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Insurrection Anybody?

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    Insurrections galore spark off all of a sudden, and 2023 was just born days ago! Want to know why? Because the business model of the global economy is broken and the supposed remedy for that is centralized control of populations and super-strict regulation of all their activities — that is, techno-tyranny (with Marxist characteristics, as the Chinese like to put it). Not everybody wants to ride that bus, and so an epic economic problem becomes an arduous political struggle, here and elsewhere in the world.

    A great mob of many thousands went apeshit in Brazil over the weekend in that country’s weird, geographically isolated capital, Brasilia, a horror of 1960s-style Modernist city planning. They stormed the national congress and trashed the offices within to protest the fishy election of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva over the former incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. As in our own country, the quarrel was over the mysterious behavior of voting machines and the unwillingness of election officials or courts to verify the results. The New York Times offered a thumbnail of Mr. Bolsonaro, who is sitting out the current action in Florida:

The resulting picture showed an elected leader, first as a congressman and then as president, who has built a narrative of fraudulent elections based on inaccuracies, out-of-context reports, circumstantial evidence, conspiracy theories and downright falsehoods — much like former President Donald J. Trump.”

     Get it? There’s no way fraud could have happened, just like in our country. And Bolsonaro is another Trump. It explains everything. All complaints are “baseless,” “false,” and “conspiracy theories.” End-of-story…. Are these shopworn tropes maybe losing their mojo? And is The New York Times embarrassing itself, a little bit, to trot them out as if they are actually arguments against anything?

     The truth is more that Mr. Lula is another Hugo Chavez, poised to wreck Brazil with a fresh attempt at nationalizing all enterprise, ramping up a Marxist police state, and inviting China to partner-up in the action, including new Chinese military bases in the western hemisphere — an interesting challenge to the Monroe Doctrine (if anyone remembers what it says). And so, Mr. Lula has arrested hundreds of protesters and declared a national emergency.

     Don’t expect it to stop there. The protesters are asking the army to intervene, as Brazil’s constitution actually obligates them to do in election disputes. Also, unlike the USA, Brazil has plenty of prior experience with the army removing elected leaders. Sometimes, electing yourself into tyranny is not the best way to solve economic problems. For the moment, Mr. Lula borrows a page from the American Left’s playbook for destroying a society. It will matter a lot if he doesn’t get away with it. That’s why the US political Swamp, and its errand boys in the news media, look on the action in Brazil with alarm. Unlike the January 6 protest in Washington, the Brasilia mob represents a genuine insurrection aimed at overthrowing a communist seizure of power.

     Likewise, the US Swamp endured a rebellion in the House of Representatives last week. The 20-odd reps who revolted against Kevin McCarthy as House Speaker — Matt Gaetz, Lauren Boebert, and others — sought written guarantees — which they won – to prevent such legislative insults as the passage of a 4000-page omnibus spending bill that nobody could possibly read prior to voting, along with many Swamp-draining changes in rules. One rule change makes it much easier to remove Speaker McCarthy from leadership if he reneges on any of his agreements. The House can now proceed to multiple inquiries into the vast matrix of rot, malice, and deceit that has set the federal government at war against its own citizens.

     One example of this despotic malice, of course, is the open border with Mexico that has enabled millions of unvetted migrants to enter the USA illegally with the federal immigration apparatus recruited (also illegally) to disperse them all over the country. “Joe Biden” traveled down to the border last weekend in a pretend show of concern for the disorder the stage-managers behind him have instigated there. They stupidly took him for a photo op to one of the few places on the border where he wouldn’t have to actually witness mobs crossing the Rio Grande: a stretch of wall that his predecessor, Mr. Trump, built. Hey, no unsightly foreign riffraff cluttering up the picture there!

     Before long, the House is going to impeach Mr. Biden over this fiasco and quite a few other matters. He may not be convicted in the Senate, with its slim Democratic Party majority, but they will be compelled to hold a trial, at least, where a lot of dirty laundry will get aired, and pressure will mount for the old grifter to resign. Ms. Harris is sworn in and five minutes later suffers a “nervous collapse” that the public is not informed about. It sets off a wild series of events around the selection of a new vice-president — Barack or Michelle Obama? — that could burn the whole joint down. Stick around in ’23, unless the spike proteins have got your number. It’s going to be a humdinger of a year.


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956 Responses to “Insurrection Anybody?”

  1. NickelthroweR January 9, 2023 at 10:11 am #

    The only good thing to come from the recent election here in the USA is that our divided government will be able to get little done especially since the funding for the government is assigned to the house. I hear those 87k IRS agents are about to be deplatformed.

    Apart from that, the bigger issues are the war with Russia that is not going well for Ukraine and NATO as our allies are being drained of weapons, ammunition and, as with Poland, manpower. Should the Russians decide to move further West, France & Germany have enough resources for TWO DAYS of combat. After that, they are completely defenseless.

    Finally, everyone would like to forget about Covid but the vaccine isn’t going to forget about them. Another close family friend went from perfectly fine to the great beyond just this weekend.

    • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 10:24 am #

      Could it be that the slow response of the Russians is on purpose with the desire to not just drain NATO, but the USA weapon coffers as well? The Russians and Chinese signed a defense agreement last year. Could it be that the national Whip of the CCP is counting the weapons the US is losing here? I wonder what threshold will draw them into Taiwan.

      Who is going to be the proxy in SE Asia, I do not think VietNam will volunteer after we stabbed them in the back.

      • Disaffected January 9, 2023 at 10:50 am #

        Very likely, I think. It’s an extension of the guerrilla warfare concept that the US has been playing all along, where instead of taking an enemy on directly in a massively bloody confrontation(s), you bleed them over time.

        The US sees this as advantageous, as they can rid their inventories of obsolete junk and then soak the taxpayers for a new round of even more expensive and lucrative obsolete junk.

        Whereas Russia is seeing this as just another opportunity to keep weakening the west, who seems to be determined to shoot themselves in the foot no matter what.

        • NickelthroweR January 9, 2023 at 11:18 am #

          These weapons we are handing off are anything but obsolete. 1980’s technology is all you need for “smart” munitions. After all, laser guided artillery rounds don’t have to be able to run Call of Duty.

          Frankly, you could take a modern day infantry platoon and transport them back in time 55 years and they’d feel right at home. They’d recognize much of the equipment because it is still being used today.

          Finally, Russia is being smart in that it is allowing NATO to disarm itself by hurling all of its weapons and ammunition into Ukraine very near the Russian border where the Russians have an overwhelming advantage in heavy artillery and a very short supply line.

          • Mick January 9, 2023 at 11:24 am #

            People are going to be very surprised over the next two to four months when Russia really devastates The Ukraine’s military.

            I’ll enjoy our MSM’s attempts to explain it away.

          • Socrates-Detroit January 9, 2023 at 12:04 pm #

            My condolences on your friend.

            They are still pushing the shot.

            In Wayne County (Detroit), they recommend masking kids in school. In neighboring Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor), they are mandating it.

          • Ron Anselmo January 9, 2023 at 3:00 pm #

            @Socrates

            Two words for you: Gretchen Whitmer. Well, actually two more: Evil incarnate. Ever looked into her eyes? Nothing there – she’s a dark soul – evil energy.

          • Amman January 9, 2023 at 5:57 pm #

            @Mick

            The game is to keep a crisis burning on Russia’s borders.

            Once Ukraine goes, the Poles and Romanians are next to show the free world how much they love democracy and sh-t.

        • hortonz January 9, 2023 at 11:33 am #

          The next domino that falls may easily be Margaret Trudeau’s precocious little boy Justin. He’s hanging on by a thread and the opposition NDP leader Jagmeet Singh has been publicly expressing delusions of grandeur, namely that HE would be a better PM than Margaret’s boy. Maybe he’s tired of playing lapdog to a megalomaniac? In other news, the all-powerful Ukrainian Canadian Congress is pressuring the federal government to ban Russian NHL players from Canada on the grounds that since so many of them support the Russian invasion of Ukraine, they are no better than Nazis. Funny, I didn’t know we were at war with Russia. And why is the UCC dictating immigration policy? I thought we were a multi-cultural pluralistic nation where no one ethnicity could dominate the rest. I didn’t hear anything about a vote in Parliament officially declaring war on Russia. Meanwhile, Canadians with Russian ancestry continue to bear the brunt of my nation’s hyper-Russophobia with attacks on Russian churches and businesses.

          • abbybwood January 9, 2023 at 2:02 pm #

            Justin’s puppet master, Christina Freeland, is about to become head of NATO.

            She is more pro-Ukraine than Nuland!

          • Night Owl January 9, 2023 at 2:29 pm #

            Singh is another WEF puppet.

        • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 4:16 am #

          Putin’s main objective in the SMO was to destroy the Ukrainian military. The slow grinding effort is doing that very well. If it depletes NATO stocks, even better.

      • Socrates-Detroit January 9, 2023 at 11:35 am #

        Drain NATO. That has occurred to me also.

        The US Secretary of Defense, Austin (an overfed former General who sat on the board of Raytheon) before becoming SecDef, wants to “bleed Russia”.

        US military “policy” really, US military industrial complex) can be summarized as “high quality (aka EXPENSIVE and PROFITABLE) over quantity (the Soviet/Russian view).

        Every system the US sends to Ukraine requires months or years to replace, “weakening” the US and enriching the defense contractors. That’s besides the facts that the Ukrainians are not trained and therefore the systems must be operated by US troops covertly or former US troops, “contractors” (mercenaries).

        Biden’s dealing with Ukraine investigated by Congress? Impeached? I’ll believe it when I see it.

        I just listened to a podcast “Douglas Macgregor – Not Good Strategy” on u-tube. As always, interesting insights, but one new thing that stay with me, about the “deep state”

        “How does Liz Cheney’s net worth, after 3 terms in Congress, go from $7 million to $40 million?”

        • Mick January 9, 2023 at 11:43 am #

          Daddy Warbucks pays well.

        • hortonz January 9, 2023 at 1:07 pm #

          Breaking news: the Canadian government just signed an agreement in principle to buy 88 F-35 fighter jets. Just what we need in a country whose entire health-care system is on the verge of collapse and thousands of Canadians still don’t have access to clean drinking water or affordable housing. And this is the work of “progressives” who are more interested in cozying up to NATO than the looking after their own citizens. The Windsor-Essex county health unit has begun pushing masking again and there’s a push over at the school board to get kids vaccinated again. Ontario is pushing MRNA booster shots for everyone, even folks like me who’ve been triple vaccinated.

          • benr January 9, 2023 at 8:52 pm #

            Lockheed stock up 35% since Joe Biden was installed.

        • mrs_saj January 9, 2023 at 1:35 pm #

          Cattle futures.

        • Amman January 9, 2023 at 5:51 pm #

          Her net worth is zero, IMO.

      • wokethis January 9, 2023 at 5:48 pm #

        Vietnam was not stabbed in the back. They were drenched in napalm , covered in agent orange and sprayed with lead. Nothing unusual going on here folks…

      • Bilejones January 9, 2023 at 5:50 pm #

        Putins stated goal of the de-militarization of Ukraine implies the destr’uction of the Ukrainian armed forces. Zelenski and the West have a need to win this war in the media. Without “progress” and “victories” the West will quickly withdraw support as the true cost- steep recession throughout Europe and the industrialization of Germany, becomes apparent. This P.R. above all ethos means that the Ukrainians are throwing themselves into a meat-grinder where the Russians are better trained, better armed and better led.
        Instead of Russia having to chase them across all Ukraine they bring themselves to the slaughter. a senseless mindless blood-drenched tragedy,

        Russia gets the de-militarization of Europe thrown in almost for free.

      • ViceGrip January 10, 2023 at 6:15 pm #

        The Russian Federation is waiting for the ground to freeze in southern Ukraine.
        Both NATO’s and the United State’s weapons stocks are bottom-of-the-barrel depleted, which is absolutely wonderful for the Military Industrial Complex.
        China’s interest going forward is their Belt and Road Initiative 2.0 [now 10 years old] as related to the Global South.

    • C.O.Jones January 9, 2023 at 10:28 am #

      I can relate, NickelthroweR. Clot shot took my brother in June of 2021 and I am still furious. I want retribution.

      My prayer is that 10% of the US citizens have the mental acuity and testicular fortitude to recognize the attack on us all and to stand up and stop the communist – spelled Bee Eye Dee Eee Enn – takeover of our constitutional republic. Impeachment is too good for him.

      I am still waiting for someone – anyone – to provide a logical explanation as to why Trump strong-armed representatives into voting for swamp creature McCarthy for speaker. I can see two possibilities: either Trump has lost the plot or he is and always has been deep state. Trump sycophants such as MTG followed suit and insisted McCarthy would bring about MAGA policies. I cannot stretch my imagination far enough to envision McCarthy doing anything to help this country.

      Our host is correct. 2023 will be a humdinger. Buckle up.

      • steppingup January 9, 2023 at 10:41 am #

        Too many picts out there w/ trump and rothschilds all buddy buddy, dont forget warpspeed vax rollout. trump is a shill and always has been. ivanka on the young leaders group of the wef should have been a bitch slap to the face of anyone paying attention.

        • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 11:14 am #

          Trump needs to separate himself from all parts of the Deep State. It is easy, if he breaks away from the GOP and creates the third party, he might take most of his base with him and a lot of Independents too.

          Otherwise, I agree, he is a wolf in sheep’s clothing, with a line of drain the swamp rhetoric that no one will believe in 2024 if he runs as GOP.

          • Socrates-Detroit January 9, 2023 at 11:49 am #

            Trump had his chance. In 2016, his statements and wealth and (perceived by the public, and I include myself in that group) status as an outsider more than made up for his pompous, Howard Stern-like (they are, or were, pals) antics.

            In 2024, he will be too old, and his personality flaws will be worse. He can be manipulated.

            Trump can make a difference by using his considerable influence to mold the Republican agenda to be more like candidate Trump in 2016.

            What I foresee happening is, whether he is really a double-agent for the deep state or not, is that he will play the same role Theodore Roosevelt played in 1912, which will allow the Democrats to retain the White House, and all the executive powers therein.

            If JHK can still write online, and if we can still access this space, I predict JHK’s Dec 2023 column will rhyme with this one.

            It’s going to be rough ride, jagged ride, and the trend is down, at least in terms of standards of living, I’m sorry to say. Hopefully there are other values of importance in people lives to help them survive and find joy.

            Most of us here are in the USA. 2022-23 for the USA is what 1988-89 was for the USSR.

            All the gimmicks and short cuts we see in our life will come undone, and we will have leverage in reverse.

            Will 2024 be America’s version of Russia in 1992?

          • Clarksonfarms January 9, 2023 at 3:02 pm #

            To think the man who broke all records of unemployment, had excellent foreign policy, tirelessly worked 24/7, rebuilt the military, eliminated TPP, increased middle class income, took the press head on, while every single gov’t agency, media, Hollywood, etc worked against him.

            And coined the term “fake news”. Great, just desert this American hero.

      • rudyspeaks January 9, 2023 at 10:47 am #

        The notion that Biden is in ANY control (possibly bowel-control, at best) is curious. And, as a person who has read books, may I ask you to tell me ONE even mildly socialist thing Biden has done? Or, as is so often the case on this site, is “communist” simply a synonym for “puty-head” (a favorite epithet of my roommate’s 6 yr old!)?

        • C.O.Jones January 9, 2023 at 11:11 am #

          Rudy – how about making me pay for the student loans of others? Can we start there? We could move on to his speeches advocating building back better but…ah hell, what’s the use?

          • rudyspeaks January 9, 2023 at 11:52 am #

            Boy, ya got me there! Squeezing money out of you to give to (already wealthy) PRIVATE over-priced schools is just so “commie”. “Course, in Europe no one individually pays for college. THAT might be, y’know, socialist, if even mildly. But, for the (currently-ruling half of) Duopoly to maintain privatized educational credentials at ridiculous rates, along with privatized medicine, and MIC plundering is Class Warfare… not “socialism”. The “student loan forgiveness”, wasn’t “forgiveness”, it was a subsidy to the damned LENDER! Probably a bank. All Duopoly “help” is simply to augment the payments we, increasingly broke non-1%ers, can NOT pay back any other way to Duopoly bosses (banks, HC industry, universities, et al)

          • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 1:12 pm #

            Who funded the Communist revolutions? Think that didn’t take a lot of money?

            The Bankers did – who else? Communism is the attack dog of Capitalism, used to bring traditional regimes into our system. As such, they are one system.

            The final iteration will have aspects of both. Heads and tails! Capitalism for them. Communism for us.

          • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 1:36 pm #

            How is that any different than the neocons forcing you to pay for endless wars?

            Or Trump forcing you to pay for others’ vaccinations?

            Not the best reasoning, here.

          • C.O.Jones January 9, 2023 at 3:39 pm #

            @rudyspeaks

            Show me where I used the word “commie” or quit trying to put words in my mouth – it’s a standard communist tactic. You sound like an apologist for marxism. Now tell me marxism has nothing to do with communism. More standard playbook. If you had read the books you claim to have read, you would know that socialism is communism lite and that both are based on class warfare, creating a base class by dragging everyone down to their level and killing those too bright to comply. Anyone who has read the communist manifesto and who has listened to the speeches of Klaus Schwab and his acolytes can see that build back better and the great re-set are thinly veiled communism.

            “You will own nothing and be happy.”

            Q: if the people don’t own anything, who does?
            A: The state.

            This is the platform Joe Biden supports and it is no coincidence that the CCP also supports it. That is why I referred to Biden as a communist.

            See if you can find anything about re-distribution of wealth in the communist manifesto or in the global warming hoax.

            Any time you post a political comment on the web, you run the risk of having to defend your opinion against pseudo-intellectual communists who conflate owning a thesaurus with intelligence.

            Done.

        • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 11:21 am #

          Keeping the border open, negating state attempts to control it.

          Funding the welfare state of illegals.

          Promoting Obamacare.

          Funding the hiring of 87000 new IRS agents.

          Sponsoring a DOJ that promotes the weaponization of the intelligence community against the public.

          That is a start.

          • rudyspeaks January 9, 2023 at 12:42 pm #

            Obamacare is not “socialism” FGS(!), it was a way to funnel tax money to the worst rip-off Ruling Class hustle in the west! Took HC from 17.2% of the US GDP to over 18%! (Essentially, twice the world average) 87,000 new IRS agents for an agency that actually announced the end of Upper Class tax audits. They will be sicced on 90%ers! How Bolshevik! The “weaponization” of the “intelligence” (sic) community? Yeah, that’s a Biden move! Ever hear of the Palmer raids? The FBI’s interactions with the Civil Rights movement? The right wing’s butt-hurt whining about mistreatment on Twitter (which IS true) omits the total blackout of any left wing perspective on the MSM. Even mainstream Bernie Sanders was squelched! As far as “illegals”… both ends of the criminal party (Dems & Repubs) avoid the embarrassing question of how they got there! Which is the Party’s attack on Latin America, a policy that never changes… excuse me…ANOTHER policy that never changes.

          • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 1:21 pm #

            Encouraging rampant immigration is a capitalist wet dream.

            Immigrants compete for jobs, driving wages to the bottom, and making it possible for the owners to cut back on safety in the workplace.

            It traditionally was the left that opposed open borders, while the right supported it.

            The self-identified left of today are no more left than self-identified ”women” with penises are women.

            “Commie” is indeed the go-to word of insult for the right the way that “racist” is the go-to word of the self-identified left.

            Maybe both should just switch to “poopy-head”. That way we could elevate the discourse to “You’re a poopy-head!” “No, you’re a poopy-head!”

      • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 10:49 am #

        Trump covets the admiration and approval of the Establishment.

        • JackStraw January 10, 2023 at 1:40 pm #

          On what planet are you living? JHC.

      • Mick January 9, 2023 at 10:52 am #

        I’m sorry to hear that both you and NickelthroweR have lost loved ones to the franken jab. I can only just begin to fathom the grief, then rage over that unnecessary loss.

        • C.O.Jones January 9, 2023 at 11:06 am #

          Thanks, Mick. When you factor in the jab being part of the great re-set, build back better nonsense, it’s apparent that our loved ones are being sacrificed for the greater good of the elites.

          I have no illusions that Biden is in control of anything, much less his bowels. If it works out the way it should, he will be known as the fall guy for the failed communist takeover of the United States. Otherwise, he will be known as the US father of the great re-set and get his demented mug carved in Mt. Rushmore. Either way, he is nothing more than Klaus Schwab’s lickspittle.

          Susan Bradford wrote a book titled The End of Globalism. It’s a dry read but it details Trump’s dealings with and indebtedness to the Rothschilds. I understood, after reading it, why Trump put his daughter in charge of the white house. It gave him more time to tweet to the fleet of bots that comprise an inordinate percentage of Twitter “users.” Anyone who has a gold toilet is far too narcissistic to be taken seriously.

          • Mick January 9, 2023 at 11:19 am #

            Yes. Couldn’t agree more. Trump was and is still a big disappointment. If he had been a better man some real good could’ve come out of his ascension to the presidency.

            But he is not a good man. I think even Bannon is seeing this. Steve always said, “He’s a flawed vessel, but we can work with him.” No….he was just too flawed. And compromised.

          • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 1:24 pm #

            The scion of a well-known banking family once told me a family secret. When a certain stage of responsibility and awareness has been reached by a young banker he is taken to a room lined with family portraits in the middle of which is an ornate gilded toilet. Here he comes every day to defecate surrounded by the family portraits until he realizes that money is shit. And what does the money machine eat to shit it out? It eats youth, spontaneity, life, beauty and above all it eats creativity. It eats quality and shits out quantity. There was a time when the machine ate in moderation from a plentiful larder and what it ate was replaced. Now the machine is eating faster much faster than what it eats can be replaced. That is why by its nature money is worth always less. People want money to buy what the machine eats to shit money out. The more the machine eats the less remains. So your money buys always less. This process is now escalating geometrically. If the West does not start a nuclear war first their monetary system will fall apart through the inexorable consumption by the machine of life art flavor beauty to make more and more shit which buys less and less life art flavor beauty because there is less and less to buy. The machine is eating it all. The time must come when money will buy nothing because there will be nothing left for money to buy. Money will eliminate itself.

            William Burroughs

            Jarek: Burroughs thought he was against the system, with his anti-family, nation, gender, and hetero-normativity talk. But they agreed with him on all of it – he was just too caught in rebellion to realize this. They knew the System was doomed, so they decided to destroy it first so they could stay on top in the new order, one of stasis atop the Pyramid – the most stable structure of all.

          • rudyspeaks January 10, 2023 at 9:30 am #

            “Show me where I used the word “commie”…Since you asked, ” to recognize the attack on us all and to stand up and stop the communist – spelled Bee Eye Dee Eee Enn – takeover…” Again, the rest is elementary school propaganda…

      • EdD January 9, 2023 at 11:20 am #

        Trump threw off the mask for good. Anyone still thinking that he’s on the side of Americans is a total dolt. These TV addicts who latch onto one political savior or another are as much enemies of Americans as the political saviors they worship.

        • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 1:31 pm #

          It’s of no use to the hard-core believers.

          Same as with the Bernie Bros who still believe Sanders is some sort of progressive hero, even though he continually throws them under the bus.

          I think some people, no matter how many times they are conned, still can’t see a con in play.

          • Rowdypiglet January 9, 2023 at 2:18 pm #

            They may be more aware than you think, at least some of them. There’s a difference between thinking someone is a hero and simply thinking they’re the best of a very poor bunch. Trump’s flaws are evident to anyone who’s paying attention. But he did at least a few good things as President, and a few good things are still better than no good things. With human beings, we’re usually not heroes or villains – especially in the political arena.

            I wish we had better choices, genuinely honorable people we could trust to represent interests other than their own. As it is, we choose the lesser of various evils.

          • Not_GeorgeT January 10, 2023 at 3:02 am #

            Bernie’s got his own grift going on up in VT.

      • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 4:18 am #

        Come on, C.O! This is 64D chess!

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 10:43 am #

      I am very anxious about my jabbed up family members. People are definitely dropping like flies, just as many predicted they would, starting right about now.

      • Rowdypiglet January 9, 2023 at 11:52 am #

        MaryQueen, I haven’t researched this myself because the topic is forbidden among my remaining jabbed family members (we’ve already lost two). But it’s my understanding that there are at least partial or potential remedies for some of the damage that’s been done. If it isn’t verboten to speak of it in your family, it might be worth looking into.

        • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 12:52 pm #

          I just found out one of mine has gotten multiple boosters.

        • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 1:29 pm #

          It’s verboten.

          I already got called a Trumper for explaining in detail why I would not get the vax; that I have a friend in the pharmaceutical industry to runs trials and explained in detail how there is no way a vaccine is ready for market as they take 5-10 years; how I don’t think it’s wise to take an experimental anything.

          What that has to do with Trump I don’t know, as he was pushing the vax. But they are all liberals, and their brains appear to be broken.

          • mrs_saj January 9, 2023 at 1:45 pm #

            MaryQueen,

            LOL. How can you be called a Trumper?! I’ve never even met you and I know that you don’t vote. Words are losing all meaning.

            Racist

            Climate Change

            Trumper

            etc, etc

            Words are being used to shut people down who have superior arguments that can’t be countered.

            Carry on, your royal highness!

            Mrs.SAJ

          • Rowdypiglet January 9, 2023 at 2:21 pm #

            That’s sad, Mary. “Trumper” is what they pull out of the hat when you’ve said something they don’t like but can’t argue with. I avoid all these topics in my family now. It’s no use trying to debate people who can’t provide a single fact.

          • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 2:31 pm #

            Yes Mary the people who hate Trump call the people who hate the vaxx Trump supporters, even though Trump loves the vaxx.

            I think all that means is some people are so easy to brainwash, they will belive two things that can’t both be true if someone tells them to.

          • mrs_saj January 9, 2023 at 4:02 pm #

            Shit, I forgot:

            Science

            Another word that has been ruined for all eternity.

        • Not_GeorgeT January 10, 2023 at 12:20 pm #

          ‘But it’s my understanding that there are at least partial or potential remedies’

          Take a look at: dr ana mihalcea substack this is behind paywall but some free posts, goes into blood work with some case studies; perform your due diligence, there are potential risks along with potential benefits from this approach to removing foreign entities injected as part part of the bioweapon .

          It begins with figuring out what is going on, such as where does all that clot material morticians are finding originate. Is it Rouleaux formation (essentially red cell stacking)? Look for references and independent work arriving at similar conclusions.

          Deep dive Karen Kingston’s work including power (energy) source for the artificial entities working in the body (goes to 5G and other sources people are exposed to (hanging preposition, apology for the sloppy style). She also is on Substack.

          • ViceGrip January 10, 2023 at 6:45 pm #

            The ”clot material” is not what would be expected in terms of a regular red, jelly-like blood clot, which would simply break up & dissolve if handled.
            The white fibrous material being removed — if possible, before enbalming is totally different, and never before seen by physicians or human eyes.
            It is a rubbery, solid material composed of Amyloid fibrils.
            It has been found to fully clog the arteries, veins, capillaries and even Aorta of the heart. It self-assembles, beginning in the Endothelial cells of the cardiovascular system utilizing mRNA nanotechnology. It is often removed from the decedent’s arteries & veins during now exceedingly-rare autopsies; at times nearyl three (3)feet in length; nearly indestructable.
            It is one of many mechanisms of injury now documented pursuant to the ‘spike protein bioweapon.

          • Not_GeorgeT January 10, 2023 at 8:13 pm #

            ViceG, yes have seen those long stands on videos.

            Piecing together info there is AI of some sort at work making the synthetic material.

            Australian Doc had a time lapse video showing it at work making something.

            Dr Ana Mihalcea has photos of strands removed from live patients blood vessels, the color is mixed, also has some before and after photo work. Apparently has had some success.

          • Not_GeorgeT January 10, 2023 at 8:21 pm #

            From what I read, the veins couldn’t be cannulated due to abnormal obstruction. The plan was to do chelation therapy. The target veins were accessed in a manner allowing the the long strands to be removed. Possibly cut-downs, not sure.

          • Not_GeorgeT January 10, 2023 at 8:36 pm #

            I wonder what would happen if IO access were to be attempted. Would it be possible to aspirate bone marrow or would something else appear. The Jamshidi, for example, comes in 15g which might be a reasonable internal diameter for aspirating the bone marrow channel to find out what comes out. I’m not sure of the needle gauge for Cook IO access needles, would need to look it up.

          • ViceGrip January 11, 2023 at 7:19 am #

            Not_GeorgeT . . .

            Please understand, AI was most certainly required pursuant to the *final* design of this bioweapon. However, patents issued by the U. S. Patent Office; said patented methods & procedures thereafter now proven to have been utilized in it’s [the bioweapon] construction, range as far back as 1974.
            That said, and, with the concept of AI — practically speaking, at *that* time- not existing, this ‘project’ could not be completed by the DOD until our current era.
            With that as a backdrop
            — and perhaps a way-too-lengthy one at that, I’ll get to the point:

            Self-assembling of biological materials by means of nanotechnology [requires electron microscope to visualize],as orchestrated via the instructions [read messages] of mRNA placed on-site does not also require additional “AI”.
            To wit: already “baked in”.

          • ViceGrip January 11, 2023 at 7:40 am #

            . . I might also add the following:
            The destructive processes related to the cardiocardiovascular system — discovered to date — in *any* way, shape or form, all begin with the A1 Spike protein lodging in the endothelial cells lining the capillaries, arteries & veins. This endothelial lining is only one (1) cell in thickness. Simply put — because of this fact, there is simply no reversing or mitigating the damage once initiated by the A1 Spike protein — injected by the trillions, and *each* thereafter self-replicating with no “Off” switch.

          • niner January 11, 2023 at 2:12 pm #

            this comment is worth considering as to vaxx remedies:

            httxx://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/3-5-billion-could-be-injured-or-killed-by-the-jab-are-you-ready-dr-david-martin-interview/#comment-46328 ;


            Einstein
            November 27, 2022 at 1:44 pm

            There is too little discussion about how to deactivate the SARS-CoV-2 toxins from Pfizer and Co.

            At the same time, the possibility of a large-scale D-dimer study to obtain true statistics on the number of vaccine-induced thrombocytopenia cases is nowhere applied. In addition, a rapid test for vaccine poisoning should be developed. Urinalysis would be the simplest way to detect toxins in vaccinated individuals. A simple urine strip test alone proves whether leukocyte, protein or erythrocyte levels are pathologically altered in vaccinated individuals.

            In urine, all toxins from the SARS-CoV-2 vaccines can be clearly detected and examined. In addition, it could be accurately investigated whether SARS-CoV-2 vaccine moieties are present at the receptors of erythrocytes. In addition, high protein levels in urine could contain spike proteins. Thus, the actual composition of the spike proteins can be studied in detail in the laboratory.

            And finally, it must be investigated how the artificial, toxic spike proteins, the adenovirus mRNA and the messenger RNA sequence from Pfizer can be deactivated.

            The first promising natural remedies are already available for this purpose. Andrographis Paniculata blocks the SARS-CoV-2 spikes and prevents blood clots.


            more at site

            i’d be very interested in finding out more about testing w/ urine strips.

      • Amman January 9, 2023 at 5:45 pm #

        Mary, how do you source the statistics on that?

        • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 7:32 pm #

          Go to worldometer, click their ‘covid stats’ and then choose any population, any country. See what their deaths are. Then see what their population is.

          Divide the # of deaths by the population #. Then x10.

          = mortality rate.

      • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 4:19 am #

        It’s becoming ridiculous!

    • Hereward the Woke January 9, 2023 at 2:07 pm #

      Concerning Covid, I’m not sure what the situation is in the US, but here in Euroland, there is a strange cognitive dissonance in the air. On the one hand, the peasants are not openly questioning the narrative; on the other, the governments are destroying millions of vaccine doses because no-one is taking them anymore. Maybe I’m too optimistic, but I believe that 2023 is going to be the year when normies finally realise how they been tricked.

      • Night Owl January 9, 2023 at 2:32 pm #

        I think it may be. The new data out of Australia and the CDC’s release of VAERS data shows the cracks in the facade are growing large.

        • Amman January 9, 2023 at 5:47 pm #

          How does one trust data from a Govt that you do not trust in the 1st place?

          • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 7:33 pm #

            Well, it’s all we have, and they over-report, if anything and STILL the death rate is less than 1% (from covid19).

          • Night Owl January 10, 2023 at 12:35 pm #

            The data isn’t accurate,.

            The point is that the government would not put out data that put it i a bad light, yet it had to.

            The real data is no doubt far worse.

        • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 4:20 am #

          That’s important news because Australia was the epicentre of this madness. I hope to live to see Dan Andrews hanged for the genocidal maniac that he is.

      • Amman January 9, 2023 at 5:41 pm #

        Are you saying they are refusing the Mandate? Or is it that the mandate is no longer in force? The key word in your post being peasants.

        • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 4:22 am #

          Here in Switz, the mandates went a long time ago, which is pretty amazing considering how OCD the Swiss are. They’ve also gone in most European countries and I’ve heard that even Germany is getting rid of the mask mandates. Concerning the peasants, I just think that they are sick of whole damned thing and want to forget it as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, the deadly side effects of the jab won’t let them do that.

      • GreenAlba January 9, 2023 at 9:06 pm #

        Doesn’t mean it’s over, Hereward. They’re working on the WHO Pandemic Treaty – hoping to have it actionable by 2024. And they aren’t going to waste it by not having a ‘pandemic’, so we’ll be getting SEERS in 2025. Or maybe earlier if the hoi polloi start to look restless and uppity.

        • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 4:25 am #

          I would put nothing past the globalist maniacs, GA. However, I don’t think the WHO Treaty will fly. The Davos-owned nations will lap it up (Canada, NZ, etc.) but most other nations will ignore it and go their own way. I think you are more correct about a new pandemic. However, unless it’s something truly deadly (always possible with Bill Gates in the mix), I don’t think they will be able to play the same game twice. Too many people are wise to what they are up to. Fingers crossed!

  2. Paddys Lament January 9, 2023 at 10:15 am #

    Reading the New York Times can be an exercise in disassociation.

    • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 10:25 am #

      Does disassociation the same as ignorant stupidity?

      • Paddys Lament January 9, 2023 at 10:40 am #

        If that was an attempt to impugn my intelligence, it was a rather weak one. You can do better, JAZ. I was just pointing out that the NYT’s version of events can be, as JHK said, somewhat puzzling.

        • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 10:44 am #

          I think he was impugning the NY Slimes.

          • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 11:24 am #

            Yup! Biased to the point of apparent stupidity.

            Paddy, not directed at you.

          • Amman January 9, 2023 at 5:42 pm #

            It’s not stupidity – it’s depraved indifference to the point of murder.

      • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 11:25 am #

        Does s/b Is

      • ViceGrip January 10, 2023 at 6:52 pm #

        . . . willfully ignorant stupidity imho.

    • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 1:26 pm #

      They supported the Russian Revolution – yet they remained America’s premier newspaper and arbiter of Truth. Make sense? No.

      America hasn’t been what it purported itself to be for a very long time.

  3. docmartin January 9, 2023 at 10:17 am #

    Too bad Trumps ego will not allow him to step aside and back DeSantis. If that happens the entire Democratic machine will need Depends 24-7.

    • rudyspeaks January 9, 2023 at 10:35 am #

      Wow! Desantis! The commin’ of the new era! Another shallow, corporate-backed Ruling Class pig! 2 criminal “parties” (or, really, just one: the Dem/Repubs!), a “5 Billionaire”propaganda press, a “Public School” system designed to intellectually castrate future voters… anyone thinking this is gonna get turned around by some “vote” somewhere is whistling past the graveyard.

      • Cavepainter January 9, 2023 at 12:35 pm #

        Damn Rudy, congratulations on rolling up a big dismissive snowball of labels to glob up the treads against traction of reasoned discussion.

        • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 1:28 pm #

          He’s a fine governor who will be a disaster as Commander and Chief. He’s backed by the Neo-Cons is 100% on board with the madness in Ukraine.

          In this regard, Trump was one of the sanest figures out there. Whether that remains true is quite another story of course.

          • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 2:34 pm #

            It’s hard for me to believe, when I look at pictures of Trump at the G20 and pictures of him with his covid task force, that this is even the same man.

            What the hell happened to him in 2020?

          • TPTB-USA January 9, 2023 at 5:32 pm #

            “… while standing like a cigar store Indian behind Birx and Fauci during the day. ” – Jarek

            Given facts from various sources, Trump was good at assessing a situation, and making a decision.

            The problem was that he was being fed horse shit by the likes of Fauci, MSM throughout the world, other world leaders, and three letter agencies on social media and within his own inner circle.

          • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 7:35 pm #

            @Beryl, remember when they did the press conference and Pompeo said “we’re in a LIVE EXERCISE” and Trump said under his breath, “why didn’t anyone tell me?” or something?

            Completely ignored.

    • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 10:47 am #

      I know about his ego, but do you think that maybe he does not see anyone that can defeat him in GOP primaries, or that wants to? One thing to notice about the Speaker debate was the fact that many GOP headliners wanted no part of that job.

      If Trump does not believe in someone, I do not think he will stop his campaign, relying on the primary season to select the candidate.

      IMHO, a consortium of legislators need to fire up an investigation of all aspects of the voting procedures around the country. A good start, how come Arizona allowed the election to continue when a blockage against same day voting occurred. That is blatant, folks.

      The results, the Secretary of State, responsible for the total election, has become the governor, and the officer responsible to the Secretary of State for actually counting the vote is now the Secretary of State.

      Arizona is a Blue State, in spite of Andy Biggs.

      The mechanisms of mail in voting needs to be investigated, not just silly recounts. How is the inclusion of non citizen ballots, just filled in with a phony signature, prevented? How are ballots just filled in in blocks prevented from being counted? How many smoke filled rooms are busy in the cities during the end of the voting day making enough ballots to win? Why are the big cities always the last to report, their systems should be the first to report? What interconnections are being used computer to computer?

      It seems tome that when there was paper voting, results actually came in faster. It makes me very suspicious that a main aim of the Democratic Party is universal mail in ballots, and enfranchisement of all these illegals. Does that make you a little suspicious?

      • niner January 9, 2023 at 11:22 am #

        without a total overhaul of the voting act, HAVA, and the use of “propietary” software and hardware, our future voting exercises, are simply the tools of oligarchy to tighten their supervision of us, and to erode our rights.

        voting is a joke these days; bumper cars with a pre-determined destination.

        • messianicdruid January 9, 2023 at 11:55 am #

          Let Brazil be the turning point.

          Same problems, same solutions.

      • Rowdypiglet January 9, 2023 at 11:58 am #

        I don’t think voting will get us out of our present situation, but neither am I prepared to just give up on the issue. Paper voting was quick and offered fewer possibilities to cheat; there is no reason we can’t return to it.

        • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 1:27 pm #

          But they have to be under constant watch. Therefore you can’t have 2 weeks of voting, too much opportunity to stuff the ballot boxes (as they used to say),

          Voting one day, in person, under the watch of election volunteers, with the counting to be done before anyone leaves.
          If they stop the count, the whole thing is invalid and must be redone.

          • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 1:33 pm #

            Armed watchers? Now you’re talking. But who will watch them? Better armed watchers?

            In Switzerland, men used to go to the polls carrying the weapons they kept at home. Because they could. Now they’ve been denied the right to ammunition at home, such they’ve been declawed. To carry such weapons now would just be to mock themselves.

          • niner January 9, 2023 at 9:13 pm #

            perfect. the honest solution, Paula.

        • Woodchuck January 9, 2023 at 3:18 pm #

          Voting won’t get us out of our situation unless the voting happens in state houses everywhere with the voting being about secession. And this happens because state governments get overwhelmed with demands to secede. And those demands come about because the dollar is dead and the public has nothing more to lose and hardly anything to eat. When the public becomes aware of the fact that we are all way to broke to be able to afford a central Washington government. All we’ll be able to support will be state and local governments.

  4. draupnir January 9, 2023 at 10:20 am #

    The last time the vote for speaker went beyond one vote, it presaged the Civil War.

    The Gateway Pundit has an article that says the military has stepped in to protect the protesters from Lula’s police.

    • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 10:51 am #

      That’s good to hear. There was a thory that the protestors were being led into a January 6 style trap.

      • draupnir January 9, 2023 at 11:24 am #

        I think they arrested a bunch of them before the army intervened.

    • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 11:28 am #

      Yeah, the House is a reflection of the country.

      Ouch, divided, you better believe it.

      And only twenty want it to be truly representative instead of a shill for the Deep State.

      • draupnir January 9, 2023 at 2:47 pm #

        My God! They came to blows, and one of them had his hand all dinged up, as if he’d punched a wall in frustration. McCarthy made all kinds of concessions and signed a document attesting to those concessions. Let’s see how long that holds up.

      • draupnir January 9, 2023 at 2:50 pm #

        I was so looking forward to them forcing him to move back out of the Speaker’s office.

    • Woodchuck January 9, 2023 at 7:45 pm #

      I say let the women fight Civil War version 2.0. They are wanting to be in service and want to be like men – go for it. Us guys are too lazy, too fat, and too feminized to go to war like our forefathers did. Look at the pics of groups of Civil War soldiers. You’ll see hard serious faces and lean and trim bodies. A Confederate soldier could march for days and then fight. He didn’t need much more than some primitive tasteless food like hardtack and a drink of water to keep him going. Civil wars are known for being very brutal and vicious, as many “family fights” are. Let all these butch women have at it. I’m too tired.

  5. rudyspeaks January 9, 2023 at 10:26 am #

    Was this column a joke? Bolsonaro is a fascist who engineered the legal mugging of both Lula and his VP, both of whom were imprisoned until their cases were exposed as baseless. He gave the Amazon basin to the oligarchs who are destroying it for (transient) cattle ranching, impoverished the already poor majority whom he refers to with racist taunts, and, oh yeah (!), informed a hostile female journalist that the only reason he wouldn’t rape her is that she’s ugly! There’s yer champion, Jim! [the rest of this mess is just by-the-book elementary school anti-communism]

    • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 10:51 am #

      Yup, good elementary school anti communism!

      What makes you think that Lula will not turn into another Castro inspired Madura, dropping his country into poverty and destroying the western hemisphere’s main access to heavy crude, of which diesel is made.

      • EdD January 9, 2023 at 11:31 am #

        Yep, Lula is obviously another Castro-clone like Madura. He’s supported in the US by the same media trolls who worked 24/7 to dismiss any idea that Biden was simply given the stolen ’20 election.

        To me, that suggests that he serves the same globalist cabal that Biden serves.

      • Islander January 9, 2023 at 11:49 am #

        To me it kind of looks like a toss-up in Brazil.

        Yes, Lula was illegally imprisoned. For that Bolsie gets a very bad mark. But it doesn’t automatically mean that Bolsie should be president.

        JHK seems to be focusing on the relevance of the Brazil situation as a reflection of, or shadow of the somewhat comparable situ in the USA.

        Or, how US commentators are using their own USA narrative and bias (and visceral hatred!!) to describe and interpret what is going on in Brazil.

        That, of course, is not reporting.

        At this point, the fundamental issue IMO is not which guy is better/worse, but the existence of rot in the electoral system so that no one—neither the Brazilians nor anyone else—know which guy The People actually chose.

        That goes for both Brazil and the USA.

        The merit of their choice or of either guy is a whole nother issue.

        • messianicdruid January 9, 2023 at 11:59 am #

          “He’s just like Trump” is a tell.

        • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 1:07 pm #

          Well said, Islander.

        • Mac January 9, 2023 at 6:02 pm #

          The USA is just Brazil with a reserve currency and a highly armed population. When the dollar crashes, we will quickly learn that diversity is not our strength.

        • ThorsHammer January 9, 2023 at 10:09 pm #

          ++ Islander

          JHK, you should refrain from posting about political conflicts in countries that you are fundamentally uninformed about.

          • Islander January 10, 2023 at 3:32 pm #

            Why?

            If you have some pearls of wisdom to contribute, why don’t you just do it?

            Or leave.

      • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 12:12 pm #

        Why do I think that Lula is not like Maduro?

        Because the US backs his presidency, whereas with Maduro, they told us the election was stolen and Juan Guaido was actually the president of Venezuela.

        And then they stole Venezuela’s oil revenue and gave it to Guiado, no doubt with a big cut for the Big Guy, or whoever was siphoning off Venezuela’s wealth.

        The Brits, of course, stole Venezuela’s gold, and GAVI blocked the shipment of insulin to Venezuela after Venezuela had already paid for it, causing a shortage in the country.

      • rudyspeaks January 9, 2023 at 12:19 pm #

        #1) Misspelling the name of the object of your own post (Maduro, not MadurA) hardly marks your post as carefully constructed! However, for sheer shallowness, I gotta nominate the “elementary school” logic you use! Your reference to “dropping his country into poverty” (actually Venezuela HAD extreme poverty until it was radically cut by Chavez…look it up) seems to overlook the (get a pencil out, it’s a list!) #1) Incessant economic warfare waged by the world’s largest economy, #2) The theft of Venezuela’s foreign reserves (a Crime, btw!), #3) The theft of Venezuela’s gold (also a crime… keepin’ count?) #4) At least 3 attempts to instigate a coup (also a crime). Since I can’t spend all day playing brain-dead Whack-a Mole, lemme answer EdD (below), who claims the US media “supports” Maduro! Are you insane or just living in some parallel universe? The reference to stolen elections was priceless, however, since your dislike of (elected, in an internationally-supervised election, called the world’s cleanest by the Carter Center)) Maduro. Guaido has less’n 20% NAME RECOGNITION… as opposed to “support”. People just aren’t embarrassed by ignorance anymore!

        • Woodchuck January 9, 2023 at 6:21 pm #

          Hmm. We did all that to Venezuela? No wonder they gave Mr. Sniffy the cold shoulder a while back when he came sniffin’ around for an oil deal. They have a lot of the heavy sour crude that we don’t have – the stuff you need to make diesel and jet fuel.

        • justanotherguy January 9, 2023 at 7:54 pm #

          put you a$$ where you mouth is. go to venuzuela and live the dream.

          if you think ven poverty, crime, etc was worse before chavez and madurO, i want some of what you’re smoking, redneckliberal a$$.

          • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 8:08 pm #

            Wait. Are you saying you think it’s OK for the US to attack, starve and sanction other countries, and overthrow their government?

            What makes you say that?

          • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 8:30 pm #

            And steal their gold and their oil and take money for insulin and then not give it to them?

            Usually theft and murder is considered bad.

          • rudyspeaks January 10, 2023 at 9:39 am #

            What an insanely stupid post! I describe the (incontestable) diplomatic/economic warfare/crimes that have hurt Venezuela and you ask me if I want to experience it in an attacked nation? Um, no? And, regarding your contention that poverty is worse now than before Chavez… got a source? (giggle) America’s right-wing just doesn’t read!

          • Redneck Liberal January 10, 2023 at 10:16 pm #

            Are you now playing Night Howler Monkey’s stupid game?

          • benr January 11, 2023 at 8:36 am #

            @rl

            No but what game are you playing at?
            Have you graduated to small dogs in your hide the critter on your body game you play?

            How about all the hoopla about BUYDUNG and his documents looks like the tangerine tornado is going to get off scott free again as the devil is in the details and them Dems just can’t get that right.

            Trump 2024.

          • Cruizin Suzin January 12, 2023 at 10:01 pm #

            @benr

            What game? Paula Doofus is now accusing other posters of being me, when clearly that ain’t so.

            As to Biden’s docu-drama, you surely know that the differences between this and the clown-show your egregious ‘master’ Mar-a-Lardo put on, are immense. However, admitting that is impossible for you because he’s your sainted saviour, right? What a fucking joke.

      • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 4:28 am #

        They are both as bad as each other, and Brazil is screwed. As it always has been and always will be.

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 10:51 am #

      Even Glenn Greenwald, a mostly-lefty, has opined that as bad as Bolsonaro is, he can’t hold a candle to Lula.

      And Glenn’s husband was arrested by Bolsonaro.

      • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 10:51 am #

        And Glenn actually lives in Brazil…

        • niner January 9, 2023 at 11:32 am #

          hope you’ll say more about Brazil, Mary.

          for the past 6 months the alt-media has been so distracted by the mess in the states, and UKR, that i’ve lost track of the other messes.

          • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 12:04 pm #

            I’m betting Greenwald is a great source about now. He has been living there awhile, his husband is a politician, and he seems to cover it pretty objectively. He has a substack and a Rumble channel.

          • niner January 9, 2023 at 9:29 pm #

            thanks, MQ

            httxx://twitter.com/ggreenwald ;

            httxx://rumble.com/v24mywg-what-really-happened-in-brazil-yesterday-system-update-18.html ;

          • Not_GeorgeT January 11, 2023 at 5:01 pm #

            Peru isn’t doing very well, another case somewhat running under the radar.

            I watched a short clip of indigenous Inca moving large boulders using time-tested methods developed many centuries ago to block roads.

      • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 1:45 pm #

        Glenn’s husband. That’s outer space right there. Plan Nine. Glen or Glenda is just Plan Ten.

      • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 2:34 pm #

        Husband? Don’t play their game, Mary.

    • mrJones January 9, 2023 at 11:19 am #

      @rudyspeaks. – I agree 100%. Another thing, Balsonaro is anti-BRICS. Lula is not. The BRICS are fighting globalism and the hegemony of the empire of lies.

      • Amman January 10, 2023 at 10:36 am #

        Bolsonaro was PRO-BRAZIL and PRO-WHITE which made him a stand-up kind of guy. Entendou?

      • benr January 11, 2023 at 8:39 am #

        I doubt that I suspect the BRICS are trying to set themselves up as the new and improved Globalists and the hegemony and empire of lies.
        What empire of any type has not been self serving and tyrannical?

        The saying goes the old boss sure looks a lot like the new one always rings true.

    • EdD January 9, 2023 at 11:28 am #

      Jim’s column is against election theft, not for Bolsonaro. Run along now, you’re late for your antifa chapters weekly meeting.

    • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 1:37 pm #

      Fascism is just strong Nationalism where the money men are made to serve the nation or get the fuck out. MAGA is Fascism or at least the beginning of it. To make America great again you have to put it First. And that means keep the Internationalists (money knows no borders) on a very tight leash. If they don’t like it, they can leave.

      If you let Private Interests of enormous wealth and power (the Banks and the Corporations) do whatever they want, you’re not going to have a nation in anything but name.

    • Night Owl January 9, 2023 at 2:33 pm #

      No one cares, Commie.

    • Rulo Deschamps January 9, 2023 at 8:04 pm #

      rudy, easy.

      Bolso & Lula both want to make Brazil wealthier. One gives the Amazon, what remains, to the oligarchs as you say, cattle ranchers, miners, Monsanto soybean & corn growers. The other, to the Chinese.

      Brazil is a top economy and BRICS founding member. Bolso would probably prefer a closer alignment w the US, but not the “Biden” US. He’s a big buddy of Trump. In neighboring Argentina, Milei is a growing figure, the first serious libertarian candidate, also identifying w Trump.

      Spare us the racism thing. Brazil is not a racist country, cannot be, as big majorities in both factions are black, mulatto, mestizo or Indian. Also sizable German and Italian populations in industrial centers.

      There’s no good guys and bad guys. And there’s really no way for us to really “know” what’s going on. Most all we read is disinformation, in both MSM and “alternative”.

      • Rulo Deschamps January 9, 2023 at 8:06 pm #

        Oh, and Lula did participate in acts of corruption. The carwash op is proven in court. He was freed on technicalities. He’s no Chavez though..

      • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 1:01 pm #

        Well, define. It was traditionally spared much of our tension because people accepted their place – with Whites on top. That is going to be changed now, right? The South will be destroyed! Another parallel.

        Was watching their January 8th “insurrection”. All White. Oh Rulo, you could do you so much better…..

      • benr January 11, 2023 at 8:44 am #

        @rulo

        Puerto rico is a country of many races and racism is very prevalent there.

        I spent almost a month in Brazil and I can tell you Rio was a shit show and THE PEOPLE were just racists as anywhere else.
        I spent a week in Fajardo Brazil which is predominantly black and wandered around with zero problems unlike Rio.

        The only place that I have ever been that seemed free of Racism flowing both ways I might add was Grand Cayman the blacks had zero chip on their shoulder there was zero animosity shown on either side.

        • Rulo Deschamps January 11, 2023 at 7:52 pm #

          benr,

          maybe. I’ve been to both places and didn’t see it – but your experience may have been different.

  6. SomeoneInAsia January 9, 2023 at 10:27 am #

    Speaking of insurrections, I still remember fondly that handsome, bare-chested Viking warrior from Arizona who stormed the US Capitol in January, 2021. He was just so heroic and lovable (though perhaps a little thin). I’ve actually got a Playmobil figure who looks almost just like him. Hope he’s out of jail now…

    (I know this is a frivolous post, but look, considering what a shitty mess our world’s become, I’m sure it can’t hurt to indulge in a little occasional frivolity to lighten our moods…)

    • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 10:52 am #

      Probably a snow bird from Minnesota!

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 10:56 am #

      That guy is probably still in prison, but I’m guessing he was some sort of plant.

      https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/17/politics/jacob-chansley-qanon-shaman-january-6-sentencing/index.html

      • Mick January 9, 2023 at 11:06 am #

        I suspect some mental illness, or at least instability in that guy. These types are targeted and used by Intelligence operatives to do their dirty work for specific jobs, or play specific roles. They’re easier to manipulate and then “mind wipe”.

        When he was arrested and charged he seemed to be genuinely confused. That’s a tell.

        • niner January 9, 2023 at 11:37 am #

          the last interviews i’ve seen, he is a meek as a dove.

          completely repentant and apologetic.

          a sad thing to see. may we expect the same personality change from Jordan Peterson after his “re-education.”

          kinda wondering who’s next?

          Mr. Kunstler, will they come for you. maybe you could re-train them.

          • SomeoneInAsia January 9, 2023 at 11:42 am #

            I’ll be very, very sad for him if they’ve really wrecked his brains. He just seems too charming a gentleman for such things to happen to him. 🙁

          • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 1:42 pm #

            I’ve know a few people like that. One boasted of confronting Bill Clinton with an enormous toothbrush. He has the picture to prove it.

            A mixture of idealism and self interest. Very far from the ideal of the Revolutionary, the Man of Iron, the doomed man.

            Breakable? Oh very. Poor Jake got in way over his head and was made to realize it.

        • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 12:21 pm #

          Yes, they definitely target these types to manipulate, that is for sure.

      • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 11:31 am #

        Ha, When I saw him, I thought he was a fraternity brother raising hell.

      • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 1:13 pm #

        Someone who was there and spoke to him said that the guy was some sort of freelance actor.

        He wasn’t a Trump supporter, and he was a nice, friendly guy.

      • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 4:30 am #

        A similar guy turned up in the Brazil riots, except wrapped up in Brazilian colours. I wonder if Raymondo Epps was there too?

        • benr January 11, 2023 at 8:49 am #

          Was scaffold commander there as well?
          Did their version of Nancy Pelosi run around with a hired teevee crew for that one day to film her brave stand against the mostly peaceful insurrection?

          The amount of propaganda on this one day missing all sorts of key facts is astounding it is very apparent the DNC used Trumps rally to stage a Reichstag event and the Jan 6 communist committee really did seem to be the very worst parts of the USSR pretend justice being replayed.
          I said it the day of this staged event that people were salted into the crowd to create confusion and get people riled up and I was 100% correct.

  7. Cavepainter January 9, 2023 at 10:40 am #

    Too many “loose cannons”, too many “free agents”, too many “agents provocateur”, hence no way of predicting outcome or assigning blame or credit. So,…stock up, ….arm yourself and assemble those you can trust to handle the hard reality of actual close combat.

  8. Mick January 9, 2023 at 10:41 am #

    Adam “Shifty” Schiff and Liz Cheney have called on L-L-L-Luna to offer their expert and experienced assistance in resisting this insurrection.

    “Together we have shown that there can be a bi-partisan effort in standing up to populist patriot tyranny. A red state establishment Intelligence asset neocon along with a blue state Intelligence asset neocon coming together in harmony to protect….er….democracy. Yes, democracy! We’re here for you Brazil!”

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 10:49 am #

      I’m thinking that Brazil doesn’t have much of a choice in leaders, much as we don’t. They are in the same position as we are, having to choose between a globalist authoritarian and a scandal-plagued capitalist.

      It’s going to be interesting to see what happens when the military intervenes.

      • Mick January 9, 2023 at 10:56 am #

        Yes, the choices are terrible. I’m not a Bolsonaro fan because he did do some terrible things in office down there. But, Luna is scary in another way.

        That’s why I try to just make fun when possible and laugh at the clown-shit show that is this world.

        • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 12:22 pm #

          Yeah, other than passing commentary based on stuff I’ve heard/read from people in the know, it’s basically just something we can only watch play out, like a dumpster fire.

        • Not_GeorgeT January 9, 2023 at 12:42 pm #

          Choices, they seem to kill off some of the choice, narrows the field.

          • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 1:02 pm #

            There really is no choice, when either choice is terrible.

        • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 1:51 pm #

          Listen to yourself, Mick! How do you think America was created? Or Brazil? Do you think it can maintained without a bit of the rough stuff from time to time? If we refrain, they won’t. Putin knows this and didn’t hold back either. It’s very dangerous to be his enemy and he’s still in power. The worms and the spice – is there a connection?

          More Wisdom:

          Democracy is a bus. You simply get off at your stop.

          Erdogan

          Jarek again: If we ever have an America 2.0 are we going to shoot ourselves in the foot again and allow Communism to be taught in Academia? Or Feminism? Or Libertarianism? If we are such fools, the same thing will happen again.

          • Mick January 9, 2023 at 2:58 pm #

            Listen to myself? Don’t be overly serious with my comedic post. Is there some truth to it? Sure. But mostly I was poking at the absurd with absurdity. That’s all.

        • literofoyl January 9, 2023 at 6:16 pm #

          There are leaks out of the U.N. that they would support a temporary leave for Trudeau to be sent to Brazil to mediate the Luna-Boslonaro debacle.

          • justanotherguy January 9, 2023 at 8:08 pm #

            that is as close to a real world / clown world absurdity at 50/50 probability as i’ve seen. i think you win the internet today.

          • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 4:32 am #

            Trudeau? That moron? He’d probably end up in Basel in Switzerland.

      • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 2:37 pm #

        The choice is between a creepy proto-fascist and a communist dinosaur. Which is no choice at all.

    • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 10:54 am #

      What the hell, Liz?

      Oh yeah, neocon, MICer promoting war everywhere. I am glad Wyoming realized, finally, what a Liberal she really was and threw her butt out!

      Just like her dad.

      • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 10:55 am #

        Schiff is just insane.

      • Mick January 9, 2023 at 11:01 am #

        No, Liz isn’t a liberal. Her voting record shows that she was quite conservative. Even supported most of Trump’s agenda.

        What she is though is an establishment neocon, like her Dad. That’s why she ended up opposing Trump. She’s loyal to the MIC, neocon, Intelligence team. And this does transcend parties.

        • niner January 9, 2023 at 11:29 am #

          nice distinction, Mick.

          • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 11:32 am #

            Yeah, good.

          • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 11:33 am #

            She did campaign against Kari Lake in Arizona. Trump connection.

          • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 12:29 pm #

            They rail against them in campaigns, then support them in office.

            How it goes.

        • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 2:08 pm #

          The Neo-Cons are both liberal and conservative or in terms of the full meaning of those words, neither one or the other. As such, in muted secretive fashion, they reveal the truth that our System is both Capitalist and Communism, and therefore neither, but rather Plutocratic Totalitarianism.

          Their opposite number, Neo-Liberalism, is thus Identical as a mirror image as per my theory and as exemplified by Hillary Clinton.

        • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 2:39 pm #

          Hr dad is a war criminal. Trump was going to expose that, whether deliberately or inadvertently.

          She wants the lid to stay on that can of worms.

          • Mick January 9, 2023 at 3:00 pm #

            Oh yeah. Lizzie wants to protect dear Daddy.

          • benr January 11, 2023 at 8:57 am #

            Please they are all war criminals by definition of ordering acts that kill civilians.
            Who is going to go after them though?
            I suspect by that definition even Trump would be considered a war criminal.
            Wait till they can’t get him for anything late this year and the calls for him to stand trial in the Hague start happening.
            I can just see mush head Joe calling for it and someone whispering to him shhh your worse and if he goes so do you and Hillary, Bill, George W and Carter.
            Then Joe mutters “that corn pop I SHOWED HIM ONCE BEFORE I WILL SHOW HIM AGAIN!” Followed by a whispered “Whoops I dropped a load in my depends can you wipe my butt.”

  9. MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 10:46 am #

    Another excellent essay, James. Thank you.

    “One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we’ll need a new definition.” — Alvin Toffler

    With regards to real/unreal, this is a most excellent essay as well. We are being punished for enjoying beauty, and today’s authoritarian woke agenda is not having it.

    Beauty has become our enemy
    We are being punished for desiring the forbidden
    BY DAVID SAMUELS

    “The Calvinist vandals of Geneva, like their latter-day successors in the Taliban, sought to repress the life-force by denying the validity of any experience or standard outside their own fixed notions of virtue.

    The assault on beauty that we are seeing today is more puritan than punk; its authors defend their actions as expressions of the millenarian urgency of their supposedly secular beliefs. When climate activists deface paintings by Monet, Klimpt, Vermeer, Picasso, Van Gogh and others, they are not merely attacking paintings; they are saving the planet. Activists in the United States who tear down sculptures memorialising Confederate war dead are not merely attacking works of art, or rejecting the achievement of peace between warring sectional armies; they are posing as warriors locked in a death-struggle with racism and white supremacy. Putting photographs of overweight women, or trans women, on the covers of men’s magazines is said to be a way of fighting misogyny or saving trans lives, even as it is also obviously a way of expressing contempt for the readers of those magazines and the universe of desire they inhabit.”

    https://unherd.com/2022/12/beauty-has-become-our-enemy/

    • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 10:56 am #

      Good article.

    • Disaffected January 9, 2023 at 11:37 am #

      Reminds me of this Gatorade Fit commercial.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMDs7ivn_wY

      Can’t imagine what they were thinking with this one.

      • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 1:01 pm #

        They were going with the new marketing dept. diversity hires’ vision. LOL.

        The comments are hilarious.

      • Daddyotis January 9, 2023 at 1:53 pm #

        Oof. That was unexpected. Afternoon coffee came flaring out nostrils watching this shabby & shameless offering to woke “fitness”. Yes, the comments were better than the ad as well 🙂

    • Rowdypiglet January 9, 2023 at 12:28 pm #

      That was an excellent article. There is an agenda that goes unnoticed even by those promoting and participating in it. I don’t have what it takes to untangle it but one of the aspects is an authoritarian desire to force ugliness on people in every aspect of their lives – particularly in the visual landscape. Confronting us with ugliness at every turn serves the goal of alienating us from our culture and our surroundings, so that we cannot find comfort anywhere, and we look on everything around us with despair.

      I recall reading an article about a beautiful, traditional village that was built in Britain in recent years. Every normal person who saw it praised it and wanted to live in it or something like it. Everyone lucky enough to live there loved it. Every architect and critic mocked it as “chocolate box” and all were seemingly repelled by its “prettiness” which they clearly associated with a class of people they considered deplorable. As an alternative, they offered concrete slabs, devoid of ornament, with minimal (gray) furnishings for elite people of taste and refinement.

      I’ll just point out the execrable wrapping of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris with 25,000 square meters of polypropylene fabric. To quote from the article in Taki’s Magazine:

      “None has claimed that the beauty of the city has been thereby enhanced. It has been called “remarkable,” “amazing,” “bold,” and even “artistic”—O Art, as Marie Antoinette would now exclaim, what crimes are committed in thy name! But no one—at least, no one whose cowardly dithyrambs to this costly, pointless exercise I have read—has called it beautiful. It is a case of the Arc de Triomphe’s new clothes.

      The artist posthumously responsible for this absurdity, Christo, said that the whole point of it was its pointlessness. But if the pointlessness of something is its point, it has a point and is therefore not pointless (a version of the Cretan liar paradox). Of course, the mere fact that something has a point does not make it worthwhile; many points are not worth making.”

      • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 12:32 pm #

        Excellently said, RowdyP.

        This is what they are doing, destroying beauty and art. Re-defining it for a new age. And yes, notice that all modern architecture is akin to barracks or jail cells. Cold, devoid of charm or comfort, just ugly.

        JHK is ahead of the crowd in that department too, having his series “eyesore of the month.”

      • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 2:13 pm #

        One old poster, Buck Stud, was utterly enthralled by such things, with a focus on hideous Russian and Eastern European Communist architecture.

        • Rowdypiglet January 9, 2023 at 2:23 pm #

          Jarek, they are perhaps enthralling in a Kafkaesque sort of way. 😉

          • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 3:02 pm #

            Are you, he?

            The lure of the Ugly is a terrible thing.

        • Rulo Deschamps January 9, 2023 at 8:16 pm #

          Jarek,

          Brasilia is that sort of brutalist architecture, with a tropical twist.

          Good Burroughs quote above, BTW. I always dug his dark style and stream of consciousness discharges, and you’re right he came to be an influence in the normalization of “anything goes and nothing matters”, JHK dixit. Along with other “underground” figures like Hunter Thompson, Jim Morrison, the satanists, Tim Leary, the new age transhumanists based in California and Europe, occultists, and a dark stew from whence our shellshocked, angry, perverse culture emerged.

      • Anthea January 9, 2023 at 11:33 pm #

        That same guy, Christo, did the same thing in Kansas City, Missouri, back in the 70s or early 80s. The most important point, as far as I’m concerned, is that the city spent taxpayer money to pay this so-called “artist” to do this. You can bet that the arrangement was just another political grift: Donate to my political party and we’ll pay your “artist” nephew to make a laughingstock of our city.

        In 1979, the city of Kansas City also paid for an “artist” to create huge (about 20′ tall) sculptures of dog shit to adorn the city’s parks. One dogshit sculpture adorned the front of city hall for several weeks. Fitting, but a poor use of taxpayers’ funds.

  10. MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 10:47 am #

    “Stick around in ’23, unless the spike proteins have got your number. It’s going to be a humdinger of a year.”

    Indeed! I am guessing the collapse begins in earnest. Better buckle up.

    • Mick January 9, 2023 at 11:14 am #

      I saw in the news this early AM that a former Bronco, Ronnie Hillman, died of a “rare form of kidney cancer” over the weekend. He was 31.

      There seems to be a sudden rise in kidney cancer over the past year and a half. Especially the “rare” type. And fast working type.

      I’m sure it is…….natural. Yeah.

      • C.O.Jones January 9, 2023 at 11:44 am #

        Yeah, Mick – agreeing again.

        I lost a drummer friend who took the jab and 6 months later died of esophageal cancer. Went from just fine to stage 4 and dead in 6 months.

        When I point out the timeline
        feel fine>jabbed>diagnosed stage 4>dead

        I am accused of being a conspiracy theorist. My consolation is that if they keep getting jabbed, soon only the unjabbed will be left.

        • Mick January 9, 2023 at 11:51 am #

          …..then we’ll find out what they have in store for the unjabbed. Not saying they’ll be successful, but we’ll see what they have in mind perhaps.

          • ViceGrip January 9, 2023 at 6:37 pm #

            The ‘Spike Proteins’ (hereafter “SP'”) deliverered via the injections [any manufacturer] number in the trillions with each dose.
            They [each SP[ are able to evade the immune system without being detected, by having been placed within a lipid nanoparticle. The specific lipid utilized is called polyethyline glycol [PEG].These trillions of SP, though it having been claimed that they remain at the injection site; don’t, by design. They are carried throughout the body via the cardiovascular system [including lymph], and lodge in *ALL* organ systems. They pass through the blood/brain barrier via the Cribiform Plate. This is a thin porous bone with microscopic-sized holes at the base of brain. Actually, this is nearby the place at which the ‘testing swabs’ are swirled around before removal pursuant to the Covid “Test”.
            But I digress.
            Peer-reviewed research findings which had been published nearly a year ago document SP migration from the injection site to the liver within six (6) hours. SP passes through the placenta to the fetus, thereafter migrating throughout the unborn via the same mechanism.
            SP is emitted from those who have received the injection via what are know as Exosomes. This occurs via bodily fluids — sexual, sweat, touch, and through the breath.
            The SP has been documented to affect non-injected postmenopausal women in their 90’s who begin periods; likewise 6 month old female infants.
            Injected persons ‘vaccinate’ those in proximity via exosomes, which appear to operate surface toxins.
            It has now also been documented — within the past 3 weeks; that, in addition to the SP shedding as above-described, the mRNA is also shedding.

            I have only scratched the surface here in terms of it’s mechanism’s of multigenerational destruction. . . all by design.

            God Wins!

          • niner January 9, 2023 at 10:07 pm #

            vicegrips, your post is like watching a horror movie jumping from one disaster to the next.

            and more to come. a waterfall of misery.

            i have to compliment your writing, but God’s got nuthin to do with it.

            yeah, a new ring for Dante’s Inferno, that is what the vaxx is.

          • Amman January 10, 2023 at 11:05 am #

            @vicegrip

            Thanks for the straight talk but…. just one thing. Any sources or links to MRNA shedding?

        • Rowdypiglet January 9, 2023 at 12:29 pm #

          This is what happened to my sister. She beat cancer and had been free of it for many years. She went from cancer free to stage four lung cancer in six weeks.

          • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 12:42 pm #

            So sorry, that is terrible. 🙁

          • Mick January 9, 2023 at 12:45 pm #

            It’s like a slow rolling tragedy throughout the land. So sorry Rowdy.

          • Rowdypiglet January 9, 2023 at 12:55 pm #

            I don’t believe that anyone who has had the experience of not being with a loved one who was dying (in this case because it was so quick that we had to say goodbye over the phone) will ever forgive or forget those who caused it.

            And of course there are the many who were kept out of hospitals and nursing homes while their relatives died alone. The relative of a neighbor whose husband went into the hospital and was effectively killed by the treatment he received not only could not see him in the hospital, but couldn’t find out his condition until they told her he had died and been cremated.

          • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 1:48 pm #

            It makes me wonder just what it will take to get people to revolt against this?

            They’re sacrificing their own kids to the jab and trans agenda, FFS.

            People have really gone off the deep-end.

          • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 2:18 pm #

            Imagine letting your kids go to public school! Or letting them have Iphones or access to the internet.

            A parent has to stay at home and school them. Perhaps mothers could get together and start little schools.

          • elysianfield January 9, 2023 at 2:25 pm #

            “It makes me wonder just what it will take to get people to revolt against this”

            Mary,
            Are you hungry? Are you cold?

          • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 3:14 pm #

            Only F to M trannies should be allowed in the NFL. Or ban beer. Only these will get Americans into the streets. Or ban refrigeration. Warm beer is horrible.

          • stelmosfire January 9, 2023 at 6:10 pm #

            Janos, ales are brewed warm and meant to be drunk warm. You must be a lager man.

          • stelmosfire January 9, 2023 at 6:11 pm #

            Warm as in 55-60 F.

        • ViceGrip January 10, 2023 at 3:31 am #

          Toll-like Receptors (TLR’s) are a class of proteins that play a key role in the innate immune system; said system becoming deficient by a factor of 5% per month after the initial delivery of the A1 spike protein ‘payload’. As a consequence thereof, this system is destroyed by a factor of 60% within one year, and completely absent in 20 months.

          In addition to the above (as a back drop), and, among the countless other mechanisms of injury thus-far discovered, there is also the programmed down-regulation of specific Toll-like Receptors.

          Think of them as being like a tollbridge; thus the name.

          These receptors are extraordinarilly vigilant at the first appearance of anything ‘not of the body’, including also any and all precancerous cells [displasia] — anywhere in the body.

          To wit, ‘not of the body’ any more? . . .Off with their heads!

          Out they go!!

          Unfortunately, a glycoprotein of the A1 spike has been programmed to specifically ‘downregulate’ [read ‘turn off] Toll-like receptors TLR4 and TLR7.

          TLR4 and TLR7 were designed by God specifically to rid the body of still-benign precancerous cells before they proceed towards malignancy.

          This is the mechanism whereby cancer’s which had previously been ‘under control’ can no longer be controlled — ever again– all by design.

  11. lizharmon January 9, 2023 at 10:48 am #

    The lesson of the McCarthy circle jerk is that the people leading the R side of the UniParty are every bit as brain dead as the people leading the D side. Whatever happens or doesn’t happen to Biden is irrelevant theatre. The big issue remains vax injury. I saw we lost MMS rockstar Victoria Lee over the weekend. 18 years old and in primo shape. Weird that it is so unexplainable. An ODU basketball player went down, too. In a game. Not much about that one. Apparently nobody watches ODU. What’s the betting line on making it through the Super Bowl without another player tragedy? Imagine if something happens in THE BIG GAME ™ with the largest television audience in history. Another blow to the chest? Yeah, probably but if I was on the pro-vax train I think ‘d be going all Timmy Robbins and pretending I was never part of that. The mob is going to be looking for blood.

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 10:58 am #

      The players who understand now that they might have a ticking time bomb in their bodies must be going through a special kind of emotional hell.

      • Alzaebo January 9, 2023 at 1:04 pm #

        Heh. No wonder they were praying.

      • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 4:36 am #

        I don’t know, Mary. Denial and digital distraction are powerful weapons.

    • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 11:04 am #

      Disagree, Liz, unfortunately. The American public is too damn beholden to the government to have an insurrection. The Gimme state is in control. Even the moderate side of the GOP passes 1.7 trillion dollar budgets without reading it.

      Of 435 representatives in the House, only twenty stood up for conventions that make the House a representative body, where the body controls the agenda instead of the speaker and a few of the Mob.

      McCarthy has his hands full.

    • kbird January 9, 2023 at 2:13 pm #

      Victoria Lee actually passed away 2 weeks ago, Dec 26th, and it’s looking more like Suicide…but as always, everyone on here immediately jumps on any death where the cause hasn’t been confirmed or, if it’s suicide, maybe they would like to keep that private, but you people always assume it’s the vaccine, always.

      • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 2:44 pm #

        No we always assume it could be the vaxx.

        • kbird January 9, 2023 at 3:05 pm #

          Beryl, Exactly, you always assume it’s the vax, that is what i wrote.

          • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 3:59 pm #

            What I wrote is that I assume it could be. Which means I do not rule out that possibility.

            The entirety og the legacy media is busy pushing the “anything BUT the vaxx” narrative.

            I’m pushing back.

          • kbird January 9, 2023 at 4:42 pm #

            Beryl,
            I see, thank you for clarifying and that does make sense. The problem I see tho is it seems with most people, even if it’s shown to be not caused by the Vax, it’s never believed no matter what. So most people assume it’s the vax over that it could be, and even given evidence in cases that it isn’t, they go with the vaccine narrative.

          • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 7:43 pm #

            Poor shitbird.

            It must be hell on you that people suspect the worst from vaccines, after having been proven right for decades.

          • Amman January 10, 2023 at 11:42 am #

            Try to comprehend what Beryl wrote first.

          • Amman January 10, 2023 at 11:43 am #

            Good one, Mary.

    • mrs_saj January 9, 2023 at 3:21 pm #

      Victoria Lee was said to be a suicide. MMA insiders hinted she did not want to fight full time like her siblings. Her parents thought otherwise.

      Vaxx injury and death is real. I just want to be accurate.

      • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 4:04 pm #

        Alex Berenson has written on that topic. He’s correct that any time someone goes out on a limb, it does get used to discredit the whole anti-vaxx movement.

        “On speculation, conspiracy theories, and the damage they do to those of us writing seriously about the mRNA jabs”

        https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/on-speculation-conspiracy-theories?utm_source=profile&utm_medium=reader2

        • kbird January 9, 2023 at 4:51 pm #

          Beryl,
          Thank you for linking that article….I agree with him, it’s the people on here and elsewhere who jump on any death and immediately say it’s the vaccine, there’s a handful on here that do that…and I would be more interested in hearing from people who look at it the way Alex Berenson does..

          • stelmosfire January 9, 2023 at 6:23 pm #

            Thing is suicide rates are way up.

        • Islander January 9, 2023 at 7:35 pm #

          I disagree with Berenson on that.

          So did a lot of commenters. I posted some stuff on this last time around and got dissed for my trouble.

          I think Berenson mischaracterized what Kirsch said.

          I don’t think Kirsch said anything about the jab. Kirsch stated something to the effect that it would be very unlikely that someone who had no pulse for 9 minutes could escape some level of brain damage.

          This is a perfectly reasonable statement.
          Even though Hamlin did come out of the coma, AFAIK it is far too early to tell whether he has brain damage from lack of blood circulation to his brain.

          • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 8:07 pm #

            But didn’t they immediately start CPR? That is supposed to push blood to the brain.

            Also, if he was successfully defibrillated he would have had a pulse. I don’t know the official story, so I’m only speculating.

          • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 8:32 pm #

            But I take your point about Berenson misquoting Kirsch.

          • Islander January 9, 2023 at 10:16 pm #

            Not sure whether CPR can keep a pulse going.

            Forbes has this:

            “Hamlin received CPR on the field for several minutes as medical staff used a defibrillator to restore his pulse before an ambulance took him from the field to the hospital.”

            A google query gets this:
            “The idea of CPR is not to start the heart beating again, but to get oxygen into a person’s lungs to prevent brain damage. To restart the heart would usually require an electric shock. This is why it’s essential not to give up on CPR before medical help arrives.”

            This implies that CPR was getting blood to Hamlin’s brain.

            Here is Kirsch’s substack:
            httpX://stevekirsch.substack.com/p/the-most-likely-scenario-is-that?utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=auto_share&r=o7iqo

            I think it was reasonable for Kirsch to speculate on both the causes and the possible consequences of Hamlin’s collapse, given the situation that we are not getting straight talk from doctors and health officials. And in the current situation of the sudden deaths of so man;y athletes, any NFL player has become a semi-public figure.

            There is a lot more attention on high-profile athletes, with reason. And our “health professionals” are not providing convincing answers or acknowledging the context within which these collapses are occurring.

  12. scoubidou123 January 9, 2023 at 10:57 am #

    Brasil is a mess, and there are no good guys.

    The press uses the term ‘extreme-right’ liberally, but in the case of Bolsonaro it is defensible. Bolsonaro is not just socially conservative, he has contempt for democracy, hinting at rule by the army, and generally worships force.

    On the other hand Lula is a pretty typical third-world leftist grifter who will send Brasil down the slope to Venezuela.

    Well, here is the translation of an article by a Bolsonaro supporter describing brazilian politics of the last few years.

    In 2018, Lula was sentenced to twelve years for corruption and money laundering. The images of his incarceration have gone around the world and mark the memory of all Brazilians. Then suddenly, during the pandemic, the Supreme Court canceled the entire procedure and reverted all the court decisions that found Lula guilty (First instance, Second instance and Superior Court). It does not declare him innocent, it cancels the trial itself on technicalities. The icing on the cake: there is a time limitation for the crimes of which he is accused, Lula can therefore return to the game with peace of mind.

    At the same time, the Supreme Court prides itself on prosecuting all those who criticize it on the grounds of the fight against fake news. In 2019, it launched a mega-investigation into “undemocratic acts” which is nothing more than a witch hunt targeting Lula’s opponents. Deputies in full exercise were incarcerated in defiance of the principle of parliamentary immunity, bloggers imprisoned and others forced to go into exile in the United States, right-wing Youtube channels demonetized, homes of several business owners close to Bolsonaro searched at dawn after having illegally intercepted their exchanges on WhatsApp. Important detail: no legal text authorizes these persecutions, the Constitution and the penal code guaranteeing freedom of expression. And to aggravate the illicit nature of the procedure, the lawyers for the defendants do not have access to files! All of this goes unnoticed during the pandemic, with people stunned by fear of the virus and the media busy lambasting Bolsonaro and his opposition to masks and lockdowns.

    The covid having ebbed, the last phase of Lula’s “come back” project is being put in place. We are at the beginning of the year 2022 and the Supreme Court is issuing several fatwas declaring absolutely inviolable the electronic ballot boxes that will be used during the presidential election in October. Better still, it prohibits anyone from auditing them, starting with the candidates or the competent public authorities. The press under orders of course relays the message and accuses all skeptics of being conspiracy theorists and negationists. When Bolsonaro exhibits a report issued by the authorities which manage the elections in Brazil and which attests to a proven “hacking” in 2018 is ignored by journalists.

    The sequence of events boils down to the acceleration of the vexatious and clearly illegal measures inaugurated in 2019. The campaign takes place in a surreal climate where it is forbidden, under penalty of a fine, to remind voters of Lula’s criminal record. The judges go so far as to take a campaign calling for polio vaccination off the air on the grounds that it could create sympathy for the Minister of Health, an ally of Bolsonaro.

    On October 30, Lula ended up winning the elections with 50.90% of the vote. This is tight for all the boosts he has received.

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 11:00 am #

      It really does look like a redux of our 2020 election, doesn’t it?

      • Disaffected January 9, 2023 at 11:30 am #

        Or perhaps an acid reflux?

    • niner January 9, 2023 at 11:48 am #

      thanks very much for that timeline of brazil events, scoubi.

      keep us posted.

      • K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 12:44 pm #

        Lula’s imprisonment was an attempt to destroy his democratic agenda. Lula sought to undo Brazil’s oligarchical political system. The rich and powerful few would not have it.

        • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 2:25 pm #

          In other words, he’s working for the globalists and against Brazil as a Nation.

          Thanks for the run down. Whatever you are for is wrong by definition.

        • Night Owl January 9, 2023 at 2:36 pm #

          K-Mao likes Lula.

          A shocker.

          • K-Chien January 10, 2023 at 9:54 pm #

            He found employment with the Villares Metalworks in São Bernardo do Campo, an industrial suburb of São Paulo. At Villares he joined the Metalworkers’ Union, and in 1972 he left the factory to work for the union full-time, heading its legal section until 1975 when he was elected union president. That post brought him national attention as he launched a movement for wage increases in opposition to the military regime’s economic policy. The campaign was highlighted by a series of strikes from 1978 to 1980 and culminated in Lula’s arrest and indictment for violations of the National Security Law.

            Your right Night Owl. I have a thing for the underdog.

          • Night Owl January 11, 2023 at 7:14 am #

            You need to temper your thing for the underdog when the underdog is a criminal.

            I have yet to meet a hardcore leftist like yourself with anything resembling a sense of morality.

    • Mick January 9, 2023 at 11:58 am #

      Thanks for that rundown. I didn’t know much of those details.

    • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 2:24 pm #

      Either they win or we win. If we play nice, they win. They’ll do anything and condemn us for doing the exact same thing. Does that make you want to be even nicer in order to win their approval? Then they’ve already won. Wars are often won in Consciousness first, right? They are certainly lost there. Being a nice guy is being a loser when it comes to dealing with Leftists.

      Bolsonaro was ruthless? Well obviously not ruthless enough.

      • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 4:19 pm #

        Isn’t that why he’s in Florida right now? He’s in the hospital for further treatment of the injuries he got from being stabbed in the guts?

    • elysianfield January 9, 2023 at 2:30 pm #

      “It makes me wonder just what it will take to get people to revolt against this”

      Mary,
      Are you hungry? Are you cold?

    • elysianfield January 9, 2023 at 2:34 pm #

      Brazil is a mess…”

      Brazil…really? Hold my beer;

      PAKISTAN PORT CITY GWADAR SHUTDOWN OVER PROTESTS: Pakistan’s port city of Gwadar, a key link in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, was shut down by authorities as part of a crackdown after weeks of protests in the city. Government security officials began a blackout on mobile and internet communications on 28 December but have since lifted the cellular network restrictions. However, internet services have yet to be restored. The shutdown comes as Pakistan’s capital of Islamabad faced food riots over the weekend. Pakistan’s finance minister is currently meeting with International Monetary Fund officials in Geneva in an attempt to get $1.1 billion in relief funds released to the country. Currently, Pakistan only has enough foreign exchange reserves to cover one month of imports. (AC: Pakistan is traveling the same road as Sri Lanka, except that it is also battling two active insurgencies while trying to maintain the security of its nuclear arsenal. Pakistan is essentially insolvent, and its economy can no longer sustain the country. Lacking further bailout assistance from the IMF and China, expect Pakistan to enter failed state status.

      The Paki’s are nuclear armed, violently disposed towards their neighbors, and, some say, crazy as a shit-house rat…

      What could possibly go wrong?

      • elysianfield January 9, 2023 at 2:49 pm #

        And for you viewing pleasure…this is what happens on a good day;

        https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/01/asia/wagah-border-scli-intl/index.html

      • BackRowHeckler January 9, 2023 at 6:14 pm #

        E. Pakistan had those floods, which didn’t help uplift the GDP any. It looks like the IMF is stepping in with a $10 billion emergency loan; that’ll stabilize the situation for awhile anyway.

        Another country in dire straits is Lebanon. As a former French colony you’d think France would get involved, but no. Ironically enough, purported enemies Iran & Israel have cooperated to provide enough aid to Lebanon to at least keep Lebanese citizens from starving & freezing to death this winter.

        • Rulo Deschamps January 9, 2023 at 9:02 pm #

          BRH,

          Lebanon and Greater Syria, in Ottoman times, towards the end of the Pashas during WW1, suffered one of the most horrific famines in history. Mr K wrote about unsustainable population levels in the near and Middle East, considering barren soils, little water, populations only made possible by easy energy.

          This was around the time of the Armenian death marches. The few that made it to state mandated exile in the deserts of Syria (which included Lebanon and Palestine) died of starvation there.

          Around that time, TE Lawrence of Arabia was raising an Arab army to accomplish one of the greatest military upsets in recent history, defeating the Ottomans and kicking them out of the Arabian peninsula… with its rich energy reserves, later developed by the US and Britain.

          • BackRowHeckler January 10, 2023 at 6:54 am #

            Interesting bit of history there, Rulo. TE Lawrence is such an interesting character; unfortunately, today he is largely remembered for being the guy to point to when promoting the use of motorcycle helmets. I have a book around here “War in the Garden of Eden”, by Kermit Roosevelt, one of TRs sons who served in the British army in the Middle East — he touches upon the events you mention in your post.

          • Islander January 10, 2023 at 7:34 am #

            Personally I wouldn’t view Kermit Roosevelt as a reliable source on the ME.

            It was he who engineered the coup against Prime Minister Mossadegh and his government in Iran.

            Mossadegh had moved to nationalize Iran’s oil wealth for the advantage of Iranians and also develop the country for the same reason.

            Kind of like Hugo Chavez, except Mossadegh came from a different social stratum as Chavez.

            there is an excellent documentary on the coup, in which Mossadegh.

            “Mosaddegh was imprisoned for three years, then put under house arrest until his death and was buried in his own home so as to prevent a political furor.[12][13] In 2013, the U.S. government formally acknowledged the U.S. role in the coup, as a part of its foreign policy initiatives, including paying protestors and bribing officials.[14]”

            Don’t you love that term “foreign policy initiatives” for overthrowing dem.. elected govs?

          • BackRowHeckler January 10, 2023 at 11:27 am #

            Islander, that was Kermit Ii. Many of TRs decendants went to work for the OSS & CIA. I’m talking about Kermit, TRs 3rd son, who ended up committing suicide in Alaska in 1945.

          • elysianfield January 10, 2023 at 11:36 am #

            ‘. TE Lawrence is such an interesting character; unfortunately, today he is largely remembered for being the guy to point to when promoting the use of motorcycle helmets”

            BRH,
            What a shallow rendering of Lawrence’s accopolishments. His place in history is secure in that he was, probably the only personage in history to own three Brough Superiors….THREE!

      • stelmosfire January 9, 2023 at 6:36 pm #

        Pakistan? Where’s that? K2? mountains, camels. screw them. 243,000,000 people most Americans could never point out on a map. Inconsequential.

        • BackRowHeckler January 9, 2023 at 8:15 pm #

          But like E. says they have a battery of nukes, which makes them a nation of some consequence.

          • stelmosfire January 10, 2023 at 7:11 am #

            Ya think? If Cardi B is not singing about it most Americans don’t care.

      • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 8:34 pm #

        Pakistan is another country where the US overthrew the elected leader.
        That didn’t go over well with the population.

    • Rulo Deschamps January 9, 2023 at 8:48 pm #

      Spot on, scooby123.

      C19 madness hit South America pretty bad. A lot of bad things were achieved under its cover. Digitalization, like JHK says, tracking, Chinese style apps, political witch hunts…

  13. redrock January 9, 2023 at 10:58 am #

    We have the largest collection of dumb fucks perverts and morons ever in history in power. How we survive is beyond my comprehension.

    • K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 12:39 pm #

      Money is the glue.

    • mrs_saj January 9, 2023 at 3:42 pm #

      This might be the comment of 2023 (YTD).

    • Amman January 10, 2023 at 12:07 pm #

      Some say a Mega wave of American Violence & Retribution.

      The jury is still out, for me, on this scenario.

  14. niner January 9, 2023 at 11:02 am #

    Mr. Kunstler grapples with the latest misdeeds of leftists.

    i’ve just been reading Ted Kaczynsky’s opus, “Industrial Society and Its Future.”

    Kaczynsky writes a clear and accurate description of the psychology of the left. It’s quite useful in understanding “how they roll.”

    For brevity, see paragraphs 6-23 and 219-232.

    Really i kept thinking — this guy has read all of Ayn Rand, and has dissected the psychological basis of her plots and characters.

    When you learn that kaczynski was a genius level mathematician, so much about his life becomes logical, even inevitable.

    The wikipedia (ptui) bio is useful, especially about the marxist style radical-deconstruction mind control operation he was subjected to.

    httxx://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Kaczynski

    httxx://archive.org/search.php?query=title%3A%28Industrial%20Society%20and%20its
    %20future%29%20AND%20creator%3A%28Ted%20Kaczynski%29

    httxx://archive.org/details/industrial-society-and-its-future-theodore-j-kaczynski/page/100/mode/2up

    i think leftism is going to be the inevitable undertow of multiracial and multicultural societies.

    leftism is a magnet for the self-perceived inferiors.

    • Amman January 10, 2023 at 12:20 pm #

      He, the Unibomber, was betrayed by a POS brother.

  15. Piscean January 9, 2023 at 11:11 am #

    Re Brazil, I particularly loved the suggestion that the “insurrectionists” had been studying the Jan 6th events to learn how to do this. Because nobody has ever staged a coup in the entire history of South America, obviously.

    Am I the only person left who remembers the 1970s?

    • Mick January 9, 2023 at 11:16 am #

      Lol….Yeah, the South Americans learning how to insurrect from us. That is rich!

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 12:44 pm #

      That is pretty hilarious.

    • K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 1:17 pm #

      Nice website.

      Click on ‘Piscean’ (in green) to get there.

      • Night Owl January 9, 2023 at 2:37 pm #

        “Click on the green type, just like my screen name. Come to my blog, CFNers.”

    • Amman January 11, 2023 at 3:25 pm #

      Bolsonaro at a WEF meet with Greta and SchwabenKopf

      httpX://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlWc6nKUr_U&ab_channel=ScreenInternational

      .

  16. zappalives January 9, 2023 at 11:29 am #

    Anything the PARASITE-GLOBALIST nyt is against………Im for !

  17. Mick January 9, 2023 at 11:49 am #

    Upon hearing the news of the proletariat rising up with militant fervency in Brazil, AOC started singing “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”.

    Then Mizz Talib, or whichever one wears the towel on her head, said….”Uh, darling…..wrong song. And the proletariat rising up down there is not the approved proletariat.
    We’re against it”.

    “Oh. Well. Let’s go shopping!! I got my Nancy bonus!”

    • K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 12:37 pm #

      ‘whichever one wears the towel on her head

      The free expression of Mick the prick.

      • Mick January 9, 2023 at 12:38 pm #

        Why thank ya….thank ya very much

      • Mick January 9, 2023 at 1:01 pm #

        You know K-Dog, I don’t point out towels on heads for regular people of the Islamic faith. Meaning, people who are not in politics.

        (I mistakenly said Talib, when I was actually picturing in my mind Ms. Omar, who wears the Hijab)

        Ms. Omar however, wears that headgear to make a religious statement as a politician. Yet, she had a year or so long affair with her campaign manager who was married to another woman with kids, and while she herself was married. He divorced his wife to be with Omar, much to his now ex-wife’s shock.

        Last time I checked the religion of Islam forbids adultery. If she were in an Islamic country she’d….well I think you know.

        So, her wearing her religion on her head is just a mockery. Or a hypocritic symbolism over substance exercise. He adulterous affair wrecked a marriage with children.

        So, she is a towel head hypocrite. No apologies.

        • Mick January 9, 2023 at 1:42 pm #

          ….and Ms. Omar can’t even be a true liberal, much less a true Muslim.

          From Chris Hedges’ latest post on the 8th:

          “Our political class does not govern. It entertains. It plays its assigned role in our fictitious democracy, howling with outrage to constituents and selling them out. The Squad and the Progressive Caucus have no more intention of fighting for universal health care, workers’ rights or defying the war machine than the Freedom Caucus fights for freedom. These political hacks are modern versions of Sinclair Lewis’s slick con artist Elmer Gantry, cynically betraying a gullible public to amass personal power and wealth. This moral vacuity provides the spectacle, as H.G. Wells wrote, of “a great material civilization, halted, paralyzed.” It happened in Ancient Rome. It happened in Weimar Germany. It is happening here…”

          • C.O.Jones January 11, 2023 at 9:58 am #

            “Politics is the entertainment branch of industry” – Frank Zappa

  18. K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 12:13 pm #

    The truth is more that Mr. Lula is another Hugo Chavez, poised to wreck Brazil with a fresh attempt at nationalizing all enterprise, ramping up a Marxist police state

    No, Lula was the first former worker to become president of Brazil, and he governed the country for two consecutive terms (2003 until 2006, and from 2007 until 2011).

    Thinking Lula is going to wreck the country is sclerosis dementia. Which is not really a thing but it is appropriate.

    Popular Christianity, an early and enduring influence for Hugo Chávez, informed his deep commitment to justice and the equality as well as his generosity and forgiveness of adversaries.

    People who don’t troll for the deep state know this.

    • K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 12:23 pm #

      About 1.5 million Venezuelans learned to read and write thanks to Chávez and his literacy campaign. Free access to health care was ensured for all

      In Venezuela the number of doctors increased, infant mortality rate fell, and average life expectancy increased.

      But since Chávez was using the proceeds of American Oil to fund the social change he had to be taken out.

      • Mick January 9, 2023 at 12:37 pm #

        I admittedly had a soft place in my heart for Hugo ever since that occasion at the UN when he said he smelled sulfur at the podium after that demon from hell had just been there earlier.

        He was speaking of Dubya. Lol…

        • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 1:37 pm #

          That was epic!
          But that’s probably when they gave him the cancer that killed him.

          Hugo walked the streets of Germany when there was some sort of international meeting there, going into bars and hanging with regular people.

          Bush stayed on a ship, surrounded by US military, with the streets leading to it blocked off to regular people.

          I still remember that contrast.

          • Mick January 9, 2023 at 1:47 pm #

            Yes, I also believed that they killed him. I never did believe the American Intelligence Deep State MIC spin on Hugo Chavez. I don’t think he was a terrible guy.

            Now some will say, “So you’re a communist then?” No, I just don’t believe the black PR that the CIA/State Department Lie machine spun regarding him.

          • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 2:31 pm #

            It’s like people who disagree with Fauci anent covid being Fauci stooges. The Dialectic is a slippery lad…..

    • Islander January 9, 2023 at 6:36 pm #

      I don’t like to see dumping here on Hugo Chavez.

      His death was very suspicious. He openly defied the international PTB and was a proud man of the people. .

      He was a genuine man of the people, a mestizo, a combo of Amerindian, Afro and Spanish. .

      I believe he was the first leader of Venezuela who was not from the mainly Spanish upper class.

      Those who opposed him and his program to redistribute Venezuela’s oil wealth to the poor—who supported the Guaido farce— were upper-class white(ish) Venezuelans who felt entitled to their class’s hold on power.

      Chavez was not a savvy economist nor an international chess player type (like Putin), but he could smell a rat when he was near one. He outraged TPTB when he called them out at the UN. After that his days were numbered.

      When I heard that he had been diagnosed with cancer it was a similar feeling to when I learned that Paul Wellstone had been killed in a plane crash in October 2002—“How convenient!”

      Maduro as Chavez’s successor has struggled to keep V’la on an even keel, under constant political and economic attack by the USA . He does not have Chavez’s power and popularity. But he did stand up to the foreign and domestic Guaido puppeteers.

    • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 2:43 pm #

      Thankyou, Mrs Lula!

  19. Kevvia Knack January 9, 2023 at 12:23 pm #

    Kamala does look very frightened and miserable most of the time. She looks like she is about to burst into tears. I find this very worrisome and disturbing.

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 12:51 pm #

      I find it to be just desserts.

    • Not_GeorgeT January 9, 2023 at 1:08 pm #

      Willie Brown allegedly told her not to take the job.

      • Mick January 9, 2023 at 1:30 pm #

        She should have listened to her Willie

    • Daddyotis January 9, 2023 at 2:08 pm #

      Kamala??

      I’m not sayin’ she’s a whore, but if she had as many pricks sticking out of her as she’s had stuck into her, she’d identify as a porcupine.

    • Daddyotis January 9, 2023 at 2:10 pm #

      Kamala?.

      I’m not sayin’ she’s a whore, but she’s clearly been cocked more times than John Wayne’s shotgun.

    • Amman January 10, 2023 at 12:14 pm #

      What does she know and when did she know it? ; )

    • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 2:44 pm #

      She’s just doing what she’s always done: going down.

  20. AlD666 January 9, 2023 at 12:33 pm #

    Election: Trump supporters filed 50+ lawsuits. All claims about election fraud were vetted and found baseless. Beside that, the outcome of the popular vote was not in doubt.

    Vax: Saved my life and the lives of those I love.

    James: You’re a brilliant writer in your books. Some of this stuff is not its equal.

    Brazil: Our country has been so devious south of our borders that finding good information is difficult. I agree that Greenwald is the best bet.

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 12:54 pm #

      CNN & NY Slimes thank you for your support.

    • K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 12:56 pm #

      I appreciate your diplomatic take one the ‘stuff’.

      Live long and prosper.

    • SaskWatch January 9, 2023 at 1:01 pm #

      “Get behind me, Satan!”

    • Rowdypiglet January 9, 2023 at 1:16 pm #

      “Vax: Saved my life and the lives of those I love.”

      It’s always interesting to me when the self-identified supporters of science claim they know what would have happened in an alternate (imaginary) timeline in which they and their loved ones all died, for lack of a vaccine, from a virus with a mortality rate of about one percent. Or is there a higher mortality rate in your alternate imaginary timeline?

      • K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 1:28 pm #

        ‘self-identified supporters’

        Where is this mythical beast? Everyone here is anonymous except JHK and moi.

      • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 1:41 pm #

        LOL, Rowdy, you nailed it.

        “In my fevered and fearful imagination, I and all my loved ones would have died, I tell you, died!! So thank you, $cience, you truly saved our lives!”

      • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 1:42 pm #

        I read a poll about a year ago that claimed that the proponents of the vaccines (mostly of the lefty persuasion) believed that the death rate was 50%.

        Which is moronic, but there you have it.

        I used to parse the stats daily during the plandemic, and it always came out to around 0.027% mortality rate.

    • GreenAlba January 9, 2023 at 2:21 pm #

      “Vax: Saved my life and the lives of those I love.”

      I had a poached egg on toast most mornings and I never got covid. Poached eggs saved my life.

      • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 3:02 pm #

        Speaking of science, here’s an important study I came across. Eggs are also a factor in the conclusion reached:
        https://twitter.com/boriquagato/status/1608830516031287298?s=20&t=Kw57i9SXpnUZm_ZC01z1-w

        • GreenAlba January 9, 2023 at 3:20 pm #

          Excellent, thanks, Beryl!

          When I was working in publishing, I came across a chapter in a nature medicine book that used a graph showing the increase in sales of thick-soled running shoes against the increase in diabetes to ‘demonstrate’ that diabetes was caused by wearing thick-soled shoes (instead of running barefoot).

      • Mick January 9, 2023 at 3:14 pm #

        Poached! Of course. With this new “horrific variant” on the way I’ll start poaching my eggs.

        Now is this stealing eggs, or a certain way to cook them?

        (Sorry, couldn’t resist)

        • Islander January 9, 2023 at 6:59 pm #

          Pretty soon we all might ahve to poach eggs to get any at all.

          Today, no eggs whatsoever in the supermarket. Instead, a sign announcing “Supply chain issues.”

          It was the same deal last week.

          Fortunately on my way back from Town X on a fruitless mission to get the 4G flip phone that Verizon owes me, I remembered that I would be passing a spot where they sell eggs from a fridge in the backyard for $7/dozen. They still had two cartons.

          My niece-in-law is convinced that a coyote has been ‘poaching” her flock. So, no eggs there.

          Yahoo says this:
          “f you’ve had trouble finding eggs at your local grocery store, you’re not alone. Stores around the nation are experiencing a shortage, and have for some time. The primary reason is a spreading avian flu, reducing poultry flocks while driving up the price of eggs. In Colorado alone, some 6 million chickens have been euthanized.”

          Wow. Did all of those chickens really need to be killed? What happened to the corpses? Is this another plandemic to deprive us of real food?

          • Woodchuck January 9, 2023 at 7:36 pm #

            Millions upon millions of chickens are crammed together in unhealthy conditions in giant farms and pumped full of various ag drugs. Its well known that disease can spread rapidly among populations of critters this close together. It happens in the wild when the populations of prey species are too close to each other. Of course it will happen on farms as well. I grew up in an old neighborhood where every other home had a derelict chicken house in the back yard. When home refrigerators became standard in every home, people quit raising them and bought chicken and eggs at the grocery stores. Us kids played in the old chicken coops, they made great forts that we defended with cap pistols. The gals used them as play houses instead of forts. And after our food supply system fails badly enough (famine usually happens when your government is taken over by commies), then the backyard chicken houses will be coming back. Instead of watching trash on tv or arguing with trolls on CFN, we’ll be feeding and caring for chickens. Just like we did in the US up until the 50’s when everything changed.

          • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 7:47 pm #

            There were eggs at my local Albertson’s, but there was a sign about supply issues.

            Sorta scary.

          • Mick January 9, 2023 at 7:48 pm #

            Well, Pfizer needs to develop an mRNA vax for the chickens to help them not die, or end up in the ICU on ventilators!

            But, like with humans it won’t ‘stop the spread’. And then the chickens will start dropping dead from clot and other vax injuries.

            Never mind.

          • niner January 9, 2023 at 11:28 pm #

            i had my own freerange (during the daytime) chickens years back. i really loved them, not individually but as a flock. they were a little village.

            i’d have them again, but the winters here are to cold to want to go out twice a day and bang the ice out of the water pans and check on them.

            httxx://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/index.html ;

            really they are more fun than about any critters, and not that much trouble.

      • Amman January 10, 2023 at 12:18 pm #

        The way he writes, he should have passed on.

    • Night Owl January 9, 2023 at 2:39 pm #

      All claims about election fraud were vetted and found baseless.

      A bald-faced lie.

      • Islander January 9, 2023 at 10:26 pm #

        Yeah, by “fact checkers”!!

        We don’t need a court system anymore.

        The verdicts can be determined by “fact-checkers” without the pesky process of hearing and weighing evidence.

      • C.O.Jones January 11, 2023 at 10:19 am #

        @ Night Owl – yes, and a transparent attempt to re-write history. If you watched the video of Ruby Freeman and her daughter on election night in Atlanta, you will forever remember them rolling out suitcases full of unfolded ballots and repeatedly running them thru the machines. This was after someone jammed a roll of toilet paper in a men’s room toilet, flushed until water ran out on the floor and then declared a “water main break” so the location had to be shut down and have its windows covered while activity inside the building continued thru the night.

        There are articles on the web saying all of this never happened.

        The courts of this once great land refused to hear the evidence on the basis of “no standing.”

        The people, like Sidney Powell, who tried and failed to have the evidence viewed by the courts and the public have been sued into oblivion.

    • niner January 9, 2023 at 11:10 pm #

      you got the 666 part right.

  21. Edge Lord January 9, 2023 at 12:36 pm #

    A motorcyclist turned into pink mist the other day after slamming into a viaduct support. Reports are he was vaccinated.

    Also an 89 year old former coal miner and lifetime smoker was diagnosed with lung cancer and passed away. But only after getting jabbed.

    A stunt performer at a roadside zoo was killed when the hippo he was training became suddenly aggressive. He was recently vaccinated and the theory is that the hippo detected is unpure blood and was fearful of cross contamination.

    Buckle up

    • K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 12:54 pm #

      I know a guy at work who won’t have sex with vaccinated women. He is afraid of cross contamination.

      RNA from a roll in the hay.

      He imagines it will be ok after a detox period but I don’t see how it matters. Usually a man says no and that is the last chance he ever gets with her. Regardless of the reason. Women only get turned down once.

      • SaskWatch January 9, 2023 at 1:03 pm #

        “Women only get turned down once.”

        Yes … but there are billions of them.

        • stelmosfire January 9, 2023 at 6:53 pm #

          “Women only get turned down once.”

          Fake news

      • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 1:40 pm #

        I think you missed his entire point… lol.

      • Night Owl January 9, 2023 at 2:40 pm #

        He is smart.

        This is going to be the fate of most of your kind, until you die suddenly.

        • Mick January 9, 2023 at 3:25 pm #

          He is smart AND not anonymous.

    • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 2:36 pm #

      People shouldn’t ride hippos, vaxed or unvaxed. Hippos like to relax in the water and eat. They take umbrage at all who would interfere with that divine way of life.

      • Edge Lord January 9, 2023 at 2:57 pm #

        Can you stand between mirrors and not see your image reversed? What are you, vampire?
        It’s post 2019.

        People either died from the Vid or died from the Vax. One or the other. Choose a foolish side wisely.

        ‘Cause politics!

        • Jarek January 9, 2023 at 3:07 pm #

          Videodrome!

          Or Halloween: Let’s play a trick on the children. Do you not remember Magh Mell, the Plain of Sacrifice? I know you do. We were both butcher priests, one of the lower orders of Druids…..

    • Islander January 9, 2023 at 10:28 pm #

      Edge Lord,

      Actually, this sounds more like dead motorcyclists and heart attack victims dying “with covid.”

      • Edge Lord January 10, 2023 at 12:35 pm #

        Yeah, tell that to the skydiver who failed to pull his chute in time.
        Guess what? Vaxxed & boosted.
        Coincidence, eh?

  22. Paula D January 9, 2023 at 12:37 pm #

    What amazes me is the power of the Mighty Wurlitzer to control the minds of the population.

    So now people protesting the election in Brazil are Bad People, just like the ones in the US on Jan. 6th.

    But before this every Color Revolution was based on elections that the US declared were fake and rigged, from the Rose Revolution in Georgia in 2003 to the Orange Revolution in Ukraine in 2004 (that one really pissed me off, since it came only weeks after the stolen 2004 US election, in which we were told ”exit polls are not reliable”, but in Ukraine we were told “exit polls showed the election was stolen. Who would be stupid enough to fall for that??? The US public) to the 2009 Green Revolution in Iran to the 2019 US-backed government overthrow in Bolivia that wasn’t assigned a color to the no-color uprising in Nicaragua in 2019 to the attempted coup in 2019 in Venezuela to the Slipper Revolution in Belarus in 2020 to the Kazakhstan attempt in Jan. 2022.
    Oh, and the Umbrella Revolutions in Hong Kong.

    But now we are told that protesting a stolen election is a Bad Thing, right up until the US wants to overthrow another government, at which point it will be a Good Thing, and the majority of Americans will follow right along without a hint of cognitive dissonance. Because it takes cognitive ability to have cognitive dissonance.

    • K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 1:05 pm #

      Actually Paula D, they are bad people. BozoNero is a POS.

      Bolsonaro enables the killing of opponents. The border of far-right is murder and Bozo is there.

      History:

      httpx://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/brazil-s-bolsonaro-targets-minorities-1st-day-office-n954181

      Or so says the mighty wurlitzer.

      • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 1:45 pm #

        My point was not about Bolsonaro though, it was about the sudden declaration that elections cannot be rigged, although the US spent the last 20 years overthrowing elections of which it disapproved.

        And my future annoyance when uppity citizens of another country disobey the US and vote for someone unapproved for president, and we are told “The election was rigged and the protesters are valiant freedom fighters”.

        I just really hate hypocrisy and double standards. Also I hate stupidity.

        • K-Chien January 9, 2023 at 1:55 pm #

          There have been countries where only one person ran in an election, yet the process of getting it done right really mattered. Some people take voting seriously.

          I would if there was anything good to vote for.

          Not all elections are stolen.

          • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 7:39 pm #

            But I was commenting on the propaganda, not on the results of the election.

      • Night Owl January 9, 2023 at 2:40 pm #

        “Bolsonaro is a POS, so it is OK if Lula stole the election.”

        K-Mao.

    • Islander January 9, 2023 at 7:18 pm #

      Paula:
      An excellent rundown of the “heads I win, tails you lose” deploiyment of “protest” by the US govt.

      Re the Great Wurlitzer, Dr. Mercola has an excellent video up today with a British academic who specializes in Propaganda Studies, Piers Robinson, asserting that the Covid-19 propaganda effort was international and the biggest propaganda campaign in history.

      Plenty of visuals to support his contention on the use of guilt- and fear-inducing slogans in March 2020 to effect behavioral change—you will recognize them all.

      Blood=chilling, even if many here were able to see through the manipulations in real time.

      httpX://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2023/01/09/propaganda-perpetuates-pandemic-censorship.aspx?

      This video will probably be up for only 24 or so more hours.

      • Paula D January 9, 2023 at 7:48 pm #

        I forget where I saw it, but someone commented that people who state that the goal is a one world government seem to have not noticed that there must already be some sort of one world government, because almost every country in the world was in lockstep (so to speak).

        WTF? Lockdowns, plastic shields, blue facemasks clogging up the oceans, media propaganda, social media censoring, government dictates….and then the vaxes.
        Someone issued those orders. And non-compliant governments were punished, like the president of Tanzania, who tested a goat and a papaya to prove that the PCR tests were bogus. He died of “covid” and his vice-president, a WEF stooge, promptly reversed his orders.

        President Luchanshenko of Belarus testified that he was offered $1 billion by the IMF if he would go along with the program.
        He refused and promptly faced a color revolution. Luckily he survived, because Russia helped him.

        The president of Haiti reputedly refused to push the Pfizer GMO product. He was murdered outright (none of that cancer or covid cover for him.)

        But maybe there isn’t some mysterious Sauron ruling Earth. Maybe it’s just the bankers at the IMF and their buddies at Big Pharma.

        • Islander January 9, 2023 at 10:41 pm #

          Well, per my post below (see the link to all the contracts) the DoD has been in charge of this op from the beginning, starting in 2013.

          I am having a hard time actually locating the interview referred to here, but here is the text I received in an email from a friend:

          “Ana Maria Mihalcea, MD, PhD
          Jan 8 · Dr. Ana’s Newsletter

          I just finished watching Sasha’s latest interview. Although I know about this issue, it still makes me nauseated. Take 17 minutes out of your life and watch this brilliant expose. The entire C19 operation was a Pentagon run show planned by a secretive Cabal since 2013. The trials and FDA approval was smoke in mirrors. Please watch and share.

          I was interviewed by Clayton Morris, Redacted”

          OK, I finally found this, and am about to watch it:
          “BOMBSHELL docs reveal Covid-19 COVER-UP goes straight to the top | Redacted with Clayton Morris”

          httpX://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERvURcpg3JE

          • Paula D January 10, 2023 at 3:15 pm #

            It’s cued up, along with about 84 other videos I want to watch.

  23. Gonga Din January 9, 2023 at 1:30 pm #

    From your keyboard to God’s browser.

  24. Not_GeorgeT January 9, 2023 at 1:35 pm #

    With all the shit hitting the fan in Mexico, is anyone trying to keep track of how many weapons sent to Ukraine took a detour?

    • Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 3:04 pm #

      Is anyone keeping track of how many were sent?

      • Not_GeorgeT January 9, 2023 at 9:05 pm #

        I certainly lost count before I got started. All those billion$ of US taxpayer dollar$ making debt slaves of many future generations really had my math mind spinning.

        I figure the Russians likely have an idea how many weapons made it to the Western border of Ukraine since they have an idea how many they are blowing up with missiles, artillery, drone attacks, air strikes, etc.

        (Does it look like confetti made from U$D when the result of combustion and detonation are overcome by force of gravity and return to earth?)

        Surely some make it through. Do they populate an arms bazaar?

        If I were prone to headaches I’d have a massive one trying to add in the ones from the Afghan arms market.

        Does the 3-letter agency which operated Air America currently either engage or facilitate in moving weapons systems?

        Could there be proxies involved?

        Maybe at some point we’ll find out.

        Stay tuned, it’s unrolling (or unravelling) in present time.

        Meanwhile… many, many people in the US still think the Russian Federation is the aggressor in the territory formerly known as Galicia, feting the penile piano player allegedly running the disaster there.

        I wonder if Churchill could perform such a party trick.

        What will it take for de-cartelization to begin South of the Rio Grande?

  25. Beryl of Oyl January 9, 2023 at 1:48 pm #

    There were plenty of warnings about what could and would likely happen if we were to switch to the ‘voting machines’.

    Very similar to how there were warnings that airport scanners couldn’t do the job they were intended for, but somehow we have them anyway.

    • Islander January 9, 2023 at 7:28 pm #

      “There were plenty of warnings about what could and would likely happen if we were to switch to the ‘voting machines’.”

      And also mail=in ballots.
      Especially from Bev Harris, the founder of Black Box Voting, in 2003.

      Here is a *fairly* recent contribution of hers.
      Worth a read—even more relevant today than when it was written.

      httpX://blackboxvoting.org/proof-of-fraud/

      also good to know that the organization still exists, as these longtime watchdogs have a lot of knowledge and experience under their belts.

      Here is a piece from 2021:

      httpX://blackboxvoting.org/black-box-voting-2-0/

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder January 13, 2023 at 9:56 am #

        If I recall, even Jimmy Carter, some 20 years ago oversaw a study into how to keep elections safe. He and the group concluded that the easiest way to fuck with elections (my phrasing, not his) would be through mail-in balloting.

  26. Walter B January 9, 2023 at 1:53 pm #

    Late to the party today Jim, needed a few more hours at work, sorry.

    Always a great work of art you put out twice a week, thank you. In your last paragraph you state that the new congress might get a little work done in getting rid of the brain-dead career criminal in charge. While it is always my position that our corrupt, criminal government never gets anything of value accomplished, this time you have a point, because getting one or both of the Obamas into positions of power again is clearly, at least IMHO, very much desired by the real owners of America.

    Those two bags of human waste could actually achieve the total collapse of our nation because they are “so pretty” and dimwits LOVE pretty things, don’t they? At least enough of the dimwits do and would follow them right over the cliff with shouts of praise and joy. I don’t think I am going to mind be eliminated, at least if I get to see a lot of true idiots get whacked before they get me.

  27. MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 2:08 pm #

    Wikipedia still says the New World Order is a conspiracy theory.

    LMAO!

    • Night Owl January 9, 2023 at 2:54 pm #

      😀

    • elysianfield January 9, 2023 at 2:55 pm #

      Mary,
      Conspiracy or not, it is Utopian.

    • Walter B January 9, 2023 at 3:17 pm #

      But the WEF website openly claims that this is their goal. It is like Dopey Joe, CNN, NBC and all the other propaganda outlest crying over the 6 police officers murdered during the January 6th revolution while silencing the story of the bad cop who shot and killed the woman veteran, who was the only factual casualty that day.

      Reality does not exist anymore, only spin, only lies. Technology may have given us some small token shit, but it clearly has eliminated truth and our abilities to perceive it anyway. We are lost.

      • Edge Lord January 9, 2023 at 3:29 pm #

        Walter Sobchak?

        Reality always existed Walter, as did the ability to disguise, hide, and alter it.

        What’s the line? There’s too much magic these days?

        Technology has exposed the truth, your emotional frustration is that despite technology exposing the truth, the powers at be are still able to deny by means of the analog!

        By ignoring or simply stating the opposite without evidence. By having bureaucrats censor the facts on mass-discussion platforms

        You’re in fact angry that facts derived from technology are losing out simply to people who blurt out:

        Trump
        Nazis
        Science
        Fascists
        Deniers

        • Walter B January 9, 2023 at 3:51 pm #

          No doubt. Oh, I know many if not all of the truths, but yes, I am seriously frustrated and definitely angry to see the Soma working on so many lost souls. I am currently doing my best to convert my anger to sadness, it is much less damaging to the spirit.

        • elysianfield January 10, 2023 at 11:30 am #

          …Shut up, Donny….

      • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 3:50 pm #

        Absolutely! That’s why it’s so funny!

      • Amman January 10, 2023 at 12:32 pm #

        Speak for yourself. Reality exists, as does its correlative, imagination.

    • Hereward the Woke January 11, 2023 at 2:49 pm #

      Conspiracy theories: sneak-peaks at tomorrow’s truth.

  28. Roundball Shaman January 9, 2023 at 2:30 pm #

    “Insurrections galore spark off all of a sudden, and 2023 was just born days ago!”

    What causes ‘Insurrection’? When people are PISSED. And today, we have all kinds of reasons to be royally pissed off. Human beings will take a certain amount of discomfort or being dissed and dislocated and depleted… and once that level is reached we go from Dissed to Pissed.

    And when people get pissed? Along come The Saviors. The Ones who will make things all right if they were just given the chance. The Ones with The Answers. Sure. Right. Like all the saviors that have emerged before. And still, we end up right here and now with THIS?

    The question is… what happens to all this anger that is percolating in this great big World Soup Pot of Being Aggravated and Aggrieved? And will that result makes things better or worse once the big boiling bubbles simmer down a bit and we see just how scalded we all became from all the Bubbling Over? Ever watch a boiling pot? That pot looks mad. Really mad. And a bit out of control. And it is too hot for anyone to handle.

    “… the US Swamp endured a rebellion in the House of Representatives last week.”

    It’s nice that the House Rebels were able to extract some concessions from the UniParty RINO Cabal. But it’s not nice that these concessions will not be followed or enforced by the Rinocabal and their DemoFriends. But these were nice window-dressings to give the Rebels something shiny to show the folks back home.

    “One example of this despotic malice… is the open border with Mexico that has enabled millions of unvetted migrants to enter the USA illegally… Joe Biden traveled down to the border last weekend in a pretend show of concern… They stupidly took him for a photo op to one of the few places on the border where he wouldn’t have to actually witness mobs crossing the Rio Grande…”

    Why right there is the answer to the Big Porous Border Problem! Just let Resident Biden take up full-time residence there and POOF! No more border problem! He can enjoy some good Tex-Mex (or some Taco Soup) and give the poor abused Border Agents a break from not being allowed to enforce the United States border all by themselves.

    And maybe these Agents can stay home for a while and enjoy a nice big bowl of spicy bubbling soup. Hope it doesn’t boil over too much first.

    Mmm-Mmm-Good…

    • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 7:29 pm #

      You noticed that there is little concern in the Dem camp, probably for good reason.

  29. Night Owl January 9, 2023 at 2:42 pm #

    “BRAZIL – Did the people really decide to vote in a criminal, given a 10year prison sentence for corruption? Or was the election decided for them?

    Let the people see the files
    @elonmusk”

    https://twitter.com/BernieSpofforth/status/1599016851702353920?cxt=HHwWgMCoudnW7LAsAAAA

    Yes, Bernie. Let’s see what old Elon might have on the latest WEF election operation.

  30. Frankenstein Government January 9, 2023 at 2:58 pm #

    Nothing positive will happen. The American leaderless group exercise will continue just as it has- with the cowardly sheep firmly in control.

    I like your thinking Jim but it is pure fantasy.

  31. Mick January 9, 2023 at 3:33 pm #

    “With Democracy….everyone must be fully politicized at all points and in all activities for every possible party position. Democracy requires that everyone must constantly live and breathe politics. Otherwise, one side will inevitably dominate and centralize the other…….

    …….This is not a sustainable nor a desirable condition. We are not meant to be politicized constantly, which the rule-by-many requires for any semblance of balance. Which is why the leftists are succeeding in bringing us under a rule-by-few, where they are the “few”.

    Leftists dedicate their entire life to politics. They live, breathe, eat, and sleep their politics. Most conservatives start and end it at the voting booth every two years. Given this information, there should be little surprise why one side has won, and the other has lost. You cannot conserve what you only defend every couple of years by lukewarmly tossing in a ballot…..”

    hiddendominion.com/the-greatest-failure-of-the-conservative/

    • Edge Lord January 9, 2023 at 3:46 pm #

      Totally explains the record audiences of Limbaugh, Tucker, Savage, Fox News, etc.

      Every 2 years of course.

      Some hot take

      The reason conservatives lose is that at the end of the day, it’s a bunch of nobody’s talking to no one.

      Except Kirk Cameron and that guy who sang catch scratch fever.

      The left has a lot of somebody’s doing some things.

      Like it or not

      • JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 7:26 pm #

        I would agree with you, but we will see what the new kids in town can get done. If it is typical GOP reaction, the Uniparty remains.

        • Edge Lord January 9, 2023 at 7:38 pm #

          What new kids?
          It’s the same archetype.

          Nothing will happen.
          Sure, they keep say they’re investigating:

          Hunter
          Fauci
          Elections
          Ukraine
          Mayorkas
          Weaponized government

          But nothing is going to happen. This is why conservatives lose. They think the system will allow them to prevail.

          At least the leftist lunatics know that the system has to be hijacked and or destroyed and bent to your will.

          It’s tragic. The faith people have.
          The meek shall inherit the yoke

    • riverrunner January 9, 2023 at 7:08 pm #

      Judging from the volume of ‘face meet palm’ comments here, I think you’ve got it exactly backwards.

      • Edge Lord January 9, 2023 at 7:41 pm #

        During COVID: everyone died from COVID

        Post COVID: everyone drops dead from the Vax

        It’s true, because people share stories & stuff
        And anecdotes.

  32. PureBlood January 9, 2023 at 4:35 pm #

    I recommend everyone to read Real Anthony Fauci by Bobby Kennedy Jr. On chapther 3 he explains how Ivermectin could have saved 80 percent of deaths Worldwide. This book have opened my eyes. I now know that, 90% of all medicine is not for anything else than profit for them. Low profit and effective medicines are bashed and marketed as ineffective because they go against their narrative and profit plans. One of them is wonder drug Ivermectin. I see that everyday people search for it but can’t find a place to obtain. You can get yours by visiting getmeivm.com

    • Edge Lord January 9, 2023 at 7:42 pm #

      Why?
      So you don’t suffer from typical cold or flu symptoms.

      Move on. It’s over
      Even the true bloods still believe it

  33. MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 4:57 pm #

    Pfizer rewarding one of its most effective puppets:

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2023/01/pfizer-gives-1-million-kentucky-gop-expand-headquarters-mitch-mcconnell-building/

    • riverrunner January 9, 2023 at 7:11 pm #

      Still posting links from a website designed by a second grader, I see??

      • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 8:23 pm #

        Always attack the look of the site if you can’t refute the actual story.

        • niner January 10, 2023 at 12:44 am #

          is there a time machine here at CFN.

          i could swear, i am completely certain that riverrunner said most sniffily that he was departing and never would return to our based company.

          so we must have been transported to some fabulous past era when riverrunner made his regular gracious and welcome appearance.

          • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 9:45 pm #

            He just can’t bring himself to quit us…. *sniff*

  34. Amman January 9, 2023 at 5:32 pm #

    Just an aside. I think the Chinese prefer to build secret military bases in the minds of their opponent. Bases such as tapes and videos. So I doubt they will build physically in Brazil. Besides, who is to say the Panama canal is not one already?

    Anyway, No more predictions from me on the USA.

  35. riverrunner January 9, 2023 at 6:40 pm #

    Uh-oh…Jimmy’s slide into dementia accelerates….I picture him foaming at the mouth while furiously punching the keys on today’s missive ….
    Speaking of uh-oh…..y’all need to do some ‘splainin as your ghoulish fascination(hope?) w Hamlin’s condition has fallen flat.
    And finally, it’s nice to see Jimmy taking sides with Bolsonaro’s thugs as they ransack government buildings and throw a Brazilian hissyfit. I’m surprised he didn’t mention those dastardly devils, antifa, behind the whole thing or it being orchestrated by the likes of Soros, the Obamas, Hillary, the deep state, blah, blah, blah.

    “For the moment, Mr. Lula borrows a page from the American Left’s playbook for destroying a society.” Do elaborate on this insane sentence that means nothing. “A communist takeover!!” Jeezus, Jimmy, you sound like a screeching weasel straight outta OANN.

    And finally…jumping on the impeachment bandwagon…what exactly will that accomplish for the American people? How will that help them? What’s the impeachable offense in your harried imagination? Dear gawd….what a trainwreck of a post by our demented ‘host.’

    • stelmosfire January 9, 2023 at 7:01 pm #

      I thought you said good-bye. Welcome back

      • stelmosfire January 9, 2023 at 7:03 pm #

        I see your word is worth shit.

        • riverrunner January 9, 2023 at 7:05 pm #

          Oh, I won’t be sticking around…..I’ll pop in now and again to agitate the knuckle-dragger troglodytes who have taken up residence here and seemingly have no life.

          • stelmosfire January 9, 2023 at 7:09 pm #

            Whatever dope. Your really are a liar and a lowlife subhuman larvae. Will you return as a dung beetle next time?

            Riverrunner, January 4, 2023 at 1:41 pm says:

            “Don’t worry, I’ve made it my resolution to step away for good so I won’t be coming back.”

          • riverrunner January 9, 2023 at 7:10 pm #

            Hey! Thanks for being agitated St Elmo and Happy New Year!

          • stelmosfire January 9, 2023 at 7:17 pm #

            No agita here RR, I’ve seen so much fucked up shit in my life that your shtick is not even mild entertainment. I’m just bored and looking and an empty plate of lentil soup.

          • riverrunner January 9, 2023 at 7:18 pm #

            You knead to due sum editing werk on you’re posts st elmos.

          • Islander January 9, 2023 at 7:39 pm #

            RR is creating a cover story for his stalking off in a huff but then not being able to stay away from those troglodytes he hates so much.

            Like a moth to the flame . . . Or a fiend with his dope . . . A man must have lust for the lure of the troglodyte!

          • Edge Lord January 9, 2023 at 7:47 pm #

            And like a moth to an electric bug zapper the denizens can’t help flying straight into it.

            They don’t merely feed the troll, nah, they gorge it. Like a pate goose.

            Can’t blame the guy. They shower him with attention.

            The negative kind. The kind that gets your juices flowing.

          • Anthea January 10, 2023 at 7:01 am #

            It’s interesting to consider how the NPCs got that way.

            In some cases, it’s almost pure self-interest. I grew up a few miles from Lake City Arsenal, back in the sixties. At that time, it offered the most secure and well paying jobs in the area, so it was of course anathema to question whether the Viet Nam War was a good thing–even if a lot of the boys in the area were coming home in body bags, an objective reality that was automatically rejected. Also, many people in the area really were not all that bright.

            But I think most of us have met other types of NPCs–the kind who, as best you can tell, really aren’t fully human. There’s no core “person” there; there is only the programming. As one of my friends put it, “You’re knocking on the door, and there’s nobody home.”

      • Anthea January 10, 2023 at 6:38 am #

        @ stelmosfire & riverrunner:

        Karl Denninger has provided us with a kind of diagnostic tool for riverrunner and his co-religionists. It’s over on tickerforum dot org, under the title of “The Modern NPC.”

        Denninger describes and NPC as a “programmed automaton,” like ChatGPT–that is, a sort of machine that operates as a “pattern-matching device” that cannot operate outside the parameters of its programming–the “garbage-in, garbage-out” phenomenon. As Denninger observes, “If that’s what you are in any particular domain of your existence then you are an NPC — not a thinking being.”

        In other words, there is no real thought going on with riverrunner. He is probably incapable of thought. What he offers is the mere regurgitation of assorted programmed fantasies–stuff he has been programmed to repeat. (I wouldn’t go so far as to say that it’s stuff he’s been programmed to “think,” as there is no actual thought going on here.)

        Riverrunner cannot consider or evaluate Jim’s points; to do so would go against his programming, and is beyond those habits of thought that are purely mechanical.

        Denninger points out that even a cat or a dog is capable of a higher order of thought: “They are curious enough and have enough out-of-scope processing capacity to attempt to solve [a] problem even though nothing in their natural environment has given them a pattern to match in that regard….”

        So…. A cat or a dog can do it, but not riverrunner, who is an NPC. “Said things may look like intelligent beings but are not in that they have a base of information and either refuse to engage or are incapable of synthesis beyond that.”

        It’s interesting to speculate as to how the likes of riverrunner got that way. Is it innate mental deficiency, or rigorous training? Or is their refusal to acknowledge or consider objective facts and reality that go contrary to their programming mostly just a matter of (perceived) self-interest: “I refuse to consider particular facts or realities because, if true, that means I’m fucked.”

        So you get comments from riverrunner like the above: products of the media fantasy factory’s “garbage-in” function, characterized evasions of objective reality.

        Look at riverrunner’s comment: It’s a bunch of fantasies strung together.

        • Islander January 10, 2023 at 10:06 am #

          what is an NPC?

          • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 1:13 pm #

            From video gaming: non-player character. Just background. Cardboard cutouts. Hollywood extras. The mob. The vast majority of Democratic voters. Hell, the vast majority of Republican voters. The vast majority of any group, of any place and any time.

        • Woodchuck January 10, 2023 at 10:37 am #

          Let’s give RR a break. He’s simply following orders and doing what his elementary school teachers taught him to do. To sit down, remain in the same spot for most of the day, and to repeat and believe everything he’s been told. He’s been to obedience training school, and has been made into a good doggie that obeys his masters. He thinks inside the school box they put him in, and the school hypnosis is working well, as it’s been doing with most people. The school system has now replaced the old church authorities that made the lives of children everywhere so regimented, sour, and dour in the “old days”. In Huckleberry Finn’s era, children had autonomy and went out and played their own games and had their own secret clubs and gangs. Not anymore. Today, there’s always a helicoptering adult buzzing around, making sure not one single independent thought or movement enters their world. . Instead of being confined in Sunday school once a week, kids are confined in schools and other buildings all week long, with adults hovering over them 24 hrs a day. What a damn nightmare we’ve created for ourselves! Look at how we abuse our children, and now we are killing them with shots.

          Our world sucks big time, and deep down we may be unconcerned about a nuclear holocaust on the way because we don’t enjoy being alive in such a crazy system to start with. The child devouring Moloch and Baal that ancient Israel ran out of their territory – is still here. The materialists will say that there is no Baal, and in the next moment will engage in Baal worship. Go figure.

          • Woodchuck January 10, 2023 at 11:19 am #

            Replying to myself, and I wonder how many people even have a clue as to what I’m talking about? I do know there are people on this forum old enough to understand.

            Years ago, JHK’s criticisms of modern suburbia made me think about my own experiences growing up in what I call semi-suburbia. We had houses on large lots because they were built in the first half of the 20th century, lots were big enough to make room for gardens and chicken houses, and this included the upscale homes. And mixed into this arrangement were vacant lots and fields and woods. We had toy guns and Western outfits and re-enacted Western dramas we saw on tv, We really did play “cowboys and Indians”. On a family vacation to an Indian reservation tourist place, I got my first head dress with feathers and a toy tomahawk. And I dressed up at age 5 and left home to go out in the woods and do battle. I also had toy cap guns, chaps, and spurs – and we rode imaginary horses. At age four to six there would be groups of us after dark in summer going about the neighborhood catching fireflies and placing them in glass jars we were carrying around, had lids on ’em with holes poked so the air could get in for the bugs. We’d come home with a jar full of flashing bugs, we’d been outside after dark ALL BY OURSELVES AND WITH NO ADULT SUPERVISION! But this was 1952, not 2022. We played ball games by ourselves on vacant lots, we rode bikes about the neighborhood with no whining and fearful adults following us around and putting helmets on us. God only knows how we survived eh, and our parents were abusing us by letting us experience autonomy? The first times in our lives when one’s consciousness truly expands is when we as children are out on our own with our peers and we are experiencing successful self direction, creativity, and self consciousness on the steps to adulthood. Dropping acid later in college is NOT going to do that. The backdrop for these type early-growing-up-experiences happened on small town streets and in small town vacant fields and woods, not in big urban sprawl areas with traffic everywhere. We’ve created a very toxic environment that is about to fail in spectacular manner. It’s not fit for children or dogs to grow up in, and its certainly not worth defending militarily.

            And the experiences I’m writing about have all been removed from our popular culture. The young people in our society are having a terrible time. They are growing up as prisoners confined in buildings with fences, guards, and confused and sick adults around them. Go look at a typical elementary school right now, a school cop or two on guard, front doors locked with security procedures involved to get in, chain link fences around it. What the hell? What’s wrong with us? Who thought this was a good idea? Many young people are so confused they don’t know their own gender, and basically have a synthetic identity. Our school and automobile culture is producing widespread mental illnesses, and that’s also why this culture’s days are numbered. Destroy your own families and children and you destroy yourselves and your own nations. This ship is goin’ down, and I don’t think people care anymore because they are having a really terrible voyage anyway.

          • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 1:17 pm #

            How about that six year old boy who shot his Oppressor, his “teacher”? He has admitted it. It was no accident. A little psychopath or a hero of the Fatherland? Perhaps it depends on how we react to it, eh?

            Who does better in this hot house environment? Girls. And where will be the men they need to protect them and balance them out later on?. Nowhere. Utopia attained!

          • Anthea January 11, 2023 at 4:56 pm #

            @ Woodchuck:

            I had the same kind of childhood. We used to walk or bicycle about four miles to the next town, because there was a restored fort there, Fort Osage, which overlooks the Missouri River from a high bluff. On the way back, we would stop for something to drink at a little store attached to a honey farm, which had a few tables and sold drinks and snacks.

            We walked there during the years in which we were too young to ride bicycles.

            We spent a lot of time climbing trees, or just sitting in trees, or exploring the woods and fields. We often organized baseball games.

            We were almost completely without adult supervision all summer.

            I was lucky enough to be able to raise my own kids the same way.

  36. Kornado January 9, 2023 at 7:31 pm #

    I have a ghoulish fascination.  
    If you are confident the vaccines are safe and effective, then why isn’t okay to question the causality if one particular adverse event happens, such as it did live on tv?  No one says a vaccine is 100% without some rare adverse reaction happening on occasion, so why is not ok to speculate that it could have occurred from the shot?
    If you’re confident in the efficacy of the vaccines, why wouldn’t you remain objective instead of feeling some kind of pressure coming from the ‘counter-narrative’ and lashing out?
    Unless you’re just here to create conflict.

  37. mumbai January 9, 2023 at 7:39 pm #

    One shudders at who Harris’ Veep might be – why not Julia Louis Dreyfus?
    Just not Killary, pleeeez unless civil war is the aim!
    The Constitutionality of Barry having a 3rd term is dubious but, if that’s OK, why not a fourth?
    Or just go whole hog with a coronation.
    Ms LaVaughn Robinson is currently hot property amongst the grating good in UK, even reading her bio on BBC’s bedtime book so it’s not impossible that some further elevation is in the works.

    • Blackbird January 10, 2023 at 11:53 am #

      I doubt Barry-O is interested in having a real job. He used the Presidency as a stepping stone to become a celebrity. Why shuffle papers in the Oval Office when he could be hot-tubbing with Richard Branson and Scarlett Johansen?

      Big Mike as the first black tranny President? It would be “history-making”, but I expect he prefers a live of unaccountable irresponsibility like his wife Barry.

      The Hildebeast as VP? Only as a quick step to the top job: the Presidency, then (if the position is still open) Antichrist.

      • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 1:19 pm #

        The underestimation of Barry O continues. This is what he wanted. Power behind the scenes. He’s running things for the Globalists here – and he has shown great ability at the work of destruction. And yes, he is enjoying every minute of it. You don’t begrudge a man the enjoyment of his work, do you? That’s like something a female tyrant does.

  38. Islander January 9, 2023 at 7:45 pm #

    Here is some more material for “conspiracy hypothesists:

    httpX://www.keionline.org/covid-contracts

    This group/researcher contends that the whole operation was run from the DoD, and here are the contracts to prove it.

  39. Paula D January 9, 2023 at 7:57 pm #

    I wonder where Beantown Bill has been.

    Properly chastened by Beryl and Edge, I will make no speculation here.

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 8:26 pm #

      We’re missing beantown bill, and also kesa anna. 🙁

      • GreenAlba January 9, 2023 at 9:55 pm #

        Both BB and KA have a habit of going quiet for quite a long time, so hopefully both are fine.

      • Anthea January 10, 2023 at 7:05 am #

        I am not sure I miss KesaAnna all that much. I often had the impression that she was drunk posting.

        • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 10:18 am #

          I did, too, but sometimes she made me laugh or posted a real gem.

        • Q. Shtik January 10, 2023 at 10:58 am #

          I am not sure I miss KesaAnna all that much. – Anthea

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

          Me too. In my case the problem was her over-use of the space bar.

          • Disaffected January 10, 2023 at 11:54 am #

            LOL! Typical Q. response.

          • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 1:21 pm #

            What was that award you won in New York? You posted a link about it here some years ago.

          • Disaffected January 10, 2023 at 4:00 pm #

            Who? The Q. or me? Must have been Q.

          • SpeedyBB January 11, 2023 at 5:44 am #

            What KesaAnna did not seem to realize, or perhaps did not care about, was the difference in punctuation conventions for English and German.

            She would add a space after an opening quotation mark or before a closing one. If the computer is set up for default-English, that confuses it so the quotes come out bass-ackward. One suspects that most of her typing is in German so she doesn’t bother to shift over to English convention.

            Ditto for the unnecessary space before full stops and question marks. It’s only disturbing if you pay attention to the details, and since I’m paid to pay attention I found it annoying.

            I just remembered a priceless gag from about three years ago. Some wag employee at Microsoft inserted a “bon mot” into Autocorrect on Word:

            If you type in “I’d like to see Bill Gates dead”, then text on the screen would automatically come back with “I’ll drink to that”.

            One presumes this was a guy or gal already heading out the door – giving a parting shot / middle finger to Mister Big.

        • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 1:24 pm #

          I probably drove her away by making fun of her unwillingness to admit the deadly nature of the vax. It’s not that she’s afraid (she’s vaxed), she just wants to focus on the the Treaty of Westphalia and the epaulets worn by Russian officers pre-Communist rule. All this covid crap bores here, thus it isn’t real.

          I feel terrible about driving her away – if indeed I have. Kesa come back!

    • Disaffected January 10, 2023 at 4:01 pm #

      Missing the Pucker for quite a while now too.

  40. Paula D January 9, 2023 at 8:00 pm #

    Speaking of speculation, I saw a great tweet today.

    “Guys, it’s inappropriate to question someone’s vax status when they die.
    That information was only relevant for employment, travel, education, recreation, dining, access to medical care, and celebrating holidays.”

  41. JohnAZ January 9, 2023 at 8:28 pm #

    Riverrunner

    You are here to bedevil the regular posters, I get it.

    Even to call down the head of the blog.

    You have the character of a pig.

    In a world of sane caring folks that want their America back, you are malevolence personified.

    You exemplify the mean spirits that inhabit the halls of the decrepit Washington DC.

    Just as Christ tried to tell the rulers of His day, the hypocrites and corrupted government, God’s kingdom will come in spite of the evil personified by your Liberal brothers and sisters.

    On God’s plan, Woke racism will die, tax and spend thieves will be overcome, power hungry mobsters will be removed and your belief system will die on the vine.

    • Woodchuck January 9, 2023 at 10:34 pm #

      Well yeah. The Garden of Eden had the old serpent in there slinking around in the shadows and whispering and muttering. That was simply the way it was. And in forums such as this one you must expect to have a few orcs and trolls show up and do their thing. There always seems to be trouble in paradise. But at the end of the Age it will be a different story. It will be trolls to the left and saints to the right!

    • MaryQueen January 9, 2023 at 11:29 pm #

      I look at it like comic relief.

    • SoftStarLight January 10, 2023 at 1:54 am #

      Lol i knew riverrunner would be back. Your perception is just so very intuitive with this one John. The pig must come back to wallow in his mud where is his sanctuary. Imagine living with angry, disheveled in spirit and body people tweaked out on spike proteins all day. You would probably need a break too. Jim probably laughs at such a creature. Feeding so nastily on the beautiful harvest as if it was common trough slop.

  42. messianicdruid January 9, 2023 at 8:47 pm #

    “I say the same as to the opinion of those who consider the grant of the treaty making power as boundless. if it is, then we have no constitution.”
    ~Thomas Jefferson

    “You seem to consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions; a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy.”
    ~Thomas Jefferson

    We the People are the deciders.

    • SoftStarLight January 10, 2023 at 1:42 am #

      In a way it is like Thomas Jefferson was a prophet.

      • messianicdruid January 10, 2023 at 6:39 am #

        I used to work with a guy, RJ. He would say things like “so many paradigms, so little time” when I would share something like the above [ words of the Founders ] .

        Last time I saw him, he was retired and walking around [ exercise ] inside Walmart. If I ever get back down that way, in that Walmart, and see him again, I’m going to walk up to him and see if he recognizes me, so I can say, ‘It all came true!’.

  43. messianicdruid January 9, 2023 at 9:14 pm #

    “We have no poor houses in the Colonies; and if we had some, there would be nobody to put in them, since there is, in the Colonies, not a single unemployed person, neither beggars nor tramps.”

    His friends could not believe their ears, and even less understand this fact, since when the English poor houses and jails became too cluttered, England shipped these poor wretches and down-and- outs, like cattle, and discharged, on the quays of the Colonies, those who had survived the poverty, dirtiness and privations of the journey. At that time, England was throwing into jail those who could not pay their debts. They therefore asked Franklin how he could explain the remarkable prosperity of the New England Colonies. Franklin replied:

    “That is simple. In the Colonies, we issue our own paper money. It is called ‘Colonial Scrip.’ We issue it in proper proportion to make the goods pass easily from the producers to the consumers. In this manner, creating ourselves our own paper money, we control its purchasing power and we have no interest to pay to no one.” — Benjamin Franklin

  44. tom clark January 9, 2023 at 9:33 pm #

    The saddest aspect of life currently is that science purportedly gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

    “We the people” may be the deciders, but we’re also the gubmint.

    • messianicdruid January 9, 2023 at 11:25 pm #

      And if it had actually been an insurrection, we would still be there.

      • SoftStarLight January 10, 2023 at 1:36 am #

        I’m standing on the porch with no shoes on

        Let me in

        • messianicdruid January 10, 2023 at 6:41 am #

          Show your holster.

          • SoftStarLight January 10, 2023 at 1:30 pm #

            LOL

        • stelmosfire January 10, 2023 at 6:55 am #

          Well SSL, you can come in barefoot but you’re going to have to stay in the kitchen.

          • SoftStarLight January 10, 2023 at 1:32 pm #

            I hope you have nice appliances and cookware 🙂

    • Disaffected January 10, 2023 at 10:08 am #

      lil’ t’s back! Where ya’ been, Minnetonkan warrior?

    • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 1:38 pm #

      The more knowledge, the less wisdom (typically).
      And the more data, the less knowledge.

  45. Islander January 9, 2023 at 11:10 pm #

    Posted up-thread, but I am posting it again.

    I just watched the video with Sasha. I think it actually IS “a bombshell.”

    ““Ana Maria Mihalcea, MD, PhD
    Jan 8 · Dr. Ana’s Newsletter

    . . . The entire C19 operation was a Pentagon run show planned by a secretive Cabal since 2013. The trials and FDA approval was smoke in mirrors. Please watch and share.”
    . . .
    “BOMBSHELL docs reveal Covid-19 COVER-UP goes straight to the top | Redacted with Clayton Morris”

    httpX://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERvURcpg3JE

    I hope others here will watch this and report reactions.

    • SoftStarLight January 10, 2023 at 1:31 am #

      My reaction is that I think it is very interesting, surprising while at the same time not surprising, and also frightening as to what they could be planning for us in their secretive dens. I have never heard of the injections being a prototype countermeasure before so that is new. It certainly would mean that the shots were entirely experimental in every way. It makes me wonder if it really is mrna tech or not. What if it is something else altogether? Like the nano materials that form the stringy calamari like things that clog up the veins and arteries?

    • gustafson.robert.22 January 10, 2023 at 3:58 am #

      I see crass moneymaking and drug-trial skirting in the name of “defensive bioweapon-pandemic countermeasures”. Beurocracy gone wild.

      • gustafson.robert.22 January 10, 2023 at 3:59 am #

        Bureaucracy*

      • Islander January 10, 2023 at 7:55 am #

        If Sasha’s info is true, I see a plan.

        A plan either formulated by the DoD or formulated elsewhere and “inserted” into the DoD to execute.

        Of course Big Pharma made out big on the plan.

        They are obviously part of the MIC, tapping coffers filled by taxpayers.

        But to me it looks like “the plan” was and is driving the operation.

        • gustafson.robert.22 January 10, 2023 at 10:30 am #

          A plan… but what is the plan? Is it depopulation?

          I’m thinking it’s “control” as GA says below, but opportunistically, under the guise of biological warfare preparedness with so many mechanisms already in place, just waiting to be used… for… moneymaking and pushing a heavily invested-in, profit-potential rich, and medically questionable technology (mRNA) through, past the FDA, by this mechanism.

          It seems more likely to me there was some hope for a fast, miraculously good or at least benign, outcome for mRNA drugs without a testing period, moreso than for a depopulation plan.

          • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 11:14 am #

            Wishful thinking, Robert. Of course you don’t want there to be a depop plan – who would?
            Gates has already sterilised a huge number of women very deliberately with his tetanus ‘vaccines’. The man hasn’t even the shadow of a medical qualification, but he is obsessed with ‘vaccines’ and ‘pandemics’, as well as being obsessed with population reduction.
            How many dots do you need before you can start joining any of them?
            Not that he’s even the instigator. Like Schwab, he’s a very wealthy messenger boy whose ideas happen to confirm to The Plan.

          • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 11:18 am #

            *conform*

          • gustafson.robert.22 January 10, 2023 at 11:44 am #

            Actually, I’d like a (open and publicly intentional) depopulation plan.

            I tend to think the WEF depopulationists like Gates were only a piece of the Covid puzzle. Another layer greasing the wheels, laying the infrastructure, so to speak. Until proven otherwise, I will continue to ascribe the most significant driver in the Covid scam to moneymaking.

            These baroque, neo-fuedalist techno world-domination cabal theories need more proof, more substance. More concrete, real world evidence than a bad vax and “look what their stated goals are on their websites.”

          • gustafson.robert.22 January 10, 2023 at 11:47 am #

            I can make a website and declare any number of things.

            With a little money, get some press too.

          • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 11:59 am #

            Your argument makes no sense. If they just wanted to make money, they could have injected the world with saline or some other harmless compound.

            The fact that they know (and know that many of us also know) that the quacksines are killing people AND they are pretending it’s for any reason bar the quacksines – makes it pretty obvious that the excess deaths are deliberate.
            I grant you they’re not fast enough to make much of a dent in global population, but (a) we don’t know the final effect on life expectancy because it’s only been 2 years, (b) if too many people died at once they wouldn’t get away with it, and (c) the Big One appears to be coming in 2025. That, as Bill Gates has said, will get your attention. Even yours, Robert.

            You are as keen on depop as Bill Gates, of course, and don’t seem to mind them doing it their way (democide), so that probably affects your thinking too.

            Or perhaps you are controlled opposition. 🙂

          • gustafson.robert.22 January 10, 2023 at 12:07 pm #

            Typical stuff, GA. I do mind the method of depopulation. Ends don’t justify means.

            The moneymaking theory makes perfect sense. They wanted a big gamble on mRNA drugs. They orchestrated it (and made some big initial profits). But the gamble went south, medically. So, they will fight to the death to cover up that failure and that medical malpractice.

            Saline would have been pointless. The main point WAS the mRNA tech.

          • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 12:23 pm #

            If you say so, Robert. Time will tell. You’re more likely to still be here than I am when it does.

            BTW the quacksines that don’t use mRNA tech. are also killing people. Killing people is the common denominator in all vaxx-lands.

          • gustafson.robert.22 January 10, 2023 at 12:44 pm #

            That’s a good point (what’s going on with non mRNA vaxxes). But, other pharma-benefitting medical experiments are possibilities.

            The opposing point is: extreme lack of evidence (yet) of any effective depopulation.

          • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 1:05 pm #

            I guess you’re going to have to wait for SEERS, then, to convince you. I am very unlikely to be still here by then, but I’m not sorry to miss it.

            Obviously we won’t know till it comes if it will be ‘just’ a new vaxx that will achieve the depopulation or if whatever they unleash on us to justify the vaxx will be part of the trick.

            youtube.com/watch?v=BDBGGouvum4

          • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 1:48 pm #

            I’m surprised at you, bob. I can’t even call you gustaph. Humanity at its best and worst has a grandeur about it. These guys are definitely the worst. They are as serious as a heart attack. OF COURSE it’s about making money for the lower tiers of the Pyramid. That’s all they know and care to know. But what’s it about the to guys who not only have all the money they’ll ever need, but literally have all the money since they create it out of nothing?

            They are simultaneously drastically reducing the world’s population AND gaining absolute control over that population so as to stay on top forever, in a green, new world. To those in the Capstone, no doubt motives vary. Some may not care about the last part, some do. But they all care about staying on top. And I assume they all see that we live on a finite world that is going to crash if something isn’t done. So they are doing something.

            The motive of greed by their less brethren provides them perfect cover, so they don’t disabuse them of it. Meanwhile they speak openly of their plans knowing how very few can “grok” them.

            Usually you are one who can. But you woke up on the “small side of the bed” this morning. It happens to all of us….

          • gustafson.robert.22 January 10, 2023 at 2:34 pm #

            Sorry to disappoint, Jarek. I don’t dispute “elites” intentions or money.
            I guess I dispute their actual, practical power in these futuristic plays.

            I dispute that the driving force behind covid was an elite, WEF power-play. I think the driving force was (as is so often the case) immediate profit (the same force that lifted these elites to their stations, from which they have the adorable luxury now of nursing their techtopian daydreams). I think the dreams of the WEF elites only piggybacked on and greased the wheels for the engine of pharma profits..

          • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 4:38 pm #

            That ignores the vast amount of planning. They didn’t bother to hide their paper trail very well. No need, given their control over the herd. Plus it’s part of Satanic ethics. And it torments those who can put the pieces together. From their pov, what’s not to like?

          • gustafson.robert.22 January 10, 2023 at 5:10 pm #

            “Vast amounts of planning”

            It’s hard for me not to see the covid fiasco as either: 1) a failed attempt to mainstream mRNA drugs, (and/) or 2) a failed depopulation/tech-fuedalism-installment operation.

            IN OTHER WORDS, all that planning… for what end. If the planning was so comprehensive, why is the result such a shapeless mess, is my question?

            One could disagree and say the masterstrokes are still to come. I’m just doubtful of that position.

            I agree, there was lots of planning involved… but what’s the fruit of it? Maybe not all that much. The takeaway of covid could be… the pointlessness of it all. The plain, complex disfunction it represents…

          • messianicdruid January 11, 2023 at 8:16 am #

            It could be a simple as, we have a Benefactor.

      • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 9:08 am #

        I don’t think it has ever been primarily about money making. Making money from it has just been a great big fat perk. It’s about control (micro-management) and depopulation. Money has been a means of getting the players to play. It’s not the point of the game.

        • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 9:10 am #

          I’m part way through Sasha’s interview. I subscribe to Dr Mihalcea already. None of it surprises me – I’m well past being surprised by anything to do with it.

        • Islander January 10, 2023 at 10:08 am #

          GA,

          right.

          • JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 11:28 am #

            I do not understand how Gates got to where he is.

            Ask his wife, she will say it was Epstein.

            Was it the foundation that was set up, and even then what gave him access to tell the WHO what to do.

            Also, he just about ruined American education by trying to make everyone a nerd like him.

          • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 12:11 pm #

            I think they’re all picked, groomed and mentored, JAZ, the way Kissinger picked and groomed Schwab and (I think) Jacques Attali picked and groomed Macron.

            This is a generational cabal. Schwab is no spring chicken. Like Soros, he could die tomorrow – I don’t think they care because they are part of something bigger than themselves.

            You could listen to at least the start of Sessions 5 and 6 of Reiner Fuellmich’s online Grand Jury Trial. I can’t remember the order – I think Session 5 is the financial rationale and Session 6 is eugenics. Patrick Wood (who writes books on technocracy) starts both sessions. He’s really excellent and demonstrates the development of eugenics from the early 20th century. Gates’ antecedents were also eugenicists – like I said, this agenda is generational. His grandfather gave him $1m when he was born, plus all the contacts he needed, so he has achieved nothing special in reality (excellent 2-hour video (in 4 parts) on The Corbett Report ‘Who is Bill Gates?’

          • niner January 10, 2023 at 12:32 pm #

            These days, Gates has erased the memory of his earlier crimes against humanity, with his monomaniac drive to depop.

            Gates is Windows, the most regimenting and opague digital OS yet devised. (yes, yes, let’s skip over the details of IBM and Apple–Gates is the one who infected the world with Windows.)

            Made for children and innocents to grasp with monkey paws and run the “mouse” all over the screen. Thus, they learn the lay of the labyrinth.

            A highly weaponized labyrinth. Really it is a programming device for our mind. And it is a important reason why our traditional schooling no longer works to raise healthy reproducing adults.

            We’d all been much better off without a GUI.

            Command lines force you to remember exactly what you are dealing with.

            Gates’ singleness of focus, cannot obscure the devils in his head. It is they who are smarter than we are.

            We just don’t want to believe it.

          • Islander January 10, 2023 at 4:58 pm #

            JohnAZ,

            Whitney Webb has a lot of into on the Gates-Epstein connection.

            Per Webb, Epstein was active setting up both the Clinton and the Gates Foundations—and possibly other international NGOs. There was already an agenda there to steer international policy from “public-private” (basically fascistic) platforms.

          • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 9:41 pm #

            Re Sasha Latypova’s interview, I have tried multiple times to post Karen Kingston’s contrary take, only to be told it’s a duplicate comment when it isn’t.

            I’ll try to post the link in a separate comment after this one.

            After that I’m off to bed – too much for me in these wee small hours. 🙂

          • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 9:44 pm #

            It won’t let me post the link, even without the prefix.

            You can find it on Karen K’s Substack (The Kingston Report). Article entitled ‘Will We Fall For the Latest Expert Psyop Protecting Pfizer from Criminal Liability?’

            I can’t read it all because I’m an unpaid subscriber and her articles do go into minute detail.

          • Islander January 11, 2023 at 10:51 am #

            GA: I will try to find and read the Kingston item.

            Something about her bothers me, but I don’t follow her closely enough to be able to put my finger on what it is.

            Wishing you a good night’s sleep!!

          • niner January 11, 2023 at 2:29 pm #

            GreenAlba

            perhaps you can get there from here.

            Alexandra Bruce is usually a stable and reliable judge. I’ve followed her for over a decade. she does valuable work with reposted vids and especially she makes transcripts and good summaries of the vids.

            Kingston is one smart cookie, but tends to be abrasive. Her presence on one of Fuellmich’s panels was a bit jarring. Still, she has informed opinions.

            httxx://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/karen-kingston-pfizer-shills-falsely-claim-they-cant-be-sued-another-psyop-to-cover-crimes-against-humanity/ ;

            and this may load for you:

            httxx://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERvURcpg3JE ;

    • Woodchuck January 10, 2023 at 10:16 am #

      There will be some good aspects to the Long Emergency that is on the way. The USA will disintegrate into a multitude of squabbling independent countries living in conditions that today we call “poverty”. The dollar will have no value and nobody overseas will use it for trade anymore. We’ll have to make do on what domestic resources we have left. We pigged all our stuff up at max speed in the industrial revolution, and now we seem to think the rest of the planet owes us a living. That Asians should be required to do all the sweatshop work for us. That Asians should be manufacturing all of our clothing, shoes, pots and pans, toys, car parts, drugs etc etc. This will most certainly end when the dollar ends. North America will be too broke to have the resources to spend on any more military adventures to prop up the dollar and steal resources from abroad. And the situation in the West might get so bad that other nations will have little interest in coming over here for plunder. It will be too dangerous here and there will be too many violent and mentally ill people running around all over the place. We have more guns here than we do people.

      The land comprising the USA was for some 30,000 years occupied by Indian nations who never organized into central governments and seem to have fought each other constantly, maybe out of boredom and desire for adventure. The land here will return to the way it’s been for many thousands of years. It will be occupied but balkanized in such a way that no United anything will return. It will be disunited in the same way old Europe was pre European Union. The war with Russia will destroy the EU and Europe will go back to its usual demonic behavior of endless quarreling and warfare. It’s what we humans are hard wired to do. We follow satan here in the West, the Western Church has failed completely and is all fake and divided up into so many squabbling groups and denominations that it’s impossible to count them all. Some say the Western Church has split up into some 30,000 differing denominations.

      • JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 10:58 am #

        Natives fought each other for territory, women, and resources. It was built into their traditions.
        Whites invading their territory gave them that common enemy to fight leading to the Indian wars.

        Sorta like Russia.

        • JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 11:06 am #

          Also, a Balkanized America will ever work based on the Red Blue divisions now. For the most part, Blue is cities, Red is everything else.

          The cities cannot operate without the Red’s support. If the country was split, it would take about three weeks for the Blues to come crying for their handouts and welfare.

          A real conundrum. How to split the country so everyone can subsist.

          Change only happens with extreme stress, we are getting closer.

    • Paula D January 10, 2023 at 5:54 pm #

      I don’t know what to think about it.

      I have to say that if they are trying to wipe out the population, it doesn’t seem to be doing it.

      As Mrs saj pointed out last week, even the big jump in the percentage of untimely deaths doesn’t add up to that many, compared to the population.
      I thought it might be a birth control injection, but babies still seem to be being born.

      I had never heard of the thing (law, executive order, whatever?) that Obama signed that takes away the right of Informed Consent when the experimenters decide that it is not in your best interest to be informed.

      Say what??? I would like to see that order.

      But I agree that whatever their plan is, only the people at the top need to know, and pure greed gets everyone else to go along.

      Much like when the Congress passed the CARES Act (which they no doubt didn’t read), which provided big bucks to the medical industry to use the PCR swab on everyone, with a bonus for every “covid” patient and $35,000 extra for everyone put on a ventilator.

      Did administrators and doctors know the plan? No, they didn’t have to. All they knew was that they could make big money by following the plan, so they did.

      • Paula D January 10, 2023 at 5:59 pm #

        Maybe it is about the chips as passports, and they are still screwing around with everybody until we all give up.

  46. Q. Shtik January 10, 2023 at 1:59 am #

    The college football championship game was played this evening, TCU vs Georgia. The entire TCU team, coach and staff were surreptitiously given booster shots in their sleep the night before the big game. As a result Georgia doled out a drubbing of TCU, 65-7. 🙂

    • messianicdruid January 10, 2023 at 6:44 am #

      Not doubting your veracity but some will doubt this automatically

    • Disaffected January 10, 2023 at 10:06 am #

      Had to turn it off. It was like watching one of those playground fights gone awry. I don’t think Georgia did their program any favors long term by running up the score like that. That said, TCU should be sending out apologies this morning. That was just shameful.

      • jim e January 10, 2023 at 12:04 pm #

        Stetson Bennett IV in the post game interview “and try to keep from crying “.

        • Q. Shtik January 10, 2023 at 1:18 pm #

          Jim e, I didn’t stick around for the post-game interview. What was meant by “and try to keep from crying?”

          Speaking of Stetson Bennett IV, he’s quite good but I checked and he’s only 5’11” tall so I wonder about his potential as a pro… Then again there was Doug Flutie at 5’10”.

          • BackRowHeckler January 10, 2023 at 6:51 pm #

            Flutie & Warren Moon had nice careers in the CFL.

          • Disaffected January 11, 2023 at 10:08 am #

            Moon did anyway. Flutie got royally hosed, especially by the Bills. Should have been much better. But Bennett’s never been all that convincing as a college QB. He’s been excellent in GA’s program, but then again, they’re GA. They’re basically playing Div II programs every week by comparison. That’s why so many Alabama and Ohio State (among others) QB’s flame out in the NFL.

        • Disaffected January 10, 2023 at 3:58 pm #

          Bennett’s more than a little too cocky for my tastes. His NFL potential is nil. Q. could have played QB with that lineup.

        • farmgal January 10, 2023 at 4:24 pm #

          Can’t tell if you mean this favorably or not jim e. He has quite an interesting story and is a role model for dedication and hard work. Yes I suppose he comes off as a bit cocky but he’s had a big chip on his shoulder. Personally I think he should have.won the Heisman but that’s all a political theater so I guess it doesn’t matter.

          As a long suffering Dawg fan I was happy to see them beat the snot out of TCU although I would certainly have been cheering for them had they not been playing Georgia.

          And speaking of running up the score @disaffected what are you supposed to do when the other team rolls over? Kill the clock or just allow them some feel good points? That’s what is wrong with America. A little ass Whipping never hurt anyone and it builds character. Trust me TCU will never forget this and if Sonny Dykes is any kind of coach he will use this defeat as a prime teaching opportunity.

          • C.O.Jones January 11, 2023 at 10:54 am #

            Good points farmgal. I will add that Kirby Smart played second string guys toward the begining of the 4th quarter and they still marched down the field and scored against the demoralized TCU defense. I detected a degree of “quit” in some of the TCU players.

            As far as Stetson Bennett’s NFL potential goes – having people saying he can’t do it is exactly the motivation he needs. He’s smart, uses his legs when appropriate and puts some mustard on his passes when needed. If he can get the inherent desire to pull off the surreal coached out of him – that’s an IF – he could win at the next level.

            I would much rather have him on my team than a six foot three inch dolt who has to be reminded to step into a throw after every play – think Derek Carr.

          • Disaffected January 11, 2023 at 4:16 pm #

            Hmm…. comment got lost in the ether. I hear ya, TCU really laid down on this one and that wasn’t Georgia’s fault. In a perfect world, I’d like to see them give the coaches an opportunity to throw in the towel like prize fighting, not that many of the dumb asses would ever use it. But I don’t see getting beat 65-7 in by far the biggest game of the year is a “program builder.” More likely it’s a program destroyer. They’ll be stigmatized in recruiting for years to come after this debacle, much as Nebraska was in 2001 when they got their ass handed to them by a vastly superior Miami team after not even winning their conference after a regular season ending blowout loss to Colorado.

  47. Islander January 10, 2023 at 7:48 am #

    The covid19 op certainly is not the first time in my lifetime that docs have put forth a BS narrative that has become medical scripture.

    Two others:

    The cholesterol flap and the soy madness.

    The Framingham Heart Study did not show that cholesterol was dangerous. In fact, it pretty much showed that low cholesterol was sending a “signal,” not high cholesterol.

    The “eat soy” mantra was connected to avoiding actually healthy foods such as eggs and butter and cheese and meat.

    Soy as a food was/is kind of a bug-cuisine precursor, “infomrationallyl” speaking.

    Docs have pushed both of these narratives, while prescribing Ensure to elderly people who actually need high-quality protein.

    A telephone conversation with a 94-year-old friend last night prompts this comment from me. We were talking about the egg shortage. She said her doctor forbids her eggs and in any case she uses Ensure for protein.

    I said: “That is Bullshit. Look at the ingredient list on a can of Ensure.” She promised she would have a poached egg today, which she loves.

    Here is the ingredient list for Ensure:

    Water, Corn Maltodextrin, Sugar, Milk Protein Concentrate, Blend of Vegetable Oils (Canola, Corn), Soy Protein Isolate, Cocoa Powder (Processed with Alkali).

    This is not food.

    • Woodchuck January 10, 2023 at 9:55 am #

      Most processed foods – aren’t food. And they are filled with ag chemical residues, preservatives, bad veggie oils, sugar (really bad for you), dyes, etc. It’s all mostly garbage and is likely the real reason most of us hang out in doctor’s offices. We save money by eating crap quality food, and then spend ten times as much in the “health care” system trying to fix damage caused by our so called food.

    • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 10:26 am #

      Gawd, that’s horrid (the Ensure). Processed crapola! I have never read the ingredients. Horrible for the elderly. I’m glad your friend decided to have an egg instead.

      I’m a huge fan of eggs, so a shortage will suck. I might try to find someone local. I have already seen other people on NextDoor doing that, though, so I am guessing most local egg sources may corner the market.

    • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 10:29 am #

      Also, had my cholesterol checked, and as a life-long BIG egg eater, no high cholesterol here.

      I think the high cholesterol thing is a scam.

      • JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 10:53 am #

        Tch, Mary.

        Bad habit, thinking that everyone else is like you.

        Me, heart attack at age 53, three pockets of cholesterol, two active and scented.

        Main cause of myocardial infarction is cholesterol pockets that become inflamed and clot up. That is what is causing these male athletes to drop like flies, as cholesterol starts building in males as fat streaks in coronaries. The source of info, autopsies on teen age boys killed in auto accidents.

        After the first stent, I was put on the standard CAD pharmacy, two B/P pills, plavix and a statin. 2001. I have had problems with statins, muscle pain since. LDL in 60s for years. About three years ago, it shifted to the 90’s. Too high for CAD. Tried a new drug, Repatha. LDL in 30’s, total cholesterol in 110s. Muscle pain minimized.

        Now, you for example. I would expect to see few problems with cholesterol as until menopause women carry a much lower LDL due to estrogen. That is the reason there are so many widows in the 50sand 60s. Just one of many ways women have a better metabolism than men. Men, prostate and coronary, women, breast and reproductive cancers.

        Seems like someone is out there to get us all.

        Anyway, bad cholesterol and inflammation will get you in the end. Hmmm, isn’t there a problem with Covid vaxxes and heart inflammation and clots. A diagnostic is the heart cath, a way of checking cholesterol in the coronaries. I wonder if the Bills kid had his coronaries checked under treatment. As that might point at the vaxx, I doubt it. A coronary CT scan can do almost as good a job.

        • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 11:03 am #

          You say it’s a bad habit to think that everyone is like you (I don’t, and never said I did, I came to the conclusion doing research and talking to my naturopath).

          And then you go onto put your own experience in detail, to prove me wrong.

          LMAO!

          JAZ never fails to amuse.

          • JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 11:13 am #

            I never make global statements like you do. You are not the only one that is LMAO.

            Your research is always biased, always, if data does not agree with you, it is dismissed.

            And your naturopath? One opinion?

            Believe what you will.

          • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 11:45 am #

            Would you like some cheeese with your whiiiiine?

          • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 11:48 am #

            JAZ did you miss the part where I said “I think” – I did not say it’s an undisputed fact.

            Try to read for clarity in the future.

          • JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 12:09 pm #

            Mary, are you taking lessons from Riverrunner on name calling and baseless comments?

          • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 12:11 pm #

            What name did I call you, JAZ?

            I’ll wait.

          • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 5:05 pm #

            What’s your naturopath’s name? Maybe I’ll go see her.

        • Woodchuck January 10, 2023 at 12:29 pm #

          One primary source of problems and inflammation is sugar. Statin drugs are a major “health care” scam, and these drugs do far more harm than good. You need cholesterol, it’s a basic building block for many other vitally needed substances. For example, testosterone and brain/nerve tissue are made using lots of cholesterol. Eating processed foods is the primary cause of heart problems. Heart attacks are often caused by being chronically dehydrated. Naturopathic medicine has many very effective ways of treating human maladies, Since people are brainwashed against naturopathic medicine in schools and in the controlled media, they become victims of the pharma industry.

          I’ve an ancestor who used only naturopathic medicine for his ills, and he lived to be 100 in near perfect health for all those years. Friends and relatives were extremely bewildered as to how he could have done something like this without any assistance from allopathic medicine. Then they became upset and insulted when he told them he’d done so well with his health because he did NOT go to doctors. Such an idea is beyond the capability of most people. We worship and trust the medical industrial complex with the same attitudes that fundamentalist Christians experience when they trust their fake tv preachers.

          • Night Owl January 10, 2023 at 12:38 pm #

            The key to health (diet-wise) is to avoid sugar and carbs. And many seed oils.

            Eat animal products and some veggies.

            Supplement essential vitamins and minerals that are hard to get through food (D for example).

            That’s it.

          • gustafson.robert.22 January 10, 2023 at 2:56 pm #

            Yep.

            The way many ate before industrial/agricultural/pharmaceutical profit motives skewed diet beyond any semblance of health.

          • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 5:58 pm #

            No one needs refined sugar that is for sure. It’s poison, except in small doses.

        • kbird January 11, 2023 at 3:37 pm #

          Agree with you Johnaz….It’s quite common for Women once they reach menopause, to end up with High Cholesterol and Pre-Diabetic..Lack of estrogen really affects Cholesterol.
          Maryq, Eggs have gone through periods where they said only eat one egg a week, and then they changed that. Now it’s known that actually carbs are worse for cholesterol..crackers, chips, etc…lack of fiber…

      • Night Owl January 10, 2023 at 12:40 pm #

        It’s not a scam, it comes from eating carbs, sugar, and processed food.

    • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 11:09 am #

      One more (because it just popped up from a nutrionist I follow):

      “Eggs are one of the healthiest foods on the planet.

      They contain vitamin D, zeaxanthin, omega-3, vitamin b12, iron, vitamin b2+b5, vitamin A, vitamin E, phosphorus, folate, selenium, iodine, & HDL cholesterol while being a great source of protein.

      They also contain choline & lutein, which are powerful nutrients for your brain health.”

      • JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 11:18 am #

        That is true, and not only eggs. All sources of Omega three cholesterol are good, Omega 6 not so much.

        Remember too, that all fats are broken down in digestion, absorbed, then what is needed is really manufactured by the liver. What we eat affects what is produced. One example is saturated fats which produce LDLs. Statins and Repatha affect what the liver does.

        • JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 11:19 am #

          And by the way, your health seems to be excellent. Others not so much.

        • JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 11:21 am #

          BTW, on the international protein rating system, eggs are the only protein source rated as 100 out of 100.

          No wonder so many creatures eat eggs.

        • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 5:08 pm #

          Many among the wise reject eggs. Others, the yolk only as being too fatty.

          But if you are really hungry, or low on fats, by all means eat it. Nothing will build you up faster.

          • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 9:56 pm #

            I love fats! But I don’t eat meat.

            So did my great-grandmother, who lived to be 92.

          • Jarek January 11, 2023 at 12:03 am #

            Eat chocolate. It has a lot of fat and it will make you fat if you eat a lot of it.

          • Disaffected January 11, 2023 at 10:02 am #

            I eat more eggs than I can convey. I keep 12 soft boiled in the fridge all the time, with another 12-18 for everyday cooking use or to be boiled later. My cholesterol is off the charts, but then again, it always has been. Coronary calcium score 3 years back? A perfect 0. Stress test (5 minutes @ 4.8 mph at 18% incline for the last minute) and echo cardio this past year both excellent as well. Maybe I’m just lucky?

          • Disaffected January 11, 2023 at 10:04 am #

            Forgot to add, I eat Mayo on pretty much everything, but especially egg sandwiches, which I absolutely love.

          • Disaffected January 11, 2023 at 11:32 am #

            Hey JAZ if you’re out there, how’s this for a trainwreck blood work?:

            Triglyceride: 284
            Cholesterol: 310
            HDL: 41
            LDL: 212

            Just got tested 01/03/23. I’m a staunch contrarian. My PCP has given up on me altogether. I’ve broken better men than he!

            I’m off the beer this year, so we’ll see if any of it improves, but I doubt it. Interestingly, I was damn near an alcoholic last year and my A1C actually went down from 6.0 to 5.9. It had been rock solid at 6.0 for years, even when I was dieting. All the while flushing the Metformin down the loo where it rightfully belongs.

          • Islander January 11, 2023 at 4:14 pm #

            How do you know they are wise?
            If they reject eggs, they are not wise.
            Unless they have some kind of allergy.

            The most unhealthy habit is obsessing about food.

    • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 1:56 pm #

      What do you think of Life Insurance? Is it just ensure for the mind? The very idea is madness of a kind, but no doubt it make sense to Q and his boomer peers.

      • Q. Shtik January 10, 2023 at 2:06 pm #

        Q and his boomer peers. – Jar

        ==========

        I am a pre-Boomer by about 5 years.

      • Q. Shtik January 10, 2023 at 2:26 pm #

        What do you think of Life Insurance? – Jar

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

        A guy (i.e. a breadwinner) should have term life insurance (pure insurance at the lowest cost that doesn’t build cash value) until his/her kids are self sufficient. Then no need for life insurance.

        This was the advice of Prof Dier, my Ruckers finance prof. He also told us the secret of wealth accumulation. “Spend less than you earn.”

        • elysianfield January 10, 2023 at 3:38 pm #

          “This was the advice of Prof Dier, my Ruckers finance prof…”

          Q,
          Sadly, I am a product of a public school education. I had no mentor. Took me years to understand a similar postulate for wealth accumulation;

          “Buy low…sell high”….

          Ruckers the newspeak for “Rutgers”? Who knows….

          • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 4:35 pm #

            Thank you. Q’s been torturing me with these and refused to tell me if it was slang or not.

            Perhaps his revenge for my using anent?

          • Disaffected January 11, 2023 at 9:58 am #

            Ruckers is a mispronunciation of Rutgers, as the youngsters are prone to “rounding off” the “tg” to the easier “ck.” Especially when drunk and the tongue goes into fat and lazy mode.

  48. tom clark January 10, 2023 at 10:16 am #

    Woodchuck…I agree, and that’s why the “health care” system is so profitable.

  49. MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 10:48 am #

    Wow! Parents & politicians fighting back against proposed trans agenda policies in Caldwell school district (near Boise):

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/caldwell-school-district-meeting-ends-in-chaos/ar-AA169Mvf

    I love to see it.

    • JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 11:19 am #

      Me too.

    • Amman January 10, 2023 at 12:46 pm #

      The Caldwell School District Board of Trustees believes in fostering an educational environment that is safe and free of discrimination for all students, regardless of….. sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

      As they say, “El Diablo is in the Details.”

      • Amman January 10, 2023 at 12:51 pm #

        XXXhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-7x32k9nOk&ab_channel=CBSNews

        • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 5:55 pm #

          The wokie school board ran away like the cowards they are.

          Idaho Dispatch interviewed the people outside after the place filled up. There was a queue of 800-1000 folks there.

          Not many TRAs. And the ones that were there were pretty quiet.

      • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 1:59 pm #

        Exactly. Black lives matter sounds fine, but of course it’s the only lives that matter to BLM. Whites who don’t understand psychology argue grammatical logic to BLM skeptics, ignoring the psychological principle of precedence.

  50. JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 11:30 am #

    Hey, good news.

    The Rules agenda negotiated passed, and a bill stopping the IRS hiring extravaganza has already passed. Both negotiated promises by McCarthy.

  51. Q. Shtik January 10, 2023 at 11:53 am #

    Waddaya all think, has this Damar Hamlin story got legs? Looong legs that will carry it past January 31? Jesus, I hope not.

    • Disaffected January 11, 2023 at 9:55 am #

      Depends on how Buffalo does in the playoffs. As long as they keep winning he’ll be “a thing.”

  52. JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 11:56 am #

    Ugh!

    Two more government debacles.

    Automobile kill switches are being signed into law, mandatory. Sounds like Buttigieg doesn’t it.

    Sounds good, thieves can have the stolen vehicle stopped from a central system, think On Star.

    Uh huh, how about the potential for monitoring a car and driver, the ability to shut down cars to any hacker or even the government themselves.

    Typical, putting in a “good” thing opens the door to criminality.

    Two, no more gas ovens. Already signed. All new construction will have electric ovens. This one is a GND debacle. Clothed in the benevolence of reducing home pollution and consequent asthma in kids, the very obvious goal is the reduction of FF usage. Shades of EVs, we now have EOs.

    • stelmosfire January 10, 2023 at 12:32 pm #

      The White House chefs are gonna be pissed. I’d like to see them cook up a state dinner for 150 on an electric range top. Electric ovens are better. Electric rangetops suck. I’ve got my eye on a duel fuel model. Electric oven with gas burners on top. They’re not cheap. I’d better get mine before they disappear.

      • farmgal January 10, 2023 at 4:36 pm #

        @st elmo a dual fuel is a wonderful tool but as you say very pricey.

        They try to dress their war on gas stoves up in their concern for the kiddos and asthma but deep inside an article I read is the fact that gas stoves emit methane and the climate terrorists cannot allow that to happen.

        • stelmosfire January 10, 2023 at 6:30 pm #

          If a gas stove is emitting methane it must have a gas leak. Natural gas is methane (CH4) and you don’t want that loose in your house. A well adjusted gas range emits nothing but CO2 and H2O.

    • Woodchuck January 10, 2023 at 12:58 pm #

      I’ve been looking around recently at prices and availability of wood burning kitchen cook stoves. My great grandma used one until nat gas and electric became available. Installing a kitchen wood burner is a lot more expensive than a regular gas or electric model. And it takes time to fire one up. But from that point on, and especially if you have access to free wood, no more utility bills from that particular kitchen appliance. And you are also on your way to having an off grid kitchen setup. Electricity down for a few weeks or even a month? No problem, you’ll still be cookin’ – and lots of neighbors will be very interested in your setup.

    • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 1:45 pm #

      I read the excuse for ending gas stoves is because of childhood asthma. I have NEVER heard of any child getting asthma from a gas stove. This will put even more stress on the already-stressed grid.

      Plus, cooking on electric stoves SUCKS.

  53. JohnAZ January 10, 2023 at 11:57 am #

    Just saw Biden and Trudeau together. Boy, talk about a Pro argument for abortion.

  54. Q. Shtik January 10, 2023 at 12:14 pm #

    Whether that remains true is quite another story of course. – Jarek

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

    Jar has some short phrases that he loves to use. Here are four of them, (there may be others):

    of course
    per se
    you see
    what to say

    Which one do you find most annoying? For me it’s per se.

    • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 12:29 pm #

      I don’t have any objection to per se. I much prefer it to his ‘in an of itself’, a tautology that annoys me.

      You forgot ‘anent’ or perhaps you excluded it because it’s just a word, rather than a phrase.

      But, of course the most annoying phrase, which is you see

      • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 12:32 pm #

        Oops, that went off into submission-land unsolicited.

        I was going to say his most annoying phrase is in other words, specifically because what he says is always something one didn’t actually say or remotely mean.

        • Blackbird January 10, 2023 at 1:35 pm #

          Yes, I was going to tell the Stick that he missed the one phrase that is most vintage Jaros: In other words… I’m waiting for him to start his own blog with that title. Let’s see your (oft-changing) name turn green JarJar.

          But, per se has long been one of my unfavorite wastes of syllables. An injection people make to their statements in order to sound smarter, but all it does is make them sound like they are trying to sound smarter, which actually makes them sound dumber.

          Oh, and “actual”, as in, “These are the actual eggs from those chickens!”, or “We relocated the actual corals!” Adding the word “actual” makes what you are saying more important – and more exciting!

          • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 2:05 pm #

            2=2. a=a. a+b=b+a. These (and others) are the building blocks of life. The postulates. They can’t be proved, but rather they are that by which all else is proved.

            Mary and the Ladies get put out when they say 4, and I say 2+2. “I didn’t say that!”. I never said you did. It’s called conversation. And it also happens to be true. It’s seeing what was said in a different way.

            Mary repeated EXACTLY what Islander said and Islander snapped at her. Mary replied, I was adding to the conversation. And Islander replied quite rightly, “You added nothing”.

            Of course Islander does that same thing as the rest of the ladies at time. She’s all over the place. She’s a Lady too!

            SSL isn’t a lady, she’s a Woman.

          • Night Owl January 10, 2023 at 5:29 pm #

            My pet peeve is “as per usual.”

            What was wrong with “as usual”? And is the modern version not redundant?

            So many questions.

          • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 5:51 pm #

            Jarek, you lie about what people say, all the time.

            I have counted at least 8 people who comment here who have told you that.

            Because it’s true.

            Don’t try using little math tricks to justify your lying.

          • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 7:54 pm #

            Mary: 4=2+2. Everyone on the whole blog can condemn me for saying it, but it remains true.

            The Truth is not democratic. And “I didn’t say that” is a feminine specialty – a very dumb one in many cases.

          • GreenAlba January 11, 2023 at 6:31 am #

            Funny that as many men have rapped your knuckles for lying about they said as women.

            Just because you make 2+2 equal 5 to suit your fantasies doesn’t make it so, toady.

          • GreenAlba January 11, 2023 at 6:32 am #

            about *what* they said

          • Jarek January 11, 2023 at 1:11 pm #

            No, I never do that, liar.

            But you and the other ladies like to get together and call me crazy, rather than trying to understand my very simple point.

          • GreenAlba January 12, 2023 at 11:27 am #

            Yes, you do, fantasist. All the time.

            Your fantasies don’t become true just because you believe them to be. We know what your point is. It just happens to be untrue in your particular case.

            As the gentlemen have also pointed out to you on multiple occasions.

        • MaryQueen January 10, 2023 at 1:46 pm #

          Nailed it!

      • Q. Shtik January 10, 2023 at 12:53 pm #

        How ’bout this sentence Alba:

        I don’t have per se any objection per se to per se per se.

        • Woodchuck January 10, 2023 at 1:00 pm #

          I’m skeptical about having per se any objection per se to per se per se.

          Say what?

        • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 1:28 pm #

          In other words, anent ‘per se’, of course ‘in and of itself’ is more annoying, what to say grating.

          ‘What to say’ isn’t something I’m used to seeing (except as a question!), so perhaps I didn’t use it correctly.

        • Night Owl January 10, 2023 at 3:21 pm #

          The syntax of an African bushman.

    • SoftStarLight January 10, 2023 at 1:39 pm #

      I like per se and utilize it often within discussions.

      • Q. Shtik January 10, 2023 at 1:49 pm #

        Yes, I have noticed Jarek’s influence on your writing.

      • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 2:29 pm #

        I never use the word ‘utilise’ when the word ‘use’ would do absolutely fine. 🙂

        • elysianfield January 10, 2023 at 3:33 pm #

          Alba,
          Well, there is a subtle difference…Does your Husband utilize an anal probe in his work, or does he just use one?

          • Jarek January 10, 2023 at 4:53 pm #

            Is Gaetz strangely smiling or smiling strangely? Both? Neither? First one and then the other? Or the other and then the one?

          • SoftStarLight January 10, 2023 at 5:29 pm #

            Like a beautiful and accomodating lover who is a primitive animal huh

          • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 7:04 pm #

            He uses one, EF. But he calls it a (gloved) finger.

            It has been the subject of many a joke, over the years.

          • Jarek January 11, 2023 at 1:23 pm #

            One must be very high to trust oneself to be an animal for an hour. None of the ladies here could do it.

            Song of Myself, 32

            I think I could turn and live with animals, they are so placid and self-contain’d,
            I stand and look at them long and long.

            They do not sweat and whine about their condition,
            They do not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sins,
            They do not make me sick discussing their duty to God,
            Not one is dissatisfied, not one is demented with the mania of owning things,
            Not one kneels to another, nor to his kind that lived thousands of years ago,
            Not one is respectable or unhappy over the whole earth.

            So they show their relations to me and I accept them,
            They bring me tokens of myself, they evince them plainly in their possession.

            I wonder where they get those tokens,
            Did I pass that way huge times ago and negligently drop them?
            Myself moving forward then and now and forever,
            Gathering and showing more always and with velocity,
            Infinite and omnigenous, and the like of these among them,
            Not too exclusive toward the reachers of my remembrancers,
            Picking out here one that I love, and now go with him on brotherly terms.

            A gigantic beauty of a stallion, fresh and responsive to my caresses,
            Head high in the forehead, wide between the ears,
            Limbs glossy and supple, tail dusting the ground,
            Eyes full of sparkling wickedness, ears finely cut, flexibly moving.

            His nostrils dilate as my heels embrace him,
            His well-built limbs tremble with pleasure as we race around and return.

            I but use you a minute, then I resign you, stallion,
            Why do I need your paces when I myself out-gallop them?
            Even as I stand or sit passing faster than you.

            Whitman

            Jarek: Who needs high heels if you have hooves? Style without substance leads to the hell of the Kardashians. Ditto beauty without morality or intelligence without goodness.

        • Islander January 10, 2023 at 5:26 pm #

          Niner:

          Interesting points re the GUI.

          I never bought in to the idea that the mouse interface was “intuitive.”

          Sure isn’t “intuitive” to me.

          What I notice is that a lot of people are unable to organize their documents so that they can find them again. They have a mass of docs on their desktop and do not have any system for organizing them. My whole professional life since the advent of the computer and on-line editing has involved keeping hundreds of documents organized and easily findable, including multiple versions of each document, author’s and editor’s revisions, etc. etc. I had to think very systematically about managing large volumes of documents and identify and retrieve them quickly. There is nothing “intuitive” about it!!

          • niner January 10, 2023 at 10:03 pm #

            well, Islander, you have put your finger on the innate confusion of Windows.

            a command line system, while more difficult to learn and memorize, has a more regular order, and the essential links and doorways and “windows” dont keep jumping around on the screen.

            much else could be said about the disorienting effects of gui’s, but most fatal is that gui’s are now such good imitations of what you would see looking out a window, or into a messy closet or desk, that there is a serious tendency to accept gui’s as a form of reality, as a “place” where events happen and emotions become attached.

            we’d be better off with linear text and zooms where pictures of living, talking people are shown to each other in real time.

            and the asymmetry of time shifting in this kind of posting format, or any asynchronous discussion format has psychological effects on how we perceive our material reality and our true physical voice-to-ear relationships.

            we’ve all been caught in this hall of mirrors at least once.

            not of course, that i think we can give it up. we have fallen down the rabbit hole. and there may be no exit, while there is still the electricity to run the screens.

            i am merely pointing out that Gates did this to us — first, he infected us with Windows, and then he infected us with the vaxx bioweapon.

            this was not an accident.

        • SoftStarLight January 10, 2023 at 5:37 pm #

          You’re right Alba. I guess I am just in to excess. You’ll have to pardon my unrefined ways.

          • GreenAlba January 10, 2023 at 7:06 pm #

            I hope if you look back at my comment, SSL, that this time you will notice the smiley.

    • Anthea January 11, 2023 at 5:40 pm #

      I vote for, “so you admit.”

  55. Night Owl January 10, 2023 at 12:33 pm #

    “NHS – Misleading the public into believing ‘Carol’ is a member of the public recovering in hospital from flu!

    When a simple PimEyes search finds her in full nurses uniform doing other promo work for you.

    Trust in the NHS is at an all time low. Question everything!”

    https://twitter.com/BernieSpofforth/status/1612830445833428992?cxt=HHwWgICx7dmv9uEsAAAA

    Crisis actors now.

    Every frickin’ conspiracy theory is now coming true.

    LOL.

    • Blackbird January 10, 2023 at 1:21 pm #

      And if you scroll down just a little, you’ll find that the UK spent 66,000 pounds (there’s a prize for anyone who can explain to me how to make the “pound sign”) LGBT rainbow cars, shoelaces, and flags.

      And right beside that: “Ancient Aliens airing on History”.

      And we haven’t even reached Peak Clusterfuck yet.