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      As the Yule log burns down, and the trivialities of the season melt into air, the nation might ask itself how the authorities who run things went to war against the citizens of this land. I will tell you, and, it will probably make you angry: It started when the women of the professional and managerial class watched their avatar, Hillary Clinton, lose the 2016 election against a man who seemed the quintessence of everything they hated about Daddydom.

     Donald Trump, flawed to perfection, wrecked the chance of the amalgamated successful women of America to run the national household. Out came the pussy-hats, the shrieking Wiccans, and the celebrities threatening to “blow up the White House.” Out came a savage animus against men generally, and a campaign to feminize them in retaliation — and then punish them for objecting to it. Up rose a social movement, Wokery, that had the earmarks of a histrionic religious mania, with Satanic overtones. Up rose the demons, the Antifa louts, the BLM arsonists, the drag queens.

     Thus unrolled a national psychodrama that continues to spool out as every system, every business, every institution in our country now wobbles and flies apart. In 2016, the men embedded in the professional and managerial class tried to chivalrously protect their women’s avatar and her steadfast followers and, failing ignobly that grim November day, then turned to actually attack their adversary, Donald Trump, with the explicit intent to destroy him by all means necessary. In the years-long process, they devolved into criminality, and in so doing they entered a vicious cycle of lying about everything they did to escape the consequences of their ostensible exercise in gallantry.

     In effect, the people running things went from a war against a particular person to a war against reality and its twin sister, truth. Now they are deeply invested in unreality and untruth to the point where they have forgotten how this whole fiasco started and all they can do is desperately patch the dike they had to construct against the informational deluge of truth and reality coming at them like a tsunami rolling across the sea. The harder they work at this futile task of defense, the more absurd they make themselves, leading to ridicule, humiliation, and finally condemnation in whatever remains of the legal arena, where their deeds will finally be judged.

      The first stage of that outcome for them is to pretend that none of it is happening. That’s why The New York Times and Washington Post ignore the news that the gallant knights of the FBI and several other tentacles of the Intel octopus mounted a ferocious, long-running psy-op through the new phenomenon of social media — which happened to rise in importance through this whole period of national discord. In effect, the intel agencies seized the transmitters (as Fidel Castro might put it) and used them very effectively to control their hallowed narratives.

     The second stage is deploying a ruse to distract the public’s attention: That’s why CNN allowed Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the most accomplished liar in all of American politics, to set the stage on Sunday for this week’s criminal referrals against Mr. Trump to be issued out of the House Special J-6 Committee he sits on. That will give America something else to talk about than how they’ve been gaslit and deceived for years. If The Party of Chaos can only bring The Insurrection back into the spotlight, they will feel safe for a little while during the Christmas holiday — because shortly after the new year, there will be a different crew running the J-6 committee and, for the first time in a couple of years, they will be looking into neglected and tacitly suppressed matters such as the FBI’s actual role in that event, and Nancy Pelosi’s failure to honor the then-president’s request for national guard troops to protect the Capitol building.

      Between then and now, we must expect to see the release of Elon Musk’s Twitter files regarding the interactions between federal public health officials and the social network during the years of Covid-19. You understand that these officials, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, CDC chief Dr. Rochelle Walensky, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, and many others, lied about absolutely everything concerning the pandemic and continue lying to this moment about the putative remedy for it: mRNA vaccines, which happen to be killing a lot of people these days. These disclosures will be very serious business. Soon will come congressional inquiries, subpoenas, compelled testimony, and perhaps even criminal referrals.

     Of course, the professional and managerial class also happens to be the most stalwart group of vaccine champions in the land and thus the most psychologically invested in thinking they did the right thing taking all those shots — while forcing as many others to submit, whether they consented or not. The psychology of previous investment is a prime generator of self-delusion. It looks like that class of people will be proven incorrect the hard way. It turns out, after all, that the mRNA “vaccines” were very effective — but only at being deadly. The excess mortality has already kicked in. It’s 18 percent above normal, for instance, in Australia right now, because they’re keeping track. Our officials don’t want to keep track. They don’t want to know, and they certainly don’t want you to know. This is what you get when you make war against truth and reality.


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1,038 Responses to “A Christmas Parable”

  1. Ishabaka December 19, 2022 at 9:49 am #

    “It started when the women of the professional and managerial class watched their avatar, Hillary Clinton, lose the 2020 election against a man who seemed the quintessence of everything they hated about Daddydom.” – I’ll make one change: “It started when the White women of the professional….”. You don’t see Asian, Black, or Hispanic women grooming their sons to be homosexual by taking them to drag queen events.

    • Walter B December 19, 2022 at 9:57 am #

      That is why they will be the new American public, after the fools walk willingly into the showers.

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 10:17 am #

      I’ve seen just as many men taking the kiddies to these events. In fact, the goons who consider themselves the protectors of the Drag Queen Story Hours in bars (!!!) are mostly men (Antifa/Trans activists).

      I guess James has not spent any time watching any of the videos of women being assaulted for protesting these. It’s so much easier to just blame women for everything, even though there are 3/4 of us in this country not on board or in agreement with the pussyhatters in any way, shape or form.

      • Walter B December 19, 2022 at 10:21 am #

        Too many men are just life support systems for a penis and too many women are easily bullied into a demented agenda. We are designed to work with each other and balance each other out. Unless we can get to this point, which I don’t think we ever will, we shall be herded around by Mr. Global like the chattel that we have become.

        I take solace in the select few such as you Mary, thank you.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 10:43 am #

          Thank you, Walter. I agree 100%. Women and men need to work together, and the agendas out there now are designed to divide us.

          There is some weird idea that all women are on board with this awful third wave ‘feminism’ that the Hilary Clinton supporters ascribe to. It is anti-feminism, IMHO.

          Women (and men) like me who are standing up against it, are not. It’s unfortunate that only the pussyhatters are now seen to represent all women, which is ridiculous. Even the pussyhatters have no real power. They are just loud and opportunistic. Their allegiance to the LBGTQWERTYUIOP flag is dictated to them by their employers and controllers (in the case of the celebs). We see what happens to people who refuse to toe the line (JK Rowling).

          In any case, they are being used just as much as anyone else (BLM, Antifa, social crusaders of all stripes, etc) in order to further the bigger agenda. This should be obvious by now.

          • Walter B December 19, 2022 at 11:13 am #

            Personally, I refer to that movement as the QRSTLMNOP bunch. The one thing we all have to keep in mind is that those Satanic bastards that own and control all forms of media can easily turn a mole hill into a mountain by blowing everything way out of proportion to manipulate the public into thinking that we are the only ones, everyone else is on their side. In actuality I am not so sure that the dementia is as widespread as they would have us believe.

            Even Satan himself is not omnipotent though through his technology he seeks such ability. In the end, it will fail. The question is only how bad it will get before God steps in and puts it right. Until then be well, Merry Christmas and Happy Birthday Jesus!

          • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 11:34 am #

            There are good people and bad people. Some good people are men; some are women. Look at the Covid scam. There have been fantastic men stepping up to the plate like Robert Malone, Dr Zelenko, et al. and some wonderful women like Simone Gold and Naomi Wolff. I wish we’d leave it at that and get over this silly name calling.

          • elysianfield December 19, 2022 at 12:13 pm #

            “Even Satan himself is not omnipotent though through his technology he seeks such ability. In the end, it will fail. The question is only how bad it will get before God steps in and puts it right”

            Walter,
            Reminds me of the documentary “Waiting for Superman”….

          • Kay December 19, 2022 at 1:22 pm #

            Mary, I am with you. I refused to be a part of the pink cap groupies. I lost female friends when I said that group didn’t represent me. Frankly, I found them embarrassing and low-information voters. Christians seem to be the same way. There are more issues than two. If we all get blown up, it doesn’t matter if we have a female president. Women’s reproductive organs will take a back burner if we all go into a depression. I think both men and women can rally around the big stuff that affects us ALL and the future of our kids/grandkids. Why aren’t we??

            I have told my male friends that most American women are hopelessly lost. They are marinated in feminism. I can even see it in the church. Many American women are going down the toilet in a short span of time at a super speed that is shocking! They will not self-evaluate or self-correct either. Tim Poole has stated that most of these ladies will vote for Communism so that the state will take care of them. They have disregarded husbands and children, so the State will be their guardians.

          • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 2:19 pm #

            I refused to do the pink hat thing also. I think I was the only person in my circles who refused to participate that day.

            The whole thing made me sick. No way I was going to march around protesting Trump’s first day (just like Jan. 6th, but nation-wide, because the Establishment pushed it), pink hat or no pink hat.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 4:08 pm #

            Hereward, I agree.

            It’s ridiculous to pit men against women and vise-versa; yet that’s what they have done. They’ve also pitted the races against each other, the religions, the classes, etc. On and on it goes.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 4:09 pm #

            But Kay, feminism means something different to almost everyone. And this causes trouble.

            People who are virulently misogynistic now call themselves feminists.

          • Mike G December 19, 2022 at 9:49 pm #

            Protest as you will, a greater majority of woman have a greater acceptance of government than men. Apparently they also like doddering old fools like Biden and war mongering empty suits like Blinken. They also find it acceptable to throw men into the meat grinder of war to prove how they are humanitarians.

        • Rowdypiglet December 19, 2022 at 11:04 am #

          Having closely followed the process JHK has diligently outlined above, both online and as it manifested out in the real world, I have to agree that it has been driven largely by women. Most men who have succumbed seem to have done so for reasons of self preservation or in a passive aggressive attempt to get back at women for emasculating them.

          How else to view the grotesque parodies of women that drag queens present? The rage at women, the gleeful mockery of all that is womanly, is impossible to view in any other way. The message, as in the “beauty contest” in which normal, pretty young girls stand around pretending to smile as a hideous fake woman is “crowned” is: YOU ASKED FOR THIS. LET’S SEE HOW YOU LIKE IT.

          I don’t enjoy saying this, but every single person I’ve known in real life who pushes the child mutilation/grooming thing has been a woman. Every man I’ve known has been vigorously opposed, though quite a few are afraid of the consequences of saying so – particularly at work, where HR departments are full of Dolores Umbridges, ever on the lookout for dissenters or any kind of offence that offers an opportunity for punishment.

          If we’re going to put an end to this, I think we have to own our part in it and stop pretending that men have caused it. Some men have been complicit, but the situation JHK describes is the work of women. Men have their own quite different ways of ruining the world, and while we’re distracted by the ongoing attempts, everywhere we look, to destroy the lives of children, we’ve increased the profits of those who make weapons of war and who, seemingly, are willing to destroy the world in the process.

          Anyway – it’s been my observation that men and women have different areas of competency and that, when we ignore that fact – as we seem determined now to ignore so much of reality – things that used to work well don’t work anymore.

          • spaingaroo December 19, 2022 at 11:17 am #

            I can’t think who said it, but we are in a process of changing what works for what sounds good.

          • Q. Shtik December 19, 2022 at 12:19 pm #

            particularly at work, where HR departments are full of… – Rowdy

            ===========

            To the guy a week ago (a doctor of physics or something I think) who was annoyed by the use of PM as an abbreviation for precious metals, please note that HR stands for Human Resources.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:07 pm #

            Well said. Of course Mary can point to the Globalists who weaponized all such grudges and paved the way for trannyism to become a huge thing in a very short time.

            She’s right: Most of them are men. But at the ordinary level of life, you’re right. Men have more resistance to this kind of crap.

          • stelmosfire December 19, 2022 at 2:54 pm #

            Q, in 1927( when you were in 6th grade) Babe Ruth hit 60 HR’s.

          • MontanaMan December 19, 2022 at 7:53 pm #

            Outstanding truthful comment. I could not agree more with you my friend.

          • 100th Avatar December 21, 2022 at 6:07 pm #

            Why is drag phenomenon even “a thing” right now, at this moment?

            The controllers need the simpleton beasts to rage and change focus and vent their anger (away from them). It never, ever fails.

            What and who could this possibly be distracting people from?

            Perhaps the truth and motivations behind
            WWIII?
            A Plannedemic?
            The “vaccines”
            The tyrannical government?

          • Islander December 21, 2022 at 7:14 pm #

            Drag has always been a thing. Cf. my post about the hilarious scene in White Christmas.

            Certainly drag acts were a longstanding tradition in British music halls. Why? Because they can be extremely funny!!

            Shakespeare also used the fact that all of his characters were played by men to insert a lot of subtle byplay about men/women. E.g., in As You Like It. Where a man plays a woman who dresses as a man to hide her identity.

            But now it is a different “thing.” It is not funny. It is twisted and ugly.

        • Greg December 19, 2022 at 11:52 am #

          Hello, Walter

          “Mr. Global” is a term I’ve heard when listening to Catherine Austin Fitts. Are you a fan of hers too?

          • Walter B December 20, 2022 at 9:42 am #

            Absolutely! She is a great person and would be my choice for a first female president of the US along with Tulsi Gabbard. Unfortunately, Karine Jean-Pierre is more likely to be instituted into that role.

        • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:04 pm #

          Yes, among the liberal set at least, women dominate in the marriage. No sex for rebellious men. And if a man really goes off message, divorce and ruin since family courts are anti-male.

          In many such couples, you can see it: The woman looks more masculine than the male.

          • Kay December 19, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

            Jarek, look at the testosterone levels of men. They are finding 30’s year old males with a testosterone level of an 85 male. Men have been a target for a long time. It isn’t that they won’t fight; it is that they can’t. They have been feminized physically, mentally, and spiritually. Churches quietly preach that feminism is holiness. Most Pastors look like they consume too much soy. We are in WWIII on many levels. The current war will never look like the last war. I have no idea how to turn this around. It is frustrating and depressing to watch it all happen in real-time. I keep praying that God has the earth open up to swallow the evil reprobates. I don’t see human justice coming.

          • Islander December 22, 2022 at 12:36 am #

            ” No sex for rebellious men. ”

            That is as old as Sparta.

        • Cactus Girl December 19, 2022 at 1:53 pm #

          “Too many men are just life support systems for a penis”

          this made my coffee come out my nose.

          • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 2:22 pm #

            Really? I’m a little offended. I’m more than that. I think. But on second thought, maybe not.

          • kendar667 December 19, 2022 at 9:05 pm #

            Funny, the original joke was “a woman is a life support system for a vagina”. You knew that right? This was simply a feminist version of the joke, ironic in this discussion.

          • Islander December 21, 2022 at 7:03 pm #

            Both jokes hit the evolutionary nail on the head.

      • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 10:36 am #

        Mary, I think you can forget about a Christmas card from Jarek this year! Joking aside, you are correct. There is only one thing worse than pathetic blue haired feminists: the pathetic beta men who support them.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 10:47 am #

          Those are not really feminists. Their job is to capitulate to corporate rule, including big pharma’s grip on children, through vaxxing, hormones, surgery, etc.

          • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 11:35 am #

            Yes, I agree. Feminism reflects the generational shift. Modern “feminists” have little to do with the pioneers who fought real injustices.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:14 pm #

            Early in the 20th century advertisers (those shameless jackals) discovered that women like ads that made men look like fools. So what did they do but run with it?

            The war between the sexes is ancient. They stirred the glowing ashes into a raging fire.

            Feminine resentment is ambient, always there. It serves a purpose in Patriarchy: If a man starts throwing his weight around, other women will come to his victim’s defense. And one of them will probably have the ear of another woman who has the ear of a powerful man who might intervene on her behalf.

            But in the reign of “Equality”, what purpose does it serve? None, but to make a mockery of all such egalitarian fantasies. Men were designed to rule and women to be ruled.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 4:05 pm #

            Hereward, actually, there are many groups who call themselves feminists who are not. Much like the word “liberal” and “progressive,” it’s been hijacked and destroyed so that it means close to nothing.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 1:34 pm #

          Hear! Hear!

        • BackRowHeckler December 19, 2022 at 7:12 pm #

          Yeah I recently watched a video showing AOCs husband — a pale, overweight ginger — inveighing against ‘Unconscious Racism, racism you’re not even aware of. There is no cure for ‘Unconscious Racism’ apparently, except for deep self examination and plenty of grovelling & self criticism, preferably in struggle sessions with trained party facilitators.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:47 pm #

            Tucker called the new Megan and Harry series (about themselves) on Netflix, Ginge and Cringe.

          • spaingaroo December 20, 2022 at 4:56 pm #

            jaja, hadn’t heard that one yet. Thanks Jarek

        • MontanaMan December 19, 2022 at 7:55 pm #

          “ There is only one thing worse than pathetic blue haired feminists: the pathetic beta men who support them.”

          HEAR HEAR!!

      • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 10:39 am #

        The people in the events ARE men, for crying out loud! Yet women are to blame?

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 10:45 am #

          I know, it’s stunning.

          If you haven’t seen the footage from the women’s speaker’s corner in NYC in November, I highly advise it.

          A huge mob of mostly angry men, violently spitting on, screaming at, threatening women. But it’s OK because they identify as ‘nonbinary’ or some other bullshit.

          Police had to protect the women and there were not enough police (in NYC!!) so they had to shut down the event. An event consisting of a handful of women speaking out against mutilating children.

          It sure would be nice to see more men out there supporting that.

          • Rowdypiglet December 19, 2022 at 11:30 am #

            “A huge mob of mostly angry men, violently spitting on, screaming at, threatening women. But it’s OK because they identify as ‘nonbinary’ or some other bullshit.”

            Mary, I made the observation above that these men (drag queens, non-binary, etc.) hate and despise women. But I don’t believe you’ve taken note of the ongoing attacks on everything masculine that’s the probable reason why these “men” are so angry and vengeful. By identifying as one of the protected victim classes, they can safely attack the women who insist they have no right to be what has been traditionally understood as men.

            I’ve long since lost any sense of what anyone means when they say “feminist”. In the remote past, when the idea first appeared, I understood it to mean that women who were doing the same jobs as men, and doing them with equal competence, would be paid accordingly. That fanny pinching and worse, at work, would become a thing of the past. That attitudes would be more respectful all around.

            But it wasn’t long before a nasty tone crept in. The first instance I remember is “a woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.” I took offence at that on behalf of the many wonderful men, beginning with my grandfather, who have loved and supported me since I was born. I don’t care much for ingratitude.

            Since then, it has gotten progressively worse until we’ve reached the point where it’s simply not acceptable to be a man. When I see the word “feminist” I now think “man hater” although I’m sure there are still many women who adhere to an earlier and more reasonable definition. But then, words no longer mean what they used to and can seemingly mean whatever the speaker or writer decides. This makes it possible to argue with people with whom one would agree if the definition of terms was agreed upon – or to appear in agreement with others with whom one doesn’t actually agree at all. This confusion is effectively used by those who like to sow discord.

          • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 11:38 am #

            Rowdypiglet: I agree about that too. I always hated that “a woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle” crap too. I think it was Dorothy Parker who said that. Of course, she never mentioned that it was men who provided her with the house that she lived in, the car that she drove in, and the food that she ate. However, as Mary points out, there are feminists and feminists, and not all of them are screaming nutjobs.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:19 pm #

            There is also footage of women doing the same to men at Men’s rights events and anti-abortion protests.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:21 pm #

            Yaas Queen! Rowdy not Mary.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 4:01 pm #

            I’d love to see that footage, Jarek. I look forward to you providing it. Where women are breaking the fingers of men, stealing their signs, spitting on them, and threatening their lives.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 4:02 pm #

            Rowdy, everything you’re describing has been engineered, but not by women.

            Paula has posted about this extensively, and has done so again below. I suggest you read what she wrote.

            And stop falling for the b.s.

          • Islander December 21, 2022 at 7:10 pm #

            Rowdypiglet:

            I completely agree with your statement.

            That “Woman needs a man/fish/bicycle” meme or whatever it was called was very childish.

            I wish the men who post here were had a bit more common sense.

            (Cue a comment from Jarek re “patriarchy” ha ha ha )

        • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:17 pm #

          If they bring their kids to them, of course! What the hell is wrong with you? Did anyone say men aren’t to blame in this at all? You’re the one who is being narrow and trying to shift all blame to one side, that of men.

        • Cactus Girl December 19, 2022 at 2:08 pm #

          @Beryl: hear hear! My thought exactly. It’s always about men, isn’t it? Their fragile egos, their wants.

          “But I want to be a woman!”

          “But I want to use the women’s locker room! I’m a a a f r a i d of other men! Penis? What penis? Women can have a penis!”

          “But I can’t compete against other men because I’m mediocre, so I want to compete against girls!”

          It’s ALWAYS our fault, isn’t it? A man wants sons, he gets daughters. Who gets the blame?

          No children at all? Obviously the woman’s fault. Who do they put thru all sorts of painful and embarrassing tests when no child comes forth? Always the woman first. They test the man as an afterthought.

          For many years now, I have noticed a deep, deep thread of resentment in our host against women. It seems to be common among boomer men. They reaped the rewards of easy sex in the 60’s, but still felt a lot of resentment against losing the male privileges they think their fathers had. But they are also resentful of having to take care of women, like their fathers did.

          • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 3:20 pm #

            While in general I object to the classifying of people by generation, I did notice that of which you speak.

            Among males in my age group, there was often a resentment of feminism and the idea of equality; but they did not have the notions of the woman in the traditional role as being deserving of certain deference and behavior from the men, that the older men had, either.

            Guys who grew up in the later 80s onward have a much different attitude for the most part.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 4:00 pm #

            Misogyny has grown in leaps and bounds in the most recent decades. Of course, most of it has been engineered.

            And men are angry at us now that they can’t be us, so they attack and injure women who dare to claim in public that men cannot be women.

          • Q. Shtik December 19, 2022 at 4:31 pm #

            And men are angry at us now that they can’t be us, – MQ

            =============

            Yesterday my wife was at the gym. I was home. The phone began to ring off the hook. The phone announced the call was from Barbara Kelly. I let it ring till it mercifully stopped.

            This B. Kelly person was on the H.S. Reunion committee with my wife a few years ago and was a pain in the ass. Back in H.S. “her” name was Steve Horvath. Steve started wearing dresses decades ago. I don’t know whether “she” went as far as having a Dick-ectomy.

            Barbara wound up in Florida where “she” met a similar tranny… a male to female tranny who drives 18-wheelers. They married. This Gloria started to stay out on the road for extended periods, prolly because Barbara was such a pain in the ass to be around.

            When Barbara finally got through to my wife last night the big news was that the two trannies had busted up, their house sold and Barbara now living in a hotel.

          • BackRowHeckler December 19, 2022 at 7:14 pm #

            Q, that is Big News.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:49 pm #

            Nice story about a dysfunctional gay male couple.

          • kendar667 December 19, 2022 at 9:43 pm #

            Hopefully everyone around here knows what feminism actually is and who is behind it. At the risk of stating the obvious, it was/is primarily used to water down the workforce, supress wages, and destroy the family unit, brought to us by the usual suspects, aka the globalist pigs. That many women (and men for that matter) bought into it is a sad reality, but the sheeple buy into whatever the masters are selling for the most part. In other words, the mentally ill trans men are being used as a cudgel to achieve their satanic goals. Same ol same ol.

      • feralandroid December 19, 2022 at 1:25 pm #

        No one is saying its ALL women. Why does that even have to be spelled out. But it is MOST women in this country. If women never voted there would be no democrat party. So yes, its mostly women and their men they have nagged into submission. A lot of “men” I know vote blue because their wife tells them too.

        There are the top 10% men, and the millions of women that support them. Then there are the working class men below them that keep society running. Many of us working class men are walking away. You will not see us fighting at drag shows, or joining the military, or voting. We just wait for the women to collapse society.

        Its a woman’s world now. Lets give them the chance to run it.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 1:38 pm #

          Well said.

        • Cactus Girl December 19, 2022 at 2:10 pm #

          It won’t be a woman’s world until a woman can feel safe walking down the street alone at 2am in any city in America.

          • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 2:24 pm #

            Every town is a Sundown town for women.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:50 pm #

            That’s impossible until men are in control again – so never by your twisted standard.

            You all like to let criminals out of jail, remember? Especially if melaninated. They think they’re George Floyd’s mommy…..

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:50 pm #

            Men are in control now, moreso than ever, now that trannies (men) can invade all of our once-safe women-only spaces.

            Why that doesn’t sink into your peabrain, Jarek, who knows.

          • Bobby E December 20, 2022 at 1:40 pm #

            Cactus Girl,
            I don’t see how it’s a man’s world either based on the need to feel safe at 2 am. Unless I’m armed (and even then, only marginally more so), I don’t feel particularly safe either. We should be trying to achieve a human’s world vs. the animals that run it now.

        • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 2:48 pm #

          Actually, it’s not a man’s or a woman’s world. It’s just The World. It will go on long after men and women with all their snits and worries have long vanished from its surface. Maybe a bit of humility is in order here instead of these sterile, pointless arguments.

          • SW December 19, 2022 at 8:09 pm #

            It is just the world and it’s never going to be perfect or make everyone happy. There’s plenty of blame to go around for both sexes. Feminism used to be about equal pay, equal chance to get into medical school/law school etc. but was hijacked by shrews with A Point to Make. They see themselves as powerful, goddess-like women but the ones I’ve known have been mediocre in every way.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:51 pm #

            Interestingly, SW, women still are not paid the same as men in the US for the same job.

            In Europe, they are decades ahead of us, because women there, are.

          • justanotherguy December 22, 2022 at 12:18 pm #

            kaweeeeennnn – another selective view of particulars. why not argue for true equality where there is parity beween men and women for workplace injuries and deaths?

            that is so commonly known, but so seldom said by feminists.

            all the useless, nice, safe middle management paper pushing jobs that steal productivity from those lowly plumbers, electricians, utility linemen – all of whom are dispatched by their supervisors, often women, all of whom live in irritated discomfort at having to deal with the most useless, empowered job of all, HR, whose seats are also filled by mostly…

            selective.

            go find a protest against the moms virtue signalling by offering their kids up to the trans movement. because at the level of us plebes, they are in the majority pushing that evil.

            selective.

        • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 3:21 pm #

          The majority of women are single. So they nag the husbands they do not have?

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 3:59 pm #

          Women run everything? It’s a woman’s world? We decide everything? When did this come about, what have I missed?

          Want to ‘splain to us women here why we need to have pepper spray and mace on hand, and learn early how to carry our keys in between our fingers when we’re out and about?

          Jesus. The delusion here is stunning.

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 8:42 am #

            Mary, just a correction about women here in Europe. I don’t think they are as happy as you think they are, compared to their US counterparts. The same forces of madness are at work here too.

          • justanotherguy December 22, 2022 at 12:20 pm #

            delusion? look in the mirror, if you can stand it.

        • MontanaMan December 19, 2022 at 8:12 pm #

          I don’t know any, Any men or women like you describe. And, I’m glad I don’t. Lol ?

        • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 12:47 am #

          @ feralandroid:

          “Many of us working class men are walking away.”

          The feminism of the 1970s emerged precisely because of “men walking away,” leaving women to support their families alone.

          Women had to step up to the plate.

          Prior to the feminist movement, during the 1950s and 1960s, there was a fairly concerted media effort to denigrate women’s traditional roles. This program was aimed at men and represented the housewife and mom as spending her days lying on the sofa eating bon-bons, and characterized women who desired marriage as “looking for a free meal ticket.” Not that men were generally respectful of women or appreciated their roles at that time, anyway.

          In the immortal words of Tammy Wynette, if you were “born a woman,” you were “born to be stepped on, lied to, cheated on and treated like dirt.”

          With the advent of the sexual revolution, men quickly degenerated into mere sexual predators, when, properly, they should have viewed women as authentic persons towards whom they should (as was their duty towards all people) have had only honorable intentions. Men had of course not taken that view of women prior to the sexual revolution either.

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 8:43 am #

            “The advent of the sexual revolution, men quickly degenerated into mere sexual predators..” Dang it, another social trend I missed out on! 🙂

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 1:30 pm #

        Yes, Mary, both sexes have contributed to this disaster, the demographic participation rate of White women tilting towards and embracing the Democrats and all of their evilness has been lopsidedly greater than what is seen from white men. In round figures, 2/3rds of women vote Democrat. 2/3’s of men vote Republican.

        I don’t blame all women for this mess, just the majority of them. If women did not have the vote NONE of the rot of the past 100 years would have happened in this country. Between the suffragettes and the feminists they have managed to sink the entire country.

        Conservative women….if they are truly conservative….should be working to REPEAL the 19th Amendment. THAT would be a truly selfless act of patriotism.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 3:55 pm #

          So you believe in the 2 party system, and that women voting for Democrats is why we are where we are.

          Hilarious.

        • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 1:14 am #

          @ Wizard of the Saddle:

          While it is statistically true that women are more likely to vote Democrat then men, there is a simple explanation as to why this is so: Women favor social programs that provide for women and their children who have been abandoned by their men–or who have separated or divorced from their men due to domestic violence, non-support, alcoholism, etc.

          The reality for women is that their men cannot be depended on.

          The demand for these social programs rests almost entirely upon the shoulders of men.

          Welfare and other social programs are invariably represented as a situation in which women are living off the taxpayer. However, the women who receive these benefits are doing their jobs in the traditional female role as mothers and homemakers. It is their men who are not providing for their families, according to the traditional male role.

          When the taxpayer funds welfare and other social programs, he is paying DAD’s freight.

          • justanotherguy December 22, 2022 at 12:22 pm #

            and government never met a problem it couldn’t make worse, by intention.

            job security, and dependance.

            great plan, well justified.

          • gilbert December 23, 2022 at 9:10 am #

            Your generalities are untrue in many cases, including mine. Divorced many years ago (now happily remarried for two decades) by a man-hater of the highest order. Unfortunately for me the divorce took place in Massachusetts where (at the time) woman got child custody unless there was a very good reason, and the man got child support. I made my support payments on time for nearly twenty years, always paying uninsured medical and dental expenses, and only hearing about a child’s illness because of an invoice received from a medical provider. It took me years to get over my resentment which has now passed. Possibly it is time for you, Anthea, to do the same?

        • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 12:18 pm #

          Anthea believes in the sanctity of the family as an organ of the State – and that’s Big Sister not Big Brother. Stay at homes Moms should get a salary taken directly from the husband’s paycheck. And when she wants him gone – he’s gone. Doesn’t even get to see his own kids without her say so.

          She waxes eloquent about the vitality of Hispanic families in her area – but refuses to admit it’s because they hold fast to traditional values. And that means no feminism.

          • Anthea December 21, 2022 at 1:08 pm #

            @ Jarek:

            Welp, I see you’re lying again.

            My above post does not in any way suggest that “the family should be an organ of the State,” or that I (necessarily) believe that the State should further replace dads.

            My suggestion was that maybe the dads should support their families and men should be men (presumably “again”). If men won’t be men, this forces women to choose between government taking over the Dad role and seeing their kids starve.

            The divorced dad who has abandoned his family, or some variation thereof, usually should not be permitted around children. The divorced mom has a lot of things to think about, when it comes to letting Dad see the kids. One of them is whether the children are physically safe with him. Another is whether he might refuse to return them. This is why a smart mom keeps a copy of the custody papers in the trunk of her car–and has another copy on file at her kids’ school, along with instructions to the school not to allow Dad to pick up the kids.

            There is a large percentage of men who should never be allowed around children, and would guess a majority of divorced men who should never be allowed around children.

          • Anthea December 21, 2022 at 1:47 pm #

            @ Jarek:

            I have an endless stock of stories about dads abusing and neglecting–or kidnapping–children during visitation. In one case (a friend of my oldest daughter), the dad injured the child so severely that he was permanently disabled and eventually died from his injuries.

            I also have an endless stock of abuse and neglect on the part of custodial dads. The “normal” custodial dad just starves the kids, never providing food, and also never providing money for school lunches, clothing, or other needs. If a kid gets head lice, a custodial dad will not treat them, and, interestingly, the schools will let them get away with it–will not send the kid home and refuse to re-admit them until they are lice-free. Even the schools know that there is no use expecting anything from a dad. But if you are a mom and your kid has head lice, the kid is sent home from school until they are lice-free, and if you take too long about it, the school will call Social Services on you.

            With dads, visitation goes like this: He says he’ll pick up the kids at 9:00 on Saturday morning. He doesn’t show up. He calls at 10:00 to say he’ll be there in an hour, and doesn’t show up. He calls again at 11:00 to say he’ll be there at noon and doesn’t show up. He calls at noon to say he can’t make it after all. Meanwhile, the kids have been waiting around the house instead of playing with their friends–or an entire morning when mom could have taken them somewhere has been wasted.

            There are probably many of these “no show” guys who are complaining that their ex won’t let them see the kids, as the “no show” and “two hours late” is a typical male behavior in all things. The moms have decided that if the dads can’t show up on time, the kids’ day will not be spoiled by waiting around for them.

            Dads are also irresponsible when it comes to returning the kids on time.

            Men are too irresponsible at many levels to be allowed around children.

          • Anthea December 21, 2022 at 2:19 pm #

            The chief reason why dads are rarely awarded custody and visitation is not enforced is because family court judges–and social workers–are all to familiar with custodial dads. Custodial dads = abused and neglected children. The same issues apply to visitation.

          • Paula D December 21, 2022 at 4:08 pm #

            That happened to a friend of my oldest daughter also.

            Dad took baby for a visit, kidnaps it, mom gets a call from a hospital in LA that baby is in intensive care.
            Baby dies, hospital calls it SIDS.
            SIDS? How is a death of an injured baby in PICU ”sudden”? That is an example of pre-covid misdiagnosis on the death certificate.

            Anyway I went to the funeral. It was tense. Mom’s family was Mexican, dad’s were white bikers. Both sides lined up giving each other the evil eye, with the priest calling (a bit desperately I thought) for peace.
            There was no violence though. Except for what the dad did to the baby, of course. But no violence at the funeral.

          • justanotherguy December 22, 2022 at 12:47 pm #

            selective anecdotes, not data.

            no fault divorce = “i’m not happy, and now alimony and child support!” = a war against stable families.

            there are at least as many stories of bad moms using this shi**y system to wage administrative warfare against men, to the detriment of their kids, and this society generally. the bias and one sided-ness spotlighted on all this is must naturally be expected of our compassionate, concerned msm though…

            *heard about this bridge for sale in brooklyn!*

            mra = an effort to get those unwelcome contrary stories equal exposure, resulting in the emotionally evocative backlash, again by the sainted msm.

            so of course that doesn’t happen, because the powerful want families and men’s native protective instincts destroyed, in favor of –

            big sister, all powerful government, and dependence. every organ of mass communication pushes this – coincidence? the msm is in favor of feminism out of a sense of pure, altruistic justice?

            pull my other finger, and rationalize some more (with those powerful emotions) you goddesses…

            the streets were much safer when men were in control, and justice was often dispensed informally. i come from an era hearing first hand stories of exactly that from my elders, when our town was peaceful, and nobody was afraid to walk out at night.

            which was in the not so distant past the story in the vast majority of america – cities, those cesspool hives of conveniently packaged crowds – excepted.

            but those days are gone, and that’s all ok because feminism!

            but miserable, prideful women will never accept accountability for the damage done by feminism, nor admit responsibility to end it, nor admit to the acts of the *powerful* men (monsters) that set up feminism in the shadows and still plays these fools like puppets. those facts aren’t allowed in the narrative history of feminism, because the tragic farce becomes visible then.

            no wonder this country is rotting from the head down.

            i love the many women in my life that are smart enough to see this bs for what it is, and we are part of a team that will win, because we still hold to the true, the good, and the beautiful.

          • Jarek December 22, 2022 at 1:09 pm #

            Anthea: I didn’t say it was in above comment. If it had been, there would have been no reason to say it. As one who has read you intensively, I was providing the context for new readers. It IS what you believe after all.

        • Bobby E December 20, 2022 at 1:48 pm #

          Wizard of the Saddle,

          “If women did not have the vote …”. That might be true and we’ll never know. But with all different boats rising on the tides of enlightenment they would have received the vote even if they didn’t want it.

        • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 8:48 am #

          I view men and women solely through the lense of what has happened these last 2 years. We are heading into truly horrible times, and I’m really not interested in who’s being feministic, misogynistic or who’s being paid more for the same work. I’m interested only in who is going to stand by me and my family’s side in the times ahead. After the Covid scam, I learnt that there are a lot of great men and women around me that I know I can count on, and a lot of both sexes who will cause harm to us. The rest is irrelevant crap.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 4:10 pm #

        Also, let’s not forget the Drag Queens themselves are men.

        Everyone is told to support them, or they are bigots.

    • rainmaker December 19, 2022 at 10:20 am #

      The 2020 election? The 2016 election I believe.

    • Woodchuck December 19, 2022 at 11:13 am #

      I’m retired, that’s why I can come in here to read the latest Kunstler while it’s still hot off the press. After reading this, I started scrolling down page after page, wondering what Jarek will have to write about A Christmas Parable. No Jarek just yet.

      I’m prejudiced against feminism because of an ancestor going back to the 20’s who was into both temperance crusading and into getting women the right to vote. She had a bossy/butch character and had a bunch of harpies that followed her around, with her as the ring leader. She was a complete busybody in a big local Church she belonged to, and was a ringleader in the church splintering up into two pieces and going their separate ways. She had time for nonstop small town busybodying because her husband owned a small factory. I’d encountered her as a child and she was absolutely no fun at all. One of her subscription magazines was the Atlantic Monthly. She considered machine shops and factories to be beneath the dignity of her sons, so intense pressure came in that everyone was to go to college, no exceptions. Blue collar people were to be looked down upon. And machine shops are dirty and dangerous and maybe a bit too masculine? Eh? Her boyz are to stay home with her and keep their fingernails clean and their collars spotless. Dad might still be in the machine shop, but her boyz are moving on to environments that must be safe and comfortable.

      With this feminist mindset, women are to go into working areas formerly occupied by males. They are expected to do this AND raise children. It can’t be done. And males must go into working environments formerly reserved for females. Everything has to be soft and safe for these teddy boys. Their hands are pink with no scars on them. Confusion results that destroys families and gets divorces going. Everybody confused and angry with each other. People are now so confused they can’t even figure out their own gender.

      We’ve seen very powerful and popular female monarchs emerge from time to time, like Queen Elizabeth I or Catherine the Great.
      These are rather rare women, and they earned their place in history, it wasn’t given to them. I’m certain they realized the value of men and that they didn’t express bitterness about the fact that so few females ever became powerful monarchs. I don’t think they felt that women everywhere had been oppressed and denied opportunities ever since the dawn of civilization. That seems to be what contemporary feminism teaches. And what we get from this is people like Hillary and Pelosi. These are fake women.

      • Rowdypiglet December 19, 2022 at 11:44 am #

        Woodchuck, I’ve encountered the exact same woman you have described. More than once. They’re as predictable as the tides and seem to have been stamped out of a mold. They lie and sow discontent and ruination. They destroy families with malignant glee.

        Actually, I’ll amend “lie” to say that they do something I find constantly among those on the left – they find the single piece of debris floating in a clear pool of water and declare that the pool is polluted and needs to be destroyed. There is never any mention (for instance) of the fact that men have, throughout recorded history, given up their lives to protect women and children. Anything that would serve to counterbalance their list of grievances, so many of which are unimaginably petty, just doesn’t exist.

        • Cactus Girl December 19, 2022 at 2:14 pm #

          “…the fact that men have, throughout recorded history, given up their lives to protect women and children.”

          No doubt from other men.

          • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 3:23 pm #

            A paradox, isn’t it?

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:53 pm #

            Yep.

            But, it’s women’s fault.

            It’s also our fault when we don’t stop them from:

            1) drinking
            2) killing
            3) breaking the law
            4) losing their jobs

            etc etc etc.

            Never their own fault.

      • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

        Machine shop? What machine shops? What factories, what farms?

        The productive capacities of the USA was moved overseas a long time ago.

        The reason men are working in offices and fast food is because that is where the jobs are.

        I agree that hatred between the sexes is wrong and, frankly, fruitless, because you can’t fight biology and there will always be the majority of humans eyeing each other with lust.

        But it wasn’t women as a sex who decided to deindustrialize America and emasculate the white working class male. That decision was made in higher places.

        • Woodchuck December 19, 2022 at 1:10 pm #

          Uh, once the dollar is gone the machine shops and factories on US soil will return. Otherwise we’ll be going around barefoot and naked.

          • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 2:27 pm #

            But they’re not here now. And that is why men work in the jobs they do.

          • Blackbird December 19, 2022 at 7:32 pm #

            I think the road that we’re on will take us to barefoot and naked sooner than it will to machine shops and factories.

        • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:24 pm #

          He’s old and can remember. Are you alright with that? Many younger women hate old guys the most since they’re useless as potential husband or slave material.

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 1:42 pm #

            Spewing my coffee!! Hilarious..,,and true! The best humorous observations always are.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:55 pm #

            You probably prefer the Drew Peterson model, the 40+ guy on his 4th wife, marries a 17 year old then kills her.

            You know, because the bitch probably deserved it.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 12:20 pm #

            You need help.

          • Anthea December 21, 2022 at 3:46 pm #

            Jarek’s anecdotes about a girl he dated lead me to believe that he is dating much younger women–at least that one time he dated someone. So I suspect the matter of whether the ladies “hate” old guys is personal for him.

            Women don’t hate old guys, of course; they’re just not attracted to them. They’d rather date someone good looking–usually.

            Young women will date old guys, but in the (two) cases I have heard about, they were very old guys who had considerable assets and who married the younger women. I assume the women did not particularly dislike the old guys.

            In the one case, I met the woman only once, after her old guy had died some years previously. She was kind of obnoxious, and her whole family were (in my estimation) a bunch of grifters. (How I came to that conclusion is a whole ‘nother story.)

            I don’t know how things worked out in the other case, though I don’t suppose the old guy lasted long. The woman’s ex boyfriend’s comment on the marriage was, “She’s gonna kill that old man.” He meant that she was far too frisky for the old boy.

            So I’d say there is still hope for Jarek to find a younger woman, though he may have to wait till he has one foot in the grave. And considering that he seems to be a trust-fund baby, I expect that such a woman will find him, when the time comes.

          • Islander December 21, 2022 at 11:53 pm #

            In the Good Olde World, such as Vienna, Paris, and Berlin, the tradition was for men on the make financially to put off marrying until they were well established. Then they often married attractive younger women who could bear them an heir or two.

            Then the old guys exited stage left, leaving their young widows very merry.

            Possessing plenty of money and independence and their looks, these ladies were the classic “merry widows” of yore.

            Perhaps Jarek will make some lucky young lady into a merry widow.

          • Jarek December 22, 2022 at 1:14 pm #

            One who is faithful in little things, can be given more. But if one can’t water plants, would you trust them with your cats? With your house? Your body? Your children?

            As wise men say, Don’t put your peter in crazy.

        • Rowdypiglet December 19, 2022 at 2:08 pm #

          Paula, I agree it’s important to make a distinction between the decisions that you rightly said are made in higher places, and how those decisions play out at the level of ordinary life. It’s just that one of those is a lot easier to see than the other.

          • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 2:26 pm #

            Right, because we’re down here mucking around in the pen. We only see each other.

      • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:29 pm #

        Sorry, I got up late.

        Yes, men change when they go to work in offices. The show, Mad Men, showed men who did so, but who were still masculine, back in the early 60’s. That’s all gone. Now men are under intense pressure to be neuter in such feminine controlled environments. No, ladies? Then why is HR almost completely feminine? Who came up with that? Men who wanted other men to be kept under control, perhaps? Who better to do s than the resentful women, especially those who are the losers at the game of life as Mr Kunstler put it last week.

        • Rowdypiglet December 19, 2022 at 2:13 pm #

          I have relatives and a large circle of friends and acquaintances in the corporate/office world. The HR departments in every instance I know of have grown by leaps and bounds in recent years and are entirely filled with women. I know of one (black) man in an HR department. These women are of a type, almost without exception, and they prowl their domains both physically and through their networks of tattletales and offense-seekers, searching for grievances. A male relative of very mild disposition was once walked out of the building where he worked and written up because, while speaking to a female colleague, his face had turned red. She claimed his red face made her feel unsafe.

          • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 2:31 pm #

            I agree that that is crazy.

            For a while I had a young co-worker who was very handsy. He was always grabbing me and hugging me, even though I pushed him away and told him to stop.
            One time I got mad about it, instead of causal.

            He freaked out. He said that he was afraid I would go to HR and complain. What, me? I would never snitch to the bosses.
            I told him he knew that I wouldn’t do that and he looked at me very seriously and said “I don’t know that”.

            Anyway he quit grabbing me after that. But honestly, it never would have occurred to me to go upstairs.

          • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 3:26 pm #

            That’s because male heads of corporations like to hire those types of women for HR.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:53 pm #

            Beryl: And women have objected so strenuously, right?

            Wrong. They love it.

      • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 1:50 am #

        As a (maybe) interesting aside to this discussion, someone recently told me that Carrie Nation was from Holden, Missouri, the town nearest me.

        Actually, her family moved around all over the place when she was growing up, but she settled in Holden during her first marriage. The two separated after less than a year, due to her husband’s alcoholism. (The guy died of alcoholism about a year after that.) But Carrie remained in Holden and taught school there for several years. She stayed in Holden until she married David Nation. They moved around some, and Carrie began her temperance work in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.

        She died in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a town still known for its healing springs, as well as for what is sometimes referred to as “that big statue of Willie Nelson.” (The 7-story statue of The Christ of the Ozarks.)

    • Q. Shtik December 19, 2022 at 12:02 pm #

      I’ll make one change: – Isha

      ============

      You better make another change: it was 2016 not 2020.

    • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 12:57 pm #

      Yes, when dividing the citizens be sure to specify the color as well as the sex of the person to be blamed for the destruction of society.

      “White women” indeed. All women with increased melanin and all humans with Y chromosomes are blameless.

      And whatever you do, don’t look up! Those people in the penthouses drinking martinis and laughing at the ones fighting each other down below have nothing to do with what is going on in the streets.

      It is white women who are the problems and everyone should be clear on that.

      • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

        Yes, the worse women in the world. Completely devoid of all loyalty or natural affection towards half of the human race – at least outside of favor parts of Eastern Europe.

        Thus White men have taken to going abroad for wives now, often falling into race mixing or failing that, into the clutches of Slavic gold diggers!

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 1:44 pm #

          Plenty of that going on. You read about it everywhere in the Manosphere online.

        • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 2:08 am #

          @ Jarek:

          Yes, the “Slavic gold digger” who married one of our local guys was disappointed on that score, when the guy stole $2,000 from her that was a gift from her sister. So she divorced him and took the kids and went back to Albania.

          Meanwhile, as I am Facebook friends with the guy, I got to read comments from his guy friends about evil women destroying men’s lives. I said nothing about the $2,000 bucks, as this was something the guy had told me himself in confidence.

          And, as the guy comes from a local family, I happened to know people who were familiar with the family, from whom I learned that the guy has, since adolescence, threatened to commit suicide about once a week. Presumably whenever he doesn’t get his own way.

          Said “people familiar with the family” did state publicly on Facebook that a person given to constant threats of suicide was too unstable to be allowed to remain in a home with children.

          So don’t bet on the foreign women putting up with your shit.

          • MaryQueen December 21, 2022 at 6:17 pm #

            It’s the bottom of the barrel losers who buy foreign wives. And yeah, it usually doesn’t end well.

        • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 2:28 am #

          I also recall another local guy who married an Asian woman. He was a single dad with a teenage son, and the reason I happen to know the story is because the son dated one of my daughters when they were in high school and for a year or two after high school. He was a good kid, highly intelligent and (in his way) serious-minded, being a voracious reader of Terrence McKenna.

          His dad had a good job, but never thought to buy groceries or otherwise provide his son with anything to eat. I was at their house once or twice. There was no food in the house but a small carton of milk in the fridge. The kid mostly ate at our house or at friends’ houses. I once told him that he could get free food at the community center, but he said you had to be eighteen for them to serve you.

          Shortly after he graduated from high school, his dad married an Asian woman, who cooked for herself but wouldn’t give the boy anything to eat. When he bought food for himself, she threw it away.

          So I also wouldn’t figure on snagging the greatest wives and mothers among the foreign ladies.

          Obviously, the dad was no prize either. I could tell you stories about him too, but only at the risk of becoming discursive.

          • Paula D December 20, 2022 at 12:20 pm #

            I used to work with a lot of Asian women because they import foreign nurses to dilute the labor market.

            Whoa. I remember thinking that those men who thought they were going to get demure submissive sex slaves if they imported an Asian woman to marry were in for a big surprise.

            They were not demure or submissive. I never talked sex with them, but I’d be willing to bet they weren’t slaves there either.

            Men and their fantasies. It’s difficult to feel sorry for them.

      • Rowdypiglet December 19, 2022 at 2:33 pm #

        Paula, I understand your objection. But when, to all appearances, a given behavior is predominantly coming from a particular group, how else to say it? If that’s been your observation, should you not be allowed to say so? If so, why not? I’m a white woman myself, but I don’t take offence at this criticism because I think it’s justified.

        People of ordinary intelligence understand that you’re making a generalization when you use a term like “white women” or “black men”. You don’t mean every one, and people are to be judged individually. But I can’t see any reason to pretend that you don’t see what you see. Based on statistics, young black men commit a disproportionate amount of all violent crimes. Is there some other way to say that? Or are we just not permitted to say it at all?

        If it divides the citizens to say so, then the division already existed and is not created by taking note of it. Nobody said that all women are like this, or anything of the kind. It was, as I said, a generalization. As for the laughing elites in their penthouses, we understand the part they’ve played, but we each choose whether to resist or be complicit and must live with the results. The fact that it was encouraged from “on high” is not an excuse. Nobody (at first) forced us to take our kids to the gender reassignment clinic, but because of our complicity, it’s rapidly coming to that.

        • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 12:24 pm #

          Beryl’s argument: Since the Drag Queens are men, women aren’t to blame for taking them to Drag Shows.

          An absolute refusal to take responsibility for anything. Not being allowed to vote would be the least of it. When they get this bad they aren’t really human any more.

          • MaryQueen December 21, 2022 at 6:19 pm #

            Men running the tranny/wokie show seems to be getting to you, Bitter Betty.

    • db1951 December 19, 2022 at 6:28 pm #

      DEAR JAMES:

      THIS A BRILLIANT POST TODAY. You can hear the Karens. Crooks, Grifters, Criminals, NWO Satanazis Screaming in unison.

      None of these perpetrators will ever be brought to justice. Now we relax and watch a once great nation relegated to the dustbin of history. All because good people of conscience did nothing in the face of evil.

      RIP

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:57 pm #

        Thanks for pointing out that James puts women in the same category of people who are criminals, grifters and NWO satanists.

      • Bobby E December 20, 2022 at 3:15 pm #

        db1951,

        “…people of conscience did nothing…”. We are not experiencing something on the scale of The Battle of Athens in 1946. What is there specifically to do individually or in whatever sized group that could be accumulated? Voting?!?! We’ve seen how easily that can be circumvented. Insurrection? That baby will be strangled before it can even draw its first breath. Aside from the impotent laments from Fox and other Right aligned outlets there’s not much that can be done. Until the wheels actually have come off the cart and we are at that point where we have less to lose through pushback than we have already lost will there be meaningful resistance.

    • Bobby E December 20, 2022 at 12:50 pm #

      Ishabaka,

      Good point re the racial aspects of it.

    • J West January 1, 2023 at 2:05 pm #

      1- Hard times create strong men

      2 – Strong men create good times

      3 – Good times create weak men

      4 – Weak men create hard times

      We are in the middle of #4

  2. Penelope Dreadful December 19, 2022 at 9:51 am #

    And now, it looks like Elon Musk will be stepping down as CEO of Twitter. I wonder what that forbodes?

    • Disaffected December 19, 2022 at 10:02 am #

      Pretty crazy, eh? Surely he’ll have a backdoor way out of that promise?

      • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 10:19 am #

        Crazy is right, a few weeks ago, the Twitter mob voted to put Trump back in, now they vote to remove Elon Musk from CEO.

        As usual, the electorate only wants what is populate AT THE MOMENT!

        Musk wanted out before he was forced to take the deal. He has represented an unbiased media site since and of course, the Biden Mob went after him because as JHK stated, they cannot tolerate the truth to be expressed. Elon is certainly no dictator, allowing managerial decisions to be made by the electorate of Twitter.

        I think he wants to take a loss and flush the whole damn thing down the toilet.

        • C.O.Jones December 19, 2022 at 10:28 am #

          Speculation is Musk retains ownership while handing it over to Jared Kushner to run.

          • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 10:37 am #

            Jared Kushner is bad news.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 10:52 am #

            Priceless! Hahahahaha!

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 3:12 pm #

            Kushner? Oh, goodie! Is it me, or is all this just kabuki theatre?

        • Disaffected December 19, 2022 at 10:32 am #

          Never had any use for Twatter, myself. It’s just another step towards Idiocracy.

          • redrock December 19, 2022 at 11:25 am #

            AMEN

        • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:45 pm #

          it never got talked much about here, despite my efforts. But its losing millions a day. The ADL blockade on advertisers has worked. If you advertise on Elon’s twitter, you’re an anti-Semite. And that even worse than being a racist.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 10:40 am #

        He still owns the thing.

        • Disaffected December 19, 2022 at 11:27 am #

          This is true. The new CEO, if one there will be, will likely be a proxy.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:58 pm #

            A deep-state proxy, which Elon is part of.

    • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 10:37 am #

      “Nice little takeover you did there, Mr Musk. Shame if something happens to it…” FBI spook hands Mr M a copy of the Zapruder film.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 10:53 am #

        Mr. Musk never risked anything. Everything published was already known to a lot of people.

        • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 11:40 am #

          And whoever publishes it doesn’t matter because nothing will be done about it. Never mind. My Trump NFT should be in the post tomorrow.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:34 pm #

            Musk was able to get all the stuff out there – timed perfectly after it no longer mattered.

            They have all this timed out. There is no longer any rule of law at the top so it doesn’t matter what gets leaked. This has been apparent for years to those paying attention.

          • Redneck Liberal December 19, 2022 at 6:46 pm #

            Irresistible…

            honesttrumpcards.com

            If your NFT is ‘in the mail’, you know for sure you’ve been grifted (again).

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:59 pm #

            Oh lookie who couldn’t resist crawling back after only 1 week.

            Mr. “I’m DONE with KUNSTLER!!” Fake Trae.

            Hilarious.

          • benr December 20, 2022 at 9:52 am #

            @RL

            Pretty amazing how he manages to troll his enemies and they and you fall for it every time.
            These stupid things sold out.
            I see you missed us.

          • Islander December 22, 2022 at 12:16 am #

            There is a big difference—a very big difference—between something “being apparent” and producing the smoking guns.

            In a Russell Brand interview with Matt Taibbi, both expressed reservations regarding Musk’s ultimate loyalties and agenda.

            And both said,
            “What we need to concentrate on now is the actual evidence that is being revealed. ”

            I agree.

            It is hysterical to see how Mehdi Something (MSNBC) —this is embedded at Dr. Mercola’s post today— responds to the Twitter Files. I wish I could see Taibbi’s deconstruction of Mehdi’s absurd comments, but Taibbi is of course behind a paywall.

        • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:46 pm #

          But not to the voting public. That’s what matters in a “democracy”, Mary. Or are you agreeing with me that only a few people, the knowers, should be allowed to vote?

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:59 pm #

            Your comment has nothing to do with what I said.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 1:01 am #

            Yes it does. If you’re too proud or dumb to see it, other will, have no doubt.

          • Anthea December 22, 2022 at 8:52 am #

            Most of Jarek’s comments are made in response to something he either imagined or invented.

            He’s not talking to you. He’s talking to himself.

          • Jarek December 22, 2022 at 1:21 pm #

            Some one says 1+3, and I say 4. It’s called conversation. Then maybe someone else says 2+2 or 4+0. All good. Only a woman (and not all) would stop the thread dead in its tracks by saying, “I didn’t say that”.

            And think themselves very clever too. The life of the party!

      • NickelthroweR December 19, 2022 at 10:55 am #

        Which version? The actual version or the horribly butchered version the CIA had to make overnight?

        • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 1:09 pm #

          The earlier version of the FBI sitting on evidence (hello, laptops of Seth Rich, Huma Abedin and Hunter Biden) were the other movie cameras they confiscated immediately after the assassination, never to be seen again.
          Zapruder was not the only one there filming with his Brownie camera.

          Oh, and there are the 80+ security cameras around the Pentagon whose footage was stolen by the FBI immediately after the attack in 2001.

          • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 1:44 pm #

            That Pentagon video from 9/11 remains one of the saddest pieces of official-narrative evidence that I have ever seen.

            A film that appears to have be created with a potato, with only a handful of frames and an unidentifiable white blur.

            To this day, no other film has been released. The refusal to show the public anything that they could use to identify the object says it all for me.

            9/11 is the second biggest lie ever told to the US public, after Convid.

          • Paula D December 21, 2022 at 12:05 pm #

            The best part of the release of that video was the talking heads solemnly assuring us that we were clearly seeing a plane hitting the Pentagon.

            If ever there was a crystal clear portrait of straight-up gaslighting, that was it.

            Anyone who could watch them proclaim an utmost absurdity with sincere conviction and straight faces and not realize that the “news” is there to lie to you, is Too Stupid To Live.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 1:47 pm #

      Probably nothing more than a need to get back to his real businesses – Tesla, SpaceX, the Boring Company, etc.

      His mission to snatch the megaphone of the greatest propaganda engine on Earth from the Hard Left and destroy it is just about done.

      Like all good Superheroes Musk does not hang around for the accolades as the movie credits roll. He’s on to bigger and better things.

      • Bobby E December 20, 2022 at 4:44 pm #

        Wizard of the Saddle,

        Like all super heroes say after the job is done, My work is done here.

  3. Walter B December 19, 2022 at 9:55 am #

    I agree absolutely James, Donald Trump, Mr. “You’re Fired”, was the perfect hate magnet that attracted all of the pent-up anger and animosity that the decadent American public had accrued since the tragic loss of our last good president, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Whether Donald was used or was part of the plan is rather irrelevant I’d say, because the result is what our owners wanted, distraction from their evils and turning the public’s attention and angst against each other.

    Yes, the professional and managerial class led the way for the genocide because so many of them receive fat paychecks, bonuses, and benefits from their Big Pharma owners that they have sold their allegiance to.

    In a place where everything is for sale, eventually everything gets sold and, in the end, sold to the highest bidder.

    • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 10:40 am #

      Mind you, with the week Trump’s had, maybe the Deep State and pussyhat brigade weren’t needed. In the last 7 days Trump has endorsed McCarthy for speaker, pushed out a NFT project that would have made Liberace blush, and celebrate sodomy at MAL. It’s almost like he doesn’t want to win in 2024.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 10:48 am #

        Oh that NFT. How embarrassing.

        Then they tried to blame US, for not waiting for the real “major announcement”.

        He said America needed a superhero and he was going to make a major announcement.

        Then the announcement’s first two words are “major” and “announcement”, and it’s him in a superhero costume.

        I just love having my intelligence insulted like that.

        The people pretending to think that second announcement was anything but damage control are as bad as the Democrats when it comes to being dishonest.

        • crudgemudgeon December 19, 2022 at 1:45 pm #

          Dems are speculating that the NFTs are a way to launder money, like Hunter’s paintings seem to be. If so, Bravo! One can’t keep playing fair with Dems. I’m sure the constant Kk aware takes it’s toll on his finances and they need to be replenished.

      • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 11:24 am #

        Yeah, he seems to cling to the idea that his personal charisma will convert the Deep State.

        Never! My problem is that I see no one, no one whose primary aim is the removal of power from the Deep State.

        • Vegan Shark December 19, 2022 at 1:50 pm #

          “Yeah, he seems to cling to the idea that his personal charisma will convert the Deep State.”

          That he does, and the problem is that his personal charisma value is a minus number. In 2016 his bull-in-a-china-shop act seemed to many a refreshing change from the routine blandness of other politicians.

          Six years later his grating personal style, unbalanced by effective results, is a turn-off for even his remaining supporters.

          It reminds me of Gloria Grahame’s line in The Big Heat: “I have a special perfume. It attracts mosquitoes and repels men.”

      • cbeard December 19, 2022 at 5:50 pm #

        NFT, MAL. I have no idea.

        • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 3:14 pm #

          Try and keep up!

    • abbybwood December 19, 2022 at 1:03 pm #

      I voted against Hillary Clinton in 2016 as I think many millions did.

      Donald Trump happened to be the only way to do it.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 3:37 pm #

        I voted for The Donald. It started off so well. He got us right out of that sham Paris Accord, just as he said he would.

        I can’t believe the same man who saw through that bought into the scam that featured a cold virus.

      • cbeard December 19, 2022 at 5:54 pm #

        Ditto.

      • benr December 20, 2022 at 10:06 am #

        Yep, held my nose and voted for him.
        Then watching the forces of darkness attack him and pulling out all the stops made me decide anyone the leftist turds hate so much they are willing to lie as much as they have can’t be all bad in spite of what I find to be a New Yorker unlikable personality.

  4. DaveO907 December 19, 2022 at 9:55 am #

    “Oh what a tangled web…”

    • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:51 pm #

      Oh the tangled web we weave (or neurons, axions, and synapses) when first we practice to perceive.

      To be a yogin is to be an electrician of your own brain. That shit need fixin’. If you don’t, you’ll only see the things you like. You’ll end up like one of “the ladies”, who only sees what you like.

  5. RaymondR December 19, 2022 at 9:57 am #

    2023 is promising to be an interesting year. Keep your cupboards full and make good friends with your neighbours – you’ll need each other.

    • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 10:38 am #

      Indeed. And a winter’s worth of fire wood in the cellar.

      • NickelthroweR December 19, 2022 at 10:58 am #

        I bought an extra wood stove and put it on a rolling platform so I can roll it outside (if I choose) so that my neighbors have a way to cook their meals. I have a solar rig on wheels as well which will allow my neighbors to recharge their electrical devices or electric tools.

        • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 11:41 am #

          Nickel, if things get as bad as they say, those neighbours will BE my meal.

          • benr December 20, 2022 at 10:07 am #

            Yuck don’t eat the junk food.

        • Islander December 22, 2022 at 12:21 am #

          NickelThrower:

          Sounds good!

          I would like to be your neighbor!

      • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 1:46 pm #

        We’ve already started with the woodstove up in ‘Schland.

        • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 3:16 pm #

          Same here in Switzerland, though we’re having a thaw right now. Wood here is still cheap and plentiful. It usually gets much colder after Xmas.

          • Anthea December 22, 2022 at 9:30 am #

            Our winter cold snap usually begins on January 1st, when it often goes down to around 0° F., though rarely below 0°. Overnight temps can drop down to nearly 0° sporadically throughout January and sometimes into February.

            But according to the long-term forecast, this will be a weird winter. That is, unusually warm, once this artic blast is over. “Unusually warm,” around here, means no lows below 20° F., with highs in the mid to upper 30s or lower 40s.

            Our market gardeners are worried that we won’t have a deep enough or long enough cold to kill off next year’s insect populations, or for some perennials to go fully dormant. I’m not clear on why it’s a problem if plants don’t go fully dormant–though I know that apple trees have a “chill factor” and won’t bear fruit without an extended period of cold winter temperatures.

      • Anthea December 22, 2022 at 9:12 am #

        It’s down to 1° F. this morning, and the temp is supposed to continue to drop all day and again overnight, to -7°. So the wood stove is blazing and the dog will be indoors for the duration–three or four days of sub-zero temps.

        The dog doesn’t quite know what to make of being indoors. He’s never been inside before.

  6. Disaffected December 19, 2022 at 9:58 am #

    2016 election, Jim.

    Of course… 5a.m. brain fart. — JHK Admin

    • Disaffected December 19, 2022 at 11:21 am #

      No problemo!

  7. Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 10:00 am #

    Awesome Jim! Stay on these fuckers with both feet – they are all liars. This is the biggest, most evil, most egregious project ever. We need to take no prisoners – no excuses whatsoever. Black flag all of them.

    • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 10:05 am #

      Comment relative to everything you touched on, but I mean Covid specifically.

  8. Dr. Coyote December 19, 2022 at 10:05 am #

    To horribly mis-quote Rand (but in a directionally correct way), “You can ignore reality, but you can’t ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.” There has been a lot of reality ignoring going on these past few years, and right on schedule, here come the chickens back to roost. How the hell we get through 2023 without tripping into World War III and Great Depression II is beyond me.

    And to think, just four years ago the worst things that we had to put up with were mean tweets.

    • Frank Buttitch December 19, 2022 at 11:25 am #

      Just ignore it and blame it on your brother or sister.

  9. lizharmon December 19, 2022 at 10:22 am #

    Musk is giving the woke legions a taste of their own medicine now and they’re squealing like pigs. I do not care for censorship and it doesn’t matter who it’s used again. That said, I have trouble giving two shits what happens to the leftist scum and their avatar. Frankly, may they all rot in hell.

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:37 pm #

      No, he isn’t.

      Like I said above, nothing that Taibbi released was not known. But they waited to unearth it after the Biden/Deep State apparatus was in place so that there is absolutely no way anything will be done about it.

      I’d love to be proven wrong. This stuff is very easy to predict. Has anyone been held accountable for anything since 2000?

      Nope.

      • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 1:49 pm #

        I will say this, whatever Musk turns out to be, we have and are getting more on Biden and the DS use of social media than we ever got on 9/11.

        Many people still don’t even know a third building fell.

        It is easy to be pessimistic, and energy-wise it is toxic.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 3:50 pm #

          He plays it safe, and now he’s handing Jared Kushner the reins.

          Who’s toxic?

          LOL.

          • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 5:51 pm #

            IDK, who is toxic?

            My comment was on toxic energy consuming even good people, because they get bogged down in all the negativity.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 1:55 pm #

      I second that sentiment wholeheartedly. I
      like to be principled….but NOT where the Wokesters are concerned. They break ALL rules. Therefore, ALL IS FAIR when it comes to letting these vermin have it!

  10. Zoltar December 19, 2022 at 10:25 am #

    Our society’s problem is far greater than false narratives. There are always a Red Narrative and a Blue Narrative which must, of course, always contradict each other in every detail. Since both cannot possibly be true we are all accustomed to dismissing half of what we are told as a lie.

    Many, if not most Americans have become so proficient at narrative dismissal that they have no difficulty in also dismissing Truth, even when it is irrefutably demonstrated, if that truth does not suit them.

    Yes, the new Congress may reveal more truth than we have been exposed to in the past several years, but will that make any difference?

    Or will the people just continue to believe what they have been trained to believe, Truth be damned.

    • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 10:41 am #

      No and yes.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 1:57 pm #

      The Sheeple element is always wholly impervious to being enlightened by things such as logic, facts, reason, evidence, long-standing experience and standards, etc.

      They are hopeless and DESERVE to be devoured by the Leftist wolves.

      Problem is…they put the rest of us at risk of being devoured as well. Thus my utter contempt for Sheeple.

      • Zoltar December 19, 2022 at 2:26 pm #

        Wiz –

        I don’t disagree. Week after week I admire Jim’s industry and talent for putting together a detailed and truthful narrative, but find his insuperable hopefulness to be unwarranted.

  11. JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 10:30 am #

    News item.

    In India, a man named Lakshmireddy Srinu died in a movie theater from a heart attack watching Avatar 2. A doctor, Sanjeev Gera, commented,

    “After Covid, there is CONTINUING inflammation of our blood vessels.”

    Another, Pradeep Kumar,

    “Plaque rupture in coronaries or arrhythmias are triggered by excitement.”

    If Covid does it, so do the Vaxxes, no information on that.

    At least, unlike America, some truth exists in India.

    • malthuss December 19, 2022 at 11:04 am #

      there are 1-2 billion people in India. How many indians die every day?

      / some truth exists in India….like what?

    • Frank Buttitch December 19, 2022 at 11:19 am #

      Triggered by excitement?
      Xanax please!

  12. MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 10:33 am #

    As I mentioned above, James seems to have left out of the Drag Queen and Wokie grooming of children all the men in charge in schools (superintendents, boards, etc.) and the Antifa goons who guard and protect Drag Queen Happy Hours, while placing the blame for everything squarely on women who hate Donald Trump.

    Quite an oversight. Men in big pharma, men in high positions in corporations (one of which I work in), are demanding their logos be made into rainbow flags, and instituting the trans agenda. Women parading in pussyhats are not in any sort of a powerful position to do this.

    But it’s sure convenient to blame women, isn’t it?

    In contrast, the people standing up against the wokie bullshit and the transing of kids are – you guessed it – mostly women.

    We’re getting cayenne-laced pies thrown at us, our signs stolen, fingers crushed and broken, property stolen, spat upon, threatened… by MEN. For trying to protect kids. Against predatory MEN.

    James, you might want to investigate something called “autogynophelia” or take a gander at the extensive reporting that Redux.info has done over the past year. They report on the predatory men who make up the meat of the trans agenda. Maybe check out which legislators have been successful in instituting the horrible anti-women laws recently – all men (start with Scott Wiener in CA). While there are no shortage of handmaidens, they certainly don’t run the show. This is not hard to see for anyone who wants to.

    Who has been arrested lately for child trafficking and porn? Hmmm. Men. Who have been using the trans agenda as an excuse to get placed into women’s prisons to assault women? Men. Who vastly make up the big pharma bloc who are pushing for hormones and surgery for kids? Again, men. There are spokeswomen galore because they need women to sell it. But women aren’t the ones in control of it.

    • vengeur December 19, 2022 at 11:06 am #

      You think men are in charge of schools??? You need to get out a little more.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 11:21 am #

        At the top, yes. Did you think teachers were in charge?

        • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 11:43 am #

          Define “men” here, please, Beryl. As someone involved indirectly in education, the “men” I see in charge are anything butt.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

            I worked in higher ed for 6 years. How are men not in charge? Most chancellors and presidents and superintendents are men.

            The women in those spots are the pussyhatters James speaks of, which do the bidding of men. Not women.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:59 pm #

            Gloria Steinem said non-feminist women aren’t women.

            Mary just stepped it up: Feminists who aren’t radical enough (like the Pussyhatters) aren’t women either.

            She is very radical. Don’t believe her remonstrances to the contrary.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:39 pm #

          Probably not worth responding to anyone who thinks teachers are in charge. Or that all teachers are female.

          In fact, another male teacher here in Boise was just arrested for having sex with a 16 year old student. Seems to happen on a monthly basis here.

          • Q. Shtik December 19, 2022 at 1:58 pm #

            I worked in higher ed for 6 years. How are men not in charge? -MQ

            ==========

            Claudine Gay, a Black woman, was just hired to be Harvard’s president effective July 1, 2023

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 2:01 pm #

            How gay Q is, how happy and light hearted!

            Islander was going on about freedom of speech the other day, and I reminded her of her efforts to get me canned.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 3:49 pm #

            Oh, you mean the affirmative action hires that are required now? A token woman here and there (esp of color) seems to be enough to fool you lot.

          • Soul Forensics December 19, 2022 at 4:05 pm #

            “Islander was going on about freedom of speech the other day, and I reminded her of her efforts to get me canned.”

            She wanted our host to ban me, too. She’s a shameless hypocrite.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:06 pm #

            What does your beef with Islander have to do with my comment?

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 9:22 pm #

            Old news about male teachers who can’t resist fresh meow. But how are we to explain the sudden explosion of women teachers banging underage boys in the schools over the past 25 years or so? Where the hell did THAT come from….and where were these women teachers when I was just a tender lad of 15 desperate for instruction from some predatory Venus? Lol…

        • Kay December 19, 2022 at 1:57 pm #

          Beryl, teachers can pretty much teach what they want in the classroom if they reach a non-descript standard. Of course, there are exceptions to teaching positive stuff like faith. The people at the top and unions can’t stop most teachers, or they lose their jobs after a lawsuit. Teachers have to be breaking the law to be fired. The only thing that disrupts teachers is a group of parents that won’t be stopped. It is not the teachers’ bosses.

          Women are overrepresented in education, HR, and I believe we have a majority in Congress. At what point will women self-evaluate and honestly consider what they contribute to society? Very, very few do. Even fewer unherd themselves because women are afraid to leave the sisterhood herd. If another female put the proper pressure on another sister, many will do something that is not in their best interest. Go look up the few channels of women on Youtube/Rumble that won’t go along with feminism. Other sisters will tear them apart. (karen straughan-girl writes what or janice fiamengo of Studio B)

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 2:05 pm #

            I adore karen, but even she admits it wasn’t until her son began to grow up that she even thought about any of this. What kind of world is left for young men, given the utter viciousness of feminism and the capitulation of men to it?

            Still powerful men around? Sure, they like men being kept down like this. Women are used, and Blacks are used as well to keep Whites (and now White women too) down.

          • Anthea December 22, 2022 at 10:09 am #

            @ Kay:

            The way it really works in teaching is that most teachers are hired from among “connected” families with known political and social stances–who belong to the “right” church and are known to support the “right” views. If you’re an “outsider” who is seeking a teaching job, your best bet is to join a church with the desired political/social stance, and let it be known that you are a true believer. (For those who have not noticed this, most churches represent specific political factions. There is always one church attended by the town’s politically powerful people–who control things like the hiring of teachers, the election of public officials, and the state, local, and federal funds for schools and other government uses.)

            Schools generally prefer to hire young teachers right out of college, rather than experienced teachers. This is because the young, new teachers can more easily be trained by administrators to toe the line on political and social issues, and things like Common Core.

            Being interviewed for a teaching job can be quite an interesting experience. There are lots of “fishing” type questions that are attempts to find out if you are a member of a “victim” or “downtrodden” class, and to get a more detailed picture of your views about feminism and racial equality/equity and such.

            If you are a volunteer or a substitute in a school and you are seeking a teaching contract, sometimes one of the teachers will be assigned to become your “pal,” in order to find out your political and social views. This happened to me once. I was befriended by a teacher who talked a lot about political and social issues. I didn’t realize until years later that she was trying to find out if I was guilty of “wrong think.”

            I think she became a little frustrated with me, as my usual response to her stories was, “I guess that’s your business and not mine.”

            She once told me that, “If a man puts his feet under my table or his shoes under my bed, he’d better leave some money on my dresser.” I’m pretty sure I was expected to respond with applause. My actual response was–though not spoken out loud–“I guess that’s your business and not mine.”

            That’s not good enough for school administrators. You must be an incandescent supporter of particular–and invariably leftist–political and social views. And they will for damn sure find out whether you “fit in” before they hire you.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:38 pm #

        Go look at the superintendents list & get back to me.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:39 pm #

          And chancellors of colleges.

          • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 3:42 pm #

            But wait! One affirmative action female appointee proves us wrong!

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 3:46 pm #

            Hahahaha! Yeah that’s the ticket 😉

        • Anthea December 22, 2022 at 10:30 am #

          The real decision-making doesn’t even reside with the superintendents. Many, or even most, school policies are set by the federal government, sometimes directly and sometimes indirectly. Funding for your school depends on whether your school is toeing the line on federal policies. Another factor is that schools no longer have any real choices as to which textbooks they adopt.

          Back in the 50s and 60s, there were many textbook publishers, so many different points of view were represented. For example, history–and specifically the history of the Civil War–was presented quite differently in textbooks used in the South than it was in the North.

          Nowadays, there are few textbook publishers. (I’m not sure how many. Maybe only a couple.) Maybe I’m assuming too much, but I suspect that schools are not allowed to choose their textbooks from other sources, though the enforcement of this may be indirect. E.g., the “authorized” textbooks teach the answers to the standardized tests, so if you choose an “unauthorized” textbook, your students may score poorly. This will affect your school’s reputation (thus affecting your local real estate market), your students’ chances of getting into a “good” college, and maybe even your school’s accreditation.

          If you want to identify who is really running the schools and setting policies, you need to look quite a bit higher up the food chain.

    • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 1:56 pm #

      Women never do anything wrong. They are perfect and should rule the World and men.

      The Gospel according to Mary and Anthea

      • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 3:43 pm #

        Women’s faults are many.

        Men have only two.

        Everything they say, and everything they do.

        • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:56 pm #

          You are a demon then, as bad as Mary and Anthea.

          Repent.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:07 pm #

          Sweet!

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 9:23 pm #

          I bet you don’t say that when you need a spider squashed or a mouse trapped. <>

          • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 3:15 am #

            @ Wizard of the Saddle:

            Whenever a wasp got in the house, I was always the one who dealt with it, as my ex was scared of wasps.

            Once when the toilet got clogged, I handed him the plunger. He shut the bathroom door to perform this operation in secret. When I opened the door to see why things were not progressing, he was poking the wooden handle down the commode.

            When the sink sprayer crapped out, who to you think replaced the diverter? Or the length of busted pipe that went to the outdoor spigot? That’s right; that would be me.

            I believe I can handle setting a mouse trap.

          • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 3:16 am #

            Notice that Jarek can’t figure out how to water his own plants.

          • benr December 20, 2022 at 10:09 am #

            @ant

            Damn you married a dud not a dude.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 12:28 pm #

            Yup. Now the question is why. The most reasonable answer: She wanted a man she could dominate. What does say about her?

            Nuthin’ good.

          • Anthea December 22, 2022 at 10:36 am #

            @ Jarek:

            I would be very much surprised if you are able to do plumbing repairs or deal with bees and wasps in the house.

          • Jarek December 22, 2022 at 1:25 pm #

            But we’re talking about your husband and why you married him since he was so impractical.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 2:03 pm #

      Again….the men you cite do not even begin to approach a majority of all men. The majority of men detest ALL of this, but not enough of us possess the money and power to halt it. The Leftist and WEF types like Schwab and Trudeau are feminized sacks of shit who cynically leverage the emotional and hysterical nature of deranged liberal women to achieve their political goals. They don’t go to MEN looking for the votes to pass their socialist policies. Nope. It’s the WOMEN’s vote that always carries the day for these bastards.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:07 pm #

        Oh so women should stop it, and caused it all, but men are helpless to do anything? Are you even reading what you write?

        My gawd.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 9:32 pm #

          Do you do much actual thinking, Mary, before you write? Settle down.

          I do not find everything you post to be wrongheaded, but the misandry you exhibit is a flaw and I’m afraid ole Jarek has you pegged in that department.

          If all men vanished tomorrow your troubles would not be over. They would multiply beyond your imagination within the first two weeks.

          Men sustain civilization. Women sustain the species.

          Remember, Mary: Every MAN was the fruit of a woman’s womb. Biology ties us together in a way that no amount of feminist claptrap can ever set asunder. Each sex needs the other. But it only works if we stay in our allotted lanes and perform the roles nature specifically designed each of us for. Men need to be masculine. Women need to be feminine. None of this gender confusion nonsense. Any who is confused about what is between their legs is simply mentally I’ll and needs to be committed to a rubber room.

          • C.O.Jones December 22, 2022 at 9:45 am #

            Well said, Wizard.

            My last wife complained about my “toxic masculinity” at which point I diagnosed her repetition of social virtue buzzwords as a caustic asininity.

            It may be a couple of points against my poetic license – hope my insurance doesn’t go up – but it was worth the blank stare I received in response.

      • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 3:28 am #

        I honestly think that all men need to do is to begin behaving in an honest, honorable, and responsible way towards women, and towards their children.

        I have never heard of a single case of domestic violence in which the wife’s dad, brother, or other male relative did anything in her defense.

        You guys brought this on yourselves.

        • benr December 20, 2022 at 10:10 am #

          Bullshit someone abusing my daughter they are not going to like what I say and then do if it does not stop.

      • Anthea December 22, 2022 at 10:40 am #

        @ Wizard of the Saddle:

        Women vote for socialist policies because they don’t want their kids to starve and live under a bridge. And women know that the men cannot be counted on to provide.

  13. Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 10:36 am #

    I beg to differ. If the women had that much power Hillary Clinton would have been already running for her second term.

    She was well on her way to the White House when suddenly TPTB decided it would be a man, a black man, who would be the ‘historic first’.

    Black woman Oprah Winfrey, alleged feminist, told her white audience not to vote for the first woman to have a real shot at the presidency, not to vote for one of their own, because Barack Obama was The One.

    • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 10:58 am #

      Yeah, he was the one all right.

      Judas!

    • redrock December 19, 2022 at 11:32 am #

      Oprah and Obama, the n word comes to mind. Lotta mouth and huckster.

    • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 2:07 pm #

      And they listened too! Imagine allowing an anti-White racist like Oprah to be your brain.

      That’s White women!

  14. JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 10:36 am #

    Exactly what do you think the political Right, the Reds, want if not the resurrection of the American Way.

    Right on, JHK, keep it up.

    Folks who want change even if it is negative decorate and right now dominate this country.

    They are JHK’s target,

    And mine.

    If the change artists succeed, there will be no American Way.

  15. ActionJack December 19, 2022 at 10:53 am #

    2016 was Hillary
    2020 was Joe
    2024 will be Gavin

    These are all beatable people, but we are 50/50.

    • Frank Buttitch December 19, 2022 at 11:16 am #

      Not for long

  16. MontanaMan December 19, 2022 at 10:55 am #

    Another absolutely outstanding spot—on perfectly written article by that good old American truth teller. I never thought I’d live to see the day that I, a Conservative and, many many other Conservatives would be reading James Howard Kunstler. Because he was always a liberal. I think what is happened to Kunstler, is the same things that has happened to so many other, Democrat voters. That are now voting for Republicans and especially for, Governor, Ron DeSantis. And you know what I mean by that is, you would have to read an article on the Free Press that is titled,

    “The Rise of the DeSantis Democrats
    Like Reagan Democrats once upon a time, these voters have already reshaped the political landscape in Florida. Can they do the same nationally in 2024?”

    By Olivia Reingold.

    Even Democrats give birth. And even Democrat women don’t want their kids messed with by the government. They may be open minded and very much so. They may engage in weekend wife swapping parties.

    Swingers.That, up until Covid came along, swinging really exploded across our Nation. Coast to Coast. It’s a well-known fact that many people that consider themselves sexually open minded are also deeply conservative.

    For example. When it comes to their kids, or to their country. Like the border that we no longer have. Just about everything that Joe Biden has brought about since he’s been in office, they don’t like.

    Governor DeSantis did something that no politician in Florida has ever been able to do before. And that is flip them. He didn’t just flip 1 or 2 or 3 or 4. He flipped every single blue neighborhood. Every single blue city.

    Every single blue county he also flipped. In that article, I read how the employees in the Extremely well-known strip clubs would be dead up all of the stage, because none of these highly paid women was dancing.

    They were all gathered around the men at the bar, talking politics about all the things that Gov DeSantis had brought about. How he did something that no politician has successfully done in any other state. And that’s because none of them have any guts to do it!!

    Andy that is to take on that states public school system. These insane things that have been holding these transsexual dances and them even reading to the little ones in school is as disgusting to DeSantis as it is to parents and and especially to grand-parents!! All of this and more, Much much more, I read about in that article.

    • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 11:07 am #

      How about this,

      Americans are not socialistic, period. As the Democrats that are moderate are overwhelmed by unAmerican socialists, they are starting to realize what the Progressives are up to.

      Remember that the first person Hillary targeted in 2016 was Bernie Sanders, not Trump. Bernie is the leader of the socialist, dictatorial Progressives and the Moderate wing of the Democrats do no want them any more that the Right does and they are starting to jump ship.

      Remember the two reasons the Progressives are growing is the border and the university. Both are the seed bed of Communism.

      • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 2:33 pm #

        What about the Boston Commons and other Commons? The communal barn building among the German groups, etc, etc.

        Any People who refuse communalism are doomed. And at a higher stage of industrial organization, any people who refuse all socialism (such as unions) are doomed to become the pawns and playthings of the Capitalists and Bankers.

        Individuals could never have conquered and dispossessed the communal Indian tribes.

    • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 11:09 am #

      Montana Man – don’t hold your breath – here’s a thought that still occasionally awakens me in a cold sweat at night. I’m talking heebie-jeebies.

      In the 2018 general election for Governor of Florida, DeSantis beat Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum, by 0.4%, 49.6% for DeSantis, to 49.2% for Gillum.

      At the time, Gillum, the black, then Mayor of Tallahassee, FL, state capital of Florida, was already under investigation for corruption in city government.

      In addition, during the campaign, Gillum was found naked and unconscious in his own vomit, from smoking crystal meth, in a ritzy South Beach (Miami) hotel room, with a bunch of male hookers. I have the link to the article, which contains pictures, but I’ll spare CFN’ers the filth.

      Apparently, this did not make him unelectable for Democrats. They are sick, mentally damaged beyond repair. File under: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

      I cannot even begin to imagine the fate of Florida, had Gillum been Governor of Florida, from 2018 until present. As Jim says, it would have made projectile vomiting look like a Satanic loogie – how fitting.

      ~ A fourth generation Floridian

      • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 11:24 am #

        Those meth parties were responsible for the rise in AIDS.

        You could be banned from having a wedding or funeral because of a cold virus, but a drug-fueled orgy that spreads AIDS? Meh.

        All men party BTW.

        • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 2:35 pm #

          All men participate in orgies? Really? Show your data to back that up.

          • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 3:45 pm #

            Gay meth orgies that spread AIDS are all men, yes. When they say “gay”, that’s what is meant by that word.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:58 pm #

            No, you said all men above. Look up and see.

            You need to think more.

        • benr December 19, 2022 at 4:55 pm #

          Those parties consist of meth, viagra and usually poppers.
          A weekend of that partying and someone who had zero HIV will show up as having full blown HIV/AIDS by the end of the weekend.
          The media said so about eight years ago so it must be true.

      • abbybwood December 19, 2022 at 1:25 pm #

        I am in Los Angeles and am planning my escape in May and it will either be back home to Ohio or to Florida.

        The brutal winters in Ohio scare me (I am 72) but another character like Gilliam slithering out of the political woodwork in Florida scares me just as much.

        Not down for vaccine mandates and lockdowns. Too bad DeSantis can’t be governor for life.

        • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 1:47 pm #

          Abby – come to NE Florida, you’ll be welcome here. Look hard at St. Johns County – you’ll love it, heaven on earth – especially the southern half of the county. “Heavy D” was actually our US House Rep from 2013-2018. Loved him then – love him now – pray he stays.

        • NickelthroweR December 19, 2022 at 2:17 pm #

          I left Ventura and moved to Amish Country in Ohio which was my childhood home. Skip Florida and go back home. Nearly 100% of the silliness that has infected the nation these past few years skipped over us. Yes, the Winters can be tough but the other 3 seasons make up for it.

          Oh yeah, housing here is cheap – really cheap. I have a 3000sqft brick home with a new roof and heating on a good-sized lot that backs up into a forest for $136k.

          You wont find that in Florida and with the money you save, you can vacation there for a few weeks in January. 🙂

          • Anthea December 22, 2022 at 10:58 am #

            I’d go with Missouri. (I’m thinking Ohio is colder.) Many of the very rural parts of Missouri are Amish country. Northern Missouri has good, cheap farmland. Southern Missouri does too but is more scenic. If I could live anywhere in the US, I would probably buy a small acreage in a fertile valley in the Ozark Mountains.

            I live in the exurbs of Kansas City, where housing is fairly inexpensive–more so as you get further out of town–but you’re still close to shopping, restaurants, and other amenities.

        • Blackbird December 19, 2022 at 8:15 pm #

          I recommend Florida. Ohio is too cold for a world made by hand – if that is what the future holds.

          I’m in Michigan and am working on my escape back to Florida. I lived in south Florida, on the coast, and that’s still my favorite part, but in the future we appear to be hurtling toward, that will be a world unmade by hand.

          If you’re looking for a future of relative stability in a pleasant place, north Florida is hard to beat.

          • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 11:59 pm #

            Bird – you’re right on. Still civil & beautiful in North Florida. Great people, majority conservative – actually quite a few Michiganders believe it or not. Many used to winter here in times past.

            Any that come here asking what they can give to the community are welcome – any coming here bent on what they can get from the community can GTFO.

            Unquestioned “Southern Hospitality” has gone by the wayside. If people are fleeing some failed shithole city that has failed because of their socialist policies – they are no longer welcome – we don’t want them here. Simple as that.

            Can’t believe you’ve survived under Whitmer – she is evil incarnate – I mean that literally – look into her eyes.

            Stay out of South Florida for the reason you state – check out the NE Florida coast. St. Johns & Flagler counties are idyllic, and with any luck we can stay that way.

          • Blackbird December 20, 2022 at 7:06 pm #

            “…survived under Whitmer…”

            Survived her first term. I’m not so confident about surviving her second.

    • elysianfield December 19, 2022 at 12:24 pm #

      “Swingers.That, up until Covid came along, swinging really exploded across our Nation. Coast to Coast. It’s a well-known fact that many people that consider themselves sexually open minded are also deeply conservative”

      Sooo…Montana swings like a pendulum do?

  17. Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 10:57 am #

    Speaking of those “vaccines”, the Market Ticker guy writes about how they don’t work, they were never going to work. the utter stupidity involved, etc.

    We knew this a long time ago.

    And Now the Proof: You Wasted Your Time

    https://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?post=247653

    • abbybwood December 19, 2022 at 1:47 pm #

      So, fraud and corruption to the tune of billions and it’s still happening.

    • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 1:50 pm #

      They work. Just not in the way we were told.

      • Mick December 19, 2022 at 1:59 pm #

        Operation Thin the Herd

    • Disaffected December 19, 2022 at 3:34 pm #

      Love the way Denninger writes. He pulls no punches.

  18. JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 10:57 am #

    Okay Mary.

    Who IS responsible for taking this country into the perverted mess that it is now? You say men, right.

    Look back fifty years and think of what has changed to create the perversion of our political society.

    Politics, both sexes. Think the same thing that driven the woke movement with Blacks, is the same as women. Poor little Blacks, or Women, we need to take care of them and give them preferential treatment,

    Which puts them into a power drive which divides everyone.

    What has changed? Roles. The nuclear family, a 50+% divorce rate, men leaving their traditional breadwinner role, women leaving their homemaker role, actually being forced to, to enter the job market with primarily menial service sector jobs. People who brag on the small businesses run by women do not realize that small business makes small income, takes lots of hours, and most fail within five years.

    Anyway, Mary, in this wonderful America we have developed, everyone has lost, everyone is at fault, not just women or not just men.

    You love to blame men for all the changes. Wow, considering that in 1950, every economic power position, at least 95% anyway, was filled by a man. So I guess that they made 95% of the bad and good decisions affecting things IS A GIVEN.

    I, for one, notice that as the movement of women higher and higher in the social economic structure of the US, the WORSE things have gotten. The blog talks about how the country has become more perverted with its valued and it is accelerating with time. What is changing over the last forty years.

    The percentage of women entering the workforce and the percentage of men leaving.

    Your logic bucket has a big hole in it.

    Want to find who is at fault, go to any public location and look around 360 degrees. They are all at fault.

    • Islander December 19, 2022 at 11:05 am #

      ” women leaving their homemaker role, actually being forced to, to enter the job market ”

      Bollocks. Faulty logic.

      Women have always been workers. Check your history books. Or, to keep it simple, read just one book on the history of textile production.

      The “job market” is a relative recent creation and socioeconomic concept.

      • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 11:13 am #

        Bollocks back.

        Women comprise a much larger sector of our economy today that sixty years ago.

        I never said they did not work hard, homemakers work their butts off, just where the energy is expended has changed.

        Want to blame something for women’s desire to get out of the house? How about all the labor saving devices invented in the first half of the 20 th century. The labor role at home was cut by 2/3.

        • Islander December 19, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

          JOhn,
          Your backward-looking lens has a very short focal length.

          The picture seems to go out of focus at about 1951.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 2:40 pm #

            Things were better then. Modern feminist culture is a disaster. You wouldn’t fit in back then? Yeah, and you won’t fit into a World Made by Hand either. You’re not the Centre or the Measure of anything. Neither am I. We need to talk about what’s best for most people, right?

        • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 1:06 pm #

          Actually appliances brought some chores back into the home.
          When was the last time you heard of anyone sending their laundry out?

          • Q. Shtik December 19, 2022 at 2:31 pm #

            When was the last time you heard of anyone sending their laundry out? – B of O

            ===========

            For approximately 2 years that Peter lived in Florida prior to Bo and I rescuing him from a medical facility, he sent out his laundry. Likewise for all the time subsequent to his wife’s death in 2014.

            Peter doesn’t know how a washing machine works and in any case it’s not something a man should be doing.

            Ditto for doing dishes.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 2:41 pm #

            Peter is a man’s man. What kind of guns did he have?

      • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 11:30 am #

        That Ozzie and Harriet image of American family life was crafted to sell stuff, and to get women OUT of the workforce so returning veterans would have something to do.

        The biggest change from feminism is that women were staying in the workforce after they married and had children.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 1:01 pm #

        Total Bollocks, yes.

        Women have been in the workforce forever. But to people like JAZ it began in 1970.

        Just, weird.

        • abbybwood December 19, 2022 at 2:03 pm #

          From the time I turned 16 and worked as a lifeguard I just liked getting those paychecks every Friday.

          Same for when I became a nurse and the paychecks were like “Wow!”

          I liked making money and being independent.

    • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 11:28 am #

      The politics are driven by the perverters. Look at Disney, trying to throw their weight around in Florida.

      Actually I could make the case that society reached its highest point after women broke free of the restraints imposed on them.

      Things turned around and started going the other way at approximately the same time the globalism push started.

      • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 11:48 am #

        Disney, yuk.

        We went to so Avatar yesterday. Four trailers shown before.

        All were Marvel comics superhero movies. Avatar itself was Disney.

        I think Disney is responsible fro destroying Hollywood. Good movies are few and far between.

        Used to say that there are 13 basic plots that all stories are based upon.

        I think Hollywood is down to one or two.

        • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 12:48 pm #

          WTF did you go and see that garbage for? Why give them your hard earnt money?

        • RelativeGuise December 19, 2022 at 1:49 pm #

          NO! Hwood is down to a half of one, which is the progenitor of thousands of plots, this confusion, this thus I am not a bean. I identify as bean so please tell me SBF is not going on an LSD cross of jare bear stare.really

          the half life, John, of all the confusion is the whole of all that is crystalline and pure. We just seek a whole. We get a half and that, as one knows, is thousands. Just look in the mirbird.

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 4:29 pm #

            What have you been smokin’ dude? I’d lay off that shit if I were you..,,

          • Blackbird December 19, 2022 at 8:21 pm #

            Yeah, that stuff they sell at the gas station? That’s not really weed.

        • abbybwood December 19, 2022 at 2:07 pm #

          I heard the dialogue in Avatar is stupid. Most people left the theater or fell asleep.

          • Q. Shtik December 19, 2022 at 8:39 pm #

            I heard the dialogue in Avatar is stupid. – abby

            =============

            Disney (the creator of Avatar) stock was the biggest loser in the DJIA today based on disappointment over the movie.

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:46 pm #

      You are blind to facts, so you should probably just ignore my posts. You never even come close to digesting any of what I say. You just come out with strawmen which then you try to knock down in a clumsy fashion.

      My logic has no holes in it.

      You have proven over and over not to get that our society is structured and controlled by the deep state. Starting in 1970s when Gloria Steinem the CIA asset started gaslighting women into giving up families and motherhood onto present day. Paula D has also explained ad nauseam that forcing women into the workforce was a win/win for capitalism. Women don’t have the power to do any of this. We have been pawns, just as BLM, Antifa, etc. continue to be pawns.

      Speaking of pawns, you’re the biggest one up here. Still judging everyone’s opinion even though you flipflop on everything nonstop.

      • malthuss December 19, 2022 at 1:53 pm #

        is this to John?

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 3:44 pm #

          Obviously, since it’s a response to his comment.

      • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 6:24 pm #

        Hahahaha, what logic?

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 1:02 pm #

      Also, I pointed out the men in charge.

      I didn’t say “all men.”

      You and Jarek love to play that little game. It’s a stupid one.

      • RelativeGuise December 19, 2022 at 1:51 pm #

        momentum, Jarek.

      • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 6:31 pm #

        You often just say men as in, Women are life. Men are death.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:11 pm #

          Never said that, though. You did.

          Maybe you have a memory problem, Alzheimer’s creeping up?

  19. Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 10:58 am #

    Aneurisms? You don’t say.

    UPDATE on the Grant Wahl story: One week after Wahl’s sudden death, disturbing new evidence that mRNA shots can cause aneurysms in healthy people

    Alex Berenson

    https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/update-on-the-grant-wahl-story-one/comments?utm_source=profile&utm_medium=reader2

  20. Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 11:00 am #

    They didn’t want us to know this until they were all dead.

    What will it take for the media and public health bureaucrats to admit the mRNA vaccines have failed?

    Alex Berenson

    https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/what-will-take-for-the-media-and?utm_source=profile&utm_medium=reader2

    • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 11:17 am #

      It will never happen! Ever. The folks in control are the ones that caused the vaxx surge in the first place.

      Also, the populace wants to follow, not lead. The majority will never believe anything contrary to what their doctor or the government tells them.

    • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 11:46 am #

      Two professional footballers here in Switzerland just dropped dead. Crickets. Celine Dion has “stiff body syndrome”. Crickets. If it weren’t so tragic, it would be funny watching the MSM twist themselves into knots trying to avoid mentioning the V word.

      • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 1:52 pm #

        Two more World Cup journos also collapsed and died after Grant Wahl.

        All with heart issues.

        • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 2:59 pm #

          Must have been the excitement of watching Messi’s silky ball skills!

          • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 5:51 pm #

            Scheeeenkelklopfer

      • Blackbird December 19, 2022 at 8:29 pm #

        Celine Dion had “stiff body syndrome” long before “Covid” became trendy.

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2022 at 10:15 am #

          Autoimmune disease exacerbated by Covid.

          A lot of folks have autoimmune reactions not readily noticeable. My daughter is one.

          Covid and/or the vaxx brings it on.

          Covid does not kill. It aggravates what is already there.

  21. Islander December 19, 2022 at 11:00 am #

    Hmmm.
    The pussyhatters, Antifa, BLM etc. are IMO all “vocal minorities” whose members are easily manipulated or bought and who are used as battering rams to further undeclared agendas.

    According to a Google search ” Twitter currently has 329 million users.”

    So, 10 million sounds to me like a vocal minority.

    Of course their votes are “recorded,” right? Their votes become part of “Twitter files.”

    since when do CEOs of huge corporations ask for a vote on their tenure? Never.

    This Musk vote has the feel of a stunt, or a way to get out of a situation that has gone bad for him in some way.

    Regarding JHK’s essay today, his parable includes many of the weird events the nation has been subjected to since Nov. 2016.

    But I think he is off the track to cast this parable in terms of “Holy Family” terms of Daddydom and, by implication and, logically, Mommydom (and citizens are the Baby Jesus?). Pussy grabber Trump was no one’s Daddy figure, as far as I can tell. Ditto, Hillary, qua Mommy figure. The Bill-Hillary relationship is just . . . unpalatable . . .

    Anyhow, I pray that JHK is right and that our legal system is up to the challenge of uncovering some truth and meting out some punishment.

    • Rowdypiglet December 19, 2022 at 11:57 am #

      I disagree, Islander. The fact that we don’t see Trump that way doesn’t mean he wasn’t seen as a Daddy figure by the left, particularly by the kind of women who are enraged at the idea that any man would or could have any sort of power over them. They may have perceived him as Bad Daddy, or Authoritarian Daddy, or just Daddy-like in that he is a man who disagreed with them and might gain a position in which he could do something about it. Daddy as a concept is intolerable to them, and they projected their feelings about that onto Trump regardless of how unsuitable he was.

      I don’t think there was any implication of a Holy Family or of Hilary as a Mommy figure. Again, those on the left are inclined to this sort of projection due to their obsession with destruction of the family. So Hilary as a Mommy figure wouldn’t need to be in any way a suitable one.

      • Islander December 19, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

        The expression Daddydom (as opposed to, say, “Maledom”) implies a family context.

        Rowdy: “the kind of women who are enraged at the idea that any man would or could have any sort of power over them. ”

        What?

        This may be a factor in the psyches of some women. If they offload this negative energy onto their fathers it may be that these women had fathers who were bullies or worse. I will guesstimate that this is not the majority of women. .

        Other than that though …. ????

        Are you a woman that you understand all women’s inner psyches and needs so well? (Of course all women are the same, right?)

        BTW, Dr. Peter Breggin states that the real problem for American chidren is not ADHD but DADD:
        Dad Attention Deficit Disorder.

        httpX://soundcloud.com/user-615308158-237228821/episode-60-dad-attention-deficit-disorder-dadd

        • Rowdypiglet December 19, 2022 at 3:54 pm #

          Islander, I didn’t say it was the majority of women. Nor did I claim to understand “all women’s inner psyches and needs so well” or say anything remotely like “all women are the same.” Though, being a woman myself, I may understand them a bit better than non-women.

          I enjoy a good debate, but it should be about things I actually said, not what you have invented.

          • Islander December 19, 2022 at 5:54 pm #

            “the kind of women who are enraged at the idea that any man would or could have any sort of power over them. They may have perceived him as Bad Daddy, or Authoritarian Daddy, or just Daddy-like in that he is a man who disagreed with them and might gain a position in which he could do something about it. Daddy as a concept is intolerable to them, and they projected their feelings about that onto Trump regardless of how unsuitable he was. ”

            Well, then, you speak for yourself as a member of a small cohort of women who hate their fathers and by extension all men..

            This pychological stance is, actually, IMO, neurotic or, in the extreme, pathological. Just like men such as Jarket who carry a huge chip on their shoulder because of maybe unloving mothers or something.

            In any event, I don’t think these angry women are those who started the many-faceted psy-ops against Trump as soon as he was elected. If I were to name one probably driving figure in this destroy Trump campaign it would be Adam Schiff. I think Schiff looks like a pansy but I guess he was married to Eve (not making this up).

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 6:36 pm #

            Vast numbers of children grow up today without fathers – thank you Women, Lawyers, and Law Makers! Daddy issues? Of course! How can you even rebel against someone who isn’t there, much less loved and be loved by him?

      • Blackbird December 19, 2022 at 8:43 pm #

        The Hildebeast as mommy figure? More like a termite queen – a mean one.

        • Rowdypiglet December 20, 2022 at 11:43 am #

          “Well, then, you speak for yourself as a member of a small cohort of women who hate their fathers and by extension all men..”

          @Islander, that’s such a bizarre take on what I said that I don’t really know how to reply to it. I’ve encountered quite a few women who deeply resent any man who is or is perceived to be an authority figure. I’ve encountered them in real life and I’ve seen them acting out in public. It’s not that hard to infect any group with a sense of grievance, and this is a common one. It’s something I’ve observed.

          I certainly don’t hate my father, or my grandfathers, or my husband (all of whom I love with all my heart). I do resent the implication and think it entirely unwarranted.

  22. 333333 December 19, 2022 at 11:06 am #

    Purely from recollection, but I remember reading that it was the liberal white women in Haiti that brought white control down to be replaced by black governing. After which every white person in the country was killed.

    Can’t attest to this other than this was my interpterion of that one account.

    • Paula D December 20, 2022 at 12:34 pm #

      Liberal white women in Haiti?

      Haiti?

  23. Frank Buttitch December 19, 2022 at 11:11 am #

    Is the truth as I see it all that really matters.?

    • BackRowHeckler December 19, 2022 at 11:25 am #

      Another example of “the war against truth & reality” is the way the western media is covering the Ukraine-Russia War, trotting out retired US Generals each night who assure us that Ukraine is winning. The truth is, Ukraine is losing, and losing bad; the whole country is wrecked. Just this weekend CNN ran a segment claiming Ukraine is poised to take back Crimea. It’s a delusion, and this delusional type thinking could easily lead us to a direct confrontation with Russia. If history tells us anything it is that Russians will fight like tigers to defend their Motherland. Not to take anything away from the US Armed forces, but rest assured, in any future conflict, Russia will not be a pushover. Russia in not Iraq. And this is not to mention the 6000 nuclear warheads in the Russian arsenal.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 11:32 am #

        Nobody even talks about what winning would look like for Ukraine.

        • K-Chien December 19, 2022 at 12:50 pm #

          Nobody in America cares what happens to the people of Ukraine. All that matters in America is that Russia gets dicked in the process.

          If Americans gave two shits what the American Government does overseas, we would be a different country.

          • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 1:53 pm #

            True. But you also injected their poison into your veins.

            The human mind is a marvel.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:13 pm #

            Some of us – millions – have ‘given a shit’ for decades. We’re the ones who marched in countless protests.

            Did you bother?

            Asshole.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 1:07 am #

            For what causes? Civil rights – just anti-White tyranny? Abortion – the right to kill the unborn? This helped America like a hole in the head.

          • benr December 20, 2022 at 10:15 am #

            @jarek

            But they murdered lots of black and brown babies come on that has to bring a smile to your face.
            Be honest.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 12:33 pm #

            Google the etymology of nation. If you don’t know what etymology means, google that first.

            Now once you know what a nation is, decide if you still want one or not. If yes, then apologize to me.

      • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 12:08 pm #

        BRH – Check out Moon of Alabama for more accurate sitreps on AFU (US/UK/NATO/EU) vs. RF. The former getting their ass kicked by the latter. The former an embarrassing joke – the latter no joke.

      • Islander December 19, 2022 at 12:57 pm #

        BRH:
        Another part of the widespread delusion is the idea that “We can’t Putin get away with this.”

        I pointed out to this person (steadfast reader of the NYT) that it is Russia that can’t let NATO get away with creating a nuclear-armed state on its border.

        He then said that the only solutioin was for Ukraine and Russia to come to terms. At least that is a decent sentiment—although at the moment it seems to be equally ungrounded in reality.

        • Islander December 19, 2022 at 1:00 pm #

          A man of the old school (currently devotedly taking care of his much-younger wife who took a serious fall recently), he did seem grasp the idea that this war is killing off all the Ukrainian men, leaving the women with no husbands.

          • Islander December 19, 2022 at 1:01 pm #

            PS. The gentleman in question is 98; his wife 86.

            Just to preempt snarky comments.

          • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 1:09 pm #

            More workers for the human trafficking industry.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 1:46 pm #

            BoO, that’s what I was going to say.

            Lots more ‘sex workers’ as the Wokies like to call sex trafficking.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 6:39 pm #

            One recalls the “No Sex League” of young women in Orwell’s 1984. Doubtless some of our ladies would have been members when younger if any such thing was available.

        • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 1:24 pm #

          He thinks that Ukraine and Russia need to come to terms?

          Geez. As if Ukraine and Russia didn’t consider themselves to be the same people until the destruction of the Soviet Union and especially after the coup of 2014.

          The hate and fear installed into the Ukrainians, in school and in the media, is a perfect example of how easy it is for the propaganda experts to stir up emotions.

          They did it in Yugoslavia in the 90s also. And they are doing it here.

          • Islander December 19, 2022 at 1:42 pm #

            My point:
            “At least that is a decent sentiment

            I don’t argue (much) with a 98-year-old on his birthday.

          • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 2:40 pm #

            Good idea.

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 3:27 pm #

            Russia and Ukraine DID come to terms. They signed the Minsk Declarations, giving autonomy to the ethnic Russians in the Donbass. It was the Ukrainians under Z who refused to respect the declarations. And, as Merkel has just admitted, they never had any intention of doing so, as they were signed just to buy time for the Ukies to re-arm. Karma has entered the battlefield.

          • Paula D December 22, 2022 at 4:28 pm #

            Actually it was the Ukrainians under Poroshenko who refused to honor the agreements, as he recently bragged.

            Zelensky ran on a ”Peace with Donbass, honor the Minsk Accords” platform in 2019 and beat Poroshenko, getting over 70% of the vote, although Donbass citizens weren’t allowed to vote.
            Poroshenko lost big time.
            So, taking away the millions of people in Donbass not allowed to vote, still over 70% of Ukrainians are not Nazis, do not want to kill the people of Donbass and wanted peace.

            Then Zelensky tried to go to the front and stop the military/Azozs from attacking the people in Donbass and they told him to go fuck himself, they didn’t have to obey him.

            Then the street nazi thugs started rioting all over Ukraine, while the police watched, and Zelensky’s “security” stood down and the members of his party in the Rada were attacked.

            And that is how Zelensky was “convinced” to go along with the US/NATO handlers and their push for war on Donbass.

            And now he is playing his part to the hilt.

    • RelativeGuise December 19, 2022 at 1:52 pm #

      No, the truth that you see is all me, which is them, and by them I mean God loves them. For feeding perversion requires,,.,AL pinky finger dollars.

  24. Lyndy33 December 19, 2022 at 11:22 am #

    Merry Christmas, Kwanzaa, solar minimum, Hanukkah to you all. Today, here, we have a beautiful day of hoarfrost all over trees and grasses. The here and now are not too bad for me and mine. We are prepared for bad times and we look around and enjoy the beautiful nature we live in. That, my friends, is reality. The ‘reality’ you talk about is something else and should not be confused with the real ‘reality’.

  25. Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 11:33 am #

    That Balenciaga story dropped out of sight real quick.

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:48 pm #

      It sure did. What a surprise! 😉

    • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 1:58 pm #

      Beryl – I’m a PR Crisis Management Expert: I tell all my clients – “If you can last 72 hours, you’ll be fine”, That’s the news cycle – 72 hours.

      • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 4:39 pm #

        Depends on the story.

        Cheney shooting his friend in the face? Gone.

        Paul Pelosis in his underwear with a male prostitute? Gone.

        Jan. 6th will live forever.

        • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 5:17 pm #

          In infamy, no less.

  26. dorn December 19, 2022 at 11:35 am #

    The gender war escalates on CFN. Repeal the 19th.

    • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 11:47 am #

      And Herr Jarek hasn’t even weighed in yet!

      • dorn December 19, 2022 at 11:53 am #

        Yes. I’m looking forward to it.

        • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 12:10 pm #

          Yes, he’ll be off-the-chain.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:49 pm #

            I’ll be sure to scroll past his trolling.

          • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

            What’ll the rules be for this one? 12 rounds. three knockdowns, no spitting our gouging? I hope the ref, JHK, is up for this one.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 6:44 pm #

            All the ladies read me religiously. My posts give their life meaning. As the Master Vampire, Barlow, said in Salem’s Lot: Your god is the one who feeds you. In that sense at least, I am their god.

      • elysianfield December 19, 2022 at 12:31 pm #

        …Anybody see Jarek an Frank Pravone in the same room?

        https://www.newsmax.com/us/frank-pravone-pope-francis-prolife/2022/12/18/id/1101009/

        I didn’t think so.

        • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 6:48 pm #

          Thank you. He sounds like a fine man. And he remains a Priest forever after the Order of Melchizedeck. No one can take that away from him.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 4:45 pm #

      Ditto. I don’t even consider it a gender war. I just want good government. Female participation has made this impossible to achieve any longer.

      As a general rule, it is my firm belief that females are designed to be governed by men. It is the natural order of things. There are occasional exceptions, but they only go to prove the rule. The only people females should govern are their children. Child bearing and child rearing are the natural female functions for our species. The overwhelming bulk of the female population in a healthy society will be at home raising children and maintaining the marital household. Again, there will be occasional exceptions to this…but they should be as rare as hen’s teeth.

      OK. Fembots. Ye may hurl your bricks at me. I care not. After sixty years of living, this is the conclusion I’ve reached on this issue. I’ve heard every fembot argument to the contrary and remain unpersuaded. Feminism has paved the way for the death of America. I’m absolutely convinced of that. I strongly support the repeal of the 19th Amendment without apology.

      • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 6:51 pm #

        Ray Palmer, a mighty spirit trapped in a deformed gnome like body, wrote about Deros – or demented robots. He may have been talking about these without knowing it!

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:15 pm #

        How much more awesome was government before women were in higher roles?

        Please tell us of a time when all was rosy.

        Was it during WWI? The Great Depression? The Dust Bowl? Inquiring minds want to know.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 9:38 pm #

          Government awesome? Since when? At best, good government means keeping the thieving and killing by the government to the lowest minimum possible.

          In all times this is a difficult task.

          In a Woke World empowered by PussyCrats it has become well nigh impossible.

        • Q. Shtik December 19, 2022 at 10:55 pm #

          Was it during WWI? The Great Depression? The Dust Bowl? – MQ

          ============

          Women caused the Dust Bowl, every one knows that.

      • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 11:05 am #

        @ Wizard of the Saddle:

        Government is actually not a pursuit that is consistent with human decency for either sex. My somewhat limited experience with having a government job (where I came in contact with the–predominantly–men who were running the show) was that bribery and corruption is government’s primary purpose. Later in life, I encountered the same thing in relation to our city government and through many contacts who had dealt with the county government and the court system. In the latter case, there were admittedly some women involved, though the great majority were men. You won’t find good women in positions of political power, but that’s mainly because you rarely find any decent people at all in positions of political power. In my former little hamlet, we did eventually get good city government, but the main thing that disincentivized bad government was the 2008 real estate collapse, together with some actions at the county level, that made stealing other people’s property unprofitable.

        When one of my daughters was about ten, she said she wanted to be the first woman president. I told her, “Honey, you are nowhere near low-down enough for that line of work.”

      • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm #

        @ Wizard of the Saddle:

        Re your belief that “females are designed to be governed by men,” I can’t imagine what world you are living in. In my world, we feel somewhat fortunate if any of the men know anything about anything. Admittedly, some do. My married daughters are generally fortunate in their husbands, who have highly skilled (and pretty well paying) jobs that they are good at. But it falls to the women to be highly skilled and good at almost everything else.

        I sometimes think that the men in the family are a little intimidated by my daughters’ terrifying efficiency in many areas. Let someone fall seriously ill, and they show up with home-canned chicken broth, fancy water with electrolytes, a heating pad, an oxymeter, and a nebulizer–and a cot, so they can stay overnight.

        It was when I was having trouble keeping the books on my home business that I learned that I was the only one in the family who didn’t know how to put together and maintain a spreadsheet–which apparently all the girls do to manage family finances. So they taught me how.

        One daughter is a skilled car mechanic, as well as being skilled in most of the building trades. Her husband did the electrical work on their rehab, but she did most of everything else. (She was, fortunately, not working at the time they were doing the rehab. A good thing, or the work would have taken even longer than a year-and-a-half.)

        Most of my girls are good cooks, and one is excellent. One of the husbands is a good cook, I admit.

        A couple of the girls are highly skilled gardeners and do a lot of canning–and also processing meat, though they let the men do most of the butchering.

        Several of the men do have some special areas of knowledge unrelated to their employment. One is a fine musician and probably knows more about theology than most graduates of theological seminaries. He and my daughter both teach religious education at their church.

        Highly competent, powerhouse women with a huge skillset are very common in my areas. Many run successful home businesses of one kind or another. The husbands, on the other hand, tend to have less wide-ranging competencies, and are far less likely to be self-starters or engage in self-directed activities.

        Decision-making, in all matters, properly belongs to the person doing the job. If you’re building a beehive, you’re the one who should make the decisions about the design and materials.

        Men should govern in their areas of competency. While I think my sons-in-law are outstanding guys, this does not seem to be true of most men. Try asking a guy to bring you an aspirin when you’re sick. He’ll bring you one aspirin and no water to wash it down, and he’ll have a temper tantrum when you point out that you need two aspirin and some water. Or try sending a guy to the grocery store to pick up a red onion. (He will not return with a red onion.)

        On the other hand, if you send a woman to the hardware store to pick up a one-pound box of 3″ coarse-thread, Phillips-head, black decking screws, she will return with a one-pound box of 3″ coarse-thread, Phillips-head, black decking screws.

        I’m fine with men governing in those areas in which they have competency. Unfortunately, those areas are few, when it comes to most men.

  27. 333333 December 19, 2022 at 11:38 am #

    It’s hard to make the case that this country is not bleeding out, having been shot full of holes, any one of which could be fatal:

    Third world immigrants flooding the country, sucking up resources of all kinds.

    Outsourcing our manufacturing.

    Unpayable debt.

    Pervasive dishonesty by our rulers.

    Continual, arrogant, bullying around the world.

    Corruption, a huge parasitic class, there’s more. Maybe sum it up, The seven deadly sins.

    • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 1:28 pm #

      Pride? Check. They even have flags for it.
      Greed? Check. Greed is good.
      Lust? Check. It sells!
      Wrath? Check. Current country being targeted is Russia.
      Gluttony? That’s an easy one. Look around.
      Envy? Check. Also sells product.
      Sloth? Check. Cars and electric doors and leaf blowers, oh my.

      • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 3:52 pm #

        People who complain about another’s “privilege” have elevated envy to a virtue.

        • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 12:19 pm #

          I wish there was a “like” button on here.

  28. themetalmystic December 19, 2022 at 11:40 am #

    I think there is a lot of value in the analysis. I think it is missing a timeline and it is missing the proper level of granularity in terms of which men are the target of the ruling regime and its revolution.

    This revolution started long before 2016, and the factions involved are more numerous than just the Clinton Dynasty. The revolution started when the Frankfurt school escaped Germany. While Hitler was self immolating in a fit of Berserkering of epic proportions that turned out to be the biggest own goal in the history of The West. They came to America and had a plan with a long time horizon. They found the perfect conditions for launching their revolution – an open and extremely high trust society that was susceptible to moral brow beating whose ruling regime was at least 5 rungs of wisdom, competence and most importantly moral conviction and courage below the truly great men who built America.

    They built a coalition and destroyed for good the founding American Constitutional order and replaced it with its moral and legal antithesis: The Civil Rights regime and the Immigration Act. The latter was the silent battering ram of the project. In 1964 America was comprised of 90% white Gentiles. Now it is comprised of 57% white Gentiles and the generation of white Gentiles entering kindergarten today comprise 45% of the population. Not only are they a minority, but they are taught that their bloodline is evil and the nation and civilization that their bloodline created is vile and illegitimate. Their majority classmates are taught that their dispossession and subjugation as lessers is perfectly valid and justified.

    Why is this happening. Because those hard headed working class white people were hard headed. They couldn’t be convinced to give up their birthright of individual sovereignty and self governance. Worse, they could make more money as plumbers, small business owners and contractors than the vaccuous sinecures and propagandist pets of the ruling regime. So what do you do? You replace the nation by replacing the heritage population that is patriotic and loyal to it.

    That is the real war. That war is won. We are now a conquered people. But the story is not over. The show trials about to commence will be a mere footnote when in several generations a story with parallels to the Visigoths of Asturias is written. For today we are a conquered people, and the coming decades are going to get more not less difficult.

    But, we are the carriers of the Faustian spirit that defines The West. Now, those who know the hour are the wheat that is beginning the long and difficult task of separating themselves from the chaff. For those with the courage to admit the facts, but who can channel the rage that grows as each incendiary scale falls from our eyes, we admit defeat and feel the burden of denial roll away. It won’t be easy, and it probably won’t happen in our lifetimes, but the wheat will plant itself in fertile grounds and find its roots back 4000 years to the Yamnaya and the people of Europe who survived and who we became.

    That is the noble and heroic journey that awaits those with the courage to admit defeat and with the fortitude to survive and the wisdom and forbearance to build an actualize the long plan for our people.

    My your Yol logs burn bright and Your Halls Be Filled with Sober Merriment and Conviction.

    • Alfred December 19, 2022 at 12:36 pm #

      Faustian Spirit.

      I didn’t know it had a name.

      Thank you.

    • Ron Anselmo December 19, 2022 at 12:36 pm #

      Mystic – I’ve never seen this spoken so well, maybe ever. Thanks.

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:51 pm #

      The Frankfurt School should be studied by everyone. Thank you for this great post.

    • crudgemudgeon December 19, 2022 at 2:23 pm #

      Thanks, especially for the last part, sober thinking is called for now.

    • Beryl of Oyl December 19, 2022 at 3:54 pm #

      Good post.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 4:53 pm #

      Yes, you have properly summed up the situation. The Great Replacement did not happen by accident. Sinister people with agendas drive it forward and continue to do so.

      I too have concluded that they have conquered America – the one we grew up with. Here and there one finds small redoubts of the Old Republic scattered around in various largely rural enclaves of this country. I retreated into one of those and hope to live unmolested until I pass away. The forces of darkness are ascendant, but hopefully will not rub out these little redoubts of freedom until I am long gone and forgotten.

      Call me black-pilled on this subject because I am. I presently see no real way to roll any of this back short of a Civil War or secession or both. Even in that instance, I suspect most of the world would back the side composed of communist assholes.

      • themetalmystic December 19, 2022 at 6:22 pm #

        The point I was trying to make is that we have to actively protect our people and our civilization as best we can. We all should understand the great men and the great civilizations of the West. We all should understand genetics and the foundations of the Europids. (Yamnaya, Corded Wood, Nordics, Italics …)

        That is a minimum. As Americans we should understand the ideas that founded the Republic. We should understand how and why it failed.

        We must cultivate our masculinity by cultivating capabilities in the physical world. Self defense (firearms, martial arts, battle tactics); Basic Survival (agriculture; hunting and gaming; pre-industrial skills like start a fire, build a shelter …) Now these are practical but more important to cultivate masculinity.

        The next step is to transmit all of this information in a communal manner with your community and your posterity. If you don’t have kids, mentor young white men in all of these things,with the intention that they will become greater than you and your generation.

        Also, tumble down the rabbit hole and you will find more or less precisely who did this to us. Document that for posterity, because our people will emerge from Asturias and a capability and a wrath must mete out consequences. You don’t attempt a genocide of a people across multiple continents without facing the consequences.

        That said, the thrust of this is to create an upward thrust whose primary goal is to pursue our destiny after we have survived and imbue our progeny with the vision to make our first 4000 years of history look like a primoridal soup. That is a tremendous challenge but this is the grand noble pursuit that gives reason and meaning to the noble pursuit of survival.

        We have been steam rolled. But until the last of our people draws breath it is not over. Now, get to work building your house. Raise Kings and Queens who swear never again more brother wars and are focused on the quest.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 9:41 pm #

          To paraphrase Dickens in the Christmas Season: You are a most powerful speaker, sir. It is a wonder you don’t stand for Parliament!

        • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 12:28 pm #

          Re the “Yamnaya, Corded Ware” peoples, I highly recommend reading “The Horse, the Wheel, and Language.” It’s a fascinating overview of pre-history covering the Indo-Europeans and Proto-Indo-Europeans and their accomplishments.

          They actually taught us a little bit about this when I was an English major in college. My roommate at the time, who was a history major, was indignant when I told her what we were learning and claimed it was a bunch of fairy-tales, as she had never heard of any such thing in her history classes. (I think that was because we were learning, not history, but pre-history, which was not part of the history curriculum.)

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:17 pm #

        You’re far from black-pilled though.

        You still buy into the voting scam. You still buy into women against men, black against white, etc.

        You’re not even close.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 9:47 pm #

          I confess that I do lurch back and forth from Red to Black pilled territory. On hopeful days I’m inclined to fight the good fight – even if it is a re-run of the Alamo or Thermopylae. On days of bitter disillusionment I gravitate to the black-pilled podcasts like The Quash and Devon Stack’s “Black Pilled.”

          I am not yet sure where I will finally land, but after the 2020 and 2022 election scams I’m increasingly inching towards becoming permanent-black-pilled, but I’m still a work in progress, I suppose. Lol…

    • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 6:57 pm #

      The Founders were White Nationalists as are you. There is no higher praise. They were already sickening under influence of Capitalism, Freemasonry, and alas, beautiful Christianity as well. But they were strong enough to take this continent and wise enough to bequeath the Constitution to us before their line failed.

      People who hate me are praising you because they don’t understand you. But they will hate you too once they do. Because they are evil.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 10:03 pm #

        Hell, Jarek, isn’t “White Nationalist” just 21st Century buzzspeak for someone who descends from European Western Civilization and is simply not apologetic about it? I personally believe that the GRAY matter found between the ears of WHITES has produced a lot of pretty good civilizational advances for the whole of mankind. Why should anyone of European descent be obliged to ignore, deny, or reject the achievements of one’s ancestors? A ridiculous notion. Are white people perfect Aryan supermen as the Nazi’s proclaimed? Nah, but we are not the scourge of humanity either. Unfortunately you cannot convince any of these woke imbeciles of that. Simple minds yearn for simple explanations for everything.

        • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 1:16 am #

          As Rabbi Hillel said, If I am not for myself, who will be?

          And if I am only for myself, what am I?

          Not take the myself and make it “my people” in the first statement but keep it singular in the second and you have the Wisdom of the Elder Brothers.

          We’d be wise to emulate them in this regard since they have conquered Western Civilization. The Nazi movement was just such an emulation.

          Read what PIerce and others have said. Even the famous thinkers who supposedly were in our favor – like Spengler and Nietzsche – actually said very little about race per se. We are a new Movement – yet at the same time very old – a reversion to an ancient vision of life, but updated to fit the times and the new knowledge of that our people have attained.

        • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 1:19 am #

          correction: Now take the myself – not “not”

          Buzzspeak – we have to call ourselves something, right? American Renaissance refuses the title because they want to include the elder brothers who would fain guide us back to the safe pastures of Kosher Conservatism and Slaughter House Five.

          • Q. Shtik December 21, 2022 at 12:13 pm #

            correction: Now take the myself – not “not” – Jar

            ===========

            Jar, your posts very often contain errors like the one you just corrected. What I don’t understand is what makes you only occasionally correct an error and just say “fuck it” to all the others… and please note, they are numerous.

            What makes this changing of Not to Now so special? It is not as though we readers couldn’t have figured out after reading the line two or three times that you intended to say Now not Not.

  29. thirdcoastlegend December 19, 2022 at 11:53 am #

    Plot twist – Jarek actually ghost wrote today’s post.

    Judt kidding!

    I really should go stock up on popcorn as this thread ramps up.

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

      LOL!

    • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

      Thirdcoast. Funny, that occured to me too.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 4:54 pm #

        He could have. He has the chops.

  30. Alfred December 19, 2022 at 12:23 pm #

    Hillary Clinton’s butt hurt extends to the 2008 election when she was pushed aside by Barak Obama, first Black President instead of first Female President. She must have been apoplectic, yet somehow was appeased by the DNC with titles and fanfare and the Ukraine project to take down Russia.

    The Clinton’s played a long game. I would suggest that it was the Clinton’s who patiently set about and ultimately succeeded in capturing the DOJ. They lead the Democrats to capture most of your local school boards and governments. They transformed politics with technology, and with it they captured your sons and daughters. They are the people Ted Kaczynski warned us about, and they have done with technology, the DOJ and the schools exactly what he said they would do. They executed on it brilliantly.

    Until 2016 that it is. Yeah, when Hillary-it-better-be-my-turn-now-Clinton LOST the election to Donald-the-likes-of-which-we’ve-never-seen-Trump, she overplayed her hand, lost control of the cover-up, and faded into the background, where GOD only knows what sort of mischief she’s been up to. But really, just look around.

    It must be clear to all of us that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Washington has always a been a swamp. It’s just automated now. I’ve been following Glen Greenwald at Rumble. He’s taken me through a journey of the near past vis-vie journalists who’ve been lying for the government and it’s spooks and where they are today. They’re still lying for the government and it’s spooks, yet their benefactors are of opposite stripes now. If past truly be prologue, then what is today was set into motion yesterday.

    #FJB

    Merry Christmas

    • thirdcoastlegend December 19, 2022 at 12:32 pm #

      Whitney Webb has done a lot of great work to demonstrate that the Clinton regime really is the period when things seriously began to go south.

      Her recent interviews on Glenn Beck and Jimmy Dore are well worth a watch.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

        And most don’t realize that Bubba Clinton was groomed by GHW Bush. The head of the CIA.

        • Islander December 19, 2022 at 1:31 pm #

          And the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) / Chatham House, as a Rhodes Scholar.

        • Mick December 19, 2022 at 2:02 pm #

          Oh those groomers!

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 6:22 pm #

            Yep, the groomers been groomed!

      • thirdcoastlegend December 19, 2022 at 2:24 pm #

        Well, she also does go back and talk about the alliance between the intelligence agencies and organized crime during WW2 and how those grioups continued working together after the war.

      • Amman December 19, 2022 at 3:56 pm #

        The Monica madness being the icing, or whatever, on the cake. Then the election disturbia and it was off to the races to 911.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 6:22 pm #

        If you watch the episode it’s clear that no, she goes much farther back.

      • Mick December 19, 2022 at 6:35 pm #

        Yes, it goes all the way back to Chester A. Arthur.

        That bastard!!

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:06 pm #

        He didn’t fuck up the Cold War. Something about ending it with a score of USA-1 / USSR-0.

        Yeah, yeah, I know. Too trivial for you.

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2022 at 10:31 am #

          Actually, the US lost big time. The MIC needs its enemy. We promised Russia support to break up the USSR. The ink was not dry on the documents before we started reneging on that. Also, we promised NATO would not expand to provide the buffer states. Well, that was an out and out lie and Ukraine is paying the price.

          From a confrontational point of view, I guess the US won. From a peaceful point of view, the we lost.

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 3:34 pm #

            Anyone remember Fukuyama’s The End of History? Me neither! We could have forged a lasting and peaceful relationship with Russia. Instead, we’ve pushed her into the arms of our greatest rival, China. Only deranged neocons could have achieved this.

    • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 1:54 pm #

      Obama is half white.

      I do not see how he is the first black president.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 4:58 pm #

        Because he chooses only to identify with and promote the black side of his bi-racial heritage. If it’s a zero sum choice between serving black interest or white interests, Old Barry will never go for the white side. In his case I suppose it really is true: Once you go black, you never go back.

        • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 5:49 pm #

          It just makes me chuckle.

          “First black president! Who is also white!”

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 6:23 pm #

            It is really funny, and shows you yet another example of how people are easily bamboozled.

          • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:04 pm #

            One drop of ink ruins the white page. One drop of fudge (or whatever it is) ruins the vanilla ice cream cone.

            Breeders talk of purity – as do chemists and biologists: the purity of the sample or culture. But somehow the very people who think man is an animal and who “believe” in science, get really weird on this subject. Probably because it would destroy their liberalism if given a fair hearing.

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:10 pm #

            Well, it’s now very in-PC to point this out, but back in the day the government terminology for Ibama’s 50/50 Black/White mix was “Mulatto.” So he was, in reality, America’s first Mulatto president.

            America still has never had a wholly, pure-blooded, black African president.

            However, America did once have a white president who identified as a black president and he even said as much: Bill Clinton

          • Night Owl December 20, 2022 at 3:39 pm #

            Wiz, yes. Trying to imagine the wokie shitstorm that would ensue had we heard this term bandied about on the national stage.

  31. Hardrock December 19, 2022 at 12:33 pm #

    Good to see the ladies here making a stand.

    Tip of the ice-berg stuff. There are so many reasons for the crime, gender confusion, pedophilia, irresponsibility, materialism, poor education, etc that one cannot begin to get to the root causes.

    I’d start by recommending two parent families that instill a sense of virtue in their children.

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

      Two parent families where both parents don’t have to work to the point where their kids become basic wards of the state, whether through public school indoctrination or online indoctrination.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 5:01 pm #

        Right, Mary…,and this was largely the case in the pre-1960’s America where the ladies were taking care of the home and the children while Dad was at work earning a “family wage” because the labor force was half as large because it was not flooded with female workers.

        Once that changed, everything started going to hell. This is why we haven’t raised a fully functional generation in America since the mid-1980’s or so. All the young kids today are completely screwed up coming out of all these single mom households. It is a MASSIVE train wreck.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 6:25 pm #

          The problem is, you believe women created the situation, which I think is beyond ridiculous.

          Women have stepped up to do whatever we need to when called upon in society, historically.

          • Woodchuck December 19, 2022 at 7:35 pm #

            Women might not have created the situation but they (many women but not all) sure have gone along with it and have become the ones forcing all of this feminist democrat garbage on children. This happens through both delusional mothers and through all the leftist idiot school teachers out there who are spending lots more time with children than the parents are. I could care less about women stepping up to do whatever when what they are doing is very destructive and ridiculous. .

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:18 pm #

            Not entirely. I believe it was a collaboration between liberal men, who constitute a minority of all men, and liberal women, who constitute a majority of all women. United, they have been able to drag this country leftward for a century now.

            Prior to that, when only men had the vote, nothing like we are experiencing today was occurring. The only true “boil over” we experienced under the old electoral patriarchy was the War to Prevent Southern Independence, which was a crusade by Yankee busybodies, early socialists, and Robber Barons to loot the South and transform America into a more imperial entity. That set the stage for the idiocies of Wilson, FDR, Johnson and others who finished putting in place the apparatus for the ultimate destruction of what remained of the Old Republic of the founders.

            So, no, I don’t so much place all the blame on women as you think. I just think 2/3’s of women voters are liberal idiots who would better serve our society at home making and raising babies than voting to empower WEF schemes to reduce us all to peasants groaning under a globalist tyranny.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:19 pm #

            Gone along with it? We were given more freedom finally and we took it?

            Wow, what evil assholes we are.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 12:37 pm #

            Well said, Mary.

        • MontanaMan December 19, 2022 at 7:37 pm #

          I couldn’t agree more with you my friend.

      • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:08 pm #

        Yes, Patriarchy. Why does Islander hate it so much?!

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:25 pm #

          One wonders. The Patriarchy invented and built just about every last blasted modern convenience that makes the cushy living of which post-modern fembot wymyns are so damned fond of possible!

          Oh, and BTW, it’s men who mainly continue to maintain that infrastructure of modern life. If Fembot maniacs don’t quit trying to turn all of the young men into wymyns the entire civilization will soon collapse and it’s a Mad Max world then.

          Remember ladies, the Wichita lineman will always be a dude. Ain’t no pussyhat wearers climbing utility poles in sub-zero weather to restore your power so your privates don’t freeze shut! Just sayin’…

          • Islander December 19, 2022 at 11:00 pm #

            “One wonders.”

            Yeah, “one” does, doesn’t “one.”

            Namely, one wonders why Wizard jumps on board with Jarek’s pathetic lies.

            It’s the men here who bloviate about patriarchy.

        • Islander December 19, 2022 at 8:45 pm #

          Liar.

          Eff you, liar.

          You are flinging shit.

          I have never used that word.

          But you lie on a regular basis about every woman here.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:19 pm #

            Yep, that’s his job.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 1:23 am #

            You didn’t have to use the word. It’s obvious what you are talking about. And yes, you hate it.

            You’re the Liar, I’m the Lyre, the Singer at the Break of Day.

          • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 1:06 pm #

            Hardly a day passes around here in which Jarek does not expose himself as deficient in personal integrity by lying about something.

            Seems to be a male proclivity. But I guess everybody is good at something.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 10:08 pm #

          Jarek – I think Islander just accused you of being “Turd Flinging Monkey” of YouTube fame. I’d take that as a complement.

          • Islander December 19, 2022 at 11:04 pm #

            You mean compliment.

            You are a perfect complement to Jarek.

      • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:12 pm #

        Feminism told women that being a wife and mother wasn’t being all she could be. And that obeying a boss was fine but obeying a husband was tyranny.

        Of course labor saving devices and “school” left a lot of women with not enough to do once the kids got older. Nature abhors a vacuum.

        The Elite saw an opening and they took it. And the women fell for it.

        In previous generations, women of leisure busied themselves in volunteer work in the charities, sometimes doing good, other times causing trouble as is woman’s wont.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:28 pm #

          That is the absolute truth. Not one word of hyperbole. Some young men out there on the Internet are starting to “get” all of this and have become rather Red Pilled on the subject of feminine nature. A sense that a counter-revolution will eventually come. Feminism, like communism, had reached a major dead end.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:20 pm #

            When you’re in league with an incel misogynist, you’ve really become sub-human.

            Congratulations.

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 10:19 pm #

            You see, Mary, this is where you go off the rails IMHO. I agree and disagree with all sorts of folks on this board. There have been times I’ve even agreed with you.

            I am not defined by any momentary agreement or disagreement with anyone. I am defined by what I believe in and espouse. So, if you wish to take issue with something I say, have at it, girl. I won’t wilt.

            But just because you and Jarek detest each other and have been exchanging salvos for years here does not mean that I’m taking a side. Y’all’s tussle is your own. But there will be times when I agree with Jarek and there will be times I agree with you. I’m not looking for a tribe to join here. I am only looking for interesting discourse and a little amusement to boot.

            Having said all of this, I will agree that Jarek and I happen to see eye-to-eye on the feminism problem – but I do not know Jarek. I only know what he posts here. We arrived at similar conclusions based on wholly separate life experiences. Amazing. It happens.

            So grow up, darlin, and stop letting your emotions get the better of you. You can do better. I’ve seen you post better when you simmer down and use your head.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 1:25 am #

            You’re a monkey’s uncle, my uncle! Own it! You’re a monkey too.

          • MaryQueen December 20, 2022 at 10:39 am #

            Wiz can’t argue without telling someone to grow up or using belittling terms such as “Dear”.

            Women aren’t here to serve you. It’s unfortunate you somehow thought that was the deal. It isn’t.

          • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 1:38 pm #

            Most of the male demands for a return to patriarchy arise, it seems to me, from a very very acute male awareness that they are in most ways women’s inferiors. Patriarchy allows them to obscure this fact. They can lie, boast, take credit for what the women have done with impunity. When they fuck something up, they can place the blame on women. (That used to be the main job of a secretary. When the boss screwed up, it was because the secretary did it. The other main job of a secretary was to lie to callers about her boss’s whereabouts. There was one place where I worked where the “bosses” almost never came to work at all, so their secretary spent much of every day telling callers, “He’s in a meeting.”)

            In a patriarchal setting, it is not socially acceptable for women to call out the men on on their lies–or their irresponsibility. Women are expected to be deferential to men and cover up for them, at least publicly. Men would of course prefer a system in which nothing is required of them in the way of integrity or responsibility, due to the women not being allowed to draw attention to this.

    • Hereward the Woke December 19, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

      “I’d start by recommending two parent families that instill a sense of virtue in their children.” Quaint, very left-field, but it might catch on!

      • K-Chien December 19, 2022 at 1:01 pm #

        It won’t catch on. Too much work. We are in the fourth turning. People don’t work hard in the fourth turning.

        • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 1:56 pm #

          Hey now, don’t be so hard on yourself.

          Vax-tards worked hard to try and shut the rest of us out of grocery stores.

          • Mick December 19, 2022 at 2:19 pm #

            …and track and trace everyone too. K-Dog won’t like me remember this, but he was all gung-ho back in the spring of 2020 for tracking and tracing. He figured that if we already HAVE a police state, might as well use it to keep us safe.

          • K-Chien December 19, 2022 at 4:06 pm #

            I am not a vaxtard dickweed and quit calling me one.

          • K-Chien December 19, 2022 at 4:34 pm #

            I was NOT. I was about people who want to travel needed to wear a mask. You Vaxtards seem to think that requiring a wearing a mask to engage in a public activity was the same thing as being ok with sticking a needle in someones arm. Or that is what the passage of time did to your addled binary mind.

            Sorry to inform you that there is a night and day difference between the two and an ocean of nuance between them.

            If you have a problem with science respect the fact I don’t. I do not advocate forcing of any medical procedure on anyone. I never have, and I don’t now.

            Grocery stores had masks available. Nobody was shut out. v Except people who refused to wear pants or who had no money. Which category are you in Night Owl?

            Some of you here have vax-derangement syndrome. It is not my problem you dropped out of high school and never educated yourself so now you can’t understand shit. Like what RNA even is to begin with or what it does. I don’t have you problem. So stand aside and show some respect. You let fear run your lives.

            P.S. Big Pharma and Science are not the same thing.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 5:12 pm #

            Hahahaha!

            We let fear run OUR lives? The ones who refuse to wear masks (and yes, they are a MEDICAL DEVICE) and get jabbed up out of paranoia over getting a stupid cold virus, are the fearful ones?

            Priceless.

          • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 5:43 pm #

            Eat shit, you fascist clown.

          • Night Owl December 19, 2022 at 5:47 pm #

            BTW — As I told you personally, here in Germany, we could not enter any stores without a “vaccination.” They even let grocery stores decide if they wanted to block the “unvaccinated” from entering.

            In France and Italy they had bouncers beating people who tried to enter grocery stores without a “vaccination.” There are still videos of them beating innocent families down.

            Refer to my previous post for what you can do next, worm.

          • Mick December 19, 2022 at 6:37 pm #

            Down doggie! Down!

            Does someone have a treat for the doggie?

          • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 1:42 pm #

            @ Night Owl:

            I concur on your “Eat shit” suggestion.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:33 pm #

          Things will remain dysfunctional for a while to come….until they no longer can. Wokism, like communism, will collapse because it’s not grounded in reality. It doesn’t work and people know it. It can only be maintained by coercion. But we are a well armed country. Coercion is much harder to accomplish in America than in any other country over the long haul. Now…,if they ever figure out how to grab all the guns that changes, but I think we have civil war if the government attempts to disarm the people.

  32. Paula D December 19, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

    I ain’t mad atcha, but I disagree.

    Humans are putty in the hands of the Mighty Wurlitzer and the pussy hatters were a manufactured phenomenon, as are the rise of the trannies.

    It was our ruling overlords who wanted Hillary and not because she was a woman, but because she is a war mongering neoliberal who would have continued the attacks on Russia that started under Obama.

    The 2014 coup, the downing of Flight 17, the sanctions and the lies, the attacks on Syria, the downing of the Russian passenger plane in 2015, with the deaths of many Russian children among the victims, the killing of the Russian Army Choir, the deaths of the ambassadors, the expulsion of the ambassadors in the US, and the stealing of their property….it all led up to lies of Russiagate starting in 2016, immediately after the DNC emails were exposed.

    And the identity politics bullshit started in the 90s, under Bill Clinton and a whole generation was already brainwashed and primed to explode in rainbow glitter and street violence when called on.

    But the attacks on the working class and the deindustrialization pf America and the open borders started even before that, in 1981, under the Evil Reagan.

    It’s been a long process, but we now live in a hollowed-out country with 323 million people who hate each other, and a ruling class frantic to steal as much of the remainders as possible.

    Yesterday we went to a close-out sale at Bed, Bath and Beyond and the place was stripped. Empty shelves everywhere and signs on the fixtures offering them for sale also.

    That is the USA at this time.

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

      Brava, Paula.

      Well said.

      • Mick December 19, 2022 at 1:21 pm #

        I agree. Well said Paula.

        And I’m not just saying this because MaryQ and I are on the same team. (According to Jarek. Lol…)

    • Islander December 19, 2022 at 2:12 pm #

      I guess our ruling overlords wanted Obama more than Hillary. At least in the first go-round, 2008.

      Perhaps she “proved heself” with the brutal Libya event and her machinations with Nuland in Ukraine leading up to the Maidan.

      Re the LGBT++ insanity, it is interesting that they basically hijacked their imagery from the original “Rainbow Coalition.”

      The first Rainbow Coalition was a political movement headed by a Black Panther, Fred Hampton, in Chicago.Its history is pretty interesting. Nothing to do with gender!

      Then Jesse Jackson started the RainbowPUSH Coalition in I think 1982.

      Then, per Wikipedia, httpX://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Coalition_(Fred_Hampton)
      “Some scholars . . . assert that the original rainbow coalition concept was a prerequisite for the multicultural coalition that Barack Obama built his political career upon.[7]”

      Interesting that all of these “rainbows” originated in Chicago (Hampton, Jackson, Obama). It isn’t too much of a stretch to think that Obama’s Chicago handlers and TPTB in the Dem party saw in the ‘rainbow” a good icon for the identity politics that took over the Party, and our national discourse. .

      “Rainbows” have now been taken over!

      No more pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, No more “Over the rainbow” . . .
      It is all identity poliitics. Pfui!

      • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 2:44 pm #

        Yes, that was interesting. It was clear that he was the golden boy.

        I am convinced that he was groomed from birth to play that role. He is third generation CIA.

        Hillary is just a grifter from Arkansas with a taste for money and murder.

        She probably never actually had a chance in 2008,

        • Islander December 19, 2022 at 5:41 pm #

          “She probably never actually had a chance in 2008,”

          I remember that campaign fairly well, but it is a long time in the past now (:-))

          What I recall is that Obama came up pretty fast from seemingly nowhere. With his “new” deployment of social media for fundraising and support building.

          And of course he was the new golden boy.

          He had come to the general public’s attention first in 2004—giving the keynote speech at the DEM National Convention in Boston.

          Who was this guy?????

          Checked all the boxes!! Except—didn’t really have much of a record. Except, he had voted against some Iraq War funding vote or something in the Senate.

          From a book that I copyedited I learned that the struggle before that convention as to who would make the keynote speech was a classic vicious behind-the-scenes factional struggle and Obama’s “forces” fought tooth and nail and with sophisticated means, twisting arms, calling in political chits, etc.

          They were determined to use that opportunity to bring their boy forward.There is no way that a junior senator from Illinois commanded this kind of political muscle. He was already chosen at that point, IMHO. That was his first “national outing” (in the sense of contest).

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 6:29 pm #

            I was gonna say, they both ticked off the diversity boxes, but Hillary was always vastly unpopular, and Obama had that charisma that appeals to easily duped masses.

          • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 7:31 pm #

            He was chosen before that I’m sure.

            Yes, the Mighty Wurlitzer told us ad infinitum that his 2004 speech galvanized the nation and brought him to attention and made the ladies swoon, etc.

            Except that I live in Illinois and I watched the senate election with amazement.
            I have mentioned this before, but he was running against a good-looking, intelligent man named Jack Ryan, who had been married to a TV star named Jerri Ryan.

            So the media manufactured a ”scandal”, based on their closed-record divorce, somehow managing to get ahold of the closed records and publishing them ad infinitum, trying to convince us that a married couple having a spat about sex was somehow disqualifying to his candidacy.
            (Remember that this is the state that elected Dennis Hastert!)

            Anyway, Jack Ryan was unceremoniously booted. and the Illinois state Republicans for some reason picked a crazy black man from Maryland to replace him.
            Cause that makes sense.

            It only makes sense if you see that Obama’s way was greased, big time.
            Faced with crazy black man vs sane black man, the voters went with the sane one.

            Then one convention speech and a ton of propaganda led to 2008 and the rest is history.

          • Hardrock December 20, 2022 at 8:49 am #

            Paula D…..Are you saying Alan Keyes was the crazy black man? Why do you say this?

            I liked Alan Keys and watched the debate. Keyes was more interested in winning battles than in winning the war. Still, it was a poor tactic to move Keyes to Illinois for the race….doomed from the start.

            BTW, I believe that the Ryan thing went a little further from main-stream thinking than you indicate

        • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:17 pm #

          Ever hear her unbelievably weird Black Southern accent in her “I ain’t in no ways tired” speech? She’s an obvious and over the top fraud.

          Obama is far more slick in his presentation, though the mask slips on a regular basis.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:41 pm #

      Lots of truth bombs there, Paula, but I gotta part company with you on Reagan. He wasn’t perfect, but he was the best president the country had between the time of Dwight Eisenhower and Donald Trump. I voted for Reagan twice and if he had been 30 years younger I’d have been happy to get the constitution amended so we could keep him in office for decades. What Reagan really lacked was a completely Republican controlled Congress during his two terms. It is amazing that he was able to overturn as much of the entrenched Democrat New Deal state as he did given the massive resistance of the Dems under Tip O’Neal in the 1980’s. Hell, those bastards wasted the last 2 years of Reagan’s tenure by raising Cain over his effort to prevent Castor’s pawns from taking over all of Central America. Democrats were traitors then and are even bigger traitors now, so lay off the Gipper. I’m sick of listening to people trash Ronald Reagan because they still think it makes them look hip.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:42 pm #

        Castor’s, not castors.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:43 pm #

          Ugh! Damn spell checker. C-A-S-T-R-O’s

      • riverrunner December 19, 2022 at 10:00 pm #

        No need to look hip….Reagan sucked.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 10:27 pm #

          Hilarious. A real wise guy, as they used to say. Tell me. Did it take you all afternoon to come up with that witty riposte? That must have taken some real heavy lifting for your micro-brain.

          Well, you’d be the expert on sucking, I suppose, except you need to detach your lips from that sewage pipe you’ve got a lip lock on because every time you post here nothing issues forth but wretched turds from your facial orifice.

          Have a nice evening, troll.

          • JohnAZ December 20, 2022 at 10:47 am #

            Wizard

            It is all the Libs have, their programs all fail.

            We have talked over and over about socialism’s failures, pretty soon, the USA move to socialism will do its run at economic failure, it has already started.

            Even some Dems are noting the failures.

      • Paula D December 20, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

        I don’t hate Reagan because it makes me look hip. I hate Reagan because he ruined my life and the lives of millions of other people. He took a productive country with employed working people, mostly men, and turned it into a deindustrialized wasteland with women forced to go to work to support the families that suddenly had unemployed men. It happened in my neighborhood, and it happened all over the country. You don’t like women working? I remember exactly how it happened that the young mothers in my neighborhood had to go out and get jobs.

        Not to mention the destruction of the family farms, Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp’s Farm Aid notwithstanding. How many farmers took their own lives when they lost the farms that had been in their families for generations?

        And the opening of the border, don’t forget that. Everything he did was designed to destroy the way of life you claim to miss.

        I don’t care if you liked him. I have reason to hate him and I do. You don’t get to tell me to stop.

  33. Mick December 19, 2022 at 1:01 pm #

    The Rise of the DeSantis Democrats

    “Like Reagan Democrats once upon a time, these voters have already reshaped the political landscape in Florida. Can they do the same nationally in 2024?”

    thefp.com/p/the-rise-of-the-desantis-democrats

    “Florida voters who, until recently, identified as Democrats but in November opted to reelect Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis—he who resisted the Covid lockdowns, tangled with Disney, and governed with a record budget surplus—in a landslide.

    It’s unclear how many DeSantis Democrats there are: DeSantis’ vote count jumped from roughly 4 million in 2018 to 4.6 million in 2022. Lots of those voters are presumably independents or Republicans who didn’t vote last time.

    But some are disaffected Democrats alienated from the party they once belonged to. That’s evident from the longtime Democratic strongholds that DeSantis flipped, including Hillsborough, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade, where DeSantis skyrocketed from a 21-point loss in 2018 to an 11-point win in 2022—a net gain of more than 30 percentage points.”

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 6:31 pm #

      I was just thinking about this. I wonder if part of the Dem playbook (aka deep state playbook) is to get EVERYONE into one uniparty (Repub) so that the authoritarianism is complete.

      I personally know a lot of former libs and Dems who are now voting conservative and registered Republicans.

      • Mick December 19, 2022 at 6:48 pm #

        Now if we could just get the Catholics, Orthodox, and all Protestants together in one ecumenical body……and then if they would all agree that Coke is the best soft drink…..then we could teach the world to sing….in perfect harmony!

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:22 pm #

          Purty much

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:47 pm #

        An interesting conspiracy theory….but the 2022 mid-terms don’t seem to bear this out. Either not enough traditional liberals bolted to the GOP to escape the Marxist rabble running the Democrat Party….OR…the cheating was so massive again that defections made no difference.

        My gut says defections we’re more limited than Republicans hoped AND massive cheating happened.

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2022 at 11:01 am #

          Too many gimmes, too many dependents.

          Listening to what NYC is giving the incoming immigrants

          Hotel room in good hotels

          Medical care

          Three meals a day

          Every one of them, until they go elsewhere.

          Immigrant care is one place the presses are spinning at high speed. There is no real money to spend. That is why the cities are screaming, they are required to balance budgets.

          What do they call illegals plus ten years?

          Life long Democrats.

      • JohnAZ December 20, 2022 at 10:54 am #

        They see what the journey Left, socialism, is doing to the US position as number one, globally. They are deserting the Biden, Sanders Mob, the tip of the Progressive, Woke spear.

        They are not joining the Conservative GOP, the Trump crowd. They are joining the RINOs who are drifting Left.

        The Deep State, both parties, is the enemy of us. The RINO crowd talks small government but votes Liberal Uniparty.

        They want their power.

  34. Islander December 19, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

    Whitney Webb’s interview with Dark Journalist.

    httpX://madmimi.com/p/7bbe351?pact=2567769-170926449-13986592180-4d108e9e83dfab18d50a7aaccaf1c4aae1e141ac

    Here she discusses Musk/Twitter, and also goes into some material that didn’t come up on earlier interviews.

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 4:42 pm #

      I’m with Whitney.

      Thanks for this. 🙂

  35. RelativeGuise December 19, 2022 at 1:57 pm #

    Great post JHK. Though that guy up there had a nudge on you being a liberal still. But with the eloqution and elucidation you offer, who wouldn’t agree you’re still fighting the me inside. A free coward though I comment. A coward free though one scoffs. A TDS…

    Nancy DID NOT FURTHER THE ORDER. Foreget one person plular. Nancy committed treason. But who would doubt that, what, with her insider trading.

  36. neurodoc December 19, 2022 at 1:58 pm #

    “The psychology of previous investment is a prime generator of self-delusion.”

    Freud, himself, could not have said it better. JHK, I sometimes commit the sin of envying your eloquence. Happy Holidays to all.

    • Islander December 19, 2022 at 4:17 pm #

      Yes,. that phrase stuck our for me, too.

      Each individual reader can mull over that proposition plenty. If inclined to self-reflection.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 10:30 pm #

      Or, stated less eloquently than our host did: Most people don’t like to admit being gullible, stupid, or just plain wrong.

      Man is that not the truth. Nothing is harder than to convince another person or their own error. People will fight to the death and dig holes all the way to China just so they can keep floating down the Egyptian River called denial.

  37. Roundball Shaman December 19, 2022 at 2:06 pm #

    “…how the authorities who run things went to war against the citizens of this land… It started when the women of the professional and managerial class watched their avatar, Hillary Clinton, lose the 2016 election against a man who seemed the quintessence of everything they hated about Daddydom.”

    The ‘authorities’ fully started this war in 1913… if not sooner. And in terms of Miss ‘IT’S MY TURN, DAMMIT!’… the war entered a new phase in the 1970s with the miss-named Woman’s Liberation movement in which Miss Herself fully drank in the man-hating Kool Aid aided by her anger at the adventurous activities of her husband. Layers of anger going on here.

    Yes, women needed a better deal in this Country. But not with that man-hating, values-hating, family-hating cult of angry females who helped lead America right into the suicidal ditch we are fast approaching.

    “Out came a savage animus against men generally, and a campaign to feminize them in retaliation…”

    Add this to the current vigorous campaign against Light-Toned Skin People. And the campaign against religion. And the campaign against people who know what sex they were created by God as. And the campaign against children… yes, poisoning the young and impressionable minds with all kinds of deviant pathology. And the campaign against Free Speech. And the campaign against one’s right to defend themselves. And the campaign against controlling your own body in the face of toxic injections meant to do you in. And a few other ‘campaigns against…’ being waged against We the People right now.

    “… the more absurd they make themselves…”

    Some people call Earth a Prison Planet. It’s that, but also Clown Planet. With Bozos all around hiding behind their fake clothing and fake clownish persona to hide the horrific grotesqueness of their perverse faces and demonic intentions.

    “… the mRNA “vaccines” were very effective at being deadly. The excess mortality has already kicked in.”

    Mission Accomplished. Now, just let time and nature take their course while the deaths get relabeled with a new medical-sounding bunch of initials to conceal the true intent of these poisons and the true cause of these deaths. The next big collection of lies will be the Cause-of-Death lines on death certificates.

    “A Christmas Parable”…

    ‘And what do YOU want, my little friend?’

    ‘Ah, Santa. I know I’ve been naughty. But I’ve also been a little nice, too. So, could you please bring me something?’

    ‘A new toy? A video game? A doggie?’

    ‘No, Santa. CAN YOU BRING ME MY COUNTRY BACK?!’

    And an anxious World wonders… ‘How ‘bout that, Mister Claus? DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES?

    • Islander December 19, 2022 at 4:41 pm #

      “The next big collection of lies will be the Cause-of-Death lines on death certificates.”

      This was already in the program in March 2020 when guidelines for fillin out the cause-of-death portion of death certificate (Blue Form), were changed.

      Most of gthe public didn’t understand the point of the changes made—sounded totally nerdy and trivial—and AFAIK only one MD went public with a video to state why this was outrageous and also dangerous. That video was shown only on some right-wing platform, so . . .”Trump/disinformation” etc.

      I wonder whether anyone is studying whether and how the new guidelines (which seem to increase the number of deaths from covid as opposed to death with covid) are affecting insurance companies’ bottom lines.

      Maybe no one told them in advance to get ready for the excess deaths presumably from the jabs themselves. . . .

      • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 6:16 pm #

        Covid does not kill by itself and should not be a cause of death.

        Covid seeks out weakness and exploits the weakness to bring on death.

  38. RelativeGuise December 19, 2022 at 2:28 pm #

    Change is not change here, and JOHNAZI good god momentum!

    But what is the American way??? about a dozen men put pen to paper about taxation without representation. It was fooling with their minds. Now, if anyone, thinks that Republic existed when world wars, spanish wars, and all wars engendered on third person confusion they have a lot to learn. But I.

    What is the American Way. Take a megaphone to Walmart and propose a dissertation. Of our supply chain. The Republic mentions war with itself. The Republic mentions war with the foreigner. But it is about representation, a solid forward about getting a who’s who with the enemy WHO IS PERFECT UNDER THE LAW PERFECT IN WORD AND CORrUPt OF HEART. Will one ever know the difference?

    • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 6:14 pm #

      The American Way is the common culture, the way society works, the Law,

      The common culture that is being destroyed now.

      Destroyed by separate groups that have nothing in common that are all equal in political power.

      Do you think the US can continue with no common culture?

      • RelativeGuise December 20, 2022 at 10:23 am #

        I’m sorry for the ad hom, sir. Everything is just ether here and pedophiles and babykillers just bother me in an eternal way.

        Roe was 1973. Kennedy was 1962. Nuremborg before that. Just listening to cardi b and she hate way with relish. I don’t really know what to think. It’s like the King and Queen. If they can’t get to them, they’ll take the next best thing. Is Bidet’s blunders intentional? Nobody seems to consider it for long. It bothers me. The culture is a melting pot, that part is good. Their ulterior designs remain the same and have been. Like Stone Cold Steve Austin once said on WWE Raw. DTA.

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2022 at 11:07 am #

          Biden’s blunders are entirely intentional. They are the basis of the drive left into global socialism and totalitarianism. They will never admit fault because they believe in their gospel, the Gospel of Marx.

  39. JackStraw December 19, 2022 at 3:51 pm #

    Repealing the 19th amendment would be an excellent start to resolving the problems of the modern world.

    • Amman December 19, 2022 at 4:13 pm #

      What does that accomplish?

      • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 4:47 pm #

        If voting worked they wouldn’t let anyone do it.

        • Mick December 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm #

          Well, you see, they ‘allow’ voting so that ‘they’ can then “count” the votes.

          Counting…..now that is what works!

          Bwahahahaha…..

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:23 pm #

            I believe it was Stalin who said, it’s not who votes but who counts them?

            Correct me if I’m wrong…

          • JohnAZ December 20, 2022 at 11:07 am #

            Yup!

          • JohnAZ December 20, 2022 at 11:10 am #

            It is why individual paper count voting is the only way to make the elections reliable. The Deep State will never allow it.

        • Amman December 20, 2022 at 2:17 am #

          So it was all a bad experiment?

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 6:38 pm #

        Tiny brains think then they’d get their way in the D v R nonsense.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:56 pm #

      I’ve been saying this for several years now. It keeps me in constant hot water with every woman I know. Lol – but I shrug off their fits of rage and general hysterics.

      Of course, this gets me labeled as a “misogynist” by the Fembot purveyors of rampant misandry. Again, I care not.

      Truth is this: The only people who are more critical of women than men are….wait for it…other women.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:34 pm #

        And men don’t care about the criticisms of other men.

        Two words there:

        World Cup.

        Oh wait, three words: “World Cup Fights”.

  40. Alzaebo December 19, 2022 at 4:15 pm #

    Brilliant. Kunstler, you are a wonder.
    This is a brilliantly original synthesis.

    This is a repetition of the campaign that brought us Prohibition.

    Prohibition turned our constitutional, legal, and moral principles on their head.

    It was the Soft Civil War that led up to the Second Soft Civil War of Civil Rights and the Cultural Revolution of the antiwar / hippy movement under the aegis of the Vietnam war.

    Prohibition’s upset led to the rise of the Agencies, which were solidifed under the bankster’s war of the Great Depression, and then enshrined under WWll, the war to destroy nationalists.

    Women are the moral enforcers of any society. They are the soft underbelly; they don’t go to colleges to invent new things, but to learn the rules and how to enforce them.

    An unnameable oriental culture, itself dominated by the breeder’s hindbrain, knows instinctively how to play to the sympathies of women.

    Thus, the men of white cultures, unique in frontal neocortex thinking, are overthrown. Our women are seduced with soft words to cheat.

    This is how the sneakyf*ckers have risen, again and again for millenia, to rule over Gaia’s intent, the white uplifters; the pimps play our women against us. Soft war to defeat the masters of hard war.

    • Alzaebo December 19, 2022 at 4:35 pm #

      It’s a repetition of the playbook.
      We can call that period of the Second Thirty Years Wars- the culture war of WWl and WWll- call it Esther’s War.

      Esther was an Aryan Benjamite sold first to Haram, then to Xerxes. She was used as a tool, a judas goat, to keep her people under the thumb, and her masters in control yet out of target.

      A proxy; her story was even used extensively to conquer us from behind after WWll. The names of the kings were simply changed to Hitler and Uncle Sam.

      (After bedding the one, she betrayed him at her pimp’s bidding to move up to the other, becoming queen, with her handlers as the power behind the throne.
      Today, behind Uncle Sam’s throne- and you see the results.)

    • Islander December 19, 2022 at 4:43 pm #

      “the men of white cultures, unique in frontal neocortex thinking”

      I guess that explains why they like to get drunk and then get into fights.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 6:32 pm #

        There’s been no shortage of that nonsense globally during the World Cup.

      • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:28 pm #

        Yes, without men fighting, women would still be living in grass huts. That’s until they were eaten by cave lions or sabertooths or stolen by the Ape men who lived in the forest as breeding stock.

        I’ll never forget the night I found David Duke’s book, “My Story” on the sale table outside the Harvard Coop. I had been searching for something for months without knowing what it was I was looking for. There it was! Nothing has been the same since.

        Maybe you were in the Coop that night too…..

        • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 9:52 pm #

          @ Jarek:

          I think we may safely assume that you could not build a grass hut. I am also pretty sure that a saber-toothed tiger would get the better of you pretty quickly–as would the ape-men, if they thought you were at all attractive.

          Tell us more about your skills in the building trades. I am sure they are impressive. (Not.)

          I have run gas lines–though, admittedly, I had quite a bit of help. I ran the interior lines and plumbed in the fireplace and wall heater, and someone else ran the exterior lines. I have replaced a length of leaky gas pipe (with my daughter’s help). I once replaced a breaker box. I have wired in at least three new electrical circuits. I have framed in windows and hung doors.

          Have you?

          As near as I can tell, you’ve never done anything at all.

          If women have, for the most part, not been much involved in such matters, or much engaged in engineering or the sciences, I would say this is primarily because they have, throughout most of history, been otherwise fully occupied.

          It is perhaps reasonable to expect the men to do SOMETHING–even if ones expectations are likely to be disappointed.

          • MaryQueen December 21, 2022 at 6:23 pm #

            I think he said he has plants that he’s able to keep alive (barely).

        • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 10:06 pm #

          @ Jarek:

          When men speak of all the things women would be missing out on without men to provide them, one is reminded of Lady Catherine de Bourgh, in “Pride and Prejudice.”

          Speaking of her musical talents, she remarked, “I should have been a grrreat proficient. If I had ever learned.”

          Maybe you could too. Or maybe not.

          • Jarek December 22, 2022 at 1:49 pm #

            A woman! Bukowski girlfriend said the same thing to him in regards to poetry, “I could have been really great, a lot better than you.” Another woman!

            Well what was holding her back at that point?

            I never claimed to be a handyman, but I do own tools and do maintain my own home and property to some degree. It’s not my main interest. And that lowers my value as a “catch”, right? Not a good slave!

            It’s great that you can do things like that. You’re an unusual woman. But men invented all of those things. Credit where credit is due, right?

            Thank you for admitting you got help. Mary doesn’t like to admit masculine help she gets with her big garden.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 8:59 pm #

        That’s mainly the Irish.

        • malthuss December 21, 2022 at 12:44 pm #

          blacks?

    • JohnAZ December 19, 2022 at 6:09 pm #

      Women are the moral enforcers of any society?

      Women are the sexual enforcers of any society, after all they own the gateways.

      Family size was set by women throughout history.

      As women run the neighborhoods, they have set the folkways and mores for the society.

      Until two changes,

      The Pill

      The breakdown of the neighborhood.

      How goes the neighborhood, so goes society.

      It has been said over and over that the male influence in society is to pass morality from generation to generation of sons. I do believe this to be true.

      However, they just pass it along, women create it.

      When they do not, when the roles of both break down, perversion like today occurs. Again, the key is the family units organized into neighborhoods.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 6:36 pm #

        First Rule of Misogyny: Women are responsible for everything men do.

        • Jarek December 19, 2022 at 7:30 pm #

          First rule of Misandry: Blame men for everything since women are never to blame for anything – being totally powerless!

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 3:45 pm #

            I wish you two would give it a rest. You’re both as misandrous/misogynous as each other. It’s tiring.

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 9:03 pm #

          First Rule of Misandry: Men are responsible for everything women complain about.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:24 pm #

            You’re so weak you have to copy my quotes?

            LMAO.

            Maybe women ARE more powerful. This gives me ideas. I didn’t realize how easily manipulated dudes are.

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 10:33 pm #

            Oh, Mary. ALL women know how easily men can be manipulated. Y’all have been using your feminine charms on us since Adam took a bite outta that apple Eve offered him. Lol…

          • MaryQueen December 20, 2022 at 10:30 am #

            It’s interesting that the only time you post this much is on the women-bashing posts.

            Says it all right there.

          • messianicdruid December 20, 2022 at 6:29 pm #

            The definition of false guilt: the feeling a man has around a unhappy woman he just met.

      • Soul Forensics December 19, 2022 at 8:24 pm #

        “the male influence in society is to pass morality from generation to generation of sons.”

        Yes.

        Women are now the moral arbiters in society, and where has that led us? To confusion, and indeed to a complete inversion of morals. Relative truth; emotional validity, and emotion over reason; ignorance of, or indifference to, evil; triviality in the arts (kitchen sink narratives, or the empowerment of victimhood, i.e.); cowardice or equanimity in the face of cultural and religious challenge; the push for more material goods over spiritual quest or powering down.

        To preclude the usual hand-wringing and bluster: of course men are guilty of all of the above as well, but the generalization holds much more firmly for women.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:42 pm #

          Hmmm. What shall I do with all this power I apparently have?

          Will this power automatically make me safe if I choose to walk around the city at night?

          It feels so good to have superhero powers!

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 9:05 pm #

            “Will this power automatically make me safe if I choose to walk around the city at night?”

            No,Mary, but Smith & Wesson will.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:25 pm #

            Oh so you admit men are so uncontrollably violent that I need a gun.

            Thanks for confirming.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:27 pm #

            I suppose that the 90+% of violent crime that men are responsible for are women’s fault, too.

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 10:41 pm #

            Well, 99% of those men would be black or Hispanic. (So say the FBI crime statistics…). If all men in America were white, the violent crime problem does not go away, but the statistical totals for offenses would nosedive. So there are variances.

            And, yes, men do commit a disproportionate amount of violent crimes compared to women. Simple reason for that – testosterone and greater muscle mass. Unlike you, I do not deny the differences between men and women.

            When men act badly, they typically leverage their greater capacity for physical violence.

            When women act badly, they typically leverage their greater capacity for mental manipulation, sexual exploitation, interpersonal mindfuckery, and deception.

            Everyone brings their own personal best weapons to the fight.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 1:33 am #

            If a teenager got their learner’s permit and refused to take the rules of the road seriously – and showed no contrition when confronted with it, what would you do?

            Obviously take away the car before they kill themselves or someone else, or before they get stopped by the police and the Court has to take away their learner’s permit.

            Women as a group refuse to accept responsibility for their actions. They think they’re doing the right thing, but when it turns out to be wrong, they try to pretend it never happened. And you’re the one who is wrong! Thus their right to vote needs to be taken away before they kill our civilization.

          • Night Owl December 20, 2022 at 3:46 am #

            Jarek, you are not a dumb guy. Why you post stuff like this is beyond me.

            We both know you are well aware of how stupid this argument is.

            If you are going to advance your various causes here, at least put in some effort.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 12:44 pm #

            Have you not seen post after post of women refusing to take the least responsibility for downfall of the West?

            When confronted with this, they immediately pivot into an attack, blaming all men. I’m the fanatic? I’m just stating what they do. Nobody blamed all women, initially, but after they consistently blame all men, one has to conclude the problem is with most women (not all).

            You’re living in an alternate reality if you don’t see it.

          • Mick December 20, 2022 at 2:24 pm #

            I have to agree that we need reverse Suffrage.

            I feel like I can say this without offending my “team mate” MaryQ because she already does not vote.

            Ha! But all kidding aside, giving women the vote was a bad idea. An even worse practice. I think our politics and culture since it happened backs this up.

          • MaryQueen December 21, 2022 at 7:11 pm #

            Paula already has explained, as have others up here, why women getting the vote have nothing to do with west’s downfall.

            Either you get it or you don’t, I guess.

      • Islander December 19, 2022 at 8:56 pm #

        Major confusion on display concerning which sex maintains morality in society, men or women.

        Even the misogynists here can’t quite make up their minds.

        • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:28 pm #

          The misogynists up here have a very sorry showing in the logic or knowledge department.

          • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 10:44 pm #

            I know it gives you satisfaction to blurt out such things, Mary, but the exact same statement could easily be made about feminist misandry and what would it prove? Not much….except that we both look at the same world and reach very different conclusions about why it is so fucked up.

          • MaryQueen December 20, 2022 at 10:27 am #

            You know nothing, whereas the women up here are quite studied.

            You’re just a bloviating asshole puffing up his chest like those drunks punching each other over the World Cup.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 12:46 pm #

            Mary confirms Wizsad’s point, like a good secretary or assistant.

          • MaryQueen December 21, 2022 at 7:13 pm #

            Nope.

            Jarek’s wrong again.

        • JohnAZ December 20, 2022 at 11:16 am #

          How about the family unit!!

          It takes exposure to both male and female attributes to raise balanced children.

          One side or the other develops perversion.

          So both sides are correct, it takes both.

      • Anthea December 22, 2022 at 9:36 pm #

        @ JohnAZ:

        When you say, “Women are the sexual enforcers of any society, after all they own the gateways,” what you’re really saying is that there should be no expectation that men be sexually moral. They are expected to be immoral.

        You might as well come right out and say that men are bad people, are expected to be bad people, and that sexual and social responsibility is not expected of them.

        As to family size being set by women throughout history, that one comes pretty close to being pure nonsense. While there have always been birth control methods of various kinds, they were, in many times and places, not known to most women. During the 1800s and 1900s in the US, it was illegal for anyone to provide birth-control information to any woman. That is, it would have been illegal for even your mom or your aunt to tell you about these methods.

        In some times and places, a woman might have been able to visit a midwife, local wise woman, or voodooienne who might advise her to use a pessary. In most times and places throughout history, there was no one like that around, or, due to the illegality of such practices, finding such a practitioner would be much like scoring drugs is at present. Most of us don’t have the right contacts. And it could be that your local practitioner was no longer in business due to having been burned at the stake.

        As to women running neighborhoods, that too would depend on the time and the place–and also what type of “running” you are talking about. Your statement is too vague.

        Re the pill, I have come to believe that it was a Bad Idea. I don’t think that women should consent, or should ever have consented, to ingesting pharmaceutical drugs, especially on a continuous basis, in order to be sexually available to men.

        I am not seeing how the male role in society is to pass morality from generation to generation of sons. How so? What is the mechanism for this? I honestly have no idea what you’re talking about. I suspect that you don’t either.

        I would also say that, while it is true that neighborhoods and communities have broken down, you have not provided any analysis as to why.

        The main reason for the breakdown of neighborhoods and communities is the loss of economic self-determination, which forces the younger people to move to the cities–and often to a distant city–for jobs. In an economically viable community, the young people would start a business or a farm. It is because we have a top-down economy that is virtually feudal in nature that neighborhoods and authentic communities have almost ceased to exist. For one thing, a house is no longer a home, but an asset and an investment. You don’t buy the place in order to become a part of a community, but because a house in a particular area is expected to appreciate in value. You are not looking at living there so much as you are looking forward to cashing out.

        The reason I am responding to your post is because these glib, “I pulled this out of my ass” comments annoy me.

    • Woodchuck December 19, 2022 at 9:13 pm #

      Earlier I left a whine in here about a feminist ancestor. She started out being active in supporting both the Volstead Act and the Nineteenth Amendment. These were issues important to a lot of people in the 20’s.

      She was a sour and dour Presbyterian fundamentalist. To be a Christian in her mind there was to be no drinking, no dancing, no card playing or gambling, and *especially* no carousing going on around her. Chastity was of utmost importance. Unfortunately for her, she had a situation going on that involved in laws visiting at times who were beer drinking northern Catholics. We’re talking a pack of inlaw uncles here. They had to bring their own beer with them because they were visiting a dry county in the Bible Belt.

      Well, they left a lot of beer bottles behind. Ole granny was afraid that the trash collection guys would see beer bottles in her trash cans. So she had all the bottles stored in a remote area in her huge basement. She went through the trash and pulled out all the beer bottles after the guys had driven off to the North. During her last year alive I was 8 years old and visiting her house. She hired me and one other child to drag all the beer bottles out of the basement and throw them down the steep wooded hillside behind her house. We had great fun as kids seeing how far we could throw them and trying to get them to bust on oak trees. Honeysuckle vines and underbrush hid them rather well at first. Decades later others were mystified as to where all the beer bottles on the hillside came from. They were covered by leaves, but a few still poked their heads out in winter every now and then. I never confessed to my role in throwing the bottles because I was afraid I’d be asked to root around in the woods, find them, and put them in the trash cans where they should have gone in the first place.

      This old feminist woman had cancer and knew she was dying. Yet she was worried about hundreds of hidden beer bottles in the basment. She was worried that after her passing, the house would be cleaned from top to bottom and the hidden bottle stash discovered. And what was much worse, the bottles might end up in the garbage can anyhow, which is why she had them hidden in the basement in the first place.

      She feared that after her death a city worker might discover that somebody in her home had been drinking a hell of a lot of beer. And that they might tell somebody. And it might get wispered around town. Image being a dying person with this sort of shallow minded nonsense going on in your mind. And you swear a couple of kids to secrecy and pay them to solve your problem. A problem that would sound hilarious to anyone today. Those bottles are still there right now , the land is an undeveloped steep hillside, and the leaves have covered the beer bottles up so completely you’d have to dig down a ways to find them by now. Until bulldozers bring them to the light of day, they’ll be there forever as a hidden monument to idiotic ideas and ideals.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:29 pm #

        So one dysfunctional and arguably crazy woman means all women are. Got it.

        Sheesh.

        • Woodchuck December 19, 2022 at 9:51 pm #

          I don’t think you’ve got it just yet. I don’t see much if any changes in mindset starting with the early feminists to the contemporary ones. They’ve changed the talking points and the rules to confuse everyone. But the basic mindset of making females masculine and males feminine is still in place. Women are to break into professional work and do work not customarily done by women in ages past. Women have been taught they can be in the workforce full time and let the state raise their children instead in government indoctrination centers. Then everybody sits around with their thumbs in their asses wondering if yet more government money might be able to fix what’s wrong with their children.

          • Rowdypiglet December 20, 2022 at 12:42 pm #

            “Women have been taught they can be in the workforce full time and let the state raise their children instead in government indoctrination centers.”

            We’re seeing now just how well that has worked out. As soon as little girls begin school, they’re inculcated with the belief that they must choose a career, and that wanting to marry, have children, and raise them, is demeaning and is not on the list of choices. What job could possibly be more important? Is raising civilized human beings really of less value than the dreary and pointless jobs so many women hold?

            We’ve invited women who genuinely want a career to come out of the closet, and shoved those who don’t inside. What would be the harm in treating the traditional choices as at least equally valid? They are, in fact, what many women are best suited for, and what they would choose if not pressured and shamed.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

            Well said. Schooling should be geared towards the mean, the ordinary human being. Ordinary girls will naturally want to be wives and mothers if their heads aren’t messed with. Teachers should be on the lookout for unusual girls who don’t want to go along with this. They should be mentored in the path in which they wish to go.

            There have always been women who didn’t want marriage and family, and of course, those who can’t find a man to give them these. They can have an honorable place as well. One doesn’t have to destroy society to accommodate them – or allow them to destroy society either of their own volition.

        • Woodchuck December 20, 2022 at 4:41 pm #

          An extremely long time ago in high school American history we encountered Caroline (Carry) Nation, aka ” Hatchet Granny”. She and packs of radical female followers would enter bars and smash them up with hatchets. If a bunch of guys did this to bars, you’d have had some brutal bar fights like in the Western movies. Chairs smashed on heads and people tossed through windows. Guys would have been far more likely to jump off the bar stools and to even use deadly force to resist such unprovoked attacks from other guys. But when the hatchet grannies invaded, the guys didn’t fight physically with these new temperance radicals. That’s something men didn’t do back then because women were universally respected and protected. Respected enough to where the men inside bars would stand down and back away while the hatchet harpies trashed the place.

          Were all women back then saloon smashing radicals? No! Were all women in the 20’s suffragettes marching in the streets to get the 19th amendment passed? No. But there were organized women’s movements on the march at that time, and they did get in the papers and they did made their voices heard. I can’t help but getting a big smile imagining a bunch of guys hanging out in their favorite saloon after work, like in the Cheers tv sitcom. And all of a sudden the hatchet grannies show up and trash the place. The shocked tough guys back off and get the hell out of the way while glass is flying and bottles are bustin’. There are photos out there of these hatchet grannies, and well, all I can say is that they look a bit homely to me, sorta the opposite of sexy. And look at the expressions on their faces. All they need is blue or purple hair and some metal on their faces to look like today’s radicals.

          There’s a shrill, loud, and bossy masculine character that accompanied a lot of these early female radicals. I’d encountered some nuns like this in Catholic School. They called themselves “Sisters of Mercy”. I found from painful experience that some of them had no mercy at all on mischievous and creative boys. They always seemed to have a sour and fun hating attitude. Are all women nuns? Thank God no! Were all Sisters of Mercy knuckle beaters? No. Not all. But some were, and way too many in my opinion.

      • Islander December 19, 2022 at 10:55 pm #

        Woodchuck:

        Na und?

        So what.

        So many words to such little avail.

      • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 1:37 am #

        Imagine thinking you are godly when you are that obsessed with what people think. And as if Jesus didn’t turn the water into wine at Cana and have a glass or two Himself.

      • Rulo Deschamps December 20, 2022 at 4:40 pm #

        Woodchuck,

        your ancestor’s vignette is vivid, well done. The beer bottle dilemma points to something in our nature, to some flaw that makes us vulnerable to many forms of madness.

        Puritanism, feminism, wokeism, teetotaling, the war on drugs. Also the noise of the ego, of “what will they think of me,” the dissonance or hallucination or illness of hiding the bottles at all cost.

        At least glass is biodegradable over a long time. A less noxious pollution than plastic everlasting.

    • Anthea December 20, 2022 at 8:45 pm #

      @ Alzaebo:

      While I’m not sure whether your main point was that the women’s vote was instrumental in instituting Prohibition, I must point out that the Prohibition movement arose entirely from failure and weakness on the part of men. Drunkenness–along with the attendant ills of domestic violence, poverty, and the destruction of families and communities–was a serious and almost entirely male-generated social pathology of the time. So, in other words, the same as the feminist movement: Male moral failures leading (inevitably) to women’s loss of respect and regard for their men and women’s demand for remedies. You know, remedies for getting the shit beaten out of them and their kids, for Dad blowing his paycheck at the bar while Mom and the kids went hungry, for Dad’s inability to hold a job, for the kids having to grow up seeing Dad drunk 24/7, etc., etc.

      You will notice that there is at present no significant temperance movement. This is because the needed remedy was applied: Divorce became socially acceptable. Women were quite willing to tolerate drunkenness among men, as long as the men were no longer in the household. Now they have to be drunks somewhere else, which is perhaps what gave rise to the “men’s movement,” wherein the world’s drunks, layabouts, and wife-beaters are reduced to complaining to each other about the cruelty of women and the injustice of being expected to support their kids.

      There were probably some other contributing factors that made separations and divorce more practical. If I remember right, it was not until the 1970s that a husband who beat his wife was automatically arrested and charged with assault–as would have been the case if he’d beaten up someone else. Prior to that time, wife-beaters were only charged if the wife pressed charges, which she was often afraid to do. (Hubby, who would be quickly released on bail, would likely retaliate.) Other factors were greater enforcement of child-support and women’s greater ability to earn at least a modest living in the workforce. Well, and of course welfare and other social services.

      As I already said, feminism arose from the same cause: male irresponsibility towards their families and resulting need for women to assume the male role of provider, due to male abdication from that role.

      You guys got feminism due to your habit of (figuratively) dumping your wives and kids off at the side of the road–though having the guys stick around to beat you up and starve you was perhaps a greater evil.

      If men wanted to overcome feminism, it wouldn’t be difficult to do. It could be done by men being men.

      I mean, presumably there are such things as male virtues–though these seem to be lost in the mists of time. According to legend, men used to be providers and protectors of women and children. There was at least a social expectation that their intentions towards women would be honorable–though such expectations seem always to have been fairly elastic. Men were allowed to prey upon women “of a certain class” and were only obligated to behave honorably towards “nice girls.” A “nice girl” was most likely any girl whose father was likely to knock your teeth out.

      Feminism is purely a response to male behavior–and a necessary one, and even an existential one for women and children.

      Don’t want the ladies to vote Democrat? Hey, support your family yourself, and your wife won’t be forced to turn to Uncle Sam so the kids don’t starve. If men wold like to see intact families, they need to stop destroying them.

      • Paula D December 21, 2022 at 12:23 pm #

        Prohibition was the 18th Amendment and Women’s Suffrage was the 19th Amendment.

        Male logic on full display when they blame women’s voting for prohibition.

        • Woodchuck December 21, 2022 at 12:38 pm #

          Logic has no gender. Many varying interests supported the 18th amendment. The bootleggers and gangsters, along with Southern Baptist preachers, loved prohibition. You see, both the preachers and women were needing assistance from the government to stop men from drinking. Nagging women and pulpit pounding Bible thumpers just didn’t have enough power on their own to do it, And it seemed that prayer had failed to stop the drinking, and so God refused to intervene directly. Help was then needed from the government. If government can make the world safe for democracy then it can certainly make the world stop drinking. Right?

          • MaryQueen December 21, 2022 at 7:15 pm #

            You didn’t even grok a teensy bit of what Paula or Anthea said.

            LOL.

        • Woodchuck December 22, 2022 at 11:51 am #

          Uh, I do know that 18 comes before 19. I hated elementary school but at least I learned to count. That turned out to be a useful skill.

      • Woodchuck December 22, 2022 at 12:24 pm #

        Getting into complex academic discussions about feminism goes nowhere. You’ll notice this on other blogs as well, neither side will give in, and the exchanges can get very intricate with people quoting various authors and bringing in history, psychology, sociology, religion,etc. It becomes a contest to see who is the best wordsmith and who can quote the most “authorities”.

        My views on feminism are negative because of how I grew up. I’m not chosing sides according to what politics I might have. A branch of my extended family fled Europe in 1861 and arrived at Ellis Island in NYC. Something awful must have been going on overseas for them to flee to a country that was in the middle of a bad civil war. Somehow they managed to do very well, and had a nice comfy place for themselves in the “gay nineties” or the “gilded age” from 1890 to 1900. The females in the tribe were all great home makers, raised very successful and healthy children – until feminism and college worship infected the family in the 30’s. Things started going downhill for my extended family after that. The younger generations of the family were experiencing psychological problems, depression, multiple divorces, etc. I was affected by this as everyone else was. To put it bluntly, we had/have a nerd problem, although we certainly didn’t start out being nerds. Nerds don’t emigrate to a place in the middle of a brutal civil war.

        When things don’t go right it’s only natural to examine one’s past family history, because family issues strongly affect how we grow up. When I looked at mine, I saw a pattern and I saw stuff going down that seemed more than just coincidental. Looking around me now, I see families everywhere in crisis, still high divorce rates, troubled and unhappy children. I tend to think now that my extended family encountered the destructive forces of feminism maybe a few decades before most everybody else, we were sorta ahead of our time. But the time is here. And the confusion is getting worse by the hour.

  41. 100th Avatar December 19, 2022 at 7:04 pm #

    I am not sure where I read it, but it is a recent story about the JFK Files, and Tucker Carlson.

    An inside (CIA) source confirmed to Tucker that the CIA did in fact kill, or conspired to kill, JFK, and that what he knows would irrevocably and forever alter one’s concept of the United States and the society one BELIEVES to be existing in.

    There is a reality.
    The (only) true one.
    And most are not residing within it.

    I have always said that the information age presents an existential hazard to the ruling arrangement. Particularly the one many of you assume to be living in.

    It is entirely false and invented.
    It is a myth.

    So, as I read the opening excerpt about leaking secrets and the laments of the rulers I shrug. Because many believe these latest spasms are aberrations. Something new.
    They see the new and obvious lies and dystopian machinations but dismiss the antecedents.

    A lifetime of them.
    The host outlines a christmas wishlist of goodies that will never come.
    Just as they never arrived in the past.
    Investigations. Special Prosecutors. Commissions. Hearings.
    The brand stamp of authority of the high priests.

    And the only thing that will come is more theater.
    More mall Santas imitating the one true fiction.

    How that disturbs people: when confronted with a tawdry, obvious, and blasphemous simulacrum of the pure mythological canon as they envision it.
    Blind to the absurdity of their demand for perseverance to the authentic lie.

    With no irony.
    Preserving the myth is the goal.

    But know this. You MUST walk away from all of it.
    Nothing within their system is real.

    • riverrunner December 19, 2022 at 7:10 pm #

      If you put ‘Tucker Carlson’ along with ‘JFK Files’ you know it’s going to be horseshit.

      • Woodchuck December 19, 2022 at 7:45 pm #

        The river is dribbling drivel again. You get paid by the word, right?

    • MontanaMan December 19, 2022 at 7:46 pm #

      Tucker was talking about this last week pertaining to President Kennedy, and the possibility that the CIA had a major hand in that situation of his death. He never did say who the person is that him and some of his staff talked to that had access to all the documents that are not being released. He’s not about to break those persons anonymity.

      • Paula D December 20, 2022 at 1:06 pm #

        JFK fired Allen Dulles and threatened to break up the CIA to a thousand pieces and scatter it to the winds.

        Then “someone” blew his head off in the middle of town square in the middle of the day.

        And then Allen Dulles was appointed to “investigate” the murder.

        But we’re supposed to pretend that it is still a mystery if the CIA was involved?

    • Woodchuck December 19, 2022 at 8:19 pm #

      “Nothing within their system is real.”

      The Biblical false prophet who brings down fire from the heavens? (predator drones and other aviation firepower)?

      Who or what is the beast from the sea? The now defunct British Empire? A maritime empire with a network of British ships on the oceans?

      Yes, let’s preserve the myth. Great confusion reigns in the West regarding mythology. For example, pagan Rome loved Saturnalia during the winter solstice. It was “the most wonnnnnnnderful time of the year”. Lalalala lala deck the halls with boughs of holly! Time for drinking, orgies, getting high and having colorful visions, giving gifts and flying in the sky with elves onboard, any sort of crazy and wild experience you could think of could be enjoyed during this ancient festival that has its origins in Babylon. I doubt if Jesus would have been partying it up during Roman Saturnalia, but who knows for sure? His first miracle was changing water into wine, a trick that would be guaranteed to win converts everywhere on university and college campuses. A useful miracle! One you can drink and get a good buzz from. If He was hanging out with prostitutes, drunks, blue collar guys, tax collectors etc. – maybe He also didn’t get his pants in a wad over Saturnalia. But Jesus would have been very shocked if someone had told Him that starting from 4 centuries in the future He’d be forever celebrated via a new Saturnalia called Christmas. The Christmas glitz with mistletoe, yule logs, decorating trees and bringing them inside, exchanging gifts, drinking alcohol, sex at Christmas office parties (as seen in cartoons) etc etc – that’s all Babylonian, it’s got zero to do with Jesus. My only problem with Christmas is that people are doing traditions repeatedly without knowing or thinking about the origins of what they are doing. I find it beyond silly to be engaging in expensive and time consuming activities without out knowing why.

      • messianicdruid December 20, 2022 at 6:01 pm #

        Would a fish be silly for wondering about water?

        • Blackbird December 20, 2022 at 8:29 pm #

          “Would a fish be silly for wondering about water?”

          No, that fish would be taking the important first step toward becoming an amphibian.

  42. riverrunner December 19, 2022 at 7:08 pm #

    Well looky here, another Monday and another bilking of the Kunstler ‘consumer.’ How do you manage to pull this off twice a week is beyond comprehension as it’s the same ol’ shit every week from our keyboard warrior. The irony of naming the Dems ‘The Party of Chaos’ humors me to no end. Think you got that backwards there Jim as any 1/6 video will attest. Meanwhile, any sources on your mRNA claims that you rail on every single week? Nope, never as it’s the equivalent to that other bullshit piece of propaganda, 2000 Mules.

    • Mick December 19, 2022 at 7:27 pm #

      There he is!

      A whole lotta nonsense…..and a river runs through it.

      • Paula D December 19, 2022 at 7:43 pm #

        The river is flooded and it seems to have picked up the sewage from the treatment plant.

        Peeuuw, that stinks!

    • MontanaMan December 19, 2022 at 7:31 pm #

      Why do you even come in here since it’s quite obvious that you don’t like, or agree with what Jim Kunstler has to say? Are you a glutton for self-punishment??

    • MontanaMan December 19, 2022 at 7:49 pm #

      You’re about as pleasant as a root canal. You definitely exhibit the symptoms of a late stage alcoholic.. Rage Rage ? and more Rage.

    • stelmosfire December 19, 2022 at 7:54 pm #

      Runner, you mention a film, “2000 Mules”. have you watched the movie? I haven’t, I don’t have the time or compunction to. I know what I know and observe. As the simple deplorable jamoke that I am I plod on through the fog until I see the truth. It seems you’re just here to stir the pot o’ shit.

      • MontanaMan December 19, 2022 at 8:02 pm #

        Like I told him, he really is about as pleasant as a root canal, and he does exhibit symptoms of a late stage alcoholic. He’s all about
        rage / arrogance / unpleasantness. He is definitely not a happy person.

        • riverrunner December 19, 2022 at 10:19 pm #

          Projection much?

      • Islander December 19, 2022 at 9:09 pm #

        I watched the film “2000 mules,” and it was excellent.

        • riverrunner December 19, 2022 at 10:01 pm #

          Thanks for admitting you’re a dimwit.

      • riverrunner December 19, 2022 at 10:04 pm #

        Don’t have to watch 2000 mules when you know about the fraudulent pos behind it.

      • Paula D December 20, 2022 at 1:08 pm #

        I haven’t watched it either, but as I understand it, it’s actual footage of ballot stuffing that went on in the various Dem cities that decided the 2020 election.

        I have already seen enough footage here and there to be convinced that it only took a few cities in a few states to overcome the vast majority of votes actually cast in that election.

        The election was stolen and the fact that they are trying to make it illegal to say so proves it.

    • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 9:10 pm #

      Says the River of Shit….the mighty Amazon of Democrat fecal matter in perpetual search of a proper porcelain bowl to go swirling down.

  43. BackRowHeckler December 19, 2022 at 7:58 pm #

    Speaking of lovely ladies & Radical Feminists, I give you Valerie Salanos, the artist who shot Andy Warhol 3x with a .38 Special revolver, and author of the S.C.U.M. Manifesto (SCUM stands for the Society for Cutting Up Men) & the off-off Broadway play ‘Up Your Ass’.

    Needless to say the play ‘Up Your Ass’ wasn’t too successful, which embittered Valerie to no end. She spent some time in prison for shooting Warhol. More of a nihilist than a feminist, this Sweetheart of the Rodeo blazed a trail soon followed by early punk rocker Patti Smith, and more recently black clad Antifa fems who drag civilians out of stopped automobiles and stomp their faces in with steel toed engineer boots.

    • BackRowHeckler December 19, 2022 at 8:02 pm #

      And don’t think Valerie was being satirical with the SCUM Manifesto title. She meant every word, literally.

      • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:46 pm #

        LOL, she sure knew how to name stuff.

        “Up Your Ass.”

        Hahahahaha!

        • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 9:15 pm #

          I know this is terribly lowbrow, but sometimes it’s the outrageously funny obscure crap that people post here that keeps me coming back. This is the great advantage of reading in with this very literate group.

          • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 9:31 pm #

            I can count on BRH to break up the tension with excellent and funny posts.

            That’s why I continue to opine that he’s my favorite commenter on CFN.

          • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 3:52 pm #

            “Up Your Ass!” Sounds a real rib-tickler. I might watch it on Christmas Day after the kids and I have seen The Sound of Music.

      • Islander December 19, 2022 at 10:51 pm #

        I just copyedited a ms. whose (feminist) author insists that no one ever established that Solanas ever confirmed that SCUM meant Society to Cut Up Men.

    • MaryQueen December 19, 2022 at 8:45 pm #

      Valerie was quite something, alright. Ironically, if she hadn’t shot Warhol she’d probably fit right in with that group given how extreme & anti-establishment they were. But then again, Warhol went onto become establishment… while radical feminists never did.

      • Wizard of the Saddle December 19, 2022 at 11:04 pm #

        See, Mary?!? Even women are capable of violence….and with a gun (GASP!) at that!

        Hilarious. LOL

        This is why the whole debate over whether men or women are the better sex is utter rubbish. It’s not only a false concept for debate, it is a total distraction and misdirection from the actual issue which is the proper roles for men and women working together – not at odds with one another – in a civilized, healthy, and orderly society.

        When I criticize feminism my motivation is not misogyny as all feminists would accuse. Quite the contrary. I am quite enamored of the female creature, as all true men are. Which is why feminism is so disturbing. I won’t re-hash the long list of well known societal issues it has caused. That has been well articulated here by others. I simply hate what it has done to male & female relations. It has destroyed the normal sexual and social dynamics between the sexes and has upended social stability as a result. Nothing good has come from it.

        People are not happier today. Women certainly are not. The bulk of all women I see today are in a state of pure misery thanks to feminism. That’s why nearly 50% of the female population in this country is on psych meds from their shrinks while fewer than 10% of men are.

        What a home run for the United States.

        I’m sorry, my dear, but if I could rewind time and restore this country to the normal cultural standards that existed a little over a century ago, I would not hesitate to pull the trigger…and every woman in the country would…ultimately…be the better for it.

        • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 2:33 am #

          Who do women choose for a mate? Someone above them: Taller, richer, stronger. And the best women? Some one whom they can’t manipulate, whom they admire and who can guide them.

          So women are clear even if you aren’t. Men are better. Thus they must rule. Pilot and Co-pilot. Husband and wife. He loves her unto death even as Christ loved the Church. She isn’t called to do any such a thing by St Paul, “only” to honor and obey.

          • kbird December 20, 2022 at 12:15 pm #

            Jarek, what a crock of shit. What makes you think women think Men are better? You are projecting, that is what you feel…so sad and gross.

          • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 2:26 pm #

            Ok, let’s go slow for you: Do women want a man as tall as they are, shorter, or taller. Give what you think is the order of preference starting with the best. Ditto money and success.

            They are born looking up. Men on their own level? Meh. Men beneath them? Invisible. If they have to deal with them, icy distaste and contempt.

        • MaryQueen December 20, 2022 at 10:24 am #

          The misogynists up here have gone bonkers.

          Where did I ever say women couldn’t be violent?

          You still don’t get that women didn’t create the current situation. And, no, society is not better when women have no rights or choice in life.

          • Rulo Deschamps December 20, 2022 at 4:49 pm #

            Mary,

            I noticed you mention drunken fights at or about the World Cup and I’m curious. I have followed the thing quite intensely and wasn’t aware of any. Hooliganism and mass violence are, of course, a part of the football context of the past, but very rare today. Some third tier game, say, in the outskirts of Newcastle or São Paulo.

            Budweiser was a global sponsor, but in a last minute decision Qatar revoked most of the approved outlets to enjoy a beer, I think they had one fan zone and one or two high end restaurants total for the duration.

            I think perhaps what you saw was the usual creative self expression by vibrant minorities in their host European cities. For example, the large Moroccan diaspora created large entertainments after the Portugal and Spain matches. Win or lose wasn’t really the point, the point to display ferocity and hatred towards their hosts.

          • MaryQueen December 20, 2022 at 5:33 pm #

            Oh wow, Rulo. That’s funny you can’t find them. I saw a lot of them on a channel named “LiveLeak” on Telegram. Some were insane. In one, a teenaged boy got run over. I think that was in France.

      • BackRowHeckler December 20, 2022 at 4:45 pm #

        Mary, Warhol, thru hard work and determination (and a bit of genius) really made a success out of himself. Believe it or not he came from an eastern European immigrant family in Pittsburgh and started out as a graphic artist. He remained close to his family his whole life despite his status as a celebrated avant garde artist and bohemian lifestyle.

        • MaryQueen December 21, 2022 at 7:20 pm #

          I know all about him, read a couple of biographies, and used to hike with one of his factory friends, Mary Woronov. She had the stories, that’s for sure. I read her book, of course.

    • Amman December 20, 2022 at 3:03 am #

      “black clad Antifa fems who drag civilians out of stopped automobiles and stomp their faces in with steel-toe engineer boots.”

      – Say it ain’t so…?!

    • malthuss December 20, 2022 at 1:03 pm #

      schiz o? very dangerous.

      Warhol was smart. he said ‘ill never survive another operation’–how right he was.

    • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 3:50 pm #

      “‘Up Your Ass”. I might watch that on Xmas day after me and the family have finished “The sound of music”. Sounds a real rib-tickler!

  44. Islander December 19, 2022 at 10:41 pm #

    The battle of the sexes continues.

    It’s all here (but much more entertaining than this thread):

    httpX://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8q2fTSo8aoY

    How could you believe me? (Royal Wedding).
    Fred Astaire and Jane Powell

    • Islander December 19, 2022 at 10:45 pm #

      Before Valerie Solanas was Cyd Charisse as Frankie:

      httpX://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91EDMNW1VYs

      Meet me in Las Vegas (Frankie and Johnny)

      • Paula D December 20, 2022 at 1:14 pm #

        My dad and I used to drive to the downtown library every Tuesday night.
        We would sing songs that he taught me. It was great.

        One of the songs was Frankie and Johnnie. It was only later that I realized the words were anti-men. “This story just goes to show you that there ain’t no good in men. They’ll do you wrong, just as sure as you’re born.”

        I guess my dad figured singing that song wouldn’t change my opinion of him, and it didn’t.

  45. tom clark December 19, 2022 at 11:11 pm #

    Donald Trump…flawed to perfection…priceless, Jimbo.

    • Hereward the Woke December 21, 2022 at 3:54 pm #

      Flawed to perfection. Floored in the election.

  46. Q. Shtik December 19, 2022 at 11:23 pm #

    The Monday night football game just ended. It was the LA Rams vs the Packers at Lambeau Field. The temp at kickoff was 15 degrees, smoke coming out of every mouth. The camera focused briefly on two flabby White assholes standing there naked from the waist up.

    Whut’s up wit dat? What’s the message?

    I hope they both have pneumonia tomorrow.

    The Packers won.

    • Q. Shtik December 19, 2022 at 11:31 pm #

      Baker Mayfield was the Rams quarterback. He threw a long pass straight into the arms of a Packer defender. The camera focused on Mayfield’s face and I read his lips very clearly. He said !@#$%*FUCK*%$#@!

      I laughed

    • Disaffected December 20, 2022 at 10:04 am #

      Color commentary by the Q. Succinct and brutally honest.

  47. tom clark December 19, 2022 at 11:55 pm #

    Tough for anyone to play at Lambeau. The message from the
    assholes naked from the waist up in 15 degree weather is “I’m drunk”. Don’t look for the Pack to go anywhere this year. Aaron Rogers needs to back to hosting “Jeopardy”.

  48. SoftStarLight December 20, 2022 at 3:02 am #

    It’s kind of strange for a Christmas parable. A time of miracles and mystical happenings where reality is somewhat murky and the truth nearly fantastical. But it’s certainly a grounding message to remember that a war with reality and truth can result in criminal prosecution. Though some people are prosecuted and persecuted for warring with falsehoods and unrealities, so it is a complex picture. Which is maybe why the yule log is burning everything down lol. And that fits into the spirit of the season too! The beginning of a new beginning. Dear Santa, I’m really upset Daddy didn’t take the trash out.

    • Jarek December 20, 2022 at 3:09 am #

      The Mob made hailed Christ as King. A few days later they call for his execution. Now look at what they do to Elon. The Mob chose Barrabas Trump over him.

      • messianicdruid December 20, 2022 at 9:21 am #

        Which one will be resurrected?

        • messianicdruid December 20, 2022 at 9:23 am #

          Leon or Prumt…

      • SoftStarLight December 20, 2022 at 10:55 am