Monday, August 31, 2009


“For a long time it had seemed to me that our government was too complicated in its machinery and that we had outgrown our Constitution. It has been by constant wonder that our people were willing to go along without protest with such an inefficient machine.”
~ Edward Mandell House,

founder of the Council On Foreign Relations (CFR),
explaining in a July 10, 1922 letter why he wrote his book ‘Philip Dru: Administrator.’

[We have] “a defective government, defective in machinery and defective in its constitution and laws. ... Our Constitution and our laws served us well for the first hundred years of our existence, but under the conditions of to-day they are not only obsolete, but even grotesque.”
~ Edward Mandell House

House's viewpoint through the protagonist in his 1912 novel ‘Philip Dru: Administrator’ [pages 124 & 180]

[The United States are] “hold-outs, more concerned with the sovereignty of nations than with the ultimate sovereignty of peoples.”
~ Kingman Brewster (CFR member)

writing in the 1971, 50th Anniversary edition of ‘Foreign Affairs’ - the official publication of the Council On Foreign Relations

“An end run around national sovereignty, eroding it piece by piece, will accomplish much more than the old-fashioned frontal assault.”
~ Richard Gardner (CFR member)

writing in ‘Foreign Affairs’, 1974

Over and over again, it has been stated by various researchers that one of the principal goals of the Council On Foreign Relations, founded primarily by Edward Mandell House in New York on July 29, 1921, is the creation of a single global government. Think what this would mean for the U.S. Constitution and the liberties secured for you by the Bill Of Rights. Well, they simply wouldn’t exist any longer, would they? Unless, of course, this global government is to be formed on the basis of our American system. Can you see Russia and China and Iran and India and Pakistan and Cuba adopting our Constitution and Bill Of Rights? I didn’t think so.

Now, irrational people - those folks who worry about every little thing and tend to make mountains out of mole hills - they get concerned (unduly nervous, if you axe me) when confronted by the fact that since 1940, every single Secretary Of War/Secretary Of Defense (with the possible exception of Louis Arthur Johnson) has been a member of the Council On Foreign Relations. It looks like this:

Henry Stimson [1940-1945]
Robert Patterson
James Forrestal
Louis Johnson (non-member?)
George Marshall
Robert Lovett
Charles Wilson
Neal McElroy
Thomas Gates, Jr.
Robert McNamara
Clark Clifford
Melvin Laird
Elliott Richardson
James Schlesinger
Donald Rumsfeld
Harold Brown
Caspar Weinberger
Frank Carlucci
Dick Cheney
Lesley Aspin
William Perry
William Cohen
Donald Rumsfeld (again)
Robert Gates [2009]

And, OK, yes, it’s also true that every Secretary Of State since 1929, except for James Byrnes and our own Nurse Hellary Ratched, has been a member of Edward Mandell House’s Council On Foreign Relations:

Henry Stimson [1929-1933]
Cordell Hull
Edward Stettinius
James Byrnes (non-member)
George Marshall
Dean Acheson
John Foster Dulles
Christian Herter
Dean Rusk
William Rogers
Henry Kissinger
Cyrus Vance
Edmund Muskie
Alexander Haig
George Schultz
James Baker
Lawrence Eagleberger
Warren Christopher
Madeleine Albright
Colin Powell
Condoleeza Rice
Hillary Clinton (non-member) [2009]

Hokey-Smoke! What sort of gambling odds do you suppose you could have gotten in 1928 if you had placed a bet that regardless of whether the Democrat or Republican party controlled the White House, 20 of the next 22 Secretaries Of State would come from one private, non-governmental organization, and that beginning in 1940, 23 of the following 24 Secretaries of War/Defense would come from that same non-governmental organization?

Thank goodness our current Secretary Of State Hellary Clinton is not a member of the Council On Foreign Relations or else I would begin to think that there’s something fishy going on here. Hellary’s wife Bill was a CFR member, but the one who wears the pants in the Clinton household is not affiliated with the CFR. Whew! Doesn’t that make you breathe easier?

On page 7 of its August 17, 2009 issue, The New American magazine published this:

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is not a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, but she is very familiar with the influential private organization and its impact on U.S. foreign policy. She made this very clear, in fact, when she spoke at the CFR’s branch office in the nation’s capital on July 15.

Introduced for her speech by Council President Richard N. Haass, Clinton began by thanking him for his kind words and expressing delight at being able to be at the relatively new CFR outpost “down the street from the State Department.” She noted that she had often been inside the “mother ship in New York City,” meaning the CFR’s main headquarters at Park Avenue and 68th Street. But after issuing these innocuous pleasantries, she told her very friendly audience: “We get a lot of advice from the Council, so this will mean I won’t have as far to go to be told what we should be doing and how we should think about the future.”

Now, granted even though Nurse Hellary Ratched isn’t a CFR member, that does come off sounding as if the U.S. State Department is being dictated to by some private, non-governmental organization beyond the oversight of We The People. But this simply cannot be the case because I never voted in favor of an exclusive group forming foreign and domestic United States policy, and if you didn’t vote for that either, then it can’t be happening.

Comrades, don’t worry - be happy! There is no conspiracy here; you’re being paranoid. This doggtor’s prescription to relieve your mental anguish?... Take two episodes of ‘LOST AMERICAN STEROIDATORS ON NASCAR IDOL ISLAND’ and call me in the morning.

~ Doggtor Stephen T. McCarthy, S.A. with a Ph.D. in B.S., and an S.O.B. who’s S.O.L.


  1. Hey man, I'm tired of you conspiracy whacky jobs blasting your logorhea all over the place. Why ya gotta go and state those things called facts for? Why do that? I like living in my cave. I like living on my prescriptions for every illness under the sun. The government is here to help me. Stop telling me different, and stop doing it with easily available facts. It blows my world view all to pieces.

  2. Ha! Yeah, sorry 'bout dat, BR'ER. Facts can be a real pain in the patoot, can't they? They can interfere with what we've chosen to believe if we allow them to. Although some folks seem to have mastered the art of ignoring facts and believing on their merry way.

    Some folks have said that "ignorance is bliss” and maybe we ought to give it a try sometime. Perhaps it would be easier on my po' beleaguered mind to just “Turn up (to eleven), tune in (reality TV), and drink out.”

    ~ Doggtor Stephen

  3. `
    You know me, Brother - I have no choice.
    ~ Da Doggtor (is real "in").

  4. If Hilary was a member of the CFR, I'd have believed you.

    Since she's not, I'm calling the others coincidence!



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