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Here's the latest on American M.A.D-ness. Canada doesn't seem to know what to think about it:
RCINet: US To Respond Shortly To Russia Over Venezuela, 'Russians Will Pay Price'
StrategicCulture.org: Trump Threatens Nuclear War If Russia Protects Venezuela
Strategic-Culture.org: Trump Must Fire Bolton – To Save the Peace of the World
Lest you think this is all about the United States, you need to read about the Canadian politician who played an instrumental part in the whole ugly mess. It's been in my side column for quite a while now:
Strategic Culture: How Chrystia Freeland Organized Donald Trump’s Coup in Venezuela
It seems that our own government has been quietly instrumental in setting the stage for the rape of Venezuela for a couple of years now. I don't recall any survey on how many Canadians thought this was a good idea. Do you? I don't see any street protests over it either. Do you?
We can look at the Hill Cam to see if the Ottawa anti-war movement shows up. At 10:30 am, as I begin to write this, it's quietly snowing (thanks to "global warming"?) and there are no humans in sight.
In fact, the only Ottawa anti-war sites I can find online have been defunct since Harper was PM. Here's an example: no activity since 2013.
There's just no serious criticism now that the government currently in power calls itself "Liberal". There was also no serious criticism of US policy when Obama was in power. Former activists heard the word "democracy" like a dog whistle in their ears, and immediately sat on their haunches.
Every horrible thing that happens now is justified in the name of "democracy".
How can there be any difference at all between conservatism and liberalism, when a Liberal Canadian government openly conspires with an American GOP President to conduct a coup in a tiny country like Venezuela?
The following are some of the most arrogant defences of Canada's decision to pave the way for American domination of Venezuela you're likely ever to read:
CBC: Peaceful transition 'absolutely' possible in Venezuela, says Freeland
One can hardly characterize Freeland's statement as openly disagreeing with the United States. She's saying what she's allowed to say. In fact, when Trump backs down from outright military confrontation with Russia (and he will have to unless he is truly M.A.D), she will have already provided the rationale.
Remember, Trump also likes to give the impression that he and Freeland aren't on the best of terms; how else to cover collusion? What else is the Lima Group, under Freeland's direction, if not collusion in a coup?
Odd that Trump's has always insisted he and Putin were not on good terms, yet the anti-Trump corporate media have never believed him on that score. And Canada is all set to blame Russia if the Liberals lose this year's election, which merely shows what a good job our own biased corporate media have achieved via TV and online news reporting.
It's no wonder that politicians generally pride themselves on being much more clever than the average citizen. Downright duplicitous, in fact.
But has Chrystia gotten in over her head? For someone who hates Russia as much as she says she does, she must have known that the Russians were going to try to make it darned near impossible for the Venezeula coup to succeed. She had to have known that, with her willing assistance, Venezuela would become yet another experiment in what once was called the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Despite the early interference, Cuba has thrived under socialism and, in a vote in February of this year, its people re-affirmed socialism:
TheGuardian: Cuba overwhelmingly approves new constitution affirming ‘irrevocable’ socialism
But, naturally, the Guardian takes pains to let us know that:
Yes, out of a population of 11.5 million people, a small percentage of Cubans reportedly voted against it (not hard to imagine who those Cubans were before the revolution -- the same sort of wealthy exploiters of labour that ordinary Venezuelans suffered under before the Chavez years).
But that what's "democracy" is; rule by majority vote. Governments forced onto populations via coups are the farthest thing from "democracy" you're ever going to see. And our so-called Liberal government helped to expedite that.
Which makes our Foreign Minister either deluded, foolhardy, week-kneed in the face of US hauteur, or worse, a sadist at heart.
One of my very favourite authors, William Blum (may he rest in peace), would be saying that this whole scene is building up to "MAD-ness"!
William Blum: The Anti-Empire Report #59
Scroll down the page to "Dr. Strangelove" and please read that whole section. Here's a snippet:
And that's the really disgusting part of MAD-ness. Only the weak are picked on.
There's a Quora discussion of this kind of opportunism:
Quora: What Animal Preys On The Weak?
Interesting thought ... how many humans who have attained power in business and governments are also sexually aggressive toward less powerful humans in their environment. Psychology Today thinks there is direct correlation. And of course, in Hindu chakra parlance, sex (sacral) and aggression (root) occupy adjacent locations on the spine.
One hopes, for all our sakes, that the current Trudeau administration is taking into account what the previous Trudeau PM told the Washington Press Club about sharing a border with the US:
Not to mention that the elephant might roll over and squash the mouse. Or maybe it's already happened? There's a very powerful American oligarch who has "very great hopes for Canada". Others think differently:
RealityReader: Trudeau's Globalist Circus Is Destroying Canada
See, this is what puts the lie to Freeland's insistence that "democracy" is being brought to Venezuela. She and Trudeau and their good friend George Soros are actually supporting the opposite in Venezuela, while putting a rosy spin on it. That little country already had its democracy. The vote for Maduro was democratic. To install a leader by force is tyranny. Not to mention that it has the potential to lead to MAD-ness.
Canada's current anti-Russian stance is due solely to Freeland's self-professed personal animosity. She is Ukrainian, she owns property in Kiev, and she stirred up trouble while acting as a reporter during a stay in Russia, to the point where she's reportedly been banned from entering that country. She's also a usurper of the position of Foreign Minister, which post was originally assigned to Stephane Dion.
Let's see what Dion's approach to Russia would have been, so that we can understand why he was booted out of his job.
Canadian Global Affairs Institute: April 2016 - A Way Ahead With Russia
It appears that the elephant has already rolled over and Canadians are literally dead asleep.
It's patently obvious that some power did not want peace-monger Stephane Dion to achieve any semblance of leadership within the Government of Canada. When he first attempted the leadership of the Liberal Party, Soros (I am convinced of that) sent his good lackey Michael Ignatieff to roll over him. Though Ignatieff succeeded in not being elected PM, he was rewarded with his very own university, with its own political agenda, in Hungary.
RCINet: Hungary summons Canadian ambassador in diplomatic spat over Soros-funded university
Not surprisingly, Trudeau jumped in to cheer for Ignatieff:
Trudeau, as I've stated ad nauseum, is good with "weasel" words. Just as Freeland calls a coup "restoring democracy", Trudeau called American indoctrination "academic freedom", but Hungary was not fooled. It smelled the elephant and drove it out of the country.
Canadians have no sense of smell, it seems. Consider the source of this article, "Guardian: Dark Day for Freedom " regarding Hungary's actions, and then consider that the Guardian no longer retains a reputation for unbiased reporting.
With regard to the silent Left: It's now after 4 PM and there's been no significant activity on Parliament Hill. But there's always hope, isn't there?
5:20 PM: THIS JUST IN:
UrduPoint: 'Ridiculous' - Russian Foreign Ministry
"Attempts to scare Russia with sanctions for its legitimate cooperation with Venezuela look ridiculous."
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