The question of imperialism, then, is the question whether we are going to give the lie to the origin of our own national existence by establishing a colonial system of the old Spanish type, even if we have to sacrifice our existing civil and political system to do it. I submit that it is a strange incongruity to utter grand platitudes about the blessings of liberty, etc., which we are going to impart to these people, and to begin by refusing to extend the Constitution over them, and still more, by throwing the Constitution into the gutter here at home.
If you take away the Constitution, what is American liberty and all the rest? Nothing but a lot of phrases.
==The Conquest of the United States by Spain (1899), William Graham Sumner
The parallels with Iran-Contra are uncanny. In the 1980’s, the Reagan administration wanted to topple the government of Nicaragua, using right-wing mercenaries, death squads, based in Honduras. But Congress passed a law prohibiting that. So they went around it, by financing the Contras via Iran. Thirty years later, the hawks in Washington wanted to topple the elected governments of Libya and Syria, and crush the popular resistance in Iraq. Once again, they wanted to do this using death squads. So they got around Congress by having Qatar and the Saudis finance it.
To set up death squads in Iraq, they sent John Negroponte as Ambassador to Baghdad in 2004. The same guy they sent to Honduras as Ambassador from 1981 to 1985. Then in 2011 they sent some of those killers from Iraq to Libya to overthrow Qaddafi, with NATO air cover. From Libya, they were sent to Syria to start the killing there – the dirty war directed by Negroponte’s right-hand man, US Ambassador Ford. The US embedded media perversely pinned these killings on Assad, following the script for another NATO invasion. Only Russia’s UN veto spared Syria. So the sheikhs kept financing the “rebels” – and the US pretended to fight them – until they grew into the ISIS terror army; nor are they and their backers quitting.
From the very start, fighters, weapons and supplies were funneled over the border from Iraq and Turkey into Syria – including the vicious and extremist death squads of the LIFG, or Libyan Islamic Fighting group: fresh veterans of the Libya campaign, mercenaries of an Empire of Terror.
“responsibility to protect” civilians (so-called R2P) – the trick that had just worked to mobilize the extreme violence of NATO firepower to bring down Qaddafi and smash Libya.
Our lying, embedded media are acting as the purveyors of fakery, and the enablers of genocide. They are just as guilty as those who do the actual killing, because these war crimes could never happen without their protection.
==ISIS IS US: The Shocking Truth Behind the Army of Terror (Washington Blog, George;Madsen, Wayne;Tarpley, Webster;Partisan, Syrian Girl)
A sickening example of the mentality involved is the Syrian ‘rebel’ Abu Sakkar who was caught on video cutting out the heart of a dead soldier, taking a bite and saying: ‘I swear to God we will eat your hearts and your livers, you soldiers of Bashar the dog’. These are the sort of insane people that the US, Britain and NATO are arming and funding. Once Gaddafi was dead and Libya was secured for the cabal many of the ‘Libyan rebels’ (mercenaries) just headed for Syria to do the same there.
==The Perception Deception – Part Two (Icke, David)
During the NATO-led invasion of Libya, presented in the West as yet another spontaneous uprising of the people running off the momentum of the ‘Arab Spring’, the media publicised false images of celebrations in Tripoli’s Green Square, implying that the Gaddafi regime had in fact fallen to the rebels. This was shown on Al Jazeera and repeated on the BBC.
As reported on Prisonplanet.com: “The fake scenery has purportedly been set up in Qatar for purposes of psychological manipulation. The Stop War Crimes website also reports that the footage showing victorious rebels in front of Gaddafi’s Bab al-Azizia compound could similarly have been faked. The fake footage serves two purposes according to the Stop War Crimes blog. “To break the Libyan resistance by creating panic and chaos in the Libyan capital,” and “to provide cover for the massacres of civilians that would occur in the days following the declaration of rebel victory.”
==Your Thoughts Are Not Your Own Volume Two: Marketing, Movies and Music (Sanders, Neil)
What America and our NATO vassal states did to Libya was a war crime and represents an ongoing war against humanity led by nothing more than the hubris of imperialism and the needs of empire for absolute control over nations that have not become servant states.
Humanitarian intervention is a phrase used over and over again by the ruling elites not only because the bureaucratic technocracy that uses it to invade, dominate and destroy non-compliant states is mentally and policy schlerotic. They are two words of early warning that the empire is going to strike as they have rarely, if ever used by America our NATO other than to mask death, destruction and military, economic and cultural invasions. Never.
Hillary Clinton, like her husband before her, should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity. In her case, atrocities and crimes against the people of Libya, for the murder of woman and children and the totally illegal invasion of an independent sovereign nation.
The mouthpieces of revisionist history, portraying criminal decisions, outside of the democratic processes and the American Constitution, as well intentioned mistakes is pure statist propaganda of the most disgusting kind. The American people are controlled, mentally and increasingly in body as well, by a criminal conspiracy that will never relinquish the reigns of power as long as we remain captive of the delusional world most of us are happy to live within, as truth is to psychologically painful to face.
Libya had the highest per capita income in Africa, a social system superior to most western nations and a leader who was loved far more deeply and nationwide than any America has produced in generations. Hilary and the covert state had planned on the destruction of Libya long before the opportunity arose.
With the covert plans already underway to foment revolution in Benghazi in order to not only destabilize a potentially countervailing force against the aims of the Anglo-American neocon fascists in the Middle East, but also very clearly to take advantage of the large stockpile of weapons more freely to ship to terrorists in Syria and to the other proxy Islamic radicals of the Sunni Gulf State powers.
That’s what Benghazi was prior to the orchestrated fall of Qadhafi and what is was when Hillary abandoned an American ambassador and indirectly murdered American there to defend him as well as carry out the covert operations of the Empire.
All Governments lie, Empires more than others–America’s worst of them all.
As the secretary of state in 2011, Hillary Clinton pressed the Obama administration to intervene militarily in Libya, with consequences that have gone far beyond the fall of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.