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Last night I had a dream. In the dream I woke up to the banner headline: BIDEN ARRESTED. It was only a dream, but was most satisfying, as it made vivid and emphatic what must happen to correct the dreadful tendings of the criminally psychopathic enterprise that our government has become.

The gang behind the shabby and absurd pretend-president — a figure as comically macabre as the plastic effigies of the undead who crowd American front yards this time of year — is not content with running the country into a ditch. Lately these rogues and degenerates are making noises about blowing up the world.

The autumn days dwindle down to signal events that will overturn this wicked enterprise. The yellow-and-blue flag of Ukraine can’t compete on the lawn with tableaux vivants of werewolves, skeletons hung with rotting flesh, radioactive burn victims, hooded demons from hell escaping their graves, and tortured souls shrieking from the various zones between this world and perdition. America is expressing itself with stunning verisimilitude to the onrush of reality: maybe we’ve had enough of romancing death.

That’s the developing lesson of our fiasco in Ukraine. The past three weeks, the US and its vacillating NATO cohorts issued a set of challenging insults aimed at Russia, the designated “villain” in the concocted Ukraine melodrama produced-and-directed by the Party of Chaos as a diversion from our own acute problems at home.

First, the sabotage of Nord Streams One and Two. Maybe a US op, maybe UK, maybe Poland in the mix somewhere. Obviously not Russia, despite all the clumsy propaganda on CNN. What was the idea there, exactly? To deprive Russia of a natgas export market? Guess what? The destruction of the Nord Streams leaves plenty of natgas for the other 70-percent of the world that’s not Europe. And plenty of natgas for Russia itself to develop industries in an import-replacement program to offset the idiotic economic sanctions recklessly imposed on it by “Joe Biden” & Company.

Not such a good outcome for Germany and the EU, though. They will, first, freeze through the winter with idle furnaces and, second, starve in 2023-24 from a lack of fertilizer (made from natgas in the Haber-Bosch process). Oh, and no more industry for you, Euroland. It’s back to the jolly rigors of the Twelfth Century, planting barley and peasecods with pointed sticks while wolves roam the streets of your depopulated cities.

Next, days ago, the attempted destruction of the bridge over the Kerch Strait in the Black Sea, connecting the Crimean Peninsula to mainland Russia. Nice try. Didn’t work. Both the railroad lanes and the motor lanes are operational again. Who did it? We’ll know soon enough.

Note also: the ongoing shelling and bombing of Ukraine’s giant nuclear power generation plant at Zaporizhzhia — admitted by US officials to be a Ukraine operation in a September 13 New York Times report. Yes, that was the bright idea of America’s advisors to NATO and Ukraine: lob explosives into the biggest nuke plant in Europe. See what happens….

Note also that the main human object of all this US, NATO, and Ukraine mischief is the leader of Russia. That’d be Vladimir Putin. One must admire Mr. Putin’s prudence and fortitude in the face of such provocative effrontery. So far anyway. Now, it appears that he has had enough of these shenanigans. For seven months, the strategy behind Russia’s Special Military Operation has puzzled the West. Why so tentative? Why not just use Russia’s manifest superiority, air power especially, to go in and bust the whole joint up? Do what the US has done in places like Libya and Syria?

Forgive me for repeating what I’ve written more than once before: Russia will not benefit from having a broken, failed state on its doorstep. Such a situation would clearly just invite more international hugger-mugger. Rather, Russia will benefit hugely from having a neutral, functioning Ukraine next door, a state with ample agricultural resources that could plausibly feed its people and live in peace, perhaps even enjoy special trade privileges with its bigger neighbor to the east… a Ukraine that would be a geographical buffer between Russia and what is apt to be a very disorderly and distressed Western Europe on the other side.

The Ukrainian leader, Mr. Zelenskyy, capped off the weeks of sabotage by appealing to the US and NATO to conduct “preemptive nuclear strikes” against Russia proper. That’ll work in Ukraine’s favor, I’m sure. He promised to call German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and make the pitch for NATO jumping into the action on the ground. (And with whose army would that be?) Such cheek from this desperado! Going mad-dog is probably not a sign of confidence.

As of Monday, October 10, Russia began delivering some disciplinary actions against Mr. Zelenskyy’s insolent regime. Russia sent missiles into at least 10 Ukrainian cities, targeting electric power generation, water, central heating, and other “key services” in Kiev and elsewhere. Message: if you think we’re fucking around, consider this an attitude adjustment opportunity.

The action is an overture to a strategic shift. Russia aims to speed up the game clock, consolidate its ownership of the Donbas provinces, destroy Ukraine’s remaining military capability, bust up enough stuff to perhaps prompt the Ukrainian people to ask whether continuing to follow Mr. Zelenskyy’s gang is a good idea, and leave no alternative to talks that will leave Ukraine neutralized. Mr. Putin is calling “Joe Biden’s” bluff. All of this could have been avoided, of course, if the maniacs of America’s deep state had simply abided by the promise made thirty years ago to not expand NATO. What part of that deal didn’t we understand? Apparently, all of it. On purpose. Because we have acted with conscious and arrogant dishonor.

Of course, our “president” could commence that nuclear war he affects to be so avid for. It would be a fitting career-capper for the Ol’ Dawg. The show-runner behind all this needless mayhem, former President Barack Obama, reminded us a while back: “Don’t underestimate Joe’s ability to fuck things up.” Roger that, BHO! Which gets back to that dream I had of the headline: BIDEN ARRESTED. It was good, but not enough. How about : BIDEN, OBAMA, AND 639 FEDERAL OFFICIALS IN NINE AGENCIES ARRESTED. What a strange moment in our long and steadfast history as an orderly Republic that would be. And yet, what a perfect ending to these years of perfidy and travail.


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  1. Doc Holliday October 10, 2022 at 9:57 am #

    Halloween early…. what a treat….

    • Walter B October 10, 2022 at 10:17 am #

      What better representative could we possibly have to lead us into the Pagen Festival of Death than the brain-dead, career-criminal pedophile than Dopey Joe Biding His Time? I vote that we change the holiday from Halloween to Bide-O-Ween!

      • ThorsHammer October 10, 2022 at 1:13 pm #

        WHY IS PRESIDENT ZELENSKY SO DETERMINED TO PROVOKE NUCLEAR WORLD WAR III?

        He is a cockroach

        His scientists at the Mengele Institute in Kirov assure him that cockroaches are immune to radiation poisoning.

        He believes that by feasting on the human corpses littering the landscape after the Grand Extermination he will grow in stature to that of a normal human being.

        By cloning himself and starting a new hive he can re-populate the planet with a species free of the curse of sexuality.

        • loosethedogs October 10, 2022 at 4:06 pm #

          Cmon’ man, I was just following orders…

          • Walter B October 10, 2022 at 11:16 pm #

            Excellent! The US hung many scumbags that tried to use that as an excuse. Let us hope that history repeats itself.

      • pyrrhus October 10, 2022 at 2:09 pm #

        Let’s name Biden “Ghoul of the month”…

    • mneedhamm October 11, 2022 at 1:29 pm #

      There have always been hints that our reality is fake. More recently it has become apparent that it’s nature is that of slapstick comedy. Don’t take it too seriously (unless you prefer drama) and enjoy the humor.

  2. redrock October 10, 2022 at 9:58 am #

    Thank you as always for clarity of thought. The word is “clusterfuck”. You named it so aptly years ago. You are this little oasis in a vast ignorant desert landscape. Again, thank you. Semper Fi.

    • hortonz October 10, 2022 at 11:25 am #

      Last night i had a dream too. I dreamed Justin Trudeau and the whole nefarious gang of left-wing Marxists who keep him in power were doing hard time in a North Korean gulag. Could you see all those entitled little pricks with their neatly manicured nails and capped teeth breaking rocks in the hot sun? I don’t have anything but pity for old sleepy Joe. He’s clearly a dupe with advanced dementia who belongs in a nursing home. But i wouldn’t lose any sleep if the gang that’s propping him up ended up in that same North Korean gulag.

      • benr October 10, 2022 at 12:40 pm #

        No way lil Joey deserves to be shunned and scorned.
        He has always been a lying POS and abusive to women.
        Skinny dipping in front of female Secret service agents.

      • Night Owl October 10, 2022 at 3:15 pm #

        You pity him? He is literally on tape groping children in front of their parents.

        LOL?

    • zenfugue October 10, 2022 at 4:53 pm #

      redrock… seconded, with gusto!

  3. Bob12065 October 10, 2022 at 9:59 am #

    This federal govt that we are presently stuck with is like a toddler the size of the Empire State Building romping about our neighborhoods…very dangerous.

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 10:15 am #

      And leaving poo piles the size of small buildings! Ooh, stinky, stinky!

    • Walter B October 10, 2022 at 12:12 pm #

      Perhaps the plan is to spark up another major war in Europe between Russia and everybody else with the hope that they will beat the crap out of each other to the point where once again, just as we did in 1941, the US joins in after the dirty work was pretty much done and mops up once again.

      I am by no way demeaning the sacrifice and fortitude that the GI’s put out and suffered through in wiping out the Nazis, but if you look at the military casualty figures:

      Russia – 9,750,000
      Germany – 5,533,000
      Poland – 5,700,000
      USA – 416,800

      it makes a case that Americans were Man-God soldiers, OR that somebody else did the bulk of the work and we sort of just stepped in to clean up.

      In any case one must remember that it is the fate of generals that they are always fighting the last war, War that is, not policing actions.

      • TPTB-USA October 10, 2022 at 12:25 pm #

        Walter,

        Klaus Schwab, the head of the World Economic Forum (WEF), wrote that “Every country, from the United States to China, must participate [in the Great Reset], and every industry, from oil and gas to tech, must be transformed. In short, we need a ‘Great Reset’ of capitalism.”

        As Schwab wrote, “Every country, from the United States to China, must participate …”, otherwise the agenda is futile.

        The hope is that NATO can take on anyone that opposes the WEF agenda.

        Watch for a move to fold the US armed forces into NATO.

        • Night Owl October 10, 2022 at 3:26 pm #

          Nah, bro. This is all just wild conspiracy theory.

          Schwab wrote his book on Covid 19 and the Great Reset to get the conspiracy theorists off track!

          A member of the CFN Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Sundae Club will be happy to explain further.

      • justanotherguy October 10, 2022 at 2:01 pm #

        w.b. if it came to a defense of our side of the island, like battle of cincinatti and the like, that our body count would likely exceed 10mm?

        patton said for the brief period he had near the end of ww2 – we didn’t finish the job… in 1945, that was a luxury we won’t likely have this next time, and it will cost j6p as much as it cost ivan then.

        • Walter B October 10, 2022 at 3:23 pm #

          That is just the militery casualties. The civilian casualties were:

          Russia – 13,204,000
          Germany – 2,035,000
          USA – 1,700

          Yes, American civilians were spared because the fighting was abroad, but American military deaths were relatively small because Roosevelt delayed opening up the European front for two years, despite Stalin’s demands for action. Additionally, the cream of the Nazi armed forces were battered for years by the Russians while the US actions were limited to North Africa and Italy.

          • justanotherguy October 11, 2022 at 11:54 pm #

            amazing that roosevelt did delay – his admin had so many soviets spying that you’d think they came en mass to avoid the german / russian front.

            if the dysfunction of the 60s was attributable to the shell shock of ww2 on our veterans, imagine just how profoundly changed were the nations that lost millions…

            there were plenty of us citizens in the prewar period that wanted nothing to do with europe’s suicide – it could have been avoided except for the events that made it inevitable.

            monsters always have their hands near the levers affecting the mindset of patriotic citizens. what if they decided to hold a war and no one came?

            but that’s a fantasy, and here we go again…

      • Rodulf October 10, 2022 at 3:08 pm #

        WWII. The most dysgenic act perpetrated against the White European people. But so worth it, otherwise we would be speaking German…

        • Mike G October 14, 2022 at 3:40 am #

          BS Yeah the Nazis were going to invade the US, it was just more profit for the war profiteers. As today in Ukraine.

  4. Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 9:59 am #

    That’s one helluva nice dream you had there, Mr. K! I’m going to have to tune in a little harder before bed tonight and see if I can’t pick that one up too in reruns. In my best George Costanza, I can see the frog marching lines of ne’er do wells now if I squint down just a little bit. Onward to the gallows boys! Trials are far too good for the likes of you!

    • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 11:18 am #

      Dis,
      Dare to dream!

      …I gotta change my sheets….

    • Rowdypiglet October 10, 2022 at 12:44 pm #

      Our host is hopeful this morning, and I appreciate him in this mode. Without hope, all we have is inertia. I think we’ve seen where that gets us.

  5. izzy October 10, 2022 at 10:02 am #

    A tantalizing scenario.
    But exactly who is going to do the arresting and round up?
    If there is such a sane and truly righteous force left in America, they are keeping a very low profile.
    Though I am open to new developments.

    • steppingup October 10, 2022 at 10:15 am #

      Who we gonna call, well the Ghostbusters, of course!

    • JimJinNJ October 10, 2022 at 11:31 am #

      first time post here I think–
      the other day Seb Gorka mused about the US Marshals doing the round up of FBI and related bad guys. probably another dream but all we have left I guess.
      I am somewhat optimistic (today anyway). assuming we can actually overcome the rigged elections systems, an awful lot of people are degusted with fjb and company–esp hispanics and blacks and many mod dem’s. if so, the next two years will blow thru my popcorn supply.

      • Ron Anselmo October 10, 2022 at 2:04 pm #

        Jim, welcome. Voting doesn’t and won’t matter. The solution is no longer political, it is kinetic. A counter-committee, a counter-investigation, reverse & overturn recent legislation, controlled opposition.

        The result is nothing, the beat goes on. We’ll learn when we’re hungry & cold, with nothing left to lose – nothing left to keep us distracted – no more shiny objects – then we’ll fight, but it’ll be too late.

        What we have allowed has become acceptable, and by staying quiet, we always get what we deserve. Wish it wasn’t so.

        • Wizard of the Saddle October 12, 2022 at 11:33 am #

          I have a lot of days when I lean towards embracing this point of view. That inclination is mainly driven by disgust with all of the shenanigans going on.

          But this is simply too easy. If everyone swallows the Black Pill and just gives up, then the imposition of tyranny becomes a self-fulfilling prophesy when we all just throw up our hands and quit participating in public life.

          Your position is that it is time for Americans to go into Revolutionary mode. You may be right about that, but who exactly will lead this revolution? Are you volunteering? If not you, then who?

          And there is the RUB, no? Nobody wants to stick their neck out to be chopped off. If a revolution comes, it will most likely be a spontaneous event precipitated by some egregious overreach by our would-be overlords.

          So keep your powder dry, friend. I think that’s what most of the population is doing. All those AR sales over the past few years are happening for a reason, don’t you think?

      • justanotherguy October 10, 2022 at 2:04 pm #

        fix rigged elections? need a why from someone with a how first. can’t see that from here.

        welcome, and thanks for the thought.

    • U-731 October 10, 2022 at 6:04 pm #

      …”But exactly who is going to do the arresting and round up?”

      What governing body on Earth has the combination of power and moral authority to even *convene* a “Nuremberg II” on this subject?

      Because it sure **isn’t** the bunch that did “Nuremberg I”.

  6. Rodulf October 10, 2022 at 10:04 am #

    I still think this could all end in our favor, in a long-term view with the proto-Communist European Union destroyed and an invigorated West Europe deporting the welfare-mooching Muslim hoard and becoming European again.

    • thirdcoastlegend October 10, 2022 at 10:26 am #

      Rod-

      I like your scenario.

      I’m just struggling to see any signs that Western Europe is awakening from decades of ennui.

      • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 10:54 am #

        Ennui. Much underappreciated word.

        • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 11:57 am #

          I’m inundated by things jejune, which consequently fills me with ennui.

          • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 12:57 pm #

            Show off!

        • Rodulf October 10, 2022 at 3:09 pm #

          I think it means “queer”…?

        • Anthea October 10, 2022 at 10:54 pm #

          Pique, umbrage, and ennui–the French diseases of the soul. (Ursula LeGuin said that.)

      • Rowdypiglet October 10, 2022 at 12:50 pm #

        It’s hard to maintain your ennui when you’re cold and hungry. I have hope that the free stuff being handed out to the illegals in Europe and the UK will cease when the actual citizens of those countries have had enough – possibly this winter. Since most of the invaders are used to being broiled rather than frozen, we can hope they’ll head south. After those two things have happened, perhaps Europeans will come to their senses while something of civilization can still be salvaged.

        • SpeedyBB October 11, 2022 at 4:54 am #

          It was amusing to read that a full 80% of those tragic persecuted refugees, fleeing oppression and possible death, have in fact paid visits back to their [purportedly conflict-ridden, dangerous] homelands since settling in [gullible] Europa, likely flaunting the newly-acquired [infidel] wealth the Euro-suckers have bestowed upon them.

          Who would have imagined, when they showed up, with their Calvin Klein fashion, iPods and gold chains? A trail of discarded freebies marked their path to the Promised Land.

          [Insert poignant photo of dead baby on beach here, for effect]

      • cbeard October 10, 2022 at 1:27 pm #

        Yeah, I don’t see that happening. That is, Europe starting mass deportations. The same needs to happen in America. Otherwise we are doomed.

      • Annie Dunkin October 12, 2022 at 1:10 pm #

        Great

    • Amman October 10, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

      Don’t bother. It’s over.

      Today’s Europeans do not have children, do not defend Europe, and, as the man said, they are afraid to take on their own side of an argument.

    • Mike G October 14, 2022 at 3:46 am #

      more BS from a Neocon. More likely to end with numerous mushroom clouds and wilted dicks.

  7. Cavepainter October 10, 2022 at 10:05 am #

    Yep, as the old western frontier saw goes, “Giv’em a fair trial then hang’em”.

    • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 12:02 pm #

      “Don’t try and understand them, just take an iron and brand them.” – Rawhide song

      How about face branding the deep staters allowed to live, so they can be forever shunned and reviled in public?

      • stelmosfire October 10, 2022 at 4:41 pm #

        “Don’t try to understand ’em—–Just rope and throw and brand ’em”

        There fixed it fer ya, pardner.

        • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 7:18 pm #

          Thanks. I can see why they brand them young. Can you image coming up to an adult bull with a branding iron

  8. Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 10:13 am #

    Loved this line as well.

    The show-runner behind all this needless mayhem, former President Barack Obama, reminded us a while back: “Don’t underestimate Joe’s ability to fuck things up.”

    Yep, that’s our Ol’ SloJo. In less turbulent times, he might even have been semi-fondly remembered, like Ike back in the 50’s. Old (great)grandfatherly type, fond of a rocking chair and a shawl, a little jello in the afternoon (meds not disclosed), just be sure not to let him bounce any of the grandkids on his knees, lest he get an embarrassing rise and have wandering hands.

    • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 12:05 pm #

      Ike doesn’t deserve a comparison to Biden, lifetime grifter and pervert.

  9. Mac October 10, 2022 at 10:13 am #

    We share 99% of our DNA with chimps, yet we figured out how to split atoms and DNA. When the fallout dust settles, the survivors will be beating each other with sticks.

    • malthuss October 10, 2022 at 10:25 am #

      1% makes a difference.

    • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 11:01 am #

      Planet of the Apes was prescient.

      • Creekwood October 10, 2022 at 2:07 pm #

        Jacques Elull referred to those like Schwabenklaus et al. as “assiduous technocratic apes.” Fits well.

    • Amman October 10, 2022 at 12:19 pm #

      Speak for yourself.

  10. neurodoc October 10, 2022 at 10:15 am #

    Add to the above geo-political mix (mess), the fact that the US Corporation missed its Sept 30 bond package payment (to Saudi, Euroland, Japan, et al). They have been given until Oct 15 or be declared in default by the IMF; that’s five (5) days out. As expected, nothing about this is in the US legacy press, but multiple financial writers (e.g. Jim Willie, Polny, Zerohedge, Shiff) and several Asian news agencies are talking about it. This default will be the beginning of the end of the USD$, and will wreck havoc here in the US and Europe. God forbid anyone have a pension in securities denominated in USD. Good possibly for toilet paper and maybe fire tender, but not much else.

    • Hardrock October 10, 2022 at 10:34 am #

      Neurodoc, I can find nothing on the web about this delayed payment. Can you suggest any documentation?

      • farmgal October 10, 2022 at 5:39 pm #

        I also saw something on this a week or so ago. I thought it was on Zerohedge but I can’t find it. Almost like it’s been scrubbed. Imagine that.

    • sanspeur October 10, 2022 at 10:37 am #

      You have a link? No hits on Zero.

    • thirdcoastlegend October 10, 2022 at 10:42 am #

      I am another that would like to read more detail on this topic, which indeed sounds as though it could cause serious trouble for the USD.

      • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 11:05 am #

        Only one comment.

        Other currencies having the same problems?

        Is the dollar doing relatively bad compared to the Pound or the Yuan?

        Will the dollar just fall in proportion to everyone else?

        Water and oil, much bigger problems!

        • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 11:21 am #

          John,
          The US dollar is the cleanest dirty shirt in the hamper….

          • thirdcoastlegend October 10, 2022 at 12:00 pm #

            The strongest horse at the glue factory!

          • Alzaebo October 10, 2022 at 12:16 pm #

            The leper with the most fingers!

          • Q. Shtik October 10, 2022 at 12:28 pm #

            @elysian
            @thirdcoast
            @Alzaebo

            I like all of ya’alls clever lines but I think I’m going to give the nod to Alzaebo’s leper with the most fingers. Hahaha.

          • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 12:37 pm #

            How about ‘the White House intern with the fewest stains on her dress. Too dated?

          • Ron Anselmo October 10, 2022 at 2:07 pm #

            Yes H – too dated. Nowadays, it’s “their” dress. Mind your pronouns.

          • justanotherguy October 10, 2022 at 2:09 pm #

            the alien with the fewest heads?

            the ghost with the least transparency?

    • Billy Hill October 10, 2022 at 12:14 pm #

      If the US missed a bond payment it’s the best-kept secret of all time.

      Now, Evergrande missed their latest bond payment denominated in US dollars. Could be the commenters listed were referring to that.

      How can the US miss a bond payment when, as the holder of the reserve currency, it can simply create whatsoever it chooses? So long as others accept these markers as payment today for real goods and services, or claims on future productivity, the game goes on.

      Of course everyone knows (feels?) it will end badly since debt retirement with today’s dollars is impossible. Receding into the future as it were.

      The theory is they divert attention by making war so that the players can sit down together and start the next game. Unfortunately the weapons of war have evolved beyond the old Clauswitzian definitions of war. We will be very lucky if sanity is somehow restored and the collective West can accept its post-colonial status among the nations of the world.

    • Q. Shtik October 10, 2022 at 12:19 pm #

      and will wreck havoc here in the US and Europe. – neurodoc

      =========

      Do you wreak havoc or wreck havoc?
      Both ‘wreak havoc’ and ‘wreck havoc’ are used, but ‘wreak havoc’ is more common and more widely accepted.

      • messianicdruid October 11, 2022 at 2:03 pm #

        There are other things you can wreck. What other things can you wreak?

        • Q. Shtik October 11, 2022 at 9:15 pm #

          If I don’t bathe for a week my armpits will wreak. 🙂

    • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 12:33 pm #

      Neurodoc, in what form is payment due? More dollars can be created ad infinitum with a computer mouse click.

      A lot of misinformation gets put out on the internet even by well intentioned people. But if your story is true, it would make sense for the federal government to push out as much currency as possible before the deadline date.

      My direct deposit military pension showed up in my account Sep 28; it was due Sep 30.
      My social security showed up Oct 07; due Oct 12.
      My father’s social security showed up Sep 29; due Oct 03.

      This never happened before. I wonder why the early payments?

      • Q. Shtik October 10, 2022 at 3:14 pm #

        My social security showed up Oct 07; due Oct 12.
        My father’s social security showed up Sep 29; due Oct 03. – hmuller

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

        You’ve got something wrong here muller. SS checks are always due on a Wednesday, either the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th Wed of the month. It depends on your birthday.

        e.g. My wife and her brother (the infamous Peter) get their checks on the 2nd Wed of the month. I get mine on the 4th Wed of the month.

        • Q. Shtik October 10, 2022 at 3:35 pm #

          Apropos of nothing:

          I pulled up at a Stop sign in town and looked at the street name. It was fifth avenue.

          I got to thinking how difficult it is to properly say fifth. You have to twist your mouth into a pretzel.

          I’ll bet that 99 times out of a hundred people say fith.

          I am entirely in favor of officially dropping the second f in the word fifth.

          • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 4:36 pm #

            It will be at least another 24 years before I can expect to reap any kind of SS payments. I hardly doubt that such a system will still exist at that time. Not to mention what the US Dollar might actually be worth 24 years into the future, or if it will still even exist. Woe is me!!!

        • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 3:58 pm #

          Q, I know about the Wednesday rule. My day is the second Wednesday, which in October happens to be the 12th. My latest SS payment was deposited and fully available Friday Oct 07.

          My 95 yr old father falls under a “grandfather clause”. His SS money is due no later than the third of the month, earlier when weekends and holidays interfere.

          Alles klar, kommissar?

      • Anthea October 10, 2022 at 11:05 pm #

        @ hmuller:

        My SS check too showed up on September 30th–a direct deposit. As for when it is due, that one is a puzzle. For many years it came on the third Wednesday of the month. At some point during the covid falderoll, it started coming on the first Wednesday of the month–which it has done fairly consistently ever since. To have the October check came on the last day of September was a first.

  11. woe October 10, 2022 at 10:17 am #

    Europe will be freezing cold this winter, but I’m willing to bet this spring and summer it going to be warm and toasty. For the next several years, this will become to be known as riot season. “Now that’s a fire”.

    • malthuss October 10, 2022 at 10:27 am #

      Europe will be freezing cold this winter,
      Yes, this happens every year.

      However, for the poor, things will be different this winter there.

      • megabeth October 10, 2022 at 11:35 am #

        Come off it–those people are fungible. Omelet/eggs, baby!

    • thirdcoastlegend October 10, 2022 at 10:43 am #

      woe-

      There are already anti-EU and anti-NATO protests in many European cities.

      Of course, our sacred democracies are going down the standard tinpot dictator path of repression.

    • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 11:32 am #

      Western Europe has a very temperant climate by and large. It gets colder the farther east you go. Poland is coler than Germany. Ukraine colder than Poland. Russia colder than Ukraine. But it is still colder enough to freeze to death in the most western parts of Western Europe, just more slowly.

      The interior parts of Spain get much colder than the rest of Western Europe, except for Scandanavia in the north. Somehow the influence of the gulf stream is blocked to some extent there.

      • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

        So the pain in Spain will mostly stay on the plain?

        • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 12:51 pm #

          …The pain in Spain will be your loss…their gain….

  12. Ron Anselmo October 10, 2022 at 10:23 am #

    Morning Jim – excellent as always. Thanks for your always insightful recap of the insanity.

    Here’s one: a meme saying of late – “Fuck around, find out”. NATO/EU & the Deep State keep fucking around, and as a result, Ukraine keeps finding out.

    The Ukie postage stamp commemorating the Kerch Bridge bombing is unbelievable – these people have lost their minds. Really.

    Moon of Alabama also has some good commentary this morning.

    • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 10:49 am #

      Yes, the Ukie’s also came out with a postage stamp commemorating the soldier flipping the bird to a Russian ship in the Black Sea. Absolutely incredible, what high class taste makers those Ukies are.

      • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 11:33 am #

        It’s ruled by International Criminals – not Nazis.

    • Hereward the Woke October 10, 2022 at 2:21 pm #

      What next, I wonder? Customised table mats and wine glasses?

      • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 4:40 pm #

        Don’t forget the commemorative Christmas ornament. Maybe they could do a special menorah for the Jews.

  13. David Webb October 10, 2022 at 10:24 am #

    Thanks to completely one-sided media coverage, a lot of people in the US are under the delusion that the Russian military is weak and incompetent, that Ukraine has been doing nothing but winning, and that Russia’s defeat at the hands of a future NATO member is inevitable. I have a feeling they will be disabused of that notion in the coming weeks. The media spin won’t stop, but hopefully more people will start seeing through it.

    • Ron Anselmo October 10, 2022 at 10:36 am #

      Lies don’t win wars.

      • David Webb October 10, 2022 at 10:41 am #

        Yep, Ukraine has been winning the propaganda war with the help of the west, while Russia hasn’t even been trying on that front. Unfortunately for Ukraine and the west, Russia is far more prepared for the real war than all of US & NATO combined.

        • Rowdypiglet October 10, 2022 at 12:56 pm #

          I’ve wondered if the Russians just don’t care about the propaganda war and are not even bothering with it. What would they really gain except a waste of resources? Even if they managed to change the perceptions of the average person in the West, the average person is not exactly running anything. If we’re stupid enough to get all worked up into an anticipatory frenzy at the thought of nuclear war, why even bother with us?

          • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 1:41 pm #

            What if Russia gave a press conference and nobody came?

            Oh….wait. That happens every time. At least, western presstitutes don’t come, so we think it never happened.

            It’s not that western propaganda is superior, it’s that the US/EU control almost all media outlets, so that’s all most of us get.

            The propaganda is actually lousy, so unbelievable that I am convinced they are running an experiment to see how much complete nonsense they can get people to swallow and regurgitate.

            I’m sure that Redneck Liberal will show up at some point and demonstrate to all of us the results of that experiment.

          • Ron Anselmo October 10, 2022 at 2:24 pm #

            @Paula

            “The propaganda is actually lousy, so unbelievable that I am convinced they are running an experiment to see how much complete nonsense they can get people to swallow and regurgitate.” ~ Paula D

            As an exercise in critical thinking, early on, I told my sons, at maybe 4 & 5 years old, to question people who said things that were too nonsensical.

            Coming home from work, I’d say, I was driving today and saw a blue cow. They’d pipe up and tell me there was no such thing. Good.

            We’ve become so dumbed down, today I could say the same, to adults no less, and half of them, well…77MM + 81MM (supposedly) = 158MM, and 81MM/158MM = 51.3%…so actually more than half would believe I saw a blue cow.

          • Soul Forensics October 10, 2022 at 3:17 pm #

            Telling someone they didn’t see a blue cow is a terrorist act. You’re not honoring “their truth”, which is much more important than “the truth”. You must be silenced before you say something even more dangerous.

          • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 5:24 pm #

            If men can give birth, why doubt a blue cow?

          • messianicdruid October 11, 2022 at 2:17 pm #

            You should have told them you saw a cow that was blue on one side.

        • Hereward the Woke October 10, 2022 at 2:23 pm #

          Goebbels pretty much won the propaganda war in WW2. Shame that he and his ilk lost the physical war. I’m sure the Russkies are fine letting the West win the propaganda side of things as a consolation prize while they wipe Ukraine off the map and tank the EU.

          • Ron Anselmo October 10, 2022 at 2:30 pm #

            HTW – consolation prize. Nice!

          • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 4:43 pm #

            Where does al Jazeera stand in all this? They are probably a more reliable source of news these days than the lamestream Western press.

          • Ron Anselmo October 10, 2022 at 5:02 pm #

            @cowbell81

            Just my personal opinion, but I believe they have been for quite some time.

      • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 11:45 am #

        “Lies don’t win wars.”

        …MISSION ACCOMPLISHED….

  14. malthuss October 10, 2022 at 10:25 am #

    in clown world >
    We currently have sky high gas prices, supply chain issues, record inflation, rampant crime, crumbling infrastructure, 20k illegals swarming across our southern border daily, a government printing money out it’s ass & handing it out to to foreign countries and welfare leeches, career politicians who aren’t even trying to hide their corruption, violent homeless drug addicts clogging up our cities, insane levels of “gun (black) violence”, over 100k a year dying of drug overdoses, children who don’t know their gender & parents who let them mutilate themselves for life, and a senile president (his puppet masters) itching to start a nuclear war with another nuclear super power…

    yet renaming a military base is what the cross dressers who run our military are concerned about.

    • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 10:45 am #

      Your statement that kids do not know their gender is absolutely correct. Same sex modeling does not occur until 7 – 10 years old. Opposite sex modeling not until puberty. Looking at hormones and brains, the two are pretty similar until elementary school.

      Environmental influence affects sex orientation. Having a parent dress and treat a kid as the opposite sex will definitely distort behavior and desires. A good example is boys that have been kept away from guns for their young years will still pick up sticks to “go to war”.

      Do you think that some of this trans BS might be parents trying to choose their kid’s sex? Or trying to become different, the center of attention?

      Now saying all this, yes, genetic mistakes can happen and sex hormonal differences can distort kids feeling like the opposite side. Will that disappear in elementary school or at puberty?

      And dammit, having freaks marketing for LBGTQ in elementary school is horrible. Or in Boy Scouts.

      • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 11:08 am #

        Putin knew this and passed laws against pushing “gender” crap at children.

        From what I’m seeing more and more, young people, some still minors, are being persuaded that their existing mental disorders can all be alleviated once they accept that they are “trans”, and untold numbers of these people are waking up to exactly what was done to them, and coming forward.

        These people are permanently maimed, and for a person who already was suffering from a mood disorder, I don’t know if this realization is survivable, long term.

        • Rowdypiglet October 10, 2022 at 11:56 am #

          I suspect most of these children were suffering from the same things that afflict all of us when we go through the process of socialization with other kids, and when we go through adolescence – but without the attention and support of adults, there being few of those now.

          Trans “care” is now a huge, money making industry with many tentacles reaching into everything. It’s like Matt Taibbi’s vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity (as he described Goldman Sachs) but this time it’s wrapped around the faces of children. Telling confused, hormonal adolescents (whose confusion you have helped to create) that all their problems will be solved if they accept they’re in the wrong body, is simply evil – but it’s clever and hard to defeat.

          The part that parents and teachers play seems derived from a desperate need for attention. If you look at the way that so many of these people make themselves hideous, actually disturbing and frightening to look at, you have to conclude that they don’t care if the attention is negative. They will do anything to themselves to get it.

          My guess is that it has something to do with how difficult it has become to distract others from their screens, and how rare it has become to get another person’s undivided attention. We all need that, especially children. It’s now taken for granted that, when you speak to someone, they will usually continue looking at their screen and you are to understand that you are secondary to it.

          I think many of us, especially children who have grown up with this lack of genuine human contact, are suffering from something similar to what happens to infants if they’re never picked up and held. Children aren’t equipped to resist those who make a great fuss over them, reward them and affirm them – things they have done without until they accept the trans fable, after which they receive what has been withheld. They don’t understand what they’re giving up in order to get that outpouring of attention and affirmation. Adults aren’t immune either, and have the same unmet needs.

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:25 pm #

            Google took out the gender clinic map because it was ‘hateful’ or something.

            A woman journalist at Reduxx.info had made a map of the 100s of gender clinics in the US to be widely shared, so people could see which hospitals were participating in the butchering of kids.

            Google put a stop to that! Silicon valley wants the butchering and the indoctrination to continue.

          • Q. Shtik October 10, 2022 at 12:59 pm #

            it has something to do with how difficult it has become to distract others from their screens, and how rare it has become to get another person’s undivided attention. We all need that, especially children. It’s now taken for granted that, when you speak to someone, they will usually continue looking at their screen and you are to understand that you are secondary to it. – Rowdy

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

            You have described a phenomenon that is among my biggest beefs of all time. Even my wife cannot stop reading and texting on her phone while we eat dinner.

            And when we eat out I notice that everyone else does the same thing. It’s a freakin’ sickness.

          • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 1:44 pm #

            Great insights Rowdy.

            Indeed, the affirmation they get is its own reward, but the mutilation is the drawback.

          • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 4:44 pm #

            Q – Those habitual iPhone users are nothing more than a bunch of zombies. Perfectly suited for this time of year!

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:23 pm #

          You are 100% correct. This is exactly what they are doing in grade schools and high schools.

          And when we fight back, we’re called terrorists.

      • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 11:36 am #

        Many parents report differences right out of the gate. They might not “know” yet, but they are already being influenced by their hormones.

        Look at ants and bees and the incredible things they do. They never know what they are doing, but they sure know how to do it.

        • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 12:11 pm #

          Children don’t have sex hormones flowing.
          That comes with puberty.

          There is no such thing as a trans child. There are children with personalities, including likes and dislikes.

          It is the parents who decide that their likes and dislikes are “different”.
          Different than what? Then the stereotypes for their sex?

          Is that any reason to drug and mutilate them?

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 12:16 pm #

            Do you think I said anything different? I said girls start to act feminine and boys masculine well before they “know” anything about it.

            Are you capable of philosophy at all?

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 12:26 pm #

            “Stereotypes for their sex”. In other words, there is no masculine or feminine in reality?

            That’s the mentality that started all this.

          • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 12:42 pm #

            Oh yes they do have estrogen and testosterone flowing in small equal amounts as young kids. When the gonads mature at puberty, they secrete their primary hormone causing the growth of a man or a woman.

            How it happens varies person to person.

            That is why trans decisions should not be encouraged or made before sexual maturity, ie 21 or so.

            BTW, post meno or andropause cause the same equalization of hormones again in old age.

          • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

            Jarek, just graciously agree to agree with Paula. You’re always accusing others of being needlessly nasty.

          • Q. Shtik October 10, 2022 at 1:12 pm #

            Then the stereotypes for their sex? – Paula

            ===========

            I will guesstimate that more than 50% of the English speaking world does not know when to use then vs than. My wife is among this large group.

            In my own case, I don’t even need to think about which is correct. For most others it’s a great mystery.

          • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 1:48 pm #

            Note that I used it correctly in the sentence preceding that one.

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 1:49 pm #

            Mule: In other words, never talk about religion or politics. Be a company man. Agreeable! And defer to ladies as well as higher ups. That’s how you get places!

            Why are you here, unctuous one?

          • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 4:12 pm #

            Once again you’re putting words into someone else’s mouth, then attacking them. You probably know this is called ” a straw man argument”. In the realm of advocacy skills it ranks just above name calling.

            I’m not going to waste my time restating my point since you’re about as obtuse as Redneck Liberal. I lack Green Alba’s patience in dealing with you.

          • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 4:28 pm #

            ”Do you think I said anything different?”

            Jarek’s way of saying “I agree”.

            Followed of course, by gratuitous insults, cause that’s how he do.

          • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 4:46 pm #

            I used to like the color pink when I was young and growing up. I quickly grew out of that. Good thing I wasn’t a child in this day and age because nowadays my parents would probably start dressing me like a girl and bring me to a clinic to have my nads cut off.

          • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 7:33 pm #

            And I never liked the color pink, Cowbell, so….same.

            Just lucky I’m not a child today.

          • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 7:35 pm #

            Pink is just a lighter colored red.

            But Jarek thinks that hormones dictate that boys can like red, but not light red.

            Cause that makes sense.

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 8:17 pm #

            Mule wants me to agree with Paula that boys and girls are the same since can both like pink.

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:48 pm #

            hmuller has Jarek down.

            Mr. Strawman, and Mr. Gaslight.

            And yep, GreenAlba has the patience of a saint in her responses to him.

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 9:45 pm #

            Paula thinks boys and girls and men and women are the same – just different plumbing.

            Mary thinks Men are death and Women are life – yet she still pretends or actually thinks she agrees with Paula against me. I’m the enemy you see. Feminine solidarity is that powerful a negative force that helps to tear society apart.

          • GreenAlba October 11, 2022 at 8:01 am #

            Pink used to be a boy’s colour and blue a girl’s colour (from the Virgin Mary’s supposed clothing habits), so it’s a non-argument.

            The change to pink for girls and blue for boys resulted from nothing more biological than a few intense advertising campaigns.

            As Paula says, pink is just a shade of red, and that’s why parents were (at one time) advised to dress their boys in pink to make them manly, because it was the child version of adult male red.

            You’d think people would be wise to the power of advertising by now. All babies used to wear white, not to mention that young children’s clothes were pretty much identical to avoid wastage. So little boys wore frocks just like little girls.

            rd.com/article/pink-for-boys/

            It’s not like I didn’t tell you folks all this one time before. I guess nobody listens. 🙂

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

            Many women love to see the corruption and defeat of the masculine by the feminine so they used to dress little boys up as feminine for as long as they could get away with it.

            This evil has now grown into transforming their little boys into girls.

          • messianicdruid October 11, 2022 at 2:37 pm #

            I used to be true blue. Commie pinko fags were red to pink. Advertising meet boredom.

          • Q. Shtik October 11, 2022 at 9:45 pm #

            Pink used to be a boy’s colour and blue a girl’s colour – GA

            ==========

            I don’t care about the blue vs pink issue in children’s clothing. What drives me up a tree is seeing an adult male wearing a “man-bun.”

    • thirdcoastlegend October 10, 2022 at 10:46 am #

      In a word, yes.

      So what’s the bad news?

      • malthuss October 10, 2022 at 10:57 am #

        That inflation will get worse.

        • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 5:25 pm #

          That the US Dollar will cease to hold relevance on the world stage. Then again, maybe that is good news!

    • Amman October 10, 2022 at 12:16 pm #

      Wow. It’s sick as F. Which country is this happening in? Yours?

  15. dplainview October 10, 2022 at 10:27 am #

    Hard to say when it began, but we are in the throes of “Rule or Ruin” campaigns that suggest Kiev holds secrets most dark.

    • C.O.Jones October 10, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

      Most dark is correct @ dplainview.

      People seem to have forgotten why Trump was impeached. He wanted Biden investigated by Ukraine for corruption committed in Ukraine and had the temerity to make a phone call requesting that investigation. The deep state lost it, completely flipped out and managed to get a sitting (dunce) president impeached rather than see an investigation that would have prevented the war we are now plunging headlong into.

      Swept under the rug and under the laptop is evidence of child trafficking and bio-weapons labs run in Ukraine at the behest of the American Pharaoh.

      Better to have a world war than for that evidence to come to light.

      • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 1:53 pm #

        I mostly agree with you, but Trump made the phone call to congratulate Zelensky on winning the election and only asked about the ongoing investigation during that call.

        The impeachment was revealing. It shows the power of the media. They ran a long impeachment screaming about the phone call to the president of Ukraine and the outrage of withholding weapons, without ONCE talking about on whom the weapons were being used.

        And without ever mentioning that it is illegal for the US to provide weapons to a country which is using them to kill their own people.

        Congress is as disgusting as the media.

        • C.O.Jones October 10, 2022 at 3:23 pm #

          @ Paula D, I would add the word “ostensibly” to the reason Trump called but agree with all your points.

          It was Reagan’s CIA director Bill Casey who said “We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.”

          It is the job of the media to pump the septic tanks of congress and spew the contents on the American public.

          To behave in a less than receptive manner is unpatriotic.

          Check, please!

          • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 4:32 pm #

            ”It is the job of the media to pump the septic tanks of congress and spew the contents on the American public.

            To behave in a less than receptive manner is unpatriotic”

            Nailed it!

          • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 4:48 pm #

            ”It is the job of the media to pump the septic tanks of congress and spew the contents on the American public.”

            I guess this is part of their New Green Deal to be environmentally friendly?

  16. MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 10:27 am #

    Bravo, James! Another great one. Thank you.

    I would love to share in your dream. I think I will, despite having much less faith in accountability than you do.

    Maybe if mass psychosis can bring us down, mass visualization can bring us back up? Everyone: Visualize Jo Jo Magoo in a perp walk. And all those other creeps. Especially Obomber.

    • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 8:09 pm #

      “Mass Formation Psychosis” has already destroyed the USA, and this blog roll is living testimony to that fact.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:42 pm #

        You’re living proof it’s a real thing.

      • messianicdruid October 11, 2022 at 2:46 pm #

        A thousand comments by mostly the same people hardly forms a ” mass”.

      • Anthea October 12, 2022 at 11:32 am #

        @ Rednek Liberal:

        “Psychosis” implies a belief in things that aren’t true and a denial of things that are true. Week after week, Jim posts the truth Week after week, you show up attempting to counter Jim’s truths with some silly bullshit–and very transparent–lies you saw on TV.

        It’s hard for me to believe that even you believe your bullshit, since it seems like we are well into “nobody’s that stupid” territory.

        But then, over the past few years I have had to re-assess the size and population of “stupid territory.”

        You-all need your own country. Madagascar or some such, where you can be out of the reach of all those sane people who are such a buzz kill–where you can wear tutus and assless chaps, and write each other IOUs on toilet paper for all your needs (till you run out of toilet paper).

        You can all work for the island’s government, exploring the frontiers of hitherto undiscoered pronouns, and conducting research on whether purple-assed baboons really do have purple asses and whether to grant them citizenship. (It would be racist and sexist not to.)

        If other nations will not accept your IOUs…. Well, they will for damn sure feel your wrath, as you call them racists, sexists, and homophobes.

  17. steppingup October 10, 2022 at 10:27 am #

    Breaking News! False Flag Nuke in a neighborhood near you. Soon. Maybe US, Ukraine, Russia Russia Russia, or wherever the CIA wants it to be……All brought to you by the owners of the Central Bank nearest you. Good luck everybody, and God Bless.

    • thirdcoastlegend October 10, 2022 at 10:48 am #

      This scenario is all too plausible because it would give them cover to cancel the elections and attempt to rally Americans around the flag.

      • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 12:08 pm #

        The elections are rigged anyway. They won’t cancel them.

        They are the circus part of the bread and circus, keeping Americans divided and diverted from reality.

        • Hereward the Woke October 10, 2022 at 2:27 pm #

          And even if they don’t steal the midterms and the GOP wins, the RINOs will do absolutely zilch to save the nation. They will hold the purse strings but can you imagine McConnell and Lindsey cutting all funding for Ukraine? And don’t get me started on Trump in 2024. Apart from Orban and that lady in Italy, there is no real political opposition anywhere. This one is down to us.

          • Blackbird October 10, 2022 at 5:23 pm #

            Why would they not steal? When stealing is so easy, so gratifying, and so easy to get away with?

            Super majority, 2024. Win With Her! Constitution rewritten.

  18. JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 10:28 am #

    Just saw an ad for a book about Trump’s accomplishments aimed at kids by Huckabee.

    The Dems have aimed something at kids too.

    Fentanyl candy streaming through and open border disguised as Sweetarts just in time for Halloween.

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:20 pm #

      I’m surprised they want to give kids fentanyl. I mean, that could kill them. Then who would they groom?

      • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 12:36 pm #

        Mary

        Who would benefit by killing Americans no matter what age they are?

        • benr October 10, 2022 at 12:44 pm #

          China

    • benr October 10, 2022 at 12:44 pm #

      Turns out HBO is putting out a glowing documentary on the many successes of Joe Biden.
      Goebbels would be so proud.

      • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 1:01 pm #

        I’m speechless. What’s next, a documentary on the saintly Hunter Biden helping young girls find well paying jobs?

      • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 4:50 pm #

        Well they certainly tried with that National Geographic piece on Fauci.

    • Blackbird October 10, 2022 at 5:26 pm #

      Sounds like the old razor blades in apples. Fear everything and everyone. No wonder we have kids pooping in litterboxes.

      • hmuller October 11, 2022 at 9:49 pm #

        I hadn’t heard about that. How do the cats feel about this micro aggression into their space?

        • Blackbird October 12, 2022 at 1:30 pm #

          Cats seem to recognize that we are simply aping their superior culture. Like everyone else, they’re laughing at the freak show whitey has become.

    • messianicdruid October 11, 2022 at 2:55 pm #

      “Just saw an ad for a book about Trump’s accomplishments aimed at kids by Huckabee”

      A little better than ten foot posters.

  19. Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 10:37 am #

    I like that revised dream headline. The sad part is, it isn’t one of those things you dream that is impossible in waking life.

  20. Doc Holliday October 10, 2022 at 10:38 am #

    Our firewood shed cannot stack another piece. As full as full can be. That’s real ‘money in the bank’ until the government decides they need to issue ‘permits’ for ‘fireplace/woodstove use’. Just try to pry that wood from ‘my warm, live hands’.

    • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 10:59 am #

      Biomass is being seriously discussed as a FF alternative. First the waste from limber production, then just wood in general as the waste does not meet the demand.

      Easter Island!

      What percentage of the world’s heating and electricity production can be met by biomass before replacement cannot be met. Not much.

      As pointed out in JHK’s books, ALL resources will decline in the future. One of the first indicators, movement of the supply curve with resulting inflation is occurring right now.

      Anyone wonder why OPEC+ is cutting back? SaudiArabia is showing signs of oil depletion, as well as the other countries. Even our fracking group is having a tough time keeping up due to dry wells and increasing expense to drill. Peak oil is here.

      JHK rightly pointed out very early that there is NO form of energy production, short of nuclear, that can equal petroleum.

      We are witnesses to it.

      • benr October 10, 2022 at 11:23 am #

        Coal is the answer of the moment.
        We are awash in low Sulphur content coal.
        It is a source of power and a strong gasoline can be made from it.
        It is also possible to make a form of biodiesel from hemp oil and hemp can grow anywhere using minimal water and fertilizer.

        It’s not all doom and gloom.

        • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 11:33 am #

          Benr,
          It’s not all doom and gloom? Coal is the answer if the PTB allow you to use it. You seem to believe that the issues facing us are force majeure.

          Not so much.

          High fuel prices? Items of necessity unavailable?

          …So Solly….

          • benr October 10, 2022 at 11:37 am #

            No, we all know this is artificial scarcity.
            They are intent on destroying the economy.

        • Blackbird October 10, 2022 at 5:44 pm #

          Hemp is a good source of paper, textiles, and rope. As an annual crop, it outstrips commercial forests in production.

          You could be riding down the road – at a safe and prudent speed of course – in a vehicle with a body made of hemp fiber, fueled by cannabis biodiesel, with the seats – and your clothes – made of hemp, while drinking a cannabeer, and smoking a joint, on your way to your job at some cannabusiness.

          Where legal, the cannabis-as-a-psychoactive-drug market is superoversaturated. We may need to make war on the rest of the world to make them change their anti-cannabis laws (the ones that we persuaded them to enact) and allow us to sell our overproduction – and only ours – to them.

          • benr October 14, 2022 at 9:50 am #

            Yes, Hemp is an amazing plant.
            As is switchgrass for ethanol.
            There are forms of algae grown in salt water with a thirty day grow cycle fed basically sewage that when squeezed yields a high amount of oil that can be turned into biodiesel easily.

            Big cement cisterns in the desert using pumped in salt water.
            They also add moisture back into the air.
            Win win.

            .unh.edu/unhtoday/2012/02/fuel-future

      • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 11:40 am #

        Yes, it’s extraordinary how they maneuvered us back to wood – just like the starving peasants they intend us to be.

        No one huts in the King’s forest but the King and his friends. And in the end, it will all be the King’s forest because they don’t need many peasants any more.

        • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 11:49 am #

          Jarek,
          Good news! Today is “Indiginous Peoples Day” by presidential proclemation.

          Put down your cudgel, grab som maize, and party like it was 1492!

          • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 1:08 pm #

            It appears Columbus is getting “cancelled”.

          • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 1:19 pm #

            There was a DJ on the radio, a young guy, saying you should talk to your young children about this day.

            This is what you get when too much of them media is in way too few hands.

            It’s also what clued me in that Obama wasn’t just going to be the relatively benign empty suit false front for a lot of PC garbage- the fact that he didn’t make a move to do anything about the media monopolies.

            BTW the Obama phones aren’t that; it was W who started that ball rolling, as you were never going to be able to install digital currency/ID without cell phones.

          • BackRowHeckler October 10, 2022 at 3:57 pm #

            What happened to Columbus Day?

        • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 12:44 pm #

          correct: hunts not huts

    • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 12:47 pm #

      Doc,
      The path has been made clear. Burning wood produces carcinogens, particulate that is harmful to humans, and vapors/gases that harm the environment. They will not pry the wood from your hands, they will replace it with a summons and a promise of a stiff fine for being an eco-terrorist. They will know you by your smoke.

      Did I mention that I have been heating with wood for over 50 years?

      “They” will arrive in a government vehicle (electric). They will be young, enthusiastic, and will believe in their mission. They will view you as a terrorist. They will hate you for your befouling the air.

      How…how fucking DARE YOU!

      • farmgal October 10, 2022 at 5:56 pm #

        “They” = easy pickings

  21. Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 10:38 am #

    “Yes, that was the bright idea of America’s advisors to NATO and Ukraine: lob explosives into the biggest nuke plant in Europe. See what happens….”

    Reminds me of Joe Dirt.

  22. 100th Avatar October 10, 2022 at 10:57 am #

    Apparently Kanye West had a nightmare too:

    Living in Hollywood with the Forced-to-play-the-game celebrities.

    He gives an interview where he discusses losing his mind as he was forced to keep from saying what he has to say. To not express truths that we are all forced to keep silent.

    He gives an account of the indoctrination of children and parents.

    He knows who butters the bread in H-wood, and he ain’t going to stay quiet about it.

    ’til they silence him: “Oh, he cray-cray”

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 11:52 am #

      He’s asking for it. I can’t imagine they’ll just let him spill the beans.

      He ought to know all the shit, he married into that coven.

      I heard he canceled his affiliation with the companies that make his clothes, to do it himself here in the states and stop contributing to overseas bullshit.

      If so, that’s very noble.

    • malthuss October 12, 2022 at 7:40 pm #

      Remember Pizzagate?

  23. Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 10:59 am #

    Iraq was a preemptive strike just in case Saddam was going to use weapons of mass destruction, wasn’t it?

    The rest of the world didn’t seem to think that was a good idea, but our mainstream media was all in.

    They got to ride around in tanks and stuff.

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 11:22 am #

      LOL! Who doesn’t want to ride around in tanks and stuff? As long as someone’s not shooting at you, anyway.

  24. niner October 10, 2022 at 10:59 am #

    I know we aren’t getting out of this without a fight.

    Bullets, fire and bombs. Voting and words and vids are not going to be enough, however essential.

    We will answer Black Lives Matter and the federal managers at SES.

  25. Prospero October 10, 2022 at 11:12 am #

    The Big Guy recently summed up his perverted lust for girls and young women: “Let me start off with two words, Maiden America.”

  26. niner October 10, 2022 at 11:16 am #

    The best outcome Putin can hope for now is Ukraine’s partition
    into ever smaller provinces controlled by adjacent nations. As we know Poland, Hungary, Romania, even Moldavia, have made small comments wanting their ethnic populations who are now stuck within the unnatural borders of UKR, they want them back inside their own nations with their own ethnic kin. Or, better, these UKR provinces under some kind of multilateral and local administration. A pan-slavic UN-like peacekeeping function, perhaps. But if Russia proper tries to administer the provinces of UKR, they will have no end of trouble. They have to let go, to prove they are not set upon empire.

    • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 1:22 pm #

      They may actually be set on empire, long term.

      • niner October 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm #

        I hope not. But EU turning to mush certainly provides an opening.

        I think this generation of russians know better, but in 40 years they might forget.

      • Not_GeorgeT October 10, 2022 at 9:05 pm #

        08-08-08

        After rolling over Georgia, destroying them militarily and ruining their infrastructure because they shot Russian peacekeepers in South Ossetia, Putin and the Russian military pulled the troops back.

        His (Putin)) commented at the time they were not empire building. Don’t kill our peacekeepers. He made it made clear this was unacceptable behaviour on the part of Georgia.

  27. benr October 10, 2022 at 11:25 am #

    I see the rednut lunatic did his now usual drive by splatter late in the day when he thought no one would notice.

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 11:54 am #

      Most of his comments were “Oh this makes me puke!”

      He sounds more and more like a 13 year old every week.

    • Woodchuck October 10, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

      Rednut did come up with a typo yesterday that would be funny for those in here who are German speakers. Instead of writing “deep state” he wrote “depp state”. Mr. Biden is most certainly a depp! And “depp state” is a perfect description of our government at this time.

      • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 7:57 pm #

        Yeah, and no one else here ever commits “typo”…

        • Woodchuck October 12, 2022 at 10:52 am #

          Responding to typos is silly unless one comes up that is funny.

          “Depp” is a German slang word, I’ve heard it all my life from relatives using it. It’s the equivalent of fool, idiot, moron, butthead etc. in English. Johnny Depp is well aware of what his last name means in German, and is used to Germans reacting to it.

          Yes, we do have a “Depp State” running things here at the moment. And as far as I’m concerned, the fellow calling himself Redneck Liberal here is a “depp”.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:39 pm #

        I thought that was funny too, because he’s just the type to have a man-crush on Johnny Depp. So maybe he has a lil’ bromance-styled crush on OL’ Johnny.

        • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 9:24 pm #

          Nice to see you’re correcting your contractions. Almost.

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:52 pm #

            You love Johnny Depp!

            Rednut and Johnny
            Sittin’ in a tree
            K I S S I N G

    • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 4:30 pm #

      Benr, well put. RL’s comments are becoming more and more like bird splatter on a windshield. (Fly-by splatter, LOL)

    • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 8:01 pm #

      Picture a Tesla passing you on the I805. You look up and there’s my bare arse filing your view.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:38 pm #

        “filing” your view?

        Why, Rednut.

        Didn’t you just write an entire paragraph below about me putting an apostrophe in the wrong place?

        Seems here, you’re missing the second “l” in what I’m assuming you meant to be the word “filling.” Am I correct?

        Do you even know how to write English? I mean, who misses a letter in a word and expects to still be respected as a literate person?

        • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 9:26 pm #

          “O’l Possum Joe” is a deliberate misspelling, proving your illiteracy and ignorance.

          A missing letter is a typo.

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:51 pm #

            It was a typo. All you have to do is go back and see 100s of my other comments where I used it correctly.

            That ain’t the first time I’ve typed Ol’ Joe.

            How embarrassing to be you.

          • hmuller October 11, 2022 at 9:57 pm #

            If RL can drive a Tesla down the highway while waving his bare ass at other drivers, he may not embarrass easily.

          • Night Owl October 12, 2022 at 4:28 pm #

            It isn’t even a misspelling.

            It is an error in punctuation.

            Two self-owns now, Strunk.

      • benr October 11, 2022 at 9:29 am #

        Sounds like you have a fetish problem.
        Trust me I have no interest in your bare posterior no matter how you offer it up.
        You may fly that way, but I sure don’t there is a town called hillcrest you would feel right at home in.
        Go petition someone in the brass rail to fill that gaping maw you sport back there.

      • Woodchuck October 12, 2022 at 12:27 pm #

        Yeah, there’s your bare arse de-filing my view……

  28. malthuss October 10, 2022 at 11:31 am #

    BRH

    this is from Takis mag,
    FAREWELL TO ARMS
    As New York preps for a gubernatorial contest between a challenger who thinks crime should be illegal and an incumbent who thinks complaining about crime should be illegal, parts of the state have become so dangerous, even ultraviolent spree-shooters are afraid to walk the streets.

    In 2004 Albany, an “emotionally disturbed” teen named Jon Romano stormed his high school blasting away with a 12-gauge shotgun. Fortunately, “emotionally disturbed” doesn’t always mean “crack shot”; he missed his classmates but blew the leg off a teacher for the disabled, who you can bet got real tired real fast of people pointing out the irony.

    Romano was released in 2020, a reformed man. Sixteen years of prison therapy produced a model citizen. He became an advocate for prison reform. To Romano, a criminal is just a friend who might shoot your leg off. Romano also began volunteering at a local homeless shelter…where last week he was troubled to hear one of the noble residents, a black gentleman, using coarse racial language (likely while debating the Grothendieck–Katz curvature).

    Romano gently suggested to the fine transient that perhaps he could moderate his language.

    And the homeless guy screamed, “Fucking white devil” and pulled out two samurai swords, chopping off Romano’s arms and legs.

    Amazingly, Romano lived. Doctors were able to reattach the arms, which had been completely cut off, and the legs, which hung by muscle strands. Time will tell if the limbs become usable again.

    • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 11:35 am #

      ” out two samurai swords…”

      …Bought for pennies on the dollar at Beantown’s yard sale….

      • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 11:43 am #

        It all comes full circle. We are in the Eye of the Hurricane, the Nexus of the Matrix.

        Beans is innocent, he was just an unknowing agent of Destiny.

      • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 11:53 am #

        I guess it turns out that two is the minimum number one might need.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:06 pm #

        I don’t think you’ll ever recover from btb selling those swords on the cheap.

        • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 12:34 pm #

          “I don’t think you’ll ever recover from btb selling those swords on the cheap.”

          Mary,
          No…it will haunt me.

        • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

          He and everyone else demands reality and quality in material things. But when it comes to human things and ideas, it just, Meh, what does it matter?

    • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 1:28 pm #

      Alex Berenson says expect to see more psychotic behavior due to the prevalence of strong cannabis.

      I’m thinking this wasn’t a coincidence.

    • BackRowHeckler October 10, 2022 at 4:42 pm #

      That’s a heartwarming little story, Malthus.

      In Georgia yesterday two ‘Gangstas’ shot to death a young white HS football player outside the local mall. Motive unknown, but why does there have to be a motive? Isn’t blond hair & blue eyes motive enough?

      How do you like it now Gentlemen?

      • farmgal October 10, 2022 at 6:05 pm #

        This is a suburb of Atlanta. It is also a nexus of black, Latino and Asian gang activity. If you want diversity this area is for you. I will probably catch flak for this but back in the 50s and 60s things in Atlanta were so much simpler when it was just black and white.

        White boys should know their place.

        • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 12:46 pm #

          And Whites were on top with Blacks afraid of them. That’s the only way it can ever work. But absolute separation is much better as Jefferson said.

      • malthuss October 12, 2022 at 7:43 pm #

        I think its at Unz.com / kerseys page . [unz banned at fakebook].

  29. megabeth October 10, 2022 at 11:31 am #

    Egad, that picture of “Joe Biden” reminds me of a cornered oppossum, with all those teeth and those beady eyes.

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:00 pm #

      Thanks for the idea for a new name.

      O’l Possum Joe.

      • C.O.Jones October 10, 2022 at 3:44 pm #

        Yes but his eyes look like rattlesnake eyes, when they’re not filled with blood

      • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 7:56 pm #

        “O’l Possum Joe”

        “O’l “? What letter are you leaving out, between O & L? Huh? Did you mean “Ol’ “?

        “Possum”? This is another abbreviation. The “O” is dropped, so correctly, it should be ” ‘Possum”.

        So, in fact, you meant to write:

        ” Ol’ ‘Possum Joe”

        – when really, you shouldn’t have bothered. Biden has sufficient excoriating nicknames already round here.

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:35 pm #

          Losing your mind over a typo?

          Gonna do that more often.

          Kill 2 birds with one stone – you and QSchtick.

          LOL!

          • megabeth October 10, 2022 at 9:26 pm #

            Indeed. Is that the best he can do?

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 11:03 pm #

            Unfortunately, yes.

          • Night Owl October 11, 2022 at 4:08 pm #

            The Nut also made multiple mistakes in his own response.

            He has been to the Q school of grammar and punctuation.

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 7:10 pm #

            He’s funnier than usual this week. Of course, he’s not trying to be.

  30. JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 11:34 am #

    Bloomberg Businessman article

    Scam, self driving cars will never become productionable, safe or profitable.

    A five year precursor headline for EVs.
    A small headline stated that some auto makers are betting on hybrids and plug in hybrids are the key. Mr. Toyota, CEO of Toyota is very verbal on this.

    Dis

    My RAV4 hybrid prime Dis something amazing on the last trip across US 160 in Colorado. When it goes downhill enough pitch to fire up the charging system enough, it starts charging the plug in battery. I watched the systems work coming down Wolf Creek Pass into Pagosa Springs, we “earned” 11 miles of charge. We went from the pass to 3 miles the other side of Pagosa Springs without used a drop of gasoline, about 40 miles. Through the trip, the highest mileage was 46 mpg, the least about 38 at fill ups. No plug in anywhere. Remember the real saving with plug ins is daily commuting.

    Biden’s pressure on US manufacturers is going to destroy GM and Ford. Can you see us in ten years bailing out the SOBs AGAIN!

    • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 11:35 am #

      did something amazing

    • benr October 10, 2022 at 11:52 am #

      Correction Ford was not bailed out like GM.

      • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 11:56 am #

        Right, stand corrected, but next time?

    • beantownbill. October 10, 2022 at 12:13 pm #

      I have the same car and get the same mileage.

      • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 12:32 pm #

        Bill

        People buy EVs and then sell them back say the prime complaint is having to sweat the load about recharging, when and where.

        Not a problem with Plug in hybrids.

        • benr October 10, 2022 at 12:49 pm #

          Had a conversation with a guy in a Tesla waiting for a charge in a vons parking lot.
          He was pretty red in the face and said his car was so low he was afraid of getting stuck.
          He said he could not charge it at home or work and he had been waiting almost three hours for someone to move their car so he could have a turn.
          He said he is getting rid of the tesla as fast as he could and was sick of how much effort it took to find an open charging station.
          I have looked at that set of charging stations and there is never an open spot.
          Diesel hybrids are the future not all EV.

          • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 12:59 pm #

            Yup, also saw a you tube that the same problem exists with Toyota’s hydrogen car. Long lines!

          • ThorsHammer October 10, 2022 at 1:46 pm #

            A Norwegian born friend just returned from a visit to her homeland. She commented that every other car seemed to be a Tesla. My first thought— how does that work in a cold climate where the battery efficiency drops by 40%?

            Then I realized that there is an upside to owning a Tesla. When you run out of wood to heat your home (in the absence of Russian gas) all you have to do is pour water over your Tesla until the battery catches fire. The resulting bonfire will keep your entire family warm through the night.

          • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 2:35 pm #

            I wonder whether the Teslas have the low profile tires like the Priuses have. They aren’t so good for winter driving.

          • Night Owl October 10, 2022 at 3:28 pm #

            Diesel is nearly banned in Europe because they are too dirty.

            More deep knowledge from the Beantown Shill.

          • Woodchuck October 10, 2022 at 4:28 pm #

            Believe it or not, there were electric car charging stations all over New York City in the first decade of the 1900’s. The Baker electric car was quite popular back then. Jay Leno has one in his car collection, and he and one of his mechanics get in it and drive it around town. Not only does Jay have a set of the original Edison batteries for the car, but he also has one of the original charging station devices. This episode is easy to find on Leno’s you tube channel. If there are any practical electric cars in our future, it will be something like an upgraded version of the 110 year old Baker.

          • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 4:45 pm #

            “he said he could not charge it at home.”

            Well, why the hell not?!

            If he lives in a high rise apartment, he should have given thought to the recharging problem before buying the car.

          • benr October 10, 2022 at 10:20 pm #

            Well, why the hell not?!

            If he lives in a high rise apartment, he should have given thought to the recharging problem before buying the car. -hmuller

            I wanted to ask that, but it occurred to me the guy was already pissed off enough.

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:18 pm #

      I get 35 mpg in my non-hybrid Nissan Sentra.

      • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 12:29 pm #

        Mary

        No contest

        The RAV gets more than 100 mpg during the week with commuting, when I charge every other day or so. It gets 40 to 45 mpg on the interstate at 75 mph on full gas. At home, electricity, on the road gas.

        I get to fill up the tank once a month at home for about 20 to 30 bucks. The electric bill increase, as best I can tell has increased about the same.

        • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 1:03 pm #

          One more, RAV plugins are in the upper 30s or low 40s as opposed to 60s and above for all EVs. Why? Less batteries.

          This division will continue or increase.

        • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 1:04 pm #

          Question: Did Wall Drug have charging outlets? That would be a true sign of the times.

          • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 3:07 pm #

            Hiya Dis.

            Nope, and I checked.

        • crudgemudgeon October 10, 2022 at 1:41 pm #

          I get 45 in the city, about 48 hwy. 1200cc Mitsubishi mirage.

        • megabeth October 10, 2022 at 9:30 pm #

          I used to get 62 mpg, highway, with my 1991 Festiva, and about 38, city. And it was reliable!

          You just had to have, as Click and Clack opined, a funeral wreath on the hood.

      • Q. Shtik October 10, 2022 at 1:55 pm #

        I get 35 mpg in my non-hybrid Nissan Sentra. – MQ

        ==========

        I get 12-15 mpg in my RAM 1500 with the 357 Hemi engine (I think. Never actually checked it).

      • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 2:00 pm #

        My husband has a hybrid which gets around 40mpg.

        I tell him that our 61 VW bug got 32 mpg city driving and 41 mpg highway driving.

        And here we are, 61 years later……..

      • Night Owl October 10, 2022 at 3:09 pm #

        Really?

        Our new 540i gets 32 and it weighs over 4,000, has 360 hp, and gas-swilling AWD.

        That figure has to be wrong.

        • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 7:47 pm #

          Is that one of the perks of working for the Deep State, Night Howler Monkey?

          • Night Owl October 11, 2022 at 4:22 am #

            It is one of the perks of saving money and investing wisely over the course of 20 years or so.

            Most of my time was spent in the public sector, at the National Academies of Sciences.

            Flipping burgers won’t get you there, Nut.

          • benr October 11, 2022 at 9:33 am #

            Flipping burgers is not as easy as some would have you believe.
            Have you ever watched people working in a fast-moving burger joint like In N Out?
            No way a loser like rednut has ever had to work that hard.

          • Night Owl October 11, 2022 at 4:05 pm #

            I agree, Benr. Flipping burgers is hard work; my point was simply that it won’t get him very far financially, unless he has a good head on his shoulders.

            And well, you know …

    • Rain Waters October 10, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

      Good, cuz when its plugged in Wyodak loves you.

  31. benr October 10, 2022 at 11:35 am #

    Early cheat voting has begun in San Diego.
    I received two ballots one was shredded I’m sure this was just an oversight right?

    • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 11:38 am #

      Benr

      I queried last thread if any checking of the millions of ballots being run through the counting machines have been checked for validity of citizenship. I notice that Dems do not want IDs checked.

      • benr October 10, 2022 at 11:40 am #

        Of course not they can cheat and win all the major elections then call it a voter mandate.

        • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 11:52 am #

          …lies don’t win wars….

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:05 pm #

            They sure can start ’em though.

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 12:14 pm #

            Sun Tzu: War is deception.

            He advises agents being sent out to confuse and demoralize hostile states. As Russia did to us decades ago and as we now do to the rest of the world.

            Sometimes you can win before even having to fire one shot.

      • Not_GeorgeT October 11, 2022 at 9:55 pm #

        John,

        The current law in MA is illegals get driver’s licenses. The RMV automatically registers all drivers with the town or city clerk to vote where the address on the license appears.

        This is legislated by the one-party (not to be confused with the ‘uniparty’, the handful of ‘R’ in the legislature can’t do much of anything against the overwhelming onslaught of ‘D’ ).

        There is now an override question on the ballot. Coincidentally, the signatures for the override were certified just after the voter info booklets were printed and mailed (so goes the story). Thus there is a paucity of info being sent to what I’ll term ‘the real voters’, those citizens whose wallets are constantly fleeced by the solons on Beacon Hill.

        Where does this lead?

        Think snow. Some of these illegals probably don’t have a word for it in their language.

        Think cold.

        Think rapid relocation to a warmer state (Florida?, Maybe AZ?)

        Think midnight planeloads delivered to wherever the newly minted ‘voters’ are needed to tip the ballot box in favor of chaos.

        Because when they show up in another state to the county clerk (or whomever does the voter lists) all they need do is transfer their voter registration to their ‘new home state’. If the clerk happens to check with MA, all will be well, they are on the voter rolls.

        I haven’t the time/resources to calculate how many benefits these ‘new voters’ will be receiving as their entitlement reward. I wake up from nightmares featuring their hands in my wallet and an ever-lengthening list of entitlements following them like a bride’s wedding dress train.

        The D candidate and likely new Queen of the Commonwealth is fully on board with this.

        If the override fails, (another big cheat opportunity), you’ll be seeing them at a polling place near you. Millions of them, as fast as they can be brought to MA, driver’s licensed and registered to vote, then moved along to where they are deemed needed most by the KAOS people.

        What were you mentioning about IDs? The factory is up, slated for production beginning in early 2023 (unless the override succeeds).

        MA does not have a voter ID requirement. Only one county (Hampden, not to be confused with ‘The Hamptons”) uses paper ballots. They don’t need these to vote in MA. Operating a motor vehicle without a license is ‘de rigueur’ in the illegal entry ‘community’.

        Begs the question: ‘Why?’ since they really don’t de facto need the driver’s license. I’ve tried here to provide an answer.

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:18 pm #

      Are you kidding?

      Just, wow.

      • Rain Waters October 10, 2022 at 12:47 pm #

        yup, read chapter 13 of the art

  32. benr October 10, 2022 at 11:39 am #

    Artificial intelligence being displayed by the iphone and iwatch?

    Turns put rollercoasters are setting them off to dial 911.
    The fix is to put them in airplane mode.

    I realize it is just peoples pocket material rubbing the phon just right to make the call but in this crazy world who knows?

  33. benr October 10, 2022 at 11:44 am #

    Volcanoes erupting all over, turns out Stromboli is now erupting.

    Read an article once that said they are a major contributer to global cooling and warming depending on the type of eruption.

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stromboli

    usgs.gov/programs/VHP/volcanoes-can-affect-climate

    Volcanoes can impact climate change. During major explosive eruptions huge amounts of volcanic gas, aerosol droplets, and ash are injected into the stratosphere. Injected ash falls rapidly from the stratosphere — most of it is removed within several days to weeks — and has little impact on climate change. But volcanic gases like sulfur dioxide can cause global cooling, while volcanic carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, has the potential to promote global warming.

    Sulfate aerosols can cool the climate and deplete Earth’s ozone layer
    The most significant climate impacts from volcanic injections into the stratosphere come from the conversion of sulfur dioxide to sulfuric acid, which condenses rapidly in the stratosphere to form fine sulfate aerosols. The aerosols increase the reflection of radiation from the Sun back into space, cooling the Earth’s lower atmosphere or troposphere.

    Several eruptions during the past century have caused a decline in the average temperature at the Earth’s surface of up to half a degree (Fahrenheit scale) for periods of one to three years. The climactic eruption of Mount Pinatubo on June 15, 1991, was one of the largest eruptions of the twentieth century and injected a 20-million ton (metric scale) sulfur dioxide cloud into the stratosphere at an altitude of more than 20 miles. The Pinatubo cloud was the largest sulfur dioxide cloud ever observed in the stratosphere since the beginning of such observations by satellites in 1978. It caused what is believed to be the largest aerosol disturbance of the stratosphere in the twentieth century, though probably smaller than the disturbances from eruptions of Krakatau in 1883 and Tambora in 1815. Consequently, it was a standout in its climate impact and cooled the Earth’s surface for three years following the eruption, by as much as 1.3 degrees F at the height of the impact.

    • malthuss October 10, 2022 at 11:53 am #

      STROMBOLI..my neighbor was born there.

      • Q. Shtik October 10, 2022 at 2:04 pm #

        STROMBOLI..my neighbor was born there. – malth

        ===========

        I didn’t know Stromboli was a place. I thought it was just a sandwich of ham and pepperoni on some kind of a roll.

        • benr October 10, 2022 at 10:21 pm #

          Guess in spite of what you think there are LOTS of things you don’t know.

    • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 11:54 am #

      Even a “little” volcano like St. Helens in 1980, cooled off things for a full year.

      I have said it before, long story short, I had a corn crop, knee high in July 1980, produced great. After the volcano, the next year, cold and rainy, corn was three inches tall in July and did not even tassel out. Colorado Springs

      Volcano?, La Niña, El Niño?

      BTW, I planted blue grass late that year.

      • Anthea October 11, 2022 at 4:55 am #

        @ JohnAZ:

        I would think that growing corn in Colorado Springs would be a little iffy, anyway.

        It’s interesting the way some crops behave strangely for no reason. This year, the tomatoes were almost a full month late to begin ripening, even though they were planted out at the usual time.

        Some years–though not very often–I will get my first ripe tomato in the first week of June.This year, I got my first ripe tomato in mid-July–very late for around here.

        It didn’t seem to me that the weather had anything to do with this. And I always plant a few Early Girl tomatoes so I will get early tomatoes. It makes you wonder if there is some mystery factor involved, like the level of UV radiation or something.

        Even though the tomatoes started ripening very late, we still got LOTS.

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 1:07 pm #

      Silly me, I thought a stromboli was some kind of archaic old world music making device. “Honey, roll out the old stromboli and lets entertain our guests.”

      • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

        I thought it was something Italians make for dinner. In fact, I know it is.

  34. benr October 10, 2022 at 11:49 am #

    Happy times for Lockheed Martin and friends.
    F35 deliveries are now allowed again

    Lockheed Martin Corporation’s (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jet engines. The waiver allows the resumption of F-35 jet deliveries. The magnet used in an aircraft-powering device supplied by Honeywell International Inc (NYSE: HON) has been used in the plane since 2003, the Pentagon’s F-35 program office said. In September, the Pentagon stopped accepting new F-35 jets after discovering a magnet in the stealthy fighter’s engine was made with unauthorized material from China. William LaPlante, the Pentagon’s chief weapons buyer, said the determination applies

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 1:12 pm #

      Nice to know that their over-priced, non-operational junk is all made here in the good ol’ USA. No need to smear China with our own ineptitude and malfeasance.

      • JackStraw October 10, 2022 at 3:05 pm #

        And don’t forget that they got spanked by an F-16. You know, that antique fighter jet that’s been around since the 70’s.

        • benr October 10, 2022 at 3:44 pm #

          Actually no an unpainted unfinished first generation f35 was.
          It was missing most of its electronics package, paint job and tactical computers.
          But you keep flogging that misinformation.
          Feel free to go back and read the article I posted on the subject.

        • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 5:02 pm #

          F-16 was a good aircraft. Just not made to withstand all the abuse it was capable of for very long. Airframe – particularly wing spars – wasn’t up to it. Especially when they hung all the updated shit on it.

  35. Amman October 10, 2022 at 11:59 am #

    You look at that wide-mouth photo of this ‘President’ and think Yeah, Mad Magazine has nothing on this.

  36. Delcimore October 10, 2022 at 11:59 am #

    Just enough room in DC Gitmo for them all once the J6ers are pardoned

  37. Paula D October 10, 2022 at 12:04 pm #

    The US nuclear posture seems to be: the US postures and threatens, relying on the cool heads and rational policies of Russia to keep the world out of nuclear war.

    It’s worked so far, but when the US actually blows up a nuke in Ukraine and blames it on Russia…….then what?

    I wonder about Zelensky. Say you are a basically decent person, happily making a living as a comic, and then some oligarch offers to sponsor you as president. OK, sounds fun, plus you’ll come out of it a rich man.

    But then you get into office and find out that the US/NATO controls everything you do, enforced by Nazi thugs who threaten to tear you apart and hang you in Maidan square if you go against them.

    Damn. What to do? Maybe, just maybe, go along with the plan, but even more. Go ahead and talk crazy like the Americans but say the quiet part out loud.

    Threaten to torture Russian prisoners. Extort more money out of the west. Praise terrorist attacks. Threaten nuclear war.

    Go for it! Your handlers can try to get you to be more discreet, but you just point out that you are channeling their plans. Maybe claim that you are building support for their agenda. What are they going to do, shoot you?
    Well, maybe, but for sure if you bucked them they would shoot you.

    I’m just wondering.

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:15 pm #

      I don’t know if Zelensky has the cojones to talk back. Then again, he might, after years of being told what to do. It all depends on what his real personality is.

      If he’s just a greedy opportunist, then I doubt he’d say anything but what the US/NATO goons tell him to say. If he actually cares on some level, then perhaps he’s ‘gone rogue’ as much as he can without being strung up.

      I’m guessing the first part of your scenario is probably pretty spot on. He was recruited (just like all of the WEF puppets).

      • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 2:04 pm #

        He knows he can’t talk back. That’s why I speculated that he might be going big, instead.
        As you say, that’s only if he cares.

        But you know that most Americans think that every newly elected president is taken into the back office and shown the Zapruder film from another angle.
        Same thing happened to Zelensky.

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:30 pm #

          No doubt about it.

    • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 12:20 pm #

      Good Paula. You admit the “Nazi thugs” aren’t in charge at all. That’s better than many here are able to do.

      The “Nazi thugs” are taking their orders from the same people the real Nazis fought: the Internationalists. So in what sense are the real Nazis, beyond just the trappings? Think about it.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:28 pm #

        Azov Nazis are definitely running a large part of the show. I think Paula has been clear about this, many times.

        What Zelenskyy is or isn’t doesn’t change that.

        • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

          Paula and I disagree.

          Or do you think that “US/NATO” (Paula’s words) are Nazis? Define Nazi. You are using the word in a very weird way devoid of historical context.

          • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 1:08 pm #

            “Define Nazi.”

            Jarek,
            Oh Pleeze….you know the answer:

            “The Bad Guys”…The Opposition”…”The Enemy”

          • GreenAlba October 10, 2022 at 1:57 pm #

            When you see an official Ukranian news station with a presenter sitting beside a picture of Eichmann and pointing out that killing adult ethnic Russians in the Donbas isn’t enough, as the children will grow up hating you, so you have to kill the children, I think that makes the definition of ethnic-cleansing Ukrainian Nazis very clear to most people.

            Most people who saw the footage, that is. ‘Most people’ don’t see footage like that. To consumers of mainstream news, the Azovs are just good Ukrainians fighting for their country.

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 1:59 pm #

            That simply isn’t acceptable. It is wrong and people have to do better. It matters after all.

          • GreenAlba October 10, 2022 at 2:01 pm #

            That doesn’t mean they’re not also being ‘handled’ and financed by the usual suspects (just as the Nazis were financed). There is covert footage of the British military training Azovs, during the 8 years since the coup.

          • Hereward the Woke October 10, 2022 at 2:33 pm #

            Here comes the Daily Stormer op-ed.

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 4:01 pm #

            Poor Hereward. Another one of Mary’s simps and yes men.

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 4:14 pm #

            Alba: You were offered bait and you took it – along with most people. That’s why they offered you this particular bait. They conditioned you fishes after all and thus they know what works on most.

            The Nazis drove people like Zelensky out. So the Ukies can use all the trappings they want. It still isn’t the same thing.

            I admit the historical connection and inspiration. But that doesn’t make it the same thing now. Maybe they’re real National Socialists. Maybe someone took Bandara’s utterances and worked them up into a real social philosophy. I don’t know. But if they are, they’ve obviously deviated to a serious degree from German National Socialism, i.e, Nazism.

          • GreenAlba October 10, 2022 at 5:17 pm #

            Yeah, whatever … Nazi newscaster sits beside Nazi picture and promotes ethnic cleansing of children, all to trick gullible people into thinking he’s a Nazi. FFS.

          • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 7:46 pm #

            Jarek,
            And…and if they ain’t Nazis, they are goddamned non-weekwacker-owning Commies!!!

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 8:22 pm #

            Yes Alba, that’s part of the trickery. And the fool may think he is a Nazi too – but that proves nothing.

            At least admit that it’s a proper noun and that you can’t call everything and everyone you don’t like a Nazi.

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:29 pm #

            What an interesting way to twist my words to say something I didn’t say (again).

            Yawn.

          • GreenAlba October 10, 2022 at 8:37 pm #

            I didn’t ‘call someone I don’t like’ a Nazi. I called Ukrainian Nazis Nazis. Seriously, give it a rest with the nonsense.

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 9:07 pm #

            Nazis were German. That’s by definition. They had allies and international brigades by essentially each people must have their own National Socialism.

            Don’t lose patience. It takes time to get to the Truth. It’s easy and fun to call people Nazis, but almost always wrong.

            Ukrainian National Socialism – inspired by Nazism? Maybe. But they have deviated profoundly if they are working for the very people the Nazis fought against. A pretty basic point. Why are people having so much trouble with it?

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:48 pm #

            Jarek, everyone but you understands the deal with the Ukrainian Nazis.

            You’re yelling into the void.

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

            Alba: So your argument is from authority (a fallacy btw) as in, Whatever an newscaster says is the Truth?

            If they say, they’re Nazis, they’re Nazis. And if they say the Vax is a vaccine, it’s a vaccine. And if Obama’s passport says he’s American, he’s American. And if a hamster is born in a goldfish bowl, it’s a goldfish.

            And by the by, Nazi newscasters never talked that way. Sorry!

            This world is a lie at one level or another, Alba. You can photograph a mirage of water in the desert. It’s a real optical phenomena, but there is no water there. So it’s a lie on a deeper level. How deep do you want to go? Deep enough to know the truth? Or are you satisfied with the narrative, the he said, she said?

          • messianicdruid October 11, 2022 at 4:08 pm #

            Even parables contain some truth.

          • GreenAlba October 11, 2022 at 5:46 pm #

            Nazi is as Nazi does. Your walls of apologetics are wasted.

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 9:14 pm #

            Yeah these ones are allied with the “Allies” , the International Bankers. So yes, not Nazis.

            Or are you going along with Mary, that anyone who takes up arms is a baddie or a Nazi?

          • GreenAlba October 12, 2022 at 5:45 am #

            The original Nazis were funded by Wall Street. You’re not getting it, are you?

            See Professor Anthony Sutton’s Wall Street Trilogy, in this case Wall Street and the Rise of Hitler: The Astonishing True Story of the American Financiers Who Bankrolled the Nazis.

            The same people funded Hitler, the Bolsheviks and FDR. So your ‘point’ is 100% null and void.

            amazon.co.uk/Wall-Street-Rise-Hitler-Astonishing/dp/1905570279/ref=sr_1_1

            So we are left, as I said, with Nazi is as Nazi does.

          • Jarek October 12, 2022 at 12:30 pm #

            I believe I explained this to you before, but I will again, starting with questions (the Socratic method).

            Do you really think the International Bankers didn’t care who won. In other words, that they funded both equally?

            Communism was their baby from first to last. You really believe that they wanted a strong philosophy of Racial Nationalism to triumph over it?

            As it was, they lost control of both Russian and Chinese Communism. In the end, Russia became Fascist and China, National Socialist.

            So why did they ever fund National Socialism or the Confederacy? Because they want a foot in every door, in case the conflict was a loss or draw. Thus they never lose completely. This has been their philosophy and practice thru the ages.

          • GreenAlba October 12, 2022 at 12:39 pm #

            Don’t patronise me. *They* wanted people dead. The nazis were eugenicists, like them. Ergo they funded the Nazi eugenicists. They’re also funding the Ukrainian Nazi eugenicists.

            Your wriggling is embarrassing, all to prove that Ukrainian nazis aren’t nazis.

        • Jarek October 13, 2022 at 5:33 pm #

          Good, Alba. Back to absolute basics, which is what you need.

          War is about making people dead – the other side. Thus it’s often genetic since you may well be fighting an alien people. Your side is he Eu or good. The other side is the dys or bad.

          Since you’re against all this, you basically want the Tribe and its genes to wipe our genes as per the Kalergi Plan. In other words, if you kill them they win, the corollary being, if they kill you, you win. You want to win!

          • GreenAlba October 13, 2022 at 8:15 pm #

            Fuck off, creep.

      • Night Owl October 10, 2022 at 3:18 pm #

        I believe we covered this already, Jarek.

        The powerless will take what they can to get where they want to be.

        The logic is so basic, that it is surprising that you cannot see it. But perhaps I have overestimated you.

        • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 4:05 pm #

          Even betray what they believe in? Cease to be what they are? Thus your statement – taken to an extreme (and you didn’t set parameters) is contradictory.

          Like Trump going for the Platinum Plan for Blacks. Seeking to beat the Democrats at their own game.

          • Night Owl October 10, 2022 at 6:06 pm #

            Yes, there is an ages-old adage for this:

            The ends justify the means.

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 8:26 pm #

            Well we don’t have to go along with nonsense like that. Someone can claim they are something but we don’t have to believe that they are if the evidence doesn’t warrant it.

            Of course “Nazis” are the ultimate evil in this evil Culture, so the word is used as a pejorative. That completely satisfies Mary, such being her appetite for Truth.

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:28 pm #

          J likes to tie himself in knots justifying the Azov NAZIS. Note that he even tried to claim I called US/NATO Nazis when I did not. US/NATO supported Azov and used them.

          He also ignored Paula’s reporting on how the Azov Battilion absolutely cucked Zelenskyy.

          So Jarek has been shown over and over the truth, but like any other person brainwashed by his own ideology, he can’t see facts if they don’t gel with his preconceived notions.

          • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 9:03 pm #

            Nazis are the considered the ultimate evil by our culture. So why would the State Department support them? Do you think they’re Nazis too?

            Or maybe they never considered them all that evil – unlike the rubes doing the two minutes of daily hate. The little people like you.

            In any case, why would the Nazis who consider people like Nuland and Zelensky to be the ultimate evil, follow them?

            Motorcycle gangs wear Nazi stuff sometimes. Or skinhead gangs. Do you think the actual Nazis would have accepted them? Life is more than the trappings, Mary. And just as a hamster born in an aquarium is not a goldfish, you are not a real America despite being born here.

            I remember the clip of the Azov who hated Zelensky. That speaks well of him since Z is shit. It doesn’t prove that the Azovs are real Nazis. Real Nazis wouldn’t be working for International Finance. That’s by definition.

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:47 pm #

            Jarek, if you don’t get it after all the lengthy explanations and links we’ve offered over these past months, I can’t help you.

            Keep flailing.

            Azov Nazis were empowered by US/NATO.

            That’s the fact, jack.

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 12:24 am #

            And that doesn’t strike you as strange? That’s it? You who deemed yourself intensely curious even to a fault, seem very blase about the whole thing. Why would Jews in the US State Dept in collusion with Jews in the Ukrainian criminal underground raise up an army of their supposedly most ferocious enemies? And again, why would those enemies not be enemies anymore but underlings to those they supposedly hate? It doesn’t make sense. It makes the same sense as 1+1 equaling 11. I admit it has happened, but it has nothing to do with the actuality of the narrative. They couldn’t have done this with real Nazis you see. And knowing that, they wouldn’t have even tried.

            Answer: The used the “Nazis” to hide themselves, the real power brokers in Ukraine. And it worked. You don’t even see them anymore with all the Nazis dancing in your head. You and countless others. As Bezmenov said, the conditioning will always win. Most people simply cannot or will not fight it.

        • Katerina October 10, 2022 at 11:07 pm #

          To Jarek

          I have to say this – you remind me of the one of these uninvited guests to some party. People are standing around, in groups, chatting and here you are, trying to join the conversations with your imput, but all you are getting is sideway looks and being ignored. So, you are moving around from group to group and the response to your attempted contributions is the same! You know why? Because on your forehead, in big bold letters, it clearly says “Life’s Loser”. You must be a very sad, lonely creature to get here, on this blog and then piss off practically everyone here, including me, which was actually a hard thing to do. I truly hate your criminal “establisment” or “administration” or whatever you want to call it, but I do not hate intelligent, smart, switched-on americans who have to live with that never ending criminality. I sympathise with them – in addition to that, living in the country, being surrounded by an absolute moronic ignorance and stupidity must be really difficult for one’s psyche. Totally understandable.
          But you have actually managed to be that “exceptional” moron and show all that, without any awareness. What can one say? Some kind of an achievement. Well, congratulations then. You deserve it. Sadly, you are also beyond hope..
          Don’t bother replying to me. You will be ignored – from now on and in the future. I don’t waste my time on people like you.

          • workingclasshero October 11, 2022 at 12:07 am #

            Sounds like lady K got triggered and can’t handle the notion that sometimes conventional wisdom needs to be challenged by deeper historical truths. Jarek is, more often than not, correct on his opinions on radical rightwing philosophy which most people in Western society are indoctrinated to dismiss as insane and “hateful”. Liberal philosophy is noxious in its own way.

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 12:26 am #

            A Party hack. An actual Communist. Doesn’t think that Communists ever murdered anyone when they actually murdered over a hundred million people in the 20th century. Paula used to be like this I assume.

          • Paula D October 11, 2022 at 11:39 am #

            I don’t think the Communists murdered over a 100 million people because I can do math and use logic.

            What’s more, ISIS is literally named Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, but people don’t bat an eye when their rulers tell them that “ISIS” is in the Philippines (when Duarte got uppity) or Afghanistan (when the US wanted help against the Taliban).

            But you say that Nazi has “Germany” in their name so violent and hateful people in Ukraine can’t use it. I disagree.
            And when I see swastika tattooed men torturing and raping a woman to death for being Russian, even branding her with a swastika, or beating a mayor to death for cooperating with the Russians, or throwing people down a hill into a mass grave, then I call them “Nazis”, even if you want to use the No True Scotsman line.

            Die mad about it.

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

            In other words Paula, you like the lie so you’re choosing the lie. Well Putin can soft soap it and lie about it all he likes, but real Russians know who was behind the murder of the Czar and his family – and it wasn’t the Nazis. And you don’t fucking care.

          • messianicdruid October 11, 2022 at 4:17 pm #

            Name Stealing as Identity Theft leads to “show me your papers”.

      • PeteAtomic October 11, 2022 at 10:51 am #

        Janos/Jarek believes the “real nazis” aren’t the men of the 14th SS Galician division, or now their grandkids enrolled in Azov and other, yes– Ukrainian Nazi paramilitary (or outright UKe military), but fictional superheroes he has created in his own imagination. He alone gets to define what a Nazi is. And for Jarek, actual Ukrainian Nazis who fought in WWII aren’t Nazis.

        It’s all very bizarre. Janos ought to simply own up to Nazism. He isn’t proud enough apparently of what they did in Russia, or Ukraine, for that matter.

        Look for yourself. Youtube has many videos of SS funerals in Ukraine, Nazis marching in Kiev holding the Golden Lion (divisional patch of the Uke SS), speeches extoling the SS, etc. These videos are all within the last 10 years.

        • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 11:40 am #

          I get it. They’re your Nazis so they’re ok. They’re fighting for Globalism but they think they’re fighting for a homeland, the utter fools.

          Meanwhile Ukraine was being filled up with Blacks and Arabs, and the kids weren’t just being taught about interracial sex and homosexuality, but the whole alphabet and the new tranny stuff too.

          Hate them all you want, but the real Nazis were much, much smarter than this. Ukraine was never going to be allowed to be a real nation. Nothing could be more obvious.

          • PeteAtomic October 11, 2022 at 8:59 pm #

            You can be anti-globalist, anti-catamite agenda, and anti-unlimited immigration— and not be a Nazi.

            Shocking, I know. All these things are not mutually exclusive.

            I’ve met and spoken with Nazis, Janos. Not the children of WASP parents who’ve shaved their heads & taken up punk rock and beer drinking. Or some 4th generation descendent of some central European immigrant to the US.

            You don’t need to tell me about the intelligence of members of the Nazi party. I’ve listened to them, personally.

            One of the most striking things I can remember from conversations I’ve had, was how perfectly logical & normal Hitler’s ascendence appeared to them. In fact, in any normal society, these would be people would have been considered very sane, hard-working, and aware people. Nothing was outwardly evil about them. However, they participated in a larger movement, and a State, that was extremely evil & wicked.

            So, it’s interesting.

    • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 1:42 pm #

      I wonder too. Why does someone who has a full, comfortable life trade it away for thug life, and how does someone already a criminal thug have the talent and dedication to rise to the top of his profession?

      For a mansion? Really?

      On the other hand, Obama was never anything but a sniveling resentful little crapweasel, who. left to rely on his own resources would be working the counter at Hertz or something.

      It’s easy to see why he and that wife of his went the route they took.

      The Biden clan, take away the dirty politics, would probably be running a used car lot with all the odometers set back.

      • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 2:06 pm #

        Did he know it was going to be a thug life is the question?

        And I think that Obama was groomed to be president from a very early age. He is third generation CIA.

        LOL, totally agree about the Bidens.

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 2:13 pm #

          I can so see Joe in one of those plaid jackets and a bow tie, looking all hungry every time a customer rolls up. And especially if they bring their kids.

          • Night Owl October 10, 2022 at 3:32 pm #

            Hahahahahaha.

            Bang-on.

        • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 2:18 pm #

          He wasn’t going to be anything but trouble, that’s for sure.

          • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 2:20 pm #

            Obama, I mean.

            Zelensky could have believed he was going to end up some kind of national hero, who knows?

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 2:08 pm #

        Thanks, this cracked me up. I needed it.

  38. Jarek October 10, 2022 at 12:11 pm #

    https://sonar21.com/will-russia-go-tit-for-tat-on-terrorism-or-will-it-take-the-high-road/

    I’ll take the high road and you take the low road
    And I’ll be in Scotland before ye.

    Russia is taking the low road. The high road will often take you off a cliff in the fog. To be more exact, it is a luxury of people who have already secured power. Then, certainly, it may often be the wisest course of action – like Reagan not responding militarily when Russia shot down one of our passenger jets.

    But that’s not the situation now, either for Russia or for Us, the citizens of the former United States. To put in historical context: Could we have taken this continent with the high road? Of course not. We subdued the indigenes with Cannon and Claymore, and Canon (holy writ) as well: Our Bible and Laws.

    Putin is doing what he must: Unleashing hell on the dirty clique who rule that evil land.

  39. MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:11 pm #

    I hope the US/NATO are happy that now Ukrainians have to suffer the backlash of poking the bear or as the kids are saying now, ‘fuck around, find out.’

    How absolutely STUPID was that campaign to make a stamp commemorating the bridge being ‘blown up’ – and it wasn’t?

    But now areas of Ukraine are being blown up.

    Hope Zelenskyy & Joey Depends are happy about the misery they’ve unleashed on the Ukraine people.

    • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 12:22 pm #

      Bush landing the helicopter and saying “Mission accomplished”.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 12:29 pm #

        Yes – and just as cringeworthy!

      • benr October 10, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

        That was onboard the USS Abraham Lincoln.

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 2:07 pm #

          I remember it well.

      • Q. Shtik October 10, 2022 at 2:29 pm #

        Bush landing the helicopter – Jar

        ===========

        I don’t think it was a helicopter and I don’t think he was piloting it.

        • benr October 10, 2022 at 3:45 pm #

          But he was a pilot in the national guard so he prolly could have.

          • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 5:47 pm #

            Air National Guard pilots (part of the Air Force) are not trained to land on aircraft carriers, navy pilots are. Also Bush was never qualified on that model of jet.

            No way could he have been the pilot that day. I don’t care if he was in a flight suit or a Bavarian peasant girl dirndle.

        • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 4:07 pm #

          He was in a flight suit, but was it a pregnancy one?

        • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 4:59 pm #

          He was riding backseat in a Navy training jet. And the only thing he ever marginally qualified on (his ratings were abysmal) were F-4 era ANG jets. F-100s, I think.

          • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 4:59 pm #

            Bushy had “other priorities” at the time, namely getting drunk and chasing skirts.

          • benr October 11, 2022 at 9:37 am #

            @dis

            What 20 something had other aspirations beyond drinking and getting laid?
            I suspect his biggest goal was not getting shot to death in VietFUCKING nam.
            At least he did not get a purple heart for being hit by flying rice shrapnel from blowing up a river boat full of rice.

          • Q. Shtik October 12, 2022 at 11:21 am #

            This makes me wonder about the competency of Prince Harry as a helicopter pilot. If I had been in the UK military I don’t know how keen I would have been to climb aboard a chopper with Harry at the controls.

    • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

      Mary,
      I mentioned months ago that Russia’s attenuated tactics might possibly be based on the assumption that “You break it, you own it”, where success was unquestioned and the collateral damage easier and much cheaper to repair than base infrastructure.

      Expect to see different rules of engagement.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 7:40 pm #

        No more Mr. Nice Guy.

    • Hereward the Woke October 10, 2022 at 2:35 pm #

      Mary, but what are the Ukrainian people doing about it? Nothing, as far as I can see. I rather had my fill of passive NPCs during the Covid “crisis”. If you don’t protest, then you’re okay with it all.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:23 pm #

        I don’t know, they seem to be trapped, set up to be collateral damage for the warring factions.

        My point is, the US/NATO and Ukraine leadership (US puppet) have set up a situation by which the Ukrainians LOSE.

        It didn’t have to be that way, but that’s how US ran it.

      • Paula D October 11, 2022 at 11:44 am #

        Anyone who protests gets killed by the Nazis that Jarek says are not there.
        They have quite a body count. It isn’t just the people of eastern Ukraine who have been terrorized for the last 8;years, it is any dissident.

        • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 7:26 pm #

          Yes, I saw video of people who watched friends and relatives be slaughtered by Azov Nazis for trying to leave their city.

          Early on, they bombed a bus full of civilians.

          • Paula D October 11, 2022 at 7:54 pm #

            They killed 84 people in Kharkov region a couple of weeks ago for trying to leave.

            They are pure evil just like their US/NATO enablers.

        • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 9:24 pm #

          Russians never did anything wrong to anybody at any time in history.

          Women are big children.

  40. toktomi October 10, 2022 at 12:14 pm #

    @JHK

    I would suggest that all of those presidential creatures have been “shabby”, “absurd”, and “pretend” for at least the last 50 years or so – hood ornaments for the industrial conglomerate known widely as the US of A, one conglomerate among the many controlled by the global, ruling, financial elite.

    I would further suggest that the last vestigial expression of a President was, yup, JFK. How did that work out? And then there was Tricky Dick – got an idea in his head that he was The President of The United States. Well, at least, they didn’t Kennedy him.

    So, now the psycho-drama is splayed across the masses by casting buffoons, idiots, actors, creeps, and closet gays in the role of hood ornament.

    What a waste of your time, talents, and intellect!

    I could be wrong.

    ~toktomi~

    • benr October 11, 2022 at 9:39 am #

      Spot on.
      Don’t forget weirdos’ freaks and complete idiots.

    • Blackbird October 11, 2022 at 10:04 pm #

      Re: Nixon: “Well, at least, they didn’t Kennedy him.”

      Actually, they did. It was – as Nixon feared it would be – “those Bay of Pigs guys” who Kennedyed him in the end, via “Watergate”.

      I think Tricky Dick was the last scoundrel to weasel his way to the top through his own efforts, as opposed to all who followed him (and many who preceded) who rode the elevator, pushed upward by the power structure. I respect him for that. That, and the fact that he was a victim of the Bush Syndicate.

  41. elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 12:26 pm #

    Well, ladies and germs;

    A bit of truth, good and hard;

    https://babylonbee.com/news/god-will-never-give-you-more-than-you-can-handle-in-life-says-man-unfamiliar-with-god-life

    I think that is in the Bible somewheres…you can look it up….

    • CrusherMuldoon October 10, 2022 at 3:05 pm #

      Sorry, it’s NOT in the Bible

      • CrusherMuldoon October 10, 2022 at 3:51 pm #

        1st Corinthians 10:13: 13 No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. The “more than you can handle ” is dealing with temptation.

        • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 3:59 pm #

          metaphors, metaphors. Dont challenge me with finding a verse that seems to allow for pederasty.

          You could look it up.

          • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 4:10 pm #

            “And they brought unto him also infants, that he would touch them:

            But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me

            So there you are…touching infants and making them suffer.

            Out of context? certainly. But what shameless tout would do that? Oral Roberts, Jimmy Swaggart, Jim Jones, Torquemada?

          • GreenAlba October 10, 2022 at 5:24 pm #

            Perhaps you were being sarcastic, but ‘suffer little children’ just means ‘let little children’ (come unto me).

          • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 5:57 pm #

            Yes GA, the language had changed a bit in the last 400 plus years. But some people act like they think the King James was delivered to him by the hand of God.

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 11:42 am #

            Ely: For that you will be judged – meaning condemned.

          • elysianfield October 11, 2022 at 12:03 pm #

            Judged…meaning condemned

            Jarek,
            Won’t be the first time.

          • elysianfield October 11, 2022 at 12:31 pm #

            Jarek,
            How about this bastard…does he get a pass”

            https://digitalshowcase.oru.edu/cof/24/

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 9:27 pm #

            But it will be your last.

            Oral saw a five hundred foot image of Jesus appear. Or maybe he just said he saw it.

            You viciously mocked Christ. That’s a fact.

          • elysianfield October 12, 2022 at 12:02 pm #

            “You viciously mocked Christ. That’s a fact.”

            Jarek,
            Well, the next time I see him, I will tell him that I was misquoted…maybe even apologize.

    • toktomi October 10, 2022 at 7:55 pm #

      @elysianfield

      Have truth?

      Prove it!

      ~toktomi~

      • elysianfield October 11, 2022 at 12:05 pm #

        toktomi,
        Have truth?
        Define it!

        Give me a definition of “truth”, and I will do my best with it.

  42. Roundball Shaman October 10, 2022 at 12:29 pm #

    “Last night I had a dream. In the dream I woke up to the banner headline: BIDEN ARRESTED. It was only a dream, but was most satisfying…”

    Resident Biden being arrested might temporarily tickle our deep craving for some sense of residual justice left in ‘The Indispensable Nation!’. But this effort would remain largely an empty gesture.

    Why? Because the Deeply Embedded Deep Dark State marches on regardless of what We the People might do, or if some lackey in service of the Dark Ones gets taken down here and there once in a while. The Dark State Disease lives on and is not touched by some peripheral attempts at ‘Justice” window-dressing. It grows and prospers regardless of anything else going on in the Cosmos.

    We the People have to face the fact that we live in a World that’s a massive sea of corruption. There is no institution large or small that is not corrupted… from the Medical Mafia to Organized Religion to State Media to the MIC to the Miseducation Industrial Complex and on and on. There are billions of people who have allowed their thoughts, deeds, and lives to be corrupted. And even the people who believe they haven’t been corrupted… have been corrupted some how, some way.

    But the answer is not to quit or live in despair. But first we have to fully acknowledge the depth and severity of the Disease in which we live. Only then can we carve out personal lives worth living in whirlpool pockets of civility with the Sickly Sea.

    And there is no Superman (or Woman) coming along to save us. We each have to save ourselves… in our own way… in our own lives… in our own circle of Life.

    But that was always on the table as our personal calling anyway. That’s why we came to this bizarre, sick, Twilight Zone, Clown World of a planet. To meet ourselves and to confront the majesty of mysterious Cosmos we live in.

    Resident Biden is a mess. But so are many of us. And – as a Master once said – until we get the log out of our own eye… we have no right to condemn the speck in someone else’s.

    And beyond the Resident there are countless Messes hiding in the shadows that we don’t even know their names.

    When your house gets so dirty that no amount of cleaning can get the job done… then you carve out a little corner of one room and sweep the floors and wash the windows and let in some fresh air. And live in there.

    That’s our job today. Yours, and mine.

    And the rest of the Mess will have to live with itself and what it has created.

    • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

      The immense and eternal globalist Mob is behind it all. The Mob.

      The ascent of the Italian Mob, just the Italian piece, was shown in The Godfather series where the expansion went from local bookmaking, betting and booze to drugs and gambling, then Havana, then Vegas, then the Vatican, then, then?

      Is the Capo Di Tutti Capo today Schwab?, or Soros? , it is definitely not Biden, who just takes orders . The Mob is global, so no nationalities any more.

    • niner October 10, 2022 at 1:28 pm #

      RndB

      To continue your metaphor with a different ending, Hercules cleaned out the Augean Stables by diverting 2 rivers to wash through them. And truly cleaning out the deep swamp is a job for Hercules and maybe the Argonauts.

      I’d always hoped that Trump would act like Sampson, and maybe he still will.

      But I know we need some heroes.

      • Beryl of Oyl October 10, 2022 at 2:39 pm #

        Lately he’s been waking up to the sad fact that there are more swamp creatures among his own party than he ever suspected.

        • niner October 10, 2022 at 3:08 pm #

          Ain’t that the truth. I’ve been finding out more about my own congressman, (R-Wa) Cathy McMorris Rodgers. I used to admire her, but really she’s just a rino. And as for Sens Patty Murray and the very forgettable Maria Cantwell — the senate isn’t much better that the SES senior executive service. See Trump’s brilliant Schedule F exec.order.

          Immediately voided by the named president.

          It’s our corrupt laws that bind us.

          • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 7:28 pm #

            Schedule F would have been the ultimate corruption…Trump’s legacy.

          • benr October 11, 2022 at 9:45 am #

            @rl

            Hah you again show how absurd your hatred for Trump is that was used to get rid of dead wood that collected paychecks for doing nothing.

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 6:49 pm #

            @benr – no, it would be a way to install “Trump Loyalists” at every level of Federal Administration, so he could have his authoritarian way with the country – and YOU, wee man.

          • benr October 12, 2022 at 10:25 am #

            @rl

            How would you know?
            You have NEVER had to deal with the American government worker!

            I got news for you there are buildings full of them that do next to nothing and when someone tries to make them do their job they double down on lazy and attitude.
            It’s almost impossible to fire them.

            Schedule F was a mechanism to get rid of people who refused to work and not about Trump placing people in office he wanted.

            Your ignorance is off the charts and it really shows on even something as simple as government hiring practices.

            Now the schedule A scam IS about getting cronyism and preferential treatment.

            You argue from emotion or propaganda and not fact which is why you LOSE 90% of every post you make.
            Worse it makes people want to heap scorn upon you.
            My advice is drop your personal war on Donald Trump, it makes you look even more stupid every time you do it.

    • Anthea October 11, 2022 at 5:48 am #

      @ Roundball Shaman:

      Well said.

      Our nation fell into degeneracy one person at a time. It can only be healed one person at a time.

  43. Warren October 10, 2022 at 12:32 pm #

    Somebody better do som, because the current arc of history has only one ending, and that’s that the party of chaos brings about chaos. And real anarchy will prevail. Not the anarchy that the BLM.BBB crowd envisions.

  44. cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

    Effective immediately the White House will now be referred to as the White Hut.

    This should make Karine Jean-Pierre feel much more at home.

    • JohnAZ October 10, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

      Would putting HRC back in the WH make it

      Pizza Hut?

      Or Fauci?

      Jabba the Hutt?

      • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 6:14 pm #

        My visiting German relatives laughed when they saw “Pizza Hut”. To them it meant “pizza hat” and who would wear such a thing? Even Mussolini and Queen Elizabeth drew the line at edible hats.

        • benr October 11, 2022 at 9:47 am #

          Nice.

          Had a German friend over once for a BBQ and when I put a corn cob on his plate he said ” we don’t eat corn, we feed corn to pigs and then eat the pigs.”
          Germans are a little weird then i would suggest they say the same thing about ‘Muricans.

  45. Alfred October 10, 2022 at 12:43 pm #

    The secular me thinks that people always find a way. We are a remarkable creature. The non-secular me, besides thinking the secular me is a hypocrite, thinks it’s supposed to be this way, so it doesn’t matter.

    Just YEEHAW the phuck outta life while you’re still breathing.

    #FJB

  46. beantownbill. October 10, 2022 at 12:49 pm #

    @EF:

    I have some really bad news for you. After all this hullabaloo about the Japanese swords I sold, I decided to check the one I have left. All I can say is that I never looked closely at them. The one I still have is curved and very heavy; it could take a man’s head off, easily. That’s all I knew. So… yesterday I looked it over carefully; there were no markings on it. Then I noticed one marking. It said one word – Pakistan. So the swords were cheaply made in Pakistan. The Pakastanis apparently like swords. This looks it was made there in a factory and somehow ended up here. Sorry if you got excited. Imagine if you flew here and found that out?

    Anyway, this whole episode got my creative juices flowing. I’m starting to write a novel. You’ve heard of a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, right? Well the tentative title of my story is “A Paki Muslim in the Shogun’s Court”. Or, as a biographical alternative, “ A Massachusetts Jew in the Shogun’s Court”.

    • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 12:59 pm #

      Bill,
      Thank you. It does make me feel better.

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 1:26 pm #

      LOL! Poor Bill! That Japanese Sword story is the gift that just keeps on giving!

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 2:05 pm #

      I hope you will credit EF in the intro!

      • beantownbill. October 10, 2022 at 4:40 pm #

        Of course. I’ll even introduce him as a character (which he is) in the book. Lol.

  47. beantownbill. October 10, 2022 at 1:15 pm #

    It’s October and I’ve been saying this is the month that the shit gets real. October is already one third gone, so the time is getting very short. Hopefully I’m wrong.

    • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 2:11 pm #

      Shit just got real in Ukraine.

      • Not_GeorgeT October 11, 2022 at 10:37 pm #

        The Russian military swapped generals in the rotation. The set-up guy did his job. The closer is on the mound. The question seems to be either why the closer wasn’t handed the ball an inning or two earlier or the set-up guy was left in too long.

        • Not_GeorgeT October 11, 2022 at 10:43 pm #

          I don’t think the Putin faction wanted to destroy the territory.

          In the end (which is in the present), it is the only way.

          Tried it, it wasn’t working. Maybe took a little longer to arrive at the conclusion ‘shock and awe’ is the only thing which the US understands.

  48. malthuss October 10, 2022 at 1:15 pm #

    Pakistan = Islam = Knives and other weapons, pre modern guns.

    MANLY ART OF WAR.

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 1:28 pm #

      Cue scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark where Indy whips out a gun and shoots the whirling dervish wielding the big-assed sword menacingly.

      • Not_GeorgeT October 11, 2022 at 10:50 pm #

        Efficient.

  49. benr October 10, 2022 at 1:43 pm #

    Well we are all getting fucked so why not in the world of Chess.

    CYBER: The Chess Scandal Involving Butt Plugs, AI, and Accusations of Cheating
    Everything you ever wanted to know about the scandal that’s captivated the world of professional chess.

    Chess. Chess. Chess. You, the audience, quite literally asked for it. It’s the scandal that just won’t quit. On September 4 at a live Chess Tournament in St. Louis, chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen lost in a massive upset to young chess wiz Hans Niemann. This was not supposed to happen and almost immediately accusations and revelations about cheating have gotten wilder, involving AI driven cheating engines and buttplugs.

    • benr October 10, 2022 at 1:45 pm #

      Well one for the ages.

      play.acast.com/s/6dab3ca4-41f5-4fd4-bba6-224ab53f5113/6334b017a204e2001412751b

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 6:54 pm #

      Buttplugs and chess? I’ll bet there’s one helluva story there. I watched the doc on Bobby Fischer a few weeks back. That was one nutty bastard! Wouldn’t doubt he was given to a buttplug or two in his time.

      • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 11:45 am #

        He knew who was in charge and he was willing to say it out loud even though they were his own people.

        Whatever his foibles, that alone made him a Prince.

  50. MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 2:03 pm #

    Looks like ‘becoming’ a ‘woman’ doesn’t keep any men out of the Selective Service. And it doesn’t recognize ‘males’ who are actually female, either.

    NEW – Biden admin requires trans women to register for draft if they were born male.

    “US citizens or immigrants who are born male and changed their gender to female are still required to register. Individuals who are born female and changed their gender to male are not required to register,” reads the guidance on requirements from the Selective Service System.

    The Selective Service does not require those who were born female but identify as transgender to register for the draft, only those who were born male.

    https://www.sss.gov/verify/sil/

    • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 2:14 pm #

      Ha, ha that reminds me of the media propaganda when Zelensky first announced the call-up of every man in Ukraine between 18 and 60.

      They were snatching up men at the border who were trying to escape.

      Of course, the media said nothing about their plight. They only cared about the poor persecuted transwomen who were not being allowed to escape to Poland.
      Oh, the humanity!

    • Night Owl October 10, 2022 at 3:19 pm #

      I find it even funnier that they are talking about a draft.

      Imagine being a Joe Biden voter right now.

      Hahahahahaha!

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 10:58 pm #

        It might explain why Rednut is going berzerkers all over the thread.

        Super regret gone wrong?

        • benr October 11, 2022 at 9:49 am #

          No, he is not even a voting American just a loud-mouthed idiot from a slowly failing Socialist state.

          • MaryQueen October 13, 2022 at 7:52 pm #

            Oh right, isn’t he an Aussie or New Zealander?

    • Slugoon October 10, 2022 at 4:46 pm #

      And just like that, trans women aren’t women after all. What bothers me more though is the implicit message that ‘it’s okay to go die on a battlefield if you’re male but not female’. Surely war should be an equal opportunity employer? Where are all the feminists?

      • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 6:51 pm #

        Where are the feminists?
        Trying to keep the swinging johnson’s out of the girl’s locker room and women’s sports. At least they wised up to that whole scam.

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 7:46 pm #

          I think you’ll find that most feminists are anti-draft for anyone.

          • Blackbird October 11, 2022 at 10:24 pm #

            I’m pro-draft for everyone. If that doesn’t wake us up, nothing will.

          • Not_GeorgeT October 11, 2022 at 10:55 pm #

            Anti-draft is a Libertarian position.

          • Not_GeorgeT October 11, 2022 at 10:58 pm #

            The converse is the military becomes citizen soldiers, not hired guns.

            Citizen soldiers should be less likely to use their weapons against other citizens.

            We might have the opportunity to see how this plays out.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 7:43 pm #

        Women can become soldiers.

        • benr October 11, 2022 at 9:50 am #

          Many of them simply get knocked up when it’s time to deploy.
          An 18 year commitment to get out of a 6-9 month one.
          Makes no sense to me.

        • Slugoon October 11, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

          Of course, but where are the usual suspects complaining that it’s a male-dominated environment and demanding redress?

          Funny isn’t it, you don’t seem to get any of that when it comes to the hard, dirty jobs.

        • Jarek October 12, 2022 at 12:34 pm #

          Some become prostitutes on bases. Feminine nature wins out over political correctness.

  51. holdfastspike October 10, 2022 at 2:06 pm #

    I see a great opportunity to kill Putin and his followers and destroy his military and nuclear arsenal. he has never been so weak, his military is a corrupt and bankrupt sham, if we know the location of everything then strike him all at once in massive waves, history rarely lines up so well, be courageous, be best, America and NATO Climb Mount Niitaka !!!

    • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 2:14 pm #

      You are disgusting. New troll?

      Read your instruction manual. You are failing miserably.

      • Night Owl October 10, 2022 at 3:34 pm #

        The fat Ukranian dancer posts on CFN!

        Who knew?

        • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 3:57 pm #

          Just like those pregnant crisis actors that appear time and time again in various Ukie news sources, here we have another troll that thinks they can sway public opinion to their side.

          You are barking up the wrong tree here at Clusterfuck Nation, we know the Russians are winning and we will be on the right side of history!

    • benr October 10, 2022 at 4:14 pm #

      Russia is for the most part stable.
      Kill putin and what will we get?
      Hopefully not another Iraq with nukes everywhere but I suspect that will be the results.
      We have a terrible track record with deposing people we don’t like.

      • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 7:01 pm #

        And let’s not forget the nuclear missiles inside Russian submarines sitting undetected near our coasts.
        How’s that again, holdfast? Just wipe out everything they have in one surprise attack. That doesn’t even work in the video games which I would guess form the center of your intellectual life.

  52. Jo-G October 10, 2022 at 2:27 pm #

    “…produced-and-directed by the Party of Chaos as a diversion from our own acute problems at home.”
    It looks to me as though all the world leaders understand Mr. Kunstler’s reasoning outlined in his books and understand that they can’t continue with what he calls the greatest mis-allocation of resources in human history. So they jump at any chance to magnify any crisis or even manufacture crises to avoid the real problems. “If it weren’t for X happening the country would be in great shape!”

    Soon, if Mr. Kunstler is correct, the human race will experience a mass die-off. If when everyone agrees with our host, the current trend of identity politics and assigning collective guilt to people of the other identity continues, who will be held responsible for the Long Emergency? Will it be the people responsible for the great mis-allocation of hydrocarbon resources, the squandering of the precious stuff? Who are they? Shouldn’t they be in the “let them die” triage category since they are to blame? Wasn’t it white males who caused this mess?

    • Cavepainter October 10, 2022 at 2:33 pm #

      Uh oh, “white males”, isn’t that a signal?

    • niner October 10, 2022 at 3:57 pm #

      Fortunately, the “white males” also known as Western Civilization, have demonstrated the heroic quality of making difficult course corrections, while keeping enough vitality and love of life to once again rebuild and rebound to new heights of creativity and imagination.

  53. Cavepainter October 10, 2022 at 2:30 pm #

    Any illegal aliens in this country any amount of time have reaped benefit, so we own them nothing additional. That so, dispensing them back to their nation of origin isn’t cruel considering that they take back to their 3rd world nation of origin the advantages they’ve misappropriated while in our 1st world nation. Of course, all the “bleeding hearts” will start screeching “unfair” to those brought here as children or born here. Bullshit to that.

    • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 11:48 am #

      I’ve met a lot of nice Hispanic people lately. Some of them assimilate well. But lots don’t. And even the nice ones will drastically lower our collective IQ as we mix with them. That’s not a nice thing to say, but it is True. Nice isn’t everything after all. And the Truth has rights of its own above and beyond it.

  54. tom clark October 10, 2022 at 2:55 pm #

    The real question is, can republicans (or anyone) make a difference at this point? You tell me and we’ll both know.

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 4:53 pm #

      You seem lucid today, Lil’ Tommy! Good work! The answer is, probably not.

  55. JackStraw October 10, 2022 at 3:12 pm #

    “if you think we’re fucking around, consider this an attitude adjustment opportunity.”

    I think this has been building up since the attempted assassination of Durgin. Fortunately, Putin is not impetuous, however I’m sure he will get around to proper retaliation.

    • BackRowHeckler October 10, 2022 at 3:51 pm #

      Network people at DW, CNN, MSNBC, PBS etc were absolutely giddy over the provocative destruction of the Nordstream pipelines and the Crimean Bridge. They appeared to see it as a personal humiliation of Vladimir Putin– ‘High Fiving’ was in order. No one seemed to consider that there might be pay back, that those assaults on Russian infrastructure might be answered measure for measure. Well, nemesis has arrived sooner rather than later in the form of rocket artillery raining down on Kiev and other cities. What a surprise, huh? Suddenly, Putin isn’t a ‘wounded bear’, isn’t on his last legs and isn’t ready to surrender and go into exile.

    • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 4:44 pm #

      Yes, the squawking heads are singing a different tune today.

      Attack infrastructure!! Shell Kiev that way Kiev has shelled Donbass for the last 8 years!!!

      Outrageous!

      • Not_GeorgeT October 11, 2022 at 11:03 pm #

        I wouldn’t suggest holding breath waiting for Christmas cards from Kiev this year.

    • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 4:48 pm #

      If I was president of Russia the west would have been bombed to rubble just after the Olympics, where the collective west treated a 14 y.o. ice skater in an illegal and immoral and completely appalling manner, just because she is Russian.

      Good thing for the billion westerners that Putin is president and not me.

      Although if they keep fucking around we’ll all find out.

      • cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 5:17 pm #

        Exactly, send the missiles flying already. The West doesn’t have anything to lose, and Russia only stands to gain. I was hoping that Putin would have used the occasion of his 70th Birthday to set off some riotously amazing “fireworks”. Regardless, he is showing amazing morality and restraint. Putin is a great leader, long live Putin.

        • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 7:21 pm #

          Your sycophancy is truly nauseating.

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:44 pm #

            Someone get Rednut (another) puke bucket!! STAT!

        • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 7:43 pm #

          Agree, cowbell.

          I thought we were all going to die in 2014, when the Obama administration went out of their way to provoke Russia.

          As far as I’m concerned, the world owes Putin thanks for their last 8 years of life.

  56. Soul Forensics October 10, 2022 at 3:53 pm #

    A genuine knee-slapper!

    Ben Bernanke has just won the Nobel Prize in a category unironically labeled “economic sciences”.

    Huzzah!

    • Woodchuck October 10, 2022 at 4:44 pm #

      He’s been blinded by Science!

      ttps://youtu.be/V83JR2IoI8k

      …..just as we were once blinded by disco rock

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 4:51 pm #

      The Ben Bernank rides again! Musta been the beard.

      • hmuller October 10, 2022 at 7:11 pm #

        I can envision a sitcom where Ben Bernanke and Paul Krugman share a NY apartment. Sort of an updated Odd Couple. Two Nobel prize winning Jewish guys who share a love of Keynesian economics, beards, and cats. Can they make it?

        • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 8:14 pm #

          Yes! HBO would lap this up! You need to get it in development.

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:58 pm #

          I’d watch that, as long as Bernanke was constantly hurling insults and Krugman and embarrassing him.

          • 100th Avatar October 10, 2022 at 10:34 pm #

            Just shocked Fauci didn’t win it.
            He’s the wrong demo

          • Disaffected October 11, 2022 at 9:02 am #

            I’m picturing the Bernank as the Jack Klugman/Oscar in the relationship. Lots of late night card games with Larry Summers and the Hah-vahd boys, with Krugman playing the Jack Lemon/Felix role, fussing in the background, insisting on everyone using coasters for their drinks, opening windows and fanning the cigar smoke wildly, and loudly clearing his sinuses constantly.

  57. cowbell81 October 10, 2022 at 5:04 pm #

    Let the Cyber Attacks begin:

    “Cyberattacks force over a dozen US airport websites offline”

    “Websites for more than a dozen US airports were temporarily brought offline by cyberattacks Monday morning, with Russian-speaking hackers claiming responsibility for the disruption.

    About 14 public-facing websites for a number of sizable airports, including LaGuardia airport in New York City, were targeted and inaccessible to the public. Most have since been brought back online.

    A senior official told ABC News that the attacks did not affect air traffic control, internal airport communication or other key operations. But the official said that the interruption caused an “inconvenience” for travelers attempting to access information.

    The hack has been attributed to a group known as Killnet, Russian hacktivists who support the Kremlin but are not thought to directly be government actors, according to CNN. The group favors distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, which work by flooding computer servers with traffic to render them non-functional.”

    My take:

    This according to CNN. Take that with a grain of salt. We don’t even know if it’s Russian hackers. The FBI has had the ability to alter IP addresses and create aliases for over 2 decades. For all we know this was yet another administration attempt at escalating the war in Ukraine to WWIII. The Europeans are all saying it was the US who blew up Nordstrom 1 and 2. Even Biden stated they would do it less than a year ago.

    • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 7:18 pm #

      Of course! The baby-eating paedophile Democrats are hacking their own systems…of course! As soon as you find the least probable option, you start spouting it as truth. Jeez.

      • Night Owl October 11, 2022 at 4:28 am #

        Your president diddled kids live on television.

        He also showered with his daughter, as reported in her diary — the same daughter posing on her knees next to Hunter’s naked phallus in his collection of homemade porn.

        Your judgment is great, Nutlet.

    • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 7:20 pm #

      Still, your record of accuracy hereabouts is well known:

      cowbell81August 1, 2022 at 5:00 pm #

      Biden continues to suffer from Covid and test positive. Pelosi is going on a kamikaze mission to Taiwan. After those two pesky old timers are taken out, then Kamala will be able to run our ship of state right upon the coral reef, cackling all the way. Bill Gates will be brought in as a czar on public health issues, and Buttigieg will step up to the plate and take over some big time policy agendas.
      All of this is being planned. Watch for it to play out in the next 1-2 weeks.

    • Paula D October 10, 2022 at 7:47 pm #

      Man who thinks that Russians bombed their own nuclear plant and their own pipelines sneers at the possibility that Americans would disrupt their own non-necessary websites in order to blame Russia.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 7:51 pm #

        Somethin’ ain’t right in Rednut’s noggin.

      • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 8:16 pm #

        Paula D (and the crackpot Mary who follows you around like a little puppy):

        When have I ever voiced an opinion or view on the Nordstrom event or the bombing of Zaporizhzhia?

        Please – if you choose to malign me, at least stick to what I actually say, not what you imagine I must think.

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:57 pm #

          Who bombed the Russian’s nuclear plant then, Rednut? Ukraine? If so, doesn’t that deserve retaliation?

        • Paula D October 11, 2022 at 11:55 am #

          It’s part of your shitlib catechism RL.

          If you don’t chant it all you will burn in jail with the Jan 6th political prisoners.

          I know you don’t want that, so I know that you will regurgitate those lines when told. And calling a terrorist attack on civilian pipelines that will leave Europe cold, dark and hungry, an “event” proves my point.

          Now go finger your beads and chant 5 “Hail Bidens” and 4 “Our Rulers”.

      • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 8:30 pm #

        And their won bridge apparently since Ukraine hasn’t declared responsibility. Making a stamp isn’t official enough.

  58. tom clark October 10, 2022 at 6:12 pm #

    One thing I’ll say about Guv DUHSantis of FL…he knows how to make things look good, even when they’re not. Joe Biden doesn’t even try. Maybe the DUHman is what Amerika needs in 2024. Might trim his egotistical ass a bit.

    Meanwhile, I will fix my carport on my place in SW FL using whomever is willing to give an honest day’s work, be they white, black, purple, gay, bi, male, female, whatever. When you are physically unable to do the work yourself, you hire it out. You don’t take a handout. Insurance is a bullshit industry in FL (more than most of Amerika), designed to take the $$ and run because of the high risks based on fear. There are a lot of people in Amerika, legal or not, who are willing to work harder than whitey is. If whitey is the best fit for the job, so be it, I’ll hire whitey. But if not, I won’t…I’ll hire someone else.

    The presumption on this blog is palpable…and sickening.

    • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 8:32 pm #

      “whitey” – the little man’s self hatred is showing. Some day he’ll tear himself in two like Rumplestilskin.

    • Islander October 11, 2022 at 12:10 am #

      “. . . using WHOEVER IS willing to give an honest day’s work, . . .”z

  59. hustled enough October 10, 2022 at 6:51 pm #

    Dear JKH Admin,
    If anyone is going to start a nuclear war, it will be the Russians. Vlad has said as much–something you are notably silent on.

    “The Ukrainian leader, Mr. Zelenskyy, capped off the weeks of sabotage by appealing to the US and NATO to conduct “preemptive nuclear strikes” against Russia proper.”

    A simple fact check (e.g., Newsweek) will show you that to leap for that claim, is quite the leap–I get it though, context and nuance is not going to further the narrative you want. Better to just claim what you claim…

    “As of Monday, October 10, Russia began delivering some disciplinary actions against Mr. Zelenskyy’s insolent regime.” I am at a loss as to why you believe Ukraine does not have the right of self-defence and the capacity to strike back at the who strike it–pretty Old Testament to me… If you think it is OK for the Russians to blow shit up in retaliation, why wouldn’t you afford the Ukrainians the same right to blow shit up in retaliation? Ukraine, the recalcitrant irrational child, just getting a well-deserved flogging from father, Vlad, who is curtailing Ukraine’s exuberant desire for independence. Sorry, when father Vlad is smashing up the house, torturing and killing a lot of people, dear old dad loses the credibility to claim he is doing anything worthwhile concerning “insolence.” Especially when he is a drunk and hallucinating, talking to God about his god-given destiny to rule a greater Russia (I mean household…). One might as well talk about 6 Jan 2022 folks the same way. One group’s insolent insurrectionists is another group’s courageous freedom fighters. Still they were breaking the law doing it. The question remains if Russia has been breaking international law by doing what it is doing? I think it does. You don’t think so.

    When you add this to the following claim, “Russia aims to speed up the game clock, consolidate its ownership of the Donbas provinces, destroy Ukraine’s remaining military capability, bust up enough stuff” I am left with the image of someone who is as out of touch as Putin and his inner circle of advisors. Why not have already done this? It would have cut-off so much suffering, if the Russians had done this. And the answer is that they didn’t because they couldn’t. They still cannot do this on the battlefield–they are relying on Iranian drones! Will this campaign of terror work? I doubt it. Didn’t work in WWII. Why would it work now? I guess you think that this will change Ukrainian resolve? Why? Why will it when the Ukrainians are sticking it to the Russians on the battlefield? Do you still believe that malarky about 5000 dead Russians? You only get what you predict if the Russians use the tactical nuclear devices. It shows the Russians have no conventional answer to Ukrainian battlefield successes. Why not come out and say that the Russians need to nuke the Ukrainians to win?

    But doing that undermines the entire premise of your mini essay…

    • 100th Avatar October 10, 2022 at 7:03 pm #

      Speaking of hustled? How much $$ has Zelensky swindled from the US this week?

      You’d think he has photos of Hunter and Joe the way he demands allowances.

      Fight your own damn war. You can conscript: Max Boot, Sean Penn, Howard Stern, Sean Hannity, and a whole bunch of keyboard warriors who want to send Americans (read: white deplorable men) there.

      • hustled enough October 10, 2022 at 8:42 pm #

        Hi 100th Avatar,
        I am uncertain what your point is. Mine is simply this–we should not be supporting the Russians in this illegal and unnecessary –through word or deed.

        • hustled enough October 10, 2022 at 8:45 pm #

          war! 🙂

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:42 pm #

          It is very necessary as (we’ve ‘splained to you before) it’s basically self-defense.

          But you don’t get that no matter how many times all the information is put right in front of you.

          • hustled enough October 11, 2022 at 11:21 am #

            Hi MaryQueen,
            The reason I “don’t get that” this is a war of self-defence is because it doesn’t look like one. This is a pre-emptive war–and in my opinion, a war of choice.
            To accept that this is a defensive war, you have to ignore a lot of Russian history and the mindset of its autocrats. You have to accept a lot of re-framing of events from a purely Putin-nesque perspective as well as imbibe big helpings of Dugin type ideologies without critical thought. As well as ignore the other side and its perspective.

            And I am not prepared to do that.

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 6:03 pm #

            There is no other side. There is the US/NATO/Ukraine in bed together trying to attack Russia via the takeover of Ukraine.

            Russia’s not allowing that.

            Not really the most difficult of concepts.

          • hustled enough October 12, 2022 at 10:08 pm #

            Hi MaryQueen,
            “There is the US/NATO/Ukraine in bed together trying to attack Russia via the takeover of Ukraine.”
            If what you are saying is true, it would mean that Ukraine actually attacked Russia. Russia INVADED Ukraine in 2014. You can say that USA & Ukraine attacked Russia, but you can also say that the moon is made of green cheese. Saying it does not make it so. Your reframing makes no sense given the actual history of the region.

          • Wizard of the Saddle October 24, 2022 at 9:15 pm #

            Mary,

            Some folks, like Hustled, studiously seek to ignore the issue of PROVOCATION. He chooses instead to slam Russia for RESPONDING to the provocations of the Ukrainians.

            Here in the Confederacy, we’ve seen this picture-show before. It’s the same game Lincoln played when he sent the U.S. Navy to resupply Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor. That was a deliberate provocation designed to elicit a response. That way the Yanks could find fault with our side for “firing first.”

            Note to the unsophisticated: He who fires first is not always the TRUE AGGRESSOR.

            Sorry for the caps-locks, but the emphasis needs to be unambiguous.

        • 100th Avatar October 10, 2022 at 10:30 pm #

          And we shouldn’t be supporting the “Ukrainians”

          Particularly the bloodthirsty leadership installed via coup

          • hustled enough October 11, 2022 at 11:23 am #

            100th Avatar,
            You prefer the Russian puppets that had little popular support. And here is a thought experiement for you–if you and the others were correct, the Russians should have been embraced with OPEN arms by the Ukrainians toiling under their fascist authoritarian dictators. And that didn’t happen. And you have to ask yourself why. And just use the same standard when thinking of the Russians.

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 7:10 pm #

      Well, there ya have it. We need to nuke them first then. I’d like to see it as a televised showdown; Vlad vs. SloJo. First one to push his button wins: his nukes all launch, while the other guy’s button immediately disables. One push for all the marbles, no alibi rounds.

      In the meantime, I’d suggest the US make a move on Canada or Mexico and call things even-steven. Of course we’d get our ass kicked either way there too, but that might turn out to be a blessing in disguise. We could sic the cartels on DC and they could do what the American people are either unwilling or unable to do: clean the place out and exterminate the traitors in charge.

      • 100th Avatar October 10, 2022 at 7:11 pm #

        I hear the cartels have better dental plans

        • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 8:12 pm #

          I don’t doubt. Gold caps, among other amenities.

      • hustled enough October 10, 2022 at 8:45 pm #

        I think a caged death match is better value, personally…

        • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 8:47 pm #

          You say tomato, I say tomahto, as long as there’s nukes at the end of it. We’ve gotta have STAKES man!!!

          • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 8:49 pm #

            Besides, Ol’ SloJo might already technically be dead. I think it depends on which physician you ask.

          • hustled enough October 11, 2022 at 11:24 am #

            Beefsteaks!!!

      • Paula D October 11, 2022 at 11:58 am #

        Make a move on Mexico or Canada?

        Been there, done that. Ended up with half of Mexico, but got our asses kicked in Canada.

    • Woodchuck October 10, 2022 at 7:13 pm #

      Here’s a dare for Hustled and any other Russophobes out there. I’ll take that back, I double dog dare ya! Copy/paste into the you tube search window and watch on the greatest concerts of all time:

      “Metallica – Enter Sandman Live Moscow 1991 HD”

      Starting at 0:30 at the very beginning take a look at the audience. There’s over a million people in the vast crowd and this was when Russia was still Communist. 30 seconds in you’ll see lots of large flags on long poles being waved about. American flags, a Confederate flag, a British flag. Russians couldn’t get enough Western culture and wanted all the rock-n-roll they could get. AC/DC played at this event. This video has over 35 million views.

      Take a look at all the good will, good intentions, and desire for peace and prosperity that got dumped in the toilet by our “leaders”.

      • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 8:56 pm #

        Bwahhhahahaaaa…! That was 31 years ago, at the time of the fall of the Iron Curtain.

        Are you seriously putting this up as evidence of why Putin is right to be waging war on his neighbour? People who are, in effect, his cousins?

      • hustled enough October 11, 2022 at 11:25 am #

        As long as you don’t ask me to stick my tongue on a frozen pole in the middle of winter …

        So is that the “Enter Sandman” concert?

        • Woodchuck October 12, 2022 at 11:08 am #

          Not exactly.

          “Monsters in Moscow is a 1992 film featuring live performances by rock and heavy metal bands AC/DC, Metallica, The Black Crowes, Pantera, and E.S.T. in the Tushino Airfield in Moscow, during the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

          In September 1991, only a month after the August Putsch failed, 1.6 million rock music fans converged in Moscow to enjoy the first open-air rock concert, as part of the Monsters of Rock series.”

          Up to three times the size of Woodstock. Back during the cold war era, people living behind the so-called iron curtain were intensely curious about the West and wanted access to Western ideas and culture. I’ve a few relatives, now in their senior years, who once had special visas to travel to communist East Germany. They would often smuggle stuff to the Eastern zone like Playboy magazines, hip clothing, and rock and rock records. The music had a particularly powerful effect on young people in communist occupied countries. Those recordings were valued, copied over and over, and treated like gold.

          The reason I brought this up was to point out that there was at first a tremendous amount of good will and a desire to be like the “free” Western world back then in commie areas. And that good will was spat upon and rejected. There could have been an entirely new system of trade, prosperity, and freedom emerging after the fall of the Soviets. But no, we in the West wanted none of that. We didn’t want peaceful cooperation and trade with Russia. Instead, we wanted to loot the place and take it over. And that plan is failing.

          • Woodchuck October 12, 2022 at 11:12 am #

            that was a good typo, “rock and rock records”. Actually, that has a nice sound to it.

          • hustled enough October 12, 2022 at 10:17 pm #

            Hi Woodchuck,
            I watched the show. Wow. A lot of people!
            I get the point, but I also think that Redneck Liberal has a point. Russia in 1991 is a different beast to Russia in 2021, not least of all because there is NO pretence to being a democracy any longer. It is hard to overstate the manner in which Russia has turned away from the West as Putin has become more and more autocratic.

    • elysianfield October 10, 2022 at 7:38 pm #

      hustled,

      Is a “person who started a nuclear war” the person who pushed the button, or the person who gave no other opportunity?

      • hustled enough October 11, 2022 at 11:29 am #

        Hi elysianfield,
        “Is a “person who started a nuclear war” the person who pushed the button, or the person who gave no other opportunity?”

        Would the answer be “both”?
        The question here is: Do you really believe that someone actually has no other opportunity for action than to cause WWIII? A man’s ego may be so strong that he world rather die than acknowledge that he got it wrong, and look for an alternative decision… and take the world with him.

        • elysianfield October 11, 2022 at 11:47 am #

          hustled,
          Both. And, in passing, I would suggest that the ability of a limited nuclear war’s ability to end life on the planet is greatly exagerated..as is a “Nuclear Winter” scenario.

          I don’t believe even an all out nuclear exchange would do the trick.

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcK6ad_t9ak

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 11:51 am #

            Life? No. Civilization? Yes – and thus most of human life.

          • elysianfield October 11, 2022 at 5:25 pm #

            Life? No. Civilization? Yes – and thus most of human life.

            Jarek,
            Excellent.

    • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 7:52 pm #

      Have you seen this? What do you think he’s bragging about, here?

      https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4820105/user-clip-biden-tells-story-ukraine-prosecutor-fired

  60. 100th Avatar October 10, 2022 at 6:56 pm #

    “The Ukrainian leader, Mr. Zelenskyy, capped off the weeks of sabotage by appealing to the US and NATO to conduct “preemptive nuclear strikes” against Russia proper.”

    Here’s to hoping that Putin has a few hundred war heads ready to rain down on DC; Cologny, Switzerland; and Tel Aviv.

    The world will truly be a better place.

    • 100th Avatar October 10, 2022 at 7:08 pm #

      Let me add London, the other place the dual/triple citizenship “Ukrainian” oligarchs hide out.

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 7:10 pm #

      Yes indeedy!

    • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 7:11 pm #

      Why/how can you write such a thing? If you were simply joking, it would be in the worst possible taste. If you actually MEAN these words, then you’re simply despicable.

      • 100th Avatar October 10, 2022 at 7:19 pm #

        You’re despicable

        Because supporting these lunatics means the potential for innocents in some or all of those places to die

        Because you support Joe, his party, and the (not so)hidden hands that control them

        Now let go of your pearls, you look like a ******

        • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 8:21 pm #

          I’m despicable?

          The lunatic I was responding to had just listed several major cities and a whole neutral country and asked Putin to nuke them. Give me a break.

          As for your totally warped & delusional view of how the world actually WORKS, well, there’s no helping with that. You’ll die thinking miserable and angry thoughts about all the imaginary grievances you’ve discovered down your rabbit hole. The victimhood is dripping from your every pore. It’s actually very sad to observe.

          • benr October 10, 2022 at 10:29 pm #

            Says the backwater troll who pretends to have a clue or even know what’s going on.

            You are wrong on almost every issue and topic that ever comes up.
            Pathetic barely describes you.

          • Night Owl October 11, 2022 at 4:40 am #

            Rednut/Majella getting slapped around again.

            LOL.

          • Anthea October 11, 2022 at 10:17 am #

            @ Redneck Liberal:

            One would like to offer you a kind of Cliff Notes version of “how the world actually WORKS,” but one finds oneself insufficiently interested in informing you.

            But–since this has apparently escaped your notice–there is a war going on. The objective in war is to destroy your enemies. This is because they are trying to kill you.

            Sometimes one manifestly IS a victim–as when a a gang of thugs break into your home intended to kill you, rape your daughters, and steal your stuff. In such cases, there can be no question as to whether you should use as much force as is necessary against them–including blowing their brains out.

            We can draw an analogy between “blowing their brains out” and nuking DC, London, Tel Aviv, etc.

            But you go ahead and wring your hands about it, in your signature “little bitch” manner.

        • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 6:56 pm #

          “…getting slapped around again”

          Hahaha! Benr is of zero consequence – all he ever manages to express is his infuriation that I’m still allowed to post here.

          100th Avatar – I don’t recall ever responding to any of his (usually) banal posts before, but calling for Putin to nuke DC, Tel Aviv, Cologny (sic), Switzerland (! the whole place?) and London is an egregious and despicable sentiment to express.

          Yes, he has a right to express it, and equally, I have a right to call him a fucking lunatic on account of it.

          • benr October 12, 2022 at 10:50 am #

            You’re wrong I’m glad you still get to post here I just wish you had a more coherent argument one with actual facts and not just what you heard or your opinion.

            If you could actually grow as a person a little bit you might actually post something of worth or value but you belittle yourself with infantile anti-Trump screeds based on nothing, but he said she said half-truths or outright lies.

          • Redneck Liberal October 13, 2022 at 7:38 pm #

            Your infantile pro-Trump & Alex Jones screeds are way more amusing and less fact-based than even tom clark’s posts.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 7:59 pm #

        Quick!!!

        Someone bring Rednut the smelling salts, STAT!

        • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 8:21 pm #

          Troll.

          • benr October 10, 2022 at 10:29 pm #

            yes, you are.

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 6:57 pm #

            Aw…wee man. Can you EVER resist responding to a post from me? It’s so…cute!

          • benr October 12, 2022 at 10:51 am #

            No man it’s brotherly love.
            I feel like you’re the little brother with an iq of 80 needing guidance and tough love.

          • Redneck Liberal October 13, 2022 at 7:41 pm #

            Awww..that’s so sweet!

            Given how many times you’ve been excessively abusive to me, it’s kind of self-contradictory, though, can’t you see?

            I’m guessing you didn’t have a little brother, but I’m also guessing you had a couple or more older brothers and this is how they turned you into the man you are today – right? They must be very proud…

          • benr October 14, 2022 at 9:45 am #

            @rl

            Not even close.

            It’s a military thing and since you never served you will never understand.

  61. Paula D October 10, 2022 at 7:53 pm #

    HE shows up early to get his keystrokes in for the week.

    Pretty nervy to announce that Russia is out of missiles and can’t win without tactical nukes on the very same day that Russia launched missiles all over Ukraine.

    But no one ever claimed that the shitlibs are smart.

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 7:56 pm #

      All the smart ones left the Democrap party and migrated to independent.

      The dummies like Rednut stay and parrot CNN and Media Matters.

      Thankfully, there are less of them every day, for more than one obvious reason.

      • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 9:13 pm #

        As if I could give any less of a fuck what you think, I’m yet happy to state that I am Independent, politically, but I lean left – as do many Independents.

        Your ‘holier-than-thou’ attitude and virtue-signalling is laughable.

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:37 pm #

          Cry more. It’s funny.

        • benr October 10, 2022 at 10:30 pm #

          lean left buwahahah.
          You’re so far left your sitting in the andy gump in the parking lot sniffing turds.

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 6:40 pm #

            Funny that you so readily identify with both a chinless wonder AND a collector of shit. Fits your profile, I guess.

        • Night Owl October 11, 2022 at 4:42 am #

          You are a rainbow-brite corporate cocksucker, who thinks he is participating in some sort of revolution.

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 6:34 pm #

            LMAO!

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 6:37 pm #

            @Night-Howler-Monkey:

            That’s rich!

            In fact, you’re the “corporate cocksucker” working for a large “international blue-chip company”, sharing its secrets on some dreck interweb blog, taking the (likely obscene) money from your “Deep State” -connected overlords while staying entirely schtum like the spineless weasel you show yourself to be in every post.

          • benr October 12, 2022 at 10:30 am #

            @rl

            Look at that the Socialist stooge has come unglued.

            I believe NO sank your battleship.

            Rainbow bright wanna be Che let me remind you that stooges such as yourself always meet a nasty end when the leftist take over is complete.

          • Night Owl October 12, 2022 at 4:31 pm #

            It must be hard to suck the greenwashed corporate cock, but not be talented enough to get them to pay you for your services.

            The plight of the Rednut Liberal.

            Abused by all.

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:00 pm #

      Then he comes by the night before the new post and regurgitates b.s. all over the threads.

      Total wanker.

      • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 8:22 pm #

        Lol. Victimhood, again. It suits you, Mary V – the Martyrdom of it all!

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:38 pm #

          It’s just a statement of fact, no victimhood there.

          • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 10:06 pm #

            Poor Mary V…everybody’s always picking on her!

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 10:55 pm #

            Seems to me, everyone’s picking on you.

            And, it’s hilarious.

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 6:44 pm #

            “Seems to me, everyone’s picking on you.

            Not in the real world, sweetcakes.

            However, this place – which I believe takes up way more of your time than could possibly be healthy for you – is little more than a forum for the ‘victims’ of all that’s evil in the world to come and grizzle as whiney little bitches tend to do.

            Then, all the other whiney little bitches come on and agree with you and pat you on the back – nothing like positive reinforcement to get your learned behaviour fully engrained.

    • hustled enough October 10, 2022 at 8:52 pm #

      Hi Paula D,
      Let us see what squirt does, shall we? JHK Admin and you (I wager) believe that the Russkies are going to rain death and fire on the Ukrainians.

      Hustled Enough — Not necessarily so. What I said was: Russia will methodically and systematically shut down the Ukr war machine, and that will likely include busting up some critical infrastructure. I’m not proposing slaughter of Ukr civilians by any stretch. Also, I doubt there are very many Ukr regular army troops left. Now mostly Eastern Europe mercenaries and other riff-raff — JHK Admin

      Predictably stated for weeks(!), months(!!!!), since the beginning of the war. And it has not been happening–for all kinds of good reasons. So, you might want to look at prior performance before confidently claiming as you have. If they don’t barrage them for weeks on end, where does this leave you and JHK Admin? Especially as the logic of this requires the West to provide Ukraine with better air defences… and there is that pesky aid, coming again …

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:39 pm #

        Boy are you in for a surprise.

      • hustled enough October 11, 2022 at 1:44 pm #

        Thank you for the reply JHK Admin.
        I agree that it would be stupid to destroy non-essential civilian targets whilst Russia is locked in a life and death struggle with the Ukrainian army willing to take the fight to the Russians. I agree that the Russians will target critical infrastructure, but that was going to ALWAYS be the case as winter approaches. What is surprising is that the Ukrainians were able to shoot down so many missiles (if they are to be believed). I took the reference to raining death and fire from your mini-essay concerning the claim that the Ukrainian army were being lured into a cauldron of fire, not civilians per se. I think the Kremlin sees civilian deaths as “collateral” damage for the most part, or based on paranoia and some justified worries about partisan activity and intelligence sharing in the occupied territories.

        I think we will have to agree to disagree as to the state of the Ukrainian & Russian armies. It sounds like the Ukrainians have been hammered–if new Ukrainian troops are getting a week of training, that suggests high casualties and the need for fresh meat. At the very least, though, you would have to apply the same standard to the Russians. Being a conscript shoved into the battlefield without any training? Can we agree that the claim that the Russians have lost 5000 dead makes no sense given the moves the Kremlin has made to increase the size of its army recently? If you think that the Ukrainians don’t have much of an army left, it would be reasonable to understand why you think that the Russians are not suffering massive casualties as well. After all, Ukrainian successes on the battlefield make no sense if what you say is true. Further, if it is true that Ukraine has been using tons (literally) of ordnance from the West, that should be having a major impact. I would also add–the Russian nationalist millbloggers support the mobilization to replenish lost forces.
        HE

  62. tucsonspur October 10, 2022 at 7:55 pm #

    Some sort of retaliation must have been expected. The Ukrainians want more missile defense systems, and we’ll probably supply them. The Russians then increase the number of missiles fired into Ukraine and we send more–you get the idea, on and on.

    After Pearl Harbor, Doolittle’s bombers flew from the carrier Hornet’s nest and attacked Tokyo, not six months later.

    The problem for Ukrainians and the US is that we won’t attack the attacker, fearing escalation. This gives the Russians a great advantage.

    Attacking Russia would give Putin more reason to unleash the nukes and the Ukrainians would essentially be committing suicide.

    However, staying with only a home defense strategy, with the US helping to prolong the war, only means more and more suffering for the Ukrainian people.

    There’s only a slim chance of Russian regime change.

    As it stands, Russia will most likely win in the end, and our leaders here must know this. After all of the posturing and after all of the money spent, they will say that the effort was valiant, leaving the Ukrainians in dismal defeat and desiring something much stronger than their mild medovukha.

    Be that as it may, Putin may be a strong leader along with his gang of KGB cohorts using force and fear to stay in power, but he is still a tyrannical, murdering scumbag.

    Some might be interested in the long history of depravity and perversion regarding this type of leader, their will to power often finding it necessary to crush innocence, crave catamites and otherwise cavort in the various cesspools of corruption.

    • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 7:58 pm #

      All world leaders are corrupt scumbags.

      But no one with a brain in their head can argue that Putin isn’t doing the best by his country.

      No US leader has ever been able to say that.

      • Anthea October 11, 2022 at 1:52 pm #

        Even if you were a world leader who was not a scumbag–perhaps even a patriot and a statesman–I don’t think you could either gain or retain power without killing your opponents from time to time. (You’d probably need to employ a full-time hit squad.)

        For example, if you were a US president and wanted to destroy Big Pharma, you’d probably just have to kill most of the top people. We have no rule of law for that type of thing. We have Durham-type “investigations” and the occasional slap-on-the-wrist fine.

        Being a head of state means you playing with the big dogs for the big stakes. If you don’t have the stomach for killing people, you’re in the wrong line of work.

        • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 3:50 pm #

          Well put. That’s pretty much what I explain to people when they go on about presidents being a ‘good man’ – uh…. nope.

          Not by the time they get into the oval office they aren’t.

          • Woodchuck October 11, 2022 at 7:49 pm #

            It seems one of the presidents most worshiped by US schoolmasters everywhere is Abe Lincoln. He appeared at another big crossroads in US history. And he stayed on during the bloodiest and nastiest war in US history.

            In feudal Europe, when two kings had a disagreement about some important issue, the dispute would be settled on a battlefield. This was a way of life. If you wanted to become a baron badly enough and be awarded entry level blue blood status – the way to do it was to work your way up the ladder by being one of the best leaders on the field for your team. If you did well enough in a battle and won the day, a king might grant you a coat of arms and some land. You’d be expected to have a castle full of knights that were under your leadership and ready to go for the next big fight or crusade. Kings made decisions that got people killed, it was part of the job. And princes served on those battlefields.

            After the American states parted company with King George, we were proud that from then on we’d be deciding our issues by voting instead of by heading off to a battlefield. We’d supposedly abandoned and outgrown the old barbaric feudal practices – no royal families for us! When the southern state legislatures had issues with the central US government, they voted to secede from the Union. This was done to solve some issues that could only be settled by having a divorce and the two parties going on their separate ways.

            What happened instead was the country decided to settle the issue the old fashioned European way. No voting and accepting the results this time, whatever they might be. In 1860 the USA rose up against itself and settled the dispute like the kings of old did instead. We got out on the battlefields and hacked and shot each other to pieces. Not for a royal family but for the idea that the central government should have more power than the individual states.

            In a truly free country, any individual state should be free to secede if they wish. That’s what freedom is – it’s about choices. We’re free to stay and we’re free to go. President Lincoln thought that was *way* too much freedom. You see, a tiny bit of freedom is ok, but not a lot of freedom. Nooooooooo! And we’ve never been the same since. Today we’re all living in a big roach motel. Easy to get in, but try getting out! Very likely, we still don’t know who we are or why we’re here and just don’t care anymore.

          • Not_GeorgeT October 11, 2022 at 11:16 pm #

            “In a truly free country, any individual state should be free to secede if they wish. ”

            Settled by force of arms, not in the court system.

            The Constitutional case has never been brought before the Court.

    • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 8:40 pm #

      Ukraine already has attached Russia proper many times, no doubt aided and abetted by the US. Not seeing any advantage there.

      Be that as it may, Putin may be a strong leader along with his gang of KGB cohorts using force and fear to stay in power, but he is still a tyrannical, murdering scumbag.

      Sorry, facts nowhere in evidence. You’re doing nothing but mouthing US MSM talking points here. Lies all. Until Russia and or China are mounting offensives in Mexico and/or Canada (which they might well have to before all this is over), the US is in the wrong. Period, end of argument.

      • Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 8:46 pm #

        attached = attacked, although I’m sure they’re quite attached as well.

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 10:55 pm #

          Watch out, Rednut Libt*rd is on GRAMMAR WATCH 2022!

          No misplaced letter or apostrophe gets by his razor sharp proofing.

          Except his own, of course.

          • Night Owl October 11, 2022 at 4:44 am #

            He takes the Interwebz very seriously, but is not equipped to follow through.

        • Not_GeorgeT October 11, 2022 at 11:19 pm #

          “attached = attacked”

          Ya gotta proof-read, difficult enough, then the AI program starts working against the writer.

          Says something about AI, at least in my opinion. What it says isn’t good.

      • hustled enough October 12, 2022 at 10:22 pm #

        “Ukraine already has attached Russia proper many times, no doubt aided and abetted by the US. Not seeing any advantage there.”

        Really, Disaffected? Ok, when? If you are pointing to the 2014 + period, you will have to include all the “proper” times the Russians, etc attacked Ukrainians. If you want to exclusively use the Russian framing of these events do not be surprised that there are plenty of folks who will disagree with you–on the basis of alternative framing AND on the basis of any cursory interest in Russian History. Check out Snyder’s Road to Unfreedom, which gives a pretty comprehensive retelling of the last 20 years of Ukrainian- Russian relations, with a deeper dive into what used to be called pan-slavic Russian messianic tendencies…

    • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 8:49 pm #

      You’re small. He’s big. You envy him and seek to degrade him, to bring him down to your size.

    • hustled enough October 10, 2022 at 9:03 pm #

      You might be right tucsonspur,
      “The problem for Ukrainians and the US is that we won’t attack the attacker, fearing escalation. This gives the Russians a great advantage.”

      Alternatively, the Ukrainians have made it clear that the Crimea is open season as are Luhansk and Donetsk. So, that is plenty for Russia to have skin in the game–and blowing shit up there is going to be hitting the Russians upside the head. And the longer this war goes, the more Russia becomes ON limits…

      As for Putin–history is also replete of examples of tyrants going the way of the mouldering grave …

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:40 pm #

        The Ukrainians have made it clear?

        What part of US/NATO control/proxy war do you not get?

        All of it, apparently.

        • Anthea October 11, 2022 at 2:27 pm #

          @ MaryQueen:

          Hustled hasn’t even figured out who is fighting this war, and why.

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 3:48 pm #

            Poor guy, seems endlessly confused, which is what happens when you listen to establishment lies.

        • hustled enough October 12, 2022 at 12:24 am #

          Hi MaryQueen and Anthea,
          I really appreciate the “whistling past the graveyard” that you are both indulging in here. If you have no argument to offer apart from this squirmy and lazy approach, then so be it.

          • messianicdruid October 12, 2022 at 9:22 am #

            Hi hustled enough – does Ukraine joining NATO show that NATO is not to be trusted? If the 4 provinces [ mostly Russian ] vote to secede, either to become independent or join Russia, who has the right to deny them?

          • hustled enough October 12, 2022 at 10:13 pm #

            Well messianic druid, if the rest of the world looks at the way Russia conducted this “referenda” and decides that “You’ve got to be joking” is the only rational response, who has the right to deny them or Ukraine from continuing an armed struggle to get back what is theirs. And if Sweden, et al want to join NATO, why not. And if the West thinks that Russia has overstepped their boundaries, then–yes, offer the Ukrainians NATO membership AFTER this war is concluded, so that Russia UNDERSTANDS that it is attacking the entire alliance if it pulls this crap again …

      • Disaffected October 11, 2022 at 8:54 am #

        As for Putin–history is also replete of examples of tyrants going the way of the mouldering grave …

        So that gives us hope that SloJo and all his enablers will get their just desserts then too, eh?

        • Anthea October 11, 2022 at 2:36 pm #

          @ Disaffected:

          I guess Hustled has not yet made pre-need funeral arrangements for himself, apparently figuring they are unnecessary, since he’s not going to die.

        • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 8:54 pm #

          @ Disaffected – Whatever you MAGATs believe, Biden is not the tyrant type being referred to here.

          • benr October 12, 2022 at 10:18 am #

            No, he is the brain dead muppet who can’t even read off a teleprompter anymore.
            He does whatever his handler tells him to do poorly mind you.
            Leftwing tyranny is on the march, and they are not even trying to hide it anymore.

          • MaryQueen October 13, 2022 at 11:27 am #

            No, Bidet is just a senile puppet, who plays a tyrant for his handlers.

      • Woodchuck October 11, 2022 at 10:43 am #

        Let’s take a look at the last two previous invasions of Russia attempted by Western powers. Napoleon tried it and was defeated with around 1/2 million soldiers lost. Some 50,000 horses dead. Over a century later Hitler tried it with even more disastrous results. Over one million Germans dead or disabled. The Germans left the field in defeat and this was the beginning of the end of the Nazis.

        Apparently, the West has decided to have yet another go at this, having failed utterly in the first two tries. My prediction is winter horrors might yet a third time play a big part in the defeat of the West. This third war just might do the trick and bring about the final end of the Western empire. After this 3rd try at destroying Russia fails, there will be no more attempts made in the centuries to follow.

        • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 11:55 am #

          No men who is a man can fail to be inspired by Putin’s pledge to his people: the West will never be allowed to invade Russia again.

          He may fail in that pledge, but he will not fail to crush them should they try it.

          The Street Fighting Poet is not inspired. He hates Leaders like Putin and Trump. If he was a few decades younger he might well have been antifa.

        • Not_GeorgeT October 11, 2022 at 11:23 pm #

          “this was the beginning of the end of the Nazis.”

          ‘beginning of the end’ came across as a key point. In Banderastan they are quite present. A scourge not yet expunged from the world.

        • Katerina October 12, 2022 at 4:30 am #

          To Woodchuck

          It seens to be the West’s strange and rather sick affliction – to try and march on Russia every 100 or so years and EVERY time getting their collective arses kicked, painfully. But then they forget the pain and decide to TRY IT ONCE AGAIN! This is exactly what we are seeing now. In case of USA, it has not expierenced this painful arse kicking yet, unlike the old Europe, but very soon it will. You absolutely nailed it in your last two sentences. I couldn’t have said it better myself. Thank you.

          • Paula D October 12, 2022 at 11:15 am #

            As Putin pointed out, they live by plunder.

            Looters gonna loot.

        • hustled enough October 12, 2022 at 4:34 pm #

          You seem to miss out on WWI, Woodchuck
          That did not go so well for the Russians.

          And this current example–is this more like WWII or WWI? WWI saw the end of the tsar. I wonder if that is a precursor of things to come?

          • Katerina October 13, 2022 at 12:04 am #

            To hustled enough

            Why not change that to “brainwashed enough”?
            Your ignorance with regard to Russian history and what’s more, modern Russia, is staggering! But here you are, trying to come across as someone who knows it all! In reality, just regurgitating all the crap, lies and sick demented propaganda that you have dutifully absorbed from the presstitude media. Which is the MSM, in your case. Without any questions. What does that make you? I would say that makes you another moron, same as that Jarek. Only he likes to gaslight others, probably because he has some serious mental issues that had never been addressed, but with you, it’s just a plain dumbass ignorance and stupidity! Go and educate yourself properly on what has been and what is going on, before you decide to post here. Right now you are just embarassing yourself.

          • hustled enough October 13, 2022 at 1:02 am #

            Hi Katerina,
            Which historians are you talking about here–I mean real historians–not Dugin or the other messianic types, but you know, professional historians that you claim to have read and will be quoting here? Because, if you can’t acknowledge that Russia got its arse kicked in WWI then, what are you going to claim is “staggeringly”, um, whatever, “ignorance.” Because, not understanding what happened in WWI to Russia is, like, well, ignint. You know what I mean?

          • hustled enough October 13, 2022 at 1:28 am #

            Hi Katerina,
            Check out Riasanovsky’s History of Russia as a place to start. It is often used as an introductory college level text in the US and overseas. It is a pretty balanced approach to Russian historical forces. We can get into the weeds if you want.

  63. anmariwakaranai October 10, 2022 at 8:05 pm #

    Happy Canadian Turkey daze!

    A nearly 10 pound hawk broke his neck on the living room window, ditto a robin on the other side of the house. I just cleaned the windows , …so I plucked the beautiful wing feathers of the hawk and hung them in front of the windows. Poor guy. Gotta wonder if he got fat on fish, birds or vermin.

    • Katerina October 13, 2022 at 5:37 am #

      To hustled enough

      The biggest loser of WWI was actually Germany if you need a loser. What was happening to Russia at that time was a triple whammy! “Bolsheviks”, i.e. Zhidovski Cabal, with it’s followers, at that same moment were trying to usurp power from the Russian Government, Monarchy and it’s elite, brainwashing (they are very good at that) the masses of workers and peasants and bringing about the so-called “Russian Revolution”. That split the country in half, pitching one side against the other – zhids are also very good at that, the very latest example is the USA. They have split you, poor americans, against each other in EVERY possible way. Don’t you agree? The well known tactic of devide and rule. Well, in Russia it unleashed the bloodiest civil war ever. That fast became the war for survival as the “West” did not miss it’s chance to invade at that moment, in a futile attempt to finish off this break up. That’s what I call a triple whammy. And despite your delusion that “Russia had it’s ass kicked in WWI”, that was not the case. There were NO winners in that war but what was happening in Russia at that time was complete disintegration of the society, the way of life and obviously, the country itself. Painful, total collapse. (Something that awaits USA. Well, Karma is a bitch.)
      That was the first one. The second one came 80 years later thanks to the traitors, like Gorbachev and Yeltsin. Both times Russia survived, rose from the ashes and became a global superpower once again. And do not forget the MOST devastating war in history that Russia had to fight in-between, with invading Nazi Germany, losing close to 27 millions of it’s population but rolling that Nazi scum all the way back to Berlin.

      (Perhaps you are also under another delusion that it was USA that won that war? I will leave that for another day. But that never ceases to amaze me. I am refering to the West’s shoddy habit of re-writing and re-inventing the actual history!)

      Well, can USA go through ALL that, what Russia had to go through?
      And still survive? I don’t think so. The biggest mistake it has made was to designate Russia as it’s enemy. But then when you realise WHO controls and runs your “establishment” and EVERYTHING else, that becomes very clear – unfortunately, yes, that very same Cabal. That’s why I have said it earlier – we all have ONE common enemy – evil, vile, satanic but also very cunning. And have been brainwashing you people for decades! Successfully, it seems..
      The good news – more and more are becoming awake and aware.
      This site proves it and JHK posts are loaded with much needed info.
      You can also go on Saker and read my essays there. Published two years ago, still being read and even translated in other languages. You can learn a lot if you want to learn. Just tag Katerina, it will bring it up.
      One thing I will not tolerate is someone regurgitating garbage pigswill picked up from the MSM. If one wants to swallow that — good luck to them but do not polute this site with it. What you are getting there are lies, more lies and propaganda. Ignorance, quite often, is not a bliss.

  64. MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 8:14 pm #

    “STUDY: Dark-field Microscopic Analysis of the Blood of Symptomatic Persons Post Jab:

    This is a peer reviewed study of 1006 symptomatic people who took the jab & what happened with their blood.

    94% of the people showed abnormalities in their blood after the jab. 100% of these showed alterations to their blood post injection.

    All the International abnormal blood samples of injected persons, 948 cases, showed tubular/fibrous formations & frequently also crystalline & lamellar formations with extremely complex but consistently similar morphologies across all of the patients with abnormal blood samples.”

    https://ijvtpr.com/index.php/IJVTPR/article/view/47/95

    • niner October 10, 2022 at 9:34 pm #

      Thanks for the link, MaryQ.

      So it looks like the early conspiracy theorists, Jane Ruby, Stew Peters, Karen Kingston, R.Hirschman the embalmer, and first whistle=Dr. Richard Delgado of laquintacolumna.info/ have been verified by a standard research paper

      A search on the the word lamellar in the paper is useful.

      And Mike Adams has done primary lab research on vaxxed blood changes.

      We still need to find out exactly what those little vaxx structures that look like antennas are for.

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:55 pm #

        Yet another conspiracy theory given creedence by *gasp* science. Yep.

        • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 10:03 pm #

          …by *gasp* dentists.

        • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 10:13 pm #

          Yes, you guys will all run down your rabbit-hole and celebrate this Yuge Victory in your fight to have your disinformation declared “true!”

          I passed the link on to a scientist acquaintance asking, “Does this blood study make sense to you?”

          His reply is unequivocal:

          “Absolute bullshit. I looked up the journal. It’s an open-access journal that states it is peer-reviewed

          But it is pretty clear that the “reviewers” are all anti-vaxers.

          If you had the level of blood cell aggregation that is in the images you would be dead.

          Also they constantly refer to the Pfizer vaccine as the “vaccine”.

          They make claims that the carrier vehicles have particulate materials that can be seen at the light microscope level. That has to be bullshit.

          • benr October 10, 2022 at 10:31 pm #

            Sniff sniff bovine scatology.
            Sure, you did.

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 10:53 pm #

            Your friend sounds like a paranoid.

          • niner October 10, 2022 at 11:17 pm #


            If you had the level of blood cell aggregation that is in the images you would be dead.

            duh.

            Seen any soccer matches lately.

            Best estimates are thousands globally every day.

            Just you wait.

            The vaxx-chickens are coming home to roost.

          • Night Owl October 11, 2022 at 4:46 am #

            Why do you keep hyphenating rabbit hole?

            ESL?

          • benr October 11, 2022 at 10:21 am #

            The web browser is prolly telling him to.

          • JohnAZ October 11, 2022 at 1:26 pm #

            Yeah, RN and the world is flat, right.

            With you and most Libs no matter what is discovered by research, it will be denied if it does no match your dogma.

            Your opinion in the face of real data is worthless. Where is your data contradicting what the study has shown?

            Your and your friends opinions are worthless.

            You keep showing up with opinions, no data to back them up.

            What is left? Name calling and BS.

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 5:14 pm #

            JohnAZ

            Jim gave the report as much time as it deserved (which was sweet fuck all). He found the fatal flaws to its truthfulness within a few minutes and made those points succinctly. What ‘data’ did you expect to be provided with anyway?

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 6:23 pm #

            @ niner

            Huh? The study didn’t mention any of the trial subjects as being dead! But you believe whatever you think makes you appear to be au fait & ‘relevant’ within your sad little cult.

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 6:25 pm #

            Gee – scatology</i! And even adjectivised! Impressive for you, wee man…

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 6:27 pm #

            @ Mary Queen – my friend is a highly-qualified physiologist and is so far from being paranoid it would make your wrinkly old eyes water.

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 6:27 pm #

            @ Night-Howler-Monkey. Ha!

          • hustled enough October 12, 2022 at 4:42 pm #

            Hi Redneck Liberal,
            I noticed that no one actually engaged any of the points you raised, except to say that people are playing soccer, and that is relevant because… well, I don’t know why, but, there you go.

            What I have found when I have looked at the studies that those who are against the vaccine is that they do not usually say what people think they say. As far as I know, the major take home is that the vax has some side effects for SOME people–the one that people focus on here is the inflammation of the heart. That is real, but the question is–how prevalent.

            Each person has to make their own cost-benefit analysis–is the risk of an unusually bad side effect worth not having a shot that has PROVEN efficacy against serious illness or death from this horrid disease. And the answer is–it is your calculation.

            I would just add that the statistics for the US are UNEQUIVOCAL–most of the dead people from this disease after the vaccine became widely available are amongst those who do not take the vax shot. If you are older and you don’t get it, you are affirming the higher risk of death, and that is your call.

          • GreenAlba October 13, 2022 at 1:46 pm #

            hustler
            In the UK 94% of those dying of covid are vaxxed; 91% are triple vaxxed. And that’s worse than it sounds because the government has been pretending that 4 million adults aren’t vaxxed (to make them sound weird and fringe), whereas the ONS figures demonstrate that almost 19 million adult Brits haven’t taken the genetic slurry, which is a very large minority of the adult population.

            Also the European stats are unequivocal – excess deaths are highest in those countries that are highly vaxxed (notably Portugal) and lowest in those with a low vaxx rate.

          • GreenAlba October 13, 2022 at 3:14 pm #

            And using capitals for SOME, UNEQUIVOCAL and PROVEN doesn’t stop bollocks from being BOLLOCKS.

  65. Disaffected October 10, 2022 at 8:45 pm #

    NM Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham now facing charges from a gay man that she sexually harassed him (crotch grab, no less) and then offered $150K to pay him off. Goose, gander, pot, kettle, and all that. You knew this day was coming. Bring on the mudslinging!

    • Jarek October 10, 2022 at 8:52 pm #

      Women are desperate now. No sane man wants 40+ yr old career women.

      • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 9:06 pm #

        (She’s already 62, so clearly, a dried-out old hag, huh, Jarek?)

        • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 1:19 am #

          OG said that. Good old OG!

      • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 9:55 pm #

        Women over 40 discover life without men is pretty dandy.

        • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 10:02 pm #

          So, can I assume by that statement that you don’t believe this report, smearing the NM Governor?

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 3:46 pm #

            Why wouldn’t I believe it?

            What an odd question.

          • Redneck Liberal October 11, 2022 at 8:49 pm #

            You wouldn’t believe it because she’s a Dem? Had it been a GOP MAGAT like Kari Lake, you’d call it disinformation?

        • Soul Forensics October 10, 2022 at 10:42 pm #

          “Women over 40 discover life without men is pretty dandy.” MaryQ

          Cats and vibrators. Who needs men, right?

          • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 10:50 pm #

            What a small world you live in. I used to think you were kinda creative, but you live in the land of old cliches, which is disappointing.

          • Soul Forensics October 10, 2022 at 11:53 pm #

            I’m sure you’re familiar with the term “projection”. You’re consistently predictable. Feminists have been saying exactly the same thing, in exactly the same words, for over 40 years: “Who needs men?”

            Of course, in order to keep your world livable — you know, collecting your garbage, building your bridges, clearing branches and restoring your electricity when power lines are down, fixing your roof when rain leaks into your living room, fixing mechanical equipment on industrial sites that make the million-and-one component parts for appliances and medical goods, putting out fires when your house starts up in flames — you have no problem with, and in fact an unignorable necessity for, leaning on men’s skill and expertise and courage. So much for your independence.

            But I suppose you could counter with your “who needs men” in the domestic realm, the realm of sex and love. Some women, indeed, can do without men — they’re cold and asexual. It strikes me, though, that you’re pretty feisty, a pretty passionate woman. And passionate women almost always have very high libidos, even at 50 to 60.

            Most of the “who needs men” phony independence is from this subset — older feminists whose prospects for a long-term relationship is close to nil (for many reasons). They compensate for the disappointment by trying to convince themselves that they’re happy and “independent”. You convince no one but yourself.

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 12:23 am #

            Hoo-boy.

            The bitterness and life of rejection goes way deeper than I’d expected.

            I would really suggest that you get yourself a life, SF.

            Or maybe a hotel room with Jarek. I mean, with this level of resentment towards women, he might be the only thing available these days.

            Good luck, boys!

          • benr October 11, 2022 at 10:27 am #

            Excuse me!
            It’s dogs, cats, coffee, cell phones and possibly a vibrator.

          • Anthea October 11, 2022 at 3:11 pm #

            @ Soul Forensics:

            If women would rather have cats and vibrators, it is almost certainly because they would rather have cats and vibrators. Hence, we can deduce that male company is inferior to the company of cats and vibrators.

            It’s also inferior to the company pet rocks.

            Fortunately, this is not an either/or choice. Dispensing with male company means that the time that would have been consumed in the company of a bore may be spent with interesting people, doing interesting things. The time that would have been spent providing free maid services to a man can be spent in pursuits you enjoy.

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 3:45 pm #

            Zinged ’em again, Anthea.

            Cats are great, unfortunately I’m allergic, otherwise I’d definitely be a crazy cat lady.

            I think these guys get really peeved when they imagine women free to like what we like, look how we like, act how we like – and enjoy the hell out of life – without them.

        • malthuss October 11, 2022 at 10:50 am #

          Not from what I see. cat women, dog walkers.

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 3:43 pm #

            You’re missing out on a lot of the world, it would appear.

      • hustled enough October 10, 2022 at 10:04 pm #

        Why is that JareK?

        • MaryQueen October 10, 2022 at 10:52 pm #

          Look how butthurt SF & Jarek get when at the least hint of women being independent.

          LOL.

        • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 1:23 am #

          Have you ever looked at a middle aged woman?

          I’ve seen one or two over the years who were still desirable. But as for the rest? What can one do but try to be kind and take a hands off approach.

          • benr October 11, 2022 at 10:26 am #

            Every chance I get I roll over every morning and look at one I have been married to for 30 years.
            Stop being such a hater Jarek it’s not a crime to be a women.
            Some of my favorite people are women in fact my best friend is one.

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 11:59 am #

            God bless you Ben. Maybe your friend has aged so slowly that you don’t even notice it. Just like people still go to hear the stars they love and don’t realize that the stars can’t hit the notes anymore.

            Not all illusion is bad. The world depends on such things. I’m only the enemy of Illusion that will destroy life, not those that enhance it.

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 12:07 pm #

            So single women look at Ben and his wife and say to themselves, she has somebody good. I can get somebody good too.

            It doesn’t work like that. You don’t have the power of illusion, based on lived history and love, going for you. Any man will see you fresh – as you are now. No makeup or dim light can hide the reality.

            And even clear sighted men will usually stay with a women has bourn him children and loved him. Appearance and sex are by no means everything. But they are by no means nothing either. Ladies, spring cometh not again. Plant while the fields are green and fertile and you will reap in season and be comfortable with a friend in the when winter comes.

            What does this mean on the macrocosmic level? Women should be encouraged to marry young and have children young. They can have careers later, when the children are older if they like. Nothing is sadder than women who have already lost their looks desperately trying to find someone and have kids past 30 – or even younger.

          • Paula D October 11, 2022 at 3:03 pm #

            Women over 30 or even younger have ”lost their looks”?

            Interesting. Looks like Jarek is a ephebophilic.

            Should have figured it out before. He made it clear he doesn’t like adult women. They’re too uppity.

          • hustled enough October 11, 2022 at 3:40 pm #

            Hi Jarek,
            Then it sounds like physical beauty is very big for you in deciding whether a woman is worth knowing or not–and by “physical beauty” I mean an image of youth without wrinkles, sagging, and perhaps stretch marks from the labour of carrying and birthing the next generation of the human race.

            Or do you have some other standard? Because by the standard I am hearing from you, not many people–female or MALE would reach your standard of acceptance in their 40s or beyond. Is that right?

            If it is, why would you accept the “reality” of a superficial unknown unmediated beauty norm over the “illusion” of a lived, mediated understanding of someone deeper than a surface dermal layer? With, you know, wisdom that comes from a rich life.

            And as more and more women go to college compared with men, and earn their living without men, and earn more than them, it will be interesting to see how many men live up to the expectations of these women… and whether they will be wanted by these middle aged women…?

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 3:42 pm #

            If you think women 40+ are ugly, then you think women are ugly as a whole.

            And that only looks matter to you when it comes to women is an even bigger indication that you might be completely shallow.

            But most incels are, they’re as bad as the autogynophile trannies.

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 6:26 pm #

            What you don’t realize, is most women aren’t looking.

            That’s an overused stereotype used in movies and TV shows, not real life. I don’t know any single women over 40 looking for a male mate. Most are happier to be left alone.

            We don’t really care if you find us attractive or not.

            That seems to be what some dudes on this site don’t understand.

      • Islander October 11, 2022 at 12:13 am #

        Um, how old are these searching-for-women men?

        And what do they do for a living?

        • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 12:20 am #

          If you notice, no real secure, successful or balanced men are bitter about what women do.

          Only incels and lonely losers do that.

          • gustafson.robert.22 October 11, 2022 at 2:28 am #

            Wondering why it took these strong, independent women 40 years to discover life without men?

          • MaryQueen October 11, 2022 at 3:39 pm #

            Just social conditioning. You don’t really think about it much, until one day, you do. 😉

          • Night Owl October 11, 2022 at 6:27 pm #

            I would tend to agree with this.

          • Jarek October 11, 2022 at 9:36 pm #

            If you notice, no real secure, successful or balanced women are bitter about what men do.

            Only feminine incels and lonely losers do that.

            Jarek: Still agree with it, NO? No? Why not? Or do you admit that you are a feminist who “finds himself” always taking the feminine side and gravitating to tyranical females?

            You think Mary isn’t bitter? Wow, are you in denial about your ally.

          • Anthea October 12, 2022 at 6:33 pm #

            @ Jarek:

            Women really don’t care what men do–as long as they do it somewhere else.

          • Soul Forensics October 13, 2022 at 2:54 am #

            “Women really don’t care what men do–as long as they do it somewhere else.” — Anthea

            More lies.

            Women can’t even abide MGTOWs. And those do exactly what feminists have wished for years: going away, and not having anything to do with women.

            Do you even know anything about your own feminist playbook, or is it just a convenient cherry-picked quote machine for every out-of-context non sequitur you can conjure up?

          • MaryQueen October 13, 2022 at 11:30 am #

            Nailed it again, Anthea:

            “Women really don’t care what men do–as long as they do it somewhere else.”

            Also agree that cats & vibrators are better company than most men.

            Can you imagine having to be in the same room with Jarek or SF?

            Ye gods + yuck.

          • Night Owl October 13, 2022 at 5:40 pm #

            No, Jarek. I do not find her bitter.

            I do find your bizarre pursuit of the topic rather pointless and embarassing.

            You don’t even know this person.

    • Redneck Liberal October 10, 2022 at 9:05 pm #

      Oh! She grabbed him by ‘the pussy’. Apparently, this is no longer a disqualifying act, politically. Nor is the pay-off, judging by Orange Jesus’s standards.

      • benr October 10, 2022 at 10:35 pm #

        Saying it is one thing doing it is another.

        Of course, you don’t understand locker room talk or bragging.
        I bet you supported Bob