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Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Ghost of Hillary Clinton Vs. Russia

During the last election I campaigned hard for Bernie Sanders.
When he dropped out because Hillary Clinton told him to I voted for Jill Stein.
No.
I am not a Russian spy.
I have never worked for Russia.
I do have Russian friends and have lived in neighborhoods with large Russian populations.

There is NO PROOF that the Russian government "hacked" the election.
NONE.
And if you read the actual accusations against Russia they are mostly accused of influencing the election by producing news programming in English that Americans can access online via RT.

After my time at a French media company, I think I know a tiny bit about how the American employees at RT must feel. I know what it’s like to work for America’s “enemies” during a climate of reactionary political extremism. I worked as a web designer in New York for a French media company before, during, and after 9/11. The company was the same French company John F. Kennedy Jr. partnered with when he published George Magazine. God rest his beautiful soul.

After 9/11, France (and the French people in general) were being vilified by the Republicans. I can’t remember what France did to piss off the Bush administration after 9/11, but suddenly we Americans had to prove our loyalty to America by calling "French Fries" "Freedom Fries" or the terrorists would win. It was the stupidest nonsense and did nothing to make the world safer for humanity. Our collective sanity was restored by the cartoon quality of Bush Jr.’s leadership. Thanks to Dubya we realized almost instantly how stupid we sounded ordering "Freedom Fries" so we went back to ordering french fries at McDonald's. It helped the racist mass hysteria against France to dissolve quickly.

Now as I watch the anti-Russian circus of contention surrounding Trump’s presidency it feels eerily similar to the Freedom Fries fiasco. Unfortunately for Russia there is no Russian cuisine that has dominated the list of offerings at McDonalds for seven decades. Russia has yet to seduce us with common food items, into a deeply dysfunctional yet committed tempestuous love affair with their culture, as the French have. It’s hard to say how loyal we will be to our common human bonds, and if war will erupt in spite of them, but perhaps our mutual love of Vodka will preserve peace and human solidarity between Americans and Russians since sense seems to be escaping many of us.

We live in a nation of immigrants. We are encouraged to be proud of the American melting pot. We go to school and study the languages of other nations and then go off to work in the global marketplace. Foreign companies who have products that Americans love, come and set up shop here for easier and less expensive distribution. Their employees learn English and immerse themselves in our culture to understand the American marketplace better. Do other nations, like Russia, have ambition for political harmony and peaceful dealings between America and their country? Yes. I am sure they do. Our entire economy is propped up by foreign investors who want good relations with America. Now Democrats are screaming: How dare American business people "secretly" work with Russian business people to generate profits in America!? How dare real estate corporations sell condos to Russians who live and work and pay taxes in America!? How dare Russia make a news channel that employs Americans covering the news the corrupt main stream American media doesn't want you to hear!? These outraged Democrats allow their politically motivated hypocrisy to eclipse the fact that none of the Russian business connected to Trump was illegal or actually happened in any unique secrecy. It happened in the same secret way all business happens, in business meetings behind closed doors in elite executive spaces.

We all live and work alongside people from all over the world (especially in cities like New York) and when a political wind shifts among the power elites suddenly your innocent presence at a company, or the neighborhood you live in, becomes a dangerous political statement. Now Americans are being pulled into a race war, this time by the establishment Democrats, this time against Russia, to get us to ignore the real war, which is between us and our corrupt politicians in both parties.

All of the current anti-Russian frenzy originated in the wake of the Titanic sinking end of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Her persistent mourners stoke anti-Russian fires, wailing aloud and with emojis on Twitter and Facebook, about the great Russian threat that felled their Queen. They blame Trump and Russia for all their woes, never realizing they are sleeping with the enemy.

Hillary Clinton openly accepted campaign donations from countries like Saudi Arabia who execute gay people and don't let women do anything without the approval of a male chaperone. Devoted democratic sheep have no concept that misogyny is perpetuated by political wives like Hillary Clinton who accept money and power from men who demand that grown women cover their faces in public and do whatever their 14 year old brothers tell them to do. 

Is Putin an honest guy? Is he a murderous dictator? Maybe. Maybe not. But I know this for sure: Putin does not execute gay people for being gay and Russian women can wear what they want, and go where they want, with who ever they want, whenever they want to, and maybe Hillary Clinton hates Putin for that. Maybe Hillary Clinton feels threatened by Russian women exercising liberty. Maybe if Russian women are forced to stay home by male relatives they won't end up in bed with her scandalous husband. LMFAO. Teenage girls would not put up with a boyfriend cheating on them over and over again, yet Hillary Clinton wanted voters to see her as a courageous, seasoned Feminist leader and to have respect for her past decision making. Come on! I laugh when I imagine her rationalizing why she needs to stay with a man who betrays her repeatedly. I cry when I think of all of the innocent people killed needlessly in Clinton regime change wars. Now her post-election pathetic excuses for her failures as a leader have taken on a life of their own. Her pitiful gassed up loyal mob is frothing at the mouth, ready to spill Russian and American blood to avenge a loser.

So sad!