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Notice, there are two sets of hostages in this phase of what looks like an engineered US collapse: the thousands of stranded Americans who can’t get out of Afghanistan thanks to the history-rockin’ ineptitude of “Joe Biden,” Tony Blinken, and General Mark Milley, and the millions of We-the-People back home whose minds are hostage to the narratives concocted in a shadowland of sinister governance. Welcome to a week of throwdowns and showdowns, a force majeure of mind change.

A strange paralysis in the Pentagon has prevented the use of US power to clear an escape corridor to Kabul’s airport and establish order in the facility — this, after the tactically mystifying decision to abandon the US Bagram military airfield, a good twenty miles outside of festering Kabul, and surrounded by more easily-securable empty desert. Britain and France managed to get their nationals out last week, only to be rebuked by American brass for “making us look bad.” That helped, I’m sure.

And then how long can the stranded Americans even stay hidden and alive? They have to eat. Either they come out of their hidey-holes and get to some market, or they would (theoretically) have to send some Afghani servants to fetch them supplies, But, what Afghani in his right mind would want to be caught in service to the Americans by the Taliban? That quandary must have a pretty short time-horizon on it. Standing by to see how it works out….

Next in this week’s throwdown parade is the FDA’s imminent approval of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine, without any of the usual extensive trials. How does that even happen, with an efficacy rate of 39 percent maximum and a runaway train of vicious side effects ranging from brain and heart damage to infertility? The so-called mRNA “vaccines” are also implicated in the ongoing mutation of the disease, producing a cavalcade of variants. Is that, perhaps, on-purpose, to keep the pandemic going, preventing it from burning-out?

Covid-19 is an expedient device for exercising the most severe control over the daily life of Americans, and it is being used liberally once again in the “blue” cities to make ordinary business as difficult as possible even unto shut-down and ruin. FDA approval will further enable the mandatory “vaccination” of school-children, government workers, and corporate employees. About half the country still refuses to get jabbed. You are about to see them go hard-core when the FDA makes its move.

The shadow cabal behind “Joe Biden” will, accordingly, destroy what is left of public education as millions of parents withdraw their kids from the system. You will then see the rapid assembly of home-schooling networks that aggregate informally into small private academies — and, of course, the biggest losers will be the minorities who lack the cultural mojo to home-school. Well done, “Joe Biden” and the FDA!  While you’re at it, why not destroy Higher Ed, too? (That sound you’ll hear is plywood getting nailed up on the windows of countless insolvent small colleges.)

The school revolt will only be one part of a greater uproar against the confabulated hysteria of Covid-19. Throwdown will lead to showdown as the alienation of We-the-People from a tyrannical rogue government bangs the crisis gong. Next up: the release of the Arizona election audit’s preliminary findings. Rumor is that they show the grossest possible, and probably criminal, mismanagement of the balloting, pointing to a conclusion that “Joe Biden” did not win that state’s election. Additional rumor has it that the ballots carried hidden, traceable serial numbers, or something like that, showing conclusively how the paper vote was rigged. Rachel Maddow’s nightmare — “They have the ballots!!!” — comes true… a wake-up for the Woked-up.

As predicted here, John Durham is back in the news. The captive news media — that is, the mainstream orgs owned by the Intel Community — put stories out last week that the RussiaGate special prosecutor has actually made some trips to the grand jury. That implies some kind of criminal prosecution. Their spin was that he had only netted a few small-fry, characters mostly outside government such as Igor Danchenko of the Brookings Institution, said to be the chief source for Christopher Steele’s nefarious “dossier.” Don’t believe it. Durham is going for the sharks and whales: Andrew McCabe, Peter Strzok, John Brennan, Bruce and Nellie Ohr… and, really, how can James Comey be excluded from that gang, since he was running it?

This week marks the beginning of the Deep State’s hard time. Its narratives are shredding. Its mind-control measures are slip-sliding away. Half the country has been onto their game for years, and the other half is about to feel their heads explode as a corrective reality elbows into the scene. That is, the real-and-only reality, not the one confabulated backstage for you by skulking quislings. See how you’ve been played? They have taken your country. Maybe you should start caring about that.


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  1. fattigmann August 23, 2021 at 9:29 am #

    Scared as hell once they approve the “vax” and start turning the screws.

    • Rodster August 23, 2021 at 9:49 am #

      Why are you scared as hell? Just refuse to take their bullshit experimental drug aka “vaccine”. It starts with you. I will NOT allow myself to take that crap. I prefer freedom and choice which this country no longer has. It’s controlled and run by The Deep State. Eventually there will be civil unrest and a revolt. Fear not, it’s coming.

      It’s time to bring back Nancy Reagan’s drug campaign slogan:

      “JUST SAY NO!”

      • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 10:02 am #

        Exactly Rodster – and if that doesn’t work, throat-punch them.

        • O.G. Hawkins August 23, 2021 at 11:40 am #

          Hahaha!

          • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 12:12 pm #

            O.G. – what’s happening up there with that firebrand Polish pastor, Pawlowski? He’s a hero in my book.

            Seems he’s been persecuted heavily for upholding his beliefs, but I don’t hear of anyone coming to his defense. Not a good sign. What gives?

          • O.G. Hawkins August 23, 2021 at 7:44 pm #

            Hey Ron.

            Canadian are sheeple. We do what we’re told and line-up (in orderly single-file) for a $3 coffee.

            I only ever heard of him via CFNers. There was no Cdn MSM that I saw..

            Sad but True.

            He is not alone. Canada also provides:

            Dr Hoffe
            Dr Hodkinson
            Dr Christian
            Patrick King

            This shit’s gettin’ Real. Really Real.

      • shotho August 23, 2021 at 10:02 am #

        Right, fear only leads to more fear. There are absolutely things to fear in life, but oppression by government is not high on the list. Remember, there is safety in numbers.

        • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 10:11 am #

          shoto – fear is a disease, THE disease. There is nothing to fear in life – nothing. Once you realize that, you are free – liberated.

          • Rodster August 23, 2021 at 10:48 am #

            “There is nothing to fear in life – nothing. Once you realize that, you are free – liberated.”

            “EXACTLY”!

            As one gets older you realize that you and everything else on this planet has an expiration date. In other words we eventually all face death. And as the saying goes, I’d rather “die standing up than begging on my knees”. That is NO way to live, in fear.

          • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 11:06 am #

            I’m hoping the money goes bad soon. If they can’t pay law enforcement and the military, they collapse both quickly and bigly.

            As for UN troops intervening; they’ll get the welcome they deserve from every Billy Jo Bob in flyover country.

          • Rodster August 23, 2021 at 11:30 am #

            “I’m hoping the money goes bad soon.”

            Eventually it will, just like it did in the Weimar Republic. It’s heading for a hyperinflation flameout. We have never seen this before where nations are literally printing digitized money that is backed by nothing but keystrokes.

            It’s MMT until we flame out but at least Paul Krugman gets his MMT wish because he believes we can just print as much money as the government needs too, to pay its bills.

          • O.G. Hawkins August 23, 2021 at 11:43 am #

            Typically, beggars do not live in fear. They can’t. They are in constant danger as compared to those standing on their feet.

            God bless the Homeless. May they get a square meal today. Each and every one of them.

          • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 11:49 am #

            Great death scene. “Do not be afraid”.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5c_a_ES0ULE

          • O.G. Hawkins August 23, 2021 at 11:49 am #

            @Rodster

            Ya, “pay” its bills (i.e. banksters loot the net worth of USA clean – “picked it like a chicken bone”).

            ——

            CFNers jumped all over me when I stated that I sniffed the stench of US$ hyperinflation mere months ago.

            I stand by my prediction and it is Good to read your Weimer comparisons.

          • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 12:02 pm #

            @Janos – you beat me to the punch – one of the best, deeply instructive scenes ever – just my opinion. Thanks for the link.

          • thirdcoastlegend August 23, 2021 at 12:24 pm #

            Ron-

            Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.

            hmuller-

            I expect the Deep State to invite the PLA/PLAAN/PLAAF to help with unruly US regions filled with freedom-loving people.

          • Q. Shtik August 23, 2021 at 2:29 pm #

            There is nothing to fear in life – Ron A

            ===========

            Have to disagree with you on this, Ron.

            One may fear for family members but not for their own self. I fear for my oldest son, his wife, and their two boys who are my only grandkids. Their parents don’t read this blog or anything like it. They are mostly oblivious to anti-vaxx arguments. They, and the rest of our extended family, cheered when I got my two jabs in April. I was the last to do so.

            Recently my wife has been saying how badly she wished the age for children getting vaxxed would be lowered to include our 9 and 8 yo grandsons. I groaned and my eyes rolled back in my head. She has no idea of the arguments against. She seems to think there could be nothing nefarious going on especially since the Dems were able to dump Trump. I’ve given up on getting her to read Kunstler on a regular basis. She scoffs when I mention it…thinks Jim is a nutcase and so am I by extension. Same for the rest of the extended family. They won’t even entertain the possibility of… well you get my point.

          • Doc Holliday August 23, 2021 at 4:06 pm #

            To Rodster below: Actually, the phrase you are looking for is “I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees”, to which the correct response (Thanks to “Catch 22”), “I would rather live on my feet than die on my knees”. Thinking in this manner is much more healthy and should be the proper way to view the future.

          • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 11:13 pm #

            @Rulo – thanks for the link. Janos also posted above.

            Assuming you’ve seen the whole show. The Deer Hunter has been my all-time favorite, but Apocalypto a very close second, that I watch maybe 3 times a year now.

            Just now dawned on me, the similarities: warriors, steel-hardened human bonds, uncommon courage, visceral violence and both incredible cinematography. Lots of depth in both.

          • Ron Anselmo August 24, 2021 at 12:01 am #

            @Q – Always enjoy your posts. Very flattered though by the length of your reply – might be a record. I’ve asked Admin to scrape the archives just to confirm.

            Let me try to close the circle on fear. Understand that when all is said and done, your (extended) family will be fine – no need for you to fear for them.

            They, in turn, need to understand that when all is said and done, you’ll be fine – no need for them to fear for you (the reason they all cheered when you got vaccinated was that they have a genuine fear for your health – their hearts’ in the right place).

            At present, needlessly, the fear (limitation) remains – you for them, and they for you. Eliminate both and the family will live freely – all liberated. How?

            Everyone is contagious, it’s up to each of us to decide what we want to catch. Let your grandsons watch you live your life without fear, and they’ll learn to be fearless like grandpa.

            Rational fear kept us from being eaten by sabre-tooth tigers, but upon close examination, most fears are completely irrational – the cause of rampant mental illness & anxiety.

            I feel your pain on the rest of your post – same boat – no rest for the weary outsiders.

          • Rulo Deschamps August 25, 2021 at 9:21 pm #

            Ron, yes, I see now Janos was first.

            Apocalypto is my favorite film of all time. There’s Citizen Kane and Casablanca and Apocalypse Now and many others, but Apocalypto, to me, is the ultimate masterpiece.

            Mayan archeology buff, history buff, here… the amount of research and vivid re-creation is a triumph of art.

            Deer hunter is not bad either!

          • Ron Anselmo August 25, 2021 at 11:30 pm #

            We spent some time in Belize, with intentions of moving there in 2007 – couldn’t take Dubya & Cheney & their crew any longer. Didn’t work out – story better told over a beer.

            Point was, the jungles oozed Maya, in the jungles you could feel it. I’d go back in a heartbeat, but I’d be doing it single.

      • Pete August 23, 2021 at 10:59 am #

        Rodster,

        Let me tell you why it’s scary. For me, anyway…

        Peaking out from behind my normalcy bias, I see a bleak picture for me and the people I love. Very bleak. We don’t need no pep talk, this train is a run-away.

        Today’s announcement of FDA approval will take out those who pinned their hopes on the law through their own normalcy bias, that it would never be approved, let alone rubber stamped. (again).

        You are right. The only argument is, “No, I will not take it!” That means no phony vax cards, no cleverly constructed rationales based on a previous reality can be used to assert your position.

        Solzhenitsyn’s admonishment against burning in the camps is burning in my brain.

        What scares me is looking into the eyes of the people I love and tearing down their normalcy bias. When they see what I see, they will panic. Their fear will be irrational and hard to control. I’m afraid of that day.

        • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:13 am #

          I agree with Ron and Rodster, but I did have to pass through the ‘fear portal’ first.

          So you are correct. The people that haven’t done so yet will be forced to, and it is not going to be pretty.

          • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 11:59 am #

            See the movie Apocalypto, produced and directed by Mel Gibson.

            The deep underlying message is that fear is a disease. Being around the fearful (know any?) is dangerous – you can catch their disease.

            Be forewarned, – easily one of the most violent movies I’ve ever seen, and had trouble sleeping the first time I saw it.

            Fear of one thing or another, is our limitation(s). Once you disassociate yourself from all fear(s) – you are free.

            No more fear of failure, fear of success, fear of loss (friends, family, possessions, money), fear of abandonment, fear of ridicule, fear of dying, fear of loneliness, fear of anything.

            When you no longer fear – you are free – simple as that.

          • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 1:37 pm #

            Addendum:

            We’re hard-wired for a “fight-or-flight” response. Once you get beyond fear – disassociate yourself from fear – flight is no longer an option as a reaction. Fight becomes your default, and only response.

          • MaryQueen August 24, 2021 at 7:40 pm #

            Ron, I’m pretty sure I saw that, how weird it didn’t make as big an impression on me as it did you.

            But I agree re: fear. Whenever I actively work to dispel it, I feel much freer. And yes, I am surrounded by people who are fearful (most people are). Afraid of losing their jobs, afraid of losing face, afraid of getting sick, afraid of being broke, etc.

            People just don’t live for the moment any more. I’m striving to do that.

          • Ron Anselmo August 24, 2021 at 9:58 pm #

            Good girl Mary, hang in there. I sense you’re still tying to catch your balance – but only in the slightest sense. The move from Cali, settling in in Boise & then maybe points beyond, if Boise gets overrun. Add the current state of affairs, and that’s a lot on one’s plate.

            You’re absolutely right, live fearlessly and in the moment.
            People live the majority of their lives in a time that doesn’t exist.

            Much of our time regretting or living in the past – a time that no longer exists. Much of our time worrying about tomorrow & the future – a time that also doesn’t exist.

            Today, this present moment is all we have, celebrate it.

            BTW – really enjoy all your posts, different parts, informative, knowledgeable & entertaining.

          • MaryQueen August 25, 2021 at 8:39 pm #

            @Ron, thanks for the encouragement and kind words.

            I really enjoy your posts as well!

            Yes, this past year has been insane. My most recent saving grace has been exercising (biking, swimming) and the return to reading novels. And always, gardening.

            At least many of us will not be shocked as will most people. I have been waiting for this collapse for like 10 years… lol.

            I thought it would happen 5 years ago, but when it didn’t, I was kinda surprised. Then when the covid thing blew up I knew immediately that was it.

          • ThorsHammer August 26, 2021 at 12:16 pm #

            Mary

            A number of years ago I met a Rasta man on the beach in St. Lucia.Smoked some of his herb and talked about life. His moto was “Do=n worry, mon, be Happy.” He lived in a grass roof lean to up the beach and sold the occasional conch shell to tourists who wandered by. A hell of a lot closer to his goal than the billionaires I built yachts for in those days.

            The goal of the Malignant Overlords is Control over all living things. Freedom is finding a crack in their power net .

        • Rodster August 23, 2021 at 11:21 am #

          “What scares me is looking into the eyes of the people I love and tearing down their normalcy bias. When they see what I see, they will panic.”

          And yet, you warned them probably more than once and they did not listen to you. It’s on them NOT you remember that. It’s like the story of Noah, the people did not heed his repeated warnings, they derided him, but he kept warning them. Eventually he was right and he and his family lived with a clear conscience.

          The problem for many is that they get their NEWS from official sources and that’s bad because it’s controlled propaganda by the Deep State.

          • O.G. Hawkins August 23, 2021 at 11:55 am #

            You are correct, Rodster. These times are Biblical.

          • MaryQueen August 25, 2021 at 8:40 pm #

            Yes. I share some things with friends. Some also get it – and it’s usually my conservative friends.

            Most just refuse to let anything but mainstream sources dictate what they ‘know’.

            But NY Slimes isn’t gonna save ’em when it all goes south.

        • Mountain gal August 24, 2021 at 5:42 am #

          Anyone who would base their intent to take the Pfizer jab on the “rubber stamped” approval of it by the FDA is oblivious of the sad history of the FDA. Many drugs “approved’ by the FDa were later withdrawn due to how dangerous they turned out to be; the link below is just a few of them.

          http://www.drugsdb.com/blog/fda-approved-drugs-pulled-from-market.html

      • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 12:26 pm #

        I am following the “science”.

        I am part of “the control group”.

        Four years from now when the jabbed are having (possibly) very adverse outcomes, “science” will need “the control group” to do comparative studies.

        Pfizer and the FDA and the CDC and the WHO should be thrilled! we are all happy to stay in “the control group”!

        Odd though how they want everyone jabbed? Where’s the “science” in that?!

        • zenfugue August 23, 2021 at 2:44 pm #

          It’s not ‘science’ anymore, it’s “the science”… and we’ll be lucky if that’s not all that’s left of science in 4 years.

        • Mountain gal August 24, 2021 at 5:44 am #

          @ Abbywood

          Yes, I even got a “control group” t shirt- haven’t worn it yet. And I suspect they don’t want a control group as then we will be a stark example of the comparison between us and the vaxed down the road when the long-term adverse outcomes arise.

      • mike6972 August 23, 2021 at 12:27 pm #

        How do you say “no” when surrounded by heavily armed soldiers or “vaccine police”? Resist and you will tied-up, arrested, and taken-away to an internment camp. At the camp you will be forcibly vaccinated, or perhaps even just killed outright. Your family and friends will be interrogated and likely arrested. That’s what Communists do. Read Solzhenitsyn.

        • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 12:59 pm #

          Exactly, Mike! Keep saying it.

          BLM, Antifa, and the woke “movement” are all rooted in Marx, Marcuse, Angela Davis and so on. Communists every one.

          • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 1:45 pm #

            Yes, Ashamed – and the only ones to stand down and man handle Antifa/BLM in the streets, the Proud Boys, are held as political prisoners, without due process, in violation of The Great Writ. No one coming to their defense.

        • bluedog August 23, 2021 at 1:45 pm #

          LMAO I wonder what people would do if they didn’t have communism to blame things on, probably blame it on Mickey Mouse or Pluto or the Man In The Moon, talk about what fear will do for you that’s a perfect example of it, but after years and years of endless propaganda what can one expect,

          • DuckandCover August 23, 2021 at 4:04 pm #

            Ask the 25 million that Stalin killed, or the unknown millions that Mao killed, or the Uhygers in China today if there are reasons to blame and fear the communists.

          • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 9:32 pm #

            @D&C – Excellent. Add Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge to the list.

          • ASHAMED August 24, 2021 at 9:57 am #

            ALL top-down governance is evil. We’re all living in such, to one degree or another. The trick is to severely limit such regimes as quickly and often as we can; kinda like how this nation began.

          • benr August 24, 2021 at 10:11 am #

            Venezuela currently is enough to understand fear of both Communism and its little brother Socialism.
            Marx once quipped Socialism is a communist society that has not yet reached its higher-stage

        • Pete August 24, 2021 at 1:32 pm #

          Just because nobody else has…. today!

          “And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?… The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin’s thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If…if…We didn’t love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation…. We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.”

      • Perimetr August 23, 2021 at 3:22 pm #

        https://doctors4covidethics.org/official-eu-adverse-event-data-eu-uk-us/
        US: The figures below are derived from the official US adverse events database,VAERS. Further injuries and fatalities for the US lie behindVigibase, a WHO sponsored adverse reaction website only accessible by health professionals on the payment of a fee.

        Figures to 11thJune 2021

        VAERS: 5,993 deaths and 1,617,975 injuries. Given that official data are known to under-represent real-world injuries, if those figures represent 10% or 1% of the real total, fatal injuries would extrapolate to 59,930 or 599,300 deaths in the US respectively.

        Vigibase: 360,000 additional injuries and fatalities.

        https://doctors4covidethics.org/blog/
        https://doctors4covidethics.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Pfizer-pharmacokinetics-and-toxicity.pdf

      • roccofire August 23, 2021 at 7:22 pm #

        The hospital where I work is being instructed by N.Y.S. that you must take the vaccine if you are a hospital employee. The travling nurse companies are doing the same, the clincis, independent surgical centers, home health care aides and nurses as well. Where do you go if you need to support a family?

        I have taken the vaccinee, because being old, fat, diabetic front line hospital guy it was worth the risk, a discussion I had with my doctor, who is a Pro Trump guy. I fear the hate towards those that question the vaccinee and covid narrative, legminate Medical Doctors, and Ph D biologists, virologist, and infectious disease folks who believe in vaccinees but have questions about this one. OH well, these are the last hours of my Governor Andrew, I think the future ones will be worse, I miss Jimmy Carter, my first time to vote, I voted Jimmy.

        • SpeedyBB August 24, 2021 at 2:30 am #

          Now here is a physician who went through the early stages of dealing with patients in a hospital setting, month after month. And she always tested negative. She gets her Pfizer and BOOM she comes down with Covid.

          In this article she does not even mention the tiniest possibility that it was the vaccine that triggered the illness. Cognitive dissonance, at your service. She is still a faithful believer, even as she deals with the infection.

          https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/08/im-vaccinated-and-positive-for-covid-19.html?fbclid=IwAR0N7CWXgXRSks-zrziROv4CYtkiJMAzvCPaXylPGssru8IjWpJf4PQiLwc

          • dr gonzo August 24, 2021 at 2:11 pm #

            Sorry, you seem to be new here. Please allow me to summarize events based on my understanding of them.

            1. There is no ‘virus’. Dx is predicated on a flawed application of the PCR technology. The ‘virus’ was needed for …

            2. The ‘vaccine’. Rather than a traditional vaccine, this ‘vaccine’ is instead a population control weapon and a source of confusion in and of itself.

            3. Because there is no virus and no need for a vaccine, what stands behind all of this? A database. Insofar as one may be a fan of databases this one is very likely of the relational variety.

            4. What feature makes for the strength and power of the database? Testing and identification. As far as I am aware, all test methods involve submission of body fluid samples containing genetic information.

            Defeat the testing, defeat the threat.

            Then we hang them all.

        • ThorsHammer August 26, 2021 at 12:37 pm #

          My long time personal physician is the most skilled diagnostician I know. His practice is based around taking in a series of medical students and exposing them to the realities of interaction with patients that he has cultivated over the years. When I moved back to his area after having worked in Canada I posed the vaccine question to him. His response was adamant– with your age and risk profile you absolutely should get vaccinated. Just suck it in and do it. boy. I don’t argue with people who have their minds made up, especially with somebody who would loose their hospital privileges if they dared to challenge the Establishment.

          I did however send him a few pivotal studies about Ivermectin effectiveness from my collection.

          We met for a check-up last week. He mentioned that he had COVID for a week recently in spite of being fully vaccinated. He took Ivermectin himself and gave it to his entirely family and experienced only a mild case. Still thinks that is a result of the vaccine inhibiting his infection level instead of the Ivermectin!

      • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 11:23 pm #

        I just came across this video. The investigative citizen journalist claims to have a copy of the letter from the FDA. It DOES NOT give approval to the vaccine. It states the vaccine Emergency Use Authorization is continued for people above the age of 16. He shows the letter on the screen, but my vision is very poor, and I can’t read a word of it. If this is the case, we are being played. It’s bound to come out. I don’t understand how they even think it can be concealed the way people are blowing whistles all over the place. I would like to see it in it’s entirety.

        https://www.bitchute.com/video/ZyhflBIrBDwk/

      • Justin August 24, 2021 at 1:14 pm #

        That’s exactly right!
        The FDA approval was expected, and it means nothing to those of us who know what a farce they are, since it lacks the “science” of a real trial, that is ongoing until 2023, and it has no real supporting data or “scientific” debate and discussion. It was a closed door deal paid for by pharma, with no transparency or accountability as usual.
        Not to mention so many previous drugs approved by the FDA that were later recalled due to their adverse effects and health issues.
        They have a horrible track record for safety.
        This approval changes nothing with the vaxes themselves.
        The experimental vaxes are still experimental, and they still have all of their adverse effects.
        It’s nothing more than an obvious political or legal ploy to support the unlawful mandates, which are still unlawful.

        Our reply is still NO!

        • ThorsHammer August 26, 2021 at 1:07 pm #

          Justin

          The Pfizer BioNtech “vaccine” is NOT approved by the FDA for the treatment of the COVID virus. The only FDA approved “vaccine” is the Pfizer patented Comirnady clone that the Pfizer lawyers submitted in an attempt to preserve the under-the-table liability exclusion agreement for the company and its officers. Comirnaty is legally distinct from the Pfizer experimental “vaccine” that is now in millions of bodies around the world.

          Since Comirnaty is now fully approved by the FDA it instantly voids all the temporary ERA approvals under which all other vaccines, including the Pfizer BioNtech one. have been operating. They are all illegal, and with them all “vaccine mandates”, airline travel restrictions, health passes. and similar totalitarian restrictions that are based on them.

          Want to be injected with Comirnaty so you will be legally vaccinated? Good luck since no copies exist in the supply chain or public realm!

          Are you a physician or health care provider? Be aware that prescribing any of the “vaccines” previously being used under ERA’s is illegal and opens you up to malpractice and loss of your medical licensing.

      • mumbai August 26, 2021 at 10:04 am #

        Please promise not to be vaccinated.

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 10:08 am #

      They want you scared as hell, so don’t be. As for me, I’m rather relieved it’s all coming to a head and we can start fighting back and dispensing justice.

      • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:14 am #

        Same. Somehow I will survive, or not. We all die in the end, and I had 58 fairly good years. So, onward.

        • Rodster August 23, 2021 at 11:24 am #

          “We all die in the end”

          That’s the way to look at it. That’s why I lived through the Covid BS as I did previous to the Covid hysteria. We all die in the end. People act like we live for 5,000 yrs. We don’t, our lives are rather short.

          • Pete August 23, 2021 at 11:38 am #

            Ok. I see a smoker’s rationale in your discourse.

            Everyone dies, let’s smoke cuz I’m not afraid of death.

            Me neither.

            I’m afraid of doing what it will take to survive.

            It’s gruesome.

          • Hardrock August 23, 2021 at 11:43 am #

            https://borderlandjournal.com/essays/#Foreverpandemic

            Existential angst over a virus…..it’s like a lot of people just realized that diseases might take their life.

            Talking about your over-the-top entitlement!!!!

            This link is an anchor and for some reason has been missing the top by a few lines….scroll up.

          • cowbell81 August 23, 2021 at 11:43 am #

            “our lives are rather short”

            And insignificant, in the big scheme of things, I might add!

          • Rodster August 23, 2021 at 11:44 am #

            “Ok. I see a smoker’s rationale in your discourse.”

            I’m not a smoker, never have been but to think we live for 3,000 yrs is fantasy. Our life is rather short and eventually we all face death. If we hit 90 and are still lucid we would be in a very small minority.

            People just need to accept we all die. You do the best you can to live life in a normal way.

          • Islander August 23, 2021 at 11:54 am #

            Rodster
            “You do the best you can to live life in a normal way.”

            True. But some are already struggling.
            Maybe alone.
            The covid twist adds another load,
            narrowing one’s options to deal with “preexisting conditions” (not medical) one is already struggling with.

            At some point, why go on living?

          • Pete August 23, 2021 at 11:54 am #

            The point I’m making is not that you are a smoker, and thus your discourse reflects that case, but rather a smoker never considers what happens between the warning and the event of their death. The period of hardship.

            That hardship in our context is what I’m referring to.

            Alternatively, I’m afraid of swinging too far in a dystopian direction, where I shoot the wad like it’s 1999. Devil may care, whoopie we’re all gonna die.

            Normal could win when my pants are down.

        • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 6:53 pm #

          Right on, Mary. I feel the same way. We have a saying in Spanish: quien te quita lo bailado. Roughly translates as “nobody can take away the dances you’ve already danced”.

          Those of us with offspring, of course, have another layer of anguish and stress. But again, in the end, it boils down to this: my grandpa was 20 when he had to choose to fight the invading nazis or obey them. Many like him died. But to obey would have meant a certain death.

          Incredibly, to resist the man may actually improve your chances of survival.

          And more importantly, like other posters have said, there’s the dignity factor. Live free or die.

          • MaryQueen August 24, 2021 at 7:54 pm #

            So well said, Rulo. Thank you.

            I have become very brave this past 1.5 years, and I have had to work to get there.

            I refuse to get the jab, and I will fight this new world order.

            That much I know.

      • Dr_Wellington_Yueh August 23, 2021 at 11:50 am #

        Right! Not fear…unease at the thought of what may have to be done.

      • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 12:32 pm #

        So in Australia they confiscated all the guns and put everyone in lockdown.

        If the people still had ways to defend themselves I think we might be seeing a different picture there.

        People daring to protest are getting their asses kicked.

        • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 1:59 pm #

          Exactly Abby – ditto every other country in the world, except America.

          We, as the last piece of the global puzzle, remain a sticking point because we have probably ~ 150 million armed citizens with ~ 500 million weapons.

          When the guns go, so does our ultimate freedom. Hopefully 2A will outlive me, but I’ve told my sons, in no uncertain terms, it must outlive them as well.

          • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 3:33 pm #

            Tucker: If they fail here, their efforts in the rest of the world will collapse.

            We the essential nation in this struggle.

        • WilbursHuman August 23, 2021 at 4:36 pm #

          The Truckers are calling for a Nation wide strike in 8 days “Down-under”

          Something about taking back the country………………

          We can Only hope they succeed .

          https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/australia-new-zealand-to-be-shut-down-by-truckers-on-aug-31-to-throw-off-the-government

    • Islander August 23, 2021 at 10:26 am #

      Re scared as hell,
      Me, too.
      My anxiety level is pretty far up almost all the time now.
      This FDA approval is an obvious fig leaf—unrelated to actual testing standards.
      Why don’t people see it?
      It is like a private mint for Pfizer.
      And seriously degrades the credibility of the FDA itself.

      Glad that Jim is writing about this.

      I hope that he is right about Durham.
      Here is a story that is not behind a paywall:

      https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2021-08-13/evidence-presented-to-grand-jury-in-durhams-russia-probe

      • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 10:58 am #

        I’m not scared by the actual events.

        What scares me is the fact that so many seemingly intelligent people have so easily bought into all the lies they throw out there.

        It’s been brought out now, what was a known fact from the beginning, that these “vaccines” cannot prevent anyone from getting the virus.

        Yet here it is today, and the entirety of the MSM and much of the medical establishment, and both political parties keep talking about these shots as if they do just that.

        President Trump got booed at his latest rally when he talked about the vaccines.

        • Rodster August 23, 2021 at 11:37 am #

          The United States government has learned and taken a page from Joseph Geobbels:

          “If you tell a big enough lie and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it”.

          • Sean Coleman August 24, 2021 at 5:29 pm #

            According to the Big Lie Wiki article there is no evidence that Goebbels ever said or wrote this. From memory, the article contains a quote by Hitler blaming the Jews. Voltaire never said that thing about defending to the death your right to free speech (in fact he did all he could to censor and imprison his enemies; he even tried to get Rousseau killed as a heretic in Geneva by making up things about him). Educated people in the Middle Ages did not believe the earth was flat. There are so many of these.

            Here is a nice line I heard this evening. “Communism was not the result of the masses overturning the bankers. It was the result of the bankers overturning the masses.”

        • izzy August 23, 2021 at 11:41 am #

          “I’m not scared by the actual events.
          What scares me is the fact that so many seemingly intelligent people have so easily bought into all the lies they throw out there.”

          Not arguing, but that is an actual event. A similar situation here, most everyone on board with the official bullshit. And even worse, feeling pretty self-righteous and “privileged” along with the underlying delusion. Civil unrest is sure to follow.

          • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 12:07 pm #

            You are correct, that is an event. I think of it more as a waking nightmare, something that’s in my own head.

        • Dr_Wellington_Yueh August 23, 2021 at 11:54 am #

          ‘MSM’ is something that is now small enough to ‘drown in the bathwater.’ I hear people quote that CNN is down to 1M viewers. If that is true, then just stop talking about them, stop quoting them, stop mocking them. Just ignore them.

          Every time somebody on a blog reports “CNN just said XYZ!” it starts a new eddy of confusion, drains off more energy from the crowd. STAY FOCUSED!

          • O.G. Hawkins August 23, 2021 at 1:55 pm #

            “First they ignore. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.”
            – Ghandi

          • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 3:36 pm #

            Great point. Someone tell Fox – who make a living off of the MSM and Democrats, while ignoring the mass of Republicans who follow them.

        • zizzybalooba August 23, 2021 at 3:15 pm #

          “It’s been brought out now, what was a known fact from the beginning, that these “vaccines” cannot prevent anyone from getting the virus.”

          You have weak reading comprehension. Nobody ever said that any vaccine is 100% effective. Anti-vaxxers = big wing flapping chickens.

      • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:19 am #

        My anxiety was high for months. I worked on lessening it and I’ve been pretty successful. I don’t think it’s sustainable to be at that level of stress all the time, nor is it healthy. But it is what the PTB want, and so once I figured out I was dancing to their tune that alone lessened it quite a bit. Screw them, I’m going to enjoy what’s left of my life to the fullest.

        • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 11:35 am #

          That’s the thing, it isn’t healthy, and pushing it down makes it worse.

        • Islander August 23, 2021 at 11:57 am #

          MQ
          You are right. High stress level eats away at body and mind.

          Can really make one sick.

          As you have mentioned, having a garden helps a lot.

          • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 12:12 pm #

            Cortisol

          • MaryQueen August 24, 2021 at 7:57 pm #

            My garden has been my salvation. So has been getting out on my bike, swimming, and my dogs. Oh and I started reading novels again. Seems social media robbed me of that for years somehow…

        • rube-i-con August 23, 2021 at 12:03 pm #

          yes, there is a fine art to remaining unaffected by the constant zing of negative events

          is it a learned grace by fire? i~m not sure, but it is precisely the state one needs to reach

          • Q. Shtik August 23, 2021 at 3:11 pm #

            i~m not sure, but it is precisely the state one needs to reach – rube

            ==========

            The state of mind I desperately need to reach is one in which I am not annoyed out of my gourd by a person who thinks its cool to NOT begin sentences with a capital letter and to use a tilde where an apostrophe belongs. These are among my biggest concerns. Did I forget to mention periods at the end of sentences?

        • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 7:04 pm #

          Mary, like Islander is saying – garden. Silence. Don’t even think about it. The thud thud of the hoe, the birds, sweat trickling down, breathe in, breathe out. Love the day, cherish the day, know it can be your last, know you’ll go on your own terms and not like cattle to the abattoir.

          I’m stressed and afraid, but what gives my soul rest and fortitude is to do something good every day. Give someone some tomatoes or eggs. Be the best version of oneself, because there may not be a lot of days to accomplish that left.

          The vise tightens.

          • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 9:52 pm #

            For heaven’s sake Rulo – must you be such a romantic? The kicker is, I know it’s genuine. Gives me reason for pause in coming over to the farm. There’s no hiding that my current man-crush is on DeSantis, but you’re catching up fast…:)

          • Islander August 24, 2021 at 3:38 pm #

            Wish I still had a garden . . .

          • MaryQueen August 24, 2021 at 8:00 pm #

            I have a basket full of yellow squash, zucchinis as big as my upper arm, and cucumbers. I am drinking cucumber infused water every day. I have peppers in abundance too and my tomatoes are finally fruiting.

            Gardening is the best thing in the world. And dogs!

            I also have an area in the back corner of my yard for the critters, with feeders and a bird bath, and some days it looks like a Disney cartoon so many animals are hanging out together. This is what makes me truly happy.

          • Rulo Deschamps August 25, 2021 at 9:30 pm #

            Ron, ha, I’ve been called that shameful name before. We’ve been improving on the new structure so that it will be adequate for company. My mother is dying in the old country, so I’m going through the incredibly stressful process of figuring out a way, for me, an unvaxed reject, to get my ass on a plane for 10 hrs and cheat and coax the system to let me go into her retirement home and kiss her one last time. Will be gone a few weeks in late sept, into oct. I’ll keep you posted.

            Islander, never too late to do it again. A few containers, good potting soil. Rooftop beekeeping. Backyard chickens. Don’t give up.

            Mary, good to take care of the critters – one of the principles of permaculture: some for me, some for you. Don’t forget human permaculture. Gift, gift, gift. Find worthy neighbors. Brighten up their day. One day that will be money in the bank so to speak. Not necessarily favor for favor. Literally, good karma.

          • Ron Anselmo August 25, 2021 at 11:53 pm #

            Rulo – sorry to hear about your mother. For a reunion, all I can offer are prayers, but sometimes if sent aloft on the swirling tendrils of smoke from burning sage, they reinforce intention.

            Go easier in the “incredibly stressful process”, knowing that everything unfolds exactly as it is supposed to – if not, things would be less than perfect.

            Blow mom a kiss – with intention – it’ll get to her the second it leaves your lips, and she’ll know.

      • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 12:36 pm #

        Funding for Durham’s probe apparently dries up the end of September. Obviously he has a time constraint.

        What will be the odds of the Democrats handing him more $$$ to finish her up?

        Ha!

        • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 1:02 pm #

          Could be what he’s waiting for. Wants to squeeze every cent out of it.

    • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:11 am #

      We have to stop being scared or they win. This is what they want.

      Resist and refuse to participate in their stupid game.

      • Amman August 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm #

        That plus the co-task of making or leaving something for posterity seems to be a feasible and decent creed. One above the “Têtes petites.”

    • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 6:03 pm #

      Looks like the Australian truck drivers are gearing up (bad pun) for a showdown with their Gestapo overlords:

      https://rumble.com/vljove-australian-truckers-warn-citizens-to-stock-up-on-food-as-they-prepare-to-ta.html

    • kimmasad01 August 25, 2021 at 4:39 am #

      the ABSOLUTE BEST thing that can and will happen to those who care about constitutional freedoms, free and fair general elections, competent and ethical medical professional health care, forthright market price discovery in capitalist, free-market transactional business with organically, salubrious business cycles, the end of extra-judicial wars, to wit: rights and privileges bestowed in the document, signed and executed therein by those foundational cornerstones of this nation and country, itself serving as a legal foundation for freedom of movement, first amendment guarantees, concerning the one thing sustaining and supporting the tyrannical criminal movement in Washington DC, comprised of usurpers who have infiltrated every agency of govt., the thing funding and keeping them and it in their respective positions, that is, when central bank created fiat currency collapses completely in purchasing power, effectively breaking the vice grip on such power over night, the demise of the US fiat dollar and the end of the illegal practice of central bank money creation colloquially known as money printing.

  2. Amman August 23, 2021 at 9:36 am #

    A big giant fart from Afghanistan wafts through corridors of executive, legislative, media and not least the Pentagon and related. There is be no way to spin against the nose.

    • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:21 am #

      Our delusional resident trolls think Jo Jo Magoo did a great job – hahahahaa! Just saw Big Bill’s post on the Friday’s article, quoting some Bush/Cheney cabal member saying what a success Afghan was.

      LOL!

      • O.G. Hawkins August 23, 2021 at 2:15 pm #

        Afghanistan was a complete success. They got 2 more decades of social-fabric destroying, extremely profitable Heroin.

        Now they have their Empire-Falls moment on video for all the History books.

        Everything is going exactly as planned.

        • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 3:38 pm #

          With radical Sunnism soon to be armed to the teeth. Perhaps ready to help us in an attack on Iran? Or has China nixed that by now?

          • Uncle Bob August 23, 2021 at 7:20 pm #

            If you trust the Bible, Russia, Iran and many other Moslem countries attack Israel, and are crushed. That’s because of the intervention of the archangel Michael. A boastful, smooth-talking leader takes the credit, though, and heads down the road to becoming the Antichrist. China’s invasion of the Middle East comes later, after the Euphrates dries up.

          • Amman August 24, 2021 at 1:44 pm #

            Madness. Lunacy. Protestant hallucination.

        • Amman August 23, 2021 at 5:06 pm #

          Possible assessment but… horrid.

        • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 7:06 pm #

          OG, spot on. TruStory 🙂

      • Amman August 23, 2021 at 4:58 pm #

        Perhaps many people knew the score in advance… take a peek.

        https://thesaker.is/nasrallah-afghanistan-is-worst-debacle-in-us-history-biden-hopes-for-civil-war/

  3. Amman August 23, 2021 at 9:40 am #

    (Correction: There is no way…. Ed.)

  4. NickelthroweR August 23, 2021 at 9:44 am #

    Greetings,

    Nothing backs our petrodollar other than the might of our military and our ability to wield it. That said, Biden’s tranny army has been shown to be almost entirely useless and if our generals had any honor what-so-ever, they’d be carving out their guts this very moment in front of the Lincoln memorial. Of course, the only thing that will actually happen is that everyone involved will get awards and promotions.

    That wont help the dollar, though, as our adversaries have now realized that they can expand their empires and economies and there is absolutely nothing our tranny army can do about it. Putting diaper changing stations and tampon dispensors in our tanks doesn’t frighten the Russians and Chinese one bit. I fully expect Taiwan and the Eastern portion of Ukraine to fall within months if not days.

    The loss of respect for our military and its commander means that the US dollar is on its way out and fast. After all, China makes nearly all of what we need and if they demand to be paid in gold and silver (like Libya did) then what are we going to do about it?

    Of course, the moment the dollar collapses we will have bigger fish to fry as “prison rules” take over and we see continental-wide genocide here at home thanks to CRT and the 1619 Project which has fanned the flames of racism. It certainly wont be pretty.

    • Amman August 23, 2021 at 10:00 am #

      Over 80 percent of US dollars are help overseas by Chinese, Arabs, Asians, Europeans, Africans, you name it. So, again, no “collapse.” We can touch base in 2030 on this.

      • Amman August 23, 2021 at 10:17 am #

        (Correction 2. …held overseas. Ed.)

        • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 12:39 pm #

          Tahoe – unrelated, but you left me a link a while back on Long Covid Protocol. Didn’t get a chance to thank you, nor read it. Can you repost, if not too much trouble? Thanks.

          • tahoe1780 August 23, 2021 at 7:36 pm #

            I-RECOVER under the Protocols tab

            https://covid19criticalcare.com/

          • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 10:41 pm #

            Thanks Tahoe, much appreciated.

        • Amman August 23, 2021 at 5:23 pm #

          I recommend getting any ideas of China attacking TAIWAN out of your list of future prospects in ASIA. One reason is that a huge number of Taiwanese Engineers work in CHINA and I am sure not a few main landers work in TAIWAN. Simply put, War is bad for business in Asia….

          • AngryFarmer August 24, 2021 at 10:49 am #

            Also, no matter what they say, China is NOT food-independent.

            The shortfall is as high as 20% in a bad year.

            To avoid a second Great Famine, China has to buy food from one (or all) of the three countries that can provide it…The U.S., Canada and Brazil.

            China won’t do anything that could provoke all three of these nations to cut them off…unless things get really, really bad.

          • Amman August 24, 2021 at 1:51 pm #

            Agreed. You forgot to mention that Russia too has seen huge trade in Agro-products with China. The Russians themselves are surprised.

      • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 11:22 am #

        The fact that foreigners hold so many dollars makes it more likely to collapse. When the FED’s trillion dollar a month printing habit becomes known and felt, foreigners won’t want to hold dollars long term. They’ll spend them on anything they can – which at that point will be resources and assets within the USA. Hence hyperinflation in the USA and rejection of the dollar as an international reserve currency throughout the world.

        If you had truckloads of North Korean won, what would you do with them? No one in the world wants the NK won except North Koreans. You would have to go to North Korea and see what you could buy with that cash, e.g. lots of kimchee.

        • Amman August 23, 2021 at 5:31 pm #

          They know everything and what is more dollar debt or T-bills function overseas like cash and will do so until a replacement system emerges…. and that will take a while.

      • NickelthroweR August 23, 2021 at 12:27 pm #

        What you just said doesn’t matter one bit. Not a bit.

        It doesn’t matter how much rotting fish (dollars) these countries have because it is still rotting fish. May as well grind it up into fertilizer today because it won’t be any less rotten tomorrow now will it?

        • Amman August 23, 2021 at 5:37 pm #

          Wishful thinking. Bankers can agree to split the dollar and create an international dollar and a domestic dollar where one international dollar is worth so many domestic dollars. But this is not the agenda.

        • Amman August 24, 2021 at 1:57 pm #

          Anyway, you sound like you have no cash since you compare T-bills to what? To rotten fish. Case dismissed.

    • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:24 am #

      I am hoping that CRT, the 1619 project and the trans agenda go out the window when everything starts collapsing.

      Societal & cultural crap like that is a luxury, and so it will be tossed into the dumpster. At least I hope so.

    • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 11:47 am #

      Because I am growing increasingly alarmed, I went to the bank yesterday to get some cash. I think maybe physical dollars and coin will still be accepted in a banking crisis, at least for a while, and that’s where we are obviously heading. I don’t trust bitcoin to be there under such circumstance. The walk-in door was locked. The drive up refused my card, as if I didn’t have any funds. The cash machine at Sam’s Club has been removed. I finally found one at a convenience store, but could only get $200 at a time out of it. I don’t get out much, so I don’t know how long this has been going on, but I’m pretty sure our money is on its last legs and the coral is closing.

      • Not_GeorgeT August 23, 2021 at 3:10 pm #

        Accepted “for a while”. Eventually “for a while” expires.

        Energy is needed for bitcoin. Semiconductors are needed. They have a short shelf life, something like 2 years given the heat generated. I don’t have faith in bitcoin.

        Some sort of estimate (no reference to offer) is most households have only a few hundred $$ in cash on hand. It is fiat currency.

        This leads back to PM, which have stood the time test, and barter, which has a similarly long history.

        I do find it interesting you had such difficulty. It is not unexpected, just seems to be a little early in the game.

        yes, last legs

        • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 3:45 pm #

          I’d rather use the worthless fiat first as long as it is accepted. It might actually increase in value for a while, when the digital stuff disappears with a great sucking sound and a cry heard round the world. There’s so little of it, comparatively. The other, if you can hold it, is a get out of jail free card, and the basis for generational wealth–not to be parted with lightly. Meanwhile, I’m making hard tack (you can live on that stuff alone for two months though you won’t be happy) and pemmican. I bought a big bag of ascorbic acid to keep away the scurvy.

          • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 9:23 pm #

            Judging by what has happened elsewhere, in a crisis THEY will limit your access to withdraw your own cash from the bank. And your bank may not even have enough cash to give everyone their daily quota.

            I expect federal reserve notes will work in a crisis for weeks, maybe months, because that’s what people know. And most will expect a return to the old normalcy.

            Access to crypto currencies may be spotty or totally cut off; and if you keep it on an exchange, kiss it goodbye.

            Old US silver coinage (1964 and earlier) will become the best medium of exchange. Franklin Halves and Mercury Dimes are my favorites because every single one is 90% silver. With some other coins the date must be checked with a magnifying glass, i.e. Roosevelt dimes, Washington quarters. Carefully checked because some wise-ass might try to turn a 1968 base metal quarter into a 1963 silver one by with a small file.

          • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 9:33 pm #

            Draupnir, before you go on the “all hard tack-pemmican diet”, you do know there’s canned food with a 20 to 30 year shelf life. I’d encourage vitamin and mineral supplements, & something for constipation. Some people advocate sprouting plants in window sill boxes, because we crave fresh vegetable matter.

          • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 10:09 pm #

            If I have to eat that stuff I will be scraping the bottom of the barrel or on the run. Did you know that they have pieces of hard tack left over from the civil war on display in some museums?

          • AngryFarmer August 24, 2021 at 11:33 am #

            I currently own 17 steers, 11 cows and one bull. Also 30 pigs.

            I’ll keep right on eating steak and pork chops.

            If one is concerned about the sorts of scenarios Mr. Kunstler writes about, one should stop with “canned this” and “preserved that” and save your money for good quality, arable land.

            We are headed for a nasty fall, and it won’t be over in 2 months or 10 months or 50 years.

          • MaryQueen August 24, 2021 at 8:09 pm #

            I highly recommend learning hydroponics, growing some greens indoors, if you have the means to do so. Grow lights are not expensive, neither is seed (at least now).

          • SpeedyBB August 25, 2021 at 4:20 pm #

            One notion that I have entertained relating to “items of value” to use for barter when Weimar II rolls around and “money” becomes a historical curiosity is to have a stash of long-life antibiotics and other simple medications (iodine, bandages, local anesthetic, whatever).

            Maybe specialized stuff, if you can score it easily and legally: insulin comes to mind. Painkillers, tranks.

            I would imagine that in the case of a general meltdown it would not take long for the pharmaceutical manufacturing complex to run into difficulties and shortages. Demand will not taper off, however; in countries doomed to civil war hospitals are customarily prime targets for raids. Pharmacies too I imagine.

            Just a thought. Here in Indonesia you can buy pretty much anything non-psychoactive right over the counter. I have a foot infection and walked into a local pharmacy the other night to purchase an Amoxicillin variant. Bingo, Ka-Ching, right over the counter, cheap and no questions asked.

            (That kind of “freedom” has of course led to the buildup of fearsome antibiotic resistance among the population at large, who are in the habit of gobbling the capsules like candy, but that’s show business.)

      • Disaffected August 23, 2021 at 3:21 pm #

        Good to know. Most that I know get cash at the supermarket checkout machines, so little do they carry. The primary use being to pay illegals/tax avoiders to do your lawn work under the table. And of course ass-raping you in the process.

    • Q. Shtik August 23, 2021 at 3:22 pm #

      Putting diaper changing stations and tampon dispensors in our tanks – Nickel

      ==========

      LOL

      • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 7:27 pm #

        Q, dispenser, with an e. I thought you were a serious hobbyist! I don’t care myself as long as I understand what’s being said, but since you feel the need to correct everyone…

        • Q. Shtik August 25, 2021 at 11:16 am #

          Q, dispenser, with an e. I thought you were a serious hobbyist! – Rulo

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

          Rulo, you DO realize, I hope, that I was not the one who wrote “dispensors.” I copy/pasted something written by NickelthroweR.

          • Rulo Deschamps August 25, 2021 at 9:36 pm #

            I do realize, but thought you’d correct it. I can respect a hobby!

  5. Hardrock August 23, 2021 at 9:54 am #

    Interesting take on the future of education and the rise of homeschools. After other “careers”, I got a teaching certificate. During student teaching, I had to observe other teachers. While there are many, many excellent teachers out there, I was shocked to see that even when an “outsider” was sitting in their classrooms, Two out of three teachers achieved almost NOTHING during the hour I observed. One (ironically, a teacher I had in school) literally read the paper during the entire class with me sitting the back taking notes. Can’t say I entirely blame him….at the time, many years ago, things were already going south and I can’t imagine his clientele were interested in biology.

    Even in good schools/classrooms there is much wasted time but let’s face it how many homeschools will do better? How many parents are able to provide adequate instruction in science or math beyond fourth grade? There is a skill to teaching and even folks with the knowledge can’t always explain it in an understandable way.

    I do believe you’re right that there will be new models of home schooling and the network idea will fill in some holes like the science/math thing.

    There are no easy answers but it’s clear to me that we’ve got to do something to improve education for all or we’re going to keep losing ground on almost every front. Democracy will thrive only among an enlightened populace.

    • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 10:05 am #

      One of the best ways to learn, if not the best, is to teach.

      We MUST stop thinking it’s more important to bring along ALL STUDENTS than to cultivate the best students.

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 10:11 am #

      Hardrock, as a homeschooler, parents can be very resourceful. If you group together, there are always parents who can cover the maths, others who can do the science, and yet others who can offer other stuff. And with the internet, the sky’s the limit. I was hopeless at math at school but learnt by teaching my own kids, using off the internet programs. All you have to do is stay one step ahead of them and pretend you know what you’re doing. Teachers are vastly over-rated, and if they are indoctrinating your kids too, not worth the effort.

      • Hardrock August 23, 2021 at 11:31 am #

        I applaud your efforts, hang in there.

        After 11 years in the classroom and a total of 34 in k-12, I agree with everything you say. But make no mistake, (for those considering homeschooling) it’s not easy and you must be very dedicated. I hated Sunday nights when I was in the classroom because I had three or four preps (classes) and each is like writing a script for a week-long play

        In every school/district, parents know who are the good teachers and amazingly, the educated and knowledgeable parents end up with their kids in the best classrooms. The others get what’s left.

        As for indoctrination…..I served in rural school districts at a time when that wasn’t an issue. If you live in the right places, the teachers (who are often working for the largest employer in the county) are folks who grew up there and want to stay so there’s no other employment options. These are good people with good values.

        One anecdote to show the time and the place. I was in my late 20’s when I started teaching (40 years ago) and my principal at the high school was a combat veteran of Vietnam. I had parking lot duty and one day in the fall, I see one of my students carrying his deer rifle around in the parking lot. I told him to put it back in the car (looking at you Russell) and informed the principal who just waved a hand and said, “tell him not to do it again.”

        • Islander August 23, 2021 at 12:02 pm #

          Tere are lots of materials such as lesson plans etc. for homeschooling parents.

          Which helps. Doesn’t lessen the basic challenge.

          But when one looks at the levels of literacy in, say, 19C USA, when many were taught in one-room schools, it does make one think.

          Of course STEM is another matter. But if you can teach basic literacy, the smart and motivated ones can then teach themselves a lot.

          • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 12:19 pm #

            Teach basic logic as early as possible. Refresher courses as needed. Teach them to read, write, and THINK!

          • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 12:44 pm #

            @Ashamed – yes, exactly – not what to think, but how to think.

    • messianicdruid August 23, 2021 at 10:46 am #

      Teaching Democracy will not improve anything.

    • D from OR August 23, 2021 at 10:54 am #

      As a parent of a teenager we have made the decision to move to homeschooling. Our only option is to send him to a school where he will have to wear a mask all day, sit 3 feet from others and follow all sorts of hand sanitizing protocols amongst other bullshit. In addition since we are in Oregon we now have to contend with the fact that our genius governor has tossed out the graduation requirements as they are racist.

      What is a parent supposed to do? Are we to send our son to get “educated” by these idiots? Are we to look the other way as they support non-science like mask-wearing and push a vaccine as the solution to their madness? We also have every reason to believe that as soon as there is one sniffle in a school they will shut the whole thing down and then what situation will our son be in?

      We believe that we will not be alone in this move and as Mr. Kunstler points out there will likely be banding together of like-minded folks. And by-the-way their are countless tutors in math and “science” that can teach what we aren’t comfortable with. Lectures on YouTube usually outdo the lame educators the PPS hires so we feel we’ll be fine. The system is corrupt and we don’t want to participate. Simple.

      Our son understands this move but fears a lack of social interaction so we will deal with that by including outside skills classes he can take to fill that gap. In addition we will provide ample opportunity for his friends to join us in our activities and trips. We also have agreed to let him work one full weekday at his grandfather’s business where he will work alongside him and his uncle doing the odd-jobs they need done. The experience of working for a small manufacturer provides window on the work world many don’t get at his age.

      Its OUR job as parents to raise him to be the best he can be. WE are the ones responsible which is why we doing what is best for him. NO ONE – no teacher, administrator, politician or allopathic heathcare whore – cares more than us which is what every parent needs to burn into their brain.

      We are in a battle and they want our son. Homeschooling is our way of keeping *them* and their tentacles away from him. Every parent should be following our lead and if they aren’t then frankly in my opinion they are participating in the abuse and brainwashing of their children.

      • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 11:19 am #

        It seems to me the brainwashing really ramped up in correlation with Randi Weingarten’s rise to power.

        She appears to be actively trying to destroy our American system of public education, a system that, for all its flaws, was better than what the rest of the world had.

        Not to say she’s doing it on her own, Barack Obama has certainly had a hand in it.

        In any case, children or learning are not any concern of hers, she even went so far as to LIE about the existence of a new study on mask efficacy, just so she could hold America’s kids hostage to Big Pharma.

        She should not be allowed to be in any position where children are involved.

        Should we blame teachers for electing her?

        Do you think a commie union doesn’t know how to rig it’s own elections?

        • MisterBimmler August 23, 2021 at 1:54 pm #

          John Gatto proved every which way but loose that ‘our American system’ of public education was really just a local adaptation of a system designed in the 18th century in Prussia to crank out masses of loyal and unthinking soldiers back in a time when you stood in long lines and blasted away at each other with shotguns at near point blank range. It was brought up to date and pushed through by all the usual do-gooders who were just eager ‘to help’. The upgrade was to churn out obedient widget tighteners who would not rebel against the JP Morgans and Andrew Carnegies of the gilded age, an era in which striking miners were dispersed with Maxim guns. So the education system is really european and was never about education. More about indoctrination and training to rote tasks. It’s no longer fit to purpose in an age when robots do all the industrial labor. Why should the Great Resetters continue to pay for something they no longer need? Better to run it into the ground and blame the victim as usual.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 11:21 am #

        D from OR – I applaud you.

        Our boy starts kindergarten a year from now, and we’ve been worrying about school choices…private ain’t cheap and all the godawful unnecessary crap at the public schools is a firm no for us.

        So we’re 99% decided on homeschooling now, and tbh, quite looking forward to it. We pretty much do that anyway most days, we’ll just need to follow a curriculum and schedule. We’ve already found several local homeschool organizations/neighborhood groups that gather for social activities…playtime in parks, sports, nature hikes, music classes, etc…things that get homeschool kids together and help them keep learning how to play and interact as they grow.

        Screw public school. I went to public school and it was just fine. But that was in the 80’s and early 90’s. The buildings may look the same now, but what goes on inside is increasingly unrecognizable in comparison.

        The way I see it (at the moment) is if we can just lay the foundation for his education and values systems at home, give him clear eyes to see the world we know as he matures, then if he wants to hop over to public school for high school or whatever…fine. At least he will be based in some form of real thinking as he ventures out to see how “all the other kids” go to school.

        But I don’t want them getting to him at age five.

        The NEA continue to prove themselves ever more unworthy of that right…and they are getting more dangerous each year, it seems..

        • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 11:40 am #

          They aren’t even concerned with the children’s physical well-being anymore.

          How can anybody entrust their children to any institution where someone as horrible as Randi Weingarten has any influence?

          She doesn’t care about kids. She doesn’t care about what the parents want.

          She doesn’t care about education.

          • workingclasshero August 23, 2021 at 4:02 pm #

            I read that she’s a lesbo who’s pushing Critical Race Theory/Critical Pedagogy.Right out of central casting for evil lefty activist and general democratic party hack.

        • D from OR August 23, 2021 at 2:08 pm #

          Tip of the hat to you MrMangoOnMyShoulder for putting your kid first. Especially at the “sponge” age. You can handle it.

          I should have mentioned that our son was at a Waldorf charter school until 8th grade. His high school experience at the public school was a waste as only two terms were in person. His entire sophomore year was online and worthless.

          We will pick up where he should be according to Waldorf. This way we can ensure that he acquires the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed instead of being educated to work against himself. That’s what the public schools are doing.

          This year he will be expected to master a skill he does not know now (he has chosen welding) as well learning and acquiring competence in a new sport. From the start of this nonsense we have given him building projects to get him away from the screen and work with his hands. Using the Waldorf style he has been expected to figure a lot out himself. He’s built the chicken coop, turned his kid fort into a garden shed, built new raised beds and next will be a a shed for storing wood (we are in the city by-the-way).

          There will be other benchmarks of course and as we shape this together the more excited he gets which is how it should be.

      • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 11:26 am #

        It is more than brainwashing. I understand your concerns, we are facing many of them already here in Germany with our 7-year-old son.

        Open resistance and parallel networks are the only options. The reason so many governmental organs both at the national and local levels are corrupt is through at least a decade of corruption in which the organizations behind the Great Reset moved their lackeys into key positions.

        Here in Germany this is very noticible, as many have direct ties to the WEF and associated groups.

        The only thing that is going to work is resistance in numbers. They need to achieve 80% compliance with the vaxx passes, in order to bring in a Global ID — the Self Sovereign Identity Pass.

        I have worked on several documents that came directly from a European government. They were in negotiations with several organizations to develop the passes as early as 2017. This, ofc, means they lied the entire time.

        If these passes go through, get ready for a bumpy ride. The measures imposed for the virus Trojan horse are just the start.

        https://www.thalesgroup.com/en/markets/digital-identity-and-security

      • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 11:34 am #

        Critical Race Theory is Black Supremacism – and obviously, Anti-White racism at the same time. Why anyone sends their children to these schools now is the real mystery. Do they want a child that hates themselves or them for being White?

        • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 11:42 am #

          Larry Elder is a White Supremacist. He hid it well, didn’t he?

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 11:51 am #

            Lol, yeah I saw that headline the other day. Could’ve been straight out of The Onion, for all I knew.

          • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 12:06 pm #

            Yeah, I can’t wait for Kamala, the wealthy, pampered offspring of slave holders, to accuse Larry Elders of some crime of race betrayal.

          • Night Owl August 24, 2021 at 7:57 am #

            IIRC correctly, the headline of choice was “The black face of white supremacy”

      • gustafson.robert.22 August 23, 2021 at 12:24 pm #

        My non-parent’s 2 cents for parents is:

        It’s going to take more than just homeschooling to send kids out into this world right. They are going to need a clear idea of what the hell is going on in the world. They are going to need an attitude of, and skills that enable, independence and self-sufficiency… and they are going to need resources – community, land, and/or some capital – to live that way.

        End of the 2 cents..

        • D from OR August 23, 2021 at 1:06 pm #

          Thanks for the two cents but since you are not a parent then you can’t conceive of where we’re at in the analysis of the situation and therefore you are stating the obvious.

          It’s preposterous to suggest that we are making this choice without explaining to our bright young man what is going on in the world. To ensure that he is independent and self-sufficient is precisely the point

          As for “resources” they are up for grabs for those who value skills, hard-work, common sense and a purposeful life. A public school will work towards the exact opposite in order to create weaklings and those with a victim mentality.

          • gustafson.robert.22 August 23, 2021 at 5:57 pm #

            cheers.

            “As for “resources” they are up for grabs for those who value skills, hard-work, common sense and a purposeful life.””

            i believe this is becoming less and less so, at least in traditional senses. In fact, in my mind, familiarity with a region that is healthier and more aligned to the USA’s actual future might be more valuable than any education or particular career in the not too distant future. D from OR, you’re in Oregon, so your kids are probably ahead of curve as to hometown region. All the best. Comment wasn’t aimed at you; it was general.

        • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 1:09 pm #

          Definitely wise and pragmatic advice, RG. I’m seventh of nine kids, and by the time I really needed that advice, my parents were not giving any advice beyond “get out and get a job.” Took me far too long to learn the real nitty gritty. But, no regrets here. That’s the way the cookie crumbles!

      • Mountain gal August 24, 2021 at 5:59 am #

        @ D from OR

        Good choice. I’ve known quite a few that were homeschooled and they turned into remarkable adults. Just look for like-minded folks so he can socialize and interact with others and you should be all set.

      • MaryQueen August 24, 2021 at 8:12 pm #

        Bravo!!! This is fantastic. You are a stellar parent.

      • ThorsHammer August 26, 2021 at 1:27 pm #

        As a native Oregonian (Blue River, in the mountains outside of Eugene) I have long harbored dreams of returning to a new secessionist country called Cascadia– founded upon the bio-regional character of the region.

        How far we have come in such a short time! Oregon now seems more likely to be re-named AntiFada. It’s hard to see how anything other than a massive cleansing by guillotine will put it back on course. .

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 11:00 am #

      …literally read the paper during the entire class with me sitting the back taking notes.

      I just laughed for about a minute straight after picturing a teacher doing that.

      • Hardrock August 23, 2021 at 11:08 am #

        Yeah, I was incredulous….I still have the notes:

        8:15 – Teacher is reading the paper, kids are noisy.

        8:20 – Still reading kids in minor shouting match.

        8:30 – Reading….minor altercation.

        8:31 – Looking over top of paper as one girl has another on the floor while pulling hair….much screaming.

        9:00 EMS and resource officer leave just before the bell rings.

        *only part of this story is true

        • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 11:20 am #

          What, that you were incredulous?

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 11:51 am #

            No, that he still has the notes.

        • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 11:34 am #

          Blacks?

        • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 12:01 pm #

          In 8th grade I had a science teacher who didn’t teach class more than half the time. At the opening bell he said “work on your science fair projects”. Then he disappeared until the end of class.

          I was a very naive kid. Only years later did it occur to me he was probably drinking in some hidey hole. Hell, there could have been a whole club of such drinking teachers.

          • Uncle Bob August 23, 2021 at 7:54 pm #

            Good story, hmuller.

            Not to be a “topper,” but my 11th grade chem teacher left the inmates unsupervised on lab days. This led to many interesting unsupervised experiments, as well as cork fights and the use of the word “chickenfucker” in class. We were left to our devices because the teacher drank constantly, including whiskey between classes (maybe even during them, though it was never seen, only smelled).

        • Q. Shtik August 23, 2021 at 3:59 pm #

          Looking over top of paper as one girl has another on the floor while pulling hair….much screaming. – Hardrock

          =========

          LMAO

    • Anthea August 23, 2021 at 11:10 am #

      I would suggest a kind of “hybrid” system of home schooling, where kids use a home-school curriculum at home, supplemented by community or church-run schools that meet one or two times a week.

      With elementary aged kids, the idea of meeting a couple of times a week (2-4 hours total) would be to review their work to make sure they were keeping up, look for problem areas to work on, and provide social interaction.

      This would also be the basic plan for the older kids, except for providing them with extra instruction in more advanced work (mainly in math, the sciences, and literature). Truth be told, the only high school kids who take the more advanced classes are the college-bound–and even among them it’s the ones who are planning on careers in more demanding fields. Most of the kids in high school are not taught more than the most basic science and math.

      Probably some kind of minimal tuition would be required, but I think the community would step up to the plate to provide for the really poor families. Tuition could be waived for parents who volunteered to teach classes or provide other support.

      Doing away with the portion of the property tax bill that pays for public schools (and returning it to the taxpayers) would free up a lot of bucks. In my school district, the local contribution to public education is $10 million a year. (Another $10 million a year comes from state and federal funds–so a total of $20 million a year is spent to serve an enrollment of 2,000, at an annual cost of $10,000 per kid.)

      My point here is that an extra $10 milliion a year sloshing around in the local community is a lot of bucks.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 12:46 pm #

        Something like this is what we’re looking at, and we’ve found many different options so far with only a few days of searching.

        As far as cost, that may become necessary at a certain enrollment level, but most are co-op style organizations that only charge a fee for activities if the parents aren’t occasionally participating as chaperones or volunteering to teach.

    • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:28 am #

      Take a look at Peggy Hall’s home schooling ideas (she’s an educator). I haven’t delved but I know it’s a community effort:

      http://www.thehealthyamerican.org

      In any case, it’s like with community farming. I have a shitload of squash, but no tomatoes, so I trade with someone who has tomatoes. Same with schooling. The people who can teach math do so, and the ones that can teach English do that. It’s a community effort, not every man for himself.

      I personally know some people who home schooled their kids, I don’t know how they did it, but the kids went off to university without a hitch.

      Sadly, now the universities are ruined too.

    • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 12:18 pm #

      In the old days a small community would hire a teacher for grades 1-8. She would get room and board, moving from home to home, so the burden of her keep was spread around, and a small salary, for which most of the parents ponied up their share, though children of the destitute still got to participate. My grandparents went to such a school, though I believe it was publicly funded in the early 20th Century. The Amish still use that method. The teacher works until she is married, and isn’t much older than her pupils or much better educated than the 8th graders in her class. Boys apparently don’t do that work, as their labor is needed on the farm. Their education is basic and old school, but they graduate people who can read, write, and have necessary math skills, which is more than can be said for many public schools today.

    • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 12:53 pm #

      I had an idea yesterday to start “The 50’s/60’s Schools”:

      Same curriculum I had in Ohio. Same English with diagraming sentences, same books to read (Great Expectations etc.), same science with updates, same history with updates plus shop, automotive, home ec for cooking and sewing, typing classes, putting on plays, gym class, swim class plus chemistry and languages and art classes.

      Make the curriculum fun and interesting. Even teach shorthand!

      Just doing a general course at my high school plus a little algebra I went to Ohio University and became an R.N. in 6 quarters. I even passed chemistry without having taken it in high school because I had good teachers/professors.

      I say, don’t fix what ain’t broken!

      I loved learning as a kid/teen. We could make it happen again, especially if the kids and parents knew they were repeating what was done 60 years ago.

      • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 12:53 pm #

        And cursive writing!!! 🙂

      • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 1:06 pm #

        I read where one of the Shriver kids attended a private school that sounded like that. No computers, even.

        I don’t know what you’d call it, Old School?

        It always amazed me that so many educators seemed to view computers as a body of knowledge, instead of a piece of equipment.

        • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 1:16 pm #

          Hear! Hear!

          First, understand the human process, then fold in the other stuff, like computers to augment the human process.

          I rue the day cellphones arrived!

      • BackRowHeckler August 23, 2021 at 2:28 pm #

        The plan sounds racist; in some school systems standards have been lowered to the point of non-existence.

        At this point, any standards are racist and a blatant example of White Supremacy.

        Brh

      • famousutopias August 23, 2021 at 5:26 pm #

        There was a time just before public education in big cities fell apart. I was in 6th grade in 1974 and the Cleveland west side little elementary schools were still pretty independent in terms of teaching styles.
        At one point we got the local morning paper for a week. We learned the significance of the masthead, what “above the fold” meant, and the difference between news and editorial content. We even learned about the stock exchanges and how to read the stock reports.

        My teacher introduced us to the paper that Monday morning, holding it up in all its glory and said, “Half of what’s in here is lies.”
        30 jaws hit the desktops and she softened it a bit by pointing out that that included people quoted in various news articles lying about what they did or didn’t do. It left an impression that has served me well in being skeptical of what I read.

        Along side handwriting, mathematics, reading, speech,music, art, etc. we also had a rudimentary logic segment along the lines of “cause and effect”. I think we got that as early as 2nd grade. I see what young people are exposed to now and I feel nearly despondent.

        • SW August 23, 2021 at 7:33 pm #

          With good reason. About 10 yeas ago I picked my oldest grandson up from second grade & he was telling me about his music class which turned out to be a computer program called “garage band.” Why couldn’t the teacher have taught the kids simple songs? Now they don’t even bother with that.

          Abby wood — To have that school would require the parent’s support & having no computers in the classroom would freak them out. I agree with you& would add one thing — no grade inflation.

  6. SouthernYankee August 23, 2021 at 9:56 am #

    I just got off a Zoom session with a VA health practitioner where she just stated to the group that the long term effects of artificial sweeteners like Stevia are not well known and thus should be used with caution or avoided if possible until more information is available. So, why are we not applying the same logic to the vaccine? I think we all know why.

    • gustafson.robert.22 August 23, 2021 at 10:08 am #

      i use sucralose like a fiend

      • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 10:12 am #

        Robert: or are you a fiend BECAUSE of the sucralose. Your wife made me put the question!

      • Q. Shtik August 23, 2021 at 4:34 pm #

        i use sucralose like a fiend – gustaf

        ========

        I have used Sweet’nLow in my daily coffee for 40-50 years and I’m relatively healthy. However, during this period I did grow a 4 inch tail and a third eye in the middle of my forehead.

    • Disaffected August 23, 2021 at 10:22 am #

      Yep. That Stevia is a killer alright! I’m about done with the medical community as a whole. Half of ’em are actively lying and the other half don’t have a clue. It’s all about the ka-ching, ka-ching these days.

      • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 11:10 am #

        ‘Twas ever thus.

        Was there ever a “one brief shining moment” era in our world? I think not. Money talks and bullshit walks.

      • Ricechex August 23, 2021 at 11:05 pm #

        My friend and I went to different doctors this week to get medical exemptions for the vax. We are in CA under different health plans. We are different ages. We have different conditions we were using to attempt to get the exemption.

        We both got the same feedback. “Wish I could but I would lose my license.”

        Apparently, about 2 weeks ago the state of CA issued a warning to doctors that if they are to give an exemption, they will be scrutinized and medical records investigated and face disciplinary proceedings.

        My DR said that the only thing he could give an exemption for was anaphylactic shock which would have to occur in office after one got the vax. Thus, you have to get the vax to get an exemption from the vax.

        • JTinMD August 24, 2021 at 10:39 am #

          Kafka. Joseph Heller

        • MaryQueen August 24, 2021 at 8:17 pm #

          Interesting. I was able to get one from my Kaiser Permanente physician.

          In northern CA!

    • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 11:00 am #

      Doesn’t it come from the Stevia leaf?

    • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:29 am #

      I’ve been using Stevia for years and I’m pretty damned healthy.

      Was that ‘health practitioner’ concerned about Pharma poisons? Probably not.

      • SouthernYankee August 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm #

        No she wasn’t MQ and I didn’t try to stir the pot.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 23, 2021 at 2:18 pm #

      Oh Good Grief! So the long-term results of consuming Stevia sweetener or unknown. Well, that’s better than sugar…..where the long term use of sugar in foods is quite WELL KNOWN…..and has produced a nation of fat-asses who are all going to die from complications due to diabetes!!!!

      I will take my chances with the Stevia, thank you very much.

      Like a wise man once observed: The definition of an “expert” is some jackass who lives 50 miles up the road from you.

      • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 7:32 pm #

        Wizard, I used to grow the plant for a while, stevia. I don’t anymore because I have no use for sweets, but I’m not aware of any side effects. From the plant itself at least.

      • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 7:35 pm #

        Wizard, forgot to say I do consume a bit of honey when I’m under the weather, because I’m a beekeeper and I know it’s good for me. Also use a bit in pasta sauces sometimes. I think it can be used for anything you’d use sugar for. But I don’t crave sweets at all.

        Don’t buy the awful so called chinese honey though, that’s toxic. If you like sweet, buy good local honey. Great for allergies.

        Food is medicine.

        • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 10:06 pm #

          A beekeeper? Swoon…if you collect pollen, I’m all yours…

        • Ron Anselmo August 24, 2021 at 7:04 pm #

          Also has lots of antibacterial properties – good for topical dressing of wounds – just don’t sleep near any ants.

        • MaryQueen August 24, 2021 at 8:19 pm #

          Food is medicine = my mantra.

          Glad to see others say the same.

          Honey is fantastic, and I also love maple syrup but I use them sparingly.

          Not a sweets fanatic either.

          • Rulo Deschamps August 25, 2021 at 9:41 pm #

            Mary, I may have picked it up from you actually. It’s true.

            Ron, don’t get me worried with collecting pollen comments. The internet can be a strange place, so let me state it categorically, confirmed middle aged straight man here with wife and children! Yes, antibacterial, good for dressing wounds, also keeps virtually forever if stored right, without refrigeration. Condensed energy.

          • Ron Anselmo August 26, 2021 at 12:14 am #

            Rulo – not to worry.

            “…let me state it categorically, confirmed middle aged straight man here with wife and children!” ~ Rulo

            Me too.

            Just yanking your chain. Always wanted to keep bees and there’s a small group here in St. Johns County, but I’ve never gotten involved – mainly due to lack of time.

            I’ve eaten bee pollen daily for more years than I can recall. When I was a kid in SFL (’70’s), pollen was plentiful, but when the citrus groves went, so did the pollen.

            Now I get it from closer to your haunts, over in Lake City. No appreciable quantities from the locals here.

            That was the attraction, so don’t get any ideas:)

  7. SouthernYankee August 23, 2021 at 9:56 am #

    Does anyone find it at all ironic that the day the Tailban walked into Kabul (15 August, 2021) occurred exactly 50 years to the day after Nixon suspended gold convertibility, which many consider to be the day the U.S. dollar technically died?

    So the dollar died on 15 August 1971 and, as history may very well judge, America’s hegemony died on 15 August, 2021.

    Biblical scholars may have to update the meaning of the word “jubilee” to include “ a celebration of the cessation of a nation’s ability to wage endless war and confiscation of its peoples’ liberty via the unrestrained creation of fiat currency.”

    And will we then not all enter a season of much needed celebration and joy?

    https://nypost.com/2021/08/15/taliban-enter-afghanistan-capital-kabul-dont-plan-to-take-it-by-force/

    • shotho August 23, 2021 at 10:09 am #

      It’s entirely possible that the two issues you mention are, actually, salutary events in the affairs of the nation. The dollar’s reserve currency led to American hegemony as much as its military strength. Maybe it’s time for hegemony to end and more attention paid to internal strengths, such as the family, community and local economy.

      • SouthernYankee August 23, 2021 at 10:23 am #

        I’ll drink to that Shotho!

      • benr August 23, 2021 at 10:24 am #

        more attention paid to internal strengths, such as the family, community and local economy. -shotho

        That my friend is exactly what has been under attack since the 80’s.

        • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 1:01 pm #

          And happiness and stability for our children.

  8. ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 10:00 am #

    “They have taken your country. Maybe you should start caring about that.”

    My impression of the gaggle of CFN commenters is that we are mostly over 50 years old and right of center. Median age? My guess is 63.

    So, we’re the Elders, as David Suzuki forcefully asserts in his speeches. I think he’s correct. But will the under 50 crowd listen to us after we kinda sorta put them in this clusterfuck? Is it up to us old folks to actively rebel. So far its all just a lot of talk.

  9. Bob12065 August 23, 2021 at 10:02 am #

    Well, I’ve read the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) statute and regs, and here’s what they say:

    Big Pharma’s immunity from liability is only applicable if the vax is deployed under EUA. If the vax is approved, it would appear that Big Pharma will now be open to law suits from the injured, and class action law suits at that. Have these guys not noticed this provision in the EUA regs and statutes?

    • par4 August 23, 2021 at 10:11 am #

      It doesn’t matter. The government now operates under the “Nixon Doctrine” to wit “It’s not illegal when they do it”. And their friends are covered by the “Obama Doctrine”, to wit “Let’s just look forward”.

      • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 3:08 pm #

        Yep, par4 – and completing the Obama Doctrine, “and make sure this (insert as necessary) never happens again.”

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 10:14 am #

      It also says somewhere that you ain’t allowed to steal elections, but laws are for little people. We are now deep in the Might is Right mire.

    • Tate August 23, 2021 at 10:28 am #

      Just got a notice that the Pfizer vac has been approved by the FDA. The widening gyre is spinning uncontrollably towards a resolution.

    • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 10:31 am #

      That’s why the desperate push to force vaccines on as many people as possible.

      Now that it is approved, they will seek to make it mandatory, but how will anyone injured be able to sue, as there will be as little as possible of any kind of control group to compare it to.

      Young men do develop heart problems at times.

      • JohnAZ August 23, 2021 at 10:38 am #

        Young men doing cocaine have heart problems. We hear occasionally about the young men having heart attacks when they go out for sports.

        • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 10:59 am #

          The Swine flu jab was withdrawn after 53 deaths. The Clot Shot has already killed near on 13k in the US alone. And all this for a nasty flu virus that the vast majority of people will survive. Draw you own conclusions, John.

        • neurodoc August 23, 2021 at 12:18 pm #

          There you are; I couldn’t find you on Friday’s roster; thought you may have succumbed to the S1 glycoprotein. Fortunately, not yet. I left a note indicating that there is a recent publication of the first full autopsy of a mRNA induced death. The S1 glycoprotein was found in literally every organ in the patient’s body and there was massive inflammation at those sites. Autopsies are the hard core science side of medicine So, that’s it in terms of the theory that the S1 protein stays at the injection site. It is wrong. The S1 glycoprotein toxin goes everywhere, and hence all the damage and immunopathology being reported.
          Here’s the source for the article.

          June 2021 edition of the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, article entitled, “First case of postmortem study in a patient vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.”

          • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 7:41 pm #

            Thank you doc for sharing this here. Confirms what I already know… no way, no how I’m taking this.

          • pranah August 23, 2021 at 10:46 pm #

            I linked the article you cite, neurodoc, in Friday’s blog. Since you mention it again, here’s the link again:

            https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8051011/

    • tresho August 23, 2021 at 10:35 am #

      “Big Pharma will now be open to law suits from the injured” I very much doubt such law suits will go anywhere in our corrupt legal system.

      • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:33 am #

        Agree.

      • neurodoc August 23, 2021 at 12:22 pm #

        I unfortunately doubt that the so called illegit fda ‘approval’ that, by the way was done without the usual processes (reviews, public comment, analysis of side effects), will strip away the legal immunity deal big pharma has with the government. They will still hold on to their immunity deal; otherwise they would not be pushing the ‘vax.’

      • BeeGee August 23, 2021 at 12:23 pm #

        I believe the US has a blanket regulation stating that vaccines in general cannot be grounds for lawsuits. This is why the Gene-therapy jabs are classified as vaccines although they really.

        • neurodoc August 23, 2021 at 12:59 pm #

          That makes a lot of sense and explains why they are so obsessed with calling a gene therapy a ‘vaccine,’ which is is NOT.

        • BackRowHeckler August 23, 2021 at 2:59 pm #

          BG, indeed, pharmaceutical companys are immune from lawsuits, but companys that require vaccination as a condition of continued employment might not be. It might be a good idea to have your lawyer on speed dial if you’re forced to get a shot, and have a bad reaction to it.

          Actually I’d to hear an attorney address this issue.

          Brh

    • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 11:30 am #

      I have little doubt that is covered. In every country that this is being rolled out, there are contracts with indemnity clauses that fully absolve the Pharmacos of any responsibility. Pfizer’s contracts are to remain secret for anywhere from 10 to 30 years, depending on country.

      The level of corruption is absolutely off the charts.

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 12:08 pm #

        Then people should sue their respective governments for knowingly putting their citizens in (likely) danger, at a hefty profit, while providing no available recourse for the victims of a medical experiment.

        Of course, suing the government is a real bitch. But if millions of people pitch in, then you’ve got some legal firepower to work with, I suppose.

        • Ron Anselmo August 23, 2021 at 10:35 pm #

          Mango – if you’re suggesting a class action suit, here’s how that racket works out:

          Attorneys typically take the case on contingency, but are entitled to 30% of the settlement as legal fees.

          So, in a case with a million claimants or plaintiffs, that are awarded a $100 million settlement, the attorneys get $30 million, and each claimant gets $70 ($70MM/1MM claimants).

          Chances are, I could turn my couch upside down and shake it and find that much money.

          That’s why these bottom feeders are always trolling for claimants on TV and radio. “Have you or anyone you know, been injured by (fill in the blank)?”

          Full disclosure: I come from 3 generations of lawyers, so I know there are some noble ones, but not many left.

          • Night Owl August 24, 2021 at 2:15 pm #

            Nice breakdown, Ron. Fucking hell.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 25, 2021 at 9:16 am #

            Well, I’m not saying it would “work”. But at least it would annoy the hell out of them for a while.

            And it would be a lot more than $100M. Pfizer got hit for $2.3B in 2009 for much less.

          • Ron Anselmo August 25, 2021 at 1:08 pm #

            Mango – you’re right.

            The point of the math was simply to shine a light on what I understand JHK to mean, by his use of the term “lawfare”, i.e. welfare for lawyers.

            In the $2.3B Pfizer suit, the attorneys get $690MM, and assuming 1MM claimants, they receive $1,610 each, 2MM claimants, $805 each – almost all paid by Pfizer’s insurance & reserves – a “cost of doing business”.

            The point is the racketeering in the “justice” system. A system designed & codified by lawyers. Cui bono?

          • Pete August 25, 2021 at 1:55 pm #

            @Ron

            I’ve always associated “lawfare” to mean warfare by lawyers.

            It’s really how I characterize the captured DOJ.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 25, 2021 at 2:15 pm #

            Ron – Wouldn’t this be a Trillion Dollar lawsuit?

            You’re right, great for the lawyers. But beneficial for the claimants.

          • Ron Anselmo August 25, 2021 at 3:12 pm #

            @ Pete – after a little research, your understanding of the term seems absolutely correct.

            JHK uses it fairly often, that I’m surprised I continue to take it out of context. Dumbass.

            Some value to it though – I told my father, a retired attorney, about the term, sarcastically meaning “welfare for lawyers”, and he laughed his ass off.

            Thanks for the correction/education Pete.

          • Ron Anselmo August 25, 2021 at 3:38 pm #

            Mango – now you’re getting a little crazy with the numbers. Could be a trillion dollar suit, maybe multi-trillion, even approaching a quadrillion maybe, who knows?

            A well-worn saying of my father, “You can sue for anything, whether you prevail or not, is a different story”.

            Your comment brought another beneficiary to mind – the Indians. In the “Big Tobacco” suit years ago, law firms outsourced “discovery” (primarily document review in preparation for trial) to India for about $18K/year.

            What sense would it make to pay a kid fresh out of Law School in the US, $100K/year to do the same work?

            Globalism, and opportunists, has/have been creeping up the corporate/professional ladder for longer than people realize.

      • Islander August 23, 2021 at 12:09 pm #

        Yes. Off the charts.

      • SouthernYankee August 23, 2021 at 1:04 pm #

        It’s no longer corruption. It’s now open warfare on ALL OF US.

        • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 2:03 pm #

          Yeah, that is a better way of saying it …

        • dr gonzo August 24, 2021 at 3:21 pm #

          ding, ding, ding!

          we have a winner!

    • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 12:28 pm #

      I believe you are mistaken. The manufacturers of all childhood vaccinations are protected from liability. If your child is injured by the measles vaccine, you must apply to the government for redress.

    • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 1:05 pm #

      And that is a prime reason to not let your doctors jab you with a flu shot and the Covid jab on the same day.

      All vaccines should be separated by at least a month so if there is an injury it is easy to see which jab did it.

  10. Walter B August 23, 2021 at 10:06 am #

    Way back in August of 2015 I was at Ft. Meyer, Virginia in attendance for the change of responsibility (retirement) ceremony for a classmate of mine, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Ray Odeirno. Ray is a giant of a bear/man who had always been reputed as a decent, honest, and caring man and general. Listening to him speak that day gave ample proof of that fact. Ray was replaced my Mark Milley who clearly came off as quite the ass clown with his “paying the butcher bill” remarks about moving forward against the enemies of America. He was rumored by the crowd to be a ass-kisser of the highest magnitude, a patsy that Barry Obama could count on through thick and thin. He clearly still serves the man and the agenda and I was quite certain way back then after seeing and hearing him in action on the parade ground that things were going to go South quite rapidly. I have not been proven wrong have I?

  11. JC Penny August 23, 2021 at 10:08 am #

    That’s why the rubber stamp hasn’t met the paper…yet. Expect an “amendment” in one of those porkulous bills absolving Big Pharma of liability. Once done, FDA approval is guaranteed.

    • Tate August 23, 2021 at 10:37 am #

      It’s just been approved. See, there’s no “master plan” being worked behind the scenes. It’s just plain wickedness allied with complete stupidity. This is more frightening than plain wickedness.

      • JC Penny August 23, 2021 at 11:30 am #

        Yup. Turns out they are already covered: CRS has a comprehensive discussion here:

        Compensation Programs for Potential
        COVID-19 Vaccine Injuries
        March 22, 2021

        https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/LSB/LSB10584

        • neurodoc August 23, 2021 at 12:36 pm #

          Yes, its like the other fed based bullshit programs for the injured. Tons of paperwork, waiting time, proofs of connections between the ‘vax’ and the symptoms or results, etc ad nauseum, then a pittance of money.

          We’ve had several patients at one of our clinics go thru it, and its a sham. Typical. Think VA or black lung benefits.

    • tahoe1780 August 23, 2021 at 11:20 am #

      Fourth time trying to post this??

      (b)Unavoidable adverse side effects; warnings
      (1)No vaccine manufacturer shall be liable in a civil action for damages arising from a vaccine-related injury or death associated with the administration of a vaccine after October 1, 1988, if the injury or death resulted from side effects that were unavoidable even though the vaccine was properly prepared and was accompanied by proper directions and warnings.

  12. driguana August 23, 2021 at 10:19 am #

    As dr feelgood would say…It’s Time for a Chantdown

    Time For A Chantdown

    It’s time for a chantdown
    It’s time to get down
    Time for a chantdown
    Time to get down

    We ain’t singin’ no common song
    We been sleepin’ far too long
    Trouble is when we wake up
    It’s all gonna be gone

    ‘Cause it’s time for a chantdown
    It’s time to get down
    It’s time for a chantdown
    Time for the lost to be found

    What are we gonna do ‘bout the economy?
    Have you read Deuteronomy?
    What is the state of the family?
    What is equality?

    It’s time for a chantdown
    It’s time to get down
    Time for a chantdown
    No time to mess around

    We got a lot of money
    But we lackin’ in sense
    We’re lookin’ for freedom
    While we’re buildin’ a fence

    It’s time for a chantdown
    It’s time to get down
    Let ’em shout from the tower of babble
    That we are the rabble

    It’s the Age of High Technology
    And we’ve lost our mythology
    It’s an Age of Steel and Chromium
    This is the Age of Pandemonium

    We ain’t singin’ no common song
    We been sleepin’ far too long
    Trouble is when we wake up
    It’s all gonna be gone

    ‘Cause it’s time for a chantdown
    It’s time to get down
    It’s time for a chantdown
    Time for the lost to be found

    It’s time for a chantdown

    It’s time to hit the ground

    Santa Fe

  13. benr August 23, 2021 at 10:22 am #

    And there it is the FDA rolled over and approved the money grab.

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/f-d-a-grants-full-approval-to-pfizer-biontech-covid-vaccine/ar-AAND6kw?ocid=msnews

    • Islander August 23, 2021 at 10:36 am #

      This is very upsetting.
      The noose is really tightening.

      • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:36 am #

        Well, we knew it was coming.

        Now for vaccine apartheid. The un-jabbed (unclean) get our stars.

        • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 1:19 pm #

          Remember. You are part of “the control group”!

          Follow the science!

          Yeah!

    • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 11:33 am #

      Meaningless. They did whatever possible to avoid the normal process of approval.

      This is just a line they can trot out now for propaganda purposes.

      Non-compliance is the only thing that is going to stop this. There are no limits as to what they appear willing to do. Check Australia for a vision of the future.

      • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:37 am #

        Yes, non-compliance is the only tool at our disposal.

        No matter what, we cannot take that jab.

        We need to refuse the muzzle, too.

        • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 11:41 am #

          Agreed. There is no Trump, Q or military White Knight out there to help us. Only We can save US. The upside of all this is that it may push people that extra step.

      • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 12:37 pm #

        I believe the truckers in Australia are planning a shut down. If the trucks don’t move, nothing moves. They’ve alerted the populace to stock up on necessities. They may be intending to park their trucks in such a manner as to block any access to strategic areas and simply leave them sitting there in rows and rows. That will put the cat among the pigeons.

      • NickelthroweR August 23, 2021 at 12:47 pm #

        Australia may have just cut off its nose to spite its face.

        We live in a just-in-time world. I’m not sure how many of you here at CFN manufacture but I manufacture precision tools and do so here in the United States. I can tell you without hesitation that my supply chain is in absolute tatters. 99.9% of what you need is still zero. A million-dollar tractor that can do the work of 300 men is nothing but a lawn ornament if it is missing the belt for its alternator.

        Some of those people that have been locked up and not allowed to work actually provide goods and services that are required to keep civilization humming along. Very soon, those people are going to discover that a vital cog in the machine necessary for them to eat hasn’t been produced in over 18 months.

        Only after all the seed corn has been consumed will the people realize what has happened.

        • SouthernYankee August 23, 2021 at 1:12 pm #

          And thus will be ushered in a World Made By Hand.

          • Mountain gal August 24, 2021 at 6:19 am #

            @ Southern Yankee

            Bring it on. At least then I won’t have to listen to people obsessed with their “gender fluidity” all the time here where i live! Keeping starvation at bay will finally take precedence again.

        • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 1:26 pm #

          Welcome to complexity! 😉

        • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 2:39 pm #

          And that is just what our Deep State masters want. If the Aussie truckers do their shtick, won’t that just accomplish what the evil ones want? Mass hunger and desperation.

        • WilbursHuman August 23, 2021 at 5:10 pm #

          Or a $1700 sensor for a $890,000, JD chopper that was 8 months old…………….

          Only one that was available in N.America was in Canada……

          And IT Would NOT Run, without it.

        • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 8:03 pm #

          Nickelthrower, good observations. The seed corn especially. As for the $1M dollar tractor… I’m much smaller scale, but men with hoes and machetes are my choice over technology every day. Women, too.

        • Amman August 25, 2021 at 9:07 am #

          So you will be out of a job soon. Who do you blame for that?

      • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 1:21 pm #

        But we still have guns.

        Austrailians had theirs confiscated.

  14. ThorsHammer August 23, 2021 at 10:25 am #

    Ever the optimist, James. Where do I get me some of that there Hopium?

    I’ll believe it when I see the American Patriot Army raising their flag on the front lawn of the White House, firing their weapons in the air like a bunch of ragged Taliban. Or when I see the new nation of Heartland emerging in the triangle between Texas, Florida and Montana leaving all the dead industrial rust and Californicatia sexual confusion behind. .

    Meanwhile I’ll continue armor plating my front door in anticipation of the knock on the door from the OBiden mobile vaccination squads. Because that scenario is more likely than your belief in the return of the rule of law in a United states of America.

    • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 10:44 am #

      I’ve been thinking about former Attorney General Barr, and how it’s been said that he chose to “protect the institution” over doing prosecutions.

      He couldn’t really believe he was protecting the FBI. Without the guilty being weeded out and brought to justice, the whole system and rule of law starts to collapse.

      The end of the rule of law is bringing America down, and if America goes down the institutions certainly go down as well.

      Barr couldn’t preserve the institution by protecting the guilty.

      • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 11:01 am #

        Could have been an honest error on his part, Beryl. “Institution” and “Constitution” do sound very similar. No, seriously, Barr is a mystery. Maybe the answer is simple: he’s corrupt or was threatened. Maybe they threatened to put liquid soap in his bagpipes.

        • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 1:24 pm #

          Or maybe he was just thinking about that giant salary he would get and the penthouse suite with a view at Dewey Screwem and Howe?

      • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 11:04 am #

        He’s a rogue, plain and simple. He was working for “Biden” while Trump was still in office.

        • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 11:17 am #

          Forget that, Yo. Not one of them is a rogue. I mean, seriously??

          You don’t get elected without kissing numerous rings.

          • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 11:24 am #

            Or appointed. Especially appointed.

          • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 11:29 am #

            He’s never been elected but only appointed. And he only works for the Deep State no matter what his ostensible job is or who appointed him.

            A smiling rogue.

    • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:38 am #

      Sad to say, I lean more toward your way of thinking.

      The pressure is about to be unbelievable.

    • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 12:54 pm #

      That’s what they want us to do. It plays into their strengths. Historically, the US government has responded to any serious internal threat with overwhelming force (see the Whiskey Rebellion and the Bonus Army incident). It’s something they are good at. Better to use unconventional methods and resist the urge to bunch up in convenient mass targets.

    • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 8:10 pm #

      Hammer, I agree, Mr K is the ultimate optimist.

      I’ve been reading your stuff about Peace Corps in Colombia. I did something similar in my youth, in the Middle East. There’s a book you may enjoy, as I did, by Paul Theroux, about a former PC volunteer to goes back to the African village he helped build a school at to find the school in ruins, violence all around, and the guy having a big target on his back for being white, and so assumed, wealthy, gets kidnapped, it’s a terrible story and well written.

      “Ellis Hock never believed that he would return to Africa. He runs an old-fashioned menswear store in a small town in Massachusetts but still dreams of his Eden, the four years he spent in Malawi with the Peace Corps, cut short when he had to return to take over the family business. When his wife leaves him, taking the family home, he realizes that there is one place for him to go: back to Malawi on the remote Lower River, where he can be happy again. Arriving at the dusty village, he finds it transformed: the school he built is a ruin, the church and clinic are gone, and poverty and apathy have set in among the people. They remember him — the White Man with no fear of snakes — and welcome him. But is his new life, his journey back, an escape or a trap? Interweaving memory and desire, hope and despair, salvation and damnation, this is a hypnotic, compelling, and brilliant return to a terrain no one has ever written better about than Theroux.”

  15. BackRowHeckler August 23, 2021 at 10:26 am #

    General Milley and Sec. Austin insists that BLM/CRT training continue even with troops deployed in Kabul?

    The important mission of male service members transitioning to becoming female service members will continue. Our National Security depends on it.

    Brh

  16. Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 10:34 am #

    Data out of Israel is pretty bad.

    TL: DR – I think it is hard to overstate how bad the early Israeli booster data looks. We should all hope this changes.
    https://twitter.com/AlexBerenson/status/1429582677708091392?s=20

    • JohnAZ August 23, 2021 at 10:44 am #

      If the vaccines quit working, we are back to 2/90. If the variants beat our immune responses, are we fighting an uphill battle. For example, one of them went after kids primarily.

      • tresho August 23, 2021 at 10:49 am #

        “If the vaccines quit working” Our ancestors lived with many endemic diseases for which prevention and treatment worked poorly (e.g. TB, polio) until breakthroughs occurred. My mother lost over a dozen of her cousins in the 1930s to TB. If COVID becomes endemic, it will simply join the long list of historic communicable diseases that populations will either learn to live with or die with.

      • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 10:50 am #

        They are trying to disguise RSV as COVID, because the evil public health officials caused the increase in children with their delusional lockdowns.

        Governor DeSantis is doing right now what was known had to be done, back in early 2020.

        He is attempting to make treatment that works against COVID available to people when they first get sick.

        It’s really too bad, think how many people suffered and died needlessly because Pfizer and the Communist Chinese were dictating what should be done.

        The goal was always that “passport”, and people getting well was not going to further that goal.

        • SW August 23, 2021 at 11:03 am #

          That’s right. It’s RSV that’s putting kids in the hospital & it can make them very ill. My grandson had to be hospitalized twice when he was only 16 months & the only treatment is o2 by face mask & treat symptomatically. Yet another bait & switch to vaccinate the very young.

          • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 11:23 am #

            I hope he recovered fully.

        • cbeard August 23, 2021 at 12:30 pm #

          I’ll probably have an aha, duh moment. But what the hell is RSV? I’m sick of acronyms. Is everyone too damn lazy or unable to spell?

          • SW August 23, 2021 at 12:37 pm #

            Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common, and very contagious, virus that infects the respiratory tract of most children before their second birthday.

            For most babies and young children, the infection causes nothing more than a cold. But for a small percentage, infection with RSV can lead to serious, sometimes life-threatening problems such as pneumonia or bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the small airways of the lungs.

          • cbeard August 23, 2021 at 12:48 pm #

            For SW, Thank you very much

      • Walter B August 23, 2021 at 11:26 am #

        Oh, the vaccines are working John. Yep, they are doing exactly what they were designed to do….https://rumble.com/vldaex-vaxxed-patients-blood-examined-horrific-findings-revealed-by-german-physici.html

        • SW August 23, 2021 at 11:45 am #

          He did recover & it was scary to see him so sick. Parents & grandparents are easy to manipulate with false data, vague threats of what could happen & the always popular guilt that if something DOES happen then your decision not to vaccinate caused it.

        • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 11:47 am #

          Where are the autopsies of those who got the vax, got COVID, and died?

          Where are the autopsies of those who got the experimental shot, and died?

          • neurodoc August 23, 2021 at 12:53 pm #

            June 2021 edition of the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, article entitled, “First case of postmortem study in a patient vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.”

            The autopsy showed that the S1 glycoprotein, the toxin of covid infectivity, was found in every single organ in the patient’s body. Autopsies of covid victims are very rare. The medical examiners are very political………they work for the county. Think that thru.

          • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 1:30 pm #

            Here you go, Beryl. (correct me if I’m wrong, Doc)

            https://www.journalofinfection.com/article/S0163-4453(21)00392-3/fulltext

          • pranah August 23, 2021 at 10:57 pm #

            https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8051011/

      • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 1:33 pm #

        Ron DeSantis should put Florida on a voluntary prophylactic course of Ivermectin. Doctors with the FLCCCdotnet would be happy to help him out with this.

        Then see the outcomes after six weeks.

        • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 8:15 pm #

          Abby, I’m in Florida. You wouldn’t believe the amount of flak and pressure the gov is getting from all the usual suspects, mass media, social media, corporations, the left, the woke. Unbelievable. “Blood on your hands! You’ll kill our children!”.

          Ron and other Floridians will correct me if I’m wrong.

          I support DeSantis 100%

          • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 10:31 pm #

            Check out what Dr. Boros has done in his Key West urgent care
            Clinics with Ivermectin:

            https://youtu.be/aP-ncHI1M8k

          • Ron Anselmo August 24, 2021 at 7:37 pm #

            Rulo – you are 100% correct.

            Never got around to posting the long story of my 17-day battle w/COVID – likely delta.

            Short version is, after a downward trajectory over the first 8 days in bed, on day 10, I dosed Ivermectin (my backstop ace in the hole) that I purchased in Feb 2020.

            The use was off label, because it was the product intended for livestock (mainly horses). The apple flavoring was nice. Lately, lots of MSM hit pieces about it. Go figure.

            I was already having difficulty breathing, and that night was the noticeable turning point – full body response. Days 11 thru 17 were gradual uphill to recovery. Should be bulletproof now.

            Definitely agree with Abby – proactive prophylactic use would probably pay in spades. That’s what I should have done much sooner.

          • Rulo Deschamps August 25, 2021 at 9:50 pm #

            abby, Ron, Iver is under lock and key at the local Tractor Supply, with giants signs mandated by the federales warning off customers. I do keep a much reduced stock of breeding rabbits, waiting for the cooler weather to start rebuilding colonies again since I had to butcher most before leaving the southern farm, but the cashier wanted all kinds of paperwork and I couldn’t be bothered. Maybe online? I should try that.

            Ron, I’m glad you emerged victorious like I said, glad you had an ace in the sleeve. I’d like to get my hands on some, too. A renewed sense of urgency will force me to find a way. Welcome back to the world of the living. It’s a temporary invitation, as we all have to check out sometime. But Carpe Diem, and three cheers!

          • Ron Anselmo August 26, 2021 at 12:55 am #

            Rulo – thanks for the encouraging words, much appreciated. See my comment on Marcela’s Awakening.

      • Mountain gal August 24, 2021 at 6:24 am #

        JohnAZ

        Perhaps the virus is mostly taking out those that have been kept alive artificially, eg; those living in nursing homes or in horrid shape? Add to that the obese and those with numerous significant health concerns. Sure there are those taken by it who were seemingly in good health but it’s not super common. Mostly, unless they are elderly, you look at their pic and they are seriously fat.

    • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 12:56 pm #

      Does anyone know if any of the vaccinated are surviving the purported “Delta” variant?

      • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 1:34 pm #

        Yes, draupnir, the vast majority are surviving Delta. The problem is, the vaccinated are also producing Delta and other “variants” via selective adaptive pressure. It’s far more sinister when you understand that.

        • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 3:13 pm #

          Yes, I’ve seen the French interview with Luc Montagnier. I understand that those injections are forcing the virus to adapt. However, I understand the viral load in the injected appears greater than the load in the unvaxxed and am wondering about antibody-dependent enhancement starting to show up.

        • Mountain gal August 24, 2021 at 6:25 am #

          I’ve tried to explain this to the self righteous vaxed who just won’t hear it. They insist that it is the unvaxed who are causing all of these variants and not them.

          • draupnir August 24, 2021 at 12:37 pm #

            I don’t even discuss this with the already vaccinated. Since it can’t be undone, I don’t see any sense in scaring them.

      • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 1:36 pm #

        Who can keep all these variants straight?

        Apparently the world hopped, skipped and jumped through the Alpha and Omega variants then dove straight into the India Delta and now the Lambda is stalking the US from South America!

        Epsilon is running neck and neck with Theta!

        Help!

        • Walter B August 23, 2021 at 6:36 pm #

          Have you noticed that the Flu used to have different “strains” but they changed the terminology for this invention to be called “VARIENTS”, right out of otherworld and sorcerers video games. A three headed monster that kills everything in its part, a VARIENT. Fear mongering much?

  17. BillRI August 23, 2021 at 10:40 am #

    Nice post, JHK.

    “This week marks the beginning of the Deep State’s hard time.”

    I hope you are right. But Kamala Mattress still could not contain her mirth, as she stepped off a flight to Singapore. Pelosi held a large fundraising lunch where no masks were visible. Schumer danced at a NYC concert with TV talk-show hosts.

    They stole an election, looted the Treasury, flushed the Afghanistan problem down the toilet for now, and have forced the FDA to approve the Covid blood-clot booster shot. They seem to be focused only on the 2022 elections. Keep your seat belts fastened.

    • tresho August 23, 2021 at 10:45 am #

      “flushed the Afghanistan problem down the toilet for now” By no means has it gone down. Instead that toilet is about to vomit up some real painful problems. Stay tuned.

    • JohnAZ August 23, 2021 at 10:47 am #

      Kamala Mattress, ha, pretty good.

      Maybe she will stay in Indonesia?

    • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:47 am #

      You bet.

      They are celebrating their victory of the techno-feudal takeover.

      For thee, but not for me: https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/1429478618548342785

    • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 1:48 pm #

      For the moment they are focused on Gavin Newsom circling the drain.

      Every stop is being pulled out by the DNC from stealing ballots from mailboxes to trotting out Larry Elder’s ex to proclaim he brandished a gun at her while high on weed.

      Next they have Carmelita and Nancy on deck to try to save Newsom’s ass.

      If Newsom goes down and Elder becomes governor that will be the shot heard round the world.

      September 14th is the big day.

      • Not_GeorgeT August 23, 2021 at 5:04 pm #

        I’m not holding much hope for CA. Election fraud is the American way, at least for now.

        • Uncle Bob August 23, 2021 at 8:15 pm #

          If election fraud doesn’t end now, it never will. And with the influx of oh-so-grateful Afghanis and Latin Americans adding to the Demorats’ tech-assistec vote totals, I’m pretty sure Clusterfuck Joe* & Co. will be in charge forever.

          ____________________

          If Clusterfuck Joe detracts from this blog, we can call him Goatscrew Joe instead.

  18. tresho August 23, 2021 at 10:43 am #

    UK news coverage of Biden incompetence pulls no punches: https://archive.is/dpJJH#selection-1099.1-1099.97 “Biden was always unfit to be president but his Left-wing media cheerleaders didn’t dare admit it”

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 11:03 am #

      There are no coincidences. The UK MSM are no different from the US one. They are probably allowing the groundwork for a seamless transition to The Ho, Hillary or, God help us, Pelosi.

      • SW August 23, 2021 at 12:49 pm #

        They didn’t dare admit it b/c they had no one else to run on the top of the ticket. Never in a million years would Bernie have been allowed to be there. Remember the 20+ Democratic candidates and their hilarious debates? Who were they gonna run? Marianne Williamson? Cory Booker? Little Pete?

      • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 1:20 pm #

        That cackle of Harris’s is involuntary and probably a nervous tic. Just think, if Biden is forced out or resigns, Harris gets to name her vice president. What if Clinton is brought in? Harris won’t last long, and they will have succeeded in getting Hillary into the position she lost to Trump when we rejected her in the first place.

        • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 1:52 pm #

          My thoughts exactly.

          • draupnir August 23, 2021 at 5:23 pm #

            I think she has a mission that was delayed, and probably now hates us with unparalleled ferocity for her humiliation.

        • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 2:41 pm #

          Imagine that: Cackles and Cankles. The Horror! Even the dumb sheep American people won’t stomach that.

          • Uncle Bob August 23, 2021 at 8:17 pm #

            You underestimate Democrat voters. Remember, 80% of them still think Clusterfuck/Goatscrew Joe is doing a swell job.

    • Walter B August 23, 2021 at 11:51 am #

      “The ABC interviewer did none of this. Instead, he asked Biden what he thought when he had seen these pictures and allowed Biden to boast that US personnel had got on top of the situation at the airport.
      This is just one week in the life of Joe Biden, but you could select almost any other week in his career and find a similar soup of certainty, unknowingness, falteringness and arrogance. It is what you get when you have spent a career with a court media asking you about your choice of ice cream and reached the highest office in the land because you weren’t the other guy.

      The world always gets serious again. And it just got serious on Biden’s watch and has shown something that should have been revealed during the primary season long ago: that the man who is now commander-in-chief is not remotely in command of his brief.”

      Loved it, thanks for posting it.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 12:40 am #

      A superb editorial. Absolutely on target. The Brits are rightfully horrified and they are calling bullshit on this vapid, non-serious gaggle of woke morons who are sinking this country as the world watches in utter horror and disbelief.

  19. 100th Avatar August 23, 2021 at 10:45 am #

    “This week marks the beginning of the Deep State’s hard time. Its narratives are shredding. Its mind-control measures are slip-sliding away.”

    One of the deepest and most ghoulish deep-state figure, “general” Michael Hayden making news today.

    Of course, it was in the cesspit commonly referred to as “social media”.

    Believing it is a great idea to send the unvaccinated on a one-way trip to Afghanistan, because of course, most of them are also Trump supporters.

    The US is failed state because it can no longer support the heavy veil of dignity. The rot and corruption and decay is far too widespread and voluminous to be covered. Especially the antagonism.

    Here we have a former NSA head agreeing to, if not the death, the banishment, of those declining the experimental “vaccine”.

    And we were told to not worry about the NSA and career MIC plants like Hayden.

    And people sincerely wonder, “why so much distrust?”

    Trust that shall never be recovered.

    • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 10:52 am #

      The Taliban seem pretty hale and hearty, in the midst of a “global pandemic”.

    • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 11:35 am #

      I encourage them to keep talking this way. It simply removes the mask.

      The more draconian the measures, and the more unhinged the language from the fascists behind the Great Reset, the more people begin the process of accepting reality and reacting accordingly

      • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:49 am #

        Agree.

      • 100th Avatar August 23, 2021 at 12:05 pm #

        It is a new mask.
        It is an effort to identify a new enemy.
        There always needs to be an enemy.

        The one they set their sights on, are those who oppose their very existence.

        This who oppose the plutocracy and its “deep state” functionaries.
        The bureaucrats that move between the dominating private sector conglomerates and the agency head positions.

        This new enemy is conservative, white, un-woke and unapologetic, Trump supporting or at least conservative, unvaccinated and non-believing in state “science”.

        Hayden is emboldening the rift. The attitudes against this domestic enemy.

        The narrative is that we shall return to normal once we vanquish the enemy, the other, amongst us.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 12:43 am #

      I fervently wish, hope, and pray that if the COVID-19 kills anyone in America this week, that the virus makes it a priority to suffocate this woke P.O.S. Hayden. What a despicable traitor to our republic this yo-yo is.

  20. 100th Avatar August 23, 2021 at 10:54 am #

    Stranded “Americans”.
    American citizens, or Americans?
    Big difference.

    Passport holders on account of a liberal immigration system?
    Contractors?

    We shall soon find out how many are innocent Americans.

    When the US starts bringing 5,000 “translators” in a week for immigration parole.

    Coming soon to a military base near you. Coming soon to a neighborhood near you.

    They made their bed in Afghanistan. On some imperial money extracting venture. They did not have to.

    Lie in this bed.

    • Disaffected August 23, 2021 at 11:03 am #

      Agreed. My first take on this was why in the hell were there so many Americans in this shit hole in the first place if it was so dangerous. But then I remembered. Oh yeah, for the money! Let ’em spend their way out then.

      • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 11:26 am #

        I don’t understand why they didn’t get out sooner. It may just be that they knew our government would never let that cash cow end.

        Or thought they knew.

        • Socrates-Detroit August 23, 2021 at 12:05 pm #

          As the US has drawn down troops in Afghanistan (and Iraq) on the one hand, with the other, the US government has contracted out military-type functions, such as protecting military installations, and even training, and EVEN supporting in battle, government forces.

          These “contractors”, who are really mercenaries, or “soldiers-for-hire”, make enough money to do this risky work. If they gross $100-200k per year, you can rest assured they cost the US taxpayer double that. Firms like Blackwater.

          For the sake of discussion, if we buy the BS narrative presented by the DoD about “the mission” and “protecting the homeland” and my favorite “preventing another 9/11″ (yes, because the evil plotters huddled in some cave in Afghanistan and planned their evil deeds there….”, we have this:

          In addition to the outsize cost, these private “contractors” create all kinds of legal issues. The UCMJ (United Code of Military Justice) does not apply to contractors. Or does it? What happens when some contractor kills, or worse, molests an Afghan?

          Were these contractors evacuated already? Were they not?

          And of course we have the translators who, like many Americans, believed the US government.

          It is very sad.

          If the Taliban do seek revenge, which may be more understandable than Americans realize, (how many Afghans died by accident on the receiving end of American weapons?) but which I find very upsetting, let’s hope that they don’t torture these people to death.

          In the Matrix, the debacle in Afghanistan is a disaster for the US on so many levels, others here will cover most or all of them. Some US equipment will wind up in Chinese/Russian/Iranian hands, and they will study it. America’s reputation. The future of the dollar as “reserve currency”. In addition to the potential for lots more dead and wounded before this chapter is over.

          But, buried in the news, is a story that is of far more import, I feel, to Americans living in the USA. Especially those in the Southwest.

          As our host warned in his yellow book 15 years ago, the Southwest is starting to run out of water.

          That portends a much bigger calamity for tens of millions of Americans than the debacle in Afghanistan.

          • Socrates-Detroit August 23, 2021 at 12:13 pm #

            Clarification: In no way, do the crimes of Americans in that God-forsaken land, justify the excesses of the Taliban. I’d say the Taliban has probably killed many more innocents than the US.

            Just as in Vietnam… while America prolonged a futile war, leading to an estimated 1.5 million deaths, and while America did commit war crimes, such as My Lai and Agent Orange, the North Vietnamese probably killed and tormented MANY more Vietnamese than the US did.

            In both cases, the US engaged in a dubious war. Besides the cost in American blood, and treasure, by prolonging the conflicts, American actions directly and indirectly probably led to much more human suffering. And in the end, it didn’t make a difference.

            History “rhymes”.

          • Islander August 23, 2021 at 12:32 pm #

            Re water in the Southwest:
            Yes, I expect waves of internal immigration to rainier regions.

            Why do I feel like a deer caught in the head lamps?

          • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 12:42 pm #

            I found the casualty numbers on Afghanistan very interesting.
            2,300 American military personnel killed. 3,800 contractors killed.

            Although it’s true there are some military contractors who service equipment, run computer systems, even sling mess hall hash. That surprisingly high number tells me most of the combat on our behalf was done by hired mercenaries (mostly . former rangers, seals, special forces, infantry grunts)

            I knew the DOD was using more mercenaries in recent years; but I didn’t know the wars were now their show..

          • Socrates-Detroit August 23, 2021 at 12:50 pm #

            That “killed” statistic is very eye-opening.

          • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 1:39 pm #

            And Tennessee would like to offload some excess water yesterday. 🙁

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 11:05 am #

      I suspect many might be “American” in the same way that Ilhan Omar is “American”

      • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 11:26 am #

        She married her brother and she smokes. Beyond that, she is an Ingrate.

  21. hmuller August 23, 2021 at 10:58 am #

    Kudo’s to JHK for gradually joining us tin-foil hatters in believing this much mismanaged government is not just due to stupidity and coincidence. Those in power have a nefarious agenda.

    It’s nearly impossible for the passengers to save the ship when the captain and crew are determined to sink it. The best we can do is secure our persoal life boats and load them with supplies.

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 11:05 am #

      I think I’ll take my chances with the iceberg. I may freeze my butt, but at least I won’t sink. This ship is going down.

      • Disaffected August 23, 2021 at 11:20 am #

        I think that’s going to be as good as it gets. I don’t think any preparation we can do will be adequate. It’s going to be adapt and overcome or succumb all the way down, I’m afraid. Death comes to us all either way sooner or later.

      • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 11:28 am #

        Hereward, all icebergs eventually melt.

        • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 11:33 am #

          That’s why I recommend the life boats. But I agree the ship is going down.

          • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 11:45 am #

            True, H. It wasn’t a very good metaphor, was it? I wonder what form the “lifeboat” will take? Maybe we can all move to Florida. My son’s going on vacation there for a few months. Maybe I’ll “visit” him with the rest of the family and accidently lose my return ticket.

        • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 1:42 pm #

          At least, on an iceberg there’s no shortage of fresh water!

          • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 9:47 pm #

            And plenty of ice for the scotch the prepared bring.

    • SW August 23, 2021 at 11:11 am #

      I agree hmuller. All the talk about “fighting back” ignores the fact that the people who wield the power, deploy the troops & control the information ultimately save the ship or sink it.

    • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 11:37 am #

      Is it foil if they talk about it openly? I mean, there are entire books, whitepapers, and thousands of web-based text on subject written by the perpetrators.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 1:00 am #

      There’s a word for that option: SECESSION

      Of course, I see no reason why the free states should give up the flag and the constitution to the woke crowd. The free states should just kick the tyrannical states out of the union. Subtract the requisite number of stars from the U.S. flag, and present the Wokesters with a new tranny flag to fly over their new national capitol of the People’s Republic of Californication in Sacremento.

      Next, build a fortified wall between us and them.

      Put the military on the border. Tell the Wokesters to keep out. Shoot those who ignore the signs at the border.

      If they get unruly, declare war on the tyrannical states. Invade and conquer and subjugate. Then deal with the communist vermin as we see fit.

      Just an idea for future action…..

      • Night Owl August 24, 2021 at 7:59 am #

        TBH, I sometimes wonder if that is what could be in the future.

        I know I’d come back and join up.

        • JTinMD August 24, 2021 at 10:52 am #

          In the months and years just before the Revolutionary War there were countless incidents of conflict between royalists and rebels, many violent, some just shouting and other mischief. In letters, diaries and some press reports, these troubles were often referred to as a civil war.

          I think our civil war is in full swing now. 🙁

        • dr gonzo August 27, 2021 at 7:43 am #

          Crazy, innit? Your truth of “can’t move far enough away (to escape the globohomocaps)” is refuted by the very nature of globohomocap itself.

          Geography appears to be a key survival feature.

  22. MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 11:08 am #

    Thanks for today’s article, James. I wish I were as hopeful as you sound in that last paragraph. I would love to see the deep state dismantled and scattered to the four winds, as JFK allegedly said they should be.

    Sadly, I fear we have lost all rule of law. Still, we can do our best to keep exposing them, and millions of citizen journalists have been vigorously busy doing just that.

    When they approve the poison jab, I think uprisings are inevitable, as millions lose their jobs and the ability to travel or participate in society.

    I agree completely that alternative ways of schooling are imminent. Parents are sick of the torture and indoctrination of their children. This is a good thing. I think the community academies will be a fantastic alternative to Wokie School, which is where kids go to be preyed upon and groomed by fetishists.

    We are in for quite the clusterfuck shit-show, given all that is coming to a head. Let’s add the regular flu season paranoia that now exists to the pile, plus the new POTATUS admin prediction that ‘white supremacist terrorism’ is imminent.

    Ought to be one crazy rodeo.

    • SW August 23, 2021 at 11:18 am #

      The people who join any kind of uprising In defiance of vaccinations can look forward to the same treatment the “insurrectionists” got for January 6th. They threw the book at them not just a as punishment for “invading” the Capital building but as a stark warning to any public demonstration. The message ? “We will crush you & don’t forget it.”

      • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 11:40 am #

        They aren’t there just yet. At present, there are too many of us.

        They need to get near 80% vaxx uptake first, then they can implement the control grid and grant themselves social license to do what they really want to do.

      • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 11:47 am #

        The Jan 6th folks were a relatively small group. It’s a different story when millions upon millions are rising up. Many a nasty regime has been brought low by peaceful uprisings. There’s still hope.

      • Dr_Wellington_Yueh August 23, 2021 at 12:28 pm #

        Br’er Rabbit? Izzat you?

      • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 2:22 pm #

        But the FBI just walked back all their insurrectionist talk because they got busted with so many agents/informants trying to organize the riots.

        I think this will lead to Pelosi dropping the whole commission LARP.

        • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm #

          Yep. That is exactly why they are backing off.

          Interestingly enough, the Latino guy who headed up Proud Boys was also an FBI informant.

          • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 9:58 pm #

            I agree. There’s a shortage of bona fide domestic right-wing terrorists, The FBI does its best to turn disgruntled rednecks into a serious threat, portraying Jethro Bodine as the next Charles Manson. But the farce and fiction just don’t work, and the FBI winds up with “chew” on its face.

          • JTinMD August 24, 2021 at 10:54 am #

            I think the “farce and fiction” are working very well — on the left.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 1:03 am #

        So said the Brits at Lexington and Concorde.

        Patriots had an answer for that sort of arrogance.

        Time to take a page from the playbook of our ancestors. We need to be animated by the spirit of Thomas Jefferson. A certain tree needs to be refreshed.

    • BackRowHeckler August 23, 2021 at 11:18 am #

      I don’t know about losing all rule of law, Mary.

      Try rolling thru a stop sign at the end of your street, missing a income tax quarterly payment, or speaking up a little to forcibly at a BOE meeting.

      • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 3:15 pm #

        Sorry – I mean laws for the big people. Of course, there are laws for us little folk.

      • UN OUT OF USA August 23, 2021 at 3:28 pm #

        As Leona Helmsley said, “laws are for the little people”.

        • JTinMD August 24, 2021 at 10:56 am #

          Wow! A Leona Helmsley reference! Sweet!

  23. erik August 23, 2021 at 11:12 am #

    I have talked to several hundred people who’ve had the jab. Not one has had any ill effects other than a few who felt “punk” for a few days, usually after the second shot. That makes me wonder if all the stories are bullshit.
    But that aside, why did we elect to pull out of Afghanistan in the summer when it’s “fighting season” for the Taliban and other ad hoc groups? Why not do it in the winter when they are less mobile, but we are not? Mysterious, eh? Sounds like we didn’t think it through, but at least our minds are focused on the true problems of the ages, like equity and transformative justice.

    • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 11:29 am #

      Whoever ordered it wanted maximum chaos.

    • SW August 23, 2021 at 11:31 am #

      An agreement had already been reached with the Taliban to be gone on May 1st. Biden & the generals knew this obviously & ignored it. They closed Bahgram AFB instead of using it as an evacuation hub. The Taliban (or so it appears to me) waited three months for them to make good on the withdrawal.

      Why did they ignore this original date? Was this a case of pure incompetence or did they really believe the Afghan army was competent & we could stay there as long as we wanted & ignore the taliban?

      The troops that defected know how to fly those helicopters & run the sophisticated equipment. We taught them. They are not our friends.

    • rainmaker August 23, 2021 at 11:33 am #

      Erik – a 40 something woman we know got the jab – several days later she had to be treated by the doctor for an irregular heartbeat, then her lymph nodes swelled up! She said she was not getting the second jab.

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 11:49 am #

      Erik. Maybe the side effects of the jab are exaggerated, maybe not. We should take all extreme narratives with a pinch of salt. However, even if the vaxx is perfectly spiffing and entirely harmless, the Deep State is totally unjustified in imposing it on people who don’t want it and threatening to create a new form of apartheid. And all for a flu virus that 99.75% of people will survive.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 1:05 am #

        Correct. The bottom line is personal freedom. If we give up essential liberty for a little temporary (and probably ephemeral) security, we shall soon have neither.

    • malthuss August 23, 2021 at 1:27 pm #

      I have talked to several hundred people who’ve had the jab. Not one has had any ill effects other than a few who felt “punk” for a few days, usually after the second shot. That makes me wonder if all the stories are bullshit.

      I hear horror tales from some who got it and relatives of the dead…now up to 5 dead.

    • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 2:23 pm #

      Everything we are witnessing was planned.

    • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 3:26 pm #

      I don’t know anyone who died of so-called Covid19, but a friend of mine has Bell’s Palsy from the jab.

      This Irish physician says the hospital is filling up with the jabbed. Not the unjabbed.

      https://rumble.com/vlkh35-important.-irish-gp-speakes-out-about-what-she-is-seeing..html

      Since we’re being anecdotal.

    • UN OUT OF USA August 23, 2021 at 3:30 pm #

      Because we’re not trying to “win”. Or I should say, TPTB don’t want us to win. This was about embarrassing the USA.

  24. Gonga Din August 23, 2021 at 11:13 am #

    Government is about giving you a yellow shower while telling you it’s raining.

    • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 11:30 am #

      And telling you forget about that umbrella, here’s a magic spray that will keep you dry, if it doesn’t kill you.

  25. 100th Avatar August 23, 2021 at 11:15 am #

    Showdowns

    or

    Reckonings?

    In the final scene of ‘The Searchers’, Ethan (Wayne) is framed in a doorway, alone, straddling two worlds. Forsook and acknowledged.
    Revelatory.

    Not welcomed into the new domain. The new order of what remains of his vanished past life.

    This where we are heading. An unrecognizable world that not only do we feel we do not belong to, but also a new world we do not want to join.

    This is an often repeated theme in myth making. In many art forms.

    Just as “that will be the day”

    And the day too will come.

    • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 12:09 pm #

      He doomed America by accepting his niece back.

      • 100th Avatar August 23, 2021 at 12:18 pm #

        America doomed itself by not accepting him.

        • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 1:03 pm #

          They accepted Ethan, his niece, and her bastard progeny. You just need to be tough, not smart. But soft at the same time. “That’s a baby!”. Feminine. Doomed.

  26. oswegatchie August 23, 2021 at 11:16 am #

    Prediction: No plywood will be nailed up over those windows at those insolvent Colleges and Universities. Too valuable!

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 11:50 am #

      The college windows will identify as plywood. And don’t you dare deny it!

    • BackRowHeckler August 23, 2021 at 12:50 pm #

      Turns out our own University of Hartford, which once appeared rock solid, is all the sudden wobbly.

      A few decades ago — to great fanfare — UofH went ‘Division 1’; recently it was announced Division 3 is the way of the future. Attendance and bequests are down, debt and expenses are up. The future doesn’t look good.

      Brh

  27. malthuss August 23, 2021 at 11:17 am #

    ‘I AM BLACK HISTORY’ attackers shirt reads,

    https://nypost.com/2021/08/22/nypd-releases-video-of-random-hammer-attack-in-nyc-subway/

    • BackRowHeckler August 23, 2021 at 11:31 am #

      Another Red Herring hammer attack, using hand tools and a lot of enthusiasm. Could this deployment of hammers and hatchets in Portland, Chicago and NY be just coincidental, or is it something more, a coordinated effort to inspire terror, like Club Members assaulting elderly Asians, and White People walking dogs.

      Nothing to see here, look over there at the Oligarchy, who is f@kkng you over too.

      Brh

      • 100th Avatar August 23, 2021 at 11:52 am #

        “Dog whistle”

        It is called that because of the ease in grasping the attention of the weak-minded. It works. Famously.

        The remnants of Wiki-Leaks re-released a report of the CIA using the rubric of feminism to capture support for the Afghanistan effort. We are fighting this war to liberate women.

        And people fell for it. Or at least settled for it.

        Let’s get poor, uneducated, and feeble-minded white people’s attention back where we want it.

        Look, black people!

        • BackRowHeckler August 23, 2021 at 12:43 pm #

          Well, you can just ignore the mayhem in our cities, Avatar, for example, this weekend in Chicago, 51 people shot, 7 dead, including a 62 year old lady, and a 7 yo kid. It seems to be a little more than a racist dog whistle tho.

          You can ignore this level of bloodshed, but at your own peril.

          • 100th Avatar August 23, 2021 at 12:50 pm #

            Crocodile tears from you and perhaps Malthuss. I think we can all be certain that a disproportionate amount of the victims are black.

            But, as disingenuous narratives so often go, it’s not about the killed.
            It’s about guns. Ain’t that right?

          • BackRowHeckler August 23, 2021 at 12:54 pm #

            Well, hammers and hatchets are coming into play, too, as cited above.

            Last week we had 3 stabbings in Ct. Guns don’t seem to be necessary, edged weapons will do in a pinch.

        • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 8:49 pm #

          Avatar, I’m with you here. Yes, there’s savages in the black community. Many savages, even. I’ll concede that. But not the majority. Not by a long shot. Many, many decent folk, common people just trying to raise their families and put food on the table.

          There’s savages in every group. Back when the law was enforced, they were dealt with, all of them. Law enforcement, propaganda, dog whistles as you say, permissive elected officials stoking the fire by turning a blind eye to the mayhem of one group and blaming all on others.

          Nobody wants the law strongly enforced more than decent black folk. The main contender to dethrone Newsom in Cali, a black from a troubled area, very much pro-police, is accused of white privilege. This is where we’re at. Same in NYC. We have gone crazy.

          Again, I know bricks will fly in my direction here, but in my experience, I’ve met many good honest decent black people, a majority. Whites go beserk, Mexicans, Chinese mafias are famous for vicious revenge killings. I’m not in denial. I recognize problems exist. Feral, ignorant, savage bastards. It’s a long discussion.

          But think about it. They have it where they want us: black v white. Lib v conservative. Pro vaxx v anti vaxx. Secular v religious. Those divisions have always existed, but the level of anger, the foam in mouth hatred, are off the charts. We’ve gone from “I don’t agree with you” to “you must die”.

  28. mitchellc August 23, 2021 at 11:35 am #

    Beautifully written. You’re getting there, but you still haven’t identified the motive. Rather, you seem to continue the emotional theme of personified evil.

    Let us not forget that all wars have been resource wars, whether for control of people, territory, tribute or consumables. Even Hitler was very specific about his war aims, goals and objectives.

    Perhaps the greatest irony is that you yourself are among the leading thinkers about the coming resource cliff. Who do you think were reading your books and attending your lectures?

    Do you really think you’re the only one who could logically put all the pieces together? And why must those engineering these events be cast as some cartoonish fiends?

    Maybe the greatest fear should be facing the cold, determination to alter the course of human history.

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 12:34 pm #

      Do you really think you’re the only one who could logically put all the pieces together?

      Do you really think he has said anything like that, ever?

      And why must those engineering these events be cast as some cartoonish fiends?

      Are they not? Those cartoonish fiends had to be modeled after someone…

  29. cowbell81 August 23, 2021 at 11:38 am #

    “That is, the real-and-only reality, not the one confabulated backstage for you by skulking quislings.”

    It doesn’t happen very often, but I had to look up the word “quislings”. Def: “a traitor who collaborates with an enemy force occupying their country.” Very appropriate use JHK!

  30. ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 11:43 am #

    With a wink and a nod to MAD Magazine, here’s a scene I’d like to see.

    Round em up and hold a giant cage match tournament.

    Trump v Biden
    Schumer v Hannity
    Pelosi v Marjorie (in an expensive ice cream pit)
    Schiff v Random eleven year old girl

    • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 12:17 pm #

      LOL, Yes,ASHAMED, that Schiff is one bug-eyed, pencil necked geek. My first job in the Army was as an interrogator. I bet I could have any of those top Demon-crats pissing and shitting their drawers, never laying a hand on them.

      They are weak. You can sense it, smell it. The ones behind the curtain control them. But I am amazed that such piss-ants were the best the controllers could summon to do their will.

      • elysianfield August 23, 2021 at 12:33 pm #

        “. My first job in the Army was as an interrogator…”

        hmuller,

        Tried and true technique;

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fH1mtGhNVgI

      • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 2:29 pm #

        Interesting you say that. Rainer Fuellmich (of the Corona Ausschuss here in Germany) has commented that in the context of this Great Reset takeover, the WEF and co. appear to have specifically chosen individuals with “thin” resumes and rather unimpressive cognitive capabilities to carry out their dirty work.

        He suggested that these people are not only easy to control, but they also lack empathy and higher cognitive functions required for nuanced thinking and reasoning.

        Many of them also have highly inflated or lacking credentials, such as Christian Drosten (of PCR fame), who is not actually a doctor.

        • GreenAlba August 24, 2021 at 5:01 pm #

          We’ve got this one repeatedly spouting on the tee vee. Edinburgh University Professor of Global Public Health.

          I heard her say Build Back Better a few months ago and it sent a shiver up my spine.

          https://www.ed.ac.uk/profile/devi-sridhar

          She soundsAmerican when she speaks.

          • Night Owl August 26, 2021 at 3:34 pm #

            Interesting. I had not come across this one yet.

    • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 3:33 pm #

      I’d pay a hundred bucks to watch that Pay-Per-View.

  31. BackRowHeckler August 23, 2021 at 11:44 am #

    What about real estate, what’s propping that up?

    Especially in this new era where tenants don’t have to pay any rent

    • Beryl of Oyl August 23, 2021 at 11:56 am #

      The Supreme Court said you can’t take it (people’s property) but you don’t have to give it back right away.

    • cowbell81 August 23, 2021 at 12:26 pm #

      Don’t worry, as was mentioned the foreign nationals will all come home to roost here and buy everything up, including real estate, at bargain basement prices in order to unload their phony US dollars!

    • Socrates-Detroit August 23, 2021 at 12:55 pm #

      Wall St is buying a lot of residential real estate.

      Thanks to the Fed, Wall Street can borrow at very low interest rates.

      The type of person who reads and comments here and is a landlord, can’t borrow money like that. If they have a rental or two, and the tenant “pleads COVID”, you can’t collect rent–but you have to pay the note and taxes.

      • BackRowHeckler August 23, 2021 at 2:17 pm #

        Not to mention constant and careful maintenance that rental property demands, which can be costly.

        • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 3:38 pm #

          And better keep up that liability insurance!

        • cbeard August 24, 2021 at 6:33 pm #

          I have family in Idaho who are renting. Their rent keeps going up due to people moving in from Washington and Oregon and driving the prices up. The rental contract they have is ridiculous. They are responsible for things that they shouldn’t be. Such as a tree root growing under a block walkway, that is causing damage. I told them to call a lawyer, but they tell me the contract says they are responsible for most maintenance.

  32. ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 11:48 am #

    Paraphrasing Python,

    “Come and see the violence inherent in the system!”

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 11:52 am #

      Python sussed out Biden alright: “He’s not the President, he’s a very naughty boy!”

  33. Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 12:06 pm #

    https://www.fiercepharma.com/marketing/pfizer-biontech-select-comirnaty-as-brand-name-for-covid-19-vaccine

    Pfizer is now Comirnaty! Community! Immunity! Rna too….

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 12:11 pm #

      That is the stupidest drug name I have ever heard.

      • Islander August 23, 2021 at 12:39 pm #

        Agree.

        Sounds like a village in the Scottish highlands.

        • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 12:41 pm #

          lol, sure does

        • 100th Avatar August 23, 2021 at 12:53 pm #

          A peaty Islay.
          Celebrity owned.

          Let’s click on the ‘about us’ page so that we may internalize the myth, the fiction.

          Otherwise, we cannot swallow a craven new brand devoid of legacy

          a history

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 12:12 pm #

      Well, I suppose Acifex was pretty bad…but this one is just dumb.

    • gustafson.robert.22 August 23, 2021 at 12:28 pm #

      Only the smertist peeple and tru beleevers in sceince can join the Comirnaty!

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 12:40 pm #

        It sounds like the name for a phone app that a 12 yr-old came up with for a school project.

      • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 1:55 pm #

        Comintern
        (communist international)

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 2:46 pm #

      Didn’t they mean “Comintern”?

    • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 3:41 pm #

      I think the USG has given Pfizer about $800 million to develop an oral therapeutic.

      No mention of the fact we already have the cheap, generic, effective anti-viral world-wide, Ivermectin.

      What a lying corrupt racket.

  34. cowbell81 August 23, 2021 at 12:24 pm #

    Can JackStraw comment on whether he survived the weekend after receiving his mandatory Covid shot late last week as required by his employer?

    Inquiring minds want to know, JackStraw, are you out there? Thank you.

  35. thirdcoastlegend August 23, 2021 at 12:35 pm #

    Re: all the stop living in fear posts above…

    …Highlander 2 was mostly terrible schlock, but Sir Sean gave us this one rousing bit of scenery-chewing:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmUrHr9UvMo

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 12:53 pm #

      Yessir. Just awful.

  36. MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 12:38 pm #

    Stock market being the lynchpin – now that is a good point.

    Talk about leveling the financial (not to mention emotional/mental/sociological) playing field amongst 99% of the people of the country and the world…

    • thirdcoastlegend August 23, 2021 at 2:28 pm #

      I very much agree that the stock market is a hugely important, if not the most important part of the controllers’ money printer.

      I expect them to do just about anything and everything to keep it propped up.

      • SW August 23, 2021 at 3:30 pm #

        David Stockman has been saying for a long time this huge bubble is going to burst but it just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Retail is losing ground except for discount places like Big Lots, Dollar General and TJ Maxx. I was in a regular dept store about a month ago and there were NO customers. I think they’re trying to run the lease out and then the mall.

        I’ve never understood the stock market and the fact that they’re a sizable portion of GNP should worry everyone. Especially people who are counting on it for retirement funds.

        https://www.lewrockwell.com/2021/07/david-stockman/soaring-debts-and-plummeting-yields/

        • thirdcoastlegend August 23, 2021 at 3:38 pm #

          SW-

          It’s not supposed to make sense anymore. We’re the Empire of Chaos now.

          The overall bullish bias is simply dreams of unicorns and fairy dust.

          The short-term, periodic price action are simply algos batting the price around as they react to headlines and frontrun retail traders into ruin.

          • JTinMD August 24, 2021 at 11:05 am #

            Get your gold and silver while you still can.

  37. MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 12:39 pm #

    (that said, it’ll be a shit show that no one will want to see or experience)

  38. I walked into the local college gymnasium and got my Moderna shot over 5 months ago, and the booster three weeks later. Feeling great! Enjoying all kinds of additional immunity. Don’t understand why half the country doesn’t want it. Of course, its easy for me. I’m an expert in all the things that have perplexed many denizens of this blogroll: PCR, mRNA, it is all second nature, due to my education and experience. Its hard not to look down on people for being stupid, but I don’t respect stupidity. And not getting the vaccine is exceptionally stupid.

    I refuse to argue anymore. I tell people: ask your personal physician. Go test the mettle of your borrowed ideas with someone with an M.D. See if you have any iron in your spine after facing down a white coat who knows how fucked up you are, privy as they are to your medical history. If you want, go and bother different doctors for all the second opinions you want. Go get the prescription for Ivermectin, if you can- be your own guinea pig. I can respect that, like I respect anyone who climbs into a cannon to discover what it is like to get shot out of it.

    To me, vaccine skeptics at this point are a lot like Don Rumsfeld refusing the surrender of the Taliban at the negotiation table in 2001. We basically won the war, but he snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. Similarly, I suspect more than a few people are going to be sucking air through a ventilator in the next 12-24 months, if they can get one.

    Meanwhile, “You will then see the rapid assembly of home-schooling networks that aggregate informally into small private academies — and, of course, the biggest losers will be the minorities who lack the cultural mojo to home-school. ”

    In no way, shape, or form is this happening. Our society is built around serving up public education. Believe me, everyone wants these kids in public schools, they need these kids in public schools. Their parents are going to riot should that access be cut off. Some proportion of them spent weeks sweating bullets, crammed in a shipping container to get here for those benefits and they will not give them up easy. If class sizes shrink, for some departed cohort driven by anti-scientific or religious zealotry, it just means teacher-student ratios become more advantageous.

    I am a keen observer of “da youth” and I am discovering that this generation of kids, besides the usual amounts of doubt in the “wisdom” of their elders, is supercharged by the availability of the internet. When they want to know something, they are going directly to the sources they can access in the palms of their hands.

    Mummy and Da-da are not teachers; I know this intimately because I live next to a set of these creatures. It is axiomatic that you cannot teach what you don’t know and the average modern parent is, frankly speaking, not bright and not going to be able to leverage any free time or useful instruction to broaden the intellectual horizons of their own young. I just don’t see any excess organizational capacity among the population to generate a market of sorts for private education, at any level of quality. I can see them possessing enough hubris to think they can do this, however, and it will be a fucking disaster and a very short-term experiment in failure.

    Do you think Da-da is going to patiently teach Geometry and discuss the finer points of literature? Nah. Will Mummy have the patience and dedication to take over what the state so conveniently packaged together with prepared meals and day-care oversight? Fuck, no. Are they going to “chill” at home while the parents are at work? Under the tutelage of some volunteer brigade or glorified babysitters? More like stew in resentment and grow a hatred hotter than the sun.

    Kids turned out from school will evolve in the following manner: they will learn what they want, when they want it, and they will lose all and I mean every shred, of respect for their “elders”. For most kids, such an experience will accelerate any impression that their parents are a burden and an embarrassment. In a race between two institutions, education and the family, which is going to make it to rock bottom first? And it is clear to me that it is the family, because that is the institution being propped up by the other. Only a delusional egoist (as many parents are) thinks they can replace a school as a formative experience. Kids pulled from school by overbearing parents will start looking through drawers for sharp objects.

    A privileged few who aggregate into “small private academies” – something I have a lot of trouble imagining in all but the most wealthy cohorts, who are already set in that disposition anyway, aren’t going to prevent the all the Children of the GMO-corn from assimilating with their generation, in common with the preoccupations and prerogatives that will define it in the set of crises and factors that will unite them in opposition to whatever is left of the cultural and political status quo of the last 50 years. They are going to respond with outright rebellion or passive-aggressive resistance and not going to lie down so their elders just ride rough-shod over them with their ideologies and alt-pedagogy. We’ll be lucky if they aren’t hunting us down and stringing us from lamp-posts so we better be extra careful with the bullshit from here on out.

    • gustafson.robert.22 August 23, 2021 at 12:54 pm #

      tekapoop

      • cowbell81 August 23, 2021 at 1:04 pm #

        Similar bot style contrarian to “tekapoop” but stylistically the writing from this poster seems unique. He comes across as a true shill though, with a lot of copy and paste talking points.

        LOL: “more than a few people are going to be sucking air through a ventilator in the next 12-24 months”

        Yeah, like all the people who got the shot and are compromising their immune systems because of the spike protein. They are the main culprits to blame, since their vaccines have resulted in all these more virulent Greek letter strains being named!

        • malthuss August 23, 2021 at 1:30 pm #

          debbie has been here for many years.

          welcome back, debbie!!!

          • Disaffected August 23, 2021 at 3:30 pm #

            That’s Lil’ Snack Pack to you, buster!

        • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 3:47 pm #

          Ventilators are now contraindicated.

          Early treatment is the key, even for those of you who dutifully took the jabs and are still getting Covid.

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 1:03 pm #

      Regarding homeschooling: In no way, shape, or form is this happening.

      No, sir. Public schools around the country are suffering dwindling enrollment at a fast pace, this last year especially. Many are seeing 2-3% loss in a year, due to people moving their kids to private or homeschool. Umm, that’s a lot.

      Just wait until there are vaccine mandates for all public schools. It’ll look like birds flying en masse away from an approaching hurricane.

      • thirdcoastlegend August 23, 2021 at 2:33 pm #

        MrMango-

        Not sure that is true everywhere.

        I was just on vacation in a reddish, rural, resort area of a blue state.

        I met a friend who works in education in those parts and she said enrollments at some local schools had shot up 20 or 30%

        I figure these are wealthy, UMC types fleeing the blue hives and the failed policies and politicians they voted into power.

      • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 3:48 pm #

        A mermeration.

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 1:07 pm #

      Feeling great! Enjoying all kinds of additional immunity.

      As if you would know. How many times per year do you normally get a cold? Couple? Same for everyone else.

      Go back to the drawing board for your next agitprop piece. Though I do commend you on the wordcount, must’ve taken a good few minutes.

      • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm #

        Too long, so I skipped it, awaiting comments. Smart move on my part, apparently.

    • spaingaroo August 23, 2021 at 1:18 pm #

      you don’t seem to be very careful with the bullshit yourself.

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 1:21 pm #

      The sheer amount of projection in this piece is astounding.

    • Dr_Wellington_Yueh August 23, 2021 at 1:29 pm #

      I hope that was cut’n’paste. If not, you just wasted a metric s#!+ ton of your employer’s time and money.

      • thirdcoastlegend August 23, 2021 at 2:34 pm #

        Probably a bot or copypasta from one of the 17 agencies, 77th, Wu Maos, etc.

        • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 10:53 pm #

          Debbie is a devoted follower of the NY Times. Now don’t laugh, apparently such people exist. I picture them with craniums filled with maggots where brains once existed.

    • timgenx August 23, 2021 at 1:56 pm #

      I’d bet you are one of those CRT supporters. Whites are guilty and should pay reparations, right?

      You understand you yourself are one of those elders and these lord of the flies – kids you so adore will string you from a lamppost when you eventually break one of their insane rules.

      • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 8:37 pm #

        In his case it’s justified.

    • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 2:32 pm #

      He is so smart.

      He does what the people on the television tell him to do.

      LOL.

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 2:48 pm #

      He’s back!

    • Disaffected August 23, 2021 at 3:34 pm #

      Hey Sugar Snacks! I see you’re still the same old pompous ass you always were. Read us some NYTs articles Lil Snacker! Puh-leeeeeese!

      • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 4:06 pm #

        Careful. He is going to throw more Stephen Colbert focus-grouped snark our way.

    • tahoe1780 August 23, 2021 at 7:52 pm #

      “Transparency advocates have criticized the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision not to hold a formal advisory committee meeting to discuss Pfizer’s application for full approval of its covid-19 vaccine.”

      https://www.bmj.com/content/374/bmj.n2086

    • hmuller August 23, 2021 at 8:36 pm #

      Lil Debbie lay dormant for a long time, like a case of syphilis; but the arrogant troll has erupted again.

      So this commentator thinks home schooled children will rise up and kill their parents because they resent not getting the Communist CRT brainwashing we all need and want..Demented.

      His vision of a high quality public school education is absurd. He just wants a captive audience of young minds to poison with his vile dogmas.

      His side thinks they’ve won because they can strap people down for forced vaccinations and censor truthful information from the internet.

      But they have revealed their hideous faces, their demonic agenda. And the people are waking up.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 10:20 am #

        Well stated. I agree.

        Responsible parents who comprehend the damage being done to their children by the Leftist freak show that is the public schools and the teacher’s unions will never look back, now that they are pulling their children from them.

        They realize that private schools and home schooling are the only sane path forward. Public education (government schools) have completely discredited themselves.

        • hmuller August 24, 2021 at 12:02 pm #

          The left chants “Defund the Police”. We should start a campaign to defund the public schools. If those teachers want to keep their well cushy jobs, they must toss the Communist dogma curriculum in the trash!

          And the instigators among them should be frog marched out the door while pelted with school cafeteria food, mocked and derided, maybe slapped with a 2 by 4 just to show our determination to take back America..

  39. 100th Avatar August 23, 2021 at 12:45 pm #

    “That is, the real-and-only reality, not the one confabulated backstage for you by skulking quislings. See how you’ve been played? They have taken your country. Maybe you should start caring about that”

    -People don’t pay attention. And then one day there’s an accounting. And after that nothing is the same…you see the problem. -A.C.

  40. Prospero August 23, 2021 at 12:48 pm #

    “The first cases of an encephalitis outbreak are reported in New York City on August 23, 1999. Seven people die from what turns out to be the first cases of West Nile virus in the United States.”

    — history dot com

    Could the beginning of FDA approval of all covid virus vaccines on August 23, 2021 possibly be tied to the 22nd anniversary of this other virus event?

    • cowbell81 August 23, 2021 at 12:58 pm #

      Wise guy….

    • WilbursHuman August 23, 2021 at 5:32 pm #

      Hmmmmmmmmm

      Was wondering when we had to start vax-ing our horses for

      West-Nile……….

      hits them harder than people for some reason………..

  41. amb August 23, 2021 at 12:59 pm #

    My plan was to move from CA to FL (which I will still do). Yet, now I’m thinking about leaving the country if necessary. It would take research to determine the most optimal country (Belize? Costa Rica? Ecuador? etc?). Next would be the barriers to overcome to get there.

    I guess it will come down to either… violent revolution and fighting against and overthrowing this “rogue shadow government”, or leaving the country for a better situation.

    • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 1:10 pm #

      Southern or White Brazil, under the reign of the God King, Jair Bolsanaro. The holy man must seek to live under the peaceful reign of a righteous King, one who tells people to stop being faggots.

    • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 1:25 pm #

      …or leaving the country for a better situation.

      There are plenty of remote areas left in the US that can prolong your exposure to the madness. Probably still lightyears better than going to Central or South America. At least you’ll have reliable water and electricity in Frog Balls, AR.

      Nice folks down there, too. And they fry up a helluva catfish.

      • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 2:51 pm #

        Okay, Mango. I’ll bite. There’s really a place called Frog Balls?

        • MrMangoOnMyShoulder August 23, 2021 at 2:53 pm #

          Perhaps. But I don’t believe so. The reference is from a George Carlin bit about 20 years ago…

        • tully August 24, 2021 at 6:36 am #

          No Frogs Balls. AR; as MrMango says, it is from a Carlin routine. But there is a Toad Suck Park.

          And as he says, plenty of water, reliable electric outside of occasional winter ice storms/high wind thunderstorms/tornados. But a short term power outage can be worked around. Dwindling water supply is another matter.

    • ASHAMED August 23, 2021 at 2:02 pm #

      Uruguay or Argentina for me

      • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 9:44 pm #

        ASH, native of the latter – sadly, I’d recommend the former.

        Wasn’t always like that, but it is now. And Arg has made it very, very difficult to move there. Full covid hysteria. Much easier in Uruguay, and it’s a jewel of a little country.

    • timgenx August 23, 2021 at 2:05 pm #

      South and Central American cities are way too violent. You’ll live there in really gated and razor fenzed communities with armed guards. Your kids will need to be escorted to the school with a guard. Constantly worrying about kidnapping. Middle class life is very challenging there. You are a target to various criminal elements there and the cops are not much better.

      Of course if you are poor then it is easier once the locals find out you are just another broke ass dude like them 🙂 Could be really enjoyable, they are nice people once you speak Spanish or Portuguese.

      South East Asian countries are much better, not so much random, armed robbery kind of violence there.

      • rube-i-con August 23, 2021 at 2:46 pm #

        you can move anywhere you like, but US citizens still pay taxes on worldwide income, with certain exemptions. worth figuring out.

    • JohnAZ August 23, 2021 at 2:07 pm #

      All the countries have move to websites available and companies that will give a 3-4 day indoctrination on what it takes. Google move to Mexico for example.

      Guadalajara has a nearby community called Ajijic that is almost 100% American expats and a very nice climate.

      • JohnAZ August 23, 2021 at 2:09 pm #

        Try you tube as well, lots of info.

      • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 3:48 pm #

        Ajijic’s full now I think. I was looking into it about 1.5 years ago…

      • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 9:33 pm #

        John, been there. Guadalajara is a beautiful, civilized city – by Mexican standards. The whole state of Jalisco was like that.

        It’s gone downhill. As in, beheadings are common. Not recommended.

        • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 10:29 am #

          Beheadings and other barbarisms have become a hallmark of drug cartel violence in the northern Mexican states abutting the U.S. southern border. One wonders how long it will take for such monstrosities to migrate into communities in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California now that the Biden Regime is striving with all of its energy to permanently dissolve our border with Mexico?

          And that senile old fart in the White House wonders why any American owns, or feels that he or she needs to own, an AR rifle or other firearms for personal protection. Amazing stupidity has completely overwhelmed 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue since January 20th of this year.

          • MaryQueen August 25, 2021 at 8:50 pm #

            Yes, POTATUS is a complete disaster.

            I think even dopey Dems are bailing on him, now.

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 2:50 pm #

      AMB: I safely say that Afghanistan just ain’t worth the hassle. Terrible queues at the airport and the TSAliban are very strict.

      • SW August 23, 2021 at 5:12 pm #

        But the drugs are good and reasonably priced.

    • Islander August 23, 2021 at 3:43 pm #

      amb–

      But you would probably have to take the jab to even get on an airplane to leave the USA.

      • amb August 23, 2021 at 5:07 pm #

        Could always charter a boat.

      • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 9:47 pm #

        Islander, not yet. I just looked into it. My mum is in her final days and I’d love to be able to see her one more time in Argentina. An incredible hassle, but no vax required… yet.

        • Islander August 24, 2021 at 3:43 pm #

          I hope you are able to make the trip.

    • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 9:40 pm #

      amb, from my experience: avoid Belize. CR or Ecuador are OK. But it takes years to settle into a place, learn the language, develop contacts and be able to navigate it.

      FL has gotten very expensive. I know, I’m here, been here for decades.

      Perhaps a rural area of CA would be best for you if you’re in a big city in CA. Big cities are to be avoided.

      • Islander August 24, 2021 at 3:44 pm #

        What part of Florida?

        • Rulo Deschamps August 25, 2021 at 9:56 pm #

          Islander, thank you for your good wishes re my final trip to my mum. Sold the SWFL farm recently and now I’m on my new NCFL farm. It’s not just like two different states… it’s like two different countries, South and North of the peninsula…

  42. Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 1:08 pm #

    Alba: Did they give you anything for your nausea? If not, why not? I had chemo and they gave me something so I never got it.

    If not for whatever reason, have you thought about trying cannabis? Do the laws allow it over there for medical purposes? Some people in chemo say it was a lifesaver for them. You mentioned weight loss – not good if you want to stay strong.

    • abbybwood August 23, 2021 at 3:54 pm #

      Zofran on the tongue tab for nausea.

      Works in about 15 minutes.

    • GreenAlba August 23, 2021 at 7:09 pm #

      Kind of you to ask, Yoho.

      I’ve got Cyclizine atm. And a low-dose beta blocker. Will see how it goes.

      Currently away for a week in Portpatrick, near Stranraer – change of scene at least.

      • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 9:41 pm #

        Cheers, GA! I miss you voice here. Have you given up on us lunatics?

        • GreenAlba August 24, 2021 at 4:02 pm #

          Not at all, Rulo. It’s myself I’ve given up on. 🙁

          • Rulo Deschamps August 25, 2021 at 9:58 pm #

            Don’t say that! You have a lot to give, more than most. Cheer up! I miss your Scottish wit and commonsense. Get better. Go garden. Whatever it takes. Cheers, friend!

        • Mr.Mudd August 27, 2021 at 8:01 am #

          I missed you too, GreenAlba.

  43. rube-i-con August 23, 2021 at 1:23 pm #

    “U.K. Parliament Holds Joe Biden In Contempt: “Catastrophic, Shameful” – U.S. Media Missed This One”

    surprise?

  44. malthuss August 23, 2021 at 1:29 pm #

    why the suppression of legal assembly?
    why force people to take poison?

    https://bigleaguepolitics.com/california-bill-seeks-jail-time-for-people-who-protest-vaccination-sites-including-hospitals/

    Click link to see video.

    A bill in the California legislature seeks to ban anti-vaccine protests outside of vaccination sites including hospitals and doctor’s offices. Protesters would face six months of imprisonment and a fine if the bill passes into law. Freedom protesters including doctors and nurses have been peacefully demonstrating outside of hospitals recently, sparking panic among a globalist medical class that pushes the vaccination agenda at all cost. Can patriots in California stop the Senate bill SB 742 and protect some semblance of free speech in the G0lden State?

    On August 19, SB 742 was placed in the legislature’s “Suspense File” category, which means the bill will be considered at a later date in a rapid-fire process alongside other bills that have been placed in the file for being fiscally significant to the state.

    The bill states: “SECTION 1. Section 594.39 is added to the Penal Code, to read: 594.39. (a) It is unlawful to knowingly approach within 30 feet of any person while a person is making the approach within 100 feet of the entrance of a vaccination site and is seeking to enter or exit a vaccination site, or any occupied motor vehicle seeking entry or exit, for the purpose of obstructing, injuring, harassing, intimidating, or interfering with that person or vehicle occupant in connection with any vaccination services. (b) A violation of subdivision (a) is punishable by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding six months, or by both that fine and im

    • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 2:53 pm #

      Malthuss: This is California, so it’s not at all shocking or surprising. If Biden tries more mandates now that the jab has been “approved”, only the blue hell holes will comply. Red states ain’t playing anymore.

      • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 4:02 pm #

        I really hope so. Our gov (in Idaho) is a RINO. So I’m not quite convinced things won’t get bad here, too. Plus no shortage of covidiot/pro-mask, pro-jab folks.

        • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 10:14 pm #

          People better vote in that Lieutenant Governor.

          • MaryQueen August 25, 2021 at 8:51 pm #

            Yes, or even *gasp* Amman Bundy.

          • Amman August 26, 2021 at 11:42 am #

            Como? I think It’s Ammon Bundy…

      • malthuss August 23, 2021 at 7:35 pm #

        I passed by a monitor [aka TV] today.
        MSNBC–Vax approved, Biden wants those who were waiting for such to get the shot.

        Meanwhile a wellness consultation posts,
        Someone got the clot-shot death-jab and will probably be dead soon because of it.
        Everyone who gets it will die soon because that is what it is designed to do.

        The eugenicists are thinning the herd and all the stupid people who take the jab will die.

        • Yohannon August 23, 2021 at 10:12 pm #

          It’s Malthusian! Dying will soon be more popular than screwing.

          • MaryQueen August 25, 2021 at 8:52 pm #

            Ha!

        • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 10:39 am #

          If true, Malthuss, it will have to be due to long-term complications because despite many deaths and medical side-effects, most recipients seem to tolerate at least the initial jabs without dropping dead.

          Despite my constant warnings, educational efforts, and repeated admonishments, my mother, my sister, and my brother-in-law have all succumbed to the latest fear porn and taken the vaccines in the past two weeks. All found the side effects of the first shot highly disagreeable, but all are also still upright and breathing. I pray they remain so, but continue to be convened about what may come further down the road for them.

          • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 10:40 am #

            Concerned, not convened.

      • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 10:34 am #

        Alabama passed legislation in May to prohibit any level of government in the state from issuing vaccine passports and further prohibiting any private business from asking about vaccination status or otherwise discriminating against members of the public who are unvaccinated.

        Now we need a law prohibiting employer mandates.

        • Islander August 24, 2021 at 3:46 pm #

          So maybe Alabama will be the next Florida?

  45. wwg1wga August 23, 2021 at 1:32 pm #

    This explains why those with PhD or greater levels of comprehension are refusing to line up for the shot.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=KXEWIi2cc8U

    • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 2:08 pm #

      If going by education, the info. I saw was that it was those who had completed only high school or a GED and those who had at least one PhD that were most unlikely to be swayed.

      The midwits are on board, because they were educated to serve the system.

      • 100th Avatar August 23, 2021 at 2:25 pm #

        Educated to serve all right.

        The education simultaneously gives them the debt anchor and the key to earning servitude.

        Middle-class conformity.
        Over-priced engagement ring
        Wedding
        Over-priced ostensibly German (made in USA) sedan
        A tract house in some vinyl Ryan Homes exurban wasteland
        with the all important mortgage.

        You tell yourself you made it

        your wife chokes down her nightly supermarket Chardonnay, packs on the pounds, finding solace in min-van taxiing

        You become a muffin top yes man. Bills to pay. Office park salt life.
        You get into crossfiit
        Because you realized you let life slip away.

        But you lived the dream
        At least the one they sold you
        The one the midwit class finds non-negotiable
        Inexplicably

        • Slugoon August 23, 2021 at 2:31 pm #

          100th, that was a guffaw-worthy post! Thanks for the laugh.

        • Night Owl August 23, 2021 at 2:36 pm #

          You have described Northern Virginia.

          • JTinMD August 24, 2021 at 11:19 am #

            And Maryland. I call it the Great Baltimore/Washington Blob

          • 100th Avatar August 24, 2021 at 2:03 pm #

            The great BalWash
            Interesting

          • Night Owl August 26, 2021 at 3:36 pm #

            Avatar — hahahahaha.

            Oh, man.

        • thirdcoastlegend August 23, 2021 at 2:37 pm #

          100th-

          Top notch, spot on stuff!

          These kinds of comments are what make this board so great.

        • O.G. Hawkins August 23, 2021 at 3:57 pm #

          That is the outline of my biography!

        • Rulo Deschamps August 23, 2021 at 9:51 pm #

          Avatar, excellent and accurate. Bravo.

      • Hereward the Woke August 23, 2021 at 2:54 pm #

        Night Owl: Agreed. The midwits are the most malleable because they enough brain cells to process the propaganda, but not enough to see through it. However, I know a lot of working class type people who know it’s all BS.

        • thirdcoastlegend August 23, 2021 at 3:02 pm #

          Linemen and contractors definitely know it’s all a scam.

          • Disaffected August 23, 2021 at 3:27 pm #

            Yes. Most of the working class who have worked right through all of this shit know it’s a scam. Most don’t have the luxury of saying that, though.

    • MaryQueen August 23, 2021 at 4:03 pm #

      Every PhD I know is getting the jab, and worships Fauxi.

    • O.G. Hawkins August 23, 2021 at 4:07 pm #

      That is a fantastic speech by an expert. Thank you.

    • Wizard of the Saddle August 24, 2021 at 12:22 pm #

      Brilliant presentation by the doctor. I see that the Leftist hive mind has swarmed YouTube with so-called rebuttals to this man’s cogent and articulate presentation. WrongThink MUST be suppressed, it would seem.

      But….Truth crushed to earth will rise again.

      In the long term, the truth will prevail. Reality will prevail.

  46. Soul Forensics August 23, 2021 at 1:37 pm #

    FDA approval for these death concoctions are as predictable as a shoot up in Chicago’s Garfield Park at 2 a.m. Saturday.

    The below quote is from 2017:

    ————–

    “The FDA’s growing emphasis on speed has come at the urging of both patient advocacy groups and industry, which began in 1992 to contribute to the salaries of the agency’s drug reviewers in exchange for time limits on reviews. In 2017, pharma paid 75 percent — or $905 million — of the agency’s scientific review budgets for branded and generic drugs, compared to 27 percent in 1993.

    ‘The virginity was lost in ’92,’ said Dr. Jerry Avorn, a professor at Harvard Medical School. ‘Once you have that paying relationship, it creates a dynamic that’s not a healthy one.’

    Industry also sways the FDA through a less direct financial route. Many of the physicians, caregivers, and other witnesses before FDA advisory panels that evaluate drugs receive consulting fees, expense payments, or other remuneration from pharma companies.

    ‘You know who never shows up at the [advisory committee]? The people who died in the trial,’ lamented one former FDA staffer.”

  47. AreC August 23, 2021 at 1:37 pm #

    Does anyone know why the government is mandating the shot for the military & health care workers? They must have the real stats on the side effects and disabilities that have resulted so far. What happens when everyone gets sick and there are no nurses? And then the military becomes non functional. What then?

    • Dr_Wellington_Yueh August 23, 2021 at 2:22 pm #

      They DGAF about them. The intent is to destroy institutions. No more FDA means you can sell whatever poison you can cook up in a bathtub.

      • O.G. Hawkins August 23, 2021 at 3:48 pm #

        Actually, they are doing that with the FDA.

        • Dr_Wellington_Yueh August 23, 2021 at 4:05 pm #

          They are improperly using the FDA as a tool. That tool has just been broken.

      • Islander August 23, 2021 at 4:34 pm #

        Dr W–
        Even if they don’t give an eff about the people, who do they think is going to actually do the nursing and the fighting?

        I mean, even the remaining 1%—after the Great Reset—will need militaries. Unless all of their infighting and jockeying for power is done via drones and video games . . .

        I bet the Chinese are not jabbing their soldiers with mRNA spikes.