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Vectoring Dangerously

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     If your situational awareness is well-tuned, you can put together a political weather report from the swirl of events that otherwise seem to confound the degenerate simps who pretend to report the news. Events are tending in the direction of self-reinforcing, ramifying chaos, and the people running the show are obviously insane as they do everything possible to hurry chaos along.

     Case in point: Antony Blinken, our Secretary of State, who announced yesterday that Ukraine will get rushed into NATO ASAP. Do you understand that would mean a direct, automatic, peremptory declaration of war against Russia, requiring all of NATO — that is, their combined militaries — to go kinetic inside Ukraine and theoretically inside Russia, too, (a move that has not worked out well for anyone in all of history), because Article Five of the NATO charter states that an armed attack against one is an attack against all, and must be answered with counter-attack? Thus, you see, Mr. Blinken just announced World War Three.

      You might also consider that NATO does not have the capacity to fight that war. The European members don’t have sufficient troops and equipment, or financial reserves for that matter. And there is, of course, America’s under-recruited DEI army of transsexuals and video-gamers, with equipment that has already proven inadequate on-the-ground in Ukraine, and a logistical route for delivery of all that which runs 5,000 miles across an ocean and then another continent. . . whereas our opponent (Russia) is right next door to the battlefield and churning out munitions like there is no tomorrow (which there might well not be for all concerned). Even Adolf Hitler, the last fool to attempt a conquest of Russia, wouldn’t like those odds.

     And why would Russia desist from firing hypersonic missiles at Berlin, Paris, London, New York and. . . ? You get the idea. In which case the USA, backstopping NATO, would lob swarms of our nuclear missiles into Russia. . . and the whole shootin’ match ends up twenty minutes later a smoldering, civilization-ending mess. Smooth move, Tony Blinken. In political weather terms, this is like an arctic shear cutting across the northern hemisphere.

       At the same time, you might notice a financial la Nina forming out over the salty sea. Gold chugged up above $2,300-an-ounce the past ten days, a record. That’s a coded message from Reality Central. My de-coder ring says it means the bond market is about to fall on its ass, taking the dollar down with it, which would swiftly domino into the way-overpriced equity markets, and Gawd knows what kind of maelstrom all the derivatives flotsam would get sucked into. Notice, too that Bitcoin goes up $3,000 one day and down $2,000 the next. Kind of sketchy. But that’s just my take. If you have one, I’d like to hear it. In any case, it looks like stormy financial weather which, if nothing else, is not exactly an advantageous accompaniment to a world war. In fact, it could beat a path quickly to something like empty supermarket shelves — and you know what they say about a population being a few missed meals away from anarchy.

      Then there’s the immense cluster of twisters moving ominously across the planet in the form of the Covid vaccination dysregulated immunity fiasco I wrote about in last Friday’s blog (This Is Not an April Fool’s Gag), as predicted by virologist Dr. Vanden Bossche. Translation: a lot of people getting sick and dying because their mRNA shots and boosters have so screwed-up their immune systems that they are sitting ducks for an emergent variant of Covid gestating in the vaxxed population. By the way, there is apparently a gross breakdown in medical services world-wide now, especially a shortage of doctors and nurses. Now you’re starting to see some serious stormy weather: a war, a financial train wreck, and a global public health disaster all at once.

      While all that is churning things up, the next round of Trump trials are set to kick off in Alvin Bragg’s New York and Fani Willis’s Fulton County (Atlanta), GA. Both cases have publicly wrecked themselves. In the New York case, you have the daughter of Judge Juan Merchan, Loren Merchan, 37, a Democratic Party consultant who has multi-million-dollar contracts with Rep. Adam Schiff, the nation’s leading RussiaGate hoaxer, and working partner of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, a chief witness in the matter of a hush-money payment made to porn-star Stormy Daniels (hush money, you might note, not being illegal). Any political motivation to see in that cast of characters? And that is apart from the sheer bullshit nature of the case, as packaged for Mr. Bragg by US Attorney Matthew Colangelo, who was swapped out of the Main DOJ HQ in Blobville to the office of Soros-connected DA Bragg in Manhattan specifically to engineer a political prosecution.

      The Fani Willis case down south, another political prosecution by a loudmouth “Get Trump” DA, now goes forward with a compromised government attorney who has demonstrably committed enough offenses against the law to merit disbarment. Her lover and, until recently, “special prosecutor,” Nathan Wade, on top of probably perjuring himself about his financial entanglements with DA Willis, was just cited for contempt in his own divorce case (failure to pay child support). Note, too, that the idiotic substance of the case — a racketeering charge for conspiring to voice opinions about the veracity of the 2020 election — was likewise constructed by Lawfare ninjas in Washington DC (my guess, by Mary McCord, Lisa Monaco, and Norm Eisen), and mentored to Willis & Wade in a series of meetings held in the White House office of Veep Kamala Harris (with Lawfare ninjas improperly not logged-in — also my guess).

      If the blob’s desired outcome, a conviction, comes to pass, and Mr. Trump is hauled off to Riker’s Island, say, to mingle with X-hundred homicidal mutts, and, say, for some reason he does not come out of there alive. . . well, say hello to an extra-especially bad set-up for civil disorder in the home of the brave — while we do World War Three, financial pandemonium, and Vaccine death. It’s a lot to take in, I know. But it’s all really right out there, and it’s all vectoring right at us. Just so you know.


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586 Responses to “Vectoring Dangerously”

  1. woe April 5, 2024 at 9:20 am #

    If the Russians took out DC and Brussels, I myself wouldn’t even be mad at them. Aim for the Federal reserve, make sure you get them.

    • Uncle.Al April 5, 2024 at 9:50 am #

      Now that America is stuffed with Mexico, go to the UN and demand full Haitian top off “to save the little children.” White Supremacy then mass migrates to Canada while the French are expelled to Martha’s Vineyard.

      • MiTurn April 5, 2024 at 10:17 am #

        Will Mexico begin to make claims to take back American states that were formerly part of Mexico: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, KaliFornica, etc? Imagine what will happen if the US descends into divisive civil unrest and states begin to secede.

        You know that this possibility (inevitability) has entered the thoughts of Mexico’s governing class.

        • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:25 am #

          Utah, Nevada and Colorado were also parts of Mexico, lost to the USA from the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. They have a name for this vast area. Azetlan.

          My son is currently living in Mexico. He is often approached and asked where he is from and when he tells them they demand that he thank them for living on “their land” or “nuestra tierra.” Tis not a few Mexicanos who believe this.

          They are taking their land back, one immigrant at a time and we white folks sit back and reward them for it.

          It’s hard for me to wrap my brain around the lunacy that has become the United States of America.

          • Ron Anselmo April 5, 2024 at 11:09 am #

            Yes CP – long ago, it became THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, fully capitalized because it’s a corporation, a fictious entity.

          • BackRowHeckler April 5, 2024 at 12:55 pm #

            Mexuco owned the current SW United States for all of 16 years 1830-1846. Before that all of it, including California, belonged to Spain.

          • kLolli April 6, 2024 at 8:38 am #

            I’ve always had a sympathy for the local Native Americans and now for several years they – drunk, high, sober alike – have been uttering the “give us our land back” meme.They seem to be waking up to the total injustice of their own history. Sad thing is, is that rather than the goobment who continues to this day to subjugate and repress them, they’ll take their resentment and anger out on the wrong people; i.e., umerikan [sic] home- and land-owners.

        • Breck April 5, 2024 at 12:00 pm #

          “You know that this possibility (inevitability) has entered the thoughts of Mexico’s governing class”.
          No, I don’t.

        • Breck April 5, 2024 at 12:33 pm #

          By the way Mi, the last time Mexico tried to take Texas it didn’t work out too well for them. Their president, who was also their commander of the army, was captured by Sam Houston and his Merry Band of Texians.

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:00 pm #

            And do men like Sam Houston have any place in our current order? And is not the population of Texas increasingly Mexican and/or generally Hispanic?

            You need to get your mind in the 21st century, as painful as that is.

        • neurodoc April 5, 2024 at 12:48 pm #

          MiTurn: The initial stages of secession are already in play with, at last count, EIGHT states have 1) set up gold and silver depositories, and 2) declared gold and silver to be real currency, as an alternative to the dying usd$. These actions, if you read the actual legislation, represent attempts to distance themselves from the monetary system of the fedgov (and, IMO, eventually, the corrupt fedgov itself).

          Then you have several states passing laws that declare null and void any ‘federal’ dictates that violate their constitutions, and Tennessee just outlawed the fedgov’s spraying of chemtrails over their territory, with similar legislation in multiple other non blue states.

          CW2 is ON, its just not hot yet. Lock and load.

          • MiTurn April 5, 2024 at 5:55 pm #

            neurodoc,

            I actually recently wrote my governor, state senator, and two state reps about doing this very thing. Finding like-minded folks in neighboring red-states to establish a regional currency.

            Just ’cause….

          • Grace April 5, 2024 at 8:14 pm #

            “Tennessee just outlawed the fedgov’s spraying of chemtrails over their territory, with similar legislation in multiple other non blue states.”

            Well, that was an easy win for the tinfoilers, wasn’t it?

        • PeteAtomic April 5, 2024 at 3:12 pm #

          “Will Mexico begin to make claims to take back American states that were formerly part of Mexico:”

          Yup

          why not?

    • Socrates-Detroit April 5, 2024 at 9:53 am #

      Other than omitting situation in the Middle East, which I would have mentioned, because I think it is more likely to escalate than Ukraine, Blinken’s stupid comments notwithstanding, today’s piece is probably as a good a summary of the news as there is.

      Did he make these comments as “an American” or as “a Jew”?

      Soc-D — That’s a rather impertinent and insolent question. I am an American and I am ancestrally a Jew. But I post as a sovereign individual. — JHK Admin

      And, let’s be candid, the US government is not pushing the situation in just the THE Ukraine.

      The Middle East is similar. In this case, the Israeli tale is wagging the American dog into the direction of a bigger war with Iran. Should that happen, it is likely to result in some kind of Russian or Chinese response… Which probably would not be good for anyone.

      But of course, Israel is painted out of the discussion. Nicely done:)

      And the US government seems, to me, to be in the early stages of using the Philippines as a point of friction with China.

      Keep in mind that Taiwan is next to China, and the Philippines and the South CHINA Sea are much closer to China, and more important to the Chinese, than to Americans.

      I might have added that it looks like 10-year Treasury notes are going to be rising, and that the head of the Minneapolis Fed, as well as the Fed Chairman himself, are now publicly saying inflation is not behaving as they would like. In other words, the level of their lying (“inflation is headed down”–LOL!!!) has dropped. I think that has something to do with gold.

      Good update! Happy Friday!

      • Alfred April 5, 2024 at 10:29 am #

        With so many cross-currents, hidden agendas and mixed motivations. When magical thinking and out right lies underlie the narratives we consume, I don’t think it’s impertinent or insolent.

        Perhaps the question’s delivery, but it’s intent may have been better phrased, America’s interest, or Israel’s interest?

        We as Americans must differentiate between our Jewish neighbors and the citizens of Israel. Being opposed to Israeli policies and it’s actions doesn’t make anyone anti-Semitic, but making policy decisions for America in an effort to further the aims of the Israeli policy is TREASON, and this question goes to the heart of that issue.

        • Uncle Abraham April 5, 2024 at 10:51 am #

          The policy decisions being made have been an effort to sabotage the aims of Israeli policy and its elected government. But that’s ok with you and Soc-D.

          • Alfred April 5, 2024 at 10:58 am #

            Really?

            Those aren’t American made bombs blowing up aid caravans?
            Those aren’t American made planes dropping those bombs?

            Your comment seems to focus on what they say, rather than what they do.

            But I understand your overwhelming desire to contradict anything I say. So please, continue, you aren’t changing any minds here.

            But for the purposes of clarity, I think Israel’s policy in the middle east is, “might makes right.” And I think that policy sucks for humanity.

            Maybe Russia should respond to Blinken by telling him the first country nuked is Israel. Let’s see how fast things calm down.

          • TruthSeeker1986 April 5, 2024 at 11:12 am #

            @Alfred

            Don’t Israel also have nuclear weapons too though? So if Putin hits them, won’t they just retaliate back? And then the U.S. will also come to their aid because you know how they shill for Israel, and they shill hard as hell for them. So if Putin attacked them, the U.S. will definitely defend Israel. They practically own this damn country… I mean America won’t go up to bat for any other nation like that besides Israel. Either they have a lot of dirt on American politicians, or they just really really love sucking up to Israel.

          • mary.m April 5, 2024 at 11:38 am #

            Really? Supplying arms & ammo & other aide to Israel is an effort to sabotage Israel’s aims?

          • mary.m April 5, 2024 at 11:43 am #

            @ Truthseeker, per Intel Slava Z, Israel’s GPS has gone wonky since right around April 1.

            Center of Tel Aviv at the moment appears to be Beirut.

            So go ahead, Israel. Launch your nukes toward target of your choice .

            April Fools. Odds are they’ll land right on your own head.

            Russia will win without firing a shot.

          • Alfred April 5, 2024 at 12:00 pm #

            @TruthSeeker1986

            Yeah, I suppose from a pre-hypersonic perspective. And yeah, I suppose if they’re capable of hitting targets in Russia, or even targeting Russia at the moment. Likely pointing at Iran…

            But really, I’m just bluster… It irritates my JDL minders.

          • Socrates-Detroit April 5, 2024 at 12:31 pm #

            @Alfred

            Yes, Israel has nukes. Probably since the 1960s.

            Seymour Hersh (NYT reporter, when NYT had some credibility who broke the story about the US Army massacre at My Lai in Vietnam) wrote an excellent book about Israel’s nuclear program

            The Samson Option. Israel’s plan was (is?) to be able to attack the USSR with nuclear weapons, in the event things did not go Israel’s way.

            Why the USSR? The superficial answer was that the USSR supplied Israel’s Arab adversaries Syria and Egypt with weapons (as well as Iraq).

            But the real answer is that if Israel attacked the USSR, the USSR would hold the US responsible—and attack the US. US retaliates (or strikes preemptively).

            Whether or not the USSR retaliated against Israel would be some what irrelevant. Many scientists then, and now, would say that a nuclear exchange between the USA and USSR would essentially destroy mankind.

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:05 pm #

            Aimed at Russia? Van Crevold said aimed at European capitals (nice, eh?). Let’s compromise and say aimed at both.

            Our best and only allies in the Middle East!

          • Socrates-Detroit April 5, 2024 at 1:28 pm #

            @Jarek

            Precipitate WW3. THAT is the Samson Option.

            Samson was tied to the pillars of the building and asked God for the strength to push them apart and make the building collapse and kill EVERYONE in it, his enemies and himself.

            Request granted.

            “If there is a chance we Israelis are going to REALLY lose a war (like the remote possibility in 1973 after the sneak attack by Egypt and Syria), we are taking down all of humanity”.

            That is why the USSR was targeted–because Israel (probably correctly) presumed the USSR would hold the US responsible and attack the US.

            Only one country has used nuclear weapons, and they were dropped on another country far, FAR away.

            From what I understand (and I could be totally wrong–maybe there are smaller, lower-yield, less radioactive weapons), nuking your neighbors and the resultant radiation is not really a good idea.

        • workingclasshero April 5, 2024 at 4:23 pm #

          If Russia really had the capacity to win this contest or at least force a draw they wpuld have done it already. The Anglo/American led NATO forces can crush an exhausted Russian armed forces handily in a nuclear or conventional war within weeks and probably be forced to let American drag queens hoist the Tranny flag over the Kremlin. This is no joke. The U.S. has never really lost a war and I can’t see them losing this one.

          We can all agree that the international elite that rules the West (U.S./Europe) will never stop with their long game to dominate Eurasia for the Shwabian neo-Marxist great reset. We are owned by monsters that will never quit till they win.

          P.S. A few Russian nukes going off in North America are absolutely not a problem for these people.

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 11:03 pm #

            We lost the War of 1812 decisively. Our invasion was crushed by combined British and Canadian forces.

            Vietnam? A win? More like a loss.

      • Nathan April 5, 2024 at 10:32 am #

        Jim, I think Soc-D was referring to Blinken’s comments, not your blog post. Context is crucial!

        • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:39 am #

          No, I think he was referring to the blog post. I have noticed a lot of hostility toward “Zionism” here. Does everyone understand what that is? Zionism is the belief that Israel belongs to Jews. God gave Abraham that land in response to his faith, not because the Jews are better people than the rest of humanity. Because others have occupied it over the years doesn’t make it any less Israeli.

          • canuk April 5, 2024 at 10:44 am #

            Zionism is a death cult.

            Period.

          • Nathan April 5, 2024 at 10:48 am #

            [Hebrews 11:8-10, 13-16 NKJV] 8 By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place which he would receive as an inheritance. And he went out, not knowing where he was going. 9 By faith he dwelt in the land of promise as [in] a foreign country, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise; 10 for he waited for the city which has foundations, whose builder and maker [is] God. … 13 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off were assured of them, embraced [them] and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. 14 For those who say such things declare plainly that they seek a homeland. 15 And truly if they had called to mind that [country] from which they had come out, they would have had opportunity to return. 16 But now they desire a better, that is, a heavenly [country]. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for He has prepared a city for them.
            [Hebrews 12:18, 22-24, 28 NKJV] 18 For you have not come to the mountain that may be touched and that burned with fire, and to blackness and darkness and tempest, … 22 But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to an innumerable company of angels, 23 to the general assembly and church of the firstborn [who are] registered in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect, 24 to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better things than [that of] Abel. … 28 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear.

          • Nathan April 5, 2024 at 10:51 am #

            So we see, from the same Bible that proclaims Israel to be for Abraham’s descendents, that the true inheritence is spiritual Mount Zion, Heavenly Jerusalem, not that patch of land that Abraham didn’t even build a city in. Abraham chose to live in tents as a pilgrim in this world, looking rather for the true Zion in heaven.

          • messianicdruid April 5, 2024 at 11:28 am #

            There are a lot more descendants of Abraham around than just the Israelis.

          • mary.m April 5, 2024 at 11:34 am #

            Yahweh dispossessed Abraham’s children of the land they obtained thru genocide (see Deuteronomy & Joshua) ~70 AD because, once again, they were ignoring his laws.

            Today’s Zionists are not actually children of Abraham. They are ~80% European converts, born of the ~70AD survivors diaspora. And among the “Russian Jews” many are not Jewish at all, but escapees from the collapse of the USSR.

          • Alfred April 5, 2024 at 12:05 pm #

            Why does everyone ignore Ishmael?

            Muslims don’t. Seems like a bit of editorial bias on the part of those who traffic in scripture.

            Abraham was not a Jew.

            He was a natural man. He discerned for himself who God was, and God loved him for that.

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:16 pm #

            Zionism is a commitment to war and expansionism:

            Exodus

            I will establish your borders from the Red Sea to the Sea of the Philistines (the Mediterranean), and from the wilderness to the River Euphrates; for I will hand over the residents of the land to you, and you shall drive them out before you.

          • messianicdruid April 5, 2024 at 1:18 pm #

            Can mary.m’s observation that the occupants of judah were “put-away-in-punishment” [ lost ] be acknowledged?

            If so, the conditions laid out in the NC obtain. It is a legal document [ a will ].

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:59 pm #

            Mary condemns the Jews for being European. What a healthy mindset. Or maybe she’s just pointing out the contradiction in their pov – like Bin Ladin did.

        • Nathan April 5, 2024 at 10:43 am #

          Evidence from Soc-D’s post at 10:13am:
          “I don’t see the Russians reacting to words in general, and especially the words of a crook and a moron, one whose main resume features are his self-professed Zionism, and his family’s Zionist history, a Secretary of State who lands in Israel and makes a point to say “I come here as a Jew”, not “I come here as an American”.

          Blinken is not just a tool of the Israeli Lobby–he is an integral part of it.”

        • crudgemudgeon April 5, 2024 at 3:52 pm #

          Nathan, agree, he was talking about Blinken, by the context.

      • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 10:55 am #

        Blinken made his comments as a tool of the globalists and demons from Hell, as he does all his other remarks, I would imagine.

      • Socrates-Detroit April 5, 2024 at 11:09 am #

        Good point, JHK. I concede you are correct, my comment was “insolent”

        I should not have included that comment about Blinken vis-a-vis Ukraine. It was “impertinent” to the Ukraine. I can’t pull (the Blinken part) it, or I would.

        But, IMO, it’s not impertinent about where Mr. Blinken’s loyalty lies, or how he got where he is.

        And, in fact, it’s not impertinent when it comes to the Middle East, and so I have attempted to put it in context below, which I wrote before I saw this comment. I think Blinken’s statement is very relevant to the Middle East.

        Yes, I realize you are Jewish. So was Einstein. So is Gideon Levy.

        So is Max Blumenthal. (an aside, I really hope you do podcast with him sometime–he is also a reporter who, like you, reports harsh truths. You should read his write-up on the chef Jose-Andres at the theGrayzone. It is still up).

        And I know you and I don’t agree on what is going on in Palestine/Israel. You were clear very early on that “Netenyahu will do what he must” (to paraphrase).

        I read that as a tactful way of saying “Israel can do whatever it wants”. Which is wrong, and I totally disagree–but it is your website.

        I appreciate, and admire, your willingness to allow diverse viewpoints, including mine, on your page.

        Given your past books and wealth of knowledge and insights, you have a lot “intellectual capital” with me. I regularly recommend kunstler.com to people, and just last night I told a friend of mine to read “The Long Emergency”, I’ll loan him a copy before his flight next week.

        I think the situation in the Middle East has higher potential to metastasize into a hot WW3 than the Ukraine. It is as “hot” a story as the “hot” war in the Ukraine, and if it expands, it could be more likely to lead to a hot WW3 (I see Ukraine as WW 2.5)

        IMO, it’s worse in one big way: the Ukraine could be solved and the place could be peaceful in 10 years. I don’t think the Middle East will ever be solved, the best that can be hope for is a “reasonably peaceful cold peace”.

        • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 12:59 pm #

          Soc-D

          I think JHK thought your comment was aimed at the blog and him, not Blinken.

          • Socrates-Detroit April 5, 2024 at 2:23 pm #

            @JohnAZ

            @Kunstler

            That never occurred to me that my comment was aimed at JHK personally. If JHK took it personally, I deeply regret it.

            It was aimed at the blog, in the sense that I felt a significant “vector”, the Middle East was left out.

            I’ve already expressed my regret for the comment about Blinken because it does come across as “insolent”, given the way I made my comment, without putting it in context.

            I questioned (and do question) Blinken’s loyalty to the US of A.

            I appreciate you sharing your thought about how the comment might be taken by @JHK. Thank you.

      • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 12:52 pm #

        JHK, I think the “he” Soc-D was referring to is the idiot Blinken. Blinken is the stupid commenter.

      • neurodoc April 5, 2024 at 12:52 pm #

        When you say the 10 year is rising, do you mean the price of the bond or the interest rate? Major difference to the meaning of your statement. Just curious.

        • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:01 pm #

          The 10 year bind rate has been rising for awhile. It was under a percent a few years back during Obama’s reign.. Now 4.3 percent. CDs are over 5% on short terms.

        • Socrates-Detroit April 5, 2024 at 2:26 pm #

          @neurodoc Interest rate.

          Interest rate seems to be slowly trending up; Fed officials (Minnesota, Powell himself) have said inflation is not going as they anticipated/liked.

      • mary.m April 5, 2024 at 3:54 pm #

        Nathan, I think you are right.

        Although he referred to “today’s piece,” the last individual he referred to was Blinken. That would normally mean the subsequent “he” was a continuation of “Blinken.”

        The intervening reference to “today’s piece” was confusing. A better sequence would have moved that either ahead or after the Blinken comments.

      • hillhugger April 5, 2024 at 4:36 pm #

        Great article none the less, however I notice JHK has been conspicuously quiet with the pro Zionest rhetoric as the Israeli “final solution” for the Palestinians becomes evident.

    • pyrrhus April 5, 2024 at 10:26 am #

      Many of us would throw parties…

    • Grace April 5, 2024 at 8:08 pm #

      “If the Russians took out DC and Brussels, I myself wouldn’t even be mad at them.”

      Simply, unbelievable…unfathomable! Woe, do you consider yourself a patriot? I bet you do, and probably a delusional Christian as well.

      Fortunately, you and like-minded zealots aren’t running anyone’s foreign policy…at least not yet. You read like you’re auditioning for Sec of State in Trump’s next administration (good luck with that).

  2. sanspeur April 5, 2024 at 9:25 am #

    This is a giant spiritual ritual.

    You forgot the Solar Eclipse to kick off the season of ceremonial events, like the start of CERN, and a few “red bulls” on the chopping block in Israel.

    These people are mystics and use their “dark magic” .to carry out their mayhem. If you don’t understand the esoteric, you are missing half the story. They tell you to shun 666, and 13 etc… while they use their mystical magic on you. The spiritual world is real, and they push materialism to keep the masses from seeing half of reality.

    If TPTB tell you something is bad, investigate it.

    • RaymondR April 5, 2024 at 9:59 am #

      For a good take on the spiritual aspect of America’s predicament, check out the works of J. M. Greer. Start with his website, ecosophia

      • pyrrhus April 5, 2024 at 10:27 am #

        Indeed…JMG is always worth reading…

    • MiTurn April 5, 2024 at 10:21 am #

      You need to read ‘137: Jung, Pauli and the Pursuit of a Scientific Obession’ by Arthur I. Miller. The revered “scientists” Carl Jung and Wolfgang Pauli both based their “science” on alchemy.

      Oh, of course, they were the exception…

      • Rowdypiglet April 5, 2024 at 11:02 am #

        Sounds interesting, @MiTurn. I found a copy to borrow at Internet Archive. Thanks for the suggestion.

  3. Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 9:41 am #

    Great reporting job today.

    A nice touch- “the degenerate simps who pretend to report the news”.

  4. Uncle.Al April 5, 2024 at 9:43 am #

    “Mr. Blinken just announced World War Three.”
    WWIII was the US Democrat Socialist coup of 2020.

    Humanity is staring down WWIV, a return to the perpetual blasting misery of Dark Ages’ Divine Right Rule and feudalism that required the 1054 supernova to shake loose. The Heavens were not unchanging,

    Donald Trump is the quintessential ugly American. Somebody must be the Daddy when mommy goes dry.

    • Ron Anselmo April 5, 2024 at 11:27 am #

      “I do not know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” ~ Albert Einstein

  5. Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 9:45 am #

    Blinken also old Qatar not to worry about those terrorist leaders they were harboring. He wanted the absolute slaughter of the people of Gaza to keep going at least until they got that pier thing ready to feed them.

    Wouldn’t it have made more sense to get the fighting stopped as fast as possible, to halt the starvation?

    Not if your real goal is that pier, it doesn’t.

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    • Socrates-Detroit April 5, 2024 at 9:58 am #

      The pier is meant to provide an “option” for getting Gazans off Gaza and sending them somewhere else, as Israel would like to do.

      • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 10:45 am #

        It is, but I’m thinking it also comes in handy in some way for World War Three.

        • Blackbird April 5, 2024 at 6:44 pm #

          I think so too: tanks and troops.

      • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:06 pm #

        Israel is going to annex Gaza, again. The only way to stop Hamas is to police them out of existence. I agree, the Biden idiots are going to get Palestinians out of Gaza and bring them here.
        So that they can duke it out in America?

        • BackRowHeckler April 5, 2024 at 1:20 pm #

          Check out the border wall Egypt put up to keep Gazans out. 12 ft tall, triple reinforced, topped with broken glass & coils of barbed wire, It puts the Berlin Wall to shame.

          Those trouble makers aren’t getting into Egypt if Egyptians have anything to say about it.

          • TruthSeeker1986 April 6, 2024 at 8:37 am #

            @BackRowHeckler

            I find it strange how Arab nations won’t take their own damn people but all these European countries in the West including the U.S. will……That I don’t understand.

          • mary.m April 6, 2024 at 10:18 am #

            BRH & Truthseeker,

            The answer is in the map of “Greater Israel” that Netanyahu posted at a gov (Knesset?) meeting last autumn.

            It made very clear that Israel’s plan is to take over slices & chunks of the surrounding countries, including SA, Egypt, Jordon, & large chunks of Syria & Lebanon.

            Letting the Gazans into their countries would be the proverbial camel’s nose under the tent.

      • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:23 pm #

        Great. Settle them in Manhattan. Let them restore order by keeping the Venezuelans in line.

    • pyrrhus April 5, 2024 at 10:30 am #

      I wonder how that pier would hold up if it were hit by a Houthi hypersonic missile…made in Russia…

      • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:24 pm #

        The Houthis proved they have the range. Given help from Iranian and Russian satellites, there is no reason they couldn’t score a direct hit.

      • Blackbird April 5, 2024 at 6:46 pm #

        It won’t be. Everyone who is playing knows the rules of the game.

  6. boarwild April 5, 2024 at 9:48 am #

    Well the good news is racketeering isn’t a crime; just ask AOC. ;<)

    • MiTurn April 5, 2024 at 10:23 am #

      I’d love to see AOC’s investment portfolio. She’s so smart! Went from a poor bartender to a multi-millionaire in just a couple years.

      Savvy investor, that one.

      • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:42 am #

        I read yesterday that she’s gone from being several thousand in debt to being a millionaire in just five short years. Now you know why they all want to be in government.

        • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:45 am #

          She’s a celebrity now. Once she is out of Congress she’ll be on The View with the other old hags making millions of dollars.

          What a system!

        • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 10:48 am #

          They don’t have to read all those bills they vote on.

          • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 11:14 am #

            And they don’t write them either, Beryl. The “think tanks” write them, ship them off and the fuckers in Congress vote for them knowing the money will be deposited in their bank accounts.

            Does anyone know who these “think tanks” are?

          • Yirgach April 5, 2024 at 1:19 pm #

            The “think tanks” are also known as lobbyists with offices on K Street. They write the laws that Congress used to write.

            The lobbyists are one reason why Trump is hated so much.

            When Trump won instead of the Hildabeast, thousands of pages of new laws and grift became moot. Billions went up in smoke.

        • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:25 pm #

          That gown she wore saying, Eat the Rich? She was already rich when she wore that. What a fraud. Hope nobody eats her.

          • Blackbird April 5, 2024 at 6:48 pm #

            “Hope nobody eats her.”

            I wish someone would. Jeffrey Dahmer where are you?

      • loosethedogs April 5, 2024 at 12:10 pm #

        MiTurn: as the old saw goes, It’s not what (or who) you know it’s who you bl*w”. She IS in the second oldest “profession” ya know…

      • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:08 pm #

        Hmmm.

        Makes you wonder what kind of an investment club exists in the House, probably led by Paul Pelosi.

      • Grace April 7, 2024 at 6:21 pm #

        @MiTurn – why do people insist on spreading falsehoods like this one? If you truly believe it, please post the evidence…otherwise, retract it.

        There is so much casual racism, sexism, and violence (by written word) in this forum, it is just appalling. Then there’s the casual lies, which seem to have no bounds. Some contributors seem to believe they can simply make stuff up, or relay B.S. from other sources without even asking themselves “does this actually make any sense?” because often the answer, when it is considered, is “no”. Still, never let facts get in the way of a good narrative, right?

        • Ron Anselmo April 8, 2024 at 3:13 am #

          Violence (by written word)? Is that like “hate speech”, but just in written form?

          Now that “hate speech” has been criminalized, by the deciders of what exactly constitutes “hate speech”, I’ll bet you can’t wait for criminalization of the written word.

          If I’ve hurt your feelings, I apologize.

  7. canuk April 5, 2024 at 9:51 am #

    “Do you understand that would mean a direct, automatic, peremptory declaration of war against Russia, requiring all of NATO — that is, their combined militaries — to go kinetic inside Ukraine and theoretically inside Russia, too, (a move that has not worked out well for anyone in all of history), ”

    That statement is not correct.

    In the 13th century the Golden Horde (Mongols) conquered Russia and remained in power for the next 150 years.

    The intermarriage between the Mongols and Russians resulted in the Tartars.

    • Socrates-Detroit April 5, 2024 at 10:13 am #

      Today’s CFN is the first I’m hearing of Blinken’s (dangerous) statement.

      Tip of the hat to JHK for reporting it first (I don’t see it on antiwar.com and The Duran comes on later in the day).

      I trust the Russians will be prudent, and will respond to ACTS, or the CREDIBLE threat of imminent acts.

      I don’t see the Russians reacting to words in general, and especially the words of a crook and a moron, one whose main resume features are his self-professed Zionism, and his family’s Zionist history, a Secretary of State who lands in Israel and makes a point to say “I come here as a Jew”, not “I come here as an American”.

      Blinken is not just a tool of the Israeli Lobby–he is an integral part of it.

      I can’t know what the Blob really thinks–do they think a big war, or potentially sharp economic debacle it would precipitate (like the lockdowns) will help them and Biden in 2024? I would think it would hurt the incumbent and help Trump a lot. Or are have the considered that already, and are working on plans to cancel the election?

      I know they want to cancel RFK Jr. They won’t even give him Secret Service protection. Despicable.

      • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:33 am #

        I look at it this way. There is one country that stands in the way of their one world order and that is the USA. Their desire is to destroy the USA in order to make way for one world government by the billionaire god-emperors. These people are satanists, anti-Christs, anti-human. They believe they are gods.

        What is the blob thinking? Destroy the USA, bring one world government.

        IMO.

        • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:43 am #

          I believe that for all intents and purposes we are already under global government, and the “traditional” Americanisms we all grew up with are now little more than window dressing.

          • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:46 am #

            No disagreement here.

        • TruthSeeker1986 April 5, 2024 at 10:51 am #

          You have no idea how bad I feel like seeing them violently attacked by a mob of pissed off citizens, or even soldiers turning their weapons on them for what they are trying to do.

          • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 11:13 am #

            Actually, TruthSeeker, I do. I keep hoping one day something will happen that will awaken the sleeping giant. Hell, I’d like to be there myself.

          • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:12 pm #

            Many revolutions get under way by the military supporting the rebels and rejecting the government.

            That is a distinct possibility in this country.

        • Heartlander April 5, 2024 at 11:31 am #

          I see Russia as the one country standing between humanity and the Gates/Soros/Schwab satanist crowd.

          • Lisa April 5, 2024 at 2:16 pm #

            Totally agree.

          • M. King Qbert April 5, 2024 at 5:40 pm #

            Have you read updates on Russia’s digital transformation from edwardslavsquat substack? Sberbank, Herman Gref, WEF, cattle tagging, Sputnik vax. It’s worth checking out for context.

          • mary.m April 6, 2024 at 10:28 am #

            I followed Slavsquat for a short time near the start of the smo.

            He’s an American living in Moscow bitching endlessly about evil Putin.

            I smelled a rat with an agenda.

        • C.O.Jones April 6, 2024 at 11:07 am #

          Cankerpuss, the blob is thinking “Build back better.” That’s why they are destroying the US. That’s why they are destroying the healthcare system. That’s why they are conducting a mass blood sacrifice in Ukraine. That’s why they are plundering the currency. The same reason John McCain and his wife used to wear lapel pins depicting Phoenix rising from the ashes. Order from chaos. First we gotta make the chaos. The “better” is one world gummint.

          All of the Satanic WEF governors are dedicated to this, from Castro’s son in Canada to Tulsi Gabbard – do you believe her when she denies it? to Ivanka, to Trump himself who kisses Schwabenklausser ass every time he has the opportunity. For a decrepit old goat horned fool, Biden has done a remarkable job advancing the WEF agenda but not as good a job as Trump. Trump has a lot of people thinking he’s opposed to build back better while he creates chaos.

          I used to think Bobby Kennedy could monkey-wrench the WEF agenda by closing our military bases abroad and focusing on making the US the world leader it once was. I wonder if his druid running mate would permit him to do it. I have no doubt his wife would not approve.

      • Uncle Abraham April 5, 2024 at 10:58 am #

        Blinken isn’t a tool of Israel – he’s an avid dissembler and treacherous foe wreaking harm on everyone.

        It would be better if you put a sock in it, Soc.

        • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:22 pm #

          Maybe he represents the Biden Mob in their quest to follow the WEF into global government?

          It is interesting that the real battle shaping up is the WEF versus BRICS++. The USA is in the middle, a target for both. Biden sides with the WEF, NATO included, but his aim is to disarm the USA to The point that the WEF is superior, both militarily and economically.

          The era of USA leadership is over if Biden is re-elected.

          A really good question right now is:

          Where does Israel fit into the global struggle for power? WEF? BRICS++? Which side will they choose if they have to. The USA is a turncoat right now to them. IRAN is part of BRICS++ and will keep them out of BRICS++. IMO, Israel is going to tell the USA, WEF and BRICS all to go to hell.

          • Blackbird April 5, 2024 at 6:55 pm #

            (In my opinion…) The people who run the WEF run the US and western Europe. Their current mission is to break those countries. BRICS is the corral where the broken countries are sent.

            One big puppet show.

            Israel will not only tell us all to go to hell, Israel will take us there.

        • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:29 pm #

          Ridiculous. Israel controls our foreign policy as everyone knows. Blinken is Nuland’s puppet. So in that sense he isn’t his own man, yes. But he is a proud Jew and for his People and Nation. If only White Americans had patriots like this.

      • ThorsHammer April 7, 2024 at 3:27 am #

        Socrates

        Your understanding of the role of the Secret Service is a bit naive. If they had intended to protect Candidates from shooters wielding antique bolt action rifles, they would at least used bullet proof glass to cover the back seats of limousines.

        Now that we have entered the Age of the Drone, the role of the Secret Service is to map out a clear path to the desired target to preserve the order of Selection.

      • Grace April 7, 2024 at 6:25 pm #

        From the Secret Service website:

        “Which candidates for President does the Secret Service protect? In regard to presidential campaign, the Secret Service is authorized by law (18 United States Code § 3056) to protect: Major presidential and vice presidential candidates and their spouses within 120 days of a general presidential election.”

        As far as I can tell, Socrates-Detroit, it’s not within 120 days of the election (that would be August 5th) and whatever you think about RFK Jr, he’s not a ‘major presidential candidate’.

    • SpeedyBB April 5, 2024 at 4:23 pm #

      canuk – the first time I ever saw a photo of Putin’s face I was impressed at how “oriental” he looked. Another one of the panoply of mummies of the USSR also had that caste, with the epicanthic fold in the eyes – Brezhnev?

  8. Zoltar April 5, 2024 at 10:06 am #

    Ain’t no way we – we being hapless ‘mercans – see the end of this calendar year as anything like the “normal” reality we have known thus far.

    If this was a pulp novel the reader’s intelligence would be insulted by anything short of a nuclear war ending things with a bang.

    Thinking in terms of triage on behalf of the human race as a whole, the best case scenario would be catastrophic American collapse, bringing genocidal Israel down with it, permitting the Global South to have a new lease on life.

    For over a century posterity has looked at WWI and wondered “Why?” How can it have been so utterly pointless and yet unavoidable at the same time? Can the most irrational, self-centered idiots on the planet have been running things?

    Here we go again. Time to re-read A Canticle for Leibowitz.

    • Uncle.Al April 5, 2024 at 10:59 am #

      Agricultural Europe’s birth control was infantry engagements removing young males for whom there were no economic berths. Asia used famine. National borders did not move. Rome used conquest. Mass migration makes folly of birth control as a concept. The only fallback is mass slaughter.

      Who gets volunteered?

      • C.O.Jones April 6, 2024 at 11:28 am #

        I volunteer the sons and daughters of every US politician who votes to facilitate Ukraine joining NATO.

    • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 11:14 am #

      The period of time between the Revolutions of 1848 and the end of WWI set the path that we are now on. The small, localized power structures were destroyed by the globalists/capitalists and the centralizing structures were put in place that would inevitably lead to a world government / financial system. It appears that we have arrived at the destination.

      • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:34 pm #

        Yes, after the Civil War, Americans focused on building the nation. To their chagrin, they woke up in the early 20th century to realize that virtually all their newspapers were owned by one group.

        They had been acting as individuals but the smart money had been acting as groups. And the really smart money focused on acquiring the means of controlling minds and hearts.

        • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 11:47 pm #

          I have long thought that the campaigns of William Jennings Bryan were the litmus test that proved that the Republic had been irreparably harmed by America’s first dictator, Lincoln. Bryan’s losses, proved that the Republic was doomed and could never recover. Please read Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister. Although Wister was a supporter and close friend of Teddy Roosevelt, Wister expertly diagnoses the change in American character that doomed the old republic. In my estimation, Lady Baltimore is the greatest and most important American novel ever written.

          • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 11:54 pm #

            I’m sure that you will figure it out, but “Kingsport” is Charleston, SC.

          • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 12:57 pm #

            Sounds interesting. Are you against Bryan? A great heart and a mediocre mind from what little I know. But you know much more American history than I do.

          • RD3 April 6, 2024 at 11:04 pm #

            Not at all. I regard him as a great man of the people. He may not have been a genius, but his heart and soul were in the right place. He loved HIS people. Look at the electoral maps from his campaigns. All of the best people, real Americans, voted for him.

  9. MiTurn April 5, 2024 at 10:06 am #

    “the people running the show are obviously insane as they do everything possible to hurry chaos along.”

    WW3? How about Civil War 2?

    If Trump wins, which would surprise me as the Dems will cheat just like they did in 2020, then they’ll unleash their dogs of war: BLM rioters, Antifa rioters, saboteurs brought across our undefended southern border, etc.

    The blob would rather burn Rome down than let anyone else take the reins of power.

    That’s our most pressing problem.

    • pyrrhus April 5, 2024 at 10:36 am #

      I don’t think Antifa or BLM will cause trouble except in States where they are officially protected…It wouldn’t take many folks with “assault weapons” to make Kyle Rittenhouse look like a piker…

    • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:44 am #

      They know they’re running out of time. They see the same signs we do. 2030 looms ahead and so does judgment, inexorable, unmovable, unchanging.

    • socialisthater April 5, 2024 at 11:30 am #

      The Democrats aren’t worried about starting a Civil War–they want one, they just want to goad the conservatives into firing the first shot. Failing that, the Democrats will start the Civil War themselves, but use some strategy to blame it on conservatives, using their leftist media hacks to spread the propaganda.

      The big mistake the Democrats are making, though, is assuming that they would easily win such a Civil War. They might actually win it, but it would come at a horrendous human cost to them. There are still millions upon millions of Americans who believe in freedom, and they will take extreme revenge against the leftists who try to steal their freedom using force. Conservatives, by nature, don’t like to start fights or wars, but they can be quite good at finishing them when attacked.

      • TruthSeeker1986 April 5, 2024 at 12:49 pm #

        @Socialisthater

        I think for the most part their leftist won’t attack Conservatives directly. In 2020 they didn’t because they already knew they would have got their asses kicked by them if they used force. So instead they just terrorized their own leftist states where they were free to loot, kill, and burn down neighborhoods without retaliation. Because if anyone had of retaliated… The Democrats would have punished them for it. Basically they wanted you to be victimized. Of course you said that Conservatives don’t like to start wars… I believe a vast majority of the people who were calling out Draft Dodgers were mostly conservatives back in the WWII days and Vietnam. Because Leftist wouldn’t care if you dodge the draft or not, but Conservatives were the ones attacking anyone that didn’t want to go to war. At least back then they were.

        • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:32 pm #

          You are forgetting one thing.

          Any Left Right civil war is actually going to be fought between the cities and everyone else.

          The cities are dependent on everyone else, totally. That is why they are Democratic.

          The truckers wanted to cut off NYC over the Trump judicial fiascos. They will definitely cut them off of a civil war starts. The cities will instantly go under seige.

          The winning formula for the North in CW1 was when they finally figured out that the way to win it was to put the South’s cities under seige until they capitulated.

          Vicksburg, Atlanta, Petersburg, Savannah, Charleston, once the cities and the RR hubs were isolated, the North just wore them down.

          The same thing may happen in CW2.

      • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:36 pm #

        Yes, “Conservatives” are always on the defensive. Thus always predictable – an absolute commitment to defeat.

    • Blackbird April 5, 2024 at 7:02 pm #

      I no longer see a Trump “win” as impossible, in fact I see it as more and more likely. Trump in the White House will greatly increase the likelihood of direct US involvement in a wider middle eastern war, as Israel’s attack dog against Iran.

      • TruthSeeker1986 April 6, 2024 at 3:14 am #

        @Blackbird

        That’s what I was thinking, yet he’s the one saying “I can and will prevent World War III.” Then get in there and screw us like the shill that he is.

        • C.O.Jones April 6, 2024 at 11:33 am #

          Well said, TruthSeeker

        • Grace April 7, 2024 at 6:33 pm #

          Trump says a lot of things that aren’t true, or even plausible. That’s one of them.

  10. Nathan April 5, 2024 at 10:12 am #

    With this year marking the 60th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang, I saw a poster that included some information about the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair, where the car was launched. The byline for the World’s Fair in that year was “Peace Through Understanding”.
    It’s a far cry from today’s “War Through Ignorance.”

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    • Blackbird April 5, 2024 at 7:03 pm #

      A far cry from the Gulf of Tonkin incident too.

  11. Bill of Rights April 5, 2024 at 10:13 am #

    HOSPITAL WORKER SHORTAGE ?

    Why is there still so much medical advertising?

    Has our government done anything to prepare for the 2021 Chinese threat to “stop exporting ibuprofen to the U.S”?

    Where do we get our anesthetics from?

    • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:16 am #

      A friend of mine who works in Wisconsin has told me that two hospitals where he works are closing. Something is sure going on.

      I can tell you that when I need to go see an orthopedic doctor it takes me two months to get an appointment. Something is going on.

      • rainmaker April 5, 2024 at 10:42 am #

        My opinion is that the .gov wants all the old boomers to die RIGHT NOW. Your replacements are pouring over the border.

        • malthuss April 5, 2024 at 1:47 pm #

          replacements? useless eaters..oh the new mericans can vote.

      • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:45 am #

        Which hospitals?

        • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:49 am #

          He works for a financial firm and goes to local hospitals where he helps people with their retirement plans. He didn’t tell me the names of the hospitals, only that his job is in jeopardy because some of the hospitals he frequents are in danger of closing. It is causing him real anxiety.

          I’ll see if I can get a hold of him and find out which ones.

          He lives in Green Bay and covers everything from St Paul and northern Wisconsin.

          • C.O.Jones April 6, 2024 at 11:49 am #

            Hospitals all over the country are desperate to cut costs and have resorted to firing technical people by the dozen and calling it cost saving.

            “Management” has decided that the company who sold the diagnostic or treatment equipment is responsible for ensuring patient safety. If the equipment malfunctions for whatever reason – hardware, software – it is the fault of the vendor so the vendor has the responsibility of ensuring proper functionality.

            This enables management to fire tech teams and replace them with…more management to manage the vendors! It will be interesting to watch the lawsuits roll in when patients sue for misdiagnosis or incorrect dosage or just plain shoddy care and management says “Don’t blame us! Blame the company that sold us the endoscopy equipment that missed your colon cancer, blood clot, brain bleed…whatever. Not our fault!”

      • NickelthroweR April 5, 2024 at 10:46 am #

        That is because everything requires a specialist now. It seems to me that all the family doctor does these days is order blood work and prescribe pills.

        Growing up, our family doctor not only delivered us but set our broken bones and stitched us up when needed. That guy did it all and had a nurse on staff who doubled as his receptionist.

        • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 11:02 am #

          Now they have a bunch of untrained “girls” all doing the same job and messing up bigly.

          A lot of medical offices and dentists lost their staff during the covid shutdown, because the women suddenly had no one to watch their children during what was normally the school day, and even if they could find daycare on short notice, they couldn’t afford it.

          They were also told that if their parents watched the kids, the kids would kill them with the coof.

        • beantownbill. April 5, 2024 at 12:35 pm #

          @Nickle:

          I still have fond memories of my family doctor. I remember I got chicken pox when I was 3 years old. Our doctor came over to our house, stood me on the kitchen table, examined me and told my mother I got it. He was a good guy. What I remember most is how exhausted he always looked. He died relatively young.

          Try to imagine that happening today.

          You are absolutely correct about what doctors do now.

          • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 12:53 pm #

            Yes, the doctors would come to the house to treat sick children. What a wild idea.

          • megabeth April 5, 2024 at 2:40 pm #

            Doctors today are more like corporate-mediated technicians and their generalist skills and judgments are suppressed by bean counters. A friend of mine retired from Mayo Clinic and went back to doing housecalls for his older patients, complete with black leather bag. He can really get going on how much he deplores what the HMO model from the 1980s did to destroy autonomous private practice and bog everyone down in the corporate quagmire. Max Weber was definitely right.

        • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:36 pm #

          Could it be that the medicos are all relocating away from northern rust belts and socialistic centers and moving to the sun belt?

          My Primary care guy has same day service.

      • Not_GeorgeT April 5, 2024 at 11:04 am #

        One of the side benefits of the push to inject a bioweapon into everyone (well, I’m sure there were ‘exceptions’) was catching the healthcare workers (as opposed to the elites) in the widely cast net.

        Certainly some went willingly, however quite a few refused. The simple answer was to get the refusers out of the ‘system’. Many chose this route, (‘you can’t work unless you get the jab’) gave up careers, and moved along to the next life challenge. Those people will not be coming back. They have already re-established themselves in a new occupation, making the necessary time and financial investment.

        A good portion of these former healthcare professionals represent the experienced end of the spectrum. These are the providers with decades of experience who would normally be guiding new providers and giving them the benefit of all those decades of experience.

        Instead, they are gone, relieved of their position quite unceremoniously for refusing to bow to the lie and be poisoned.

        I can’t emphasize enough: they won’t be back.

        Healthcare crisis? This has been in the works for years, unveiled (as in the pulling back of the curtain) with the wrecking ball called ‘the affordable care act’. I can’t repeat often enough to anyone who will listen the goal, clearly stated by the Kenyan, was to fundamentally change the United States. The provision of healthcare in the United States has been fundamentally changed.

        • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 11:21 am #

          ‘the affordable care act’

          Remember when John Roberts twisted himself in a pretzel, knelt down and bobbed his head furiously until the Affordable Care Act was declared “constitutional?”

          • Not_GeorgeT April 5, 2024 at 11:30 am #

            ‘Remember when John Roberts…’

            It woud be so enlightening to know what they have as the leverage which keeps him in line.

          • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 11:34 am #

            He was on Epstein’s Island.

          • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 11:52 am #

            He should have been expelled for figuring out a way to get around the Constitution.

            I think Roberts is just a jerk and is the way he is because he likes being a jerk.

          • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 12:05 pm #

            I’m sure he’s a jerk, but he’s also on the flight manifest.

          • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 12:55 pm #

            I have read that it is not the same man.These people often have public schedules which prove their whereabouts.

          • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:38 pm #

            No, Roberts is simply a Deep Stater, a SCOTUS equivalent of a RINO.

        • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:39 pm #

          My Primary left rather than get jabbed. My new Primary explained, She flaked out on us. Sure, buddy.

          • megabeth April 5, 2024 at 2:45 pm #

            Why would you ever entrust your health to a female M.D.?

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 3:01 pm #

            I know, right? Some of them are fine with the cookbook recipes. That’s all modern doctors are after all. At least at the level of medicine I can afford (low).

          • C.O.Jones April 6, 2024 at 11:57 am #

            @ Jarek – a female MD saved my life when she managed to jumpstart my kidneys after renal failure. It took her a couple of days but she wouldn’t give up and she knew how opposed to dialysis I am. She did not leave my side for almost 60 hours.

            Granted, this was a few decades ago but she was an excellent doctor who happened to be female.

        • megabeth April 5, 2024 at 2:44 pm #

          Many of us went to work for tiny mandate-exempt staffing agencies, though, and often are employed with generous pay by the behemoths who’d booted us out in the first place. They are now desperate for staff.

        • Ron Anselmo April 6, 2024 at 11:04 am #

          “A good portion of these former healthcare professionals represent the experienced end of the spectrum. These are the providers with decades of experience who would normally be guiding new providers and giving them the benefit of all those decades of experience.” ~ Not_GeorgeT

          NGT – you’re exactly right. These healthcare professionals above, opted out. As you well know, many were coerced into getting “vaccinated” or losing their jobs.

          co-erce

          verb
          persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats.

          A friend, a consummate healthcare professional, providing live-in, fulltime end-of-life care for her aunt, and working nights as the RN at our County Jail, is forced to get vaxxed to keep her job.

          Beautiful girl, heart-of-gold, caring, compassionate, give you the shirt off her back, healthy, vibrant – died of turbocancer in late 2022, at 54 years young.

          These fuckers will pay.

          • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 3:04 pm #

            The coercion started with the flu shots.

            Obama was behind that too.

      • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:38 pm #

        Perhaps the best people are retiring early and/or not getting into medicine to begin with.

        Just as people are dying early and not being born.

        • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:44 pm #

          Jarek

          Partly right. The AMA controls access to the MD field by controlling the access to medical schools and residencies. It is amazing how many foreign born doctors inhabit the country right now.

          Is this a consequence of the Stupidification of America? Are we too dumb in our education system to be able to “grow” doctors enough to supply “us”.

          • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 1:57 pm #

            It’s a consequence of DEI being part of Obamacare.

      • megabeth April 5, 2024 at 2:33 pm #

        Your friend must work in the HSHS Catholic hospitals in the Chippewa Valley. They claim that the hospitals were closed because there is a glut, and I suspect that’s somewhat true; Eau Claire was doing just fine before the opening of a new Marshfield Clinic hospital in Eau Claire a few years ago.

        On the (very) bright side, the gap left by the pullout of HSHS and Prevea clinics is being filled by the Oakleaf consortium of independent northern Wisconsin clinics, which will possibly even reviving the closed St. Joseph’s and Sacred Heart hospitals.

        I work as a nurse near the Chippewa Valley, and my opinion is that the staffing devastation wrought by lockdowns and vax mandates is part of the problem, in addition to poor resource allocation decisions.

        Even if the hospitals stayed open, the valley is rife with travel nurses (many of whom really suck). And every aspect of health care delivery is understaffed and compensating poorly. Pharmacy service and communications stink, and there are revolving medication shortages. It takes forever to get seen, and at every step, the patient is frustrated by snarls of red tape, telephone trees, and some dim bulbs who man the phones for the physician groups.

    • Yirgach April 5, 2024 at 1:37 pm #

      I dunno about you, but I get my anesthetics from either the liquor store or the back end of my garden.

  12. Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:15 am #

    “But it’s all really right out there, and it’s all vectoring right at us. Just so you know.”

    Been waiting and waiting and waiting but it just doesn’t seem to come. JHK is right, it’s all building.

    Something has to bring about the catastrophe of the “4th turning.” Question is, is what will emerge after the 4th turning be better or worse than what exists now.

    I suppose that depends on whether you are a person of faith or not.

    God help us. The mess is beyond anyone’s ability to repair at this point. Only deity can save us now and I’m not sure deity wants to save us right now.

    • rainmaker April 5, 2024 at 10:45 am #

      What deity would that be? The middle eastern god of war and terror that has risen again?

      • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:51 am #

        Don’t know. Maybe that deity is just simply the laws of nature. We’ve violated those laws for so long that the correction is going to be horrific.

        • rainmaker April 5, 2024 at 10:59 am #

          One of the laws of nature we have violated is overpopulating the planet with humans. Maybe the Deagle Forecast will be validated. Palestine was a resource poor country, but with much charity and support from the rest of the world, managed to hugely increase it’s human population, both Arab and Jew. Now it appears that that country is not big enough for both.

          • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 11:07 am #

            The herd certainly needs to be culled, no doubt about that, but I think it should be a natural culling, not a culling at the behest of a few billionaire oligarchs who see themselves as little gods.

            I have long believed that humanity has been able to withstand the natural law known as “natural selection.” In nature, only the strong and intelligent animals survive. The weak and the stupid are eliminated and as such their genes are eliminated. Only the strong and intelligent animals survive to pass on their genetic material.

            Humans, it seems have found a way to preserve the weak, the stupid and the unhealthy. These groups then procreate and pass their failed genetics on to their posterity. Instead of the best and strongest of humanity reproducing we have the weakened, lesser genes being passed down. The result is a humanity where stupidity, weakness and frailty are endemic.

            How else can you explain a population that is doing what our population is doing to itself?

            Natural selection will one day reclaim its rightful position as the natural culler of the human species. It is coming. Our medical system has failed us. The days are coming when people will get infected from their tattooing process and die because there won’t be any more antibiotics to cure them.

          • mary.m April 5, 2024 at 11:14 am #

            Apparently you didn’t see the video of Jared Kushner discussing the beachfront real estate to be developed as soon as Gaza is completely razed & the Palestinians removed.

            Thar’s oil & gas along that coastline. What’s 2+ million lives vs billions more for the billionnaires?

          • Rowdypiglet April 5, 2024 at 11:15 am #

            @rainmaker, This is likely my only point of agreement with the WEF. There are too many of us. Someone always point out that we could stuff the population of the entire world into a city the size of Milwaukee or some such idiocy, but – even if this is true – who would want to live in such a city? Human beings require more from life than just having room to stand up in.

            I’ve speculated on this before, but nature has always dealt effectively with overpopulation; plague, drought, famine . . . she has many methods at her disposal. But it seems that we have now become just smart enough to render some of her methods inoperative. But consider the virus that has a kind of intelligence, causing even the most reclusive victim to want to mingle and socialize, thus spreading the virus. What if what we see around us, particularly the trans mania where it’s seen most clearly, is nature countering our increasing sophistication with more clever ways of getting rid of us.

          • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 11:41 am #

            Rowdy, There are too many people. Can’t go anywhere now without having to fight other people for space. I am an avid back packer and even in the deep back country I always encounter other human beings. National parks are overrun. Cities are turning into “megalopolises” where it can no longer be determined where one city ends and another begins. Even out here in Utah, driving on a dirt road in the middle of an assumed nowhere, there is inevitably always someone tailgating me.

            Honestly, I had hoped that covid would have culled more than it did.

            I think the culling is coming in the form of a demographic winter. Many countries are losing population because their people have become too addicted to social media that they no longer want to have sex and create posterity. Men aren’t interested in women. Women aren’t interested in men. Men want to be women and sterilize themselves. Women want to be men and have their womb’s removed.

            Humans are part of nature and humans are stupid, greedy and prideful. Nature is flexing her muscle in that humans are systematically destroying themselves.

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 1:57 pm #

            https://www.amren.com/podcasts/2024/03/catastrophic-birth-rates-in-east-asia/

            American Capitalism is a death cult. Even the “best” people are obsessed with making money and get too busy to have kids. Soft men and hard women. And the men who aren’t soft? Well they have to make more than the career women to be eligible. And be over six feet, etc. And those that meet all these criteria, aren’t interested in these hard, money grubbers and look for near virgins. Perhaps in Virginia? Have you looked there?

          • SpeedyBB April 6, 2024 at 5:22 am #

            Japan may be considered the “leader” in terms of a decline in sexual motivation, and a consequent death spiral in reproductive stats. The most important act for any Japanese – they learn this over and over when growing up – is to THINK. To be called “baka” is just about the worse possible insult, because it means you are being condemned as a loser in society. All your energy is supposed to go into the brain, not the libido.

            From the early 1960s, when I first arrived in Yokohama, I noted how Japanese, and East Asians in general, are less sex-obsessed than north Americans. Part of it was the diet: low in dairy products and meat. That has of course changed with the rise in prosperity but from the 1970s I was impressed with the fact that sexual activity & conquest were far down in priorities, particularly with the males. I knew many girls who had active sex lives, without it interfering in their career paths. Men were more concerned with status and asset acquisition.

            The rise of the DINK (Double Income – No Kids) in the west may parallel this. Marketers began to target gay couples, then extended this into straight DINKs: ocean cruises, expensive cars and houses, all the other wasteful expenditures.

            When children were inculcated with the conviction that their parents’ values were absurd, nonsensical and dangerous, from the 1960s, the impetus to have children declined.

            From the 1980s you could see a reaction to “offspring alienation” as the Boomers were hellbent on blowing whatever fortune they had amassed – and fuck the kids & grandkids. Why leave your assets to someone who has turned into a hostile stranger who snickers and ridicules what you believe in – and gets out of the house as quick as they can as young adults? Kids can be colossal disappointments.

          • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:02 pm #

            Yes, each generation must be a stranger to the previous. Culture is not passed – except the culture of no culture – nihilism. That is passed on now to the extent people have keeds.

            If the Japanese can retain their xenophobia, that itself will save them in time. That and nuclear weapons. The social stuff can be worked out if they get a good Fascist in there. Obviously Mishima could have saved them, but they didn’t listen.

          • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 5:44 pm #

            “Be over six feet”.

            what TALL men need to do:

            PHYSICAL:
            – get in shape — don’t be fat.
            – dress for your physique (and colour according to your skin undertones)
            – make effort to groom yourself

            PERSONALITY:
            – develop confidence by doing what you say you’ll do (congruent with inner self)
            – become interesting (don’t regurgitate your entire worldview – think for yourself)
            – learn about intersexual dynamics

            – become the type of man other men respect.

            What SHORT MEN need to do:

            – exactly the same thing.

            every other mammal in the animal kingdom fights to the DEATH for the chance to mate and you essentially have to not be obese, brush your teeth, and not be a creepy porn addict

            if you don’t want to do those things it’s completely fine and up to you

            twitter.com/milky_selena/status/1768695086131408922

          • Jarek April 7, 2024 at 1:26 pm #

            And women have to woman up. Give up their stupid careers when the right man comes along. Eat right. Lose weight. So many choose food over life. Have lots of kids to serve their nation and race.

            Happiness will be by the byproduct of such right living. Chased directly a la Eat, Pray, Love – its proves to be a chimaera.

      • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 11:54 am #

        You will find out.

      • R Montanari April 5, 2024 at 4:06 pm #

        rainmaker, your god is obviously found in your mirror.

  13. H2power April 5, 2024 at 10:16 am #

    Long time reader and first time commentator. I get a kick out of the posts and there are some truths interwoven with Q conspiracy beliefs. Trump is not going to win the election because he is a narcissistic crazy oaf. He is not good for himself nor anyone else. He will lose by a wide margin in a fair election. Joe Biden is a walking dead parrot of the blob. The blob is run by the 1% who own everything in our country now. They will continue to keep a 50/50 split of the country at each other’s throats because it suits their needs. It’s by design with useful lunatics and idiots at the ready to stir shit up and confuse the masses. The Ukraine war is a stalemate and will continue as such until the west runs out of money or Russian runs out of people. Don’t underestimate the ingenuity of the Ukraine ??. They just wiped out another 300 million of airplanes on the ground and will be flying hundreds of drones 3000km across Russia. They will wipe out 25% of Russian oil production. At 15% now. The Israel thing may go nuclear with the elimination of Damascus and Tehran as predicted thousands of years ago when the grape vines are budding. As for the USA. Anyone who is not practicing a trade or in the top 20% of intelligence will be on basic income by 2040, popping gummies and watching Netflix in a converted shipping container.

    • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:18 am #

      Welcome. You seem to be black pilled. I’m with you.

      • Nathan April 5, 2024 at 11:07 am #

        Involuntarily celibate?

      • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:00 pm #

        Beloved Marcion advising excising the Old Testament from Christianity. Jehovah is obviously a demiurge, not God and not good.

        • messianicdruid April 6, 2024 at 1:27 pm #

          Seems to imply that Abram was deceived @ the bush.

    • Uncle Abraham April 5, 2024 at 11:05 am #

      Fantasy derangement thoughts and wishes regarding Trump.

    • Uncle.Al April 5, 2024 at 11:13 am #

      Trump is the perfect Ugly American. We are all being screwed by Socialism – individual and nation – for that is its job. Russia a China are chancres. Who desires infection?

      Citizen greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of evolution. Greed for life, money, love, knowledge.. is the upward surge of mankind. Trump will save America and Planet Earth…but first…some pruning and weeding.

      • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:01 pm #

        What do you think of Israel’s AI Defense System, Lavender?

      • messianicdruid April 5, 2024 at 2:44 pm #

        Fear is worse than greed. But either motivation will pull you down.

    • mary.m April 5, 2024 at 11:15 am #

      Keep telling yourself that. To the last Ukrainian.

      • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:46 pm #

        Just like here, the worst enemy of the Ukrainian people is their own government.

    • Clarksonfarms April 5, 2024 at 11:17 am #

      I beg your pardon. Stating current leadership is a disaster (meh) while denigrating an actual successful President doesn’t jibe. Trump puts America first, coined fake news, and is the best (only) chance this country has of reclamation of true democracy. His ego carried him through the daily 95% negative press reigned on every Republican president since President Nixon (who, BTW was our most popular President). You may hate his narcissism, but I say any lessor man, would have caved long ago.
      Looking forward, who in their right mind would ever consider running for President after seeing what the leftist lawbreakers have done to Trump (and by extension), America?

      • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 11:43 am #

        Trump is a man. No doubt about that. He oozes toxic masculinity and I admire him for that.

        • Grace April 7, 2024 at 7:24 pm #

          …but he also displays incoherence in his thoughts and speech. I’m still waiting to hear what his actual policies would be if he somehow wins in November. All he does when he’s speaking at his interminable rallies is whine and bitch about how he ‘did nothing wrong!’ and slams the judges & prosecutors as ‘vicious thugs’. I read the other day some clever person suggested that what he’s doing with that is the equivalent of a batter hitting the umpire in the nuts with his bat and then saying ‘and your kid’s next!’. I doubt this is a winning strategy for him.

    • JackStraw April 5, 2024 at 11:23 am #

      That bong addiction has clearly deteriorated your brain function. You might want to go back to being a voyeur.

      • Ron Anselmo April 5, 2024 at 12:42 pm #

        Yes, could easily be Cheech Marin or Tommy Chong.

      • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:02 pm #

        The Irish have a song, Boyne Water. Why not change it to Bong Water, keeping the same tune but not lyrics?

    • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 12:14 pm #

      That would be a first. There hasn’t been a fair election in this country in my lifetime and there won’t ever be again.

    • malthuss April 5, 2024 at 1:49 pm #

      welcome to the mosh pit.

    • oldandtired April 6, 2024 at 10:18 pm #

      @ H2power:”Trump is not going to win the election because he is a narcissistic crazy oaf.” Yes the world is filled with successful businessmen of this stripe,
      .

  14. Land of the Banned April 5, 2024 at 10:20 am #

    Nice use of the word ‘vectoring’. The Pentagon eggheads are all really fond of that term these days. An alternative title for today’s post might have been “Vectoring into a Shitstorm,” although the past tense would probably be more accurate in that case. The shitstorm (and WWIII) are already all-encompassing. No formal declarations necessary or likely forthcoming.

    • MiTurn April 5, 2024 at 10:29 am #

      “No formal declarations necessary or likely forthcoming.”

      Russia, Russia, Russia….it’ll be Russia’s fault. At least that is what will be reported by our truth-seeking and objective news services.

      So what happens when savvy Americans don’t rally to the flag over war with Russia?

      Maybe all of those millions of illegals will volunteer for military service? Naw, just kidding! They’ll be rioting.

      • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:36 am #

        Those immigrants care nothing for this Country, why would they rally to go to war for it unless the USA pays them handsomely to be a mercenary army. Problem there is the USA is bankrupt and the rampant money counterfeiting by the Fed is catching up to them. I think you are right. When the bennies turn off those 50 – 60 million illegals are going to be pissed off. They’ll either go home or they’ll turn against the white people who, in their minds, were the ones that enticed them to come by offering all of the free benefits for them.

        • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 11:05 am #

          They get fast-tracked to citizenship if they serve in the military.

          It takes years and lots of money for legal immigrants to even be allowed to apply for citizenship.

          • Uncle.Al April 5, 2024 at 11:17 am #

            Sweet digs room and board, free medical and dental, a cell phone, $1000/month debit card….and the demanded right to vote for unlimited more.

            “It takes years and lots of money…” 5 minutes at the border. NEXT!

          • malthuss April 5, 2024 at 1:50 pm #

            no brits wanted a brit told me.

          • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 2:00 pm #

            Citizens of Western nations do have a harder time coming here.

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:05 pm #

            They don’t want us to be Western anymore, right? Strong scenario: They want to end our genotype as per the Kalergi Plan. What better way not than to weaken and destroy our nations and cultures?

        • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 11:25 am #

          And that’s another reason why our elected representatives are frothing at the mouth trying everything to get rid of the 2nd amendment beforehand. Well, at least for the citizens. I understand it applies to non-citizens as well, now.

          • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 11:26 am #

            From what I’ve seen over the last three years, the citizens are just fine with living under a double standard for practically everything.

        • Grace April 7, 2024 at 7:29 pm #

          “Those immigrants care nothing for this Country” – Cankerpuss.

          Really? If you seriously believe that, then you have probably never met an immigrant – a legal HB1 immigrant (like Melania Knauss) or an illegal ‘wetback’. They want to come to the USA because it is free – relative to where they’re escaping from. They generally work hard and keep their noses clean. They’re not ‘poisoning the blood of the country’ either, just so you know.

      • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:47 am #

        They’ll institute a draft. They’ve been discussing a draft for awhile, now, but the hoi polloi don’t know about it, yet.

        • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:56 am #

          They may try, Tuco, but I believe it will fail. So many people are now distrusting and angry towards their government that a draft would only serve to enrage the population even further. We aren’t the same nation we were in the 1960s and 1970s where forced military service was a “duty.” Today many people watch these never ending illegal wars the blob is forcing and want no part of it.

          • MiTurn April 5, 2024 at 11:16 am #

            Canker,

            I’ve posted this before, but a family friend is a captain in the US Army. He said that the ranks are completely disheartened by all of the woke foolishness foisted on them and that most want out. It is no wonder that recruitment is a problem with the armed forces.

          • Not_GeorgeT April 5, 2024 at 11:16 am #

            I have fairly regular contact with GenZ people, particularly the young men in this generation who are now becoming young adults.

            They aren’t buying into ‘the draft’ idea. Defend where they live, yes. Get sent to a foreign land to die, that’s a big no.

          • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 11:21 am #

            Well, they may have to sweeten the pot somewhat, like increasing the life insurance payout, but rest assured, if they lined up for the vax, they’ll line up for the draft. They’ve been reared to obey, after all.

          • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 11:48 am #

            Not_George T, I have two military aged sons and they think exactly as you just stated. Both of them would pick up a gun and fight to protect the country from an invasion. But neither of them have any desire to join a military, get sent to a shit hole like Afghanistan, die or become maimed over there only to have the President pull out and negate all of their efforts.

            Who in their right mind would want to go to a shit hole like Ukraine and die, or lose a leg?

          • TruthSeeker1986 April 6, 2024 at 3:20 am #

            @Cankerpuss

            It would be even better if the Draft caused everyone to go after the dickheads that tried it. These POS bastards start wars, create problems but are too much of a cunt to fight the battles themselves. Instead they act like it’s our job and the job of the young to go and get killed so they can sit around and enrich themselves further. These people need a hardcore all out beat down by the masses.

        • Grace April 7, 2024 at 7:30 pm #

          ‘the hoi polloi don’t know about it, yet.’ tuco22

          So, how do YOU know, tuco22?

  15. NickelthroweR April 5, 2024 at 10:33 am #

    My best friend growing up and former neighbor was rushed off to the hospital yesterday after suffering two seizures. An MRI revealed that he is stuffed full of blood clots. Kinda odd for someone his age.

    I can’t blame everything on the vax but a lot of people that I know who took it are now either dead, dealing with cancer, or chronically ill.

    In so far as the economy goes, people are more blind to what is going on then they are the vax. I ask people how long adding 1 trillion of debt every 100 days can go on and they just give me nothing in return but a blank stare. I ask them what will happen to all those government handouts when every single penny collected in taxes goes towards interest on the debt. More blank stares. When I suggest to people who have 401Ks that maybe they should take everything out while the $$ still has purchasing power, they look at me like I just kicked a puppy.

    I’m very well aware that pointing all of this out will soon be a crime and it might be better for me to do what I can to see my own family through the storm.

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    • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:42 am #

      On the flip side, Nickel, I have a brother in law who had non-hodgkins lymphoma and endured chemo treatments prior to covid. He has since been vaccinated and received all 12 boosters (or however many boosters they have pushed). He just had a cancer screening and was given a perfect bill of health. My wife was double vaxxed due to her employer, but did not receive any of the boosters. She too is in excellent health.

      I’m not saying I disagree with you. I believe the vax to be horrible and evil and I did not partake of it. But it seems to me that the vax affects each person differently.

      I wonder if the vaccine reacts to different stimuli. Let’s say someone is a heavy drinker of alcohol and the alcohol itself already dumbs down the immune system. Or the vaccine triggers more problems for people who are already on pharmaceutical concoctions.

      I don’t know. Thinking about the whole mess makes my eyes cross. What a nightmare we are living through.

      • NickelthroweR April 5, 2024 at 10:51 am #

        It all depends on which batch was given. Didn’t you notice that they took great care in noting which batch went to a particular person? It was one giant experiment.

        • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 10:52 am #

          I did not notice.

        • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 11:16 am #

          Yes, I read about this awhile back. Only something like 15% of every batch was “live.” The rest was placebo.

        • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:09 pm #

          These idiots are geniuses. Make haste slowly as the Romans used to say. Deaths are way up and births are way down. Their plan is working.

          One of their published Plans had them admitting to mistakes and paying victims. But the Plan will continue in any case.

          Not everyone gets sick from a vaccine after all…..

          • C.O.Jones April 6, 2024 at 12:23 pm #

            If you went to a pharmacy and asked for a “vaccine” they took your name and asked you to have a seat. They then ran your name thru an application connected to a database and depending on what the data said about you, you were given one of 4 categories of shot.

            I would like to know what criteria were used in the database to determine which category of shot.

          • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:04 pm #

            Does HAL love Lavender?

      • JC Penny April 5, 2024 at 11:07 am #

        The way I look at the vax is this: The human immune system is Artificial Intelligence, that is, it starts with a few pieces of code from mom and dad and then continually “learns” more code as you age.

        The mRNA “vaccination” concept is like inserting a patch without doing beta testing – partly due to the uniqueness of the individual and mostly due to the hubris of big Pharma.

        It might not be bad. It might cause a system crash. It mostly depends upon what the individual’s code looks like when introduced.

        jcp

        • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:10 pm #

          The Vax was designed to kill. That’s its purpose. They fire blanks to confuse people is all.

          • mary.m April 6, 2024 at 11:00 am #

            This.

            The blanks were to keep the immediate & short term deaths low, so as to not scare off the herd.

            Each subsequent booster jab would clear out some who got blanks the previous rounds.

            And so on.

            That plus sterilizing jabs for a slow de-population with plausible deniability, plus to not overwhelm the mortuaries or pull rug out from under critical services. The globalists still need plumbers too.

          • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:06 pm #

            The flower opens too slowly for the human eye to see, but open it does. Our minds are little better. You can’t fool all of the people all of the time and you don’t have to. Democracy is their best friend.

    • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:50 am #

      A few years ago I was visiting a friend in another city, and as we were having our smoke break outside in the morning we struck up a conversation with another guest who was leaving, and I brought up the point of not enough money going into the social security system or any government-run system to sustain the demands on it, and her response was to simply tax people more. And that’s their answer. Just tax people more. That’s the mentality you’re dealing with.

      • ezinmn April 5, 2024 at 3:36 pm #

        My guess is that the economy will reach a point where the only solution is to fold the existing monetary system into a digitalized one, where we’ll trade dollar-denominated assets into digital “chits”. Those with excess chits will be able to carry on much like they always have, with restrictions levied for bad behavior. Those needing chits to live, will receive a weekly/monthly allocation based on a calculated need, sufficient to allow for modest food, energy, and other basics. Travel and other non-essentials would be drastically curtailed or eliminated. Some would suggest that we are well on our way down this path.

    • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 11:06 am #

      Most people don’t understand who we owe the money to, or how and why.

    • MiTurn April 5, 2024 at 11:18 am #

      “I can’t blame everything on the vax…”

      Nickel,

      I only know of two of my siblings that took the vax, and both now have heart problems.

      What a coincidence!

      I hope your friend is okay.

      • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 11:29 am #

        I hope the friend gets better too.

    • Rowdypiglet April 5, 2024 at 11:23 am #

      @Nickel, If they haven’t yet thought about those aspects of the economy that you’ve pointed out, they’re not about to now. If nothing else, it’s too frightening and would make them feel helpless. They’ll maintain their state of innocence right up to the moment where reality confronts them directly, in terms they can’t ignore or deny.

      • NickelthroweR April 5, 2024 at 1:55 pm #

        Greetings,

        I know you are correct but it isn’t like I approach the topic like a raving maniac. I put forth my argument in a logical manner while doing my best to compare what is happening to something the listener can understand such as household finances. Most people understand that if the interest on their debt was more than their paycheck then it wouldn’t make sense to continue to try to service that debt. Most people understand that a household that is deeply in debt shouldn’t take on more debt. Most people understand that a married couple paying for their 3 children to attend college wouldn’t be able to support those children anymore if they lost their income and their assets went to zero. It really isn’t that hard.

        That is why I believe you to be correct. They are frightened and feel helpless and would rather pretend that none of this is happening. It is probably how people on death row cope.

        As for myself, I picked up another 10 ounces of silver today. I know it isn’t much but a few ounces here and a few ounces there adds up over time.

    • malthuss April 5, 2024 at 1:54 pm #

      Nickel, I was reading comments on a utube.
      One person claimed to be an embalmer.
      Others also had stories.
      I wont go into the grizzly details. death by vax etc.

    • Grace April 7, 2024 at 7:36 pm #

      ‘I’m very well aware that pointing all of this out will soon be a crime…’ Nickelthrower

      Really? More imagined authoritarian fever nightmares for you? If anything, it’s my view that a Trump administration is way more likely to suppress any discourse that doesn’t basically sing ‘hail to our Great Leader’ and that would be way worse than the current freedom you enjoy.

  16. stelmosfire April 5, 2024 at 10:40 am #

    “a war, a financial train wreck, and a global public health disaster all at once.” add in a record hurricane forecast for this season and now an earthquake in Q’s neighborhood down in NJ. I felt it here a couple hundred miles away. Oh, an eclipse also. Well the white and red horses are here. black can’t be far behind. Then watch out, the pale rider is on the way.

    • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:52 am #

      Judgment sucks, what can I say. And that’s why God does all He can to prevent us from experiencing it.

    • Q. Shtik April 5, 2024 at 3:51 pm #

      and now an earthquake in Q’s neighborhood down in NJ. – stelmo

      ===========

      The spouse and I were sitting at the kitchen table at 10:20 am when all of a sudden our house shook like never before in the 40+ years we have lived here. I uttered with great alarm What. The. HELL! Was. That??

      I wondered if it could have been a huge truck rumbling past on River Rd or maybe a train crash on the nearby north-south Amtrak train track. It wasn’t until a couple of hours later I saw on the internet that it was indeed an earthquake reported as 4.7 or 4.8 on the Richter scale.

      Now I am wondering if a small quake like this one ever precedes a monster quake. That could set us up perfectly for a huge quake on Monday, the day of the eclipse when many here believe something extraordinary is going to happen.

      I am of the opinion that something remarkable WILL happen on Monday but it will be unrelated to either the eclipse or the mild earthquake. Something remarkable will happen on Monday because something remarkable happens somewhere every day. In other words something remarkable to some but not to others.

  17. Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 10:50 am #

    I’ve just been old there was an earthquake in these parts, but somehow I did not notice it.

    This is in norther NY.

    • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 10:51 am #

      “Northern”.

      • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:52 am #

        Increasing earthquakes “in diverse places” is another manifestation of the judgment.

        • Grace April 7, 2024 at 7:38 pm #

          More religious nutjobbery, tuco22? Are you taking your daily talking points memo from MTG these days?

  18. GreenAlba April 5, 2024 at 10:52 am #

    Isn’t against NATO rules for a country to join when it’s actively engaged in a war? It’s like taking out insurance after you’ve been burgled and claiming for the burglary.

    • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:53 am #

      Maybe, but who’s gonna call them on it? The world doesn’t follow its rules anymore.

      • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 11:33 am #

        Rules are for silly Christian Anglos. The rest of the world goes by the laws of the jungle and knows only power.

        • messianicdruid April 5, 2024 at 3:09 pm #

          The bloodthirsty shall diminish.

    • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 11:22 am #

      That’s a good question and I thought so too.

      In trying to do a quick search for NATO rules, I came across this, which suggests to me that the old rulebook went out the window without our noticing:

      “New members must uphold democracy, which includes tolerating diversity.”

      That’s from the Department of Defense.

      • rainmaker April 5, 2024 at 11:51 am #

        “Merica doesn’t have democracy, but we sure have diversity.

      • Heartlander April 5, 2024 at 11:51 am #

        If memory serves, one of the first things that happened after the Maidan coup orchestrated in 2014 by the CIA and Obama State Dept. was that Ukraine was quickly blanketed with LGBTQ messaging everywhere.

        These people are OBSESSED. (And possibly possessed.)

        • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 12:01 pm #

          “was quickly blanketed with LGBTQ messaging”

          Yes. That and porn of all kinds. Political control through sexual liberation.

        • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 12:12 pm #

          Speaking of LGBTQ, I spent WAY too much time perusing that Brigette Macron is a man research last night.

          I didn’t read the entire thing, I started scanning through it toward the end.

          How unfair to compare Brigette’s butt to Melania Trump’s.

          I had noticed before I head the man rumors, that the story of how they met, and the torrid romance between a schoolboy and an older woman seemed to change frequently, and also it didn’t make sense that if they were so hot for each other, they didn’t get together until years later.

          All that could also be explained by the rumor that she is his beard.

          His being on the down-low also explains the razzing he’s been getting over his recent meeting with Brazil’s president:

          France’s Macron embraces Brazil’s Lula — and the memes poking fun at their ‘wedding’

          If social media is to be believed, French President Emmanuel Macron’s just-ended trip to Brazil left him swooning

          ByDAVID BILLER Associated Press
          March 28, 2024, 9:22 PM

          “RIO DE JANEIRO — If social media is to be believed, French President Emmanuel Macron’s trip to Brazil that ended Thursday left him swooning.

          Pictures showed him and his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, ambling through the Amazon and posing beneath the soaring canopy in white button-down shirts. Then there they were again, standing close and clasping hands on a boat as Macron looked adoringly at Lula, both leaders’ faces lit by a gentle sun.

          There were hugs and handshakes aplenty; smiles and selfies, too. Lula on Thursday bestowed the highest honor for a non-citizen on Macron, draping a medal around his neck.

          Brazilian social media gobbled up the bonhomie with gusto, and users posted photos of the duo that many said looked more like a wedding album than a state visit.”

          Then there’s the fact that he can’t keep his hands of Ukraine’s president either.

          • Paula D April 5, 2024 at 12:50 pm #

            I spent too much time on that, also, Beryl. But it did seem convincing.

          • Socrates-Detroit April 5, 2024 at 1:09 pm #

            Whether Brigitte is male or female, doesn’t anyone else find it WEIRD that Macron is married to a woman 24 years his senior?

            Isn’t it disturbing that Brigitte was a married 40-year old drama teacher at a Catholic private school, Lycee de la Providence, where petit Emmanuel was a 15-year old student? Brigitte’s daughter was classmate of Macron’s.

          • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 2:05 pm #

            S-D, we are talking FRANCE here.

            It isn’t weird for France.

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:16 pm #

            You’re entitled to do so. You’ve been betrayed by Bobby Jr, and you’re hurting. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.

        • BackRowHeckler April 5, 2024 at 12:22 pm #

          Well, if you view pics of the US Embassy in Kiev in 2022, you will see a huge banner of George Floyd draped over one side of the building; around the corner, a massive Pride Flag. If there was a flag for the Climate Change movement, they would have hung that up too, thus covering their 3 obsessions: queers, blacks, and the weather.

          • PeteAtomic April 5, 2024 at 3:04 pm #

            The Zelensky regime mimics the collective West. That’s why they do this.

            In the end, Ukraine will be used & thrown away, once again. It’s all a cynical play. The Germans did a similar thing during the Great Patriotic War.

            It’s all about an attempt to hurt Russia, not make Ukraine any healthier, obviously.

          • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 10:31 pm #

            0.4% of the Ukrainian population is Jewish, yet the “president” is a Jew. Imagine an old white Quaker with a big wideawake hat as the prime minister of Japan. Its about that likely.

      • Socrates-Detroit April 5, 2024 at 12:17 pm #

        If any of you are bored, here’s a good time-waster for you all:

        Go on-line and find a picture of NATO headquarters.

        You all know (or should) that the US Department of Defense, the US military headquarters is called the Pentagon.

        Because view from an aircraft, it looks like a… pentagon.

        What does NATO’s headquarters look like from an airplane?

        Let me give you hint: What are, were, the initials for the elite Na-zi guard?

        That’s NATO’s headquarters!

        UNBELIEVABLE! Of all the shape for a modern building, how did they arrive with that? With SS?

        I saw it on an alternative news site the other day–and I had to independently google it on-line. And there it is!

        Just another sign that we are, at least our government is, on the wrong side of many things….

        • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:20 pm #

          You think they’re Nazis? They destroyed the Nazis. But yes, a few nimble financiers made the jump, like Prince Bernard of The Netherlands. But always we put first things first, main causes and effects before minor ones. Their defeat and destruction of the Nazis is the main thing, not a few individuals.

          Satanists do love humor and giving offense. Maybe that explains it. Maybe it has a private meaning too?

        • Grace April 7, 2024 at 7:45 pm #

          That’s quite a stretch there, Socrates-Detroit…

    • Paula D April 5, 2024 at 12:49 pm #

      In the rules-based order, the US makes the rules and everyone else follows them, or else.

      It’s as simple as that.

      The US has already told France that they will not go to war against Russia if Russia kills some more Frenchmen in Ukraine.
      Doh!
      So the French foreign minister called Shoigu and asked him what Russia would do if France sent troops to Ukraine, but totally promised not to go to the frontlines.
      Shoigu told him to pound sand. Doh!

      Meanwhile, in the annals of pure unadulterated psychopathic gall, Biden called Xi and asked him to get Russia to quit attacking the Kiev regime forces. As if Xi doesn’t know that the US has plans to attack China as soon as they are done with Russia.

      WTF? How can our “leaders” be so clueless? You would think that pure evil psychopaths would still be able to see that some demands are not going to fly.

      It’s like a couple of months ago when the US, after hassling China in the South China Sea for years, under the rubric of “protecting sea lanes”, (that China uses to export its goods), asked China to protect the sea lanes in the Red Sea, after Yemen started attacking Israeli-bound ships.
      Did they really, honestly think that China would say “Sure, OK. We’ll be happy to ‘protect shipping lanes’ in the Red Sea, so that you can carry on protecting our shipping lanes in the China Sea”?

      They are deranged.

      But war is the time honored way to get out of financial stress, so those two quandaries are not unrelated.
      If the “pandemic” didn’t work to push through the Great Reset, surely WW3 will.

      You are dealing with people who truly believe that adding up NATO’s GDPs and comparing them with Russia’s, “proves” that NATO can beat Russia in war.

      Never mind that Russia actually produces weapons and ammo, and the US produces cancer treatment and credit derivative swaps, we can totally kick their ass!
      The think tanks all agree.

      • Ron Anselmo April 7, 2024 at 1:53 am #

        “You are dealing with people who truly believe that adding up NATO’s GDPs and comparing them with Russia’s, “proves” that NATO can beat Russia in war.

        Never mind that Russia actually produces weapons and ammo, and the US produces cancer treatment and credit derivative swaps, we can totally kick their ass! The think tanks all agree.” ~ Paula D

        Exactly Paula – it’s the old, “Ours is bigger than yours!”, without realizing NATO’s (read US) need for duct tape and popsicle sticks.

  19. Miss Demeanor April 5, 2024 at 10:53 am #

    From JM Greer:
    “I’ve recently had another such verbal seed crystal drop into my mind. This one wasn’t anything like as worldshaking as the concept of decline has turned out to be, and it also had a curious feature; I grasped the concept in an instant but I had to invent a word for it. The word I came up with is “lenocracy.” The first part of that word comes from leno, the Latin term for a pimp. Yes, what the word means is a government of pimps.

    Let’s unpack that phrase a little bit. If, as the saying goes, prostitution is the world’s oldest profession, then pimping must be up there in the oldest half dozen or so. What makes a pimp economically interesting is that he adds no value to the exchanges from which he profits. He doesn’t produce any goods or services himself. His role is wholly parasitic. He inserts himself into the transaction between the sex worker who provides the service and the customer who wants it, and takes a cut of the price in exchange for allowing the transaction to happen.

    This kind of parasitic interaction is far from unusual in economics, but it’s not always as common as it is now. There are societies and eras in which most economic activity is mediated by pimps of various kinds, and other societies and other eras in which such arrangements are relatively rare (and often harshly penalized). Right now, in the modern industrial world, we live in an economy where nearly all exchanges are subject not just to the exactions of a single pimp but to whole regiments of pimps, each of whom has to be paid in order for the exchange to take place. Furthermore, this orgy of pimping is sponsored, controlled, and mandated by government at all levels and by the holders of political and economic power more generally. Thus, lenocracy”

    • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:55 am #

      Yes, the devil’s economy, I think it’s been called. That’s all going to be destroyed in the tribulation period. Everything will be.

      • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 10:57 am #

        The tribulation period will last 3-1/2 years, the length of Christ’s ministry on earth. There won’t be time to recover from one disaster to another. There will be ten “plagues” like there were in ancient Egypt, except the effects this time will be world-wide.

        • mrjlc38 April 5, 2024 at 11:21 am #

          It’s seven years, split into two parts of 3.5, as well there is absolutely no way to establish a start point, so the timeline only matters in retrospect. You cannot act out cataclysm, almost all of this is saber rattling to no end. The only…and I mean ONLY sign you can trust and say , ok, we are possibly moments away …is when the AC sets himself up as God in the temple and calls down fire from heaven….right then, buckle up…..but until then, men cannot force prophecy. Everything else including scale, other than what I just shared, has and will continue to happen worldwide long after I’m dead. The crusades, ww1,2,3, countless regime change, complete wipeout of the Aztec, Incas….we never stopped suffering. The date seems to have little to do with us

      • Cankerpuss April 5, 2024 at 11:00 am #

        Tuco, it’s being destroyed now. We are already in the tribulation period, albeit the very beginnings. The system itself is collapsing upon itself.

        • tuco22 April 5, 2024 at 11:13 am #

          The first horse is war. But the rider appears to be a benevolent ruler (by peace shall he conquer many), wearing a crown but having a bow with no arrows. Out of this I believe comes the 7-year peace agreement the AC forges with Israel and the rest of the world.

          • messianicdruid April 5, 2024 at 3:23 pm #

            Appolo served up the jabb [ first seal has been broken ]

            youtube.com/watch?v=OhWOUBf3YF0&t=3389s

      • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 11:14 am #

        That sounds similar to “rent seeking”, which is a term we don’t hear anymore.

        Probably because it was too confusing to understand, as when most people hear rent, they think of, you know, rent.

        This was one of my main objections about Obamacare, back when I didn’t know too much about what it was.

        I knew you didn’t make anything more affordable by adding a cut for all kinds of people not providing direct service to the patient.

        We pay people we can’t even see when we go to the hospital.

        • rainmaker April 5, 2024 at 11:54 am #

          Boo – the medical cartel is a make work program for people who would probably be on the welfare rolls. Shaniqua ‘n shit.

    • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:23 pm #

      The Pimp provides protection and context or setting. He does much!

      The female lions are afraid of hyenas. The male lions are not and kill them.

      Women simply are unable to appreciate men. As Cher said, What are men good for? Rapturous and thundering applause.

    • Paula D April 5, 2024 at 4:26 pm #

      Terrorist lover, John McCain, got busted in the 80s for taking money from the corrupt S&Ls that were turned loose by destroying the FDR era bank regulations, and letting the scum rise to the top.

      For a while, he got religion, and supported campaign finance reform.

      He said, and I paraphrase/mangle, that the US election system is an elaborate money laundering scam in which the two parties compete to see who will be in position to sell off the country.

      Yep, I agree.

      • Paula D April 5, 2024 at 4:29 pm #

        It seems that the big money is used for lobbying now, not donating to campaigns.

        Back in the 70s, there were only 100 registered lobbyists in DC. Now there are multiple lobbyists for each Congress criminal.

        They splash around some serious money. Well, it seems serious to us plebes, and apparently, to the Congress critters, but the returns are fabulous.

        There is no other investment that will bring returns like buying a Congress member.

        And actually, if you look at the numbers, you will be shocked at how cheaply those assholes are bought.

    • SpeedyBB April 6, 2024 at 7:28 am #

      Jay Leno. “Jay the pimp”? Not out of the question.

  20. mary.m April 5, 2024 at 11:06 am #

    Just yesterday, Intel Slava Z posted that reports from Israel say that their GPS has gone wonky.

    Residents mid Tel Aviv reports that GPS now puts them in Beirut.

    This has been going on for several days…

    April fools? WW3 is on; EW wins.

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    • malthuss April 5, 2024 at 1:58 pm #

      word is they did it to themselves due to gazan drones.

      • mary.m April 5, 2024 at 4:17 pm #

        Then they better not fire at Lenanon.

    • Amman April 5, 2024 at 3:18 pm #

      Wonder what’s GPS for hell.

  21. mrjlc38 April 5, 2024 at 11:10 am #

    There has been an issue of scale, since the reports of all this… started in 2020 for me via Mike Adams. Everything you have read here is frankly old news and has sold millions and millions of food buckets, “prep”, and weapons to alot of people. Myself included. It was a huge loss financially and I have now witnessed the turning or re flipping the same shit. It never arrives, like everything else, it’s managed and mitigated by men you cannot know. They play by different rules. What I was taught and what I’m compelled to teach my kids doesn’t matter in that world. The problem isnt the “problems”….it’s that it never actually arrives or frankly even has teeth at all. The world engine is a kicked can, it’s what it is …it can be kicked eternally….that’s why Jesus doesn’t actually have to return, just stay out in front so the hope is engaged for a crisis they don’t have to produce, just vector it at you.

    Either fight, ….all of you ….or stfu, all the gods included

  22. socialisthater April 5, 2024 at 11:15 am #

    The real war is between capitalism and socialism. Right now, the Socialists are winning, in the U.S. and abroad. The war in Ukraine is essentially a Socialist feud between the former Communist Socialists in Russia (though Russia has essentially veered away from its Soviet Communist ideology) and Fascist Socialist Ukraine, supported by the Fascist Socialist WEF, much of Fascist Socialist Western Europe, and the neocon mostly Democrat Fascist Socialist Obama/Hillary cabal running the U.S. via puppet Biden.

    The strength of the Fascist Socialists is that they have co-opted anti-capitalist corporatists into their fold–as long as the corporatists pledge their total allegiance to the regime in exchange for government goodies and favorable treatment–just as Hitler did in Nazi Germany. The Socialist corporatists and the governing Fascist Socialists can pretend to be capitalists, but actually aren’t capitalistic at all. Meanwhile, actual capitalists are shut out of any political power at every turn. That has been Biden’s Job 1 since 2021 (as it was for Obama before him).

    If, indeed, if all of this winds up starting World War III, the Fascist Socialist Democrats will use it as an excuse to initiate Martial Law and suspend habeas corpus in the U.S., not to defend America in a war, but as an excuse to imprison and exterminate free-market capitalist conservatives and expropriate their wealth, just as Hitler did against the Jews.

    In the end, that is what Socialists always do. Capitalists create wealth and prosperity. Socialists just use government to steal wealth and give it to themselves and their cronies, destroying wealth and prosperity in the process.

    A truly just and Godly war would be the one where the Socialists are eliminated from the face of Earth forever, leaving free people to live their lives without fear of oppression by a dictatorial government.

    • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:26 pm #

      So why did the Uber/Proto Capitalists, the International Bankers, fund Communism?

      It’s one System, heads and tails. Their real enemy is Nationalism, also called Fascism and of course National Socialism.

      Russia is Fascist and China is National Socialist.

    • TPTB-USA April 7, 2024 at 2:10 am #

      socialisthater, is it your view that Obama, Hillary, Biden, Bernie, and Warren are on the same team?

      I assume that Soros has facilitated their agenda, do you believe that he on their team as well?

      Is the 2030 Agenda their goal?

      Do you think they see Xi being on their team as well?

  23. Mister Roboto April 5, 2024 at 11:20 am #

    Five years ago, I would have dismissed talk of demonic obsession/ possession as something for superstitious mediaeval peasants. Now I’m really starting to wonder if the leaders of the West might actually be controlled by demonic entities who hate the human race with a literal burning passion.

    • JackStraw April 5, 2024 at 11:26 am #

      I am 100% in the same line of thinking. The left has been overtaken by evil and is trying to destroy everything. It really will come down to a war between good vs. evil.

      • OG April 5, 2024 at 11:38 am #

        Truly.

        • Heartlander April 5, 2024 at 11:59 am #

          Yep. Many, many formerly secular/agnostic people have woken up in the last 4 years to the fact that “supernatural forces of evil” or “an evil.entity we can’t see” is real, and is active in the world. Honest scientists such as Mike Yeadon and Bret Weinstein have public recognized that no purely materialistic explanation suffices.

          Of course, once you recognize that the devil exists, it’s a short step to recognizing that supernatural GOOD is also real, and truly exists. Mike Yeadon in particular talks movingly about this. Bit I have watched the spiritual

          • Heartlander April 5, 2024 at 12:01 pm #

            (Continued)
            But I have watched the spiritual journey of many formerly secular people in the ranks of the “Covid dissident” heroes.

          • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 12:03 pm #

            Satan is real, working in spirit
            You can see him and hear him in this world every day
            Satan is real, working with power
            He can tempt you and lead you astray

          • Heartlander April 5, 2024 at 12:05 pm #

            God did not cause the Covid horrors. Bad people did. But God is USING the horror to draw people to Himself. No matter what evil humans dream up and do to their fellow man, God the All-Powerful and All-Loving can turn it and work out some good from it. Call it the divine alchemy.

          • OG April 5, 2024 at 12:06 pm #

            God wins.

          • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 1:56 pm #

            OG God wins. Always.

            Think about socialism vs. real capitalism, not crony capitalism.

            Socialism is totally man-made, created as a desire for power by the elite. It is therefore evil in nature as its source is human.

            Real capitalism is individually based, the result of groups of people and market based, not the power of a small group.

            Crony capitalism is as bad as socialism, it is just a shift of power away from people to small groups.

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:31 pm #

            Groups of people, lol. Proto-Corporations! Good John, you’re learning. People don’t get super rich all by themselves. Very, very few in any case, and mostly at an earlier stage of Capitalism.

            The STATE must always be watching the money grubbers, its sword visible and sharp, ready to cut the heads of these hydras.

            Capitalists have to be afraid of the warrior caste. Somehow, under Putin, the warrior caste gained ascendency. Thus the current greatness of Fascist Russia.

            Given their diversity, especially the numerous Muslims, Russia is not destined for a long life.

          • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:32 pm #

            Have the Satanists achieved the Singularity, the coming together of machine and consciousness, albeit in an unexpected way, namely Satan and AI?

            Is Lavender controlled by the Dark Spirit?

          • Grace April 7, 2024 at 7:54 pm #

            JohnAZ – so, ‘capitalism’ (however you, personally, define it, which is not that clear here) is instituted by God? By Yahweh? Or by Apollo, perhaps? Pick your God.

      • TruthSeeker1986 April 5, 2024 at 1:51 pm #

        Then why is the “Right” acting like dipshits and not trying to stop them from destroying everyone? The right can’t be all that much better than the left, they obviously stand around stupid as hell and watch the left fuck up everything.

        • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:34 pm #

          They just want to make money off the collapse. Or go back twenty years and keep making money – even though the System is obviously fatally flawed.

          There’s no going back. They’re fools to think that way, as well as being spiritual pygmies for even wanting to do so.

        • Paula D April 5, 2024 at 4:33 pm #

          We have a system in which the scum rises to the top.

          You can call it evil, or you can call it greed, but the fact is that psychopaths flourish in this system.

          As one of the Koch brothers said, when asked why he was ripping off destitute Natives on a reservation, when he was already rich beyond imagination,
          “I want it all.”

          • KappaJoe April 5, 2024 at 7:42 pm #

            Psychopath = mentally ill.

            To paraphrase Ayn Rand:

            When society protects the mentally ill, the perverts, and the grifters from you rather than protecting you from the mentally ill, the perverts, and the grifters, know that your society is doomed.

  24. Rowdypiglet April 5, 2024 at 11:37 am #

    I can’t help wondering if perhaps Blinken and Co. realize Putin, whatever else you may think of him, isn’t insane and doesn’t want to respond like someone who is. Russia’s responses to provocation, ongoing in the Donbas for years, has been restrained – like the single adult trying to control a roomful of shrieking toddlers. He could shut them all up in a heartbeat, but he doesn’t want to do what it would take. Once the kids catch on that Dad is reluctant to actually beat the crap out of them, they double down on their misbehavior. That’s how it looks from where I sit.

    • Heartlander April 5, 2024 at 12:14 pm #

      @Rowdypiglet

      I couldn’t agree more. I have long felt that Putin is the only adult in the room. I also think that at his core, he is a man of peace. His own people groused for eight years about why the hell wouldn’t he protect the people under attack in the Donbass. When the Nazis’ massive offensive against the Donbass of February 16-17, 2022 finally forced Putin’s hand — and the Russian parliament voted overwhelmingly to recognize the independence of Donetsk and Lugansk (which they had declared eight years earlier!) — and Putin FINALLY gave the order to invade, the reaction of millions of Russians was “Finally!! It’s about fricking time!!”

      God bless and protect and guide that man. And I pray that he saves his soul. The leader of any country, but especially Russia, is not a morally pure and uncompromised person. In this fallen, sinful world, nations are defended only by violence, and someone has to give those orders.

    • Paula D April 5, 2024 at 4:42 pm #

      Agree, Rowdy.
      Back in 2014 my father was dying. At the time, social media wasn’t censored, and I was reading every day about the atrocities the Kiev regime was committing in the Donbass, AND the provocations the Obama regime was committing against Russia beyond that.

      I was sure that we were going to get into WW3 back then. I wanted to tell my dad, “Hang on, Dad, and we’ll all go together”.

      But somehow, Putin managed to keep his calm and suck up the atrocities, in order to save the rest of us.
      Did we deserve it? That’s another question, but I’m happy that he did.

      Then when Trump was elected we got another reprieve. Whatever people think of Trump, he is completely against nuclear war.
      I heard him talk about his uncle, a nuclear physicist, who scared the shit out of him when he was a kid, telling him about the horrors of nuclear war.

      Then he was in a debate, and they asked him about the nuclear triad, and instead of listing it off, like some demented schoolchild who memorized a list, he talked about the horrors of nuclear war, and why it must be avoided,

      I was impressed, but the Blob went nuts. They trashed him for not being able to recited 3 things on demand, and they told us that Hillary would certainly be capable of such a task.
      OK, having the entire Mighty Wurlitzer cranked up to attack him for that did NOT have the effect of having me turn away from Trump towards batshit crazy nuke lady.
      Go figure.

      Anyway, then they put Biden in, and the atrocities cranked up again, and now here we are.

      LIke you said, the Russian population is fed up with the constant hate and provocations directed against them.

      Will Putin be able to hold off nuclear war this time?

      It looks doubtful to me. Our ruling overlords clearly want it.

      • Paula D April 5, 2024 at 4:44 pm #

        Oh, I guess Heartlander is the one who said that the Russians are sick of the atrocities.

        Well, I agree with you both.

  25. Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 11:45 am #

    It’s almost six months now and we haven’t been hearing much about how the attacks of October 7 were even allowed to happen, let alone how it went on for so long, in a country that size.

    I recently came across an article that I had missed back in October 2023, it’s at the Rest In the Vine blog and is titled Netanyahu vs. The Alien and Sedition Act.

    I had seen some of the things mentioned in the article before and didn’t connect them to the attacks later.

    For instance, the protests over either the courts in Israel or Netanyahu’s power grab over them, depending on which source you were reading.

    It didn’t mean anything to me so I didn’t pay that much attention.

    I had seen the tweet by Netanyahu claiming that the intelligence community gave him bad information, but when it was taken down I assumed it was fake.

    Anyway the author brings Obama and Valerie Jarrett into it and I think it’s worth reading even if you don’t buy the whole thing. It adds dimension.

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  26. BackRowHeckler April 5, 2024 at 12:12 pm #

    Don’t downplay NATO forces. I’ve been watching a Swedish battalion on parade in Stockholm. Because of Sweden’s proximity to Russia’s northern flank one presumes that these will be NATO shock troops, the tip of the spear in the assaults around Leningrad (St. Petersburg). Perhaps they’ll lay siege like the German 11th Army did in 1941. This was a female unit, every soldier a long legged blond with curls spilling out from underneath their peaked caps and attired in tight fitting, stylish, sky blue uniforms. Sweden’s armed forces have long ago been ‘feminized.’; this is the result. Those tough Russian soldiers from the Siberian wastelands & Mongolian steppe have never confronted an army like this before, They won’t know what hit them.

    • Heartlander April 5, 2024 at 12:18 pm #

      Have you seen RUSSIAN female troops? I’ve only seen videos of them marching in Red Square on big holidays, but WOWZA. They’ll hold their own against those Swedes just fine.

      • BackRowHeckler April 5, 2024 at 12:28 pm #

        You got me there Heartlander. They are pretty sweet. But for bivouac and weekend ‘maneuvers’ I think I’ll stick with my Swedes.

      • Grace April 7, 2024 at 7:57 pm #

        You make it sound like a beauty pageant…casual sexism. This is what we have to condemn.

    • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:43 pm #

      Yeah, but they’ll know what to do with them once they recover their senses. Was it back in the 50’s when guys said of a hot woman, She’s death?

      Mongolian soldier in Germany towards the end of WW2, raping as many women as possible as per orders: “War good here”.

    • PeteAtomic April 5, 2024 at 2:53 pm #

      The Swedes & the Finlanders joining NATO is simply a money grab by their politicians. They want the US to pay for their “security”.

      Against whom, I don’t know.

      Russia has absolutely no interest in Sweden. As for Finland, those wars were already fought.

      The real security problems for Sweden are the unrestrained immigration they’ve allowed for decades.

      Russia isn’t their problem, the permanently unemployed, anti-Swede immigrants are.

      • MiTurn April 6, 2024 at 8:40 am #

        “the permanently unemployed, anti-Swede immigrants are”

        PA, agreed. And I think that they are collectively realizing this, but I wonder if they have the wherewithal to do anything about it.

        Otherwise, it will be late. A lesson for us in the US of A.

  27. Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 1:09 pm #

    Befdore I forget I want to mention that Hans Mahncke has been covering the covid crimes for quite some time, and he has an article at a new Substack site, which is very revealing.

    New Emails Reveal Plans to Pursue Creation of COVID-like Viruses Despite Pentagon Funding Refusal

    The more that is uncovered, the more it looks like a great many people would love to see WWIII happen if the alternative is that they might be made to pay for their covid crimes against humanity.

    • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:44 pm #

      Still focusing on covid and not the vax, eh? Truly hopeless.

      • mary.m April 5, 2024 at 4:10 pm #

        They are heads & tails of the same scam.

        • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 5:58 pm #

          Alex Berenson is covering the many lies of Dr. Fauci.

        • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 11:13 pm #

          Many only want to focus on the not very dangerous disease. Whatever we can get, they can get. So obviously it’s not going to be very dangerous. It’s a trick to get people to take the Jab

    • Heartlander April 5, 2024 at 7:35 pm #

      Beryl, I have searched every way I can think of to find that article you mentioned. With no luck. Could you give us a link?
      (Copy and paste the url, then delete the http part at the front)

      • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 4:45 pm #

        His site at Substack is called Hardfacts. with hans Mahncke and Jeff Carlson.

        I’ve just seen that there is a new article as well:

        The Intelligence Community’s Covid Origin Coverup

        Hi everyone. On a recent episode of HardFacts, we mentioned our intention to write up the story of Fauci’s behind-the-scenes war with Trump advisor Peter Navarro. But as we went back to revisit our work we realized it might be worthwhile to preface that story with a deeper dive into the actions from the Intelligence Community in the early days of the Covid outbreak as these events are in many ways closely related.

        hardfacts.substack.com/p/the-intelligence-communitys-covid

        Her’s the other one:

        hardfacts.substack.com/p/new-emails-reveal-plans-to-pursue

        • Heartlander April 7, 2024 at 2:59 am #

          Thank you, Beryl.

  28. Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 1:13 pm #

    The word “vector” triggers me ever since I saw some asshole use it to try to sound smart, commenting on the ruling by the SC court that churches couldn’t be treated different than Walmart or a bowling alley when it came to covid closures.

    In cooments on the article the asshole said that churches were known vectors for the virus, to try to sound smart, and to try to make Amy Coney Barrett look bad.

    We had all these instant epidemiologists everywhere, except on the covid task force.

    • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:46 pm #

      Amy adopted two teenage Black African girls while pregnant, saying, “I’ve been looking for something like this.”

      How do you think that makes her look? Good, right? Who could resist a deal like that? That’s one smart cookie…..

      • Beryl of Oyl April 5, 2024 at 5:56 pm #

        Change the C to K.

  29. SAM April 5, 2024 at 1:39 pm #

    Mr. Kunsler,
    Please factor Speaker Hakeem Jeffries who will become President … if Both Brandon and Kamala go away – At the same time!

    Speaker Hakeem? This ‘magic’ possibility is now served up due to the open rebellion against MAGA by resigning congress RINOs and a perfidious Speaker Johnson.
    What a mess.

  30. malthuss April 5, 2024 at 1:41 pm #

    TRUTH GUY OR GAL
    Israel also have nuclear weapons too…..Buzz is Israel has many nukes and other agents of war.
    Do they have backdoors into our tech n war tech? YES.

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    • OG April 5, 2024 at 2:01 pm #

      What’s the buzz?
      Tell me what’s a-happenin’
      What’s the buzz?
      Tell me what’s a-happenin’

      bitchuteXcom/video/7BODkE9pL8Wb/

  31. OG April 5, 2024 at 1:51 pm #

    Great essays this week, Jim. Both of them were top-notch. Thank you!

    ***
    Notice, too that Bitcoin goes up $3,000 one day and down $2,000 the next. Kind of sketchy. But that’s just my take. If you have one, I’d like to hear it.

    I’m with you but not because of daily jumps of $3,000 and dips of $2,000. A $3,000 up-tick on a $92,000 instrument is a 3.3% increase. That’s a big day, to be sure, but it is not an indication, imho, that it is a rigged market (or, at least, any more rigged than any other).

    Rather, I find the whole concept sketchy. I always have but Russia recently tracing crypto payments to the Crocus terrorists was the final nail in the coffin for me. That obliterated its one claim to fame as far as I’m concerned.

    We know that they can turn off the internet completely or that they can squelch whatever they don’t want on it (e.g. Bitcoin transactions or free speech from those who continue to refuse to think ‘woke’). They can trace your holdings and they can confiscate them without ever leaving their cubicle in Langley or Mumbai or Beijing. Or AI in “the cloud” for that matter.

    I believe that crypto was grown by the Deep State. That is, I believe that crypto is a trap.

    Of course, I could be wrong.

    ***
    Gold (Au) is up another 1 2/3% today. All-time highs are now being set almost daily. As of this writing, it is at $2,327/oz.

    Silver (Ag), as usual, is along for the ride. It’s up 2 1/4% today to $27.44/oz.

    In the past 6 months, Au is up 24.9% while Ag is up 24.1%.

    As btb recently mentioned: Do not feel that you have missed the boat. You may be late to the ball buying physical today or Monday but there’s still a whole lot of ballin’ to be done.

  32. malthuss April 5, 2024 at 1:53 pm #

    Those immigrants care nothing for this Country,/

    THATS WHAT MULTI CULTURALISM IS ABOUT.
    Do not assimilate, do not speak english at home etc.

    • Jarek April 5, 2024 at 2:50 pm #

      Assimilate? To what and why? Any country that lets people walk right in is doomed and dying. They have an animal wisdom that most Whites have lost touch with.

      One self defense expert said he could follow middle class Whites around for more than a hour and they would never notice him. It’s a game he advises students to play, with the proviso of being ready to apologize and explain.

      • malthuss April 5, 2024 at 5:44 pm #

        USA was 85% White in (((1965.
        that USA.

        • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 7:11 pm #

          Yep, and 16% Black, which it still is.

          • malthuss April 6, 2024 at 12:44 pm #

            maybe more …..16…20..25

        • Grace April 7, 2024 at 8:02 pm #

          What else was the USA in 1965? Women couldn’t work once married, couldn’t have their own bank account, had to endure sexual harassment as ‘the norm’ if some guy (a boss most likely) wanted to “cop a feel” or worse. This is the ‘golden age’ of the USA that so-called conservatives want to go back to? No thanks.

      • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 7:29 pm #

        Jarek, you have a good point. Assimilate into what? What does America mean today? What is the common culture of America? Is there one?

        IMHO, there is none. These immigrants enter the US and head off to their own communities. No intermixing, no sharing, and most of all, no assimilation into a non-existent country identity.

        The latest edition of this was the Balkans, hence my guess that the US will continue to infight until it falls apart. It took WW2 and Tito to hold Yugoslavia together. After he was gone, so was Yugoslavia.

        If history rhymes, the USA will just cease to exist as folks move into their own zones. Yugoslavia became Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, etc. mostly based on religion. The USA will decompose (Hey, I like that.) into ethnic boundaries. City states with the cities being the ethnic center. Allegiance will be back to where they came from, Little China, Little Mexico, Little Mecca with the Americans,well I do not know where the Americans will go.

        CW2 is a distinct possibility without a shot fired, or with lots of shots fired. Even Ghandi could not stop the violence in India-Pakistan.

        • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 7:35 pm #

          Note that one of the main aims of the Democrats is to eliminate the Constitution, the conservative side.

          Nice idea, destroy the only thing that states the legal identity of what America is, these Liberal asshats want the USA destroyed as a major agenda item as they are all Have-nots wanting to steal from the Haves. Destroy and sack the country, that is their aim.

          • TruthSeeker1986 April 6, 2024 at 3:29 am #

            @JohnAZ which is why I want to see them get their asses beaten savagely bad. I wish it would happen.

        • malthuss April 6, 2024 at 12:45 pm #

          these immigrants enter the US and head off to their own communities….because they cant afford or squat in beverly hills.

      • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 10:19 pm #

        “Assimilate? To what and why?”

        Right. Thomas Fleming pointed out that the decent Catholic third-worlders who have come here have been corrupted by assimilating to American degeneracy and sloth. Their families are far better off by not assimilating. Hell, many French in Louisiana still haven’t assimilated. Prior to WWII, there were still many German-speaking parts of Texas. The “assimilation” mandate is complex. For their sake and out sake, its better that they just never come here at all.

    • MiTurn April 6, 2024 at 2:29 pm #

      “THATS WHAT MULTI CULTURALISM IS ABOUT.
      Do not assimilate, do not speak english at home etc.”

      Malthuss, I’m waiting for Californica to make Spanish a state language, equal with English. That way no Spanish speakers need to learn “American.”

  33. PeteAtomic April 5, 2024 at 2:47 pm #

    Hi Jim, thanks for the blog this AM

    “Thus, you see, Mr. Blinken just announced World War Three.”

    Blinken is referring to the conditions post-Russo-Ukraine war. What this dummkopf & the fools in NATO don’t seem to want to understand is that this artificial nation, i.e. “Ukraine” will be a) a empty shell centred around Lviv & Galicia, recognized by the collective West as the nation formerly known as “Ukraine”, or b) If Donald Tusk and the Poles intervene, this same oblast of Galicia will be eastern Poland.

    So. This is what Russia’s response will be. Russia will retake Kharkov, Kiev (it’s not Kyiv, idiots lol), and Odessa (it’s not Odesa). Tiraspol & the ancient land of my fathers of the estuary of the Dniestr River will be reunited with the Motherland.

    The statue of Her Imperial Majesty Catherine the Great II will be resurrected in the Old City, and once more, the Tricolour will proudly wave over the Black Sea.

    “At the same time, you might notice a financial la Nina forming out over the salty sea. Gold chugged up above $2,300-an-ounce the past ten days, a record. That’s a coded message from Reality Central. My de-coder ring says it means the bond market is about to fall on its ass, taking the dollar down with it, which would swiftly domino into the way-overpriced equity markets, and Gawd knows what kind of maelstrom all the derivatives flotsam would get sucked into.”

    Yup. I couldn’t have summed it up any better.

    “Now you’re starting to see some serious stormy weather: a war, a financial train wreck, and a global public health disaster all at once.”

    I’ve been writing on this blog for years about cascading system collapse in the US. These are all collateral.

    The US is like a giant with a thousand weights around its neck. There are a thousand weights on this giant. The weights are of various sizes. Some heavier than the other. Each weight symbolizes a problem or challenge the giant has. Finances, suicide, wars, corruption, failing public education, failing energy, etc. Furthermore, the giant is high on fentanyl, meth & alcohol, and SSRIs for “depression” and groaning & starting to stumble on itself over all these pressures.

    The US is not that dissimilar to the state of the Soviet Union of the 1980s. Will it also break apart & go thru a period of severe instability?

    I’d wager it will.

    • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 7:10 pm #

      The entire cabinet is aimed in a contrary direction than what patriotic America thinks we should go. These progressive asswipes want things their way, whether the people want it or not..

      You vill change!!!!!!

      Blinken with his idiotic neo-con foreign policy, Myorkas with his deadly border policy, Kerry with the idiotic climate change policies, Grandholm with a non-existent energy policy other than try to inhibit exploration and transportation of oil, and Garland with his high jacking of the nation’s judicial system.

      They are not trying to modify the country, little by little, they are trying to lay it flat out in eight years, change it totally and void the effect of the Constitution. They are succeeding because the national character has changed to one of cowardice. Mainly because of immigration and education.

      Biden just announced, repudiating his last words, that he is not going to replenish the national oil reserve. Think about that, any leverage on oil inflation he had is gone, the dependence on oil is being ignored, ( you WILL buy those EVs), and any war the nation deems necessary will not have enough energy to conduct it.

      Get it? National Castration, just what these WEF asshats want.

      • PeteAtomic April 5, 2024 at 7:18 pm #

        yup

  34. Amman April 5, 2024 at 3:16 pm #

    As the blob emerged, the country disintegrated towards zero.

  35. skptc April 5, 2024 at 3:32 pm #

    I’ve been a member of two different unions. I have wondered for some time how a unionized European military would fair against Russia.

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  36. Roundball Shaman April 5, 2024 at 4:49 pm #

    “… the people running the show are obviously insane as they do everything possible to hurry chaos along.”

    Insanity and Chaos. The two foundations of our modern World today.

    Many kids grew up with good parents who led by example and taught good life lessons and skills. (Well, at least we thought they were good examples and lessons at the time). These lessons included working hard and getting a good education and learning a useful skill to earn decent money and support a family of your own – while raising your own kids in that same likeness.

    Well, were these lessons from our good parents really so good after all? And why? Because if you look around at the broken and perverse Modern Woke World of Today… those legacy parental lessons are not the way to get ahead at all.

    Today – firstly – you have to be insane. The more stone-cold bonkers, the better. Those are the people who rise to the levels of power on our Planet in government, the corporate world, the education-brainwash industry, the dispensers-of-death known as the medical profession, toxic State media, and even our remaining lonely and impotent religious institution outposts.

    Secondly, you have to always be ‘oppressed’ and ‘offended’. Yet another complex, ‘The Oppressed-and-Offended-Industrial Complex’. You have to promote your weaknesses and faults and deviancies and trumpet them as the highest virtues.

    You don’t work hard but be lazy and ‘entitled’. You don’t stand on your own two feet but be weak and compliant and let Daddy & Mommy Government take care of you from cradle to grave.

    Above all, develop and promote your personal deviancies as virtues as badges of honor. And if you learn to hate the Good and embrace the Dark and evil… well, that won’t hurt today, either.

    You have to abandon reason and ethics and common sense. You have to always follow the rabid pack and never, ever show any independence from the Demented Herd.

    You have to willingly and happily accept regular injections of death into your veins while guilt-shaming anyone who doesn’t.

    Such a pity. Our parents meant well. And maybe in their time those old rules worked out OK for them. But not today… not in Today’s Woke Age of Terminal Insanity.

    And of course, on top that insanity there’s the ongoing ‘The Chosenites™’ waging war against people who deliver food to folks who are starving. Who knew that delivering food to the wrong group of starving people would be your death sentence?

    Makes as much sense as everything else going on.. in a World that’s Insane and Chaotic.

    • Paula D April 5, 2024 at 6:40 pm #

      .newsweek.com/illegal-feed-criminalizing-homeless-america-782861

    • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 11:18 am #

      Roundball, there is a lot in what you say.

      I’ve been thinking a lot about my late brother, I think it’s an “anniversary reaction” as this is the month he died in.

      He always worked very hard to instill the values he believed in in his children, and he did his best to assure that his sons would row up to be men of honor.

      The whole family went to church on Sunday. Vacations were camping trips as often as not.

      He tried to set an example in every way.

      One day, on the topic of raising children, he said to me, “I’m putting my kids at a disadvantage”.

      • Roundball Shaman April 6, 2024 at 12:33 pm #

        Beryl of Oyl: “I’ve been thinking a lot about my late brother… He always worked very hard to instill the values he believed in in his children, and he did his best to assure that his sons would row up to be men of honor… on the topic of raising children, he said to me, ‘I’m putting my kids at a disadvantage’”.

        Your brother did well. But he and all others who bring up kids (and on their own live) the right way have to know one thing: Your kids are being mostly prepared for the NEXT World, not this one here on Earth. This World here is the Kingdom of the Demented. History has demonstrated that.

        And the people on this Earth who live the ‘wrong’ way? They have one hell of a surprise coming when their time comes to move on.

        • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:14 pm #

          The Sufis say that Christ taught the way to the other world. But Mohammad taught That and the way in this world as well.

          If Satan is Rex Mundi, what do you do? Become a monk? A nun – so as not to be a breeder of monsters? Or do you take those monsters and create warriors who fight for a purpose?

          Thank God for the Fathers of the Church who either, according to your intellectual take, perverted the teachings of Christ with the Doctrine of Just War or completed His teachings by listening to the Holy Spirit.

          As He said, I did not have time to teach you everything. But I will send a Helper….

          • Roundball Shaman April 6, 2024 at 2:40 pm #

            Jarek: “… If Satan is Rex Mundi, what do you do? Become a monk? A nun – so as not to be a breeder of monsters? Or do you take those monsters and create warriors who fight for a purpose?”

            There are two purposes to Life itself. To learn… and to experience things. Every single item in Life boils down to these essences.

            There is no boiler-plate that is meant for everyone EXCEPT for these two qualities. What people who do learn find out is that living in tune with the higher vision and ‘flow’ of life benefits you and the World better than living not as this. And monsters and slackers are happy to roll around in the mud of life and find pleasure in trying to drag others down into the pit with them. And since they don’t ‘learn’ very much they are happy in their indulgent deviancy. This all fits on the scale of human experience from the monstrous leading up to the saint-like.

            When one realizes that atoms (‘the physical’) are essentially totally empty… we comprehend that everything in Life is ‘physical’, mental, and spiritual exercise in ‘being’ and ‘evolving’ since the quantum level is in constant morphing. In short, ‘Spirit’ is exercising Itself and flexing.

          • Jarek April 7, 2024 at 2:29 am #

            In short, cede the world to Satan. Sit in the cave and meditate. Cave not monastery since the latter require a superstructure of believers, warriors, and politicians. A religion and state. Ceasaro-Papism or Dalai-Lamaism.

            Thank God for the Holy Spirit who whispered another way into the aural orfices of saintly scholars and scholarly saints.

            We’d all be speaking Mongolian, Turkish, Arabic or Berber but for the George Harrison of the Trinity.

          • Roundball Shaman April 7, 2024 at 2:58 pm #

            Jarek: “In short, cede the world to Satan. Sit in the cave and meditate.”

            Rather than describing it as ‘ceding the world’ to Satan… one way to think of it is that life on Earth is like keys on a piano. Some keys are higher tones/notes than others… and some are very low and some are very high.

            It’s not that anyone ‘cedes’ the piano to the basest/lowest forms of notes. It’s just that they are all part of The Piano of Earthly Existence. And our purpose in Life is to work our way up The Keyboard.

    • Grace April 7, 2024 at 8:06 pm #

      ‘Secondly, you have to always be ‘oppressed’ and ‘offended’. Yet another complex, ‘The Oppressed-and-Offended-Industrial Complex’.’ – Roundball Shaman

      You realize, surely, that you have described MAGA?

  37. Paula D April 5, 2024 at 6:38 pm #

    The US is like the stereotypical high school athlete who still thinks he’s all that 30 years later, long after his strength and agility has dwindled.
    There he sits, in a bar, guzzling intoxicants, with his beer belly hanging low, thinking he’s hot stuff, trash talking the quiet guys in the corner, insulting their mothers, and threatening their daughters.
    Like Biden trash talking Trump, “I’ll take him out back of the gym and kick his butt.”

    But even the most stereotyped asshole beyond his prime doesn’t suddenly ask the quiet guys in the corner to buy him and his buddies a round of beer.
    That takes a special kind of asshole, the kind who rises to the top in today’s USA.

    It is downright embarrassing to be an American today, and have the world think that we actually elected these fools.

    • JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 6:54 pm #

      Yes, Ma’am, well said. We continuously compare to what we were fifty years ago and how we have gone downhill.

      Another good example, Biden is in Baltimore today promising Federal aid more than originally said.

      How the hell does he, or any Dem continuously get away with this bullshit. Is it because he is now inconvenienced on his way to Delaware every week? It is a major bottleneck in the East Coast supply lines.

      • BackRowHeckler April 5, 2024 at 8:24 pm #

        Hey, its Al Quds Day!

        Big Al Quds March & celebration on the streets of London. The Mayor of London is leading the parade. Any display of the Union Jack, St. George’s Cross, or any Cross, is STRICTLY FORBIDDEN, & those English people who insist on displaying British nationalist or Christian symbols on the streets of London during AL Quds Day WILL BE SUBJECT TO IMMEDIATE ARREST!

        Happy Al Quds Day!

        • TruthSeeker1986 April 5, 2024 at 9:12 pm #

          @BackRowheckler

          I don’t understand how the hell the Brits can deal with this, and to think Green Street Hooligan the movie tried to make British men seem so tough and badass… But in real life they are getting shat on, ruled by people who aren’t even British, and told what the hell they can’t celebrate in their own lands. You would think people at this point are sick of these traitorous mfers running their nations and haven’t tried stoning them to death.

          • BackRowHeckler April 6, 2024 at 12:13 pm #

            Well I checked the news feeds to see whether or not Passover, Good Friday or Easter was being publicly celebrated in Islamabad or Kabul the way Al Quds day is being celebrated on the streets of London. The answer is clearly no. Apparently it works only one way.

    • BULLITT April 5, 2024 at 8:12 pm #

      Totally agree Paula D. We have a bunch of losers and misfits in charge. I can speculate how they got there but we all pretty much know the answer. It’s a mutual admiration society running the show. The scary part is the fact that they are going to get a lot of people killed. To date they have a lot of foreign blood on their hands. Soon, we will see it here at home.
      I would hope in the next election, if we have one the people will wise-up and cut a few careers short. It’s going to be a monumental task. I read today that 1 of 5 people think there will be civil disobedience after the 2024 election. There’s a lot of people out there prepared to settle things with those who have taken us for granted for many years.
      God Bless America!

      • TruthSeeker1986 April 5, 2024 at 9:10 pm #

        @Bullitt

        I don’t think so, that’s why they exploited the Jan 6 story so much, they wanted to remind people that nothing like what will ever happen again even though they staged it themselves. BUT the whole theatrics was to present to the people “see what could happen if you try to overthrow us?”

      • MrMangoOnMyShoulder April 6, 2024 at 6:31 pm #

        I read today that 1 of 5 people think there will be civil disobedience after the 2024 election

        Only 1 in 5? Huh…kinda seems like a guarantee to happen this time, no matter who wins, doesn’t it?

        The only difference will be whether it’s tolerated or demonized by the media.

        This fall will be a complete shit show. 4 in 5 need to wise up and open their eyes.

    • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 10:09 pm #

      We’re ruled by Jews with grand messianic fantasies and clever, vindictive tech nerds. None of those guys ever played high school football. The guy at the bar with the beer belly, reliving the glory days is a Trump supporter. Better to be a have been than a never was.

      • TruthSeeker1986 April 5, 2024 at 11:11 pm #

        Yet Trump will deport, and kick out anyone who challenges them. Never seen such a cuck in all of my life but Trump is a massive cuck for Israel. Even going as far as to call Democratic Jews self hating just because they weren’t Republican supporters. If I didn’t know any better I’d say Trump wish that he could be Jewish himself with the way he acts.

        • RD3 April 5, 2024 at 11:27 pm #

          Agreed. Any Christian man who would give the blessing for his prized daughter, the shiksa goddess, to renounce her Christianity and be damned to Hell, isn’t a man to be admired. Trump is a slick operator who is one of the few non-Jews who could make it in the NY real estate world. Obviously, that world and all of the associated finance, banking, etc. realms are controlled by Jews. He’s had to walk a tightrope his entire life, and he’s done it well. Our reward is not in this world and he is not our savior. I was merely pointing out the fact that the stereotypical jock-on-a-stool is probably voting 10-1 for Trump. And, its a reasonable, informed vote. He is the least bad choice. In fact, since Paul, Buchanan, and Perot, he’s the only candidate that Joe Six Pack could vote for that isn’t openly hostile to his family and wishes to see it perish.

        • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 11:35 am #

          If you think Trump is a cuck, how do you regard Biden, the most documented liar in American history, who is also, defined by his mob’s action, done more to destroy this country than any other president.

          • Jarek April 7, 2024 at 1:28 pm #

            John attempts to change the subject. Utterly defeated.

    • Ron Anselmo April 6, 2024 at 1:56 am #

      “Like Biden trash talking Trump, “I’ll take him out back of the gym and kick his butt.”” ~ Paula D

      Exactly Paula – I remember Biden saying this during the run up to the 2020 selection.

      Even worse, in 2022, after Hurricane Ian, decimated Ft. Myers, Florida, Biden shows up for photo op.

      He’s on live news camera and to prove how tough he is, he says, right on camera to the Ft. Myers mayor, “Nobody fucks with a Biden”.

      If I was there, I would have throat-punched him, and delighted in watching him struggle for his last breath.

      “I fucked with you tough guy, whatcha’ gonna’ do now?”

      • TruthSeeker1986 April 6, 2024 at 2:25 am #

        LOL! hahahaha, Thanks for the laughs. The throat punch part killed me.

        • Ron Anselmo April 7, 2024 at 6:42 pm #

          TS86 – glad you liked it. Hope it gave you a little lift. They say laughter is the best medicine. True, until crushing liberal’s tracheas came along.

      • BackRowHeckler April 6, 2024 at 7:45 am #

        Ron, Biden is an elderly man. In his younger days he took on the likes of Corn Pop.

        • Ron Anselmo April 6, 2024 at 10:17 am #

          You’re exactly right BRH – and if I remember correctly, Biden said Corn Pop was, “One bad dude”.

          And the Ray-Ban Aviator glasses? C’mon man! Biden fancies himself such a tough guy. Jim wears them, but he’s a badass when need be. Biden is just a flat-out pussy.

          What other world “leader” looks like that? He reminds me of some third-world tinhorn dictator like Muammar Gaddafi. He’s such an embarrassment, but I belabor the point.

          • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 11:37 am #

            In the Disney world, he reminds me of Goofy.

      • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 11:33 am #

        Hahahaha.

        He was going to kick Trump’s butt? He couldn’t’t even find his way out of his basement.

        Irony may hit big time in November.

        A country of gimmes voting against someone in 2020 because he believed in equality of opportunity in the labor marketplace instead of minority advantage, and Trump lost, barely.

        Now the polls, most liberal, are saying that the people may have figured out what a liar Biden was, and will now vote back into a Trump comfort zone where they can count on someone NOT continuously lying to them. A sign of the times will be a slow run-up of the difference between Biden and Trump for Trump as time goes on, people are maybe waking up to what a lying Mob has been deceiving them for the last 4 years.

        • Grace April 7, 2024 at 8:16 pm #

          *speechless* @ “and will now vote back into a Trump comfort zone where they can count on someone NOT continuously lying to them.”

          Really, JohnAZ? Really?

  38. JohnAZ April 5, 2024 at 11:55 pm #

    Jarek

    Okay, here we go.

    The State is by its nature evil. The idea that the government can control the evil of crony capitalism is ludicrous, IMO. The government is the root of all evil and causes the evil in incorporation with its tax laws and lobbyist control.

    You can try to find a government who does not fit this pattern, maybe. I do not believe any government works on behalf of its people, just itself and the power freaks that inhabit it.

    Your belief is that the State must control the economy is bogus, the economy must be market driven and free to avoid crony capitalism. Government regulation causes crony corporation in response.

    • Anthea April 6, 2024 at 12:30 pm #

      @ JohnAZ:

      Exactly. Government is the source of the problem. It is government that prevents economic freedom by conferring advantages on its favorites and by legally restricting everyone else from freely trading with each other. E.g., government may make it illegal for you to sell your product, or it may so heavily tax and regulate your enterprise that it is impossible to operate it at a profit.

      That’s what government is for: It is a system whereby a small elite are enabled to exploit others. One of the main essentials for being able to do this is to deprive the exploited class of economic freedom.

      • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:23 pm #

        Capital accumulates and will do so without governmental favor. Once it gets that – and it will since elections cost incredible amounts of money, it will accumulate all the faster and end up taking over, thus Plutocracy.

        You and John say, Let’s stop this nonsense. Get rid of government! How does that stop the Bankers and Corporations from taking over? It just accelerates it to the max.

        As Madison said in the Federalist Papers, If all men were sages, there would be no need of government at all. But since they are NOT (emphasis mine), let us continue.

        Did Nock believe as you do? PCR spoke highly of him so I tend to believe he had a more nuanced view of things. But I need to read him. What’s his main book? Or the best one to read first at least? Or a good website about him?

      • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:26 pm #

        Blackbird had the best idea about changing our system. No more elections, but rather committees of correspondence choosing citizens for positions. A gentle type of elitism, perhaps.

        If people are not excluded, they will exclude themselves – and that’s good since few know what they are talking about. Make politics boring and let people ignore it. The people will benefit a hundred fold as Lao Tzu said about closing the schools.

        If I got it wrong – and I well may have a bit – hopefully he will show up and give you his ideas himself.

        • MrMangoOnMyShoulder April 6, 2024 at 6:48 pm #

          No more elections, but rather committees of correspondence choosing citizens for positions. A gentle type of elitism, perhaps.

          So, like the House of Lords, or the original layout of the US Senate. People being appointed based on their reputations, connections, or intellect, rather than elected…like territorial governors back in the day, or ambassadors to this day.

          Guess I can get behind that, but the question is how much more time would that buy a nation? 10 years? 50 years? 500 years?

          The rot will still find its way, as we are after all educated animals…but, as you say, if the masses don’t have to think about it (or feel they have a say), perhaps the peace can be kept longer.

          At which point we are essentially talking about monarchy. That said, monarchies tend to last a long time. Huh.

          What I do know is that on the (very) local level, elections tend to work for the people. Anything above neighborhood, city or county (in smaller or rural areas) is destined to become a goddamned disgrace at some point. Entropy, bitches!

          • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 8:47 pm #

            As I understand it, the Chinese only have local elections for the masses. The elected officials are judged on how well they improve the lives of the citizens.

            After that the next level is elected by the elected officials, and then the next, and so on.

            Let’s face it, not that many people are interested in going to meetings, and participating in democracy.
            That was the flaw, as I see it, in Ghaddafi’s plan. Everybody had to participate in every decision, to make it a pure democracy.
            Except don’t nobody want to do that. Most people have other interests, and they don’t want to be sitting in meetings all the time.

            So how to make sure that the people who are interested in governing are the ones involved AND that they cannot take power because of the disinterest of the masses.

            I think the Chinese might have figured it out. Not that there isn’t corruption in China, but it seems to be stomped out much quicker there. It is rewarded here.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder April 6, 2024 at 9:40 pm #

            I think you are definitely correct that most people don’t want to go to local meetings, nor do they even really know that they take place, or when/where. But the people that do go to those meetings care.

            I started writing for the local paper a little over a year and a half ago, just for fun. The owner of the paper is always rather far behind on payment, and I don’t really care. I generally put in a half day or so per week to participate in the community and exercise my writing, As a result, I regularly go to city council and planning commission meetings for a (too quickly, unfortunately) growing exurban city of about 40,000. There are maybe 10-20 people at each meeting, unless a firefighter is retiring or something.

            I guess it feels weird to say that China may have it figured out, but I do believe they base their public organization on a lot of research on human nature, as opposed to ours, which is based on presumed moral principle (not a historically human trait). Mao had a thing or two to say about that, and he also had the schooling to back it up. He was also a dick.

            Still, I like the concept of the good ol’ semi-informed American F-U mentality, when compared to the history of the world.

            That may not be existent in living memory much longer. Or maybe I’m wrong. Sam Clemens said much the same sort of thing 150 years ago, so perhaps things can go on a while longer. Nothing much I can do about which way the wind blows, besides complain and try to pass that mindset on to my boy as best I can.

          • Ron Anselmo April 7, 2024 at 1:36 am #

            @Paula

            “I think the Chinese might have figured it out. Not that there isn’t corruption in China, but it seems to be stomped out much quicker there. It is rewarded here.” ~ Paula D

            Paula – your post in its entirety is very well thought out and expressed. The above, in summary, is an excellent point. You see it all the time in China.

            The elected officials are indeed judged on how well they improve the lives of the citizens. When some official fails to perform in their capacity, as expected, they are summarily dismissed.

            Whereas, here, performance has little-to-no weight, and as you say, lack of performance, even to the point of corruption, is ironically often rewarded.

            This method may also have to do with the size and restiveness of the Chinese population. The officials don’t have long. The Chinese seem to get pissed a lot quicker and start raising a fuss. Here, we take it.

            Funny, the knock on the Chinese, is that they’re too obedient – seems we might be projecting just a little?

            On a quick reread, Paula, your post is excellent. Thanks.

  39. TPTB-USA April 6, 2024 at 1:41 am #

    “My de-coder ring says it means the bond market is about to fall on its ass, taking the dollar down with it, which would swiftly domino into the way-overpriced equity markets, … But that’s just my take. If you have one, I’d like to hear it.” ~ JHK

    You should entertain the idea that the dollar, Dow, and gold could all appreciate due to money flow. Assuming that the bond market is 10 times the size of the stock market, where do you expect the money flowing out of the bond market to go?

    • OG April 6, 2024 at 1:59 am #

      Poof!

      • TPTB-USA April 6, 2024 at 1:56 pm #

        Monday? Next week? Next month? This year? Next year?

        In the last 10 to 20 years has such a claim been made?

        • OG April 6, 2024 at 4:10 pm #

          Soon, methinks.

          ***
          “People have predicted a crash. They were wrong. Therefore, there will never be a crash.”

          • TPTB-USA April 7, 2024 at 1:45 am #

            Why Are Central Banks Buying Gold?

            “This is not the end of the dollar. Money continues to pour into US equities, particularly the Dow. Why? When the drum of war is beating, major institutions rush to move their money into a safe haven, which happens to be the US at this point in time. The big money is not purchasing start-up equities on the Nasdaq, for example, as they will not take that risk. Our computer model indicates the Dow will continue rising into 2032 as it remains one of the last safe havens.”

            armstrongeconomics.com/markets-by-sector/precious-metals/gold/why-are-central-banks-buying-gold/

            ****

            Israel into April

            “This currency (USDILS) elected a Yearly Bullish signal at the end of 2022, and that confirmed that the 2021 low would be a major low. It is interesting that when Israel withdrew from Lebanon in 1983, the dollar rose for 19 years. It was 2021 when the Israeli-Palestine Crisis started to catch fire. Once again, you see that the dollar rises from the threat of a Middle East War.”

            armstrongeconomics.com/international-news/israel/israeli-into-april/

            **

            MA runs correlations, and determines the common logic.

            With these claims he has stuck his head in the noose.

    • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 11:25 am #

      That is great IF

      The cost of living increases matched the difference in valuation. Real inflation rating systems are setting the real inflation rate at anywhere from10 to 25%, something that wages are not even close to. If the speculative stock market is a crap shoot actually paying an average of 5% annually.

      As long as people go shopping weekly, they are going to see the damage that inflation does to the marketplace. If you were around in the seventies, you would remember the damage done then, Heck, not just then, home inflation killed the economy in 2008.

      So, bottom line, never ignore inflation, just passing it off, it will bite you in the butt.

      • TPTB-USA April 7, 2024 at 1:23 am #

        The peso is down, and the MERVAL is up. Why hasn’t the MERVAL crashed?

        • TPTB-USA April 8, 2024 at 2:49 am #

          Argentina News

          Argentina Continues Downsizing Government

          “President Javier Milei has done an excellent job of restoring Argentina by removing useless government agencies that produce nothing. Milei, who has called the government “a criminal organization,” recently laid off an additional 24,000 public sector workers. There were 341,477 people in the public sector on government payroll when Milei took office, and his aim is to eliminate 70,000 needless positions.”

          armstrongeconomics.com/international-news/politics/argentina-continues-downsizing-government/

  40. GreenAlba April 6, 2024 at 10:06 am #

    Lest we forget the global cattle-tagging project going on everywhere including Russia, Riley W. has another excellent update on his Edward Slavsquat Substack.

    edwardslavsquat.substack.com/p/biometric-identification-its-what

    From an earlier Riley W. article linked to this one:

    ‘There was much rejoicing last month when Russia—together with its Multipolar friends and its Collective West arch nemesis—signed a declaration in support of “build[ing] on the success” of “digital COVID-19 certificates.”

    ‘It was truly precious to witness two very, very distinct blocs, locked in mortal combat/pipeline preservation in Ukraine, taking time from their busy schedules to find common ground—their mutual desire to cattle-tag the proles.

    ‘Amid this heartwarming development, the usual curmudgeons tried to spoil the mirthful, multipolar mood. Internet Grinches ascended their social media podiums and repudiated our doe-eyed naïveté.

    ‘The newly inked G20 declaration was meaningless because it was “non-binding,” according to the liveliest intellects of our time. Furthermore, all responsible people understood Russia and China would never subject their citizens to Schwab-endorsed digital tagging.’

    ‘Fun fact: The international passport system (“temporary WWI-era travel restrictions”) was also “non-binding” ‘

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    • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 10:26 am #

      That is, indeed, quite concerning. They may not be in cahoots, but they all seem to be marching to the same drummer anyway.

    • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 11:19 am #

      Okay, just read an article saying that the avian flu types are crossing over from birds to cats, and cows and at least one human. That author also stated that is it becomes contact or airborne, it will be 100 times more intense than Covid.

      It is time that Covid be taken off the “Big Danger”list and relegated to the “oh darn, another cold” list.

      By both conspiracists and the government!!!!!

      I notice the CDC et al in DC are not even taking notice, let alone investigating the new threat. Heck, they haven’t even investigated Covid, trying to protect their collective ass.

      • GreenAlba April 6, 2024 at 11:22 am #

        The avian flu nonsense is as nonsensical as the covid nonsense.

      • GreenAlba April 6, 2024 at 11:29 am #

        Over here, there are moves to force people to register poultry, even if they only have two pet chickens in their back garden.

        They don’t want people:
        – eating fresh eggs
        – eathing chickens not injected or otherwise fed mRNA
        – doing anything at all without permission/tagging.

        And they want the power to kill your chooks after giving them a dodgy PCR ‘test’.

        • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 11:43 am #

          Well. GA after coughing for six months after getting Pertussis in Scotland, I do not laugh off the possibilities of any disease.

          Even your health service acknowledged an outbreak of Pertussis at the time.

          The micro-world has one job in life, to “eat” the macro-world. So I would advise listening. After all, Covid and its vaxxes have probably altered all of our immune systems, so maybe we should pay attention to any new micro-attacks.

          • GreenAlba April 6, 2024 at 12:12 pm #

            John, I would suggest reading up on the 2009 flu scam. Channel 4 News covered it, in the days before all the mainstream news media were brought into line.

          • GreenAlba April 6, 2024 at 4:44 pm #

            youtube.com/watch?v=q9qeLcq3y8w

            2009 flu scam. ‘Medical scandal of the century’ (Channel 4 News). Until the next one that we know about.

      • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 11:54 am #

        Here we go again. SARS.

        They started introducing the mask gambit with that one, as well, and lying about how it spread.

        Unfortunately the virus didn’t cooperate and went away before it destroyed the world.

        Back to the drawing board, what can we do to make it more lethal to humans?

        • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 12:14 pm #

          I do not know? How come all those development bio-labs have not been shut down?

          Could it be the nuts in DC are still trying to find that lethal quality to get the job done the next time?

          • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 1:16 pm #

            Bingo, John! They have been trying to get avian flu to pass to humans for years.

            AND they are working on making it more lethal, to boot.

            Of course the CDC isn’t going to stop that which they are supporting, the 300+ gain-of-function bioweapons labs that that the US has around the world.

  41. Paula D April 6, 2024 at 10:31 am #

    So far Iran has not responded to the illegal bombing of their embassy in Syria.
    I wonder what they will do.

    Personally, I think they should bomb the illegal occupiers of the Golan Heights. That is Syrian land that the Israelis are squatting on.
    I find it odd that those screaming incessantly about Gaza never mention the Golan Heights.
    It’s almost as if they only scream about what their overlords tell them to scream about.
    Hmm….

    Anyway, after the get rid of the occupiers of the Golan Heights, they can get rid of the US troops illegally occupying 30% of Syria, and stealing their oil.
    There should be deafening screams about that, wouldn’t you think?
    If we’re upset about illegal occupations, and looting, and all?

    Odd, that.

    • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 11:12 am #

      Paula

      Hmmm?

      Okay, if precedent is going to be set on “squatting” on land violently taken from groups of people, how long a statute of limitations will we put on it?

      Are we going to give Arizona and New Mexico back to Mexico, or even Texas? All are “squatting” Anglos taking over land. How about the West, where Anglos just moved in on Native Americans and just took their land with violence.

      Or the USSR after WW2, Or England throughout their empire, or Spain and England in North America in the 1500 to 1700 time frame.

      All “squatting episodes” by European or American interests. I am not justifying anyone, but before condemning someone for something that is just standard operating procedure for humanity is useless.

      BTW, Israel has given back land for peace, Sinai being number one, one of the few that have ever “de-squatted” any place. They will never give up Golan because of its defensive advantage.

      • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 12:16 pm #

        As they will not give up Gaza once they annex it.

        Hamas. No mas!!!!!!!!!

      • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 12:33 pm #

        Well, John, I get that you have that mentality, but I think that Syria should be able to reclaim its territory.

        It hasn’t been a century. The US occupation of that 30% of Syria only started under Obama.

        The Israeli occupation of Golan Heights only started in 1967.

        They can both be reversed, and I’m cheering for that. Sorry, not sorry.

        • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 2:50 pm #

          Maybe we should give the Black Hills back to the Sioux, or the Mexican Cession back to Mexico?

          Not going to happen, it is ours.

          Just like Golan belongs to the Jews.

          If the Palestinians had split Palestine in half like the UN wanted, instead of just going to war, they would have their half today and so would the Jews. Instead, they have lost just about everything by just insisting on war, over and over. Not even their neighbors want anything to do with them. The only thing they hate worse than the Jews are the Iranians. Hamas will be No Mas. Hezbollah is next as the Iranian proxies fall by the wayside. After that, the world’s oil industry will blow up the Houthis if they continue their shenanigans. Why doesn’t Iran just attack? Because they know they will be an ashtray is anyone gets serious, along with their proxies.

          No one is going to put Israel under.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder April 6, 2024 at 8:00 pm #

            Maybe we should give the Black Hills back to the Sioux

            Enter the Minnesota democrat trifecta of rulership (not leadership) and budget-squandering, proposing just that concept just a roadtrip east of the Black Hills:

            alphanews.org/democrats-introduce-multiple-bills-to-transfer-ownership-of-state-land-to-tribes/

            Hell, we all know the natives got hosed…so did my ancentors in Slovakia/Ireland/Scotland time and time again over centuries…why should the state just “give it back”? They gave it away to the state in the first place, or at the very least didn’t fight hard enough to keep it. What about all the people keeping up homesteads and schools on that land now and for many generations since the “expansion”? Do they just get told to fugoff, cuz…democrat?

            I know it sounds bad, but hey – every inch of land on the earth was once owned by someone else. Defend it or lose it. Those who give someone’s property “back” to someone else who hasn’t lived there for 150 years to feel better about themselves and their twitter ratios, are certainly not acting in a benevolent manner, nor do they understand humanity or history.

            Collectively correcting “historical wrongs” is one thing, but doing it by one-party decree while punishing the people who had nothing to do with it is egregious. But such is the current state of DEI, wokeism, and MN politics.

            I’d like to think this has no chance to succeed, but…upsidey-downey world exists right now in St Paul.

      • Anthea April 6, 2024 at 1:25 pm #

        @ JohnAZ:

        This is a difficult issue to parse. At one level, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict is nothing more than a regular garden-variety territorial dispute (two groups of people fighting over the same real estate). From this standpoint, there is, from a historical standpoint, no point in taking sides: To the winner go the spoils–as has always and everywhere been the case throughout human history.

        However, I think people are much influenced by whom they perceive to be the “good guys.” I think there are many people who feel that Israel has been, since its inception, a profoundly evil entity in its conduct on the world stage. It’s influence in the US has certainly been deeply deleterious. I’m inclined to side against them for this reason alone. In the Middle East, Israel’s existence seems to serve little purpose other than shit-stirring. So one way to look at this conflict is to consider whether the world in general and the Middle East in particular would be an all-around better place if Israel ceased to exist. (This would sure save the US a lot of scratch.)

        Re the US and its extirpations of Native Americans, I think the key issue is the sheer inevitability of it. To propose that “we” should never have settled a largely empty and undeveloped North American continent–presumably setting the whole Western Hemisphere aside as some kind of nature preserve for a a sparse population of stone-age people–is absurd on its face. The belief held by so many that Native Americans were/are a people of particular nobility is a Hollywood fabrication, so claims that one group of people are/were “better” or more deserving are hogwash.

        It is impossible to make the same claim of “inevitabilty” or “necessity” on the part of Israel. As a nation, it’s a pure artificial and political construct plunked down in an already occupied region. Further, Bible-based claims the Israelis’ right to this territory are rather flimsy. First of all, the modern Israelis are by no means in any way descended from Abraham. Orthodox Jews don’t even believe in the legitimacy of the state of Israel. To these arguments, you can add Jesus’s remarks: “If Abraham were your father, you would do the works of Abraham,” etc. There are of course many other Biblical arguments on this subject, too numerous to go into.

        One of the more common arguments in favor of a Jewish homeland is that the Jews are entitled to Israel, due to suffering and persecution. They are, however, by no means unique in having suffered or in having been forced to leave their homeland. Probably every one of us here can tell the same story about our own progenitors. Plus there are people whose sufferings have been substantialy greater–and who’ve been persecuted as much or more.

        • Anthea April 6, 2024 at 1:30 pm #

          And I’m pretty tired of everybody trying to win the crybaby lottery. The reaction this inspires is, “Piss on ’em.”

          • Socrates-Detroit April 6, 2024 at 4:10 pm #

            It’s not a difficult issue to parse at all.

            It is probably an UNSOLVABLE issue. Pretty easy to parse though.

            Israel does not exist prior to 1948. I have a US Atlas from 1927, it shows “Palestine”, “Syria”, “Arabia”. No Israel.

            If you look at President Truman and his map in 1948, as he discusses “Palestine” and “Jews and Arabs”—again, HIS map shows Palestine. NO Israel.

            You look at Rand McNally from 1965, you WILL find Israel–and you also find the West Bank is part of Jordan, and Gaza is part of Egypt. You won’t find Palestine. It’s gone. No more.

            For the sake of brevity, I won’t recap (the obvious). By 1948, according to this JEWISH source, there are 620k Jews and 1.3 million NON-Jews:

            jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jewish-and-non-jewish-population-of-israel-palestine-1517-present

            (elsewhere, I saw 6xx,xxx Jews and 7xx,xxx Arabs).

            The UN Partition Plan, approved by a majority of the UN, including ALL the “special countries” (aka the Security Council, including the USSR) approved the creation of Israel, effective May 15, 1948.

            The UN plan gave the Jewish emigrants (the MINORITY) 56% of the “Palestine Mandate” (current Israel plus Gaza plus West Bank), and 43% to the native Palestinians Arabs (the MAJORITY).

            I won’t get into who got the better or worse parcel. Both sides will say “the other side got the better parts.”

            But that was not enough for the Israelis. The took MORE than the partition. When was said and done, 700k Arabs fled. In other words, most of the Arabs fled, including many who were NOT in the UN-defined Israeli state to be carved out of PALESTINE.

            Basically, 1947-48 was the picture the Israelis have (successfully) painted of Hamas on Oct 07, 2024, that picture actually happened in reverse, where the Jews killed and raped and terrorized the Palestinian Arabs. Without TV cameras or cellphones to capture the action.

            So, the native Palestinian Arabs fled-to the West Bank or Gaza or southern Lebanon.

            And then, Israel attacked the Arabs in 1967 and took over the West Bank and Gaza (where most of the 1948 refugees had moved).

            After “peace” of Camp David, when Carter bought out Egypt’s President Sadat, and gave Israel even more aid, the Israelis began putting settlements in the West Bank.

            In the 1990s, this accelerated, as did the rate of expropriation of water, farmland, any kind of land.

            In 2006, Israel did remove Israeli settlements from Gaza. At some point they put a wall up. But Gaza is not independent. Goods cannot be imported or exported to Gaza, unless they go thru Israel. (things can be smuggled, and as we can see, that works for guns, drugs, even booze, but not for normal commerce). The Israelis keep Gaza on a starvation diet, while continuing to annex more and more the West Bank.

            And they also often bombed Gaza. THEY (Israeli words, not mine) “mow the lawn”.

            Palestinians can’t vote for the policies that impact them. They can’t even go from one town to another in the West Bank.

            The Palestinians are treated like crap.

            And yet, it’s their fault. If only they would submit to being 2nd class human beings, like the Africans were in South Africa, or worse than the Africans in America until the 1950s and 1960s.

            So it’s not hard to parse. It’s a colonial war with “Europeans” against the natives.

            Smarter people than I say the solution is a single state where everyone has equal rights.

            Good luck with that. Too much bad blood existed BEFORE Oct 07. Now we multiply it by 10x.

            But it’s a moot point. The Israeli and US governments (hard to ID who is more guilty) always closed the door on a plausible, admittedly poor and fragile, arrangement. They have methodically moved the goalposts.

            You can read all kinds of comments from Israeli politicos, from David Ben-Gurion, to Golda Meir, to present day Netenyahu that show that’s always been the Israeli game plan. “In 75 years, no one will remember.”

            You can watch (still) or listen to all kinds of Israeli and American Jews, like Gideon Levy, Miko Peled, or Max Blumenthal who may be a minority, but show the extent of the abuses perpetrated by the Israeli government. Abuses supported by the majority (60-70%) of Israeli population, by the way.

            As Meled (“Israeli General’s Son” on YouTube) says, the Israeli policy is genocide. No one is stopping them, so why stop?

            So here we are, with the greatest, most seen, slaughter of darker-skinned (but still white) people in world history.

            And that’s just the 33k in Gaza! All the people “detained” without cause; tortured; land stolen. The homes destroyed.

            The Palestinian supporters think “the Palestinians will win”. IF they are, they are paying (and will pay for DECADES) a horrific price.

            It’s very unpleasant topic and better avoided, because of US complicity (encouragement?). As Americans, therefore, we are complicit. Let’s talk about something else.

            I guess it’s easier to rally around, to rally against all of the Blob’s other policies, than against their most criminal one.

            The Blob, the Israeli Lobby, wants Americans to support Israel’s interests unconditionally.

          • Anthea April 7, 2024 at 12:45 am #

            @ Socrates-Detroit:

            I agree with your assessment. I was trying to take as detached a view as possible. I am not as familiar with the history of the situation as you are, but it certainly does seem that Israel’s actions vis-a-vis the Palestinians have been…um…very odious (it’s hard to come up the the right word for this) from the get-go. And even Col. Macgragor–a military man well acquainted with warfare–has described the ongoing slaughter in Gaza as insupportable, even within the context of war.

            Placed within the backdrop of Jewish (or perhaps I should say Zionist) influence in the US, as well as the Jews’ deleterious influence on Western Civilization and Western peoples over the centuries–often resulting in what appears to be well deserved expulsion–it’s pretty hard to side with Israel on this one.

            Here in the US, Jewish influence has given us Hollywood, the promotion of sexual license and deviancy, pornography, the promotion of Affirmative Action and DEI, the suppression of Constitutional rights, and the eternal demands for special treatment from the ACLU and the SPLC. I can definitely see why 109 nations have expelled their Jewish populations.

            Would I like Palestinians? Or Iranians? Or Turks? I don’t know. But I do know that they are not engaged in the social and moral destruction of the US, nor are they engaged in undermining our Constitution and rule of law. The Jews (or Zionists, or whomever) are engaged in this.

            This does not mean I would favor the expulsion of my various Jewish friends and acquaintances from years past. As far as I know, they had nothing to do with this. As with my non-Jewish friends, I may have noted that they did not consistently behave as they should, and appeared to be retarded or half-crazy at times, but that does not mean I want to exterminate either my Jewish friends or my non-Jewish friends.

            It seems to me there are probably humane legal and cultural methods for preventing a Jewish element in the popuation from becoming a problem.

        • Anthea April 6, 2024 at 1:51 pm #

          I was going to add that maybe the Jews should try for reparations, like our African-American cohort.

          The problem with that is that an element of the Jewish leadership has been responsible to millions upon millions of deaths. Bolshevism and the millions of murders appears to have been a creature of Zionism–as is the slaughter in Ukraine, fomented by Victoria Nuland and her co-religionists with a big ole grudge against Russia.

          Now, Jews in general are no more responsible to the actions of their presumed leadership than Americans are responsible for our “leadership’s” world-wide murdering spree. The people responsible are individuals with names and addresses. We even know who they are. It is they who bear responsibility.

          But I feel little sympathy for Americans who have supported all these wars, nor for Jews who have supported the actions of the Zionists.

        • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 2:02 pm #

          Well said. But same caveat as before: Most of the Orthodox now accept Israel. Many of the West Bank settlers are Orthodox.

        • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 2:59 pm #

          Israel’s existence is owed to the fact that the global Jews had no place to go after the war and most of Israel came from Jews immigrating into Palestine.

          You think of Israel as evil, I consider that the Arabs unwilling to settle for half of Palestine under UN auspices and going to war the evil party. With the exception of one get together with the UK and USA over the Suez Canal, ALL the wars there have been initiated by the Arabs, 1948, 1967 and 1973. Israel has humiliated the Arabs every time.

          Yes, israel has been supported as part of the End Times scenarios, who knows what is the real story.

          Who is the most motivated and strong will have the land, it has been that way since the beginning of man. Interestingly, the only group I have seen give up their land is the Biden Mob. Blinken and Myorkas both look like damned fools. Putin, Xi and now Netanyahu are all laughing their asses off at the US.

      • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:33 pm #

        The Turks and the Arabs have been squatting on Christian land so long that it is no longer Christian. Total conquest. Flawless victory.

        Paula’s itinerary of absolute political values presupposes an all encompassing order – a global state in other words that acknowledges this order and enforces it.

        Alba is like this too. Both of them will justify the existence of nations to mitigate against this terrifying Order, but both of them deny the essence of nations, that which is one culture/one people. So they are thus both for and against Globalism at the same time. They want to have their Universal Moral Order and not have it. To have nations, but not really.

        • BackRowHeckler April 6, 2024 at 2:34 pm #

          I know priority #1 is get Constantinople back. I was hoping Russia would do it.

          • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 3:18 pm #

            If the Crusaders hadn’t sacked and looted Orthodox Constantinople, rampaging and murdering the population, the Ottomans wouldn’t have been able to conquer it.

            The Catholics are still at it. They have gotten the Kiev regime to attack the Orthodox Church, just like their forefathers, and they are literally looting the Orthodox once again.

            AND they have sent some of the loot to the Vatican, just like their forefathers.

            Same as it ever was.

            Don’t count on Putin to do the bidding of western Christians.

          • Socrates-Detroit April 6, 2024 at 5:19 pm #

            @BackRowHeckler

            We don’t always agree.

            But having written too much today (already) and seen @Jarek’s comments…

            @Jarek The Turks are working on trying to re-establish the Ottoman Empire, at the expense of Greece.

            Turkey has troops in (the chaos of) Libya. Naval rights in Albania. Turkey has troops in Kosovo, Serbia, for the first time since the Serbs expelled the Turkish invaders in the early 1900s. Erdogan considers the Azerbaijanis his brothers, and there are Turkish maps with Turkey including the Greek Islands and Greek Thrace from West all the way to.. China in the East.

            “Modern Turkey” had MANY Greeks until the middle of the 1800s. As the Ottoman Empire declined, and as the Christians in Europe (first Greece, then Serbia, Rumania, and Bulgaria) became independent, the lot of the Christian in Turkey became more difficult.

            A lot of the Christians wound up… in the US. I digress.

            There was a lot of blood shed, and in 1923, Greece and Turkey did a population exchange. And the Greeks who were allowed to stay in Turkey (in Istanbul/Constantinople, two islands) were eventually squeezed out by “early Nazi” (circa 1933-38) methods and left.

            @BRH

            Constantinople.

            The English (later/now the US) have always wanted to deny Russia (later the USSR, now Russia again) access to the Mediterranean.

            Modern Turkey, including occupied Kurdistan (the Kurds are the world’s LARGEST stateless group), is an important piece of REAL ESTATE–from the Straits to the Mediterranean coastline, to the Caucasus (Georgia, Armenian) to Syria to Iran. Borders Syria (Russia’s most important ally, and Russia’s Navy base on the Med). Less than 500 miles away from Turkey’s former possession, Palestine/Israel.

            Short of hot war, the Turks are constantly threatening Greece, overflying Greek islands–the world is one mistake or one deliberate provocation from hot war between two highly armed NATO countries.

            Turkey illegally occupies northern Syria. Turkey regularly bombs Iraq and Syria.

            The US and Russia cannot afford to have Turkey go totally to the other side. So Turkey plays both and uses this leverage to promote Turkish goals (which may or may not be inimical to both countries). Like all their bases and meddling–even in.. Somalia. Somalia? Yes. You can’t make this up. And of course, Azerbaijan is close to Turkey.

            If you’ve ever dealt with powerful people (a VP, a very wealth client), they don’t like uncertainty. They don’t like LOSSES.

            They would rather have a bird in hand than two in the bush…

            The US and Russia are powerful people. They BOTH have KEY interests in Turkey they, especially the US, cannot risk compromising.

            (Assuming one day we have more competent members of the blob running the US).

            The straits are valuable, of course, but with modern weapons, whoever controls mainland Greece and Crete can keep surface ships out of the Med. But you still have the submarines that can’t be found that need to be cut off at the straits.

            The Turkish Med coast–if Russians had rights there, it’s a MASSIVE problem for the US. THAT is a problem–because the US has vital interests in navigation there (the Ukraine is NOT a US vital interest, but a Russian one. That’s why Russia cannot lose, and must, and will win there).

            Russia needs access to Syria. If Turkey denies overflights, or overland, that’s a problem. Big problem.

            BUT, Turkey is a divided country. Like the US, Red/Blue.

            The Blue is the (relatively affluent, more Westernized, formerly very Greek) coast, from the Black Sea to Adana (Incirlik). Red is rural “core” of Turkey. Which is also poor–poorly irrigated, HIGH DESERT. That’s the rump.

            The Southeast is not blue or red or purple. It’s KURDISH. Green.

            Look a voting map from May 2023.

            Next, google the Sykes-Picot plan–the not-so-secret deal between Britain, France, and Italy to divide up Turkey (current Turkey) after WW1, which inspired Kemal Ataturk to lead and rally the Turks and create modern Turkey.

            You’ll see some similar patterns.

            Something is going to happen. Maybe while we are all fixated on Gaza and the Ukraine? Maybe after they have a cease-fire?

            The Turks, today, are milking both the US and Russia. Erdogan has one foot in two boats. He can’t continue much longer. He 70. He has NO successor. After him, le deluge.

            Turkey will be forced by event, or choose to move closer, to one side. When they do that, for whatever gain, the LOSS of antagonizing the other side will be MUCH greater.

            At that time, the Turks may do something too much–attack Greece? A (suicidal!) attack on Israel? Double-cross Russia? The US.

            I’m going with

            C. Double-cross Russia.

            The Russians will “strike”. The “West” will also come in. The Greeks may be attacked, but will stay put (Greece is not really Western–they don’t use Latin Letters, they still use Greek).

            It will be a brief, bloody mess. When the smoke clears…

            The coastal crescent will be NON-Russian. Maybe it will be “Anatolia”? Or Asia Minor? Or New Turkey?

            The Anglo-Americans will “give” Greece Constantiniople (Istanbul)–not because they love the Greeks (they don’t), but because they want to KEEP RUSSIA OUT. That will probably be some kind of deal, and the Greeks will be stuck between two hard places. But, finally, after 57x years, Hagia Sophia will be a Church. And there are still many Christians in Greece, so the Greeks will take it.

            I can’t talk to the current state of relations between Israeli and Palestinian people, but the common folk, and small and medium businesses seem to get along. When Greece was more affluent, many Greeks went to Turkey to shop. Now it’s the reverse. So a Greek Adminsration without too much bloodshed is plausible.

            Russia is going to compensate Armenia for the loss of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabkh) by giving it “Pontus”–the eastern coast of the Black Sea, which had many Christians, and which was to be part of Armenia after WW1, before Kemal Ataturke changed the plan. Armenia will NOW have Black Sea access–controlled by Russia, of course.

            Armenia is NEVER going to be a NATO member. Sorry.

            And Russia will be the mid-wife for the new nation of… Kurdistan.

            That’s right. And Kurds (in today’s Turkey) will be SO grateful–they will STOP helping Kurds in Russia’s’ friends SYRIA and IRAN. The Turkish Kurds are the biggest batch of Kurds. They are the “leaders”. They will persuade, or whip, the others into line.. This will make SYRIA and IRAN governments quite happy.

            And Russia will now have a DIRECT PATH to Syria via Armenia and Kurdistan. Georgia will probably go along, but if not, ships can go from Russia to Armenia.

            So now BOTH Russia (and by extension, China) and the US each have their BIRD in hand.

            What’s left? If you look at Sykes-Picot, the high deser, the RUMP, that will be Turkiye.

            The Turks in crescent are more Europeanized. They are the MEXICO (in the NAFTA sense) of Europe. Some of they are “CryptoChristian”. Some may discover they are Greeks (who converted to Islam rather than leave or be killed. DNA tests in Turkey–google them. I think they are illegal. Many Turks are PARANOID of the Greeks, or the prospect that they are of Greek stock).

            And there you have it. The Americans get theirs, the Russians get theirs, and the rump–that’s where they both play.

            If you’ve actually read all this, congratulations. It does sound crazy.

            But as this world chugs toward the end, the 2nd Coming, this may just happen, before the final phase, whatever that may be.

            Who knows, maybe Israel will be involved. Turkey and Israel and Greece are not all in “sync’ regarding oil and gas in the Eastern Med.

            The world is angry place right now. It’s more tense than it has been since the Cuban Missile Crisis, or November 1973.

            In the capitals of the three big players: the USA, China, and Russia, they probably are not in the mood for ONE more wannabe 2nd rate major player like France, Israel.

            Turkey picked a bad time to become the 2nd Ottoman Empire. Or maybe it was an opportune time.

            Things with Greece were very tense, until God zapped the Turks with a couple of kilotons of earthquake, and the Turks had dial back the rhetoric and aircraft incursions.

            It’s crazy. Let’s call it the Soc-Det WAG. But if it happens, you read it here first!

          • Socrates-Detroit April 6, 2024 at 5:26 pm #

            Good point Paula.

            IMO (others, who sound more knowledgeable, have disagreed), the Byzantines (aka the “Romanized Greeks”) never recovered from the sack and looting of the Crusaders in 1204 (who failed in the Holy Land, and attacked the city on the way back).

            Here’s a quick alternate history perspective: the Crusaders looted many churches, as well as ordinary money (gold and silvers).

            Constantinople was the richest city in Europe at the time.

            The loot wound up in northern Italian city states. It was melted down, and banks issued paper claims against their new gold.

            If they did this in fact (I read that somewhere once), that’s the start of modern capitalism. And it was built on the loot and bones of (mostly) Greeks.

          • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 9:00 pm #

            You left out Cyprus, Socrates. But yeah, Erdogan is a master at playing both sides.

            But I am surprised that you want to carve out a “homeland” for the Kurds when you spend so much time railing against the homeland for the Jews.

            As I understand it, the Armenian massacre was carried out by the Kurds, doing the Turk’s dirty work, and they were rewarded with Armenian houses and farms.
            They are doing the same thing now in Syria, at the bequest of the US, and are taking over Syrian property, backed by the US military.

            But they want more? And you support that? Like I said, I am surprised.
            When it comes to nasty tribes, ain’t nobody got nothing on the Kurds.

            And having the west come in and divide up Turkish, Iraqi, Iranian and Syrian land for the benefit of one tribe smacks of the Balfour Declaration, in my opinion.

          • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 9:04 pm #

            Also, having gold doesn’t make capitalism, or Spain or Mali would have been major capitalist countries.

            Capitalism is when productive industries are built, workers hired to do the labor, and profits are taken from the sales, then reinvested in more productive industry.

            Until you get to where we are today, with no investment in production as profitable as Wall Street gambling. That works until the chips run out.

            Then it all goes to hell, leading to depression and/or war.

            Been there, done that. On our way to doing it again.

          • Socrates-Detroit April 6, 2024 at 11:12 pm #

            @Paula

            I’m not an expert on the Kurds.

            Woodrow Wilson envisioned a Kurdish nation (and an Armenia) after WW1. France did not envision a Kurdish nation. That was to be part of the “French region of influence”

            (I think I may have mis-spoke above on Sykes-Picot above and confused it with the Treaty of Sevres)

            I understand the Kurds participated WITH the Turks in the Armenian Holocaust.

            In the 1980s, the Turks conducted a pretty harsh war on the Kurds. Some news coverage.

            I support anyone the Turks attack.

            There are no Kurds at the time of Christ. I don’t know when they appear in the area.

            Kurds speak their own language–Kurdish.

            In Turkey, it is illegal to use Kurdish as a language of instruction in both public and private schools.

            So, it seems to me. the Kurds are “different” from the Turks.

            So, yes, on the basis of principle, if Kurds are a big majority in SE Turkey and want their own state, I can understand that.

            As for a Jewish homeland, that’s a different issue. And a difficult one

            It’s easy for me, or anyone, to say they support l for a Jewish Homeland, until we get to the details that entail expelling whoever was there before.

            However, the Palestinians did not perpetuate the Holocaust. Germans did. But the Palestinians are expected to give up their land to make up for the crimes of other Europeans?

            What do you think?

          • Paula D April 7, 2024 at 12:35 pm #

            What do I think? I think that, 100 years on, having Europe carve up the Middle East turned out to be a bad idea.

            Therefore, having Europe and the US carve up Turkey, Syria, Iran and Iraq this century, for the benefit of the people without a land, the Kurds, who everyone around the area seems to hate more than they hate the Jews, will be another bad idea.

            People have to be evicted for the Kurds to get their houses and farms. That happened to the Armenians and it’s now happening in Syria. Guess what? They don’t like it. They fight back.

            I never said the Kurds were Turkish. I said that they allied with the Turks in the Armenian genocide, and they are now allied with the Americans in the theft of 30% of Syria, and they also allied with the Americans in Iraq, when the US was trying to overthrow that government, and beyond. They ally with whoever is stronger, in order to make land grabs.

            Handing them a homeland, as some sort of “moral” deal, would not work out well. It would be worse than Israel, because at least Israel has tried to work out deals with the Palestinians, and there are still Palestinians in Israel, including in the Knesset.
            I doubt the Kurds would do that, although I don’t know for sure. I don’t think it’s a good idea to try to find out.

          • Jarek April 7, 2024 at 1:34 pm #

            Kurds look like Turks and act like Turks. If you put a lot of them in a Euro-American city, you’d have the young men hanging around, insulting White passerbys, and of course, the grooming and rape gangs.

            Saladin was a Kurd.

            They are different in that they seem to put ethnicity before Islam, perhaps because they’ve been denied it by larger groups.

            Woman soldiers? That’s different too.

            How many are Christian? Any idea?

          • Socrates-Detroit April 7, 2024 at 11:49 pm #

            @PaulaD

            Now I see! I gave you the impression that the big powers are going to break up Turkey to create Kurdistan.

            No, no, no! If that’s how it came across, I regret it.

            No one cares about the Kurds’ rights!

            My (crazy-sounding) theory is premised on my belief that Turkey, in its present state, given the present state of the world (war in the Ukraine, chronic attacks on Syria, and the situation in Israel/Palestine), is just too important for both the US and Russia to allow Turkey to go “all-in” with the other side.

            So, rather than risk “losing Turkey”, in the event of some kind of crisis in Turkey that becomes unstable (that could be the Kurds or Greeks or given the situation in Palestine, the Israelis)

            I think the US and Russia might prefer to control THEIR own parts of Turkey (the US gets the coast and Russia gets greater Armenia and a Kurdistan) rather than risk “losing Turkey to the other”.

            The Kurds would benefit AS A RESULT, not because that was the plan.

            Similarly, in a war-like situation where the Russia and the US might prefer to compromise on Constantinople/Istanbul rather than risk escalation, a plausible compromise might be to let the Greeks “administer” it. Greece is nominally Orthodox (like Russia), yet a NATO country (like the US), with a screwed up economy. So maybe Greece becomes like Tito’s Yugoslavia? A 50/50 neutral? I don’t know (but I like that idea!!)

            There is nothing moral in any of this. Nations and leaders do things on the basis of self-interest, not morality. Putin is not looking to further polish his image by “liberating Kurdistan”. He (or his successor) is looking out for his perch and his country.

            If there is a moral reason that coincides, they use to rally the public.

            There are no do-gooders in this world.

            @Jarek

            The Kurds are Moslems. They speak a different language.

            I don’t know the differences–but they are different enough that they fight each other.

  42. Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 11:25 am #

    I see Bobby Jr. dragged that flaky rich chick to the border, to educate her and repair some of the damage he did to his campaign.

    Guess what? She know has come to the realization that a wall is necessary (where appropriate). Duh!

    God knows who wandering in as they felt like it, and we were going to manage that with anything but a barrier?

    It’s really too bad that PDJT didn’t stick to his guns on that one.

    Far too many elitist snobs who don’t live anywhere near our southern border thought if Orange Man was for something, they had to be against it, because he couldn’t no more about anything at all than they did.

    • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 11:49 am #

      “Know” more, not “no”.

      • malthuss April 6, 2024 at 12:51 pm #

        now has etc

        • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 1:26 pm #

          Thank you. I’m stuck on that word today.

    • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 12:01 pm #

      Beryl

      Remember the apparent stupidity stems from politics.

      Politician – one whose intelligence has been removed by the pressure of Election Day.

      Think about this setup on the border.

      Trump’s steel wall, the one that is shown in all the news videos. Topped with broken glass. Then a line of razor wire on both sides of the wall, from a distance of 6 feet, to the wall itself. Then a road to patrol inside of the fence assembly. Then if you want to get serious, another fence setup inside the road. That would definitely stop the flow. It would stop injuries and deaths at the border because guess what, no one would try.

      It would be sweet to see the migrant population skyrocket in Mexico, but just for a while as they would stop the influx coming from all over the world. Mexico has a long memory, they hate the USA since the 1800s. Right now, they are laughing their asses off at us, the wall would bring that to a halt PDQ. Mexico would be forced to set up their own defensive posture against invasion.

      For me, I would be laughing my ass off at them.

      • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 12:10 pm #

        We are witnessing the schism in the Dems, the split between the “tear down the USA” progressives, and the moderates that say “Wait an effing moment, we are not trying to destroy the people of the USA”. This split may elect Trump, hopefully.

        The end result may be the destruction of that element that is trying to tear down the USA, that 20% that profess to the Communistic tenets of MLK, his disciples in the Black community, to Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, both documented Communists. Those Have Not gimmes may have to move elsewhere to promote their gimme attitudes, hopefully.

        • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 12:11 pm #

          And take Biden’s criminal Mob with them.

    • BackRowHeckler April 6, 2024 at 12:24 pm #

      Its kind of late to close the border, the damage has been done.

      Expect to see tens of millions more “Newcomers” packed in between now & January. And if Dems win in Nov. half the 3rd World will be drained of its excess populations. I’ve read as many as two billion people desire to emigrate here. The doors will be flung wide open.

      • MiTurn April 6, 2024 at 2:32 pm #

        “ts kind of late to close the border, the damage has been done.
        Expect to see tens of millions more “Newcomers” packed in between now & January. ”

        BRH, unfortunately, you are correct. That is why I think we ought to save what we can and have a national divorce. Red-states go one way, blue-states another. And let them keep their illegals.

    • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 12:30 pm #

      Duh? So radar, drones, night vision cameras, planes, horseback and truck patrols, motion detectors, etc. are not enough? We have to build a wall, right on people’s property, stopping animal migration, because the law is not being enforced, so instead we build a giant wall?

      Why not just enforce the law? Too hard? Better to screw the animals?

      • JohnAZ April 6, 2024 at 12:49 pm #

        Paula

        Open eyes, please, that is what is there now, and IT DOES NOT WORK. Yes the wall is the only thing that works, the only thing as has been documented by the Border Patrol over and over.

        Enforce the law? Trump did that, Biden does not. The consequence is the admission of millions of “Newcomers” destroying the USA.

      • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 1:21 pm #

        It boggles my mind that people who know there is a deliberate policy to allow millions of illegal aliens into the country, can somehow simultaneously believe that building a wall will stop that policy.

        They are now flying people directly into the country, bypassing the border completely.

        Are you wall advocates going to scream about building a 30,000 ft wall around the country to stop those flights?
        That would be consistent, at least.

        The policy has to stop, or they will continue flooding the country with illegals, whether over the border, or straight to O’Hare, wall or no wall.

        • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 1:34 pm #

          “Are you wall advocates going to scream about building a 30,000 ft wall around the country to stop those flights?”

          Of course not.

          Here is some of what Ms. Shanahan has to say. I won’t say that I think she and Bobby have it nailed, but I was just struck by how they both agree with Trump (and others) on the utility of a wall:

          “This should not be a political issue because maintaining a border is a fundamental duty of a sovereign nation. Doesn’t matter what your political party is – this is your job if you’re in government.

          In 2024, we can begin to solve issues that should have never divided the nation in the first place.

          It looks like the following:

          1. separating immigration policy from border security (they are two separate functions).

          2. utilizing all the latest in border technology (sensing technologies, fences/walls where appropriate, border patrol where appropriate).

          3. Working with our diplomatic partners in Latin America and abroad to provide legal paths for
          Immigration. I learned today people are flying into Mexico from all over the world to be escorted, often by cartels, to our border gaps.”

          • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:50 pm #

            Let them come and then put them in barbed wire enclosures sans shelters in Nevada, you know like what we did to the German POWs.

            Let a couple go back to get the word out. The torrent will die out real fast, promise.

          • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 3:25 pm #

            Sounds to me like she agrees with me, enforce the damn border. That is the job of the government.

            Use existing technology. Then she says “walls where appropriate”.
            Here’s where walls are not appropriate – where they interfere with animal migration and where people’s land would have to be seized in order to build the wall.

            Also, she is not a rich kid. She grew up in poverty in Oakland, the same Oakland that EF always talks about as violent.

            Her family, headed by a single mom because her father is mentally ill, relied on food stamps, and she went to work as a teenager to help support the family.

            She didn’t suddenly lose that because she married a rich guy later. She didn’t suddenly become a flaky rich kid.
            You don’t get to pretend that she is the same as Paris Hilton or Kim Kardashian. She is not.

          • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 5:07 pm #

            I didn’t call her a flaky rich kid.

            Her mother was a divorcee or was still married to her dad, not a “single mom” as we commonly know it, but that’s neither here nor there.

            She’s known financial hardship as a child. She’s now very rich and a flake.

        • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:48 pm #

          No green card. No benefits. No jobs. No nothing. That’s the real Wall. No one wants that! It would hurt profits, which is what our country really cares about and all it really cares about.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder April 6, 2024 at 10:28 pm #

            Can’t disagree with any of that.

            But I must be honest, Janos…still trying to figure out what your game plan is for achieving (close to) perfection.

            Which form of national fascism is the right one? And if it can exist, why doesn’t it currently exist in national form? Or did it, in your estimation…briefly?

          • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 11:49 pm #

            It does: Russia. Fascism is just nationalism – real nationalism not the kind dying from Capitalism.

      • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 1:24 pm #

        Paula I share your concerns for the animals, but somehting I have noticed for some time is that major migrations tend to happen in patterns and even with a wall these things can be accommodated.

        I have been something of a birdwatcher for some time, and people would laugh at my hobby but then they’d go with me one time and get hooked.

        One of my relatives got so competitive at it that I used to joke about it, but then I found out that competitive birdwatching is actually a thing.

        Another friend of ours just happened to be in the exact place (some plateau or other) where there is a major hawk migration, at the time it was happening, so he had us beat.

        My point is, these things are predictable, and I see no reason why openings in the wall can’t align with major migration routes, and be guarded for illegal human migration (which is bad for wildlife) at the same time.

        Even the butterflies. The wall is too high? Well make the upper part open enough that they can pass through easily.

        This would all be less expensive then the illegal immigration.

        • Paula D April 6, 2024 at 3:29 pm #

          I’m glad that you care about the animals. There is an endangered panther that is particularly at risk from the wall, that I know of.

          That doesn’t solve the problem of expropriating people’s land, but I can see having opening for animals, just like the wildlife corridors some countries use to protect animals from getting killed by cars and trucks on highways.

          I still think that the illegal immigration is happening because our ruling overlords want it to happen. We have to stop that, and the problem will stop.

          RFK gets it. Joe Biden apologized for using the word “illegal” when talking about the illegal alien that murdered the girl on the Georgia campus.
          I see a difference.

        • MrMangoOnMyShoulder April 6, 2024 at 10:34 pm #

          I like animals too, but I think the butterflies and hawks can figure it out just fine. The panthers, okay, let’s see what we can do (or not, they’ll be fine, too). It’s the folks with musty backpacks and tuberculosis that would have to come up with a plan B…

          • Paula D April 7, 2024 at 12:43 pm #

            The ones who are invited in by the Biden administration? The ones who are called “newcomers”? The ones that Biden apologized for calling “illegal”?

            The ones who get plane tickets and cell phones? The ones who get housed in fine hotels?

            Putting a wall up would stop all that?

            Yeah….right.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder April 7, 2024 at 1:51 pm #

            Nope. But it would stop the ones without plane tickets.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder April 7, 2024 at 1:52 pm #

            (which is surely the majority, for now at least…)

          • Paula D April 7, 2024 at 7:52 pm #

            They get plane or bus tickets when they come over the border.

            This is deliberate policy, not a failure of wall.

    • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:34 pm #

      Your man is taking her on weekend trips, the best restaurants and hotels!

  43. Paula D April 6, 2024 at 12:31 pm #

    Hey Beryl, remember when you asked how they could possibly announce that home gardening is bad for the climate?

    I ran across this guy talking about it. He talks about the chicken scare bullshit also.

    .youtube.com/watch?v=59x4zgJvIHg

    • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 1:13 pm #

      That’s a nice video, thanks for posting.

      I had seen those studies he speaks of, but of course I hadn’t read them. That one he’s quoting from looks like it was written by a high school kid.

      Using words like “many” and “often” without providing any numbers.

      It’s sad when a nice person like that has to go to bat for other nice people because the evil has permeated what we used to call science so bad.

    • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:52 pm #

      You are persecuting Black bird watchers by your very existence. If you see a Yellow Belly Sap Sucker, then they can’t cuz it’s already been seen and shit.

  44. malthuss April 6, 2024 at 12:43 pm #

    Lottery ticket sales way UP in USA.

    • malthuss April 6, 2024 at 12:52 pm #

      how can i protect myself from hyperinflation?

      Or as Howard Ruff asked 40+ years ago–how to prepare for the hard times? [or something like that

      • Anthea April 7, 2024 at 8:54 am #

        @ malthuss:

        You can’t. Nor can you protect yourself from anything else that’s coming down the pike–beyond those measures that common prudence would dictate in both good times and bad: Get out of debt, avoid people and places that pose a risk to your person and possessions, do what you can towards your material security, and generally do what you can to make yourself a useful, upright, and reckonable person.

        In a way, we who are commenting here are like a bunch of kids telling each other scary stories around the campfire, and we do it for the same reason: it’s kind of fun. Are there scary things out there in the dark? Sure. There are always scary things out in the dark. There are spiders, nasty biting insects, tree roots to trip over, lianas to get tangled up in, scary animals (lions and tigers and bears), and who knows what (or who) else.

        Will you encouter troubles in life? I think you can pretty well count on that.

        What matters is not so much your material circumstances as how you acquit yourself, and how you aquit yourself will depend mainly of your strength of character, your moral compass, and your faith in God. So that’s what you should work on and how you should prepare.

    • BackRowHeckler April 6, 2024 at 1:24 pm #

      Phew! I got an Al Quds day hangover.

      What a party!!

    • BackRowHeckler April 6, 2024 at 1:26 pm #

      8 years! 8 years for all of you!!.

  45. beantownbill. April 6, 2024 at 1:32 pm #

    Yesterday as I was driving home, ‘the Eve of Destruction’ by Barry McGuire came on the radio. Except for a few places, the 1965 lyrics could have been written in 2024. McGuire’s raspy voice fit perfectly with the song.

    It’s interesting how things come full circle. Here it is 59 years later and the same concerns are plaguing our society, except we’re closer to destruction than ever before.

    People never learn.

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    • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 1:35 pm #

      We were on the eve then. Now it’s almost midnight.

      • beantownbill. April 6, 2024 at 1:57 pm #

        Sorry, Beryl, but I think we’re way past midnight.

        • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 5:14 pm #

          We won’t know what time it is until we KNOW.

  46. beantownbill. April 6, 2024 at 1:55 pm #

    Actually, I’ve had it with the anti-Israel comments. Unless you’re Jewish, you have no clue about what it’s like to live there. Long before 10/7, I’ve been told hair-raising stories from natives about Arabs’ treatment of Jews. No matter whose land it is, no one should be subjected to that.

    I’m never going to convince anyone to change their minds, so say whatever you want. From now on, I’m going to completely ignore such comments, except maybe some extreme ones like ‘kill all the Jews’. Fighting such ignorance isn’t worth the effort.

    • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 2:21 pm #

      I notice some instances of arabs not treating other people very well, including other arabs, in places with no jews at all present.

      • benr April 7, 2024 at 5:00 pm #

        I find it interesting that NO ONE wants these Palestinian troublemakers and all the pro-Hamas types making all the noise refuse to accept that the people they advocate for are actually always stirring shit up no matter where they go.

        And for the buffoons that are squawking about Genocide there are five times as many Palestinians now than forty years ago.
        That is NOT genocide.
        Genocide is the attempt to completely wipe out a people by murdering them I am very sure some Armenians could educate you on what that actually means since the Turks wiped out entire villages down to the last child and their dogs.
        The Turks really tried and failed.
        Meanwhile warning people you are going to attack a certain area is not Genocide nor is not letting them back into the area.

        Genocide- the deliberate KILLING of a large number of people from a particular nation or ethnic group with the aim of destroying that nation or group.

        Anyone claiming Israel is Committing genocide is a moron plain and simple.

        Now Ethnic cleansing is an argument one can make.

        Rendering an area ethnically homogeneous by using force or intimidation to remove from a given area persons of another ethnic or religious group, which is contrary to international law.

        Oh my one side held accountable and maligned while the other all but does anything they wish and the leftist turds support it and demonstrate for Hamas.

        The subtle difference Palestinians are being forced to relocate.
        The real problem NO ONE WANTS THEM.

        Now Hamas wants to commit Genocide on them pesky Jews as well as ethnic cleansing as do most Arabs in the region.
        Israel should just knock down the wall into Egypt and tell all the Palestinians move you have two weeks and then we mow down every standing stick in Gaza and the region never really called Palestine.
        Time to end this farce once and for all.
        As far as the UN there are 83 Muslim nations who all vote against Israel but never do anything to actually help this situation out and why should they the propaganda campaigns against Jews and Israel are working on the same fools clamoring for Socialism and or Communism.

        • TruthSeeker1986 April 7, 2024 at 7:57 pm #

          @benr

          You supporting Israel is no different than people blindly supporting the Muslims so why be a hypocrite about it? Neither one of you can come up a good logical reason as to why you support one over the other.

          The only difference I see is that those of you supporting and cheerleading for Israel are mostly old and blind by religion. You scream “Satanism” whenever it comes down to the “blob” but who’s religion is the one that have people mutilating their kids? I almost got circumcised because of that crazy religious madness when I was a child. But my mother didn’t do it because I cried so bad, she made them stop cutting on me. Yet according to some of you only the “trans” people are mutilating kids. What a joke, they aren’t the only ones doing this, religious assholes do it too.

          Now, the people supporting Muslims are young libs who are just virtue signaling like they do with any group they believe is “oppressed”. Like I saw a group on X called “Queers For Palestinians” a group of gays who support them yet too damn idiotic to realize that first chance the Muslims get they’ll kill them regardless of the support they are giving them. Liberals are dumb, but so are a majority of you conservatives who get angry over Israel being criticized for any reason.

          When it comes down to it, you’re all both quite dumb as hell for supporting either side. The Jews have been using this country like it’s bitch for decades. Muslims are being shift off onto other nations by the very people you blindly support because they WANT them to cause trouble for these countries. Why do you think Israel is so obsessed with expanding all over the Middle East? They don’t have to worry about pissed off Muslims running around Israel blowing up shit. And Hamas didn’t create itself, neither did Isis.

          • benr April 8, 2024 at 8:33 pm #

            Your complete and utter ignorance is showing.

            Read the Koran and then get back to me why I oppose Hamas and Palestinians in general.
            I also support India over Pakistan.
            Armenians over the turks.

    • BackRowHeckler April 6, 2024 at 2:28 pm #

      I don’t blame you Bill; however, even on this site plenty of us support Israel 100%. We’re just not as loud about it as the antis, altho JAZ, Ben & King of Comedy state a pretty good case.

      So take heart, my friend.

      • OG April 7, 2024 at 12:12 pm #

        Can’t you see, Heckler? Supporting Israel “100%” while they commit genocide is a pock on your soul.

    • OG April 7, 2024 at 12:16 pm #

      Bill, I know that you are a reasonable man. It is beneath you to claim that anyone said anything of the kind. I won’t even quote your fabricated quote. I will never have such rubbish appear under my handle.

      Nobody here is saying that. C’mon, you’re better than that.

  47. Jarek April 6, 2024 at 1:58 pm #

    Watched Nicole’s video. She’s Nicole now just like Jill Stein was Jill. Anyway, Nicole said that on Day One she would gather that best ethicists to combat abuses of AI.

    But Nicole, what if its very existence is bad? You’ll protect the images of actors? Defend against it being used to make up false speech for court cases? What about it taking millions of jobs? That’s what it’s meant for, right? To save money?
    Are you going to defend against that?

    No. Thus we still need the 11th commandment, Thou shalt not make a machine in the image of the human mind, the Orange Bible to put it in, and Butlerian Jihad to put it in to effect.

    • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 2:29 pm #

      She talks about healing.

      Way long ago, before the time of Trump the candidate, I was getting more involved in local and state government issues, and there was some kind of mindset creeping in that I couldn’t quite describe, among the people pushing for changes that I thought were detrimental.

      I realized after a time that you couldn’t really have a discussion with these people, because they were on some sort of holy crusade, even though they displayed no overt religion and the issues weren’t typical ones we associate with religion.

      These people talked a lot about us all coming together again so that the healing could begin, the assumption being that they were right in all things and once we realized that we would get better.

      I want nothing to do with any healers.

      • Jarek April 6, 2024 at 2:42 pm #

        A good doctor is a healer of a kind. There are other kinds too. But believing in “healing” is not being a healer. So if that’s your point, I agree.

        Politics does serve as source of meaning for some – thus religion in the psychological sense.
        So she might enact a lateral move, attempt to create a new medical orthodoxy, better in some ways, worse in others.

        Cleaning up our food sounded good to me, but that’s just one “plank”. What about the rest of her and Bobby’s ideas?

  48. Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 2:13 pm #

    I have been urging RFK Jr. to talk to Julie Kelly and get a real understanding of January 6th.

    As it turns out, other people have been talking to him about January 6 as well.

    I saw this headline rom an article at Breitbart and I was all, “Be still, my heart”, but sad to say, my hopes were soon dashed:

    “Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Undercuts Democrats on January 6: ‘Little Evidence of a True Insurrection’”

    This wouldn’t just be Democrats he’s undercutting, last time I looked Karl Rove and Liz Cheney were Republicans.

    This is how his statement starts out:

    “January 6 is one of the most polarizing topics on the political landscape. I am listening to people of diverse viewpoints on it in order to make sense of the event and what followed. I want to hear every side.”

    There’s that word. Diverse. This can’t be good. Are there really “sides” to the truth? I continue on anyway.

    “It is quite clear that many of the January 6 protestors broke the law in what may have started as a protest but turned into a riot. Because it happened with the encouragement of President Trump, and in the context of his delusion that the election was stolen from him, many people see it not as a riot but as an insurrection.”

    What a crock. Did he really write this? “Because it happened with the encouragement of President Trump” no it didn’t.

    “In the context of his delusion that the election was stolen from him”. Trump won.

    “Many people see it not as a riot but as an insurrection.” This is what I’m talking about with that “study” on backyard farming”. What “many” see has no bearing at all as to whether or not it it was an insurrection. The fact that no one has been charged with an insurrection might have some bearing, but somebody thinking so does not.

    No wonder he bought into climate change.

    “I have not examined the evidence in detail, but reasonable people, including Trump opponents, tell me there is little evidence of a true insurrection. They observe that the protestors carried no weapons, had no plans or ability to seize the reins of government, and that Trump himself had urged them to protest “peacefully.”

    So, he didn’t examine the evidence, people with no reason to lie told him that Trump urged the crowd to protest peacefully, but he still manages to claim that Trump encouraged the mob to do something wrong.

    “As President, I will appoint a special counsel — an individual respected by all sides — to investigate whether prosecutorial discretion was abused for political ends in this case, and I will right any wrongs that we discover. Without the impartial rule of law, there is no true democracy or moral governance. That’s why John Adams, a staunch patriot, defended the British soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre in court. If we betray justice in pursuit of an ideal, that betrayal will corrupt anything we accomplish.”

    I see what he did there.

    “One can, as I do, oppose Donald Trump and all he stands for, and still be disturbed by the weaponization of government against him.”

    What’s this “everything he stand for” business? I voted for Donald Trump in the first place because he stood for a lot of the things that I thought were important.

    Am I disappointed in him? Yes I am. Did he make mistakes, and listen to the wrong people? Yes he did.

    Nevertheless, anybody who opposes everything Trump stands for proves to me that they aren’t on the same side I am.

    Why do I feel like that gratuitous swipe at Trump was a condition of getting his money from his VP choice?

    • SoftStarLight April 6, 2024 at 4:14 pm #

      Hmm, maybe he is simply moving the window. Honestly a lot of the people who are going to vote for him are coming at things from the left, not the right. But he is advocating for a more fair adjudication of the matter in general. A lot of self help people get it wrong you know. Sometimes you don’t get to choose your friends. And so often in politics, the really critical fights often make for strange bedfellows. With all this other really stressful stuff going on my humble suggestion is simply to go with the flow and let these things unspool a bit more. The election is an enternity away in political time anyway.

      • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 5:28 pm #

        That “I oppose Trump” pledge is new, and it concerns me.

        If you read a lot of books, you will have seen that for the last decade or so it seems that there is a requirement, even in fiction, to include some anti-Trump rhetoric and if not that, at least some wokeisms, to even get published.

        We have seen that film is now that way, so is publishing. I am not exaggerating.

        Why his change in tone now?

        I suspect a deal has been made with Ms. Moneybags.

        “Look, I’ll support your border policy but you have to distance yourself in every way from Orange Man.”

        He’s done everything but look at the evidence or talk to the woman who has spent over three years reporting on that single day.

        But hey, at least he got “diverse” points of view.

        • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 9:33 pm #

          I have a late evening confession lol. I actually don’t read books at all lol. I mean, I have books but I kinda collect them and look at them. Almost like they are rocks too. I however read voraciously online. I could probably just as well do online books but my time management sitch has been out of control for forever.

      • Ron Anselmo April 6, 2024 at 5:50 pm #

        “With all this other really stressful stuff going on my humble suggestion is simply to go with the flow…” ~ SoftStarLight

        A wise friend once told me – you need more than karma and good luck – you need to know when to wu wei.

        • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 9:34 pm #

          Yes, wu wei is also along the lines of what they call living the dream from what i understand

          • Ron Anselmo April 8, 2024 at 2:56 am #

            Yes, Dreamy, living your dream – going with the flow – effortless action.<3

  49. jim April 6, 2024 at 2:26 pm #

    Our politics is stuck, our culture is stuck, and our economy is stuck.

    In all of these parts of our society, the solution seems always to be a perpetual state of endless repetition– a doubling down on already failed policies/trends and strategies (bring Ukraine into Nato, continue to centralize bureaucracy, accelerate the discretionary ability to create more money and credit.

    How do we break out of such self- destructive grooves?

    Could it somehow be that our entire society is now primarily functioning to defend against a sense of growing vulnerability that, at this point, is just too painful to acknowledge–that we are now literally face-to-face with the real limits to our individual and collective powers.

    Maybe this outer ideal image of ourselves as a nation and as individuals is cracking and we need to have the courage to go beyond our repetitive assertions of delusional invulnerability.

    • Beryl of Oyl April 6, 2024 at 2:41 pm #

      Our culture is flat, nearly dead.

    • SoftStarLight April 6, 2024 at 4:06 pm #

      Elon Musk says he is going to build a city on Mars. And a lot of the cities on Earth are terrifying. What if Mars doesn’t want to contain cities?

      • Slugoon April 6, 2024 at 5:09 pm #

        Life evolved to suit the conditions on Earth. This colonising of Mars is BS, pie in the sky, fantasy. I like Elon though.

        • BackRowHeckler April 6, 2024 at 6:47 pm #

          Elon has admitted that putting people on Mars is not practical and indeed is a fantasy. But you have to give the guy credit for thinking big.

          • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 7:08 pm #

            It would be interesting if teleportation existed. So that you could go to Mars for a day or something. But to live there? It’s an irradiated, very cold and rusted desert. Maybe there are oasis of remaining water beneath the surface? But then you have to ask yourself if you want to live underground basically all the time.

          • TruthSeeker1986 April 7, 2024 at 8:07 pm #

            @SoftStarLight

            Seems like the Elites Want to live underground forever if they cause a nuclear holocaust to happen. They sure as hell won’t be able to live on the surface anymore, no one will. Mars only looked interested in one movie, Total Recall. Ever since the three breasted mutant I wanted to go there and see if they were for real. Not a joke.

      • Paula D April 7, 2024 at 7:56 pm #

        Think about the fact that it seems more doable to move to Mars than to restore Earth as a livable planet.

        Pathetic.

  50. Jarek April 6, 2024 at 2:35 pm #

    NO THANKS: SEVEN REASONS THE U.S. MILITARY IS FALLING SHORT OF RECRUITMENT GOALS

    July 30, 2022 Padraig Martin Articles

    The United States has a problem. That, of course, is a massive understatement. America has multiple problems, but the biggest problem Washington, DC, currently faces is a recruitment crisis for reasons that are deeper than so-called military readiness. The entire American system relies on the threat of power projection. The following explains that which is at stake for the imperial regime, seven reasons it is happening, and an opportunity for Southern Nationalism.

    The all-volunteer military has struggled to make its recruitment quotas for years, but this year may be the worst in its history. At the time of this writing, the U.S. Army has made only 40% of its annual recruitment targets for Fiscal Year 2022. Since the fiscal year runs October 1 to September 30, that leaves roughly two months for the Army to make up its numbers. The problem is that school is out. Most recruitment is done from January to May, when high school seniors join the Army to help them figure out their future path. The summer months are typically for the sake of filling the remaining 10%, not 60%. Other services are struggling, too, with the exception of the Marine Corps (which will barely make their numbers) and the Space Force (which only needs five hundred nerds). For our elites, that is a problem.

    Washington, DC, relies on a combination of hard power – defined as war making capacity and economics – and soft power – defined as cultural influence. The latter is falling apart, as more countries ban Hollywood products that are definitively “woke.” It turns out that traditional Muslims, Hindus, Maoists, and Orthodox Christians have finally found something upon which they can universally agree: they do not want their children to see black lesbians kiss in cartoon movies. Consequently, as the West fully embraces degeneracy and effeminacy, the rest of the world, from Accra to Vladivostok, are finding alternative entertainment sources that do not promote “Western values.” American soft power is crumbling in real time. The erosion of hard power, however, is the real concern for the Empire.

    Like it or not, if the Leftist West wants to achieve its global version of a “Green New Deal,” it needs all governments on board. This requires hard power. The rest of the world must rely on Western economic strength and simultaneously fear American military muscularity. In effect, the strategy since the end of World War II has been handouts from one hand while the other hand holds a club. Physical empires were replaced with currency driven empires and the ability to militarily strike those states that attempt to push back. Since no one really fears the British, French, or Germans anymore, this meant the American military – especially after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Then came China and Russia.

    American decision makers spent the last thirty years transferring the vast wealth of the American economy from the United States to China. Today, we barely manufacture anything. We are a transactional economy that relies on buying and selling primarily Chinese made goods while manipulating our dollar to facilitate more buying and selling. The one area where we have maintained an advantage, agriculture, is now purposely being destroyed by the current government in Washington through regulations and sanctions. Countries no longer need the United States or the West economically. Worse, Vladimir Putin is proving this to the world.

    When the West went haywire over the invasion of Ukraine, it imposed a myriad of sanctions upon Russia. Putin knew they would, so he prepared accordingly. Despite a brief collapse of the Russian ruble, which is not a globally traded currency by design, it is now trading at its strongest in almost twenty years. The only reason it is not trading at a stronger level is due to the mismanagement of the American dollar, requiring a steady stream of interest rate hikes to combat runaway inflation. Meanwhile, the euro and British pound are in free fall. Putin is proving you do not need to rely on Western dominated economies to thrive.

    All of this takes me back to the American military. The feckless withdrawal from Afghanistan was watched by the world. An embassy that flaunted the LGBT flag toward traditional Muslim peoples fell in days. The Americans scrambled to depart a country it failed to subdue over a period of nearly twenty years. The U.S. military has only won a single war – the First Persian Gulf War – since 1945, and the Gulf War (my war) can hardly be called a war. Counting back from 1948, when the United States embraced the supposed “blessings” all nations receive through defending Israel, and desegregation in the same year, the US is 1-3-1. The world sees a pathetically weak shell of a military.

    Whereas no one wants to get smacked around like the Grenadians, Serbs, or the Panamanians, American real power does not exist. The Ukrainians are exponentially tougher than anything the Americans can field today. Cartoon female social justice warriors are not intimidating Mikhail and Dmitri, both of whom are fighting a real war against real men. Compounding this problem is the fact that the U.S. traded away any leverage over uranium that it once held. In 2012, the United States gifted monopoly status of uranium to Moscow (a.k.a., “Uranium One”). Thus, in a few years, not only will the U.S. lack the ability to fully service its nuclear power plants, but it will also not be able to maintain its nuclear arsenal. By the 2030s, the only country in the world that will have a fully sustainable nuclear capacity will be hypersonic Russia.

    You are watching the death of an empire. Still, the real sign of a dying empire is when its citizens no longer value the imperial system enough to serve it. In essence, when a people decide that the empire is dead, that is the stake in the heart. We appear to have reached that point. The following seven reasons are why Americans either no longer want or can no longer join the U.S. military.

    Homosexuality on Steroids: until recently, the U.S. military would discharge service members engaged in homosexual acts. Today, the U.S. military fully endorses homosexuality, as well as every other variant of degeneracy, with transgenderism literally blowing the lid off the lunacy. Regardless of your views regarding homosexuality, a simple fact permeates potential recruits: they tend to lean culturally conservative. Many are White “God and Country” types, raised on a steady diet of Lee Greenwood and flag waving propaganda. Even non-“conservative” individuals, such as blacks and Hispanics, hold cultural views that find any type of homosexuality abhorrent, especially transgenderism. The result is that transvestite officers do not appeal to three key recruiting demographics: patriotic Christian Whites, blacks, and Hispanics. No one wants to take orders from a man in a dress. There is a reason why a sane America once laughed at Corporal Klinger. Today, Klinger is an admiral.
    The Vax: I know about two people who received the Covid vaccine. In my exurban area of North Florida, no one around me is vaccinated. The enforcement of an experimental drug that has proven itself ineffective is going to impact demographic recruitment pools that do not trust medical experiments. Worse, Covid-19 poses almost zero risk to otherwise healthy late-teens and early-twenty-year-olds. The vaccine has killed more healthy young people than Covid. The mandate will ensure that healthy recruits stay away from the U.S. military.
    We’re Fat and/or Psychotic: Going hand-in-hand with the issue of the Covid vaccine is the simple fact that American kids are fat. The U.S. military is reporting that only twenty percent of American recruits can qualify for service without a waiver. That means eighty percent – four out of every five – are either too fat, have a criminal record, ingested illegal drugs, and/or were prescribed some type of psychosis that required a prescription at an early age. In effect, the few who do not require a waiver are declining recruiters because they do not want a Covid vaccine they do not need, leaving a bulk of recruits who are probably subpar at best. When I joined the Marines, I was 6’3” and 170 lbs at seventeen-years-old. I entered Parris Island doing twenty dead hang pull ups, running three miles in nineteen minutes, and one hundred sit-ups in two minutes. Top physical training (PT) scores at that time were twenty pull ups, three miles in under eighteen minutes, and eighty sit ups in two minutes. I left boot camp thirty/seventeen/one-hundred-thirty with an expert rifle badge. I graduated in the middle of my class.
    Strategic Confusion: The U.S. miliary is really awful at one critical thing: winning wars. They suck at it. As previously stated, the U.S. is marginally 1-3-1 since the end of World War II. Why fight in a military that will get you killed for no reason whatsoever? The tragic death of thirteen misguided troops during the withdrawal from Afghanistan was a microcosm of the entire failure of military leadership. Beginning with the purge of conservative senior officers by Obama and accelerated under Trump (who trusted the military too much), Pentagon leadership looks nothing like the men who soberly engaged the Japanese in World War II. The lack of mental capacity, temperament, decision making, and investment in the United States is apparent.
    Patriotism is Dead: Growing up in the 1980s was like a massive injection of testosterone to cure Americans of the pathetic weakness of the 1960s/70s counterculture movement. Rambo, Commando, Top Gun, GI Joe… everything was geared toward American power and strength. No one dared question whether or not the American flag was “good.” It was a criminal act to burn the flag until 1989. Today, White kids are taught to hate themselves and apologize for their conquering past. Manifest Destiny is now a source of shame. Meanwhile, the other class of potential recruits – People of Color – are taught that they are the victims of a uniquely evil American heritage. Why would either group – White or POC – want to serve in the ranks of an institution grounded in racism, brutality, and savagery, especially for a country that is clearly evil? You cannot walk those lessons back with Top Gun 2.
    Critical Race Theory: Critical Race Theory is now the predominant ideology of the U.S. military and its command. General Mark Miley openly claimed a desire to address ‘White Rage” at a congressional hearing. The entire U.S. military stood down to either investigate White Nationalism within the ranks or take seminars to learn more about the evils of White people. If you are a young person considering a future career, what has become apparent is the following: if you are White, you will be passed over for promotion by a potentially “colored” NCO or officer, because they see your success as a component of your “Whiteness,” which is intolerable. Remember that according to Professor Derrick Bell, the chief architect of CRT, the very purpose of CRT is a Marxist ideology designed to fully dismantle White societies that he deemed morally repugnant – which included the U.S. military – it seems to have worked. If I am eighteen-years-old, I can work as a mechanic or plumber making a six-figure salary if I stick to it over the next decade, or I can get stuck as a Spec-4 watching less impressive “soldiers of color” gain promotions over me while I go on the front lines of a war – the choice is obvious.
    Attacking the South: The United States – Republicans and Democrats – went total war on Dixie over the past decade. In effect, they broke an unspoken agreement between the South and the Union. We were allowed to keep our icons, monuments, and heritage, in return for sending scores of loyal janissaries to serve the Empire. It was a bad deal, but one which a desperate Dixie took in the aftermath of a brutal Reconstruction Era. In hindsight, given the multitude of times disingenuous Yankee agents broke their promises, we should have known better. Hundreds of thousands of young Southern men would still be alive, had the South kept her sons home and let Yankee boys die in Normandy. Personally, I would gladly trade singing Die Fahne Hoch for visiting German dignitaries to standing for an American National Anthem that literally stands for a hatred of everything I am. The beautiful thing, however, is that Southern boys are beginning to pay attention. Talking them out of service has become so much easier than it was ten years ago. When the entire system hates your heritage, people, race, religion, and culture, it makes it easier to decline an offer to join their ranks. The U.S. military is killing its opportunities in its best recruiting zone.
    Of course, all of this leads to an opportunity. Practice the following line for any and every chance you get: [point at the recruiter’s office and ask young Southern boys the following question] Is it really worth joining a military that will force you to get an experimental vaccine, in which you will take orders from a man in a dress, and get denied promotions because you are White, and worse, you are a Southerner? If need be, get business cards with that message.

    All Southern Nationalist organizations should be hammering home the same message, creating a chorus in unison aimed at impressionable, young Southern men. This is the opportunity to finally put a dagger in the heart of an opportunistic and predatory empire. It is incumbent on Southern Nationalists to remind themselves and their fellow Southerners that the U.S. military was the primary vehicle of a brutal subjugation. This is the same military institution that marched your grandparents at gun point and bayonet into mixed race schools. This is the same military that is now tearing down markers of Southern resistance – from renaming bases to the elimination of statues. This military hates the South and the Southerner. It always has and it is now simply doubling down on its hatred. A few officers and NCOs have Southern drawls – but they no longer make the rules.

    We must take every opportunity to empower and encourage the military to commit the kind of operational suicide within which it is currently engaged. The total destruction of the American leviathan is paramount to a Free Dixie. This is our greatest chance. Whereas I wish to see no harm to young Southern men in uniform, the seeds of the American military’s destruction have been planted. The harvest of that crop will be a new dawn for the South.

    Padraig Martin
    Padraig Martin
    The son of a recent Irish immigrant and another with roots to Virginia since 1670. I love both my Irish and Southern Nations with a passion. Florida will always be my country. Dissident support here: Padraig Martin is Dixie on the Rocks (buymeacoffee.com)

    Jarek: Vintage Padraig. Our soft power (propaganda) is abhorrent and our hard power is failing. Soon we won’t scare anyone, just like France and Germany. France is said to still have some superb commando troops and they are willing to use them to protect French people in the Caribbean against Blacks. How much longer they will maintain a presence in West Africa against the will of the Blacks is another question. Likewise, no doubt America still has some superb Special Forces. But in general, meh and yuck.

    Read the old fitness requirements. Wow. Remaining question: Did we really cede all uranium sources to Russia a decade or so ago? Why?

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    • SoftStarLight April 6, 2024 at 3:46 pm #

      not all of the uranium resources but maybe like around 20%

      oilprice.com/Alternative-Energy/Nuclear-Power/Does-Russia-Really-Own-20-Of-The-US-Uranium-Reserves.html

      • Jarek April 7, 2024 at 2:12 am #

        Tanks.

        • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 7:06 pm #

          you’re welcome!

    • TruthSeeker1986 April 6, 2024 at 4:57 pm #

      @Jarek

      That was a long read, but I read it all since I had the time and was bored. But I agree with the content, I’m not white but if I were there’s no way in hell I’d join the military. You also have to wonder why is Europe committing the same suicide as America. I use to love Italy, but after what that bitch Georginia Molini did, I would never go there now after she let all those Africans in. Too bad the Mob doesn’t exist there anymore, they would have forced her to make them leave at gun point.

      • Jarek April 7, 2024 at 2:13 am #

        The Mob exists and helps bring immigrants in – at least in Sicily. Don’t know about the other Italian mobs.

        • TruthSeeker1986 April 7, 2024 at 8:08 pm #

          @Jarek

          What kind of stupid mob wants a bunch of Africans in Italy? They must be some low IQ mobsters.

  51. beantownbill. April 6, 2024 at 2:42 pm #

    Speaking of ‘peoples’, solving our illegal immigrant problem would be difficult and costly, but the solution is doable. If I had the power and desire to enact that solution, I would hire a corp of citizens to find out who is here illegally, round them up and deport them. I understand that rounding them up is distasteful and smacks of Nazi tactics. We’ve done this before, though, dealing with Japanese-Americans during World War II. Not an honorable policy, but we did it. We’ve stolen Indian land, violated treaties and forced/displaced Native Americans into so-called reservations. We basically stole/forced land from the Mexicans.

    Remember ‘fifty four forty or fight’ from 1844 and the Polk election? We forced Canada/Britain to cede land to that latitude. Remember the Maine? A scam to steal land from Spain. You know, manifest destiny and all that.

    So, historically we’ve lied and cheated our way to greatness. So what’s the big deal and angst wrt illegals?

    One thing: don’t be wimps. Either accept the immigration status quo, or do what it takes to end it. Hand-wringing isn’t the answer.

    • SoftStarLight April 6, 2024 at 3:36 pm #

      Yes, so many times, window dressing really is the entire business. How about deporting millions in an extremely efficient, clean, and extraordinarily humane manner. I say fly them back first class and give them some money and stuff so they can get settled back where they are from and call it a day basically. You’re going to spend the money and resources one way or the other (until they aren’t there anymore) so do it with class and style.

      • messianicdruid April 7, 2024 at 11:07 am #

        Liberian echo.

        “The Americo-Liberian settlers did not relate well to the indigenous peoples they encountered, especially those in communities of the more isolated “bush”. The colonial settlements were raided by the Kru and Grebo from their inland chiefdoms. Encounters with tribal Africans in the bush often became violent. Believing themselves different from and culturally and educationally superior to the indigenous peoples, the Americo-Liberians developed as an elite minority that created and held on to political power. The Americo-Liberian settlers adopted clothing such as hoop skirts and tailcoats and generally viewed themselves as culturally and socially superior to indigenous Africans. Indigenous tribesmen did not enjoy birthright citizenship in their own land until 1904.”

        • BackRowHeckler April 7, 2024 at 2:23 pm #

          Well, the Americans, mostly educated freemen from Virginia & Maryland, couldn’t accept some of the local native customs like ritual sacrifice and cannibalism. The American settlers endeavored to set up plantations much like they’d known in Virginia. This time, however, they were Massa. That system lasted for a long time — far into the 20th century –and when it eroded typical African chaos ensued and warlords liked Samuel Doe and General Butt Naked emerged.

        • BackRowHeckler April 7, 2024 at 2:27 pm #

          ‘General Butt Naked” being the best African gangster name until ‘General Barbecue’ rose up Haiti a few weeks ago.

        • BackRowHeckler April 7, 2024 at 2:36 pm #

          Best mob name:

          Benjamin “Lefty Guns” Ruggiero

          Member of the Bonnano Crime family, got caught up in the Donnie Brasco undercover investigation.

          Lefty Guns

        • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 7:03 pm #

          Ok I do get your point, but isn’t an aristocracy going to form anywhere just because that is what has always happened in human history?

          • Paula D April 7, 2024 at 7:59 pm #

            Most humans, throughout most of human history, lived in tribes, off the land, and didn’t have aristocrats. The tribes were based on family, not killing for power.

            The history we get told is more recent, although there are still tribes around the Earth that still live off the land, and don’t have aristocracy.

          • Grace April 7, 2024 at 9:51 pm #

            Agreed, SoftStarLight. It’s human nature. Studies have determined that the ‘family’ group with its almost unwritten code & rules is effective until the collective group expands past a couple of hundred people, after which formal ‘government’ emerges – mostly in the form of an aristocracy, based on accumulated resources (land & the food that is generated from it). “It was ever thus.”

          • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 11:54 pm #

            Yes and certain family clans are able to amass more resources and thus able to buy power as power is just really what resources you have at your disposable within your control. At least on the base material plane of existence.

        • Grace April 7, 2024 at 9:48 pm #

          Possibly the best book I’ve ever read that looks at Liberia and its modern demise. Recommended:

          “The Darling” by Russell Banks

          amazon.com/Darling-Novel-Russell-Banks/dp/B001O9CGJE

    • TruthSeeker1986 April 6, 2024 at 4:42 pm #

      @BEantownbill

      First off stop saying “WE” because I didn’t steal shit from anyone. And Spain has done some things as have Mexico. Indians were slaughtering the hell out of each other before the Whites came along, and blacks were selling blacks into slavery and still do it even today in some parts where they force children into marriage and I don’t see a single white liberal bitching and throwing up their hands about any of it, or blacks feeling “The Black guilt” itch.

      • Slugoon April 6, 2024 at 5:15 pm #

        Agree 100%. But Bill is correct: our choice is either suck it up or do something about it.

        • TruthSeeker1986 April 6, 2024 at 7:35 pm #

          @Slugoon

          Do what? Kill any illegal that cross the border? There isn’t shit you can do to stop any of this. Not legally anyway. Telling the people to suck it up is stupid. We have no control over what the administrator does in this country, NONE.

          Again nothing can be done from a legal perspective about it, for people to do something they would have to throw a brick at Joe Bidens face to show how angry they really are about it. But then it’s not entirely Biden’s fault, he was obviously TOLD to open the border and he did it.

          The West makes no fucking sense, white people don’t have a voice in their own lands. But Muslims can come here and bitch about LBGTQ stuff and their voices are heard? How much sense does that make. What makes Muslims so special that they are the ones calling the shots everywhere when they don’t like something.

  52. Kornado April 6, 2024 at 2:49 pm #

    I’ve been a loyal follower of Kunstler since ’99, and have always either agreed with him or appreciated his perspective.

    He first defended Israel after Oct. 7, and now he just avoids the topic (genocide) in his blog.

    How is he owned?

    Publishing? Blackmail?

    I still follow him because I respect the man and his views, but what a disappointment.

    • messianicdruid April 6, 2024 at 3:20 pm #

      Can you thank God for what you want?

      • Kornado April 6, 2024 at 3:27 pm #

        no idea what you mean

        • messianicdruid April 6, 2024 at 7:34 pm #

          If you want something to happen [ someone to change their mind ] show gratitude to the Creator for bringing that happy situation about and be willing to assist Him in doing so by paying attention and finding your voice when the time presents itself.

          • Kornado April 6, 2024 at 8:37 pm #

            Is this in reference to my post? Are you AI? Still no clue what you’re trying to tell me. Happy situation, you mean like civilians dying by the thousands?

          • Kornado April 6, 2024 at 8:38 pm #

            Kind of an aloof response to a dire situation

          • messianicdruid April 6, 2024 at 11:55 pm #

            Well you began by complaining about our host avoiding a topic and you have taken my advice to discuss it in open forum. Keep going…

          • messianicdruid April 7, 2024 at 12:34 am #

            You want to lose your disappointment with JHK, while your respect [ for his skill ] remains.

            Perhaps more patience is called for as well as some substantiation of your allegations, if it exists.

            Of course, you can see that “how is he owned?” is much like ‘are you still beating your wife?’, so doesn’t deserve a response .

    • SoftStarLight April 6, 2024 at 3:28 pm #

      Let this not be any trouble to you. A simple i speak about what i wish to speak about will do.

      • Kornado April 6, 2024 at 8:44 pm #

        Your response is confusing too.

        • Kornado April 7, 2024 at 12:36 am #

          messianicdruid you have the driest sarcasm and i am savoring it now like a red wine salami

          • Kornado April 7, 2024 at 12:43 am #

            A day will happen soon, the ceiling the room I’m in will open and a great Big Eye will look in and say life is scripted and simulated, so don’t bother stupid.

          • Kornado April 7, 2024 at 12:46 am #

            I really dig JHK and his allowance of my transcribed thoughts on the blog, but it’s the only topic he’s ever avoided this blatantly, from my recollection.

          • messianicdruid April 7, 2024 at 12:58 am #

            What would be your choice synonym for “blatant”?

          • Kornado April 7, 2024 at 1:10 am #

            you might be right, wrong word, opposite
            he is ashamed.

        • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 6:58 pm #

          Who said i was talking to you?

    • Paula D April 7, 2024 at 8:01 pm #

      Just because you obsess over that one conflict doesn’t mean that everyone else has to.

      And you don’t actually get to demand that everyone obsess over your obsession.

      (Sounds like the trannies, now that I think about it.)

  53. SoftStarLight April 6, 2024 at 3:25 pm #

    This is the come to Jesus stage of the conversation. A time to get the house in order. Another piece of the puzzle i’ve heard is that essentially the government is going to take those frozen Russian assets and supposedly give them to Ukraine. That will be another reason the dollar collapses they say. The interplay of the themes of natural and civilizational disaster is so appropriate for the moment. Quietly I am super concerned about the New Madrid situation but this is the first time i’ve said anything about it. And, were the earthquakes in Taiwan and NYC dew deals? In any case it really does seem like a last stand moment is barreling at us. So preparing yourself in any and every way you can is so important.

    • Paula D April 7, 2024 at 8:06 pm #

      The way I hear it is that the US is trying to get Brussels to steal the money they have, which is most of Russia’s money.

      That wouldn’t hurt the dollar, it would help it by destroying the Euro, when the rest of the world pulls their assets from Euroclear.

      There are some Congress members who get excited by the prospect of looting, and are demanding that the US also steal the money, (the way they did to Venezuela and Afghanistan).

      But cooler heads will prevail, imo.

      • TruthSeeker1986 April 7, 2024 at 8:10 pm #

        Someone needs to rob their asses then. Congress disgust me.

      • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 9:41 pm #

        That would be nice but we are actually living in a particularly meaningful portal of time where unexpected outcomes are more likely to be the case. If there are cooler heads perhaps they should rear themselves pretty soon.

    • Grace April 7, 2024 at 9:43 pm #

      ‘… i’ve heard is that essentially the government is going to take those frozen Russian assets and supposedly give them to Ukraine. That will be another reason the dollar collapses they say.’ – SoftStarLight

      Hmm – how does THAT work? Russian assets go to Ukraine thereby causing the Dollar to collapse? Far-fetched, SSL. Do you believe everything you read?

      • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 11:36 pm #

        Well according to those who follow it more closely it will provide other countries incentives not to have dollars which can be frozen and seized. Which would be any and potentially all of them once the central bank starts behaving that way. You will have to do more research. I’m evolving on the topic as more information comes in but it seems to be a reasonable conclusion within the current moment of events.

      • Ron Anselmo April 8, 2024 at 2:42 am #

        Grace – here’s how THAT works.

        Because the USD is the current world reserve currency (assumed the most stable and held up by nothing other than the full faith and credit of the US), all foreign countries that hold assets here, hold USD equivalents of their currencies, not their own currencies.

        If faith is lost, because the US Deep State, has some cry-baby tantrum, or gets their feelings hurt, and illegally takes someone’s assets, chances are – not even – all the other countries take note, and hold their assets elsewhere and in different currencies to forgo that risk.

        Get that? Different currencies. Demand for USD drops as a result and the USD heads toward further collapse. You might want to study Economics 101, particularly how supply vs. demand affects prices. Then follow on with Logic 101 to figure out how money works, before opening mouth and inserting foot.

        SSL is sharp and she’s probably forgotten more than you know. Don’t be such a smartass. Everybody likes a little ass, but nobody likes a smartass.

  54. TruthSeeker1986 April 6, 2024 at 10:40 pm #

    An ariticle from The Wire Claimed

    “Far-right conspiracy theorists are claiming that ‘elites’ will use the eclipse to control humanity, sway the presidential election, and everything else under the sun,” a WIRED headline reads.

    Seriously where the hell do they come up with this?

    • SpeedyBB April 6, 2024 at 11:10 pm #

      TS86: “Wired” is part of the Conde Nast globule – totally compromised with DS. I have let my New Yorker sub expire, for reasons such as you point out. Wired has interesting tekky stuff but cannot resist the obligatory digs at “conspiracy theories”… such as “unproven anti-vaxxer theories…”

      With all the colossal evidence mounted up yet. Pure Izvestia.

    • MiTurn April 7, 2024 at 8:47 am #

      “Seriously where the hell do they come up with this?”

      TS, seriously why do people read it? Do they? The Wire will go the same way as The Verge.

      Morons. Callow, perhaps, is a more polite…

    • Grace April 7, 2024 at 9:37 pm #

      Yes, where do the ‘Far-right conspiracy theorists’ come up with this stuff? Might they be unwitting victims of (gasp!) disinformation???

    • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 9:44 pm #

      They’re telling you something may happen without really telling you.

  55. SpeedyBB April 6, 2024 at 11:07 pm #

    I proffer a query to neurodoc or another expert: this smells like more spectacular voyaging into the DNA unknown – or at least an attempt to accustom doctors to it. From kevinmd.com :

    h??ps://www.kevinmd.com/2024/02/gene-therapies-for-chronic-pain.html

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    • MiTurn April 7, 2024 at 8:54 am #

      Speedy,

      A related topic, but tangentially. We raise chickens, layers and meat birds. The first ones give us eggs, the second ones give us meat. Layers live for 3-5 years before they lose productivity. Meat chickens are a cross breed (“Cornish-cross”) and you only have to raise them 8-10 weeks before they are butcher weight. They get huge, quick. Normally you can order them from a farm supply store as “vaccinated” or “unvaccinated.” They traditionally use an aerosol spray to prevent lung infections. We’ve always went with unvaccinated chicks and non-medicated feed. Now they are only available vaccinated and they are now vaccinated with mRNA “vaccine” — which isn’t even really a vaccine. Isn’t that crazy!

      So we are following our suppliers advice and switching from Cornish-cross to broilers. Our food supply is increasingly and intentionally toxic.

  56. messianicdruid April 7, 2024 at 12:53 am #

    beantownbill said, “Actually, I’ve had it with the anti-Israel comments. Unless you’re Jewish,..Fighting such ignorance isn’t worth the effort.”

    Seeing that you equate these terms indiscriminately tends to quench the spirit of discovery.

    • Kornado April 7, 2024 at 1:18 am #

      Is he an Israeli living near Gaza, man the bomb drops must sound
      so loud and annoying at night

      • Kornado April 7, 2024 at 1:32 am #

        He must understand the reverse-Trojan horse engineering that those in power keep ‘inviting’ their enemy into a space/place of consequence, ala 9/11, 1/6, Oct 7th. It’s now all about ritual humiliation, divide, and chaos….

        future shock, How can our minds possibly keep up this madness.
        hey I ain’t above it either.

  57. Jarek April 7, 2024 at 2:10 am #

    https://www.unz.com/announcement/the-bibliography-for-an-alternative-historical-narrative/

    You’ve realized that everything you know is wrong or even if occasionally true, part of something greater superstructure of wrongness. So what to do? What is true?

    Here, friend. A lifetime of reading and play in the fields of knowledge. Start any place. Truth leadeth to more truth. Patton was assassinated. BRH wrong…..

    https://www.unz.com/announcement/the-bibliography-for-an-alternative-historical-narrative/

  58. TruthSeeker1986 April 7, 2024 at 6:38 am #

    @JohnAZ

    You asked me what did I think of Biden? The same I think of Obama, the only difference is Biden is elderly and Obama isn’t, Obama is abusing an elderly man through manipulation, that makes him a lot worse than Biden since Biden isn’t even calculated enough to do half of the damage he’s done, he’s getting a lot of help from a POS Past President that wanted to do everything Biden is doing but couldn’t because they restricted his power at the time.

    Biden is a Puppet, an aging decrepit Puppet, a corrupted failure that’s going to take that to his grave that he turned out to be the worse President ever. But the award really should go to Obama instead of Biden. I doubt that if Biden was running the U.S. without assistance, he wouldn’t have done nearly as much damage as he did because that sort of shit requires someone who is extremely calculated, someone who has a strong disdain and level of hatred for a nation that goes beyond simply writing executive orders. Obama just knows he can’t take the credit for what Biden is doing which probably pisses him off. Regardless Biden is dog crap, but Obama is pure 100% Snake rolling around in dog shit.

    • Jarek April 7, 2024 at 4:26 pm #

      Well said. I think it is most likely the case.

    • tucsonspur April 7, 2024 at 7:07 pm #

      Yes, Biden is totally incapable of formulating these destructive policies on his own, but I don’t think Obama is pissed off by not getting any credit. I think that he is well aware of the fact that many people suspect that it’s a third term for him, but they can’t do anything about it. He’s probably delighted.

      On Martha’s Vineyard, he likes ‘The Sweet Life Cafe’ as his choice for elegant dining. Yeah, the sweet life, as he looks across the Atlantic at Africa, thinking about Kenya and ‘yes we can’.

      • TruthSeeker1986 April 7, 2024 at 8:11 pm #

        Then why isn’t he over there in Kenya? Where he belongs, he can go over there and screw up if it isn’t already.

  59. OG April 7, 2024 at 12:08 pm #

    @TPTB-USA

    [Martin Armstrong] runs correlations, and determines the common logic.

    I’ve studied Logic. Logic 100 in university and Digital Logic in college. I do not know of “common logic.” Please elaborate so that we may understand what you just said.

    ***
    You cannot see the headlights coming right at you because it has never happened before … to you … in your tiny sliver of mankind’s existence … in the USA.

    MA runs correlations with the past and presumes to determine the “common logic” with the fool-hardy assumption that, “the future will act the same as did the past. There will never be a complete paradigm shift … like the world saying, ‘Nyet!’ to the US$ and our despicable foreign policy that we’ve foisted upon them for the past couple of centuries. The world will never go against our phoney bologna ass-wipe in favour of real money.”

    You quote two MA links predicting the future but both with nary a mention of BRICS and the WWIII that TPTB-USA (no relation, I am sure) are rigging up against right now as we type.

    The jig is up. The racket is over. The U.S. Fed (run by … Europeans) took over the world in 1913 (Jekyll Island, no less). Everyone else had to earn the Federal Reserve’s worthless pieces of paper for the … Europeans (and their North American cohorts) to accumulate the lion’s share of the wealth that all those broken backs produced. Sweet gig, I guess. Sure not my thing.

    Anyway. Go ahead. Leave your life’s work in their banking digits. Isolate yourself (with MA) from the tsunami that bonds (and, even worse, derivatives of bonds) will be … by being in the Dow! Good thinking.

    • elysianfield April 7, 2024 at 6:32 pm #

      “I’ve studied Logic. Logic 100 in university and Digital Logic in college. I do not know of “common logic.” Please elaborate so that we may understand what you just said.”

      OG,
      Do you own a weedeater?

      If Mary is pregnant, then John did it,
      If John did it, he is a bad boy,
      BUT I know John is a good boy,
      Therefore…??????

      A. Mary is not pregnant
      B Mary is only pregnant a little bit,
      C Mary is a slut and cock tease….

  60. Socrates-Detroit April 7, 2024 at 12:41 pm #

    Here is an interesting nugget. Perhaps JHK will mention it Monday.

    Biden may have trouble getting on Ohio’s general election ballot.

    The state’s top election official warns the Democratic National Convention will take place after a state deadline to declare a candidate.

    It’s interesting the state deadline is before the convention. I wonder how long the Aug 07 deadline has been law.

    Party of Evil-D has their convention on Aug 19-22. In Chicago.

    Maybe the Chicago authorities will beat up the peace protesters, just like Daley did in 1968?

    Party of Evil-R has their convention Jul 15-18 in.. Milwaukee. There’s Republican town for you!

    “Undecided” is my leading candidate so for. Or “Cosmo Kramer”. We in Michigan need an alternative to a blank ballot or “undecided”.

    I welcome any nominations.

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    • BackRowHeckler April 7, 2024 at 1:51 pm #

      I think the current crop of Mostly Peaceful Protesters will be 100x more violent than the Protesters at the Chicago convention in 68. In 68, yes, Mayor Daley was a hard-ass, but in the week long melee there were no fatalities, and neither side resorted to firearms. Of course the wildcard Is Mayor Brandon Johnson, whose heart is on the side of the gangbangers and BLM thugs who rule the streets; at the same time he will want to maintain some degree of order during the Democratic festivities. Johnson — basically a race hustler and professional jogger — has shown he is unqualified to run Chicago even in ordinary times. On a regular summer weekend 75-100 people are shot in the City of Chicago ~ no telling how many will be be perforated when the DNC comes to town … including enthusiastic young delegates in Chicago “to change the world.”

  61. Jarek April 7, 2024 at 2:51 pm #

    https://www.amren.com/commentary/2024/04/the-kitsch-of-cowboy-carter/

    The roots of Country music are Black. Any White contribution is just a bottle blonde dye job. Beyonce is trying to save Country from itself. What was her reward? Racial animus from White fans. The only solution to the problem of country music is more Black artists to recover those dark roots.

    I predicted this many years ago. I am gratified and horrorified that my vision has come true.

    • TruthSeeker1986 April 7, 2024 at 5:30 pm #

      At this point I’m beginning to find all this blackness stuff boring as hell. Black people and their culture bores the hell out of me, honestly don’t see anything so fascinating about them, nothing. Compare their graffiti street art to the art that European painters did, which looks better? Sure as hell isn’t “Street Art.” I’ve seen some interesting graffiti art before but it was done mostly by non-blacks and not in some ghetto hood looking way. But this one artist did some graffiti art on the ground where it looked like a huge hole that you can fall right into. It was so realistic that people were actually scared to walk around it because they thought it was a real sink hole in the ground but it wasn’t.

      • TruthSeeker1986 April 7, 2024 at 5:31 pm #

        I also seen someone do the whole grand canyon, so some of it don’t look bad. It’s that ugly hip hop grattifi style I find appalling as hell.

      • BackRowHeckler April 7, 2024 at 5:39 pm #

        So you’re not a fan of ‘Banksy’.

        The BBC says Banksy is the greatest artist since Michaelangelo.

        Philistine that I am, to me Banksy’s art seems like crude urban graffiti, gangland vandalism used to mark territory & make Whitey fell unsafe & unwelcome in his own city.

        • tucsonspur April 7, 2024 at 7:44 pm #

          Well, at least you admit it. As they say, there’s no accounting for taste, but your assessment has some merit. Is it great art? Not in my book. But it is playfully inventive and informative, even if in a ‘bathroom wall’ kind of way.

          Look at Rubens’ ‘The Consequences of War’. Does it really show the consequences? No, it doesn’t, only symbolically, but it is great art.

  62. tom clark April 7, 2024 at 3:20 pm #

    Go Caitlin!

  63. Jarek April 7, 2024 at 3:21 pm #

    Anglin

    Limp Johnson was made Speaker because he was supposed to stop the weapons to the Ukraine.

    Now he’s saying sending weapons to the Ukraine is “pure poetry.”

    This is democracy for you: they just force things on you against your will. If you get mad about it, they replace the guy doing it with a guy who will do the exact same thing.

    Johnson’s new plan to arm the Ukraine is based on statements Donald Trump has made. Because Trump is no longer the anti-war candidate.

    Johnson promised to block this, and then Trump gave him a greenlight, saying “just change the word ‘aid’ to ‘loan.’”

    RT:

    The US House of Representatives is likely to vote on the $61 billion Ukraine aid bill, with some “innovations” added, after it returns from recess on April 9, Speaker Mike Johnson has said.

    The Louisiana Republican has been under tremendous pressure to call a vote since mid-February, when the White House’s request was approved by the Senate. Speaking with Fox News on Sunday evening, Johnson signaled that he might finally do so next week.

    “When we return after this work period, we’ll be moving a product, but it’s going to, I think, have some important innovations,” he said.

    Among the ideas under consideration are converting a portion of the grants into a loan, which was endorsed by the prospective presidential nominee Donald Trump, and using the Russian property seized under the Rebuilding Economic Prosperity and Opportunity (REPO) for Ukrainians Act.

    “If we can use the seized assets of Russian oligarchs to allow the Ukrainians to fight them, that’s just pure poetry,” Johnson told Fox. “Even Trump has talked about the loan concept, where we’re not just giving foreign aid, we’re setting it up in a relationship where they can provide it back to us when the time is right.”

    “When the time is right” means “after they take back Crimea.”

    They are not going to pay back loans, and even if they were, how does this benefit America?

    The “loans” they are talking about are no interest, which is still just charity, even if you think they’re going to be paid back.

    No one thinks they are going to be paid back.

    It’s all so exhausting.

    But hey – whatever.

    It’s probably better that the Anal Empire keeps dumping money in this stupid fake war.

    Jarek: Does he believe in anything? Besides getting elected and rich? Does Trump?

    • TruthSeeker1986 April 7, 2024 at 5:26 pm #

      @Jarek

      And this is why I bash Trump, “I can prevent WWIII!” I’m willing to bet he cause it long before he can prevent anything and if he does. He’ll end up being WORSE than anything Biden has ever done including leaving our border wide open. Not only that, he’ll be hated even by his own damn voters. Someone said that he fears Nuclear War but Trump wants to be President so bad, and he probably lost a lot of money fighting the BS court cases that if he can get back in he can possibly regain back his loses. Of course the lying prick is going to change his mind and that’s if he really decided to do so.

      • JohnAZ April 7, 2024 at 9:22 pm #

        Wow, TS1986. It seems that Progressive is contagious in Sacramento. Get back in? The man was not paid a dime of his salary last time, and came out of office poorer than when he went in.

        I am afraid you have lost something if you think things were better under Biden than Trump. Please just compare today with 2020, in every way possible. Biden has destroyed America, simple as that.

        Remember too that Trump did fought a “war” and tore up ISIS, and actually had a goal, to push them back into Afghanistan, and did it. Then he quit, causing much chagrin in the MIC Deep State.

        Hahahaha, you call him a lying prick while he is fighting the most fallacious president and his criminal mob in US history.

        • TruthSeeker1986 April 8, 2024 at 1:06 am #

          @JohnAZ

          I never said that things are better under Biden, I said if Trump is all of a sudden becoming War mongering and isn’t Anti-War like he was before then yes he is A LYING PRICK! Did you pay any attention to what Jarek posted when I responded to him?

          Trump also isn’t poor, you can’t be a billionaire and be poor nor can you be President while being a pure person, you have to some degree be corrupt and Trump was the one taking credit for the vaxx, yet you defend him?

          I’m not a fan of any of these politicians because in all fairness it’s really up to us to fix and change things, not these political assholes that got you people worshipping them just because they are good at talking and making promises which all of them do. When Trump was President, America was still being invaded by illegals, you know who really stopped them from entering their country at all? The Hungarian leader Victor Orbin. You know who put an end to violent crime and made their country even safer than America? The El Salvadorian leader.

          Yet Trump takes all this credit like he actually did something compared to leaders elsewhere in the world, sure he kept us out of war for 4 years, but if I recalled it he was taking credit for a damn vax that was killing people and didn’t even condemn any of the assholes who were pushing it on everyone either.

          During his speech he told the people “We have a lot of money in this country, we have more money than this or that country, etc, etc” Yet how many of you here keep declaring that we are bankrupt and broke? If this is true why is Trump bragging and lying about how wealthy we are and how much money we have?

          People put too much hope and faith in a mere mortal man who is very good at conning and then thinking he’s GOD himself, that’s the biggest issue I’ve always had with Trump fanatics.

          this is what Jarek also posted:

          Johnson’s new plan to arm the Ukraine is based on statements Donald Trump has made. Because Trump is no longer the anti-war candidate.

          Johnson promised to block this, and then Trump gave him a greenlight, saying “just change the word ‘aid’ to ‘loan.’”

          I pretty much prefer non pro Trump fans, they may say “I liked some of his policies, he kept us out of war.” But they aren’t afraid to criticize him if they see him screwing up, and Trump may have been anti-war before, but who’s to say he still is? Did he ever bother to condemn what’s going on between Israel and the Palestinians? He didn’t, all he did was talked about the Ukraine and Russian war like he wasn’t allowed to mention the second war during his interview with Tucker. He dodged an assload of questions Tucker was asking him because he was too afraid to be honest. “Who really owns America?” He could have asked him “Who’s really making the decisions, Biden or Obama?” He would have dodged that too.

          That’s why Trump fans get mocked so hard, and not just by leftist and liberals either, but by people who seriously hate both sides and can’t stand either one of them. People like me also don’t vote, we don’t believe in it. Biden is a criminal, Trump is a Zionist. It’s like some people have said, we’re never going back to how things were before.

          • TruthSeeker1986 April 8, 2024 at 1:09 am #

            The parts about Johnson is what Jarek wrote, not the parts that came after that, that is me.

          • TruthSeeker1986 April 8, 2024 at 1:12 am #

            @JohnAZ

            I also don’t know why you keep thinking that I like and support Joe Biden just because I say negative things about Trump. It’s like I’m talking to that guy I chat with from Ecuador sometimes. I’ll bash the hell out of leftist and then he’ll just automatically start saying I’m far right when I never even admitted to being a far rightest. The other day he was “Far right is even worse, just look at you!.” I then responded “look at me, the left ruined everything or are you too stupid to see that they have the most power right now in the West compared to the Far right?” We went back and forth until I finally shut him up.

    • Paula D April 7, 2024 at 8:09 pm #

      So Johnson is one of the Congress assholes who don’t understand that stealing is illegal, and also immoral.

      No wonder he’s going to cave.

      • JohnAZ April 7, 2024 at 9:30 pm #

        There has been a battle in Congress since 2020. The difference is the RINO GOPer.

        If you have noticed, the group stirring the pot, so to speak, are the non-RINO, conservatives in the House whose main goal is to stop the Biden administration from destroying the country.

        The RINOs are deserting the ship, one by one and at last count the GOP majority is down to one. The Deep State is winning folks, as the conservatives are losing their edge. Johnson, because of the RINOs now has mission impossible to do anything but what the Dems dictate as his majority is not going to hold anything.

        If Johnson is removed, this time the only possible Speaker is across the aisle, in Liberal country. When that happens, the war is over as Biden will be able to run open loop.

        • OG April 7, 2024 at 10:51 pm #

          Or … make Trump the new Speaker and then throw “Biden” & Harris into Gitmo (where they belong!). Voila! The Donald is suddenly once again POTUS to complete his already existing title of Commander-in-Chief. It could happen.

      • SoftStarLight April 7, 2024 at 9:45 pm #