Ron Paul Goes Into Full Blown Conspiracy Theory Mode Over MH17 Crash

Ron Paul Goes Into Full Blown Conspiracy Theory Mode Over MH17 Crash

Former Congressman, Presidential candidate and Libertarian role model, Ron Paul (R. TX), recently channeled Inforwars' Alex Jones over this:

In an Aug. 7 post on his news site, Voices of Liberty, Paul said he believes the U.S., with all its intelligence-gathering capabilities, should have a clear idea of what happened on July 17 when MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. But much of that information, he says, has likely been withheld from the public.

"The U.S. government has grown strangely quite on the accusation that it was Russia or her allies that brought down the Malaysian airliner with a buck anti-aircraft missile [sic]," the former GOP presidential candidate wrote. "The little that we have heard from U.S. intelligence is that it has no evidence that Russia was involved. Yet the war propaganda were successful in convincing the American public that it was all Russia’s fault."

"It’s hard to believe that the U.S., with all of its spy satellites available for monitoring everything in Ukraine that precise proof of who did what and when is not available," he added.

The Obama administration has said that pro-Russian separatists who have been trained and equipped by Moscow likely shot down MH17. "We do think President Putin and the Russian government bears responsibility for the support they provided to the separatists, the arms they have provided to the separatists, the training that they provided as well and the general unstable environment in eastern Ukraine," White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told CNN last month.

Russia, however, has denied involvement in the attack and has blamed the Ukrainian government for downing the plane.

Just a few days after the tragedy, Paul accused the Obama Administration and Western press for "join[ing] together to gain the maximum propaganda value from the disaster" and that the U.S. was partly to blame for the crash. If you want a recount of the MH17 flight crash story, you can read the AP story here.


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