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Ron Patton | June 13, 2019
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Two oil tankers have been damaged in a suspected attack in the waters between the United Arab Emirates and Iran as they were leaving the Persian Gulf. This is the second incident in four weeks.

While the media is scrambling to frame the narrative no one will ask the most important question when these things happen; who benefits?

Within hours, Mike Pompeo and John Bolton pointed the fingers at Iran. Of course, this plays on everyone’s cognitive bias as we have never been really friendly with Iran.

Even when President Obama was making deals with Iran, it was obvious that the owners of the narrative failed to tell us how every bit of propaganda we heard about it came from a bottomless pit of deception.

President Barack Obama failed to disclose to Congress the existence of secret side deals on inspections when he transmitted the nuclear accord to Capitol Hill.

They were only uncovered by chance when Mike Pompeo and Senator Tom Cotton learned about them during a meeting with International Atomic Energy Agency officials in Vienna. Then, we learned that the Obama administration had secretly sent a plane to Tehran loaded with $400 million in Swiss francs, Euros and other currencies on the same day Iran released four American hostages, which was followed by two more secret flights carrying another $1.3 billion in cash.

Back then conspiracy theorists were saying that Obama was setting us up with the narrative but ignored it and fact checkers along with Snopes tried to silence the notion that there was some sort of plot devised by our most beloved leader.

It is now a footnote in our attention deficit democracy.

With the attacks today, the Neocon controllers behind the scenes in this administration can step up its campaign against Iran and move from an economic war to a military one.

Pompeo’s declaration of Iran’s guilt in today’s attack was based chiefly on similar incidents happening in mid-May. John Bolton and Pompeo blamed Iran then, and since this was the same sort of thing, they blame Iran now. The problem is, they have offered no evidence Iran was responsible for the first incidents, let alone today’s, and are just tying them all together. Pompeo rattled off a list of things to blame Iran for, including multiple incidents that were done by Yemen’s Houthis, a rocket fired in Iraq that was never convincingly blamed on anyone, and an Afghanistan bombing that clearly was nothing to do with Iran at all.

The attacks come as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting Tehran, with the blessing of President Trump. On Wednesday, Abe urged Tehran to avoid conflict at all costs and pledged to do his utmost to ease tensions. The tankers damaged on Thursday were carrying cargoes related to Japan, Hiroshige Seko, minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry, said on the ministry’s Twitter feed.

It is also interesting to note that a day earlier, Iran freed a U.S. resident imprisoned on espionage charges. This would seem very clumsy timing from a country seeing the first tangible signs of any easing of the crippling sanctions imposed by the United States.

None of this adds up – nut of course the American public will buy the same old explanation of “we know” that Iran was the fiend that attacked tankers in the Gulf of Oman because “only” Iran has the capability, and, moreover, because of that old standby “secret intelligence” that “we cannot disclose,” so just believe us.

Truth is always a casualty when warhawks are making their sincere pitches for all-out warfare.

They hope that you will forget that seafaring false flags have plagued our history.

The sinking of the Maine, the Lusitania, the Pearl Harbor conspiracy and the Gulf of Tonkin incident come to mind when things like this happen out of nowhere and the culprit is named within minutes of the attack.

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif declared that “suspicious doesn’t begin to describe” what happened, noting that the attacks were timed to when Japanese PM Abe Shinzo was meeting with Iran’s Supreme Leader.

Abe’s meeting was also a subject of Pompeo’s comments, as Pompeo falsely accused Ayatollah Ali Khamenei of having refused the meeting with Abe. In reality, the meeting took place, and Khamenei simply rejected a proposal to trade messages with President Trump.

Pompeo went on to declare the attack on a Japanese ship during Abe’s Iran visit as an Iranian “insult to Japan.” This all rests on the US assumption of Iran’s guilt, and as Zarif points out, makes the attack look suspiciously like it might have been carried out for the benefit of the anti-Iran narrative.

Even if Tehran isn’t responsible, it will still suffer the consequences.

How is it that we are allowing ourselves to again fall for this augmented reality where up is down, the guilty are praised and the truth-tellers and the innocent are punished on a daily basis?

It becomes cliché to now say: “Just when you thought it could get any worse…” because it always gets worse and we accept it as the new norm and no one cares to point out the folly and impunity that is happening in plain sight.

It is obvious that the court of public opinion will jump to emotional conclusions – the allegations are always made long before any sort of investigation into them could have even begun, much less been completed.

There is a pattern to expose and one needs to pay attention to how the war whores tray to sell you on going to war.

The acts of psychological warfare are now in play and those who are not seeing that pattern are those who will fall for the gerrymandering of emotional support for more warfare.

There is an art to the lie and looking back we can see circumstances that led to the buildup and the final blow.

In April of 2018 when President Trump fired his Secretary of State and National Security Advisor, while nominating two fanatical replacements; namely, CIA Director Mike Pompeo and former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton to his cabinet, we warned everyone that the Neocon lions were let through the gate and that would mean war in the Middle East.

I remember stating a year ago that Bolton was a pianist that only played one key on his piano and that one key was war.

Neoconservative hawk, Mike Pompeo, was promoted from the head of the notoriously vicious Central Intelligence Agency to Hillary Clinton’s old job as Secretary of State after famously announcing that he was trying to make the CIA “a much more vicious agency.”

I remember warning everyone that these choices were not in any way a draining of the swamp and since it went flat with those plagued with identity politics disease – I will say again – what was most troubling is that the “conspiracy” within the Deep State was no longer something separate from this administration.

Trump appeared to be coerced into selecting intelligence operatives form the cabal, in order to do their dirty work as war whores.

It took a year but the warning signs that war was imminent happened gradually and predictably.

When technical platforms started banning journalists and conspiracy theorists from their forums no one blinked; in fact, there were many that opined – they had what was coming to them. However, we warned that the unabashed banning of loose cannon journalists was a sure sign that a major war was underway.

When Jamal Khashoggi was given a sedative overdose, restrained, and had his body sawed into pieces for undisclosed reasons while visiting a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, it was rumored that he fell out of favor with the Saudi government because he began to criticize their actions that would lead to war – no one really blinked and no one was held accountable.

Furthermore, when Julian Assange was arrested and YouTube started banning controversial videos, we warned that something was about to happen where they did not want anything to deter the narrative – I said that a new war was on the horizon.

Certain people want the narrative to be controlled, and while this is nothing new for most of us who are awake – there are many people that are unaware that after they hack into the internet narrative – they will hack into your mind and give you a reason to demand action against a problem that they had planned and carried out beforehand.

Hegelian dialectic thinking is applied in many situations in world politics. Often the ordinary people are used as pawns in the game of Hegelian psychology played by those who pull the strings of world control.

The political “left” and “right” are pitted against each other in order to achieve a synthesis that suits those in hidden positions of world power. In the United States, for example, the right side was in power until several aims were accomplished, such as the War on Iraq and the War on Terror. Then, when all that could be done by that side was accomplished, the left came into power claiming to bring about change. However, the change only continued wars in Iraq and elsewhere, and brought in additional social reforms that further limited the freedom of the American people.

Then, President Trump was elected and for many years during his administration, he kept warhawks at a distance – he had them leashed just like tamed bears.
But it appears that the same political science still applies no matter who is in power– pit one side against another and you have controlled conflict – use that as a tool to create a predetermined history and you manage and control the common people through violence and trauma.

We have learned over time that trauma is a very effective way of hacking the human mind.

The root of all our problems right now is the fact that human minds are very hackable with enough resources, combined with the fact that war, oppression, and exploitation are highly profitable.

This dynamic has caused human collective consciousness to generally dead-end into a kind of propagandized, zombified state in which all of our knowledge and all of our thinking moves in alignment with the agendas of existing power structures.

It’s much easier to continue believing the official narratives than to sort through everything you’ve been told about your society, your nation, and your world since grade school and work out what’s true and what’s false. Many don’t have the time. Many more don’t have the courage to speak up about the manipulation that is happening now.

I can say that we all saw this warlike event coming and it can be argued that it was manufactured as a false flag event but that would take all the fun out of hating another country and demanding that they be bombed back to the Stone Age and that is what makes it all that suspicious.

Iran bombed a group of tankers, in order to raise gas prices for a day, despite knowing it would likely cause the United States to bomb them into the Stone Age?

Let’s face it – this again has all the earmarks of the Neocon narrative to bring us again into war in the Middle East.

The other incredulity here is we didn’t we learn anything from Iraq and Afghanistan.

It is obvious that the real underlying currency in our world is not gold, nor fiat, Bitcoin nor even raw military might. The real underlying currency of our world is the narrative, and the ability to control it.

As soon as you realize and understand this dynamic, you start noticing it everywhere. What will be most interesting is how Trump handles this – he will either be coerced in going along with it – or he will not cooperate and create more disdain among Neocons on the hill and those in powerful positions can control the narrative in the media to disgrace him even more.

This crisis can be a way to notice just who controls the narrative and for what narrative control has a central role in the maintenance and expansion of existing power structures.

Will the Left support a war in Iran if the President is against it? Will they embrace a hawkish distance in the face of a President who can negotiate himself out of a quagmire?

Keep in mind that the architects of the New World Order are wired to reward those who advance pro-empire narratives and punish those who damage them.

Textbooks present wars, revolutions, and conflicts as unavoidable, accidental occurrences. When political negotiations decay into physical conflict, historians portray wars as coming after valiant efforts to avoid conflict. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.

When Nazi war criminals were investigated, the tribunals were careful to censor any records of Western assistance to Hitler. Similarly, Western textbooks tend to gloss over any information that indicates the key players in the West gave financial aid to the 1917 Russian Revolution because they didn’t want to appear pro-Communist.

In this sense, our Western history books and narratives are just as censored as the news and propaganda in Hitler’s day or in Communist China. We must read history books critically and intelligently not just for what they say, but also for what they don’t say.

Our freedom of the press is not as “free” as we like to think it is.

War is almost preplanned behind the scenes, and the individuals pulling the strings are not necessarily the leaders of the countries in conflict. State leaders are often puppets themselves, controlled by elites to whom they owe their position.

Much of the time, these elitists make revolutions appear as a sudden, spontaneous outbreak of a downtrodden class against a tyrannical government, whereas this is not always the case. In too many cases, the downtrodden class is used as pawns to fulfill an agenda of someone much higher up.

In his novel, Coningsby, Benjamin Disraeli writes this:

“The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.”

US President Woodrow Wilson said this:

“Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.”

It is obvious that we are seeing diabolic elements at play.

For those who are willing to look behind the obvious, the use of conflict to create a New World Order is a bitter but true fact.

Written by Ron Patton

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