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Ron Paul's Soros Defense Plan
Sultan Knish ^ | Jan 2, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 01/03/2012 4:26:28 AM PST by expat1000

It was recently observed that Ron Paul was to the left of Obama on national security and the best evidence for that statement can be found when one year ago Ron Paul joined forces with Barney Frank on a proposal to gut national defense via a panel of experts, quite a few of whom were tied to George Soros.

In July 2010, Barney Frank and Ron Paul co-authored a Huffington Post article rolling out their Sustainable Defense Task Force. The Task Force "consisting of experts on military expenditures that span the ideological spectrum" would recommend a trillion dollars in defense cuts. The experts however didn't quite "span the ideological spectrum", more like float under it.

The panel of experts who would decide how to best gut national defense featured such independent thinkers as William D Hartung of the New America Foundation. Hartung's main expertise was appearing in "Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire".

Then there was Lawrence J. Kolb of the Center for American Progress and Miriam Pemberton of the Institute for Policy Studies. If you want to know what the Center, the Foundation and the Institute all have in common, it's Hungarian and smells like stale cabbage and the death of nations.

The rather creepy Institute for Policy Studies issued a paper proposing that Obama act as king and rule through executive orders. The New American Foundation is not only backed by Soros but has his son on its leadership council. The Center for American Progress is run by the co-chair of Obama's transition team and is all for intents and purposes the think tank of the White House. All three are Soros funded.

But it doesn't end there. Also on the panel was Christopher Hellman of the National Priorities Project. If you are wondering what the NPP is. It's a think tank whose objective is to "influence national spending priorities". And if you're in the mood for a double, Miriam Pemberton is also on the board of the NPP. The man behind the curtain at NPP? None other than our favorite Hungarian James Bond villain.

Going further down the list there's Winslow Wheeler of the Center for Defense Information. The CDI's goal is to strengthen "national and international security through international cooperation, reduced reliance on unilateral military power to resolve conflict". CDI operates under the aegis of the World Security Institute, which is apparently the least creepy name they could think of. Wheeler is a Counterpunch contributor, a site which even Stalinists think goes a bit too far. CDI gets money from Soros' Open Society Institute where the stench of death and stale cabbage never goes away.

Then there's Charles Knight and Carl Conetta of the Project for Defense Alternatives which appears to be a subset of the Commonwealth Institute. Of its Board of Directors, S.M. Miller is also the founder of United for a Fair Economy which enjoys generous support from a certain philanthropic chap who occasionally destroys economies for sport. Another member Guy Molyneux has also worked with the OSI. A third board member Richard Healey, was formerly director of the Institute for Policy Studies and is on the advisory board of the Center for Social Inclusion, founded by two OSI veterans.

If you think this can't get any worse, sorry to disappoint you but meet Paul Kawika Martin of Peace Action. You might know PA better by its old name of The Committee for a SANE Nuclear Policy or just SANE. A Communist front group investigated by none other than Senator Thomas Dodd. PA has the same attitude toward American defense that burglars have toward alarm systems in other people's homes. They don't like them very much. And they have a "five year strategic plan" for the job.

Paul Kawika Martin travels around fighting progress on board The Rainbow Warrior and is also involved with Physicians for Social Responsibility. Martin has also collaborated with NIAC, a front for the Iranian regime. I think you can guess by now who funds Physicians for Social Responsibility. If you can't, here's a hint. The initials are GS.

Then there's Laicie Olson of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. The Center is actually a subset of the Council for a Livable World. Olson originally worked for Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Also on board was Heather Hurlburt of the National Security Network. The NSN's goals are to "build a strong progressive national security and counter conservative spin." Its founder was part of Obama's transition team and resigned to work for Janet Napolitano. Soros' OSI helped fund NSN and its Special Counsel was on the NSN Policy Committee.

If you're tired of reading through all this, then good news because here's the summary. Of the Paul-Frank Task Force, 9 out of 14 members were linked to Soros's organs. Two were affiliated with the Cato Institute. One is indeterminate.

Ron Paul proposed to put a bunch of Soros funded think tank experts in charge of dismantling the US military. Think about that for a moment. And then think about it again. Ron Paul supporters can see conspiracies in a glass of water, can they see anything wrong with this picture? Can they see anything wrong with having a man from a group that was investigated for its Communist ties in the driver's seat on national defense?

The task force's proposals included cutting nuclear deterrence, reducing the fleet by 57 ships, including two carriers, canceling the Joint Strike Fighter. "Severely curtail missile defense". and that is a direct quote from the report. Retiring four Marine battalions. Reducing the military by 200,000 personnel. Cutting defense research spending by 50 billion over ten years. And increasing health care fees for members of the military.

Not only did Paul join forces with Barney Frank to slash military preparedness, but he ended up putting the experts of a foreign billionaire with global ambitions in charge of the project. And that was what he did as a congressman. Can anyone imagine what he would do as President?

But why would Ron Paul allow George Soros that much power and influence over America's defense policy. There are a number of possibilities. There is the possibility that Ron Paul just didn't know and didn't bother to do his research. Which is not much of a recommendation for the job he's running for. There's another possibility that Ron Paul knew and didn't care, that he had no objection to being part of a left-right alliance against the "American Empire" with Soros. But there's also a third possibility.

During the previous election, Americans Against Escalation in Iraq ran an ad praising Ron Paul for his position against the war. AAEI was an umbrella group for, the Center for American Progress, SEIU, Americans United For Change, the National Security Network and others in the progressive bestiary. A number of those beasties were Soros groups.

I'm not one to dabble in conspiracy theories, but when Soros pays for an ad praising you during the Republican primaries and then you put his experts in charge of America's defense policy, then maybe some questions should be asked.

TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society

1 posted on 01/03/2012 4:26:30 AM PST by expat1000
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2 posted on 01/03/2012 4:27:11 AM PST by expat1000
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To: expat1000
Ron Paul is something else. Not only does he think the U.S. should have twiddled its thumbs during the holocaust (under Roosevelt she pretty much did), he wants those who survived the holocaust and established their puny ghetto state Israel to be gone as well.

Maybe Rep. Paul can make Ahmadinejad his running mate.

Ron Paul 1488
The Final Solution for America

The two eights of the number 1488 stand for the eigth letter of the alphabet: H. And the two of them together form H H or Heil Hitler.

The fourteen part of the number 1488 stands for those fourteen words that every white supremacist knows: "We must secure the existence of our people and a future for White children." (hat tip Bill Levinson)

3 posted on 01/03/2012 4:56:10 AM PST by Stepan12
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To: expat1000

This Paul guy is a 100% certified WACKJOB! I can’t believe we have stupid people in this country that elected him to the office he now holds . Oh wait, They also elected the Commander in Chia, Barry the Brown Clown.
I must be turning into a “Grumpy Old Man” while knocking on the door of age 65 !

Too bad we didn’t have a time machine to rectify these abominations before they had a chance to implant in a uterus.

4 posted on 01/03/2012 5:35:39 AM PST by Renegade
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To: Stepan12
"[H]e think[s] the U.S. should have twiddled its thumbs during the holocaust."

Armchair 20/20. The holocaust was not advertised to the American people, but was discovered as we kicked over the rocks in Hitler Land. An honest study of the holocaust may reveal complicity and complacency on a world wide scale.

It is disconcerting to think Ron Paul would, if and when aware of mass genocide against innocent people, would merely twiddle his thumbs or have us do the same. I do not think that is a fair assessment of his moral compass. The question is, given the restraints of a limited, Constitutional government, what would be the proper course? First would be to identify and snuff out agressors before we even got to the point of a holocaust. Quite possibly George Soros would fit into that category these days - unless of course he is just another one of those whacko conspiracy theories neo-cons love to selectively sniff out.

Come to think of it, Ron Paul has generated more conspiracy theories about himself than his followers ever dreamed of. Take a look at Red State, where every word and phrase on Ron Paul is interpreted as if he is plotting an overthrow. The whole site reads like one gigantic conspiracy theory. The words "kook," "insane," blah blah blah gaining wide acceptance without question, your post notwithstanding.

5 posted on 01/03/2012 6:42:12 AM PST by Fester Chugabrew (let establishment heads explode)
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To: expat1000

“Ron Paul supporters can see conspiracies in a glass of water...”

The CIA has laced our drinking water with LSD and other mind altering drugs.

There are millions of Russian military personnel on our southern border, just on the other side, in Mexico, waiting for their orders to march into America and take over....

The World Trade Center wasn’t taken down by airplanes with some fuel on board. You can’t melt steel.

No, the Towers and other buildings were brought down by powerful explosives, which were secreted into the building by the US government.

Who else could get in with no one seeing them, plant explosives and evidence of their nefarious act go undetected before and after? The MIB’s and other rougue agencies within our government.

I should know. I’d been inside those many times over the years before that terrible day and I am one of very people who has a picture of me on Ellis Island with “The Towers” in the background.

I mean really, it’s not a coincidence they were located at Battery Park, a “former armory” housing munitions to protect the buildings behind it. Former? How do we know and in this day with many so called hidden or lost and forgotten tunnels under the city, our government could have secreted the very explosive that brought down those beautiful towers.

And, What of The Sphere that was placed just blocks away from where The World Trade Center would be completed just two years later? That thing is not just freaky looking it looks alien.

It was design was to symbolize world peace and was placed at the center of a ring of fountains.

Here is the clincher: The design itself is a caricature mimic the Grand Mosque of Mecca! Holy Cow! Was that thing some sort of homing beacon?! A communication device for Moslems worldwide?!

Who knows. Our government has been exactly forthcoming with answers and left us less than full on the details of that terrible day.

And now for the obligatory: /S /S /S /S /S

6 posted on 01/03/2012 8:55:17 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome
The CIA has laced our drinking water with LSD and other mind altering drugs.

Heart stopping moment there, Vendome - until I realized you were being sarcastic! ;-)

7 posted on 01/03/2012 9:05:12 AM PST by expat1000
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To: expat1000


8 posted on 01/03/2012 9:45:22 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Fester Chugabrew
The U.S. Government knew and from turning back the St. Louis to refusing to bomb the Auschwitz rail lines or the gas chambers, the U.S. government acted pretty much as Ron Paul wanted.

And Rep. Paul now wants to get rid of those Jews who escaped the holocuast by turning Israel over to the Arabs such as those pretend people, the palis. :-|

We've all Been Had

9 posted on 01/03/2012 11:18:35 AM PST by Stepan12
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