A Fifth Column Indeed
by Servando Gonzalez
In “Seven Steps to Hell,” by Paul R. Hollrah in his byline “The Fifth Column” (March 3, 2007: http://www.newmediajournal.us/guest/p_hollrah/03032007.htm), he mentions an interview appeared in the August 3, 1995 edition of the Wall Street Journal with former North Vietnamese Colonel Bui Tin. In it, according to Hollrah, Col. Tin described “the step-by-step defeat of US forces, not on the battlefield, but in the White House, in the Halls of Congress, in the streets of America, and on our college and university campuses.” And Hollrah ends the paragraph with the rhetorical question “Sounds familiar?”
But, contrary to what Hollrath claims, the fifth column in this country was not in the White House, in the Halls of Congress, in the streets of America, and on our college and university campuses. No, the true fifth column is in Wall Street, the board rooms of the transnational corporations, and in its main front organization, the Council on Foreign Relations.
The War in Vietnam was lost even before it started, when the ones who planned the war in the secret meeting at the Council on Foreign Relations, decided that profitable wars were not to be won. In their usual hypocrisy, they called it the “containment doctrine.”
It was in these secret meetings, and not from the White House, the Halls of Congress, the streets of America, or our college and university campuses, that the Wall Street bankers and oil magnates agreed to sign contracts with the Soviet Union and communist China. They knew for sure that the war materiel and supplies they were selling thses countries will end up in Vietnam and will be used to kill American soldiers.
Once the war began, the CFR fifth column of secret agents infiltrated in the White House and the Congress dictated the rules of engagement that tied behind their backs the arms of the military. This guaranteed a military defeat.
In the home front, the Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller foundations –- the hidden hands of the CFR –- provided abundant funds to pay the left for their activities in gaining controll of the streets of America, and of our college and university campuses. The CFR conspirators have become masters in creating their own controlled pseudo opposition.
If this sounds familiar, it is because the technique is not new. It was successfully used during the Korean War (Macarthur tried to win the war and CFR member Harry Truman fired him), and it is now applied in Iraq. Like in Korea and Vietnam, it will guarantee a long war which will end in a defeat.
But don’t worry about. The CFR conspirators have already planned for more wars and more defeats.
Paul R. Hollrah title for his byline, “The Fifth Column” is very appropriate. Wittingly or unwittingly, he is part of a widespread fifth disinformational column whose goal is to convince the American public that just by getting rid of the traitors of the Republican Party in Washington, and substituting them with traitors from the Democratic Party, things are going to change. But, as the past election is clearly shown, this will not work. Changing the puppets, while leaving the puppetmasters untouched, is not only a waste of time but also an exercise in frustration.