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Scorecard of evil - Dictatorship in the making

Post by John S » Sun Mar 30, 2003 8:13 am

Two years into President Bush's term, the damage he has done to the nation and the world is incalculable. On issue after issue, Bush does what's good for big corporations and right-wing extremists at the expense of the public. The Wage Slave Journal offers this scorecard to help you keep track of all of the evil deeds Bush commits and, more important, to provide a record for your perusal when November 2004 rolls around. Be sure to bookmark this page; Bush keeps it full. And if you find some dastardly deed that you think belongs here, email us to tell us what we overlooked. Be sure to include a link to a news story.

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Post by John S » Sun Mar 30, 2003 7:06 pm

Some more frightening news:

Send this information on to everyone you know.

The Death Certificate For Our Republic
Project For The New American Century:
The Death Certificate For Our Republic
By Michael Gaddy
Published 03. 2. 03 at 21:21 Sierra Time


I, like many other supporters of the Constitution, have been asking since the 2000 election; exactly what drives the foreign policy of the Bush Administration. The answer is revealed in the doctrines of the Policy for the New American Century, (PNAC)

Neil Mackay, in the Scotland Sunday Herald, reveals the master plan now driving this administration.


"A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in January 2001.

The blueprint, uncovered by the Sunday Herald, for the creation of a 'global Pax Americana' was drawn up for Dick Cheney (now vice- president), Donald Rumsfeld (defense secretary), Paul Wolfowitz (Rumsfeld's deputy), George W Bush's younger brother Jeb and Lewis Libby (Cheney's chief of staff). The document, entitled Rebuilding America's Defenses: Strategies, Forces And Resources For A New Century, was written in September 2000 by the neo-conservative think-tank Project for the New American Century (PNAC)."

This plan in its entirety can be found here. (http://www.newamericancentury.org/)

The plan put forth by PNAC reveals, regardless of whether Saddam Hussein was in power in Iraq, an attack there was preordained. Maybe this can explain why they continue the war beat no matter how many times this administration is caught prevaricating about Iraq.

Inside the document prepared by PNAC is the following: "The United States has for decades sought to play a more permanent role in Gulf regional security. While the unresolved conflict with Iraq provides the immediate justification, the need for a substantial American force presence in the Gulf transcends the issue of the regime of Saddam Hussein."

The document also outlines a "blueprint for maintaining global US preeminence, precluding the rise of a great power rival, and shaping the international security order in line with American principles and interests. This American grand strategy must be advanced as far into the future as possible"

To facilitate their plans, our military cannot be constrained by the constitution. The plan calls our military, "the cavalry on the new American frontier." In other words, the "new American frontier is wherever our government says it is." If this is not a game plan of empire, I have never seen one.

The thoughts brought forth in this document should scare the beejeezus out of anyone who calls him or herself an American.



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The PNAC plan:

Supports a "blueprint for maintaining global US preeminence, precluding the rise of a great power rival, and shaping the international security order in line with American principles and interests."

This "American grand strategy" must be advanced for "as far into the future as possible," the report says. It also calls for the US to "fight and decisively win multiple, simultaneous major theatre wars" as a "core mission."


1. Refers to key allies such as the UK as "the most effective and efficient means of exercising American global leadership."

2. Describes peacekeeping missions as "demanding American political leadership rather than that of the United Nations."

3. Reveals worries in the administration that Europe could rival the USA.

4. Says "even should Saddam pass from the scene" bases in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait will remain permanently -- despite domestic opposition in the Gulf regimes to the stationing of US troops -- as "Iran may well prove as large a threat to US interests as Iraq has."

5. Spotlights China for "regime change" saying "it is time to increase the presence of American forces in Southeast Asia". This, it says, may lead to "American and allied power providing the spur to the process of democratization in China"

6. Calls for the creation of "US Space Forces", to dominate space, and the total control of cyberspace to prevent "enemies" using the Internet against the US. (How long will it be before those of us who oppose this quest for empire, become the "enemy"?)

7. Hints that, despite threatening war against Iraq for developing weapons of mass destruction, the US may consider developing biological weapons -- which the nation has banned -- in decades to come. It says: "New methods of attack -- electronic, 'non-lethal', biological -- will be more widely available ... combat likely will take place in new dimensions, in space, cyberspace, and perhaps the world of microbes ... advanced forms of biological warfare that can 'target' specific genotypes may transform biological warfare from the realm of terror to a politically useful tool."

8. Pinpoints North Korea, Libya, Syria and Iran as dangerous regimes and says their existence justifies the creation of a "worldwide command-and-control system."

Our European allies know of this plan. Perhaps that is why the administrations plan for "regime change" is meeting such opposition there.

Tam Dalyell, father of the House of Commons in the UK, and one of the leading British voices against war with Iraq, said: "This is garbage from right-wing think-tanks stuffed with chicken-hawks -- men who have never seen the horror of war but are in love with the idea of war. Men like Cheney, who were draft-dodgers in the Vietnam War. This is a blueprint for US world domination -- a new world order of their making. These are the thought processes of fantasist Americans who want to control the world. I am appalled that a British Labour Prime Minister should have got into bed with a crew which has this moral standing."

Ironically, the policies of PNAC were first brought forth in Papa George's administration, but it was not well received and the would-be world controllers backed off for the time being. Scott McConnell of the American Conservative magazine says; "In the final year of the first Bush administration, Paul Wolfowitz penned a memo under the aegis of then Secretary of Defense Cheney, calling for the United States to ramp up its defense spending in order to deter any other country from "even aspiring to a larger regional or global role." China, Russia, Germany, and Japan were to be intimidated from seeking more power in their own regions. After the Wolfowitz draft was leaked to the press, it received widespread ridicule, and the Bush I diplomats rushed to reassure allies that Wolfowitz's views did not truly reflect American foreign policy.

But during the 1990s these did become the views of the neoconservatives, packaged under the slogan "benevolent global hegemony" touted by William Kristol and Robert Kagan. The positions of the neoconservative foreign policy team in exile were fleshed out in a PNAC book, Present Dangers, which called for the U.S. to "shape the international environment to its own advantage" by being "at once a European power, an Asian power, a Middle Eastern power, and of course a Western Hemisphere power" and to "act as if instability in important regions of the world : affect us with almost the same immediacy as if [it] was occurring on our own doorstep." In practice this meant assertive risk-taking virtually everywhere. Jonathan Clarke, reviewing the volume in the National Interest, wrote, "If the book's recommendations were implemented all at once, the U.S. would risk unilaterally fighting a five-front war, while simultaneously urging Israel to abandon the peace process in favor of a new no-holds-barred confrontation with the Palestinians." This book has become the blueprint for the foreign policy of George W. Bush."

The most alarming part of this document is the proposals for our military. Those of us who believe that we maintain a military for defense are in for a real shock. When this plan is implemented there will have to be a name change in our government. We will no longer have a department of defense; it will have to be changed to the department of offense.

Does anyone really believe we can accomplish the outlined military goals with an "all volunteer" force? Or will we once again be required to subject our young people to a draft so they can be made indentured servants to a government so as to "fight for freedom?" Don't forget Secretary of Offense, Donald Rumsfeld, recently praised our "all volunteer' military as being one where everyone is there by choice, yet days later froze all lengths of service for the U.S. Marines and all forces in Korea until further notice.

This plan for world domination, written in 2000, called for raising our outlay on military spending to 3.8 percent of our GNP from the then level of 3.5. With the last increase in military spending by this administration, we reached the exact figure of 3.8!

The steps of this plan, which are being followed to the letter by George W. Bush, will lead to the end of what little is left of our Republic and a disaster for us as a nation on the world stage. History is resplendent with the tragedies of nations that sought empire and failed. We will be no different.

All allies will be repulsed at our desire to dominate the world. It is happening already. Our European allies have gone from those with headlines on 9/11 that proclaimed "We are all Americans now,' to disgust with our leaders, our foreign policy and its intended goal of world domination. Sure, we will be able to buy some allies, just as we have Turkey, but we must be aware we have only purchased the support of the government. The people of the world will never support a foreign power that seeks to make them all victims of its democratization and moral superiority.

When we subdue Iraq, will the oil resources be given to the citizens? I think not. A puppet government will be installed and the oil resources will be channeled to US interests, just as is being done in Afghanistan. Why else would a supposed "leader" of a country require 24/7 protection by US Special Forces soldiers from his own citizens?

We call what we seek to impose on the world, democracy. What majority of citizens in Afghanistan elected Hamid Karzai to be head of the country? Could it be coincidence Karzai was a former Unocal employee? Is it also coincidence the plan for the oil line across Afghanistan is now being implemented? Could the Taliban have become military opponents of the United States simply because they refused this same pipeline deal with Unocal after being wined and dined in Texas back when Dubya was governor in 1997?

What will it take for the majority of citizens in this country to realize we are becoming that which we fought so hard against 50+ years? By continuing to implement this policy set forth by Cheney, Wolfowitz, Rumsfeld, Perle and Bush, do we not become the same as the Soviet Union whom we fought so hard to defeat, costing us tens of thousands of lives and trillions of dollars? One need only compare the proposed ideologies of our new neoconservative leaders with those of Leon Trotsky!

Another thing this plan for world domination will bring us here at home is terrorism too intense as to be imagined. When we have separated ourselves from the other people of this planet by our quest for domination, by what other means will they be able to retaliate? Does the thought of Rome being invaded by the Barbarians bring forth any visions? If they invade across our Southern Border, they will be assisted rather than opposed.

What will become of those here in this country who seek to remain loyal to the Constitution? Will we not become just as much an opposing force to those who seek world domination as those in other countries who do not wish to become American subjects?

How much more of our personal resources will be required to accomplish world domination? How much more of our freedoms?

Near the end of my career, I was afforded the opportunity of training with several of the Soviet Unions Special Forces troops. (Spesnatz) I had an occasion to trade an American "T" shirt with one of the Soviet soldiers for one from his personal collection. I recognized the word "Spesnatz" in written Russian, but was later told by one of the linguists in our unit what the remainder of words on the shirt translated to in English. The complete translation was as follows: Spesnatz, Vanguard Of World Domination!

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Post by eurobillsandcoins » Sun Mar 30, 2003 7:11 pm

Bush should be tried in the war crimes court............ :twisted:
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Post by Olivier » Sun Mar 30, 2003 8:02 pm

eurobillsandcoins wrote:Bush should be tried in the war crimes court............ :twisted:
I agree!

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Post by John S » Sun Mar 30, 2003 8:29 pm

Olivier wrote:
eurobillsandcoins wrote:Bush should be tried in the war crimes court............ :twisted:
I agree!
The trick is how does one arrest such a person?

In order to get Bush to a war crimes tribunal, one must first destroy the US. It can't be done by military action as the the US would destroy the whole world if it was attacked by ramdomly launching its entire nuclear arsenol.

One must do it economically. That is by not purchasing Amercan assests and selling off all US treasories and US dollars. A 20 % sell off in central bank dollar holdings would cause a tumble in the US economy. It would bankrupt the US and incapacitate its ability to make war. A damaged American economy would force the over through of the Bush regime. But, it is not only Bush who must be tried, it is those in his inner circle as well.

That is why it is important for all of the people of Europe to do more than just sit back and hope for the best. Free people who do nothing, eventually become slaves, if the slave driver is not contained. Free people must do something or else they will no longer be free.

Do your part and pass the word on. Write to your government officials and insist that as a free person you are upset over the US and you want something done. There is no time to procrastinate. Freedom is to precious to lose.

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Post by John S » Sun Mar 30, 2003 8:34 pm

eurobillsandcoins wrote:Bush should be tried in the war crimes court............ :twisted:
Since you work in a bank, do you know if your bank allows its customers to have accounts in currencies other than euros, such as US dollars.

If so, I think you should start a movement within the bank to require that all accounts be in euros only. In the US, no bank will support an account in a currency other than US dollars. THe EU banks should do the same. By having a policy of forbidding accounts in US dollars, the bank can play a part in supporting the euro and hurting the dollar and the policies of the US regime.

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Post by Olivier » Sun Mar 30, 2003 8:47 pm

John S wrote:One must do it economically. That is by not purchasing Amercan assests and selling off all US treasories and US dollars. A 20 % sell off in central bank dollar holdings would cause a tumble in the US economy. It would bankrupt the US and incapacitate its ability to make war. A damaged American economy would force the over through of the Bush regime. But, it is not only Bush who must be tried, it is those in his inner circle as well.
More simple... do like Belgium. If Sharon, Bush father or Powell put a foot on the belgium soil, they can be arrested and judged for the crimes of Sabrah & Chatila (for Sharon) or for the war crimes of the Gulf War I (for the Bush clan)...

The economical sanctions will soon occur. Saudi Arabia and the other oil emirates already plan to create their own common currency (like the euro). The dollar won't stay as strong at is if the USA continue to buy products with a dollar over evaluated...

The survey of the Saudi central bank:
http://www.sama-ksa.org/english/pressre ... eature.htm

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How real are the prospects of a Gulf monetary union? What would be the benefits for Saudi Arabia?

In fact the present exchange rate structure and uniform policies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries augur well for a Gulf Monetary Union (GMU). With the recent agreement by the GCC central banks to use the dollar as the anchor currency, the prospects of a monetary union with a single currency appear quite encouraging. The 22nd summit of the GCC ratified establishing a GCC customs union by January 2003 and the use of the US dollar as a common denominator, criteria for economic convergence by 2005 and a single currency by 2010. The proposed GMU is expected to promote intra-regional trade and enhance efficiency of the financial sector in the GCC through policy / market integration, elimination of currency risk and business cost effectiveness. At the macro level, pursuit of a strict discipline in economic policy formulation and implementation should enhance market perception of the GCC economic block and its risk profile. In the grand scheme of things, the potential benefits and gains accrue to all participants.

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Post by Gauss » Mon Mar 31, 2003 12:45 am

eurobillsandcoins wrote:Bush should be tried in the war crimes court............
Shouldn't be necessary to mention but:
The war crimes court has jurisdiction only over citizens of the country that ratified the pertaining treaty. The USA did not ratify this treaty.

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Post by Olivier » Mon Mar 31, 2003 2:28 am

Gauss wrote:
eurobillsandcoins wrote:Bush should be tried in the war crimes court............
Shouldn't be necessary to mention but:
The war crimes court has jurisdiction only over citizens of the country that ratified the pertaining treaty. The USA did not ratify this treaty.
Which is a scandal when we know it's Bill Clinton who launched this project...

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Post by Donald » Mon Mar 31, 2003 8:13 pm

The Nuremberg Trials reveal that it is possible to try crooks whose country hasn't ratified any pertaining treaties.

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Post by Gauss » Mon Mar 31, 2003 10:51 pm

Donald wrote:The Nuremberg Trials reveal that it is possible to try crooks whose country hasn't ratified any pertaining treaties.
This argument doesn't apply. Firstly, when the Nuremberg Trials began, the UN were just about to be founded and their Charta (which serves now as sort of a constitution for international law) was not yet established. In fact, during the Trials there was no treaty or otherwise international law that prohibited attacking a foreign country. Only the Geneva Convention could have been used but the four charges were preparing a military attack, conducting a military attack, violation of the Geneva Convention and crime against humanity (holocoust, concentration camps...)
Secondly, the chief prosecutor stated at the beginning of the Trials "We may never forget that the same standards that we apply now to the defendants will be applied to us by History tomorrow." and admitted afterwards that he doubted the sentences were legally justified and that the applied standards were not fully appropriate. [Don't tell this anyone!!! Political correctness requires to state that the Nuremberg Trials were fair and that everyone got what he deserved.]
Thirdly, the Trials ended with 12 capital punishments. The question of capital punishment is nowadays a fundamental difference between Europe and the USA.

The Nuremberg Trials were fair and that everyone got what he deserved.

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Post by Donald » Tue Apr 01, 2003 7:16 pm

You explained it much better than I could. Before the Nuremberg Trials, there was no international court and preparing a military attack was no acknowledged offense. Nonetheless it worked. Now we have an international court and starting a military attack is a widely acknowledged offense. Now we also have the UN, which have mostly been created by the USA, which means that they have good reason to accept any accuses coming from the UN. So it is now much easier to try Bush.
As you quoted the chief prosecutor: "We may never forget that the same standards that we apply now to the defendants will be applied to us by history tomorrow"

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Post by Skylimit » Thu Apr 03, 2003 7:10 pm

Olivier wrote: More simple... do like Belgium. If Sharon, Bush father or Powell put a foot on the belgium soil, they can be arrested and judged for the crimes of Sabrah & Chatila (for Sharon) or for the war crimes of the Gulf War I (for the Bush clan)...
Genocide law has been abolished yesterday
(or modified is the official word - only Belgian citizins are candidates now ... so, how many war criminals does Belgium have ... right, none ...
End of this progressive law. Amazing what a bit of pressure from Powell AND Israël can do ... I also think the ecologists will be dumped after the elections - so say bye bye to the progressive Belgian foreign policy]
Time is on our side ...

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Post by Olivier » Thu Apr 03, 2003 7:14 pm

Skylimit wrote: Genocide law has been abolished yesterday
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Post by Gauss » Sun Apr 06, 2003 1:25 am

Donald wrote:As you quoted the chief prosecutor: "We may never forget that the same standards that we apply now to the defendants will be applied to us by history tomorrow"
Did you read the second part of my sentence which started like this? I hinted that the Nuremberg Trials were not as legal as history sees them now.
Donald wrote:So it is now much easier to try Bush.
The USA seem to tend towards unilateralism which implies that they would not accept anyone's accuses, in particular not from the UN. You see their fight against the war crime court because of the outspoken concern that US soldiers might be tried in this court which is deemed inacceptable.

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