U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said the following about the U.S.:
We are continuing to designate Iranian entities when we find that they are trying to use the financial system for their ill-gotten gains, and it is why we are trying to strengthen the defense capacity of our traditional allies in the Gulf, because working together with them, we can help be a barrier to further Iranian aggression in the region.
"ill-gotten gains"? How does she look at herself in the eye in the mirror? How does she sleep nights? She studies to corrupt words. We aren't going to do a study and rehash of all her speeches and sayings, but if anyone bothers, he or she will see throughout exactly what we are talking about.
Listen to her from hear on with an ear for picking out the huge hypocrisies.
"ill-gotten gains"? The Empire is built on them. She eats from them. They pay her. Her corruption is going to eat her from the inside out.
All the oil revenue from Iraqi oil that flows through U.S. companies is ill-gotten gain. All the neoliberalism of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Association and all the global corporations of the Western European and American variety especially are built upon ill-gotten gain.
HonorÃ© Balzac said, "Behind every great fortune is a great crime." Quite right.
"Iranian aggression"? The U.S. is the most aggressive nation on earth by far. The U.S. hasn't caught the Iranians doing anything. It's the Big Lie, you know, just like Hitler used to do. How far into Nazism does Condi plan to go? How willing is she?
Dick Cheney is willing. He likes torture. He advocates it. He's worse than insane. The Vice President of the United States of America knows he's advocating evil. He knows the difference and openly chooses evil over good. What does that say about the American people who leave him in power?
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