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S. Carolina Politician's Divorce Case Exposes Secret CIA Financial Conduit to Blackwater

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From: “Patrick fallout involves FBI, Secret Service, CIA,” The State, February 20, 2014:

Fallout from state Rep. Andy Patrick’s divorce case has attracted the attention of the FBI, the U.S. Secret Service and the Central Intelligence Agency, according to documents, interviews and statements made in court.

Officials from the FBI and Secret Service traveled to Hilton Head Island earlier this month to obtain documents removed from Andy Patrick’s files by his estranged wife, Amee. She had gone through the files, which Andy Patrick had left in the couple’s former home at 17 Timbercrest off Spanish Wells Road, in order to support allegations she has made against him in their divorce case. …

Secret Service agents described the documents as “law enforcement sensitive information.”

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Available records don’t specify what the CIA is interested in, but a paragraph in an affidavit Amee Patrick filed in Beaufort County Family Court says she believes money supplied by the CIA was funneled through Andy Patrick’s security firm, Advance Point Global, and distributed to people “oconus” — government shorthand for “outside the continental U.S.” …

Patrick was an agent for the Secret Service for 10 years before resigning in 2007.

http://www.thestate.com/ 2014/02/20/3279632/patrick-fallout-involves-fbi-secret.html#storylink=cpy

Related: Judge denies request for gag order, rules to unseal Andy Patrick’s case

Andy Patrick’s “Family Values

SC Rep. Andy Patrick divorce case document: Amee Patrick affidavit detail

MAE BRUSSELL PUBLISHES A BOOK

Interview: Alex Constantine, Editor of The Essential Mae Brussell: Investigations of Fascism in America

Introduction by Paul Krassner

Feral House, 2014

By Paul Sandberg

Q.: The subtitle of the book, “Investigations of Fascism in America,” evokes extremist trends that the country has never quite lived down – the Red Squads of the 1920s, McCarthy, the rise of America First, Birch Society, Liberty Lobby, Aryan Nations, and so on. But these movements were as sporadic as they were politically anomalous. Fascism is widely considered to be a European invention, conceived by Mussolini, advanced by Hitler. Why did Mae Brussell maintain that the country that defeated Hitler, ended the Holocaust, has itself succumbed to fascism?

download (9)A.C.: The rise of Mussolini and Hitler had the same roots as the domestic far-right movements that you mentioned. Il Duce coined the term “fascism,” so he reserved the right to define it any way he pleased. He defined it as an unbridled “corporate” extension of politics. It was that simple. He didn’t dress up the definition with political violence, ethnic intolerance, nationalism, military belligerence, and so on. Liga Industriale gave rise to Mussolini in 1920. I.G. Farben, Thyssen-Krupp-Voegeler-Flick and other German military-industrial concerns quietly financed Hitler and the proto-Nazi Party. IF you read the Munich Post from the 1920s, you’ll find that the NSDAP’s leader was very well-off, rode around in limos, wore a top hat. Forty percent of early Nazi activity was devoted to propaganda, and Hitler’s mass persuasion apparatus was also well-funded – by corporate backers who feared the rise of socialism and encouraged fascism to quell the leftist tide in Europe.

American industry and finance also played a role in the birth of fascism in Europe. These connections were drawn in the ‘30s and ‘40s by journalist George Seldes, whose books ended up in used bookstores after the war, waiting for Mae Brussell to come along in the ‘60s to trace financial-industrial-military lines into the present and expand on them.

On campus, students are taught that fascism swept through Europe in a period of economic trauma after the first devastating world war, and that Hitler was a hypnotic speaker. His skill as an orator is said to account for the rapid rise of a highly irrational political system with no apparent financial underpinnings, bent on mass murder, resulting in the deaths of some 50 million people worldwide. Somehow, Hitler single-handedly created a massive military machine from the scraps of WW I, intent on dominating the world.

Mae Brussell, a housewife in Los Angeles in the early ‘60s, had been taught this version of history, too, and may well have believed it until an act of political violence dug under her skin and wouldn’t let go – the assassination of John Kennedy. She listened to the official explanations, examined the forensic evidence, followed the Warren Commission hearings, read authoritative reports on Oswald, and like most Americans considered the government’s explanation unpersuasive.

Several years of research led her to the study of fascism, particularly after WW II. Oswald had been involved with a network of far-right extremists, some of them White Russians, some of them Birchers with ties to the Third Reich. She discovered that the CIA and American military had made a postwar pact, that the Nazis recruited by the Army’s Counter-Intelligence Corps and CIA had burrowed deeply into establishment Cold War American politics.

And that establishment was, naturally, corporate. Farben-Thyseen-Krupp et al., the military-industrial complex behind Hitler, had intentionally, before the war, established ties with companies in the United States with patent licensing, processing and marketing agreements, and so on, that rendered their financial interests mutual. Farben and Standard Oil were, in effect, one international business concern. The Morgan banking interests on Wall Street and Fritz Thyssen’s in Austria were intertwined — both profited from the rearmament of Germany, the rise of Hitler, WW II and the Holocaust.

It can’t be said that fascism was strictly a European phenomenon with branches in Asia and the Middle East. True, Germany’s military was defeated, but not its mega-corporate base or the secret state that the German and American partnership fostered. Fascism, like the multinational behemoths behind it, crosses all international boundaries. It is also intrinsically conspiratorial, and this is why Mae was often identified as a “conspiracy theorist” by those who didn’t stand on a foundation of research as she did.

Q.: You say that she found that the far-right was responsible for the murder of Kennedy, including local intelligence officials and recruits from Nazi Germany. Her research on the assassination in Dealey Plaza evolved to bring about Watergate, Iran contra and a litany of other political scandals …

A.C.: She had a deep understanding of the Kennedy assassination – her hand-written notes cross-referencing the Warren Report alone numbered over 30,000 pages. She spent years on it, and couldn’t help but notice, as she explained in a radio interview in 1971, a system set up after the assassination “to bring in more repression.” The criminality itself evolved, “and then in 1968, after the assassination of Robert Kennedy, national security and wire-tapping and surveillance increased even more.”

This trend continues to the present day with the NSA’s megadata mining.

download (8)Mae often repeated mnemonic, bumper-sticker mantras to underscore her message. She often observed, “the past affects our future and the present.” A shot in Dallas reverberates decades later. Two Kennedys were murdered to pave the way for Nixon. They stood in his way. Once Nixon – who, like Hitler, was mistaken as a comical figure by the left early on, but proved to be truly venal – obtained executive power, that single bullet in Dallas went on to kill millions in Vietnam. Latin America, Afghanistan, Iraq.

Dallas constituted a military-industrial takeover. A decade later comes Watergate, and it wasn’t an isolated event. Mae understood that when she opened the newspaper after the scandal broke, and found a paragraph-long news item in the Washington Post listing the names of the crew charged with breaking into the DNC. She recognized the names. They had been involved in the Kennedy assassination. Continuing research led her to a seminal article in Paul Krassner’s The Realist on the Watergate scandal, and it comprises a chapter in the book. The article traces a network of connections from Dallas to the Watergate Hotel, among other significant revelations.

Anyone with time and the inclination to know the truth can dig into virtually any national political scandal and find similar connections. Nazi Germany had ties to Iran contra via Otto von Bolschwing, the SS official in the Gehlen spy network under CIA oversight who started up a business in the Silicon Valley, sold to Richard Secord and Albert Hakim, key figures in the scandal.

Richard Nixon had filed legal papers in the mid-‘60s that made it possible for von Bolschwing to emigrate to California.

The past affects the future and the present.

Mae often said that it was a small world, this domestic fascist underground. A relatively small club of fascists have committed scores of atrocities over the years, and hundreds of millions have marched on their military parade ground.While most pro journalists were still scratching their heads over a routine break-in and wiretap in DC, Mae Brussell had compiled a complete analysis that included Nazis, the CIA, DIA, FBI, and a host of “conspiratorial” political murders behind the scenes.

Mae Brussell wasn’t a “theorist.” She gathered names, dates, places, drew the connections through an arduous cross-referential process. Then, once a week, she went on the air in Carmel, California and fed the raw data to her audience. The information spoke for itself. There was nothing theoretical about it.

The data itself, once pieced together, was chilling. And it had this effect because it was true. Where was the “conspiracy theory?” In the heads of her detractors, who, consciously or not, were existentially shaken by her research and driven by a psychological urgency to dissociate, “shoot the messenger,” an acutely American trait.

Q.: How relevant do you think Mae Brussell’s research is today, 25 years after her death?

A.C.: How many shrouds of the Nixon past remain to haunt us? Many of the reprobates who “served” under him are still active A few examples from her research on fascist connections to Watergate alone:

– Henry Kissinger is an Obama advisor and remains a media icon.
– Plumber Charles Colson runs a far-right theocratic “ministry.”
– Talk show host G. Gordon Liddy is in the business of perception management.
– Donald Rumsfeld killed possibly millions, left the Pentagon in disgrace and is writing memoirs these days.
– Nixon staffer Dick Cheney is responsible for the deaths of many in the recent past. The Grim Reaper refuses to die. His spawn are staking their own political fortunes on a bed of widely-publicized “conservative” lies.

If the world had listened to Mae, how many lives could have been saved? She is still obviously relevant. I can’t say the same about Rumsfeld or Cheney.

Q.: And Nixon?

images (13)Richard Nixon and Charles “Bebe” Rebozo

A.C.: His death didn’t stop the post-Watergate revelations concerning his criminality and vacuous character. It’s still coming out. On December 28, 2011, for example, the New York Daily News ran an article about a Nixon biography, published by Macmillan, written by former UPI Washington bureau chief Don Fulsom. The book reports that Tricky Dick “had mob ties for more than 20 years before he was elected in 1968.” Mae Brussell ran down the Mafia connections in 1971 – our attentive media are beginning to catch up with her. (Google “Operation Underworld” for the origins of organized crime involvement in American “spycraft.”) Fulsom wrote that Nixon “lusted after his best pal, dashing Cuban-American playboy Charles (Bebe) Rebozo.” Mae didn’t report that. But she did say that Rebozo was Nixon’s “CIA babysitter.”

Q.: I’ve heard for years that the CIA wasn’t chartered to operate in the U.S. How did Agency officials work around this injunction, laid out by the National Security Act of 1947?

A.C..: A series of ostensibly minor court decisions beginning in the late 1950s made it possible. That and the creation of multiple dummy fronts that Mae often stumbled across in her research. CIA recruit Reinhard Gehlen taught them how to set them up. Early instances,, she discovered in her work on the Kennedy assassination, included “the formation of Eastern European emigré groups in the U.S. to deploy against the Soviets. Both the Tolstoy Foundation and the Union of Bishops of the Orthodox Church Outside Russia were funded by the CIA. When Lee and Marina Oswald disembarked from the Soviet Union in June, 1962, they were befriended by some three dozen White Russians in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Many had identifiable Nazi ties; others were in the oil and defense industries.”

The Central Intelligence Agency, like the Nazis recruited by DCI Dulles after the war, is a covert branch of the corporate sector. This is why Wall Street figures so prominently in the Agency’s history, and why Big Oil and defense contractors in Dallas turned out to befriend Oswald.

Q.: Thank you.

To Order the Book:

NSA agent charged with beating his 3-year-old son to death only months after adopted him from South Korea

Brian Patrick O’Callaghan, 36, of Maryland, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Madoc Hyunsu O’Callaghan. His lawyer said he is a decorated veteran who specializes in Korea for the National Security Agency and is incapable of such brutality. He said the boy’s injuries were the result of a ‘terrible tragedy,’ not deadly abuse.

FEBRUARY 18, 2014

A veteran and high-ranking NSA agent brutally beat his adopted 3-year-old son from South Korea to death, Maryland police said Tuesday.

Brian Patrick O’Callaghan, 36, of Damascus, was charged with first-degree murder and child abuse resulting in the death of the boy earlier this month. He was ordered held without bond during a court appearance Tuesday as his lawyer said his client did not commit any crime and that the boy’s death was a “terrible tragedy.”

O’Callaghan and his wife, Jennifer, had just adopted the boy, Hyunsu O’Callaghan, in October. The couple called him Madoc, an Irish addition to his name. Cops said he died Feb. 3, and an autopsy found that he suffered a fracture at the base of his skull, bruises to the forehead, swelling of the brain and other wounds.

“An absolutely horrific crime on an absolutely innocent young victim,” said Assistant State’s Attorney Donna Fenton, according to The Washington Post. “Basically this child was beaten to death from head to toe.”

O’Callaghan, a former Marine who served in Iraq and Kosovo, is a National Security Agency worker with top-secret clearance who specializes in Korea, his attorney said. He and his wife also have a 7-year-old son, according to court documents.

Investigators were called to Children’s National Medical Center in Washington on Feb. 2, where police say the boy’s injuries indicated he had been beaten. The boy died the next day of multiple blunt impact injuries, which O’Callaghan could not explain or account for, according to police.

O’Callaghan told Montgomery County investigators he had been caring for the child while his wife was out of town when the boy fell backward in the shower and hit his shoulder, according to documents. The following day, O’Callaghan said, he put the boy down for a nap, but when he went to check on him, the child had mucus coming from his nose and began vomiting while unresponsive after he was picked up, police said.

toddler-deathMugshot of Brian Patrick O’Callaghan

O’Callaghan said he took the boy to a hospital emergency center. Doctors became concerned that the child might be brain dead because of internal bleeding in the brain and hemorrhaging in the eyes, police said.

O’Callaghan’s lawyer, Steven McCool, called the allegations of murder “unfounded.” He said he disputes that the child suffered a skull fracture or multiple injuries to his head.

“My client, a decorated Iraqi war veteran, is grieving the loss of his son while fighting what ultimately will be shown to be unfounded charges,” McCool said. He earned the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his role in a firefight that helped rescue the captured soldier Jessica Lynch, according to the newspaper.

O’Callaghan’s wife, parents and in-laws appeared in court during his hearing Tuesday.

“He has the unwavering support of his family,” McCool told the Washington Post. “They know he is incapable of committing the crimes alleged.” O’Callaghan was ordered held without bond during a court appearance Tuesday.

O’Callaghan’s grandfather, who attended the boy’s wake on Valentine’s Day, couldn’t fathom that the NSA agent was capable of such brutality.

“I find it impossible to believe,” William Rose, O’Callaghan’s grandfather, told the Washington Post. “Because he’s worked so hard to get this baby. He was so loving with him. He’s been so wonderful with his other child. I’ve never seen him do anything that would make me believe he is capable of that.”

The NSA did not immediately return an email seeking comment.

An obituary posted on the website of the Frederick News-Post spelled the boy’s name as Madoc Hyeonsu O’Callaghan and said he was born in South Korea. The child was described as a “smiling, content, and loving son and brother” who adored his dog Buddy.

“He loved his dogs, his big brother Aidan, and anything his parents made for him to eat. He wasn’t dealt the simplest hand in life, but he found something to love in it every day,” the obituary said.

With News Wire Services

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/nsa-member-charged-beating-adopted-3-year-old-son-death-article-1.1619223

 

What’s Behind Rick Scott’s Campaign Slogans? An Economy Rigged Against the Middle Class

Florida’s middle class is struggling, but Rick Scott doesn’t seem to notice.

Florida is a nationwide leader in the number of people who have been out of work for more than six months. Thousands of discouraged workers have dropped out of the labor force completely. According to Rick Scott’s own experts, more than half of the drop in the unemployment rate is accounted for by jobseekers leaving the labor force. If Scott’s policies hadn’t forced Floridians to drop from the workforce, the state’s unemployment rate would be 8.5%.

Rick Scott has spent an excess of $260 million on tax giveaways to special interests that promised to create jobs — but 96% of those jobs never materialized. The bulk of the new openings in Florida are low-wage jobs that won’t help struggling Floridians rise to the middle class.

PolitiFact confirms that Rick Scott’s boasts about Florida’s recovering economy are “mostly false.” Most Floridians know better than to trust campaign spin — their confidence that the economy will improve has been lower than the national average for months.

“Scott  … would rather give taxpayer handouts to wealthy special interests and the biggest corporations instead of fighting for Florida’s middle class,” says Florida Democratic Party Chair Allison Tant.

Background

Florida Ranks Second in the Nation for Long-term Unemployment. Florida ranks second among states with workers who have been unemployed for at least six months. (Orlando Sentinel, 2/8/14)

Gov. Scott is Annoyed by Questions about the State’s Unemployment Rate. “Florida’s long-term unemployment rate, however, has continued to rise in 2011, reaching record-high rates and making it number one among states,” reads the FIU report. “No state has ever had a long-term unemployment rate as high as Florida’s, which was 53.0% in 2011.” (Miami Herald, 9/18/2012)

Over Half of the Unemployment Drop is Due to Workers Leaving the Labor Force. Florida’s unemployment rate would be 8.5 percent if the number of people looking for work was at the same level as Jan. 2011 when Scott took office. ‘53.1 percent of the drop in the unemployment rate is due to people dropping out of the labor force or delaying entrance.’ (Florida Times-Union, 2/3/2014)

Florida’s Consumer Confidence Trails National Levels. (Tampa Bay Times, 1/28/2014)

Mostly False: Rick Scott Brags About Florida’s Declining Unemployment Rate. Thousands of discouraged workers have given up on finding work in Florida.The shrinking workforce can be attributed to a number of factors, but the fact that Florida is last in the nation when it comes to long-term unemployment can’t be ignored. A major factor in the drop in unemployment is the exodus of people who have simply given up looking for work. Job creation, meanwhile, has been below-average. (PolitiFact, 9/13/2012)

Drillers search for Hitler’s atomic bomb laboratory

FEBRUARY 12, 2014

DRILLING has started near a network of tunnels built by concentration camp prisoners in Austria as investigators try to answer one of World War II’s most enduring mysteries: whether Hitler was close to acquiring an atom bomb.

The search for secret underground chambers follows the discovery of unusual levels of radiation at the former Mauthausen-Gusen labour camps, a vast area where the Nazi regime built aircraft underground to avoid Allied air raids.

Up to 320,000 prisoners were worked to death or killed in gas chambers at the complex. Now the discovery that many were scientists and that some were assigned to an unknown special project from 1941, has led to renewed speculation that it could have been a secret branch of the nuclear program.

The Nazi pursuit of nuclear weapons is well known, with studies at German research institutes and the production of heavy water in Norway and uranium in Oranienburg near Berlin. Heinrich Himmler, the head of the SS, was a regular visitor to Mauthausen-Gusen, which became one of the biggest and most secretive labour camp complexes, fuelling theories that atomic research was conducted there.

“We just want to know whether a potential hazard exists,” said Werner Kreisl, the mayor of Perg, northern Austria, the nearest town to the site.

“We want hard facts,” he said

Pressure to dig near the tunnels to look for secret laboratories or storage areas increased after discoveries by Andreas Sulzer, an Austrian film-maker who has researched the camps.

“I have been working for two years on a film about the Austrian scientist Viktor Schauberger,” said Mr Sulzer. “I found out he was involved from 1941 under the strictest secrecy in St Georgen on SS research projects. He warned colleagues in letters that he was involved in ‘atom smashing’.”

In a search of archives in Germany and the US, Mr Sulzer discovered that 272 inmates were taken from the main camp to St Georgen in January 1944 to build underground passages.

The known tunnels in the area have mostly been filled in, but Mr Sulzer believes that a section where nuclear experiments took place was missed. He claims to have found blueprints suggesting the existence of other chambers, although drilling has been under way for several weeks and he has found no sign of them.

The drilling is being conducted by a government-owned company. It has been working for 10 years to make 6kms of tunnels safe, mostly by pumping them full of concrete, but is anxious to resolve speculation about nuclear material.

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/drillers-search-for-hitlers-atomic-bomb-laboratory/story-fnb64oi6-1226823998445#