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The old plantation spiritual comes to mind as the first in a series of DOJ Inspector General’s reports is issued — this one outlining the turpitudes of former FBI Director Jim Comey — while even more fateful inquiries by Barr and Durham grind away in silence and mystery, and one senses that sometime soon the whole hot mess of RussiaGate will land on the doormat of Barack Obama.

Many other (by now) well-known names have been implicated in this fiasco but Mr. Obama has stood aloft from them on a fluffy cloud of his own, enjoying his multimillion book deal, plenty of international travel, and shopping for real estate on Martha’s Vineyard, the elephants’ graveyard of the One Percenters. And yet, something wicked is creeping his way as investigators work up the food chain to discover why and how so many high government officials cooked up a scheme to get rid of the despised winner of the 2016 election.

President Obama, Liberalism’s great bowling trophy, its incarnate virtue signal, is going to get “the business” from the very justice department he sicced on his successor, only now under new management. If you think the Left has gone batshit crazy since the Mueller report flopped, along with the supposed author’s Mr. Magoo-like performance before congress in July, just wait until Mr. Obama is called upon to do some official ‘splainin’ about who exactly authorized the operation to unseat Mr. Trump. I daresay the Left would rather blow up what remains of the Republic than see their retired champion in a witness chair, subjected to the peevings of mere mortal federal attorneys.

And yet, certain remorseless legal machinery has been set in motion now that could send a whole boardroom of former Obama administration higher-ups into disgrace, infamy, and possibly the federal slammer. Think: former CIA Director John Brennan in his future role as ping-pong round-robin manager at the Allenwood, PA, penitentiary; Loretta Lynch paring turnips at Camp Alderson, WV; James Clapper trying to catch a little tan in the ‘yard’ at Lompoc…. Somewhere along the line, someone is going to point a finger at Mr. Obama and those who were around him in the dear dead days of 2016.

There’s no precedent for this, of course, not even the case of ole Tricky Dick Nixon, who never had to take a witness chair in the Watergate matter and received a pardon from his successor, Gerald Ford, which made the whole tiresome business go away pronto. Wouldn’t it be a kind of poetic justice if Mr. Trump had to do the same for Mr. Obama? The New York Times would surely find a way to spin that as “racist.” CNN would declare war on FlyoverLand and send Don Lemon to Kentucky in a Lincoln Navigator with a light-saber to subdue the Ku Klux Klan and the satanic hosts of White Supremacy. Well, you see how easily this country could lose its shit.

In the meantime, cries of consternation rise from Right at the DOJ’s demurral to actually indict Mr. Comey on any of the charges listed rather explicitly in the new report. The explanation goes something like this: Comey gave an official FBI memo of his own composition to pal (and attorney) Daniel Richman, and instructed him to leak the contents (though not the memo itself) to a New York Times reporter. The memo involved recollections of a one-to-one meeting with Mr. Trump in which the case of General Flynn came up, with Mr. Trump making the case that there was nothing illegal about the National Security Advisor speaking with the Russian ambassador — since, after all, that is precisely what ambassadors from foreign lands are in Washington to do. I actually wouldn’t be surprised if it turned out that Mr. Comey was wearing a wire during that, and several other, meetings he had with Mr. Trump — before the president grokked that he was being personally set-up for an obstruction-of-justice rap and issued Mr. Comey a pink slip.

In sum, this particular matter amounted to a rinky-dink charge, where Mr. Barr’s prosecutors are concerned, compared to the greater and darker matter of Mr. Comey’s role in defrauding the FISA judges to get warrants to spy on US citizens. That will likely be Mr. Comey’s true Waterloo. So, he greeted this week’s IG report with a smarmy Twitter tweet celebrating his imagined “exoneration.” Imagine instead what his cortisol level will be in the months ahead as he awaits further moves by Messrs Barr, Durham, and IG Horowitz.

In an early riposte to all this bother, hapless MSNBC anchor Lawrence O’Donnell came out with a “bombshell” report that Mr. Trump had used a claque of Russian oligarchs to co-sign some loans in his hotel business — more proof that the President is Putin’s puppet! Alas, like so much other information seeping from the bloated, decomposing carcass of RussiaGate, the report had not been verified before Mr. O’Donnell opened his pie-hole to blab it out on prime-time TV. The President’s attorneys promptly offered to sue Mr. O’Donnell for defamation unless he apologized post haste and renounced the phony report. Which he did. Just another day in hysteria-gripped MediaLand.

As a sidelight, given the content of the IG’s report on Comey, one can easily imagine Judge Emmet Sullivan having to now throw out the case against General Flynn, which has been fermenting in pre-sentencing limbo for the better part of a year, perhaps awaiting developments like these. If not, Mr. Trump will surely have to pardon the General. It would be real poetic justice to see him hired back to the job he was underhandedly shoved out of.


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  1. TraffickingInDivinity August 30, 2019 at 10:26 am #

    These shenanigans by the deep state are not just unconscionable but are the manifestation of the end of democracy. We are in deep state!

    • K-Dog August 30, 2019 at 11:19 am #

      A deep state with no fish for a deep fryer.

      ‘According to researchers, there will be no seaf­ood left to catch by 2048, except for jellyfish, which will thrive in the new, collapsed ecosystem. Luckily, they say th­at jellyfish have the same nutritional content as shrimp, which is pretty darn good.

      Fish gone by 2048

      A sustainability menu in sushi bar. There are such things.
      Trump doing anything about this?

      High and dry, Trump is only one fish we should fry.

      • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 12:16 pm #

        Trump doing anything about this?

        Give me a break!

        Let see, maybe he can get everyone into a line and shoot every other person until the overpopulation problem is past.

        Maybe he can destroy an industry by shutting down ocean harvest.

        Maybe the same with fossil fuels.

        Hey, what would you like to replace these livelihoods with, or maybe just put them into the overpopulation line?

        When the resource runs out, oil or seafood, problem solved. Right?

        • K-Dog August 31, 2019 at 12:16 pm #

          Yes maybe he could do SOMETHING!

          Maybe he can destroy and industry or two that is destroying the planet. Stop fishing boats with nets too long or who fish beyond quota or who use SLAVE LABOR.

          Maybe he could tell the truth about the finances and the physical state of the oil industry.

          You have freedom molecules leaking out of your ass.

      • Sushi is incredibly destructive. The industry is largely dominated by companies owned by the Rev. Sun Yung Moon’s Unification church (another Christian apocalyptic death cult).

        Around the world Sushi is beloved by millions yet every fish that makes it to a plate represents 9 other species caught, killed, and thrown overboard.

        The exploitation of the world’s oceans remains a lawless frontier largely plied by Asian fishing vessels beyond exclusive Economic zones (out 250 nautical miles from most international boundaries.

        Within these zones, marine life has been subjected to the equivalent of strip mining: ocean floor dredging, which destroys uncountable amounts of life necessary for the health of the ocean.

        With its religion-powered industrial markets (Chinese medicine, Korean and Japanese cult gastronomy) and brain-dead Liberal clientele in the West, the oceans have been pillaged, raped, and genocided to the point of total collapse.

        What is needed is a multilateral ocean force able to seize and destroy fishing vessels and sushi restaurants, but there is no political will since all the ocean-dominating nations of east and west are largely in thrall to the seafood cults, the food industry lobbyists, and the dependence of local “special snowflake” populations that persist in subsisting on industrial ocean harvest.

        Meanwhile the plastic and lead and mercury carried by ocean flesh meals continues to make its way into customers’ bodies, damaging brain cells already compromised…

        • newworld August 30, 2019 at 1:37 pm #

          Yep. That said when I first heard of a show called “Wicked Tuna” I thought just a total crap fest of exploitation TV. On actually watching it I think it puts a floor on bad behavior in the tuna biz.

        • SpeedyBB August 30, 2019 at 3:35 pm #

          Lil Deb,

          Came upon a terrifying report a year or so ago on the web on radioactivity in ocean catches. Some enterprising reporters took their set of radiation detectors (apparently you need several to measure different flavors of radiation) and waved them magically over high-priced San Fran sushi.

          Most of the fish reportedly set the needles a-thrill with the old Fukushima bounce. Question to expert: ‘Would you eat this fish?’ Head is shaken. ‘No way.’

          I went hunting for a ‘pocket detector’ I could surreptitiously scan seafood with, and that’s when I discovered it’s not just a little neat Radio Shack Geiger Counter that will do the job. There is too much hardware necessary to pony into the sushi joints – and testy chefs have exceedingly sharp & gleaming knives to point at spoilsports.

          Unfortunately when I went hunting for the article on the web I couldn’t dig it up, as I had lost the link. I continue to eat fish several times a week; it adds glow to my already-radiant personality.

        • RIB August 30, 2019 at 3:38 pm #

          What is needed is a man with some balls who’ll drive a red hot poker up your ass. Here’s an alternative: Get laid once in awhile, “Snacks”

          • JulieK August 30, 2019 at 6:12 pm #

            Mr. Kunstler, this deserves your attention. This ugly remark is beyond decency and should be removed. Please delete this.

          • hmuller August 30, 2019 at 8:14 pm #

            I’m sure RIB only meant a “metaphoric” red hot poker.

            What’s more Debs was the first to advocate violence, barely stopping short of calling for the murder of all sushi chefs,

            “multilateral ocean force able to seize and destroy fishing vessels and sushi restaurants”

            Oh what an unsavory kettle of fish!

          • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 12:39 pm #

            The whole point of freedom of speech is to allow speech that is offensive, distasteful, etc. Why should a comment be deleted because you don’t like it? I thought it was gross too but so what. There are many other disgusting things said here and everywhere else online. Perhaps you should only go to sites where there is no possibility that you will be offended.

      • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 2:17 pm #

        Actually KDog, just the opposite is true.

        In 1900, Ct rivers were devoid of fish of any kind due to 200 years of paper mills and tanneries built on their banks.

        Teddy Roosevelt and our own Gifford Pincot came along, instituted reclamation projects, and cleaned up the rivers.

        Brown trout were brought in from Germany, large mouth Bass from Maryland, small mouth bass from the St Lawrence River, Salmon from the Columbia River in Washington, pickerel from Michigan … a large scale stocking program that continues to this day.

        Fish are plentiful, I catch my limit (trout) each time I go out.
        What you are saying is nothing new; I’ve been hearing the oceans and lakes are fished out since I’ve been a little kid. Yet, in LI Sound, the Farmington River, Twin Lakes, fishing has never been better.

        Brh

        • Gifford Pinchot pulled a fast one over Roosevelt’s dead body and the result was, as you indicate, the stocking of non-native fish.

          That “large scale stocking program” was an understatement- in many, if not most places, whatever wild species existed that weren’t destroyed by human disturbance were annihilated by intentional chemical poisoning.

          WWII air crews trained in high altitude bombing dropped cyanide capsules into remote lakes and elaborate poison delivery systems were stretched across wilderness rivers from bank to bank, destroying life indiscriminately.

          The effort turned a self-sustaining ecosystem into managed animal farming on a continental scale…

          Sunk cost fallacy keeps it all going and now, we’re seeing the whole scheme start to fail.

          • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 4:47 pm #

            Snacks

            You are a bright (gal) guy

          • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 4:56 pm #

            Please don’t feed the trolls. You should know better. Snacks is a poser.

        • K-Dog August 31, 2019 at 12:23 pm #

          An exception to prove the rule. TYVM.

          iucn.org/content/latest-review-science-reveals-ocean-critical-state

          You were not around in 1900. Nobody alive is. The argument and can easily be made that the world was in far far better shape than now. We could argue all day.

          But success stories are good. Please find more. They are few and far between.

      • RIB August 30, 2019 at 3:36 pm #

        Are these the same researchers that said Manhattan would be underwater by now?

        • K-Dog August 31, 2019 at 12:24 pm #

          No you just pulled that out of your troll ass.

          • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 12:49 pm #

            So then there aren’t any researchers who predicted that Manhattan would be underwater by now? Jim Hansen, NASA’s climate expert said that parts of Manhattan would be underwater by 2018. It happened.

      • butter56 August 30, 2019 at 10:47 pm #

        The only thing that will help this is thinning the human herd

      • xxzzy999 August 31, 2019 at 2:30 pm #

        Maybe we should vote in the Bolshevik Bernie and the socialists….
        that should fix everything.

  2. thenuttyneutron August 30, 2019 at 10:27 am #

    2020 will be even more interesting than 2016!

    • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 10:42 am #

      There will be an all-out effort via the Dems and Never Trumpers to steal the election via the voting machines.

      Trump looks poised to win, but I suspect we will see a no-holds-barred version of the Shrub strategy employed by the Uniparty.

      • Majella August 30, 2019 at 11:46 am #

        In what ways dies Trump look ‘poised to win’?

        • CancelMyCard August 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm #

          In what ways dies Trump . . . ?

          Let us count the way .

        • volodya August 30, 2019 at 12:03 pm #

          Majella, it’s a testament to the degradation of US politics that Trump won the last go.

          How could he have won but for the utter inadequacy of his adversaries? Look at who opposed him for the Republican nomination. The Democrats should have found it virtually impossible to find a nominee worse than Trump but they managed to. The same could apply to the next election.

          Here’s the plan for losing to Trump again: keep insulting Trump’s voters, keep denying they have legitimate interests, keep telling them their economic decline is entirely their fault or that they’ve been “left behind” like a family losing track of one of their kids at a road-side stop, keep denying the role of deliberate government policies orchestrated by the wealthy few, keep calling them cretins and racists for sticking up for themselves.

          If the Democrats stick to my plan for losing I guarantee they will lose. This is fool-proof, just keep doing what they’ve been doing and they WILL lose.

          • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 12:09 pm #

            Maybe it is a reflection of where our country as a whole has gone. The top three spiritual motivators today are:

            1. Money

            2. Money and

            3. Money.

          • Janos Skorenzy August 30, 2019 at 1:20 pm #

            Yes, we always hate those whom we have betrayed. The Elite offshored our industrial base leading to the ruin of tens of millions and an ongoing ruin of the remaining middle class. To admit this is impossible. Far easier and more satisfying to vilify the victims.

          • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm #

            They also have no worthwhile candidates and are committed to destroying national sovereignty. Might get enough rubes to vote for that over time, but not yet.

            Over here in Germany, Merkel has failed as well. Her biggest mistake was openly saying nations need to start giving up sovereignty.

            One would think these politicos could outdo a businessman they claim is unintelligent. But hey ho …

          • Bill7 August 30, 2019 at 6:48 pm #

            Thing is, volodya, our Corporatist Dems are *fine* with losing.
            ‘Anybody but Sanders!’ is their motto.

          • venuspluto67 August 30, 2019 at 9:03 pm #

            It sure doesn’t help that the DNC’s current point-man can’t even remember the name of the president under whom he was vice-president.

        • RIB August 30, 2019 at 3:40 pm #

          It’ll be all over when senile Joe Biden announces that Chang Kai Sheik is still in control of mainland China

          • hmuller August 30, 2019 at 8:22 pm #

            Who knew that The Americans With Disabilities Act would require the Dems to nominate an Alzheimer’s patient!?

          • venuspluto67 August 30, 2019 at 9:05 pm #

            @hmuller: I agree with YouTube personality ShoeOnHead that the DNC should be charged with elder-abuse for making Biden run for prez.

    • TraffickingInDivinity August 30, 2019 at 11:51 am #

      Yes, 2020 will be the apex of the fight between the two extremes. Each side looks like a devil or angel, depending upon your allegiances. There is little to be learned from the two sides but much to be learned about the two sides fighting. Buckle up!

      • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 5:13 pm #

        A fight between 2 extremes like the 1860 election

        John Breckenridge and John Bell jumped in as outlier candidates in 1860, did pretty well. Same might happen in 2020, with Bloomberg and Tom Steyer announcing sometime next summer, throwing the PBS News Hour babes into a tizzy.

        Brh

        • hmuller August 30, 2019 at 8:26 pm #

          Next election we should bet Rachel Maddow, if Trump wins she must shave her head and get crude, visible prison tattoos. But then again, maybe it’s the look she’s always secretly wanted.

  3. Walter B August 30, 2019 at 10:28 am #

    Is it not truly amazing, the glacier like pace at which our “government” operates and yet in the end accomplishes nothing? Oh to sleep, perchance to dream……

    • DrTomSchmidt August 30, 2019 at 10:41 am #

      Yeah, but when they’re fighting amongst themselves, they tend to leave the rest of us alone, Walter. I’ve long abandoned the notion of any positive results on the Federal Level. Stasis is best; after all, the richest “mines” in America are the ones on K street, where a few million in capital can return billions in contracts.

    • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 10:59 am #

      Walter

      That IS the Deep State. Our representatives do nothing, really nothing, two or six years at a time, make as little noise as possible, stop all activity at the committee level so it does not become public, then go home six to twelve months before the next election to spend lots of money convincing their constituents how many wonderful things they have done for them. It must be exhausting, no wonder the Reps want to be Senators, then they only have to genuflect to their home folks every six years.

      In all ways possible, vote against the Deep State.

      Think about the above agenda, can you imagine why they hate a go-getter like Trump so much? Making waves, which he is so good at, is an anathema to the Deep State.

      The founders wanted a Federal government with very limited power, but the current flock of do-nothings have perfected the art of do-nothing.

      • K-Dog August 30, 2019 at 11:48 am #

        You call keeping you safe ‘nothing’?

        • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 12:04 pm #

          Safe from what? Give me a break. The biggest enemies of our way of life are domestic and are the problem not the solution.

          I think Reagan said that first.

          • Walter B August 30, 2019 at 12:54 pm #

            We they are not keeping us safe from ourselves and we certainly are our own worst enemy.

          • K-Dog August 31, 2019 at 12:34 pm #

            The biggest enemies of our way of life are domestic

            Be careful about that John. You might show who you really are with such talk. Mission security, do remember!.

            Would I be one of the domestic enemies? Of course I am. You tell me all the time. I want things different and better but your interest and the mission in your Plan Of The Day is to keep things the same as they are to a fatal flaw.

            It our nation is threatened pretend it ain’t so; you just said so.

            So say it ain’t so if you wish but since you mention Reagan, probably not a good idea. You already risk exposure as it is.

            The biggest enemies of our way of life are domestic

            You want to sell me some explosives too?

    • Janos Skorenzy August 30, 2019 at 1:23 pm #

      Everybody is going to get pardoned just like Comey just did. It’s all to keep the show going for the most part. Winning elections is a big part of the show. Those who are willing to do more – like the Clintons – rise to the top.

      • messianicdruid August 30, 2019 at 2:23 pm #

        If you are not willing to do less, at least RE-ELECT NOBODY.

      • Bill7 August 30, 2019 at 6:43 pm #

        Pardoned? Hell, there will be no need for pardons, since *no one of
        significance will even be indicted*.

        Fully agree, though, that it’s “all to keep the show going”.

        Wake me up when any of that changes…

      • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 1:09 pm #

        I agree with you. I think they are all going to get away with it for the most part. They have not really been opposed in any serious way and the system rewards corruption. If the system can’t be redeemed it has to go.

        • cbeard September 1, 2019 at 4:58 pm #

          The child molester Epstein couldn’t be convicted the first time he was charged. Maybe he killed himself, maybe not. He died to protect the deep state, celebrity perverts, such as the Clintons, He may have committed suicide to escape a more horrendous fate. I don’t think any of the Comey, Brennan, etc. bunch will even be charged, much less convicted.

  4. GreenAlba August 30, 2019 at 10:33 am #

    “the glacier like pace at which our “government” operates ”

    Perhaps the glacier is about to dump some ‘terminal’ moraine…

  5. Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 10:39 am #

    The most amusing part of the latest media-backed lie via O’Donnell is that it may have been another 4Chan troll. There was a guy there claiming he was responsible and showing purported proof.

    • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 11:05 am #

      Their prime directive is to bad mouth Trump, period. Whether it is substantiated or not.

      Can you imagine the editorial board room meetings trying to figure out the best way to be negative about Trump. Nothing positive, and there is a lot of positive, is ever reported about Trumps excursion in DC. No wonder there are so many misinformed folks out there. If the truth was transmitted, the Libs would have to pack their bags and move elsewhere, because the folks here would laugh them out of town.

      • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 11:39 am #

        Of course. It started when he became the nominee. In the leaked DNC mails over at Wiki, HRC’s internal team discusses how they ordered the press to cover Trump positively in the primaries, as they thought he would be easiest to destroy once nominated.

        Then, they shifted to full negative coverage — aided by Obama rolling back Smith-Mundt and legalizing propaganda, making it easier to smear Trump with out and out lies. They also shifted to “accountability journalism” (their words), which is how they feel better about making up stories wholecloth to advance or support a fake narrative.

      • draupnir August 30, 2019 at 1:54 pm #

        My elderly mother is still unalterably convinced that Trump is a Russian puppet. She’s nearly blind and can no longer remember what she had for lunch or what day of the week it is, but she remembers that.

        • RIB August 30, 2019 at 3:44 pm #

          Tell your elderly mother that “Soylent Green” is people.

          • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 5:43 pm #

            Do this!

        • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 4:57 pm #

          The power of propaganda/marketing.

          • Bill7 August 30, 2019 at 6:45 pm #

            Yeps, ye olde Bernays sauce… we imbibe whether we want to, or not…

    • newworld August 30, 2019 at 11:19 am #

      I believe it, if you take a look at most celebrity lefty mouthy types their eyes are a dead give away of drug abuse and/or mental illness. The usual conservative intellectual egos are only interested in making a point in response so they sound smart but a troll would obviously find the Left these days as a target rich environment.

      I’d say some of them might be tweakers like Beto but supposedly it’s a drug called Adderal that all the resistance types suck down like candy, but I only hear the rumors and notice their erratic behavior.

      Beto would have made a great character on Breaking Bad, a lunatic moralizing scold waving his arms about and also deep in thrall to some Mexican meth gang.

  6. Ishabaka August 30, 2019 at 10:40 am #

    Nothing says you believe in climate change more than buying a multi-million dollar beachfront home in Martha’s Vineyard.

    • DrTomSchmidt August 30, 2019 at 10:41 am #

      Watch what people DO, not what they SAY. Well noted.

    • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 10:45 am #

      It ain’t the location that speaks that truth to me, but rather the purchase of an energy-sucking USD 15,000,000 mansion.

      Another climate warrior with a massive eco-footprint reminds you to do as he says, not as he does.

      • K-Dog August 30, 2019 at 11:47 am #

        A climate warrior cannot come from the existing order.

      • Janos Skorenzy August 30, 2019 at 1:25 pm #

        Do you doubt he pays his carbon taxes – like Al Gore did or does? All extravagances are “paid for” by the planting of trees! They lead not by example but by virtue…..

    • So what?

      The guy single handedly put 430,000 sq. miles of marine habitat under federal protection.

      The dumb ass charge ” _X_ is a hypocrite” is a kindergarten level rhetoric argument that carries zero meaningful information.

      You’re signaling that you’re drop out material and a cretin, and you go on the list.

      • newworld August 30, 2019 at 11:25 am #

        True, but we are learning to contest the moral level of conflict and hypocrite is Step 1.

        Do Obama and Gore have any credibility? About as much as Jim and Tammy Faye Baker, maybe less, maybe less than Prof Mann who just completely ruined AGW with his antics.

        You might be a nice well meaning person, so let me advise you as I advised the intolerant cranks that ran oildrum.com, you on the organized Left should have stuck to pollution as your regulator/slash money skim operation. But you didn’t listen so you will fail.

        • No, hypocrisy is irrelevant in every way to every discussion on every issue and you would be be better off discarding it to avoid damaging what is left of your intellectual capacity.

          • messianicdruid August 30, 2019 at 4:10 pm #

            Even when you are considering another’s intellectual capacity?

      • K-Dog August 30, 2019 at 11:27 am #

        What one hand does a new hand undoes. Overexploitation is in full swing.

        They have a list for cretins too?

      • benr August 30, 2019 at 11:34 am #

        Ask yourself why.
        Most certainly is not because he actually cares about the environment!
        No he has a vested interest in Blood and Gore carbon credit swap company!
        What you buffons never look at is following the money trail!
        Do you think the Obamas are almost billionaires because of his shitty book or the signing deals?
        Its always about the money!
        The narrative do as I do.

        • benr August 30, 2019 at 11:37 am #

          Buying dispensation much like the Catholic church of old!
          I’m buying off set credits so I can pollute to my hearts content!
          You peons can live without climate control in your homes or constant stable electricity!
          It’s the hucksterism and grifting that bothers one hating on the player and the ridiculous contrived game!

      • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 11:41 am #

        You were triggered by the truth stated in simple terms. Because you are a paid troll.

        • benr August 30, 2019 at 1:03 pm #

          Who are you accusing of being a paid troll?

          • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 4:59 pm #

            Follow the indents. I think this one goes to Snacks.

          • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 5:09 pm #

            Stephen Colbert … er … I mean Snacklet.

    • RIB August 30, 2019 at 3:44 pm #

      What do you expect from a bowling trophy?

    • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 1:22 pm #

      AGW is a theory after all, just like any other. The fact of its reality is not as important as its ability to be used as a tool of political and social control. Or so it seems.

      • hmuller September 1, 2019 at 10:26 am #

        You raise a good point SSL. People often take a scientific issue and make it the basis of social, political, and moral policy. Science is properly about determining facts and has nothing to do with deciding what is morally right or wrong.

        Example: Darwin’s theory of evolution. I’m not saying whether it’s correct or not scientifically. But it should never have been carried over to the realm of social policy and political theory to justify conquest, colonization, or human eugenics.

  7. Ass covering is a bipartisan effort. Expect not much.

    • benr August 30, 2019 at 11:39 am #

      Very true except the Donald believes in payback with this guy there is not telling what he will do.
      Which is why the good ol’boys club is so fearful of him.

  8. 4014HAMPHEDGE August 30, 2019 at 10:51 am #

    It will be a joy to see General Flynn back in polite society… A bonified good guy and author of a worthwhile read on details & intentions of Islam. The Obama/Clinton clique did not like General Flynn one bit.

    There is a cosmic confluence of events in Asia and the Middle East set to eclipse Washington chaos; we will regret lack of robust Famine Hedge owing to systematic removal of branch line railways into North American food production districts. Not on anyone’s minds just now, but predictable by Strategic Think Tanks, and well described in Holy Writ….

    • newworld August 30, 2019 at 11:05 am #

      True, I own a small farm in deep deep Redstatistan and in the last couple of years the local grain elevator could not compete and the short line to it closed. Now the trucks roll a little bit further.

  9. venuspluto67 August 30, 2019 at 10:52 am #

    As for Barry O getting fingered, I still say that the higher up the food-chain they are, the more untouchable they will be.

  10. In silence denial news, Europe is seeing roughly double the number of measles case because science denialists. The Amazon is approaching a threshold on no return where a million cuts causes irreversible conversion of forest to desert.

    In the U.S., science denial is embodied by a hard core of religious idiots kept politically relevant by the conservative umbrella. Republicans who supported wholesale demographic shift and massive population increases

    Yet there is some hope that these morons can be corralled by a single charismatic figure, which they have proven susceptible to over millennia. I hope the emergence of the child savior archtype in the mold of Greta Thunberg will trigger these delusional, brain damaged mental midgets, into doing the right thing. In my worst, wake up in the middle of the night cold sweats, I worry that an opposing type emerges to seize these subhuman beasts by the yoke and drag them toward ever more reality denial.

    It should go without saying that Flyover America depends on the church going robot army to keep the lights on. A charismatic of evil intent could easily lead these absolute sheep in some fervent pilgrimage to the middle of nowhere, leaving numerous towns without the proverbial last one to turn off the lights.

    • newworld August 30, 2019 at 11:09 am #

      I’m just going to mock you, perhaps all of us “Flyover” rubes should just move in with the Obamas. I’ll leave it at that, since you of the left are just as much in thrall to the oligarchs and their need to strip mine the country as the Kochs.

      I’ll take that back the Kochs did have a division concerned with waste water treatment, give em that versus the Silicon Valley oligarchs that have the mentality of children at a theme park.

      • It’s only a matter of time before the rapture is triggered by a tent revivalist on a tour of the nation who proffers giving up worldly possessions and following them.

        Walking away from the falling down rural infrastructure and economy is an easy sell, and religious fervor will be enough to overcome the negative inertia of lifelong habitation.

        They will become the Berbers of the American continent, a generation of drifters, nomads, and refugees coalesced among the RV parks, parking lots, and state parks.

        Joining them in Exodus will be the minor landed gentry, and the resulting glut of houses on the market will drive real estate prices to cyclical lows.

        • elysianfield August 30, 2019 at 12:34 pm #

          “They will become the Berbers of the American continent, a generation of drifters, nomads, and refugees coalesced among the RV parks, parking lots, and state parks”

          SnakPak,
          Cue “The Grapes of Wrath”….

          • I’m convinced a major shift is occurring.

            If my impressions are correct, we may see a massive shift toward mobile lifestyles on every economic level

            -The poor living in cars
            -The zoomers opting to live in vans
            – the boomers increasingly buying RVs

            Venture capital has been quietly moving into the space for a while.

            How this shakes out in terms of housing prices is not yet clear, as it seems that prices are being artificially propped up by the Municipal/Real-Estate complex.

            Either way I expect a large share of future American population attaining “No fixed address” status.

          • messianicdruid August 30, 2019 at 4:22 pm #

            Well is it happened or are you becoming the red profit ? lol

      • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 11:27 am #

        The very obvious failure of Leftist policies are easily observable in Chicago, New York, LA, Or San Francisco. Just let these idiot farms continue, their demise is certain and imminent. The problem, all you more Rightist folks, is what are you going to replace the failures with.

        Sorta like Obamacare, if you do not have a better idea, STFU.

        The “conservative” RINOs in congress embarrassed the Deplorables with their obstruction of Obamacare, but the Deplorables had no alternative to plug in. Big mistake!

    • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 11:20 am #

      If you are saying that the Left are all rational scientific thinkers that base decisions on logical thinking, and the Right is a bunch of non-thinkers, you are delusional. Ten minutes of listening to the idiots in show business, with a few exceptions, will negate any feelings that the Left has any thinking ability at all.

      I am a believer that GW is happening, but the degree caused by us and by natural causes is yet to be determined. Solution of this is being stopped by politics, both sides. The Right wants proof, the Left wants power. Pollution is killing people now, not fifty years from now. The political stupidity is stopping progress on reducing carbon combustion world wide in rational ways.

      BTW, the Amazon fires or a good volcano will undo in hours what the GND promises it will do. One good orbit wiggle by Gaia could throw us into a warm up or an ice age.

      Ban politics, not cows or jet planes.

      • Y’all think your folk wisdom is just as good as a PhD.

        If the left captures scientific votes and the right captures the non-scientific it just means it’s arithmetically certain the future conflict between generations has been framed in political terms .

        This just count the populations. Boomers on way out, Zoomers on way in, we’ll see what happens eh? We’ll see what traction paternalism gains vs. the scientific method.

        • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 5:09 pm #

          No, actually I think it’s better than a PhD. I work surrounded by PhDs of all nationalities. All having a PhD means is that you’ve studied and become an expert in a really, really tiny slice of a particular field. And I do mean tiny! Ask any PhD a question in layman’s terms on just about anything that you think might be in their field of expertise you’ll get either, “That’s not in my particular field of expertise,” or “The answer’s complicated and I can’t give you a definitive answer on that,” or better yet, a simple “Huh, you talking to me?”

          In other words, they know a whole lot about just about nothing, and that’s the smart ones. I have fun with them though. Did a fantasy football league with seven other PhDs last year (signed up again this year). Went 15-2 and won the league championship going away. Native intelligence. My MBA (a totally shit degree) trumped their PhDs hands down.

          • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 6:28 pm #

            Scratch

            Kind of like a Warrant Officer

            If you were a Warrant Officer no offense intended.

          • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 8:59 pm #

            I wasn’t a Warrant Officer, but I get your point. Don’t know if they (USA and USAM) still have them. A lot of the Senior Enlisted ranks felt the same way back when I was still in. Although, it should be said, PhDs are another level still. Mostly agreeable, though. MUCH less of the Military Officer/Enlisted hierarchical bullshit involved – usually.

    • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 11:50 am #

      “Life does not begin at conception”

      “A 16-year-old girl should tell us how to approach climate change”

      Our resident “Man of Science,” ladies and gentlemen.

      • You see? You have no arguments but ad hominems. It’s all messenger, no message.

        This girl is going to outlive us all and due to Asperger’s superpowers will be immune to personal attacks and criticisms of the junior high variety like these.

        Bring a blankie to your tent revival, so you don’t catch your death along your kinfolk. Trust me, the germ theory of disease informs my advice. Handle the collection basket with tongs.

        • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 5:10 pm #

          You enjoy playing the nerdie jerk, don’t you? Or that’s the script anyway.

        • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 5:15 pm #

          I live in an upper middle class suburb in Germany. I grow some of my own food, and my neighbors look out for each other and anything we need can be sourced locally.

          You live in one of the world’s great festering pustules.

          When the shit hits the fan, I know who will be catching their death. What will you do when Whole Foods is no longer an option and Stephen Colbert and the NYT no longer make you feel smart?

        • Sean Coleman August 31, 2019 at 3:10 pm #

          Ad hominem or ad feminam?

    • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 12:33 pm #

      Snacks

      Re: the Amazon

      Have you considered flying down to the Amazon yourself, get a firsthand look at the dire situation?

      Half breed Vaquieros and Gauchos will be waiting to greet you at their jungle airstrip, old Colt 6 guns and Collins machetes strapped to their waists, eager to show you around.

      Brh

      • I would fully endorse sending a few Destroyers upriver and arming up a few brigades for jungle warfare “training.”

        Free-range pork, medical and dental public relations visits with the indigenous, a bounty on noses and ears of poachers and torchers, sounds like a fine tour of duty.

    • draupnir August 30, 2019 at 2:02 pm #

      You do know what happened to the Children’s Crusade, don’t you?

    • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 2:37 pm #

      The Thunberg family poised to clean big up with Nobel Peace Prize swag. Enough to clear out of Islamic Sweden, with its 80% income tax, 9 month winters, and African rape hunts.

      Probably settle on some Island in the Caribbean. Sea level rise? Ha, that’s for suckers, part of the grift and a pretty clever one too, a scheme to get beachfront property on the cheap, like Obamas place on the Vineyard.

      Brh

    • RIB August 30, 2019 at 3:47 pm #

      Of course, “Stacks” you don’t realize that the “anti-vax” crowd lives on the left. For God sakes,woman, (I assume) give the deplorables their due.

  11. Soloview August 30, 2019 at 11:14 am #

    Sure, Jim, if the American republic goes full-court Political Terror then all the above-named individuals will be locked up in Sing Sing awaiting rendezvous with the contraption of Monsieur Guillotin. Except it won’t happen. Nothing will materialize other than media teapot storms. As with Comey, everyone’s reputation will be destroyed, but no one will be touched because people around Bill Barr are themselves Washingtonian creatures who know what goes around comes around. If you know a medium, ask her to do a seance with Maxi Robespierre.

    • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 11:31 am #

      Maybe the problem is mutual protection, ie the Barr DOJ has just as many skeletons in the closet.

      Remember the story, Why don’t sharks bite lawyers.

      Professional courtesy!

    • draupnir August 30, 2019 at 2:05 pm #

      Stabbed in his bathtub by a little tart?

    • abbybwood August 30, 2019 at 2:48 pm #

      Bill Barr IS “the deep state”:

      commondreams.org/views/2019/01/16/william-barrs-deep-state-resume-cover-ups-covert-ops-and-pardons

      I have a funny feeling that NOTHING will ever happen to anyone who has broken the law/lied under oath like Hillary Clinton, Jim Comey, James Clapper, John Brennan, Nellie Ohr, Bruce Ohr, McCabe, Stzrok, Page, Abedin, Samantha Power, Barack Obama etc.

      We will NEVER see justice for any of these liars and corrupt officials.

      But Roger Stone is facing life in prison.

      “One set of rules for thee, another set for me.”

      • Bill7 August 30, 2019 at 7:02 pm #

        Good comment, abbybwood.

        Mr. Kunstler keeps telling us, week in and week out, that some of the
        powerful “folks” mentioned in your comment are going to be taken down.

        [yawn…]

        Wake me up when that happens.

        • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 8:10 pm #

          Great thread. There actually ARE some people alive and awake these days!

  12. oilie August 30, 2019 at 11:19 am #

    Few things political would please me more than seeing the purpose of the counterintelligence investigation exposed for its true intention to prevent the election and service of Pres. Trump. But I expect this pleasure to be denied when IG Horowitz releases his next report with the conclusion that the counterintel efforts were properly predicated. He might even conclude that the last three FISA warrants were improper because they knew by then that the Russian dossier was unreliable.

    A few low level people might even be charged with failing to properly notify the FISA court, but that should be the end of it. A good indicator of this outcome is that no FISA court judges have bothered to call anyone back to explain their lies.

    I think that Barr’s only chance to expose the real conspiracy would consist of finding solid evidence of some serious criminal behavior by someone who might be squeezed into giving up some others in return for less jail time. Maybe he should hire Andrew Weissmann.

    • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 11:34 am #

      You are right. Real criminal activity!

      Lying and deceit is so normalized in DC, it is saturated with it. So in DC it is not criminal, it is expected.

  13. Roggie August 30, 2019 at 11:20 am #

    As a Christian Socialist living in the UK I can’t help giving a snort when American commentators talk about the “Left” in the US. Maybe Unicorns are to be found there as well. I expect there is a signpost somewhere in Moscow pointing eastwards with the words Vladivostok on it. That is almost as far as the American “Left” is from European Social Democracy. I think that both cabals running the USA are equally egregious.

    • benr August 30, 2019 at 11:28 am #

      Just the fact you call yourself a Socialist means you have no understanding of true Socialism think Africa!

    • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 11:37 am #

      Not just European, not just America.

      Globalists, the jerks that are trying to get both of us to commit suicide.

      These are folks that do not want to compete, they want life handed to them with as little effort as possible.

      • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 5:18 pm #

        It is amazing that so many can’t seem to figure out globalism.

        • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 8:22 pm #

          They’ll learn eventually – THE HARD WAY.

  14. benr August 30, 2019 at 11:24 am #

    The chances of seeing Obama stuttering and bumbling on a witness stand are slim to none.
    I would actually pay $69.99 on pay per view t.v. to see the unfettered trial if it did happen.
    I can’t even imagine the actual benefits of seeing the corrupt Obama troll being held accountable for all the absolute mobster crap he pulled in the Whitehouse.
    Imagine for a moment that anyone moving forward understands they can be held accountable for not following the law and the rules never mind al the made up crap about Trump but in the doing it might even change his tactics just a little.

    As always I have a better shot at winning the mega lottery as seeing actual justice be served up on Barry.

    • benr August 30, 2019 at 11:25 am #

      Man I wish we had a edit function here.

      Imagine for a moment that anyone serving the function of President moving forward understands they can be held accountable for not following the law and the rules never mind al the made up crap about Trump but in the doing it might even change his tactics just a little.

      • K-Dog August 30, 2019 at 11:39 am #

        It might even change his tactics just a little.

        Buster,

        Trump changing his playbook will happen when gold loses its luster.

    • RIB August 30, 2019 at 3:48 pm #

      Yeah I have a picture of Obama, the bowling trophy, looking with an unfocused look, searching in vain for the teleprompter

  15. FincaInTheMountains August 30, 2019 at 11:25 am #

    On June 12, 2016 there was a monstrous catastrophe of apocalyptic proportions

    Barack Obama was forcefully removed from power and sent around the country to campaign for Hillary Clinton, so not to mess around under Hillary’s feet while she was taking care of the affairs of the American State.

    Around the same time, Bernie Sanders nieces were taken hostages and Bernie was threatened that they will be transferred to the Pedo Island to be dealt with in the same manner as Gilles de Rais dealt with children during his “ceremonies” of evoking the Spirit of the War of the Roses, so that Bernie would endorse Hillary Clinton at the Democratic Convention.

    All this looks more than a fabrication of a crazy blogger, because it forced more than 400 delegates to leave the Democratic Convention, demonstratively sealing their mouths.

    And television showed it to the whole world, as well as not too carefully camouflaged bruises on the face of Bernie Sanders and his crying brother, on behalf of Sanders passing to Hillary Clinton the votes of Bernie Sanders.

    And President Trump is well aware of that situation, because I have reasons to believe that his people participated in freeing Barack Obama and his family on the eve of 2016 elections.

    • benr August 30, 2019 at 11:26 am #

      Yes folks it’s fractured fairy tales as told by our resident Russian.

      • FincaInTheMountains August 30, 2019 at 11:31 am #

        Not so fractured, I published the warning on this very site about the coup d’etat by Hillary Clinton right around the time when it happened.

        We have witnesses – Mr. Q is one.

      • FincaInTheMountains August 30, 2019 at 11:34 am #

        That was actually a week or so when the Kunstler Server was under the most severe DOS attack by Hillary’s Silicon Valley FLying Monkeys – ask him, he could confirm.

      • FincaInTheMountains August 30, 2019 at 11:42 am #

        And please note that all the FBI Flying Monkeys were referring to Hillary Clinton as “Madam President”,

        They were not lying.

  16. BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 11:31 am #

    “The NYTs would probably spin that as racist”. — JHK

    I’ve been reading the NYTs lately, on Sunday and a few weekday mornings. Believe me, its hard to find anything the New York Times doesn’t spin as ‘Racist’.

    Brh

  17. BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 11:33 am #

    It seems to be this seasons theme, everybody and everything is racist.

    Last seasons theme was everything and everybody was a Russian agent.

  18. volodya August 30, 2019 at 11:40 am #

    Now, while I’m entirely with JHK’s take on the in-yer-face, what-are-you-gonna-do-about-it misdeeds by the malefactors he mentions, I’m not nearly as certain as he is that any of them will spend as much as a day in a court-room never mind in any one of the over-night federal facilities dotting the countryside.

    I don’t know any of the Virginia farm-boys that make up the rank and file of various investigative agencies so I can’t say where their personal sympathies lie. MAGA? Maybe, maybe not. Maybe they hold the same opinions as most of us on this site as to the great issues of the day, the thinly disguised coup attempt being one of them. Maybe they’d just as soon see their betters locked up. But I really don’t know. In any case what difference does it make if they’re not the shot-callers?

    But their bosses upstairs didn’t get there by not drinking the Kool-aid. I think what we’ll see is class and social solidarity prevail. They may secretly think what a travesty of justice they’re perpetrating by handing out get out of jail cards, making up Comey-esque excuses for not prosecuting. But these guys have their self-interest to think about and that of their kids. Can you imagine what becomes of the work and social life of a public official seen to have a part in the conviction and incarceration of somebody that the upper-crust consider to be nothing more than a patriot, doing his duty, acting in the best interests of the Republic?

    Maybe a career-stopper, for sure guaranteeing banishment to the bottom-most basement of the most remote and run-down public building. As far as personal life goes, shunning, no more dinner parties with the Georgetown glitterati, ostracism for their kids, the all-but-certain entry into Ivy-League colleges now a virtual impossibility.

    I’d like to see that roster of crooks in the slammer for their insults to the body politic. They don’t know or don’t care what damage they’ve done to the societal landscape. If wishes were fishes…

    • K-Dog August 30, 2019 at 11:43 am #

      If wishes were fishes russiagate would rate. But truth is; it will be no ones’ fate.

    • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 11:55 am #

      Who is under attack, the Elite. Who are the attackers, the Elite. Hmmm? Professional courtesy?

      • volodya August 30, 2019 at 12:16 pm #

        Precisely. They all swim in the same waters.

  19. JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 11:52 am #

    I wish someone would describe what racism is. There is not a pure white person here, nor a pure Black nor a pure everything. Genome studies in the US show we all have Neanderthal genes in our structure.

    Ok, if there are no pure races, how can there be racism? I would like to rename it “We are better than you”. KKK groups say “we are better than everybody else”. Based on what? BLM say that Blacks are better than everybody else, based on what? Ya da, ya da. You name it, La Raza, CAIR, NAACP, ADL, they are all after one thing, “we are better than everybody else”.

    That is the real racism. The real racists are people who dedicate themselves to the BS that is propagated by these BS artists. Racists are White, Black. Muslim, Latino, Chinese, Japanese, you name it. Ethnic, nationalistic, and yes racist.

    The human condition, give me an excuse to hate and I will take it. Just give me an excuse.

    • volodya August 30, 2019 at 12:14 pm #

      There you have it.

      I think there’s one countervailing factor and that’s the drive inherent in the male of the species for novelty. As much as the gals abhor this tendency, it’s hard-wired into us, pun intended. We want what’s different, and I think that’s nature’s way of avoiding inbreeding.

      I think that we can see the effects of too much inbreeding both in the nit-wits in the Brit and Euro elite all of them pretending to have a clue while actually having none.

      I read a while back that the Brit upper-crust have got an overabundance of surnames that are very similar to those of the knights that crossed the English Channel with William in 1066.

      It’s time for a cull, that crew and the one in the US in my estimation way past their guillotine date.

    • elysianfield August 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm #

      “I wish someone would describe what racism is.”

      John,
      A bit of a parable as an explanation?

      Two newly laid off workers were talking; “Well Zeb, since the Mill closed I have decided to go to the community college and learn a new trade” Zeb, of course, is incredulous….”Well, Leroy, keep me informed….”

      So Leroy goes to the college and speaks to a counselor, who gives him a list of courses to take, and one of them is a course in “Logic”

      What is Logic”? Leroy asks the counselor.

      “Well, let me explain” says the counselor. “First, do you own a weed eater?

      “Yes” says Leroy.

      “Well then”, the counselor continues; “If you own a weed eater, then you probably have a lawn…”

      “Yup” says Leroy.

      “Well, then, if you own a lawn, you probably own a house”

      “Correct again”, says Leroy.

      “And further, if you own a house, you are probably married”, counselor continues.

      “Damn! Right again” says Leroy

      And finally, the counselor concludes, “And since you are married, Logic has determined that you are heterosexual! “See? That’s Logic”

      Well, Leroy is impressed, and immediately visits Zeb to tell him of his college curriculum.

      He tells Zeb that he is taking several courses, one of which is “Logic”.

      Zeb is puzzled…”What is Logic”?

      Leroy puffs himself up and says…”Well let me explain by an example…Do you own a weed eater”

      Zeb says…”No”…

      Then Leroy says…”Well, you’re a Goddamned Queer, aintcha?”

      People do not need to understand race, or logic, to fear and loath that which appears different.

      • volodya August 30, 2019 at 1:11 pm #

        Brilliant. Where’d you get that?

        • elysianfield August 30, 2019 at 5:32 pm #

          Volodya,

          A joke read in some publication years ago…

          • GreenAlba August 31, 2019 at 11:32 am #

            EF

            My husband told me that joke years ago too, but the punchline was ‘You’re a wanker!’.

            The US has different obsessions…

      • Janos Skorenzy August 30, 2019 at 2:51 pm #

        Yes, hatred is ambient, a potential, always around to be activated. A few magic words – which MUST remain undefined – and you are in business. Humanity is not admirable. Alinsky knew that. Yet did he still believe in the Worker’s Paradise or Heaven on Earth? Doubt it. Some do, but I doubt he did. Far more likely that he was an overt Satanist.

        The Left is betraying Feminism. Feminists who don’t get with the Tranny Program are now “TERFS” or Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminsts. This is much like being a CHUD or Carnivorous Humanoid Underground Dweller. As Sartre said, Feminism is a Marxism and thus not a Humanism. The TERFS have forgotten that. They think it was always about women but it never was us. Only the process or dialectic. Trannies are the next stage and thus they are now the all in all until they too are supplanted by God knows what.

        spectator.us/trans-activism-vandalizing-womens-shelter-vancouver/

        They nailed a skunk to their door. So much for animal rights….

        • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 3:27 pm #

          Trouble is there ain’t enough freaks to go around to make for a real movement, only about .006% of the population. Sure, you’ve got a tranny nailing a skunk carcass to the door of a woman’s shelter in Vancouver, but you have immediately transport that same tranny to appear in the Pride Parade in Middletown, Ct, to keep up the appearance of strength and numbers. The Freak Show, magnified by a sympathetic media, isn’t as big as you think it is.

          Brh

      • Q. Shtik August 30, 2019 at 3:19 pm #

        Ha haha

        • volodya August 31, 2019 at 9:14 am #

          You didn’t think it was funny?

      • Sean Coleman August 31, 2019 at 3:24 pm #

        It sounds like the kind of joke the local priest might crack in his sermon. I can’t be sure because I have never made it to the end of one. So the problem is people have an irrational fear of ‘The Other’? I can imagine little Greta saying that if she wasn’t so preoccupied by climate change.

    • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 1:38 pm #

      And you still don’t understand. What you are saying is wicked and evil is actually quite normal and natural. And your conflating it with hate. You are playing the same game the Left plays. In the real world Race does matter. Perhaps if you lived around more non-Whites you would understand.

  20. James Kuehl August 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm #

    A prescient colleague in the 1980s made an astute observation. We used to believe that admirable people were drawn to public service and that the rare scoundrel would be rooted out by the inherent goodness of the system. After Watergate the default shifted to assuming most public officials are corrupt, and a small group of honest people will save the system from total decay. Too bad those heroes never showed up.

    • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 12:06 pm #

      It’s a race to the bottom. Once corruption reaches a tipping point, it becomes in everyone’s best interests to become corrupt too.

    • finuch August 30, 2019 at 12:08 pm #

      One hero did; Julian Assange, who now rots in prison.

    • A 16 year old Swede is the new paradigm.

      • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 12:36 pm #

        Of what? Teenage femme marketing?

        • You have no imagination, Scratch.

          When you can tell me what will appear on the cover of The New York Times 48 hours from now you can graduate from hopeless plebe in thrall of his own opinion to actual futurist possessing demonstrable insight on events.

          • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 1:37 pm #

            I can tell you what’s going to be on the frontpage of Weekly World News (of the wierd) tomorrow, next week, and next month.

            Something about Batboy, and his return to earth from Mars on the space rover.

            I am a futurist, possessing demonstrable insight on events.

            Brh

          • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 4:54 pm #

            Why in the fuck would I care what the NYT puts on its shitty cover? I get my liberal prop from The New Yorker, as at least the writing’s provocative and the agenda’s right up front. But my insight’s served me pretty well all these many years, your sugar snack infused opinion notwithstanding.

      • Janos Skorenzy August 30, 2019 at 2:30 pm #

        Yeah, a weirdo – like that deformed Pakistani girl the fanatics tried to kill for wanting to go to school. Now she drones on and on about the magic of getting girls into school so they can be taught about how evil men are, with the ultimate goal of transforming 3rd World Cultures into imitations of America – an utterly failed state. She doesn’t know that’s what she’s doing, but that is in fact what she is doing.

    • Nightowl August 30, 2019 at 5:35 pm #

      I have a degree in Poli Sci, lived and worked in DC, and spent lots of time around politicos. I left after two years. If admirable people were ever drawn to politics, there was no evidence whatsoever where I was.

      I would go so far as to say I have never encountered such a disgusting, immoral set of individuals as I did in the think tanks, pollsters, political action groups, etc., of DC.

      The truth, IMO, is that politics attracts largely genuine psychopaths.

      • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 7:05 pm #

        Politicians have failed at everything else they have tried. They cannot stand successful people.

        • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 8:31 pm #

          In a sense. In another sense they’ve realized a higher truth. It’s never about succeeding on one’s own, it’s always about capitalizing on other people’s success. That’s a Capitalism 101 lesson right there, JAZ. Falls under the category of “Leverage.”

      • RocketDoc September 1, 2019 at 10:49 am #

        @ nightowl
        I spent 5 years in DC getting a Master’s at Georgetown and working for a think tank. We may have been naive and ineffective but not psychopathic. I was motivated there by some good people; Lester Brown at WorldWatch and Jim Grant at ODC. There were a lot of people trying to do the right thing.
        My take was that it is difficult to do good and also do well. Globalism did not begin as a devious plot–it began as a reaction to the increasing power of multinational corporations as told in Barnet/Muller Global Reach and necessitated governmental structures to oppose that unchecked power. We thought “globally” because of obvious justice issues between the have and have not nations. There was a hope for a more balanced and fair international system that included the poor nations and allowed them to improve. We were NOT in John Perkins term, “economic hit men”.
        However, Financialization was all the rage and bankers in the late 70s and 80s bestrode the world. The deals had to pay and there was no constituency for AID except the dictators receiving it. If getting a return was obvious then the internationalists piled in to make their fortune. Globalism has merely morphed–following the money- which has only gotten more insubstantial. An integrated fair international system was a pipe dream but there have been 40 years of international studies graduates since then who have hoped to find their place-improving the world. That we even have a system that allows this degree of waste of effort is amazing. Just one more thing to crash when the impossible Jenga financial system collapses.

        • Nightowl September 1, 2019 at 4:43 pm #

          Roc, all of DC was “following the money” in my experience. And as I recall, globalism WAS the “increasing power of multinational corporations” slowly supersiding states. We are now at the point where they are telling us to give up sovereignty.

          Not devious? Heh.

          • Nightowl September 1, 2019 at 4:44 pm #

            That should read “superseding nation states”

  21. Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 12:04 pm #

    More grist for the mill of Trump’s winning 2020 election campaign. With foes like the Dems, why even bother having elections? Hmm…

    • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 7:05 pm #

      Sure would be cheaper!

    • Bill7 August 30, 2019 at 8:01 pm #

      Dems aren’t “foes”. they’re well paid to: 1) Sheepdog the left and 2) Lose, so that any policy that might benefit the great majority of the
      citizenry is smothered.

  22. FincaInTheMountains August 30, 2019 at 12:06 pm #

    @benr

    Despite the Google, which is stubbornly refuses to perform the correct search, I found a link for you proving that I was talking about the coup of Hillary when it actually happened:

    kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/the-desperate-and-the-dispirate/#comment-269643

  23. BuckP August 30, 2019 at 12:47 pm #

    What a crock! They’re (politicos) all on the same team and go to the same cocktail/beach/ISLAND/top hat and tails partiest. This is just a show!

    Both parties have no problem spending $1.25 trillion/year on MIICC pork or stripping away our constitutional rights. None of them seem too concerned about exorbitant, extortion-like drug prices or America’s crumbling infrastructure.

    Now, we are lead to believe that all of America’s problems are the result of illegal immigration across the southern border or because some poor souls from Central American narco-terrorist-gang banger states that the US created are seeking asylum here. What a great bit of propaganda!

    Roughly 75% of the STEM jobs in the Silicon Valley are held by immigrantsbecause they can’t find enoough American citizens to fill the positions. The same percentage holds for Silicon Valley related new business start-ups! The late Steve Jobs said that in order to move Apple back to the US he would need 40,000 EE’s, but the US colleges don’t graduate that many .In fact, most EE graduates are from Asia or the Middle East. Here in Vegas, immigrants do most of the dirty work, such as construction, roofing or landscaping on 110F days. I don’t see many flag-waving red-blooded American good ol boys out there. But, hey, there taking our jobs, man! Whose jobs exactly? You might not like them but I guarantee, you won’t outwork them. Trump knows this. His resorts,hotels and golf courdes hire immigrants, documented or undocumented, alike, to do the dirty work.

    Truthfully, the real reason for the diminishment of good paying jobs is automation. Wth the comming AI and 5G technologies it will only get worse. This issue cuts at the whole concept of what our economy is based on. You sacrifice your time in some laborius pursuit whose value depends on the utile of the task performed which determines your reward.No easy fix!

    Republican Party + Democratic Party = Wall Street (Oligarchal) Party = Endless War Party
    They just keep us divided with wedge issues while they fill their pockets and sell us out.

    Once again,the crooked, corrupt DNC eliminated the only candidate to speak out against the endless wars, military entanglements, defense spending by deviously changing the rules. Good try Tulsi!

    When have lawyers, business execs or bean counters ever solved complicated problems? Never! But thar’s who we trust to run our country!

    Engineers take business courses to raise their GPA!

    • Janos Skorenzy August 30, 2019 at 2:38 pm #

      Yeah, cuz we should always be having to out compete desperate 3rd Worlders who will do anything for low pay. That’s how to make America great again.

      The lack of Vision is simply mind boggling. And imagine: once upon a time the Unions were against this kind of thing. They tried to improve the conditions of workers – American Workers as opposed to workers of the world. But the Left was always stalking them and obviously has over-thrown the old stalwarts, some of whom joined the Elite in any case. Betrayal from both ends of the spectrum.

      But yeah, sure, Americans are too soft and corrupt. Making them compete with desperadoes whom the Deep State is behind 100% isn’t the way to remedy that. And yeah, apparently the Mexicans and Central Americans are good workers. But the seeds of greatness are not in them. Their America will be a very “pale” imitation of what America once was and could have remained.

      • hmuller August 30, 2019 at 8:51 pm #

        Remember that Sally Field movie “Norma Rae”?

        Union organizer arrives from New York City in a 1960’s southern textile mill town. Gets Norma Rae and all her fellow deplorables to join a union for better wages and conditions.

        Unfilmed epitaph: corporations shut down all southern textile mills citing costs. Jobs go to cheap foreign places with even worse working conditions, lower wages, no environmental concerns. Deplorables get new life involving opioid and meth addiction.

        Question: was the union organizer a tool (with or without knowing it) of the Wall Street agenda to force reluctant textile corporations to move overseas. I won’t even raise the issue of a shared ethnic heritage between him and his Financial Industry cousins, lest I be accused of “conspiracy theory” thinking.

    • JohnAZ August 30, 2019 at 7:09 pm #

      Republican Party + Democratic Party = Wall Street =MIC= Deep State

      • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 7:33 pm #

        = A+ for JAZ in Political Algebra 101.

      • FincaInTheMountains August 31, 2019 at 9:55 am #

        There are no more two-party political system in US.

        Wall Street is NOT equal Military Industrial complex by definition.

        Deep State is rather religious and ideological entity – Union of various anti-Christian forces in the Underground (so far).

  24. Exscotticus August 30, 2019 at 2:32 pm #

    My guess is that whatever shakes out regarding Obama, it will be a bridge too far to harass him in any way. He enjoys Former President status.

    I’d be happy if they just went after Hillary. After all; she was the originator of “Russian collusion”.

    • Janos Skorenzy August 30, 2019 at 2:39 pm #

      Yeah, they have all kinds of stuff on her yet nothing is happening. Nothing will happen to Obama either.

  25. Janos Skorenzy August 30, 2019 at 3:03 pm #

    Since Comey was part of the Conspiracy against Trump, his decision not to prosecute Hillary should be thrown out. Simple logic.

    • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 2:03 pm #

      Yeah that’s true. Now, everything he has done is open to question. The scary thing is that the entire government is filled with people like him. But it seems like it will spin totally out of control at some point with all the personal agendas and partisan fights in play. The forces of chaos are definitely over powering those of order. For now.

  26. Ken Cuccinelli on PBS Snooze hour.
    youtube.com/watch?v=KEXEXaTCRog

    This discussion might as well stand in as proxy for the whole public debate over immigration.

    • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 6:30 pm #

      No summation?

      • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 7:08 pm #

        Summation: More waffling on all sides. [Personal aside, this is what happens when egg-heads with no standards (Dems mostly, but some Repubs too) get put in charge of things.] Trump is right on this one issue at least. Immigration needs to be locked down with clear rules of the road for all to obey.

        Lesson for Dem supporters: Wanna avoid electing a ham-handed dictator who caters to the lowest common denominator? Use your fucking brains and start advocating for policies that actually make sense again! And stop letting the MICC and AIPAC feel you up in the back room when you think no one’s looking!!!

  27. BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 3:13 pm #

    In DC, Marjory Magill, age 27, masters in international relations, open borders and gun control activist, an idealistic young woman who spent her summers in third world countries teaching natives techniques in sustainable farming, her whole future in front of her …

    Stabbed to death on the street in an unprovoked attack by Eliyas Aregahegne, Ethiopan immigrant.

    Not specified whether or not this distinguished Ethiopian is in the country legally. What does that matter anyway? Who needs to know? Correct me if I’m wrong but in Sanctuary Cities aren’t illegals — our beloved neighbors, really — immune from arrest, as they well should be? Yes, yes, back in the day Chandra Levy, another idealistic young woman in Washington, was carved by an illegal from Salvador, body dumped by the grave of the of Henry Adams wife (the Education of Henry Adams, a remarkable book) They blamed it on Congressman Gary Condit, who was nailing Chandra, took awhile for the truth to come out. No, I’m not implying all illegals in DC hunt attractive white woman jogging or walking dogs. Enough evidence is not in. Check back in a few months.

    Brh

    • The explicit deal on immigration is that, in order to get a bus-boy to clear the table so a restaurant can remain open for business, an American has to take a shiv whilst walking the dog, and so, everyone is better off for it, condolences to the shiv-takers.

      • Janos Skorenzy August 30, 2019 at 5:30 pm #

        Your heart is too big for your body, like the Grinch on Ecstasy. You need open heart surgery by the same guy with the same shiv.

    • malthuss August 30, 2019 at 3:56 pm #

      She studied the wrong kind of rapes, I mean apes.

      • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 5:17 pm #

        Apparently she wasn’t raped, just carved up.

        No reason given, who needs a reason? The reason is in the blood.

        • elysianfield August 30, 2019 at 5:36 pm #

          “No reason given, who needs a reason? The reason is in the blood.”

          BRH,
          And, unfortunately, your skin is your uniform….

        • malthuss August 30, 2019 at 7:33 pm #

          I was referring to her study at the J Goodall institute.
          I just wanted to rhyme the words.

          My a.m. post about ‘absurd ads on youtube’ was removed, or I cant find it.

          I was at a local college….gees…the buildings.
          LEED Certified, huge costs. one student said ‘6 figures’–I assume he meant 8. 10 million and up. maybe 30 million.
          A smart guy said they pay 4x as much to build on campus as they do off campus..I dont know if thats true.

    • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 7:31 pm #

      Ok brh, I’m just gonna come right out and say it, you like to cherry pick your examples to inflame racial passions. Is there a grain of truth in your examples? Sure, I guess, although I rarely follow up on them to find out. But what’s your clear overriding agenda? C’mon now man, just man up and own it. You don’t like people of color, do you? Or is it just people of less economic means than you, with race just a handy concealing factor? Not surprising, since you’re oh so barely concealed Connecticut rich. Yes, I’ve noticed.

      • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 8:37 pm #

        I’d say an Ethiopan stabbing an American girl to death on the streets of our nations capital is ‘inflaming racial passions’, not me mentioing it on a blog that deals with social and economic collapse. CNN covered it, its not hard to find.

        Brh

      • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 2:41 pm #

        You don’t like people of color. Wow, what an indictment. Do they like us, Scratch? Did you ever even think to ask that? Why would we like them? Answer that.

        You’re an ethno-masochist and you simply don’t have a healthy viewpoint. Where the debonair satirist now? You are Deadly serious about this, aren’t you? And it’s garbage.

  28. wm5135 August 30, 2019 at 3:26 pm #

    “It’s a race to the bottom. Once corruption reaches a tipping point, it becomes in everyone’s best interests to become corrupt too.” Ol’ Scratch

    The consummation of the Reagan Revolution. As I seem to remember, America believed that denying reality was the key to the future in those halcyon days of Morning in America.

    In the fable the guys touching the elephant were blind. Now everyone just pretends they are blind and the descriptions of reality are even more fantastic than in the fable.

    Where was everyone the last sixteen years of the twentieth century?

    I’m still hoping that Mr. Comey get’s kneecapped, hope springs eternal.

    Looks like we might be in for a bit of a blow down here.

    • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 4:50 pm #

      Yep. That’s when it first began to go wrong in earnest. Of course both parties have greatly improved on the Ol’ Gipper’s techniques in the years since, but “that’s progress” as the old fogies used to say. I’m actually hoping that Trump/Bolton/Pompeo stumbles into nuclear armageddon at this point. I’m tired of the buildup and am ready to just see the show already.

  29. FincaInTheMountains August 30, 2019 at 5:22 pm #

    Katechon and Boris Johnson

    Events in the Old Good England are significantly affecting the mosaic that developed in my mind, which reveals the connection of disputes about the death of the Mother of God with the articulation of the Black World Project in the 11th century and with geopolitics over the past thousand years.

    The fact of the matter is that Good Old England, also known as the Viking Empire of Cnut the Great, of which Russia of Rurik was a part, became the first victim of the anti-Christian Fourth Crusade, which was stopped by the Rurik Russia in the person of Alexander Nevsky, which became part of the Golden Horde.

    The Fourth Crusade began with the invasion of William the Conqueror, also known as Bastard, as he was the illegitimate son of the Duke of Normandy Robert the Devil.

    But England was also the first country where the Fourth Crusade was defeated when the youngest son of William the Conqueror Henry I Beauclerc, becoming king of the Anglo-Norman monarchy, like George W. Bush, split with the Black World Project and tried to restore the Viking Empire and Christianity in a country conquered by anti-Christians, and St. William of York secured this victory by making it truly real – I strongly recommend that you follow the link – it opens your eyes to a lot.

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_of_York

    Since then, there has been a war in England between the Viking Empire of Cnut the Great, the kingdom of King Arthur and the Anglo-Norman monarchy, which in the 15th century turned into the War of the Roses, and in 1917 spread to Russia when Lenin, who had read Marx at the Royal London Library, really went the other way, namely, the way of Pierre Abelard and his best student Arnold of Brescia whose followers made an exceptionally strong impression on the second Duke of Lancaster, later King of England Henry IV Bolingbroke.

    Moreover, the most interesting thing is that Jan de Witt, eaten by the adherents of William the Third, was his educator and managed to raise the future King of England, who not only himself accepted the spirit of the British monarchy, but also managed to convey it to the Hanover and Windsor dynasties, in particular the spirit of opposition to the unification of continental Europe under the Black World Project of the West, like it happened in 1930s (and now in our time).

    That is why England joined the European Union, to a large extent, contributing to the dilution of the compact Union of Coal and Steel with the collapse products of the socialist camp, and when the result of this dilution turned into something loose and fragmented, Good Old England decided to leave it as General Chernota left the Communists.

    General Chernota:
    – Listen, Paramon, I am a sinner, but I’d join Bolsheviks just to shoot you, and after, I will leave them!

    youtube.com/watch?v=Tot3O0iTrYk

    britannica.com/topic/European-Coal-and-Steel-Community

    And yesterday, the Queen did dissolve the British Parliament so that it would not interfere with the new Prime Minister Boris Johnson to negotiate with the EU on Brexit, as the previous Prime Minister Theresa May agreed with the EU on the option of Brexit, the most disadvantageous for the UK.

    Therefore, now Boris Johnson needs the opportunity for Britain to leave the EU without an agreement in order to exert pressure on the European Union in order to force it to conclude a new agreement, more beneficial for the UK.

    And in the British Parliament, the majority is fully determined to take this opportunity away from the Prime Minister, and the Queen, having dissolved the Parliament, showed quite clearly that, by law, the constitutional monarchy in England is actually absolute, just the monarchs of Good Old England still have enough senses not to use it every day.

    bbc.com/news/uk-politics-49524124

    Well, there is no constitution there and constitutional monarchy is the famous English humor.

    And this is of great importance for Russia, since a rather significant part of the Russian Church believes that Russia can be a Katechon only once again becoming a monarchy, and the principle of monarchy so far only works in England, and Good Old England just proved the autocracy does work in the 21st century.

    • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 6:59 pm #

      Events in the Old Good England are significantly affecting the mosaic that developed in my mind

      LOL! I have no doubt that they are. One could only wonder – preferably at some remove – what on earth that mosaic looks like.

      No doubt your lens on the world is shaped by a classical education with a heavy emphasis on historical events (either that, or you an excellent bullshitter with a very large drug habit). As a mere American of decidedly modest working class upbringing, I must admit – rather much like most commenters on this board I suspect – that I haven’t the foggiest whether or not the tales you spin here are remotely true in any sense whatsoever, nor accordingly, do I know whether they pertain to current events in any possible way, as you evidently believe they do.

      My only word of advice, gathered mostly from observing current events and extrapolating those lessons backwards, in direct contrast to your methodology, is to beware the written historical record, even gathered as a consensus of multiple sources, as any reasonably astute observer of current events (that excludes YOU Snacks!) can tell you that such accounts are at best a 50/50 mix of bullshit and truth, the better to totally confuse and disorient anyone foolish enough to read them.

      That said, PARTY ON FINC!

      • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 8:25 pm #

        Scratch

        Look up ‘Internet Research Agency’ out of St Petersburg, Russia.

        Brh

        • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 8:47 pm #

          I did. Without descending down the rabbit hole, I briefly surmise that they they’re either a legitimate Russian counterintel outfit headquartered in St. Pete Russia, a CIA fabrication and/or front group manufactured for disinfo purposes, or even MORE likely, a combination of the two for even BETTER disinfo purposes.

          I try to judge Finc on what he posts straight up. I don’t assume Yay or Nay either way, nor do I mostly care either way. I find his posts interesting because they’re at least different from the usual fare and express a consistent(?) point of view, although I must admit, I’m not always sure what that point of view actually is, “HRC is evil,” notwithstanding.

          • Finc’s function is like fiber in the diet

          • BackRowHeckler August 30, 2019 at 9:12 pm #

            Got me interested in ‘The Wars of the Roses’ which is really quite intriguing.

            1455 — 1485, pikes, crossbows and longbows, and of course swords were the main weapons, but firearms began appearing on the battlefield in greater numbers too.

            Only thing about this period its hard to keep the famiiy names straight, Tudors, Lancasters, Yorks, Plantagenets, they were relatives, it was a family squabble.

            Brh

          • elysianfield August 31, 2019 at 12:01 am #

            “I try to judge Finc on what he posts straight up.”

            Nick O Demus,
            I think the Kamaraden is gifted with a very rich imagination with the penchant to the obscure. If he posts his own words, I further admire his extensive education in European History, as well as his knowledge, secular and otherwise, of what can only be described as Papal Intrigue…. I don’t agree with many of his posts…at least the one’s I understand.

            Still, he is a Soviet Revanchist…but who does not want to return to our days of glory? We all want the certainty of US hegemony established in the 1950’s, yes? We all want to revisit our youth.

    • GreenAlba August 31, 2019 at 2:34 pm #

      “Therefore, now Boris Johnson needs the opportunity for Britain to leave the EU without an agreement in order to exert pressure on the European Union in order to force it to conclude a new agreement, more beneficial for the UK.”

      Finca, I’ll ignore the idiocy about absolute monarchy, but what does that sentence actually mean?

      What has been agreed with the EU (but not approved by Parliament) is a Withdrawal Agreement. Not a Trade Agreement – that could take many years and will take even longer if the UK lowers its regulatory standards in a race to the bottom to kowtow to the US corporatocracy.

      The Withdrawal Agreement, as its name suggests, is merely an agreement about the conditions of leaving, not any kind of beneficial, long-term arrangement between the two parties. It does include a transition arrangement so that businesses, jobs, travel, and the supply of food, medicines and other necessities don’t fall of a cliff after 31st October.

      So, given that it’s just a Withdrawal Agreement, how does “[leaving] the EU without an agreement in order to exert pressure on the European Union in order to force it to conclude a new agreement” work? If we leave without an agreement, we’ll have left. Ergo no further agreement and no ‘forcing’. Just lots of people up shit creek, without the proverbial paddle.

      • GreenAlba August 31, 2019 at 2:38 pm #

        And the more you witter on about absolute monarchy, devoid, it would seem, of any awareness that (a) the Queen’s Speeches to Parliament aren’t written by the Queen but by the Government of the day and (b) the request to prorogue Parliament came directly from the Prime Minister and the Queen doesn’t have any real choice other than to acquiesce, her being a constitutional (tolerated) monarch an ‘all, the more you force me to conclude that the rest of what you say is pretty likely to be equally uninformed.

      • GreenAlba August 31, 2019 at 2:51 pm #

        PS Jacob Rees-Mogg and John Redwood are investment bankers. The regulatory race to the bottom is, for them, the very point of Brexit. Lowered protections for workers, lowered protections for consumers, lowered protections for the environment – and no let or hindrance – and certainly no transaction taxes – on finance.

        “If the regulations are good enough for India, why aren’t they good enough for the UK?”.

        Jacob Rees-Mogg, proponent of third-world standards everywhere. Except for billionaires and millionaires, like himself.

  30. wwg1wga August 30, 2019 at 9:10 pm #

    Integral calculus and consumption.
    got-truth.com/docs/Integral%20calculus%20and%20consumption.pdf

    #oathkeepers #QArmy #WWG1WGA

    Q.

  31. FincaInTheMountains August 30, 2019 at 9:14 pm #

    such accounts are at best a 50/50 mix of bullshit and truth

    Sorry Scratch not to be able to return a compliment, since your account id 90% bullshit and 10 tedious repetition.

    • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 9:31 pm #

      Not very polite, are you? Not to worry, I wouldn’t expect anything less, Russian “black humor” being what it is.You’re forgiven, whether you want to be or not. Now go fuck off!

    • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 4:41 am #

      Until Shakespeare’s time, ‘War of the Roses’, in England, was known as the ‘Cousin’s War’.

      The Bard mined it for all that it was worth. ‘The War of the Roses must have been a watershed event in England, like our own Civil War is in the US.

      Brh

      • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 1:36 pm #

        Did the two Houses really have different views of things as Finc is constantly alleging? Or was it just like two Mob Families fighting over territory?

        • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 2:42 pm #

          Lancasters and Yorks both descended from the Plantagenet family, were about 4th cousins. It would be like if the family of Theodore Roosevelt and the family Franklin Roosevelt (6th cousins) raised private armies and squared off on a battlefield outside Long Island City, fighting for the US Presidency.

          Brh

          • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 6:23 pm #

            Real spiritual significance. So much for Finc’s vast projections.

            A good fight! Jousting for real! No need to muddy the waters of existence. They are muddy enough already. Just let Him enjoy the Game as Yogi Berra said.

        • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 2:48 pm #

          What happened in the end is all the male members of the Lancasters and the Yorks killed each other off in 30 years of intrigue and warfare, and the Tudors, from Wales, slipped in when Henry Tudor married one of the Yorkist sisters. I think that’s about the size of it. Its complicated, you need a scorecard to tell whos who.

          Brh

      • GreenAlba August 31, 2019 at 2:53 pm #

        “The Bard mined it for all that it was worth.”

        The Bard knew what side his bread was buttered on.

  32. FincaInTheMountains August 30, 2019 at 9:34 pm #

    He, he, he,,,

    HRC is evil == Scratch

    Hillary has too many skeletons in her closet, and Joe Biden is one of them…

  33. pkrugman August 30, 2019 at 9:56 pm #

    “If you think the Left has gone batshit crazy since the Mueller report flopped…”

    Before the Mueller report 8 in favor of impeachment.

    After the Mueller report 128 in favor of impeachment.

    The Mueller report laid out the evidence for impeachment, volume one for collusion with Russia; volume two for obstruction of justice. The Mueller report was hardly a “flop”… More like a thwack… one that nicely moved the legal process forward.

    “Republican support for impeachment surged from 9 percent in May to 17 percent at the end of July, well outside the margin of error of 5.5 percentage points. Many independents were similarly moved to the pro-impeachment camp, growing from about a quarter favoring impeachment to more than a third.”

    Republicans are abandoning the party, resigning in droves. Trump is losing to all five of the top Democratic candidates. If this be “flopping,” let’s have more of it!

    The evidence presented in the Mueller report was effective in changing minds.

    • Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 10:00 pm #

      And now for something completely different! If your mere words could only make it so!

    • Nightowl September 1, 2019 at 4:51 pm #

      This may be the funniest post I have read on this site.

      NPC bot triggered. Automated response uploading … beep boop

  34. Ol' Scratch August 30, 2019 at 10:30 pm #

    So much for NYTs’ “top notch reporting.”

    nytimes.com/2019/08/30/us/politics/sept-11-trial-guantanamo-bay.html

    What say ye, Snacks?

    And only 20 years after the fact! Imagine that!

    • I don’t know, take it up with the newspaper of record.

      I’m sorry I can’t be impartial and look at that guy’s face, which would explain why I didn’t read it.

    • Nightowl September 1, 2019 at 4:57 pm #

      I have lost track of the amount of times the NYT has published fake news fabricated nearly wholecloth. Sulzburgers public apology remains a high point with regards to comedy, but the hits just keep coming.

      It must kill them that someone like Trump was able to so publicly dismantle the fake news complex — single-handedly.

      The media has always lied and spread propaganda for the ownership class, but to be caught so often openly publishing fantasy must have them seething.

      🙂

  35. JohnAZ August 31, 2019 at 12:00 am #

    There is a huge difference at this time. Used to be that there were two parties that wanted to advance the cause of the USA. Different ways but both wanted betterment for the people of the country. Liberal ways wanted to help out the working class, and conservatives wanted to help the business classes. Different philosophies but both wanted to make the US a better place to live.

    Until Reagan and Clinton. The changes started between those two. Reagan pushed everything in favor of Big Business and The Clinton’s pushed everything in the favor of themselves and the beginnings of the Liberal Elite. Unchecked liberalism and increasing government control since 2000 have made us what we are now. The Deep State almost had it all, then HRC lost. The Deep State Elite want everything for themselves. They do not care about the public, Joe America at all. They are totally controlled by Global powers. They want it all and will destroy America to get it. Power! An example? Green New Deal, acquisition of energy procurement by the government. A new one is AOC thinks we need to get the UN to control our southern border. Boy, talk about a power grab by the Globalists.

  36. Pucker August 31, 2019 at 12:21 am #

    Why don’t we give a contract and a free hand to the Comanche, the Kiowa, and the Apache to handle border security along the US Mexican Border?

  37. pkrugman August 31, 2019 at 12:48 am #

    Liberals and conservatives have become a bunch of whiners. Now the liberal Tulsi Gabbard is whining about the DNC being unfair. She says the DNC’s process for winnowing the debate field lacked “transparency.” That is bull crap. The DNC published their rules way in advance of the race getting started. C’mon, Tulsi, fight instead of whining.

    • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 1:47 pm #

      Google won’t take her ads. Is that fair, Krugs? And the mods won’t give her the time they give fake Indians like Warren. Is that fair, Krugs?

    • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 2:11 pm #

      Oh please! You mean the same transparent DNC that stole the nomination from Bernie Sanders??!!! What a joke. She is stating the obvious but no one of import listens and totalitarians like you Janet love that.

  38. KesaAnna August 31, 2019 at 3:45 am #

    Right from the start , when I was ten years old , it mystified me how Americans could think the CIA or FBI was any different from the Stassi or the Cheka .

    Or why , now , they think they should be different , even when, certainly now , it should be obvious that it’s the same species on both continents.

    But then I’m mystified by the whole sex difference thing too.

    For purposes of illustration I will use a substitute. ( Not that even then it will do any good , or make a dent. )

    A small percentage ( ? ) of men want 50 , or a 100 , or 200 , cups of coffee a day.

    Basically , they want coffee from the moment they awake , until the moment they nod off.

    Most men want coffee some time during the day , but not all day.

    They blow hot , but then they blow cold too , basically.

    Another small percentage ( ? ) of men don’t really want coffee at all.

    They would rather play golf , or watch Nascar , mow the lawn , or study hog futures.

    ( Many in that group are actually rich , beautiful , and popular. )

    All of this is obscured though because for some reason coffee drinking is equated with the Marlboro Man.

    ( Somehow the Marlboro man is as popular an image as ever , even though nobody smokes anymore. )

    And a dislike or indifference to coffee somehow makes you a pussy.

    Now we turn to women —

    A small percentage ( ? ) of women want 50 , or a 100 , or 200 , cups of coffee a day.

    Basically , they want coffee from the moment they awake , until the moment they nod off.

    Most women want coffee some time during the day , but not all day.

    They blow hot , but then they blow cold too , basically.

    Another small percentage ( ? ) of women don’t really want coffee at all.

    They would rather paint their nails , manipulate children , go shopping , or study hog futures.

    ( Many in that group are actually rich , beautiful , and popular. )

    All of this is obscured though because , well , why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free ? And why go to all the bother of milking a cow when you can have it delivered to your door ?

    Not much in the way of meaningful differences in all of this as far as I can tell .

    Whether it’s a comparison between the FBI and the Stassi ,

    or a comparison between men and women ,

    It primarily looks like a lot of self -flattering Kabuki Theater to me.

    • elysianfield August 31, 2019 at 11:41 am #

      “or a comparison between men and women ”

      Kesa,
      Well…sort of. Actually Women might just want coffee, men will kill for it….

  39. KesaAnna August 31, 2019 at 4:10 am #

    ” Watch what people DO, not what they SAY. ”

    Even allowing that quick typists are oddly of disproportionate number on CFN ,

    a good number of these people must spend at least five hours a day here.

    You would think even a welfare mooch would have other things to do ……………… ??

  40. Pucker August 31, 2019 at 6:48 am #

    The logo of the US Department of the Interior which administers the Bureau of Indian Affairs is a buffalo. They’re all insane….

    “With hunters in high demand, practically anyone capable of handling the deadly accurate .50-caliber buffalo rifle and mounted telescope was hired, and in the Mooar brothers’ wake came scores of misfits, miscreants, outlaws, and fugitives, drawn to the vast Kansas herds like flies to putrefying buffalo carcasses. Fort Dodge, in southwestern Kansas, became the center of the trade. In just three years, railroad cars hauled a staggering 4,373,730 hides to eastern markets. The Southern Plains tribes abhorred the wanton slaughter, but so long as the hunters remained north of the Arkansas River, the Indians had no recourse, short of war. South of the river matters were different, because the Medicine Lodge Treaty had granted the Indians exclusive hunting rights from the Arkansas River to the southern border of Indian Territory. Treaties, however, meant nothing to the hide hunters. In 1872, after decimating the Kansas herds, hunters crossed the Arkansas River “deadline” and continued the slaughter on Cheyenne and Arapaho land. By the end of 1873, the country between the Arkansas and the Cimarron Rivers had become a vast abattoir. The tribes reeled before the juggernaut, struggling to find a foothold, while the hunters laid plans to cross the Canadian River into the Kiowa and Comanche hunting grounds in 1874. The Indians implored the government to eject the hunters from their country. The Kiowa peace chief Kicking Bird tried to explain what the buffalo meant to the Indian in terms white men could comprehend. “The buffalo is our money,” he explained. “It is our only resource with which to buy what we do not receive from the government. Just as it makes a white man feel to have his money carried away, so it makes us feel to see others killing and stealing our buffalo.” Kicking Bird understated Indian fears, which amounted to apocalyptic dread. For the Plains Indian, extermination of the buffalo meant death—both physical and spiritual. Few besides the Indians cared. The secretary of the interior told Congress he “would not seriously regret the total disappearance of the buffalo as a means of hastening their sense of dependence on the products of the soil.”

    Peter Cozzens
    The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West

    • stelmosfire August 31, 2019 at 8:40 am #

      Pucker, this picture tells the story. It is a major blemish on our “Manifest Destiny”
      rarehistoricalphotos.com/bison-skulls-pile-used-fertilizer-1870/

      • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 9:27 am #

        Rip

        Most of those buffalo were killed with the Sharps Rifle, made down on what’s now Capitol Avenue in Hartford.

        They have one in the gun room down at Cabelas in East Hartford.

        Brh

        • stelmosfire August 31, 2019 at 11:04 am #

          The Sharps Rifle, star of the movie “Quigley Down Under”. What a gun! Pick up a brand new one here for only 8 grand!
          csharpsarms.com/catalog-detail/39/1874-Heavy-Hartford-Long-Range-Sporting-Target-Rifle.html

          • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 11:43 am #

            Dont be surprised if Henry down in Bayonne comes out with one for a lot cheaper price.

          • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 3:36 pm #

            Marlin’s lust for Henry rifles is only equaled by Henry’s lust for Marlin rifles.

            Rife with vice? The cat enjoys doing what Nature makes him do. Is that a crime? After all, not only did the Rifle win the West, but an earlier version won the East, not to mention the Plains and Texas.

            This cat likes what he likes. As Mezz Merrow said, jazz appeals to cats of all colors. That Ken Burns gave the great White Jazz men a short shrift says nothing about them, but volumes about him and public broadcasting, so called.

    • elysianfield August 31, 2019 at 11:44 am #

      “would not seriously regret the total disappearance of the buffalo as a means of hastening their sense of dependence on the products of the soil.”

      Puck,
      An excellent example of Strategic Warfare….

  41. FincaInTheMountains August 31, 2019 at 8:07 am #

    Run along now, Lil’ Finc! Go on now, go fuck off!

    You losing your infernal cool, Scratch.

  42. messianicdruid August 31, 2019 at 11:39 am #

    Little Debbie, “No, hypocrisy is irrelevant in every way to every discussion on every issue and you would be be better off discarding it to avoid damaging what is left of your intellectual capacity.”

    “It’s one thing for Spiro Agnew to call everyone in the press ‘nattering nabobs of negativism,’ Mr. Downie said, referring to Agnew’s critique of how journalists covered President Nixon. “And another thing to investigate individuals in order to embarrass them publicly and jeopardize their employment.”

    This is precisely what several corporate newspaper chains, cable television news, websites, blogs and podcasts have been doing for years, including the NY Times — calling for the dismissal and loss of employment of alternative reporters who have been smeared as anti-Semitic, racist, sexist, homophobic, and so on.“

    Defend hypocrisy? Your ways are not equal.

    • Ya ever hear “Two wrongs don’t make a right”?

      From Kahane, Logic and contemporary rhetoric. (1984, 4th ed.) Chapter II: Fallacious Reasoning, and since we’re on the subject of Spiro Agnew:

      “Here is an example with a good deal of literary merit, representing Vice President Spiro Agnew at his very best:

      ‘A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.’*

      (Agnew attacked his intellectual opponents without bothering to consider their arguments.) ”

      * this reference was published as a The New York Times Op-ed, October 20, 1969

      Either way, I appreciate The New York Times then, as now, serves a particular function in the democracy. To wit, it purports to “afflict the comfortable, and comfort the afflicted,” and I would say that it does in fact tilt that way. It would be unreasonable to expect it to act any differently.

      In contrast to other organizations which amount to little more than public relations, or propaganda, it has a point of view and an agenda which is principled even if, from time to time, it veers into hysterics.

      Some might accuse me of putting The New York Times on a pedestal. This is untrue. I did not put it there. It put itself there. I recommend getting a subscription. If you don’t read the Times, I’m afraid you will find yourself behind them.

  43. BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 12:05 pm #

    Good News!!!

    Candidate Sanders has announced a plan to forgive all medical debt.

    There already is a plan to forgive all student loan debt.

    Sanders/Williamson 2020!

  44. FincaInTheMountains August 31, 2019 at 1:26 pm #

    Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Theory of World Projects. P 2.

    The semantic manipulations of Hillary Clinton and the “world government” do not allow relations between Russia and the West to be further determined by “reflections” on an intuitive level, but any attempt to comprehend these relations in the language requires an analysis of the history of the issue, and this is where the gag occurs.

    Indeed, if we assume that the reason for the antagonism of Russia and Western Europe is the difference in mentality, then the question of the origin of these mentalities is immediately captured by the Shakespearean play “Anthony and Cleopatra”, since the existence of Christianity in the framework of a single Empire, when the rational West was a stronghold of orthodoxy, becomes inexplicable and the mystical, fantasizing East was the source of all kinds of atheistic heresies.

    In my opinion, the only explanation for the observed antagonism is its causal relationship with the Great Schism of 1054, which gave rise to two essentially different civilizations, and the symbol of Faith, which affirms the need for a “Catholicical”, that is, a single Church, means that one of these civilizations is not Christian.

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholicity

    Another point of view, voiced for example by Vladimir Nikolayevich Lossky in his report entitled “The Exodus of the Holy Spirit in the Orthodox Doctrine of the Trinity,” read at Oxford in 1947, directly states that “the question of the origin of the Holy Spirit, whether we want to admit it or not – was the only dogmatic reason for the separation of East and West”.

    “For if the Trinity dogma is the pillar and statement of all theology and belongs to the area that the fathers called qeologia – primary theology, then it is clear why the disagreement on this issue, however insignificant it may seem at first glance, is so crucial.”

    But anyone who has argued with sufficiently educated Catholics in this matter knows very well that they will prove to you right away that Filioque was introduced long before the Great Schism in the Spanish Church to combat Arianism and then it did not raise any doubts about its legitimacy.

    And that in general, the Great Schism is the result of an illiterate translation from Latin into Greek, and in fact there is simply no difference in the interpretation of Filioque.

    Moreover, the impression is that they do not “underestimate” the difference in theology, but rather hide it, and that they are taught this trick in theology lessons at Catholic universities.

    And this impression is not far from the assumption that Filioque was specifically invented before the Great Schism in order to provoke a split, and then it remains “the only dogmatic reason for the separation of East and West” in full accordance with Lossky, but from a motivational point of view, the reason for Schism is desire to split Christianity by a malicious group of people, and the events connected with the fire on Losharik, if only by virtue of the principle of “Post hoc, ergo propter hoc”, which in this case is not a mistake, make this assumption something much more than just speculation.

    In particular, we all have before our eyes a pedophile sect, the high priestess of which made human sacrifices and publicly moaned from orgasm when she saw the death of one of her opponents on the screen of her iPhone.

    Not to mention that she was going to oblige all Christian churches in America to commit blasphemy on a regular basis.

    Moreover, just a few days ago the details of the Epstein’s case became known, which simply amaze with the resemblance to the details of the interrogations of Gilles de Rais by the “most holy” Inquisition.

    Which in itself speaks of the antiquity of this sect.

    Moreover, the campaign to whitewash Gilles de Rais, based on the allegations that “this cannot be because it can never be,” Epstein’s case unfolds 180 degrees and begins to prove that this sect exists and for it it’s important to whitewash Gilles de Rais , including in order to apply the principle of …

    To be continued…

  45. Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 1:55 pm #

    rt.com/usa/467663-zarate-conviction-overturned-kate-steinle/

    If you just possess a gun “for a moment”(!), you can get away with doing whatever you did (not murder for some reason), but only if you are an illegal and it was an “accident”. That he thought she was a seal seems to have gone away.

    Freedom’s just another word for being an illegal goblino criminal in a sanctuary city. You can do a lot “in a moment” if you just happen to have the right tool handy and you think you see an albino seal. Open season on Whites in California has just commenced.

    • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 2:02 pm #

      What on earth does the “judge” think is the significance of the phrase “for a moment”. As opposed to owning a gun – the ultimate evil? They got this creature on a gun charge, somehow nothing else stuck to this career criminal. So the Liberals focused on the gun charge with this line of sophistry. A new door of evil may have been opened here. And of course, they are putting his life far ahead of Kate Steinle’s in value – someone who never hurt anyone and who had a right to be here.

      Liberalism is utterly evil at this point and this action is the proof.

      • elysianfield August 31, 2019 at 2:14 pm #

        Janos,
        You do not understand…The convicted Felon, drug user and 5-time deported Illegal Immigrant merely “FOUND” the gun, and was attempting to pick it up and deliver it to a police station when the evil contrivance (guided by a demonic hand) discharged, killing the woman.

        It was an accident. In Old Mexico, they call this an “accidente”. The illegal is now under care of several psychiatrists and a priest, who not only has performed several exorcisms (one of which went badly wrong), but has received, direct from the Vatican, a papal Bull providing absolution….

        • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 2:33 pm #

          “Help me, daddy”

          Kate Steinle’s last words.

          Brh

        • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 2:36 pm #

          What about the Seal or Sealo? Papal Bullshit from the Chief Primate. Why was he trying to shoot a seal? That’s a crime too – a bigger one than actually killing a sweet young White Woman it seems.

          I’m always finding guns on the street. I don’t touch them though much less pick them up. I don’t have a green card or green stamps or any kind of get out of jail free card.

          How much money did Q make with Green Stamps again?

          • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 2:49 pm #

            I don’t even look at them lest my subtle brain signature or stamp is left on the gun. How do I know they’re there then? I feel them under piles of trash or in dumpsters.

            My psychic abilities are impressive indeed. Yes, I can read minds but I prefer not to. The general feel of the mob and of most individuals is bad enough. Any more and I will go mad. You are already mad, you say? No, I am just angry, yet radiantly sane.

      • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 2:47 pm #

        And they have the audacity to call the Great Replacement a conspiracy theory! What a sickening betrayal of justice. If this is allowed to stand then essentially foreign criminals can do anything they want to do. It’s not going to effect the super wealthy liberals with private security and gated communities so why should they care.

        • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 2:54 pm #

          That’s what gets me: even they like to walk on the board walk or beach, go shopping, catch a show, eat out, go to the symphony, etc. This could have happened to any of them. They are lowering their own quality of life in the long run.

          Tragically, until something bad happens to them personally or someone they know personally, they won’t get it or care. Horrible narcissism and the intellectual myopia stemming from it. Root causes?Ideological fanaticism and/or Greed.

          • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 4:44 pm #

            I know it’s crazy it seems. I do believe some of them are jeapordizing themselves. But then others are aware and prepared and have escape plans. They won’t go where the ordinary go and they’ll leave when it gets real bad. The chaos serves their interests in some ways and I am sure it does all tie back to money. At least that’s what I think.

        • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 3:05 pm #

          Maybe the Ethiopian who stabbed to death Marjory Magill in DC this week can use a similar defense.

          He found the knife, it was on the ground.

          Somehow it found itself stuck in Marjory’s throat, not sure how it got there. Its a mystery.

          Brh

          • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 3:41 pm #

            Some criminals talk that way. Shit just happens as if by magic. Anger is the juice that makes the magic (instinct) work. You’re taking your life in your hands if you even argue with some people – or ask some Blacks not to block your car with his shopping cart in the parking lot.

          • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 4:54 pm #

            The scary part is that it seems like a joke but its not out of the realm of possibility anymore. I don’t doubt such a defense would be used if the lawyers thought they could pull it off.

          • Tate August 31, 2019 at 5:06 pm #

            You have to realize that we live in a time where you or your loved ones can easily end up the victim of violent black crime, & if you are a white person, your only recourse will be to throw yourself on the mercy of the court as the descendant of non-slave owners & thus deserve equal victimhood status as the black criminal. But if your ancestors came here before the 1800s, forget about that happy horseshit.

          • SoftStarLight August 31, 2019 at 5:16 pm #

            Or maybe there won’t be any justice for us at all. That’s where it seems like they want to take it if they’re rhetoric can be believed.

          • Sean Coleman August 31, 2019 at 5:27 pm #

            I think it was an Ethiopian (or Eritrean) who stabbed two Swedes in an IKEA shop a couple of years ago or so. I heard about it two days afterwards on an Irish blog and was surprised as, by great coincidence, I had actually listened to the P1 radio news the morning afterwards and they had not mentioned it. I went back to the podcast and it did get a mention, around the 1hr 15min mark in a two-hour broadcast. The following day the story was given more prominence but only to discuss, in their earnest way, whether knives should be on sale in IKEA. Nothing about the suspected perpetrator (who I understand was a refugee whose application for asylum had been turned down). Maybe that last bit is wrong and Snopes can put me right (“His application had not been turned down because technically he had written it in pencil instead of ink and so was not valid in the first place. Verdict: story not true”).

          • Sean Coleman August 31, 2019 at 5:28 pm #

            When I wrote stabbed I forgot to add “to death”.

          • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 5:48 pm #

            All the more so since this knife wielding Ethiopian is a sainted ‘Refugee’, who became a naturalized citizen in 2012, unassailable, beyond reproach really, for who knows what kind of indignities he was subject to in this racist country. Yes, yes, there is a young woman dead and guilt must be assigned, but aren’t we all guilty to a certain extent?

            The irony of this case is twofold: Marjory Magill had travelled the world over, but was murdered in her own national Capitol. Also, she was said to be somewhat of an open borders and gun control activist. She apparently was still idealistic at age 27 and looked forward to a career in govt.

            Brh

          • Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 6:17 pm #

            The Irish Savant is a superb blog. I just trained to link to it, but no dice. The System is protecting itself. Check out the recent article about Jimmy Saville, the arch-fiend. And of David Icke – who accused Heath of pedophilia. No law suit was brought – Heath obviously afraid to do so.

            What can one say of Icke – this strange and strangely great Man? He was right and everyone else was wrong. What else is right about? The mind trembles at some of the things he believes. I’m not saying give him a carte blanche or surrender one’s intelligence. But this is a Man who has earned a fair hearing.

          • Tate August 31, 2019 at 7:59 pm #

            Yeah, it gets ‘vanished.’ I just tried, no dice. Ha-ha. Take my advice, folks, don’t go there. It’s very discouraging, & we need to think happy thoughts.

          • Sean Coleman September 1, 2019 at 3:55 pm #

            Janos, the ‘Irish Savant’ sounds like just another misinformed fool. For starters it is Savile not Saville. As for Ted Heath I understand he was an officer in the Normandy campaign.d A close friend of mine used to be the election agent for the Liberal candidate in Heath’s Bexley consituency, a hopeless cause of course because Ted always won by a landslide. His big mistake was to take Britain into Europe. Actually, while I think of it, Ireland applied along with Britain in the early Sixties to join the Common Market (its aspirations to political union were played down to the point of outright deception, hence the title of Booker and North’s definitive history on the subject. There was another country also applying at the time (from memory), possibly Denmark but who cares? Anyway, when De Gaulle vetoed Brtains’ application (there was quite a complicated calculus, as I recall, involving EEC agricultural benefits to France and, I think, her precarious figure head position as top dog on account of her nuclear weapons – it is all set out in The Great Deception), when Britain’s application was rejected they went looking for the Irish application to reject that too. And guess what? They could not find it! So much or us being ‘at the heart of Europe’. (At the moment the EU is exploiting the Irish border with the North to stop the British leaving.)

            Where was I? Ted Heath. When Savile’s ‘guilt’ was revealed to a media fanfare and public astonishment the police did not launch an investigation. His guilt was assumed. It has become clear that there was collusion and co-ordination between the charities (the national children’s charity NSPCC and the ‘abuse victims’ charities, notably NAPAC), the police, the media and possibly government before the shock-horror Exposur documentary of Nov/Dec 2012 (one year after Jimmy’s death), a programme aobut which it can probably be fairly said that there is not a sentence in it that is not either questionable or a lie. (Christopher Booker said the same thing about Al Gore’s magnum opus, as it happens: I read the two assessments by coincidence on the same day.) It was either the police or the NSPCC which made the extraordinary claim that Savile ‘spent every waking moment’ planning his next crime, and, of course, the ‘victims’ (and their lawyers) came out of the woodwork with their own personal stories (all in the name of justice, or to exorcize an unbearable weight on their shoulders caused by the rape or even just the imagined ‘inappropriate’ remark thirty or forty years before that had blighted their lives, ruined their marriages and turned them into an alcoholic or drug user and nothing to do with any financial gains which might accrue). Their number was surprisingly small. Meanwhile the justice system was dealt a blow from which it may never occur when the ‘victims’ were told ‘we will believe you’.

            I assume the ‘Irish Savant’ does not know anything about the above.

            Where was I? Oh yes, Ted. Well, one of Jimmy’s victims was a certain Carl Beech, who has just been handed down a very long gaol sentence. Anyway, I think it was only two or three weeks after ‘Exposure’that he rang up the NSPCC’s victims phone line to claim that he had been abused by Savile. He was referred to the Wiltshire Police. I can’t remember how much he was awarded but it was in the tens of thousands of pounds. (Peanuts I suppose to the ‘victims’ (and their lawyers) of Epstein.) The name he was known under was Nick. He also appeared on a later BBC Panorama documentary about Savile under the pseudonym Stephen. He told tall tales of mysterious parties and ceremonies. In one of them Harvey Proctor (who was the first to sue in the matter) was said to have tried to castrate one of these poor boys with a pen knife but Heath intervened to stop him. (Poor Ted would never have dreamed back in 1944 that his country could plunge such depths of deceit, depravity and, well, evil.)

            There is much more (including what Beech and the former head of the victim’s charity mentioned above got up to in the field of sexual transgressions) but the above is the bare bones. And I missed out the damning, scathing assessment by a senior judge (Henriques) of the police’s role.

            I bet the ‘Irish Savant’ is not aware of it, although he should do because it is Hiding In Plain Sight.

            Janos, your refusal to renounce your perverse beliefs is a sin. I have set you right time and time again but you don’t want to know. And that (as I like to repeat) shows ust how strong these collective fantasies are.

          • Sean Coleman September 1, 2019 at 3:58 pm #

            I missed this bit out. Beech’s fantasies were described by the police at the time as ‘credible and true’!

          • Sean Coleman September 1, 2019 at 4:04 pm #

            Janos

            And Icke is ‘strangely great’? I remember him as a sports presenter. I think if was the less popular stuff, perhaps badminton and ping pong.

            Here is another strangely great man you can look up: Chris Spivey. There was a hilarious video of him when the police were raiding his home and trying to break the door down. Another gem was his supporters gathering in Trafalgar Square in London to protest about something. What? God knows. They probably did not know themselves. I suppose ti was the Elites Silencing The Truth!

            Every village has its idiot.

  46. Tate August 31, 2019 at 5:13 pm #

    Was reading an obituary about a high school classmate of mine who just passed away. Among other interesting facts was the nugget that among his survivors is a son-in-law by the name of ‘DeShawn.’

    I’m just glad I don’t have any daughters is all I can say.

    • benr September 1, 2019 at 10:20 am #

      I fought hard to keep my daughter from going down that road.
      In the end I figured it out all I had to do was point out just how poorly several of her friends faired dating black guys. All of them got wore out, physically and mentally abused then credit cards rung up then dumped.
      They rinsed and repeated ad nauseum to the point one of them actually asked me why she couldn’t keep a boyfriend. So I told her date the ghetto get the ghetto why do you think black girls are so vicious that’s what it takes to keep their men in line and actin civilized.
      With all that said most of the guys she tried to date were more less than I pile of cow shit and that included white guys and Mexican kids.
      She finally found the “one” and married him but his family is nuts like most of liberal America.
      Its sad just how awful this generation of young adults appear to be.

      • Tate September 1, 2019 at 11:49 am #

        Tangentially related?

        “An interesting anomaly that the AI flagged as a wide scale trend was the frequent appearance of President Obama’s picture in many of the scammer workspace images. Seventeen outof forty workspace images exhibited this trend. It turns out that BHO is considered to be the patron saint of the scammer industry in Nigeria and Ghana and is viewed as the ultimate scamming success story that everyone is trying to emulate.”

        thegatewaypundit.com/2019/09/amazing-read-nigerian-scammer-networks-are-widespread-extremely-costly-…

  47. Sean Coleman August 31, 2019 at 5:16 pm #

    Thanks to JHK for keeping me up to date on all this. The Irish media do not say much about it. It would not surprise me if they say nothing at all. Obama is a saintly figure: kind, benign and infinitely wise. Trump is a loud-mouthed oaf, a racist really (but we won’t stoop to his level by saying it). What I see of Congress appears to be an imitation of a cheap daytime television drama. Self-conscious posturing. The House of Commons by comparison is self-conscious in a different way, dressing up to play their own charade, The boisterousness is supposed to convey the idea that democracy is in rude good health. A couple of years ago Tony Benn’s son made a silly speech about intervention in Syria that was acclaimed as a Churchillian masterpiece. i have not seen anything as surreal in a long time as Mueller’s recent performance.

  48. Pucker August 31, 2019 at 6:05 pm #

    Have you ever noticed that when one reads a quote from William Tecumseh Sherman (who is named after a Native American, by the way) and Phil Sheridan, that they often use the word “Extermination”?

    I think that to a lesser extent, Ulysses S Grant also had this peculiarity? Grant, Sherman, and Sheridan were the triumvirate, the Three Genocidal Musketeers…. During Sherman’s March through Georgia, Sherman espoused exterminating all of the Young Southern males of military age who he creepily referred to as the “Youngblood’s”….

    “Phil Sheridan reveled in the slaughter. Hide hunters, he told Texas legislators contemplating a buffalo-conservation bill, “had done more to settle the Indian problem in two years than the army had done in thirty. For the sake of lasting peace, let them kill and skin until the buffalo are exterminated.”

    Peter Cozzens
    The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West

    • Pucker August 31, 2019 at 6:15 pm #

      Ulysses S Grant’s father ran a “Tannery” in Ohio. Grant grew up living across the street from the tannery. Young Grant found the smell of the cattle being slaughtered and their hides ripped from their corpses in the tannery nauseating and revolting. Mature Grant never ate a beef steak unless it was burned to a crisp to expunge any vestige of blood. Ironically, President Grant oversaw the extermination of the buffalo which were killed for their hides to feed the tannery industry. Sick….

  49. We’ve entered into the golden age of podcasts. In this realm, the long dead arise to walk again through the cultural zeitgeist. Al Franken, for instance, ” The Al Franken Podcast takes a dark but hilarious look at last week’s missile explosion in Russia. Nuke expert Joe Cirincione explains why it means we’re in a new nuclear arms race.” No shit?

    There really are more important things to talk about than who is or is not a hypocrite.

    • benr September 1, 2019 at 10:23 am #

      Well that explains why you view of the world is so off.

      • Nightowl September 2, 2019 at 3:43 am #

        If you listen carefully, he is telling you the thing about himself that he is most upset about.

  50. Janos Skorenzy August 31, 2019 at 6:33 pm #

    barnhardt.biz/2019/08/23/a-warning-the-medieval-reenactment-society-for-creative-anachronism-sca-is-…

    Careful Brothers. Don’t get involved in this fish fry. Or if you “must”, sheathe thy battle axe. Don’t come home from France with the enemy in your pants.

    Danger at every step. Who knew what was happening in those Renaissance Faire tents after closing time? You thought that abundance of cleavage bursting the seams was just for show? And not a come on down? No doubt you also believe in Obama and Global Brotherhood.

    • Tate August 31, 2019 at 8:22 pm #

      We knew a woman who was involved, a friend of Mrs Tate’s. She was single, overweight, & unattractive & got kicked out. I thought it was odd for a group which you would expect would be fairly inclusive — what could she have done to get kicked out of something like that? — but now it makes perfect sense.

  51. Pucker August 31, 2019 at 7:03 pm #

    Beto’s latest social media stunt. Beto knows he can’t win. They need to pass a law prohibiting these fraudsters from pocketing the money that they raise during their POTUS campaigns. It’s becoming a business opportunity and a scam. It’s Sick….

    .
    @BetoORourke
    in Charlottesville just now, on taking down the statue of Robert E. Lee: “We cannot wonder how racism continues to be perpetuated in this country when we’ve elevated racists.”

    • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 7:37 pm #

      How much swag is Beto pocketing from his pres campaign grift, anyway?

      • Pucker August 31, 2019 at 7:40 pm #

        Last I read, Beto has raised $13 million bucks. Hard to believe that people are that stupid….

        Beto knows that he can get media attention and money with a big media stunt such as tearing down a statute. It’s rather pathetic. He’s like the unscrupulous lawyer, Saul Goodman, in “Better Call Saul”. There are many people like Beto out there running around doing scams. Conman – the Leftists seem to be easy “Marks”…. Shout some slogans, promise free stuff, tear down a statue…grab their vote and money and then piss off…. Wash and Repeat….

        • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 9:16 pm #

          Well, Sanders promised to erase all medical bills in a speech yesterday.

          Let’s see, climate change initiative to ‘transform America’: $16.5 trillion.

          Forgive student loan debt: $1.5 trillion

          Erase medical bills: $1 trillion

          Its adding up.

          brh

          • KesaAnna September 1, 2019 at 12:22 am #

            Why all the elaborate plots and plans ?

            He could just as well do the equivalent of all of this himself , on the grassroots , personal , level.

            But then I suppose he would get arrested for vagrancy and shit like that.

            And nobody would be inviting him to give speeches.

            the era of prophets in the wilderness , of homeless wandering Starets and Ascetics , is long since ended.

          • BackRowHeckler September 1, 2019 at 2:43 pm #

            Yes, anybody walking down the street — not driving — is suspect and must be prepared to produce identity ‘papers’ on demand without hesitation.

            Was that the way it went down in East Germany, too?

    • Janos Skorenzy September 1, 2019 at 11:56 am #

      Ron Paul did it too I believe. Not good. A blemish on a good fanatic who clearly sees one aspect of reality. That’s more than most people will ever do. Men like him help destroy Nations since you have to be able to see both sides (Left and Right) and that’s folly too since things have more than two sides – often far more.

      Still believe in Democracy? Then you don’t deserve it. Only those who don’t want everyone voting have any right to vote – maybe. They still have to get tested and qualified. A kid might believe in the licensing process but he or she still has to learn to drive and pass the driving test, right?

      This bores you, right? That simply means you aren’t anywhere near the qualification it takes to vote. It starts with rationality but doesn’t end there.

  52. Pucker August 31, 2019 at 7:10 pm #

    All of the gay blokes are out parading for Pete in New Hampshire. It’s a gay parade, but stripped of the stereotypical Drag Queen colorful flamboyance. It must have been tough for the gays to dress down for the occasion? Normally they’re heavily into exhibitionism and can’t resist the temptation to go Whole Hog….

    mobilize.us/newhampshireforpete/event/115432/

    • BackRowHeckler August 31, 2019 at 7:34 pm #

      Most likely up from Boston and North Hampton.

      A day in the country, prob take in a few antique shops and gallerys after the rally.

    • Tate September 1, 2019 at 3:54 pm #

      Fags taking over society is a sign of the times we live in. It doesn’t take a rocket surgeon to figure out that fags running a society is the death knell of that society.

      Once we take over, the fags will either have to take their demented nonsense underground, or “pay the piper.”

  53. I’m thinking another 5% tariff hike on China next week.

  54. K-Dog August 31, 2019 at 7:30 pm #

    And the beat goes on and the trolls roll on. When simple nihilism is not enough! When on a dim horizon the truth of plain day begins to intrude. What to do? Double down on whatever you do. It is our way.

    • Tate September 1, 2019 at 4:08 pm #

      The truth is in the immutable nature of Mankind. The fags will have to be suppressed in the end (pun intended). The fag-shills in the ‘woke’ corporate media who are mouthpieces of the perversion insertion (Lemon, Cooper, Maddow, et al) will have to be purged, so that their perversions can do no further damage to the American psyche. They will have to be purged hard, as an example, so as to not f*ck with us any longer.

      Hopefully, the example of their purging will last for several generations as an object lesson in why homo-sex is a bad idea in so many ways: hygienic, disease-prevention, demographics, upbringing of youth, social cohesion, corruption of institutions, undermining of objective reality, & then the corrupt & irredeemable globohomo pedophilic Luciferian establishment will be exposed & be greeted with revulsion for all the world to see. That day is rapidly approaching, on the silent tide of rightist dissent.

  55. “West Texas is ‘prevailing'”, CBS7 anchor, as active shooter gunned down by police.

  56. South Carolina in State of Emergency as Dorian changes course

  57. Pucker August 31, 2019 at 9:43 pm #

    A nomadic “Plains Indian” bloke retired around age 35 when his sons were old enough to assume the father’s responsibilities of hunting, fighting, and Fuck’n and letting the woman do all of the work.

  58. KesaAnna September 1, 2019 at 12:14 am #

    ” Humanity is not admirable. Alinsky knew that. Yet did he still believe in the Worker’s Paradise or Heaven on Earth? Doubt it. Some do, but I doubt he did. Far more likely that he was an overt Satanist. ”

    ” Satanist ” is a very poor choice of words here I think.

    While working on the movie , ” The Shinning ” , the Director Stanley Kubrick observed in passing to a colleague that this was a movie with a positive message.

    The colleague was surprised and puzzled ;

    ” Uh …….this is a horror movie . Where’s the positive in it ? ”

    Kubrick explained , ” It’s a horror movie about ghosts with evil motives and intentions. —

    — That is , the subtext is that there is an afterlife.

    — That is , the subtext is that life is not nasty , brutish , short , and pointless. ”

    Far , far better , I think , a hundred – fold better , if Alinsky had been a Satanist.

    But , no , I think it was just a control thing.

    Howard Hughes had a 30 + year business partner , I forget the guys name , once Hughes right – hand man .

    But , finally , a complete and total divorce , and now the guy hated Hughes.

    The last ten years of their relationship , Hughes introduced an innovation ;

    He would no longer see the guy face to face. All contact had to be by telephone , or by letter.

    Finally , in the last three years , the other shoe dropped ;

    Hughes cut out the phone calls , and insisted all interaction be by letter.

    This was no janitor , or third rank file clerk . This guy ran Hughes Tool Co. , THE font of all Hughes wealth.

    This was ridiculous , and not for reasons of status , prestige , or feelings . This guy needed to , had to , see Hughes.

    Well, as I said , the guy put up with this crap for ten years.

    For ten years he told himself that Hughes was very eccentric , and paranoid.

    But he finally wised up.

    Noooo , Howard Hughes was not eccentric or paranoid.

    This whole pantomime was about keeping the guy at a permanent disadvantage , and in a position of perpetual insecurity and anxiety.

    The whole thing was about control .

    And never mind that Hughes knew the guy probably better than the guy knew himself , had never cheated or taken advantage of Hughes in 30 years , and didn’t fucking need controlling.

    It was a control thing.

    Anyway , like I said , it would be great if Alinsky had been a Satanist.

    But I’m afraid not.

    • Janos Skorenzy September 1, 2019 at 1:46 am #

      What you describe is Satanic. You may be making a distinction that doesn’t matter that much. I mean an overt Satanist isn’t going to start behaving any better once he joins. Presumably his evil would just become all the more effective since he would be taking orders from higher ups, if not Satan himself.

      • KesaAnna September 1, 2019 at 5:06 am #

        Whether the Devil exists or not , whether God exists or not , whether God is an Aryan asshole , or a swell Hispanic , wouldn’t be particularly meaningful a split second after you cease to exist.

        Sure , the Devil is no bit player in the New Testament.

        Never the less , as I pointed out a week or two ago , in the thousand years prior to the rise of the nation state , you could almost count the number of witchcraft trials Europe – wide on one hand.

        I don’t think that was coincidence.

        THE distinction is Afterlife versus no afterlife.

        Surely what is demonic is this obsessive pre-occupation with personalities and their foibles , which , I think , not coincidentally , drags attention away from THIS DISTINCTION.

        • Janos Skorenzy September 1, 2019 at 12:04 pm #

          Very Islamic way of looking at it. That’s not bad, btw. They break it down into the People of this world, the People of the next world, and People of God. The People of the next world are worried about judgement, going to hell, etc. They act very piously to earn credits. Doing good and avoiding evil or demerits. Far above them are the People of God who seek His Face. They naturally do all of that and far more.

          I’m trying to be a Person of God and you seem to be a stage two. Of course if you ace that and I flunk at my level, we’ll come out far more even – or you may come out ahead.

          Christ’s perspective was always stage 3. Counsels of Perfection. Needless to say, in order for the West to survive, we had to go down a few notches in our policies. As the Sufis say, Christ taught the Path to the Other World, while Mohammad taught the Way in both Worlds (this collapses the three stages back into two).

          • Tate September 1, 2019 at 4:17 pm #

            So should we address you in the future as ‘Jan(issary)?’

  59. FincaInTheMountains September 1, 2019 at 1:11 am #

    Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Theory of World Projects. P 3.

    Archpriest Andrei Tkachev gives a very coherent presentation of the Orthodox point of view on the Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which in my opinion can be summed up with the words “There is a great mystery!”

    The death of the Virgin is very similar to the death of her son, since she, like Christ, was resurrected on the third day, which actually caused her death to be called Dormition, that is, a dream.

    In the “Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Theory of World Projects” post, one of the points of view stated that if original sin is the cause of death, the Virgin did not have to die if her conception was immaculate.

    From this consideration, the Catholic dogma was born about the immaculate conception of the Virgin Mary, but then the question arises of how parents who were enslaved to sin could conceive her, and the purity of the concept requires the immaculate conception of the parents of the Virgin Mary, too, and this sequence must be continued.

    I don’t know how Catholics solve this problem, but according to Maximus the Confessor, original sin is transmitted from parents to children during sexual intercourse, not physically, but through the thoughts and feelings of parents associated with it, and the true nature of man remained intact from original sin, and even what was damaged, after the mission of Christ could be treated with repentance.

    Related to this is the teaching of Simeon the New Theologian, who died in 1022, about the true body of man, including the body of Christ, which on Mount Tabor became the source of Tabor light for his disciples.

    Naturally, this connects this topic with Hesychasm, one of the founders of which was Simeon the New Theologian, and the famous medieval scholar R. Moore, having studied the case of the heresy of the castle of Monforte, in his “The heretics of Monforte, The Birth of popular Heresy” concluded that the heretics of Monforte Castle were declared heretics because of their denial of the authority of the Pope, and in fact they were followers of Simeon the New Theologian, with whom the Pope, whose name is in the interrogation records not mentioned, did not agree on a number of key issues.

    But those who burned them were the predecessor of Barlaam of Calabria, just as Gregory Palamas was a follower of Simeon the New Theologian.

    Having seized the property of their victims, this sect turned it into a base for preparing for the Great Schism and the Fourth Crusade, calling it Margrave Montferrat, which became the patrimonial possession of the future leader of the Fourth Crusade and the first Latin king of Byzantium, Boniface of Montferrat.

    Similarly, the Ottonians, having captured the Orthodox Denmark of Harold the Bluetooth, turned it into a base for preparing the attack and the destruction of Vineta, which Shakespeare actually writes about in his play Hamlet.

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottonian_dynasty

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vineta

    The connection of the heretics of the Monforte castle with the Orleans heresy and, accordingly, with the Albigensians and Cathars is a universally recognized scientific fact, although upon closer examination it turns out to be a connection between those who killed both of them.

    And this suggests that the true goal of the Albigensian Crusade was not the dualist Cathars, but the co-religionists of the Byzantine Orthodox Christians who became victims of the Fourth Crusade.

    Nevertheless, the fact that Cathars-Albigensians were condemned as heretics is been taken in Russia on faith, although those who sentenced them were close followers and often relatives of those who destroyed the Orthodox inhabitants of Vineta and Byzantium, and after several decades suffered a crushing defeat, first from Alexander Nevsky, then from Batu Khan.

    Meanwhile, during the conquest of Vineta, the islands of Rugen and Byzantium, the crusaders showed such cruelty and baseness that there are very serious reasons to believe that the refugees from Vineta reached the Nestorian state in Mongolia, whose leader Van Khan they called Protopresbyter John, otherwise the fact that Genghis Khan was at the helm of the Mongol campaign now looks like an accident.


    The fact of the matter is that, in comparison with the crusaders, the soldiers of Batu Khan seemed a model of religious tolerance and Confucian morality. Moreover, there is a lot of evidence of the participation of the Crusaders in satanic rituals and devil worship in the conquered territories, but these evidence are rejected by politically correct history, as well as the protocols of interrogations of Gilles de Rais are rejected.

    In any case, even if the majority of the victims of Simon de Montfort were indeed dualists, this whole legend of the proximity of Catholics, and not Cathars-Albigensians to Orthodoxy in the West, is based only on the myth of how Simon de Montfort refused to participate in the Fourth Crusade and went to Languedoc not in order to prepare the continuation of the Fourth Crusade, but in order to get a rest for his soul.

    He rested, alright, but went down in history with the phrase of one of his associates kill them all, the lord will know his own .

    And this despite the fact that a century and a half later, when Byzantium drove out the Latin kings and Karl of Anjou began to assemble a fleet in Sicily to repeat the siege of Constantinople, this plan was brought down by the Sicilian Vespers, that is, the Union of Byzantium, Aragon, which defended in 1209 Albigensians, but was defeated by Simon de Montfort, as well as England, who defeated the son of Simon de Montfort and then fought another hundred years with France for the lands that she received in the dowry of Eleanor of Aquitaine and where Simon de Montfort committed his atrocities.

    To be continued…

  60. KesaAnna September 1, 2019 at 1:43 am #

    barnhardt.biz/2019/08/23/a-warning-the-medieval-reenactment-society-for-creative-anachronism-sca-is-…

    Careful Brothers. Don’t get involved in this fish fry. Or if you “must”, sheathe thy battle axe. Don’t come home from France with the enemy in your pants.

    Danger at every step. Who knew what was happening in those Renaissance Faire tents after closing time? You thought that abundance of cleavage bursting the seams was just for show? And not a come on down? No doubt you also believe in Obama and Global Brotherhood. ”

    Reinnacting ?

    A bunch of well – heeled , college types incessantly pating themselves on the back because they have library cards.

    That much is true.

    And , yes , after the tourists leave , the real meat and potatoes of all this hassle is that they get shit -faced drunk.

    — Just like trailer trash.

    well……these drunks use four and five syllable words.

    That’s high culture for you.

    Sex ?

    These , generally , are people with excessive leisure time , and excessive disposable income ……..

    In other words , these are generally people who could easily afford a more attractive partner , a business – like partner , a partner who gets tested for STD’s every two weeks , trained to roll with almost any taste , and with a Hell of a lot less hassle , nonsense , and general bullshit.

    No doubt some are such jack asses that they will go to so much trouble to get the same thing they could have gotten with a phone call and a bill lower than their dry cleaning bill.

    But then , they also could have gotten shit – faced drunk without adding in the 6 hour drive on a weekend too.

    I noticed the blogger names all sorts of threats —

    — EXCEPT —

    The normal , happy , fun -loving , generous , conservative character who would tell our hypothetical abuse victim that life is nasty , brutish , short , and pointless.

    TRADITIONAL Catholic is it ?

    Well, on at least one score I see no difference so far between this and Novus Ordo ;

    500 years after Martin Luther they still think they can turn things around if they suck enough secular and atheist dicks.

    • KesaAnna September 1, 2019 at 3:05 am #

      * Note , I did not dislike or disagree with everything the blogger wrote.

      Indeed , I thought her essay on women’s suffrage was one of the 50 best essays I have EVER read , and find NOTHING in it I disagreed with.

      But then ………..What that essay basically says , it seems to me , in other words , is that normal , plain Jane , white bread heterosexuals have already seriously fucked over children fifty different ways , except , well , yes, without touching them .

      So the sex thing ?

      Well, in that light , it seems to me rather like getting your panties in a twist over a broken nail , while your house burns down.

  61. wwg1wga September 1, 2019 at 6:52 am #

    Thriving v. Languishing.

    got-truth.com/docs/Thriving%20v%20Languishing.pdf

    #oathkeepers #QArmy #WWG1WGA

    Q.

  62. Ol' Scratch September 1, 2019 at 6:53 am #

    Wild, wild west, motherfuckers!

    A shooting rampage that left 5 dead started with a traffic stop in West Texas

    Ed Lavandera-Profile-Image
    By Faith Karimi and Ed Lavandera, CNN

    Odessa, Texas (CNN)A man who was pulled over by Texas troopers shot at them with a rifle and sped off, setting off a terrifying rampage that ended with five dead and 21 injured, police said.

    After he opened fire during a traffic stop Saturday in Midland, the gunman drove on the streets and the highway, spraying bullets randomly at residents and motorists.

    He then hijacked a postal truck and ditched his gold Honda, shooting at people as he made his way into Odessa about 20 miles away. There, police confronted him in a movie theater parking lot and killed him in a shootout.

    The victims injured Saturday included a 17-month-old girl and three law enforcement officers, hospital and police officials said.
    It’s unclear why police pulled over the unidentified gunman or what his motive was. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke described him as a white male in his 30s but declined to provide additional information.

    The shooting happened hours before a series of firearm laws go into effect in Texas, where four of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern US history have occurred.

    The new measures will loosen gun restrictions and allow weapons on school grounds, apartments and places of worship.

    +++++++++++++

    OS: Evidently, the local population did not anticipate the new law sufficiently and got caught flat-footed. One wonders if the next move won’t be to just legalize homicide altogether so that the cops won’t have to keep showing up in their hideous urban warfare vehicles after the fact looking powerless and stupid in their now ubiquitous Gestapo outfits. One has to laugh as the US continues to circle the drain, powerless to constrain its own violent impulses. War overseas? Fuck that! Pull the troops back home and let’s have a proper hoe-down right fucking here! Eat lead bitches!

    • FincaInTheMountains September 1, 2019 at 9:11 am #

      Sect of the pedophiles strikes again.

      Thoughts and Prayers, my ass…

      Who are they praying to?

    • Ol' Scratch September 1, 2019 at 11:57 am #

      I have a vision. One of mandatory gun ownership and carrying 24/7 from the age of 5 and up. One where there’s mandatory jail time for anyone stopped without a gun. One where 2-3 hours per day of class time is by law allotted to firearms care, cleaning, maintenance, and live range time. One where live active shooter drills without police intervention are scheduled with no notice regularly and where a certain amount of carnage from such drills is considered the cost of doing business. One where schools, teachers, and classes are graded on their participation and success in such drills, and where success is rewarded by elevation to nationwide televised competitions, with money and star power rightly accruing to the deadliest desperadoes in the land. Our problem is not that we have too many guns or crazy fuckers that use them, it’s that we don’t have nearly enough!

      • Janos Skorenzy September 1, 2019 at 12:08 pm #

        Now you’re talking. In LA, people don’t get out of their cars for little fender benders. Who needs that shit? Likewise, shoot ups are going to be a fact of life.

        God created Man equal and Colt makes sure of it or however it goes. Alba would rather see the strong and swift dominate a la cave man days.

        • GreenAlba September 1, 2019 at 1:07 pm #

          Are you going to refer me to something I’ve said about your gun laws? Other than that they’re your business, that is?

          Please, be my guest. I’m all ears.

      • elysianfield September 1, 2019 at 1:49 pm #

        Nick O Demus,

        Crank the carry age up to 21, and your paradigm is arguable.

        On a similar note;

        San Jose Police Department, in the late ’60’s, had a departmental regulation requiring a sworn member to carry an off-duty weapon at all times. Caught without one? One day suspended without pay.

  63. montsegur September 1, 2019 at 7:19 am #

    Jim,

    While agreeing the guilty should be punished, I just can’t see a formal process for Obama.

    My guess is they’ll settle for tarnishing his reputation and destroying his attempts at establishing a legacy.

    All this will, of course, further wound the people’s belief in justice (what little is left), but The Elite care not.

    Cheers

  64. FincaInTheMountains September 1, 2019 at 9:39 am #

    Same shit as always – in initial confusion, having received no directions, media reports several shooters.

    But then the “cleaners” go into action, and by the time they’re done – a “lone wolf”, crazy weapons-obsessed motherfucker, move along folks, nothing to see here…

    • Tate September 1, 2019 at 4:23 pm #

      Lol, like the media can be trusted with, what… anything?

  65. JohnAZ September 1, 2019 at 11:14 am #

    Futility, thy name is Dorian.

    All the money that is spent, the instrumentation, the “expert analysis”, and Dorian is 200 moles from Florida and the y still do not know where it is going. She is going to pull a few surprises yet, you can bet on it.

    Can you imagine the wagering that is going on at the Weather Channel studios right now? Might as well go to Vegas.

    She is ripping along with winds 180 mph. The Bahamas infrastructure is about to move into history. I hope the government of the Bahamas is not as corrupt as Puerto Rico. Probably, as it is not associated with the Deep State. Wait, isn’t Epstein’s island near here?

    • elysianfield September 1, 2019 at 1:52 pm #

      “All the money that is spent, the instrumentation, the “expert analysis”, and Dorian is 200 moles from Florida and the y still do not know where it is going.”

      John,
      Yeah, but AGW has been proven to satisfaction, and will breach no argument.

    • SoftStarLight September 1, 2019 at 2:58 pm #

      It’s also futile to believe we know so much when really we understand so little. But the desire to make sense out of the incomprehensible is understandable. It always seems like something is being destroyed and something is being created. You can’t have one without the other. But do we really get that? If so why is modern civilization built on a foundation of sand?

      • Tate September 1, 2019 at 4:25 pm #

        What, are we going to monitor 200 billion butterfly wings? The weather, like the climate, is in the last word, unpredictable.

        • SoftStarLight September 1, 2019 at 7:45 pm #

          Well no not really, although it would be amazing and weird if we could. It’s just that, ok well for one thing it doesn’t seem like things are generally built to last now. And yet the pyramids are still here. Despite all of the technological progress we have made it seems like we are still very vulnerable to predictable calamities.

  66. FincaInTheMountains September 1, 2019 at 1:14 pm #

    Finca, I’ll ignore the idiocy about absolute monarchy, but what does that sentence actually mean?

    What has been agreed with the EU (but not approved by Parliament) is a Withdrawal Agreement. Not a Trade Agreement – that could take many years and will take even longer if the UK lowers its regulatory standards in a race to the bottom to kowtow to the US corporatocracy.
    == GreenAlba

    I am glad, GA, that we are having a conversation in a way Jeremy Corbyn having a “conversation” with the Boris:

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called the PM’s comments “complete nonsense”.

    bbc.com/news/uk-politics-49524124

    • GreenAlba September 1, 2019 at 3:27 pm #

      Well, if you don’t want me to call your comments complete nonsense, Finca, you’ll have to come up with something that’s not complete nonsense. I’m afraid the Queen has very few meaningful powers and the City of London is part of the UK. Annoying, I know, but there it is.

      You remember Henry VIII? Of course you do. You mention him from time to time. Well, Henry was married to Catherine of Aragon and didn’t want to be any more, so what he was able to do about that was a result of him being an absolute monarch. So he could absolutely tell everyone else to **** off and so marry whoever he chose. And if he got fed up with them, it was off with their head.

      Fast forward some considerable time to Edward VIII wanting to marry Wallis Simpson. Edward was told – by the Government of the day – that it was either Mrs S or the Crown. He had to make a choice.

      That’s on account of him er…NOT being an absolute monarch. I’ve avoided the spoiler.

      I’d like to think one day you’ll get it, but since everything in you fights against getting it, I guess there’s no point.

      • GreenAlba September 1, 2019 at 3:54 pm #

        PS from your BBC item:

        “Mr Johnson said it was to allow the government to hold a Queen’s Speech and outline its “very exciting agenda” for the future.”

        Note the form of words, Finca – ‘to allow the Government to hold a Queen’s speech’.

        She’s not really sounding like the main protagonist there, is she?

        A Queen’s speech is one of those occasions where Ma’am gets dolled up and reels off ‘My Government will do this’ and ‘My Government will do that’. No matter which hue of Government it is, note, she has to go along with it.. ‘Her’ Government hands her some sheets of paper with some salient points from their manifesto and Ma’am reads it dutifully. She’s quite strong on duty, is Ma’am.

    • GreenAlba September 1, 2019 at 3:39 pm #

      While we’re here, Finca, I asked you which particular clauses of the Withdrawal Agreement you thought Theresa May should have not agreed on with the EU, but you don’t seem to have come up with any.

      There’s 500-odd pages of the thing, so you have plenty to choose from. Try to bear in mind, when choosing them, that if you cancel your gym membership, they don’t generally let you still use the swimming pool and the changing rooms just because you have an unusual sense of entitlement. Because it’s their gym and you were the one who chose to leave.

      • Tate September 1, 2019 at 4:30 pm #

        Category error. The U.K. is not a member of a gym, & the EU is not the gym.

        • GreenAlba September 1, 2019 at 6:37 pm #

          Well, that was hugely enlightening, Tate. I’m sorry you don’t get the concept of an analogy and confuse it with a category error, but if you can tell me something relevant about the UK, the EU and cherry picking when you leave an economic and political union, please feel free.

          Here are some key words you can try to incorporate into your answer:

          Customs union, single market, tariffs, WTO, job losses, Irish border, Good Friday Agreement, agriculture, culling of unsaleable livestock, financial sector passporting, medicines, research co-operation, EURATOM (availability of nuclear medicine* for cancer patients), customs regulations, rights of EU citizens living in UK, rights of UK citizens living in EU…). Just a small sample to be getting on with.

          *http://www.europarl.europa.eu/cmsdata/134202/bma-briefing-euratom-and-brexit.pdf (British Medical Association).

        • Tate September 1, 2019 at 7:36 pm #

          Leaving aside that you can still use the swimming pool & changing room of a gym without a membership (at least, around here), just with a different monetary arrangement, maybe the E.U. & the U.K. can come to agreement on all or most of those things separately?

          Somehow, the E.U. member nations manage to conduct trade & diplomacy with non-E.U. members. Gee, how do they do that, lol?

          • GreenAlba September 1, 2019 at 8:47 pm #

            They pay tariffs to get their goods into the single market, unless they have a trade deal. We don’t have a trade deal. LOL.

            Tariffs on, oh I don’t know, lamb, for instance, are 40%. So if you’re a sheep farmer you can’t sell your sheep, since practically all your exports are to the EU and people aren’t going to pay 40% more for your lamb. So, since you can’t sell them and you can’t feed them if you’re not going to sell them, you’re going to have to…cull them.

            And by the time you do get a trade deal, they will be happy getting lamb from somewhere else and you’ll have gone bankrupt anyway. Sheep farmers have an income of about £20K/year on average. They don’t have bulging bank accounts.

            Did you read the BMA’s leaflet on nuclear medicine supplies?

            And here you can’t use the swimming pool and changing room of a *private* gym if you’re not a member. We have municipal swimming pools for people who don’t belong to gyms.

            An agreement on ‘all or most of these things separately’?

            OK, let’s give it 15 years. Although since it took two years to negotiate just a Withdrawal Agreement, maybe that’s optimistic. I’m sure the sheep farmers and the cancer patients will be enthusiastic about your plan. I’ll mention it to the Scottish seafood exporters too. The financiers who lose their passporting rights in Europe can sort their problems out themselves.

          • GreenAlba September 1, 2019 at 8:49 pm #

            And don’t forget we have a significant service sector.

            And WTO rules, which will apply to goods from 1 Novermber, barring a withdrawal agreement, don’t apply to services.

            Oops.

          • Tate September 1, 2019 at 9:27 pm #

            So some of those sheep farmers will have to lower their prices to compete in the European market? (Others will go into some other line. If the current ranks of British sheep farmers make only 20K UK lbs a year, it sounds like there’s an oversupply of British sheep farmers.) But you have to take into account that these cheaper lamb prices will also redound to the benefit of the British consumers who will be able to eat more lamb at cheaper prices.

            I’ll bet you can use the swimming pool & changing room to most of your *private* gyms on a day pass; you just don’t know about it.

            I didn’t follow your link because it isn’t active & when I tried cutting & pasting, it returned a 404 error.

          • GreenAlba September 2, 2019 at 6:51 am #

            Tate

            The link is fine – you must have pasted something extraneous.

            europarl.europa.eu/cmsdata/134202/bma-briefing-euratom-and-brexit.pdf

            Let’s park the gym analogy – it’s not the point. As you know.

            Sheep farming is only one example. Factories are going to close in towns where there is little likelihood of another one opening. It would be nice to be able to subsidise some sectors, at least on a transitional basis, but with a no-deal Brexit going to send the economy into recession – possibly deep recession – that’s not going to be an option.

            But sticking with sheep farming for the moment, most sheep farms are on hills and dales where you can’t do much else, agriculturally speaking, They’re part of the life of the countryside. I’m not sure what you think the sheep farmers from generations of sheep farmers could do – learn to code maybe? Your suggestion is about as sensible as saying all the ‘deplorables’ in your rust belt should just ‘do something else’.

            Other livestock will be affected too – it’s not just sheep that have a 40% tariff. But I love your idea that they can cut their prices to compete in the EU, incorporating a 40% tariff. The reason incomes are low is because margins are already tight. And standards are high. English, Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish lamb is a premium product. Sheep graze outside – you can’t stick them in some factory hell such as you tolerate over your way for ‘farm’ animals. And generally with livestock the only way you can cut prices is to cut standards – a race to the bottom. Growth hormones and chlorinated chicken. As chez the leader of the Western world where there are 10 times as many cases of food poisoning per head of population as in the UK. Because people over your way will put up with shit in the name of…well I don’t know what really, some illusion or other.

            But I get where you’re coming from, Tate – you’re basically just a neo-liberal who thinks having no standards is the way to go to compete.

            Just as your response to the needs of people with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses to not have their treatment disrupted is ‘f*ck them – my tests were all negative, why am I so lucky?’. Your ‘Christianity’ is a beacon in a wilderness.

            Note that I’m not championing ‘no Brexit’. Brexit has to happen. But there’s sanity and there’s madness.

            And that’s before we start on the Irish border.

          • GreenAlba September 2, 2019 at 7:12 am #

            A programme I watched on industrial farming and food processing in the US included a mention of a processing factory where the workers on the conveyor belt wore nappies (diapers) because they weren’t allowed proper toilet breaks.

            So they just crapped in their diapers and carried on cutting up the birds. Just what we need – more Americanisation of our food production. The EU is no panacea, but there are things it gets right.

  67. malthuss September 1, 2019 at 2:48 pm #

    far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD)

    came up short of victory in eastern state elections in Saxony and Brandenburg on Sunday, but still finished with its highest vote share ever,
    Politico reports.

    Why it matters:
    The anti-immigrant, nationalist AfD is one of several far-right parties across Europe that have made significant gains at the expense of the political establishment, including in May’s European Parliament elections. Angela Merkel’s center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) remained the strongest party in Saxony with about 32%, while the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) held onto first place in Brandenburg with 27.2%, according to initial results.

    Worth noting: The results are being viewed as a victory for AfD, but all parties have sworn not to work with the far-right in a coalition government. That could be a difficult promise to keep, however, with vote share dispersed across a number of smaller parties.

    The big picture: The state elections are being viewed as a crucial test for Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (AKK), the hand-picked successor to Merkel. A series of missteps have Germans — including some in AKK’s own party — questioning her leadership. Her center-right CDU has become especially vulnerable with AfD chipping away at its popularity in recent elections.
    Saxony result projections

    CDU: 32.3% (-7.2% from 2014)
    AfD: 27.8% (+18.1%)
    The Left: 10.3% (-8.6%)
    Greens: 8.6% (+2.9%)
    SPD: 7.6% (-4.8%)
    Free Democratic Party: 4.8% (+1%)

    • pkrugman September 1, 2019 at 3:09 pm #

      So Merkel won… again. Immigrants are still welcome in Germany. The people have spoken, again.

      • SoftStarLight September 1, 2019 at 3:19 pm #

        Yes celebrate the pyrrhic victory. The old way is already dead. It just doesn’t realize it yet.

      • Exscotticus September 1, 2019 at 3:49 pm #

        LOL, this isn’t a story about Merkel winning; it’s about Merkel’s party, CDU, losing yet more votes to AfD. Merkel is now weaker than she’s ever been. She’s presiding over an EU that’s beginning to break up—largely because of her immigration policies.

        • BackRowHeckler September 1, 2019 at 4:20 pm #

          Wait til Liz Warren gets into the White House — Schoolmarm and Earth Mother to not only the US, but the entire world.

          What Im looking forward to most is the ‘Feminist Foreign Policy’.

          Putin and Xi will be more than impressed, I’m sure.

          When Russia annexed Crimea Secretary Kerry remarked “That is sooo 19th century”. It’ll be like that, except Warren would insist in the Crimea LBGQT rights are strictly enforced by the Russian army. “Yes, yes, don’t worry President Warren, homosexuals will be taken care of”, says Putin

          Brh

          • JohnAZ September 1, 2019 at 4:31 pm #

            Yeah, I would imagine the Ayatollah has voiced the same sentiments.

            Remember the goal of the globalist connection Warren is a soldier of, wants the subjugation of the US. Their entire platform is the destruction of the independence of the American public.

            Now the US, then Russia, then China maybe, unless China is in cahoots and is the center of the globalists.

            This Democratic candidate pool is the most inexperienced and really ignorant group of national level politicians I have seen in my lifetime. Luckily, Trump is going to whip any of them, IMHO.

          • BackRowHeckler September 1, 2019 at 4:51 pm #

            Well, first thing Republicans do if a Dem wins the 2020 election is launch a counter intel and criminal investigation into Chinese collusion with Warren or Biden, or whoever wins. Biden would be the best because of his sons contracts with Chinese intelligence back around 2012. Oh, what the Republicans could do with that! They could have a field day.

            Brh

          • BackRowHeckler September 1, 2019 at 4:53 pm #

            It works two ways, not just one way.

        • JohnAZ September 1, 2019 at 4:23 pm #

          Germany is the powerhouse behind the EU. It has always been the bellwether State for continental Europe.

          Latest economic data from Germany is not good. As Germany goes, so goes Europe.

          The Liberal policies of unlimited immigration are taking their toll on a truly superb country. It is a shame!

          Do not blame England for getting out while the getting is good.

      • JohnAZ September 1, 2019 at 4:18 pm #

        The people?

        What people, do you know? Only 32% go with Merkel, far from a majority. The AfD, Trump’s look a like, was only 5% points behind.

        For Liberals, the trends are ominous.

      • Nightowl September 2, 2019 at 3:52 am #

        As someone who lives in Germany, I rather interpret it as the propaganda rags losing. Germans are never allowed to put the 30s and early 40s behind them.

        What the climb in support for the nationalists shows is that the media, despite doing its best to tar and feather anyone who does not support the globalist plan to destroy national sovereignty, is losing in its efforts to steer the populace.

        It is also worth noting that in terms of immigration, Germany (and most Euro nations) are far more homogenous than the United States, and will prove very difficult to break.

    • SoftStarLight September 1, 2019 at 3:15 pm #

      Given the outrages she has perpetuated on the German people you would think there wouldn’t even be a competition. But if it is a trend then the AfD will be in control soon enough. But far far more is needed for any good change to happen. Sometimes a lot of good comes out of a lot of anger. In this case it seems like it can’t boil over soon enough.

      • JohnAZ September 1, 2019 at 4:32 pm #

        Not just the German people!

      • Majella September 1, 2019 at 6:29 pm #

        SSL:
        “Given the outrages she has perpetuated on the German people…”

        Cambridge Dictionary:

        Outrage – a shocking, morally unacceptable, and usually violent action:

        You really need to be a little more specific re: these “perpetuated (sic) outrages”

        • Tate September 1, 2019 at 7:41 pm #

          Merkel has perpetuated them because they will continue in perpetuity. But her descendants won’t suffer because ta-da! she doesn’t have any.

          What are these outrages, you ask? Oh, just the senseless, robberies, rapes, murders committed on an epic scale by the ‘vibrant enrichers’ that she allowed to come en masse into Europe.

        • SoftStarLight September 1, 2019 at 8:06 pm #

          I consider all the crime and social chaos brought on by Merkel’s migrants to be shocking and morally unacceptable. Satisfied? They are also turning out to be a net economic drain. And she is totally remorseless and believes bringing millions of strangers in was a brilliant idea.

          • Nightowl September 2, 2019 at 3:56 am #

            The greater outrage was her comment that nations need to learn to give up sovereignty.

            Because that is the big giveaway. She gave away The Plan.

            Migration in and of itself is normal and even desirable, but open borders is something entirely different.

  68. Pucker September 1, 2019 at 6:37 pm #

    Alex Jones says that “the Zombie Apocalypse is real”, but that no one notices because “it’s in slow motion.”

    What-the-Hell does that mean?!

    Zombies are Skanks, right?

    The Harry Potter Apocalypse is definitely Real….

  69. Pucker September 1, 2019 at 6:39 pm #

    Do you remember during the Good-Old-Days when you and your Mates just had to drive a Woolly Mammoth off of a cliff and then the tribe could then party all Winter?

    • Pucker September 1, 2019 at 6:41 pm #

      Did you ever read the book “Sapiens”? The author says that Life was much better for primitive man.

  70. Pucker September 1, 2019 at 6:52 pm #

    How come they never got around to harvesting the force of Gravity? Do you remember when every young White bloke wanted to drive a bright red Corvette convertible and screw Farrah Fawcett and twirl Nunchucks like Bruce Lee?

    • Pucker September 1, 2019 at 7:11 pm #

      It used to be that people wanted to be “Cool”. Now they want to be Transgenders.

      • Majella September 1, 2019 at 7:22 pm #

        Pucker – you’d make a ‘cool transgender’…why are they mutually exclusive?

      • Majella September 1, 2019 at 7:27 pm #

        This is Georgina Beyer, NZ’s firstt transgender MP, elected in 1999 (till retirement in 2005). She is ‘cool’ in every respect.

        “In a December 2002 interview, Beyer said: “I get asked questions no other politician would ever have to answer. Regarding the surgery, you know. ‘Did it hurt?’, or, ‘When you have sex now as a woman, is it different to how you had sex as a man?’ Well, honey, obviously.”

        google.com/search?q=georgina+beyer&oq=georgina&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j0l5.4741j0j4&source…

        • Tate September 1, 2019 at 7:49 pm #

          It escapes me how she is “cool” but whatever. In your constellation of beliefs, it’s “cool” I suppose to come from a series of broken marriages, suicide attempts & prostitution.

        • SoftStarLight September 1, 2019 at 8:54 pm #

          Yeah why is Georgina so cool? Please explain. Do you believe people who are transgender are automatically cool?

          • Majella September 1, 2019 at 9:44 pm #

            Resilience. She has it in spades. Tate sees the sad history handed to her by her parents as her fault, but if you’d been through the mill the way she has been, would you be able to demonstrate such resilience?

            The fact she’s transgender is, for sure, a significant part of her story, but her ability to suffer all sorts of shit yet come through as she has is what I admire in her. Her trans status is by-the-by in my regard.

          • Exscotticus September 1, 2019 at 10:53 pm #

            >>> Resilience. She has it in spades.

            So like Trump? He is also resilient. He’s endured constant 24/7/365 attacks from the Deep State and MSM, and even survived a “soft” coup. Doesn’t get more resilient than that.

          • Majella September 1, 2019 at 11:21 pm #

            No, Trump isn’t ‘resilient’. He’s had the very best of “The Good Life” all his days, including having a ‘snow-plough’ parenting father.

            He’s just thick-skinned, especially over the head.

          • Exscotticus September 1, 2019 at 11:48 pm #

            So to be resilient you have to be poor first? How poor? On welfare poor? Sleeping on park bench homeless poor? What about middle class? Can they be resilient, too? Or is it like some private club only for members of the diversity?

          • Majella September 2, 2019 at 6:37 pm #

            You sure take every opportunity to talk up the Idiot in Chief, don’t you? You could get a job on Fox.

        • Nightowl September 2, 2019 at 4:01 am #

          That’s a man, baby.

  71. Tate September 1, 2019 at 8:12 pm #

    Congressman’s Daughter Word of the Day: Joe Biden

    “Daddy! Why is Joe Biden my ear?!”

  72. Trump will call for a 5% hike of tariffs sometime next week. I can’t put my feelers on it, but I’m thinking early in the week, who knows- maybe in a tweet in the middle of the night. Trump’s going to sustain the media presence until the Dem debate.

    It doesn’t matter much. The incoming Dem’s first days are going to be an epic parade of repeals and reinstatements.

    The only question is, what sweeping entitlement are we all going to receive? Cash-in-hand or universal health care seem likely.

    • JohnAZ September 1, 2019 at 8:54 pm #

      Heh!

      I hope you are kidding here.

      The incoming Dems first days are going to be trying to figure out how they can sabotage President Trump, AGAIN.

      Entitlements from either camp are going to be zero. Neither side wants to do much of anything. As more of the Boomer generation retires and wants their assets (bonds) cashed in, the Feds are not going to have cash to do anything.

  73. K-Dog September 1, 2019 at 9:10 pm #

    I’m here because I know the regular critters here are going to appreciate this.

    The Twisted Meaning of Miley Cyrus’ “Mother’s Daughter”

    The corruption of everything that is pure and sacred. A Madonna redo by an adult child actor.

    Anything goes, but shit should matter. Over-interpreted garbage for a culture that does not care. The weaponization of the feminine.

    • JohnAZ September 1, 2019 at 9:58 pm #

      Wow.

      Evil is real. The Evil in men is overflowing to women. Women used to be the socially benevolent life giving, socially active influence to society that controlled the Evil that is inherent to men.

      Boy, are those days over.

    • pkrugman September 2, 2019 at 2:40 am #

      “Pure and sacred” are social constructs, just like money is, like white skin is. People in society have agreed to give them importance/value. Especially in the patriarchy. But things are changing. Time’s Up.

      • BackRowHeckler September 2, 2019 at 2:48 am #

        Times up for you Little Jane

        Jims getting ready to kick you out again for the 12th time.

      • tucsonspur September 2, 2019 at 3:03 am #

        “Time’s Up”

        No, “The time is out of joint”. A variety of confusions spread like some unstoppable fungus, and slowly eat away at us until we’re nothing but rot.

  74. BackRowHeckler September 2, 2019 at 2:57 am #

    1933 Willys Model 77 4 door Sedan.

    Manufacturer: Willys Overland, Toledo, Ohio

    Price: $499

    Top speed: 65 mph

    Miles per gallon: 26

    Radio installed at extra cost.

    Get one at your nearest Willys/Overland dealership

    Note: 26 mpg is pretty economical considering a barrel of oil — a barrel — cost 15 cents around that time. A gallon of gas was a nickel.

    Brh

  75. tucsonspur September 2, 2019 at 3:27 am #

    Yes Jim, let’s get on with the fish fry. Fry all those sly, slippery traitors. Sizzle ’em good, and serve them up without the heads please. Looks like Comey jumped out of the pan for now, flopping around with his mouth going like the proverbial fish out of water. Next time we’ll put the lid on and cook him good.

  76. tucsonspur September 2, 2019 at 3:54 am #

    Happy Labor Day!

    To all those who gave their lives and effort for labor unions and better conditions for the worker, who fought the power and greed of the unrestrained capitalist, the billy clubs of the big wig businessmen.

    • BackRowHeckler September 2, 2019 at 6:23 am #

      TS

      Do you know of any unions that represent workers who aren’t government employees?

      Around these parts, activists have been trying to organize Dunkin Donut workers but results so far haven’t been positive.

      Brh

  77. FincaInTheMountains September 2, 2019 at 8:43 am #

    The Sect

    The ritual actions that were supposed to ensure the victory of Hillary (aka Bastinda) in 2016

    Satanic Ritual at the opening of the Gotthard Tunnel 2016

    youtube.com/watch?v=WlsREIane2c

  78. FincaInTheMountains September 2, 2019 at 8:55 am #

    Schizophrenics made it all the way up

    Not explicit – hidden. That is, they are able to imitate mentally healthy people.

    Not always.

    They surround themselves with their likes. The chance to get there mentally healthy people is negligible. Schizophrenics will destroy them. How to distinguish them from the mentally healthy?

    The key is given in the Bible: “Judge according to their deeds”

    Behind false words and convoluted semantics they hide their essence. They are not doing what they say… They are not aware of their defect. It seems to them that they are smart and very cunning.

    They do not understand that this is not an intellectual fit, but an animal mimicry.

    A truly intelligent person benefits himself not by harming others, but by using options in the implementation of which others also benefit.

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