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     What’s out there, rather, is a model of breakdown and collapse which the Woked-up, globalist neo-Jacobins are doing everything possible to hasten….

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The way financial markets puked this week, they must have started reading the news. Let’s face it, the headlines are a little short of reassuring. The $6.49 price on a gallon of diesel is enough alone to tell you that the nation can’t do business the way it’s set up to do, and there isn’t a new model for running things ready to launch — not even Klaus Schwab’s utopia of robots and eunuchs.

What’s out there, rather, is a model of breakdown and collapse which the Woked-up, globalist neo-Jacobins are doing everything possible to hasten. US-inspired sanctions on Russia have quickly blown-up in America’s face. How’s that ban on Russian oil working? Do you understand that US shale oil — the bulk of our production — is exceptionally light in composition, meaning it contains not much of the heavier distillates like diesel and aviation fuel?  ‘Tis so, alas. Truckers just won’t truck at $6.49-a-gallon, and before long they’ll be out of business altogether, especially the independents who have whopping mortgages on their rigs that won’t be paid. The equation is tearfully simple: no trucks = no US economy.

Europe, the old original homeland of Western Civ, isn’t just losing face, it’s blowing its head clean off going along with “Joe Biden’s” economic war. Are Germany, France, and the rest of that bunch really so dead-set on jamming Ukraine into NATO that they’re willing to go full medieval for it? By which I mean sitting in the cold and dark with empty plates. That’s a hard way to go just to prove somebody else’s point.

The war in Ukraine itself was apparently losing its sex appeal for the click-hungry news media. No matter which way The New York Times and friends tried to spin it, they failed to grok both Russia’s determination to neutralize Ukraine and its ability to get the job done, even if it takes a longer-than-expected grind to finish. That’s how important it was to Russia that Ukraine not become a forward missile base and bio-weapons lab for its adversaries. When that operation concludes, the West will be left economically crippled and humiliated — which are conditions that historically portend regime change. Will America cough up “Joe Biden” like a hairball to get those trucks running again? Might the Dems themselves resort to releasing the kraken known as Hunter’s laptop just to send the old grifter packing?

In the meantime, the leaked Roe v Wade cancellation ruling shoved the Ukraine fiasco offstage so as to provoke more useful histrionics for the dreaded midterm elections upcoming. The poorly-understood truth is that said ruling will only send the abortion question back to the individual states. But let’s get real: places like New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, and California are not going to enact any new anti-abortion laws, and that’s where most of the people having hebephrenic breakdowns over the issue live. Which is to say there’s little danger that the shrieking denizens of these Blue states will lack abortions. So, how much has the party only been pretending that Roe v Wade is its primal touchstone?

The strange parallel question has been raised: might laissez-fair abortion be a cover for the evident new problem that Covid-19 vaccines have made a shocking number of birthing people incapable of reproducing? There’s a buzz about it, anyway. It’s a fact that Pfizer excluded pregnant and breastfeeding women from all phases of its mRNA trials. Among the various harms now ascribed to the mRNA shots are infertility, miscarriage, and newborn abnormalities. But, of course, that sort of rumor — here coming from cases among vaccinated military personnel and not so easily hushed up — is just what the many lurking censors want to slap down in any forum where ideas could be exchanged. It’s misinformation!

And so, the derangement volume knob over Twitter changing ownership stays up at eleven. Imagine what will happen if the supposedly 70-odd percent of Americans who got vaxxed learn in a re-liberated Twitter Zone that the Covid-19 vaccines are not “safe and effective.” According to Zero Hedge, twenty-six globalist NGOs with ties to George Soros signed a letter saying, “Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter will further toxify our information ecosystem and be a direct threat to public safety, especially among those already most vulnerable and marginalized.”

They are, as usual, projecting — since what is a greater threat to public safety than inducing tens of millions of frightened citizens to accept multiple shots of a poorly-tested pharmaceutical cocktail that can kill you six ways to Sunday? The folks in-charge (and others who would like to be the boss-of-you) don’t want you to know any of this. The pharma companies, the doctors, the hospital administrators, and the politicians must be frantic with terror of being found out.

Altogether, the scene looks like a multi-dimensional nightmare. Broken economy… sinking Western Civ… police state tyranny… vaccine death and injury… starvation…. So, there it is. Oh, look, those markets… they’re puking again!


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  1. Zoltar May 6, 2022 at 10:09 am #

    Readers here surely agree that a clusterfuck is never a good thing. When unaddressed, and raised to the next level, a society encounters cascading clusterfucks.

    And here we are.

    • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 10:11 am #

      Living in the Cascades.

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    • chopper May 6, 2022 at 11:10 am #

      Time to remind ourselves that there is only one common denominator for all these draconian changes enveloping our lives; “break America down”. That is, make our timid, meek and gullible, neighbors, so frightened they wont say shit when their ears and mouth has been packed with it. They are then willing to go along to get along. Our former collective self would not sit by and simply complain about this situation. Actions speak louder. So speak louder.

      • thirdcoastlegend May 6, 2022 at 11:29 am #

        Senator Ron Johnson, who has been excellent, said it-

        “They’re fundamentally transformjng America. They’re fundamentally destroying it.”

      • JTinMD May 6, 2022 at 12:46 pm #

        timid, meek, and gullible

        How ’bout
        LAZY
        APATHETIC
        STUPID
        UNINFORMED
        HYPNOTIZED
        not to mention VENAL

      • hortonz May 6, 2022 at 12:59 pm #

        There’s an election going on here in Ontario, and every municipality from Windsor to Whitby is awash with money for new highways, new schools and new electric vehicle production. The three parties are falling over themselves promising to spend, spend, spend. New money for education, more funding for healthcare and a buck fare for mass transit. Too bad all that money will be wasted to prop up a way of life that isn’t working now. Gas is approaching two bucks a liter and the cost of living is bankrupting families who can’t make ends meet. We’re all planning for a way of life that has no future while stuck in a present reality that’s not working. Thank you for an excellent post JHK.

        • Walter B May 6, 2022 at 5:44 pm #

          Can you imagine what the monthly electric bills are going to look like once we are all charging two or three electric vehicles with batteries the size of a refrigerator every night? Here in New Jersey, Governor Pothead has been trying to outlaw every means to heat our homes and water except for electric:

          https://www.indoorcomfortmarketing.com/electrification-mandate-in-nj-governors-energy-master-plan/

          The Klaus Schwab crowd and those that bow down to them are clearly trying to either wipe us all out directly or indirectly and about half of the people on the planet seem to be just fine with that. The other half is too busy masturbating to give a shit, so yes, we are pretty much doomed. At least then most of our problems will be solved.

          • Mike G May 7, 2022 at 8:39 am #

            Rolling blackouts, not just for California anymore. third world country anyone?

      • hortonz May 9, 2022 at 11:45 am #

        Do we need more proof that we are being governed by low-class dictators? They fucks up in Ottawa are probably gong to start tracking everyone’s trips to the bathroom by analyzing wastewater for evidence of coronavirus. https://www.zerohedge.com/political/health-authorities-tracked-movements-canadians-cellphones-during-pandemic

    • Bilejones May 6, 2022 at 5:16 pm #

      The phrase I’ve been using is tumbleweed clusterfuck.
      Just blowing along wherever the wind takes it.

      Please note this is not to be taken to be a reference to any women, past or present in my life.

    • Gonga Din May 9, 2022 at 11:32 am #

      “The end of thr time of the Gentiles”?

  2. Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 10:10 am #

    Today’s post is an informative downer.

    • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 10:16 am #

      Downer being a relative concept. At least we’re not living in a full on war zone… YET!

    • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 11:12 am #

      If the USA was a person, would you say he/she/it/they is a bulimic or an anorexic?

      • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 11:28 am #

        Anorexics puke too. Don’t let them fool you.

      • megabeth May 7, 2022 at 1:31 pm #

        Bulimarexic.

      • Anon1970 May 8, 2022 at 9:29 am #

        How about the simple word “fat”?

  3. Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 10:14 am #

    ConVid? Old news. Jan 6? Old news. Ukraine? Old news. Roe v Wade? News, but already fading fast. Fuel and food prices? Now there’s some news you can sink your teeth into. And out west here, wildfire season? Likewise. Gonna be a fun summer and fall coming up. Government working overtime to change the subject, no matter what it is. When all the news is bad, is any of it? Welcome to the long-awaited “new normal,” where life will be one big shit sandwich and you’ll be glad for every bite they allow you. Provided you’re in a mask-free “safe area,” of course.

    • elysianfield May 6, 2022 at 10:29 am #

      “. And out west here, wildfire season?”

      Dis,
      Still raining in Coos County…rain for the forseeable future.

      • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 10:39 am #

        LOL! You’re torturing me ely!!! Is that where you’re at?

        • elysianfield May 6, 2022 at 6:26 pm #

          Yup,
          Believe it or not, Reedsport is a different climate. In the last five years or so, the highest temp recorded in Coos County, specifically on the ranch, was slighjtly above 100F*, and that for only a day. We usually post about 75 inches of rain on the ranch on an average year.

          *And it ain’t a “dry heat”…we have humidity…not the killer variety in the deep south, but noticeable.

          As far asa “sketchy people”…yeah we got hill jacks, as the documentary link provides.

          • elysianfield May 6, 2022 at 6:27 pm #

            And…the link;

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

          • ThorsHammer May 6, 2022 at 9:51 pm #

            elysianfield

            Tales from the Cascades

            No wildfires on the Coast .
            —You are forgetting the Bandon Fire that burned all the way from the coast to the mountains until it got tired in the early winter. Or the McKenzie Fire that burned out the most beautiful river valley in the West only three years ago. I used to buck hay bales for spare change at the Holiday Farm where it first lit up,

            —When I was 13 I was invited along on the fall harvest. The bag limit was two deer, but the only real limit was how many people you had to drag them out to the pickup. The game warden was the state policeman who was famous for dragging a buck he had poached back to his filling station, closing the doors, and then being chased all around the inside by a very angry buck.

            Nobody went hungry in those days.

            Your ranch wasn’t the destination for the Coos Bay amphibious landing about 20 years ago? An Ecuadorian freighter dropped anchor off the beach and started disgorging landing craft stuffed to the gills with square grouper. The destination ranch had been recently purchased buy a bunch of sketchy New Yorkers. The locals had been watching them for months, just waiting for the harvest .

            The local tavern in my no stoplight home town long had an un-written policy: Outsiders were welcome to the first six seats near the entry. Loggers owned everything else, including the pool table. As long haired vets of the Vietnam clusterfuck began to trickle into the area and find jobs working in the woods or cultivating small plots of weed, they too enjoyed a beer after work. It eventually came to a head, the hippies threw all the loggers out through the front window, and peace was restored but with a different pecking order.

            Those were the days—-.

          • elysianfield May 7, 2022 at 9:43 am #

            Thor,
            Not forgotten the Bandon event…just very rare here. Sounds like you lived in…Powers.

            Fall harvest? Sadly, the State Police have hired split-tails, and they are a literal bitch to deal with.

      • oswegatchie May 6, 2022 at 11:50 am #

        We spent last April thru November 18 miles east of Reedsport on the Umqua River. After it stopped raining around mid-May, I don’t remember it raining again until mid-October. 3 days there it hit 115, 116, and 113. Luckily we were able to hang and swim in the Umpqua. Those 3 days set records in Reedsport around 80 degrees. Literally 15 linear miles away. Spent lots of last year hanging from just north of Coos Bay up to Yachats. Many summer days in winter jackets, gloves, and hats.

        • oswegatchie May 6, 2022 at 11:52 am #

          And we saw enough sketchy people wandering around out there to last a lifetime.

      • MontanaMan May 6, 2022 at 6:04 pm #

        That, is nothing new. Coos Bay, Oregon gets “64 inches of rain,” on average, per year. The, “US average is 38 inches of rain per year.”

      • MontanaMan May 6, 2022 at 6:11 pm #

        There would not be much of a wildfire season if the idiots was not in charge. But, They are. And for some insane reason they will not let them keep the forest clean of all so much mega thousands of tons of dead wood ?……

        Decaying / dying trees ? Limbs. ? Under-Growth. Why these, “things”, are this way, is beyond me. And beyond many millions & millions of other American’s.

        • ThorsHammer May 8, 2022 at 6:30 pm #

          MontanaMan

          I take it you have never visited the Douglas Fir forests that cover the slopes of the Cascades, Montana and Wyoming pine forests are a totally different ecosystem, one dependent upon cyclical fire. People who drag out the mistaken notion that all western wildfires are caused by political decisions are simply repeating what their ideology wants them to believe with as much basis in reality as the recent COVID Pandemic of Fear.

          I speak from direct experience. I grew up surrounded by the Willamette National Forest, the most prolific large expanse of prime Douglas Fir forests in North America. Worked for the Forest Service every summer while I went to university. Watched 170,000 acres of the area around the Hoodoo Bowl ski area burn out from a mid summer smoker that lit off a month after a summer lighting storm because the District ranger wouldn’t send me and the horse packer up into the wilderness on horseback to find it and put it out. Bucked hay on the Holiday Farm hay fields at the exact spot where a late fall lightning strike hit only three years ago and burned out the town of Blue River and my home ranch along with 20 miles of the most pristine river valley in the entire state.

          It is indeed possible to pick through every bit of blow down and thin every jack pine thicket in a pine climax forest like that in the Northern Rockies. It is even possible to do the same in a Douglas Fir ecosystem like the Black Forest in Germany that I visited 40 years ago. But it would require so much manpower that unemployment in the western half of the US would be a thing of the past. Not necessarily a bad thing, but certainly not a financial priority for those who have settled and (over) populated (AKA Californicated) the area since I grew up there.

      • D from OR May 7, 2022 at 10:31 am #

        Also dumping here in the valley for the foreseeable future. Feels like old times.

        All the reservoirs are at capacity and there’s a foot of snow expected in the passes this weekend.

        The temperatures are much cooler than the usual spring temps so all the flower blossoms have stayed on the trees for weeks and my wisteria is just now blooming which normally would have happened 2-3 weeks ago.

        It’s beginning to feel like we could have one of those years where summer happens mid-July through August and then its done. I can take it after last year’s heat.

    • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 10:30 am #

      Yup, “food prices? Now there’s some news you can sink your teeth into.”

      Are the price tags edible? Otherwise, I think not as much food to be had for ‘teeth sinking’.

      While I’m at it, the diesel the trucks use to deliver what little food there’ll be, well that’s the same stuff used by those who heat with oil. Enough to give one the chills.

      • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 10:41 am #

        Price tags? Now there’s a thought. Paper is usually high in fiber, and I hear the ink is an acquired taste. Very low in calories as well.

      • heathen379 May 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm #

        Fuel Prices go into production of everything, farmers, transportation, industrial processes, mining, shipping, ect.

        To my mind this is a full on collapse in slow motion. Inflation, Hyper Inflation, currency collapse, collapse of the entire distribution network, mass unemployment, mass business closures, mass bankruptcy, collapse of equities, bonds, crypto, real estate both commercial and residential.

        How far these dominoes fall is any bodies guess but it looks like they plan to take us to WW3. As the ultimate scapegoat just like they do every Fourth Turning (Howes Generational Theory). As an example In America, revolutionary war, civil war, & 2nd WW.

        • JTinMD May 6, 2022 at 1:14 pm #

          It’s blatant, that is, “out,” kleptocratic thievery, the entire world over, and out in space too!

          ‘Twas ever thus. Only now, the biggest thieves are full-on demented, senile eighty-somethings. K-K-K-Kleptocrats. We’ll “accomodate” ’em. Yeah! That’s the ticket.

          For my money, the most disgusting thing about this turn of wheel is how they daily couch their “explanations” in so-called policy. As if. They neither care nor even know wtf they’re talking about. Sickening to the max!

      • Alfred May 6, 2022 at 6:53 pm #

        no trucks = no food deliveries
        no food deliveries = bare shelves
        bare shelves = bare fists
        bare fists = riots
        riots = death

        the survivors will shop in the homes of dead neighbors.

    • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 10:59 am #

      The distractions, such as Ukraine and Roe v. Wade, will disappear completely in the face of the food and fuel apocalypse. Even the orange haired woke lunatics will be brought into unwilling contact with painful realities, and will shift their attention from pronouns to getting enough to eat. Since they’re inherently narcissistic and selfish, they won’t help each other – and, certainly, no one else will care to cater to their whims. We all know that, given half a chance, they’d be back at it, instructing your children about the hundred new sexes and how to masturbate with an avocado. In small towns, rural places where there is still some sense of community and some farm land, we’ll (I hope and believe) pull together and manage to survive.

      • Islander May 6, 2022 at 11:18 am #

        ” and how to masturbate with an avocado.”

        Ha ha.

        Or a peach . . .

        I bet a lot of children are clever enough to figure this out on their own.

      • Paula D May 6, 2022 at 11:42 am #

        As if avocados will be available.

      • Shoplet™ May 6, 2022 at 1:21 pm #

        In the future, zucchinis might be easier to cum by than avocados, but then, it’s a different sort of masturbation, right Islander?

        • justanotherguy May 6, 2022 at 1:56 pm #

          nobody around here dares leave a car window open come mid august. might end up with a zucchini the size of a baseball bat as your co-pilot.

          that what you mean shop?

          • Shoplet™ May 6, 2022 at 4:00 pm #

            You’ll first have to clarify what you mean.

            And since I don’t own a car or know where you live.

            A Pulp Fiction sort of thing, with ball gags and whatnot?

            What’s supposed to happen mid-August over there?

          • Islander May 6, 2022 at 4:22 pm #

            Seems like Shoplet just can’t get rid of the alum in his mourh!

          • Islander May 6, 2022 at 4:22 pm #

            I mean “mouth.”

          • Shoplet™ May 6, 2022 at 4:54 pm #

            Seems Islander likes to gravitate toward the orificial.

            Good fun, I don’t blame you.

          • Shoplet™ May 6, 2022 at 4:56 pm #

            “I mean ‘mouth.’ ” ~ Islander

            I’m sure you do. Hey, anywhere you want it.

          • justanotherguy May 8, 2022 at 11:59 pm #

            its called gardens at the end of the growing season…

            where yo mind bud?

          • Shoplet™ May 9, 2022 at 1:29 am #

            “its called gardens at the end of the growing season…” ~ justanotherguy

            Ohhh, ok. Thank you.

            “where yo mind bud?” ~ justanotherguy

            Look further upthread. Avocados. I was just an innocent bystander.

            Incidentally, I’ve never really liked cucumbers or zucchinis until I realized that they could be thrown in a blender, then passed through a sieve for their juice which could then be added to carrot juice. The remaining pulp could be saved/frozen for stews and soups and so forth.

            Happy gardening.

      • Unperson37854 May 6, 2022 at 2:18 pm #

        Rowdypiglet – if there’s a government left, this is when they’ll step in with FEMA camps where food and water distribution can happen.You’ll have to stat at the camps of course, because it’ll be too dangerous for you to go home. People at the camps might get a virus and start disappearing, or get shuffled to other camps with more capacity to “manage” them, there will strict rules, oppressive rules, and no dissent or unauthorized ideas allowed – this is designed to create a discontented class to then vilify and justifiably send off to the gulag to help “manage” numbers. Big daddy government will save the compliant, conditioned-to-be-dependent orange haired woke lunatics, and weaponize their dependence into behavior, like goon squads to keep dissenters in line, or snitch on wrong-thinkers.

        • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 5:10 pm #

          A decade or more ago I recall photos of alleged stockpiled body bags.

          Story was fema owned them.

      • Ishabaka May 6, 2022 at 9:24 pm #

        Maybe. I’m not so sure.. Plenty of people in history have cheerily gone to their deaths to support their fundamentalist religions, and wokeness is a fundamentalist religion.

      • ThorsHammer May 8, 2022 at 8:22 pm #

        RoudyPig

        It is a (fatal) mistake for USA-ians (AKA Americans) to believe that the preservation of Ukrainian Nazism is about “freedom” and “Democracy” or sanctioning the Devil Putin. The War isn’t even about burning up American weapons so that they can be replaced by newer and even more profitable ones.

        The US/NATO- -Russian Proxy War is about determining which half of the globe rules the future. A future encompassing more than half the world’s population, re-built upon the petro-resources of the Russian Federation and the Ukrainian wheat fields along with the soy beans of Brazil, the beef from the Argentinian pampas and the heavy diesel of Venezuela. All feeding the factories of China, staffed by Credit Score Zombies who emerge from their sheetrock and concrete apartment towers every morning when the Authorities unlock the entry doors. As the technology of control becomes perfected for the Chinese mind, new versions specifically designed for India and Brazil will be exported. The Lockdown system invented in China in response to the biologically engineered COVID pandemic is the key factor in preparing the population for Zombiefication.

        The Neo-Feudal financial model that brought about the “American Century” is collapsing of its own weight. In an amazingly short time less than a dozen individuals gained control of all the wealth that really counted and completely control the circus that goes by the quaint name of democracy. As long as the Military could maintain the illusion of invincibility and the Department of State continue to funnel bribes to captive governments there was enough left over for loans for a new Ford F 150 in every driveway to keep the deplorables passive. None of those tactics work any more. Oil is finite, and the thin stuff squeezed out by fracking won’t run the diesel trucks that move the nations food. It actually needs a shot of the black goo from Venezuela that is sanctioned out of the hands of Americans. Without the fertilizer produced by Russia and Belarus. sanctioned by the Bedpan Administration fertilizer prices have skyrocketed even in the Breadbasket USA to the point where planting corn instead of soybeans is uneconomic, especially for lands depending upon natural rainfall.

        How many times can you shoot yourself in the foot before it falls off? The Germans seem determined to find off by cutting themselves from their primary energy source. Their pump diesel is already $10 per gallon, and even if every LNG tanker in the world were mobilized to move LNG from the US to Germany it would take several years to built the necessary shoreside transport infrastructure.

        In the US the New Oligarchs find it more amusing to compete among themselves in a race to be the first to ride his own rocket into space, perhaps surrounded by his harem, than to invest their ill-gotten trillions in infrastructure or products that actually benefit the deplorables upon who’s necks their boots rest. Are we actually better off with the latest smart phone/personal locator tracker rather than an ancient flip phone?

        The death of Globalism. the triumph of Zombieism or mass starvation— neither future has much to recommend it.

        Fortunately in the end the world is finite.

        • Paula D May 8, 2022 at 8:50 pm #

          Nice summary

      • Wizard of the Saddle May 9, 2022 at 9:43 am #

        The good news, from my perspective, is that normal folks who were never into this “woke” mania will not have much difficulty distinguishing the dangerous woke narcissists from sane Americans. The Wokesters almost all display identifying marks like sleeves of tats, purple “Road Warrior” hairstyles, and endless body piercings in locations that make normal folks wince and wanna ask them, “Doesn’t that hurt?”

        These whackadoodles will be very easily identifiable through the scope on my AR as they approach in search of food and loot.

        Not a perfect system of identification, but it will help people like me thin out the herds of mauraders with a higher than normal level of proficiency.

        Advice for somewhat normal folks who, for whatever reason, took a walk on the wild side and indulged in these fashion statements: Get a normal haircut. Re-dye hair to natural color. Lose the piercings. Conceal the tats. I’m not going to have time to try to figure out if you are a good person with an alternative lifestyle fashion sense, or a full-blown Wokester. If you look weird and potentially dangerous, you will be dealt with accordingly when the Wokester Apocalpse finally goes kinetic.

    • tahoe1780 May 6, 2022 at 11:26 am #

      The world is turning to shit. https://www.zerohedge.com/commodities/poop-boom-manure-supplies-tighten-fertilizer-prices-soar

      • Paula D May 6, 2022 at 11:44 am #

        See, Americans aren’t as stupid as our overlords think they are.
        I note that “experts” warn that spreading manure on fields is bad for the water supply.
        Unlike, you know, when they put it in vast lagoons. That’s totally fine.
        “Experts” make me puke.

        • Anthea May 6, 2022 at 3:19 pm #

          Manures used on crops and gardens are composted. They are essentially soil that is high in organic material and nutrients. They don’t pollute the water supply any more than any other kind of dirt. Most animal manures cannot be applied to crops without first composting, as they would damage them. There are some animal manures that can be applied to crops without composting them first, such as llama manure.

          Chemical fertilizers, on the other hand, do pollute the water supply–especially the run-off of nitrogen into surface water.

          The NPK of cow manure is 11-7-10, and the NPK chemical fertilizer for corn is 46-0-0.

          Organic fertilizers like manure also improve the soil structure so that it absorbs moisture, so there is less run-off.

          • Paula D May 6, 2022 at 3:27 pm #

            Indeed. The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico comes from artificial fertilizer, not manure.
            And yeah, good fertile topsoil conserves water. Agribusiness destroys topsoil.

          • Islander May 6, 2022 at 4:28 pm #

            thanks, Anthea.

            What needs to happen for “night soil” to become usable as manure. I know that some pathogens have to be killed, and I think piss can burn plants.

            As I noted in an earlier thread, it seems like human excrement basically exits the circle and cycle of life, never to be used again.

            We need to reintroduce scarab worship!

            Scarab would be a great name for a company that makes fertilizer from human dung.

            The Scarabs might also be a good name for a soccer team.

          • benr May 6, 2022 at 4:29 pm #

            The absolute most important by product of using animal waste as manure is the rich diversity of microscopic organisms that live in the soil further helping breakdown organic matter into a fuel source aka fertilizer for plants.
            Plants or animals die and feed microorganism they in turn break things down and then die themselves and the cycle of life is a complete circle.
            Throw petro based fertilizer instead and it kills off the lower rungs of that circle makes the soil more toxic and the food less nutritious which is why so many Americans are obese and literally starving at the same time.
            A good friend of mine married a woman (real woman) from Panama and they go down to Panama to visit her family for several months a year where he loses twenty sometimes thirty pounds and says he eats like a pig and still loses weight.
            The only difference less processed poisons in the foods, less sugar and home-grown fruits and vegetables.
            The animals are on a grass diet and not petro fed corn or grains.

          • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 5:23 pm #

            I’ve been going the permaculture route (also known as no dig), this will be year 3. Raised bed, I mostly do root veggies such as potatoes, carrots, parsnips, beets, did some bush beans last year. They seem to do well here. Folks with acres of land do corn and bail for livestock. They seem to get two turns at bailing during the growing season. Lots of apple orchards around here, they’re just in bloom now. Close to planting time in this latitude.

          • elysianfield May 6, 2022 at 6:31 pm #

            Anthea,
            Use of manure for fertilizer for large agbusiness is a fools errand…it will not scale.

          • Anthea May 7, 2022 at 12:05 am #

            @ Elysianfield:

            You are correct that the use of animal manures is impractical for large-scale agribusiness. The thing is, the agricultural practices of Big Ag have all but destroyed US topsoil and the fertility of most US farmland. Topsoil has largely washed away, and ground water and surface water has been polluted, killing aquatic life.

            What this means is NOT that we must continue to use chemical manures. It means that Big Ag should be broken up and destroyed, and we should return to the family farm model for agricultural production.

            A family farm will typically have several kinds of livestock (cows, goats, chickens, pigs), so that plenty of animal manures are readily available. Most family farmers will also grow “green manures”–cover crops that are tilled into the soil to improve fertility. There are many other good agricultural practices that enrich the soil and prevent erosion. Probably none of them are really “scaleable,” at least compared to just dumping chemicals on the ground. If it is impossible to do large-scale agriculture without destroying the soil, killing aquatic life, and polluting ground water and surface water, then we shouldn’t be doing large-scale agriculture–which only exists in the first place because of ag subsidies.

            I think the thing to do would be to do away with all agricultural subsidies–and outlaw CAFOs.

            I think that doing so would destroy Big Ag and make land available and affordable for the small family farmer, and for families wanting a small acreage (like 5-20 acres).

            Sometimes when my daughter and I are driving around our rural area, past hundreds of acres of monoculture corn and soybeans, I’ve asked her to image what this same landscape would look like without ag subsidies (which support these vast monocultures).

            What we’d have instead would be a landscape of farms (maybe 120 acres) and farmettes where each small holding would include a milk cow or two, a few goats, some chickens, sheep, some pigs, fruit and nut trees, a vegetable garden, a wood lot, a couple of bee hives, and pond.

            The whole landscape would be a patchwork of these mini-Edens. Many of these small holdings would probably specialize in selling one thing or another. You’d have produce vendors, artisan cheese-makers, orchardists, bee keepers, bakers, dailymen, meat processors, charcutiers, canners, people selling jellies and jams, etc. You’d also have various types of craftsmen. Some of the bigger farms might specialize in growing grains or producing good quality hay.

            This model could easily produce plenty of food for local consumption, provide food self-sufficiency for each family, and both care for and restore the soil. A small acreage should also allow most families to cut enough firewood for self-sufficiency in the way of heating fuel.

          • Paula D May 7, 2022 at 10:29 am #

            I ran across this quote:
            ”As Walter Youngquist once commented, modern agriculture has become a “system which uses soil as an inert medium for converting petroleum products into food.”

          • megabeth May 7, 2022 at 1:44 pm #

            Islander, I like your idea for Scarab. Also seems like a portmanteau for scaring Arabs.

            The human night soil currently sold, Milorganite, was originally produced by and named for the city of my birth. Milwaukee, that is. It’s famous for its Germans, beer, chocolate, Dahmer, bad cops, black-on-black violence, Laverne & Shirley, and monetized shit.

        • bluedog May 7, 2022 at 5:06 am #

          Lagoon means that it’s liquid and yes it does run off into every one’s water supply. I have seen brooks run brown with the run-off and a dirty head on it that would put beer to shame. And of course chemicals are added to it to help break it down, so you have a double whammy. Ain’t progress wonderful or are they more concerned with the profit, that’s the 64 dollar question as we rush to go backward.

  4. Bill of Rights May 6, 2022 at 10:18 am #

    Thanks for a great summary of our current predicament Jim.

    “But let’s get real: places like New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, and California…”

    …were chocked full of lunatics demanding we do what they tell us to do with our bodies (trivax! trivax! trivax!)

    • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 10:39 am #

      Massachusetts…

      The State House, owned by the people, at least on paper, has been closed since the early part of 2020.

      They keep meeting, drawing in north of $200K each for attending closed meetings with zero roll call votes, sitting on a $10 Billion (yes, that’s with a ‘B’) surplus which they miserly hold instead of using for some useful items, like getting rid of the $0.24/gallon gas tax.

      It’s a one-party state (trivia question: can you name the party?) which occasionally elects a RINO to the governor’s office in a show of diversity.

  5. Freddie May 6, 2022 at 10:18 am #

    The Four Horsemen are on the loose; War, Pestilence, Death, and soon to arrive, Famine.

    • Bob12065 May 6, 2022 at 10:34 am #

      hmmm…well, come to think of it…

  6. Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 10:20 am #

    A lot of that “news” from Pfizer has been out there for quite some time, all one had to do was look at it.

    I remember having people argue with me, right here even, over the foolishness of the pregnant women (a doctor even) who publicly went and got a shot to get “protection” from a cold virus, and ended up losing their babies.

    That document dump reminds me of a time when I worked a temp job providing clerical support for a major lawsuit. When one side was asked to produce documents, they would overwhelm the other side, with everything but the kitchen sink.

    Why is Pfizer acting as if a simple FOIA request is cause to start behaving in an adversarial matter?

    • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 11:02 am #

      It’s worse than “all one had to do was look at it.” People I know have looked at it and dismissed it because they believed that it all came from “fringe” people who had no credibility. The pregnant doctor who lost her babies? I would in no way be surprised if she went right out and got another shot.

    • Bilejones May 6, 2022 at 5:28 pm #

      The absurdity of claiming it would take 50 years to photocopy the papers that the FDA read analyzed and used to approve their drugs in 3 months really beggars belief.
      The Tumbrils should have started rolling right then.

  7. BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 10:22 am #

    “No trucks = no US economy”

    Yes, but what about the new, electric, self driving trucks, part of the EV Revolution that is sweeping the world?

    • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 10:27 am #

      I remember the gas lines of the Carter area. Sitting in a car waiting at the pump, and people upset that one of the vehicles was a cab to a tractor trailer, because it might use up all the gas.

      Can you imagine the fights resulting over who gets to charge their EV first, or at all?

      • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 10:36 am #

        Yes Beryl, patience tested, tempers short, emotions high; that’s when revolvers will be coming out of glove compartments.

        • heathen379 May 6, 2022 at 12:24 pm #

          I think Trump Getting Elected threw there timeline off. Hilary was supposed to get it witch would have put us past 2024. Then a neocon, Covid 2028. Great Reset 2030. Now the collapse is here but the replacement solution is 7 years away.

          • bluedog May 7, 2022 at 5:37 am #

            If Clinton was supposed to have won, she would have for how easy it would have been to flip those too close to call states into the Clinton column, Wis. Mich Pa, Fla, all could have been flipped with no one the wiser.

            They wanted Trump to divide the nation, which he did, and a house divided will not stand, they could toss out the black and white issue which they had used for years to divide the nation as its shelf life had reached its limit and as long as the people stick with the failed two party system it will remain the same.

      • D from OR May 6, 2022 at 10:42 am #

        I hear in order to save money on charging their vehicles EV owners in CA will park at Whole Foods after hours and sleep in their cars so they can get a free charge.

        • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 10:49 am #

          That’s not a bad idea. I wonder if they have the ability to shut off the electric “pump” at certain times though?

          • D from OR May 6, 2022 at 11:22 am #

            Not sure but when it becomes a bigger problems they will figure out a way.

          • Islander May 6, 2022 at 11:22 am #

            Just throw a switch . . .

          • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 11:30 am #

            Whole Foods charging fights would be something to see.

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:21 pm #

            The women would be squaring off while their husband wrung their hands in anguish.

          • Ron Anselmo May 6, 2022 at 12:59 pm #

            LOL Janos – that’s Cali alright.

          • Blackbird May 6, 2022 at 9:53 pm #

            Remember who shops at Whole Foods, and who drives electric vehicles. They’ll be whipping out their iPhones and livestreaming their altercation direct to Twitter.

      • thirdcoastlegend May 6, 2022 at 10:50 am #

        How will they recharge when the guys in their diesel beaters have already removed the charger cables and sold the copper for scrap?

        • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 10:56 am #

          When I see one of those charging I am always tempted to disconnect it. The shopper will come out an hour later expecting a full charge, only to see that nothing happened. Ah ha, gotcha and now you have to wait longer! lol

          • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 11:37 am #

            We have a charging station at our main library. It has pride of place close to the entry.

            The same library shuts down the wifi at night because people were starting to congregate after hours and socialize while they used it.

            It seems wrong, added something for the benefit of very few, while taking something you already have away from another group that was enjoying it.

          • oswegatchie May 6, 2022 at 12:03 pm #

            Maybe…forever!

          • Islander May 6, 2022 at 4:31 pm #

            “he same library shuts down the wifi at night because people were starting to congregate after hours and socialize while they used it.”

            That is mean. Nurse Rached mean.

          • wokethis May 7, 2022 at 9:57 am #

            I’m tired of the elitism. I want gas pumps at my library, and at the grocery store parking stalls. When there’s no food left we can just go there and get gas, and when there is no gas left we can just go there and park, and maybe walk to the library…

        • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 11:42 am #

          Don’t laugh that’s what’s happening to these charging units in urban areas; vandalized and mined for precious scrap copper and aluminum.

          • thirdcoastlegend May 6, 2022 at 12:35 pm #

            Brh-

            The economics certainly make sense.

            You can still get an axe with a fiberglass handle for $15 at Harbor Freight.

            Rubber dishwashing gloves are $5. Or you can pick up a box of 7 mil nitrile gloves.

            Heck, you might not need the insulated gear because the cable probably isn’t live without account details and a Tesla to attach to.

            I’ll bet there’s even some kind of safety feature that prevents any power to the cable if it is damaged.

            Add a couple minutes of work and that’s a lot of scrap copper!

          • wokethis May 7, 2022 at 10:42 am #

            Thank goodness…

        • oswegatchie May 6, 2022 at 12:02 pm #

          As a side note to that, I went thru Blythe (Blight) CA. back in mid-March and needed air in a tire. Went to 3 air stations and all were broken/dismantled. Finally went to a Goodyear tire which took care of me. I asked about the broken air stations around town. Methheads dismantle them for scrap and just for fun. If you have been in Blythe, you know what I mean about that place.

    • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 10:30 am #

      Biden declares white supremacists ‘most lethal threat’ to US
      Kamala Harris says ‘white supremacy terrorism’ is one of ‘greatest national security threats’
      FBI FACTS: every year some of our 3% commit near 50% of the murders

      YEP we have a white supremacists problem in america.

      meanwhile,

      Black Male Opens Fire and Shoots 11 People in Lafayette, la: Police Claim It Wasn’t a Mass Shooting Because the Event Wasn’t “Pre-Planned” (I.E. Shooter Not White)

      Biden appoints lesbian negro as new WH Press Secretary:

      Will she be like Eric Adams and only talk to black reporters?

      https://news.yahoo.com/karine-jean-pierre-next-white-194905383.html

      • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 10:38 am #

        New Press Secretary definitely a three-fer: female, lesbian, black. A perfect trifecta!

        • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 10:44 am #

          Yeah, but you really need that tranny credential these days too. Might actually be the most important one.

          • Blackbird May 6, 2022 at 10:09 pm #

            Yeah we need a big tranny. Hillary’s VP will have to be a tranny. Time for the big reveal we’ve all been waiting for… Big Mike in the shotgun seat!

            Big Mike: “This ain’t a shotgun.”

            Hills: “The hell it ain’t!”

        • hmuller May 6, 2022 at 10:46 am #

          A guaranteed high achiever – like the Chicago Mayor. Is she abnormally short, too? Midget, black lesbians are very popular right now, hard to keep in stock.

          • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 10:48 am #

            O M G

          • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 10:58 am #

            YES! The midget demographic has been severely under represented. THEN throw in tranny, and you’ve got a guaranteed winner!

          • Islander May 6, 2022 at 11:25 am #

            Tranny midgets underrepresented.

            Ha ha ha.

          • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 11:39 am #

            With a hair lip…

          • Q. Shtik May 6, 2022 at 4:07 pm #

            And maybe throw in multiple amputee.

          • Blackbird May 6, 2022 at 10:12 pm #

            “And maybe throw in multiple amputee.”

            Yeah, ya have to throw ’em, ’cause, well, nevermind…

        • D from OR May 6, 2022 at 10:50 am #

          Of course. Isn’t that the make up of America?

          You would think that if you took your cues from popular culture these days.

        • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 10:50 am #

          Isn’t she an immigrant? They matter more than Americans whose families have been here longer.

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:08 am #

            Since immigration is the essence of America (if non-White), they are more American than Americans. Thus a is not a.

            If she is an immigrant, she is not a threefer but a fourfer. I simply don’t know why they couldn’t have found someone who was a tranny too. Why do we have to settle for anything but the best?

        • heathen379 May 6, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

          Institutional Racism only goes in one direction.

          it’s funny how insane they have gotten. Woke glorifies victimhood, the problem is victims don’t make anything, they only understand how to take advantage of the woke system not how to do anything.

          Some reporter needs to ask Biden why he hates trans women for not hiring one for press secretary.

        • SpeedyBB May 6, 2022 at 7:18 pm #

          Wouldn’t hurt if she was handicapped as well.

      • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 10:42 am #

        Lesbo mayor of Chicago also only agreed to talk with Black reporters. Wonder if she ever had a “hook-up” with this new WH Press Secretary? They probably all get together and daisy chain it up.

        • hmuller May 6, 2022 at 10:50 am #

          That zombie make up her honor the Mayor wears is a nice touch in the city of unrestricted gang warfare.

          • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 10:55 am #

            Indeed, every time I see her in a press conference she looks so freaky and ugly, I have a hard time believing anyone could be born looking like that, let alone legally “elected” to a public office.

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:11 am #

            As Lord Lytton said, the leaders of the French Revolution were all incredibly ugly. Nature often warns us if we would but open her book and read.

        • thirdcoastlegend May 6, 2022 at 10:56 am #

          Judging by the tearful intro Psaki gave she may have history with her replacement.

      • SW May 6, 2022 at 11:05 am #

        I couldn’t figure out how to link a section of the press report for May 5th with Jen P. but a reporter asked her two direct questions about the President’s stand on abortion limits and she answered with a canned statement : “his beliefs are well stated and you can read about what he said.” Absolutely refused to answer a direct question. Why even bother with press briefings? Stonewall — stonewall – stonewall.

        The subway shooting (obviously race hatred) and the Christmas parade murders (obviously race hatred) have been dropped almost immediately from the news. Biden and his handlers seem to want to divide the country as much as possible.

        • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 7:31 pm #

          A Color Revolution was started here in 2020. It’s still going strong.

      • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 11:07 am #

        I believe Biden was hoping to appoint a black lesbian one-armed refugee woman, but couldn’t find one.

        • SW May 6, 2022 at 2:32 pm #

          MSNBC beat him to her.

      • megabeth May 7, 2022 at 2:17 pm #

        After appointing said black carpet munched, Biden then reminisces about the good old days of segregation before being lured away from the podium by a van bearing the sign “Free Hair”, driven by Elsa from Frozen.

    • Bilejones May 6, 2022 at 6:30 pm #

      Diesel fuel is pretty much interchangeable with heating oil, In just 4 short months Boobus Americanus will be facing a long cold dark winter.

  8. happiface May 6, 2022 at 10:25 am #

    those trucks are pipe dreams–30 years before self driving and probably will still need an operator of some kind–electric yes,self driving,not for a long time–

    • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 10:27 am #

      The battery for the truck would have to be heavier than the payload. That would cause the entire road beneath the truck to crumble. Best to bring back the glory days of the trains.

      • happiface May 6, 2022 at 10:37 am #

        not true–the trucks already exist–Nikolia and Tesla have them–they will be turning out each 20,000 trucks a year starting in 2023–read up and then comment

        • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 10:39 am #

          Nikola is a scam.

          • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 10:44 am #

            I thought that was a Swiss cough drop.

        • thirdcoastlegend May 6, 2022 at 10:53 am #

          The unpowered truck Nikola rolled down the hill for their PR clip?

        • Islander May 6, 2022 at 11:28 am #

          After they wreck the roads we have to use e-machines to do the repairs. And robots, I guess.

          Male robots to do the actual repairs (includes one in the hole and three standing around looking down—Polish robots?).

          And female robots stand in the roadway holding the signs telling the e-drivers when to stop and when to go.

          • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 11:38 am #

            Male robots to do the actual repairs (includes one in the hole and three standing around looking down—Polish robots?).

            No that thar’s funny, I don’t care who you are.

          • Islander May 7, 2022 at 10:21 am #

            Hi, Dis,

            “I don’t care who you are.”
            Meaning what?
            Oh, never mind.

            Meanwhile, I revisited the origin of the word “robot.”
            I knew that it related to the Russian verb robotat’, to work.

            https://www.etymonline.com/word/robot :

            “robot (n.)

            1923, “mechanical person,” also “person whose work or activities are entirely mechanical,” from the English translation of the 1920 play “R.U.R.” (“Rossum’s Universal Robots”) by Karel Capek (1890-1938), from Czech robotnik “forced worker,” from robota “forced labor, compulsory service, drudgery,” from robotiti “to work, drudge,” from an Old Czech source akin to Old Church Slavonic rabota “servitude,” from rabu “slave” (from Old Slavic *orbu-, from PIE *orbh- “pass from one status to another;” see orphan).

            The Slavic word thus is a cousin to German Arbeit “work” (Old High German arabeit). The play was enthusiastically received in New York from its Theatre Guild performance debut on Oct. 9, 1922. According to Rawson the word was popularized by Karel Capek’s play, “but was coined by his brother Josef (the two often collaborated), who used it initially in a short story.” Hence, “a human-like machine designed to carry out tasks like a human agent.”

            “Young Rossum invented a worker with the minimum amount of requirements. He had to simplify him. He rejected everything that did not contribute directly to the progress of work—everything that makes man more expensive. In fact, he rejected man and made the Robot. My dear Miss Glory, the Robots are not people. Mechanically they are more perfect than we are, they have an enormously developed intelligence, but they have no soul.” [“R.U.R.”]
            +++++++++++++

            Seems like a robot is a projection of man’s desire (1) for total power over others so that they (2) do his work for him and (3) also pump up his ego with the power trip while (4) he plays with the controls but otherwise does nothing to contribute to the common good.

            It seems to me that this projection is the difference between a regular machine and one that is labeled a robot.

            Just a thought.

        • wolfbay May 6, 2022 at 3:03 pm #

          Pickups yes, 18 wheelers no.

        • wokethis May 7, 2022 at 10:50 am #

          We, the earth dwellers, have thirty or forty years of petroleum usage to go before todays fake utopia dream is near…

      • heathen379 May 6, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

        I think Trump Getting Elected threw there timeline off. Hilary was supposed to get it witch would have put us past 2024. Then a neocon, Covid 2028. Great Reset 2030. Now the collapse is here but the replacement solution is 7 years away.

        • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 1:39 pm #

          Nice use of the word “witch”. lol, Freudian slip?

  9. cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 10:26 am #

    The world is so crazy, all you can do is sit back and enjoy the show while everything implodes (or explodes if Putin has his way). In times like these it is good to remember that all things are temporary and transitory, and this too shall pass.

    • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 10:46 am #

      Pass the popcorn please

    • heathen379 May 6, 2022 at 12:49 pm #

      Putin invaded for a reason. It might be a good or bad reason but it seems the west has done a bunch of things to encourage the explosion.

      This post Reminds me of a book.

      Enjoy the Decline: Accepting and Living with the Death of the United States

      By Aaron Clarey

  10. malthuss May 6, 2022 at 10:31 am #

    THE REAL FARMVILLE,

    China has bought up over 250,000 acres of USA farmland and 21 food processing plants have been disabled by “accident“ in the past year.

    Most of these plants mysteriously caught fire and two plants were “accidentally“ struck by airplanes.

    Plus, there’s the more than 3 million chickens and turkeys that have recently been eliminated with avian flu.

    • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 10:52 am #

      A big recall on beef jerky. Something you can stock up on that keeps without refrigeration.

      • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 11:05 am #

        No kidding? All brands?

        • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 11:49 am #

          Tennessee Brown Bag is the recent one, although I’ve just been reminded there was one in March as well, of several brands.

          • Islander May 6, 2022 at 4:36 pm #

            It is likely that one factory produces multiple brands.

            At least, that was the case when I worked at the Nepco Beef Co in Boston one summer.

        • Dr_Wellington_Yueh May 6, 2022 at 3:29 pm #

          Not Grumpy Bear!

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:13 am #

        Also it can be sharpened and used as a knife if needs be.

      • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 11:24 am #

        It didn’t escape my attention that the recall was for something dear to the hearts of preppers. Not an accident.

    • stelmosfire May 6, 2022 at 10:59 am #

      3 million Malth? try 36 million and counting

      https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/23053296/bird-flu-chickens-turkeys-cull-depopulation-ventilation-shutdown

      • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 11:12 am #

        THANKS for the update

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:14 am #

        Chickens lives matter. Free them to roam in the woods. Go hunt for their eggs if you are hungry. No more eating them!

        • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 11:20 am #

          CLM!!!!

          • SpeedyBB May 7, 2022 at 5:54 am #

            “I can’t breed!”

        • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 7:38 pm #

          Fox and raccoons everywhere agree 100%!

    • Bill of Rights May 6, 2022 at 11:06 am #

      China owns the biggest U.S. pork processor Smith, right?

      • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 11:12 am #

        and down under?

        • elysianfield May 6, 2022 at 6:38 pm #

          :and down under?”

          Malthuss,
          Short penises, or so I’m told….

    • wolfbay May 6, 2022 at 3:07 pm #

      China is also shutting down their economy to stop omicron which is so contagious that it can’t be stopped. Global stagflationary depression anyone?

      • Islander May 6, 2022 at 4:39 pm #

        Wolfbay:

        I don’t get this.
        Why don’t they treat the disease according to known protocols.
        Don’t they follow Dr Peter McCullough, Dr. Zelenko, and others????
        Don’t they have computers and internet?

        Honestly, this apparent failure to treat and preference for lockdown makes me suspect that the real reason for the lockdown lies elsewhere.

  11. a kullervo May 6, 2022 at 10:32 am #

    (trouble ashore . worries galore)

    Earth is a flooded quarry at which God throws pebbles (with humans among those.)
    One of these days the pile of pebbles – or one large enough – is going to rock the joint.
    Prepping will save nobody – to pray may.

    [Praying is not begging (for mercy, or for anything else.) Praying is finding answers (a mantra, if you will) suitable to pacify the “I”.
    To each its own: different people, different mantras. Find yours – you’ll be fine.]

    We all do asset management: God provided each one of us with a portfolio, we do what we can to increase gains and soften losses; some fare better than others; some do a finer job hedging their bets.
    Either way, never mind (be at ease): no one stays a poor player (nor a wealthy one) forever; winners & losers trade places all the time. In the long(er)-run, patience(concrete faith) outperforms/outshines gold.

    (More religious than this and someone will have to lend me the cassock – or taqiyah.)

    In human consciousness, religion(faith) is upstream from science, that’s why it will always be purer, closer to men’s soul.

    • tractorguy May 6, 2022 at 11:51 am #

      “Prepping will save nobody – to pray may”

      God helps those that first help themselves, and luck is when preparation meets opportunity.

      Tractorguy

      • Paul May 7, 2022 at 8:34 am #

        True that, TG!

  12. happiface May 6, 2022 at 10:33 am #

    i work in a business that gives a lot of misery,things go wrong all the time- i number one goal is nobody gets hurt–we are 24/7–shit hits the fan all the time but with good leadership it is always handled well(oil field)– the guys(gals) that are good at it are in huge demand even with a slow down….but i do cuss a lot,use poor grammar,people behind my back cuss me but they get over it–have a waiting list to get on my crews-i have a young beautiful gf,her kids,my kids love me,no my name is not trump…

    • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 11:04 am #

      Sounds like a pretty good gig you’ve got going on there.

  13. Nik Charles May 6, 2022 at 10:34 am #

    “Gas prices and crime doesn’t matter – I work at home now.”

    My friends in New York tell me everything is fine as long as we keep Hitler out of office.

    They’re not kidding when they insist they have a daughter and a son whereas they used to have two daughters. They’re dead serious.

    If I begin to explain about not leaving reality behind – I’ve crossed the line. I’m terribly insulting.

    • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:20 am #

      Imagine you are in court and the prosecutor holds up an orange and asks, Is this an orange or a fruit? You reply that an orange is a fruit and everyone is outraged. The judge instructs you to stop being a smarty pants and just answer the question. And the jury hates smarty pants’….

      So what can you do but take the 5th?

  14. Mister Roboto May 6, 2022 at 10:37 am #

    Not only have the “true-blue” states legally codified the right of women to terminate their pregnancies during the first trimester at least, it’s also worth pointing out that the “true-red” states have made it virtually impossible for working-class and poor women to obtain abortions. If the issue gets kicked back to the states, I imagine that women in the red states who can afford to do so (and this probably won’t be many) will just take a plane to a major city in one of these blue states and get the job done there. This is probably the way it is right now. So I don’t see very much changing as a result of any such ruling.

    • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 10:56 am #

      It’s not really about abortion.

      It’s about money.

      Those body parts in various stages of development have a $$ value.

      The support money for the clinics, provided by the government with taxpayer $$, gets divided up and used as donations to worthy causes like the legislators’ campaign funds, at least to the ones who vote the $$. The party (or the uniparty) gets a cut. BTW, anyone know if the Big Guy get a cut?

      So it’s a big money-laundering scheme with a lucrative entrepreneurial sale-of-goods aspect.

      • thirdcoastlegend May 6, 2022 at 11:07 am #

        Yup.

        Our favorite WEF/CCP plant Leana Wen made bank trafficking fetus parts via Planned Parenthood.

        • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:22 am #

          She looks like a ghoul because she is a ghoul.

      • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 11:10 am #

        If it were really about abortion, which is about getting un-pregnant if you don’t want to bear a child, you would see heavy emphasis on testing and getting into Planned Parenthood fast, for a chemical abortion.

        In the old days, a pregnancy test was a much more complicated matter than it is now.

        I have often wondered why there wasn’t more emphasis on this from both “sides”, and your comment, Not, gives me a horrible idea that this is deliberate.

        I think it was the Market Ticker guy who was just wondering why the price for a cheap to make pill was so high, if they believe the earlier the better when it comes to abortions.

        Yes, they can charge more for a regular abortion, but a regular abortion also costs them more.

        Isn’t PP not supposed to be about profit?

        • Mister Roboto May 6, 2022 at 11:22 am #

          It certainly is true that the widespread availability of “the morning after pill” has caused a steep drop in the number of abortions since 1973 when the Roe v. Wade decision was originally made by the SCOTUS.

      • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 11:29 am #

        Not_GeorgeT, you’re absolutely right. That’s why so many things become nearly impossible to disassemble once they get going and become sufficiently monetized. The whole transgender thing is now an industry that makes huge amounts of money. It can collapse as part of a wider collapse, but it’s nearly impossible to bring it to an end by means that are available to ordinary people – even in large numbers and with some resources available .

      • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 7:41 pm #

        Agree 100%.

    • SpeedyBB May 7, 2022 at 6:03 am #

      I was surprised to learn that urbandictionary.com did not have one of my favorite old-fashioned euphemisms: “Tijuana dentist”.

      Probably because it is acutely dated (1940s?)

      It’s a Hollywood yuck. In show biz you have to be able to flash dazzlingly perfect teeth if you have any hope of going before a camera. Even the villains in vilms – like witches or ogres – have a row of Tom Cruise-perfect teeth when they grimace.

      Therefore… Hollywood folk used to travel down Mexico way to get excellent restorative dental work for about a quarter to a third of the price of what you’d pay in Cali.

      A starlet working her way up the ladder of assistant directors (squish squish mmpphhh gag) would in the course of events get knocked up. Thus she would take a quick trip South of the Border for some “dental work” = get that rabbit pulled.

      Thus the ironic expression “Tijuana dentist”. Open wide now.

  15. redrock May 6, 2022 at 10:37 am #

    Airheaded fucks, Democrats, have led this country off a cliff. The only solution is a rope or a firing squad. What is plain to see is never seen by a liberal. We are not all equal.

    • heathen379 May 6, 2022 at 1:04 pm #

      It not just Democratics. It the one party system that is the problem. Both Dems And Republicans have destroyed this country, along with the boomers, & gen x with there never ending wars, corporate or public welfare, immigration, wokeism, the war in men, the war on white ppl, ect.

  16. Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 10:44 am #

    I notice a number of attorneys general of the states have put DHS on notice that the Ministry of Truth is unconstitutional and also against the law.

    The number should be 50.

    • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 11:06 am #

      I would say the number is never to be 50. The 4 named by our host in reference to a different topic are the leading locations where any manner of reality for the populace is a fantasy. So 46, then start subtracting to reach the number you’re seeking to recall.

      When doing the math, I’d suggest adding CT, RI, NJ right away. Toss in WA and OR, include IL for good measure. Down to 40 in short order. How about MN and MI?

      • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 11:09 am #

        If you want 50, well the Kenyan once said there were 57.

        Maybe he was reading too many ketchup labels?

        • SpeedyBB May 7, 2022 at 6:07 am #

          “…reading too many ketchup labels…”

          Now there’s a choice but obscure cinematic reference.

          “Manchurian Candidate” was it?

          “…57 Communists in the State Department…”

      • thirdcoastlegend May 6, 2022 at 11:12 am #

        In MI the people, legislature, and judiciary finally managed to shut down most of Whitmer’s emergency powers.

        This is why she’s no longer an MSM darling.

        Ejecting Whitmer and her coven from the MI executive is more difficult because they control the vote fraud in Detroit, which gives them the state.

        Craig James has a tall order to unseat her because he is a law and order type that would not sanction the Floyd riots in Detroit, which is why there was not a lot of action there in 2020.

        Obviously his approach doesn’t fit with the WEF, “ordo ab chao,” plan.

        • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 5:32 pm #

          So, a ray of hope in MI.

          Despite having an optimist’s outlook, these travesties perpetrated on a large population segment seem to occur on a regular basis (about 80 years +/-).

          Any record of one ending well?

    • Islander May 6, 2022 at 4:44 pm #

      The number seems to be 20.
      That is a good start.

      I am on an email feed for a UK outfit called Reclaim the Net.
      Their coverage seems to be pretty good.

      https://reclaimthenet.org/20-states-threaten-legal-action-over-dhs-disinformation-board/

      Attorneys General from 20 conservative states are threatening legal action against the Department of Homeland Security’s newly formed Disinformation Governance Board, which they said will have a chilling effect on freedom of expression and described as “un-American.”

      Virginia’s AG Jason Miyares and 19 other attorneys general sent a letter to Alejandro Mayorkas, the Homeland Security Secretary, demanding the dissolution of the Disinformation Governance Board.

      We obtained a copy of the letter for you here [link].

      “This is an unacceptable and downright alarming encroachment on every citizen’s right to express his or her opinions, engage in political debate, and disagree with the government,” the attorneys general wrote.
      The Republicans are taking issue with the timing of the new board, as it comes after it was revealed that the White House was flagging posts on behalf of social media platforms. Additionally, it comes just after Tesla CEO Elon Musk, a self-described free speech absolutist, made a bid for Twitter.

      “Suddenly, just as Elon Musk prepares to acquire Twitter with the stated purpose of correcting the platform’s censorship of free speech, you announce the creation of the Disinformation Governance Board. As the Biden Administration apparently loses a critical ally in its campaign to suppress speech it deems “problematic,” you have created a new government body to continue that work within the federal government,” the letter says.

      “The contemporaneous occurrence of these two events is hard to explain away as mere coincidence. It instead raises troubling questions about the extent of the Biden Administration’s practice of coordinating with private-sector companies to suppress disfavored speech.”

      The Republicans also expressed concern about the leader of the board, Nina Jankowicz, noting that she is “often in error but never in doubt.” She claimed the Hunter Biden laptop story was Russian propaganda, a theory that has since been proven wrong.

      The attorneys general argue the board is illegal because there is “no statutory authority” supporting its creation.

      “Unless you turn back now and disband this Orwellian Disinformation Governance Board immediately, the undersigned will have no choice but to consider judicial remedies to protect the rights of their citizens,” the letter concludes.”

      • wokethis May 7, 2022 at 10:40 pm #

        Apparently laptop boy has a seat on the new board of fraud that pays $50,000 per month.

  17. 100th Avatar May 6, 2022 at 10:46 am #

    Have to appreciate Musk’s devil-may-care approach to richest-man-in-the-world role.

    Have to appreciate the irony.

    Sunlight is the best disinfectant.

    When it comes to billionaires.

    The ones in the shadows.

    Like Soros and his legions of NGO’s funding the Axelrods and Clintons and Obama people and their agendas.

    The Pfizers et al.

    All the people at the top who wish to remain at the top protected by their machinations, by their plots and ploys to keep the proles at each others’ throats.

    The richest man in the world knows this. They come at him too. The Gates and “philanthropic” types.
    He doesn’t want part of their order.
    The disorder.

    • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 10:54 am #

      Seemingly. I like to wait to the last act for the unexpected plot twists.

      • Islander May 6, 2022 at 12:01 pm #

        I am not a fan of Musk’s idea that all online activity or at least at Twitter must be verified etc. with real name.

        But, otherwise Musk’s game is the best game I currently can see in town for free speech.

        Just the fact that Gates seems to have his panties in a twist about Musk is a big plus!!

        Has Soros weighed in yet on Musk?

        Clash of the titans! Popcorn time!

      • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 12:23 pm #

        Agreed. I’m enjoying Musk right now, but I don’t trust him. I’ll be glad if he proves me wrong.

        • JTinMD May 6, 2022 at 3:12 pm #

          I don’t trust him either — to remain alive for much longer.

    • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 10:56 am #

      Gates has a new book out which should dispel any doubts as to whether he’s all there or not.

    • Paula D May 6, 2022 at 11:56 am #

      When Trump riffed on the ‘sunlight is the best disinfectant’ fact, the media and the dumbass Dems insisted that he said to ‘drink bleach’.
      The speaker before him had just said that they had found that the SARS 2 virus was killed within a minute by sunlight. So Trump speculated that UV light could be used within the body, which it already was in Cedars Sinai, shining UV light into ET tubes.
      But the powers that be didn’t want Americans to know that sunlight killed the virus. How could they keep them locked in their houses if they knew that they were perfectly safe outside? How could they shut down outdoor gatherings if Americans knew they were in no danger attending?
      So we were subjected to weeks of hysterical propaganda about bleach drinking. I’m willing to bet that there are still braindead Dems who believe it to this day.

      • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 12:27 pm #

        Some of my relatives believed the bleach thing, and every other idiotic thing that the media reported. Some of those things could be refuted just by looking at the actual video, but they never would and still believe them to this day. I gave up trying after a few big family blowups, because it’s just no use.

        • Bilejones May 7, 2022 at 5:29 am #

          The country is split pretty much evenly between those who believe the media shit and those who form their opinions based on other sources of information.

          • Paula D May 7, 2022 at 2:01 pm #

            LIke actually listening to the actual words?

      • Anthea May 6, 2022 at 7:18 pm #

        UV lights are used in research science labs to disinfect the whole premises–work surfaces, floors, anything the light can reach. I think they leave them on overnight in many of these facilities.

      • crudgemudgeon May 6, 2022 at 11:59 pm #

        Thank you Paula. Yes, they still say that.

    • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:19 pm #

      Yes, like his tweet: If you want to get rid of a boner, just look at this picture of Bill Gates.

  18. mitchellc May 6, 2022 at 10:48 am #

    We shouldnt ascribe todays essay with an emotional, subjective characterizationisn’t (downer), but rather a straightforward review of what is actually (finally) occurring.

    I (and Jim and everybody else who knows the score) keep saying this – because for some reason many appear to still be in denial: the highly regional & distibuted trucking (and housing) model was a short term affair.

    It is/was entirely dependent on a one time event of outrageous surplus. No tickey no washie; no gushing cheap juice, no suburbs. Duh.

    We should also be mindful that acting the pessimistic cynic doesn’t provide any advantage as well. I really don’t get why so many seemingly can’t face the facts of life without interjecting some emotional component.

    (I guess this is why religion has been so successful. The average person desperately wants/needs someone to assure them there’s hope and reward for toeing the line like an obedient child.)

    Anyway, this day was *always* going to come. In fact, they knew it even way back in the 1920s. What we need to do is focus on how it plays out. That’s the fun, intellectually stimulating part of the game.

    • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 10:55 am #

      Oh phooey! Nothing to add, just always wanted to say that.

    • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 10:58 am #

      I read it, I’m down, it’s a downer.

      We run on emotion.

      • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 11:03 am #

        I think mc should adopt the name ‘Mister Roboto.’ Since that one’s already used, he could make it ‘Domo Arigoto Mister Roboto.’

        • Blackbird May 6, 2022 at 10:50 pm #

          If another reader has a really cool name, and you want it, you should be able to fight them for it.

      • mitchellc May 6, 2022 at 11:26 am #

        So when your mother told you that youth is fleeting, looks fade, you went to your room and cried?

        Or, did you you, like billions before over the yawning eons, get busy, got married, had kids, etc? In other words, accept reality.

        Everything in this world is a result of natural processes. That includes making hay while the sun shines. Think ants will conserve a discovered cache of sugar?

        Fuck no, they’re just like us, seizing the moment, consuming and reproducing orders past carrying capacity, and not worrying about consequences when the surplus inevitably runs dry.

        Those are the core facts. Accept and move on. But the fun part is the gamesmanship, the maneuvering, watching the race with a its unknown unknowns, the true variables.

        • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:41 am #

          The ants triumph because they work together. Lone wolves like you will be hunted down, perhaps even for sport. Read “The Most Dangerous Game” friendo.

          The Elite triumphed because the work together. Marx admitted they attained class consciousness first. Competition is a sin – except as a bit of sport now and then, eh? Watch the Naked Prey. I’m sure you’ll do just as well as he did. That White man could run….

        • Islander May 6, 2022 at 12:06 pm #

          Mitch–

          I can’t quarrel with this riff.

          In a sense we can only deal with the present.

          Waiting for a better time isn’t always a good idea.

          Der Mensch denkt; Gott lenkt.

          Man proposes; God disposes.

        • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 2:32 pm #

          “So when your mother told you that youth is fleeting, looks fade, you went to your room and cried?

          Or, did you you, like billions before over the yawning eons, get busy, got married, had kids, etc? In other words, accept reality.”

          mitchellc, yes, we accepted reality. But first we went to our rooms and cried a lot. The humans who function best don’t try to crush or deny any part of their humanity; we work with what we have, ALL of what we have, including our emotions. The gamesmanship and maneuvering, as you put it, has no appeal at all for me or for most people I know. I’m not sure exactly what sort of human you are, but you seem to be somewhat machine-like and to enjoy manipulating other people and events. Most of us want to live a decent life, and leave something worthwhile behind for those who come after us.

          • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 7:47 pm #

            THANK YOU. Well said.

        • Anthea May 6, 2022 at 8:00 pm #

          @ mitchellc:

          I don’t recall that my mother ever told me any such thing. It was not part of her temperament to reflect on such things. You learn about such things from song and story, and you know instinctively that the inherent tragedy of life’s fleeting nature is much of our dignity and glory–the real beauty of the thing.

          The “core facts” or “hard reality” are best expressed by works like Thomas Moore’s “The Last Rose of Summer” or Tennyson’s “Come into the Garden, Maude,” or even “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” where quite a lot of people drop dead.

          Life is brief and fragile, and more like a garden flower than a plastic artificial flower. But there is no comparison as to the relative beauty of the two.

    • Paula D May 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm #

      I remember reading, in Reader’s Digest of all places, a Saudi prince saying “My father rode a camel, I drive a Cadillac, my son flies a plane, his son will ride a camel”.
      Everyone used to know, but we have been deliberately made ignorant and entitled.

      • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 12:14 pm #

        Reader’s Digest was once a font of knowledge and wisdom.

        • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 2:06 pm #

          Do they still have those CD music subscription services that run through Reader’s Digest? I recall you could get the first copy free and pay on a subscription basis thereafter. If you had enough addresses and aliases you could get a bunch of CDs for free.

          • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 2:10 pm #

            I don’t think I’ve actually looked through a Reader’s Digest in years.

          • Anthea May 6, 2022 at 8:08 pm #

            One of my friends was only recently commenting that you can’t buy a CD player any more. They no longer put them in cars, and even my laptop doesn’t have one. My friend says that there is no one around who repairs them anymore, either.

            Like everyone else, my friend has CDs out the wazoo.

            My daughter tells me that you can buy a CD player as an external drive to plug into your laptop’s USB port. Then I suppose you could copy them onto your phone and play them in the car. Or–wonder of wonders–your TV can play the songs on your phone via wifi. I just learned about that the other night.

          • Paula D May 7, 2022 at 2:05 pm #

            I think of my car as new, but it is actually 19 years old. It doesn’t have a CD player, but it does play cassette tapes.

        • Islander May 6, 2022 at 4:51 pm #

          I loved it when I was a kid.
          Maybe seven or eight.
          My aunt got it (my mother wouldn’t have had RD in the house!!)

          I didn’t read the articles, but they had a regular department called “Laughter Is the Best Medicine.
          I just loved those little anecdotes. Just right for an eight-year-old, I guess.
          They were so funny (I thought).

          It was only one page in each issue, and I was sad to get to the end of the page.

          I guess others (maybe grown-ups) felt the same way, because look at this:

          https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Laughter-the-Best-Medicine/Editors-of-Readers-Digest/Laughter-Medicine/9780895779779

          • D from OR May 7, 2022 at 11:16 am #

            Same and same age. My grandma got it and I looked first for “These United States” and “Laughter is the Best Medicine” (and a few others) and would save reading the true-life accout (lost at sea, lost in the desert…) for last.

          • Paula D May 7, 2022 at 2:05 pm #

            That is funny. My dad would not buy RD, but my aunt had a sub so I read it at her house.
            And I also mostly read the jokes.

        • elysianfield May 6, 2022 at 6:43 pm #

          Beryl,
          And also pic’s of naked Africans.

          • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 7:48 pm #

            Pretty sure that was always National Geographic.

          • Anthea May 6, 2022 at 8:12 pm #

            It was indeed National Geographic. My teenage cousins were big fans back when I was a kid, since there was little else around in the way of nudity–at least little else accessible to a 14-year-old boy.

    • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 12:35 pm #

      It isn’t possible for human beings to face painful facts of life without an emotional component, since emotion is a fundamental part of being human. How could anyone face this kind of ruination, which will blight if not end the lives of people we love, with no emotion? What kind of creatures would we be if we could? How logical is it to wish away basic parts of our human nature, which we will never be without? It makes sense to temper our logic with emotion, and vice versa. I agree that, for many people on the left, emotion and impulse have the upper hand to a degree that’s dangerous.

      • SW May 6, 2022 at 3:25 pm #

        “There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.”
        ? G.K. Chesterton

        When we see further down the road how decisions being made now, in real time, by people who are untouchable (voting has a limited impact) and how unconcerned about the consequences as they are, it’s a sad picture. I don’t want the people I love to suffer or our country to decline.

        While many people on the left appear to be run on pure emotion (complete with tireless virtue groveling), there’s a steely ruthlessness that is emotion-free that fuels and drives them on.
        Orwell figured out that socialists didn’t actually love the poor — they just hated the rich.

        So many things that are happening now — promotion of sexual confusion (which is in its own way, a form of sterilization), race baiting, glorification of criminals, just to name a few, are life destroying rather than life affirming. Why we’ve headed down this path, I don’t know.

      • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 7:51 pm #

        If you notice, we have been engineered to stop listening to our guts. It started a long time ago but seemed to really spark in the 1980s during the ‘greed is good’ and sexual liberation for women time… among many other things. Women were told that sexual liberation meant ignoring our gut instinct about men who prey on us. If you notice now, it’s gotten so bad that if a woman has a bad feeling about getting on an elevator with a man, she’ll be considered a paranoid freak or a racist, etc.

        We’ve been engineered to care about stupid shit like gender, and engineered out of true emotion. The only emotion allowed now is fear and addiction to victimhood.

        I find it all really disgusting.

        • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 9:43 pm #

          And guts were rearranged so women became terrified of men in general – since they were all predators or potential predators.
          “Sleeping with the enemy” it was called in some circles.

          Radical Feminism is a heavily funded psy-op. Of course many of the Leaders were sincere in their Lesbianism and hatred of men. But did they ever ask why the hated Establishment was funding them so lavishly?

          • SW May 6, 2022 at 10:18 pm #

            What seems to have happened over the last 20 years is a loss of goodwill between the sexes and an unwillingness to admit the opposite sex has valid concerns or complaints. Women have been exploited and placed in a second-class citizen position in many ways — that’s why many stay in destructive relationships — and they can’t survive alone much less take care of children. Men have also been exploited by women who can play on sympathy b/c of this dynamic (which is real) when they have done their part, and often, more than their part, in causing problems.

            I don’t buy the “toxic masculinity” anymore than “toxic feminism” b/c it drowns out honest, reasonable discussion. Do men like Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby exist? Yes. But I’ve known plenty of mean women who never raped anyone but managed to ruin people’s lives nonetheless.

            The #metoo movement did uncover and bring to light how some men in some positions of influence exploit women and they have had little recourse to protect themselves. But it went overboard and pushed the feeble minded into shrill accusations for every minor offense.

          • Anthea May 7, 2022 at 1:01 am #

            A lot of the problems between men and women could be solved by the simple restoration of good manners: men acting like gentlemen and women acting like ladies.

            A more complete restoration of goodwill could be achieved by a return to sexual morality. Men should have honorable intentions towards the women they date. There should be no expectation of premarital sex, and dating relationships should be considered a prelude to marriage, and nothing else. Women should of course enforce this expectation.

            The problem with casual sex is that it breeds contempt for the opposite sex. Men view women a sluts or as a sort of recreational drug (and then are surprised that it’s costly, as recreational drugs tend to be). Women view men as pigs and predators.

            Like it or not, women are romantics at heart, and their feelings are almost always involved in matters of sex. Whether they acknowledge it or not, they will be deeply wounded by men viewing their sexual favors as a mere good time.

            It’s even possible for men to be deeply wounded when women have sex with them without taking the relationship seriously–although this is so rare that women are invariably surprised by this.

            Sexual morality is not just a practical matter of who’s going to provide for the kids and look after them. It’s also a matter of having a decent regard for the feelings of others.

            Very strong feelings are involved, and it is never a good idea to brutalize other people’s feelings.

            Our society has gone far off the rails largely by promoting the idea that there is no such thing as human emotion and that sex is a mere release, like sneezing. This is just a way of dehumanizing us and creating a population whose minds are even more coarsened and whose sensibilities are even more blunted than is the regular thing.

            People are not all that great if you just leave them alone, but it is possible to make them far worse. It’s also probably possible to make them quite a bit better, though that’s seldom been tried.

          • Anthea May 7, 2022 at 1:22 am #

            That said, I doubt if there’s any way to turn this thing around.

            My youngest daughter used to complain to me about her “man troubles.” I told her that men and women are for the most part at cross-purposes when it comes to dating:

            “To you, a date is an interview with a potential life-partner. To a guy, a date is a little formality to endure in the expectation of getting laid.”

          • SW May 7, 2022 at 7:20 pm #

            Anthea — you make good points and I agree with you. I don’t think there’s any way to turn this around either b/c that would require self criticism on the part of both sexes and that’s not going to happen. And a real change in behavior and attitude on the part of both them.

            Teaching kids to behave like ladies and gentlemen is strictly passe as the “influencers” on line uniformly act like morons. What this resembles, to me, is the scenario in Brave, New World where sex is recreational and health-enhanching but empty of affection or commitment.

  19. Htruth May 6, 2022 at 10:51 am #

    Still waiting for Robert Malone’s World Economic Forum Backers Reliance Life Science Vaccine called Relcovax. For some reason Malone pulled off of his site. Here it is: https://americanyellowvest.wpcomstaging.com/2022/02/14/robert-malone-video-relcovax/

  20. stelmosfire May 6, 2022 at 11:05 am #

    Well it’s not all gloom and doom. Those crazy Limeys have discovered the fountain of youth. Dirty Sanchez not required.

    https://www.uea.ac.uk/news/-/article/faecal-transplants-reverse-hallmarks-of-ageing

    • SpeedyBB May 7, 2022 at 7:26 am #

      Now there’s a classic link to avoid clickety-clicking on, at all costs. P-U.

  21. erik May 6, 2022 at 11:07 am #

    Electric self driving trucks can be a reality, but would have to take the form of TRAINS. But of course electrifying the nation’s rail lines would be the mother of all infrastructure projects, especially since the old railway express model would have to be reconstituted and that would involve activating old rights of way since train freight to smaller towns would be needed. Then you’d need local fleets of electric trucks. Is this a potentially feasible transition. Given the overall status of our “republic” , I would say no; I don’t think we’ll have the resources for such a project.

    • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 11:38 am #

      In Ct, just trying to expand, improve and update the old Housatonic RR, laid out in 1840, with its tracks intact and right of way secured, has proven to be an insurmountable task. We really can’t get anything done here anymore.

      • Islander May 6, 2022 at 12:10 pm #

        Plus, a lot of the rights of way have become Rail Trials.

        I am a big fan of Rail Trails, but one of the premises was that the rights could revert to actual tracks.

        However, the abuttors will put up a huge fight before they give up the new value of their homes abutting “conservation land”—formerly backing the rail road tracks.

        Unless forced to do so one way or another.

        • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 12:38 pm #

          I doubt that we have any of what’s required to do these kinds of big projects anymore. The spirit isn’t willing, and the flesh isn’t either.

        • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 5:56 pm #

          When the food stops being delivered regularly, turning into a haphazard event, the hungry folks will make the move on the rail trails.

          It will need to go local. I think some, JHK being one, saw this coming early on.

          The adapters will tend to survive.

    • mitchellc May 6, 2022 at 11:38 am #

      Here we go, a smart reply. The short answer is yes, the longer version is hell yes.

      Take this to the bank: nuclear electrical generators spread across the fruited plain.

      Battery powered, self driving, shared/parked/stored (automatic Uber) EVs for short (under 5 miles) urban hop on hop off transit.

      E light rail public transit maybe out 25+ miles, and then of course long haul, diesel powered trains for movement of bulk goods (food, raw resources, etc).

      Does this model seem familiar? It should since it pretty much describes the transit/living styles of the 1920s.

      Is it preferable? Not necessarily; that’s why the suburbs exploded when cheap gas became available. Given the choice, people will always prefer luxury aka happy motoring.

      But we’re not dealing with that option any longer. The only variable is how fast we transition back to urban rail and nuke electrical power.

      • Islander May 6, 2022 at 12:11 pm #

        ” The only variable is how fast we transition back to urban rail and nuke electrical power.

        Yes.

      • 100th Avatar May 6, 2022 at 2:17 pm #

        This logic too is trapped.

        “The suburbs”

        We are witnessing the lack of need of the city. Of offices stacked upon offices.
        Unneeded. Unnecessary.
        People today can, and do, stay at home. Happy motoring has diminished
        exponentially.

        They work from home, they shop from home, they consume at home.
        All the junk that was once in the city department store that went to the suburban shopping mall is now in a warehouse.
        Waiting to be delivered.
        One or 2 vehicles making multiple deliveries in a neighborhood.

        The need for the city is dead. Very dead.
        The burbs came out on top. Again.

    • tahoe1780 May 6, 2022 at 12:01 pm #

      Where’s the electricity gonna come from? Virtually all U.S. locomotives use electric traction motors now. They use on-board diesel generators to make the electricity.

      • thirdcoastlegend May 6, 2022 at 1:41 pm #

        Almost instinctively, I’d bet that the battery bank with output equivalent to the diesel engine and fuel has a much larger weight and volume.

      • mitchellc May 6, 2022 at 2:02 pm #

        Exactly. There’s more than enough fuel available (were talking generations) if it’s limited to long haul electro-deisel trains.

        The entire subject of optimized transport methods is pretty interesting.

        Basically, batteries work well with short urban, since they can be charged locally overnight. Regional mass transit works great with directly electrictrified cable or rails.

        Trains work best with a diesel engine generators powering electrical drive motors. Large container ships operate optimally however with direct high torq prop connections running slow..

        These solutions are easy to understand and make perfect logical sense given resource restraints. It’s when we have surplus that rational economic decisions go haywire.

        Thus we have cars, burbs, trucks and interstates.

        • thirdcoastlegend May 6, 2022 at 2:40 pm #

          The only thing optimized in most of the green junk are the infinite number of market inefficiencies they create that lead to infinite numbers of looting opportunities for those pushing the green junk.

  22. cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 11:08 am #

    Remember when you used to be able to get two candy bars for a nickel back in the 1920’s? Now you are going to be paying $4-5 for a single candy bar, and one that has been reduced from original size too! This is all thanks to increase of ingredient costs, manufacturing, and transportation. Who knows how much longer we will even be able to get real chocolate, or coffee beans for that matter!?!?

    • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 11:15 am #

      are you 110 years young? 1920.

      candy was a penny to 10 cents in 1960s.

      • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 11:24 am #

        Not a 110yo, merely a student of history. One could do a longitudinal study on consumer price trends and inflation throughout the 20th Century based on candy bar prices alone.

        • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 9:08 pm #

          candy = food, so I agree.

    • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 11:17 am #

      I know that the insane lockdown managed to destroy some of the better chocolate candy companies.

      As intended.

      • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

        Yes, for a given definition of “destroy.” Someone tucked a Godiva chocolate bar into a Christmas package we received. Godiva used to be wonderful. This was like something from the dollar store. Sad.

        • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

          It’s virtually all like that.

          • Islander May 6, 2022 at 4:54 pm #

            It’s been all downhill since Cadbury’s sold out.

        • Anthea May 6, 2022 at 8:28 pm #

          The Lily’s chocolates are good. I also like the sugar-free chocolates from Russel Stover.

    • Not_GeorgeT May 6, 2022 at 11:24 am #

      Not really, I wasn’t around in the 1920’s. I do remember buying penny candy when a real copper penny bought 2 pieces.

      The ideas you put there are sound, based on inflation caused by the central bank.

    • Paula D May 6, 2022 at 12:02 pm #

      I remember when there was an actual human working at the candy counter and you bought unwrapped candy by weight and it was put into a small paper bag.

    • Mac May 7, 2022 at 4:12 am #

      Cowbell- Those ingredients don’t cost more. The dollar buys less, thanks to the Federal Reserve. Repeat that over and over until it sinks in.

  23. Islander May 6, 2022 at 11:14 am #

    “Which is to say there’s little danger that the shrieking denizens of these Blue states will lack abortions.”

    True.

    However, I read that many of those who need/seek abortions are in fact the poor in other, or all, states.

    Who will decide whether insurance pays for abortions?

    My own personal views on abortion have changed over time, but I still stand staunchly for choice.

    Sure, a woman ;might regret an earlier abortion. Better that than to regret having given birth. A topic no one wants to talk about.

    We all make mistakes in life. Men and women. We do the best we can.

    IMO it is highly unseemly for men—and no way are O-> “birthing people”—to crow or sneer about any regret that a woman may feel about any difficult decision she made regarding her reproduction.

    • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 11:15 am #

      a woman ;might regret an earlier abortion. Better that than to regret having given birth

      bullshit

    • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:29 am #

      Yeah because it’s all about her and her feelings.

      As the female character in Mr Kunstler’s novel said, “Women are not moral beings.”

      Birthing people have become aborting people.

      • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 2:18 pm #

        Dr! Laura wrote about ‘nowadays its all about feelings not morals’

        or previously camps were to build a childs character [morals
        now ‘this camp builds self esteem’.

    • Paula D May 6, 2022 at 12:06 pm #

      “Any woman irresponsible enough to get pregnant and stupid enough not to use Plan B is just the kind of person we want to force to produce a baby.
      What could possibly do wrong with forcing stupid irresponsible people to raise the next generation?”
      I can attest from my nursing days that it is exactly the stupidest and youngest of women (as young as 14 y.o.) who are most susceptible to the pro-birth propaganda that has saturated our society in the last 40 years.

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:12 pm #

        Eugenics bad. Dysgenics good.

      • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 12:48 pm #

        There was a time when I favored abortion, and I’m still not totally opposed to it. But, like many other doors that opened a crack, I didn’t realize at the time that it would be opened wide enough to allow pretty much anything. The cut-off date has been moved and moved, until people now want to dismember infants in the birth canal or “allow” them to die if born alive. That, IMO, is going way too far. And, of course, it’s a money making industry now, which brings its own corruption. I would never have believed that anyone, having had one abortion, would keep doing the same thing and, worse, at a later date in the pregnancy. I underestimated the stupidity and cruelty of my fellow beings, and now I’m just profoundly disgusted by the whole thing. I expected it to be a relatively rare thing, occurring early in a pregnancy – not a form of birth control.

        • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 1:02 pm #

          You should bear in mind that the original Roe v. Wade decision did include limits, although many of its foes refuse to recognize that.

          As for moving the dates later and later, that’s something a small number of politicians decided to do without any input from their constituency, giving women “rights” which for the most part we already had, and started people yelling about the women who are waiting until the last minute to kill their babies. There weren’t any women asking to be allowed to kill their babies in the ninth month.

          • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 2:21 pm #

            by 1972 it was up to 5 months?

            I knew a janitor at the nyc ‘clinic’ who saw the babies in bottles.

          • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 2:43 pm #

            But it seems as though there are many women now who want to kill their babies in the ninth month – or just at any time they want. The level of anger and hatred these women display, their disgust and rage at the thought that anyone could consider the unborn as in any way human, is really disturbing to see.

            When they started the whole trans bathroom thing, I was willing to let trans women use the women’s bathroom. My thinking at the time was that, if you had gone through the level of pain and expense to surgically remove your male organs – though I still didn’t consider you a woman – I was willing to let you use the women’s bathroom. I never foresaw that a “trans” person would eventually refer to someone who just declared themselves to be another sex. I never envisioned that it would be pushed in the schools, and in school bathrooms, and that anyone would try to involve children in any way. I was very wrong. It seems to me that there has indeed been an agenda (something I once dismissed), and that these things were the first steps in implementing it. Sometimes you just have to say a firm “no” at the outset. I say that reluctantly, but I’ve faced up to the results of my previous tolerance.

          • Islander May 6, 2022 at 4:58 pm #

            So Malthuss, how many babies have you volunteered to raise and pay for their upkeep in order to provide a viable alternative to their being aborted when still fetuses?

          • Anthea May 7, 2022 at 1:01 pm #

            @ Islander:

            The number of couple who would like to adopt FAR exceeds the number of babies available for adoption. Waiting lists are long, and the time you can expect to wait for a baby to adopt is around five years.

            This over-abundance of adoptive parents subsists, even in spite of adoption being a very expensive proposition. It costs about $20,000-$30,000. The adoptive parents must have a pretty decent and secure income and a suitable home–which will be inspected.

            The couples that I’ve talked with who wish to adopt are not concerned about the race or sex of the baby. The attitude is, “I don’t care if it’s a black baby. I just want a baby.” But I suspect that black babies are in even shorter supply than white babies, due to blacks’ very high abortion rates.

            There is no issue at all, as far as finding suitable couples who would like to raise and provide for these children.

        • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 1:08 pm #

          Well said. And the inventor of the Pill was dumbstruck at the use that was made of it. He wanted to help married couples plan their families and lives. When it was used to destroy our Civilization, he was filled with remorse.

          As was a guy who created an algorithm (if that’s the right term) that enabled Wall St to immensely speed up its process, helping the Filthy Rich get even richer.

          He became a Lobsterman on Long Island Sound.

          • SW May 6, 2022 at 3:38 pm #

            A crack in the door was opened and the people with an agenda exploited it while the rest of us were busy living our lives. I was all for sex education in schools b/c it was presented as something that would be taught in science class to upper classmen about anatomy, sexually transmitted diseases and their long term effects and kept within the bounds of science. Period. The boundaries stretched to include everything imaginable.

            There’s no easy answer to abortion. Not every child conceived has a chance at a good life with even a mother to love it. Look what happened in Romania when it was outlawed. Orphanages were filled with babies who died for lack of love and attention.

    • Mac May 7, 2022 at 4:16 am #

      Islander says fetuses make mistakes

  24. D from OR May 6, 2022 at 11:15 am #

    It’s obvious only a couple days out that the leaked Roe decision will barely last a week within the news cycle. It was a weak attempt to hand the Dems something before the midterms. Fail.

    The SHTF is happening right now and there is no crisis that can cover up reality.

    This from Martin Armstrong this morning:

    “China may really have shut down Shanghai to push inflation even higher in the West, seeking regime change in Washington, hoping the inflation will lead to a political blood-bath for the Democrats to get the world back to some normalcy.”

    While eyes are on Russia the sound of the lockdown in Shanghai is deafening.

    • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 11:27 am #

      If that is truly the case, then thank you very much President Xi. Much like those loons willing to pay more money for gas at the pump in support of the Ukraine, we should all be willing to pay more (hopefully temporarily) for all things across the board in order to see a revolution at the ballot box this autumn. With lack of election integrity though, I have my doubts and at this point anything could happen!

    • wolfbay May 6, 2022 at 3:22 pm #

      Xi is the new Mao. They closed all English language schools and are driving out foreigners.The economy is being shut down to control a virus that is too contagious to control. I thought China had too much to lose by invading Taiwan any time soon but not so sure now.

      • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 4:01 pm #

        Not a fan of the Chinese, but you gotta hand it to them. At least they can harness the power of their country and recognize that a strong nation begins at home with its true citizenry. Diversity and acceptance of the minority is not a strength, it is a weakness.

        If Western Civ falls (as it surely looks to be slipping down notch by notch on the ladder with each passing week), the West will have no one but themselves to blame.

        Certainly, we will soon be entering a new “Dark Ages” and it will take centuries for us to get back on a solid footing.

      • D from OR May 7, 2022 at 11:31 am #

        “The economy is being shut down to control a virus that is too contagious to control.”

        No that is why they shut down. They are only impacted for the short term but we will be for the long term.

  25. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:36 am #

    Biden: There are families in Ukraine who are naming their babies Javelin or Javelina after the missile. No joke.

    Jarek: The terrible thing is that I have no idea if he is just making this up as per his dementia or if this is real. It wouldn’t be the weirdest thing happening in Ukraine after all.

    From Tucker last night. He also talked about how the military is now using the media to boast about how they helped Ukraine target Russian generals for drone strikes or whatever. And how they helped Ukraine target a Russian transport plane, killing hundreds of Russian troops.

    How much more of this is Putin going to take? Unlike the wars post WW2, this one may upend American life or end America completely. For once in a long time, could they at least vote on it as per the constitution?

    • mitchellc May 6, 2022 at 11:49 am #

      Come on dude, you dont think the Russians game played this? They knew they’d be cut off swift, they knew they’d be economically isolated, and they certainly knew the US would fight a proxy war.

      So, they spent years working with the Chinese setting up their own payment systems, lined up long term contracts with non Empire aligned states, and accepted the inevitable losses that would occur from fighting a peer adversary.

      Duh

      The real issue is watching how the US reacts to what in essence has been an economic military defeat. You think all the shit Jim just covered would be happening if we had prevailed?

      This is what happens to countries that lose a war. Massive price instability, financial losses, food/supply shortages, public disorder. Then it’s 1789, 1917, 1933 all over again.

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:07 pm #

        Stop enjoying it so much. You are no better than the Elitists you envy.

    • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 11:56 am #

      Javelins are pigs.

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:09 pm #

        Berry good, Beryl.

    • D from OR May 6, 2022 at 12:20 pm #

      There’s no reason for Russia to attack the US when the Den of Thieves is located in the UK which is a much closer, easier and fruitful target.

      One and Done.

      • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

        I wouldn’t be at all surprised if Russia responded by dropping a few bombs on carefully selected places outside Ukraine, so that the stupidest among us (who appear to be running things) would actually believe their tolerance is at an end. Putin has said so repeatedly, and I believe him. You can only poke the bear so many times.

        • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 1:29 pm #

          Places for them to target in the US: Wichita, Des Moines, Tulsa, Chattanooga, Amarillo, Sausalito, etc. All small scale towns in the American heartland, with the exception of Sausalito.

          Places for them to target in the EU: Milan, Frankfort am Main, Dijon, Magdeburg, Troyes, etc. All small scale cities on the continent within close proximity of larger urban areas.

          Something like this should be enough to finally wake people up and show them that Russia actually means business.

          • D from OR May 6, 2022 at 1:47 pm #

            What you describe makes absolutely no sense.

            My point about the UK is about what comes from there:

            Atlanticism, Monarchy, City of London, Tavisock, BBC, The Lancet…

            How many more cultural manipulators can you add?

            The place you take out matters. This would not be about “waking people up” but attacking the demons in their nest.

          • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 1:55 pm #

            True, I get your point about striking where it can do the most damage against the rot of Western Civ. The Russians definitely have to ensure that their first strike is a good one though, because unfortunately they might not have a second chance for a do-over.

          • GreenAlba May 6, 2022 at 2:05 pm #

            I believe Putin has already named the UK as target no.1.

            Thanks, Boris, but especially, thank you, Liz, brainless mouthpiece of the Foreign Office. They knew what they were doing, grooming you to want higher things than British pork and cheese exports.

            If he does nuke the UK, I hope he hits central Scotland first. I’d rather be ‘one and done’ than have a bit part in Threads.

          • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 2:08 pm #

            Well in the news today there’s a story about the new LBGQT museum in London. Apparently its inclusive, cutting edge and multi cultural. Not sure what the exhibits are, or what they could possibly be. But I’m with Cowbell on this one: When the time comes Russia finally tires of being f#kkd with and starts launching Avangard hypersonic missiles, no telling where the targets will be. Cowbell’s list might be pretty accurate. And screaming in at 7000 mph, able to avoid detection and countermeasures, and carrying multiple nuclear warheads, there won’t be much of a warning before armageddon strikes.

          • GreenAlba May 6, 2022 at 2:09 pm #

            BTW, if nobody should talk about abortion without seeing a child born and raised, nobody should talk about nuclear war who hasn’t seen Threads start to finish.

            Go on, treat yourself.

            https://www.amazon.co.uk/Threads-Blu-ray-BBC-Mick-Jackson/dp/B07JZVP6KX/ref=sr_1_1

          • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 2:23 pm #

            What about Brussels, the head of the snake?

          • GreenAlba May 6, 2022 at 2:29 pm #

            The more I read and hear, brh, the more it’s the City of London that seems to be the nest of vipers at the top (or bottom) of everything.

            Not that the vast majority of Brits have any clue what goes on there. Including me.

          • Islander May 6, 2022 at 5:06 pm #

            Sausalito? Good grief!

            WTF has Sausalito done to deserve being vaporized?
            It is one of the few nice places in California!!

            No, aim first for the City of London.
            Second, for Frankfurt-am-Main.

            That would be effective, and also symmetrical and poetically ironic.
            “Someone” aimed for the section of the Pentagon and Building Seven, both of them loci of a lot of important financial shenanigans and accounting.

            The slogan of the operation: “Don’t Play Dumb!”

          • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 5:37 pm #

            You know GA, from reading your posts, it seems like you Scots have a strange relationship with the English, almost the same people, but adversarial and sometimes down right hostile at the same time. I mean you occupy the same Island, speak the same language, your religion is pretty much the same — and weren’t the Stuart Kings of England from your hometown of Edinburgh?

          • SpeedyBB May 7, 2022 at 7:12 am #

            What’s with these “ready-for-nuclear-exchange” puff-pieces?

            https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/u-s-doomsday-plane-spotted-over-california/ar-AAWZxmj?ocid=winp1taskbar&cvid=948f17bfb5234fecbcaa8b4b0a84072f

            I can remember this nonsense in the late ’50s, early ’60s, and I paid attention in part because my father was career USAF, even serving in SAC early on.

            Are they steadying us up for another “duck-and-cover”? Sure smells like it.

            The average American really has no idea how a nuclear detonation over their city can ruin their day.

          • GreenAlba May 8, 2022 at 8:20 am #

            I live on the northern part of a very small island, brh, so I’m used to noticing that people speak with a very different accent in Stockton-on-Tees (where I went to school and was largely brought up) and Newcastle, which is a mere 38 miles away. In Durham, which is roughly half way between, they speak something that is like a mixture of both. And so it is with people generally. The Northern English have much more in common with the Scots (notwithstanding the murderous border activities in ‘The Debatable Land’ centuries ago) than they have with people living in London or the Home Counties.

            https://www.amazon.co.uk/Debatable-Land-Between-Scotland-England/dp/1509804684#

            But again, they may have more in common with the Cornish or the Welsh than with someone from Surrey.

            I have also lived in the south-east of England, near to London (as a student), so I also confirm that the southern English are not a monolithic lump of humanity either. And the denizens of The City of London are a different creature again and are nobody’s friend, except each other’s, and probably often not even that (the ones at the top of the food chain anyway – ordinary people work in the City of London too).

            There are lots of English people in Edinburgh. They come up with ‘London money’ and can afford very nice houses, even though property here is pretty expensive. I’m an incomer too, of course, although I didn’t bring much money with me.

            I recall, though, back in the tempestuous 70s, when locals in Wales, in particular, were burning down English holiday homes (which were pricing young locals out of their own market) that the wealthy English (it was, in reality a class thing, not a national thing) were referred to in nationalist circles as ‘White Settlers’!

          • GreenAlba May 8, 2022 at 9:03 am #

            I should say, the holiday-home burning and white-settler name calling was the preserve of fringe nationalists at that point. Like a much tamer version of the ETA!

            Then the nationalists got power and transmogrified into globalist post-modernists, and here we are.

            BTW, I don’t know if you know, but Scotland and England are not geologically the same beast either. Back when the continents were swirling around, hundreds of millions of years ago, what became Scotland arrived from somewhere else entirely and collided with what became England, a long, drawn-out event which we have to thank for our beautiful, wild mountains, of course.

            https://www.nature.scot/landforms-and-geology/scotlands-rocks-landforms-and-soils/rocks-and-minerals/how-scotlands-geological-foundations-came-together

  26. heathen379 May 6, 2022 at 11:43 am #

    One thing I would like to point out to Mr JHK is Elon Musk was a member of the young global leaders, world economic forum.

    Elon Musk is a Trans humanist via his company Nero link.
    His global satellite Internet company, Starlink could be the foundation for the NWO/elites control grid.

    His driverless, electric car company is part of there narrative.

    Tesla is not only a car company it’s a technology company envolved in the creation and development of AI.

    His personal life is strange to say the least.

    • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:16 pm #

      Good men are tempted by evil. Evil men are tempted by good.

      Pray for Elon. He is the Nexus, the Eye of the Storm.

    • JackStraw May 6, 2022 at 12:29 pm #

      If you’ve followed him over the years, you’d see that he has been evolving, just like our host and many here.

      Let’s hope that the dimwits that comprise most of America do likewise.

  27. draupnir May 6, 2022 at 11:44 am #

    If she fails as press secretary, she could become a professional wrestler..

  28. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:52 am #

    https://counter-currents.com/2022/04/ice-cream-machines-societal-disintegration/

    Attn BRH

    This one checks all of your boxes: Americana, technics, community members, and Lovecraftian decay.

    As Charles Dexter Ward said, Do not call up any that you can’t put down. Or in the vernacular, don’t take it apart if you can’t put it back together.

    • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 12:06 pm #

      Very meandering essay.

      One thing I’ve noticed is that fast food restaurants with an adult manager standing there supervising the kids always run better, no matter the race of the workers.

      Our McDonald’s will always claim the shake machine is broken, after a certain time of night.

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:11 pm #

        You got to McDonald’s? I note that for future use.

        Since you are a fan, why the name McDonald’s? Any idea? That wasn’t the founder’s name, was it?

        • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 12:18 pm #

          The McDonald Brothers founded it.

          You’ve never been to a McDonald’s? No wonder.

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:40 pm #

            I have, but I wish I had not. You like it? Figures. How often? Every day? What is that doing to you?

            McDonald’s is an American multinational fast food corporation, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States. Wikipedia
            Customer service: 1 (800) 244-6227
            Stock price: MCD (NYSE) $250.08 +1.43 (+0.58%)
            May 6, 12:29 PM EDT – Disclaimer
            Founder: Ray Kroc
            Founded: April 15, 1955, San Bernardino, CA
            Headquarters: Chicago, IL
            CEO: Chris Kempczinski (Nov 4, 2019–)

            Jarek: Looks like there are three founders, the brothers above, but Ray Kroc below. I’d say the below is the reality. You have to learn to look deeper, Beryl, to what lies beneath. There you will find the Wisdom that you seek.

          • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

            When did I say I like McDonald’s, or that I’ve even been there recently?

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 1:10 pm #

            Our McDonald’s will always claim the shake machine is broken, after a certain time of night.

            Sounds pretty up to date. Game, Set, Match.

          • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 1:22 pm #

            Watch the movie The Founder, starring Michael Keaton, sometime.

            https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4276820/

            They do a pretty good job of showing you the classic American way of doing business.

          • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 2:27 pm #

            Jarek, being aware of the practices of a business which has been in my neighborhood for decades, doesn’t mean I frequent it; it means I talk to my neighbors.

          • dorn May 6, 2022 at 3:58 pm #

            “Soylent Green is people!”

          • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 8:05 pm #

            LMAO, watching Jarek’s bubble of supposition pop is so entertaining.

      • Anthea May 6, 2022 at 8:46 pm #

        Back in 2020, McDonald’s stopped serving ice cream in any form. They claimed it spread covid somehow or other.

        And in case Jarek decides to accuse me of frequenting the place, I know this because there was a young woman staying with me that year who worked at McDonald’s.

      • Anthea May 6, 2022 at 8:52 pm #

        Many stores that closed their fitting rooms in 2020, supposedly because of covid, have never re-opened them. I have been told that the real reason is theft.

        Some of the amenities that fell by the wayside during covid were things that were having a negative impact on businesses, or cost more than they came to. Covid was a good excuse to do away with them.

      • Not_GeorgeT May 7, 2022 at 11:47 am #

        Instead of fast food, ever consider it as a real estate management company?

    • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 1:54 pm #

      Checks all of your boxes

      Indeed it does Janos. You have got me pegged.

      I found that article immensely interesting; I wasn’t even aware of that author but will look into him further.

      And I’m a sucker for soft ice cream at DQ. Dairy Queen in rural areas where I live are well run, efficient, and the machines always work.

      Interesting points about grocery stores in urban areas which mirror exactly what happened in Hartford over a period of decades. During the riots of the late 60s supermarkets looted and burned out, never to be rebuilt. All attempts to establish new chain food stores have failed — due to shoplifting, robberies, parking lot carjackings and so on. The upshot is ‘Food Deserts’ the author mentions, which of course is Whitey’s fault without question.

      • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 2:26 pm #

        see paul kerseys page at unz.com

        THE WHOLE FOODS IN DETROIT CLOSED.

  29. snagglepuss May 6, 2022 at 12:20 pm #

    “Do you understand that US shale oil — the bulk of our production — is exceptionally light in composition, meaning it contains not much of the heavier distillates like diesel and aviation fuel? “-JHK

    The first order of business for the Biden Presidency was to cancel the Keystone Pipeline which would carry heavy crude from Alberta, Canada to the refineries in Texas. It was a shocking betrayal for Canadians. And now the Governor of the State of Michigan wants to kill the other pipeline (Line 5). With friends like this…….well, you know how that saying ends….

  30. JackStraw May 6, 2022 at 12:27 pm #

    Never has the name of this blog been more apropos.

  31. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:35 pm #

    Barnhardt – of whom the world is not worthy – on logic and logical fallacy in reference to the election of the anti-Pope, Bergoglio:

    Americans very commonly mis-use the term “to beg the question” thinking that it means to “lead to the next question in a logical argument”. That is NOT what begging the question is.

    Begging the question is when you assume and argue that the CONCLUSION of your argument is true, and thus, thinking BACKWARDS, insist that your ASSUMED conclusion proves the truth of your base premise.

    This is how you get the jaw-droppingly false assertion that a “universally accepted” “conclave” proves infallibly that the conclave was legal whether it was or not, (and shut up you’re stoopid and ugly and crazy and wimmin ain’t allowed to talk in the Christian religion where’s my video game controller shut up).

    THAT is begging the question, aka petitio principii, assuming the initial point.

    This is day-one logic and dialectic. But, that all stopped being taught a long time ago. So much for them fancy college degrees, eh?

    I hope this helps.

    Jarek: Ah yes, thinking backwards. Assuming the very thing you are supposedly trying to prove and pretending to debate about it. You have the right to believe, as long as you have really thought about something and not just because you like it. If you have not, you do not.

    • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 12:47 pm #

      I have very little idea what any of that meant.

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:48 pm #

        It means you were basically wrong.

        • Beryl of Oyl May 6, 2022 at 1:06 pm #

          Wrong about what? McDonald’s?

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 1:12 pm #

            Yeah, and probably this one too if you understood it enough to even venture a response.

            Try this: a is a. As John Galt said, this is where it all starts. Does this make sense to you?

        • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 8:06 pm #

          No, Beryl schooled you. You made an assumption, you ended up with egg on your face.

          • Anthea May 6, 2022 at 8:56 pm #

            Plus eating a McDonald’s doesn’t automatically make a person all bad.

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 9:25 pm #

            That’s true, Ant. But I don’t know how good one’s brain or body will be when composed of such mystery meat materials.

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 9:27 pm #

            What assumption? Beryl clarified that she didn’t go to McDonald’s, after making it sound like she did.

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 9:29 pm #

            Mary: Have you met the McDonald brothers whom Beryl claims as the founders? Or do you also not go to McDonald’s like the other ladies?

          • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 11:22 pm #

            Most people accept when they’ve been bested.

            But not Jarek.

            LOL.

          • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 11:24 pm #

            Anthea – it’s beside the point.

            Beryl never said that she ate at McDonald’s.

            Jarek made a big accusatory assumption. It was wrong. (And yeah, whether it’s right or wrong to eat there is also beside the point).

            He’s still twisting himself into pretzels trying to justify it.

            It’s hilarious.

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:32 pm #

            Beryl

            Very meandering essay.

            One thing I’ve noticed is that fast food restaurants with an adult manager standing there supervising the kids always run better, no matter the race of the workers.

            Our McDonald’s will always claim the shake machine is broken, after a certain time of night.

            Jarek: She talks of her first hand observations. She obviously goes to fast food restaurants, including McDonald’s. But when I made a point of it, she caught herself and went into denial mode. Now she would rather be water boarded then ever admit she does or even that she said what she said. Such is Woman – natural gaslighters. You are exactly the same.

          • Anthea May 7, 2022 at 1:34 am #

            Meh. I know about a lot of things that I didn’t personally experience. I have never been to Europe, but I am willing to believe that it exists.

          • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 12:10 pm #

            Ant: Well that’s a non-sequitur. No one is doubting or arguing whether McDonald’s exists.

            Your Grade: F

          • justanotherguy May 7, 2022 at 2:12 pm #

            i had a friend who was charming but occasionally found himself out on a limb rhetorically – it’s human nature, as it is to be embarrassed.

            he also had one of the funniest and most endearing retreats i’ve ever heard.

            at that moment when everybody looked at him incredulously (looking at you jarek), he would say:

            “somebody stop me?”

            that level of self awareness and willingness to laugh at one’s self… golden.

  32. thwack May 6, 2022 at 12:35 pm #

    Regular gasoline $4:50 in DC

    $4:25 in Baltimore

    • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 2:27 pm #

      6-7 IN San Jose.

      do u no the way from san jose?

  33. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 12:47 pm #

    If a woman commits murder, but cries about it in court, isn’t she sorry? And isn’t that enough? Why send her to prison? She’s sorry! She feels bad! Isn’t that punishment enough? That bastard made her feel bad enough to kill him and now he’s making her feel bad again.

    • Rowdypiglet May 6, 2022 at 12:57 pm #

      She may actually be sorry. The problem is that her sorrow is beside the point.

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 1:03 pm #

        Don’t be a wise guy. Is this orange an orange or a fruit? Just answer the question.

        • Anthea May 9, 2022 at 2:18 am #

          @ Jarek:

          One suspects that your lack of clarity is disingenuous–although lack of clarity in language is often the result of lack of clarity in thought.

          My rule of thumb on this is, “If I don’t know what they’re saying, they probably don’t either.”

    • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 8:08 pm #

      I think incels might outperform the trans in the Oppression Olympics. LOL!

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 9:23 pm #

        In other words, women should be allowed to get away with assault and murder.

        Your girl Amber is taking a shellacking. A great victory for Men everywhere.

        • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 11:21 pm #

          My girl Amber?

          Thought I made it clear (over and over) I got no love or obsession with the Hwood trash. That’s your gig.

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:26 pm #

            Yeah, that’s why you went to work for one or some in Hollywood. Remember?

          • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 11:06 am #

            Nope.

        • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 11:09 am #

          Do celebrate, I’m sure if Amber Heard loses, it will change everything for you and your fellow MRAs.

          😀

  34. hustled enough May 6, 2022 at 1:01 pm #

    “The war in Ukraine itself was apparently losing its sex appeal for the click-hungry news media. No matter which way The New York Times and friends tried to spin it, they failed to grok both Russia’s determination to neutralize Ukraine and its ability to get the job done, even if it takes a longer-than-expected grind to finish. That’s how important it was to Russia that Ukraine not become a forward missile base and bio-weapons lab for its adversaries. When that operation concludes, the West will be left economically crippled and humiliated — which are conditions that historically portend regime change.”

    What is really clear is that you argue as if Ukraine is just an object. It is almost as if Ukraine did not exist to start with here. This is very strange indeed as Kiev predates Moscovy by significant historical yardage and did not become part of Muscovy until late in the 17th century. It feels a bit like Rodney Dangerfield–“Ukraine don’t get no respect…” Hey, Poland was taken over by Russia for a while, too! So, they are next, right?

    So, what happens if Ukraine actually does kick Russia’s butt–it is still a grinding war, sure. And Russia is going to lose tons of men and material. As will Ukraine–it though is being subsidised by the US and Europeans. And assuming Putin is going to announce full mobilisation 9 May, plenty more Russians are going to die. Will you be able to keep that hidden from the masses through state run TV propaganda? So, what is driving this prediction? Seems like the Russians are in scary territory themselves, so it could EASILY go the exact opposite direction to what is predicted in the post.

    The good thing about being in something for the long haul is that you get to bet the whole kit and caboodle on a hopefully good outcome. Didn’t work out so well for the Athenians against Syracuse back in the day. Oh, it didn’t work out so well for the Russians in Afghanistan either. What would cause a change in prediction? Whimsical thought: Ukrainian tanks in Moscow?

    As for Roe v Wade. I agree. It goes back to the states. But, and it is a big but–you are mighty confident that it ends there. There is nothing to stop a conservative court, FEeLIN’ its OATS!!!, to decide to extend the right to life to a foetus. Hell, why not? Just because it is not an explicit right, hey, why let that stop you? It sure as shit hasn’t stopped conservative justices in the past. Then use incorporation and the 14th Amendment to spread it… Of course, we could go with legislation at the national level, and if a Republican is elected President and they have a 53 v 47 Republican split in the Senate (and the House), do you really believe the filibuster will stay? Seriously?

    So, that is why some liberals are losing their shit. Because a successful coup in 2024 through the magic of the weaknesses of the Electoral College process gets all kind of interesting possible outcomes. Especially if California asserts a rigged electoral process and tells the Feds to go and get fucked… Hey, you get the Civil War you predicted!

    • Why_weren't_we_asked_about_Degrowth May 6, 2022 at 1:13 pm #

      Russia is now using heavy artillery in the majority of attacks. They have the best artillery in the world. They are bombing dug in AUF troops in the Donbass 24/7. Ukraine just mobilized its untrained militia to subsidize the massive losses of soldiers.

      It is going very badly for Ukraine, yet NATO will not allow them to negotiate. The latest news is that Poland will erase their border with Ukraine, which means Poland is ready to seize parts of Western Ukraine.

      • hustled enough May 6, 2022 at 2:13 pm #

        Hi Why,
        Russia was using heavy artillery before when it was getting its butt kicked further west. It is more open territory in the East, and that hurts, but just remember, now that Ukrainians have heavy artillery as well, Russians are just as exposed. People are dying. This ain’t 2014 where Putin could threaten people in Russia about revealing Russian casualties incurred in the first invasion of Ukraine. This is going to HURT and Russian mothers weeping for the loss of their sons in a war of choice? Good luck with hiding that…

        Russia will be mobilising conscripts… my prediction.

        Russia’s innocence? I think that mass burials of Russian soldiers is going to change that Russian perception–depending on how long this war goes on.

        As for the Poland claim. Interesting, but anything other than rumour to substantiate it?

        • CrusherMuldoon May 6, 2022 at 4:11 pm #

          Since you’re are new geopolitical expert here. just how will Russia retaliate against the West, specifically, the U.K and the United States for its and theirs’s covert and no-so-covert aid to Ukraine?

          • hustled enough May 6, 2022 at 6:31 pm #

            I think that is a question you should direct at JHK Admin.
            But for my money, what can they do?
            Threaten nuclear war?
            Cyberattacks?
            The Russians have to hope that the West and/or Ukraine break before they do… that hope may eventuate.

            For you: do you accept the Russian justifications for this war that JHK Admin accepts?

      • PeteAtomic May 6, 2022 at 6:31 pm #

        “The latest news is that Poland will erase their border with Ukraine, which means Poland is ready to seize parts of Western Ukraine.”

        yep. I’ve been prognosticating this from the beginning. It would definitely be in the realm of possibility.

        • hustled enough May 6, 2022 at 6:32 pm #

          Evidence for the claim?

          • justanotherguy May 7, 2022 at 3:40 pm #

            still using that word salad selective reading of history, neocon tool?

    • Mac May 7, 2022 at 4:33 am #

      If California wished to secede, I would let them.

  35. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 1:02 pm #

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/how-dare-you-pence-goes-after-harris-for-roe-comments-005522418.html?.tsrc=fp_deeplink

    Thunder on the Right! How dare you Madame Vice President!

    Greta Thunberg or Mike Pence? Pence. Ok fuck you anyway, Mike.

  36. Why_weren't_we_asked_about_Degrowth May 6, 2022 at 1:04 pm #

    I see that today WTI Crude hit 110 a barrel. That translates to $5 gas prices in most places, but with today’s deflated dollar value is $5 a gallon still the back breaker it once was. The Q4 energy crisis and food shortages have already been ordered.

    Covid taught the WEF where the failure points were in the global supply chain and the summer of 2000 US riots told them how to organize angry mobs on demand.

    The oncoming food shortages and energy crisis will will be nightmarish. Maybe they can even cancel the November elections.

  37. thwack May 6, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

    Putin: “What is denazification?”

    https://www.bitchute.com/video/Lyo1EBv5hgiv/

    But isn’t Zelenksy a Jew?

    How can the Nazis have a Jewish president?

    • GreenAlba May 6, 2022 at 2:23 pm #

      It’s complicated …

      https://beeley.substack.com/p/zionism-in-ukraine-allied-with-nazism

      They don’t like Zelensky, though.

      “Zelensky is trapped.” (Gonzalo Lira – 8 mins).

      https://youtu.be/tq6LKmsARoc

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 2:45 pm #

        And when Congressmen go to Ukraine, they meet with the Nazis? No, they meet with Zelensky and I assume, his Mob bosses. The Nazis (if they are that) are foolish underlings who sold themselves for a mess of pottage.

        He’s not trapped, Gonzalo. He can leave the country if it gets too hot. He just has to keep wearing his olive green t shirts, not shaving too much, and acting like a clown. He’s doing great. But yes, he has to finish the job. Maybe he’s sick of it and he just wants to go back to regular entertainment? Who can say. They wouldn’t like him just up and leaving, no doubt.

        • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 8:09 pm #

          It’s Zelensky who is trapped, per the video.

          • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 9:02 pm #

            Yes, Mary. Nazis bad. Jews good. Time for bed. Finish up your milk and cookies.

    • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 6:37 pm #

      Electric wheelchairs and Rascal scooters will be the new Uber. We had an old hag up here a few years back who drove her scooter on the street like it was a car. Had one of them bike flags on the back. Mean old bitch, too. No one would dare fuck with her. Cops just laughed and let her do her thing.

      • Anthea May 7, 2022 at 2:23 pm #

        Many years ago at my former residence, there was an old woman who was living in a camper trailer a couple of blocks over from me. She used to drive all over town in her electric wheelchair. There wasn’t a bit of harm in her, although she was very far gone into alcoholism.

        It was against city codes for her to live in a camper-trailer, but she was grandfathered in, and the city was always coming up with some new scheme to force her out.

        When the city tried to get the Department of Aging to haul her off (for her own good), dozens of the town’s residents called up the Department of Aging to defend her right to live there, and they backed off.

        Later, when I ran into her at the mailboxes, she thanked me with tears in her eyes and said the social worker told her, “You have a lot more friends than you think.”

  38. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 1:47 pm #

    mondoweiss

    Rep. Seth Moulton, a Massachusetts Democrat, says he rejects one state in Israel and Palestine, even if it’s a “democracy,” because Palestinians outnumber Jews and they will end the Jewish state.

    In a webinar talk last month, Moulton said that he questions the “viability” of the two state solution, but he remains committed to that outcome because it is the only way to preserve a Jewish state:

    One of the simplest ways that I found to look at is that if you actually had a true one state where Palestinians and Israelis had equal rights– a democracy, right?– then demographically the Palestinians are probably going to take over the Israelis in relatively short order, they would outvote them, and that means you would really lose the concept of a Jewish state. It would be some sort of coalition government, I’m sure, but for everybody who advocates for a Jewish state and the right for the Jewish people to have a Jewish state in the world, it’s hard to see how that works under a truly democratic single state as one would be necessarily constructed here. And that’s something that people don’t like to talk about frankly. I think that’s a hard truth for a lot of people to face. It’s something a lot of people especially in the Israeli government don’t like to admit.

    As someone who believes in the right for the Jewish people to have a Jewish state in the world and also believes in democracy, in the primacy of democracy as a form of government, it’s hard to see how this works…A two state solution is hard to envision now, but a one state solution is even harder.

    Jarek: This Moulton is quite a character. He is saying we are already at war with Russia. They just for forgot to tell us. But of course he’s right about Israel and Democracy. Democracy is only an unlimited good in formerly Western or Doomed societies. As the wise Erdogan of Turkey said, Democracy is a bus. You have to get off at your stop.

    We should have got off a long time ago. Now we’re deep in Harlem. Islander can tell us the where the no go zone for Whites begins.

    • workingclasshero May 6, 2022 at 2:58 pm #

      Last I read it was 75% Jewish and 25% Arab/Palestinian and Israeli births are trending up. I agree that Israel should go for the two-state solution, but the problem is Arabs do most of the construction/labor jobs and jews very much less and the Israeli Jews need Arab Israeli citizen labor.

    • CrusherMuldoon May 6, 2022 at 4:13 pm #

      You know Jarek, for a self-proclaimed Christian (Catholic?) you sure have a strange attitude towards Jews and Israel

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 5:50 pm #

        It’s Traditional Catholicism. Certainly not as hateful as Luther’s “Baptize them at the bottom of the Rhine” once he found out what they really believed about Christ, Christians, and Christianity.

      • Anthea May 6, 2022 at 9:22 pm #

        A lot of fundamentalist Christians (and even some Catholics) have very strange ideas about Judaism. I think some of these churches must come very near to portraying Jews as the original Christians.

        Every once in awhile someone on Facebook will express their shock at learning that Jews don’t believe in Jesus.

        I was a little surprised many years ago to learn that Conservative Jews don’t believe in an afterlife. (And you can be pretty darned sure that Reformed Jews don’t either. I’m not sure about Orthodox Jews.) Judaism, with the possible exception of Orthodox Judaism, is really just atheism masquerading as a religion.

        As for Israel, their difficulties with the Palestinians and the surrounding Arab countries are due to a dispute over the ownership of the real estate. So it doesn’t seem to me that anyone has a dog in this fight but the disputants. And it also seems to me that no one in the US ought to be paying out the wazoo for Israel’s defense.

        If they really feel that there is a need for a Jewish state, it seems to me that they should locate it somewhere where everyone in the region doesn’t hate them and want to kill them. But Jews have always had some difficulty in finding a place like that.

    • Islander May 7, 2022 at 1:48 am #

      “Islander can tell us the where the no go zone for Whites begins.”

      Huh? [scratches head]

  39. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 1:53 pm #

    Thus I propose a three, four, or more state solution for the United States as well. It is the only way. And what’s good for the goose or good for the gander. We must follow the lead of our Elder Brother.

    • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 1:57 pm #

      I just wish we could get rid of the coastal elites that are all liberal. If they want to screw up the entirety of the USA as a whole, then allow them a breakaway state to do whatever they want to their heart’s content.

      I once had a professor that used the “what’s good for the goose or good for the gander” line at least five times each lecture hour. You gave me some wicked flashbacks there!

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 2:06 pm #

        Bicoastal. Plus the northern Mid-West. New England. Big cities like Chicago in an otherwise red state, etc. That’s a lot. Plus the Blacks need their own state. The Mexicans and Central Americans want Aztlan. We, the Whites or Old Americans, will have to pick up a big chunk of Canada as compensation – that’s assuming we can even all agree.

        Most conservatives will want Blacks and minorities because of Christianity or sentimentality. I want a separate State for my kind of Whites.

        • workingclasshero May 6, 2022 at 3:11 pm #

          55% of Blacks live in the south. They need Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and parts of North Carolina, Virginia, Arkansas and Tennessee and maybe throw in eastern Maryland. Compensate the Whites to move out over a 50-to-75-year period and Americas non southern Blacks to move in at well compensated rates for their trouble. One or two states can’t hold roughly 55 million African Americans. Blacks need a real independent and geographically viable nation state.https://www.censusscope.org/us/map_nhblack.gifhttps://officialaframerica.wordpress.com/historical-nationalist-movements/republic-of-new-afrika/.

          • thwack May 6, 2022 at 7:19 pm #

            Black people have an entire continent to go to if they want black rule.

            White supremacy works so well black people don’t want to leave it.

          • benr May 7, 2022 at 9:31 am #

            Don’t forget they also have a good chunk of the islands in the Caribbean.

    • GreenAlba May 6, 2022 at 2:50 pm #

      What’s *sauce* for the goose is sauce for the gander. 🙂

      • GreenAlba May 6, 2022 at 2:51 pm #

        There’s even a Laurel and Hardy film named after it!

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 10:44 pm #

        Human nature is frail; and the Truth, often not palatable to it. So the packaging becomes important, alas often all important. How it is said and by whom.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EZrojYzi0k

        Here is a British man of the old school, very far away from my excited outbursts, purple prose, and vehemence. Yet he says much the same thing in his own level way, utterly without frills. Quite effective for some I’m sure – probably more effective with you.

        I looked to see something written about himself. Nothing. Humility. Doesn’t say goodbye at the end of his videos. The video just ends! Over a thousand video. This is his way of fighting back against the destruction of our Race and Civilization.

        • GreenAlba May 7, 2022 at 6:12 am #

          Pointing out the correct version of a proverb that’s been around since the 17th century isn’t ‘packaging’, it’s respect for your cultural history.

          And, when it’s accompanied by a smiley, it’s (a) excusing itself for even pointing it out, and (b) showing that it’s not that important, compared to, say, being kind to your neighbours or resisting tyranny. It’s just what it is – a proverb of several centuries’ standing whose correct use is being offered to you for information, should you wish to use it. Those folks in Fahrenheit 451 didn’t go around memorising the wrong versions of things for posterity, even though, arguably, nobody would have died if they had.

          And don’t tell me what will ‘work with me’. You know nothing about me and have misrepresented my views on just about everything, as part of your game.

          • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 11:00 am #

            Jarek becomes extra triggered when women correct him, I’ve noticed a pattern.

          • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 12:15 pm #

            I was changing the subject or returning to a previous subject. Don’t be such an asshole.

            You sound like you know you’re wrong at this point. I know you quite well at this point after all. It’s been years now.

            Let this man be your teacher. He made a video about Cheddar man. Remember him? He appeared right at the time of Meaghan Markle’s apotheosis. How well did that turn out for the Crown?

            I haven’t watched it yet. Maybe you can and tell me about it.

        • GreenAlba May 7, 2022 at 1:21 pm #

          I sound like I know I’m wrong about what? (I haven’t listened to your man, and since you haven’t either, you can’t really complain).

          • GreenAlba May 7, 2022 at 1:45 pm #

            OK, so I’ve listened to him now. I hope you’re not suggesting I’ve ever defended Susan Sontag or her acolytes, because that would be pushing it, even for you.

            One might be tempted to say ‘don’t be an asshole’, were one that rude.

          • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 7:40 pm #

            There ya go, thinking as small as possible about whether YOU ever defended Susan Sontag. The whole point is now YOU not the White race or even the man.

          • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 8:23 pm #

            I’m watching YOUR video and it’s good. Another current of the same attack against our Race and Civilization. I’m about a third through. I wonder if they’re ever going to talk about the Nazis themselves, as to why they entered in this bargain with the Devil. No one ever even wonders about that since I guess they aren’t even seen as human. Thus one more sign that the Jewish campaign of slander is succeeding.

            Btw, on the beliefs of the (C)habad? That’s classic Talmudism or mainstream traditional Judaism. It’s not anything they made up. Jews are people. Non-Jews are animals.

            Jared Kushner is one of them.

            Anyway we can talk more about it after I finish or you can just talk more about YOU. You are literally the worst person in the world when you get like that.

          • GreenAlba May 8, 2022 at 9:17 am #

            If I am *literally* the worst person in the world, I suggest you do yourself a favour and don’t communicate with me. Go speak to somebody better like Bill Gates or the Fat Controller of the Bank of International Settlements.

            I take a broader view than you, or perhaps a higher one. I speculate on whether God takes the same view of your tribal imperatives as you do, and I find, obviously, that I don’t know, and neither do you.

  40. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 2:07 pm #

    https://www.yahoo.com/sports/sea-lions-devouring-sharks-even-160107841.html

    Are Sea Lions dangerous to people?

    • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 2:14 pm #

      Wow, that is amazing and bad ass. Who’s the top predator of the seas now? I think that if you got close enough to some feral sea lions they could certainly do some damage to you. I recall seeing signs all along some California beaches to steer clear of the seal, and their calling noises were very loud.

      • crudgemudgeon May 7, 2022 at 1:05 am #

        We used to go to a beach in mating season (I’m thinking it was Ano Nuevo Beach, Ano has a tilde).
        As a dare I went up and touched a big male, who jumped up and lunged but I was was already running away. I think of this when I come across the old weight lifter types, gone to fat, who bluster about how tough they are.

        • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 10:57 am #

          LOL, why would you mess with a wild animal much bigger than you?

          • elysianfield May 7, 2022 at 4:28 pm #

            Mary,
            It is a “guy” thing….

    • thwack May 6, 2022 at 3:03 pm #

      its called a sea LION for a reason.

    • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 8:11 pm #

      Nope. I have good photos of some I got pretty close to on a jetty at Half Moon Bay. they were hanging out watching what the fishermen caught.

      • BackRowHeckler May 7, 2022 at 4:20 am #

        Sea !ions, who knew?

        I got a dandy lion problem on my lawn this spring. They’re pretty tenacious too.

        • GreenAlba May 7, 2022 at 11:03 am #

          Tenacious indeed, brh. They’re not called lion’s teeth for nothing. 🙂

          https://francesays.com/2019/04/23/dents-de-lion/

          It always amused me that they’re called pissenlit in French (literally piss in bed).

    • benr May 7, 2022 at 9:38 am #

      The really big males can be aggressive in central and northern CALIFORNIA and huge. There was video of one grabbing a girl and pulling her into the water but I think it was more of a prank then it trying to kill and eat her.
      Seen many a large male sea lion bleeding out from shark bites as I exited the water at Scotts creek just north of Santa Cruz which is very near Ano Nuevo. Some have been so big I thought it was a new sand dune.
      The real apex predator is the Great White and its only real adversary are Killer whales who eat both the sea lions, great whites and anything else they decide is tasty.

      • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 10:56 am #

        In your experience, are harbor seals much more skittish and afraid of humans than sea lions? That’s how it seemed to me when I was spending time on the coast.

      • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 12:21 pm #

        Interesting. On land Walruses, just turn their backs on Polar Bears and depend on their incredibly thick hides to protect them as the bear bites at them, his white coat turning red. But in the sea, some say the bull walruses will stand and fight, sometimes killing the bear, sometimes being killed.

  41. CrusherMuldoon May 6, 2022 at 2:31 pm #

    Right no diesel for trucks and just in passing, with #2 Fuel Oil averaging almost $6.00 a gallon here in New England today, I wonder how many frozen corpses will be around in Spring 2023?

    • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 4:29 pm #

      Yeah it will be rough winter for many, Crusher. Our Governor still insists “we will be fossil fuel free by 2030”, a scant 7 1/2 years from now. He’s counting on all the buildings here converting to electric heat, and the electricity itself generated by windmills. But it will take an estimated 15,000 windmills to replace the legacy natgas and nuclear plants we have now; so far the state has built 3 windmills, and only 2 are operational. This is the kind of political leadership we have, Dems with their heads stuck up their ass.

      • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 9:14 pm #

        I listened to a zoom talk today, that was similar. endless windmills, cut the carbon.

        a n engrossed audience.

        • Not_GeorgeT May 7, 2022 at 12:37 pm #

          The money might be in the landfill space needed when all those windmills reach age 20.

          So much for ‘green’

  42. Shoplet™ May 6, 2022 at 2:49 pm #

    States appear to be attempting to sow discord and division within and between people and groups, such as through Roe vs Wade, etc., to cover their abject failures, as well as the abject failures that they are.

    • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 10:54 am #

      You bet. This is why I don’t get caught up much in that conversation. What a waste of time.

      The PTB will always use emotionally-charged issues against us. So I try not to be pulled in.

      Same with the ridiculous Johnny Depp trial. Why does anyone GAF what two depraved billionaires do with each other or their money? But humans like ‘shiny things’ and are easy to distract I guess.

      • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 12:22 pm #

        Two depraved billionaires? At first you only picked on Johnny.

        That’s why.

      • Not_GeorgeT May 7, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

        I spent all of a couple of minutes on the Depp thing. Just long enough to see what the fuss was about. Maybe I’ll be in a trivia contest in the future, armed with more non-essential information competing for synaptic connections.

      • Shoplet™ May 7, 2022 at 6:22 pm #

        For some reason, it makes me think of an old tune where the lyrics included a passage about not liking any Hollywood movie star…

        I was not big on the tune and was reasonably clean, but that bit did sort of reverberate…

        “Hey baby, if you’re feeling down
        I know what’s good for you all day
        Are you worried what your friends see?
        And will it ruin your reputation lovin’ me?

        ‘Cause I’m a dirty white boy
        Dirty white boy
        A dirty white boy
        Don’t drive no big black car
        Don’t like no Hollywood movie star…”

        ~ Dirty White Boy, by Foreigner

        I did like ‘Cold As Ice’, though, and will dedicate my comment with it to Jarek…

        https://youtu.be/ySb1f9zWJkQ

  43. cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 2:52 pm #

    I wish they would write such long and in-depth stories about other subjects of more importance, say like Hunter Biden’s laptop? This is yet just another example of how Sports Illustrated has went woke.

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-sports/once-again-churchill-downs-will-ignore-the-racist-ties-to-my-old-kentucky-home/ar-AAWZZjW?ocid=msedgntp&cvid=f615b34e401f45a99ef93a2b45ace77d

  44. Roundball Shaman May 6, 2022 at 3:08 pm #

    “… the scene looks like a multi-dimensional nightmare. Broken economy… sinking Western Civ… police state tyranny… vaccine death and injury… starvation…. those markets… they’re puking again!”

    Lots of people like horror movies. Horror movies have been a staple of the Take-control-of-my-attention-and-make-me-real-afraid Hollywood fictional tales of sadness, pain, death, and woe.

    But at the end of the two or three hour visual torture session of flickering images of death and destruction, those people get to feel all safe and secure and superior and saunter out of the theater or their home movie room and get a hot-pocket and beverage out of the refrigerator as they eagerly await their next session of visual horror blight that State media tells you that you MUST SEE as the next blockbuster.

    Only this time, the horror is real. The death is real. The pain is real. The destruction is real. The social decay is real. And there is no walking out of this theater because the World now IS the theater. The World has been turned into a torture chamber filled with every social, mental, physical, economic, and spiritual sickness one can fathom.

    And there are no more hot-pockets or beverages to be found because the trucks didn’t make it to the store and are sadly parked somewhere on the Interstate devoid of diesel fuel and without anyone to drive it.

    Whatever you remember from the horror movies you’ve seen in the past does not rival what The Dark Powers have conjured for us all in our oh-so-Woke-and-enlightened 21st Century. Oh, does the 20th or even the 19th Century look oh-so good right now. Growing older does not necessarily mean growing better. Change does not always mean change for the better.

    We have become embroiled in a plot-line of a Dark World that is now bottom-feeding instead trying to soar and excel. We are too busy fighting with each other that we fail to notice that we are all fighting each other in a BURNING HOUSE like the one in the old Star Trek episode about the Sick Being who fostered conflict and got its rocks off on all the mayhem.

    What is the answer? Change the plot line. Change your own life movie from being a horror movie to one of those happy, sappy, innocent movies of the 1940s and 50s. Refuse to participate in a New World Order Build Back Worse Not So Great Reset horror flick and live your life like those happy folks back then whose biggest worry was what to wear to the prom or what gift to buy your FEMALE wife on her anniversary. Not to sit there and figure out what ‘it’ was you actually married and what does ‘it’ identify itself as today.

    Yes, darkness surrounds us. But we all know what puts a quick end to darkness. We just have to start DOING THAT.

    And one day, even the trucks will begin roll and deliver those hot-pockets again. This starts when WE say we’ve had enough of their sick game and we aren’t playing anymore.

  45. thwack May 6, 2022 at 3:11 pm #

    Jacob Dreizin

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp69rZy5_SA

    His description of Kiev sounds like DC

    lol

    • beantownbill. May 6, 2022 at 6:35 pm #

      Is he related to Frank Drebin?

  46. Amman May 6, 2022 at 3:30 pm #

    “Europe, the old original homeland of Western Civ, isn’t just losing face, it’s blowing its head clean off going along with “Joe Biden’s” economic war.’

    Europe is going in the direction of “You will own nothing and you will be free” or something like that.

    • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 3:47 pm #

      Europe as a continent is dead, dead, dead in the water. Unfortunately, I firmly believe that we must wipe everything completely clean from this slate so we can start fresh and, for lack of a better term, “build back better”.

  47. cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 3:51 pm #

    Here’s your daily Biden gaffe.

    “Twenty-five out of every 100. It’s overwhelming the interest of not only those kids but of all Americans that we invest – we invest in the community. And we’ll conquer and honor and lift up all those folks who in fact, are, have gotten in the way.”

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/biden-makes-head-scratching-remark-about-american-students-learning-spanish/ar-AAWZYUY?ocid=msedgntp&cvid=9e39ad947b4c4a3e8450ff422539a8a2

    I guess I am one of the ones that need conquering since I got in the way by learning some French when I was in school.

    • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 7:30 pm #

      A few days ago, out of the blue, he started talking about elderly transvestites. It was bizarre.

      • Not_GeorgeT May 7, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

        Hang in there a little longer. Bizarre is becoming normal.

        Enough to give some a headache.

  48. tom clark May 6, 2022 at 3:57 pm #

    Wow! A black, gay woman named White House press secretary! What a treasure trove for CFN. Eat your heart out, Jen Psaki!

    • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 4:04 pm #

      Yeah, we already covered her up-post. She is a true “gem”. We go from the most pasty white secretary to one of the darkest blacks you can find. Just goes to show the White House is a true field of contrasts. Anyone “normal” and “mainstream” is automatically disqualified from any government job or contract.

      • thwack May 6, 2022 at 5:12 pm #

        We go from the most pasty white secretary to one of the darkest blacks you can find.

        ******************************

        Contrast can be very exciting Jarek, you should try it sometime.

        also going from fat girls to skinny, tall to short…

    • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 4:32 pm #

      Not to mention she is apparently a “spouse” to someone at CNN. Nothing like having a rotating door between the White House and the Clinton News Network! Bunch of corrupt hacks….

      https://freebeacon.com/biden-administration/biden-taps-anti-israel-activist-cnn-spouse-as-white-house-press-sec/

  49. thirdcoastlegend May 6, 2022 at 4:08 pm #

    So, new, supposedly compromising video/images of Rep Cawthorn have been posted:

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/05/blackmail-wont-win-madison-cawthorn-responds-nude-video-surfaces/

    I guess the Swamp is mad he confirmed the existence of their little parties several weeks ago.

    • cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 4:17 pm #

      And yet Hunter Biden did nothing wrong and the laptop is a Russian hoax….We should call their bluff – this stuff about Cawthorn is all propaganda from the Ukraine. How ’bout them apples?!?

    • Islander May 6, 2022 at 8:01 pm #

      Well, from what I can see at the linked site, there is nothing to see here.

      In the photo shown they all appear to be just horsing around.

      He was a young jerk.

      So what else is new?

      Who cares?

      Are there other photos that show him naked?

      Cawthorn is a good-looking guy, so if he is shown naked he probably has nothing to be ashamed of.

      • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 9:15 pm #

        you know he is paralyzed.

    • MaryQueen May 6, 2022 at 8:19 pm #

      How funny. The Dems celebrate debauchery on every level within their party, but think this guy is shocking for some reason?

      Puh-leeeze.

      The Repubs not standing up for him are so last century. LOL!

  50. thwack May 6, 2022 at 5:13 pm #

    The Dreizin report

    Straight, no nonsense Ukraine reporting:

    His description of Kiev sounds like DC

    lol

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp69rZy5_SA

    and here is his website:

    https://thedreizinreport.com

    • hustled enough May 6, 2022 at 6:58 pm #

      Ukraine should not escalate is code for–Ukraine should have rolled over and taken it … and “this is a war between Russia and NATO.” Poor little Ukraine–get’s no respect. just a proxy for the west with no agency of its own, except when it doesn’t take the deal (whatever that is–oh, as the opening salvos suggested–the obliteration of the the Ukrainian state) Russia generously offers it. Then its invasion is its fault, while poor innocent Russia must attack Ukraine in self-defence. Sorry, this is ahistorical … Russia is very partial to invading other territories “in self-defence”. Just ask Georgia, or Ukraine in 2014…

      • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 7:17 pm #

        Its called Realpolitik my friend. Putin said no NATO in any historical Russian territory and apparently he meant it. I know its “not fair”, the attack was unprovoked, Ukraine is a sovereign country, Ukrainians are a freedom loving people and all that bullsh#t. But the reality of the situation is that the Russian Army is in Ukraine, Russia will capture the Eastern Provinces and the Black Sea coast, and a Russia friendly govt will be installed in Kiev. That’s how power works. The west can object. Today Biden announced more military aid for Ukraine — for the 9th time! These are provocations, and we’d better hope Putin doesn’t get tired of being provoked and send a battery of Avangard hypersonic missiles up our collective ass — at 7000 mph

        • hustled enough May 6, 2022 at 10:45 pm #

          Hi BackRowHeckler,
          I agree about realpolitik. However, it goes both ways–the West helping Ukraine and bleeding Russia white is also realpolitik–it is not personal, its business. Though JHK Admin would rather tut-tut the west for doing what it is doing. After all, the west is getting off cheap here–bargain basement war with the Ukrainians dying to stop the Russian invasion. And you could be very right, BRH. Russia might achieve its pared back objectives, but with both sides trading blows, I am not as confident as you are that this is a done deal by any stretch of the imagination. If the Ukrainians are anything like the Poles, this is a fight that is ending no time soon. And the longer it goes on, the more damaged Russia becomes. So, we shall see what those pesky Ukrainians are going to do, especially as the West has signalled that they are going to be VERY proactive in the fight–expect aircraft deliveries from the Poles in the next couple of weeks … (my off the wall prediction!).

          And as for provocations–Putin is scared shitless of a NATO attack, so I am guessing, no more bullshit executions of Ukrainians. Putin is on notice that he pulls that shit again, it gets way worse for him and the Russians. So, his nuclear posture reflects weakness, not strength…

          • CrusherMuldoon May 7, 2022 at 6:34 am #

            Hey Hank Kissinger Wannabee: I guess it’s a good thing we’re not supporting Russia in this little dust up because if we were, Ukraine would be threatening use of what available WMDs they have on us, right? Let me tell you something genius: Russia, as BRH said is going to win this. The longer the West keeps supporting Ukraine, the more devastated it (Ukraine) will end up. Obviously, you have no sense of history: when this is over the West will regret supporting a hopeless lost cause because Russia never forgets. You’re an idiot if you think that short of a nuclear strike the West can bleed resource rich Russia white. People like you are dangerous because like a very young child, you don’t understand the implications of playing with matches

          • benr May 7, 2022 at 11:23 am #

            @crusher

            Russia is keen on defending itself and will loose millions to that cause.
            They are how ever not so keen and projecting power and killing other people in other countries when they are alos losing people.

            History shows us they would rather pull strings behind the scenes using proxies just like the west.

          • hustled enough May 7, 2022 at 2:05 pm #

            Hi CrusherMuldoon,
            I notice a distinct lack of an argument or a grounded analysis. Example: “when this is over the West will regret supporting a hopeless lost cause because Russia never forgets.” I agree with you but for very different reasons. If Russia learns anything–even if it wins–its days of facing a compliant West and Europe in particular are done. It learned–prior to this–that the West wasn’t serious in defending itself against fascist tendencies–either from Russia or within its own borders. That has seriously changed. Putin is looking for an exit ramp where he can claim a victory and get out of the mess he created. Want evidence for that claim? How about Russia falling back before a Ukrainian OFFENSIVE before Kharkiv or having to blow three bridges in doing so? Sure, I still expect Russia to win, but,, the odds are changing, and it is a hell of a lot more sporty now than it used to be. Your unwillingness to acknowledge that possibility makes your post more of an act of FAITH than a reasoned argument.

            I would ask you this–since you clearly understand yourself to be “the adult in the room”–what would you do? What is your red line for Russian behaviour and why? Is taking out Lithuania, Estonia, & Latvia or Moldavia, OK? Poland? East Germany? Or the continued program of European destabilisation that Putin has been running since at least 2012? Or interference in US elections? Or what, exactly, will it require for you to say–this is not OK? In my opinion, Obama and Trump acted more like Chamberlain before WWII in dealing with Putin. I don’t know who is more shocked–Putin or JHK Admin over Biden’s ability to shore up the European Alliance, focus sanctions, and actively aid Ukraine in the nuanced and EFFECTIVE manner in which he has done. I am guessing that you would have told the West to sit out the German-Polish conflict of 1939. “Not our business,” I am supposing you would say. Would that be right? If not, why not? At what point–in this age in which our enemies can come at us in many different ways–will you say–“hmm, enough to Russian aggrandisement and the whole Eurasian Empire project Putin has going here?

            And Benr,
            It is a sad and powerful fact of Russian propaganda use of “reverse symmetry” that a country that is so much stronger than Ukraine can convince folks that it is in danger from Ukraine. The Russians say, “We are so weak that Ukraine is a threat to us!” Well, you can’t have it both ways–either Russia is weak and has no business attacking a country that is stronger than it and should rely on the “rule of law,” or Russia is strong and it has no business bullying a smaller weaker country than it, again according to “the rule of law.” Right now, Putin puts himself OUTSIDE the international rule of law–as he has done in his own country. And why would I want to support that? I don’t.

    • Islander May 6, 2022 at 8:30 pm #

      Thanks, Thwack,

      Excellent.

      I like Dreizin but forget to check in and see what he is reporting.

      This one is really very interesting.

      Also, I love his “theme” music:

      Prokoviev’s March of the Capulets and the Montagues—perfect.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VY-A7GVLyQ

      start at ca. 1.20.

      Capulets and Montagues seems quite apt for the current and historical Russia and the Ukraine

  51. wm5135 May 6, 2022 at 5:14 pm #

    Are you saying the only thing the indispensable high IQ moral majority have going for them is they believe their own bullshit? That ain’t news that’s history.

    gasoline USd/gal. 381.54 5-6-22 5:15 EST

  52. cowbell81 May 6, 2022 at 5:18 pm #

    Looking back to early 2020. This should be like one of those “Where were you when Kennedy was shot”, “Where were you when the towers fell”, etc. questions.

    Where were you when gas prices were $0.89 per gallon?

    • beantownbill. May 6, 2022 at 6:41 pm #

      I remember driving with my parents to a Cities Service gas station and my father paying $.17/gal.

      • Islander May 6, 2022 at 8:03 pm #

        I remmeber the signs on the gas station in the fifties: .32-1/2/gallon.

        I was confused by the 1/2 cent.

        I loved the smell of gas when my father tanked up our Jeep Overland.

        • BackRowHeckler May 6, 2022 at 8:26 pm #

          Was it a Willy?

          • Islander May 7, 2022 at 1:50 am #

            Yes, Willys Overland, I think.
            Faded orange and yellow paint scheme.

          • BackRowHeckler May 7, 2022 at 4:13 am #

            Nice.

        • benr May 7, 2022 at 9:40 am #

          That was regular leaded gasoline!

      • malthuss May 6, 2022 at 9:07 pm #

        you are 70+, yes?

        and vaxxed?

        • Islander May 7, 2022 at 1:50 am #

          Spinnst Du?

      • Redneck Liberal May 8, 2022 at 8:45 pm #

        But he was on like, what, $25 a week salary?

        • Redneck Liberal May 8, 2022 at 8:46 pm #

          @btb – everything is relative.

  53. Why_weren't_we_asked_about_Degrowth May 6, 2022 at 6:23 pm #

    What is this label Nazi. It is being used to describe every group anyone doesn’t agree with.

    It is members of the National Socialist German Workers Party
    It is anyone who uses vile war tactics against civilians
    It is anyone that wears or uses symbols of Nazis
    It is racist and/or anti semitic people
    It is the boogyman in many movies for over 75 years
    It is people that impose arbitrary rules in games
    It is anyone trying to get their point across in a shrill manner

    This word has lost all its meaning due to over use

    • 100th Avatar May 6, 2022 at 6:43 pm #

      The left embraced fascist measures.
      All of them.
      But before they did, they had to establish that they were vociferously against fascism.
      Going so far as having their street theater henchmen dubbed “antifa”.

      So long as they say they are against it they are free to embrace it.

      Such a simple and sloppy ploy.
      But most people are very dim and when one calls a duck a chicken, well, they abandon sense and side with authority.

      The fascists know this, and it’s why fascism appeals to exactly those who * say* they oppose it

      • workingclasshero May 6, 2022 at 7:17 pm #

        In the days of old, Fascists adopted many of the trappings of Leninist coercion as far as a single party-political combat formations to fight communism. Most people know that, but they most continue to murder correct historical terms to achieve an effect I’m too dumb to fathom. Antifa actually act like Leninist Marxists fighting their political opponents in the streets or any form of media.

      • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 8:34 pm #

        So are you for or against Fascism – given the nature of the average man, being so little endowed with a regard or taste for Truth? Shouldn’t he be given a good code to live by, one that satisfies his need for authority and uplifts him because based on the wisdom that has been handed down over the ages?

        The antifa show the need for Fascism. They are children who need to be spanked, perhaps with something harder than a hand. And put in a corner or closet with bars for a few years as a time out.

  54. Islander May 6, 2022 at 6:59 pm #

    For those who hanker for a bit of acidic screed a la JHK,
    try this!!

    http://thesaker.is/german-chancellor-scholz-attended-girls-day-in-berlin-accidentally-flew-for-nato-to-japan-next/

    You will not be disappointed.

    • Shoplet™ May 6, 2022 at 11:36 pm #

      Oh yawn. The author’s ostensibly just a ‘kid’– 45 years old? 1977?

      JHK’s convenient, small-portioned ‘ready-packaged’ bi-weekly stuff is about as much as I can handle about how bad this and that State and its players are. So what else is new? Just different angles of the inside of the same fucking box. It’s a boxed perspective.

      Even many of the so-called alternative media are, still, endlessly yapping on about the State and its elites this and that. ‘Oh look, they took a short hop to Japan when they could have done a Zoom!’

      That’s how Julian Assange ended up where he was and is. His organization went head-to-head with the State. Couldn’t think outside the box. Has it changed since Collateral Murder? No, Julian. It hasn’t and you are still where you are and What’s-his-name– former State player apparently– continues on Consortium News playing the violin for you.

      ‘Failed State’, as I’ve said before elsewhere, is practically a tautology.

  55. anmariwakaranai May 6, 2022 at 7:07 pm #

    Nice one James. My peeps still think I’m full of sht re; vex.

    Here’s one for you all,
    What did the buddhist say to the pizza guy?
    Make me one with everything.

    • tucsonspur May 6, 2022 at 7:42 pm #

      A variation:

      What did the Zen master say to the hot dog vendor?

      ‘One, with everything’.

    • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 8:14 pm #

      “One” is still duality because it excludes the many. Not one, not two is the actual Buddhist metaphysic.

  56. tucsonspur May 6, 2022 at 7:39 pm #

    “Only this time, the horror is real. The death is real. The pain is real. The destruction is real. The social decay is real.” RS

    What a buzz kill. Are you starving to death? I mean it’s all really mental and in the attitude isn’t it?

    Does a lady wearing hot pants have hot pockets? I’ll try and find out.

    “What is the answer? Change the plot line. Change your own life movie from being a horror movie to one of those happy, sappy, innocent movies of the1940s and 50s.”

    Right, I’ll just cross out some lines and edit the WEF’s agenda, enter the Hollywood fantasyland of yore and have Mr. Smith or George Bailey save me from a cruel and ugly world.

    I appreciate your good intentions. Remember, living well is often the best revenge. The world sucks. Be happy.

  57. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 8:27 pm #

    https://thegoodcitizen.substack.com/p/children-of-the-free-states?s=w

    Forbidden love in a future divided America. We desperately need the world described in the Handmaid’s tale, minus the vicious liberal slanders of course.

  58. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 8:59 pm #

    Classical music is a most potent psychic fuel. With it, one can create the perfect National Socialist State. Or if a Liberal, create a perfect world where large Black felons surrender peacefully to unarmed community police.

    A very tinny Wendy Carlos Ode to Joy with Nazis, for Kesa, with apologies. It’s the best I could do.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hF2ncda07pg

    • Blackbird May 6, 2022 at 11:08 pm #

      Seems I remember reading about stores driving away congregating kids by playing classical music. Not sure about the effect on large black felons.

      • Q. Shtik May 7, 2022 at 2:03 pm #

        I remember reading about stores driving away congregating kids by playing classical music. – Blackbird

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

        I remember some stores installing a particular kind of lighting under the overhang along their glass windows. Kids had turned places like 7-Eleven and Quik-Check into favorite hangouts. This lighting made their zits stand out horribly like terminal acne and they soon drifted away.

    • benr May 7, 2022 at 11:27 am #

      This one is better!
      Best of both worlds!

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5jvUXij7nU

  59. Jarek May 6, 2022 at 9:19 pm #

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/putin-apologizes-to-israel-for-bizarre-nazi-comments-170121084.html

    Lavrov thrown under the bus. Perhaps Putin fears empowering the opposition at home. Just a guess, a shot in the dark.

    • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:22 pm #

      Oh wait – Biden’s new press secretary is anti-Israel? Could this be 6th dimensional chess on the part of Putin, publicly disavowing Lavrov in order to get closes to the spurned Israel?

    • Islander May 6, 2022 at 11:59 pm #

      Hmmm.

      I suspect Lavrov is calling the shots.

      Sent a message that only the Israelis get.

      It can’t be unsaid, regardless of “apology.” Ha ha.

      • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 12:30 pm #

        Hope so. A message needs to be sent.

        If so, maybe they’re playing good cop/bad cop with Lavrov as the bad. The message is sent and Putin still gets to disassociate himself from it.

  60. Q. Shtik May 6, 2022 at 10:57 pm #

    I rec’d this FaceBook update from my next door neighbor: “Just had my 8th appointment for the #Rutgers Corona Cohort study. Followed it up with a 2nd booster @ the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy!

    She is a Covidian who I have seen several times driving alone with windows up and a mask on.

    • Q. Shtik May 6, 2022 at 11:05 pm #

      You can almost sense her pride and joy after having performed her bit for science, being rewarded with her second booster.

      • Disaffected May 6, 2022 at 11:29 pm #

        Pride has no bounds nor shame. Thanks for that Q. The Covidians – a branch like no other – seems to have taken us off on an evolutionary dead end. Maybe it’s for the best? I dunno, remains to be seen, I guess.

    • Jarek May 6, 2022 at 11:23 pm #

      How did Peter do at dinner tonight? How did you do? Did you stare daggers at him again?

  61. tom clark May 6, 2022 at 11:45 pm #

    Jarek…sorry, I lost you on that one, buddy.

    • Shoplet™ May 6, 2022 at 11:58 pm #

      “If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”
      ~ Albert Einstein

      ‘u^

    • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 12:47 am #

      You’re reading the indentations wrong, tom. I haven’t talked to you today until now. No harm, no foul – this time.

  62. Shoplet™ May 6, 2022 at 11:53 pm #

    So-called ‘Russia’ occupies the largest chunk of the planet and as I’ve said before hereon, it, as USSR, was also home to Stalin. Now, it’s home to probably the most dangerous weaponry on the planet.

    And with the Ukraine issue, we have these opposing simplistic good-evil dichotomies, where, on one ‘side’, Russia’s the good guy and NATO/US are bad and then vice-versa…

    Maybe there’s something to be said that could be good about the idea of NATO ‘n’ friends sort of hacking away at Russia from various angles and weakening it, while at the same time, weakening NATO ‘n’ friends.

  63. Islander May 6, 2022 at 11:57 pm #

    I have kind of lost track of Reiner Fuellmich lately.
    Been completely overwhelmed by the Ukraine op.

    Someone linked to this, and it is fabulous,
    Fuellmich’s Grand Jury, Day 5, with Dr. Patrick Wood. He was an associate of Antony Sutton. Boy I am going to read Sutton’s books immediately.

    Anyhow, this session is really worth watching.

    https://odysee.com/@GrandJury:f/Grand-Jury-Day-5-online_1:4

    Wood talks a lot about the WEF and exactly what it is they are trying to impose, explaining how they operate. Interesting stuff. Also, how dangerous they are.

    At ca. 1:23:00 he states that we cannot just go and kill these pepople, but what we have to do is get these evil people OUT OF PUBLIC POLICY at every level. This brings me back to what some here have discussed—in particular Night Owl. The network analysis and webs of influence. This seems to be an area of Wood’s expertise. I want to find out more about his work.

    He makes a very coherent argument about the Covid op and long-term planning by the Sustainable Development hawks at the WEF and the UN—about the role of covid as a means to meet a deadline/time line already set by 2015.

    Fuellmich is such a hero! He has accomplished so much.

    He has visibly aged. the pressures on him and the constant intellectual engagement, plus organizing all of this. I can compare him to Vladimir Putin—in terms of intellect, sang-froid, commitment, courage, competence. Combined with the requisite experience for the task each one faces.

    Wood is also very impressive.

    Now that it is more or less established that the covid thing was a planned op (not hoax, as the disease does exist; but the obvious aim was to get mRNA into everyone’s arm and to get everyone bowoing down and taking orders from Central), I wonder where that leaves our two major alternative analysts, Andrei Rayevsky (the Saker) and Bernhard, of Moon of Alabama Both of them fought tooth and nail against grasping this reality to a pathological degree. The Saker was actually very abusive toward commenters on his blog who tried to talk sense about this. B of MoA only slightly less so. I think B is probably a genuine hypochondriac as well as a not very healthy individual.

    Now it is openly acknowledged at The Saker blog that the covid thing was/is some kind of op and tactic to achieve a completely different nonmedical aim with medical means. But The Saker is not around to freak out and lashout at commenters, since he has taken a long leave for health reasons. All very strange, IMHO. Maybe he took the jab and isn’t feeling well and doesn’t want to admit it?

    • Shoplet™ May 7, 2022 at 12:11 am #

      I mention Reiner Fuellmich here (which refers to elsewhere/elsewhen):

      https://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/no-more-russian-dressing-for-you/#comment-679630

      I noticed some months ago Whitney Webb mentioning in an interview with Fuellmich something about a parallel economy. I had contact Webb earlier using my real name and she may have looked me up because I mention, of course, ‘parallel economies’, so to speak, as ways to save some of our asses. Not all our asses, mind you, because some of them are going to want the State and/or for various reasons, go down with/clinging to it.

      • Islander May 7, 2022 at 1:55 am #

        “I mention Reiner Fuellmich here (”

        So what?

        • Shoplet™ May 7, 2022 at 2:46 am #

          In part because, in a sense, it’s already history, Islander.

        • Night Owl May 7, 2022 at 3:17 pm #

          It is best to ignore the Shoplet troll. I noticed he has switched to trying to blend in again.

          Our returning banees will never change their stripes. And several of them are probably assigned to post here.

          • Shoplet™ May 7, 2022 at 5:18 pm #

            Oh those blashphemous fleas in your feathers and on your tree, ay, Night Owl?

          • Shoplet™ May 7, 2022 at 5:25 pm #

            (‘Bee in your bonnet.’)

    • Shoplet™ May 7, 2022 at 12:41 am #

      “I can compare him to Vladimir Putin—in terms of intellect, sang-froid, commitment, courage, competence. Combined with the requisite experience for the task each one faces.

      Wood is also very impressive.” ~ Islander

      To say nothing of the many unknown, faceless, nameless people who bravely toil and risk and lose their lives for many of our (and Putin’s, etc.) ultimate benefits– those who lay the proverbial bricks, clear the paths and dig the mines, etc..

      “But The Saker is not around to freak out and lashout at commenters…~ Islander

      Kind of like you did with me (out of the blue) and Jarek a few threads back.

    • GreenAlba May 7, 2022 at 8:33 am #

      islander

      I recently bought The Wall Street Trilogy, which is volume combining Andrew Sutton’s three books on Wall Street’s involvement with (a) the Bolsheviks, (b) Hitler and WWII and (c) FDR. I haven’t got round to it yet as my book pile is quite high and I spend too much time on the interwebz, but I’m looking forward to it.

      I agree Patrick Wood is excellent on the Grand Jury. I listened to him twice over – also he speaks at the start of the Eugenics session as well as the Finance session. The woman, whose name escapes me, who follows him in the Finance session is also very good.

    • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 10:44 am #

      On his blog, The Saker says:

      “Thursday, May 5, 2022
      A Short Note.

      I am under some COVID thingy. My whole family got it but already recovered while I, as usual, was the last man standing and I finally got that shit too. But it is not really that heavy, just overall malaise and coughing. I, actually, pray to Our Father, which art in heaven, that it is COVID, not the fvcking bronchitis, which I had about 5 years ago. That stuff is nasty, because you cannot sleep because of the non-stop exhausting cough, even with a max strength prescription drugs. Other than that, it is nothing special, just traditional mild cold/flu. I did a morning interview with famous Russian Podcast today together with the Colonel of Central Apparatus of Russian MoD Vladimir Trukhan and our gracious host Polit Wera. Those who want to suffer from Russian language and words’ play, here is the path to linguistic hell in Russian. Wera decided to do it on RuTube this time. I am coughing already there, a lot.”

      Most people who get so-called covid now are jabbed. So he’s sick from the jab, is my guess. But I don’t know for sure.

      • Paula D May 7, 2022 at 2:17 pm #

        My guess is that he got a special dose of a special bioweapon reserved for gadflies of the Empire.

      • Islander May 7, 2022 at 2:18 pm #

        “Most people who get so-called covid now are jabbed. So he’s sick from the jab, is my guess. But I don’t know for sure.”

        Could be.
        But if it is the case, he won’t admit it.
        And if it is the case, he might not get the needed treatment.
        Or won’t admit it.
        Or, won’t even know it, because this knowledge of jab cause and effects might have been walled off from the functional part of his brain.

        He has really painted himself into a corner.
        And of course refusal to delve into the convoluted covid op has vitiated quite a lot of his other geopolitical analysis. Plus, with his Russian contacts he could have provided valuable insights as to where Russia stands on C19, or what people there are thinking, doing, etc.

      • Night Owl May 7, 2022 at 3:19 pm #

        Yep. Still no hard proof that Covid ever existed. Lots of proof of statistical manipulation though (disappearing flu, etc.).

        It was only ever about the poison shot.

    • Blackbird May 7, 2022 at 8:54 pm #

      The Saker was particularly disappointing in his reaction to the Plandemic. It doesn’t seem like the Saker – as I thought I knew him – not to study something this important. It also seems out of character for him to seemingly accept the approved narrative, and discount, without even appearing to have spent any time investigating them, alternative hypotheses by some very credible individuals.

      Could be he’s another disinformation agent. Could be he has big blind spots. Could be something else.

      A lot of folks out there aren’t right about everything, but what they get right makes them worth listening to (yeah, I’m looking at you Jordan Peterson). Still the Vineyard is an invaluable site for the perspective from the Putin/Lavrov side of the table.

      • Islander May 8, 2022 at 6:21 pm #

        I agree.
        The Saker’s response to covid19 was very, very strange.

        Inexplicable, really.

        Not only the actual position, but the virulence and rancour— a very unpleasant side— that the Saker displayed in the process. The emotions on display simply did not match the context, by which I mean both the context of his own blog, and supporters, and also the actual global context and the info that kept rearing its head despite the clampdown. Was it all for show? Like on the Unz Review? To avoid getting into trouble with the surveillance state?

        Is that why the Saker is basically offline now?

  64. SoftStarLight May 7, 2022 at 3:28 am #

    It does make me wonder if the multidimensional nightmare is a symptom of the reset or if it is the reset. The constant saturation of distressing information and the fragmenting of attention spans and focus seems to be an intentional operation. So that with the consistent cascade of tribulation it gets to a place where its like you know what I don’t want to deal with this right now. Which is to say its sorta then very much like a nauseating nightmare of a road trip gone really wrong. Definitely a wrong turn! And at that point the woked up globalist neo Jacobins are like the hitchhiker you pick up on that dark scary highway knowing its the most dangerous decision you’ve ever made in your life. Of course he puts a knife to your throat because that is what they do. Which coming back to the topic at hand is essentially what has been done to everybody to one level or another by the regime. Thank you for continuously exposing them Mr. K

    • Islander May 7, 2022 at 2:24 pm #

      For some good ideas on how these puzzle pieces fit together, check out the Fuellmich Grand Jury nol 5 linked above. Both Wood and Leslie I think Manookian fit together puzzle pieces, especially Leslie. Linking covid to the onrushing financial crisis.

      She spotlights the disastrous situation with pensions—same as Michael Hudson. Very clear presentation.

      Wood adds the pieces that show the timetable of the whole op.

      Good questions from a South African named Dexter prompt further exposition on the relationship between “The Timetable,” The Big Finanacial Bomb,” and the Coof.

      Main takeaway axiom:
      The response to the Coof has nothing to do with public health, or anyone’s health.

      • SoftStarLight May 7, 2022 at 3:50 pm #

        Leave it to Dexter to figure everything out lol jk. Thanks for the clue. Yes that makes a lot of sense. The covid response always seemed like a cover for something else to me. My confusion at this point is covid itself. Was it even real or was it completely made up? So many things point to a substantial possibilty that it’s not real.

        • Blackbird May 7, 2022 at 9:11 pm #

          Trying to determine if “Covid” is “real” is like turning around to settle a disagreement between kids in the back seat.

          Instead we need to turn around and look ahead toward the auto-piloted 18-wheeler barreling toward us. Not much time to figure out what to do.

          We know the Narrative is a lie. A lie buried under a camouflage netting of lies. We should at least know what not to do.

  65. Harry Bolsogna May 7, 2022 at 3:31 am #

    A “friend of mine” got booted from Twitter for telling a mob of borgs that they were retarded for believing everything that is spoon fed to them by TPTB. At the same time thousands of leftist accounts are saying they will kill whoever (Trump supporters, pro-life folks) and now some freak is even saying that she wants to get pregnant by Trump and let it go full term so she can rip it out halfway and cut its fucking head off. This is a full on cultural revolution. This is a fight against pure evil.

    Mr. Kunstler states: “When that operation concludes, the West will be left economically crippled and humiliated — which are conditions that historically portend regime change.”

    We’re done. No regime change. What comes next is decimation, genocide. We are way past the point of making our way through it. There is a total war to utterly collapse and end the US and Western Europe.

    I’m frustrated with the whole bit on “why would they intentionally destroy our food supply?” type bullshit. Why would they destroy our domestic energy production? The feigned naivete is disgusting. Oh, if we just vote Republican, all will be restored.

    We are being attacked and destroyed through a willful and planned assault. Our politicians are sellouts. This isn’t a whoops, we spent a little too much money, now we’re going to have to cut back a little and tighten our belts type scenario. This is a total war and they are weaponizing money, energy, food, culture, education and speech. They want us gone. They own our food, our energy, our land, our currency, our water, our communication systems. We are the homeless in our own homelands.

    For me, I’m just flabbergasted by the fact that so many people are not only allowing this to happen, but seem to act like it is just the natural course of events. C’est la vie.

    I love this site, I love our host and I love this community. But my god are we gone at this point. This doesn’t seem to be an economic downturn, a recession or even a depression. This is a big Fuck You to Western Civilization. For all of you that wanted to play nice, you’re going to get what’s coming. For all you resistors, give it all you got. This aint going to be easy.

    • tucsonspur May 7, 2022 at 5:34 am #

      HB

      ‘For me, I’m just flabbergasted by the fact that so many people are not only allowing this to happen, but seem to act like it is just the natural course of events. C’est la vie.’

      ‘For all you resistors, give it all you got. This aint going to be easy.’

      ‘C’est la Vie’, yeah, Frankie sang that too. Don’t get me wrong, I’m pretty much on board with what you said except for the fact that C’est la vie sounds a little too nonchalant and gives a sense of throwing in the towel. Frankie gets up though, and gets ‘back in the race’, back in the fight.

      Are you giving it ‘all you got’, and if so, what’s the ‘all’? I feel like I should be marching along with millions in protest, but where are they? Seventy-five million plus voted for Trump and how many of those are actively fighting this insanity? I can name just one who did. Kyle Rittenhouse. The talking heads like Tucker et al essentially continue to tell us what we already know, day after frustrating day, and then we vent on the blogs. That’ll get ’em!

      ‘For all of you that wanted to play nice, you’re going to get what’s coming’.

      We’ve all been playing nice, way too nice. What is it? A fear that any large scale, somewhat ‘militant’ protest would be nipped in the bud with protestors and organizers being arrested, winding up like the patriots of Jan. 6th?

      I see constant, huge, national, angry protests as our only recourse. Maybe even that won’t work, but we’re not even trying.

      Nous sommes qui nous sommes!

      • messianicdruid May 7, 2022 at 8:12 am #

        Full churches tomorrow celebrating Mother’s Day would be a good place.

      • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 10:34 am #

        Protests don’t seem to work, historically.

        Boycotts? Maybe. I think a general strike would be effective (maybe).

        But in reality, unless someone removes that entire life-sucking, evil cabal from the top, I honestly don’t know how anything can progress.

      • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 12:40 pm #

        And if people do fight them in the streets, do conservatives support them? Very seldom. Does Tucker support the Proud Boys? Did Trump stand up for his followers after January 6? It took him a year or so to even mention Ashly Babbitt. And he has never done more than mention her to the best of my knowledge. No outreach or aid. Nor for the political prisoners.

      • Blackbird May 7, 2022 at 9:14 pm #

        Frankie is also honest about the fact that his reaction might be just to curl up in a big ball and die. My, my.

    • elysianfield May 7, 2022 at 9:46 am #

      HB,
      Well said.

    • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 10:32 am #

      I’m close to your mindset. I watch the insanity daily. Yes those people – the Twitter blue ticks – are an example of the type of narcissistic and sociopathic people in charge. And they are homicidal.

      The US underwent a Color Revolution in 2020, and we are seeing the fallout continue. But it’s hardly written or spoken about. Instead, the players who participated (BLM, Antifa, blue ticks, MSM) were heartily rewarded for their role in destroying the country. Now they just sit back, collect $$ and watch everything tank. They are too greedy and/or stupid to know or care what they are doing or have done.

      I’m sure the Soros/Rothschilds/Rockerfeller/etc. gang are happy as clams.

      And the WEF is ready to move in when things finally collapse.

      • JohnAZ May 7, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

        Mary. put Schwab at the head of your list. The others are soldiers. Like Gates, Kissinger, Biden, Pelosi, Schumer, etc, etc.

        • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 1:28 pm #

          So you’re finally on board? Welcome, JAZ!

          • JohnAZ May 7, 2022 at 1:39 pm #

            Red folks are waiting for Blues to admit they are wrong about economics and will change course to save America.

            Hahahahahahaha!

            The Democrats and their RINO partners are doing one thing. They are trying to destroy fossil fuels at whatever cost it takes. They believe that the end of humanity is near due to climate change and will do anything to stop it, including destroying the US and thus world economy.

            They do not care if oil is $500 a barrel, to them it is a good thing. They want Happy Motoring to stop next week if possible. The Dems in control of DC will continue to push the crush FF agenda until they are voted out.

            Shwab and Xi are laughing their asses off.

          • JohnAZ May 7, 2022 at 1:57 pm #

            Never been off board.

            I have been exploring for five years who the top dogs are in the global movement, who coordinates everything so well that they have just about destroyed the Constitution in the US.

            The WEF has been a curiosity to me every year at DAVOs. The CFN folks made it click for me that Klaus Schwab is the Grand Master and has convinced the plutocrats that world domination is possible and than Orwellian control is necessary to control the masses.

            Now, how do you stop the SOB? Hint, the population of the US is the only entity that can stop him.

            Covid was a strike for domination. Did they create the monster to destroy a big part of humanity and it just failed? Are they cooking Covid 2 up now?

            Ukraine is attempt number two, trying to weaken both the West and Russia. Every weapon destroyed, on both sides, is a weapon lost to them in the coming fight against the WEF.

            Biden and the Mob are right in the middle of it.

            Could it be that the WEF and the global Mob will combine to declare war on the rest of us? We already know that the Chinese and the Mexican cartels control our southern border and are rapidly now converting the US into a gimme immigrant population. Biden’s open border is the number one reason why I believe he is a big part of the Great Reset.

          • JohnAZ May 7, 2022 at 2:02 pm #

            One more, Mary.

            Ever consider that what makes America very different from the world is Happy Motoring, the feeling of independence our cars give us.

            If you want to subjugate the US independence, take away its gasoline.

            What do you think, AGW is just an excuse to “domesticate” the US?

    • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 12:36 pm #

      Agree I’m afraid. Generations of swine allowed to dine in Academia, paid to say whatever the Billionaires told them to say. Our children sent to learn this kind swill from these pigs while “conservatives” focused on what they cared about anent college: the football.

      Now the kids are grown and in the System and/or on the streets lusting for blood. I don’t see how we can stay with the Blues or why we would want to. Red America itself would have enough problems all in its own, it’s first being defending against the attack by Blue America and the Deep State.

      • Q. Shtik May 7, 2022 at 1:28 pm #

        what they cared about anent college: the football. – Jar

        ===========

        Yes, you were past due on using the word ‘anent.’

        • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 1:30 pm #

          Admit it: Anent fits in perfectly there. Would you have me say “what they cared about about college”?

    • JohnAZ May 7, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

      The Federal government is purposely tearing the US down to fit into the WEF plan to achieve world domination. It is being called the Great Reset because the intention is not to go back to the past but make permanent Orwellian change.

      The Mob in DC are merely soldiers for the DAVOs crowd.

      Trump was an opponent, believed in America above WEF and he ended up being pilloried by all those PTB. 50% of the public believes in his beliefs, the other half are too stupid to realize what is coming, they just have their hands out.

    • Islander May 7, 2022 at 2:29 pm #

      “We are being attacked and destroyed through a willful and planned assault.”

      This is the clear message put forth by Leslie Manookian, see link to Fuellmich Grand Jury session 5, above.

      Everything that humans have built up is being destroyed. All the money that has been created via labor has been stolen.
      Hundreds of trillions of dollars and other money are, simply, missing. They have gone somewhere, though.

    • Anthea May 7, 2022 at 5:44 pm #

      @ Harry:

      Well, there’s genocide and economic collapse and possibly very serious or even catastrophic food shortages, but, you know, it’s worse than that.

      We’ve become a people who are coarse and vulgar and ignorant, whose self-seeking knows no bounds. It seems like it should be unnecessary to mention the saturation with filthy music, filthy books and movies, casual addiction to porn…and on and on and on. But as a matter of fact it is necessary to mention it, since no one seems to notice or care.

      We even have among us a large contingent who are so monstrous, so degraded, that they advocate killing unborn children.

      This is the real loss–and not a likely shortage of Hot Pockets or heating fuel. This is the real tragedy. It seems inevitable that a people who are this far gone should suffer annihilation, like the Cities of the Plain or an inundation on the order of the Great Flood.

      This doesn’t doesn’t happen because of some sort of Angry God. It happens because the people who are thus afflicted have committed suicide; their physical death is the natural outcome of their spiritual death–the loss of their humanity.

      The important thing is not so much whether we can save ourselves from all these advancing material evils, but whether we’re worth saving.

      • Harry Bolsogna May 9, 2022 at 2:37 am #

        Anthea,
        I agree completely. I’ve been having some issues with family members over the last 2 years, but the level of unhinged is something I can’t explain. I hope I make it to the Ark in time.

  66. SpeedyBB May 7, 2022 at 7:06 am #

    Hi! Miss Information! Come on in – don’t be shy. We have a warm welcome for you. Oh – your former disgrace? All the ridicule? Well Miss Disinfo, let’s just say that’s water under the bridge. You know people’s memories are shorter than those of goldfish.

    Yes, we now accept that you were right all along. So why look pouty and cross like that?

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/nicole-audia-says-johnson-johnson-vaccine-sent-her-health-into-a-tailspin/ar-AAX0seN?ocid=winp1taskbar&cvid=30ea25ab4ea649fbfb56bee430161077

    • malthuss May 7, 2022 at 10:35 am #

      Was Egypt near chaos, some years back? Due to food prices.
      Syria?
      food riots.

      if one doesnt get food, one starves. mass starvation ahead?

      do you check ICE AGE FARMERs Channel?

      • GreenAlba May 7, 2022 at 1:31 pm #

        I followed a link to it one time and read his piece about engineered food shortages.

        I just listened to an extract last night from an interview with Mike Yeadon saying he thought food shortages would be such that *they* would introduce martial law and/or rationing, and the rationing would – naturally – require digital IDs. Not a new thought, even for him, but it’s looking as if it could be soon.

        • malthuss May 7, 2022 at 2:16 pm #

          Rationing + biometrics = slavery.

          • GreenAlba May 7, 2022 at 2:56 pm #

            Of course. That was the plan all along. Every time I eat now I wonder how much longer they will let me.

        • Night Owl May 7, 2022 at 3:25 pm #

          About 6 months ago the media here in Germany began talking about how the government’s covid response group (meaning the psychotic Lauterbach and a few others) had begun working with the Bundeswehr on potential responses. They were tight-lipped on exactly why the military was being brought in to discuss anything in this context.

          I suspect you may have found the answer. The food shortages and martial law would be an easy way to force the ID.

          Here in Europe, for the past few weeks there has been lots of talk about the IDs being ready for roll-out, starting with the digitization of passports and federal identity documents.

          • Islander May 7, 2022 at 8:13 pm #

            Can’t help being reminded of Event 201, where everything BUT an effective *medical* response to a pandemic was discussed.

            In a way that point suffices to damn the whole thing.

            In Grand Jury Session 5 either Wood or Manoonkian mentions the timing of Event 201—which the unwashed heard about only after the fact.

            Although Paul I think it is Streyer did go through the whole series of these “planning” (ha ha) events in his great video, which I have linked somewhere. Certianly supports the idea that after the timeline was set in 2015 (Wood) they held these events to iron out the details, so as to be ready for rollout . . . when the markets started to gyrate or tank as in Sept. 2019.

          • GreenAlba May 8, 2022 at 2:13 pm #

            Night Owl

            Given your own situation (I know you’re not thinking of moving ATM) you might be interested in this recent interview with Mike Yeadon and James Delingpole. He spends the first 20 minutes talking about how he ended up moving to the US and how they got in (legally, via Mexico!) without being jabbed. He and his wife are in Florida, and he’s hoping to offer his services to Ron DeSantis.

            https://odysee.com/@JamesDelingpoleChannel:0/yeadon2:9

      • SoftStarLight May 7, 2022 at 3:36 pm #

        you always talk about Ice Age Farmer lol 🙂

        • malthuss May 7, 2022 at 8:07 pm #

          and why not..he has facts.

    • malthuss May 7, 2022 at 10:36 am #

      I think of the place as Ceylon.
      A friend left USA for Ceylon to avoid the coming chaos.

      • Blackbird May 7, 2022 at 9:26 pm #

        Bet he’ll be wishing he could climb back into that frying pan pretty soon.

        The music has stopped. Time to stand where you are.

  67. Jarek May 7, 2022 at 12:48 pm #

    Peter Kreeft of Boston College: All semester I struggled with two female students who vehemently denied abortion was murder. After the semester was over, one of them approached me and said that they both now admit that I am right about it being murder – but that they support the right to abortion more than ever.

    Jarek: Peel away feminine obstinacy and don’t be surprised to find something even worse: Evil.

    The Puritans were right about the feminine sex being the one much more difficult to socialize and turn into decent people. At the Fall of Man, women fell farther. Thus Patriarchy is indicated.

  68. JohnAZ May 7, 2022 at 12:57 pm #

    Abortions points out a truth about the Left.

    The Left doesn’t care and in some cases discourages the backbone of all societies,

    Individual responsibility.

    • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 1:34 pm #

      Yes. But then you would turn that into individualism – which means to you full blown corporate capitalism. Or if not, if I wrong you, still it leads to that in time. We are too fast to watch the flower open, yet it opens all the same.

    • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 1:40 pm #

      The equation is simple: the less responsible people are about themselves, their families, and their neighbor, the more people will need the Government. The Government wants to be needed. Just like the Drug Pusher.

      From this key point, the Conservatives typically go utterly wrong, eschewing Government and lauding selfish self made men – as if enterprising, competent, and powerful are the full sum of human virtue.

      To govern well calls for a completely different attitude and skill set. The ruler must know such men, and value them, but not be unduly influenced by them. He certainly shouldn’t be one of them!

      • JohnAZ May 7, 2022 at 2:13 pm #

        Uh no.

        Government, by its power based nature, is Evil. The Founding Fathers understood this and spent a generation trying to figure out how to limit government from extending its Evil over the people.

        Monopolistic corporate capitalism, which you abhor, is a product of government control favoring certain characters instead of letting a wide swath of companies to exist. As JHK expounded on in TLE, entropy needs to be quelled in an economy by having many producers and halting the formation of corporate giants.

        If the government was doing its job, they would be encouraging the growth of midsize US manufacturing companies, right now, and trying to put the international SOBs out of business.

        • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 2:23 pm #

          Nah, capital centralizes anyway. Economies of scale and such. Government contracts or sweet heart deals come, but later.

          Or from another perspective: Competition? Do you think there are no losers? As in killed off and eaten? Economies of scale. There isn’t room for hundreds of steel companies or railroads, etc. These industries by their very nature favor bigness.

          Thus they must be reigned in or nationalized. I favor the former, but it must be real. No bullshit allowed. The good of the Nation depends on close cooperation here, a dance with the corporations as the women being lead by government.

          Government is evil but corporations aren’t? The Founders had no idea what was coming. None. We know better now. That’s simply a dead end. There’s nothing there but failure and death.

          • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 2:28 pm #

            Addendum: Jefferson predicted the Civil War and the Race War. He also knew what bad Banking could do to us. His worst fears came true with the Federal Reserve Act.

          • JohnAZ May 7, 2022 at 4:49 pm #

            So gov. Is evil, and Crony capitalism is evil.

            So who controls what? I would add that corporations, being global now do not always have the best interests of Americans at heart.

            The National Bank was one of the first “corporations” and was fought against for quite a while, Jackson if memory serves me right.

            Also, corporations can fail with little recourse if the economy is healthy under them. Not so with governments.

            So, governments, stay the hell out of the way and let the market prevail. If free markets had prevailed, there would be no crony capitalism, the real enemy.

            My problem with fascism is that governments are their own identity and after awhile, separate themselves from the interests of the people. Like right now.

            Would you seriously think that the economy of the US should be put in the hands of the Biden Mob?

  69. MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 1:37 pm #

    This explains the ‘fan-boying’ of Depp. LOL.

    Funny to see self-described religious men all celebrating Depp, who is obviously a part of the satanic Hwood tribe.

    Johnny Depp, Men’s Rights Hero

    “Large swaths of the manosphere are portraying Depp’s defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard as an existential moment for men everywhere

    It’s the first week of the $50 million defamation trial for Johnny Depp, who is suing his ex-wife Amber Heard over her claims that she was repeatedly assaulted and abused over the course of their relationship.

    This is an ugly case with evidence of toxic, violent behavior from both parties, who met on the set of The Rum Diary in 2009 and tied the knot in 2015. It took just over a year for the relationship to fracture from constant conflict. Depp claims Heard was a violent, possessive instigator who got him blacklisted from Hollywood when she wrote a Washington Post op-ed in 2018 detailing her accusations. Heard, meanwhile, claims she feared for her life because of Depp’s alleged behavior, especially while the star was drunk and high.”

    https://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/amber-heard-johnny-depp-trial

    Two toxic people who could have walked away from each other and instead chose a big shit show for the masses.

    They are both scumbags, and rooting for one or the other is stupid.

    • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 1:44 pm #

      The point is that he had to spend millions of dollars just to get back to even – just to get back his good name. She had no right. She must pay.

      He’s not the only one. He can afford it, perhaps? Other men go into debt trying to do the same. Thus he is standing in for all of us.

      If you weren’t so partisan you would see that. But you only care about women. And when women triumph, men are destroyed, thus destroying women in the long run since many still bizarrely hope for marriage and children, even as they support the current anti-male system.

      • malthuss May 7, 2022 at 2:18 pm #

        good name? after he helped free 3 child killers.

        the boys were tortured, dismembered.

        • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 3:35 pm #

          Thank you. He also decorates himself in all sorts of satanic symbols etc. They do this shit right out in the open.

          And the 3 child killers’ leader was/is a satanist.

          • malthuss May 7, 2022 at 8:07 pm #

            yes indeed.

            ‘it could happen to any of us’–J Depp.

            us = killers.

          • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 10:55 pm #

            Occult doesn’t always mean Satanic.

          • MaryQueen May 8, 2022 at 10:22 am #

            LMAO! The desperation increases.

      • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 8:52 pm #

        You do understand these are two people who you don’t know and that you’re not required to pick a side… right?

    • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 1:45 pm #

      She said she feared for her life. And you believe her, right? Naif. Thus your bias is revealed – again.

      • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 3:36 pm #

        LOL you bought the drama.

        • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 5:26 pm #

          You didn’t have to attack Depp for bringing the law suit to clear his name. You are on record as having no sympathy for male victims. There are a lot of women like you. In fighting this very public case, Johnny is taking them all on by proxy, for us, by proxy.

          Symbolism. He’s a symbol now. You don’t get it here because you don’t want to get it. You get it fine when it’s for a cause you support.

          • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 7:40 pm #

            I love the hoops you jump through to try to hide you love celebrities.

      • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 8:53 pm #

        I attacked both of ’em, but that doesn’t work with your skewed version of what I think.

        • Jarek May 8, 2022 at 10:16 pm #

          No, at first you just attacked Depp. I remember.

    • JohnAZ May 7, 2022 at 2:14 pm #

      But they are the center of an American mental disorder,

      Celebrity worship.

      • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 7:40 pm #

        Yes, it would appear Jarek is struggling with that very disorder.

      • Blackbird May 7, 2022 at 9:56 pm #

        Amen

        I used to like Johnny Depp as an actor. Can’t stand him as a celebrity.

        Same with Natalie Portman. Sigh…

        Watching anything with a “Star” in it has become nauseating, so severe is my celebrity fatigue.

        That said, I do like Ozark. It’s on Netflix, so I have to borrow other people’s houses and binge-watch it.

        • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 10:57 pm #

          I watched it. The mother/wife is a great Hillary archetype, though softer and more gifted with people.

          The ending was superb. No soft soaping it.

          • Blackbird May 8, 2022 at 8:26 pm #

            “The mother/wife is a great Hillary archetype, though softer and more gifted with people.” That’s not saying much… But, yeah, I agree.

            I didn’t realize – until I checked just now – that the second half of season 4 is out. If you need me, you know where I’ll be.

        • BackRowHeckler May 8, 2022 at 6:38 am #

          Depp reminds me of Errol Flynn, and not only that they both played Pirates in the movies. They’re the cads who drink too much, blow thru millions of $$$, ruin their own reputation and careers due questionable affairs and marriages — that inevitably not only go bad, but are catastrophic!

    • SoftStarLight May 7, 2022 at 3:33 pm #

      Well the other thing to consider is that Depp has won the pr war. His ability to bring levity to the courtroom and charisma is an advantage that would be very difficult to get ahead of. And plus she had to do a bump of cocaine on the stand allegedly to deal with everything so it doesn’t look good. Of course I agree that because of their status she can do something like that and get away with it.

      • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 3:36 pm #

        My point is, who cares? Why are you invested emotionally or even curious about these horrid people?

        • SoftStarLight May 7, 2022 at 4:03 pm #

          I mean I guess I was reading your multi paragraphed post on the matter and was just pointing out some thoughts though I realize they weren’t focused on the goings ons within the manosphere in regard to the case. I’ll emotionally invest in what I want to emotionally invest in lol! But for real I wouldn’t say I’m invested any which way on this. I do hold your views that you know I don’t say toxic but both our certainly privileged and will get away with a lot of bad behavior so I follow it as more like a current events interest.

          • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 5:32 pm #

            Woman gives Johnny a bouquet of flowers outside the Courthouse. Look how happy it makes him!

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

            Men need love too.

          • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 7:41 pm #

            I’m guessing you were first in line to buy your copy of Tiger Beat right off the presses back in the day. Cute!

          • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 8:36 pm #

            Sorry that was a reply to Jarek, not you SSL.

          • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 10:58 pm #

            Mary Creep strikes again.

          • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 11:45 pm #

            I think Jarek is feeling conflicted because his tendency to worship idols above his God is evident and he’s been called out.

            That must cause a bit of cognitive dissonance.

            I don’t consider myself as ‘religious’ as Jarek and even I don’t worship Hwood idols. I also don’t worship sports figures or politicians or writers or musicians.

            I agree with JAZ: This worship is a disorder.

          • SoftStarLight May 8, 2022 at 3:06 am #

            Lol aww that was very thoughtful. And a hug is a sweet gesture too. I don’t think its worshipping idols to note such a thing. Certainly I can’t even see how one could imagine following a story is like worshipping something above God. Come on like that is getting too far out there lol. And that is me saying that so you know you’re in trouble lol.

          • MaryQueen May 8, 2022 at 10:21 am #

            Like someone married to their drugs, westerners are mad for their celebs. Of course me saying that it’s idolatry pushes the buttons. It wouldn’t if people didn’t actually worship their idols, would it?

          • Jarek May 8, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

            Good women support Johnny, not Amber. She’s a vicious abuser who mocked him saying that no one would believe him.

            She was wrong!

          • MaryQueen May 8, 2022 at 2:31 pm #

            I don’t worship or even care about celebs, thought I made that clear.

  70. Jarek May 7, 2022 at 2:16 pm #

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/madeleine-mccann-sold-pedo-ring-153431195.html

    Big break in old case. An arrest. Prosecutor believes she was killed because her case had gained international notoriety and she couldn’t be used in videos. Of course they could have sold her to someone or group that wanted her as a sacrifice.

    • SoftStarLight May 7, 2022 at 3:23 pm #

      I mean yeah I wouldn’t necessarily think she should be presumed dead. Of course it is an obvious possibility given the circumstances. Interestingly enough this Christian Bruckner looks ordinary and unassuming. Almost like ordinary is sometimes a disguise for monsters.

      • BackRowHeckler May 7, 2022 at 4:14 pm #

        Strangely, Jon Benet Ramsey is back in the news, and I think there will be a break pretty soon in that case too.

        • SoftStarLight May 8, 2022 at 3:35 am #

          I did hear about that but didn’t catch the details. That whole case to this day is super strange. It is crazy how there may be new info coming out after all this time for sure.

        • malthuss May 8, 2022 at 7:50 pm #

          inside job?

          • BackRowHeckler May 8, 2022 at 8:31 pm #

            Hard to tell. There were at least 6 house keys out; somebody close to the family ‘laying in wait,’

      • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 7:30 pm #

        It’s been about 15 years now, so there is little hope.

        Any developments in “your” case? They must have had a hell of a plan. Private plane? Out of the country?

        • SoftStarLight May 8, 2022 at 3:31 am #

          I’m sure your assessment is more realistic. Well late this week their initial getaway car was found abandoned in Tennessee. Actually it was found last Friday possibly like two hours after they escaped but the guy who towed it didn’t know it was theirs until he saw it on a bulletin this past Thursday. So nobody knows what they could be driving now. And apparently more is coming to light about Vicki and how she went by at last two known aliases and like she led a double life is how they said it as she was getting closer to Casey . Everyone interviewed including her mom were completely shocked and said they never saw this coming. But only this one guy who worked with her before. When he was asked if he was surprised he said not at all. He said Vicki was calculating and plotting and was very smart and outsmarted the sheriff. And he said she had a dark side and he didn’t think they will be found. They are also saying Casey is a member of the Southern Brotherhood “white supremacist” prison gang. And he had attempted an escape several years ago that was unsuccessful. The US marshals are involved now in the manhunt.

          • Jarek May 8, 2022 at 12:50 pm #

            You’re right. She had a second, hidden life. They’re equals and it’s true love. Only criminals have the freedom to love. Everyone else is too busy following the rules. Love has to be stolen from those who would kill it.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYqE5cxJqXE

    • malthuss May 7, 2022 at 8:09 pm #

      I saw a photo of Frued with a girl, years after she disappeared. implications being the child is or was her.

      imo she was sold by her dad.

      • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 10:47 pm #

        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Govindan

        This guy, a disciple of Babaji and teacher of Kriya Yoga, tells about how one of his friends was abducted when he was in early teens. His father was a businessman and evidently offended some very important people. The family spent many years looking for him. Govindan joined in the search, as a teen and into his 20’s. Finally the young man was found but he was “gone”. He had been apparently sold from person to person, at some point lobotomized or something, and surgically and chemically altered, changed into a sex object. He doesn’t give the details.

        He says this increased his desire for spiritual life since it made him see how evil this world is if you look beneath the surface.

        • malthuss May 8, 2022 at 11:08 am #

          you do get around.
          I read his book [s].

  71. Q. Shtik May 7, 2022 at 3:31 pm #

    I am always saying “I could write a book.” I came up with this list of potential titles:

    . I Can No Longer Take Care Of Myself
    . Sorry, I Forgot
    . No, I Don’t Remember
    . Swallow Your F*cking Meds!
    . Prostrate, Chimley and Others
    . I’ll “do” the Lamb Chops
    . What Became of My Money?
    . Peter
    . The Primary Care Giver
    . The Travails of Primary Care
    . Because I Don’t Feel Good
    . Lean Over Your Plate!!
    . Calm Down, I’ll Hire a Cleaning Lady!
    . Why Don’t You Answer Your Phone?
    . What’s Up With These Cuts and Bruises?
    . I’m Moving to Florida
    . Oh My God, Look At This Place!!
    . The $1,147 Watch Repair
    . You’ve Got Food On Your Face

    Actually, only Peter or I Can No Longer Take Care Of Myself would do as a title. The rest would be Chapter headings.

    • SoftStarLight May 7, 2022 at 4:10 pm #

      LOL you are so bizarre sometimes Q. Easy peasy. Just tell Peter its time to shape up or you are shifting out to the beach for good lol and his new home will be assisted living. Lol jk but it sounds like he has you stressed out and honestly I like your idea of a simple book title and then all of those bullet points are perfect chapter titles!

      • Disaffected May 7, 2022 at 8:28 pm #

        LOL! The Q. loves his brother and kvetching about him is his way of showing it. We all have a bit of the Q. in us, hopefully at least.

        • SoftStarLight May 8, 2022 at 3:39 am #

          Absolutely lol! Another way of saying it is that we are all Q

    • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 7:42 pm #

      These are funny.

    • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 10:49 pm #

      He offered you a drink. Mediate on the beauty of that. You just want to focus on how he put the glass too close to the edge.

    • Jarek May 8, 2022 at 7:37 pm #

      Prostrate, Chimley, and Others. Others? What others? List them. Perhaps in a poem?

  72. thwack May 7, 2022 at 4:05 pm #

    Ambushed By Spetsnaz (18+++)

    https://www.bitchute.com/video/HVuuV7ezojZI/

    After you kill somebody you probably spend the rest of your life thinking about what you could have done to avoid it?

    Why?

    I suspect because on some level men prefer not to engage in destruction of other men; because we identify as men?

    This may be the reason men invented sports?

    This is why you hafta demonize your enemy.

    Calling them a subhuman or Nazi is the way you clear your CONSCIOUS and can sleep at night….

    • BackRowHeckler May 7, 2022 at 4:27 pm #

      Thwack, you are a wise man.

    • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 5:36 pm #

      Yeah there was a great movie about the Mafia where the moll was telling her man to kill somebody. He became enraged at her, “Listen to you. It’s no a small thing to kill a man. Why don’t you shut up.”

      The Indians and many other peoples had purification rituals for warriors after they had killed.
      I fear we are lacking in something essential in this regard.

      • SpeedyBB May 9, 2022 at 8:15 am #

        Cossetted Millennial hired for his computer skills (entire cyber-life), drinking a Sprite as he launches a missile from a drone at what turns out to be a wedding party.

        It would be surprising if there were no severe disconnect.

    • Shoplet™ May 7, 2022 at 5:44 pm #

      “Makes you feel much older, sublime the blind parade
      It wrecks me how they justify their acts
      Of war, they assemble, they pray…”

      ~ ‘Happiness Is Easy’, by ‘Talk Talk’

      https://youtu.be/tpGkiZ7FGmg

    • tucsonspur May 7, 2022 at 6:02 pm #

      Check out this scene from about 1 hour 20 to 1:24.

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

      How about that Gloria Graham?

      • Islander May 7, 2022 at 8:05 pm #

        Wow, never heard of this flick.

        What fabulous opening shots!

      • BackRowHeckler May 8, 2022 at 6:29 am #

        “Put the blame on Mame boys, put the blame on Mame”-Rita Hayworth

        From a novel by Emil Zola.

        Film Noir at it’s best. And if it wasn’t in B&W, it wouldn’t be proper Film Noir, would it now?

      • BackRowHeckler May 8, 2022 at 7:25 am #

        Holy Sh#t, Ed Buchanan is in this movie! Try to find a western made between 1950-1960 that either Denver Pyle or Edgar Buchanan doesn’t appear in. You can’t do it.

        Denver Pyle — Uncle Jessie — for one made so much money investing in LA oil wells that he didn’t need any acting jobs, he just liked doing it.

  73. Islander May 7, 2022 at 4:23 pm #

    Excellent German documentary linked by Martin Armstrong this a.m.—he calls it a must-see, and I agree:

    “Ukrainian Agony – The Concealed War (Documentary 2015)”

    https://www.brighteon.com/9dccde21-2810-4fb9-b5e0-5772832d3b12

    German is dubbed; English captions for Russian speech.
    Lots of footage not seen before.

    For most in the West, basically the first thought of Ukraine started on February 24, 2022.

    Merricans gave no thought to the war that the Kiev (Victoria Nuland and John McCain: “Keev”) govt was waging against Ukrainian citizens of Russian extraction in the Donbass starting in the summer of 2014—the “eight years” referred to by Putin.
    The Kiev govt had come to power as the result of a coup, back the US and strong-armed by Nazi batallions.

    Just a few days ago i saw a headline in the NYT: “Child killed by Russian missile.” I didn’t see any such headlines about hundreds and more likely thousands of Ukrainian children killed by Ukrainian shelling starting in 2014. That doesn’t count those burned alive in the Trade Union Building in Odessa and those shot, robbed, or raped at random if they traveled from Russia to the Ukraine to visit or help relatives, driving a vehicle with Russian license plates.

    This documentary starts with some background going back to the Orange Revolution in 2004. If you want to jump right to the military situation in the Donbass in summer 2014 start at ca. 40:00. The German journalist who made the film was on the scene in Ukraine starting in April 2014, more or less “embedded.”

    There is also good original information on and footage of the MH-17 shootdown.

    For those who have been following the Ukraine situation in detail for years (like me) the film offers a lot of new behind-the-scenes of such episodes as the fight for the Donetsk Airport (ca. 50:00).

    • MaryQueen May 7, 2022 at 7:47 pm #

      Thanks!!

    • Harry Bolsogna May 9, 2022 at 1:56 am #

      On April 15, 2014 Kiev started the “Anti-terrorist operation” – the war against its own people.

      January 6, 2021

  74. Shoplet™ May 7, 2022 at 6:55 pm #

    “I noticed he has switched to trying to blend in again.” ~ Night Owl

    “Oh goodness no we can’t have that…

    ‘He/Him’– and everyone else for that matter (/They/It/What)– must either blend in or not blend in.
    We must create and maintain a kind of status-quo/echo-chamber/safe-space that, ideally, closely resembles/matches our own ideas/notions/fantasies/personalities for it. Line it up.

    Some tactics we can use…

    Mention ‘trying to blend in’ with the hope that it will create a kind of cognitive dissonance in their heads and force them to choose either-or to avoid the dissonance.
    Make them excessively or acutely aware of the structure of their comments vis-a-vis other comments that we deem appropriate/acceptable, and not, for example, ‘trollish’.

    Another is to count all their comments under an article and then use this number to shame them, even if we, ourselves, go to other sites when our own numbers exceed our personal thresholds on this site. What can they prove, right?

    Another is a classic one and it’s to accuse them of trolling, no matter what they write.
    Easy-peasy.
    Like the woke calling some people racist, no matter what they say. As long as it sort of sounds racist. That’s good enough!

    Another is to psychologically project and call them names that others might have called us or that reflect our own feelings of insecurity and whatnot.
    Just dig that ol’ projection-unit out of our personal ‘closets’.

    So there you are. There are many others, but you get the idea.

    What are you wating for?! We’re on it!

    ^u^ <– upright smiley

    BTW, Shoplet™ has graciously provided us with this comment here as a glaring example of exactly the kind of comments we are talking about that do not fit in and therefore need to go!"

    • Night Owl May 8, 2022 at 4:17 pm #

      Your next ban is already written in the cards, Shoplet.

      Since you are not here in good faith, the mask will slip again.

      It always does.

      • Shoplet™ May 8, 2022 at 6:21 pm #

        No of course the people you disagree with and/or disagree with you and/or your cronies are your your trolls, bad-faithers, keyboard warriors, conspiracy theorists, etcetera.

        Whatever your bad-faith mud you can throw in the hope that some of it sticks.

      • Shoplet™ May 8, 2022 at 7:11 pm #

        Oh yes, almost forgot this part:

        I comment fairly periodically here and have been doing so over the years, likely longer than some, if not most commenters here.

        Perhaps some think I am new here (and so maybe subject to hazing haha), but that’s not the case.

        But also, and perhaps unlike some people, I do not view this blog’s comment section or any other internet blog’s comment section as some sort of forum or surrogate for an actual social life in real life to ‘fit in’.

        I also doubt it’s very healthy.

        If JHK or anyone else commented or published their work merely to ‘fit in’, we’d likely have little if nothing– no blogs, no books, no comment sections, nothing, except maybe those that fulfilled some kind of scripted narrative.

        So, my advice if you feel you need it is to let your hair down, let go of peer pressure and whatever other kinds you feel and just have at it.

        Be free.

        ^u^

      • Shoplet™ May 8, 2022 at 7:27 pm #

        “Your next ban is already written in the cards, Shoplet.” ~ Night Owl

        That appears to reveal your ostensible mentality, not mine.

        Have you not yet figured out the issues/problems with such things as rampant deplatforming?

        It’s in the news. Twitter? You Tube? JHK even mentions it.

        Or are your notions of deplatforming/censure/banning the ones that’re ok?

  75. Jarek May 7, 2022 at 7:35 pm #

    Had the Kentucky Derby on. Very White event so every commercial had to feature a Black. After the winning horse came in, he was shown being lead away by a madly smiling Black with dreads. Was he the owner? A groom? What?

    I now assume he was a generic Black not associated with any of the horses or the track, just there to integrate this White sport. At the press conference with the owner and jockey, it was all White again. All White. All right.

    • Shoplet™ May 7, 2022 at 8:21 pm #

      “Tokenism is the practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to be inclusive to members of minority groups, especially by recruiting people from underrepresented groups in order to give the appearance of racial or gender equality within a workplace or educational context. The effort of including a token individual in work or school is usually intended to create the impression of social inclusiveness and diversity (racial, religious, sexual, etc.)…” ~ Wikipedia

      • Jarek May 7, 2022 at 10:50 pm #

        So you’re saying tokenism is bullshit and that Whites should be replaced for realz?

        • Shoplet™ May 8, 2022 at 6:58 pm #

          Hi Jarek, my response is below in the main non-indented thread.

          • Jarek May 8, 2022 at 7:34 pm #

            Why not here?

          • Shoplet™ May 9, 2022 at 1:43 am #

            Because it’s phat.

    • elysianfield May 7, 2022 at 11:55 pm #

      “Had the Kentucky Derby on. Very White event so every commercial had to feature a Black. After the winning horse came in, he was shown being lead away by a madly smiling Black with dreads. Was he the owner? A groom? What?”

      Jar