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Why Will Ukraine Disappear? Because Nobody Needs It (Medvedev)
Human Destiny In Ukraine (Eve Ottenberg)
BRICS Carries Greater Economic Weight Than G7 – Study (RT)
US Ready For War With China – Congressman (RT)
‘Peace In The Middle East? That’s A Threat.’ (MoA)
US Will Threaten Europe To Implement Sanctions on Russia (Antiwar)
Details Of Kiev’s Botched Assault On Nuclear Plant Emerge – The Times (RT)
Hidden Sanctions On Russian Grain Could Spark Global Famine – Official (RT)
Poland Suspends Imports Of Ukrainian Grain (Pol.eu)
Finland May Come To Regret Joining NATO When Everyone Sobers Up (Lukyanov)
Italy’s Birth Rate At Historic Low (RT)
RFK Jr. Strongly Disapproves Of CBDCs And Digital IDs (IP)
When Trump Sucks All The Oxygen In The Race – Katty Kay (BBC)
The Case Against the Case Against Julian Assange (Rohde)
Biden Admin Has No Plans To Drop Charges Against Assange (Maynard)





Ritter: “[Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery] Zaluzhny, in a conversation with Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Pentagon, said that 250,000 Ukrainian soldiers were killed. About 83,000 are missing, of which about 60,000 are most likely dead. This gives an approximate number of 315,000 dead.”








Just start in 1950



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Odessa 2014








Country 404.

“..those who stayed want to leave for any place: the hated Poland, EU, NATO, to be America’s 51nd state. Joining the Antarctic with its pinguins will also be fine.”

Why Will Ukraine Disappear? Because Nobody Needs It (Medvedev)

1. Europe doesn’t need Ukraine. The forced support of the Nazi regime, by the American mentor’s order, has put Europeans into a financial and political inferno. All for the sake of bandera’s unterukraine, that even the snobby, insolent Polacks don’t take for a valid country, and time and again toss in the issue of its western areas anschluss. There’s a nice perspective ahead: to permanently put the nouveau-Ukrainian blood-sucking parasites on the decrepit EU’s arthritis-crippled neck. That’ll be the final fall of Europe, once majestic, but robbed off by degeneration.

2. The US doesn’t need Ukraine. True, the military and sanction campaigns are attempted for PR by political blabbermouths, who long ago attested to their impotence and imbecility. Average Americans don’t understand what “Ukraine” is, and where “it” is. Most of them won’t show this “power” on the map on the first take. Why won’t the US establishment focus on inflation and job issues, or emergencies in their home States, instead of a country 404, unbeknownst to them? Why does so much dough go across the ocean? Sooner or later, they’ll ask for that. Then, storming of the Capitol in January 2021 would seem like scout games.

3. Africa and Latin America don’t need Ukraine. The hundreds of millions spent by US on pointless fights in Ukraine, could finance many development programmes for Latin American and African states. Latin America is gringos’ backyard – that’s what they’ve been rubbing in for decades. Africa’s had its share of suffering from the genocide, and colonial dependence, imposed by former western slave traders. That’s why the people of African huts and Latin American favelas ask a very reasonable question: for their former suffering and present-day loyalty, why is somebody else rewarded – very, very far away?

4. Asia doesn’t need Ukraine. By Russia’s example, they see “colour” technologies at work to eradicate the largest competing powers. They understand what scenario the America-led collective West has for them if they disobey. “Help us to overcome Russia, and we’ll soon come to you”, the utterly brazen Western leaders tell them. Such gigantic countries as India, China, and other Asia-Pacific states face the big enough challenge of post-pandemic economic recovery, let aside the drugged clowns, with their whining for aid. “We are not interested in you”, Asia tells their messengers, responding to the calls to support Ukraine and confine Russia. The country, geopolitically many times closer to Asian powers, the one that historically has proven itself a reliable strategic partner. Do Asian giants need such headache coming from former colonisers?

5. Russia doesn’t need Ukraine. A threadbare quilt, torn, shaggy, and greasy. The new Malorossiya of 1991 is made up of the artificially cut territories, many of which are indigenously Russian, separated by accident in the 20th century. Millions of our compatriots live there, harassed for years by the Nazi Kiev regime. It is them who we defend in our special military operation, relentlessly eradicating the enemy. We don’t need unterukraine. We need Big Great Russia.

6. Finally, its own citizens don’t need the Nazi-headed Ukraine. That’s why out of 45 million people there’re only some 20 million remaining. That’s why those who stayed want to leave for any place: the hated Poland, EU, NATO, to be America’s 51nd state. Joining the Antarctic with its pinguins will also be fine. As long as it’s quiet, and the food’s good. The ruling junta’s criminal ambitions forced Ukrainians to beg and roam around the countries and continents, searching for a better life. All that is for an obscure European perspective. Or rather, to let the harlequin in a khaki tricot and his band of thievish Nazi clowns to put the money stolen from the West into their offshore accounts. Would ordinary Ukrainians need that? Nobody on this planet needs such a Ukraine. That’s why it will disappear

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“The strengthening of [Ukraine’s] military power alongside powerful fortifications erected near Donbass indicates the U.S. intention to initiate a conflict in the region.”

Human Destiny In Ukraine (Eve Ottenberg)

The deficiencies in the American character have rotted the world. And that’s without discussion of the abyss of human wickedness of senators who, like Lindsay Graham or Tom Cotton, call for war which would end in nuclear winter and five billion starving, then dead humans, or Joe Manchin, who wanted a no-fly zone – with, of course, the same radioactive results. But these character deficiencies at the top also have had unintended consequences that could spell a swerve off the U.S.-caused fatal trajectory of human destiny. American bullying and relentless aggression has created problems for itself, namely the tremendous Russia/China alliance and the eagerness and support that union receives from the Global South. Washington elites would like nothing better than to splinter that alliance, and thus perhaps succeed at destroying first Russia then China, separately. But Beijing and Moscow have caught on. So has the Global South, whose members pile as fast as they can into Russian and Chinese-led groups like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and BRICS, which has now outstripped the G-7 in how much wealth – and certainly population – it represents.

Humanity stands at a crossroads. The American Empire’s hubris has brought our fate to a point where the two most heavily nuclear-armed nations could get into a shooting war. If nuclear war erupts, we’re not just talking about the incineration of American and Russian cities, but more – to repeat, those five billion people who starve to death due to nuclear winter. But this was the atrocious risk American elites were prepared to take when they provoked Russia. As John Ross writes in a new book, Waging the New Cold War, coauthored with Deborah Veneziale and John Bellamy Foster, since the U.S.-backed coup in Kiev in 2014, Washington has prepared for war against Russia in Ukraine, thrusting the human future into a crucible for superpower conflict centered on Kiev. “The strengthening of [Ukraine’s] military power alongside powerful fortifications erected near Donbass indicates the U.S. intention to initiate a conflict in the region.”

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That’s nothing yet. Pepe Escobar talks of BRIICSS, adding Iran and Saudi Arabia. And then there’s Algeria, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Egypt, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sudan, Syria, Türkiye, the United Arab Emirates and Venezuela, all of whom want in.

BRICS Carries Greater Economic Weight Than G7 – Study (RT)

The BRICS group, comprising the world’s five major developing economies, has overtaken the Group of Seven (G7) by making up a larger share of the global gross domestic product (GDP) based on purchasing power parity, data compiled by Acorn Macro Consulting, a UK-based macroeconomic research firm, shows. According to the findings, the bloc of BRICS countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, contributes 31.5% of the world’s GDP. Meanwhile, the G7, consisting of the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the UK, and considered the most advanced economic bloc of countries on the planet, add up to 30.7%. The gap between the two groups is expected to continue to grow, analysts say, as China and India are experiencing robust economic growth, and more countries are interested in joining BRICS.

Earlier this year, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that “more than a dozen” nations have expressed an interest in joining BRICS, including Algeria, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Egypt, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sudan, Syria, Türkiye, the United Arab Emirates and Venezuela. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bangladesh have acquired equity in the New Development Bank, BRICS’ funding organization. Last year, BRICS countries proposed creating their own currency in order to move away from the US dollar and the euro in mutual transactions. International settlements in those currencies were made difficult for Russia, a BRICS founding member, by Ukraine-related sanctions. More recently, Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested the use of the Chinese yuan in transactions with BRICS allies and other international partners in Asia, Africa and Latin America.


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McCaul is the quintessential American idiot.

US Ready For War With China – Congressman (RT)

US Congress would authorize a direct military confrontation with China if Beijing launched an attack against Taiwan, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul told Fox News on Friday evening. The Texas Republican representative was talking from Taipei during a three-day bipartisan delegation visit to the self-governing island. American lawmakers would consent to putting boots on the ground if people in the US support the measure, McCaul said, without elaborating on how exactly such support would be measured. “If communist China invaded Taiwan, it would certainly be on the table and something that would be discussed by Congress and with the American people,” he said, adding that “if the American people support this, the Congress will follow.”

However, McCaul insisted that a “conflict is always a last resort” and described the US delegation’s visit as a way to “provide deterrence to China.” US-Chinese relations have previously been strained by the visits of American delegations to Taiwan, which China considers an inalienable part of its sovereign territory. The representative also maintained that discussions about a potential use of force by America in the Indo-Pacific region serve as a “deterrent for peace” since “you don’t have NATO in the Pacific.” Doing otherwise would mean inviting “aggression and war,” McCaul claimed. Beijing has repeatedly opposed Taiwan’s contacts with the US. The Chinese Foreign Ministry warned on Wednesday that the Taiwan issue is “the first red line that must not be crossed in China-US relations.” Washington formally adheres to the One China policy, by which Taiwan is considered an integral part of China. At the same time, the US enjoys close informal relations with the self-governing island and supplies it with weapons.

Washington has ramped up military support for Taiwan in recent months. In the Wall Street Journal, it was reported that the US was planning to increase its troop presence on the island from 30 to between 100 and 200 soldiers as it seeks to help Taiwan make the island “harder to assault.” In early March, the US State Department also announced that it was approving arms sales to Taipei, including $619 million worth of munitions for F-16 fighter jets. On Saturday, the Chinese military announced the launch of three days of exercises in the Taiwan Strait. The drills, held at the same time as McCaul’s visit to Taipei and just a day after Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen returned from the US, was designed as a warning to Taiwan and “external forces,” the Chinese military said.

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“Brazilian journalist Jamil Chade reports that China and Brazil have already begun working on a joint peace proposal for the Russia/Ukraine conflict, which will be finalized and presented to the public during Lula’s visit to China (April 11-15).”

“The Saudis have had enough of U.S. interference in their region. They are looking for development and development requires peace.”

Ending the war on Yemen is the deal clincher.

‘Peace In The Middle East? That’s A Threat.’ (MoA)

Thanks to China’s and Russia’s mediation peace is breaking out in the Middle East. Elijah J. Magnier @ejmalrai – 4:14 UTC · Apr 8, 2023 #BreakingNews: “The United Arab Emirates has begun withdrawing its forces from #Yemen. The Saudi-Emirati-Yemenite agreement will be announced soon.” The Middle East is solving its conflicts without the #US negative impact. Elijah J. Magnier @ejmalrai · Apr 7 Great news: “#SaudiArabia will announce the end of the war in #Yemen after the Eid al-Fitr. Saudi is ending all its (high/low) conflicts in the Middle East with #Iran, #Syria, #Iraq, #Yemen & #Lebanon (not interested in the country for now) to turn towards its own development. …” Peace will also come to Syria. The foreign minister of Saudi Arabia will soon visit Damascus. He will invite Syria to rejoin the Arab League. An Arab League summit will be held next month in Saudi Arabia and the Syrian president Bashar al Assad is expected to be there.

This comes after agreements between Iran and Saudi Arabia to bury the hatchet and after agreements between Iraq and Iran to reign in a Kurdish uprising in Iran that was controlled by Kurdish forces in Iraq. ‘We can’t have that’, says U.S. president Joe Biden. He sent CIA director Bill Burns to Saudi Arabia to threaten consequences: “CIA Director Bill Burns made an unannounced trip to Saudi Arabia this week where he reportedly aired Washington’s frustrations over Riyadh’s opening to Iran and Syria through mediation brokered by US rivals China and Russia. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a US official confirmed the trip to Al-Monitor. “Director Burns traveled to Saudi Arabia where he met with intelligence counterparts and country leaders on issues of shared interest,” the US official said.”

The official did not disclose the exact day of the trip but said that Burns discussed intelligence cooperation, especially in the area of counterterrorism. The CIA director met the country’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Burns likely threatened to withhold U.S. intelligence on terrorist groups from the Saudis. The CIA could additionally push some of its ISIS assets to make some nasty appearances in Saudi Arabia to then offer ‘help’ to ‘fight terrorism’. I do not think that this will work. The Saudis have had enough of U.S. interference in their region. They are looking for development and development requires peace.

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It is simple: “..the more countries the US sanctions, the more these targeted nations may cooperate as trading partners..”

US Will Threaten Europe To Implement Sanctions on Russia (Antiwar)

The White House plans to send a clear message to its European partners in the economic war against Russia, “you are either with us or against us.” Two US Treasury officials will visit European and Central Asian partners next month to demand all sanctions on Russia be implemented. Treasury officials Liz Rosenberg and Brian Nelson will meet with leaders of financial institutions in Switzerland, Italy and Germany. The AP reports the officials will have a simple message, “1. Continue to provide Moscow with material support or 2. Keep doing business with countries that represent 50 percent of the global economy.” Rosenberg and Nelson will provide their European counterparts with intelligence on alleged sanctions evaders. If those countries fail to crack down on those still doing business with Russia, then Washington is threatening to issue “penalties.”

It is unclear how far the Joe Biden administration is willing to punish NATO allies for violating sanctions. The policy echoes President George W. Bush’s doctrine that countries must either actively align with Washington in its Middle East wars, or else be judged as working “with the terrorists.” It is unclear how Europe will respond to the Joe Biden administration’s threats. Some EU members were in favor of a plan that would lift sanctions on the Belarusian fertilizer industry. Additionally, stricter sanctions implementation could threaten the Black Sea grain export agreement. The deal, brokered by Turkey and the UN, allows Ukraine’s heavily mined Black Sea ports to export agricultural products. Moscow has been willing to extend the agreement several times but is threatening to terminate it over Western sanctions preventing Russia from reaping the agreement’s benefits. After Russia invaded Ukraine last year, the White House unleashed a series of sanctions that it considered an economic nuclear weapon.

However, the attempt to isolate Moscow’s economy has largely floundered. While the Russian rouble has dipped in recent days, throughout most of the war Moscow has weathered the sanctions by increasing trade with Asia. Washington has only rallied its NATO allies and other close partners to adopt the sanctions. Meanwhile, China has added more countries to its Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and Saudi Arabia and Turkey are two of the latest prospective members. Upon becoming a member of the SCO, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi observed that the more countries the US sanctions, the more these targeted nations may cooperate as trading partners.”The relationship between countries that are sanctioned by the US, such as Iran, Russia or other countries, can overcome many problems and issues and make them stronger,” he said. “The Americans think whichever country they impose sanctions on, it will be stopped, their perception is a wrong one.”

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“..the attack involved some 600 elite Ukrainian soldiers who tried to cross the Dnieper River on October 19 by boat..”

Details Of Kiev’s Botched Assault On Nuclear Plant Emerge – The Times (RT)

Ukraine’s “highly dangerous”operation to capture the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant last year ended in failure due to heavy Russian resistance, The Times reported on Friday, citing its sources. According to Kiev’s military personnel interviewed by the British newspaper, the attack involved some 600 elite Ukrainian soldiers who tried to cross the Dnieper River on October 19 by boat. The operation hinged on the presumption that Moscow’s troops would not be able to fire artillery so close to the nuclear power plant, which is the largest in Europe, one officer told The Times. However, the paper’s sources said the team met unexpected resistance. Moscow’s forces had “mined everything” and “even pulled up tanks and artillery” to fire on Kiev’s forces while they were on the water, the officer added.

The assault was supported by Ukrainian artillery, including US-made HIMARS systems, but Russian resistance resulted in only a fraction of the Ukrainian force coming ashore. After a three-hour firefight on the outskirts of Energodar, the town hosting the plant, the Ukrainian soldiers were forced to retreat, the report says. Some senior Ukrainian officials viewed the offensive as controversial, with the president of Ukraine’s nuclear operator Energoatom, Pyotr Kotin, telling The Times: “it is very dangerous to do such things near nuclear material. Any damage will bring radiation to the people and to the whole world.” The report appears to echo the Russian Defense Ministry’s statement at the time. On October 19, it said Kiev’s forces attempted – without success – to mount an amphibious operation in the area, involving up to two Ukrainian companies and a total of 37 boats.

The military claimed Ukraine lost over 90 soldiers and 14 boats. Russia and Ukraine have repeatedly accused each other of shelling the Zaporozhye NPP, which has been under Moscow’s control since last February. Russian officials have on numerous occasions warned that Kiev’s attacks could trigger a nuclear disaster. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called on both parties to create a safe zone around the facility, but the negotiations on the matter have failed to achieve a breakthrough. In late March, Rafael Grossi, the nuclear watchdog’s chief, said the idea was no longer being considered. Instead of establishing a safe zone, the IAEA now wants Kiev and Moscow to promise not to target the plant, or use it for staging attacks.

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Short: you can buy it, but you cannot pay for it.

Hidden Sanctions On Russian Grain Could Spark Global Famine – Official (RT)

Russian grain exporters have been hit by indirect sanctions, as Western businesses were unable to provide services critical to the industry, the head of the Russian Union of Grain Exporters has said in an interview with RT. Eduard Zernin explained that even though grain is exempt from anti-Russia sanctions imposed by Western powers, firms located or registered in those countries were systemically refusing to work with Russian suppliers. “Among them are banking institutions of this or that country that have been rejecting payments, or vessels flying the flag of this or that country that suddenly stopped entering Russian ports despite all the valid licenses,” Zernin said. “We have seen a wave of individual initiatives, the scale of which was massive.”

Russia accounts for more than 20% of the world’s grain shipments, the official noted, adding that the latest attempts “to erase or cancel Russian produce from global markets has failed,” as the elimination of such a prodigious amount of supplies would inevitably trigger a global food crisis. “Direct pressure is impossible, but if we face another upsurge in disguised sanctions targeting shipments of Russian grain, famine may be inevitable,” he warned. According to Zernin, the hidden sanctions applied to Russian exporters last year sent prices for wheat surging from $300 to $450 per ton. He added that prices began declining only when those restrictions were eased, after the Russian Union of Grain Exporters raised concerns on the international level, having alerted the United Nations to the issue.

“We have faced and are still facing challenges related to banking operations,” Zerin said. “We managed to resolve nearly all the issues relating to fleets, partly arising from increased freight tariffs.” According to the head of the union, Russian grain exporters have also been cut off from the legal regulation platform as part of Western restrictions. “As a result, we are not able to resolve any legal disputes at specialised arbitration platforms,” he said. Zernin noted that the Russian Union of Grain Exporters has had to establish direct contacts with major importers of agricultural produce, to reduce the impact of sanctions. “We have defined our focus markets, such as the Middle East and North African countries, the world’s biggest grain consumers, we have established direct ties with them, and developed new strategies for trading with every nation separately,” he explained. According to the official, Russian exporters now work either under Russian legislation or follow the requirements of domestic laws of partners, staying out of global legislative framework.

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“Romania and Bulgaria have seen similar waves of unrest, with farmers staging demonstrations in the capitals and blocking border crossings.”

Poland Suspends Imports Of Ukrainian Grain (Pol.eu)

Poland will temporarily stop all imports of grain from Ukraine, the two countries’ governments announced Friday. The measure comes after a meeting earlier in the day between Poland’s new Agriculture Minister Robert Telus, who took office Thursday, with his Ukrainian counterpart Mykola Solskyi at a border crossing between the two countries. “The Ukrainian side has proposed to severely restrict, and for the moment even stop completely, grain arrivals to Poland,” Telus said during a joint press conference after the meeting. He added that restrictions would not extend to the transit of grain intended for other countries. Following Russia’s invasion, Ukraine was forced to divert around half of its exports from the blocked Black Sea ports into Poland, Hungary, Romania and other border countries.

The move, facilitated by the European Commission and EU countries, was meant to throw an economic lifeline to Ukraine, one of the world’s largest agricultural producers, and ensure its exports could reach global markets. But, instead of leaving the EU’s eastern member countries, much of the produce has instead flooded local markets. Earlier this week, Telus’ predecessor, Henryk Kowalczyk, resigned amid mass farmers’ protests over the issue. Romania and Bulgaria have seen similar waves of unrest, with farmers staging demonstrations in the capitals and blocking border crossings.

“The situation is difficult for both Ukrainian and Polish farmers. We all understand who is to blame, but we have to solve this problem. The Ukrainian side will refrain from exporting wheat, corn, rapeseed and sunflower to Poland until the new season,” Solskyi said, referring to this summer’s harvest. Solskyi added that the two sides would meet again in the coming days to ensure smooth transit of grain intended for other countries. “We are counting on the most constructive position of the Polish side regarding the transit of Ukrainian grain to Polish ports and ports of other EU countries,” he said.

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“..the desire for a sense of security (belonging to a powerful community) overrides the practical considerations of avoiding danger (the prospect of becoming a target or a battlefield)”

Finland May Come To Regret Joining NATO When Everyone Sobers Up (Lukyanov)

The idea of abandoning the policy of non-alignment has always been present in Finland, as has a public and political consensus that it was inadvisable. Indeed, for 30 years the idea of a new military confrontation in Europe was solely the preserve of the most indomitable ‘Cold Warriors,’ and even the enlargement of NATO was presented primarily in political and ideological, not military, terms. The return of the reality of war has shaken all of Europe. In Sweden and Finland, the decision to abandon non-alignment and join NATO was taken immediately, and public opinion was turned on its head. Remarkably, there was almost no discussion of whether neutral status was a more reliable way of ensuring national security; membership of the military bloc was seen as the only option. Before that, non-participation had long been considered the most sensible approach. So, why the sudden change?

There are several reasons for this, but one is worth highlighting. There is a term known as ‘securitization’ – where a security dimension is given to everything: economic, cultural and even humanitarian processes. There is now a counter-experience, with the issue of classical security taking on a value-based form. That is, belonging to a particular ideological and ethical group, and being openly opposed to others, is seen as a more effective way of protecting oneself than remaining aloof from confrontation. This is a psychological rather than a military-technical phenomenon. Put simply, the desire for a sense of security (belonging to a powerful community) overrides the practical considerations of avoiding danger (the prospect of becoming a target or a battlefield).

This in itself is a result of the radicalization of values that took place in the West, as part of the wave of euphoria following the Cold War, when the “right side of history” prevailed. Hence the rejection of neutrality and the need to take into consideration the concerns of the “wrong” side, on the basis that those who aren’t in the same moral and ethical boat can’t be trusted. The current attitude to neutrality is the product of two simultaneous concepts: ’the long peace’ and ’the end of history.’ The first is because it has become obvious that delicate balances and safeguards are simply no longer relevant. The second is down to the belief that it’s clear whose side the historical truth is on (the West), so there is no need to flirt with representatives of the “doomed” opponent. Both perspectives are already things of the past. A rethink is inevitable.

Ritter Finland

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” Italy had 12 deaths for every seven births last year..”

Italy’s Birth Rate At Historic Low (RT)

Fewer than 400,000 babies were born in Italy in 2022, deepening what has been referred to as a “national emergency” as the country’s population declines to historically low levels, according to figures released by the EU nation’s National Institute of Statistics. The total number of newborns dropped about 1.8% from the 400,249 births recorded in Italy in 2021, the lowest such figure since 1861. The newly tallied statistics, released on Friday by Italy’s statistics bureau, mean that Italy had 12 deaths for every seven births last year as the country’s overall population dropped by 179,000. “It’s a demographic crisis,” said Maria Rita Testa, a demographer at Luiss University in Rome, via the Financial Times. “We are going to lose a lot of people in the future,” she said of a situation attributable simply to the fact that “women are just having fewer children.”

The population decline follows the introduction of a financial incentive scheme in 2021 by the former government led by Mario Draghi, which would provide families with monthly financial incentives for each child born, ranging between €50 to €175 ($55 to $192) depending on the family’s income. The leader of Italy’s current right-wing government, Giorgia Meloni, made addressing the population decline a key element of her election campaign last year. This policy pledge came amid concerns that the dwindling populace would put increasing strain on various key public sectors such as the funding of healthcare systems. Italy already has one of the highest debt-to-GDP levels in Europe at 135%.

“Having a low fertility rate is an issue that doesn’t belong to the right or the left-wing political side, it’s a national emergency,” Senator Lavinia Mennuni of the ruling Brothers of Italy party said last year. “We have to put working mothers back at the center of any political decision.” Italy’s population has been falling since 2014, with a total drop of around 1.36 million people during that time – roughly equivalent to the population of Milan, Italy’s second-largest city. However, these numbers have been partially offset by immigration as immigrants exceeded emigrants by 229,000 in 2022.

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“The central bank will have the power to enforce dollar limits on our transactions restricting where you can send money, where you can spend it, and when money expires.”

RFK Jr. Strongly Disapproves Of CBDCs And Digital IDs (IP)

Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is resisting the notion of centralized control and recently blasted CBDCs and digital IDs. Kennedy, who is an environmental lawyer, has announced his plan to run for the US presidency as a Democrat in 2024. He made this announcement after filing the necessary paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on April 5th. In a separate event, Kennedy shared his views on CBDCs on Twitter. “The Fed just announced it will introduce its ‘FedNow’ Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in July,” he said.

This statement is not entirely accurate. Although the Federal Reserve has revealed its plans to launch the FedNow payment system in July, it is not considered a CBDC. Nevertheless, the implementation of this system could potentially aid in the development of a future CBDC, which the Biden Administration has expressed interest in supporting. “While cash transactions are anonymous, a #CBDC will allow the government to surveil all our private financial affairs,” the environmental lawyer warned. “The central bank will have the power to enforce dollar limits on our transactions restricting where you can send money, where you can spend it, and when money expires.” Kennedy also warned about the possible risks of such technology.

“A CBDC tied to digital ID and social credit score will allow the government to freeze your assets or limit your spending to approved vendors if you fail to comply with arbitrary diktats, i.e. vaccine mandates. “The Fed will initially limit its CBDC to interbank transactions but we should not be blind to the obvious danger that this is the first step in banning and seizing bitcoin as the Treasury did with gold 90 years ago today in 1933. “Watch as governments, which never let a good crisis go to waste, use Covid-19 and the banking crisis to usher in a new wave of CBDCs as a safe haven from germ-laden paper currencies or as protection against bank runs.” His tweet had 7.3 million views at the time of writing this article.

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“Trump still makes news and boosts ratings in a way that no other US political candidate ever has. Which is a problem for anyone running against him.”

When Trump Sucks All The Oxygen In The Race – Katty Kay (BBC)

“Down in Mar-a-Lago, they’re calling it total dominance,” the Trump associate chuckled as he slid his phone across the desk to show me a photo. The image was of a dozen different TV channels all tuned to Trump’s speech hours after the former president’s historic arrest. It was taken by one of Trump’s aides who was with him down in Florida and then sent around as bragging rights to show how much coverage Trump can still command. “They just give us free airtime,” the associate added, almost perplexed. If American election campaigns are a war, TV is the battlefield and this week team Trump blew all his opponents off the map. [..] The arrest was a big deal and it will change American politics. But hours of coverage of an uneventful journey from Palm Beach to Manhattan gave Mr Trump a lot of TV time that he didn’t have to pay for out of campaign funds.

Back in 2016 the US press was criticised for covering the ever colourful Mr Trump more extensively than his Republican rivals for the presidential nomination. He would famously call into cable news TV shows on his cell phone and get 20 minutes of airtime (full disclosure, I took part in some of those interviews. He once told me I was too negative about his campaign, but added that I shouldn’t worry about it.) Afterwards there was some hand wringing among Democrats who accused the media of helping Mr Trump win the White House just by covering him so much – which is ironic since the American media is often accused of skewing left. But at least when Mr Trump called into TV shows he was talking and saying something and being interviewed by reporters who had often tough questions and he got a lot of push back.

This week he got airtime by just sitting on the tarmac. Total dominance. This is not 2016, and most newsrooms have thought hard about their Trump coverage. On Tuesday night several TV stations, including the BBC, dipped out of Trump’s speech after a couple of minutes in order not to relay what was effectively a campaign rally. MSNBC didn’t run the speech at all. But nearly all stations were glued to his flight up to New York the day before his court appearance – I even saw a tweet that an Italian TV channel was running it live. And of course the reason is clear. Trump still makes news and boosts ratings in a way that no other US political candidate ever has. Which is a problem for anyone running against him. Did you know that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was in the swing state of Michigan this week, talking to a packed convention hall of Republican voters?

Or that Nikki Haley, one of only three Republicans actually officially running for the presidency, announced this week that she’s raised $11 million in campaign funds? Maybe you missed that news because you were glued instead to President Joe Biden’s speech in Minnesota, touting the benefits of his administration’s manufacturing policy. No? Don’t feel bad, we’re all in the same Trump-powered boat. It is too soon to say whether this week’s arrest is good news for Donald Trump’s candidacy or not. But it did teach us one thing for sure – Mr Trump still dominates headlines. Which means the other Republican candidates, as well as the current president himself, will have to find a way to get media coverage of their own. And the American TV networks will have to decide what is newsworthy in the Trump campaign, and what isn’t. None of that is easy.

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Book review.

The Case Against the Case Against Julian Assange (Rohde)

Like the Trump administration that preceded it, the Biden administration is seeking the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to stand trial on an indictment under the infamous Espionage Act of 1917. As the unprecedented U.S. prosecution of Assange reaches a critical stage, a growing number of elite media outlets, human rights advocates and press freedom organizations around the world are demanding his release. All have expressed basic agreement with Nils Melzer, former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, who describes the case against Assange as a scandal that “represents the failure of Western rule of law.”

Time is running out to correct this failure. Last August, Assange filed an appeal before the U.K. High Court of Justice Administrative Court arguing that his extradition would violate U.K. law because he is being prosecuted for his political opinions and protected speech; that the request itself violates the U.S.-UK Extradition Treaty and international law because it is based on “political offenses;” that the U.S. government has misrepresented the core facts of the case to the British courts; and that the extradition request and its surrounding circumstances constitute an abuse of process. If Assange loses this appeal, his last resort is the European Court of Human Rights.

No one has covered the Assange case more tenaciously, as well as the broader attack on whistleblowers, than journalist Kevin Gosztola. In “Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Against Julian Assange,” Gosztola expands upon his reports of Assange’s extradition hearings in London during September and October 2020, and in a clear and compelling style, recounts the key events in the case. But he also does more than that. “Guilty of Journalism” offers revelations of egregious conduct by the U.S., including the use of knowingly false testimony, illegal surveillance of Assange and his lawyers and CIA plans to kidnap and assassinate him. These disclosures compound an already shocking tale of injustice at the hands of the U.S. government.

Opening his first chapter with the unequivocal declaration, “Julian Assange is a journalist,” Kosztola never loses sight of the extraordinary contributions WikiLeaks has made through its public disclosures since its founding in 2006. He includes an informative Appendix entitled, “Thirty WikiLeaks Files the Government Doesn’t Want You to Read,” covering climate change and the environment, corporate power, human rights abuses, regime change, foreign policy and U.S. politics. These files, he writes, “reflect the positive impact that WikiLeaks has had by boosting our shared knowledge of a government that rules the most powerful country in the world.”

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“I can confirm we are continuing our efforts to seek the extradition of Julian Assange..”

Biden Admin Has No Plans To Drop Charges Against Assange (Maynard)

In a week when the Biden administration worked to free a truth teller arrested in Russia, it doubled down on its commitment to punish another truth teller arrested in Western Europe. “I can confirm we are continuing our efforts to seek the extradition of Julian Assange,” Justice Department spokesperson Nicole Navas Oxman told Poynter on Monday. The statement was released in a period when pressure to release the WikiLeaks founder has come from many directions, with members of Congress, the British press and a Russian state official all chiming in on Assange’s continued detention in Britain at the behest of American authorities.

[..] The U.S. government’s push to punish Assange is a matter of the public’s right to know, Morinière said, with his case setting “a dangerous precedent that any member of the media, in any country, can now be targeted by governments, anywhere in the world, to answer for publishing information in the public interest.” “Debating whether he is a journalist is a distraction from the indisputable fact that he’s being (prosecuted) for committing acts of journalism,” said Seth Stern, director of advocacy for the Freedom of the Press Foundation, in an email. “The First Amendment doesn’t limit itself to protecting card-carrying journalists,” he said. “It says ‘Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.’ Assange is being prosecuted under a law that not only abridges freedom of the press but criminalizes essentially the dictionary definition of investigative journalism. If that’s permitted by the First Amendment then the First Amendment does not mean much.”

[..] Much of the debate over WikiLeaks during the Obama administration — which used the constitutionally dubious Espionage Act of 1917 more than all past administrations combined, but still restrained itself when it came to prosecuting Assange — hinged on what was at the time called the “New York Times problem.” That debate postulated that if the prosecution of Assange set a marker, there would be little to prevent future administrations from prosecuting reporters from The New York Times, as most Times reporters who wrote military and national security stories regularly did most of the actions Assange was accused of doing. Prosecuting such a publication “would obviously be undesirable,” said a representative for Britain’s National Union of Journalists via email. That’s both because the Times is North America’s most established and trusted news organization, the spokesperson said, and also because “when it was tried in 1971 (USA v. NYT) over publication of the Pentagon Papers, the Supreme Court upheld the NYT’s rights under the First Amendment.”

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Grandala are deeply sexually dimorphic and this is the difference. While females are brown with white streaks all over the head, males are almost eye-searing blue. This picture captured by Rajesh Panwar in North Sikkim, India








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    Rembrandt van Rijn Abraham and the angels 1646   • Why Will Ukraine Disappear? Because Nobody Needs It (Medvedev) • Human Destiny In Ukraine (Eve
    [See the full post at: Debt Rattle April 9 2023]


    Of course, you know, the famous pictures from Germany in the early twenties, banknotes in wheelbarrows. Want to buy a cup of coffee? That will be £30 of currency. Kids playing with worthless stacks of deutschmarks. That was called Weimar, the Weimar Republic and that government collapsed because of hyperinflation and then economic collapse led to communist revolutions across Germany and ultimately to fill in the blank the Nazi regime. That’s well known.

    In fact, it’s a cliche at this point, but here’s the thing that nobody seems to remember What brought on the economic collapse that set the world on fire. Does anyone remember that? Why did the German government blow up its own currency? Well, simple. The German government took on too much debt in order to pay for a pointless war. Yes, a pointless war did that and if that sounds familiar, it’s because exactly what we have done repeatedly for decades. We did it in Vietnam. We did it in Iraq. We did it in Afghanistan and every time we got away with it, because uniquely, we held the world’s reserve currency, but this time could be very, very different. War against Russia will be the last war we can afford to fight.



    Eat your vegitables.

    Davos is a cult. Eat your “vegitables”. Drink your koolade.

    Dr. D

    So many just little things, as like Arrest vs Arraign, reporters don’t know what reality is, don’t ask, and don’t know the definitions of words. Like “Bulls—t”, they just don’t care. Nothing could be further from their minds than asking, knowing, or getting it correct.

    The Yuan may be increasing in use, but it’s not replacing the US$ in that way, nor do I believe that’s China’s goal at this time. It may have been, but since it’s a trap, maybe they’ve realized it and not bothered. That was true of Spain, Holland, England, and us too, they didn’t MEAN to fall into the trap, and perhaps China will follow, but not right now. They are using bi-lateral local currencies which means they are extremely multi-polar. It’s enough that this will have the same effect of dropping the US$ below the critical threshold, without replacing it with anything. “China” — or Not-China — is therefore replacing the US$ with 200 currencies.

    As plans go, it appears for standardization and ease of settlement they are looking into a “basket of currencies + commodities” list what will include the Yuan, but will include the ruble, rupee, Real, bhat, dinar, and everything else, including or especially gold, which is easy to do with computers. As that basket, whatever it is, will be attacked by London and the combined West, they need to construct it largely for that purpose, but Russia’s ruble and defense have shown they are fine. The details need to be finalized.

    Taiwan IS China. That’s official U.S. and Congressional policy. So it’s pretty odd they’re also fighting China. So if China invades China we attack China? What if Canada occupies Regina, should we bomb Toronto too? And they’ll put boots on the ground? Uh-huh, more like air-drop boots into the water to doggie-paddle. There’s no room, and we have no capacity. Nor if we had the capacity, would any surface-level ship remain floating. So it’s lucky we have no ships, no shipyards, no captains, and no steel mills. Saves a lot of waste.

    I don’t know what they’re smoking, but China’s reference to “drug harlequins” is probably about Macron, who’s doing so many drug now his teeth are rotting out. Not too different from the rest of them, but I guess he acted like he was on drugs in China too, although only a little. That’s beyong Ze, who is famous, Hunter, and Amsterdam which is a drug nation-enclave now.

    Van der Lyin’ wasn’t invited at all, I guess? Macron just invited her to crash the party uninvited? Wow. And people say he has no balls! Thus China ran her through customs in 3rd class, didn’t pick her up at the airport, didn’t get into the photo shots, which the West entirely ignored as if it didn’t happen, like all things in the universe. They are an air-tight fart bubble, and can’t see anything but the mirror of their minds.

    I was thinking a lot about some U.S. serviceman posting all the Ukrainian flags upside down before General-shaped object Milley last week. There for hours. No one noticed. Because they all love and support Ukraine so much they have no idea what their flag looks like? It’s one of these deeper communications, so many threads come together at once: did the serviceman know? Did Milley really not know? If they did know, then what? If they didn’t, then what? The media, then what? Where no matter what the answer of the little questions, the conclusion becomes the same.

    Van Der Lyin’ is the same. So China treats her this way, and yes, rudeness all around, but there are meanings there. He is willing to receive France which is “half” of the EU – the *ss half – but not the EU itself. Why? Because Xi is saying the EU is about to cease to exist. Nations will continue. In 50 years there will still be a France of some sort – transformed, perhaps entirely Muslim, but of some sort. The EU will not, so why bother? He’s saying they, the WEF and Davos, have already lost and he knows it, he’s busy, this is so far gone, why waste time on niceties? The United States of Europe is dead, just as Armstrong said it would be if they 1) Didn’t get actual buy in, actual law, and honest referendums, and 2) Tried to go around the political part to ram the financial/bond part down their throats. This buried a time-bomb inside the project that anyone could detonate at any time. Either varying bond rates, or Mark II (??) currency transfers between Germany and Italy, or any country and every country.

    They did both, and Xi says they’re dead. Let it go. And I agree, so might as well not go down with the ship but regain your sovereignty before another ten million die.

    “‘Peace In The Middle East? That’s A Threat.’ (MoA)

    “Peace is breaking out all over”, and that’s the end of the U.S. …Or the “U.S.” Empire we all hate and want to end. Most especially all of us here at home, as the U.S. military comments board: our sworn enemy.

    “Help insure Peace doesn’t get out of control.”

    Like I’ve said, it’s as if the Biden administration is being finger-puppeted to do all the things Trump would have done. In a different way – the blackmail dossier orders are instead “Yeah Mr. Blinken, that’s a GREAT idea – only suggestion I have is to do it HARDER!!!”, but it’s all the same. It needs to collapse under Biden. Saudi needs to escape under Biden. Russia needs to win under Biden. The US$ needs to be cut 80% under Biden.

    “It is simple: “..the more countries the US sanctions, the more these targeted nations may cooperate as trading partners..”

    All under Biden. This is like a fraternity, where every time someone doesn’t do the dishes, they kick him out. Guess what? In no time YOU are the only guy in the frat house and YOU have to do your own dishes. Duh. Now the fraternity with all the fun guys is on the OUTSIDE, and they’re buying a big house next door. If this is the fastest way to make that happen, sign me up. Be all you can be, Jerky Boys. If it’s Biden that has to get the credit rather than just signing open Middle Eastern Peace Agreements the Left hated so much, so be it. Heroes have goals, they don’t need the credit. The reward is to go back to the farm like Cincinatus. When I can shut up and ignore you all again will be the best day of my retirement. Or have you for drinks.

    ““CIA Director Bill Burns made an unannounced trip to Saudi Arabia this week where he reportedly aired Washington’s frustrations over Riyadh’s”

    Peace with Iran and Yemen. Aw, won’t it be terrible when U.S. soldiers and U.S. equipment aren’t genociding Yemeni hillbillies? Gosh, we can’t let that happen. I’m sure it’s top priority for all the folks back in Arkansas and Upper Michigan.

    All U.S. policy is to create war. Then they “NEED” the crooked policeman to keep “Order”. That’s the whole soup to nuts of our plan – more war – and indeed not that different from all empires over time. That’s why we hate them and every day work to get back into the nuclear control room.

    “• Details of Kiev’s Botched Assault on Nuclear Plant Emerge – The Times (RT)

    Oh gosh, like everything else ever denied and “fact checked” that was real? Whooda Knood??? Along with NATO’s blown up Ukraine Base, Secret Salt mines, illegal bioweapons labs, and our secret soldiers sinking their flagship?

    Well, I’m sure the Fact Checkers will say that Russia amphibiously assaulted their own nuclear base.

    “if we face another upsurge in disguised sanctions targeting shipments of Russian grain, famine may be inevitable,”

    They’re probably not doing that, just directing the grain to Europe so only the brown people have famines. That’s “European Values”.

    #Finland’s losing gambit in joining #NATO – abandoning neutrality in favour of an expensive military build up”

    Yes, part of the real point: Finland will be pillaged to send money to save London from bankruptcy. Doesn’t that sound extreme? This is the new world, with the new financial colonization: Finland directly, doesn’t need to buy exclusively British arms, directly. That would be the old way through 1950. However, Western banking, led by London has a smoldering crater in the center and needs an influx of “cash”, actually un-hypothecated collateral. (this is London bc Powell can fill all the smoldering craters in the U.S. system for now). No matter where that money from Finland is put in, it flows through and equalizes in all places of “London”, whether it’s the Frankfort system or Santander. That’s the new system.

    Nevertheless, the end is no different: Finland is impoverished and sacked. Wealth appears in the financial centers using the Cotillion Effect. Aka “London.” Easy as a cave man. Stealing: sure beats working!

    “would provide families with monthly financial incentives for each child born, ranging between €50 to €175 ($55 to $192)”

    I mean that’s nice and all but what did you screw up so catastrophically that you had to do that? A family without children can’t survive so thinly that adding a single child buries them? …Yup, sounds about right. Stealing is at the far outer limits. And it’s still not enough.

    And they still won’t give it up: ““We have to put working mothers back at the center of any political decision.” Never, ever stop, go down with the ship. How about UN-working mothers, as being a mother is already a full-time job. How about conceding that? Nope, because that would re-establish the Family as the basis of society and displace the State. That’s against the Communist Manifesto and we can’t have that. …All entirely coincidentally of course! Trillions are spend worldwide to install ruinous policy plans all that match the Manifesto and openly published Revolutionary overthrow papers as the world’s largest, 100-year big fat coincidence. …Even when they say so openly, publish it openly, talk about it openly, and name their parties openly.

    How many fingers am I holding up? (A: Just the one)

    “• RFK Jr. Strongly Disapproves of CBDCs and Digital IDs (IP)

    Another platform for President. The U.S. shouldn’t, didn’t, have a “currency”. That’s revisionist history. At the time, and what’s written in the ACTUAL, not-‘living’-document Constitution is we used notes of credit, backed by gold and coinage on demand. The coins were British (duh), pieces of eight, Thalers, home-minted copper, etc. That is: we had no standard currency. Even after Jackson, the currency was largely bank-issued notes. –Through most of period of our fastest growth. Now you COULD say we had a standard – that’s why we had a Mint; to take raw metals and turn them into standard weights and stamped proofs for free. But the coinage in the U.S. many times, many decades, was very low. So you could also say we didn’t have a standard basis either, and it was all “Private” money, drawn on banks, or in our modern case, on Cryptos. Same thing, only better, actually, as there’s no underlying corporation like FTX or SVB to fail. Speaking of – Where’s FTX again? Amazing how that just vanishes into the memory hole, out like a switch, and even better, Congressman Frank’s money-laundering bank which never got into the news at all. Funny ol’ World. Must be another big coincidence.

    “Trump still makes news and boosts ratings in a way that no other US political candidate ever has.”

    Yes, but TRUMP doesn’t do that. THEY DO. MSNBC can’t learn and keeps giving him free billions in media coverage. Oh well, too bad so sad.

    excess baby deaths directly with the Crematorium. He believes in an attempt to cover up the staggering numbers, sometimes 6-8 deaths a week.”

    Nobody cares. Everyone approves. That and destroying the mothers – or heck, women in general, their safety and happiness – is top priority. The handbook says the family must be destroyed so the power and order is moved to the State-which-owns-the-means-of-production and Gives-according-to-need. That’s #Winning. That’s #Prefect Love…of narcissists.

    Excess of Young Dead Vaccinated Recipients, Aggressive Cancers”

    The only thing better than killing women and babies is children who are older. Killing adults is the least favorite, but if you can’t find anyone else to kill…do it for the Planet.

    “Last week the U.K. allowed genetically medicines food into your food chain. Even though the public has consistently rejected it.”

    We see this elsewhere in Missouri(?) They reject even labeling, because they know like BGH, if they even LABEL it, if they tell the TRUTH, the people will reject it and they’ll lose. So they know the only way they can win is to LIE, deny, and force it down your throats. Of COURSE we’re not going to tell the truth! You’d never kill yourself then and save me the trouble.

    ““When a serial killer tells you they’re going to kill somebody, you should listen”

    Nah. I used my telepathy + Vulcan Mind Meld and I decided they’re kidding. Trust me!

    “Grandala males are almost eye-searing blue.” And are thus killed first, like males everywhere. This is considered a good and positive thing. Men, who are the bottom in almost every category, violence, death, suicide, despair, really are on top and run everything don’t you see?

    Yesterday: “the CDC is ‘Completely Disconnected from Reality’”

    The point and purpose of power is to make yourself disconnected from reality and from consequences.


    Bomb Toronto! be still my heart.

    Do you think the US Trannie military could hit Toronto? How about Montreal, Ottawa & Vancouver? Can the woke manufacturing make 3 more bombs? Go for it! Save Canada.


    Covid vaccine booster now does more harm than good, says Prof ANGUS DALGLEISH
    Professor Angus Dalgleish is Professor of Oncology at St Georges Hospital Medical School London.


    TVASF (especially the boosted)




    SVB was planning a ‘fun run’ for this Spring

    Someone shot off the starting pistol early



    Well, the Woketards killed off White Christmas, what’s next….



    >> nor do I believe that’s China’s goal at this time<<
    “China” doesn’t exist in any sense of the word, so we should all learn to use words correctly. Not picking on you Dr. D, EVERYONE DOES THIS! I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t do this. It is deep programming.
    Confucius said wisdom *begins* when one can call a thing by its true name (and not before).
    The Chinese Moneyarchy exists! But they could not be further away from the ordinary Chinese people, who have even less impact on their government than we do with ours.
    So, what does the Chinese Moneyarchy want? They want to control those in their own country that they’ve enslaved to be brought under control so the Moneyarchy can’t be overthrown! This is always and forever their #1 goal.
    This is why European Royalty would contrive wars out of whole cloth when their youth became too restless… to cull the herd.
    I believe a correct view of the Money Power financed Russian and Ukrainian conflict is, in reality, a purposeful genocide of military aged men who, when dead, will not pose a threat to the Western ALLODIAL Money Power when they push humanity into a neo-Noah economic “flood.”
    Zelenskyy, in this view, is mass murdering his own people — all because the Money Power financed him to do so. Putin is doing the same.
    “All war is deception.”
    ~Sun Tzu, Art of War
    We all know Russia could have taken over the Ukraine in 2 weeks… but instead a meat grinder was financed for no apparent rational reason UNLESS you want people dead.
    See, I did it, too. I said Ukraine and Russia, neither of which exist!
    I should have said the Allodial Money Power financed Russian government and theh Allodical Money Power financed Ukrainian government.
    As I said the programming runs deep!

    D Benton Smith

    A 15 minute city will have absolutely everything that you need or want within 15 minutes of wherever you are. And even if it doesn’t that won’t be a problem at all because you won’t be able to go anywhere to complain about it to anyone except the other people in there, and they already know..


    Good Friday and Easter are Pagan counterfeits to push God’s Passover Holy Day to the background. The Money Power love this because they view it as your rejection of the Biblical God, and then lump you in with Sodom and Gomorrah, which they fully plan to eradicate in their upcoming economic “flood.”
    Passover was Wednesday. It was a shadow of the reality of Christ, the Lamb of God, sacrificing his blood to save us from the sin Agape in our own lives, which comes with the death penalty.
    The Israelites, all 12 tribes, not just the ancient state of Judah, which was comprised of two of those tribes — Judah and Benjamin.
    Remember, Israel’s birthright passed through Joseph, and not Benjamin, Judah or the ancient state of Judah. IOW, Israel’s birthright has nothing to do with the modern state of Judah named “Israel” by the Allodial Money Power Bloodlines.
    All 12 tribes of Israel sacrificed a lamb on Passover according to God’s explicit instructions. This blood saved them from Egypt, which can be considered a type of sin. Every time they did it, it pointed to Jesus’ crucifixion and his blood that saves us from our own sin Agape in our own lives.

    And, voila! On the exact day, at the exact moment, that then Jews (the other 10 tribes had been conquered and taken into captivity, and lost to history. To some, anyway. Perhaps some key Israelite traditions still play a role within communities that sprung from those enslaved tribes. You know, like, perhaps, circumcision. Just saying.) where dutifully sacrificing their lamb, Jesus, the Lamb of God, died, too.
    Isn’t it interesting that people who keep the day are clueless and those who don’t are just as clueless.
    Lucifer would have it no other way, of course!
    Also, 50 days after Passover was God’s Festival of the Firstfruits. On this exact Holy Day, God Founded His Holy Agape Spirit Led Church of God (not to be confused with a beast Empire corporation). The Allodials renamed the day Pentecost to keep the rabble in the dark.

    The key here is that the Allodials think God wants sinners dead. You know, like King David vs. the Philistines. Or Noah compared to the planet.
    The Allodials believe themselves to be modern day Davids and Noahs who have won God’s Great Game of Survival of the Fittest! Since they control the money system and everyone else is too stoooopit to correctly prioritize it as THE ISSUE, they are obviously more fit than maroons. In their own eyes, of course.
    And what did God do to sinning Philistines? He had them killed.
    And the Allodials believe that God wants them to do the same to you and yours and me and mine.
    Hey, they control the global monetary systems and nobody will call them out on it outside of posts like this, which never get any traction in the Allodial programmed Hive Mind, so they can finance whatever the h*ll they want to finance, crazy or not.

    Hold on tight.

    PS — They literally read the Bible and are financing end-time Biblical prophesies against humanity. They both get to destroy us and feel they are God’s Special Agents at the same time!
    PSS — Be wise as a serpent… harmless as a dove.

    And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
    ~Ephesians 5:11, KJV

    And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.
    ~Ephesians 5:11, NKJV


    The !5 minute concentration camp

    Why didn’t I think of that.



    A 15 minute city will have absolutely everything that you need or want within 15 minutes of wherever you are.

    And almost all flour-based and rice goods all be laden with microscopic rusty iron filings to drive oxidative stress in your body and degenerate your mitochondria. Yaaay! Add in some toxic seed oils that your ancestors couldn’t even envision, and then take away the bio-copper synergists and deplete magnesium, which must, and I mean must, be attached to ATP so the cell can use it as energy and…

    You doctor almost certainly has no clue that magnesium must be attached to ATP in order for it to work. My friend’s doctor laughed at him for being so stupid as to supplement magnesium… ahh, the misplaced pride and arrogance of a narcissist in full display.


    Not us, the Allodial Money Power families whose children become naturopathic doctors and run organic farms like Dr. David de Rothschild, N.D.

    Read Daniel 2:43 to see why the Money Power added rusty metallic iron filings to turn the most palatable processed “food” into a version of the Matrix’s “woman in the red dress.” A principle was displayed there… mocking you if you don’t pick up on it.

    Read Daniel 2:44 to learn the timing of Operation Daniel 2:43, which officially kicked off in 1941, under the cover of WWII when people were worried about loved ones or over in trenches to secure the German and Japanese central banks for the Allodial controllers of the Bank of International Settlements!
    The Allodial owners of BIS, Inc. both appreciate the sacrifice and mock us for being so unfit as to be their unwitting tools, freely providing energy that they harvest in order to enslave, murder, and take over Erf!
    New Crown Virus, anyone?
    CovFeFe, anyone?
    There is nothing random in politics.
    The good news is the Allodials are OCD about presenting you what they have stored for you and yours because they believe society is unfit and can’t process it. Of course, they are spot on right.

    If anyone cares about the sustained viability of their family and community, the information shared by the following people are either essential, or as close to essential as one can get.
    1. Dr. Chris Palmer
    2. Morley Robbins
    3. Dr. Seyfried
    4. Gary Kaltbaum — GaryK.com
    ^^^ Alll of them give away the key answers for free. All their answers are golden, and Allodial Money Power Empire hates and ignores them. They ruin the Allodial Money Power Empire debt-money confiscation agenda, which leaves Main Street with incomprehensible levels of odious inextinguishable debt.


    Allodial Money Power Empire hates and ignores them.

    One caveat is that Gary Kaltbaum is allowed on some business shows from time to time. So he isn’t completely blacklisted like the other three people. He is still ignored… in the sense what he says is never the main narrative promoted by the Money Power Media. I suspect he knows how to censor himself for the Empire Media Complex. I’ve never seen him in that context, so I don’t know.


    Most heroes in the world are never known.
    The ones that are, are usually overblown.
    The decent folks just do what must be done,
    And leave what’s finished for what has begun.


    Enjoy the artwork in this thread:



    Epic Post Dr. D. thanks.


    @ Germ

    Thanks for the Mark Skidmore interview.


    15 minute city
    Every ancient city in Europe that we “fall in love with” is “15 minute city”. All the basic groceries shopping is at walking distance. That may include local barber/hair dresser, baker and meat, pastry and coffee shops. Which, by the way, is not too different than concept that Ottomans had in Balkans and elsewhere, where smallest residential district in order to have it’s own name must have a Mesdžid (modestly built mosque), bakery and the barber shop. Homes with the walled courts and gardens provided the basic vegetables and fruits and means to keep poultry. All other major shopping took place in the city center market place and is associated as being “special event”. Pretty much in tune with current thinking of what the meaningful life is, expressed in the comment sections.
    Being forbidden to venture beyond the 15 minute range is a new concept and totally different story.


    Red wrote:Why did the German government blow up its own currency? Well, simple. The German government took on too much debt in order to pay for a pointless war. Yes, a pointless war did that and if that sounds familiar, it’s because exactly what we have done repeatedly for decades.

    Missing from that statement is the fact that the French government demanded that Germany pay for all the damage done in France, which the impoverished German economy was incapable of doing, not having recovered from the destruction the Allies had caused.

    Also, the French had huge loans from the American banksters, who were demanding that ‘blood money’ be paid promptly, ‘or else’.

    Additionally, the French had the resource-rich coal and iron regions transferred from Germany to France, further reducing Germany’s capacity to pay reparations.

    It was for those reasons that Hitler forced the beaten French to face humiliation in the very same railway carriage the French had used two decades earlier to humiliate Germany..

    And as many of us know, the American banksters and corporations backed both sides throughout WW2, and used WW2 to bring down Britain, allowing America to superficially become ‘top dog’ for a few decades.

    What is rarely talked about is the fact that prior to WW1 Germany was in the process of constructing a railway from Berlin to Baghdad. with the intention of transporting Basra oil to Germany and also supplying the Middle East with German-made goods.

    Britain had to put a stop to that before it went too far, having lost much of its manufacturing edge over the period 1870 to 1910 -the Germans having excelled in the manufacture of steel, dyestuffs and other industrial chemicals etc.

    We see why NATO is so desperate to gain control over the resource-rich Donbas region, which is now legally part of Russia, having been part of Russia for centuries, despite the efforts of the banksters…the Crimean War, the invasions of the early 1920s etc. and all that.

    ‘Onward rode the six hundred, into the valley of death’, as in cannon fodder.

    History doesn’t repeat but it does rhyme.

    Of course, one of the most absurd statements ever made by an American fascist was that history had ended! not long after the American fascists had managed to deceive Gorbachev.


    A reminder: no one regretted not getting the illness-and-death-inducing jabs.

    I guess about half a billion victims of the scam jabs do regret getting the jabs.

    It’s a terribly sad thing to say, but babies that die within a few days of birth (or don’t even manage to emerge alive) are arguably the lucky ones. The less lucky are those that will have to endure the dire effects of the evil machinations of the WEF death cult and the dire effects of the dysfunctional, counterproductive policies imposed on the populaces of ‘Oceania’ by Big Brother and The Party.

    Another day; another step down the staircase into the ‘hell’ that the fake governments of ‘the West’ have orchestrated for everyone, including themselves -deceitful morons that they all are.


    “WW3 is on the table, it’s worth it to trade American lives and cities for Taiwan” confirms US Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Michael McCaul

    Just goes to show that the leaders of the USA absolutely do not care about the people of the USA and the people of the USA are happy to be led by people who are willing to sacrifice them in some “dick size” competition among the US ruling classes. Not only are US leaders weak, the people are weak. While France is in turmoil, the US people rule their sofas.

    Of course, anybody with an ounce of brains will know that the USA will not sacrifice anything for Taiwan and the only “support” they provide to Taiwan to spend half its GDP on US weapons. Once the shooting starts, the US will do a Ukraine and hide in the bushes pretending they have nothing to do with it. Also, the Taiwanese people know that the only way there will be a war between Taiwan and China is if the Taiwan government allows the USA to get involved. The Taiwanese people don’t want a war, but the USA? The USA always want war, they are amoral degenerates.


    Not to be missed, as the collective West goes fully Clown World!

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