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Venezuela: The Trump Coup — And Our Next Oil War.

[An excerpt from my interview with @jimmy_dore.]

For background read The #KochBrothers, #HugoChavez and the #KeystoneXL Pipeline: gregpalast.com/the-koch-broth…
#Venezuela is #OccupyWallStreet on its head: the 1% are out in the street, violently hoping to overthrow the government elected by working people. Are the Kochs involved? Why not read my reports on Venezuela? gregpalast.com/chavez-maduro-…
Don't believe everything you read in the papers about #Venezuela — my 2002 report for @Guardian theguardian.com/world/2002/apr… #HandsOffVenezuela
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Were the elections in #Venezuela fair? Independent Election Monitor #JosephFarrell👇
May 23, 2018
Joseph Farrell, an Election Monitor in Venezuela as well as a member of the Board of the #UK Centre for Investigative Journalism & an associate of #WikiLeaks.
#VENEZUELA'S VOTING SYSTEM IS MILES BETTER COMPARED TO THAT OF #AMERICA👇🤨WATCH‼️🇻🇪VS 🇺🇸
We Tested The Venezuelan Electoral System
May 18, 2018
While the #US is labeling Venezuelan elections as "non-democratic", we tested the voting system.

#Maduro #HandsOffVenezuela #Tulsi2020
The Truth About Elections in #Venezuela vs #Colombia
Jun 1, 2018👇WATCH‼️
Both 🇻🇪 & 🇨🇴 have caused a stir of controversy, with #US-backed forces seeming to play a large role in each. Author & #CivilRights Attorney @danielmkovalik, who was there to witness.
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"The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything." - Albert Einstein 🔖 @FBI @TheJusticeDept @GOP @DNC @SenateGOP @SenateDems @HouseGOP @HouseDemocrats
CALLING 📣 #TheResistance #Resistance. Retweet this graphic, copy and use with your own texts, tags and hashtags! Generate leads for the media @FBI @TheJusticeDept. It may help make the criminals who have overrun our government think again! #BlowTheWhistle @FBI @TheJusticeDept
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1. How FISA works: Our spooks intercept something about you likely from intercepts of Russian folks. #DOJ is alerted. If they intend to pursue a criminal investigation they tell the @FBIWFO to seek a #FISA warrant.
2. @NRA @GOP #KochBrothers @Trump-sters who've been playing footsie with Ruskies, ya'll are all screwed. A FISA warrant will devour your life and anyone complicit of anything near you. You can't win. You're fighting Terminators. They won't stop until you and yours are charged.
3. If you're @SenateGOP @HouseGOP holding out on Mueller like I'm guessing old @LindseyGrahamSC is doing, you need to talk to a lawyer about how the federal constitutional system works. You can be charged by states. Or by loyal US Attorneys in places like S.Dakota. @SpeakerPelosi
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1/ #CNP Members and Organizations
"The Council for National Policy (CNP) is a body that mixes large numbers of ostensibly mainstream conservatives with far-right and extremist ideologues, mostly from the far fringes of the religious right...
splcenter.org/hatewatch/2016…
2/ "What follows is a list of 18 of the hardest-line #CNP members and links to information about them and their groups, when available, published in the past by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Groups designated by the SPLC as hate groups are marked with an asterisk (*).."
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Tony Perkins
*Family Research Council
Washington, D.C.
CNP Vice President

* Designated as hate group
#CNP
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1. @senatemajldr McConnell is running in 2020 and it's possible he fears @realDonaldTrump getting angry and then getting even via a primary candidate challenge but the reality of this strategy is so counter @POTUS' interests that it shocks me. He's self impeaching. Amazing.
2. McConnell could easily take Trump off the #Shutdown hook by allowing a vote and then even if Trump vetoes, it's likely to be overturned. Today the House voted 85% on a measure. But McConnell must not trust Trump to cover him with the @foxandfriends trolls and believes it's
3. better for Mitch to just let Trump implode his presidency via self immolation. The polls are starting to plummet. Giuliani's recent bizarre performance says to me he knows they're about to round up the campaign conspiracy. Probably Trump's family. And it may be a state case.
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1. 1993-4 my late brother investigated Bill Barr, Reagan, Bush & Baker among others. It was a strange case involving the CIA. Most of the investigation was top secret "code-worded now called SCI. The case was the pet peeve of the @nytimes' William Safire who rage op-ed-ed it.
2.The accusations involved the CIA arming Saddam Hussein with WMD including nuclear weapons technology. It centered around a small Atlanta bank branch of a larger Italian bank that was accused of laundering US farm credits to Iraq. My brother promised to give me a copy of
3. an unclassified version of his report. He never did. He never discussed it after it was submitted and I presume it was never declassified. John died last year. Here is Merrick Garland on John as counselor to the Attorney General.
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1. Here's the guy who can give @TheDemocrats 60 Senate seats in 2021 so Dems can pack #SCOTUS with 4 more justices. He's burning his own caucus for #TraitorTrump. And we'll never let voters forget. List of 2020 GOP class on @senatemajldr McConnell's #ShutdownDeathMarch.
2. Easy ones are @SenJoniErnst @SenCoryGardner @SenatorCollins @SenMcSallyAZ. Democrats in their states got more MidTerm votes so they're likely to loose their seats. But 2020 also has real challenges for GA, KS, NC, TX and even KY. But there's something else possibly looming.
3. IMO most 2016 @SenateGOP class took Russian money. Have you noticed one 2016 member @lisamurkowski isn't putting up with #TovarishTrump? Pretty sure she was not in GOP 2016 funding ecosystem. Other ones have issues and these in yellow were on the Moscow July 4 treason train.
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1. Are @SteveScalise & his #KochBrothers masters are starting to get nervous about @AOC? In 1950 the top rate >$200k was 91%. Home with two car garage #americandream was alive & well. That's not a dream of only the left. Once a dream of all Americans before the @GOP betrayal.
2. How much money have you gotten from the #KochBrothers to betray your district Steve? If we can split LA1st white vote & 22% people of color come out to vote your on the street Steve. @LaDemos let's get someone teed up to challenge Steve. Don't wait for 2020. Do it now.
3. We can start a small social media task force to begin flooding employers in LA1st to show them how Scalise and the GOP is bad for business. Oh and I'm sure he took Russian money in 2016 so Steve is likely to end up in prison. But the key is he's working for Russia. Like Trump.
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GERMAN SHEPHERD From Heidelburg Exposes #Koch-Tucson-#Rothschild #NuclearWeapons In #MexicanNavy

@POTUS
@realDonaldTrump
@GenFlynn
Unannounced Visitor From Guayas Mexico Exposes #KochBrothers' #Rothschild #Mossad #NuclearWeapons In #MexicanNavy

Koch Brothers Treason Assets + Wisconsin + Scott Walker + Ron Johnson + SoH Paul Ryan + Congressman Ron Kind

@POTUS
@realDonaldTrump
@GenFlynn
@fieldmcc
@agentdice
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1. Some observations on Ukraine. I have been watching the reports of Russian build up and threats of invasion but based on my past observations including the steady Russian ship traffic in Azov I considered it the usual Russian Christmas holiday murder of Ukrainians.
2. But @realDonaldTrump's recent capitulation to @RT_Erdogan and Turkey's ISIS allies may have given @KremlinRussia_E a belief that it can also threaten an attack like Erdogan did, and Trump would cave, like he did in Syria. A coward lets off an odor a predator can smell.
3 So today I was engaged by a very high end Russian troll who seemed to have a set script. At first I could not identify the strategy but think I do now. The Russians need American accounts to amplify an imminent Russian attack in Ukraine. Trump and the Kremlin #MAGA botnet
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1. IMO Comey, who elected Trump, is #KochBrothers operative. He wants to avoid having an impeachment vote because the 20 GOP Senators in 2020 will be put at risk. Seven by my count now stand very good chance to lose. Having to vote for a traitor could open remaining to a rout.
2. If you add that several Senators in 2016 GOP cycle are likely to be indicted it is conceivable that Dems reach the majic 67 seat majoriy in the Senate that would allow removal of GOP judges at will. Comey is trying to stop that from happening. Kochs worst nightmare.
3. On 2016 cycle. Add Ron Johnson to yellow July 4 Moscow list. They are my top suspects. I spotted the Russian money in June 2016. Told the feds via several Tweets. I suspected FINCEN would get them. It did.
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Maria Butina ready to flip? Hearing may be as early as tomorrow. Joint motion request for a change of plea hearing
Butina has also has filed response to order to show cause saying it's okay to unseal the telephonic conference that led to the appointment of her advisory counsel. Okay to unseal telephonic conference transcript.
Court Docket: Hearings as to MARIIA BUTINA: Plea Agreement Hearing set for 12/12/2018 at 03:15 PM in Courtroom 9 before Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (tb) (Entered: 12/10/2018) @maddow @Lawrence @MaddowBlog
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Um, unless you want an Article V Convention of States to re-write the U.S. Constitution (a Koch-funded effort), you might want to contact the 6 WI counties that have installed cellular modems and insist that they be removed. 1/
Here is the Thread w/ contact info. and a proposed script for the 6 Wisconsin counties (including WI's 3 most populous) that have installed cellular modems. I initially directed it to Wisconsin voters, but have changed my mind bc this affects ALL of us. 2/
Pls let me know if you can call and/or email these 6 counties and the Wisconsin Election Commission to demand removal of the cellular modems. Thanks! #ProtectOurVotes #noconcon 3/
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📚🎞️Reading materials and films about the #KochBrothers, now just Charles Koch since his brother "retired."

"Dark Money" by Jane Mayer @JaneMayerNYer
@UnKochCampus

smile.amazon.com/Dark-Money-His…
📚🎞️Reading materials and films about the #KochBrothers, now just Charles Koch since his brother "retired." (cont'd)

"Democracy in Chains"

by Nancy MacLean

smile.amazon.com/Democracy-Chai…
📚🎞️#KochBrothers reading materials and films (cont'd)

"Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty

by Daniel Schulman

smile.amazon.com/Sons-Wichita-B…
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1. When Russia attacked #Ukraine I saw it coming. Obama angered Putin by cruising two Naval war ships off of Sochi during Olympics. The soon to be grounded USS Taylor, an obsolete Perry frigate, and the command ship the USS White Plains. The @DeptofDefense has great weapons
2. but is completely unarmed when it comes to propaganda defense. I watched the Ukraine Maidan and saw that Russia was getting ready to invade. I did what I could to fight Russian propaganda but without competent @CIA @DefenseIntel capability the Russians just rolled into Ukraine
3. and are still there. We need to wall Russia out of our internet. The @NSAGov can put switches on each entry point for Russian packets. It will take time and there will be cracks but the blocking of all Russian internet traffic must be strategic goal of the US @DeptofDefense.
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@RockPaper_Sista @willfightevil @Frimmmy @wrongestwrong @SarahSheKicks2 @RinChupeco For 40+ years the #KochBrothers have been buying politicians at state and fed level. Mostly republicans but there are dems who've taken a bite of the koolaid pie.
Looking at #ALEC, whom they fund heavily, gives you an idea where they're currently at: 1/
sourcewatch.org/index.php/ALEC…
@RockPaper_Sista @willfightevil @Frimmmy @wrongestwrong @SarahSheKicks2 @RinChupeco Here is their agenda, first seen publicly I believe when David Koch ran for VP in 1980 on the Libertarian ticket - 2/

Image from @Ruetheday852
@RockPaper_Sista @willfightevil @Frimmmy @wrongestwrong @SarahSheKicks2 @RinChupeco @Ruetheday852 I've been showing these bullets to people for over a year now and some had a good laugh at the one that does away with the post office. 3/
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#NoConCon #HandMarked #PaperBallots
Please include #Midterms2018 - our country is literally bathed in #KochBrothers political lackeys on all trifecta levels.
Through #ALEC, they are pushing for a Convention of States. They mean to radically alter or even rewrite the #COTUS 1/
The link below is a few months old. The "Balanced Budget Amendment" drive currently has 28 states. Just 7 states shy of the 35 required to compell congress to enact an #ArticleV #COS 2/
Additionally the landscape is a minefield of hackable voting machines.

#HandMarked #PaperBallots 3/
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Part 5. In November 2005, Koch Industries agree to buy Georgia-Pacific, located in Atlanta, a building products and paper maker company, for $13 billion dollars. Employees were given no choice and had to sell their stock in the company.
nytimes.com/2005/11/15/bus…
Georgia-Pacific owns a paper mill, pulp mill, plywood mill and a chemical plant in Crossett, Arkansas, a working town of approximately 5,200 residents. The mill is located in a small neighborhood where many working class African Americans live.
Over 1,000 people from the town are employed by Georgia-Pacific. They are all probably related to or know someone who works there.
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#SouthCarolina, please call your state Reps & Senators to block these resolutions to call a Constitutional Convention. These are coming from all sides, left, right and in between! #KochBrothers org CoS, Tea Party & Citizens United orgs are getting desperate! #NoConConForAnything
The first two on this list are promoted by American-promise-dot-net. The third is another organization or possibly written by independent Republicans--13 of them. In all, SIXTEEN Republicans are endorsing legislation to ban Citizens United! Don't you think that's strange?!?
Here's evidence of American-promise-dot-net endorsing these first 2 bills H4174 and S0571! Tell your legislators to vote NO on these deceitful bills!
Republicans posing as Democrats! Wake up blue!!! #NoConCon
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The #KochBrothers want “freedom” alright: freedom to poison our environment and sicken our kids without government interference. We cannot let them get their polluted hands on our Constitution! #NoConCon thinkprogress.org/to-block-epa-r… 1/
Oh look here! The #KochBrothers backed climate-change denier Scott Pruitt to head the EPA. 2/ ucsusa.org/publications/g…
In the midst of the Flint water crisis, House Speaker Paul Ryan wrote an op-Ed opposing the EPA’s Clean Water Act, which several #KochBrothers businesses had lobbied against. Because they want “freedom” to poison our water.
3/
google.com.mx/amp/s/www.desm…
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Iowa voters! The Iowa House has passed Joint Resolution 8 calling for an Article V Convention of States to amend the US Constitution-as desired by #ALEC & #Kochs! The senate will vote ANY DAY! Tell ur state senators 2 vote NO! Contact info & more below #NoConCon #KochBrothers 1/
Alarmingly, #JR8 had BIPARTISAN support in the IA House. Still, u probably should focus on Senate Republicans first. Here is a list w/ their names & numbers. Tell them u will #VoteThemOut if they vote for a Convention of States! iowasenaterepublicans.com/senators/ 2/
Next, you should convey the same message—vote NO on #JR8 or we will #Vote you out—to the Democratic leadership in the Iowa Senate. Here are their names & numbers. senate.iowa.gov/democrats/sena… 3/
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Iowa voters! The Iowa House has passed Joint Resolution 8 calling for an Article V Convention of States to amend the US Constitution-as desired by #ALEC & #Kochs! The senate will vote ANY DAY! Tell ur state senators 2 vote NO! Contact info & more below #NoConCon #KochBrothers 1/
Find ur Iowa state senators here & tell them 2 vote NO on Joint Resolution 8 calling for an Article V “Convention of State” 2 amend the US Constitution! This is a #KochBrothers resolution meant 2 decimate the federal govt & to eliminate SS & Medicare! 2/ openstates.org/find_your_legi…
Here is a link to Joint Resolution 8. 3/ legis.iowa.gov/legislation/Bi…
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