CFR: Still the Power Behind the Throne

by William F. Jasper

For a century, the globalist Council on Foreign Relations has been the “power behind the throne” in U.S. politics. This tradition has continued under the Biden administration.

2021 is a big year for the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), an organization that often is heralded as the most influential think tank in America, if not the entire world. Prominent on the Council’s website ( is its centennial page, “Celebrating A Century,” a self-congratulatory promo of the organization’s accomplishments over the past hundred years. The promotional features an impressive cavalcade of pictorials, videos, and articles showcasing the Council’s worldly influence and power, as demonstrated by the hundreds of presidents, prime ministers, princes, potentates, politicians, kings, diplomats, and dictators — including mass-murderers — who have graced the organization’s meetings, and/or have written for its famed journal Foreign Affairs.

2021 is a big year for the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), an organization that often is heralded as the most influential think tank in America, if not the entire world. Prominent on the Council’s website ( is its centennial page, “Celebrating A Century,” a self-congratulatory promo of the organization’s accomplishments over the past hundred years. The promotional features an impressive cavalcade of pictorials, videos, and articles showcasing the Council’s worldly influence and power, as demonstrated by the hundreds of presidents, prime ministers, princes, potentates, politicians, kings, diplomats, and dictators — including mass-murderers — who have graced the organization’s meetings, and/or have written for its famed journal Foreign Affairs.

In April 1945, just days before the end of World War II, Secretary of State Edward Stettinius journeyed to Pratt House, the CFR’s headquarters in New York City. He had come, he said, to “bear witness, as every Secretary of State during the past quarter of a century, to the great services and influence of this organization in spreading knowledge and understanding of the issues of United States foreign policy.” Every secretary of state since then has continued the tradition. As you will see in the accompanying table showing CFR influence in the State Department (pages 26-27), Secretary Stettinius and almost every one of his successors — until the Trump administration — has been a member of the Council. And now, with the enthronement of Joe Biden, that CFR control of the State Department has resumed, with CFR member Antony Blinken taking over as secretary, and a bevy of Council members filling out the top posts at State and in the rest of the Biden Cabinet. 

Authors Walter Isaacson and Evan Thomasreferred to the Council’s leading lights as “The Wise Men,” a reverential term that has been generously applied to the CFR at large by the Council’s academic and media shills. Journalist and presidential speechwriter Joseph Kraft famously referred to the Council as a “School for Statesmen.” Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist-historian David Halberstam called it “the Establishment’s unofficial club.” Historian and presidential advisor Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. described the CFR as a “front organization” for “the heart of the American Establishment.” Like Secretary Stettinius, all of the individuals offering these respectful remarks were themselves prominent CFR members, though they were not identified as such when they made the comments.

However, a description by another Council member, author-journalist Richard Rovere, conveys a more ominous and telling image. “The directors of the Council on Foreign Relations,” he said, “make up a sort of Presidium for that part of the Establishment that guides our destiny as a nation.” Rovere’s choice of the word “Presidium” was apropos. He obviously was comparing it to the murderous, unelected, and unaccountable gang of criminals that ran the Soviet Union and still runs communist dictatorships such as China and North Korea. That such a body “guides our destiny as a nation” should be a truly chilling thought for every American. However, Rovere appears to have offered that evaluation as a compliment to his fellow CFR members, not as a condemnation, thus reinforcing the perception gained from decades of observing the CFR elite hobnobbing with the communist elite that the Pratt House princelings are far more comfortable with communist absolutism than with constitutionally limited government.

Those familiar with the true history of the Council on Foreign Relations know full well that its hundred-year history is a sordid record of treachery, treason, subversion, and betrayal. That is a serious charge, but it is not hyperbole, as we will show within the limits of this short survey. The history of the CFR is a chronicle of a century-long war against national sovereignty, and an unremitting effort to build an all-powerful world government, which CFR globalists have frequently referred to as their “New World Order.” 

Yet, despite being composed of the high and mighty of American society, and despite its central role in global events and its extensive connections to world movers and shakers, the Council was largely unknown to most Americans for much of its existence. That is as the Council’s leaders desired, since they preferred to be the power behind the scenes. Modesty was not the reason they operated in the shadows; they knew that openly revealing their agenda would invite a severe public backlash from the American people. In the past two decades, the CFR has come out more into the open, and its president, Richard N. Haass, and various CFR spokesmen and “experts” now appear regularly as Wise Men in the major media, dispensing their wisdom to the masses on sundry topics. Their increased public visibility has not brought any genuine transparency, but for those with eyes to see and brains to reason, the past four years and the past few months have removed all doubt about the existence of the Deep State and its tyrannical designs for our future.

The unprecedented fury of the non-stop attacks on President Trump, his family, his administration, and his supporters — not only by the “liberal” media and “progressive” Democrats, but also by neoconservatives, “moderate” Republicans, and a host of high-level government officials (some retired and some still serving) — has awakened millions of Americans to the fact that there is a hostile power operating not only within the highest levels of our government but within the top levels of institutional power throughout our society. If you are among the newly awakened, it is crucial that you understand that this hostile power — this “power elite,” as leftist professor C. Wright Mills and conservative columnist Edith Kermit Roosevelt referred to it — is not a recent phenomenon. The CFR Deep State, as noted above, has been building and concentrating its power for a century, patiently penetrating and corrupting all of our foundational institutions.

The Council on Foreign Relations’ founders were the architects of, and prop-agandists for, the failed League of Nations following World War I, as well as engineers of the successful effort that launched the United Nations after World War II, and the multitude of UN agencies and international organizations that have burgeoned forth since then. They have been the primary moving force behind virtually every destructive policy that has been undermining America on all fronts, while simultaneously aiding our enemies. Through both Democrat and Republican administrations, the CFR’s members and minions have provided the leadership for the devastating programs and policies that are now dangerously close to extinguishing freedom as we know it and terminating our constitutional republic. They are, for example, the main promoters of, and cheerleaders for, open borders, unsustainable spending and taxing, foreign aid, LGBTQ “diversity,” racial polarization and discord, election thievery, gun confiscation, feminization and politicization of our military, fanatical environmentalism, global-warming hysteria, COVID panic and medical dictatorship, Trump Derangement Syndrome, Fake News, Big Tech censorship, oppressive regulation, trade policies that are outsourcing our industry and technology, communistic cancel culture, federal usurpation of state and local authority, indoctrination of our children and youth in immorality and Marxist ideology — and much, much more.

Deep State Comes Out

The CFR elite are celebrating 2021 not only because it is their organization’s centennial year, but because they have succeeded fabulously in creating chaos by undermining our nation in all the areas listed above. And they have succeeded in ousting President Donald Trump and installing their favored candidate, Joe Biden, in the White House. Biden is not a CFR member, but he has loaded his administration with Pratt House “Wise Men” (see page 17) and has reversed course on nearly every front where President Trump had moved against the CFR globalists’ New World Order agenda. During a videotaped appearance on January 23, 2018 at the Council’s headquarters, Biden uttered a revealing comment. When CFR President Richard N. Haass introduced himself and remarked that he worked for the Council, Biden, who was sitting next to Haass, quipped, “And I work for Richard.” Just a harmless joke, right? But, as the well-known adage goes, “Many a truth is spoken in jest.” The same applies to the comment by Hillary Clinton, who, while secretary of state, admitted at the CFR’s new Washington, D.C., office that she had been many times to the organization’s “mothership” in New York, but that the new office was much more conveniently located. “We get a lot of advice from the Council,” she claimed, “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.” (Emphasis added.)

Two Giant American Propaganda Machines whose sole purpose is to guard, protect, lie for and defend at all costs the corrupt, elite ruling class

The biggest election fraud of all

How angry, entitled and shockingly dishonest 'journalists' are destroying America

With time rapidly running out for the Trump legal team to challenge the rampant election fraud that has characterized the most corrupt presidential contest of our lifetimes, it’s easy to lose sight of the other massive fraud that preceded, encouraged, enabled and excused the freakshow election Americans are being forced to endure.

And that’s the massive fraud that has been perpetrated by the American “news media,” which in reality is almost entirely a Pravda-type propaganda ministry for the Biden-Harris campaign.

That’s right. Pravda is a perfect descriptor for the American “news media.” Remember the famous joke in the dark days of the former Soviet Union? “There is no truth in Pravda and no news in Izvestia” – Pravda meaning “truth” and Izvestia meaning “news.”

The sole purpose of those two giant propaganda mills disguised as journalism organizations was to guard, protect, lie for and defend at all costs the corrupt, elite ruling class in charge of the 20th century’s most destructive totalitarian regime.

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Ironically, here in America – the nation that, under Ronald Reagan, defeated the Soviet Union – in 2020 virtually the entire “mainstream media” serves precisely the same purpose as Pravda and Izvestia once did: To protect, defend, and lie day in and day out to preserve this nation’s corrupt, elite ruling class. That includes the newly radicalized Democratic Party, the permanent government bureaucracy called the “deep state,” and even today’s often-violent neo-Marxist political and cultural juggernaut obsessed with tearing down and transforming what they all condemn as an unjust, immoral and racist country.

Thus, the hallmark of America’s establishment media has become an unwavering commitment to the increasingly radical progressive-left narrative – as diametrically opposed to truth – on every issue.

That means a refusal to report monumentally consequential news if doing so would undermine the left’s favored narrative. It means the total abandonment of basic fairness, evenhandedness and honesty in news coverage. And it means the demonization of everyone and everything that doesn’t support their progressive worldview – especially its all-out, four-year war on President Donald Trump.

Let’s quickly review a few of the main battlegrounds:

* Millions of Americans wonder aloud how it’s even possible that someone like Joe Biden – who not only is obviously disintegrating mentally, is wrong on virtually every issue, and lies continually, but also, as recent but largely suppressed evidence proves, is one of the most spectacularly corrupt politicians in modern American history – could become the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, let alone become leader of the free world.

* Likewise with regard to his vice-presidential candidate, Kamala Harris, who will soon become president if the Biden ticket ultimately wins, as Biden inevitably fades further and fails. In addition to being the most leftwing member of the U.S. Senate, as the nonpartisan determined in 2019, Harris has also proven to be one of the most thoroughly unlikable, abrasive, condescending, greedy, grasping, shallow and insincere candidates in a generation.

* Many Americans who don’t pay much attention to politics rely on the candidate debates held during the election season’s homestretch to help them with their voting decisions. So, how is it that the journalist-moderators always side with the Democrat while attempting to trip up and defame the Republican? When Kamala Harris insisted during the vice-presidential debate that both she and Joe Biden favor oil and gas fracking – even though multiple current videos show them both swearing up and down that they will completely abolish it – she somehow mysteriously got away with telling a giant lie, one of many, to millions of American voters. Throughout the campaign, Joe Biden was regularly served up tenderly prepared non-confrontational questions such as one might pose to a child, never challenged with a real question about either his dismal record or his astonishing corruption. Donald Trump, meanwhile, was repeatedly hammered with defamatory accusations disguised as questions (Will you finally, tonight, denounce “white supremacy?”) Indeed, the sitting president of the United States, who rescued the nation’s economy and destroyed ISIS, has since early 2016 been repeatedly compared by major U.S. news organizations to genocidal monster Adolf Hitler.

Capitol Report - An Alternative View of Vaccines

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Legislative Report for Dec. 11, 2020

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An Alternative View of Vaccines

“A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.”  ̶  Nelson Mandela

“Anyone who says that the fetal DNA contaminating our vaccines is harmless either does not know anything about immunity and Toll-like receptors or they are not telling the truth.”  ̶  Dr. Theresa Deishe, Ph.D.

In the midst of the coronavirus and the imminent release of new vaccines, I thought this information from a close personal friend might be helpful to families considering whether to be vaccinated. The information comes from Dr. Ronald Jones, a retired physician who faithfully served families for decades as a trusted pediatrician. Dr. Jones’ original document is several pages, and I have heavily edited it below. Much of his original commentary pertained to childhood vaccines and may be extremely important to some who read this. If so, you may email or call my office for the complete copy. If you would like to talk to Dr. Jones and have him talk to a group, please provide me with your contact information for his use. The website he includes below for vaccine ingredients does not yet include analyses of the coronavirus vaccines, but information may be available on the internet.

Dr. Theresa Deisher is head of the Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute, who has done extensive research on the development and application of vaccines. The institute’s work focuses on differentiating myth from science regarding vaccine safety. In a presentation made to legislators in 2019, she warned especially against the harm done by fetal tissue or aluminum in vaccines. More is available on the institute’s website, and I can furnish an amply footnoted letter from her to legislators describing her concerns. Contact my office if you would like an emailed copy.

What follows is a portion of the information Dr. Jones shared with me:

“There is a widespread belief that childhood immunizations are responsible for ending the scourge of deaths from childhood diseases in our nation, but this is largely false. A look at the timing of vaccine introduction shows that such childhood deaths had virtually disappeared before the vaccines were even introduced. The most likely causes of reduced deaths is likely improved sanitation, better diets, and other public health measures.

“The CDC claims that all childhood vaccines are ‘safe and effective,’ but the U.S. Supreme Court has called vaccines ‘unavoidably unsafe.’ Most don’t know that, in the 1980s, pharmaceutical companies were being sued so often by the parents of vaccine-injured children that they appealed to the federal government for help. Rather than calling for proof that the vaccines were not causing the problems, the government indemnified the companies from prosecution while establishing the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program to which parents could turn for recovery of damages. So far, over $5 billion has been paid to the parents of children proved to have been brain-damaged from vaccines. Contrast that to the CDC claim of ‘safe and effective.’

“The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System was established for parents to report to the government any adverse events after vaccination, but most parents know nothing of it. According to HHS (U.S. Health and Human Services), 99% of vaccine injuries and adverse events are not recorded. HHS broke the law by not submitting vaccine safety reports to Congress for over 30 years! (Children's Health Defense, Feb. 28, 2020)

“When a new drug is submitted for approval to the FDA, it has to go through a series of tests, including double-blind, placebo-controlled studies. It is tested in a group of people where neither the tester nor the patient (double-blind) knows if the drug or an inert substance (placebo) is being given. Not a single childhood vaccine was subjected to a double-blind, placebo-controlled safety study!

“It is important to note that drug safety studies are made on materials that are INGESTED, while the ingredients in vaccines are INJECTED, and the body treats these in a very different way. Ingested materials pass through the enterohepatic circulation, which allows our liver to remove toxins before they can become injurious to us, while injected substances by-pass this system completely. This makes knowing the ingredients of any vaccine especially important. Always ask for a copy of the package insert for any vaccine. You might be shocked to see what is included. Many include aborted fetal tissue, formaldehyde, mercury or aluminum. The World Health Organization had its two-day Global Vaccine Safety Summit in December 2019. They concluded that 1) vaccines can be fatal, 2) the design of safety studies makes it difficult to spot problems, 3) safety monitoring is inadequate, and 4) vaccine adjuvants (such as aluminum) increase risk.

“Dr. Christopher Exley has found large amounts of aluminum in the brains of children and adults with autism who died of various causes. Go to "dr exley aluminum" for details. Also look up "Stephanie Seneff and aluminum". She is a senior research scientist at MIT. We truly have an epidemic of autism in America today. The rate has ballooned by 27,000% from the first estimates to 1-in-36 today. It is predicted that by 2035 it will be 1-in-2! The autism rate shot up in 1987, the same year that all of the extra vaccines were added to the schedule.

“Many physicians have become alarmed over the rising numbers of infants who receive a vaccine and then begin to regress in their development, e.g. they stop talking, or they stop making eye contact. Parents are nearly always told that this is only a ‘coincidence,’ and not possibly caused by the vaccine. Studies are proving otherwise.

“Dr. Paul Thomas, a pediatrician in Oregon, has a large practice and was one of the doctors who became alarmed over these increasingly frequent developmental regressions in children. He began studying all children in his practice for decades for illnesses, trips to the ER, and rates of autism. He noted that fully-vaccinated ones had an autism rate of 1-in-39, the national rate at the time. But, he found that those who had received no vaccinations or those whose parents had chosen to follow his amended vaccination plan had NONE.

“Resources for reliable information include: Dr. Thomas' book, ‘The Vaccine-Friendly Plan;’ Children's Health Defense, run by JFK's nephew, attorney Robert F. Kennedy Jr.; and the National Vaccine Information Center. An excellent site online is The Truth About Vaccines, which will chronicle the comparison of the vaxxed vs unvaxxed kids. 

“For a list of vaccine ingredients, search online for Vaccine Excipient Summary. An excellent source to keep parents up to date can be found by searching for Stop Mandatory Vaccination, which will inform parents on the important differences in the permanent natural immunity from exposure to pathogens vs the temporary immunity from vaccines. Typically, from 75-95% of cases of measles, mumps, chicken pox, whooping cough and influenza have been in vaccinated individuals. ( Richard Moskowitz, M.D. in “The Jig is Up," Feb. 25, 2020)

“There is rightfully concern over any new COVID-19 vaccines, which the mainstream and the federal government would have you believe will be the answer to the COVID problem. Interestingly, hydroxychloroquine has been shown to be nearly 100% effective when used with azithromycin and zinc in combination. And it's safe, as shown by 60 years of use. The fact that those in positions of authority (especially those with vested interests in vaccines) have done all they can to discourage its use should be a huge red flag!

“No successful vaccine was ever produced for H1N1, SARS, MERS or AIDS. What about the flu vaccine? High Fudenberg, M.D. who has over 800 papers published in peer-reviewed journals reports that if an individual had five consecutive annual flu shots between the years 1970 and 1980 (the years studied) the chance of getting Alzheimer's disease was 10 time higher than having gotten two or fewer. Your best defense is a healthy immune system. Eat well, drink filtered water, get enough sleep, exercise, take zinc 50 mg per day, vitamin C 1,000 mg per day, vitamin D3 5,000 IU per day and vitamin K2 to help absorb the D3. Stay healthy.”

I found Dr. Jones’ information to be compelling. I encourage everyone to do their own research when considering how to proceed with any vaccine, including the new products developed to combat the coronavirus.

Thank you for reading this legislative report. You can contact my office at (573) 751-2108 if you have any questions. Thank you and we welcome your prayers for the proper application of state government.


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