On Memorial Day, after mourning our loved ones, taken away from us by our ruling criminally insane murderous investors in Weapons of Mass Destruction on Wall Street, let us at least indict these pathetic racist colonial powered accumulators of capital in our hearts and minds and look to the day when pale skin bankers will no longer wield such incredible power over the planet and humanity.
First of all Mourn! Morning the passing of loved ones is of all around importance to our psyche and mental health. It can even preclude expiating any feeling of regret or guilt for not having been able to have prevented the death of a loved one. Mourn, and make one’s mourning complete and inclusive so as not to leave any loose ends of self-concern.
On Memorial Day! Mourn US Soldiers Killed in Criminally Dishonorable Wars in Other Peoples’ Countries! This is one kind of the completeness in mourning mentioned above and was the title of your peoples historian jay janson’s Memorial Day message of last year.
Mourn your loved ones having been deceived by their government and the CIA fed mainstream media into participating in genocidal crimes against humanity. Your jay janson 2016 Memorial Day cautionary was titled Mourn Deceived GIs! “US Foreign Policy Greatest Crime Since WWII” (Ex US Att. Gen. Ramsey Clark)
Mourn, with the original intention of the first Memorial Day after the American Civil War, all the beloved of both sides who lost their lives. Mourn the soldiers who died fighting in their own beloved country against a US invasion during which your beloved lost his or her life, and mourn the collateral deaths and maiming of their precious non-Caucasian children and grandparents. With this aim, your historian wrote against the misuse of mourning by criminal media and saw published in 2015, Memorial Day! Americans Honor Military that Collaterally Slaughtered Millions of Non-Caucasian Children
Now, with that feeling or afterthought in mind which usually follows deep mourning, namely, the urge to do something in the name of, or remembrance of, our deceased beloved, let us consider what might be done or at least thought of as appropriate.
Let us consider:
Tackling the Source of Wars: Private Capitalist Investment Bankers As Documented Throughout American History
Here is America’s last aristocratic, born-in-wealth, insider US president, Franklin Roosevelt, telling us we are on the right track in sourcing war, identifying, exposing, disempowering and eventually prosecuting consorting investment bankers and preventing them from further conspiring to promote mass murder, mass maiming and destruction:
“The real truth of the matter is, as you, and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a letter to Colonel Edward House, October 34, 1933 (Andrew Jackson was US President during the early 1930s.)
A Survey of Investment Banking as the Source of All America’s Wars
“”If you don’t know history, it’s as if you were born yesterday. If you were born yesterday, then any leader can tell you anything””. -Howard Zinn(08/11/2008)
Most American veterans, in spite of having followed orders of their generals and willingly gone to any country in the world to kill and be killed, seem to be deaf to the famous words of Major-General Smedley Butler (1881-1940), the most decorated Marine in U.S. history, twice decorated with the Medal of Honor. Seventy-five years ago, retired Gen. Butler confessed to having been a “high class muscleman for Big Business, for Wall Street and for the Bankers. In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for capitalism.”
His 1935 published “War is a Racket” opens with,
“War is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope, and the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.
A racket is best described as something that is not what it seems to the majority of the people. Only a small ‘inside’ group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few, at the expense of the very many. Out of war a few people make huge fortunes.
For a great many years, as a soldier, I had a suspicion that war was a racket; not until I retired to civil life did I fully realize it…. I must face it and speak out.
There isn’t a trick in the racketeering bag that the military gang is blind to. Like all the members of the military profession, I never had a thought of my own until I left the service. My mental faculties remained in suspended animation while I obeyed the orders of higher-ups.
I helped make Mexico and especially Tampico safe for American oil interests in 1914. I helped make Haiti and Cuba a decent place for the National City Bank boys to collect revenues in. I helped in the raping of half a dozen Central American republics for the benefit of Wall Street. The record of racketeering is long. I helped purify Nicaragua for the international banking house of Brown Brothers in 1909-1912. I brought light to the Dominican Republic for American
sugar interests in 1916. I helped make Honduras “right” for American fruit companies in 1903. In China in 1927, I helped see to it that Standard Oil went its
I had, as the boys in the back room would say, a swell racket…. I might have given Al Capone a few hints. The best he could do was operate his racket in three city districts. We Marines operated on three continents….
Our exploits against the American Indian, the Filipinos, the Mexicans, and against Spain are on a par with the campaigns of Genghis Khan, the Japanese in Manchuria and the African attack of Mussolini. No country has ever declared war on us before we first obliged them with that gesture. Our whole history shows we have never fought a defensive war.””
Not just veterans, but the majority of Americans continue to be gullible, naive and bizarrely trusting of their commercial TV network’s news anchors, radio hosts and corporatocracy beholden publishers of their newspaper and tabloids. The citizens of the superpower are, dangerously, the most ‘why me worry,’ politically illiterate on earth, and thus, super misled and manipulated – always ready to fall for the next hoax for invading or bombing another poor country. AS THEY ARE SUCKERED INTO TO KEEP THEIR EYES AND EARS FOCUSED ON THE INVESTORS CONTROLLED US PRESIDENT.
For over a hundred and fifty years, critics of capitalism have pointed to capitalist political economy’s inherent need for war. America’s most well known economist, Thorstein Veblen, assumed depression to be the normal condition in a business-enterprise economy, to be relieved by war and expansion abroad. He described capitalism’s unsustainability and its destiny to fail and cause continued suffering.
“”The current situation in America  is by way of being something of a psychiatrical clinic… Perhaps the commonest and plainest evidence of … unbalanced mentality is to be seen in a certain fearsome and feverish credulity with which a large proportion of Americans are affected…. There is a visible lack of composure and logical coherence, both in what they will believe and in what they are ready to do about it. The fabric of credit and capitalization is essentially a fabric of concerted make-believe resting on the routine credulity of the business community at large.”
Veblen saw the modern business leader as essentially a latter-day predatory warrior – transformed, armed, and clothed in a fashion that enables him to dominate modern society:
For all the socialist reforms within capitalist America that ‘financial element in the centers of power,” allowed President Franklin Roosevelt to accomplish, Social Security, Unemployment Compensation, the WPA, CCC Camps, Forestry Service and all the massive construction projects with the government as employer, FDR appears to have been a saint, but FDR had to have been aware of what America’s wealthy were up to as they counted on fascism and war to rescue their highly lucrative participation in the European empires plundering near world wide rule over human society. The six year cataclysm their profitable investments made possible would surpass the European empires’ record of lives lost in all of the previous five centuries of Caucasian conquering and plundering of Africa, Asia and the Americas. The Second World War, made possible by US corporations’ great investments in and joint-venturing with Nazi Germany’s military, brought death to approximately 3% of the Earth’s population at that time. In facilitating the genocide that was the Second World War, Americans led by its wealthy investment bankers, merely acted as they had since before the beginning of the United States nation when the New England banks ran the slavery genocide at the same land banks fostered the genocides of Native America nations, Mexico and the Philippines. Wall Street institutions favored the imperialist foreign policy that brought about the invasion of China and the lucrative sacking of Beijing that was soon followed by the conspiracy created Federal Reserve banks facilitating the mega loan sharked First World War and the eventual US armed forces’ entry.
From April 1934 through February 1936, the US Senate’s Special Committee on Investigation of the Munitions Industry chaired by Senator Gerald Nye investigated the financial and banking interests that underlay the United States’ involvement in World War I. The committee reported that between 1915 and January 1917, the United States lent Germany 27 million dollars. In the same period, it lent to the United Kingdom and its allies 2.3 billion dollars, almost 100 times as much. These payments were made during wartime: July 28, 1914 – November 11, 1918. Because of these facts Senator Nye, many war critics, and members of the American public concluded that the US entered the war for reasons of profit, not policy — because it was in American commercial interest for the United Kingdom not to lose.
Was this genocidal American history ever in any way, sobering for President Franklin Roosevelt to consider, especially during years of the Nye Committee, early in first term of his administration. Given FDR’s high position that enabled him to appreciate corporate governed America’s indispensable role in the rise of Hitler up to absolute dictator, this historian can only wonder at his overall silence,
WWII & HOLOCAUST COULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED Without USA Rearming Germany (for war on Russia)
The Treaty of Versailles that ended the First World War forced reduction of the strength of the German army from 4,500,000 in 1918 to 100,000. Its navy was not to exceed 15,000 men, including manning for the fleet, coast defenses, signal stations, administration, and other land services. Heavy weapons armored vehicles, submarines and capital ships were forbidden, as were aircraft of any kind. Compliance with these restrictions was monitored until 1927 by the Military Inter-Allied Commission of Control.[.01 Historical Documents Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, The Paris Peace Conference, 1919, Volume XIII Section IV.—Inter-Allied Commissions of Control (Art. 203 to 210), US Office of the Historian]
In Germany, 1918 to 1929 was a already a time of low economic growth and mass unemployment. The Wall Street Crash during the autumn of 1929 had grave consequences for Germany. German unemployment brought suffering to 20 million people. All over Germany there were people desperate for money to feed, clothe and house their families. Many homeless were camping out in the parks of Berlin. [?]
There is simply no way an impoverished and utterly demilitarized Nazi Germany, with no air force, a tiny navy, no armored vehicles, no heavy weapons and a tiny army, could have on its own, built its armed forces up to the most powerful military in the world during the first six years of Hitler’s rule without the colossal and crucial investments in, and joint venturing by powerful US corporations in low wage Nazi Germany in outright evasion of the Versailles Treaty prohibition of German rearmament. There is no way Hitler could have begun a world war and a multi-nation Holocaust when he did without the mega enormous financial and technical help he received from the United States of America. England and France cooperated, especially in agreeing to allow the abandonment of the prohibitions on German rearmament, while Western media defended the building up of Nazi Germany’s military as only a ‘bulwark’ against the Soviet Union.
How the Western War Investors Owned Criminally Powerful Cartel of Great Mainstream Media News/Entertainment Corporations Continued To Successfully Deceive and Betray Its World Audience.
The rearming of Germany made possible Hitler’s invasions of twenty-two countries and brought world war to Asia, for Japan would not have dared to attack and declare war on the United States of America without it being able to count on an alliance with an awesomely powerful rearmed Nazi Germany, plus Italy, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria and Albania, which all declared war on the USA immediately after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. As already mentioned, the Second World War and the Holocaust, which made the rich speculators of Wall Street owned America the sole world superpower, is estimated to have taken the lives of 70 to 85 million men, women and children. within this total were the 28 million citizens, men, women and children, of the Soviet Union, which had been the obvious target goal for the rearming of Germany of a consensus of the wealthiest American and European capitalists. A further plus for Wall Street being that half the cities of Wall Street’s designated archenemy, socialist model USSR, lay in ruins.
The Beyond Imagination Great Multi-Nation Genocide that Included the Holocaust Must Be Laid at the Feet of Wealthy Profit Scheming Speculative Investors in War Headquartered in Lower Manhattan, New York City.
These business tycoons of America, who intentionally made a Second World War possible and thus are responsible for all that human suffering in astronomic amount are not thought of as demonic and criminally insane for their knowing full well the war they prepared would bring great horror and pain as all wars do. International reach US mass media, which they own and control, continually fixes the public’s attention on US Presidents, whose election they have backed, and the key high officials these presidents subserviently appoint at wealthy king pins ‘suggestion,’ while avoiding information and history critical of Americans.
The lighting speed of US foreign policy’s aggressive turn toward enmity and confrontation with a war devastated Soviet Union that was exercising military and political control over nations on its border that had invaded Russia as part of the Nazi Axis was in swift repudiation of FDR’s expressed desire to garner a future peaceful existence with the genocide suffered Soviet Union. This seems to have been a desperate continuance of the mortally destructive intentions of the US and other colonial powers toward the Soviet Union since 1919, when 12 capitalist nations sent 14 armies into Russia in support of a devastating civil war.
Even the dropping of Atom bombs on two Japanese cities is widely believed to have been to impress the Soviets. Warnings of commanding generals and admirals were ignored. In a 1963 interview on the use of the atomic bomb against Hiroshima, President Dwight D. Eisenhower bluntly declared that “…it wasn’t necessary to hit them with that awful thing.” In his memoirs he wrote, “Japan was already defeated and that dropping the bomb was completely unnecessary.” William D. Leahy–the five-star admiral, who had presided over meetings of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,“The Japanese were already defeated and ready to surrender… wars cannot be won by destroying women and children.”[William D. Leahy, I Was There, pg. 441, 1950]]Just a few weeks after the bombing, the famous “hawk” who led the Twenty-First Bomber Command, Major General Curtis E. LeMay, stated publicly that “The war would have been over in two weeks without the Russians entering and without the atomic bomb.” Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet stated publicly two months after Hiroshima: “The Japanese had, in fact, already sued for peace.” Telford Taylor, the chief prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials, in his Nuremberg and Vietnam (1970) labeled Nagasaki a war crime.
It would seem that some heartless and deadly financial power other than the military was forcing through the criminal decisions made by ‘regular guy’ President Truman. Who else but the power elite on Wall Street and beyond powerful investment bankers.
The Cold War between the US and the USSR after the Second World War saw the colonial powers invading, bombing and using covert violence in most First World colonies and ex-colonies, and proxy wars between forces backed by the capitalist colonial powers against revolutionary independence movements backed by the Soviets and the socialist block.
Many post Second World war independence movements in the colonies experienced Colonial Powers fomented civil wars which would end, with a few exceptions, with real independence denied, and a government subservient to the interests of investors in the formerly occupying empires. The first of these many brutal colonial power fomented, often genocidal, civil wars took place in the British Empire’s Mandate Palestine.
The Genocidal Era of Banker David Rockefeller
For almost sixty years, during the presidencies of Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush Jr. and Obama, three corrupt confidants of one evil mastermind have been the major long term managers of a US massively homicidal foreign policy of invasions, occupations, undeclared wars, bombings, military threats and CIA led violent overthrows and assassinations throughout the third world.
Only three appointed high government officials have run sixty years of war on small vulnerable nations, that were previously plundered under military occupation by colonial powers for centuries?
Three spooks, John Foster Dulles (aided by his equally corrupt brother Allen, head of the CIA), Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski, chosen by David Rockefeller to oversee the deaths of tens of millions of men, women and children, murdered in their own small beloved countries, as often as not in their own towns, villages and homes – millions more dying in violent aftermaths of US crimes against Congo, Guatemala, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Indonesia, Libya and many other places. (Congo alone accounts for from between six and fifteen million dead since the US led Belgians and other Europeans in destroying it as a nation.
In every single case of US mayhem (that if totaled up reaches many multi-holocaust proportions), civil war, fomented by the US itself, has been used as a pretext for unlawful barbaric criminal intervention by US Armed Forces, most often prepared by a corporate business dutiful CIA using its far flung network of banks, media, double agents and cooperating NGOs. See Demonic David Rockefeller Fiends Dulles Kissinger Brzezinski – Investor Wars Korea thru Syria. (OpEdNews by jay janson et al 8/21/2012
The Bilderberg Group, and Trilateral Commission, that often take place just before each Group of 20 and Group of 8 meeting are insidiously presiding over the catastrophic condition of Majority Mankind. They oversee the trillions being allocated to the production of arms, WMD and delivery systems. Could any of our peace organizations investigate and expose the deep state banking controlled CIA, the six giant entertainment/news and book publishing conglomerates, the Council On Foreign Relations? The Trilateral Commission?
Martin Luther King Jr. was most certainly assassinated for the danger to the power elite that his widely heard denouncing predatory capitalism and condemning imperialist wars represented, and because he was working to produce a second March on Washington to connect the wars with poverty at home, threatening to stop senseless illegal wars as he had been the foremost leader in stopping the illegal segregation which corrupt state and federal courts had made legal.[https://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkatimetobreaksilence.htm]
American led wars are a serious trillion dollar secret international business Most Americans are tricked into to keeping their eye on the President of the U.S., who the banking establishment has groomed and has had Americans elect, and fooled into imagining the powerful of the banking establishment were allowing him to be his own man as to when and where to invade, bomb or sanction. Trump knows that should he dare to step out of line on an big money issue, he will be assassinated as were Presidents Lincoln, Garfield and Kennedy.
On Memorial Day, after mourning our loved ones, taken away from us by our ruling criminally insane murderous investors in Weapons of Mass Destruction on Wall Street, let us at least indict these pathetic racist colonial powered accumulators of capital in our hearts and minds and look to the day when pale skin bankers will no longer wield such incredible power over the planet and humanity. Have faith that a confident society of non-belligerent non-confrontational civilized behavior from within the great mass of nations peoples with skin of various hues of color will emerge and bring sanity to the age of exciting and happy human exploration of our inner and outer universe.
Jay Janson is an archival research peoples historian activist, musician and writer; has lived and worked on all continents; articles on media published in China, Italy, UK, India and in the US by Dissident Voice, Global Research; Information Clearing House; Counter Currents, Minority Perspective, UK and others; now resides in NYC; First effort was a series of articles on deadly cultural pollution endangering seven areas of life emanating from Western corporate owned commercial media published in Hong Kong’s Window Magazine 1993; Howard Zinn lent his name to various projects of his; Weekly column, South China Morning Post, 1986-87; reviews for Ta Kung Bao; article China Daily, 1989. Is coordinator of the Howard Zinn co-founded King Condemned US Wars International Awareness Campaign, and website historian of the Ramsey Clark co-founded Prosecute US Crimes Against Humanity Now Campaign, which Dissident Voice supports with link at the end of each issue of its newsletter.