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Oh Lord, it’s happening–the remanufacture of Trump by the Establishment. During the campaign, Trump and the Basilisk had nothing in common but their hair dye. Now, almost daily, he looks more like her.

He gets embarrassing. Regarding the alleged gassing in Syria, quoth Donald:

“When you kill innocent children, innocent babies — babies, little babies — with a chemical gas … that crosses many, many lines, beyond a red line. … And I will tell you, that attack on children yesterday had a big impact on me … my attitude toward Syria and Assad has changed very much.”

God almighty. Who wrote this–a middle school girl with C’s in English, or the President of the United States? Did he retire to his bedroom for a good cry?

Apparently he ordered his missile strike without bothering to find out what happened. The usual suspects are driving him like a sports car.

The election was a choice between fetor and a lunatic. We chose the lunatic. Whether this was better than the alternative, we will never know, but Trump is going from bad to worse, or as the Mexicans say, de Guatemala a Guatepeor.

Does he believe this stuff? Is he naive enough to think that there was something unusually horrible about the attack? Horrible, yes, but not in the least unusual. Do you know what everyday, boring artillery does to children? Five-hundred-pound bombs? Hellfire rockets? Daily Mr. Trump’s military and his allies daily drop shrapnel-producing explosives on people, cities, towns, adults, children, weddings and goatherds in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Yemen. Good draft-dodger that he was, he probably has never seen any of this. Good psychopath that he may be, he may not care.

This whole gas-attack business smells to high heaven. It looks nicely calculated to force him to attack Assad. Gas was important: Killing babies, little babies with explosives is so routine that no one cares, but we have been programmed to shudder at the thought of Gas!

Actually artillery has killed several orders of magnitude more people, but never mind.

Targeting children was a nice touch. Definitely a PR bonus. So Donald goes into his Poor-widdle-fings weep, while Americans weekly kill more children in three to seven countries, depending on the date.

Is the man consciously a liar? Hasn’t got sense enough to think before operating his mouth? Actually believes what he says when he says it?

Glance at a small part of the record and focus on his changing his tune, not on whether you agree with a particular policy. Erratic, erratic, erratic. He was going to run out the illegals within two years, absurd but he said it. Going to put high tariffs on Mexican goods. Didn’t. On Chinese goods. Isn’t. Tear up the Iran treaty. Didn’t. Declare China a currency-manipulator. Isn’t. Ban Muslims. Hasn’t. Promote good relations with Russia. Isn’t. Get the US out of Syria. Ha. Make NATO pay for itself. Isn’t. The man has the steely determination one associates with bean curd. You cannot trust anything the man says.

Having been reprogrammed as a good neocon, bombing places he promised to get out of, looking for a fight with Russia, he is now butting heads with Fat Thing in North Korea. He his said things closely resembling, “We have run out of strategic patience with the North. If nobody else will take care of it, we will.” Grrrr. Bowwow. Woof.

The problem with growly ultimata made for television is that somebody has to back down–that is, lose face and credibility. If Trump had quietly told Fat Thing, “If you crazy bastards scrap your nuke program, we will drop the sanctions,” it might have worked. But no. Negotiations would imply weakness. Thus an ultimatum.

So now either (a) Fat Thing knuckles under, humiliating himself and possibly endangering his grasp on power or (b) Trump blinks in a humiliating display of the Empire’s impotence, possibly endangering his grasp on power.

Kim Jong Il, or Il Sung Jong, or whatever the the hell the latest one of them is called, shows not the slightest sign of backing down. So does the Donald start an utterly unpredictable war, as usual in somebody else’s country, or does he weasel off, muttering, and hope nobody notices?

Fred’s Third Law of International Relations: Never butt heads with a country that has a missile named the No Dong.

Many of us favored Trump, slightly daft though he was, because he wasn’t yet Hillary, wasn’t yet a neocon robot, and didn’t want war with every country he had heard of, apparently meaning a good half dozen. At least he said he didn’t, not yet having been told that he did. In particular, he didn’t want war with Russia. But when the neocons control the media and Congress, they can convince a naive public of anything and, apparently, the President.

Why is the Hillarification of Trump important? The necessary prior question: What is the greatest threat to the neocons’ American Empire? Answer: The ongoing integration of Eurasia under Chinese hegemony. The key countries in this are China, Iran, and Russia. (Isn’t it curious that, apart from the momentary distraction of North Korea, these countries have been the focus of New York’s hostility?) In particular if Russia and, through it, China develop large and very profitable trade with Europe, there goes NATO and with it the Empire.

Oops.

Thus the eeeeeeeeeeek! furor about Russia as existential threat and so on. Thus sending a few troops to Baltic countries to “deter” Russia. This was theater. The idea that a thousand garrison troops can stop the Russian army, which hasn’t gone silly as ours has, on its doorstep is loony.

Hillary was on board with the Russia hysteria and the globalization and the immigration and so on. Trump could have screwed the whole pooch by getting along with Russia, so he had to be reconfigured. And was. A work in progress, but going well.

ORDER IT NOW

Too much is being asked of him. One man cannot overcome the combined hostility of the media, the political establishment, the neocons, the myriad other special interests that he has threatened. Mass immigration is a done deal. China develops and America, already developed, cannot keep up. The country disintegrates socially. Washington, always depending on war and its threat, faces a new world in which trade is the weapon, and doesn’t know what to do. The culture courses. The world changes.

Yet if only Trump showed some sign of knowing what he is doing, and could remember from day to day, if only he realized that wars are more easily started than predicted, if only he were not becoming an unbalanced Hillary.

Yet, apparently, he is.

(Republished from Fred on Everything by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Trump Becomes Hillary

    Whoa, let’s be fair now. Hillary was bombing for freedom and democracy, and Trump is bombing for the beautiful little babies. Big difference. Uge.

    • LOL: Talha
    • Replies: @Wally
    , @danny
  2. mukat says:

    Trump’s emotive side has always been part of his personality – he couldn’t have been elected without it. Romney couldn’t emote or fem it up, though he tried manfully.

    As for Trump’s tenure, he risks a Nixonian presidency. I’m not referring to Watergate. Rather it was Nixon’s choice to concede much ground on domestic policy (long-term effects) to gain capital for foreign policy (short-term effects). Though Nixon knew that his enemy was the press, the Jews, the civil servants and the professors, his legacy is the EPA, mass immigration, affirmative action and the loss of the gold standard. By ending the gold standard, Nixon allowed the Jews to bury the goyim under a mountain of debt, public and private.

    • Agree: Z-man
    • Replies: @Alden
    , @Stebbing Heuer
  3. I was a Trump supporter. He did a one eighty and so did I. I hope he gets sick and dies.

  4. The title is gold! LOL!

    • Agree: Zzz, Amanda
    • Replies: @alexander
    , @Kiza
  5. Flavius says:

    Vintage Fred… and all so true, so sickeningly true. Not that it wasn’t predictable, it was; and it’s predictability would have been much more in evidence but for the concurrence of two factors: hope springing eternal and all that nonsense and the Clinton family’s egregious trail of pestilent corruption.
    Of course, even so, Clinton would have been worse than our post literate President, herself having already notched several countries in her prior government service. Once one has thrilled to the news that one’s enemy has been hunted down in a ditch, sodomized, and dispatched, the appetite for more such delights cannot be mollified by picking an odd Supreme Court Justice; or by getting one’s ample ass kissed in the Oval Office by the usual sybaritic courtiers. After all, blood lust is quenchable only by blood.
    So where does that leave us: with a President whose language skills were honed by reading the blurbs on the books he had other people write for him and who would be hard pressed to name 3 countries in the world unless the country had a ‘beautiful’ golf course.
    We are in serious trouble; anything can happen; there is nothing we can do about it but hang on and hope for the best.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  6. Kyle a says:

    He may be an idiot, but he’s our Idiot God dammit!

  7. Dwright says:

    I’m still not saying that I should have voted for Hillary.
    Not yet.

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @Wally
  8. Dan Hayes says:

    Fred,

    In his campaign Trump was consistent in only two things: nominating a “good” Supreme Court Justice and seeking coexistence with Russia. I believe that he has kept his first promise based on the political fortitude of Gorsuch’s mother (the apple never falls far from the tree, etc.). He has obviously failed on his second promise (reapproachnent with Russia).

    I believe that the rest of his administration will be a long litany of political failures. I also believe that his next SCOTUS appointment will be another O’Connor/Kennedy/Souter type abomination!

    • Replies: @Sean
  9. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    • Replies: @Agent76
  10. KenH says:

    If Trump’s going to give us Hillary’s aggressive, interventionist foreign policy then he should at least humor us and start wearing pantsuits. Today I learned that Rawhead Rex Tillerson and Nimrata Haley fired salvos at Iran and put them “on notice”. So far Trump’s presidency has been 60% Jared Kushner/Ivanka/Israel first and 40% America first.

    Apparently he ordered his missile strike without bothering to find out what happened. The usual suspects are driving him like a sports car.

    C’mon, Fred, we don’t need no stinkin proof. We are the exceptional nation with exceptional intelligence agencies who know everything and who would never lie to further a specific agenda. If we say a nation or leader is evil then they are. Period. End of story.

    Besides, only people who attended the Kennedy School of Government are qualified to offer an opinion.

  11. Truly shocking that Fred’s declaring Trump’s Presidency a colossal failure 90 days in. Never would have expected that from Fred Reed, who had so many nice things to say about Trump in 2015 and 2016. Oh wait…no he didn’t. In fact, he has always despised Trump. So this whole “many of us favored Trump” is a total crock. He never did.

    And while the Syrian strike does suck, illegal border crossings were at a 17-year low in March. I bet that annoys Fred.

    • Replies: @Rev_Rock
  12. Oh well … I guess nearly sixty or so days of hope is better than no hope at all.

  13. Truth says:

    Federico, you got me! I read the first half of your title and dropped my effin’ water bottle: Then, well…

  14. Oldeguy says:

    There is absolutely nothing on the foreign policy front that differs one iota from what Hillary would have done if elected.
    The proposed “tax reform to make America Great Again” bodes to be another Christmas tree for the Oligarchy.
    The only question is whether he has become fraudulent now or was from the very beginning.
    I favor the latter, but I suppose that it really doesn’t matter all that much.

    • Replies: @Ivan K.
  15. nsa says:

    Not to worry……there is zero chance of ZIG attacking Korea. Nothing in it for the jooies who want to complete the destruction and dismemberment of the ME and Iran…..not waste their satrap’s military on useless Asian adventures.

    • Replies: @El Dato
  16. Michelle says:

    Never was a Trumper, but even I did not expect him to rain death and destruction down upon people in the Middle East, at least, not so soon. He is not measured in his approach to foreign policy issues. Truth be told, I’m old and I don’t much care what he does or doesn’t do. The country has been ruined beyond repair and there is not a damned thing that anyone can do to “Make America Great Again”.

  17. No one except idiots or dumbed down AmeriKans (but I repeat myself) should have expected anything different. Those capable of recalling past “elections” see the same process at work today as with Obummer, Gormless George, etc. ad infinitum. Reminder: Voting only endorses the corrupt system. Don’t do it!

    • Agree: Mao Cheng Ji
    • Replies: @The Scalpel
  18. Realist says:
    @Dwright

    How about not voting…period?

    • Replies: @Dwright
  19. El Dato says:
    @nsa

    Why not?

    Military adventures abroad mean more control at home, cleansing of opinions and transferring wealth to warcarp providers (I don’t say “money” because, of course, there is no money). Plus you can quickly hitch another war to the first one as the Deluded Ones are jubilating in a ticker parade. Against Iran, say.

  20. Dwright says:
    @Realist

    Up until this election that has been my pattern for quite a while.

    • Replies: @Realist
  21. Ivan K. says:
    @Oldeguy

    There is absolutely nothing on the foreign policy front that differs one iota from what Hillary would have done if elected.

    - TPP : sign / not sign

    - ordering strikes with warning vs. without warning, killing more, let alone laughing at the killed

    (NB: we can only guess what exactly HK would have done)

    - ordering more and more strikes on the Syrian army in defence of “ISIS”; “Assad must go” …

    It’s comparatively fine, I say.

    Yes: Trump was rather dirty from the get-go. Since he took the job he dirtied himself even more. (1)
    2. In no time, he created an even bigger mess than it used to be.
    3. We ‘wait’ powerless while the main problems (after festering for long) are still not fixed.

    And that’s a typical experience with a repairman.
    It would be ridiculous for anyone to make complaints like 1,2 &3 in awareness that things need to get repaired. The brouhaha was about “fixing” things, right?

    (Not to say that Trump is solving the problems, no one can say that.)

    The only question is whether he has become fraudulent now or was from the very beginning.
    I favor the latter, but I suppose that it really doesn’t matter all that much.

    I too favor the latter because, as a possibility, it’s more interesting. To be hoodwinked this way is to enter the history of – not just the great, – but the greatest deceptions.

    • Replies: @Rev. Phred
  22. alexander says:
    @Andrei Martyanov

    PURE GOLD !……..Touche’ …FRED….Touche’…!….I was rolling in laughter when I saw this one !

    I still am…..lolololololol

  23. PapayaSF says:

    Still better than Hillary.

    • Replies: @Realist
  24. Sean says:

    So Trump is a lady for not ignoring Assad killing noncombatants among his people like he is a farmer and they are bugs. The US is the really deluded-values driven one. It is the bully, the black hat sheriff CAUSING all the trouble in the world. If only America would stay quietly in its room everything would be fine.

    Fred, Trump uses high faulting rhetoric, maybe a little cloying, but it’s the argot of the job. The Russians have moved loads of their their planes into that bombed airbase to make it difficult to hit again. Or. maybe another great power will be draw further in region as the US backs off. That was obvious the result when Obama couldn’t get authorization for his bombing of Assad; the Russians moved in, only for a short time they said, and proceeded to blast every Syrian rebel formation starting with the moderates, to bits. They are still at it.
    If the US stands down then the Russians will be further emboldened and the world will start to make accommodations with them. There are no white hats , no black hats just countries with incompatible interests and a zero sum game they have to play.

    [MORE]

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-navarro-and-greg-autry/mearsheimer-on-strangling_b_9417476.html
    One might argue that what the United States should do if China continues to rise is that we should retreat to Hawaii or retreat to the continental United States; and we should pursue an isolationist strategy. And the argument here would be that it doesn’t really matter [...]
    So not only do we have these oceans, we also have thousands of nuclear warheads, which are the ultimate deterrent. Furthermore, we dominate the Western Hemisphere.

    So the United States is an incredibly secure country; and one can make a quite persuasive argument that, even if China dominates Asia, it’s not going to affect the United States in any meaningful way.

    My view is that there’s one powerful counter to that argument; and it’s the main argument again isolationism; and it says that if China dominates all of Asia, if it’s a regional hegemon, it is then free to roam around the world much the way the United States, as a regional hegemon, is free to roam around the world.

    Most Americans don’t think about this, but the reason that the United States is wandering all over God’s little green acre, sticking its nose in everybody’s business, is because we are free to roam. We have no threats in the Western Hemisphere that pin us down.

    Now if China is free to roam because it’s a potential hegemon, it can roam into the Western Hemisphere. It can develop friendly relations with a country like Brazil or country like Mexico. It could put a naval base in Brazil much the way the Soviets were putting troops in Cuba, right?

    So what the United States fears about China dominating Asia is the possibility that it will not invade the United States, but that it will move into the Western Hemisphere, form a close alliance with a country like Brazil or Cuba or Mexico, and become a threat to the United States from inside the Hemisphere.

    • Troll: Bill Jones, L.K
    • Replies: @KenH
    , @annamaria
  25. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @Rev. Phred

    “voting only endorses the corrupt system. Don’t do it!”

    Thats good for a “retweet”

  26. Sean says:
    @Dan Hayes

    Russia and the US are naturally pals and can easilly reach rapprochement. Of course! It’s like the two toughest guys on the block–they always get on and never think of fighting.

    • Replies: @Dan Hayes
    , @Z-man
  27. KenH says:
    @Sean

    ISIS and the “moderate” rebels have used chemical weapons against the Kurds and Assad’s forces 52 times according to the NY Times. Where is Trump, Tillerson and Nimrata Haley? Nowhere because they are aiding and abetting Israel’s desire for regime change in Syria.

    It is not our job to play world policeman and unilaterally punish and retalitate for every alleged use of prohibited weapons. Where in the Constitution or what international treaty or U.N resolution gives a U.S. president the right to bomb anyone who displeases him for any reason?

  28. bluedog says:
    @WorkingClass

    Perhaps and I’m no Trump man but you know the bitch would have had us in a nuclear war, and if we can avoid that we can live with Trump and his broken policies…

    • Replies: @Stonehands
  29. Realist says:
    @Dwright

    Same here and I am going back to it.

  30. Realist says:
    @PapayaSF

    Small consolation…that.

    • Replies: @PapayaSF
  31. @Ivan K.

    @Ivan K.

    “To be hoodwinked this way is to enter the history of – not just the great, – but the greatest deceptions.”

    Do you really find this so exceptional? It’s the same thing Obummer did (among many others). Plus, Obummer’s a fag with a tranny “wife”, and many AmeriKans don’t know that. Good deception I say. I’d call the holohoax and the moon landings much bigger deceptions, although they’re not the greatest.

    see

    https://holocaustdeprogrammingcourse.com

    http://centerforaninformedamerica.com/moondoggie/

    • Replies: @Truth
    , @Alden
  32. PapayaSF says:
    @Realist

    Politics in a democracy is pretty much a series of small consolations. At best.

  33. utu says:

    Trump reversed 180 degrees in first 100 days on pretty much every pre-election promise except for immigration. Immigration reversal is next.

  34. Fred’s Third Law of International Relations: Never butt heads with a country that has a missile named the No Dong.

    I thought the missle was a Type O’ Dong.

  35. Max Payne says:

    Kim Jong Il, or Il Sung Jong

    Hint: It’ll always start with a Kim.

    America will come and go but the Kim dynasty is forever.

  36. Dan Hayes says:
    @Sean

    Sean,

    I hope your analysis is correct, but I am in doubt.

    Some time ago Putin said that there is now only one Superpower and that is the United States!

    I am afraid that there are forces stupidly pushing the US into a needless confrontation with Russia.

    All the fears expressed by George Keenan of a useless confrontation with Russia may all come true to the detriment of humanity!

  37. This is one of Fred’s better articles. Very funny and biting–kind of like Jimmy Dore. I’ll probably link to it.

    It wasn’t just Hillary, but the group around Hillary, the Clinton/Bush mafia, that needed to be thwarted. They were in the process of solidifying their ownership of America’s power centers. The Hillary camp still has a death grip on the Democrat party, but they ARE dying and just breaking their grip is worth doing. People now have a chance to put something better in place for 2020.

    We are slowly coming face to face with the real power in America, not just their political puppets.

    Fred doesn’t go into the nepotism/cronyism of the Trump administration, but it is there and it may bring him down. Perhaps Trump really believes that: “I could shoot people in streets and not lose support.”

    He may well find out otherwise.

  38. Truth says:
    @Rev. Phred

    Plus, Obummer’s a fag with a tranny “wife”,

    So is Benedict Donald. As a matter of fact, he’s a fag with three tranny “wives.”

  39. @utu

    According to an interview with the AP he now intends to let “the Dreamers” stay. So he’s turning at least 90° on that issue, coming around to probably about 160° (some form of barrier will be built on the Mexican border, but there’ll be greater legal immigration and no reduction in the intake of “refugees”).

    Daddy isn’t coming to save us. Daddy isn’t even on our side. It’s up to us now.

  40. @utu

    Unfortunately you are probably correct.

    At least we don’t have Hilary though. Just think of all the black faces and women she would have appointed. We have Sessions and Gorsuch thus far.

    Time will tell. He has completely changed his tune though.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  41. KenH says:

    BREAKING: Trump will now leave the unlawful and unconstitutional DACA in place since he says this is a “matter of the heart”. I think Trump saw that cutesy photo of the teenage Latina that Fred posted some time ago and and his heart started to bleed. Looks like some of his detractors were correct and he really is just a NYC liberal after all since with them emotion trumps reason, legality and constitutionality.

    Either way, Fred should now be a big fan of Trump’s since he broke once of his main campaign promises to the deplorables which was to end DACA immediately upon assuming office.

    • Agree: Dan Hayes
  42. Well, as someone who was very much skeptical of Trump from the outset, Fred Reed is entitled to rub it in his audience’s faces.

    He deserves this small pleasure, at any rate.

  43. Damn it, that picture is going to give me nightmares for the rest of my life.

  44. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    LOL.

    goofy world

  45. @bluedog

    It sure looks like we are heading directly for hot war on multiple fronts; and then civil war and revolution here. I hope all these f*ckers die in there bunkers.

  46. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Son of Dixie

    “Just think of all the black faces and women she would have appointed”

    Animals, such racist misogynist psychopathic lowlifes!!!

    White supremacy, my ass. Just look at the likes of you. *spit*

  47. wayfarer says:

    “If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.” — Sun Tzu

  48. mp says:

    Look. There’s always an up side. When Trump walks at least he doesn’t stumble and need a big black guy to hold him up. So he’s got that going for him. Let’s keep this in perspective.

  49. Z-man says:
    @WorkingClass

    Temper temper, he’s still better than SHillary.

    • Replies: @Stonehands
  50. Z-man says:
    @Sean

    My agree button is malfunctioning so I must write my approval in here, lol. Putin Trump Axis, Da!!
    May Lavender Lindsey bleed all over one of his boyfriends at a truck stop toilet. (sick) Sorry, lol!

  51. anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Oh well, we should have had Bernie for president, who gets pushed around by some fatso black women, the anti-macho candidate. Or perhaps Jeb, a guy who could out-fem Donald by clutching his midget Indian wife and sobbing about something or other. Marco could have provided White House bubble-bath pool parties for the boys. Hillary really looks like the aging dyke she is these days and would have moved her girlfriend Huma in with her instead of the withered Bill who’s out getting his jollies with some energizer girl.
    Notice the pattern? Gay. They’re all gay!

    • Replies: @Truth
  52. TG says:

    Oswald Spengler was right – representative democracy is a sham. The people vote one way, but the oligarchy can so easily bribe or coerce elected representatives. So the people vote for A, and for 4 years they get B, and then next time they vote for A, and for the next 4 years they get B…

    Democracy is a trick whereby power is privatized and responsibility is socialized. It’s just a show for putting a veneer of legitimacy on the same old oligarchy. I’m starting to get with the people who don’t bother to vote.

  53. Alden says:
    @mukat

    Don’t forget that section 8, the earned income tax credit that gives some people several thousand dollars on top of the normal tax refund and the Philadelphia plan that destroyed the White male trade unions were also Nixon’s.

    He also created the Hispanic race by executive order just in time for the 1970 census. All in all, he completed the affirmative action war on Whites that Johnson and Nixon began.

  54. Agent76 says:

    Jul 7, 2016 The Close Relationship Between Donald Trump and the Clintons

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton act as if they are arch enemies. But is it all just politics?

  55. Whoriskey says:

    Looking back it’s odd to think how appropriate those pussy hats were at Trump’s inauguration.
    Perhaps it’s time to replace the red MAGTA caps with a pussy hat to make the point.

    • Replies: @nsa
  56. Alden says:
    @Rev. Phred

    Do you also believe David Ickes theory that mankind has been ruled by bi pedal lizards for at least one hundred thousand years?
    Actually the lizard theory explains a lot.

    • Replies: @Rev. Phred
  57. n230099 says:

    Interesting till…

    “Good draft-dodger that he was…”

    This is the language of someone with a ‘bug-up-their-butt’.

    • Replies: @mobi
  58. nsa says:
    @Whoriskey

    Just replace the red MAGA hats with MIGA skull caps embroidered with a jooie star.

  59. What does Merv Griffin have to do with all this?

  60. bjondo says:

    Demos, repubs respond like pavloved dogs.
    No thought. Just react, bark.

  61. Make America Grate Again.

    • Replies: @Kiza
  62. Truth says:
    @anonymous

    And Benedict Donald is an obvious Gay who’s been married to three trannies; your point is?

  63. “The key countries in this are China, Iran, and Russia. (Isn’t it curious that, apart from the momentary distraction of North Korea, these countries have been the focus of New York’s hostility?)”

    Nonsense.

    New York is fanatically hostile to Russia and Iran, but they are definitely not hostile to China.

    While the foreign policy favored by New York harms Russia and Iran, the trade and immigration policies favored by New York massively benefit China.

    Shiites and European Christians must be ground into the dust, but the rise of China is apparently welcomed.

    • Replies: @Stebbing Heuer
    , @FLgeezer
  64. @Z-man

    “He’s better than Hillary”

    Now who sounds like a republitard?

    The supreme courts job is to grow and protect the Fiend (((leftists and jews)))…ala John Roberts.

    • Replies: @Z-man
  65. annamaria says:
    @Flavius

    “We are in serious trouble…”
    The Israel-firsters have ordered US brass to jump up in Syria. The spineless opportunistic brass is preparing for a mega-jump against Russians: http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/04/24/is-mad-dog-planning-to-invade-east-syria/
    Notice the tender care the US army (along with Israelis) have been taking about ISIS, to make an argument for US/NATO presence in the sovereign Syria. The empire of FedReserve and ziocons cannot stop but killing and stealing. Should we expect a nuclear conflict on the US/Israel territory and in Europe soon?

  66. annamaria says:
    @Sean

    “So Trump is a lady for not ignoring Assad killing noncombatants among his people…”

    You allow yourself to make slanderous statements. Which fits an image of an Israeli watching with joy the mass killing of civilians in occupied Gaza (hundreds of children died), while the “most moral” were using the white phosphorous against Gaza dwellers (including children). https://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/15/world/middleeast/israelis-watch-bombs-drop-on-gaza-from-front-row-seats.html?_r=0

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/jan/21/gaza-phosphorus-israel

    And, of course, who can forget those Israelis dancing glibly on a roof of a house in New Jersey on 9/11. Then there 7 countries that US ziocons have decided to subject to destruction and slaughtered – see the destroyed Iraq, Libya, Syria…Millions died, millions more maimed.
    Now the objective research (unlike your flimsy statement) into the alleged sarin story in Syria: “MIT Professor Says Top U.S. Officials Fabricated Intelligence to Justify Attacking Syria by Ann Garrison:” https://blackagendareport.com/mit_prof_no_syrian_chem_attack
    “We need an investigation into how such a false intelligence report could be generated at the highest levels of our government.”

    http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/04/14/an-assessment-of-the-white-house-intelligence-report-about-the-nerve-agent-attack-in-khan-shaykhun-syria/

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-13/top-missile-and-chemical-weapons-expert-debunks-trump’s-claims-about-syrian-chemic-0

  67. Maybe you alts will come to understand not to rely on a Bonaparte.

    • Replies: @mobi
  68. mobi says:
    @n230099

    This is the language of someone with a ‘bug-up-their-butt’.

    A Mexican bug, apparently.

  69. That title and photo are
    HILLARY-fucking-US !!
    rotfflmfao!!!!!!!

  70. Z-man says:
    @Stonehands

    Correction even SHillary would be better than Lavender Lindsey and Nuts McCain, i.e., Republitards. But Trump is still better than all of them combined and he should be going back to The Donald we voted for in November. I think these last few weeks have been a big fake out by The Trumpster, but we shall see.

  71. @John Gruskos

    It’s next stop for the parasites, once they’ve finished with the west.

    Not long to go now.

    Anyway, apropos of nothing, anyone heard any news about the incriminating gigabytes on Weiner’s laptop?

    No. Didn’t think so. Looks like the swamp has drained Trump.

  72. @mukat

    Why blame the Jews? How is it their fault?

    No-one can be forced to take on debt if they don’t want it.

    Poor man! I know he would not be a wolf
    But that he sees the Romans are but sheep.
    He were no lion, were not Romans hinds.

    • Replies: @Z-man
  73. mobi says:
    @Stephen R. Diamond

    Maybe you alts will come to understand not to rely on a Bonaparte.

    Fair enough. But maybe you’re missing something about why the Bonapartes come to be.

  74. Don ‘t underestimate Trump at tactical game.

    • Agree: Z-man
  75. FLgeezer says:
    @John Gruskos

    >but the rise of China is apparently welcomed.

    Assertion confirmed:

    http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4702580,00.html

    The Palestinian poor could have benefited from these jobs.

  76. Z-man says:
    @Stebbing Heuer

    Why blame the Jews?

    Ok, ok ok ok ok ok ok let’s start at the begining, there was Cain and Abel…go all the way to the Rosenbergs then Al Goldstein, then fast forward to the likes of Kristol, Krauthammer and the rest of the Cabal and even mention light weights like ‘Up Chuck’ Schumer and his cousin Amy and you have your answer!

  77. Robin says:

    To me, the important question is ….. What bathrooms does he/she use? Does Trillary use the Men’s room or the Lady’s?

  78. @Alden

    @Alden

    Nope. I trust Icke about as far as I could throw him. He puts out a LOT of truth and then discredits it with lizards. I don’t believe in bipedal shapeshifting lizards or the “loosh” business. Since most of our “leaders” worship Satan, engage in pedophilia, etc., I put my money on Satan, his loyal disciples the Juice and psychopaths. Icke did however, call the shot on Trump the day after he was elected. Something to the effect that the people that voted for him were going to be sorely disappointed, which apparently they are.

  79. Wally says:
    @Mao Cheng Ji

    Excuse my bluntness, but recall Bill Clinton’s statement:

    “My wife has eaten way more pussy than me”.

  80. Wally says:
    @WorkingClass

    And the other choice was ………

    But let’s not forget Gorsuch.

    And:

    - On January 20th, the day of President Trump’s Inauguration, the US Debt stood at $19,947 billion. As of March 16th, the most recent date for US debt reporting, the US Debt stands at $19,846 billion. President Trump has cut the US Debt burden by over $100 billion and 0.5% in the first two months since his inauguration!
    Obama left the federal government approximately $9,400,000,000,000 deeper in debt than it was when he took office eight years ago, according to data released by the U.S. Treasury.
    The increased debt incurred under Obama equals approximately $76,000 for every person in the United States who had a full-time job in December, 2016. That debt is far more debt than was accumulated by any previous president. It equals nearly twice as much as the $4,889,100,310,609.44 in additional debt that piled up during the eight years George W. Bush served as president.

    - U.S. Illegal Immigration Plunges on Trump Crackdown

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/06/u-s-illegal-immigration-plunges-trump-crackdown/

    - 20 Ways Trump Unraveled the Administrative State

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/11/20-ways-trump-unraveled-administrative-state/

    - Bit by bit, Trump methodically undoing Obama policies

    http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/89ae8247abe8493fae24405546e9a1aa/Article_2017-04-03-US–Trump-Undoing%20Obama/id-c4fa9fa659394514aa645a7cfd3c31ed

    - Illegal Entrance into U.S. Lowest in 17 Years, Mexicans Too Afraid of Trump

    https://www.prisonplanet.com/illegal-entrance-into-u-s-lowest-in-17-years-mexicans-too-afraid-of-trump.html

    • Replies: @Bebop
  81. Wally says:
    @Dwright

    Obama had eight years to get things done, Trump has had three months.

    • Replies: @L.K
  82. S2 says:

    BON! Beer Out Nose.

    There goes a perfectly good keyboard.

  83. L.K says:
    @Wally

    Keep deluding yourself.

    BTW, illegal Mexican immigration has been receding for a while now, before Trump.

    Number of undocumented immigrants in U.S. stays same for 6th year
    Sept. 20, 2016
    The number of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. remains steady at 11.1 million for the sixth straight year, as a drop in people coming from Mexico is offset by an increase from the rest of the world, according to a report released Tuesday.[...]
    More Mexicans leave than enter USA in historic shift
    They have been replaced by people coming from sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Central America. Over the last six years, Pew estimates the number of people illegally immigrating from Africa has increased 37.5%, the number from Asia has increased 11.5% and those from Central America have increased 6.3%.

    Pew cites a variety of reasons for those increases, from raging drug violence in Central America to limited economic opportunities in Africa and Asia.

    • Replies: @Wally
  84. L.K says:

    One of the best articles by Fred Reed I’ve read in a while!

  85. Bebop says:
    @Wally

    The other choice was a former senator and secretary of state. At least should would have been qualified.

    • Replies: @Wally
  86. Vires says:

    This whole gas-attack business smells to high heaven. It looks nicely calculated to force him to attack Assad. Gas was important: Killing babies, little babies with explosives is so routine that no one cares, but we have been programmed to shudder at the thought of Gas!

    Wait a minute Fred.

    After all your – now clearly dishonest – dismissals of proponents of alternative hypotheses to explain historical facts AKA “conspiracy theorists” as mentally deranged kooks…

    Are you now, again with a straight face, suggesting the gas-attack was… a conspiracy theory?!

    Wow, you did it again. Do you feel that? it’s called cognitive dissonance.

    Age, cash or dirt Fred?

    • Troll: Kiza
    • Replies: @annamaria
  87. Kiza says:
    @Andrei Martyanov

    The accompanying image is gold.

  88. @WorkingClass

    Yah…same here. Are the polls indicating less than 2% buyers remorse credible? Curious how many show up for PA rally.

    • Replies: @Inque Yutani
  89. Fake doctors who talk medical-sounding lingo are called ‘quacks’.

    Most social scientists skirt around the truth of Race. Without honest discussion of Race(and sexual differences), we got bogus analysis, false diagnosis, and useless treatment of (bio)social ills.

    Most social scientists are little more than Quacks.

    We live in a world of Quacks and Cucks.

    • Replies: @MarkinLA
  90. Kiza says:
    @Fran Macadam

    MAGA – Make America (Zionist) Garbage Again.

  91. Trump has always been dodgy on foreign policy. But he at least he got Jeff Sessions into power. That alone justifies his presidency.

    Also, lets not overreact here. He’s bombed one chemical weapons stockpile in Syria. It’s hardly WWIII.

    • Troll: Kiza
    • Replies: @Avery
  92. Avery says:
    @unpc downunder

    {Also, lets not overreact here. He’s bombed one chemical weapons stockpile in Syria. It’s hardly WWIII.}

    #1 Overreaction, if there is any, is fully justified. In my opinion, there is not nearly enough of it from his base.
    Candidate Trump was the only one from the bunch – Dems and Reps – running for POTUS who explicitly backed Assad in his fight against ISIS.
    Now he is calling him names and his Admin is planning some kind of invasion of Syria.

    It is the principle of the thing: he was ‘America First’, or MAGA, or a lot of pro-American-people positions, and now he has turned into another warmonger in the service of foreign interests.

    #2 “He’s bombed”: who gave him permission to do that? POTUS has the right to use US military if US is in imminent danger, but he is not even claiming that, although it would be a lie. His justification for the illegal bombing was the pictures of dead babies, allegedly killed by Sarin. He said it plainly and openly. Not American babies, not Americans – nothing to do with America or Americans. KSA has killed lots of babies in Yemen: why not bomb Riyadh?

    #3 “…one chemical weapons stockpile in Syria”: What chemical weapons stockpile? I take it you have not seen the videos of news personnel who were at the air base a couple of hours after the bombing of ‘…one chemical weapons stockpile… ‘: no protective gear; no gas masks; nothing.

  93. MarkinLA says:
    @Priss Factor

    Social “science” is nothing more than the use of statistics to push a political agenda. That is why you get bogus correlations, and the use of “proxy” values that give the “researcher” what he wants to see. Then you add a dollop of “peer review” to make the steaming pile seem like it has validity.

    For example, I remember one study that “proved” that the environment far outweighed anything biology had to do with intelligence. As a proxy it used the income of couples and the academic achievement of their twins. Of course, the argument is that you don’t have actual data for the intelligence of the parents and kids so you have to use something else.

    While it may be true that a poor couple is likely headed by two stupid people, it cannot be said that a wealthy couple is compsed of two smart people. A wife could be smart just not even in the same ballpark as the husband (or vice-versa) or the couple could be two reasonably smart people who both work to achieve their high income or the couple could be two average intelligence people just in the right business.

    The study went on to show that the differences between paternal and maternal twins actually showed that genetics played almost no role in their kids intelligence.

    That study was so long ago when I was actually allowed on web sites like Salon. Garbage like this is typical of social science.

    • Replies: @utu
  94. Wally says:
    @Bebop

    As if being sec. of state, or a senator ‘qualifies’ anyone. LOL

    She would certainly have been ‘qualified’ to start war with nuclear armed Russia, however.

    Oh how soon your type forget.

    2010 Dems lost the House
    2012 the Dems lost the Senate
    2016 Dems lost the White House
    The Democrats lost more than 1,000 seats at the federal and state level during Obama’s presidency, including 9 Senate seats, 62 House seats, 12 governorships, and a startling 958 state legislative seats.

    counties, 2016 election

    • Replies: @Anon
  95. Wally says:
    @L.K

    Hilarious !!

    Your reference was “Sept. 20, 2016″, BEFORE the election. Which, BTW, was in November, 2016.
    LOL!!

    When in a hole ……

    I repeat:

    Illegal Entrance into U.S. Lowest in 17 Years, Mexicans Too Afraid of Trump

    https://www.prisonplanet.com/illegal-entrance-into-u-s-lowest-in-17-years-mexicans-too-afraid-of-trump.html

    U.S. Illegal Immigration Plunges on Trump Crackdown

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/06/u-s-illegal-immigration-plunges-trump-crackdown/

    20 Ways Trump Unraveled the Administrative State

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/11/20-ways-trump-unraveled-administrative-state/

    Bit by bit, Trump methodically undoing Obama policies

    http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/89ae8247abe8493fae24405546e9a1aa/Article_2017-04-03-US–Trump-Undoing%20Obama/id-c4fa9fa659394514aa645a7cfd3c31ed

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @L.K
  96. Agent76 says:

    Aug 21, 2015 No, Clinton Operative Donald Trump Is Not Going to “Save” America

    It’s kinda hard to believe I actually had to make this video wherein I had to pretend like any of the words that are coming out of this person’s mouth are even 0.0002% genuine. That really just happened. Wow, America. Just… Wow!

  97. macilrae says:

    Fred is back on form!
    I’m afraid the drain is swamped – if there ever was one.

  98. annamaria says:
    @Vires

    You could save your dignity by getting acquainted yourself with these widely available publications:
    “A Critique of ‘False and Misleading’ White House Claims About Syria’s Use of Lethal Gas:” http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/critique_white_house_fabrications_syrias_alleged_use_of_lethal_gas_20170414
    “White House claims on Syria chemical attack ‘obviously false’ – MIT professor:” https://www.rt.com/usa/384520-postol-report-sarin-syria/
    MIT Rocket Scientist: White House Claims on Syria Chemical Attack “Cannot Be True:” http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2017/04/66712.html
    You are welcome

    • Replies: @L.K
  99. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @Wally

    You don’t think that being secretary of state familiarizes a person with diplomacy and statescraft? You don’t think that being a senator familiarizes someone with legislating?

    Interesting.

    • Replies: @Wally
    , @RadicalCenter
  100. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @Wally

    You seem not to have understood the point. Your interlocutor had stated that immigration numbers had been declining for some time. The article, from September 2016, indicated that this trend had been going on for the previous six years.

    • Replies: @Wally
  101. Wally says:
    @Anon

    Why is “familiarity’ important? After all, look at what it has gotten us.

    Anyone can read the rules of the Senate, anyone can speak diplomatically, although straight talk is preferred.

    The point being that heretofore all that ‘familiarity’ has led us to ruin.

  102. Wally says:
    @Anon

    Nonsense, please actually read what he posted.

    His quote specifically stated:
    The number of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. remains steady
    That’s STEADY

    Pay attention:

    U.S. Illegal Immigration Plunges on Trump Crackdown

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/06/u-s-illegal-immigration-plunges-trump-crackdown/

    U.S. Illegal Immigration Plunges on Trump Crackdown

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/04/06/u-s-illegal-immigration-plunges-trump-crackdown/

  103. L.K says:
    @Wally

    What is ‘Hilarious’ is what a fool you can oftentimes be.
    Enough said.

  104. L.K says:
    @annamaria

    Don’t be foolish annamaria.
    Vires does NOT believe in the BS allegation that Assad was responsible for some CW attack.
    Vires is taking Fred to the woodshed over his double standards, observed clearly in Fred’s pathetic attempts to ridicule those who do not buy into the absurd and preposterous official version of 9-11.
    This article by Mr.Reed is excellent though, he often gets things right… nobody is perfect , i guess.

  105. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    Here’s what L.K. wrote: “BTW, illegal Mexican immigration has been receding for a while now, before Trump.” See: http://www.unz.com/freed/first-transgender-president-trump-becomes-hillary/#comment-1848272

    The article to which he linked reads, “The number of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. remains steady at 11.1 million for the sixth straight year, as a drop in people coming from Mexico is offset by an increase from the rest of the world, according to a report released Tuesday.”

    L.K. said nothing about immigration from other parts of the world. Therefore, his point is absolutely, 100% correct, and you’re wrong.

  106. @WorkingClass

    Grow a pair, clean up your feelz and stop crying. This isn’t about you. No one said or expected Trump to be perfect. In fact, it was his imperfections that made a lot of us vote for him- the human MOAB dropped on D.C. The enemy bunkers in the swamp run deep and this will take a while.

    If you can’t handle the occasional setback, go build your own safe space bunker and stay there til 2024, cupcake. The adults will handle things out here.

    • Replies: @Stephen R. Diamond
  107. @Lars Olfen

    Yes, especially when it was WaPo doing the poll and they hid the embarrassing result (to them) in paragraph 23 or so. So, congrats, you’re in the 2% of conservative snowflakes who turn tail and run at the first sign of discomfort. Good riddance.

  108. Agent76 says:
    @Anon

    Here is some additional history and information. April 07, 2017 Pentagon Trained Syria’s Al Qaeda “Rebels” in the Use of Chemical Weapons

    The Western media refutes their own lies.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/pentagon-trained-syrias-al-qaeda-rebels-in-the-use-of-chemical-weapons/5583784

    • Replies: @annamaria
  109. @Inque Yutani

    What you call setbacks (and I call reactionary imperialist warmongering) is supported by the majority of those who voted for Trump. They think he’s “standing up to all the evil dictators.”

    [The masses will turn against Trump when the stock market breaks. The economic elite is just as deluded about his chances as many of his voters, and even more ashamed to admit they support Trump.]

    • Replies: @Inque Yutani
  110. utu says:
    @MarkinLA

    Social “science” is nothing more than the use of statistics to push a political agenda.

    It goes both ways. Jensen, Lynn, Murray they all are pushing some political agenda as well. Somebody pays for it.

    • Replies: @MarkinLA
  111. @Anon

    Clinton as Sec of State advocated unnecessary, non-defensive, unconstitutional, congressionally undeclared WAR against countries and peoples who posed no serious threat to Americans’ safety, territory, or way of life.

    The “experience in diplomacy” didn’t prevent Clinton from routinely favoring dangerous and counterproductive belligerence, including drone strikes or severe economic sanctions, against Russia in particular.

    The “experience in diplomacy” also didn’t prevent Clinton from supporting the U.S. Government assisting the Saudis in bombing defenseless men, women, and children in their homes, schools, hospitals, and villages in large numbers in Yemen.

    The “experience in diplomacy” also didn’t prevent Clinton from supporting the overthrow of Qaddafi, leading to an Islamist surge and increased violence in Libya, not to mention playing a major part in the surge of Africans into Europe.

    That kind of “Experience” we don’t need and can’t afford. Nor can the world.

  112. @Stephen R. Diamond

    If you say so. There was a lot of pearl clutching and shattering of fainting couches from the peanut gallery (what I call the GOPe conservatives who are still bum hurt the electorate rejected them as much as Clinton for failing to actually conserve anything), lots of speculation about it really being a message to Xi, some who wanted Ivanka banned from the White House, and a host of other reactions. I saw very little outright “Yay! Bombing!” until the MOAB strike on ISIS, which Trump *did* campaign on.

    I personally did not like the Syria strike at all, but I live in the real world where nothing is remotely perfect. I have no room in my house for a fainting couch and pearls make me look fat, so I continue to look and move forward.

    As for delusions, everyone I know is quite aware that the fight against the dyscivilizational globalists and their legions of useful idiots is a long and hard one. We’re already looking to 2024 and who we can possibly meme into position to carry on the war.

  113. MarkinLA says:
    @utu

    Well of course. Economics is always pushing the political agenda that we all do better when we lick the asses of the 1%.

    • Agree: Kiza
    • Replies: @Mao Cheng Ji
  114. @MarkinLA

    Well of course. Economics is always pushing the political agenda that we all do better when we lick the asses of the 1%.

    Well, the establishment, ‘mainstream’ economics anyway. And not just economics, pretty much every word uttered by the establishment (government, business, media, education system). It’s called ‘the dominant ideology‘.

  115. annamaria says:
    @Agent76

    The presstituting Reuters is peddling some mysterious French intelligence that says that “Assad forces carried out sarin attack.” Not a peep about Postol’s thorough expert analysis of the event.
    I guess the mysterious French intelligence – “the six-page French document, seen by Reuters, and drawn up by France’s military and foreign intelligence services” – is affiliated un-mysteriously with the same Rothschild bank that has produced Macron. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-intelligence-idUSKBN17S0RY

  116. annamaria says:

    Reuters, Macron, and the mysterious (fraudulent) French intelligence that slanders Assad:
    Reuters was previously owned by the Rothschild banking family. They sold Reuters to the Thompson family in 2008. Pehr Gyllenhammar is a chairman of the Reuters Founders Share Company. Gyllenhammar is also a Vice Chairman of Rothschild Europe. Incidentally, Mr. Gyllenhammar is zionist.

    • Replies: @Mao Cheng Ji
  117. chris says:

    Fred’s Third Law of International Relations: Never butt heads with a country that has a missile named the No Dong.

    Too funny !!! (That and the title and the picture, etc. …)

  118. annamaria says:
    @Mao Cheng Ji

    Comment section of the Russian Insider’ article has this: “The French establishment is even more Zionist infested than the UK.” One cannot disagree.

  119. chris says:

    Too fun“When you kill innocent children, innocent babies — babies, little babies — with a chemical gas … that crosses many, many lines, beyond a red line. … And I will tell you, that attack on children yesterday had a big impact on me … my attitude toward Syria and Assad has changed very much.”

    God almighty. Who wrote this–a middle school girl with C’s in English, or the President of the United States? Did he retire to his bedroom for a good cry?ny !!! (That and the title and the picture, etc. …)

    It’s president Toni Montana

  120. “God almighty. Who wrote this–a middle school girl with C’s in English, or the President of the United States? Did he retire to his bedroom for a good cry?”

    The way he comes across in his speeches, he sounds like a 5 year old talking about the big meanies in pre-school who bully him.

    What a joke. Falling for false flags. Remove Asaad! Exactly what ISIS wants to do!! COHENcidence!?

    Notice how ISIS has never attacked Israel…..

  121. annamaria says:

    Russia and Syria fight ISIS.
    Israel fights Syria but Israel never attacks ISIS.
    The US is in Syria “to fight ISIS,” at the same time the US is content with everything Israel does, including Israelis’ cooperation with ISIS. That is, the US serves to Israeli interests while violating international laws including the Nuremberg’s principles. What is the secretary Mattis for – to coordinate the use of American resources for Israel’s pleasure?

    http://www.vosizneias.com/268216/2017/04/27/syria-media-israel-strikes-iran-supplied-arms-depot-near-damascus-airport/

  122. annamaria says:
    @Mao Cheng Ji

    Here is a comment on Sic Semper Tyrannis, one of the best alternative sources of info in the world, re Reuters’ “French intelligence” on the alleged sarin attack in Syria, which the US does not want investigate:
    pmr9 said in reply to Marko…
    “The report is not attributed to any intelligence agency or committee, and the lab (which should be the OPCW-certified lab at Le Bouchet) is not even mentioned. I suspect this means that no intelligence agency or lab director was prepared to be associated with it…

    This is how the presstituting Reuters have been making their stinky brew. At least, the Reuters’ relationships with ziocons are clear like daylight and we can be quietly assured that no objective and truthful information could be find out in Reuters’ reportages.

    • Replies: @Mao Cheng Ji
  123. @annamaria

    This is how the presstituting Reuters have been making their stinky brew.

    I’m not sure what this has to do with Reuters. Reuters only reported on the “six-page French document … drawn up by France’s military and foreign intelligence services” and presented by French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault. There are similar reports published by the Guardian, the CNN, etc. In fact, as far as I can tell only Reuters provided (in the link you posted above) a quote from Peskov in their article…

  124. annamaria says:

    Then we have been looking for different Reuters reports: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-intelligence-idUSKBN17S0RY
    You could see with your own eyes that Reuters avoids mentioning any specific lab. Moreover, Reuters rely on the previous accusations (2013) against Syria, which since then have been debunked by Postol. See an open letter by Postol to the scoundrel Kaszetta, a co-worker of Eliot Higgins aka Billincat. Higgins has been a loud accuser of Syria and Russia in all possible sins; for these efforts, his words have been cherished by MSM: https://cryptome.org/2014/08/postol-debunks-kaszeta.pdf
    I would certainly trust Postol, the fearless MIT professor, than to the Atlantic-Council “expert” Higgins and Co. You may want to check Higgins’ incredible credentials, namely the lack of any solid education; he is an ignorant opportunist finding a niche with MIC. Both Atlantic Council and the Department of War Studies, King’s College, London adore him, for obvious reason. Head of the Department of War Studies, Michael Rainsborough: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/warstudies/people/professors/rainsborough.aspx

  125. DaveE says:

    This piece is right on so many levels, but is dangerously deceptive in it’s basic premise: that Trump is just a naive fool who wandered into the Presidency w/o a clue as to who “runs the show”.

    Do you really think such a megalomaniac would just “fall off his horse” and be a different person when he woke up? Or that he just betrayed the entire civilized world to appease his twisted tyrant son in law?

    No, you know darn well that these “people” are ruthless and extremely deceptive and plan these things decades in advance. Operation Trumpowitz was put into place YEARS ago.

    Please, Mr. Reed, stop underestimating (or understating) the enemy.

  126. I know how much you want to believe Trump is the genuine article. Almost as much as I wanted to believe that. He seemed a Godsend to us; someone who would be independent, a nationalist, and not beholden to Jewish blackmail, conjobs, fraud, defamation and the llike. Sometimes you have to step back and tell yourself – if it walks like a Zionist and talks like a Zionist, welll you know the rest. I still remember how my heart jumped for joy when he told a room full of Jewish bilionaires incuding Sheldon Adelsen that they don’t want him because he neither needs or wants their money and that they just wanted someone they could control. That same meeting he refused to commit to Jerusalem being the capital of Israel and was booed as a result. Later, at the AIPAC conference he did state Jerusalem was the capitial of Israel and it was Bernie Sanders that boycotted that event. Now he wants the American embassy to be in Jerusalem!

  127. annamaria says:

    More in the gas attack. The French “investigators” are not able to perform a professional presstituting and thus made a laughing stock of themselves, for the glory of Israel. https://www.rt.com/news/386404-french-syria-chemical-attack-report/
    “The French report in its conclusions stated that only President Bashar Assad or members of his inner circle could have ordered the strike on the town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib province. The document claims the conclusions are based on samples obtained from the impact strike on the ground and a blood sample from a victim. Earlier, the UK and France claimed that their experts have “received” samples from the site of the incident, which they passed on to OPCW labs who then identified the chemical agent used in the attack as sarin gas.
    The Russian Foreign Ministry questioned the validity of the evidence and consistency of the French intelligence report in general.
    “Preliminary analysis of the five-page French document raises many questions: First of all, regarding the circumstances under which the French side obtained the samples allegedly gathered directly at the scene of the incident. If the French intelligence services collected the samples themselves, then it means they have free access to the area controlled (as they say in the report) by Al-Qaeda-linked armed groups of the Syrian opposition. If the samples were obtained in some other place… then the consistency of the conducted analysis is immediately in question,” the ministry said, noting that under international regulations, the samples, in order to avoid any meddling, must be absolutely secure across the entire route; from the scene to laboratory.”

    The French report does not name any specific lab taking responsibility for the analysis. None of the respectable scientists wanted to participate in the hoax.

  128. Dube says:

    A question about the new language. Is this correct? If Trump transgenders, then she is the first woman president. Or do we say, female president?

  129. Rev_Rock says:
    @Bragadocious

    Trump the candidate was anti-neocon, anti-establishment. He has now shown himself to be both, regardless of Fred’s position on him. Like many ‘conservative/libertarian’ types, he likely held his nose and voted for him. I voted for Johnson out of lack of true choice. It appears my vote was the correct one.

  130. Trump promised to end DACA, now he protects DACA. Terunp should keep his promise. DACA is a very stupid program, very bad for USA Economy. NO other nation accepts to pay for the education of people from other countries that /in addition / entered ILEGALLY. Brazil does not pay for the education of poor students from Argentina or Peru or any other neighbour /or viceversa/ and France does not pay education of students from Spain, etc . Their governments are not stupid like the guys that in USA decided to pay DACA for illegals. USA earns NOTHING for that.
    Are Guatemala., El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, paying for the education of millions of Amrican students in poverty,. in those countries? _ NO . And if American students go there illegally, they are deported at once.

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