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Putting Lipstick on the Globalist Mafia’s Ukrainian Pig

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

Information Cartel Carries Water for George Soros

I listen to some mainstream media because one ought to know what the talking-points and narrative of the day will be that one must confront and break through to see the truth.  Now that it’s clear that there are only a handful of shows anywhere that will tell you anything like the truth, it’s time we start cleaning this mess up to the degree we are able.  The reports I am seeing and hearing in mainstream media suggest that “Putin is desperate,” and he’s “increasingly isolated” or “becoming unhinged.”  If you’re seeing these same reports, let me suggest to you that you carefully pay attention to the motives behind those telling you these things.  Of course, none of us are on the ground in Ukraine, so it’s hard to know with any precision what is true, but the thing you can assume is that the first reports of any event are going to be mostly false.  There is propaganda from both sides of the war, but Western media has decided to go “all in” on whatever propaganda the Ukrainian side prefers.  Putin is a monster, they tell you, and I have no doubt that from certain perspectives, he is.  On the other hand, you should know that there are plenty of monsters to go around in Ukraine, and many of them are not Russian.  Some of the worst monsters in the situation in Ukraine are people like Victoria Nuland, and the people she represents.  If you were thinking that as a Deputy Secretary of State, she represents the people of the United States, you’re tragically mistaken.  She represents the real enemy of the American people.  Ukraine is not what you’re being told, and no amount of lipstick applied to this pig of a situation can possibly conceal the truth.

The other problem in Ukraine is that most Americans don’t know the first thing about that corrupt buffer-state in Eastern Europe.  Many don’t know anything about its history, or how it came to the situation in which it now finds itself.   Portrayed in the West as purely the victim of Russian aggression, Americans are expected to believe the bilge the media spews, without ever noticing that the country of Ukraine has extensive problems that pre-date, and indeed have contributed to, the invasion you’re now witnessing.  I can’t possibly recount here all the history of Ukraine, and particularly the history that plays a thorough role in what you’re now witnessing.  What I can tell you is that some people have tried to document some of it, including sometimes mad-cap film-maker Oliver Stone.  While I don’t agree with many of the conclusions he seems to reach, he does a fair job explaining the side of this argument you haven’t heard, and that makes this documentary worth watching.  Made in 2016, long before the current crisis, Ukraine On Fire documents much of the history of the Ukrainian problem, told from a point of view that seems somewhat sympathetic to the Russian position.  Still, even with the bias, it’s interesting that so few Americans know anything of the opposing arguments, but have heard the Western position twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week, since the beginning of this crisis:


As I said, I can’t endorse everything that Stone presents, at least in the manner he presents it, but there are some very important takeaways that Americans must recognize as true upon deeper reflection upon their own experiences.  For instance, in the Summer of 2020, you witnessed the beginning of a color revolution in America, and had Trump been re-elected, you would have experienced its full fury.  Notice that groups like BLM and Antifa, responsible for nearly all of the mayhem that rocked the United States in the run-up to the Presidential election, employed tactics like those of the revolutionaries in Ukraine in 2013-14.  In point of fact, the same people funded it, pushed it, assisted, aided, and abetted it.  Had Donald Trump been re-elected rather than having been cheated out of a second term, the same basic approach was going to be used to depose him as had been used to remove Yanukovych in the so-called “Revolution of Dignity.”  People who watched the entire affair in the wake of George Floyd’s death will see the similarities.  Understand that the same group of people who caused the Ukrainian President to flee to safety in Russia in 2014 were intent upon doing the same to Trump in 2020 or 2021, had he been re-elected.

Once you realize that similar tactics were employed, right down to the martyrs who were mere useful idiots of the protests, you realize that there were more similarities than you’d otherwise dare to suspect.  The corporate media represents a particular view, and where there is insufficient corporate media, it was created in real time to support the revolutionaries.  We saw some of this here, with a proliferation of Youtube Channels the purpose of which seemed to have been to assist the coordination of BLM and Antifa anarchists.  Big Tech is neck deep in all of this.  They repeatedly tell you they’re ‘defending Democracy’ while they simultaneously do everything they can to undermine it.  What else could be the meaning of Mark Zuckerberg spending hundreds of millions of dollars in 2020 to influence the outcome of the election, or now, to assist Ukraine by permitting for the calls for violence and incitement against Russians on the Meta/Facebook platform?  Do you realize yet how you’re being set up, again?  Zuckerberg’s organization helped spread the word and assisted the Coup-plotters in Ukraine in 2014, and they did the same with BLM/Antifa in 2020 here in the US.   George Soros spent millions in Ukraine, as he’s spending millions more now, but the way he spends it is most important:  He uses seed money directly in the target country, while bribing politicians with indirect support, in order to get them to spend billions on his pet projects in the US and abroad.

When you listen to Foxnews and the panel tells Newt Gingrich essentially to shut up about George Soros, you know the fix is in. Here’s a reminder of how that went down:

This is the sort of stifling that has happened with contrary information about SARs-CoV2, the COVID vaccines, Hunter Biden’s laptop(s,) and now Ukraine.  The information you’re being permitted to see and hear is only approved information in most cases.  People are now talking about how Putin is isolating his people from information, but that’s a two-way street.  Western governments are likewise isolating their own populations from information.  Why do you really think Trump was kicked-off Twitter and Facebook and Instagram?  Why do you think Parler was submarined by the Big Tech oligarchs who control Apple, Google and Amazon Web Services?  All of it is about limiting the information to which you have access.  Dan Bongino likes to play the Soviet National Anthem when talking about the Big Tech oligarchs for this very reason.  He’s lived it.  Indeed, the Stone documentary above was kicked off Youtube to prevent you from seeing it.  This is a clear indicator of how dangerous these people think certain information is to their plans.

Do you really believe George Soros only seeks to influence elections in the US?  He uses his money to help foment “color revolutions” around the globe, and one of the ways in which he uses these revolutions is to profit from them.  Soros made the bulk of his wealth wrecking currencies.  At this moment, Soros is in the process of an all-out attack on Russia’s Ruble, and he has the complicity of the United States and most of the EU in so doing.  Recently, Soros published an op-ed that called for regime-change in both Russia and China.  He remains entirely dishonest and misleading. Here’s one example:

“In July 2021, Putin published a long essay arguing that Russians and Ukrainians are really one people, and that the Ukrainians have been misled by neo-Nazi agitators. The first part of his argument is not without some historical justification, given that Kyiv was the original seat of the Russian Orthodox Church. But in the second part, it was Putin who was misled. He ought to have known better. Many Ukrainians fought valiantly during the Euromaidan protests in 2014.“(empahasis mine.)

The statement “Many Ukrainians fought valiantly during the Euromaidan protests in 2014” makes it seem as though Soros is an outsider simply observing these events, but the truth you already know from the Stone documentary above, from other articles previously published on this site, and from other sources:  George Soros was up to his neck in the 2014 protests that ultimately became a coup d’etat in Ukraine.  This is not open to debate.  That this was manned by people flying the neo-Nazi symbols of WWII collaborators of Western Ukraine is not a mistake.  Even now, the so-called Azov battalion are augmenting Ukrainian forces.  Their roots lie in the deep history of Ukraine along with the color revolution that Soros spawned in 2014.  Color revolutions are what Soros does, and it’s part of his mechanism for generating new wealth.  With the influence he now owns in the US, he basically now considers the US mostly a matter of “Mission Accomplished.”

He goes on a bit before concluding, but I’d like to you to consider the sort of bilge Soros here asks you to swallow:

“Meanwhile, Xi seems to have realized that Putin has gone rogue. On March 8, one day after Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi had insisted that the friendship between China and Russia remained “rock solid,” Xi called French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to say that he supported their peacemaking efforts. He wanted maximum restraint in the war in order to avert a humanitarian crisis.”(emphasis mine.)

Who here believes, having learned about the plight of the Uyghurs in China could become convinced that Xi is even remotely concerned with averting any humanitarian crisis anywhere on Earth?

He concludes with this gem, and there’s a tell in here if you pay close attention to what this madman actually believes:

“It is far from certain that Putin will accede to Xi’s wishes. We can only hope that Putin and Xi will be removed from power before they can destroy our civilization.”(emphasis mine.)

A casual reader might be led by this statement to believe with the use of “our civilization” that Soros is talking about the traditional Western civilization you and I consider “ours.” Nothing could be further from the truth.  Soros didn’t write this as an opinion piece to be consumed by you and I.  Instead, this is an order sent out publicly to his minions around the globe, and his message is clear: Take out Putin and Xi because “our civilization” is endangered, but by “ours,” he does not mean yours and mine.  He’s talking about the vast criminal enterprise he and his coterie of corrupt globalist politicians have put in place to dominate the world.  He’s saying it in the open, even though he’s using veiled language.  More, in the beginning of the article, he confesses having set up another of his NGOs in Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union, and in each of the former Soviet states, including Ukraine.

What has happened these last twenty or so years is that Soros has been booted-out of most of these countries, because Putin quickly realized that Soros was slowly but surely intent on driving color revolutions in each and every one of these former Soviet republics, including eventually Russia.  This has been the base of operations for vast global political corruption, not merely in the former Soviet republics in question, but reaching their tentacles across the globe, including particularly Europe and the United States, but also in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, and South America.  Soros’ network of organized gangsters is global.  While Vladimir Putin remains a dangerous murderer, it makes a great deal of sense to understand a bit of where his mind is.  You’re not being told this, because on balance, most Americans would firmly plant their feet onto the solid ground of “not my monkey, not my circus,” refusing to play along with the latest of Soros’ global power plays.  At worst, you might even call for the United States to abandon that sphere forever, and there’s simply too much cash to be had there.  How do you think Mitt Romney and Joe Biden and a whole laundry-list of other American and Western politicians are so deeply entrenched in the goings-on in Ukraine, of all places?  While certainly not on “our side,” meaning yours or mine, Putin is more like the enemy of my enemy, not with respect to the people of Ukraine, but of their actual attackers over the last two decades who have used them as guinea pigs for the biological and pharmaceutical research that’s been conducted with the willing “consent” of these desperately poor people.

These Western profiteers, whether Soros, or the American or European politicians, and the large corporations who have been raping Ukraine for two decades do not want the gravy train to end.  Back in January, they got another setback to “[their] civilization” when a color revolution they helped to foment was stopped in Kazakhstan.  In a way, this contributed to their current desperation to hurt Putin in Ukraine.  Their money laundries are being closed down.  If you wonder what’s going on, I suggest you look closely at this angle.  Remember that Karim Masimov, the former Chief of Kazakhistan’s Intelligence, effectively the equivalent of the Director of the CIA in the USA, was accused of having conspired in high treason for helping to carry out a coup by working with the same band of global gangsters led by Soros, among others.  Notice the picture in the linked article.  That’s right, you see a picture of some familiar faces on Mr. Masimov’s right.

This brings us to the next problem Mr. Soros now faces.  His color revolutions in and around Russia have been stymied, at least for the moment, but he’s got another problem, and it’s a difficult one.  Putin may hold some information on Biden and his son, along with the activities of other Western politicians likewise involved.  This is a serious threat to “[their] civilization” because Biden is currently refraining from undercutting Putin in any serious way.  I believe they have an operation in motion to get to Putin, and the future duration of Biden’s presidency is entirely wrapped-up in the success or failure of their ability to “go get him.”  If it fails, and Putin remains, Biden may be forced to choose between “[their] civilization” and his own son.  This is why the Western Information Cartel has made Russian contributions to world news increasingly opaque.  There are certain stories they cannot afford to have exposed.  Hunter Biden is now a liability, as may be Joe Biden himself.  Soros may have to play that card, and pull the plug on Biden.  That may not, however, be enough.  They need to free-up NATO to go kinetic against Russia.  The “Neocons” and others screaming for war on the approximate, putative political right in the United States are pushing hard against Biden.  These people are compromised too, most of them, and they’re in bed with Soros one way or the other.  Don’t delude yourself on this: The United States Senate is ultimately controlled almost entirely by sell-outs to the United States.  Lindsey Graham and Mitt Romney and Marco Rubio are far from alone among those who will happily do the bidding of their masters.

If we get to the next round of this rolling catastrophe, Taiwan will present very similar themes all ’round.  Hunter and Joe are every bit as compromised by Xi’s CCP, perhaps even more than they are by Putin.  Many Western politicians fear this most of all.  Xi is only now coming to understand that Soros and his crowd have been using the last thirty years to infiltrate his country too, and indeed, much of the Pacific rim.  This is why Soros’ op-ed piece, linked above, contains a warning as much or even more to Xi than to Putin. He desperately needs Xi not to back Putin on anything here, but the fact that Xi has sent mixed messages on the matter have left Soros quite angry.  Xi has figured out that Soros would happily foment color revolutions in Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as in mainland China.  Xi very much fancies himself the next Mao, or the next Deng, but more probably, bigger and better than either.  Xi exudes confidence and not a little arrogance.  Soros is here warning Xi that he’s now on the list too.

I’d ask readers to consider some important questions worth pondering.  Let us begin with the information war, and the way in which the Western Information Cartel is conducting it, not on behalf of Ukraine, but on behalf of “[their] civilization.” Consider what you have been told, all simultaneously:

  • Putin is on the run, or getting desperate, or his forces are failing(or some version of this narrative)
  • Ukrainians are heroically fighting-back, preventing Putin from capturing territory
  • Putin is destroying Ukraine, flattening it everywhere, without regard to civilians
  • Putin doesn’t have the ability to reliably project force over the battle space
  • Putin conducted a strike on a training base in far Western Ukraine

Some of these are assessments, by “analysts.” Others are from commentators.  Still others are provided as facts.  Some of these may be true, but they cannot all be true simultaneously.  Remember these other things told you by the same Western Information Cartel:

  • Trump colluded with Russians to hack Hillary’s email and otherwise get dirt on her and also secure their help in rigging the 2016 election
  • Trump said there were good people on both sides(implying he was simply talking about the protesters and counter-protesters – and all counter-protesters were white supremacists)
  • SARS-CoV2 is a lethal virus that arose naturally in bats and jumped to humans in a wet-market in Wuhan
  • Hydroxychloroquine is a dangerous drug that can cause significant heart problems and doesn’t work against COVID
  • COVID-19 Vaccines are perfectly safe and effective
  • The 2020 Presidential Election(and indeed all elections that November) were the safest, most secure in history
  • Oil price increases and spiking inflation are mostly due to Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Do you begin to see a pattern?

  • Ghost of Kiev
  • Snake Island
  • Zelenskiy’s “ammo, not a ride” quote that wasn’t

There are many more, and you must begin to ask yourself to what degree and how frequently you’re being played by mainstream media.  The Western Information Cartel is staffed by people largely sympathetic first and foremost to George Soros and his coterie of corrupt globalist cannibals, who fancy themselves compassionate while they simultaneously feast on average people anywhere the hunger strikes them.  These people are gangsters, and their small errand-boys in the media simply follow orders.  This is how they can in one moment tell you that Putin has carried out a devastating strike in far Western Ukraine, but in the next, provide analysis claiming that Putin is incapable of projecting power on the battlefield.  The two notions are entirely incongruous.

Consider too this recent controversy in which Mitt Romney, one of Soros’ boys, accused former Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard of treason for daring to question the narrative about bio-labs in Ukraine.  Romney came unglued.  All Gabbard did was to ask some pointed questions based on the information publicly available.  Romney’s reaction was clearly one of a man worried about some darker truth being unearthed.  Here’s TheHill‘s take on the controversy:

After seeing Romney’s reaction, it’s clear that he’s worried about something not obvious to the rest of us.  His reaction was very defensive, and his former aid’s involvement in Ukraine may be the key. Whatever is motivating Romney’s attack on Gabbard, it’s clear that he seems quite perturbed.  Pierre Delecto isn’t happy with Tulsi.

After a little inspection, you start to realize that somebody’s applying lipstick with a trowel to the pig that is the situation in Ukraine.  Either Ukraine is doing much more poorly than we’re being told, or Putin truly is a lunatic.  Since I’ve seen plenty of evidence to disbelieve the second, and no evidence at all to dissuade me of the first, I’ve begun to believe the Western Information Cartel is simply telling us a gargantuan lie.  Why? To what end? Surely, if this is so, it cannot change the ultimate outcome.  If Ukraine is actually in a much worse military state than the media now suggests, what would be their object? It’s a stall-for-time tactic.  One thing for which they’re clearly stalling is the finalization of a nuclear deal with Iran being negotiated by Russia.  I’m still not certain as to why the nuclear deal is so deadly-important to the Biden gang, and presumably also the Soros club.  The more immediate idea is to prevent Ukrainians from understanding how bad their situation really is across the entire battlefield, and to try to buoy their morale so as to extend their will to resist.  The idea is likely to give time for an anti-Putin operation to succeed.  At this point, it may be the only way the money-laundry and corruption-den that has been Ukraine these last twenty years may be salvaged by Soros and his gang, and they’ve invested a lot of money there, and with it, a ton of yours via the State Department, the Department of Defense, and countless other US agencies and departments.  That’s right.  You’re paying for this however it shakes out.

 

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What The United States Must and Mustn’t Do

Saturday, March 12th, 2022

The new Red Line we must draw and enforce

I’ve listened with a great deal of patience and forbearance as various people in media and government have made the case for increasing US involvement in Ukraine.  I thoroughly understand the moral impetus that the suffering of the Ukrainian people invokes, and I also understand better than most of these commentators the potential costs of an expansionist Russia.  In 1985, I faced the satellite states of the USSR across the border frontier of walls, fences, minefields, razor wire, machine-guns, sentries, and the ever-present watchful eyes of surveillance from the East.  I was also there in 1989 when the wall came down, and in my estimation, West Germany too quickly embarked on the path to re-unification with their Eastern kin.  I watched in stunned silence as Western politicians ignored the potential dangers of unilateral disarmament in pursuit of phantom “peace dividends” through the 1990s.  I watched as these same leaders launched an assault on Yugoslavia under the banner of “peace-keeping” whilst pretending Slobodan Milosevic was Adolph Hitler, and enforcing a partitioning of that country, creating new states out of the remains of that nation.  I watched as the post-9/11 United States carried on one war, and launched another in pursuit of Weapons of Mass Destruction.  All of this I’ve watched, but never has any member of our government answered any of my questions or listened to my complaints.  Instead, they ruled without reference to the opinions or desires of the American people, but now they’ve placed us to be in position to fight a war potentially worse than any of us have ever known.  They are making their case using our emotions against us, but I’m having none of it.  If there’s something the American government must do, I can tell you what it should do, but also what it mustn’t do.  The answer to their current taste for war must be a resounding “no.”  Instead, if we believe the intentions of Russia to expand Westward are genuine, we must draw a new red line, but this time, we must prepare to enforce it.

Ukraine is not a member of NATO, and it doesn’t have any particular treaty obligations from or to the United States.  Like every other American, I look at the imagery coming out of Ukraine, and I feel badly for the position in which the people of Ukraine now find themselves.  On the other hand, Ukraine is not formally our ally, and despite the fact that our leaders over the last two decades have used our wealth to get them to carry out policies in their country that our corrupt leaders may have liked, they are not entitled to the defense of their country by the people of the United States.  It’s really as simple as that.  Ukraine is not a vital strategic interest for the United States.  For Ukraine, that’s the unfortunate truth.  All the rest is kaffee klatsch nonsense.

For those on the other side of this debate who claim that Russia is intent on expansionist designs, and that they should be stopped in Ukraine, I must dispute their assertion.  The answer for NATO, if we believe that Putin is building a new and improved Soviet State is not to defend Ukraine, which is now effectively lost, but is instead to begin building our defenses in the neighboring NATO states, to an extent and with a fervor that Vladimir Putin would never dream of crossing a new line that we should make unmistakably and indelibly red.  NATO has already shown itself to be unable and unwilling to defend much of anything, and it has fallen into disrepair on a scale that would be embarrassing if their leaders had any sort of conscience at all.  If you want to stand Putin down and limit his expansionism, then the way to do it is to immediately require all members of NATO to contribute four percent of their GDPs to the alliance, which would be a doubling of their current commitment that many are not now meeting.  Other defense spending should not be counted in that number.  When Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Poland, and all the smaller members of NATO along with the United States begin such a campaign to strengthen their defenses, training-up their forces, and conducting large joint-force training missions on a theatre-wide scale, it is very likely that Putin will stay put and go Westward no further.

Missile defense in the West must become a thorough priority.  The securing of shipping lanes and air-transport routes must become the norm instead of the exception.  We ought to be ramping-up a cold-war style notion of isolating the Russians, but also the Chinese Communists in Beijing, in precisely the same way we had done during the Cold War.  Yes, if we believe there is a real threat of expansionism on the part of Russia, then we must take the same sorts of steps that we had done for nearly one-half century.  This is not irrational, because if the threat is real, then this is the way we will ultimately be required to answer it in any case.  We cannot simply insert ourselves into the battle space of Ukraine, at this late date, expecting anything but the worst possible outcomes.  Russia may not be the Soviet Union, but it is still a lethal potential adversary, and its strategic nuclear arms have few parallels.

If the United States or one of its NATO allies, acting as proxies, should instigate a war with Russia through clear involvement in Ukraine, it would be an invitation to a catastrophe far worse than the one now playing-out on the ground in Ukraine.  Volodymyr Zelenskiy complained bitterly that this is all simply rhetoric, and that rhetoric cannot save his country.  It’s a very tardy realization from a man who’s been accepting rhetorical flurries as assurances from Western leaders, particularly from the United States.  He should have realized while conducting offensive operations against ethnic Russians in the Eastern provinces of his country, that at some point, as his government continued to poke the bear, the Russians were going to enter to find out if Washington DC’s substance matched its bellicose assurances to Kiev.  Those assurances were as empty as the treaty he had failed to obtain.  He should have sought admission to NATO after stabilizing the situation in the Eastern provinces.  Instead, at Washington DC’s invitation, he pursued a quick-and-dirty admission into NATO, like the con-artists who tries to purchase an insurance policy to protect his car after he’s wrecked it.  Seeing this coming, thanks to Biden’s administration placing this knowledge into the pipeline of intelligence through Beijing, Putin didn’t wait any longer.  Europe too has told him, via the European Union, that Ukraine won’t be permitted under current circumstances to enter that body.  He’s been cut loose.

Zelenskiy is running out of negotiating time.  Once Kiev falls under sustained attack, I believe Putin will close that window.  Even now, it will be Putin’s intent to encircle that city and cut it off from reinforcements and relief.   Once that’s complete, Zelenskiy’s bargaining chips will be few.  The best he might now obtain is to come to terms with Putin’s basic demands that Ukraine recognize Crimea as part of Russia, recognize Dunetsk and Luhansk, and basically write neutrality into the Ukrainian constitution.  In the longer term, I expect Putin to grab everything East of the Dnieper River.  I now believe Zelenskiy’s best remaining option may look like the orange line in the map below, yielding most of the territory East of the Dnieper, but it doesn’t change the fact that NATO must draw a strong red line if there’s any evidence at all that Putin’s expansionist ambitions are real:

This may be the best Zelenskiy can do

Those who shriek against this notion are relying too heavily on emotion, and too little on logic.  It’s undeniably the case that Ukraine has been sacrificed by the Biden administration.  The sensible thing for Zelenskiy to do now may in fact be to sue for peace and meet Putin’s terms.  It’s a terrible blow, but he must also be circumspect.  If he drags this out, it will be the innocents who suffer.  Putin should suffer for his actions, but in truth, so should the monsters in Beijing and in Washington DC who have enabled him.  Others in the region should think a great deal about this map, and particularly the red line I’ve drawn. If Russia is really bent on expansionism, every state west of that line, from Estonia in the North to Moldova in the South must take it very seriously.  If Russian intent is really to expand once again, then no nation West of that line should take the matter lightly. There were reports on Friday evening that Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett had advised Zelenskiy to accept Putin’s terms.  This is not a message from Israel, so much as it’s a message from Washington DC.

As for people to be taken lightly, now comes the DC war-crowd of people who are Republicans and fancy themselves “hawks.” This list includes a number of Washington Republicans who do their best to keep their swampiness on the down-low in campaign seasons.  They’re in favor of providing additional air-power to Ukraine, at least insofar as they want the Polish Mig-29s transferred to Ukraine, along with air-defense missiles and other air combat related resources.  These people are stepping directly up to the line, spitting across it, and daring Putin to spit in return.  Here’s the letter:

2022-03-10-senate-republicans-ukraine-letter-to-biden

This foolishness is the sound of morons stomping their feet in order to satisfy that segment of their respective electorates who think with uninspired and imprudent simplicity that “something must be done.”  Of course, it’s mostly nonsense, but to the degree there is anything serious about it, the Biden administration will likely do nothing to pursue meeting their demands, so that in the end, they’ll be off the hook with a “Well, we tried.”  The rest of the electorate, who opposes the war, either won’t see it or will forgive it when faced with electing a Democrat instead.  It’s that thing which is preferred widely in Washington DC:  A cynical but safe play. It’s another fan-dance.

The real answer to all of this is that there’s no reason of merit to send Americans into war in Ukraine, whether over land, by sea, or in the air, and no reason to militarily poke the bear.  It could be argued at this point that providing additional aid to Ukraine merely forestalls the inevitable, or even worsens what will be the ultimate death toll.  I’m not suggesting that Ukraine surrender, but their options are expiring.  Ukraine must make the best decisions for their own country that they’re able, but with every passing hour, the moment in which their leadership is deposed by warfare accelerates.  Zelenskiy may be a personally brave man, not fearing for his own life, but surely he’s not so motivated by bravado that he doesn’t understand his actual predicament.  The West is not coming.  They’ll be just as happy if the Russians take the place over entirely, disappearing Zelenskiy into a gulag or worse.  They simply have too much dirt to hide, so that placing it out of reach and under Russian control is simply too inviting a prospect to ignore.  Who more than Joe Biden himself hopes that Ukraine will simply go away?  Hillary Clinton?

The other question about the notion of American involvement in any conflict under current leadership comes down to a serious matter that we’re confronting daily, and will continue to confront us until Joe Biden is hauled out of office, whether by election results, impeachment, indictment or by an undertaker.  It’s one thing to have a figurehead reshuffling papers and executive orders, carrying out bureaucratic tragedies, but it’s something else again to have him conducting a war.  Troops in the field need to have confidence that their chain of command is complete, in good order, and of sound mind (politics aside,) but it’s entirely clear that this man is not capable of wartime command.  Frankly, neither is Kamala, nor is Barack Obama who is orchestrating all of this from his various bunkers and basements, whether in the Martha’s Vineyard, in DC, Hawaii or some billionaire’s yacht.  There is no situation under which the United States should seek combat of any kind while this man remains in power.  He’s simply not capable of it, and as a largely illegitimate president(one can claim otherwise, but that makes of them a liar or a dolt,) who has great difficulty conducting a press conference, there’s no situation in which he should be commanding the Armed Forces of the United States in time of war.  To send troops into harm’s way under such a commander-in-chief is an abominable idea, and I thoroughly condemn the advocacy of any notion to the contrary.  Only in such circumstance as the United States comes under direct attack should this man be in command of anything, and should it come to that, may God (or whomever you may worship) have mercy on your soul.

If we believe the threat of Russian expansionism is real, then we must begin immediately to act to stop it.  Our opposition must be relentless: We must arm the West as though we intend to actually fight to stop it, and we must remember that China and Iran must be included in any containment strategy.  These are every bit as dangerous to our nation and our way of life as Russia, and we mustn’t make any pretense to the contrary.  Even now, China is warning that the US shouldn’t seek to create a NATO-like organization in the Western Pacific, but that is precisely what we should be doing.  We should be getting together with South Korea, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan for exactly those purposes.  In Europe, our red line must now become bold, but it must be drawn along Ukraine’s Western border.  Moldova, which has applied reportedly for membership in the EU ought to be offered the umbrella of NATO if the other members can now agree, and their Eastern border must be muscled-up as soon as possible.  Their time is already running-out, if expansion of Russia is the goal.  The fact that we’re not now looking ahead as to how we can strengthen NATO makes me question the claims of worry over Russian expansionism.  After all, if we really believe this is the intention of Russia, then we should be acting as though Moldova is the next step.  It should also be the case that if we believe that this is what Russia intends, we must immediately withdraw from negotiations with Iran in which Russia is acting as a deal broker.

Naturally, I don’t think that there’s any way the Biden administration will withdraw from these talks, just as I don’t believe they intend to stop Russia.  The real Russian Collusion is the Iran deal(JCPoA,) and it is the most important thing(to them) in which the Biden administration has been engaged since the beginning of the administration.  As long as they’re on the hook for that deal, they’re not going to make any real demands to or provocations against Putin’s Russia.  We’re being betrayed by the regime in Washington DC, and this fact more than any should turn Americans away from war on behalf of Ukraine.  Instead, if you want to direct your ire and bellicose denunciations at the real tyrants driving-up your oil prices in ways no other enemy could match, I can tell you their famous address: 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

It’s even on google maps…

 

Real Scandal About US-Funded Biolabs in Ukraine

Friday, March 11th, 2022
Biolabs abroad operate under less oversight and regulation, often in secret

There’s a good deal of misinformation and pure propaganda flying around in mainstream and social media.  In the mainstream media, the propaganda is mostly an effort to minimize and dismiss the Ukraine biolabs, while in social media, there’s been a bit of Russian propaganda injected into this story.  On balance, however, it’s clear there’s a serious problem.  When Victoria Nuland said in her testimony that they hoped to secure the biological agents and materials in Ukraine before Russia could get their hands on them,  this seemed to conflict with the narrative that the materials were all former Soviet biological warfare materials that were being disposed or otherwise made inert under a US initiative.  The problem with that is: If they are all former Soviet materials, then why would Russia be trying to get their hands on things they likely already have, and if the US involvement was limited to upgrading the labs in order to help dispose of these materials, why have they taken over seventeen years to do so, and why is this destruction not yet complete?  The other problem is that they continue to stress the difference between a “biolab” and a “bioweapons lab” as if this is some insurmountable gulf.  It isn’t, and in truth, the only difference between the two is a simple matter of intentions: What is your operational purpose for this sort of research and experimentation?  The answer is that in truth, despite the dishonest narrative in media, the two are veritably interchangeable.  There is no effective difference in the physical equipment or the way such materials are handled.  Now come the Russians to the UN Security Council demanding answers. The real scandal where Americans should be concerned lies in the fact that we’re funding these labs in secret, with little oversight or regulation, and we’re doing this overseas often because it would be illegal to carry out this research in the United States, or because regulatory costs would make it impossible.

One of the things I’ve long advocated is that the US need pass a law that applies to all agencies, departments, and contractors, as well as politicians and executive officers of the United States government:  We must forbid our government from farming-out work, experimentation, and other dangerous and immoral things to organizations operating on foreign soil in order to avoid US law.  We’ve seen this with experimentation with animals that would be too cruel to pass muster under US law farmed out to overseas labs.  There have been many cases of US intelligence agencies using “black sites” overseas to carry out “enhanced interrogations”(torture.)  As it now turns out, the US DoD along with other agencies of the US federal government may be using foreign sites to avoid oversight as they carry out experimentation in these “biolabs” abroad that would never be permitted on US soil.  There is a reason Fauci sent the money to EcoHealth Alliance that in turn gave funding to the Wuhan Institute of Virology, and it was all about getting around US laws or executive orders against US “gain of function” research.

This is why I was surprised to learn of the existence of labs in Ukraine, or in the US involvement in them.  We need real accountability.  For all we know, the COVID outbreak that began in 2019 was the result of a release of a virus, whether accidentally or not, from a lab conducting research abroad that the US taxpayer had funded.  Who’s the war criminal now?  We must prohibit these sorts of activities to our government, and we must prohibit our government from using agents, organizations, facilities and unaffiliated individuals from carrying out these sorts of activities abroad with US funding.   Otherwise, at some future date, we’re going to find that the American people are on the hook for war crimes too ghastly to imagine.  What is made plain by all of this is that the US Government has been engaged in many things abroad that US law would otherwise forbid or strongly regulate on US soil.  It’s a way for them to traffic in illegal research while maintaining at least a modicum of official, lawful deniability.  This is little different from how the government uses large corporations to carry out censorship on their behalf, leaving the blame with the corporations who are free to act as they please, but who are effectively carrying out the will of people in government.  This speaks to the incredible growth and reach of government, and the complete lack of accountability there’s been for decades.  Even if we were to imagine that the intentions behind the biolabs in Ukraine were perfectly good, that still ignores the other problem:  Does it take two decades or more to dispose of biological materials?  We must get control of this government and punish those responsible.

The Crisis of Truth in Ukraine

Thursday, March 10th, 2022

What don’t they want us to see?

One of the problems you face in trying to discern what’s going on in Ukraine is the almost complete black-out of facts on the ground.  We’re simply not getting much information, and while we get reports of things that happen, many times, too frequently in fact, these reports are later debunked or revised in such a way as to make what’s really going on very murky and unintelligible.  On Wednesday, there was a report of a maternity ward in a hospital being struck by the Russians.  I’ve heard no follow-up reports, but I don’t consider the story factual until I see some sort of confirmation that it’s real.  We’ve all been burned too many times already in this conflict, by ridiculous fake news, almost all of it either for the Ukrainians, or against the Russians.  “Snake Island,” “Ghost of Kiev,” “I don’t need a ride, I need ammo,” “radiation leaks,” and on and on.  The number of false stories coming out of this conflict, combined with the complete lack of solid information on casualty counts on either side suggests a number of things to me, and all of it is that the gas-lighting is on an epic scale.  There’s no truth in any of this. On Wednesday, Bongino referred to the problem as a “Crisis of Truth.” It’s worse than that. We have a crisis of facts, due to a stunning lack of them.  Do we know the truth?  No.  Can we know the truth?  I don’t know, and I don’t believe anybody else in the West can tell you otherwise.  I’m going to tell you what I think is happening, and what may happen. I’m also going to tell you why I think it’s happening.  These are not facts, but they are educated guesses based on the slim facts we have.

Russia is grinding it out.  Things are not going easily for Russia, but unless something else changes markedly, they’re going to defeat the Ukrainians.  The invaders have all the material, manpower, and technological advantages.  Even Ukraine’s planes are aging Russian models.  Russia largely controls the avenues of approach into Ukraine, except in the most extreme West of the country, but again, the ability to move any substantial amount of supplies or war materials into Ukraine from the West will be severely hampered.  Russia clearly controls the areas along the Black Sea coast, so there’s no material by ship that’s going to make it in.  Even now, it seems the latest disposition maps I’ve seen suggest that Russia is slowly encircling the major cities, and the area East of the Dnieper River seems to be almost entirely in Russian control. Since this region is a majority-Russian-speaking populace, it seems as though Putin may have an increasingly firmer grip. In the far North, we know Putin already shares control of the Chernobyl nuclear plant site with the Ukrainians, just as he does now at the large power plant in the center of the country, the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, located on the Dnieper River.

From the Russian perspective, securing the nuclear sites makes a good deal of sense.  Preventing saboteurs from turning nuclear plants into gargantuan dirty bombs is an important task any invader would be likely to undertake.  One would also expect that if the invaders intended to restore normalcy to an area after pacifying an area, they wouldn’t want to wreck the entire electric infrastructure.  Reports from other areas in the country likewise suggest that the Russian forces may be avoiding unnecessary damage to infrastructure, again suggesting they intend to restore normalcy quickly rather than over decades. This very much flies in the face of the narrative that Putin is a mad-dog wild-man intent upon razing Ukraine utterly to the ground.

Reports now suggest that upwards of two million Ukrainians have fled the country, most for refuge in Poland.  Ukraine forces are under-equipped, and highly demoralized.  Worse, some portion of their forces may have been encircled or nearly encircled in the Eastern section of the country.  On the other hand, the Ukrainians are fighting a defensive war, which means they have the advantage on the turf they still hold.

The issue that came to a head on Wednesday is the matter of biolabs in Ukraine.  There had been a fair amount of rumor-mill level information circulating around the Internet that suggested there were bio-warfare labs in Ukraine, and that Putin was going after them.  Let me try to clear the air on this, since certain conservative hosts seem not to grasp any of this material, while others at least recognize the implications: If there are bio-labs in Ukraine that have been handling dangerous pathogens, then Putin will certainly be able to make the claim, a la “Weapons of Mass Destruction” that he had a right to pre-emptively attack Ukraine to reduce/eliminate the threat.  What could the United States possibly say in opposition? “But Bruh, we’re the good guys…

There are those who have claimed, on behalf of the US government, that these labs are of a defensive purpose only, but let me be more honest: If you have the sort of research labs that’s handling Anthrax, you can just as easily weaponize your research products as not.  More, there’s information that one of the labs was collecting genetic material in which they were seeking only white Russian RNA for experimentation.  Why would a lab in Ukraine do that? That doesn’t sound innocent at all, and once you realize that the US Department of Defense was involved, one can’t understate the potentially diabolical nature of such research.  The fact that Victoria Nuland claims they’re now concerned about the disposition of the labs, and imputing a Russian offensive intent to capturing the labs suggests to me there’s something nefarious that has been going on in Ukraine.  Fifteen of these labs throughout Ukraine were being funded by DoD to at least some degree.  If, and I stress the IF, this turns out to be a collection of real biolabs with weaponization capabilities, then Russia has a legitimate claim that the United States was funding bioweapons on their border, and this would make US the bad guys. I cannot tell you how thoroughly disgusted I am with all of this.  These people, who funded the labs with our tax dollars, all of them, each and every one, needs to go to jail if there is any evidence of weaponization and weapons research for several reasons. First, that would violate the 1972/75 Biological Weapons Conventions. Second, it would likely violate US law.  Third, it could be seen as an act of war or certainly provocation of one.

The other thing I’ve been hearing reports from Ukraine include the fact that the Ukrainian forces are making combat emplacements among civilian homes and facilities in order to stymie Russian advances, knowing Russia is attempting to avoid civilian casualties.  The Russians have been making announcements in some areas, warning civilians to stay out of certain areas in which they intend to attack.  If the story of Ukrainian forces sheltering among or placing weapons among civilians turns out to be true, they are guilty of war crimes by using civilians as shields.

As for the role of the United States in the overall crisis, the following has become undeniably clear:

  • They don’t want to stop Putin yet…They may be looking for an opportunity to set-up Putin with a nuclear, biological, or chemical false flag
  • They will not provide Ukraine any significant weapons of self-defense
  • They’re happy to try to goad other NATO members into stepping into provocative territory
  • They want Putin gone, but they still need his help with the Iran deal
  • If they can’t control Zelenskiy themselves, they’ll happily cut him loose to the fate Russians have in store, if they don’t whack him themselves

One of the other things that’s really beginning to cause my eyebrows to raise is the lack of statistical data on the dead and wounded.  We received reports of incidents here and there, but isn’t it odd that the same media that kept a ticker on dead Americans in Iraq, and deaths and infections from COVID (but only while Trump was in office,) are suddenly disinterested in the statistics? One would think that if it’s all as brutal as we’ve been told, there’d be some sort of, dare I say it, “body count” for either side.  Instead, there’s nothing of the sort.  Given all the coverage of wars I’ve witnessed going all the way back to Vietnam, blaring announcers in grave voices stating the hard and ugly results of war in numerical terms has been a feature for as long as I can remember, until now.  Why should today be different, suddenly?  They ordinarily use these statistics to horrify us and to turn us against whichever war is being prosecuted at the time.  Why are they treating Ukraine differently?  It’s not that I’m a ghoul, but one of the unmistakable evidences of war is the grim reality of the wounded and the dead, and media has been only too willing to show them to us in the past.  I find it highly suspicious that we’re not being shown any of that in the war today.

More and more, as I listen to the coverage, I’ve come to wonder if we’re even given enough information to discern the truth on our own.  Ordinarily, the media gives us just enough to be able to figure out what’s going on, even if they lie entirely about an event’s actual meaning, as is their custom. Now, we get none of this. We get grainy footage, blurred by motion, or static pictures in which nothing is going on, and at most, we’re looking at an aftermath of something, but what happened there and who did it is obscured by time.  What we don’t get is any live footage of ongoing combat. The closest we get is something like an artillery piece, or other long-range or indirect fire weapon firing, with no context about where it’s occurring or what the target of the artillery fire might be.  Where are the media embeds with their satellite up-links?  In the modern context, this “coverage” simply isn’t.  They’ve also cut off all Russian media, so there’s no counterpoint of any kind, and no real-time footage coming from them either. The lack of video of the fighting give me the same feeling I had in the wake of January 6th when the Capitol Police would release little camera footage from among the 14,000 hours they had captured.  Why would you conceal it?

On the Ukrainian side of things, we now have the spectacle of President Zelenskiy accusing the West of doing nothing, which in some ways is definitely true, but what is galling to me is his demands that the West come to his aid.  Here is the spectacle of a beggar waving his fist at those he would have provide him charity.   When asked about the danger of escalation, he remarks that any such dangers are unknown or unknowable, and with that, we should simply ignore the risk.  At least for me, there’s something offensive about a country’s leader telling Americans that they’re to blame, and that he’s not worried about the blowback from any escalation on our country.  It’s just a little bit galling.  We’ve already provided much more support over the years than I would have approved, had I been given a choice. (Of course, that sentiment applies to many more nations than Ukraine.)  Here’s video from an interview by Sky News:

The accusations flying back and forth over the biolabs situation has not abated, and Psaki issued a blanket denial of US involvement in bioweapons labs in Ukraine, and called Russian and Chinese accusations of this “conspiracy theories.’  When Jen Psaki says a narrative is a “conspiracy theory,” you can be virtually certain that the opposite is true:

I think this is made plain, at least in part, by Victoria Nuland’s own remarks to Senator Rubio on Tuesday.  I’ll re-post the video here:

Notice that Nuland says there are concerns that these biological materials could fall into Russian hands?  Why would there be concern if there’s nothing dangerous there, as Psaki later claimed?

The question for Americans is rightly: Who’s lying?  It’s not a question any longer of whether you’re being fed lies.  The question is: Among all the liars involved, which of them is currently lying to you?  Maybe all of them are liars to some degree.  We can’t know, but the very fact that we need to speculate underlines the problem.  I don’t trust any of these people.  As I covered earlier, people I’ve trusted for a long time are now unreliable.  From the point of view of somebody covering this story, it’s a catastrophe.  There’s no way to know anything with certainty, and at least for the moment, it’s being kept that way. This crisis of facts is the underpinning of Bongino’s “Crisis of Truth,” and I see no evidence of the crisis relenting.

 

 

 

 

The Enemy Is Here

Wednesday, March 9th, 2022

One needn’t go abroad to find our most lethal enemies…

It’s no longer a matter of debate.  The media and the US federal government are now the enemy of the American people.  They’ve colluded to lie to you about virtually everything.  Still more in would-be conservative media have apparently unwittingly walked into the trap, and have added themselves to the media and government propaganda machine.  You’re being scammed.  They created a false narrative about Ukraine.  They created a false narrative even about Putin.  They created a false narrative(still under construction) about their new Iran deal(JCPoAv2.)  All of this is being done without the consent of the American people.  Instead, they punish you in their alleged efforts to punish Putin.  If the American people had an idea what is happening to them, rather than sanctioning Russia or anybody else overseas, the American people would levy sanctions against their own government.  You can go around the world seeking out enemies to conquer, but the truth in 2022 is that if you’re a citizen of the United States, living in America as you always have, your truest and most lethal enemy is inside the DC beltway, and in the high-rises of Manhattan.  Don’t go looking elsewhere for the enemy laying siege to you.  The enemy is here. Their war is against you.

Some number of the American people haven’t been fooled. They get it. They understand that almost nothing they’re being told is true. Consider some of the lies you have been told in just the last few days:

The cause of the inflation and fuel price increases is Ukraine, and Russia’s invasion of it. Is this true?

Retail Gasoline Price Rises since Biden’s Inauguration

While it’s clearly true that we’ve had roughly $0.70 gain in prices since Putin invaded Ukraine, we saw nearly $1.50 in price increases prior to the invasion since Biden was inaugurated but before the invasion. So around sixty-five percent of the price increases in fuels is all on Biden.

You were told that Zelenskiy said “I don’t need a ride, I need ammunition.”  We now know that was a fabrication.

We were told two weeks ago that the idea that there were Bio-Labs handling dangerous antigens in Ukraine with which we had been working was a fabrication and conspiracy theory, but yesterday, we learned that this too was a lie, but worse, they’re going to try to flip the script on Putin and Russia. Victoria Nuland should thank DeepState Little Marco for the assist:


This quote from Victoria Nuland needs to burn into your brain as though from a cattle branding-iron:

“…it is classic Russian technique to blame on the other guy what they’re planning to do themselves.”

This is what the DC Mafia does. We watched them do this to Trump for more than five years.  We’ve seen it repeatedly, and here they are using it on Putin, but also against us.  You should begin to get the idea by now that there’s nothing about which these people in Washington DC won’t lie.  We are the intended targets of the lies, and as I explained yesterday, part of this plot is focused on getting you and your congressional representatives to go along with their new Iran Nuclear Deal, known as JCPoA.  We still don’t know why they are so desperate for this new deal, just as they were desperate for the original. It remains the question of our time. All that can be said with certainty is that they are driving all of this, and that they’re lying to us about every bit of it.

Consider the Polish fighter jets story.  Initially, we were told the government of Poland might be willing to give up their Mig-29s to Ukraine, but immediately, that government came out to say that they would not, because it would be an escalation they would just as soon avoid.  The pressure was put on them to do so, so instead, what the government of Poland did was to say, effectively, “Fine, you want the Mig-29s, we’ll relinquish them to the United States, and fly them to a base in Germany for you, and you can do with them as you will, but we’ll need replacement F-16s.” Our DoD immediately came out to quash this because we apparently don’t now have sufficient F-16s for our own needs, and therefore have none to spare to Poland.  The problem in all of this is that we wanted the government of Poland to provide them directly to Ukraine, but what Poland wisely did was to get the monkey off of their backs and put it on ours, effectively putting the United States in the position to decide whether to escalate this conflict.  Poland wasn’t going to be blamed if an East-West shooting war erupted.  Your own government, the government of the United States, was more than willing to have Poland instigate a shooting war, but the US government doesn’t wish to be seen as instigating it themselves.

I said before that I believe the American people are wising-up to this, and I still believe this is true, but the problem is that they’re awakening too slowly. At this rate, by the time they figure it out, and become resolved to do what must be done, it’s likely to be too late.  Either the DC Mafia will have walked us into a nuclear war, or the economy will be so ravaged that most of us will never recover. Certainly, we have enemies of every description around the globe, but the enemy most lethal to the American people and their way of life resides in Washington DC.  The enemy is here.

The hour is late, yet still I fundamentally place my hope in the good sense of the American people.

 

 

 

Russia Shockingly Accuses US DoD of Operating BioWeapons Labs on its Doorstep in Ukraine

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022

Map of alleged Bio-Labs in Ukraine

Rumors have been circulated widely around the Internet since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine that one of Vladimir Putin’s purposes wat the destruction and removal of alleged bioweapons laboratories across Ukraine. I had initially dismissed this as part of a Russian disinformation campaign being carried out and employed against those predisposed to distrust Washington DC’s motives.  Kyle Becker of beckernews.com ran a story on Monday highlighting what are now claims made by the Russian government that they are uncovering precisely such facilities.  As Becker’s article points out, the Department of Defense admits being engaged with laboratories in Ukraine that handle some very dangerous infectious diseases, including Anthrax, to name one most people will recognize. Some of these sites are published on a map on the US Embassy’s website in Ukraine, seeming to confirm US knowledge of the existence of BioLabs. The Defense Department says its engagement there is part of their Bioweapons Threat Reduction Program, and under that program, they’ve provided assistance in upgrading the labs, allegedly for safety reasons.  Becker notes that Foreign Minister Lavrov’s accusations may indeed be part of a propaganda campaign, but the question remains as to the degree of US involvement and the nature of the ongoing research in these facilities.  It’s clear that Russia intends to play the “WMD” card, but what remains in question is whether these labs actually serve a demilitarized, peaceful purpose, and if Russia is simply seizing upon these labs as justification for their actions in Ukraine.

As Becker observes somewhat wryly, however, “Bioweapons threat reduction” was the same excuse at the heart of our involvement in the Chinese Wuhan Institute of Virology, and we all have some idea of how that turned out. Whether there is any actual fire in this case remains unclear, but there certainly is at least some smoke.  I understand the concept of threat reduction, but I also know the DoD has been known to employ some smokescreens in such matters.  It would be truly ironic and damaging if it turned out that these labs had handled materials and conducted research that could be fit within the general sphere of bioweapons research.  It’s at this point that I would remind readers about the interactions between Rosemont Seneca and EcoHealth Alliance. Could the US be involved in something unseemly in this field in Ukraine?  At this point, I don’t believe we have enough evidence to say with certainty, but as a friend is often heard to remind me about such things, “if there is any doubt, there is no doubt.” It’s a sentiment born more of a general experience with government and politics that takes a pessimistic view of those endeavors and the people engaged in them, but it’s often not far off the mark. In any event, this is an example of why the American people are right to doubt everything they’re being told, whether parties to the war in Ukraine, or by their own government and media.

 

More Lies: Zelenskiy “Fight is Here” Was Never Said

Monday, March 7th, 2022

Zelenskiy visits rebellion’s front lines in 2019…(AFP)

The propaganda coming from our mainstream media is worse than one might ordinarily imagine.  Yes, we should expect propaganda to come out of both Russia and Ukraine in the middle of war, but we’re smart to give it time to soak before we accept it at face value.  Now it’s been revealed that Volodymyr Zelenskiy never actually said that quote that has been widely attributed to him.  The original source for the quote “The fight is here; I need ammunition, not a ride,” turns out to have been an anonymous “senior American intelligence officer.”  The Washington Post noticed this very thin sourcing, but Summit News did a little more digging. This is what they found.

We’re surrounded by media liars, and people feeding the liars in media. They all have an agenda that isn’t the truth, or your best interests.  We need to be very discerning, and our default setting must be one of intense skepticism.  As I reported earlier, allegedly conservative FoxNews and Newsmax have been caught carrying the DC Mafia’s water, so the number of “trusted” sources of information has rapidly dwindled.  Folks, we need to become the news.  Our own discernment is all that remains to protect us from disinformation, misinformation, fake news, and flat-out lies. As I explained last week, just as politics no longer ends at the water’s edge, neither do the lies.

The Question of Our Time

Monday, March 7th, 2022
How did Putin bring Iran into the Middle of Ukraine?

Given what we’ve learned in the last week(here, here, and here,) it’s time to stop and take stock of the situation.  I confess that there are missing data-points, and information I do not now possess, so that in large measure, we are left to fill in the blanks with speculative “best guesses.”  I’m generally uncomfortable with wild-ass guessing, but I think we can speculate a bit without resorting to madness. First, let us summarize the things we know, and have known for a time, and also consider events we’ve all witnessed. There’s one overriding question, like the missing piece of a jigsaw puzzle, that prevents full understanding of what we’re seeing play out in the events of today.  It is the question that has been dominating my thoughts since learning of the fact that the Biden Administration has engaged the Russians to negotiate with the Iranians for a new deal on behalf of the United States. By this mechanism, Putin has managed to bring Iran into the middle of Ukraine.  What gives him the power to do that?

Let us consider what we know the DC Mafia has done:

  • They overthrew Gaddafi in Libya. They abandoned our people on the ground in Benghazi.
  • They funded and equipped a violent coup d’etat in 2014 in Ukraine.
  • They used Ukraine as their money-laundry, or at least one of them.
  • They permitted Russia to take Crimea without any significant opposition.
  • They created the first JCPoA in 2015, implementing it in 2016, including the infamous pallets of cash and billions more electronically to Iran.
  • They concocted a Russia narrative in order to try to defeat, and then undermine Trump in 2016 and onward.
  • They used their concocted narrative to confound Trump with a phony investigation(Mueller probe.)
  • They impeached Trump in 2019 with another concocted narrative, this time using Ukraine.
  • They used COVID to wreck the economy in 2020, an election year.
  • They used riots in 2020 to create further anti-Trump chaos.
  • They rigged the kidnapping plot of Governor Whitmer in 2020.
  • They used lawfare to rig the elections in key states, and may have used electronic means as well.
  • They stole the election using massive fraud.
  • They set-up the “insurrection” using stooges and Antifa fake patriots at the Capitol.
  • They used this as the pretense to impeach Trump again.
  • They created their fraudulent Jan6th ‘unselect’ Committee to create more investigatory buzz.
  • They rigged the census results to steal at least one seat from Texas, and perhaps one from Florida.
  • They gave us a disastrous withdrawal in Afghanistan. Looks like a bungle but was intentional.
  • They entered into new negotiations with Iran, using Russia as their agents, and bringing Russia in on the overall deal.
  • They shared information with China that they told Ukraine they could enter NATO, knowing the Chinese would share with Russia.

These are just the things that come quickly to mind, and that I can tick off, from the top of my head. There are many more pieces one can wedge into this list. What strikes me about it all is the question: Why? Why are they so desperate to make a new deal with Iran? They were so intent on pushing the original deal through that they ignored the constitution, pretended it wasn’t a treaty, and Bob Corker crafted a bill they could shove through the Senate. It never went through the required constitutional process for a treaty. The whole thing was a cooked-up con-job, and it had far more than just Democrats backing it. This was the whole miserable swamp’s doing. They definitely intend to push it through again, and they’re going to do it before this coming election lest they lose the ability.  They’ll stop at nothing, and this is the question we must answer.

Why are they so intent on getting a new Iran deal through?  What did the first deal get them for our billions of dollars, including the pallets of cash? From where I sit, it looks like they’re paying Iran for something.  What does Iran have that they want?

Now add a new data-point somebody just threw over the transom:

Isn’t that special? Just as I suggested previously, they don’t care how Zelenskiy goes, so long as he goes.  They even want to make sure that if he goes, they can place their own puppet in charge of Ukraine, or Ukraine’s recognized government in exile, or whatever form of nonsense they’re going to create to justify their next actions. Now they’re making plans for his successor. As TheLastRefuge mentioned on twitter Sunday, it might just as well be COLONEL(damnit!) Alexander Vindman. Interestingly, although he’s been portrayed as clean and pure, it turns out Zelenskiy may just be another stooge for oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky, with whom he’s had extensive business relations. Of course, the Biden administration slapped sanctions on Kolomoisky in early 2021, mostly because they want control of Zelenskiy, and going after the oligarch may be the way to do it. They figure if they can dirty up Kolomoisky and perhaps control some of his assets, they can put the squeeze on Zelenskiy.

These people are all gangsters, which brings us back to the central question I need somebody to answer.  Why is the Biden administration so desperate for a deal with the Iranians?  What’s the driving motive?  There’s no reason on Earth this gang of control freaks would ever turn over negotiations to Russia unless they were really deep into something, and the way they’re pushing dollars around, it’s pretty clear they’re willing to pay lots of our hard-earned money for whatever it is that they want from Iran.  I think if we can figure out what it is, we’re on our way to unmasking real treason. It’s just a sense I have that nobody does all of the above for trivial or ordinary reasons. Something is afoot with Iran.  Putin holds enormous power over these people because of Iran, and they’re now becoming so desperate, they’re openly talking about regime change in Russia, and assassinating Putin.  It seems as though he really has them by the…well, you know.

Editor’s Note: If any of you have a theory, please post it in the Disqus comments.  I’d dearly love to read your ideas.  What power does Iran give Putin in his dealings with the DC Mafia?

Editor’s Note #2: This morning, some time within 30 or so minutes of this post going up, somebody managed to penetrate security on this site and blank out a critical file. That left visitors able to get to the home page, but unable to follow any links on the site, or follow links from elsewhere that led directly to this or other posts. The hosting company is investigating, and it’s been repaired, and further locked-down. It seems there’s something here that somebody doesn’t want you to see, and according to the hosting service, it’s very, very strange the way this went down.

Victoria Coates Provides Shocking New Iran Deal Scandal Analysis

Saturday, March 5th, 2022

The central issue that begs a question…

It shouldn’t be possible, but there it is. The Biden Administration is now gaslighting us all.  They’re captured by Putin.  They may not be able to ban Russian oil even if they wanted to. The Biden administration is now so desperate for a “New and Improved”(for Russia) Iran Deal, that they may have actually given away the ability to sanction Russian oil.  We’re being defrauded, and betrayed, by the DC Mafia. Again. While I was on twitter, and updating my earlier article on this story with a link to an article about the analysis of Victoria Coates, she responded directly to @ginthegin‘s reply to me on Twitter. I was astonished. This is an unbelievable scandal. The Iran Deal(JCPoA) looks like pure extortion and treason, and now Putin is using it to stop American intervention as he captures Ukraine.  Here’s the thread:

https://twitter.com/VictoriaCoates/status/1500175168341217287

Are they being deluded? Or do they know they’re being played? Are they now so desperate for a new Iran Deal that they’ll give up everything Putin demands?  What’s behind this?  What ugly stick do the Iranians wield?

Uh-oh.

So they sold us out in the Iran deal, and Ukraine is the cost. That they’re willing to do this really magnifies the question: Why are they so desperate for the new Iran Deal?  What are they hiding from the American people and the world?

So they can have their sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, or they can have their Iran Deal, but not both.  At this point, they’re clearly choosing the Iran Deal, so I repeat my question: What are they so desperate to hide from the American people and the world? What is it that Iran is giving them that they’d give up their money-laundry in the Ukraine?

Yes, I can see the Russians have them by the proverbial short-hairs.

In order to get Russia to facilitate this new Iran Deal, they had to let the Russians into the deal as one of the parties to the deal. Now there’s an “honest broker” for you.

Yes, this makes sense in every way. It explains why we aren’t pushing the Europeans on the energy aspects of this crisis.  It explains why our own sanctions have excluded energy and why the remainder of our sanctions seem tepid, ineffective, and completely unserious.

This simply means they’re so desperate for a new Iran Deal, they’ll do anything. They’ll give up anything. They’ll surrender the people of the Ukraine to the Russian monster.  What are they hiding from the American people and the world with this new Iran Deal?

Game over.  The Ukrainian people are screwed, and so are we. We have monsters running our government. There’s simply no more debate about this.  All that remains is to discover the motive: Why are they so desperate for a new Iran Deal? What’s in it for them?  What does Iran hold over these people? These traitors? I thanked Mrs. Coates for her response.

https://twitter.com/markamerica/status/1500178892241448962

Then I asked her my most burning question based on her thread:

https://twitter.com/markamerica/status/1500193206084030466

As of the time of this post, Mrs. Coates hasn’t answered.  To me, this is the biggest question in this entire scandal. Why? Why would the DC Mafia be so desperate for a new Iran Deal that they’d be willing to do all of this?  They’re willing to throw Ukraine under the bus.  They’re willing to forego serious, effective sanctions against the Russians. They’re willing to make the American energy industry suffer, and the American people with it.  In an ELECTION year, no less.  What is it that they want so badly from the Iranians?  What stick does Iran wield and hold over their heads?  What is it?  They sent pallets of cash last time.  They gave up on many large economic sanctions last time they made a deal with Iran.  What is it at the bottom of this cesspool?  What are they hiding?  You can expect that if Coates provides an answer, you will read of it here.

Levin Nearly Stumbles Into Truth About Ukraine

Saturday, March 5th, 2022

Levin lays out the initial case on March 5th 2017 for Spygate

Only one day after I reflected on Mark Levin’s amazing ability to sift through piles of mainstream media reports to assemble the hidden truth, he very nearly did it again on Friday evening’s broadcast.  He still hasn’t clarified for his audience that the claims of cluster-bombs and thermobaric bombs are unverified, unconfirmed reports, much to my chagrin, but in discussing the goings-on in Washington DC he swerved ever so close to the truth, again.  I keep hoping he’ll step back from the Ukraine story just a little farther, just enough to clear his senses and conquer his emotions.  If he does, he’s a man with the resources and skills to finally sort out the truth of this mess.  At this point, Levin should begin asking himself that question that any good lawyer must do when trying to formulate a theory of a case: What’s the motive driving the behavior of the Biden administration in Ukraine?  I believe Levin is so close to the truth that if he sets aside his emotions about Ukraine for a few moments, and sinks his teeth into all of this, it’s game over.  He’ll sniff it out, and he’ll realize that what’s happening in Ukraine isn’t purely about Ukraine or Putin at all.  That’s the side-show.  That’s the pay-off.  That’s the clean-up on aisle twelve.  He came very near to the central issue, and I hope he soon realizes it.  I believe he could very well blow the lid off of Washington DC for a generation or more. Today, at the last possible moment before the “Eureka!” that should have come, he swerved off down another emotionally-driven side issue.  He’s so maddeningly close that I almost wish he’d happen by this website.  It’s time for Mark Levin to return to his lists of facts and his prosecutorial style.

As a reminder, if you haven’t see it before, or simply need the refresher, this is what it’s like when Levin gets on one of his epic tears, here laying out the case that the Obama administration spied on Trump from Fox and Friends on March 5th, 2017, five years ago today:

The questions you must ask require that you first recognize that the Ukraine catastrophe is not an isolated event, separate and apart from all other events. I urge Mark Levin and anybody else digging into this to consider that we see all the same players involved in all of these matters, from Ukraine during the Obama administration, to the Russia Hoax of the Trump campaign, to SpyGate that extended into the Trump administration, the “Mueller Probe,” the first impeachment, the January 6th event, the second impeachment, and the election theft of 2020.  What’s conspicuous by its absence from this list, that we ought not to omit?  Once we add it to the list, the smoke begins to clear, and it all begins to make more sense:  The Iran Nuclear Deal.  Remember that the Iran Nuclear Deal was only made possible by a sell-out Republican Senator from Tennessee, Bob Corker(RINO,) who concocted a bill that allowed the Senate to bypass the treaty clause of the constitution, ignoring the necessity for a two-thirds vote for its ratification. Combine it all with the situation in Ukraine, and the behaviors of the Biden administration, and it all makes so much more sense.

I won’t tell you that I have all the details, but instead, I’m going to paint a broad-strokes picture.  It would take somebody like a Levin to assemble a clearer picture, and indeed, today, Mark Levin provided another piece of the puzzle.  He is so, so very close, and I believe if he returns to his dispassionate review of facts, and digs into this a bit harder, he’s going to put it together.  I can almost hear the beginnings of the percolating of connections as he covers some of the facts.  What Levin revealed is that the Biden administration is permitting the Russians to negotiate with Iran on behalf of the United States for the new nuclear deal.  Remember the pallets of cash?  There’s going to be much more. Much, much more.  Biden has made concessions to the Russians, which is why this administration won’t do anything about Ukraine.  It’s part of the deal.  This is the part Mark Levin isn’t quite guessing yet, at least not clearly.  Levin made mention of Ted Cruz’s National Security advisor, Victoria Coates.  I hope he posts a link to the paper or article from which he’s drawing this information. (Update: One of my sharpest followers on Twitter found the story here. Thanks @ginthegin! If you don’t already, give her a follow!)

There is more that stinks in Ukraine than just the money-laundering of the Obama-Clinton-Biden gang. I told you nearly one week ago that based on reports of Biden providing security intelligence to the Russians via China, that I believed this was being done purposefully because Putin is going to carry out the cleanup in Ukraine, in exchange for the ability to have his way with that beleaguered, historically corrupt former Soviet satellite.  This is the reason for the ineffective and purposefully ineffectual sanctions against Russia.  In the end, I expect the Russians to control at least the Eastern half of Ukraine, if not the whole.  This is being done with a wink and nod from the Biden administration.  Why?

What would make people of this supposed stature so desperate that they would give up their money-laundry in Ukraine?  What would make people like this yield and let the RUSSIANS(!!!!!!) carry out negotiations on behalf of the United States with Iran?  What would make them do so? Talk about “COLLUSION!”

This is speculation, but Russia would be free to discuss anything they liked with the Iranians, even things quite damaging to the Americans involved, without any worry that it would ever be disclosed.  There’s no FOIA to worry about in Russia.  There’s nothing they couldn’t hide within these negotiations. As long as the final product is something they can shove through the Congress in the next few months, the sausage-making aspects of the agreement will remain forever opaque.  The American people will never know, but Putin will have a permanent lever to use against these people. That lever will be whatever the Iranians already have, or at least knowledge of it.  I don’t know what the Iranians have on the American Political Mafia, but it’s big.  One rumor several years ago, a rumor I could not confirm, was that they had Osama bin Laden. Alive. It sounds just as fantastic now as it did then, but there was always something about the story that rang true.  Of course, an extraordinary story of that sort would require equally extraordinary evidence, so I won’t posit this as the actual dirt, but if you use it as a proxy for the kind of dirt they must have, it would require something of that magnitude to explain the behavior we’ve witnessed.

The problem is that Putin was always going to demand “cash on the barrel-head” from these people. There will be no IOUs with Putin from this gang of American political mobsters.  He needed payment up front, which meant: No sanctions of lasting consequence; any sanctions must be a functional fan-dances, but also, no interference in or substantial aid(particularly lethal) to Ukraine.  Putin is going to clean up the evidence for these “DeepState” players, but the price is that he gets Ukraine, and who knows what else, ultimately.  They pretend Putin’s insane.  That’s misdirection and misinformation: He’s as coldly calculating as he’s ever been. He’s still a murderer, but right now, he’s their contract-killer.

Why? Why would they give up all of this?  In part, the answer lies in the clean-up Putin is doing, but the greater will be in the clean-up he’s doing for them on the new Iran Deal he’s negotiating on their behalf.  Levin has the first part of this figured out.  He sees that the reason the Biden administration is doing nothing effective with respect to punishing Putin is because they’re in league with Putin.  He may not be a team-mate, precisely, but he’s a contractor. He’s a hired hit-man.  He’s behaving as their agent.  If he disappears or outright kills Zelenskiy, so much the better.  Despite what you may have heard, Zelenskiy is no angel either.  He just has better press than his predecessor, and slightly less corruption.  Rather than seeking to protect Zelenskiy, the American mobsters may very well want him taken out.

Why?  I think they’re desperate to make the new deal with Iran.  I think the reason Obama and Kerry and others spent so much time trying to talk to the Iranians during Trump’s presidency was to say “look, we’ll fix this, don’t burn us, we’ll fix it and we’ll get you greater concessions and even more cash. Just stick with us until we ditch Trump.”  Remember Obama’s world-wide private shuttle-diplomacy during Trump’s presidency?  Obama and his crew are being blackmailed by the Iranians.  For what?  They used Ukraine as a cut-out and as a money laundry.  We’ve all assumed it was for mere greed on their parts, but was it something more?  Who else was in on the grift?  The reason they had to bring Putin in was because the Iranians no longer trust the Obama-Clinton-Biden gangsters.  If you can imagine it, the Iranians consider Putin to be an “honest broker,” or at least a devil they’ll trust. He stands to gain mightily in all of this, as he’ll undoubtedly make sure Russia provides them the nuclear expertise to finally build their own nuclear-tipped ICBMs.

This is why they had to dispense with Trump.  It has to be.  Their actions were so outrageous, they pulled every string, they called in every marker, they sacrificed sleepers, and they made their play to steal the election with no regard to how obvious it would be.  They pulled in every RINO, every DeepStaters, they used their corrupt federal judges, they played all their crooked friends at DOJ, including Bill Barr.  They worked every line. Had they gotten Garland onto the Supreme Court, they’d have had this crook in the most important court.  That doesn’t mean they didn’t sneak one in anyway.

You wonder why Amy Coney Barrett and Bret Kavanaugh now look to have been dud picks?  Can you see it?  Washington DC is full of people, everywhere, and in every guise, who are on the hook with this crowd.  They played every angle.  If they’re ever discovered and proven guilty, they’re on the hook for more than election fraud.  This is treason, pure and simple.  This is their gang making war against the United States and her people.

What is it that the Iranians have on these people? That’s what really lies at the bottom of this cesspool.  If Mark Levin figures out that piece of it, and if he can substantially tie it back to the rest of these pieces, he’ll blow the lid off of it all like he did five years ago this week, when he put together the Spygate story, at least the basic guts of it.  I fear for Mark.  These people are ruthless.  They’ve killed other prominent people to hide their crimes.  If he uncovers too much, will he end up like Antonin Scalia?  (Dead in bed with a pillow over his face?  No autopsy, assumptions about his heart conditions and age, a quick cremation, and a family that looks as though they’ve been told: “Hey, everybody can be gotten-to?”)

I know this must all sound a little bit crazy, but I want you, my reader, to think carefully about what you’ve seen over the last dozen years.  Why did Lindsey Graham do a two-year stint as chairman of a committee, shifting from another when he did?  Mitch McConnell didn’t make that play accidentally.  He put Graham there to guide through nominees for a particular purpose.  It’s all very peculiar once you think about it.  Lindsey Graham’s tough-talk about Putin is a smokescreen.  The last thing he wants is Putin dead.  That was a message to Putin.  It was a signal, but not the sort you’d think based on its content.  There’s a reason Kamala is being sent to Europe again, and it has nothing to do with peace.  It has everything to do with avoiding the ever-listening ears of the NSA.  Who better than the 3rd Term of the Obama Administration to understand the capabilities of our surveillance?  It has to do with the fact that you never say over any electronic communications platform that which you do not want overheard, intercepted, or copied by anyone.

The freedom of the Ukrainian people is being sacrificed on the altar of the American political mafia that is the DC UniParty.  Putin is not a mad-man. He’s a hired gun who will be paid handsomely for his efforts.  Crimea was the first installment.  At least the Eastern half of the Ukraine will be the second installment.  Ask yourself what Rosemont Seneca was really all about.  Why did it have dealings with EcoHealth Alliance?  Ask yourself who really got paid after Rosatom secured the Uranium.  It’s the same crowd.  They’re in on all of it.  “I’ll have more flexibility after this election.”  You’re witnessing treason.

If somebody ever puts the full story together, we’re going to discover that these people are willing to see all of us reduced to glowing, irradiated ash, hopefully before they resort to that action.

As one positive note, it’s clear that Levin has finally realized that Bill Barr isn’t a good guy. Score that as a win. One of Levin’s biggest weaknesses is that he’s too easily played by the personal congeniality of these monsters, and they exploit it, and him, repeatedly.  Their real aim is ever to exploit his audience.  Dearest Mark needs to view them all as ruthless killers, smile at them, make nice, and assume they’re preparing to stick a shiv between his ribs, striking them first instead.  (Figuratively speaking, of course.)  We need Levin at the top of his analytical game, more now than ever.  Maybe this time, it will fall to somebody else to figure it all out.  There are amazingly enterprising researchers and investigators still around.  The excellent reporter Julie Kelly comes to mind.  She’s a pitbull when she sinks her teeth into a story.  Let’s hope one of them picks up the mantle if Levin fails to spot it this time. I’m still hoping Mark will put it together. He’s a sharp guy, and I think he’s really close now. It’s too simple and it would be foolishly naïve to think it’s only about the left’s normal agenda of destroying America.  It’s bigger than that, and it’s more brutally criminal than that.  These people are personally invested in seeing this through in a way that suggests they’re covering-up something much more diabolical than the usual political subterfuge.  There’s a reason Obama isn’t enjoying retirement, and it isn’t because he dreams of spending his days wrecking America from his basement in Martha’s Vineyard.  His third term is about the survival of the American political mafia, or the “Deep State,” if you prefer.  They’re all in now.  Everything is on the line. Everything.

Update: At the time I wrote this post, Levin’s show of Friday, March 4th, 2022 was not yet available on his audio rewind page. It is now. Listen here.

Update 2: How convenient: Bill Clinton announces the Clinton Global Initiative is back!  The DC Mafia won’t give up the grift.

Editor’s Note: For those who think the notion that Vladimir Putin could be “in on it” with these people is a ludicrous proposition, I’d remind you: Nothing in geopolitics is ever as it seems. Remember when Putin was loved in Hollywood? No? Remember this, from the era of Hillary’s infamous reset button:

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Swamp Gas: Ukraine Narrative Dividing Conservatives and America

Friday, March 4th, 2022

UniParty Media Goes Global

We’ve been watching this war in Ukraine for more than one week, and one of the things that’s become apparent is that there’s a clear divide among conservatives about the war.  The divide is more thorough in the media sphere, but it’s real, and neither side should discount it. On the one hand, you have the segment that I’ll call the pro-interventionists, and even there, it’s not a uniform body of opinion.  On the other hand, you have the anti-interventionists, and again, they’re not perfectly uniform in their view.  The primary cause of all of this division and confused positions arises out of one specific, underlying cause.  The first group is generally prone to accept the media reports at face value, while the second group is not.  This is the result of years of unreliable, unverified, unproven and false reports in the mainstream media, that has shown itself to be perfectly incapable of reporting straight news in the domestic arena.  This is dangerous to our movement, but more importantly to our republic.  As we’ve seen quite clearly in the last six years, the shaping of the media narrative in the media is designed to exact a specific outcome that favors the DC UniParty.  It’s that simple.  The establishment in Washington DC directs the narrative, and the media shamelessly follows along, in order to further their shared interests.  Conservatives must learn, for once and for all, that the DC establishment’s narrative and media domination does not end at the water’s edge. Swamp gas has gone global.

When you consider the media conglomerates that dominate media, what you find is that most are associated quite closely in one way or another.  This set of relationships extends far beyond American shores, as outfits like Paramount Global(Parent of CBS News, Viacom, and others) and NewsCorp(sister company of Fox Corporation and parent of Sky News and others) will quite nicely demonstrate.  NBCUniversal is a similar conglomerate, ultimately the parent of NBCNews, MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo among many others.  ABC News is part of another conglomerate owned by Disney, and naturally, CNN is owned by ATT.  The number of print and and broadcast assets under the umbrellas of the media empires constitutes much of the media you consume.  Spend five minutes chasing links from one to another on even and admittedly left-wing reference like Wikipedia, and you will quickly see the ties from one outlet to another.  Add to this the endless cross-pollination as so-called ‘journalists’ move back and forth within the span of the larger umbrella, and you begin to see the trouble.  Then consider how frequently members come from or move to politics and familial relations to politicians, and you see how corrupt this has all become.  By design, they’re all tied-in to the DC UniParty, that spreads it tentacles around the Western world.  Europe, the Americas, and Australia are all places in which these conglomerates compete and largely dominate for the news space.  This is what the media branch of our ruling mafia looks like.

What this means is that in many ways, if you’re searching for news and information, you’re unlikely to avoid the narratives being propagated throughout the DC UniParty’s sphere and reach. In fact, if you search on any of the search engines on any big story, you’re unlikely to get results in the first three or four pages of results that aren’t shaped by or directly disseminated from beneath this umbrella.  You really must go a long way outside of these to find sites and sources that do not rely entirely or almost entirely on the information, misinformation, and disinformation being spewed by these conglomerates.  It’s difficult for non-connected outlets to get noticed, particularly with outfits like Google and Bing acting as gatekeepers that will steer you back beneath the safe confines of the umbrella.

No narrative demonstrates this more thoroughly than the current DC UniParty’s narrative on Ukraine.  This narrative is almost impossible to escape, and as we’ve seen recently, even conservatives easily become ensnared by the tentacles reaching ever outward from the simmering pit of their swamp.  It’s not that they shape the news, so much as that in many cases, they’re fabricating it from whole cloth.  On Thursday night, they rushed to the news-desks and printing presses and websites with the narrative that the Ukrainian nuclear power plant at Zaporizhzhia, which caught on fire early Friday morning, had rising radiation levels. Within hours, this was all shown to be false, inasmuch as the actual fire was in an administrative building, and radiation levels from the plant were never affected.  This is the second time during the course of this war that this narrative has been spread, last week seeing a similar story focused on the plant at Chernobyl.

As I’ve been covering during the last several days, the reporting we’re seeing is almost entirely propaganda, but not from the Russians or Ukrainians as would be expected.  Instead, most all the propaganda we’re now seeing is emanating from Western media, including particularly the swamp-gassers in DC and New York.  The problem for conservatives rests with the segment of conservatives who still trust anything in media at this point.  The same media that provided all of the false narratives over the last seven years with respect to Trump, Russia, impeachments, Jan 6th, COVID, and all the other nonsense we’ve been force-fed all emanates from the same fetid, stinking, stagnant pool.

I wish there were a way to show conservatives who are still being misled that the false narratives don’t stop at the water’s edge.  There is no clean and pure media anywhere in the West, if it’s tied to this same crowd of spinmeisters.  Conservatives who understand this are refusing to go along, as they should.  Stories have now come out that Zelenskiy may in fact be as corrupt as the guy he replaced, and he’s got offshore accounts and interests as far away as Belize.  This is a fact the swamp-gassers will never tell you, because it doesn’t fit with their narrative.  The larger problem, however, is getting these conservatives still slurping-up the media narrative to understand they’re being fooled again, and by the same crowd.  Once you see it, there’s no going back, and it’s important for Americans to see it.  What I’ve heard so far of Bongino’s radio show on Friday suggests that he’s begun to see it more clearly.  Having investigated the SpyGate scandal, and indeed having written books about it, Bongino has caught scent of the swamp in all of this, and it’s important that others do too.

 

Crazy People Are Driving Us to Nuclear Catastrophe

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

This is no longer a game

The theme I’ve been circling these last few days have been about the questions we need to be asking, and for which we should demand immediate and clear answers from our government.  It’s clear that there is an element in Washington DC that desperately wants American intervention in Ukraine, and it’s fair to say that at least to some degree, they have actually engineered and precipitated the events we’re now watching unfold.  I’ve written in the past, quite sedately, that there is a segment of our government in Washington DC, and not a minority, that is composed entirely of people who would be only too happy to wipe all Americans out of existence, to rule over our ashes, if that was what would be necessary to protect their political, personal, and financial interests, as well as to protect them from the sort of exposure and prosecution they’re actually, rightfully due. These people have repeatedly and consistently acted against your interests, the interests of all Americans, while filling their pockets and corrupting the justice system in order to avoid punishment for their crimes.  All you need do is consider what they have in store for you.  Now, they’re watching Putin wreck their base of operations, from which they’ve laundered untold spoils.  They’ve become desperate, so desperate in fact that they’re now contemplating how to provoke a nuclear exchange with the Russian dictator.  They don’t care how many millions of you that they will cause to be wiped from existence, or how many will suffer in the aftermath of their war.  As they gin-up a bunch of fake polls to try to support their war, in an attempt to gain some kind of cover for what they’re planning, it’s time for you to begin speaking-up loudly.  They and their pet media need to hear from you. With no effective government that cares even slightly about our interests, We, the people, are now all we have.

The first question I think we need to address is what we’re willing to risk on behalf of the UniParty’s money laundry.  I realize there are millions of people in Ukraine, and I have great compassion for those among them who are complete innocents in all of this, which is most of them. The question before us, however, is whether we are willing to risk nuclear annihilation on behalf of their freedom.  Do we risk the literal existence of the people of the United States for the freedom of a people to whom we have no treaty obligations whatever.  In general, my thought on this is that it’s rather irresponsible for our leaders to even contemplate risking a nuclear exchange on such a basis.  It’s not a matter of compassion for the Ukrainian people, because if we’re substantially wiped from existence, our compassion won’t mean a whole Hell of a lot.  It’s also not a question of courage.  I can fight men with guns and bombs, and presumably, my government is equipped to fight men in airplanes, but there is absolutely nothing I or any American can do to repel, slow, or otherwise impede an ICBM.  Sure, we probably have some strategic defense capabilities, but it’s unlikely those cover the whole of the country. At best, they’ll protect strategic military and command targets, and perhaps the sprawl of Washington DC, and other places to which our National Command  Authorities would flee in time of strategic missile launch.  For you an I, it’s likely to be a really bad day, but mercifully, for some large number of us, the end would be sudden and quick. Those remaining alive would quickly learn about radiation sickness, blast injuries, horrific burns, and eventually, starvation and a miserable death.  Our government long ago gave up any notion of protecting or preserving any substantial number of the American people in case of such an exchange.  If you managed to survive, and avoid the vast clouds of fallout that would blanket the land, and also had some means of avoiding the ongoing radiological threats, you’ll be hard-pressed to find sufficient food, water, and shelter, and there will be sparse or no electricity at all, and it will be decades before it’s restored.  Prepare yourself to live as the frontiersmen did, with the added adventures of surviving a radiological catastrophe.

The next question we would need to ask is if we were to consider risking this, how serious(or how probable) would this risk be?  What is the chance that Vladimir Putin would launch a nuclear strike against the United States?  If the risk were zero, we’d needn’t bother with this conversation at all. We could go forward with whatever maniacal plans our leaders might formulate, safe in the knowledge that Putin wouldn’t pull the trigger, or that if he did, his “gun” would misfire or be perfectly defended. Naturally, the risk is not zero, but is it a five percent chance, or a seventy percent chance?  The media has been pushing a narrative over the last several days that Putin has become disconnected from reality, and that he’s no longer a rational actor.  Even Bongino made this remark today, effectively parroting the sentiments, inadvertently I’m sure, of Democrat analysts.  Let’s assume for the moment that Putin has gone off the rails, at least for the moment.  Do we really want to push a madman to the brink, and to what extent does that increase the probability that he’d launch.  If he’s truly irrational, and I’m not convinced that he is, such a strike might become inevitable were we to take provocative actions of the sort expressed today by Congressman Eric “FangFang” Swalwell(D-CA), who actually suggested that we should deploy our Air Force to engage Putin in combat over the disputed territory that is Ukraine.  Swalwell is calling for making war on the Russian Air Force, pretending that this is in any way different from sending in the Marines.  Not only is he an immoral wanker with the discernment of a rock, but he’s also a perfectly ignorant buffoon, yet this is the sort of advice that are running our government. (I’ll ignore for the moment that he and his friends stand to get insanely wealthy from all of this, or at least get away with absconding with all he’s already pilfered.) Congressman Adam Kinzinger(R-IL), another sick and compromised swamp demon, has advocated the US enforce a no-fly zone over Ukraine.

On the other hand, if the various assessments of Putin are wrong, and I suspect they may well be, then we face a different sort of risk. (And besides, when has our intelligence ever managed to get anything right? The collapse of the USSR surprised them, for instance. They had no idea that its collapse was imminent. They infamously failed to prevent 9/11.  They were wrong, in the main, about Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq. We could go on. And on.)  The problem is that if Putin is perfectly rational(or as rational as a dictator of his general demeaner can be,) then this may be even worse.  He may have established(almost certainly) a set of triggers in his military’s defense policy that will cause certain actions by the West to have certain responses by the Russian military.  If that’s the case, then the point for nuclear launch is already programmed.  This is a serious problem, because while we might guess about what those triggers are, and try to act to avoid them, we’ll never be certain, and if we cross the wrong line in Putin’s national defense strategy, we may ignite a cascade of actions and reactions from which there will be no return.

Tucker Carlson covered some of this on Monday evening, and in this clip, you will see the ravings of lunatic Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations.  If you missed it live, as I did, watch this segment:

All of this begs the question: What should the United States of America do?  At present, the overwhelming majority of the American people at once feel compassion for the people of Ukraine, but also do not wish to be dragged into yet another European war, particularly one in which the risks are so high, and the potential upsides for the American people are so vanishingly small.  More importantly, however, I want Americans to think very carefully about this set of facts, the same people pushing us toward a nuclear nightmare are the very people who funded a violent coup in Ukraine in 2014, concocted the entire Russia Hoax begun in 2016, impeached President Trump twice on specious grounds, and effectively conspired with Democrats to steal the election of 2020, and finally to uphold and secure that coup d’etat via the ballot box. That’s who these people are.

Why on Earth would we permit them now to herd us into a third and even more devastating, perhaps apocalyptic world war?  My title suggests that I believe these people are “crazy,” and in one sense they are.  I believe a person has to be mad beyond reckoning to so casually and thoughtless gamble with the lives of hundreds of millions of Americans, never mind the billions of people around the world who would find their world shattered should these people be permitted to carry out their intended war.  What impetus has driven them to this level of madness?  What personal peril must they feel to be willing to risk nuclear war in order to stop Putin?  Putin’s a horrible person, I think we can all roundly agree, and the people of the Ukraine deserve their freedoms, but if the world is engulfed in a nuclear war, what freedoms will they obtain?  What freedoms are possible, beyond the final freedom of the grave? Will there be any graves?  When the US and Russia and everything between becomes a funeral pyre of mushroom clouds, what freedom will we have been fighting to achieve?  What liberty will the slaughtered millions of Ukraine ever come to know?

No. The people advocating this highly irrational course must stop, or if need be, be stopped.  If they proceed on this course, we must not permit this, not by any measure or means, even if we must remove them bodily from their offices to prevent it. They now constitute a reckless danger that means they’re becoming too dangerous to the People and their nation to permit them to carry on in our name.  It is increasingly clear that we are in more danger from the lunatics in the Washington DC establishment than from any threat presently posed by Vladimir Putin.  Clearly, they have either committed crimes already, or other acts for which they seek to avoid any accountability, or they plan future actions that will be equally horrific.  Whichever the case, we cannot afford the prescriptions they now offer, because most of them lead us all invariably to the finality of a sudden and wretched death.  Our president of the United States is clearly incompetent to the office, and while it’s unlikely that his successor will be any better, we must pursue this one step at a time. Biden is clearly incapable of making such decisions, and he’s likely to be guided and steered by the sorts of maniacal loons Carlson discussed in the video above.  We must push for a 25th Amendment removal, but it’s not likely to occur, because those same advisors are the ones who would have to carry it out. At present, they’re able to steer a figurehead.  Why would they give up that sort of power?  If this fails, and it’s likely to, we’re in trouble beyond measure.  Our fates may be controlled by the people who are least concerned with our futures, or if we’re to have one at all.  I’ll leave you to ponder what are choices may come to be, but it’s clear that we must start where we can. We must contact our Senators and Congressmen, and we must make ourselves heard.  These people have managed to make of themselves the most immediately lethal threat to our national security.  They must know that we oppose our involvement, in any way, in the adventures of the maniacs apparently directing our defense policies, and while to be heard, we will need to be courteous, we must also be firm and perhaps terse in our delivery. This is not a campaign we can afford to delay. Time is short, and if these maniacs are permitted to have their way, there may be no way to rescue the situation or our world.

 

Editor’s Note: My purpose is not to cause undue alarm, and I always struggle with the decision to bring terribly troubling news to my readers. In this case, however, there’s no polite, kind, or subtle manner in which to say that which needs now to be said. I wish it were otherwise. I wish our government was such that they hadn’t engineered this looming catastrophe. I wish it, but wish in one hand… You understand my point.  We must deal with that which is, and I wish you all speed and fortune. I never thought I’d have cause to post such a thing. Whether that made me oblivious or optimistic, I cannot say, but if we should manage to somehow survive this, I shall sincerely hope to have no cause to write such things again. Go in peace, but in haste.

Caught in the Crossfire Between Empires of Lies

Monday, February 28th, 2022

Ukraine: Caught in the crossfire between empires of lies

I grew up in a large family.  All but one of us children were boys.  Like boys often do, brotherly taunts and squabbles could at time give way to furious fights.  While not unusual, the odd thing about families is that there’s a kind of cohesiveness that generally holds them together when the threats come from outside.  Though at “war” with one another as we at times seemed to be, it was nevertheless true that against outsiders, we quickly rejoined ranks to thwart the interlopers.  Right or wrong, after all, these were my brothers, and our fraternal bonds were far stronger.  Ever did we automatically take one another’s side over outsiders, often without thought and consideration, but by mere reflex of habitual fraternal loyalty. This was our brotherly version of “politics end at the water’s edge.” The problem with this, occasionally, is that at times, it led us to support brothers who may have acted badly outside our borders.  The baseline assumption was ever that our brothers were right, and this was sometimes a mistaken conclusion.  When these things happen on the scale of a family, they can be forgiven as acts of fraternal loyalty.  When they happen on the scale of nations and continents, and indeed the globe, we have a deeper responsibility to examine the actions and intentions of our own brethren.  The folly in failing to do so could be catastrophic. We Americans have been coming to grasp that our government is thoroughly corrupted, and that it bears no resemblance to the ideals it renders as a mask.  “Truth, Justice and the American way” have been replaced with “Justice and Truth are what we tell you, and that is the American way.” Is Putin’s allegation true in any measure?  He says the West, starting with the United States, has become an “Empire of Lies.”

Self-appointed President-for-Life Vladimir Putin is a professional liar.  To be in the intelligence operation of the former Soviet KGB is to act as the bodyguard of a colossal set of lies.  Make no mistake about it:  Putin is not a trustworthy man, and all of his words are laced with falsehoods, half-truths and distortions, all aimed at disarming his audience to make them easier to overwhelm.  His work truly is the province of pure information warfare, but like all such warfare, it relies on kernels and nuggets of truth.  If he were to suggest that Zelenskiy is the agent of aliens, or that Joe Biden is a failed alien-human hybrid, we’d be right to discount everything he says.  What makes some of his propaganda somewhat successful, I’m afraid, is that he attacks at our points of true weakness:  He attacks our Western governments’ most fundamental lies.  This does not mean that we should take anything he says at face value, but in examining his words, we should be careful to heed the dangerous truths he’ll happily employ to sow chaos and dissention among us.  It is those small but glaringly significant truths we must hasten to address, not in answer to the Russian dictator, but in honest and truthful appraisal of our own condition and situation.

Where the Western foreign policy and intelligence establishment is concerned, we have been an “Empire of Lies” for many years. One can go back much further in our history than the post-World War II environment to find lies, but they became systematized and ingrained beginning roughly during the Second World War.  This is when the first widespread programs of war propaganda were employed by the United States, not merely against its enemies, but particularly against its own citizens.  Remember “Rosie the Riveter?” She was a fictional character used to implore more women to join the war’s industrial workforce.  Whether it was good or bad; right or wrong, it was war propaganda deployed against the American people.  Many countries produced this sort of propaganda.  In some instances, such propaganda was disguised as “news.”  Soviet Russia was a gargantuan producer of war propaganda.  At some points in the war, propaganda and the ferocity of the fighting it inspired was their most important weapon.

Nowadays, propaganda is generally more nuanced, though outlets like PBS and NPR do their best to engage in full-time propagandization.  One way or another, it’s in everything you will see or hear from those outlets.  It’s in their news, but also in their programming for children.  It’s in everything.  Of course, the private-sector media is little different.  They tend to be somewhat less obvious, most of the time, but their messaging is polluted with propaganda of some sort virtually every minute of every day, in this case on behalf of paying customers, some governmental, but also some in the private sector.  This is how you get to the spectacle of CNN, with a huge proportion of its current sponsorship being the large pharmaceutical companies, like Pfizer.

Over the last several years, any person who pays even passing attention to the so-called “news” cannot help but notice the frequency with which stories are later shown to have been mistaken, wrong, or entirely fabricated.  Lately, it seems everything we hear in so-called mainstream media is a lie.  It’s gotten so bad that many people now assume that to get to the truth of a story, all they need do is simply turn on MSNBC and believe the exact opposite of whatever its anchors spew, and they’re not far off.  “Reverse-viewing” our mainstream media is not a bad tactic, and more people are now employing it.

What astonishes me most, however, is how many of my fellow Americans simply forget from time-to-time what it is that they’re listening to, or who actually crafted the messages they’re hearing.  A good example at this moment in history is the War in Ukraine.  How much of the “news” we’re receiving is real?  How much of it is fabrication?  Somehow, some people who are ordinarily, rightfully skeptical of our media seem to adopt the notion of fraternal suspension of doubt when we get to the water’s edge.

I will not here allege that Vladimir Putin is a “good guy.” I don’t believe that for a moment, but my own biases about the dictator aside, I must ask, if I’m to be honest:  How do I know anything at all about Putin?  How have my impressions about him been formed, and is it unusual that they’re almost uniformly bad?  Remember in 2016 when Trump made mention that Putin was a  strong leader for his country?  What Trump was stating quite factually, in the way he does, is that Putin, whatever else you might say about him, is a strong leader for his country.  Whatever else I might say of Putin, this seems to be true.  Do you remember what happened next, after Trump had made this pronouncement?  Yes, the whole world of American politicians, Republican and Democrat alike, shouted him down with a cacophonous, screeching rebuke.  The media mocked him, the late-night “comics” lambasted him, and he was roundly presented either as a rube or as a stooge.  Why?  Even if he had been wrong, surely potential voters would recognize this and turn away.  You see, the problem was that he challenged a long-nurtured, well-constructed, widely-disseminated narrative about Vladimir Putin.  That was Trump’s central offense at that moment.

It’s not that I think Putin’s right to invade Ukraine — quite the contrary — but there are some truths we must examine in our own back yard even as we confront him.  The so-called DeepState, spread across countries and continents, really is that Empire of Lies about which Putin speaks.  They lie to us systematically, and they defraud us consistently.  They use the intelligence assets for which we pay against us, and even against our President.  To call the DeepState a “cabal” is to understate its reach and influence by many orders of magnitude.  Pointing out this particular Empire of Lies does not, however, make Putin our friend.  What it should cause instead is that we seek to remove and demolish the DeepState before it can cause us a catastrophe.  It won’t make the problem with Putin disappear, but it might prevent the next one.

After all, as I covered on Sunday morning, the Biden administration, through its agents, officers and operatives, made certain that the most threatening view of Ukraine be presented to Putin.  Would Putin have invaded Ukraine had he not been led to believe its membership in NATO was imminent?  It was this same “Empire of Lies” which left him with that unambiguous perception.  We may never know how much this particular manipulation played into Putin’s actions against Ukraine, but it almost certainly didn’t help matters.

Put it another way: How many of the people now sternly denouncing Putin either have some interests of their own in Ukraine, or have clear associations with this “Empire of Lies?” Notice that even now, as the West announces more sanctions against Russia, including banning Russian banks from the SWIFT payments system, what they struggle to de-emphasize is the single word: “some.” One must read beyond the headlines in this era of entirely propagandized media narratives.  The headline blares:

US and EU ban Russian Banks from Swift system in latest sanction

What they omit from the headline is a single, but important word: “Some.” This is done to conceal from you the whole truth, by telling you a lie by omission. Many people read only headlines. Often, truths like this will be buried deep in a story, or even in a linked sub-stories.  This way, they can later have claimed to tell you the truth while trying to engineer some cheap mis/disinformation.  Clearly, Western “mainstream media” is a fully functional organ of the “Empire of Lies.” When you dig around in this story, and chase the story across many platforms, “some” gives way to “select.”  Then “select” gives way to “key.” In the end, you realize that this is a mostly symbolic ban to the degree it’s a ban at all.

This is a story of intense importance, not because Putin’s a trustworthy source, but because we already know that our own “mainstream” sources are completely unreliable. I’m not making a case on Putin’s behalf.  That’s in no way related to my point.  Putin is merely picking at a scab barely covering a deep wound of which we are already domestically aware.  That he opportunistically pecks at our wounds does not mean we should ignore them.  What I intend to provoke here is the idea that Americans should begin to doubt everything, to avoid making the error of alleged fraternal trust in our media and governments, not because we should trust Putin, but because we too easily trust our own government and media, often at our own peril.  Look how frequently and easily they’ve blatantly lied to us in recent years.  Why would this story be any different?  I’ve been scanning a variety of foreign news outlets, particularly European, and they seem, as ever, to be singing from the same basic hymnal as our own.  Take away the foreign accents and cultural differences, and the stories could have been produced just as easily by CNN or MSNBC.  Sky News, Deutsche Welle, Al Jazeera, and many others are examples.  Sometimes, your own “brother” is lying to you, and you’d do well to see it.  At this scale, the stakes are simply too great, and we cannot permit alleged familial bonds to blind us to the monsters operating happily within our own Western and American families.  While we’re quite right to doubt most anything that issues forth from Putin’s lips, we should exercise no less caution in evaluating the pronouncements of our own government and media.  They lie to us daily.  For the average citizen, this begins to take on all the appearances of a war among rival gangs of villains, with ordinary people, as ever, caught squarely in the middle.

 

Biden Administration Pushed Putin to Invade

Sunday, February 27th, 2022

He really DID do that!

It’s a story that could have been pulled from the pages of a Tom Clancy novel, except this isn’t fiction. As I suspected, the messaging of the Biden administration over the last several months has seemed at times either to goad or provoke a hostile reaction from Russia’s President-for-Life, Vladimir Putin.  It was no secret that Putin had designs on much of Eastern Europe, and to the degree he’s been able, he has managed to infiltrate the countries in the region, setting up puppets or regimes very friendly to his purposes.  When President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was elected, Putin was very unhappy, because it appeared Zelenskiy might be an actual, genuine reformer.  Worst of all, Putin didn’t have his claws in him, as has been his common practice.  At the time, Donald Trump was president, and Putin knew he couldn’t risk an invasion.  Trump had reportedly made the matter plain for the dictator, telling him those golden domes of the Kremlin would be demolished if Putin were to invade Ukraine.  This was not a man with whom Putin could trifle or hope to control, and despite the idiotic and false narratives being pushed in the US media, he knew he was stalemated for the moment.  Instead, he plotted for better times and opportunities.  He needed Zelenskiy gone, but he wasn’t alone in that desire.

One-fifth of the way around the world, another cabal was plotting Zelenskiy’s demise, but to them, the new President of Ukraine posed a threat of a different sort.  They’d been using Ukraine as their private piggy-bank, and money-laundering center.  The sons of top politicians had been employed in fields for which they had no experience, and no expertise.  Among them was Hunter Biden, a corrupt, drug-addicted sex-fiend, who seems to have had a fetish for prostitutes while in a crack-addicted stupor.  This has ever been the best kind of set-up for the extortionists in the Russian orbit, and they could add a carrot or two to the stick they would eventually wield.  Hunter was hired by the firm Burisma, at an astounding rate of $83,333 dollars per month. Best of all, it was a no-show job for which Biden would do exactly zero actual work.  Sons of Pelosi, Romney, and the step-son of Kerry would all dip into the water of Ukraine business ventures, and it was a wonderful way for the oligarchs involved to purchase favor with these American politicians.  The Clintons had done fabulously well with the oligarchs of Ukraine, their foundation having received more than ten million dollars  during the period between 1999-2014, all from particularly well-off citizens of, and NGOs operating within that beleaguered, corrupted nation-state.

Under Zelenskiy, some of this had begun to surface, but once Trump had been cheated of another term, Zelenskiy saw the writing on the wall and realized there’d be no further action on the matter.  The American gangsters were back in control, and no good for his country would come of pursuing the matter further.  Of course, none of this eliminated the stick that Putin held, because one way to get a seat at Putin’s table is to have powerful chips one can lie down; influence with Western politicians, whether in the form of favors owed, or extortionists’ leverage, serve as one possible price of admission to his inner circle of friendly oligarchs.

Everybody knew Putin’s aims with respect to Ukraine.  Why then, as Sundance over at TheConservativeTreehouse reported Saturday, did the Biden administration shove the notion of Ukraine’s entry into NATO into Putin’s face via intel provided to the Chinese?  This would predictably enrage the former KGB spymaster, and defender of the USSR.  Putin has long been understood to resent the era that began with Perestroika begun under Mikhail Gorbachev, and he was thoroughly disgusted with Boris Yeltsin, who he threatened and forced from office.  In Putin’s view, the assembly of so many new NATO members made up of former Soviet satellites was more than an annoyance.  It was a downright threat to his vision of returning Russia to the “glory days” of the Soviet Union.  Yes, in this way, Putin is truly a dangerous madman, thoroughly committed to the rebirth of the Soviet leviathan that had dominated all of his youth.  The notion that Ukraine would be permitted to seek protection under the umbrella of NATO was a slap to his face that he would never permit.   More, the operatives in the Biden administration would know that by sharing this with the Chinese, it would get back to Putin almost instantly, because the Chinese are very keen on seeing America, particularly, distracted by events in Europe as they prepare to take Taiwan. They would know Putin’s likely reaction to such information. The outcome of a Russian invasion was effectively engineered within our own government, and implanted via Beijing.

Soon after this revelation from the Biden administration via his allies in Beijing in early December, Putin had made his decision: He would move to invade Ukraine and mask his aggression under the thin veil of a “military exercise.”  All of the rest has been pure stage-show garbage.  The diplomacy was never genuine, and indeed, neither was it genuinely helpful on the American side. Biden stood before the presidential lectern, adorned with the trappings of his office, and effectively prodded Putin to invade.  He erased any notion of strategic ambiguity, letting Putin know the coast was clear, continually telling Putin via press conferences, our strategic position and intent, while also letting Putin what we knew or didn’t.  Biden (or the people controlling him) knew that there was no way Putin would tolerate even the discussion of Ukraine’s entry into NATO, and that among the ends Putin would pursue would be regime change in Kiev.

In point of fact, Biden openly attempted regime change in Ukraine too, though he took another approach: He offered safe transport and asylum to President Zelenskiy early Saturday morning. Had Zelenskiy accepted that offer, he would be effectively deposed, while Biden would look the compassionate hero, but Biden would have what he really needed most: An effective end to any threat posed by further disclosures or investigations from Ukraine about he or his son, or any of his friends in Washington DC.

The invasion is quite real, and the threat to Ukraine’s future is undeniable, but what lies behind these events is being concealed from your eyes by Western media.  Joe Biden should be impeached, because he is factually responsible for the precipitation of these events.  It is his administration that engineered this, but it tells me something more.  In order to provoke Russia to attack its neighbor, and to effectively sign Zelenskiy’s death warrant, the people within the Biden administration are clearly desirous of hiding more than Hunter Biden’s porn-stash.  These are the kinds of actions undertaken by a mafia-boss hiding extensive, organization-threatening crimes and prosecutions.  There must be much more in Ukraine than we now know.  Surely, there is extensive evidentiary linkage to Western politicians, in DC and elsewhere.  Time will tell, but at this hour, what is certain is that Biden’s administration had every intention of seeing this invasion happen.  It was their goal all along. Now we know how they actually engineered it. Many thanks to TheConservativeTreehouse for all of the in-depth digging.

For those who doubt any of this, I’d ask you to consider the laundry list of people who’ve been on the war-path. They’re all the same people who were engaged in the Trump-Russia collusion hoax.  Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, Adam Kinzinger, Lindsey Graham, Liz Cheney, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Barack Obama, and of course Biden himself, along with various flunkies throughout the government.  Do you really wonder that this same collection of people, all deeply involved in the ridiculous leftist conspiracy theory and in SpyGate have all been deeply involved and increasingly loudly supportive of Ukraine, while simultaneously seeming to throw Zelenskiy under Putin’s bus? Some will call this mere guilt-by-association, but I would say that ignoring it is beyond naïveté. None of this is accidental, in the same way that the Biden’s convenient and timely disclosures to the Chinese were accidental.  This is the American mafia.  As Rush often said, “Don’t doubt me.”

The Western Fan-Dance Over Ukraine

Saturday, February 26th, 2022

A Fan-dance of Unity, Strength and Virtue

As Western leaders posture in endless pouty, moralistic denunciations of Vladimir Putin and the Russians, I think it’s past time to look this dragon in the teeth, but also assess the countless Western Weasels who will do nothing substantial. Germany is perhaps the most useless of all the European NATO members, now strangled by their dependence on Russian gas and oil, particularly the former, and has said they will not go along with sanctions targeting SWIFT.  You see, the Russians expect payment for their fossil fuels, and SWIFT is how those payments are made.  The same is true of the US, the most useless in NATO overall, which is still buying a lot of Russian oil daily.  When SWIFT sanctions were used on the implacable Iranians, they immediately returned to negotiations. What Western nations are doing now is a fan-dance of epic proportions. They’re virtue-signaling while doing absolutely nothing of consequence. Their “rules-based international order” is a hoax, and it’s in shambles.

One former Polish Former Minister, Radoslaw Sikorski, said plainly in an interview with Deutsche Welle that the Western nations have disgraced themselves by their unwillingness to take even these purely financial measures against the Putin regime. All of it was perfectly summed up in one of Sikorski’s retweets of Ukraine’s foreign minister:

Therein lies the unvarnished truth, and it goes for all the fake, pontificating morons in power on both sides of the Atlantic, who like to regard themselves as experts in foreign affairs and diplomacy: They like to posture as the guarantors of freedom and human rights, and as guardians of the memories of past atrocities, but when it came time for them to actually do what all their posturing promised would be their stance, they defaulted to what would cause them the least immediate economic pain.

I understand the tendency of politicians to do what is expedient with respect to those who elected them, such that imposing sanctions that wind up costing your own populace economic pain may not be popular, but Kuleba is correct: These are cowards of the worst sort. It’s easier to try to fake their alleged virtue by pretending to do something.

At the same time, if you look at the situation in the United States, the Biden administration has been entirely unwilling to place sanctions against Russian energy. The reason is simple: We consume an incredible amount of Russian oil each day.  Given that Biden’s administration is only too happy to effectively place sanctions on the American oil industry, it seems preposterous on its face.  If Biden’s administration were even mildly serious, they’d dump the stoppage of the Keystone Pipeline, they’d get rid of their various bans on fracking, they’d permit the restarting of exploration on public lands, and they’d generally get out of the way of American oil production, such that in short order, we’d need no Russian oil.  This would in turn cripple Putin, drop prices for American consumers, and American companies rather than the Oligarchs in Russia would profit. Hundreds of thousands of good-paying American jobs would spring into existence, and we would quickly eliminate our reliance on foreign oil, which would crush Russia.

When you consider the idiocy of the policy, and realize how these simple steps are fundamentally all that is required to cripple Putin, one wonders why they’ve not been(and will not be) undertaken.  The answer remains the same as ever:  This is how they’re paying Putin for getting rid of that pesky Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelenskiy. All of these left-wingers now controlling the Western governments, from Germany to Italy to France to Canada to the US, each and every one, has been involved in one way or another in profiting from the long-run corruption that had been the hallmark of Ukraine governments until Zelenskiy arrived.

If a few Ukrainians die, and Putin gets some spoils, it’s a small cost to pay in exchange for ridding themselves of dangerous reformer President Zelenskiy.  Some will suggest that the motive is something simpler and more political, for instance that the Biden administration is now captive to the hard-left de-growth movement in the United States, and while there’s an element of truth to that, we know they’re perfectly willing to throw their hard-left under the bus for the sake of electoral salvation, knowing their hard-left really has no place else to turn with their vote. It’s much the same game as RINOs like McConnell and Cornyn and Graham use on their own conservative voters: If they can stave off primary challengers, in the general election, it’s not as though a conservative voter in Texas is going to opt for the latest Democrat lunatic to run for the Senate.  They’re stuck, as ever, between the lesser of two evils, and this is how these monsters always manage to retain power.  It’s the strategy Abbott is trying to use to stave off a strong challenge by Allen West. He needs desperately to avoid a run-off, because if it becomes a two-man race, there’s a good chance Abbott will be beaten.  His approach is to win by foreclosing on conservative challengers in the primary next week. (I suspect it’s also the reason FoxNews pre-empted Mark Levin’s Sunday show this week, which was to feature West among the guests.  Paul Ryan, now on the board of FoxNews, absolutely detests Allen West.)

In any event, that’s the nature of the Washington game with captives bases.  They know their most hard-core voters will default back to them in every election.  This is why I do not believe this idea explains the failure of the Biden administration to do that which would clearly punish Putin most effectively, while earning him general good will with voters in an election year.  No, there is something much deeper here, and I think the nexus between Hunter, Burisma, Ukraine and Vlad the Invader, along with similar associations with Clinton, Schiff, Pelosi, Romney, Kerry, and several others does a much better job of explaining the situation. The only motivator greater than pure greed for money and power is the absolute necessity to avoid any legal liability, particularly of a criminally corrupt sort. Seeing Zelenskiy silenced is a convenient outcome, the people of Ukraine be damned.

NATO has become largely a virtue-signaling organization, from recruiting to their world-facing side. Here’s a video of their most recent fan-dance:

If this doesn’t convince you that they’re not serious about defending the West, I don’t know what will. This whole exercise in Ukraine is pointless, because they don’t mean to do anything effective.  More, most of them will be happier when Zelenskiy is gone. Welcome to the greatest show on Earth.

Update: Reminder, remember when Obama told Medvedev to communicate to Putin that he’d have more flexibility after the election?  Obama was re-elected, and then Putin took Crimea.  Think about it.  Now Biden is in office, and Putin attacks Ukraine.  Peter Schweizer told us that Biden is compromised. Do you still wonder about our Western fan-dance?

Going to War With the President We’ve Got

Friday, February 25th, 2022

Shall we go to War with the President we’ve got?

Donald Rumsfeld once [in]famously remarked that “As you know, you go to war with the Army you have, not the Army you might want or wish to have at a later time.” This remark was accurate, even though it was widely and wildly criticized by leftists who have no understanding of national defense. The sentiment is easy enough to understand: You do not always get the luxury of preparing endlessly for war. Sometimes, the need to go to war supersedes your ability to abstain from or delay it for more ideal conditions or state of readiness.  Sadly, this is sometimes true of presidents as well. If the United States were to be attacked suddenly by nuclear strikes originating in Russia, for instance, it really wouldn’t matter who the president at the time might be.  That president would be expected to respond with equal or greater ferocity, irrespective of party or politics.  The problem we now face as a country borders on the galactically absurd.  We have in the Oval office a foolish, apparently dementia-addled old man, who is apparently not in good control of his bowel, never mind his mouth or intellectual capacity. He ought to be removed under the 25th amendment, come what may, but the people who’ve been using him as their meat-mask have no intention of seeing that happen.  We are in mortal danger, but under this President, Joe Biden, we cannot risk any unnecessary wars.  It is the height of unconscionable madness to permit it. I realize that sometimes, a country must go to war with the president in charge at the time, but this is not that situation, and I condemn any who would suggest otherwise.  No, we must not now go to war with the president we’ve got.

Ukraine is under attack by a hostile, monstrous actor.  Vladimir Putin is despicable, but he also has the advantage of owning the superior forces over the terrain in question.  It’s not a matter of caring, because any person can look in horror at the Hell Putin now imposes on the people of that stricken nation and understand the misery they now suffer.  It’s a matter of practical reality.  We are in no position to do anything unless our answer is a nuclear first strike against Russia, but that’s an intolerably bad option for all of the obvious reasons.  We have no significant bases nearby from which we could operate the number of air sorties needed to put up any sort of sustained defense of Ukrainian airspace, though it is possible we could park an aircraft carrier battle group in the Black Sea.  That’s an extraordinarily risky proposition when you intend to poke the Russian bear within easy reach of their air assets.  We are poorly positioned, and Putin knows it. He’s been watching and assessing NATO for decades.  He knows our NATO allies have barely maintained their responsibilities in the alliance.  He knows they’ve all been cheating.  He knows they are all incredibly weak, and weakened more by their oppressions of their own populations as part of their COVID responses.  He knows they’ve repressed their own dissidents, and he can legitimately throw the political dagger of “hypocrisy” at them with no trouble.

He also knows that America is now weak, with obviously weak and ineffectual leadership that is more concerned with punishing their own countrymen than in prosecuting a war in a country most of the corrupt US leaders would sooner see destroyed, in part to hide their corruption over decades. Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, John Kerry and Mitt Romney along with their adult children and many others in the DC cocktail-party circuit would be only too happy if Ukraine’s current leadership came to an obscure and quiet end.  Between 1999-2014, the Clinton foundation carted over $10 million dollars from the oligarchs there.  They’ve used it as their personal piggy-bank for more than two decades, laundering money in and out of that small and easily corrupted country.  Their current president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, is apparently an actual reformer, and none of them can tolerate that, particularly Putin, who has used it as the base from which to compromise Western politicians, particularly Americans, none of whose names are Trump.

The only question in Washington DC is how to play it for maximum waggage. (As in wag-the-dog.) None of the people now in charge in DC have any intention of rescuing Zelenskiy.  The truth is that they want him gone for all the same reasons Putin does. He can’t have Zelenskiy or his reformer government burning his purchased assets in Washington. It’s better to make it all just go away, and to bury any evidence or witnesses with it.  Others had suggested that the Russian “Invasion of Ukraine” narrative had been an entirely invented story line to give Biden a moment to talk and act tough to distract from the massive failures of his administration, but as facts on the ground now demonstrate, the threat was always very real.  Maintaining an Army in the field is expensive, and the larger the force, the more expensive and difficult it becomes. When it was clear that Putin had more than one-hundred-thousand troops deployed along the borders of Ukraine, it became clear to me that this was more than idle bluffing.

It could be observed that the pronouncements from both the White House and the State Department seemed almost to goad Putin into attacking.  On the one hand, they made threats that all parties knew were idle, while on the other, they openly admitted their inability and unwillingness to do much to stop it. “You’d better not, or we’ll kick your ass, even though we’re in no position to do so, and really don’t have the resolve to do so,” they effectively blustered and admitted at once.

There’s one other issue I’d like to tackle, and it’s with those who seem to be insisting “we MUST do something.” This element doesn’t seem to like that the vast bulk of the American people seem understandably to have no interest in doing much about the situation in Ukraine.  Polls seem to suggest that something like thirty percent of Democrats and twenty percent of Republicans believe the US should have any significant role in Ukraine.  To this element in our country, I suggest they take a look around and smell the crap they’re shoveling.  One, a radio host I have always liked, pointed out for the second consecutive day that after all, ours is a volunteer military, as if that means something to the argument for going to war, and he’s right, it does: A volunteer military requires the people to follow orders just like a conscripted military, with the difference that what makes that volunteer force viable is their understanding that their chain of command will not make frivolous or futile use of them. It’s one of only a couple of times in my history of listening to Mark Levin that I very nearly turned him off. I know there are dolts who have come to believe, inexplicably, that the killer Putin is some sort of good guy in disguise, but I’m not one of those, and Mr. Levin ought to be more careful before he begins to conflate America First patriots with these.

I don’t know what’s in Mr. Levin’s head when he says a thing like that.  I was a volunteer too, when I was fortunate enough to have a great commander-in-chief in President Ronald Reagan.  Neither was he without flaws.  Eight days before I reported for Basic Training, 241 servicemembers – Marines(220), Sailors(18) and Soldiers(3) – were slaughtered in Beirut.  When I went through boot camp, the mostly Vietnam combat veteran drill instructors all believed we were inevitably going to war.  We believed it too.  They drilled us like it, and they trained us with a vigor and intensity prior classes that year probably hadn’t experienced.  They were tough as nails, maybe more than usual, because they believed we trainees would be called upon to go to Lebanon.  That call never came, but I believe to this day that every one of us who graduated that training cycle were beneficiaries, because they more scrupulously got rid of the duds, pushed us to the physical, emotional, and intellectual limits, making us better soldiers.  The point is that President Ronald Reagan did not send in more Marines, Sailors, or Soldiers.  In point of fact, he pulled them out.  When that was the result, I remember that the sentiment in the military community was not all that happy about it.  Nobody wants to see their fellow servicemembers slaughtered, particularly to no purpose, and definitely without punitive response.  At the time, it didn’t sit well, even though it was potentially our necks on the line had Reagan sent more troops instead of withdrawing them.

In the longer run, however, I came to take a more mature view of what Reagan did, or more properly, didn’t do.  He evaluated the terrain, he looked at who we faced, and what the probability would be that more troops would merely make for more concentrated targets, far from home, to be attacked by small groups or individual suicide bombers where the mission was already murky and hadn’t borne the expected fruit. He looked at our allies in the region, and how he might augment and support the mission, and finally decided there wasn’t an attainable military objective that could be reasonably achieved without unreasonable losses.  In short, President Reagan made an entirely rational choice.  He likely wanted retribution against them as much as any of us. He wrote the hundreds of letters to wives and mothers and fathers and children.  He knew the unambiguous costs. Strangely, I would later intersect with Reagan’s foreign policy again, in April 1986, when a Berlin discotheque was bombed, killing US Servicemembers.  It was a strange turn of events that led my unit to serve briefly as replacements in Berlin in September of that year. Reagan did exact a punishment on the bad guys in this case, being Ghaddafi and his ring of terrorist henchmen, within ten days sending a bombing raid to Tripoli that nearly got the “Colonel.”

My point in all of this is that it’s very easy to look at the situation in Ukraine and desire to be able to put a stop to it. The sickening truth is that when we pretended, starting with President George HW Bush, that there was some “peace dividend” to be obtained from the end of the Cold War, it was foolishness, and an instance of utter stupidity that only anti-military pukes like the Clintons could love.  They exploited it, too.  Rather than realizing that the “peace dividend” from the ending of the Cold War was peace itself, we pretended that we could reduce our defense spending.  Adjusting for inflation, to spend at our Cold War defense-spending peak in 1986, a year in which we spent an astounding $295 billion, in today’s dollars, we should be spending roughly $1.2 trillion.  Instead, in 2019, we were spending roughly $740 billion.  At the turn of the century, after two terms of Clinton, we had fallen to $320 billion when we ought to have been closer to $500 billion in inflation-adjusted dollars, and the percentage of GDP expended on our military had fallen from 6.63% in 1986 to 3.11% in 2000.  Even now, we’re only slightly better, at 3.41% of GDP, as of 2019, so that we’re at slightly more than half as much military spending as a percentage of our GDP than we had been in 1986, a time when many, myself included, believe the US Army was at or near its peak in training and morale. (See stats here.)

Europe is far worse. Trump was not only right about European nations’ contributions to NATO, but their underlying defense expenditures are cratering. Since Trump left, they’ve fallen off a cliff, with reports that the German Army couldn’t deploy sufficient forces to repel successfully much of anything.  In short, Europe has left themselves virtually defenseless, with the brief exception of the period of Trump’s presidency, with only new NATO member Poland substantially upholding the promise of expending at least two percent of their national GDP on defense.  The United States has been bearing the burdens of defending Europe for most of a century now, yet we cannot get them to pay to defend themselves, and there is no will under the current administration in Washington DC to hold NATO’s feet to the fire. In 2020, Germany barely attained 1.57% of its GDP in defense spending, and that was after extensive prodding from President Trump. When he took office, the Germans were spending roughly 1.1% on defense.  In short, don’t look to Berlin for help.

This is the realistic assessment of the terrain in Europe: NATO has fallen into severe disrepair, from the end of the Cold War, until Trump came along to prod them beginning in 2017, but has since fallen back into the same rut, with the blame naturally being placed on CoVid19. At this point, the United States should be telling NATO: “That’s it. We’re cutting you off. We’re bringing home our troops unless you get to your spending goals AND make up for all the years of shortfalls within the decade.”

Of course, we’re no more likely to get that from this administration that we are to have a competent president, never mind commander-in-chief. More, this administration is incapable of waging an effective war of any kind, anywhere, at any time. They’ve diverted our military into concerns with all things “woke,” and if you think this is Ronald Reagan’s military of 1986, technology notwithstanding, you need your head examined.  Quickly.  Yes, of course we still have some good war-fighters in our military, but they’re now a pathetic minority within the ranks, and in the officer corps, they’re getting pretty thin as the service academies have been infiltrated by more and more social justice schlock, as modern “education” theories take precedence over what had traditionally worked.  I would like you to watch the first six and one-fourth minutes of this episode of Bannon’s War Room. In those first few minutes, he presents what he calls his “cold open,” and in it are various clips, including three recruiting ads, one for NATO, one for the Russian Army, and one for the US Army.  If you don’t see the problem, again, you need your head examined:


Ladies and gentlemen, I’ve been reporting to you the state of our nation, and more generally, or our globe in one way or another for more than a decade at this web address. While my posts have been more infrequent in recent years, it’s not for a lack of concern.  People are foolishly insisting now that “we must do something,” but look at the state of our country.  I ask them: What would you have us do?  We have feckless leaders, corrupt and intransigent to the suffering and travails of the American people.  We have a military that, but for a brief reprieve under Trump, has been diminished and demolished, it’s morale wrecked along with its ethos.  We have a corrupted Justice Department that behaves as the hitmen for the government mafia.  We have an FBI that actively plots to entrap citizens, in shenanigans of that agency’s complete contrivance and invention.  We have a Department of State that openly plots against elected presidents it does not like, and we have an intelligence community that actively seeks to surveil and undermine a president it did not and would not obey.  We have an opposition party that barely musters any sort of fight against any of this, in large measure because they’re not really opposed.  We have public health officials who collude with big pharma to poison the American people and hide the data. We have whole segments of the population committed to destroying the country from within, including local officials, many bought-off by globalist pigs like Soros and Schwab.  You actually expect, in this condition, and in this state of being, that the remarkably few American people who realize what is going on, to volunteer their children into a war on behalf of this? Of this???

Do not tell me that we must go to war with the President we’ve got. I’m heartbroken at what I’ve seen thus far from Ukraine, like any other compassionate, thoughtful human must be.  I know that Putin’s mission is to exterminate Zelenskiy and his entire cabinet. His intention is to expunge them from the face of the globe.  Worse, the scumbags running Washington DC have every reason to help him do so.  There’s too much evidence of their corruption over in that tiny country.  There’s too much evidence of how they were controlled from the Kremlin. They don’t want to save Zelenskiy or Ukraine.  They want to bury Zelenskiy and his cabinet, they’re willing to burn Ukraine to the ground to do it, and they’re helping Putin carry it out.  Meanwhile, the American economy is spiraling into a stagflationary period that will make the Carter years look like a boom.  (It was once a joke that Jimmy Carter was thankful to Obama, and then Biden(but I repeat myself) for knocking him from the top of the “worst president’s ever” list, but nobody’s really laughing any longer. We’re in freefall, and every sensible person knows it.)

In the midst of all of this, those of you who wish to “do something” need to get a grip on your emotions, and understand what we’re really up against now.  We’re fighting for the survival of this country, right here, right now.  That great wealth or influence might offer insulation to some is no excuse for the indifference in the sentiment contained in the idea that Americans are somehow defective if they don’t wish to rush off to war against Vladimir Putin in Ukraine.  We know it’s another nasty set-up, just like all the ones deployed against us here at home.  We know the score.  We know, because every damned “conspiracy theory” (or most of them) of the last two decades have been proven mostly true.  We know Zelenskiy is the good guy.  We know.  Meanwhile, we listen to buffoons like Lindsey Graham, whose military experience consisted of walking papers around a Judge Advocate General’s office, pontificate about the privations we will suffer due to this crisis.  It’s not enough as it is, you see; Goober would have us suffer more.

Now I have to endure a berating monologue from a radio host I have long supported because I’m in no hurry to see my younger, ill-prepared brethren in uniform sent off to do something somewhere? For what purpose? To what end? For the sake of the need to “do something?” No sir.  I will not support going to war with this class of criminals who run our country. I will not support the spilling of so much as one drop of their blood on behalf of these cretins.  They’ve spent decades demolishing the country, and it’s not just the Democrats, though they’re today the mob bosses in charge.  When we had a president who was not part of their mob, they tried, like the gangsters they are, to take him out in any way that they could.  They used their vast criminal enterprise, posing as lawful suits at the bar of corrupt courts, undermining the integrity of our election, all because Trump had to go.

Years ago, I counseled young people to serve a term of enlistment in the military if their life plans were not firm after finishing high school. I told them it was the best thing they could do for themselves, while also serving their country.  It was true in my time, but it hasn’t been for most of a half-generation.  Even in Trump’s time, the military was already thoroughly undermined from the top, ever since Obama purged the Generals now more than a decade ago.

I truly do feel terribly for the Ukrainian people.  I know that like most ordinary people everywhere, they simply want to be left to live their lives, mostly in peace.  I know their current president is a reformer, and if it were possible, I would try to rescue he and his countrymen from the Russians.  The problem is that it is not currently possible.  More, the people running this country don’t actually want it saved.  I am as powerless to change that today, in the here and now, as any other American.  Shall we overthrow this government so that we can retroactively spend the defense dollars we should have spent, and undo all the stupidity and malfeasances of the last three decades? How will that help Zelenskiy?  More, we didn’t raise a credible effort to overthrow this government when it conspired against the President we elected. We didn’t raise a credible effort to overthrow this government when it obviously conspired with various state and local officials and NGOs to steal our presidential election and elections for lower offices.  It’s not merely Joe and Kamala who are illegitimate. Chuck Schumer is illegitimate in his leadership position, because neither Mark Kelly nor Rafael Warnock, among others, actually won their races.  Nancy Pelosi is illegitimate, because there were at least a half-dozen closely contested races that were likely impacted by the same cheating.  Do you really believe John James lost his Senate race in Michigan?  I don’t.

No, Mr. Levin, don’t tell me we should spill blood or treasure, no matter how strongly we might feel about it, for the sake of Ukraine or President Zelenskiy.  Until we spill all the blood and treasure needed to rescue our own fallen nation, don’t dare speak of it to me. You haven’t earned the right.  If you wish to characterize me as America First, as though it were a slur of some kind, so be it. I’ll stand by it. Don’t worry, I won’t burn any of the autographed books that fill half a shelf, in part not only because I hate book-burners and wanton, pointless destruction, but also because, with the way things are rapidly heading, I may need them soon for that purpose to cook my supper. Shall we go to war with the president we’ve got?  Respectfully, that depends on the contextual meaning of “with,” sir.  With him in Ukraine?

Hell no.

 

Editor’s Note: I’ve been a big fan of Mark Levin for a long time, and in the past, I’ve contributed to the Landmark Legal Foundation, of which he served as President for several years.  I don’t mean here to personally attack Mr. Levin, but I fail to understand his point of view on this particular issue. I always feel badly when I find myself at severe disagreement with the Great One, but on this point, I will not demur.  Our country cannot now defend itself, and its leaders prevent its agents and officers from defending even our Southern border.  They file suits at law against states, like my own, who attempt to enforce the laws of the United States, and even when ordered by courts to do so, effectively play a stalling game, and a game of “you can’t make me” with federal judges who dare to rule against them, up to and including the Supreme Court. So long as we have a lawless government, I support only wars of immediate existential circumstances for the United States. I swore an oath to the Constitution of the United States, and it does not expire, no matter who now has claimed the authority to ignore it.

The Enemy: We the People

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

The New Enemy: We the People

I’ve been rattling around this old world for more than one-half century. I’ve seen a lot of despicable things, and I’ve seen the media make them more despicable by their dishonest coverage. I’ve seen cabals and plots and a number of conspiracies, but I’ve never seen anything even approaching the diabolical nature of this coup d’etat against Donald Trump, the Constitution of the United States, and We, the People who had formed it.  This is one for the record-books, and it very well may succeed, because the conspirators have succeeded in doing something I knew was theoretically possible, but never expected anybody to actually undertake.  The conspirators in this plot are not only real, and not merely diabolical, but they are also smart and ruthless.  They are setting-up the most dangerous sort of trap you could imagine, and they’re going to use our constitution to achieve it.  Ladies and gentlemen, it is much worse than they’re letting on.  It’s much bigger than they’re portraying.  Both side are down-playing it as they race to that moment in which they will strike, and to whomever goes the initiative, so too will the victory belong.  The left has finally engineered their dream scenario, in which they will claim to be the patriots and the defenders of the Republic, while we, the people, are denounced and ultimately vanquished as the enemy of the United States of America.

My long-time readers will know that I’m serious, and that I’m about to make a point to which attention must be paid, but new readers may be recoiling from my thesis because it seems so…”extreme.” The climax of any scenario may seem to be extreme, particularly for those who hadn’t expected it. The finality of death may seem extreme to those who had never contemplated it.  The truth is that we now live in a time of extremes, and the question that may well confront us is whether we have the courage to face them, and in proximity to them, rise to match them.

Here’s the basic plot: Democrats and their media shield are now proceeding with their plot to overthrow the United States government in the person of Donald J. Trump. He is the duly elected president of the United States, and since his election, they have been trying to undermine and overthrow him.  The reasons are many and varied, because for the rank-and-file opponents, it is the fact of his continuance in that office against which they rebel, exerting his policy preferences on the nation, to the chagrin and disgruntlement of the leftist hordes.  For mid-level leftists, in the political establishment and the press, it is the fact that he makes bare the edifice of lies about the necessity of the whole political machinery.  He won with a fraction of the expenditures and only a tiny fraction of the number of apparatchiks customary to a modern presidential campaign.  In truth, he represents a revolution against them. For the upper-crust leftists, Trump represents another type of existential threat, made of their criminal liabilities.  This upper-crust has had its crimes white-washed, concealed, or pardoned in one fashion or another.  They’ve had their prosecutions declined, and they’ve had all their legal sins washed away, or would have, if only he hadn’t been elected.  Now, their crimes for greed and their crimes for family are too close to exposure, and worst of all, their crimes against humanity and their treason, little and large, are far too close to discovery.  For some of them, discovery would mean the effective loss of their entire lives’ toil in acquisition of ill-gotten wealth. For others, it might mean an actual loss of life, as some might even face the gallows for their crimes.

If any larger portion of this be true, then it is all the motive any collection of philosophical fellow-travelers and partners-in-crime would ever need to carry out such a plot. You can pretend to yourself that this is all too big, or that it couldn’t possibly be, but ask yourself this: If you and your spouse are now worth one-hundred-million dollars so long as the totality of your corruption can be kept secret, and your treason can be buried sufficiently, what wouldn’t you do? To what lengths wouldn’t you go? To what depths of depravity wouldn’t you descend? Which arms wouldn’t you twist?  Which debts wouldn’t you call? Very quickly, one realizes that an environment comprised of such people would shortly resemble an ecology of gangsters, every bit as lethal as any mafia the world has known.

Now you understand the motives, but now we must understand the methodology. The methodology of the left has ever been to accuse others of what it is they’ve done, or are doing. It’s a methodology that serves them well because they are in collusion with the media and the so-called “Deep-State.” In fact, it’s fair to consider them together as one contiguous, unified organism. They coordinate across levels, within levels, and across national or organizational boundaries.  They’re in everything, everywhere.  As we’ve seen, they’re in Congress, but they’re in the White House. They’re in the FBI, but they’re in NGOs(Non-Governmental Organizations.) They’re in the media, and they’re in the private sector. What binds them all together? Can you guess? Yes, it’s guilt. People like Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell trade on that guilt. Strange, isn’t it? Epstein died, and almost all coverage of him has disappeared, and with it, all coverage of the guilty elites over whom he held sway, and their wrong-doings, by which he held such power.

Do you think Epstein was the only one of his kind? How many of you have even heard of the NXIVM sex-slavery cult? It was used at least in part by extortionists as a manner of extracting control, money and power over the people over which it held influence. How can it be that a thing like this exists and was prosecuted, but the bulk of Americans have never heard of it?  Don’t “google” it though. Try duckduckgo.com instead.

How can one get rid of a President like Donald J. Trump? One would have to find him guilty of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” In the seemingly unlikely event that one can’t find any legitimate grounds for impeachment and removal, one must fabricate some. This was the basis for the whole “Russia” hoax, and it has been behind every attempt to unseat him.  In the case of this latest “Ukraine” scandal, the best primer on it may come from the unlikely source, Glenn Beck. It’s not that Beck hasn’t uncovered some interesting stories over the years, but to say that most people don’t consider him hard news so much as infotainment. Fair or not, that’s how most view him, but his coverage on the Ukraine story is exhaustive and quite detailed.

Below is a short version, but on his program on BlazeTV, you can view the full version of his explanation of the Ukraine scandal. Here, in a detailed explanation of the facts, Beck lays out a fuller picture of the scandal about which you’ve only heard but a little:

I want you to notice that this was published by Beck on the 3rd of October. I am willing to bet that almost none of you had heard of former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch prior to the last couple of days, but she is a key figure in Beck’s presentation of more than a week ago.  On Friday the 11th, she was testifying before Adam Schiff’s rogue committee.  Watch Beck’s presentation, and then do the math. Beck doesn’t here guess with any specificity what might have happened to the seven billion missing dollars, but that doesn’t stop us from guessing, does it?  Clinton Foundation?  Clinton Global Initiative?  Some portion absorbed by oligarchs in payment for the money-laundering? There’s no way to say with any certainty, at this moment, but it’s certainly worth all the trouble of ditching Donald Trump.

Now Congress is carrying out a coup d’etat disguised as an impeachment.  They’re going to get rid of Trump, and you’re going to witness histrionics in the United States Senate by Republicans. They’re going to deliver the coup de grâce to Donald J. Trump. They’re going to betray the constitution of the United States, and at present, their leader is none other than Trump nemesis Willard “Mitt” Romney. He and two dozen other compromised Republican senators are going to strike the fatal blow to the Trump presidency.  At that point, you will have a choice, and that choice will come down to this:

You will either except this false procedure, and watch as the American Republic is killed in fact while a sad charade goes on ever after, or you will take up arms to stop it.

That’s your choice. The left has placed you in the position that to support the truth, and to support what is right, you will have to voluntarily choose to fulfill the role of the revolutionary.  They will portray you as the instigators of the coup d’etat.  Once they arrive at this point, their overthrow will have succeeded. Checkmate.

I’m not certain anybody on the side of the genuine patriots understand this yet.  I’m not certain everybody in Trump-land quite perceives this.  I believe what we are about to witness is either a rebirth of the genuine republic, or its final overthrow. Should you dare to rise against it, you will be portrayed as the traitors. You will face the gallows. Do you now see?  Never in American history will there have been a greater divergence of the “spirit of the law” from the letter of the law.

We are now in a race, and indeed, we have been all this time since Trump’s election. I don’t know how many of the parties involved knew they were in a race. I don’t know if it matters whether they knew. If Nancy Pelosi succeeds in carrying out her impeachment before the forces seeking actual justice can succeed in so doing, this will be the end of the United States.  I don’t know if Q is/was real or not, but I can tell you that whomever is Qanon, they knew this is a race.  Whether intended to stall, or to cover, I cannot possibly know, and only time will tell, but here’s where we stand: Trump’s forces are in a deadly race with the Deep State.  Time is short now, and I think we will be lucky to go into the new year as we entered the current one. Perhaps fittingly, the year 2020 will provide clarity.  Unfortunately, the picture we will see may be a terrible vision and a future in which justice has been thwarted.  You know what may be coming, my long-time readers, because you’re studious and because you know history. It’s up to you to prepare the rest of our population who may have no clue.  To defend the Republic, and to protect its legitimacy, oddly, patriots may need to risk being labeled rebels – to be called “enemies of the state” by the very traitors who now plot against our President, our republic, and indeed, the whole body of our people.  The framers of our constitution, and the founders of our nation knew this danger all too well, but their singularly most important historical virtue may be that they risked all for love of country. All I can say is that if President Trump calls for aid, patriots must be prepared to move.

Do as you will, but for my part, I will answer the call.