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Hypocrisy And John McCain

September 20, 2013
Shorty Dawkins
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oath-keepersJohn McCain recently wrote a piece for the Russian newspaper Pravda.ru, which was, ostensibly, in response to a piece written by Vladimir Putin in the New York Times. Please, spend the time to read them both. Whereas President Putin’s piece was a rational, statesman-like argument for his position, Senator McCain’s piece was merely a personal attack on Putin. It was personal and hypocritical to the highest degree. It was truly a case of the pot calling the kettle black.

John McCain says in his opinion piece: “I believe you should live according to the dictates of your conscience, not your government. I believe you deserve the opportunity to improve your lives in an economy that is built to last and benefits the many, not just the powerful few. You should be governed by a rule of law that is clear, consistently and impartially enforced and just. I make that claim because I believe the Russian people, no less than Americans, are endowed by our Creator with inalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”

Really, John? You believe in inalienable rights? If so, why have you voted to legislate the Rights delineated in the Bill of Rights? You voted for the NDAA bill that deprives us of due process, all at the whim of the President. Yet you say you believe in inalienable rights. You have supported the NSA spying on our communications. Inalienable rights, John?

You say you believe you should live by the dictates of your conscience, not the government, yet you call Edward Snowden a traitor for doing just that.

You say: “I believe you deserve the opportunity to improve your lives in an economy that is built to last and benefits the many, not just the powerful few.” John, didn’t you vote for the Bank bailouts, that benefited the bankers and left the bill for the American public to pay? And don’t you support the concept of the Petrodollar, a fiat money supporting scheme engineered by Henry Kissinger during the Nixon Administration? And isn’t the petrodollar the reason for the invasions of Iraq, Libya, and, if you have your way, Syria? Have you voted to eliminate the Federal Reserve System, the foundation of the fiat money scheme? No? Yet you claim to believe in an economy built to last. John, you are being hypocritical. All fiat money schemes eventually collapse. They cannot last. They are houses of cards, or, more correctly, Ponzi schemes.

What of the Rule of Law you claim to believe in, that should be equally applied to all? Have any bankers, from the too big to fail banks, that have admittedly laundered hundreds of billions of dollars in drug money been brought to justice? No, they are fined a pittance of their profits. No jail time for your banker friends. Didn’t you vote for the bailouts of the banks, AIG , General Motors and Chrysler?

You say in your opinion piece: “A Russian citizen could not publish a testament like the one I just offered. President Putin and his associates do not believe in these values. They don’t respect your dignity or accept your authority over them. They punish dissent and imprison opponents. They rig your elections. They control your media. They harass, threaten, and banish organizations that defend your right to self-governance. To perpetuate their power they foster rampant corruption in your courts and your economy and terrorize and even assassinate journalists who try to expose their corruption.”

Isn’t this a clear case of the pot calling the kettle black? It is certainly true of Russia, though slightly less so than in the days of the Soviet Union, but your own response to Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning and the Wikileaks disclosures prove you are on the side of corruption, John. When you support the surveillance of our communications, are you respecting us, John? You complain of the Russian controlled media but our mainstream media is tightly controlled by a few oligarchs, similar to Russia.

When I read your opinion piece, Senator McCain, I am reminded of Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew, his Vice-President. Richard Nixon, of course, is famous for declaring “I am not a crook” shortly before he resigned the Presidency in disgrace. Spiro Agnew, who pontificated often about “Law and Order” resigned from the Vice-Presidency amid allegations of bribery and extortion, and admitted to tax evasion. You pontificate about inalienable rights, the rule of law, and a sound economy, yet you would deny all these to the American public. You, sir, are a hypocrite of the highest order, and an enemy of the Constitution. It is time for you to resign.

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  1. September 21, 2013 1:57 am

    Mc Cain wants to be crowned in glory so he can be the hero his father wanted him to be. For that, one needs a war. Mc Cain will jump on any thing that looks like he can be the leader and make history. Making up for the wasted time of his youth before he landed in that lake. But history seldom give any one more than one chance to be a hero.
    As for his speech, he is tied to Israel so is Graham, how tight this bond is is conjectural, but his speech was obvious intended to arise old fears of Russia, and anger in Russia. A great hero was Gen. Marshal who followed the Founder sound judgment. “To avoid war, make friend with your enemies”. We need not embark on converting them. American Capitalism is based on such principles, “you work together for a common interest Senator McCain, not to convert them.” Minding our own business was the Founders principle.

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