Monday, February 4, 2013

Hillary Clinton: Profile of Imperial Arrogance and Lawlessness

Hillary Hawk - Anthony Freda Art
Stephen Lendman, Contributor
Activist Post

She was Washington's 67th Secretary of State. She served from January 21, 2009 - February 1, 2013. She's arguably America's worst.

From 2001 - 2009, she was US Senator from New York. In 2008, she challenged Obama for the Democrat party's presidential nomination.

Supporters urge her to run again in 2016. She's noncommittal. When asked, she says "I am not thinking about anything like that right now."

She also said she'll "do everything (she) can to make sure that women compete at the highest levels, not only in the United States but around the world."

Husband Bill urges her to run. Some suspect she already made her move.

With or without her support, a "Ready for Hillary" political action committee was formed. It's raising money for 2016. Campaigning never ends. America's electoral season is seamless.

Hillary for 2016 T-shirts are on sale. Friends of Hillary Facebook send regular messages. When launching her 2008 campaign, she said "I'm in to win." Insiders say she hasn't changed her mind. In 2016, she'll be 69.

In December, she scored high in public approval. A Washington Post/ABC News poll showed 57% of Americans support her presidential ambitions. Over 80% of Democrats back her candidacy.

Two-thirds of US women do. Two-thirds of Americans give her high marks as America's top diplomat. She scored higher than any previous Secretary of State in 20 years of polling.


In four years, she visited 112 countries. She traveled nearly a million miles. She self-promoted everywhere. She has larger than life ambitions.

She's gone from State. She's very much still involved. The New York Times profiled her. She's "at the peak of her influence," it said. She's "an instant presidential front-runner."

She's got lots of time to pursue her goal. "We need a new architecture for this new world," she says.

Obama exceeded the worst of George Bush. Clinton joined his war cabinet. She's ideologically hardline. She was a Wellesley College Goldwater Girl. She was president of Wellesley's Young Republicans.

She's militantly pro-war. In the 1990s, she was very much part of husband Bill's foreign policy team. As an aggressive first lady, she had lots of influence.

She was influential in getting Madeleine Albright appointed Secretary of State in 1997. They consulted with each other often.

In her memoirs, Albright described their relationship as an "unprecedented partnership."

"I was once asked whether it was appropriate for the two of us to work together so closely," she added. "I agreed that it was a departure from tradition."

At Secretary of State, Clinton headed foreign policy. She's complicit in crimes of war and against humanity. She represents the worst of imperial arrogance. She a reliable spear-carrier.

Her outbursts reflect bullying and bluster, not diplomacy. She's contemptuous of rule of law principles. She scorns democracy. She's committed to war, not peace.

She's unabashedly hawkish. As first lady, she urged husband Bill to bomb Belgrade in 1999. She ignored international and constitutional law. She lied about Slobodan Milosevic.

"You cannot let this go on at the end of a century that has seen the major holocaust of our time," she said. "What do we have NATO for if not to defend our way of life?"

For 78 days, NATO ravaged Yugoslavia. Nearly everything targeted was struck. Massive destruction and disruption followed. An estimated $100 billion in damage was inflicted. A humanitarian disaster resulted. Environmental contamination was extensive.

Large numbers were killed, injured or displaced. Two million people lost their livelihoods. Homes and communities were destroyed.

Nobel laureate Harold Pinter called NATO's aggression "barbaric (and despicable), another blatant and brutal assertion of US power using NATO as its missile (to consolidate) American domination of Europe."

Lawless aggression became humanitarian intervention. An avenue to Eurasia was opened. A permanent US military presence was established. American imperialism claimed another trophy.

Clinton's unabashedly pro-war. She's a war goddess. Straightaway post-9/11, she urged waging war on terror.

She said any nation lending Al Qaeda "aid and comfort will now face the wrath of our country. I'll stand behind Bush for a long time to come."

She supported annual defense (aka war) budgets. She voted for the PATRIOT Act and other police state legislation. She endorsed cluster bomb use in civilian areas and refugee camps.

She's against banning land mines. She's dismissive of human suffering. Wealth, power, privilege and dominance alone matter.

In 2005, she was one of only six Democrat senators opposed to blocking deployment of untested missile defense systems. They’re first-strike offensive weapons.

She supported restriction-free nuclear cooperation with Israel and other US allies violating NPT provisions. She endorsed nuclear weapons use in Afghanistan and Pakistan. She calls them deterrents that "keep the peace."

She was one of the largest recipients of defense contractor cash. She backed war on Afghanistan and Iraq. She opposed a Democrat resolution. It would have required Bush to try diplomacy before launching war in 2003.

Her 2002 Senate speech supported war. She lied. She said:
intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein rebuilt his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program.

He has given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including Al Qaeda members….It is clear that if left unchecked, (he'll) continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons.

Should he succeed in that endeavor, he could alter the political and security landscape of the Middle East, which as we know all too well affects American security.

Now this much is undisputed.
What's undisputed were her bald-faced lies. She repeated them ad nauseam as Secretary of State.

She supports the worst of Israeli lawlessness. At AIPAC's 2008 convention, she said:
The United States stands with Israel now and forever. We have shared interests....shared ideals....common values. I have a bedrock commitment to Israel's security. (Against Islamic extremists), our two nations are fighting a shared threat.
I strongly support Israel's right to self-defense (and) believe America should aid in that defense.
I am committed to making sure that Israel maintains a military edge to meet increasing threats.
The only threats Israel faces are ones it invents.
I am deeply concerned about the growing threat in Gaza (and) Hamas' campaign of terror.
She lied saying its charter "calls for the destruction of Israel."

She lied again saying "Iran threatens to destroy Israel."

She lied a third time, saying "I support calling the Iranian Revolutionary Guard what it is: a terrorist organization. It is imperative that we get both tough and smart about dealing with Iran before it is too late."

She backs "massive retaliation" if Iran attacks Israel. In 2008, presidential aspirant Clinton said:
I want the Iranians to know that if I'm president, we will attack Iran. In the next 10 years, during which they might foolishly consider launching an attack on Israel, we would be able to totally obliterate them.
In other words, she threatened to murder 75 million people. Today it's nearly 80 million. She's extremist on all foreign policy issues. She favors police state harshness domestically.


She endorses outsized military budgets. She's done nothing to contain nuclear proliferation. She supported Bush's unilateral nuclear first-strike option, including against non-nuclear states.

She represents the worst of America's dark side. She's a war criminal multiple times over. She's arguably America's most shameless ever Secretary of State.

She's clearly the most brazen. Her language and attitude exceed the worst Cold War rhetoric.

Her take-no-prisoners thinking, character, and demagoguery tell all. She's addicted to self-aggrandizement and diktat authority.

She relishes death, destruction, and war spoils.

She's indifferent to human suffering. She's a monument to wrong over right. She's a disgrace and embarrassment to her country, position and humanity.

She may become America's 45th president. Perhaps she won't get a chance to try. Humanity may not survives its 44th. The fullness of time will tell.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago and can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. His new book is titled How Wall Street Fleeces America: Privatized Banking, Government Collusion and Class War. Also visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com and listen to cutting-edge discussions with distinguished guests on the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network Thursdays at 10AM US Central time and Saturdays and Sundays at noon. All programs are archived for easy listening. http://www.progressiveradionetwork.com/the-progressive-news-hour/


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14 comments:

Anonymous said...

She's a witch.

Amazing that to me
-many of the most strident warmongerers seem to be women, or rather the more prominent and successful female politicians are women
-what happened to the theorised (nonsense) 'moderating' influence of women on politics? we can't even excuse this as only the bad ones getting power and succeeding in this cut throat world when approx 2/3 of women have favorable opinion of her. I assume a combination of pig ignorance + possibly her able to get away with more due to being a woman. like obama and the veneer of charm.

Anonymous said...

Hell hath no fury like that of a woman scorned.

Hide Behind said...

H Clinton is not a danger to the United States in fact she is the biggest asset in its Empire Building.
There is no singular figure or organization for that matter that is more influential in worlf politics than H Clinton.
Those Associates that hubby Bill chums around with are not his people but her people. Bill is just a vonfuit used by noth they and her to extend her infuence
If you think she is powerfull here inthe amount she wields in the UN dwarfs it. Her backers and folloeers are within every UN committee especially those that dispense money and aidShe knows and had known for yeats all three of UNs leaders in fact all three men vhosen by Un to go settle Sytia are vrry well known and Kofis wife and her buddys.
Moved vast amounts of money to Shultz and Shiltz of Bush fays and Foundations pr lrgal associations of Armitage, Kidsingrr, and Albright and her old Genetal in Kosovo and eldewhere.
SHE can ask for an audience in any nation even out of office and be granted one almost immediately.
She by using treatys has sold more military hardate to other natipns than the pemtagon shills ever did.
The listig of connections. Is vast.
She is a neo nothing. Hopefully dome real hostorian will write jpw she accomplished her rize to prominence.
SHE will indeed increase the power of US but not of us.

IT is her power that matters and male and females alike will gladly go for a ride on her coattails.


Anonymous said...

She's got balls - literally and figuratively..........

Anonymous said...

Hitlery joins Nancy Pelosi to make up a pair of the nastiest 'liberal' women in history.

From the conservative right, Sarah Palin and Ann Coulter are equally reprehensible.


From the left, Cynthia McKinney is a hero.
From the right, there must be some brave honest women opposing war, calling for a new 911 investigation...........or do they all agree with Ms Clinton??

Anonymous said...

If the Illuminati wants her to be president, then she will be president. Clinton is toxic. Has been for decades.

Anonymous said...

An article that ties in nicely to the issue of U.S/western imperialism, warmongering and the war crimes of the Clinton's, Obama, Bush, Cheney, etc. and particularly the way they all lie Americans into war and shit on the Constitution -

"The 'Good War' Myth and Why it is Dangerous"

"How accurate is this hallowed portrayal of America's role in World War II? As we shall see, it does not hold up under close examination ... The three Allied leaders accomplished what they accused the Axis leaders of Germany, Italy and Japan of conspiring to achieve: world domination ...

Presidential deception to justify war did not start with George W. Bush. Americans who express admiration for the US role in World War II, and for Franklin Roosevelt's presidential leadership, have little moral right to complain when presidents follow his example and lead the country into war by breaking the law, subverting the Constitution, and lying to the people."

http://www.ihr.org/news/weber_ww2_may08.html


Many in the activist community today are still hoodwinked by the 'Good War' myth of WWII and think it's only recently in the past few decades that America was 'hijacked' and went to hell in a hand-basket.

The reality is that America's elitist rulers have been following the same routine of lying it's way into wars for profit by violating laws and the Constitution as they see fit for over a century now; and before that they did the same thing but at least were open and frank about it being imperialism(honesty counts for something, no? lol).

There is no such thing as a good war. Period.

Actually scratch that - the only good war is the one that is avoided or rendered unnecessary by intelligent and reasonable diplomacy.

Peace,
Jonny

Anonymous said...

I know her as 'satan's little helper',Satan would be proud of her efforts to date

Anonymous said...

"We need a new ARCHITECTURE....." well well well as the Buddha said at his enlightenment when he finally confronted Marah ~ Lord of Illusion...."Architect I have finally met you.......".

Co-opted Confederate said...

Hillary (hog thighs) Clinton along with Nanci (Numbskull) Pelosi, Barbara (Brain dead)Boxer, Maxine(mad as a hatter) Waters, Ruthie (the PMS Queen) Ginsberg, Sonjia (Stupid is as stupid does)Sotomayor, Elena (easy Money Kagen, Sheila(the Socialist) Jackson-Lee, and the infamous Jane (the Hanoi Harlot) Fonda are the ten most Insane women ever to sully the face of the earth with the Hystyical Hypebola that continually spews from their forked tongued mouths.Ya'll pick the order in which to place them.
Oh and an Honorable mention goes to Mrs? Soetero and Diane Sawyer

Hide Behind said...

If you look at all the interlocking pieces from what was done to Balkans and how say Albright Associates is redoing Kosovo over into the UN sustainable living settings and what is ongoing in the downsizing and centralizing populaces into way greater dendity of poulation to make it far easier a world to control it is more than a scary future it has already begun
You can name all the hidden groups you want but the one thing they all have in common is Nations state dipartments.
E en today inUS you have generations of intermarriage from 2 centuries back.
They are groomed and mentored most fromcollege age on but some sooner.
CASE: Madeline Albrights dad well connected in old uppercrust was Condi Rice mentor.
Madeline Albright was mentor to the Ms. Rice ((no relationship) that was going to replace Hillary.
HILLARY HAS over 100 women all inwell padded and powerfull positions in every department of US government especially the so called N GO movement and inCongress sitting in important chair bodies.
The circle within US runs in mining every large public private finance tocharitys such as Red Cross and then even Amnesty USA which is no more than pentagon arm.
It includes every major financial fromGreek shipping to directorates of the 500 largest corporates inworld.
AN ARTIST from france once used pictures of interconnections during bush term that came out from a distance looking as a Profile of Bush.
Another on the same vein took hillaryss portrait but his had so many more pictures he ended up with a bust up portrait with three heads.
THIS is one scary time in world history for indeedthere is a world wide group of powerfull people who know how to get what they all crave without waging suicidal war.

Anonymous said...

I AM SURPRISED SOMEONE HASNT BUMPED HER OFF... AFTER THE MILLIONS MURDERED IN THE MIDDELEAST!!

Gary orGibby said...

@Co-opted Confederate: Fine list but you left out the psychopaths on the right like Sarah Palin and Ann Coulter but, then again, I'm not sure Coulter is a female.

Anonymous said...

Go & read the book "Trance Formation of America" And see who Hillary really is

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