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On Monday, Michael Sussmann, Esq., was released like an undersized crawdad  back into the fetid waters of the DC swamp by a jury of his peers — meaning fellow DNC contributors — despite compelling evidence of his guilt. Special Counsel John Durham took the loss with stoical equanimity, leading some to suspect that he was in on yet another ritual humiliation for the out-group of Americans who might call themselves We-the-Not Insane.

The outcome of the trial raises a passel of questions about Mr. Durham’s mission, his integrity, the fitness of the federal courts, and our country’s relations with some rather important principles such as truth and justice. Why? Because the RussiaGate affair at issue evinced a gangrenous rot that is remorselessly killing America in body and soul — if you care about such things.

It’s pretty obvious that Mr. Durham knew all along that the Sussmann trial would be a low percentage play in terms of getting a conviction. The law stipulates that federal crimes must be tried in the district where they were committed, and the DC federal district court is effectively a praetorian guard for the ruling officialdom. Enemies of the so-called Deep State, such as General Flynn, get cruelly punished and ruined by procedural artifice; Deep State errand boys like Kevin Clinesmith and Michael Sussmann just flash their Get-Out-of-Jail-Free cards and go back to The Life. Yet, Mr. Durham did bother to bring the case, so… why?

Some might say, he had to do something to justify the years he’s spent investigating the origins of RussiaGate. Meanwhile, many books have been written setting forth the very precise fact-patterns of criminality among a huge cast of characters throughout our government. What happened in the years-long campaign of RussiaGate left a matrix of slime-trails from the White House to the FISA courts, to the seventh floor of the FBI building, to the CIA, the DoD, the State Department, Congress, and to swamp outposts in foreign lands where chimerical creatures like Josef Mifsud and Stefan Halper scurried about in mud and darkness on shifty assignments. All these big and little fish to hook, and all he could come up with was Clinesmith and Sussmann, two guppies?

Let’s assume that John Durham actually cares about his self-respect and his reputation. Let’s go a little further and suppose that he cares about what has happened to our country lately — an ignoble surrender to lawlessness and to collective insanity generated by official disrespect for truth — which is to say, reality. What’s his game? Does he have a game? Some astute observers insist that all long Mr. Durham was no less of a tool than all the other characters in this vast opera of historic villainy. Maybe so.

Among the many obstacles he faced bringing to justice the actual perpetrators of RussiaGate was that the statute of limitations had run out on some of their alleged crimes, such as FBI higher-ups James Comey, Andrew McCabe, and Rod Rosenstein lying to Congress. The statute of limitation is a lot less clear concerning charges of seditious conspiracy, that is, to “overthrow the government… and to prevent, hinder, or delay the execution of any law of the United States”… etc. One could argue that RussiaGate was exactly about overthrowing the head of the executive branch and subsequently trying to cover it up.

One thing is certain: a substantial part of the American public is unsatisfied that the figures involved in all these misdeeds still have not been subject to any formal examination of their acts, trials in federal court being the most decisive kind of test. Yet Mr. Durham plugs on, with the upcoming trial of another seemingly small fish, Igor Danchenko, a.k.a. the “sub-source” for Christopher Steele’s notorious dossier that was used to justify the legal harassment of Mr. Trump from the midst of his 2016 campaign for president to April 2019, when Robert Mueller released his report empty of charges.

Does it just end with Danchenko then? Consider that, if nothing else, John Durham knows a lot more about all this business, and that might include some things that we don’t know. Is he constrained by Attorney General Merrick Garland’s obviously hostile DOJ? Can he or will he carry on despite that? If he can’t bring any more cases to court because of the scoping limits placed on his original assignment by former AG Barr, will he issue a report at least laying out the cases that he is prevented from bringing to court? All this gets back to John Durham’s self-respect and care for his country.

As reported by Margot Cleveland at The Federalist, the primary target of RussiaGate, Mr. Trump, has filed a civil suit in the state of Florida against Hillary Clinton, the Clinton campaign, the Democratic National Committee, the Perkins Coie law firm, and lawyers Marc Elias and Mr. Sussmann under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, better known as “RICO.” (Congress passed a law allowing those harmed by violations of RICO to sue for civil damages.) Those issues, too, are subject to a four-year statute of limitations based on exactly when the plaintiff (Mr. Trump) must have known of his injury, which was at the latest in 2018 when then-Congressman Devin Nunes, chair of the House Intel Committee, released a memo detailing the Clinton campaign’s role in the Steele Dossier nonsense. Therefore, the suit may be an expensive waste of time and effort, so why is he bringing it?

All of this pales beside the exorbitant sense of futility that We-the-Not-Insane have been subjected to in an additional cavalcade of abuse from our government since RussiaGate, namely, the colossal insults and mind-fuckeries of the Covid-19 operation. And now we’re forced to stand by and witness the deliberate demolition of America’s economy by an obviously incompetent and suspiciously installed regime behind the figurehead known as “President Joe Biden.” This is sure to end worse than not well.


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  1. Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 9:48 am #

    I think some guy named James Howard Kunstler said it best a few years back: “Anything goes and nothing matters.”

    I’d like to see that motto emblazoned on a new flag to at least acknowledge that we’re no longer the Republic we once imagined we were. Who knows, maybe even put it over an image of our resident curmudgeon and seer, Jim.

    • vengeur June 3, 2022 at 9:59 am #

      How about, “Home of the brave, land of the freebie”?

      • EdD June 3, 2022 at 10:14 am #

        How about, The land of the fleeced, and the home of the slave? That strikes me as more fitting.

        • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 10:17 am #

          Add “debt” before slave.

          “The land of the fleeced and the home of the debt slaves”

          • EdD June 3, 2022 at 10:27 am #

            Indeed. Thanks for the addition.

          • pyrrhus June 5, 2022 at 1:06 pm #

            How about a Jolly Roger flag with the slogan “Not nuked yet”…

        • izzy June 3, 2022 at 1:10 pm #

          Let’s try Land of the Freak and Home of the Knave

          • drhooves June 3, 2022 at 3:47 pm #

            I see it as “land of the knave, home of the naive”.

            Jim’s faith in the legal system far exceeds mine. I’ve never considered the parasitic shenanigans of the Swamp’s Legal Eagles anything more than insincere hand waving, intended for misdirection and distraction.

            When was the last time we saw a case or investigation proceed without the obvious intent to charge more hours?

          • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 9:54 pm #

            Yeah, Jim’s definitely old school. Kinda admirable in a way, but definitely not realistic.

    • Walter B June 3, 2022 at 4:47 pm #

      I agree Disaffected, Jim’s motto should be worked into our National Anthem and should be amended by adding, “and no one really cares”!

      Human beings cannot solve a debt problem by creating more debt, nor can they correct a drug or alcohol addiction by adding more drugs and/or alcohol, and it is preposterous to think that a legal problem can be ameliorated by taking more legal measures, certainly not in a system where the “laws are for the little people”.

      The only two reasons that I can come up with that people continue to think and say that “the midterms will show them”, or that “one day one of the bad guys will actually be indicted and made to pay for their crimes”, is that once saying these things, they can return to the blissful ignorance of whatever distraction it is that they prefer to escape to. Face the facts people, it’s over, the system is shot, corruption rules and the American public accepts that fact. Certainly, those that profit from it do, and the rest are too lazy or distracted or entertained to give a shit!

      Robert Kennedy was right, the unholy matrimony or organized crime and government would lead to the degradation of that government and take it from saying “Hi, we’re the government and we are here to help”, to “SHUT UP AND PAY!”

      In America today, the 1st Amendment gives us the right to believe in a higher power, in God, in a god, or in nothing at all. To those who believe in God I say, get close to Him and stay close to Him because it is getting “real”, and it is going down now! To those who believe in nothing I would ask, “How’s that working out for you”? Not that I care.

      • SW June 3, 2022 at 6:06 pm #

        I think a lot of people care but are completely discouraged about the possibility for justice to be served. I’ve never believed anyone would face a jail cell because of Russiagate anymore than anyone was held culpable for the massive robbery in 2008 by Wall Street. The Clinton, Obamas & Pelosies will continue to sip Chardonnay unmolested by annoying laws.

        • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 7:19 pm #

          I’m with you.

        • pyrrhus June 5, 2022 at 1:08 pm #

          I’m an attorney who practiced in Federal Court, and I have never thought there was any chance of prosecuting the big fish like Hillary, and have said so frequently…

      • bluedog June 4, 2022 at 5:04 am #

        And of course the republicans with their appointment of Sandra Day O’Conner who was appointed by Reagan to head the high court got into the First Amendment, making religion a dirty word, so she/they could usher in the gay rights movement shrieking “we the high court are determined to bring this country into the 21st century” tho there is nothing in the constitution that gives them the right of creating law so we are right back to that wonderful party thing again.

    • ThorsHammer June 3, 2022 at 11:03 pm #

      Many excellent slogans from Jim’s followers. But I’m a Marxist from the era when the word meant ; student and critic of the political/economic theories developed by Karl Marx. Like so many other words in our vocabulary it has been bastardized beyond all recognition into the current rendering of “someone I hate.”

      As a Marxist I like to at least retain some connection to the original. Hence— “Delusion is the Opium of the People” to describe the current state of consciousness in the USA.

      • pyrrhus June 5, 2022 at 1:10 pm #

        Not for long, as the recession starts to unfold and supply lines start to crack…

    • J West June 6, 2022 at 3:48 pm #

      I said from the jump, that Durham was appointed to stall and drag this investigation out until there is no one left who gives a crap and who can’t quite remember what it was all about anyway.

      Durham is a fraud. Period.

  2. cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 9:51 am #

    Not only is the State of California confused on male/female gender, they also now claim that bumblebees are fish. Yes, you read that right, as preposterous as it may sound. I’d post a link to the story but it would probably be rejected by the moderators for some reason. So, I suggest using your favorite search engine to determine the veracity of this story.

    • draupnir June 3, 2022 at 10:43 am #

      Who are those “moderators”? Do they live in China? Last week I had a comment removed that was no more politically incorrect than usual. I think it was because I linked an interview Steve Bannon had with Niomi Wolf, who stated that, as no course ecorrections have been made and our overlords seem fearless, she could only conjecture that they know they will suffer no repercussions or punishment. She believes there will be no midterm election.

      • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 11:21 am #

        i’ve tried adding links a couple of time, and never had one approved by mod, presumably our host.

        • draupnir June 3, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

          I presumed that, as well, but then wondered if his hosting site now provides moderation. Perhaps its attached to Google in some fashion, and Google requires it.

        • Q. Shtik June 3, 2022 at 1:08 pm #

          In the prior thread I posted a totally innocuous link to pictures of the day of space photos such as galaxies, nebulas and such but the link wouldn’t appear as a link. Rather, it appeared simply as text. And, there was no mention about awaiting moderation.

          Whut’s up wit dat??

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 1:13 pm #

            maybe just how the link is posted? including the entire url seems to trigger the system. trying one below.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 1:15 pm #

            duckduckgo.com/?q=Kohlberg%27s+Stages+of+Moral+Development&atb=v1-1&ia=images&iax=images

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 1:15 pm #

            just took off the h t t p… part and it worked.

      • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 11:35 am #

        I understand the notion that we here are all allowed to post as guests to JHK, our host. However, it sometimes seems difficult to make a point and provide evidence/proof of an argument or statement if you cannot link to a news article or website. I would totally understand blocking links to spam sites, porn, whatever. But to outright block all weblinks that contribute to a narrative seems to serve no one’s interests.

        • neurodoc June 3, 2022 at 11:49 am #

          I’ll bet its some kind of copyright issue that the DS Nazis have gotten into law to scare and intimidate people who are sharing info.

          • Redneck Liberal June 3, 2022 at 12:22 pm #

            Of course!!!!

          • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 12:31 pm #

            RL – You of all people would know.

        • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 7:22 pm #

          I don’t think it’s James. I think it’s the fact he is hosted by WordPress, and they censor.

          • Paula D June 3, 2022 at 8:58 pm #

            I agree.
            On the other hand, we no longer have those women who make thousands of dollars a day from home and you can too!

          • benr June 4, 2022 at 11:40 am #

            Just lose the h.t.t.p.:\.\ and provide the rest.

        • Amman June 5, 2022 at 5:26 am #

          Stop being reasonable. That’s over now. -_-

    • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 12:18 pm #

      Heck,

      California believes they have a sane governor.

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

    I think the roots of this current scandal-nonchalance was set in motion during when Clinton-Lewinski Affair happened. The Democratic Party “officially” decided that politics trumped perjury, or any other slimy or criminal thing, and it has been a race downhill ever since.

    • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 11:22 am #

      the clinton perjury proceeding from that affair resulted in moveon.org, if you recall. another bastion of pre-woke activism.

      • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 12:47 pm #

        The affair at the heart of it all was not a crime.

        Monica Lewinsky was set up by her “friend” Linda Tripp, a leftover Bush operative (spy). The FBI had no reason to arrest the young woman, but they frightened her into coming along with them, and threatened her with federal perjury charges.

        The whole thing stunk to high heaven.

        • Islander June 3, 2022 at 1:15 pm #

          Indeed it did.

          There are so many ways to stink to high heaven.

          There are some who allege that Lewinsky was actually tied in somehow to Mossad—possibly without know it.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 1:20 pm #

            the crazy thing for me at the time was that i actually voted for clinton after seeing a few good years in the economy, and generally thought the whole thing was a waste of time and a distraction.

            to learn about the fibbies involvement, etc just now is a real eye opener – it was not part of moveon’s defense, but then again, i was focused on a new wife and family.

            i know, my red pill came about 5 years later. makes me wonder how the fibbies apparently changed sided politically since then, but then i’d be assuming the leadership had principles, and not like every other bought off tool like in govt today.

            smh…

          • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 1:41 pm #

            She had and still has a singular lack of self-awareness, and awareness in general. The sort they find useful.

          • Uncle Abraham June 3, 2022 at 4:09 pm #

            Reminds me of a report several years back that the Egyptians, having suffered several shark attacks off of one of their coasts, believed the Mossad had programed the fish.

          • Islander June 3, 2022 at 5:46 pm #

            What is fibbies?

            At the time my take was the same as yours.
            I was so glad to get the Repugs out and the Dems in!

            Who knew how dreadfully the whole think was going to end—or, I should say, develop.

            My first stirrings of serious misgivings came with the involvement of Larry Summers and the dismantling of Glass-Steagall, then the NAFTA thing, then the consolidation of media and telecommunications. Etc.

            Then I thought Gore was a solution of sorts. Certainly better than Bush!!!
            Of course the 2000 election showed that he had no guts and was not up for the dirty fight. Also that the Repugs were so much better funded to pay for the legal fight.

            It was the failure of Obama, both personally and politicallly—the revelation that he was a total fake and egomaniac— and the fiasco of Clinton as SecState that really opened my eyes. Also revelations of connections between the Clintons and Bush Sr. Also the “suicides” and “accidents” of journos who started to dig and delve in the mud.

            And it’s been all downhill since then!!!

          • justanotherguy June 4, 2022 at 9:22 pm #

            don’t forget that china paid the clintons to advance most favored nation trading status, resulting in the avalanche of manufacturing and theft of tech from we the chumps.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder June 5, 2022 at 9:18 pm #

            Islander – What is fibbies?

            FBI

    • Amman June 3, 2022 at 3:34 pm #

      That was a canary moment. That was freakish.

  4. noel bodie June 3, 2022 at 10:02 am #

    Time to start the spin cycle.

  5. JackStraw June 3, 2022 at 10:02 am #

    Deliberate demolition is spot on, because it’s difficult to imagine incompetency at this level.

    In a recent interview with JP Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan, he basically said the big crash is coming, describing at as an impending hurricane.

    Plan accordingly, folks.

    • Uncle Bob June 3, 2022 at 11:42 am #

      Since China Joe and the rest of Washington know this, is it any wonder that they’re trying to disarm average Americans at the same time their policies are bankrupting us?

    • Amman June 3, 2022 at 3:35 pm #

      Link?

      • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 4:37 pm #

        No links allowed, per the recent hobgoblins that have taken control over censoring this blog.

        • Islander June 3, 2022 at 5:48 pm #

          Well, I posted two links.

          But a workaround is to provide a webpage title that a search engine will find tout de suite.

          • Amman June 5, 2022 at 4:09 am #

            Mais oui!

    • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 7:23 pm #

      He oughta know, he’s help create it.

      • Amman June 5, 2022 at 4:17 am #

        My view (wish?) is that things will never be as bad as some of the things we’ve read predicted here. At the same time, it’s a loss when it does not feel like the public is unified, has one Voice, and is pulling together to solve problems or get anything constructive done on national level. Most of the worlds nations are going through many challenges right now… In nay event, I agree with JHK the WEF boyz and the Gates agenda is done and over with. I pray for massive payback.

    • MontanaMan June 4, 2022 at 12:30 am #

      I read that entire article pertaining to JAMIE DIMON CEO Of JP MORGAN / CHASE, and put it on Facebook like I do a lot of things hoping I can do my part to wake people up!!!!!

  6. Rodster June 3, 2022 at 10:05 am #

    As i’ve mentioned to JHK in many of his blog posts regarding prosecuting the Deep State. It’s not going to happen because: a) The Deep State runs the Country and b) They protect their own.

    This is a perfect example why Hillary Clinton and the rest of her gang will never see jail time. Instead it’s Trump who has been harassed and threatened with jail time by the Deep State. It is why George Bush never faced and never will face jail time over his war crimes in Iraq.

    The bottom line is this and something Trends Journal Founder Gerald Celente tagged the phrase “Justice” which now comes to mean “Just Us”.

    • Penelope Dreadful June 3, 2022 at 10:13 am #

      I could not agree more. Durham may get the Russkie though! Because you know, Russia.

      • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 11:01 am #

        is that the ‘current thing’ chip installed in the NPCs now – so hard to keep up any more?

        “Some astute observers insist that all long Mr. Durham was no less of a tool than all the other characters in this vast opera of historic villainy. Maybe so.”

        I concluded a while ago the durham was just a more mainstream version of Q to capture the less pissed off, less 46D chess oriented crowd of remnant patriotic americans. i have doubted for a long time, sadly cynically, that durham’s efforts would amount to anything. think the marching band being led into that dead end alley in ‘animal house’.

        not sure what else remains between the remnant and the screaming banshee winds of woke – maybe tucker carlson?

        they better not leave the remnant entirely hopeless, cause then there’s nothing left to lose…

        • Hereward the Woke June 3, 2022 at 5:06 pm #

          Re Durham, maybe the simplest explanation is the right one. He is just doing his job. He builds the cases against these crooks and sends them off to court. He has no say at all in how the jury will vote and probably realise they will acquit every time. But at least he has done his bit and can look forward to a well earnt and remunerative retirement.

          • Paula D June 3, 2022 at 9:02 pm #

            Or maybe he cares more about his life than his reputation or his country.
            Hillary has a track record on that.

    • EdD June 3, 2022 at 10:23 am #

      W was never the actor in his own crimes. He, like Biden, is just an empty headed front man. I view Trump as complicit in what was done in his name in addition to what he himself did, such as using the executive declaration of emergency that was established while W pretended to rule.

      I don’t hold Trump blameless for the harm done during his administration. At his core, he is still a democrat operative. If he wasn’t, he would never have been allowed near the presidency.

      • SuperDave June 3, 2022 at 10:38 am #

        Well, he was not allowed near the presidency. He was indeed very thwarted at being the president.

        • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 11:06 am #

          and we all still spin the mental wheels trying to figure out if he was one of us or one of the.

          best i can see, all he did in his entire presidency was pull the scab off the festering abscess that is this country’s evolved system of governance.

          • draupnir June 3, 2022 at 1:50 pm #

            That is not without value.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 2:04 pm #

            agreed, but that is no guidance for whether to even vote for him should he run again, given that the counters beat the voters last time, with no consequence or correction.

        • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 11:45 am #

          Yes!

          Trump being a Dem operative?

          That is nuts.

          The Dems spent four years trying to destroy his presidency.

          And mostly got their way.

          Think. Dems = Deep State. = WEF = The world Mob. All aiming to destroy America and Russia in whatever way possible.

          They got rid of Trump and his populism, now Katie bar the door.

          • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 7:25 pm #

            It’s theater, JAZ.

        • abbybwood June 3, 2022 at 12:34 pm #

          I wonder why he surrounded himself with Neocons??

          • Islander June 3, 2022 at 1:18 pm #

            Good question.

            Perhaps he didn’t “get” that they were already actually in the Clinton camp. The neocons all swamed and slunk from the Repugs to Clinton.

            Why didn’t someone tell Trump this?????

          • neurodoc June 3, 2022 at 3:32 pm #

            He was in business for his entire life, not govmint. The two are totally different and worlds apart. He was business sophisticated but govmint naive. His naivete and his trust in people that sucked up to him was his downfall. Dealing with people in biz and totally different that dealing with those in govmint, I’ve seen in personally. And, I’d rather associate with the biz people any day; way too many psychopaths in govmint (not to say they don’t exist in biz, but its a matter of extent). Just MHO.

          • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 9:28 pm #

            Poor Trump was just naive. He doesn’t know how wealth and power work. He didn’t know that plutocrats have taken control of the government of the US. He’s never been around these kind of people. He’s lived a life of honesty and fair deals where a man can be taken at his word. He really wanted to save us, unfortunately, he knows less about how power, the government, and vaccines work, than the average CFN commentator.

            But he’ll be back!

          • Redneck Liberal June 4, 2022 at 10:43 pm #

            Blackbird

            That has to be the most dishonest or self-deluded post ever.

          • benr June 6, 2022 at 8:58 am #

            @RL

            Look at this the most self-deluded poster and biggest all around schmuck is attempting to call someone else out on what he does daily.

            Get over yourself.

        • Islander June 3, 2022 at 5:53 pm #

          “Well, he was not allowed near the presidency”

          True, but if he had been a smarter and more expeirenced politician, or even a reader of history, he would have surrounded himself with a smart and loyal “kitchen cabinet.”

          He could have taken a lesson from JFK.

          Instead Trump’s “kitchen cabinet” apparently consisted of his Zionist ditz of daughter and her Zionist hubby with the weirdo Latex pull-over face. Gross.

          Which is too bad, because I bet Melanie has some far more serious gray matter in her skull.

      • vengeur June 3, 2022 at 10:40 am #

        That why they went bat-shit crazy trying to undermine and destroy him, because he is a Dem Operative.LOL

        • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 11:20 am #

          He interfered in two or three major rackets. The war in Ukraine would not have happened if he were still in place.

          WE know that generals actively interfered with his attempts to get us out of wars all over the place.

          The absolute shock of the MSM when he won the election, and also Hillary’s refusal to even come out from backstage when it became clear he did win, and her subsequent apology to Obama (who kept threatening to replace her with Biden) show that they feared what this “Dem operative” would do.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 11:29 am #

            or it was all kabuki theater. gotta admit the polarization o-zero started was put into high gear.

            maybe their advance game theory analysis concluded !hillary! would push the country over the disgust edge too early.

            its all speculation anyway – we live with the reality we have, and it ain’t good.

            so are we part of the demonrats version of the seldon plan, such that we have to pass through a hegelian event horizon of chaos and disorder, or are events just randomly bumbling along?

          • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 12:12 pm #

            B of O

            Yup.

            The real threat was term no. 2. That is why no matter what, the Dem WEF connection had to win.

            Politically, wars have been fought over issues like this.

          • Islander June 3, 2022 at 1:19 pm #

            Occam is on Beryl’s side.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 1:54 pm #

            if i hated western civ, and had the power and money to kill it, using whatever tool available, i would be gratified to know that most people would not even understand occam’s razor, much less use it to ignore what ever i did, which among people paying attention, is the case.

            and yet, the arc of our decline has only had bumps while the trend continues without interruption since 1879, or 1913, or 1963… take your pick.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 2:01 pm #

            guys like albert pike, and their “predictions” are more and more difficult to explain when viewed against history.

            christianobserver.net/albert-pike-and-three-world-wars/

            “Albert Pike received a vision, which he described in a letter that he wrote to Mazzini, dated August 15, 1871. This letter graphically outlined plans for three world wars that were seen as necessary to bring about the One World Order, and we can marvel at how accurately it has predicted events that have already taken place.”

        • neurodoc June 3, 2022 at 3:36 pm #

          They went after him full force the day after he signed the executive order targeting pedophiles with forfeiture of their money and estates. The DC pedophiles want to continue screwing kids and whatever else they do to them and Trump clearly stood in their way, or tried to. Remember, the dems are the party that ‘cares about children.’

          • justanotherguy June 5, 2022 at 7:34 pm #

            i’d forgotten about that nugget, made my day when he picked up his pen and pricked the pedos.

      • Billingsgate June 3, 2022 at 12:07 pm #

        BS

      • Paula D June 3, 2022 at 9:05 pm #

        Trump caved too easily on too many things, but he gave us an extra 4 years of life by refusing to escalate their wars.
        But that brief intermission is now over, and they are moving us towards WW3.

        • Uncle Bob June 3, 2022 at 11:12 pm #

          They’re moving the US and the West toward world war. They’re moving their domestic enemies here in the States ever closer to becoming enemies of the state who can be imprisoned or executed for opposing The Plan. Whether you oppose the clot shot or the destruction of the Bill of Rights “for God’s sake,” if you get in the way of the Davos Gang, your ass is grass.

      • MontanaMan June 4, 2022 at 12:32 am #

        And what harm did President Trump do???

    • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 12:21 pm #

      Do not include Bush with Trump.

      Bush was Deep State and global.

      He had the opportunity to start slowing the input at the Border. Instead, he was for open border.

      Patriotic Americans are not for open borders.

      His Daddy was a consummate Deep Stater.

    • crudgemudgeon June 3, 2022 at 3:15 pm #

      The DOJ put a great American in handcuffs today for not complying with the January 6 Inquisition. Peter Navarro has been a voice crying in the wilderness since before Trump, with his well researched book, Death by China.
      If you want to know who runs the country, look at who you can’t criticize. Hunter and Joe do deals with them, so they are safe.

    • SpeedyBB June 4, 2022 at 5:24 am #

      I heard “Just us” used like this a long time ago from Richard Pryor.

      • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 7:48 am #

        Over here in Nova Scotia, ‘Just Us’ is a very good brand of local/locally-roasted coffee, based perhaps in Wolfville.
        I even have some; Mocha Java blend.

        • Paul June 6, 2022 at 9:34 am #

          Sounds good, Shoplet™. Do they ship to BC?

  7. JTinMD June 3, 2022 at 10:14 am #

    ‘Twas ever thus.

  8. BackRowHeckler June 3, 2022 at 10:18 am #

    Not to worry, round these parts Pride Month Festivities are ramping up, and ramping up big. It seems everybody is getting in on the act.

    Something to rally around and forget about unpleasant goings-on in DC, and War in the East. The only downer I’ve seen so far is some of the organizers in smaller towns requesting participants to leave their assless chaps at home, as young children will be in attendance.

    … and a good time will be had by all!

    • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 10:22 am #

      Let’s all ride the giant dildo float down to the town’s central square, and tear down the historic monument while we are there too!!! Yippee gaylords!

      • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 10:56 am #

        somehow that brings to mind the scene in ‘idiocracy’ where the battling dildo mobiles are used by both the punisher and the punishee.

        we are the punishee, in case the metaphor to circumstances on the ground is not clear…

      • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 4:21 am #

        There are likely a lot of unrepresented, underrepresented and/or understated and the like ‘LGBTQ+’ folks who cringe at, and want nothing to do with, some of the supposed ‘LGBQ+’ and/or Woke things, like dictatorials and pride parades and whatnot.

    • steppingup June 3, 2022 at 10:31 am #

      When I was in high school, we used to beat up the faggots, queers and fruitcakes wherever we found them. That is probably why there was not very many of them and they mostly hid in the closet. WTF Happened.

      • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 10:34 am #

        You would get charged for a hate crime if that happened nowadays, and then you’d have to go to some kind of counseling sessions where they to indoctrinate you. What a totally messed up world we now inhabit!

        Can’t worry about it too much though, those types of people are simply a genetic dead end, literally and figuratively. Hopefully they can be quashed once and for all if we can ever regain the narrative of our culture.

        • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 11:30 am #

          Gays have always been around. It is said that they occupied a cermonial niche in Cheyenne society–which is probably the best way to deal with them: acknowledge them and provide them with a defined and limited social role–with rules, just as there are rules governing everyone else’s social role.

          I suspect that homosexuality is some kind of epigenetic adaptation–symptomatic of dying civilizations.

          In a healthy culture, people want to “be fruitful and multiply,” work and struggle, confront danger and hardship with courage and vigor, speak their minds and assert themselves as unique individuals, etc. In an unhealthy culture, people stop having children and even abort them, shrink from trouble and effort, seek livelihoods without work or productivity, and never develop their individuality.

          Re this “developing indivituality”: I think my generation may have been the last to produce real individuals–people whose character had depth and savor. I’ve known several such people. When one of my old friends died a few years ago, my comment was, “A glory has departed from the earth.” They don’t make them any more.

          But to come back to gays, the ones I’ve known have mostly been fine people. Only two are still living, and one of them is never in the US–just wanders around China, India, and the rest of Asia, hanging out with Buddhists and apparently being very devout in this business. (He has a degree in Sanskrit from Columbia, so he is REALLY into this stuff.) He is also very paranoid and thinks somebody or other is “after” him. (I’ve never figured out who.)

          The other lives fairly nearby and has bought the whole gay agenda thing, hook, line, and sinker.

          The “gay agenda” is really just another psy-op that has co-opted and corrupted some (mostly) perfectly okay people to use for nefarious ends. The same thing happened with feminism and the civil rights movement. The government took them over and used them for destructive purposes–and continutes to do so.

          Normally, as long as the government doesn’t get involved, gay people are “just folks”–and very lively and engaging folks, at that. (Except for gay women, who are awful bores.)

      • JTinMD June 3, 2022 at 10:51 am #

        Disgraceful

      • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 11:05 am #

        It is not OK to beat people up for being gay.

        Being gay is not the same as having an ‘agenda’ take over society.

        • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 11:11 am #

          and there are no limits to what constitutes OK behavior from that side. being gay has become the implicit removal of all restraint.

          i read the other day some calfrutopia woman was on here way to marrying an airplane. less of an outrage than marrying pets, which you might admit is on the horizon now.

          imagine that, in the broad scope of human experience. sodom and gomorrah indeed…

          • Uncle Bob June 3, 2022 at 11:18 pm #

            Or

            MYSTERY

            BABYLON THE GREAT

            THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS

            AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH

            Just sayin’.

        • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 11:53 am #

          But of course there is an agenda. And since not every last one of them is part of it, therefore in your book absolutely nothing can be done to stop them. It wouldn’t be fairzies. So we have to give them full approval, let them “marry” and adopt children – which is an unmitigated disaster.

          Well, life isn’t fair. And to be fair to a few is to condemn the many in cases like this. Tolerance, not acceptance much less adulation. Civil unions for the financial and legal benefits would be fine.

          Of course they are stalked by nemesis also. To gain power rapidly, they let the whole alphabet stream into their movement, when then proceeded to trash them as middle class cis hypocrites.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 12:08 pm #

            I didn’t say or suggest what you are implying so you can take ‘my book’ and shove it where the sun don’t shine. You simply can’t stop telling people what they think and what they’ve supposedly said, can you?

            I said it’s not OK to beat up gay people (the example was kids in school) because they are not synonymous with ‘the agenda’, which I don’t support. I haven’t the slightest idea of my nephew’s views on the matter because it’s never been a topic of conversation. He does’t wear funny clothes either.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

            You have suggested exactly this Principle repeatedly. As when you admitted the Kalergi Plan was real but we didn’t have the right to do anything about it since that would impact innocent individuals. So the White race has to die rather than do that.

            What about innocent White individuals?

            Reread your post. You denied an Agenda. I’m affirming an Agenda. You brought up the concept of Agenda, and that’s what I’m responding to. Not beating people up and not your nephew.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

            I did not deny an agenda. I said that beating up kids in school is not OK because the mere existence of gay kids is not the same as the agenda. Are you getting stupid?

            And don’t try to get out of it by brining in other things that have nothing to do with it.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

            I’ve said before that you read everything through a filter of bad faith. So it is not the fault of a commenter if your reading comprehension is perverted by that filter.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm #

            Let me try again. If there is an agenda (which I believe there is) and it’s being funded by the likes of George Soris, go and beat up George Soros and leave the kid in school alone. Bullying a kid because you’re not up to taking on George Soros is pathetic. And take that filter off before it chokes all reason out of you.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 1:14 pm #

            I said nothing about bullying kids. Straw man.

            I say that it should not be accepted. Does “Leave the kids alone” mean allow them to act queer? And then try to queer others? And then “marry”? And then adopt?

            So therefore, define “leave the kids alone”.
            Because if you give them full support, this IS what they will do, Soros or no.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 1:26 pm #

            this difficulty dealing with the obvious slippery slope is what keeps this side arguing.

            we obviously aren’t going to beat up soros, so barring that, what?

            serious question.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 1:36 pm #

            The post that started the thread was about beating up kids, as if it were a good thing. Therefore that was the central point.

            I don’t know what ‘acting queer’ means. Wandering around in arseless chaps is not OK (in my book) unless you’re at a private party. But being a bit flamboyant – liking colourful clothes, for example – is nobody’s business and part of the rich tapestry of life.

            Rulo had a very sensible attitude to such things. I hope he hasn’t left us for good (but not for that particular reason).

            I certainly don’t think gay or lesbian adoption is ideal, but at the same time, I am not aware that Glenn Greenwald is a bad father either. For example. I expect his kids are better off than being at risk in a children’s home. But ideally, children should have a mother and a father, natural or adopted.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 1:43 pm #

            Justanotherguy – I don’t have an answer to your question – nor did I claim to. But I maintain that beating up kids in school is not OK just because you don’t have an answer to life’s difficult problems. Beating up kids in school is just part of a different slippery slope.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 2:08 pm #

            nowhere near wanting to put you on the spot or challenge you a la jerik the gamma – but the difficulty of that honest question results in most people avoiding it.

            i just really want to know what you think, not play gotcha.

            maybe i could have found a better place in this thread to ask it, but yea.

            peace.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 3:34 pm #

            I’m asking the same question, stupid.

          • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 9:16 pm #

            Jarek is on the same side as the Men’s Rights Activists, so he has no room to talk about the trans agenda, which he purports to oppose.

            MRA = TRA.

            They all hate women and misogyny is the common denominator.

            He also does project his bizarre and dark ideas onto the rest of us, and it’s insufferable. Thanks for calling him out on it, GA.

            Not that it does much good as what I’ve noticed is that he also hears nothing and has no comprehension of anything anyone says because of the perverted filter you speak of.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 10:46 pm #

            MRA=TRA – behold the workings of a clap trap little mind.

          • justanotherguy June 4, 2022 at 9:25 pm #

            hey, jerik the gamma, stupid here.

            i will be the first to say that feminism is cancer, but since i act on that knowledge by objecting to it in a positive way, aiming to win hearts and minds, you react and create friction and bad faith.

            where did the bad momma touch you gamma?

        • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 1:10 pm #

          Alba I agree with your statement, and it does not go beyond exactly what you say. I know many, many gays who would just like to live their lives in peace.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 1:22 pm #

            Thank you, Beryl. Because I worked in publishing I had a few gay colleagues (it’s par for the course!). They were all just nice men, mostly now married, I didn’t even know some of them were gay until somebody would say something at some point about their partner or whatever. In addition to the nice, quiet one who killed himself, I had a closer colleague who was just unhappy because he wanted a long-term relationship and wanted nothing to do with the gay ‘scene’. I didn’t know he was gay either until he’d been there for a while and said something. Maybe I have a defective gaydar. But also the gay people I have actually known haven’t turned their sexuality into their life’s work.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 1:28 pm #

            maybe its different (it is) for guys that have been subject to long pressure from gay men over time, and finally got so sick of it that the disgust overruns the notion that not all gays are like that.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 1:34 pm #

            Alba full accepts Gays. Strange for a Christian. Almost all women do, and in fact, often prefer them.

            When women no longer accept or prefer them, you’ll know we’re back to a healthy society.

          • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 1:47 pm #

            Jarek, as a woman, I have never noticed a man walking behind me on a dark street and hoped it wasn’t a gay man.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 1:48 pm #

            I accept their right to live their lives, unmolested, if they are not molesting anyone else. The rest is between them and their Maker, who saw fit to include a proportion of gay people in his creation, for reasons I don’t presume to understand. He has done it a bit in the rest of the animal kingdom.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 2:11 pm #

            Beryl: No muggers are gay? Only straights can be violent criminals?

            Can you try, if possible, to be logical? Take a minute, close your eyes and just breathe. Have you done that? Ok, now how does your statement make any sense? What is your proof?

            Alba: That’s not original or real Christianity, but rather a very recent perversion of doctrine.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 2:19 pm #

            Jarek – ‘real’ Christianity doesn’t even hold with sex before or outwith marriage between men and women.

            Why don’t you take that one on? Good luck with it.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 2:24 pm #

            Beryl: And there are many gays who want far, far more than that. They were given the green light generations ago and the rest is history.

            Alba, can you post that picture of the Azov with the sledge hammer jaw again (the one with his adoring wife)? Guys like that gave us everything we have. There would be no England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, or the United States without them. It all comes from conquest and masculine aggression.

          • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 2:35 pm #

            Jarek, I don’t recall saying muggers can’t be gay.

            In fact, as I started with “as a WOMAN”, I think it’s implicit in that statement that it wouldn’t be mugging I feared, as men are also victims of muggers, quite frequently.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 3:04 pm #

            Oh, what was this?

            Jarek, as a woman, I have never noticed a man walking behind me on a dark street and hoped it wasn’t a gay man.

            Are you afraid of being checked out on a dark and stormy night?

            You didn’t “say” it, but aren’t you implying that gays aren’t muggers? If not this or the above, then what?

            One is reminded of Jack the Ripper’s inscription: The Juwes are not the men who will be blamed for nothing.

          • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 9:18 pm #

            Jarek probably wishes his fat ass wasn’t so lazy that he could go out an mug a woman. Sadly, this comments section seems to be the only outlet for his misogyny.

          • SpeedyBB June 4, 2022 at 12:59 am #

            I too miss the incisive, intelligent commentary of Rulo, particularly as regards life in Latinoamerica, which at this point I consider “…a tragic continent…”.

            It’s no wonder so many of their citizens, including the best and brightest, have given up and are heading North as quickly as they can (starting with the huge colony of rich Venezuelans in Miami, from decades ago).

            “Basket case” to quote the brilliant, evil Henry W.C. Kissinger.

          • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:08 pm #

            Oh you fear rape above robbery and assault. Indeed some women fear it more than death. Indeed it is a terrible crime.

          • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 10:04 pm #

            @ justanotherguy:

            Men do have an entirely different view of gays than women do. Women see them as lively and engaging, humorous and witty, often (though certainly not always) cultured and erudite, and interested in many the same things that women are interested in. They like music; they like to dance; they like to cook. It is possible for a woman to be in the company of gay men without them continually pressuring her for sex. They are often better companions than other women, who are far more likely to bore you to death.

            To straight men, the gay man is too often the guy making unwanted sexual advances–in the men’s restroom, or in social or businesses settings. It provokes disgust.

            It may be illuminating to realize that this is exactly how women feel about about being barraged by men’s continual unwanted sexual advances–also in business and social settings, and everywhere but the bathroom (at least until lately). An attractive young woman can’t walk down the street in the middle of the day without being accosted by some guy. In the workplace, there is a good chance that her boss or co-workers will be hitting on her. This too provokes disgust.

            So we women are quite familiar with the reasons why straight men dislike gay men. They treat you the way men treat women. Which is also why women are not always very sympathetic to your plight. It’s okay as long as it’s not directed at you, right?

          • justanotherguy June 5, 2022 at 2:14 pm #

            “So we women are quite familiar with the reasons why straight men dislike gay men. They treat you the way men treat women. Which is also why women are not always very sympathetic to your plight. It’s okay as long as it’s not directed at you, right?”

            after being put upon since i was 15, i know exactly what you are talking about – i had a hard time being the erudite, interesting, spiritual man i was while concerned that i would subject a woman to the disgusting unnatural crap the groomers (and yes, there were several) hit me with.

            on the other hand, masculinity has been torn down and vilified, when as part of creation, there is nothing wrong with it.

            i’ve found women attitudes in general, at least those with a feminist bent, to be just as if not more toxic. my wife and many women like her are the numerous exceptions.

            traditional roles have thousands of years of history, and i now appreciate that. do you? the mess that feminism has caused relationships was rather baked in the cake when i came of age, and now i witness the carnage. bitter men like janik may be justified in their own minds, but do nothing but build walls and freeze people in their extremes.

            once the veneer civilization comes off, and men’s protective and responsible nature is elevated again, things will change. count on it.

        • draupnir June 3, 2022 at 2:10 pm #

          Kids are animals. They instinctively attack the different, as you would know if you have ever flown your freak flag. They require rigid conformity. As an adult, I would prefer the gays were much more discreet. I don’t appreciate the seatless chaps or the dildo float. It’s all so fall-of-the-Roman-Empiresque.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 2:16 pm #

            Yes, in the ghetto they often used to take effeminate boys who couldn’t or wouldn’t hide it, their own classes apart from everyone else.

            In Russia they are told: No Pride Parades. They insist on them and get beaten up. When the cops arrive they help the attackers. Tough stuff – and the way that society is maintained.

            Why, the beaten Gays cry? They are given an answer: Because your parade would demoralize the People (the most important people, the normal ones) if allowed.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 2:17 pm #

            I don’t disagree with anything there, draupnir. My daughter told me recently that my 10-year-old grandson told her he was homophobic. I presume he’s just learned the word (and is apparently just starting sex education at school). So, whatever agenda ‘they’ are trying to put forward over here – even tolerance – doesn’t seem to be working universally.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 2:25 pm #

            And of course you accept the lingo. Homo-phobic? He’s afraid of them? Or do you mean he doesn’t like them? Thus the word is wrong if the latter.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 2:37 pm #

            I should have said he’s nine, which he is until early July.

            So I don’t intend to get into any discussions with him about the etymology of ‘homophobic’ or even words like ‘workaholic’. In fact I don’t intend to get involved in it at all, unless he says anything specifically to me.

            Interestingly, he loves meeting up with my nephew when he comes up for the Edinburgh Fringe. He has no idea our Cal is gay. Funny old life.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 3:32 pm #

            Ah yes, the fringe. And your nephew loves meeting up with him too, I presume.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 4:12 pm #

            What kind of a pervert would ask a question like that? They’re family. So, yes, I presume he likes meeting up with all of us.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 4:20 pm #

            Even George Floyd had family. And your nephew is greater than he.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 4:44 pm #

            I wasn’t aware that George Floyd was also guilty of incestuous thoughts towards his family. But what would I know?

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 4:56 pm #

            Your generation used gay sons and nephews to virtue signal. It’s folks like you who got us to where we are now. And since the Agenda always has to be moving and becoming more radical, of course women had to begin to glorify trans youth and nudge them in that direction as moms.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 5:03 pm #

            You are so full of it your boots must squelch.

            I’ve never even had a conversation with my nephew about the fact that he’s gay. Or with any of his family on the subject, except for the evening my late brother called and told me because they’d just found out themselves. I think that, apart from on this illustrious forum, either one or two people outside my family and my husband know I have a gay nephew. And the one that I can think of is the friend of 30 years who isn’t speaking to me. So I don’t appear to be any better at virtue signalling than at anything else.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 5:05 pm #

            Why don’t you go to confession and rid yourself of this need to bear false witness against people you know very little about.

          • Islander June 3, 2022 at 6:00 pm #

            GA:
            “Why don’t you go to confession and rid yourself of this need to bear false witness against people you know very little about.”

            Really.
            Pathological compulsion.

          • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 9:19 pm #

            Most of them aren’t like that.

            OTOH, almost all the trans are.

            And their condition is not biological.

            Thank goodness gays and lesbians are starting to realize what the trans freaks have done to their movement.

          • Q. Shtik June 5, 2022 at 4:03 pm #

            bitter men like janik may be justified… etc. – justanother

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

            Who is this “janik” you speak of?

          • justanotherguy June 5, 2022 at 7:36 pm #

            sorry, can’t be bothered to remember his handle – jurkik, right? no, ahhh, jarek, yup that’s it.

        • crudgemudgeon June 3, 2022 at 3:17 pm #

          Right. I saw this too in high school, where jocks would pick on some weaker males, label them, then abuse them.

        • steppingup June 3, 2022 at 4:26 pm #

          Hey, I was a kid, that’s what we did !!!!

          • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 9:20 pm #

            I didn’t.

      • BackRowHeckler June 3, 2022 at 4:48 pm #

        Nobody wants to see anybody beaten, Stepping up.

        • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 4:59 pm #

          Even if they disobeyed Putin’s order of no Gay Pride parades? What could be more clear and righteous?

          No bullying should ever be allowed in schools, but some of these kids may just be too much and have to have their own classes away from the normal kids.

      • equality 7-2521 June 3, 2022 at 5:12 pm #

        Watch it now, the Marines have rainbow bullets.

      • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 7:43 pm #

        So, you’re a violent bully, and still proud of it now? Wow.

        It’s not gays and lesbians creating this mess. They were co-opted. So were women.

        The trans rode on their coat-tails.

        Being homosexual is natural, they exist in every mammalian culture, as far as I’m aware, but being trans is a delusion and an emotional or psychological abnormality.

        Gay people didn’t see it coming, but plenty do now, and that’s why the LGB has split from the T in many places.

      • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 3:29 am #

        “When I was in high school, we used to beat up the faggots, queers and fruitcakes wherever we found them.” ~ steppingup

        Somehow I doubt that.

        At least not if you were around some of us who often stuck up for the so-called underdogs.
        You’d likely get the shit kicked out of you for even thinking out loud anything like that.

        Also, there were, and are, many ‘macho gays’ who weight-lifted, took martial arts or boxing and so forth. Who would, if they were so inclined (they couldn’t be bothered) to make you suck your own dick.

        • justanotherguy June 4, 2022 at 10:14 pm #

          that’s a damned interesting case of white knighting right there.

    • elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 10:35 am #

      BRH,
      Ass-less chaps are for “after 5” weaing only. At more formal gatherings, they can be accessorized with a ball gag and nipple clamps, if tastefully co-ordinated.

      • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 11:04 am #

        Don’t forget the scrotum and/or penis rings for the truly adventurous.

        • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 11:13 am #

          in 10 years, that will be tame. i can imagine something akin to middle ages flagellants, but with a bdsm snuff flavored parade.

          there will be raging debates about the use of fake blood to mask the real stuff.

          • draupnir June 3, 2022 at 4:00 pm #

            I think you’re mistaken. We’re going into hard times, probably really hard times. There isn’t going to be the leisure or inclination for such foolishness. Competition is going to be stiff, and the obviously different are going to be at a disadvantage–easier to single out and cut out of the herd. The pendulum is going to swing back and it’s going to swing back hard. I would personally not be surprised to see women back in long dresses and an uncomfortably straight-laced moral code. I think we’re due for a Victorian-style repression after the licenciousness of the last 50-60 years.

          • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 9:46 pm #

            “We’re going into hard times…” Yes we are, but they aren’t. Our masters are freaks. “Do what thou wilt”, is the whole of their law. When our numbers are down, and survivors adequately controlled, those silly laws that never applied to them anyway will finally be off the books.

            Come back in 50 years. Anyone who isn’t a pedophile cannibal will be on the menu of someone who is.

          • draupnir June 3, 2022 at 10:54 pm #

            Blackbird, in 50 years I’ll be long gone, thank God, but I don’t believe they will have the resouces to accomplish that plan. They might be able to keep the power on in a few cities, but not here, not with our aging infrastructure. We’ll be lucky if a few nuclear power plants don’t go into meltdown and poison us all.

      • BackRowHeckler June 3, 2022 at 11:36 am #

        Well E., so far the only rule is no assless chaps. Anything else goes (as they say)

    • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 10:40 am #

      Nobody seems to ask the question, “who says it’s Pride Month”?

      I don’t remember a vote being held.

      It’s like when someone tells me it’s National Doughnut Day, or some kind of international ‘awareness’ day.

      Somebody on the morning news shows or their Yahoo feed tells them it is this or that “day”, and they just accept it as fact.

      No, it isn’t one of those globalist corporate days.

      Remember when holidays meant a day off work? The new slave class in America never gets a holiday.

      • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 11:13 am #

        “Nobody seems to ask the question, “who says it’s Pride Month”?”

        It’s a heck of a long time to keep up the momentum. Why couldn’t it have a day like everything else? And they could have called it Gay Acceptance Day or something. I’m not sure why you need to be proud. My gay nephew has never mentioned the word (gay) in front of me. I don’t imagine he’s any more proud of being gay that he is of having brown hair, although he expects to be accepted. Even his family didn’t know he was gay (they did wonder) until he was about 21 and one of them asked him. He just assumed they knew.

        • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 11:24 am #

          Why does everything else have a day?

          It’s a strange thing, most gay men I know claim that they wish they weren’t gay.

          I do not understand how that must feel.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 11:35 am #

            I just meant the ramdom few things that have a day. I wasn’t thinking of anything in particular. In fact I’m struggling, but I suppose there’s International Women’s Day and May Day!

            And today, of course, I’m blissfully unaware of whatever Queen’s Julilee goings on are happening (they don’t go on as much here in Scotland anyway, of course, so there’s that). The only ‘bunting’ that I can see is my washing blowing on the line.

          • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 11:41 am #

            Alba, it’s the new corporate or woke days that I am against, because the “days” from days of yore all had religious, cultural, or historic roots of some kind.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 12:22 pm #

            Then we are entirely in agreement, Beryl. 🙂

            But I’m not going to get in a fankle about, say, International Women’s Day, while horrors are still happening to little girls in parts of the globe, and if they want to have a Gay Emancipation Day or something, I don’t particularly care about that either, because gay people used to be persecuted in various ways.

            I had a lovely colleague once whom I didn’t know well, but he’d been in the firm long before I got there. He was just unlucky being the last in a swath of redundancies and carried on working for the firm as a freelancer. But the consensus seemed to be that he was closet gay and presumably not able to come out to his family, as a result of which he was probaby also depressed. Coming to work kept him going, so the loss of it pushed him over the edge. One bank holiday (when lonely people imagine everyone else is having a great time) he killed himself. So if having a ‘day’ that tells gay people they’re OK helps stop that kind of thing, it doesn’t bother me. But I’m not in favour of it being hijacked the way it has been by random perverts on a mission.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 1:41 pm #

            agree with ga on not wanting to see anyone off themselves, but also objecting to how its slid *with no effective opposition*, into the hijacked operations group of the movement to remove any and all morality based constraint on everything.

            that has very definitely been happening in progression.

          • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 11:06 pm #

            “Why does everything else have a day?” ~ Beryl of Oyl

            I’ve never liked daylight saving time.

        • Islander June 3, 2022 at 1:22 pm #

          There aren’t enough months in the year for all the special interest groups.

          Could they be persuaded to reduce their demand to a week?

          That would give 52 interest groups plenty of time to march and bleat.

          • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 9:52 pm #

            We can – and should – add months for all of these very important groups. The Caesars did it, so can we. Time – it’s just a construct, like everything else.

          • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 11:08 pm #

            “There aren’t enough months in the year for all the special interest groups.” ~ Islander

            We need a new planet to append the overflow to. How about Mars or Venus for starters? Or both for equality. Men are from Mars, woman are from Venus. Trans are from Earth.

        • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 7:45 pm #

          There are ‘visibility’ days and months for trans and gays and lesbians galore, it’s probably most of the year!!!

          I support the gay & lesbian population (those that aren’t openly fetishists, throwing it in peoples’ faces, that is) but those days of visibility are ridiculous and stupid.

      • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 11:16 am #

        don’t remember any mention of a 6-19 holiday being part of any national discussion either.

        at least mlk day has truly become an anachronism, what with all those trigger words like character and freedom and dignity and discipline.

        • elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 12:36 pm #

          JAG,
          MLK? As an icon chosen, they could to a hell of a lot worse….

          • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 1:31 pm #

            St. George Floyd will be the replacement to MLK soon enough, all in good time.

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

            agreed, but nobody agrees with the principles he laid out as a path to the promised land any more.

            what’s the point of venerating a man (flawed, like us all, and hopefully forgiven), whose words are actively rejected in fact and in practice by the very community he led?

          • justanotherguy June 3, 2022 at 1:44 pm #

            twitter.com/khendriix_/status/1532193965667233793

            this exchange is iconic – any matt walsh watchers want to see the latest?

          • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 1:43 pm #

            Justanotherguy, I loved that interview. It reminds me of every convo one would have with any gender studies professor. They are insufferable, and he’s no exception. When they can’t answer, they start mocking or throwing the question back at you.

            Really babyish actually.

          • justanotherguy June 4, 2022 at 10:25 pm #

            my first thought was punchable actually.

            that particular clip hits my highest key of infatuation very hard – as i’m sure is intended.

            “It rubs the insult on its skin or else it gets the cancel again”

          • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 6:44 pm #

            They are soooooooooooooo punchable.

      • rainmaker June 3, 2022 at 11:16 am #

        Beryl – I tried to X the gay pride month notice off my Yahoo feed – no X available. Deleting gays is not allowed.

        • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 11:35 am #

          Delete Yahoo?

          • Daddyotis June 3, 2022 at 2:11 pm #

            + 100, JAZ

            Well said 🙂

      • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 11:38 am #

        A very common Fed trick.

        Got a group that will not shut up?

        Give them a holiday!!

        Problem solved.

        • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 11:47 am #

          I saw a picture of a “parade” for LBTQ pride in a local paper.

          A handful of mostly fat, or at least terribly out of shape people, with of course terribly unflattering haircuts, and uniform spandex sportswear type outfits.

          If LQBTQ is about diversity, why is there an LGBTQ “look”, and why is it grotesque and ugly?

          If you’ve ever seen men in a Gay Pride parade before, some of them had obvious pride in their male physiques.

          It seems nowadays people are identifying as LGBTQ, which is impossible, as an individual can’t be all those things at once.

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

            If we accept homosexual behavior as genetic, then something is wrong with the human gene pool.

            Should this be encouraged, environmentally, why should perversity be allowed to be taught to kids as normal?

            One good thing, it does not procreate biologically.

          • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 4:55 pm #

            John, 20 years ago, before everyting went online, I worked on a Genetics textbook book that came in 3 massive tomes, And I mean massive. Thousands and thousands of pages. Horrible genetic diseases of which it was a struggle to look at the photos. Babies with hideous conditions who were in pain from the moment they were born.

            So, yes, there is something wrong with the gene pool, and it’s nobody’s fault.

          • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 5:04 pm #

            Thus eugenics is called for, right gang?

          • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 7:48 pm #

            The freaks and mentally ill of society became queer and trans and they have destroyed the gay & lesbian movement.

          • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 7:49 pm #

            GA, some of it is the fault of things like Chernobyl, chemical and medical experiments and then of course there is inbreeding, and drugs…

          • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 7:27 am #

            The Superset Bully

            @GreenAlba

            One could suggest, ‘philosophically’ or ‘poetically’, that those with more serious genetic issues are ‘taking one for the team’.
            (I seem to recall hearing and reading that homosexuality is not exclusive to the human species and therefore is natural.)

            As a hetero male (or whatever the term for that is these daze) if I was going to celebrate male gayness, I’d suggest that hetero women love us hetero men so much that even when God waves his hand or magic wand and they become men, they still do. So that seems like some kind of testament.

            So instead of, for example, MontanaMan writing what he did, he could look at gay men in that light and celebrate, rather than ridicule them.

            Even better perhaps, take a different glance at how government and its legislations that somehow pit the rights of one group over another’s seem often to function to divide and conquer and distract from the superset bully, government.

            For English anarchist scholar Simon Critchley, ‘contemporary anarchism can be seen as a powerful critique of the pseudo-libertarianism of contemporary neo-liberalism. One might say that contemporary anarchism is about responsibility, whether sexual, ecological or socio-economic; it flows from an experience of conscience about the manifold ways in which the West ravages the rest; it is an ethical outrage at the yawning inequality, impoverishment and disenfranchisment that is so palpable locally and globally’. This might also have been motivated by ‘the collapse of ‘really existing socialism’ and the capitulation to neo-liberalism of Western social democracy’.

            Libertarian socialists in the early 21st century have been involved in the alter-globalization movement, squatter movement; social centers; infoshops; anti-poverty groups such as Ontario Coalition Against Poverty and Food Not Bombs; tenants’ unions; housing cooperatives; intentional communities generally and egalitarian communities; anti-sexist organizing; grassroots media initiatives; digital media and computer activism; experiments in participatory economics; anti-racist and anti-fascist groups like Anti-Racist Action and Anti-Fascist Action; activist groups protecting the rights of immigrants and promoting the free movement of people such as the No Border network; worker co-operatives, countercultural and artist groups; and the peace movement.” ~ Wikipedia

          • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 7:44 am #

            …I suppose those who might ‘suffer’ from Dunning-Kuger could also be seen as ‘taking one for the team’, as fuzzy as that might start to appear.

          • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:02 pm #

            The “peace movement” disappeared like the dew on a warm summer morning. The Dems didn’t want it anymore. Now most of those people are for war. Were they ever for real – or just NPC’s?

        • elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 12:38 pm #

          …Thwack Day!

      • thirdcoastlegend June 3, 2022 at 2:14 pm #

        Some activist named Brenda Howard was involved in creating Pride Month.

        Not a very attractive woman by any standard.

    • Q. Shtik June 3, 2022 at 1:25 pm #

      requesting participants to leave their assless chaps at home, – BRH

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

      Ahahaha, haha.

    • MontanaMan June 4, 2022 at 12:38 am #

      Pride month pride week etc. A celebration for people to cheer on men that screw one another in the ass and suck each other’s cock off.

      What a evil, PURE-EVIL-CELEBRATION. VILE ?DISGUSTING ? & ? PURE SATANIC EVIL. A perfect celebration for folks of low, to no morals.

      • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 6:27 am #

        Paradoxically/Ironically, maybe the only, or at least main, reason for these pride parades and related– ‘sociopolitical expressions’– including other sorts of related expressions is precisely because of this sort of garbage that MontanaMan shites out, apparently past his head that’s jammed up there.

        • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:05 pm #

          He’s one extreme, you’re the other. He’s straight and you’re crooked. Because the parades are ugly and Gays are not equal as a group. Societies are heteronormative by definition. If they cease to be, they begin to cease to be.

          But yes, extreme persecution might have led them to organized – which was then massively enabled and weaponized by the powers that be to undermine our civilization.

          So perhaps a bit of tolerance (not acceptance) would have been wiser?

          • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 10:58 pm #

            Jarek, I avoid parades, whether they are Pride, Easter or Christmas, etc., because the do nothing for me. It is not tolerance in this case, but simply avoidance.

            Insofar as, if you might recall, I wrote hereon last year, as my The Man They Call Zazelle moniker, ‘Fuck your Christmas’ (in large part because it’s in my face), so I’m happy to say ‘Fuck your Woke’ if it gets in my face. And it is/has.

            Insofar as you write about extremes, while I get where you’re coming from and might be inclined to agree in some regards, ironically, I try to be about, and strive for, balance.

      • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 6:46 pm #

        I am OK with gays having the same rights as everyone else.

        I also see Pride as ridiculous.

    • messianicdruid June 5, 2022 at 8:21 am #

      priDEMONth

  9. 100th Avatar June 3, 2022 at 10:21 am #

    Perhaps the point of all the due diligence and going through the motions is to precisely demonstrate to Americans that they are powerless, without agency, and already living in an autocratic plutocracy.

    This way, Americans can start to move on to acceptance.

    • Not_GeorgeT June 3, 2022 at 10:42 am #

      Not being an attorney, some of the intricacies of the law will certainly escape me.

      The point about why the Sussmann trial had to be in DC was covered in a number of venues. As our host points out in a more eloquent manner, Durham must have known he had a likely loser based on the required location for the trial.

      What did he gain? One can hope he gained evidence via testimony given under oath of greater crimes involving those at the top of this attempt to subvert the Republic. The gained evidence might extend the statutes of limitation, or more to the point, show the Sussmann trial to be part of a continuum, thus putting a lot more on the table.

      • Hereward the Woke June 3, 2022 at 5:17 pm #

        The only positive thing that I see coming out of this is that it will (hopefully) destroy any last chance HRC has over becoming Prez. It will be her Chappaquidick. Like Ted K, no jail time, no ostracizing from polite society, but no chance either of making the WH.

        • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 10:02 pm #

          The Hildebeast will never be elected President of the US. And yet she shall be our President – our last President.

          At least one-third of the US has been braying since Monday that this proves Hillary was an innocent victim – as she claimed to be – all along. Point: Hillary – and the whole Demogogic Party.

          Nothing positive out of Durham’s malingering. In a just world, he would go on trial next. Well, that’s what lamp posts are for…

    • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 11:03 am #

      Perhaps the point of all the due diligence and going through the motions is to precisely demonstrate to Americans that they are powerless, without agency, and already living in an autocratic plutocracy.

      This way, Americans can start to move on to acceptance.

      Indeed, that’s how I interpreted the whole 2020 Election fiasco as well. Sure they stole the election, but even more importantly, they wanted everyone to know they stole the election and that there was not one damn thing anyone could do about it.

      • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 11:34 am #

        Very good!!

        The arrogance of the Dems is disgusting. Even now, with catastrophe approaching, that act as though everything is inevitable and screw you America.

        I notice that they do not seem to fear the upcoming election.

        I wonder why? What is coming? Can such overwhelming demographics and one sided institutions make it possible to negate the Constitution and allow the WEF to just take over?

        • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 11:49 am #

          Because Republicans will rise to the occasion and participate in the destruction of America, if they don’t have Democrats to do it for them.

          • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 12:31 pm #

            RINOs maybe.

            The tea Party, the Deplorables are conservative and form a bloc in the GOP.

            I really believe that the greatest separation is between the citified coasts and the fly over country. Cities breed gimmes as they have no choice being totally dependent.

            BTW, DC was set up to serve the US when it was exclusively East Coast.

            Move the Mall to Kansas City.

          • justanotherguy June 4, 2022 at 10:31 pm #

            let move dc to colorado.

            they want hunger games in the worst way, so why not?

          • Anthea June 5, 2022 at 8:27 am #

            @ JohnAZ:

            DC would be pretty comfortable operating out of Kansas City. It’s a nest of crooks unto itself. But that’s probably true of every city of any size at all.

        • Hereward the Woke June 3, 2022 at 5:19 pm #

          Agreed, John. I’m constantly reading how “terrified” the dems are about November but see no sign of this. Instead, they are doubling down. I suspect Dominion has this. Oh, and you notice how vocally and vehemently the GOP has been fighting to clear up voter fraud…

        • draupnir June 3, 2022 at 10:24 pm #

          Niomi Wolf has observed this in the Dems as well, and conjectures that there will be no midterm.

      • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 10:14 pm #

        Exactly. They are going to rub our faces in their feces to make us recognize our helplessness. Many will even swear it isn’t even shit at all, and is in fact, quite tasty and nutritious.

        I find it sad to hear/read people discussing hopefully this November’s election. Like the guy in Stalag 17 getting the lying letters from the cheating wife, “I believe her, I really do!”

    • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 11:56 am #

      Thank you for not calling it Fascism because it’s not Fascism.

  10. neurodoc June 3, 2022 at 10:22 am #

    After spending about 20 years doing forensic consulting as part of my medical practice, working with lawyers and judges on cases of head injuries and similar calamities, I concluded that the US Corporation’s justice system is incorrigibly corrupt to the core, from county courts to the supreme court. I won’t bore everyone with tales of the specific corruption, but I will summarize by saying that I can count on one hand the number of judges I’ve seen who DIDN’T have some degree of conflicting money or relationship interest in the cases they tried. Think in terms of a judge who owns huge amounts of an insurance companies’ stock and the case involves the payout (sometimes in the millions of $) by THAT COMPANY to an injured patient. Or, the judge whose mistress is a partner in the law firm of the insurance defense attorney. Regardless of how good the plaintiff lawyer is at presenting the case, do you think that patient has any change of prevailing (or receiving a fair settlement), despite having a life changing catastrophic injury? Hell NO!!!! RARELY happens. Such is reality in the US Corporation court system.

    • EdD June 3, 2022 at 10:25 am #

      Thanks for that comment, neurodoc. I have made the same observation to myself a few times.

    • elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 10:37 am #

      NDoc,
      A judge is a lawyer with political pull.

      What could possibly go wrong?

      • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 10:55 am #

        My wife, a former legal assistant and office manager, has always said that Judges are failed lawyers.

        Just like politicians are failed careerists.

        Hmmmm?

        • neurodoc June 3, 2022 at 5:49 pm #

          There are several studies out there, mostly speculative as judges generally refuse to complete psychological questionnaires, that show that of the professions, judges, lawyers, and surgeons rank highest on the scales of psychopathy (i.e. psychopathic tendencies). Even with the flaws in the studies, they confirm my personal/professional experience. Very scary in terms of whom one might want to depend upon in crises.

    • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 10:52 am #

      Manipulation of the courts has been going on forever it seems.

      Think of the Mob’s owning the judges forever it seems.

      Think of Capone, the Mafia in NY, the Kennedys in Boston. All of them the seats of Democratic control. Aha!

      So, is the answer to the problem the periodic purging of judicial politics by conservative, at least opposing parties?

      Or does top down jurisprudence by the Supremes on down cure the corruption problem?

      The answer to both is nope! Why?

      The problem is that the corruption begins at the top. The power mongers show how that can be as the Federal level runs the courts. Their corrupted cases set precedence. The rules of corrupted politics corrupts the elected judgeships also. Lady Liberty requires blindfolded balanced scales, and that my friends is a joke, from the top down.

      The corruption peaks in the cities. Surprise! I wonder why that is? Who has been running the cities for the last century?

      The Democratic Party is totally corrupted and their touch corrupts everything. They believe that their way is the way things should be. The end always justifies the means. And it is the Dems as they control everything. Their corruption is their way of life. RINOs have made the going worse by siding with the Dems to preserve what little they have left.

      The few times the Good Guys have won, eg Elliot Ness, it has the the dedicated brave intervention by an individual that has succeeded.

      Very few times, that is why the tsunami of crud approaches.

      • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 11:58 am #

        De Tocqueville: America is great because America is good. When it ceases to be good, it will cease to be great.

        • zenfugue June 3, 2022 at 2:18 pm #

          That train left the station a loooong time ago!

          • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 10:17 pm #

            And more than any one other factor, it was the railroads that carried us to corporatocracy.

          • Uncle Bob June 3, 2022 at 11:28 pm #

            Funny how the Progressives and their Populist predecessors attacked the railroads until the rail network became a shell of itself and passenger trains were few and far between, only to then suddenly advocate for both freight and passenger rail — to the point where Bakken crude oil trains are preferable in their eyes to using pipelines. Not that Warren Buffet being a major beneficiary of this strategy may have any part in this change of heart, of course.

      • Islander June 3, 2022 at 6:04 pm #

        No one could beat the Jewish mob that went legit in Chicago and now owns the Dem machine in Illinois (and elsewhere). The Pritzkers. Sponsors of Barack Obama.

        For details, see books by Gus Russo.

        • Islander June 3, 2022 at 6:07 pm #

          By “went legit” I mean they breached and obscured line separating the underworld and the upperworld, primarily by sending a few kids to law school and becoming and buying judges. Thus achieving vertical integration.

        • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 7:53 pm #

          Thank you. Also, the Pelosi clan.

          Her dad worked with the mob in Boston.

          The Pritzkers, where to begin… I managed a land use law firm in Chicago when I was in my late 20s and learned how much of the most beautiful land in IL was owned by them. Just disgusting.

          Then the gov’s cousin is about the ugliest tranny you can imagine.

        • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:11 pm #

          Thank you. This is the kind of thing White Nationalists have been talking about for generations.

    • Anthea June 5, 2022 at 8:24 am #

      From what I’ve heard over the years, it’s worse than that. Bribing judges i commonplace, and it’s also commonplace for lawyers to have lunch with each other and agree on a price for one of them to throw the case.

      I once knew a guy who claimed that he had gotten a couple of lawyers and a judge disbarred by setting them up for payoffs with marked bills. I’ve also seen a lot of dealings of city governments where the brazen crookedness was unbelieveable. And cops. Who doesn’t know cops who are involved in a whole range of crooked shit?

      • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 11:51 am #

        No Trust, No Relationship

        Anthea et al., it is pretty simple:

        Any relationship that is not based on trust (anymore, assuming it ever was) ceases to function.

        The relationship is lost.

  11. steppingup June 3, 2022 at 10:23 am #

    We reached the dizzy heights of that dreamed of world

    • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 10:59 am #

      And flew too high on wings of Pastrami.

      – Costanza –

      • elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 12:40 pm #

        :The shrinkage, the shrinkage…”~Costanza

        • Q. Shtik June 3, 2022 at 2:22 pm #

          I don’t know how you guys walk around with those things. – Elaine

          • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 12:12 pm #

            ~4.5 billion years of evolution, Elaine.

  12. zappalives June 3, 2022 at 10:27 am #

    Give it up dreambabies !
    This hollowed out shithole is done.
    Merca no longer deserves to be a going concern.
    By the billionaires-for the mega-corps not the people.

    • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 12:33 pm #

      Remember that power vacuums fill up!

      The WEF is waiting in the wings.

      OBTW, the only thing that will stop them are patriotic Americans.

  13. elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 10:30 am #

    Well, ladies and germs;

    You’ve heard of lies, damned lies, and statistics? Well, apparently the US will be sending medium range rockets to the Ukes, with their promise that they will not use them outside their borders…especially not to attack the Rus.:

    US AMBO: ‘UP TO UKRAINE’ ON MISSILE STRIKES: Recently confirmed U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget Brink said Ukraine will decide how far they launch Western-supplied rockets. “The issue of the distance of strikes will be decided by the Armed Forces of Ukraine independently,” she said. Russian media reported her comments as Ukraine told U.S. officials that they wouldn’t strike Russian territory. Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called the assurances “worthless.” – D.M.

    Now, we have all heard untruths before. How would this be rated among the prevalent?

    The Mercedes is paid for….
    The check is in the mail….
    Oh, that’s only a fever blister….
    Let me just put the head in…just for a second…

    We should trust our Uke buddies…why would they lie?

    If you have loins, better gird them.

    • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 10:58 am #

      I think it’s just more eyewash. Bloviating, if you will.

    • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 11:28 am #

      This is really stupid. Just like all the Biden BS.

      Why stupid?

      Because we are backing a dying, if not dead horse. There is no way Ukraine cane beat Russia. So us encouraging the Ukes by sending missiles to them is insane and a real blow against the Ukes themselves.

      When will the Ukes give up? When NATO stops encouraging them. What therefore is the cause of the increasing destruction of Ukraine? NATO? Not very popular.

      If this is the final battle between NATO and Russia, what happens when either side wins?

      NATO wins, Ukraine is liberated? Highly unlikely but if so, Russia will turn East. They will gird their loins against further NATO tomfoolery. Europe will lose the trading partner that provides them a big percentage of their energy. The US will try to support the FF requirements of both areas, unsuccessfully. Western collapse will continue. Who wins, not Ukraine, China!

      Russia wins, NATO is done. About time, NATO started dying when Putin asked to join the EU.

      Which is what should of happened! Gee, I wonder who could have put the kabosh on that? Who has billions in corrupted interest in Ukraine? Hmmm.

      Could it be that the interests of the Biden Mob are now the interests of the United States?

      Any movement by the Russians and Europe toward consolidation would be fought by the American Deep State.

      Bottom line, no matter who “wins” in the Ukraine, the US loses. Europe loses. China wins!

      Or does another group in the theater wings wins?

      As the US seems to favor the incursion of the WEF, is that why we are providing only lukewarm support for the Ukes? Is the Biden Mob betting on Ukraine not winning or losing, but weakening Europe, Russia and the US, allowing the WEF to simply walk in.

      Gee, I wonder if a Balkanization of part of the US that provides a conservative bloc to fight the WEF might get in the way of their master plan? Could that have something to do with the disarming attempts by the Dems?

      Also, I wonder how many Dems really understand what their leaders might be up to?

      • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 12:14 pm #

        Remember the big picture: The point is to give Western Oligarch access to Russian resources. All other considerations, including America, are secondary if indeed they rate at all.

        • 100th Avatar June 3, 2022 at 1:04 pm #

          How they miss drunk Boris. Buy him off and grab your recently privatized sector: oil, mineral, natgas! Such a large landmass ripe for extraction. Putin had enough of the exploitive scavenger species picking apart his “nation’s” -and it is a nation-wealth

        • Ron Anselmo June 3, 2022 at 4:50 pm #

          Watch out Janos, you’re right over the target. Big picture – all wars are resource wars – always have been, always will be.

          • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:14 pm #

            Well there are religious wars. But most who fight in them are more interested in resources. Some great men (in a way) have tremendous enthusiasm for all of it. For the Conquistadores and the great Jihadis, God, Gold, and Glory are all one thing.

            But they are actually three separate things. And lesser men are focused on only one, usually the gold.

        • Hereward the Woke June 3, 2022 at 5:23 pm #

          The chances of Western oligarchs getting their hands on Putin’s assets were slim before all this. They are now non-existent – apart from a few bits of uranium on the end of a nuclear missile.

        • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 10:23 pm #

          I think you may be missing the bigger picture: the planned implosion of the US/western economy.

          The oligarchs have transcended “western”. When you lose your house, they will still have theirs – and yours.

      • Paula D June 3, 2022 at 9:25 pm #

        Jarek is right. This is about Russia’s resources.
        Therefore it doesn’t matter what happens in Ukraine, the attack on Russia will continue.
        The plan is to do what they did in the 90s, loot and steal and watch as millions of Russians die (or as the media spins it, ”Their life expectancy dropped dramatically in only one year”).
        They made a comedy about those tragic years “Spinning Boris”.
        Can you imagine if you were Russian and survived that decade and then saw the Americans laughing about it?
        The Empire will never stop trying to steal again and Russia will not let that happen again.
        So kiss your ass good-bye.

      • elysianfield June 4, 2022 at 10:55 am #

        “Because we are backing a dying, if not dead horse. There is no way Ukraine cane beat Russia”

        John,
        Our largess has nothing, and I mean nothing, to do with the Ukes nor their “freedoms”.

        We are simply poking the bear.

    • thirdcoastlegend June 3, 2022 at 1:02 pm #

      Other than the residents, would any one really care if Kiev got nuked in response?

      • 100th Avatar June 3, 2022 at 1:29 pm #

        The chicken.

        Chicken Kiev is baked or fried, never nuked.

        • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 4:32 pm #

          Yum, I’ve got some of those in my freezer right now. Might just have to think about firing up the old oven for tonight’s dinner.

      • Paula D June 3, 2022 at 9:26 pm #

        Would anyone really care if Wash DC got nuked?

        • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 6:51 pm #

          I’m guessing there would be weeks- or months-long celebrations, actually.

  14. Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 10:52 am #

    Speaking of the legal system and justice, a rare event has happened. The millions (yes millions) of people who were supporters of Johnny Depp and/or supporters of justice and having your day in court, had cause for celebration this week.

    Mr. Depp was victorious in his defamation trial against Amber heard. Even now, the MSM is trying to misrepresent the results, because they lost big.

    Yes, the mainstream media, Disney, Hollywood (!) and the ACLU were all behind Ms. Heard, for reasons unknown.

    This case would never have happened without some major players’ participation.

    Oh, I almost forgot- the MSM was backing Amber, but it was the Washington Post in particular that set all this in motion.

    For some reason people seem to think their opinion of Johnny Depp is relevant to whether justice was served.

    That’s the same thinking behind the people who ignore the perversions of our system when it’s used against President Trump. Some feel he had it coming because of his character or views.

    • JTinMD June 3, 2022 at 11:09 am #

      So true. They “stoop to conquer,” but nobody notices these days. Everybody’s doing it. It’s just background noise, throwaway lines, and silly bits of diversion.

      • Hereward the Woke June 3, 2022 at 5:24 pm #

        Or in Heard’s case, “poop to conquer”. A whole new social movement has been born: #MePoop

    • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 8:03 pm #

      It was a stupid shitshow.

      I can’t believe people watch that crap, seriously.

      • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:16 pm #

        Yeah because men’s rights are just shit, right?

        • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:33 pm #

          Do you ever stop whining about the poor men?

      • Hereward the Woke June 4, 2022 at 12:35 pm #

        Yes and no, Mary. It was also an important reminder to extreme feminists about due process. To accuse a man of rape or physical abuse, you need that pesky old thing called evidence.

        • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:32 pm #

          Yeah women are so powerful, they hold all the cards, so they have to be taught a lesson.

          LMFAO. Where’s the ‘lesson’ for the men?

    • Paula D June 3, 2022 at 9:27 pm #

      Note that there is far more talk about that trial than the Sussman one.
      Priorities!

      • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:31 pm #

        We need our shiny things!!!

  15. Jimbobla June 3, 2022 at 10:56 am #

    At this rate it will take multiple lifetimes to get charges against the Queen of Hell. Which is the point of this exercise. As for the jury verdict, I say good for them. Lying to the FBI. Screw the FBI. They lie non-stop. Should not be a crime. Nullification by jury is the answer. Sure the guy is a dirt ball. So what. If all you can get him on is interfering with an investigation that means that you suck at your job. This has all just been kicking the can down the road. Way down the road. This is all for amusement purposes only.

    • elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 11:52 am #

      “Nullification by jury is the answer.”

      Jimbo,
      I have long been a fan of the concept.

    • Paula D June 3, 2022 at 9:31 pm #

      I got called for jury duty and was amazed at the propaganda they put out telling us that jury nullification was not a thing.
      They didn’t use that phrase of course, and it’s possible that I was the only one who understood the point of their propaganda, but it was in a film they showed, a pamphlet they handed out and then the judge gave a little speech.
      You must go by the law as it is stated by the judge!
      There Is No Alternative.

    • Uncle Bob June 3, 2022 at 11:36 pm #

      Good thing that the Almighty is outside of time, then. That won’t be pretty to watch. “You say you believe in me, and yet you’ve done these things (giant scroll of bad acts)? You’ve got some ‘s plain in’ to do!”. And it’s not as if there’s a way to appeal the ruling, either. Not pleasant at all.

  16. snagglepuss June 3, 2022 at 10:59 am #

    Here is how it will play out. They won’t be taken down by any force or justice seeker within the United States of America. Nope. Not Durham nor anyone else. Morality and decency were strangled with a garrote wire some time ago. But there is one person out there. His name is Putin. And despite some who seem to think what is playing out in Ukraine is the ‘Star Trek Federation versus the Klingons’ or other fantasies of their imagination it just isn’t so. He is following the north star. And as was said by by Fidel ” Condemn me, history will resolve me’. That will begin with the War Crimes Tribunals where a lot of truth is going to come out. The usual stuff. Motive, means, opportunity and who benefited. But there will be some other very ugly stuff as well. Putin is patient. The evidence won’t be laid out to the corrupt media. A bigger stage will be necessary. History is being written.

    • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 12:17 pm #

      Yes, Bishop Williamson, who should be Pope, supports him. As does Archbishop Vigano.

    • Uncle Bob June 3, 2022 at 11:38 pm #

      Putin better get moving, if you believe the stories he has mere months left to live due to cancer.

  17. Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 11:05 am #

    Speaking of the scamdemic, someone with a lot of legal knowledge explained to me that there were way more ramifications to the *Biden administration’s lates attempt to force masks on the public, than are mentioned in this article.

    Justice Department Appeals to Get Masks Back on Airlines, Buses, and Trains

    https://brownstone.org/articles/justice-department-appeals-to-get-masks-back-on-airlines-buses-and-trains/

    As soon as the CDC gets even more power over Americans, they will use it to obliterate the Second Amendment, because for some reason gunshot deaths are now a disease.

    • thirdcoastlegend June 3, 2022 at 1:07 pm #

      They’ve realized, “public health,” is the perfect political cudgel for ending freedom in the US and replacing it with tyranny.

    • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 10:36 pm #

      Yes, the US is in the grip of an epidemic of gun violence by white nationalists. Hopefully the pandemic treaty will give the WHO the necessary power to finally bring some peace, love, and common sense to the US by taking away our racist guns – using vibrant, diverse Nigerian peacekeepers. And maybe the DoD could help our oppressed black community by airdropping those confiscated weapons into our innercity utopias, a la Hero du Jour Zelenskyy.

  18. dplainview June 3, 2022 at 11:08 am #

    Q: How many carnival sideshows will be necessary before amnesia and/or statute of limitations overtake B.L.M. (Biden Laptop Matters)?

  19. JTinMD June 3, 2022 at 11:16 am #

    I asked here once before: What are the odds that the 2022 elections actually take place?

    • elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 11:57 am #

      “What are the odds that the 2022 elections actually take place?”

      JTin,

      I would suggest the odds at 100%.

      That it might produce results contrary to the actual vote…also 100%

      That we’re screwed….(Well, you can fill in the percentage here)….

      • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 12:10 pm #

        If you attend a Gay Pride Festival, your odds of getting screwed could also stand at 100%.

        • elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 1:02 pm #

          Cowbell,
          Inshallah!

          • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 10:41 pm #

            In my time among the Arabs, I learned two things (maybe more, but only two relevant in this discussion):

            1) Allah does not will homosexuality. (Inshallah = God willing)

            2) Man sex isn’t gay.
            (It takes a real man to fuck another man)

            Ok, three things:

            3) Leave Arabia to the Arabs.

          • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:20 pm #

            Yes, prison ethics. The active partner isn’t gay. Mohammad had a lot of problems, but he wouldn’t have gone along with this. It’s become a gutter religion.

      • Paula D June 3, 2022 at 9:34 pm #

        I agree, elysian.
        They aren’t ready to give up the divide-and-conquer shitshow that keeps Americans so entertained every couple of years.

    • Hereward the Woke June 3, 2022 at 5:26 pm #

      Dunno, but it must be around the same odds of Zelenski having a dinner date with Mrs Putin.

  20. JC Penny June 3, 2022 at 11:19 am #

    In casual conversation yesterday, someone asked what the trial was about. I explained that they were investigating why the POTUS was impeached due to planted and fake information. Blank stare… “They didn’t impeach him did they?”

    ______________…’tis folly to be wise.

    jcp

    • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 11:30 am #

      For some reason people still believe impeachment equals removal from office.

  21. So many liars June 3, 2022 at 11:22 am #

    Much as I hate to say it, it doesn’t matter if HRC is ever convicted in a court of law. She has been muddied, and no one believes in her innocence. She’s old and nobody likes her anyway. It would be gratifying to make her squirm, but it wouldn’t fix our country. She’s not worth the time and effort.

    There are several others that deserve to squirm, notably Obama, Comey, Whoopi, Schiff, Maddow, Mayorkas, and Zuckerberg to name a few. Many of these are out of our reach due to the corruption of the justice system. They’re also out of reach via the ballot box if they’re not subject to election.

    But even if we can’t touch them individually, we absolutely can and must make a thunderous noise this November. When we regain political power, we must take control and never yield an inch.

    • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 11:35 am #

      If she goes down in court, there is less reason for her not to release the dirt she has on the rest of them.

      I think they are just hoping she dies soon. I think Bill hopes so too.

      I read where Sheryl Sandberg is considering a run for public office. Working at Facebook/Meta means she’s tainted, in my opinion.

    • Hereward the Woke June 3, 2022 at 5:28 pm #

      True. She is finished. Sussman walked (okay, waddled) but a lot dirt on HRC came out of Mook’s piehole. It’s now officially on record that she owns the Russiagate sedition.

      • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 10:55 pm #

        No one listened. No one heard. No one will remember. All anyone (statistically speaking…) will remember is “not guilty”. And of course it is Hillary that was “proven innocent”. It is the tune that is already playing.

        The Hildebeast is not finished. The Bitch is just warming up in the bullpen with her yoga stretches (it’s what most of her email was about if you remember). It continues to slouch surreptitiously toward Babylon to give birth to Abomination.

        • messianicdruid June 5, 2022 at 9:21 am #

          Like Jezebel, she will be eaten by [ dogs ] her pets.

          • Blackbird June 5, 2022 at 7:46 pm #

            I’m sure Marina Abramovic has just the right recipe.

        • Harry Bolsogna June 7, 2022 at 2:18 am #

          Durham got Sussman to admit that Hillary was responsible for funding the entire Russia, Russia, Russia hoax. So Sussman walks, but Durham has on record where the source of the funding and related chicanery came from.

  22. docmartin June 3, 2022 at 11:25 am #

    I look at DC as a big country club. You are either a member or you’re not. The non member Trump made his fatal mistake by not firing all of those he could and hiring DC club members for high positions in his administration. They are terrified yet again if Trump runs and will do anything to make sure he will not win. I would much prefer someone like DeSantis because he doesn’t polarize like Trump and does not have the narcissistic ego of The Donald.

    • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 12:21 pm #

      So fire club members and then hire club members? Did you leave out a non there?

      • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 2:03 pm #

        Maybe a semi-colon and a “by”?

        • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 3:06 pm #

          Have you made the appointment yet?

  23. Nigel Tufnel June 3, 2022 at 11:47 am #

    I’ve tried to live a life based on my own personal ethics. I am a ‘designer’…. Craft shows in the early days when cash was king. Back then it was either cash or check, and my fellow craftsmen taught me the finer points of money laundering 101. It wasn’t always easy, but I felt I was doing my part in defunding the War Machine. The move toward credit cards (and now digital currency) ended all this. The big guy wants his cut, or else … I also realized that privacy was a thing of the past when I couldn’t even rent a motel room without a credit card.

    The Dark Side? There was a time when I stood at the Crossroads – a suiter offering a life of ease and the house of my dreams. He was brilliant but flawed, worked for the same outfit Snowden walked away from, but this was long before that. He had impeccable taste in cars, art, architecture, and women, but a deep disdain for all things ‘common’, including most people.

    I am solution oriented, always searching. If we all stopped paying taxes, that would be a good start. But enough people would have to do it, and all at once, more people than the jails can hold.

    The Truckers Convoy also gave me hope, but they needed overwhelming support from the people, and the people were too busy dealing with trying to survive a crashing economy, or too fearful of retribution.

    Now I’ve lost hope that we will ever rise up in the classical sense.
    My best hope is for a meteor, an emp strike, or a massive solar flare to restore sanity and bring us back to world made by hand. I also believe in God and the power of prayer…

    I’d like to thank all of you here for being my fellow travelers on this journey. I never even imagined how strange it would become. And thank you Mr K for your brilliant essays … and this platform for us to respond.
    .

    • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 11:57 am #

      Kind of like the notion of a “senior skip day” from high school. We need a concerted effort by EVERYONE that federal income taxes will not be filed or paid for the coming year. This will require getting the word out and ensuring that most everyone complies. The fact that victory is assured, how could anyone not want to?

      Basically we need to hone the message that 2023 will be declared a Federal Tax Holiday, no reporting or payments required. Have a nice day and enjoy the fruits of your labor.

      • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 10:59 pm #

        By 2023, we will be so busy freezing, starving, and running from vaccine mosquitoes we won’t even remember what it was that we weren’t going to do.

    • So many liars June 3, 2022 at 12:03 pm #

      “Now I’ve lost hope that we will ever rise up in the classical sense.
      My best hope is for a meteor, an emp strike, or a massive solar flare to restore sanity and bring us back to world made by hand. I also believe in God and the power of prayer… ”

      There’s hope!

      And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh. – Luke 21:28

    • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 12:05 pm #

      Well said.

      Something about these brilliant essays disturbs me, but not the essays themselves.

      Mr. Kunstler already had a sold reputation as a writer. He was recognized as being intelligent and also not someone with a fringe agenda.

      Then he writes these pieces chock full of irrefutable facts, and other people in the media with IQs above double digits must be aware of them, and they still go ahead with their foolishness.

      You don’t have to like Donald Trump, but if you are somebody who purports to be in journalism, you have to understand that what was done to him was wrong?

      Why aren’t more of them yelling about it?

      It can’t have been made any plainer to them.

      • messianicdruid June 5, 2022 at 9:32 am #

        If you are not all-in you are all-out.

  24. Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 11:56 am #

    They have all known for fact, right from the start, that the dust masks for covid were theater, a humiliation ritual, but even now, umpteen more studies proving it later, they still cling to their lies, and thereby their power:

    “Now I challenge the CDC directly and its Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky to do the right thing by publishing new research by Chandra and Høeg (LANCET) that debunks their (CDC’s) recent mask study that is being used as a key study driving mask policy today. They have a unique moment to show some leadership and to understand much better research methods than the pseudoscience the CDC puts out on a routine basis.”

    https://brownstone.org/articles/cdc-refuses-to-post-the-fix-to-its-mask-study/

  25. Billingsgate June 3, 2022 at 12:09 pm #

    And what rough beast, its hour come round at last…” You know the rest.

  26. Redneck Liberal June 3, 2022 at 12:30 pm #

    “We The Not Insane”…self-diagnosis is not recommended.

    • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 12:49 pm #

      Redneck

      Are you the proverbial frog in the boiling water with your hide bound Leftist slant.

      Can you really believe that policies that are destroying the economy are good?

      Or are you an abject supporter of the globalist movements that Biden is greasing the skids for?

      Do you really believe that a group of con artists in DC and globally have American freedom in their hearts,

      If you do, you are a fool.

      • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:41 pm #

        He enjoys his $10 a gallon gas and his $40 chicken dinner from El Pollo Loco.

        Because, he can AFFORD it!

    • Night Owl June 3, 2022 at 4:44 pm #

      You are free to leave, short bus.

      Surely an orgy with likeminded medical test subjects is available somewhere in New Zealand.

      • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 9:41 pm #

        LOL!

      • Redneck Liberal June 4, 2022 at 11:07 pm #

        “short bus” is quite ironic, coming from you, Narc Troll…

        Who claims Ardern is a transvestite?
        Who claimed that Trump would be re-instated? Who sat in anxious anticipation of the Release of the Kraken?
        I could go on, but everyone here already knows that you’re a bully (and therefore a coward at heart) with a super-sized ego.

        • benr June 5, 2022 at 9:26 am #

          Says the Progressive supporter.
          Some introspection might be in order.

        • Night Owl June 5, 2022 at 10:39 am #

          You can twist things all you like, short bus.

          I have lost track of the amount of times I and others have metaphorically laid you out on the mat like the mental midget you are.

          • Redneck Liberal June 7, 2022 at 3:46 am #

            There’s so few things can keep track of, bully-troll. You should be embarrassed by the number of things you’ve got wrong, but what the .fuck. As if you care…

  27. Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 12:35 pm #

    Someone directed my attention to this very good essay, which I might have overlooked due to the martial arts theme.

    why public health “experts” never want to fight “the amateurs”

    https://boriquagato.substack.com/p/why-public-health-experts-never-want?s=r&fbclid=IwAR0C8qk5WkFku4CHBOqV734PcIDoFt4h3Yu7HOYC-N0pEI2CwGMSHoDyTeE

    It goes back to one of my favorite themes, question authority. That was probably the most worthwhile of the bumper sticker slogans of the late sixties.

    People sometimes took it to mean “defy the authorities”, but being able to question who has legitimate authority over an American, is possibly the single most important part of what made America great.

    Then there is the other interpretation, who is an authority?

    That’s the question at the heart of the article I linked to.

    For some reason, nobody questioned the credentialed Dr. Fauci when he started contradicting himself and telling obvious falsehoods.

    Why didn’t more people question his expertise.

    In America, the authority part was easy. We had a Bil of Rights that spelled it out for us.

    Unfortunately, someone at one time invented an emergency exception , it was never challenged, at it has been exploited for decades, to bring us to where we are today, where the government can order people to put a rag over their nose because there is a cold going around, and the CDC can steal your property out from under you.

    I once posted an article here, which I can no longer locate, which called President Trump Janus-like. They said he would start out with his own good ideas, based on his gut instincts, but then he would talk to some “expert” or other, and change his mind.

    Rush Limbaugh talked about having the wrong ideas of expertise himself, to explain his failed foray into television. He said that since his own expertise lay in radio, he listened to the television people. It wasn’t until after he failed that he realized that he was the expert in Rush Limbaugh, and not the television guys.

    That is the same thing that plagued the Trump administration. When he was being Trump, he was successful, but when he trusted the “experts”, he failed.

    Question authority.

    • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

      That is the same thing that plagued the Trump Administration. When he was being Trump, he was successful, but when he trusted the “experts”, he failed.

      Well said!!!

      Add on however that how much choice did he have. The globalists in DC overwhelm the Na

      • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

        Nationalists by a huge amount. When it came time to choose leaders, the only thing available were the globalist, Deep State bums.

        BTW, the worst call themselves GOP.

    • zenfugue June 3, 2022 at 8:25 pm #

      Ah, the wisdom of the sixties! If it weren’t for the epidemic drug misuse, it could’ve been an era of real change for the better… still, good to practice the gospel. ‘Question authority’ indeed!

  28. cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 12:38 pm #

    I’ve noticed that all links that seem to be coming through today start with https:// following by the website, no www. included. Could this be the only way to get a link inserted and approved? Does this ensure that the link is of a secure source and not derived from some server farm in the Manchu Province?

    Further testing on this theory is needed.

  29. Jarek June 3, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

    Barnhardt

    : What do the sodomites want? What is their endgame? They already have their “faux-marriage”, they are clearly a de facto protected “victim class”. They carry on openly with not only no pushback or protest, but are actively praised for their depravity. What is their endgame?

    A: They want nothing less than the entire world to declare that GOD IS WRONG, AND THEY ARE RIGHT. And if God is “wrong” then God is not God, and the sodomites are actually superior to God, and have been victims of an inferior being all this time.

    I would point out a fascinating bit of exegesis regarding the events of Genesis Chapter 19 – Sodom and Gomorrah.

    When the two angels had entered into Lot’s house, and “the men of the city beset the house both young and old, all the people together” (verse 4), the point of the gathering wasn’t primarily gang rape. Think about it. Sodom was a city of non-trivial size. That mob didn’t show up with the expectation of every man in the city being able to rape the two men lodging in Lot’s house. They were probably hoping for the two lodgers to be brought out, and perhaps instigating an orgy among them.

    To see what their primary motive was, look at verse 9:

    But they said: Get thee back thither. And again: Thou camest in, said they, as a stranger, was it to be a judge? therefore we will afflict thee more than them.
    The mob of Sodom arrived at Lot’s house in order to demand that both Lot and his two guests RATIFY THE SODOMITES’ SEXUAL PERVERSION. They were there to demand ideological conformity, preferably by PARTICIPATION in perverse genital acts. Remember the 4-step progression of what evil demands: Toleration, Acceptance, Ratification, Participation.

    Look at the words they use… WAS IT TO BE A JUDGE?

    Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.

    Jarek: The Church is very close now to giving an official apology to Homosexuals, and from there obviously ratifying gay marriage. And from there, the deluge: woman “priests”, openly gay clerics, married clergy, gay married clergy, etc.

    Never forget: They demand tolerance (first step and then demand more) but have none. Either they triumph or we do. It’s just that simple.

    • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 12:58 pm #

      Jarek

      God is in charge. If He becomes offended enough, He will deal with them.

      I will tell you one thing, I would not want God as an enemy.

      AIDS and now Monkeypox, two diseases aimed at one group.

      • 100th Avatar June 3, 2022 at 1:06 pm #

        Simians?

        • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 8:00 pm #

          Homo Sapiens variety

        • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:02 pm #

          The gullible.

      • messianicdruid June 5, 2022 at 9:56 am #

        “If He becomes offended enough, He will deal with them.”

        “When you approach a city to fight against it, you shall offer it terms of peace.”

        A period of Grace is required by law before Judgement.

    • amb June 3, 2022 at 1:10 pm #

      Anything other than heterosexuality is a PERVERSION. These people are seriously warped, perverted, inverted, and mentally ill. Figuratively, sexual perversion is a virus or disease, that if allowed to flourish, will destroy a culture from the inside out (as cancer does). Rampant perversion is an indicator and symptom of a dying culture.

  30. amb June 3, 2022 at 1:06 pm #

    The United States of FUBARica.
    It was an honorable attempt; a good and worthy experiment.
    As with every other empire in humanity’s history… it failed.
    Wash, rinse, repeat.
    We’ll just keep on keeping on, until we finally annihilate ourselves.
    The plight of the human species.
    An American philosopher once averred that, “If you were searching for Hell, and found Planet Earth, it surely would serve.”

    • 100th Avatar June 3, 2022 at 1:14 pm #

      We’ll make great pets.
      Once the AI overlord becomes the only “adult” in the world.
      Humans just don’t have what it takes (benevolent rational thinking) to manage themselves let alone a planet.

    • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 1:34 pm #

      It only failed in the sense that it failed to hold against the attempts to bring it down.

      The onslaughts have been just too relentless.

    • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

      Maybe some projects can fork the human species.

  31. Jarek June 3, 2022 at 1:22 pm #

    Life Site News

    The Rainbow flag — the omnipresent symbol of PRIDE waved throughout June by nearly every major corporation, professional sports league, and just about everyone else conducting business in the U.S. — has become a source of controversy and division within LGBT circles as it is endlessly crammed and overwritten with more colors and hues, stripes and shapes, to the point of becoming unrecognizable and losing its original meaning.??

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2015 Obergefell decision preventing states from adhering to the immutable definition of marriage as between one man and woman threw open the door to transgenderism — blew the door off its hinges, actually — unleashing a catastrophic sexual identity plague upon American children and adolescents while also, perhaps surprisingly, causing upheavals within the previously politically cohesive LGBT community.

    Sexual identitarians, critical race theorists, and other progressive forces are, according to conservative-and-libertarian-minded gays (GayCons), hijacking the rainbow flag in order to attain greater visibility by linking their peculiar range of psychological idiosyncrasies to the homosexual world.?

    An increasing number of gays resent the relentless barrage of defaced and disfigured versions of the rainbow flag.???

    Some iterations add pale stripes in a diagonal pattern to stake out real estate for transgenders on the rainbow flag, while brown and black stripes represent dark skinned minorities attempting to do the same.?In some instances, a circle is added to claim territory for intersex persons.??

    Recently, the blue and yellow of the Ukrainian flag has been added — a political cause that has nothing to do with homosexuality — a clear sign that the rainbow flag is ostensibly nothing more than a blank slate for advertising the latest faddish demands of progressive social justice warriors.??

    Karma: Reaping the whirlwind
    The infinitely evolving rainbow flag phenomenon is an interesting example of karma, of reaping what one sows. After existing unmolested for more than four decades, the post-Obergefell rainbow flag is treated today as a bulletin board over which sexual revolutionary forces pin their cause du jour, eclipsing its intended meaning.

    When the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision was issued, it served to eclipse the meaning of marriage, riding roughshod over its inherent conjugal, complementary nature.

    Marriage became devoid of meaning, reduced to a plastic term applicable to any combination of persons.

    Fast forward a few years to today. A consequence of the same-sex marriage ruling unforeseen by the gays lobbying for it is that it rolled out the red carpet for the many rainbow flag mutations popping up today, just as it had mutated the immutable definition of marriage in 2015.

    A recent Tweet by one young gentleman, using the handle “Gay Toad,” triggered a cascade of over 600 supportive comments illustrating the displeasure — if not outright resentment — of many intellectually honest GayCons toward the trans banner usurpers.

    “Love how the rainbow is slowly disappearing lmao,” he began.

    “Great metaphor of how the original gay liberation movement has been hijacked by f*cking lunatics.”

    Anglin: Countdown to Republicans siding with “normal gays” against tranny culture thieves…

    5…
    4…
    3…

    Jarek: Just as Ukraine is an arrow pointed at the heart of Russia, the transgender colors are an arrow aimed at the heart of the rainbow or gay movement. They are now considered suspect, probably cis racists even though gay. Boring. Uncool.

    Classic Liberals are incapable of conspiracy theory since they only see individuals; only trees not forests. So they miss almost everything – firstly the forces that shape their beloved “individuals”.

    Democrats aren’t classic Liberals and are masters of Conspiracy, both seeing it and doing it. Of course they use the meme of “conspiracy theory” to protect themselves against any questions from the hoi polloi.

  32. elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 1:33 pm #

    Congressman Mondaire Jones (D-NY) warned law-abiding gun owners that Democrats will do everything in their power to ensure AR-15s and similar types of firearms are confiscated during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday.

    The hearing was to consider H.R. 7910, the “Protecting Our Kids Act,” which would raise the legal age to purchase “certain semiautomatic centerfire rifles or semiautomatic centerfire shotguns” from 18 to 21 with “exceptions.” The bill will also “modernize the prohibition on untraceable firearms [and] encourage the safe storage of firearms.”

    Jones said Congress will pass gun control legislation and nothing, not the fillibuster in the Senate or the Supreme Court, will stop them.

    “Enough is enough. Enough of you telling us that school shootings are effective life when every other country like ours has virtually ended. Enough of you blaming mental illness then defunding mental health care in this country. Enough of your thoughts and prayers. Enough. Enough. You will not stop us from advancing the ‘Protecting Our Kids’ Act today,” Jones said. “You will not stop us from passing it in the House next week and you will not stop us. If the filibuster obstructs us, we will abolish it. If the Supreme Court objects, we will expand it. We will not rest until we have taken weapons of war out of circulation in our communities.”

    A noble goal. ” If the filibuster obstructs us, we will abolish it. If the Supreme Court objects, we will expand it.” The filibuster…an archaic tool of the wreckers…The Supreme Court…a pesky, and somewhat uncontrollable entity.

    If successful in their efforts, who will comply? How many of the 100 Million gun owners who, many I expect, are observant of the outrages daily occurring, will feel safe in their disarmament?

    The short answer is…a lot…maybe 99%, leaving only one million citizens who will actively refuse. Why so few? Well, to be captured with a weapon will result in forfiture of all assets, and instant penury for yourself and your family. Who will not comply? Criminals (and those soon to be) will make up a percentage. Ex-military and police just know better. The wildcard, I believe will be people who have nothing, no equity, no bank accounts, everything owned on credit…those and the very old. The old are probably the most dangerous of the lot. Consider that they may have lived well and are vested emotionally in the now-assaulted culture. Consider that many are ill, and are way past “the end of the beginning”. Consider that they may have heirs that may not survive to receive whatever estate may exist,* and so might not care that their estate becomes victim conpensation.

    Consider that it is entirely normal for the aged to have bad attitudes….

    *My situation, though I would like to state publically that I would conform to all state and federal laws, now and in the future. Those legislators are a great bunch of guys and gals…I would like to meet each of them personally, to give my thanks for their service….

    • Jarek June 3, 2022 at 1:37 pm #

      Is there any reason not to create high powered, armored scooters for such individuals? To make them more effective in their speech?

    • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 1:38 pm #

      That school shooting was just too convenient, and there are still too many unanswered questions.

      • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:10 pm #

        To make an example of Texas – when Uvalde native (and one-time maybe gubernatorial candidate) Matthew McConaughey gets a gun-grabber elected this November.

        Another fair and impartial election, brought to you by Dominion.

        • messianicdruid June 5, 2022 at 10:11 am #

          The Nigerian shooting up a red state catholic hospital sure dropped out of the news cycle promptly.

    • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 1:43 pm #

      “Protecting Our Kids Act” —> that symbolizes POKA, is that a euphemism for something? Buncha perverts in the DC Swamplands!

      • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:12 pm #

        As in “likka in da front, poka in da rear”.

    • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 1:45 pm #

      which would raise the legal age to purchase “certain semiautomatic centerfire rifles or semiautomatic centerfire shotguns” from 18 to 21 with “exceptions”

      This is utterly toothless anyway. Why would anybody be upset in the least? This hardly qualifies as “gun control.”

      • Beryl of Oyl June 3, 2022 at 2:06 pm #

        The exception would be when they hand a weapon to a teenager and tell him who to go kill in some other country.

        • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 4:49 pm #

          Or in this country as soon as the proper conditions arise, which won’t be long now.

          I never ceased to be amused by all this gun control nonsense, as both sides are just hysterical. Taking away the rights of 18-20 year-olds to purchase assault weapons – with “exceptions” for crying out loud! – hardly qualifies as “extreme,” especially considering the fact the stupid-assed Dems will fuck this up on purpose, just so they can blame their “arch enemies,” the Rupubes again. And so it goes. The eternal political side show to distract us all from the fact that they’ve already got our asses in the noose by other means, and guns or no guns, we ain’t getting out of this mess alive.

          • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:13 pm #

            Making up senseless laws is always valid cause for concern.

      • JC Penny June 3, 2022 at 2:33 pm #

        …because they want to lower the voting age to 16 and raise the ownership [not use] of guns to 21.

        One of those involves nuclear weapons.

        jcp

        • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:18 pm #

          I’m sure they only want to lower the voting age as justification to lower the age of consent. “Children are maturing so much earlier these days!” If I remember correctly, it was as low as 7 in Delaware within the past 100 years. Delaware.

    • BackRowHeckler June 3, 2022 at 2:27 pm #

      E., the AR-15/M-16/M-4 is already 60 years old, soon to be replaced as the issue arm for the US Marines and Army. It is obsolete, one might say.

      I like the old M-1 .30 cal. carbines better anyway.

      • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 2:32 pm #

        Can you get any of these at those military surplus stores then? Or are they just going to ship them all direct to our friends in Afghan, Pakistan, and the Ukraine?

        • BackRowHeckler June 3, 2022 at 2:54 pm #

          350,000 M-4s with 100 million rounds of .223 ammo was left behind in Afghanistan. Hundreds of thousands of M-4s must be in Iraq too, a country relatively stable right now but who knows what the future holds.

          For the next 50 years those weapons will be turning up in the hands of terror cells and criminal gangs all across the world.

          • malthuss June 3, 2022 at 3:01 pm #

            whats going on with Syria and Turkey?

          • Amman June 3, 2022 at 3:41 pm #

            Spare yourself about things you have no clue about… such as the source of terrorism.

          • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 8:02 am #

            Hey there my little disco buddy…

            youtube.com/watch?v=2XEmFuEbpzM

      • elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 6:00 pm #

        BRH,
        Yes, and they were interesting on several levels. Divested of all, I wish I had kept at least one, just for the sake of novelty.

        I would mention, that, even if I had kept the MP40, or the Carl gustaf, or even the Thompson, if I hear things go bump in the night, my first choice would have been, then and now, a Remington 870…no question.

      • elysianfield June 3, 2022 at 6:01 pm #

        BRH,
        Regarding the carbine, I feel the same.

      • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:25 pm #

        To be replaced with the MF-36 all-purpose strike weapon. A steal at only $150K apiece.

        Now sometimes they don’t fire. Sometimes they fire backwards – oops! Sometimes they just fucking blow up.

        But don’t worry about that, the US military is not about shooting and blowing shit up anymore (except maybe yourself) – such vulgar masculinity. It’s about the Feelz now. And when you feel the hot steel of the MF-36 in your soft and childlike hands, you will know the power of putting others in their place.

    • BackRowHeckler June 3, 2022 at 2:59 pm #

      E. you owned 27 machine guns for God sakes.

    • tucsonspur June 3, 2022 at 5:24 pm #

      Again, it’s the belligerent attack mode that the Dems do so well. You will eventually cower; we will tame you is the thought. Black attack. Wha, wha you mean, Chicago?

      They’ll only be satisfied when they do finally take it from your ‘cold, dead hands.’

      • tucsonspur June 3, 2022 at 5:25 pm #

        Meant for E above.

    • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:07 pm #

      Yup.

      Try to disarm me – please.

  33. Cyn56 June 3, 2022 at 3:04 pm #

    Love to donate to your Patreon page Jim, but only seems to accept Paypal as payment and I’ve dumped them. Other options?

    • cowbell81 June 3, 2022 at 3:34 pm #

      Would be nice if we could just send cash. Does anybody still even use Western Union for money transfers?

      • BackRowHeckler June 3, 2022 at 4:43 pm #

        I’ve used Western Union, Cowbell, but it’s pretty expensive. When one of the nephews or nieces have been stranded in far flung parts of the country and needed cash fast I started using Walmart.

        • Anthea June 3, 2022 at 6:12 pm #

          Facebook messenger is probably the easiest way to send money. It’s free and almost instantaneous.

          • BackRowHeckler June 3, 2022 at 6:41 pm #

            Thanks Anthea, I’ll remember that the next time I get a call to “Send Money Fast.”

    • Bilejones June 3, 2022 at 4:27 pm #

      Patreon is as woke as Paypal.

      We need alternate payment systems.

      When I am emperor one of my first acts will be to declare all national banks public utilities.

      • thirdcoastlegend June 4, 2022 at 10:47 am #

        Torba has Gab Pay up and running.

        Brighteon could be another potential alternative.

    • anmariwakaranai June 3, 2022 at 5:28 pm #

      Send cash in a card to jims home address.

      • anmariwakaranai June 3, 2022 at 5:29 pm #

        By courier preferably

    • Hardrock June 3, 2022 at 6:12 pm #

      I sent a check to his physical address and actually got a thank you note.

      • Paul June 4, 2022 at 9:24 am #

        Little things mean a lot. However, cash don’t bounce. Yet.

    • Nigel Tufnel June 3, 2022 at 6:44 pm #

      Same here. I’ve been boycotting Paypal ever since they cut Wikileaks and Julian Assange off from their funding platform. Fuck Paypal.

  34. malthuss June 3, 2022 at 3:12 pm #

    SYRIA

    TURKEY

    SRI LANKA

    UKRAINE

    in the words of supertramp, crisis what crisis?

    • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 4:38 pm #

      Never let one go to waste.

    • BackRowHeckler June 3, 2022 at 5:26 pm #

      Strangely enough, Russia has stepped up to help Sri Lanka.

      Another country in dire straits is Lebanon. It’s not being widely reported but Israel and Iran have cooperated somewhat to lend Lebanon a hand. Without the assistance of Israel and Iran there would be actual famine and Lebanon.

      • thirdcoastlegend June 4, 2022 at 10:49 am #

        Russia is stepping up in Sri Lanka to try and win hearts and minds.

        Same goes for Putin’s meeting with the African Union leadership in Sochi, trying to find ways to avert potential mass famine in Africa.

    • tucsonspur June 3, 2022 at 5:31 pm #

      Malth, have you seen P Valley yet? Thoughts?

  35. Roundball Shaman June 3, 2022 at 3:33 pm #

    “…Michael Sussmann, Esq., was released like an undersized crawdad back into the fetid waters of the DC swamp by a jury of his peers — meaning fellow DNC contributors — despite compelling evidence of his guilt.”

    There is an invisible but nonetheless very sharp line of demarcation that exists in the modern evolved and oh-so-legally-proper caste system of American Life.

    Above this Line are those that are ‘Above The Law’. That means, They can do any damn thing They want as many damn times as They want and NOT ONE OF THEM will ever be held accountable for anything.

    And then, below that Line are We The People. You know, the ones who DON’T count. The ones that are guilty of everything before we even leave the house in the morning. The ones who are presumed guilty and never innocent.

    People who are waiting for ‘Justice’ to one day kick-in are like those poor souls who wait on a lonely street corner in the dead of night for a bus that will never come. The Bus of Justice was decommissioned and mothballed years ago but yet some people still don’t understand that. So, they gather their tote bags and head to the corner and look down the street as far as they can to try to see a bus that they don’t understand is never coming.

    “And now we’re forced to stand by and witness the deliberate demolition of America’s economy by an obviously incompetent and suspiciously installed regime behind the figurehead known as ‘President Joe Biden’. This is sure to end worse than not well.”

    The reign of Resident Joe is proof positive that the Office of the President is now totally unnecessary and has outlived its purported usefulness.

    We don’t need the Empty-Suit-Figure-Head-Quasi-Grandfather-Figure any more that has served to pacify Americans for generations. Just let the Dark Siders directly rule us through the capable dark and filthy hands of the MIC money-suckers and other official State grifters and we’ll be fine.

    America hasn’t had an ‘economy’ since corporate leaders began to conduct America’s Going-Out-Of-Business sale beginning in the 1960s with the offshoring theft of American jobs and with that a thriving Middle Class. Paper-pushers and nail salons that remained do not make an ‘economy’.

    And so, we’ve all been to Garage Sales. Once all the good stuff is gone and the stuff that’s near junk status has been either given away or thrown on the trash pile, all that’s left is to sweep up and mourn the big empty space that once housed the stuff of Life.

    And so… as we are all being slowly bankrupted and starved to death and had the last of our freedoms stripped away, we wait for The-gods-Who-Dwell-Among-Us do take out their big globalist brooms and sweep us all into the sea.

    Yes, that big line of demarcation that exists in the modern evolved and oh-so-legally-proper caste system of American Life. Those who get swept away… and those who do the sweeping.

    Until They themselves get swept away one day. By a Bigger Broom. One that They never saw coming until it was too late for Them. Why? There’s always a bigger broom somewhere.

    And then… nothing is left upon the Earth but the sea… and a bunch of brooms floating on the top… And eerie silence.

  36. Amman June 3, 2022 at 3:43 pm #

    Crash, burn and pick up the remaining pieces seems to be the card that’s in in play. America has lost it’s voice, a national voice that once-upon-a-long-time-ago represented and correlated well with the majority of people and institutions. “Anything goes and nothing matters.” – that’s seems to be the cultural Voice now…

  37. tom clark June 3, 2022 at 4:08 pm #

    Kathleen Buhle…say her name…no mention of Hunter in today’s post.

    Mike Pence in 2024…rag on me, JAZ!

    • BackRowHeckler June 3, 2022 at 4:50 pm #

      Tom you keep mentioning Kathleen Buhle. Who is she?

      • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 7:57 pm #

        Hunter’s ex, just released a book.

      • malthuss June 3, 2022 at 8:52 pm #

        Starving Russian commander says Vladimir Putin has thrown troops to slaughter in Ukraine
        In a video shared on Telegram, a commander leading the Donetsk Republic’s 113th regiment fighting for Russia complains about being sent to Ukraine without proper guns, medicine or food

        Russian soldiers claim commanders are ‘shooting their own wounded soldiers’

        |

        A Russian commander was filmed complaining about being thrown to the slaughter fighting against Ukrainian forces with no food, equipment or medicine.

        The shocking video captures the Russian military commander of the Donetsk Republic’s 113th regiment reading off a notepad of some kind as he makes the speech.

        His revelations paint a grim picture about the state of some of Vladimir Putin’s troops fighting in the east of Ukraine.

        In the video, released by a pro-Russian telegram channel, he stands in front of his battle weary soldiers, who are armed.

        • SpeedyBB June 4, 2022 at 11:50 pm #

          Just WOW. Something is obviously going on within the military power structure for this to be allowed. Considering how long into this conflict the Russians are, and how much opportunity they have had to arrange proper logistics, this is a shocker.

          Over the years, however, there have been multiple reports about the brutality and shortcomings of military service, particularly among enlisted personnel.

          This would also support reports of misbehavior of Russian soldiers in recently-occupied territory – theft and intimidation.

        • Amman June 5, 2022 at 5:22 am #

          Enemy propaganda.

    • JohnAZ June 3, 2022 at 7:57 pm #

      I do not rag on anyone’s opinion.

      In this case, IMHO,

      Merely trying to point out that voting for any “conservative” proven Deep Stater is a vote for the status quo.

      The government should not be the center of power, the people should. Pence had his shot at roiling the swamp on 1/6. He refused.

  38. Night Owl June 3, 2022 at 4:50 pm #

    Harry and MeGain appear to be rather disliked in England.

    https://twitter.com/ezralevant/status/1532806242015526913?cxt=HHwWgoCyzf3Jz8UqAAAA

    Pro tip: sound on.

    • GreenAlba June 3, 2022 at 5:13 pm #

      Marry in haste; repent at leisure.

      As my old ma used to say. Not that I’ll be worrying my pretty little head about either of them.

    • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 8:12 pm #

      LOL.

      Ghoulish parasites deserve booing. Very satisfying!

    • spaingaroo June 4, 2022 at 7:27 pm #

      gone already

      • Night Owl June 5, 2022 at 10:40 am #

        That’s how things work in the New Normal.

        Evidence and truth is simply erased to fit the narrative.

  39. anmariwakaranai June 3, 2022 at 5:34 pm #

    The oil they talk about in here is known as thieves oil or oil of the good samaritan. Put a dab on each ear lobe b4 goig out to protect from the next pandemic which may well be the pox.

    “The Pandemics that emerge threatening the Globe, will be the Beginning of Sorrows and a beginning of the Great Tribulation, this next Pandemic that is at the Doors, symbolizes the beginning of EVERYTHING announced by Heaven, as part of the Tribulation to arrive shortly little by little to the Warning.

    Since when this happens, the World will be completely in a Chaos of all kinds, for this reason this Pandemic announces the Beginning of Sorrows. The great Elites are preparing a Terrible Vaccine that, more than anything else, will kill people’s Souls, so that the Holy Spirit can NO longer dwell in them.

    That is why I ask you NOT to submit to this Terrible Vaccine, which will end the Spirituality of the Soul, ask for the protection of Heaven, so that Heaven comes to your aid and NOT be Vaccinated.

    Heaven manifests itself in an extraordinary way in your lives, according to the Faith you have in your Creator, if this is a rickety Faith, the results will be poor, but if that Faith is great you will see Miracles and Prowesses, for this reason I ask you to Pray at all times.

    The Horseman of Famine Rides around the World ready to Unsheathe his Sword, so prepare your homes with Water, Food, Medicines and Personal Hygiene Items, but above all prepare your Souls FOR WHAT COMES.

    How can you prepare your Souls for a Good Death? Go soon to give a Good Confession, make a Good Confession of Life, also Pray and Fast, but most importantly, learn to live in the Divine Will.”

    From afterthewarning dotcom. Near the end it talks about martyrdom, should you choose to accept that mission. ….lol j.

  40. anmariwakaranai June 3, 2022 at 5:36 pm #

    Holy deluge up here, downpipe is now a waterfall, 3rd time in as many hours

    • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 11:33 pm #

      We’re in for it this weekend.

      And it rained the entire memorial day weekend, and was 48 degrees.

      Last year, it was 100 degrees by now, through August.

      I guess this is better.

      • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

        it’s been a cold, rainy spring here too–though this is nearly ideal for greens and other cool-season crops, as well as for setting out the seedlings of the warm-season crops like tomatoes and peppers, and planting okra, green beans, and squash. So everything is flourishing.

        We are all eating wilted lettuce as fast as we can, but there is still no hope that we’ll finish off the lettuce (Red Deer Tongue and Green Deer Tongue–my favorites) before it bolts. The collard leaves are HUGE. Neither of us has ever seen them grow so big. We’re planning to freeze a bunch of it before hot weather sets in and the white flies start to eat it up. (Or maybe I’ll order some floating row covers.) The spinach has already bolted, and the beets are getting fat and will be ready to harvest soon. Beet greens are my favorite cooked greens.

        I will soon have my new .22 rifle for shooting rabbits. They haven’t been too troublesome so far, but my daughter tells me they have nibbled the carrot tops and collards a little–and I have a hankering for a little target practice, once I figure out how to shoot that thing.

        • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:46 pm #

          Jeez just buy chicken wire!

  41. Hardrock June 3, 2022 at 6:03 pm #

    re; Links…..I thought it was because I was posting links to an “unapproved site” …. so

    borderlandjournal.com/june-2022/

  42. UN OUT OF USA June 3, 2022 at 6:19 pm #

    Remember the courageous guy who stood in front of the tank in Tiananmen Square in 1986? He caught the world’s attention. We need people like that. Nothing will change in the USA until we do something similar, en masse, in both Washington D.C. and in our state capitals throughout our land (the ones ignoring her citizens anyway). And I would venture to say we have to go armed as well and ready for bloody confrontation. Things will simply not change without bloodshed. I’m sorry but this shit has been going on far too long and there is no longer any other redress. The courts you say? LOL. You have got to be kidding! They are, for the most part, corrupted and do not provide justice to, as JHK coined us “We-the-Not-Insane”. Enough of the blogging and radio and TV talk show bitchery. No one is coming to save US. We have to save ourselves! And since the corrupt fascists in power who lie and cheat and steal and murder will not go lightly, WE must remove them. There, I said it. It is way past time for a bloody revolution. Can you imagine (as John Lennon intoned) how wonderful our world could be if all country’s leaders were honest and cared deeply about their citizens and the entire planet and used our tax dollars to build roads, bridges, dams, clean our air and water, etc. rather than wasting it on military hardware used to murder people in their own countries or in far away lands? If there is a provable other way to get these fascists to “cease and desist”, I am all ears. But I don’t believe there is. They must be removed, and in such a way, that they cannot come back. They must be made examples of. Their demise must be so horrific as to dissuade any others from even thinking about trying to lord over “We-the-Not-Insane” ever again. Simply put, it is US or them, and it’s way past time we all stood up for US. Talking about it isn’t getting ‘er done people. And Jim, I’ll understand, if in today’s climate, you can’t post this.

    • anmariwakaranai June 3, 2022 at 7:09 pm #

      After Tiananmen, shortly thereafter the government cracked down on students, closed colleges and universities, closed the borders, induced a famine, paraded the instructors and landlords around in duncecaps while their neighbours beat and spit on them and their property was confiscated.
      Like the kulaks up north, anybody who really knew anything about anything important to survive or thrive, be it animal husbandry, agriculture or classical music was cancelled.

      I don’t know how many millions died in that operation, but it was a lot.

      We will see much much worse.

      • UN OUT OF USA June 3, 2022 at 8:11 pm #

        Yes, it will be very costly in terms of life. But, live on your knees or die on your feet. And remember, in Tiananmen, the citizens did not have weapons. WE DO. Like I said, if you can propose another way to get these fascists out of our lives, please enlighten us all.

        • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 10:03 pm #

          Ahh yes, the “heroic gun owner” standing up to TPTB that he mostly supports. I think we’ve seen that movie already. As I recall, it didn’t end well.

    • tucsonspur June 3, 2022 at 7:34 pm #

      UN,

      Many people must feel the way you do. It would be nasty, bloody, and deadly. There seems to be no one to rally around, no core of leaders to boldly show the way. One would think that many police and military have sentiments the same as these, but who would they follow when the cries ring out, “we must protect our democracy, our sacred constitution”.

      It is all too alien to us, the Civil War was one thing, but to have another one would be unimaginable to many, and so this slow decay will most likely continue as the elites appear to be okay with the status quo for the most part, and no central, organized leadership exists. Nipped in the bud, also comes to mind.

      Again, “nous sommes qui nous sommes.” Sad.

      And right, be careful, you could be arrested under the ‘Patriot Act’!

      • thirdcoastlegend June 4, 2022 at 11:01 am #

        The only potential leader halfway outside the establishment is Trump, even though he is deeply flawed and is getting old. He is also a business guy at heart, not a soldier.

        I mean, look at the numbers he’s still pulling to his rallies.

        After that you have DeSantis, who is legally quite sharp, but he doesn’t have near the mass media charisma of the Donald.

        Then, the bench looks pretty thin. Noem has turned out to be something of a disappointment.

        Senator Paul seems decent, but he has similar issues to DeSantis. I think the same applies to Senator Johnson and Rep. Jordan.

        In our saturation media age you need to have that indefinable media charisma and presence.

    • Alfred June 4, 2022 at 10:31 am #

      We-the-Not-Insane need to think like outlaw bikers.

      Top rocker: We-the-Not-Insane
      Bottom rocker: America

      Bloody revolution would die on the vine.

      Instead, we should all independently become of like mind, and ungovernable, and make them sue for peace. We look out for ourselves and those who pledge with us. You don’t ride you don’t vote.

      Maybe we can get Kurt Sutter on a pod cast…

      Lucky for us, here in America we gotta pretty good head start.

      Start your M.C. and patch over boys!

    • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 1:48 pm #

      I think a better plan would be to look through history for people or groups that have been at least moderately successful in resisting the moral decay of cultures in terminal decline, and evading the econonic consequences.

      The only example of this that I know of are the Amish/Mennonites. Maybe others here know of other examples.

      The Mennonites originated in Switzerland in the 1500s and were much persecuted by both Catholic and Protestant churches in Europe. They survived by fleeing to countries that allowed them to live according to their beliefs. Wikipedia says that, today, “Mennonites can be found in communities in 87 countries on six continents.”

      Consider the elements of their belief system. How have they protected themselves and their communities from the moral, social, and economic ruin that surrounds them? My suggestion would be to “Go, and do likewise.” No need to re-invent the wheel here.

      For we private individuals, as-is, where-is, this could be problematic. But what you can (probably) do is to get out of the cities. Move somewhere out of the path of the coming storm. Form relationships with your neighbors. Join a church. Maybe even join a local militia. Maybe a real religious community alone the lines of the Amish/Mennonites could evolve from that. You could try to foster such an evolution, as circumstances develop.

      The bottom line is that our country is undergoing a moral crisis. That should be the primary focus of any medicinal project, and it would perhaps be most wisely focused on you and yours.

      • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 3:01 pm #

        The Mormons showed extraordinary resourcefulness and organizational ability for a century or so, expanding across the American West and then the world. But as a missionary religion, they didn’t have the luxury of the isolation of the Mennonites, Hutterites, and Amish. So now they’ve been caught by the world and have sold their soul for worldly success. They’ll accept gay marriage in the next few decades – just as negatively, they gave up polygamy and the White priesthood to get in good with the Anglo-American power structure.

        • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 3:50 pm #

          Yes, any such group needs to take every possible precaution against getting ensnared by “the world.” Hence the Amish/Mennonite rejection of most modern technology and the prohibition against all thinks “fancy.” So they have a dress code and I think some other prohibitions against “fussiness,” such as no cut flowers in the house and of course a uniformity in hair styles and beards. They pay taxes, but they don’t pay into Social Security. I sometimes think their pacifism is mainly for the purpose of excusing them from participation in government wars.

          Many people have suggested that their pacifism will be their undoing in times to come.

          The RLDS (as distinct from the “Brigamites”) are quite thick in this area, and they often form little rural communities that are sort of “pretend” self-sufficient, and clearly very well financed. One of my acquaintances lives in one of these communities, where there are numerous homes of the McMansion type, each on what looks like 20 acres of land. There is definitely no stinting on the modern conveniences in these communities. They do seem to run little businesses of one kind or another–none of which could possibly support such a lifestyle. I’m sure some of them have jobs. Just not the ones I know.

          I have always liked the RLDS whom I’ve known personally, but that is one very strange religion.

        • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 6:21 pm #

          The RLDS whom I know are really displeased that the church supported the masks and came out in favor of the vaccines.

  43. jim e June 3, 2022 at 6:26 pm #

    WTI 120.26 and soaring!
    James Howard Kunstler is your Tundra a 4.7 V-8?

  44. MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 8:10 pm #

    What I mean when I say I walk the walk. If only more did:

    I went to a lab to get my blood tested today, and they had a strict mask protocol. They had a sign on the door, I ignored it. Everyone in the waiting room had one on, I didn’t GAF. The lab assistant ushered me in, asked me to get a mask, I smiled and said, “no, thanks, I don’t wear them.” She then said, “well can you cover your face with… I don’t know.” So I put my sweater cuff up to my chin and followed her. LOL.

    Then when we get to her station she says in a low voice, “I’m ok with you not wearing one, it’s just some people complain.” I said, “Isn’t it crazy how we’re held hostage by a few paranoids?” She nodded and laughed.

    So the people working in medicine don’t even buy the bullshit but they are bullied into it for no reason, sort of like how the entire medical industrial complex still pushes hand sanitizer decades after they realized it causes super bugs. They institutionalize insanity and they don’t look back.

    • Night Owl June 4, 2022 at 4:22 am #

      At least hand sanitizer does what it says on the tin, so to speak.

      Masks never and still do not stop a virus from entering one’s body.

      I’ve noticed that the leaders among the unscientific have taken to wearing black masks.

      A symbol of the New Normal/Great Reset.

      • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:48 pm #

        Yes! And the TRAs are wearing black masks now, when they hassle women trying to hold rallies, etc. The women are calling them the “black pampers” because they are of course whiney little wussies.

    • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 8:14 am #

      When the governpimps over here changed Walmart’s status to non-essential last December or January and so everyone had to wear masks, I still didn’t and they threatened me in the store with police action. So I didn’t go there for a few months until it was lifted.

      People still wear mask where they don’t have to, but it seems their numbers are very gradually decreasing. They may be crossing the threshold into minority. Should be interesting to see how long the masks are kept on and who wears them.

      • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:49 pm #

        Good for you, Shoplet! that is what I did. I refused and if someone insisted I’d walk out.

        I noticed though that through the entire thing, if I just refused no one usually did anything.

    • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 8:37 am #

      @MaryQueen

      Given that you are self-described as a beauty or somesuch, in another similar situation, how about telling them, when they ask you to put on a mask;

      ‘I’m too beautiful for a mask.’

      😀

      • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:50 pm #

        Hahahahaaha! I did once!!!

        I actually said, “What?!? And cover up THIS mug?”

        It was more to be funny but still.

    • Hereward the Woke June 4, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

      Mary, so the medics you met didn’t “buy it”, but they still go along with it. These are the real evil ones: the enablers.

      • Night Owl June 4, 2022 at 3:49 pm #

        Yep.

      • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:50 pm #

        Yes indeed. Although in this case it was such a nice young woman, I choose more to think of her as ‘cowed’.

        • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:51 pm #

          Plus she did rebel a little bit by not forcing me to wear one 🙂

  45. rackslope June 3, 2022 at 8:54 pm #

    If at this point, having observed closely for decades like I have, you still believe we can avoid a demonic dystopia of death and despair, you are hopelessly delusional. You must reexamine your beliefs and prepare for what little can be done.

    • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 10:01 pm #

      I have and I’ve decided that no preparation other than a properly planned out suicide will be adequate. But shed no tears for me, I consider that an altogether good thing.

      • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:34 pm #

        Simple and realistic. But if you’re going, take a few of them with you.

        • spaingaroo June 4, 2022 at 7:34 pm #

          yes indeed, no waste

  46. Q. Shtik June 3, 2022 at 9:13 pm #

    I usually try to wait a full day before changing the subject but I figure 12 hours is close enough. So here’s my question:

    Does anyone know why the word massacre ends with re instead of er?

    And ditto regarding Havre as in Havre de Grace, MD?

    • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 9:46 pm #

      Because then massacre would be pronounced “mass-a-ser” because cer = ser?

      • Q. Shtik June 3, 2022 at 10:46 pm #

        This^ turns out to be a damned good explanation. I Googled words ending in cer and there were 123 of them where cer was pronounced ser. There was one exception: soccer. For your explanation to be 100% correct soccer would have to be spelled soccre.

        • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 11:35 pm #

          I would spell it socker.

          But it’s not an American (English Language) sport.

          So, we adjust, eh?

          • Q. Shtik June 3, 2022 at 11:58 pm #

            Yes, the rest of the world pronounces soccer as football. We don’t because we already have a totally different sport we call football.

            I will have to do some research on where the eff did the word soccer come from if the rest of the world calls it football.

          • Night Owl June 4, 2022 at 4:26 am #

            Because the term is French in origin.

            Sacré bleu!

          • GreenAlba June 4, 2022 at 8:01 am #

            Q-Shtik

            I can’t include the link or this will be ‘moderated’.

            soccer (n.)

            1889, socca, later socker (1891), soccer (1895), originally university slang (with jocular formation -er (3)), from a shortened form of Assoc., abbreviation of association in Football Association (as opposed to Rugby football); compare rugger. An unusual method of formation, but those who did it perhaps shied away from making a name out of the first three letters of Assoc. Compare 1890s English schoolboy slang leccer, from lecture (n.).

          • Q. Shtik June 4, 2022 at 2:32 pm #

            I can’t include the link or this will be ‘moderated’. – GA

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

            Thanks Alba.

            I think it’s in the Bible… “Ask and you shall receive.” Or something like that.

          • messianicdruid June 5, 2022 at 2:49 pm #

            Don’t bother knockin, just come on in…

            “Did you know that ‘sugar’ is the only word that starts with an ‘s’ but is pronounced ‘sh’?”

            Sure.

        • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 8:27 am #

          Well what do other countries, if they play it too, call that game with a ball that’s shaped sort like a butt-plug and where they bum-pat each other in congrats for a touchdown and where they bend over and someone is immediately behind them, almost with their heads against their asses, and they go something like ‘hut!’, and the butt-plug is passed through their legs, and then they try to grab onto each other for the butt-plug?

          • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:27 pm #

            Lavender mafia alert.

          • GreenAlba June 4, 2022 at 7:15 pm #

            If someone asked me to describe the shape of a rugby ball, I’d just say it was oval. Thankfully I don’t have to account for how other people’s mind’s work.

          • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 11:18 pm #

            Rugby is a little rougher, cozier and with less padding apparently.

            Maybe American football has changed since I last caught it on tv, decades ago, and there’s less man-on-man tushy little slaps and whatnot and the ‘ball’ has taken on a less tapered/conical and more oval shape.

            I very briefly played soccer as a kid and always thought the game would be so much better with more balls on the field. If you did a video edit of a game and edited out only the guys with the ball, you’d likely notice pretty quickly that most players aren’t really doing much of anything except standing around, walking and sort of running to and fro’.

            We need more balls.

          • Night Owl June 5, 2022 at 3:52 pm #

            So Shoplet is short and has no idea how soccer/football works.

            You need more cardio conditioning for soccer than just about any other sport.

          • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 9:02 pm #

            “You need more cardio conditioning for soccer than just about any other sport.” ~ NightOwl

            And a tolerance for boredom where I was concerned.

            There are many sports that give the heart good, perhaps sometimes superior, workouts.

            Each to their own.

    • Disaffected June 3, 2022 at 9:58 pm #

      Havre is of French derivation (Le Havre, a French city), is it not? There ya go.

      • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:35 pm #

        Oui, c’est les Francais.

  47. tom clark June 3, 2022 at 9:30 pm #

    MQ…so if I want to wear a mask, would you hold it against me?

    How ’bout if I decided to get a tattoo?

    Or showed up at a wedding in ripped jeans?

    Or told you I was a faggot?

    You need to replace the J in your life with an F.

    • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 9:47 pm #

      Hmmm. I don’t remember saying anything about telling other people not to wear a mask. Knee-jerk much?

      And I defended gay men upthread.

      Read harder, tom. You can do it.

    • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 10:01 pm #

      And you need to get a life.

      • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:36 pm #

        You have a “J” in your life?

        • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 10:06 am #

          I have no idea what he meant by that.

        • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:28 pm #

          A Jarek?

          • Blackbird June 4, 2022 at 7:42 pm #

            Then Mary’s life will be complete.

    • Night Owl June 4, 2022 at 4:29 am #

      I would think you had a low IQ or were scared, the latter perhaps being the result of a low IQ in this case.

    • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:33 pm #

      tom, not all gays are faggots. Some are tough, even honorable, despising pop gay culture and pride parades.

    • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 6:33 pm #

      @ Tom Clark:

      You seem to be under the impression that your doings are of interest to someone.

  48. tom clark June 3, 2022 at 9:58 pm #

    Whatever turns your crank. honeybun.

    • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 10:02 pm #

      Not being a wuss turns my crank, sparky 🙂

      • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 8:50 am #

        As long as ‘not being a wuss’ doesn’t somehow come at MQ’s expense, yes?

  49. liber8tor June 3, 2022 at 10:00 pm #

    This supply chain thing is going to get wonky (beyond imagination) real soon, especially for the those who rely on NBC and CNN as their primary news source.

    The Normies can no longer hide inside their cognitive dissonance and denial. I gave up trying to communicate with Normies after 9-11. Even the term “Sheeple” is too complimentary for these idiots.

    • Blackbird June 3, 2022 at 11:38 pm #

      “The Normies can no longer hide inside their cognitive dissonance and denial.”

      Oh yes they can! Watch them go full retard as the year progresses.

    • thirdcoastlegend June 4, 2022 at 11:04 am #

      The bottled water section at my local grocery store is getting really sparse looking.

    • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:31 pm #

      Democracy was always a bad idea and a bad joke. Because it’s such a bad idea, it’s not real. It’s just rule by those who control the mob – thus a joke.

      Thankfully, the Founders didn’t believe in it. And Tucker (the best guy on Fox) smears them every time he lies about America being a Democracy.

  50. Q. Shtik June 3, 2022 at 10:23 pm #

    My wife has been in a bit of a frenzy all day because she is hosting her book club tonight and because she has been simultaneously cooking a wonderful meat balls and spaghetti sauce for our family dinner tonight.

    Due to the timing of everything, dinner had to be pushed forward a half hour before the usual. And so, Bo called Perter and to her amazement he answered his phone. This is unusual in the extreme because he is almost always asleep (he sleeps more than a cat, and I am not exaggerating), his phone is not charged, his phone is in the other room, he has accidentally turned the volume to zero or (fill in the blank as to why Peter rarely answers his phone).

    So anyway, Peter answered and Bo told him to come down for dinner. By the time he arrived she had set the table and had started boiling the spaghetti and then continued her book club preparations elsewhere in the house.

    When she returned to the kitchen, there was Peter in his usual chair at the table eating a small bowl of ice cream. Rather than explode in anger she figured what-the-hell it’s ONLY a small bowl. She again left the kitchen and returned minutes later to see Peter with a very large bowl in front of him containing the entire remains of the ice cream carton.

    She exploded on him. “How can you eat all that ice cream when you know we are going to have dinner in two minutes?” He gets up, goes to the living room, sits on the couch and appears to be nearly asleep as I come down from my man-cave on the way to the kitchen.

    Bo is furious and tells me about Peter and all the ice cream he has just eaten. I suggest to her that when she doles out the spaghetti and sauce she should only put two strands on his plate with a teaspoon of sauce. She didn’t go this extreme but she did give him a ridiculously small portion and asked him “is this enough?” He said “yes” and further “if I take more will you stop making a big deal about it?”

    As I have mentioned before, Peter has no routine in his life. He does not live by the clock. He does not do things in some order considered normal by others. He is driven by his latest whim.

    • Why_weren't_we_asked_about_Degrowth June 3, 2022 at 10:29 pm #

      Someone enabled that behavior

      • Q. Shtik June 3, 2022 at 11:12 pm #

        By this^ logic someone enabled the behavior of all the mass shooters.

        No, I think some people acquire their behaviors all by themselves.

    • MaryQueen June 3, 2022 at 11:37 pm #

      So? Let him enjoy life. Sounds like he is trying to, despite your attempts to treat him like a pet dog.

      • Q. Shtik June 4, 2022 at 12:11 am #

        So? Let him enjoy life. – MQ

        ===========

        I disagree. Abnormal behavior is disruptive to people who conform to normal. I get the impression you, MQ, have never raised children.

        • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 5:09 am #

          I will imagine you nevertheless try to strike a compromise between idiosyncrasy and normality or, say, engineered normality, insofar as parents who don’t can end up down the road with extra-rebellious teenagers… But then, that might happen anyway, no matter what.

          Anyway, make my ice cream superpremium, like Haagen-Dazs or whatever’s similar in your neck of the woods.

          And I’ll take it with some cold-milk-brewed tea and Peter on the patio please. Thanks!

        • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 10:35 am #

          Do you think you’re gonna ‘retrain’ a person in their 70’s?

          Leave well enough alone.

          • Q. Shtik June 4, 2022 at 12:46 pm #

            Do you think you’re gonna ‘retrain’ a person in their 70’s? – MQ

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

            Have you ever been a ‘primary care giver’ for someone as recalcitrant as Peter? I didn’t think so.

            To answer your question, no, we realize it is a hopeless cause. Peter is untrainable.

          • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 8:54 pm #

            So why keep fighting it? That was my point!

        • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:39 pm #

          Agree with Mary. He was foisted on you against your will and you are taking revenge against him. It’s a lot and I can’t totally blame you – but that doesn’t change the fact of what you are doing.

          This is why institutions were created to warehouse such failing people far from their busy families who wish to enjoy their lives.

          You are correct in many of your observations of course. Is that the same as being right in this situation? No. Staring at him as he eats? C’mon.

          • Q. Shtik June 4, 2022 at 1:25 pm #

            Agree with Mary. He was foisted on you against your will – Jar

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

            Your statement is untrue. There was no “foisting” involved. Just like when we (and in particular, my wife) cared for her Mom in our home from 2005 till her death in 2014 (3 days short of her 92nd birthday). She lived in the same space now occupied by Peter. Her dementia had reached a level where she was a danger living by herself at her home in Toms River, NJ.

            This is what children should do and do do for their elderly parents and/or siblings. I always thought it was going to be my brother who would wind up on our third floor but he, and we, had the good fortune to have him simply drop dead one day at his home in Florida. That is also what happened with my father-in-law… just dropped dead one day.

          • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 1:41 pm #

            You agreed. You had to. But your whole self – or most of you – rebels against it. You have said as much.

          • Q. Shtik June 4, 2022 at 1:57 pm #

            You are correct in many of your observations of course. – Jar

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

            Speaking of Peter… I am reminded of your oft repeated request that I present a comprehensive list of his verbal errors and mispronounced words. Well, it doesn’t work that way Jar. I don’t keep a whole list in my head. The way it works is that something will happen that jogs loose a memory and usually with some associated hilarity. Like yesterday…

            Peter was recalling some old western/cowboy movie where the US military (the good guys) ride in to save some homesteaders from Indian attack. Peter called them ‘the Calvary.’ I said, “no Peter, they were the Cavalry. Calvary was the hill where Christ was crucified.” I doubt he even caught the distinction. He responded “Oh, OK, whatever.”

          • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 2:51 pm #

            Yes “it doesn’t work that way”. Lists don’t make themselves in other words.

          • Q. Shtik June 5, 2022 at 3:12 pm #

            No. Staring at him as he eats? C’mon. – Jarek

            ==========

            Jar, you have an annoying way of putting a misleading spin on things. There is a huge difference between ‘staring’ and ‘keeping a watchful eye on.’

        • Hereward the Woke June 4, 2022 at 12:46 pm #

          “Abnormal behavior is disruptive to people who conform to normal.” That’s what all the vaxxtards and maskholes have been telling me for two years. Fuck ’em.

        • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 11:21 pm #

          @ Q. Shtik:

          You know, I’d be about the last person to find fault with you for being irritable or ungracious in your feelings about Peter. It’s tough to have any “outsider” living in your home for an extended period of time–or even an adult child. They will be inconsiderate and say and do things that rub you the wrong way. They’ll make more work for you, often without intending to. They’ll put you in difficult positions. They’ll get in spats with other family members, where you have to mediate.

          But these cases are just one more thing where you just have to soldier on, and try to treat as one of those blessings in disguise.

          I find that the thing that helps the most when some negative thought intrudes itself into my mind is to almost reflexively make a quick prayer to St. Michael: “St. Michael, defend us in battle.” You are really engaging with a demonic influence that is sowing your mind with destructive thoughts.

          If you have raised children, which you imply that you have, you know that all the troubles and upsets end up being solid gold–in the rearview mirror: treasured memories, stuff you wouldn’t trade for anything. When a child mispronounces a word, it is often a source of delight. (One of my daughters called “high heels” “hee hiles.”)

          It is perhaps not quite the same when it comes to putting up with doddering old guy, but the way I figure it is, if that’s what life has thrown at you then that is what you’re called to do–and where you’ll find the gold. But you do have to mine it.

          Now that I’m older than dirt, I can look back on what has sometimes been a pretty difficult life and realize that, the whole way, my path was strewn with flowers. I just failed to appreciate them, or I failed to rise to some challenge.

          • Q. Shtik June 5, 2022 at 3:05 pm #

            one more thing where you just have to soldier on, – Anthea

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

            Thanks for the uplifting comment. I would not think for a second about NOT soldiering on. I just thank God (metaphorically speaking, of course) that I have this venue where I can anonymously vent everything that is boiling beneath the surface.

          • Q. Shtik June 5, 2022 at 3:18 pm #

            One of my daughters called “high heels” “hee hiles.” – Anthea

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

            When I was a kid, somebody (it may have been me) called spaghetti “skuhbetty.”

          • messianicdruid June 5, 2022 at 3:19 pm #

            delmin.org/about/

    • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 4:07 am #

      Peter and I might get along, at least on some level.

      I sometimes put ice cream, if it’s on special at the store, in my cold milk-brewed teas that I drink by the bucketful. Then, I can’t sleep, so I end up sleeping more than a cat.

      As for the spaghetti, my first question reading that was, ‘Why put meatballs in it? Just make it a meat sauce and cut some time off the prep.’.

      • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 4:58 am #

        Edit to above:

        ‘Then, I can’t sleep, so I end up sleeping more than a cat when my body decides to catch up on the lost sleep.

        • Q. Shtik June 4, 2022 at 1:07 pm #

          Speaking of ‘sleeping more than a cat’… Peter has always slept a lot, even as a teen according to his sister, my wife. His current excessive sleep I believe can be attributed to his heart disease (although I’m not a doctor).

          I’ll bet you can recall being 18 or 19 years old and staying out at night with your friends ‘to all hours’ like, say, 3 AM. Well Bo tells me her parents never had this worry and this problem because Peter couldn’t keep his eyes open past 11 or 12. He would have his buddies drop him off at home while they felt the night was just getting started.

          • benr June 5, 2022 at 4:15 pm #

            11-12 pfft try 8:30 for me and I have always been this way, but I am up before the rooster crows even when I would rather sleep in.

      • Q. Shtik June 4, 2022 at 12:37 pm #

        ‘Why put meatballs in it? – Shop

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

        You would have to ask my wife, she’s the master chef. I think she cooked it because it is one of Peter’s favorite meals but he had no remorse for ruining the meal.

        • Blackbird June 4, 2022 at 8:34 pm #

          I’m always suspicious of ground meat slammed back together like it is one single, solid piece of meat. The worst is when, having achieved solidity, someone turns around and re-grinds the ground, reconstituted meat. I’m thinking specifically of ground bologna here.

          Someday, when I have some spare time, I plan to invent “Reconstituted Ground Bologna”. Once that has achieved widespread acceptance – “Double Ground Bologna”. The last step before “Meat Spray”. Gonna be big. Lookin’ for investors…

        • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 11:29 pm #

          Oh, come now, he didn’t “ruin the meal.” I also can’t see why your wife would become “furious” because Peter ate a lot of ice cream and spoiled his appetite, why she would want to humiliate him by serving him a meatball and two strands of spaghetti.

          Actually, it kind of sounds like your wife has a screw loose.

          • Q. Shtik June 5, 2022 at 3:47 pm #

            Oh, come now, he didn’t “ruin the meal.” – Anthea

            ==========

            Yes, he did precisely that.

            The chef’s reward in life is the pleased faces and praise received from those consuming the meal. Peter couldn’t possibly enjoy the meal (cooked expressly for him) with a stomach full of ice cream. The moment he ate his small portion of spaghetti he departed for the third floor leaving all three of us in a bad mood. I call this “ruining the meal.”

          • benr June 5, 2022 at 4:14 pm #

            Nope sounds like the wife is really frustrated and doing her best to cope with a bad situation.

            Imagine having to live with Qand Peter….Just saying she has to be a saint.

        • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 9:24 pm #

          “I think she cooked it because it is one of Peter’s favorite meals…” ~ Q. Shtik

          That’s sweet of her.

          “I’ll bet you can recall being 18 or 19 years old and staying out at night with your friends ‘to all hours’ like, say, 3 AM. Well Bo tells me her parents never had this worry and this problem because Peter couldn’t keep his eyes open past 11 or 12. He would have his buddies drop him off at home while they felt the night was just getting started.” ~ Q. Shtik

          Understood…
          I have heard that people have their own internal biological chronometer and that it can be difficulat, if not impossible, to get it to sync outside of what it’s set at…

          A crepuscular animal is one that is active primarily during the twilight period, being matutinal, vespertine, or both. This is distinguished from diurnal and nocturnal behavior, where an animal is active during the hours of daylight and of darkness, respectively. Some crepuscular animals may also be active by moonlight or during an overcast day. Matutinal animals are active only before sunrise, and vespertine only after sunset.” ~ Wikipedia

      • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

        Milk brewed teas. Decadence. Can you not enjoy the simple purity of tea in and of itself? It is sublime! Water plus. But no! You have to go to the milk bar.

        • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 11:31 pm #

          You really do have some kind of monkish thing going.

          • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 11:48 pm #

            If I was a monk, maybe in France, I’d likely be happily making something like Chartreuse to add to my fellow monk, Jarek’s teas.

        • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 11:43 pm #

          Milk is mostly water. If one is going to add cream or milk afterward to a water-brewed tea, they might as well cut that step out and just brew it with milk, and for a much better, non-watery-milk result.

          If understood correctly, those in India, as an example, also brew their ‘chais’– spiced teas– with milk.

          I hot or cold-brew my coffees also with milk instead of water and have heard that some people in Korea, for example, add evaporated milk to their water-brewed coffees. I’ve done that before, but again, why do that when you can simply brew it with milk?

    • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 7:31 pm #

      Having Peter around sounds a lot like having small children in the house. Or even large children. At least he’s not playing in the toilet or the cat box, and you don’t have two of them throwing cat turds at each other. I assume he’s not refusing to flush the toilet because he believes this will summon the toilet monster who lives down there and will “get him.” You also haven’t mentioned him running away from you at the grocery store and hiding, or drawing on the walls and furniture, or crying and clinging to your leg while you’re cooking dinner, or setting the back yard on fire playing with sparklers, or climbing out the upstairs window to sit on the roof–and taking the three-year-old with him.

      • SpeedyBB June 5, 2022 at 11:03 am #

        Anthea, many thanks for the warm belly-laugh. Your comparison was immaculate.

      • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 12:15 pm #

        Soap helps.

      • Q. Shtik June 6, 2022 at 1:35 am #

        After a long (many years) devolution in her health, Peter’s wife, Darlene died on the 4th of July, 2014. She had what the doctors variously called Parkinsonism or MSA (Multiple System Atrophy). Years later Peter finally began to do something about selling his house which was costing him a fortune to keep……….. well, not exactly since he simply stopped paying the monthly mortgage, HOA fees, utilities, etc. Also, never filed his tax returns for that year or any year to this very day. The tale of his sale of the home would make a nice long chapter in a memoir if not an entire non-fiction novel.

        I bring this up simply because your mention, Anthea, of toilets and turds jogged my memory. I’ll make the connection somewhere below. Unfortunately I will have to skip 90% of this story in the interest of my time and yours…………

        Peter bumbled around in his usual half-assed way for more than a year using realtors who simply didn’t understand who they were dealing with, namely Peter. Linda, a friend of my wife died and the husband threw a memorial party for her. Peter barely knew this woman, had met her once but he loves funerals. Seriously, he cannot miss a wake or funeral service no matter how slight the connection between his life and that of the deceased. He puts on a suit and tie, mingles with the crowd and turns on the charm. People are favorably impressed. He’s good at it and I think that’s why he enjoys these occasions so much. He comes across as not merely normal but better than normal. Plus there is always food.

        So, as it happens, one of the attendees at this memorial for Linda was a female real estate agent who went by the unlikely name Cookie. Once she and Peter began to chat it was inevitable she would be his new house sale agent.

        Thank God he met Cookie because she was the slave driver needed to push him to do what was necessary. After the house finally sold, Cookie, my wife and I would commiserate by phone… we were so relieved the nightmare was over. She had never dealt with anyone quite like Peter.

        On the day of the closing Cookie inspected the house to make sure every last thing had been removed and the place was clean and shipshape. Oops, there was a can of paint sitting in the garage. She told him he had to get rid of it. Awhile later she spotted Peter pouring the paint into a whole he had dug in the lawn right next to the driveway. She went ape shit on him. “Are you fucking crazy? How could you do such a thing?”

        During a 5 month period preceding the sale Peter lived on our third floor while he worked to remove everything from his house. He was driving us crazy. He did nothing to establish a new permanent residence and I gave him an ultimatum that he had to be out by June 1st. He assured me he’d be out although he never once mentioned where he would go. I asked “what about your mail?” which now was coming to our house. It is not something he had thought about.

        A few days before June 1st he disappeared without ceremony. A week later my wife went to the third floor to see if he had taken all his possessions. She found the toilet full of turds submerged in yellow liquid. Thus my mention of toilets and turds at the beginning of this tale.

    • Blackbird June 4, 2022 at 8:44 pm #

      Sounds to me as if you and Mrs. Shtik are constantly setting up delicate little doo-dads for Peter to knock over. I would not waste my time trying to please someone incapable of appreciation. I would try to play the role of an invisible fence, to keep Peter from leaving the premises and chasing cars, and getting him to appointments. But forget about two-way exchanges.

      I wouldn’t be surprised if there is a homunculur, lucid Peter sitting up in some sunlit corner of his mind quietly chuckling at the distress he causes you and Mrs. Shtik.

  51. Why_weren't_we_asked_about_Degrowth June 3, 2022 at 10:26 pm #

    Jim your predictions have arrived. The Long Emergency is a few miles down the road. Global trade has a big problem with wasted energy. Not to mention the menacing vultures ready to rip the flesh off the faltering DOLLAR We’ll need a thousand Hollywood liable trials to keep our attention

  52. tom clark June 3, 2022 at 11:16 pm #

    Many of Jimbo’s “predictions” have gone for naught, but he nailed it solidly w/ The Long Emergency. He’s a risk taker, and that’s what you need to succeed in today’s world. But risk taking becomes harder in a world where anything goes and nothing matters. How can you take risks in a world w/ no boundaries? It’s meaningless. No wonder mental health issues are rampant in this country. Joe Biden, eat your heart out.

    • malthuss June 4, 2022 at 12:35 pm #

      remember his DJIA 3000?

      little did he [we] know.

      print n pump.

  53. redrock June 3, 2022 at 11:25 pm #

    All the Democratic motherfuckers should be branded on the forehead. THE WORD OF YOUR CHOICE. What a joke justice has become. A terminal case of woke virus and mindfuckery. Violence may follow all of this if nothing else works.

  54. Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 3:51 am #

    “Consider that, if nothing else, John Durham knows a lot more about all this business, and that might include some things that we don’t know.” ~ JHK

    The known unknowns…

    But let’s consider for fun who John Durham’s counterparts were before the declines and/or falls of all those civilizations before this one.

    Did they make any difference at all?

    What were the JHK’s of those civilizations saying back then?

    The Mayan JHK?

    “In 1927, Henry Ford began work on ‘Fordlandia’, a massive rubber plantation in the jungles along Brazil’s Tapajós River. The automotive magnate needed the town as a steady source of rubber for his car tires and hoses, but he also saw the venture as a chance to bring small town American values to the Amazon. Having already left his mark on cities like Dearborn, Michigan, he designed a company town complete with swimming pools, a golf course, suburban-style bungalows and weekly square dancing sessions. Unfortunately for Ford, his experiment was doomed almost from the start. Fordlandia’s rubber trees fell victim to leaf fungus, and its employees chafed under the town’s strict regulations, which included a ban on alcohol. Clashes between Brazilian laborers and American managers soon became a common occurrence. During one riot over cafeteria rules, Fordlandia’s employees destroyed most of their mess hall with machetes and pushed the town’s trucks into the river.

    Henry Ford eventually sank $20 million into his would-be workers’ paradise, but the town failed to produce any latex for his automobiles. Having never visited the city himself, he finally sold it to the Brazilian government in 1945 for pennies on the dollar. The wilderness has reclaimed large portions of Fordlandia’s campus in the years since, but many of its buildings are still standing, and the town has become a minor tourist destination for backpackers and curiosity seekers.” ~ ‘6 Famous Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities’, History.com

    • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

      Probably an issue of human quality. They probably just weren’t White enough, either racially or culturally.

      Of course who is to say that that they should have become just like us? That the whole world had to become America?

      • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 7:36 pm #

        Sounds like they wouldn’t put their napkin in their lap.

    • BackRowHeckler June 4, 2022 at 5:18 pm #

      Ford should have built his city near the Confederados Colony, roughly 20,000 southerners and Confederate veterans who pulled up stakes and moved to Brazil after the Civil War. Apparently they built quite a successful community, indeed it exists to this day, still celebrating the Confederate States (altho the Southrons have mixed with Brazilian Portugese, and Russian and Ukrainian immigrants.

    • SpeedyBB June 5, 2022 at 11:09 am #

      How ironic that Henry Ford attempted to turn Dearborn into his ideal white-bread town when today it is subtly imposing shariah law on the inhabitants.

      Own a little shop along a strip where four of the eight businesses are “100% Muslim-owned”? If you haven’t sold out for whatever you can get and left town by now you are fatally short-sighted.

  55. Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 5:29 am #

    cumgirl8

    I just discovered a new band by accident that I haven’t yet heard.

    What I noticed first was their album, EP or single art-cover pic of the band lying on the floor and looking up at the camera and with what appear to be squiggly, gloppy white-colored lines outlining their forms that, ah, represent part of their name.

    Elsewhere, they have semi-nude pics. Because 2022. And controversy.

    “If you’ve already chosen cumgirl8 as your band name, then you might as well go ahead and release a single called ‘dumb bitch’, right? At that point, nothing matters… They make propulsive herky-jerk post-punk, and they landed on our radar last year with RIPcumgirl8, an EP…. Today, cumgirl8 have followed that EP with a new single that might take you right back to the early-’00s dance-punk era.

    The new cumgirl8 single ‘dumb bitch’ is… a scratchy, pounding lurch of a song — a whole lot of jittery guitar stabs and Kim Gordon-style deadpan pronouncements over a booming four-on-the-floor drum machine. It sounds a bit like what might’ve happened if Erase Errata tried to make dance music.

    In a press release, cumgirl8 bassist Lida Fox says:

    Gender and sexual politics are the overarching points of the song, but it also gets into how these dynamics play out in a society ruled by capitalism… how the roles we’re expected to play can become toxic and hypocritical to how we truly feel and so often we find ourselves stuck in patterns that hurt ourselves and those we love. It’s exploring the space between romance, masochism, pleasure, narcissism, and the balance of how much we give and take in our relationships.” ~ stereogum.com

    • Shoplet™ June 4, 2022 at 5:49 am #

      I Took A Shite – Amber Heard v Johnny Depp Ace of Base Parody (The Sign) Song- Deano Valley

      youtu.be/cY4whwam7g4

    • BackRowHeckler June 4, 2022 at 5:20 pm #

      I wonder how the dynamics would play out in a society ruled by Socialism, or anarchism?

      • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 12:22 pm #

        Anarchy is not socialism of course, but we grew up as a species in relative anarchy, so we already kind of know the answer.

        As I’ve said before elsewhere, I will get my anarchy whether our current global industrial crony-capitalist plutarchy decides to change its ways and go anarchistic in the interests of its own survival, or it refuses and so declines and/or collapses and I get my anarchy that way.

      • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 12:26 pm #

        BackRowHeckler, anarchy is a kind of ethics and love, if you will, rather than a bunch of coercive apeshit fuckups attempting to run our lives for us. That’s failure with a capital F. It’s only a matter of time.

  56. RCAnderson June 4, 2022 at 8:37 am #

    I’m hoping that this is a chess match Durham is playing and that the Sussmann trial is a “move” toward capturing the king(pin): HRC. Sussmann’s conviction isn’t as important as getting all the testimonies and evidence submitted into the legal record as “facts.” Now on that basis, Durham can go after the big fish. Time will tell.

    • Hereward the Woke June 4, 2022 at 12:49 pm #

      If he can’t get Sussman in jail in DC, how will he get HRC? He can produce a watertight case against her and no judge or jury will convict her.

      • messianicdruid June 5, 2022 at 3:45 pm #

        The venue will determine the outcome, if there is a trial.

    • Blackbird June 4, 2022 at 8:53 pm #

      Must be that multi-dimensional chess teleported Durham into one of those pesky “parallel universes” where the Hildebeast is now on death row. I think the America that Trump made great might be in that same parallel universe…

  57. Pucker June 4, 2022 at 8:49 am #

    Apparently, the “Vaccines” will leave a lot of kids brain damaged eating chili cheese dogs and twerking….

    • Pucker June 4, 2022 at 9:36 am #

      “So your partner didn’t share the same passion and intensity to spend weekends and extra hours after work drilling vaccine-injured retarded kids on how to twerk?”

  58. PeteAtomic June 4, 2022 at 12:50 pm #

    Who assumes the executive after 2 more years of this disaster?

    Trump? Killary? Who else is there? Michelle Obama?

    • BackRowHeckler June 4, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

      Pete Buttpounder & April Levine.

      • BackRowHeckler June 4, 2022 at 1:44 pm #

        I should add: ‘Woman of the Year’ April Levine, who, we are told is “Stunning and Brave” lol.

  59. BackRowHeckler June 4, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

    Fatty Arbuckle — Errol Flynn — Johnny Depp; actors who did their thinking with their little heads, not their big heads, and it ended them up in a Court of Law lol.

    • SpeedyBB June 5, 2022 at 11:12 am #

      My mother once cracked that Errol Flynn’s Army serial number was B4I4Q-RU16.

  60. BackRowHeckler June 4, 2022 at 1:10 pm #

    Fatty Arbuckle was pulling down $20,000 per week — in 1920.

    Then there was the matter of the inebriated actress in a hotel room in San Francisco, a 4 star hotel; nothing but the best for Fatty.

  61. MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 1:30 pm #

    If you want to watch Matt Walsh’s movie “What is a Woman?”

    here you go:

    https://odysee.com/@Marsey:8/whatisawoman:5

    • SoftStarLight June 4, 2022 at 1:44 pm #

      Ha. I just tried to post a link to an accuweather article and that is awaiting moderation. So clearly you have special privileges here

      • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 2:54 pm #

        So far this week I’m 4 for 4 or something!

    • GreenAlba June 6, 2022 at 9:23 am #

      Mary – I watched that video and bookmarked it. Tried to get it this afternoon to post it elsewhere and it’s gone.

      “In response to a complaint we received under the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we have blocked access to this content from our applications.” And that’s Odyssey.

      Will have to try to find it elsewhere, unless you know of another source?

      • GreenAlba June 6, 2022 at 9:24 am #

        PS it was excellent!

  62. BackRowHeckler June 4, 2022 at 1:36 pm #

    Errol Flynn got jammed up on 2 statutory rape charges.

    “I didn’t know how old they were. They told me they were 18.”-Flynn

    Its true, altho at the time I don’t think Errol Flynn pressed the age issue too hard. What happened is, one Saturday afternoon in Newport Beach, two young ladies swam out to Flynn’s yacht and climbed aboard. What was Flynn supposed to do? The jury believed Flynn’s version of events and he was acquitted on all charges, altho his subsequent divorce pretty much wiped him out — for life.

    • BackRowHeckler June 4, 2022 at 1:40 pm #

      Oh I forgot to mention the girls were 15.

    • SpeedyBB June 5, 2022 at 11:28 am #

      His accountant also stole him blind. When he died he left the actor a note: “Sorry, Errol.”

  63. BackRowHeckler June 4, 2022 at 1:42 pm #

    That brings us to Johnny Depp.

    The moral of the story ‘There’s Nothing New Under the Sun’.

  64. Jarek June 4, 2022 at 2:39 pm #

    A Master speaks:

    Everyone wants to talk about how the World Economic Forum is running a conspiracy to make everyone poor, and how inflation fits into this. This is all obvious. They are clearly doing this on purpose in order to make everyone poor.

    However – this simply does not make any sense within the context of remaining international competition. Why would you want to completely destroy your country’s economic power while you are still trying to fight wars against Russia and China?

    Here is a simple outline of what I’ve argued over and over again regarding the overarching picture of the current situation:

    There is a long-running plan for a global “scientific dictatorship” that was more or less solidified in the 1970s when they first started pushing the environmentalist flapdoodle
    In the 1970s, the people planning this did not believe that China was a threat at all, because they basically thought Chinamen were backward autistic morons
    In the 1990s, Western industry was moved to China, creating massive wealth in China, and everyone just assumed that these small-eyed people they thought were autistic morons would be turned into gay retards by a little bit of economic success
    In the late 00s and early 10s, it became clear that China was not interested in being a part of the globalist project – they were just going to keep the money and do their own thing, which is a kind of merchant empire that is not dependent on the interdependence of the Western globalist order
    By this time, no one running elite organizations in the West was capable of recalibrating the agenda based on the predictions about China being proved wrong
    The elite are pushing forward with the agenda as it was laid out before China’s current direction was clear
    I don’t think this is really that complicated, but a lot of people seem to not understand what I am saying. I have no desire or ability to force anyone to agree with me, but if they’re going to disagree, they should put forward a response to what I’ve said and a countertheory on why it appears that the West is totally destroying itself in a program that is going to leave the Chinese ruling the world.

    The only “honest” rebuttal I’ve seen is schizos claiming that Russia and China are “in on it with the WEF.” I’ve responded to that a lot, and schizos have responded with even more extreme schizo stuff, but that becomes an epistemic regress where the core belief of the schizo is that there is an omniscient secret elite that cannot make a mistake. I personally believe that evil is not infallible, and if you want to prove that globalist supervillains have a secret unseen plan, you need to bring facts or at least explain how it could function – i.e., what type of secret contract exists between the WEF and the Chinese that says that after the West destroys itself, the Chinese will go along with the Jewish-globalist program? How can that secret contract be enforced if the US implodes its economy and can no longer fund its super military?

    The bottom line is: as far as I am presently aware, no one could even in theory explain what is happening right now as perfectly rational unless they can come up with an explanation for giving all geopolitical and economic power to China. I don’t think anyone has an explanation for that, which is why people either ignore what I’ve said, purposefully fail to understand it, or go full-schizo.

    My view of the Western order in 2022 can be summarized as: “a formerly all-powerful geopolitical order that has begun collapsing under its own hubris.”

    Nearly a quarter of the world’s population is Chinese. If you include contiguous Asian satellite states of the Chinese, who are more or less part of the same conglomerate, you have more than a quarter of the world’s population. China has made most of the world dependent on it through trade. This is not a small problem. It’s not something that can be brushed aside with an “oh, we’ll figure that out later” hand wave.

    Frankly, the logical thing would have been to leave Donald Trump in power, skip the coronavirus, keep the economy rolling, keep the military rolling, and figure out a way to undermine China economically and if necessary, militarily. After China is thwarted, Russia falls pretty easy, Iran falls pretty easy, then you’ve got a clear runway for your weirdo Great Reset transhumanist gay pedophile cyborg agenda. That would have been my move if I was the leader of the global Jewish conspiracy. But they didn’t do that. You saw what they did, and it puts them in a much, much worse situation in terms of dealing with the China problem.

    The Ukraine War as Microcosm

    Imagine the analogy of the global chessboard. With every move you make in a game of chess, you have fewer possible moves remaining. If we go back to pre-Covid, China had a solid upper-hand, but the game was far from over. There was a series of moves the West could have made to dislodge China. At this point however, this chess match is at end game stage, and whatever moves the West makes, I do not see any path to victory. If you just take it down to the microcosm, look at the Ukraine war. No one can explain what is going on here. Trust me, I’ve asked – no one can explain it.

    Part of my overarching theory about what is happening with the Western elite is that the systems that civilizations run on now are extremely complex. You have too much compartmentalization without any effective grand strategists. Without a clear view of all of the compartments, if any compartment fails to accurately assess the situation, or fails to deliver the results it promised, the entire thing fails. What’s more, the compartments have their own internal drives, which can conflict with each other.

    The Ukraine war had three main components or compartments:

    The military campaign itself
    The propaganda war to get the population of the West on sides with a major conflict with Russia for unclear reasons backed by emotionalized pablum
    The economic war to use sanctions and boycotts to cripple or at least significantly damage the Russian economy
    All three of those compartments, which are all run by separate groups with separate leadership and separate internal agendas, had to deliver the goods for this project to succeed. That did not happen.

    Monumentally, the sanctions regime failed. The plan with the military operation was to simply hang on until economic chaos erupted in Russia, causing civil unrest which would cause them to have to abandon the military operation. It’s unclear whether or not a Russian economic collapse would have even caused civil unrest (I argued early on that it would not), but we will never know because there was no economic collapse. The Russian economy is actually doing quite well.

    Because the military operation was based around the idea that there would be an economic collapse, the military operation is not going to work, and increasingly, we are seeing public sentiment turn away from support for this war. The logical thing to do would have been to turn the military war off as soon as it was clear that the economic war had failed. If the West were to negotiate the surrender of the Donbass, to agree to not allow the Ukraine to join NATO, they could keep most of the Ukraine and declare it a victory because Putin never took Kiev. (Remember that it was not considered a serious blow to the empire when Putin took Crimea in 2014.) Instead, you have a situation where it appears as though the military compartment doesn’t care that the economic war has failed, and they’re just pushing ahead, fighting to the last Ukrainian. The propaganda war is beginning to unravel, as each day that passes with the Russians gaining ground and more of the Ukraine military destroyed, it becomes more and more ridiculous to claim that the Ukraine is on the verge of a march on Moscow. In the beginning, the media could just lie, but it’s gone on long enough – and had enough of a real world effect on people’s lives – that people are beginning to ask questions.

    Impending Doom

    You can see the same compartmentalization catastrophe on the larger scale, where there does not appear to have been clear communication between the geopolitical forces that were supposed to be dealing with the Eastern powers and the people running the coronavirus scam and now driving the population of the West into deeper poverty and social mayhem. Aside from removing Trump from power, which seems like a goal entirely driven by sentimental paranoia, every outcome of the coronavirus agenda has been negative for the Western regime. Yes, it is a longterm goal of the globalist project to collapse the economy, to strip people of their freedoms, but doing those things while China remains so powerful, with its own stable economy and social order, puts the West in a much weaker position.

    Foreign policy publications have been claiming for 15 years now that China is on the verge of collapse, so I guess if you believed that, it would make sense to get started with the “Great Reset” Western impoverishment agenda, and fabricate an assumption about how this would affect China negatively and hasten their collapse. The problem is, this is not true. China is not on the verge of collapse. Russia is not even on the verge of collapse. The only people who are on the verge of collapse are Western nations, where they have made people much poorer and less socially cohesive while failing to deal with foreign threats to their global hegemony.

    “Western Collapse”

    People will claim that when I say “the West is going to collapse,” I’m being overly optimistic. Part of this is my use of hyperbolic language. I don’t actually think that the US government is going to stop existing in the near future. What I am talking about is the unseating of the US as a contender as the premier world superpower. Once it becomes clear that this is no longer in the cards, I expect there to finally be some form of recalibration. We don’t know what that will look like, or if it will be good or bad for normal people, but it will happen.

    When the USSR collapsed, Russia did not stop existing, but it was no longer a contender for global domination. I picture the collapse of the Western order happening in a similar way, where US-controlled territories in Europe and elsewhere break off, and you’re left with a US government that is much more inward-facing, as whoever takes charge at that point is going to be concerned about the management of what’s left. It’s also unlikely that the collapse of the US empire will be as spectacular as the collapse of the USSR, and will instead happen in phases. Arguably, the loss of the Ukraine war is the first phase, with the catastrophic surrender in Afghanistan being foreshadowing. Both events are proof that the empire’s power center is no longer capable of projecting power to the fringes of the empire, and is severely lacking in strategic vision. The next thing is going to be the loss of Taiwan. Then you’re going to be faced with some very serious economic crisis in the West, as the inflation comes home to roost, and the focus is going to be on the immediate.

    Most of the immigrants are going to leave when things get bad, so it’s very possible that we could see a popular strongman appealing to whites rise in the wake of an economic crisis at the end of empire. Of course, it could also be something horrible. We could be too damaged as a society to rally around a popular strongman leader, and it could be that you will just have foreigners looting the wreckage. You can find either example in history, and examples of both happening at the same time, or one followed by the other. I’ve always found attempts to draw an exact comparison between what is happening right now in history to be a kind of tea leaf-reader voodoo.

    I’m not the only person who saw all of this coming, and there were in fact members of globalist think-tanks making similar or nigh-identical arguments. Right now, Mark Milley, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is publicly stating that there needs to be a negotiated settlement in the Ukraine. Before the Ukraine conflict began, Milley was saying pretty loudly that the US Military does not have the “necessary readiness” to fight Russia and/or China, and he seems to be worried that this is the direction things are going in. Meanwhile, Volodymyr Zelensky, who is effectively an agent of the US State Department, claimed on the recent milestone of the 100th day since the beginning of the invasion that the Ukraine is on the cusp of victory. This week, Biden quintupled-down on support for the beleaguered Ukrainian military, again promising an infinite amount of weapons, and again appearing to condemn any call for negotiations. From what I’m able to gather, the current thinking of whoever is running this war agenda is that because Russia assumed that the West would negotiate, if they refuse to negotiate, they will win in some way that they haven’t thought of yet. The fact that there is no one you can point to in the Biden administration responsible for these decisions no doubt makes those people less concerned about the outcome of their decisions. Joe Biden is a senile old man who is already marked to be thrown under the bus, so anyone with any agenda who can push that agenda through him is doing so (I would suggest that all of the influence operations Joe Biden was involved in are probably not totally irrelevant to this).

    This situation is definitely entering into the realm of “emerging chaos.” There are powerful people now calling for a scale-back, so it’s possible you could see that before the economic situation enters terminal decline. It’s also possible that this might not happen. It’s possible that the Ukraine situation could escalate directly into a world war. “Chaos” is what it sounds like it is.

    In the long-term and even the medium-term, I’m hopeful about the future. The biggest impediment to people at least being allowed to choose to live normal lives has been this globalist agenda, and its failure is a victory for humanity.

    Andrew Anglin

    Jarek: The average intelligent person is doing good when they can master one data set and apply it and/or explain it to others. Few can understand multiple sets and then cross reference them to explain the current zeitgeist and where we are going.

    He offers a cogent challenge to the strong conspiracy paradigm. I think he is right about China on the whole, but he may be constrained in what he allowed to say in this regard, since they help him stay online. Indeed the Chinese are waiting while the the dragons fight. But they may well have offered assurances that they are still on board with our Elite – assurances that they have no intention of keeping.

    The Plan was so big and with so many moving pieces, that once sprung, it could not be recalled or only with great difficulty. They thought China would corrupt just like we did. But the Communist Party never had any intention of letting that happen.

    • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 2:53 pm #

      Didn’t you get banned for doing this before? We don’t need to see a full article. Just post the link.

      • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 3:06 pm #

        No, the opposite. I get banned if I post the link.

        You used to know this. Maybe you still do…..

        Many will appreciate the above even if it’s over your head.

        • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 3:36 pm #

          It’s obnoxious to post extensively long articles in their entirety on a comments board. YOU should know this.

          • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 4:13 pm #

            In other words, you knew you were wrong about this getting me banned. You were ***** again.

          • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 4:23 pm #

            I knew you were banned for posting stuff from extremist racist sites.

          • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 4:57 pm #

            Now you’re prating like a child, talking about things you don’t understand.

          • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 11:15 pm #

            Nope. I was spot on.

          • Jarek June 5, 2022 at 4:11 pm #

            Extremist? You mean like the parents protesting in Loudon country?

            Now do you understand the necessity of defining one’s words?

            The same people who call them extremist call me extremist. Food for thought, starving one.

    • elysianfield June 4, 2022 at 7:01 pm #

      In the long-term and even the medium-term, I’m hopeful about the future. ”

      Jarek,
      Do you not find this comment…incongruous? He supposes a potential failure of the Globalist agenda,

      Perhaps without due cause.

      Nor one even remotely developed in his comments.

      • Jarek June 5, 2022 at 1:08 pm #

        You have a point there. It may be his Christian faith coming up to the surface. He believes that they will fail, ok, but how much is going to be left after the terrible struggle? His faith is helping him to be hopeful perhaps, or from your pov, helping him to whistle past the graveyard.

        Of if this is the ultimate struggle, Christ will be returning to heal wounds.

        • Jarek June 5, 2022 at 1:09 pm #

          correction: Or not Of

    • Blackbird June 4, 2022 at 9:04 pm #

      “…China was not interested in being a part of the globalist project…”

      China is the globalist project.

      And yes, that is one rather long copy ‘n’ paste.

      I’d think you could refer to the article – we can find it without a link – and then summarize it in your own words. The rest of the commentariat could then spend more time remarking on what a well-read, articulate, and considerate poster that Jaros is. Or maybe not – we’d probably think you’re up to something…

      • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 11:39 pm #

        China is the globalist project. Yes, but in what sense? That’s what the article is about. Are they on board as our Elite thinks or thought? Not at all? Or pretending to be but really not (my theory)?

        • messianicdruid June 5, 2022 at 4:07 pm #

          Maybe this will help:

          banned.video/watch?id=629a77a86f33020471e81d51

          Propping up a dead horse [ world system of mammon ] with 2X4s [ new FRNs ] only works until the horse starts to decompose but it gives those who know the horse is dead time to salvage the saddle and bridle.

        • Blackbird June 5, 2022 at 8:06 pm #

          I think your theory is a good one, if, what you’re saying is, in other words:

          “There is not room for both the elites and China in the New World Order.”

          If so, I agree.

          The plutocrats served China up to a point, by hollowing out and over-stretching the US economy, while being instrumental in the building of China’s. But the plutocrat’s way is not the Chinese way. The Chinese also seem more meritocratic than aristocratic – no generational unearned wealth for them. Maybe that is why the “elite” are so interested in transhumanism. No place for them in the long-term Chinese future.

          • Jarek June 5, 2022 at 10:04 pm #

            Yes, exactly. They thought they could keep remaking the Chinese in their own image. But the Chinese love themselves too much and will decide their own future.

          • elysianfield June 6, 2022 at 12:45 am #

            “he Chinese also seem more meritocratic than aristocratic – no generational unearned wealth for them. Maybe that is why the “elite” are so interested in transhumanism. No place for them in the long-term Chinese future.

            Bird,
            Maybe, maybe not. In the early 90’s we had a meeting with a very wealthy, very heavy Chinese gentleman…long pinkie fingernail and all. He was quick to tell us that his father was on the long march with Mao….

  65. MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 2:52 pm #

    California has gone bonkers-bananas over the top in its attack on children:

    https://wng.org/roundups/state-mandates-payment-for-childrens-breast-removal-1617220421

    • BackRowHeckler June 4, 2022 at 4:26 pm #

      Mary, that’s unbelievable.

      Once these kids mutilate themselves, they’re done. Their live are spoiled.

      • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 11:22 pm #

        Yes. Matt Walsh tried to emphasize this in his movie, but I don’t think he went far enough. He did a good job raising awareness, though. Stuff like this going on in California is just insane – it’s mind-boggling.

        I work with women who are trying to keep men out of women’s prisons, for instance, as well as those trying to keep big pharma’s mitts off of kids, and it’s an uphill battle.

        A doctor on Twitter weighed in on the use of Lupron for kids as ‘puberty blockers’ and said yes, it causes ‘medical castration.’

        And the wokies cheer and cheer, and celebrate Transhausen by Proxy parents for abusing their children.

      • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 11:45 pm #

        How REALLY bad it actually is:

        https://twitter.com/MegaSausageHead/status/1533214827627352064

    • Blackbird June 4, 2022 at 9:12 pm #

      But if they have psoriatic arthritis (for example) they have to foot the bill for Enbril ($1,500/week last I looked) on their own. Socialized medicine, for sex changes and illegal aliens only.

      Well, at least they managed to turn honey bees into fish – same miracle the Pope worked on beavers back in Siglo 17.

      That’s why you arm yourselves kids. A world this crazy don’t end well.

  66. Jarek June 4, 2022 at 3:10 pm #

    Some of the Ladies like the Amish. And they also like Gays. Now let’s bring the two data sets together and ask, What do the Amish think about Gays? Bet they don’t think much of them.

    It’s very hard for the Ladies in particular to bring data sets together, perhaps partly because of their strong likes and dislikes and fear of what they might find. As the Ancients said, reform of character must come before intellectual proficiency lest one become a monster. How many people care to take themselves on like this?

    • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 3:37 pm #

      Oooh was it something I said? Here comes the hatin’ on the ladies.

      • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 4:14 pm #

        No, not you. Not everything is about you.

      • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 4:24 pm #

        This is about all the women who comment here & for the other guys who are misogynists like you.

    • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 8:00 pm #

      My guess is that the Amish don’t think about them at all. Their view of gays is probably much like mine was when I first encountered them in college. A man tells you he is attracted to other men, and you think, “That’s ridiculous and impossible. Who would even believe something like that?”

      I see no incongruity in liking two very different groups of people, even though they may strongly disapprove of one another.

      • Blackbird June 4, 2022 at 9:18 pm #

        I think you’re correct.

        Reporter interviewing Amish, asking about their opinion on gays, has to explain what “gay” is, (“Yeah, a guy puts his ding-dong thing up another guy’s butt.”) watches the confused expressions crossing over the family’s faces. Finally Papa Amish catches on and chuckles. “The English! Always making the jokes!” The whole family joins in the laughter, relieved to realize that no guy really puts his ding-dong thing there.

        • Q. Shtik June 4, 2022 at 10:58 pm #

          This^ is funny Blacky.

        • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 11:24 pm #

          Hahaha! That’s very close to the scenes Matt Walsh filmed with the Massai (sp?) in Africa for his documentary. They were laughing at the craziness the western world is enmired in.

        • Anthea June 5, 2022 at 6:59 am #

          I have to wonder about the veracity of this anecdote. I have never been personally acquainted with any Amish, but I can’t see this conversation playing out this way. I suspect that any mention of ding-dongs or butts would be met with grave silence–and perhaps a reminder that Papa Amish’s wife or daughter or children are present.

          One regular old non-Amish woman recently told me that, when she is at a social gathering where someone is dropping the F-bomb that she feels her husband should step up to the plate and remind the offender that his wife is present–and other people’s wives and kids.

          • Blackbird June 5, 2022 at 8:18 pm #

            Alas, it’s not an anecdote Ant, just a fictional scenario.

            But I did say, “confused expressions”. To me that sort of implies silence, perhaps grave. And of course it had to be the reporter mentioning ding-dongs and butts, not the Amish. Then Papa fixed it, and the family was relieved.

            Play it again. Try to suspend your disbelief. Maybe you’ll enjoy it more the second time around.

      • Jarek June 4, 2022 at 11:36 pm #

        That make sense. But many want everything they like to be “one”…..

    • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 8:59 am #

      Fluffy, The Flip Side & Feminism’s Fundamental Failure

      Jarek, your comment here seems sort of fluffy and like you are grasping for something and kind of missing it. Or maybe I am.

      As I suggested in the previous threads, there are lots of cool women out there, so let’s not get fluffy over some women, which you start off with…
      Well, you use the term ‘Ladies’ and with a capital L (and Gays with a capital G), which is kind of odd and seems to contribute to the fluffy feel of your comment.

      There are cool women and cool men (to you, if not to everyone) out there and then there are the other men and women who are maybe, at least to some, maybe to you, less cool. But each to their own yes?

      Also, try to put yourself in women’s shoes if you think you haven’t. You could have arrived on this planet as a woman.

      If men and women are different sides of the same coin, so to speak, then perhaps it can be argued that there will always be a flip side to your issues with women, namely the flip side of those issues with men. And so it might be prudent to pay attention to that as well.

      As a related aside, one serious problem with feminism, if it is truly interested in sexual equity/harmony, might be found in the word, itself, and its implied ‘lens’…
      It appears that issues between the sexes, in the ultimate interest of sexual equity, cannot be resolved by looking through a lens that implies an obvious bias from the start.

      In a nutshell, it looks like feminism likely will never be about sexual equity and will therefore fail in its purported task.

      • Jarek June 5, 2022 at 1:15 pm #

        I admit I use caps too much. And I agree that there are cool women and men. But in equal numbers? It is to laugh.

        They want everything. To rave about being strong, to virtue signal about equality, AND to have all of their old privileges and use all of their old wiles.

        Life is sacrifice. If you one thing, you will not and cannot (legitimately) have other things. If one refuses to sacrifice, then it will be done for you, against your will by others or life itself.

        This, this is the strong medicine that you need. Fill up a bucket of cold water and douse yourself with it. Then another for the next womb man that you meet. And burn your teddy bears. It’s time to put away childish things.

        • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 10:46 pm #

          My Particular Brand of Cool, by Jarek
          with forward by Shoplet™

          “I agree that there are cool women and men. But in equal numbers? It is to laugh.” ~ Jarek

          They don’t have to be ‘in equal numbers’ if we are talking about just you. Recall I wrote; “(to you, if not to everyone)”.

          We can’t run after everyone and bitch about how they don’t all conform to our notions of reality or what we want for it/them. Life’s too short.

          As I suggested in previous threads, just be the best that you can be. Be the changes you seek and you may inspire/attract your own particular brand of cool.

          Maybe write a book.

  67. hustled enough June 4, 2022 at 3:17 pm #

    “Let’s assume that John Durham actually cares about his self-respect and his reputation.”

    And why would you assume this? Many people who have attached their wagons to FOOTUS and what he represents have ended up with diminished self-respect, reputations, and occasional gaol sentences that require dubious pardons to get rid of… well some got them… Anyway, the point is–what is the essential difference between what Durham is doing and what someone else did battling windmills? None, as far as I can tell… the end result is just as batshit crazy, hurtful to those involved, but surely entertaining to watch from the sidelines. This is just another in a long line of predictions that have not been realized. The problem is the same as the one economists face–they know we are headed for a recession, but you can’t use that knowledge to predict what the market will do from one day to the next.

    We should be all glad. If it was as easy as JHK Admin thought it would be to get a conviction, the former President would be in gaol right now. Beyond a reasonable doubt is a high standard. We should be thankful of that, whether one supports Durham’s tilting or not. Cheers.

    • SoftStarLight June 4, 2022 at 3:28 pm #

      This is so unfair

      • hustled enough June 4, 2022 at 4:55 pm #

        Why do you say that, SoftStarLight?

        • SoftStarLight June 4, 2022 at 6:28 pm #

          Oh, well in the moment of reading your comment I just became upset that justice appears not to be blind and all that jazz

          • hustled enough June 4, 2022 at 8:14 pm #

            OK, that still feels a bit unclear to me, but no worries. I don’t know if justice has ever been impartial–it depends more on how wealthy you are, I think…

  68. Night Owl June 4, 2022 at 3:48 pm #

    “Why did the prime minister of New Zealand just came all the way to NY to attend a meeting at BlackRock headquarters?”

    https://twitter.com/realjuliasong/status/1533138248750571520?cxt=HHwWgIC9xajH5sYqAAAA

    Gee, I wonder.

    • Blackbird June 4, 2022 at 9:19 pm #

      Some things just can’t be said over the phone.

    • Amman June 5, 2022 at 5:05 am #

      Kiss her Massah’s feet, what else?

  69. tom clark June 4, 2022 at 5:58 pm #

    If you consider yourself human (if you are “beyond that”, good luck), you might want to reacquaint yourself in this Anthropocene Age with the concept of stewardship. It begins with observing. And it ends w/ doing what’s right. No links needed.

    • SoftStarLight June 4, 2022 at 6:30 pm #

      Of course, thank you for the reminder, tom

    • Anthea June 4, 2022 at 11:38 pm #

      I don’t know why, but, to me, a person who talks like this always seems like a horse’s ass. This reads like advertising copy on a box of children’s breakfast cereal.

      • Amman June 5, 2022 at 5:04 am #

        Oh, Chrissakes…

      • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 12:06 pm #

        “…a box of children’s breakfast cereal.” ~ Anthea

        Sugar Bear looks stoned on marijuana, while the Trix Rabbit looks to be on acid.

      • Jarek June 5, 2022 at 1:20 pm #

        Meet tom clark. No caps here! We’re all small people. Hobbits. Equity at last!

  70. David Webb June 4, 2022 at 7:56 pm #

    I tried posting about this yesterday, but it’s stuck in admin approval limbo because I included a link. I think it’s important enough and of interest to people here so I’m going to try it without the link:

    It has just been revealed that Perkins Coie, the lawyers for the DNC and Hillary for America have been hosting office space for the FBI in their offices since 2012, including a terminal for FBI records searches by agents and “contractors”. Coincidentally, about 85% of those record searches have been illegal/unconstitutional. If you somehow haven’t heard of Perkins Coie, they’re the ones who contracted some spooks to fabricate a story about Trump Colluding with Russia, resulting in a years long investigation by… the FBI. I’m sure their investigation was completely impartial (even though they knew from the start that it was a hoax but continued investigating anyway.)

    • David Webb June 4, 2022 at 7:57 pm #

      I forgot to include a non-link. If you go to the Conservative Treehouse website it is on the front page right now.

    • MaryQueen June 4, 2022 at 11:26 pm #

      Very interesting, thanks, David.

  71. Pucker June 4, 2022 at 8:09 pm #

    Goodfellas

    They suspect that “Goodfellas” actor, Ray Liotta, was whacked by the “Vaccine”.

    I think that Ray Liotta did TV commercials for Pfizer.

    • SpeedyBB June 5, 2022 at 11:56 am #

      You remind me, Pucker, of the fast footwork and contorted ‘splainin’ that followed the blood clot on the brain of Hailey, the wife of Justin Bieber.

      As I recall she is 26 and in perfect health. But The Question – NO. It must not even be whispered. Raised eyebrows also verboten.

      Poster-girl for Clot-Shot Victim.

      Google-search words “Justin-Bieber-wife-blood-clot-vaccine-injury” and the first article that pops up carries the headline “Hailey Bieber Blood Clotting Stroke Caused by Covid-19 Vaccine? Chatter on Social Media Fuels Conspiracy Theory”.

      Chatter, Chet.

      Vincit Omnia Veritas.

      • Shoplet™ June 5, 2022 at 11:24 pm #

        vincit omnia veritas Latin phrase

        vin·?cit om·?nia ve·?ri·?tas | \ ?wi?-kit-??m-n?-ä-?w?-ri-?täs
        \
        Definition of vincit omnia veritas

        : truth conquers all things” ~ Dictionary.com

  72. Pucker June 4, 2022 at 9:00 pm #

    James Waston, the famed co-discoverer of the “Double Helix” structure of DNA was a big Eugenicist who fervently believed that different races have different genetic propensities towards Intelligence and Criminality.

    I see that it was the African nations that ganged up to vote down last week the UN treaty that would have vested sole authority to declare future pandemics in the World Health Organization, which is controlled by Bill Gates. Thank God for Africa. Thank God for black people.

    I wonder if the white hillbillies, crackers, and Klansmen know that their sorry asses were literally saved by black people? Go figure….

    • Blackbird June 4, 2022 at 9:28 pm #

      Because black people have totally shut down this whole Plandemic scam? Black Power!

      Damn those parallel universes – why am I always in the wrong one?

      So thank you black people for saving my sorry ass (after robbing it a couple times – thought I forgot didn’t you?) – and apparently granting me immortality?

      And white people – you should be ashamed for all you have done for me – writing, electricity, taking the time to cook dead animals before eating them…

      • Pucker June 4, 2022 at 9:32 pm #

        What?

        • JohnAZ June 5, 2022 at 12:42 am #

          Big difference between US and African Blacks!

    • SoftStarLight June 5, 2022 at 3:55 am #

      LOL indeed. And I’m sure the Africans are in no hurry to start another recolonization process. The African Union also recently met with Russia to work out plans to purchase grain and food since Ukrainian grain and crops are basically offline right now. Ultimately they are likely to pay in rubles so that could be another step in the ruble becoming international currency. I am thankful but I must say that the opposition to the WHO treaty amendments in the US are indeed considered white supremacists so ironically enough the answer to your ? is in many ways yes.

      • Amman June 5, 2022 at 4:57 am #

        Ruble will be a currency for drastically important commodities such as oil gas wheat etc but not a world currency. The US dollar still has a long way to go.

        • messianicdruid June 5, 2022 at 4:35 pm #

          It has lost well over 90% of its purchasing power since 1913. Not really that much further to go.

    • Amman June 5, 2022 at 5:02 am #

      Link? Or title for the article to google up?

    • GreenAlba June 5, 2022 at 9:57 am #

      The presidents of Haiti, Tanzania and (I believe) Burundi tried to repel the Big Pharma covid vaxx offensive, At least two of them, if not three, paid for that with their life, although the Fact Checkers would obviously have it otherwise.

      • MaryQueen June 5, 2022 at 1:58 pm #

        Yes, and notice how they were all ignored in the MSM.

    • benr June 5, 2022 at 12:47 pm #

      The same blacks who have been murdered for years with bad vaccines and raped by UN troops?

  73. JohnAZ June 4, 2022 at 9:48 pm #

    In DC, right now, our future may be being decided.

    Bildenburg, closed conference in DC, makes DAVOs look like small potatoes. It is a WEF war conference. No press allowed. The guest list is something else, with Henry Kissinger at the front. The current leader is the head of NATO. They are expecting a video call in from Zelensky.

    Wonder what is going on, who is in the sights?

    BTW, the head of Ukraines gas and oil group is high on the list of invitees. Isn’t that a Hunter Biden connection? Is the Biden Mob directly connected to this group?

    JHK, any info on this group of globalists? See ya Monday.

    • SoftStarLight June 5, 2022 at 3:42 am #

      I did hear about this but honestly I haven’t paid much attention to it because at the moment I am experiencing a strong case of secret society fatigue. It is actually Bilderberg though. I have heard various commentary that some at the top of the food chain are looking for an off ramp from the war due to grave miscalculations.

      • JohnAZ June 5, 2022 at 10:32 am #

        SSL

        These organizations are 70 years old. They have been making global inroads since WW2.

        They survive and grow because people are apathetic and are in denial about them. Everything election cycle they make inroads, they turned a “conservative” swing into a Democrat trend under the Bushes. Just look at Liz Cheney right now, total RINO who needs to be tossed out of the GOP.

        It is sad, but when I look around, I have seen three governors willing to take on the Deep State and just a sprinkling of GOPers in DC.

        Maybe that is why the Dems are so cocky about their agenda in spite of the polls.

        Just think about the Ends that the WEF and their war wing, Bilderberg (Thanks!) have in store for America. When you realize that these groups exist, are very active and will use every means possible to extend their power.

        How to stop them? Americans now have one tool to stick a block into their plans.

        Vote conservative, vote MAGA, do not vote Liberal or RINO. Send a message to the globalists that America is not dirt under their feet. Right now, IMHO, it is the only tool America has to stop them.

        Think about what they want, their ends.

        Welfare state > communism, I see what you have, I want some of it. Earn it? Forget it.

        No borders, no control of the Mob international, just what the Globalists want.

        Destruction of the dollar’s integrity, part of destruction of America

        Destruction of the White European common culture in the US. Absolute imperative, a White culture will not allow a bunch of international thugs to take over America. They want a browning of America so they, White criminals, can take over the remaining POC serfs that will remain.

        Irony seems to always prevail. The immigrants believe in an America that no longer exists. The economic advantage of coming here is disappearing.

        Thanks to constant pressure from the Globalists.

        • JohnAZ June 5, 2022 at 10:33 am #

          Again, ironically, the safety valve for the White culture may be Russia! IMHO.

          • Jarek June 5, 2022 at 1:25 pm #

            This is why I do what I do. Yammering endlessly about White this and White that might actually influence the Conversation, allowing the jammed Overton Window to move a bit.

            Much heat and little light? Perhaps, but if it thaws the ice jamming the window, it’s still good.

          • SoftStarLight June 5, 2022 at 3:09 pm #

            I’m not even sure voting really can help. I am going to go through the motions in November if that opportunity does indeed manifest. If by an off chance it does indeed help a little. I do agree with your premise though. It seems very possible too that there is no longer a political answer to our problems. Like the system is way too far gone and needs to be redone altogether.

    • Amman June 5, 2022 at 4:54 am #

      I’m thinking their system is broken. Something new called a Ruble outside their control. One Billion Chinese and One Billion Indians have also emerged on the world stage and they figured (wrongly) they can tell these 2 countries what’s good for them. Same with Russia and the long-suffering and by now trigger-ready Muslims. The meeting is to find out if they have any meaningful chances of success against Russia and China and about other stuff you can figure out from your neck of the woods.

  74. tom clark June 4, 2022 at 10:53 pm #

    JAZ…the “Hunter Biden connection” is Kathleen Buhle. Say her name.

    Meanwhile, Mike Pence for Pres in 2024. He’ll twist in the wind quite nicely.

    • JohnAZ June 5, 2022 at 12:39 am #

      Hunter’s connection in the Ukraine was the gas and oil group, he owns part of it and I believe was on its board. As Hannity would say, with absolutely no experience in the field.

      Buhle, I hope , does a number on his morale character. If there is any.

      Vote for Pence. It will be a vote for the Deep State and thus the globalist onrush. If that is your baby, good deal. Not me.

  75. Pucker June 4, 2022 at 11:47 pm #

    How many people would have to be eliminated to balance the West’s Energy shortfall and drive down prices?

    Eliminating people would resolve the Inflation dilemma, right? How many people? It’s probably possible to do the Math?

    • SoftStarLight June 5, 2022 at 3:28 am #

      I’m sure it’s possible to do the math but at the same time some will say it is a cruel math. You could win those particular individuals, some of whom may be consequential, over perhaps by replacing eliminating with relocating. So basically you can just inform the people that they will need to move because prices are real high and there is not enough stuff in stock and gasoline and electricity and all. A lot of people are here illegally so you could start there and that is millions and millions of excess people that the forest is being cut down to make room for and everything.

    • Amman June 5, 2022 at 4:45 am #

      The world population can go to a pop. of 10 Billion and their will still be far and away enough resources to take care of them if intelligent and sincere intentions are left alone to work themselves out on their behalf. You should know there has always been a struggle between people and leaders who are for the general and public welfare and others who are for the welfare of their clique and its power – these latter types are best exemplified today by the WEF crowd and Billionaire hanger-on’s. Combined West is going to go thru adjustments for sure to 2032.

      • gustafson.robert.22 June 5, 2022 at 8:36 am #

        The problem isn’t as much the population number as It is the tendency to continued growth.

        A bored and well-fed population will procreate in exponential rabbit-style.

      • elysianfield June 5, 2022 at 10:22 am #

        “The world population can go to a pop. of 10 Billion and their will still be far and away enough resources to take care of them if intelligent and sincere intentions are left alone to work themselves out on their behalf.”

        “…if intelligent and cincere intentions….”

        Anman,
        Well, that is a hell of a qualifier.

        The weakness of Communism is in production
        The weakness of Capitalism is in distribution.

        • JohnAZ June 5, 2022 at 11:01 am #