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Posts by Noremac

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  • The Moral Hazard of the Export-Import Bank - Privatized Profits & Socialized Risk

    10/01/2014 3:19:19 PM PDT · 1 of 1
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  • The Iraqi Kurds: The Islamic State's Nemesis and Globalist headache.

    09/25/2014 4:15:50 PM PDT · 10 of 14
    Noremac to JimRed

    the investigation I’ve done on the Kurds indicates that they, as a culture, despite their nominal identification with Islam - are not of the jihadist mentality. Not even close. They want a secure and prosperous area of their own and to be free. They have no interest in spreading Islam.

    In fact, Christianity is on the rise among Kurds and I haven’t been reading reports about a backlash as I have in other parts of the Middle East. Leave them alone, we’re friends. Try to take what’s theirs, good luck! I like that. That reminds me a lot of America back in the day.

  • The Iraqi Kurds: The Islamic State's Nemesis and Globalist headache.

    09/25/2014 4:10:42 PM PDT · 9 of 14
    Noremac to BigEdLB

    thanks for the pic. Yes, some of the Kurdish ladies are smokin’ hot. But the picture tells us everything we need to know about why we should be supporting the Kurds to the hilt and their bid for independence.

    I’m also for dropping leaflets (a little Psy Ops action) in the ISIS controlled areas letting them know that the bombs, artillery shells and hellfire missiles are oiled up real good with Bacon grease. Then we’ll find out whether they believe their nonsense Prophet or not.

  • The Iraqi Kurds: The Islamic State's Nemesis and Globalist headache.

    09/25/2014 1:20:44 PM PDT · 1 of 14
    Noremac
  • Obama gets go ahead from Congress for new round of arming Islamic State jihadis

    09/25/2014 1:15:27 PM PDT · 14 of 15
    Noremac to Nip

    Thank you my friend. Yes, in all the articles I have written on US Foreign policy vis a vis the emergence of ISIS, I have cited numerous military strategists and counter terrorism experts, along with war journalists who strongly reject the White House fiction of ‘moderate’ or ‘secular’ rebel groups in Syria. They just don’t exist. So, we are definitely on the same page on this.

    I would love to get a more detailed briefing from you on your involvement in the CONOPS development process and what it consisted of. If you would like to correspond, here is my email address:

    bfool@rocketmail.com

    Regards,

    Richard Cameron

  • Obama gets go ahead from Congress for new round of arming Islamic State jihadis

    09/23/2014 1:07:07 PM PDT · 1 of 15
    Noremac
  • Off-shoring American jobs - good for corporations, bad for everyone else

    09/21/2014 2:34:47 PM PDT · 38 of 45
    Noremac to dfwgator

    I confess ignorance. Dial me in. Is that a quote from a movie? If so, which one? Or is it from a book or speech. It’s interesting.

  • Off-shoring American jobs - good for corporations, bad for everyone else

    09/20/2014 4:49:11 PM PDT · 25 of 45
    Noremac to aMorePerfectUnion

    Yes, in a strict sense, that’s correct.

  • Off-shoring American jobs - good for corporations, bad for everyone else

    09/20/2014 4:47:59 PM PDT · 24 of 45
    Noremac to C. Edmund Wright

    it seems to be a cozy partnership - so no, I can’t pin the Donkey just to predatory capitalists. Call it the Wall Street / Washington Axis.

  • Off-shoring American jobs - good for corporations, bad for everyone else

    09/20/2014 2:28:08 PM PDT · 1 of 45
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  • Obama and the Corporate Media – Lies and Deception on Syria and ISIL

    09/12/2014 12:40:59 PM PDT · 3 of 3
    Noremac to Ray76

    for those of us who understand “the game”, it is of course, no surprise. For the average distracted American sheeple - it might not even compute.

  • Obama and the Corporate Media – Lies and Deception on Syria and ISIL

    09/12/2014 12:18:24 PM PDT · 1 of 3
    Noremac
  • Britain's Got Terror Talent

    09/09/2014 3:09:11 PM PDT · 1 of 4
    Noremac
  • Rand Paul's New Foreign Policy Realpolitik

    09/07/2014 2:30:22 PM PDT · 10 of 11
    Noremac to SunkenCiv

    I like his position on use of military force, but his completely wrong stance on immigration is a deal killer. I’m still a Ted Cruz guy, until something major changes on that front.

  • Rand Paul's New Foreign Policy Realpolitik

    09/07/2014 2:25:07 PM PDT · 9 of 11
    Noremac to familyop

    and you propose to do this how? Let’s hear your plan.

  • Rand Paul's New Foreign Policy Realpolitik

    09/07/2014 2:23:34 PM PDT · 8 of 11
    Noremac to xzins

    well stated.

  • Rand Paul's New Foreign Policy Realpolitik

    09/06/2014 5:00:29 PM PDT · 1 of 11
    Noremac
  • Globalist War Hawks See Opportunity in the Islamic State

    09/05/2014 8:21:08 PM PDT · 19 of 19
    Noremac to pierrem15

    a few things I definitely agree with you on, and on the rest, I submit the following for consideration:

    - jihadists,together with the Wahhabist and Salafist ideology didn’t spring forth in bloom spontaneously with OSL’s emergence. You were astute in this point. But, this fact actually makes our sponsorship of him (OSL) all the more damning. Our CIA proxy wars involving jihadist elements have in fact, if not “fomented” sectarian violence, have thrown kerosene on an already hot fire. To what ends? More conflict and more need for U.S. intervention?

    - their is a substantial body of opinion within the legitimate U.S. and British (MI6) intelligence circles of former operatives and managers, that the Cold War amounted to nothing much more than a silly cat and mouse game, having little to no impact on the trends of the day. Pretty much only government apologists on either the Soviet or American side characterize a ‘winner’ or loser of the Cold War.

    The Soviet system had an expiration date stamped on it and we knew, and they knew where the line between Cold War and hot war was and what the consequences could be - with the possible exception of the mutual stunt involved in the “Cuban Missile Crisis”. I tend to think the missile buildup was what kept both sides ‘honest’. I don’t think the “Chess game” has served the American people, Europe or emerging nations well. It has served certain interests well, no doubt.

    - you bring up something very insightful on item iv). The British. The Brits, for the most part - with their machinations on the world stage at the height and even the decline period of their empire, taught the U.S. everything we know about intrigue. There’s an expression that goes, “Do you know why the Sun never sets on the British Empire?” The response is, “because you never want to confront them in the dark”.

    We thought that adopting their behavior would facilitate a transitional handover from the decline of Britain and the ascendance of our empire - and to an extent, it did - until it didn’t. That is one area where it could be said that America and Britain ‘lost’ the Cold War. The Soviet Union destroyed the remainder of Britain’s empire and delivered ours stillborn.

    We are the pre-eminent ‘Superpower’ for now, but the consensus among historians is that “Imperial overreach / overstretch” is what put the final nails in the coffin of the Romans. They couldn’t afford to financially maintain the Empire and the trade they originally controlled and managed, found a way to operate outside of their sphere of influence, eroding their revenue bases. Can anyone claim that’s not happening to us now? China maintains a commanding advantage in the balance of trade and holds an uncomfortably large sum of our national debt.

    Two events form the shape of a Damocles Sword. The day in which China decides to de-leverage our debt they hold and the day when the ‘BRICS’ alliance deploys a substitute to the dollar as a world currency reserve. I don’t know when this is going to occur, but the days of monetizing debt will be over. This strongly recommends our government downsizing and tackling our debt program. But we still want to act like a spendthrift with an American Express card with no limit in our role as global patrol officer. It’s unsustainable. If you don’t agree then tell me where the money is coming from to maintain it.

    Am I saying, withdraw entirely to a fortress posture? No. But we’ve made (virtually) helpless children out of our allies. Europe needs to be weaned from our tit after 70 years. It’s ridiculous. Even Japan, with all their economic malaise, recognizes that the U.S. can’t protect them forever and they are gradually assembling a military force - ostensibly for defensive purposes, but a little extra as a deterrent to aggression.

    On v), vi) and your conclusion, we have a synoptic view entirely.

    Regards,

    RC

  • Globalist War Hawks See Opportunity in the Islamic State

    09/04/2014 10:37:27 PM PDT · 16 of 19
    Noremac to pierrem15

    first of all, let me correct you on a couple of things. I didn’t once mention the Jews in my commentary, nor did I allude to them, nor did I intend such an allusion. I support the State of Israel. You violated the ‘assume’ rule. I don’t subscribe to the Jewish conspiracy theory of history. Kristol happens to be a Jew, but the other two aren’t. Where did you come up with that? Forget it, I don’t want to know.

    Second, I’m not a Libertarian. They have a handful of policy positions I don’t endorse. I am a Constitutionalist. As for the foreign policy this country has practiced for the past 63 years, you are laughably naive. The odds that we could screw up every risky move on the Global Chessboard foreign policy game we’ve been playing are outside of the solar system of reality.

    That you buy the “oops, my bad” narrative of our failed military opportunism, our fomenting of sectarian violence and our failure to secure our borders, while amassing trillions in debt, reflects poorly on your reasoning ability.

  • Globalist War Hawks See Opportunity in the Islamic State

    09/04/2014 10:25:24 PM PDT · 15 of 19
    Noremac to Billthedrill

    I understand your point and concur for the most part. I randomly check in on (pardon the expression) NeoCons at frequent intervals, and the problem is they never waiver in their perspective. The U.S. Military, to them is like the proverbial guy with a hammer, to whom everything on the world’s stage looks like a nail. These three guys I profiled, epitomize that, but I could be here all night citing other examples of the same syndrome.

    I thought I made it clear that I support the effort to deal with the Islamic State even though I regret that it has become necessary because of the willful misconduct of this and the past two Presidencies. So let’s go kick some Islamic State butt, but for Allah’s sake, let’s use overwhelming force and not shit around there for another 10 years with nothing to show but more dead and crippled Americans. I don’t trust this President to do what I just described, but what other option do we have. Certainly we can’t do nothing.

    I think we’re on the same page. What would you prefer I call NeoCons? Is there another name for them? And let’s not be cute and pretend that such a thing as a globalist warfare state agenda doesn’t exist. Because then we’re operating on the ‘accidental’ theory of foreign policy of the last 63 years. It just doesn’t wash, on close examination.