Guest Post: "What The Media Won't Report About MalAir Flight MH17", by Dr. Ron Paul

Mon, Jul 21, 2014 - 3:21pm

As usual, Dr. Paul cuts to the heart of the debate, not bothering to mess around with niceties and political correctness.

Below is an editorial that Dr. Paul published yesterday on his site:

The full link can be found here:’t-report-about-malaysian-airlines-flight-mh17.aspx

In the American media, Dr. Paul is being maligned as a "Putin-aplogogist" and worse, simply for suggesting that the the tidy little theory, almost immediately put forth by the Western MSM, might have a few holes in it. Read Dr. Paul's excellent essay and decide for yourself.


"What The Media Won't Report About Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17",

by, Dr. Ron Paul

Just days after the tragic crash of a Malaysian Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine, Western politicians and media joined together to gain the maximum propaganda value from the disaster. It had to be Russia; it had to be Putin, they said. President Obama held a press conference to claim – even before an investigation – that it was pro-Russian rebels in the region who were responsible. His ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, did the same at the UN Security Council – just one day after the crash!

While western media outlets rush to repeat government propaganda on the event, there are a few things they will not report.

They will not report that the crisis in Ukraine started late last year, when EU and US-supported protesters plotted the overthrow of the elected Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovych. Without US-sponsored “regime change,” it is unlikely that hundreds would have been killed in the unrest that followed. Nor would the Malaysian Airlines crash have happened. 

The media has reported that the plane must have been shot down by Russian forces or Russian-backed separatists, because the missile that reportedly brought down the plane was Russian made. But they will not report that the Ukrainian government also uses the exact same Russian-made weapons.

They will not report that the post-coup government in Kiev has, according to OSCE monitors, killed 250 people in the breakaway Lugansk region since June, including 20 killed as government forces bombed the city center the day after the plane crash! Most of these are civilians and together they roughly equal the number killed in the plane crash. By contrast, Russia has killed no one in Ukraine, and the separatists have struck largely military, not civilian, targets.

They will not report that the US has strongly backed the Ukrainian government in these attacks on civilians, which a State Department spokeswoman called “measured and moderate.”

They will not report that neither Russia nor the separatists in eastern Ukraine have anything to gain but everything to lose by shooting down a passenger liner full of civilians.

They will not report that the Ukrainian government has much to gain by pinning the attack on Russia, and that the Ukrainian prime minister has already expressed his pleasure that Russia is being blamed for the attack.

They will not report that the missile that apparently shot down the plane was from a sophisticated surface-to-air missile system that requires a good deal of training that the separatists do not have.

They will not report that the separatists in eastern Ukraine have inflicted considerable losses on the Ukrainian government in the week before the plane was downed.

They will not report how similar this is to last summer’s US claim that the Assad government in Syria had used poison gas against civilians in Ghouta. Assad was also gaining the upper hand in his struggle with US-backed rebels and the US claimed that the attack came from Syrian government positions. Then, US claims led us to the brink of another war in the Middle East. At the last minute public opposition forced Obama to back down – and we have learned since then that US claims about the gas attack were false.

Of course it is entirely possible that the Obama administration and the US media has it right this time, and Russia or the separatists in eastern Ukraine either purposely or inadvertently shot down this aircraft. The real point is, it's very difficult to get accurate information so everybody engages in propaganda. At this point it would be unwise to say the Russians did it, the Ukrainian government did it, or the rebels did it. Is it so hard to simply demand a real investigation? 

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Colonel Angus
Jul 21, 2014 - 3:27pm

Ron Paul and a first

It's my day!!!

And that crazy man continues to make sense. I'd vote for him for president...again.

Spartacus Rex
Jul 21, 2014 - 3:28pm

LORD Bless Ron Paul

It sure took a long time, but finally the Audit the Fed bill got through, and revealed that TARP actually turned out to be more like 6 Trillion (10 X) what they claimed. Cheers, S. Rex

Jul 21, 2014 - 3:37pm


nice, just lucky I guess.

Not sure we will ever see any evidence on this one. Oh by the way did ISIS vanish or just from the news?

Jul 21, 2014 - 3:43pm

Nope, still there

Now just conveniently in the background along with:

  • Illegal immigration
  • Benghazi
  • IRS targeting
  • VA health care 

See here:

And genocide against non-Sunni as well as Christians appears right around the corner:

Jul 21, 2014 - 3:46pm

Thanks for the link

Always nice to see things fall to the background in this ADD world. I would throw Gaza in there to but I think that is getting alittle bit of press.

Jul 21, 2014 - 3:47pm

To the guy that called all of

To the guy that called all of us American's paranoid because we don't accept the officially story and for that matter the Russian story. You now have one more to add to your list. Ron Paul served as a US Congressman on and off from 1976 to 2013. Served on the house subcommittee Finance, International monetary policy and trade and much much more. Three time Presidential candidate-PARANOID.

Looks like Ron Paul is now making the news.

Spartacus Rex
Jul 21, 2014 - 3:57pm

Hey TF Can U Talk 2 Bill Holter?

He's trying to reach U regarding the A2A, I don't think he understands the "vault" and he needs to explain to his readers why they cannot get the provided link to work. Thanks. Cheers, S. Rex

Spartacus Rex
Jul 21, 2014 - 4:10pm

Already did

the mp3 was too big for Google drive. Now fixed.

Jul 21, 2014 - 4:11pm

And I urge EVERYONE to read this

Brilliant summation of history as it relates to current events. Written a couple of weeks ago, BEFORE the shootdown.

Jul 21, 2014 - 4:24pm

Good article, Turd

I have this theory that part of the reason why America has gotten so crazy is that we are now dealing with the descendants of WWII soldiers who were never treated for their PTSD. Broken families, alcoholism, drug abuse, immorality, lack of faith, etc. can all be traced back to the after-effects of those two big wars. What they used to call "shell shock."

Jul 21, 2014 - 4:28pm

Speaking of media coverage,

Speaking of media coverage, I've seen no coverage of this story about AP reporter

not even ZH or Drudge...FWIW


MH17 Bombshell #2! A.P. Reporter Blows Whistle – US Govt In Possession Of Satellite Imagery Proving Ukraine Shot Down Doomed Plane

July 21st, 2014

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In this bombshell breaking report from Paul Joseph Watson and PrisonPlanetLive, we learn that former Associated Press reporter Joseph Parry has been told by a source within the intelligence community that the US is in possession of satellite imagery which actually proves Ukrainian troops shot down Malaysian Flight 17.

In this follow-up to our earlier ‘MH17 smoking gun’ story, Watson shows mainstream media complicity in an all out attempt to launch World War 3 by the NWO globalists despite evidence in possession of the US govt proving that Kiev should be the target of the world’s ire for shooting down this doomed airplane.

Published on Jul 21, 2014

Award winning former Associated Press reporter Robert Parry has been told by an intelligence source that the United States is in possession of satellite imagery which shows that Ukrainian troops were responsible for the shoot down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.



Jul 21, 2014 - 5:13pm

Jul 21, 2014 - 5:27pm

Hey guys.  Good job blowing

Hey guys. Good job blowing that plane out of the sky. Now here is your reward. Never forget who your real papa is. We own you bitches

El Gordo
Jul 21, 2014 - 5:46pm

Who to believe

What;s a real shame is that our very own government has sown so many seeds of distrust through it's constant lying and manipulation that should they accidentally tell the truth, few will believe them. One of my old mentors used to say "You should always tell the truth, so in case of an emergency and you have to lie, everyone will believe you." Now, who do you believe, our US government, or the Russians. Well, for sure I can't believe our government, so who's left?

Jul 21, 2014 - 6:13pm

Chinese pilots in Russia for air force competition

BEIJING, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Pilots from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force have arrived in Russia for the Aviadarts-2014 air force competition. The event, slated from July 22 to July 28, will see Chinese pilots fly three Su-30 fighters and compete with their international counterparts over flying abilities and air-to-surface combat skills among other areas. Yu Hejie, a commanding officer with the PLA Air Force, said China's participation in the event showcases the mutual strategic trust and pragmatic cooperation between Chinese and Russian militaries. Shen Jinke, PLA Air Force spokesman, also said that the force wishes to enhance exchanges with pilots from other countries through participation in the competition. He added that military cooperation between China and Russia would not target any third party.

Jul 21, 2014 - 7:03pm

And then there's the curiouser and curiouser story of Carlos

the Spanish air traffic controller working at Kiev's tower, who was following MH17 in real time.

It was Putin's missile!
By Pepe Escobar 

And here's the spin war verdict: the current Malaysia Airlines tragedy - the second in four months - is "terrorism" perpetrated by "pro-Russian separatists", armed by Russia, and Vladimir Putin is the main culprit. End of story. Anyone who believes otherwise, shut up. 

Why? Because the CIA said so. Because Hillary "We came, we saw, he died" Clinton said so. Because batshit crazy Samantha "R2P" Power said so - thundering at the UN, everything duly printed by the neo-con infested Washington Post. [1] 

Because Anglo-American corporate media - from CNN to Fox (who tried to buy Time Warner, which owns CNN) - said so. Because the President of the United States (POTUS) said so. And mostly because Kiev had vociferously said so in the first place. 

Right off the bat they were all lined up - the invariably hysterical reams of "experts" of the "US intelligence community" literally foaming at their palatial mouths at "evil" Russia and "evil" Putin; intel "experts" who could not identify a convoy of gleaming white Toyotas crossing the Iraqi desert to take Mosul. And yet they have already sentenced they don't need to look any further, instantly solving the MH17 riddle. 

It doesn't matter that President Putin has stressed the MH17 tragedy must be investigated objectively. And "objectively" certainly does not mean that fictional "international community" notion construed by Washington - the usual congregation of pliable vassals/patsies. 

And what about Carlos? 
simple search at reveals that MH17 was in fact diverted 200 kilometers north from the usual flight path taken by Malaysia Airlines in the previous days - and plunged right in the middle of a war zone. Why? What sort of communication MH17 received from Kiev air control tower? 

Kiev has been mute about it. Yet the answer would be simple, had Kiev released the Air Traffic Control recording of the tower talking to flight MH17; Malaysia did it after flight MH370 disappeared forever. 

It won't happen; SBU security confiscated it. So much for getting an undoctored explanation on why MH17 was off its path, and what the pilots saw and said before the explosion. 

The Russian Defense Ministry, for its part, has confirmed that a Kiev-controlled Buk anti-aircraft missile battery was operational near the MH17's crash. Kiev has deployed several batteries of Buk surface-to-air missile systems with at least 27 launchers; these are all perfectly capable of bringing down jets flying at 33,000 ft. 

Radiation from a battery's Kupol radar, deployed as part of a Buk-M1 battery near Styla (a village some 30km south of Donetsk) was detected by the Russian military. According to the ministry, the radar could be providing tracking information to another battery which was at a firing distance from MH17's flight path. The tracking radar range on the Buk system is a maximum of 50 miles. MH17 was flying at 500 mph. So assuming the "rebels" had an operational Buk and did it, they would have had not more than five minutes to scan all the skies above, all possible altitudes, and then lock on. By then they would have known that a cargo plane could not possibly be flying that high. For evidence supporting the possibility of a false flag, check here

And then there's the curiouser and curiouser story of Carlos, the Spanish air traffic controller working at Kiev's tower, who was following MH17 in real time. For some Carlos is legit - not a cipher; for others, he's never even worked in Ukraine. Anyway he tweeted like mad. His account - not accidentally - has been shut down, and he has disappeared; his friends are now desperately looking for him. I managed to read all his tweets in Spanish when the account was still online - and now copies and an English translation are available. 

These are some of his crucial tweets: 

  • "The B777 was escorted by 2 Ukrainian fighter jets minutes before disappearing from radar (5.48 pm)"
  • "If the Kiev authorities want to admit the truth 2 fighter jets were flying very close a few minutes before the incident but did not shoot down the airliner (5.54)"
  • "As soon as the Malaysia Airlines B777 disappeared the Kiev military authority informed us of the shooting down. How did they know? (6.00)"
  • "Everything has been recorded on radar. For those that don't believe it, it was taken down by Kiev; we know that here (in traffic control) and the military air traffic control know it too (7.14)"
  • "The Ministry of the Interior did know that there were fighter aircraft in the area, but the Ministry of Defense didn't. (7.15)"
  • "The military confirm that it was Ukraine, but it is not known where the order came from. (7.31)" 

    Carlos's assessment (a partial compilation of his tweets is collected here ): the missile was fired by the Ukraine military under orders of the Ministry of Interior - NOT the Ministry of Defense. Security matters at the Ministry of the Interior happen to be under Andriy Parubiy, who was closely working alongside US neo-cons and Banderastan neo-nazis on Maidan. 

    Assuming Carlos is legit, the assessment makes sense. The Ukrainian military are divided between Chocolate king President Petro Poroshenko - who would like a d?tente with Russia essentially to advance his shady business interests - and Saint Yulia Timoshenko, who's on the record advocating genocide of ethnic Russians in Eastern Ukraine. US neo-cons and US "military advisers" on the ground are proverbially hedging their bets, supporting both the Poroshenko and Timoshenko factions. 

    So who profits? 
    The key question remains, of course, cui bono? Only the terminally brain dead believe shooting a passenger jet benefits the federalists in Eastern Ukraine, not to mention the Kremlin. 

    As for Kiev, they'd have the means, the motive and the window of opportunity to pull it off - especially after Kiev's militias have been effectively routed, and were in retreat, in the Donbass; and this after Kiev remained dead set on attacking and bombing the population of Eastern Ukraine even from above. No wonder the federalists had to defend themselves. 

    And then there's the suspicious timing. The MH17 tragedy happened two days after the BRICS announced an antidote to the IMF and the World Bank, bypassing the US dollar. And just as Israel "cautiously" advances its new invasion/slow motion ethnic cleansing of Gaza. Malaysia, by the way, is the seat of the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission, which has found Israel guilty of crimes against humanity. 

    Washington, of course, does profit. What the Empire of Chaos gets in this case is a ceasefire (so the disorganized, battered Kiev militias may be resupplied); the branding of Eastern Ukrainians as de facto "terrorists" (as Kiev, Dick Cheney-style, always wanted); and unlimited mud thrown over Russia and Putin in particular until Kingdom Come. Not bad for a few minutes' work. As for NATO, that's Christmas in July. 

    From now on, it all depends on Russian intelligence. They have been surveying/tracking everything that happens in Ukraine 24/7. In the next 72 hours, after poring over a lot of tracking data, using telemetry, radar and satellite tracking, they will know which type of missile was launched, where from, and even produce communications from the battery that launched it. And they will have access to forensic evidence. 

    Unlike Washington - who already knows everything, with no evidence whatsoever (remember 9/11?) - Moscow will take its time to know the basic journalistic facts of what, where, and who, and engage on proving the truth and/or disproving Washington's spin. 

    The historical record shows Washington simply won't release data if it points to a missile coming from its Kiev vassals. The data may even point to a bomb planted on MH17, or mechanical failure - although that's unlikely. If this was a terrible mistake by the Novorossiya rebels, Moscow will have to reluctantly admit it. If Kiev did it, the revelation will be instantaneous. Anyway we already know the hysterical Western response, no matter what; Russia is to blame. 

    Putin is more than correct when he stressed this tragedy would not have happened if Poroshenko had agreed to extend a cease-fire, as Merkel, Hollande and Putin tried to convince him in late June. At a minimum, Kiev is already guilty because they are responsible for safe passage of flights in the airspace they - theoretically - control.

    But all that is already forgotten in the fog of war, tragedy and hype. As for Washington's hysterical claims of credibility, I leave you with just one number: Iran Air 655.

Jul 21, 2014 - 8:04pm

Malair, the name says it all

"Mal" being the French word for "bad".

Jul 21, 2014 - 8:42pm

God bless Ron Paul

Amen to that. yes

Jul 21, 2014 - 9:12pm


How about this?“evidence”-russian-responsibility-malaysian-plane-shootdown-debunked

​And this, from Friday:

And this tweet:

.@Channel9 so they found that pesky BUK with the missing missile... turns out it belongs to ukraine military.

— Simon Dewar (@herodfel) July 20, 2014
Jul 21, 2014 - 9:49pm

Harvey's Up! (TFMR)

Harvey's Up!

  • Mark O'Byrne: Gold fell $9.10 or 0.69% on Friday to $1,310.50/oz and silver slipped $0.29 or 1.37% to $20.85/oz. Gold and silver were both down on the week at 2.03% and 2.71% respectively. Gold gained in London as investors were concerned re military conflict in Ukraine and Gaza.
  • Finviz: Gold has its first weekly loss in seven last week and fell 2.1%. Most of the falls came on Monday when there was more unusual trading and concentrated selling despite no market moving data or news. The decline last week ended the longest run of weekly gains since March. Gold futures trading volume was 40% below the average for the past 100 days for this time of day, according to Bloomberg data. European stock markets fell across the board today, concerned by an escalation in tensions between Russia and the West and reports the Ukrainian army set to escalate militarily and was moving on a major rebel stronghold. Russian President Vladimir Putin is facing intensified international pressure after pro-Russian rebels were blamed for downing a passenger jet on July 17, killing 298 people on board. Putin is facing pressure to respond to claims that a Malaysia Airlines jet was downed using a missile supplied from the country. The U.S. and European Union last week tightened sanctions against Russia over its annexation of Crimea and its role in backing rebels in Ukraine. Silver for immediate delivery rose 0.5 percent to $20.9683 an ounce in London. Platinum added 0.2 percent to $1,491.85 an ounce. Palladium increased 0.2 percent to $883.25 an ounce. It reached $889.75 on July 17, the highest since February 2001. Geopolitical risk emanating from the Ukraine and the Middle East has contributed to safe haven demand and gold’s rebound 9.4% gains this year.
  • Harvey: Chinese demand from the SGE came in at 25 tonnes this week. We have two major hot points: Israel's invasion of Gaza to destroy tunnels and their rockets, and continuing stories on the downing of the Malaysian aircraft. We have continuing articles on the downing of a commercial Malaysian aircraft over eastern Ukraine as to who was at fault. In the second major story Israel pushed deeper into Gaza with the mission to destroy all of the tunnels and rockets in the face of heavy Palestinian resistance. Hamas put civilians in harms way after Israel warned they were going to blow up places and there are riots in Europe because of the deaths of Palestinian women and children. Also ISIS has captured around 33% of Syria plus most of their oil fields.
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  • Eric Sprott: I see data every year that suggests demand might exceed supply by 2,000 tons. So the metal can come from only one place -- (Western) central banks. That’s why I wrote the article in 2012, ‘Do They Have Any Gold Left?’ Then you see data points out of the U.S., where the U.S. is exporting 40 tons of gold one month, and the U.K. is exporting 112 tons to Switzerland one month, and the U.K. doesn’t even produce any gold -- so where is this gold coming from? These numbers all reek of the suppression of the gold price and tell you the game will have an end date. I think we might be very close to that end date now. I know lots of your readers and listeners will have seen a comment by some reporter from Bloomberg who suggested that the Bank of England's vaults were empty now. And I suspect that is very close to the truth -- that the supply is dwindling, and someday they just give up on it.
  • James Turk: Gold and silver are now back at support, around $1,300 for gold and just under $21 for silver. And the price manipulators are walking away with big day-trading profits. They are covering here at support all the shorts they sold last week and early this morning when Europe and the US were asleep. And because the shorts they put on this morning are traded intraday and mainly off the Comex, no one will ever see any Comex or other exchange report of their huge build up in short selling and the disappearance of these positions later the same day. It is tough living with the irony of it all. There are record high prices everywhere except the gold price and the silver price.
  • Harriet Dennys (The Telegraph London): The Serious Fraud Office is poised to launch the first criminal investigation into alleged rigging of the L3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange markets at leading City banks. The financial watchdog is expected to announce the move as early as this week, according to reports, raising the spectre of further multimillion-pound fines for Britain's biggest banks over their behaviour during and after the financial crisis. Investigators are expected to examine whether individual traders personally benefited by manipulating benchmark forex prices. The SFO's criminal inquiry into alleged currency markets rigging in London, home to more than 40 percent of the world's foreign exchange trading, will join global investigations into forex market abuse by watchdogs across Europe, Asia, and the US.
  • Chris Powell: Gene Arensberg of the Got Gold Report writes tonight that on Tuesday this week, as the monetary metals came under attack again from out of the blue, with the only news being Federal Chairwoman Janet Yellen's expression of reluctance to raise interest rates, someone sold silver at the rate of $104.5 million per minute for 30 minutes, more than $3 billion worth. Of course it was all paper silver, but still -- somebody had $3 billion to spend for silver price suppression and, perhaps, currency market support, and, as Arensberg adds, silver really didn't flinch all that much. Central banks and their bullion bank agents no longer care about being caught rigging the monetary metals markets
  • Chris Powell: Big investment houses that trade gold and silver are extremely vulnerable to a short squeeze, the Got Gold Report's Gene Arensberg writes today after more review of the latest futures trader positioning reports. "Our view," Arensberg writes, "is that gold and silver are in the formative, difficult-for-many-traders-to-believe stage of a nascent but powerful bull market. We believe that gold and silver are beginning to price in something ahead -- something we cannot yet see clearly but that nevertheless is real enough to underpin this market with ample buying pressure, even into managed sell-downs."
  • Chris Powell: Last week's attack on gold in the futures market accomplished little dumping of long positions, the Got Gold Report's Gene Arensberg writes today. "With the gold trade (producer/merchants) having so few hedges now, and the mercenary swap-selling banks so overly short, and now with managed money showing us all that they were not running for the hills last Monday and Tuesday but instead more or less held their ground for a fight, would anyone actually feel comfortable on the short side with all the geopolitical smoke in the air and with gold equities showing some spunk recently?"
  • Bill Holter (Miles Franklin): I believe that we are on the cusp of the precious metals making an historic moonshot in terms of dollars. I believe that over the next 3-5 years, gold and silver will make moves both in dollars and percentage terms as big or bigger than what they did back in 1978-1980. I also believe that the shares will not only participate but will be the biggest movers of all. In terms of dollars, I believe it is possible that gold reaches a range between $10,000-$30,000 and silver well above $200 per ounce over the next several years!

All this and more on...

The Harvey Report! smiley


Lamenting Laverne
Jul 21, 2014 - 10:12pm

On the subject of curioser...

From ZH poster Kamath:

"There's now info out that the Ukrainian air force has bombed the Malaysian experts' column of cars close to the border with Russia.

BTW, BBC Ukraina is not the British channel of lies, propaganda, deception and early calls on collapsing buildings, it stands for VVS Ukraina as in Ukrainian Air Force."

Jul 21, 2014 - 11:38pm

Musical BreakWhat everyone

Musical Break

What everyone seems to be missing is that this is a religious war..................Ukraine sits right on the fault line (religiously and economcally........Azebaijan, Turkey, Egypt etc next........) The perfect storm brewing of ideology, theology, belief, economics etc etc always goes down in Europe as proxy for the "big" countries' plans........and you can take that back to Mongolian Empire Times and so's already spilling over into the Middle East.....expect more as the ripples shift along and cause countries to have to react geopolitically (and else where too)

Subhumans "Religious Wars"
Jul 21, 2014 - 11:53pm
Spartacus Rex
Jul 22, 2014 - 2:15am

Right ON Jim Quinn- The Burning Platform...


Whenever a major event happens in the world I ask myself who benefits from the event. Maybe the shooting down of flight MH17 was a tragic mistake. But, I doubt it.

The facts are that the Ukrainian Nazis who were put in place by the United States after the American engineered overthrow of a democratically elected leader are losing the battle with pro-Russian separatists. It is fascinating how the American MSM has ignored the slaughter of innocent women and children by the Ukrainian Nazis who have been shelling cities across the eastern Ukraine. Why are the 300 dead passengers on a plane more important than the the hundreds of innocent victims slaughtered by the Ukrainian government?

If you are losing a civil war to Russian backed forces, how do you turn the tide? Get world opinion on your side and convince NATO and the U.S. to commit forces, weapons and money to support you. How do you do it? Direct an airliner over territory where it can be shot down only by highly sophisticated weapons that you possess, shoot it down, roll out fake youtubes within two hours of the disaster, and have your NATO and American allies use their MSM propaganda machines to blame Russia for the tragedy.

This has the dual benefit of distracting the American public from the border disaster caused by Obama, the ongoing economic recession, the Obamacare clusterfuck, and Israel’s invasion of Gaza and slaughter of women and children. When domestic issues are overwhelming a president, an international crisis is a great distraction.

The separatists are winning the civil war. Does shooting down of a commercial airliner benefit them?

The Russians control the natural gas flow through the Ukraine to Europe. They hold all the economic cards. Does shooting down of a commercial airliner benefit them?

The American backed Ukrainian Nazis are broke, losing a civil war, and owe Russia billions for gas. Does shooting down a commercial airliner and blaming Russia benefit them?

You bet your ass it does.

Jim Quinn, The Burning Platform

Spartacus Rex
Jul 22, 2014 - 2:18am

Our Fave Dave In Denver:

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Spartacus Rex
Jul 22, 2014 - 2:28am


No, no, more like when Sanity Enters The Twilight Zone!




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Spartacus Rex
Jul 22, 2014 - 2:34am

Gregg: Easier to add debt than choose


By Judd Gregg - 07/21/14 06:00 AM EDT

The United States debt now stands at $18 trillion. This is double what it was just a few years ago. The trend, under the presently proposed budgets of President Obama, is that it will triple in another five to seven years.

Full article @ 

thurd aye
Jul 22, 2014 - 2:34am

dangers of email/google/mh17 info

Immediately i had posted my stuff from the Saker site,google cut me off for wrong password.Cant get in,alt email bigfoot cant help as i lost their password years ago .

So this stuff is linked alright.Key words trigger the lockout.

 add Google,govt spies, to that list.

Spartacus Rex
Jul 22, 2014 - 2:36am

FYI: Forewarned Is Forearmed

This Gadget Can Hijack Any Google Chromecast, And It's Actually A Pretty Serious Issue

Spartacus Rex
Jul 22, 2014 - 2:44am

Anyone Notice NBC Already Painting The Target On Rand Paul

NBC "Meet The Press" Rand Paul is 2016 Republican frontrunner 7/20/14
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