Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Media reports of the US Congress passing bills “unanimously” give a false impression that everyone in Congress voted in support. In reality, this anti-Russian bill was introduced and passed sneakily by only 3 members! Referring to it as passing “unanimously” is very deceiving, as Dennis Kucininch explains:

Three Members of Congress Just Reignited the Cold War While No One Was Looking

By Dennis Kucinich

December 16, 2014 "ICH" - "Truthdig"

The second provocative anti-Russian legislation in a week, it further polarizes our relations with Russia, helping to cement a Russia-China alliance against Western hegemony, and undermines long-term America’s financial and physical security by handing the national treasury over to war profiteers.

Here’s how the House’s touted “unanimity” was achieved:

...That the recent Russia sanctions bill was advanced, “unanimously,” without debate in the House, portends that our nation is sleepwalking through the graveyards of history, toward an abyss where controlling factors reside in the realm of chance, what Thomas Hardy termed “crass casualty.” Such are the perils of unanimity.

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