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Obama, Disinformation Czar: In Amerika, We Have No Enemies

New media resurrects good and evil from D.C.'s dustbins.

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Susan L.M. Goldberg

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March 8, 2014 - 6:22 am
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America’s lack of “moral coherency” is effectively masking the sad, hard truth that Clinton wasn’t off-base in her Nazi/Putin comparison. In a recent conversation with Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa, the ex-KGB agent commented to me:

Is it too far-fetched to suggest that this new Russia calls up the hypothetical image of a postwar Germany being run by former Gestapo officers, who reinstate Hitler’s “Deutschland Über Alles” as national anthem, call the demise of Nazi Germany a “national tragedy on an enormous scale,” and invade a neighboring country, perhaps Poland, the way Hitler set off World War II?

In an environment that doesn’t permit the bad guy to be called bad, perhaps Americans should celebrate the fact that we’re even able to put economic sanctions on the table. With Russia’s economy already in free fall, the sanctions should appear to be a viable threat. However, the truth is that living poor is already a way of life for the majority of Russians. According to the Jewish Policy Center (JPC):

This systemic and ongoing waste of financial resources contributes directly to the low quality of life endured by millions of average Russian citizens, to the growing emigration from Russia, and to the increasingly radicalization of Russia’s Muslim population.

The New York Times  corroborated the observation last week:

Crimea’s Tatars have no record of extremism, but armed intervention by Moscow could strengthen the hand of tiny militant Islamic groups that have long tried, but failed, to rally Tatars for jihad.

The JPC policy paper asserts that Putin will remain in power as long as Russia’s economy remains intact. If economic analysts are correct, and American economic sanctions against Russia do disarm Putin, we may be facing an entirely different enemy altogether.

Oh, sorry, I forgot; “enemy” is a term best relegated to alternative media. It is not intended for political conversation.

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Susan L.M. Goldberg is a writer with a Master's in Radio, Television & Film and a PhD in Life who would be happy roaming the fields of Prince Edward Island with Anne of Green Gables, were it not for her strong belief in the axiom "all that is required for evil to prevail is for good women to do nothing." She prefers the career title "Renaissance Woman" and would happily be bar mates with Ann Coulter, Camille Paglia and Dorothy Parker. Her writing tends towards the intersection of culture, politics and faith with the interest in starting, not stopping the discussion. Follow her on Twitter @SLMGoldberg and @winegirlblog.

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I am sorry, but an article not addressing gay marriage or pot legalization just doesn't matter.
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"America’s lack of “moral coherency” is effectively masking the sad, hard truth that Clinton wasn’t off-base in her Nazi/Putin comparison. In a recent conversation with Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa, the ex-KGB agent commented to me:
Is it too far-fetched to suggest that this new Russia calls up the hypothetical image of a postwar Germany being run by former Gestapo officers, who reinstate Hitler’s “Deutschland Über Alles” as national anthem, call the demise of Nazi Germany a “national tragedy on an enormous scale,” and invade a neighboring country, perhaps Poland, the way Hitler set off World War II?"


And Vladimir Bukovsky has likened the EU ruling class [unelected and unaccountable leftist 'intelligentsia' and bureaucrats] to that of the old Soviet Politburo. So if the Ukraine were to become part of the EU, would they be better off than if they became part of Russia? If I were Ukrainian, I don't think I would want to be part of either even if it meant being poorer.

"Mr Verhofstadt and Van Baalen [Members of European Parliament] went to Kiev. They wanted to make history. There they stood in a square full of people, including National Socialists, Jew-haters and other anti-democrats. People with helmets and baseball bats. They went where the revolutionaries hang out. On stage they tried to stir up the mob even more.

Mr Verhofstadt spoke in no uncertain terms. He talked about a fight, a fight. That is what Brussels supports. And with money. The leader of the VVD [Party for Freedom and Progress], Mr Van Baalen, stood beside him cheering, clenched fists held high.

Shame on them. These shameless Europhiles and their dreams of empire.

Now we have always been told that the EU stands for peace. But now that these two characters have appeared on stage, we know better. The EU stands for war provocation."

- Geert Wilders

Text of Geert Wilders' speech in Ukraine debate [http://www.renewamerica.com/columns/hank/140306]

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That the EU is militarily weak and relies on the US for strength which strength Obama is rapidly dismantling and doesn't have the will to use anyway, it is a wonder that Verhofstadt spoke the way he did. But then the EU is good at promoting the old "let you and him fight."
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