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summerschild's Journal
summerschild's Journal
September 10, 2015

Once again I bail out of Hillary's boat on the way to the primaries.

And for the same reason - except MORE SO.

I changed my mind about Hillary the first time because I decided she was more hawkish than Obama. I was among that huge group of people with a belly full of Bush and war. Obama hasn't done everything to my liking but he's my best President in my adult 72 years. It kind of took me back when he appointed her secretary of state, but we still managed (in spite of John McCain and other war mongers) to stay out of another whole scale war. I voted for him twice and am proud of those votes.

My real favorite in this race is Bernie, but I worried he could pull it off because of lacking minority support - if I had to, I was prepared to vote for Hillary. But not after her Iran speech. It showed who she really is and I cannot vote for a neocon. I have been watching and reading, trying to figure out where Hillary stood since I just learned a few months ago that Victoria Nuland Kagan was on her staff at the State Department. Not only that, Nuland has also been promoted to Secretary of State for European affairs.

Does everyone know who Victoria Nuland is? I have had to dig to find out.

This is MRS. PNAC. She is the wife of Robert Kagan, co-founder of Project for the New American Century, which group helped hustle us into the Iraq war. (Remember their famous line, "To get the support we would need would require an event like another Pearl Harbor". Well, somebody worked that out for them, didn't they?)

Nuland is currently handling all things Ukraine for the State Department and doing all she can to keep our relationship with Russia f'd up. There's any number of articles worth your time to get a sense of who Hillary is (and has been) hanging with - just GOOGLE Nuland's name.


Exclusive: Victoria Nuland and Robert Kagan have a great mom-and-pop business going. From the State Department, she generates wars and – from op-ed pages – he demands Congress buy more weapons. There’s a pay-off, too, as grateful military contractors kick in money to think tanks where other Kagans work, writes Robert Parry.
Neoconservative pundit Robert Kagan and his wife, Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, run a remarkable family business: she has sparked a hot war in Ukraine and helped launch Cold War II with Russia – and he steps in to demand that Congress jack up military spending so America can meet these new security threats.
This extraordinary husband-and-wife duo makes quite a one-two punch for the Military-Industrial Complex, an inside-outside team that creates the need for more military spending, applies political pressure to ensure higher appropriations, and watches as thankful weapons manufacturers lavish grants on like-minded hawkish Washington think tanks.

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