In an address at the United Nations, Venezuelan president
Hugo Chavez delivered a sober, scathing and articulate denunciation
of the Bush administration and its foreign policy, and a dead-on accurate
depiction of George W. Bush�s psychopathology.
The Bush administration and its affiliated disinformation
apparatuses have attempted to counter-attack by deliberately highlighting
portions of ��savage� anti-Bush language� (to make Chavez appear to be a wild
man), while deliberately omitting the majority of the Chavez address, which
consisted of a regional overview of the world geopolitical conflict and crisis
being engineered by the Bush administration and its allies, and a call for
opposition and justice.
The voice of the
rest of the world
The full transcript of the Chavez address should be read in
its entirety, from beginning to end, for its substance as well as its
galvanizing tone. Skip the predictable US media attacks, the right-wing pundits
and the brayings of Condoleezza Rice and John Bolton.
Chavez address to United Nations-Full Transcript
The timeliness and accuracy of Chavez�s worldview, not
simply his strong language, has earned him ovations from common people as well
as top diplomats and heads of state, from both �aligned� and �non-aligned�
circles. What Chavez expressed was the voice of most of the world outside of
the United States (a largely dead nation that has surrendered, through both acquiescence and
direct complicity, to its tyrants).
In the speech, Chavez:
the Bush administration�s �democratic model� and �war on terrorism� as the
Orwellian propaganda deception of a world dictatorship.
warned Americans that �the threat is right in their own house, right at
warned that non-aligned nations represent the peaceful opposition to US
foreign policy all over the world, including a wide swath of the US
the Bush administration�s recipe of hegemony and pillage through war.
US-led war and destabilization in Lebanon, Palestine, Iran, and Latin
ongoing Bush administration covert operations, coup and assassination
attempts in Venezuela.
the US-led assassination of Orlando Letelier, and the harboring of
terrorist Luis Posada by the US.
a four-point proposal to re-establish the United Nations as an objective
(not Anglo-American-Israeli controlled/corrupted) body with the power and
authority to resolve world conflicts, and stand up to the United States.
called for the �dawn of a new era� based on resistance to tyranny and
Chavez� language regarding Bush could be considered
charitable, in light of the fact that the sub-human Bush and his criminal
administration have repeatedly attempted to topple
his adminstration and assassinate him, and replace him with a puppet willing
to allow the US to seize control of the largest oil supply in the hemisphere.
With a Venezuelan election coming in a few months, there is
no doubt that Bush�s CIA will certainly try again. Covert operations have
intensified over the past year, and a new intelligence mission, headed by the
despicable John Negroponte, has recently been established, an ominous sign of
chaos to come. (Chavez has called Bush an �asshole." This is an even more
accurate word to describe him and his entire administration.)
Chavez began his speech by evoking Noam Chomsky, describing
him as �one of the most prestigious American and world intellectuals," and
urging people to read Chomsky�s book, Hegemony or Survival: The Imperialist
Strategy of the United States.
It is surprising that a political street fighter with the
savvy and intellect of Chavez found the need to promote the work of Chomsky,
whose weak, grossly deceptive and empty �structuralist� hand-wringings have
been designed to deny systemic realities and real �root causes," protect
corruption and criminality, and purposely lead gullible Left/liberal
icon-worshippers into terminal intellectual dead ends.
This has caused telling ripple effects across the American
political spectrum. Progressives have tap-danced, privately giddy over the Chomsky
endorsement, while denying (publicly) any solidarity with Chavez�s
�unacceptable language." Neoliberals (Democrats) have fallen over
themselves to distance themselves from any of Chavez�s statements (giving the
Bush administration�s Chavez-hating/baiting forces new life), scrambling to
appease the massive and ignorant �America right or wrong� majority, shaking in
fear over November election backlash from �Joe and Jane Sixpack."
The political Right, meanwhile, has had a field day
attacking and demonizing Chavez, while wielding Chavez�s Chomsky endorsement
like a weapon. Chomsky provides the Bush regime with another round with one of
its easiest and most welcome punching bags. Chomsky himself is responsible for
Chomsky, to this day, denies the importance and relevance of
virtually every major political crime committed by the United States
government, from the assassinations of the 1960s, the massive
Iran-Contra/CIA/drugs operations (which continue to this day, in many forms),
to 9/11 and the �war on terrorism."
Chomsky, to this day, provides intellectual political cover
for the worst political criminals and mass murderers in world history. To this
day, Chomsky and many of his �progressive� colleagues and followers have
institutionalized intense �analysis� of the many symptoms of imperialism (class
warfare, racism, corporatism and greed, war profiteering, human rights
tragedies, suffering, political hypocrisy, unfairness, bad behavior, etc.),
while stridently avoiding the diagnosis of the disease, and its source.
Chomsky, to this day, fully supports the concept of the �war
on terrorism," and Bush administration�s official propaganda and
persistent lies about 9/11, ignoring (and attacking) years of evidence proving
that the Bush administration and its proxies not only had complete
foreknowledge of the attacks, but planned, facilitated and executed the
attacks. Chomsky�s book, 9-11, is an abomination. Again, see "Where Noam Will Not
Chomsky is, in many ways, is one of the American empire�s
best friends. Chomsky and the intellectual Left function like the best
Noam Will Not Roam"
"The Defactualization of Analysis" (Nafeez
The fact is, the American empire (Washington, Wall Street,
etc.) is built upon criminality. It is criminality, and always has been.
This elephant in the living room is thoroughly deconstructed and examined by
the likes of Michael Ruppert (the book Crossing the Rubicon, and From The Wilderness ), Michel
Chossudovsky (the book America�s �War on Terrorism� and Center for Research on Globalization)
and Catherine Austin Fitts, three of
today�s true intellectual heavyweights, but it is completely denied by Chomsky
and his colleagues.
Chomsky, a leading Left gatekeeper and Left consent
manufacturer extraordinaire, is as responsible as anyone for the gentle gutting
of what remained of American political Left since the 1970s (after COINTELPRO
and other government operations had already cut out the heart of it). It has
today been reduced to an empty husk, a bag of high-toned rhetorical flatulence
and zero-sum activism, an impotent cottage industry, now incapable of (and
uninterested in) the kind of genuine resistance needed to fight tyranny, the way
Chavez and other anti-imperialists see the real struggle, not to mention the
genuine struggle taking place on the streets.
the end, in his actions as well as his bold words, Chavez has written his own
book on fighting the American neo-imperialism. It is far more powerful and
effective than any of Chomsky�s, which Chavez would be wise to discard.