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Gestapo the Steal

Despite all attempts to disable him in office, Mr. Trump, as president, got to see an awful lot of classified material, including all the evidence of Hillary Clinton’s Russia Collusion hoax, abetted by the FBI, the DOJ, CIA, and DOD, plus all the lawless shenanigans that took place in the FISA court….

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To America’s political Left, serving its masters in the runaway deep state, reality itself must be portrayed as “baseless,” as in nothing to see here, folks. Is it any wonder, then, that half the country has gone mental. The reality they don’t want you to see is that the intel-and-surveillance agencies of our Republic have taken on a rogue life of their own as a dominant “fourth branch of government,” and that some time ago they embarked on a crime spree against anyone threatening their operations.

That would include especially target number one: Donald Trump. For a masterful explication of how this amazing clusterfuck developed, I commend you to The Conservative Treehouse website where the writer who styles himself as “Sundance” put together a four-part report on how the original sin of RussiaGate metastasized into the stage-four cancer of institutional necrosis that culminated in this week’s raid on Mar-a-Lago.

The gist is: it turns out that the president does not have sole authority, in practice, to declassify and release government documents. With the rise of the security state, many new procedures have been erected within that massive labyrinth to prevent it or slow-walk it. The most effective has been to make the president himself a target of, or a material witness in, drawn-out investigations. That was the exact purpose of the Mueller exercise. Any exculpatory documents released by Mr. Trump — for instance, the complete unredacted text exchanges of FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page — could have been used to hang an obstruction of justice charge on the president.

Mr. Trump adroitly avoided that trap, and many other legal pitfalls the deep state laid for him, and might have won reelection but for the well-organized ballot fraud of 2020. But the epic blunders of “Joe Biden” are giving Mr. Trump, and the movement behind him, a pretty good shot at routing the incumbent regime. Doing so, first in the 2022 midterms and then in the 2024 presidential election, portends a now quite visible effort coming to dismantle that reckless, unelected “fourth branch” of government. So, the intel-and-surveillance agencies are fighting for their lives — and the actual humans in charge must be keenly aware of their criminal liabilities.

Despite all attempts to disable him in office, Mr. Trump, as president, got to see an awful lot of classified material, including all the evidence of Hillary Clinton’s Russia Collusion hoax, abetted by the FBI, the DOJ, CIA, and DOD, plus all the lawless shenanigans that took place in the FISA court. A lot of it was assembled when, late in the game, Mr. Trump was finally able to appoint Directors of National Intelligence he could trust — Ric Grenell and then John Ratcliffe — who wrested many documents out of the foot-dragging agencies. Further maneuvers by artful Attorney General William Barr — the appointment of John Durham as Special Counsel and his drawn-out investigations — kept Mr. Trump from releasing any declassified RussiaGate material ever since. The catch was: he still had bales of that evidence in his possession among the personal papers he took with him from the White House.

Now, it also happens that in March of this year Mr. Trump filed a lawsuit in Florida against Hillary Clinton and many entities and persons who abetted the construction of RussiaGate. The person assigned to preside over the case was magistrate judge Bruce Reinhart, a one-time DOJ attorney who had been involved in the 2007 Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking prosecution, and who then mysteriously switched sides in mid-litigation and signed on as a lawyer for Epstein. Epstein was soon let off of serious charges with a wrist-slap, amid suspicions that he was an intel agency operative who required protection. And, of course, now Mr. Epstein is dead, offed under highly mysterious circumstances while in federal custody.

Bruce Reinhart was involved in the 2013 government defense of IRS officer Lois Lerner, who never answered for targeting conservative organizations for tax punishment and “losing” thousands of emails pertaining to the cases. Bruce Reinhart also left a long record of social media posts denouncing Mr. Trump for one thing or another. Yet, he remained as presiding judge over the Trump lawsuit against Hillary, et al., in Florida since March and then suddenly recused himself on June 22 of this year. Naturally, many of the aforesaid unclassified documents in Mr. Trump’s possession would be introduced as evidence in an effort to prove that Hillary Clinton sought to defame and defraud him over the confected Russia Collusion story.

And so it happened that Bruce Reinhart was just the right person for the FBI to seek a warrant from, though the choice looks ludicrous now. And hence, the desperate raid on Mar-a-Lago to get that trove of evidence, especially with an election looming that could transform congress and lead next year to a raft of investigations into the corrupt intel-and-surveillance deep state. Of course, it’s laughable to imagine there aren’t copies of all that material in other places, so it’s not as though the FBI can make the evidence just disappear. But the apparent object of the move is to hastily convict Mr. Trump in a DC federal district court on any Mickey Mouse charge involving his dispute with the National Archives that would, theoretically, prevent him from running again in 2024.

One must wonder if Mr. Trump did not catch the FBI (and DOJ) in a “rope-a-dope” operation of his own. He’d just come off a successful primary season in which over 90 percent of his endorsees won their races. The midterm elections look increasingly dire for the Democrats, the Party of Chaos, as led by the transcendentally incompetent “Joe Biden.” In June, Mr. Trump had met at Mar-a-Lago with FBI agents and produced many documents requested under a subpoena. Were the FBI and DOJ alarmed by what Mr. Trump handed over then, and did it suggest there was plenty of other material, possibly more damaging, in the former president’s collection headed into court? The momentous lawsuit against Hillary — which gets no coverage in the Left agit-prop news media — is not over.

In any case, the FBI and DOJ ended up embarrassing themselves with the August 8 Mar-a-Lago raid, an act as ham-fisted and tone-deaf as any in the nauseating annals of “Joe Biden’s” sinister regime. They outed themselves as an American Gestapo, dedicated chiefly to persecuting the ruling regime’s political enemies, and they probably succeeded in galvanizing even sturdier opposition to be expressed at the polling places this November, at great peril to the agencies’ officers, and perhaps even the agencies’ continued existence.

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879 Responses to “Gestapo the Steal”

  1. Ishabaka August 12, 2022 at 9:56 am #

    Defund the FBI

    • hmuller August 12, 2022 at 10:09 am #

      The FBI was a more respectable law enforcement agency when it was led by a pug faced man in a dress who let gangsters pay for his vacations.
      Fire all the bastards in the alphabet agencies, cancel their pensions, and if they complain, string them up!

      • redrock August 12, 2022 at 10:16 am #

        Agree wholeheartedly. Enough of the lying bullshit from that fucking Wray. What a cocksucker, Wish I could of had some of these assholes in Vietnam, would have arranged their meeting with the almighty by putting them on point. Of course worthless pussy’s like Clapper never heard a round go by. When we let gutless pricks into positions of authority this is what happens. Trump is not really any different.

        • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:27 am #

          Speaking of Clapper, wasn’t there some kind of controversy around why he was allowed to keep his security clearance after he left office?

          • redrock August 12, 2022 at 11:00 am #

            They are squid people. Ask a question and the squirt ink.

        • Bobby E August 12, 2022 at 1:02 pm #

          Yeah, lead them to that little hamlet called Frag City.

        • Q. Shtik August 12, 2022 at 1:03 pm #

          Wish I could of had… – redrock


          Please redrock, I’ve been doing so well in not complaining about spelling, punctuation, etc. and thereby avoiding the threat of banning from our host and then you come along this morning with ‘could of. I can’t take it… the hair on the back of my neck stood up and nerves in my forearms began to twitch.

          • Anthea August 12, 2022 at 1:56 pm #

            Yes, that bothered me too.

          • Disaffected August 12, 2022 at 2:07 pm #

            LOL! Poor Q.! I think you’ve zinged me once before for that same error a few years back. People that type like they talk are prone to such errors.

          • hmuller August 12, 2022 at 3:19 pm #

            People who, not people that.

            OMG, now I’m infected, too.

          • redrock August 13, 2022 at 4:25 pm #

            You need a life.

          • Nigel Tufnel August 14, 2022 at 11:24 am #

            Qshit, Although I sort of enjoy your little tantrums, had you read Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Larry Brown, or Ron Rash etc. during your brain’s formative years, you would realize that language is a tool for understanding, not a list of grammar laws that must be obeyed.

          • Q. Shtik August 14, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

            @ Nigel Tufnel

            you would realize that language is a tool for understanding, not a list of grammar laws that must be obeyed. – Nigel


            And yet, for some reason, your comment abides perfectly with those grammar laws. Why is that? Don’t bother answering. It’s because you understand that abiding by the established rules of grammar you are more likely to be perfectly understood.

            Reference “Eats shoots and leaves.”

          • Islander August 14, 2022 at 6:07 pm #

            “not a list of grammar laws that must be obeyed.”

            Oh, please.

            Is it really beyond your abilities or the abilities you ascribe to your fellow humans, or fellow CFNers, to distinguish between a verb, “have,” and a preposition, “of”?

            “Could of” makes zero sense.

            This is not about grammar.

            I also cringe at “that” used in reference to humans.

          • Nigel Tufnel August 14, 2022 at 8:25 pm #

            Q – love you man, and glad you’re here. Part of the family. You make it fun. I’m grammitcally correct because it was hammered into me in a very strict high school. As you can see, the spelling part didn’t really ‘take’, and i hate spellcheck.

      • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:32 am #

        If you are any kind of cop, you do lose your pension if you commit criminal acts. That’s why you will often see those in law enforcement file their retirement papers the moment they are accused of some kind of malfeasance.

        You also see an effort to pin everything on the lowest guy on the totem pole, because he’s the one who will be easiest to take care of in return for taking the fall.

        If this sounds like gangster behavior, that’s because it is gangster behavior. These people are gangsters with badges.

        • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 10:50 am #

          Enforcers for the Mob.

          The similarities of today and the run up of power for Hitler are becoming striking. This time however the global power structure is already in place,

          Just waiting.

          We have a Gestapo, Brownshirts, the intimidation factors that can dominate a population. Compliments of the DNC and its RINO auxiliary. The Deep State has already succeeded in the domination of America.

          Finding a way to escape is the only possibility left. I feel like a Jew in Germany in the late 30s.

          • thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 11:06 am #

            Escape to where?

            Perhaps Costa Rica?

            Eastern Europe? I thought Bulgaria was quite nice.

          • neurodoc August 12, 2022 at 11:23 am #

            AZ: I feel the same. Leaving the US Corp is more difficult than it sounds, but probably the best option. However, there are multiple states planning to vote on secession in 2023. If that movement is successful, then we’re probably going to face backlash from blue state blue hairs in high heels swinging battle dildos attacking those of us in secession states who are heavily armed with rifles and ammo. CW2 could be a big joke.

          • Woodchuck August 12, 2022 at 2:33 pm #

            We all might feel like Jews and Germans waiting for the “good guys” to invade and kick out our illegitimate government. Eventually, the Nazis got wiped out – but a what cost? The cost was destroyed German infrastructure and countless millions dead. Perhaps Russia and China will step forward and take us down and take us apart just as we once did to the Nazis. The cost in lives to accomplish this will doubtless be in the millions, possibly billions of lives lost. Also, since the human race can’t understand it’s own history and cannot understand why republics and democracies don’t work well – we’ll keep doing this over and over.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 2:49 pm #

            Ordinary White Americans are the Nazis now, Woody. Garland has said as much.

          • Walter B August 12, 2022 at 8:33 pm #

            Of course they are JohnAZ, that was the eventuality that the Kennedy brothers both fear and fought (to the death BTW) – the unholy marriage of organized crime and the federal government. They are long ago not only married but are an old couple with so much wealth, power, and control that I cannot see how any of this can be reversed or even stopped.

            The decent, working US government had the motto of “We are the government and we are here to help.” They now decry, “Shut up and pay!” Don Corleone came right out and told us all that one day the mob would OWN the government and so they have.

          • ThorsHammer August 14, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

            And to the North, Justin Turd Odor, Boy Brown Shirt and illegitimate span of Fidel Castro leads a population even more sheepish than the American herds.

        • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 11:22 am #

          “These people are gangsters with badges….”

          Do all blacks like watermelon?

          • draupnir August 12, 2022 at 11:27 am #

            everybody likes watermelon. it’s universal.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 11:44 am #

            “I was just following orders”, right? It didn’t fly at Nuremberg and it’s not going to fly with us either.

            Good men will resign and refuse to serve such evil.

          • DrTomSchmidt August 12, 2022 at 11:46 am #

            “Of course blacks like fried chicken and watermelon. You know why? Cause black people aren’t stupid. Fried chicken and watermelon are delicious.”

            Chris Rock, I think. I had to concede the point: both are delicious, but my days of fried chicken I think are over.

          • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 12:11 pm #

            What does that have to do with the price of tea in China?

          • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 12:21 pm #

            “What does that have to do with the price of tea in China?


          • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 1:07 pm #

            “I was just following orders”, right? It didn’t fly at Nuremberg”


            Nor did truth or justice fly at Nuremberg. In THIS you are well aware.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 2:50 pm #

            Thank you Ely. I was speaking conventionally. You seek to use the Truth against the Truth, casting out angels with fallen angels.

          • Walter B August 13, 2022 at 5:04 pm #

            There is a big difference today with law enforcement from what it was when I was growing up. My uncle was a police officer in Hillside, NJ and had to work a second job as a milkman in order to support his family before he made deputy chief. The cops today, at least around here have substantial salaries pensions, (what’s that?), and great, affordable benefits. The cops of old were in no way owned by their employer as they are today and also had moral compasses that seem to be a thing of the past. NO, I am not talking about every one of them, because I have many in my family that cling to the beliefs and work ethics of those who came before us. But many, especially the FBI (Fucking Brainless Idiots), are as sold out as Al Capone’s street thugs.

            It is those who will do anything to protect their paychecks and pensions that we have to be concerned with. I do not know how many have adopted this mentality or how many still hold true to the idea of “protect and serve”, and who understand and revere the US Constitution, only the Good Lord has access to that database.

            Let us hope that there are enough out there that look back to their grandfathers, fathers, brothers and sisters and uncles and understand that the tradition and values that THEY held, are what we ALL need to hold and nurture. Godspeed all.

          • ThorsHammer August 14, 2022 at 6:47 pm #


            And how many “good men and women” doctors resigned rather than following orders to inoculate children with an unproven experimental gene alteration procedure? A handful at best. How many bothered to investigate the fact that the mRNA drug delivery procedure had never gotten beyond the animal test stage because the subjects kept dying?

            How many “good men and women” bothered to read the Nuremberg Accord prohibition against medical experimentation on human subjects without their fully informed consent? The very definition of a minor child is that they are incapable of giving informed consent.

            How many Pfizer executives, their spokesmen like Dr. Fauci, their traveling drug pusher salesmen, and the millions of doctors and nurses who pushed the needle gave a moments thought that their actions are subject to the death penalty if they were to face a world court of law in a Nuremberg II? No, they have complete faith that justice will never prevail.

      • Rowdypiglet August 12, 2022 at 10:32 am #

        It’s a measure of just how bad things are that we should genuinely wax nostalgic over J. Edgar Hoover.

        • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:38 am #

          Do we know for fact that he paraded around in a dress?

          • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 10:53 am #

            Here we go again.

            Who cares if he walked a runway in a chic dress?

            He did his job as defined. He controlled aspects of a rotten group of people in DC by controlling information. “He had a file on everyone”. He destroyed plausible deniability for a time.

          • hmuller August 12, 2022 at 3:41 pm #

            J Edgar could never walk a chic runway. All his clothes were as frumpy as a garage sale in Mayberry.

      • BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 10:49 am #

        At this point it looks like Federal “intel and surveillance agencies”, including the FBI — like the Cheka/NKVD, the SD/Gestapo, and later on the Stasi — is an unstoppable monolith capable of crushing anything or anybody who stands in its way.

        That’s where all power lies. Yes there is the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, but who gives a sh#t that anymore. Power, raw power, backed up by a corrupt financial system, AR-15s, and the largest prison system in the world, is what matters now.

        • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 11:47 am #

          Sad, but true.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 12:19 pm #

        I concur, and I say this speaking as a former fed who once worked for one of the big 3-letter agencies.

        As I’ve grown older I’ve come to see how dangerous they all of them are to our constitutional liberties.

        My personal preference would be to “sunset” every single federal department, agency, bureau, etc. that has been created since 1791. Strip the whole federal government back down to the bare essentials originally erected by the Founders. Then, slowly, with great deliberation, start over again.

        The founder’s original vision was of a federal government of very specifically delegated and LIMITED powers. That needs to be the guiding principle going forward. If the constitution does not authorize a power as being possessed by the federal government, then no act of Congress granting such powers should be enacted. If Congress ignores this guiding principle, then any unconstitutional laws granting powers to the feds that rightly are reserved only to the States should be immediately declared NULL and VOID by the States and the SCOTUS.

        We may need a constitutional amendment to create an ironclad mechanism to insure that ALL new laws passed by Congress face an IMMEDIATELY judicial review to assess the constitutionality of the proposed laws BEFORE they go into effect. This would prevent much mischief. It would also be a strong deterrent to Congress to waste it’s time trying to pass unconstitutional federal power grabs.

        • JTinMD August 12, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

          That’s the ticket, Wiz! It won’t happen that way, but that should be the goal. I’m just fine with it devolving that way, even if it entails greater initial chaos, which I think is inevitable. Gummint should be local/regional. World Made by Hand.

        • Q. Shtik August 12, 2022 at 1:14 pm #

          The founder’s original vision was of a federal government of very specifically delegated and LIMITED powers. – Wizard


          The government that governs least governs best.

        • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 1:31 pm #

          The way I understand it, the Articles of Confederation were that document.
          We were taught in school that the Articles were flawed. It was only a few years ago that I found out that the flaw was only in the eyes of those wealthy men who gathered in Philadelphia, locked themselves in a room with the windows boarded up, and wrote a new document giving far more powers to the federal government.

          And here we are today. I think we need to go back to the Articles of Confederation, plus the Bill of Rights.

          • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 3:11 pm #

            The Articles were weak. Nothing got done. Administration by committee never works. There was no executive function. One of the changes was the executive branch and the presidency to execute laws.

            The FF were really afraid of the Constitution due to this change. Concerned about one man rule.

            Exactly what we should be afraid of right now.

          • Bilejones August 12, 2022 at 5:38 pm #

            The Weakness, of course, was in the Confederation Government not having sufficient powers to raise money to repay the debt incurred during the revolutionary war. The men behind the Constitution Coup fixed that.

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 9:17 pm #

            Nothing got done?
            You mean like executive overreach?
            There were governors who were executives of their states.
            We don’t need no stinkin’ king.

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 9:18 pm #

            I think that Bilejones nailed it.

        • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 1:34 pm #

          Also, the SCOTUS taking it upon themselves to have the power to overturn laws passed by Congress was another power grab.
          That is nowhere in the Constitution, it was invented by the first Supreme Court.

        • Woodchuck August 12, 2022 at 2:45 pm #

          I’ve written this before. We’re at the end of our expiration date. Republics and democracies have inate design flaws that prevent them from lasting very long. They get taken over by criminals and psychopaths and then you basically have no leaders. Instead what the republic has while dying is a rotten bloated parasite attached to it that eventually kills the host. Then you start over, completely mystified as to why democracy doesn’t work. Futile efforts arise to keep trying this until we get it right. We’ll never get it right because elected officials always conduct looting operations during the time they are in office. The don’t own the country – they are just renting it for a while, and people are the same the world over. They only have the time and energy to care about what they own. rentals? Why should we care about things that aren’t ours?

          A monarchy, on the other hand, has an incentive to keep a kingdom happy and prosperous. A real monarch owns his kingdom and wants to pass on something of value and is concerned about its long term prosperity. That’s why the House of Wittelsbach successfully ran Bavaria for some 700 years. The Nazis only ran it for a dozen years or so before they failed completely.

          • messianicdruid August 12, 2022 at 7:00 pm #

            We don’t need another president [ one who presides in the office of another ] we need the King.

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:04 pm #

            Failed completely? You mean crushed by the International Bankers and their misguided legions of American and Russian yahoos?

            You evidently have never heard of the economic miracle of Nazi Germany. After a few short years, even normal German workers were taking vacations – and were encouraged to do so. The essence of the miracle? The parasite bankers and their debt based money had been chased out. Obviously the Internationalists had to act before other countries caught on and did the same thing.

            A return to Monarchy? Now you’re talking. But of course that would mean a return to religion as well. A very big change. National Socialism tried to attain the stability of Monarchy and Tradition in a way that accorded with the needs of the Industrial age, including a strong nation state. The experiment was by no means a total failure, but of course was cut short by outside forces.

            It is hard to kick against the pricks, eh Woody?

      • EdD August 13, 2022 at 2:41 pm #

        In truth, the FBI has never been a law enforcement agency. It’s a domestic intelligence agency, designed by J Edgar Hoover to be used for political purposes by one man, as a means of gaining undue influence within the US government.

        Hoover took over the Bureau of investigation and remade it into what he meant to be his own fiefdom. Once Hoover was gone, the agency has been used by political party bosses for their own short sighted purposes.

        The FBI should be defunded permanently and disbanded, IMO.

      • bluedog August 14, 2022 at 11:43 am #

        Lol but it sure is entertaining to watch the party of one twist and turn the people making little but fools out of them which can go on for years, just wait until you see what’s in store for you under the new bill which they just passed for then you will have something real to cry about. Those millions of rounds of 9MM ammo. wasn’t bought for nothing, they will go to all those new hires in the IRS, making that department the new Gestapo.

    • Irish August 12, 2022 at 10:12 am #


    • DrTomSchmidt August 12, 2022 at 11:49 am #

      The mumble is getting louder. If the Republicans control only the House and not the Senate, they cannot block Biden’s appointments. They can, however, cut off funding to EVERY bureaucracy that has oppressed their voters. They have the power of the purse, and they could use it as a nuclear option. Two years of no funding and imperial Dc goes out of business.

      Will they do it? Not a chance. But maybe they take down one agency pour encourager les autres.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 12:27 pm #

        The power of the purse is the most potent power possessed by the U.S. House of Representatives. It has long astounded and perplexed me why the GOP does not utilize this power like the sickle that it is to slash and burn every federal department, bureau, and agency that is abusing the citizens of this country.

        Trust me, if there is one thing that will immediately seize the attention of ANY federal official or bureaucrat, it is a cut in their funding or a credible threat to do so.

        As the saying goes, “Money is the mother’s milk of politics.” That also goes for Big Government. “Mo Money, No Power.” The GOP is talking a lot of smack right now about doing this in 2023, but their history is “all talk and no action.” Will this time be any different? I sort of doubt it. But the threat we face if very different, and that should concentrate the minds of at least the Freedom Caucus members and others in the MAGA wing of the party. At least I’m hoping so.

        • farmgal August 12, 2022 at 1:09 pm #

          Guess the Republicans don’t understand the old adage that actions speak louder than words.

        • CheezusCrackers August 13, 2022 at 10:53 am #

          Come on, wiz. You are smarter than that. You and I know that 1) the GOP will never use that appropriation power because they are part of the criminal enterprise masquerading as an elected government, so they merely cut off their own gravy train; 2) the 4th Branch of govt (ht Conservative Treehouse) has long ago developed their own sources of illicit funding so anyone trying to cut off the licit funding will only be kicking the Hornets nest to no avail; 3) we see what happens to any politician who threatens the 4th Branch— jail and death in that order.

      • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 3:14 pm #

        In DC, when the power of the Deep State comes into question,

        Dem = GOP.

    • Ron Anselmo August 12, 2022 at 3:03 pm #

      Bring back Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.

  2. Rodster August 12, 2022 at 9:56 am #

    None of this surprises me at all. I remember back in the 80’s seeing bumper stickers which read: “Don’t Steal The Government Hates Competition”.

    Way back then people sensed that the United States government was already a “Crime Syndicate”.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 12:29 pm #

      We need a new bumper sticker. This time it should have the logos of the FBI and the DOJ on it with the following slogan:

      “Defund & Abolish the American Gestapo!”

      • Ron Anselmo August 12, 2022 at 3:11 pm #

        Right Rod, shows that over 40 years nothing has happened – except gotten worse – despite bumper stickers.

        You & Wiz both know that the time has passed for such things,

        The tree thirsts.

  3. Penelope Dreadful August 12, 2022 at 9:59 am #

    Great analysis. And Gestapo is a good name for what the FBI has become. What I find most amazing about all this is how brazen those folks have become. They no longer give a hoot what anyone thinks about them, because our Free Press is on their side.

    • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 10:18 am #


      Yes! It is amazing what the primary source of news dissemination has on the politics of an area.

      New York City has The NY Times, DC has the Post., both Liberal rags. So the public involved, Democrats, Progressives.

      The Left over the decades have been astute at Getting power where it counts, the press, the courts and the DA offices. The elective Deep State is still a variable, but becoming less so as the constrictor called the Mob takes over. The vote is just about worthless now.

      I lived in Colorado Springs for a period of time where the newspaper was the Gazette. Very conservative and the population was conservative in response. Lots of retired military.

      • thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 10:23 am #

        For a while, I’ve thought the NYT was the State Dept/FBI newsletter and the Wapo was the official CIA journal.

        • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:22 am #

          CIA has a contract with Bezos’ WaPo and yeah they have all been deep state run for awhile.

          • JTinMD August 12, 2022 at 3:09 pm #

            They have a contract with WaPo?? What for? I know about the humongous deal AWS did with the CIA, but with WaPo?? That stinks putridly, like much from a swamp. Go figure.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:12 pm #

            Yes. Not a secret. Years ago, I want to say it was a $60 million contract between CIA and WaPo/Bezos.

      • bluedog August 14, 2022 at 11:50 am #

        And what did that prove? Look at the conservative rags today what do they preach, they are no different from the other side nothing but whore mongering bastards that never saw a war they didn’t like, and your military is little different they have to be otherwise they would have to admit that they all broke their constitutions vows.

  4. NickelthroweR August 12, 2022 at 10:00 am #

    The FBI’s actions may be ham-fisted but most liberals that I know fully support it and believe Trump must be sent to jail though they can never give me a reason why. Of course, these same people tell me that Trump is a Russian agent and that Trump led some sort of insurrection on Jan 6th.

    Being this ignorant about current affairs does come with some consequences though. These same people are also triple vaxxed, double-masked, and live in fear. Of course, there are two fewer of them just in this last week as “died suddenly and for no reason” has struck again.

    • Night Owl August 12, 2022 at 10:07 am #

      Personally, I suspect these people are the product of decades of projects to dumb down the population. The entire model for education in the US (from primary school through college) works to stifle critical thinking and produce compliant workers.

      • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 10:25 am #


        IMHO, for a few years has been the conversion of the US from a nation proudly independent individually to a country more than 50% dependent on the government. So the Dem lock is complete. The culprits are and have been education (indoctrination), and immigration.


        November is meaningless, time to get out.

        But where to go?

        • messianicdruid August 12, 2022 at 11:27 am #


        • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 12:38 pm #

          Secession initially seems to be the answer. Although, in this case, since about 30 states are “free” and about 20 states are “tyrannical” it is my view that the 30 should have the right, as the majority, to kick-out the 20.

          But, of course, that is unlikely to happen because the states are not uniformly “Red” or “Blue.” This is a rural vs. urban fight, for the most part, but even then, it’s not clear cut.

          Some have suggested that existing state lines don’t really work for effecting a proper political partition of the country. An alternative would be to allow the country to be carved up along the lines of county boundaries. This would result in about 90+ off the land mass of the USA going to a new Ruby Red Republic while the insane Wokesters in the Big Blue cities would become a confederation of Woke city states or perhaps independent city states.

          Something along these lines is inevitable, IMHO. I don’t much care for Abe Lincoln, but he was partially correct in observing that “A House Divided Cannot Stand.” It cannot – if two sides that will never agree on anything are locked in a perpetual struggle to control a single house. However, a DUPLEX could solve the problem. That kind of house will stand. Each side retreats to their respective half of the duplex and can do as they please. Good walls make for good neighbors.

          • farmgal August 12, 2022 at 1:17 pm #

            I will feel much better about Georgia if Kemp is able to defeat Abrams in November. He’s handing out all kinds of freebies since the state had a huge surplus the last two years.

            But how to rid ourselves of the blue Atlanta and Savanah areas? How bout we build a wall lol.

          • Anthea August 12, 2022 at 3:12 pm #

            Perhaps the thing to do with the big blue cities would be to allow them the option of joining with the rest of the state in secession or becoming independent city-states. The prospect of functioning as self-sustaining entities whose population’s productivity would provide for everyone’s needs would terrify them.

            In Missouri, our two big blue cities are both on state lines, one on the Kansas state line and the other on the Illinois state line. So each of these could be given the option of joining up with a neighboring state–if the neighboring state would have them. In the case of Kansas City, Missouri, it seems unlikely to me that the state of Kansas would be willing to annex it. The people on the Kansas side view KCMO as practically a no-go zone. Not sure what KCMO would do if both Kansas and Missouri rejected them.

          • Woodchuck August 12, 2022 at 3:23 pm #

            Everyone is looking for answers. Here’s a possible answer, and it’s that the only way to have a stable form of government is via a monarchy. And this is the answer nobody wants to hear. But here it is anyway – from the Mad Monarchist:

            “Rebutting Republican Myths:

            Monarchies are un-democratic!
            Not true. Actually, most monarchies in the world today are more democratic than most republics in the world. Further, in most republics (even the United States) the President is not directly elected by the people anyway. However, being democratic is not necessarily a good thing. Benevolent leaders and bloodthirsty dictators have both come to power through democracy.

            Monarchies are too expensive!
            Not true, not by a long shot. Some monarchs (such as the Prince of Liechtenstein) cost the public nothing at all. In the United Kingdom, the money the Queen grants the government from the Crown Estates is considerably more than the allowance she receives from the Civil List, so Britain effectively makes money off the monarchy. Republics often spend more on their presidents, past presidents and first families than monarchies do on their royal houses. Many countries (like Australia, Jamaica or Canada) share a monarch and pay nothing and monarchies do not have the constant, massive expense of elections and political campaigns for the top job.

            Hereditary monarchy just isn’t fair!
            Why not? How can any system for determining national leadership be absolutely fair? It hardly seems fair that one person should receive the top job simply because he or she is more popular. Surely the correct criteria should be how qualified a person is rather than if they are good at making speeches, more photogenic or being more gifted at graft and deceit. In a monarchy the top job goes to someone trained from birth to fill that role. In a republic, even under the best circumstances, an elected president will take half their term learning to do the job and the other half campaigning to retain it; hardly a model of efficiency. Hereditary succession seems much more “fair” than granting power to those able to swindle enough money and promise enough favors to the powerful to obtain the highest office in the land.

            Monarchies are dangerous! What if the monarch is incompetent?
            The same question could be asked about republican leaders. However, rest assured, monarchs who are not capable of fulfilling their duties can be replaced and have been throughout history. Take two of the oldest and most stable monarchies; in Great Britain, when King George III became incapacitated the Prince of Wales was made regent and exercised his duties for him. Similarly, in Japan, when the Taisho Emperor was no longer able to fulfill his duties, the Crown Prince took over those duties for him as regent. On the other hand, even in the most successful republic in the world, the United States, only two presidents have ever been impeached and neither one was actually removed from office.

            Monarchy is an archaic throwback! It’s simply out of date!
            Certainly monarchy is an ancient institution as it developed naturally from the dawn of time and the growth of human civilizations. However, democracy and republicanism is just as archaic. The Greek city-states of ancient times tried direct democracy and found it of very limited value, lasting only so long as people found out they could vote themselves the property of others. Republicanism was tried on a large-scale by the ancient Romans and yet they too found that it caused too many divisions, factions and civil wars before they decided a monarchy was preferable. The oldest republic in the world today was founded in 301 AD. How out of date is that?

            What about cruel monarchs like Nero or Attila the Hun? Surely no benefits could be worth risking leaders like that!
            Actually, far more people have been butchered in wars or massacred by those in power since the start of the revolutionary period than in all history previously. Nero or Attila the Hun were unsavory characters but nowhere near as bad as republican monsters like Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Mao Zedong or Pol Pot. It has only been in the post-revolutionary era of mass politics and political ideologies that governments have taken to killing their own people in huge numbers. Nero was cruel to his own family and later persecuted Christians who were still a tiny minority and Attila the Hun, as ruthless as he was toward his enemies, ruled his own people well from what we know and with justice. No monarch ever wiped out as many of their own people as the communist dictators of the Twentieth Century, all of whom did so in the name of “the people” and “fairness”.

            Royals are too out of touch. They have no idea how regular people live.
            Some people believe this, but it simply isn’t true. Queen Elizabeth II was a mechanic and truck driver during World War II, the King of Thailand is a renowned jazz musician and composer, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has painted illustrations for several books, including the Danish edition of “The Lord of the Rings”. The Emperor of Japan grows his own rice, the King of Cambodia was a practically anonymous dance instructor before coming to the throne and many royal heirs take ordinary jobs, often in obscure places where they are unknown, after finishing school. Despite what people think, royal life is not all champagne and caviar. Compare this to many presidents who have often never worked outside the public sector in their entire lives, never served in the military (as most royals do) or ever known any other life besides making speeches and casting votes.

            At best, monarchs are unnecessary. A president could do just as good a job.
            Not true at all. Some republics have ceremonial presidents that are supposed to be non-political but they still invariably have a political background and are beholden to the party that appoints them. A monarch, on the other hand, is above all political divisions and has a blood connection to the history of the country, its traditions and most deeply held beliefs. No politician could ever represent a people in the way a monarch can whose family history has been the history of the country itself.

            Monarchies must be bad or else there would be more of them!
            That argument could only begin to make sense if most monarchies had fallen because of a conscious decision by the whole people to see them end. This has certainly not been the case. Most monarchies have fallen because of brute force exerted by a powerful, motivated minority or because their country was defeated in war and their state collapsed. How about looking at how people live? The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development annually puts out a list of the best countries to live in based on a variety of factors and monarchies invariably outrank republics by far. Last year, 2012, is a typical case with 8 out of the top 10 best countries to live in being monarchies; the only republics to make the top 10 were the United States and Switzerland. If republics are so great, shouldn’t their people be living better lives than those in monarchies?

            Monarchs are so set apart, they cannot represent ordinary people.
            Actually, that is precisely why they can represent everyone in a way no politician ever could. President Hollande of France is an agnostic socialist, so how can he truly represent those French who are Catholic or capitalists? President Napolitano of Italy was a long-time communist, which is certainly not representative of most Italians. President Obama of the US, a liberal from Hawaii, cannot have much in common with a conservative from South Carolina. Yet, a monarch, because they are set apart, can represent everyone because they are not from any particular group.

            Republics bring progress, monarchies only oppressed.
            Historical fact says otherwise. Time and time again history has shown that the end of monarchy makes things worse for a country, not better. In France it resulted in the “Reign of Terror” that saw tens of thousands of people get their heads chopped off. In Russia, the loss of the monarchy allowed the Bolsheviks to take power who then created the Soviet Union which spread oppression around the world and murdered millions of people. In China the result was a chaotic period of warlord rule followed by the bloodiest civil war in human history and then a communist dictatorship that took the lives of 60 million people. The end of monarchy in Germany and Austria resulted in divided republics that allowed Adolf Hitler to come to power, devastate the continent and butcher 9 million people. The fall of the Shah of Iran allowed a radical theocracy to take power that has spread terrorism around the world and brutally oppressed its own people. These are only a few of the examples that could be cited and the facts are inarguable.”

          • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 3:26 pm #

            Think of Abe’s solution. Destroy the opposition to preserve the Union.

            The population is primarily on the coasts in cities. Population runs DC.

            The addition of more and more dependents in the cities guarantees Dem control with time.

            Cities Blue

            Suburbs mixed

            Rural Red

            Let’s see, how to divide it up?

            Hindus and Muslims did it in 47. It took physical displacement of both.

            Divide the country into three or four sections, then let folks go where they want.

          • farmgal August 12, 2022 at 10:41 pm #

            @Anthea speaking of Missouri I’ve spent quite a lot if time driving through there the last couple of years. Last year was a trip out west and this year to visit relatives in St. Charles and Southern Iowa. It’s really a beautiful state (if you like farmland which I do).

            We pretty much crossed diagonally from top to bottom both times as my husband refuses to drive into Illinois because of the gun laws. Coming from north Georgia we take the long route and just before Cairo we put the guns in the truck without the magazines, enter into Illinois for 5 minutes and cross that ancient bridge into blessed Missouri where we rearm.

            It’s a mad, mad world.

          • Uncle Bob August 12, 2022 at 11:12 pm #

            Farmgal wrote:

            “I will feel much better about Georgia if Kemp is able to defeat Abrams in November. He’s handing out all kinds of freebies since the state had a huge surplus the last two years.

            But how to rid ourselves of the blue Atlanta and Savanah areas? How bout we build a wall lol.”

            You forgot about Athens, home of your NCAA College Football Champion Jawjuh Bulldogs, the B-52s, REM, and more damn Bolsheviks than I ever imagined live in the entirety of the South.

          • Linda August 13, 2022 at 6:56 am #

            Actually Abe got it from the Bible.

          • messianicdruid August 13, 2022 at 7:51 am #

            “And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand. He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still. And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.”

          • farmgal August 13, 2022 at 8:34 am #

            @Uncle Bob yes I did forget Athens but it goes without saying that it’s a college town. Even in my tiny county we have a small liberal arts college and it’s a constant battle to keep the faculty from infiltrating local politics.

            I read somewhere that my county was the most consistently republican voting County east of the Mississippi. That may be true but the mayor of the county seat ls a liberal lesbian.

          • Anthea August 13, 2022 at 1:33 pm #

            @ farmgal:

            I like farmland, particularly if it’s not endless acres of governement-subsidized corn and soy, grown by a big corporation.

            The Ozark Mountains in the southern part of Missouri are beautiful: lots of pure, clear spring-fed streams (ice cold), dense oak-hickory forests, caves, and rugged scenery. I’d highly recommend going on a family float trip while passing through. Our favorite spot was Onondaga Cave State Park, near Cuba, Missouri, where you can float the Merimec River. The campgrounds are nice (hot showers, laundry facilities) and well maintained. There’s a good swimming spot right in the campground. The river is always high enough that you don’t have to portage the raft (or canoe or kayak) very much, if at all. The cave is also pretty cool, both literally and figuratively. Worth a visit.

            Before Prohibition, Missouri was the number one wine producing state in the US. Vinyards and wineries are making a comeback here.

            There seems to be an ever-increasing Amish presence in Missouri’s rural areas. I’m in the exurbs of Kansas City, but I recently noticed one of those highway signs reminding you that there may be horses and buggies on the road has appeared on a local main highway.

            In the exurbs, our farm fields are increasingly broken up into 5, 10, and 20-acre “estate size” lots, with people building often pretty fancy houses on them. (Or sometimes quite modest ones.) These small acreages are ideal for a fairly high level of self-sufficiency–and that may be at least part of the idea in the minds of the buyers, besides just getting out of the city. The proliferation of such homes has become quite stunning.

            Johnson County, Missouri, is known for having no building codes. Some areas of these exurbs are still quite inexpensive. My former residence of 20 years was a down-at-the-heels lake community–a poor person’s paradise. Twenty years ago you could hardly give away property there. (You had to haul water back then, and your neighbors might be hillbillies living in a trailer.) Now it’s an up-and-coming place, though still quite cheap.

      • thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 10:25 am #

        It’s straight up brainwashing in school these days.

        Libs of TikTok has done a masterful job of exposing this trend.

        Also, recall that Obama removed the legal protections that restricted the use of pure propaganda on the American people.

        • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:33 am #

          At first, the legacy media complained about some of his behavior. Then they all shut up at once.

        • Rowdypiglet August 12, 2022 at 11:24 am #

          The method by which they’ve accomplished the dumbing down is increasingly transparent, and you can see it in the developmental phase with their present promotion of pedophilia.

          First: Manipulate perceptions by changing the language to suggest something bland and harmless. Pedophiles now become Minor Attracted Persons (MAPS). What could be more harmless than a map?

          Second: Plant lots of articles, using the new, judgment-free term, at the edges of the mainstream media so that it begins to filter into the public consciousness simply because they hear or read it.

          Third: Go to work on the most psychologically vulnerable, those who are always the first to support the narrative, i.e., the weak minded and suggestible who are ruled by their emotions. Get them to accept the pedos (now MAPS) as a new oppressed class (not in any way difficult) who have to be affirmed. Let them get to work spreading this narrative and beginning to garner support and sympathy for the persecuted MAPS in places you would expect to be immune. This builds an air of legitimacy.

          Fourth: Involve the next tier of stupid shills and psychologically damaged Karens (you can see these everywhere now in the women who push, coach, and reward their little kids to “come out” as trans, and attack any opposition under the guise of defending their children). These are people who will support any narrative once it reaches some perceived critical mass, particularly if they see a role they can play that appeals to their toxic narcissism and desire to bully people.

          Fifth: Invent a term with which to attack and smear anyone who objects to this process. The term has to be sufficiently offensive so that the next tier of idiots will not want it applied to themselves and will go to some lengths to prevent that from happening. We’ll see, in this case, what they come up with.

          Sixth: Attach a punishment to the accusations, so that being labelled with the term mentioned above results in serious consequences – social stigma, cancellation, loss of employment. This last step will pull in many who realize what is happening but are too afraid to say so or have too much to lose. These last may briefly resist, but an example will be made of them and they’ll be compelled to affirm, apologize, crawl, cringe, and submit to the inevitable struggle session. Even this usually doesn’t help them, but serves as a warning to others who may be similarly inclined.

          Seventh: Churn up the hatred and desire to persecute and bully that is just beneath the surface of the worst of these people, who ordinarily are not in a position to act out but are full of anger and resentment that’s seeking an outlet. Ramp it up constantly. Language used on the cable news channels is particularly effective. You probably all recall that they couldn’t let a sentence pass without mentioning Trump, and always with the word “lied” or “liar” attached to his name. This actively recruits the worst among us, from which you could derive your concentration camp guards should you require them.

          At this point, they’ve got everyone they possibly can – the stupid, the crazy, the vindictive, the resentful, the scared, the go along to get along, the ideologically possessed, even those who normally ignore politics (once the punishments begin, it’s impossible for most people in the working world to avoid taking a stand). Now their only opposition is the brave, the red pilled, the inveterately contrary, and those with nothing left to lose.

          The number of these last is growing as more people succumb to effects of the vax, but I’m not sure that it’s changing anyone’s mind. It seems the more they’ve lost as a result of their stupidity, the more emotionally invested in the narrative they become. I’ve seen in my own family that when someone dies in what’s clearly a response to the vax, they dig in and come up with all sorts of excuses almost as ridiculous as climate change, gardening, or taking a shower. If they didn’t do this, they’d have to admit that they encouraged loved ones to walk into the oven. That would be devastating, and they just won’t do it.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 11:49 am #

            Yes, the idea of women being allowed to vote is simply grotesque. As St Paul said, they are never to be allowed to speak in Church.

          • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 12:16 pm #

            During the first campaign, every single time Lester Holt referred to a statement by candidate Trump, he called it “rhetoric”. Every. Single. Time.

            Aside from the fact that rhetoric does not mean what Lester thinks it does, just what did Lester think he was doing? Didn’t he question what he was handed to read?

          • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

            Yes, this is how the Woke Left operates. But it is unsustainable. Just as Radical Feminism has just about totally destroyed the institution of marriage and the creation of stable families, the normalization of pedophilia will lead to millions of people choosing NOT to start families at all, thus leading to a population collapse amongst all residents of the country, citizens and non-citizens, legal and illegal, alike.

            As is always the case with institutionalized insanity, it will only continue until it no longer can.

            The sad part, though, is that millions will suffer in the interim while awaiting the inevitable collapse of their society.

      • GreenAlba August 12, 2022 at 11:45 am #

        “The entire model for education in the US (from primary school through college) works to stifle critical thinking and produce compliant workers.”

        Back in the 70s, this is what the left was saying. We live in Opposite World now.

        • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 11:55 am #

          “I don’t want a nation of thinkers. I want a nation of workers” – John D Rockefeller

          And he set up a foundation to turn America in that direction.

          And of course, people react against this and think that everyone can be a thinker – also wrong of course.

          • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 3:30 pm #

            Folks, different people learn and process in different ways.

            The modern education system, with its emphasis on critical thinking and CRT is an abomination.

            A very small percentage of the population are capable of critical thinking. Genetically.

        • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

          Thoughtful conservatives recognized the fact that government schools produce compliant, dependent, sheeple YEARS ago. These conservatives became home schoolers and pulled their children from the government indoctrination centers. The Leftist vermin HATE home schooling for this reason and have attacked home schoolers for years.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 1:07 pm #

            Thoughtful conservatives? Where? They adore the John D Rockefellers and want to be them.

            Yes, there are the Paleos, but they have no access to either the halls of power or the mass media.

            Tucker has become one. Thus he is “on vacation” right now.

          • Anthea August 12, 2022 at 6:15 pm #

            The home-school movement really began to get legs in the early 1980s, but it was still considered “fringe,” even by “conservatives” back then, who considered home-schoolers to be religious kooks. You have to bear in mind that most “conservatives” were, at least in the past, staunchly statist. Their ranks were made up of doctors, lawyers, accountants, insurance-company personnel–in short, people who were beholden to the state and whom the statist system had treated very well indeed. In general, schoolteachers (in the “better” school districts) were numbered among “conservatives” of this type.

            If you were a home-schooler, a home-birther, or an anti-vaxxer, “conservatives” of this kind would come after you with their guns a-blazing, if they had the opportunity. Two midwives of my acquaintance went to jail thanks to such “conservatives,” and our area’s finest naturopathic doctor lost his license to practice medicine when the Board of Healing Arts came after him.

          • Anthea August 12, 2022 at 6:23 pm #

            The naturopathic doctor I was speaking of was Dr. Lawrence Doorman. He was an MD as well as a naturopath and had a HUGE practice in Independence, Missouri. Usually, when you went to see the guy, his waiting room was packed. Fees were modest, though not covered by insurance. In the 1990s, an office visit was $50. Most prescriptions were for herbal preparations you could buy next door, also for a relatively modest price. The three herbs he prescribed for my daughter’s psoriasis in 1999 came to a total of about $50. The treatment worked, by the way.

          • Wizard of the Saddle August 13, 2022 at 10:46 am #

            Well, let’s be fair, Jarek, Tucker heads off on a fishing trip to Maine every August. Let’s wait and see what he has to say on Monday about the raid.

  5. lizharmon August 12, 2022 at 10:02 am #

    They still have assassination in their playbook. As they continue to embarrass themselves, I worry that they will play that card. They’re evil.

    • Rodster August 12, 2022 at 10:06 am #

      Yes, regarding assassination. ZeroHedge posted an article where the 9-11 NYC Police Commish warned that Trump could be on a hit list.

      • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:40 am #

        NYPD did a better job at anti-terrorism after 9-11 than any of the feds did.

        • thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 11:08 am #

          Well, NYPD are larger and better funded than many countries’ militaries.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 11:57 am #

            Black mayor Eric Adams now wants job applicants to provide a picture. I wonder what that’s about….

          • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 12:17 pm #

            Maybe he wants to meet some hot dudes.

      • Hereward the Woke August 12, 2022 at 10:45 am #

        It’s a very real possibility. However, there are still far too many people ignoring the DS’s other big ace in the pack: voter fraud in November. It’s going to be out of this world and I don’t seen any GOPers who even care about this.

        • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 11:06 am #

          Maybe because if you care about voter fraud, your name goes on a list?

          They may not want armed agents showing up at their door.

      • Anthea August 12, 2022 at 6:29 pm #

        I’ve always suspected that Trump’s bad faith and/or lack of resolve in some matters, especially after the stolen election, were because of threats against his life–or, more likely, threats against the lives of Melania and his children. This is not exactly without precedent. More like standard operating procedure.

        • TPTB-USA August 13, 2022 at 10:24 am #

          Trump boasts of being “Master of the Deal”.

          If he operates according to parameters, and the parameters only allow for a bad outcome, then he has to sit on it until the parameters change to the point where he could come up with an acceptable deal.

          • Anthea August 13, 2022 at 1:58 pm #

            Seems to me that the only way to make a deal with people who would just as soon kill you as look at you is to have an equally strong and ruthless organization of your own. If Trump made a fatal error, I’d say it was the failure to be thus organized before he ran for president.

            So…. Where would you find a ruthless, well funded, powerful, well armed, well manned organization that could effectively checkmate threats against you and your family by making a credible counter-threat? The only such organization that I can think of would be a Mexican drug cartel. But they are already owned by the federal government and the banks.

          • TPTB-USA August 14, 2022 at 12:23 am #

            Trump was a bit naive and did not think in terms of having to deal with a third world opponent “who would just as soon kill you” (and I suspect that he is still a bit naive in this regard).

            Just consider all the leaks and all the people he was firing initially, and his nonchalant attitude about the format for the Mueller investigation (early on Alan Dershowitz pointed out that the investigation should have been all encompassing).

            My read was that he didn’t think that he did anything improper, so he had no reason for concern.

    • JackStraw August 12, 2022 at 10:13 am #

      They will fail in this latest attempt to silence him, and I fear that they will go to their final option as you suggested, but that may unleash a very angry public.

      I would hope that they’re smarter than that, but I doubt it. It’s a dangerous cult that is completely out of touch with reality.

      • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 10:32 am #

        Can America ever be unified again? Ever?

        IMO, no!

        Unification is being accomplished by totalitarian means, elimination of the opposition. It is too late for Trump now. The vote is obsolete.

        Thank God the Dems have saved out democracy. Think, in the Democratic sense, this jackbooting is democracy.

        The only way out for patriots is secession. It is impossible to get any sort of control back.

        • Rodster August 12, 2022 at 11:47 am #

          “The only way out for patriots is secession. It is impossible to get any sort of control back.”

          That’s pretty much guaranteed. Martin Armstrong has been saying that for several years now that the United States will breakup. He did a recent interview with Greg Hunter on USAWatchdog dot com and he spoke about the USA breaking up.

          I would post the link but it will go and stay in moderation.

        • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:08 pm #

          John – I agree, but I am of the view that the word “secession” – while technically accurate – is too loaded of a term, given our history in this country and the government school indoctrination that has convinced hundreds of millions of Americans that secession is somehow illegal, unconstitutional, impractical, or simply “settled by the Civil War.”

          While wrong on all counts, why go down the rabbit hole with the people who want to get us sidetracked debating “secession.” Instead, use the word “partition.” No history to deal with. It is functionally more malleable too, since partition can be effected through many schemes while “secession” was, historically, an action taken by a State to rescind it’s ratification of the constitution, thus rendering it independent of the federal union.

          Partition is how colonial India was carved up into modern India and Pakistan. That’s the model.

    • thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 10:27 am #

      Not only are they evil, these people also have no reverse gear as has been shown in Ukraine.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:09 pm #

        Indeed. Everything with them is overdrive – but we will all evenually end up in neutral – going nowhere, as a result.

    • Uncle Bob August 12, 2022 at 11:16 pm #

      Sure. Pop a popular person, blame it on extremist gun owners, and watch what’s left of America turn itself to ash. Dirty motherfuckers.

  6. Night Owl August 12, 2022 at 10:05 am #

    Nice to see Sundance/The Last Refuge (Twitter) plugged here .

    He has been on top of this stuff since the Russiagate Hoax.

    A top researcher, and a really sharp guy. I also linked to him last week.

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    • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:19 am #

      Another “citizen researcher” who saw the void and just stepped up.

    • Hereward the Woke August 12, 2022 at 10:46 am #

      He’s okay. He’s been wrong about a lot of stuff too and doesn’t like that being pointed out. It’s good to read him then cross check it with other stuff to get a full picture.

      • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 11:08 am #

        Bear in mind this is a complete amateur trying to do the job the MSM won’t.

        • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 11:57 am #

          I have nothing but admiration for those people.
          Just ordinary people who are disgusted by lies and have the brains to dig and research and connect the dots.

          For a small example, it amazed me that 250,000 people were staring at a dot on a screen and reporting where Pelosi’s plane was at all times. To me, it’s like watching grass grow, but they were on it.
          We dodged a bullet there when China refused to take the bait and shoot down that plane (no matter how many Americans were egging them on), but it was impressive that so many people cared about the start of WW3 enough to watch the process.

          • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 12:18 pm #

            No one of us can do it all, but we can all find the one part that we can do.

          • cbeard August 12, 2022 at 2:13 pm #

            LoL, yes a lot of Americans were hoping, praying that they would shoot the witch out of the sky. Damn the torpedoes.

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 4:03 pm #

            cbeard, right?
            Same as people saying Go ahead, Russia. One nuke on Washington, DC and no hard feelings.
            We’ll just all move on.

          • SpeedyBB August 12, 2022 at 9:22 pm #

            Paula, gazing from afar upon the hubbub of Norteamerica, it looks like people have succumbed to “nuclear amnesia”.

            I sure haven’t. I was terrified in October 1962 and had a pickup truck loaded with food and weapons, ready to head out from Austin for the Mexican border (dispersed fallout patterns in the mountains of Northern Mexico). Doubt whether the Mexican border guards would have let everyone through but I was 90% convinced that Kennedy would go for it. LeMay and others were urging him on. My elder brother, a USAF tanker pilot, commented “The only danger to us would have been from our bombers running into each other.”

            It’s not just the physical damage from even a single nuclear detonation over an urban or military center. The panic and confusion would freeze up all systems and crash the delicately interconnected global economy.

            The USA has never been bombed. Impossible to imagine. Thus the recklessness and arrogance.

          • Paula D August 13, 2022 at 11:37 am #

            You and Trump, Speedy BB. You guys are part of the few who still freak out about nuclear war.
            Good thing he was president for four years. That gave us extra years of life, imo.

          • Paula D August 13, 2022 at 4:49 pm #

            Note that the Ukrainians are still shelling the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant with the clear intent to cause an explosion or meltdown.
            This will send radiation all over the newly liberated parts of Ukraine and most likely Europe.
            The Mighty Wurlitzer of propaganda is telling us that the Russians are bombing their own soldiers in the nuclear power plant.

            This is because our ruling overlords think we are absolute idiots. And apparently enough people are absolute idiots that they don’t change the bullshit.

            It’s difficult to feel sorry for people so stupid.

        • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:21 pm #

          True, Beryl. I’m probably being unfair. As you say, Sundance is doing what the MSM used to do: provide investigative journalism.

      • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 11:59 am #

        Unlike you who is never wrong and does like that being pointed out.

        • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:22 pm #

          I’m often wrong, Jarek. My greatest error was when I believed you had a spark of human empathy and kindness in your nasty little personality.

  7. badberries August 12, 2022 at 10:06 am #

    Practicing printing the words “Donald J. Trump” so it’s legible on the ballot.

    In the upcoming elections, (mid-terms 2022 and presidential 2024) The contests will be between;

    1.) The party of bad ideas.

    2.) The party of no ideas.

    3.) Donald J. Trump.

    Choose wisely.

  8. JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 10:08 am #

    Well, it is being announced this morning that the documents involved nuclear weapons.

    Gee, have we heard about an excuse involving WMD before?

    I hope we get to see the documents seized.

    A poll was announced this morning showing that a poll of just Dems versus GOP, no candidates, the Dems have gained three percent, a 41 to 41% tie.

    It ain’t over yet, the public is just too damn dependent on the government.

    • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:20 am #

      “Pattern recognition”. Anybody remember color-coded threat levels?

      Oh yes, there was also a bit about citizens needed to carry a mask, and maybe seal off a room in their homes.

      • thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 10:28 am #

        Yes, we were supposed to seal ourselves in with plastic sheeting and duct tape!

        • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:02 pm #

          Never forget Fauci showing up wearing two masks and then talking about the possible need for three and goggles too.

          • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 12:24 pm #

            Fauci got booed in Seattle. The wheels have come off the scamdemic wagon.

            That would have been a good time for President Trump to hurl him from the dais bodily.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 1:03 pm #

            Think of King Theoden of Rohan throwing Grima Wormtongue down the steps of the Meduseld, the Golden Hall.

            Think of Trump grabbing this malignant elf by the lapels and hurling him down the steps of Capital.

          • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 1:13 pm #

            What a beautiful image.

          • farmgal August 12, 2022 at 1:27 pm #

            I read on John Wilder’s blog a bunch of tweets from tearful libs in response to the CDC’s updated guidance re covid. It’s as if they found out a spouse was cheating. Color me highly amused. Their tears are awesome to behold.

          • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 1:49 pm #

            Thanks for letting me know that, farmgal. I didn’t know how successful the MSM might have been in hiding the fact that this was all for nothing.

        • SpeedyBB August 12, 2022 at 9:26 pm #

          Seal off windows and doors and avoid calico cats!

    • Alzaebo August 12, 2022 at 10:34 am #

      So shuper-shecret they waited 18 months to get them!

      Man, they must want that copy of Epstein’s client list bad.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:13 pm #

      I think that narrative is complete and total bullshit. Even if the FBI produces a document that is a classified one pertaining to nuclear weapons in one way or another I have two reactions to that:

      1) Why is it a big deal – other than the fact that the SCARY WORDS “nuclear weapons” are used to describe the document?

      2) Since the FBI physically prevented Trump’s attorneys from following them around the premises of MEL to watch what they did and what they took, how do we KNOW that the document was there and not planted there by the bureau?

      So – no, I am not impressed by this latest stratagem of the Wokester Regime.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:14 pm #

        MAL, not MEL. Mar-A-Lago

      • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:26 pm #

        You’re thinking by the rule book, Wizard. You know, like decent, ordinary people often do. We are way beyond that. It’s very simple: the Dems CANNOT lose power. They need to finish destroying America. Ergo, they will do anything they can to destroy Trump and win the election in Nov. Many think that the MAL was a fishing expedition. I believe it was more a planting trip. They will plant any stuff on him that sticks, including the nuclear garbage. The evil SoBs don’t or can’t do reverse gear, so I think they will indict Trump and arrest him. Then they’ll declare martial law to “safeguard” the election. I hope in a few months’ time we have both houses and I look stupid. Let’s see.

  9. Jo-G August 12, 2022 at 10:09 am #

    Shouldn’t the media supply us with an understandable precise list of what the FBI took from Mr. Trumps home? I mean much more precise than “some documents and electronic equipment”. If they don’t do that then there is a lot of room for plausible rumors to spread in the internet. Maybe they just want to create a rumor war, thinking that with their control of communications their rumors will prevail.

    • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 10:35 am #

      The media report fairly? What planet have you been visiting?

    • Not_GeorgeT August 12, 2022 at 10:35 am #

      “Maybe they just want to create a rumor war, thinking that with their control of communications their rumors will prevail.”


      sounds like a plan, not a ‘maybe’

      and why would they suddenly do a ‘180’ moving from passing off opinion pieces as news?

    • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 11:10 am #

      I hope Mrs. Trump had an inventory of her undies, because you just now some of those thugs took a souvenir or two.

      • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 11:26 am #

        Oh…I want one. Maybe one will show up on Ebay?

        I bet they are lavender scented….

        • Anthea August 12, 2022 at 8:10 pm #


          • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 8:28 pm #

            Kills lice and smells good also? The rich ARE different….

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:17 pm #

      The Biden Regime and their MSM media lackeys want us all to get diverted into going down the Rabbit Hole to bicker endlessly about some alleged document about which we know nothing.

      This is a diversion. A magician’s trick of misdirection.

      What they studiously don’t want is for America to remain focused on the REAL ISSUE which was the abuse of power by the DOJ and the FBI and the Regime to persecute and attempt to smear Donald J. Trump – the man that they all know The Crypt Keeper will be facing in the election of 2024.

      Refuse to be distracted. Stay on target.

  10. CD_NewRevenantSociety August 12, 2022 at 10:12 am #

    I’m not sure if psychopaths can embarrass themselves but it certainly showed the American public that if any of us know family, friends, or neighbors who work for the FBI they should ostracized, belittled, and shamed. Every single employee of the FBI is pure evil.

    • Not_GeorgeT August 12, 2022 at 10:39 am #

      I don’t think psychopaths can embarrass themselves, same goes for sociopaths. It is not in their makeup to consider self-embarrassment a possibility.

      If, however, it were possible, it would just be food for the beast.

      • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 11:12 am #

        Then there is William Barr. I really think he has managed to block out anything that doesn’t fit his self-image.

        There should be a new entry in the DSM just for whatever is wrong with that man.

        • Rowdypiglet August 12, 2022 at 11:31 am #

          He fooled me completely, and I still have difficulty reconciling his aura of serious trustworthiness and pursuit of the truth with his actions. Is he just a really convincing sociopath who doesn’t set off the usual alarms? If so, they’re being upgraded and this new variant is especially worrisome.

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 12:00 pm #

            Knowing that his father hired college dropout Jeffrey Epstein to teach at a tony Manhattan prep school clued me in that Barr was not the right person for the job.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:06 pm #

            You and everyone else. The smiling rogue, both wholesome and likeable. Try cross examining him. He’d be utterly unflappable.

            He may really be a good man – to his family and class. Us? They see us as their enemies so we’re his enemies.

          • cbeard August 13, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

            Funny. He struck me as the opposite. He had an aura of dishonesty, totally untrustworthy even pure evil. He had all the proof he needed against the Biden cartel, had in his possession the Hunter laptop and kept the truth from the American people and was probably instrumental in helping the dems. put their senile patsy, Biden in office. Another rigged election will not stand.

          • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:28 pm #

            Don’t be too hard on yourself, Rowdy. He got most of us. After all, there can’t be much wrong with a guy who plays the bagpipes, can there? Looks like Durham is made of the same cloth too.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:22 pm #

      Okay. No defense of the FBI coming from me, but we discredit ourselves as credible critics if we paint with too broad of a brush.

      I honestly think that there are decent people working in the federal government – even the 3-letter agencies and bureaus – but there are clearly MANY working for the FBI who need to do an integrity check on themselves.

      The agents who participated in an unjustified and historically unprecented raid on a former president’s residence should all have refused to follow those orders. It is clear to the entire country that this raid was politically motivated and corrupt. By failing to resign, the agents who participated in this raid violated their oaths to uphold the constitution and should all be subject to being fired by the next administration.

      So, it is better that we keep our focus where it belongs – on condemning the corrupt people at the top and those in the rank-and-file who violate their oaths and allow themselves to be used as armed thugs to promote tyranny.

  11. zekesdad August 12, 2022 at 10:13 am #

    Wow! Great summary of the Mar-a-Lago raid as well as the growing corruption of The Deep State.

  12. niner August 12, 2022 at 10:17 am #

    Yes, Z.

    Nice data.

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  13. Miss Demeanor August 12, 2022 at 10:17 am #

    Mr Trump: Born and bred in the briar patch…

  14. Irish August 12, 2022 at 10:18 am #

    It would not surprise me in the least if the alleged “mole” turned out to be the lure that enticed the FBI to raid in the first place. Never underestimate Trump’s ability to play 4-D chess, while the rest of the pikers in DC are fumbling around with checkers. I’m sure that place was completely wired for sound and video too and I can’t wait to see what Trump releases next.

    On another note, what if Trump actually does have something? Something so scandalous and so incriminiating that the Deep State will stop at nothing to retrieve it? Something like Ghislane’s black book or knowledge about why secret settlement monies were paid to sitting members of Congress?

    I think the “October Surprise” is that Joe Biden is going to convienently drop dead right before the mid-terms and the election is going to be put on indefinite hold while the country “mourns.” If I was him, I would be very afraid. It’s not like he can count on his wife to properly support him. She’s in on it too.

    I weep for the state of my beautiful country.

    • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 10:42 am #

      You are critical of Trump, trying to find some way of blaming him for the atrocious behavior of the Dem led Deep State.

      If the Trump critics succeed in keeping him out of office, you will really be weeping as the last roadblock against the Mob is removed.

    • Not_GeorgeT August 12, 2022 at 10:43 am #

      ” If I was him, I would be very afraid.”

      Although a reasonable comment, does he grasp the concept of fear? And if he does, what does it look like to him?

      What does it look like to Jill B? Might be two very different views.

    • thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 11:12 am #

      I think WW3 will be the October surprise shortly after the Saudis complete the pivot to BRICS and finish off the petrodollar.

      “Folks, we’re at war. We’re declaring martial law for your own good. All rights and freedoms are now canceled, as well as the USD.

      Now shut up and get back to work in the MIC salt mines. We’ll deliver your CBDC stipend and insect rations if we feel like it.”

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:27 pm #

        If they did that, the proper response would be for the state legislatures of every Free State left in this union to convene in special session and vote to nullify the martial law edicts. The governors of said states should also order local law enforcement to arrest and detain all federal agents and/or federal military officers in their states who attempt to enforce the regime’s unconstitutional power grab. This is why we have federalism, folks. The founders were no dummies. They knew that the States would always have to be a VERTICAL check on federal power run amok.

        • farmgal August 12, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

          But will they have the balls to do it? That’s the $64,000 question.

          • cbeard August 12, 2022 at 2:22 pm #

            “But will they have the balls to do it?” No. Balls are in short supply in America today. Sorry I’m such a pessimist. But it is what it is.

        • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 3:41 pm #

          The domination by one population bloc is what the Electoral College and the Senate were conceived. Without them right now, Texas, California and New York would control the entire country.


          The cities would have their agenda in place with little power in the fly over states.

          Just like now. That is why the Dems want the EC eliminated. Another notch for the Deep State.

      • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:30 pm #

        They have to pull something like that. Voter fraud might do the trick again, but they can’t rely upon that. If they don’t arrest Trump, they will indeed find another excuse to impose martial law. Then it gets interesting and we’ll see if you Yanks are as soft and cowardly as us Euroweenies.

  15. Disaffected August 12, 2022 at 10:23 am #

    Watch your step, Jim! Gettin’ to the bottom of things can be hazardous to your health. All this is bound to go much further than Trump eventually.

    • Not_GeorgeT August 12, 2022 at 10:47 am #

      As this poison fruit blossoms and ripens, I think it will be nearly impossible for just about any citizen of this Constitutional Republic to sit on the sidelines.

      Even the fence sitters will be forced to choose sides as it comes down where they live.

      • messianicdruid August 12, 2022 at 12:05 pm #

        “Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision: for the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision.”

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:29 pm #

        Sadly, this is true. No one is ever allowed to be “neutral” in a civil war and we are presently in a cold civil war that occasionally flares up into localized incidents of politically motivated violence. The next ratchet up will likely be into something akin to what Northern Ireland went through for decades with “The Troubles.” Hang on to your asses, folks.

        • Not_GeorgeT August 13, 2022 at 11:22 am #

          I’ve had about the same thought. Ireland is a model sorts for how these events can go down.

      • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:30 pm #

        I always found fence sitting rather painful anyway.

  16. Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:26 am #

    Congratulations on this excellent article. Being able to switch gears and keep up with events as they unfold fast is a skill modern reporters don’t seem to have.

    I want to go back in time, way back, to last week, and the assertion that a virus was released to undo the Trump presidency.

    Does that sound so far-fetched now?

    The Market Ticker guy has been theorizing about what may have prompted that search. If only….


    • messianicdruid August 12, 2022 at 12:06 pm #

      Jared has been outed.

      • malthuss August 12, 2022 at 2:05 pm #

        I mis read as JareK.

  17. chopper August 12, 2022 at 10:27 am #

    With the destruction of our middle class will come a violent and not very precise overthrow of those stupid enough to have created or assisted in the circumstances of our deplorable situation. The law be damned when people get pushed too far. We are almost figuring out that 2+2=4. God will not intervene to save their guilty sorry asses in my opinion.

    “I was just following orders” does not work where we are headed.

  18. par4 August 12, 2022 at 10:30 am #

    Target number one was JFK.

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    • Not_GeorgeT August 12, 2022 at 10:57 am #

      JFK had his brother. As David Talbot relates it, Joe told Bobby he had to go back to DC to watch out for his brother, as reluctant as he was to return to DC. That was about it for protection.

      With the passage of time the acknowledged need for layers of protection has grown.

      example: DJTs personal jet was in for extensive overhaul while he had AF1 access. If I had his jet and his money in his position, it would have emerged with much more sophisticated security features than it had going into the shop.

  19. teddyboy46 August 12, 2022 at 10:35 am #

    87,000new IRS agents! Willing to use deadly force! Against who?

    America is rapidly turning into North Korea. Remember to laugh when Our Dear Leader tells a joke to laugh hysterically. And when he tells a sad story weep uncontrollably.

    • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:44 am #

      Hire them for the IRS, then suddenly, “oh, did we say IRS? Our bad. We meant for our new federal police force, since none of your local police can be trusted.”

      • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 11:06 am #

        Yes, good point.

        If a federal police force is instituted, think NAZI Blackshirts and the conversion is complete.

  20. MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 12, 2022 at 10:43 am #

    I would love for one of these deep state actions to actually result in an event or decision of some kind, either way it swings matters not. Everything seems designed to just prolong and deflect. Tie it up in court until the public doesn’t give a shit anymore. (And that doesn’t take long.)

    It feels like something big is coming. It just never does. Not sure if that’s a good thing or a bad thing. But in the meantime, we wait and keep working/going to our proverbial Walmarts.

    • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:14 pm #

      The Steal wasn’t a big thing? The Pandemic? BLM and Antifa sacking our cites while the police did nothing? The election of dozens of Attorney Generals loyal to George Soros who let criminals walk free?

      There getting to where they want to go, Mango. You don’t wan to go but you can’t do anything about it. So you’ve gotten bored? Try and understand your mind.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 12, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

        Umm. Errkay.

        Perhaps I have gotten bored.


        I think we all could try to understand our minds a little better. We have greatness in us, yet we wait for the next car wreck at the NASCAR race, with quiet, guilty pleasure. That’s what I’m talking about. The pandemic changed the country forever, the needless baseless riots in celebration of a criminal changed the country forever, but over half of the people still don’t seem to know that. They need to be slapped in the face, and I’m just saying something like that is coming. I just don’t know if that’s going to be a good thing or a bad thing. Methinks bad. But it shall be interesting.

        Okay then, carry on.

        • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 1:17 pm #

          I feel that weight too, MrMango.

          I think some of us are anticipating something like The Shot Heard ‘Round the World.

          When will it come, and what will it be?

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 13, 2022 at 9:21 am #

            When will it come, and what will it be?

            My presumption for a while now has been “sooner than we expect”, and “something similar to a Monday Night RAW wrestling gag”.

            We had no warning for 9/11 (well, the majority of the public didn’t, at least). I distinctly remember how much of a surprise it was. People I hadn’t spoken to in years were calling at 10am on a workday.

            We had no warning JFK was to be shot, then Oswald, then Jack Ruby subsequently swept off the Risk board via “illness/natural causes” (well, the majority of the public didn’t, at least).

            And let’s be honest, our grandparents were pretty much waiting for Pearl Harbor, as well as the government, so that one doesn’t count as a shocker (well, in grand retrospect, at least).

            The Civil War was predicted for nearly ten years before the first shot was fired. Yet it came as a surprise (well, to the majority of the public, at least), and that changed the landscape of reality forever for that generation.

            Jarek is correct in pointing out the “pandemic” being a clearly-planned shock to the system, this time essentially worldwide, and the overall cultural effect has been just as great as 9/11 was, if not way more.

            There will be more. They are just holding their cards close, trying to figure out the best way to surprise people again and have a good chuckle. And they’re getting much better at the whole idea.

            You think I’m getting bored?

            These are people who have all the money and perceived power in the world, and turns out that’s fun, but also very boring, as their lives have no real daily purpose, so they spend time planning ways to basically flick the ears of the masses…for entertainment. They can’t be satisfied just raising a family and going to work like the rest of us. They need to make their mark. Well, screw them.

          • TPTB-USA August 13, 2022 at 11:23 am #

            [These are people who have all the money and perceived power in the world, and turns out that’s fun, but also very boring, as their lives have no real daily purpose, so they spend time planning ways to basically flick the ears of the masses…for entertainment.] … MrMangoOnMyShoulder

            I think you are making it too complicated.

            Have a look at from the perspective that the existing format for life is a flawed game that is played-out and at the point of failure. Then what? How should TPTB solve the problem?

            Dalio writes about different factions vying for power throughout Chinese history during transition periods.

            I am only aware of two dominant factions with a detailed game plan at this point, China and the WEF, and push come to shove, I suspect that the WEF crowd will throw in with Xi.

            Is it realistic to think that another group could cobble together a viable plan to dominate the next cycle?

          • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

            I can’t help feeling that the MAL raid was that Shot. Maybe I’m wrong, but it really hangs heavy with me. The world seemed a different place the morning after that.

        • farmgal August 12, 2022 at 1:38 pm #

          I too have been waiting for the shoe to drop for many years. However most folks won’t be bothered to become involved until hunger makes the choice for them. As long as there is cable TV and cell phones it’s all good.

  21. badberries August 12, 2022 at 10:44 am #

    But,but,…what about “the Mole”? In the crosshairs definately but still alive?….not for long.

  22. Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:48 am #

    That 2007 Epstein prosecution- local police did a good job building a case against the man who was exhibiting a Manson-like pull of young girls to his estate.

    The feds screwed it up.

    • justanotherguy August 12, 2022 at 5:45 pm #

      “And, of course, now Mr. Epstein is dead, offed under highly mysterious circumstances while in federal custody.”

      there was no screw up. the feds and mossad could never recruit another if their assets ended up tits up, spilling evidence of every foul thing they’ve done in this their current blackmail control handle.

      epstein is not dead.

  23. Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 10:51 am #

    Here’s a piece on Merrick Garland and the Breonna Taylor case, by Ann Coulter:

    Merrick Garland Is a Lunatic


    • BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 11:02 am #

      In that case cops were fired upon from inside a known drug den.

      They returned fire; now they’re under arrest.

      • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 12:07 pm #

        Did you ever see this, BRH?
        I tried to share it on messenger one time and they blocked it.
        It really opened my eyes.

        .yumpu .com/en/document/read/63943132 /breonna-taylor-summary-redacted1

        • Not_GeorgeT August 13, 2022 at 11:52 am #

          I did a cut and paste, read the search page only, certainly appears to be much more to the story.

          When sensational stuff goes down, taking a few deep breaths to allow the story to marinate and the background info to emerge in a few days/weeks is usually a good approach.

          • Paula D August 13, 2022 at 4:55 pm #

            One of the most interesting parts to me was that all of their friends in the days after didn’t blame the cops, they blamed the dude who fired at the cops and then hid behind Breona.
            As they should.

    • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 11:09 am #

      A DNC disciple, a power tool for the Communistic Progressive movement in the country. He will sacrifice his own integrity to further the power of the Left. The leader of the Gestapo.

  24. redrock August 12, 2022 at 10:59 am #

    Lighter note. Jordan Peterson was asked “what is a woman?”. MARRY ONE AND FIND OUT. Classic.

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    • BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 11:17 am #

      Yup, my wife’s car went down and is in the shop so she’s using mine.

      Beside complaining from having to drive a Malibu instead of her Volvo, she says to me this morning, “When you use your car, don’t adjust the mirrors. I have them set the way I want them.”

      How could you argue with that logic?

      I have this old truck that still runs, I think I’ll just go with that.

      • GreenAlba August 12, 2022 at 11:54 am #

        I don’t think Jordan Peterson meant it like that. He has huge respect for his wife. I think he was just advising men to go on a journey.

      • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:16 pm #

        The horror. The horror.

      • WadeWaters August 12, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

        Is she vaxxed? My ladyfriend has taken 4 shots. We both came down with Covid. And she blamed me.

      • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 1:00 pm #

        Islam is right about women. The Chinese are right about Islam. And we are right about the Chinese.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:33 pm #

        Women never allow logic and reason to get in the way of their emotions.

        There: Solved it for you!

        • GreenAlba August 12, 2022 at 1:50 pm #

          People (men or women) who make sweeping generalisations are best ignored.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 2:52 pm #

            In other words, down with Newton and even more down with Einstein.

          • GreenAlba August 12, 2022 at 3:14 pm #

            No. Don’t be disingenuous.

          • GreenAlba August 12, 2022 at 3:16 pm #

            People who regularly say ‘in other words’ are probably best ignored too. And people who don’t get context. Or rather people who pretend not to, which is far worse.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 3:34 pm #

            No, these grand theories were grand Generalizations. That’s what a theory is.

            Newton’s Order works very well at ordinary distances and speeds, but anecdotes began to pile up showing that it wasn’t accurate at very high speeds, great magnitudes, or in the microverse of the atom.

            So others like Einstein stepped in. His paradigm is unlikely to be the last either.

          • hmuller August 12, 2022 at 3:36 pm #

            I once quoted Schopenhauer as saying, “With women, everything is personal.” A gal in the office flew off the handle at that. So I pointed out how she had just proven Mr S. correct.

            Today, I’d be fired for that kind of talk.

          • GreenAlba August 12, 2022 at 4:15 pm #


            It wasn’t even a generalisation. It was an absolute which allowed for no exceptions. So, as I said, best ignored.

            Especially since the motive behind it has no more merit than the statement.

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:13 pm #

            Most women prefer male bosses. This is a consistent finding that feminists can’t stand since it shows their philosophy to be a lie.

            Why do women feel this way? Because everything is personal to women.

        • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:34 pm #

          As a British comedian was often heard to say: “You wouldn’t let it lie!” Let battle commence!

    • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 1:43 pm #

      Lighter note? You just started off the misogynist-fest.

      I suppose there has to be one here every post thread. May as well get it started early.

      • GreenAlba August 12, 2022 at 1:59 pm #

        I guess the reason my husband can’t be made to see logic and evidence about covid and let go of the fear that makes him determined to ignore said evidence is because he’s a woman. I hadn’t thought of that possibility but I’ll look into it.

        • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 3:48 pm #

          In Jungian terms, your inner male or Animus may have married his inner female or Anima. Maybe that’s why you two get married in the outer world.

          Another definition of animus? Intense hostility.

          • GreenAlba August 12, 2022 at 4:09 pm #

            You already did that one on the previous thread. Just not to me.
            Try harder.

          • GreenAlba August 12, 2022 at 4:11 pm #

            But not on my account. I’ll drop by again when the boys have tired of the puerile stuff.

          • Anthea August 12, 2022 at 9:21 pm #

            @ Jarek:

            That’s horseshit.

            GA’s husband suffers from the perfectly humdrum, everyday human faults of pride and stubbornness, probably with a large helping of gullibility and more than a dash of wilfull ignorance.

            GA tolerates this, probably because he has redeeming qualities, and chooses to forgive him.

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:15 pm #

            Ant: So you admit it as a real possibility in your case?

        • Alzaebo August 12, 2022 at 3:49 pm #

          Sometimes when Green Alba posts, I wish we could flash Batman sound effects:

          “BIFF! POW!! ZAMMM!!!”

          • Alzaebo August 12, 2022 at 3:56 pm #

            “Quick, Robin! The Bat-flyswatter!!”

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:13 pm #

            Same. And she makes me cheer.

            And literally LOL, not just write it.

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:17 pm #

            Yeah, Mary can only Zing. She don’t know how to Biff!

            Who is the schmoe who is in love with Alba?

        • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 3:57 pm #

          You can never tell nowadays.
          We are told that chicks can have dicks and anyone who doesn’t think so is a science denying right wing conspiracy theorist.

        • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:13 pm #

          LOL – GA smack-down.

          Paula does another good one downthread.

        • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:35 pm #

          GA: I think you might have noticed already if he was. Maybe he’s suffering from Previous Investment Bias, to which neither sex is immune.

          • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 2:08 pm #

            Well, indeed, Hereward. The odd thing was that in December 2020, when he was hearing about the gene shots being ‘approved’, he said (on the basis of talk on his docs’ blogs mostly I think, ‘I’m not going near it and I think most doctors will be the same’. Then by January he’d totally changed his mind and I asked if his colleagues at work and the docs on his blogs thought it was safe and he said yes, he thought they did.

            I have to admit that was what nudged me into getting it myself – I thought they knew more than me (oh, how I laugh at that one …). Plus a couple of risk factors and the fear that he’d bring it home from work. When I asked him much later (when I knew the score) what changed between December and January, he said he couldn’t ever remember saying he wouldn’t take it.

            What can I say? I don’t want to make one of those generalisations about how men so often seem to say things then deny they ever said them, even when their wife can remember it verbatim, because that wouldn’t be right. 🙂
            But I have to say, entirely anecdotally, that it has happened a lot over the years.

          • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 2:09 pm #

            But yes to investment bias. And to the bias that says you can’t, as a doctor, admit to knowing less about something medical than your wife, who is not one. 🙂

      • hmuller August 12, 2022 at 3:49 pm #

        We need Redneck Liberal to show up so we all have a unifying object to hate and revile.

        • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm #

          I can do both – lol.

  25. Htruth August 12, 2022 at 10:59 am #

    Go Red Team!
    GO Blue Team!
    Rah! Rah! Rah!

  26. steppingup August 12, 2022 at 11:08 am #

    The democrats are going to win by a landslide again in 2022, as there was zero consequences for stealing the last election, what moron is not believing that they aint going to steal this one. Dope!!!!

    • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 11:14 am #

      No no landslides. The electorate is a 50 – 50 split.

      If it was a landslide, no need to cheat.

      The adoption of the mail in vote was the kick off of the Democrat manipulation of the ballot box.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:35 pm #

      They seem to be laying the groundwork for the next STEAL by having their media whores publish a series of articles and “polls” (haha) that are pushing the narrative that the Dems will increase their majority in the Senate and might hold the House.

      Of course, this is complete and total BS, but then when has that ever stopped these Olympians of Gaslighting?

      • Amman August 13, 2022 at 5:10 am #

        It’s BS spin to you but look out cuz it’s the God honest truth to MANY others.

  27. JC Penny August 12, 2022 at 11:12 am #

    Back in the day, I had the opportunity to review the ‘draft’ Defense Strategic Guidance of 2012. In it, I took particular notice of the catchall redirection aimed at the domestic theater of operations.

    Not sure if ever got adopted – officially, but it was clear that the 4th branch had decided to focus on countering dissident US citizens.

    This result is no surprise.

    • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 11:21 am #


      The education of children piece is in place and has been. The robots comprising Gen Z are the first result.

      Next is the domination and indoctrination of the Deplorables. As I am one, I wonder what form it will take and how to escape from it.

      The MSM attack on Trump and his decline (which there is none), even on this blog, is just the initial startup of the indoctrination. Remove the leader and the test will fall in line, old rule.

      TWMBH is coming, the American public deserves it.

      You will own nothing and be happy is the motto.

      • Brandon Laskow August 12, 2022 at 10:41 pm #

        TWMBH? I’m stumped.

        • Soul Forensics August 12, 2022 at 10:54 pm #

          The World Made By Hand. Our host’s coinage.

      • Amman August 13, 2022 at 5:13 am #

        “Ve veel own everyt’ing, Hans, and ve veel be happy.”

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:37 pm #

      All I can say is this: The bastards had better by thorough if they are hell bent for leather in going down this path, because if they lose, they are all going to swing from every tree and lamp post from Maine to Arizona and from Florida to Alaska.

      The minute a government declares war on its own citizens all bets are off and the flag of No Quarter will fly. Such a a government is, ipso facto, illegimate and criminal.

      • farmgal August 12, 2022 at 1:42 pm #

        One can only hope.

  28. elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 11:17 am #

    Hello, my name is Janet. I have discovered a wierd trick that can alllow you to make over $4500 per HOUR when working from home. In my first week, I made almost $500,000…my first week! and it is so much fun . If you would like to learn my trick, and earn ooodles of cash, just respond to this opportunity online, or call me at BR=549…

    TREASURY DIRECTS IRS ON AUDITS: In a letter to the IRS, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen directed the IRS not to increase the audit rate of small businesses and households making less than $400,000 annually. Instead, Yellen instructs the IRS to target “high-end noncompliance… [from] large corporations, high-net-work individuals, and complex passthroughs”. Yellen points out that the IRS can make $4,500 per hour by auditing those making over $5 million annually. (AC: The math may support further audits of large earners, however, the IRS has a history of targeting political opposition. While the IRS and Treasury want to go after an estimated $1 trillion in hidden, outstanding tax revenue, the 87,000 new employees over ten years is also likely another federal jobs program and moves the country closer to a federal job guarantee program which, in addition to price controls, is on the table as stagflation takes hold this decade. – M.S.)

    • JohnAZ August 12, 2022 at 11:23 am #

      Hey, you make a great point.

      These 87000 jobs could be work from home jobs.

      Perfect for the Brave New World.

      • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 11:52 am #

        Thanks for reminding me of this outstanding article by Jeffrey A. Tucker.

        Did Lockdowns Turn Americans Into Lazy Bums?

        “Lockdowns acculturated an entire generation to believe that work is fake, productivity is a ruse, money comes for nothing, the boss is an idiot, and many workers are privileged to be wealthy forever due to papers handed out for $200,000 by colleges and universities. Who needs productivity, much less ambition? ”


        • cowbell81 August 12, 2022 at 12:04 pm #

          I like the following quotes from the above linked article:

          Lockdowns kicked off a national substance-abuse crisis: liquor, drugs, weed, you name it. And depression too. Even today, one cannot help but notice the smell of weed in large cities. This is not the smell of ambition and productivity.

          In the old days, in an ethos formed from bourgeois experience over hundreds of years, the idea of working and doing one’s part was ingrained as a moral habit, part of the liturgy of life itself. When the government told everyone to stop in the name of virus control, something went haywire in people’s brains. If governments say that the work ethic amounts to nothing but pathogenic spread, and we can all contribute more by staying home and doing less, it’s hard to go back. It wrecked a generation. We are paying the price now.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:31 pm #

            True, but at the same time, much of what we call “work” is nonsense and would be best not done.

            All of a man’s problems are caused by his inability to sit quietly in his own room – Blaise Pascal

          • Disaffected August 12, 2022 at 2:28 pm #

            Yes. Very true. Working from home has reminded everyone that I know that the actual work involved in their 8-10 hours a day onsite job can usually be done in 4 hours or less at home. Imagine that! Even management seems to be down with it now.

          • Amman August 13, 2022 at 5:22 am #

            The lockdowns were a final flourish. “Anything goes, nothing Matters” has been in vogue for years.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:38 pm #

      Janet – please go off somewhere private and perform that ‘weird trick” on yourself….forever.

    • Amman August 13, 2022 at 5:17 am #


  29. cowbell81 August 12, 2022 at 11:30 am #

    Say what you will, but at least Trump was the owner of his vacation home getaways and didn’t have to leech off of others.

    Article snippet:

    Joe Biden and the First Family are enjoying a sumptuous summer getaway on a secluded island thanks to a big money Democrat donor who has had the ear of Presidents and VIPs, DailyMail.com can exclusively reveal.

    The President and disgraced son Hunter are staying for free at a sprawling beachfront estate in Kiawah Island, an exclusive beach resort and gated community on the South Carolina coast.

    The nine-bed retreat is owned by Maria Allwin, 66, the wealthy widow of New York hedge fund mogul James Allwin and a long-time Democratic Party donor.

    Allwin, who has homes in Connecticut and Manhattan, shares Aetos Captial with her son Christopher Allwin – an asset management firm with $11.31 billion under management.

    In a span of just five years, from 2014-18, her family’s foundation donated $1.9 million to charitable causes.

    An administrator at Manhattan’s exclusive Trevor Day School, she has backed a string of prominent Democrats down the years including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Vice President Kamala Harris.

    She’s also attended multiple DNC fundraisers and made three trips to the White House, meeting twice with Obama in 2014 and attending a reception thrown by Biden at the Vice President’s Residence in 2013.

    Indeed one such meeting with Obama on April 4, 2014, was deemed so important that it was arranged just a few hours in advance, according to White House visitor logs.

    The First Family flew into Kiawah Island on Wednesday and were whisked to Allwin’s 10,500 square foot property amid tight security to begin their week-long vacation.

    Secret Service agents were seen patrolling the perimeter on golf carts and guarding the beach immediately behind the sun-drenched private estate which is surrounded by dunes and lush vegetation.

    Two Coast Guards defender-class boats equipped with machine guns were stationed off shore.

    The Bidens have stayed there multiple times since 2009, enjoying the run of the house – which boasts a separate guesthouse as big as a family home and huge saline swimming pool – while Allman lives at her main residence in Connecticut.

    They are paying nothing for their stay, the New York Post reported Thursday, citing a source close to the First Family.

    Allwin’s husband James Allwin died of cancer in 2007 at age 54. He founded the investment management firm Aetos in 1999 and was a long-time board member for Communities in Schools, a stay-in-school program.

    They bought their Kiawah Island pad back in 1991 for $1.2 million and it was briefly listed on the market for $20 million in July – making it the most expensive property for sale in the state of South Carolina at that time.

    ‘This architecturally significant 10,500 square foot home sits on a rare 2.07-acre double oceanfront lot with 200 feet of ocean frontage, located within the Southeast’s most exclusive and desirable resorts, Kiawah Island,’ reads a now-deleted property listing.

    • BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 11:37 am #

      We are told all the rich people are evil Republicans. The truth appears to be just the opposite. And do you notice the billionaire donors to lefty causes — including Climate Change — own mansions right on the coast?

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:40 pm #

        What is needed is for that volcano to blow in the Island of La Palma in the Canary Islands so that the 500 foot tsunami an come to the Atlantic Coast and rid us of a critical mass of Leftist vermin.

        I’d be good with that.

    • Night Owl August 12, 2022 at 6:55 pm #

      But the McMedia told me Trump was poor. How can this be?

  30. BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 11:31 am #

    Military Aktion in E Ukraine is pretty much out of news, but in the past few days a nuclear power plant came under artillery fire, and missiles destroyed a Russian Airbase in Crimea. The situation seems to be growing more perilous; however, that peril is being ignored.

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    • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 12:33 pm #

      Is Ukraine good or bad today? I forget.

      • BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 1:07 pm #

        Ukraine is putting to use advanced American ordnance, including missiles hitting around the nuclear plant.

        How much longer the Rissians will put up with this is anybody’s guess.

    • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:34 pm #

      As ani said, Russia is going to have to march on the “free world”.

      Is the Virgin Mary on the wrong side of history?

    • Disaffected August 12, 2022 at 2:24 pm #

      Perilous for Europe and the US.

    • Amman August 13, 2022 at 5:23 am #

      Fake news.

  31. MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:36 am #

    Another excellent article! Thanks, James.

    Again: I wish I could share your faith in what’s left of our legal system. Your research on this seems sound and if it’s all shaking out as you say, it’s quite the clusterfuck. Like Trump or not, if he is battling the deep state then I still wonder how he could possibly have stayed alive this long.

    It might be because he has all of the documents stashed somewhere where the feds can’t get at them, and they can’t do away with someone who knows where it all is and likely has a dead man’s switch.

    In any case, that’s one theory.

    I still don’t trust Trump as he has done too much to prove that he is controlled opposition, and I believe also he keeps the populace believing that the two parties are actually in opposition when they really are not.

    Shit show continues apace!

    • TPTB-USA August 13, 2022 at 10:57 am #

      [… the two parties are actually in opposition when they really are not.]

      Would it be more accurate to describe DC as mainly being comprised of “bad apples”, and a hoard that is just lost in the noise?

      Trump’s limited vocabulary makes me wonder if he has dyslexia and is not well read, and the appearance that he is controlled opposition could be explained by: What percent of the population would agree that, up to this point, Biden and his cohorts are conducting a soft coup?.

      • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:38 pm #

        Maybe he’s just not very clever. Street smart, yes, but clever?

        • TPTB-USA August 14, 2022 at 12:41 am #

          I might be willing to give you that one.

  32. Opie August 12, 2022 at 11:44 am #

    Thanks for the fine analysis, the mainstream nuclear secrets meme doesn’t jibe.

  33. cowbell81 August 12, 2022 at 11:45 am #

    Wow, Author Salman Rushdie was just reportedly attacked on a lecture stage at the Chautauqua Institution in New York State. Apparently there is a $3.3 million bounty on his head compliments of Iran.

    According to the pictures, blood was spilled, so who know how badly he was hurt. Reports are still early.

    • BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 3:28 pm #

      More “White Supremacists’ violence no doubt lol.

  34. Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 11:55 am #

    So much to do! In retrieving an article by Jeffrey Tucker, I noticed a reference to a new article by Alex Berenson.

    I was going to bring up Alex anyway, because he has been PROVEN absolutely right; but this needs more immediate attention:

    The White House privately demanded Twitter ban me months before the company did so

    Federal officials targeted me specifically; when they met with Twitter in April 2021, “they really wanted to know about Alex Berenson”


  35. Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 11:57 am #

    On the topic of people being proven right, this is from Karl Denninger:

    “Rapidly-mutating viruses, such as influenza and coronaviruses, are not measles. They don’t have a stable genome, trying to cut off aerosol transmission is a waste of time which we’ve known it for 40 years since Neil Orr’s original mask study published in 1981, and trying to jab your way out of an active outbreak of a rapidly-mutating virus does not work. At best its futile and when you use untested technology and do not perform the work required to know if its safe you run the risk of screwing millions of people, which we did and we have.

    That damage will not be fully realized for a decade or more.

    There were a few of us who were right.

    Now the CDC has admitted it, so when are you going to shove it up the ass of all those who were wrong and hosed you, your family members, friends and our economy?

    No, I will not “forgive and forget.”



    • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 12:13 pm #

      Corona viruses are not rapidly mutating. We used to know that before 2020.
      They are releasing new bioweapons and telling us that they are “variants”.
      From the Russian MoD…

      • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

        Yes, they are. So much so that trying to vaccinate against them is a fool’s errand. The bioweapon aspect is something else again, a new and worse horror.

        • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 1:11 pm #

          No, Jarek. Corona viruses were known for not rapidly mutating right up until the fear porn on SARS 2 started.
          Saying they rapidly mutate is adopting a new definition, just like “pandemic” and “vaccine” and “natural immunity” and “recession” and “woman”.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 1:15 pm #

            So if relatively stable, why not vaccinate against them like they did the flu?

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 1:17 pm #

            Because they never came up with a safe and effective vaccine against corona. Every time they tested one the target animals died.
            And by the way, the flu vaccine is usually ineffective. Most of the time they pick the wrong strain.
            I usually to check the CDC every year to see what the last year’s vaccine had done. (Because they were pushing it at work and I didn’t want it).
            They invariably reported that last year’s was not effective, but be sure to take this year’s! For sure this year’s will work.

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 1:40 pm #

            I’ve heard that. But why? If the coronavirus vaccines they tested didn’t fight yesterdays variant, why were they so harmful? Did they damage the immune system even before the mRNA madness?

            Many reported getting the flu only after taking the flu vaccine. Perhaps the dead and dying cells they used weren’t always so dead and dying.

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 1:54 pm #

            Because they caused antibody-dependent enhancement.
            They never overcame that problem.

      • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 1:09 pm #

        Dammit. I accidentally hit post while looking for the quote and then my computer froze.
        “”According to our experts, this is evidenced by the uncharacteristic variability of the genovariants that cause different peaks in the incidence of coronaviruses, significant differences in lethality and contagiousness, uneven geographical distribution, and the unpredictable nature of the epidemic process as a whole. It appears that despite efforts to contain and isolate the disease, the pandemic is being artificially fueled by the introduction of new variants of the virus in a particular region.”

        • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 1:15 pm #

          It’s like monkeypox only showing up in countries without monkeys.

          Only total idiots would believe the story they tell us about that.

          Well, it’s the same with different “variants” suddenly showing up in certain countries, all over the place, while completely skipping other countries.
          Or believing that a new “variant” can be identified in South Africa on a Thursday, named on a Friday and “discovered” all over the USA the next week.
          That is not how viruses naturally spread.
          Remember Lambada? That was one from Brazil they were “watching”.
          But that never made it out of Brazil. Why? How can a “variant” from South Africa make it all over the USA in one week, but the one from Brazil never showed up here?
          My personal opinion is that they were watching us, not the “variant”, and the name didn’t play in Peoria so they dropped it.

          • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 1:19 pm #

            I thought Lambada was a dance craze.

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 1:49 pm #

            Yeah, Beryl, the memes on Lambada were just too good, so they dropped it like the Twist.
            They don’t like the ridicule.
            But people did point out that omicron was an anagram of
            moronic. That might have been purposeful though. Them ridiculing us instead of vice versa.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 5:06 pm #

            Lambada or Lambda?

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 9:26 pm #

            I don’t remember, actually.
            My computer has been freezing all day. Finally my husband stepped in to fix it.
            Turns out it was Bill Gates, reaching out to make sure I updated to Windows 11 by f*cking with my computer.
            That man has way too much power.
            I think they are trying to piss us off so much we post threats online, at which point they kick down our doors.

  36. Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 12:08 pm #

    Alex Berenson has gotten around to reviewing Dr. Deborah Birx’s book.

    It is truly sickening? Remember trying to force nurse’s to get the damn flu shots? Remember how the shots, which were recommended for the elderly and infirm previously, were suddenly necessary for everyone, and we started hearing very dubious claims about herd immunity?

    Remember NYC forcing flu shots on schoolchildren? Remember nurses who refused the shots being forced to work in masks for their entire shifts?

    This from Alex’s article:

    But Birx’s testing obsession is not the most disturbing part of Silent Invasion.

    No, that moment comes near the end, on page 409, in what is basically an aside as Birx discusses the Covid vaccine rollout. She writes:

    Historically, flu vaccination rates in America have been nowhere near high enough for the population to develop herd immunity [emphasis added]…

    The CDC should have worked to understand vaccine hesitancy and, more important, how that hesitancy could be overcome. If we had increased annual flu vaccinations over time, we could have been very near or have exceeded the number of people needed to achieve vaccine-based immunity [emphasis added].

    (I didn’t make this up. I couldn’t make this up.)

    How do I put this politely?

    If Deborah Birx believes the United States could reach “vaccine-based immunity” to influenza by increasing the number of flu shots it administers, she lacks even the most basic understanding of epidemiology.


    We know that some shady Deep State character put in place by VP Pence saw to it that this complete moron of a woman got a place on that task force.

    It was a setup to ensnare the president, and it worked.

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    • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

      Never forget her triumphant pride as she said, We are interpreting covid liberally. A double entendre.

      Stupid? No, she just doesn’t care about the truth. Not stupid, just evil.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:44 pm #

      I know the woman was a narcissistic kook just from her silly, constant, affectation of wearing garish scarves at every press conference. Why people ever took her seriously continues to be a mystery to me.

      • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 3:28 pm #

        Look at the cover of the book to see why.

    • malthuss August 12, 2022 at 2:08 pm #

      Is Birx owned by big pharma?

      is she vaxxed? really?

      • Alzaebo August 12, 2022 at 4:14 pm #

        “But they promised me the antidote!”, she cried…

      • Night Owl August 12, 2022 at 6:49 pm #

        Totally vaxed, bro.

        She would never lie.

    • Night Owl August 12, 2022 at 6:50 pm #

      Alex Berenson is a milquetoast. Fuck that guy.

      • Night Owl August 12, 2022 at 6:51 pm #

        Also in his Twatter profile, he has a mask on his face. But on his chin. So anti-establishment. Blown away.

        What a sack of dingleberries.

  37. Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 12:09 pm #

    The DOJ and the FBI are both fatally compromised and corrupt to the core. Both have too many Deep State operatives loyal to the Communist Woke DNC.

    Reform and oversight will not work and have proven to be a big, fat, joke.

    Just as the INS was dissolved after the 911 fiasco, so too much the FBI and DOJ be dissolved after this fiasco.

    The United States got along just fine as a Republic for many years without either of these two 3 letter organizations. The DOJ did not even exist until 1870 and was the corrupt creation of the victorious Union faction from the Civil War. It was a tool of the Radical Reconstructionists then, and it is a tool of the Woke Consitutional Deconstructionists now.

    Likewise, the FBI did not exist until 1922 and was corrupt from the get-go under J. Edgar Hoover who immediately began using it to collect dossiers on elected officials for the purposes of blackmail – Gestapo style.

    Forget all the Ephram Zimbalist, Jr. “The FBI” TV propaganda from the 1960’s. The FBI’s creation represented a MASSIVE increase in federal power. It should be abolished. Let the federal Marshall’s service handle federal law enforcement matters like they have done since 1789. They can pick up some of the bureaus interstate law enforcement responsibilities. Otherwise, 99% of all law enforcement in this country needs to remain at the STATE and LOCAL levels to prevent federal tyranny.

    One more thing: An immediate halt needs to happen regarding this business of every 3-letter agency in the federal bureaucracy “arming up” with all sorts of weapons, ammo, tactical gear, SWAT teams, etc. What the Dems are trying to do is to build a domestic, paramilitary, army of armed federal agents that will answer to the Democrats. Sort of like Hitler built up the SS as an armed domestic paramilitary force loyal solely to Hitler and his Nazi Party. History teaches us the danger of “standing armies” and especially of domestic political party armies. All of this breed TYRANNY. Enough is enough. The next GOP Congress needs to move fast and hard to defund all of this.

    • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:48 pm #

      The other show says it best: The Untouchables.

      But somehow we must get to them and make them pariahs.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:45 pm #

        I agree, Jarek. It’s either that, or pack your toiletries kit for the FEMA gulag they will be shipping you and I to.

    • Disaffected August 12, 2022 at 2:22 pm #

      Still remember that show and the opening intro. Kind of like a supercharged ‘Dragnet’ intro.

      (https://) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrOg5GejKDM

    • Woodchuck August 12, 2022 at 5:00 pm #

      That’s very well written there Wizard. One thing on all these types of forums is sooner or later Germany’s famous period of ’33 to ’45 is brought into the discussion.

      The SS was first considered to be a joke, and Heinrich Himmler a harmless “hang around”. Like the label “hang around” placed on wannabe bass ass bikers who socialize with outlaw motorcycle gangs. Himmler’s weird little SS organization suddenly became very important to Hitler when a second private army was needed to liquidate his first private army – the Brownshirts. It seems that Captain Rohm was getting rebellious and that Hitler and Rohm had a falling out. Captain Rohm and his staff were gay, and Hitler chose to make a gay scandal out of it as a way of justifying taking the organization down. The SS provided the muscle to arrest and kill any Brownshirt opposition. From that point on, the SS rapidly gained power in Germany, and they were just as much a cult as they were a fighting organization.

      The SS had a special castle for themselves called “Wewelsburg” and Himmler thought of the SS as the reconstruction of the old Teutonic Knights. He was fascinated by occult/crackpot theories of the time, and wanted to replace the Christian cross with the Nazi swastika. He was fascinated by old Medieval tales and had a group out searching for the Holy Grail. The Spear of Destiny also fascinated Himmler. Just as Rome injected pagan beliefs into Chrisitianity to make it easier to convert pagans, Himmler wanted to inject a bunch of demonic crapola into Christianity and therefore finish it off. It seems the SS plan was to first destroy Judaism and next take down the Church.

      • Night Owl August 12, 2022 at 6:47 pm #

        The SS was never considered a joke.

        The SA was, however. The SS culled the SA, and at that point, most civilians were shitting their pants.

      • Amman August 13, 2022 at 5:45 am #

        You sound very interested in this time. How do you find David Irving and his Novel on Himmler?

        • SpeedyBB August 13, 2022 at 10:20 am #

          I’m likely one of the last standing David Irving fans, as I found his bios of criminals like Göbbels vivid, credible and realistic. I never knew of the novel on Himmler; have to check that one out.

          The free .pdf downloads of the bios, available on his website, are riddled with misspellings and odd grammatical errors. I thus volunteered to proofread and clean up the text (including clinkers like full paragraphs repeated on facing pages). He put up with my corrections, actually informing me that many of the errors could be attributed to the fact the books were scanned in India in the 1980s (!), up to a point anyway. Then in classic Irving fashion he got tired of my interference and told me to piss off.

          So off I pissed.

          But I still admire the guy and his work. He’s a fighter and a smarty.

          I don’t care about his views on the Holocaust. Or his taste in automobile colors. He’s a great historian and a fine, if somewhat clumsy and error-prone, author.

          • Amman August 13, 2022 at 12:02 pm #

            I understand his best books are the bios on Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler. Plus the 50’s classic on what the Americans and British did to Dresden.

            Personally, he reminds me of a middle school Principal.

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:23 pm #

            Yes, he had to be destroyed because he criticized Shoah Business.

        • Woodchuck August 13, 2022 at 2:56 pm #

          About all I know about Irving is he was notorious as a holocaust denier. From that point on I didn’t care to know much more about him. However now I see people claiming that he was very skilled in rooting around in historical archives and making some interesting finds. The SS had a sort of “occult bureau” called the Anenerhbe or something such. If you google “Nazis and the Occult” you’ll get over into to the wild and controversial side of history. This bureau left a big pile of documents hidden in a cave in Germany. I wonder if Irving ever got his hands on those. Legit historians can get access to those old docs.

          As a child, Himmler was known as a sulky spoilsport and tattle tale. His father was typical as a figure of the hated pedantic schoolmaster type. The sort of person Mark Twain mocked in his novels.

      • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:22 pm #

        The Night of the Long Knives. Was there ever such a night?

        Yes, Hitler didn’t like Christianity. Many can’t accept that and he hid it on the popular level, but it is true. His criticisms of it are not without merit of course, but I can see both sides.

    • Not_GeorgeT August 13, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

      If they follow the Constitution, Article I Section 8 allows for raising an army, with the funding limited to two years. Seems reason enough, since these agencies are now armies, to just defund them.

      My take is they (Founders) had a justifiable fear of standing armies.

      They did authorize a navy and post offices and post roads under the same Article and Section without such a time limit.

      Clearly it was a standing army they feared, not a navy and not post offices and post roads.

  38. MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 12:19 pm #

    People seemed to start getting that the two parties work in tandem to screw over Americans, for decades and decades. Yet come ‘election’ time, people still think THIS time will be different and magically it will all change.


    • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 12:37 pm #

      Andrew Yang has put together a new party of old party retreads.

      “Bipartisan” means “screw the people”.

    • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

      Yes, better to curse the darkness than light a single candle.

      • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 1:03 pm #

        Had a buddy who was a line engineer for the local power company. For Christmas, many years ago, I had a nice printing done, on heavy cardboard thus;

        “Tis better to light one candle, than to curse those assholes at the power company”

        Of course, he posted it on the wall of his office….

        • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 1:13 pm #

          You seek to flee from me in the dark labyrinth of humor. But I will track you down. You will not escape.

          • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 2:36 pm #

            And why shoud I worry:…Dying is easy, comedy is hard….

          • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 3:30 pm #

            Soon you’ll be saying things like, What am I? Chopped liver?

            You’re never going to get invited to Meduseld talking like that.

        • stelmosfire August 12, 2022 at 4:20 pm #

          A candle shall be lit, but the darkness will not be vanquished.

      • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 1:49 pm #

        You think voting for more lying sack of shit billionaires is akin to lighting a candle?

        LOL. OK, then.

        • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 2:55 pm #

          Bullies deploy public shame and ridicule to unjustly belittle their opponent’s valid arguments.

          In the online world, you can easily identify a bully by their liberal use of ‘LOL’ and “LMAO’ as opposed to rational discussion.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 5:08 pm #

            Shut up, drunk. 🙂

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:49 pm #

      I agree, but the 2-party system is what it is: Entrenched. My personal feeling is that neither can be dismantled, but each is capable of suddenly collapse.

      My fervent hope is that the Democrats will suddenly collapse when the Woke hysteria finally runs its course and 75% of the country turns on the Dems.

      In the meantime, MAGA efforts to wrest control of the GOP from the treasonous RINOS is a worthy activity to participate in.

      It is also worthy to continue to register one’s manifest disapproval of the the Democrats by voting – even if the elections are rigged and dishonest. To stay home and do nothing is at all simply yields the playing field entirely to the bad guys.

      At all times, one must be in the struggle – no matter how futile it appears. To give up and surrender is to die.

      • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 2:00 pm #


        Voting is playing their stupid game.

        It’s rigged.

        • Jarek August 12, 2022 at 3:53 pm #

          That’s what Trump said. You agree with Trump.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 5:09 pm #

            Sounds like he was right if he said elections are rigged. I’m OK with agreeing with him on that.

  39. oilie August 12, 2022 at 12:24 pm #

    It is always uplifting to read that James still has hope for redress for grievances. Better yet, it might come as soon as November; never mind that the deep state vote counters have already been selected. But did anyone else notice that he has quietly recognized that the Durham investigation is not going anywhere.

  40. Billy Hill August 12, 2022 at 12:36 pm #

    What this country needs is a good ol’ Special Military Operation.

    Maybe when the Russians are through in THE Ukraine (why did we always used to say “The” Ukraine? Because it was always a region, not a nation. I think it meant borderland or something like that) just maybe – please perhaps? — they could cross the Bering strait and come on down. Oh, and re-do Canada while they’re en route.

    • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 12:40 pm #

      Why did we say “the Congo” and then start saying “Congo”?

      Why did Dan Rather start saying MUS-co for a while and then switch back to saying Mas-cow?

      • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 9:15 am #

        Used to say The Cameroons too, I think. Now Cameroun.

    • Bob Polecat August 12, 2022 at 2:57 pm #

      Take off, eh?

    • Brandon Laskow August 12, 2022 at 11:11 pm #

      Ukraine does mean “borderland” but it does have its own language so that does make it a nation.

  41. Prospero August 12, 2022 at 12:48 pm #

    “They (the FBI as well as the IRS) outed themselves as an American Gestapo, dedicated chiefly to persecuting the ruling regime’s political enemies.”

    Yes, we know all about these authoritarian agencies, but any opposition to the American Gestapo will be quickly supressed. The good thing is that we know what is happening. The bad thing is that we are powerless to stop it.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:51 pm #

      Abolish the FBI and the IRS. Let federal marshals deal with violations of federal laws. Let a flat tax replace the current tax code so that no IRS is really needed any longer.

    • Disaffected August 12, 2022 at 2:18 pm #

      Russian people were powerless to stop the Soviet machine in the 70’s and 80’s too, but the Soviet Union still collapsed on its own anyway. Stubborn political resistance by the masses is the slow way around the block, but it almost always wins in the end. A totally corrupt few can only control a determined many for so long before the dam of resistance inevitably breaks and the flood waters sweep away the regime.

      • justanotherguy August 12, 2022 at 8:29 pm #

        i’ve heard it called irish democracy.

        quiet non-cooperation and sand in the gears at every turn.

        • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 9:28 pm #

          Work alone and tell no one.

  42. docmartin August 12, 2022 at 12:49 pm #

    FBI can claim they found anything without outside monitoring during the raid. It’s no different than dirty cops planting the evidence they “ find”.

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  43. Q. Shtik August 12, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

    Re: JHK’s essay today:

    Without having read any of today’s comments I must ask ‘how the hell does Jim keep track of all this shit? It is an absolute marvel.’

    I can barely keep track of my doctor and oil change appointments.

    • Disaffected August 12, 2022 at 1:53 pm #

      Well, but you’ve got Peter to keep track of too. That sounds like a full time job most days.

  44. elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

    Well, ladies and germs;

    Canada, O Canada….

    In Canada, where the politically correct Trudeau regime clearly craves recognition as a humanitarian superpower, the government has followed in the footsteps of Germany and several other European states by enshrining the official narrative in the Criminal Code, s. 319. Henceforth

    (2.1) Everyone who, by communicating statements, other than in private conversation, wilfully promotes antisemitism by condoning, denying or downplaying the Holocaust

    (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years; or
    (b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

    I, personally, think this is a good thing. For years, those bastards have been coming down from their frozen climes to insult our men and steal our women…and spread vicious lies, too.l

    I actually SAW one of those bastards writing an article about the Holocaust without capitalizing the word “holocaust”. They should all die….

    • Bob Polecat August 12, 2022 at 3:10 pm #

      In all fairness, EF, we do not “steal” your women. They naturally flock to us. It’s purely biological.


      Thank you for posting this new Canadian law. I was unaware of it but am not surprised.

      Historically, I had argued that there is no way that it was “bang[on” EXACTLY 6,000,000 Jews exterminated in the Holocaust and that, therefore, it be reasonable that people might speculate that the TRUE EXACT number be Over or Under 6,000,000.

      Although I clearly do not know the answer, I must admit that I was sort of leaning towards “taking the Under” back when I was free to think and speak however I so choose (like a free man).

      Now that it is Thought Crime in my country to “take the Under,” however, I refuse to wager.

      • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 3:37 pm #

        Truth need no law to protect itself.

        • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 5:09 pm #

          You wouldn’t know truth if it bit you in the ass with poison fangs.

          • justanotherguy August 12, 2022 at 8:31 pm #

            cats and box wine, mary

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:15 pm #

            Oh no I am WAY too much of a wine snob for boxed.

            And cats? I’d love it if I weren’t allergic.

            I also have dogs who would not allow a cat on the premises.

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:24 pm #

            Shut up, drunk.

          • Hereward the Woke August 13, 2022 at 1:43 pm #

            Is it HIM, Mary?

          • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 3:03 pm #

            Jarek’s officially become Rhett’s bitch.

            That is just priceless. Mark the day!

      • elysianfield August 13, 2022 at 10:06 am #

        “In all fairness, EF, we do not “steal” your women. They naturally flock to us. It’s purely biological”

        THAT is what I was afraid to hear….

        Is it true that “Once you go canuk American men seem to suck”?

    • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 9:10 am #

      Interesting that Trudeau does all that while having gone full-on fascist with his own people. Perhaps what he really wants to outlaw is people comparing post-covid Canada with Nazi Germay. So, by doing so, he can claim you are downplaying the Holocaust, rather than admitting to where Canada now is.

  45. Jarek August 12, 2022 at 12:57 pm #

    From Josef Bosch on Gab

    Politically, best case scenario, some people who don’t hate our people as much as the other option ostensibly gain control of the government.
    For funsies, let’s say it’s a clean sweep… majority of governorships, House, Senate, Presidency.
    Demographically, nothing’s changed… your children are now an absolutely minority in the nation, the bureaucracy is intact, higher education carries on as-is, the press operates as it always has, status quo is preserved at every financial institution, zero turnover among military leadership, and the culture’s tastemakers continue to chip away at every value you hold dear.
    So, what’s REALLY been achieved here? What does TOTAL POLITICAL VICTORY change in the short term OR the long term?
    Your country is gone… your people are all that you have now.
    Admitting as much is the first step to a new life.
    Gather as many good White people around you as humanly possible and begin building and sacrificing and struggling and insulating and preserving and hoping and loving and laughing and singing and writing and dreaming and exploring and fighting and growing and and and…
    You and I are pioneers now… we’re going to have to carve out a place for our people in this most-hostile-of-all-environments.
    And we can’t do that while reminiscing about the places we left behind, about how it could’ve been, how it should’ve been, about what was lost.
    We have to keep our eyes on the future now.

    Jarek: One mind per body. One culture per nation.

    The Ladies: It’s not fairzies!

    • Bob Polecat August 12, 2022 at 1:40 pm #

      Where we go one, we go all.

      “Good times are comin’
      I hear it everywhere I go
      Good times are comin’
      I hear it everywhere I go
      Good times are comin’
      But they’re sure comin’ slow”
      – Neil Young

      • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:26 pm #

        The wheels of justice grind exceedingly slow but exceedingly fine.

        Cotton Mather, or was it Increase?

  46. thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 1:16 pm #

    Don’t look now but the DC regime appears to be starting up a smear campaign that claims Trump was handing nuclear secrets to the Russians just like the Rosenbergs.

    Once they develop that narrative they would want to arrest him for treason, put him through a show trial, then punish him for treason.

    So, it looks like they’re going for a cleaner version of what was done to JFK.

    • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 1:26 pm #

      Nuclear secrets? To a country that has surpassed us in that endeavor?

      How stupid do the Democrats think we are?

      • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 1:51 pm #


      • thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 1:59 pm #


        Based on the lunacy we’ve seen for over two years, I’d say the Dems think we really are that stupid.

      • Soul Forensics August 12, 2022 at 5:09 pm #

        Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu: “Mr. Putin, the Washington Post says that Trump may be hiding plans to send us nuclear secrets.”

        Vladimir Putin: [throws head back and laughs for three minutes, composes self]: Thanks for the entertainment, Sergei Kuzhugetovich. But get Mishustin on the line. I’d like to upgrade the K-329 Belgorod sub. I want 6 more Poseidon torpedoes added to the carrying capacity.”

    • Beryl of Oyl August 12, 2022 at 1:26 pm #

      That could be the bait in the mole trap too.

      Say they were told the evidence was hidden in Melania’s frilly underthings, and the Mar A Lago security cameras were rolling as the FBI went all French Connection on her unmentionables.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 12, 2022 at 1:53 pm #

        I think the FBI sickos just wanted to access Melania’s closet so they could sniff her undies.

        After all, they all work for the “Sniffer-in-Chief” Joe Biden.

        We need a Congressional committee to investigate all of this unwarranted sniffin’!!!

        • BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 3:24 pm #

          Admiral Rachel Levine (Stunning & Brave) was interested in Melania’s wardrobe. Rumor exist that the dude got first dibs.

          • cowbell81 August 12, 2022 at 4:42 pm #

            I don’t think Melania and Rachel Levine (“Stunning & Brave”) are the same size, if you know what I mean.

          • SW August 12, 2022 at 4:55 pm #

            Rachel (Lovely & Lumpy) would need to sew two of them together.

          • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 9:03 am #

            Rachel is such a nice name it is a shame to see it despoiled.

    • Disaffected August 12, 2022 at 2:12 pm #

      That sounds like a logical progression from the “Russian Collusion” narrative. And it drags Putin and Russia into the same web of deceit surrounding Trump. Too bad neither Russia nor Trump give a damn about their fantasies, and as Paula D notes, the Russians are already so far ahead of us that Putin can be nothing but flattered by the accusation.

      • Hereward the Woke August 14, 2022 at 7:06 am #

        To GA: Agreed. Rachel is a lovely, biblical name that this monster besmirches. Let’s call him by his real name: Richard.

    • Amman August 13, 2022 at 6:00 am #


  47. Bob Polecat August 12, 2022 at 1:24 pm #

    “And, of course, now Mr. Epstein is dead, offed under highly mysterious circumstances while in federal custody.”

    How do we know that he is really dead? How do we know that that sick fu(k is not, right this very instant, sticking it to a 15 year-old girl in a DUMBS in Ukraine or Singapore or North Carolina?

    Because the liars told us so?

    • Lance Boyle August 12, 2022 at 1:42 pm #

      The revolution will not be televised.

    • Disaffected August 12, 2022 at 1:51 pm #

      We don’t know for sure, but we do know he was far more valuable dead than alive. He knew a little bit TOO much about far too many people.

    • Edge Lord August 12, 2022 at 3:01 pm #

      Tel Aviv

    • SW August 12, 2022 at 5:03 pm #

      I think he’s alive. His body (or somebody’s) was cremated almost immediately & Ghisalaine never looked too grief stricken. Promises were made to both of these deviants (my guess) to walk away with minor consequences. She looked genuinely shocked when she was found guilty.

  48. Paula D August 12, 2022 at 1:25 pm #

    What an excellent essay today, succinct but comprehensive.

    Watching as the Empire collapses is better with wifi. That way we know what’s going on, with the astute observers clueing us in.

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  49. malthuss August 12, 2022 at 2:00 pm #

    Escape to where? Perhaps Costa Rica?

    to the tune in west side story sing…SOMEWHERE. SOMEWHERE.

  50. Jarek August 12, 2022 at 2:04 pm #

    Have you been looking at the pictures of Mar-A-Lago? Magnificent. It is the new Meduseld, the new Golden Hall.

    • BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 3:21 pm #

      That was Marjorie Post’s estate.

      Once the world’s wealthiest woman, she has an interesting history. Amongst other things she was married to the first US Ambassador to the Soviet Union and lived in Moscow during the darkest days of the Great Terror and Stalins Show Trials. At the time the Soviet Union was desperate for cash and was looting ancient churches and royal museums thru out Russis for valuable relics, precipitous metals and rare works of art — which Marjotie Post bought for pennies on the dollar. In effect she happily took advantage of the Bolsheviks looting of Mother Russia.

      • malthuss August 12, 2022 at 4:30 pm #

        I thought it was the Jews who were robbed of their art?
        or was that only under Hitler?

        • BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 7:01 pm #

          No the Bolsheviks looted Russian & E European Churches & Museums, even private collections. Much of it ended up in museums in DC & NYC.

          Some of it has been returned to Russia in recent years.

          • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 8:21 pm #

            A…guy I know has a nice solid gold tri-color cross, on a velvet lace, that was purchased from a Butterfield Auction in the early 20’s from Russia. The cross was Eastern Orthodox in design.

            Workmanship is exquisite…(or so I’m told)

          • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 8:22 pm #

            About 3″ tall

          • malthuss August 12, 2022 at 8:34 pm #

            ely–you mean 3′ –three feet?

          • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 9:02 am #

            “No the Bolsheviks looted Russian & E European Churches & Museums, even private collections. Much of it ended up in museums in DC & NYC.”

            Since Wall St financed the Bolsheviks, that would figure.

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:30 pm #

            Bravo, Alba. People won’t come to terms with it. Now, what does it mean?

            They aren’t two different systems at all. Thus the main narrative of most of the 20th century was a fucking lie.

          • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

            No bravos due yet. I’ve just bought Anthony Sutton’s Wall St Trilogy and my husband has nabbed it first, so I haven’t even started. And they financed your man too.

      • cbeard August 14, 2022 at 8:17 am #

        How much do those precipitous metals cost per ounce?

  51. Paula D August 12, 2022 at 2:46 pm #

    Last week one of the men here had a high speed comeapart when faced with logic.
    Yep, a man, even though men are ruled by logic and women by emotion, (so sayeth the men), went ballistic with rage and vitriol.
    .Anyway, I gave my perspective as a medical control certified trauma nurse, saying that the emergency response was suspect and the Official Story clearly bogus.
    And I remembered that I had seen a school safety expert who gave his perspective also.
    So I ran across this video of that man. Anyone who prides themself on their logic should watch the video and see if they can pick holes in his case.
    https:/ /rumble .com/ v11ljz0-dear-wolfgang-revisiting-sandy-hook-documentary.html

    • Disaffected August 12, 2022 at 3:23 pm #

      Thanks for the link. Gonna watch this later today.

      • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 3:46 pm #

        My computer froze again when I was 30 minutes in, so I posted the link and did other stuff.
        Now I’m watching more and he says that he doesn’t think any child died. I actually think they did kill some kids.
        That is because I don’t think that our government draws the line at killing kids.
        Anyway, the first 30 minutes are where he asks questions like:
        How does one shooter kill 26 people so dead that no one transports them to a trauma center?
        Who made that decision?
        Why were the parents not allowed to see the bodies?
        Why didn’t the parents insist on seeing the bodies?
        Why did no ambulances respond to the scene?

        • SW August 12, 2022 at 5:21 pm #

          When that happened I think everyone was so shocked that details like this were easy to miss. I hope it was a hoax (I have no idea either way) so no kid died but why would parents say their child was dead? It makes no sense.

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 9:30 pm #

            As I said last week, I have no idea what happened to those kids, but I know that the Official Story is bullshit.

        • Night Owl August 12, 2022 at 6:40 pm #

          Stop asking questions, Paula.

          You dirty “Conspiracy Theorist!”

    • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 3:31 pm #

      “Yep, a man, even though men are ruled by logic and women by emotion, (so sayeth the men), went ballistic with rage and vitriol.”

      The NBA is chock-full of Black men.
      Therefore, Black men are good at basketball.
      Therefore, ALL Black men are good at basketball.

      The above is a real-world example of a female attempting Logic.

      • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 4:06 pm #

        Many of you men have already shown your inability to do logic- every week.
        But it took Crusher’s meltdown to show how emotional men can be.
        The circle is now complete.

        • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 4:13 pm #

          You are a dope.

          Nobody said that men have no emotion or that women have no logic. Nobody said that the most emotional man has less emotion that the least emotional woman. Ya dope.

          Please Google ‘Bell curves’ and we can logically discuss this again once you have a rudimentary understanding of ‘populations distribution.’

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 5:14 pm #

            “YOu are a dope.”

            So much logic, so little emotion.

            Hahahahaha what an absolute failure you are.

          • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 8:57 pm #

            I was a top-percentile success for the first 50 years of my life. Then I gave my Trust to a witch. Literally.

            Now I just make the best of it knowing that your judgement and public ridicule is not worth half of a pinch of dog shit, you dried-up, childless old hag.

          • Islander August 12, 2022 at 11:02 pm #

            “I was a top-percentile success for the first 50 years of my life.”

            Bwa ha ha.

            This is one of the most ridiculous statements I have ever read.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:17 pm #

            #1 Rule of Misogyny:

            Everything men do is women’s fault.

            Did your significant other somehow magically zap you into not being able to work? How did she do it? Sounds like a superpower.

            But oh yeah – women are weak and stupid and emotional. Yet one managed to take over your life?

            Not computing, dude.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:19 pm #

            Islander, he was sooooooo successful. Until he admittedly became a drunk.

            But somehow, that is his ex wife’s fault.

            His drinking, the fact he can no longer work (although sober) and still young with no disabilities.

            All the fault of women.

            LMAO. I can’t even.

          • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 1:12 am #

            Strawman, strawman, strawman, strawman ad naseum.

            I never said what you say that I said. I never thought the thoughts you claim are in my head. None of it.

            The literal Satanic witch that I Trusted (and should not have) is not my ex. She was a completely different woman entirely.

            You see? You have absolutely no clue of what you even speak while your little brain is sure that it is correct. Not a sniff.

            I do not blame anyone but myself for my many mistakes and my many sins. I repent daily asking God for His forgiveness for my many sins.

            But I also hold others responsible for their lies, deceits, reneges, Rights Violations, crimes and Human Rights Violations that stupidly cost our family over $1,500,000 that I had already scratched and earned for us. Why wouldn’t I?

            There seems to be something wrong in your little head whereby if I criticize someone, you immediately assume that I am claiming perfection for myself. It is stupid and infuriating and counter-productive and I wish that you would stop it.

            I know what I did wrong. I do not blame others for my many failings.


            ““I was a top-percentile success for the first 50 years of my life.”

            Bwa ha ha.

            This is one of the most ridiculous statements I have ever read.
            – Islander


            It is not ridiculous, Islander.
            It is true. First academically (tested 154 in high school, top of class in Computer Engineering, off-the-charts at Computer Headhunters, etc., etc., etc.) then corporate ladder-climbing then corporate income. Top percentile. TruStory

            In fact, I looked around Zuccotti Park in 2011 and thought to myself, “I’ll bet that I am the only 1%er here protesting the 1%ers.”

        • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 5:13 pm #

          Spot on, Paula. Crusher is particularly good at emotional outbursts, second only to OG/Rhett.

          That one can’t seem to contain any emotions whatsoever.

          “But women don’t do logic, only emotions.” LMAO!

          • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 8:52 pm #

            “But women don’t do logic, only emotions.”

            I never said that. Whom are you quoting?



          • messianicdruid August 12, 2022 at 8:54 pm #

            Why didn’t Otis sing this song himself?


          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 9:34 pm #

            I don’t usually pay attention to names. I just go by each person’s posts each time.
            It’s like having Alzheimers. Each post is new.
            But when someone goes ballistic it makes an impression. I’ll probably remember his name from now on.
            Just like when Redneck displayed such unseemly pleasure a couple of days ago.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:20 pm #

            OH noooo poor Rhett is being BULLIED. By women! Who only run on emotion, although he seems to be the one whining and making himself a victim.


          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:56 pm #

            Advice for poor lil’ Rhett, so abused by females & dying to be Mr. Victim of the Year:

            Hope your delicate sensibilities were not damaged by responding to you with words, and that no relapse has occured!

            If you wish to further hone your Oppression Olympics qualifications, you can go to Libs of TikTok and seek out the nonbinary and LGBTQPWERTYUIOPS with similar goals of making themselves a life-long victim. First goal? Set up a GoFundMe! If you haven’t, you’re way behind the curve! You just probably need some prodding from the trans community. They will be happy to help.

            Godspeed in your endeavors!

          • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 12:40 am #

            I require no pity nor help. I am just fine, Bully.

            This is not about me, Bully. This is about you, Bully.

            You lie, misquote, misrepresent, shame, ridicule, bluster and fling shit day in and day out. You are corrupt and you are a Bully.

            Your rantings are not worth half a pinch of dog shit. We all know that.

        • Hereward the Woke August 14, 2022 at 7:03 am #

          You folks should listen to yourself. You’re like a bunch of hissy school kids. You’re all as bad as each other. Please stop screwing up this marvelous blog with your puerile, pointless arguments.

      • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 8:17 pm #

        “The above is a real-world example of a female attempting Logic.”

        ….Do you own a weedeater?

    • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 5:28 pm #

      Going ballistic with rage and vitriol is a very male thing.

      You don’t see nearly as many women doing that.

      Is that what the dudes up her are referring to as ‘logic?” Hilarious.

      • elysianfield August 12, 2022 at 8:15 pm #

        “You don’t see nearly as many women doing that.”

        Funny story.

        A guy I knew had a wife who, for some reason, began giving nude massages to their neighbors. He objected…it became an issue. On night, she hit him with a lamp, he hit her with a hammer in defense.

        She had him arrested. Threw all of his belongings into an open boat they had on a trailer in the yard…during the winter. While he was incarcerated, she took his dog to the vet and had it put down.

        He eventually was convicted and served a year in the state pen.

        Mary, if not rage, what the fuck do you call it?

        • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:21 pm #

          Not sure what the hell that anecdotal story has to do with my comment.

          95% of violent crimes are committed by men.

          Despite the attempt to call men in dresses ‘she’ to change it up.

          • elysianfield August 13, 2022 at 10:01 am #

            “Not sure what the hell that anecdotal story has to do with my comment.”

            Well, going ballistic with rage might have several iterations.

          • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 12:09 pm #

            Did you get that story from the man?

            Case closed.

      • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 8:49 pm #

        “Going ballistic with rage and vitriol is a very male thing.

        You don’t see nearly as many women doing that.”


        “Is that what the dudes up her are referring to as ‘logic?'”



        How so?

      • GreenAlba August 12, 2022 at 9:00 pm #

        “Going ballistic with rage and vitriol is a very male thing.”

        Indeed. In many jurisdictions tolerance (not to say admiration, in some cases) of such behaviour was, until relatively recently, enshrined in law, with men being able to plead a ‘crime of passion’ to get away with murder, a benefit that was generally not extended to women.

        • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 9:29 pm #

          But was it not extended to women on account of unfair application of the law or, rather, because it rarely applied?

          Men “lose their nut” and act violently WAY more than do women.

          Testosterone v Estrogen.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:23 pm #

            But most men don’t. So I guess those men are probably just more evolved than you, yes?

          • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 12:29 am #

            I am not violent. What are you talking about? I am a pacifist (excluding hockey, of course).

            Same old, same old. Mary just keeps flinging shit like a chimp in a cage. A childless, dried-up old hag chimp.

            Sad but true.

          • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 5:38 am #

            “But was it not extended to women on account of unfair application of the law or, rather, because it rarely applied?”

            It was literally enshrined in law in certain countries (e.g. France, because it was men who made the laws (but it was, of course, also men who applied them – indeed, there are men on this very board who wish this situation to be reinstated). Just like men used to be able to put their wives in a lunatic asylum if they spoke out of turn (definition of ‘out of turn’ obviously decided by men).

            Nobody thinks like that now, except in particularly macho societies where honour killings and such are still thought to be excusable, even if not now protected by law, and enjoy high levels of societal support.

            This is not meant to be a denial that there are also ways in which the modern justice system may benefit women (e.g. fewer custodial sentences), but knowing that your husband can kill you and get away with it, or just get a couple of years for manslaughter, is not a comforting situation to be in.

          • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 5:40 am #

            *in certain countries (e.g. France), because […]*

            Missing bracket …

          • elysianfield August 13, 2022 at 11:24 am #

            Really? Funny story I heard recently:

            A guy meets his buddy in a bar. He looks like he slept in his clothes, and he had a big welt on the side of his face. His buddy asks why he is in that condition;

            “Well, my wife attacked me and threw me out of the house without any reason”

            “What”? His buddy said…”why did she attack you”

            He replys “No reason at all…she attacked me out of the blue when I walked in the door…she just went crazy”

            His buddy suggested that there must have been SOME reason for the assault.

            No reason…she just went nuts!

            :Gotta be a reason…think about it” his buddy pressed.

            The victim then said…”No reason at all…she found out I was screwing her sister, and she just went nuts:!

        • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:23 pm #

          You bet.

          Women do life for protecting themselves.

          (See: Tomekia Johnson in CA).

          Self-defense is only for guys like Kyle Rittenhouse. If you are a trafficked woman, then forget about it.

        • Hereward the Woke August 14, 2022 at 6:59 am #

          Not quite true, GA. Many French women got away with the “crime of passion” excuse too. It’s a French thing. A great example is the Mme Cailloux murder case in 1914. The lady in question was married to an important member of government. The editor of Le Figaro newspaper threatened to publish letters related to Mr C’s extra-marital affairs. Mme C shot him dead and was acquitted for a “crime passionel”. Whatever the rights or wrongs of the case, there was actually quite a lot of sympathy at the time for women who committed such crimes after being wronged by unpleasant men.

          • GreenAlba August 14, 2022 at 2:56 pm #

            I stand corrected, Hereward. But I think that in Latin American cultures, where crimes of passion are also a thing, they status quo favours men. And in some Asian cultures, honour killings are pretty much the same thing (in both Latin American and Asian cultures the murders can extend to daughters and sisters).

      • Anthea August 13, 2022 at 1:18 am #

        You also never hear of a woman being overcome by road rage.

    • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:33 pm #

      Many women can be logical. But they will only be so when it serves them. Without even thinking about it, they will turn logic off when it goes against their wishes or needs.

      Men do this too – but not so often or easily as women do. That is the difference.

      Example: Your rejection of Solzhenitsyn for his criticism of your beloved Russian Communism. Do you struggle with this? Of course not! You just rejected him out of hand. Turned off your higher functioning.

  52. Edge Lord August 12, 2022 at 2:58 pm #

    Law & Order is gone.
    As well as Fair & Impartial.
    As well as representative government/the republic

    But bear in mind:
    It is not merely Democrats vs Trump.

    It is the New World Order/Globalist Deep State/EMF/.1% elite, etc., etc.


    Populism/middle/working class/normies/consumer class/average-people/serfs/prols/plebs///////////////////////////////YOU

  53. Roundball Shaman August 12, 2022 at 3:14 pm #

    One might think that…

    Any organization that purports to serve ‘Law’ should actually… SERVE LAW. It should not serve as just another thug arm of the Lawless Predator State.

    A true arm of ‘Law Enforcement’ only can draw legitimacy and their very right to exist as such from the Social Contract of Government having a valid mutually beneficial relationship with We the People from which all arms of government are purported to draw their right to exist from.

    An arm of Law Enforcement has no legitimacy if it is born and totally in service of lawless thuggery and submission to Predatory Elitists and all those who have no loyal to the Nation.

    And when any social institution does not draw its authority from… legitimacy… it is totally at its heart void of any lawful and moral authority.

    And additional layers (and ‘laws in service of’) thuggery are necessary to carry out the lawless dictates of such ‘Law Enforcers’.


    These are existent only when there is a common acceptance of We the People being sane and rational and at least in theory working toward some kind of common good.

    Today, one might conclude that…

    People no longer seek the social foundations of sanity and rationality and a real and true social contract with government.

    Instead, People want delusion… self-gratification… the right to every form of insanity and breakage and cancellation of social norms and social arrangements that have served the human family for thousands of years.

    So… we have half of America trying to hold on to what remains of a life-preserver of sanity and a desire for a true social contact based on honesty and mutual benefit, and…

    Half of America is Living in a Fantasy (thanks, Leo Sayer).

    Trump and Biden and all those pols who stand behind them lined up neatly in two rows are but the obvious scabs over a gaping wound that now describes the Body of America. A deeply sick Nation that no long seeks health and unity but vengeance and getting even.

    You might try to treat a skin wound to make it look better. But it’s tougher when the sickness is deep within the body. So, let’s watch everyone argue over who has the better looking skin wound while we ignore the deep illness within.

    • Woodchuck August 12, 2022 at 5:59 pm #

      A deep illness within?

      We’re only ill because we can afford to be ill. Once the resources to experience self inflicted misery through fossil fuel living are unavailable, we’ll recover our health. Instead of watching tv and spending time online arguing, we’ll be engaged in activity like servicing chainsaws and checking out our wood splitting gear. Others will be engaged in back yard gardening cores along with preserving food at home. When the car culture implodes it will take down many other activities like shopping in giant grocery stores. The practice of making clothing at home will begin once again and move back into the position it had in the 50’s. You either figure out how to use patterns and a sewing machine or you root around in used clothing stores for stained stuff in poor condition. Want the best and the new? Make it yourself or fuggedaboutit. The only self gratifiction available will be that of having the skills to make something with your hands that you formerly depended on a poorly paid Asian worker to do for you. Self sufficiency in the future will feel much better than self gratification.

      • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 8:48 pm #

        i’ve read your posts a couple of times in this vein – it is a good simple dose of realism.

        what you describe has given this culture the leisure and restlessness to believe stupid things, things that divide us. we search for solutions for the sense of malaise that infects many of us. divisory beliefs like feminism, that lead to silly contention between individuals withing the most necessary and fundamental complementary pairing in creation.

        yesterday, i brought my son to his weekly flying lesson. the cfi is a real gem of a human, and is giving my son those lessons in exchange 2 for 1, hours of work.

        as we were wrapping up, bill (lets call him) was doing what he could to interest my son in an exercise for damaged but savable local kids, building a large and complex model airplane. my son is not the type to jump up and down withe enthusiasm, and finding time is going to be a challenge.

        on the way home, we talked about how in days longer past, it was natural for elders to mentor the youth – bill is trying to get my son to see and learn that the responsibility starts as an early habit.

        lately, the recent retiree attitude looks more like “we are going to live it up and bounce the check to the undertaker”. no wonder this country is on the skids.

        woodchuck, i will enjoy every time you make and expand upon this point. i would only add – teach the kids at the same time.

        peace, and thanks.

      • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 8:58 pm #

        ps to add, one of the watchwords between my bride and i, with respect to raising our beloved children, is when i say “quit following him around with a diaper”…

        she has a tough time seeing when its time to choose between nurturing, and letting him become a man.

        a few weeks ago, we found out he had been doing some stupid, risky crap with some people his age that are stomping that old path down.

        it’s in many kid’s natures, but especially boys, to take risks and challenge them selves. last week, it was 90 and 100% humidity, but time for him to ride his bike to work – she (in concern, of course) piped up “this seems like heatstroke weather”.

        we had just finished cleaning the gutters, good job for a hot day, but hearing her say that, i had to say “here we go again”.

        next thing out of my mouth was “bud, i’ll ride up with you”. and we did. i pushed myself to keep up with him, but we both got a good experience. and had some very sweaty fun.

        again between she and i later – to the effect – “if you fear every time he has the urge to take a risk and prevent it, he will take stupid risks behind our backs, like 3 weeks ago”

        i complement any man (and his mom) well raised by a single mother, because about 85% of the men in jail had no father in their home.

  54. tom clark August 12, 2022 at 3:14 pm #

    This 1’s 4 Q…for the daily tally.

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  55. Edge Lord August 12, 2022 at 3:35 pm #

    “We will have systematic population reduction, forced sterilization, or anything else which the planners deem necessary to establish absolute control in their humanitarian utopia. But to enforce these plans you must have an all-powerful world government. You can’t do this if individual nations have sovereignty. And before you can facilitate the

    Great merger

    you must first centralize control within each nation, destroy the local police and remove the guns from the hands of the citizenry. You must replace our once free Constitutional Republic with an all powerful government.”

    Gary Allen, Larry Abraham authors.

    Published: 1971.


    • SW August 12, 2022 at 5:18 pm #

      I’ve thought from the very beginning of the Defund the Police slogan that the logic behind it (and mindlessly parroted by BLM a& Antifa) was to abolish local police, let the crime wave crest & then use it as an excuse for an “emergency measure” to install a national police force.

      I don’t own a gun, have never shot a gun & never will but I’ve done a complete 180 on gun ownership. People can keep their guns but no one under 21 can buy one.

  56. BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 4:03 pm #

    Actress Ann Heche has died.

    Another tragic story from ‘Hollywood Babylon.’

    • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 4:07 pm #

      She sure enjoyed a good pie.

      Too soon?

    • stelmosfire August 12, 2022 at 4:24 pm #

      Hetch Hetchy died a long time ago. Sacrificed on the altar for The a-holes in CA.

      • Paula D August 14, 2022 at 1:12 pm #

        That was said to have broken John Muir’s heart.

    • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 5:14 pm #

      Not really, seemed like she did her best to off herself. C’est la vie (or la morte).

    • Soul Forensics August 12, 2022 at 5:17 pm #

      Have to disagree BRH. I know you’re using “tragedy” in its common, desecrated sense, but the contemporary term too often gets conflated with its original, powerful meaning: a fall (and spiritual regeneration) after a great height. Heche was never great, and she certainly never ascended in any notable way.

      • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 5:25 pm #

        Agree. She relied more on trying to get attention off-screen and her abilities were not stellar. Plus she was an embarrassing drunk, and that did her no favors. I just saw a video of her ‘out on the town’ and it was cringeworthy. Completely drunk out of her mind, trying to sign autographs for fans.

        • Paula D August 13, 2022 at 12:01 pm #

          Is this the woman that was married to Ellen DeGeneras?

          • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 12:11 pm #


      • BackRowHeckler August 12, 2022 at 7:12 pm #

        I like Mob Films and think she did a pretty good job in Donny Brasco.

        Granted she wasn’t a great actress, but she did have a career. Hollywood history is one of my subjects, and quite a few actresses ended up similar to Ann Heche, going back to when the film industry started in Hollywood in 1916. Others, like Mae West & Heddy Lamar, were very successful.

        • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 7:57 pm #

          I will admit to being less than objective when it comes to people who drive wasted out of their minds.

          One killed my cousin, it was devastating. Also happened in Los Angeles. The woman (who tried to flee the scene but was trapped by good samaritans) got only 4 years. These people then come out of prison and do it again.

          Privileged people (like Paul Pelosi and Anne Heche, etc.) rarely see jail time, they just go to fancy detox, then start the whole cycle over again a few months later.

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 9:39 pm #

            And Bruce Jenner.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:25 pm #

            Yes, Jenner killed a woman in traffic, absolutely nothing happened to him.

            Alec Baldwin shot his cinematographer, no accountability.

            Latter wasn’t drunk driving but same kinda shit…

        • Soul Forensics August 12, 2022 at 8:07 pm #

          Successful actors need a stable personality since Hollywood amplifies personality problems. And most actors are narcissistic by nature.

          Peter Sellers said he didn’t have a core of identity. He couldn’t differentiate between himself and the characters he played.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:26 pm #

            That is very sad to me, as having identity crisis is really a horrible way to go through life.

            I am thankful though that he left us such amazing work.

        • Amman August 13, 2022 at 7:04 am #

          I did not know that role was played by her. I recall her role in “The Juror,” a sort-of-a Mob film, where the Mobster forcibly OD’s her character to send a message…

          instagram dot com/reel/Cg7wlTjsTAR/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading

    • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:36 pm #

      “I became a lesbian when I met Ellen Degeneres.”

      She also met extraterrestrials, she said. I think she wrote a book about it.

      • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 9:11 pm #

        she also slept around, reportedly a lot, with many men. but, gotta have it all. probably nuked her ability to pair bond.

        it kills me that some feminists adopt a persona such that a gazing in the mirror, they do so much to see themselves and become the fantasy that attracts them. lots of mannish characteristics.

        i never found such women attractive. 200000 years of humans together, and feminism has a better way? qui bono, really?

      • Hereward the Woke August 14, 2022 at 6:51 am #

        What is the fascination with this vacuous, evil woman?

  57. wm5135 August 12, 2022 at 4:21 pm #

    “The reality they don’t want you to see is that the intel-and-surveillance agencies of our Republic have taken on a rogue life of their own as a dominant “fourth branch of government,” and that some time ago they embarked on a crime spree against anyone threatening their operations.” JHK

    been in the open since 1947 – they do not give an aerial fornication if “you” see it or not

    the dope in the “rope a dope” is anyone who believes we are not seeing 2016 redux

    all the media and all the media’s men will put Donald together again

    if your take away is that the DOJ embarrassed itself at Mar a Lago, you should be embarrassed by your naivete’

    Have a pleasant weekend

    • Amman August 13, 2022 at 6:31 am #

      Machine guns! They had ‘effin machines guns. Yeah, it’s the new normal all right.

  58. stelmosfire August 12, 2022 at 4:31 pm #

    FBI chumps rummage through Melania’s underwear drawer looking for Nuclear secret codes. Reminds me of Paulie Walnuts poking around in Adriana La Cerva’s underwear on the Sopranos. Fiction becomes true life.

    • cowbell81 August 12, 2022 at 4:40 pm #

      I am sure some nice gifts were taken home for their wives to wear in a role-play situation. Otherwise, maybe even some of those male FBI agents are kinky enough to wear the panties themselves on their off hours.

      • Soul Forensics August 12, 2022 at 5:28 pm #

        Off hours? Isn’t part of the ‘thrill’ of dressing up in oppo-sex undies that one is being naughty in public without anyone being the wiser?

        Though Jerry Nadler in G-string while filling his pants without protection is a story I’d love to read about (sans images).

        • justanotherguy August 12, 2022 at 8:41 pm #

          j. edgar set the standard for the fibbies on that matter long ago.

    • Night Owl August 12, 2022 at 6:37 pm #


      I can’t even anymore.

      This has moved on from clown world to something I cannot even categorize.

      • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 9:16 pm #

        BCW = Beyond Clown World

        • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 9:24 pm #


          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:52 pm #

            Are you sure it didn’t hurt your feelz? Being that I’m a bully and all.

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:39 pm #

            Thank you for finally admitting it, Mary.

          • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 3:06 pm #

            Jarek ‘n’ Rhett: When grown men regress to second grade.

            Isn’t it adorable?

  59. beekeeper August 12, 2022 at 4:53 pm #

    The existence of a rogue intelligence community within the top echelons of the United States government is nothing new. It started with J. Edgar Hover when Truman was president, although the roots go back into FDR’s time.

    Compartmentalization within the FBI and CIA communities makes any attempt at tracking projects and responsibilities very difficult if not impossible. Even the directors of the intel agencies do not know and cannot know all of the various cells within those agencies. Probably the most responsible and trackable intel groups are those within the military.,

    Eisenhower warned us about the “Military/Industrial Complex”. Today the interwoven entanglements of the Congress and the MIC are pretty much beyond any attempts by the citizens to hold those government agencies and the private sector lobbyists and bribers who steer and control our federal government.

    A total house-cleaning is way overdue in our federal government.

    • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 9:41 pm #

      J. Edgar Hoover started during WW1 when the government was persecuting and prosecuting citizens who spoke out against the war.
      He had a 50 year “career” prosecuting dissidents, while denying that there was any such thing as a Mafia.

  60. PeteAtomic August 12, 2022 at 4:56 pm #

    A perfect example of a deep state operative is the character Colonel Baker, from the last episode of Miami Vice “Freefall”. Col. Baker is tasked with manipulating western hemisphere interests on behalf of one of the ‘dozen intel agencies’:

    Crockett: “Is it about protecting dictators, and letting drug dealers go free? Is that it?”

    Col. Baker: “Take a look at the map, Crockett. Real estate is turning red all over this hemisphere. Your brand of law and order went out with Wyatt Earp. There is only two things that count– American interests, and anything that’s counter to them…”

    Tubbs: “You are what is counter to them, Baker. You and all those slick, deal making lawyers.”

    Col. Baker: “I don’t make policy, I enforce it.”

    Crockett: “…and cover it up when it goes wrong.”

    Col. Baker: “That’s right. And I’ve got carte blanche, baby. I could shoot you, right now. Easy….”

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    • thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 10:56 pm #


      Thank you for this post.

      It is just one small example of why Miami Vice is one of the greatest, if not the greatest television series of all time.

      • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 6:12 am #

        The UK recently passed a law permitting members of the intelligence agencies and others to commit crimes with impunity in the pursuance of their duties, up to and including murder, as far as I am aware. I think it includes police and military. So it won’t even be covert. It covers other agents of the state too – can’t remember which. Iain Davis covers it well, both on his own site (In-this-together) and on UKC. We’ve already had the Police, Crimes, Courts and Sentencing Bill, which almost outlaws protest, and are just waiting for the Online Safety [Censorship] Bill, which has been put back till autumn. Then we’re into the sunlit uplands of total dictatorship. Fun times coming, with more jabs.

        I think I am going to predict that they will eventually be quite open about the purpose of the various mRNA jabs too, while forcing people to take them. Once they have total digital control. Could be wrong, obviously – it might stay more Logan’s Run.

  61. MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 5:23 pm #

    CDC Drops Quarantine, Distancing Recommendations, as 1.3 Million COVID Vaccine Injuries Reported to VAERS

    “VAERS data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show 1,379,438 reports of adverse events from all age groups following COVID-19 vaccines, including 30,162 deaths and 251,075 serious injuries between Dec. 14, 2020, and Aug. 5, 2022.”


    • Soul Forensics August 12, 2022 at 5:36 pm #

      And the conjecture (with good reasoning) is that these numbers only represent anywhere between a tenth to a hundredth of all cases.

      • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 6:12 pm #

        Yes. Thank you. I should have added that.

        • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 9:21 pm #

          its good to see that kind of post – thank you.

          i’m still stunned by the way so many people now violently defend the fear based narrative.

          very entertaining and enlightening collection of memes and tweets-:


    • Night Owl August 12, 2022 at 6:36 pm #

      That conspiracy theorist “list of stuff to come” sure is an impressive thing.

      How many more things will come true, I wonder?

      Rednut? Slur? Thoughts?

      • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 7:59 pm #

        Rednut can’t get past his orgasmic joy over the Mar-a-Lago raid. I don’t know if anything will ever excite him that much again.

        • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 8:29 pm #

          He should watch this but he won’t:


        • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 8:38 pm #

          You don’t even know him. Man, you say some weird shit.

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 9:08 pm #

            You don’t even know me. Man, you say some weird shit.

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 9:16 pm #

            You don’t have to know him to notice his inordinate spasms of excitement when Trump was violated.

          • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 9:23 pm #

            “I don’t know if anything will ever excite him that much again.”

            Of course she doesn’t. She does not even know the guy!

            Mary slings shit. Day in and day out. She is a bully and bullies need be stood up to. Bullies need have their shit called for what it is: shit.

          • Paula D August 12, 2022 at 9:44 pm #

            True, Rhett. If Trump was murdered, that might top it.
            I just hope he doesn’t spurt all over the thread if that happens.
            Get a room!

          • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:41 pm #

            Rhett the big tough male is afraid of little ol’ me?

            Maybe it’s the damage to his nervous system from years of drinking.

            I can think of 1000 things scarier than me that you’d come across in everyday life.

            Go figure.

          • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 12:24 am #

            I never said that I am scared of you, Bully. Just the opposite, in fact: I said that bullies need be stood up to.

            Why would I be scared of an online dried-up, childless old spinster? That does not even make any sense.

          • Anthea August 13, 2022 at 1:58 am #

            @ Rhett Dawson:

            Meh. In this instance, I’d say it’s Redneck Liberal who’s the bully.

            Mary did not say that she knew the guy. She said that he was “orgasmic” (rhetorically speaking) about the Mar-a-Lago raid. Which is (rhetorically speaking) true, as demonstrated by his comments.

            I don’t know what you’re PMSing about.

          • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 12:13 pm #

            I have 100% control of Rhett’s peabrain ATM, it would appear.

            Livin’ rent free!

    • thirdcoastlegend August 12, 2022 at 10:58 pm #


      Thank you for this information.

      I’m trying to get excited about the CDC’s pullback on the Cv regulations, but the pit of my gut is screaming that this is just a sign that the controllers are playing possum and that something far, far worse in on the way in the near future.

      • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:42 pm #

        They have so much worse coming. Because no one is calling them on their banana republic/totalitarian tactics.

        Rough times ahead.

  62. anmariwakaranai August 12, 2022 at 6:53 pm #

    In spiritual news, word is if you convert you will have peace amidst the famine, persecution and war.
    And water will be severely rationed if available at all.
    Theives oil available at health stores and dabbed on your earlobes will protect you from the coming plagues.

    Central America will be a gathering place for the people of God.

    I checked out immigration to Mexico. You need 100k and/or proof of a hefty monthly income.

    The mini judgement approaches. Make your peace with God re; pride, theft, jealousy, anger, sloth, (can be depression), sexual sins, envy.

    Examinations of conscience are available online.

    • Bob Polecat August 12, 2022 at 9:43 pm #

      Thank you, anmari.

      A relocation to Mexico is not feasible for most. Myself, I must attempt to weather Trials & Tribulations from here in Saskatchewan.

      I repent daily for my sins (past and present).

      I do not know about Thieves Oil. How/why does dabbing it on our ear-lobes protect us from the coming plagues, please and thanks?

      • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:53 pm #

        Ha! Friend of mine just moved there and has an apt. for $200 a month near the beach.

        • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 12:19 am #

          Your point being … ?

          • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 12:14 pm #

            Do you have a reading comprehension disorder?

        • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:47 pm #

          Which Mexican state? The Atlantic side is very humid, the Pacific, delightful. So probably the Atlantic.

          • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 3:07 pm #

            No she’s on the Pacific side.

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 3:42 pm #

            200 on the Pacific side? Must be very remote indeed. Paradise? Who knows? Maybe. Mexico has a lot of coast and why would the gangs bother with a very isolated place?

    • mitchellc August 12, 2022 at 9:44 pm #

      That’s literally pocket change for anyone with equity in CA real estate

      The rush is on as seemingly everyone has realized the same lies also appliy to MX. Stay out of cartel biz, they stay out of you. Not true in USA where targeted racial hate crimes are not only tolerated but encouraged

      The next 2 weeks are the Baja beach music festival. 20 somethings either dont know or don’t care about big picture. They are here to party, and let me tell you, at only 6:30 they’re ready to pop.

      • BackRowHeckler August 13, 2022 at 6:30 am #

        ‘Daddy Yankee’ is the headline act.

        A few years ago a couple young guys from Australia disappeared while touring Baja California — eventually their bodies were found along with their burned out vehicle. The bodies had their heads missing.

        • stelmosfire August 13, 2022 at 8:08 am #

          Someone needed gear for a pick-up game of Aztec Croquet.

        • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 9:35 pm #

          toured baja on a bicycle about 25 years ago – and have some friends that just moved there last year.

          still mx curious, but do you know if they fracked up, or is this the more random danger story?

    • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

      Central America: One of the most dangerous place son Earth. But because of the weak central government, it actually might be a refuge from the nascent global state.

      • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:46 pm #

        correction: places on Earth. But place son Earth is fascinating too….

        • Q. Shtik August 13, 2022 at 1:52 pm #

          Central America: One of the most dangerous place son Earth. – Jarek


          On that cheery note… son Thom just finished his summer semester in nursing school (he aced it) and is now on vacation in Nicaragua with his common law spouse.

          As far as I know they are both still alive, free of bullet wounds, and having a good time.

      • Soul Forensics August 13, 2022 at 1:37 pm #

        Yep. Go to world crime stats for cities. Most cities in Mexico are very high in every category. And if you manage to find a corner where it’s relatively safe, you’re still in danger of receiving a shakedown by cops who target gringos with jewelry and expensive cars and clothes. Gov’t corrupt at all levels.

        Max Igan, who commentates on the global takeover, escaped Australia for Mexico, and now raves about how great and welcoming MX is. And he’s in the 2021 murder capital of the world, Tijuana! Of course, he does his videos while walking on a one-mile stretch outside his rental, and keeps indoors otherwise, on the outskirts.

        • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 3:09 pm #

          People who think they can escape to Mexico are deluded.

          This from a Mexican citizen (sorry I don’t have a link, it’s from telegram):

          “Well, let me tell you that in Mexico that the narcos and the government ARE THE SAME. These bastards have a political and social endgame. It is the usual recipe: first they provoke fear and then they come to provide the “solution”, which in this case of the drug war will end up being the militarization of the country with the National Guard. That has been one of the objectives of the last 4 decades that the puppet governments have had to fulfill, and it seems that the puppet government in turn, MORENA, is going to achieve it, if not in this six-year term, then in the next with Ebrard. And of course a number of new social control measures with the excuse of security, such as biometric digital identity.

          In each six-year term, the federal government is backed by one or another cartel… This six-year term, the privileged cartel due to its links with the puppet imposed by the financial elites (AMLO) is the Sinaloa cartel.

          But in the end, the entire drug and arms business worldwide belongs to vulture funds like BlackRock and Vanguard. “

          • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 9:40 pm #

            sounds realistic, in an ultimate realist kind of way. no such thing as long term goodness place anywhere probably.

            used to think sri lanka must be nice – and now we can see *again* – these globalist goons are why we can’t have nice things. want it all for themselves.

            totally obvious right? but so abstract and deniable…

  63. tom clark August 12, 2022 at 9:02 pm #

    #2 4 Q’s tally. Probably still won’t get me on the “elite” list.

  64. Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 9:53 pm #

    Hey ladies!

    FYI – A very good woman brought me apple pie today. I am going to have a piece a la mode right now …

    • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 10:00 pm #

      Mmmm. So good, that was!

      I’m going to text her right now and let her know how much her loving efforts are greatly appreciated.

      • Rhett Dawson August 12, 2022 at 10:18 pm #

        She was so very pleased that her efforts are appreciated. Further, she informed me that she has fresh peaches coming in from British Columbia and that I will be enjoying a fresh peach pie soon.

        Good women truly make the world go ’round!

        • Anthea August 13, 2022 at 11:09 am #

          @ Rhett Dawson:

          You are of course aware that you now have a social obligation to reciprocate the lady’s kindness in some way. (The main reason I mention this is because I’m pretty sure you don’t know that.)

          • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 12:03 pm #

            I had an obligation to thank the good woman who brought me pie but, after what society did to me, I have absolutely no obligations to society. As far as I’m concerned: Society can go fu(k itself.

            I’m here waiting for Truth & Justice.

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:50 pm #

            Good women love to watch men eat their cooking, Ant. Sounds like you’ve never had this experience.


          • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 3:10 pm #

            You guys must be time-travelers from the 1800s.


          • GreenAlba August 13, 2022 at 5:04 pm #

            “Good women love to watch men eat their cooking,”

            Given that fruit pies are full of sugar, which is a toxin, perhaps the old saying that ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’ is referring to acute coronary disease. 🙂

            Perhaps the good women are the ones who push the vegetables.

      • Islander August 12, 2022 at 11:12 pm #

        Mmmm. So weird, that was!

        This rhobot has been programmed with some silly syntax.

        • MaryQueen August 12, 2022 at 11:43 pm #

          He’s a dry drunk, that’s how they do….

        • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 12:16 am #

          It is actually an Archie Bunker quote.

          • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 12:17 am #

            And weird is good. Let your freak flag fly!

          • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 12:15 pm #

            You’re not weird, you’re just obnoxious.

          • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 3:12 pm #

            You don’t say, Mary? I find that very odd since people who have actually met me my whole life regularly insist that I am, indeed, weird. You, on the other hand, have never met me but you know me better than they do? Ya “think”?

            Or, rather, are you just full of shit and spout your inane garbage in an authouritive manner to appear like you’re not an inane moron?

            I’d ask that you be honest … but what’s the point? You truly believe your deluded thoughts so your corruption is not even lying to you.

            No wonder no man would father off-spring out of you. Yuck!

            Oh well, your unfulfillment is Earth’s Godsend. Darwin in real-world practice.

          • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 5:02 pm #

            Bipolar fits are extra sad because the spouter of the nonsense and vitriol thinks that they are impressing everyone. A sense of grandiosity is part of the delusion. You’ve already said you’re bipolar, why not throw your fits elsewhere instead of on James’ blog?

            It’s cringeworthy.

          • Bob Polecat August 13, 2022 at 8:02 pm #

            “the spouter of the nonsense and vitriol thinks that they are impressing everyone”

            Yet downstream Mary derides Jar for claiming to know others’ thoughts.

            Pot … Kettle.

        • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

          John McCain: The economy is strong
          It collapsed a few hours later.

          Islander: Putin isn’t going to invade.
          He invaded a few hours later.

          • Q. Shtik August 13, 2022 at 1:59 pm #

            Good women love to watch men eat their cooking – Jar


            Old proverb: The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.

          • Paula D August 13, 2022 at 5:13 pm #

            ER version
            The fastest way to a man’s heart is straight through his chest wall.

  65. mumbai August 12, 2022 at 11:56 pm #

    Interesting that the search warrant was issued pursuant to offences under the Espionage Act.
    This ancient piece of legislation, from the WWI era, has rarely been used.
    The only occasion in modern times that it has be used is against Assange.
    Nice symmetry for those who recall the Orange Ogre bellowing during the2016 campaign “I LOVE WIKILEAKS” and urging them to release Killary’s 33,000 emails.
    Hopefully they could share a cell at the Supermax in Florence CO.

    • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 12:43 am #

      President Trump should have pardoned Assange. Him not doing so for 4 years as POTUS was grievous.

      • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

        Trump said he was going to release a stack of classified documents a foot high before he left office.

        But he never did. He did a few bullshit pardons, but it was almost all just quid pro quo stuff with nothing to do with public interest or the war against the Uniparty and their slavery agenda.

  66. Amman August 13, 2022 at 5:01 am #

    “Just my luck. Taylor has left her full time job after saying something about pursuing her acting dreams. Someone new, Emily, has now taken over and she tells me I might get published next week.

    This business is murder.”


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  67. BackRowHeckler August 13, 2022 at 5:43 am #

    To pick up an earlier thread …

    For an example of an actor whose personal life wasn’t much different from the roles he played in film and TV, look up Lawrence Tierney. A tough street guy on screen, a tough street guy on the streets of NYC & LA. Spent quite a bit of time in various lockups. Quentin Tarantino cast Tierney in ‘Resevoir Dogs’, perhaps to lend to the movie a patina of authenticity — Tierney (by this time an old man) was too real for even Tarantino.

    Another was actor James Caan, who was linked to the Genovese Crime Family and was a close associate of Mob Kingpin Mush Russo.

    • BackRowHeckler August 13, 2022 at 7:29 am #

      Correction: Mush Russo was a honcho in the Bonnano Crime Family, not Genovese. He was an interesting character. Mush lived in a mansion in Oyster Bay near the Roosevelt Estates; he made his fortune in Carting, that is, trash collection on Long Island. One time, out on his motoryacht on LI Sound with his grandchildren, he rescued people whose boat had sunk. The Feds kept arresting Mush and he’d do stretches in Federal Prison. When asked by a reporter “Mush, you’re an old man, you have all the money you’ll ever need, why not just retire? Why continue in mob life?”

      Mush answered, “I’m a Gangster, I’ve been a Gangster my whole life; it’s all I know.”

      • stelmosfire August 13, 2022 at 8:17 am #

        Nothing wrong with being a true gangster. Not like the gangsters glorified in the MSM today (rappers, illegals,ballers, fentynal dealers, ) Old schooler paisons lived by the code “No innocents hurt”. I wish the politicians running this country had such a code.

        • Anthea August 13, 2022 at 11:28 am #

          Any time I have had peripheral dealings with Mafia or Mafia types, I’ve always found them to be fair and honest. Historically, the businesses they’ve been involved in were gambling, booze (when it was illegal), and prostitution–and also doubtless drugs. When you’re engaged in something illegal, enforcement of contractual agreements is necessarily extra-legal. Dishonesty is a particularly poor business practice when your customers can’t file a civil suit against you or report you to the Better Business Bureau.

        • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 1:00 pm #

          Yes, there’s some truth there. Hell’s Angels are said to have the same code. And Whitey Bulger protected South Boston from many bad elements.

          Great Kings go beyond the Criminal Code, but many did not even live up to it. Obama certainly did not and does not.

    • Amman August 13, 2022 at 1:28 pm #

      Ernest “Chili” Palmer. MOb connected but now an actor/IMDB.

  68. Redneck Liberal August 13, 2022 at 7:05 am #

    Any Lauren Boebert fans out there?


    • stelmosfire August 13, 2022 at 9:30 am #


      • stelmosfire August 13, 2022 at 9:31 am #

        I’ve got a thing for librarian glasses.

        • stelmosfire August 13, 2022 at 9:33 am #

          I was a remedial reading student in 1965 and my teacher was hotter than lava. Of course I was 7 YO and impressionable.

          • stelmosfire August 13, 2022 at 9:43 am #

            I was woke at that moment. Woke to intelligent women who knew the Dewey Decimal system and were dressed respectably in business casual and were willing to point a young curious mind to a quest for knowledge. Boy do I miss the old library.

          • stelmosfire August 13, 2022 at 10:48 am #

            I would spend hours in there poking around the old texts. . I was a freak. I would read encyclopedias. If it was not for the lead paint from the gasoline and the windowsills I chewed on at my house i would be a idiot savant.

        • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 11:58 am #

          Hot librarian in glasses. I know what you mean!

          • Disaffected August 13, 2022 at 12:12 pm #

            Ditto. Something about the glasses look. Looks of stern reprobation through glasses lowered on the nose. Yes ma’am, I’ve been a very bad boy! LOL!

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 1:02 pm #

            Boebert is a mouse, a hot mouse…..

  69. Amman August 13, 2022 at 7:12 am #

    Possible Conversation at the Pearly Gates

    Salman: Well, Hello
    Heche: Hello

    Salman: Gosh, you’re so young. What happened?

    Heche: Car crash. You?

    Salman: They put me on a ventilator and injected me with Remdesivir

    *THE END*

    • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 11:50 am #

      Ha! Good punchline. I didn’t see that coming.

  70. MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 13, 2022 at 9:40 am #

    What pisses me off is that the majority of this country actually believes that Trump should eventually end up behind bars. I mean, he was a president, and by definition and history every single one of them is basically a war criminal that gets a pass…but, he’s actually done far less harm than most. He’s just a dickhead when he expresses himself…okay.

    Why is GW sitting on his TX porch with no worries in the world?

    Why does Wild Bill still go into an office in NY (for some reason?) with no worries in the world?

    Why does Barry Soetero get to ride off into the sunset with 30 million pages of documents from his time in office with no worries in the world?

    Hell, why is Jimmy Carter viewed as a saint? (many would be surprised at the crimes he’s been privately accused of )

    All these people did horrible things…sometimes because they had to, sometimes because their dad had a beef with Saddam Hussein and their VP was an evil deep state overlord tool (“ahem, paging Dr. Cheney”).

    Yet they’re floating “espionage” accusations at Trump for having some papers from HIS office when he was president. If they were in a library, they’d be just dandy to exist. Yet he’ll never get a library…which is fine, because he’s probably never read a book in his life…nor did he write anything of note beyond some amusing tweets. But I tell ya, neither has really any other president going back 50 years. Hell, I’d venture say there are only a dozen or so in our entire history that were truly worthy of the position.

    And I have friends and family that actually think this crap all has merit. Not only that, they trust that whatever the FBI says they have…is true. Like they couldn’t just slip a few memos into that box and claim espionage, or high treason. It hurts my brain.

    We have been programmed into stupid. Sam Clemens would puke at what this country has become.

    • JohnAZ August 13, 2022 at 9:44 am #

      So would the FF.

      Remember the mantra of the Left is if you do not agree with the law as it exists, either change it or if you cannot, ignore it and do what you want anyway.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 13, 2022 at 11:17 am #

        The Founding Fathers would hit us over the head with mallets like Moe trouncing Larry.

        Yet “we’re smarter and more evolved” than them, if you ask 8 of 10 people on the street.

        Nope, we’re dumber. A Home Depot and a Chipotle in every town does not an evolved society make.

    • SoftStarLight August 13, 2022 at 11:56 am #

      And what makes you think it’s a majority that wants Trump behind bars? From everything I see it is the exact opposite. It’s a very small minority that is actually orchestrating all of this. And the purpose of the media is to provide them an incessant megaphone to create a perception that their propaganda is the majority view. For the gullable that is all it takes.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 13, 2022 at 12:39 pm #

        Just my circle, SSL. Everyone on one side of my family sees things the way I do, and *everyone* on the other side of my family sees it the opposite. I guess I’m just taking my limited sample set and extrapolating that out to the general world. Perhaps I’m wrong. But five minutes on Twitter would suggest I’m not entirely wrong. There is a lot of head-in-the-sand crazy out there. From “smart” people, too.

        • Anthea August 14, 2022 at 12:32 am #

          I’m not so sure that those “people” on Twitter are real. Most of them are probably bots–or paid shills.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 13, 2022 at 12:57 pm #

        Mr friends, that’s a different story. With the exception of two or three, everyone is lefty Koolaid. This is why I voice my thoughts here, because it’s not worth it to even try holding those conversations with most of them.

        • SoftStarLight August 13, 2022 at 1:57 pm #

          If they’re your friends it is worth it no?

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 13, 2022 at 2:00 pm #

            We know to focus on other things. Problem solved.

          • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 10:40 pm #

            happens everywhere – strict rule of mine – no discussion of anything remotely political with anyone at work. even is they seem to be sympathetic with views here generally, work is almost always a gossip and rumor factory.

            hate that crap – used to be, any disagreement, it was in the open and either an honest fight or dropped…

    • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

      As Trump said of W, he didn’t say a word about politics for years, only breaking his silence to criticize him. Innies and outies.

      Trump isn’t one of them, apparently. Maybe he wishes he was. But it’s about more than just money. He’s stuck in some very awkward no man’s land – and that’s fatal.

    • Night Owl August 14, 2022 at 2:41 am #

      “And I have friends and family that actually think this crap all has merit. Not only that, they trust that whatever the FBI says they have…is true. Like they couldn’t just slip a few memos into that box and claim espionage, or high treason. It hurts my brain.”

      It is nearly as bad here in Europe, only the names change. In Germany, anything that is anti-establishment (the establishment being the German Uniparty of the FDP, Greens, CDU, and SDP) are lambasted as Nazis, right-wing extremists, etc. The Bundesnachrichtendienst is the equivalent of the criminal FBI. Political opposition at every level is monitored and, if they have any power and speak out, raided by federal agents.

      The recipe is the same around the world, and it things have come to a head at the same time nearly everywhere because we are all run by a global criminal mafia.

      As sad as the situation is, the amount of truth that has come to light over the past 6-7 years is something for which we should be thankful.

  71. JohnAZ August 13, 2022 at 9:41 am #

    Donald Trump is the biggest enemy the fifty year Liberal globalist takeover campaign in the US has had to face in its bid for power.


    He must be destroyed and the campaign to do so has entered another phase with the raid. The electorate has blown off the Jan. 6 investigation per the polls. The Deep State is in a panic. It’s primary spokesperson re the Investigation, is going to be primaried big time on Tuesday. Good riddance to a relic from the Bush dynasty GOP.

    The Deep State is really getting pissed. They have tried every lie, every dirty political trick in the book to put down Trump in the eyes of the Deplorables. It has not worked. Now they are crossing the lines in desperation. Will they turn Trump into a martyr?

    BTW, Trump is winning by default. He left behind a fairly stable US when he left office. The Dem mob has made a shambles of the US since 2021. Trump and his minions have reversed the strategy, they are allowing the Dem Deep State show how inept its program is.

    • SoftStarLight August 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm #

      Oh ok wow! So there’s gonna be a pig roast this coming Tuesday you say?

      • JohnAZ August 13, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

        Yes, in Wyoming.

        I hope the sweet smell of pig emanates nation wide.

        I wonder what the Deep State is going to do with her next?

        • SoftStarLight August 13, 2022 at 1:46 pm #

          LOL John that’s too funny!

          • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 10:42 pm #

            you mean liz? miss chiggy?

          • SoftStarLight August 14, 2022 at 11:17 am #

            Lol yep, she’s super awful so in reality miss piggy is much nicer and would be a preferable congressional candidate in comparison

    • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 1:27 pm #

      For some of them, the “not my president” thing started with Reagan. But it went into even higher gear with George W Bush. And of course went nuclear with Trump. But W is still around – and he loves the Obamas and hates Trump. So what does that say about their belief system?

      Not that the “conservatives” have anything to boast about either. Same dissonance. Same unwillingness to engage with it.

      Capitalism and Communism are one system, both hostile to nationalism. To the extent Trump is for America and making it great again, to that same extent “both sides” are against him.

  72. Disaffected August 13, 2022 at 11:57 am #

    Slow morning out there. Wake up all you sleepy heads!!! That includes you too, Q.!

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    • SoftStarLight August 13, 2022 at 12:02 pm #

      Good morning!! I’m awake. Yes definitely, bring Q to us now lol! 😉

      • Disaffected August 13, 2022 at 12:08 pm #

        The Q. is omnipresent. That’s the word of the day.

        • SoftStarLight August 13, 2022 at 12:15 pm #

          Oooh what a big word! Indeed lol. There’s no where left to run or to hide from the Q lol

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 1:56 pm #

            Late Thursday night, Q attempted to make amends, posting a list with your name first.

            But how can I make amends except by slaying this dragon for you?

          • SoftStarLight August 13, 2022 at 2:12 pm #

            Oh lol, well that’s a good start. I need time to think about it lol. Who is the dragon again? Q? If so then you don’t have to slay him. Well, I mean at the moment his olive branch has been accepted. Hopefully that doesn’t change

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 3:18 pm #

            Oh, drats! I wanted you to give me a pretext.

          • SoftStarLight August 13, 2022 at 7:53 pm #

            Well I wouldn’t want to stop you from doing what you think is best lol. Hey do you like sugar cookies?

          • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 11:31 pm #

            You don’t have to bake. Just give me a scarf or something to take into battle with the Great Worm. Your colors.

          • SoftStarLight August 14, 2022 at 11:13 am #

            Sure, i can do that. Yeah i’ll go with a dark earthy color. Worms can sense the difference between light and darkness so you’ll need to blend in with the colors of the worm’s typical environment. That way you can fool him 🙂

          • Jarek August 14, 2022 at 1:04 pm #

            When I return your scarf in triumph, you can give my horse some sugar cubes. As for me, I’ll just open my mouth and you can pour the sugar in.

          • SoftStarLight August 14, 2022 at 2:21 pm #

            LOL you’re so funny Aragorn, I mean J 😉

  73. Night Owl August 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm #

    Bannon’s Waroom:

    Alex Jones talks about the tactics used by the OSF-backed legal operatives involved in trying to bankrupt him.

    Fascinating. They are scared as fuck of him.


    • Night Owl August 13, 2022 at 12:02 pm #

      There is also another Warroom segment where he discusses the eugenics program pushed by the Great Reseters in quite some detail.

      Trying to find. Also pretty interesting.

      Alex is going mainstream. First Glenn Greenwald and now Bannon.

      This timeline is something else.

      • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 12:30 pm #

        Hopefully they messed with the wrong dude.

        Love that Glenn covered it, I have to find that.

      • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 1:29 pm #

        Remember, Mary said no voting. It’s better to be right than win. Shades of Trudeau’s, If you kill them, they win.

        • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 3:12 pm #

          I said I don’t vote. If you want to take part in that futile dance your masters command you to take part in, I couldn’t care less.

          • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 10:45 pm #

            i’d rather count the votes – honestly would be good enough.

          • Jarek August 14, 2022 at 1:02 pm #

            I’m glad you don’t vote Mary. All women should listen to you.

    • SoftStarLight August 13, 2022 at 12:09 pm #

      Yep. As Mr. Bannon often says the globalists and terrorist leftists use the legal system to take out their opponents simply by attempting to bankrupt them through legal fees etc. “The process is the punishment”.

    • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 12:29 pm #

      What they did to Jones should terrify everyone as it’s complete totalitarian tactics which they mean to use to set a precedent.

  74. MichaelofMississauga August 13, 2022 at 1:39 pm #

    This may not be a spiritual blog but this Scripture describes perfectly what is going on?

    “The coming of the lawless one will be accompanied by the working of Satan, with every kind of power, sign, and false wonder, and with every wicked deception directed against those who are perishing, because they refused the love of the truth that would have saved them. For this reason God will send them a powerful delusion so that they believe the lie, in order that judgment may come upon all who have disbelieved the truth and delighted in wickedness.” 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12


    • Woodchuck August 13, 2022 at 9:05 pm #

      There’s a lot of controversy over who actually wrote 2 Thessalonians. A lot of top tier Bible scholars have noted that the 2nd Thess is much different in tone and style from first Thess. Of the 13 books attributed to Paul, I think only 7 of them can we be sure about.

  75. Jarek August 13, 2022 at 1:58 pm #

    Tucker did an interview with an 18 yr old, White, heterosexual college student with a German name. Truly amazing.

    Student: I mentioned that all the major porn websites are owned by the same company, MindGeek. It’s a secretive company that you don’t hear much about, despite being so powerful.

    Tucker: Someone is probably making billions of dollars from destroying the country. What’s his name?

    • Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 2:35 pm #


    • SoftStarLight August 13, 2022 at 2:40 pm #

      Bernd Bergmair otherwise known as Bernard Bergemar, an Austrian businessman is a majority owner of MindGeek. Feras Antoon, David Marmorstein, and Leonardo DaSilva are minority owners. It’s a Canadian company.

    • BackRowHeckler August 13, 2022 at 3:20 pm #

      In the 70s & 80s most of the porn on the east coast was manufactured and controlled by the Roy DeMaio and John Gotti crews in the Gambino Crime family. It was a big moneymaker, which got kicked upstairs to Big Paul Castellano, the boss. Bada bing!

      • JohnAZ August 13, 2022 at 4:09 pm #

        Get it?

        Ever since I visited the Mob museum in Vegas, it has been apparent tome that what we are seeing, the truly big picture is continuing growth of the Mob. Evil is growing faster and faster. Morals breaking down, drugs and all illicit trades getting bigger and bigger, the evil growing world wide, not just America.

        Elements include

        Open borders, the East Coast mob taking over DC. The Deep State formerly known as La Cosa Nostra. The evil penetrating all the government agencies, the biasing of the judicial system, the cartels being go betweens between China and the American customers, the cartels quickly taking over American cities via MS13 and being aided by Soros “appointed” Mayors and DAs.

        The Mob is taking over globally.

        What is the Mob? Sociopaths with power motivations that never fit in and are going to get themselves ahead by punishing everyone else with evil. Bigger and bigger with technology providing more and more instruments to wreak havoc with.

  76. hustled enough August 13, 2022 at 2:31 pm #

    Dear JHK Admin,
    “Mr. Trump adroitly avoided that trap, and many other legal pitfalls the deep state laid for him, and might have won reelection but for the well-organized ballot fraud of 2020.”
    “Despite all attempts to disable him in office, Mr. Trump, as president, got to see an awful lot of classified material, including all the evidence of Hillary Clinton’s Russia Collusion hoax, abetted by the FBI, the DOJ, CIA, and DOD, plus all the lawless shenanigans that took place in the FISA court.”

    When I read about the heuristics of historical thinking and analysis, I was given a number of rules of thumb as to how to assess information given to me from history as to the confidence level that something could be believed or not. Could this eye-witness account be trusted more or less than that other one?

    The most interesting and subtle of these heuristics is the “absence of relevant information.” What should we be seeing if someone is speaking about something that is factual?

    The Trump campaign was given the opportunity to present relevant and incontrovertible information to prove its case of voter fraud in courts of law and CHOSE not to do so in any substantial amount, relying mostly on unproven hearsay (or even hearsay of hearsay). In the two years since, no one has been able to prove widespread systematic fraud of the sort you claim as true. Do not be surprised if many people do not agree with you on that basis. That violates that heuristic of absent information.

    If what you wrote in the second quote were actually true, given what we know of Donald Trump–he would have USED it. He isn’t shy about destroying his enemies and dancing on their graves. Why was he so shy? The deep state? You have suggested that he had his own people in place towards the end. So, why not use it if he had it assuming his people would have given him access to it? It is deeply unsatisfying to argue that “he was keeping it for the best time!” The best time to use it would have been BEFORE the election, rather than hold onto it. The ex-President is a cunning and worthy opponent to those who oppose him. Holding this information when he can’t use it instead of using it when he could use it with the full power of his office makes zippo sense to me. And I am pretty sure that the ex-Prez would have made the calculation that it is better to defend the outrage as the RE-elected Prez of the US than as a general (though very wealthy) citizen after the fact.

    • messianicdruid August 13, 2022 at 3:20 pm #

      Can’t wait for moderation :


    • Slugoon August 13, 2022 at 3:28 pm #

      It’s a bit rich to talk about a lack of evidence and ‘absence of relevant information’ when it comes to DJT given the numerous hoaxes and falsehoods put upon him.

      I apply the same heuristic analysis to vaccine efficacy, systemic racism, the Ghost of Kiev, white supremacists, Jan 6th… works both ways.

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 13, 2022 at 5:24 pm #

      hustled – I’m disappointed that you only used the word “heuristics” three times in this post. Surely you could have fit in a few more if you had just applied yourself.

    • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 11:03 pm #

      two problems – trump has evidence to use in suits against several bad actors, shrillary is the one mentioned in the article, but faced obstruction of justice charges vis a vis the constant ongoing investigation they had him under. they are terrified he uses what he has now that he is not encumbered by the constant entanglements. and guess what they were after? but these idiots can’t imagine this the evidence he has against these criminals has not been copied?

      second, not a single vote fraud court action ever entertained any evidence – every single one was dismissed on procedural grounds, prior to *any action at all* that could have resulted in adjudication of that evidence.

      if the claims of voter fraud were absurd, why did they never let the cases come to light in an actual argued contest in court?

      that was rhetorical, by the way.

      h.e. – you often seem to pick a point of view that requires deliberately ignoring inconvenient facts? remember going round and round about ukraine until you took a look at the history of the minsk accords?

      • TPTB-USA August 13, 2022 at 11:50 pm #

        I was hoping to see a couple of Sidney Powell’s scenarios definitively proven one way or the other, but it became apparent that she was going to be silenced like Night Owl posts about Alex Jones above.

        • justanotherguy August 13, 2022 at 11:55 pm #

          no room for honesty in their power sandbox at all. nobody lacking a blackmail handle gets in.

          • TPTB-USA August 14, 2022 at 12:51 am #

            After a lifetime of conditioning, it is still so difficult to wander into third world conspiracy world territory.

            The problem is, that in addition to being in your face, that it is the only thing that makes sense of all the nonsense.

        • TPTB-USA August 14, 2022 at 1:04 am #

          Hey hustled enough, what would you do if the experts you hired were being knee-capped?

        • Redneck Liberal August 14, 2022 at 9:36 pm #

          “silenced”? what did she ever have to say, aside from wild fantasy?

          • justanotherguy August 15, 2022 at 12:57 am #

            wild fantasy? big words from the head of the line to give a slobbering knob job to the next big rainbow unicorn woke thing…

            can’t wait to see you defending pedophilia. admit it, you really don’t think its such a big deal. c’mon, tell.

          • TPTB-USA August 15, 2022 at 1:50 am #

            Dominion Voting Systems brings $1.3 billion defamation suit against ex-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell

            Sidney Powell Responds to FBI Raid on Trump’s Home and History of Justice Department Lying in Legal Proceedings

  77. Rhett Dawson August 13, 2022 at 2:37 pm #

    “I’ve been sitting down studying the art of love
    I think it will fit me like a glove
    I want some real good woman to do just what I say
    Everybody got to wonder what’s the matter with this cruel world today”
    – Bob Dylan

    • MaryQueen August 13, 2022 at 3:17 pm #

      Women aren’t here to serve you.

      Seethe and cry.

      • Jarek August 13, 2022 at 3:24 pm #

        Actually at least one Men’s Rights Advocate, Aaron Clarey, agrees with you. He says that women have never really like men that much, only needing us to support them. Now that the world has changed, they don’t have to pretend any more – and some like you, don’t.

        Interesting even if hard to take. As a Libertarian ethicist, he says their choice has to be respected.

        And of course, it underlines our need to protect ourselves from the women who continue to pretend they like us but will screw us over in time.

        Somebody did a sociological study of the Japanese internment camps: Many of the marriages broke up since there was no economic incentive to keep them together. In other word, no reason for the women to pretend any longer.

        • Slugoon August 13, 2022 at 3:29 pm #

          Mary… Jarek… are you both single?