Skip to comments.MIKHAIL GORBACHEV: From the Presidium to the Presidio
Posted on 05/30/2002 3:25:15 PM PDT by Ivan the Terrible
From the Presidium
to the Presidio
Malachi Martin states, "It is my opinion, for instance, that the USSR didnt disintegrate naturally but was ordered to collapse. Gorbachev was told to vacate his power base, and also to inform other leaders of the Soviet bloc nations to do likewise. Those orders came from the Capstone."
Some say Gorby is the "last remaining Global leader"
New World Order as embodied in the United Nations and its global endeavor to institute political, economic, and religious governance over all the world, has very few fanatical supporters of the caliber of Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev.
His "Green Cross International" based in Geneva, Switzerland, (one of many globalist organizations he has played a principle role in creating), boldly stated in a May, 1997 news release that Gorbachev "may be the last remaining Global leader" and that he is " a man with a still-unfulfilled destiny."
The purpose of this article is to better identify Gorbachev and examine the nature of his present Globalist agenda. In doing so, you will see that New World Order, and specifically, the Biblical Antichrist system is well on its way to subduing the earth.
Gorbachev's political and religious machine has all the resources, ambitions and key players to produce the final Antichrist system.
Exactly who is this unique world leader?
Mikhail Gorbachev was born in 1931, the worst year of Joseph Stalins terror and collectivization of the Soviet Union. The first three years of his life were spent enduring disastrous famine in a peasant family of European Russia. By the age of twelve, the Germans occupied his hometown of Stavropol. But he would not remain in such dire straights.
His grandfather was a Communist Party member and collectivist chairman; his father a local party chief. Young Mikhail pursued an active political career. At nineteen, he joined the Communist Party, and at twenty-four, he graduated from Moscow State University, Law Faculty, after holding a variety of posts in Komsomol - the Communist Youth Party, and University and City politics. He worked in the Department of Propaganda, was a Delegate to the 22nd Party Congress, a Party organizer, and Head of the Department of Party Organs. These experiences provided a well-rounded initiation for a young aspirant.
Gorbachev's first big mark was as Agricultural/Industrial Reformer
At 35, Gorbachev graduated from the Agricultural Institute as an agronomist- economist. The next year he became Second Secretary for agriculture, then in 1970, First Secretary. His rapid climb continued: 1971, Member Central Committee 24th Party Congress; 1972, Head of Delegation to Belgium at invitation of Communist Party; 1974, Representative to Supreme Soviet, and Chairman of the Standing Commission on Youth Affairs, 1975: Head of Delegation to West Germany at invitation of Communist Party.
His success made him prominent in the Soviet Union
In 1977, Gorbachev appeared on Page 1 of Pravda for successes in agricultural ministry. In 1978, he wrote in the Agitator (propaganda magazine), and met President Brezhnev and General Secretary Chernenko to report on good harvest. He was given the Order of the October Revolution and spoke on agriculture at the Central Committee Plenum. At a prominent funeral, Gorbachev spoke from atop Lenin's mausoleum.
He met Premier Kosygin and Andropov in his hometown, and was promoted to Secretary of the Central Committee, responsible for agriculture. Gorbachev was elected to the Supreme Soviet, listed 28th in Party hierarchy; later named Candidate Member of Politburo. In 1980, he began work on Brezhnev's Food Program, published an article in Kommunist linking agriculture and industry, and was promoted to Full Member of Politburo. He gave a traditional speech marking Lenin's birthday.
His success let to International roles
Gorbachev led a Soviet delegation to Canada in 1983, meeting Trudeau and members of the House of Commons and Senate. After returning from Canada, the nature of his roles began to change. He was placed in charge of personnel changes in the Party apparatus and government. He was also left in charge of day-to-day operations of Secretariate while Andropov was off on vacation. In the international incident of the Korean Air liner which was shot down, Gorbachev chaired a crisis group.
Given the task of supervising regional elections and recommending younger and more able Party officials in regions where economic performance was poor or where corruption was evident, Gorbachev eventually became the formal 2nd-in-command with Chernenko. He was elected Chairman of Supreme Soviet Foreign Affairs Commission. He addressed the USSRs All-Union Conference on agro-industrial complex. He made the nominating speech prior to Chernenko being elected Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet and was the main speaker at conference on ideology in Moscow. There he made famous his concepts of "openness (glasnost) as a compulsory condition of socialist democracy and a norm for public life."
Going to Britain, he met with Margaret Thatcher and Parliament leaders. Then Chernenko died. In 1985, he was elected General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Nominated by Gromyko, Gorbachev became a member of the Presidium, the Executive Committee of the Supreme Soviet headed by the President.. In 1985, he published a long term economic plan out to 2000. Boris Yeltsin took over as Moscow Party boss.
For his role in International Nuclear Disarmament, dissolving the USSR and reuniting Germany, he earned world recognition
Gorbachev met with Ronald Reagan in Geneva, and Perestroika (restructuring) began. In 1987, he visited Prague, calling for elimination of all nuclear weapons from Europe. He visited Washington, D.C. in December for the first time and signs INF treaty whereby all intermediate-range nuclear weapons were to be destroyed within three years. That was followed by a 1988 Summit with Reagan in Moscow. In October he was elected president, and in December he addressed the United Nations.
In November 1989, he caused the Berlin wall to come down. December saw him in the Vatican making plans with the Pope. Next, he saw George Bush in Malta. In November of 1990, a landmark document called the Joint Declaration of Twenty-two States was signed in Paris. That was the turning point in East / West relations. The Cold War was over. His spectacular performances won him the Nobel Peace Prize.
Gorbachev became extremely popular in the West
Then in a theatrical, if not staged event, Gorbachev was kidnapped and finally released by coup plotters in 1991. In August, he resigned as head of Communist Party. Finally on December 25, he resigned as President, and the USSR was officially dissolved. The world was shocked.
In an interview with the New American, (6/9/97), Malachi Martin states, "It is my opinion, for instance, that the USSR didnt disintegrate naturally but was ordered to collapse. Gorbachev was told to vacate his power base, and also to inform other leaders of the Soviet bloc nations to do likewise. Those orders came from the Capstone."
Martin says in Windswept House, "Within two years of Gorbachevs ouster, GF/USA had moved into the disused military offices of the Presidio in San Francisco. There, with the fantastic view of the Bay to cheer him, Gorbachev set about his new role in earnest. He launched GF/Netherlands, and GF/India (Rajiv Gandhi). And he formulated plans for Green Cross International, his own version of ecumenical activity for the "spiritual alliance of all true believers in mans earthly habitat"
Gorbachev at the Presidio: a bonus for a job well done?
The Presidio in San Francisco is one of the most famous citadels in American History. Established by the Spanish in 1776 on the banks of San Francisco Bay, it has served as a principle American fortress during both aggressions and defense. Operated by the National Parks and Conservation Association, America's only private nonprofit citizen organization dedicated solely to protecting, preserving, and enhancing the U.S. National Park System. An association of "Citizens Protecting America's Parks," NPCA was founded in 1919 and today has 500,000 members.
In October, 1996, the US Congress passed a sweeping reform bill HR 4236, which, among other park reforms, "establishes a new management structure for the historic Presidio in San Francisco." Reading between the lines, the US government has essentially handed over this prize compound to the New World Order gang. In a nutshell, the Presidio is fast becoming a Globalist utopia, free of US controls, and the typical world citizen might be shocked to learn the real agenda of these "master engineers and facilitators".
Gorbachevs "Brain Trust": The New World Order gang
The New World Order is not being assimilated by so much officialdom (legally commissioned governmental agencies) nearly so much as it is being fabricated by foundations, non-governmental organizations, academia and agents of behind-the-scenes secret societies, referred to by Malachi Martin as "the Capstone" (a term referring to the Luciferic "Illuminati" types, whose diabolic schemes have been evolving for centuries). There are less Kings and Presidents playing strategic roles than there are powerful world citizens such as Banking Magnate David Rockefeller, Media Mogul Ted Turner, Former Senator Alan Cranston, and a cornucopia of high ranking Freemasons, New Age occult religionists, "Green" Environmentalists, and so forth.
"As early as April of 1991, (Gorbachevs) American friends and sponsors had set up the nonprofit nucleus for that (Gorbachev) Foundation, calling it the Tamalpais Institute of San Francisco. They couldnt decently call it the Gorbachev Foundation while Gorbachev was still the master of all the Russias! But they could - and May of that year, did - hold a fund-raising dinner at New Yorks Waldorf-Astoria. There, in the presence of Henry Kissinger, officials of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Ford Foundation, and the Pew and Mellon Funds all pitched in with a guarantee to supply the Gorbachev Foundation with its start up bankroll of $3.05 million." Malachi Martin, in his newest book, Windswept House, gives flesh to the evolution of Gorbys global influence: "Thus, well before Gorbachev ostensibly quit national Russian politics at the end of that year, plans for his future role were nicely on their way. And not for GF/USA only. A Moscow branch of the Gorbachev Foundation - GF/Russia - would be housed by Yeltsin in the long-established International Lenin School. The ILS offered such advantages as its location at the center of Moscow and its trained working staff of one hundred academics, all provided at government expense." And, I might add, home-grown Leninist Socialists!
What is going on at the Presidio?
According to a May, 1995 news item in The San Francisco Chronicle, Gorbachev invited a number of prestigious global elitists to join him at the Presidio. The purpose was "to discuss the state of the world" and "new directions" for the "future of the nation state." Former Senator Alan Cranstron was quoted as saying, "There appears to be a great cynicism everywhere about government. And there's a yearning for new directions." Cranston became the Chairman of The Gorbachev Foundation USA. Gorbachev-directed 'brain trusts' would help guide the world's affairs. The 'Earth Charter,' composed by Gorbachev and UN environmental guru Maurice Strong, was to be presented at the Presidio conference.
Among the invited guests to this State of the World Forum were former US President George Bush; former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; Vaclav Havel, President of Czechoslovakia; former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone; Anglican Bishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa; media mogul Ted Turner; Microsoft Chairman William Gates; US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich; and Alvin Toffler, author of futurist books like Future Shock and The Third Wave.
Gorbachev has initiated a series of international conferences to offer world leaders, institutions and international organizations specific recommendations regarding the security needs of the post-Cold War world. "The Program" of the State of the World Forum included bringing together working groups of international experts in the areas of: Elimination of nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons testing; Drafting a new architecture for global security in the post Cold War world; and Developing improved methods of ethnic, religious and regional conflict resolution. Focus papers written by prominent individuals in these fields provided a basis for discussion. Working group meetings were held in September, 1993 in Moscow, Russia; in April, 1994 in Washington, D.C.; and the final conference was held in September 1994 in New Delhi, India. Gorbachev presented the findings of this two-year international project to the Council on Foreign Relations in New York in October, 1994 with subsequent publication and distribution to international institutions.
Gorbachevs International Web of influence
The State of the World Forum, at the pinnacle of all Gorbachevs endeavors, is by no means the only focus of his energies. An almost endless list of non-governmental organizations are cropping up all over the world with Gorbachevs name on them. Here are only a few:
World Without Wars 2000 is part of an all volunteer international project, launched by members of the international New Humanist Movement in 1995. Its campaign "Year 2000 7 Days Without Wars" is now moving forward in 25 countries, (including Russia, several Eastern and Western European countries, the Philippines, Hong Kong, South America, Israel, Australia, the US and Canada) with new countries coming in all the time. Gorbachev and Noam Chomsky, MIT professor and renowned Anarchist/Libertarian Socialist are two of the prominent voices in that movement. Disarmament, from the national level down to individual gun control are on the agenda.
Green Cross International, since June 1993, Gorbachev has chaired this Globalist environmental movement. Its tentacles reach into countless areas of international law and politics, ultimately demanding the submission of all nation-states to the sovereignty of a Global environmental government - one of many efforts he is making to establish and enforce supra-national powers.
The International Nuclear Safety Foundation (INSF), launched in Vienna, on June 26, 1997, according to Reuters. Its aim is to step up pressure on governments to improve nuclear safety standards by mobilizing public opinion.
Can Gorby really solve the worlds problems?
In September of 1991, as the fifteen republics of the Soviet Union were breaking up, Gorbachev said, "Only Jesus Christ could take a few loaves of bread and feed the thousands ... Only Jesus Christ could solve problems such as these."
It would be good if he would apply that wisdom to the entire Global dilema today. Instead of pressing for New World Order, press for the return of Jesus Christ. Believers already know Who the real Final Solution is!
We would do well to keep an eye peeled on Gorbachev and any of the movers and shakers that hang around him. These guys are running the New World Order.
"The meaning of peace is the absence of the opposition to Socialism." -Karl Marx
"Gentlemen, Comrades, do not be concerned about all you hear about Glasnost and Perestroika and democracy in the coming years. These are primarily for outward consumption. There will be no significant internal changes in the Soviet Union, other than for cosmetic purposes. Our purpose is to disarm the Americans, and let them fall asleep." -Gorbachev (1987)
"More socialism means more democracy, openness and collectivism in everyday life." -Gorbachev (1988)
"Our vision of the European space from the Atlantic to the Urals in not that of a closed system. Since it includes the Soviet Union, which reaches to the shores of the Pacific, it goes beyond nominal geographical boundaries." -Gorbachev, Nobel Peace Prize Lecture, delivered in Oslo,(1992)
(Note that Gorbachev, who had been out of office for six months, referred to the Soviet Union, not Russia.)
"Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev said on Thursday the victims of the September 11 attacks in the United States will not have died in vain if world leaders use the crisis to create a new world order."
"The paramount global objective of the strategy of 'perestroika' is to weaken and neutralize anti-Communist ideology and the influence of anti-Communists in political life in the United States, Western Europe and elsewhere - presenting them as anachronistic survivors of the Cold War, reactionaries and obstacles to 'restructuring' and peace. Anyone who warns about Moscow's true objectives is automatically branded a 'Cold Warrior', even by people who have doubts about Moscow's motives."
Gorbachev's goal was to save Communism in Russia by convincing the world that Communism no longer existed.
The Russians can be Commies and our best friends at the same time. Oh wait, if forgot the Chinese to, but even sadder, they don't even hide that they are Communist. They don't have to, nobody seems to care.
And in my opinion the moon is made of green cheese, but that doesn't necessarly make so, now does that?
Hmmm why does that all sound so familiar? Oh yeah...
"In 1921 the economy of Russia lay in ruins. seven years of war and civil war had produced catastrophe. Industrial production stood at thirteen per cent of prewar volume; the grain harvest had fallen from 74 million tons in 1916 to 30 million tons in 1919 and continued to decline still further. Inflation was rampant, and although the Communists hated and feared it, they saw no alternative but to contribute to it by printing paper money. The immediate economic measures taken to meet the crisis could not be directly financial. nor could they involve any plans for extensive change in the structure of the economy. They aimed merely to persuade people to work and produce more, in the city or in the village, so that some kind of regular trade could be resumed, the urban masses fed, and the villages supplied with the goods for which they would willingly exchange their grain."....
"Although as indicated the food tax was prompted by basically political motives, it also initiated the revival of the economy. The law provided that the peasant must pay the government a tax in kind consisting of a certain percentage, varying somewhat from region to region, of his produce; he could then dispose of the remainder on the free market. A year later the tax was fixed at a standard ten per cent. In 1922 also the peasant was permitted to lease and hire labor, although purchase and sale of land were still prohibited. By the Fundamental Law on the Exploitation of Land by the Workers, enacted in Hay 1922, the government guaranteed the peasant freedom of choice of land tenure, individual, communal, or other. Thus the villager was permitted, within rather broad limits, to manage his own economic life as he saw fit...."
"By 1923-1924 it was apparent that the regime was managing to stabilize itself, at least for the time being, as the economic revival made headway. The open although limited encouragement given to private enterprise led many in and out of Russia to conclude that "capitalism" had returned for good, and that the Communists had jettisoned their long-proclaimed ideological objectives, which might never have been seriously meant anyhow. The introduction of the NEP was the first in a long series of occasions in Soviet history when foreign observers decided that Communist doctrine was ceasing to be significant in influencing the Soviet Leaders."
By the way...the reason it should sound familiar is that before you Western intelligentsia forced Communism on us, 13% is what the Tsar took.
Is this statement historically accurate?
As for the fools here who actually think the Soviets are going to come back and rule Russia, go pound sand. If the bunch of you hate us Russians so much, by all means, be men and take a gun and we'll settle it once and for all. Russian soil only grows greener off of the blood of foreigners.
"The present assessment shows how, because of Western ignorance of and confusion about the strategy underlying 'Perestroika' and because of Western political and economic support for the so-called reform of the Soviet system, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) has been successfully installed and has begun to carry out concrete new geopolitical strategies within the framework of the long-standing overall Communist strategy of convergence. These strategies are still being guided and coordinated by the same Soviet strategists who have simply shifted away from the use of the old worn-out ideology and the familiar but obsolete patterns, to the exploitation of geopolitical factors and of the new potentialities of the 'reformed' Communist system. The common feature of these geopolitical strategies is the manipulation and use of the 'democrat' and 'independent' images which the change in form from the USSR to the CIS and it's individual members has provided so abundantly and the nature of which the West has, so far, failed to comprehend."
Speaking of "Beating a dead horse"...Please see bottom of Post#6
We will do just that if the Russians believe they are hated, no matter, for hatred is a right too, after all. There is no need to pound sands regarding communism, but nukes.
Communism is not far fetched given the fact that nuclear weapons are the only true "communising" weapons. After all, Chernobyl was a great exercise (concoted or accidental, no matter) at creating true communism in the region. Now that everyone has been evacuated, the area and the station there has been run by the government of Ukraine so effectively that the governors even got direct subsidies from Europe and the US to stop this "travesty"... Of course, it has not stopped and it is the governors and not the land owners of the area, that are stuffing their pockets.
What better excuse there is indeed against the restoration of legitimate jurisdictions but to impose safety and security mandates accross whole regions, replacing jurisdictions with mandatory "efficient" ideological and technical algorithms.
In support of Stavka2 against various ignoramuses, I will confirm his actual FACTS about the 13% flat tax; about the great and increasing prosperity and private enterprise in and about Moscow (such that you couldn't guess from looking out our hotel window that you weren't in some other great world city); about the TOTAL ABSENCE of even one symbol of Communism (i.e. NO red flags, No red slogans on banners; NO statues of Lenin, etc) but their replacement with Russia's TRADITIONAL symbols (the double-headed eagle carried down from its affiliation with the Orthodox Christian Byzantine Empire; the icons of St. George).
I am sorry to see that the dummies in the West are still fixated on Russia as a threat to their prosperity. I think the problem is that things in the West (at the pinnacle of its power and wealth) can only get worse; things in Russia can only get better.
The point is that former Soviets are participating in a system that is simply unaccountable, internaly and externaly. Whether it is breaking treaties abroad or promises at home, the system there is geared toward confinement. The rulers keep being in position of prosecuting their people when it should be the people prosecuting them. Where is the hatred of the Russians in there? Quite the contrary, there is none.
and mind you, those criticizuing Russia on these threads have criticized the Clinton administration and their own liberals here too. So this is not xenophobia, this is genuine assessment of where the prosecution tools lay, whose hands they lay in and how reasonable these people are.
Russia does need a central government to manage nuclear responsibility, but why claim to stop the cold war yet keep the nukes pointed? That's socialist hypocrisy.
"Many people link their whole lives with Lenin's name. For them his burial would mean that they had bowed down to false values, set themselves false tasks and lived in vain." - Vladimir Putin
Now who is the tin-foil hatted conspiracy nut? At least we were nice enough to help you out of the hole with a fat international handout.
Of course, to say that the West "won" the Cold War is akin to saying that the Triple Entente "won" WW-I, yet another indistinct and ambiguous European "armistice" that solved nothing and led to a much greater conflict 20 years hence. Disturbing yet true...
As for which Westerners: Marx, Engles, Armnhammer, Kaiser Wilham II to name a few.
Bottom line is the Russian people are still confined and people like you still demand from them to consider Putin is somekind of sinless great leader. Well, the delusions start here.
Believe me, if anyone is laughing about their own greatness to come, it ain't Russians, God maybe, but not Russians. You guys paint yourselves in this delusional picture that is really ... well just childlish images. That you call others ignoramuses in the same breath does not impress.
Having been to both countries, I'd put my trust in Russia quickly as opposed to Germany - nation of skinheads rising. And remember Germany is where many of our islamic terrorists made themselves right at home.
There is no soul in a German, Stavka. The emptiness of it is what drives them to hate others so.
Furthermore, there is a crucial dialectical difference between Russia and China, connected with the strategists' ruse of fabricating a 'Break with the Past'. In his book Soviet Propaganda as a Foreign Policy Tool [Freedom House, New York, 1991], M. Leighton observed [page 14] that
... the Communist Party of the Soviet Union [CPSU] must posit the existence of an external enemy in order to justify its monopoly of power. If the United States didn't exist as the arch foe, the Kremlin would have to invent it.This was the standard perception, the accuracy of which was taken for granted for generations - until the 'abolition of the enemy' was formalised in Paris on 19th November 1990 with the signing of the 'Declaration of Twenty-Two States' and the 'Charter of Paris'. Point One of the Declaration asserts that 'the signatories solemnly declare that, in the new era of European relations which is beginning, they are no longer adversaries, will build new relationships and extend to each other the hand of friendship'.
But NATO and the West had failed to notice, let alone understand, the meticulous Leninist use of language concerning the 'abolition' of the enemy by the Communist apparatus. For instance, Academician Georgiy Arbatov, one of Gorbachev's closest advisers, had referred in the June 1988 issue of 'Kommunist' to the forthcoming 'erosion of the image of the enemy' [see Note 16, page 32].
If he had meant that the enemy itself was to be erased, he would have said as much; but he did not. Thus the West mistook the image for the reality- just as this leading strategist had anticipated. If the Communist Party needed, as Leighton says, 'to posit the existence of an external enemy to justify its monopoly of power', it followed that the 'abolition of the image of the enemy' would need logically to be accompanied by the 'disappearance' of the Communist Party itself.
Hence the 'August coup' and its aftermath, which represented a 'Break with the Past', opening the way for 'convergence' as intended by the strategists. By contrast, since the West had not, since Nixon's detente with China, regarded China as 'the enemy', the reverse of this logic required no 'vanishing act' by the Chinese Communist Party.