With Optimism towards Catastrophe

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In April or May, the Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change (IPCC) will publish its Fourth Report on Climate Change commissioned by the United Nations. A few weeks ago an extract: “Climate Changes – Summary for Policymakers” was presented in Paris.
2,500 experts from 130 nations have worked for 6 years to say something that we were witnessing, that we already knew: that our offspring and their offspring will think of us as delinquents.
If the first part of the twentieth century produced great criminals like Hitler and Stalin, their successors have been hundreds of millions. Nations, States, Corporations. Never like in this period will the sins of the fathers be visited on their sons.
The usual “no global” people, the catastrophists, not even the journalists (who have shattered our balls with Mastrogiacomo and the team game played using money from the State) are saying this. It’s the United Nations. It’s the scientists who are writing.
There’s discussion of the melting of the glaciers, of the disappearance of the great rivers, of the poisoning of entire cities as though these facts were relating to someone else.
And it’s true. They relate to our offspring. The ones that we are taking to see the pediatrician for a cough, but who tomorrow will not even have air. Eleven of the last twelve years have been among the hottest since 1850, when reliable records began. Thirty per cent of the species are at risk of extinction. Tropical forests will be substituted by the Savanna. Between 1,000,000,000 to 3,000,000,000 people could die of hunger or thirst.

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When will all this happen? In a few decades. Very soon. If you look at a photo of the North Pole from the satellite, you will see that it is disappearing. Future generations will talk of the Pole as we talk about the fabulous Atlantis. Why is all this happening? Has our species voted for suicide like the lemmings?
The causes. We need to take action on the causes. But if that’s the effect, rather than the causes we should be talking about the blame, of criminals, of politicians serving the economy based on oil and of growth without limits.
Certainly, once we know that we are committing suicide, we must do something. We must do it and impose it on our employees. The priority is the life of future generations. For all the rest, dear employees, we no longer give a fig!

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Dear Beppe Grillo,

I'm very concerned about this topic. The future of our Earth is definitely condemned, or we can still do something to stop this countdown to the global catastrophe? I am a strong believer, and also this time I want to believe that it's possible to do something. I heard two days ago on a French channel (TF1) that an American engineer has developed a system to produce energy from solar panels which provides energy for his whole house and even more to be sold. Last but not least, he's also able to produce hydrogen from that, and he uses it for his car. You probably already know all that, dear Beppe Grillo. It's only that this kind of news is always given at the end of the newspapers or of the TV news, and this gets me terrible angry. Every country, not only Italy, is hiding the truth to its population. And in return, people are indifferent to the new of an incoming catastrophe as if it was just the title of the new film of Bruce Willis. I'd like that we can do something to force, yes, I'm saying "force", other people to get to know these things, to get interested and concerned, because it's something that involves all of us, and yet it seems like it's something that no-one cares about. What can we do? I'd like to participate actively in all this, instead of just staying here looking at the ruin to come. What could we possibly do?

Posted by: Barbara Principi | August 8, 2007 12:33 PM


Dear Beppe Grillo,

I'm very concerned about this topic. The future of our Earth is definitely condemned, or we can still do something to stop this countdown to the global catastrophe? I am a strong believer, and also this time I want to believe that it's possible to do something. I heard two days ago on a French channel (TF1) that an American engineer has developed a system to produce energy from solar panels which provides energy for his whole house and even more to be sold. Last but not least, he's also able to produce hydrogen from that, and he uses it for his car. You probably already know all that, dear Beppe Grillo. It's only that this kind of news is always given at the end of the newspapers or of the TV news, and this gets me terrible angry. Every country, not only Italy, is hiding the truth to its population. And in return, people are indifferent to the new of an incoming catastrophe as if it was just the title of the new film of Bruce Willis. I'd like that we can do something to force, yes, I'm saying "force", other people to get to know these things, to get interested and concerned, because it's something that involves all of us, and yet it seems like it's something that no-one cares about. What can we do? I'd like to participate actively in all this, instead of just staying here looking at the ruin to come. What could we possibly do?

Posted by: Barbara Principi | August 8, 2007 12:31 PM


Dear Beppe Grillo,

I'm very concerned about this topic. The future of our Earth is definitely condemned, or we can still do something to stop this countdown to the global catastrophe? I am a strong believer, and also this time I want to believe that it's possible to do something. I heard two days ago on a French channel (TF1) that an American engineer has developed a system to produce energy from solar panels which provides energy for his whole house and even more to be sold. Last but not least, he's also able to produce hydrogen from that, and he uses it for his car. You probably already know all that, dear Beppe Grillo. It's only that this kind of news is always given at the end of the newspapers or of the TV news, and this gets me terrible angry. Every country, not only Italy, is hiding the truth to its population. And in return, people are indifferent to the new of an incoming catastrophe as if it was just the title of the new film of Bruce Willis. I'd like that we can do something to force, yes, I'm saying "force", other people to get to know these things, to get interested and concerned, because it's something that involves all of us, and yet it seems like it's something that no-one cares about. What can we do? I'd like to participate actively in all this, instead of just staying here looking at the ruin to come. What could we possibly do?

Posted by: Barbara Principi | August 8, 2007 12:29 PM


Dear Beppe Grillo,

I'm very concerned about this topic. The future of our Earth is definitely condemned, or we can still do something to stop this countdown to the global catastrophe? I am a strong believer, and also this time I want to believe that it's possible to do something. I heard two days ago on a French channel (TF1) that an American engineer has developed a system to produce energy from solar panels which provides energy for his whole house and even more to be sold. Last but not least, he's also able to produce hydrogen from that, and he uses it for his car. You probably already know all that, dear Beppe Grillo. It's only that this kind of news is always given at the end of the newspapers or of the TV news, and this gets me terrible angry. Every country, not only Italy, is hiding the truth to its population. And in return, people are indifferent to the new of an incoming catastrophe as if it was just the title of the new film of Bruce Willis. I'd like that we can do something to force, yes, I'm saying "force", other people to get to know these things, to get interested and concerned, because it's something that involves all of us, and yet it seems like it's something that no-one cares about. What can we do? I'd like to participate actively in all this, instead of just staying here looking at the ruin to come. What could we possibly do?

Posted by: Barbara Principi | August 8, 2007 12:28 PM


Caro Beppe Grillo,
leggiti l'articolo di fondo in prima pagina del sole 24 ore di oggi 6 luglio sulle cravatte. Credo che sia purtroppo tristemente ancora più realistico dei tuoi blog.

Posted by: fabrizio renzi | July 6, 2007 03:06 PM


Well Done

Posted by: Tela | April 3, 2007 08:16 PM


Nice article..well done

Posted by: Tela | April 3, 2007 08:15 PM


I have watch the video! I am not shocked by it and I am sure the many companies will ride this big wave of fear to make lots of money and to assert and control power. We didn't discover hot water there!

But the fundamental problem remain, our society is built in a disgusting way and is soon due to extinction. Like many other civilization before ours we have no respect for natural resources and we will pay the prize for it. I am not concern about global warming because, at the end the earth will survive, hopefully it would do enough damage to get rid of us.

From the way we eat, the way we produce food, the way we go to the toilet, and a lot of things are insanitly wrong about our way of life.

In Australia (where I live) and many other countries the biggest problem will be and already is drinkable water. I welcome global warming just for the sake that have made many people more aware of nature and of many incredible things we are doing that create un-necessary pollution. If people are willing to offset their carbon emission and company would make a profit on planting trees. Well that's of little concern for me.

I have to say I was disappointed on the video to see many grass roots organization and many genuine people ridicule by this movie. There is nothing ridicule about people caring about their future the future of their children, and the future of earth.

I thought the documentary was pretty avarage, and with many question marks. Maybe Co2 is not the cause of global warming, maybe it is not a treat. Who cares? The question is our society is based on lies. In America, Australia, England and many other countries allies we are all paying unimaginable consequences for our politicians protecting the interest of few corporations.

From the invasion of Iraq to the giving up of our civil liberties, to the way our way of life has an impact on many billions of people around the world though capitalism. We that live in this imperialist sick demented countries are the responsible to bring justice, for the rest of the world.

So if even if global warming, would end up be a hoax (and I doubt it, because the actual research are pretty solid) and we have brought people to the streets and demanded to regain control of our destinies. Well I salute global warming! Because we have all being asleep too long.

The party is over.

Take care
Andrea



Posted by: Andrea Bonotto | April 2, 2007 02:04 PM


Would love to see the video?
Any link to it?

"The video is a compelling documentary that scientifically explains how global warming has very little to do with human activity".

Well I want to see their argument about this big statement? For what I know there is no climatologist that disagree with the view that the rapid increase in global warming in man made. Yes, the world have warmed up before, but never at this rate.

The only scientists that are challenging this view, are the same scientist, paying by the same public relation company, employed by the tabacco company for many many many fucking years to defend the fact that smocking didn't cause any health risks.

So I am really interest to see who this people are where they information came from.

The only think Al Gore is right is that it is a moral responsibility, it has been for many decades. For the rest his movie is pretty shit, doesn't give you proper informations, doesn't even give you the proper solutions.

Oh wait the other thing he said that is true is that he called Australia and America delinquents in an interview here down-under.

Posted by: Andrea Bonotto | March 31, 2007 01:39 PM


Nice one Matteo! I watched the video in question.
It was broadcasted by channel four a couple of weeks ago. I totally agree with you. The video is a compelling documentary that scientifically explains how global warming has very little to do with human activity. It is true that environmental issues are at the top of the political agenda of many governments. It is also true that they come very handy in a time where we are going to experience dramatic changes in the way we live and think about life. I begrudgingly accept the argument that is being put forward by this documentary. I remain however of the idea that the air is heavily polluted because of human
activity. The implementation of renewable sources of energy is definitely a much more desirable way to 'produce'. This is what the video you recommend constantly failed to recognize.And that pissed me off a bit. I found your post on the imminent crash of the American property market very interesting. It is in fact one of the many steps towards a new world order. The introduction of the new Id cards will certainly be another crucial part of the process. I suggest you watch 'freedom to fascism' and 'the money master'. They both are mind-blowing documentaries that thoroughly explain how current monetary practices are screwing us up. Watch it and let me know what you think about it. You can watch the first from http://www.peekvid.com/movies.html
and the other on google video
Hope you like it!

Posted by: Piero Sanna | March 24, 2007 01:40 AM



If you are in any way moved into action or you think to have learned new things from the x-VP turned British Gov. advisor on Global Warming (and at same time big hedge-fund manager at the CITY of LONDON ?!)...

This doc might provide you some hard scietific facts on the "The Great Global Warming Swindle"

let's google it and lets all watch it !!

Posted by: matteo | March 23, 2007 08:09 PM


ENTER THE CLIMATE HOAX : AL GORE

The climate catastrophe campaign is an effort by the investment banks and the hedge funds to find a new region for mega-profits, through creating a new bubble. Al Gore is now everywhere with his anti-scientific documentary and lectures in front of companies and hedge funds, in order to promote the CO2 emissions credit trade as a source of superprofits.

What many of his green supporters don't know, is that Gore himself has been a hedge-fund manager since 2001. Gore was the proxy chairman of Metropolitan West Financial LLL (Metwest), whose chairman was junk-bond swindler Michael Milken, who was jailed for insider trading. In 2004, Gore and David Blood, previously the chairman of the board of Goldman Sachs Asset Management (aka "Blood & Gore"), founded the London Fund "Generation Investment Fund," which is itself massively active in the CO2 emissions credits trade.

"The real subject of what's going on, is the booming emissions trade," wrote the Daily Telegraph on March 14. "Gore recognized a trend that CO2 emissions certificates trading would be the hottest business." The Telegraph reported on the fact that the biggest investment banks in the world have plunged into this market, which is centered, by the way, primarily in London. Gore, who has been an official advisor to the British government on climate questions since 2006, promised about 2,000 companies that are involved in the emissions trade at a conference in Copenhagen, that he would turn the 2008 Presidential campaign in the U.S.A. into a campaign for climate change.

Therefore, all the more important is the documentary produced by the British Channel 4, with the title "The Great Global Warming Swindle," which takes up many of the scientific counter-arguments against the allegedly man-made climate catastrophe, and traces the beginnings of this campaign to the Thatcher Era. This film is an absolute must for anyone who is concerned with this subject.

There is a battle raging among climate scientists, geologists, chemists, and other scientists about the cause for the climate fluctuations which, over hundreds of thousands of years, have determined the shifts between ice ages, warming periods, interglacials, and inter-warming periods. All serious scientists agree that solar cycles, and only to a negligible degree human activity, are responsible for changes in temperature. In the face of this clear contradiction between scientific analysis and a propaganda campaign which has recently been used by the hedge funds, how is it explainable that Chancellor Angela Merkel used the German presidency of the European Union to make the subject of climate the top priority? And that, despite the fact that Merkel is herself a physicist, and therefore surely has the ability to inform herself on the facts of the matter.

The suspicion is that governments not only know that the "man-made climate catastrophe" is a swindle, but that they also know that the system associated with globalization is coming to an end. And because they don't have the courage to admit that their incompetent economic policy is responsible for the current systemic crisis, the climate question serves as a welcome scapegoat. Because if the financial system collapses, then chaos threatens, and in this situation they have several emergency measures in mind.

Posted by: matteo ruzzon | March 23, 2007 08:01 PM


Climate Campaign Is a Diversion; Real Danger Is Financial Meltdown


The population is currently being conditioned with a dramatic fear-campaign, to get them to accept a massive shrinking of their living standards and civil rights—and ultimately a different world order. Governments, the media, and "objective" scientists are speaking as if in lockstep, since the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on Feb. 7 provided the opening shot for the coordinated campaign for a paradigm-shift: to address the man-made climate catastrophe, the poor polar bears, who are swimming all alone toward the last ice floes in a warmed-up North Sea, and the "fact" that our "planet only has 13 years left." And Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel tries with some success to appear as weighty as Al Gore, and, according to Welt online, demands a "leader of the world."

While this panic-mongering affects the short-term memory of the citizen, on account of the fact that the very cold Winter and snow-catastrophe of last year has already been forgotten, the real drama is playing out on another stage :

The disintegration of the global financial system is unstoppable. The collapse of the American real estate market due to the market-dominant role of the hedge funds can lead to a crash of the system.

The environmental hysteria is supposed to create a menacing situation in order to force through dictatorial measures in the resulting chaos.

The most dramatic situation is the collapse of the real estate bubble in the U.S.A., where the practice of the issuance of so-called subprime loans has led multiple credit institutions into bankruptcy.

Posted by: matteo ruzzon | March 23, 2007 07:55 PM


You should keep it short.

Or glaciers will be long gone by the time we´re finished reading your post.

Posted by: R. Biferale (I´m not Raffaella Triferale, ok!?) | March 23, 2007 03:45 PM


Very nice post Matteo! A bit long but very informative and well written. Keep it coming Mate!

Posted by: Piero Sanna | March 23, 2007 11:39 AM


Bebbe, this should be of big interest to anyone wanting to dig up some "truth" behind this Global Warming fanfare !

Matteo

London Spreads Blood and Gore

On the weekend of Feb. 24-25, 2007, as former Vice President Al Gore was wet-dreaming about his pending Academy Award for his fractured fairy tale "documentary," An Inconvenient Truth, about his battle to save the planet from "global warming," TV financial market analyst Jim Cramer was answering a question about the prospect of a Gore Presidential run in 2008, on MSNBC's Chris Matthews' "Hardball." Never one to mince words, Cramer dismissed the idea that Gore would take another stab at Presidential politics: "No," he said. "He's really a hedge fund manager now. No one leaves that game."

Indeed, Cramer was right—at least on the first count. In November 2004, Al Gore and David Blood launched a London-based investment fund, Generation Investment Management, which insiders affectionately refer to as "Blood and Gore"—and not without reason. Blood, the former CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, brought a small team of former Goldman Sachs personnel with him to the London fund, assuming for himself the job of managing director. Gore took on the Chairmanship of Generation, bringing along his long-time Senate chief of staff, campaign manager, and business crony, Peter S. Knight, as another founding partner.

Both Gore and Knight had been involved, from late 2001, with another, U.S.-based investment fund, Metropolitan West Financial LLC ("MetWest"). Gore had been the vice chairman of that Beverly Hills-based fund, run by former associates of convicted junk-bond swindler Michael Milken, and Knight had been the managing director. When Wachovia Bank bought out MetWest several years later, Gore and Knight moved on to bigger and better schemes in London.

A Crown Agent
But suddenly, on Oct. 30, 2006, Al Gore went back to work for the government: the British government! At a high-profile press conference, releasing a 700-page report on climate change by British government economist Sir Nicholas Stern, British Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown, the heir-apparent to outgoing Prime Minister Tony Blair, announced that he had "hired" Gore to "advise the British government on climate change." The Stern report on the "economic" consequences of global warming had all the credibility of another 10 Downing Street "policy" document, the now-infamous September 2002 "White Paper" on Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction, a phony-baloney piece of MI6 fakery that infamously claimed that Saddam Hussein could launch a WMD attack on the United States within 45 minutes, and that Iraq had illegally obtained tons of yellow-cake uranium from Niger. The Blair-sanctioned lies, now so widely discredited, tremendously boosted U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney's march to war in Iraq. The Stern report, over the long run, could have far more deadly consequences than the earlier Blair black propaganda screed on Iraq WMD.

The announcement that the former U.S. Vice President and 2000 Democratic Party Presidential candidate would be taking a job working for a foreign government caused only a minor stir, when word of the appointment crossed the Atlantic. But several important questions are posed by the Gore "hiring."

First, what kind of payment is the former Senator and Veep receiving from Her Majesty's government? Calls to the British Embassy in Washington have so far not been returned. But whether or not Gore is receiving direct financial compensation for his work for the British government, the British government is definitely sinking money into Gore's Inconvenient Truth scam. On Feb. 3, 2007, Reuters reported that the Blair government would distribute copies of the film to all secondary schools in England, as "part of a global warming information pack distributed to schools as the government strongly pushes the message that everyone has a role to play." Reuters added that "Gore, a dedicated climate crusader, has begun a programme of training what he calls climate ambassadors to travel the world" (will these Gore-schooled "green ambassadors" be carrying British diplomatic passports?). The plan to mass distribute An Inconvenient Truth to schools was announced by Environmental Minister David Miliband, another leading British government propagandist for the greenhouse gas hoax, which has been thoroughly exposed in recent issues of EIR (see also the Science feature, in this issue).

The second question, begged by Gore's work for Blair and Brown is: Has the former Vice President properly registerd with the U.S. Department of Justice as an agent of a foreign government, under the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act?

The Anglo-Dutch 'Slime Mold'
On deeper investigation, it appears that Gore's move to London—first through the Blood and Gore hedge fund, and later through his "hire" as a Blair-Brown advisor—are all part of the same program. And this carries with it the strong stench of insider trading.

Within the City of London and the larger universe of the Anglo-Dutch financier oligarchy, the lines of separation between parliamentary government, the monarchy, and high-finance are blurred. And under all circumstances, the power of private finance trumps "elected" government. The American Constitutional principles of the "general welfare" and "representative self-government" are as alien to the City of London as if they had just landed from Mars.

In the Generation Investment Management (GIM)'s November 2004 press release, announcing the firm's launch, Blood and Gore proclaimed that they believe "social, environmental and geopolitical issues can materially impact a company's ability to sustain returns," promising to "bring together a proven team of equity analysts with leaders from the sustainability research field." GIM promoted itself as a "carbon neutral firm," explaining, "Generation has made a legally binding commitment to purchase Carbon Financial Instruments (CFIs) sufficient to 100% offset the greenhouse gas emissions caused annually by our firm's electricity use and business travel for the period 2005-2010."

In a March 28, 2006 joint op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal, headlined "For People and Planet," Blood and Gore wrote, "we believe that sustainable development will be the primary driver of industrial and economic change over the next 50 years.... Over the past five years, we have seen markets begin to incorporate the external cost of carbon dioxide emissions. This is happening through pricing mechanisms (price per ton of carbon dioxide) and government-supported trading platforms such as the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme in Europe. Even without a regulatory framework in the United States, voluntary markets are emerging, such as the Chicago Climate Exchange and state-level initiatives such as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. These market mechanisms increasingly enable companies to calculate project returns and capital expenditures decisions with the price of carbon dioxide fully integrated."

One of the central recommendations of the Stern report was to make carbon-swaps and similar greenhouse gas reduction schemes mandatory worldwide. The implementation of this scam is part of Gore's portfolio as Blair and Brown's "advisor" on implementing the climate control agenda.

Brokering and speculating on carbon swaps is also what Generation Investment Management is all about! Blood and Gore intend to get in on the ground floor of what may prove to be the biggest and most bizarre financial bubble ever conjured up by Anglo-Dutch financiers and their fiction writers.

Indeed, the day after Gore's producers received the Academy Award for best documentary film, a minor press flap erupted back in Gore's hometown of Nashville, when the Tennessee Center for Policy Research reported that Al and his wife Tipper's home electricity bills for one month were equal to the annual electricity bills of an average American household. One of the key recommendations in Gore's An Inconvenient Truth? For households to reduce their electicity consumption! Gore's response to the accusation that he was a big fat hypocrite, was to explain that he was offsetting the costs by purchasing carbon swaps. A little bit of digging revealed that Gore was, indeed purchasing carbon offset instruments—from his own Generation fund!

The Queen's Pawn
The idea that Gore should show up in London, running a hedge fund, and working as a propagandist for Her Majesty's Green Revolution and the City of London's latest speculative bubble, should not come as a great surprise to anyone who has followed the former Vice President's career—or his family pedigree.

Not only is Al Gore the most outspoken proponent of radical Malthusian population reduction on the American political landscape, mirroring Prince Philip's own call for the reduction of world population by 80%. Over the years, Gore has been caught up in a string of British anti-American propaganda schemes, and in virtually every instance, somebody close to Gore has swindled somebody else out of a large amount of money.

Typical of this Gore/British chicanery was the then-Vice President's role in a nasty insider trading and consumer-fraud scheme, cooked up by a group of Gore allies, including his long-time mentor Maurice Strong, the Canadian-born guru of Earth Day and the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit, who is a top figure in Prince Philip's and the late Prince Bernhard's 1001 Club, a tax-exempt cash pool feeding the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) and other environmental and Malthusian fronts, created by the Anglo-Dutch oligarchy. The 1,001 members of the Club represent some of the leading players in the Anglo-Dutch financier oligarchy, who co-mingle with some of the world's most notorious swindlers.

On Earth Day, April 17, 1995, Vice President Gore travelled to Fall River, Massachusetts, to deliver a green sermon at the headquarters of Molten Metal Technology, Inc., a firm that proclaimed to have invented a process for recycling metals from waste. Gore praised the Molten Metal firm as a pioneer in the kind of innovative technology that can save the environment, and make money for investors at the same time.

Gore left a few facts out of his speech that day. First, the firm was run by Strong and a group of Gore intimates, including Peter Knight, the firm's registered lobbyist, and Gore's former top Senate aide. Second, the company had received more than $25 million in U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) research and development grants, but had failed to prove that the technology worked on a commercial scale. The company would go on to receive another $8 million in Federal taxpayers' cash, at that point, its only source of revenue.

With Al Gore's Earth Day promo as a Wall Street calling card, Molten Metal's stock value soared to $35 a share, a range it maintained through October 1996. But along the way, DOE scientists had balked at further funding. When, in March 1996, corporate officers concluded that the Federal cash cow was about to run dry, they took action: Between that date and October 1996, seven corporate officers—including Maurice Strong—sold off $15.3 million in personal shares in the company, at top market value. On Oct. 20, 1996—a Sunday—the company issued a press release, announcing for the first time, that DOE funding would be vastly scaled back, and reported the bad news on a conference call with stock brokers.

On Monday, the stock plunged by 49%, soon landing at $5 a share. By early 1997, furious stockholders had filed a class action suit against the company and its directors. Ironically, one of the class action lawyers had tangled with Maurice Strong in another insider trading case, involving a Swiss company called AZL Resources, chaired by Strong, who was also a lead shareholder. The AZL case closely mirrored Molten Metal, and in the end, Strong and the other AZL partners agreed to pay $5 million to dodge a jury verdict, when eyewitness evidence surfaced of Strong's role in scamming the value of the company stock up into the stratosphere, before selling it off.

Golden ADA


Gore's tenure as Vice President was marked by two actions, both emblematic of his loyalty to an anti-American foreign oligarchy. First, he teamed up with Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) in August and September of 1998, to attempt a coup d'état against President Bill Clinton. While the ostensible basis for the effort to convince President Clinton to resign from office was the Monica Lewinsky scandal, the real reason for the ambush was that the Anglo-Dutch financial circles who pull Gore's chain feared that Clinton, and his Treasury Secretary Bob Rubin, were about to implement a "new global financial architecture," in the face of a global financial meltdown that started in Asia in 1997, and had spread, by August 1998, to Russia, with Moscow's default on its short-term, high-interest government bonds (GKOs).

Since January 1997, when a campaign to get President Clinton to convene a New Bretton Woods conference, to put the global financial system through an orderly bankruptcy reorganization and restore Franklin Roosevelt's 1944 Bretton Woods system of fixed exchange rates.

Gore demonstrated where he stood on the issue on Aug. 17, 1998, when—behind President Clinton's back—he convened a White House meeting with a veritable "Who's Who" of Wall Street speculators, many of whom had already ponied up big bucks to Friends of Albert Gore, Jr., Inc. The speculators schemed with Gore to bail out the international financiers, who stood to lose their shirts in the looming Russian default (the Russians had just frozen payments on the GKOs); they included George Soros, John Tisch, Steven Rattner, Lionel Pincus, Maurice Greenberg, Orin Kraemer, and David Shaw.

Gore further intervened into the Russian crisis, pressing President Boris Yeltsin to reappoint former Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin. After a series of calls to Moscow, to Chernomyrdin and Yeltsin, the Russian President did rename Gore's crony, but the nomination was blocked, twice, by the Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament.

Al Gore's relationship to Chernomyrdin epitomized the "mafiya" cronyism and outright betrayal of American national interests that are Gore's hallmark. The most stunning example of Gore's corruption centered on the case of Golden ADA, one of the most notorious looting schemes against post-Soviet Russia during the entire Yeltsin decade of oligarchical rape of the former superpower.

In 1994, Gore was photographed at a Democratic Party fundraiser, arm in arm with a top official of the Russian precious metals firm, Golden ADA. The appearance of the photograph set off alarm bells at the FBI, because Golden ADA was, at the time, the target of a joint U.S.-Russian criminal probe into diamond and precious metals theft, and money laundering. It was credibly feared that the Vice President would intercede to quash the probe—which is exactly what happened.

Golden ADA was set up in 1992 by a top Yeltsin crony, Yevgeni Bychkov, who had been named to head Russia's State Committee on Precious Metals and Gems. Bychkov, in league with a group of top Russian "reformers," including Chernomyrdin, Yegor Gaidar, Boris Fyodorov, and Anatoli Chubais, had set up Golden ADA as a vehicle for shipping tons of diamonds, precious metals, and art objects to the United States for sale on the international market. According to Russian news accounts, the Golden ADA project had been discussed between Vice President Gore and Russian Prime Minister Chernomyrdin during regular meetings of their Joint Commission on Economic and Technological Cooperation ("The Gore-Chernomyrdin Commission"). Golden ADA boss Andrei Kozlenok was also linked to Chernomyrdin directly, according to Russian news accounts.

U.S. Customs investigators, the FBI, and their Russian counterparts linked Golden ADA to Russian mafiya assassinations, massive theft of diamonds and other priceless commodities, money laundering, and a string of lesser crimes. Vice President Gore was, at one point, briefed, along with the National Security Council, on the Golden ADA probe. Around the same time, the CIA provided a dossier to Gore, documenting billions of dollars in theft of Russian state property by Chernomyrdin, in league with the mafiya. Gore sent back the dossier with "barnyard epithets" scrawled across the cover. The CIA concluded that the Vice President had no interest in any further actions against the Russian oligarchy.

On Nov. 8, 1995, the Internal Revenue Service raided the San Francisco offices of Golden ADA and seized all of the company's bank accounts and other assets—much to the chagrin of the FBI, which was working with Russian officials on the higher levels of the mafiya operation. The Russian government would eventually charge that Golden ADA officials stole at least $400 million in Russian state assets. Civil litigations would continue for years, with one attorney involved in the case complaining that "everybody that was ever involved in this whole thing is dead, fled, or has taken the Fifth."

As for Al Gore, affiliating with Anglo-Russian mafiya networks runs in the family. Father, Albert V. Gore, Sr., who preceded Junior as the U.S. Senator from Tennessee, was virtually an indentured servant to Armand Hammer, the notorious Anglo-Soviet Trust wheeler-dealer, whose pharmaceutical and petroleum deals with the Soviet government financed Communist Party and Soviet intelligence operations in the United States and Europe for decades. Even before Gore, Sr. lost his Senate seat and went to work full-time for Hammer's Occidental Petroleum, Hammer would pat his wallet every time Gore, Sr. was in his presence, signaling those around him that Gore was "in his pocket."

For Al Gore, Jr., the ownership-of-choice is the City of London and the British Crown, whose radical Malthusian outlook, hatred of the nation-state system, and loathing of the idea of human creativity and progress, are his own.

Posted by: matteo | March 22, 2007 10:01 PM


Do something against pollution: inform people about their wrong choice buying a polluting car: click on my name to see a list of the most polluting cars.

Posted by: Mark Sullivan | March 22, 2007 05:34 PM


Matrogiacomo few moments after the freedom:
see the video--->
http://guerrillaradio.iobloggo.com/

Posted by: alessandra arrigoni | March 22, 2007 02:03 AM


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