The Worldnetdaily has another one of its famous advertisements disguised as an article, this one promoting Jerome Corsi’s latest book that is, I’m sure, full of the same kind of crack research that he used to claim that Obama’s wedding ring contains secret Muslim codes and that he was secretly gay married to his roommate in college. It asks the bold question, was JFK the first victim of the New World Order?
Was John F. Kennedy assassinated as the first presidential victim of the emerging “New World Order” championed by former CIA directors Allen Dulles and George H. W. Bush?
Armed with recently declassified documents, New York Times bestselling author Jerome Corsi tackles that question in “Who Really Killed Kennedy” as the 50th anniversary of the assassination approaches.
Corsi points out Kennedy had refused to authorize the Navy to launch a military strike from an aircraft carrier to save the faltering U.S.-backed invasion of Cuba known as the Bay of Pigs attack.
Kennedy also refused to authorize the use of U.S. military force in Laos and, just before he was assassinated, he had decided to pull out of Vietnam.
Whenever you hear someone ranting about the New World Order, like Jerome Corsi or Alex Jones, you can be pretty sure you’re dealing with a raving conspiracy nut. The phrase that they bizarrely think means the establishment of a totalitarian world government is really just a convenient shorthand that has been used for the last century whenever major events have taken place that have shaken up the balance of power between nations. Woodrow Wilson used it when World War I reshuffled the international deck, Winston Churchill used it in the same way after World War II and George H.W. Bush used it in 1990 when talking about how the world had changed with the collapse of the Soviet Union. In that speech, he said:
Until now, the world we’ve known has been a world divided—a world of barbed wire and concrete block, conflict and cold war. Now, we can see a new world coming into view. A world in which there is the very real prospect of a new world order. In the words of Winston Churchill, a “world order” in which “the principles of justice and fair play … protect the weak against the strong …” A world where the United Nations, freed from cold war stalemate, is poised to fulfill the historic vision of its founders. A world in which freedom and respect for human rights find a home among all nations.
Boy, that sure is scary. Respect for human rights, justice and fair play? No wonder the wingnuts went berserk over it.
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