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Posted on 07/05/2005 9:45:20 AM PDT by dgallo51

Common Dreams NewsCenter Sunday, July 03, 2005 Published on Wednesday, August 23, 2000 in The Irish Times Clinton's 'Plan Colombia': Disturbing Questions Concerning The Real US Agenda by Ana Carrigan

http://www.commondreams.org/views/082300-106.htm

Africa Faces New Threat of New Colonialism New Internationalist, Jan/Feb 2003 Title: "How (not) to Feed Africa" Author: Dr. Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher no.10 on project censored list 2004: The Top 25 Censored Media Stories of 2002-2003 http://www.projectcensored.org/publications/2004/10.html Source: Left Turn, July/August, 2002 Title: "NEPAD: Repackaging Colonialism in Africa" Author: Michelle Robidoux Evaluator: Heidi LaMoreaux Briarpatch, Vol. 32, No. 1, Excerpted from The CCPA Monitor, October 2002 Title: "Ravaging Africa" Author: Asad Ismi Faculty evaluators: Heidi LaMoreaux, Ph.D. Student Researchers: Kathleen Glover, Laura Huntington, Kagiso Molefhe, Dana Balicki

Excerpt…

My article shows how Western prosperity is based on the destruction of Africa. The story details the U.S. imperial design for Africa, which involves fostering wars and destroying economies in order to plunder natural riches. The U.S. has created a holocaust in Africa by backing wars and imposing structural adjustment programs, which have allowed it to loot hundreds of billions of dollars from the continent.

Since the story was first published in October 2002, 1.5 million more people have died in the Congo War bringing the total up to a shocking four million since 1998. This is a war foisted on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC - the richest country in Africa) by the U.S. through its proxies Rwanda and Uganda, who have occupied the country, stolen its abundant natural wealth, and sent it to the West. A peace agreement signed in September 2002 in which Rwanda and Uganda agreed to withdraw, is not working since Uganda has reoccupied parts of the eastern Congo and Rwanda keeps raiding the country. Recently, Rwandan troops burnt down thousands of homes in the eastern Congo. Uganda has armed two ethnic groups, the Hema and Lendu in Ituri province and encouraged them to fight resulting in 11,400 deaths so far; the two groups have laid siege to the provincial capital, Bunia, where bloody massacres continue. This shows the extent to which the U.S. will go to plunder Africa.

http://www.all4all.org/2004/01/546.shtml

PROXY WARS IN CENTRAL AFRICA? Profits, Propaganda and Luxury Goods for the West -- Pacification, Rape and Slavery for the Rest by keith harmon snow

http://ww3report.com/proxy.html

ARMS TRADE RESOURCE CENTER REPORTS - Weapons at War Deadly Legacy Update: U.S. Arms and Training Programs in Africa A Special Issue Brief By William D. Hartung and Dena Montague March 22, 2001

The Clinton Legacy: Uplifting Rhetoric, Grim Realities

http://www.worldpolicy.org/projects/arms/reports/update032201.htm

Yahoo! News Rape as a weapon of war in Congo leaves lasting trauma; victim recalls ordeal BRYAN MEALERWed Jun 22, 4:35 PM ET

http://news.yahoo.com/s/cpress/20050622/ca_pr_on_wo/congo_rape_as_weapon&printer=1;_ylt=Arh80K6sNhvlKeJ1r0WW8EslkMEF;_ylu=X3oDMTA3MXN1bHE0BHNlYwN0bWE-

Experts bare covert U.S. role in African wars By Monica Moorehead

http://www.workers.org/ww/2001/africa0614.php

Punish those who plunder my country The west must intervene to end Congo's terrible suffering Antoine Lokongo Guardian Saturday August 4, 2001

PROFITS FOR THE WEST, RAPE, MASSACRES AND SLAVERY FOR THE REST:

Antoine Lokongo is a Congolese journalist based in London Ref: http://www.congopanorama.org

HOW THE WESTERN HIGH-TECH MANIA IS FUELLING BOTH THE WAR AND THE ILLEGAL EXPLOITATION OF NATURAL AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO An investigation by Antoine Roger Lokongo, a London-based Congolese journalist 28.07.2004 http://www.congopanorama.org/art-west.html PROFITS FOR THE WEST, RAPE, MASSACRES AND SLAVERY FOR THE REST:

HOW THE WESTERN HIGH-TECH MANIA IS FUELLING BOTH THE WAR AND THE ILLEGAL EXPLOITATION OF NATURAL AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

An investigation by Antoine Roger Lokongo, a London-based Congolese journalist 28.07.2004

http://newswire.indymedia.org/en/newswire/2004/12/815947.shtml

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government. ---Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826

The Harvard Political Review - World Issue: 12/7/03 Failed Plan Columbia By Norman Ho

http://www.hpronline.org/media/paper450/news/2003/12/07/World/Failed.Plan.Columbia-578467.shtml

Outsourcing War Columbia Military Aid From The Private Sector Military aid . . . from the private sector When the Pentagon decided to send Colombia military help for the war on drugs, it chose to outsource it. By Paul De La Garza and David Adams December 3, 2000 © St. Petersburg Times

http://www.ratical.org/ratville/Columbia/PentagonWM.html

Private armies involved in the Congo war By Chris Talbot 2 September 1998

http://www.wsws.org/news/1998/sep1998/cong-s02.shtml

The Tutsis, police force for the Americans in Africa Londende Lokenge 10.31.98

http://www.inshuti.org/gendarma.htm

There's Usually A Really Good Reason For Doing Something, And Then There's The Real Reason

Published on Friday, June 2, 2000 in The National Post/Canada Fearing US Indictment, Clinton Stifles International War Crimes Court by Christopher Lockwood

http://www.commondreams.org/headlines/060200-02.htm

America's For-Profit Secret Army by Leslie Wayne, October 13, 2002

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2002/10/13/business/yourmoney/13MILI.html

http://www.unitedstatesgovernment.net/AmericasForProfitSecretArmy.htm

Clinton Is Assisting Uganda, Rwanda to Wreck Havoc The East African (Nairobi) Interview Kampala 08.10.00

http://www.inshuti.org/mckinne7.htm

How US Foreign Policy over decades was influenced by the Diamond Cartel Maurice Tempelsman: The Convergence of Policy and Profit in Private Note: The following is partial transcript of Representative Cynthia McKinney's recent brief. Prepared Statement of Janine Farrell Roberts By author of Book "Blood Stained Diamonds," Janine Farrell Roberts

http://community.webtv.net/Save_CherryHill/AkerRGICorporate

http://www.minesandcommunities.org/Company/diamonds1.htm

Rwanda genocide "The US let the Rwandan genocide happen"

Source: Based on National Security Archive and afrol archives

http://www.afrol.com/News2001/rwa013_us_genocide.htm

GUNS & GOONS & GOLD: THE ARKANSAS CONNECTION.

http://www.allthingspass.com/uploads/html-32Depop&PercepMan.htm

Liberia: Will Bush and Blair finally take action against indicted war criminal and former US military intelligence asset Charles Taylor? A Press Release Issued By Global Witness June 6, 2005 The Perspective Atlanta, Georgia June 8, 2005

http://www.theperspective.org/pressreleases/0608200501.html

1: Popul Today. 1994 Dec;22(12):1-2. Clinton administration forging population-foreign policy links.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12288094&dopt=Abstract

issues2000 Hillary Clinton on Civil Rights Apologize for slavery, but concentrate on civil rights now

http://www.issues2000.org/Senate/Hillary_Clinton_Civil_Rights.htm

Death in the Congo: a mother watches as machete militiamen murder her little girls By Adrian Blomfield in Bunia (Filed: 30/05/2003)

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/05/30/wcong30.xml&sSheet=/news/2003/05/30/ixnewstop.html

africa-talk.com _ depopulation as policy Posted by: COMRADE DAS Apr 6 2005, 01:33 PM

http://www.africa-talk.com/forums/index.php?act=Print&client=printer&f=2&t=200

Charles Taylor Rejects UN Deployment and Sankoh's Trial August 9, 2000

http://www.theperspective.org/taylorrejects.html

The Congo Conflict by Justin Podur March 05, 2004

http://www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?ItemID=5094

Covert Action in Africa: A Smoking Gun in Washington, D.C. April 16, 2001

http://www.truthout.org/docs_01/0180.McKinney.Africa.htm

Saturday, October 16, 2004 DISPATCH FROM THE DARK CONTINENT, PART 1 White mercenaries in black Africa The storied past and uncertain future of for-hire soldiers Posted: October 16, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern

http://wnd.com/news/printer-friendly.asp?ARTICLE_ID=40948

Mujahedin fanatics Clinton Administration Bosnian Islam fundamentalists RESULT: Islam Fundamentalist State in the heart of Europe Made in USA

http://www.srpska-mreza.com/library/facts/DevilTriangle.html


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: africa; clinton; congo; depopulate; gitmo; plunder; rape; teamclinton
Where are OUR Lady's Reproductive Rights Heros? Our Human Right's Heros? Our Great Liberal Liberators seem to be MIA when it comes to Africa…WHAT'S UP WITH THAT?

I am also very proud to be a liberal. Why is that so terrible these days? The liberals were liberators -- they fought slavery, fought for women to have the right to vote, fought against Hitler, Stalin, fought to end segregation, fought to end apartheid. Liberals put an end to child labor and they gave us the five day work week! What's to be ashamed of? -- Barbara Streisand

1 posted on 07/05/2005 9:45:21 AM PDT by dgallo51
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To: dgallo51
"..stolen its abundant natural wealth, and sent it to the West."

Well, hey, it wasn't like they were using it or anything.

2 posted on 07/05/2005 9:52:31 AM PDT by Jaxter ("Vivit Post Funera Virtus")
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To: dgallo51

Blame Whitey, as usual.


3 posted on 07/05/2005 9:57:19 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: dgallo51
Thanks for posting but I needed my secret decoder ring to read it.

My article shows how Western prosperity is based on the destruction of Africa. The story details the U.S. imperial design for Africa, which involves fostering wars and destroying economies in order to plunder natural riches. The U.S. has created a holocaust in Africa by backing wars and imposing structural adjustment programs, which have allowed it to loot hundreds of billions of dollars from the continent.

Typical leftist projection, blame us for what they are doing.

4 posted on 07/05/2005 9:59:43 AM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot

Hey! Aren't the LEFTIES on TEAM CLINTON'S side of the spectrum? Come on! This isn't a Right Wing Attack Machine! COVERT WAR/ RACIAL DEPOPULATION…What's your definition of a Nazi?


5 posted on 07/05/2005 10:03:41 AM PDT by dgallo51 (DEMAND IMMEDIATE, OPEN INVESTIGATIONS OF U.S. COMPLICITY IN RWANDAN GENOCIDE!)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot
I suppose you expect TEAM CLINTON's supporters in the Main Stream Media to reveal this? Sometimes you have to outside the box to get the TRUTH. What is the TRUTH? Why do people fly passenger jets into occupied buildings?
6 posted on 07/05/2005 10:07:06 AM PDT by dgallo51 (DEMAND IMMEDIATE, OPEN INVESTIGATIONS OF U.S. COMPLICITY IN RWANDAN GENOCIDE!)
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To: dgallo51
Where are OUR Lady's Reproductive Rights Heros? Our Human Right's Heros? Our Great Liberal Liberators seem to be MIA when it comes to Africa...WHAT'S UP WITH THAT?

Africa's problems put liberals in a bind. They can't bring themselves to condemn someone who isn't a white capitalist, even when they are murdering thousands of others.

I am also very proud to be a liberal. Why is that so terrible these days? The liberals were liberators -- they fought slavery, fought for women to have the right to vote, fought against Hitler, Stalin, fought to end segregation, fought to end apartheid. Liberals put an end to child labor and they gave us the five day work week! What's to be ashamed of? -- Barbara Streisand

Uh, liberals cheered Stalin, Mao, and even Pol Pot. Go back and read what they were saying at the time before their revisionism. Yes, liberals have done some good things with human rights, child labor, car safety, and such but their problem is that they don't know when to stop. They've overshot the mainstream and the mainstream is pushing back. There is such a thing as too much of a good thing. It also doesn't help that somewhere along the way, they became haters of everything that Western civilization has to offer, not realizing that Western civilization is the source of most of the values they supposedly hold dear.

7 posted on 07/05/2005 10:10:04 AM PDT by Question_Assumptions
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To: Mind-numbed Robot

Other than diamonds, what natural resources is Africa awash with? Hemoragic fever virus' do not count.


8 posted on 07/05/2005 10:51:25 AM PDT by massgopguy (massgopguy)
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To: dgallo51
Hey! Aren't the LEFTIES on TEAM CLINTON'S side of the spectrum?

Certainly. I consider the Clintons them as opposed to us.

As far as the rest of your rant I confess to not getting it. Which U.S. companies are doing all this exploiting?

9 posted on 07/05/2005 10:54:50 AM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot
Yeah! Just a bunch of Commies...we used to hold very strong feelings toward colonialism, but that was then. I'm no friend to Communism. The only think I hate more than a Commie is a NAZI. There's a news blackout here in the States. Our Commie friends elsewhere knew the truth, YET they supported Al Gore and John Kerry…what's that tell you?

Yahoo! News
Global arms dealers still fuel Congo unrest-report
By David Lewis1 hour, 40 minutes ago

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20050705/wl_nm/congo_arms_report_dc&printer=1;_ylt=Ak3AMtXtAJvkfOCbtP_QNApn.3QA;_ylu=X3oDMTA3MXN1bHE0BHNlYwN0bWE-
10 posted on 07/05/2005 10:56:10 AM PDT by dgallo51 (DEMAND IMMEDIATE, OPEN INVESTIGATIONS OF U.S. COMPLICITY IN RWANDAN GENOCIDE!)
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The only thing I hate more than a Commie is a NAZI.

What is the difference? You do know, I suppose, that NAZI is short for National Socialst Part. There was no difference between Stalin and Hitler. Their ambitions and methods were the same. Only their propaganda varied and not by much.

11 posted on 07/05/2005 11:07:51 AM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: dgallo51
[ What's your definition of a Nazi? ]

LoL.. Well..
German Socialist Workers party.. a.k.a. NAZI...

NAZIs, Italian Facists, and Russian Socialists were ALL socialists.. as were Maoists and many others that killed over 150 million people for the greater social good(!?)..

Man, are you brain washed.. but you did plop into a website that could educate you a bit.. IF you are not a true believer.. True believers (aka.. progressives) have been bull spermed and are pregnant with twins, error and ignorance..

12 posted on 07/05/2005 11:08:59 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been ok'ed me to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: dgallo51
Concerning your links, Amnesty International is a Communist front group. They say we are mistreating the prisoners at Gitmo. In addition, international arms dealers are a shady bunch themselves, selling to whomever will buy. They have no allegiance to anyone. Once again, I will have to admit an inability to follow your thinking. I am not sure what you are trying to convey.
13 posted on 07/05/2005 11:13:21 AM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot
I will let you work your way through the articles. If you still can't figure it out, find someone who's been home schooled to explain it to you.
14 posted on 07/05/2005 11:19:02 AM PDT by dgallo51 (DEMAND IMMEDIATE, OPEN INVESTIGATIONS OF U.S. COMPLICITY IN RWANDAN GENOCIDE!)
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To: dgallo51
If you still can't figure it out, find someone who's been home schooled to explain it to you.

Were you home schooled?

I have no interest in working my way through that confusing mish mash you posted. I you can't present hings in an organized and understandable manner I am content to remain ignorant of you thoughts.

15 posted on 07/05/2005 11:26:05 AM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot
Well, NO SOUP FOR YOU, then. Just suppose for a moment that "Plan Columbia" was designed for purposes OTHER THAN illicit drug interdiction?

East Timor Retrospective,
"Plan Colombia"
excerpted from the book
Rogue States
The Rule of Force in World Affairs
by Noam chomsky
South End Press, 2000, paper

p80
... the "drug war" is crafted to target poor peasants abroad and poor people at home; by the use of force, not constructive measures to alleviate the problems that allegedly motivate it, at a fraction of the cost.
While Clinton's Colombia Plan was being formulated, senior administration of ficials discussed a proposal by the Office of Management and Budget to take $100 million from the $1.3 billion then planned for Colombia, to be used for treatment for US addicts. There was nearunanimous opposition, particularly from "drug czar" General Barry McCaffrey, and the proposal was dropped. In contrast, when Richard Nixon-in many respects the last liberal president-declared a drug war in 1971, two-thirds of the funding went to treatment, which reached record numbers of addicts; there was a sharp drop in drug-related arrests and the number of federal prison inmates. Since 1980, however, "the war on drugs has shifted to punishing offenders, border surveillance, and fighting production at the source countries." One consequence is an enormous increase in drug-related (often victimless) crimes and an explosion in the prison population, reaching levels far beyond that in any industrial country and possibly a world record, with no detectable effect on availability or price of drugs.

Such observations, hardly obscure, raise the question of what the drug war is all about. It is recognized widely that it fails to achieve its stated ends, and the failed methods are then pursued more vigorously, while effective ways to reach the stated goals are rejected. It is therefore only reasonable to conclude that the "drug war," cast in the harshly punitive form implemented in the past 20 years, is achieving its goals, not failing. What are these goals? A plausible answer is implicit in a comment by Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, one of the few senators to pay close attention to social statistics, as the latest phase of the "drug war" was declared. By adopting these measures, he observed, "we are choosing to have an intense crime problem concentrated among minorities." Criminologist Michael Tonry concludes that "the war's planners knew exactly what they were doing." What they were doing is, first, getting rid of the "superfluous population," the "disposable people"- "desechables," as they are called in Colombia, where they are eliminated by "social cleansing"; and second, frightening everyone else, not an unimportant task in a period when a domestic form of "structural adjustment" is being imposed, with significant costs for the majority of the population.

"While the War on Drugs only occasionally serves and more often degrades public health and safety," a well-informed and insightful review concludes, "it regularly serves the interests of private wealth: interests revealed by the pattern of winners and losers, targets and non-targets, well-funded and underfunded," in accord with "the main interests of US foreign and domestic policy generally" and the private sector that "has overriding influence on policy."

http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Chomsky/East_Timor_RSChom.html
16 posted on 07/05/2005 11:55:19 AM PDT by dgallo51 (DEMAND IMMEDIATE, OPEN INVESTIGATIONS OF U.S. COMPLICITY IN RWANDAN GENOCIDE!)
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To: dgallo51

By invoking and quoting Noam Chomsky you have officially crossed over the border into the Moonbat Reservation and we are legally empowered to make fun of you.


17 posted on 07/05/2005 12:40:40 PM PDT by Trimegistus
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To: dgallo51
Although I agree that the WoD is causing many problems, maybe more than it is solving, I don't agree with the motives assigned to it nor do I believe Chomsky's statistics.

It is evident by your posting data and opinions from Amnesty International and Nom Chomsky that you believe they are telling the truth. I don't! They are part of the attempt by the left to rewrite history to present the entire history of the US as one of greed and opportunistic genocide, corrupt the English language so that well accepted definitions of words are turned on their heads to mean the opposite, and change the form of our government and society into one more like the USSR and China.

Your time would be better served by reading more David Horowitz, Thomas Sowell, Walter Williams, Ayn Rand, etc. You might want to tune in Rush Limbaugh, et al., also

I haven't read your link to more of Chomsky and I am now off to the bookstore to buy several books you should read, one of which is Mark Levin's Men in Black.
18 posted on 07/05/2005 12:46:18 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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To: dgallo51
by Noam Chomsky

LOL, you can’t be serious. I think I see the root of your problem.

19 posted on 07/05/2005 12:49:10 PM PDT by usurper (Correct spelling is overrated)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot
I will have to admit an inability to follow your thinking. I am not sure what you are trying to convey.

I am scratching my head also...the only thing I keep wondering about is all the aid we keep sending to Africa - where is it going - who is it helping? We seem to be making a welfare nation out of Africa while enriching their dictators and other potentates…………

20 posted on 07/05/2005 4:47:02 PM PDT by yoe
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We seem to be making a welfare nation out of Africa while enriching their dictators and other potentates…………

Not a new story. It is a typical liberal approach, even though Bush is doing it too, to moan and wring their hands over some grievous problem then throw money at it but make sure not to make it go away so you can later moan about the same thing and throw more money at.

It seems to me to be just another avenue which the left is excellent in doing - getting us to pay for their efforts to destroy us. They do it all the time here at home where most of them work for the government and in the school systems or some NGO paid for by foundations and taxpayers or PACs where foreigners and people like Soros can pour money into them. They know where all the goodies are because they put them there.

21 posted on 07/05/2005 6:04:54 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done needs to be done by the government.)
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