Sunday, June 10, 2012


Gen. Emilio F. Aguinaldo - Admiral George Dewey
1898 - During the Philippine Revolution against Spain, United States Consul-General in Singapore E. Spencer Pratt, congratulates Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo for his "recent military achievements" and claims that his arrangement for the latter's meeting with US Admiral Spencer Dewey is right; however, diplomatic and military officials of the Bald Eagle government--Pratt, US Consul in Hongkong Rounsenville Wildman, and Dewey, who weeks back forged an alliance with Aguinaldo in fighting Spain--have actually been conning Aguinaldo into stupidly believing that America is an ally that will honor Filipino independence; earlier on April 22, 1898, Pratt conferred with Aguinaldo to discuss strategy against Spain, promising Philippine independence under the U.S. protection as Dewey thereafter deceptively promised the same tune, categorically telling Aguinaldo that the America will recognize Philippine Independence supposedly because "America is exceedingly well off as regards territory, revenue, and resources and therefore needs no colonies;" the true imperialistically wicked color of America will later be shown in the Mock Battle of Manila when Americans will make it falsely appear that the U.S. troops and not the Filipino revolutionaries are the ones who overcome the colonial Spaniards and most clearly, in the Bald Eagle's deliberate instigation of the Philippine-American War (1899-1914) on February 4 1899 as part of the US President William McKinley's vile prearranged plan to trick the US Senate into approving the invasion of the fledgling Southeast Asian nation; the New York Times will later report about an intimate of Pratt being privy to conferences between Aguinaldo and the Consul-General in Singapore, with Pratt promptly engaging in telegraphic communication with Dewey and wherein the American side has "accepted" the Filipinos' help against Spain amidst the revolutionary general's "policy... of the independence of the Philippines" [with] American protection [being] desirable temporarily" similar to that extended in Cuba; the New York Times report that will come out two weeks after the outbreak of the Fil-Am War will point to the sinister intent of the American government to deceive the Filipinos:
"It was with the assistance of Aguinaldo as a guide that Dewey entered the bay, and subsequent events proved that Aguinaldo has kept all his promises but the interesting feature of this incident is that no official announcements or publications of the facts have emanated from the Government at Washington."

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