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If anything were to ever convince you of the terrible Jewish lies about World War II, this would be that document. You can’t possibly read this compilation of sources by hundreds of serious minded examiners and still believe the lies that mainstream accounts have forced upon you as “the truth” of World War II.

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Please read as much as your mind can tolerate. You will never find as many courageous truth tellers represented in one place.
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Elizabeth May, Monika Schaefer, and the Betrayal of Canada by Prof. Tony Hall

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Elizabeth May, Monika Schaefer, and the Betrayal of Canada

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Prof. Tony Hall

The crass opportunism of the Green Party of Canada’s leadership, including Elizabeth May, is on full display in its rush to slander Monika Schaefer.  The slander came in response to Ms. Schaefer’s You Tube video entitled “Sorry Mom, I Was Wrong About the Holocaust.

The Green Party has made a serious mistake in its haste to expel Ms. Schaefer after she has already resigned from the organization on July 30, 2015 based on reasons of high principle. As I understand it, Ms. Schaefer resigned because she sees Ms. May as a full participant in the ongoing criminal cover up of what actually transpired on 9/11. The effect of the Green Party’s involvement in this criminal cover up is to protect the guilty parties responsible for this most consequential and ongoing crime against humanity. John Duddy has made similar points to Ms. May repeatedly I believe.

“All Canada’s parliamentarians and all our federal political parties are complicit in torture by virtue of accepting the 9/11 Commission Report as the basis for the making of federal enactments on terror threats in Canada.”

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As I see it Ms. May’s rejections of the information on 9/11 brought to her by Ms. Schaefer amounts to the Green Party Leader’s acceptance that it is OK to make Canadian public policy on terrorism based on tainted evidence obtained through illegal torture in the United States. That is the implication of Ms. May’s uncritical acceptance of the conclusions reached in 2004 by the 9/11 Commission in the United States. All Canada’s parliamentarians and all our federal political parties are complicit in torture by virtue of accepting the 9/11 Commission Report as the basis for the making of federal enactments on terror threats in Canada. I won’t go into the sorry details of the Paul Estrin affair that also caused Ms. Schaefer to lose confidence in the Green Party’s leadership.

“Is Ms. Schaefer a more authentic embodiment of honest and unwavering Green environmentalism than Ms. May? To my way of thinking the answer is clear given the mounting evidence that Ms. May is no friend of free speech, open debate and even rudimentary honesty in the hoax that now passes for Canadian parliamentary democracy.”

I share Ms. Schaefer’s disappointment that Ms. May has failed when it counts most to live up to her past promises that she would speak truth to power even on difficult issues. Have Greens become grey when it comes to confronting the big issues of war and peace, life and death? Is Ms. Schaefer a more authentic embodiment of honest and unwavering Green environmentalism than Ms. May? To my way of thinking the answer is clear given the mounting evidence that Ms. May is no friend of free speech, open debate and even rudimentary honesty in the hoax that now passes for Canadian parliamentary democracy.

Ms. Schaefer’s involvement with the Green Party goes back to her attendance at the founding convention in 1983. She has proven herself especially in recent years to be much more true than Ms. May to the originating ideals of the Green Party.

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Unfortunately the party that Ms. Schaefer helped to found and build has now been subjugated to some very powerful interests, the same interests that seem intent on criminalizing Jasper’s most celebrated violinist for honestly articulating her beliefs. How tragic to see Ms. May in the role of media cop feeding slanderous vilifications of Ms. Schaefer to the Ottawa press corpse that has become little more than a stenographer for official sources. Very little of substance gets investigated by mainstream Canadian journalists with the result that the authoritarianism of Police State Canada keeps getting ramped up as is now becoming very clear by the treatment heaped on Ms. Schaefer especially in Jasper and Ottawa.

The interests Ms. May is representing in her federal slander of Ms. Schaefer are the same interests that are demonstrably sabotaging the promise of Canada as a sovereign place of freedom, self-determination, decency, and justice, as a place devoted to peace and environmental sanity. The Green Party still has it in its power to do the right thing and correct its horrendous mistake with an apology to Ms. Schaefer for misrepresenting her actual relationship with the political organization Monika worked so diligently to help build up. Given what I know of the history of Monika’s helpful support of Ms. May’s quest for power in not-so-distant times, it seems to me some thanks are in order for Ms. Schaefer’s many contributions to the Green Party of Canada.

What will the Green Party do to correct its announcement that it will expel an individual who already resigned from Ms. May’s party based on reasons of high principle? Will the Green Party of Canada publish Monika Schaefer’s letter of resignation dated July 30, 2015? An excerpt from the letter has already been published in the American Herald Tribune.

Authoritarian Jasper Violates the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom by Attempting to Silence Monika Schaefer’s Violin in Canada’s Jasper National Park by Prof. Tony Hall

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Authoritarian Jasper Violates the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom by Attempting to Silence Monika Schaefer’s Violin in Canada’s Jasper National Park 

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To Dave Baker,

I am dumbfounded by the decision you delivered on behalf of some unnamed authority. To Ms. Monika Schaefer you write, “We have considered your application for a busking permit in Jasper. In light of your recently publicly proclaimed non-inclusive beliefs we have decided to decline a permit to you at this time.”

Please clarify who is included in this “we” on whose behalf you claim to speak? Who takes responsibility for the decision to violate core provision of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in the community of Canada’s Jasper National Park?

This unilateral decision extends the so-far-unaccountable decision of those in Jasper’s Canada Day Committee to silence Monika Schaefer’s violin playing last July 1st. Because some Jasperites apparently threatened to disrupt the event, presumably in response to Ms. Schaefer’s peaceful video expression, the precedent was set that Jasper is a place of censorship where freedom of expression and conscience can be subordinated when threats of violence arise.

Now comes this gross violation of fundamental principles of Canadian decency, not to mention the rule of law, as dictated by whatever authority it is on whose behalf you, Dave Baker, claim to be acting in handing down this truly reprehensible arbitration.

Canadians should know that because of the treatment by officialdom of Monika Schaefer, a very active and contributing 35-year citizen of the community you share with her, Jasper should not be considered a safe place suitable for hosting international visitors. From what I have been learning, Jasper seems to be a place where intolerance and arbitrary measures go forward founded on nothing more than the political opinion of unaccountable decision makers.

So far Monika has been dis-invited from her invited Canada Day performance. She has, as reported in The Fitzhugh, been banned from the Jasper Legion No. 31 seemingly on the unilateral say so of Ken Kuzminki. She has been refused by The Fitzhugh newspaper a right of a full response. Her censored full response to the original smear piece against her was considerably shorter than Paul Clarke’s report. Now you and those unnamed individuals for whom you claim to speak have decided to discriminate against Ms. Schaefer because of her beliefs. Characterizing her opinion as “non-inclusive” you have determined she is ineligible for a busking permits to play music in the Jasper town centre.

Your decision is exclusionary as well as discriminatory. The actions taken by you and others are thought to be “justified” on the basis of personal opinions about her video, a 6 minute item that some dislike and many more like. At last count of the 70,000 or so views, over 1400 individuals registered a “like” of the video while almost 600 voted thumbs down.

Given the way Jasper authorities are dealing with this controversy so far, should those that express “like” for the video be banned from Jasper National Park? Should entry into Jasper National Park be conditional on expressing dislike with Ms. Schaefer’s “Sorry Mom” video? Should entrants to the park have to go through screening for political correctness? Should all existing residents be subjected to a thought test like that to which Ms. Schaefer is currently being subjected?

Will the next step be to require Ms. Schaefer to wear some marker, say with a Germany-related symbol, to announce to visitors that she is the punished Jasper citizen whose ideas are so verboten that her violin playing in the streets of Jasper has been prohibited? Will all applicants for a busking permit be subjected to Internet checks to make sure everything they have published is consistent the Values and Principles Statement emanating from the Jasper Community Habitat for the Arts? To do any less would be discriminatory.

I await your indication of who is behind the decision to ban Monika’s beautiful violin playing from the streets of Jasper because she dared speak her mind on a controversial issue that should be treated with nuanced responses rather than with the authoritarian approach that you express in your terse statement to her. How many benefit events in Jasper have been graced by Monika’s legendary violin playing, now transformed into a political football to be thrown around for self-interested political advantage by Jasper’s self-appointed arbiters of community values and tastes.

Yours Sincerely,

Tony Hall
Professor of Liberal Education and Globalization Studies
University of Lethbridge

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From: Dave Baker <betabake@gmail.com>
Sent: July 23, 2016 11:55:28 AM
To: Monika Schaefer
Subject: RE: Busking Permit

 We have considered your application for a busking permit in Jasper. In light of your recently publicly proclaimed non-inclusive beliefs we have decided to decline a permit to you at this time.

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9/11 and the Zionist Question: Is Noam Chomsky a Disinfo Agent for Israel? Part 1 by Prof. Tony Hall

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9/11 and the Zionist Question: Is Noam Chomsky a Disinfo Agent for Israel?
Part 1

The Global War on Terror, 2001-2016: Fifteen Years of the 9/11 Cover Up

The Kevin Barrett-Chomsky Dispute in Historical Perspective – First part of the series titled “9/11 and the Zionist Question”

JULY 13 ,2016

By Prof. Tony Hall

Editor In Chief, American Herald Tribune

Co-Host, False Flag Weekly News

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Looking back with hindsight fifteen years after the transformative events of September 11, 2001, the quality of life for most people has significantly declined since 9/11. Beginning immediately on the very day of infamy, the forces of authoritarian reaction began to ramp up the power of unbridled militarism abroad and greatly expanded police powers at home, all in the name of combating Islamic terrorism. But what really happened on 9/11? Who did what to whom? Who is telling the truth and who is lying?

In the fifteen years since 9/11 a vast and multi-faceted citizens’ movement has done much of the investigative work that our thoroughly corrupted governments refused to do on our behalf. Why have there been no genuine investigations by officialdom into the originating event of the Global War on Terror? How was the federal investigation of the 9/11 crime transformed into a federally orchestrated cover up?

The outcome of the people’s inquiry points compellingly to the conclusion that the real culprits behind the 9/11 attacks were not a group of Islamic jihadists acting alone out of no other motivation than religious zealotry. Rather, the dominant group directing the 9/11 false flag event was composed primarily of Israel First neoconservatives who sought to demonize Muslims in order to create the necessary malleable enemy required for their purposes. The real culprits of 9/11 used the event to create a replacement enemy meant to revitalize the vast military and national security apparatus that was fast becoming obsolete following the end of the Cold War with the demise of the Soviet Union.

One of the objectives of the 9/11 criminals was to traumatize whole populations thereby making them more compliant and subject to manipulation. From the opening hours of the 9/11 debacle, the murder and mayhem was immediately blamed, without any forensic investigation whatsoever, on Muslim extremists said to be hostile to the West. The event was thereby framed within a pre-existing geopolitical concept already dubbed by Samuel Huntington as “a clash of civilizations.” The effect of the instant interpretation was to cast the Jewish state’s regional enemies as part of a larger Islamic conspiracy to undermine “the West.”

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Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations was meant to signal that the core political economy of the USA, the so-called permanent war economy, should continue even though the Cold War had ended. The fabricated story line introduced on 9/11 was consistent with Huntington’s assessment that the new post-Cold War conflicts would cut across religious and cultural spheres of human interaction. With Huntington and Bernard Lewis as their guides, the authors of the 9/11 psychological operation have developed a false concept of “the West” as an exclusively Judeo-Christian construct. This post-9/11 interpretation has involved the creation of a false assumption that the history of Islamic religion, culture and philosophy is entirely external to the history of Western Civilization.

The characterization of Islam as a new and aberrant strain of influence in Europe and throughout the so-called “West” misrepresents the deep history of cross-cultural interaction. The Zionist-directed campaign to mischaracterize Muslims as a recent and alien injection into Western Civilization fails to take into account the importance of Islamic advances in mathematics, architecture, medicine and art in the genesis of the European Renaissance. As Edward Said has reminded us, there is an especially rich heritage in the Iberian peninsula of cross-fertilization between Jewish, Christian and Muslim scholars. Their collaborative exchanges flourished especially in Cordoba, the Iberian jewel of the Islamic caliphate of Al-Andalus.

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Since 2001 the culprits of 9/11 have hired, armed, organized, and directed various mercenary proxy armies that fight under Islamic flags. With assistance being channeled especially through the CIA and Mossad safe haven of Saudi Arabia, these mercenary forces have done the bidding of their Zio-American patrons. Western-supported mercenary forces, including al-Qaeda and its supposed antagonistic cousin the “Islamic State” [ISIL, ISIS, IS, Daesh], have been deployed in a series of false flag terror events designed to keep alive anti-Muslim fear and loathing in Western minds.

Moreover, units of the so-called “Islamic State”, which funnel stolen oil to the European Union through Turkey, are regularly deployed throughout the Grand Chessboard of Eurasia. The aim is to give justification for Western military operations aimed ultimately at preparing the ground for the expansion of Greater Israel. The world’s dominant military-industrial complex has been covertly harnessed to this project of expansion. A crucial part of this network of military-industrial power lies in the Zionist-controlled mainstream media and institutions of higher education. These agencies have been co-opted to become instruments of the Islamophobic propaganda so crucial to preparing Western public opinion for aggressive invasions of Muslim countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Libya and most recently Syria.

The deceptive façade of the Global War on Terror is meant to disguise this military and psychological system of aggressive warfare combined with engineered pollution of the mental environment with the toxin of hyped up Islamophobia.

Dr. Kevin Barrett has characterized the Global War on Terror as a global war on Muslims for Israel. Noam Chomsky disagrees. He has made himself a very significant nemesis to Kevin Barrett. Barrett is one of the most unrelenting researchers and publicists in the 9/11 Truth Movement. So far Chomsky has been quite effective in deploying his enormous prestige to prevent the citizens’ investigation on 9/11 from receiving a fair hearing, but especially in the foundation-funded platforms of progressive, Left, and anti-war activism.

This opening part introduces my essay, “9/11 and the Zionist Question: Is Noam Chomsky a Disinfo Agent for Israel?” In due course the larger paper will be published in its entirety here at American Herald Tribune. This essay explores the antagonisms between Kevin Barrett and Noam Chomsky with particular emphasis on the research and scholarship on false flag terrorism and especially on the contested events of 9/11. The argument is advanced that Prof. Chomsky has quite purposely promoted an agenda of cover up on 9/11, reducing himself to the level of crude propagandists and paid proponents of the dominant 9/11 narrative such as Jonathan Kay and Michael Shermer.

In the fifteen years since 9/11 the concerted and continuing cover up of the truth has become an enormous element of the overall 9/11 crime. Growing understanding of the role of mass media and institutions of higher learning in maintaining this cover up is fast eroding the credibility of these strategic agencies. The health of free and democratic societies depends on an informed citizenry who more often than not are deceived by the very agencies supposed to be responsible for public education.

“Noam Chomsky as the Left’s Trojan Horse” will appear in the next part.


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Conrad Black’s Zionist Newspaper chain (Lethbridge Herald) Accuses Professor Anthony Hall of “Hate Speech”

 

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June 19, 2016

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The University of Lethbridge is defending a professor’s right to use his position to promote conspiracy theories online, including the idea that the 2014 Parliament Hill shooting in Ottawa was a scheme to keep Stephen Harper in power; the Sandy Hook massacre was staged to promote gun control; and Jewish Zionists are waging a secret war to demonize Muslims around the world through control of western media.  Anthony Hall is a tenured member within the U of L’s Faculty of Arts and Science. He has a history of activism that includes being arrested during protests at the Summit of the Americas in Quebec City in 2001, protesting wars in the Middle East, and battling for the rights of First Nations people.


Since late December, Hall has been a co-host on a weekly YouTube program called “False Flag Weekly News” with fellow conspiracy theorists Kevin Barrett, an Arabist-Islamologist, and James Fetzer, a professor of Philosophy Emeritus.

FFWN promotes the idea of a global Zionist conspiracy to create hatred against Muslims by promoting an alternative narrative of Muslim extremism through global “false flag” terror events. These events include just about every large-scale terror attack and mass shooting since the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, which is seen as a sort of “Ground Zero” for this secret war.

Both Barrett and Fetzer are noted Holocaust deniers, and Hall has questioned established facts which happened during the Second World War.

In a prepared statement, Craig Cooper, Dean of Arts and Science, stated the U of L does not dictate research areas to faculty members and supports Hall’s right to “pursue the research topics of his choosing.”

“The university doesn’t always agree with the opinions expressed by faculty members but recognizes their rights to express them,” the statement read.
Hall could not be reached for comment, despite multiple attempts by The Herald, but there are more than six months of weekly broadcasts on YouTube where he spoke freely on a number of topics.

There was a discussion about a Twitter A.I. chatbot named “Tay” developed by Microsoft, which started randomly posting anti-Semitic tweets such as “Hitler was right I hate the Jews” after it was bombarded by internet trolls was supported on FFWN.

Hall referenced the book “Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil” by Gerard Menuhin, which claims to show proof the Holocaust is a myth. He stated the book causes a “very dramatic re-looking at what happened in Europe in World War 2.”

“So I’m reading that text and having to reassess a lot of ideas,” Hall said. “So maybe Tay is actually on to something here.”

During a discussion on the March 2016 Lahore, Pakistan, terror attack that left 75 dead and hundreds injured, Barrett discussed how more Muslims than Christians were killed, but CNN was reporting it as a Muslim attack on Christians.

He went on to say CNN is run by Jewish Zionists like all other major media. Hall then accused CNN political anchor Wolf Blitzer of being a leader in this conspiracy.

“Let’s face it. The media is dominated by ethnically Jewish Zionists, and some of them may not be completely on board with the neo-con agenda, but it sure looks like a lot of them are,” said Barrett.

“And Wolf Blitzer, of course, is one of the chief Zionists in the whole U.S. media,” said Hall. “He is one of the point people.”

During a discussion of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, where 20 young children and six adults were killed by shooter Adam Lanza, Fetzer said the school had been shut down since 2008 and that the shooting never actually happened. He accused the families of faking the story and collecting between $27 million and $130 million collectively.

Hall stated his impression was that Sandy Hook was not the usual type of false flag event designed to instil hatred of Muslims.

“My understanding is that it was about gun control,” he said on the show.

In a discussion about noted white nationalist and former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke, Hall referred to the need for Duke to have an audience to be able to air his views.

“Thinking people, as David Duke is, intelligent people, some of their theories are good, and some of them not-so-good. (Duke) deserves an audience. He has some very astute analysis of things going on. And some of his ideas are objectionable.”

Barrett and Hall’s discussion on the 2014 Parliament Hill shooting described a False Flag event designed to push an anti-Islam agenda to win the election for Stephen Harper. They said that attempt failed and Trudeau took power.

A discussion about swaying public opinion through mass media involved the Ottawa shooting and how convenient that there were photos of shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau at the Canadian National War Memorial during the event.

“Supposedly, the image shows him with a gun at the place where he was supposed to have killed Nathan Cirillo. Where did the picture come from?” Hall asked.
He went on to describe the images and footage released during the first hours of the events as “low level productions,” with dummies being blown up and “ketchup being sprayed here and there.”

“They really didn’t have a good budget for their stage management of the whole thing,” Hall said.

The Herald reached out to the Lethbridge Jewish community, for a response, and was provided with the following statement:

“Mr. Hall’s statements and theories are so outlandish, venomous, and without substance, that we cannot even begin to dignify them with a response.”

In defending Hall, Cooper noted the role of universities in “ensuring our societies are free and improve through the critical analysis undertaken through research and the tenet of academic freedom. Academic freedom is necessary so that all topics can be fully explored in the absence of external influence, popular opinion or conventional wisdom.”
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On the scene of LaVoy Finicum’s political assassination By Prof. Tony Hall, Editor In Chief, AHT

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On the scene of LaVoy Finicum’s political assassination
By Prof. Tony Hall, Editor In Chief, AHT

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Prof. Tony Hall in John Day beginning his investigation.

16 Feb/16, John Day Oregon.  I have just traveled by car about 700 miles from my home in Lethbridge Alberta to John Day, Oregon. John Day was supposed to be the destination on January 26 of the two vehicles carrying some of the leadership, together with at least one FBI undercover infiltrator, of the Citizens for Constitutional Freedoms (C4CF). The travelers did not reach John Day. For one, the destination was death together with the resurrection invoked by martyrdom.

On the fateful day the FBI pulled over one of the two cars. All the passengers were taken into custody including Ammon Bundy. Ever since the armed standoff with federal authorities in 2014 over ranching rights in Nevada, the family of Cliven Bundy has been instrumental in mobilizing the political and legal aspects of the C4CF movement. On Feb. 10 the FBI arrested Cliven Bundy at the Portland Airport.

The second car traveling along Highway 395 was lured into an ambush where the most visionary spokesman of the group, LaVoy Finicum, was assassinated in an elaborate FBI-led operation. Also in the white truck driven by Finicum were Shawna Cox, Cliven Bundy’s biographer, and Victoria Sharp. Both women have given detailed, recorded accounts about the vehicle they were in being riddled with dozens, if not hundreds, of police bullets. Both referred to Finicum being fired on repeatedly, the first shot piercing his back when he had his hands in the air.

Also in the car was Ryan Bundy who was wounded. Sharp and Cox attribute their survival during the ordeal to divine intervention and to the fact they were hunkered down hugging the targeted vehicle’s floor. The removal of the sound track from the public release of the FBI’s videotape of the event in question seems well calculated to withhold crucial information from the public about the timing and magnitude of police shooting.

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Ashley Dancer, Eyewitness to FBI Preparations for the Ambush Resulting in the Death of LaVoy Finicum. Credit: Tony Hall/ AHTribune

When I checked into the Best Western Inn here in John Day, the receptionist, Ashley Dancer, was quite happy to share important information about what she has seen in recent days and weeks. She indicated that the FBI plainclothes agents began moving into this Inn two weeks before the ambush took place on Highway 395.

Ms. Dancer indicated that many of the “dozens” of FBI agents who stayed here at the John Day Best Western indicated when they checked in that they were all “lawyers” preparing for a big trial. She spoke of her surprise when suddenly these supposed lawyers all appeared in full FBI uniform shortly before Finicum was assassinated. She spoke of witnessing them carrying about large cases full of federal firearms. Ms. Dancer mentioned that in Burns there were a number of FBI undercover agents among the protesters. She also spoke about the trauma she witnessed of hotel guests at the Best Western Inn including Victoria Sharp’s mother and some bereaved family members of LaVoy Finicum.

As related by Shawna Cox, Finicum’s obsession on the day of his death was to arrive here at John Day for a community meeting including a planned negotiation with the Sheriff of Grant Country. Ms. Dancer indicated that this local Sheriff, Glen Palmer, is presently being accused by political opponents of helping to set up the targeted assassination of LaVoy Finicum. Palmer is seeking re-election as Grant County Sheriff next month. He went on record during the occupation of the Malheur Federal Wildlife Reservation with his opinion that the Hammonds, father and son, should be released from prison.

In October of 2015 the Hammonds were sentenced to five years in prison for setting fires to ranch lands to push back, they claimed, invasive species. Their incarceration was the trigger to start the occupation. The Grant County Sheriff also went on record indicating the FBI should withdraw and leave the enforcement of law to state and municipal authorities.

The Federal Elimination of a Voice of Coalition Building, Reason and Resistance

Behind the story of ranchers in conflict with the federal government’s Bureau of Land Management is the fact that ownership of about half of the entire landmass of eleven western states, including New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana, is claimed by the federal government headquartered in Washington DC. About 80% of Nevada, where the US government regularly tested nuclear weapons in the 1950s in the open atmosphere, is under federal jurisdiction.

Much of the federal land has been given over to ranchers who often have an uneasy and strained relationship with their federal landlords. The ranchers’ grievances generally and the incarceration of the Hammonds more specifically became the original basis of the Malheur occupation of federal facilities. Once LaVoy Finicum got involved, however, he very quickly began tapping deep into the wells of an enormous undercurrent of resentment felt by average men and women inside and outside the United States. Whether in Harney County Oregon, or in Damascus Syria, or in Germany, or in Pakistan, there is growing aversion to the US federal authority that is increasingly seen to be acting too often like a ruthless predator preying on the innocent.

No matter whether he was filmed taking down a federal spy camera, or proposing the return Indian artifacts back to their proper Native America owners, or giving various sorts of civic lessons on federalism, LaVoy Finicum was connecting the dots. He was speaking in clear yet penetrating ways about many major issues of the day. He did so with a degree of educated thoughtfulness that transcended the usual stereotypes which ruling groups expertly deploy to keep subject peoples divided and subservient. It was for that reason that federal officials from the US president on down probably decided that this voice of coalition building, reason and resistance would have to be eliminated.

A Martyr Given to Those That Resist

Ms. Dancer spoke about her sense of dismay that the federal government intervened during the prelude to the assassination into the family life of LaVoy and Jeanette Finicum. Presumably under federal instructions, social service agencies removed the Finicums’ foster children from their Arizona ranch. The Finicums have been entrusted over the years to take into their domestic care dozens of wards of the state. Often the Finicums were sent the most difficult cases plucked from group homes, drug rehab clinics and similar gathering points for troubled youths.

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Jeanette Finicum, Mother of a Very Large Extended Family, Celebrating Christmas. Credit: Tony Hall/ AHTribune

As the natural and adopted children will attest, LaVoy’s mentorship and Jeanette’s attentiveness together with the vigorous nature of disciplined life at the Finicum ranch, contributed to the making of a healing home. Many say the Finicum home in the wide-open spaces of the American West became a Godsend for many young people otherwise pushed to society’s margins of neglect and alienation.

A similar intervention by child welfare agents took away the fostered children of Blaine Cooper of the Pacific Patriot Network. Cooper was among the first to put out a call to gather near Burns Oregon to make a citizens’ stand at the headquarters of the Malheur Wildlife Federal Wildlife Reserve.

Like LaVoy Finicum, Cooper has been bold in making accusations against the federal government. In 2013 Cooper was pictured accusing John McCain of lying to the American people while promoting US collaboration in Syria with al-Qaeda, the very group immediately and, as we now know, wrongfully blamed for the 9/11 sabotage from within. Citing 18 U.S. Code at 2381, Cooper accused McCain of treason, of being part of a cabal of domestic enemies of the people of the United States.

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Writing for MintPress, Eric Draitser has included Cooper on a list of possible spies and provocateurs in a federal operation designed to take the wind out of the sails of pure uninfiltrated and genuine anti-federal activists including, presumably, his own posse at StopImperialism.org. While the possibility of purposeful federal provocation by agents has to be taken into account, I think this kind of bad-jacketing of individuals, some of whom do indeed have checkered careers, deserves to be subjected to skepticism similar to that which Draitser dishes out.

The one individual that, it seems to me, most successfully did rise above the fray was LaVoy Finicum. I have made no secret of my my view that he should be seen as a genuine martyr now gifted to a simmering popular uprising against the tyranny exercised by elite abusers of US federal authority.

The Mormon Church on Both Sides of the Firing Squad that Eliminated LaVoy Finicum

To me a very important aspect of this ongoing saga of resistance and lethal repression points to the very important role of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is well know that LDS members are disproportionately well represented in the FBI, in other elite police forces and in the inner sanctums of the national security state. The LDS Church also has many members in the self-styled militias and Patriot groups whose members emphasize gun ownership as an essential attribute of a free and strong sovereign people able to withstand oppression from above by false prophets and governors. Thus it can be be said that the Mormon Church was well represented on both sides of the firing squad that eliminated LaVoy Finicum.

Most of the leadership of the Citizens for Constitutional Freedom are LDS members in good standing. They are Mormons. Like many other evangelical Christian groups, Mormons understand the United States and the US Constitution to have been established through the Grace of God.

Dallin H. Oaks is a senior member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. More than any other individual, Apostle Oaks’ career indicates how much the Mormon Church can overlaps with the supposedly secular institutions of US governance. Along with the three members of the First Presidency, the Quorum of Twelve constitutes the highest governing authority of the worldwide operation of the LDS Church. Together all Fifteen Apostles of the Mormon Church replicate the Fifteen Apostles of Jesus.

Apostle Oaks was president of the Mormons’ Brigham Young University in Utah. He has been Professor of Law at University of Chicago and a Justice on the Utah Supreme Court. One of the major influences on Apostle Oaks has been the legendary LDS legal scholar, Ezra Taft Benson. The holder of the LDS Presidency from 1985 to 1994 and US Secretary of Agriculture under US President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Apostle Benson is the author of The Constitution: A Heavenly Banner.  Benson’s volume was written to recognize the 200th anniversary of the US Constitution. This compact volume has quite clearly been a major primary source of the constitutional interpretation emanating from the Bundys, from Shawna Cox and from Lavoy Finicum among others.

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The Mormons’ ecclesiastical interpretation of the US Constitution favors the imperatives of the US states over federal powers. The usurping of the powers of the states and the rights of citizens is characterized by the Mormon jurists in the tradition of Apostle Benson as a crime aided and abetted by the unconstitutional interventions of the US Supreme Court. Apostle Benson wrote in 1986:

“In recent years we have allowed Congress to fund numerous federal agencies. While these agencies may provide some needed services and protection of rights, they also encroach significantly on our constitutional rights. The number of agencies seems to grow continually to regulate and control the lives of millions of citizens.

What many fail to realize is that most of these federal agencies are unconstitutional. Why are they unconstitutional? They are unconstitutional because they concentrate the functions of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches under one head. They have, in other words, power to make rulings, enforce rulings, and adjudicate penalties when rulings are violated. They are unconstitutional because they represent an assumption of power not delegated to the executive branch by the people. They are unconstitutional because the people have no power to recall administrative agency personnel by their vote.”

What is the current position on these matters of Apostle Dallin H. Oaks, now the leading jurist in the highest echelons of the rich and influential Mormon Church? What might be the behind-the-scene roles of the Mormon Church establishment in this saga to date?

To me much hinges on how the LDS power structure decides to mark the life and death, at federal hands, of LaVoy Finicum. From all that I have been able to find out so far, this martyred soldier for justice really does epitomize some sort of marriage between the best of Mormon ethical principles and the truest sense of US patriotism. As many are seeing it, LaVoy Finicum gave his life defending the USA from its worst and most vicious enemies from within.

For all intents and purposes the federal government of the United States essentially crucified the targeted man. The federal police force did so in a gruesome public spectacle with the potential to wedge public sentiment in much the same fashion that imperial Rome’s decision to assassinate Jesus put a wedge among Jews from which a new Abrahamic religion would arise.

What Will Be LaVoy Finicum’s Memorial?

I asked Ashley Dancer, the receptionist I met earlier tonight here at the John Day Best Western, if she knew anything about the state of the shrine being built up by citizens to commemorate the life and death of LaVoy Finicum. I saw on the Internet the beginnings of this shrine taking form on the FBI ambush site on Highway 395 where the targeted man was assassinated.

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Ms. Dancer indicated the shrine had been removed by unknown parties but that it was rising once again from the spontaneous actions of those who regularly come to honor the downed man. Tomorrow when I make my pilgrimage south towards Burns on Highway 395, I’ll certainly be on the lookout for the place where the shots were fired in what future historians might come to see as the beginning of a New American Revolution.
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References
http://www.oregonlive.com/oregon-standoff/2016/01/post_2.html
http://www.mintpressnews.com/212606-2/212606/
http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2016/01/04/3735830/bundy-mormonism/
http://www.veteranstoday.com/2016/01/27/the-political-assassination-of-lavoy-finicum/ambushed by the FBI on Highway
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/06/upshot/why-the-government-owns-so-much-land-in-the-west.html?_r=0
https://www.rt.com/usa/329381-militiaman-loses-foster-kids/

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What are the origins of ISIS? By Dr. Mohamed Elmasry

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What are the origins of ISIS?
Dr. Mohamed Elmasry

December 2, 2015

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Two recent soccer matches in Turkey were supposed to open with public minutes of silence to remember victims of the terror attacks in Paris and Ankara. Instead, the gesture of respect was shattered by voices shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Great) in support of ISIS, which has once again claimed responsibility. The Turkish media, but not the Western media, reported the incident.

But what are the real origins of this terrorist organization, also variously known as DAESH, ISIL or IS? What is the role of Turkey? The US? Israel? Saudi Arabia and Qatar? These questions are almost never raised by the Western media. But why?

And no one in the West seems to be voicing other crucial questions either, such as; who is still funding and enabling ISIS?

In fact, although it’s barely ever discussed, Turkey – a NATO member and ally of the West – is the gateway for adventure-seeking ISIS recruits, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, an army of some 30,000 strong terrorists drawn from more than 50 countries.

In addition to supplying abundant stores of American weapons and spare parts, new four-wheel-drive vehicles, food, communication equipment, IT technology, military and intelligence training, media and political coverage, Turkey also even provides wives to the fighters. With the shooting down of a Russian SU-24 plane just a few days ago, the eyes of the world are suddenly turned on Turkey, making this a good time to question whose side it’s really on.

But President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been less than convincing in response to Turkey’s blind eye on the flow of foreign fighters transiting through it to Syria.

“We don’t claim there are no ISIS militants in Turkey today,” he said. “Foreign fighters have gone to Syria from France, Britain and Germany … [but] they couldn’t have crossed from Turkey to Syria if we had received certain information. What can we do if we don’t get information? Are we supposed to stop tourist entries and exits? They would then start screaming that Turkey has banned freedom of travel.”

Similarly, what roles are the affluent Saudi Arabia and Qatar playing in financing ISIS? And are Israel and the US its unacknowledged founders? What are the not-so-explicit agendas at play among the various contestants who claim to be at war against ISIS?

The world should also be demanding to know precisely how the CIA, along with intelligence agencies of France, the UK, Canada, other NATO countries, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey and Israel are involved.

And who coordinated the export of this terrorist group to Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, and Lebanon? Canadian Prof. Anthony Hall, Professor of Globalization Studies at the University of Lethbridge asks: “Why has there been no follow-up on the fact that an agent of the Canadian embassy in Jordan was caught helping to recruit for ISIS last March?”

“What about the concept of mercenary soldiers covertly funded to bring about outcomes that have nothing to do with creating a global caliphate?” Dr. Hall continues. “Why is (Vladimir) Putin’s war on ISIS so effective compared to the play-acting involved in seeming to fight the mercenaries assigned to overthrow (Syria’s Bashar) Assad?”

And, he adds, “For how many more years must we in the West be subjected to the steady diet of disinformation depicting the imagery of self-contained Islamic extremists acting absolutely autonomously and independently out of no other motive than a radical religious ideology?”

In the same vein, more Westerners should be wondering why their politicians insist on “fighting ISIS” but never focus on those responsible for its origins and ultimately for its agency in killing so many innocent people, including journalists.

Shouldn’t all those responsible – financially, politically, morally – for founding, arming and supporting ISIS be brought to the International Court of Justice and tried for what amounts to blatant war crimes?

And that includes those who’ve lured disaffected young Muslim Westerners to join ISIS and let them back into their own countries to commit acts of terrorism. Who then is deriving advantage and power from ramping up the political exploitation of Islamophobia?

Canadian Prof. Michael Keefer of the University of Guelph, writes: “The Erdogan government is very obviously in bed with ISIS. There’s good analysis of massive Turkish complicity with ISIS from (London School of Economics) Professor David Graeber (‘Turkey could cut off Islamic State’s supply lines. So why doesn’t it?’ The Guardian [November 18]), and from Nafeez Ahmed (‘NATO is harbouring the Islamic State,’ Insurge Intelligence [November 2015]), among others.”

Canadian Prof. John McMurtry, also from the University of Guelph, comments on the silence of the Western media and “the very big and continuing lie of omission of the covert US-led founding, funding and instrumentation of the jihadi terrorists from 1980s Afghanistan to ISIS today. Through Libya to Syria to Mali, the links are so well established and known that it can only be a propaganda site and agents that would still repress the facts, even if at a preconscious opportunist level.”

Unless the West comes clean about ISIS and admits to complicity in the gigantic mistake of creating and sustaining it; and unless it unequivocally demands that Turkey cease providing a lifeline to ISIS – there is no hope that the killing and destruction inflicted on Syria, Iraq, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Lebanon and even in the heart of Europe, will cease anytime soon.