Jun 212022

Caravaggio Conversion on the way to Damascus 1600-01


All This and World War Too (Kunstler)
‘Nothing Will Be As Before’ (Batiushka)
The Triumph of Death (Chris Hedges)
Zelenskyy Officially Bans Ukraine’s Largest Opposition Political Party (CTH)
Russia Demands Lithuania Lift “Openly Hostile” Blockade (ZH)
A Permanent Shortage of Everything (Greenfield)
Orbán Vows To Dismiss Policies That Threaten To Impoverish Hungarians (RMX)
Adverse Effects Of Covid Vaccines & Measures To Prevent Them (Virology Journal)
Children Are Really, Really Unlikely To Die From Covid-19 (Munro)
The Federal Republic of New Normal Germany (CJ Hopkins)
Yellen Is Wrong AGAIN (Denninger)
Odds of US Economy Going Into Recession Next Year Jumps To 40% (NYP)
Biden Administration About to Render a Verdict on the Border Agents (Turley)
Dutch Join Germany, Austria, In Reverting To Coal (F24)
Open Letter to NATO Secretary-General (Molyviatis)





Tucker going green







“..the Flying Reptile of Chappaqua..”

All This and World War Too (Kunstler)

For three decades, since the old Soviet Union ended in a whimper, reincarnated Russia asked “the West” for very little, almost nothing, really, certainly not the kind of “aid” that the USA used like a fungo-bat to beat lesser states around the world into hegemonic submission. All Russia asked, after seventy-five years of mass formation communist insanity, was to be treated once again like a normal European nation. Early on, Russia even floated a possible application to NATO, which NATO laughed off — among many other insults to follow. But slowly after 1991, and then all at once, Europe and the USA fell under their own mass formation spell, apparently at the instigation of a certain Schwabenklaus and his WEF factotums implanted throughout Western Civ, like poison raisins in a fruitcake, rendering the EU members and the USA insane, which is to say no longer normal nations able to entertain normal relations with others.

And so, by February of 2022, you get this coalition of lunatic countries — preoccupied at home with the rankest political degeneracy disguised as virtue — provoking a proxy war in Ukraine with the aim of impoverishing, humiliating, and weakening Russia. And despite the massive funding and training of a 200,000-man Ukrainian military poised against the Donbas, the whole thing collapsed in misadventure as a strategic Russian meat-grinder chews through the West’s proxy army like so much lunchmeat… bringing us up-to-date. As the psychologist Mattias Desmet points out in his just-published book, The Psychology of Totalitarianism, the people tragically locked into a mass formation develop, among many other delusions and psychopathologies, the grandiose idea that they have an ethical duty to destroy other nations.

Hence, perhaps, you can see how the dangerous mischief of RussiaGate, Hillary Clinton’s spoofish punkery that Russia “interfered” in the 2016 election, mutated into an American foreign policy psychosis. By “Hillary Clinton” you must understand I refer not just to the Flying Reptile of Chappaqua herself, but the Party of Chaos she helped create out of the diverse-and-inclusive body parts stitched together from the graveyard of Leftist politics — socialists, communists, feminists, anarchists, Maoists, and Gawd-knows whatever other diverse ists this increasingly crazed coalition of Jacobin maniacs could enlist for beating a path straight into World War Three.

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“And also it leaves two captured US mercenaries. There is speculation that the British might plea for their release in exchange for Julian Assange..”

‘Nothing Will Be As Before’ (Batiushka)

Western arms, usually third-rate from stocks anyway, are making hardly any difference in the Ukraine. Most, together with munitions, get destroyed before they can be used. Much that has been promised cannot be used because it will take months to instruct Ukrainians on how to use them. The rate of attrition of the Kiev Army, up to 1,000 a day according to Kuleba, the Kiev Interior Minister, is simply unsustainable. Once the fortifications in the Donbass, built by Kiev and NATO over the last eight years, have been overwhelmed, there will be a clear run to Odessa, Transdnestria, Kharkov and Kiev or indeed anywhere that Russia wants. This could happen soon. Yesterday, the Russian Ministry of Defence released figures on mercenaries. = The picture is dismal for the Ukraine.

Of some 6,000 mercenaries in the Ukraine from 64 different countries, some 2,000 have been killed and some 2,000 have fled. Perhaps they thought that they were going to fight in a Third World country, where the enemy just had Kalashnikovs and not world-beating hypersonic missiles? How long the remaining 2,000 or so will remain alive remains to be seen. Poland supplied the greatest number of mercenaries, with 1,831. Presumably as with other countries like Canada (601 mercenaries), USA (530), Romania (504), Germany and France, the majority of these were actually Ukrainians who have lived outside the Ukraine for some years, rather than native people. In third place for mercenaries from Europe comes the UK with 422, of whom 102 have been killed and 98 have fled.

According to General Konashenkov who released the figures, the number of mercenaries coming has stopped and indeed been reversed. It is too dangerous to stay and get killed in the Ukraine. This leaves the two foolish British mercenaries, not killed in action with the 102 others, but taken prisoner. And also it leaves two captured US mercenaries. There is speculation that the British might plea for their release in exchange for Julian Assange. That would upset the Americans. On the other hand, the British mercenaries, Eslin and Pinner, have already been sentenced to death. If that sentenced is carried out, it is going to make Johnson even more unpopular than he already is. Perhaps that is why Johnson went to Kiev to plead.

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“Reality, increasingly unpalatable, will cease to exist in public discourse.”

The Triumph of Death (Chris Hedges)

The Biden administration is defined by failed expectations, from its stymied Build Back Better Plan to its refusal to raise the minimum wage. It is running on fumes, using gimmicks, empty rhetoric, spectacle and fear to intimidate the electorate. The descent is pathetic to watch, reminiscent of the moment Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu tried desperately to placate an unruly crowd from the balcony of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Romania building by offering to raise pension and family allowance by $2 a month. He and his wife were executed four days later. The discredited East German Communist Party, which like the Romanian revolution I also covered as a reporter, made similar empty gestures, promising to open its closed party headquarters to the public long after anyone cared.

The billionaire class, or at least many of them, would prefer to loot and pillage under the cover of the old political decorum and rhetoric. They like the fiction of paying homage to an emasculated democracy. It gives them the veneer of respectability. But this is not to be. The rage of the betrayed is articulated by imbecilic demagogues vomited up from the social and political swamp. Corporations and the billionaire class will continue to exploit, but under a cruder and crueler authoritarianism. The social, political, economic and environmental breakdown will accelerate.

Reality, increasingly unpalatable, will cease to exist in public discourse. It will be replaced by Millenarian cults, such as the Christian fascists, and bizarre conspiracy theories, a retreat into magical thinking where evil is embodied in demonized individuals and groups that must be eradicated. Truth and lies will be indistinguishable. The vulnerable will be cast aside, blamed for their own misery, as well as ours. Those who resist will be criminals. Mass death will sweep across the planet. This is the world our children will inherit unless those who control us are wrenched from power.

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And we pay for this?!

Zelenskyy Officially Bans Ukraine’s Largest Opposition Political Party (CTH)

The definition of the modern “western democracy” in Ukraine is increasingly showcased as the goal for modern totalitarian government. The inflection point away from representative democracy was first evident in the way COVID-19 was leveraged by “western” governments in the U.S, Canada, Australia and the European Union. Totalitarian minded leaders within those democracies, including governors in the United States, began operating without any elected representative feedback. Everything shifted from legislative representation to a system of dictatorial fiats with no opposition allowed in the arbitrary rules and regulations. From forced lockdowns and arbitrary determinations of “essential workers,” various western government leaders were drunk on their new power.

Those who were already predisposed to the benefits of communism (aka Justin Trudeau) and various shades therein, dropped all pretense of believing there were limits to their power and began dispatching opposition views. It did not take long before we saw things escalate into lockdowns, travel bans, forced business closures, quarantine camps and ultimately forced vaccinations and checkpoints for transit. Collectively, none of these efforts ever went before a representative body for debate and consent; they were done through brute force and power of a top-down centralized authoritarian government. It did not seem as if most people realized how ‘western democracy’ changed overnight through the use of the pandemic.

What we see taking place in Ukraine is an outcropping of this newly defined ‘western democracy.’ Using a declaration of emergency power, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has now banned all opposition voices, taken control of broadcast media and now today banned the second largest political party in Ukraine. Ukraine’s Opposition Platform For Life (OPPL) was the second largest political force in the Ukraine Parliament. As of today, the party is officially banned by a Ukrainian court at the request of the Zelenskyy Ministry of Justice. All assets, funds and property belonging to OPPL have been seized and transferred to the state.

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“He expressed hope, however, that the West “will have enough brains to opt against this”.

Russia Demands Lithuania Lift “Openly Hostile” Blockade (ZH)

Anton Alikhanov, the governor of the Russian oblast which has a total population of some one million people (with Kaliningrad city including almost 450,000 – and 800,000 total if outlying suburbs are counted) is urging calm: Urging citizens not to resort to panic buying, Alikhanov said two vessels were already ferrying goods between Kaliningrad and Saint Petersburg, and seven more would be in service by the end of the year. “Our ferries will handle all the cargo”, he said on Saturday. Russian officials and media have long warned against what they dubbed Western aims to “blockade” Kaliningrad. Crucially, the EU enforcement measure being implemented from Vilnius marks a complete break in a three decade long treaty that’s been in effect…

Ahead of the new Lithuanian transit ban taking effect, the state railways service was reportedly awaiting final word from the European Commission on enforcing it: The cargo unit of Lithuania’s state railways service set out details of the ban in a letter to clients following “clarification” from the European Commission on the mechanism for applying the sanctions. Previously, Lithuanian Deputy Foreign Minister Mantas Adomenas said the ministry was waiting for “clarification from the European Commission on applying European sanctions to Kaliningrad cargo transit.” Brussels then ruled that “sanctioned goods and cargo should still be prohibited even if they travel from one part of Russia to another but through EU territory,” according to Rueters/Rferl.

In Moscow’s eyes, this is tantamount to laying economic siege to part of Russia’s sovereign territory and one million of its citizens. When the EU first proposed the blockage of goods as part of the last major sanctions package in early April, Kremlin officials warned of war given Moscow would have to “break the blockade” for the sake if its citizens. According to an April 6th statement in Russia’s TASS by a state Duma official: Statements from the West about a possible blockade of Kaliningrad is testing the waters, but Russia can ‘break the blockade’ in case these threats become a reality, it has an experience, Vladimir Dzhabarov, first deputy head of the Federation Council upper house’s Committee for International affairs, said on Wednesday.

“I think that for now, this is a game, testing the waters <…>. In case of a blockade, as they are saying, the Soviet Union knows how to break the blockades, we (Russia as the successor of the Soviet Union – TASS) have vast experience,” the senator said. “If they want to go to the length of making us break this blockade to save the lives of our people, who live there, we can do this,” Dzhabarov said in a video interview at the press center of Parlamentskaya Gazeta (Parliamentary Newspaper). He expressed hope, however, that the West “will have enough brains to opt against this”.

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“..a handful of massive enterprises interconnected with the state lazily crank out low-quality products from vast supply chains that they no longer control..”

A Permanent Shortage of Everything (Greenfield)

The world isn’t flat, it’s all too round…. That’s why Islam is once again at war with Europe, Russia is invading Ukraine, China is relaunching its empire, and the ‘flatland’ is experiencing a dimensional shift. Globalization advocates had just recreated Marxist central planning with a somewhat more flexible global model in which massive corporations bridged global barriers to create the most efficient possible means of moving goods and services around the planet. Borders would come down and cultural exchanges would make us all one ushering in the great union of humanity. Market consolidation due to government regulations has left a handful of companies sitting atop the market. When one of them, like Abbott for baby formula, has a hiccup, the results are catastrophic

[..] others like Procter & Gamble, which controls about half the menstrual products market, don’t have to worry about losing market share to competition. Similar consolidation in food, paper products and supermarkets have replaced a dynamic economy with cartels. Behind all the brands on the product shelves is a creaky Soviet system in which a handful of massive enterprises interconnected with the state lazily crank out low-quality products from vast supply chains that they no longer control and feel little competitive pressure to perform better. The only thing that is still American about the supermarket experience is the advertising. Interdependence hasn’t even led to the world government that globalists wanted, but global chaos in which impotent western powers try to talk the rest of the world out of fighting to avoid being swamped by refugees, high energy bills and empty shelves in supermarkets.

After selling off American economic sovereignty, globalists proved unable to maintain global stability. Lacking the will to actually stand up to China, Iran or Russia, all they can do is hold more international conferences and build up a useless multinational bureaucracy. Say what you will about the League of Nations, but it only had 700 employees in Geneva. The UN’s 44,000 employees are just the tip of the iceberg in the huge ranks of multinational organizations who all claim to be upholding the international order while running up the tab.

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“Tens of thousands of Hungarians have received refugees into their homes, collected donations, and volunteered. In the meantime, we have sent and continue to send humanitarian aid, donations, food, fuel, and medicine to Ukraine.”

“..the sanctions imposed should not do us more harm than Russia.”

Orbán Vows To Dismiss Policies That Threaten To Impoverish Hungarians (RMX)

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has hit back at a letter addressed to him by 44 MEPs, which directly accused his government of backing Russia in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. In the letter, dated June 14, MEPs expressed their dismay at the Hungarian government for securing an exemption on the latest energy sanctions imposed on Russia by the European Union, claiming that “the exemption for Russian oil pipelines will continue to finance Russia’s war crimes against Ukraine.” The European lawmakers further lament what they describe to be “the unfortunate prioritization of national economic gain and personal political interests to the detriment of the lives of the Ukrainian people.” The MEPs included members of the Renew Europe, EPP and S&D groups in the European Parliament.

Orbán responded in a letter on Thursday, dismissing the notion that his government is supporting Russia in its invasion of Ukraine and vowing to continue rejecting proposals that “run counter to common sense and threaten to impoverish Hungarian and European families.” “We condemn the Russian attack on the territorial sovereignty of Ukraine and the violation of the Budapest Convention. We want peace. The armed conflict must end, and the disputes must be settled through negotiation. We also need to help Ukraine and take care of the refugees. So far, almost 800,000 refugees have arrived in Hungary from Ukraine, who have been provided with food, accommodation, and medicine. We are providing education for children and work for adults. Tens of thousands of Hungarians have received refugees into their homes, collected donations, and volunteered. In the meantime, we have sent and continue to send humanitarian aid, donations, food, fuel, and medicine to Ukraine.”

The Hungarian prime minister insisted his government had acted consistently with the “consensual principle that the sanctions imposed should not do us more harm than Russia.” Orbán vowed to continue to speak with “sincere words and calm arguments” against proposals that would disproportionately affect the Hungarian economy and its people. “I am sure that I will find more and more partners among you in this endeavor,” Orbán predicted as the war continues, arguing that ensuring the sustainability of his country’s economy “is not only in the interest of Hungary, but also all of Europe.”

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“..immune function among vaccinated individuals 8 months after the administration of two doses of COVID-19 vaccine was lower than that among the unvaccinated individuals..”

Adverse Effects Of Covid Vaccines & Measures To Prevent Them (Virology Journal)

Recently, The Lancet published a study on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines and the waning of immunity with time. The study showed that immune function among vaccinated individuals 8 months after the administration of two doses of COVID-19 vaccine was lower than that among the unvaccinated individuals. According to European Medicines Agency recommendations, frequent COVID-19 booster shots could adversely affect the immune response and may not be feasible. The decrease in immunity can be caused by several factors such as N1-methylpseudouridine, the spike protein, lipid nanoparticles, antibody-dependent enhancement, and the original antigenic stimulus.

These clinical alterations may explain the association reported between COVID-19 vaccination and shingles. As a safety measure, further booster vaccinations should be discontinued. In addition, the date of vaccination should be recorded in the medical record of patients. Several practical measures to prevent a decrease in immunity have been reported. These include limiting the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including acetaminophen to maintain deep body temperature, appropriate use of antibiotics, smoking cessation, stress control, and limiting the use of lipid emulsions, including propofol, which may cause perioperative immunosuppression. In conclusion, COVID-19 vaccination is a major risk factor for infections in critically ill patients.

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You can never get to zero.

Children Are Really, Really Unlikely To Die From Covid-19 (Munro)

Thanks to the nationalised provision of healthcare in the UK, the author group from the UK Health Security Agency were able to link up data from children with a positive Covid-19 test between March 2020 and December 2021 with healthcare data from the NHS. They looked for anyone aged <20 years who died within 100 days of a positive test for Covid-19. The family doctors of the patients were surveyed for clinical details, and hospital discharge paperwork, death certificates and post-mortem reports reviewed. The medical teams who cared directly for the children were contacted where more information was needed. Decisions on whether Covid-19 contributed to the death was made by 2 independent study team members and conflicts were resolved by author group discussion. Where it was unclear, Covid-19 was assumed to have contributed.

The headline result was that during this period there were 185 deaths within 100 days of a positive Covid-19 test, of which 81 were due to Covid-19. Using estimated Covid-19 infections in each age group during this time period, the highest infection fatality rate (IFR) was in children <1 year (1.7 deaths per 100,000 infections), followed by 16 – 19 years (1.5/100,000), then 12 – 15 years (0.9/100,000) and lowest in 1 – 11 years (0.3/100,000). Every death of a child is tragic, but these numbers are reassuringly small. Looking at each variant, the risk of death declined quite significantly for each subsequent wave. The IFR for the original virus was 1/100,000, for Alpha was 0.8/100,000 and for Delta was 0.6/100,000 (no data yet for Omicron, but given we know it is significantly less virulent than Delta we can expect this to fall further still).

The overall risk of death for people aged <20 years from Covid-19 during this time period was 0.7 deaths per 100,000 infections (7 per million, or 0.0007%). This is the same as the average risk of death to someone runnjng a marathon, going skiing for 10 days, or going on a return flight from London to New York City. More than half of all deaths due to Covid-19 occurred within a week of the positive test, and >90% within 30 days. Covid-19 was responsible for 1.2% of all deaths in children during this time period. One of the most important part of the analysis is regarding the comorbidity status of the children who sadly passed away due to Covid-19. Of the 81 deaths, 61 (75%) occurred in children with significant comorbidities, including severe neuro-disability, immunocompromise, congenital syndromes or chronic heart disease.

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“The roll-out of the New Normal is a global project … a multi-phase, multi-faceted project. Germany is just the current “tip of the spear.”

The Federal Republic of New Normal Germany (CJ Hopkins)

So, the government of New Normal Germany is contemplating forcing everyone to wear medical-looking masks in public from October to Easter on a permanent basis. Seriously, the fanatical New Normal fascists currently in charge of Germany’s government — mostly the SPD and the Greens — are discussing revising the “Infection Protection Act” in order to grant themselves the authority to continue to rule the country by decree, as they have been doing since the Autumn of 2020, thus instituting a “permanent state of emergency” that overrides the German constitution, indefinitely.

Go ahead, read that paragraph again. Take a break from the carnage in non-Nazi Ukraine, the show trials in the US congress, monkeypoxmania, Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, Sudden Bovine Death Syndrome, family-oriented drag queens, non-“vaccine”-related facial paralysis, and Biden falling off his bike, and reflect on what this possibly portends, the dominant country of the European Union dispensing with any semblance of democracy and transforming into a fascist biosecurity police state.

OK, let me try to be more precise, as I don’t want to be arrested for “spreading disinformation” or “delegitimizing the state.” Germany is not dispensing with the semblance of democracy. No, the German constitution will remain in effect. It’s just that the revised Infection Protection Act — like the “Enabling Act of 1933,” which granted the Nazi government the authority to issue any edicts it wanted under the guise of “remedying the distress of the people” — will grant the New Normal German government the authority to continue to supersede the constitution and issue whatever edicts it wants under the guise of “protecting the public health” … for example, forcing the German masses to display their conformity to the new official ideology by wearing medical-looking masks on their faces for six or seven months of every year.

In addition to a ritualized mass-demonstration of mindlessly fascist ideological conformity (a standard feature of all totalitarian systems), this annual October-to-Easter mask-mandate, by simulating the new paranoid “reality” in which humanity is under constant attack by deadly viruses and other “public health threats,” will cement the New Normal ideology into place. If not opposed and stopped here in Germany, it will spread to other European countries, and to Canada, and Australia, and the New Normal US states. If you think what happens in Germany doesn’t matter because you live in Florida, or in Sweden, or the UK, you haven’t been paying attention recently. The roll-out of the New Normal is a global project … a multi-phase, multi-faceted project. Germany is just the current “tip of the spear.”

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Yellen does not understand energy, and should be silent about it.

Yellen Is Wrong AGAIN (Denninger)

I’m getting tired of political feelz being paraded around as alleged “facts”. “Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday that the Biden administration’s policies are not responsible for record-high gas prices, and the only way to fix the energy crisis in the “medium-term” is to move towards “renewables to address climate change.”… “Actually, consumption of gas and fuels are currently at lower levels than pre-pandemic, and what’s happened is the production has gone down. Refinery capacity is declined in the United States and oil production has declined. ….” Refinery capacity and production declined because Biden said he would ban both and, within days of being inaugurated, took concrete steps to do both.

Refineries and pipelines have a 30, 40, 50 or more year service life. Nobody in their right mind is going to put forward capital investment with a 30 year payback when you’re told that investment will be destroyed and that threat is credible because the people making it then act in accordance with same, thus confirming that its not mere election-year rhetoric (which we all know happens and usually means nothing.) “Yellen argued that the best way to address the energy crisis in the “medium-term” is to transition the country off of fossil fuels.” That’s a thermodynamic impossibility within the current realm of knowledge. In short: You can’t. To make an EV battery you must dig up 500,000 lbs. of earth. For one battery. Which has a service life, after which it must be replaced.

Which has no current means of economically recycling the components either, so unless you’d like the price of the pack to wildly exceed the crazy levels it is at now you will throw the old away and buy another one with another half-million pounds of earth dug up. All of which are dug up, transported and processed using fossil fuels because there is no other rational way to do so. Renewables in the form of wind and solar require these fossil fuel inputs, as do storage batteries. Because the energy they produce is uncertain, that is the sun does not always shine and the wind does not always blow, you can never guarantee how much output you will have from them even if you could somehow resolve the fossil fuel requirement for creating the panels, concrete and blades for the windmills, and rare earth materials you must dig out of the ground and refine to make them. For this reason the energy they produce will always fluctuate wildly in price simply due to fluctuations in supply.

If you build “enough” that you’re comfortable you will not be short there will be times there is so much supply the price is zero and the economic incentive to build them will likewise be zero. At any build-out less than this there will be times when you demand it but can’t have it. Of course the time when you demand it and can’t have it will be at the most inconvenient time of all, typically when its freezing-butt cold or broiling hot. Look at the price of these things and the fossil alternatives over long periods of time. Natural gas has seen wild spikes in both directions in price. So has wind power, solar and similar. There are only two that do not over our history of use: Coal and fission-based nuclear.

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“We look for GDP growth to slow to almost zero, inflation to settle at around 3% and the Fed to hike rates above 4%.”

Odds of US Economy Going Into Recession Next Year Jumps To 40% (NYP)

Wall Street bets are growing that the U.S. economy tumbles into a recession next year as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates at the fastest pace in two decades in order to cool scorching-hot inflation. Bank of America Global Research strategists have ratcheted up the odds of an economic downturn to 40% in 2023, with gross domestic product – the broadest measure of goods and services produced in a nation – slowing to almost zero by the second half of next year. “Our worst fears around the Fed have been confirmed: They fell way behind the curve and are now playing a dangerous game of catch up,” analysts led by Ethan Harris wrote. “We look for GDP growth to slow to almost zero, inflation to settle at around 3% and the Fed to hike rates above 4%.”

Fed policymakers last week approved a 75-basis point interest rate hike – the first since 1994 – as they race to catch up with runaway inflation, pushing the federal funds target range to 1.5% to 1.75%. Another hike of that magnitude could be on the table in July amid signs of stubbornly high inflation, Chairman Jerome Powell told reporters after the meeting, prompting investors to reassess the economic outlook. Officials also laid out an aggressive path of rate increases for the remainder of the year. New economic projections released after the two-day meeting showed policymakers expect interest rates to hit 3.4% by the end of 2022, which would be the highest level since 2008.

Hiking interest rates tends to create higher rates on consumer and business loans, which slows the economy by forcing employers to cut back on spending. Mortgage rates are already approaching 6%, the highest since 2008, while some credit card issuers have ratcheted up their rates to 20%. Harris slammed the Fed for waiting too long to begin tightening monetary policy and said the delay has raised the chances of a so-called “boom-bust” scenario.

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Another made up story.

Biden Administration About to Render a Verdict on the Border Agents (Turley)

At the height of the Stalinist purges, Soviet internal affairs minister Lavrentiy Beria famously boasted: “Show me the man and I’ll find you the crime.” U.S. Border Patrol agents may be wondering if the Beria standard is back in vogue with the Biden administration. The reason: Fox News has reported that the Department of Homeland Security is moving to charge several agents with administrative violations after they were falsely accused of whipping Haitian migrants last September in Texas. The agents likely felt their fates were sealed the minute that President Biden promised to punish them, before an official investigation had even started. Either the president was wrong, or the agents must be guilty … of something. The controversy began when the Border Patrol responded to a large influx of undocumented migrants in Del Rio, Texas, on Sept. 19.

Officials ordered a mounted unit to an under-defended part of the border. Mounted units are commonly used by federal, state and local police agencies for crowd control. The agents found themselves facing a large group of Haitian migrants crossing the border, and they positioned themselves on the river’s edge to block entry. A photographer captured the scene, which included agents using bridle reins to guide their skittish horses. While the entire videotape clearly shows the agents using the reins on their mounts, not on the migrants, some clearly misleading still shots appeared to make it look like the opposite was happening. Condemnations immediately erupted from politicians and pundits; some media reports presented the abuse allegations as fact — as the “whipping (of) Haitian asylum seekers.”

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) declared that the alleged whipping was “worse than what we witnessed in slavery” and condemned “the cowboys who were running down Haitians and using their reins to whip them.” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) decried “images of inhumane treatment of Haitian migrants by Border Patrol — including the use of whips,” and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) described the incident as “white supremacist behavior.” For his part, President Biden rode the wave of media outrage, declaring: “It was horrible what — to see, as you saw — to see people treated like they did: horses nearly running them over and people being strapped. It’s outrageous. I promise you, those people will pay.” Of course, the Soviet Union’s Beria was a model of efficiency compared to Biden’s Homeland Security secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, who promised last September that the investigation would be “completed in a matter of days, not weeks.” Then months dragged on, and Mayorkas and his department went into virtual radio-silence.

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“The 2030 coal exit date is not in doubt at all..”

Famous last words.

Dutch Join Germany, Austria, In Reverting To Coal (F24)

The Dutch joined Germany and Austria in reverting to coal power on Monday following an energy crisis provoked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Netherlands said it would lift all restrictions on power stations fired by the fossil fuel, which were previously limited to just over a third of output. Berlin and Vienna made similar announcements on Sunday as Moscow, facing biting sanctions over Ukraine, cuts gas supplies to energy-starved Europe. “The cabinet has decided to immediately withdraw the restriction on production for coal-fired power stations from 2002 to 2024,” Dutch climate and energy minister Rob Jetten told journalists in The Hague.

The Dutch minister said his country had “prepared this decision with our European colleagues over the past few days”. Germany however said it still aimed to close its coal power plants by 2030, in light of the greater emissions of climate-changing CO2 from the fossil fuel. “The 2030 coal exit date is not in doubt at all,” economy ministry spokesman Stephan Gabriel Haufe said at a regular news conference. The target was “more important than ever”, he added.

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Petros G. Molyviatis, a retired career diplomat, was, successively, diplomatic adviser and director of the cabinet of Prime Minister Constantine Karamanlis (1974-80), Secretary-General of the Greek Presidency (1980-85 and 1990-95), Member of Parliament (1996-2004) and Foreign Minister from 2004-6 and in two caretaker governments in 2012 and 2015.

Open Letter to NATO Secretary-General (Molyviatis)

Honorable Secretary General of NATO,

Recently, you have been making statements about the crisis in Greek-Turkish relations. These statements appear to keep an equal distance between the two countries. In reality, however, they are formally unacceptable, essentially favoring the aggressor to the detriment of the victim, and are ultimately detrimental to the Alliance. The NATO Secretary-General is an employee of the governments that appoint him and pay his salary from the money of their taxpayers. He does not formulate policy – this is the work of the member governments – and does not express positions without their approval. And obviously the Greek government has not approved these statements. The obvious reason for the existence of any alliance is solidarity among its members. But here we have a NATO member, Turkey:

• Formally and publicly claiming territories of another member, Greece. Namely, 152 islands, islets and rock outcroppings in the Eastern Aegean sea. • Performing daily overflights of warplanes over these territories. • Having deployed against these islands the largest amphibious fleet in the Mediterranean and at the same time demanding their disarmament. When you, Mr. Secretary-General, call on Greece to engage in dialogue with Turkey to resolve their differences, you are essentially asking Greece to make its territorial integrity the subject of negotiations with Turkey. And you ask this while representing an Alliance that was set up and still exists for this very reason, namely the protection of the territorial integrity of its members.

This is not equidistancing. This is encouraging the aggressor against the victim. And this, in the end, does not lead to the strengthening of the Alliance’s cohesion but, rather, to its dissolution. If, Mr. Secretary-General, you do not possess the authority to intervene to remedy this unprecedented and unacceptable situation within the Alliance, I think the best thing to do is to remain silent until your term ends.


Petros G. Molyviatis

Greek citizen

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    Caravaggio Conversion on the way to Damascus 1600-01   • All This and World War Too (Kunstler) • ‘Nothing Will Be As Before’ (Batiushka) • The Tr
    [See the full post at: Debt Rattle June 21 2022]


    “Reality is your weapons hitting us. Hello to Biden and Zelensky. So that their children can experience what people are going through here”

    “He keeps saying it’s Americans weapons, it’s good weapons they’re giving to Ukraine”

    Murderous American Govt, Murderous American politicians, murderous Americans.

    Many Dead As Ukraine Artillery Hits Donetsk Harder Then ever before- Lancaster


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    “..the sanctions imposed should not do us more harm than Russia.”

    That is exactly what they are supposed to do. If you don’t get it you’ve slept through most of the talks given at Davos too many times.


    links not posting fucck this shit

    You can’t use URLs, videos must be embedded.

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    “America was never meant to be flat. It was a land discovered by those who understood that the world was round. Flattening America has depressed its economy and its spirit. A flat world with no room for American exceptionalism is instead becoming a playground for Chinese and Russian exceptionalism. And America’s economy is becoming one big permanent shortage.”

    It was the belief in that “exceptionalism” that has lead to the hubris that we are now living in. American exceptionalism would not allow Chinese, Russian or any other exceptionalism room to move. I give you the Avro Arrow, take away what you will, outside pressure or visionless leadership.



    John Day

    Thanks Slimyalligator and D Benton Smith.

    @others: Politeness helps, please.

    John Day

    Thought the Western-Empire is “in power”, which is declining hard, it is not “America”, per se, just as ordinary Britons, including those enlisted in the British military were not served by that empire, but were expendible pawns, who occasionally got an “attaboy!”

    There is a lot to support the case that the Western-Empire just diversified a bit, using the American military and $US, instead of the British military and pund sterling. FDR wanted to de-imperialize the world, but his plans were re-routed after his death to a new financial-imperialism.

    The City of London and NYC operate in tandem within this system, and have the Cayman Islands and other small venues for special features.

    FDR really was planning for a multipolar world. His death has always been suspicious. Stalin was absolutely convinced that “Churchill’s gang” poisoned him. The means and motive werecertainly there, and there had been 3 assassination attempts on FDR before he took office, then that attempt to get an army of US veterans to overthrow him, outed bySmedly Butler.

    The Han Chinese attitude, after thousands of years of ruling-the-world (until it got bigger) is naturally that the Han rule the world, with occasional lapses.
    The rest of Asia knows this and always wants some counterbalance to unrestricted Han Chinese power.
    “China” as now constituted is an empire of subjugated peoples for the most part.
    Vietnam, Thailand, the Koreas, Japan and Taiwan are acutely aware that they are always on the list to be invaded again Cambodia, Laos and Burma are functioning as Chinese colonies.
    The Han hand has always been heavy, harsh and arbitrary.
    You don’t want to live under that hand either.



    Find the smartest. Dumb bombs or our leaders.

    Dumb bombs, from both sides/either side, destroy what they hit/land on.


    Word game
    Old age – deterioration – the process of becoming progressively worse:
    – enhancer of old age -C-19 and vaccine

    Dr. D

    “America’s foreign wars were forcing it to run out of gold. That was the price that America was paying”

    Yes, and as I was saying, that was the point. There are limits to our power when using gold, so we need to remove these limits.

    “But this year the Biden administration itself destroyed America’s free ride for the dollar.”

    That’s quite the coincidence, day of the 49 year reset. Are you sure it’s an accident?

    “Biden grabbed all of the foreign exchange of Afghanistan, just confiscated it.”

    Yes, we’re broke. We just steal stuff, like VW’s factories. We’re pirating oil ships to pay the rent.

    “Sh-t flows downhill. The view from below is interesting, too.”

    Yes, looking up we see nothing but -ssholes.

    So…thinking, they’re going to have Ukraine in the EU. Suuuuure. And Turkey has been locked out for being…brown? Different? Rough? Doesn’t matter. You think Turkey is going to let Ukraine in before them? Or not take this as an insult? They ALREADY see it as an insult. And Erdogan loves to perceive insults.

    Next, so Sweden wants to be in NATO. After being a staging area for terrorists who are after a coup and replacement government for Turkey. Like the other year when Russia saved them? Sweden is just like these other white guys: “Whaaaaaaat? Did I do dat? Have we only been screwing you, with you, for 50 years? Didn’t notice.”

    So Turkey’s gonna say, “Sure old pal, no hard feelings, come on in!” Let’s fast track it while you’ve been leaning on keeping us out of Europe for being too barbaric. Uh-huh. And by the way, could you shut the Bosporus to Russia? Thanks old pal. And can we borrow your army, but still scold you on human rights? Maybe the next 30 years we might consider. You do want to be in the popular club, right? Teehehehe.

    Other interesting one: now that things have lifted, sorta, when will France catch on fire again. I’m sure they’ve mapped, poisoned, and caused accidents to all the Gilet jeune leaders if there are any. Since they can’t stop killing Frenchmen though, this won’t really stop.

    Speaking of, the terribly offensive Psaki, telling the black reporters from Africa to sit down, shut up, and know their place. Yeah, that guy accidentally got his payment system shut offyesterday, killing his whole African news ‘paper’. Toooootally unrelated, I’m sure it’s not related to them literally threatening to do this, literally in a legal letter sent to him. So: Great Job! Go DNC!

    “military-expert Andrew Michta tweets, “Russia is at war, with its economy aligned accordingly. The West does not seem able to recognize fully how the world has already changed, for this would require us to make tough decisions concerning our own production. If we persist, it will cost us.” –RaboBank

    Mentioning oil use in war, add this “US annual artillery production would at best only last for 10 days to two weeks of combat in Ukraine.” “…It ‘plans’ to fight a ‘just in time’ conflict” ..against China.

    “Transdnestria, Kharkov and Kiev or indeed anywhere that Russia wants.”

    And for as long as they want. Sounds familiar.

    “There is speculation that the British might plea for their release in exchange for Julian Assange.”

    Worse than yesterday, this isn’t “people talked”, this is “People didn’t talk, we have no reason to believe they ever will talk, but it’s theoretically as possible as a new asteroid killing the dinosaurs.” Whyyyyy? Whoooooo is having this “speculation”? John Kent in the Pub? Vlad at a Paris Bistro? You’re all fired. Again. Call me when something happens. With “Facts”.

    “Reality, increasingly unpalatable, will cease to exist in public discourse.”
    • The Triumph of Death (Chris Hedges)”

    CJ Hopkins reported on this this, in that saying ANYTHING, just especially Covid, is now a political crime met with prison. How German of them? This is supposed to be a joke and a stereotype, don’t live up to it guys, you and Austria.

    “It will be replaced by Millenarian cults, such as the Christian fascists, and bizarre conspiracy theories,”

    Huh? Who? There aren’t enough Christians left in America to fill Cowboy stadium. The Christian “fascists” want the central power dismantled and the police gestapo arrested and removed. That’s a pretty bizarre conspiracy theory you have there, Mr. Hedges, but still doesn’t compare to “Russia stole the election” “Trump was communicating from his server using morse code” and “No one was wiretapping communications” when we’ve known since the 90s that EVERY communication is wiretapped by at least the NSA. Shocked, SHOCKED! I tell you that Clapper was lying. To Congress. And not arrested, ever.

    This is a permanent feature of modern life that we constantly point out the OTHER guy as having our faults, but, as was once famously said, can’t see an I-Beam in our eye, crushing our skulls with great deadly force.

    Also a little odd with this: “ a retreat into magical thinking where evil is embodied in demonized individuals and groups that must be eradicated.”

    So in your conspiracy theory world there are no individuals who are responsible for crimes? Crimes that some might be described as “evil”? There can be no collective guilt, such that should we discover for example that CIA has been self-funding using gun, drug, and human trafficking, and coordinating with our enemies and against Congress, we cannot disband and replace them, effectively “eradicating” that group? We must just keep them going and not talk about it?

    I hear a lot of this around. Whatever I say, perhaps that billionaire corporations focus solely on profits and are careless or even carelessly prefer profit-making mass fatalities, I’m crazy, because on the Left, billionaire corporations are greedy capitalist pigs who care only about profits and are killing everyone, so therefore I’m wrong and crazy.

    “I think we just said the same thing?” “Yes, but you said it slightly differently, so you’re wrong, wrong, wrong! You freak. What an idiot. Can’t believe I’m your brother/son/family.”

    Uh-huh. So goes Chris Hedges above. I’m sorry: What is keeping us apart again? Where are you getting The Memo? The memo that says, when Thelma says it, it’s stupid, but when Shaggy repeats the same idea, it’s smart?

    “Zelenskyy Officially Bans Ukraine’s Largest Opposition Political Party (CTH)”

    Since they’re the 51st state and our Capitol, they did that here too: unless you’re Liz Cheney, all Republicans are in an open state of sedition and are being purged by every means, every day. Arrested regularly. Meanwhile, thousands are let go. Did you see the (black) man walk up and cold-clock the (DNC) Mayor of Louisville? So, his security detail didn’t try to stop him, didn’t try to pursue him, and nobody’s looking for him. I mean, like others, he just tried to weld the doors shut and burn everyone in the Federal building alive. That’s hardly a crime, it’s almost a public service, really! “Punch a Nazi”. So now that their little Frankensteins they’ve birthed and let loose are punching THEM, painting and protesting THEIR houses, will they stop and start prosecuting crimes? Well, progress has been slow. It has to be them PERSONALLY, as sociopaths they don’t care about anyone else. Even then, like the Mayor, he just doesn’t believe it, or that with no rule of law somebody would do things to HIM. Sometimes stupid kills.

    “Russia Demands Lithuania Lift “Openly Hostile” Blockade (ZH)”

    I’m sure they’ve thought of this, so they need to embargo Lithuania? Except for a spit in Poland, they’re surrounded.

    Bloomberg: If Ukraine lost, who is this “long war” with? So again, YOU declared war on Russia, such as will not stop until one side collapses? Okay man. If that’s true, why don’t you say so? Are you just ashamed?

    “So far, almost 800,000 refugees have arrived in Hungary from Ukraine,”

    Hungary is not that large. Will Ukrainians be 1 in 10? Who votes then?

    “Children Are Really, Really Unlikely to Die from Covid-19 (Munro)”

    The CDC just wrote and keeps reporting MOST children died of Covid. Their own numbers say that is COMPLETELY false. Yet, like Monkeypox, they keep referring to it as if it’s real.

    As narcissists say, “I’m sorry, you must have misunderstood me.” “It was an accident, can’t a guy make a mistake?” “I can’t be held responsible for your misunderstandings.” And obviously: “It’s still true, although it’s false, because I said it. You’re just crazy.” Every day. Every minute of every hour of every day. So stop them. They are mentally ill danger to themselves and others: remove them.

    Biden administration’s policies are not responsible for record-high gas prices,”

    Fair enough except 1) His first act was to shut down pipelines and oil and 2) 90% of the gas prices happened between the day he came in and before the first day of the war.

    See above: although it’s true, it’s false, you’re just crazy. Who you gonna believe, me or your lyin’ eyes?

    Refineries and pipelines have a 30, 40, 50 or more year service life. Nobody in their right mind is going to put forward capital investment with a 30 year payback when you’re told that investment will be destroyed and that threat is credible because the people making it then act in accordance with same,”

    Exactly. Even THREATENING to change the rules – nevermind we’re sure you will and always have – will cause markets to DECIDE. That psychological event of decision means traders ANTICIPATE the future – in this case accurately. I’m sorry if they’re so stupid and powerless as to message the people all wrong and cause this; but if so, it’s STILL YOUR FAULT.

    His Part II is also interesting. Until now I never realized how much economy we get out of stability, having certainty of price and delivery of energy. I would have valued it at 1/10th of what it seems to be.

    Dutch Join Germany, Austria, In Reverting To Coal (F24)”

    Case in point: they said “Zero coal”, dismantle the trains. A year later it’s “all coal.” Who wins? Financiers. Speculators. People who don’t work. So why ever stop it?

    Odds of US Economy Going into Recession Next Year Jumps to 40% (NYP)”

    That can’t be: Powell just said that there’s no Recession, hardly even a chance for one. Subprime is contained.

    “• Biden Administration About to Render a Verdict on the Border Agents (Turley)”

    Same as they did for Black African reporters. Good to know they’re equally tyrannical and oppressive to black, white, gay Asians (Andy Ngo), gay hairdressers (Brandon Strzok), African Americans (Elon Musk, Candice Owens), as well as all the NON-Black white supremacists (all living Americans who are not NeoLib insiders over 6 figures income.) Equal opportunity for all.

    “It was horrible what — to see, as you saw — to see people treated like they did: horses nearly running them over and people being strapped. It’s outrageous.”

    Okay, and if you watched the Random Guido video (“Who?” -Pelosi) it included U.S. police throwing down and beating Biden protesters for just getting near his car. I agree, Joe! It’s outrageous and that man should pay, perhaps by being impeached and removed.


    Greenfield’s “A permanent shortage of everything”.
    I wonder when inventing the “Monopoly”, Parker Bros were thinking: “Let’s create the game where “Marxist and
    Soviet” enterprise wins”?
    Indoctrinated lime pit instead of brain.


    • Dutch Join Germany, Austria, In Reverting To Coal

    Today’s word is Schadenfreude

    The Green Nazis of Deutschland Uber Alles are having to dig up and burn the worst, dirtiest East German brown coal imaginable!


    What turds in the Eurotardistan punch bowl the Greenies have devolved into.

    Jim Kunstler interviewed Mattias Desmet

    Desmet said every virtue that is institutionalized lapses into it’s opposite.

    Truer words were never spoken.

    The Greens are hard core fascists now.

    They will kill to ‘save the planet’.

    Kinda like the Empire of Lies in Vietnam, burning down the village to ‘save it’.

    The Greenies are as the Russians say, “agreement incapable’.

    They will only response and relent to sheer force. They’re psychotic in their mass deformation and will not respond to Reality.

    They will psychotically rationalize burning brown coal as a necessary evil in the forced death march to Ecological Utopia.

    Hair sniffing demented Brandon is all in on the Agenda

    And remember kids, in the Empire of Lies,

    Even just saying “Hello” is a lie.



    “Sometimes stupid kills.” Not often enough it would seem .The herd needs culling, start with the stupid! The jabs, Ukraine being the supplier of just about everything according to no facts and Joe doing such a bang up job to name but a few. Those Deagel numbers are starting to look like they may have had the inside scoop. Nah just blind luck.

    D Benton Smith

    The acid test of the moral legitimacy of any government, from largest to smallest, is whether or not that ‘government’ will actually let you do the right thing when you need to.

    I haven’t found one yet, but that hasn’t stopped me from hoping and looking.

    John Day

    Careful, Bro’, we didn’t even take those classes in college.
    We ougt to leave eugenicidal-herd-thinning to experts with training and experience.
    It’s above our pay grade.


    John Day

    @D BentonSmith: “The acid test of the moral legitimacy of any government, from largest to smallest, is whether or not that ‘government’ will actually let you do the right thing when you need to.
    I haven’t found one yet…”

    Yanomamo in Amazon rain forest?
    Don’t just give up, Man!

    D Benton Smith


    I’m looking! I’m looking!


    Fauci admits to Paul no scientific evidence booster vaccines in kids reduce hospitalization or death
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    So currencies float in 1973 and the dollar loses its supremacy in 2022.
    49 years. What’s next? Is this Legarde’s “7 x 7 (eh?)”.
    What does it mean? That there’s a long game going on here?

    D Benton Smith

    Many aspects of the escalating battle between the ‘Empire of Lies’ and all of its rivals, victims and vassals remind me of that tired old television trope, “Possession is nine points of the law !”

    Yeah, it never made much sense to me at the time either. I mean, what does the statement even mean? What is a “point of the Law”, anyway, and what’s the significance of the number, “9” ? Why not 3 points of the Law, or 27 ?

    Anyhow, getting back to the intrinsically flawed maxim of, “Possession is nine points of the law”. Possession may or may not be “nine points of the Law”, but it is sure as hell is ALL of the points (as in 100%) of Reality. In other words, it doesn’t matter what anybody SAYS or otherwise claims about ownership or wealth or an ability to do something . . . . possession (de facto reality) is the final and only determinant of who HAS something (like food, shelter clothing or the ability to apply physical force . . . like bombs and bullets . . . to other peoples’ bodies against their will).

    If ya got it , ya got it. Otherwise not.

    I’m seeing that the Empire of Lies hasn’t got it as much as it used to anymore . . . and having less and less by the day.



    It is only for the last two years that I realised what a Frankenstein country Ukraine is, stitched together from bits of surrounding countries. I did think it would be a good idea if these parts were ceded back to the original countries but did not see how it could be done but things change.

    Russia repatriated Crimea, gifted by Khrushcev, and is now repatriating those parts gifted by Stalin.

    I have read that Poland and Hungary may repatriate their lost territories. If this happens the I think Russia would have to say that any military installation in these areas will be destroyed without warning.

    Ukraine may be left as it was centuries ago.


    Ukraine may be left as it was centuries ago.
    Full of voracious mosquitoes


    What did the USA expect …. Impunity
    US ‘alarmed’ that captured Americans could face death penalty

    Dr. D

    Actually yes, “Monopoly” WAS created to illustrate, but not quite for Socialism, it was for Georgism.

    Georgism might work, it’s never been tried. It DID work, but things that work at first often backfire, like UBI and Socialism. Need a test case. Anyway, both Monopoly as “The Landlord’s Game” and Georgism is well worth reading. It’s a great relief to add, say, actual anarchism or a few forgotten flavors instead of playing the tired Marx v Capital line for 200 straight years. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgism

    49 years? Well, I think the people who have power and are in “the Club” need mental frameworks and to talk to each other same as the rest of us. So their Club view is “babylonian”, so to speak, “Kabbalahist.” So old it’s hard to put modern terms on it. But because of this, they often refer to the Torah, as with 7 x7 years. Crashes (sabbath) on the sevens: 1987, 1994, 2001, 2008. When? In the fall. What fall? According to the old moon calendar, which is Rosh Hashanah (Sept 26 this year). That way it doesn’t have the prices obviously jacked on every Memorial Day like the gas companies do. Why? Are they Jewish? Heck no, or not as such, anymore than Occultists in the Middle Ages were “Christians”, that is, in name only. You know: Rhinos. Stupid animals with long noses.

    Anyway, since Babylonian debt-compounding will start imploding about that 49-year time, they just agree on the Torah’s 49 years and make plans around it. The Christians who do the same thing use the same number. If Charles Morse decides with The Lehman Brothers to whack the market on 10/10/1910 or something, then Jesse Livermore gets wind of it. Maybe not at a golf club, but can read the ticker tape and see their positioning. Young Banker Henry F. Potter then sees Livermore betting and piles on. This is aside from people like Nenner and Armstrong who past-history the market and see we have a crash every 7 years, a reset every 49, and a pandemic in the first decade of the century 100% of the time. They only see the actual Club’s history, but since The Club doesn’t change the dates, the predictions work, even if they don’t know why or believe it’s all natural.

    Now this may have a non-human, an astrological base, sun cycle food-harvest base, or it may not. Can’t know, don’t care. But once SOMEONE even THINKS there is a pattern, all the humans glom onto it. They then re-enforce or self-fulfilling prophesy of something that might not even exist.

    But the 7-year and the 49 and the runaway debt compounding DO exist. So although they won’t name the exact DATE, to the hour (like Putin’s attack on 2/2/22 or WWI’s 11:11/11/11) they DO say, like the Economist cover I constantly post, that they will (and must) swap the dollar for the new currency starting 2018. And guess who can ALSO read their boring, predictable patterns for 100 years and throw a wrench in the works?

    Anyway, it was “2018” to be rough, give them time to intro the idea then. 1971 + 49 is 2020 where they need the official year-long “sabbath”. And Lo! “Then a Miracle happened!” When did it start? Rosh Hashannah 2019, end of the year, beginning of the Sabbath year was Sept 29. How does that fit Dr. Day’s (and my) experience that CV was around months before Jan 2020? Possibly even released here? Uh-huh. Club. Talking to itself. Because it’s a BIG Club. And you’re not in it.

    Veracious Poet

    Proglodytes vs. Neanderthals…</em?

    Democrat Gov. Kathy Hochul Calls Pro-Lifers ‘Neanderthals’ After 20-Plus Violent Attacks On Pro-Life Centers


    Veracious Poet

    John, you’re totally wrong about FDR ~ You’re liberal indoctrination has blinded you to the Truth…

    Historical teaching/propaganda concerning FDR is nothing but big fairy tale, a Narrative, told on behalf of the banksters & their apparatchik minions ~ FDR’s family was a minority member in the “Federal” Reserve & Franklin received a stipend from his mother until the day he died. Did you know that lil’ factoid?

    Among other crimes against America, FDR violated both Natural & Constitutional law to seize & then redistribute gold/silver coins (property) to his bankster brethren, while permanently establishing “Emergency Powers”, thus giving birth to U$ Empire LLP, of which the subjects all live under today, along with the constant erosion of rights…

    Moreover, FDR is also the father of the MIC, in case you weren’t paying attention to those real realities, either.

    MANY traditional Americans wanted FDR removed (some permanently) from levers of power, but unfortunately the masses of sheeple bought “The Narrative” (lies), voting for BIG daddy fascism in perpetuity to save them from themselves (a chicken in every pot)…

    To date, “free citizens” have become so brain-washed into Imperial thinking & the inevitable result, they reflexively reject any & all evidence to the contrary.

    My research, aided by the research of other “patriots”, plus my anecdotal experience over the last 3 decades of rejecting Imperial “norms”, places FDR mind-f#ckery as the TRUE culprit for creating Clown World”…

    King FDR is an integral part of Imperial lies & hate conditioning, which over the last 80 years the party of chaos has re~lied on as THEIR precedent to capriciously issue #anti-life PC thought mores, which eventually are followed by tyrannical diktats, which has now manifested into the mass formation psychosis we all know & love 😕

    It’s so very sad to observe supposedly intelligent, spiritual people still bamboozled & repeating the mantras of monsters…

    Don’t be fooled (again),



    Biggest war crimes
    1. Lies
    2. Propaganda


    John Day, I’m a step or two ahead. I didn’t go to college, I went to vocational school and got a trade or two. I don’t take kindly to authority, especially when it demands something. I found over time that authority demanding anything is usually a bad idea for those under it. Authority also lies to remain in authority. I often refer to santa as a reference against authority. It’s a lie perpetuated by authority to keep kids in line and is starting the indoctrination to believe that authority would only lie for your benefit. They would never lie for theirs or put you in harms way. So quite down in the back and do as you’re told. 😉


    Ahh authority, no sooner did I mention it then what to my wandering gaze did I spy?:

    Suppressing the Truth
    The European Commission’s objective is to suppress the truth regarding Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine. In the words of Věra Jourová, EU Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency (May 2022):

    “Disinformation related to the coronavirus crisis and Russia’s war in Ukraine clearly show that we need stronger tools to fight online disinformation.

    Outright lies regarding the deadly impacts of the Covid-19 Vaccine. Amply documented, the Covid-19 Vaccine has triggered from the outset in December 2020 an upward trend in mortality and morbidity. The evidence is overwhelming. National governments Worldwide are Lying to You the People, to the populations they purportedly serve.

    What is at stake is a comprehensive totalitarian project with a view to sustaining official lies and fake science on behalf of the financial elites. The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen is complicit in suppressing the truth on behalf of Big Pharma. If you have doubts, read the bombshell Secret Report by Pfizer, which is now in the public domain (released under FOI).


    Veracious Poet

    P.S. FDR & Social Security. When the idea first gained steam in CAL ( fka The Townsend Plan), FDR was set against it, but after the “idea” gained overwhelming public support he co-opted the plan as part of his platform, which turned his unpopularity around for the 36′ election…

    FDR was a pandering carnival barker of the first order, going back to his time as Governor of The Empire state 🙄


    For more authoritative messaging:

    Atlantic Council – Shaping the global future together

    There is so much to unpack at this site it’s …… well I’m gob smacked!


    Last one I promise from the above site comedy seems their strong suit:

    Politics & Diplomacy
    Rule of Law
    Democracies function on the understanding that all citizens are equal under and subject to the law. Rule of law can often be one of the most difficult areas for countries transitioning to democracy, as the advantages afforded to elites under autocratic systems can be hard to dislodge. When societies ensure that political leaders, business leaders, and social elites are not offered special judicial treatment, however, they are better equipped to promote equality, provide real chances of economic and social advancement, and attract foreign investment and economic activity.

    Michael Reid

    @ VP

    Regarding your comments about FDR, if true, I believe many have been deceived by propaganda.

    John Day

    VP Gary said: “John, you’re totally wrong about FDR ~ You’re liberal indoctrination has blinded you to the Truth…”

    Wait, wait, wait a minute, Amigo. Maybe I’m only PARTLY wrong again.

    FDR was complex, and there were 3 assassination attempts upon him by the Bushs, Harrimans, tc before his inauguration.
    Smedley Butler foiled the “Business Plot”. https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Navigation/Community/Arcadia-and-THP-Blog/September-2018/Smedley-Butler-and-the-1930s-Plot-to-Overthrow-the
    That’s acceptable, right?

    FDR was clearly of their same class, a “Patrician”. They considered him a class traitor. Trust-busting Teddy Roosevelt was also somewhat of a class-traitor, but he was such a great imperial-expansionist, too.

    This was an internicene rivalry between elite factions, the fascists, who seemed to win after FDRs death, and took over the reins of western empire under (puppet) Truman: Eisenhower was complicit, gave a vague warning on his way out, and washed his hands. Kennedy died, then another Kennedy died.
    Eric Zuesse does a better than usual job here (sooo much more to be said about Harry-Truman-the-enabler) This is a fair timeline of the Bush faction takeover and change of trajectory promptly upon FDRs timely death. https://southfront.org/how-did-america-become-ruled-by-its-military-industrial-complex/

    FDR was his own complex man. I did not grow up in a liberal or overly credulous family, quite the contrary, but FDRs death was a subject of much consternation in my early years, a frequent topic of conversation. these were Goldwater-Republicans at that time, leading to the 1962 elections.

    FDR did scheme to lead Japan into attacking Pearl Harbor, and monitored japanese communications, knew the date, pulled the carriers out 2 weeks prior and the modern ships out 7 days prior, kept the army and navy in the dark, and made sure lots of Americans died. He clearly did that.

    FDR may have had his own deeper and hidden imperial schemes, but he kept secrets well. He kept the atom bomb a secret from Truman, but Truman was a dim bulb, and a tool. Everything FDR said and his actions accorded to his words, led into a dismantling of the British Empire, which he did accomplish, and to setting up a multipolar world at Yalta, and with UN, IMF and plans for global dollar trade and control of oil markets and shipping lanes. We will not know how this would actually have gone.
    Dewey did NOTdefeat Truman, whatever the mechanism of that might have been. https://www.amazon.com/Dewey-Defeats-Truman-Election-Americas/dp/1328585069

    Dewey was FDRs chosen successor. Truman was foist upon him as VP by the same interests that tried to kill him, and they may have succeeded.

    What FDR did during the great depression was to get the world’s gold into the US. That was a strategic move. He robbed Americans to do it, but didn’t kill any by that move. He successfully draind the UK of gold. he made them pay in gold when they needed to battle Germany.
    The New Deal did a lot of weird things under Harry Hopkins, and it is true that Americans did not do better economically with the devaluation of the dollar, but industry kicked ass exporting with the dollar that cheap,and all the gold came to America, because the products were so cheap and the dollars were worth relatively more in goods than in gold. Yes, American labor paid for that investment in future American postwarfinancial greatness.

    Again, I think I’m only partly wrong, and I admit it, and you and I both don’t really know where FDRs track would have led, but not to Korea or Vietnam… My (Republican USMC) dad would not have gone to those wars.

    John Day

    Thanks Red: I’m paying attention.

    @Dr. D: Monitoring your feed and agreeing again today.

    Veracious Poet

    What FDR did during the great depression was to get the world’s gold into the US. That was a strategic move. He robbed Americans to do it, but didn’t kill any by that move.

    There are so many “secret” agendas foisted on the USofA during FDR’s rule, I’m not even going to try to respond in depth, besides I really want to be done with all this useless debate ~ I’ve accepted no one really cares about what happened to “America”, only what’s going to happen to “them”.

    With that said, I will add that it I found tons of material from back in the 30s that alleged that EU banks were in big trouble prior to FDR’s MARCH 1993 diktat, & were being propped up by their US affiliates (several of which were FED members), through transferring massive amounts of Gold from USA > EU.

    You have to remember that the “Federal Reserve” was only 20 years old when gold/silver was stolen from Americans, that this was the foregone plan from the beginning 🙄

    This became somewhat common knowledge back in the USofA, thus people started flooding into FED banks demanding to convert dollars into physical gold (that was the law before FDR)…

    This is one of the main impetuses that led to stealing America’s gold/silver for the banksters (which pre-dated the revolution as money/property/wealth), the later financial shenanigans were not the goal, just a fortunate benefit.

    And while we’ll never know how many were adversely affected by FDR’s move to fiat, there is no doubts that lives were ruined & the country was irrevocably changed for the worse.

    Of course there are a LOT of people, past & present that would support FDR’s action(s), just like there are many that probably place him on a messiah pedestal for worship, but how different would things be today if the District of Clowns couldn’t print fiat currency at will?

    I also read that the economic fallout immediately & directly benefited the primary dealers wealth & power, while crippling small > medium size banks & businesses…

    NYT front page in HUGE letters screamed “FDR seeks dictatorial powers” the day the banks were closed for “holiday”, but “The Owners” & “The Anointed” won. America lost.

    And that’s just the diabolical actions of FDR (and his Club) in the first weeks after seizing office 🙄

    Anyways, same old same old!

    Veracious Poet

    BTW, I can no longer find the NYT front page online anymore (not for at least 15 years), but several other papers published similar warnings, like this one:

    John Day

    @VP Gary: Common-ground enough, then?



    John Day- when you find a beetle (or other insect) you don’t recognize, do you kill it?

    What do you do when powerful people are trying to kill you and they really aren’t all that subtle about it, but no one else seems to care that they are also targets, but you do.
    If you were to seek counseling, you would be diagnosed as paranoid. You’re not. There are people who are trying to kill you- not you specifically, but you- an excess human.
    What do you do?
    They are inexorable. It is discouraging. It is this raw. There are those who are trying to kill us. What should be done?
    Not 1984- we’re all livin’ in the twilight zone.

    They’re doing it to babies, now, people.

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