RiDickculous Dickish Brinkmanship !


September 8, 2013

Hi everysoul !

I could not resist the urge to offer you once again some useful perspectives on the current world situation and especially on the raving mad desire by the US hegemonic imperialists to crush the Syrian Army – which is their obvious goal, and forget about any alleged "limited strikes", which is yet another outright lie and deception!

So here it goes...

Despite the complete absence of any shred of a proof (see Congressman Grayson's letter in the New York Times below) that the Syrian government is responsible for the ignominious chemical attacks against innocent civilians, and despite more than ample evidence that it is the islamist terrorists (or so-called 'rebels' – if you are routing for them – who have killed nearly 40,000 Syrian soldiers in the past 2 years and laid waste to vast swaths of syrian cities) who have done this to give to the US Military a pretext to intervene with the full might of their Tomahawk arsenal to help tip the balance of this unending 'civil' war in their favor, Uncle Sam is going full throttle in its propaganda effort, with the full support of the presstitutes of the corporate US media, to try to persuade the Congress and the US population that throwing their lethal weight behind Al-Qaeda militiamen – and killing thousands of civilians and triggering the explosion of the Middle East powder keg – is the right thing to do.

Luckily, the American public knows better this time – and thus Obama is faced with a VERY hard sell Tuesday evening when he'll try to assuage the public's fear that yet another war, another bottomless pit for the US taxpayers dollars to feed the insatiable industrial/military cartel that runs, and ruins, this country, is what the flagging US economy needs to avoid bankrupcy. The truth of the matter is that he might be right, for as it's explained in this video, the real aim of this administration, like the previous one, in its international warmaking and meddling, is to protect the status of the US dollar as the sole currency used in oil transactions. Iran which now demands to be paid in gold bullions for the oil it sells (because of the international sanctions – see HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE) is threatening the hegemony of the US dollars as the world reserve currency, as did Saddam Hussein, which is the only thing preventing the collapse of the hyper-leveraged US economy and the demise of its controlling cabal. Because the US cannot attack directly Iran which avoids any move that would give the US an excuse to attack, the current strategy, initiated in 2007, is to draw Iran into a direct confrontation with the US and Israel through attacking its ally, Syria. If it happens, this will set in motion a chain of events that, in all likelihood, could ultimately lead to the military involvement of Russia and China, and thus to World War 3. Yet, of course, there is much more to this than mere economic considerations.

As Jon Stewart so graphically put in his September 3 Daily Show, the US is caught in a struggle of national egos of its own making through warning Syria about an arbitrary "Red Line" that once crossed would bring military punitive actions against it, a dumb and yet cunningly planned move that set the stage for the current crisis. Now that the mighty US superpower has promised to act militarily to directly confront the Assad regime if it used chemical weapons (which would have been utterly stupid and foolish of them to do), it is caught in a serious trap. If Obama doesn't act, his dickish threat will be shown to be nothing but a bluff, and future threats won't be taken seriously. This is the typical behaviour of a seventh-grade bully trying to assert or maintain its dominance. And it's ridickulous... More than that, this stupid brinkmanship threatens to precipitate the world into a global conflagration that will tear asunder this planet and eradicate any hope of overcoming the terrible odds we have all co-created through our selfish disregard for the balance of Life on Earth.

At a moment when we know* that continuing to add more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, mainly through burning fossil fuels, is going to unleash civilization-shattering consequences, is this really what the world needs?

At a moment when we know** that with an unchecked increase of carbon dioxide, the acidification of the oceans will inevitably lead to a mass marine extinction event, is this really what the world needs?

At a moment when we know*** that at least 50% of the world population must live on less than $2.50 a day, meaning that one billion children live in abject poverty, with climate change causing daily ever more poverty and hunger, is this really what the world needs?

I doubt it.

No wonder that Pope Francis had called for a Prayer Vigil for Peace this Saturday evening...

"This evening, I ask the Lord that we Christians, and our brothers and sisters of other religions, and every man and woman of good will, cry out forcefully: violence and war are never the way to peace! Let everyone be moved to look into the depths of his or her conscience and listen to that word which says: Leave behind the self-interest that hardens your heart, overcome the indifference that makes your heart insensitive towards others, conquer your deadly reasoning, and open yourself to dialogue and reconciliation. Look upon your brother’s sorrow and do not add to it, stay your hand, rebuild the harmony that has been shattered; and all this achieved not by conflict but by encounter!"

– Taken from the Homily of Pope Francis

Now, we can reasonably hope that Congress will say NO to this ploy and deny Obama any figleaf legal cover to go after Assad. But it is not assured yet because as we all know most politicians can be manipulated, blackmailed, bought and/or somehow forced to comply as is undoubtedly already happening. So if you have any way to make your voice heard, through calling your elected representative as suggested by congressman Grayson (more below on his great initiative), staging a demonstration as many are doing (http://www.answercoalition.org/) or simply sharing this email with all your list of contacts (preferably with a word of introduction to explain why you feel it is important to urgently review this material), this might help tip the balance towards peace.

But of course, averting the overt involvement of the US military in this conflict won't solve the so-called 'civil' war in Syria nor prevent the Cabal from staging more ploys to further their aim of world domination. Let us hope however that this whole episode, if successfully averted, with have opened the eyes of the population once and for all as to the manipulations everyone is being subjected to by their 'elected' governements and through the mainstream propaganda media spreading their lies and thus being complicit in their crimes of mass deception and mass murder.

Let us also ceaselessly work to cocreate the kind of globally peaceful, environmentally balanced, socially just and spiritually enlightened future we all came here to co-manifest.

Jean Hudon
Earth Rainbow Network Coordinator
http://www.earthrainbownetwork.com/

* Gigatons of carbon dioxide added to the atmosphere between 2000 and 2001: 321 – Maximum additional gigatons we can release between now and 2050 and still have a 80 percent chance of limiting global temperture increase to 2 degrees Celsius: 565. Gigatons we would release by burning the world's remaining proven fossil fuel reserves: 2,795 (according to the Carbon Tracker Initiative) – And this excludes the consequences from the gigatons of methane being released because of the increasing global temperature... Check also Global Warming's Terrifying New Math - Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe - and that make clear who the real enemy is...

** Read Ocean acidity increasing at unprecedented rate not seen in last 300 million years and watch The Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification with actress Sigourney Weaver doing the narration and you'll understand the magnitude of this threat.

*** See World Poverty Statistics and 2013 World Hunger and Poverty Facts and Statistics and Global warming causes 300,000 deaths a year, says Kofi Annan thinktank and Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?




Note from Jean: I recommend you listen first to what Congressman Grayson said in this TV interview...

Grayson tells White House: Don't Attack Syria
http://youtu.be/DvY8b4qZabY

Then read the following... and if you are an American, MAKE SURE you also go at http://dontattacksyria.com/call-congress-now-dont-attack-syria to find out how to call your Member of Congress and ask him/her to vote NO on ANY legislation authorizing a U.S. attack on Syria. He wrote that right now, calls to Congress are running 100:1 against intervention – but the NO must be even louder!!

From: "Team Grayson" (alangrayson@GraysonForCongress.com)
Subject: Grayson in the NY Times on Syria Intel: “Trust, But Verify”
Date: Saturday, 07 Sep 2013

On Syria, "Trust, but Verify"

This op-ed written by Congressman Alan Grayson appeared in The New York Times today. Read it, share it with your friends and family, and join more than 75,000 others who oppose U.S. military intervention in Syria by signing on at DontAttackSyria.com.

WASHINGTON - THE documentary record regarding an attack on Syria consists of just two papers: a four-page unclassified summary and a 12-page classified summary. The first enumerates only the evidence in favor of an attack. I'm not allowed to tell you what's in the classified summary, but you can draw your own conclusion.

On Thursday I asked the House Intelligence Committee staff whether there was any other documentation available, classified or unclassified. Their answer was "no."

The Syria chemical weapons summaries are based on several hundred underlying elements of intelligence information. The unclassified summary cites intercepted telephone calls, "social media" postings and the like, but not one of these is actually quoted or attached - not even clips from YouTube. (As to whether the classified summary is the same, I couldn't possibly comment, but again, draw your own conclusion.)

Over the last week the administration has run a full-court press on Capitol Hill, lobbying members from both parties in both houses to vote in support of its plan to attack Syria. And yet we members are supposed to accept, without question, that the proponents of a strike on Syria have accurately depicted the underlying evidence, even though the proponents refuse to show any of it to us or to the American public.

In fact, even gaining access to just the classified summary involves a series of unreasonably high hurdles.

We have to descend into the bowels of the Capitol Visitors Center, to a room four levels underground. Per the instructions of the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, note-taking is not allowed.

Once we leave, we are not permitted to discuss the classified summary with the public, the media, our constituents or even other members. Nor are we allowed to do anything to verify the validity of the information that has been provided.

And this is just the classified summary. It is my understanding that the House Intelligence Committee made a formal request for the underlying intelligence reports several days ago. I haven't heard an answer yet. And frankly, I don't expect one.

Compare this lack of transparency with the administration's treatment of the Benghazi attack. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, to her credit, made every single relevant classified e-mail, cable and intelligence report available to every member of Congress. (I know this, because I read them all.) Secretary Clinton had nothing to hide.

Her successor, John Kerry, has said repeatedly that this administration isn't trying to manipulate the intelligence reports the way that the Bush administration did to rationalize its invasion of Iraq.

But by refusing to disclose the underlying data even to members of Congress, the administration is making it impossible for anyone to judge, independently, whether that statement is correct. Perhaps the edict of an earlier administration applies: "Trust, but verify."

The danger of the administration's approach was illustrated by a widely read report last week in The Daily Caller, which claimed that the Obama administration had selectively used intelligence to justify military strikes in Syria, with one report "doctored so that it leads a reader to just the opposite conclusion reached by the original report."

The allegedly doctored report attributes the attack to the Syrian general staff. But according to The Daily Caller, "it was clear that 'the Syrian general staff were out of their minds with panic that an unauthorized strike had been launched by the 155th Brigade in express defiance of their instructions.'"

I don't know who is right, the administration or The Daily Caller. But for me to make the correct decision on whether to allow an attack, I need to know. And so does the American public.

We have reached the point where the classified information system prevents even trusted members of Congress, who have security clearances, from learning essential facts, and then inhibits them from discussing and debating what they do know. And this extends to matters of war and peace, money and blood. The "security state" is drowning in its own phlegm.

My position is simple: if the administration wants me to vote for war, on this occasion or on any other, then I need to know all the facts. And I'm not the only one who feels that way.

Alan Grayson, a Democratic representative from Florida, is a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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To follow on which side each member of the Congress leans regarding this critical upcoming vote, go at http://data.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/congress-syria-positions
HuffPost, using data compiled by ThinkProgress, keeps track of each member's position until votes are taken.




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Rep. Alan Grayson on Syria: Congress Should Reject "Warmongering" and Focus on Problems at Home
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Jesse Ventura gets clear video proof of the existence of underground cities in the Us, Ozark Mountains. Irrefutable film footage that these cities exist for the select few.
Marine Colonel Speaks Out: "We're building a domestic army"




There was a prayer and meditation for Syria this Saturday at 12:00 pm PST organized by the Shift Network. "May this prayer heal our wounds of separation and pain. And may this meditation create a foundation of inner peace that impacts everyone around the world experiencing war. Peace to you all and may the blessings we were born with unify to create a force of good in the world."

A Call for Prayer for Syria
http://theshiftnetwork.com/PrayerForSyria
The violence in Syria is heartbreaking as women, children and elderly alike are dying and over 2 million people are now refugees. It is time for people around the world to stand together and appeal to the leaders of all factions to seek nonviolent solutions. His Holiness Pope Francis announced he would lead a worldwide day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria on Sept. 7. In solidarity with His Holiness, people of all spiritual traditions are invited to join in a Prayer for Syria. Your heartfelt participation, together with people around the world, will help create a unified call for peace, leveraging our collective spiritual power. CLIP - Much more at the URL above...


Finally, if you wish to add Love and Light in this world, join this Sunday to...

Meditation Focus Series - Week # 36: Healing and Ascending

featuring this recommended video...

Love penetrates all obstacles


"As we approach the threshold point beyond which our entire sphere of existence will jump into the fourth dimensional reality, a very unique alchemical process is taking place around the globe within the physical/spiritual/etheric matrix of all those who are at the cutting edge of Life's evolutionary progress. Together with all those who contribute to the spiritual awakening of humanity, we are acting as the a trigger mechanism within the overall consciousness of our species, and as part of the entire Gaian being comprising all that lives on Earth. As the pioneering Awakeners, the spiritual consciousness ‘leaven’ in the ‘bread’ of humanity's emerging Oneness Consciousness, we have a most unique, vital and irreplaceable role to play to ensure this coming awakening jump point in our collective evolutionary path is successfully crossed—the success being defined as enabling the largest possible segment of humanity to consciously choose to participate in the coming species and planet-wide transition into a higher frequency of existence. We are literally the Key to the future for all those souls who are to follow our lead onto the Golden Path of Light that we are now marking out."

– Taken from We are the Golden Key to the Future


For the remaining weekly meditation themes for 2013, go at
http://www.earthrainbownetwork.com/FocusArchives/2013WeeklySeries.htm

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