Subversion

sub·ver·sion

noun əb-ˈvər-zhən, -shən

Definition of SUBVERSION

1:  the act of subverting :  the state of being subverted; especially :  a systematic attempt to overthrow or undermine a government or political system by persons working secretly from within

2 obsolete :  a cause of overthrow or destruction

sub·ver·sion·ary adjective

sub·ver·sive adjective or noun

sub·ver·sive·ly adverb

sub·ver·sive·ness noun

Yuriy Bezmenov was a KGB public relations officer stationed in India, leading the Soviet "Research and Counter-Propaganda Group" at the embassy in New Delhi in 1970 when he apparently decided he had had enough.

“In February 1970, Bezmenov clothed himself in hippie attire, replete with a beard and wig, and joined a tour group; by this means, he escaped to Athens, Greece. After contacting the American embassy and undergoing extensive interviews with United States intelligence, Bezmenov was granted asylum in Canada.”

A few years ago I stumbled across an interesting presentation from this ex-spook Russian defector, as well as an interview on the same topics with G. Edward Griffin.

I would highly encourage everyone to watch the entirety of each video, but for those wanting to get the gist without spending 2+ hours, below are shortened excerpts from each:

Some others have written on this very topic:

How to Brainwash A Nation: A Politically Incorrect Guide To Dictatorship

From Russia with No Love

A partial “sampler” text of the Griffin interview is here. A better place to read more about his thoughts is here – a pamphlet called ‘Love Letter to America’:

“The main principle of ideological subversion is TURNING A STRONGER FORCE AGAINST ITSELF. Just like in the Japanese martial arts: you do not stop the blow of a heavier more powerful enemy with an equally forceful blow. You may simply hurt your hand. Instead you catch the striking fist with your hand and PULL the enemy in the direction of his blow until he crashes into a wall or any other heavy object in his way.”

The author makes an interesting case that the vast majority of Soviet intelligence effort went toward the ‘Active Measures’ that the state security had implemented to slowly, over decades, socially engineer and manipulate its Western adversaries to becoming ‘ripe for revolution’. The process is nicely outlined in both his talks above, and illustrated in the booklet.

There is a possibility that Mr. Bezmenov himself was a representative of the very efforts he is describing, planted in the West to try to confuse the imperialist enemy and plant seeds of doubt and division. His defection tale might have been a cover story to lend credibility, and to assist his infiltration. But the simpler explanation that he was a thinking man who did not want to participate further in these processes rings truer to me. Regardless, the process he described in the mid 1980’s is one that seems to have come rather close to its fruition. Whether this truly was in part due to the influence of outside factors (ie. Soviet central intelligence and its successor organizations), or whether it seemed to their advantage to claim it was so makes little difference in terms of the difficult-to-dispute outcome.

As the author himself states, these are the basic building blocks of defeating one’s enemy, and have been around for thousands of years:

“500 years before Christ, the Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu formulated the principle of subversion this way:

    1. Cover with ridicule all of the valid traditions in your opponent's country.

    2. Implicate their leaders in criminal affairs and turn them over to the scorn of their populace at the right time;

    3. Disrupt the work of their government by every means;

    4. Do not shun the aid of the lowest and most despicable individuals of your enemy's country.

    5. Spread disunity and dispute among the citizens.

    6. Turn the young against the old.

    7. Be generous with promises and rewards to collaborators and accomplices."

What’s more, these are by no means the exclusive tools of oppressive, closed societies – they are standard tools of warcraft, which in turn is an extension/part of statecraft. If you look through the steps described, they are not all that dissimilar from the happenings along Northern Africa (Libya, Syria, Egypt, Tunesia), the Middle East (Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran 1953-1979 as well as 1979 itself, then more recently), Pakistan, Georgia, Chechnya, Ukraine (2004 AND 2014), restive Chinese provinces and likely a dozen more locales around the world. I wonder about Kashmir and Sri Lanka, Nigeria and a whole host of central African states.

Whether one calls it Communist subversionary tactics, or the ('spontaneous') rise of Wahabbism and militant Islam, radicalization in partly/wholly Muslim regions, 'democratic opposition' to a totalitarian regime, champions of ethnic autonomy or the rise of ultranationalist factions, the objective is the same -- to change societal attitudes and foment/artificially create revolutions through which the instigating/funding party can gain control.

The less successful recent instances of regime change can either be chalked up to insufficient preparation (not long enough a period of demoralization), or that the aim WAS extended periods of chaos, or that the instigating party was simply incompetent. Remember:

"One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship." -- George Orwell

While there was not really that much indication that Bezmenov’s warnings were taken systemically seriously by the US establishment (perhaps infiltration was already too deep?), it certainly seems like the template he described was ever more aggressively adopted by planners in the State Dept. and the various alphabet soup agencies. Eastern counterintelligence agencies and police forces certainly assumed this to be the case, always on the lookout for subversives spreading counterrevolutionary ideas, impure thoughts and decadent customs in the 'morally pure' Soviet republics and satellite vassal states. Whether true or not, they operated under the assumption that the West was engaging in exactly the same kind of cultural infiltration. Suspected subversives were almost without exception convicted, sentenced to lengthy prison terms or visits to scenic archipelagos near the Arctic. Or were simply never heard from again.

But returning to the specific aspect of social engineering, does anyone here remember this young lady:

Anna @ChapmanAnna

Snowden, will you marry me?!

10:36 AM - 3 Jul 2013

https://twitter.com/ChapmanAnna/status/352480982101798913

She was arrested in the US in 2010, and accused of being an unregistered agent of a foreign government. After brief court proceedings, she was sanctioned along with several colleagues. In lieu of punishment, she was sent back to Russia in exchange for American agents captured there. That spies are caught is not really the interesting part. It’s the aftermath – she was instantly granted the status of ‘minor/novelty celebrity of the year’. (Playboy 'article', Maxim Russia 'feature') She received top state honors from the Kremlin upon her return home (widely reported in Western media).

“She may have done unremarkable work back in the U.S. as a spy for Russia, but the woman the Russian media calls Agent 90-60-90 (for her measurements, in centimeters) is, somehow, everywhere. It’s been a little over a year since her return, a year of centerfolds, talk shows, and political rallies. The media, largely controlled by the authorities, still reports each of her many moves. Clearly the Kremlin has found her a useful hero.”  -- Bloomberg Businessweek

She is apparently running her own fashion line as of this year, much like many other celebutantes of her time:

“She is one of the most famous spies of post-Soviet Russia, but now Anna Chapman has a new career – as a clothes designer. Her range of dresses and handbags, under a label that will bear her name, was launched at a fashion show in Turkey earlier this month and will soon go on sale in Russia.” – The Guardian

Mind you, this is a known Russian agent, being celebrated and feted for being so, around the Western world. Being presented as a role-model/sexual icon. And this is normal, completely unremarkable to the vast majority of people – if they know about it at all. Kinda makes you wonder about the OTHER manufactured celebrity personalities gracing the front pages of tabloids and men’s magazine covers…

Perhaps all of this is a red herring, it does not mean that there really was/is substantial Russian intelligence activity within the US, as the prosecutor implied at the time:

“Assistant US Attorney Michael Farbiarz said the arrests were "the tip of the iceberg" of the workings of Russia's SVR.” -- BBC

BTW, loose ends were tied off, as the officer who exposed Anna was sentenced to 25 years for treason in Russia, and the US 'Justice' establishment backpedaled earlier statements on the 'depth of infiltration' and the significance of the work Anna and her group carried out in the US.

FBI: No, We Didn’t Say Russian Honeypot Tried to Sex U.S. Cabinet Official

But just for the sake of argument, let’s assume for the moment that she is, in fact, just a single example of MANY such agents/cells/networks. Where does the endgame lie?

Anna Chapman (and the surrounding affair) is just one representative and blatant example, I am sure you can think of more. On the topic of ‘useful idiots’ employed and/or exploited by larger forces, take a moment to consider the cases of Manning, Assange and Snowden as well. This is NOT to challenge the importance or even (necessarily) the veracity of the work they have done, or their intentions/integrity, or the factual content of their revelations. But shucks, wasn’t it just expeditious for any parties who might have had an interest in discrediting the West, who might want to plant seeds of rebellion against governments?

That this in turn engenders even MORE egregious retaliatory behavior, further trampling of rights and international aggression (overt or covert) by said Western governments is all for the good, too. Whether or not they instigated it, there HAD to have been moments of laughter-filled toasts..

Our original protagonist Bezmenov made no bones about his claim: the aim of Soviet (and presumably later Russian) foreign intelligence efforts was to infiltrate, influence and control the thought-leaders, the policy-makers, the intellectuals, the educators, the communicators of target enemy societies. The community organizers, the movie producers, the film/TV stars, the political party operators, the prominent college professors. Not necessarily to apply direct influence to US and Western tactical policies, or to steal military/industrial/commercial secrets (though of course those are all nice bonuses) – but to gradually, and over a long period of time wear away at the fabric of these societies by degrading and corrupting values, morals, social cohesion. Reshape education to change the world-view and value set of entire generations of Western kids.

Did they really make such great inroads on this policy (if it truly was implemented)? Or did the ‘decadent West’ inflict this upon itself through the profit-oriented models of culture, education, childrearing? Was the removal of personal responsibility and community engagement (to be replaced by the ever-present hand of the nanny state) truly the result of foreign meddling, or merely the outcome of the ‘natural’ progression all central states seeking more and more power and centralization?

The fact that these processes, its participants, and its intended outcome were described in such detail decades ago would suggest the former, or at least the influence thereof. Are the ‘owners’ of Western societies oblivious to these factors? Are they actively helping/abetting them in the perception that it helps THEM increase/consolidate their power? Do they imagine that THEY (and not these alleged Communist forces) would gain the upper hand (and establish total authoritarian control) in the societal breakdown and upheaval that will eventually ensue? Do they imagine that the resulting learned helplessness and degraded capacity for independence, self-sustenance and critical thought makes for better serfs? Or is it all really being orchestrated by the same select group of über-elites in control of BOTH/ALL sides of the global power struggle?

Whatever the case, it would suggest that the recommended course of action would be to seek communities (or countries) that are more resistant to the increasingly ever-present effects of this subversion. These effects are global and escaping them altogether  is increasingly impossible – but the presence of countering values in community at the local/regional level might help. Being more involved in the education of one’s kids (homeschooling, if possible), taking ‘active measures’ of one’s own by supporting church and community organizations might help. But it seems to me that the accumulated critical mass and decades-long headstart of the opposing side makes it a very steep uphill battle.

The other consideration is time. If we take at face value that ‘Eastern’ intelligence has been actively working at this task from the outset (i.e. since WWII), their projection as to how long subversion would take certainly underestimated the time required. Apparently, the desired atomization of society and ‘depraved decadence’ is not in itself enough to achieve the (presumably) desired collapse. Nevertheless, the ongoing economic, monetary and geopolitical pressures in combination with the insidious and omnipresent social disruption together may finally have their effect. When? Sooner than we would like, but longer than one can hold their breath. Or stay solvent. Or, for some, than one can stay alive.

If we choose to assume that the model is (whether real/intentional or not) accurate in describing the progression of societal change, where might we be NOW in the process? Was the subprime collapse and onset of the Great Recession THE Crisis, and BHO the resulting Savior offered to the masses? Or is it merely another stage in the Destabilization process? My bet is on the latter, 2008 was just the dress rehearsal – if for no other reason than that the system is obviously still creaking along.

Does anyone else see any analogies to current/recent events, especially in the boxes pertaining to the last two stages of destabilization?

Incidentally, here is an update on Bezmenov’s former employer (and KGB front company) Novosty Press Agency:

“On 9 December 2013 President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the liquidation of RIA Novosti and merging it with the international radio service Voice of Russia to create International Information Agency Russia Today.[2] Dmitry Konstantinovich Kiselev, a former anchorman of the Channel One Russia is appointed as the president of the new information agency. It is unclear at the moment whether the new agency will include the TV network Russia Today.[3][13] According to her interview, the editor-in-chief of the TV network Russia Today, Margarita Simonyan was completely unaware about the reorganization of the information agency and got the information from listening competitor radio station Kommersant-FM.” -- Wiki

According to Russia Today (RT) television network, the identical name is merely a coincidence, and the two organizations will not have anything to do with each other. If anyone is interested, they may also have prime riverside real estate in Brooklyn for sale which features not only spectacular views, but an available opportunity for installing a government-enforced steady toll revenue stream as well…

wink

“The main purpose of the new body will be to “to provide information on Russian state policy and Russian life and society for audiences abroad,” according to a decree On Measures to Raise Efficiency in the Work of State Mass Media Outlets, that Putin signed on Monday. […]

The direct translation of Rossiya Segodnya is Russia Today. However, the newly created agency will not be in any way related to RT television channel, which was known as Russia Today before its rebranding in 2009.” -- RT

On the ‘About us page’ you can find that “RT is an autonomous non-profit organization.” Then if you should wander onto the page about its structure, coverage, offices and resources, you will see why I am a bit skeptical.

It is not a very productive to project boogeymen and world-spanning, mind-controlling conspiracies at every turn. But it behooves informed, free-thinking denizens of the globe to recognize and be able to identify efforts aimed at mis/disinforming and confusing them. As I may have mentioned before, the enemy of your enemy is most often only temporarily your friend. When the path to dominance over Western powers leads through the disintegration of civil society and demoralization of its population, even that does not hold true. Then again, all of this cuts both ways -- when the West is doing the exact same thing to 'THEM', is it any wonder that when recognized, such subversion leads to deep and intractable hatred toward the perpetrating party?

Subversion - it's not just for Stalinist dictatorships anymore.

So the simple conclusions that all this lead to are much the same as before. Critical thinking is required when consuming ANY kind of media, especially MSM. Unless credibly proven to the contrary, assume any and every news source to be propaganda from one (or more) side(s).

And of course, keep stacking. Don’t forget that reliable, credible sources of information are also at the moment undervalued, and becoming increasingly difficult to come by. They should also be stacked, along with a network of trusted associates who can be relied on for news or verification.

Bibliography/further reading:

Alternative news sites and documentaries recommended by Turdites

A blog that spends a lot of time examining Soviet/Russian propaganda and related matters, including several pieces on documenting references/evidence about Yuriy Bezmenov (part 1, part 2).

Yuriy Bezmenov/Tomas Schuman’s other book (PDF via Google): World Thought Police

Collection of Bezmenov’s works on archive.org

Further reading on Communist disinformation campaigns/strategy

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stackaloha's picture

first

first!

Another great article JY, I am listening to the long videos of Yuri now. It seems to me that all the main factions of leftism. from communism to feminism use these tactics against our former constitutional republic. Also seems that the majority of the "consumers" residing in USA use these type of subversion strategies to continually foster division and self-doubt among the masses of easily led sheeple. I see it all the time. thanks

William James's picture

I second this essay.

We are rapidly moving toward collectivism. I had dinner with a doctor from Russia who said that under communism they could not purchase the basics, toilet paper, food. Everything was rationed, health care included. And everything is corrupt. CT scans in the radiology department had a waiting list. The top of the list belonged to the department head to distribute in return for favors from his suppliers or elite party members. He had three slots reserved for his private use and essentially sold them for his own advantage. Next the executive secretary claimed three slots, for the same purpose. And everywhere it was the same, Bribes, favors, pull are the determinates of who gets a product or service. Medicine was always in short supply. Double sets of books were kept. Doctors did not get paid for six months at a time. Everyone wanted to escape, but it was dangerous to talk about it. Dissidents were punished. The doctor told me that the same things is happening here, and that it is frightening. I asked if he would write about his experiences and he replied that no one listens. There is a policy at the hospital that no one is allowed to talk about politics because it is disruptive. It seems these things are happening at every level, as hospitals, universities, internet sites, broadcasters are under attack and punished for any kind of dissidence, while other groups are now openly blessed with favors, and laws are arbitrarily enforced or ignored. The new normal follows the politics of power as individual rights are dissolved.

Mr. Fix's picture

Great topic!

There is so much subversion at so many levels, it's like peeling an onion, until you find that the entire core is rotten.

I'm still trying to figure out if anyone is aligned with anyone else, or if all of these psychotic leaders we have are running their own “game”, or if some or all of them are answering to the same (or different) puppet masters.

I think you nailed the topic that interests me the most.

Thank you JY

flyinkel's picture

Classic

Is this the subversive posting a post on subversion?  Isn't this the other guy that adores the Ukrainian backed coup?

So everything that is happening to the US should be blamed on Russia?  How convenient that we focus purely on Russia as the enemy; gives us someone to hate.  It's the US "Get out of jail free card".  It's all the other guys fault.

How about we own our own actions and responses?  How about much of what we are doing, is what we are doing to ourselves, allowing greedy US/Western conglomerate bastards to walk all over us like puppies in a mill?

You're bright JY896, I'll give you that.  I do believe the US is being manipulated by both Russia and China, but it is with the consent of our elite, otherwise it never would have happened.  It is to end personal liberty and freedom as we know it (the gift of the elite to the masses).  But do we, the masses take the gift?

sierra skier's picture

Cool, an Evening Read

Taking the energy and using it to advantage is great tactics.

Marcus's picture

suspicions

Never mind the MSM, foreign agents and my own government, there are times when I suspect even myself.

Green Lantern's picture

RT is most definitely the

RT is most definitely the mouthpiece of the Russian government.  Does that mean everything they write is false?  No.   Sometimes it's useful.  Of course, me saying so doesn't it make it so and without me taking the time to defend the statement it's just that a statement.

Another  question mark hat has been brought up here before as well as on other blogs about Zerohedge an official dis/misinformation agent of the Russian Government.?  I'll stay on the fence.  Again, an accusation or postulate doesn't make it so and in a twitter world few people take the time to do a well thought out piece on their postulates.

But I have always taken Zerohedge articles piece by piece.  Often it brings news that isn't fit for print in the MSM which automatically gets eaten up by a select demographic.

The timing of it's birth is curious to me as well as the rise of the metals media.   Many of you had focus on commodities and metals a long time before the birth of the media.  Was it a natural birth or was some of it manufactured for the purposes of pump and dump?   Giving rise to other legitimate metals sites?

A recent article by Zerohedge gives me some pause for thought.

Where the World's Unsold Cars Go To Die | Zero Hedge

In the past several years, one of the topics covered in detail on these pages has been the surge in such gimmicks designed to disguise lack of demand and end customer sales, used extensively by US automotive manufacturers.....http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-05-16/where-worlds-unsold-cars-go-die

Why you ask?  Here is why...

The story is a rerun and has been played before.  No attributions to the pictures, from the original story but picked up from a blog of one Victor Lewis.  Who he?  No dates and the way it's written could be interpreted as it is late breaking news and more evidence that a collapse is inevitable if that's the story they want put into the media.   Of course, who is the target?  Us who already believe that things are not what they tell us.  Or maybe it's just to fill some space.

http://www.businessinsider.com/unsold-cars-around-the-world-2009-2

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-07-31/american-automobile-glut-unsold-cars-are-piling-up

There are dozens of such examples.  Misinformation/disinformation or simply just trying to fill space with juicy articles?   Am I to believe that every year, old cars are just allowed to sit and then they go looking for more empty space to put more cars on.  Why not just demolish them and recycle the materials.  Especially the palladium? Write off the cost of labor and other production cost.  But why not reuse materials? Somebody is paying for the cost of the parking lot.   No way to know the validity of any of the articles

flyinkel's picture

Important article from the Russians over at Zerohedge

http://www.zerohedge.com/contributed/2014-05-16/spying-meant-crush-citizens%E2%80%99-dissent-not-catch-terrorists

For the record, this article is 100% correct from what I have seen.  I am not a Russian.  I am not a Russian sympathizer.  I do not work for Russians.  But I have seen far more of the entity discussed in the articles than I ever would have wished on anyone. 

I believe in the Constitution,  I believe in liberties.  I believe in freedoms.  I believe the governmental control apparatus has gotten completely out of hand.

flyinkel's picture

These guys are probably Russian too

Because they think war costs too much money and kills too many of our troops.

http://demonocracy.info/infographics/usa/cost_of_war/cost_of_war.html

Good graphics, please be sure you scroll all the way to the bottom to get the "propaganda".

DeaconBenjamin's picture

UN warns of 'alarming deterioration' of rights in east Ukraine

AFP Photo

The United Nations warned Friday of an "alarming deterioration" of human rights in eastern Ukraine, where the army is battling an insurgency by pro-Russian separatists.
      
In a new report, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay also voiced deep concern about "serious problems" of harassment and intimidation facing the Tatar community in Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March in the face of international outrage.
      
The report catalogues a litany of "targeted killings, torture and beatings, abductions, intimidation and some cases of sexual harassment" which it said was carried out by anti-government groups in the east of Ukraine.

"The complete lack of objectivity, blatant discrepancies and double standards leave no doubts that (the report's) authors were performing a political put-up job aimed at clearing the name of the self-declared authorities in Kiev," the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement.

Kiev's interim leaders are waging a military offensive against pro-Moscow separatists who took up arms against the central government after the ouster of the Kremlin-backed president in February.
      
Fighting rages almost every night, particularly around the rebel flashpoint of Slavyansk, and dozens of people have been killed since Kiev launched what it called its "anti-terrorist operation" in mid-April.
      
In the east, the report said there has been a "worrying" rise in abductions and unlawful detention of journalists, activists, local politicians, representatives of international organisations and members of the military.
      
And it highlighted its concerns about the deteriorating climate for the media operating in the east, where rebels have proclaimed independence in two regions following weekend referendums branded illegal by Kiev and the West.
      
In Crimea, the report said the annexation of the Black Sea peninsula by Russia in March following a similar independence vote was creating difficulties for many residents, particularly the ethnic Tatar community.
      
It listed cases of physical harassment and intimidation, restrictions on media and fears of religious persecution among practising Muslims in Crimea.

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/un-warns-of-alarming-deterioration-of-rights-in-east-ukraine.aspx?pageID=238&nID=66552&NewsCatID=359

I Run Bartertown's picture

Outstanding Piece JY896!

It's all there for the seeing. I would take it a step further and say that you could trace a straight line from the Soviet Cold War subversion of the West back through Marx and the Frankfurt School, to the French Revolution and the Marquis de Sade - The Father of modern Leftist thought. Not that he engineered it, but in the sense that he represents the base impulses within the target societies that are so critical to successful subversion.

I've read some things to the effect that a lot of what you write about has been internalized by Western Culture and that it is more a case of inertia driving it forward than active Russian involvement. In essence, that Putin is more interested in reconstituting a pre-Bolshevik Russia and that he considers the Bolshevik era a stain or aberration. And this mindset is reflected by more 'sphere of influence' behavior and less 'communism worldwide' behavior. Any thoughts on that?

silver66's picture

DeaconBenjamine--UN

Thanks for posting the article, particularly the picture of the UN meeting room. I would encourage you to look up the symbolism of the painting behind the seated members. I say that due to the ideas present in this article. Which by the way is beyond what I see my daughter get a 2nd yr university.

Words speak, voices speak and symbols speak to us. Being able to interpret them allows us to navigate and communicate better.

Not to beat a dead horse but again an outstanding article, in a string of may.

Silver66

stephanie's picture

Great piece, JY896, but be careful...

...you just might be accused of "constantly" blaming other "cultures" for our problems by people who might tend to see things in black and white and don't consider the possibility of multiple causal factors. 

BTW, here is an example of an organization founded and initially run by the KGB, which is still in existence as a United Nations "NGO" - the World Peace Council:

http://www.wpc-in.org

(This is written about in the Disinformation book I mention in my recent post.)

Go read their about page, and also their list of members and friends. They have their fingers in a lot of pies. 

John Galt's picture

@ Silver66 re: UN mural symbolism

That mural at the UN was crated by Norwegian artist Per Krogh, and is said to be of a rising Phoenix. The Phoenix is said to be symbolic of the world arising and rebuilding itself from the ashes of WWII.

On the surface this may be true, but there is a deeper message at play too. The Phoenix is one of the oldest occult symbols in the world - especially to Illuminati - because it is symbolic of the rising Sun. The rising Sun represents new light of illumination coming into the world, in the dawn of a New (World) Order.

The rising Sun symbol is very pervasive now. It was used as the centrepiece of Obama's campaign logo. 

Jordam Maxwell has talked about it extensively. The clip below is about as concise as I can find, and should provide a decent overview. The first minute is Alex Jones growling and barking...Maxwell starts at around the 1:00 mark.

More can be found online, but it will take a bit of sifting through hours of video. In some ways listening to Jordan Maxwell is like listening to Lindsay Williams - you get 2 hours of sermon from which you can glean may e 20 seconds worth of information.

Nevertheless, I'm putting it out there.

Nana's picture

Put Down the Matrix And Slowly Back Away

One very important lesson that I have learned this week is just because the states and feds made a different/new contract under the act of 1871, a different Constitution, it does NOT mean it effects YOU unless YOU agree to it.

Common law it still the highest law of the land for the people, it trumps any and all SCOTUS rulings too.

SCOTUS is the highest law of the GOVERNMENT, a government creation, for the government, of the government and by the government.

Put down the matrix and start learning YOUR God given unalienable rights.

http://unalienable.com/

Urban Roman's picture

Anna Chapman is cute, but

don't you think she's a little old for Ed?

Nana's picture

Subversion-Fraud-Corruption-Conspiracy

=VOID Ab Initio of a Contract.....

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2014/05/14/new-documents-show-irs-targeting-came-directly-from-washington-dc-n1838128

Judicial Watch Obtains New Documents Showing IRS Targeting Came Directly From Washington D.C.

DeaconBenjamin's picture

Martin Armstrong on Global Warming Fascism

I have mentioned before that I was at a political dinner at the National Press Club in Washington where Bill Clinton addressed the crowd. Someone doing the seating arrangement sat me and Richard Fox who was Chairman of Temple University at the time at a table with the HEADS of the environmental movements. They assumed we were from academia and spoke freely. They were bragging how their real agenda was to reduce population. Dick led them on and they boasted more insanity with each passing minute. Finally, Dick asked them: Whose grandchild are we trying to prevent from being born? Your’s or mine? Global Warming has been a justification for all sorts of taxation. Politicians are full of hot air and are only interested in taxes. As tax revenue has declined from  tobacco, they are now moving to tax electronic cigarettes. It is always about the money. They sold the income tax to get those rich bastards ONLY back in 1913. By 1935, well we needed payroll taxes to introduce Social Security and then World War II came. They always lie to sell you a poison pill.

Global Warming is another hidden agenda. The politicians are eager to climb on board not to save the world, but to raise taxes. The academics are driven by the money so they can sit in their rooms collect welfare checks for totally worthless nonsense.

Sure pollution is bad. We need to breathe etc. Moving to electric buses in cities is great. But the nonsense that man can change the weather cycles. They never heard of Ice Ages or explained how did the world warm up to end them without mankind?  They have changed their tone after the coldest winter in 35 years. First it was just a “pause” implying a cycle. Now they boldly state it is part of the global warming process to swing back and forth. They are now trying desperately to change the name of their cause to “Climate Change” because Global Warming implies only getting warmer.

They never heard of the White Earth affect nor did they ever account for the Year Without a Summer – 1816 that was set in motion by the 1815 eruption of the famous volcano Mount Tambora, in the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), which was the largest known eruption in over 1,300 years. That event hurled so much ash into the atmosphere it blocked much of the sun. That caused massive food shortages as crops failed. All the cars on the planet could drive for more than 500 years and not create such an event.

There is a huge difference from pollution that makes it an unpleasant place to live and something caused by man who in less than 100 years can alter the course of weather that has always been cyclical, not linear, for millions of years. It is the Establishment Academics that refuse to look at the business cycle and foster government control of society and manipulation to achieve political goals.

http://armstrongeconomics.com/2014/05/18/global-warming-fascist-movement-academic-welfare/

transplanted baby's picture

two comments

1. I have a Lithuanian friend who once told me Russia's ultimate goal was to  extend Russia from sea to sea, that means north to south and east to west.

2. For more on Communist propaganda in the US read Witness by Whittaker Chambers- W.F.Buckley referred to it as one of the most important, overlooked books of the 20th century.

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John Williams

As interviewed by Greg Hunter.

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Wow, JY

MODERATOR

That's some kind of expose. Well-written and informative. Thanks!

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Ideological Subversion of the Retail Investor

Very informative - thank you.

For folks who also find this topic of interest,  I recommend looking at the following link and checking out the 3 videos - although over 4 years old they are still relevant IMHO.

http://www.zerohedge.com/article/ideological-subversion-retail-investor-towards-monetary-enslavement

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United Nations Meditation room

Thanks, JY.

Silver 66 wrote re. DeaconBenjamins post..

""Thanks for posting the article, particularly the picture of the UN meeting room. I would encourage you to look up the symbolism of the painting behind the seated members. I say that due to the ideas present in this article. Which by the way is beyond what I see my daughter get a 2nd yr university.

Words speak, voices speak and symbols speak to us. Being able to interpret them allows us to navigate and communicate better.

Not to beat a dead horse but again an outstanding article, in a string of may."

Look at this symbolism..

In the early 1950s, Dag Hammarskjöld, second Secretary-General of the United Nations, was appalled by the small room provided for prayer and meditation in the New York UN Headquarters. He spearheaded a campaign, supported by the multifaith "Friends of the UN Meditation Room" group, to revamp the room.i

"Mr. Hammarskjöld personally planned and supervised in every detail the creation of the 'Meditation Room,'" which reopened in 1957.ii

Journalist Pauline Frederick tell us that Hammarskjöld "had a very close feeling about the spiritual. And he felt that it should be the center of the United Nations."iii What kind of spirituality did he have in mind?

(trapezoidal in shape) Pyramid without the capstone.

The United Nations Meditation Room is trapezoidal in shape which is a Luciferic attribute representing the base of the pyramid without the capstone.Source: The Occult Character of the United Nations by Alan Morrison.

The United Nations Meditation Room is trapezoidal in shape which is a Luciferic attribute representing...

main features of the Meditation Room are its trapezoidal shape, its lighting, and its decoration: a mural and a large block of iron. Texe Marrs explains the occult nature of these features:

Perhaps the best way to comprehend what the all-seeing eye represents is to examine the architecture of the Meditation Room of the United Nations Building in New York City. The Meditation Room is...shaped as a pyramid without the capstone. Inside, the room is dimly lit, but coming from the ceiling is a narrow but concentrated pinpoint beam of light which radiates down to a bleak stone altar.

On the wall straight ahead is a breathtaking, modernistic mural that is dynamically endowed with occult symbolism, containing twenty-seven triangles in various configurations, a mixture of black and white and colored background, and a snakelike vertical line. At the center is the all-seeing eye, which grips the millions of annual U.N. visitors with its stark, beckoning image of suspicion and omnipresence.v

The trapezoid is of interest because of its dark spiritual connections. Authors Schnoebelen and Spencer tell us that, "Anton LaVey, the founder of the Church of Satan, refers to an occult principle known as the 'law of the Trapezoid'" and that, "the middle order of the satanic brotherhood is called 'The Order of the Trapezoid.'"vi

This occult and New Age symbolism is not surprising considering "Father of the New Age" Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's influence on the UN

The Lucis Trust

The Lucis Trust is the Publishing House which prints and disseminates United Nations material. It is a devastating indictment of the New Age and Pagan nature of the UN.

Lucis Trust was established in 1922 as Lucifer Trust by Alice Bailey as the publishing company to disseminate the books of Bailey and Blavatsky and the Theosophical Society. The title page of Alice Bailey's book, 'Initiation, Human and Solar' was originally printed in 1922, and clearly shows the publishing house as 'Lucifer Publishing CoIn 1923.'

http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/sociopolitica/esp_sociopol_lucytrust04.htm

Esotericism | Meditation | Service

The worldwide activities of the Lucis Trust, founded by Alice Bailey and Foster Bailey, are dedicated to establishing right human relations.

The activities of the Lucis Trust promote the education of the human mind towards recognition and practice of the spiritual principles and values upon which a stable and interdependent world society may be based. Read More »

http://www.lucistrust.org/

Symbolism indeed!

Our tax dollars at work.

foggy

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UN "meditation" room - where are the seats?

All creepy starkness of the trapezoidal room aside, how on earth would you meditate in there? No chairs, and even with a meditation cushion that stone floor is going to be hard and cold. They should rebill it as "The Room That is Designed To Discourage You From Meditating."

 

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Thanks everyone...

...for the warm reception & thoughtful responses.

I am a reluctant 'believer' in all of this -- but patterns once seen, cannot be unseen.

@IRB: as I tried to posit (but perhaps did not emphasize enough):

1) these are universal methods/tactics, and are employed by the West as well as the East. Perhaps at first the Soviet methodology had an ideological underpinning (or at least was draped in the camouflage thereof) -- but as of right now, it's all about pure power. Disrupting/destroying one's enemy allows one to gain power over them, simple as that. I would argue that the dogmatic nature of (erstwhile) communist ideology allowed for a more systematic/consistent application of methods, and so 'they' were perhaps more thorough.

2) The idea is EXACTLY to use the opponent's strength and inertia. So they would not 'push' you down a flight of stairs -- they would merely stand at the top of them, taunting, ready to step aside, after having oiled/iced every step of the staircase below. First amendment proponents stand ready to die to protect everyone's right to free speech -- even when that speech is demonstrably harmful to society (while the subversives lie in wait to snipe away at those who would speak up in opposition of said harmful speech -- frothing at the mouth that the 'conservatives' were rayciss/homophobic/xenophobic/XYZphobic).

@John Galt, silver66, foggyroad -- dunno enough about the practical/specific application of symbols from the collective unconscious, but enough to know they DO exist as such, and that they carry tremendous power that has been harnessed/utilized throughout the ages. Would not be surprised if that were in play yet again. In fact, would be surprised if they were NOT increasingly being used.

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Further thought on Anna Chapman

On seeing her pose with the sniper rifle ...

I bet Ann Barnhart could whup her skinny little ass.
 

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@Urban

Though she may be a bit more 'experienced' than Ed, I think his and her preference matters little if Mother Hen decides their union is for the best... (though I think the quip was mere sensationalism -- but who knows?)

Ann probably could, but THAT is a fight that would be worth watching.

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Hmm UR and JY

Maybe you guys can help me improve my judgments of women.

I look at Ann Barnhart, the eyes, and I see the kind of crazy that takes some small misunderstanding and amps it up to a 'everything fragile in the entire house is destroyed, your vehicle is a total loss, your family and friends are scared, and you're going to spend the years ahead moving repeatedly in a fruitless effort to escape her stalking' scenario.

I look at Anna Chapman and see her leaving me with an empty bank account, some good memories, and no real harm done.

Am I wrong?

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Men Date...

...Annas, men marry Anns.

Looking in St. Ann's eyes, I don't see crazy, I see power and conviction.  If her's and yours don't match, you'll never get close enough to her for her to reveal to you her power.

Anna?  I see a mind-numbed power fuck that might end up with my balls floating in a glass of water on the nightstand after I come to the next day.

Probably TMI...sorry.

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