Rand Paul's Hawaiian Good-Luck SignSubmitted by Danton on Mon, 06/11/2012 - 16:17
..Otherwise to be known as:
" The Seizing of the Pueblo": A Historical analogous revisitation.
We are all scratching our heads..WTF? But history may hold the clue to the real story playing out here.
To understand what is the "Hawwaiian Good-Luck Sign" one must venture into our past...the VietNam War...and an incident that may be relevant here today:
"The Seizing of the Pueblo, by Art Bellows":
"In January 1968, the US Navy electronic surveillance ship USS Pueblo was quietly lurking off the east coast of North Korea,.."
"But on 22 January, something out of the ordinary happened.."
"The Pueblo vainly attempted to outrun the smaller, faster warships, but the DPRK ships gave chase, and shortly opened fire..."
"Over the following weeks the military stalemate was punctuated by a series of photos, films, and letters depicting the crew of the Pueblo enjoying their comfortable stay in North Korea. On the surface, these communications seemed to indicate that the crew had willingly defected to the DPRK, but they contained numerous oddities. In letters home the crew members spoke of events which had never occurred, they used archaic words in their press conferences, and they appeared in a curiously large number of the photographs with their middle fingers extended to the cameraman...."
MIDDLE FINGER YOU SAY? What the????
Sound familiar? A defection?Analysis?..see this:
"Unaware of these secret signals, the North Korean captors continued to threaten, torture, and coerce the crew members to prompt them to cooperate. They rehearsed staged press conferences and posed for photographs. In order to spare his youngest crew member from execution, Commander Bucher also agreed to sign a confession ....While in captivity the prisoners were regularly beaten, with little hope of rescue..."
But that wasn't all:
"All the while the men continued to subtly use “the finger” to signal to the US that the photos were staged propaganda"
"The North Koreans were unfamiliar with the western gesture, though after it appeared in many photos they asked the Americans about it. The Pueblo’s crew had agreed in advance to describe it as the “Hawaiian good luck sign,” and their captors seemed to accept that explanation."
Now we come to the "clincher":
"In October 1968, Time magazine published a photo of the prisoners displaying their Hawaiian good luck sign, and from the photo’s caption the DPRK military learned that the gesture was one of “obscene derisiveness and contempt.”
The Hawaiian Good-Luck Sign...a gesture of contempt.
Rand Paul's "Hawwaiian Good-Luck Sign"
Think about it.......
WE know about it...Do ya think that "THEY" realize this?
TAMPA HERE WE COME!
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