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This was announced today and points to a likely disclosure regarding the extensive operations against sex trafficing in the USA including some part of those 9000 plus sealed indictments.
We also heard that a plane was recalled four hours out over the Pacific to recoverfour individuals. Again secrecy imposed. So we are getting what i decribe as warning orders that are meant to wake us up to expect further news.
This plane recall required high level intervention.
Other stories from Q tell of over twenty operations going down. This gives us an idea of the pace of activity. Not all those sealed indictments demand extreme action, in fact most do not and likely require only service to present yourself in court.
It is clear that christmas was chosen in order for the maximum number of individals to be at home. That stills leaves plenty out in circulation though.
What is shaping up is a global operation against all forms of slavery and human trafficing.
Trump declares January 'National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month'
"Human trafficking is a modern form of the oldest and most barbaric type of exploitation," the White House said in a statement. "It has no place in our world." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Trump has declared January to be "National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month," the White House said on Friday
"Human trafficking is a modern form of the oldest and most barbaric type of exploitation," the White House said in a statement. "It has no place in our world."
Sex and labor trafficking enslaves as many as 25 million people, the White House said.
"Instead of delivering people to better lives, traffickers unjustifiably profit from the labor and toil of their victims, who they force — through violence and intimidation — to work in brothels and factories, on farms and fishing vessels, in private homes, and in countless industries," the White House said in a statement.
In announcing the decision to dedicate next month to combating modern slavery, the Trump administration touted its efforts to address the problem over the past year, including the creation of an interagency task force aimed at developing new anti-slavery policies and the signing of an executive order that targets criminal organizations that have trafficked humans.
"This month we do not simply reflect on this appalling reality," the White House said on Friday. "We also pledge to do all in our power to end the horrific practice of human trafficking that plagues innocent victims around the world."
This observation is noteworthy because we have no evidence of fur and it is recognized as a gargoyle right away. Good evidence as well that it likes to do a running start in order to become airborne. I expected as much because a skin wing does not lend itself to a simple ground launch.
The size of this one is surprising as well. Most are smaller.
This creature has been also identified as a chupacabra as well.
Edward wanted to relay an encounter that he and his cousin had in the summer of 1999 between 10-11 PM local time. They were traveling southbound on I-49 towards Joplin, Missouri (Edward was driving). He could not recall the exact area, but they were not too many miles from Joplin.
He states that he noticed a tall figure quickly running from the direction of medium to his left, then directly in front of his car. Both he and his cousin observed this human-like being, that they immediately said to each other that it 'looked like a gargoyle.' The headlights illuminated the humanoid so well that both witnesses were able to get a good description of it. The 'gargoyle' was at least 6 1/2 ft. in height and had dark leathery hairless skin all over its body. The being looked towards the witnesses, and the face had stark flatten facial features with large deep set eyes. There were large wings that laid flat on its back, but were extended as it reached the other (right) side of the highway. Edward believes the being had begun to ascend into the air, and above the field.
Edward noted that he had no other comparison to make of the humanoid, other than that of 'gargoyle.' But after he watched the movie 'Jeepers Creepers' after the film's release in 2001, he stated that the humanoid was 'very similar' to the 'Creeper' character. Both witnesses kept quiet about the encounter, until a few years later when Edward married his wife. He and his cousin both recounted the incident to her.
The witness seemed grateful that he could 'tell his story without someone thinking he was crazy.' Lon
I am not so sure that it is possible to criminalize the simple possession of such material. We need to avoid taking our disgust with the actual behavior to extremes. After all, do we arrest the jury empaneled to prosecute such a case for looking at the evidence. And of course his real crime here is that he was politically prominant.
Understand that all human males have looked at sexually explicit images. Clearly we are dealing with a real need that is universal and has much to do with our dysfunctional sexuality. It is my contention that all such images can be safely replaced by anime. and probably should be. Then the porn film industry as such can be shut down.
Anyway here is this sad story and wonder where this all ends..
California Deputy Attorney General Charged With Child Porn
Despite the ceaseless mainstream agreement to ignore any and all corroborating facts and information that continue to be exposed, when those willing to brave the condemnation of the false majority do even the slightest bit of actual research, they see what is now becoming very apparent to all who are paying attention: That there is a prevalence of pedophilia at the highest levels of power.
Whether that prevalence was cultivated, or just a natural occurrence, when one looks at the facts, the history, truly looks, with no preconceived notions, it is next to impossible to ignore, unless one simply will not allow themselves to see it, for a number of reasons.
Even for those who refuse to acknowledge the validity of the investigation, the veracity of the evidence within and the overt nature in which said evidence is covered up, what exactly the investigation pertains to has now become quite well known.
Which is why it is so very confounding when public officials are exposed as a pedophiles, and entire rings are brought down that include politicians, police officers, priests, teachers, etc., yet these same doubters will maintain that there is no basis for such claims.
Raymond Joseph Liddy, 53, son of G. Gordon Liddy, prominent figure in the Watergate scandal, was taken into custody at his home in Coronado and was booked into federal jail on charges of possessing images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct, according to federal court documents obtained by The Last American Vagabond.
Liddy pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, was released on $100,000 bond and placed on house arrest with GPS monitoring.
Despite Liddy’s plea of not guilty, a months-long investigation resulted in findings of numerous images depicting minors engaged in sexual acts on his computer — pornographic images of minors as young as 12 — as well as a thumb drive also containing similar content at his home.
Liddy admitted to investigators that he would talk about “sexual fantasies” with individuals on the internet, and that he often saved sexual images, according to court records. He told investigators he would delete those images afterward, but court records showed he may also have forwarded some.
The investigation began in January when the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children received an anonymous tip alleging that a user had uploaded child pornography. A month later another similar anonymous tip was sent from a different ISP address claiming that a user had uploaded 10 images depicting child pornography.
Those tips were forwarded to authorities, who traced the illicit activity to Liddy’s Coronado home. When FBI agents interviewed Liddy, he admitted to using Internet services and user names associated with the images that had been reported by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Liddy is due back in court for a preliminary hearing Aug 8.
It is important to acknowledge that one such occurrence can certainly be an isolated case, or the favorite go-to justification of the “bad-apple,” but if one simply stands back and sees the whole picture, and not the red or blue shaded fabrication, the truth is pretty easy to see.
More than addressing the recent scandals and accusations, when one chooses to look back in history, the reality of the elite culture that clearly dominates both our perception of the past, and the direction of our future, is painfully clear; all one must do is actually look.
Hell No! An innocent man never goes quietly and the complete stupidity of this trumped up rush to impeachment for something that never happened. One wonders what they were thinking, but then they were not thinking but grasping at straws.
And i do believe that Trump tossed them a bale of straw to keep the fools occupied while he prepared to clean their clock with the full weight and force of the US government. The true depth and scale he then did not understand.
On Aug. 9, 1974, Richard Nixon bowed to the inevitability of impeachment and conviction by a Democratic Senate and resigned.
The prospect of such an end for Donald Trump has this city drooling.
Yet, comparing Russiagate and Watergate, history is not likely to repeat
First, the underlying crime in Watergate, a break-in to wiretap offices
of the DNC, had been traced, within 48 hours, to the Committee to
Re-Elect the President.
In Russiagate, the underlying crime — the "collusion" of Trump's
campaign with the Kremlin to hack into the emails of the DNC — has,
after 18 months of investigating, still not been established.
Campaign manager Paul Manafort has been indicted, but for financial crimes committed long before he enlisted with Trump.
Gen. Michael Flynn has pled guilty to lying about phone calls he made to
Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, but only after Trump had been
elected and Flynn had been named national security adviser.
Flynn asked Kislyak for help in blocking or postponing a Security
Council resolution denouncing Israel, and to tell Vladimir Putin not to
go ballistic over President Obama's expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats.
This is what security advisers do.
Why Flynn let himself be ensnared in a perjury trap, when he had to know his calls were recorded, is puzzling.
Second, it is said Trump obstructed justice when he fired FBI Director James Comey for refusing to cut slack for Flynn.
But even Comey admits Trump acted within his authority.
And Comey had usurped the authority of Justice Department prosecutors
when he announced in July 2016 that Hillary Clinton ought not to be
prosecuted for having been "extremely careless" in transmitting security
secrets over her private email server.
We now know that the first draft of Comey's statement described Clinton
as "grossly negligent," the precise statute language for an indictment.
We also now know that helping to edit Comey's first draft to soften its
impact was Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe. His wife, Jill McCabe, a
candidate for state senate in Virginia, received $467,000 in campaign
contributions from the PAC of Clinton bundler Terry McAuliffe.
Comey has also admitted he leaked to The New York Times details of a
one-on-one with Trump to trigger the naming of a special counsel — to go
after Trump. And that assignment somehow fell to Comey's predecessor,
friend, and confidant Robert Mueller.
Mueller swiftly hired half a dozen prosecutorial bulldogs who had been
Clinton contributors, and Andrew Weinstein, a Trump hater who had
congratulated Acting Attorney General Sally Yates for refusing to carry
out Trump's travel ban.
FBI official Peter Strzok had to be been removed from the Mueller probe
for hatred of Trump manifest in emails to his FBI lady friend.
Strzok was also involved in the investigation of Clinton's email server
and is said to have been the one who persuaded Comey to tone down his
language about her misconduct, and let Hillary walk.
In Mueller's tenure, still no Trump tie to the hacking of the DNC has
been found. But a connection between Hillary's campaign and Russian
spies — to find dirt to smear and destroy Trump and his campaign — has
been fairly well established.
By June 2016, the Clinton campaign and DNC had begun shoveling millions
of dollars to the Perkins Coie law firm, which had hired the oppo
research firm Fusion GPS, to go dirt-diving on Trump.
Fusion contacted ex-British MI6 spy Christopher Steele, who had ties to
former KGB and FSB intelligence agents in Russia. They began to feed
Steele, who fed Fusion, which fed the U.S. anti-Trump media with the
alleged dirty deeds of Trump in Moscow hotels.
While the truth of the dirty dossier has never been established, Comey's
FBI rose like a hungry trout on learning of its contents.
There are credible allegations Comey's FBI sought to hire Steele and
used the dirt in his dossier to broaden the investigation of Trump — and
that its contents were also used to justify FISA warrants on Trump and
This week, we learned that the Justice Department's Bruce Ohr had
contacts with Fusion during the campaign, while his wife actually worked
at Fusion investigating Trump. This thing is starting to stink.
Is the Trump investigation the rotten fruit of a poisoned tree?
Is Mueller's Dump Trump team investigating the wrong campaign?
There are other reasons to believe Trump may survive the deep
state-media conspiracy to break his presidency, overturn his mandate,
and reinstate a discredited establishment.
Trump has Fox News and fighting congressmen behind him and the
mainstream media is deeply distrusted and widely detested. And there is
no Democratic House to impeach him or Democratic Senate to convict him.
Moreover, Trump is not Nixon, who, like Charles I, accepted his fate and let the executioner's sword fall with dignity.
If Trump goes, one imagines, he will not go quietly.
In the words of the great Jerry Lee Lewis, there's gonna be a "whole lotta shakin' goin' on
Understand that your intuition is the supercomputer operating every cell in your body. When queried, it throws back a response. It will be correct in terms of your query and that is not naturally rigorous and can become misleading. Thus we use our brain to add structure to the query and to rigorously test the potential answer. That is why it is not a sure thing.
In fact i learned a long time ago to master the art of defining the problem and to not worry much about the actual answer which can be counted on to present itself once you have done this even twenty years later. Think about that for a moment. By clearly defining a problem you allow the subconscious to order events and your life to solve the problem.
Thus i discovered how to build the Great Pyramid on time and on budget using only Bronze Age technology..
How Strong is Your Intuition? It Might be the Highest Form of Intelligence
This article was inspired by one published in Forbes with the same title. Who would have ever expected to see Forbes, a finance publication, post something about intuition? This is a surefire sign that times really are changing.
So, if you’re thinking, intuition has nothing to do with intelligence, then you’re not alone. Because intuition is so difficult to measure and observe. The dictionary definition of intuition is as follows:
“1. the ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning.”
Intuition is our first instinct; it’s what we feel right away before the mind has time to come in and consciously analyze. Often times we hear of people who are near death, and everything becomes clear and they just instinctively know exactly what needs to be done to get themselves out of the situation; there is no time to hum and haw and weigh options, and intuition takes over, if we let it. Where Does Intuition Come From?
You know when you get that “gut feeling” that maybe something isn’t right? That is your intuition, and while we feel it in our gut or stomach area, many people often argue it comes from the heart. I recently watched an incredible documentary on Gaia called The Power Of The Heart that explained how this feeling is actually coming from the heart, and the heart is always the first to react to any given situation. The heart intuitively knows what’s up.
Why Does Forbes Call Intuition the Highest Form of Intelligence?
Gerd Gigerenzer, a director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and author of the book Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious, claims to be both intuitive and rational:
In my scientific work, I have hunches. I can’t explain always why I think a certain path is the right way, but I need to trust it and go ahead. I also have the ability to check these hunches and find out what they are about. That’s the science part. Now, in private life, I rely on instinct. For instance, when I first met my wife, I didn’t do computations. Nor did she.
Intuition itself doesn’t equal intelligence, but intuition with action most certainly can be intelligent. You’ve probably said it to yourself before, I knew that was the answer; I should have went with my first instinct. You see, this is an example of how your intuition often knows what your conscious mind does not. But just as Gigerenzer says, he tests his first instinct to see if it was correct and often time it is. So, intuition does hold some form of intelligence.
Below is a nice little bit from Dean Radin, Chief scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences Trusting Your Intuition
So, despite often having that great idea, do you find that you have a difficult time trusting this answer or path is correct? The amazing thing about intuition is that it can be thought of as a muscle. Every time you use it and trust it, it becomes stronger. So, if you feel your intuition isn’t very clear, try strengthening this muscle. Next time, act on the first idea that comes your way. For example, I had plans to meet a friend, but her phone died, and I had to go home to grab something before I picked her up. I was circling the area in which I was supposed to meet her, but she was nowhere to be found. My intuition kept saying, Go to Green Cuisine, she’ll be there, but my mind was telling me, Don’t go there, it’ll be a hassle to find parking, and it’s doubtful she’ll even be there. By the time she got her phone charged and gave me a call, I found out that she too had an intuitive feeling to go to the restaurant and that’s where she had been waiting. Had I trusted this feeling right off the bat, I could have saved myself a lot of time and stress.
Try acting on the first thought you have, and see how often it leads you where you need to go, or gives you the right answer. You may be pleasantly surprised.
Once the research floodgates finally opened, this was inevitable. So many disease profiles are inflammation driven is is certain that CBD will displace all opiodes to which it provides an excellent alternative without the addiction issue.
Yet the long adherence to a false doctrine does take years to overcome.
Yet it is now inevitable and those supporting the supply chain know this.
World Health Organization Acknowledges the Effectiveness of Cannabis as Medicine
Cannabis legalization proponents have argued for years that the cannabis plant offers numerous medical applications. Now, the World Health Organization (WHO) has finally joined the bandwagon.
The agency issued an official report declaring Cannabidiol, or CBD, a compound found in cannabis, to be a safe and effective medicine.
CBD Cannabis Compound
CBD is one of over 100 cannabinoid compounds in cannabis that give the plant its medicinal properties. This particular cannabinoid stands out because it is both non-psychoactive and displays a broad range of potential medical applications.
Here’s what the pharmaceutical industry has to say about CBD:
“CBD, the second major cannabinoid in marijuana after THC, has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties, but no psychoactive effects. However, recent research shows that CBD can be an effective treatment for many kinds of pain. Inflammatory pain has been treated effectively with CBD as well and some studies have shown that CBD may be more effective at treating inflammatory pain than traditional medication.” (source)
WHO’s Declarations on CBD
The United Nations and the WHO have spent a good part of 2017 seeking information about CBD, and how it should designate it under the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances. As a result of its research, the WHO has issued a report that makes some very important statements:
In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential.
CBD has been demonstrated as an effective treatment of epilepsy in several clinical trials…
There is also preliminary evidence that CBD may be a useful treatment for a number of other medical conditions.
CBD is generally well tolerated with a good safety profile.
To date, there is no evidence of recreational use of CBD or any public health related problems associated with the use of pure CBD.
Law Continues to Lag Behind Medical Research
Sadly, antiquated laws in regards to drug enforcement continue to classify cannabis as a dangerous drug in many countries. In the U.S., the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency has gone as far as to create a new classification of schedule I drugs for cannabis extracts in an attempt to stop the sale and consumption of CBD oil. As of mid-2017, the DEA continues to believe the following about CBD oil:
Because this extract is a derivative of marijuana, it falls within the definition of marijuana under federal law. Accordingly, it is a Schedule I controlled substance under the CSA. (source)
Research continues to mount evidence regarding the powerful therapeutic properties of cannabis. The cannabis plant seems to fill the gap in treating a number of illnesses for which mainstream treatments remain unsatisfactory. Hopefully, the WHO announcement helps thousands seeking alternative treatment to existing pharmaceuticals to obtain CBD medicine without legal repercussions.
Read this carefully. China has dodged real political reform and reform of the State sector of the economy for the past thirty five years. Suddenly they are totally vulnerable as the USA roars back as an industrial behemoth.
US tax reform is not finished either. The USA needs to adopt a VAT that is equivalent to that used by all others and thus force the end of trade advantage granted thereby.
I would also like to see the whole agricultural subsidy phased out at perhaps ten percent per year or at least shifted over to the organic agriculture industry. Industrial agriculture is failing and the sooner we start the full transition the better..
US Tax Reform Puts Pressure on China’s Authoritarian State
Warnings against 'tax war' reflect Communist Party’s fear of rising private sector
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addresses a tax reform news conference with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and representatives from small business interest groups in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on November 30, 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
For years, Chinese companies leveraged favorable exchange rates, cheap labor, thin environmental regulations, and other advantages to attract U.S. capital and technology in exchange for huge profits.
Now, U.S. tax cuts—the biggest passed since those during the presidency of Ronald Reagan three decades ago—have Beijing in a bind.
Prominent in the new tax policy are generous reductions in the corporate tax and a rationalization of the global tax scheme. Both are expected to draw capital and skilled labor back to the United States.
The reform comes at a time when glaring shortcomings of the Chinese economic model have begun to be broadly felt across the world’s last major communist power. Long before the legislation passed in the U.S. Senate on Dec. 2, Beijing had heaped severe criticism on the proposed reform.
In April, Chinese state-controlled media slammed the tax cuts, accusing the U.S. leadership of risking a “tax war” and exhorting Washington to “take up its responsibility as a great power.”
According to observers, Beijing’s vehement criticism of the cuts comes from a place of deep-seated anxiety: The Communist Party relies on one of the heaviest tax rates in the world to fund its high-tech police state, maintain a hand in the nation’s biggest industries, and protect the vested interests of a massively corrupt bureaucracy.
On April 27, state-run newspaper People’s Daily quoted a Chinese financial official as saying, “We’ve made our stance clear: We oppose tax competition.”
Chen Pokong, a Chinese current affairs analyst and author of books on Chinese political culture, says that the official had repeated a communist slogan, one associated with deadly political movements, to signal Beijing’s displeasure with the U.S. tax cut. Other Chinese media have gone further, calling Trump’s reform a “tax war.”
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan looks on as President Donald Trump speaks about tax reform legislation in the Cabinet Room at the White House on Nov. 2, 2017. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The slogan, “we’ve made our stance clear,” literally translates to “to display clearly one’s banner.” It was last used in a Chinese military publication just weeks before the infamous Tiananmen Massacre on June 4, 1989, and originated during the Cultural Revolution, when communist leader Mao Zedong whipped up the country into a decade of chaotic political violence.
According to Chen, Beijing has good reason to be afraid.
“Due to the tax cut, the capital—mostly from the manufacturing industry—will flow back to the U.S.,” Chen said in a video available on YouTube. “A large amount of American money, technology, and skilled labor is in China. Now, American investment will leave China. … For the Chinese government, this is no small shock.”
The Communist Party, with an estimated 80 million registered members, is headed by a sprawling bureaucratic elite that lubricates its power with widespread corruption.
“In order to protect its one-party rule, the Chinese government needs to hold a monopoly of power over the national economy,” Chen said. “For its own vested interests, for the sake of stability, it needs to use heavy taxes to keep its hands in the industries.”
Xia Yeliang, a former professor in Beijing, said in an interview this May with independent media New Tang Dynasty Television that the Communist Party had promised to implement financial policy that would be more beneficial for the general public, but has not put this into practice.
Instead, Beijing has kept and expanded a regime whereby heavy taxes do not benefit the people in the form of welfare or other benefits, but are used to prop up inefficient state-owned enterprises, line the pockets of the Party’s many officials, or fund the massive police mechanism that keeps the population under watch and crushes dissent.
“The scholars laid out a very good path, and the Communist Party actually accepted it. But now they’ve gone in the opposite direction,” Xia said.
According to Chen, China’s heavy taxes place a severe burden on small and mid-sized businesses, and this is by design—the Communist Party is wary of a large and independent middle class that might challenge its political authority and endanger the interests of the elite.
Despite the clear stance laid out by state media, there are some indications that Chinese officials and scholars are considering the necessity of implementing their own tax reforms to keep up with the Trump administration.
A woman picks up tax forms in the lobby of the Farley Post Office in New York on April 15, 2008. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images) According to Hong Kong-based Phoenix TV’s Financial Daily Report, on Dec. 3, a day after the American tax bill passed, Liu Shangxi of China’s Ministry of Finance noted that American taxes are more direct than China’s meandering system of hidden fees. “We should plan for contingencies around indirect taxes,” Liu said. “The next step for China must be to introduce tax reduction reforms.”
Zhu Guangyao, a deputy minister of finance, said in a meeting that it was “indeed impossible” to “ignore the international effects” of the American tax cut, and that “proactive measures” needed to be taken to adjust accordingly.
On Dec. 4, a think tank associated with the People’s Daily published an article titled “Is Trump’s Tax Cut Really a Bad Thing for China?” The article listed a number of pressures that the Chinese economy is predicted to experience once the cuts go into effect.
Meanwhile, a Chinese state-run overseas publication called “Xiakedao” came out with a report saying that while Trump’s tax cuts put pressure on China, the pressure “can all the same be transformed into an opportunity for reform.”
It remains to be seen whether communist authorities are willing to accept a hit to their tax revenue to balance the economy and let capital flow into the hands of the private sector.
According to Chen, “if China does one day introduce a large-scale tax cut like the one in the United States, in order to appease the people, then the wealth structure will undergo a huge change. Money will flow in more directions. … At least there will be some balance.”
Inasmuch as there is a massive operation taking place in the USA that has so far produced 10,000 sealed indictments, it is reasonable that Trump's visit with the King provided much needed intelligence and been Saudi Arabia, the fallout is typically more direct. something huge and historic is happening and the actual storm will be well over before anyone really knows anything. The storm is very much happening under a cloud of total secrecy.. What has clearly happened in Saudi Arabia, is that Princes meddle and this has just blown up in their faces and they are all buying themselves out of sudden death. It also appears radical Islam is now on the agenda as an enemy of the Saudis as well.
Again no one is actually talking, but the foot prints are Trumps and they are global.. . Recent Arrests Clear Way for Reform of Saudi Arabia and Its US Ties
Arrested princes tied to subversive movements, terrorist support, and finances for US politicians
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on April 11, 2017. (Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of
Saudi Royal Court/Handout/File Photo via REUTERS)
A major shift in power took place early last month in Saudi Arabia,
when 11 princes and 38 other top figures in the kingdom, including
ministers, military officers, and influential businessmen, were arrested
in a corruption probe. The crackdown will test whether the desert
kingdom can bring about a peaceful transfer of power, and cast off a
radical ideology that has influenced its relations with the United
A new anti-corruption committee led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman carried out the arrests beginning on Nov. 4, with more than 500
eventually rounded up. The targeted top officials and members of the
royal family are reputed to be fabulously wealthy, with superyachts,
jets, and hundreds of cars, and were previously believed to be above the
The government-friendly press in Saudi Arabia reported on the arrests as a sign that the crown prince was serious about an ambitious reform agenda.
The government itself said the arrests were part of an effort to increase transparency, accountability, and good governance, to curtail corruption, and to take back embezzled funds.
Not mentioned publicly by the government is what critics say is the most powerful reason for the crackdown: the desire to remove any challenges
to the crown prince’s rule, before he formally ascends to the throne.
Among the challenges facing the reformist crown prince are radical
interpretations of Islam that have been used to justify terrorism around
the world and strict enforcement of Islamic law at home.
At the center of the drama is billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the 50th richest
person in the world. Alwaleed resented being passed over when King
Abdullah announced his successor.
Alwaleed’s father worked to bring
radical interpretations of Islam to Saudi Arabia, and Alwaleed himself
has imported radical Islamist teachings into the United States, as did
others who were swept up in the early November raids.
In 2009, Alwaleed thought he’d become king. Forbes reported
at the time that Alwaleed had been “making noises lately about
eventually becoming king,” and that Alwaleed had in his career made
contact with more than 209 prime ministers and heads of state. He had
fostered ties with then-President Barack Obama, as well as with the Bush family and the Clintons.
In March 2009, Alwaleed’s father, Talal bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, began publicly questioning Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah about who would be his successor, after it became apparent his son was not the choice.
When King Abdullah announced in October 2011 that Muhammad bin Nayef
al-Saud would be crown prince, rather than Alwaleed, Talal made his dissatisfaction known.
Talal withdrew from the Allegiance Council that determines succession to the throne and a month later declared,
according to Middle East research institute MEMRI, that the “hand of
justice” in the National Anti-Corruption Authority should reach
everyone, regardless of their social status. Soon after, in June 2012,
he began publicly questioning the legitimacy of the crown prince.
For those familiar with Talal’s history, this could very well have been taken as a direct threat.
‘The Red Prince’
Talal has a history of radical Islamist politics, and was previously suspected of attempting a coup in Saudi Arabia.
In the 1950s, the threat of communist takeover came to the doors of
Saudi Arabia under the banner of “modernization.” This followed trends
that had already taken shape in Egypt, where the Muslim Brotherhood was
spreading a new form of Islam that merged socialism with the Islamic
The new system originated with Sayyid Qutb, who was considered to be
the founding father of the Muslim Brotherhood, and whose books,
“Milestones” (1964) and “In the Shade of the Quran” (written 1951–1965),
helped create the model for the new Islamic regimes that would sweep
the Arab world.
“He evokes a lot of Islamic ideology to push for theocracy,” said Dr.
Zuhdi Jasser, president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, in
an earlier interview. Jasser said Qutb’s new socialist form of Islam,
which he described as “Islamism,” warped the concept of sharia (Islamic
law) to push the idea that religion should be enforced by the state.
Qutb also advocated “offensive jihad,” which could justify armed conquest on behalf of Islam. The Saudi Osama Bin Laden was mentored by a student of Qutb’s brother, and Qutb’s ideas helped inspire the terror group al-Qaeda.
According to the 2005 book “The Saudi Enigma: A History” by Pascal Ménoret, leftist Islamic scholar Ali al-Umaym described
the Muslim Brotherhood’s new brand of Islam as one that “concerns
itself with communism, socialism, nationalism, liberalism, and all the
currents from the West.”
In Saudi Arabia in the 1950s, communist and socialist movements were
calling for these “Egyptian reforms” to replace the conservative
monarchy. Among these groups were the Central Committee of Arabian
Workers, the Organization of Saudi Communists, and the National Renewal
Front, which later became the National Liberation Front in 1958—a
precursor to the Communist Party of Saudi Arabia.
The revolutions eventually reached the royal family. A group of
princes formed the “Free Princes” movement to demand reforms and
directly challenge the king. Leading this movement was Alwaleed’s
father, Talal, who was then known as “The Red Prince.”
King Saud, who ruled until 1964, declared that the Free Princes
movement was a form of veiled communism, according to Ménoret, and he
took actions to quell the unrest, which included the creation of the
King Saud University based on the Muslim Brotherhood’s new brand of
Yet, for the communists, this was not enough. In 1962, a Saudi air
force pilot fled to Egypt and revealed that a communist organization
within the Saudi military was planning a coup. Around this time, Saudi
authorities searched the palaces of Talal, who criticized the Saudi
royalty and temporarily went into exile in Egypt.
In 1969, a military coup was prevented and, according to Ménoret,
“hundreds of officers, workers and civil servants were arrested.” Over
the next year, three more attempted coups would be uncovered.
As Talal began to back away from his attempted revolution, however,
his son Alwaleed would carry forward his father’s support for communist
movements, the Muslim Brotherhood, and a push for power.
Alwaleed brought his father’s politics to a new arena: the United States.
During a 2008 interview on the NY1 TV station talk show “Inside City
Hall,” pro-communist and former Manhattan Borough President Percy Sutton
said he had been introduced to a young Barack Obama when the future U.S. president was applying to Harvard Law School in the late 1980s.
Sutton said he was introduced
to Obama “by a friend who was raising money for him,” and he identified
this friend as Dr. Khalid al-Mansour, whom he described as “a principal
adviser to one of the world’s richest men.” Al-Mansour asked Sutton to
write a letter to his friends at Harvard to support Obama’s entry.
The individual Sutton described as “one of the world’s richest men”
was Alwaleed, and his principal adviser, al-Mansour, was helping to
finance the education of select individuals who they believed could
become assets in the future.
According to Trevor Loudon, author of “The Enemies Within,”
Alwaleed’s choice of principal adviser was significant. Al-Mansour,
formerly known as Donald Warden, was a mentor of Huey Newton, the
founder of the Black Panther Party, which advocated for Maoist guerrilla
Obama’s campaign initially denied Sutton’s recollection, but news
outlets found a 1979 column by Chicago Tribune columnist Vernon Jarrett
titled “Will Arabs Back Ties to Blacks With Cash?” that further detailed
Investor’s Business Daily reported in September 2012 that Jarrett’s
column detailed how al-Mansour was working on a program to secure $20
million a year, for 10 years, to finance minority students. It states, “These minority students would then migrate through the political system, promoting Palestinian and radical Islamist causes.”
Alwaleed was also financing Islamic study programs with ties to the
Muslim Brotherhood and terrorist organizations at universities around
In December 2005, Alwaleed gave $20 million to Georgetown
University’s Center for Muslim–Christian Understanding. The move was
considered especially controversial because of the center’s director,
John Esposito, whom FrontPage Magazine described in 2008 as being “known for his vigorous apologetics for Islamic extremism.”
Around the same time, Alwaleed gave another $20 million to fund a similar program at Harvard University. Suzanne Gershowitz of the American Enterprise Institute wrote in National Review
that the program tends “to amplify anti-American rhetoric, legitimize
conspiracy theories, and, in the name of cultural relativism, gloss over
the oppression that exists in the Arab world.”
The Saudi connections go beyond support for Obama and influence at
American universities, however, and extend to other Saudi officials
swept up in the recent arrests.
Saudi Arabia is among the largest donors to the Clintons, and according to Fox News,
by 2008 the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had given between $10 million to
$25 million to the Clinton Foundation. According to The Washington Post,
the Saudis also gave close to $10 million to Bill Clinton’s presidential library.
Soon after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, it was revealed that 15 of the 19
hijackers were Saudi nationals. The recently declassified sections of
the 9/11 Joint Congressional Inquiry’s report also revealed that the
hijackers had ties to key members of the Saudi government.
According to Harper’s Magazine,
a July 2, 2002, memo said there was “incontrovertible evidence that
there is support for these terrorists within the Saudi government.”
John Lehman, President Ronald Reagan’s Navy secretary and a member of
the 9/11 Commission, also explained the known Saudi ties to terrorism,
according to “The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11
Investigation” by Philip Shenon.
“Lehman said it was well-known in the intelligence circles that the
Islamic affairs office functioned as the Saudis’ ‘fifth column’ in
support of Muslim extremists,” Shenon states.
Other documents revealed, according to New York Post, that the Saudi Embassy paid for two Saudi nationals to fly from Phoenix to Washington for a “dry run for the 9/11 attacks.”
Former President George W. Bush was pressured to launch an inquiry
into the attacks, and initially nominated Henry Kissinger to head the
Kissinger was soon revealed, however, to have defended Saudi Arabia
from accusations that it was tied to terrorism, and may have himself had
financial ties to Saudi Arabia.
Just 16 days after Kissinger was appointed, in December 2002, he
resigned from his position as head of the 9/11 panel, allegedly because
the position would force him to liquidate his Kissinger Associates Inc.,
but also under accusations of conflicts of interest.
In “The Commission,” Shenon detailed what took place behind the
scenes in the 9/11 Commission, and noted that during a meeting in 2002,
when Kissinger was asked if any of his clients were named bin Laden, he
spilled his coffee and “seemed to lose his balance from the sofa at the
same moment, nearly falling to the floor.”
The bin Laden family, of which former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden
was a part, is highly influential in Saudi Arabia. Bakr bin Laden,
chairman of the Saudi Binladin Group and brother of Osama bin Laden, was
among those recently arrested alongside Alwaleed.
The Bush family also had ties to the bin Ladens through George W.
Bush’s Arbusto Energy, which received a $50,000 investment from aircraft
broker James Bath. According to The Wall Street Journal in 1999, Bath
was appointed as the Houston representative to Salem bin Laden, Osama bin Laden’s half-brother, in 1976.
Salem bin Laden and Osama bin Laden had met several times in 1986 in London to negotiate the purchase
of Russian-made surface-to-air missiles, according to The Washington
Post in 2008, which cited “The Bin Ladens” by Steve Coll. This was at a
time when Osama bin Laden was fighting for the Mujahideen against the
The Bush family also had close ties to Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan
al-Saud, a former ambassador to the United States and the former head
of Saudi Arabia’s main intelligence agency.
In July 2016, a 28-page section of the 9/11 report that had been withheld from the public was declassified. It revealed that Bandar had
ties with the 9/11 hijackers. This included his relations with Osama
Bassnan, a suspected Saudi intelligence agent, who cashed a $15,000
check from bin Sultan.
Bandar had also been in contact with at least two of the 9/11
hijackers, and with terrorist supporter Omar al-Bayoumi, who allegedly
provided assistance to the hijackers and received monthly payments from a
company the FBI believed had ties to Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda.
Bandar also frequently went hunting and fishing with George Bush Sr., and according to the 2008 book “State of Denial: Bush at War”
by Bob Woodward, Bush Sr. encouraged George W. Bush to consult with
Bandar on foreign affairs. The younger Bush allegedly stated, “My dad
told me, before I make up my mind, go and talk to Bandar,” and that
Bandar “knows everyone around the world who counts,” and “maybe he can
set up meetings for you with people around the world.”
Shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Bush met privately with
Bandar, on Sept. 13, 2001. The content of their discussion is still
largely unknown. According to The Guardian in 2004, Bush was already
alerted of the Saudi involvement in the attacks, yet, on the same
afternoon as his private meeting with Bandar, he allowed 11 chartered planes to fly more than 140 Saudis out of the country—many of whom were not interviewed by the FBI.
Just days after the terrorist attacks, on Sept. 18, 2001, Alwaleed
offered $10 million to New York City for relief. Former New York City
Mayor Rudy Giuliani rejected Alwaleed’s donation, however, after Alwaleed suggested the attack was tied to U.S. policies on the Middle East.
Alwaleed was later a key supporter of Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the
cleric who aimed to build a 15-story mosque two blocks from Ground Zero.
In September 2016, Obama vetoed a bill that would allow family
members of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, arguing such a law would
expose U.S. officials to being sued in foreign countries. Congress
promptly overrode his veto.
It has been clear for the past month that something huge is underway. It is managed by the military and military secrecy applies. Last Friday, Trump signed an executive order declaring a national emergency enacting special powers. My interpretation was that all the preparation work was complete as per the approximately 10,000 sealed indictments and this executive order added certain powers needed for certain cases not covered through normal justice system powers.
That meant that arrests should be underway during the Christmas long weekend as per those sealed indictments. Confirmation elements have been trickling in.
1 The most telling so far is that a number of key figures have all gone silent on their twitter accounts. I will not list them but this would be the central group and it makes sense that they will be already in custody.
2 The number of 'foot casts' has also been increasing as well. Do recall that every sealed indictment involved at least one significant interview that assured the target that the gig was truly up and thus a flight risk.
3 We have also seen an extraordinary number of CEO's resign their positions. This is always the first step in protecting your business assets from RICO charges and in this case must be considered as such. This includes George Soros suddenly giving up control of his financial empire as well over a month ago. That was my first real clue that the game was on.
4 It is possible that a Marine Regiment has been sent to Guantanamo in preparation for the arrival of a large number of new guests. This also means that the promise of waterboarding is on the table for those who are not cooperating.
5 It has also been stated that George Soros is presently at the Camp David Marine Base.
As anticipated, the Marine Corp is fully engaged in this massive operation acting under the rule of Support to a Civil Authority. It has been apparent for a long time that so called progressive elements were agitating for an effective fascist takeover of the US government and calling it the New world Order. The past administration was clearly abetting this operation. These boys are all Nazi acolytes however else disguised.
What is frustrating of course is that all this is taking place under full secrecy and need to know. Thus we may all be dreaming in Technicolor, except that this is what i understood as necessary as early as last year not expecting actual execution. It looks like it will be over before anyone understands the stakes and the nature of our deep enemy or even knows a war is been fought on US soil. We are just not blowing things up. It is looking rather surgical and the media is completely cowed at this point and saying nothing.
You just read a clear declaration of war regarding the future of the 'Deep State' which has profoundly corrupted everything.
We already know that a massive purge is underway regarding the Pedophilia subculture central to this internal conspiracy to essentially farm American Freedom. This sub culture has given us a creeping internal socialism steadily choking the whole government apparatus.
Trump has been systematically dismantling what he can and has actually done wonders. Yet we are still a long ways from the tipping point. Whole departments will demand proactive leadership and that has been difficult to get.
What is shaping up though is a steady increase in momentum shrouded by ample misdirection from Trump. As i have already posted, you must watch his hands and remember that he understands secrecy in ways few do.
In one year he has confounded both allies and enemies and this is deliberately so.
Trump Warns of ‘Sickness’ Inside America’s Institutions
President Donald Trump leaves the White House to board Marine One en route to Pensacola, Fla., on Dec. 8, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)
President Donald Trump said that America’s institutions have been made sick from the inside, and warned against powerful forces and “bad and evil” people in Washington who have benefited from the situation for years.
“There’s a lot of Washington lobbyists, bureaucrats, politicians, who don’t want to see things change. They made a fortune,” said Trump in a speech in Pensacola, Florida, on Dec. 8.
While not giving names, Trumps said that the people in question “like things the way they used to be.
They don’t like it so much now.”
Since coming to office in January, Trump has made an effort to restore the rule of law, protect America’s sovereignty, align government with the powers given in the Constitution, and give power back to the citizens. Trump said the lobbyists, bureaucrats, and politicians undermining these rights are part of a group called “the resistance.”
“They’re resisting the will of the American people. That is what they are resisting,” Trump said.
Trump described it as a “rigged system” that is “sick from the inside.”
President Donald Trump walks on stage as he holds a rally at the Pensacola Bay Center in Pensacola, Florida, on Dec. 8, 2017. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) “You know, there is no country like our country. But we have a lot of sickness in some of our institutions. And we’re working very hard. We’ve got a lot of them straightened out,” Trump said.
“The only thing they really care about is protecting what they’ve been able to do, which is really control the country. And it’s not to your benefit.”
In his speech, Trump also made reference to the “deep seeds inside.”
The so-called deep state refers to the bureaucracy of permanent and unelected officials in branches across the U.S. government.
Diana West, journalist and author of the book “American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation’s Character,” said during a panel discussion on Sept. 15 that deep state officials have been irked by Trump’s positions on immigration, radical Islam, national trade and tariffs, and the restoration of American sovereignty, as well as his bid to end wars not fought over American core interests.
“[The deep state] is interventionist. It favors mass immigration and even open borders. It supports free trade,” she said, adding that it also appears to support radical and political Islam.
Its policies, she said, “are building blocks of a socialist ‘paradise.’” Members of this permanent structure appear to exist not just among Democrats but also Republicans, she said.
“During my own campaign coverage, I was able to find striking similarities between the beliefs of mainstream, anti-Trump Republicans and the programs set forth in a 1932 book called ‘Toward Soviet America,’” she said, referring to the book by William Foster, who was chairman of the Communist Party USA. The party was believed to have operated under the auspices of the Soviet Union.
Trump said that those opposing his agenda are the same people who had sacrificed America’s sovereignty, wealth, and borders, and were responsible for wars in the Middle East that cost the United States $7 trillion.
“They’ve had their chance at running this country, and they failed,” he said.
Trump went as far as using the word “evil” to describe some of the people in question.
“There are powerful forces in Washington, trying to sabotage our movement. These are bad people. These are very, very bad and evil people,” Trump said.
“These are the people who made their money, their names, their careers, their power, off the corrupt and broken system. And they liked it the other way. So they will do anything at any time, and they’ll never stop.”
Trump said that these people are now being stopped by his administration.
“As long as we have the courage of our convictions and the strength to see them through, then there is no goal beyond our reach. As long as we stay true to our values, loyal to our citizens, and faithful to our God, then we will not fail,” he said.
Additional reporting by Joshua Philipp
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