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Kid Berwyn

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I am the DUer who once posted as Octafish. Ask me about the BFEE.

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Majorly Traitor Greed is projecting again.

She is a sociopathic fascist klanswoman.

Why do so many Trump holdovers still work at Justice?

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Me, I’d have canned the lot of them January 20, 2021.

Trump's mouth.

Kurt Vonnegut wrote:

Pablo Casals on pedagogy...

PS: Posted at the suggestion of the great DUer niyad.


There is a certain deja vu miasma going on.

We’ve seen this movie and its 60 remakes. And it’s always We the People who get left on the short end of the stick and in the middle of the stink. The Trumpies are just tools of Crime Inc., the fusion of capital and fascism that has corrupted the planet so horribly and thoroughly. Some of the turds escaped justice after 1945 and have created the current cesspool we find ourselves in.

I wonder why so many Trump holdovers are still in top jobs at Justice?

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NOW is the time to fight like hell!

During a speech by President Harry S Truman, a supporter yelled out, "Give 'em Hell, Harry!"

Truman replied, "I don't give them Hell. I just tell the truth about them, and they think it's Hell."

Subsequently, "Give 'em Hell, Harry!" became a lifetime slogan for Truman supporters.

So what if Fox and OAN and the rest of Corporate McPravda stand with the pukes? Boycott them and the cheap pillow they rode in on.

Speak it loud and clear: The law is on our side. The facts are on our side. The good people are on our side.

Make it plain. The message will get through to voters.

Let’s give them hell, Democrats! Tell the truth!

Traitor Trump


Bad Art is big.

Baby Atlas



Patriotic Profits

BCCI: The Bank of the CIA

Jack Colhoun
Covert Action Quaterly, Spring 1993

Jack Colhoun was Washington correspondent for the (New York) Guardian news weekly from 1980 to 1992. He has a Ph.D. in history and specializes in post-World War II U.S. foreign policy. His soon-to-be-published book The George Bush File (Los Angeles: ACCESS, 1993) includes reprints of several of his articles cited below.

The Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) scandal opens a window with a spectacular view of a subject usually shrouded in secrecy: How the CIA uses banks to finance clandestine operations.

The view is spectacular because BCCI, which earned the moniker the “Bank of Crooks and Criminals International,” worked closely with former Director of Central Intelligence William Casey and the Reagan administration’s off-the-shelf arms Enterprise. BCCI financed some of the Enterprise’s arms-for-hostages deals with Iran. Arms merchants linked to the October Surprise banked with BCCI. The CIA funneled funds through the bank to underwrite the Agency’s secret wars in Afghanistan and Nicaragua.

But BCCI’s ties to the shadowy world of intelligence go deeper. Clark Clifford and Richard Helms--retired, but still connected senior members of the U.S. intelligence community--helped pave the way for BCCI’s secret acquisition of the Washington, D.C.-based banking network, Financial General Bankshares. Sheikh Kamal Adham, the founder of Saudi Arabia’s intelligence service, also played a key role on behalf of BCCI in the takeover of Financial General, which was renamed First American Bankshares.

Casey met “every few months” with Agha Hassan Abedi, the Pakistani founder of BCCI, in Washington, D.C. and Islamabad, Pakistan, over a three-year period in the 1980s. Casey and Abedi talked about Iran-Contra arms deals, the Agency-funded war in Afghanistan, and the ever volatile situation in the Persian Gulf. Abedi even made arrangements for Casey’s travels in Pakistan.1

1. For the Casey-Abedi meetings, see Peter Truell and Larry Gutwin, False Profits: The Inside Story of BCCI, The World’s Most Corrupt Financial Empire (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992), p. 133; and NBC News, Sunday Today, February 23, 1992.



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