By Lawrence Sellin
At the end of World War Two, German Army generals denied any knowledge of the Holocaust and the massive atrocities committed on the Eastern front.
They were lying.
Between 1942 and 1945, British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) recorded no fewer than 64,427 private conversations between captured German generals and other senior officers while held in the comfortable accommodations of Trent Park house in the north London suburb of Cockfosters.
As it turned out, the conversations were only of limited usefulness toward the conduct of the war, but they did supply a wealth of information on the nature of the Nazi regime and the actions and opinions of the highest ranking officers in the German military.
Sönke Neitzel, a professor at the University of Mainz, has edited a volume of key extracts from the tape-recorded discussions, "Tapping Hitler's Generals: Transcripts of Secret Conversations 1942-45."
Over the three years during which the recordings were made, the mass murder of Jews, the shooting of hostages, the burning down churches filled with victims and a range of other war crimes against Russian and Ukrainian civilians are acknowledged and described.
There is no longer any doubt about the complicity of the German general staff in some of the most horrendous atrocities of the 20th century.
Why did they do it?
Contrary to the conventional wisdom, many German officers favored the rise of Adolf Hitler because he promised to increase the size of the military and, thereby, increase their own power and prestige. Not surprisingly, the subsequent reluctance of German generals to challenge Hitler's atrocities stemmed largely, not from fear, but from the risk of losing that power and prestige.
Similar in intent, if not degree, American politicians and their enablers in the mainstream media are presently complicit in a cover-up of the greatest fraud in the history of the United States because the truth would expose the endemic corruption in the U.S. Government, rock the political system to its core and place in jeopardy their power and prestige.
Barack Hussein Obama is a Constitutionally illegal President, who, on April 27, 2011 on national television, presented a forged birth certificate to the country as his own, who likely never registered with the Selective Service System, a crime which would prevent him from ever holding federal office, and uses a Social Security Number not issued to him.
On May 17, 2012, Breitbart reported that a promotional booklet, produced in 1991 by Barack Obama's then-literary agency, Acton & Dystel, touts Obama as "born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii."
As late as April 2007, two months after he announced his Presidential campaign, Obama was still being described by Acton & Dystel as being "born in Kenya."
If Obama was not born in the United States, he would not qualify to obtain U.S. citizenship from his U.S. citizen mother. A child born in wedlock and abroad to one U.S. citizen parent and one alien parent acquires U.S. citizenship at birth under Section 301(g) INA, provided the citizen parent was physically present in the U.S. for the time period required by the law applicable at the time of the child's birth. For births between December 24, 1952 and November13, 1986, a period of ten years, five after the age of fourteen, are required for physical presence in the U.S. to transmit U.S. citizenship to the child.
Barack Obama's mother was only eighteen years old at the time of his birth. If he was born in Kenya, then according to Section 301(g) INA and the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, he was not a U.S. citizen at birth.
If true, even if he later became a "naturalized" U.S. citizen, Obama, like Arnold Schwarzenegger, would never, by law, be eligible for the U.S. Presidency.
Despite the enormous political and historical implications of such a scenario, American politicians and the mainstream media refuse to investigate or even discuss any questions being raised about Obama's background.
Their silence is both significant and revealing.
Why do they do it?
Because of their complicity, American politicians ignore any evidence of fraud by Obama or his facilitators in order to protect their privileged status and wealth now and to provide plausible deniability if, in the future, they become vulnerable to criminal prosecution.
Like the German generals, American politicians reject moral accountability and value their power and prestige more than their duty to their country.
Lawrence Sellin, Ph.D. is a retired colonel with 29 years of service in the US Army Reserve and a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq. Colonel Sellin is the author of "Afghanistan and the Culture of Military Leadership". He receives email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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