Nov 122023
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Canaletto Venice, View of the Churches of the Redentore and San Giacomo 1750


We Are ‘The Resistance’ (Julian Rose)
Self-defence and the Right to Resist in Palestine (Sinclair/Cohn)
West Asian Governments Take Stance Against Israeli Occupation (Rahman)
Israel Acting Like ‘Spoiled Child’ Of The West – Erdogan (RT)
WaPo Calls Ukrainian Colonel ‘Coordinator’ of Nord Stream Attacks (Sp.)
Ukraine Risks Losing Entire Fleet of Leopard Tanks (Sp.)
EU Can Circumvent Hungarian Veto On Ukraine Aid – Media (RT)
Next Month Could Decide Ukraine Conflict – Macron (RT)
Germany Wants To Send Asylum Seekers To Africa – WSJ (RT)
From The Testimony of Special Counsel David Weiss (Techno Fog)
David Weiss and America’s First Nihilist Prosecutor (Turley)
NBC Compares Hunter’s Influence Peddling to Haley’s Daughter’s TikTok (Turley)
Gerald Celente Withdraws Support due to Kennedy’s Israel War Position (Dick)
We are Spartacus (John Pilger)


















Gaza gas








London protest



Patrick Henningsen @21WIRE: “All of the main “so horrific” narratives attributed to Hamas on Oct 7th & subsequently used by Israel and western warmongers to justify the carpet bombing and genocide in #Gaza – have been proven to be completely fabricated. Thats right: total fake news.”





“..the most telling indicator of the bankruptcy of what is considered to be ‘civilised society’”

We Are ‘The Resistance’ (Julian Rose)

As one attempts to make sense of the horrors of war that the global media flashes across screens and newsprint, day and night 24/7, one can feel a numbing sensation closing down one’s ability to respond, as an organic human being should respond. The breathtaking volume of bombs, blood and brutality that form the centrepiece of the devastation in Gaza, comes on top of the seemingly interminable hostilities playing-out their realities in Ukraine. In all of this, any sign of a credible, reasoned and rational intervention is lost beneath a sea of soulless, hypocritical statements from those in positions of ‘authority’ on the world stage. National or geopolitical ‘positions’ taken by rolled-out representatives of the status quo, are held to be more important than responses that have some link to heart felt emotions.

Scenes of mass genocide and ethnic cleansing are condoned as ‘acceptable’ if those responding to the bloodbath see some political or geopolitical advantage in backing the cause of the chief protagonist. Those who for long periods of their lives are deeply repressed and isolated, seek reprisals if ever the chance comes their way to breakout of slavery. This is, under permanent conditions of inhuman containment, an almost inevitable reaction. One cannot judge behaviour patterns of those suffering under conditions of persistent repression, as being in any way comparable to what are considered acceptable behaviour patterns in times of relative peace and freedom. The human struggle for a basic degree of liberty is forced into taking the form of a violent struggle when no other support intervenes to bring justice to bear.

This lack of coordinated intervention to end a massacre is the most perilous aspect of the ‘Israel-Hamas’ conflict, and it the most telling indicator of the bankruptcy of what is considered to be ‘civilised society’. A fear of going against the dogma of what constitutes the pecking order of the global power pyramid, appears to paralyse nations from coming together to enforce a humane path of conflict intervention and resolution, however tenuous that might initially be. But the truth is, that behind this implausible state of impasse, is a small anti-life global cult that wishes to prolong the pain and destruction for its own ends, and covertly backs both sides of the conflict in order to produce the maximum disruption, chaos and death.

Yes, this is pure evil in action. It is the manifestation of a long standing, once covert, but now overt demonic ambition – whose roots go far back in human history – and which has recently emerged as the chief protagonist of disruptive chaos and division now manifesting at the foundational level of our daily lives. The problem for all of us who are determined to resist the manifestations of such dark actors, is that this cult is very clever, highly deceptive and well disguised. Its main agents wear a fixed smile, a pressed shirt and are very well rehearsed in powers of communication. Psychopaths in a suit. One would never guess that they harbour an abiding hate for a creative, loving humanity. But they do.

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“A state cannot invoke the right of self-defence to defend against an attack which originates inside a territory it occupies..”

Self-defence and the Right to Resist in Palestine (Sinclair/Cohn)

[..] The UN charter requires all states to settle their international disputes peacefully so as not to endanger international peace and security. That doesn’t just apply to states, but also to the settlement of any international disputes. The charter says no state can use military force against the territorial integrity or political independence of another state “or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the UN.” Although Israel denies that Palestine is a state, the Israeli Supreme Court in the Targeted Killings case recognised the dispute between Israel and the Palestinians to be of an international character. Israel cannot use the Palestinians’ lack of statehood to justify its use of military force.

The only two exceptions to the prohibition on the use of force are when a state acts in self-defence or the [UN] security council authorises force. A state may use military force in self-defence under Article 51 of the charter “if an armed attack occurs” against a state. The use of armed force for reprisal or retaliation is prohibited. For an armed attack to give rise to the right of self-defence, it must be directed from outside the territory under the control of the defending state. A state cannot invoke the right of self-defence to defend against an attack which originates inside a territory it occupies. Because Israel has continued to occupy Gaza, it has relinquished its right to claim self-defence in response to the Palestinian attacks.

In its 2004 advisory opinion on the Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) established the non-applicability of “self-defence” under Article 51 in the situation between Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Israel remains an occupying power in Gaza despite its unilateral removal of settlements. After the 2005 election of Hamas, Israel imposed a blockade against Gaza which is specifically listed as an act of aggression under UN general assembly resolution 3314. An occupying force has a duty to protect the people it occupies; it cannot claim self-defence against the occupied.

Actions taken by Palestinians to resist the blockade are not “acts of aggression” so they do not allow Israel to claim it is acting in self-defence. Aside from the illegality of targeting and killing civilians, what does international law say about Palestinians resisting the occupation, including with armed force? Whether the use of force in the first instance is lawful is a separate question from how that force is carried out. For targeting and killing civilians and taking hostages, Hamas leaders can be charged with war crimes. The Palestinians, however, have the right to self-determination and the right to resist Israel’s occupation of their territory, including through armed struggle.

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Driving the Arab world together.

West Asian Governments Take Stance Against Israeli Occupation (Rahman)

The responses to Israel’s genocidal war in Gaza from some of the West Asian countries have set an interesting pattern. These responses defy a decades long trend of muted opposition and behind the curtain compromises. More importantly, this is yet another indication of growing assertion and independence of these countries from US hegemony. Since the 1980s, the US was able to use its military and economic power to create a complete hegemony over the ruling classes in the West Asian region. The countries which maintained their independence were exceptions, such as Syria and Iran. The Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) was forced to seek a compromise with the occupation, after governments in the region threatened to withdraw their support, under clear US pressure.

In this sense, the signing of the Oslo accords in 1993 and in 1995 is seen as a part of the US scheme for the region. The absence of any strong opposition to Israel’s repeated wars and large scale human rights violations in Gaza and other occupied Palestinian territories in the intervening period can be explained in the context of that US hegemony. In a general way, one can see that the countries which did not fall in line with the US were forced into endless wars starting with Iraq, then Yemen, Libya, and Syria or isolated through prolonged sanctions such as in Iran. Egypt and Jordan, highly dependent on the US, had long established diplomatic relations with Israel in 1979 and 1994 respectively and played a crucial role in forcing Palestinians to accept the unviable Oslo agreements.

Those who could not establish formal relations with Israel were persuaded to maintain a kind of neutrality by not criticizing Israeli war crimes in the occupied territories. The dependence on the US arms and military assistance led some of the Gulf countries and Morocco to even sign a normalization deal with Israel in recent years. Ever since the beginning of the Israeli war on Gaza, however, the positions of tacit and explicit compliance with Israel have changed. Many countries in the region, including those who had signed the so-called Abraham Accords, have taken assertive positions on the issue, with many calling Israel an aggressor and demanding an end to the occupation. The visits of the US president Joe Biden and Secretary of State Anthony Blinken were ineffective in getting any public assurances from the regional leaders prompting the US to deploy more armed personnel and more warships in the region.

Egypt has refused to open Rafah borders as requested by Israel and the US so that they could push millions of Palestinians out of Gaza for an indefinite period. Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi even advised Israel to relocate the displaced Palestinians in its Negev desert. Egyptian authorities allowed large scale gatherings of people in solidarity rallies for Palestine, perhaps for the first time since the military coup in 2013. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly called the bombings in Gaza a massacre and criticized Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu as someone “not worth talking to.” Turkey eventually withdrew its ambassador from Israel.

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“It is a shame that Western countries, always a voice for human rights and freedoms, remain silent on the massacre in Palestine..”

Israel Acting Like ‘Spoiled Child’ Of The West – Erdogan (RT)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has hit out at the collective West for inaction amid what he said was an ongoing “massacre in Palestine,” adding that the Israeli government is behaving like a “spoiled child” in its response to Hamas’ cross-border attack on October 7. Speaking at a joint Arab-Islamic summit in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh on Saturday, Erdogan accused Western nations of double standards and highlighted what he sees as contrasts in their responses to other global conflicts. He added that “the Israeli government is acting like the spoiled child of the West, and it has to compensate for the damages that it causes.” “It is a shame that Western countries, always a voice for human rights and freedoms, remain silent on the massacre in Palestine,” Erdogan said, according to the Anadolu news agency.

“We are faced with unprecedented barbarism in history, where hospitals, schools, and refugee camps are bombed and civilians are massacred.” Saturday’s emergency summit at which the Turkish leader spoke was jointly organized by the Arab League and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as representatives of the Arab and Islamic world convened to discuss the Israeli-Hamas conflict. In his comments, Erdogan added that Western countries “are not even making a call for a ceasefire to Israel.” On Thursday, US President Joe Biden told reporters at the White House that he currently sees “no possibility” for a ceasefire in Gaza, arguing that this would only benefit Hamas. Erdogan also stressed the importance of supplying fuel to places in urgent need in Gaza, particularly hospitals, and said that Türkiye will provide ten flights of essential supplies to El Arish airport in Egypt to be dispatched to Gaza.

He also suggested the establishment of an OIC fund to help with the rebuilding of Gaza, saying that Türkiye would provide comprehensive support. Israel has launched an unprecedented military bombardment of the densely-populated Gaza enclave in retaliation for Hamas’ assault on its territory last month and as part of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s resultant pledge to destroy Hamas. Israeli officials said on Friday that about 1,200 of its citizens –mostly civilians– died in the attack, revising downwards its prior estimates. In excess of 11,000 people have died in more than four weeks of artillery and airstrikes in Gaza, Palestinian health officials have said, with about 40% of them children. Independent aid organizations have also warned of a deepening humanitarian crisis as vital supplies dwindle and more and more people seek medical treatment in a health system already over capacity.

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Let’s cut a deal. If Seymour Hersh says he was wrong, we can talk about alternative narratives. Until then, this is just one of many suspicious stories.

WaPo Calls Ukrainian Colonel ‘Coordinator’ of Nord Stream Attacks (Sp.)

Ukrainian colonel Roman Chervinsky was the alleged coordinator of the attack on the Nord Sream pipelines, the Washington Post reported on Saturday, citing Ukrainian and European Officials as well as other people familiar with details of the operation. The newspaper, which called Chervinsky a senior Ukrainian military officer with close ties to the country’s intelligence, reported that the colonel allegedly played a key role in the attack on the Nord Stream gas pipelines last year. Chervinsky was the “coordinator” of the operation, and he did not act alone, the report also said. The Ukrainian officer took orders from more senior officials, who ultimately reported to Ukrainian Commander-in-Chief Valery Zaluzhny, the newspaper reported, citing people familiar with how the attack was carried out. The Nord Stream pipelines, built to deliver gas under the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany, were hit by explosions in September 2022.

The pipeline’s operator, Nord Stream AG, said that the damage was unprecedented and it was impossible to estimate the time repairs might take. Denmark, Germany and Norway have left Russia out of their investigations into the attack, prompting Moscow to launch its own investigation with charges of international terrorism. No official results of the investigations have yet been announced, but Pulitzer Prize-winning US investigative journalist Seymour Hersh published a report in February 2023 alleging that the explosions had been organized by the United States with the support of Norway. Washington has denied any involvement in the incident. In mid-July, media reported that Dutch military intelligence had informed the CIA of Ukraine’s plans to sabotage the Nord Stream pipelines – months before the attacks happened.

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“..a quarter of Ukraine’s Leopard 2 tanks, including the Leopard 2A6 modification, had been destroyed by Russian forces within two weeks..”

Ukraine Risks Losing Entire Fleet of Leopard Tanks (Sp.)

Ukrainian soldiers still cannot use German-made Leopard tanks properly and face a risk of completely losing these armored vehicles, Forbes magazine has reported. With Kiev using both Leopard 1 and 2 tanks in the Russian special operation zone, the US magazine recalled that Ukraine is due to receive 195 more Leopard 1A5s in the foreseeable future. “All those Leopard 1A5s represent an opportunity, albeit a risky one,” the magazine noted, referring to the fact that Ukraine has already lost at least 13 “of its best Leopard 2 tanks” since the beginning of Kiev’s now-botched summer counteroffensive.

Now, Forbes went on, what Ukrainian soldiers should not do is “what they frequently have done with the Leopard 2s: drive them in small groups, without much infantry support, directly toward Russian positions—often across minefields and artillery and drone kill-zones.” The news outlet also cautioned that almost two hundred Leopard 1A5s “will disappear quickly if the Ukrainians don’t deploy them the right way.” This comes after the outlet reported that a quarter of Ukraine’s Leopard 2 tanks, including the Leopard 2A6 modification, had been destroyed by Russian forces within two weeks in the special operation zone.

In all, Western countries pledged to provide the Zelensky regime with 85 Leopard 2s. To date, they have delivered a total of 71. Kiev’s summer counteroffensive, which Russian President Vladimir Putin said had ended in total failure, led to the Ukrainian Army losing more than 500 tanks and almost 1,900 armored vehicles of various classes. The US, along with its NATO allies, ramped up their supplies to Kiev shortly after the start of the Russian special military operation in Ukraine. Moscow has repeatedly warned that such assistance adds to the prolongation of the conflict.

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Got to keep the sinkhole open.

EU Can Circumvent Hungarian Veto On Ukraine Aid – Media (RT)

The EU will be able to grant Ukraine €50 billion ($53.4 billion) in aid even if Hungary vetoes it, Reuters reported on Friday, citing unnamed officials in the bloc. The European Commission has proposed giving Ukraine further grants and loans to help in the conflict with Russia, although Hungary and Slovakia vetoed the move last month. The EU’s 27 members will next vote on the €50 billion aid package at a summit in Brussels in December. If Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has repeatedly called for a ceasefire and peace talks in Ukraine, vetoes the move again, the bloc could circumvent this by asking each of the other EU governments to set up their own aid packages for Kiev, two EU officials told Reuters.

According to the news agency, one official said “people get fed up with Budapest holding everyone hostage,” adding that “the workaround is tiresome, but we have it if need be.” A second official agreed, insisting that “the issue of money for Ukraine will be solved one way or another, Kiev will get EU support.” Orban previously explained that he had blocked the aid package for Ukraine because it was “obvious” that Kiev “will not win on the frontline,” and that Brussels’ strategy of sanctioning Russia while pumping Ukraine with money and weapons had failed.

The EU has authorized a total of €83 billion in military, economic, and humanitarian aid to Ukraine since the start of Russia’s military operation in February 2022, according to the European Commission. Despite Western assistance, Kiev’s much-hyped summer counteroffensive failed to meet its objectives. The Russian Defense Ministry has estimated that Kiev has lost more than 90,000 troops since June, as well as over 55 tanks and 1,900 armored vehicles. Ukraine’s top military commander, General Valery Zaluzhny, acknowledged last week that Kiev’s troops were unlikely to make a “deep and beautiful breakthrough,” adding that an attritional trench war could “drag on for years” and grind down his country.

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It was decided ages ago.

Next Month Could Decide Ukraine Conflict – Macron (RT)

The Ukraine conflict could reach a turning point by the end of this year, French President Emmanuel Macron has predicted, several months into Kiev’s counteroffensive, which has so far failed to make significant gains. However, he ruled out the possibility of Ukraine opening talks with Russia in the foreseeable future. In an interview with the BBC released on Friday, Macron claimed that if Moscow prevails over Kiev, “you will have a new imperial power” in Europe that, he argued, would threaten many of its neighbors, including former Soviet republics. The French leader reiterated that the West should continue to support Ukraine with military assistance, arguing that next month will be critical in the conflict. However, he did not specify how events in December could affect the eventual outcome.

Regarding a possible cessation of hostilities, Macron suggested that it is “not yet” time for Ukraine to come to the negotiating table with Russia, and that a decision on the matter should be made by Kiev independently. However, he said that at some point it might be possible to “have fair and good negotiations, and to come back to the table and find a solution with Russia”. Ukraine’s counteroffensive has been underway since early June, but the frontline remains largely unchanged. Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has estimated Ukrainian losses at more than 90,000 service members as well as 600 tanks and 1,900 armored vehicles since the start of the push. US network NBC News reported last week that Western officials were engaged in “delicate” talks with Kiev to see whether it could consider some concessions to Russia to end the fighting.

According to the article, the calls were driven by fears in the West that the hostilities have “reached a stalemate,” and that Ukraine is “running out of forces.” Russia has repeatedly said it is open to talks with Kiev. Last autumn, however, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky signed a decree banning all negotiations with the current leadership in Moscow after four former Ukrainian regions overwhelmingly voted to join Russia in public referendums. Last year, Macron suggested that any peace talks on Ukraine would have to include discussions on security guarantees for Russia, especially regarding the positioning of NATO forces in Europe. Ukrainian officials, however, rejected the idea out of hand.

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Creative solutions.

Germany Wants To Send Asylum Seekers To Africa – WSJ (RT)

Germany is working on a plan to send some asylum seekers to Africa while their cases are pending, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Berlin is considering asking Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Morocco, and other African countries to house some asylum seekers while their applications are processed, as the procedure can take “years,” the newspaper said, citing unnamed German officials. The proposals are still being negotiated but could include the permanent resettlement in these countries of people who do not win refugee status, according to the WSJ’s sources. The scheme could also be used to encourage those who are eligible for protection in Germany to settle in third countries.

Chancellor Olaf Scholz, his top aides and key ministers “have been exploring deals to reroute some refugee flows through Africa for months and are now drafting offers to various governments,” unnamed officials told the WSJ. News of the potential change in Germany’s migration policy comes after Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni announced plans to set up reception centers for asylum seekers in Albania. She insisted that the agreement “could become a model of cooperation between EU and non-EU countries in managing migration flows.” The International Rescue Committee (IRC) has criticized the deal, accusing Italy and Albania of focusing on “preventing people from arriving in the EU rather than creating safe and legal avenues for those seeking refuge.” It added that the idea of “processing migrants” was “deeply dehumanizing.”

At the same time, the UK government is fighting a court battle to be allowed to send some asylum seekers to Rwanda. Attempts to arrange a flight carrying migrants to the East African country was blocked last year after legal challenges, although the UK High Court is expected to make a final decision next week. According to The Times, Germany’s immigration system is facing major challenges due to a rise in the number of asylum seekers, as well as the arrival of more than 1 million Ukrainian refugees who have fled their country since the start of Russia’s military operation in February 2022. Many local German authorities reportedly say they have reached full capacity and can no longer accept irregular migrants, while the number of people seeking asylum in the country over the course of 2023 is expected to exceed 300,000, The Times said.

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“..Weiss has investigated Hunter Biden for approximately five years..”

From The Testimony of Special Counsel David Weiss (Techno Fog)

Ever since explosive whistleblower testimony detailing DOJ efforts to sabotage the Hunter Biden investigation was released this summer, the US Attorney (and now Special Counsel) in charge of that investigation – David Weiss – has been under siege. Beset with allegations of misconduct by those who had been part of his investigative team, and self-inflicted mistakes such as allowing the statute of limitations on tax crimes to pass, Weiss (who was appointed Special Counsel in August) provided closed-door testimony this week before the House Committee on the Judiciary, led by Jim Jordan.It was a rare opportunity to obtain testimony from a Special Counsel – they typically only testify after their reports have been completed.

And while he refused to answer specifics concerning Hunter’s plea deal, the status of his investigation, and why he allowed the statute of limitations to pass on some of Hunter’s tax crimes, Weiss’s testimony does provide important context regarding what has transpired since his investigation began. For background, Weiss has investigated Hunter Biden for approximately five years. According to the testimony of whistleblower Gary Shapley, a highly-credentialed IRS Criminal Supervisory Special Agent, this investigation “has been handled differently than any investigation I’ve ever been a part of for the past 14 years of my IRS service.” Agent Shapley explained:

“Some of the decisions seem to be influenced by politics. But whatever the motivations, at every stage decisions were made that had the effect of benefiting the subject of the investigation. These decisions included slow-walking investigative steps, not allowing enforcement actions to be executed, limiting investigators’ line of questioning for witnesses, misleading investigators on charging authority, delaying any and all actions months before elections to ensure the investigation did not go overt well before policy memorandum mandated the pause. These are just only a few examples.”

As we noted back in June, the preferential treatment included: denials of normal investigative steps like looking into Hunter Biden’s communications; tipping off the Biden Transition Team that Hunter Biden would be interviewed; and refusing search warrants of Joe Biden’s home, though the Assistant US Attorney (Lesley Wolf) helping with the case admitted it was “likely” there would be evidence. One of the biggest revelations from the whistleblowers was that Weiss, who was the Delaware US Attorney at the time, was denied authority to file charges against Hunter Biden in DC or California.

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“Congress was scheduled to hear from Weiss when Garland suddenly made him a special counsel [..] That allowed Weiss to delay any appearance..”

David Weiss and America’s First Nihilist Prosecutor (Turley)

The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said that all things are matters of mere interpretation and “whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.” One has to understand Nietzsche and his nihilistic rejection of meaning to fully appreciate this week’s interview with special counsel David Weiss. Indeed, Weiss may be the first openly nihilistic prosecutor, who views justice itself as a mere matter of interpretation. Weiss appeared before the House Judiciary Committee, which is looking into the handling of the investigation into Hunter Biden’s alleged criminal conduct. The one thing that both Republican and Democratic members appear to agree upon is that the Weiss investigation was an unmitigated mess — years of delay and internal dissension over the indictment of the president’s son.

Indeed, after years of denial, some Democratic members and the journalists are now admitting that Hunter Biden clearly broke the law. The Weiss investigation, however, languished for years even as some of us were pointing out that the statute of limitations was about to pass on felonies. At the same time, Attorney General Merrick Garland steadfastly refused to appoint a special counsel into the expanding corruption scandal involving Hunter and other Biden family members selling influence and access. Congress was scheduled to hear from Weiss when Garland suddenly made him a special counsel, though the attorney general did not expressly extend his mandate to cover the corruption allegations. That allowed Weiss to delay any appearance. He would bring gun charges against Hunter, but he has inexplicably still not brought the tax charges that he did not previously allow to expire or charges under laws like the Foreign Agents Registration Act.

Weiss has shown no signs of movement as evidence has piled up. Most recently, Hunter’s own tax accountat gave incriminating evidence on his former client from claimed the payment of prostitutes as “a business expense” to allegedly misrepresenting payments as “loans.” As expected, Weiss continued to refuse to answer questions about his lackadaisical approach. That includes obvious questions like why, when whistleblowers said the defense had agreed to an extension of the statute of limitations, Weiss let felonies expire. Those crimes included some of the most serious allegations of influence peddling and corruption facing the Biden family.

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“..objectivity is now considered reactionary and even harmful..”

NBC Compares Hunter’s Influence Peddling to Haley’s Daughter’s TikTok (Turley)

We have often discussed (and even marveled at) the determined effort of mainstream media to ignore the evidence of a massive corruption scandal surrounding the Biden family. However, even at this late date, NBC seems to have achieved singular distinction with a comparison between the criticism of the daughter of Nikki Haley for using TikTok and the criticism of Hunter Biden for influence peddling. During the Republican presidential debate, Vivek Ramaswamy responded to Haley’s criticism of his use of the Chinese-linked social media app, TikTok, by pointing out: “she made fun of me for joining TikTok, while her own daughter was actually using the app for a long time, so you might want to take care of your family first.” Haley responded by calling Ramaswamy “scum.” Later Gov. Ron DeSantis said that children need to be out of bounds.

NBC saw an immediate opportunity to denounce the investigation into Hunter Biden: “Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he believes going after an opponent’s children is ‘out of bounds’ in political warfare. DeSantis, however, goes after President Biden’s son on a weekly basis.” The comparison perfectly captured the all-hands-on-deck effort of the media in resisting coverage of the Biden scandal. A major network wanted the public to see the criticism of Haley’s daughter for using TikTok as the same as criticism of Biden’s son for influence peddling. One child was posting playful social media posts while the other was orchestrating massive payments from foreign figures. This is why polls have shown the media at record lows in terms of public trust. Gallup and the Knight Foundation found that 50% of Americans believe that the news media lies in order to promote an agenda.

Only 25% of Americans reject that premise. The public has largely rejected the mainstream coverage (or lack thereof). A majority believes that Hunter has received special protection in the investigation. We have often discussed the increasing bias and advocacy in major media in the United States. While cable networks have long catered to political audiences on the left or right, mainstream newspapers and networks now openly frame news to fit a political narrative. We previously discussed the release of the results of interviews with over 75 media leaders by former executive editor for The Washington Post Leonard Downie Jr. and former CBS News President Andrew Heyward. They concluded that objectivity is now considered reactionary and even harmful. Emilio Garcia-Ruiz, editor-in-chief at the San Francisco Chronicle said it plainly: “Objectivity has got to go.”

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It’s kryptonite for Kennedy’s run. Even as Trump and Biden are just as blind to Israel.

Gerald Celente Withdraws Support due to Kennedy’s Israel War Position (Dick)

Back in December of 2022, virtually nobody was even thinking of the possibility that Rober F. Kennedy, Jr. may run in the 2024 presidential race. One of the few individuals who was thinking of this possibility was political commentor and trends forecaster Gerald Celente. Speaking with host David Knight at the David Knight Show, Celente then not only mentioned the possibility, he enthusiastically recommended that Kennedy run with legal scholar Andrew Napolitano, a former New Jersey state judge, as his vice president running mate. Four months later, Kennedy announced his decision to seek the presidency in a speech that included some strong expression of antiwar sentiment. That expression of sentiment would appeal to Celente, a peace advocate who has hosted peace rallies in Kingston, New York, where Celente’s trends forecasting operation is located.

Come October, though, Kennedy made clear that so far as Israel goes he would not be a noninterventionist president. Instead, he would back the Israel government to the hilt in its pursuit of its new war. This followed Kennedy in a July interview with Schmuley Boteach making clear that he is a big booster of Israel and declaring that he would try as a candidate “to bring the Democratic Party back to its traditional support of Israel and to explain to my children’s generation the historical context and the moral case for Israel.” Later in the week, Kennedy wrote the following at Twitter: “As President, my support of Israel will be unconditional.” No reasonable person after seeing that declaration would have hope that Kennedy supports seeking peace across-the-board.

But, hope at least could be held out that Kennedy’s unconditional support for Israel would not materialize as support for war because Israel could remain relatively at peace. That last bit of hope was dashed in October after a Hamas attack on Israel and Israel’s ensuing, and ongoing, massive military attack on Gaza. Indeed, on October 7 — the day of the Hamas attack — Kennedy immediately proclaimed at Twitter that as president he would be absolutely committed to supporting the Israel government in its new war effort, stating:

“This ignominious, unprovoked, and barbaric attack on Israel must be met with world condemnation and unequivocal support for the Jewish state’s right to self-defense. We must provide Israel with whatever it needs to defend itself — now. As President, I’ll make sure that our policy is unambiguous so that the enemies of Israel will think long and hard before attempting aggression of any kind.” I applaud the strong statements of support from the Biden White House for Israel in her hour of need. However, the scale of these attacks means it is likely that Israel will need to wage a sustained military campaign to protect its citizens. Statements of support are fine, but we must follow through with unwavering, resolute, and practical action. America must stand by our ally throughout this operation and beyond as it exercises its sovereign right to self-defense.”

Thus we come to Celente, an early and enthusiastic supporter of a Kennedy run, commenting on Wednesday, in his weekly video discussion with Andrew Napolitano, that he no longer supports Kennedy becoming president. “As you well know, I was a huge supporter of RFK Jr. because I believed that he was pro-peace and antiwar,” said Celente early in the discussion. Responding, Napolitano, who is an Advisory Board member for the Ron Paul Institute, confirmed, “he was, he was — at the time that you and I communicated with him — he was the champion of pro-peace and antiwar, and, then. after the Hamas attack to Israel, he did a 180 and now supports the genocide that the Israeli military is perpetrating on the Palestinian people in Gaza.” Watch here Celente and Napolitano’s full discussion, which also includes Napolitano describing his exchange of texts with Kennedy about Kennedy’s Israel war position and Celente proposing that Napolitano now run for president:

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“The grotesque injustice meted out to David McBride is minted from the injustice consuming his compatriot, Julian Assange..”

We are Spartacus (John Pilger)

Afghanistan was where the West sent young men weighed down with the ritual of “warriors” to kill people and enjoy it. We know some of them enjoyed it from the evidence of Australian SAS sociopaths, including a photograph of them drinking from an Afghan man’s prosthetic. Not one sociopath has been charged for this and crimes such as kicking a man over a cliff, gunning down children point-blank, slitting throats: none of it “in battle.” David McBride, a former Australian military lawyer who served twice in Afghanistan, was a ‘true believer’ in the system as moral and honourable. He also has an abiding belief in truth, and loyalty. He can define them as few can. This coming week he is in court in Canberra as an alleged criminal.

“An Australian whistleblower,” reports Kieran Pender, a senior lawyer at the Australian Human Rights Law Centre, “[will face] trial for blowing the whistle on horrendous wrongdoing. It is profoundly unjust that the first person on trial for war crimes in Afghanistan is the whistle blower and not an alleged war criminal.” McBride can receive a sentence of up to 100 years for revealing the cover-up of the great crime of Afghanistan. He tried to exercise his legal right as a whistleblower under the Public Interest Disclosure Act, which the current attorney general, Mark Dreyfus, says “delivers on our promise to strengthen protections for public sector whistleblowers.” Yet it is Dreyfus, a Labor minister, who signed off on the McBride trial following a punitive wait of four years and eight months since his arrest at Sydney airport: a wait that shredded his health and family.

Those who know David and know of the hideous injustice done to him fill his street in Bondi near the beach in Sydney to wave their encouragement to this good and decent man. To them, and me, he is a hero. McBride was affronted by what he found in the files he was ordered to inspect. Here was evidence of crimes and their cover-up. He passed hundreds of secret documents to the the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and The Sydney Morning Herald. Police raided the ABC’s offices in Sydney while reporters and producers watched, shocked, as their computers were confiscated by the Federal Police. Attorney-General Dreyfus, self-declared liberal reformer and friend of whistleblowers, has the singular power to stop the McBride trial. A Freedom of Information search of his actions in this direction reveals little, at most, an indifference.

You can’t run a fully-fledged democracy and a colonial war; one aspires to decency, the other is a form of fascism, regardless of its pretensions. Mark the killing fields of Gaza, bombed to dust by apartheid Israel. It is no coincidence that in rich, yet impoverished Britain an “inquiry” is currently being held into the gunning down by British SAS soldiers of 80 Afghans, all civilians, including a couple in bed. The grotesque injustice meted out to David McBride is minted from the injustice consuming his compatriot, Julian Assange. Both are friends of mine. Whenever I see them, I am optimistic. ‘You cheer me,’ I tell Julian as he raises a defiant fist at the end of our visiting period. ‘You make me feel proud,’ I tell David at our favourite coffee shop in Sydney.

Their bravery has allowed many of us, who might despair, to understand the real meaning of a resistance we all share if we want to prevent the conquest of us, our conscience, our self respect, if we prefer freedom and decency to compliance and collusion. In this, we are all Spartacus. Spartacus was the rebellious leader of Rome’s slaves in 71-73 B.C. There is a thrilling moment in the Kirk Douglas movie Spartacus when the Romans call on Spartacus’s men to identify their leader and so be pardoned. Instead hundreds of his comrades stand and raise their fists in solidarity and shout, ‘I am Spartacus!’ The rebellion is under way.

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    Canaletto Venice, View of the Churches of the Redentore and San Giacomo 1750   • We Are ‘The Resistance’ (Julian Rose) • Self-defence and the Rig
    [See the full post at: Debt Rattle November 12 2023]


    Mohammad Mosaddegh the leader of Iran who got screwed hard by the brits and americans in the coup of 1953 would probably say that blaming the West and Israel is a good start – not the whole job – tolerance is the cherry on the top of a great culture no doubt but the Arab world can blame the west plenty.

    Tree Frog

    Dr D. I think you recently suggested Hitler’s Germany was an instrument of US/UK (elite) policy constructed for an attack on Russia. Can you suggest a book on the subject?


    I’m finding the true horrors of the world confronting (telegram war correspondent channels in Gaza will do it) and as one does I’m searching for peace and love.
    I’m reading this and offer it here in case it is useful to anyone else on the forum that bears witness to continual skullduggery and carnage.

    An unforgiving thought does many things. In frantic action it pursues its goal, twisting and overturning what it sees as interfering with its chosen path. Distortion is its purpose, and the means by which it would accomplish it as well. It sets about its furious attempts to smash reality, without concern for anything that would appear to pose a contradiction to its point of view.

    Forgiveness, on the other hand, is still, and quietly does nothing. It offends no aspect of reality, nor seeks to twist it to appearances it likes. It merely looks, and waits, and judges not. He who would not forgive must judge, for he must justify his failure to forgive. But he who would forgive himself must learn to welcome truth exactly as it is.

    Bear in mind this statement in no way dictates behaviour – so it is not saying don’t fight or help or whatever. It is purely for the mind – not the domain of blood and bones.


    Nothing to see here, move along.

    11 Children Ages 9-19 Had a Cardiac Arrest at US Schools in the Past Month. Some Schools Are Now Starting to Conduct “Sudden Cardiac Arrest Screening”

    Summer of Died Suddenly: Women Ages 20-29 Sudden Deaths from June to September 2023

    COVID Propaganda Roundup: Unreal Poll Results on Jab Death Toll, the Science™ Concedes the Shots Cause Strokes

    From the last one above:
    Poll: ¼ of Americans Know Someone Killed by COVID Shots
    These are shocking numbers – almost as shocking as Rasmussen going through publishing this poll itself. Rest assured they’ve heard from Pfizer lawyers and the Warlord Fauci Public Health™ faction for this one.

    Via Rasmussen:


    Thanks RIM for spreading the word and helping us to see.

    We have dysfunctional social/economic/political structures

    1. Hundreds of thousands of people out on the streets. This is the biggest protest in decades.

    2. Something big is happening.

    3. Something historic is happening in London right now

    4. Any sign of a credible, reasoned and rational intervention is lost beneath a sea of soulless, hypocritical statements from those in positions of ‘authority’ on the world stage.

    5. That breakdown is already well advanced under the corporate, banker, military dictatorship that heads the dominant global power structures of today.

    6. Just around the corner there is a whole new world longing to be born. Will we ever find a more meaningful challenge than to bring it to birth?

    7. Read More …
    Julian Rose | As the old world dies, a new world struggles to be born.

    D Benton Smith


    Thank you very much for posting precisely the thoughts about the forgiving & unforgiving mind, and your own thoughts about it as well. These are exactly what I need to be contemplating today. When things like this happen (when someone else presents something that I truly need to see at the moment) it occurs to me that the event is not purely random coincidence. Thank you again.


    News to me and probably to most of you if not all:
    UN charter, articles 106 & 107 allow Russia as a former CCCP and victorious in WWII to intervene militarily in any European nation that had a substantial collaboration with the Nazis – Germany, Austria, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Croatia, Slovenia and such…. should such a sentiment arise again among the segment in their population. Articles are based on the ground that Russia endured the most brunt under the Nazi onslaught.
    Her obligation is only to inform other victorious participants in the war without their approval needed.

    On the side note, observe which republics were to break first from the former Yugoslavia.

    Dr. D

    “Ukraine has made significant gains in the south and east of the country,”

    Breathtaking. If you ever feared AI or doubted garbage in garbage out. These programmers have insured Complete failure with every question.™ Certain Failure or Your Money Back!™ As was said here before, the PURPOSE of AI is not NOT to answer things. Duh. We already have the answers of how to fix nearly everything. (We refuse to do it and/or violently prevented) AI lies COMPLETELY, and fails CONSTANTLY. It is so we can STOP THINKING. And OBEY. Obey Authority. An authority unbowed by all our petty human partisanship. Be objective: Obey all the Programmers hired by multinational billionaires instead!

    Now hush little baby, go back to sleep.

    They installed Biden to feign treason and genocide as incompetence. There’s the real story. Like the coof, the problem is you can’t get anyone to believe it. Even the people who believe it don’t believe it.

    Nor can you get them to grasp and suspect incompetence after. Even with a lifetime of evidence.

    “Driving the Arab world together.”

    Okay, so Incompetence? Surely this was a 1st level predictable outcome, right? Nobody knewd?

    “• WaPo Calls Ukrainian Colonel ‘Coordinator’ of Nord Stream Attacks (Sp.)

    You’re literally kidding right now, right? Yeah, if written into every top secret NATO capability, as a total non-NATO member, he could “coordinate” it. That is, like a Middle Manager, write down on a piece of paper what he wants OTHER people to do. However, he has no ships, no subs, no tech, no divers, no bombs, no covering NATO training exercises, no way to detonate, and NATO can stop him at any time.

    …But other than every ship, plane, bomb, communique, and person involved, Ukraine totally did it.

    Everything = Nothing. Nothing = Everything. Logic!

    “Ukrainian soldiers still cannot use German-made Leopard tanks properly”

    Oh! So it’s UKRAINE’S fault! Got it, right. It’s normal NATO doctrine to fight all armor battles with no air cover. Thanks, I didn’t know! I’ll look forward to Germany retiring their air force and doing that shortly.

    “Ukraine is due to receive 195 more Leopard 1A5s in the foreseeable future.”

    I’m sorry, I didn’t realize that it’s NATO doctrine to launch a massive counteroffensive BEFORE your equipment shows up. Who knew? That’s the Blitz-Blitz-Blitz-Blitzkreig. Lightning before the lightning before the thunder.

    “counteroffensive, which Russian President Vladimir Putin said had ended in total failure,”

    They really have to do something about all those NPR writers. Are you sure NPR won’t take them back? All their male reporters? What if they dress up and say they’re all women by wearing pants and a suit? That’s what women do, right? Women ONLY dress like men, and men ONLY dress like women, otherwise you’re a racist bigot. So if these NPR men come back, but dress like men, they are, therefore, women, right? #AntiLogos. Who can argue with such perfect logic?

    “The EU will be able to grant Ukraine €50 billion ($53.4 billion) in aid even if Hungary vetoes it,”

    So…I guess you’ve proven the total irrelevancy of the EU after all? Congratulations and welcome to the club? This is what we all said BEFORE you failed almost every referendum you tried then (illegally) ceded all sovereignty by treaty? That unless the EU is a total scam and a power grab, there’s no reason for it.

    “Macron claimed that …“you will have a new imperial power” in Europe that, he argued, would threaten many of its neighbors, including former Soviet republics.”

    Yes, and the name of that threatening imperial power is the EU.

    Hasn’t Europe been about twice as hostile, and about 4x as bad as before EU, like, even “under” Thatcher?

    “Germany is working on a plan to send some asylum seekers to Africa while their cases are pending,”

    Don’t see why this would matter. If all I have to do is “Ask”, and then I get special privileges for nothing, free cell phone, free ATM, like here, then why on EARTH wouldn’t I ask? Every single citizen in EVERY nation in Africa should just go down and “ask”. …Just ‘casue! Something might happen, maybe they pay you ff later and you can ask again.

    How about “No.”? How does “No” sound to you? No, never, get lost. EXACTLY FOR THIS REASON. We only take the most SERIOUS cases, as a rare and fantastical EXCEPTION. If there’s more than ten, well, we probably won’t get around to your case. Too bad. That’s what “Exception” what “Asylum” means. “Asylum” is not “Immigration” you fools. That’s why it’s a different word.

    What did G. K. Chesterton say, “Before you pull down a fence, maybe you should ask why somebody paid to put it there”? Hey you know why we have all these customs and 1,000 years of law? Do you know why we have attorneys and attorney privilege? Do you know why we have passports and borders? Yeah, because it took 100 years each time to figure those were the least-bad solutions everyone could live with. But Progressives – who are 20, and 5 years old in mind – have a better idea they just thought up! I thought it this minute high on the couch and never tried it at all!

    Reminds me, the whoooooole population, everyone, [Western] man, woman, (who?) and child are all infants. Blank, empty non-people. They just take anything in and it passes through them like absorbathons. Next minute, the opposite passes through them, or the most important thing in the universe, Ukraine or Covid, vanishes like it never was. Totally, totally blank people.

    …So…isn’t this just what we Social Engineers most desire in the universe for their “Three World Wars”? That is, they need this endless confusion, war of all against all. But why? Not for war’s sake, although that’s super fun and killing is our favorite, but SO WE CAN PROVIDE THE SOLUTION. WE are going to give them the New Religion. The Way, and the Prince of Light. Only once blank and exhausted will they accept, revere, obey, and adore him.

    Are we getting there yet? Does this seem as crazy as it did 10 years ago? We have to KILL all religions, destroy all cultures and ways, but only to Build Back Better™. If you still believe in anything, Pentecost, the Constitution, you won’t accept something so utterly insane and desperately sad and miserable as our new God.

    That’s why no expense is too high. No company is above liquidating in the service to our murder-god.

    The more fine beers, good companies, uplifting stories and franchises we destroy the better. The more children, adults, families, forests, sterile generations we destroy, the better. The Ends Justify the Means, don’t you see??? Only when ALL is destroyed can their be real Utopia.

    “They make a Desert and call it Peace”

    “The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said that all things are matters of mere interpretation and “whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.”

    Sure it is. …If you’re an f’ing maniac. Who wants to live in a dissolving world of sheer madness. Then that’s an excellent idea.

    “That includes obvious questions like why” No it doesn’t, stop lying. Everyone knows why. “Why” is why have good faith arguments with people of not good faith? Throw them in court and let them explain themselves there under oath, with “evidence.”

    …And that means don’t arrest them and NOT bring them to court for three years.

    “the San Francisco Chronicle said it plainly: “Objectivity has got to go.” I.e, the “Truth”. Truth and facts are our only enemy now. Because we’re so innocent! We never dun wrong that’s why we can’t tell the Truth about it!

    “I believed that he was pro-peace and antiwar,” said Celente”

    That has got to be so disappointing. And all over. Trump people were, for Covid and now the war. DeSantis, for other stuff and now the war. Dore was over Cornell West. I’m sure the whole left is for Biden.

    Now if only once people’s every dream is shattered, I had a candidate, a savior, a God, who could take them away from all that..

    Zero pro-peace candidates. ZERO. Every one is ALL war. Not even “If something happens” war, but “definitely I’ve already decided” pro-war.

    the first person on trial for war crimes in Afghanistan is the whistle blower and not an alleged war criminal.”

    By your fruits you shall know them. First President impeached, made up crimes for not being accurate enough in filing paperwork. Meanwhile, 3 open, known war criminal Presidents, no charges, not a care. “W” is the new Democratic Hero! SuperBestFriends.


    TreeFrog: actually no. It took most of my life to discover the obviousness of this from many, many clues. I’m not very smart, so probably somebody suggested the root idea, but it was only having all the agreed-upon facts of history already in my head that made that conclusion a better fit.

    If you want to start in the rabbit hole instead of in the University, look into how Hitler, a failed soldier and failed artist, who was reputed a bastard son, was supposedly called upon in Austria. He was told he was of the Rothschild family, and they had picked him for destiny. Lo, since that day, suddenly everything in his life changed! Instead of two guys meeting in a church basement, the proto-party was funded by industrialists and backed by top Jewish newspapers. So strange! Who knew? That went on, including Jewish support, right through Chamberlain, where you can’t not have known: Germany was in every violation of every agreement ever known, so over the top it’s like our border situation today. So WHY would Britain do this? WHY when they were the winners, the takers of reparations, and ANY German increase would destroy the British Empire, as indeed, WWI started the minute the German-Turkish (I.e MacKinder) railroad began. The German empire, that is the combined weight of all continental Europe would easily destroy Britain.

    Yet Britain was FOR it? AFTER losing “the flower of Europe” on the same issue only 10 years before? C’mon. Who could possibly believe such trollop? How about this: Britain already re-conquered the U.S. a day before WWI, where with the Federal Reserve they now had unlimited funding, and in the extreme, would dick the whole U.S. into fighting the war for them. And then, the fools the are DID lose the war and DID have to have us fight it for them. So now they only had two problems: The German Empire, and behind it, Russia, beyond Empire in size, their 300-year enemy, which had gotten off the Lenin-leash with Stalin. The core axis of all Britain is MacKinder, to prevent a union of EurAsia. Not a single British move in 100 years wavers from this belief.

    But Britain just let the whole German empire re-industrialize and re-arm for free. Under a guy who WE think hates Jews, but whose ACTUAL hatred was for Slavs, the REAL untermensch, the real Lebensraum. He SAID he would attack them. Lebensraum is in the EAST, not West. Why would he attack Belgium? They are co-Ayrans, Crackers, Whities. So Britain’s problems are all solved! BOTH empires, attacking EACH OTHER. …Which is precisely what happened. Sheer coincidence, I’m sure.

    2/3rd of the war or more is on RUSSIA. More than that was in Eastern Europe on SLAVS. Bandera et al didn’t kill Jews, they killed POLES. The Jews are just a happy second. Serbia, other excessively violent locations, all SLAVS. Occupied France? A joke. Occupied Belgium, Holland, Norway? Practically at peace. All cartoons and movie narratives aside, who did they ACTUALLY kill? 60 million Slavs, like today.

    Russia was our core ally. Who did we ACTUALLY help? Well, let’s see, Ford won the Iron Cross for providing Hitler’s jeeps. IBM and Bush won accolades for providing Hitler’s oil and his “computers” that so accurately tracked the holocaust all the way through. Efficiency, don’chaknow? Stalin, our ally, fighting 2/3rds of the war for us? I dunno, a dozen old Model T Fords? 5 wooden rowboats? C’mon man, really? You’ve got to try harder than this.

    Or wait: I guess not: Every Princeton Professor, every historian, every Media head, every Pulitzer, every paper, everyone just grabbed a big steaming handful of that, crammed it in their mouth and said Yum. …And so on to this very day.

    There’s a guy in Canada, very far out, who covers this but in the deep, suspicious level, not the all-known, University level. Maybe he works with Rogue News?

    I don’t know if “Something is happening.” All I see is they got us all to fight with each other on command at the bell, and are very happy.

    John Day

    @TreeFrog: You might read “Churchill’s War”.


    “Objectivity has got to go.”
    “free itself from this notion of objectivity to develop a sense of social justice.”
    “I’m a Biased Journalist and I’m Okay With That.”
    these are the calls to democracy. democracy – the bastard child of tyranny

    please note the second quote does not call to establish social justice but a “sense” of social justice. i am not a journalist and i too am biased. My bias is bound to that which we identify as the Bill of Rights within The Constitution of the United States of America. In terms of the ideal, citizenship within The Constitutional Framework, The Nation and Her people, individual human rights must be upheld and defended whether an individual is withinin the minority or the majority.

    Let us cast aside and indeed trample under foot the idea that The United States of America is a democracy. A simple review of the Tenth Amendment, “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” is enough to demolish the concept of majority rule within the United States federal government.

    Determining the outcome of a vote in any circumstance is a matter of logic and mathematics. A proposition is put forward a decision is to be made and a vote is taken. A point is placed on a number line and a measurement is made. To simplify the conditions a set of variables is stated, nay=n – yea=y -abstention=a(a=o), such that n≠y = y≠n and n+a=n – y+a=y
    The vote is taken abstention is noted and removed from the equation and n<=>y conversely y<=>n or
    n=y = y=n=null point
    n>y The nay takes the point
    y>n The yeah takes the point
    Null point and the proposition is discarded or the vote is taken again. Governance follows the vote and in the nation i am humbled to be a citizen of discipline, courage, honor and compromise temper the nature of the society. Providence Be Willing. The talley of a vote is either accurate or inaccurate, nay or yea or null point and is an objective measure. When the talley of a vote is not objective it reveals fraud.

    is there any device in the history of humanity that damns democracy to a greater degree than the guillotine?
    Do you think the journalists quoted desire subjectivity or democracy in the hands of the deplorable or in the hands of a faux majority?
    Stop looking to the past, the challenge is at hand. Vote with your life, today. Reap that which you sow.
    Courage or Cowardice. Defense of the weak or tyranny of the faux majority are your options.

    D Benton Smith

    Voting is compulsory. There is no way to avoid it. You vote with the actions of your life, and the tallied up conclusion (the vote count) of the election is called current events.


    Millions of people are marching, demonstrating against war, genocide, and demanding ceasefire and peace.
    A presidential candidate taking the platform for “Peace” would win those votes.


    Dr. Day, thanks for posting that one article about what is going on in the West Bank, this kind of ‘attrition’ cruelty and impunity, Isr. soldiers support the so-called settlers, i.e. outright criminals who just take over land, properties, bulldoze about, destroy, expulse, etc. So what can the Palestinians do?

    I have been to Isr. only once, late 90s, and I went all over the W. Bank (not to Gaza) by myself, by public transp., and already at that time while treated as a ‘nice’ tourist, and shown a lot of hospitality etc. by Jewish Israelis, Arab Isrs. and Pals., the atmosphere was heavily poisonous.

    A big issue was building/zoning/connection to services laws, which of course favored the ones and excluded the others. Another trope was ‘hygiene’, there was all this hype about Arabs throwing their garbage about, one family told me that the plants grown by them were poisonous and should be eradicated, etc., it was OK to put weed killer on the plants. (Bougainvillas! in this case.) A bar I frequented had two pay scales – well..

    … I could go on, just to say that apartheid, discrimination, oppression, denial of services (medical.. terrible..) in the W Bank, escalated and escalated, nobody in the W ever brought this up, it was just accepted. Nothing was done, ever, except to support Isr., and then one comes to the end-game, ethnic cleansing, now open, driect, hyper violent, in Gaza, because of the concentration of pop. there, it really isn’t suprising. In the W Bank, more slowly.

    Debt Rattle November 11 2023


    Claire Daly, true heroine, unlike Tulsi.
    BTW, my “concern” about Tulsi got validated in the course of recent weeks and with her eager to help.



    I really thought RFK Jr was the peace candidate, guess I’ll keep looking.


    Updates from Middleeasteye; they are doing real time updates here:

    These are from today, Sunday 12th Nov, 2023 (2:30 EST in US):


    16 minutes ago
    A spokesperson for Palestine’s Ministry of Health told Al Jazeera Arabic that stray dogs have started to eat the bodies of the dead piling on the streets.

According to the spokesperson, relentless Israeli bombing and nowhere to bury the dead as well as a lack of resources has meant that bodies have been strewn across the street. 

Al Jazeera English reported that dozens of bodies remain abandoned near the al-Shifa hospital and in its courtyard, as survivors are unable to bury them due to ongoing bombing. 

“We asked to be able to bury the bodies, but anyone who goes out into the courtyard of al-Shifa hospital gets shot,” said Mohammed Zaqut, director-general of Gaza hospitals.
    40 minutes ago
    Doctors Without Borders (MSF) reported that their staff in Gaza are seeing dead people in the streets as Israel continues to bombard the besieged enclave. 

“We see people being shot at. We can see injured people. We hear them crying for help, but we cannot do anything. It is too dangerous to go outside,” one of their staff members in Gaza said. 

The organisation also said that all medical staff, including theirs, as well as patients in critical condition are still inside al-Shifa hospital. 
“We call for a cessation of attacks on hospitals, for an immediate ceasefire, and safe passage for  those who wish to leave hospitals,” they said, on social media platform X. 

MSF reiterated that they have not been able to contact their staff inside the hospital since last night, while their staff in other locations said that hostilities around the hospital have not stopped. “We are worried for their lives,” they said. 
    54 minutes ago
    Three out of 39 premature babies have now died at al-Shifa Hospital due to Israel cutting off all resources in the Gaza strip, a spokesperson for the Palestinian Ministry of Health said on Sunday.

The neonatal intensive care unit stopped working on 11 November due to a lack of electricity, the facility’s director said.

The remaining babies in the neonatal intensive care unit are at risk of losing their lives as the hospital runs out of fuel.

The spokesperson for the Palestinian Ministry of Health also said that four people have also died as a result of inability to carry out surgeries on them. 
    2 hours ago
    According to Mustafa Surour, a journalist speaking from Gaza’s al-Shifa hospital, five buildings have been targeted in Israeli bombing and have been partially destroyed. 

The journalist made the comments live to Al Jazeera Arabic.


    Dr D your analysis is good regarding Nazi Germany being an attack dog for other interests but to say ‘Britain’ as the hand behind the throne is a bit misleading. I would say it’s more ‘Atlanticists’, basically an Anglo-American elite class of people (of whom Churchill was one, American mother) based in London and New England. Alumni’s include the Morgan’s, Rockefeller’s, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha’s etc.

    The centre of power had shifted decisively to the USA by WW2 and the reigns were now pulled in New York and Washington, because the second most important outcome of WW2 after the Soviet defeat of Germany was the USA taking/conquering the British Empire by using Japan as cover. South East Asia, Australia, the Middle East were all transferred/conquered by the USA power base. Remember the UK backed Jordan and the USA backed King Saud, who won?

    As John Day mentioned Churchills war lays this out and Roosevelt did a nice job of manipulating Churchill for his own ends.

    As you have mentioned though Dr D there is a marked difference between the east coast Europhile Americans and the interior and even west coast Americans. There has never been one united monolith but factions going at each other all the time.


    It’s worth reading Hitlers War too, it’s seen as controversial because of apparent holocaust denial but it doesn’t deny the holocaust, like Dr D it merely makes clear that the Jews weren’t the primary consideration.

    Hitlers dream was a combined Europe with Britain taking care of the Navy and the Germans handling the army. He explicitly stated that Churchill was being played by the USA and Russia to go to war with Germany, which in the long run would only benefit the former two and the expense of the British Empire and Europe in general. So there are layers and layers to all of it.


    Everyone is a couch general.
    This the first time that the war is in your face with daily, hourly of GPS updates photos and videos.


    Ever single western leader is a traitor. They work for jewbankers and the NWO. This fact is beginning to sink into the densest of brainpans. Imagine what happens when averagejoe not only wakes up to this but begins to understand the same traitors injected him with poison.

    Veracious Poet

    *FICTIONS* Part Deux

    ASSAD: “Rights cannot be restored when the criminal has become a judge and the thief has become a referee, and this is the state of the West today.”

    Isn’t that what cops & robbers, good vs. evil, WOT is all about you grasping nepotistic monarch?

    What are these “Rights” you talking about Willis?

    Don’t cha’ know that you’re fighting the *fictions* that were fomented, unfurled, chosen, then made terrible reality so that The People could be employed, enriched, excited & amused.

    Anything! but inhabit the design for living that every. fiber. of. our. being. was created to inhabit by the The Loving, Healing. Creative. Power Of The Infinite. aka The Way 😐

    Anything but that!

    Make work, shovel ready projects full of excitement, diversion, amusement &, most importantly, winners & losers…

    Are you not entertained?!?

    Alternative narratives, Creative solutions & all that jazz…

    BTW, Assad knows that the Zionists are *not* acting alone, hell I think deep down most everyone knows that now, don’t they?

    The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said that all things are matters of mere interpretation and “whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.”

    Might Makes Right The Dominant Fiction.

    Do you think that’s *truth* you’re thinking now?

    Welcome to Modernity, where Truth is fictionalized to grease the wheels of progress, Power the goal of the UniParty GlobalCap Imperial game I’ve Got Mine!

    Too bad, so sad ~ Sorry, but We The People had to break a few million billion eggs to make Our omelette

    Example: How many criminal insane monsters that committed unspeakable, horrific murders are living within .GOV institutes, still putrefying each & every mind they can?!?

    Exactly how did innumerable *freaks* become “normalized” work product, now an “essential” part of the economy? 😐

    Now the *fiction* has been expanded to all but legalize commercial theft, with catch & release (no bail) initiatives to help the villains when they “stumble”, open borders to create new profitable *crime* waves to keep the “good guys” busy…

    Just another pile of *fictions* created as part & parcel of the UniParty GlobalCap Empire, empowered by the rapacious Kapitans of “commerce” via art, printed media, entertainment, lawfare, welfare, warfare et al.

    Has your 1st grader had their first cross-dresser lap dance yet?

    Peace is now *fiction*; Forever Wars of rape, pillage, plunder & genocide *reality*.

    No wonder The People chose “leaders” to remove The Democratic Republic under Natural Law ~ It was getting in the way…

    Give the people what they want!

    A chicken in every pot!

    Wars for their sons so they can travel to exotic, distant lands; meet exciting, unusual people & murder them!

    Mom, Pie & the new, New, NEW! American Way!

    Killin’ babaies since 1973!


    Don’t forget to vote for your favorite *FICTION* on Supa Tuesday!

    Yes We Can!



    A stroll down memory lane

    New Tapes Reveal Depth of Nixon’s Anti-Semitism

    Nixon Tapes (AP) from 1971 the year Duh’merica went off the gold standard

    Washington Post reporter George Lardner Jr. listens Tuesday to a White House recording from the Nixon administration.
    By George Lardner Jr. and Michael Dobbs
    Washington Post Staff Writers
    Wednesday, October 6, 1999

    From the Nixon tapes:

    “Beset by the leak of a top-secret history of the Vietnam War and rising unemployment statistics that were hurting his standing in the polls in summer of 1971, President Richard M. Nixon lashed out repeatedly at “the Jews” he saw at the root of his problems.

    “The Jews are all over the government,” Nixon complained to his chief of staff, H.R. “Bob” Haldeman, in an Oval Office meeting recorded on one of a set of White House tapes released yesterday at the National Archives. Nixon said the Jews needed to be brought under control by putting someone “in charge who is not Jewish” in key agencies.

    Washington “is full of Jews,” the president asserted. “Most Jews are disloyal.” He made exceptions for some of his top aides, such as national security adviser Henry Kissinger, his White House counsel, Leonard Garment, and one of his speechwriters, William Safire, and then added:

    “But, Bob, generally speaking, you can’t trust the bastards. They turn on you. Am I wrong or right?”

    Haldeman agreed wholeheartedly. “Their whole orientation is against you. In this administration, anyway. And they are smart. They have the ability to do what they want to do–which is to hurt us.”

    Nixon once famously said off handily about Kissinger, “It’s always good to keep a jew boy around so we have someone to blame when everything goes bad”


    Andrei Martyanov’s Blog

    Interesting article by Alexey Leonkov

    It’s about the Russian plan for a LAND BRIDGE TO HUNGRY

    “Immediately after the end of the Special Military Operation, the West will not be able to fight with us. It does not have a trained army, it will not accumulate the required amount of resources, it has no plans for war with Russia. It only has scraps of speculation and guesswork. These three factors make war with NATO unlikely. It is clear that the United States can push the Europeans to take crazy steps. But on the economic and diplomatic front we have specialists who will try to keep them from doing this. And the NWO will lead to processes that will lead to a split in the European Union and NATO. If we break through a land corridor to Hungary, then Serbia will be magnetized to this axis. And it can be followed by Slovakia and Romania, where very interesting processes are taking place. Eastern Europe will begin to break away from old Europe, which will be severely depressed due to the economic situation. After all, Europe is defeated not only on the eastern front, but also in the global south (it is not so simple with China).”

    Andrei Martyanov:

    “Consider this: Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Serbia have a combined population of roughly 42 million. This is substantial, it is also a promising market–make your own conclusion. As I already stated many times, Russia doesn’t need love or obedience, Russia is interested in trade with people who still recognize that there are only two genders. Simple as that. Once the land bridge is built, European structure changes dramatically.

    Old Europe can go and die.

    Yes, well played


    A German reporter does a piece about Russia’s re-purposing of it’s tank brigades to be mobile artillery platforms instead of just front line combat roles. Very effective and an experiment in live time to learn from and better tune up Russian military skills.

    Strange a German reporter would get this interview.

    Veracious Poet


    As was said here before, the PURPOSE of AI is not NOT to answer things. Duh. We already have the answers of how to fix nearly everything. (We refuse to do it and/or violently prevented) AI lies COMPLETELY, and fails CONSTANTLY. It is so we can STOP THINKING. And OBEY. Obey Authority. An authority unbowed by all our petty human partisanship. Be objective: Obey all the Programmers hired by multinational billionaires instead!

    Now hush little baby, go back to sleep.

    The ultimate *FICTION* for The People *always* looking outward, never looking within…

    Everything = Nothing. Nothing = Everything. Logic!



    San FranShithole Magically Cleaned by for Communist Leader Xi so He Thinks He’s in a Workers Paradise

    Xi needs a clean spot to dump and piss on Pedo Jo-Joe before all the junkie homeless beat him to it.

    Michael Reid

    Garry Robson: Humanity Close to Being Automated in Cybernetic System

    Garry Robson discusses the deep history of cybernetics
    and how the goal of the internet was always to create a surveillance man-machine system.
    Humanity is close to being automated in a closed cybernetic system.
    The internet and smart phone are the twin pillars.
    The youth are the key to implementing technocracy.
    We already have a deeply entrenched enforcement system
    (e.g. ESG, social credit).
    However, what they’re attempting to implement
    does look terribly precarious with too many moving parts.
    Garry remains optimistic.

    Garry Robson: Humanity Close to Being Automated in Cybernetic System


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    One interesting thought thread on MoA/Down South being explored is why the EU/US/IMM is demanding the Ukraine decrease disability payments in 2024 by 50% and also eliminate the disability catagory all-to-gether.

    Most think it might have to do with eliminating a potential liability in a future Ukrainian peace settlement. The current war is creating a lot of disabled people in the Ukraine.

    The EU doesn’t want to get stuck with having to pay Ukrainian disability payments going forward, so they are in a hurry to eliminate disabilities completely by 2024. True self-serving diplomacy at work.

    John Day

    Thanks for the travel story, Noirette.


    @D Benton Smith

    No, citizen, you definitely do NOT get it. You take a single word, a single label, a single broad sweeping and all-inclusive generality and use it to define all Jews

    No I actually don’t mother fucker. I define Israel by their own words.

    So you are actually defending the Jew state, of the Jew religion, of the Jew race in their genocide ?
    You’re actually saying Israel is NOT a jew state, jew religion, jew race for all jews ?

    What is Israel then you fucking jew scum apologist?


    Even as we know some Israeli Jews are being arrested in Israel, and Jews in the U.S. at a minimum are protesting, even assuming 100% you’d still be incriminating 10 MILLION innocent people.

    Fucking eat shit Dr D –

    You are a JEW apologist. For a Jew state, Jew religion, Jew race. Woo hoo, protests does not change the reality of what Israel is – and apartheid JEW state committing genocide. You are obviously a Jew.


    @citizen X: You should know that virtually every day on my Twitter feed

    Fuck your twitter feed in the ass. Are JEWS denouncing Israel and the theft or not ?
    No they are not.

    All of you apologist bitches suck pork Jew entrails.


    Why is defending ALL Jews a prioity to you faggots ?

    Especially in light of the reality that Israel is a JEW blight ?

    All of you should go get your booster now ! Vaccinate your retardation.


    Maybe they just want a Just and Equitable World?


    I make no apologies or excuses for the American govt or people.

    Interesting how many (and) suddenly make excuses for the Jew govt and American unwavering support for JEWS during an active genocide.

    Does sucking Jew dick make you feel more alive ?

    TAE is not what it pretends to be ?


    Maybe they just want a Just and Equitable World?

    Great, How does excusing the Zionist JEW govt and its Epstein Americans achieve that ?

    Dr. D

    russellnblbs Quite correct. And that is one of the biggest problems in talking about all this. So when you have an root-level merger of Britain and the U.S., Who is Who? Who is senior or junior? They are a philisophical approach, so who is in or out? And “For” Britain, “For” America? Both citizenships of have been badly injured by the “success” of their Leadership, the Atlanicists, so how can it be “For” the British Empire, etc?

    Yeah, these things are very hard to talk about. I point to London because the merger (look to OSS/CIA) had the effect of institutional legacy to existing BRITISH policy going back 100-200 years, and was a final break from American policy of Washington, Hamilton, etc. And because “We” are still fighting them. The people of Britain may be fighting them too, and I’m sure they are, but the People of the US in principle, legacy, and effect, remain highly relevant and constantly f up their plans with our tireless resistance and are big enough to do so. Unf not big enough or aware enough to ‘win’ yet.

    I have the uncomfortable feeling CitizenX lives in a nation, and is a citizen. He is therefore responsible for everything that nation does, did, or ever will do. He is directly responsible for all those genocides he was never involved in, on people he never saw, before he was born, and also after. Because he was born, he now has collective guilt from people he never met, for events he was never involved in.

    We need to put CitizenX on trial today.

    Please let us know which nation that is, so we can start proceedings against you immediately for your involvement.

    Dr. D

    White Rose Society/hung at dawn ≠ Nazis/who hung them. Being a resistor or protestor in a nation, is not the same as blindly supporting that nation.

    Worse, there are an infinite scale of “supporting” “Not supporting” with hundreds of thousands of tactics we’re all trying and using, all at once, to control and direct our home nations (and others) to our ends.

    Worse than that, elections have no influence on the outcomes as seen in 100 years of American foreign policy, nor indeed do elections affect the policy of most other nations. So the people are misinformed that the tactics they are trying will work much at all. Yet the people are fully responsible for votes that were frauds, candidates who routinely do the opposite once in power, and for public policy that runs against their own polling wishes and economic interests for 100 years.

    One thing we can be sure of: it’s always the fault of the poor and powerless. Never the individuals who lied, defied them, stole, and double-crossed the voters of each nation state. Who we can name, round up, and easily put on trial at very little expense. Bush. Cheney. Rumsfeld. Albright (ok, she got away), Obama, Hillary, Nuland, Blinken, Biden…even Trump if you want, I don’t care. But we must never, never hold the Individual responsible. Only the Collective.

    So the only thing that matters is whether my nation SUCCEEDS at genocide. My protesting, being for or against it, my own costs, sacrifices in that regard, don’t matter at all.

    Thanks for telling me! Since it doesn’t matter, I guess the only logical thing is to be all-in for it! Goooooo Genocide!!! If my nation wins, I’m a hero, and if they lose, well I’m no worse off for collective guilt. There are no individuals, so why bother with individual actions?


    Notes on Dr D. mention of *White Rose Society* just above.

    Sophie Scholl and the White Rose movement, while less known to Americans, is a powerful example of youthful resistance to the Nazi Regime.

    Wiki, not too bad? idk.

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