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Observers of developments in the Middle East have long taken it as a given that the United States and Israel are seeking for an excuse to attack Iran. The recently terminated conference in Warsaw had that objective, which was clearly expressed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but it failed to rally European and Middle Eastern states to support the cause. On the contrary, there was strong sentiment coming from Europe in particular that normalizing relations with Iran within the context of the 2015 multi party nuclear agreement is the preferred way to go both to avoid a major war and to prevent nuclear weapons proliferation.

There are foundations in Washington, all closely linked to Israel and its lobby in the U.S., that are wholly dedicated to making the case for war against Iran. They seek pretexts in various dark corners, including claims that Iran is cheating on its nuclear program, that it is developing ballistic missiles that will enable it to deliver its secret nuclear warheads onto targets in Europe and even the United States, that it is an oppressive, dictatorial government that must be subjected to regime change to liberate the Iranian people and give them democracy, and, most stridently, that is provoking and supporting wars and threats against U.S. allies all throughout the Middle East.

Dissecting the claims about Iran, one might reasonably counter that rigorous inspections by the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirm that Tehran has no nuclear weapons program, a view that is supported by the U.S. intelligence community in its recent Worldwide Threat Assessment. Beyond that, Iran’s limited missile program can be regarded as largely defensive given the constant threats from Israel and the U.S. and one might well accept that the removal of the Iranian government is a task best suited for the Iranian people, not delivered through military intervention by a foreign power that has been starving the country through economic warfare. And as for provoking wars in the Middle East, look to the United States and Israel, not Iran.

So the hawks in Washington, by which one means National Security Adviser John Bolton, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and, apparently President Donald Trump himself when the subject is Iran, have been somewhat frustrated by the lack of a clear casus belli to hang their war on. No doubt prodded by Netanyahu, they have apparently revived an old story to give them what they want, even going so far as to develop an argument that would justify an attack on Iran without a declaration of war while also lacking any imminent threat from Tehran to justify a preemptive strike.

What may be the new Iran policy was recently outlined in a Washington Times article, which unfortunately has received relatively little attention from either the media, the punditry or from the few policymakers themselves who have intermittently been mildly critical of Washington’s propensity to strike first and think about it afterwards.

The article is entitled “Exclusive: Iran-al Qaeda alliance May Provide Legal Rationale for U.S. military strikes.” The article’s main points should be taken seriously by anyone concerned over what is about to unfold in the Persian Gulf because it is not just the usual fluff emanating from the hubris-induced meanderings of some think tank, though it does include some of that. It also cites government officials by name and others who are not named but are clearly in the administration.

As an ex-CIA case officer who worked on the Iran target for a number of years, I was shocked when I read the Times’ article, primarily because it sounded like a repeat of the fabricated intelligence that was used against both Iraq and Iran in 2001 through 2003. It is based on the premise that war with Iran is desirable for the United States and, acting behind the scenes, Israel, so it is therefore necessary to come up with an excuse to start it. As the threat of terrorism is always a good tactic to convince the American public that something must be done, that is what the article tries to do and it is particularly discouraging to read as it appears to reflect opinion in the White House.

As I have been writing quite critically about the CIA and the Middle East for a number of years, I am accustomed to considerable push-back from former colleagues. But in this case, the calls and emails I received from former intelligence officers who shared my experience of the Middle East and had read the article went strongly the other way, condemning the use of both fake and contrived intelligence to start another unnecessary war.

The article states that Iran is supporting al Qaeda by providing money, weapons and sanctuary across the Middle East to enable it to undertake new terrorist attacks. It is doing so in spite of ideological differences because of a common enemy: the United States. Per the article and its sources, this connivance has now “evolved into an unacceptable global security threat” with the White House intent on “establishing a potential legal justification for military strikes against Iran or its proxies.”

One might reasonably ask why the United States cares if Iran is helping al Qaeda as both are already enemies who are lying on the Made in U.S.A. chopping block waiting for the ax to fall. The reason lies in the Authorization to Use Military Force, originally drafted post 9/11 to provide a legal fig leaf to pursue al Qaeda worldwide, but since modified to permit also going after “associated groups.” If Iran is plausibly an associated group then President Trump and his band of self-righteous maniacs egged on by Netanyahu can declare “bombs away Mr. Ayatollah.” And if Israel is involved, there will be a full benediction coming from Congress and the media. So is this administration both capable and willing to start a major war based on bullshit? You betcha!

The Times suggests how it all works as follows: “Congressional and legal sources say the law may now provide a legal rationale for striking Iranian territory or proxies should President Trump decide that Tehran poses a looming threat to the U.S. or Israel and that economic sanctions are not strong enough to neutralize the threat.” The paper does not bother to explain what might constitute a “looming threat” to the United States from puny Iran but it is enough to note that Israel, as usual, is right in the middle of everything and, exercising its option of perpetual victim-hood, it is apparently threatened in spite of its nuclear arsenal and overwhelming regional military superiority guaranteed by act of the U.S. Congress.

Curiously, though several cited administration officials wedded to the hard-line against Iran because it is alleged to be the “world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism” were willing to provide their opinions on the Iran-al Qaeda axis, the authors of the recent Worldwide Threat Assessment issued by the intelligence community apparently have never heard of it. The State Department meanwhile sees an Iranian pipeline moving al Qaeda’s men and money to targets in central and south Asia, though that assessment hardly jives with the fact that the only recent major attack attributed to al Qaeda was carried out on February 13th in southeastern Iran against the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, a bombing that killed 27 guardsmen.

The State annual threat assessment also particularly condemns Iran for funding groups like Hezbollah and Hamas, both of which are, not coincidentally, enemies of Israel who would care less about “threatening” the United States but for the fact that it is constantly meddling in the Middle East on behalf of the Jewish state.

And when in doubt, the authors of the article went to “old reliable,” the leading neocon think tank the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, which, by the way, works closely with the Israeli government and never, ever has criticized the state of democracy in Israel. One of its spokesmen was quick off the mark: ““The Trump administration is right to focus on Tehran’s full range of malign activities, and that should include a focus on Tehran’s long-standing support for al Qaeda.”

Indeed, the one expert cited in the Times story who actually is an expert and examined original documents rather than reeling off approved government and think tank talking points contradicted the Iran-al Qaeda narrative. “Nelly Lahoud, a former terrorism analyst at the U.S. Military Academy and now a New America Foundation fellow, was one of the first to review documents seized from bin Laden’s hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan. She wrote in an analysis for the Atlantic Council this fall that the bin Laden files revealed a deep strain of skepticism and hostility toward the Iranian regime, mixed with a recognition by al Qaeda leaders of the need to avoid a complete break with Tehran. In none of the documents, which date from 2004 to just days before bin Laden’s death, ‘did I find references pointing to collaboration between al Qaeda and Iran to carry out terrorism,’ she concluded.”

So going after Iran is the name of the game even if the al Qaeda story is basically untrue. The stakes are high and whatever has to be produced, deduced or fabricated to justify a war is fair game. Iran and terrorism? Perfect. Let’s try that one out because, after all, invading Iran will be a cakewalk and the people will be in the streets cheering our tanks as they roll by. What could possibly go wrong?

Philip M. Giraldi, Ph.D., is Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest, a 501(c)3 tax deductible educational foundation that seeks a more interests-based U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Website is www.councilforthenationalinterest.org, address is P.O. Box 2157, Purcellville VA 20134 and its email is [email protected].

 
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  1. wayfarer says:

    Israel, the World’s Richest Beggar.
    source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Blue_Boy

    Staggering Cost of Israel to Americans.

    Israel has a population of approximately 8.7 million, roughly equal to the state of New Jersey. It is among the world’s most affluent nations, with a per capita income slightly below that of the European Union. Israel’s unemployment rate of 4.3% is better than America’s 4.4%, and Israel’s net trade, earnings, and payments is ranked 22nd in the world while the US sits in last place at a dismal 202nd.

    Yet, Israel receives more of America’s foreign aid budget than any other nation. The US has, in fact, given more aid to Israel than it has to all the countries of sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean combined – which have a total population of over a billion people.

    And foreign aid is just one component of the staggering cost of our alliance with Israel.

    Given the tremendous costs, it is critical to examine why we lavish so much aid on Israel, and whether it is worth Americans’ hard-earned tax dollars. But first, let’s take a look at what our alliance with Israel truly costs.

    source: https://ifamericaknew.org/stat/cost.html

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
  2. ‘Let’s try that one out because, after all, invading Iran will be a cakewalk and the people will be in the streets cheering our tanks as they roll by. What could possibly go wrong?’

    The irresponsible vermin promoting this nonsense simply don’t care how wildly improbable their scenario is. They just don’t think that far ahead.

    It’s hard to decide which to focus on; the blatant stupidity or the sheer evil.

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @follyofwar
    , @Vagabond
    , @Moi
    , @Don
  3. renfro says:

    the leading neocon think tank the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies,

    I follow the twitter of FDD’s head son of a bitch, Mark Dubowitz‏, a real psycho Jewzio.
    Following the NeoJews on twitter is one way to keep up with what they doing.
    Evil ideas expressed without profanity or passion is the epitome of true evil….and you will see plenty of it from them.

    • Replies: @Z-man
    , @MEexpert
  4. Anonymous[143] • Disclaimer says:

    The key to this mess is Europe. The European powers allowed World War II to unfold by wringing their hands rather than taking a stand while Hitler built up his forces, threatened his neighbors and bit off chunks of their territory. The EU is similarly paralysed with fear of the true global aggressor today residing in Washington as it enlarges its military empire by annexing into NATO every compliant grand duchy like Montenegro or failed polyglot state like Ukraine still at loose ends in Eastern Europe. Tiny countries (Macedonia) are even forced to change their names to “qualify” for admission into Washington’s street gang, and reluctantly do so under much duress. Rather than oppose Washington’s insane and dangerous policy on Venezuela, Iran or the INF treaty, the fools headquartered in Brussels accommodate the bully’s every whim.

    The process will not stop until it escalates into World War III unless the Europeans wake up, screw up some courage and kick the Yanks out of their tranquil little inbred peninsula. The Yanks are not protecting them, they are exploiting them, damaging them economically and making them targets of Russian nukes as part of an insane grudge match they insist on playing out against several EurAsian nations. The first step our pale brethren on the continent need to take is to retire the entire leadership of what former de-facto President Cheney called “Old Europe.” Merkel, May, and Macron should be the first to get their burials at sea like Osama did. Then the European armies should shut the American bases and escort their personnel onto transport ships back to the new world. Or are they afraid the Americans would kick their asses and continue to rule Europe even into the next life? The entire world will get there soon enough if Europeans do nothing about the American menace.

  5. renfro says:

    Every day I expect to see news of some event ( false flag) that will give Trump’s Jews cover for a US attack on Iran.

    Think they won’t do it?…….look at everything they’ve done in the past. They would do it. Because they’ve done it over and over and always gotten away with it.

    • Agree: Zumbuddi
  6. In any case US needs a proxy group to attack Iran. Who could be interested?

  7. given the constant threats from Israel and the U.S.

    And it has been more than threats: the Stuxnet virus and Mossad assassinations. While I think even Trump may be reasonably nervous about a potential attack, if he has cheerleaders like Kushner, Friedman, MBS, AIPAC, et al, it does seem almost a certainty. Is this not what NSA Bolton has been waiting for most of his career?

    And the neocon media crew will likely be out in full force soon doing their “mushroom cloud” thing.
    I saw Rubin, Boot, Pletka, Todd in shock over what Rep Omar had said. Poor David Brooks felt the Democrats had “slapped him the face (PBS Newshour).”

    Democrats need to be talking about this early. They can’t let this happen. As for the GOP…I’m sure the words at the AIPAC convention will be supportive.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  8. chris says:

    The patent absurdity of the ‘indispensable nation,’, in one administration, making peace with Iran and then, in the very next (on the basis of no palpable facts) making war, should eventually wake even the most catatonic to the monstrous activities that have led us to this point.

    I suspect that this (seemingly imminent) attack on Iran will, also become the noose to hang Trump with. Thus, the Neocons, with Stalinesque subtlety will have killed two birds with one shot.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
    , @densa
  9. Thomm says:

    I am not convinced by the responses to prior queries about Israel’s responsibility in these matters.

    Iran is two countries away from Israel, so they are not neighbors by any stretch. It is a bit much to say that Israel is instigating various confrontations between the US and Iran, and that Israel is making the US do anything.

    There is a reason the anti-Israel narrative never gains much purchase amongst the American mainstream. The illogic behind the claims are just to much for thinking people to believe.

    Thanks,
    -Ira Rabinowitz

  10. renfro says:

    Well now that most everyone knows Trump’s ME policy on Iran is run by his ZioJews .
    We would be remiss in not mentioning the “other foreign lobby”….the Cuban exiles…..who are all very interested in Venezuela.

    I challenge anyone to find anything done by congress or Trump that was done for average Americans.
    I challenge anyone to find anyone involved in our foreign policy that isn’t ethnically connected to a foreign country or paid by a foreign country’s supporters. Hell if you look at their bios half of them weren’t even born in the US.

    https://www.univision.com/univision-news/latin-america/what-triggered-the-escalation-of-us-venezuela-policy

    What triggered the escalation of US-Venezuela policy?

    For two decades the US was powerless to alter the course of Venezuela’s socialist rule. But, in recent weeks Trump has turned the screws on the Maduro regime. So, what changed? How a casual meeting at Trump Tower and a photo op at the White House, dovetailed with the
    https://www.univision.com/univision-news/latin-america/what-triggered-the-escalation-of-us-venezuela-policy

    What triggered the escalation of US-Venezuela policy?
    For two decades the US was powerless to alter the course of Venezuela’s socialist rule. But, in recent weeks Trump has turned the screws on the Maduro regime. So, what changed? How a casual meeting at Trump Tower and a photo op at the White House, dovetailed with the evolving crisis inside Venezuela

    Two days after taking office in January 2017 President Donald Trump surprised White House staff by asking for a briefing on Venezuela. At the time, Fernando Cutz was on the National Security Council staff as the President’s Director for South America.
    “For whatever reason, and honestly I don’t know what the reason was, but President Trump started on Day One, literally on Day One, asking about Venezuela. So, it was a priority of his from the very start,” Cutz told a forum at the Wilson Center, a Washington think tank, after he left government last year.

    Cutz didn’t know, but the seed was planted a few days before Trump’s inauguration during a casual meeting at Trump Tower in New York. Trump had invited some South Florida friends to pay him a visit, among them Freddy Balsera, a Cuban American Democrat, who represented the real estate mogul on several South Florida golf projects.
    During the meeting, Trump asked Balsera for some advice on what South Floridians would like to see from his presidency, according to witnesses. Balsera mentioned taking a tougher line on the Maduro regime in Venezuela, adding it would have bipartisan support and could make for a good foreign policy victory
    The president’s son-in-law and close advisor, Jared Kushner, was in the room and his ears picked up, the sources said. Balsera told Trump and Kushner about Venezuela’s most famous political prisoner: Leopoldo Lopez. And he had a suggestion: “You should meet with his wife, Lilian Tintori,” he said.
    That’s precisely what happened a few weeks later, courtesy of another Cuban American – a Republican this time – Senator Marco Rubio

    Rubio’s influence has also grown since that White House visit with Lilian Tintori. Despite calling him ‘Little Marco’ during the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump has now taken to heaping President Donald Trump has lately taken to heaping praise on his former presidential rival

    “I do listen a lot to Senator Rubio on Venezuela, it’s close to his heart,” Trump told a small group of reporters representing regional news outlets last month.

    Rubio was also instrumental in bringing into the government some key Cuban Americans; Mauricio Claver-Carone at the NSC. Another John Barsa, is awaiting confirmation to lead USAID’s operations in Latin America. Claver-Carone is a longtime activist on Cuba policy and staunch backer of the economic embargo against Havana’s communist government]

    Otto Reich, another conservative Cuban American and former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela says the Trump administration clearly has Cuba in its sights.
    “I think that what they are preparing in the government is first of all to use the fall of the Venezuelan dictatorship that has financed so much violence and subversion in the hemisphere, to later bring about changes, transitions in Cuba and Nicaragua,”

    White House to appoint Cuba hardliner to head Latin America policy
    Mauricio Claver-Carone, a vocal critic of the Obama administration’s engagement with Cuba, is taking over as the National Security Council’s influential director for Latin America policy.

    • Replies: @Zumbuddi
    , @densa
    , @Art
    , @tac
  11. Miro23 says:

    Iran and terrorism? Perfect. Let’s try that one out because, after all, invading Iran will be a cakewalk and the people will be in the streets cheering our tanks as they roll by. What could possibly go wrong?

    IMO it’s not enough. They need to get the US public on board (uninformed, stupid and apathetic as they are).

    What’s needed is a direct False Flag attack killing US citizens – preferably US servicemen. Something like a staged attack on the 5th Fleet in the Gulf.

    ‘Devastating news:’ 5th Fleet commander found dead in Bahrain.

    https://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/devastating-news-5th-fleet-commander-found-dead-in-bahrain-1.558885

    What kind of internal conflicts couldn’t he resolve?

  12. Israel will get what it wants. Americans are distracted by games of racism, hoaxes, and other Communist activities. The “Think Tanks” controlled by Neocon Jews and their associates want eternal war for the War Industry and money flow into the banker’s coffers. The resulting wars will cause the USA and other nations to go deeper in debt and this will cause the destruction of more societies around the world.

    America and the world are in serious jeopardy because a fake terrorist attack and a news media controlled by the same people will easily dispense the “war drug” of the week and we will start our insanity all over again.

  13. An excellent piece.

    Just solid stuff.

    But in a world of America attacking countries over non-existent weapons of mass destruction or over supposed destruction of democracy, both plainly false claims, does it make any difference?

    America will do what it wants to do. Simply because it can.

    That is just how bullies behave.

    • Replies: @2stateshmustate
  14. Edd says:

    But on the positive side . . . attacking Iran militarily will likely be the final misadventure of the Anglo-Zionist empire.

    • Agree: Haxo Angmark, Cleburne
    • Replies: @Aksavavit
    , @NoseytheDuke
  15. Benjy says:

    Most people are unaware of the surprise attack and aggressive war in August 1941 waged against Iran by “good guys” Churchill and Stalin.

    From Wiki

    The invasion was a surprise attack, described by Allied forces as rapid and conducted with ease. Prior to the invasion, two diplomatic notes were delivered to the Iranian government on 19 July and 17 August, requiring the Iranian government to expel German nationals.

    The Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy attacked from the Persian Gulf while other British Commonwealth forces came by land and air from Iraq. The Soviet Union invaded from the north, mostly from Transcaucasia, with the 44th, 47th armies of the Transcaucasian Front (General Dmitry Timofeyevich Kozlov), and 53rd army of the Central Asian Military District, occupying Iran’s northern provinces. Air force and naval units also participated in the battle. The Soviets used about 1,000 T-26 tanks for their combat operations.

    “The Iranian warship Babr (Tiger) after being shelled and sunk by the Australian sloop HMAS Yarra during the surprise attack on Iran in August 1941”

    “1950s era Iranian postage stamp illustrating the Iranian warship Palang (Leopard). The British Royal Navy sank the Palang while it was moored at an Abadan pier during the surprise attack on Iran in August 1941

    Compare this surprise attack on Iran to Japan’s bombing Hawaii with a few puny aircraft carriers.

    Iran was far more “Neutral” in August 1941 than the US was in December of that year. Britain and Australia preemptively destroyed the Iranian Navy, just as Japan had tried to do to the US months later, do London and Birmingham deserve to be nuked too? Of course Iran wasn’t the only neutral country Churchill invaded either. Churchill waged aggressive war against neutral Iceland and Norway too.

    Hitler had neutral Switzerland surrounded from May 1940 on. He never demanded that the Swiss expel all citizens of the Allied countries, let alone force them to expel from Switzerland the sworn enemies of Germany, the German hating jews.

  16. All these professional military functionaries, formerly called Generals, should all be sent at the front in their wars, to lead their troops instead of sitting cowardly in a bunker.
    Its a shame, Alexandert the Great did not sit in a bunker at home, he led his troops as far as India.

  17. Aksavavit says:
    @Edd

    Well, it might also be the final misadventure of Homo (not so) sapiens.

  18. wayfarer says:

    If Your Opponent is of Choleric Temper, Irritate Him.

    Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Tzu

    Jewish Privilege.

    We’re All Debt Slaves – Here’s Why.

    I Owe You Money: Greatest Scam Never Told.

    • Agree: Agent76
  19. @Edd

    Indeed, but when great masses of people are “living” in tents in public parks and shelters, relying on handouts for food etc they will be all the more receptive to a NWO “solution” to their problems, which has likely been the goal from the get-go.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @densa
  20. Benjy says:
    @Benjy

    Dang it. Wrong pic, not of the Palang Here is a better one:

    “August 25, 1941, the HMS Shoreham trained her forward gun battery on the Iranian warship Palang, which was moored peacefully at an Abadan pier. A moment later, a shell slammed into the Palang, the explosion engulfing the vessel in a ball of fire and smoke.”

  21. @Anonymous

    The European powers allowed World War II to unfold by wringing their hands rather than taking a stand while Hitler built up his forces, threatened his neighbors and bit off chunks of their territory.

    You have to be kidding. You’re re-spouting nearly century old war propaganda as fact. You need to go back and read the article and focus on the parts where pretexts are made up.

    Here, start with this.:

    So the hawks in Washington, by which one means National Security Adviser John Bolton, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and, apparently President Donald Trump himself when the subject is Iran, have been somewhat frustrated by the lack of a clear casus belli to hang their war on. No doubt prodded by Netanyahu, they have apparently revived an old story to give them what they want, even going so far as to develop an argument that would justify an attack on Iran </blockquote>

    • Agree: Mulegino1
  22. @wayfarer

    This is not the first time you (I think it has been you before) have posted a totally misleading link to the Wikipedia article on the Blue Boy painting. Are you trying to give everyone the counterintuitive impression that Wikipedia is salvaging Israel?

    • Replies: @wayfarer
    , @anonymous
  23. Jake says:

    Saying that Iran sponsors Al-Qeada is one, just one, of our Globalist Anglo-Zionists Empire’s versions of teaching the masses that sometimes 2+2 might equal 4, but other times it equals 5, and others still it equals 3. The answer is that it equals whatever Big Brother says it equals at that moment.

    • Replies: @RVBlake
    , @anonymous
  24. Benjy says:
    @Anonymous

    “The European powers allowed World War II to unfold by wringing their hands rather than taking a stand while Hitler built up his forces, threatened his neighbors and bit off chunks of their territory.”

    What a load of bilious hogwash. First of all, Hitler was merely trying to get the Germans the rights that had been promised to her when she agreed to the Armistice and threw out the Kaiser. But instead of self determination, the Anglo-Zionists broke up Germany and gave the Germans hyperinflation, perversion and starvation. Hitler was merely delivering to Germans what was stolen at Versailles.

    But where you really venture into the fever swamp is when you claim the Europe should stop the US. First of all there is no European army, only Zato, which is effectively the Rothschild army. This is because Europe and the EU are ZOG, just like England, Canada, Australia and the US.

    There will be no end to these insane wars for Eretz Israel until boobus Americanus, which includes you, wake up.

  25. Anon71 says:

    Excellent article. And a clear indication of how, unfortunately, history keeps repeating itself.

  26. @renfro

    Because they’ve done it over and over and always gotten away with it.

    Very true.

    I wonder what motivates them to put so much effort to concoct various pretexts including conspiracy theories to justify their actions when they consistently manage to do what they want anyway.

    I sure wish someone could come up with a way to foil the morons and failing that, to punish them appropriately, but that’s not likely to be in the cards. Damn

    Now we can see probably the main reason tRump was picked to run for president; this escalation of the war on Iran, with further encirclement of Russia, was the plan all along. With him, there seemed to be a chance it wouldn’t happen, but with the Cackling War Hag, it was obvious from the start so no cover there. We can bet tRump will claim, and some will believe (rationalize), that the devil made him do it.

  27. wayfarer says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    Meme: An idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture – often with the aim of conveying a particular phenomenon, theme, or meaning represented by the meme. A meme acts as a unit for carrying cultural ideas, symbols, or practices, that can be transmitted from one mind to another through writing, speech, gestures, rituals, or other imitable phenomena with a mimicked theme. Supporters of the concept regard memes as cultural analogues to genes in that they self-replicate, mutate, and respond to selective pressures.

    source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meme

  28. Z-man says:
    @renfro

    Thanks for the tweets renfro.
    I saw the news of Iran’s FM Zarif’s resignation yesterday and I was immediately alarmed. If Zarif is actually removed from power a Western educated man with TV charisma will be taken off the ‘airs’. Iran will lose a big positive public relations asset with Zarif’s departure to the glee of Netanyahu and the rabid Zionists in Isra-hell and here in Trump’s administration and the Beltway. Bad news.

  29. @Ilyana_Rozumova

    In any case US needs a proxy group to attack Iran. Who could be interested?

    I agree. Who’d be stupid enough to “ally” themselves with the money bags “one world” crowd after seeing so many others get tossed under the bus?

    CAIRO, Egypt, May 27,—The last hope of 30,000,000 Arabs to win freedom for their race without further bloodshed vanished when cables from Washington announced that the United States had concluded an agreement with Great Britain… The Arabs came into the war on the side of the allies against their Turkish co-religionists in- response to the allies’ promise of freedom…The Arab support” was determined and effective.”

    Newspaper article by Junius B. Wood on the American recognition of Britain’s mandate in Palestine, Chicago Daily News,27 May 1922 (also The Sunday Star, Washington)

    http://dcollections.oberlin.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/kingcrane/id/1686/rec/18

    When the smoke of [WW2] cleared only three purposes had been achieved, none of them disclosed at its start: the world-revolution, with Western arms and support, had advanced to the middle of Europe; Zionism had been armed to establish itself in Palestine by force; the “world-government”, obviously the result which these two convergent forces were intended to produce, had been set up anew in embryo form, this time in New York. The war behind the war was the true one; it was fought to divert the arms, manpower and treasure of the West to these purposes.
    -Douglas Reed, “the Controversy of Zion,” p 333 (written ~1955 )
    https://archive.org/stream/TheControversyOfZion/TheControversyOfZi

  30. @chris

    I suspect that this (seemingly imminent) attack on Iran will, also become the noose to hang Trump with.

    The narcissistic fool and likely fall guy doesn’t seem to have a clue that he’ll be tossed away like the used tissue paper that he is when he’s outlived his usefulness.

    • Agree: chris
  31. @Thomm

    It appears that you’ve mistaken this thread for some kind of comedy site. But hey, thanks for the laughs!

    • Agree: Z-man
    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  32. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    Before interacting with this “Wizard of Oz” character, be aware that the same person also appears to have posted as “Anon[436].” See under Mr. Derbyshire’s February 15, 2019, article comment ## 28, 42, 43, 44, 68, 122.

    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  33. @Ilyana_Rozumova

    How about Mujahadeen Ul Haq, Al Qaida, ISIS, Kurds, or whatever combo of local and imported criminals and terrorists disguised as dissidents, insurgents, freedom fighters. They’ve done that often enough in the past, just a matter of repeating.

  34. @jacques sheete

    Didn’t someone mention to ignore this Thomm aka Ira Rabinowitz (what a name for a subcon Indian lol) or just press on “Troll” as he doesn’t seek to engage in any meaningful debate? Or was it regarding Tyron 2? Or maybe both deserve boycotting?

    Still I’m not complaining – I like your comment.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  35. Trump is the lap dog of the Chabad-Lubavitch sect of Zionist Judaism, just as Putin is. The world will only continue it’s death spiral as long as this is the case.

    Chabad, also known as Lubavitch, Habad and Chabad-Lubavitch[1] (Hebrew: חב”ד), is an Orthodox Jewish, Hasidic movement. Chabad is one of the world’s well-known Hasidic movements, particularly for its outreach activities. It is one of the largest Hasidic groups[2][3][4] and Jewish religious organizations in the world.[5][6]

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chabad

  36. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:

    The war of the month :

    February 2019 : Venezuela

    March 2019 : Iran ?

    Following months candidates : North Korea , Irak , Siria , Somalia , Libia , Mali , China , Russia , Ukraina , Turkey , Pakistan , Yemen , the EU …. ?????

    The world is a battle field ! , vote your candidates for the spring and summer season wars of the month . Join the marines , visit exotic lands , meet exotic people and kill them .

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  37. The fact is that AL CIADA aka ISIS and off shoots there of , are in fact a creation of the Zionist controlled U.S. and Israel and Britain and have been used as the excuse to destroy the Mideast for Zionist Israel. The fact also is that ISRAEL and the Zionist controlled U.S. deep state did 911 and every thinking American knows it and the Zionists not only got away with it but plunged America into 18 years of unending war in the Zionist slaughter houses in the Mideast!

    Congress aka the lower house of the Knesset is controlled by the dual citizen Zionists and their AIPAC and congress is but an extension of the Knesset in fact and deed and is a disgrace to patriotic Americans! Congress would go along with attacking Canada if that was what the Zionist wanted and in the case of Iran our Zionist puppet Trump and all his Zionists will at some point bomb Iran and bring Russia in on Irans side and produce WWIII which the Zionist have been trying to start for decades!

    We have not been in control of the U.S. government since 1913 when the Zionist got their privately owned FED and IRS through a corrupt congress and a corrupt POTUS and now the chickens have come home to roost and we are a Zionist plantation and we goyim are slaves on this plantation.

    • Replies: @densa
  38. RVBlake says:
    @Jake

    I was intrigued at seeing “news” of a Shiite – Sunni collaboration. I was under the impression that the two camps despised each other.

  39. Robjil says:

    Purim time is what we have to watch out for this war. Purim is beloved by these Zcrazies. 1991 on Iraq ended on Purim with warplane bombing massacre of 175000 surrendering Iraqi troops. 2003 war on Iraq started on Purim. Bush II said it would the time of our Zchoosing. 2011 war on Libya started on Purim.

    The month of Purim is Adar. There are two Adars in Jewish leap years. This year is a Jewish leap year, so there are two Adars. Adar I is from Feb. 4, sundown, – March 6. Adar II is from March 6, sundown, to April 5.

    Adar I had a Purim Katan, a minor Purim, the 14th day of Adar, on Feb. 19. What happened on Feb. 19 the relates to Zio control? The Jewish graves were found to have swastikas on them.

    https://news.sky.com/story/swastikas-painted-on-jewish-graves-in-french-cemetery-11642046

    “Swastikas and antisemitic slogans have been smeared on about 90 graves in a Jewish cemetery in France, local officials said.
    The graffiti appeared in the cemetery in Quatzenheim, near Strasbourg, overnight on Tuesday – hours before planned nationwide marches against a rise in antisemitic attacks.”

    Here is what Purim Katan is in the Jewish calendar.

    https://www.chabad.org/search/keyword_cdo/kid/2699/jewish/Purim-Katan.htm
    “Purim Katan: (lit. “Minor Purim”); semi-festive day in the intercalated first month of Adar in a leap year, whose date corresponds to the date in which Purim is actually celebrated that year in the following month of Adar “

    Adar II starts on March 6 at sundown. There are two days of celebrations which are called Rosh Chodesh Adar – March 7 and March 8. This is the regular Purim month with the real Purim. Purim is three days of celebration. It starts on sundown March 19 with Erev Purim, Ta’aint Esther, the Feast of Esther. The day celebration is March 20. Sundown March 20 starts Purim itself. The day celebration is March 21. Sundown March 21 is Shushan Purim and day celebration is March 22. It is celebrated in walled towns such a Jerusalem.

    Purim theme has been a central theme for the wars in the middle east. 1991 war on Iraq ended on Purim day with the US warplane bombing massacre of 175000 surrendering Iraqi troops. 2003 war on Iraq started on Purim. 2011 war on Libya started on Purim. The first Purim was in Iran. Iran is the goldmine for these Zcrazy neocons, a Purim jackpot.

    This article is about the connection to Purim for the 1991 and 2003 war on Iraq.

    https://www.meaningfullife.com/connection-between-purim-and-gulf-war/

    “Persian Gulf War I in 1991 ended on Purim.
    The ultimatum to Iraq today is for Purim eve.
    Too many Persian dots to ignore.”

    Purim 2011 was on Erev Purim March 19, Purim March 20 and Shushan Purim March 21

    https://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/20/world/africa/20libya.html

    TRIPOLI, Libya — American and European forces began a broad campaign of strikes against the government of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi on Saturday, unleashing warplanes and missiles in a military intervention on a scale not seen in the Arab world since the Iraq war.
    The mission to impose a United Nations-sanctioned no-fly zone and keep Colonel Qaddafi from using air power against beleaguered rebel forces was portrayed by Pentagon and NATO officials as under French and British leadership.

  40. refl says:
    @Anonymous

    As you should have heard, a terrorist army has been imported into Europe in recent years. And if you call out this obvious fact, you will be cruzified.

    The only valid point about your Hitler comparison is that those who prepared this mess took just as much care for the details as those people who installed a maniac as dictator in Germany back then.

    If European leaders were to decide that it is time to act independently a couple thousand mad men will swing into action.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  41. Zumbuddi says:
    @renfro

    Good information, thx renfro.

    But surely you’re just repeating what is broadcast repeatedly on USA’s full spectrum communications networks, right?

  42. Agent76 says:

    Sep 11, 2011 General Wesley Clark: Wars Were Planned – Seven Countries In Five Years

    “This is a memo that describes how we’re going to take out seven countries in five years, starting with Iraq, and then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and, finishing off, Iran.” I said, “Is it classified?” He said, “Yes, sir.” I said, “Well, don’t show it to me.” And I saw him a year or so ago, and I said, “You remember that?” He said, “Sir, I didn’t show you that memo! I didn’t show it to you!”

    July 23, 2006 Secret 2001 Pentagon Plan to Attack Lebanon

    Bush’s Plan for “Serial War” revealed by General Wesley Clark. “[The] Five-year campaign plan [includes]… a total of seven countries, beginning with Iraq, then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Iran, Somalia and Sudan” (Pentagon official quoted by General Wesley Clark) According to General Wesley Clark–the Pentagon, by late 2001.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/secret-2001-pentagon-plan-to-attack-lebanon/2797

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  43. @Anon

    Interestingly, Anon # 424 wrote: ‘The war of the month :
    February 2019 : Venezuela
    March 2019 : Iran ?”

    Hello, Mr # 424.

    As you know, the ‘Merikan public is now merely given a tawdry explanation as to the “Homeland’s” need to do military regime-change in Venezuela.😕

    Regrettably, the popular/unpopular PreZident t-Rump’s super🙌business-brain easily plonks mere “Homeland” citizen dissent, and voilà, the politically Zio-united Neoconservative/Neocon-liberals always get their war(s).😞

    As to the March 2019 date, identified above, and the allied t-Rump / Netanyahu agenda’s lunge for starting war upon Iran:
    Regrettably, Mr. # 424, undertaking this unnecessary & immoral criminal war is well underway, and simply awaits international Jewry’s big-bang “go” signal.

    Speaking respectfully & in addition, I for one don’t think even a patented Zio “False Flag” terror attack is really needed now for getting a majority of ‘Merikans on a warpath against Iran.😟 Decades ago, such unholy agendas were already carved in fracked (PNAC) shale-stone.🙌

    Thnks very much for your valuable comment, Mr. 424!

    Post scriptum: 1979, September — The former-Israeli Chief of Intelligence Isser Harel, predicted with (extraordinary accuracy) the events of 9/11 to Michael D. Evans, a rabid American Zionist, as Harel conveyed to him how Arab terrorists will attack NYC’s tallest building.😈 Sadly shameless, and advantageous to Likud Netanyahu, the collective American mind & vital humane conscience is regrettably reduced to t-Rubble.

    • Agree: Robjil
    • Replies: @Anon
  44. Agent76 says:

    Jul 9, 2016 An Australian in Iran April 2016

    This was my second trip to Iran, my first being in 2011. Both times have been an amazing experience and nothing like the media would have you believe. An extremely friendly and hospitable nation.

    • Replies: @Fatima Manoubia
  45. ANON[253] • Disclaimer says:

    If by some Miracle of Jesus, that a Nuclear War should happen, Please let the land known as Israel be turned into a sheet of glass, so that its inhabitants can witness the clarity of the Almighty.

  46. turtle says:

    “Congressional and legal sources say the law may now provide a legal rationale for striking Iranian territory or proxies should President Trump decide that Tehran poses a looming threat to the U.S. or Israel and that economic sanctions are not strong enough to neutralize the threat.”

    Pay attention, folks.
    “or proxies” means Hamas and/or Hezbollah.
    “or Israel” is self-explanatory.

    My opinion?
    This dog will not hunt.

  47. I have few doubts there are some tangential sympathies between the Al Qaeda, as understood through the early days of the Muslim Brotherhood prior to the return of the Shah, etc.

    But to date no evidence has indicates that Iran had any planning or operational relationship hand in the events of 9/11.

    Minus any such actual data — an attack against Iran remains unwarranted.

    • Replies: @Talha
  48. anonymous[204] • Disclaimer says:

    Let’s face it. Iran is under attack for the last forty years by the mass murderers and rapist American ‘leaders’ who are mainly under control of the Jewish mafia dicks.
    This is a dark spot on the face of Americans and America.
    The criminal jewish mafia and its extension criminal trump family must be wiped off the map, All Options are on the table.

    The criminal Jewish mafia is playing against Iran, now, is mainly ECONOMIC SANCTIONS where has kept Iran poor for the interest of the criminal Jewish dicks where should be chopped off. These criminals have killed millions of people by waging wars using governments who are corrupt. The hands of Jewish mafia in the WWI, WWII and the 9/11 is undeniable.

    How long do you want to wait before waking up and destroy them all? They must be wiped off the map for the sake of peace on earth. As long as these terrorists are ruling the world, there won’t be peace. These are criminals, mass murderers, thieves, rapists who steal other people’d resources by starving them to death. It is the time these criminal be dead.

    The Jewish gang that is running the United states and dummies in the US, are located at the treasury department, forcing illegal sanctions against Iranian people are criminal Zionist jews where should be executed.

    All these Jewish mass murderers are appointed by the fifth column ‘president’ Trump where he is implementing Jewish mafia orders.
    This is called treason and he and his family are traitors. All around him are Zionist jews like himself.

    What was the fault of the Rosenberg family who were EXECUTED? Nothing. They were framed for the sake of the cold war. But the real traitor is The criminal trump family, a member of the Jewish mafia in the business of sex trafficking, organ trafficking, drug trafficking and whore houses have done far more criminal acts that they deserve to be treated like the Tzar family.

    The Jewish mafia gang who pushes economic sanctions to kill targeted population and children are all mass murderers where ICC should execute them. But Icc is a western tool in the service of the Jewish mafia. These judges are guilty of crimes against humanity and all with the jewish mafia and their servants should be executed.

    Secretary of treasury is Steven Mnuchin, a criminal Jewish mafia and the deputy secretary of the treasury is Sigal Pearl Mandelker, a criminal Jewish mafia who as usual claims her parents were ‘survivors’, but this criminal is seeking to kill Iranian people to expand jewish power using a stooge and illiterate criminal like Trump, Clintons and the first ‘black’ president, all mass murderes.
    The web site writes:
    [Sigal P. Mandelker was confirmed as Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence on June 21, 2017.
    Under Secretary Mandelker is charged with developing and implementing U.S. government strategies to combat terrorist financing and money laundering, as well as other policies and programs to fight financial crime. She oversees the operation and coordinates actions of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA), and the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes (TFFC). In this role, she leverages the Department’s unique regulatory and enforcement functions to help safeguard the financial system from illicit use and combat terrorist financiers, weapons of mass destruction proliferators, human rights abusers and corrupt actors, money launderers, drug kingpins, and other national security threats.]
    The other member of this terrorist organization where is under CONTROL OF THE JEWISH MAFIA AND THEIR STOOGE Trump, are the following. All are Jewish mafia

    [The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced two additions to the senior leadership team in its Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI). Isabel “Izzy” Patelunas was sworn in this morning as Assistant Secretary for TFI’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA). Andrea Gacki was named permanent Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), after serving as Acting Director since May of this year.]

    https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm486

    The deputy secretary of Tresuary, Jewish mafia Mandelker gave a propaganda speech at the AIPAC for the mafia. She said:
    [The Iranian regime is wreaking havoc on the Middle East and beyond. Iran continues to pursue ballistic missile capabilities in defiance of UN Security Council Resolution 2231, and it provides a lifeline to the Assad regime as he slaughters his people, including children, and sends millions of refugees to Europe.]

    This criminal Zionist jew also claim that Iran working with Taleban, where Taleban is US made. This whore HAS NO SHAME, thus they must be wiped off the map, the sooner the better.
    Yesterday, it was announced that Khalilzad, a Jewish servant and mass murderer met with the leader of Taleban and everyone including this Zionist whore were HAPPY and it was NO problem. Only dummies believe the jewish mafia propaganda and they deserved to be destroyed.
    Israel’s Fifth Column: Exercising control from inside the government
    https://israelpalestinenews.org/israels-fifth-column-exercising-control-from-inside-the-government/

    topple the Jewish mafia and its servant trump family, traitors, traitors, traitors

  49. @Benjy

    Nice job there Benji!

    Hitler had neutral Switzerland surrounded from May 1940 on. He never demanded that the Swiss expel all citizens of the Allied countries, let alone force them to expel from Switzerland the sworn enemies of Germany, the German hating jews.

    Great point.

    Of course Iran wasn’t the only neutral country Churchill invaded either. Churchill waged aggressive war against neutral Iceland and Norway too.

    And the US had been “acquiring” islands in the Pacific and building military installations there for a while before the attack on PH as well. Midway and Guam come to mind, and Hawaii had long been under US control via dubious methods such as “regime change” when Queen Lilioukalani was overthrown after she tried to abrogate the Bayonet Constitution imposed on her predecessor by the armed allies of the Doles of pineapple and sugarcane fame.

    But hey, them Hawaiians were prob’ly terrists er sumpin and no doubt wantid ta take over da werld!!!!!! 😉

  50. Priss Factor [AKA "Asagirian"] says: • Website

    War whore. Well, they sure pay well.

    • Replies: @follyofwar
    , @Moi
    , @Z-man
  51. Iran is next to be followed up by Pakistan… game finished!

    • Replies: @anonymous
  52. @Agent76

    Broken Scranton but warm greetings, Brother Agent76!

    Am delighted you reminded U.R.-commenters about the (following) topic which managed to awaken a small percentage of watchful & vigilant Americans: “Sep 11, 2011 General Wesley Clark: Wars Were Planned – Seven Countries In Five Years.”

    Apparent they are behind schedule with a full blown war upon Iran, but not to fret, such is coming soon.

    Fyr, in a previous comment #43, I noted how in 1979 Mossad/Shin Bet spymaster, Isser Harel’s having predicted & shared a world-changing terrorist attack upon NYC’s tallest building. 🤕

    The article linked below, evidently of French origin (but written in English), is rather uncannily & predictively chilling.

    http://www.nicoleguihaume.eu/2017/12/20/israel-did-9-11-all-the-proof-in-the-world/

    Am figuring present leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran intuit that there cycle-turn to “go down” is next, and likely look back and regret they did not develop a full-blown nuclear weapon system program. *

    Thanks so much, Agent76! The world is watching another war for Israel in-the-making, and you have the noble “balls” to issue a Paul Revere-style scream about it.

    * Iran’s regret deepens, given President t-Rump’s will to make KSA a member of the nuclear weapon Club.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  53. @Agent76

    an amazing experience and nothing like the media would have you believe. An extremely friendly and hospitable nation.

    Agree, just the same experience I had, I met an extremely hospitable, deeply familiar, polite and cultivated people, leaving in you a longing for returning which remains forever…..not to mention their extraordinary culture, that some of those psychopaths. being unable to differentiate beauty from ugliness, would not mind destroying.

    If any, what I found somewhat annoying was the mandatory scarf… ( well, I went in the summer canicle, at the heights of Isfahan I started wearing the scarf the Basque peasant ancient style, covering my hair but leaving my neck free….this way I visited Nasarieh Madrassa, and I must say that the clerics who invited us to have some tea and talk a bit did not seem to give a damn, as soon as my attire was correct…)

    I hope you visited Chak-Chak, Abianeh, Darband mountain at North Teheran…, and, of course, the relaxing beautiful gardens….

    Thanks to Philip Giraldi for his article.

    P.S: I hear that Javad Zarif has resigned…a pity….one of the few wide open sincere smiles in the international foreign relations panorama…I will miss his sense of humour….something we are always short of

    • Replies: @Agent76
  54. wraith67 says:

    The problem with this (sky is falling) analysis is the number of troops available to wage a war over there. We’re in 150 countries with 165,000 people deployed OCONUS. There’s no 150,000 here for this potential war, 150,000 there for that potential war (and the list of wars we’re apparently going to start is pretty long, Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, Venezuela…). And there’s no draft. The composition of a US division has significantly fewer trigger pullers than support people and nobody thinks the mechanics and admin people are going to conquer another country. I think that before indulging in paranoia it would seem like you’d want to be looking for mass mobilizations and significant movements of armored vehicles. You can’t hide it and troops are dumb about social media… None of that’s happening now.

    • Replies: @c matt
    , @follyofwar
    , @densa
    , @Prusmc
  55. These neocon chickenhawk a-holes are like a parody of Veruca Salt.

    “Daddy, I want war with Iran!”

    “But, Love, you already have Endless Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and toys in another dozen countries!”

  56. Evil by proxy: take your pick — Zio-evil or Anglo-evil, the latter the puppet and the former, the undisputed puppeteer. Except it is the puppet that is the donor of its billions of dollars of taxpayer money and the puppeteer the recipient. Hats off to the astuteness of Zionist puppeteers and to the Anglo arm of successive US puppet presidents and administrations for their stupidity. With one certainty in this bizarre relationship: no light at the end of the tunnel.

  57. @refl

    The only valid point about your Hitler comparison is that those who prepared this mess took just as much care for the details as those people who installed a maniac as dictator in Germany back then.

    His point would have been even more valid had he mentioned the maniac and bloody dictators, Lenin and Stalin, although even Lenin had enough brains to stop the war on Germany from his end, and Stalin graciously exterminated a bunch of old Bolshies.

    He could have also mentioned that the international bankster Marxists had been preaching violent worldwide “revolution” for many decades before the three named individuals came on the scene.

    I don’t suppose the Germans could have rationally felt threatened by the specter of Marxism and it’s rich proponents such as the huge Brit, French, Soviet and American empires, could they have??? I mean, really…!!!

    We could describe today’s Iran in similar terms to the following…

    War propaganda has obscured the true facts of history, otherwise Americans might realize that the German record is no more aggressive, if as aggressive, as that of the French, British, and Dutch who conquered huge empires in Asia and Africa while the Germans stayed at home composing music, studying philosophy, and listening to their poets. Not so long ago the Germans were, in fact, among the most “peace-loving” peoples of the world and might become so again, given a world in which it is possible to live in peace.

    – FREDA UTLEY, The High Cost of Vengeance. Chapter 5 • German Democracy between Scylla and Charybdis
    http://www.unz.com/book/freda_utley__the-high-cost-of-vengeance/

    • Replies: @refl
    , @Vagabond
    , @Grace Poole
  58. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Thank you Mr Orloski , I just tried to convey a touch of irony and black humor in my comment .

    Being and old man , I am very tired of the permanent war drums beating I have heard all my life , since I was an adolescent , cold wars , war of the 6 days , hot wars , coups , economic wars , propaganda wars …. while the conditions of life of most of the western population has been deteriorating in the last 50 years , at work , in the family , in human relations in general , despite of the technical advancements .

  59. Talha says:

    This is absolutely incredible. I am not making this up…a brother I keep up with recently wrote an article about an racial-extremist party becoming more popular in Israel. This party is so far out there, it has been criticized by Zionist groups like the ADL and AJC. However, the brother’s post on Facebook was taken down for violating “hate speech” rules. I’ll let you guys decide:

    So apparently, the only groups (as far as Facebook is concerned) that can point out extremists groups rising in Israel are other Jewish groups??!!

    Peace.

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
    , @renfro
  60. With the once-prominent Islamic State receding from the spotlight, The Washington Times has learned that the administration is focusing increasingly on the unlikely alliance between Iran and al Qaeda, with what some sources say is an eye toward establishing a potential legal justification for military strikes against Iran or its proxies.
    Is this a weaselly statement from the WaPo or what? Is the Washington Post owned totally by the Jew Zionists?
    Is the Washington Post an American newspaper or an Israeli rag?

  61. Rurik says:
    @Colin Wright

    invading Iran will be a cakewalk and the people will be in the streets cheering our tanks as they roll by. What could possibly go wrong?’

    The irresponsible vermin promoting this nonsense simply don’t care how wildly improbable their scenario is. They just don’t think that far ahead.

    It’s hard to decide which to focus on; the blatant stupidity or the sheer evil.

    It isn’t a matter of how improbable their scenario is, whether it’s Iraq, Libya, Syria, or Iran, etc…

    They know what will result – Old Testament, wrathful levels of slaughter, horrors and misery. Which is exactly what they have in mind, whether it’s Europe or Russia or the Middle East.

    It is written.

    The ‘cake walk’ bullshit is just blather for the masses.

    What they want is what they always want. Death and suffering and (((their))) boot on the neck of their victims for eternity.

    https://tse1.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.J8oSfF8aBZHPEyfRiow_cwHaEy&pid=Api

    The United States/NATO are nothing more than their rabid dogs unleashed to murder their myriad and well-earned enemies.

    Iran is just on a long list of nations/people whom Jewish supremacists want to see crushed and beaten down.

    So as to the question of blatant stupidity vs. sheer evil, there really can be no doubt.

    • Agree: jacques sheete
  62. c matt says:

    Iran’s been months away from a nuclear weapon for what, going on 40 years now? I know, I know, but this time it will be for reelz.

  63. c matt says:
    @wraith67

    Hey, now that we can draft wymyns, problem solved!

  64. Anon[300] • Disclaimer says:
    @Thomm

    Thank you for our dose of absurd reality-divorced denial for the day. How much do your masters pay you to post such preposterous trollery.

  65. Graukopf says:
    @Thomm

    would a coven of rabbis sacraficing a Christian child on primetime convince you? I must be meshugenah!

  66. Talha says:
    @EliteCommInc.

    But to date no evidence has indicates that Iran had any planning or operational relationship hand in the events of 9/11.

    And Saddam had nothing to do with it, but somehow around 75% of the American public was fooled into believing that Saddam’s Iraq did have a hand in it prior to the invasion in 2003. Pretty incredible what 24/7 non-stop barrage of a single message can do, eh?

    an attack against Iran remains unwarranted

    I think “war crime” is the more accurate and legal term in our current international framework.

    Peace.

    • Replies: @EliteCommInc.
  67. Anonymous[436] • Disclaimer says:
    @NoseytheDuke

    “has likely been the goal from the get-go” of what?

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @NoseytheDuke
  68. @ChuckOrloski

    Fine work, there, Bro CO! Great link too.

    • Agree: Robjil, Rurik
    • Replies: @Robjil
  69. @Colin Wright

    Before the US psychopaths start bombing Iran, Russia and China need to step up to the plate and just tell them NO, your world empire will NOT expand further. I’d rather see the US nuked than to see it kill millions of innocent Persians and wipe out their ancient society.

    If war with Iran can somehow be prevented before the coming presidential election, I’d rather see any of the Dems far-left loony candidates elected than to hear the rantings of psychos like Trump, Bolton, and Pompeo for one more day. God, the US and Israel are horrible, evil countries that must be stopped!

  70. @Talha

    You are probably right about Facebook’s discriminatory policy and practice but the censorship of (I presume) the post about “genociding entire generations” doesn’t seem to justify your last paragraph. After all it is not dealing with extremist groups rising in Israel on the face of it.

    • Replies: @Talha
  71. @Commentator Mike

    Didn’t someone mention to ignore this Thomm aka Ira Rabinowitz (what a name for a subcon Indian lol) or just press on “Troll” as he doesn’t seek to engage in any meaningful debate? Or was it regarding Tyron 2? Or maybe both deserve boycotting?

    I don’t have to ignore those dimwits because they do a fine job of ignoring me. They almost never respond and if they do, it’s with some nitwit troll-grade stupidity. With those two I much prefer mocking to boycotting.

  72. @anonymous

    Ron Unz has previously pointed out examples of “sock puppetry” courtesy of the Wiz. He was using the name Jeepers at one point.

  73. A123 says:

    Attack is quite vague.

    There is the opening to disarm Iran. Offensive long range missiles stored in a 1940’s Peenemunde style bunker complex can be neutralized by destroying critical doors and launch pads. Offensive sub launched cruise missiles can be suppressed by wiping out the ports that support the subs.

    There is no reason to believe that an invasion is going to happen. The bill for Iraq’s failed infrastructure is still with the U.S. There is no chance that the U.S. is going to assume responsibility for Iran’s primitive economy.

    The goal of any attack would be containment of the Iranian threat. Beyond that, it is up to the Iranian people to displace the sociopathic tyrant Khameni.

    • Troll: NoseytheDuke
    • Replies: @Talha
    , @Druid
  74. @Benjy

    Do you not recognise a ground of distinction between Japan’s Pearl Harbor attack and the attack on Iran? In August 1941 Germany had just taken millions of Soviet prisoners and looked to be on the point of pushing through to the oil of the NE and all other military advantages that would accrue from control of the ME. By contrast Japan was merely suffering from boycotts by the US when it was involved in a war in China for which it was entirely responsible.

    • Replies: @Benjy
  75. PG I have just taken note of wraith67’s point about what one would have expected to see by now and also US capability if war with Iran was imminent. Does it really look feasible? Do any collection of hard facts leave it looking plausible?

    I have now seen A123’s fresh post. Do you think that is on the right lines?

    • Replies: @Philip Giraldi
  76. @wraith67

    That’s why all US wars are now fought with bombs and missiles, not infantry. The US no longer has to invade countries to destroy them – witness Libya where there were no military casualties. As for the draft – bring it on and draft the wymyn. I’d love to see middle class parents start rioting in the streets once their 19 year-old daughters were drafted. I’ve read, also, that there is a dire shortage of qualified pilots. Perhaps our high schools and universities are not graduating enough psychos willing to kill great numbers of civilians from high altitude for no reason. I’ve heard that a lifetime PTSD is a bitch, as the veteran suicide rate of 22 a day demonstrates.

  77. Talha says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    “genociding entire generations”

    I’m actually not sure that is inaccurate. If trends continue in the current way, there may well eventually be a push to force all Palestinians out of the West Bank. There is nothing controversial about this:
    “Over the past 50 years, Israel has demolished tens of thousands of Palestinian properties and displaced large swathes of the population to build homes and infrastructure to illegally settle its own population in the occupied territories. It has also diverted Palestinian natural resources such as water and agricultural land for settlement use.”
    https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/campaigns/2017/06/israel-occupation-50-years-of-dispossession/

    I think the only mistake Br. Daniel made is using language that may give the impression that it is a completed (rather than ongoing) project. But if you read his full post, he mostly quotes from Zionist groups or Israeli sources and just puts in commentary here or there:
    https://muslimskeptic.com/2019/02/23/israeli-political-party-so-racist-so-evil-even-zionists-like-aipac-denounce-it/

    “Nearly half of Jewish Israelis agree that Arabs should be expelled or transferred from Israel…The survey makes no distinction between Palestinian Arabs of the West Bank and citizens of Israel in its question about whether Arabs should be expelled from Israel. And yet, 48% of Jewish Israelis said they were in favor, 46% were opposed, and 6% said they didn’t know. Breaking it down into religious groups, the Modern Orthodox (the report uses the Hebrew term dati’im), were the most likely to support such a measure, at 71%.”
    https://www.timesofisrael.com/plurality-of-jewish-israelis-want-to-expel-arabs-study-shows/

    If that number grows (and there is little to doubt it will because of demographic patterns in the Jewish populace) and it eventually becomes the case, then Daniel’s statement will just be a statement of fact; Palestinians used to live there and now they do not because they were killed or forced out. So the jury is still out on that as far as I’m concerned. Maybe slightly hyperbolic, but – meh – it’s the internet. Hardly qualifies as “hate speech” though.

    Peace.

  78. My bet is on false flag, like Tonkin incident and many others. Or WMD fairy tale. Or something else on these lines.

  79. Vagabond says:
    @Colin Wright

    That you think they believe what they say shows the “stupid.” This isn’t about what they believe, it’s about what they’ll push.

  80. Agent76 says:
    @Fatima Manoubia

    Absolutely so and thank you for being well reasoned!

  81. @Wizard of Oz

    Of course there are numerous options but containment only works if the targeted country does not strike back, which would instantly escalate the conflict. Bear in mind that all the pre war estimates of what would happen with Iraq were wrong. Assumptions that a conflict with Iran would be manageable or containable are likely to be equally misplaced particularly as there are hardliners on both sides that would welcome a shooting war…

  82. densa says:
    @renfro

    Good information.

    I challenge anyone to find anything done by congress or Trump that was done for average Americans.

    Well, ‘we’ got a tax cut. And ‘we’ are going to have mandated vaccinations from companies exempt from liability. And ‘we’ will get the joys of subsidizing the 5G rollout for total internet connectivity from the toilet to the grave. ‘We’ get total surveillance, too, so there is that.

    I challenge anyone to find anyone involved in our foreign policy that isn’t ethnically connected to a foreign country or paid by a foreign country’s supporters. Hell if you look at their bios half of them weren’t even born in the US.

    But we’re a nation of immigrants, so we celebrate all those hyphenated pseudo-Americans hijacking our country for foreign benefit. Why, I think one of the reasons President Kushner wants immigrants in the largest numbers ever is to provide more boots for all of our wars. Syria, Iran, Ukraine, Yemen, Venezuela, reduxes on Iraq and Lebanon? Adventures in Africa? Wheel of fortune, who hurts Ivanka’s feelings first?

    • Agree: renfro
  83. Vagabond says:
    @Anonymous

    The European powers allowed World War II to unfold by wringing their hands rather than taking a stand while Hitler built up his forces, threatened his neighbors and bit off chunks of their territory.

    Hitler bit no chunks of foreign land off. Hitler’s military was prepared to destroy the Jewish Bolshevik slave system which enveloped the East and was responsible for no less than 30 million deaths before Hitler comes to power.

    Hitler was then and is now the greatest man Europe has produced in no less than a 1,000 years, perhaps more; and if his vision won, our Western civilizations would not be in the circumstances which they now face – complete domination by Jews and their servants.

    • Replies: @bucky
    , @Miro23
    , @jacques sheete
  84. bucky says:

    What no one, not even in alternative media, has picked up on is the real reason for Iran being a threat.

    An Iran war is itself a distracting event for the real issue: Palestinians.

    Israel always tries to provoke a war with Iran. This is to stoke unifying nationalism among the Israelis. Iran is a far preferable opponent than the Palestinians.

    Furthermore, in the event of an actual war, you now have a global state of emergency which allows you to expel the remaining Palestinians. The world powers will all be occupied with fighting Iran. So will the regional powers. The Palestinians will be a legitimate security threat in the event of a war with Iran. So an expulsion would be justified.

    But of course the instigators of such a conflict would be Israelis and their toadies among the idiot Christians of the GOP.

    There is a high degree of cognitive dissonance here. I do not think that even Netanyahu can admit to himself this is why he keeps on hyping the Iran threat. But deep down, this is why. Otherwise, Israel has made its bed among the Palestinians. Jews are a white minority governing and oppressing a brown Muslim majority. Their only population growth is coming from the religious ultra orthodox, who they view with disdain and disgust.

    Israel needs Iran more than anyone else in the world.

    • Replies: @Talha
  85. Talha says:
    @A123

    The goal of any attack would be containment of the Iranian threat.

    (sigh) Yeah, I’m sure any day now Persians are going to be landing boats, D-Day style, on Coney Island…I’m certain my cat has nightmares about this, which is why he meows strangely at night for no apparent reason.

    I know, I know, I’ve been through the drill enough times now; “if we don’t fight them over there…”

    Peace.

    • Replies: @A123
    , @c matt
  86. @Priss Factor

    I’ve read that she is still in line to primary Trump. Surely someone will, so it might as well be a neocon Israel-first Sikh woman who is even more ignorant and psychotic that our current Tweeter-in-Chief. If she wins, she can even keep Pompeo and Bolton to finish off Iran and start WWIII.

    • Agree: Z-man
  87. Talha says:
    @Philip Giraldi

    If I recall, the Iranian leadership has made it clear that any direct attack on it of this magnitude will be considered an attack by proxy by Israel and they will respond in kind. Am I correct?

    Peace.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  88. densa says:
    @NoseytheDuke

    Agree. The continued destruction of the economy and social fabric has no downside for the people who plan to rule through globalized tyranny. It’s a feature, not a bug. Middle class America still has memory of freedoms. Not much of an impediment to real power, but nonetheless they must go.

  89. @Talha

    Just so it s clear.

    There is very little about Iran that I trust, and for sound reasons. However, my lack of trust does not a case for war make.

    • Replies: @bucky
    , @Talha
  90. geokat62 says:

    So going after Iran is the name of the game…

    The script has already been written:

    Act I – Remove Sunni regimes (e.g., Iraq, Libya) that are hostile to the Zionist Project

    Act II – Take a Sunni Turn by funding, arming, advising Sunni “terrorist” groups (e.g., al Qaida, IS) to attack Shia regimes (e.g., Syria, Iran) that are hostile to the ZP

    Act III – push the KSA-led Sunni coalition to wage an eternal war against the Iranian-led Shia coalition, while the ZP continually expands.

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski
  91. densa says:
    @chris

    Two-fer? I don’t think so. Trump will be a popular wartime president. The media has already changed its tone. No, Trump is completely housebroken, a useful fool. He’s good for more than one war, so will probably be re-elected. How many wars do you think we’re good for before total collapse?

    • Replies: @chris
  92. refl says:
    @jacques sheete

    My idea was that a rational government in Germany would at some point have backed out of their selfdefeating enterprise.
    WWI had left the country basically intact, because the leaders still had the ability to write off the huge losses and hope for a restart lateron.

    Hitler was put in place as an anglozionist intelligence asset, because he would not stop before everything had fallen to pieces.
    Saying this I wonder what are the supreme qualities of Frau Merkel…

  93. Robjil says:
    @jacques sheete

    It is a great find. It is a good thing to print up and pass around. It could wake up a lot people before it is too late for humanity. Thanks Chuck. Thanks JS for your compliment to me in Giraldi’s last week article. I enjoy reading both of your comments and comments from many other commenters at Unz. Unz is a great sound box for those who love this planet, its people, history, fauna and flora. The psychopathic criminals ruling our planet has to end. The game is up.

  94. densa says:
    @DESERT FOX

    We have not been in control of the U.S. government since 1913 when the Zionist got their privately owned FED and IRS through a corrupt congress and a corrupt POTUS and now the chickens have come home to roost and we are a Zionist plantation and we goyim are slaves on this plantation.

    Agree. We have no say whatsoever in our government and haven’t for decades. Isn’t it time we admitted that our government is illegitimate because it does not belong to this nation’s people? (This definition was good enough for Obama regarding Syria, so it’s good enough for me.) This government is completely corrupt as it works in secret delivering policy for money to those who harm us.

    Such a shame we couldn’t buy a defense. May a sinkhole swallow the District of Versailles.

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  95. Talha says:
    @bucky

    Otherwise, Israel has made its bed among the Palestinians. Jews are a white minority governing and oppressing a brown Muslim majority.

    That actually would have worked in their favor whether they chose to kill off or expel all the Palestinians. The main problem is that they made their bed in the middle of core lands of the Muslim world. Israel is simply seen by the entire Muslim world in proper historical context; another “crusader” state founded by some people from Europe and anchored on the Mediterranean (amazing how much its borders align with those), propped up significantly by support from Western lands (militarily and financially). It may take a 100 years, 200 years or 500 years – maybe the US or the UN will not even be around, but I know what will be around; a sea of Muslims remembering the significance of what that represents.

    For all the talk about high-IQ, I cannot tell you how stupid that idea was. Any land gains against Palestinians now are simply more land losses in the eventual future.

    Peace.

    • Replies: @bucky
  96. densa says:
    @wraith67

    Neocons are planning to use immigration to provide boots.

  97. renfro says:
    @Talha

    You might be interested in comments made by an old net friend of mine who is a jewish ex Israeli.
    She moved to the US and can tell you all about how Israel brainwashes and teaches hate in its schools and how truly insane Israeli society is.
    She posts at mondoweiss as Danaa if you want to find her.
    Also another jewish ex Israeli, Avagail, who is a psychologist who comments there can give you the real low down on the Israeli mentality.
    Also interesting how they rejected the Zionism cult and got out of Israel.
    Also another commenter at Col Lang’s, jedell, an American jew has a brother in the IAF and visits there . He is a good source on their military mentality.

    • Replies: @Talha
  98. bucky says:
    @Vagabond

    You are a moron. Hitler mainly murdered fellow whites.

    • Agree: AnonFromTN
    • Replies: @Vagabond
    , @jacques sheete
  99. bucky says:
    @EliteCommInc.

    Lol, you can always tell who is a Boomer by their distrust of Iran. Boomers also bought into Reagan’s BS.

    You guys were played for fools and your sons paid the price.

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  100. Talha says:
    @EliteCommInc.

    And the Iranians have less than zero reason to trust our government. But again, as you stated, that is not a reason to go to war – especially if we are honest about being a signatory to international protocols.

    As I said before – the fault of any invasion that takes place on Iran lies at the feet of Muslim nations in that area. At this point, I have zero confidence that the US government is sufficiently independent from Israeli foreign policy to internally prevent an attack from taking place nor do I have any hope of that changing any time soon. However, there are a key number of Muslim countries that can easily say there will be NO attack on Iran and that our bases and territory will NOT be used in any such endeavor. I expect better from them.

    Peace.

    • Replies: @renfro
    , @EliteCommInc.
    , @TKK
  101. Benjy says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    “In August 1941 Germany had just taken millions of Soviet prisoners”

    So Germany kicking Stalins ass after Stalin’s ZOG armies invaded Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Bessarabia was more evil than what Stalin had just done? But even worse, Stalin had carved up Poland with Germany, which upset England so much she declared war ONLY against Germany.

    The only justification of this war crime of invading neutral Iran, Iceland and Norway, which far exceeded Hitler’s crimes of German reunification, can be because Hitler was so much more “evil” than Stalin and Churchill. But the entire holohoax had not yet even begun, and here was Stalin invading and carving up yet another country. One after another after another. Now with England. And England would allow Stalin to occupy all of eastern Europe after the war ended too.

    And how could Stalin could afford all those divisions, including 1000 tanks, in August 1941, for an aggressive attack on neutral Iran, just as he was losing millions to Germany’s Barbarossa?

    The Shah of Iran pleaded to Roosevelt, the president of the then still strictly “neutral” USA. Roosevelt of course did nothing, he was part of the talmudic plan all along.

    Hitler was never even close to the oil fields in Iran, and would have taken the oil in Iraq or the Caspian with far less effort. This was a Rothschild energy grab, so they used their puppet Soviets and English to get the ZOG job done. Just like they are doing today. If there is an invasion or attack on Iran, Zato will be involved.

  102. @Agent76

    I wonder whether you have noticed something present at every of the videos linked, even when at very dry regions/parts of Iran, and that contradicts recent propaganda claims by Netanyahu on that he will help the Iranians in finding water…..… Hubris he does not lack….

    Yes, the thing is that what is wrong with Iran, which is a theocracy which has its ideological allies and there it stops, not going further in promoting its ideology/religion on others who are not already convinced by ages of tradition, is that they have apart from oil, huge ammounts of water….

    The same happens with Lebanon, as the last commenter in the previous article is so accurately pointing out….and, of course, the same happens with Venezuela…..

    Thus, it is not about religion or ideology, is about water and oil, and, of course, at the same time, meter en cintura the rebels out there who have come with the insolent caprice of being sovereign….

    Eventhough they are the greatest deniers of climate change, they do it only because they need oil to keep their legions marching, since military might acts as guarantor of their hegemony, but they know very well coming wars will be for water too…..Lybia comes to mind too in this respect….Hence their desires to put their hands on Russia…

  103. Moi says:
    @Colin Wright

    Stupidity and evil aren’t necessarily opposing condition.

    Great article by PG, but his very first sentence is inaccurate: “Observers of developments in the Middle East have long taken it as a given that the United States and Israel are seeking for an excuse to attack Iran.”

    It is Yisrael that is seeking an excuse to force the US to attack Iran.

    Secondly, I wonder what the our military intelligence worldwide threat assessment has to say about Yisrael’s nukes–assuming it even touches that subject…

  104. Rurik says:
    @Anonymous

    “has likely been the goal from the get-go” of what?

    “Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power.”

    ― George Orwell, 1984

  105. @Talha

    Yo Brother Talha!

    Fyr, below, Times of Israel indicated Iran has broken ZUSA’s containment strategy, and has started movement toward possibly attacking our “Homeland.” Yikes!☠️ Evacuate Mar a lago now?

    https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-deploying-warships-to-western-atlantic-amid-rising-tensions-with-us/

    Thnks, Mr. T.

  106. Talha says:
    @renfro

    Thanks for that. Actually I was exchanging on another of Mr. Giraldi’s thread with an Israeli and talking about possibilities of de-escalation and it seems their bunker-mentality-paranoia is just way too deeply sunk in. I was mentioning the possibility of them withdrawing from all West Bank settlements in exchange for integrating more with the rest of the Muslim countries in the area economically and allowing Jews to establish the same semi-autonomous communities across the Muslim world like they once had before Israel. No good apparently, “never again” kept on coming up and that it was going to come down to a fight.

    Well, OK; I said. I don’t see this ending well for them in the end. They keep making the moves to piss off more and more people in the region.

    Peace.

    • Replies: @Art
  107. Moi says:
    @Priss Factor

    She is still a Sikh. Her “conversion” to Christianity is window-dressing.

  108. @Benjy

    Poor lil Hitler was a good boy. He dindu nuttin. He was gonna be an artist and just gots his GED.

    • Replies: @Benjy
    , @Der ex-Deutsche
  109. Al Qeada=CIA created BS. The smarter sort of zombies know this. Americans, however are one of the most heavily propagandized populations outside of 1984, a true story. The media reliably spreads fear of groups like al Qaeda, ISIS, the Viet Cong, Iraqis, Iranians, Martians, New America Foundation you name it – fear, credulity and obedience sustains the taxpaying class of war mongering morons. The US needs to end trying to run every country. It costs the hard working and mostly underpaid voters a lot of money to overthrow foreign Governments with CIA fake revolutions. Moreover, every time the military drops a bomb the tax payers pay to replace it and a billionaire profits.

    There are tons of reasons to continue all the wars or start a new one, all related to Profit, the central concept of Capitalism. War means Profit. The propaganda war means the rich get to loot other countries without any complaints from the confused, moronic voting class who pay for it and support it while they debate the merits of the latest CIA prepared Al Qeada narrative. Usually pro-Jew Giraldi does a better job faking a divisive meme with his propaganda. Another “debate” that misses the real questions.

  110. Anon[427] • Disclaimer says:

    Anyone who knows anything about the Muslim world would know this link between Al Qaeda and Iran is a complete sham. Al Qaeda is Sunni, Iran is Shia. They are mortal enemies. Al Qaeda is about as likely to ally themselves with the Shias they are with the Jews, which is to say, over their dead bodies.

    But this Jew driven war machine is definitely hard at work building its case, not just drumming up support from the left, but even more so, from the right, through their Zionist mouthpieces esp. Breitbart. Jews are now in total control of America, controlling both sides of the aisle in congress, and both sides of the debate in the media.

    If Trump is dumb enough to invade Iran, he’ll have signed his own death warrant.

  111. President Trump is a complete and total whore for Jew billionaire Shelly Adelson.

    Shelly Adelson is an ISRAEL FIRST Jew who wants to use the US military as muscle to fight wars on behalf of Israel in the Middle East and West Asia.

    Shelly Adelson wants to flood more mass legal immigration into the United States.

    Shelly Adelson wants to give amnesty to upwards of 30 million illegal alien invaders in the USA.

    Shelly Adelson demanded 4 things from Trump:

    1) Adelson wanted the US military to attack and invade Iran.

    2) Adelson wanted the US military to detonate a nuclear weapon in Iran as a demonstration of resolve and power.

    3) Adelson wanted the US embassy moved to Jerusalem.

    4) Adelson wanted the Iran nuclear deal killed and buried.

    Trump has killed the Iran nuclear deal and Trump has moved a satellite branch of the US embassy to Jerusalem.

    Trump and the US military have refused to detonate a nuclear weapon in Iran.

    Trump and the US military have refused to attack and invade Iran.

    If Trump continues on his whorish course and attempts to accede to all Adelson’s demands, I hope there are enough generals and admirals with guts and balls to tell Trump and Adelson to go to Hell.

    • Replies: @Art
    , @Vagabond
    , @jacques sheete
  112. renfro says:
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    In any case US needs a proxy group to attack Iran. Who could be interested?

    The US and Israel already have a proxy group–the MEK– who has been doing assassinations. bombings and false flags for them for years.

    The MEK (People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran or the Mojahedin-e Khalk is a Iranian political–militant organization that advocates overthrowing the Islamic Republic of Iran leadership and installing its own government.
    It was listed as a terrorist group by the US for blowing up American embassies and killing americans.’

    BUT then…..

    Pro-Israel voices want MEK off US terror list – International news …
    https://www.jpost.com/International/Pro-Israel-voices-want-MEK-off-US-terror-list
    Feb 29, 2012 – Pro-Israel voices want MEK off US terror list. Dershowitz, ex-Canadian justice minister, Eli Wiesel joing prominent voices calling for US to …

    So it was taken off the terrorist list so it could be used as proxies for Israel

    [MORE]

    How Israel Could Take the Fight Directly to Iran – Arab-Israeli Conflict …
    https://www.jpost.com/…Israeli…/How-Israel-could-take-the-fight-directly-to-Iran-542&#8230;
    Feb 17, 2018 – While conventional military options targeting Iran are unlikely, Israel … The Paris-based MEK maintains a presence in Iraq and covertly in Iran, …

    Israel-MEK relationship ‘intricate and close’ – NBC News
    https://www.nbcnews.com/…/israel-mek-relationship-intricate-and-close-44575299799
    Feb 9, 2012Mohammad Javad Larijani, a senior aide to Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, describes what …

    MEK tied to Israel-backed Terrorism Regardless of US Designation …
    https://lobelog.com/mek-tied-to-israel-backed-terrorism-regardless-of-us-designation/
    Sep 26, 2012 – By Richard Sale. I believe that delisting the Mujahadeen-e Khalq (MEK) from the US foreign terrorist organizations (FTO) list is in every way …

    Just who has been killing Iran’s nuclear scientists? | The Independent
    https://www.independent.co.uk › Voices › Comment
    Oct 6, 2013 – Is it a last-minute attempt by Israel or the Iranian dissident group the Mojahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) to sabotage talks – or at least to show that they …

    Why Trump’s Hawks Back the MEK Terrorist Cult | by Trita Parsi | NYR …
    https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/…/why-trumps-hawks-back-the-mek-terrorist-cult/
    In the 1980s, the MEK served as a private militia fighting for Saddam Hussein during the Iran-Iraq War. Today, it has a different paymaster: the …

    As of 2018, MEK operatives are believed to be still conducting covert operations inside Iran to overthrow Iran’s government. Seymour Hersh reported that “some American-supported covert operations continue in Iran today,” with the MEK’s prime goal of removing the current Iranian government.

    The MEK use to be anti Israel….BUT THEN….Israel offered them a deal they couldnt refuse….the Jewish lobby would get them of the terrorist list in exchange for them ceasing to support Palestine.

    ”In the beginning, MEK used to criticize the Pahlavi dynasty for allying with Israel and Apartheid South Africa, calling them racist states and demanding cancellation of all political and economic agreements with them. MEK opposed and was anti-Zionist.
    The Central Cadre established contact with the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), by sending emissaries to Paris, Dubai, and Qatar to meet PLO officials. In one occasion, seven leading members of MEK spent several months in the PLO camps in Jordan and Lebanon. On 3 August 1972, they bombed the Jordanian embassy as a means to revenge King Hussein’s unleashing his troops on the PLO in 1970.
    After their exile, the MEK changed into an ‘ally’ of Israel in pursuit of its ideological opportunism”

    I could write all week about how Israel uses its control of the US to further its goal of being the Super Power of the ME….coming into play now also is how they offering their control of the US to help Egyptian mad man, General Sisi, to implement his President of Egypt for life plan in exchange for being Israel’s side kick.

    Makes you want to vomit doesnt it?.. to know what the US has become.

  113. @Philip Giraldi

    There are hardliners in Alaska, Texas, North Dakota and other oil-producing states that wouldn’t be too troubled if the horse manure hit the fan in Iran.

    Haven’t the Iranians said they would pulverize Saudi Arabian oil installations if they are attacked by Israel or the United States?

    Two hundred dollar a barrel oil could buy a lot of joy in the USA oil patch!

    Tweets from 2015:

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  114. renfro says:
    @Talha

    especially if we are honest about being a signatory to international protocols.

    The US is not a signatory to the Geneva Conventions, the Rome Statutes or a member of the ICC.
    (We signed the Conventions but congress would not ratify it.)
    However it doesnt matter….because….the Rome Statutes declare that non members can be brought before the ICC if they have committed, contributed to or enable in anyway crimes committed within a member state.
    This is why Palestine, who became a signatory, is able to bring the case of Israeli crimes to the ICC.

  115. Art says:
    @Talha

    Talha,

    People who think about Patagonia as a safe haven after a nuke war – are not capable of thinking about peace.

    They are lost souls.

    Guard your people from them.

    Peace — Art

  116. Art says:
    @Charles Pewitt

    If Trump continues on his whorish course and attempts to accede to all Adelson’s demands, I hope there are enough generals and admirals with guts and balls to tell Trump and Adelson to go to Hell.

    Sorry but there is not one US general who will act against Israel – period.

  117. Anon[300] • Disclaimer says:

    Can someone tell me WTF Iran did to deserve all of this hate?

  118. bucky says:
    @Talha

    If Jews want to live in Palestine there is nothing inherently wrong with that. But they have to live as the locals do and without any special favors.

    What is BS is the special favors the USA gives them. They even have the gall to say that our giving $5 billion in military aid to them is a favor to us.

    • Replies: @Talha
  119. George W Bush and the ISRAEL FIRST Jews and the Jew-controlled Neo-Conservative faction in the Republican Party and the Israel First faction in the Democrat Party led by Hillary Clinton all pushed for the Iraq War.

    The Iraq War debacle was designed to advance the foreign policy interests of Israel. The Iraq War was never about advancing the strategic foreign policy goals of the United States of America.

    Trump went to a 2016 GOP presidential primary debate in South Carolina and said the US military was dragged into the Iraq War debacle by George W Bush on false claims.

    Trump:

    He added, forcefully: “They lied. They said there were weapons of mass destruction – there were none. And they knew there were none. There were no weapons of mass destruction.”

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/feb/13/cbs-republican-debate-trump-bush-cruz-rubio-antonin-scalia

    The Iraq War debacle might have been used to increase the power of Iran in the region, in order to use the fact of increased Iranian influence — caused by the Iraq War debacle — to eventually attack and invade Iran. That might be overthinking the situation.

    Tweet from 2015:

    • Replies: @geokat62
  120. Vagabond says:
    @jacques sheete

    Stalin graciously exterminated a bunch of old Bolshies

    ..of those he didn’t keep around and appoint himself. His chosen successor was a Jew Bolshevik. Satlin’s DNA, if checked, would come back Khazar Yid.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  121. Benjy says:
    @Chris Mallory

    “Poor lil Hitler was a good boy. He dindu nuttin.”

    Already after the turn of the last century Southern Iran became a British “sphere of influence”. Through the 1920’s, after making the world free for democracy, and fighting the war to end all wars, England was gassing and murdering the kurds and Iraqi’s with in their “mandate”.

    The British wars in the middle east in the 1920’s, after ending “all war” at Versailles, mercilessly waged against less technologically developed countries, were all highly aggressive. Nothing Hitler and the Nazi’s did comes close to English war crimes and crimes against Humanity committed in the 1930’s and 1940’s. The extent of British war crimes, from blocking Hitlers peace offers to Poland in 1939 to covering up Katyn forest to aggressively invading neutral countries to starving millions of Indians to turning Eastern Europe over to Stalin after the war simply dwarfs all those imputed war crimes of Hitler and the National Socialists.

    And that is England alone. What Stalin and his henchmen had done to ethnic minorities in Russia and every country they conquered cannot be compared to how the SS and the Wehrmacht treated the countries they occupied. Proof lies in the simple fact that most labor camp internees fled with the German army as the raping and murdering Soviet hordes approached.

    In Iran, one reason the Shah’s army collapsed in the face of 1000 soviet tanks was that the reputation of the Soviets had preceded them All of Iran and Tehran knew what cold blooded murderers jews were when they had complete control. The soviet gulags were proof enough. The Iranians fled in panic from Stalin’s hordes just as they had those of Ghengis Khan.

    Of course after the war Churchill and Stalin had to dream up war crimes that they could pin on Germany in order to deflect for their own massive guilt. The cover up of this guilt and every thing else done to keep it covered up in the interim is also a major factor in what is going in Iran today.

  122. Vagabond says:
    @Charles Pewitt

    Trump has Kushner doing the Israel-Palestine peace negotiations and leading negotiations on US immigration. He had Sheldon with him last Nov on mid-term election night, as a personal guest in the White House.

  123. @Anon

    Iranian Hostage “crisis”, 1979.

    444 days

  124. @Talha

    just to be clear . . .

    The coupe by the military and economic elite in Iran was an inside operation, that would have occurred regardless of US support.

    The Iranian hostage episode was an invasion of US territory, had they simply instructed the personnel to depart that would have been one thing, but taking the embassy — out of bounds.

    • Replies: @Talha
    , @renfro
    , @ChuckOrloski
  125. geokat62 says:
    @Anon

    Can someone tell me WTF Iran did to deserve all of this hate?

    They chose to setup shop in the neighbourhood millennia before the arrival of the Jewish state.

  126. Talha says:
    @bucky

    If Jews want to live in Palestine there is nothing inherently wrong with that.

    That is exactly the deal they had in the area prior to Israel – if they wanted to live there or buy land or whatever, they were allowed to.

    They even have the gall to say that our giving $5 billion in military aid to them is a favor to us.

    LOOOOL!

    Peace.

    • Replies: @bucky
  127. geokat62 says:
    @Charles Pewitt

    That might be overthinking the situation.

    Maybe not. They first invaded Afghanistan, which still has a relatively large military contingent. They then invaded Iraq, which also has a relatively large military contingent (if you include private mercenaries)… and Iran, conveniently, sits smack dab on the middle.

    I think this is a very plausible scenario.

  128. Vagabond says:
    @Thomm

    Iran is two countries away from Israel, so they are not neighbors by any stretch.

    If I had the IQ of a Fox News type, a Christian, or a black, I’d say “Great point.”

    There is a reason the anti-Israel narrative never gains much purchase amongst the American mainstream.

    That reason is the media is owned by Jews, but you know that since you’re a Jew.

  129. Art says:
    @renfro

    “I think that what they are preparing in the government is first of all to use the fall of the Venezuelan dictatorship that has financed so much violence and subversion in the hemisphere, to later bring about changes, transitions in Cuba and Nicaragua,”

    Me thinks that Putin should start getting real serious about protecting Venezuela and Iran from the US/Jew sanction regime change racket. He is next – he is the big prize – period.

    Playing kissy face with Netanyahu is fools work. Netanyahu is just stringing Putin along until it is time to take him out.

    (Clearly Trump is infected with the regime change bug.)

  130. Rurik says:
    @Anon

    Can someone tell me WTF Iran did to deserve all of this hate?

    the same thing Germany did in WWI & II

    the same thing Iraq did

    the same thing Libya did and Syria and so many others are guilty of.

    Failing to submit to International Jewish supremacist power.

    When Iran was ruled by Jewish supremacist quisling the Shah, it was coddled by the Fiend

    because SAVAK (operated by the Mossad and their stooges the CIA), kept the population in line with stringent methods, and Western oil companies could steal the oil, (like they want to do in Venezuela)

    But since Iran tossed off the yoke of the Fiend, they’ve been at odds with the Zio-western world. And now it’s not even about the oil in Iran. Now it’s simply about bowing down to the (((unilateral power))) that dominates the West in absolute terms, and demands abject fealty to all things Israel/Zionist.

    This is why the Brits are not allowed to break from the Fiend, because the ECB demands all bow down to the (((unilateral power))) of the Fiend.

    That’s why America’s borders will stay open. It’s why America is now engaged in Eternal Wars (for Israel), and openly runs a torture camp. And promotes sodomy and miscegenation and all manor of spiritual rot.

    Why isn’t all of this obvious, is the real question. Aren’t you paying attention at all?

    • Replies: @Benjy
  131. Vagabond says:
    @bucky

    Whom did Hitler murder?

    • Replies: @bucky
    , @Art
  132. bucky says:
    @Talha

    It really needs to be emphasized that Iran is not a genuine threat, aside from legitimate exercises in territorial control.

    It needs to be emphasized that the fundamental driving force behind this Iran BS is Israel’s inability to come to terms with Palestinians.

    And certainly, we need to muzzle our political class, everyone from Elliot Abrams to Elizabeth Warren, so that we aren’t sending American soldiers to die so Israel can take land in the West Bank and Gaza.

    • Replies: @Talha
  133. Talha says:
    @EliteCommInc.

    that would have occurred regardless of US support.

    I don’t know if that is clear. Operation Ajax was fairly obvious in its intent and methods:
    “Operation Ajax, in short, was when the CIA overthrew Muhammad Mossadeq’s democratic government in 1953 and reinstalled the Shah to the throne of Iran. In 1951, a British company (AIOC) had control of Iran’s oil fields…As a result, the CIA staged a coup d’etat in Iran, headed by President Theodore Roosevelt’s grandson, Kermit Roosevelt. The purpose was to return the Shah to power through CIA engineered protests and bribery of Iranian officers. The first phase was unsuccessful and the Shah fled Tehran, fearful that his life was in danger for his participation in the attempted overthrow of Massadeq. The second phase was more successful, and enabled the Shah to victoriously return to Iran where he then had a 25-year dictatorship supported by the United States. However, this ruling also came with the Savak, a brutal and terrifying police force that angered many Iranians and ignited hatred towards the Americans.”
    http://www.coldwar.org/articles/50s/operationajax.asp

    taking the embassy — out of bounds.

    I agree here. They should have expelled the staff as per normal procedures of how this is done. Though I believe it was an independent group of revolutionary students that did this, the Iranian leadership certainly didn’t get in their way.

    Peace.

  134. bucky says:
    @Vagabond

    Millions of French, Poles, Slavs, and Russians, among others.

    • Agree: RVBlake
    • Replies: @Mulegino1
    , @Vagabond
  135. Art says:
    @Vagabond

    Whom did Hitler murder?

    Hmm — It would be nice to get through an anti-Zionist anti-Israel article without Hitler hogging all the attention.

    • Agree: Fatima Manoubia
    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  136. @EliteCommInc.

    Americans are very good at holding a grudge. My grandfather-in-law, who fought in the Pacific theater of WW2, vocally expressed his hatred of the Japs all the way until his death a few years ago. My understanding is that a lot of his contemporaries felt the same way. And the US actually won that war. And while the US may have “lost” Vietnam, the Vietnamese people suffered far more at the hands of the Americans than the other way around. You figure if anyone has a reason to resent Americans it would be them. And yet any American tourist who has been to Vietnam recently will tell you how friendly the people are and how well-treated Americans are.

    • Replies: @RVBlake
  137. Benjy says:
    @Rurik

    Iran is the Patrick Little of the middle east. Just like with Patrick Little, this struggle goes way back. It usually does with jews. Anti-semitism exists because jews have earned it. Collective guilt is their specialty, now it is time for them to taste their own medicine.

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @Z-man
  138. chris says:
    @densa

    Maybe! But I think the groundswell of anti-war sentiment will become a little more pronounced. The last 3 presidents (maybe even 4 with Clinton) won their elections as peace candidates. In each case their opposing war candidate lost. I think that this indicates the presence of an important trend. (Never mind that as presidents they did not rule in peace; to say the least!)

    After 17 years at war with no victory in sight, the enthusiasm for mayhem is bound to wane ever so slightly; I mean, even Ms. MacBeth did try to get her hands clean of blood. Maybe the US population will some day try to do likewise.

    • Replies: @Miro23
  139. Z-man says:
    @Priss Factor

    War whore, good one, agree.

    • Agree: Rurik
  140. Z-man says:

    Iranian president refuses to accept Foreign Ministers resignation. Good news.
    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-47370098

  141. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:

    The USA will not invade Iran , the US can send the fleet , bomb something , sanction Iran economically ,( and keep losing markets ) , keep the western MSM cursing against Iran and threatening for a few weeks , the english dogs will sure bark even louder , organize demonstrations , try a coup , send paramilitaries disguised as NGO`s , send Victoria Nuland with cookies ( she fooled the ucranians ,but she could not fool the more intelligent iranians or even venezuelans ) , and that`s about it .

    The yankees do not have good ground troops , their numerous bases in the area could be bombed by the iranians . The iranians could block the strait of Ormuz and raise the price of oil , the iranians have good weapons and the will to fight and could destroy a few american ships and planes , and also could attack Saudi Arabia and other Gulf mini oil States , raising even more the price of oil .

    So , don`t worry , the USA will not invade Iran , and Iran of course will not attack USA .

    Much ado about nothing

  142. renfro says:
    @EliteCommInc.

    just to be clear . . .

    The coupe by the military and economic elite in Iran was an inside operation, that would have occurred regardless of US support.

    Where do you get your information?…or do you make it up?

    What do you not understand about the coup failed and “rented crowds” …?
    It was an inside operation but not by elite Iranians,,….but by the US.

    64 Years Later, CIA Finally Releases Details of Iranian Coup
    New documents reveal how the CIA attempted to call off the failing coup — only to be salvaged at the last minute by an insubordinate spy. June 20, 2017, 1:43 PM

    Declassified documents released last week shed light on the Central Intelligence Agency’s central role in the 1953 coup that brought down Iranian Prime Minister Muhammad Mossadegh, fueling a surge of nationalism which culminated in the 1979 Iranian Revolution and poisoning U.S.-Iran relations into the 21st century.
    The approximately 1,000 pages of documents also reveal for the first time the details of how the CIA attempted to call off the failing coup — only to be salvaged at the last minute by an insubordinate spy on the ground.

    “Operation has been tried and failed and we should not participate in any operation against Mossadegh which could be traced back to US,” CIA headquarters wrote to its station chief in Iran in a newly declassified cable sent on Aug. 18, 1953. “Operations against Mossadegh should be discontinued.”
    “Operations against Mossadegh should be discontinued.”

    That is the cable which Kermit Roosevelt, top CIA officer in Iran, purportedly and famously ignored, according to Malcolm Byrne, who directs the U.S.-Iran Relations Project at the National Security Archive at George Washington University.
    At least “one guy was in the room with Kermit Roosevelt when he got this cable,” Byrne told Foreign Policy. “[Roosevelt] said no — we’re not done here.” It was already known that Roosevelt had not carried out an order from Langley to cease and desist. But the cable itself and its contents were not previously published.
    The consequences of his decision were momentous. The next day, on August 19, 1953, with the aid of “rented” crowds widely believed to have been arranged with CIA assistance, the coup succeeded.

  143. Prusmc says:
    @wraith67

    This is the mist perceptive post on this article or comment thread. There will no war: Venezuela, Cuba, Iran North Korea et al. The CIA and FBI have been able to neuter the President not remove him. But Naddler and Cummings are preparing the domestic battlefield.

  144. The Powers That Be (TPTB) are trying to provoke a nuke first-strike from Russia onto the USA, and a US direct strike on Iran is a great way to do it!

    TPTB are the owners of the private central-banks of the world, and the private currencies those banks issue.

    They don’t give a shit about the US’s skyrocketing debt problem, and failing infrastructure: because they plan the destruction of America along with THEIR Federal-Reserve note and all the trillions of US debt denominated in it, SOON.[1,2]

    To implement their plan, they are orchestrating WW3 between East and West, and they have scheduled the EAST to win. Trump is their fall guy to bring about our own destruction. That’s why they are shifting all their gold to China for safekeeping right now.[3]

    The East will win because 5th-columnists are already in place to stand down our nukes, same as when Cheney stood down NORAD on 9/11, and when LBJ called US fighter jets back during the Israeli attack on the USS Liberty.
    ___________
    FOOTNOTES:
    [1] “Deagel Forecast predicts 81% US Population Reduction By 2025” https://chemtrailsplanet.net/2017/02/22/deagel-forecast-predicts-81-us-population-reduction-by-2025/
    VIDEO:

    [2] The Economist Magazine(owned by Rothschilds) cover, Jan 9 1988: “Get Ready For A World Currency by 2018″

    [3] Nov 11 2013: Gold Vault Opens in China as Bullion Goes From West to East
    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-10/gold-vault-for-2-000-tons-opens-in-shanghai-as-bullion-goes-east.html
    Jul 25 2017: IMF may soon be moving to China – Christine Lagarde https://www.rt.com/business/397424-imf-move-beijing-decade-lagarde/

  145. @Thomm

    Thomm is a dim witted Hindu immigrant (as pointed out by Ron Unz himself.)

    Thomm learned everything he thinks he knows about the United States from watching the movie Pulp Fiction. 1994 is a big year for Thomm, just ask him.

    Thomm pretends to be a white man because he is ashamed of his true racial background, and also resents white men because he is consumed with envy.

    Thomm likes to copy and paste comments he has previously submitted because he is lazy and not creative.

    Thomm only found the Unz Review because he had been internet searching for black ghetto porn and mistyped the word “Bunz.”

    In short, Thomm is a troll with an irrational fear of toilet paper.

    Thomm is only worthy of mockery and scorn.

  146. Talha says:
    @bucky

    It really needs to be emphasized that Iran is not a genuine threat, aside from legitimate exercises in territorial control.

    Absolutely…I mean it is called the “Persian Gulf” for a reason. That pond is their concern and always has been.

    Iran BS

    You mean like this:

    But it’s so compelling!

    so that we aren’t sending American soldiers to die so Israel can take land in the West Bank and Gaza.

    Amen! Let Israel fight their own wars, they’re always talking about how tough they are. Let them prove it by taking on the Persians. Anyone thinking they will roll over, should read something serious like this:
    “He shows that, despite command and supply problems, Iranian soldiers demonstrate high levels of bravery and perseverance and have enjoyed surprising tactical successes even when victory has been elusive. These qualities and the Iranians’ ability to impose high costs on their enemies by exploiting Iran’s imposing geography bear careful consideration today by potential opponents.”

    Peace.

    • Replies: @L.K
    , @tac
  147. @renfro

    Laughing.

    This is old news. And most importantly, what those documents reveal is that a lone agent who disobeyed an order to stand down could hardly have marshaled the numbers required without an established insider network.

    And if you’ll take the time to read that assessment in full, you will that the Iranians who actually did the coupe, dispute the CIA credit narrative. The ebb and flow of coupe’s in Iran is established long before the entry of the US into the country. I suspect that what is taking place as to regime change is along the same line of history. The disgruntled children of the previous regime believe they could do it better. The only difference is that deposing the Shah included no small amount of blood letting of the Iranians even suspected as being part of the coupe effort and those that survived fl;ed the country.

    Think one or two of our cuban politicians and dissidents from the Cuban revolution who are whipping ambitions for regime change in LA, i.e. Venezuela, another shot at Cuba. However, I think the Iranian dissidents are far more capable and a have a much better case.

    Take a careful of the text and subtext, and you will conclude that the CIA is given more credit than reality demands — far too much credit.

    • Troll: L.K
  148. surly says:
    @Thomm

    You win the Stupid COTW award.

  149. anonymous[204] • Disclaimer says:
    @Agent76

    You must be from the fifth column ‘reformists’ who say such a nonsense, or an illiterate person.

    Iranian people are very angry with zarif and Rouhani who are implementing the instructions of the criminal west. You either are an illiterate person who do not know what has happened in Iran, or an enemy of Iranian people. Most likely you don’t know shit about Iran.

    Many are telling the authorities that Zarif’s passport must be confiscated to prevent him fleeing the country, because he knows Iranian people are very angry with him and his treason.

    Zarif/Rouhani are responsible for ‘Iran deal’ where closed Iran nuclear PROGRAM where he said is going to remove the illegal SANCTIONS. This was a lie, Iran closed down its nuclear program for nothing in return, not even a peanut. Zarif was living in the US since he was 15 years old and knew American culture. He was close to George Soros, and cooperated with the CIA agent, Trita Paris that the Jewish mafia and their servants call Parsi, ‘Iran Lobby”, a LIE. Parsi is CIA asset, close to J street and have received funding from George Soros. He is part of the gang close to state department and against the ‘hardliners’ who have fought for Iran.

    On the other hand, the very young leader of N. Korea, not only has not closed down its NUCLEAR WEAPON PROGRAM, but has expanded it and the zionist stooge kissing his behind.

    Due to treason and dumbness of Zarif/rouhani who has done nothing but implementation of the neo liberal economy , privatization, privatization, privatization transferring stolen assets to thieves, the corrupt Rouhani family where brought Iran economy to its knees. As the result of Rouhani economic policy Iran currency lost a great deal against dollars. He is a traitor.

    Rouhani family like Rafsanjani family are truly corrupt and Rouhani’s brother, Fraidoon, has been arrested and put on trial for corruption and transferring large amount of money illegally to his daughters’ account in Britain and Canada. There was a rumor that Rouhani is a British citizen.

    The fifth column ‘reformists’ including Zarif, Rouhani, Ali Larijani – speaker of the parliament- and governor of Iran central bank, Abdolnaser Hemmati, are trying to implement and pass a Jewish Law, FATF, designed by the Jewish mafia at the US treasury where Iran has to give information on its economic activity to its ENEMIES, knowing that this law has designated many institution, organizations, indivituals as TERRORISTS, to bend Iran down. FATF designated central banks, many Iranian banks, conferences, Iran army, Iranian General Qasem Soleimani as ‘terroriists’ who is responsible for Iran victories in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere where respected by many and hated by the Jewish mafia and its stooge trump, where Netanayhu was trying TO ASSASSINATE Soleimani, where finally was told by Obama go to hell. These traitors zarif/rouhani are willing to close down Iran missile and pass FATF to stay in power.
    His resignation is a show and probably he is trying to buy more allies to pass FATF.

    These traitors, reformists, want to put more chains on Iran hands and foot to please the jewish mafia whom are working with.
    Majority of the Iranian people are against FATF, because it means Iran must not be in Syria, sanction its own General Soleimani who has been designated by the criminal Jewish mafia as terrorist, like the army.

    Zarif/rouhani must be arrested and put on trial to answer questions related to ‘Iran deal’ where these liars said it will remove the sanctions, but it was a LIE.
    Now traitor Rouani says, if we didn’t make “iran deal’ then would have been war which is a lie.

    But these traitors do not learn from their treason. Now, they are after missile program and passing the FATF where the enemy of Iran wants. Zarif should be arrested and put on trail.

  150. @EliteCommInc.

    As international Jewry has taken over the “Homeland’s” White House and Congressional Capitol building, EliteComminc🍼 looks back to Islamic Republic of Iran revolutionaries, and in hindsight,🚽he suggested: “The Iranian hostage episode was an invasion of US territory, had they simply instructed the personnel to depart that would have been one thing, but taking the embassy — out of bounds.”

    (Zigh)

    So following your illogic, above, EliteComminc, I suppose ‘Merikans can catch the wave,🤽and minus life jackets, enjoy the iffen rat-ta-tat ride, I offer, below:

    Eh-hem,
    In the time of Moshe Dayan, it came to pass that…, had the USS Liberty not recklessly sailed “out of bounds” & into eastern Mediterranean waters, and encountered otherwise peaceful Israeli jet fighter pilots, the Zionized-LBJ administration, selah, would not have had to shamefully cancel US🕍military aid to the near defenseless reconnaissance ship.

    (zzzZigh)

  151. @MikeatMikedotMike

    If you disagree withing something Thom said, try to say what it was, and why you disagree. Ad-hominems don’t count.

  152. @Thomm

    ‘…Iran is two countries away from Israel, so they are not neighbors by any stretch. It is a bit much to say that Israel is instigating various confrontations between the US and Iran, and that Israel is making the US do anything…’

    Would pretending to be CIA agents and then rcruiting terrorists to bomb a mosque cut it?

    Israel did that.

    It’s not a bit much. Israel is instigating confrontations between the US and Iran.

  153. Rurik says:
    @Benjy

    Iran is the Patrick Little of the middle east

    Yes, exactly.

    (if the guy is for real. That sign is not going to win him any converts)

    But yes, Iran is simply acting like a sane nation when confronted by a murderous criminal regime.

    Whereas the ZUS resembles a battered wife syndrome sufferer, submissively going along with rape and murder, because she’s too terrified to oppose her vicious husband.

    But at least in the case of an actual battered wife, she’s been brutalized by fists or worse, whereas our political class are collaborating with genocide and war crimes and treason because they’re afraid of the flow of slop in the $lop trough slowing down.

    Marco Rubio is advocating treason and murder so he can enjoy more of the perks of high office.

    John Hagee wants a bigger private jet.

    tRump wants a coveted ‘second term’

    It’s a very dismal state of affairs, to be sure, when your churches and universities and politics are all squealing at the slop trough for more and more slop to gurgle down their snouts, as the nation implodes on its own insatiable greed and hubris, and innocent people’s lives are destroyed all over the planet.

    (I hope that guy is for real, and someone helps him to polish up his message).

  154. Due to its own deficiencies, Israel always has to have an foe to maintain a sufficient sense of national cohesion; there must be an enemy at the gates.

    Iran’s about as good as she can do at the moment. Should she get her wish, and we turn Iran into another Syria, or another Iraq, or another Lebanon, Israel would just have to pick someone else to be her great Satan. She’d probably start focussing on Turkey.

    It’ll never end. Israel will always have to have an enemy — and she’ll always try to make us fight it.

    • Replies: @Talha
  155. 1) US/CIA create and sponsor Sunni Al-Queda in Afghanistan to chase the Russians out.

    2) CIA/Mossad/Saudi intel use Sunni terrorists to do 9/11 on behalf of the Greater Israel Project and the petrodollar.

    3) US/Israel sponsor Al-Queda and other Sunni terrorists in Syria in an effort to break the Shi’a Crescent at its weak point.

    4) Iran/Hezbollah/Russians defeat Al-Queda, ISIS, and other US/Israel pet Sunni terrorists in Syria.

    5) as part of run-in to ‘Murkan attack on Iran on behalf of Israel, Jew-ruled ‘Murka claims Iran is “sponsoring Al-Queda”.

    just the usual ZOG chutzpah

  156. A123 says:
    @Talha

    Known psychopath Ayatollah Killmania is developing first strike nukes as permitted by JCPOA. It’s not about over here or over there. The survival of the human race is at stake. A Shia first strike nuclear attack against Israel would lead to the nuclear sterilization of the entire Shia crescent… Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon.

    If your cat is afraid and you are not… Congratulations… Your cat is more sane than you are…

    ;-D

    • Replies: @Talha
  157. Mulegino1 says:
    @bucky

    Millions of French, Poles, Slavs, and Russians, among others.

    How many of the “millions” of victims you reference were murdered in cold blood by the Germans?

    Far more French civilians were killed in the Allied bombing of France than by the German military and security apparatus- along with destruction of property. By all standards, the conduct of the vast majority of the German troops during the occupation of France was relatively exemplary. Unlike the so called “Liberators” , the Wehrmacht invariably punished crimes such as rape by execution.

    As you will see in the photos taken of the well fed Polish p.o.w’s at the “Liberation” of Dachau, Polish prisoners of war were treated as prescribed by the Geneva Conventions. Both Poland and Germany were signatories, while the USSR was not (nor were the Japanese).

    There are a plethora of meticulously researched revisionists have produced which destroy the Manichean myth that the German invasion of Poland was simply a mad power grab by an unhinged and bloodthirsty dictator. The run up to the war was characterized by innumerable acts of Polish intransigence, chauvinism, arrogance and brutality- right up to the moment when the Polish regime of colonels categorically rejected German diplomatic efforts for a peaceful resolution of the Danzig and Corridor questions.

    France attacked Germany first, in the Saar Offensive of September 1939. Hitler had built the Westerwald and renounced all territorial claims on Alsace and Lorraine. Hitler did not want a war with France, Britain, or even Poland.

    It was the British-not the Germans, who began the genocidal policy of area bombing civilian targets, and to which Hitler responded in kind only months after warning Churchill’s government to cease such attacks.

    It is now becoming quite clear that Operation Barbarossa was a preventative attack against enormous Soviet forces staging for an invasion of Europe in summer or fall of 1941. The position of the Soviet forces on June 21, 1941, represents irrefutable proof of this- unless the Soviets were literally insane, deploying the vast bulk of their first echelon forces in vulnerable offensive positions such as the Lvov
    and Bialystock salients. These vulnerable deployments go a long way in explaining the huge initial
    successes of Barbarossa, including the netting of hundreds of thousands of Red Army prisoners.

    The really sad and tragic story of the Second World War- aside from the genocidal area bombing of the British and American Air Forces- is not the resettlement or conscription of the Eastern Jews, but of the prisoners of war captured by the Red Army, and the Red Army prisoners captured by the Wehrmacht. Since the Soviets categorically rejected any reciprocity in the treatment of their own prisoners of war (who were all, on orders of Stalin himself, under a sentence of death for
    surrendering) the Germans were faced with the unpleasant prospect of neglecting their Soviet captives.

    • Replies: @Kolo
    , @Joe Levantine
  158. republic says:

    This old article from February 2017 by the Saker on Iran is worth rereading for its clarity on the situation

    http://www.unz.com/tsaker/u-s-against-iran-a-war-of-apples-vs-oranges/

  159. @Blind_understanding

    You – should spend some time reading Thomm’s comment history before you start passing blind, misunderstood judgements about other’s judgements.

    Until then, take your whopping 9 comments here at Unz elsewhere.

    • Replies: @Blind_understanding
  160. Talha says:
    @A123

    is developing first strike nukes as permitted by JCPOA

    Citation? Source?

    The survival of the human race is at stake.

    I totally agree; I’m for complete and universal 100% nuclear disarmament across the board. Are you down? Everyone.

    Everyone?

    A Shia first strike nuclear attack against Israel would lead to the nuclear sterilization of the entire Shia crescent

    I’m pretty sure they have made this calculation, which is why they are not planning to develop nuclear weapons nor use them in a suicidal way.

    Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon.

    That’s not even close to the extent of the “survival of the human race”. The only nuclear exchange that gets in that tier is one between Russia and the US (possibly China). And even then the Tuaregs in the Sahara desert will simply continue life as they’ve done for hundreds of years.

    Still don’t get why we need to get involved by attacking Iran so Israel can continue to have the sole nuclear shotgun aimed at the head of the Middle East though…

    Peace.

  161. Talha says:
    @Colin Wright

    She’d probably start focussing on Turkey.

    Honestly, that would be a bite far bigger than she is capable of chewing.

    Peace.

    • Replies: @TKK
    , @Colin Wright
  162. Vagabond says:
    @bucky

    Germans didn’t come in to France or Poland and begin slaughtering people. Many Russians died, but they died as slaves of Judeo-Bolshevism and not because of Hitler.

    Innocent people did die because of German aggression but to parlay that into “Hitler killed millions.” isn’t being honest in how the events of WW2 came to be. Hitler didn’t want western war or western people to be slaughtered, but our communist FDR, a great friend to the Jews, the Jews, and the Jews’ lackey Churchill ensured that slaughter happened.

    • Agree: Rurik
  163. @Anonymous

    Since well before daddy Rothschild sent his sons out to found a multi-national banking/political empire saying, “Give me control of a nation’s money and I care not who makes the laws” or words to that effect.

    I suspect that you already knew what I meant and are just working your standard shop-worn tactics as usual. I’ll close my response to you with an instructive Orloski-ism, Zigh!

  164. Z-man says:
    @Benjy

    I gotta hand it to that guy Little he’s got guts!

  165. anon[228] • Disclaimer says:
    @Thomm

    Bolton tweeted:

    Attempts by Russian gov. to intimidate Amb. Wallace & @UANI are unacceptable. If President Putin is serious about stabilizing the Middle East, confronting terrorism & preventing a nuclear arms race in the region, he should stand with UANI & against Iran.

    Why would the national security advisor care what the Russian Foreign Ministry has to say about a New York-based nonprofit’s letter writing campaign, especially when those remarks got virtually no notice in the media?

    Bolton’s personal finances and the president’s biggest campaign funder offer a couple clues.

    Bolton’s financial disclosures show that between September 2015 and April 2018, he received $165,000 from the Counter-Extremism Project (CEP), a group with overlapping staffers, board members, and finances with UANI. According to the Bolton’s disclosures, the payments were “consulting fees.”

    https://lobelog.com/large-payments-to-bolton-might-explain-his-uani-tweet/

  166. @Benjy

    I, for one, am very happy that you’re here. Fine comment there.

    • Agree: Rurik
  167. @MikeatMikedotMike

    Mike to Thomm: Thomm is a dim witted Hindu immigrant… Thomm pretends to be a white man.. resents white men because he is consumed with envy. Thomm only found the Unz Review because he had been internet searching for black ghetto porn and mistyped the word “Bunz.” Thomm is a troll with an irrational fear of toilet paper. Thomm is only worthy of mockery and scorn.

    Blind to Mike: If you disagree withing something Thom said, try to say what it was, and why you disagree. Ad-hominems don’t count.

    Mike to Blind: You – should spend some time reading Thomm’s comment history before you start passing blind, misunderstood judgements about other’s judgements. Until then, take your whopping 9 comments here at Unz elsewhere.

    Blind to Mike: That’s ANOTHER ad-hominem insult! You are still batting zero on debate points. Re: “your whopping 9 comments”.. just because you post a LOT of shit doesn’t mean it’s NOT shit; it’s ALL shit! You just can’t debate. ROTFL! 🤣

    • Replies: @MikeatMikedotMike
  168. @refl

    WWI had left the country basically intact

    Alsace-Lorraine, and Germany’s industrial heartland—the Ruhr Valley. The industrial Saar Region and City of Danzig were under the control of the League of Nations. Northern Schleswig went to Denmark, West Prussia and Silesia were given to Poland, the Hultschin District went to Czechoslovakia while the territory of Memel was absorbed by Lithuania. Belgium acquired Eupen and Malmedy. Control of the Rhineland was given to the French< Germany faced the destruction of its air force and emasculation of its navy and army. All toll, Germany lost 13% of its territory—27,000 square miles and 1/10 of its population (about 7 million people) plus all of its colonies.

    As if that wasn't severe enough, Germany was ordered to pay war reparations—a "fine" of sorts" in the amount of 132 billion gold Marks, or an equivalent of US $33 billion dollars; all for a war Germany never started. Had the reparation been paid as written, it would have have taken approximately 70 years to pay it off. This wasn’t about paying for any war damages. This was about revenge and greed; an attempt to remove Germany as military, colonial, and economic threat. Germany suffered dearly from hyper inflation, massive unemployment, and starvation. The middle class was virtually decimated almost overnight.

    https://www.quora.com/Wasnt-Germanys-territorial-loss-after-WW1-and-WW2-unfair-considering-they-were-historical-German-lands.

    Hitler was put in place as an anglozionist intelligence asset, because he would not stop before everything had fallen to pieces.

    I cannot say if this is true or not but the bankster’s MO is to support extremists on all sides just as they are doing now.

    • Agree: jacques sheete
    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @refl
    , @Germanicus
  169. TKK says:
    @Talha

    You mean the Iran that let millions of their young men and boys march to slaughter at the hands of Iraq- both with gas and bullets- over who is the legitimate successor to Mohammad?

    That Iran? That ancient insane blood feud that CLEARLY demonstrates most Muslims, both Shia and Sunni, are prima facia- mentally ill pyschopaths.

    Yeah. That’s a sane country that we should pearl clutch over.

    Your peace sign off is repellent- on a website that boldly calls for the murder of Israel. And calls Hilter the greatest man in history!?

    • Replies: @Talha
    , @Druid
  170. @bucky

    You are a moron. Hitler mainly murdered fellow whites.

    You are at UR, and the non-trolls come here to exchange info, discuss things in at least a semi-intelligent manner and inform one another about issues we consider important. Initiating name calling is considered low class here and some of us consider it a sign that the initiator is not to be taken seriously.

    Anyway, since when is killing someone in self defense considered murder?

  171. I iggied him. Interpersonal-politics/insult-exchanges are a waste of time and comment space.

  172. TKK says:
    @Talha

    Have you been? Of course you haven’t.

    I have been to both Israel and Turkey.

    The hated of Jews here is FAR FAR FAR deeper than the man on the street in Ankara or Izmir or Istanbul.

    Turks want to eat, have sex, smoke hookah, drink tea and play baccarat.

    Erdogan is not a fool. He is a paper tiger when it comes to Israel. You can breeze through Ataturk International with an Israeli passport- you uneducated fools.

    The only people who have this foaming irrational Jew hatred are the mutants on websites like this. Erdogan is not going to life a finger against Israel.

    Erdogan is Sunni. Iran is Shia.
    Turkish people detest Persians.

    Stop pontificating based on Wikipedia and your ignorance. You know nothing about the world.

    • Replies: @Talha
  173. @Vagabond

    Hey, I intended to write a short comment about, not a life biography of, the dude.

  174. bucky says:

    Of the D candidates, Tulsi obviously is the best.

    Warren seems naively for Israel because she is from the Midwest and probably read about the Israelites from a young age in church.

    I really do not like Kamala Harris who seems not that smart on the matter and will be a rather doctrinaire AIPAC person.

    Biden has enough experience and agree to tell them to take a hike.

    So does Bernie.

    Booker is like Harris. They are virtually indistinguishable.

    • Replies: @renfro
  175. @refl

    My idea was that a rational government in Germany would at some point have backed out of their selfdefeating enterprise.

    The only option short of trying to fight to the death would have been to drop their collective shorts and bend over. I call it the tRump-Con-gress option.

    WWI had left the country basically intact…

    Nope to that. Unless there’s some new, “kool” definition of the word “intact.”

    • Agree: L.K
  176. Talha says:
    @TKK

    over who is the legitimate successor to Mohammad?

    No, the Iran-Iraq war was a border dispute about territory. Most people know that. But I hardly think Israelis can make that kind of criticism when plenty of them base their claims “over who is the legitimate successor to” the land of Palestine/Israel based on a religious text.

    That ancient insane blood feud

    It’s not really been that big a deal actually over most of our history. Most regular Sunnis and Shiahs don’t want to spill blood over it – the extremists on both sides love to fight over this stuff.

    CLEARLY demonstrates most Muslims, both Shia and Sunni, are prima facia- mentally ill pyschopaths.

    Well, since it’s the extremists that love this kind of fighting, I’ll agree those guys are psychopaths. What this has to do with “most Muslims, both Shia and Sunni”, I have no clue. I do know that Israel loves to stoke the fires of rivalry when it is to its advantage though.

    Your peace sign off is repellent

    Not a fan of peace, huh?

    boldly calls for the murder of Israel.

    Don’t know how this works exactly…some guy named “Israel” writes a column here. I certainly don’t call for “murder” if you mean by that “mass slaughter of Israeli citizens”. I assume you also do not want mass slaughter of Muslims in any of their countries (including Iran), correct?

    And calls Hilter the greatest man in history!?

    Take it up with the people that feel that way – I have no more to do with Hitler than with Mao or Stalin or Pol Pot, and they have nothing to do with me.

    Peace.

  177. Sparkon says:
    @bucky

    Lol, you can always tell who is a Boomer by their distrust of Iran. Boomers also bought into Reagan’s BS.

    Wrong on all counts. Most Boomers my age despised Ronald Reagan primarily because of his violent put-down of the People’s Park demonstrations when he was governor of California in 1969, but also for his generally anti-intellectual stance and virulent verbal attacks on the educational system and especially its students.

    Most Baby Boomers, at least the older half, hated Nixon too because of Vietnam and Watergate. Most of us embraced idealistic Carter when he appeared and vilified dimwitted, nearsighted Mr. Magoo I mean Reagan, whose pre-election Casey & Bush-run machinations starting by 1978 stunk to high heaven low hell:

    One of the Schnurer’s more elusive condemnations goes like this: The boomers elected Ronald Reagan. America stopped looking at the future, he explains, “when the baby boom generation, enthusiastic Reagan backers, became the largest cohort in the electorate.”

    There are two problems with this statement. One is it’s not true, at least not for the 1980 election, when 54 percent of boomers voted for someone other than Reagan.

    There’s another problem with wherever this argument is going. The boomers’ Social Security benefits were actually cut in the Reagan years.

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2017/12/28/lets_skip_the_war_against_baby_boomers_ok_135867.html

    Your age Bucky?

  178. @Blind_understanding

    Thomm is a troll and unworthy of any response at all never mind defending.

    • Replies: @Blind_understanding
  179. @densa

    May a sinkhole swallow the District of Versailles.

    I was tempted to answer, “May a sinkhole swallow the stinkhole, DC,” but decided it was too cringe-worthy, so never mind!!! 😉

  180. @ChuckOrloski

    It has been customary for embassy space to be treated as territory of the nation occupying said space. Which is why the internal security is staffed by that states security details, detachments, orgs, etc (i.e. US Marines)

    That’s the reason for my import about territory.

    Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations
    1961

    “Article 21
    1. The receiving State shall either facilitate the acquisition on its territory, in accordance with its laws, by the sending State of premises necessary for its mission or assist the latter in obtaining accommodation in some other way.

    2. It shall also, where necessary, assist missions in obtaining suitable accommodation for their members.

    Article 22
    1. The premises of the mission shall be inviolable. The agents of the receiving State may not enter them, except with the consent of the head of the mission.

    2. The receiving State is under a special duty to take all appropriate steps to protect the premises of the mission against any intrusion or damage and to prevent any disturbance of the peace of the mission or impairment of its dignity.

    3. The premises of the mission, their furnishings and other property thereon and the means of transport of the mission shall be immune from search, requisition, attachment or execution.

    Article 23
    1. The sending State and the head of the mission shall be exempt from all national, regional or municipal dues and taxes in respect of the premises of the mission, whether owned or leased, other than such as represent payment for specific services rendered.

    2. The exemption from taxation referred to in this article shall not apply to such dues and taxes payable under the law of the receiving State by persons contracting with the sending State or the head of the mission.

    Article 24
    The archives and documents of the mission shall be inviolable at any time and wherever they may be.

    Article 25
    The receiving State shall accord full facilities for the performance of the functions of the mission.

    1. The premises of a mission shall be inviolable

    Nobody can enter the mission without permission- this includes the host country

    2. The receiving State is under a special duty to take all appropriate steps to protect the premises of the mission against any intrusion or damage and to prevent any disturbance of the peace of the mission or impairment of its dignity”
    ____________
    Defend with force if necessary.

    ———
    Ref:
    http://legal.un.org/ilc/texts/instruments/english/conventions/9_1_1961.pdf

    https://pathtoforeignservice.com/is-an-embassy-on-foreign-soil-the-sovereign-territory-of-the-host-country-or-the-embassys-country/

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  181. @Charles Pewitt

    President Trump is a complete and total whore for Jew billionaire Shelly Adelson.

    True.

    Which is why I’ve dubbed him tRump. 🙂

  182. @Charles Pewitt

    Two hundred dollar a barrel oil could buy a lot of joy in the USA oil patch!

    Just the threats alone seem to have driven gasoline prices up ~5% in just a few days in my neck of the woods.

  183. @EliteCommInc.

    That was 40 years ago. We should GTF over it. Ten years after WW2 we were trading partners with Japan. Within 25 years of the end of the Vietnam war we had normalized relations with that nation. Why not Iran? To paraphrase Morrie’s Wig Shop, “Is Iran something special? A schmuck on wheels?”

  184. @Art

    Hmm — It would be nice to get through an anti-Zionist anti-Israel article without Hitler hogging all the attention.

    Why?

    • Replies: @Art
  185. Hello, All…, uh, almost “All.”

    I don’t know exactly which commenter here might know and better yet, who would field the following points & corresponding questions.

    Point 1.
    It appears Iranian officials, who met secretly in Paris, with Reagan campaign officials, came to an agreement to delay the American hostage release until after the 1980 presidential election was over, and thus ending with Jimmy Carter as a one-termer.

    Point 1, counterpunch to myself: Did the above weird meeting, including George H.W. Bush’s ominous presence, actually happen?

    Point 1, the question: With decades of experience watching the Western Zio nations support for Shah Pahlavi syphoning off Iran’s oil & brutally oppressing it’s people, how & why the fuck did the Islamic Republic revolutionary negotiators trust the Reagan Zio-Republican gang?

    Point 2.
    Iran’s agreement with the Zio-Democrat Obama administration to junk development of nuclear weapons, and which ended up as the “JCPOA,” and then reviled by AIPAC-approved candidate t-Rump, & soon junked by Zio-President t-Rump.

    Point 2, a counterpunch to above: Not wanting to get fooled by Jews again, I ask, did the Islamic Republic of Iran’s military leadership have well hidden (emergency🃏) nuke weapon systems all along,* and being wise to a century of ZUS kabuki-theater, practical President Rouhani bought into the shaky but potentially profitable JCPOA deal?

    Point 3.
    There ain’t no iffen #3! And the question is, “when shall USrael war against Iran start?”

    Thnks — all response comments, including attacks, are welcome.

    * Of course, Netanyahu knows “All,” even when fabricating Iran’s existential danger to Israel’s existence.

  186. @Philip Giraldi

    I think the nearest you’ve got to a(n) implicit answer is that there are some pretty influential people manoeuvring, mostly verbally, towards Iran giving an excuse for massive air strikes on it. These presumably would be aimed at anything nuclear, the Revolutionary Guard, missile sites, the ruling Ayatollahs and military aircraft. I can’t work out how they see the fallout from this working out well. How is Iran to get that non Islamic government that quickly qualifies for a Marshall Plan and lots of hugs and kisses?

  187. @EliteCommInc.

    Yo EliteComminc!

    Thank you.

    But, fyi, an update, below.

    Article 26
    Paul Wolfowitz, the deputy Secretary of (offensive) Defense and architect of the W. Bush Preemption Doctrine said to Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, “fuck you!”

    • Replies: @EliteCommInc.
  188. lavoisier says: • Website

    And the fool deserves this fate given his betrayal of his promises and the historic American nation.

    If we ever survive this evil, history will look upon Trump as perhaps the worst traitor the American Republic has ever known –which is saying a lot given the likes of the Bushes at the helm.

    What a time to turn back from becoming a truly revolutionary leader who could change the evil empire towards decency to an incompetent fool doing the bidding of the evil Zionists.

  189. Anonymous[384] • Disclaimer says:
    @NoseytheDuke

    Would you care to enumerate the “banksters” you refer to and how they exercise power and influence together.

    I ask as one who looks at the listed banks in Canada and Australia (just to put the important and very stable up front), the UK, France and Germany and just can’t see them with the hat on you see somewhere. I think there is still a Rothschild privately owned bank, and Qatar and Singapore have big state banks but…..

  190. Talha says:
    @TKK

    Have you been?

    Nope but people very close to me have.

    than the man on the street in Ankara or Izmir or Istanbul

    That has nothing to do with my point. My point was that IF Israel decided to make an enemy out of Turkey, she would not have an easy time of it. Do you disagree?

    Turks want to eat, have sex, smoke hookah, drink tea and play baccarat.

    Who doesn’t like sex? Still doesn’t negate my point.

    Erdogan is not going to life a finger against Israel.

    Likely not unless Israel wants to start something; Turks aren’t pushovers.

    Turkish people detest Persians.

    I need a source for this other than your opinion. The two neighbors have good – if sometimes tense – relations. Turks are partially inheritors of Persian culture as can be seen in their language and customs. The Persian culture helped civilize the Turks.

    You know nothing about the world.

    So you say…

    Peace.

  191. @Blind_understanding

    This isn’t a debate. You’re being willfully ignorant about a situation you do not have the full understanding of. Thomm is a troll, and deserves nothing but contempt. You might (and I’m losing confidence) understand this if you would read his comment history. Instead you choose to be his white knight and acquire butthurt. Not a great first impression.

  192. @Benjy

    I think you are missing the point I was offering. In August 1941 things looked desperate for Britain. It’s survival seemed seriously threatened until December when the Russian winter and Pearl Harbor made all the difference. Without enumerating the strategic desirability of getting the Germans out of Iran then it remains true that it wasn’t gratuitous in the way that Japan’s attack on America was, Japan having nothing to lose but some of its military advantage in a country it had invaded without excuse.

    • Replies: @Benjy
    , @Colin Wright
  193. @Sir Launcelot Canning

    Note: I am an advocate for free speech. And while you may respond to me as you will, I would prefer that “colorful language” not be engaged in exchanges with me.

    As to the content . . .

    I responded to a question as to why their is animosity. i don’t my position on Iran changes those events or why they would be cause for issue. Twenty years or sixty years, the polity of a country matters. Just as one might say, to the Iranians,

    “Get over the US support for the regime change by Iran’s elite and and military.” The validity of the reasons may or may not subside with time. But it would depend on the nature of the relationship.

    But whether “death to America” chants are cause for getting over it might be a dubious suggestion.

    • Replies: @Sir Launcelot Canning
  194. Anon[252] • Disclaimer says:

    “In a Future Iran, Israel Will Once Again Be an Ally”

    ”In a rare interview to Israeli media, Reza Pahlavi, crown prince and son of the deposed Shah, tells Ynet that he envisions a time in which Tehran and Jerusalem are once again allies.”

    […]

    ”It is vital to remember that although Iranians now live under a religious dictatorial regime, Shah’s Iran was also a dictatorship, even if there were those who called it an “enlightened dictatorship.” Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi admired the West, worshiped French culture and viewed secularism as the only way to modernize and advance. But he was also the man who, in the name of these principles, threw thousands of political prisoners in jail and sent the secret police to punish his opponents. And while millions of his compatriots were living in poverty, he had fleets of airplanes and luxury cars and splurged on works of art and gold jewelry.”

    https://www.bridgesforpeace.com/2019/02/in-a-future-iran-israel-will-once-again-be-an-ally/

  195. @ChuckOrloski

    I must of course ask to refrain from the color . . .

    but as to the reference

    Laughing.

    In response to the Dep.Sec. — sovereignty matters, we would do well to oblige it and expect others to do the same.

  196. @Sir Launcelot Canning

    My position on Vietnam is well known and I stand where I came in on both.

  197. chris says:
    @Thomm

    Iran is two countries away from Israel, so they are not neighbors by any stretch. It is a bit much to say that Israel is instigating various confrontations between the US and Iran, and that Israel is making the US do anything.

    I don’t know if you’ve had a chance to consult a map lately, but it turns out the US is more than 2 countries away from Iran. I suspect you will soon be applying your ‘2-countries away rule’ to claim the US can’t be instigating anything against Iran for the same reason.

    Listen, Ira, this trolling business is not your strong suit, have you considered a more lucrative line of work? A man of your caliber ought to be watching cat videos or something.

  198. @Sir Launcelot Canning

    we occupied japan.

    Now about my concerns with Iran, very little has to do with the hostage affair, but it does serve as a backdrop.

    Again, my response was to a question — not my stated position, which does not include a case for regime change.

  199. L.K says:
    @Talha

    Why would you mention such a WEAK, heavily biased book on the Iranian military?

    Have you even read it?

    Well, I suppose that reading it will “enlighten” the reader with the usual BS claims, such as the alleged “fact” that Iran makes “terrorism” a key concept in its military doctrine… while really covering nearly NOTHING of Iran’s real military doctrinal development since the end of the Iran-Iraq war.

    We are also treated to the usual notion that Hezbollah is a “terrorist” organization.
    Not to mention numerous false accusations of “terrorism” pinned on Iran, Hezbollah, etc.

    Garbage.

    • Replies: @Talha
  200. renfro says:
    @bucky

    Biden is a bigger Zionist than all the rest.

    • Replies: @bucky
  201. Talha says:
    @L.K

    Nobody is perfect. Have I read the entire book? No. But the portions I have read, especially regarding the older permutations of Persia’s military vanguards, were quite enlightening and unbiased.

    However, I would recommend it nonetheless. One can simply disregard the polemics and concentrate on the meat of the message; mess with the Persians at your own risk.

    Peace.

  202. @renfro

    They didn’t get away with invading Lebanon in 2006. And there’s no guarantee they’ll get away with their next false flag operation.

  203. refl says:
    @NoseytheDuke

    You are mostly right, but after WWI this was still a country. Churchill himself called WWII the unnecessary war. I understand this in the sense that Germany was ment to be obliterated in WWI.
    However, Germany in the 1920 ended up strategically stronger. For internationalists democracy has the huge advantage that they can install anyone in power with clandestine efforts. Hitler was the enemy they needed.

    • Replies: @refl
  204. bucky says:
    @renfro

    How so? Worth experience tends to come skepticism.

    Harris and Booker I would be most worried about because both do not seem.intellectuallu inquisitive in the same way that Obama was. Obama knew Rashid Khalidi, remember.

    • Replies: @renfro
  205. renfro says:
    @bucky

    Biden: ‘Jewish heritage is American heritage’

    By JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    | 05/21/2013 08:07 PM EDT

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke at length Tuesday night about the influence of Judaism on the United States, dating back to the country’s founding and to the present day as Jews helped shape views on gay rights.

    “The truth is that Jewish heritage, Jewish culture, Jewish values are such an essential part of who we are that it’s fair to say that Jewish heritage is American heritage,” he said. “The Jewish people have contributed greatly to America. No group has had such an outsized influence per capita as all of you standing before you, and all of those who went before me and all of those who went before you.”

    [MORE]

    Biden spoke for nearly 20 minutes at the American Institute of Architects building in Washington, at times improvising after asking that the teleprompter machine that had been set up in the event space be taken down. (He joked about President Obama’s reliance on the machine, but later gave Obama credit, noting he “sends his best” but is “otherwise occupied with a few problems.”)

    “You make up 11 percent of the seats in the United States Congress. You make up one-third of all Nobel laureates,” he said. “So many notions that are embraced by this nation that particularly emanate from over 5,000 years of Jewish history, tradition and culture: independence, individualism, fairness, decency, justice, charity. These are all as you say, as I learned early on as a Catholic being educated by my friends, this tzedakah.”

    “The embrace of immigration” is part of that, as is the involvement of Jews in social justice movements.

    “You can’t talk about the civil rights movement in this country without talking about Jewish freedom riders and Jack Greenberg,” he said, telling a story about seeing a group of Jewish activists at a segregated movie theater in Delaware. “You can’t talk about the women’s movement without talking about Betty Friedan” or American advances in science and technology without mentioning Einstein and Carl Sagan, or music and Gershwin, Bob Dylan and “so, so, so many other people.”

    “I believe what affects the movements in America, what affects our attitudes in America are as much the culture and the arts as anything else,” he said. That’s why he spoke out on gay marriage “apparently a little ahead of time.”

    “It wasn’t anything we legislatively did. It was ‘Will and Grace,’ it was the social media. Literally. That’s what changed peoples’ attitudes. That’s why I was so certain that the vast majority of people would embrace and rapidly embrace” gay marriage, Biden said.

    “Think behind of all that, I bet you 85 percent of those changes, whether it’s in Hollywood or social media are a consequence of Jewish leaders in the industry. The influence is immense, the influence is immense. And, I might add, it is all to the good,” he said.

    Jews have also been key to the evolution of American jurisprudence, he continued, namedropping Brandeis, Fortas, Frankfurter, Cardozo, Ginsberg, Breyer, Kagan. “You literally can’t. You can’t talk about the recognition of … rights in the Constitution without looking at these incredible jurists that we’ve had.”

    “Jewish heritage has shaped who we are – all of us, us, me – as much or more than any other factor in the last 223 years. And that’s a fact,” he said.

    “We talk about it in terms of the incredible accomplishments and contributions” of Jews in America, Biden added, but it’s deeper “because the values, the values are so deep and so engrained in American culture, in our Constitution.”

    “So I think you, as usual, underestimate the impact of Jewish heritage. I really mean that. I think you vastly underestimate the impact you’ve had on the development of this nation. We owe you, we owe generations who came before you,” he said

    • Replies: @bucky
  206. refl says:
    @refl

    To be more explicit. Margaret Thatcher famously said, when chanciller Helmut Kohl brought up reunification in late 1989: “We have beaten them once, we have beaten them twice, and they are back again!”
    What we are wittnessing now in Europe is the third blow, after which Europe and Germany will no longer exist. Read “Controversy of Zion” and project its thesis into the future. Then you will understand what I mean.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  207. Vice President Joe Biden will miss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress.
    Biden’s office says he’ll be traveling abroad

    Funny Joe’s office couldn’t say where he was going? How convenient it was, to be “traveling abroad”.
    I have no doubt Biden wants big contributions just like they all do. But the former VP knows the treachery of Netanyahu and was probably in on all the Obama dictums –even if passively– to CIA and NSA to watch Bibi more effectively.

    I doubt Biden will be pro-war. If that conflicts with the AIPAC crowd that’s the way it’s going to have to be. He can still claim to be a Zionist all he wants.

  208. Druid says:
    @A123

    I don’t waste time with facts when dealing with morons like you

  209. Miro23 says:
    @chris

    Maybe! But I think the groundswell of anti-war sentiment will become a little more pronounced. The last 3 presidents (maybe even 4 with Clinton) won their elections as peace candidates. In each case their opposing war candidate lost. I think that this indicates the presence of an important trend. (Never mind that as presidents they did not rule in peace; to say the least!)

    This was certainly the case with Trump. “Drain the Swamp” really meant “Invite the Swamp”, pretty much from the first day. The public can see that their Anti-War votes don’t count for much, and their “representatives” change sides when they arrive in Washington.

    If the “groundswell of anti-war sentiment will become a little more pronounced” it’s only going to happen in America’s streets. France’s Yellow Vests have proved this – it’s a type of opposition that has truly rattled the French elite and could do the same in the US.

    The bad problem for elites, is that street demonstrations happen outside their framework of control. They know that they (the Zio-glob) are a small minority who don’t represent the wishes of the public – and they can only control the discourse by applying threats and bribes to points of dissent.

    However, with street demonstrations (Direct Democracy) they have to come out in the open and use the security forces – which is always a risky and unpopular business (risk of counter force growth, being swamped and tit for tat violence).

    Going back to the 1960’s the US does have some experience of street protest , and anti-war demonstrations have a broad appeal regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, socio-economic group. The only real opposition comes from the Zio-glob, and numerically they don’t count – and their not so numerous Antifa street thugs are going to look bad fighting Peace demonstrators.

    Of course, the public need to get away from their TVs, and young people need to take the lead – but once these things start they can quickly build momentum and introduce some real Democracy to the US.

  210. Druid says:
    @TKK

    TKK the Ziofascist sitting in a basement is back!

  211. @NoseytheDuke

    There exists no legally binding document signed by a lawful german government, that gives away these territories.
    Officially, these territories have never been formally annexed, the FRG vassals only signed a “border acknowledgement” paper with Poland, this was no German signature for entire Germany, which Poland knows its not worth the paper and protested at “2+4”.

    If it makes sense to return these territories after a final peace treaty is a matter of negotiation, because these lands have been purged from Germans. Nonetheless, these lands are territory of Germany, even according to US occupier’s rules established. The problem of the occpuiers is, the Russians/Soviets basically see these lands as annexed, which led to the “cold war”, Soviet offers of full German reunification by Stalin in return for neutrality, or returning East Germany to GDR, which is central Germany not “east Germany”
    The entire “post” WWII (dis)order is based on massives lies, massive crimes, and massive leghal fraud, perpetrated by the allied countries forming the war alliance UN.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  212. MEexpert says:
    @renfro

    Iran executed 273 people in 2018 and also has the highest rate of juvenile executions in the world, with six confirmed executions of minors in 2018—including two child brides charged with the murders of their husbands.

    And how many Palestinian children has Israel killed?

    The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights found that 318 Palestinian children have been killed. Al Mezan Center for Human Rights found that 355 Gazan children were killed by Israeli forces. According to Amnesty international the Palestinian fatalities included “some 300” children.

  213. Ron T says:

    1. Who reads the Washington Times? Isn’t that a fringe newspaper?

    2. Philip forgot to mention the recent “foiled terrorist attacks by Iran” on European soil – clearly Mossad black flag operations that Israel uses to convince the Europeans to impose sanctions on Iran and withdraw from the nuclear agreement.

    3. Fortunately, Trump is full of bluster but is not interested in wars in the Middle East, so I don’t expect any war from this administration. However, Israel always benefits, whether from sanctions on Iran based on groundless accusations or from an increase US foreign aid.

  214. Benjy says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    “In August 1941 things looked desperate for Britain. It’s survival seemed seriously threatened until December”

    The Battle of Britain had been over for a year, Hitler was 3 months into Barbarossa, and there was no longer any threat to England. Hess had landed in Scotland in June, pleading for peace. Hitler had been making peace overtures since September 1939. Peace for Germany was simply not a part of the Talmudic plan. Peace for Iran was also not a part of the plan.

    “it wasn’t gratuitous in the way that Japan’s attack on America was”

    The way you selectively ignore anything contradicting the narrative is really obnoxious. Roosevelt had cracked the Japanese radio codes and new exactly when the attack was coming. The US aircraft carriers, which could have stopped the Japanese attack and ended the war right then and there, were pulled back leaving the battleships at Pearl Harbors sitting ducks, as were their fighter protection. It was murder by Roosevelt. The McCollum memo laid out the exact 8 step plan to force Japan to attack that Roosevelt used to get the war rolling.

    I want to mention how despicable the actions of Australia were in all this. They attacked neutral Iran’s navy at dawn while it was at dock, without declaration of war. What sleazy worms Austalians are whenever they dare to utter the word Nazi. Australian war crimes have continued to this very day, with Australia still openly and secretly carrying out zionist terrorism across the middle east. The 5 eyes alliance (it is actually 6 eyes because Netanyau admits that he sees everything) with all the assassinations, terrorist attacks, drug dealing and money laundering is orders of magnitude more malicious and evil than the Gestapo and the SS ever could have dreamed of being.

  215. @Talha

    ‘Honestly, that would be a bite far bigger than she is capable of chewing.’

    Oh, at least since Lebanon, Israel doesn’t fight her appointed enemies. We do.

    • Agree: Talha
  216. @Wizard of Oz

    ‘I think you are missing the point I was offering. In August 1941 things looked desperate for Britain. It’s survival seemed seriously threatened until December when the Russian winter and Pearl Harbor made all the difference. Without enumerating the strategic desirability of getting the Germans out of Iran then it remains true that it wasn’t gratuitous in the way that Japan’s attack on America was, Japan having nothing to lose but some of its military advantage in a country it had invaded without excuse.’

    There wasn’t much of a Nazi threat in Iran, but I think the unadmitted reason for the attack on Iran wasn’t some nefarious imperialist plot. Neither Stalin nor Churchill wein a position to pursue imperialist fantasies in August 1941. They had more pressing concerns.

    Rather, it was imperative that a secure aid route be opened from the Persian Gulf to the Soviet Union. That implied the occupation of Iran. It wasn’t fair, but at the time, fairness wasn’t the paramount issue. It was total war.

  217. @Anonymous

    ‘…The European powers allowed World War II to unfold by wringing their hands rather than taking a stand while Hitler built up his forces, threatened his neighbors and bit off chunks of their territory…’

    Now, who does that remind me of?

    (Hint: their prime minister addressed Congress and received seventeen standing ovations.)

    • Replies: @geokat62
  218. @Mark James

    ‘Democrats need to be talking about this early. They can’t let this happen. As for the GOP…I’m sure the words at the AIPAC convention will be supportive.’

    You need a reality check. The Democrats aren’t the solution; they’re part of the problem. See Nancy Pelosi’s words to AIPAC.

  219. Anonymous[176] • Disclaimer says:
    @Benjy

    You are a Hasbara troll aren’t you?

    • Replies: @Benjy
    , @NoseytheDuke
  220. Question,

    Why was the Iran nuclear agreement called “5+1”, and why is the plus one Germany, enemy state defined in UN charter? Or asked differently, who did the vassals of FRG represent? Why “5+1” at all, and not say 4+1?

    Any takers?

  221. @NoseytheDuke

    NoseytheDuke says: @Blind_understanding
    “Thomm is a troll and unworthy of any response at all never mind defending.”

    Blind_understanding: More ad-hominem nonsense. Somebody needs to defend the debate format. A small group of commenters who see themselves as insiders are fucken it up by recruiting for witch-hunts against those they see as outsiders. And schadenfreude is one of their recruiting tools. And you are part of the problem.

    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  222. @Colin Wright

    Total war? The western allies have not experienced such thing themselves at home, they just waged it.
    Total war was the brutal stiff fighting between German and Soviet troops.
    I acknowldge the soviets did the main heavy fighting on the allied side, while the German B Team held the western front calm, and enjoyed along with the french the summer in France.
    When the allied invasion in Normandy started, the GI had leaflets handed out to them, warning them to behave as excellent as the Germans. Soon, local french Police and officials were fooded with complaints about misbehving, drunk and raping GI, more than 50000 complaints in the first few days.
    Total war was also the bombing terrorism against German and Japanese cities, or the Soviet order to create burnt soil on the own territory using German uniforms, and deporting entire peoples to Siberia.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  223. Benjy says:
    @Anonymous

    No. I am not jewish and I am not a troll. I am a grandpa who likes to write and express opinions that make people think.

    Instead of thinking about and coming up with a witty reply to whatever it was that I wrote that triggered you so, you chose to fling ad-hominem spittle. I would call that troll-like.

  224. @Vagabond

    “Yes” to all. Used “AGREE” button already.

  225. @Anonymous

    Funny that you would write that, I got the opposite impression.

  226. @Blind_understanding

    It’s possible that you’ve mistaken me for a commenter who cares what you think.

    • Replies: @Blind_understanding
  227. geokat62 says:
    @Colin Wright

    (Hint: their prime minister addressed Congress and received seventeen standing ovations.)

    I believe the official number is 29. We wouldn’t want to understate this historic achievement.

  228. Miro23 says:
    @Vagabond

    Hitler bit no chunks of foreign land off. Hitler’s military was prepared to destroy the Jewish Bolshevik slave system which enveloped the East and was responsible for no less than 30 million deaths before Hitler comes to power.

    Hitler was out to destroy the Jewish Bolshevik slave system, but he wasn’t proposing to liberated anybody.

    It’s more than clear that he was going to replace Jewish Bolshevism with his own ethnic German nationalist slave system. He had a lot of respect for British Imperialism and wanted a Germanic land Empire in the east stretching to the Urals, and including the Ukraine (Crimea as a Germans only holiday resort) staffed by German administrators and encouraging ethnic German settlement in general. The plan was to physically remove Moscow and St Petersburg.

    Also Stalin had already disposed of most of the leading Bolshevik Jews in the Show Trials of 1938, and the Red Army fought and won a Russian national victory – nothing to do with international Judaism.

    It was only much later under the drunkard Yeltsin that Russian Jews (oligarchs) regained anything like the power that Jews held in the first decades after October 1917.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
    , @Rurik
  229. RVBlake says:
    @Hapalong Cassidy

    Not only Americans…The British writer George MacDonald Fraser, author of the Flashman series of novels, was a Tommy fighting in Burma during WWII, in Field Marshal Slim’s army. In his autobiographical “Quartered Safe Out Here”, he stated a lifelong hatred of the Japanese.

  230. @Vagabond

    I hope you ignore or laugh at the comment by “bucky” and that you keep posting the truth.

  231. @Benjy

    The way you selectively ignore anything contradicting the narrative is really obnoxious.

    C’mon, benjy, we’re supposed to be impressed by that one’s “deep thinking” and “profound insights” or something. 😉

  232. @Benjy

    Superb comments!

    The 5 eyes alliance (it is actually 6 eyes because Netanyau admits that he sees everything) with all the assassinations, terrorist attacks, drug dealing and money laundering is orders of magnitude more malicious and evil than the Gestapo and the SS ever could have dreamed of being.

    All true.

  233. anonymous[389] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jake

    Lol! Your pagan brethren have been toying with such equations for millennia. The most hilarious being, 1 = 3 😉

  234. @Germanicus

    When the allied invasion in Normandy started, the GI had leaflets handed out to them, warning them to behave as excellent as the Germans. Soon, local french Police and officials were fooded with complaints about misbehving, drunk and raping GI, more than 50000 complaints in the first few days.
    Total war was also the bombing terrorism against German and Japanese cities, or the Soviet order to create burnt soil on the own territory using German uniforms, and deporting entire peoples to Siberia.

    I believe all that, and would remind folks that the US military was so “benign” that they had to be bribed with ice cream to stop them from killing Japanese POWs.

    Anyway, would you be able to provide more info on your claim? It is very interesting. Thanks.

    • Replies: @Germanicus
  235. @Miro23

    It’s more than clear that he was going to replace Jewish Bolshevism with his own ethnic German nationalist slave system.

    Sources, please.

    Also, was this to be a mere expedient given the times, or was it supposed to be a permanent state of affairs, or what? In any case, please explain, with sources.

    • Replies: @L.K
  236. @renfro

    That’s some excellent stuff to know. Did I say excellent? Excellent.

  237. It is well established that Israel is the world’s largest state sponsor of Islamic terror, and it is also well established that it treats its illegally militarily occupied territories worse than the Nazis treated the Warsaw Ghetto. Zionism is an racist, supremacist ideology that appeals to psychopaths, and sociopaths, and Netanyahu is both, as well as being a hard core criminal who will hopefully one day land in prison where he has long belonged as he has long been under investigation as is his ugly wife for a variety of crimes. The good news is that in increasingly larger numbers American Jews are moving away from the fascist policies of Israel because they understand that it is the height of tragic irony that Israel, founded by Zionist terrorist thugs on stolen land, is behaving worse that did the Nazis.

  238. Benjy says:
    @Colin Wright

    “Neither Stalin nor Churchill wein a position to pursue imperialist fantasies in August 1941.”

    Then why did they? Of course Stalin and Churchill apologists will show their hypocrisy by claiming that Soviet or British sovereignty was so much more important than Iranian sovereignty that an undeclared surprise attack was completely justified. Both countries hung noble German officers after the war for supposedly committing far less severe war crimes. Aggressive war is the worst crime of all both the British and Soviets insisted at Nuremburg. Total hypocrites. How many Germans were falsely hung because the Soviets and the British lied about Katyn Forest?

    “It wasn’t fair, but at the time, fairness wasn’t the paramount issue. It was total war.”

    Fair has nothing to do with it. It was war crimes and crimes against humanity, committed by the England and every country in the commonwealth, in a war that England started and could have stopped at any moment. A war of genocide as evidenced by Dresden, a purely civilian and cultural target, destroyed in Feb 1945 when the Germans had clearly already lost the war.

    Yes, it was total Talmudic war against goyim. Hitler had 60,000 VX warheads he never used, with which he could have stopped the Normandy and Italian invasions easily, or sent to England on V2’s. Hitler let England escape Dunkirk. Hitler was never horny for nuclear weapons like his enemies the jews. The only ones waging total war were the Allies, Goebbels’ rantings aside.

    Talmudists are so desperate to prevent this simple truth getting out that they have shown themselves time and again willing to terrorize, invade and genocide any peoples standing in their way.

    Iran is currently the primary target of their Talmudic hate. Talmudic hate is is like rust, it never sleeps.

    Hey Hey, My, My
    Talmudic hate will never die

    • Agree: Rurik
    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
    , @Anonymous
  239. anonymous[389] • Disclaimer says:
    @Reuben Kaspate

    Bring it on, pagan phuck-up!

    • Replies: @Reuben Kaspate
  240. Rurik says:
    @Miro23

    Red Army fought and won a Russian national victory

    would you say that Russia and the Red Army.. liberated Eastern Europe and the Baltic states?

    and that under communism, (where all the fruits of one’s labor are collected by the state, in order to distribute them ‘fairly’) the Russian people themselves were liberated?

    Why are those pesky grumblers like Solzhenitsyn always pooh-poohing the great “liberation”?

    Who, if not the commie North Koreans, are the most ‘liberated’ people on the planet today?

    • Replies: @Miro23
  241. bucky says:
    @renfro

    Lip service.

    Also, it is him noticing things. Kamala doesn’t even notice most likely.

    Who has been more pro-israel, Obama or Trump? Obama clearly antagonized Netanyahu by not slavishly doing what he wanted.

  242. aandrews says:

    “The article states that Iran is supporting al Qaeda by providing money, weapons and sanctuary across the Middle East to enable it to undertake new terrorist attacks.”

    What a low-down thing!

    “Venezuela: Mysterious ‘Humanitarian Aid’ Packages Contain Wire and Nails for Barricades”
    https://dailystormer.name/venezuela-mysterious-humanitarian-aid-packages-contain-wire-and-nails-for-barricades/

  243. @Miro23

    Am very interested with Miro23’s focus upon the attention gobbling “Zio-glob,”🃏 and his having offered the following important advisory: “Of course these things start they can quickly build momentum and introduce some real Democracy to the US.”

    Greetings from broken & snowy Scranton, Miro!

    As a Scranton School District bus driver, and over the past 4-years, I became acquainted with young people who one day, and as you said, eh-hem, “need to take the lead.”🤾

    No doubt, you are a good man, Miro, and an indispensable commenter here at U.R.

    Re; your words above, and I presume your will to introduce “real democracy” in the “Homeland” entails creating a totally revolutionary process where the Federal Reserve system is history, Krugman/Sam Shama-canard “debt is good” becomes exposed as big lie, and an end to wars for Israeli hegemony in the Middle East. Okay so far, Miro?

    As you know, in recent past, the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) sprouted in USrael soil; made noise for “real change” under insidious Wall Street-approved Congressmen & presidents, blossomed until the “Homeland” Winter hit,☃️and even managed to raise $12,000 to create a newspaper.🌤️

    So, and as you say, Miro, “the public need to get away from their TVs, and young people need to take the lead.” However, there’s a “problem, er, Houston.”🐍

    US-based billionaires, i.e., Team-Israel George Soros and Sheldon Adelson have a Jewish Corporate Media working at their service, and can plausibly infiltrate the leadership core,🕍and warp otherwise gallant mass-protest momentum in the desirable direction of a repackaged institutional structure.

    Fyr, video linked below, is an engaging RT interview featuring the young & intelligent Canadian, Andrew Gavin Marshall, who made some “iskra” as to what need be done to free mankind from dependency upon international Jewry’s systemic monetary organs.

    Thanks a lot, Miro23, & any type of response comment is welcome!

    Selah, the Importance of Being Louis Farrakhan, and the NOI’s (“CerTainteed”) insulation against potential freezing infiltration.

  244. @ChuckOrloski

    “The Iranian hostage episode was an invasion of US territory, had they simply instructed the personnel to depart that would have been one thing, but taking the embassy — out of bounds.”

    Smug rationalization like that, based on technicalities such as the US abrogates or ignores routinely, may comfort the simple minded, but the rest of the world knows better. Why do people even bother making such dimwitted claims?

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski
    • Replies: @L.K
  245. @refl

    Read “Controversy of Zion” and project its thesis into the future. Then you will understand what I mean.

    It would seem preferable that you learn to express what you mean clearly instead. Who’s going to read the book based on some desire to understand what you meant?

    You may want to revisit Reed’s excellent book and if you do, you’ll understand that Germany was not as you stated.

    This more adequately describes the reality.

    It is not the Germany of the first decade that followed the war – broken, dejected and bowed down with a sense of apprehension and impotence. It is now full of hope and confidence, and of a renewed sense of determination to lead its own life without interference from any influence outside its own frontiers…

    One man has accomplished this miracle…

    [Hitler] is not merely in name but in fact the national Leader. He has made them safe against potential enemies by whom they were surrounded. He is also securing them against the constant dread of starvation which is one of the most poignant memories of the last years of the War and the first years of the Peace. Over 700,000 died of sheer hunger in those dark years. You can still see the effect in the physique of those who were born into that bleak world.

    The fact that Hitler has rescued his country from the fear of repetition of that period of despair, penury and humiliation has given him an unchallenged authority in modern Germany…
    I have never met a happier people than the Germans and Hitler is one of the greatest men.

    – David Lloyd George , COMMENTS ON HIS VISIT TO GERMANY AND MEETING WITH HITLER IN 1936

    (Daily Express, September 17, 1936)
    http://www.worldfuturefund.org/wffmaster/Reading/Germany/LloydGeorge.htm

    The people of Iran and Venezuela are being subjected to the same types evil forces that subjugated Germany and to which the USA has succumbed since at least 1913, and which really took off under the rich Red elitist, FDR.

    • Agree: Rurik
  246. @ChuckOrloski

    Another fine post there, Bro CO!

    Yer making a videophile outta me, dang it!!! I got stuf to do, ya know???

    I hope to check the vid when I get back.

    Thanks for all the good stuff!

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  247. Tom Welsh says:

    “Iran-al Qaeda alliance May Provide Legal Rationale for U.S. military strikes”.

    Except that Iran has no alliance with Al Qaeda, ISIS, or any of the rest of the Wahabbi alphabet soup. Iran is a Shia nation, whereas all the major Islamic fundamentalist terrorist organizations are Sunni. Indeed, the terrorists’ view of the world is almost indistinguishable from that of Saudi Arabia.

    The nation whose government is tightly allied to Al Qaeda, of course, is the USA.

    • Agree: L.K
    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  248. Tom Welsh says:
    @Anonymous

    “Merkel, May, and Macron should be the first to get their burials at sea like Osama did”.

    I think they should all be hanged for treason – after a fair and unprejudiced trial, of course.

    Or perhaps guillotined.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  249. @Miro23

    Of course, the public need to get away from their TVs, and young people need to take the lead

    Yes they do. And it includes the outright boycott of all mass media.

    …but once these things start they can quickly build momentum and introduce some real Democracy to the US.

    I value your comments here, but I feel compelled to ask that people think that idea through because it should be plain to see that “democracy,” except when applied to all but the smallest of groups, amounts to another form of tyranny, and who needs that? In any case, history shows that even if it starts out with the best of intentions, it soon devolves into another corrupt institution.

    I can explain later if need be. Gotta run now.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
    , @Miro23
  250. @EliteCommInc.

    You’re delusional if you think that engaging with you is some sort of privilege that people need to clean up their act for. Besides, I wasn’t trying to engage you, just pointing out that the 1980s Cold War mentality of the dinosaur baby boomers is part of the problem of creating peace in the world.

    • Replies: @Sparkon
    , @EliteCommInc.
  251. @NoseytheDuke

    @NoseytheDuke

    NoseytheDuke says: @Blind_understanding
    “Thomm is a troll and unworthy of any response at all never mind defending.”

    Blind_understanding: More ad-hominem nonsense. Somebody needs to defend the debate format. A small group of commenters who see themselves as insiders are fucken it up by recruiting for witch-hunts against those they see as outsiders. And schadenfreude is one of their recruiting tools. And you are part of the problem.

    Nosey: It’s possible that you’ve mistaken me for a commenter who cares what you think.

    Blind: Iggied! Added to my list of “small group of commenters who see themselves as insiders are fucken it up [debate] by recruiting for witch-hunts against those they see as outsiders”.

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @jacques sheete
  252. L Garou says:

    Meantime, India and Pakistan really are dropping bombs on each other but that’s not quite as existentially erotic as the neverending hyperbole of war on Iran, I reckon..

  253. Sparkon says:
    @jacques sheete

    The problem with videos is that it takes a great deal of effort to transcribe the relevant or meaningful content into text so that there can be some discussion about it…as if.

    So if I understand, the boob tube is bad but videos are good?

    Well, nothing can stop the march of progress at Unz Review, and now the Hallelujah Chorus has smiley faces and emojis for those who are at a loss for words, but in my view the job won’t be done until we get a font of pastable Kissy Butts in day glo.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  254. This article omits the fact that Al Qaeda is a CIA/MI-6 created and Saudi funded organization. The Mahujadeen fighting the Soviets in Afghanistan in the 1980s were organized by the CIA and MI-6 and financed by Saudi Arabia using Osama bin Laden as the mercenary soldier ‘s paymaster. This arrangement was used to conceal any financial links to the U.S. or Briton, as these soldiers were basically terrorists. This force evolved into Al Qaeda and became the Secret army for the CIA and MI-6 to destabilize targeted Muslim countries, like Yugoslavia in the 1990s and Libya in 2010.

    • Agree: Fatima Manoubia
  255. @Tom Welsh

    The nation whose government is tightly allied to Al Qaeda, of course, is the USA

    Too true. The same goes for ISIS: US weapons and trucks + Israeli training and medical assistance + Saudi money = ISIS.

    But the lie of Iran connection to Al Qaida can fly in the US, just like an equally blatant lie of Saddam connection to Al Qaida: most people in the US have no idea that Shia Iran is a bitter enemy of Wahhabi Al Qaida and ISIS. Keep people dumb and ignorant, and you can sell them any lie you want. Seems to be working just fine.

  256. @Tom Welsh

    To keep with national cultural traditions, Macron should be guillotined, May and Merkel – hanged. Other than that, agree 100%.

  257. Sparkon says:
    @Sir Launcelot Canning

    1980s Cold War mentality of the dinosaur baby boomers is part of the problem of creating peace in the world.

    It seems as if the go-to argument of undereducated simpletons is to blame it on the Baby Boomers, sung to the tune of “Blame it on the Bossa Nova.”

    Anyway, I already deflated your argument upstream:

    http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/attacking-iran/#comment-3063831

    By the way, the Cold War started in the early 1950s, when the oldest Baby Boomers were still in grammar school.

  258. @Benjy

    To the tune of Neil Young, “Rust never sleeps,” Benjy creatively intoned: “Hey Hey, My, My, Talmudic hate will never die.”

    Hey Benjy!

    Uh, please hold on there, above? The alto Fat Lady ain’t done singin’!

    Fyi, am long time Neil Young fan, watched him perform solo (“Harvest Moon”) @ NYC Beacon Theater, and here at Scranton’s Toyota Pavilion when “Shakey” was on Greendale tour.

    Was disappointed post-9/11 when Neil jumped the gun and released his (Flight 93) song, “Let’s roll.”🐑 (Zigh) Nonetheless, I became pleased when musician peer- pressure apparently persuaded him to cancel scheduled Crazy Horse concerts in Tel Aviv.

    At any rate, & with a return to Neil Young’s hit, “Rust never sleeps,” & writing now as a burned-out (workingman👷) Rock & Roller in semi-song, I offer you this adapted lyric,
    “Hey, hey, Zionist rulers, Talmud merchant-investment bankers, petty M.I.C. contractors, eminent Zio men of dark letters/propaganda, inevitably, my-my, they too are all ‘gonna iffen die!” *

    Thnks, Benjy!

    * A paraphrase of T.S. Eliot’s profound “East Coker” poetic lines.

    • Replies: @Benjy
  259. Rurik says:
    @Blind_understanding

    are fucken it up [debate]

    perhaps you’re sincere, IDK

    But for all of us who’ve been here for a short while, it’s pathetically obvious that this Thom asshole only comes here to troll and be as obnoxious as he’s able.

    He’s also a liar and a butt-hurt Indian obviously suffering from a serious ‘Eliot Rodger Syndrome’

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43892189

    I just hope he gets laid before he goes full-on ‘shooter’

    • Replies: @Blind_understanding
  260. anon[228] • Disclaimer says:

    Recent attack on Iran and India by terrorists with connection to Pakistan point to a wider destabilization paln Pakistan will be given nod to do certain things in Kashmir .Taliban will join. The peace process and deescalation in Afghanistan will free Taliban with US approval to do some cosmetic strikes and chaos in Kashmir BUt the price for that will be Pak and Afghanistan coming on board with SAUDI and UAE and US + ((((Israel )))))) to strike at Iran.

    • Replies: @Benjy
  261. @MikeatMikedotMike

    “Thomm is a dim witted Hindu immigrant (as pointed out by Ron Unz himself.)”

    What makes you say he is Hindu?

  262. @jacques sheete

    Hey Brother Jacques!

    I admire the way you think about the worth of my “Homeland’s” democracy, and it’s permanent value being always extended (undemocratically) to the minority & tyrannical, & to be brief, let’s say, global oligarchs.🤑

    A suggestion.

    Miro23 has likely read George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” and how one democratic ‘guvmint, “starts out with the best of intentions, it soon devolves into another corrupt institution.” Remind him? The anthropomorphic novel is a verity that defines the essence of USreali elections!

    Uh, JS, I “Gotta run,” to the toilet.😓

  263. Benjy says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    This morning I watched this Adam Green video about Kushner being the Moshiach. DON’T WATCH IT.

    Why? because throughout the clip jews are singing and dancing “We want the Moshiach now”. The real information is about Kushner and the third temple, but it left me with this filthy semitic mind control ear worm.

    After trying to blot it out by thinking of inane beatles jingles, I decided to nip this brain pollution in the bud: Neil Young and Crazy Horse torturing guitar strings at 120 decibel. It drove those jews right out of my brain.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  264. @Blind_understanding

    Nosey: It’s possible that you’ve mistaken me for a commenter who cares what you think.

    What mistake? You obviously cared enough to have responded.

    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  265. Benjy says:
    @anon

    “point to a wider destabilization paln Pakistan will be given nod to do certain things in Kashmir “

    The entire Paki Awan brothers affair was swept under the rug in 2016, it was one of the big reasons Russiagate was blown so out of proportion.

    The Awan brothers had access to emails, servers and computers of dozens of top Democrats. This was an intelligence leak of unbelievable proportions. Yet Awan remained on the payroll for months afterwards. Clearly there were massive black mail operations going on as well.

    I still have heard no explanation as to what the Paki’s were really up to. Until some kind of explanation and prosecution for these massive data theft and felony crimes is made public, I will simply assume that Pakistan are involved in some nefarious plot.

  266. @Sir Launcelot Canning

    Hmmmmm . . .

    I am not sure your response is anymore relevant than your original comment. But as I stated, my preference is how you engage in exchanges with me, not to the community at large.

    As for engaging, it simply means “the exchange”. In this you made several requests, which you might have intended as “rhetorical” but provided plenty of space to fill with content other that your supposed claim.

    Your assumptions:

    1. that anything I believe about Iran is predicated soly on the Iranian Hostage crisis was incorrect in two forms:

    a. I was responding to someone’s inquiry, not advancing some argument – noting a primary reason for the animosity
    b. Diplomatic history matters as any Iranian will tell you.

    2. for me that history extends beyond the hostage matter — so noting the Iranian affair in relation to my as then unexpressed view — misses the point and is your “straw man” logical error.

    Anyone who thinks that thinks that the passing of some generation is going to blossom into global peace, doesn’t understand the nature of strategic ambitions, much more importantly, lacks a fundamental understanding of human beings. All one need to grasp those realities is basic knowledge of human history with or without the “cold war” nonsensical suggestion you make, dating back as far the first humans moved about the African continent.

  267. @Germanicus

    The entire “post” WWII (dis)order is based on massives lies, massive crimes, and massive leghal fraud, perpetrated by the allied countries forming the war alliance UN.

    All true, and they indicate what’s been going on for a long time and what will probably continue for a while, unfortunately, and that’s why it is extremely relevant to keep bringing those ideas to the fore.

    I apologize for posting this so often, but it must be emphasized if any sanity is to have even a tiny chance to sprout.:

    “… this entire myth, so prevalent then and even now about Hitler, and about the Japanese, is a tissue of fallacies from beginning to end. Every plank in this nightmare evidence is either completely untrue or not entirely the truth.
    If people should learn this intellectual fraud about Hitler’s Germany, then they will begin to ask questions, and searching questions…”

    Murray Rothbard, Revisionism for Our Time
    Mr. Rothbard was an American Jew and an historian of the very highest caliber.
    http://mises.org/daily/2592

    Falsehood is a recognized and extremely useful weapon in warfare, and every country uses it quite deliberately to deceive its own people, to attract neutrals, and to mislead the enemy. The ignorant and innocent masses in each country* are unaware at the time that they are being misled, and when it is all over only here and there are the falsehoods discovered and exposed. As it is all past history and the desired effect has been produced by the stories and statements, no one troubles to investigate the facts and establish the truth. Lying, as we all know, does not take place only in war-time. Man, it has been said, is not “a veridical animal,” but his habit of lying is not nearly so extraordinary as his amazing readiness to believe. It is, indeed, because of human credulity that lies flourish.

    -Arthur Ponsonby, MP, Falsehood in War Time (1929)

    http://www.vlib.us/wwi/resources/archives/texts/t050824i/ponsonby.pdf

    *I would also add that evidently the most thoroughly brainwashed population in the world are Americans. What Ponsonby stated is equally true for “us” and the Israelis as well. The masses within both have been duped and exploited to the max and shall continue to be.

    • Replies: @Zumbuddi
    , @Anon
  268. Art says:
    @jacques sheete

    Whom did Hitler murder?

    Hmm — It would be nice to get through an anti-Zionist anti-Israel article without Hitler hogging all the attention.

    Why?

    Why — because the Jews are masters at propaganda – they know how to manipulate minds. Every time the word “Hitler” is used, the Jews win. In the average Western mind when “Hitler” is uttered – “holocaust” automatically comes to mind – we cannot help it. When something is repeated over and over, eventually the mind accepts it. It takes energy and dedication to fight “the big lie.” The big lie of the “holocaust” is established in the Western mind – period.

    When “Hitler” comes up – Jew victimhood comes to mind – the Jews smile and take that to the bank every time.

    The smart thing to do is talk about Zionism and Netanyahu – not Hitler – just ignore Hitler. It is our task to build up the truth in people’s minds – that Zionism, Netanyahu, and the Talmud are the bad guys. There is much work to be done.

    Think Peace — Do No Harm — Art

    • Replies: @Kolo
  269. @ChuckOrloski

    Bro CO, good vid. That young man is one sharp cookie. I’m both humbled and even more energized.

  270. @Sparkon

    The problem with videos is that it takes a great deal of effort to transcribe the relevant or meaningful content into text so that there can be some discussion about it…as if.

    That too. My main problem with vids, is that the pace is generally too slow.

    Well, nothing can stop the march of progress at Unz Review, and now the Hallelujah Chorus has smiley faces and emojis for those who are at a loss for words, but in my view the job won’t be done until we get a font of pastable Kissy Butts in day glo.

    What about the use of emojis by those who rarely are at such a loss, and why are you not using them? 🙂

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  271. Zumbuddi says:
    @jacques sheete

    Huh.
    If you repeated this 6 million times you’d still fall short of the number of times the holocaust lies have been drummed into the brains of the innocent — i.e. children, or the gullible.

    I was tagged a Cynic before I was old enough to drive.
    It’s a category that matures underground.

    One hopes more such Cynics are reaching maturity & ready to burst forth.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  272. @Benjy

    Hey Benjy!

    Linked (below) is Neil Young’s catchy song which availed remediation (at no cost) for treating ‘Merkika’s epidemic “brain pollution,”🤕during the time of Zionized-G.W. Bush’s presidency. *

    It’s called “Let’s impeach the president,” which magically is something the Zio-left Democrat party want to do to iffen-Zio President t-Rump right now.🤔

    As Neil’s presently occupied ❤️with an “ex”of the late-JFK, Jr., so, “Let’s roll, a one, two, one-two, stand & y’all put ‘ya iffen hands together!”:

    * From the L.P., “Living with War.”

    • Replies: @Benjy
  273. tac says:
    @Talha

    I prefer this version of Bibi:

    • LOL: Talha
  274. @jacques sheete

    It’s possible that you’ve mistaken me for a commenter who cares what you think.

    It was me who wrote that to the one so blind (or so new here) that he hasn’t yet figured out that Thomm is a troll who attempts to be the first to post a comment at all Giraldi articles in order to provoke such hostile responses so they will distract and divert attention from the actual topic of the article. Philip Giraldi is one of the most popular contributors here at UR and Thomm’s strategy is so blatant, transparent and consistent that hopefully the blind one will come to understand this at some point.

    • Replies: @Talha
  275. tac says:
    @renfro

    Just like with the White Helmets in Syria, the scripted stage rehearsals in Venezuela are plain to see:

  276. Clyde says:

    If the US under Trump and the Izzis blow up all key Iran nuclear installations tomorrow I won’t mind. They are idiots. Spare the people and their hot scarved hijabed babes
    but otherwise set fire to these Islamic inbred idiots. The Koran is idiotic.

    • Troll: Mike P
    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  277. tac says:

    Perhaps we need a regime change in the US/EU:

    Regime Change is Urgently Needed…in Washington

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif returned to work in Tehran on Wednesday after the country’s president Hassan Rouhani rejected his offer to resign.

    https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/zarif-meets-rouhani-following-rejected-resignation/

    Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad refused the U.S.’ offer to back his presidency in exchange for breaking ties with Iran, the Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian said this week.
    […]
    According to Abdollahian, Assad’s visit to Tehran and his refusal to accept the U.S.’ offer reaffirmed his commitment to both Iran and Hezbollah.

    https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/assad-refuses-us-offer-to-back-his-presidency-in-exchange-for-breaking-ties-with-iran-official/

  278. @peterAUS

    (Zigh)

    peterAUS spoke to Miro23, as similar to a firefighter-exchange which happened on 9/11, (& immediately after being safely ordered to demobilize out of WTC-7)…, when one bewildered Borough of Manhattan-fireman said to his partner, “Oh well, it looks like Chief is really pulling it!”

    In response, and just like iffen-peterAUS did to Miro, 😕the other fireman answered, “Pretty much.”

    (zzzZigh)

  279. Talha says:
    @NoseytheDuke

    Yeah, after the first couple of times, one would think that perhaps he should throw a curve ball or two. Just to mix it up a bit.

    Peace.

    • Replies: @Clyde
  280. @Clyde

    Well, the avoidable and unnecessary wars of the last 20 years or so has led to a massive decline in the standard of living for many millions of Americans along with the loss of many fundamental rights “guaranteed” by the US constitution so, should your infantile, masturbatory fantasies come to pass simple logic tells us that things would be likely to worsen by an order of magnitude.

    Is that what you want? Or did you just not (Could not?) think it through?

  281. @tac

    Maduro, for all his faults, turned out not to be a coward. He defies the hysterical empire. In contrast, self-proclaimed “president” Guano is a coward: he is afraid even to be in Venezuela, ran away to Columbia.

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
    , @tac
  282. renfro says:
    @tac

    Yep.
    I am sure Maudro is trying to cover his adm’s past incompetence……..but I am more sure of the evil intentions of the US because of the Rubio , Abrams and Bolton scum involved in it.

    https://www.rt.com/news/452325-max-blumenthal-venezuela-food/

    “Journalist Max Blumenthal visited state-subsidized food markets outside Caracas and, in a new video, showed that what the corporate media says doesn’t exist in Venezuela can actually be easily found right at a local market.

    Blumenthal toured several state-subsidized markets outside the Venezuelan capital, witnessing “hundreds of people” purchasing basic goods there. He says that the produce is “sold well-below market value,” adding that the prices appear to be quite affordable for locals as well. The video shows locals leaving with large bags of groceries from the markets.””

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
    , @tac
  283. @tac

    Well, the script is being followed at several locations at different moments in time….

    For example, take the issue of organized snippers shooting….as prelude of an organized coup d´etat…

    I will give an example. In January in Ukraine under the passport, under the surname Audrius Butkevičius arrives. I would like you to concentrate your attention on this person. The entrance to Ukraine was officially closed to Audrius Butkevičius because he was accused of commanding snipers who killing protesters in Vilnius in 1991 and in Kyrgyzstan in 2005, and also of managing PMCs in Georgia during the ‘Rose Revolution’.

    But he nevertheless entered Ukraine. A high-ranking employee of the SBU lifted the ban imposed on Butkevičius, hiding it from his colleagues.”

    You already spoke about this. By the way, what you just said is already on Wikipedia if one goes on the page of Audrius Butkevičius. There it is written — information according to Tsarev. But at the same time you don’t give the name of the SBU employee who lifted the ban on his entrance. Besides this, this entry is marked as unconfirmed information.

    “Of course. Unconfirmed information! It is the General of the SBU Pyotr Shatkovsky. Until September 2013 he was the first deputy head of the SBU. After this he was in reserve, but with the preservation of his office and opportunities. When it was revealed who ensured Audrius’ crossing of the border, there was a big scandal in the SBU. And it could not be revealed. Immediately after Audrius had arrived it was found out that he visits the US Embassy and holds some meetings with Turchynov and Nalivaychenko.(…)

    Now, one wonders why this Butkevičius, a Lithuanian, is so interested in the Catalonia issue, and so surely knew a year ago that it was only the beginning….

    Take into account that these people´s crimes, apart from that the fact that thye commit them in total impunity and collusion with the next Us Embassy, they always try to blame onto their opponents….

    • Replies: @tac
  284. c matt says:
    @Talha

    “if we don’t fight them over there…”

    . . . . we can’t import them over here?

    • Replies: @Talha
  285. c matt says:
    @tac

    They couldn’t afford to hire that guy from Police Academy to make the sound effects? I know budgets are tight, but . . . .

    • LOL: tac
  286. Talha says:
    @c matt

    That too! Look out for boatloads of Persians swamping Europe if this happens.

    Peace.

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski
  287. @renfro

    renfro wrote how, ““Journalist Max Blumenthal visited state-subsidized food markets outside Caracas and, in a new video, showed that what the corporate media says doesn’t exist in Venezuela can actually be easily found right at a local market.”

    Hey renfro!

    Here at U.R., we commenters share what we know, and ideally “pool” information for further unarrested development of awareness. And the NSA…, at minimum, well, watches the “chatter.”

    So it appears smart that we ought to “pool” with the Caracas-neighborhood findings of journalist, Max Blumenthal.

    For in my “Homeland’s” Jewish Corporate Media, one gets readily dissembled by lies; lies of either commission or omission.😕

    While the above phenomenon happens unabated, it still remains fairly easy for a rather small but spunky percentage of, eh-hem, USraelites, to realize the fact that we are under “attack,” as well as are Iranians.

    Among almost daily & uptown examples, the one (below) is my personal lyin’ favorite:
    1. A President t-Trump lie, spoken at the SOTU address, proclaiming that the US has defeated ISIS in Syria. And Congress’s applause! 🙃

    Thnks, renfro, for your lively “existence” & service here @ U.R.!

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
    • Replies: @renfro
    , @renfro
    , @L.K
  288. @Zumbuddi

    [Cynic is]a category that matures underground.

    Yes. But the seed can be planted in broad daylight as I’m sure you know.

    One hopes more such Cynics are reaching maturity & ready to burst forth.

    I’ve been planting plenty of seeds over many years and more often than not they mature nicely. I intend to keep sowing.

  289. Anonymous[176] • Disclaimer says:
    @Benjy

    You say you are not a Hasbara troll so where does a silly old man get his obsessive ideas about Talmudic conspiracies? It makes you sound unhinged but maybe you would like to enlighten us about your researches into and knowledge of the Talmud(s), and tell us how many Jews you know – or even reliably know of – who know or care about the Talmud.

    • Replies: @Benjy
  290. @AnonFromTN

    I’m often intrigued by the internet attributions of cowardice and courage. Why do you say Maduro is showing courage? What better alternative does he have? At least until his army tirns on him (junior officers probably) he and his generals don’t have to ask the Russians for a plane to fly them out and a villa outside Moscow.

    • Troll: L.K
    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
    , @AnonFromTN
  291. Anon[176] • Disclaimer says:
    @jacques sheete

    Repeatedly saying that Murray Rothbard was a historian of the very highest calibre doesn’t make him one.

  292. KenH says:

    I believe the Trump administration is trying to work fast to end the N. Korean war and secure some kind of denuclearization treaty with Kim Jong Un so that the (((U.S.))) can then focus its obsidian orbs entirely on regime change in Iran. It also looks like Trump didn’t run for president to clean up our immigration system and bring pro-American reforms, but to carry Israel’s water and let Jared and Ivanka promote their brand.

    Immigration was just the ole bait and switch. He saw how well it worked for Buchanan in 1996.

    Trump is a judaized white man who felt Obama wasn’t treating Israel fairly and Trump is madly in love with Israel and the Jewish people but not so much with the deplorables. Trump has put himself and his presidency in service to Israel and the Jewish people first and foremost.

    • Replies: @geokat62
  293. renfro says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Let me mention that Blumenthal has been known to ‘slant ‘ the atmosphere in certain cases but I cant find a agenda in this for him except his usual anti war position.
    Its getting almost impossible to separate fact from fiction since almost everything is propaganda.
    The best we can do I think is just note the ‘lies’ that are obvious…..like no food in Venezuela……propaganda spin for regime change.

  294. renfro says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Thnks, renfro, for your lively “existence” & service here @ U.R.!

    Thanks.. right back at ya my friend….

  295. @Wizard of Oz

    Wizard of oZ preached to Anon from TN, gushed: “I’m often intrigued by the internet attributions of cowardice and courage.”

    (zzZigh)

    How ’bout the intriguing “RT” one, linked down below, where the brave🙌 WJC bestowed honor upon Predident Putin for “courage.”

    WARNING: This WJC honor was/is subject to recall as the Russian president might be tempted to commit an “anti-Semitic” act😈which would boil down to an offer of a sanctuary-flight to Sochi, & accorded to President Maduro and generals.

  296. @Colin Wright

    It did occur to me that Iran might have been part of the then seemingly necessary secure connection between Britain and British forces and the Soviet Union. Thank you for giving support to that reasonable view.

  297. tac says:
    @AnonFromTN

    Yes, after so many attempts at the lives of both Chavez and Maduro by the Evil Empire, it is a testament of courage to stare down one’s own nemesis and live to tell the tale about it. Certainly Maduro has many faults–as any elected leader does–but he certainly did not take his fortunes and disappear to exile, as he was threatened to do, much like Chavez.

    If Guaido steps foot back in to Venezuela he faces a 30-year jail term. In reality, however, one can easily make an argument that he deserves to be hanged as a traitor to his ‘fellow countrymen’ for colluding with a foreign power that is only interested in plundering the country’s natural resources.

    Funny that Guaido claimed that he would personally lead the aid convoys across the border, yet when push came to shove he made a token appearance and then disappeared to his bunker to watch the events unfold.

  298. @Anon

    An historian of the highest calibre is simply one who diligently researches as many accounts of past events as is possible and then earnestly reports the findings and conclusions of that research in a honest and accessible manner without following a pre-determined narrative or agenda. If you disagree with what Murray Rothbard has written then you should post or publish credible information that refutes it.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  299. @JOHN CHUCKMAN

    Bullies get the shit kicked out of them every now and them. Example Israel’s invasion of Lebanon in 2006.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  300. tac says:
    @renfro

    Hi renfro,

    Yes although one always has to be aware of agendas coming from the [alt] media, it seems that Max Blumenthal, Ben Norton, Dan Cohen, Abby Martin and a few others are doing a great job at unpacking the propaganda against Venezuela.

    That video you’ve linked I have posted here along with another one on a different thread here #760 for your review

    Please also review Russian UN Representative Vassily Nebenzia’s scathing rebuke of the Evil Empire’s machinations against Venezuela:

    • Replies: @renfro
    , @L.K
    , @jacques sheete
  301. @Wizard of Oz

    Everything is comparative, including courage. He is at the helm of a small insignificant country, yet he defies ostensibly mighty Empire. The Empire and its sidekicks have already showed their power by blatantly stealing ~ $30 billion from Venezuela and cutting off his trade ties. Yet he did not fold and run like cowardly Yanuk in Ukraine, but stands his ground. He is risking his life, as there is no crime the Empire would not commit to achieve its ends.

    I don’t know how much he actually risks, as neither I, nor you know his real support level in his country. All we know is that he was elected by a greater percentage of eligible voters than Trump, Macron, May, Merkel, or any other self-appointed “democratic” leader. So, his support in Venezuela might be quite high, and therefore the risks might be low. Or, if his support is low, the risks might be high. We have no way of knowing. Still, he does not yield ground or run, whereas self-proclaimed “president” Guano did just that (what else would you expect from guano?). A simple comparison.

    • Replies: @L.K
  302. @Chris Mallory

    People whom lack a sufficient understanding of truth, post ignorant comments just like yours.

    You can’t imagine the world you are missing.

    • Agree: jacques sheete
  303. @EliteCommInc.

    The 1979 Iranian Hostage (((Crisis))) was the result of the U.S.-Brit 1953 coup that regime changed Iran’s democratically elected president, Mohammad Mosaddegh, and replaced him with the puppet-Shah.

    So much for (((democracy))) via (((American Exceptionalism))).

    Funny how the topic of Iran always starts in 1979 instead of 1953. And of course, there are numerous other such examples too.

    • Replies: @L.K
    , @jacques sheete
  304. tac says:
    @Fatima Manoubia

    Well are the players behind these same scripts? US [ZOG], Israel, EU [ZOG], other Western lackeys (Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc) [ZOG]. the propaganda and its arrogance is all-in-your-face now without a moniker of subtlety, nor caution. This unflinching and absolute arrogance is but a step or two away from the aggressors’ collective demise or at the very least, the abyss of obscurity! History is proven time and again by a false sense of infallibility and its common human trait.

    Here:

    Debunking Four Mistruths About Venezuela’s Humanitarian Aid Showdown

    ‘Aid trucks’ carry nails & wire for barricades, Venezuelan FM says, showing photos

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  305. @anonymous

    Talk is cheap! Wait until the mother of bombs start heading your way… you be crying ala ekbar soon!

    • Replies: @anon
  306. renfro says:
    @tac

    Good exposure in both…thanks.

  307. L.K says:
    @jacques sheete

    Hello J. S,

    Don’t bother with miro23 when it comes to WW2, or at least the Soviet-German war within it, the individual is completely closed to any different perspectives from the propaganda he already holds so dear. I have tried, he’ll just ignore all the evidence and will repeat the same old, same old, it’s like running head first against a brick wall…

    Anyway, if you are interested I put together a series of posts a while ago on the motives that led to Operation Barbarossa, more or less in chronological order, which I think is helpful. It’s a bit long but it might be worth your while and I offer refs to several books available in German which may interest you. You can find it under:
    http://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-when-stalin-almost-conquered-europe/
    Comment nº 527, will need to hit “more” to be able to read it all.

    Take care

  308. L.K says:
    @Der ex-Deutsche

    Funny how the topic of Iran always starts in 1979 instead of 1953. And of course, there are numerous other such examples too.

    Exactly.

  309. L.K says:
    @jacques sheete

    “The Iranian hostage episode was an invasion of US territory, had they simply instructed the personnel to depart that would have been one thing, but taking the embassy — out of bounds.”

    Re EliteCommInc.’s above BS, J S correctly states:

    Smug rationalization like that, based on technicalities such as the US abrogates or ignores routinely, may comfort the simple minded, but the rest of the world knows better. Why do people even bother making such dimwitted claims?

    Well, EliteCommInc. is another mendacious commenter, and I say this from past interactions and observing some of the crap he posts. Note uptread as he tries to ridiculously deny the role, a fundamental one, the US played in overthrowing the Iranian government in 53, and installing a puppet dictator. Months ago I had already pointed out to this individual that declassified US docs leave no room for any more BS, same thing that renfro told him uptread, he simply “laughs” and obfuscates some more. Typical shill.

    Furthermore, embassies are also NOT supposed to be used as bases for the planning of destabilization/regime change and violent clandestine ops in the countries where located, yet US embassies have long been used for all such illegal activities.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  310. L.K says:
    @AnonFromTN

    He is at the helm of a small insignificant country, yet he defies ostensibly mighty Empire. The Empire and its sidekicks have already showed their power by blatantly stealing ~ $30 billion from Venezuela and cutting off his trade ties. Yet he did not fold and run like cowardly Yanuk in Ukraine, but stands his ground. He is risking his life, as there is no crime the Empire would not commit to achieve its ends.

    Very true.

  311. L.K says:
    @tac

    Yes although one always has to be aware of agendas coming from the [alt] media, it seems that Max Blumenthal, Ben Norton, Dan Cohen, Abby Martin and a few others are doing a great job at unpacking the propaganda against Venezuela.

    Hey tac,

    Yes, indeed they are. But renfro is correct about Max Blumenthal though.

    For example, for quite some time Blumenthal went along supporting the Zio-US propaganda line in Syria, all with “opposition” and “rebels” fighting evil Assad.
    Until he finally “discovered” the truth and changed his position completely.
    To me it is obvious that he acted opportunistically.

    Here is a good article about it:
    Syria – The Alternet Grayzone Of Smug Turncoats – Blumenthal, Norton, Khalek

    https://www.moonofalabama.org/2017/07/syria-a-grayzone-of-opinionated-turncoats.html

    • Replies: @tac
  312. L.K says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Hey Chuck,

    I’ve been meaning to share the following article with you. It’s about the bomb attacks in 1992 and 94 in Argentina, which have been since then blamed on Iran and Hezbollah.

    In it, Fetzer interviews Argentinian author, economist, and expert on globalization, Adrian Salbuchi, who, btw, writes for RT.

    I’ll leave it to you to make the connections with similar stuff, 9-11 above all, in the ZUSA and other parts of the world.
    Best regards

    DEBUNKING THE ISLAMIC TRAIL
    False Flag Attacks in Argentina: 1992 and 1994

    https://www.voltairenet.org/article162474.html

    Coinciding with Thierry Meyssan’s earlier conclusions and with those of other Argentinian investigators [*], economist and globalization expert Adrian Salbuchi chronicles the events that shook Buenos Aires in 1992 and 1994, contouring their flagrant false-flag characteristics and irrefutable Israeli footprint, and connecting them to a wider pattern of similar “terrorist attacks”. Far from being fortuitous, Salbuchi offers a coherent picture in which all these events tie in with a broader scheme for global economic and military domination […]

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  313. Miro23 says:
    @Rurik

    Red Army fought and won a Russian national victory

    would you say that Russia and the Red Army.. liberated Eastern Europe and the Baltic states?

    It’s clear that Red Army was fully focused on the total defeat of Hitler and Germany, and it, and the Soviet economy were run in an absolutely ruthless fashion by Stalin.

    The point is, that Stalin rose to power through collaborating with the Bolshevik Jewish leadership. Over twenty years he collected more power to himself until he had sufficient to finish with them (show trials 1938). The Soviet system lost its Jewish elite and became the personal property of the intelligent and well organized gangster Stalin.

    He could see that war was coming, and converted to Russian nationalism for his own survival. The Russians would never have made the massive effort they did on behalf of Bolshevik Jewish Internationalism.

    Stalin’s priority was his personal power, and he was in no way interested in liberating Eastern Europe and the Baltic states. They were just added to his Empire in a tributary way rather, like Genghis Khan’s many territorial conquests (Hitler actually compared Stalin to Genghis Kahn, “Stalin too must command our unconditional respect. In his own way he is a hell of a fellow! He knows his models, Genghis Khan and the others, very well, and the scope of his industrial planning is exceeded only by our own four Year Plan.” HTT 22nd July 1942).

    • Replies: @Rurik
  314. Miro23 says:
    @jacques sheete

    it should be plain to see that “democracy,” except when applied to all but the smallest of groups, amounts to another form of tyranny, and who needs that? In any case, history shows that even if it starts out with the best of intentions, it soon devolves into another corrupt institution.

    I agree that stable Democracy needs to be locally based and have obligatory citizen participation. It also needs to be well organized and well funded ( basically hard work) and raise and spend most taxes locally.

    IMO, it’s the lazy, far away “representative Democracy” that devolves into corruption – which is in fact what has happened to most Western Democracies (archetype the USA).

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  315. Miro23 says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Hello Chuck, Thanks for the good video.

    The problem here isn’t that Andrew Marshall is wrong, it’s just that he’s all over the place. Like the interviewer says – “So many places, so many issues….” IOW he’s not going anywhere.

    A straightforward Anti-War demonstration is much more effective and understandable.

    As far as GenZ goes, it seems to be pluses and minuses. They’re fast disconnecting from the MSM (print and TV), have taken on multiculturalism as the natural state of affairs, they don’t regarded Jews as a protected group, and they seem to tend towards anti-globalization although they’re not really bothered.

    Would they join large scale Anti-War demonstrations? Finally I think that they would, seeing them as sort of alternative festivals.

  316. anon[184] • Disclaimer says:

    Don’t worry. The deep state got this. Michael Cohen has been activated.

  317. @Rurik

    Mike to Thomm: Thomm is a dim witted Hindu immigrant… Thomm pretends to be a white man.. resents white men because he is consumed with envy. Thomm only found the Unz Review because he had been internet searching for black ghetto porn and mistyped the word “Bunz.” Thomm is a troll with an irrational fear of toilet paper. Thomm is only worthy of mockery and scorn.

    Blind to Mike: If you disagree withing something Thom said, try to say what it was, and why you disagree. Ad-hominems don’t count.
    .. Iggied!

    NoseytheDuke @Blind_understanding “Thomm is a troll and unworthy of any response at all never mind defending.”

    Blind_understanding @NoseytheDuke: More ad-hominem nonsense. Somebody needs to defend the debate format. A small group of commenters who see themselves as insiders are fucken it up by recruiting for witch-hunts against those they see as outsiders. And schadenfreude is one of their recruiting tools. And you are part of the problem.
    … iggied

    Rurik @Blind_understanding: this Thom asshole .. liar and a butt-hurt Indian obviously suffering from a serious ‘Eliot Rodger Syndrome’ [Eliot Rodger was an American spree killer who killed 6 people, injured 22then killed himself].

    Blind_understanding @Rurik: If you disagree withing something Thom said, try to say what it was, and why you disagree. Ad-hominems don’t count. You are just another witch-hunter!
    .. iggied

    All these witch-hunters could simply iggy commenters they don’t want to see. I have 4 on iggy right now. But these guys recruit for a witch hunt instead. These witch-hunts are racially motivated too – beyond the reach of reason.

  318. @jacques sheete

    I shall try to find the site again that dealt with US misbehavings in occupied France right after the Normandy invasion. Its been about 10 years ago I came across it. The long article cited from official french police sources of that time and had the leaflet on display.

    What I haven’t found out though, why the Brits had been so aggressive with their own ally as to bomb french towns or Churchill to consider nerve gas iirc in Italy.
    Could it be the Frech were pretty cooperative with Germans except for the jewish run “La Resistance”?

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  319. @Anonymous

    http://www.rense.com/general80/dist.htm https://holocaustdeprogrammingcourse.com/

    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/03/08/the-hidden-history-of-the-incredibly-evil-khazarian-mafia/
    It really boggles my mind that these Parasites have been able to take control of all the countries in this world and strip them of all there wealth and dumb the people down to such an extent that the peoples of the world have in effect become brain dead and all this from the 1% If the trouble is at least taken to open the sites listed People might just and I stress the word MIGHT just wake up to the fact that the first and second world wars were planned and started solely by these people In fact you can go all the way back to the French Revolution right up to 9/11 culminating in the wars in the Middle East and all this was achieved by the 1% And to top it all they get the stupid powers that be in America and Britain to fight there dirty wars for them going home maimed and in body bags just how stupid are these countries to have let this happen. To my simple mind it just goes to prove that they are the worlds greatest liars cheats thieves and beggars that this world has ever seen and will ever see.

  320. anon[400] • Disclaimer says:

    Lobelia published a few articles on the Argentina Iran Bomb incident In the process it has untangled a close association between illegal money ,money laundering, Israeli involvement, American Jewish involvement, bribing and downfall of the Argentinian government friendly to Iran and death of the Israeli friend day prosecutor in mysterious circumstances and blamed on suicide.

    Franklin ,the Risen AIPAC middleman was told by AIPAC to disappear . He knew what it meant. He owed have been eliminated and then the entire mysterious disappearance would have been framed as suicide. He decided not t take that advice from his bribers.

    Iran hostage cries exposed a few realities to American involved in getting the people out of Iran . Americans found out that Israel did nit give a damn to what happened to US assets- personnel and secrets . Israel was simply interested to keep line open to Iran , evacuate their own people and destroy evidences of their own dirty history in Iran ( stealing and repression ) in the process hurting the interest of America and exposing Americans to more dangers.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  321. Benjy says:
    @Anonymous

    Usage of the word “Talmudic”* as a pejorative triggers jews. Hooda thunk.

    Talmudists think that they have the right to weaponize the English language and use it against goyim. They are constantly warping, distorting and weaponizing vocabulary. Just think of the words “Racism”, “Antisemitism”, “Nazi”, “Holocaust”, “Genocide”, “Gay”, or even “Hate”.

    Jewish Power over language is critical for their talmudic law enforcement grid. The limits of Talmudically defined “free speech” are actually precisely what define the Overton window.

    So jews who kvetch about other commentors with the “troll” pejorative are really just Hasbara Kapo’s sent to enforce talmudic self-censorship.

    * My definition of “talmudic”:

    Consider a Venn Diagram composed of overlapping sets of the various groups that make up world judaism. We would have zionist jews, athiest jews, orthodox jews, chabbad jews, dual citizen jews, feminist jews, ahskenazi jews, sephardic jews, queer jews, crypto-jews, judeo-christians, philo-jews, judaic secret societies, jew mulattos, quadroons and octaroons all in one giant set.

    This entire Venn diagram is what I would call the “Talmudists”, who pursue the same common goals, hidden and unhidden, wittingly or unwittingly. A Nathaniel Kapner or Henry Makow would not be talmudists because they are aware of the hidden goals and expose them. Likewise, they are aware of the holohoax and expose it.

    Of course world jewery will avoid ,and try to force self-censorship of, any word that holistically encompasses all of their branches. Until the Rabbi’s allow a better word to come forward, I will stick with Talmudist.

  322. @Anon

    Repeatedly saying that Murray Rothbard was a historian of the very highest calibre doesn’t make him one.

    Duh.

    You get a pat on the head for making a logical statement. But you get a kick in the shorts for trying to be a smart ass.

    Now, go away until you can do better,troll!

  323. @NoseytheDuke

    If you disagree with what Murray Rothbard has written then you should post or publish credible information that refutes it.

    Thanks NtD!

    However it won’t do any good to tell him that; he’s too butt hurt about being confronted with the truth to think if he had a brain, which is unlikely, and too lazy to post something of substance in any case. It’s a troll.

  324. geokat62 says:
    @KenH

    Trump has put himself and his presidency in service to Israel and the Jewish people first and foremost.

    Based on his actions (as opposed to his campaign rhetoric), I tend to agree that this is the inescapable conclusion. It also explains very well why our resident Maven had a hardon for America’s first Jewish president, Donald Trumpstein.

  325. @L.K

    You guys amaze me. Brilliant.

    One keeps hoping that people begin to see patterns and that the real terrorist scum will get their backsides handed to them good and hard, once and for all.

  326. @tac

    It’s too bad they know no shame. Utterly contemptible, and they deserve to be treated accordingly.

  327. @Der ex-Deutsche

    Funny how the topic of Iran always starts in 1979 instead of 1953. And of course, there are numerous other such examples too.

    The dolt classes consistently overlook, forget, or downplay such things as this, as well as much much more.:

    Down the Memory Hole is Iran Air Flight 655, shot down by the USS Vincennes on July 3, 1988. The Airbus A300 was flying in Iranian airspace and the Vincennes was sitting in Iranian waters. A total of 290 passengers (including 66 children) were killed.

    -Dale Steinreich, When the U.S. Navy Shot Down a Civilian Airliner

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/lrc-blog/when-the-u-s-navy-shot-down-a-civilian-airliner-2/

  328. @tac

    tac, it’s all OK because she claims the Israelis make “great sandals” with the implication that we should take it easy on that bunch of gangsters.

    Great sandals. Go figure. I guess it’s all about her and her feet, especially since she’s out to save the world from us “haters!”

    Eggs, omelettes, that sort of thing, you know. 😉

    • LOL: tac
  329. @L.K

    Thanks for directing me to your superb and extremely valuable comment. I’ve copied, read, and saved it for future reference and sharing, with attribution, of course.

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski
  330. @L.K

    Yeah, the guy is such an obvious joker that I ignore his comments and only come by them indirectly.

    Completely worthless; less than laughable.

  331. Benjy says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    How about “Fuckin’ Up” for a new USSA National Anthem:

    Mindless drifter on the road
    Carry such an easy load
    It’s how you look,
    and how you feel
    You must have
    a heart of steel.

    Why do I keep fuckin’ up?

    Keep fuckin’ up!

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  332. @2stateshmustate

    ‘Bullies get the shit kicked out of them every now and them. Example Israel’s invasion of Lebanon in 2006.’

    Notice also the decidedly increased respect Israel has shown for Lebanese sovereignity since 2006. It’s certainly not perfect — but nothing like 1976-2006.

    You have to know how to communicate with the Israelis.

    • Agree: Talha
  333. I propose that the continuing war on Iran be named “Bibi’s War Against Iran” because that moron has been angling for it for years.

    Here’s what Uri Avnery had to say about it.:

    History is full of heroes who had legendary luck… until the bitter day arrived…

    A person who is too successful will inevitably become a megalomaniac. Their mental equilibrium will be upset.

    They will go one kilometer too far and fall into the abyss.

    And when they fall, they will take the entire country with them.

    Perhaps Netanyahu’s luck will continue for some time. Perhaps he will still have more and more successes. Until it stops.

    Where will Netanyahu move on from the dizzy height of his successes?

    But Netanyahu is not wise enough to [make peace]. He will continue on his present path.

    Perhaps he will be able to restrain himself and not lead us into a war with Iran – a war which will be lost by both sides. It would be a destructive, a catastrophic war… War is always the last refuge of a nationalist ruler.

    -Uri Avnery, The Luck of the Gambler

    http://zope.gush-shalom.org/home/en/channels/avnery/1527250202/

    Nationalist ruler? Gambler? I can think of a few more accurate and colorful adjectives, but in any case, I hope tRump pulls up his shorts, quits bending over, and grows a pair, but he’s putty in Bibi’s hands, and we all lose.

  334. @Germanicus

    Could it be the French were pretty cooperative with Germans except for the jewish run “La Resistance”?

    😉

    Either way, the pro-Empire Brits were always and consistently bloody nuts. May they be forever damned!

    • Replies: @Benjy
  335. @Benjy

    Usage of the word “Talmudic”* as a pejorative triggers jews.

    Does it ever. I guess if the shoe fits…

    I’m still laughing about the troll who told me to shuddup about the Talmud and just stick to the OT because it essentially covered the same ground. The doofus claimed I never read the Talmud, which I never claimed to have, but apparently he never even read as much as some of us have!

    He must think he can fool all of the goyim all of the time.

  336. @anon

    Americans found out that Israel did nit give a damn to what happened to US assets- personnel and secrets .

    No doubt as true as it is obvious, yet dumb ‘Merkin goyim, like dumb cattle, still support tRump, the Izzy firster. Sick stuff.

    PS: Remember the USS Liberty!

  337. @Benjy

    Benjy: This entire Venn diagram is what I would call the “Talmudists”, who pursue the same common goals, hidden and unhidden, wittingly or unwittingly.

    Blind_understanding: No. For example:

    Karaite Judaism or Karaism is a Jewish religious movement characterized by the recognition of ONLY TORAH not TALMUD
    ***
    https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Karaite
    Definitions:
    – Karaism: a Jewish doctrine (originating in Baghdad in the 8th century?!) that rejects rabbinism and talmudism and bases its tenets on Scripture alone
    – Karaite (noun)
    Origin and Etymology of karaism: Late Hebrew qĕrāīm Karaites, from Hebrew qārā to read
    ***
    Apr 1 2017: The Karaites numbered about 40% of the Jewish people at their height, but today they have shrunk to less than 1% http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4943529,00.html — (Karaite is pronounced Kara-ite — etymology 1720-30 < Hebrew "qarā" = "reader" + suffix "-ite" = "one who")

  338. Benjy says:
    @jacques sheete

    “consistently bloody nuts.”? How about “consistently bloody idiots”.

    A significant proportion of the Maquis were Spanish Red’s, like Fatima. They had lots of practice raping innocent nun’s and murdering priests. Wiki:

    “Some Maquis bands that operated in southwest France, were composed entirely of left-wing Spanish veterans of the Spanish Civil War. Spanish Civil War veteran Carlos Romero Giménez was a center-democratic liberal operating from Bordeaux.”

    The problem the Brits had with the Maquis was the same problem they had with all communists: they lie and they murder. All the communists were mostly saving their powder and waiting for the chance to stab the western Allies in the back. Stalin promised free elections in Eastern Europe, and instead he gobbled it all up. So when Churchill started flying money, weapons and ammunition to the Maquis, they mostly just sat on it or used it to oppress the locals. Just like their leader Stalin, they were waiting for England and Germany to exhaust each other. These well armed Christian murdering communist gangs of jews and Maquis roving around the countryside were also one big problem for the Allies as they approached Paris.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  339. Clyde says:
    @Talha

    Is the dude Hindu as others say? Your opinion?

    • Replies: @Talha
  340. For those who believe that American involvement in Iran began in 1953, here’s a bit more info.

    In 1906, the Constitutional Revolution of Iran worked to establish and modernize democratic civil society in Iran (Persia)in cooperation with the West, particularly the US. Their actions resulted the election of the first Majlis (parliament), the opening up of a relatively free press, and several other reforms.

    Accordingly, an American, W. Morgan Shuster, was appointed by the Majlis to organize management of the country’s finances. However, Great Britain and Russia had previously carved up Persia into two spheres of influence, and they wound up ordering Shuster and his team out of Persia after only 8 months there.

    Details can be found in Shuster’s book.

    “Persia has suffered in many ways from the foreigner during
    the past thirty years.”

    W. Morgan Shuster, The Strangling of Persia, 1912, pg 315

    Throughout the entire controversy between the Persian Government and the two Powers [Russia and Britain] there has never been more than a weak pretense that what was being done was to benefit the Persian people. Every utterance and claim has been based on a cynical selfishness that shocks all sense of justice. It is in the pursuit of “Russian interests” or “British trade” that innocent people have been slaughtered wholesale. Never a word about the millions of beings whose lives have been jeopardized, whose rights have been trampled underfoot and whose property has been confiscated.

    Not a single line in these smug documents would ever lead one to believe that Persia was a friendly nation whose sovereignty had been actually proclaimed and guaranteed by the two Powers who destroyed it in December, 1911.

    W. Morgan Shuster, The Strangling of Persia, 1912, pg 331.

    Still fed up with being under the boot heels of the Soviets and Brits, Iran appealed to the US for help modernizing and the US sent,

    Dr. Arthur C. Millspaugh, PhD, (1883–1955) was a former adviser at the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Foreign Trade, who was hired to re-organize the Finance Ministry of Iran from 1922–1927 and 1942-1945.Dr. Millspaugh helped Iran became independent of foreign loans to maintain its economy. Back then (before World War II), the Iranian public viewed the United States as a liberator from British and Russian dominance, as well as the country which would make Iran prosperous and rich. Up until the Cold War, Millspaugh tried, unsuccessfully, to influence the U.S. State Department’s policies toward Iran. That kind of reputation towards US vanished in time.

    http://fouman.com/Y/Wiki.php?eterm=Dr.%20Millspaugh

    One minimal lesson to be noted is that Iran (Persia), like so many other small countries, has been jacked around very severely by the much larger powers for a very long time, and any criticism of them or accusations of blame on their part should be taken with a few buckets of salt.

  341. @Benjy

    Thank you. I did not know most of that, but none of it is surprising.

    And “we” Americans sided with those monsters, and in the minds of the masses that’s what made “Amerka” great!!!!

    Go figure.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  342. @Benjy

    Hey Benjy!

    Was “fuckin’ up” as late-1960’s teen, hooked-on The Stones song “Mother’s little helper,” drafted in 1970, and learned how to drive a “deuce & 1/2” truck at Fort Polk, La.

    Regarding Neil Young as once being near ‘Merkika’s # 1 (rocker) war protestor:
    After 9/11’s iffen False Flag mass serial murder & subsequent launch of the immoral Zio-GWOT, I tuned into the cool music of Steve Earle who seemed to be the “real Neil Young.”

    Fyi, Steve Earle has a non-crooner voice and a talent for rough-edge satiric political song writing. Linked below, he sings “Home to Houston” along with an unforgettable video which displays a (desert camouflage) US Army truck & its driving through the occupied😕 streets of Basra, Iraq.

    Steve Earle managed to bring me behind the vehicle wheel when he rather amusingly invoked gawd, and prays, “Lord if I get home to Houston alive, I ain’t gonna’ drive truck no more.” (Note: I support this song as national anthem for all the “dead ender” ‘Merikan teens who can’t find good paying jobs, and resort to join the Zionized Army to “be all they can be.”) Thnks, Benjy, & stay the peace course!

    P.S.: At present, regrettably, & except for maybe “Live” concert performances, the non-conformist musician, Steve Earle, is M.I.A. from the anti-Zio war Cause. 😢

    • Replies: @Benjy
  343. Sparkon says:
    @jacques sheete

    All the excessive video links slow down loading of these articles to a crawl for anyone on a slow connection. The tweets are as bad as one of those seemingly interminable posts by FB – much scrolling required and eventually I’m forced to put the repeat offender on ‘ignore’ because their “contributions” are simply slowing down a fast reader.

    The emojis add nothing to a comment. They are like canned laughter on the boob tube, a distinction they share with LOLs, so I can see why they are popular with the boob tube set as well as tweeters and texters.

    But at least emojis are girly.

    With words –and comments– quantity does not have a quality of its own.

    Наоборот. Less is more.

    I see L.K. gave you a run for the money with 6 straight comments, but so far at least your record of 7 straight comments stands alone as a uninterrupted streak of Sheete under Phil’s article “Attacking Iran”

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  344. @jacques sheete

    Greetings Brother Jacques!

    I note how you profoundly said to Benjy, “Go figure.”

    For (the majority) flummoxed dumb goyim ‘Merikans, it might be too late to do the above, as Israel’s property, the US Knesset, 😖 is moving to recognize Syria’s Golan Heights as Israel’s territory. Please refer to article linked down below?

    Suppose the newly appointed ZUS Ambassador to the UN🕍 will flatly tell the United Nations assembly that it’s perfectly legal for the Jews to take territory from surrounding Middle East neighborhood nations? Thnks, JS!

    https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/02/28/589780/US-Republican-bill-Golan-recognition-Israel-Syria

    P.S.: It is obvious that my “Homeland’s” Knesset is taking away American free speech in the name of “anti-Semitism,” so it appears easy for them to take away Syria’s Golan Heights. (Zigh)

  345. Ahoy says:

    America of today is so brainwashed that not even a gram of sanity is left. The MSM bombard them daily that they must help the hungry Venezouelans and it escapes them completely that there are 50 million hungry at home. Who would ever believe that there will be a day in America that school age children will go around without breakfast or lunch.

    They have been asleep for so long, they don’t realize their head has been put on the block.

    He describes the game

    and he tells us how he is going to finish it.

  346. Rurik says:
    @Miro23

    He could see that war was coming, and converted to Russian nationalism for his own survival. The Russians would never have made the massive effort they did on behalf of Bolshevik Jewish Internationalism.

    This is consistent with a book I read on Russia a while back. Basically it laid out that Russians were not willing to die for some ethereal ‘worker’s paradise’ concept, but if the stakes were characterized as a nationalist struggle between German invaders vs. Mother Russia, then they’d kill with gusto.

    was in no way interested in liberating Eastern Europe and the Baltic states. They were just added to his Empire in a tributary way rather, like Genghis Khan’s many territorial conquests (Hitler actually compared Stalin to Genghis Kahn,

    Well, I can’t imagine that any Russian (or Georgian), wouldn’t be keenly aware of their history vis-a-vis the Mongol incursions. They may very well retain some Mongol DNA, and for all we know, Stalin might very well have been a descendant of Genghis Khan himself- whose carnal excesses were legendary.

    Also as I understand it, much of the Red Army rapists were made up of Asiatics from the hinterlands of the Soviet Union.

    a Mongolian Red Army soldier

    A German man I knew was a boy in Germany at the time of Germany’s defeat, and he said the Red Army soldiers who came into his grandfather’s home, were Asians, and were astounded at the faucets in the house with running water. They had never seen anything like it, apparently.

    (he also said of the Red Army, that they’d stop the busses, and order the passengers out, and then they’d rape the women and girls right there on the sidewalk. Very much like the Mongol armies of the 13th century, no doubt.)

    So yea, I suppose the parallels between the Red Army and the Mongolian hoards are abiding and run deep.

    From what I understand, Tartars, (like Charles Bronson) are a distinct race of offspring from Mongolian conquerors and their Russian ‘wives’. Just as many, many offspring in Germany and Poland and elsewhere in Eastern Europe, are no doubt rape babies left there by the Red Army.

    I’ve even seen ultra-nationalistic Russians brag about such things, if you can believe that.

    But this is the thing, Miro.. the whole debate about that (((evil war)), all centers around Stalin’s ultimate motivations.

    Was Stalin (and his Bolshevik machine) a nice Georgian boy content to give Russia a ‘worker’s paradise’, without imperial ambitions and with kind and noble intentions towards Germany, until that evil Hitler attacked him in an unprovoked and treacherous agenda to enslave all Slavs under a Nazi boot?

    Or was Stalin just as imperialistic, if not more so, than Hitler’s Germany? Which by Stalin’s actions following the war, and his enslavement of half of Europe to Stalin’s Soviet tyranny, he proved that Hitler was right about Stalin’s sinister ambitions all along?

    Did we fight on the wrong side of that war?

  347. @Sparkon

    Наоборот

    .

    Indeed. The less of your comments the better. Get the hint?

    PS: Thanks for keeping count.

    • Replies: @Sparkon
    , @ChuckOrloski
  348. Rurik says:
    @Blind_understanding

    . These witch-hunts are racially motivated too – beyond the reach of reason.

    Thomm is hands down the most racially obnoxious commenter on this site, at least that I’m aware of.

    But if you tell me what he ever wrote that deserves a thoughtful reply, and I’ll happily respond to your polite query.

    We love ideas and cogent thoughts and debates here at Unz, but at some point, some of the trolls become so utterly beneath contempt that they deserve mockery at best, when not being ignored. Apparently you’re too new to know this about our Thomm, so until you get a nice glimmer of it’s disturbing pathology, I’ll be happy to reply to any actual ideas you think it might have posted.

  349. Talha says:
    @Clyde

    Don’t know – don’t particularly care.

    Peace.

  350. Sparkon says:
    @jacques sheete

    Get the hint?

    No; communicating by hints is another of those, you know, girly things.

    Man up Jacques Sheete, and tell me directly why my comments are causing you distress.

  351. @jacques sheete

    Hey Brother Jacques!

    Don’t know the reason why Sparkon is counting your comments. Such is confounding, unnecessary. So, er, why do so, Sparky?😕

    We know from reading Orwell’s essay “Politics and the English Language” and his advisory about minimizing words, and to the point “brevity” is more. Am admittedly a violator! 🙊

    We also know how our “Homeland’s” Israeli-owned Knesset is rapidly targeting free speech, and is about to go anti-Semite hunting, 🕍and no doubt “Nazi-hunting” as Hasbara Cowboy, Maven Shama, once boasted (here at U.R.) about his having successfully led a posse on the latter Zio-gamesmanship. 🙌

    Well, I for one am very grateful for your time allotted to help educate me, JS, and chug from your U.R comment fount!

    An abbreviated, “Thnks!”

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  352. Once upon a time I was an Israel fan-boy.

    Nothing has made me more anti-Israel (& pro-Iran) than Israel.

  353. Well the so claimed but not really proved Saudi-Israeli links uncovered, as has published a British publication based on a report by a writter who is citing “Philip Geraldi” as a source, and who will be publishing a book on the issue with extended details… I wonder whether it is the same Philip Giraldi who writes this column ( I am guessing there was a typo there in that article I am linking….) and whether P.Giraldi would want to clarify….

    For what it seems, it is not that the Saudis are crypto-Jews, or whatever delirious conspiracy some so much persist spreading in here, but more mundane issues of the heart….He was catched, as they were many, by being seduced, to then being made to fall into deep monetary debt….

    A British magazine has pointed out that the former Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Adel Al Yubeir, is an agent of the Mossad, revealed the ODYSSEY website.

    In an article signed by the British journalist Jemma Buckley, the latter states that Yubeir’s relationship with Israeli intelligence dates back to the 90s of the last century, before climbing the ranks to become the foreign minister.

    Buckley said he has done important research during which he has compiled information about Yubeir in recent years. One of these reports refers to Yubeir’s collaboration with Israel and its secret links with the Mossad. She cites the statements of the former Israeli Foreign Minister, TzipiLivni, who rebuked the Israeli Mossad for not having prevented Yubeir from leaving the Saudi cabinet. He is currently Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

    During his investigation, he managed to meet with Philip Geraldi, a former CIA officer, who made some sensational revelations, and told him, among other things, how Mossad established his first contacts with Yubeir.

    This happened in 1990, when he was still the spokesman for the embassy of the kingdom in Washington. A few years later, suspicions came over him for possible recruitment by the Mossad. In the details, while Yubeir was studying economics and political science at a university in North Texas, he was close to a former student of Political Science and International Relations named Kay Ann Mathieus.

    She maintained close ties with well-known Israeli diamond dealers in the US and introduced him to leading prominent Jewish businessmen. During an interrogation with the FBI in 1998, Mathieu revealed that the first meeting between Adel al Yubeir and the Israeli Mossad took place in October 1995.

    Due to his emotional relationship with Mathieu and debts owed to Jewish businessmen in the US, Yubeir agreed to work for the Mossad, his ex-girlfriend said. After this, she left him, at the request of the Israeli intelligence agency.

    According to the author of the ODYSSEY article, some of Yubeir’s activities within the Embassy of Saudi Arabia were entrusted to him entirely by Israeli intelligence. He was urged, among other things, to forge close ties with certain US agencies that were subsequently investigated by the FBI.

    Other important information about these activities and about how this Saudi spokesman climbed up to be appointed foreign minister will be published in a book, Buckley said.

    • Replies: @Art
  354. Miro23 says:
    @Rurik

    Or was Stalin just as imperialistic, if not more so, than Hitler’s Germany? Which by Stalin’s actions following the war, and his enslavement of half of Europe to Stalin’s Soviet tyranny, he proved that Hitler was right about Stalin’s sinister ambitions all along?

    Stalin separated from Trotsky who wanted a world Bolshevik uprising. So Stalin aimed to consolidate his power in Russia, or at least avoid provoking Western attacks on Soviet Russia.

    This may have been a short term solution (Stalin was a consummate opportunist) and he may well have had longer term designs on Western Europe. For his part, Hitler was concerned about the fast rise in Soviet industrial power, and from the evidence, was thinking in terms of a (quite short) window of opportunity for a successful attack to destroy Russia before it got its industrialization in gear.

    Hitler was in fact only following a long term German policy of Eastern expansion. Ideas of “Lebensraum (living space)” and the “Drang nach Osten (drive to the East)” were already well established at least 30 years before WW1, along with ideas of German racial superiority.

    For example, after Von Moltke’s 1871 victory over the French he (Von Moltke) wanted a direct attack on Russia, and there was plenty of Pan-German literature supporting these ideas. One example among many was Karl Jentsch’s 1893 book, “Neither Communism nor Capitalism” saying, “The German colonists, spread over these wide areas, would be under the protection of the German Kaiser. In this manner, the whole European East, as well as Asia Minor, would form one mighty German Empire, a rampart for European culture against Russian and Mongol hordes, Germany becoming the Empire of empires.”

    Slavs (i.e. Russians, Poles, Slovenes, Slovaks, Czechs, Serbians, Ruthenes and Ukrainians) were constantly referred to as so-called inferior races and as another example, German publicist Maximilian Harden explained to an audience that included the foreign minister, Count Berchtold plus a dozen army generals, “Every war is justified, even against a small people, if it is for the purpose of guarding national prestige and if it brings advantage to your country.”

    Or Hugo Witte, the German consul in Mukden, Manchuria, saying, “Why should Germany proceed aggressively against Russia?”. Answer, “…that Russia has immense, undeveloped and uncultivated territories in her empire. These territories must be opened to human activity. ….Russia must be partitioned among Austria-Hungary, Germany, Sweden, Rumania, Turkey and Japan. …. We must give Russian such a blow that we may take away from her not only the Baltic provinces but also Petrograd, and make Finland independent or give it to Sweden. etc.

    Once Stalin had defeated Germany it was in character for him to keep what he was occupying.

    • Replies: @L.K
    , @Mike P
    , @Benjy
    , @Rurik
  355. Hi All!

    Uh, below article, good news for Goldman Sachs Group investment and Globalist business! (Zigh)

    Attacking 🤑North Korea cheap labor!

    Uh, why buy American? (zzZigh)🙃

    Working at an Ea Ky-based plastic recycling center, I can’t wait for Linh Dinh to write on how President t-Rump claimed Vietnam is a thriving model for North Korean workers. 🙈

    https://news.antiwar.com/2019/02/27/trump-says-north-korea-could-thrive-like-vietnam-after-denuclearization/

  356. Art says:
    @Fatima Manoubia

    For what it seems, it is not that the Saudis are crypto-Jews

    The Saudis keep their money in Jew banks – Duh!

    Jew central banks run the Western world – all of it.

    (The plastic you have in your wallet is your continuous contribution to oligarch Jewdom.)

    (Pay for a burger and fries with plastic and you just made Rothschild richer.)

  357. L.K says:
    @Miro23

    Hitler was in fact only following a long term German policy of Eastern expansion. Ideas of “Lebensraum (living space)” and the “Drang nach Osten (drive to the East)” were already well established at least 30 years before WW1 blah, blah, blah

    Your entire post can be summed up as tired old PROPAGANDA, which you regurgitate every single time you have a chance, while studiously ignoring the MOUNTAIN of evidence that refutes your nonsense… iow, the behavior of a fanatical shill.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  358. Mike P says:
    @Miro23

    There may well have been all those of armchair strategists and empire founders. However, the defeat in WW1, and the catastrophic losses that it had caused, would certainly have curbed such naive enthusiasm.

    If you feel that the case of Stalin as the aggressor has not be proven, prove your own case. Those silly quotes from the 19th century are irrelevant in this regard.

  359. Benjy says:
    @Miro23

    “Stalin aimed to consolidate his power in Russia, or at least avoid provoking Western attacks on Soviet Russia.”

    Hogwash. Once he had signed the non-aggression pact with Hitler, Stalin went on to attack Poland, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Bessarabia, and Manchuria. In 1941 he added Northern Iran to his slave state.

    Stalin was a bigger jew pawn than even Trump. The USSR would have collapsed a dozen times before the Holodomor if it hadn’t been for international jewery intervening against the ethnic Russians. All the industry built up in the USSR before WWII had been technology and machinery purchased in the west using jew capital stolen from the west through usury.

    In this speech by Major Thomas Jordan he describes how desperate Stalin and his jews were for Vodka beginning in 1942. Hitler had planned on the USSR collapsing when Germany came it to purge Russia of its jewish pestilence. Instead, Roosevelt and Stalin sent enough booze to keep the Russians drunk so the jews could buy enough time to plan their slaughter of the slavs.

    Throughout history jews are famous for pushing drugs on their victims. Opium in China, Vodka in Russia, Oxycontin in the US today.

    So we need to be clear on this, Russia did not defeat Germany in 1945. Nothing close to that happened. In 1945 ZOG crushed the last European ethnic resistance to its secret talmudic plans. Many Russians and many Germans, to their peoples eternal shame, helped the talmudists accomplish this.

    Jews use blacks as bullets against whites, but they also use Russians as bullets against Germans and Germans as bullets against Russians.

    • Agree: jacques sheete
    • Replies: @Art
  360. @ChuckOrloski

    Well, I for one am very grateful for your time allotted to help educate me, JS, and chug from your U.R comment fount!

    Th sntimnt s mtl, sr!

    Tht’s brvty!!! 😉

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  361. @L.K

    …tired old PROPAGANDA, which you regurgitate every single time you have a chance, while studiously ignoring the MOUNTAIN of evidence that refutes your nonsense…

    And thank you for your fine efforts on countering such things.

    • Replies: @L.K
  362. Art says:
    @Benjy

    Throughout history jews are famous for pushing drugs on their victims. Opium in China, Vodka in Russia, Oxycontin in the US today.

    The Jew Sackler family falsely promoted the oxycontin with the result of 60,000 deaths in America last year.

    Why is that name not being cursed in America – duh – it is because they are Jews.

    The mendacious Jew owned media shields the tribe. There will be no justice for the Sacklers.

    Jews and just democracy cannot co-exist.

    • Replies: @Benjy
    , @republic
    , @RobinG
  363. @Art

    And, in what way what you say contradicts any of what I was saying?

    Related to plastic money, what do you propose to do?
    Should we assume that you do not use any of it?
    In that case, I guess you never go out of your village ( I assume you are in a village and besides on your own, related to electricity, gas, food, water, waste, and so on, and never, ever move a milimeter from there…
    How do you think you could travel with all the money necessary in cash?
    Would not be that like calling the thieves with megaphone? Of course there are still many places where you need to wear cash, but they are remote locations…

    Of course, may be all the banks are of Jewish ownership, but at this point in time, with our style of life, at least for working young people, who lack the time to go paying all the taxes on city services in cash ( only available in the morning, btw…), or like to travel the world, mainly to meet other human beings and in passing be able to test if what they tell is true or it is only plain lies…it gets quite impossible..

    Of course, I am all for the nationalization of central banks and keeping private banks, that way, private, i. e., not allowing rescuing on charge of state nor socializing loses while keeping benefits private without claimming the ammount of the rescue, payed at shares by all the taxpayer citizenry, back, as has happened in the US, UK, Spain, Greece, Italy, Germany, France, and so on…, once they are accumulating quantious benefits since years already, while the effects of the rescue on the taxpayers remain…

    Peace…

    P.S: Anyway, amongst the hijacking of the thread by the Stalin topic and now this to come about plastic money, I guess I can lost any hope of anybody commenting on the Adel Al Jubeir news or, for that matter, the Middle East and its geopolitical issues, the warmongering around Iran amongst them, which was the topic propossed.
    Always wondering what P.Giraldi thinks of this continuous hijacking by off-topics, the more when I saw my comments banned on this terms, but others here seem to have carte blanche…I wonder also whether it is that they are the mods themselves….May be….Sheete comes to mind…in this respect, with his series of comments packed…

    • Replies: @Art
  364. @Art

    And, another issue is that for once that I bring in a news where Mossad gets implicated, now, nobody of those who 24/7 keep talking about Jews/Mossad/Israel says a word.

    It is not “girly”, Sparkon, it is “teenly”, all the way, as they are possesed by the spirit of contradiction so common at those ages….

    It is said that there are men who even at elderly ages have never overcome teen mentality…This, I have found it very common amongst gay men…

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  365. Benjy says:
    @Art

    I did not mention Captium and other forms of tailor made drugs have been spread across the middle east. Just as the soviet hordes needed lots of vodka before crucifying a German virgin on a barn door in east Prussia, so did Isis need a Captium high before they cut the breasts off and decapitated that Christian whore in Raqqa.

    I believe that there are other forms of population control through things food and water additives, microwaves, and areal spraying.

  366. republic says:
    @Art

    The Sassoons’ of Hong Kong, the Rothschild’s of the East were big on opium. Where there is degeneracy you will find the Jews. Their natural habitat. Jews started the pornography business.

    • Replies: @Art
  367. chris says:
    @Miro23

    I think that as long as everyone still gets a paycheck no one wants to rock the boat, but when those checks stop coming and things get out of kilter, then all these background issues, like empire and wars, which people have suppressed it their minds begin to converge and convince more and more people that the whole apple cart is rotten and needs to be overturned.

    • Agree: Miro23, jacques sheete
  368. @jacques sheete

    Hey Brother Jacques!

    I won’t be brief?

    Our world of individual multi-media access to political “news/events” takes a toll on serious people’s power to take it all in, filter, and confidently arrive at knowledge.

    For example, linked below, is a rather “new” video which illustrates a process of laborious complication for me to reach a state of comfort as to having a clue as what the fuck is really going on.

    Now, the brevity.
    The video explains how Russia sold China S-400’s that were worth multi-billions of… uh, money, presumably rubles.🤔 In order to deliver the S-400’s, the Russians naturally loaded the equipment on ship and sailed toward a China port, destination. Okay, JS, assume you’re still aboard?

    Well, the ship encountered bad weather along the coast of western Europe & the S-400 cargo suffered irreparable damage, and we’re assessed by Russian expert “adjusters” as unsuitable for Chinese use.

    (Attn, Boeing😌; er, How to kill S-400’s without really trying)

    For me, Jacques, and speaking as a former-Environmental Project Coordinator, & prior to signing a maritime Bill-of-Lading & shipping the S-400’s to sail, I would have checked with TV’s Weather Channel, the 7-day forecast!

    Also, to cover my ass, I would have made sure the ship that carried the costly S-400’s was heavily insured by, uh Lords of London.😏

    At any rate, Brother Jacques, please look for yourself at the video below? It’s definitely something to think about especially for staunch (2nd Amendment) ZUSA gunowners who might want to increase their “Homeland” defense by purchasing a S-400 with a debit card.

  369. Rurik says:
    @Miro23

    Once Stalin had defeated Germany it was in character for him to keep what he was occupying.

    thank you for your reply, Miro

    and while I agree with you about Nazi racial arrogance, I can’t help but consider the advent of Nazism as a consequence of the genocidal threat of Bolshevism. A reaction to that threat, especially following the lessons learned about the treacherous, utterly fiendish allies following WWI.

    Sure, Stalin, (like Putin) was able to use Machiavellian means to wrest power from the Trotsky wing of the Soviet fiend, but alas he turned out to be just as brutal and murderous as the Jewish supremacists.

    I don’t buy that he didn’t have wider ambitions in Europe until he had them all by the throat, and I’m convinced that he’d have given his left testicle to have been able to lord it over all of Germany, and made those people suffer like he did the Kulaks and others who he hated with a thousand burning suns. (Almost as much as a Jewish supremacist hates, and therein perhaps lies the glue that made fellow travelers out of Stalin and his Jewish henchmen. – A netherworld hatred for Germans and other people of ability and talent, like the Kulaks, or the Polish poets and clergy and academics and officers of the Polish military at Katyn.

    Those are my ruminations, for what they’re worth. I’m no scholar by a mile, but I try to glimmer things that happened yesterday by looking at people today, and paying attention to what motivates them.

    The exact same people telling lies and agitating for war and more war and more war…

    .. seem to be the exact same people (Jewish supremacists/Zionists and their Perfidious Albion Anglo/French Shabbos whores) of the last century telling lies and agitating for more war and more hatred and slaughter and division and strife and horrors writ large.

    The more things change, the more they stay the same.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
    , @Iris
  370. @Blind_understanding

    The topic under discussion here is the push for war with Iran by the usual suspects. You have made several comments now with none of them being on-topic but very focussed instead on witch-hunting. You might be under the impression that this site is The Medieval Review but in fact it is The Unz Review.

    It wouldn’t be difficult to infer from your comments that you are actually here for the same reason as your pal Thomm, which is to divert and distract attention away from the actual topic under discussion. I commend you for exposing your real intention for all to see so early and so clearly.

  371. @Rurik

    Rurik revealed his sound M.O., said: “… I try to glimmer things that happened yesterday by looking at people today, and paying attention to what motivates them.”

    Hey Brother Rurik!

    It dawn’s upon me, that occasionally, I am tempted to lose focus on the ZUS/Israel fundamental “strike” designed to forward Genie Energy interests.🙈

    Meanwhile, light goes on, and we see our butt-kiss Knesset Congress’s — at present, the GOP aisle side — passion😘 to give Israel a gift of Syria’s Golan Heights.

    Very sad, Rurik, but please view the video below? You will see something very motivational to (ugh) “them.” Thank you!

    • Agree: Rurik
    • Replies: @RobinG
  372. Iris says:
    @Rurik

    ” I can’t help but consider the advent of Nazism as a consequence of the genocidal threat of Bolshevism.”

    It is quite clear that the advent of Nazism was the consequence of inhuman, intolerable, unacceptable debt reparations imposed upon the German people by the Anglo-Saxons winners of WW1 and their cabal of Talmudic bankers.

    The historic records of the Versailles Treaty describe a tortured President Wilson who was well aware that the conditions imposed amounted to the rape of Germany. Nazism was a legitimate survival movement, but the Russians had little to do with it.

  373. @Fatima Manoubia

    Hmph!

    Fatima!

    Never thought you’d emerge from closet & expose yourself as a stinky liberal whose out for AARP Seniors! W.T.F.? Did you ever view Hugh Hefner’s affectionate final years?

    Then, you even betray ‘Merkika’s LGBTY movement, by exhausting this backslider judgement, “It is said that there are men who even at elderly ages have never overcome teen mentality…This, I have found it very common amongst gay men…”

    Me? I can give & take shit just like the best of U.R. shit peddlin’ commenters.

    But, but what a stinky iffen-shot at gay men! Am heterosexual outraged.😟 So, please, uh, please, er, get on the lumpen proletariat ball, ‘Tima? Below, fyr, is a video clip covering Jewish-Gay Congressman, Barney Frank, and his distinguished “teenie” indulgences.

  374. @Art

    The same is true if you pay for your burger and fries with dollars/pounds/euros etc in any form.

    • Agree: Iris
  375. Iris says:
    @Iris

    Germany finally finished paying the debt reparations imposed upon her by the WW1 winners in October 2010. Ninety years after the end of WW1 !!!

    https://www.latribune.fr/actualites/economie/international/20101001trib000554879/l-allemagne-a-rembourse-ses-dernieres-dettes-datant-de-la-1ere-guerre-mondiale.html

    War “reparations” were paid principally to France, Britain, Belgium and Italy.

    Famous economist John Maynard Keynes was so shocked by the cruelty of the treatment applied to Germany that he wrote a book about it: “The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)”. He wrote:
    The policy of reducing Germany to servitude for a generation, of degrading the lives of millions of human beings, and of depriving a whole nation of happiness should be abhorrent and detestable, – abhorrent and detestable, even if it were possible, even if it enriched ourselves, even if it did not sow the decay of the whole civilized life of Europe“.

    Debt-slavery is a crime against humanity.

    • Agree: L.K
    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  376. tac says:
    @L.K

    Thanks L.K.

    Yes I’m weary of Max Blumenthal’s leanings and his short comings (afterall, he is the son of Sidney Blumenthal), but I like to think that perhaps he has grown and changed his position as of late; time will tell, but people can and do change, so it remains to be seen. He, along with the other contributors to the GreyZoneProject site are certainly doing a great job [thus far] in exposing the lies and propaganda in Venezuela. I have corroborated their stories with that of others’ and so far they check out. Their expose on Juan Guaido was exceptional.

    Thank you for your response and thanks for the great find on 9/11 The New Pearl Harbor by Massimo Mazzucco.

    RE Venezuela other recommended reads:

    Venezuela: US Resolution Fails at UNSC as Guaido Vows to Re-enter Country

    ROBERT PARRY: With the US Meddling Again in Latin America, a Look Back at How Washington Promoted Genocide in Guatemala

    How Amnesty International is reinforcing Trump’s regime-change propaganda against Venezuela

    • Replies: @RobinG
    , @L.K
  377. RobinG says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Good on you for reposting Pearson Sharp’s report. There’s a bundle of serious research crammed into that short video.

    Perhaps you noticed, Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton introduced a bill on Tuesday to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights… as in…theft for GENIE ENERGY.
    https://www.cruz.senate.gov/?p=press_release&id=4334

    Ira Greenstein: Jared Kushner‘s Criminal Deal With Israel Behind U.S. Involvement In Syria For Genie Energy’s Control of the Golan Heights
    https://medium.com/@zanting/ira-greenstein-jared-kushner-s-criminal-deal-with-israel-behind-u-s-873da65223ce

    • Replies: @tac
  378. RobinG says:
    @tac

    Is there room for the Prodigal Son? In the MoA article linked by LK, did you notice this comment by Joe Lauria? The offended parties (notably Vanessa Beeley and Sharmine Narwani) may not be satisfied until and unless they get a profuse apology – and rightly so. (And Max should bow in shame to Alison Weir.) But he claims to have explained himself, somewhere or other, so maybe we should forgive.

    The people being eviscerated here are living in the American bubble and believed what they were being told until they fought through it to find their own position on Syria. They should be commended for it. The only legitimate criticism is that they apparently have not explained the process that led them to change their position, though Rania has on Facebook at least. They should be celebrated for eventually breaking from the pack, which takes no small amount of courage living in the U.S. Fire should be directed at those who still push the U.S. narrative.

    Posted by: Joe Lauria | Jul 10, 2017 1:58:14 PM | 21

  379. L.K says:
    @jacques sheete

    Thanks Jacques.

    I’m glad you found the post under the Unz article useful.

    Regards.

  380. L.K says:
    @tac

    He, along with the other contributors to the GreyZoneProject site are certainly doing a great job [thus far] in exposing the lies and propaganda in Venezuela.

    They are indeed.

    Thanks for the links, btw. The one by the late Robert Parry is excellent.

    Take care.

    • Replies: @tac
  381. tac says:
    @RobinG

    They’ve been floating that idea for a few months now; and to think that Cruz and Rubio were the leading candidates against Trump in the 16 election?: barf!!!! Jew puppets nothing more!

    Bolton to Netanyahu: We have the best US-Israel relations in history

    Less than a week ago, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reaffirmed to Netanyahu that the US would stand by Israel’s side and that its commitment to the “protection” of the Jewish state remains unchanged despite its planned withdrawal from neighboring Syria.
    […]
    Notably, the first bill to be rolled out by the US Senate in 2019 is aimed at protecting Israel from boycotts. Meanwhile, Tel Aviv apparently sees the present situation as a good moment to further its interests and solidify its grip over the Golan Heights, which it seized from Syria back in 1967.

    The Golan Heights are tremendously important for our security,” Netanyahu said during the press conference, adding that Israel “will never leave” the area. He then went even further and said “it is important that all countries recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights,” adding that he had already discussed the matter with Trump.

    https://www.rt.com/news/448212-us-israel-relations-golan-heights/

    https://www.mintpressnews.com/new-bill-recognizing-israel-sovereignty-golan-greenlight-joint-us-israeli-oil-operations/255672/

    https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/02/28/589780/US-Republican-bill-Golan-recognition-Israel-Syria

  382. RobinG says:
    @Art

    “Attacking Iran” …. attacking Korea ….. attacked Syria, Libya ………

    This is totally sweet… still the best –
    Tulsi Gabbard: NK will not give up nukes without re-appraisal of US regime-change “foreign policy.”

    • Replies: @Art
  383. @Iris

    It is quite clear that the advent of Nazism was the consequence of inhuman, intolerable, unacceptable debt reparations imposed upon the German people by the Anglo-Saxons winners of WW1 and their cabal of Talmudic bankers.

    It’s also quite clear that the advent of Nazism was a reaction to the outrageous and long standing agitation of (international bankster supported) international Marxists and their “permanent revolution.”

    The rich Reds of the time lured the masses to do their dirty work in a manner similar to the way tRump used popular rhetoric to gain power on behalf of the noecorn Zionist fanatics. That they’ve done this repeatedly and still get away with the frauds and scams is a glaring testimony to human gullibility and ignorance.

    I could not at that time know, as I did later, how men of wealth use the communist movement to bend workers to their will.

    -Bella Dodd, School of Darkness, Ch 6

    “Bending workers to their will” obviously means slavery and we can see that those who organized and funded the various Marxist programs and still do, have slavery on their minds. It’s positively Talmudic.

    “The New Deal took root twenty-five years ago in American colleges and in the New York slums where, in danger of police violence, we listened to such ignorant idealists as Jack Reed. We dreamed that we were world-revolutionists. We were reactionaries, undermining the real world revolution at its source, in our own country.”

    Rose Wilder Lane Give Me Liberty, 1954 edition. ( First published 1936)

    Lane, like Dodd was an ex-Marxist. After a visit to the Soviet Union, she began to understand the reality of world communism and changed her sentiments.

  384. @Iris

    The formulation, “the advent of Nazism” is tendentious.

    The beginning assumption is that there is something inherently evil about Nazism.

    A genuinely rational understanding of history would ask, “What were the factors that gave rise to the wars in Europe in the first half of the 20th century?”

    A secondary question would — must — be, How did the concept that Nazism is inherently evil become implanted in the global psyche?

    Regarding the first question, author David McCullough has argued that a full understanding of the causes of those European wars must start with the Franco-Prussian war, or more precisely, Germany’s victory in that conflict and unification of Germany that followed.

    ( Geoffrey Wawro has researched the Franco Prussian war, and has also written extensively on the consequent wars in Europe and Jewish involvement in them — )

    Over a dozen years ago, when I first started to become aware of controversies involving Jews, it was my misfortune to turn to a book I’d bought at an antiquarian shop, mostly for its marbled end-papers. The book had an article titled “Jews in Germany,” written in 1881. It complained that, although Jews had lived peaceably and prosperously in Germany since about 700 AD, once Germany achieved unification, Jews from numerous other places flooded into Germany and took over, to the detriment of many native Germans who had exerted their energies to achieve the military success, the industrial strength, the academic institutions that enabled victory, unification, and prosperity.

    I started out down the wrong path, over terrain that avoided the Hollywood version of events.
    My mistake.

  385. Dear Brothers & Sisters,

    I for one pause (in awe) to consider how in < 1/2 century, Israel became an Imperial & nuclear weaponized world power. Not too shabby, eh?

    No doubt, having toppled the US government by the terrorist-hit on President JFK, November 1963, was a huge OPERATIONAL step for Jewkingdom, and afterward, The Lobby advanced & formally made the US 'guvmint its rubber-stamp preserve for Israeli purposes.😖

    Clearly, I predict even our uniquely strong U.R.-commenter, Desert Fox, would be persuaded to "gallows" marvel at the diabolical strategies & successful Zionist Jew advantages reaped since Israel became an (outlaw😕) state, 1949.

    In conclusion, linked below & fyr, is a follow up article on the Pilgrims progress of Israeli "Genie oil" of New Jersey. The UN's Petersen ain't happy but Zionist puppets, Senator$ Ted Cruz, Tom Cotton, and Representative Gallagher, are pushing the US Knesset to recognize Israeli annexation of the Golan. (Zigh) Here in the land of debt Bruise & synthetic Cotton?

    https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/03/01/589839/Pedersen-UN-Syria-Golan-heights-territory

    P.S.: January 1981, I stood outside Metullah town, and the site of Israel's most northern border with Lebanon. To far north, I saw encampment of Lebanon military. To direct north of my position was Israeli military forces. In middle was UN peacekeeping deployment. Was to say the least, a troubling vision! 😢 Upon having returned to my "Homeland," Israel invaded Lebanon in 1982, killed 20,000 innocents, and the Reagan administration did not provide "humanitarian" military intervention to stop them.🤔
    As we now know how the IDF unaccountably shoots & kills Gaza protestors,😖 my point becomes that USrael lets Israel do whatever it takes to please efforts toward Empire Israel's Middle East goals.
    At present writing, elected US politician-resistance to this intensifying satanic paradigm is not going to happen, and my abducted "Homeland" needs YOU!!!! 🇱🇷

    • Replies: @anon
    , @tac
  386. anon[253] • Disclaimer says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    with respect, and with regard to your many fine contributions to Unz forum, Chuck Orloski, the use of emoticons is distracting and reduces your credibility to that of a 12 year old.

    The points you make are powerful enough without needing to attach shiney trinkets.

  387. @anon

    Okay, okay, anon # 253, re; your friendly point about my infantile use of “emoticons” is taken, and is under serious consideration to stop it.

    But if t-Rump can superfluosly “tweet” each day, then why cannot I iffen-“emoticon” here? Nonetheless, a sincere “thanks” very much for your concern!🤗

  388. tac says:
    @L.K

    L.K.:

    Here Max Blumenthal grills presstitue Jorge Ramos about his stunt with Maduro:

    Jorge Ramos Pushes Propaganda For Venezuela Regime Change

    Related:
    The Holes in Jorge Ramos’ Story About His Clash with Nicolas Maduro

  389. tac says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Hi Chuck:

    Here is a video on a variety of subjects (emphasis on Israeli stranglehold on US Politics–most woke people see this as a blatant interference by a foreign power of Western politics):

    US Venezuela “Aid” Truck Revealed To Carry ‘Nails And Wire’ & US To Legitimize Israel’s Golan Claim

    US Army Takes 50 Tons Of Gold From Syria In Alleged Deal With ISIS

  390. @anon

    Hey my (anonymous) Brother # 253!

    Speaking with sheer respect for your aversion to my use of “emoticons,” and fyr, I attach down below a scene from Mel Gibson’s Academy Award winning film, “Brave heart.

    Fyi, some Zio-film critics thought his scene unnecessarily cheap & “emotive” where his archer’s displayed their asses to the English oppressors.

    I admit at times a predilection for “infantilism,”# 253, but am not a prick. At any rate, I really wish I now had available an asshole “emoticon” to display to my Zio “Homeland” oppressors. Nonetheless, & certainly not to you, this must do: 🖕

  391. Art says:
    @Fatima Manoubia

    Related to plastic money, what do you propose to do?

    Fatima,

    My point is that when we use plastic, Wall Street always gets a slice of the transaction. When we use cash or check from a local bank – all the money stays local. That 1 or 2 % stays with local people. Wall Street banks are skimming off of every transaction boosting the 1%ers. In America we have credit unions that act as banks, and are co-ops owned by the users. People should ONLY use them.

    I agree with you on the subject matter of articles being diverted to Hitler or Stalin or WWII or cash (sorry), when we need to be battling Jews and Israel.

    Think Peace — Art

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  392. Art says:
    @RobinG

    RobinG,

    Gabbard was on Tucker Carlson last night. The Daily Caller gave her appearance a bump.

    Here.

    https://dailycaller.com/2019/02/28/gabbard-tucker-north-korea/

    Think Peace — Art

    Tucker

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=pLrK2OMU-9k

  393. @tac

    Hey tac!

    So much shit aimed at ‘Merikans, & it’s hard to get grip. Thanks for the link on the pathetic gold “heist.”

    Admittedly, my antique crystal ball is failing, but for over two years now, it’s warning about USrael’s plan for the (household brand-name) al-Qaeda’s terrorist comeback, under the dreadful leadership of the Son of Osama, and of course alliance with ZUS’s primary target… Iran.🤔

    Please consider today’s “news’ as deceptively reported below? They also heist brain cells too. (Zigh) Thnks, tac!

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/01/us/hamza-bin-laden-state-department/index.html

  394. Art says:
    @republic

    The Sassoons’ of Hong Kong, the Rothschild’s of the East were big on opium. Where there is degeneracy you will find the Jews. Their natural habitat. Jews started the pornography business.

    How totally true – in every dirty business known to man, you will find a Jew. (Another one is body parts.)

    But even in legitimate business – the Jews will be the bottom feeders – always close to breaking the law. Always greedily scheming for the last nickel.

    Think Peace — Do NO Harm — Art

  395. Rurik says:
    @Iris

    It is quite clear that the advent of Nazism was the consequence of inhuman, intolerable, unacceptable debt reparations imposed upon the German people by the Anglo-Saxons winners of WW1 and their cabal of Talmudic bankers.

    yes, this is true

    Nazism was a legitimate survival movement, but the Russians had little to do with it.

    I agree it was a survival movement, and that (ethnic) Russian had little to do with it..

    But from what I can glimmer, Hitler’s raison d’etre- was his existential oppositions to genocidal Bolshevism, which nearly had Germany in its clutches. The German people had a stark choice in the early 1930s, communism or Nazism. They chose survival, and ironically doing so sealed their fate.

    The Allies were treacherous and fiendish, but the Soviets were genocidal maniacs. What a vise Germany was in, between these two forces of evil.

  396. Rurik says:
    @Grace Poole

    The formulation, “the advent of Nazism” is tendentious.

    The beginning assumption is that there is something inherently evil about Nazism.

    that wasn’t my assumption, for what its worth.

    I don’t agree with all the tenets of Nazism, to be sure, but I don’t consider it ‘inherently evil, even if it was misguided in some ways. Like talking about Slavs as children of a lessor God, that kind of thing.

    [I’ll be out for a few days]

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  397. @Grace Poole

    Grace, I respect you as a valuable commenter but I’m wondering about the following. :

    The formulation, “the advent of Nazism” is tendentious.

    How so, and if so what’s wrong with that?

    The beginning assumption is that there is something inherently evil about Nazism.

    Nope, not at all. I wondered about its origins after it dawned on me that the Germans were threatened by Marxist dogma and provocations, and that anything that resisted it had to have some value.

    A genuinely rational understanding of history would ask, “What were the factors that gave rise to the wars in Europe in the first half of the 20th century?”

    True, and I’m sure Iris already knows that.

    A secondary question would — must — be, How did the concept that Nazism is inherently evil become implanted in the global psyche?

    I think most of us here know the big answers to that.

    As for antiquarian bookstores, I hear what you’re saying. I’ve made many good finds, but you have me beat, and what you found sounds reasonable, so thanks for that. Now I gotta have that book, marbling or no!

    • Replies: @Grace Poole
  398. @jacques sheete

    These torchlight marches are thrilling.

    It is important to combat the lawsuit brought against 24 ‘Alt Right’ protesters in Charlottesville, who are vilified for, among other things, the torchlight parade that was “reminiscent of Nazi rallies.”

    So what?

    Perhaps the next demonstration should replicate IDF troops shooting unarmed Palestinians at point-blank range.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  399. @tac

    US Army Takes 50 Tons Of Gold From Syria In Alleged Deal With ISIS

    No doubt true, and certainly utterly disgusting. What next?

  400. @Rurik

    Hey Bro Rurik!

    Ever read the book, “The Chief Culprit”?

    It’s challengingly packed with German & USSR comparative military equipment-statistics, but after reading it, I concluded Stalin was prepped to launch major offensive war & conquest against capitalist nations located west of the Motherland.

    Fyi, when engaging conversation with local “Homelanders” on Hitler’s timing to launch Operation Barbarossa, I find the Fuehrer’s (seasonal timing) “bad” judgement comes to the fore. Patient, I sit, and offer polite donkey nods.🤔

    Am no way considered a WW 2 history scholar, but I find that if Hitler had an inkling of Stalin’s incredible military prowess, i.e., fleet of long-range bombers & fast all-terrain tanks, it’s possible Hitler had to quickly strike Russia, despite the oncoming inhospitable Winter.
    (The popular USrael pre-emptive war refrain: “Hit them over there before they hit us here”)

    Like Immanuel Kant, Rurik, this time I really know that “I do not know.” So given getting no response comment from you, uh…, I agree! Thnks!

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  401. @Art

    I agree with you on the subject matter of articles being diverted to Hitler or Stalin or WWII or cash (sorry), when we need to be battling Jews and Israel.

    Hey Art, do you share her taste in sandals too? Should we give the Izzies a break because they make such fine ones?

    PS: I’m not being serious, just pickin at ya! 😉

  402. @Grace Poole

    I’m happy to hear that parts of Europe have something to save. The US surrendered with almost no struggle to the international Marxist banking gangsters decades (nearly a century) ago and there is nothing left to save.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  403. @jacques sheete

    JS said: “The US surrendered with almost no struggle to the international Marxist banking gangsters decades (nearly a century)…”

    Hey Jacques!

    Open to interpretations, but I believe President JFK was considering battle against the “gangsters,” noted above.

    Am aware U.R. commenters are well aware about JFK’s extraordinary & perhaps elusive speech, linked below, and which no doubt contributed to his murder on Elm Street, Dallas.

    Thnks, Jacques!

  404. @Grace Poole

    Who was the author of the book? I’ve been looking for it on line without success.

  405. Benjy says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    I missed selective service by months. In 1977 I was living in Prescott, driving my 1965 F100 with a 352 Cleveland V8, 3 on the tree, bench seat, a self-mounted Sony cassette deck. She could burn rubber in all 3 gears. A couple of months earlier had a major fuck-up and spent 2 weeks in jail.

    Today I stumbled across this:

    https://civilwartalk.com/attachments/8747_26_89-death-head-hussars-jpg.236374/

    In one of my old ‘Uniforms of the Union Army’ books, there is a photograph of an officer (Hussar) The caption that accompanies the photo simply states ‘Unidentified United States Hussar taken in about 1860.

    The Yankees used Totenkopf during the war of northern aggression! Lincoln was a Nazi just like Hitler!

    Anyway, there was also this picture:

    https://civilwartalk.com/attachments/7103-mtousa-disciplinary-training-co-jpg.117904/

    I just stumbled upon this WW2 patch with a Death Head.
    This is an unofficial patch but it was seen worn on a uniform. Many independent units did not have an official DUI insignia and especially not a patch. Instead they wore the patch of the corps or army they were assigned to.

    The unit was the 7103rd MTOUSA Disciplinary Training Company. This unit was stationed in Pisa, Italy, but also probably had other units with the 3rd Army in France/Germany. This company held American prisoners including those accused of treason.

    • Replies: @Benjy
    , @ChuckOrloski
  406. Kolo says: • Website
    @Mulegino1

    Well said
    bucky is eeither a jew or just ignorant

    • Agree: Mulegino1
  407. @Rurik

    Did we fight on the wrong side of that war?

    This is one of the most taboo questions you could ask publicly, it scares the jews so much, because the obvious answer is, yes, you did.
    And even worse, you are now subjected to the tyrants we fought, who destroy your countries like they did in Weimar, with degeneracy.
    The jews fear this blatantly obvious conclusion.

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski
  408. anon[413] • Disclaimer says:
    @Reuben Kaspate

    you are a true terrorist. you don’t need triggers. you don’t need to be pushed over . you are ready. you are born that way. what is it ? is it your culture? your DNA ? your evangelical? your Bannon type CathoLcism? or is it pure dirt Hinduism ?

  409. Benjy says:
    @Benjy

    That last post got totally mangled. I confess, I added some of my own html. I am still longing for the good old days of WYSIWYG.

  410. Kolo says: • Website
    @Art

    Hmm
    I smell a rat called Art

    • Replies: @Art
  411. At moment, fyi, & while addressing CPAC, President t-Rump has yet to mention having attacked Mogadishu.

    Uh, “bring ’em home!” 😌 Yea, right.🇮🇱

  412. @Benjy

    Am late making response-comment, after Benjy educationally explained: “The unit was the 7103rd MTOUSA Disciplinary Training Company. This unit was stationed in Pisa, Italy, but also probably had other units with the 3rd Army in France/Germany. This company held American prisoners including those accused of treason.”

    Thanks very much, Benjy. The WW2 patch with a “Death Head” is unsettling especially when I consider Pat Buchanan’s book, “The Unnecessary War,” and Zio-President FDR’s clearly having facilitated the US entry. 😕

    At any rate, fyi, my family background is Polish and Hungarian. My late-father P.F.C. Charles Orloski Sr., was wounded by Japanese mortar (shrapnel) fire at Leyte, and linked below, fyr, is the deserter & executed Private Eddie Slovik’s farewell message to his wife.

    Thanks from the bottom of my beating heart, Benjy!

    • Replies: @Benjy
  413. Art says:
    @Kolo

    Hmm — you need a new nose!

    Think Peace — Do No harm — Art

  414. Art says:

    All is not going well in Jew state Israel land. Bomb Syria – get bombed back???????

    Can Netanyahu Risk A “Battle Of Missiles” With Syria?

    It was the eleventhand the most important meeting between the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Israeli visitor heard clearly from his host that Moscow has no leverage to ask Iran to leave or to stop the flow of weapons to Damascus and that Iran will remain in Syria and that Russia has no say over the Syrian-Iranian relationship. Moscow informed Tel Aviv about “Damascus’s determination to respond to any future bombing and that Russia doesn’t see itself concerned”.

    According to well-informed sources in Damascus, “the few hours of the visitof President Bashar al-Assad to Tehran were enough to send messages in all directions. The first message was the fact that the visit took place just before Netanyahu’s scheduled meeting with Putin. The second message was to display the robust cemented relationship between Iran and Syria, immune from any outside interference from the US or Russia and that Syria has the sovereign right to choose its strategic partners. The secretive nature of the visit – not even Russia was informed in advance – speaks volumes about the Syrian-Iranian relationship”.

    yada …. yada

    However, if the Israeli Prime Minister decides to bomb Syria, his decision will have a boomerang effect, especially if Syrian missiles hit deadly targets in the heart of Israel. Will Netanyahu take the risk and bomb his political future? It is his decision.

    https://ahtribune.com/world/north-africa-south-west-asia/syria-crisis/2917-netanyahu-battle-of-missiles-syria.html

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  415. @ChuckOrloski

    Ever read the book, “The Chief Culprit”?

    Good book, that!

  416. Benjy says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Patton famously verbally abused several shell shocked soldiers, but he woke up after V-day and acknowledged that the US had fought the wrong enemy. Until Stalin and Donovan murdered him. What is your thinking on that?

    I think that there is little difference between draft and enslavement. “Slavery” is one of those words that jews, and their black bullets, have militarized.

    But historically it all becomes very blurry. A page swore fealty to his knight who swore fealty to his king. Were they “enslaved”? They had committed their entire lives to the service of their master, including death in battle. Then there are all the different forms of indenture, many of which in effect became lifetime sentences to serve a lord that extended over generations. Serfdom.

    One reason the war of 1812 could be justified by the bankers who wanted a Second Bank of the US was because of US citizens being shanghai’d and impressed into the British buggery navy. How’s that for enslavement?

    This entire concept of people swearing fealty or service to another seems to be lost to most followers of the narrative. Today, these people are known as “lifetime actors”, many work for Israel and the CIA. I would love to read something from Giraldi about lifetime actors.

    Two areas where we can still clearly see people who are enslaved in some form to their leige lords are Hollywood and US Politics. In Hollywood lifetime actors are all over. Spielberg, Weinstein, Tarantino, you name it, they can all be called upon to perform some service for the swamp. They are slaves for entire lives. It is exactly the same in politics. Pelosi, Feintstein, Reid, Schumer, even McCain. They should have quit decades earlier, but they are lifetime actors.

    Then there are all the people have no choice but to come forward and make fools of themselves supporting some cause or another. Or even someone like Bruce Jenner, forced to forbear the ultimate insult of having to pretentd to be a woman. These are all lifetime actors, likely they have sold their souls to Satan. They are the reason young men, and now women, have been convinced to sell their souls to the gouls of war.

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  417. @Rurik

    Did we fight on the wrong side of that war?

    No question about it. Even a bonehead like me came to that conclusion independently.

    Actually the Germans are the only decent people left in Europe. It’s a choice between them and the Russians. I prefer the Germans.

    -General George S, Patton, letter to his wife, Beatrice 21 July 1945
    21 July 1945

    What did General George S. Patton mean when he said "We’ve defeated the wrong enemy"? from AskHistorians

  418. @Art

    Apparently quoting the reasoned question of another, Art wrote: “Will Netanyahu take the risk and bomb his political future? It is his decision.”

    Hey Brother Art!

    Above, I think such is what the Jews want ‘Merikans to think, and that is to be convinced President t-Rump is “The Decider” when & if to send US doughboys to war for Israel.

    Now, I proceed to Netanyahu’s “political future” which, magically🤔 is shaky now as is t-Rump’s.

    P.M. Netanyahu and his Likud Party loyalists including opposition military candidate, Benji Katz, do not look narrowly at the establishment of Greater USrael as a future “career” choice. Such is a time-released & special circumstance (calendar date?) requirement!!
    (Note: Israel bombs when good-and-ready to iffen bomb, and at least on some occasions, Russia gets an iffen heads-up)

    Barbaric attacks upon Iran and Syria are scheduled, and its simply a waiting matter (now) to see which particular Israeli P.M. gets to do so it, and when. 😖

    Thnks!

    P.S.: It’s educational to spend about 1/2 hour reading & meditating upon Brother Nathanael’s article, “The maze of Jewish deception.”

  419. @jacques sheete

    There were a lot of assumptions in my comment, I guess.

    I listen to call-in shows and hear people from all over USA comparing this, that and the other bad thing to “Nazis,” or “Hitler,” etc.
    Just now my dander is up over an article on the EWTN website titled “Stormtroopers of Secularism.” It reinforces my belief that there is no history that Americans so misunderstand or are misinformed about than history of the 20th century wars in Europe.
    I believe it is critically important to get that history right.

    Speaking of books: in Illusion of Victory http://www.dwightmurphey-collectedwritings.info/BR83-Fleming.htm (iirc), Thomas Fleming writes that it takes about 50 years before genuine history can be written; before that, what is recorded is emotionally loaded and biased (I reject the cliché , “History is written by the victors.” What the “victors” write is not history; in many cases, it’s alibi.) Fleming’s dictum is the primary assumption underlying my comment.

    That being the case, my mission from gawd is to normalize, or de-toxify, or insist upon a fact-based understanding of “Nazism,” “Hitler,” etc. Before the tape went up in smoke, the mission ( — if you choose to accept it —) was defined thus:
    “It is essential to ‘deny the holocaust.’ The accurate history must be researched in an objective and scholarly fashion; communicated to the general public dispassionately but insistently; passed on to our children thoroughly; and, most importantly, permanently recorded for posterity.”

    re the 1881 book, you’re in luck: the article in question, from Eclectic Magazine, is online, here (minus the marbled papers).

  420. @Benjy

    On the mysterious death of the enlightened, heroic, and plausibly politically influential US General George Patton, Benjy wrote & asked me: “(Patton) acknowledged that the US had fought the wrong enemy. Until Stalin and Donovan murdered him. What is your thinking on that?”

    Hey Benjy!

    Sincerely, am understudied on that matter.

    But both beasts, noted above, had motive, means, and opportunity to kill Patton.

    Like President LBJ* had stake-interests & subsequent Zio motive-benefit in knocking off President JFK, it’s very likely, to me…, so went FDR and his Stalin-favored administration when the “verbally abusive” old soldier went down.

    Uh, re; the freak case of Bruce Jenner, Benjy?
    Must pass on that too, and all I can say is,
    (zzzzzzZigh)

    * Note: As once “freshmeat” in Nixon’s unhappy Army, this (what I am about to say) is unacceptable speech these days, but the troop’s mocking nickname for LBJ was & according to the exact letter-order of his initials name, “Lovable Blow Job.”
    Hm. Have doubts, but right now, especially on the Iraq-Iran front,💀maybe President DJT is known as DefenDon’ Jew Town?

  421. Iris says:

    A recent initiative of the British Deep State gives further weight to the case made in this article. British members of Parliament have just approved a (well-timed) decision of the Conservative government to fully ban Hezbollah, a close Iran ally.

    Labour leadership did not support the decision.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/hezbollah-lebanon-uk-government-ban-terrorist-organisation-list-labour-a8798671.html

  422. @Grace Poole

    Thank you so much for your comment. You are obviously a gem, and I agree wholeheartedly with every point you made.

    I agree that it is essential to deny “the” holocaust and to debunk it as well. Unfortunately I’m no longer on speaking terms with quite a few people, some with “advanced degrees” in “history even, for communicating dispassionately and not even insistently!

    I’ve done a good job of teaching sons, daughters, nieces and nephews, and other relatives as well.

    Bless you.

  423. @Grace Poole

    Very interesting article. Pretty amazing how many parallels are shared between the Germany of 150 years ago and the US of today…and with Turkey in the early 1700s (!) as indicated by the
    footnote beginning on page 352.

    It sounds a lot like what Reed says in his “The Controversy of Zion”.

  424. Yes, we fought the wrong enemy in WW2. But the real enemy wasn’t the Russians.
    We fight the wrong enemy in every war.
    The real enemy is always the owners of our private central-bank and currency.
    The enemy is within.
    The private-currency Ponzi-scheme PARASITE.

    In 1913 with “Federal”-Reserve act America formally became a HOST of the PARASITE. The PARASITE now CONTROLLED its HOST’s currency. And he who pays the piper calls the tune. So the PARASITE CONTROLLED the HOST nation’s government, too.
    Using this CONTROL, the PARASITE then drafted ITS HOST into its service as their Foreign Legion.
    The deal with America was: we would fight all their wars of financial colonial expansion, and they would give us a credit card that we would pay for their wars on.
    But for the PARASITE it was still a freebie.
    👉The PARASITE’s plan was always to destroy its HOST, the maxed-out credit card, and all the debt on it, about 100 years later. And that time is NOW!

    NOW they are orchestrating WW3 for us, and they have scheduled us to LOSE.
    _________________________
    FOR MORE INFO, click these links:
    PICTURES: http://mentalfloss.com/article/17636/6-horrifying-parasites-kevin-federline-isnt-one-them 6 Horrifying Parasites

    VIDEO:

    “All Wars are Bankers’ Wars” – Rivero

    VIDEO:

    DEAGEL.com LOWERED 2025 US Population Forecast to 65mil

    https://chemtrailsplanet.net/2017/02/22/deagel-forecast-predicts-81-us-population-reduction-by-2025/ “Deagel Forecast predicts 81% US Population Reduction By 2025”

    • Replies: @ChuckOrloski
  425. @Blind_understanding

    Unfortunately while this article-thread winds down, but nonetheless very importantly, Blind_understanding wrote: “The PARASITE’s plan was always to destroy its HOST, the maxed-out credit card, and all the debt on it, about 100 years later.”

    As the mighty Globalist forces took hold of national economies soon after Zio President G.H.W. Bush proclaimed New World Order, our planet became unwitting host to the “parasite.” Thanks a lot, Blind_understanding for offering enlightenment!

    As my “Homeland’s general population debt vs. savings ratio is rather well advertised & frightening,😞and Nobel Prize winning economist, Paul Krugman, persists to claim the vital benefits of ‘Merika’s astronomical debt,🤔I decided to look into Russia’s current situation.

    Fyr, linked below, and from Moscow Times is a 2018 report which indicates statistics on how Motherlanders are faring after > 20 years of participating in their “parasites” destructive plan.

    https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2018/07/13/more-debt-less-savings-for-russians-in-2018-a62248

    • Replies: @Iris
  426. Iris says:
    @ChuckOrloski

    Hello Chuck;

    There is a fundamental difference between private debt in the US and private debt in Russia. In the latter case, the Central Bank of Russia which issues the currency, of which increasing amount favours debt, is an entirely public institution, and reports only to its national government.

    This is the assurance that the Russian people’s share of national wealth will remain under control of public policies, not that of Talmudic private banks. The Russian government may encourage debt as a means to stimulate the economy, but it also has the power to offset this debt, promulgate a debt jubilee and start afresh when times come. No such pardon will occur in the Zio-controlled West where you and I live. See Greece drawn and quartered for the example. Best.

    • Replies: @L.K
  427. L.K says:
    @Iris

    Hello Iris,

    With all due respect, I think you are mistaken re the Russian government economic policies.

    They have been quite bad and they hurt Russia’s sovereignty.

    Will Russia Reject Neoliberalism?
    PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS AND MICHAEL HUDSON
    https://www.unz.com/proberts/will-russia-reject-neoliberalism/

    According to various reports, the Russian government is reconsidering the neoliberal policy that has served Russia so badly since the collapse of the Soviet Union. If Russia had adopted an intelligent economic policy, its economy would be far ahead of where it stands today. It would have avoided most of the capital flight to the West by relying on self-finance. …

    The economic establishment that Washington set up for Russia is neoliberal. Most notably, the head of the central bank Elvira Nabiullina, minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, and the current and former finance ministers, Anton Siluanov and Alexei Kudrin, are doctrinaire neoliberals.

    On March 1, 2019, Michael Hudson and P. C. Roberts wrote another article.

    Is Neoliberalism Killing Russia?
    PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS AND MICHAEL HUDSON • MARCH 1, 2019
    http://www.unz.com/proberts/is-neoliberalism-killing-russia/

    Putin’s approval rating is high, but it has declined over the past year. The decline is mainly related to domestic policy. Apparently, the public perceives recent Kremlin economic policy as a continuation of the disastrous policies that Washington imposed on Russia in the 1990s when Russia was loaded up with foreign debt while state assets were privatized and plundered by oligarchs sponsored by the West who “cashed out” by selling the assets to foreigners. …

    Various aspects of Russia’s difficulties and transformation into a power with a foot in both West and East are discussed by commentators. What goes unacknowledged is that Russian economic policy is constrained—indeed, crippled—by the neoliberal brainwashing given to Russian economists by the Americans in the 1990s. Consequently, Russia is enfeebled by an economic policy that encourages privatization and foreign ownership, and by financialization of economic rents, that is, of income streams that do not result from productive investment but from such factors as location and rise in value due to public infrastructure development, such as a road built across a property. In a financialized economy credit is used to transfer property ownership instead of to finance new plant and equipment and construction of infrastructure.

    The Russian government and central bank have been blinded to the fact that Russian infrastructure projects and private investment are not dependent on borrowing dollars abroad or by acquiring dollars by selling Russian assets to foreigners. Such projects can be financed by ruble creation by the Russian central bank. Money that flows into productive projects that raise output is not inflationary. Generally speaking, such projects lower costs.

    • Replies: @Iris
  428. Iris says:
    @L.K

    Thanks LK, these articles are very interesting.

    What I was saying about private debt is not in contradiction with the above.
    If you look at the last paragraph in particular, the authors are saying that Russia has been too constrained, timid, and should have used MORE debt to re-energise the Russian economy, and that in the case of Russia, more debt does NOT matter because it is owed to the state-owned Russian Central Bank. This is the point I tried to make: Russian private debt does not pose the same danger to the indebted Russian people because they owe it in a currency controlled by their state’s public bank.

    Now, whether the Russian government has created an optimal amount of money to re-energise their economy is a different problem, and a problem not so easy to answer. Creating too much money in a weak economy generates a high inflation.

    Between 2014 and 2017, following the Ukraine crisis and the US sanctions, Russia underwent a very severe recession:

    accompanied with high inflation:

    The Head of the Russian Central Bank, Elvira Nabiullina had the difficult balancing exercise to protect the ruble exchange rate (higher when currency is rare) with the responsibility to avoid a recession (which requires making more currency available). This is the compromise that Pr Hudson is now challenging.

    I don’t know which one of the two (Nabiullina, Hudson) is correct: the amount of currency in circulation depends on factors which are not necessarily neither economic, nor public.

    If, as generally believed, Russia and China are planning to drop the US dollar and trade in ruble and yuan for instance, than Russia MUST maintain the ruble’s value and cannot apply Pr Hudson’s recommendations.

  429. Ashkan says:
    @Thomm

    Release the troll now! Looks like you got a late text to come and drop your stupid 2 cents here ha? There are all kinds of trolls and this one is more idiot than the others. and this is how they put morons to work on line now!
    https://jacobinmag.com/2017/07/israel-social-media-app-idf-shin-bet-bds

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  430. Mert ege says:

    Hı, I’m living Turkey. And here, nobody knows what is being said. Nobody does not understand. Nobody does not see. because there is no one in the printed media in the media and in our native language who objectively describes what you are talking about.

    I hope I didn’t write anything wrong. Google Translate 🙂

  431. republic says:

    The US/Israel used the Stuxnet worm to destroy the Iranian centrifuges in 2010. Now it seems the US
    is destroying the electrical grid in Venezuela and causing a national blackout.

  432. @Ashkan

    With this technology, Israel is given the power to actively manage online discourse, taking direct command of its army of volunteer internet warriors and deploying them wherever is seen fit. It is Israel’s friends, however — a diverse network of non-state actors willing to collaborate to advance the state’s goals — who make this possible.

    Useful idiots.

    They don’t have a clue that their niffy shelf life is limited and that they’ll be discarded like used tissue paper at best.

  433. @Benjy

    AGREE. Beautifully argued and very much true.

    • Agree: Rurik
  434. @Vagabond

    AGREE. You are way ahead of the average Western layperson who limited his or her understanding of history to what was drilled into their heads by cowardly academia, Hollywood and the rest of the matrix of control.

  435. @Mulegino1

    Agree. Your understanding of real history is what would rid the West from the nefarious influence of Israel and its banksters, Zionist handlers. What a pity that history lessons are taught by the clueless, the cowardly, and the mediocre. Thumbs up for your Operation Barbarossa analysis.

  436. @Benjy

    As a person who has always had a keen interest in history, I admit that this bit of Iranian history escaped me.
    Many thanks for your erudite knowledge.

  437. Don says: • Website
    @Colin Wright

    Good Job President Trump, blow Iran off the face of the Earth. Trump Rules, make America Better!!!!!!!!

  438. Ura Moron says:

    What inbred moron got drunk and wrote lib turf pipe dream?

  439. As per the usual, some folk seem not to have gotten the memo that Pakistan isn’t a Western ally and hasn’t been one for a long time.

    The blast on the Iranian military guard happened as a terror attack by a terrorist group which isn’t supported by Pakistan. Both before and after this blast on 13 February Pakistan had cooperated with Iran in counter-terror efforts, mainly helping rescue abducted Iranian IRGC members. Balochistan’s a vast lawless place.

    The only country which actively funds such elements in Balochistan is India (Baloch separatists vs Pakistan called BLA or Baloch Liberation Army). Iran’s non-existent South Asia policy has led to it naively granted India via lease the Chabahar Port and the terrorists which attack Iran in its Balochistan probably get their funding and support from the same place the BLA which attacks Pakistan does.

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