Debt Rattle February 12 2024


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    John Day

    War on Gaza: Families of Israeli captives are beginning to turn on Netanyahu
    Anger is getting louder over government’s approach to bringing back captives after the prime minister called Hamas’s proposal to end the war ‘delusional’

    ​ Thousands demonstrate in Tel Aviv, Haifa against Netanyahu’s government
    ​ Thousands of Zionist settlers demonstrated on Saturday in Tel Aviv and Haifa in occupied Palestine for the eighth week in a row.​ The demonstrators demanded the dismissal of the current Zionist enemy government headed by Benjamin Netanyahu, holding early elections, and reaching an exchange deal to return prisoners from the Gaza Strip.

    ​ Israel frees two hostages, Gaza officials say airstrikes kill 67
    ​ An Israeli rescue operation freed two Israeli-Argentine hostages held by Hamas militants in Rafah on Monday, but supporting airstrikes killed nearly 70 Palestinians in the southern Gaza city where about one million displaced civilians have sought refuge from months of bombardments.
    The mission by the Israeli military, the Shin Bet security service and a special police unit freed Fernando Simon Marman, 60, and Louis Hare, 70, the military said.

    ​Israel Steals over $54 million from the Bank of Palestine in Gaza
    The robbery was launched after a sniper had targeted Israeli soldiers in the vicinity of the bank. Following the incident, the occupation forces raided the bank and ransacked the money.–54-million-from-the-bank-of-palestine

    ​ Houthis Say “American Ship” Hit By Missiles In Red Sea
    ​ On Monday morning, Houthi militants claim to have hit an “American ship” (Star Iris) with missiles in the critical waterway.​ According to Bloomberg, the Marshall Islands-flagged vessel owned by US-listed Star Bulk Carriers Corp. was hit by two missiles that caused “minor damage.” The ship was transiting the Bab el-Mandeb Strait at the time of the attack.

    John Day

    Jordan’s King Abdullah participates in Gaza aid airdrop
    ​ Jordan’s King Abdullah participated in an air drop of humanitarian aid to Gaza, Jordanian broadcaster Al-Mamlaka said on Sunday.​ A video showed the monarch in military gear on board a plane in the latest mission by the Jordanian air force to drop urgent medical supplies to field hospitals it runs in the war-torn enclave. According to official media, the latest airdrop was on Feb. 6.
    ​ The kingdom, which has been among Arab neighbors pushing Israel to allow more aid into Gaza, is the only country that airdrops aid to the enclave, channelling it through these two medical facilities.​..
    ​..The king, who has been vocal in calling for an end to Israel’s campaign, left on Thursday on a tour of major Western capitals and is due to meet US President Joe Biden in Washington on Feb 12. to lobby for an immediate ceasefire.
    ​ Jordan succeeded in getting Israel to allow the World Food Programme (WFP) to send deliveries to Gaza through another land route that begins from Jordan, helping ease pressure on the main Rafah border crossing which is limited in capacity.

    ​ Pentagon’s Tower 22 ‘logistics support base’ is a secret drone base
    What was described by the Pentagon as a “logistics support base” turns out to be a secret drone base for long-range surveillance of fighters in neighboring Syria and Iraq and for conducting airstrikes.–logistics-support-base–is-secretly-dro

    ​ Karaganov presents a serious case for building up industry in central Asia, and rail routes to the rest of the world to service it. Pushing rail service costs down to approach ocean transport costs, and getting rail lines to markets like India and other Asian destinations, already underway, will enable this.
    ​ Sergey Karaganov: Here’s why Russia must permanently abandon Europe and turn fully to Asia
    Europe is finished, and Russia’s geographical and cultural advantages means it doesn’t have to go down with the sinking ship

    ​The chain of command is breaking down in Ukraine. Nuland told Zelensky not to fire top general – The Times
    The notorious neocon reportedly tried to save Valery Zaluzhny’s job

    ​ EU leaders threatened to ‘politically rape’ us – Hungary
    ​ Several EU heads of state directly told Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban that they would crash the Hungarian economy if he blocked a €50 billion ($54 billion) economic aid package for Ukraine, his adviser, Balazs Orban, has revealed.
    ​ EU leaders signed off on the mammoth four-year aid package earlier this month, after the Hungarian leader lifted his veto in exchange for some minor concessions from the bloc’s 26 other member states.

    John Day

    Tucker Carlson is a ‘traitor’ – Boris Johnson​ , Boris Johnson has invoked Hitler in denouncing the journalist’s sit-down with the Russian leader as an “unholy charade”

    ​ Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a mini-meltdown after being exposed during the Tucker Carlson-Vladimir Putin interview for sabotaging the Ukrainian peace deal.​ During the interview, Putin confirmed reporting that first emerged last year about Johnson’s role in prolonging the war.
    ​ David Arahamiya, the leader of Ukraine’s ruling party, revealed that Johnson had scuppered a peace deal that would have put an end to hostilities just a few months after the Russian invasion.​ Putin reiterated in his interview with Tucker Carlson that Russia supports a negotiated settlement with Ukraine, and plans were very much underway to making that happen before Boris Johnson stopped it.

    Boris Johnson Has Meltdown After Being Exposed For Sabotaging Ukraine Peace Deal

    Russian political philosopher​ Alexander Dugin , whose daughter was killed by Ukrainian assassins, presents a stripped-down analysis: Tucker, Putin, and the Apocalypse
    ​ It is not about the content of the interview with Putin. It is the fact that a person like Tucker Carlson is visiting a country like Russia to meet a political figure like Putin at such a critical time. Tucker Carlson’s trip to Moscow might be the last chance to stop the disappearance of humanity. The gigantic billion-strong attention to this pivotal interview from humanity itself, as well as the frenzied, inhuman rage of Biden, the globalists, and the world’s citizens intoxicated with decay, testify to humanity’s awareness of the seriousness of the situation.
    ​ The world can only be saved by stopping now. For that, America must choose Trump. And Tucker Carlson. And Elon Musk. And Abbott. Then we get a chance to pause on the brink of the abyss. Compared to this, everything else is secondary. Liberalism and its agenda have led humanity to a dead end. Now the choice is this: either liberals or humanity. Tucker Carlson chooses humanity, which is why he came to Moscow to meet Putin. The whole world understood why he came and how important it is.

    ​ Eleni sent the Russian analysis of American politics above, which is oversimplified in her view, and these 3 essays from Russia-specialist, Andrew Korybko, which are not.
    Putin Subverted The Mainstream & Alternative Media’s Expectations In His Interview With Tucker
    ​ The first takeaway for average viewers/readers is that American foreign policy is actually controlled by elite members of its permanent bureaucracy (‘deep state’) such as those in the CIA, not the President, since Clinton and Bush’s initial interests in cooperating with Russia were scuttled by that agency. The second point is that foreign meddling in Ukraine turned the question of its people’s identity into a geopolitical weapon for weakening Russia, which wants to live in peace and prosperity with that country.
    ​ Third, President Putin only commenced his country’s special operation after feeling that the failure to do so would lead to irreversible security challenges that risked culminating with time in Russia’s Balkanization, which he explicitly claimed that the West is pursuing as a means of containing China. The fourth point is that it’s this obsession with dominance among its policymaking elite (i.e. CIA) that’s responsible for destabilizing the world, with the final point being that he wants peace via diplomacy.
    ​ As was pointed out earlier, he isn’t the monster or madman that the MSM portrays him as, though he also isn’t the anti-Western revolutionary mastermind that the AMC claims either. President Putin is simply an apolitical pragmatist that solely wants to preserve his country’s conservative-nationalist society, robustly develop its economy, and ensure its objective national security interests, all while cooperating with others in pursuit of mutual benefit. He’s neither a villain nor a hero, but just himself.

    ​ Why’d Putin Spend So Much Time Talking About Poland In His Interview With Tucker?
    ​ Warsaw’s nostalgia for its interwar control over what’s nowadays’ Western Ukraine as well as its earlier control over a swath of that modern country during the Commonwealth era is why it plays a leading role in this conflict.
    ​ Prior to the special operation, the Polish intelligentsia were the first external actors to plant the seeds of Ukrainian identity into its people’s minds, which they did as a means of legitimizing their control over the former lands of Kievan Rus whose people’s ethno-religious identity was different than their own. As President Putin explained, Warsaw’s meddling played a major part in the events that later gave rise to some of its own people’s self-proclaimed separate identity that others then exploited for their own ends.
    ​ It’s therefore impossible for anyone to have a solid understanding of current events and the historical processes that gave rise to them without learning about Poland’s inextricable role in both. The past laid the basis upon which present developments are unfolding since modern-day Ukrainian identity wouldn’t have taken shape nor would the ongoing proxy war have unfolded without Poland’s participation. These facts suggest that peace isn’t possible without Poland playing some sort of role in this process as well.

    John Day

    Did Putin Really Compare Himself To Hitler & Justify The Nazis’ Invasion Of Poland?
    ​ Hitler could have backed down, but he wasn’t one to take no for an answer, plus he was obsessed with reincorporating Imperial Germany’s lost regions prior to expanding into the Slavic East for “Lebensraum”. That’s why he decided to push his plans forward instead of risking the scenario of them becoming unattainable if the incipient (but at that time illusory) anti-Nazi alliance strengthened. This is a valid point that doesn’t equate to President Putin comparing himself to Hitler or justifying the latter’s invasion.
    ​ Only ill-intentioned propagandists would draw a parallel between the events leading up to the Nazis’ invasion of Poland in 1939 and those that preceded Russia’s special operation in 2022. These are two completely different conflicts that can’t be compared by any honest observers. President Putin brought up the first-mentioned simply to correct the historical record after Poland led the EU in laying equal blame on the Soviets for World War II in 2019 and to add further context to the ‘Ukrainian Question’.
    ​ As a history buff who rarely gives interviews to Western journalists, the Russian leader probably didn’t realize at the time how his impromptu summary of events leading up to that conflict would be spun, but he obviously didn’t intend to compare himself to Hitler to justify the Nazis’ invasion of Poland.

    ​ Kyle Young has another update of the view from his farm on the Arizona-Mexico border. More instructive video from a hidden camera is explained.
    ​Biden’s socialist border bait is destroying the ​U.​S.​ Pima ​County takes the bait, hook, line and sinker​.
    ​ Here’s how it works. Biden invites the world to cross illegally into the US from Mexico. That puts a crushing weight on border counties to provide services. Biden then invites those counties to go on the Federal dole to pay for services. Some do. Those that do get highly processed USDA food and money for minimal, crowded, shelter. This causes a rise in disease. Hospitals then get overrun with migrants unable to pay. Some hospitals are pushed to the brink of collapse.​ Everyone suffers.

    ​ Def. Sec. Austin Turns His Duties Over to His Deputy
    ​ Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon for a bladder issue, the Defense Department said in a statement.
    He transferred his duties to Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks at about 4:55 p.m. Sunday, and all notifications were made.

    Def. Sec. Austin Turns His Duties Over to His Deputy

    ​ Meet Dr. Kathleen Hicks – SecDef Austin’s Presumptive Replacement Woke Deep-Stater
    ​ Hicks established the Deputy’s Management Action Group (DMAG) to be the Defense Department’s principal governance body to address topics from diversity to extremism. You would be correct if you consider Hicks’ role similar to the Soviet Union’s political commissar.

    John Day

    ​ Harvard Renews COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, Joining 69 Other Schools​ [An easy way to cull yourself?]
    ​ Students at Harvard University will continue to be required to take the COVID-19 vaccine in order to register for the upcoming semester, the school has recently announced, joining 69 other schools around the country that still require the shot.​ “Harvard requires all students who will be on campus to have some protection from COVID-19 through vaccination.”

    ​ Peter McCullough MD, Indoctrination of Vaccine Ideology was Successful on College Campuses
    Isolation, Propaganda, Shaming, Coercion, all Drove Moralistic Fallacy


    @thomasjkenney There are many resourceful people in the USA, enforcing this restriction would be impossible, a ridiculous law. I do however wonder how US citizens are going to heat their water once the planned ban on gas water boilers comes into force. Will everybody need to install hot water tanks – a less efficient solution than on-demand hot water – or will the utility companies step up their game and deliver 3-phase power to the average home, getting rid of the existing split-phase arrangement that is delivered to most US homes. And if electricity is used in greater quantity, will the whole supply chain be upgraded or will brown outs be the order of the day during peak usage. Gas is so much easier.

    D Benton Smith


    Students at Harvard University will continue to be required to take the COVID-19 vaccine in order to register for the upcoming semester.”

    That’s a fascinating little factoid, and a contender for the Darwin Award 2024. So, to go to the purportedly smartest Medical School in the world, new doctors-to-be must do the dumbest thing in their lives. Not only is it remarkable because it is so stupid, in so many ways, but it creates a peculiar sort of “filter” whereby to become a doctor entrusted to save the lives of others one must commit suicide-by-medicine. Gives a whole new dimension to the term “iatrogenic illness”.

    It’s not exactly the dumbest thing in the world to do. I can think of stupider moves, such as enlisting in the Ukrainian infantry or voting Democrat, but it sure comes close.

    D Benton Smith

    There is one, and only one, way to defeat the foe and achieve victory in the ongoing War Against Stupidity. One must inform one’s opponent up and out of the condition that is driving them toward and over the precipice of the cliff of permanent defeat.

    That’s not easy, especially when even the wisest among us are barely able to keep from falling over it themselves.


    D Benton Smith said

    Tucker Carlson happily being grilled with forthright questions in Dubai, at summit meeting of the worlds governments, and forthright answers are forthcoming. link:

    CNBC publishing Tucker Carlson at the World Government? What is the World Government and why is Comcast’s CNBC – fanatical Obama supporters and funders – using kid gloves to air a Trump supporter and journalist, effectively further promoting the Putin interview? The amount of air time that Tucker Carlson is getting, the mass promotion of the Putin interview basically everywhere, makes me very wary.

    Something is afoot.


    For the free world:
    For the western world:

    I am not prone to praying, but please God make this happen. We have lost all our funny comedians to authoritarian woke socialism, all we have is political theatre to keep us amused and Kamala in the White House … well she would be hilarious. And she couldn’t do worse than the current senile baby or the last jogger that squatted in the White House. Please consider it, a lot of us would be very amused.

    Maybe this will be the USA’s Liz Truss moment, a truely hilarious fuck up.


    For the free world:
    For the western world:

    What is it about Jews? Isn’t there anything they can do honestly and respectably? Why do we tolerate these self-proclaimed sand joggers in our countries? I guess we should be thankful that they are in Davos trying to fuck up the entire world rather than in Israel killing women and children; not much better, but something.

    D Benton Smith


    The amount of air time that Tucker Carlson is getting, the mass promotion of the Putin interview basically everywhere, makes me very wary.

    Something is afoot.”

    Yes, I too think that there certainly is. My estimate is that the “slightly-lighter-shade-of-gray-hat” faction of the CIA (all groups have factions) has formed a coalition, and agreed to use Carlson as its emissary, largely because the other side also finds Carlson to be an acceptable negotiating partner.

    My hypothesis is that there are parts of the American power structure that are slightly less insane than the part that has been fast-tracking the empire into its grave. This inchoate and loosely formed group of individuals are tired of getting their asses deservedly kicked from myriad enemies both foreign and domestic, and are STARTING to explore the necessity of engaging in diplomacy before it is absolutely too late to even retain nationhood.

    It is also my opinion that this self-organizing-coalition-of-compromisers wields sufficient power and influence that it was able to set up the now famous interview, get Tucker safely to Russia (and back) and promote the and promote the interview as its “opening round” of Peace talks with the indisputable victor of the recent dustup (the BRICS, led by Russia and backed up by China).

    My own expectations are that these “Peace Talks” would be more aptly described as “Terms of Surrender”, a fact which (I believe) has not yet been fully accepted by anyone in the West. But they will. Because they must. Because there is no other choice short of world-ending nuclear holocaust.

    I think Tucker is being promoted by the “slightly-lighter-shade-of-gray-hats” at the same time as he is being denigrated and canceled by the outright black hats. This, too, is a sort of “Peace Talk Negotiation” currently taking place almost entirely within the Western camp.

    The faster they face the patently obvious truths of the situation (i.e. The Zionist West loses hegemony . . . and then some) then the more acceptable will be the terms they will have to accept, and for this reason I think Tucker is the perfect man for the job (flawed though he is by some of his past and current associations).

    John Day

    @DBS, regarding Harvard requiring students to be COVID-vaccinated:
    What jumped into my head, and why I wrote about it being an easy way to self-cull, was
    “You, Out of the Gene Pool!”.

    Michael Reid

    This guy has a different take on things

    the destruction of the west

    This is why you end up with recent interviews like
    Putin’s trolling of midwit CIA asset Tucker Carlson
    with obtuse legal hedging and historical minutia
    with a smirk on his face.

    The interview cannot be properly understood except with
    the understanding that Putin is a globohomo lackey
    – indeed, he owes his entire rise and career to them
    – and his objective is to crush Russian populism
    on behalf both of his corrupt oligarchical allies and
    their central bank owning handlers.

    He is laughing at Tucker and laughing at you in the interview.

    D Benton Smith


    What is it about Jews? Isn’t there anything they can do honestly and respectably? Why do we tolerate these self-proclaimed sand joggers . . . ?”

    That’s actually a pretty good question, but to answer it properly requires some other factors.

    The first such factor (as odd as this might seem) is that point you raised about humor, comedians, and how hilarious it would be, as example, for Kamala Harris to actually be President (were the reality of such a prospect not so terrifying.)

    The second factor is application of one of the fundamental principles of making logical statements, called “negation”. Basically the principle of “negation” means that for a statement to be logically true then the “negation” of that statement (in other words, a declaration of its opposite) MUST be false. For example, if the statement that apples are red is logically True, then the opposite of the statement . . . . that apples are not red . . . . has to be false. If that opposite declaration is NOT always false, then the original statement cannot be taken as a logically true statement.

    Let’s use as an example the statement that Jews are disreputable crooks. Well, pretty hard to dispute that there sure are a lot of disreputably crooked Jews. Certainly no shortage! But is the statement logically true. Well, no it’s not, because the negation of the statement (which is to say, “NOT all Jews are disreputable crooks”) is NOT always false. In fact, many times it is actually true because there are plenty of Jews of well deserved good repute who aren’t crooks at all, not even towards goyim. So to say that Jews are disreputable crooks, as a proposed logical statement, fails the “negation” test. It ain’t logical.

    So where does that leave us? Well, it leaves us with true answer to both of your questions, “isn’t there anything they can do honestly and respectably?” and, “Why do we tolerate these self-proclaimed sand joggers?

    The answer to question #1 is, Yes, there things that some Jews can do honestly and respectfully, but that doesn’t mean all Jews and it doesn’t tell you which ones are which way.

    And the answer to question #2 is, don’t get confused into tolerating a bad behavior (like crimes) just because common sense requires you to tolerate a word (like Jew).

    What if a jar full of scrolls got discovered in a cave somewhere that revealed that their tribal name wasn’t Jew at all, but had originally been just a descriptive label simply assigned to the people who behaved badly, like burglar or liar?

    That might help a lot. We would have a name that wasn’t based on the conditions imposed by birth, but a name that was instead determined by behavior.

    Come to think of it, haven’t we got names like that already? Words like crook, thief, liar, cheat, deviant, criminal and Zionist. Why not just use THOSE words, and retire that one useless old word back to where it always and only belonged in the first place, the dictionary.

    Dr D Rich

    Posted 5 times and that little notification at the top of the webpage said Dr d Rich posted last but still no post registers on this site.
    Maybe someone doesn’t like Antisocial personality disorder explained.

    I promise dbs the post didn’t contain the ‘J’ the ‘e’ or the ‘w’ letters together consecutively even once. Is that enough self-policing to satisfy the J-e-w–word police on site or hasn’t the denial reached critical mass yet?


    @D Benton Smith

    The article was expressly about Jews, Jews being banned for bad behaviour. Jews have been in the news a lot lately, their vaneer of victimhood is now well and truely demolished and people are feeling free to treat them as the “crook, thief, liar, cheat, deviant, criminal and Zionist” that they are. It is very refreshing to see some honest attitudes towards Jews rather than the “you anti-semite” bullshit of the past.

    Don’t get me wrong, there are bound to have been bad customers at that hotel who were not Jews, but the proportion of bad Jew customers versus good Jew customers was obviously such that they were identified as the group that had to be banned in order to maintain the hotel’s hiring business.

    Society is ridding itself of the “Jews are victims” lies and with more intelligent people looking into the holocaust and discovering that there are no foundations to that sand castle, we are now moving in a positive direction, where the Jews do not get special treatment; their lies are being exposed, their corruptions are being exposed, their characters are being exposed. About time.


    Dr D Rich said

    Is that enough self-policing to satisfy the J-e-w–word police on site or hasn’t the denial reached critical mass yet?

    The Jew police, the Jew SWAT team, the Jew NKVD … DBS welcomes them all to TAE. DBS is not only the overworked, underpaid, booking officer, but he is also out on the streets picking up the felons (I would say suspects but we know that is irrelevant these days) as they commit their crimes of “anti-semitism”. I suspect I will be booked into a cell this evening, just hope I don’t get sent to Gaza.

    Dr D Rich


    Here’s what Dr D said about me a few months ago. D is no different from DBS. Dr D’s declaration of murderous intent is blatantly false, wrong and in any other venue, defamatory.

    Dr D wrote:

      “I get the sense you believe since I don’t want to track down and kill every Jew on sight, I am therefore unfailingly pro-anything-any-Jew-worldwide-does.”

    Notice the implication about what Dr D Rich believes about Dr D “killing and tracking” God’s chosen ppl.

    My reply to such nonsense that the author refused to call bamboozling or casuistry was:

    “To block out such inconvenient truths (the voice of conscience) the privileged use ‘conversive thinking’, which means changing the outcome of the reasoning process to a more convenient outcome”

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