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Failed Novelist Puppeteering Obama?

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"Heavy Pressure Led to Decision by Obama on Syrian Arms":

"His ambivalence about the decision seemed evident even in the way it was announced. Mr. Obama left it to a deputy national security adviser, Benjamin J. Rhodes, to declare Thursday evening that the president’s “red line” on chemical weapons had been crossed and that support to the opposition would be increased. At the time, Mr. Obama was addressing a gay pride event in the East Room. On Friday, as Mr. Rhodes was again dispatched to defend the move at a briefing, the president was hosting a Father’s Day luncheon in the State Dining Room."

Who is this Ben Rhodes guy who seems to be running American foreign policy in the absence of Barry even though he is young, came out of nowhere (and, miracle of miracles, has a brother who came out of nowhere to become the president of CBS News), and whose main qualification is that he is a failed novelist?

"NYT’s Rhodes to Nowhere: A Cipher in the Oval Office" by Russ Baker" (see also "Who is Ben Rhodes?"):

"We don’t really learn much about Rhodes’s either, beyond the fact that he is quietly pushing for more US intervention in Syria, on the heels of a successful push to convince a supposedly reticent Obama to bomb the heck out of Libya, purportedly for human rights reasons."
and (this is the sort of thing that creates conspiracy theorists):

"Though the Times never underlines this, the careful reader comes to realize that Rhodes’s guiding philosophy is as hard to discern as the precise reasons that he has the president’s ear. In 1997, he briefly worked on the re-election campaign of New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a Republican. Shortly after 9/11, the aspiring novelist suddenly decided to do his part for society, moving in 2002 from Queens to Washington, and quickly found himself “helping draft the 9/11 Commission report as well as the Iraq Study Group report.”

The Times, of course, does not think it is worth pointing out how strange this is. It is almost as if all 24-year-olds with no apparent credentials of any kind go directly to explaining the most massively controversial and complex set of circumstances to the American people.

We are never even told what kind of education Rhodes got, or where, or whether he has ever been anything beyond an aspiring novelist. There’s no indication of what he did on Giuliani’s campaign (he would only have been about 19 or 20 at the time) or whether his preference for the mayor who presided over the 9/11 response had anything to do with his going to Washington, or miraculously being hired by Democrat Lee Hamilton to explain 9/11 to the public.

From these improbable beginnings, Rhodes is suddenly a speechwriter on Obama’s presidential campaign. How did he come to Obama’s attention? The article doesn’t say. However, it does note that the Iraq Study group report on which Rhodes worked “was a template for the anti-Iraq war positions taken by Barack Obama” as a senator and candidate."

and (I find this stuff hilarious):

"Almost as an afterthought about this fellow who rocketed from obscurity to being one of Obama’s most influential advisors, the writer, quoting Rhodes’ older brother on the family’s baseball feud, notes that the brother “is now the president of CBS News.” Searching sources other than the Times, we find that David Rhodes was a production assistant at the fledgling Fox News Channel around the same time Benjamin was volunteering for Giuliani—and was the conservative channel’s news desk Assignment Manager when the planes struck the Twin Towers. Highly trusted by Fox’s chairman Roger Ailes, he managed Fox’s coverage of three presidential elections, including the one where his brother was writing Obama’s speeches, was hired by Bloomberg TV right after Obama’s election, and in 2011 was named president of CBS News."

Of course, the answer:

http://xymphora.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-i-word.html

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Rhodes is the man behind Syrian 'Chemical Weapons' claim

Thanks and Here's another article about Rhodes!

White House makes miraculous discovery to distract from domestic scandals
By Paul Joseph Watson

Rhodes was instrumental in altering CIA talking points to delete references to Islamic terrorists being involved in the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, setting the foundation for the Obama administration’s cover-up of the incident by claiming the siege was a demonstration against an anti-Muslim film. This was an attempt to hide the fact that the White House had supported Al-Qaeda terrorists in the overthrow of Gaddafi, just as they are now doing in Syria.

Rhodes can also count on the support of the US corporate media in selling fairytales about chemical weapons, since his brother David is the president of CBS News.

The central involvement of a fiction writer in selling yet another war based on dubious claims about the use of weapons of mass destruction is perfectly appropriate for an administration that is clearly beating the war drums in order to distract from domestic scandals. the

“Just a few weeks ago the US Intelligence Community did not believe claims that the Syrian government used chemicals, then, after scolded by the Israelis they changed their tune to a very qualified “maybe.” Now, with no formal investigation at all and no word on the chain of evidence or its source, we are told with absolute certainty that the Assad government has used the weapons.And they can’t tell us because it is secret! Just like magic these things happen when needed!” writes Daniel McAdams.

In addition, the innumerable examples of Obama-backed Syrian rebels obtaining and using chemical weapons - including the recent discovery by Turkish police of 2kg of sarin nerve gas in the hands of Al-Nusra terrorists – have been conveniently swept aside.

http://intellihub.com/2013/06/15/man-behind-syrian-chemical-...

http://www.dailypaul.com/289699/man-behind-syrian-chemical-w...

Oh, what a tease

I thought this was going to be a thread about puppets.

Fantastic find!!

Incredible. It's almost as if the most important thing is not the policy makers, but the scriptwriters and propagandists! It's all just a psyop with make-believe stories and something a novelist would have the talents for! Geez. Imagine someone so high up as deputy National Security Adviser with a background as an aspiring novelist and with little other experience other than helping Giuliani's campaign right after high school. (Right... Giuliani!) So a 24yr old aspiring novelist with connections with Giuliani and who helped draft the 9-11 commission report is now driving Obama's foreign policy? How twisted is that?!?

I just wrote something similar about Michael Hastings:
Who Is Michael Hastings?
http://www.dailypaul.com/289800/who-is-michael-hastings

Again one theme seems to be that the scriptwriters want to remove Nobel Prize winning Obama from being the scapegoat. The script describes Obama as the reluctant and 'peaceful' war-maker to pacify the Obama apologists and sleeping left. What's even more fascinating is Rhodes helped draft the largely fabricated 9-11 Commission report, and probably similarly fabricated Iraq Study Group report.

9-11 Media Fakery: Did anyone die on 9-11?
http://www.cluesforum.info/

http://www.septemberclues.info/

9-11 Actors:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aPvJSQtmoE

Pysops.. media.. actors.. propagandists... disinfo agents.. fake videos.. fake photos

Wasn't there a report

that after 9/11 the government hired writers to come up with make-believe scenarios of terrorism so they could "train" against them?

I'd have to use my google-fu to dig it up. Too tired right now...maybe later or someone else can pick up the ball and run with it.

"If this mischievous financial policy [greenbacks], which has its origin in North America, should become endurated down to a fixture, then that government will furnish its own money without cost. It will pay off its debts and be without debts. It will hav

His brother

is president of CBS. Big surprise there.

"If this mischievous financial policy [greenbacks], which has its origin in North America, should become endurated down to a fixture, then that government will furnish its own money without cost. It will pay off its debts and be without debts. It will hav

Imagine that! I wonder who the better scriptwriter is?

Who gets to write the war propaganda narrative? You think novelist Ben Rhodes is the one handing over the narrative to his brother at the head of CBS?

I can imagine the Rhodes brothers getting together with Obama, Anderson 'CIA' Cooper of CNN, Mika Brzezineski of MSNBC and her dad Zbigniew for coffee about what war propaganda narrative might be good for public consumption. Heck they'd probably invite FOX's Glenn Beck and all the right-wing neocon radio hosts as well...

9-11 Media Fakery: Did anyone die on 9-11?
http://www.cluesforum.info/

http://www.septemberclues.info/

9-11 Actors:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aPvJSQtmoE

Pysops.. media.. actors.. propagandists... disinfo agents.. fake videos.. fake photos