This editorial appears in the March 29, 2019 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.
Mueller Releases Report:
Now, Drive a Stake Through the Heart of the British Empire
March 24—Robert Mueller delivered his long-awaited report to Attorney General William Barr on Friday, March 22. On Sunday evening, March 24, Attorney General Barr sent a letter to the leaders of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees, outlining Mueller’s principal conclusions. Mueller, despite a wide-ranging and completely politically motivated investigation, found that there was no conspiracy or collusion between any individual associated with the Trump Campaign and alleged Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 Presidential election. That conclusion, despite its fabricated and dangerous premise about Russian interference in the 2016 election, is stunning: It is a complete exoneration of President Trump and his campaign, from a completely hostile prosecutor, concerning the wild and outrageous British and Obama intelligence agency claim that the President was under the thumb of Vladimir Putin.
True to Robert Mueller’s pedigree, however, he refused to exonerate the President from “obstruction of justice,” while not charging him with the crime. He left the decision on obstruction up to Attorney General Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who promptly announced that what Mueller presented them with as evidence of obstruction (mostly comprising the President’s public actions and statements) does not constitute obstruction of justice, because the President lacked the corrupt intent necessary for the charge. In exonerating the President, Barr and Rosenstein consulted with senior DOJ career officials in rejecting Mueller’s “maybe, maybe not” approach.
Thus, the adults in the room—as opposed to the politically unhinged and hostile Special Counsel—spoke.
The President, upon reviewing the Barr letter, spoke the truth: “this was an illegal takedown that failed,” and otherwise noted the enormous damage done by this affair to the country and the human beings caught up in Robert Mueller’s inquisition. Lawyer and commentator Alan Dershowitz blasted Mueller’s non-decision on obstruction as a replica of what then FBI Director James Comey did with Hillary Clinton. Lawyer and talk show host Mark Levin angrily noted that Mueller never had a case for obstruction of justice and knew that he did not have one. Otherwise, he would have pursued the President’s testimony and fought for it.
Witch Hunt Flops
At the start of our efforts to oppose the coup which sought to destroy a President and our Constitution, we released the report, “Robert Mueller Is an Amoral Legal Assassin: He Will Do His Job If You Let Him.” He clearly tried to take the President out. The problem is that no crime was committed and Mueller, despite trying mightily, could not magically create evidence where none existed. A significant portion of the American people came to agree with the President, that Robert Mueller was engaged in a witch hunt.
Contrary to the claptrap about Mueller’s fortitude and honor, which is repeated over and over again here in Washington like a childish nursery rhyme, it really is a question of which horrendous real or fictional obsessed character you want to compare him to: perhaps the Inquisition’s Torquemada, Melville’s Captain Ahab in the novel, Moby Dick—take your pick. In leaving to others the decision on charges against Trump on obstruction of justice, he acted like the weeny he really is, in order to open a small crack that the Democrats and their media friends could exploit another day, rather than being run out of town on rails, right now.
As writer Matt Taibbi put it, Russiagate was the WMD of this generation of journalists, a gigantic lie with devastating consequences for the country and the world. Mueller’s appointment was born of corruption at the top levels of the DOJ and FBI where, after talk about wearing wires to set up the President and fomenting cabinet factions in support of using the 25th Amendment against him, an endless Special Counsel investigation starring Robert Mueller seemed a sounder path to impeachment.
It was all generated by a request from British intelligence to unleash the full power of the U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies against a presidential candidate, and then, an incoming President, using a crappy, amateurish, and obviously fabricated dossier produced by British spy Christopher Steele and promoted by the Clinton Campaign and Barack Obama’s intelligence, foreign policy, and defense establishments. As we have reported before, this is the largest political scandal in American history. The Constitution itself is at stake. Mueller’s May 2017 appointment was revenge for the firing of James Comey, immediately allowing a coverup of the criminal actions of officials complicit in the coup, at the State Department, the FBI, DOJ, and CIA. In the process, the crimes of the actual foreign intervenors into the 2016 election, the British, and to a far lesser extent, the Ukrainians, were also supposed to be buried.
The deflation of the Democratic Party and the media hacks who have driven the coup against President Trump has, since Friday, been audible and smelly, like a balloon of sulfurous gas having finally been pricked. Predictably, they have begun a new round of attempts to hype the results and cover up the evil at play here. Thirty-four individuals indicted, 700 crimes, is the talking point that has emerged from Democratic Party candidates and the news media over the weekend, in a full-throated defense of Robert Mueller’s inquisition. To that can be added Sunday’s leading refrain from Congressman Jerrold Nadler, which seems to go something like this: “Saint Bob [Mueller] didn’t decide about obstruction, and the evil Trump disciple William Barr stepped in and is attempting to cover up for the evil President. We demand to have testimony from Robert Mueller.”
They are desperate losers facing an American people likely to say: “Stuff it—your time just ran out.” Our job is to make that happen.
Time for Real Justice
Justice now requires criminally investigating and jailing the perpetrators of the coup and ending all the actions against Donald Trump immediately, including the seditious activity now underway in the Southern District of New York, by that state’s insipid Attorney General and the Manhattan District Attorney, and by Democratic members of Congress led by Chuck Schumer, Adam Schiff, and Jerrold Nadler.
Our Constitution specifically rejected the British Star Chamber as the means of settling political differences. Instead, our founders said we should settle them at the ballot box. The American people already knew about most of Donald Trump’s alleged sins when they voted for him in 2016. They voted for him anyway, because they wanted him to totally and irrevocably destroy the poisonous system imposed on them by two Bush presidencies and Barack Obama. Now, the Democrats propose to use the Congress to conduct opposition research for their 2020 Presidential campaign, a highly corrupt and illegal use of their oversight powers.
Justice requires demonstrating to the American people, with the relevant underlying declassified documents, that they were the victims of a British military intelligence operation, undertaken for British strategic purposes in complicity with the Obama White House. This, not Russiagate, is the actual conspiracy that took place. This is the conspiracy that must now be prosecuted, quickly. The British, who began this operation as soon as Donald Trump announced for President, were acting strategically. They saw in Donald Trump what most Americans only sensed and hoped. He is precisely the maverick, the outsider, who could end their Empire once and for all, by aligning with Russia and China and India, in a new Bretton Woods monetary agreement, an agreement between the most powerful sovereign nation states and economies in the world to fully develop the entire world to specifications reflecting the divine nature of human beings.
This is what Lyndon LaRouche proposed be done. From there, humans can proceed to further realize their divine potential in joint projects to explore and develop near space while developing a higher platform of mutually advancing cultures. The most wonderful reckoning to be delivered about the coup against the President requires, now, the realization of this potential in the Trump presidency. The corollary involves promptly removing all British originated imperial ideas, premises, and intelligence networks from our nation. Lyndon LaRouche would be very happy with this perspective.
Mueller’s Path of Destruction: The Special Counsel’s Report
Since it is clear that both the number of people indicted and the number of charges filed by Mueller is the primary line of defense for Mueller’s actions, let us begin our own “Spring Offensive for Justice” by briefly detailing the monstrous fraud involved in those numbers. Full release of the Mueller report, after all, which the crazy Democrats are now screaming about, would be, for the most part, simply a replay of these indictments, and the “evidence” supporting them. The discussion of an obstruction charge appears to consist of the President’s statements about the evil Russiagate coup attempt. Or, as President Trump once put it, fighting back against the lies and sedition constantly hurled at him, including the ugly campaign led by fired FBI Director James Comey.
So, before they get a chance to spin it, here’s the spoiler alert: it’s all a great big fraud and a massive abuse of the justice system.
The Fake Russian Hack Narrative:
27 of the 34 Individuals Mueller Indicted
As LaRouche PAC has demonstrated in its three-part dossier , the British and, to a much smaller extent the Ukrainians, were the major foreign powers intervening in the 2016 election. They did so to support Hillary Clinton and defeat Donald Trump using the preposterous and outrageous smear that Trump was committing treason, as a Manchurian candidate under Putin’s thumb. The President’s complete exoneration on this count has just been handed to us. Now, we have to eliminate the fraud Mueller has foisted on us concerning the Russians.
Mueller indicted 12 officers of the Russian Army’s intelligence service (GRU) in July of 2018 for allegedly hacking the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and John Podesta and publishing their emails through WikiLeaks. He timed the indictment to maximize its negative impact on President Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
The documents liberated by WikiLeaks’ publication were truthful documents, showing that Hillary Clinton was a craven tool of Wall Street and that the DNC and Clinton were rigging the Democratic primaries against Democratic insurgent Bernie Sanders. Mueller’s indictment adopts, wholesale, the analysis provided by Democratic Party vendor and Atlantic Council Russian hater CrowdStrike, attributing the hack to Russia. Never mind that the National Security Agency (NSA), which would trace any such hack and pinpoint all aspects of where and how it occurred, never put up evidence supporting this claim. Never mind that the FBI never looked at the actual relevant computers. Since the members of the GRU who were indicted will never come to the U.S. to contest the charges, Mueller and his minions were pretty much free to repeat the DNC/Clinton narrative about Russian hacking without any real consequences.
William Binney, the former NSA Technical Director, conducted actual forensic studies of the WikiLeaks documents and of the persona known as Guccifer 2.0, demonstrating, convincingly, that the Wiki-Leaks trove of documents had been downloaded internally to a thumb drive or other storage device. This means it was an internal leak, not a Russian hack. WikiLeaks itself states that the documents were obtained as the result of an internal leak and was once in negotiations with the Justice Department to provide the actual story. That offer was deliberately blown up by Senator Mark Warner and FBI Director James Comey, and Mueller never even bothered to pursue an interview with WikiLeaks.
Mueller also indicted three companies and thirteen Russian nationals for their social media operations during the 2016 election, a small portion of which disparaged and made fun of Hillary Clinton and supported Donald Trump. The rest, allegedly, inflamed divisive issues within the tattered American social fabric. An American, Richard Pinedo of California, was separately indicted because he sold bank account numbers to the Russian click bait social media merchandising operation known as the Internet Research Agency. Aaron Maté has demonstrated, again, conclusively, that this indictment is farcical. The alleged Russian operation spent $46,000 on Facebook ads and $4,700 on Google platforms in 2016. Most of the alleged activity occurred after the election. It was miniscule, juvenile in content, and, emphatically, had no impact on the election.
Finally, long-time Trump advisor Roger Stone awaits trial on the charge that he lied to Congress about his efforts to find out what WikiLeaks had on Clinton and that he issued angry emails to people, who he believed sold him out and set him up for indictment. The angry emails were considered obstruction and witness tampering by the ever-inventive Mueller team. Stone’s indictment is the end product of a gestapo-like offensive by Mueller seeking to create the link that never existed between the Russians, the Trump campaign, and WikiLeaks.
True to Mueller form, the Stone indictment contains paragraph after paragraph of spin about the fake Russian hack and social media activities outlined in the GRU and Internet Research Agency indictments, leading the reader to believe that we are about to happen upon some form of actual collusion, imminently, in the Stone indictment. This is the part the media ate up and hyperbolically reported to Stone’s potential Washington, D.C. jury pool.
The spin evaporates, however, once the actual charges are presented in the indictment: lying to Congress about his WikiLeaks contacts and sending nasty emails to potential witnesses.
As the result of this wholly overblown narrative of Russian interference, U.S. and Russian relations are at their lowest point in years. The British, who started this, are seeking to foment a New Cold War along with regime change in Russia, an aggressive nuclear gamble that they have been attempting to sell through Russiagate to the American people. That is why it really matters that Mueller’s phony Russian indictments be repudiated as the complete frauds they are.
Another 4 of the 34 Mueller Defendants
The Paul Manafort affair was a wholly Ukrainian/Anglo-American intrigue that certainly proves that Trump’s enemies desperately need a geography lesson.
Paul Manafort and his long-time associate, Rick Gates, were initially indicted by Mueller in October 2017, in Washington, D.C., for conspiracies involving the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), a highly novel crime and prosecution. FARA violations are generally settled civilly with a fine. In fact, the headline Mueller put on the Russian and Manafort indictments was CONSPIRACY AGAINST THE UNITED STATES, which, despite its McCarthyite echoes, is not even an actual crime. Conspiracies are agreements to violate specific laws and statutes, as numerous legal pundits have noted in discussing Mueller’s headline. The indictments were announced with great media fanfare with gestapo-like raids featuring Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) units to take the 69-year-old Manafort, living only with his wife of many years, into custody. The same terror tactics were deployed when arresting Roger Stone.
Mueller then piled on, indicting Manafort again in the Eastern District of Virginia, on a variety of tax fraud, bank fraud, and money laundering charges. As U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis truthfully stated, Mueller was never really interested in Manafort’s substantive crimes. By placing Manafort in jeopardy of dying in prison and stripping away all of his financial assets, Mueller wanted a desperate Manafort to sing or compose lies about Donald Trump. That apparently did not happen. Manafort was targeted by a vengeful British intelligence as far back as 2014, because Manafort steered the pro-Russian Party of the Regions to political power in Ukraine. The British have long targeted Ukraine as “the prize” in their effort to isolate Putin economically and strategically, a more recent iteration of the Great Game they have played in Eurasia for centuries.
Lie After Lie After Lie
Despite the fact that all of Manafort’s activities occurred in Ukraine, not Russia, MI-6’s amateurish spy, Christopher Steele, in his Clinton cash-for-trash Russiagate dossier, lied in stating that Manafort was the glue, the key conspirator in brokering Russian help to secure Donald Trump’s election.
Despite Steele’s inflammatory claims, which Mueller never corrected, the evidence at Manafort’s Virginia trial demonstrated that Manafort’s Ukraine activities consisted of trying to steer Ukraine’s Yanukovych government toward Europe and away from Russia and had nothing whatsoever to do with any fictional conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia. Instead of the treason claimed in the media, Manafort was convicted of garden variety tax crimes, involving income from his Ukraine activities, and bank fraud. None of the charges against Manafort or others concerned Manafort’s five-month stint as Chairman of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, a job given to him because of his expertise in delegate operations, ahead of the Republican convention in which Never-Trumpers had promised a delegate revolt.
Alex Van der Zwaan, a lawyer working with Manafort, was charged by Mueller and pled guilty to lying about his contacts with Rick Gates and an unnamed person concerning the Ukrainian lobbying activities. Konstantin Kilimnik, a long-time business associate of Manafort and Gates, who now lives in Russia, was charged with obstruction of justice by Mueller because of completely failed attempts to influence other witnesses in Mueller’s Ukraine FARA investigation. Mueller has desperately maintained that Kilimnik is “Russian intelligence connected” despite a complete absence of proof for this assertion and despite Kilimnik’s having worked for years for the International Republican Institute in Ukraine, an American intelligence front.
Recent revelations from Ukraine show that the Ukraine government was deeply enmeshed in attempting to illegally swing the 2016 election to Hillary Clinton by leaking the so-called black ledger of Ukrainian payments to Paul Manafort and providing other intelligence to the Clinton Campaign. A Ukrainian court has so ruled, and the Ukrainian Prosecutor General has opened an investigation that implicates the current U.S. Ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch, an Obama holdover. George Soros and Victor Pinchuk, a Ukrainian oligarch who has provided millions to both the Atlantic Council and the Clinton Foundation, were key players in this operation, as were Christopher Steele, the discredited British spy, FBI informant, and Obama State Department asset, and Alexandra Chalupa, Hillary Clinton’s favorite Banderist opposition researcher at the DNC.
So, Mueller’s biggest fish, Paul Manafort, was involved heavily in Ukraine and had nothing even remotely to do with Russia. In fact, everything that was ever published about Manafort and Russia was proven to be outrageously false in the actual prosecution. It was all about Ukraine and hiding money from the Internal Revenue Service. No Special Counsel was needed for the actual crimes prosecuted and those crimes would never have been discovered had Paul Manafort not spent six months running delegate operations for Donald Trump. As former Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson wrote in 1940, during his tenure as U.S. Attorney General, the gravamen of prosecutorial abuse consists of “picking the man and then searching the law books, or putting investigators to work, to pin some offense on him.”
George Papadopoulos, Michael Flynn, and Michael Cohen: The Last Three British Targets
George Papadopoulos and Michael Flynn were early victims of the British operation against Trump. Flynn had been targeted by the British intelligence circles of Sir Richard Dearlove, which include Christopher Steele, dating way back to 2014, because he proposed joint activities with Russia against terrorism and because he exposed the British/Obama Administration support of outright terrorist groups like Al-Qaeda and ISIS in regime change operations in Libya and Syria. Papadopoulos and Carter Page, both volunteers in a hastily constructed Trump Campaign foreign policy shop, were both targeted on British soil, using British operatives, including Professor Joseph Mifsud, in entrapment operations aimed at the Trump Campaign. Since both profiled out as young and extremely naïve, and Page had already been involved in a prior Russian espionage case, they seemed to be ideal targets for a setup.
The aim of the operation was to plant fabricated evidence, like the claim that Papadopoulos somehow had inside information on the Russian hack operation, or that Carter Page was conspiring with the head of Rosneft concerning sanctions, into internal email chains in the Trump campaign, justifying further investigative steps and surveillance.
Page was targeted and profiled heavily by Christopher Steele directly. Stefan Halper, a CIA/MI6 asset and a close collaborator and friend of Sir Richard Dearlove, was used in the attempt to entrap and plant evidence on both Page and Papadopoulos. Papadopoulos pled guilty to lying to the FBI about the timing of his encounters with the British agent Mifsud. Mifsud, Mueller claimed, falsely, was an asset of Russian intelligence. Carter Page was illegally surveilled thanks to a fraudulently procured Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant, based on British agent Christopher Steele’s fabrications, but never charged. His life and his ability to make a living have been completely and forever upended.
Michael Flynn pled guilty to lying to the FBI, after Mueller’s gestapo-like targeting of both Flynn and his son for unregistered Turkish lobbying activities. At the time of his plea, Flynn’s family was on the edge of personal bankruptcy because of legal fees. Flynn’s partners in the Turkish lobbying were indicted by Virginia prosecutors for their unregistered lobbying activities. The problem here is that Flynn pled guilty to a crime specified by Robert Mueller, which the FBI itself had already concluded was not a crime.
The alleged lie by Flynn, to which he pled guilty, was the result of an elaborate FBI sting orchestrated by fired Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. Flynn’s conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about sanctions were recorded. Someone in the FBI illegally leaked the classified transcripts to the Washington Post. The Post published the transcripts, creating the pretext for the FBI to lure Flynn into an allegedly “friendly” interview about his conversations with Kislyak, without counsel. At the interview, the FBI agents had the transcripts; Flynn did not. During his lengthy “interview” with the FBI, Flynn made statements characterizing his conversations with Kislyak that were at variance with the transcribed conversations themselves.
However, in testimony to Congress later, the interviewing FBI agents and James Comey concluded that Flynn had not deliberately lied when he failed to remember things and should not be charged. Robert Mueller thus secured a plea to a non-existent crime—a crime that could not have existed had there been no investigation—based on threats to prosecute Flynn and Flynn’s son for Turkish lobbying activities. It was a plea also coerced by Flynn’s financial ruin caused by the cost of his defense against Robert Mueller’s inquisition.
Finally, Michael Cohen, one of Trump’s personal lawyers, was indicted in the Southern District of New York for various financial crimes related to his own business dealings. In addition, Cohen also pled guilty to participating in a scheme to hide hush money payments to two women who claimed they had affairs with Donald Trump. After procuring the assistance of Clinton fixer Lanny Davis, Cohen then entered into a plea deal with Mueller concerning lies he told to Congress about a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow. The Moscow project was being pushed by Cohen and his childhood friend Felix Sater, a long time FBI informant and CIA operative.
Cohen appears to have undergone the type of psychological conditioning typical of the deprogramming of former members of religious or terrorist cults, as well as prosecution witnesses in politically important trials. He now portrays the Trump Organization as a cult and himself as the innocent but compelled doer of every dirty deed in the universe at Trump’s behest. According to Cohen, Trump spoke a coded language in delivering his demands for Cohen’s evil deeds. Thus, there is no actual record of Trump demanding things, only signals as interpreted by Michael Cohen. As a result of this sculpting, referred to in impolitic circles as brainwashing, Cohen seems incapable of uttering one paragraph now without obvious deception. This was illustrated in his recent Congressional appearance which netted him a criminal referral to the Department of Justice for perjury.
It should be clear from the foregoing that Robert Mueller has written a complicated work of fiction, full of twists and turns and tortured inferences, but with very, very little substantive, true crime.
The Russian indictments are a dangerous intelligence community hoax. The indictments of those associated with the President would never have happened if not for the coup in which Robert Mueller has served for the last two years as a lead player. All of the crimes here are process crimes, crimes caused as the result of the investigation itself. Manafort’s financial chicanery itself would never have been a focus but for the need to secure a scalp to justify the continuing process.
Mueller spent millions of dollars and timed his indictments to keep the churning of the coup in full force through the last two years. With each Mueller action, a complicit group of journalists, having lapped up their daily memes and talking points from such as the Democracy Integrity Project of Daniel Jones and the British Military’s Integrity Initiative, went to work advancing the Russiagate narrative. Now is the time for a reckoning. Now is the time for the American people to demand criminal indictments against the perpetrators of this atrocity against the American people and our Constitution. The most essential act in this reckoning, however, is that the stupid and suicidal Special Relationship between the United States and Britain must, at long last, be ended for the benefit of our own nation and the entire world.