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Oz Mining Magnate Accuses CIA of Subverting Local Coal Industry
by styx Tuesday, Mar 20 2012, 1:51am
international / environment / commentary

In a refreshing conspiratorial twist, Oz mining multi-billionaire, Clive Palmer, has accused Greens leader, Bob 'poop pusher' Brown -- who is on record for supporting a 'One World Government' -- of treason and colluding with a foreign power (CIA) to undermine the local coal industry. Well, I'll be darned, it just goes to show that local Corporatist pigs want the entire trough for themselves. If I hadn't read it in the Oz mass media I would have thought it another whacko conspiracy theory, but Palmer may have something, he is certainly wealthy enough to dig for the facts. I guess the CIA will just have to follow procedure and arrange for Palmer to choke on a ham sandwich!

Clive Palmer
Clive Palmer

Palmer also attacked Gillard for her new mining tax and carbon tax; he stopped at accusing Gillard of serving the wishes of Goldman Sachs and Wall St but he probably thought Gillard's allegiances and position were widely known.

Palmer ranted extreme conspiratorial facts and fictions to the local media today. Armed with a report titled, "Stopping the Australian Coal Export Boom," he delivered, in characteristic style, his views to the media:

"This is funded by the CIA ... You only have to go back and read ... the report to the US Congress that sets up the Rockefeller Foundation as a conduit of CIA funding."

"You only have to read the reports to US Congress where the CIA reported to the president that their role was to ensure the US competitive advantage - that's how you know it's funded by the CIA."

Hilarious! Palmer is drawing a long bow but he is not entirely off the mark; however, he fails to fully appreciate the means by which the CIA ensures a US competitive advantage -- we would refer him to recent interventions in Libya, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and the rivers of civilian blood America and its allies created in those nations to maintain US Banking and Corporate advantages.

Our advice to 'heart attack' Palmer is, if you go to the 'ball' make sure you're 'dressed' for it! I'd watch what I eat from now on, Clive baby, oink!

Brisbane Times report follows:

CIA threatens Australian coal industry: Palmer
by Marissa Calligeros and Judith Ireland

Mining magnate Clive Palmer has accused the Australian Greens and Queensland environmental campaigners of "treason" in conspiring with US powers to destroy the nation's coal industry.

Mr Palmer was expected to give his response to the passing of the Gillard government's mining tax at a media conference called this afternoon, but the multi-billionaire was concerned only with perceived collusion between the United States' Central Intelligence Agency and the environmental lobby.

Mr Palmer turned his attention to a report by Greenpeace and other anti-coal groups, titled Stopping the Australian Coal Export Boom, which outlined an environmental campaign designed to disrupt and delay the expansion of the industry.

While brandishing a copy of the report this afternoon, Mr Palmer said it was the result of a CIA conspiracy involving the US-based Rockefeller Foundation.

"This is funded by the CIA," he said.

"You only have to go back and read ... the report to the US Congress that sets up the Rockefeller Foundation as a conduit of CIA funding.

"You only have to look at the secret budget which was passed by Congress last year - bigger than our whole national economy - with the CIA to ensure that.

"You only have to read the reports to US Congress where the CIA reported to the president that their role was to ensure the US competitive advantage - that's how you know it's funded by the CIA."

Mr Palmer argued descendants of US oil magnate John Rockefeller had bankrolled the Greenpeace report, in a bid to disrupt and damage the Australian coal industry.

The author of the report, Greenpeace senior campaigner John Hepburn, strongly refuted the accusations, saying Greenpeace's cause was funded by tens of thousands of individuals across Australia.

‘‘First up, Greenpeace does not accept funding from the CIA, nor from any other secret service for that matter,’’ he said.

‘‘Neither do we accept money from any government or corporation.

‘‘Right now, the scale and speed of the coal export boom are out of control. Clive Palmer's vast proposed 'China First' mine would destroy Bimblebox nature refuge and he is part of a plan to build the world's biggest coal port at Abbot Point, in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.’’

Mr Palmer went on to say that the document confirmed local environmental campaigners, including Lock the Gate Alliance president Drew Hutton and Greens leader Bob Brown, were improperly collaborating with foreign multinationals.

"The Greens have not been providing you with the full information about where their money comes from or what it's about," he said.

"I think the Greens [candidates] in this upcoming state election ... should resign if they're being funded by an offshore political power.

"It's paramount to treason and something needs to be done about it."

Greens Leader Bob Brown held a press conference in Canberra this evening to refute the allegations.

Senator Brown said that even though Mr Palmer's claim about the Greens CIA links were "extraordinary" and "manifestly untrue", they had to be taken seriously because Mr Palmer was a key financial backer to the Queensland Liberal National Party.

"They're very serious accusations made by a person who is going to be a chief confidant and advisor to Campbell Newman, were he to become premier on Saturday," Senator Brown said.

Senator Brown said that Greens candidates would still be contesting the state election and called on Queensland Liberal National Leader Campbell Newman to repudiate Mr Palmer's attack on his party.

"[The Greens] are proudly part of the Queensland election campaign," he said.

The Greens Leader said he believed that Mr Palmer genuinely believed the CIA or the Rockefeller Foundation has links with the Greens because it is Mr Palmer's practice to bankroll political campaigns.

"He therefore assumes that other people are into it like he is," Senator Brown said.

Mr Hutton said Mr Palmer had shown through his comments that he was "massively confused".

“In the US, various philanthropic organisations have funded environmental groups and community groups to legally challenge big mining companies who are conducting inappropriate development. And they are beating them in court," he said.

“It should come as no surprise to anybody that environmental non-government organisations would try to access the same sorts of philanthropic organisations to be able to get funding to groups who are doing the same thing here in Australia.”

Mr Hutton said he knew of no organisations in Australia which had received such funding.

“Neither the Lock the Gate Alliance, nor any other environment group that I’m aware of, is receiving any donations from the Rockefeller Foundation or any other overseas group,” he said.

Mr Hutton, who described Mr Palmer’s comments as "bizarre", said the Rockefeller Foundation had no involvement in the report, monetary or otherwise.

“That report that he’s referring to is an attempt by environmental NGOs to try to get funding for activities opposing the massive expansion of coal mining that’s going on in Australia,” he said.

“It should come as a surprise to nobody that environmental organisations are wanting to limit the expansion of coal mining.”

Mr Palmer made little mention of mining tax legislation, passed last night in the Senate, saying he had no concern with it.

"I don't care about any tax. It won't affect my life one way or the other," he said.

Mr Palmer said the controversial tax, which aims to distribute the spoils of Australia's mining boom, would have no affect on his businesses.

"It probably won't cost me anything, because I'm not mining anything that comes under the classification of it. So, you know, it's not something that's worried me," he said.

Mr Palmer said he would not join Australia's third largest iron ore miner, Fortescue Metals, owned by Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest, in mounting a legal challenge.

"Certainly Andrew Forrest has indicated he'll do that - he has major concerns with it, because it affects him, affects his business and affects the ability of his workers," Mr Palmer said.

© 2012 Fairfax Media

Editorial note:
Indeed the CIA, like any other murdering, criminal organisation can be dealt with effectively, providing one is equipped with the appropriate knowledge, skills and CAPABILITY; Palmer may wish to drop us a note -- we're a wealth of information. We'll give you a hint; an effective approach would be to compromise, with incontrovertible evidence, leading Labor and Greens politicians -- you're a miner Clive, so start digging! The material you have at this stage is very thin indeed!

We could refer you to hackers that are able to penetrate almost any data network, but I'm afraid they charge on a wealth ratio basis, for you that would approximate $5 million/hour -- fair enough?

Ya gotta love this joint, what a fuckin' circus! Next he'll be telling us that Obama is a puppet to Wall Street Bankers and Corporatists.


David Rockefeller, 'give it your best shot, Clive!'
David Rockefeller, 'give it your best shot, Clive!'

Former Oz Governor-General and CIA agent, John Kerr
Former Oz Governor-General and CIA agent, John Kerr

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omega
by alpha Wednesday, Mar 21 2012, 9:32am

If Palmer is proven correct it wouldn't be the first time the criminal CIA illegally intervened in Australia.

Who could forget the outrageous sacking of Whitlam by GG, John Kerr, who was later confirmed to be working with the CIA to depose a democratically elected popular Oz leader?

We'll see how this pans out but he got Greens leader, Bob Brown right in one - I've heard him in interviews praising the idea of a one world government -- who does Brown really represent besides sodomy, perdition and the murdering, criminal CIA?

Palmer backs down
by jerry Wednesday, Mar 21 2012, 10:07am

Clive Palmer is attempting to laugh the whole thing off today -- he went so far as to re-instate Greens leader Bob Brown as a 'poop pushing' patriot rather than a treasonous poofter!

I guess the idea of choking on a ham sandwich didn't appeal to him!

The CIA also officially stated that the "allegations were false," I mean really, how could anyone accuse the CIA, of all organisations, of misconduct?

The Sordid Nugan Hand Bank, CIA and Heroin
by michael Wednesday, Mar 21 2012, 10:43am

This video covers the heroin trade during the 70's and mentions the Oz Nugan Hand CIA Bank, and John Kerr. Yes indeed, the criminal CIA has intervened in Oz on too many previous occasions!


Former CIA field agent talks about NWO
by relay Wednesday, Mar 21 2012, 11:18am



 
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