The European Union and the legacy of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Troubling Times for Fortress Europa | July 2016 |
In 1942, French lawyer and economist Robert Schuman joined the French Resistance after two years as a prisoner of the Nazi political police known as the Gestapo. For the remainder of the war, he spoke out about the eventual defeat of Nazi-controlled Germany and Europe's need for post-war Franco-German reconciliation.
Just a few short years later, as Prime Minister of France, he proposed a framework for the European Community Single Market, a trading partnership whose aim was "to make war not only unthinkable, but materially impossible." In May 1950, he presented a new government policy in a declaration that became the founding of the European Coal and Steel Community: the first supranational European union and the building blocks of the European Union.
"Europe will not be made all at once, or according to a single plan," he wrote. "It will be built through concrete achievements which first create a de facto solidarity... The pooling of coal and steel production... will change the destinies of those regions which have long been devoted to the manufacture of munitions of war, of which they have been the most constant victims..."
In 1957, the Treaty of Rome created the European Economic Community (EEC), a six-nation organization dedicated to integrating the national economies of Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany.
Joe Biden the master of America's foreign policy is an advocate of the devil and has a track record of war crimes. The enforcement of more and sophisticated arms pouring into Europe is an advocacy of war, promotion of the Military Industrial Complex on a unprecedented scale. Forever war, chaos and division.
Dwight Eisenhower warning Military Industrial Complex
Unfortunately the Eisenhower warning fell on deaf ears in America. Europe with Social Democracy managed to live in peace for over a half century ... overtaken by America's military might through NATO expansion. The world will not ever be the same ... our way of life has been revamped against our will. A grand failure of EU leadership and key nations that should have kept trust in the founding principles of the Four Freedoms and Franklin D. Roosevelt ... America has turned the page and now lives by the dogma of Barry Goldwater and his acolytes.
h/t Cat Parl.uk | CA/SCL Psychographic targeting for Britain, 2015, proposal for LeaveEU
Not Just Meta ...
Always figured he was personally involved as lobbyist for Israel to defeat the Iran lovers of the nuclear deal ... sorry Hillary.
Key words | Republicans | Cambridge Analytical | campaign Austin, Texas Steve Bannon election campaign 2016 Trump
Money, denials and stalling: How Trump, the Mercers and the GOP beat the FEC | CNBC - Nov. 21, 2021 |
Institutions or causes you don't like ... just defund them 😂 UK Tories - Conservatives - Dutch PM Mark Rutte - UK PM Liz Truss profile for tomorrow ...
The FEC has been criticized for years for not having enough funding, manpower and time to enforce election laws, and it appeared to have those same problems in this case.
From article in The New Yorker ...
Cambridge Analytica is essentially a shell company created by the British firm Strategic Communications Laboratories. During the 2016 campaign, according to Cadwalladr, C.A. was staffed primarily by non-U.S. citizens, in possible violation of American campaign-finance laws. This included the contractors the firm brought to Austin, Texas, to work with Trump's digital team there.
Trump's digital team, headed by Brad Parscale and Jared Kushner. Alongside all of them were Facebook employees who were embedded with the Trump campaign to help them use Facebook's various tools most effectively--including the so-called "dark posts," used to dissuade African-Americans from showing up to vote.
In a statement, Mark Zuckerberg could only chalk the whole saga up to "a breach of trust between Kogan, Cambridge Analytica and Facebook." The company is aided in maintaining this position by privacy policies that are as obscure as they are lax.
F*cked up America and economic policy across the globe
democracy No 3rd term for Trump, down with MAGA hats. Republicans and UK Tories have stolen democracy.
Tories Rise to Power Subliminal Messaging
The Australian strategist behind Boris Johnson's mayoral campaigns is to work for the Conservatives, Tory chairman Grant Shapps has said | BBC News - Nov. 18, 2012 |
... his appointment could prove controversial. Last month former deputy party chairman Lord Ashcroft said it would be a mistake to hire Mr Crosby, who could be a "recipe for... conflict and confusion".
The essence and strength of his messaging 😂‼️
Next chapter ... Liz Truss too has made sure to profit of the strategists. Britain's Divide and Conquer in the digital age of social media.
Boris Johnson to reunite with veteran Australian political strategist to save job | SMH - Feb. 1, 2022 |
Exploiting Basic Instinct Fear
Corporate and political campaign strategist Crosby Textor Group
Xenophobia and Islamophobia Roots of Today's Triad of Evil
Crosby has had several high profile political advisory roles in Australia and the UK.
These roles often led to controversy, with Crosby's tactics widely criticised as being "inflammatory" and exploiting voters' basic instinct of fear (e.g. on issues like immigration, refugees and crime).
Despite Crosby's controversial campaign tactics, he was awarded a knighthood in 2016 for "service to politics" in the UK.
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