- "Richard Perle is a traitor. There's no other way
to put it."
- Seymour Hersh is a rarity in America these days -- an
- "Hersh is not a nice man in the Washington sense,"
writes Eric Alterman of Salon, "he does not know how to make small
talk, flatter his bosses, spin his defeats and conceal his fierce competitiveness.
He is simply the best investigative reporter alive and expects his work
to speak for itself."
- Because Hersh does what he does so well, the chicken
hawk Richard Perle called him a terrorist on CNN the other day.
- That's right. Perle equated Hersh with Osama bin Laden
and Khalid Shaikh Mohammed. "Sy Hersh is the closest thing American
journalism has to a terrorist," Perle told Wolf Blitzer.
- Perle slandered Hersh because the award winning journalist
wrote in the March 17th issue of the New Yorker: "There is no question
that Perle believes that removing Saddam from power is the right thing
to do. At the same time, he has set up a company that may gain from a war."
- I have not read the New Yorker article, so I can't comment
on it. I don't know if Perle set up a company situated to profit from his
boss' plan to mass murder possibly a half million Iraqis or not. But if
Hersh said it, there must be something to it. Hersh is known for his meticulous
research. He conducts interviews, double checks facts. Seymour Hersh does
not make things up. Due to his professionalism Hersh has won more than
a dozen major journalism prizes, including the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for
International Reporting and four George Polk Awards.
- On the other hand, Perle and the neocons are liars.
- One big lie is that Mohammed Atta met with Khalil Ibrahim
Samir al-Ani, an official at Baghdad's embassy in Prague. US intelligence
agencies went over records of Atta,s travels and concluded that during
the period in question he was in Virginia Beach, not in Prague. Perle knew
this was a fabrication. He attempted to pass it off on the American people
as truth. There are many other lies, as well, but I will not bother you
- That's how the neocons make their case before the American
people -- through deceit, half-truth, fabrications, and outright lies.
It should be considered treason. It should be a crime. Maybe one day Richard
Perle will be prosecuted for his crimes. For now he is allowed to bend
the ear of George W. Bush and prod the half-wit dictator into destroying
- When Perle was working for Senator Scoop Jackson, he
was investigated by the Justice Department and found to have violated US
policies relating to unlawful transmission of sensitive classified US information
- "An FBI summary of a 1970 wiretap recorded Perle
discussing classified information with someone at the Israeli embassy,"
writes Paul Findley (They Dare To Speak Out, Chicago, Ill, Lawrence Hill
Books 1989)."He came under fire in 1983 when newspapers reported he
received substantial payments to represent the interests of an Israeli
weapons company. Perle denied conflict of interest, insisting that, although
he received payment for these services after he had assumed his position
in the Defense Department, he was between government jobs when he worked
for the Israeli firm."
- In other words, Richard Perle is an Israeli spy.
- Perle should be expatriated immediately -- or made to
share a cell with Jonathan Pollard, the spy who spent 18 months collecting
and selling classified American intelligence to Israel from his position
in U.S. Naval Intelligence. So pleased were the Israelis with the information
passed on to them, two of the four government officials who had dealt with
Pollard were promoted (Col. Aviem Sella, Pollard,s primary contact, was
given full control of a major Israeli Air Force base). So arrogant are
the Israelis that Sharon asked Bush to pardon and release Pollard.
- If these are our friends, who needs enemies?
- Okay, I'm going to use a word that will upset some of
you -- Zionist. These days if you use the word Zionist you're going to
be immediately accused of anti-Semitism. I receive hate email for using
this word on occasion. You'd think I'm making excuses for the Holocaust
(which is another subject that can get you in hot water, especially in
France where you can go to prison for questioning the official verson of
historical events). I'm not slandering Jews, I'm simply reporting the facts.
Here's an indisputable fact:
- Richard Perle is a Zionist.
- Now what exactly does this mean? It means Richard Perle
-- and Paul Wolfowitz, Douglas Feith, and others in the Bush administration
-- are Israeli nationalists. "Wolfowitz and fellow Jewish neo-cons
Richard Perle and Douglas Feith have emerged as the Pentagon's Paladins,"
writes Ann Pettifer, "their aim being to subdue the Islamic world
through decisive, pre-emptive use of American military superiority."
- "Only in Washington does one get a true sense of
the obsession of these Pentagon civilians," writes Hugo Young, a Guardian
columnist. "Conversationally, it is common talk that some of them,
not including Rumsfeld, are as much Israeli as American nationalists. Behind
nervous, confiding hands come sardonic whispers of an American outpost
of Likud. Most striking of all, however, is how unmentionable this is in
the liberal press."
- Ain't that the truth.
- But then the corporate press in America rarely criticizes
the Zionists. Notice how Perle can jump from one TV news show to another
and nobody mentions his spying for the Israelis or working for an Israeli
arms manufacturer. Nobody mentions his "dual loyalties," which
are common knowledge in Washington. Nobody calls him a traitor. Nobody
in the corporate media dares -- that is if they want to keep their jobs.
- Perle can insult the Germans and French at the same time
and the corporate media looks the other way. In fact, he is allowed to
denigrate the whole of Europe. "I think Europe has lost its moral
compass. Many Europeans have become so obsessed by the prospect of violence
they have failed to notice who we are dealing with," he told the Guardian.
- Gee, Richard. Maybe the Germans remember the horror of
American Flying Fortresses dumping gasoline bombs on Dresden in 1945, an
act of barbarity that resulted in the murder of 100,000 people. Maybe the
French recall the Nazi occupation. Maybe there's still thousands of Dutch,
Italians, Poles, and other Europeans alive who remember none too fondly
the systematic and engineered mass murder of the Second World War. No doubt,
as well, there's plenty of Jews who remember the monstrosity of Hitler's
- I bet if you asked them if Saddam Hussein is Hitler reborn
they would laugh in your face.
- Actually, Saddam is not a threat to a single person in
the United States. Perle and the Zionist neocons know this, of course.
They also know that Iraq is not a serious threat to Israel, especially
after a decade of war and sanctions have reduced Iraq to one of the poorest
countries in the world. "We don't lose sleep over Iraq's military
threat to us," Lt Gen. Moshe Yaalon, Israel,s Chief of Staff, told
the New York Times.
- So why are the Zionists pushing for a US invasion of
- First, the Zionists believe that bad relations between
the US and Arab nations is good for Israel. It's no mistake Iraq and Iran
were specifically fingered as part of an "axis of evil," nations
the Bushites have singled out for invasion and "democratization."
Sharon told fellow Zionist and U.S. Undersecretary of State John Bolton
last month he wants Syria and Libya attacked next. As if to make sure he
received the correct marching orders, Bolton also met with Foreign Minister
Benjamin Netanyahu and Housing and Construction Minister Natan Sharansky.
- The Israeli Zionists don't care if perpetual war destroys
the American economy. It does not bother them if Americans will die in
- Second, the Zionists are itching to "transfer"
-- i.e., to ethnically cleanse -- as many Palestinians from the West Bank
and Gaza as possible. Israel will do this while the US is busy slaughtering
Iraqis. "Israel should have exploited the repression of the demonstrations
in China, when world attention focused on that country, to carry out mass
expulsions among the Arabs of the territories," Netanyahu told students
at Bar-Ilan University in 1989. Americans may be clueless about the intentions
of Zionists toward the Palestinians, but in Israel ethnic cleansing is
a popular subject of discussion. Fifty percent or more of Israelis think
ethnic cleansing is a good idea. This from a nation that supposedly remembers
- "The idea of transfer is as old as modern Zionism
and has accompanied its evolution and praxis during the past century,"
remarks Israeli historian Benny Morris. Moreover, the Palestinian "demographic
threat" was something that "once left Golda Meir sleepless at
night and now serves as the subject of obsession for Israeli conferences
and nervous policy analysts," notes Will Youmans.
- Perle, Wolfowitz, Feith, and their fellow travelers from
the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA), the Center
for Security Policy (CSP), the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and
the Hudson Institute -- as well as defense contractors and conservative
foundations bankrolled by far-right American Zionists -- are calling the
shots on Bush's invasion of Iraq.
- It has nothing to do with the security of the American
people. It has everything to do with Israel and the Likudites.
- The Zionists in the Bush administration are pulling a
fast one on the American people. It's criminal behavior. It should not
be tolerated. The Zionist plan to bomb and kill Arabs across the Middle
East will result in dismal failure and pointless mass murder. It will destroy
America. It will wreck our economy and kill our sons. Perle and his cronies
are mountebanks, swindlers, hypocrites. They are war criminals.
- Richard Perle is a traitor. There's no other way to put
- If Richard Perle -- and Paul Wolfowitz, Douglas Feith,
Elliot Abrams, and all the other Zionists embedded in the Bush administration
-- love Israel so much, they should pack their bags and go there.
- If they won't go on their own, they should be forced
- In the meantime, their treacherous crimes need to be
- firstname.lastname@example.org Kurt Nimmo's Another Day in the Empire