materials, and the ability to blockade the Southern ports to reduce imports of all kinds. The Southern forces were never able to overcome their lack of supplies and materials, such as cannon and gunpowder. Bravery alone cannot carry the day.
The south never lost a battle because of lack of supplies. They used the surrounding land and farms for resources. (James Mckie 8th Grade Georgia History Student,  Fitzgerald, Georgia - Where the North and South met arm in arm.) But lead, gunpowder, rifles, and cannon don't grow on farms.
The South attacked at Gettysburg in an attempt to capture a SHOE factory.  The Fallacy of the Shoe Factory - There never was a shoe factory in Gettysburg. Or even in the area. There were no more shoes in Gettysburg than any other town in Pennsylvania. However, Confederate general Robert E. Lee badly needed shoes for his soldiers, and he went to Gettysburg because he had heard there was a supply of shoes there. They had a skirmish with Union troops which it escalated into the Battle of Gettysburg as forces from both sides joined the fight.

Ten Recent Headlines

Communist China stakes claim to S. Texas oil and gas

Hu adopts quasi-Maoist tactics

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Forbes Places Communist Leader On Top

China Purchases U.S. Based General Motors Factory

Quantitative Easing and World War
Why the U.S. has Launched a New Financial World War -- And How the the Rest of the World Will Fight Back - By MICHAEL HUDSON

The Chinese Military Buildup and The Art of War
UK Telegraph - China preparing for armed conflict 'in every direction'

Chinese Counterfeit Parts in the DOD Supply Chain

China Confirms Construction of Aircraft Carrier Warship - Fleet Expected By 2020
China reveals aircraft carrier plans -

NY's Empire State Building lit up red in honor of Communist China's 60th anniversary
NY's Empire State Building chided for honoring China

Chinese History - Mao's Evil Legacy

Reminder - Communist China was founded by Mao Zedong. Mao's policies and political purges from 1949 to 1976 are widely believed to have caused the deaths of between 40 to 70 million people.

Mao is Watching, Beijing
by Francisco Diez
Mao formed the Red Army, and his followers elected him chairman of the Chinese Soviet Republic, formed in 1931. Based on his study of great conquerors of earlier ages - with Sun Tzu as his primary model - Mao set as his first priority maintaining an army in the field. He saw revolutionary warfare against the stronger, established state as a protracted conflict with would take years to win. His Red Army would have to gain political support from the peasants and militarily control the countryside before approaching the population centers. Following the axioms of Sun Tzu, the Red Army attacked when strong and retreated when weak.

Mao implemented his strategy when Chiang moved his stronger army against the Red Army in four separate offensives. Each time, Mao retreated rather than become decisively engaged. Then, in 1934, Mao was surrounded by Chiang's forces, and only a bold breakout prevented the destruction of his army. For a year, the Red Army fought and retreated westward to Siikiang Province and then north to the Communist stronghold in remote Shensi. By the end of the six thousand-mile march, the co-called Long March, only twenty thousand of Mao's original one hundred thousand followers remained. The survivors, though, were experienced, hardened, and dedicated to Mao and the CCP. Moreover, along the march's route, Mao had left behind small "cells," or groups, of loyal comrades with whom he would later build political and military support.

Where do we go from here?

The writing is on the wall -- But what will it take to wake America to the growing threat? 

America must reverse the policies that have allowed, enabled, and encouraged China to amass real assets which WILL LEAD America into real war.

It is my belief that Americans (us free individuals) must build a popular media-driven resistance to this advancing threat -- before it is too late. So please, while we still have the free internet as our tool -- do your part. Spread the word. Build support -- not against the Chinese people -- but support against the communist / fascist dictatorships that brutally rule over the Chinese people and clearly now threaten to rule over us. 

I don't know about you, but - I have a daddy - and his name is not Hu.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Oswald Chambers - A Relatively Unknown Great

For the past few weeks, I have been reading daily devotionals by Oswald Chambers. They are available for free at MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST. I highly recommend these devotionals - they cut to the core of Christianity.

According to the biography posted at
Oswald Chambers was not famous during his lifetime. At the time of his death in 1917 at the age of forty-three, only three books bearing his name had been published. Among a relatively small circle of Christians in Britain and the U.S., Chambers was much appreciated as a teacher of rare insight and expression, but he was not widely known.
It is said - behind every great man there's a great woman. According to Oswald's page on Wikipedia-
While there are more than 30 books that bear his name, he only penned one book, Baffled to Fight Better. His wife, Biddy, was a stenographer and could take dictation at a rate of 250 words per minute. During his time teaching at the Bible College and at various sites in Egypt, Biddy kept verbatim records of his lessons. She spent the remaining 30 years of her life compiling her records into the bulk of his published works.
Oswald's words are a timeless gift from God.

Additional links -
The Quotable Oswald Chambers with My Utmost – The Oswald Chambers Story DVD
Oswald Chambers—Abandoned to God (Paperback) by David McCasland

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Diagnosis - Mercury Poisoning - For Former KGB Exposing Russian Military Mafia System Of Ruling Elite

According to author JR Nyquist - "Victor Kalashnikov is a former KGB Lt. Colonel who worked for Soviet intelligence. After leaving the KGB in 1992 he worked for the presidential administration of Boris Yeltsin. He also served as a Russian representative for a German oil company and began a career in journalism which brought him into conflict with the Kremlin."

Last week, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that Viktor and his wife Marina may have been poisoned. "German prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into whether two Russian dissidents in Berlin were poisoned by agents of the Kremlin." For more, see the article - Former spy in poison scare by Nick Allen.

Last week and again this week, JR Nyquist has published excerpts of recent conversations with Kalashnikov in two must read articles - WILL RUSSIA KEEP THE TREATY? and ORIGINS OF A KILLER STATE.

One message board member said of the second article - "This is a real gem, don't just read it, study it!" It is my opinion that this sentiment may be applied to both articles as a whole.

In the Soviet Union," Kalashnikov explained, "there was strict discipline in the nomenklatura [ruling elite], keeping it effective in its own way. In Russia today there is something different at work. We call it 'solidarity within a criminal organization.' To join the ruling elite means to become part of criminal businesses. This kind of relationship is stronger, and the discipline more severe, than during Soviet times... That is the tragedy of Russia today, that it is run by real gangsters, becoming another sort of threat for the rest of the world. It is not corruption, but a criminal organization that has taken a huge country with all of its weapons. Now the question may arise, how did it happen?
If Communism was a system that deprived ordinary people of opportunity and freedom, the new system does the same thing through a more efficient mechanism.
According to Kalashnikov, talk about various bodies in Russia doing this or that is nonsense. It is all a deception. There is one class, working as one vast criminal enterprise, holding down the entire society. "And being so rich," added Kalashnikov, "and having no serious challenges within the country, they are still well aware that the only way to place the stolen wealth properly would be to deposit this wealth in Western banks, in Europe, in Cyprus, in Switzerland, and elsewhere; because they know the source of this wealth is questionable. They understand that this money could be taken away from them at any time. So they are eager to launder this money in the West. For this purpose, they need close cooperation with Western banks and institutions to legalize their money. That's what they need, therefore, they naturally cultivate closer links with Western governments and businesses.
There is another side of this blackmail which Kalashnikov didn't mention. When Western politicians and businessmen get tangled up with Russia's mafia elite, they enter into a partnership from which they cannot easily extricate themselves. Western bankers who have laundered Russian money are now part of the Russian mafia's scheme. They have purchased the infamous one-way ticket.
...Kalashnikov's interest in history led him to uncover the Soviet Union's initial phase of development during the Russian Civil War. This initial phase helps us to understand the later path of Soviet development, and the current Russian obsession with war preparations. Here we find the idea that a thing may be better known by exploring its early development, as in the psychological theories of Sigmund Freud. One might say that Kalashnikov has insights into the early childhood of the Soviet regime.
Russia is, in fact, a layer cake where each layer is sugared with fraud. Why had this system made Khordorkovsky into an "oligarch." Why was that same system destroying him? It is for the same reason that, under Lenin and Stalin, the Soviet state created the entrepreneurs of the New Economic Policy (NEP men) in the 1920s, and subsequently destroyed them. It goes to the nature of the regime. But where was this nature acquired? How did it come about? What is it, exactly, and how may we know it? Part of the answer lies in the desire to win over the West, or the Western media. "When I joined the analytical department in January 85, the standard analytical memo to the Politburo was not to exceed two pages in print. Then, with Gorbachev in power, that was downsized to one and a half, then to one page. Then, starting around 1990, when the crisis was already in sight, there was an instruction from the KGB chief in Moscow, that any such memo would attach a sheet of paper in which I would explain in ten lines the heart of the issue, the most important substance of the analysis. Along that way, from two pages to ten lines, a lot of things had been washed out. All the "isms" were washed out -- like communism, proletarianism, etc. All necessary things for key decision makers excluded such terms. What remained in the end? I can summarize it in two critical things, based on 1990 guidelines: (1) What shall we do to stay somewhat longer in power, physically? (2) What do they in Washington, Vienna, London, etc. write about us? What do they think of Gorbachev, etc.?"

Thus, explained Kalashnikov, the regime was interested in the timing of its own demise, and in the way its leading figures were seen in the West. This was the all-important component. And for the individual political actor: "What do they think of me?" The regime's script (as it were), and the political actor's reception upon the stage, depended upon the Western audience. Were they buying the act? Were they applauding, or ready to throw fruit at those occupying the stage?
JN Kish Note: Today's American political figures seem to be operating in a similar fashion. Some believe that America's current path toward demise is also being orchestrated - like the planned "demise" of the Soviet Union. As goes the Hegelian dialectic - Thesis (Create the Crisis) then Anti-thesis (Offer the Solution). According to Jonathan Sellers - "This is the basis of globalist elite manipulation paradigms. The synthesis achieved becomes a symptomatic reponse instead of addressing the real cause (Gov't). The World Order organizes and finances Jewish groups, anti-Jewish groups, Communist groups, anti-Communist groups, and other "opposing" social forces to create predetermined outcomes ensuring power maintenance."

ORIGINS OF A KILLER STATE key excerpts continued-
Listen, Jeff, they were the exact two sets of questions: (1) What does the West think about the stability of our own position in the Kremlin? (2) What do they think in Washington, Vienna, London, etc., about me. So the key priorities of the key decision-makers were, excepting the English speakers, the same as before. This seems to be a basic law of power in Russia. So Occam's razor brings us to our discussion of communism. It was a cover for a certain power strategy, and that is final.
It is important to distinguish between ideology and what really happens in the world. When our heads are stuffed with ideology, our expectations are those of a fool. When we look at reality without ideology, we see something that is generally outside our expectations. Ideology and reality belong to different realms. Ideology belongs to the childish side of the imagination, while reality is the realm of the wise. The two things, ideology and reality, never coincide, ever.
Kalashnikov described that point where the socialist ideal of happiness first encountered reality, and came undone like a cheap sweater. "Probably you've heard something of the Tambov uprising," he said. "The Tambov area was a huge part of central Russia. It was three times larger in older times. It was a normal rural area, fairly stable, inhabited by farmers, along with handicrafts, and very religious, decent people. Now, the Bolsheviks came and imposed a lot of duties on them. So they revolted. The result in 1919 was not just an uprising but the formation of a republic with its own armies and police. So this huge armed conflict started. Lenin correctly identified the Tambov uprising as the most dangerous one to his regime. This is why the Bolsheviks stopped pushing against Europe and turned East. Their best generals and armies were thrown against the Tambov area. The official reason was to occupy Tambov. During that war, the key episode of the Russian Civil War, was the elimination of large segments of the male population in this particular area. In 1991 the regional KGB department was alarmed. For some reason, the opening of records in Novosibirsk, shed some light on what happened in Tambov. One third of the population was killed. The Bolsheviks were experimenting on people with torture and extermination techniques. When I started to explain to the Germans what happened in Tambov, they were shocked. Those who you would expect to be best prepared for such revelations, researchers into the Holocaust, were surprised at the sophisticated methods of hostage taking (to reveal hidden fighters), and the manner of executions used by the Bolsheviks. A lot of this history is simply incredible. The Bolsheviks introduced a system of concentration camps for men, women, elderly people and children, with various types of terror and indoctrination. That's what they called an occupation. But the most important thing, what emerged from the ruins of the Tambov Republic, was a permanent system of police control. From time to time they practiced, yet again, hostage taking, indoctrination, Komsomol [youth wing of the Communist Party], and now, the next stage: - they distributed this occupational regime to the rest of the country; so that socialism emerged not from Marx and Engels, but from the practice of occupying Tambov. That was the real socialism Stalin accomplished and accommodated. That system was ideal for preparing Russia for the next stage in revolutionary war. If you read Red Army papers from the late 1920s and 30s, you will find a lot of stuff regarding the kind of regime they would establish in the liberated areas of Europe."

According to Kalashnikov, in the period immediately following the Russian Civil War, Soviet military theorists saw Poland as their main enemy. It was assumed that Moscow would attack Poland and carry out Sovietization. A new regime would be established. Kalashnikov said: "The summary is as follows: We 'liberate' a given area to the West, then we bring in 5,000 political commissars, so that in two or three weeks they will establish the basis for a Soviet system." The measures proposed in Red Army plans were derived from the experience of setting up the Tambov occupation regime. The generals and police officials of the Soviet Union gradually improved their methods. Subduing an area became a science. The overall idea was simple, according to Kalashnikov: "We kill all our enemies." In the 1920s the Soviet strategists were naming certain villages in Poland or Belarus. "The Army commanders were planning to establish a Soviet regime [in Poland]. At the top of everything," said Kalashnikov, "was bringing in and putting up a powerful communist party. Of course, we will find some local activists, and together with them we will establish revolutionary committees. But local resources are not sufficient in this regard. So we need commissars and experts to supplement them, along with the Red Army. I must underline this part of the military strategy so you will see that the Bolshevik regime was not just a product of ideology, but a military way of thinking. What do we do with an area taken by the military machine? Sovietization was a military strategy, on which ideological cover was given by communism."

And so, the Soviet Union was a gigantic military formation. It is not about economics, or consumerism, or building socialism. It is about taking and occupying territory. In today's Russia, says Kalashnikov, "the military represents a force, a complex, which was behind bringing Putin and his clique to power because they needed somebody to take political responsibility for the huge bloodshed in the Caucasus. Now we have what we have. Now everybody is talking about Putin, his mistresses, his wrongdoings. Forget it. The Russian military is the key player. It is their doing. They elaborate and carry out the main Russian foreign policy, which is a military policy, worldwide. To bring it to the core of the issue, Russian foreign and military policy should be regarded as a military strategy of the Russian armed forces. Starting with 1917 we see how ideology served as a cover; but in reality it is a military policy which has fascist characteristics. Putin's billionaire friends do not fit into the Marxist idea. Russia is supposedly a democracy, but no Western international rules are relevant for us, so Khordorkovsky is our internal affair."

What people say, what they think, is different than what they really are. It is even possible that they keep this truth from themselves. Conquest is the obsession of the Russian political culture. Lenin has been described as a "militaristic politician." Here is the true character of Russia's political tendency laid bare. "An important point," added Kalashnikov: "We should not forget that in terms of Soviet military strategy, the full country was regarded as a sort of rear area for international global expansion... And another idea: that a totalitarian regime is best suited for a certain kind of war, involving the mobilization of all resources."

So the Soviet system, and today's Russian system, is built for total mobilization.

Toward the end of my conversation with Kalashnikov I asked his opinion of China's role in relation to Russia's military focus. "There is joint planning against America," he admitted. "Ultimately, they are sort of a military-political combination. Yes, it is like a bloc, but not like NATO. Russia's arsenal is a joint nuclear umbrella [for China and other states]. Again, as long as other observers get down to the practical issues of military strategy we get closer to the core of the matter. The distribution of military power is the key. Look at this and you will get an idea of who your friends are, and who are your enemies. That is my basic understanding of the issue."
Let us pray for the total healing of the Kalashnikov's and for our humanity's escape from the grip of evil.

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