Paris is the scene for the subversive battle between sovereignty and imperialism. Everybody’s lips are sealed. Omertà is the capitalist way, the blood oath of corporations and especially the media. The illegal secrecy that fuels elite conspiracy, the world over
—the CIA omertà, the mafioso code of silence and honor, and the Cold War code, admit nothing, deny everything.
If Oliver Cromwell is the ghost of the Israel Lobby and the Neoconservative movement, not to mention the Bolsheviks, how do we séance him? I’ve got questions. And I know he’s dying to visit us. Cromwell is shrouded in so much mystery that what appears in British history is an apparition of pure gossip.
We are often misled by things that people who represent themselves as historians, economists, or intellectuals say. In fact, the origins of iconoclasm are also the origins of Western-minded intellectual dishonesty.