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Recognizing The War Is Lost The ‘West’ Seeks An Exit (MoA)
Between That Rock and The Hard Place (Kunstler)
Trump Reveals How He Would End Ukraine Conflict (RT)
Biden’s Visit To Ukraine Aimed To Encourage Kiev To Start Offensive Soon (TASS)
Medvedev Says Biden Received Security Guarantees Before Going To Kiev (TASS)
Kiev Must Send People To Slaughter As Part Of Biden Election Campaign (TASS)
Joe Biden Is Making Europe Great Again – For The US (Marsden)
Merkel Confirms Minsk Agreements Were Meant To Give Ukraine ‘More Time’ (TASS)
American Projects Against Background Of Biden’s Kiev Visit – Zakharova (TASS)
Germany Comments On Fighter Jet Supplies For Ukraine (RT)
Kevin McCarthy Gives Tucker Carlson 41,000 Hours Of Jan. 6 Footage (ZH)
James O’Keefe Out At Project Veritas (ZH)
US Food Additives Banned In Europe (CBS)















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“.. the short period of U.S. global hegemony has ended. The time for multi-polarity has come..”

“..if Russia would seem to lose the war China would have to intervene. It would otherwise become the very next country that the U.S. would try to obliterate.”

Recognizing The War Is Lost The ‘West’ Seeks An Exit (MoA)

U.S. President Joe Biden is in Kiev today to rescue his lunatic project of destroying Russia by proxy war. But there is no good way to do that. A review of ‘western’ media shows that the inevitable outcome of the war is now recognized. The only still open alternatives are to risk a large nuclear war or to retreat from ‘western’ dreams of its permanent hegemony. Few ‘western’ officials will admit that the war is lost, that Russia has won in Ukraine. But it has. It had won the war when it successfully trapped the Ukrainian army into a war of attrition. As the Russian commentator Sacha Rogers writes (in Russian, machine translation):

“This war has already been won (moreover, what is most offensive for various “unrecognized geniuses”, without their participation and contrary to their foolish ideas of how it should be won). It was won at the moment when, instead of a highly maneuverable war, our General Staff imposed a positional “standing” with an attrition war on the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Strictly by the textbook: Attrition warfare is a military strategy consisting of belligerent attempts to win a war by wearing down the enemy to the point of collapse through continuous losses in personnel and material.” Ukraine has already lost two armies and it is begging for a third one. But the ‘West’ is unable to deliver it:

“Less than a quarter of the modern battle tanks the West has promised to Ukraine are likely to arrive in time to counter an anticipated Russian spring offensive. Kyiv is expecting its supporters to send up to 320 western tanks in total but estimates suggest barely 50 will reach the front lines by the start of April, prompting concerns they will not be enough to have a substantial impact on the fighting. The recognition that the Ukraine has lost the war is creating a panic in those quarters that are committed to ‘western’ uni-polarity.

[..] On the one side of the current discussion you have those, see above, who think of the outcome of the war in absolute terms. The U.S. must win in the proxy war it has caused, no matter what. But there are alternatives. They will require to acknowledge that the short period of U.S. global hegemony has ended. The time for multi-polarity has come. Count Secretary of State Anthony Blinken as one who is unwilling to admit that As soon as China ‘threatened’ to negotiate peace in Ukraine did he accuse it -without evidence- of aiding Russia in the war: “In his interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press,” which was taped on Saturday night for broadcast on Sunday, Mr. Blinken said the United States would soon be offering new information to demonstrate Beijing was “strongly considering providing lethal assistance to Russia.”

“Mr. Wang has been using the conference in Munich as a platform to tell European leaders and diplomats that China is ready to bolster ties with them and to try to play a role in ending the war in Ukraine. In his public remarks on Saturday, he said that China would soon offer a peace proposal to stop the fighting. But Mr. Blinken warned in a separate event against the allure of cease-fires that Russia might exploit to regroup for new offensives.” China has not yet supported Russia in the war. But if Russia would seem to lose the war China would have to intervene. It would otherwise become the very next country that the U.S. would try to obliterate.

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“..It leaves our country to stew in its own rancid economic and financial juices in abject isolation from, basically, the rest of the world..”

Between That Rock and The Hard Place (Kunstler)

One must conclude that NATO is looking for a way out of this. But there is no way out except to declare by word or deed, directly or otherwise, that NATO has outlived the reason for its existence. Any sane analysis by Europeans would arrive at the unnerving realization that the USA has become the enemy of NATO, not Russia. If all that is so, then a seismic shift is underway that will leave America hung out to dry on the Ukraine project. Germany will have to make a deal with Russia to rebuild the Nord Streams. What could the US do about that? Impose sanctions on Germany, France, the Netherlands, and the rest of the bunch? Where does that leave Western Civ?

I’ll tell you: it leaves Western Civ diminished. It leaves our country to stew in its own rancid economic and financial juices in abject isolation from, basically, the rest of the world. (Fare-the-well hegemonic dream; hello multi-polarity!) It leaves Ukraine neutralized and no longer a problem… It leaves Russia able to feel secure in its borders and free to get on with being a normal nation… and it leaves Europe the hope that it can resume modern life a while longer with the familiar comforts and conveniences. The end of the Ukraine conflict also exposes the rotten web of Globalist schemers who planted their operators in every niche of American life and all around Western Civ — George Soros’s empire of meddling NGOs, Bill Gates’s World Health Org puppet show, the ridiculous World Economic Forum’s network of stooges in high places from Justin Trudeau to BlackRock’s Larry Fink.

The end of the Ukraine conflict reveals the submission of the Democratic Party to nefarious interests intent on wrecking this country. Even the most benign end to the Ukraine conflict — such as, by default, Europe and Russia settling-up on their own to stop the fighting — will be another humiliation for “Joe Biden” and the crew behind him, as bad as the last days in Kabul. Their other crimes await full disclosure, everything from treasonous bribery to the fraud and genocide around Covid-19. There will have to be a severe political realignment in America. But before that can happen, expect many seasons of terrible disorder.

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“I’ll tell one guy this, and I’ll tell one guy that… We would have a deal made in 24 hours..”

Trump Reveals How He Would End Ukraine Conflict (RT)

Former US President Donald Trump claims he would end the Ukraine conflict within hours, if he wins the presidential election in 2024, by directly appealing to the presidents of Russia and Ukraine. Speaking at a rally in Florida on Monday, Trump was asked what he would do to put an end to the hostilities, and replied that he would spring into action even before being sworn into office. “I would literally start calling, not from the day I took over, but from the night I won. And I’ll call two people… [Russian President Vladimir] Putin… and [Ukrainian President Vladimir] Zelensky. And I’ll say we’re going to meet. I guarantee I could work that out.” “I’ll tell one guy this, and I’ll tell one guy that… We would have a deal made in 24 hours,” he said.

Trump went on to say that “continuing to pour money in” Ukraine is delaying a peaceful settlement and “getting a lot of people killed.” In recent months, Trump has repeatedly called for the US to lead the way in negotiating a peace settlement in Ukraine, while blasting the way President Joe Biden has handled the conflict. In late January, he claimed that his successor “has brought us to the brink of World War III” through “weakness and incompetence.” He also condemned the US’ decision to send M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, saying the move could bring about a nuclear war. Trump’s comments come as Biden made a surprise visit to Kiev on Monday to personally meet with Zelensky, while promising another $500 million in security assistance to Ukraine, including more artillery ammunition, rockets, and anti-armor systems.

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Politico: “CIA warned Zelensky that the West can cut military aid if there is no progress on the Ukrainian side”.

Biden’s Visit To Ukraine Aimed To Encourage Kiev To Start Offensive Soon (TASS)

Dmitry Suslov, a deputy director of the Comprehensive European and International Studies at the Higher School of Economics, on Monday said that US President Joe Biden’s visit to Ukraine was designed to encourage Kiev to start a counteroffensive as soon as possible. The analyst told TASS that Biden’s visit was meant to underscore the importance of the current moment and reaffirm Washington’s commitment to support Ukraine over a long term. “The United States has recently been constantly saying that the military conflict in Ukraine has reached a pivotal phase and a turning point. Therefore, the West transfers to Ukraine a much larger number of weapons at the moment than it did last year.

Quantitatively, the supply of weapons at the beginning of this year has increased significantly, and they have also increased qualitatively: tanks are now being transferred, and there’s talk of long-range missiles. The United States constantly says that right here and now, no later than the beginning of spring, no later than March, the Ukrainian armed forces should start a decisive counteroffensive,” he said. “I think Biden’s visit is designed to stimulate Kiev to go on the offensive earlier. Second, to signal the United States’ commitment to protecting and supporting Ukraine in the medium and long term,” Suslov added. The analyst said it’s possible that some “sensitive issues” were discussed during the visit, such as providing planes by third countries and donations of longer-range missiles. Suslov also said there’s a chance the sides discussed political and diplomatic settlement.

According to the analyst, supplies of long-range missiles are more important than supplies of aircraft. “With aircraft, it’s necessary to train pilots, and that’s a long process. Ukraine doesn’t have the appropriate infrastructure to accommodate and maintaining these aircraft. There’s a lot of technical issues. I think there may be an announcement of aircraft supplies, but after the end of the conflict. And as for long-range missiles, some decisions can be made. At least they tend to think in Kiev that the conditions for the decision about tanks and Washington’s agreement to provide Ukraine with tanks occurred during the visit of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky to Washington, and that during Biden’s visit to Kiev now there’s also potential to make serious progress with respect to long-range missiles,” the analyst said.

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“to ensure deconfliction.”

Medvedev Says Biden Received Security Guarantees Before Going To Kiev (TASS)

US President Joe Biden has received security guarantees before his trip to Ukraine, Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev said, without specifying who gave the American leader these guarantees. “Biden, having previously received security guarantees, finally went to Kiev. He promised many weapons and swore allegiance to the neo-Nazi regime to the grave,” Medvedev wrote on his Telegram channel on Monday, “And, of course, there were mutual incantations of victory, which will come with new weapons and courageous people.”

Medvedev noted that Western countries are “quite faithfully” supplying Kiev with arms and money. “In huge quantities, allowing the military-industrial complex of NATO countries to make money and steal weapons to sell to terrorists all over the world,” he specified. Biden visited Kiev on Monday, February 20, to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky and express support for Kiev. The Associated Press earlier reported, citing the White House, that Washington had been in contact with Moscow shortly before Biden’s visit to Ukraine “to ensure deconfliction.”

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“..the show “Biden in Kiev” ended without incidents and without surprises, “despite the decorative air alarm over the center of Kiev, designed to give the whole action a much-needed shade.”

Kiev Must Send People To Slaughter As Part Of Biden Election Campaign (TASS)

Federation Council Deputy Speaker Konstantin Kosachev on Monday said the outcome of US President Joe Biden’s visit to Ukraine showed Kiev officials had no choice but to send people to the “senseless slaughter” as part of the US president’s reelection campaign. “The bottom line of the visit: Kiev has been left with no choice but to try and rush people to the senseless slaughter as part of Biden’s election campaign; Europe is paralyzed and totally deprived of initiative; and Biden in the role of a hero is going to Poland to show where that center of the European Union is, which is more desired by Washington. Not much. If you don’t count Biden’s ‘the Ukrainians helped us to get the meaning of democracy,’” the lawmaker said on Telegram.

According to the Russian politician, the show “Biden in Kiev” ended without incidents and without surprises, “despite the decorative air alarm over the center of Kiev, designed to give the whole action a much-needed shade.” Kosachev noted that Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky “rushed to convert the arrival of the main sponsor into another encouraging comments for the Armed Forces of Ukraine, promising Biden that the results of the negotiations would significantly affect the situation on the battlefield.” “And this means that he correctly caught the signal, with which the US president came to Kiev: Show some achievements, and quickly,” the lawmaker said.

He said that the demand for “Ukrainian combat success” coming from Washington occurs in the context of statistics that show that less than half of Americans (48%) approve the supplies of American weapons to Ukraine, 29% are against them, and 22% remain undecided. Kosachev said that “in America, foreign policy is traditionally subordinated to domestic policy,” and Biden in Kiev launched his election campaign “in the most heroic surroundings in order to prove to everyone that he can still ‘do it just like in the good old days’,” the lawmaker said. He added that if Ukraine still doesn’t support Biden’s campaign with triumphs on the battlefields, then the current US president “still has more options for further actions that can then be presented as wisdom and flexibility, compared to Brussels or Berlin, which were forced to burn all bridges to Russia.”

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Making Europe Great Again = MEGA.

Joe Biden Is Making Europe Great Again – For The US (Marsden)

When Russia finally drew the line and the conflict went red hot, Biden was quick to hightail it over to Brussels to take that dirty authoritarian Russian gas off Europe’s hands and replace it with molecules of freedom. Captain America was going to save the day, and European bureaucrats ignored the fact that US-branded freedom has a price tag. For starters, it has ended up costing Europe an amount several times the typical domestic market price paid for US liquified natural gas. American gas exports to Europe have spiked 148% year on year. Biden also pushed Europe to go green as yet another reason not to ever again turn back to Russian gas. “Today we’ve agreed on a joint game plan toward that goal while accelerating our progress toward a secure clean energy future. This initiative focuses on two core issues: One, helping Europe reduce its dependency on Russian gas as quickly as possible. And, secondly, reducing Europe’s demand for gas overall,” Biden said last March during his EU visit.

However, now the US President has changed his tune. “We’re still going to need oil and gas for a while,” Biden declared, going off script to say the quiet part aloud in his State of the Union address. “We’re going to need oil for another decade. And beyond that.” Oh wow, in that case, maybe Europe should be turning the Nord Stream pipeline of cheap Russian gas back on so that European governments can stop shoveling cash out the door in an attempt to keep their industry and economy – not to mention consumers – from being crushed by exorbitant energy costs. Whoops, the pipelines were mysteriously blown up. “If Russia invades – that means tanks or troops crossing the border of Ukraine – then there will be no longer a Nord Stream 2. We will bring an end to it,” Biden said last February.

A new report by Pulitzer and Polk Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh now attributes the terrorist act to a covert American operation in cooperation with Norway, whose sales of gas to Europe have risen from $27 billion in 2021 to $109 billion last year, with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki accusing Oslo of war profiteering. Both countries have denied the accusations. But even without cheap gas, as Biden sees it, Europe has a bright future. “Time and again, Democrats and Republicans came together…to defend a stronger and safer Europe,” he said in his annual address. Maybe share that with French and German economic ministers who were just in Washington to tell big bipartisan Team America to lay off Europe and to stop shutting out European imports under the new Inflation Reduction Act favoring “made in America” products – particularly green ones. Screwing over the EU because, hey, “business is business” is one of the very rare concepts on which both Democrats and Republicans seem to agree.

Brussels could have at least stopped sanctioning its own natural resource supplies from Russia if it had realized, as Biden just admitted, that fossil fuels were here for the foreseeable future. But that would mean not being able to pretend to stick it to Russian President Vladimir Putin. If the EU’s commitment to its green energy fantasies to the detriment of its own economy has proven anything, it’s that blind ideology is the first and foremost criteria for decision making in the EU. So, the EU is staying the course while the US actively works to seduce its industry to relocate across the pond where energy is still plentiful because, unlike Europe, the US is not dumb enough to actually align reality with their lofty rhetoric if it’s going to be economically suicidal.

There’s no doubt that Europe is doing better than ever as far as US interests are concerned. Washington planted the idea of a divorce from Russia in Brussel’s ear, and then rushed in to take Moscow’s place before the ink was even dry. Europe is hardly more free than it was when it at least had the option to play the field between the two geopolitical spheres. Now it’s totally dependent on Washington with European citizens subsidizing American greatness and freedom at the expense of their own.

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Everyone talks to the pranksters…

Merkel Confirms Minsk Agreements Were Meant To Give Ukraine ‘More Time’ (TASS)

The signing of the Minsk agreements gave Ukraine time to develop between 2014 and 2021 and served to ensure that the West be able to furnish the necessary support to Kiev, Germany’s ex-Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a conversation made public by Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov (Vovan) and Alexei Stolyarov (Lexus) on Monday. The pranksters telephoned the ex-chancellor on behalf Ukraine’s former Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko. Being certain that she was talking to a former Ukrainian leader, Merkel said that now there was no point in “digging into 2014.” “Then (in 2014 – TASS), in order to prevent even worse things, everyone signed this agreement. Was it possible to stop the war then?

This question is no longer relevant. I believe that the Minsk agreements gave Ukraine more time to develop between 2014 and 2021. Now Ukraine can both make a response and also to get the necessary support,” she said. In an interview with the German daily Die Zeit, published on December 7, 2022, Merkel stated that the 2014 Minsk agreements were an attempt to let Ukraine gain time. She said “it was clear to everyone” that the conflict had been frozen and the problem had not been resolved. Russian President Vladimir Putin later said that he found Merkel’s statement completely unexpected and disappointing.

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“The fate of Saakashvili, the fate of [Venezuelan oppositionist Juan] Guaido – this is what awaits all those who have sold their souls to the Americans..”

American Projects Against Background Of Biden’s Kiev Visit – Zakharova (TASS)

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called to mind “the fate of American projects” in comments on US President Joe Biden’s visit to Kiev and his meeting with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky. “Looking at today’s footage of Biden with his ward Zelensky from Kiev, do not forget the fate of all previous American projects,” the diplomat wrote on her Telegram channel on Monday. In this context, Zakharova mentioned former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, pointing out that the politician “is paying a steep price to be remembered in the West.” “The fate of Saakashvili, the fate of [Venezuelan oppositionist Juan] Guaido – this is what awaits all those who have sold their souls to the Americans: damned by their own people, needed by no one, forced to spend lavishly the money earned in America from betraying their countries on American lawyers,” she added.

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“..Earlier in February, Secretary of Defence Ben Wallace told Sky News that the UK would not send warplanes to Kiev anytime soon..”

Germany Comments On Fighter Jet Supplies For Ukraine (RT)

Germany can hardly meet Kiev’s requests for fighter jets since its Armed Forces do not possess the relevant aircraft types, its defense minister Boris Pistorius told journalists on Monday. When asked about potential aircraft deliveries to Ukraine, Pistorius said that, so far, the discussions about potential fighter jet deliveries have only covered the “fighter jet types that the Bundeswehr does not possess.” “That is a question for other nations rather than Germany,” the minister said. He did not rule out potential aircraft deliveries, though. “The military actions in Ukraine is something where one can never absolutely rule out anything,” he said, adding, though, that this idea hardly applies to German military aircraft right now. The German Armed Forces, the Bundeswehr, currently mostly relies on Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets.

Its Air Force, the Luftwaffe, has over 140 such aircraft, according to a 2021 report by Airbus. Produced since the early 1990s, these fourth-generation jet fighters are produced jointly by the UK’s BAE Systems, Airbus and Italy’s Leonardo. Apart from Typhoons, the German Air Force also has almost 90 older Panavia Tornado jets developed back in the 1970s. In January, Pistorius outright ruled out the idea of Germany sending fighter jets to Ukraine, saying it was “out of the question.” He also called such a move too risky, saying that it would “venture into dimensions that I would currently warn against.” Ukraine repeatedly called on its Western backers to supply it with heavier weapons like tanks and warplanes amid the ongoing military conflict with Russia. Kiev was mostly focused, however, on US-made F-16 jets.

Ukrainian officials recently expressed their optimism about overcoming Western reluctance to donate fighter jets. Last week, Financial Times reported that the US might still consider sending F-16 fighter jets to Kiev, or greenlighting their re-export from other nations that have them. On Monday, Italy’s La Repubblica newspaper also reported that Rome might consider sending five warplanes to Kiev. The deal could involve old AMX Ghibli fighter-bombers that the Italian Air Force plans to retire by the end of the year, the paper said, adding that Italy would only agree to send the jets to Ukraine if other nations provide it with Western-made military aircraft first. The UK, which otherwise spearheaded the Western-made tank delivery campaign for Ukraine, has so far ruled out sending jets to Kiev. Earlier in February, Secretary of Defence Ben Wallace told Sky News that the UK would not send warplanes to Kiev anytime soon.

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Now Tucker has to deliver.

Kevin McCarthy Gives Tucker Carlson 41,000 Hours Of Jan. 6 Footage (ZH)

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has given Fox News host Tucker Carlson exclusive access to 41,000 hours of Capitol surveillance footage from January 6th, 2021, according to Axios, which reports that excerpts will begin airing in the coming weeks. Last week, Carlson’s producers were on Capitol Hill to begin reviewing the trove – which includes various camera angles from around the Capitol complex. The archive was previously reported at ‘just’ 14,000 hours. “[T]here was never any legitimate reason for this footage to remain secret,” Carlson told Axios. “If there was ever a question that’s in the public’s interest to know, it’s what actually happened on January 6. By definition, this video will reveal it. It’s impossible for me to understand why any honest person would be bothered by that.”

According to the report, the process to give Carlson access began in early February, according to a communication between the show and a McCarthy aide shown to Axios. In January, McCarthy told reporters in Statuary Hall that he thinks “the American public should actually see all [that] happened instead of a report that’s written [on] a political basis.” Carlson, meanwhile, railed against Washington’s “regime of secrecy and deceit.” Will the new footage shed light on whoever unlocked the doors and encouraged protesters to come inside the Capitol? Or what Ray Epps was up to during the entire day? Only time will tell…

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James O’Keefe Out At Project Veritas (ZH)

Project Veritas founder and CEO James O’Keefe is exiting the organization. O’Keefe announced to his staff Monday that he was leaving over a conflict in vision between himself and the board in an poignant 15-minute video. “Throughout my 13 years doing this my mission has evolved,” O’Keefe said in his announcement. “Over the last few weeks I have felt a lot of despair and seen a lot of evil and felt overcome with various emotions.” A clearly emotional O’Keefe expressed gratitude for his employees, but noted that: “The external threats and pressure inflicted upon myself has been unimaginable,” O’Keefe continued. Employees had been dissatisfied by O’Keefe’s management and alleged he wasted money and was “outright cruel” to his staff, according to the The Daily Beast.


Speculation has been rampant about the timing of this debacle as O’Keefe points out: “A few days after the Pfizer story, I was informed by an officer of Project Veritas that he would resign unless I step down as CEO. We’ve been having a conflict of vision over fundraising, there were tactical disagreements about the boldness of approach soliciting donations.” As The Epoch Times’ Zachary Stieber reports, O’Keefe said he confronted one executive at a meeting on Feb. 2 and said that if the person would not follow his lead, he would have to exit the group. O’Keefe then fired the man. Later that same day, a different officer informed O’Keefe he was going to the Project Veritas board to restructure the company.

O’Keefe said he received an agenda for the board meeting as he was set to depart on a flight, and that the meeting was scheduled for the moment he was due to land. “It became clear to me in that moment [that] I would be removed from my position at Project Veritas,” O’Keefe said.

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“Titanium dioxide (also known as E171); Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) (E443); Potassium bromate (E924); Azodicarbonamide (E927a) and Propylparaben (E217)”

US Food Additives Banned In Europe (CBS)

From baguettes to focaccia, Europe is famous for its bread. But there’s one ingredient conspicuously missing: Potassium bromate. It’s a suspected carcinogen that’s banned for human consumption in Europe, China and India, but not in the United States. In the U.S., the chemical compound is used by some food makers, usually in the form of fine crystals or powder, to strengthen dough. It is estimated to be present in more than 100 products. “There is evidence that it may be toxic to human consumers, that it may even either initiate or promote the development of tumors,” professor Erik Millstone, an expert on food additives at England’s University of Sussex, told CBS News. He said European regulators take a much more cautious approach to food safety than their U.S. counterparts.

Asked if it can be said with certainty that differences in regulations mean people in the U.S. have developed cancers that they would not have developed if they’d been eating exclusively in Europe, Millstone said that was “almost certainly the conclusion that we could reach.” It’s not just potassium bromate. A range of other chemicals and substances banned in Europe over health concerns are also permitted in the U.S., including Titanium dioxide (also known as E171); Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) (E443); Potassium bromate (E924); Azodicarbonamide (E927a) and Propylparaben (E217). Millstone, who’s spent almost half a century researching food and agriculture science, said most Americans were likely completely unaware that they were being exposed on a daily basis to substances in their food viewed as dangerous in Europe.

“They probably just think, ‘Well, if it’s available or it’s in the store, it’s probably fine,'” he said. In a statement to CBS News, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said all food additives require “pre-market evaluation” and “regulations require evidence that each substance is safe at its intended level of use before it may be added to foods.” “Post-approval, our scientists continue to review relevant new information to determine whether there are safety questions and whether the use of such substance is no longer safe,” the agency added. [..] In a statement to CBS News, the FDA said that when used properly, potassium bromate converts into a harmless substance during food production. The FDA acknowledged, however, that not all of the compound used in any given recipe may convert during the production process, but that control measures were utilized to minimize the amount in final products.

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    Pierre Dumonstier II The right hand of Artemisia Gentileschi holding a brush 1625   • Recognizing The War Is Lost The ‘West’ Seeks An Exit (MoA)
    [See the full post at: Debt Rattle February 21 2023]

    Dr. D


    True love. You think he’ll do a reach around?

    Here’s the quality of the men involved:
    “Blinken Warns China Against Providing Aid to Russia, Says Balloon Surveillance Must “Never Again Occur”

    So…we have two out of three news balloons known: one, Chinese, weather balloon, which China called the U.S. to warn about, and NORAD was tracking all along. Two, a $30 radio club balloon pico-board reporting on it, drifted over Lake Huron. Third, an Alaska School weather balloon, paid for by the government. #Winning! At the rate we’re sending $400,000 missiles to blow up $30 car-lot balloons, I’m sure we’ll win this war on plastic waste in no time!

    Oh man, I heard MSM earthquake news talking about “that wonderful group the White Helmets” in really helping out Syria. Literally. “Those wonderful White Helmets”. I’m sorry, I’ve never heard you use “wonderful” for any other group ever before mentioned. Never ever ever. What makes them so special? Just the facts, ma’am.

    It’s so crystal if you can step out of it. If they say this, it means that, and the more they say it, the less is true. Just your standard N.P.D.

    Aw, those wonderful PR terrorists who were based in the same building in Syria as ISIS. I do not find that suspicious at all. The world’s “most wonderful people” are always best friends with bloody-thirsty liver-eating mass murderers.

    “Judy Monro-Leighton, one of three women who accused now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, was found to have lied during a congressional investigation and is now being charged with making materially false statements and obstruction.”

    “Harris, who was acting as a senator at the time, went on to become the vice president without any discipline for bringing the false letter forward without conducting a proper investigation into the matter.
    None of the senators on the committee took the time to investigate…”

    But there’s nobody out there. There are no White Hats although I am one, dusty as I am. And perhaps you are too. But besides us, and everyone else in America who points and laughs, there’s no White Hats.

    Speaking of, Carlson now has 41,000 hours of J6 tape, since just like Palestine, the government is incapable of the simplest actions, of doing their jobs, so we have to ask The People to explain it all for them.

    Here we go, hardly any officers in J6 at all! They just fill the whole camera.

    ““Since the government cannot be trusted to disclose these facts,” Pope wrote, “it becomes even more important that defense teams, including Pro Se defendants, be able to directly examine the evidence.”

    Not disclosing those facts is both illegal, unconstitutional, and a violation of due process and basic human rights. So…where’s the Squad? I thought they were all for civil rights? Too busy protesting for Assange to have due process and camping out in East Palestine?

    “Ilhan Omar Withdraws Support for East Palestine after Learning It’s in America” –BBee I guess not.

    We love all countries, cultures, and peoples equally except our own. That’s “diversity”.

    BTW, that’s ILLEGAL. It’s entrapment. No one took that back off the books, but it’s a law and we don’t follow those. Speaking of:

    GSK Scientists Knew About Zantac’s Cancer Risks For Forty Years “

    Is it against the law to give people cancer for 40 years? Like, millions and millions of them? Not according to our government. Then it’s time for a subsidy!

    I’m sure glad the government was #Helping and not covering it up. “Ohio disaster cover up: NOAA removes TWO images of HYSPLIT models from their article”

    Removing all data that shows the other side. That’s Science!™ Just like “Now That’s What I Call Federal Prosecution!™ (Volume 234)” First don’t prosecute anyone. Second, become 12 out of 15 members of the group. Third, encourage actions by any means possible. Fourth, deny everything, make counter accusations. Fifth, Suppress evidence. Sixth, hold without trial for years and years. Seventh, make jurisdiction where you have complete control. And optional eighth, buy crooked Judges who openly say they are railroading, and when given a direct order by the Judicial Board, ignore it and continue.

    P.S. Do any of these defendants look Black to you? I mean, besides Torrio? (An FBI informant)

    I do see what they’re up to…should probably have Biden tour Bakhmut in a t-shirt and bermuda shorts, sniffing all the soldiers. “How dare you!” — Greta, who is coincidentally missing for 2 weeks now. Where’s the “Capitalism Bad” Army now? Now when they could do something to CAPITALISM, not just attack and rob the middle class and the workers?

    — Crickets —

    I don’t think Biden will get them their “Pearl Harbor” though. America would probably send Russia a Thank You note. And they still have to murder Kamala, which isn’t too hard for any of them. It’s a great show, though. Maybe they shouldn’t have bet Trump would win, the rig wouldn’t be stopped, they could not then accuse Trump of “a coup” and “Election rigging”, etc. Because now they have to sleep every day in the bed they made choosing Joe, Sniffer-in-chief, and Kamala, both of whom bravely, bravely ran away from Ohio to hand-deliver $500M to Kiev with sloppy kisses. Mwah! I’ll watch.

    “It’s an open secret UA intends to build for a mass Spring offensive in the direction of Zaporozhe in order to sever the Crimean landbridge…”

    With what? Since these pathological liars ate their own dog food and punk’d themselves, they actually believed Russia is the USSR in 1979 like “Infographics” does. The only ammunition is Russian, in the armory in Transnistria. The odds of getting it is zero though.

    Have to say, I don’t really see the media positioning to abandon Ukraine. A little, sure. Just minor foot-shuffling. Probably they are incapable of it, either telling the truth, giving up, or signaling to markets $1T hypothecated gains leveraged 300:1 in Ukraine were all vaporized and lost.

    I can’t make too much of any of this. It’s been unprecedented failures to predict, to know the timing, to have things follow a single story line, to know what’s going on. So although I too comment on “the latest thing”, I have no faith in it or trading it like I did. We’re in an indefinite holding pattern, and I’m focusing on my own work.

    Example: Lira, etc say Soros will do his “Declare war” dance in Munich (appropriately). Not really. They are only capable of signaling, but what is Joe signaling with his visit? No one knows, so that’s not “signaling”.

    Bennie: “We don’t need to wait for the government to help out our fellow Americans in need.”

    Quite right except for one thing: THE GOVERNMENT HAS ALL MY MONEY. What am I going to give in charity when they already stole it all? And for bridges that collapse, a border that’s open to fentanyl, and an army that can’t beat a herd of goats? It’s not like I’m Hunter and can get paid directly by Moscow or something.

    “western’ media shows that the inevitable outcome of the war is now recognized.”

    Again, it’s not “Realized” until the markets realize. Because until then, no pain has been delivered, no change is made.

    “the US President has changed his tune. “We’re still going to need oil and gas for a while,” Biden declared,”

    Well that can’t be right: they’re outlawing all gas cars in 5 years. Are they going to put the gasoline back in the ground? Or “they spoke words therefore they’re lying”?

    Again, you see the beginning date of the war, the day the West chose and planned to fight it, the day Germany, etc started their “Green Energy Initiative”, etc. This was the first necessary structure to fighting Russia and nuking it, as in one way or another energy would be shut off.

    So again, “Behold! A Green Horse! (Chloros)” The Green Environmentalists that ride with, and are as deadly as, War, Famine, Plague. And Boy Howdy have they ever! They’re probably going to kill MORE people than “war” before it’s done. Hey, let’s shut off that fertilizer and force farmers to sign NDAs that they can NEVER farm again, ANYWHERE. And put up some condos! That’ll be Sooooooper Green.

    Cows in pasture? Anti-envirnomental we’re all gonna diiiiiiieeeeee! Intentionally lit chemical spill affecting 10 million people? Meh. No alarm, no action, no shame. All good here. Killing RED Americans, that’s god’s work. …Depending on who your god is.

    “The fate of Saakashvili, the fate of [Venezuelan oppositionist Juan] Guaido – this is what awaits all”

    Nah. London already stole all Ukrainian gold from the Ukrainian people back in 2014. They were having trouble in the gold market and their rigging was collapsing. As you can imagine London being discredited as bankrupt, with less credibility than Bolivia would be a blow to empire. And is no joke and no evasion a death sentence to millions of Britons. …So they stole the gold to keep the lies going so they could murder all those Britons THEMSELVES. Yummy!!!

    However, it doesn’t really fix lies though, does it? The Wheel of Fortune always turns and who was great becomes small, and the hardened and downtrodden, made of hard work and sacrifice cannot be prevented to rise. As you see now: there is no move the West can make, being composed entirely of hollow lies (and no artillery). And no move the South can make wrong, being made of commodity and manufacturing power combined with hard work and sacrifice + family.

    This is also true of Ohio vs D.C. although being “internal”, that balance is more complicated. D.C. will collapse, Ohio will be the new norm.

    Germany can hardly meet Kiev’s requests for fighter jets since its Armed Forces do not possess the relevant aircraft types,”

    He means planes that are still flying and not in need of repair. We don’t have any of those. In planning the war, we knew Germany had no flying jets and no moving tanks in 2020. Good job, Brownie!

    “was informed by an officer of Project Veritas that he would resign unless I step down as CEO.”

    Pretty typical. PMC Managers don’t realize they are worthless and could all vanish from the earth and not have anyone notice. Because they are people with zero value, perhaps negative value. So Veritas ceases to exist the moment O’Keefe leaves as their reputational harm is total. They don’t own any other assets, reputation is all. So he how has a hollow skin suit that will deflate around him in failure after failure while O’Keefe – if he can stay alive long enough – will move on to another success. Then the PMC track him down, nose in, and steal the new work. You know, like Greenwald and the Intercept. Planned and stolen from Day 1. Perhaps Day negative one.

    But when you fail, everywhere you go you smell s—t, check your shoes. Maybe you’re the piece of s—t you smell that nobody wants to be around.

    “It’s a suspected carcinogen that’s banned for human consumption in Europe, China and India, but not in the United States.”

    The body often responds to low-level poisons with weight gain. Arsenic for instance. So tell me again how Americans are fat. Or the minute the “modern” diet appears (China, e.g.) they also get fat. No. THEY ARE BEING INTENTIONALLY POISONED. To death. IT IS MURDER.

    No? What was that above about Zantac killing millions and nobody cares? Too busy chasing misdemeanor charges for frivolous trespass. 2 years solitary. Hey, could you give that to the Zantac and N&S execs? Are you kidding? #Government exists solely to SAVE those execs from punishment. If 50 years is too soon to notice.

    “Bring Back Rationing”…Forever. Forever and Ever. Just like 1984. The Party members have Jam. And Jets. And Juliets. You do not. Go ahead and vote for your own crippling weakness, but I don’t think that’s what they call the #Resistance.

    Sure, I’ll have sticks and stones in a mud hut, they’ll have IR satellites, digital ID and Jets, but I’m sure we won’t be #Oppressed or nothin’. Having no guns, in fact, “you’ll own nothing at all” means we have equal power and no trouble holding the jet-and-gun owners to account.

    Hummingbirds are extremely smart, showing brain size means absolutely nothing. #Science! “Always wrong, never in doubt.” …Does lead to the question: since size has nothing to do with intelligence — clearly — WHY are some species’ brains so much larger? Like ours? Are we just really inefficient? What’s the driver, the parameter?

    Trick question: Science has no curiosity and will never ask. Why ask when you already know everything without looking?

    The answer is all modern science is garbage. They’ve been on a dead-wrong path for 50, even 100 years and won’t admit it. The universe is “electric” and very, very simple. “Science” exists only in the things we DON’T know, but explore, and not in the things we do know, or claim to. It’s a method, a Process, not a Destination. And they’ve been going nowhere every day of my natural life.

    Dr. D


    More embarrassing is they don’t realize it.

    John Day

    I read the disclaimer at “Real Raw News”, as you advised. It appears to be there to deter lawsuits if they are wrong about something.
    “Information on this website is for informational and educational and entertainment purposes. This website contains humor, parody, and satire. We have included this disclaimer for our protection, on the advice on legal counsel.”

    Here is the underlying issue, this story, which is not confirmed, and a “debunking” which is remarkably lame. A friend in Oz sent me the link, which does raise the question about causality.

    Here is that original story about the FBI tipping off the USMC about agents hitting a substation in Boise. https://realrawnews.com/2023/02/marines-catch-fbi-trying-to-sabotage-substation-in-idaho-and-kill-them/
    Debunked here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cc030nX1Lv0

    That’s it. Not particularly convincing nor particularly reassuring.


    More on getting rid of the spike protein from Dr. McCullough



    @ Afewknowthetruth
    MORE >>>Hiding the truth/lying/avoiding responsibility/quiet quitting/promotion above abilities/we can fix the problems

    1. Ukraine has already lost two armies and it is begging for a third one. But the ‘West’ is unable to deliver it.
    2. A peace proposal to stop the killing and destruction.
    3. poverty
    4. drug consumption
    5.End of Globalists/king of the hill
    6. Selective jubilee
    7. Everything is great/shit is not hitting the fan.
    8. Don’t worry must spend more money to take care of Ukraine
    9. USA is not at war with Russia
    10. Ukraine is not corrupt
    11. More and bigger guns will change the outcome of the war in Ukraine.

    Dr. D

    Here’s what I mean by them not changing their tune:

    CNN saying “they’re out of ammo”, “Putin failed” “Ukraine is launching a massive new offensive” etc.


    The moss on the turtle’s head looks just like the hair algae that I have been regularly clearing from my fish tank the last 3 years or so. I suppose it is nice to know that somewhere, somehow, it has a useful purpose…other than annoying the hell out of me!


    @ RIM – thanks for the link to the article about the Marines killing FBI agents trying to blow up a substation.

    I suppose it is inevitable that with an entrenched oligarchy that we can’t have a completely “velvet revolution.” It will be challenging to ascertain who is for the oligarchy, who is for the “spirit of the American people” as embodied by the Constitution. The deaths of these FBI agents is senseless — no real reason for them to die, except for their own stupidity. Their families will undoubtedly be told that they died while faithfully executing their duties as FBI agents. The dress of the deceased FBI agents and the bumper sticker on the their vehicle suggests that they were either agents provocateurs (and two of the deceased were simply foolhardy Trump fanatics), but I think it more likely that the FBI couldn’t find any foolhardy Trump fanatics to pull this stunt, and simply wanted to blame Trump fans — I suspect that it was a foiled false flag event.

    The trouble with the country dividing between those who support the oligarchy and those who do not is that there is no simple way to tell the difference. This tends to lead to senseless deaths. Ideally, the perpetrators of the oligarchy are simply deprived of power…but how does one know who they are? The only thing I can think of is the biblical phrase: “By their fruits ye shall know them.” In this case, it was pretty obvious. Random 4 guys in MAGA attire, with AR15s, pull up outside of substation gate, and when told to stand down by armed marines one goes to open fire. The FBI lot could have simply surrendered, refused to say anything, and aborted the false flag mission. Instead, they lost their lives and still failed the mission. Were the FBI guys protecting whoever sent them? I doubt that they were completely rogue…most likely, someone higher up sent them….


    Putin call the Collective West perverts and degenerates


    Glad someone said the silent part out loud

    Pedo Joe asks the Russians permission to go to Kiev to smell Nazilensky’s hair


    Since WordPress doesn’t seem to allow video posts from Bitchute or Rumble anymore


    Phoenix (from last night)- that must have been gratifying!


    AFKTT agreed most of the numbers totted out by western .gov are fictitious. Most from models that are not fit for purpose, garbage in garbage out. At the convoy inquiry .gov presented numbers about the Windsor bridge blockade costing x amount in lost business because of it based on models when stats Can showed no loss at all. Didn’t use those numbers. Polemos once proven a liar always suspect from then on. Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me.


    Trying to guess which disaster will occur next though, is like trying to guess which numbers will come up on next week’s lottery. But that’s not the issue. By cutting back on safety and maintenance, and by having to rely increasingly on infrastructure long past its use-by date, what we are doing is shortening the odds of disasters happening. And on a finite planet where energy and resources are increasingly in short supply, prevention becomes ever more difficult.

    Expect more of this


    Since WordPress doesn’t seem to allow video posts from Bitchute or Rumble anymore

    Complete nonsense oroboros. WordPress never did. You need to be a little less lazy, look below the video for the Embed tag (go for IFRAME), and Bob’s your uncle. How many times have I said this now? No need to be a programmer, I sure am not, but at least try. The tools are right there. The system cannot guess what you would like it to do, so kindly help it along.


    Putin’s full speech I’ve removed the dot between rumble and com.

    John Day

    @Phoenixvoice: Mea Culpa on that story, which is not confirmed, while not being effectively refuted, either. A friend in Oz sent it to me and I posted it here for consideration. Polemos pointed out that it had feet of clay, and I have not subsequently found any good follow up, just a really lame “debunking” consisting of “there’s no USMC base near Boise”.

    As Ilargi and I both commented about some of the Paul Pelosi story links, “I won’t post those scurrilous rumors on my blog, but I will put them in his comments section”.

    Caveat emptor.

    John Day

    And now for something not that different at all: “No New Start” https://drjohnsblog.substack.com/p/no-new-start

    ​”President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday suspended Russian participation in the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty with the United States, warning Washington that Russia had put new ground-based strategic nuclear weapons on combat duty,” Reuters reports of the new declaration.
    ​ ​It comes over a year after Moscow signed onto a five year extension, and after in August the US accused Russia of violating the treaty in disallowing US on-site inspections under its stipulations. In response, Washington halted Russian inspectors’ ability to do the same on American soil.
    ​ ​Russia had at the time complained that it was actually the US side which “deprive the Russian Federation of the right to conduct inspections on American territory.”
    “​No one should be under the illusion that global strategic parity can be violated,” Putin said of New START in the Tuesday remarks delivered in Moscow.
    ​ ​In March 2021 the two sides renewed New START for a period of five years, and it will expire in February 2026 if it’s not continued – an increasing possibility given US-Russia relations have deteriorated so fast over the Ukraine war they are near complete breaking point. But this new Putin declaration appears to be the final death knell after the treaty’s fate was already extremely uncertain.
    ​ ​The treaty is intended to limit and reduce nuclear arms on either side, setting a limit of no more than 1,550 deployed warheads and 700 missiles. START I began in 1991, with New START signed under the Obama and Medvedev administrations in 2010 as a successor agreement.

    ​ ​Vladimir Putin has blamed the West for starting the war in Ukraine and claimed Russia responded with force “in order to stop it”.
    ​ ​In a speech describing his aims as the first anniversary of the conflict nears, the Russian president said Ukraine was in talks with the West about weapons before Russia invaded its neighbour on 24 February last year.​..​
    ​..​Mr Putin also announced that Russia was suspending its participation in a key nuclear treaty with the US which limits the two sides’ strategic nuclear arsenals.
    ​ ​“I would like to repeat, they started the war and we used force in order to stop it,” he said in his state of the nation address on Tuesday.​..​
    ​ ​“I would like to emphasise when Russia tried to find a peaceful solution they were playing with the lives of people and they were playing a dirty game,” he said.
    ​ ​Mr Putin said Russia decided to “protect its people and history” by conducting a “special military operation step-by-step” – as he warned that Moscow will “continue to resolve the objectives that are before us”.​​
    ​..​Mr Putin announced that Russia was suspending its participation in the New START treaty with the US, which caps the number of strategic nuclear warheads that the US and Russia can deploy.​..​
    ​..​Mr Putin said Russia was not fully withdrawing from the treaty and said Moscow must stand ready to resume nuclear weapons tests if the US does so​..The Russian president took aim at the West and said they “released the genie from the bottle” in the 10 years prior to the war, by starting others.
    ​ ​He claimed Western countries were painting Russia as an enemy of the state to divert attention from the corruption and socio-economic problems in their own countries.​..​
    ​..​In his wide-ranging speech, the Russian president also claimed millions of people in the West are being “led to a real spiritual catastrophe”, as he criticised the “Anglican Church’s plan to consider the idea of a gender-neutral God”.​..​
    ​..​The Russian president accused the West of collapsing its own energy sectors by sanctioning Russian-linked companies and individuals.
    “All sanctions are just a means, but the objective is to force our citizens to suffer – this is their humanistic approach,” he said.
    He added that they have “not been successful” and that the government has spent 3bn roubles on measures to stabilise the Russian economy.
    ​ ​On Monday, Mr Biden added that alongside additional military aid for Ukraine, the US would announce additional sanctions against Russian elites.
    ​ ​Mr Biden said the Russian president was “dead wrong” to think the West’s support for Ukraine would not last as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy described the talks as “fruitful”.​ ​

    Vladimir Putin Blames West for Starting War in Ukraine

    ​ ​Victoria Nuland Says US Supports Ukrainian Attacks on Crimea
    ​ ​Victoria Nuland, the undersecretary of state for political affairs, said last week that the US is “supporting” Ukrainian attacks on Crimea and called Russian military installations on the peninsula “legitimate targets.”
    ​ ​Nuland made the comments when asked about a report from The New York Times that was published in January and said the Biden administration was “warming” to the idea of helping Ukraine attack Russia despite the risk of escalation.

    Victoria Nuland Says US Supports Ukrainian Attacks on Crimea

    ​ An Unexpected Insight (for the Élite): The U.S. May Be the Biggest Loser in the War on Russia​ , Alastair Crooke​ (Thanks Figmund Sreud.)
    ​ ​Clearly the U.S. is preparing the ground for a Spring ‘Victory Announcement’ – as Milley’s delusional comments foreshadow – and a pivot – just a whisker ahead of the U.S. Presidential Election calendar kick-off.
    ​ ​The ‘narrative’ in the MSM has already begun to transition to that of a coming crushing Russian offensive – and of heroic Ukrainian resistance overwhelmed by crushing force.
    ​ ​“The critical nature of the next few months has already been conveyed to Kiev in blunt terms by top Biden officials — including deputy national security adviser Jon Finer, deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman and undersecretary of defence Colin Kahl, all of whom visited Ukraine last month” (Washington Post) – with CIA Director Bill Burns travelling to personally brief Zelensky just a week ahead of those officials’ arrival.
    ​ ​Zelenksky was put on notice. Results now, or else!​ …​
    ..But then Seymour Hersh finally says out loud, an unspoken harsh reality – one with hugely complicated political consequences (taken from Hersh’s subsequent interview with Berliner Zeitung, (Google translation)). No, not the Nord Stream sabotage (we knew that), but that of reckless misjudgement and rising anger in Washington – and contempt for Biden and his close team of neocons’ immature political judgements.
    ..It’s not just that the Biden Team ‘blew up the pipelines’; they’re proud of that! It’s not just that Biden was prepared to eviscerate the competitive ability and employment prospects of Europe for the next decade (some will applaud). The explosive part of the narrative was that “At some point after the Russians invaded, and the sabotage was done… (these are people who work in top positions in the intelligence services, and are well trained): They turned against the project. They thought it crazy”.
    ​ ​“There was a lot of anger among those involved” noted Hersh. Initially, Biden’s Nord Stream narrative – ‘it will not happen’ – was understood by the Intel ‘pros’ as simple leverage (linked to a then prospective Russian invasion) – an invasion which Washington knew was coming, because the U.S. was prepping Ukrainians furiously – precisely in order to trigger the Russian invasion…
    ..Hersh comments that although the CIA answers to ‘power’ in the broad meaning, rather than to Congress, “even this community is horrified by the fact that Biden decided to attack Europe in its economic underbelly – in order to support a war that he will not win”. Hersh opines that in a White House obsessed with re-election, the Nord Stream sabotage was seen as a ‘win’…..
    ..Let us be very clear: This was not the first time that Biden did something – regarded by the U.S. intelligence professionals – as wholly reckless: Robert Gates, the former Defense Secretary said on Sunday that Biden has been wrong on nearly every major foreign and security issue over four decades. In February 2022, he seized Russia’s foreign exchange assets; he expelled its banks from SWIFT (the interbank clearing system) and imposed on her a tsunami of sanctions. The Federal Reserve and the ECB said afterwards they were never consulted, and if they had been – would never have consented to the measures…
    ..Simply said, the import of Hersh’s Berliner Zeitung interview (and his other pieces) is that factions within the U.S. Deep State are furious at the circle of neo-cons (Sullivan, Blinken and Nuland). Trust is ‘done’. They are coming for them; and will keep on coming… Hersh’s piece is but a first taste…
    ​ ​Can we imagine that the U.S. might just throw-up its hands and concede Russian victory? No – NATO might disintegrate in the face of such spectacular failure. So the political instinct will be a gamble; to double-down: A NATO deployment into western Ukraine as ‘a buffer force’, to ‘protect it from Russian advances’ is under consideration…
    ..The bottom line is the unexpected insight (for the élite) that the U.S. itself may be the biggest loser in the war on Russia. (Moscow understood this from the outset).
    ​ ​Team Biden has essentially sparked a concerted push-back from the Establishment versus his decision-making competence. Hersh’s report; the Rand Organisation Report, the Economist interviews with Zelensky and Zaluzhny, the CSIS report, the IMF​ ​report showing Russia growing economically, and the scattered eruptions of hard reality appearing in the MSM – all attest to the circle of dissent at Biden’s handling of the Ukraine war that is gathering steam…
    ..Can Biden be removed? Theoretically ‘yes’. Sixty percent of young Democratic Party members do not want Biden to stand again. The difficulty however, lies with Kamala Harris’ deep unpopularity as a possible successor. The latest evidence of Harris’ fading position is a sharply critical article in the New York Times, filled with anonymous disapproval from senior Democrats, many of whom once supported her. Now, they are worried…
    ..Why should we not expect an investigation by the Democratic Party hierarchy or from Congress in pursuit Seymour Hersh’s allegations of deliberately by-passing Congress? Well, put simply, it is this: Because it exposes the ‘unsayable’. Yes, Biden did not ‘inform’ Congress, though some of them do seem to have known about the Nord Stream sabotage in advance. Technically, he bypassed the system.
    ​ ​The difficulty is that both sides of the House largely APPROVE of such exceptionalism – U.S. exceptionalism provides that the U.S. can do what it likes, whenever it likes, to whomsoever it wants. There are so many instances of this ingrained in practice: Who will dare to cast the first stone at ‘Old Joe’? No, the case against Biden – if it is to be pursued – must be the collective view that Biden is unfit to exercise sound judgement on issues which might risk lurching the U.S. toward all-out war with Russia…
    ..Where does Europe go in the wake of the Nord Stream allegations? It is hard to see a Germany-dominated Europe diverging far from Washington. The present German leadership is in thrall to Washington and readily has accepted its vassalage. France will – a few hiccoughs aside – stick with Germany. However, as the U.S. observes its dollar sphere contract with the expansion of the BRICS and the East Asian Economic Community, the U.S. will bear down hardest on its captive nearest economies. Europe will likely pay a devastating price.

    An Unexpected Insight (for the Élite): The U.S. May Be the Biggest Loser in the War on Russia

    John Day

    ​ ​Polish PM: “We Want Permanent US Military Bases”
    ​ ​During an interview with the CBS program “Face the Nation,” Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said he hoped that U.S. President Joe Biden would confirm his determination to see Russia beaten in the war with Ukraine. Morawiecki disagreed with those European leaders such as French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz who are saying that Russia “cannot win this war and Ukraine cannot be defeated.”
    ​ ​“We have to change that paradigm and we have to say, Ukraine must win and Russia must be defeated,” said Morawiecki. The reason for this is that “the very nature of Russia is to conquer other countries.”​ (Pot, kettle, black)

    Polish PM: ‘We want permanent US military bases’

    ​ ​Blinken gets Bibi to bend on Ukraine​ , M.K. Bhadrakumar​
    ​ ​US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday to persuade the latter not to press ahead with the UN Security Council resolution demanding an immediate halt to Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank.​..​
    ​..​This is the first visit by a Israeli foreign minister to Ukraine since the Russian special operations began and during this period, some chill had descended on the Ukraine-Israel relations as Tel Aviv stood neutral on the conflict in Ukraine and refused to criticise Russia or supply Ukraine with military hardware, the US entreaties notwithstanding.
    Blinken must be pleased about the development. He can take credit for it, since a subtle shift in the Israeli stance on Ukraine began appearing following his visit to Israel on January 30 and his meeting with Netanyahu.
    At the joint press conference of with Blinken, Netanyahu made a cryptic remark about how Iran has begun “export[ing] aggression beyond its border and beyond the Middle East.” And Blinken completed with alacrity the ellipsis in Netanyahu’s articulation: “Just as Iran has long supported terrorists that attack Israelis and others, the regime is now providing drones that Russia is using to kill innocent Ukrainian civilians. In turn, Russia is providing sophisticated weaponries to Iran. It’s a two-way street.”
    Blinken went on to disclose that “Russia’s ongoing atrocities only underscore the importance of providing support for all of Ukraine’s needs — humanitarian, economic, and security — as it bravely defends its people and its very right to exist, a topic that we also discussed today. One of the most effective ways to make Israel more secure is to continue to build bridges in the region and even well beyond the region.”
    The Ukraine issue and the Iran question have become intertwined in the US-Israeli talking points. But this is not so much because Iranian drones are being used by Russia to attack Ukrainian targets, but the alchemy of Russia-Iran relations has dramatically changed since the drone deal. A strategic axis is taking shape between the two countries with a robust military and economic content to it, which has the potential to radically change the balance of forces in Israel’s security environment…
    ..Israel’s dependence on ​the ​US to contain Iran is more critical than ever before. Tensions are spiralling since the drone attack on the Iranian assets in Isfahan on January 28. Two Israeli officers have since been killed; an Israeli tanker attacked. On Saturday, there was a missile attack on the US base near Al-Omar oil field in Deir Ezzor (Syria), and early Sunday, central Damascus came under Israeli missile attack. Meanwhile, the US has begun a renewed attempt to incite anti-government protests in Iran.
    In sum, the US and Israel realise that Iran has gained huge strategic depth during the past year in the geopolitical realignment triggered by the Ukraine conflict. Thus, During the state visit of President Ebrahim Raisi to China last week, President Xi Jinping voiced strong support for Iran against US interference in its internal affairs and for Iran’s nuclear brief.​..​
    ..Since his return to Tehran, Raisi disclosed that Xi has supported Iran’s BRICS membership. Iran recently became a member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, too…
    ..Now, what form the Israeli shift on Ukraine conflict will take remains to be seen. Israel participates in the Pentagon’s Ukraine Defence Contact Group. But Cohen gave few details after his meeting with Zelensky other than that they agreed to step up cooperation in a shared struggle against Iran. He was evasive: “We spoke about deepening cooperation with Ukraine against the Iranian threat in the international arena.” …
    ..The big question is whether Israel will continue to walk a tightrope between assisting Ukraine and avoiding friction with Russia with which it has strategic regional interests. But Ukraine conflict has shown the potential to reshape global alliances and Russia has warned Israel against supplying weapons to Ukraine.
    The Russian ambassador in Tel Aviv told Jerusalem Post on Friday that Moscow has taken “serious note” of Israel’s “diplomatic and balanced position” and would hope that “this position … will remain unchanged and there will be no weapons components provided by the Israeli authorities to Ukraine.”
    Israel’s understanding with Russia is far from limited to Syria. It is a multifaceted relationship where “Russia holds many important cards,” as a commentary in Middle East Monitor took note even as Cohen was travelling to Kiev.
    Netanyahu would have to convince himself first about the wisdom of jettisoning Israel’s neutrality, as he’d know that with all his ingenuity, it will be difficult to characterise any Israeli move to supply weaponry to fight Russian forces in Ukraine as an act directed against Iran.

    ​ ​Syrian foreign ministry urges ‘international action’ after Israeli attack
    ​ ​The recent Israeli airstrikes on a residential area in Damascus have left at least five people dead and 15 critically wounded”The strike on Sunday is the deadliest Israeli attack in the Syrian capital,” the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.
    ​ ​The Israeli air strike assault comes as Syria continues to reel from a devastating earthquake that left close to 6,000 dead and leveled large swathes of the country’s northwest region.
    ​ ​Earlier this month, an unnamed Israeli military official told Saudi Arabia’s Elaph newspaper that Tel Aviv will not hesitate to bomb Iranian aid deliveries to Syria under claims that Tehran seeks to “take advantage of the tragic situation … to send weapons and equipment to Hezbollah.”

    Undiagnosed brain cancer? Sen. Graham To China: “If You Jump On The Putin Train, You’re Dumber Than Dirt”

    ​ ​Finland over the weekend declared a reversal of policy regarding its NATO membership application, now saying it’s ready to join the military alliance without Sweden, at a moment Turkey continues blocking Stockholm’s bid.
    ​ ​Finnish Defense Minister Mikko Savola told The Associated Press at the Munich Security conference on Saturday that Finland still prefers to enter jointly alongside Sweden, but has now confirmed it won’t delay if Turkey only approves Helsinki’s membership.

    John Day

    ​ ​The Biden administration is preparing to sign the United States ​up ​to a “legally binding” accord
    with the World Health Organization (WHO) that would give this Geneva-based UN subsidiary the authority to dictate America’s policies during a pandemic.

    ​ ​Three undercover Metropolitan Police Department officers joined the march of protesters up the northwest side of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021—including one who climbed over a barricade and pushed others toward the Capitol, and another who walked behind Ashli Babbitt and predicted that “someone will get shot,” according to newly disclosed court documents.​ [“Agents Provocateur”]​ …
    ​..“This video clearly evidences undercover law enforcement officers urging the crowds to advance up the stairs and scaffolding towards the Capitol on January 6,”

    ​ ​“Turbo Cancer” Post COVID-19 Vaccination? 21-Year Old Evan Fishel Died of Leukemia Only Four Days After Diagnosis.​ ​​ (one of many)

    “Turbo Cancer” Post COVID-19 Vaccination? 21-Year Old Evan Fishel Died of Leukemia Only Four Days After Diagnosis.

    Dissolution of Spike Protein by Nattokinase​ , Peter McCullough MD, MPH The Holy Grail of COVID-19 Vaccine Detoxification​
    ​ ​Nattokinase is an enzyme is produced by fermenting soybeans with bacteria Bacillus subtilis var. natto and has been available as an oral supplement. It degrades fibrinogen, factor VII, cytokines, and factor VIII and has been studied for its cardiovascular benefits. Out of all the available therapies I have used in my practice and among all the proposed detoxification agents, I believe nattokinase and related peptides hold the greatest promise for patients at this time.
    ​ ​Tanikawa et al examined the effect of nattokinase on the Spike protein of SARS-CoV-2. In the first experiment they demonstrated that Spike was degraded in a time and dose dependent manner in a cell lysate preparation that could be analogous to a vaccine recipient. The second experiment demonstrated that nattokinase degraded the Spike protein in SARS-CoV-2 infected cells. This reproduced a similar study done by Oba and colleagues in 2021.
    ​ ​Nattokinase is dosed in fibrinolytic units (FU) per gram and can vary according to purity. Kurosawa and colleagues have shown in humans that after a single oral dose of 2000 FU D-dimer concentrations at 6, and 8 hours, and blood fibrin/fibrinogen degradation products at 4 hours after administration elevated significantly (p < 0.05, respectively). Thus an empiric starting dose could be 2000 FU twice a day.​ ​Full pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies have not been completed, but several years of market use as an over-the-counter supplement suggests nattokinase is safe with the main caveat being excessive bleeding and cautions with concurrent antiplatelet and anticoagulant drugs.​..
    ​..​It will take up to 20 years to have a fully developed pharmaceutical profile to characterize the safety and efficacy of nattokinase in the treatment of vaccine injury and post-COVID syndromes. Large number of people are sick now and many believe empiric treatment is justified given sufficiently low risk of side effects and potentially high reward.

    ​ From yesterday’s blog post. This combination also deactivates the spike protein:
    ​ The Combination of Bromelain and Acetylcysteine (BromAc) Synergistically Inactivates SARS-CoV-2
    ..We sought to determine the effect of BromAc on the spike and envelope proteins and its potential to reduce infectivity in host cells. Recombinant spike and envelope SARS-CoV-2 proteins were disrupted by BromAc. Spike and envelope protein disulfide bonds were reduced by Acetylcysteine. In in vitro whole virus culture of both wild-type and spike mutants, SARS-CoV-2 demonstrated a concentration-dependent inactivation from BromAc treatment but not from single agents. Clinical testing through nasal administration in patients with early SARS-CoV-2 infection is imminent…
    (This may be of benefit in vaccine-related illness caused by persistent production of spike protein, by inactivating it in the circulation. These should both be safe for a reasonable period of use, though there have been some concerns about NAC reducing immune-system cancer surveillance in long term use.)


    John Day, consider this further.

    Just look at the other headlines for that website. Real Raw News is a satirical site, making fun of the gullibility of right-wing/Q-anon people (note the slanting of the news). Do you think Putin is bombing adrenochrome facilities? Was Surgeon General Jerome Adams hanged to death at Gitmo? All the articles are written by the same author.


    John Day

    @Polemos: Point taken. You “prevail”.


    Doc Robinson

    “Once the immediate shock of the Ohio incident has passed, no doubt much of the focus will be on the inevitable litigation – particularly when the cost of treating all of those additional cancers becomes clear.” (from “Expect More of This” article at The Consciousness of Sheep .co.uk)

    The costs won’t be clear for decades, if at all. The latency period for the resulting cancers can be 15 years or more.

    In 1976, a chemical plant malfunctioned in northern Italy, and a cloud of gas including dioxin was released (the Seveso disaster). Animals started dying. “After the incident, ICMESA initially refused to admit that the dioxin release had occurred. At least a week passed before a public statement was issued that dioxin had been emitted, and another week passed before an evacuation began.” (Wikipedia)

    Fifteen years after the accident, mortality among men in high-exposure zones A (804 inhabitants) and B (5,941 inhabitants) increased from all cancers (rate ratio (RR) = 1.3, 95% confidence interval (CI): 1.0, 1.7), rectal cancer (RR = 2.4, 95% CI: 1.2, 4.6), and lung cancer (RR = 1.3, 95% CI: 1.0, 1.7), with no latency-related pattern for rectal or lung cancer. An excess of lymphohemopoietic neoplasms was found in both genders (RR = 1.7, 95% CI: 1.2, 2.5). Hodgkin’s disease risk was elevated in the first 10-year observation period (RR = 4.9, 95% CI: 1.5, 16.4), whereas the highest increase for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (RR = 2.8, 95% CI: 1.1, 7.0) and myeloid leukemia (RR = 3.8, 95% CI: 1.2, 12.5) occurred after 15 years. No soft tissue sarcoma cases were found in these zones (0.8 expected). An overall increase in diabetes was reported, notably among women (RR = 2.4, 95% CI: 1.2, 4.6). Chronic circulatory and respiratory diseases were moderately increased, suggesting a link with accident-related stressors and chemical exposure. Results support evaluation of dioxin as carcinogenic to humans and corroborate the hypotheses of its association with other health outcomes, including cardiovascular- and endocrine-related effects.

    Health Effects of Dioxin Exposure: A 20-Year Mortality Study


    The two fake ‘official’ numbers affecting people on Airstrip Five the most at the moment are the ‘official’ inflation rate (devaluation rate) and ‘official’ property (house and land) values.

    ‘Official’ inflation rates are between 3% and 10% per annum lower than the actual devaluation-of-money rate. This is important because pensions and benefits are adjusted annually ‘to keep pace with inflation’. This mechanism is being used to slowly pull the rug from under the general populace and eventually leave them floundering.

    Of course, the general populace of AS5 could well have the rug pulled from under them quite suddenly.

    There are numerous scams that come under the general heading ‘saving for retirement’; these scams are mostly run by corporations, whereby monthly allocations of fake money are taken from participants and used to cover salaries, vehicle expenses, executive bonuses and general expenses, whilst a portion is ‘invested’ in ‘share market’ frauds, ‘growth funds’, hypothecated derivatives etc., where real returns are substantially negative and there is a very real prospect of all the fake money vanishing in a matter of weeks, if not days.

    I was trapped in Orcland in the early 2000s and so desperate to get out I sold the property I had at the time for $355,000; the QV official valuation -the supposed market price- was $450,000.

    I had a major dispute with Quotable Values over the property I purchased in New Plymouth. They informed me that the land -sloping and terraced- was worth $360,000, whist the two storey brick house and other improvements were worth $120,000.

    I pointed out that such a house could not be constructed for less than $200,000 (and more like $300,000 at the time) whilst the land was worth $160,000 at the most. Eventually QV budged a little and reduced the land value while increasing the house value a little. it was still completely fake, but had the effect I desired, of reducing my rates bill -or more correctly reducing the increase on my next rates bill.

    It was (is) all part of the scam system run by the managers of Airstrip Five as a mechanism for extracting/circulating fake money via rates. The higher the land value, the higher the rates.

    That is where it gets really interesting because ‘Quotable Values’ for properties in Orcland and Boot City (Auckland and Wellington respectively) have fallen by $200,000 to $300,000 over the past year or so. And those falls were before Nature smashed so much of the landscape and completely demolished houses or made them uninhabitable and requiring hundreds of thousands of dollars of remediation.

    If the statistics mean anything, property values in Canterbury have fallen by 1.5% over the past year or so, having risen by around 30% over the previous two years from a relatively low baseline induced by the Christchurch earthquakes of 2011.

    On the other hand, property values in more remote regions have continued to rise (from very low baselines).

    People who can are abandoning the shitholes the managers of Airstrip Five have created over the last 50 years.

    Dr. D

    “Biden has been wrong on nearly every major foreign and security issue over four decades. ….The Federal Reserve and the ECB said afterwards they were never consulted, and if they had been – would never have consented to the measures…

    ..factions within the U.S. Deep State are furious at the circle of neo-cons (Sullivan, Blinken and Nuland). Trust is ‘done’.”

    So…correct me if I’m wrong here. If I controlled Biden. Had him on a leash. Owned the teleprompter in the (non) White House recording studio across the street. Then I would A) Admit everything and let the country collapse with me the White Hats in charge, ending in a long-arranged nationwide Civil War, B) Tell Biden to do everything they’ve been failing at since 2001 but HARDER. Faster Pussycat! Then deny it, say you’re crazy, and blame the inevitable collapse on Joe and the Democrats. (And their erstwhile GOP NeoCons still burrowed in there.) As a plus, you take out Milley!

    Too stupid to be stupid. When EVERY. THING. Somebody does is an accident that breaks things, IT’S NOT AN ACCIDENT.

    So suppose you had the Election dossier Trump sent around that showed Biden was taking money from China and Ukraine and had him, them, and half the top by the short and curlies, backed up with half the Pentagon who would meet them in Gitmo unless they listened very, VERY carefully. What would YOU do? Admit it all and start one half of the Pentagon shooting at the other? Or SHUT YOUR D—N MOUTH?

    I can’t say it’s true, but certainly it all “Died of Coincidence” — the leading cause of death.

    Outcome: Trust is shot. Centralization is discredited and despised. People re-localize. The bad guys are all outed and identified. And ALL SHOOT EACH OTHER. With decentralization, the Constitution is restored to the Union of States. The US$ eventually falls. No nuclear war. And Russia gets Ukraine! Because they know what’s going on and are participating.

    But this is an accident. Once again, the U.S. is the luckiest nation on the planet, just by chance.

    Hey, we can’t have everything. Like “ending” the Cold War, we have to make choices, things get broken, people get hurt, but the MAIN task is won: removing the power from the parasite and the parasite from the power. Then we can all clean up and get back to work.


    Official numbers – stock markets
    Out of control big rig going downhill
    Rig taking runaway lane to get back in control
    Hang on its going to be an unpresidential ride.


    Thanks for the link “Expect more of this”.
    Has all the ingredients: Corporate labor cutting to enhance profits and even the Iron Lady who was quoted in nausea all over the web with her “Other people’s money.blah, blah….

    Figmund Sreud

    Polish PM: “We Want Permanent US Military Bases”

    Polacks will never learn. What will, than, happen first is Poland will become Ukraine-like, … denazified and demilitarized. Just keep yamering you dump truck!

    Anyway, … for as long as me being Polish (~72 years), all I’ve been hearing from Polacks, “Ve vanna be ‘Muricans!, … dump-truckin’ fools!



    Coming to your backyard

    Empty supermarket shelves in Britain, as farmers can’t afford the energy costs of heating their greenhouses. Is there no end to the benefits of our economic war on Russia?

    Asda today introduced a customer limit of three on tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, lettuce, salad bags, broccoli, cauliflower and raspberries, while Morrisons said it would be introducing limits of two items per customer across tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, peppers from tomorrow.

    Other supermarkets are understood to be considering similar temporary measures
    Olly Harrison, 42, who owns Water Lane Farm in Merseyside, told MailOnline: ‘Shoppers are going to have to get used to the sight of empty shelves. ‘People are going to have to start eating some items like tomatoes seasonally again, because at the moment, without help, they just can’t be produced in this way. ‘It’s that simple: if something requires energy to be produced, and the cost of energy is getting higher and higher, no one is going to grow it.’

    Still, I’m sure Russia will be begging for mercy.


    But how many times (per minute) did the audience stampede to its feet, cap enthusiastically, and blindly cheer?

    You can tell the tyranny and oppression by the audience reaction. look at North Korea and the US Congress during the SOTU


    phoenixvoice said

    The trouble with the country dividing between those who support the oligarchy and those who do not is that there is no simple way to tell the difference.

    There is no difference for the majority who are fence sitters. TAE’s biggest fence sitter is AFKTT who supports the oligarchy’s CO2 lies yet rants and raves about the corrupt oligarchy and politicians. No common thread there other than AFKTT does what is best for himself, as do millions of others whether because of financial neccessity, simple laziness or whatever. We are all hypocrites at the end of the day.

    Figmund Sreud

    English version – official of today’s address by the leading Kacap ( an ancient and offensive Ukrainian, (… and Polish, too!) slur for Russians!


    … fwiw,



    zerosum said

    Empty supermarket shelves in Britain, as farmers can’t afford the energy costs of heating their greenhouses. Is there no end to the benefits of our economic war on Russia?

    Ration the plebs so that the PM can have some veggies for his curry? Kind of appropriate that chicken tikka massala is now running the country, always was their favourite dish. Will Queen Camila – or whatever her name is – start wearing a sari at official functions? Will the people of the UK soon start shitting in their gardens? Will the UK end up being better of worse than India? So many questions for the future of the UK. At the moment India wins, it still has veggies.


    Who ever takes Transnistria will be sitting on `a case of explosive watching missiles coming down to set off 7.4 earth quack under them that will break windows even in Odessa.

    Doc Robinson

    Regarding dioxins from the Ohio train fire, Newsweek reported today that “the EPA has so far not stated publicly whether it was monitoring for them.”


    Doc Robinson

    Today, the head of the EPA talked “tough” but then said he didn’t know if the EPA is testing for dioxin.

    “In no way, shape or form will Norfolk Southern get off the hook for the mess they created,” EPA Administrator Michael Regan vowed at a news conference in East Palestine… Still, Regan said he is not sure if EPA is testing for dioxin, a carcinogen, as some lawmakers and advocates have requested.

    EPA orders Norfolk Southern to clean up toxic Ohio derailment

    Doc Robinson

    This is the first news article I’ve seen (published today, two weeks after the Ohio train fire) which mentioned that four carloads of PVC burned during the initial fire, potentially creating high levels of dioxin.

    This article also says “The EPA has not yet tested for dioxin contamination”

    What other toxic chemicals were created or used in the fires?

    Dioxin. One big concern is the possibility of contamination by dioxin, a highly toxic, carcinogenic, and persistent compound released when polyvinyl chloride burns. Polyvinyl chloride, or PVC, was present in four of the cars originally on fire… The EPA has not yet tested for dioxin contamination, but a similar train derailment in Germany in 2000 found high levels of dioxin in the area where fires had burned polyvinyl chloride.

    Experts weigh in on potential health hazards posed by chemicals in Ohio train derailment

    Doc Robinson

    Four hopper cars loaded with PVC pellets burned in the initial fire after the Ohio train derailment.

    Similar to this car:

    “Our plastic pellet fleet consists of cars with loading capacities from 5,200 to 6,500 cubic feet and gross rail loads of 263,000 to 286,000 pounds.”

    Four hopper cars hold more than a million pounds of PVC pellets.

    Figmund Sreud

    If you wish to know the difference between money and currency, … here is a book that will enlighten you!


    … and, bonus, … you don’t need to by this book! Two chapters are free to read, … plus some bonus stuff free too. But read chapter 3 first, … than chapter 4.


    Doc Robinson

    If a hazardous train has a few cars of non-hazardous material, the train is not considered “hazardous”.

    Because the Norfolk Southern train had some cars containing semolina wheat and vegetables as well as about 20 cars carrying hazardous chemicals, the entire train was not labeled hazardous, and officials were not notified the train would be passing through the state.


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