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Assad and Maduro are not "Brutal Dictators"

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Elected Presidents Assad and Maduro are not the brutal dictators. We are.

We are the ones imposing economic warfare, and regime change wars on non-belligerent countries. We are the ones supporting terrorists who impose the death penalty on hundreds of thousands with our weapons, our command and control, our mercenaries, our air support and our terror bombings.

We are dictating our will by destroying these and other countries, by changing "regimes", by setting up non-democracies throughout the world.[1]

President Assad was elected, democratically[2], by his own people. None of the invading Western-supported terrorists were elected by Syrians. In fact, when terrorists occupy areas, elections are forbidden. Likewise, the uninvited terrorists, including the Western militaries, are the ones murdering and bombing and gassing Syrian citizens. Assad and legitimate associated armed forces are protecting Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity not destroying it, as Western Newspeak would have us believe.

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President Maduro, too, was democratically[3] elected. The Western-supported aspiring puppet dictator Guaido, on the other hand, appointed himself interim President, with Washington's blessing. He didn't even run for the office of President. Government and media messaging that suggests that he is a legitimate alternative to President Maduro amounts to war propaganda, and is part of a conspiracy to destroy Venezuela and impose the death sentence on countless Venezuelans (should an invasion occur), just as the Regime Change war against Syria has imposed death and disaster upon countless innocent Syrians.

Read More: What Is the Biggest Lie About the Syrian War? Western War Propaganda, Regime Change, Terrorism

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[1] Nicolas J.S. Davies, "America's Coup Machine: Destroying Democracy Since 1953." AlterNet, 8 April, 2014. (https://www.alternet.org/2014/04/americas-coup-machine-destroying-democracy-1953/?fbclid=IwAR0Immo0i3WH0TurBbFti15yrBiRYXA3SLSnILL3IyGm0kiOdTrZaZxQV6k#.XHWtzDuMujA.facebook)Accessed 27 February, 2019.

[2] Steven MacMillan, "Bashar al-Assad: The Democratically Elected President of Syria." NEO New Eastern Outlook, 20 December, 2015.( https://journal-neo.org/2015/12/20/bashar-al-assad-the-democratically-elected-president-of-syria/) Accessed 27 February, 2019.

[3] Mark Taliano, "Venezuela, and Canada's Duplicitous Criminality." Global Research, 29 January, 2019. (https://www.globalresearch.ca/venezuela-canadas-duplicitous-criminality/5666689) Accessed 27 February, 2019.

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I wish I had $5 for every time I read or heard 'brutal dictator' applied to the de jour enemies of the U.S. propaganda machine. I could take everyone here at OEN for a nice vacation in the Bahamas. Same with 'invasion' applied to Russia when Crimea voted legitimately within its rights of self-determination to rejoin the Russian Federation.

Propaganda's most effective tool is hammering away at the collective consciousness -- collective sub-conscious -- with such constancy and clamor that untruths become "super-glued" references. 'Brutal dictator' or related pejoratives become irreversibly fused with a target's name: BrutalDictatorGaddafi, BrutalThugPutin, BrutalTyrantKim-Jong-Un, TheNewHitler[fill in the blank]. The repetition makes it almost impossible for even a critical thinker to shake them off. They become knee-jerk syntactic reflexes.

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Once a country refuses to be a subsidiary of USA, Inc., then they never get off the @#$& list.

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The neocon agenda (many of who were dual citizen Israel/US) has the same MO of painting the "target" sovereign nation's leader as a dictator, tyrant, etc. who is treating his/her people inhumanly as more are living in poverty, gassing/poisoning the people, unrest among the people, and on and on.

In reality they could well be describing the United States who has more people living in poverty than the entire population of the "target" nations, has millions with poisoned water to drink, has more than one mass shooting every day, has hundreds of million dollars unaccounted for, whose elections are fraught with corruption to the point where Presidents have been put in office by appointment, not citizen vote, and one could go on.

Let it suffice to say the United States when one takes off the blinders, is a leader in the World in corruption and mismanagement and needs to stop dragging other nations down to its level of decay.

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And the U.S. is separating asylum-seeking parents from their children and keeping them in concentration camps; and the U.S. has the highest number of imprisoned people on earth, disproportionately African-American.

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