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The Pink Revolution of 2017, better known as Russiagate, is now more or less a fait accompli. Whether the corporatist ruling classes and their servants in Congress formally impeach him or force him to resign in disgrace, Donald J. Trump is being regime-changed, or at the very least effectively neutralized until he can be replaced with a grown-up, i.e., someone who will serve their interests without getting the masses all riled up about “taking the government back from the elites,” putting “America first,” and, well, just generally making an ass of himself.

At this point, not even a war will save him. Even if he could somehow manage to convince the boys in the Pentagon to back an invasion of Iran, or Syria, or wherever, the corporate-owned press would crucify him, and you can’t arbitrarily invade other countries without the support of the corporate media. No, the simple fact is, the Corporatocracy has decided to make an example of Trump, to remind folks who is really running things, and what happens when you attempt to defy them, and there’s nothing Trump can do about it, other than rant and rave on Twitter.

The United States of America being a profoundly authoritarian society (whose citizens have been conditioned from childhood to follow orders, go through channels, submit to a host of humiliating rituals devised by an ever-expanding range of government and private “security services,” and to worship leaders, police, soldiers, and, basically, anyone wearing a uniform, or a Giorgio Armani business suit), this ruling class soft coup is cause for celebration. Good Americans up and down both coasts are already dusting off their vuvuzelas. It isn’t quite time to use them yet, but they want to be ready for the moment Trump waddles across the lawn of the White House, boards Marine One for the final time, and is flown away to exile in Florida, or to Leavenworth to be hanged for treason. At which point they, these Good Americans, will pour en masse onto Lafayette Square, hooting, hollering, and waving flags, as they did when Obama sent Seal Team Six to roust the former CIA asset, Osama bin Laden, out of bed, shoot him several times in the face, and then dump his body in the Indian Ocean, or whatever it was that actually happened.

Good Americans, as a general rule, are not overly concerned with what actually happened. Or what is actually happening now. Or at least they’re not too concerned with the details. History, politics, economics, not to mention the inner workings of the media, are complicated subjects best left to experts. Good Americans trust such experts (not implicitly, they’re not dupes, after all) to explain what happened, or what is happening, to them. They have no choice but to trust these experts, and government officials, and the mainstream media, and the general consensus among the members of their privileged socioeconomic circles, as they do not have the time or the energy to go digging through reams of declassified documents, or to check the facts of the stories that appear in The New York Times or The Washington Post, or on their National Public Radio affiliate, or to read a book about history or politics, or the dissemination of propaganda, written by someone who isn’t parroting the official narrative of the ruling classes. What with all the demands of work, family, Facebook, Twitter, yoga, shopping, keeping up-to-date with the latest dining trends, not to mention the new season of House of Cards, there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to scrutinize everything their leaders are doing, or the “information” the media is feeding them.

This does not make these Good Americans accomplices to any alleged atrocities perpetrated by their elected government. The United States isn’t Nazi Germany. OK, sure, we wiped out the Native Americans (and sadistically named some of our sports teams after them), but that was hundreds of years ago. The same goes for slavery … ancient history. And, alright, so the United States, and the indigenous death squads we have trained and funded, have murdered millions of men, women, and children in places like Indochina, Indonesia, Central America, South America, and the Middle East, and we’ve bombed and invaded a long list of countries that posed no threat to us whatsoever purely to advance the interests of the corporations that own the government, and their ongoing quest for global hegemony … still, it’s not like Nazi Germany, where people went blithely on with their lives, pretending they had no idea what was happening.

No, these Good Americans, who at the moment are shrieking for Donald Trump’s head on a pike because the CIA and the corporate-owned media told them he’s a Russian operative, or that the Russians somehow “hacked” the election, are not at all like the Germans back then. Parroting the mindless propaganda pumped out by a global network of corporate media that Joseph Goebbels would have given Hitler’s other nut to control, and otherwise collaborating with the intelligence agencies, financial elites, and other deep state players intent on making an example of Trump, is … OK, admittedly, pretty pathetic, but it’s not like looking the other way while your government methodically kills the Jews. On top of which, Trump really is a bad guy, and Good Americans traditionally support, or at least don’t raise a major fuss about, the summary removal of government leaders the mainstream media tells them are bad guys.

Coincidentally, a lot of these bad guys, in addition to being hideously evil, have been, circa the time of their removal, interfering with the vital interests of the corporations that own our government. Bashar al-Assad, Muammar Gaddafi, and Saddam Hussein are the most recent examples, but we’ve been doing this since the late 1940s. A partial list of CIA ops, including assassinations, torture, election rigging, coups, and so on, stretching back to the post-WWII period, when we re-installed fascists in Greece and Italy and smuggled Nazis like Reinhard Gehlen, Klaus Barbie (a/k/a “the Butcher of Lyon”), and Eichmann’s good buddy, Otto von Bolschwing to America to help us defeat “the Communists,” is available for perusal online, and in any number of books and articles. It’s not like this stuff is secret or anything.

But whatever … no government is perfect, right? And Good Americans are grown-ups, after all. So they understand that all that crap about democracy is important to teach the children, and to put on the masthead of your newspaper, or whatever, but the real world doesn’t work like that. In the real world, where the Good Americans live, safely insulated from the abject poverty they are not in any way responsible for, sometimes you have to hire a few Nazis, or support a couple of fascist regimes, or sell a few buttloads of arms to the Saudis, despite the fact that they’re a brutal theocracy and the primary sponsors of the Terrorism we claim to be bombing the Middle East to stop, or bankrupt a few hundred thousand Americans to bail out your pals at the Wall Street banks that bled them dry with their Ponzi scheme, or support an Apartheid state like Israel, or sell Americans some convoluted corporate-friendly healthcare plan as if it were somehow completely impossible to provide a universal healthcare system like every other developed country, or lead the world in mass incarceration, primarily of the lower classes, who are already mass incarcerated in ghettos patrolled by militarized police, which of course bears no resemblance at all to the ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe, and is regrettably just a permanent feature of the grown-up reality the Good Americans are utterly powerless to ever change.

Alright, I know you’re probably thinking that sounds a lot like the rationalizations the Good Germans used to excuse themselves for not resisting the horrors of the Nazis, but it isn’t the same kind of thing at all. The Good Americans are resisting … they’re resisting Trump, who, after all, is the one responsible for all that stuff, all those wars of aggression, the CIA coups, the torture, the death squads, the ghettos, et cetera … our entire seventy-two-year history as Enforcer of global Capitalist empire and all the incalculable human suffering and irreparable damage to the planet it has caused … all that is somehow the doing of Trump and his puppet-master, Vladimir Putin. Or at least it’s not Obama’s fault, or the fault of any of his Democrat predecessors, those champions of the poor and downtrodden who never need to be resisted.

So please join the Good Americans this weekend as they do their part to help the corporatist establishment make an example of this monster (whose evil outstrips that of Hitler, and Pol Pot, and Stalin, and, well, pick your monster) and discourage any future billionaire ass hats from screwing with their simulation of democracy. They’ll be staging huge rallies all around the country to whip up support for the Pink Revolution, and possibly even all-out Blitzkrieg against our bestial Slavic enemies before they “influence” another election, or hack another rural power grid. They’re calling it the “March for Truth.” It’s a totally grassroots volunteer effort that has absolutely nothing to do with David Brock, Peter Daou, or Shareblue, or the Democratic Party, or any of its neoliberal backers. This one probably won’t quite match the Nuremberg rallies for flat-out hysteria, but give the ruling classes some time … “Resistance Summer” is just getting started.

C. J. Hopkins is an award-winning American playwright, novelist and satirist based in Berlin. His plays are published by Bloomsbury Publishing (UK) and Broadway Play Publishing (USA). His debut novel, ZONE 23, is published by Snoggsworthy, Swaine & Cormorant. He can reached at cjhopkins.com or consentfactory.org.

(Republished from Counterpunch by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Oh dear. But at least the few remaining deplorables are still allowed to rant in obscure online magazines. That’s something, eh?

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    • Replies: @HogHappenin
    That's "Freedom" and "Democracy". As Dubya would've said:

    Freedom isn't Free. Or rather what he actually said:

    "Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended"!!
    , @uslabor
    Online ranting is like voting:

    If it changed anything it would be illegal.

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  2. ” The United States of America being a profoundly authoritarian society (whose citizens have been conditioned from childhood to follow orders, ”

    This reminds me of what already in the seventies the controller of a company in the Netherlands, USA owned, said to me ‘these Americans, worse than the Germans, Befehl ist Befehl’.

    A Dutch officer, also now long ago, told me that at NATO excercises the Dutch military scored low on anything, especially procedure, but, if something had to be done, for example throwing a bridge over a river, especially the USA military were flabbergasted, almost without orders, in what seemed confusion, the Dutch bridge was the first to be ready.

    The Nuremberg rallies, if Wilson at Versailles had really been sincere to his Eighteen Points, these rallies would never have happened.

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    • Replies: @Quartermaster
    Wilson was sincere, but he was just one among a number of allies. The others rejected them.

    I've never heard such things from US military sources about the Dutch military. The Germans were the people that consistently scored highest on almost everything. The Dutch were too busy adhering to union work rules.

    , @Rurik

    Wilson at Versailles had really been sincere to his Eighteen Points, these rallies would never have happened.
     
    very true

    Germany was betrayed and starved into slavery

    occasionally I'll talk to a 'good American' about such things. These 'good Americans' were never so good as when they were liberating concentration camps and killing Germans, especially after the war was over, then 'good Americans', [exemplified by Ike himself], really got busy killing German boys in death camps... and women and girls and old men by exposure - other horrors. (the young men were all dead by then)

    but they tell me... these 'good Americans', that the German people had it coming, because they countenanced what Hitler had done. "Waging aggressive war", and all that.

    the irony never seems to touch their 'good American' sensibilities.

    that said, some of the biggest victims of the 'good Americans' in DC and the media, are the struggling, working class people of America- that not only have to suffer the financial ravages of a fecal government that spends trillion$ on slaughtering Israel's enemies, when they're not taxing the working class to lavish lucre on Goldman Sach$, but then also get blamed for the moral outrages that this criminal feral government perpetrates all over the planet.

    I for one, have considered the fecal government and msm to be the biggest enemy of the American people that I know of. That they're also an enemy of much of the rest of the world (everyone but Israel) does not make them the friend of the typical American on the street- who they use as cannon fodder or a source of more lucre for their Wall Street buddies and the MIC.

    nice sense of irony pervades this article

    I love the wry

    , @Agent76
    You are all over it Jilles Dykstra.

    Feb 17, 2012 The American Way? Our Connection To Nazi Germany

    Don't let the title fool you. This video is actually about how government-run schooling contributed to the rise of socialism, imperialism and eventually fascism in Germany between the 1890s and 1940s.

    https://youtu.be/okPnDZ1Txlo
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  3. Article gave a great laugh — pity though none of it’s funny.

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  4. JustJeff says:

    Weird. I could’ve sworn Trump won because American’s trust in experts is at an all-time low.

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    But the Americans have no say whether to impeach Donald Trump or not, the experts are calling the shots.
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  5. The problem is that the Nazis got all the good media attention … probably the cool looking uniforms. The ugly truth is that the Nazis were pikers in mass murder alongside the true masters of the art, the Soviets and the Chi-coms, whom the Folks running the media and the deep state in the good old Land of the Free TM pattern themselves upon, what with all their indoctrination of the people, and especially their children … it’s always for the good of the children … and other forms of coercion and repression. The Sovs and Chi-com machines were way better at repressing masses of people, while the Nazis were comparative libertarians who let their individual commanders and field troops get away with too many relatively small gangster atrocities, which took away from the main thrust of the machine; kind of like chrome on a Chevy, you don’t need it so much as you need the motor. Stalin and Mao got that, which is why their societies were so drab, and therefore why the artsy types in our media probably paid their faux pas little mind. Because they got it right with the children.

    The funny thing is that while the mass of Good Americans, as he calls them, have learned to Virtue Signal (as Rush Limbaugh says, liberalism is the most gutless choice one can make) and have almost elevated it to an art form, it is more interesting to see a large number of people who have learned to Freedom Signal; that is, to make all the noises about freedom and liberty, but to then slink into the man-cave (they are mostly men, don’t you know) and watch sports on the boob tube and to never actually take to the streets to promote the actual cause of freedom and liberty. Can one blame them, when the MSM have given them a steady stream of people who have actually attempted to make a stand and were promptly made examples of?

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    The Sovs and Chi-com machines were way better at repressing masses of people [than the Nazis]...
     
    True, and one could also put the Brits in there with the Bolshevik and other Wall Street funded mass murdering machines.

    The Nazis, like the Japanese, could see the effects of Brit, French, Spanish and American colonialism and essentially made desperate attempts to avoid becoming slave states themselves.

    Tragically, the money masters beat them.
    , @DanCT
    I agree, Alarmist, and would add that my guess is that the only reason freedom of speech is still allowed on the Internet is to vaporize patriotic opposition in cyberspace and keep patriots at the keyboard and off the streets. The Internet also serves nicely to obscure natural, manly leaders among us, as patriotic men spin their wheels reflecting on the mindless twaddle of authors whose photos reveal them to be Woody Allen types who'll be hiding in their mothers' basements at the first sign of trouble.
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  6. @Mao Cheng Ji
    Oh dear. But at least the few remaining deplorables are still allowed to rant in obscure online magazines. That's something, eh?

    That’s “Freedom” and “Democracy”. As Dubya would’ve said:

    Freedom isn’t Free. Or rather what he actually said:

    “Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended”!!

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  7. Excellent article. Ignorance is not an excuse. Those good Americans are direct beneficiaries of all the things done by their elites albeit of course not big one. Without current state of affairs in the world American standards of living would be a fraction of what they are. America is an ultimate parasite. Without the whole financial system geared toward syphoning resources from around the world towards USA a lot things would be impossible for good Americans including food stamps. One of the reasons Russia is hated is that so much resources are unavailable for plunder.

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  8. Renoman says:

    Oh the truth is so bitter!

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  9. This jeremiad nails the present splendidly. It is tempting and very human to rail at the discovery of “pure evil” lurking in other humans. The discovery of the merely banal doesn’t seem to have enough sizzle for us. To project absolute and intransigent loathing on a person or group seems a better fit somehow. Try https://robertmagill.wordpress.com/2016/08/18/evil-or-banal/

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  10. Thanks for supporting the God-Emperor in his fight against the Bad Guys. I do, however, have two criticisms to make:

    1. “OK, sure, we wiped out the Native Americans (and sadistically named some of our sports teams after them),…”

    You should tell this to a Native American, if you can find one in Berlin. Or, you can come to America and have a good look around. But you obviously haven’t read Steve Sailer’s excellent article, “Geronimo”, in which he makes it very clear that sports teams are named after Indians (I still use this politically incorrect term; so sorry) in emulation of their legendary courage and spirit. It wasn’t motivated by “sadism” at all. It seems to me that you are channeling the Spirit of Evergreen State here, that is, leftoid hivemind poopytalk.

    2. “Alright” is not an English word. It is a barbarism used by the illiterati who don’t know that “all right” is two words. “Good Americans” are too busy watching TeeVee to read much, and so their mastery of orthography and grammar has fallen off the cultural cliff. You are falling with them.

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    • Replies: @The Alarmist
    You are stylistically and technically right about 'alright,' but the true measure of a word is if Suzy Dent would allow it on Countdown, though I am usually too busy watching math-whiz Rachel Riley.
    , @voicum
    you are hilarious and you did not understand this piece at all.
    , @uslabor
    I disagree with your first point. Indian art, art about Indians, and Indian sport team names only became popular after the Native Americans were subjugated, and ruined as a culture.

    When European Americans were actively killing Native Americans there wasn't anybody, or very few, emulating their legendary courage and spirit. The only good Indian was a dead Indian.

    Alright?
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  11. …but we’ve been doing this since the late 1940s.

    Yes, “we” have, but it’s been going on at least since 1898 when the US invaded the Philippines and double crossed the Filipino freedom fighters, or even back to when the Eastern Squadron of the US Navy began nosing around in Japan even before Perry and his Black Ships extorted concessions and other forms of special treatment from the Japanese leadership who just wanted to be left unmolested.

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  12. “or lead the world in mass incarceration, primarily of the lower classes, who are already mass incarcerated in ghettos patrolled by militarized police”

    It was a good story up until that sentence. The author obviously has never ventured into those areas after dark.

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  13. @The Alarmist
    The problem is that the Nazis got all the good media attention ... probably the cool looking uniforms. The ugly truth is that the Nazis were pikers in mass murder alongside the true masters of the art, the Soviets and the Chi-coms, whom the Folks running the media and the deep state in the good old Land of the Free TM pattern themselves upon, what with all their indoctrination of the people, and especially their children ... it's always for the good of the children ... and other forms of coercion and repression. The Sovs and Chi-com machines were way better at repressing masses of people, while the Nazis were comparative libertarians who let their individual commanders and field troops get away with too many relatively small gangster atrocities, which took away from the main thrust of the machine; kind of like chrome on a Chevy, you don't need it so much as you need the motor. Stalin and Mao got that, which is why their societies were so drab, and therefore why the artsy types in our media probably paid their faux pas little mind. Because they got it right with the children.

    The funny thing is that while the mass of Good Americans, as he calls them, have learned to Virtue Signal (as Rush Limbaugh says, liberalism is the most gutless choice one can make) and have almost elevated it to an art form, it is more interesting to see a large number of people who have learned to Freedom Signal; that is, to make all the noises about freedom and liberty, but to then slink into the man-cave (they are mostly men, don't you know) and watch sports on the boob tube and to never actually take to the streets to promote the actual cause of freedom and liberty. Can one blame them, when the MSM have given them a steady stream of people who have actually attempted to make a stand and were promptly made examples of?

    The Sovs and Chi-com machines were way better at repressing masses of people [than the Nazis]…

    True, and one could also put the Brits in there with the Bolshevik and other Wall Street funded mass murdering machines.

    The Nazis, like the Japanese, could see the effects of Brit, French, Spanish and American colonialism and essentially made desperate attempts to avoid becoming slave states themselves.

    Tragically, the money masters beat them.

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  14. I enjoyed the article but I think it is a bit overblown. Trump isn’t going to be impeached and he will continue to dismantle the legacy of Obama, Bush, and the rest. True, the liberal morons and the stupid mass that tends to believe the sewage that flows from our TV’s may hyperventilate but the simple fact is that most Americans have figured out that the Russia nonsense is just that, drivel invented by the corporate media and the Democrats. The truth is, most Americans don’t give a damn about any of this noise. The Democrats and their so-called “Progressive” friends (Progressing towards what? Stalinism?) have made fools of themselves. Fortunately for all of us, Hillary Clinton has just now proved beyond any doubt we made the right choice last November with her self-serving gibberish about the reason for her loss. Remain calm. All is well. If the liberal static gives you a headache, take an Advil.

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    • Replies: @DaveE
    Well put. And this house Russia "investigation" is going nowhere, too, while the clowns soil their panties in public.

    Trump is winning, although he's undoubtedly finding it harder than he figured.

    He went to the ME to make a deal with the Saudis to get the Israelis off his back and what happened? He comes home to an even bigger takedown operation than when he left.

    Trump won't put up with this forever, despite his "Israeli" background.
    , @anon
    That's pretty much what I've thought. Every time I hear the words "Russia" and "hacking" within two sentences of each other on tv, I know millions of people are rolling their eyes and even the announcers don't sound like they believe it would like to move on to other pastures.
    , @MBlanc46
    We're not seeing much dismantling thus far.
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  15. @jilles dykstra
    " The United States of America being a profoundly authoritarian society (whose citizens have been conditioned from childhood to follow orders, "

    This reminds me of what already in the seventies the controller of a company in the Netherlands, USA owned, said to me 'these Americans, worse than the Germans, Befehl ist Befehl'.

    A Dutch officer, also now long ago, told me that at NATO excercises the Dutch military scored low on anything, especially procedure, but, if something had to be done, for example throwing a bridge over a river, especially the USA military were flabbergasted, almost without orders, in what seemed confusion, the Dutch bridge was the first to be ready.

    The Nuremberg rallies, if Wilson at Versailles had really been sincere to his Eighteen Points, these rallies would never have happened.

    Wilson was sincere, but he was just one among a number of allies. The others rejected them.

    I’ve never heard such things from US military sources about the Dutch military. The Germans were the people that consistently scored highest on almost everything. The Dutch were too busy adhering to union work rules.

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  16. Joe Wong says:
    @JustJeff
    Weird. I could've sworn Trump won because American's trust in experts is at an all-time low.

    But the Americans have no say whether to impeach Donald Trump or not, the experts are calling the shots.

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  17. Rurik says:
    @jilles dykstra
    " The United States of America being a profoundly authoritarian society (whose citizens have been conditioned from childhood to follow orders, "

    This reminds me of what already in the seventies the controller of a company in the Netherlands, USA owned, said to me 'these Americans, worse than the Germans, Befehl ist Befehl'.

    A Dutch officer, also now long ago, told me that at NATO excercises the Dutch military scored low on anything, especially procedure, but, if something had to be done, for example throwing a bridge over a river, especially the USA military were flabbergasted, almost without orders, in what seemed confusion, the Dutch bridge was the first to be ready.

    The Nuremberg rallies, if Wilson at Versailles had really been sincere to his Eighteen Points, these rallies would never have happened.

    Wilson at Versailles had really been sincere to his Eighteen Points, these rallies would never have happened.

    very true

    Germany was betrayed and starved into slavery

    occasionally I’ll talk to a ‘good American’ about such things. These ‘good Americans’ were never so good as when they were liberating concentration camps and killing Germans, especially after the war was over, then ‘good Americans’, [exemplified by Ike himself], really got busy killing German boys in death camps… and women and girls and old men by exposure – other horrors. (the young men were all dead by then)

    but they tell me… these ‘good Americans’, that the German people had it coming, because they countenanced what Hitler had done. “Waging aggressive war”, and all that.

    the irony never seems to touch their ‘good American’ sensibilities.

    that said, some of the biggest victims of the ‘good Americans’ in DC and the media, are the struggling, working class people of America- that not only have to suffer the financial ravages of a fecal government that spends trillion$ on slaughtering Israel’s enemies, when they’re not taxing the working class to lavish lucre on Goldman Sach$, but then also get blamed for the moral outrages that this criminal feral government perpetrates all over the planet.

    I for one, have considered the fecal government and msm to be the biggest enemy of the American people that I know of. That they’re also an enemy of much of the rest of the world (everyone but Israel) does not make them the friend of the typical American on the street- who they use as cannon fodder or a source of more lucre for their Wall Street buddies and the MIC.

    nice sense of irony pervades this article

    I love the wry

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    • Replies: @Stonehands
    Jew finance capitalism doesn't work without endless war.

    Heaven forbid white people have their own ethno-centric State, ala Hitler's economic miracle.

    Any hint of ethno- nationalism is ruthlessly attacked by the globohomo's.

    We must dig in and be prepared to fight.

    Eff all these parasites.
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  18. Who bitch this is?

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  19. @Eustace Tilley (not)
    Thanks for supporting the God-Emperor in his fight against the Bad Guys. I do, however, have two criticisms to make:

    1. "OK, sure, we wiped out the Native Americans (and sadistically named some of our sports teams after them),..."

    You should tell this to a Native American, if you can find one in Berlin. Or, you can come to America and have a good look around. But you obviously haven't read Steve Sailer's excellent article, "Geronimo", in which he makes it very clear that sports teams are named after Indians (I still use this politically incorrect term; so sorry) in emulation of their legendary courage and spirit. It wasn't motivated by "sadism" at all. It seems to me that you are channeling the Spirit of Evergreen State here, that is, leftoid hivemind poopytalk.

    2. "Alright" is not an English word. It is a barbarism used by the illiterati who don't know that "all right" is two words. "Good Americans" are too busy watching TeeVee to read much, and so their mastery of orthography and grammar has fallen off the cultural cliff. You are falling with them.

    You are stylistically and technically right about ‘alright,’ but the true measure of a word is if Suzy Dent would allow it on Countdown, though I am usually too busy watching math-whiz Rachel Riley.

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  20. DanCT says:
    @The Alarmist
    The problem is that the Nazis got all the good media attention ... probably the cool looking uniforms. The ugly truth is that the Nazis were pikers in mass murder alongside the true masters of the art, the Soviets and the Chi-coms, whom the Folks running the media and the deep state in the good old Land of the Free TM pattern themselves upon, what with all their indoctrination of the people, and especially their children ... it's always for the good of the children ... and other forms of coercion and repression. The Sovs and Chi-com machines were way better at repressing masses of people, while the Nazis were comparative libertarians who let their individual commanders and field troops get away with too many relatively small gangster atrocities, which took away from the main thrust of the machine; kind of like chrome on a Chevy, you don't need it so much as you need the motor. Stalin and Mao got that, which is why their societies were so drab, and therefore why the artsy types in our media probably paid their faux pas little mind. Because they got it right with the children.

    The funny thing is that while the mass of Good Americans, as he calls them, have learned to Virtue Signal (as Rush Limbaugh says, liberalism is the most gutless choice one can make) and have almost elevated it to an art form, it is more interesting to see a large number of people who have learned to Freedom Signal; that is, to make all the noises about freedom and liberty, but to then slink into the man-cave (they are mostly men, don't you know) and watch sports on the boob tube and to never actually take to the streets to promote the actual cause of freedom and liberty. Can one blame them, when the MSM have given them a steady stream of people who have actually attempted to make a stand and were promptly made examples of?

    I agree, Alarmist, and would add that my guess is that the only reason freedom of speech is still allowed on the Internet is to vaporize patriotic opposition in cyberspace and keep patriots at the keyboard and off the streets. The Internet also serves nicely to obscure natural, manly leaders among us, as patriotic men spin their wheels reflecting on the mindless twaddle of authors whose photos reveal them to be Woody Allen types who’ll be hiding in their mothers’ basements at the first sign of trouble.

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  21. Agent76 says:

    “U.S. Government propaganda tries to give the impression that aerial bombardment achieves near-surgical accuracy, so that military targets can be destroyed with minimal effect on civilians. Technical documents give a different picture.” Noam Chomsky

    February 23, 2015 America Has Been At War 93% of the Time – 222 Out of 239 Years – Since 1776 The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth

    Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year timeline of America’s wars, which reveals something quite interesting: since the United States was founded in 1776, she has been at war during 214 out of her 235 calendar years of existence.

    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article41086.htm

    US Imperialism 1800-1900

    The second part of the Timeline of United States military operations. The dates show the year in which the US dispatched troops.

    US Imperialism 1900-2010

    Timeline of United States military operations; dates show the year in which the US dispatched troops.

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    bunk. JW
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  22. nickels says:

    Be careful out there!! Trump is sure to have a cadre of snipers shooting at you. Probably take out a few police too, just to keep things spicey!

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    more bunk. healthy countries go to war occasionally. more bunk.

    Joe Webb
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  23. Agent76 says:
    @jilles dykstra
    " The United States of America being a profoundly authoritarian society (whose citizens have been conditioned from childhood to follow orders, "

    This reminds me of what already in the seventies the controller of a company in the Netherlands, USA owned, said to me 'these Americans, worse than the Germans, Befehl ist Befehl'.

    A Dutch officer, also now long ago, told me that at NATO excercises the Dutch military scored low on anything, especially procedure, but, if something had to be done, for example throwing a bridge over a river, especially the USA military were flabbergasted, almost without orders, in what seemed confusion, the Dutch bridge was the first to be ready.

    The Nuremberg rallies, if Wilson at Versailles had really been sincere to his Eighteen Points, these rallies would never have happened.

    You are all over it Jilles Dykstra.

    Feb 17, 2012 The American Way? Our Connection To Nazi Germany

    Don’t let the title fool you. This video is actually about how government-run schooling contributed to the rise of socialism, imperialism and eventually fascism in Germany between the 1890s and 1940s.

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  24. joe webb says:
    @Agent76
    "U.S. Government propaganda tries to give the impression that aerial bombardment achieves near-surgical accuracy, so that military targets can be destroyed with minimal effect on civilians. Technical documents give a different picture." Noam Chomsky

    February 23, 2015 America Has Been At War 93% of the Time – 222 Out of 239 Years – Since 1776 The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth

    Below, I have reproduced a year-by-year timeline of America’s wars, which reveals something quite interesting: since the United States was founded in 1776, she has been at war during 214 out of her 235 calendar years of existence.

    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article41086.htm

    US Imperialism 1800-1900

    The second part of the Timeline of United States military operations. The dates show the year in which the US dispatched troops.

    https://youtu.be/ZTcU47XHH3M

    US Imperialism 1900-2010

    Timeline of United States military operations; dates show the year in which the US dispatched troops.

    https://youtu.be/Q51NFAkmE-g

    bunk. JW

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    "Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed." Joseph Stalin
    , @Agent76
    "Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot." Vladimir Lenin
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  25. joe webb says:
    @nickels
    Be careful out there!! Trump is sure to have a cadre of snipers shooting at you. Probably take out a few police too, just to keep things spicey!

    more bunk. healthy countries go to war occasionally. more bunk.

    Joe Webb

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    I'm talking about what is going to happen during the color revolution this summer:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSxMaU8oUeo
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  26. Agent76 says:
    @joe webb
    bunk. JW

    “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.” Joseph Stalin

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  27. Agent76 says:
    @joe webb
    bunk. JW

    “Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.” Vladimir Lenin

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  28. My trust is in books.
    The USA was anti German at least since 1914, anti German propagandists as Morgenthau.
    The USA in 1919 Versailles assisted at the birth of Hitler there.

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  29. voicum says:
    @Eustace Tilley (not)
    Thanks for supporting the God-Emperor in his fight against the Bad Guys. I do, however, have two criticisms to make:

    1. "OK, sure, we wiped out the Native Americans (and sadistically named some of our sports teams after them),..."

    You should tell this to a Native American, if you can find one in Berlin. Or, you can come to America and have a good look around. But you obviously haven't read Steve Sailer's excellent article, "Geronimo", in which he makes it very clear that sports teams are named after Indians (I still use this politically incorrect term; so sorry) in emulation of their legendary courage and spirit. It wasn't motivated by "sadism" at all. It seems to me that you are channeling the Spirit of Evergreen State here, that is, leftoid hivemind poopytalk.

    2. "Alright" is not an English word. It is a barbarism used by the illiterati who don't know that "all right" is two words. "Good Americans" are too busy watching TeeVee to read much, and so their mastery of orthography and grammar has fallen off the cultural cliff. You are falling with them.

    you are hilarious and you did not understand this piece at all.

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  30. Dr. X says:

    The United States of America being a profoundly authoritarian society (whose citizens have been conditioned from childhood to follow orders, go through channels, submit to a host of humiliating rituals devised by an ever-expanding range of government and private “security services,” and to worship leaders, police, soldiers, and, basically, anyone wearing a uniform…

    Bingo! We have a winner!

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  31. nickels says:
    @joe webb
    more bunk. healthy countries go to war occasionally. more bunk.

    Joe Webb

    I’m talking about what is going to happen during the color revolution this summer:

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  32. DaveE says:
    @Chris Bridges
    I enjoyed the article but I think it is a bit overblown. Trump isn't going to be impeached and he will continue to dismantle the legacy of Obama, Bush, and the rest. True, the liberal morons and the stupid mass that tends to believe the sewage that flows from our TV's may hyperventilate but the simple fact is that most Americans have figured out that the Russia nonsense is just that, drivel invented by the corporate media and the Democrats. The truth is, most Americans don't give a damn about any of this noise. The Democrats and their so-called "Progressive" friends (Progressing towards what? Stalinism?) have made fools of themselves. Fortunately for all of us, Hillary Clinton has just now proved beyond any doubt we made the right choice last November with her self-serving gibberish about the reason for her loss. Remain calm. All is well. If the liberal static gives you a headache, take an Advil.

    Well put. And this house Russia “investigation” is going nowhere, too, while the clowns soil their panties in public.

    Trump is winning, although he’s undoubtedly finding it harder than he figured.

    He went to the ME to make a deal with the Saudis to get the Israelis off his back and what happened? He comes home to an even bigger takedown operation than when he left.

    Trump won’t put up with this forever, despite his “Israeli” background.

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  33. Anon says: • Disclaimer

    http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/02/obama-a-hollow-man-filled-with-ruling-class-ideas/

    This is too funny. Anyone who didn’t see Obama as a phony from Day One is a self-deluded idiot.
    His whole life was one long jive-act of hoodwinking whitey to get goodies. The globalists knew this side of him and used him, and he used them.

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    so much potential,

    From the article. Where was this potential?
    , @Druid
    A part of this article should've been written pre- election. His presidency finally made me lose faith in politics and the presidency. We are run by global Zionists/war mongers who need endless war for financial gain and to keep the wool well over the masses' eyes!
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  34. MarkinLA says:
    @Anon
    http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/02/obama-a-hollow-man-filled-with-ruling-class-ideas/

    This is too funny. Anyone who didn't see Obama as a phony from Day One is a self-deluded idiot.
    His whole life was one long jive-act of hoodwinking whitey to get goodies. The globalists knew this side of him and used him, and he used them.

    so much potential,

    From the article. Where was this potential?

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  35. Anon says: • Disclaimer

    Don’t cry for me, Argentina.

    The state of current culture

    http://metro.co.uk/2017/06/02/naked-feminists-stage-screaming-protest-for-violence-against-women-6678932/

    Loonybin feminists protest against violence against women by going naked and screaming like monkeys.

    In the past, the problem was social repression. Today, the problem is excessive permissiveness in sexuality and lifestyles. If anything, the repression is to force decadence and degeneracy on normal sane people.

    Anyway, the degenerates and decadents who won the ‘culture war’ are still addicted to holy victim-hood and pretend that they are oppressed by patriarchs and the church.

    Most of the real violence against women come from blacks, Diversity, and trashy morons addicted to Junk Culture. But these feminists are mum about non-white thuggery and junk culture. They still believe they are oppressed by white ‘patriarchy’.

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    I wish I hadn't seen that. At least some of the the women of Femen look good with their clothes off.

    http://femen.org/
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  36. utu says:

    Another great essay by Mr. Hopkins. Thanks.

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  37. denk says:

    Why’s murkka in such a mess ?

    Cuz the good guys are writing op eds, the assholes are running the country.

    Why’s the world in such a mess ?

    Those assholes in Washington thought they’r elected to run the world.

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  38. @Rurik

    Wilson at Versailles had really been sincere to his Eighteen Points, these rallies would never have happened.
     
    very true

    Germany was betrayed and starved into slavery

    occasionally I'll talk to a 'good American' about such things. These 'good Americans' were never so good as when they were liberating concentration camps and killing Germans, especially after the war was over, then 'good Americans', [exemplified by Ike himself], really got busy killing German boys in death camps... and women and girls and old men by exposure - other horrors. (the young men were all dead by then)

    but they tell me... these 'good Americans', that the German people had it coming, because they countenanced what Hitler had done. "Waging aggressive war", and all that.

    the irony never seems to touch their 'good American' sensibilities.

    that said, some of the biggest victims of the 'good Americans' in DC and the media, are the struggling, working class people of America- that not only have to suffer the financial ravages of a fecal government that spends trillion$ on slaughtering Israel's enemies, when they're not taxing the working class to lavish lucre on Goldman Sach$, but then also get blamed for the moral outrages that this criminal feral government perpetrates all over the planet.

    I for one, have considered the fecal government and msm to be the biggest enemy of the American people that I know of. That they're also an enemy of much of the rest of the world (everyone but Israel) does not make them the friend of the typical American on the street- who they use as cannon fodder or a source of more lucre for their Wall Street buddies and the MIC.

    nice sense of irony pervades this article

    I love the wry

    Jew finance capitalism doesn’t work without endless war.

    Heaven forbid white people have their own ethno-centric State, ala Hitler’s economic miracle.

    Any hint of ethno- nationalism is ruthlessly attacked by the globohomo’s.

    We must dig in and be prepared to fight.

    Eff all these parasites.

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    Are you for real or are you showing that you ate not as thick as you seem but you can troll with the best of them?
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  39. MarkinLA says:
    @Anon
    Don't cry for me, Argentina.

    The state of current culture

    http://metro.co.uk/2017/06/02/naked-feminists-stage-screaming-protest-for-violence-against-women-6678932/

    Loonybin feminists protest against violence against women by going naked and screaming like monkeys.

    In the past, the problem was social repression. Today, the problem is excessive permissiveness in sexuality and lifestyles. If anything, the repression is to force decadence and degeneracy on normal sane people.

    Anyway, the degenerates and decadents who won the 'culture war' are still addicted to holy victim-hood and pretend that they are oppressed by patriarchs and the church.

    Most of the real violence against women come from blacks, Diversity, and trashy morons addicted to Junk Culture. But these feminists are mum about non-white thuggery and junk culture. They still believe they are oppressed by white 'patriarchy'.

    I wish I hadn’t seen that. At least some of the the women of Femen look good with their clothes off.

    http://femen.org/

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  40. … finance capitalism doesn’t work without endless war.

    It’s downright shocking to me that those who opposed centralizing the early American states did so with that in mind, yet after ~250 years most people do not understand that basic concept.

    That is also one of the main reasons they opposed the institution of a standing army (and navy).

    In fact, capitalism and government,as we have known them, (not as they should be) probably do not work without tax, wage and debt slavery or the de facto exploitation, if not abject enslavement of and theft of, other people and their property.

    Both have become little more than organized means of theft even more pernicious than they are efficient.

    As smart and as great as we think we are, we really have yet to find any effective political vermicides ( if any exist). However,I’d think the least we could do would be to wake up and quit feeding and propagating the beasts. Atlas should be shrugging…

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    You can help others unplug from the matrix with this helpful video.

    Century of Enslavement: The History of The Federal Reserve

    What is the Federal Reserve system? How did it come into existence? Is it part of the federal government? How does it create money? Why is the public kept in the dark about these important matters? In this feature-length documentary film, The Corbett Report explores these important question and pulls back the curtain on America's central bank.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IJeemTQ7Vk
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  41. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @Stonehands
    Jew finance capitalism doesn't work without endless war.

    Heaven forbid white people have their own ethno-centric State, ala Hitler's economic miracle.

    Any hint of ethno- nationalism is ruthlessly attacked by the globohomo's.

    We must dig in and be prepared to fight.

    Eff all these parasites.

    Are you for real or are you showing that you ate not as thick as you seem but you can troll with the best of them?

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  42. I have a problem with anyone who is too cowardly to form an online personality by choosing a handle.

    When you summon the courage [haha]
    to surmount this obstacle, perhaps we can have an intelligent dialogue.

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    So you give the answer that you are not a troll [you are offering the possibility of intelligent (sic) dialogue] and anyone can see that you must be thick to allow yourself to be played for a sucker who replies to the puller of your strings. Do you think he or she was hoping for intelligent dialogue from you!!??
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  43. Agent76 says:
    @jacques sheete

    ... finance capitalism doesn’t work without endless war.
     
    It's downright shocking to me that those who opposed centralizing the early American states did so with that in mind, yet after ~250 years most people do not understand that basic concept.

    That is also one of the main reasons they opposed the institution of a standing army (and navy).

    In fact, capitalism and government,as we have known them, (not as they should be) probably do not work without tax, wage and debt slavery or the de facto exploitation, if not abject enslavement of and theft of, other people and their property.

    Both have become little more than organized means of theft even more pernicious than they are efficient.

    As smart and as great as we think we are, we really have yet to find any effective political vermicides ( if any exist). However,I'd think the least we could do would be to wake up and quit feeding and propagating the beasts. Atlas should be shrugging...

    You can help others unplug from the matrix with this helpful video.

    Century of Enslavement: The History of The Federal Reserve

    What is the Federal Reserve system? How did it come into existence? Is it part of the federal government? How does it create money? Why is the public kept in the dark about these important matters? In this feature-length documentary film, The Corbett Report explores these important question and pulls back the curtain on America’s central bank.

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    • Replies: @Rurik
    I haven't watched it all, but a general knowledge of the Biblical level of betrayal that is the Federal Reserve Bank, would go a long way towards being that 'vermicide' that Jacque is speaking of.

    To understand the Fed, it to understand why we've had these endless wars and economic looting of the lower and middle classes. The reason the 1% has been stratospherically ascendant in recent years while the rest of us have languished or worse, is due to the monumental swindle that is the Fed.

    It's the reason Main Street is dying and the infrastructure is crumbling in fly over country, but Wall Street types are buying islands and $5000 hamburgers and $500 milkshakes.

    It's the reason we had the Great Depression, (as was admitted by Ben Bernanke), it's the reason we go to wars, it's the reason our institutions are all corrupted and our media speaks with one (corrupt) voice. It's the reason everything is being consolidated into monopolies and the control of what we see and what we hear and our options for Internet providers is becoming Twaddle Dee or Twaddle Dumb, as academia and the courts and police departments and military and universities and our government are all just heads of the Fed hydra, that looks after Wall Street and Israel to the detriment of everyone and everything else.

    People may scratch their heads and wonder, how is it that Israel has such an iron grip on our politics? Well, just take a look at who controls the world's reserve money supply, and *voila!*, there's your answer.

    There's no way out but through the Fed. Complaining about the military or the media are just talking about one head of the hydra. The Senate, the Federal bench, the FDA and CIA and FCC and everything else are all vulnerable to money/corruption. If you can hit a key on your laptop and send a trillion dollar$ to one of your buddies in secret, without any oversight on what you're doing, and then the American tax-slave will be expected to pay that money back, plus interest, well then you're going to call the shots. Period.

    We've been had. We've been swindled and looted and our children sent to kill other children in contrived wars for the fun and profit of evil men, all because of what Woodrow Wilson did to massage his vanity.

    The American revolutionary war was fought because the King of England demanded the colonies use debt-based, fiat currency issued by the Bank of England. They were willing to kill or die than be slaves, and condemn their progeny to perpetual debt slavery. They had to do it again in 1812 when these agents of Satan came again to these shores to demand the Americans submit to slavery to Rothschild. Andrew Jackson famously fought these netherworld agents of Moloch, even to the point of an assassination attempt. And then for all of those heroics, and all of that struggle, and all of that historic will to be free, and raise your children in a land that was free, Woodrow Wilson betrayed it all, and not only the American people, but he has sunk untold hundreds of millions of innocent souls into the death juggernaut of the demonic Federal Reserve Bank.

    Fuck him, and fuck his memory, and God damn his soul.

    Other than that, life is good ;)

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  44. Rurik says:
    @Agent76
    You can help others unplug from the matrix with this helpful video.

    Century of Enslavement: The History of The Federal Reserve

    What is the Federal Reserve system? How did it come into existence? Is it part of the federal government? How does it create money? Why is the public kept in the dark about these important matters? In this feature-length documentary film, The Corbett Report explores these important question and pulls back the curtain on America's central bank.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IJeemTQ7Vk

    I haven’t watched it all, but a general knowledge of the Biblical level of betrayal that is the Federal Reserve Bank, would go a long way towards being that ‘vermicide’ that Jacque is speaking of.

    To understand the Fed, it to understand why we’ve had these endless wars and economic looting of the lower and middle classes. The reason the 1% has been stratospherically ascendant in recent years while the rest of us have languished or worse, is due to the monumental swindle that is the Fed.

    It’s the reason Main Street is dying and the infrastructure is crumbling in fly over country, but Wall Street types are buying islands and $5000 hamburgers and $500 milkshakes.

    It’s the reason we had the Great Depression, (as was admitted by Ben Bernanke), it’s the reason we go to wars, it’s the reason our institutions are all corrupted and our media speaks with one (corrupt) voice. It’s the reason everything is being consolidated into monopolies and the control of what we see and what we hear and our options for Internet providers is becoming Twaddle Dee or Twaddle Dumb, as academia and the courts and police departments and military and universities and our government are all just heads of the Fed hydra, that looks after Wall Street and Israel to the detriment of everyone and everything else.

    People may scratch their heads and wonder, how is it that Israel has such an iron grip on our politics? Well, just take a look at who controls the world’s reserve money supply, and *voila!*, there’s your answer.

    There’s no way out but through the Fed. Complaining about the military or the media are just talking about one head of the hydra. The Senate, the Federal bench, the FDA and CIA and FCC and everything else are all vulnerable to money/corruption. If you can hit a key on your laptop and send a trillion dollar$ to one of your buddies in secret, without any oversight on what you’re doing, and then the American tax-slave will be expected to pay that money back, plus interest, well then you’re going to call the shots. Period.

    We’ve been had. We’ve been swindled and looted and our children sent to kill other children in contrived wars for the fun and profit of evil men, all because of what Woodrow Wilson did to massage his vanity.

    The American revolutionary war was fought because the King of England demanded the colonies use debt-based, fiat currency issued by the Bank of England. They were willing to kill or die than be slaves, and condemn their progeny to perpetual debt slavery. They had to do it again in 1812 when these agents of Satan came again to these shores to demand the Americans submit to slavery to Rothschild. Andrew Jackson famously fought these netherworld agents of Moloch, even to the point of an assassination attempt. And then for all of those heroics, and all of that struggle, and all of that historic will to be free, and raise your children in a land that was free, Woodrow Wilson betrayed it all, and not only the American people, but he has sunk untold hundreds of millions of innocent souls into the death juggernaut of the demonic Federal Reserve Bank.

    Fuck him, and fuck his memory, and God damn his soul.

    Other than that, life is good ;)

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    Other than that, life is good...
     
    Well, you and Agent 76 sure made my day! It's great to know that there are a few who know!
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  45. anon says: • Disclaimer
    @Chris Bridges
    I enjoyed the article but I think it is a bit overblown. Trump isn't going to be impeached and he will continue to dismantle the legacy of Obama, Bush, and the rest. True, the liberal morons and the stupid mass that tends to believe the sewage that flows from our TV's may hyperventilate but the simple fact is that most Americans have figured out that the Russia nonsense is just that, drivel invented by the corporate media and the Democrats. The truth is, most Americans don't give a damn about any of this noise. The Democrats and their so-called "Progressive" friends (Progressing towards what? Stalinism?) have made fools of themselves. Fortunately for all of us, Hillary Clinton has just now proved beyond any doubt we made the right choice last November with her self-serving gibberish about the reason for her loss. Remain calm. All is well. If the liberal static gives you a headache, take an Advil.

    That’s pretty much what I’ve thought. Every time I hear the words “Russia” and “hacking” within two sentences of each other on tv, I know millions of people are rolling their eyes and even the announcers don’t sound like they believe it would like to move on to other pastures.

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  46. @Rurik
    I haven't watched it all, but a general knowledge of the Biblical level of betrayal that is the Federal Reserve Bank, would go a long way towards being that 'vermicide' that Jacque is speaking of.

    To understand the Fed, it to understand why we've had these endless wars and economic looting of the lower and middle classes. The reason the 1% has been stratospherically ascendant in recent years while the rest of us have languished or worse, is due to the monumental swindle that is the Fed.

    It's the reason Main Street is dying and the infrastructure is crumbling in fly over country, but Wall Street types are buying islands and $5000 hamburgers and $500 milkshakes.

    It's the reason we had the Great Depression, (as was admitted by Ben Bernanke), it's the reason we go to wars, it's the reason our institutions are all corrupted and our media speaks with one (corrupt) voice. It's the reason everything is being consolidated into monopolies and the control of what we see and what we hear and our options for Internet providers is becoming Twaddle Dee or Twaddle Dumb, as academia and the courts and police departments and military and universities and our government are all just heads of the Fed hydra, that looks after Wall Street and Israel to the detriment of everyone and everything else.

    People may scratch their heads and wonder, how is it that Israel has such an iron grip on our politics? Well, just take a look at who controls the world's reserve money supply, and *voila!*, there's your answer.

    There's no way out but through the Fed. Complaining about the military or the media are just talking about one head of the hydra. The Senate, the Federal bench, the FDA and CIA and FCC and everything else are all vulnerable to money/corruption. If you can hit a key on your laptop and send a trillion dollar$ to one of your buddies in secret, without any oversight on what you're doing, and then the American tax-slave will be expected to pay that money back, plus interest, well then you're going to call the shots. Period.

    We've been had. We've been swindled and looted and our children sent to kill other children in contrived wars for the fun and profit of evil men, all because of what Woodrow Wilson did to massage his vanity.

    The American revolutionary war was fought because the King of England demanded the colonies use debt-based, fiat currency issued by the Bank of England. They were willing to kill or die than be slaves, and condemn their progeny to perpetual debt slavery. They had to do it again in 1812 when these agents of Satan came again to these shores to demand the Americans submit to slavery to Rothschild. Andrew Jackson famously fought these netherworld agents of Moloch, even to the point of an assassination attempt. And then for all of those heroics, and all of that struggle, and all of that historic will to be free, and raise your children in a land that was free, Woodrow Wilson betrayed it all, and not only the American people, but he has sunk untold hundreds of millions of innocent souls into the death juggernaut of the demonic Federal Reserve Bank.

    Fuck him, and fuck his memory, and God damn his soul.

    Other than that, life is good ;)

    Other than that, life is good…

    Well, you and Agent 76 sure made my day! It’s great to know that there are a few who know!

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  47. Agent76 says:

    Thanks Jacques Sheete and this quote nails it for me personally, “The oppinion of 10.000 men is of no value if none of them know anything about the subject.” Marcus Aurelius

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  48. denk says:

    Empire watch rule 1,

    Panda hugging is bad for your health.

    The destroyer’s latest project….Ph.

    http://bit.ly/2qTmFzu

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  49. denk says:

    Washington’s vassal Ph under Duterte pivots towards Russia/China,

    Karma is a bitch.

    CIA’s ISIS [tm] descended on Midanao , joining force with CIA’s Abu Sayyaf.

    bloodbath in Manila’s casino, 34 killed.

    Richard Javad Heydarian, [A known Washington mouthpiece]
    helpfully suggests,
    ‘ Mr. Duterte was under mounting pressure to address the crisis in his home island, Mindanao, and that he may need further assistance from Washington.’

    Now uncle sham’s deputy in Asia, Oz , says its ‘ready to help’ .

    Come back to mama now silly boy, Im the only one who can save your sorry ass.

    hhhhhhhhh

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  50. ANON says: • Disclaimer
    @Stonehands
    I have a problem with anyone who is too cowardly to form an online personality by choosing a handle.

    When you summon the courage [haha]
    to surmount this obstacle, perhaps we can have an intelligent dialogue.

    So you give the answer that you are not a troll [you are offering the possibility of intelligent (sic) dialogue] and anyone can see that you must be thick to allow yourself to be played for a sucker who replies to the puller of your strings. Do you think he or she was hoping for intelligent dialogue from you!!??

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  51. JackOH says:

    C. J., thanks. I sort of recall the “good German” phrase, which I guess you’re riffing on, had a number of related meanings. One of them, I think, referred sarcastically to post-WWII Germans who’d point to some trivial instance of resistance or sabotage to the Nazi regime as evidence they were non-complicit with the regime. Also, I think the phrase may have been largely confined to Western Germany, what with the Western powers wanting to give their victory a moral valence with talk of denazification, trials, and so on.

    How complicit are everyday Americans in the more iniquitous workings of their government? I dunno. Probably a wee bit more than Germans under Hitler or Russians under Stalin, if only because there are still formal expressions of liberty that are sort of permitted in the States. But, at least in my mind, many Americans are so politically sedated for reasons we discuss regularly here that they’re probably no more guilty of anything than expressing opinions while under the influence. I guess it’s some sort of tragedy that the boom in post-WWII higher education seems to have created no more than corporate automatons.

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  52. uslabor says:
    @Mao Cheng Ji
    Oh dear. But at least the few remaining deplorables are still allowed to rant in obscure online magazines. That's something, eh?

    Online ranting is like voting:

    If it changed anything it would be illegal.

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    "Online ranting is like voting: If it changed anything it would be illegal."

    True, in the sense that a single 200-word rant, no matter how expertly informed, isn't going to lead to immediate policy changes. But, the sharing of good opinions by people who have some expertise and specific experiences, I think, may be encouraging a few people that the thoughts here can be valuable and put into practice.

    You're right, in general, that most democratic participation is fluff. I talked with an electrician with a strong union background, an extremely shrewd guy, who told me union bosses are paid off with invitations by management to golf outings, the boss asking about the kids, dinners, and giving the union guy a totally false feeling that he's in on decision-making.

    The hiring committees at my local state university, where I'm an insider-observer, are a sham. The successful candidate is identified beforehand, the committee chair guarantees the finalists are chosen to favor the preferred candidate, and what's done is done.

    A seat at the table doesn't mean you're choosing the menu.
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  53. uslabor says:
    @Eustace Tilley (not)
    Thanks for supporting the God-Emperor in his fight against the Bad Guys. I do, however, have two criticisms to make:

    1. "OK, sure, we wiped out the Native Americans (and sadistically named some of our sports teams after them),..."

    You should tell this to a Native American, if you can find one in Berlin. Or, you can come to America and have a good look around. But you obviously haven't read Steve Sailer's excellent article, "Geronimo", in which he makes it very clear that sports teams are named after Indians (I still use this politically incorrect term; so sorry) in emulation of their legendary courage and spirit. It wasn't motivated by "sadism" at all. It seems to me that you are channeling the Spirit of Evergreen State here, that is, leftoid hivemind poopytalk.

    2. "Alright" is not an English word. It is a barbarism used by the illiterati who don't know that "all right" is two words. "Good Americans" are too busy watching TeeVee to read much, and so their mastery of orthography and grammar has fallen off the cultural cliff. You are falling with them.

    I disagree with your first point. Indian art, art about Indians, and Indian sport team names only became popular after the Native Americans were subjugated, and ruined as a culture.

    When European Americans were actively killing Native Americans there wasn’t anybody, or very few, emulating their legendary courage and spirit. The only good Indian was a dead Indian.

    Alright?

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  54. Druid says:
    @Anon
    http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/06/02/obama-a-hollow-man-filled-with-ruling-class-ideas/

    This is too funny. Anyone who didn't see Obama as a phony from Day One is a self-deluded idiot.
    His whole life was one long jive-act of hoodwinking whitey to get goodies. The globalists knew this side of him and used him, and he used them.

    A part of this article should’ve been written pre- election. His presidency finally made me lose faith in politics and the presidency. We are run by global Zionists/war mongers who need endless war for financial gain and to keep the wool well over the masses’ eyes!

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  55. JackOH says:
    @uslabor
    Online ranting is like voting:

    If it changed anything it would be illegal.

    “Online ranting is like voting: If it changed anything it would be illegal.”

    True, in the sense that a single 200-word rant, no matter how expertly informed, isn’t going to lead to immediate policy changes. But, the sharing of good opinions by people who have some expertise and specific experiences, I think, may be encouraging a few people that the thoughts here can be valuable and put into practice.

    You’re right, in general, that most democratic participation is fluff. I talked with an electrician with a strong union background, an extremely shrewd guy, who told me union bosses are paid off with invitations by management to golf outings, the boss asking about the kids, dinners, and giving the union guy a totally false feeling that he’s in on decision-making.

    The hiring committees at my local state university, where I’m an insider-observer, are a sham. The successful candidate is identified beforehand, the committee chair guarantees the finalists are chosen to favor the preferred candidate, and what’s done is done.

    A seat at the table doesn’t mean you’re choosing the menu.

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  56. MBlanc46 says:
    @Chris Bridges
    I enjoyed the article but I think it is a bit overblown. Trump isn't going to be impeached and he will continue to dismantle the legacy of Obama, Bush, and the rest. True, the liberal morons and the stupid mass that tends to believe the sewage that flows from our TV's may hyperventilate but the simple fact is that most Americans have figured out that the Russia nonsense is just that, drivel invented by the corporate media and the Democrats. The truth is, most Americans don't give a damn about any of this noise. The Democrats and their so-called "Progressive" friends (Progressing towards what? Stalinism?) have made fools of themselves. Fortunately for all of us, Hillary Clinton has just now proved beyond any doubt we made the right choice last November with her self-serving gibberish about the reason for her loss. Remain calm. All is well. If the liberal static gives you a headache, take an Advil.

    We’re not seeing much dismantling thus far.

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