Sep 152023
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir The Return of the Boating Party 1862


Hunter Biden Indicted On Federal Firearms Charge (ZH)
Go F**ing Ahead: McCarthy Dares Republicans to Boot Him From Speakership (Sp.)
US Political System Frozen by Soviet-Style ‘Aging Crisis’ (Sp.)
The Insouciant Russians (Paul Craig Roberts)
US Imperial ‘Death Cult’ Admits it Provoked Proxy Conflict in Ukraine (Sp.)
Moscow Responds To Ukrainian Official’s ‘Terrorist’ Threat (RT)
Mr. Zelensky Goes To Washington, Again (ZH)
Sy Hersh: Overly Optimistic US Intel Reports on Ukraine to Lead to Disaster (Sp.)
ATACMS – The Latest American Poison Pill for Ukraine (Scott Ritter)
EU Gave ‘Bad Answer’ To Ukraine Crisis – Hungary (RT)
Global South Won’t Back Kiev As West Demands – WSJ (RT)
Germany Hugely Increases Imports Of Russian Oil – Der Spiegel (RT)
Polish Minister Warns Of Threat From Ukraine (RT)
In Vladivostok, The Russian Far East Rises (Pepe Escobar)
“Never Embrace Socialism… Or The Siren Song Of Social Justice” – Milei (ZH)
















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David Weiss headed the investigation into Hunter and is now the Special Counsel. Just reading this makes you realize why that is against the law. Weiss was in on the plea deal that the judge laughed out of court but Hunter’s lawyers keep insisting is valid regardless.

Stretching out the gun case can silence Hunter about all other cases. Oh, and the gun case keeps Joe out of sight, and all the information about him: he has no link to the gun. It’s the only thing he’s not linked to.

Hunter Biden Indicted On Federal Firearms Charge (ZH)

Hunter Biden has been indicted on three counts related to the possession of a gun while using narcotics, court documents show. The move, a “historic indictment against the son of a sitting president,” comes after an absurd plea deal fell apart, and days after House Republicans launched an impeachment inquiry which seeks bank records and other documents on the Biden family’s business dealings. “The case is being overseen by special counsel David Weiss, who also headed the investigation. Weiss is a Trump appointee who was kept on as U.S. attorney for Delaware because of the sensitive and unique nature of the investigation into a president’s son by the Justice Department, a part of the executive branch headed by the president. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland named Weiss special counsel in August, as negotiations over the tax and gun charges collapsed.”

Of course, none of this has to do with perhaps the biggest grift in the US history – as the Biden family raked in more than $20 million from foreign sources – including figures in China, Ukraine, Russia and Romania, all funneled through a complex arrangement of corporations, according to House GOP investigators and whistleblowers who are currently seeking Biden bank records. For example, in 2017, Hunter pulled in over $2.3 million – with $1 million of that coming from a company he formed with the CEO of a Chinese conglomerate. He also took in $664,000 from a Chinese infrastructure investment firm, $500,000 from a Ukrainian energy company (we assume to be Burisma), $70,000 from a Romanian business, $48,000 from an international law firm, and $666,000 from domestic business interests.

In 2018, Hunter made over $2.1 million according to the unraveled plea deal – which came as his drug addiction went critical. According to Biden’s memoir, cited by the document, that year saw “a spring and summer of nonstop debauchery.” “According to the agreement, Biden was well aware of his tax liabilities from an accountant he hired. The accountant prepared Biden’s returns and sent them to him for review and signature. Despite repeated encouragement by his accountant, Biden never signed or submitted his returns. According to the agreement, Biden failed to pay his taxes despite having the money to do so. By May 2019, he had spent money he could have used for that purpose “on personal expenses, including large cash withdrawals, payments to or on behalf of his children, credit card balances, and car payments for his Porsche.” -Bloomberg. By October 2021, Biden’s tax liabilities for 2017 and 2018 had grown to $955,800 and $956,632 respectively – and were paid for by an unidentified third party.

That person also covered $45,661 and $197,372 to resolve outstanding tax issues from 2016 and 2019. Earlier this year, the NYT reported that Hollywood entertainment lawyer Kevin ‘bong rip’ Morris lent over $2 million to Biden to help with his taxes. Of note, an IRS whistleblower from the agency’s criminal investigations unit told the House Ways and Means Committee in June that Hunter Biden illegally deducted tens of thousands of dollars spent on prostitutes and a sex club from his taxes, according to testimony from June 1 which was released by House Republicans. “So some of the items that he deducted were personal no-show employees. He deducted payments that were made to who he called his West Coast assistant, but she was essentially a prostitute,” said the whistleblower, who worked directly on the IRS’s investigation into Hunter’s tax issues, speaking of the younger Biden’s 2018 return.

Another whistleblower, IRS supervisory agent Gary Shapely , told the committee on May 26 that he found several instances of Hunter expensing flights for prostitutes. “There were multiple examples of prostitutes that were ordered basically, and we have all the communications between that where he would pay for these prostitutes, would book them a flight where even the flight ticket showed their name. And then he expensed those,” said Shapely , who noted that they were expensed to Biden’s consulting firm, Owasco, PC. What’s more, Hunter expensed a deposit for an elite Los Angeles sex club (which he was kicked out of for ‘grabbing women’s asses’ and ‘acting like a spoiled child’). But hey, he also owned a gun while being a junkie. Get ’em boys.

Rep Andy Biggs: This is just China. We also have evidence from Romania, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Russia.




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“..tensions have been rising in the Republican House Caucus over the looming government shutdown, which lawmakers have until September 30 to avoid..”

Go F**ing Ahead: McCarthy Dares Republicans to Boot Him From Speakership (Sp.)

A motion to vacate would remove Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) from his position as House speaker, a leadership post he fought hard for in early January. In fact, it took 15 voting sessions before McCarthy was confirmed by the House to serve. US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reportedly dared the House Freedom Caucus and other hard-right members of the Republican House to try and oust him from his leadership position amid growing threats from the fractured lower chamber. “You guys think I’m scared of a motion to vacate. Go f***ing ahead and do it. I’m not scared,” McCarthy said during a closed caucus meeting early Thursday, according to a lawmaker who spoke to US media on the condition of anonymity.

The majority of Republicans still support McCarthy, but the GOP as a whole holds only a slim majority in the House. A vote to remove the Republican would require a majority from the House overall. If House Democrats joined with even a few hardliners in the Republican party, McCarthy could lose a potential vote to vacate. However, there have been no indications from Democrats they plan to join the Republican hardliners in removing McCarthy. It is unclear if doing so would even be advantageous to them outside of making Republicans look chaotic. A new speaker would also require a majority vote in the House. Democrats would either have to agree on a new speaker with the hardline Republicans – something that is unlikely given their political differences, or join with other elements of the GOP to choose a speaker after just voting to remove one they support.

Failing both options would leave it up to House Republicans to come to a deal; however, ultraconservative Republicans have made it clear they will not vote for a House speaker more palatable to Democrats than McCarthy. Despite how messy it could be for both parties to remove McCarthy, tensions have been rising in the Republican House Caucus over the looming government shutdown, which lawmakers have until September 30 to avoid. On Wednesday, House Republicans failed to pass a procedural vote on funding the Defense Department, normally one of the least controversial spending bills in Congress. Officials also failed to pass an agricultural bill in July, another provision that usually passes little resistance.

[..] US Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is a member of the Freedom Caucus and one of McCarthy’s most vocal critics. He previously said that if McCarthy tried to push forward spending bills without fulfilling the promises he made to hardline Republicans, he would file a motion to vacate. “The path forward for the House of Representatives is to either bring you [McCarthy] forward to immediate and total compliance or remove you,” Gaetz said. “If we have to start the day with the prayer, pledge and the motion to vacate, so be it.” Gaetz dismissed McCarthy’s impeachment inquiry on Tuesday as “baby steps” and accused him of acting like a “valet” to Biden’s agenda.


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Apt comparison.

US Political System Frozen by Soviet-Style ‘Aging Crisis’ (Sp.)

Last week, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, now 83, announced she would run for reelection again next year, while Senator Diane Feinstein, 90, continues to sit in the Senate with no thought of retirement even though her own daughter took power of attorney to pay her bills. Last week, 81-year-old Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, addressing concerns about his health following episodes of freezing in public, vowed to finish out his term. In addition, a recent CNN poll revealed 75% of Americans are concerned about US President Joe Biden’s age and mental competence, while 67% of Democrats do not want him to run again.

Constitutional historian Dan Lazare suggested these developments are part of a generational illness afflicting an out-of-touch US governing elite that stayed too long in power, not unlike what happened to the Soviet Union during the 1980s, when the Kremlin was plainly at a loss in responding to a declining economy and dysfunctional political system. “Basically, the United States is caught in a Soviet-style age crisis,” Lazare said. “Remember what [former US President] Ronald Reagan said? When asked why he didn’t talk with Soviet leaders, he replied: ‘Because they keep dying on me.’ He was right.” However, while Reagan’s line got a good laugh, Lazare added, the joke is on the United States with elderly lawmakers feebly holding on to Senate seats, not to mention Biden’s “growing senility.”

“After one superpower descended into gerontocracy, how is it that another one is doing the same thing 40 years later? The answer to this question is political gridlock,” Lazare said. “Everyone is terrified of what change might mean.” Deepening gridlock has led to 30 years of trench warfare on Capitol Hill, Lazare pointed out. And thanks to this deadlock, the lineup barely shifts from one year to the next, he added. However, Lazare warned, history has proven this cannot go on forever. In the Soviet Union, he explained, the “ice eventually broke” with the appointment of premier Mikhail Gorbachev in 1985 – but the change came too late. “The ice will eventually break in the United States as well, but the results could be just as explosive,” Lazare said.


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“..The Russians are yet to learn that Putin’s idealism exists nowhere else and that they must out-bribe the Americans..”

The Insouciant Russians (Paul Craig Roberts)

Armenia, despite being a member of Russia’s Collective Security Treaty Organization, began last Monday joint military exercises with the United States that will conclude September 20. This would appear to be Armenia’s finger in Russia’s eye. Clearly, Big Bucks Washington bribed someone in Armenia. The Russians are yet to learn that Putin’s idealism exists nowhere else and that they must out-bribe the Americans. About a year ago Washington organized “Regional Cooperation 2022,” an exercise of the US armed forces with the former Soviet Central Asian Republics of Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kryrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan. As Washington’s cover for stirring up new troubles for Russia, Washington’s ambassador to Tajikistan, John Pommersheim, explained Washington’s presence in Central Asia as working on peaceful responses to global challenges.

Just as Putin, the Kremlin, the Russian media sat sitting on their butts for 8 years while Washington built and equipped an Ukrainian Army poised to destroy the Russian peoples in the Donbas breakaway republics, the Kremlin, and the Russians media sit on their butts doing nothing while Washington, motivated by Putin’s failure to bring the Ukrainian war to an end, prepares to present the butt-sitter with another Ukraine in Central Asia. It seems Russians, too, can be insouciant. I sometimes wonder if they realize that they are at war. Russian tourists flock to Europe to have their cars and personal possessions stollen as sanctioned goods. And instead of warning the weak, essentially militarily irrelevant EU countries, the Kremlin warns its own citizens. The persona of irresoluteness, indecision, inability to act that the Kremlin broadcasts to the world encourages Washington to ever more provocations that will eventually go too far.

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“We point our fingers at Congress like they’re not just rented mules for the same people who sit on the board for the Rand Corporation.”

US Imperial ‘Death Cult’ Admits it Provoked Proxy Conflict in Ukraine (Sp.)

US deep state and financial interests openly schemed for years to provoke the conflict in Ukraine, says a media commentator. Webcast host Steve Poikonen told Sputnik he was gratified that NATO leaders were “finally saying that it’s a proxy war now.” That was “delightfully refreshing” after more than a year of “being called a tinfoil hat or Putin apologist for merely suggesting that what we are engaged in is a proxy war,” he said. The media commentator characterized the “permanent unelected state, the neocons and the military industrial complex” in the US as a “death cult.” “It operates like one, against all reason and against their own best interests even,” Poikonen said. “They pursue endless war, and they don’t even bother to care about the people on the ground. It’s all about moving the self-perpetuating money laundering machine, and they do it with impunity… because they’re 100 percent amoral.”

US strategic think-tank the RAND Corporation published a paper in 2019 entitled Overextending and Unbalancing Russia — a blueprint for a campaign of hybrid warfare, including “providing lethal aid to Ukraine” in order to “exploit Russia’s greatest point of external vulnerability.” “For every international conflict in which the U.S. is now overextended, there is a supporting RAND document that outlines exactly how we’re going to get into this mess,” Poikonen said. “This is their sole purpose. The reason the Rand Corporation gets together to figure out how to destabilize nations and how a handful of people in the United States, in the international business community can profit from it.” The RAND report also recommended disrupting Russia’s overseas oil and gas markets.

“Of course, they’re going to go after the oil and gas,” the pundit argued. “And when they see that and the RAND argument, the first thing I think of is the Nord Stream pipeline.” “The RAND Corporation is nothing if not fantastic salesman,” Poikonen observed. “They’ve been able to exist for the last 60, 70 years based solely on their ability to convince at least a handful of Congresscritters that all of our money should go to the military budget.” He argued US politics was nothing but theatre that concealed those pulling the strings behind the scenes. “We’re consistently attacking the wrong people in this country. We’re consistently pointing the finger at the wrong people,” he said. “We point our fingers at Congress like they’re not just rented mules for the same people who sit on the board for the Rand Corporation.”

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A 50-year-old transgender American is Kiev’s military spokesperson and threatens to kill anyone who asks questions. What a world.

Moscow Responds To Ukrainian Official’s ‘Terrorist’ Threat (RT)

Threats aimed at Russian journalists by Ukrainian military spokesperson, Sarah Ashton-Cirillo, will be referred to international organizations as an example of the terrorist nature of the Kiev regime, Moscow’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said. On Wednesday, Ashton-Cirillo issued a threat to kill Russian “propagandists” and claimed that “next week, the teeth of the Russian devils will gnash even harder, and their rabid mouths will foam in uncontrollable frenzy as the world will see a favorite Kremlin propagandist pay for their crimes.” “Russia’s war criminal propagandists will all be hunted down, and justice will be served as we in Ukraine are led on this mission by faith in God, liberty and complete liberation,” the transgender military spokesperson pledged.

“A zombie apocalypse,” Zakharova wrote in response to the threat. “We will be sending this further evidence of the terrorist nature of the Kiev regime and its sponsorship by Washington to all international organizations and NGOs,” she said. The first deputy of the Russian State Duma’s culture committee, Elena Drapenko, claimed Ashton-Cirillo’s words were within the logic of the “terrorists and fascists” in Kiev and supported Zakharova’s suggestion that the threat be referred to international institutions. “There are international conventions, there are obligations that Ukraine has assumed. We must demand that they be fulfilled,” Drapenko said.

The head of Russia’s Human Rights Council, Valery Fadeev, has also stated that he would contact the Investigative Committee and the Federal Security Service (FSB) to investigate the threats in light of the “sad experience” of previous assassination attempts on Russian journalists and public opinion leaders. Investigative Committee chairman Alexander Bastrykin has confirmed that he has already instructed his service to investigate and provide a legal assessment of Ashton-Cirillo’s statements. Meanwhile, Russia’s Journalist Union (SJR) has cautioned that Ashton-Cirillo’s threats may be quite real in light of previous terrorist attacks on Russian media representatives.

“It is probably pointless to talk about the moral qualities of representatives of the Kiev leadership. These threats should be taken seriously,” said SJR president Vladimir Solovyov, urging fellow journalists to be careful. He added that he hoped Ashton-Cirillo would be appropriately punished as soon as they fall into the hands of Russian law enforcement agencies. The first deputy chairman of the Duma Defense Committee, Alexei Zhuravlev, also noted that “Ukrainian terrorism is gradually degrading” and taking on an “increasingly uglier face” in the form of Ashton-Cirillo, whom he called a “pervert-satan.”

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Ideal moment to tell him it’s over.

Mr. Zelensky Goes To Washington, Again (ZH)

Ukraine’s Present Volodymyr Zelensky is again expected to pay homage to the hands that feed him, as Bloomberg is reporting that another trip to the White House is imminent. “President Joe Biden will host Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the White House next week, according to a person familiar with the plans,” the fresh Thursday report indicates. The Ukrainian leader’s first official visit to Washington had occurred in December 2022, and also had marked his first known trip outside his war-ravaged country since Russia invaded. But things have changed since he gave that “Christmas season” address in Congress, where then House speaker Pelosi treated him like a rockstar as she and VP Kamala Harris excitedly waived the Ukrainian flag around, hugging Zelensky in the process.

Not only is the much-anticipated counteroffensive not going well, or even failing, but his personal ‘star status’ is waning too. Bloomberg notes the new context, namely that Republicans are less likely to sign off on massive new aid packages in the federal budget: For the US president, it also coincides with an upcoming showdown over federal funding. Biden has asked Congress to provide $24 billion for the Ukraine war and related costs, but conservatives in the House are threatening to shut down the US government if they consider any funding bill a “blank check” for Ukraine. Current funding for government operations runs through Sept. 20.

Next week’s meeting was first reported by Reuters. And a fresh photo op with Zelensky is perhaps what Biden thinks he needs for a boost in domestic approval ratings, given not only is the mainstream media turning on him……but he’s also newly focused his campaign going into 2024 on being the “tough” commander-in-chief who “protects” democracy around the world: “He entered Ukraine under the cover of night. And in the morning, Joe Biden walked shoulder to shoulder with our allies in the war-torn streets,” the narrator of a new one-minute Biden campaign ad begins. “Standing up for democracy in a place where a tyrant is waging war to take it away.”

On the Ukrainian side, Zelensky could be coming also to bolster support and enthusiasm among GOP hawks and conservative supporters in order to get their fellow Republicans in line. Kiev has also expressed increased impatience and frustration of late when it comes to F-16 delivery timeline, and related to getting more advanced US weapons like long-range missiles. There’s currently talk within the administration of Ukraine getting approval for the MGM-140 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS), which has a max range of 190 miles. Certainly Zelensky is going to press for this and more. Will Biden make this the focus of a “big” announcement when he greets Zelensky in the White House next week?

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“DIA’s intelligence on Russia does not get to relevant hands in the White House because it is being ignored for political expediency..”

Sy Hersh: Overly Optimistic US Intel Reports on Ukraine to Lead to Disaster (Sp.)

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) withheld documents from the White House on anti-government extremist groups in Syria producing sarin gas and has been providing “insanely” optimistic assessments on the conflict in Ukraine, investigative journalist Seymour Hersh stated on his Substack blog on Wednesday. DIA’s intelligence on Russia does not get to relevant hands in the White House because it is being ignored for political expediency, just like CIA reports on the current failed Ukrainian counteroffensive are being ignored by Blinken, Hersh said. The journalist pointed out that he chose to publish a series of documents on his Substack because what the US Intelligence community did regarding Syria, it is doing once again regarding the Ukraine crisis.

If the same situation is allowed to persist regarding Ukraine, the conflict with Russia can scale up and that is an outcome that nobody wants, Hersh added. “[Secretary of State Anthony] Blinken’s wrong-headed confidence… could be based on insanely optimistic assessments supplied by the Defense Intelligence Agency. The DIA’s assessments, as I have reported, are now the intelligence of choice inside the White House,” the journalist said. Hersh noted that amid calls for the United States to intervene in the Syrian conflict ten years ago, the White House was not provided with crucial intelligence because of its alleged “politically inconvenient” nature. Such was the case of a detailed yet DIA-redacted five-page report from intercepts by the National Security Agency (NSA) that anti-government Islamist groups possessed the nerve agent sarin gas, the journalist stressed.

“It revealed the kind of truth that presidents then and now viewed as political poison,” Hersh emphasized. The much-touted counteroffensive attempt by the Kiev regime in early June has evidently been a failure, with massive losses and non-existent gains. A number of NATO generals, as well as Western military analysts, have already admitted the catastrophic situation of the Ukrainian forces. Nevertheless, Ukrainian officials – following their Western masters – refuse to acknowledge the reality: Ukraine has lost virtually all of its strategic reserves together with an enormous amount of NATO-supplied military equipment in a futile effort to breach the Russian defenses.

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“..the ATACMS has been the beneficiary of a Service Life Extension Program designed to keep the missile from failing once launched due to old age..”s

ATACMS – The Latest American Poison Pill for Ukraine (Scott Ritter)

Back in July 2022, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, pushing back against increasing demands from Ukraine and its American backers in Congress, the State Department, and the Pentagon that the Biden administration provide Ukraine with the Army Tactical Missile System, or ATACMS, declared that providing Ukraine with this weapon would risk putting the US and Russia on “the road towards a third world war.” Ukraine had been demanding that the ATACMS, a 300-kilometer range solid-fuel guided missile, be included in the list of weapons Ukraine claimed it needed to successfully execute its much-touted “counteroffensive.”

Now, with the “counteroffensive”, which has been underway for more than three months, floundering in the face of a Russian defense that had proven more capable than originally thought by the NATO military planners who helped the Ukrainians craft it, US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, suddenly announced that the Biden administration was considering reversing course on the issue of providing Ukraine with ATACMS. Left unsaid was to what extent, if any, the Biden administration had addressed the issue of a third world war with Russia, and whether the ATACMS was still considered to be a likely trigger for its initiation.

One theory that is making its way around Washington, DC, is that the Biden administration, after successive arms procurement decisions (HIMARS, the M-1 Abrams, and the F-16) appeared to cross so-called Russian “red lines” without generating any appreciable Russian reaction, believed that the Russians would likewise allow the introduction of the ATACMS to take place without provoking a crisis akin to a third world war. The underlying analysis for this assessment is that Russian President Vladimir Putin is bluffing when it comes to the so-called “red lines”, and that the US can provide Ukraine the weapons it needs to successfully prosecute its stalled counteroffensive.

There are two major problems with this assessment. First, it makes certain assumptions about Russia’s so-called “red lines”, and the consequences which would accrue to Ukraine and its Western partners if these lines were crossed. Russia has, to date, only articulated two definitive “red lines” when it comes to the ongoing Special Military Operation against Ukraine. The first is the direct involvement of US and/or NATO forces in the conflict, whether by putting boots on the ground in Ukraine, or intervening in Belarus. The second was any military situation which threatened the existential survival of the Russian nation. In both circumstances, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has decreed that Russia would use all the means at its disposal to respond to the threat, up to and including nuclear weapons. All other so-called “red lines” are speculative in nature, made by persons other than the President. Second, it assumes that the ATACMS is a game-changing technology whose presence on the battlefield will have a meaningful and telling impact on the ability of the Ukrainian armed forces to prevail in combat against their Russia foes.

The ATACMS is a 50-year-old system which the US Army stopped buying in 2007. While the ATACMS has been the beneficiary of a Service Life Extension Program designed to keep the missile from failing once launched due to old age, it remains an aging system with limited capabilities. If employed by Ukraine, the ATACMS will find itself targeted by Russian anti-missile weapons that will intercept the rocket prior to reaching its target and jam the guidance systems using electronic-warfare capabilities considered to be among the most effective in the world. There is no doubt that an ATACMS missile is capable of inflicting considerable harm and damage on any target it can strike. But the reality is that most of the ATACMS missiles will be shot down before they reach their target, a fact the military planners in the Pentagon are only too aware of. In short, ATACMS is the antithesis of a “magic” weapon designed to strengthen Ukrainian military capacity.

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“Brussels “should have isolated this war, but instead of that the EU has globalized” it..”

EU Gave ‘Bad Answer’ To Ukraine Crisis – Hungary (RT)

The European response to the Ukraine crisis is causing the world to fragment, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has claimed, adding that Budapest wants to see unifying action, like China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). “Europe has given a very bad answer to the war in Ukraine that unfortunately seems to be ending up in a world being divided into blocs again,” the Hungarian diplomat told CNBC on the sidelines of the Belt and Road summit in Hong Kong. Brussels “should have isolated this war, but instead of that the EU has globalized” it, he said in the interview broadcast on Wednesday.

Szijjarto argued that a lack of communication between opposing countries has led to them giving up on achieving peace, while states that benefit from good East-West relations – such as Hungary – have been hurt economically. The minister contrasted this to how the BRI aims to bring the world together for mutual prosperity and security, which is why Hungary welcomes China’s presence. He criticized rich Western European nations who are now talking about decoupling from the Chinese economy or “derisking” due to political concerns. Quietly, they seek Chinese investment just like small nations, Szijjarto said.

“They can be hypocritical, they can afford [it],” he argued. Unlike those countries, Budapest states its foreign policy openly, the diplomat said, warning that if ‘decoupling’ with China were to succeed, it would “kill the European economy.” The Hungarian government has been a vocal critic of the Western response to the Ukrainian conflict since its outset. It has called for peace talks, while speaking out against sanctioning Russia and arming Ukraine. Most EU nations, following in the US lead, have pledged to support Kiev for “as long as it takes” to defeat Moscow.

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“It’s clear that the West overall has been surprised by the pretty widespread reluctance by many of the countries in the so-called Global South… to come on board..”

Global South Won’t Back Kiev As West Demands – WSJ (RT)

Western officials have overestimated the willingness of neutral nations to join anti-Russia policies in support of Ukraine, according to The Wall Street Journal. “It’s clear that the West overall has been surprised by the pretty widespread reluctance by many of the countries in the so-called Global South… to come on board,” Jan Techau of the consulting firm Eurasia Group told the newspaper, as quoted on Thursday. He cited “animosity toward the US and Europe” in some parts of the world and the desire of rising powers, such as Brazil and South Africa, to “assert their independence”, the article said. The WSJ detailed purported successes and failures of Western diplomacy to rally the support of neutral nations for what it called “a fair peace settlement for Ukraine” ahead of next week’s gathering of world leaders at the UN General Assembly.

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has been internationally promoting his “peace formula” with Western backing. It includes Ukraine regaining control over all former territories, war reparations from Russia, and a tribunal for the Russian leadership. Moscow has dismissed the Zelensky plan as being detached from reality. The newspaper noted that many “emerging countries” have resisted demands for reparations and a tribunal, while “the international willingness to call out Russia publicly has diminished.” In particular, the final statement of the G20 leaders after the summit in India last week did not condemn Russia or even call the conflict a war “against Ukraine.”

The newspaper asserted that the G20 meeting was a “success for the West too,” because Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping did not attend the event in person. “Factually, Russia is much more isolated than before,” a senior European official told The WSJ. At the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting, non-Western participants are likely “to shift the global focus onto their priorities: global inequality and debt relief,” the report predicted. Moscow has described the Ukraine crisis as part of a Western proxy war against Russia. It has also accused the US of mismanaging the global economy for selfish goals, while trying to preserve its dominance and resisting the emergence of a multipolar world.

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Twelvefold. And much more expensive. Very smart.

Germany Hugely Increases Imports Of Russian Oil – Der Spiegel (RT)

Germany has continued importing large volumes of Russian oil, turning to India as a substitute supplier after the EU banned almost all crude imports from Moscow in early December. According to a Der Spiegel report on Tuesday, Berlin’s imports of petroleum products from India jumped more than twelvefold in January-July 2023 year-on-year. The value of those imports soared from €37 million ($39 million) in the first seven months of 2022 to $484 million during the same period of 2023, the outlet’s analysis of official data reportedly showed. The imports from India “were mainly gas oils that are used to produce diesel or heating oil,” the report said, noting that New Delhi has recently been producing a significant proportion of those gas oils from Russian crude oil.

Germany, which has historically been the largest EU buyer of Russian oil, stopped imports via pipelines on January 1, despite the fact that the latest EU embargo exempts piped deliveries to the bloc from the sanctioned country. Official data by German statistical office Destatis shows that Berlin’s imports of Russian crude oil have ceased almost entirely amid the sanctions. Statistics, however, do not count crude of Russian origin purchased indirectly from global traders through ship-to-ship transfers. According to Der Spiegel, citing data, some volumes of Russian oil bought by India later end up in Germany in some form.

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Poland won’t break the union. But Hungary may.

Polish Minister Warns Of Threat From Ukraine (RT)

If Ukraine were to become a member of the EU it would have to be under certain conditions, particularly in light of the threat posed by its agriculture, Poland’s Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Robert Telus has said, in an interview with polish news station PAP on Thursday. Telus was asked if Warsaw would take any steps to oppose Kiev’s accession to the EU, given that Poland has placed an embargo on Ukrainian grain. The minister replied that although the Polish government was generally in favor of Ukraine’s admission to the bloc, certain issues would first have to be addressed before that can become a reality. “Ukraine cannot join the EU without conditions. We had conditions and the same must apply to Ukraine,” Telus said.

He noted that agriculture is a particularly important point in relations with Kiev as Ukraine’s agriculture sector is structured completely differently than Poland’s and the EU’s. “We need to take a closer look at this, because Ukrainian agriculture is a threat to the agriculture of the frontline countries, but also to the whole of Europe,” he told PAP. Earlier this week, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki stressed that Warsaw will not allow cheap Ukrainian grain to “flood” the Polish market and disrupt the country’s agricultural industry. He added that regardless of what the EU says, Poland will keep its border closed to Ukrainian grain in order to protect the interests of Polish farmers.

Back in May, five Eastern European members of the EU, namely Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Slovakia, placed a sweeping ban on the import of Ukrainian grain. That was after Brussels lifted quotas and tariffs from Ukrainian grain exports in a bid to support Zelensky’s government in the early months of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. However, the policy ultimately backfired on Eastern European nations, which have faced mass protests from local farmers. The EU then closed off the markets of the five nations to Ukrainian wheat, corn, sunflower seeds and rapeseed, but still allowed the transit of the goods to continue. On Friday, the European Parliament is set to debate on the extension of the embargo.

Commenting on Brussels’ possible decision to lift the ban, Telus suggested that such a move would bear political undertones and that “there are forces in Europe that want to further destabilize” Poland’s market. Kiev, meanwhile, has opposed the grain ban, with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky calling the embargo a betrayal of “European values.” The president has since threatened to go to an international arbitration court if Brussels decides to prolong the ban beyond September 15.

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“Although western economies are well-developed, they are already “too heavily invested and sluggish,” says Titov: “In the East, on the other hand, everything is booming, moving forward rapidly, developing rapidly…”

In Vladivostok, The Russian Far East Rises (Pepe Escobar)

Russian President Vladimir Putin opened and closed his quite detailed address to the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok with a resounding message: “The Far East is Russia’s strategic priority for the entire 21st century.” And that’s exactly the feeling one would have prior to the address, interacting with business executives mingling across the stunning forum grounds at the Far Eastern Federal University (opened only 11 years ago), with the backdrop of the more than four kilometer-long suspension bridge to Russky Island across the Eastern Bosphorus strait. The development possibilities of what is in effect Russian Asia, and one of the key nodes of Asia-Pacific, are literally mind-boggling.

Data from the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic – confirmed by several of the most eye-catching panels during the Forum – list a whopping 2,800 investment projects underway, 646 of which are already up and running, complete with the creation of several international Advanced Special Economic Zones (ASEZ) and the expansion of the Free Port of Vladivostok, home to several hundred small and midsize enterprises (SMEs). All that goes way beyond Russia’s “pivot to the East” which was announced by Putin in 2012, two years before the Maidan events in Kiev. For the rest of the planet, not to mention the collective west, it is impossible to understand the Russian Far East magic without being on the spot – starting with Vladivostok, the charming, unofficial capital of the Far East, with its gorgeous hills, striking architecture, verdant islands, sandy bays and of course the terminal of the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway.

What Global South visitors did experience – the collective west was virtually absent from the Forum – was a work in progress in sustainable development: a sovereign state setting the tone in terms of integrating large swathes of its territory to the new, emerging, polycentric geoeconomic era. Delegations from ASEAN (Laos, Myanmar, Philippines) and the Arab world, not to mention India and China, totally understood the picture. In his speech, Putin stressed how the rate of investment in the Far East is three times the Russian region average; how the Far East is only 35 percent explored, with unlimited potential for natural resource industries; how the Power of Siberia and Sakhalin-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok gas pipelines will be connected; and how by 2030, liquified natural gas (LNG) production in the Russian Arctic will triple.

In a broader context, Putin made clear that “the global economy has changed and continues to change; the west, with its own hands, is destroying the system of trade and finance that it itself created.” It is no wonder then that Russia’s trade turnover with Asia-Pacific grew by 13.7 percent in 2022, and by another 18.3 percent in just the first half of 2023. Cue to Presidential Business Rights Commissioner Boris Titov showing how this reorientation away from the “static” west is inevitable. Although western economies are well-developed, they are already “too heavily invested and sluggish,” says Titov: “In the East, on the other hand, everything is booming, moving forward rapidly, developing rapidly. And this applies not only to China, India, and Indonesia, but also to many other countries. They are the center of development today, not Europe, our main consumers of energy are there, finally.”

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“The State does not create wealth, the State destroys it. The State can give you nothing, because it produces nothing.”

“Never Embrace Socialism… Or The Siren Song Of Social Justice” – Milei (ZH)

Argentina’s leading presidential candidate Javier Milei – a self-described anarcho-capitalist who won the primaries with 30% of the vote – sat down with Tucker Carlson this week in Buenos Aires for a wide-ranging discussion. Carlson and Milei talked about why the citizens of Argentina are fed up with the relentless lack of change and the relentless economic decline, echoing many similar patterns taking place in America, with the one-time congressman explaining his platform of radical change which would include the dissolution of numerous socialist institutions and the very central bank which has led Argentina into multiple fiscal crisis events. Milei’s advice to Americans is simple: “Never embrace the ideas of socialism.”

Tucker Milei

“Never allow yourselves to be seduced by the siren song of social justice. Don’t get caught up in that terrible concept that where there is a need, there is a right. But that can’t happen on its own. We have to be prepared for this, and wage a cultural war every single day and we have to be careful because they have no problem with getting inside the State and employing Gramsci’s techniques: seducing the artists, seducing the culture, seducing the media or meddling in educational content.” Reflecting in the slippery slope of American leftist politics, Carlson noted that Argentina has adopted many left-wing social issues. “I didn’t fully appreciate the degree to which the Argentinian government had embraced fringe academic, American-style social justice,” Carlson told Milei, adding that “a businessman told me at lunch today that people who identify as transgender pay lower taxes, and that in 2019 you had a Ministry of Women and Diversity created in this country for the first time. What does that ministry do?”

“In theory, it is supposed to deal with women’s issues,” Milei said. “But when you look at the results, you find there aren’t any. Just writing songs…” “Are women happier here?” Carlson asked. “No,” Milei said. “Because there are no real results.” And added, “why isn’t there a Ministry of Men?” Then, Milei really touched the third rail… by supporting President Trump, and offering him some advice: “[Trump] should continue his fight against socialism. Because he is one of the few who truly understood that we are fighting socialism, that we are fighting the statists. He understood perfectly that the generation of wealth comes from the private sector.

The State does not create wealth, the State destroys it. The State can give you nothing, because it produces nothing. And when it attempts it, it does so poorly.” “So I’d say, if I could humbly offer advice, all I could say would be to double down on his efforts in the same direction: defending the ideals of freedom and refusing to give an inch to the socialists,” he continued. The discussion included Milei’s controversial denouncement of the Pope, his views on abortion, and his belief that climate change is a “socialist lie.”

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    Pierre-Auguste Renoir The Return of the Boating Party 1862   • Hunter Biden Indicted On Federal Firearms Charge (ZH) • Go F**ing Ahead: McCarthy
    [See the full post at: Debt Rattle September 15 2023]


    Yes, the democratic party is against RFK?

    RFK Says Democratic Party has ‘Lost its way’

    RFK Says Democratic Party has ‘Lost its way’

    “Families tell one another the truth, as best we are able with grace and love and, above all, with candor.”


    Kennedy: “This Is An Attempt To Censor A Censorship Hearing”

    Posted By Tim Hains July 20, 2023

    Democratic leaders push back on ‘erroneous’ Robert Kennedy Jr. attacks
    Kennedy has recently made unsupported claims of Democratic vote-rigging in the primary a central message of his campaign

    By Michael Scherer
    September 12, 2023 at 7:46 p.m. EDT

    Dr. D

    “The American elites predominantly perceive Russia as an existential enemy, Putin believes.”

    No, as per Dr. Day above, a BRITISH, ANGLO-racist minority believes that. (They’re actually not even “Anglo”, they believe they are the bloodline of fallen angels.) America could care less about Russia, nor would we profit by her pillage. Inasmuch as the two are mostly the same, then yes. But they’re not the same. They’re the same in Britain very tightly, but barely in the U.S., and very loosely.

    “30 Detainees Remain at Guantánamo
    …three remain ‘unfit to be released’ but have not been charged.

    Oubliette. Life in prison without charges. By leaders who were well-known war criminals. Still time. They’re not all dead yet.

    “Federal Judge again Declares DACA Program Unlawful, But Refuses to Order Deportations

    Translation: it’s illegal but that’s okay. It’s not like laws have consequences.

    “Fulton County Prosecutors Accused of Hiding Key Documents in Trump RICO Case”

    Yes, but only 100% of the time. I’d be shocked at this point if the prosecution did NOT have exculpatory evidence and hid/shredded it. What’s the cure? Consequences. Justice IS Mercy. So when they see this happen, the perp walks free – sorry! Then the DA and Prosecutor are fired for railroading people and letting criminals walk free. All a fantasy at this point, I know, as you’d have to orient toward #Logos and they are religious zealots of #AntiLogos.

    RFK Letter: As usual, that is a wonderful, fabulous, engaging, unifying, disarming communication, which is also perfectly legal and productive of the goal.

    …As none of those qualities are valued, and all are antithetical to an #AntiLogos violent, intolerant theocracy, expect nothing will happen but persecutions. I’m sure he well knows better than anyone.

    “the gun case keeps Joe out of sight, and all the information about him: he has no link to the gun. It’s the only thing he’s not linked to.”

    There’s so many illegalities at so many levels I overlooked this obvious fact.

    • Go F**ing Ahead: McCarthy Dares Republicans to Boot Him from Speakership (Sp.)

    I agree. And this all seems appropriate to me, how things should generally be running. If there’s not contention, they’re not working the difficult compromise where all our needs are included. However, I’m with McCarthy: don’t waste all our valuable time. Do it or don’t do it. Make your play.

    “Here’s McCarthy forcing an AP reporter to admit that there was lots of evidence to support an impeachment inquiry.”

    Which they then did not report. Joke’s on you. You think facts matter.

    “• US Political System Frozen by Soviet-Style ‘Aging Crisis’ (Sp.)

    “Closing the Collapse Gap with the Soviet Union”. And every day they wait to collapse the delta between us gets larger. Russia is already nearing our power. In steel, or instance. They have 1/3 less people, so that smarts, but have a clearly superior military and generations of oil. They’re still rural as we were in 1960, I would think, but it’s gotten close enough to touch.

    If we’d collapsed in 1996 like we should have (Greenspan Money Printer Go Brrrr for Clinton election) we’d have been unquestioningly superior and been out of it decades ago. Doubling down now will put us behind not just Russia, but everyone. Like less than Brazil, Africa, certainly every nation in Asia, etc. Nice going maroons.

    “The answer to this question is political gridlock,” Lazare said. “Everyone is terrified of what change might mean.”

    Yes. But really it’s far worse. That’s just a nice way of saying “A few people are rich and doing everything bad to everyone else to protect their own kitties.” Like savaging the young – three generations now. But even that’s far worse. Not JUST slavery or servitude for … well, everyone else, young, other nations … but THAT then means it’s all founded on CORRUPTION. You can’t mis-use everyone else without power being misused and crimes occurring.

    THEN you have 100,000 FELONIES committed, going back LIFETIMES, ALL of which need to be covered. You know all those rapes Biden did as a junior Senator? He still needs to cover that up. All the money he took from Putin, but back in 2002? Still needs to cover that up.

    And ALL of them. EVERY. ONE. In power. Raytheon’s CEO, felon. Lockheed’s CEO, felon. JP Morgan, felon. You can’t BE there and not be a felon or $1B theft or 10,000 person mass-murder (Cuomo comes to mind). That’s the price of entry, like a Drug Gang’s first murder for them, they can always pin on you.

    So why are they still there? Hillary said it best: “If he gets in, we’ll all hang! Don’t you get that?” Or as Bush said, “If the American people knew what we’ve done, they’d kill us.” Yes. We will. That means they are 1) crazy people, who are mentally ill neuroses they act out more vigorously and reliably than any of us normal people can. Like power-seeking. But 2) they HAVE to defend each other with perfect, unbroken unity.

    I’m sure that’s why the USSR did it – knowing the people would hang them – and that’s why McConnell, Pelosi, and Biden do it too.

    …But the real problem is the PEOPLE. They still can’t conceive this is the case, although it’s terribly obvious.

    “Reporters often don’t realize they’re being used.”

    THEN THEY’RE NOT REPORTERS. That’s the MINIMUM for being a reporter, and also why we have AT LEAST two sources. Sadly, he IS describing today’s reporters. Which, as he also says, are all CIA assets.

    “Kamala is then the heir apparent.”

    Uh…no, she’s the “apparent”, she’s the literal ONLY LEGAL HEIR at all. That’s it. It’s not “Optional”. She doesn’t “Need to make a case”. That’s the literal, only black-letter law. Written in Law #1 since 1789. …But it’s a law, and we don’t follow those. And it would be against our principles to obey anything in the “Constitution.” How gauche.

    ““…The Russians are yet to learn that Putin’s idealism exists nowhere else”

    Putin. A KGB colonel, but a misty-eyed idealist. Uh-huh. I thought he was a cold-blooded killer. Pick one.

    Putin: a naive, doe-eyed in the headlights of the big, bad world, also constantly wins every day of every year on total accident. Just like Trump is similarly totally clueless and naive. Right. How can I get to be this flavor of both entirely lazy, totally naive yet win against every killer in the total, combined West?

    “Washington built and equipped an Ukrainian Army poised to destroy the Russian peoples in the Donbas breakaway republics, the Kremlin, and the Russians media sit on their butts doing nothing”

    Really? Huh. That’s odd, I thought in that window they opened 100 new wells, ran a pipeline to China, refined and produced enough to field in Kinzal missiles, manufactured a new tank, went 10x on their S-300, created a respectable amount of S-400, invented the S-500, got enough Sunburn missiles to sink every Western surface ship, got two new Gen5 and Gen 6 fighter jets, got a scalar ray that cooks ships, knocked a satellite out of orbit, fielded a nuclear tsunami drone, and launched an updated family of nuclear submarines.

    But compared to the West, fielding a tank from 1980, a jet from 1970, and a bomber from 1950, that’s doing nothing, I guess. We’re #1.

    My take, why is Russia sitting around letting their people’s cars get confiscated? A: Because you’re a joke. The Whole West is a joke. Why bother responding? It’s pointless and will only encourage them.

    “The ATACMS is a 50-year-old system which the US Army stopped buying in 2007.”

    “more than a year of “being called a tinfoil hat or Putin apologist for merely suggesting that what we are engaged in is a proxy war,”

    Waiting for my apology. Then re-instating all the accounts, then paying me for libel while all those that were wrong collapse as untrustworthy fools. Oh wait, none of that is going to happen? Then who’s really at fault here?

    “A 50-year-old transgender American is Kiev’s military spokesperson and threatens to kill anyone who asks questions. What a world.”

    Couldn’t be happier. Shows us all who you are. Only worry is later, when this is over, Ukrainians will be so mad about the lunacy that they’ll take it out on actual gays and not planted actors like this guy. It’s MEANT to antagonize you. That’s its PURPOSE. But then people begin to associate “Non-hetero” = “Antagonist” more generally.

    That’s why these core racists and sexists front women and PoC, because they know they’re about to annoy people and then collapse and fail (to “Build Back Better”) and they want Women and PoC to be ruined and discredited for generations. They think it’s funny. But what can I say? Apparently they’re too stupid to realize they’re being used, so maybe they’re right. You get what you get.

    “Sy Hersh: Overly Optimistic US Intel Reports on Ukraine to Lead to Disaster (Sp.) “

    Yes. Now does someone know that and is enhancing that effect on purpose? Because the result has been the total disarmament of NATO and handing a country the size of France to Russia.

    “most of the ATACMS missiles will be shot down before they reach their target, a fact the military planners in the Pentagon are only too aware of.”

    Huh. And they provide hem only one at a time to make sure. Well, see the above. Like Putin and Trump, it’s all a big accident.

    “Factually, Russia is much more isolated than before,” a senior European official told The WSJ.”

    Yes, they have cut off he West and are now insulated against our inevitable collapse. So thanks! Couldn’t have done it without you. Oh, and their GDP has doubled. (Rate, not size)

    “Twelvefold. And much more expensive. Very smart.”

    Well, like Smart Cars and Smart Cities, it’s only environmental if you ship it around he world and back first and run your electric cars on diesel generators.

    “Never Embrace Socialism… Or The Siren Song of Social Justice” – Milei (ZH)
    ““The State does not create wealth, the State destroys it. The State can give you nothing, because it produces nothing.”

    Sadly, because we would all like that to be true. Even when they DIRECT resources, they’re historically the literal worst at it, even outside of corruption, which they’re the worst at too. What ARE they good at? “Government is FIRE”.

    “But that can’t happen on its own. We have to be prepared for this, and wage a cultural war every single day”

    This seems to be a world-wide counter-revolution at last, or more like a counter-revulsion. Argentina is el mucho grande Socialist, and thereby lost 100 years where they could have transcended all Europe and taken all South America to the stars with them. But we see the same thing with young boys at home. As 100% of all authorities, all media, all schools, their own mothers say they are worthless pieces of s—t who should die, they are rebelling against what is very clear insanity. And even Zoomers, a little ahead not only are the most “Conservative” ever, but the men are overwhelmingly conservative and outspoken for it. That is to say, the Zoomer women still tend to be on the toxic feminine, the run-of-the-mill Western Culture. That is, highly polarized, radical socialists and feminists. But for the Zoomers to be % conservative, the young men are EVEN MORE, counterbalancing the the far Left, and then a little bit more. Which is the equivalent of ultra-Socialist Argentina going Libertarian.

    …However, note all these words are INCREDIBLY deceptive: in fact, the world is further left than it’s ever been in history, and less masculine than ever in history, still less masculine than 10 years ago. So in “Male” terms, they might as well wear girly sun-dresses, and prance around like unicorns compared to all history. THIS is the “Oh-no, Red Pill” masculine “Radicalized men, we’re all-gonna-die” rhetoric. Like, do you see boys beating their women regularly? Yeah, that used to be fairly common to cuff it off and on in some huge % of relationships. No? It’s actually unthinkable? Then STFU, we’re still 1,000 miles from the danger line.

    (P.S. at present statistically women hit men more often right now. One, they know they can get away with it, and two, men generally think it’s a joke, ie, they won’t get hurt by the action, only the accusation. And everyone loves it and approves, mocking men if they so much as mention it. …The untouchables.)

    Colosseum: Unlike most places, we DO have a good idea what happened there in ancient times.

    To be helpful did you know you can buy ancient reproductions?
    Roman Glass Cup with Linear Reliefs (Large) in Pair

    Very pretty.



    John Day

    From Maxwell Quest last night:
    “The Alien bodies from Peru in Mexico is being broadly covered:” – John Day
    Really, John. Did you read any of the 3 articles you posted about the alien bodies presentation? I read all three. Took about 3 minutes. Each of the articles brushed the event aside as if it were a fraud, labeling it a “stunt”, that previous discoveries of the “self-claimed” ufologist, Maussan, were “debunked”, and that his presentation “faced swift backlash and criticism from skeptics”. Some coverage!
    This is what I expected: suppression of the story.

    That is not “suppression” of the story, since they are putting it out there.
    Suppression would be if they did not put it out there.

    This presentation, allowing people to have either a positive or a dismissive reaction is a TRIAL BALLOON, which is different.
    I presume they are seeing if this football is ready to be run with , or if it needs a few more teasers first.


    Some may find this interesting:
    “Dr. Jordan B. Peterson and 2024 presidential candidate Chris Christie discuss the disproportional power of teachers unions, the seemingly perpetual state of the Ukraine/Russia war, the real impact of the Biden laptop scandal, and why Donald Trump might not be the right Republican candidate going forward.

    Chris Christie is an American lawyer, politician, lobbyist, author, and former federal prosecutor who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey (2010 to 2018).”

    Dr. D

    Yes, to alien thing. Don’t care, already know what’s real. However, as said about ANY of it, if we have Space Weapons, then…why aren’t we using them on Ukraine? = It’s all a puppet show. Same with anything with aliens. So…you can’t NOT have known all along, and you didn’t tell us? Made us think we were crazy? Um, why? Not because it has no effect and there are no aliens now, it’s just some far-distant historical arcana, is it? That means something about it is very, EXTREMELY relevant even in Sept 2023. What is that thing, sir?

    Then that blows faith in govt, then that blows the existence of nation states except as facades, then that blows so who IS running things? (as in the Crow long video, in the movie “Network” the “Trust Fund,” the multi-international worldwide conglomerate of “money”, ie, “control”) and so on.

    And you hid this because it’s not relevant now, but you also hid it in all HISTORY too. In religion, like fiery chariots of the Bible, etc.

    Goes everywhere, even though nobody wants it to. But sucks to be you, shouldn’t have started lying in the first place. Now when we hang you, you’ll deserve it. I’ll convict you and line you up too, even if you had “good reasons”. “When first we practice to deceive.”

    What I see is still a total media blackout. Very illustrative that it can be on the floor of a world’s major parliament of a major country and nope, doesn’t exist.


    This is what you get with a drama teacher (failed actor) for a PM that has admitted on tape to not doing well in math. So that tax is going to be absorbed by ????

    Little mama’s boy who has yet to face the consequences of his own actions. Meanwhile the majority have to face the consequences of his actions daily, but not him no siree.

    Dr. D

    Whoops, forgot: happy Rosh Hashanah, biggest day of the year.


    General Milley Vanilli

    Fraud is not just the first word that springs to mind.

    Supreme Empire of Lies Gangster Nation Military Mafia Commander



    Again to the models:

    Now, I just stumbled upon a paper from 2021 (Irving et al., A Mass and Energy Conservation Analysis of Drift in the CMIP6 Ensemble) which describes significant problems in the latest (CMIP5 and CMIP6) models regarding not only energy conservation in the ocean but also at the top-of-atmosphere (TOA, thus affecting global warming rates) and even the water vapor budget of the atmosphere (which represents the largest component of the global greenhouse effect).

    These represent potentially serious problems when it comes to our reliance on climate models to guide energy policy. It boggles my mind that conservation of mass and energy were not requirements of all models before their results were released decades ago.

    One possible source of problems are the model “numerics”… the mathematical formulas (often “finite-difference” formulas) used to compute changes in all quantities between gridpoints in the horizontal, levels in the vertical, and from one time step to the next. Miniscule errors in these calculations can accumulate over time, especially if physically impossible negative mass values are set to zero, causing “leakage” of mass. We don’t worry about such things in weather forecast models that are run for only days or weeks. But climate models are run for decades or hundreds of years of model time, and tiny errors (if they don’t average out to zero) can accumulate over time.

    SITYS: Climate models do not conserve mass or energy


    Just ripples in the pond we think of as solid rock.

    “Since the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission carries a radar, it can see through clouds so is also often used for mapping serious floods. In the case of the Moroccan earthquake, the mission’s value has been to measure how the surface has shifted, which will be important once the immediate crisis is over, and restoration can start.”


    • US Political System Frozen by Soviet-Style ‘Aging Crisis’

    But DUH’mericans can’t find their own asses looking with both hands.

    Ruled by Mummies using daily Ritual Humiliation techniques developed by Blood Drinking Satanist down through the millenniums.

    Homo sapien sapien needs at least another 10,000 years or so to gettheirshittogether

    “Forgive for They Know Not What They Do”

    That should be on a tea bag tag as a Deep Thoughts

    Buy a Clue Duh’merica


    I’m wrong, it is 23


    Leaders too old – In the runup to the 2016 elections, when watching footage of various candidates, debates, etc, I would turn to my wife and, in an awful Hollywood Russian accent, say:

    “Please do not worry. Is World Leaders, is always be in good health. Leonid Brezhnev … Khrushchev… Andropov.”

    But who is waiting in the wings? Sycophants hand-picked by these doddering assholes. Who was allowed to come up over the past 30 years of political/public life with some independent thought and competency?

    I think of even the various viable younger political candidates coming home from deployment in Iraq and Afghanistan who all consistently would die there or en route home. Pat Tillman. That one special charismatic veteran in Occupy Wallstreet that got shot in the head with a teargas launcher at close range – just him nobody else. Remember that guy?

    I get the impression they’ve been mowing the lawn really really hard for what, 30 years? 50? I guess we can get these Obama-types who just spring out of the ground, but the intelligence agencies don’t seem to be competent at GOVERNANCE, just at running ops. Which is why everything seems to be run like a counter-intelligence, propaganda/counter-propaganda campaigns at best. Lol some arrogant dunning krueger mockingbird “advisor” trying to come up with material that would entertain children or a Star Wars sequel. uh, good luck.

    Dudes. That isn’t GOVERNANCE you idiots. You’re the type of mouth breathers who actually DO drive home from work, come into your own kitchen, and break all your own dishes and glasses – to teach them a lesson and Establish Full Spectrum Dominance (EFSD) over your kitchen, Send A Message with Shock And Awe (SAMWSAA) – and then laughs deeply like you saw in a James Bond film.

    Dudetards, those were YOUR dishes. You’re the most impoverished humans on the face of the planet because you are incapable of owning anything.


    PS …and YES you mockingbird idiotards, I GET that
    Snoke = Putin
    Leia = Hillary
    Hux = Trump
    Kylo = MAGA types
    Leia Mary-Poppinsing her way through the cold vacuum of space = Hillary Powering Through
    Admiral Holdo doing a kamakazi run = fortifying the election

    Duh. Yes. I know, you fuckers. You are giving me whiplash inducing eyrolls.

    On and on. I get it. I’m thinking you probably heard somewhere that symbolism is a thing meaning it is another thing? So you just matched all the things on your clipboard checklist to things? Bravo, you really understand fiction, narrative, and art in general. I stand in awe.


    Calling Argentina “socialist” seems somewhat weird, as in, okay, “socialist” in what way exactly? (Socialism can mean radically different things to different people.). Granted, I haven’t been there in about 25 years, but I lived in Bueno Aires from 1995-1997. In that time period it was apparent that:
    – they don’t have city zoning laws like in the US. People in the city neighborhoods would take a street-facing window, put up a “kiosko” sign and open up a tiny “convenience store” in a residential neighborhood.
    – there didn’t appear to be much required in the way of building permits. I lived in a brand new apartment for a few months that had a water pipe slowly pushing its way out of a cement wall. I realized that the wiring of the light above the metal medicine cabinet was not properly shielded and got zapped with electricity a couple of times when the bathroom was filled with water vapor. (220 – yikes!). Bathroom didn’t have a window or fan either. And people would build second and third storeys, as they pleased, on top of their concrete homes.
    – There didn’t seem to be much available as a “social safety net.” People I spoke with constantly asked if I knew of any work. I met an older couple living in a middle class neighborhood in a home that they appeared to own — that had all of the utilities shut off for lack of payment. There was a family of four that had been middle class — he lost his job and then used his car to work for a private taxi service. Then his car was stolen, and he had to make less money driving a car owned by the taxi service — the family was desperate.
    – Schools seemed to mostly be private, as in parents paid for their kids to attend. (It also may have been that the public schools were so awful that even impoverished families would do their best to pay to send their children to private schools.)
    – If there was some socialized medicine, it was not adequate, and didn’t appear to cover medicines — at least, not those sold in the pharmacies.
    – If there were laws protecting workers, they were not robust or were not enforced. I met a family from Bolivia who ran a sweatshop that sewed clothes, people who were less well off than the family worked for them. The family’s 5 year old boy liked drinking sugar sweetened milk and his teeth were rotting — and they apparently did not have the money to take the boy to a dentist. I met a young man who worked 12 hour shifts in a factory, one week at night, one week during the day — and he was grateful for the job.

    So…again I ask…Argentina socialist? By what metric?

    D Benton Smith


    You win today’s Subtle Funny award.



    how about 30 ? ( bedMA anyone )


    18, if I read ‘monkey-with-gun’ as a distinct digit. EDIT: That is, monkey = q, gun = r, so q + (q + r) + m = 18


    HA! I get one edit, and then cannot edit.

    Anyway, damn my bad old-guy eyes.

    (s/2) + (q + s + r) + (r/2) = 26


    10+10+10 = 30
    5+5+10 = 20
    4+4+5 = 13
    (some halves) 5+5 x 2 = 20
    If multiplication does not take precedence over adding as math rule, that is.
    Otherwise it is 15.


    (10 + 5) X 4 = 60
    10 + (5 x 4) = 30



    John Day

    6 shoes = 30, so 1 shoe = 5
    2 longnose-runner + 10 = 20, so 2 longnose-runner = 10 and 1 longnose runner = 5
    4 pistols + 5 = 13, so 4 pistols = 8 , and 1 pistol = 2

    5 + (5+2+2)X2 = 23


    a very sneaky (pun) 28

    2 sneakers = 10
    1 dude = 5
    2 wpns = 4

    1 shoe (5) + 1 dude (5) holding 2 wpns + (4) = tot 14 X 2 (1 wpn) = 28

    nifty and visually tricky


    This website has been really quirky for a month or so.

    Sometimes the daily post is up for awhile and then disappears for hours before showing up again. The number of comments is different at the top of the page versus the actual number of comments at the bottom of the page, and throughout the day the number listed in both places randomly changes. Today, we had 6 comments, then it was over 20, then back to 5, etc. Right now, it says 13 comments at the top of the page, and 24 at the bottom. I didn’t actually count to see if either of these is correct.

    What’s up with this?


    Last line: one shoe (5) plus one monkey (5) wearing two shoes (10) and carrying two guns (4); times a gun (2).
    (5+5+10+4) x 2= 48

    John Day

    Not Telling

    Where are the missing children of Lahaina? This story is from Monday 9/11/23. Why can’t they report how many children are still missing?
    ​ The Hawaii Department of Education says the number of students listed as missing or killed in the Lahaina fire is so small that releasing it would violate their privacy.
    This comes as the department announced it has been unable to make contact with nearly 500 families in its system more than a month after the disaster that killed at least 115 people and displaced thousands.
    ​ Education officials have faced a groundswell of anger following the Aug. 8 fire that razed entire blocks. At a meeting on Maui last month, many families from Lahaina expressed concerns over plans to relocate students and the timing for reopening school campuses.

    Hawaii Officials: Number of Students Missing, Killed In Maui Fires Is ‘Too Small’ To Release

    ​Lahaina Tree Burns Inside Out

    Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing (AMOS)

    ​ Paul Craig Roberts, Was there a “war on terror” or a war on the American people?
    ​ Try to name Muslim terror attacks on America other than, if you believe the official narrative, 9/11. You can’t, because there aren’t any. Terror attacks on America were so non-existent that the FBI had to search for confused people and groups, convince them, enhanced with monetary bribes, to adopt a FBI prepared terror attack, and then arrest them before the attack could be attempted. The FBI always explained that “the public was never in danger” as control of the operation was in FBI’s hands.
    ​ But the public is very much in danger from the police state measures that Taibbi lists. “Muslim terror” was so conspicuous by its absence that Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano announced that Homeland Security was being refocused on domestic American “extremists,” which has come to mean Trump supporters against whom the US government is deploying the police state measures.

    Was there a “war on terror” or a war on the American people?

    John Day

    Hunter’s illegal handgun is the only crime they can find that doesn’t implicate “Big Guy” Joe.
    Hunter Biden Indicted On Federal Firearms Charge

    ​ Does this presage a move to Florida or to an overcrowded Ukrainian cemetery?
    ​ Ukraine’s Present Volodymyr Zelensky is again expected to pay homage to the hands that feed him, as Bloomberg is reporting that another trip to the White House is imminent.
    “President Joe Biden will host Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the White House next week, according to a person familiar with the plans,” the fresh Thursday report indicates.

    Sy Hersh: Overly Optimistic US Intel Reports on Ukraine to Lead to Disaster
    DIA’s intelligence on Russia does not get to relevant hands in the White House because it is being ignored for political expediency, just like CIA reports on the current failed Ukrainian counteroffensive are being ignored by Blinken, Hersh said.

    ​Sshhh, It’s oil from India, “I know NUSSINK!”
    Germany hugely increases imports of Russian oil – Der Spiegel
    According to a Der Spiegel report on Tuesday, Berlin’s imports of petroleum products from India jumped more than twelvefold in January-July 2023 year-on-year.

    ​ Gilbert Doctorow on the dynamics leading into the Putin-Kim meeting this week:
    ​ The widespread assumption that Russia needs North Korean ammunition for its ongoing war in Ukraine is just plain wrong. The other type of military supply which Russia is said to seek in North Korea is medium range ballistic missiles, which some analysts say are among the best and least vulnerable to air defenses in the world. There, too, I say that the Russian interest is not to deploy such missiles in the Ukraine campaign.
    ​ Instead, I believe the Russians are seeking the aforementioned military materiel from North Korea to add to their weapons inventory in preparation for a direct war with NATO if that comes. In such eventuality this materiel can be of crucial importance. In the meantime, conclusion of agreements for supply from North Korea allows the Russians to be more liberal in their deployment of their own top-of-the-line hardware as they shift in coming weeks from defense to offensive operations on the ground in Ukraine. By way of example, I note that Russian use of their Iskander hypersonic missiles in Ukraine thus far has been very sparing. But most recent news suggests that Russia is placing large numbers of Iskander in the field for use when it goes on the offensive. These missiles cannot be produced in great numbers quickly. Therefore, it will be very handy for Russia to have a back-up in the form of Korean medium range missiles.

    “Don’t step on a rake twice!”: admonition of Vladimir Putin to Russian businessmen

    John Day

    ​ The North Korean KN-25 missile system appears to be an object of Russia’s affection.
    ​ The KN-25 has a 380 km range and is launched from a four-tube wheeled transporter-erector-launcher (TEL). The missile appears to have four fixed rear fins and four moving forward fins for guidance. While designated a “super-large” multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) by North Korean state media, the missile’s larger size and range led the United States Forces Korea (USFK) to categorize the weapon as a short-range ballistic missile (SRBM). According to USFK, the missile is 600mm in diameter.
    Relative to the missile’s width, the KN-25 appears to be approximately 8.6 meters long. No specifications on the missile’s length or guidance system have been released.


    ​More from Gilbert Doctorow:
    “Old friends are better than new clothes.” This bit of folk wisdom was part of Vladimir Putin’s toast at the festive banquet. But are the Russian-Korean relations something more than friendship?
    There was no qualification of the relations as “strategic partnership” or “alliance” or even “higher than alliance,” such as has been used to describe Russian-Chinese relations by the principals of both countries. Here, with the Koreans, it was just “friends.”
    What exactly did these friends agree upon? It is unlikely we will know for some time. Defense Minister Shoigu went before cameras earlier today but he spoke only about further destruction of Ukrainian military equipment and personnel. Not a word about the Koreans.
    From the commentary of panelists on Sixty Minutes yesterday and today, we can assume that officially Russia will insist it is honoring its signature on the UN sanctions against North Korea whatever it does in the days ahead. Russian shipments of agricultural commodities and hydrocarbons to North Korea in the coming weeks will be described as “humanitarian aid,” which is not subject to sanctions. However, the message goes out on these talk shows that Russia is considering revoking its signature on the sanctions and going flat out to cooperate with the North Koreans in every domain.
    In the meantime, the Russians are watching with pleasure how Jake Sullivan and his bosses in the American national security team are squirming as they try to invent new sanctions to impose on Pongyang.

    Update on the just completed talks of Korean leader Kim Jong Un with Vladimir Putin

    ​ North Korean state media announced Thursday that Russia’s President Putin has accepted a formal invitation from Kim Jong Un to pay a state visit to Pyongyang.
    Kim hailed the “historic meeting and talks” with Putin on Wednesday, and he’s expected to be in Russia for further travel to to Komsomolsk-on-Amur, where he’ll visit an aircraft plant. Putin is said to have “gratefully” received Kim’s invitation to visit his country​.

    National leader added to Ukrainian ‘kill list’​ , North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has been branded an enemy by the notorious ‘Mirotvorets’ website

    ​ (See: “Status: Kim Jong Un”, please.) Why is Musk Ceding Ukraine Starlink Access to the Pentagon?
    ​ “The reason it was turned off was originally because the United States has sanctions against Russia – and that includes Crimea – and we are actually not allowed to turn on connectivity to a sanctioned country without explicit government approval, which we did not have from the US government,” Musk explained on a podcast on September 12.
    ​ “So basically, Ukraine – they didn’t give us any advance warning or heads-up or anything, we just got the urgent calls from the Ukrainian government saying that we needed to ‘turn on Crimea’ – it was like in the middle of the night, basically. We were like: ‘what are you talking about?’ And then we figured out this was a kind of Pearl Harbor-type attack on the Russian fleet in Sevastopol. So they were really asking us to really actively take part in a major act of war,” he said.

    John Day

    Russia, the latest “Asian Tiger”. This is an informative piece by Pepe Escobar.
    VLADIVOSTOK – Russian President Vladimir Putin opened and closed his quite detailed address to the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok with a resounding message: “The Far East is Russia’s strategic priority for the entire 21st century.”

    ​ Alastair Crooke, The Mackinder Strategic ‘Bible’ Reconsidered
    In 1997, Zbig Brzezinski, the original ‘driver’ behind the making of Afghanistan as a quagmire of ‘mud’ into which Russia was to be dragged, wrote his celebrated book, The Grand Chessboard. It was a work that ‘forever’ embedded the Mackinder doctrine of ‘he who controls the Asian heartland controls the world’ into the U.S. zeitgeist.
    ​ Tellingly, its subtitle was American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives. Brzezinski had already written in his book that absent Ukraine, Russia would never become the heartland power; but with Ukraine, Russia can and would. Thus, Mackinder’s doctrine, ‘He who controls the heartland’ dictum, was codified into U.S. ‘cannon law’ – never to permit a united heartland. And Ukraine became seen as the hinge around which heartland power revolved.
    ​ Brzezinski further ordained that this ‘Grand Game of Chess’ was to be one of pure U.S. primacy: “No, no one else plays”, he insisted; it is a game purely for one. Once a chess piece is moved; ‘we’ (the U.S.) simply turn the board the other way around – and move the other side’s chess pieces (for ‘them’). There is ‘no other’ in this game”, Brzezinski warned.
    ​ This is today’s dilemma – It is so long since Brzezinski originally formulated the Mackinder notion, that classical diplomacy has become etiolated​.
    ​ It was Henry Kissinger however, that gave Mackinder its celebrated twist: ‘He who controls money controls the world’ was to become the dollar and banking financialised hegemony.
    ​ But, Kissinger, in this, was wrong from the ‘get go’. It always has been: ‘He who has manufacturing capacity, raw materials, food, energy (human as well as fossil) and sound money can change the world’. But Kissinger simply ignored those adjunct conditions, and based the U.S. instead in the creation of a global ‘spider’s web of weaponised dollars (touch it, and the sanctions gossamer poisons you). Additionally, this system was multiplied through Wall Street parsing out access to trillions in newly created money only to the compliant.​..
    ​..Xi’s point was that China had never made this disastrous detour into the liberal western system.
    ​ Putin responded, “[China] managed in the best possible way, in my opinion, to use the levers of central administration (for) the development of a market economy … The Soviet Union did nothing like this, and the results of an ineffective economic policy – impacted on the political sphere”.
    ​ Washington and Brussels just don’t get it. Plainly put, Xi and Putin’s assessment is that the Soviet disaster was the result of an improvident turn towards western liberalism; whereas, by contrast, the ‘collective West’ sees China’s ‘error’ – for which financialised tech war is being pursued – being its move away from the ‘liberal’ world system.
    ​ This analytic mismatch simply is imprinted into Washington’s mental circuits. It goes too some way to explaining the West’s absolute conviction that Russia is so weak and fragile financially, because of the primordial error in eschewing the ‘Anglo’ system.
    ​ The culmination: Washington is breaching (its own) Brzezinski Rule Number One: the ‘imperative’ to ensure that Russia and China do not come together, versus the West.
    ​ The big question today is whether weaponised tech as a ‘geo-strategic imperative’ to divide the heartland will be any more effective in achieving that end than has been the weaponised dollar.

    The Mackinder Strategic ‘Bible’ Reconsidered

    ​ A ‘senior-level’ CIA whistleblower has come forward to allege that the agency bribed analysts to change their opinion that Covid-19 most likely originated in a lab in Wuhan, China, according to the NY Post.The whistleblower told House committee leaders that his agency ‘ tried to pay off six analysts who found SARS-CoV-2 likely originated in a Wuhan lab if they changed their position and said the virus jumped from animals to humans,’ according to a Tuesday letter from the chairmen of two House subcommittees investigating the pandemic response and US intelligence, Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) and Mike Turner (R-OH).​ ​ [Nothing about Ft. Detrick?]

    ​ California To Drop ‘Medical Misinformation’ Law After Judge Blasts ‘Dramatic Examples’
    ​ California has quietly announced it’s ditching Gov. Gavin Newsom’s draconian ‘Covid-19 medical misinformation’ law, which would threaten the licenses of doctors who don’t agree with “scientific consensus” on various issues.
    ​ The law, AB 2098, was signed into law by Newsom last year. In response, five doctors alleged it to be unconstitutional under the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the US constitution.
    ​ The five doctors, Tracy Hoeg, Ram Duriseti, Aaron Kheriaty, Pete Mazolewski, and Azadeh Khatibi, argued that the law prevents them from providing information to their patients that may contradict what the law permits or prohibits. They also alleged the law was used to intimidate and punish physicians who disagreed with prevailing views on COVID-19.
    ​ Now, as the lawsuit heats up, California has quietly added a provision to repeal the law to Senate Bill 815, which makes changes to the California Medical Board.

    ​ The confidential report is a bombshell. The vaccine was launched in mid-December 2020. By the end of February 2021, “Pfizer had already received more than 1,200 reports of deaths allegedly caused by the vaccine and tens of thousands of reported adverse events, including 23 cases of spontaneous abortions out of 270 pregnancies and more than 2,000 reports of cardiac disorders.”
    ​ This Confidential Pfizer Report provides data on deaths and adverse events recorded by Pfizer from the outset of the vaccine project in December 2020 to the end of February 2021, namely a very short period (at most two and a half months).

    John Day

    ​Werner Von Braun foresaw that the final external threat to justify nukes-in-space would be hostile-aliens. Are we there yet? Is the media posting inconclusive stories and monitoring social media chatter. I have thought that there probably were other life forms in the universe since I was a kid, but I can’t prove it, and wouldn’t try to.

    Mexican congress shown supposed bodies, X-rays, of ‘non-human alien corpses’ at UFO hearing
    Remains of supposed “non-human” beings were presented Tuesday to the Mexican Congress by a self-proclaimed UFO expert who has before presented alleged alien discoveries that were later debunked.

    Have ‘Alien’ Bodies Shown in Mexico Already Been Debunked? What to Know​ , Newsweek Fact Check

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The Mexican government ought to share samples of the alleged alien bodies with the world scientific community for further verification, NASA unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAP, also known as UFO) independent study team chief David Spergel said on Thursday.​ (Recapture narrative-control.)

    Dr. D

    Phoenix: You win, I only know what I’ve read and been told.

    I’ve also been told China is a Socialist nation (it’s not) and that America isn’t (it is).

    This is the sort of thing that can happen when words have no meanings and nobody cares.

    Michael Reid

    6 * shoe = 30
    shoe = 5

    2 * man + 2 * shoe = 20
    2 * man + 2 * 5 = 20
    2 * man + 10 = 20
    2 * man = 10
    man = 5

    2 * gun + gun + gun + man = 13
    4 * gun + 5 = 13
    4 * gun = 8
    gun = 2

    shoe + man + gun + gun + gun = ?
    ? = 5 + 5 + 2 + 2 + 2
    ? = 16


    I’m still wondering if the injection which does not vaccinate impairs thinking in specific intended ways.

    Cluster-B’s and people with Narcissistic Personality Disorder are functionally stupid, because despite having higher than average IQ’s, they have an impaired apprehension of context and meaning is emergent from context, so they have trouble with meaning. ie understanding. It’s a weird, spread-out crippling of an abstract faculty that makes them difficult to identify and diagnose.

    Has anyone noticed an impaired sense of humor in the injected?

    Has anyone noticed anything like an impaired sense of compassion or perhaps empathy? Ability to conceptualize ie visualize something either literally or abstractly?

    Perhaps there could be some component of empathy or being able to model others inherent in humor?

    The brain isn’t a computer…. sections have overlap, different sections might do one thing, is my understanding. For instance, an overlap in religious and dance functions. (is that why there were so many dancing nurse and dancing hypodermic videos?)

    so maybe the delineation is a bit fuzzy, but anyone noticing anything like that?


    (I’m also thinking of, for instance, Dr D’s story about how people trying to warn about the injection weren’t even reacted to the way you’d react to a pet trying to get your attention with a concern)

    Michael Reid

    I did not take the COVID-19 injection.

    I did take the MMR vaccine to get into nursing school.

    I did take the SARS injection when that was a thing and a flu shot and nursed sick patients.

    I found my memory failing and quit nursing.

    I did get COVID from my sisters on vacation from Ontario and thought I might die.

    My memory is still not the best but I am on the spike detox protocol by Dr. M… and the fog is clearing in my mind.

    The world is not what I thought it was


    Y’all see the monkey-dude is wearing THE shoes in the last row, right?


    mpsk is right.
    Note to myself: Size does not matter.

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