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    ‘Russians have the measure of the USA, the woke dopes of the Western world’.

    But they don’t lack ingenuity when it comes to smacking the Russians hard below the belt any which way. It must aggravate the sh*t out of them when the Russians, in anti-woke fashion, begin their ‘Year of the Family’: a small flame, representing the family hearth, is passed throughout the nation.

    Here’s the link with video from Simplicius:

    John Day

    Fani Fudged It: Homewrecking DA Lied About ‘Cohabitation’ — Rented Taxpayer-Funded ‘Safe House’ To Bang Nathan Wade According To Witness


    @Dr D re: People’s Front of Judea

    “Every time something happens, they have to make YET ANOTHER splinter group of Gay Tibetean Midget Mothers of West Texas, who are in a fight with the Gay Tibetean Midget Mothers of EAST Texas.”

    …and they immediately start to locate other purple-hairs so they can group with like folk. How do you divide and conquer vegetable oil?

    Explosive!: Tucker Carlson’s exclusive interview with Vladimir Putin in Moscow – Full transcript released!

    TUCKER: What would you say to the people who run America?

    PUTIN: Our message is that Russia is not your enemy. We don’t want war. We are ready for peace. Your leaders are looking for conflict. That is not what we want. Russia is defending its own people. We don’t want what doesn’t belong to us.

    TUCKER: Would you like to visit Washington?

    PUTIN: Yes, of course. I’ve been to the U.S. before. I like to visit and have met every president except Joe Biden. If I was invited, I would go. Yes.

    TUCKER: What’s your opinion of President Biden?

    PUTIN: We are convinced that he is not running the country. Let’s say we have good sources that confirm this, but it’s obvious that everyone can see it for themselves. The United States has now entered a dark period. His leadership is unaccountable.

    TUCKER: Do you think Joe Biden won fairly?

    PUTIN: I’d prefer not to get into U.S. domestic politics, but I will say that my embassy reported that your southern border was better managed than the 2020 election. (laughs)

    TUCKER: A poll in the U.S. shows you more popular than Biden – a reaction?

    PUTIN: (laughs) I don’t know if this should be taken seriously, but Russian ideals have support. We believe in traditional values; Marriage is between a man and a woman: men are men and women are women.

    TUCKER: Who would you like to see as the next president of the United States?

    PUTIN: Again, it’s not up to us to say that or get involved. Contrary to long-standing accusations, we are not meddling in your elections. We don’t need them, because it’s the same people who end up running things anyway.

    TUCKER: Why did you invade Ukraine?

    PUTIN: Have we invaded or have we been invaded? Look at history. Look at the people who live there. Historically, we are the ones who have been invaded and are just fighting back now. The land and the people are Russian and we will get back to what has always been ours.

    TUCKER: How would you feel, lol, if Trump won again?

    PUTIN: We had a good relationship when Mr. Trump was president. There was no war. Our relationship was at a climax. That said, nothing is predictable and the statistics are the same. We’ll have to see.

    TUCKER: What do you think of Mr. Zelensky and what would be your message to him?

    PUTIN: I remember laughing at his jokes when he was a comedian in Russia. Let’s get back to the laughs.

    TUCKER: Why is that?

    PUTIN: There are strong financial entities that have an interest in keeping us as adversaries. One of your presidents warned against this. We Russians don’t have that problem.

    TUCKER: Do you see the U.S. as an enemy?

    PUTIN: No. Categorically no. We were allies in World War II. The Russians helped colonize Alaska, California, and we were also in Hawaii. Our people are not an enemy, but those in Washington are certainly not our friends.

    TUCKER: Can you be more specific and name names?

    PUTIN: It would be useless. It’s not up to us to solve your domestic problems. Besides, I’m sure you know the names better than we do.

    TUCKER: So are you saying that your opponent is not Joe Biden but the people behind him?

    PUTIN: Exactly. Joe Biden may not even be aware of what’s going on. He may not understand the level of sanctions imposed on Russia. Who implemented these sanctions? They are our adversaries.

    TUCKER: Is that why you’re defending the BRICS?

    PUTIN: The BRICS would exist anyway. This is a natural reaction to the Western trading bloc. It’s a counterbalance. When the dollar is used as a weapon against states, there will be a natural alternative. That’s what we want.

    TUCKER: Is that why you and Russia were targeted?

    PUTIN: It’s more complicated than that, but I’m sure that explains a lot of it. Whenever the dollar is in danger, the U.S. takes extreme measures. It cannot afford to see the dollar fall.

    TUCKER: But isn’t Russia weaker and more economically vulnerable than the United States?

    PUTIN: If you look at the size of the economies, we are small. But few people take into account our vast natural resources. Russia has more than $80 trillion underground. No country comes close to us.

    TUCKER: What’s your opinion of President Biden?

    PUTIN: We are convinced that he is not running the country. Let’s say we have good sources that confirm this, but it’s obvious that everyone can see it for themselves. The United States has now entered a dark period. His leadership is unaccountable.

    TUKER: Okay. That’s well understood, but don’t you have the same problems in Russia?

    PUTIN: Yes. To a degree. But in Russia, these interests are more in line with the thinking of the average Russian on the street. In the United States, this is not the case. The elites have abandoned you.

    TUCKER: So, who do you think is running the United States?

    PUTIN: The forces that have always led him. You can change the president, but you don’t change those who have the real power. That is what we have to deal with. Joe Biden is just a façade for this power structure.

    TUCKER: Let’s move on to politics. What is your opinion of President Biden?

    PUTIN: We are convinced that he is not running the country. Let’s say we have sources that confirm this, but it’s obvious to everyone. The United States has now entered a dark period. His leadership is unaccountable.

    TUCKER: So, who do you think is running the United States?

    PUTIN: The same forces that have always led him. You can change the president, but you don’t change those who have the real power. That is what we have to deal with. Joe Biden is just a façade for this power structure.

    TUCKER: But there have been persistent reports that you have cancer?

    PUTIN: I assure you that these rumors are false. If I had cancer and beat it, I would share the good news and cure with the world.

    TUCKER: Thank you for sitting down with us. How’s your health? There have been rumors

    PUTIN: I am happy to speak with you and, through you, with the American people. I am good. I feel good. Given my age, I’m healthier, but it’s father’s time.

    TUCKER: When you say that some fear him, do you mean that Musk has enemies?

    PUTIN: It’s clear that he has enemies in the U.S. — the way he was stripped of $50 billion in assets — we would call that special treatment. This is unfair on the face of it.

    TUCKER: Weren’t you afraid of Musk when he started supplying Starlink hardware to Ukraine?

    PUTIN: If anyone seriously thinks that a few Internet antennas can defeat Russia’s power, well, what can I say? But no, we didn’t fear or blame Mr. Musk. The government did not give him much choice.

    TUCKER: A lot has changed in the world. What is your opinion of Elon Musk?

    PUTIN: We consider Mr. Musk to be a businessman – a very successful one. He built a great fortune and a huge following. He is a unique thinker with a strength of personality that cannot be bought. Some fear it.

    TUCKER: Do you have any advice for Elon?

    PUTIN: I would say keep going. Don’t be intimidated. But if things ever get too difficult, there’s Russia. We would be happy to open our doors to you. We have hosted American businessmen before and would appreciate someone of Mr. Musk’s caliber.

    TUCKER: Let’s turn to Trump. First tell me what you think about the current situation with the likelihood that he will be re-elected?

    PUTIN: It would be a bit strange and inappropriate, but we are well prepared. He promised to end the fighting in Ukraine and we support that.

    TUCKER: How was he able to end the war so quickly?

    PUTIN: On the one hand, he never insulted us. He has great respect for Russia. We would start from a position of friendship and trust – then all problems can be solved. We could do that. Trust me.

    TUCKER: Are you referring to Biden calling you a killer?

    PUTIN: We have been the target of many insults and insults dating back to generations of politicians. Mr. Trump was a refreshing pause. It is very popular in Russia. Maybe it won’t do him any good.

    TUCKER: Are you in communication with Trump?

    PUTIN: No. Of course not. But if he were to win again, our lines of communication would open up instantly, whereas right now we have no dialogue with President Biden.

    TUCKER: That shocks me. Has anyone from the White House been in touch with you?

    PUTIN: That’s right. No one has called since we congratulated Mr. Biden on his election victory. We are amazed that communications are colder today than they were during the Cold War.

    TUCKER: How do you think the 2024 election will play out?

    PUTIN: We’re just watching. It is our responsibility to be vigilant because it will have an impact on the world. We hope that the elections will be conducted in such a way that the results will be credible. In Russia, we do not send ballots by mail.

    TUCKER: Let’s turn to China. How is your relationship?

    PUTIN: President Xi and I are particularly close. Russia and China now have good relations, which is a clear asset for us as one of our largest energy partners. We will continue to be friends.

    TUCKER: Some accuse China of helping you in the war in Ukraine. Is that true?

    PUTIN: That’s not something I can discuss. Let’s just say that Russia is not an isolated power. This strategy failed. We now have more allies and trading partners than we did before the war began.

    TUCKER: Have you ever considered a situation in which Russia and China could join forces against the United States?

    PUTIN: Do you mean economically or militarily? I would say we want neither. It is not in our interest to enter into conflict with the United States, because all parties would lose in such a conflict.

    TUCKER: Speaking of conflict, what’s your take on the situation in Gaza?

    PUTIN: It’s a real shame. The Palestinians are devastated. Israel is acting without coercion. This shows the terrible double standards that exist in the world. Where are the sanctions against Israel?

    TUCKER: Is Russia involved in any way, especially through your alliance with Iran?

    PUTIN: No. Of course not. We are not opposed to the existence of Israel, but at the same time we support the Palestinians’ right to self-determination. We want to be fair.

    TUCKER: Are you following what’s happening on the southern border of the United States?

    PUTIN: Actually, yes. It’s part of my daily briefing. We Russians find it ironically amusing that your Congress spends billions protecting foreign borders while neglecting its own. It’s quite laughable but deadly.

    TUCKER: Deadly? What do you mean by that?

    PUTIN: Very serious, of course. People are dying every day crossing your border in an uncontrolled manner. It’s a free-for-all. The world has seen nothing like it in the modern era – it is unwise for a country to open up like this.

    TUCKER: Is Russia taking advantage of the border situation in any way?

    PUTIN: No. Why should we? We don’t have to do anything. America is self-destructing. And as Napoleon said, don’t stop your enemy from destroying himself.

    TUCKER: So you see America as an enemy?

    PUTIN: It was just a saying, but the current administration is certainly not a friend.

    TUCKER: Can that be changed?

    PUTIN: That’s why there are elections.

    TUCKER: Thank you again for continuing to engage with me on so many different topics. Can we get even more interesting, so to speak?

    PUTIN: Sure. I am open to most subjects.

    TUCKER: Let’s talk about climate change. This idea continues to be encouraged in the United States and Europe. What is your position?

    Putin: Humanity is not even a type 1 civilization on the Kardashev scale. If we can’t harness the planet’s energy potential, how can we control the climate?

    TUCKER: Are you at least worried?

    PUTIN: I’m more concerned about the real issues. Climate change is not one of them. The Earth is quite successful at self-regulating. And if Siberia warms up a bit, so much the better. More farmland for Russia.

    TUCKER: But what would you say to true believers who are convinced that we are headed for disaster?

    PUTIN: I would tell them that worrying about climate change is like complaining about the weather. If you don’t like the climate, get moving. If you’re worried about the weather, get an umbrella.

    TUCKER: In that sense, how do you see the transgender movement?

    PUTIN: I find it interesting that everything that was once the target of blackmail is now a badge of honor. In Russia, there are no laws in any case, but we certainly don’t force our children into it.

    TUCKER: Russia has been criticized for its anti-gay laws and for being hostile to LGBTQ+.

    PUTIN: We have laws that protect our children. And we don’t drape our embassies in rainbow flags. It’s fine. Otherwise, we do not interfere in the private lives of adult citizens.

    TUCKER: Do you follow American sports? We’re about to have the Super Bowl.

    PUTIN: Actually, yes. Russia is a great sporting nation. We have hosted the Winter Olympics and the World Cup quite recently. We all love sports.

    TUCKER: What do you think of American football?

    PUTIN: It’s an interesting sport. But why is it called football when the ball is almost always played with the hands? It also sometimes feels unnecessarily violent.

    TUCKER: That’s right. Are you going to watch?

    PUTIN: The game will not be broadcast in Russia.

    TUCKER: So you won’t get to see Taylor Swift either?

    PUTIN: No. We got a reprieve.

    TUCKER: Thank you, President Putin, for your time.


    Note: More translation are sure to be made available.


    @phoenixvoice re: AI

    For your use case, searching for reality, it’s probably not much help. The LLM is doing what you just did, refining the search language, to produce results. It’s doing so statistically, which is why it gets odd results often. You can spot mismatch almost instantly, but the machine just says ‘number is good, here you go!’ There may be some ‘spice’ written into the system, so it tries to pick some edge results. Also, beyond the bland errors of statistics, we have Bing…er…Copilot…refusing to answer queries on ethical grounds, and being stubborn when pressed. Ideological intent of the creator, or poisoned model? My guess is former, since it is very common, not an aberration. The latter is possible, but would be more random.

    I’ve done the same, dabbled for a while to see what’s up. It’s very good for some uses, completely useless for most, and utterly dangerous for some more. Let it write a thank-you note, then edit it. Do NOT, under any circumstances, let it decide what to feed your children!

    If you imagine each word as an iceberg, and you can only see the word’s exposed surface, this idea is a ‘door’ to understanding how unwieldy the statistics can get if you wish to improve accuracy. You have your word ‘surface’ (the spelling, pronunciation) that humans pass as the token. Under the surface, you have all the meaning of that word, all the ways the word has been seen connected to other words, a set of grammatical rules that may be special for that word, scores for various attributes like popularity, offensiveness, red, green, blue, sharp, diffuse, etc…this is where the forest really starts to get thick.

    The machine has to digest the whole iceberg on each word to decide to use or not. It gets condensed over time, mimicking human generalization, and gets faster, better. We humans have a lot of these inferences hard-coded. They are instinct. Machine has no instinct, only digestion/action.

    Biggest issue is timely error correction, update of the models. You can’t have live feedback, or your AI call center will learn to answer “F#(^ you, jackass! Whadda’ya want now?!?” Solid facts don’t change too much, but temporal stuff like ‘currently president’ and ‘hurricane dave’ will cause the machine to draw a blank, or fudge it.

    A little extra, if you’re interested in the hardware side: the machine matches by setting up huge n-dimensional matrices to index the words. The stink about using GPUs for this is that processing graphics stuff for games and vr is very similar. GPUs have fastest memory and narrowly-purposed processors. They were a natural fit, but now are being replaced by some prupose-built stuff (nVidia H100 and friends). China currently is in possession of some H100s, and is doubtless reverse-engineering. We refused to sell the tech, so we get to suffer the ‘import substitution’ of IP.


    @zerosum: THANK YOU!!! All this speculation and intrigue…and it was just another business day. Will read immediately.


    Add re AI: I would not trust any of the current publicly facing LLMs. The intent seems to be the prevention of the dissemination of misinformation. (unnecessary wink wink)


    A good interview of Putin.
    Putin makes sense and is very diplomatic.
    Biden has no hope of making sense on such a wide range of topics.

    Tucker should setup a poll of Biden verses Putin to see if Putin would beat Biden!

    Lavrov, Putin’s foreign minister, once said diplomacy is like escorting a rabid dog to the Pet Cemetery!
    Please escort Biden to prison for pedos where he belongs.


    Its not Artificial Intelligence. Its Artificial Smarter Than You.

    D Benton Smith

    If that was the much awaited Carlson-Putin interview then I must say that I am terribly disappointed. Worse than disappointed. I was wrong.

    At this stage all I can do is mourn, hope for more, and begin recalibrating my crystal ball.


    @DB Smith re: interview lackluster

    Softball for TV audience, I’m sure, but there do seem to be gaps or odd steering of the quest.

    The shining point I get is Putin’s re-affirmation that people are not ideas, nor ideas people. Never corner your enemy. Humans can reform.

    John Day

    Types Of Coercion

    Charles Hugh Smith points out the state of play in humanity’s global game of power. The International City Model: Freedom Is the Solution, Coercion Is the Problem
    ​ History is simplifying the choice ahead in terms of solving socio-economic problems: increase coercion or increase freedom. The legacy systems–nation-states and their core institutions–want to increase their power to coerce everyone as the ideal solution, while those being coerced want more choices and freedom, not less. The legacy power structures seek more centralized control, those under the thumb of monopolies and centralized powers want decentralized, localized options.
    ​ Stripped of PR niceties, the legacy systems view any problem as a threat to their power: every problem boils down to this: how do we protect the status quo from any change, because the current configuration is the source of our wealth, authority and power.

    ​ Catherine Austin Fitts (CAF), Publisher of The Solari Report, financial expert and former Assistant Secretary of Housing (Bush 41 Admin.), says, “The federal government is being run as a criminal enterprise. . . .not just a little criminal, but a lot criminal.”
    ​ CAF thinks now is the time for state governments to act to protect their citizens from the dangers of a falling dollar and increasing central control over “We the People.” CAF explains,
    “One of the things we are talking with the states about is Sovereign State Banks, so they can protect their transactions in dollars.
    ​ We are also talking about State Bullion Depositories. This is so states can protect their rainy-day reserve and, ultimately, their transaction ability with gold and silver.​ Under the Constitution, the states have those powers.
    ​ This is very important if we are going to have sovereignty as individuals and not wake up one day and find ourselves in the same spot as the Canadian truckers who had their bank accounts shut down for protesting the CV19 lockdowns and mandates.
    ​ More and more, we are seeing people say the ‘wrong things,’ and suddenly they find their bank account is shut down. So, if we are going to have individual sovereignty, we need governments that can provide sovereignty…
    ​ The states have the power to implement financial transaction arrangements to protect our financial transaction freedom. Without our financial transaction freedom, we are literally going to lose all of our freedoms.”

    ​Caitlin Johnstone points out the limits of paycheck-coercion in the world. CNN’s CEO Is Making Staff Churn Out Israel Propaganda

    UN Food Convoy in Gaza Comes Under Fire From Israeli Forces – UNRWA Chief—head-of-unrwa-1116601360.html

    John Day

    ​ Israeli media: Egypt, USA, Qatar acts show no signs of ‘ending Hamas’​ , ​Israeli Channel commentator states that the US request for humanitarian aid to the Gazans is a way of enabling Hamas.–egypt–usa–qatar-acts-show-no-signs-of–endi

    ​ UN to probe ‘neutrality’ of Palestinian refugee agency​ , More than a dozen countries have cut off funding to UNRWA over alleged​ [torture-evidence] ties to Hamas terrorism​
    Guterres previously acknowledged that nine of the 12 UN staffers allegedly linked to Hamas had been fired, while two remained unidentified and another had since been killed.

    ​ Hamas insists on comprehensive ceasefire, Israel’s withdrawal from all of Gaza
    Hamas’ prominent member, Osama Hamdan, said on Monday that “the movement insists on a comprehensive ceasefire, Israel’s withdrawal from all of Gaza, and the lifting of the siege.”

    ​ Iran-backed Houthi rebels targeted two commercial ships sailing in the southern Red Sea following airstrikes by the United States and the United Kingdom on dozens of locations across Yemen, Iraq, and Syria over the weekend. This escalation around the maritime chokepoint has led to a blockade of ships, marking a new round of cost-push inflation due to snarled supply chains.
    ​ Reuters quoted a Houthi spokesman who said anti-ship missiles were fired at the Morning Tide and Star Nasia, flying Barbados- and Marshall Islands flags, respectively, as British and American.

    ​ Nicaragua taking Germany, Canada, UK, Netherlands to ICJ for genocide​ [Why not the US?]
    The Nicaraguan government started Monday proceedings to take Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Canada to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for their complicity in the genocide against the Palestinian people in Gaza by providing the Israeli occupation with the weapons and means to carry out the horrendous act.–canada–uk–netherlands-to-icj-for

    John Day

    ​ US State Department Deputy reveals US didn’t warn Iraq before striking
    John Kirby’s statement has been debunked by his own as the US appears to not have warned Iraq before striking the country.

    ​ Zionism is an extension of Western imperialism in the Holy Land: Historian
    Paradox of European antisemitism encouraged an aspect of colonial Zionism, says Ussama Makdisi of University of California Berkeley
    ​ Ussama Makdisi, professor of history and Chancellor’s Chair at the University of California Berkeley, underscored that it is essential to realize that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict dates back to the Balfour Declaration of 1917, not to Oct. 7, 2023.
    ​ “So in November 1917, Lord Arthur Balfour, a European who was British foreign secretary at the time, promised another European, Lord Rothschild, that the British Empire would support a Jewish national home in Palestine by ignoring the fact that the overwhelming majority in the land were Palestinians,” he said.
    ​ He underlined that the declaration, which recognized the civil and religious but not political rights of Palestinians, was the beginning of colonial Zionism.​ “And the egregiously pro-Zionist British mandate, in its administrative and political structures, transplanted European-made Zionism into Palestine.”

    ​ Egypt to cut ties with ‘Israel’ if it forces Palestinians into Sinai
    Cairo has threatened to suspend or cancel its normalization agreement with “Israel” if the latter forcibly displaces a single Palestinian to Egypt’s Sinai to the south of the Gaza Strip.–israel–if-it-forces-palestinians-in

    “Most Americans Are Not Informed… We’re Here Because We Love The US” – Tucker Carlson Explains Why He Is Interviewing Vladimir Putin

    ​ MK Bhadrakumar (Thanks Eleni) Nuland leaves sense of foreboding in Kiev
    ​ The new war strategy — which was outlined in a recent article in the Washington Post — takes into account the possibility of Ukraine becoming a dysfunctional state. But so long as Ukraine remains a cauldron boiling with nationalism that lends itself as a base for hostile moves to destabilise Russia and lock it in permanently in a confrontation with the West, the purpose is served —from Washington’s viewpoint.
    ​ The final act of the power struggle playing out in Kiev is, therefore, of decisive importance and is being supervised by none other than Biden’s agent in the administration ever since the Maidan coup in Ukraine in 2014 — Victoria Nuland, Undersecretary of State. Nuland’s two-fold mission has been, first, to put in place a calculus of power in Kiev that is firmly under US control and, second, to steer the transition from war to insurgency when the need arises.​..
    ​..This agenda enjoys the support of the transatlantic alliance, is “cost-effective” and allows the US to focus on Asia-Pacific, while keeping Russia down for the foreseeable future.​..
    ..Now that the US has broken the glass ceiling by enabling a military attack on Russian territory, Moscow should brace for more incidents like the downing of the IL-76 plane. The authorities will be keeping a beady eye…
    ..While in Kiev, Nuland forecast Ukrainian military successes in 2024 and that Moscow “is going to get some nice surprises on the battlefield”.

    Nuland leaves sense of foreboding in Kiev

    John Day

    ​ British plan to station NATO troops in Ukraine​ [So the western financial economy WILL collapse this spring and this is the fix?]
    ​ The UK came up with an idea to secretly transfer large and highly manoeuvrable NATO forces to Ukraine to occupy positions on the right bank of the Dnieper and on the border with Belarus.
    ​ An anonymous “knowledgeable source” informed that troops from Finland, Sweden, Romania and Poland could be involved in the operation. The goal is to “free up” forces in Ukraine for their subsequent redirection to the zone of the special military operation.

    ​ Ukrainian Commander-in-Chief Valery Zaluzhny has reportedly agreed to be Ukraine’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and will leave Ukraine within days, lawmaker Yevgeny Shevchenko said.​ [I can imagine that this role might actually be more ​politically important than historical precedent would suggest.]
    ​ “I would like to say that according to my sources, Zaluzhny has agreed to be the ambassador to Great Britain. He is highly likely to go there and we know that those who leave the country as ambassadors are political retirees. None of them has ever returned to their former positions, this is Ukraine’s tradition.​”

    ​ The Steadfast Defender 2024 exercise, which is taking place right now, is of deep concern because it has become the backdrop for statements from London about the need to send to help Kyiv expeditionary force of NATO countries. Its tasks may include occupying the entire Right Bank with Odessa and Kyiv, creating a no-fly zone over them and forming a buffer zone along the borders of Russia and Belarus. The released forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces will then be sent from the rear to the front line in counterattack-2.

    ​Can NATO survive Biden? German fears grow that NATO won’t survive Trump – NYT

    John Day

    ​ Over $1 Billion In Weapons Missing In Ukraine
    ​ The DOD is supposed to use special “enhanced end-use monitoring” techniques” to “safeguard” key weapons such as smaller, high-tech weaponry provided to Ukraine, which are likely targets for theft.​ The audit says these monitoring procedures are not properly being followed in Ukraine.

    Weapons from Western aid to Ukraine found with Hamas and cartels in Mexico

    Weapons from Western aid to Ukraine found with Hamas and cartels in Mexico

    ​ German Farmers Block Entrances to NDR Broadcasting Center in Hanover
    ​ Over 30 tractors and 20 other types of vehicles blockaded the entrances and the parking lot.
    The protesters are criticizing the insufficient coverage of agricultural sector workers’ demonstrations and are demanding the cancellation of the budget passed by parliament last week, which includes cuts to fuel subsidies for farmers.

    ​ Netherlands-registered Yandex NV has agreed to sell its Russian operations to a consortium of local investors and spin off its main international projects
    ​ The Kremlin welcomes the $5 billion agreement to sell tech giant Yandex’s Russian business to a consortium of private investors, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.
    Often referred to as “Russia’s Google,” Yandex has come under intense pressure amid Western sanctions. Since 2022, the Dutch-registered entity has been seeking to divest its Russian business, which generates the lion’s share of its revenue, and to spin off a number of its international startups.

    ​ The US was forced to increase oil purchases from Venezuela​ (How many contradictions can you find?​ How is this carried out?)
    ​ According to data from the American statistical service, last year the United States imported a record amount of oil from Venezuela totaling more than $2,5 billion, which was a record since 2018. At the same time, Washington recently refused to deal with the “Maduro regime” and tried to undermine political situation in the South American country with the help of his protege Juan Guaido.
    ​ The head of the American Petroleum Institute (API), which unites 600 companies in the country’s oil and gas sector, Mike Sommers, insisted on increasing purchases of Venezuelan oil. He called this a forced measure given the US refusal to supply Russian raw materials.
    ​ However, small quantities of oil from the Russian Federation seep to the American market, and at a price higher than the ceiling set by the United States itself.

    John Day

    Eye on Taiwan, US readying drone ship attack fleet​ (“Readying” ​sounds farther along than “seeking design proposals”.)
    Pentagon seeking design proposals for small unmanned surface vehicles that could be crucial to thwarting a China invasion of Taiwan

    Eye on Taiwan, US readying drone ship attack fleet

    ​ The US Department of Defense has contracted RTX Corporation to deliver $68.4 mln worth of 50 AGM-154 glide bombs to Taiwan, the Taipei Times reported.
    The bulk of the bombs will be produced at RTX plants in Tucson, Arizona, under a contract to be completed by March 2028.
    ​ The AGM-154 Block III bombs are designed to hit stationary and mobile targets as they could be used with the Taiwanese fleet of F-16 fighter jets.
    ​ Depending on the altitude, these weapons weighing around 450 kg can reach targets at a distance ranging between 22 km to 110 km. Among other things, this feature enables fighter pilots to destroy high-priority goals without flying into the enemy air defense identification zone. The bombs will be delivered as part of a package approved by the US Department of State in 2017 that also included the AGM-88 HARM (High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile).​ [That’s 11 years​ for Raytheon to fulfill a ​bomb contract.]

    New Chinese J-20 Stealth Fighter Brigade Optimally Positioned to Guard Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Nuclear Submarine Base

    A recent case released by the DOJ, in which a federal jury convicted a 26-year-old Chinese national and Berklee College of Music student, Xiaolei Wu, for threatening and stalking another Chinese student who posted flyers supporting democracy in China on campus…
    ..According to court documents, in Oct 2022, after the victim posted a flyer stating, “We want freedom. We want food on our tables. We want to breathe. We want art. We want democracy. We want to love. Stand with Chinese people”, Wu wrote to the victim via the WeChat group for students in Berklee College of Music that “Post more, I will chop your bastard hands off.” ​ He also claimed that he had reported the victim and her family in China to the Chinese government so they would be punished for anti-CCP activities. Moreover, Wu published the victim’s address and email, calling for harassment and retaliation from others.
    ​ Additionally, it shows that Wu asked his mom in China for suggestions about reporting the victim to the government. Based on the information revealed, his parents are both CCP members and officials in the Tax Bureau in Beijing.

    ​ 50 Lawmakers Demand AG Garland Explain Illegal CCP-Linked Marijuana Farms​ [“Capitalism with Chinese characteristics”?]
    ​ “Chinese nationals—including those with potential ties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)—are reportedly operating thousands of illicit marijuana farms across the country,” they wrote. “The thousands of illicit Chinese marijuana growing operations pose a direct threat to public safety, human rights, national security, and the addiction crisis gripping our nation.”
    ​ According to the lawmakers, Chinese grow operations have been identified in California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Washington.
    ​ “In some cases, the grow operators were also engaged in human trafficking, forced labor, drug trafficking, and violent crime,” the letter continues. “These farms are most commonly in states with legal marijuana programs where illicit growers try to disguise their operations in communities where law-abiding Americans live and work.”
    ​ The letter cites a 2023 DHS memo which said that 270 suspected China-linked illegal grow operations in Maine alone were generating more than $4.3 billion in revenue.

    John Day

    ​I watched the whole video carefully, pausing to check some assertions as they were presented. The US clearly has Deep Underground Military Bases, but how many, and where, past the few we know of. Trillions of $US have gone missing over the decades from the Pentagon budget alone, as Donald Rumsfeld mentioned 9/10/2001, just before the Office of Naval Intelligence at the Pentagon got blown up exactly where the spending was being investigated.
    I found the assertion of laser-boring a 28 foot diameter in the rock for 7 miles per day to be well beyond anything I could imagine as possible. There are no lasers that big and powerful, and where would the lava go? Other points stretch my credulity. Was this speaking tour allowed to discredit a movement by the assertion of refutable claims?
    ​ Josh Mittledorf, Underground Military Technologies (last) Testimony of an insider​ Phil Schneider was a man who claimed to have engineered underground military bases in the 1990s all over America, using technology not available to civilians and possibly sourced from alien spacecraft. He says there were at that time 131 city-sized bases linked by a high-speed mag-lev rail network. He reported hundreds of thousands of people involved, at a cost of hundreds of billions each year. This video was made before Dick Cheney announced in 2001 that there was $2.3 trillion unaccounted for in DoD spending — a number which had increased to $21 trillion according to Mark Skidmore and Catherine Austin Fitts.

    ​ Ike and the Alien Ambassadors​ , Washington Post , February 19, 2004 ​ [Thanks Josh.]
    ​ On Feb. 20, 1954 — President Dwight Eisenhower interrupted his vacation in Palm Springs, Calif., to make a secret nocturnal trip to a nearby Air Force base to meet two extraterrestrial aliens. Or maybe not. Maybe Ike just went to the dentist. There’s some dispute about this…
    ..Just to make things more intriguing: On the night in question, the Associated Press reported this: “Pres. Eisenhower died tonight of a heart attack in Palm Springs.”…
    ..Some facts are beyond dispute: Eisenhower was on a golf vacation in Palm Springs on Feb. 20, 1954. After dinner that night, he made an unscheduled departure from the Smoking Tree Ranch, where he was staying. The next morning, he attended a church service in Los Angeles. Also that morning, his spokesman announced to the press that Ike had visited a dentist the previous night because he’d chipped a tooth while eating a chicken wing at dinner.
    Salla, who has a PhD in government from the University of Queensland in his native Australia, doesn’t believe it. He figures the dentist trip is just a cover story. He believes Ike went to Edwards Air Force Base, where he met with two ETs with white hair, pale blue eyes and colorless lips.
    These aliens — nicknamed “Nordics” in UFO circles because they resemble Scandinavian humans — traveled to Edwards from another solar system in a flying saucer and, Salla says, they spoke to Eisenhower.
    “There was telepathic communication,” says Salla, 45, as he sits in his suburban Falls Church living room. “It’s as though you’re hearing a person but they’re not speaking.”
    ​ The “Nordics” offered to share their superior technology and their spiritual wisdom with Ike if he would agree to eliminate America’s nuclear weapons.​ “They were afraid we might blow up some of our nuclear technology,” Salla says, “and apparently that does something to time and space and it impacts on extraterrestrial races on other planets.”​ [This may be misstated as a distant effect. I have heard that it is a more local effect on nearby, but unseen aliens.]
    ​ Ike declined the ETs’ offer, Salla says, because he did not want to give up the nukes.
    ​ Sometime later in 1954, Ike reached a deal with another race of extraterrestrials, known as the “Greys” — allowing them to capture earthling cattle and humans for medical experiments, provided that they returned the humans safely home. Since then, Salla says, the “Greys” have kidnapped “millions” of humans.
    ​ Salla, author of “The Hero’s Journey Toward a Second American Century,” published his ET theories in his new book, “Exopolitics: Political Implications of the Extraterrestrial Presence” and in an article on his “Exopolitics” Web site (​..
    ..”The lack of a dental record from Purcell’s office,” Mixson wrote, “has helped fuel belief in this UFO encounter.”

    Spectacular Rumford, Maine UFO Photos , Thanks To Our Friends In Maine 2-5-24

    ​ Raytheon microwave weapon closer to killing kamikaze drones
    US defense contractor’s CHIMERA successfully tracks static and aerial targets, bringing microwave weapons closer to the drone warfare battlefield

    Raytheon microwave weapon closer to killing kamikaze drones

    John Day

    ​ Rep. Chris Smith: ‘Far Too Little Scrutiny’ Given to WHO Pandemic Treaty​ [There is so much more. This is a framework for transnational governance.​]
    ​ Of paramount importance is whether the Biden administration will submit the so-called “treaty” to the U.S. Senate “for its constitutionally-required advice and consent as a prerequisite for ratification,” Smith noted, warning that “an executive agreement bypassing Senate ratification would be an egregious mistake.”
    ​ The New Jersey representative further expressed his concern about some of the most grievous issues attached to the WHO’s agreement, including:
    The “billions of dollars U.S. taxpayers will be required to give pursuant to Article 20 of the Agreement in ‘annual monetary contributions … to the WHO Pandemic Agreement.”​ Article 6 calls for the “continued provision of … essential health services,” which, Smith noted, includes abortion on demand.​..
    ​..Smith also drew attention to Article 18 that seeks to “combat false, misleading, misinformation or disinformation.”
    ​ “Will there be any room for dissent on vaccines, therapeutics, virus transmission and the like—especially among scientists and health professionals—or will group think again crowd out other viewpoints?” the congressman asked. “We have reason for concern—past could be prologue.”
    ​ According to the UN News, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed concern to the executive board that “several outstanding issues” needed to be resolved within a short time in order to establish consensus on the “treaty.”

    ​ Dynamics of Serum-Neutralizing Antibody Responses in Vaccinees through Multiple Doses of the BNT162b2 Vaccine​ Translation: Useless, but help super-spreading.
    ​..Although strong neutralization responses were detected in two- and three-dose vaccine sera, these rapidly decayed to pre-immune levels by four and six months, respectively. While boosters enhanced serum IgG Ab reactivity and nAb responses against variant strains, all variants tested showed resistance to two- and three-dose immune sera. Our data reflect the poor durability of vaccine-induced nAb responses which are a strong predictor of protection from symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection. The induction of IgG4-switched humoral responses may permit extended viral persistence via the downregulation of Fc-mediated effector functions.

    ​ EPA Seeks to Discredit Testimony of Expert Witness Who Says Studies Prove Fluoride Is a Neurotoxin
    ​ The third day of the landmark fluoride trial included tense exchanges between scientists and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as the agency sought to discredit statements made by a key witness for the plaintiffs and the plaintiffs called one of the EPA’s own experts to testify.

    EPA Seeks to Discredit Testimony of Expert Witness Who Says Studies Prove Fluoride Is a Neurotoxin


    SeaBirds said

    Here’s the link with video from Simplicius:

    Thanks for the link, the Year of the Family is something I can support wholeheartedly.


    Investigative Documentary on Ukrainian Arms Trafficking.

    From: Simplicius76

    Very thorough

    Ukronazi arms trafficking is phenomenal

    It was already in full swing before the current SMO started in 2022

    “I present to your attention a new investigation, work on which was carried out for almost 2 years. During this time, thousands of pages of secret documents were reviewed, including those found during my trips to Donbass, hundreds of reports were filmed, and dozens of interviews were conducted.

    One of the intermediate results of the investigation was the discovery of a scheme for smuggling Western weapons from Ukraine to the countries of the Middle East. That’s where I went to find out the details of this criminal scheme.

    Representatives of Syrian law enforcement agencies not only confirmed my guesses, but also showed some of the weapons seized from terrorist groups.

    I urge representatives of Russian and international public organizations, as well as American congressmen and European politicians, to check the serial numbers of weapons sent to Ukraine with those found among Islamic militants. They will match.

    Figmund Sreud

    From WSJ Vids ( … I’m not sure if this link will work)

    Why the U.S. Still Buys So Much Enriched Uranium From Russia



    Ponder these questions –

    How many Black Jews have you met? How many Black Jews do you know ?

    What do the Zionist Jewish State and the US Govt have in common ?
    They both torture other human beings and any/all proclaimed enemies. They will declare anyone at anytime a new enemy if you dissent or simply disagree.

    Both their torture programs are systemic from the top down to bottom up. Full indoctrination with total legal immunity.

    Who owns Pharma ? The CDC and WHO ?

    Who owns the Federal Reserve private bank ? (not the Fed govt)

    Who owns the Associated Press ?

    Who owns the US Govt ? (not the people or its citizens)

    MLK- Who “is the greatest purveyor of violence” on the planet ?

    Is Chuck Schumer Jewish ?

    Are Jews a Religion. a Race, or a Nation ?

    Can you think of ONE other self described “chosen ones” on the planet that ‘identify’ as a religion, race and nation simultaneously ? While also claiming to be the worlds most traumatized victims ? While they openly commit murderous torturing Genocide and the world watches drooling in apathy ?

    Deny and negate all you want- but that does not change reality one bit- it just confirms mental illness.

    Think of your mental and emotional state as your “Mind immune system”

    Is your mind healthy? Or have you too been indoctrinated into their mental illness cult ?


    The Picture Shows One Man And One Zionist

    Murderous Zionists and USG –

    John Day

    Attrition War, How Israel is Losing on the Economic Front, John Helmer


    D Benton Smith

    I may have apologized too soon. Sure would hate to find out that I was right all along, right after recanting my dire predictions.. Tucker Carlson’s interview of Putin has not yet been released. The real one may be as much as an hour long, NOT soft-ball or lackluster, and probably aired towards the end of Friday, Feb 9.

    Might as well wait to apologize until AFTER I’m wrong, so I hereby recant my earlier recantation and am going back to my original predictions that the interview will be a world changing event, diplomatically conveying the factual defeat of the Western Empire and basically laying out the new ground rules for the next century or so. Fingers crossed.


    D Benton Smith said

    the interview will be a world changing event

    Sort of Tucker Carlton’s “Jesus rising from the dead” moment? Do we all get to live happily ever after?

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