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I had coffee with a foreign friend a week ago. The subject of Donald Trump inevitably came up and my friend said that he was torn between describing Trump as a genius or as an idiot, but was inclined to lean towards genius. He explained that Trump was willy-nilly establishing a new world order that will succeed the institutionally exhausted post-World War 2 financial and political arrangements that more-or-less established U.S. hegemony over the “free world.” The Bretton Woods agreement and the founding of the United Nations institutionalized the spread of liberal democracy and free trade, creating a new, post war international order under the firm control of the United States with the American dollar as the benchmark currency. Trump is now rejecting what has become an increasingly dominant global world order in favor of returning to a nineteenth century style nationalism that has become popular as countries struggle to retain their cultural and political identifies. Trump’s vision would seem to include protection of core industries, existing demographics and cultural institutions combined with an end of “democratization,” which will result in an acceptance of foreign autocratic or non-conforming regimes as long as they do not pose military or economic threats.

Sounds good, I countered but there is a space between genius and idiocy and that would be called insanity, best illustrated by impulsive, irrational behavior coupled with acute hypersensitivity over perceived personal insults and a demonstrated inability to comprehend either generally accepted facts or basic norms of personal and group behavior.

Inevitably, I have other friends who follow foreign policy closely that have various interpretations of the Trump phenomenon. One sees the respectful meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea as a bit of brilliant statesmanship, potentially breaking a sixty-five year logjam and possibly opening the door to further discussions that might well avert a nuclear war. And the week also brought a Trump welcome suggestion that Russia should be asked to rejoin the G-7 group of major industrialized democracies, which also has to be seen as a positive step. There has also been talk of a Russia-U.S. summit similar to that with North Korea to iron out differences, an initiative that was first suggested by Trump and then agreed to by Russian President Vladimir Putin. There will inevitably be powerful resistance to such an arrangement coming primarily from the U.S. media and from Congress, but Donald Trump seems to fancy the prospect and it just might take place.

One good friend even puts a positive spin on Trump’s insulting behavior towards America’s traditional allies at the recent G-7 meeting in Canada. She observes that Trump’s basic objections were that Washington is subsidizing the defense of a wealthy Europe and thereby maintaining unnecessarily a relationship that perpetuates a state of no-war no-peace between Russia and the West. And the military costs exacerbate some genuine serious trade imbalances that damage the U.S. economy. If Trumpism prevails, G-7 will become a forum for discussions of trade and economic relations and will become less a club of nations aligned military against Russia and, eventually, China. As she put it, changing its constituency would be a triumph of “mercantilism” over “imperialism.” The now pointless NATO alliance might well find itself without much support if the members actually have to fully fund it proportionate to their GDPs and could easily fade away, which would be a blessing for everyone.

My objection to nearly all the arguments being made in favor or opposed to what occurred in Singapore last week is that the summit is being seen out of context, as is the outreach to Russia at G-7. Those who are in some cases violently opposed to the outcome of the talks with North Korea are, to be sure, sufferers from Trump Derangement Syndrome, where they hate anything he does and spin their responses to cast him in the most negative terms possible. Some others who choose to see daylight in spite of the essential emptiness of the “agreement” are perhaps being overly optimistic while likewise ignoring what else is going on.

And the neoconservatives and globalists are striking back hard to make sure that détente stays in a bottle hidden somewhere on a shelf in the White House cloak room. Always adept at the creation of new front groups, the neocons have now launched something called the Renew Democracy Initiative (RDI), with the goal of “uni[ting] the center-left and the center-right.” Its founders include the redoubtable Max Boot, The Washington Post’s Anne Appelbaum, the inevitable Bill Kristol, and Richard Hurwitz of Council on Foreign Relations. RDI’s website predictably calls for “fresh thinking” and envisions “the best minds from different countries com[ing] together for both broad and discrete projects in the service of liberty and democracy in the West and beyond.” It argues that “Liberal democracy is in crisis around the world, besieged by authoritarianism, nationalism, and other illiberal forces. Far-right parties are gaining traction in Europe, Vladimir Putin tightens his grip on Russia and undermines democracy abroad, and America struggles with poisonous threats from the right and left.”

There are also the internal contradictions in what Trump appears to be doing, suggesting that a brighter future might not be on the horizon even if giving the Europeans a possibly deserved bloody nose over their refusal to spend money defending themselves provides some satisfaction. In the last week alone in Syria the White House has quietly renewed funding for the so-called White Helmets, a terrorist front group. It has also warned that it will take action against the Syrian government for any violation of a “de-escalation zone” in the country’s southwest that has been under the control of Washington. That means that the U.S., which is in Syria illegally, is warning that country’s legitimate government that it should not attempt to re-establish control over a region that was until recently ruled by terrorists.

And then there is also Donald Trump’s recent renunciation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), eliminating a successful program that was preventing nuclear proliferation on the part of Iran and replacing it with nothing whatsoever apart from war as a possible way of dealing with the potential problem. Indeed, Trump has been prepared to use military force on impulse, even when there is no clear casus belli. In Syria there have been two pointless cruise missile attacks and a trap set up to kill Russian mercenaries. Washington’s stated intention is to destabilize and replace President Bashar al-Assad while continuing the occupation of the Syrian oil fields. And in Afghanistan there are now more troops on the ground than there were on inauguration day together with no plan to bring them home. It is reported that the Pentagon has a twenty-year plan to finish the job but no one actually believes it will work.

The United States is constructing new drone bases in Africa and Asia. It also has a new military base in Israel which will serve as a tripwire for automatic American involvement if Israel goes to war and has given the green light to the Israeli slaughter of Palestinians. In Latin America, Washington has backed off from détente with Cuba and has been periodically threatening some kind of intervention in Venezuela. In Europe, it is engaged in aggressive war games on the Russian borders, most recently in Norway and Poland. The Administration has ordered increased involvement in Somalia and has special ops units operating – and dying – worldwide. Overall, it is hardly a return to the Garden of Eden.

And then there are the petty insults that do not behoove a great power. A friend recently attended the Russian National Day celebration at the embassy in Washington. He reported that the U.S. government completely boycotted the event, together with its allies in Western Europe and the anglosphere, resulting in sparse attendance. It is the kind of slight that causes attitudes to shift when the time comes for serious negotiating. It is unnecessary and it is precisely the sort of thing that Russian President Vladimir Putin is referring to when he asks that his country be treated with “respect.” The White House could have sent a delegation to attend the national day. Trump could have arranged it with a phone call, but he didn’t.

Winston Churchill once reportedly said that to “Jaw, jaw, jaw is better than war, war, war.” As one of the twentieth century’s leading warmongers, he may not have actually meant it, but in principle he was right. So let us hope for the best coming out of Singapore and also for the G-7 or what replaces it in the future. But don’t be confused or diverted by presidential grandstanding. Watch what else is going on outside the limelight and, at least for the present, it is not pretty.

 
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  1. Mishra says:

    The Establishment (which includes both major political parties) is furious that Trump may be defusing the (very real) nuclear threat from Kim for the price of a few plane tickets and dinners, while the Establishment was gung-ho for throwing away a few trillion dollars, hundreds of thousands of innocent lives, and our nation’s once-good reputation in the process of neutralizing Saddam Hussein, who didn’t even have any nukes to begin with. Yep, they’re sore all right.

    • Replies: @animalogic
    , @Sowhat
  2. Kirt says:

    Phil nails it as usual. Like him, I’m not very optimistic. Whether overall one approves or disapproves of Trump (and count me as a disapprover), it is obvious that most of the government is operating outside his control and this includes many of his own appointees. The continuities of US policy are far deeper than the apparent discontinuities.

  3. Olorin says:

    Who is he and what does he want to do?

    He is a guy who wants guys like you to keep asking questions like this.

    • Replies: @J Garbo
    , @Moi
    , @Charles Pewitt
  4. Alfa158 says:

    Imagine my astonishment that the pro-globalist group RDI is run by people named Appelbaum, Kristol, Hurwitz and Boot. Even some of my right wing friends who are Jewish are frustrated over how some of their leading co-religionists seem fixated on destroying a good thing.

    • Replies: @Dante
    , @Them Guys
    , @Dov
  5. anon[189] • Disclaimer says:

    Trump is capricious, changes his mind every 3 minutes.

  6. Against what or whom are we in Europe supposed to defend ourselves ?
    In my opinion: USA Deep State, NATO, the EU, and people like Soros.
    Already during the Cold War I saw it as a joke.
    A costly one, a dangerous one.
    Russian people never understood why the west saw them as a threat.

    The Dutch Golden Age was being in the middle of trade between the Baltic, that is, Russia, and the Iberian peninsula and France.
    The USA’s wars changed that, the Atlantic alliance.
    We now see what it means, Trump threatening Merkel on the pipeline to be built from Russia to Germany.
    He wants to sell us his expensive gas, 20% more expensive.

    It is interesting to see the present confusion in Europe, with so called political leaders, who never led, just followed Washington.
    The USA civil war, a political war, has grave repercussions, as quite a few writers predicted years ago, foreseeing the end of USA world power.
    Europe, the continent, borders on Asia, not on the USA.
    The British empire stretched eastwards, after N America liberated itself.
    Hitler’s eonomic expansion, eastwards.
    I wrote this before, I still think the analysis of prof Laslo Maracs of UVA Amsterdam to be correct, Trump, and his rich friends, understand that continuing to try to control the world will make them poor too.

    The USA is such a large geographic area, with such resources, that it hardly needs the rest of the world.
    The USA’s best years, in my opinion, were those between Versailles, and the coming of FDR into politics.

  7. MarkU says:

    “Trump’s vision would seem to include protection of core industries, existing demographics and cultural institutions combined with an end of “democratization,” which will result in an acceptance of foreign autocratic or non-conforming regimes as long as they do not pose military or economic threats.”

    I often wonder why Phil Giraldi includes such utter garbage in his otherwise sensible pieces.

    • Replies: @RVBlake
  8. Brabantian says: • Website

    Tho Philip Giraldi’s catalogue of Trump administration failings in foreign military adventurism and war-party posturing and killings is accurate -

    What is missing here, is confronting the myth that Trump could actually do much to oppose the USA Deep State war machine if he wanted to

    When more likely, Donald John Trump is a hostage, who faces either being killed or, more likely, removed from office under an impeachment farce, getting ‘hit’ as 4 of the last 10 US presidents have been hit (JFK shot, 1963: Ronald Reagan shot, 1981; Richard Nixon impeachment, ending 1974; Bill Clinton impeachment, ending 1999)

    The Deep State is quite in Trump’s face, and seems to have offered him the same ‘deal’ LBJ got in the 1960s … where LBJ or Trump could do a few things on the domestic policy front (Great Society / ‘America First’ on trade & immigration) … but needed to go along with the war machine, or be destroyed

    • Replies: @anonymous
  9. Another view on the same subject

    http://www.niallferguson.com/journalism/politics/wed-better-get-used-to-emperor-donaldus-trump

    Very clever of course as one would expect of Niall Ferguson even if he weren’t a Harvard Professor. But I would like PG to review and/or answer it.

    One thing about his invocation of Octavian/Augustus. It is really stretching things to see how Trump could follow through like Augustus even if there were no term limits and he was 30 years old.

    PS Apparently Ferguson is about to become a US citizen. Even presuming he doesn’t renounce his UK/EU citizenship why would he assume the burden of paying tax on his worldwide income etc?

    • Replies: @Escher
  10. @Mishra

    NbcGood comment, except this bit:
    “furious that Trump may be defusing the (very real) nuclear threat from Kim …”
    The threat from Kim is negligible. First, it assumes whatever weapons he has would actually work – & secondly betting his nation’s very existence on these weapons.
    Not even Kim is stupid/insane enough to believe he could use his weapons & not suffer 100% annihilation.
    These weapons are a bargaining chip – the value of which has been bloated out of all proportion by various foolish or self interested fear mongers.
    Short of leaving Kim no option other than the “Samson” option he will not use his nuclear weapons.
    My view, for what it’s worth, ignore NK if at all possible & let the two Korea’s get on with it. The Sth is not insane/stupid or cowardly: they can be trusted to sort out their own affairs.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  11. Tyrion 2 says: • Website

    Mr Giraldi,

    Do you have the children’s game “what’s the time Mr Wolf” in the US?

    Trump is playing it on every issue and he is a great player.

    Essentially, one person is nominated to be Mr Wolf (public outrage) and while everyone else (one of whom is Trump, a particularly daring kid) lines up on the grass perhaps 50 metres away.

    Mr Wolf then turns his back on the children and they call out “what’s the time Mr Wolf” to which he replies with a time i.e “5 o’clock.”

    They then take the number of steps as per the nymber of hours but vary their step length as to their bravery; for they aim to reach and grab Mr Wolf while he has his back to them, thereby winning (extinguishing the issue).

    The difficulty is that if he senses that they are too close (or is “awoken” by the media) then Mr Wolf will call out “dinner time”, instead of a number, and chase them back to the starting line to catch one player to replace him.

    Trump clearly has aims.

    The public even want to be caught – they are tired of being Mr Wolf.

    Nonetheless, Trump must always be careful not to get too close unless he can take the game in a fait accompli and grab the wolf in one turn.

    Also, as a cunning player, Trump has worked out that if he misjudges he can always take sneaky steps backwards before going on again.

    If my description fails you, do ask your friend. I’m sure she has a couple of kids and it’s pretty popular over here so she should know. Also, anyone familiar with the game would know that Trump is a natural.

    • Replies: @c matt
    , @Ray
  12. He is a basically decent guys’ guy who is too easily played by propaganda that tugs at his heart-strings. And do not for one minue the influence the neocons/generals have had on him; since 20 January 2017, there has been a figurative dagger pointed at his kidneys by the cabal running the show. Why do you thing the move to declassify all of the Kennedy papers has continued to be postponed?

    • Replies: @ploni almoni
  13. Europeans … possibly deserved bloody nose over their refusal to spend money defending themselves.

    We’d be happy to defend ourselves.

    P.S. You wouldn’t mind us building a few thousand nukes, would you?

  14. RVBlake says:
    @MarkU

    Yes, Yemen would seem to pose less of a “military or economic” threat than a couple of other nations in the Middle East close to Trump’s heart.

  15. Anonymous[518] • Disclaimer says:

    Having worked in The Swamp and also having met Trump personally one-one-one a decade ago, here’s my nuanced take on this.

    The Establishment & Deep State are straight-up demonic.
    Politicians in The Swamp are merely the Devil’s salesmen.
    Trump was sent by God. He is America’s last hope.

    • Replies: @Jake
    , @Moi
    , @Moi
    , @mcohen
  16. Jake says:

    Short of declaring martial law and detaining about 3000 of the most important Neocons, as well as having previously taken care of major Deep State issues in the CIA and FBI, in order to free his hands and reduce the probability of being stabbed in the back, thereby enabling him to refashion America from the great imperialist bull-boy into a much better example to the world, how else can Trump undo the foreign policy nightmare he inherited?

    It has to be by fits and starts, and quick redirection.

    Of course, Trump’s life says he is unpredictable and can be turned around and easily distracted.

    • Replies: @Johnny Rico
  17. Jake says:
    @Anonymous

    “Having worked in The Swamp and also having met Trump personally one-one-one a decade ago, here’s my nuanced take on this.

    The Establishment & Deep State are straight-up demonic.”

    No doubt about that one

    “Politicians in The Swamp are merely the Devil’s salesmen.”

    No doubt about that one.

    “Trump was sent by God. He is America’s last hope.”

    We’ll see if that is true.

  18. anonymous[340] • Disclaimer says:
    @Brabantian

    Why are you whitewashing LBJ by implying that the “Great Society” was counter-Establishment and (maybe I misunderstand) of benefit to our country?

  19. Moi says:
    @Anonymous

    Not exactly a multicultural cabal that.

  20. Moi says:
    @Anonymous

    Did you mean to say he is America’s last dope?

    • Replies: @c matt
  21. Trump is not in control of his administration. And his influence is minimal in his party. So attributing current events to Trump, be they positive or negative, is difficult.

    It would appear that Trump is in fact a Nationalist everywhere except the Middle East where he is a reckless and rabid Zionist. That could change on the other side of a summit with Putin.

    I like to think that Trump understands that he can prosper in cooperation/competition with Russia and China or perish fighting them. No great intelligence is required for this understanding. Nor does it take a genius to recognize the insanity inherent in the desire to rule the world by force of arms.

    In any case, I will prefer Trump to his enemies until I have a better option.

  22. Trump is not a free man, he is under Zionist control as is the U.S. gov and actually the U.S. may well be called an Israeli colony with the Zionist owned and controlled FED and IRS controlling the people of America and have been since the Zionist creation of the FED and IRS in 1913.

    America is being used and abused and stripped of everything by Israel and the zionists who control every facet of the U.S. gov and when they are done America will be left a destroyed country overran with illegal immigrants and a military that has been used as an Israeli proxy army to destroy the ME , all of this for the zionist goal of a One World Government.

    JFK was the last patriot POTUS and that is why the zionists had him taken out and the same holds true for RFK and JFK jr. , and Israel and the zionist controlled deep state did 911 and every thinking American knows it.

    • Replies: @Paul C.
  23. heh, one of the demands of the trade war with china is that china open up it’s stock market for speculators :))) the 49% rule for FDI be lifted and open china up for corporate exploitation :)))

    think xi da da is stupid enough for that?

    all the bullshit about trade deficit is just that, bullshit.

  24. J. V. says:

    One good friend even puts a positive spin on Trump’s insulting behavior towards America’s traditional allies at the recent G-7 meeting in Canada. She observes that Trump’s basic objections were that Washington is subsidizing the defense of a wealthy Europe and thereby maintaining unnecessarily a relationship that perpetuates a state of no-war no-peace between Russia and the West. And the military costs exacerbate some genuine serious trade imbalances that damage the U.S. economy.

    Regarding the “defense of a wealthy Europe,” is the reason behind this the two rival pipelines below:

    TAPI and IPI pipelines, Rival pipelines, i.e., NATO-allies Versus Russia

    Map 2: Proposed Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) Gas Pipeline
    2.17 MB

    Map 3: The Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) Gas Pipeline

    https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/pipeline-through-troubled-land

    And also the proposed pipeline running through the BALKANS (12 new US-allies military bases in Europe), i.e. the AMBO (ALBANIA-MAKEDONIA-BULGARIA-OUZBEKISTAN) pipeline of Bondsteel, KOSOVO?

  25. You’re kidding, right?

  26. and has given the green light to the Israeli slaughter of Palestinians.

    I quit reading after that. Israel has the right to defend herself and it is utter idiocy to pretend that the militants, who have sworn to destroy Israel, are simply trying to get what is theirs.

  27. J Garbo says:
    @Olorin

    Why does no-one understand? This POTUS follows the DS script, like all the MCs since LBJ, except RMN, who got shafted. The whole US political charade is predictable even to the slow.
    Does anyone believe DS would allow a Mafia punk to run the US? As Chomsky says, Trump’s just a distraction. Totalitarianism isn’t so bad if you don’t too many questions. Change channels until it suits.

  28. Heros says:

    Its all just a show, like the moon landing. Trump was vetted, just like all the other candidates. He did not just do this on his own, clearly he had rich and powerful jews covering his back. If he isn’t a Crypto-jew, he is as good as one.

    The truth is that Trump is no more calling the shots than ‘Shrub was.

    Since the Democrat party has belonged to Jewish Power (JP) since Roosevelt, and since Trump clearly is a Zionist himself, any controversy involving anything important for Jews is just for show.

    Take Gaza. Or support for ISIS. Or BDS. Or financial support for Israel. In these cases both sides are always united, neither Trump nor Hillary have any wiggle room. It is only when it is Goyish problems that they are allowed some leeway.

    I cannot believe that Trump would be allowed to threaten the US dollar hegemony, in effect since Bretton Woods, by something as shortsighted as a trade war. Therefore I conclude that this trade war will be good for the jews. It will create multiple opportunities for profit by money changers, especially those ones on the inside.

    I would bet that much more than 2% of the worlds gold is in Jewish hands. If Trump attempts to balance the US trade deficit, or anything close to balancing it, the rest of the world will land in a dollar deflation and economic depression. By using US power to force balanced trade, this is what Trump would be doing.

    Poorer countries would be forced from the oil markets due to a lack of us dollars, and at some point gold would be a likely candidate for use as a universally recognized money for international trade. Along the path, fortunes would be made, especially if you knew what the next twist was going to be.

    It also would likely tie in with implementation of Noahide laws, the third temple, and the mark of the beast.

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @WorkingClass
  29. Dante says:
    @Alfa158

    Yes you are correct, Always Jewish names involved

  30. @anon

    it’s called a feint in boxing, keeps the less bright people off balance. In Trump’s world, pretty much everyone is less bright, he’s way out in front, playing the long game. Think Ali and rope-a-dope for another metaphor.

  31. CanSpeccy says: • Website

    Will the Real Donald Trump Please Stand Up?
    Who is he and what does he want to do?

    A revealing sub-title. If you have to ask, you really are lost.

    And I love the statement:

    One good friend even puts a positive spin on Trump’s insulting behavior towards America’s traditional allies at the recent G-7 meeting in Canada.

    LOL. Canada’s state broadcaster, the CBC, has been insulting Trump daily and even hourly since long before he was elected president. Trump simply waited for the moment of greatest impact before responding in kind.

    • Agree: BenKenobi
    • Replies: @Sowhat
  32. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Heros

    Is the Beast who makes his Mark a friend of the whore of Babylon and the scarlet woman?

    Where does he make his Mark?

  33. Don’t forget that 19th century nationalism led to WWI, which led to Hitler’s revisionism, which led to WWII, which led to the cold war, which led to Putin’s revisionism. The US didn’t succeed in keeping out of any of those fights.

    • Replies: @Ace
    , @SolontoCroesus
  34. @Felix Krull

    Exactly.
    Ever so exactly.
    Half a dozen for the shitty little country and a few dozen for the dog that’s wagged by its tail.

    Make that a dozen for the shitty little country so they understand we mean business.

  35. @Quartermaster

    Please do waste people’s time with hasbarat elsewhere,

    Thank you.

  36. @Quartermaster

    I quit reading after that. Israel has the right to defend herself

    Were you expecting Giraldi to shill for Israel or something? Interesting. Anyway, only propaganda victims fall for the Israel “defending herself” BS. How many casualties on the Israeli side of the wall ( btw it is not a border between states as you well know)? That’s right zero. No rockets from Hamas either. Your “brave” snipers deliberately murdering doctors and nurses helping fellow Palestinians wounded by your “defense” force…must make you very proud. You guys have been staring into the abyss for so long that you’re becoming more like the national socialist regime, which slaughtered so many of your people, as each year passes. Hate atrophies the soul.

    The reason Israel has to go all out on the propaganda front (overt and covert) is simple: the truth is not on your side. No reasonable person with two neurons to rub together would mistake the wholesale slaughter and relentless persecution of the Palestinian people as anything but the sadistic actions of a society consumed by hatred and self-righteousness. Hence, the steady flow of disinformation and lies masking the reality of how eternal victim Israel is “defending” itself from natural born killers, such as extremely dangerous unarmed medics, by shooting them with dum dum rounds from several hundred feet away. Give it up buddy, you don’t have a leg to stand on here.

    • Replies: @Wally
  37. @Felix Krull

    YOU personally might be willing to build a meaningful defense, but most of your fellows over there are not. Surely you know that.

    Hell, most if the European peoples won’t even protect their own wives and daughters from rape, groping, intimidation, assault, and constant harassment by the Africans and Arabs who have been invited to take over.

    Don’t bother saying that Europeans are willing to defend themselves. It’s obviously false. Kinda like saying that the us gov just wants peace.

    • Replies: @Felix Krull
  38. @Quartermaster

    They do indeed. So…let them defend themselves, using their own resources. Why do we have to subsidize them? Or anyone else for that matter. Trump is correct at least to the extent that the time has come for America to declare once and for all that the gravy train has stopped running, not only for Israel but for the rest of what we still call (rather archaically) “the West.”

    • Replies: @Druid
    , @Z-man
  39. joe webb says:

    the constant of Trump’s support of Israel, no matter what, the constant of anti-immigration here at home, the apparent constant of support for East European anti-immigration, the constant of anti Liberalism, here at home, and the constant of economic nationalism ( maybe not so constant ), and the trickle down GOP supply side economics, pretty much defines Trump from a rational point of view. The old GOP economics is stale, but holds for now. Recession’s time table of the ten year cycle is ticking away, and wages still stink, which leads to failure of Demand to sustain….etc.

    Then there is his attitude toward Russia, which I cannot define. It seems to be Israel-First in the Middle East, but pro-Russia outside of that, a support of Russian nationalism culturally.

    Russia is a second or third rate power economically. China is the only real threat to us, and Trump probably gets that.

    It does not serve rational discussion to call Trump insane and the rest of it. I am surprised at Geraldi for using these emotion-laden words.

    Israel is a fact of political and religious life for our Protestant country obsessed with the OT and Jews.
    If one accepts that as an irrational given, then more rational discussion is possible with regard to Trump.

    The Dem Party base is not as “crazy” as the left media, the blacks, etc. This should all become more clear after the election when the Dems reveal how much their general base registers its feelings, and thoughts hopefully.

    As I have stated from time to time, Palestinians pay for our sins. Ditto the Arabs in general. But it must be recognized that the Jewish Wars are good-for-Whites both in Europe and here. Muzzie failure and violence in Europe is wising-up White folks real fast.

    So, maybe Trump has method in his madness. The goal is to save White and Christian Civilization, and the Jews, in a weird way, are assisting in this effort.

    Various Enemies must be prioritized and seen in rank order, especially in realistic political terms.

    Joe Webb

    • Replies: @Dharna
    , @anonymous
    , @Ace
  40. Trump is quite an interesting case… no doubt that he has woken so many people up to the threats facing the West. On war he is still a neo con but better than Clinton.

    I have no regrets supporting him.

    My favourite saying is this: if you spend too long waiting on a perfect saviour, there will be nothing left to save.

    • Replies: @Wally
  41. Wally says:
    @Lincoln Blockface Squarebeard III

    said:
    “you’re becoming more like the national socialist regime, which slaughtered so many of your people,”

    Except that is not true, you have taken the bait. There is no proof for this alleged & impossible ‘slaughter of Jews’.

    Agreed: ‘Israel’, “that shitty little country”, is parasitical & dangerous.

    The ’6M Jews, 5M others, & gas chambers’ are laughable, scientifically impossible frauds.
    see the ‘holocaust’ scam debunked here: http://codoh.com
    No name calling, level playing field debate here:http://forum.codoh.com

    • Replies: @Sowhat
  42. Wally says:
    @UrbaneFrancoOntarian

    Indeed.

    The alternative was Hillary. I’ll take Trump any day.

    • Agree: Z-man
  43. Dharna says:
    @joe webb

    You are completely mistaken – ‘Jewish Wars’ create the flood of murderous refugees that will overwhelm Europe. Which is to say that ‘the Jews’, in a fairly mundane way, are ensuring the destruction of white Christian civilization.

    • Agree: Druid
    • Replies: @anonymous
    , @joe webb
  44. Miro23 says:

    Put all this together and it looks like Trump is clearing the decks for action against Iran.

    Iran is the big issue and it’s the neo-con voice that matters. Trump can now be friendly with Russia because Netanyahu has apparently done some deal with Putin over Syria/Iran.

  45. anonymous[372] • Disclaimer says:
    @joe webb

    The goal is to save White and Christian Civilization, and the Jews, in a weird way, are assisting in this effort.

    LOL!

    You are of the seeing blind… the soon-to-be known (as your rotten soul gets sucked out) fact is, there is no saving the pagan enemies of true monotheism, the evil racist Chrazzie/Juden/godless scum. You degenerates are the accursed, “assisting” each other with your deranged psycho-necrophiliac tendencies.

    Heck, even an eternity of the most unimaginable torment in the lowest rungs of hellfire would seem inadequate for your satanic evil… but then, I guess it’ll have to do. ;)

    • Replies: @joe webb
  46. “There are also the internal contradictions in what Trump appears to be doing, suggesting that a brighter future might not be on the horizon even if giving the Europeans a possibly deserved bloody nose over their refusal to spend money defending themselves provides some satisfaction”

    i am recalling your days at TAC here. trying to understand the situational dynamics of this president is very tough going. Largely because for nearly three years anyone trying to get a grip of the current president has ad to plow through mountains of nonsense. The god was so think that by the time one got through it there was no way to actually sit down and comprehend his policy or who, what or how and how they were developed and how they might impact anything.

    not only was it a challenge defending him and supporting his policies, one found themselves having to defend why they were defending him and challenging the notions that any biblical leaning individual wasn’t going to Hades – forthwith as result.

    Frankly, I am tired, and this president has not made the job of defending him easier. what concerns are the huge breaks

    1. not killing daca was a huge slap in the face

    2. firing missiles in Syria, even to placate the holders of damoclese’s sword — twice is only futhr irritated by his support for maintaining troops violating syrian sovereignty.

    3. no reason to end the iranian agreement minus any violation as per the agreement — said with no love loss between myself and iran

    4. i don’t think near enough has been done to insure economic best practices are maintained. a rise in the stock market based on more government spending in my view is band aide fixin’s and not beneficial in the long term

    5. he has continued to mistake military power for military expansion – they are not the same thing.

    6. immigration should be a no brainer — and yet —– our porous border is the number one threat to our sovereignty 00 I will continue to stand where i came in — it iks a low level serious war — that if left to liberals, christians, and no border advocates will destroy what it means to live in the US. caterwauling about hyperbole — is ineffective.

    7. I appreciate europe, but their near panic about US expectations that take on more of their own security is strange.

    8. Why sometimes overly abrasive, I appreciate the president speaking his mind as long as it is his mind, not just his emotions.

    9. There can be no complaints about n. korea. again, no chess required — simplicity.

    10. all in all — good woks for not getting impeached, jailed, or ending the planet as was contended by his opponents. Extra points for squashing the “sky is falling” panic stricken.

  47. Moi says:
    @Olorin

    There is no real Donald Trump, he’s just a character from a tv show.

    • Replies: @Sowhat
  48. @Heros

    Its all just a show, like the moon landing. Trump was vetted, just like all the other candidates.

    So Trump and Mueller are on the same team? I don’t think so.

  49. c matt says:

    That means that the U.S., which is in Syria illegally, is warning that country’s legitimate government that it should not attempt to re-establish control over a region that was until recently ruled by terrorists.

    Finally, the War on Terror is paying dividends – we have learned to establish “no-go zones” within a host country through illegal presence! Of course, we didn’t need to go half-way around the world to figure it out – just check out Dearbonistan in our own back yard.

  50. anonymous[372] • Disclaimer says:
    @Dharna

    flood of murderous refugees

    All just a deceitful bogey. The evil white racists are obviously executing a false flag operation here, using “muslim-named” criminals, to stem the tide of the unwanted.

    When one looks into some of the groups who are lending credibility to this false flag operation, the deceit becomes more clear. E.g. the western co-opted, Quilliam… and other westernised “muslim journalists.”

    The evil white satanist, the master of false flag operations.

    • Replies: @Dharna
  51. Paul C. says:
    @DESERT FOX

    Trump is not a free man, he is under Zionist control as is the U.S. gov and actually the U.S. may well be called an Israeli colony with the Zionist owned and controlled FED and IRS controlling the people of America and have been since the Zionist creation of the FED and IRS in 1913.

    That’s how I see it as well. A small group of people control not only the currency of the US, but every nation. When you control the money (or fiat currency) you control EVERYTHING. The US is fully controlled by a clique who openly seeks world domination and hates Christians. The governments of the world are thus controlled and at war with “the people”. The Bible refers to them as the “Synagogue of Satan”.

    Trump is most definitely on a leash. JFK figured this out and was seeking to reverse course on Israel (and their lobby), The Federal Reserve and war in general.

    • Replies: @DESERT FOX
  52. Z-man says:

    Trump wants to be Trump but he is penned in by his billionaire Zionist backers and even his weird son in law, so his policies are neurotic. His behavior towards other world leaders is crude and low class most of the time but it serves a purpose in defending American interests. And yes TDS (Trump Derangement Syndrome) is rampant all over the owned media and owned politics and just for that I have to be a Trumpster, but his Zionist First policies are problematical.

  53. Art says:
    @Quartermaster

    Israel has the right to defend herself

    Assassinating 13 year-old boys is not defense – it is offence. They are murdering Palestinians on Palestinian land.

    The rest of the world has a right to defend itself against Zionist fascist coercion.

    Disgust and disrespect for the Jew is growing. Trouble is coming their way.

    Think Peace — Do no Harm — Art

    • Agree: Z-man
    • Replies: @Liberty Mike
  54. c matt says:
    @Tyrion 2

    Never heard of it over here, but there is a somewhat similar game we played in our youth known as “red light green light.” At least in the version with which I am familiar, the “Mr. Wolf” would call out “green light” at which point the other players would advance toward him, and then Mr. Wolf would turn to face them saying “red light” and the players would have to freeze. If caught moving, the player would return to the starting line. Similar concept – perhaps the DS is Mr. Wolf, and Trump is trying not to get caught moving towards it.

    • Replies: @Tyrion 2
  55. c matt says:
    @Moi

    He is, as the kids say, “dope” for sure.

    But if you are alluding to a perceived lack of intelligence, unfortunately, even if your perception were accurate, no, he is not America’s last dope by far. There are far too many in the halls of Academentia, the Pollutical halls of power. Many of whom, praise God, will one day be incarcerated or better, doing Mussolini impersonations from the lamposts nearest East Capitol and 1st Streets.

  56. anon[286] • Disclaimer says:

    Sorry, Donald Trump can’t call you back, he’s too busy changing his mind…on everything.

  57. c matt says:
    @WorkingClass

    Agree – although he does seem to have enough influence with the great unwashed to create a sort of Mexican standoff for now among the various factions vying for control. I do get the sense that the DS has some concern with JFKaying him outright, hence the comically frantic impeachment attempts.

  58. c matt says:
    @Quartermaster

    I now understand why you are only a quarter master. Your other three quarters are mastered by (((someone else))).

    • Replies: @Liberty Mike
  59. joe webb says:
    @Dharna

    I thought I made it clear that the migrant invasion of Europe, aided and abetted by jews, is forcing Europeans to wake-up. I guess I was too subtle.

    Ditto the Trump/jew Jewish Wars in the ME. Kind of a homeopathic remedy. Send Muzzies to Europe to combat Muzzies. Like cures like. muzzie invasion, muzzies expelled

    Europe also gets a taste of low IQ ….muzzies in the same league as our blacks…both with average IQs at 85.

    Egypt has the lowest IQ at 81, parked as it is next to Sudan or whatever, whereby a little genetic enrichment by Africans has placed Egypt at the bottom. of the Arab countries. You may have noticed how dark many Egyptians are. ( Richard Lynn numbers )

    • Replies: @Dharna
  60. joe webb says:
    @anonymous

    …are you finished? Take a deep breath.

  61. EagleEyeX says:
    @Quartermaster

    Ohhh ….fuck off quarter master. Right to defend itself! Go fuck yourself ….if has no right to be there in the first place and has maimed and murdered countless to do so. Get a life asshole and your murderous criminal brothers.

    • Replies: @Druid
  62. @Paul C.

    Reco these two books , JFK the CIA and Vietnam by Col. L. Fletcher Prouty and The Committee of 300 by John Coleman a former MI6 and their videos on youtube.

    • Replies: @Paul C.
  63. @Olorin

    Who is he and what does he want to do?

    He is a guy who wants guys like you to keep asking questions like this.

    Turning and turning in the widening gyre

    The falcon cannot hear the falconer;

    Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;

    Trumpy must keep the rice bowls full while making shadows on the wall.

    https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/second-coming

  64. Trumpy knows the American Empire croaks under the unpayable burden of paying for the baby boomer retirement.

    The pension and health care costs of the baby boomers will necessitate the re-deployment of the American Empire out of Germany, Japan, South Korea and the Middle East.

    The American Empire will implement an offshore regional balancer strategy.

    Trumpy knows that the only thing preventing a global financial implosion is money printing from the globalized central banks.

    Young people increasingly understand the inter-generational violence that is central banking and monetary extremism. The most vile and greasily disgusting is the money-grubber English assholes suggesting that they are giving the young a “hand up on the housing ladder” when these same limey pricks are using mass immigration and monetary extremism to dramatically increase housing costs in England. Perfidious Albion in action against their own people. We’re doing the same damn thing to the young in the United States. Human nature at its worst, sneakily attacking the young while you’re claiming to help them.

    Trumpy comes out of the New York City Finance — Insurance — Real Estate(FIRE) business sector.

    Trumpy will be the president to kill the European Union and the European Central Bank.

    Trumpy will kill the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Washington and Jackson would allow NATO to go dodo, Trumpy will too.

    Trumpy knows it’s all about DEBT and DEMOGRAPHY

    Debt and Demography are all about monetary extremism and mass immigration.

  65. Tyrion 2 says: • Website
    @c matt

    It is the public that is Mr Wolf. “Deep state” is a misnomer for the permanent bureaucracy. They and the media are constantly telling the public that Trump has overstepped his bounds. They do this to create outrage that they hope will become Trump’s “Katrina moment”, and that the outraged public will then eat Trump. So far, Trump is proving himself extraordinarily adept at avoiding this. His walk backs of ideas we support are clearly when he senses that the media has riled Mr Wolf too much so he has to make a bit more space for himself.

  66. chris says:
    @Felix Krull

    wouldn’t mind us building a few thousand nukes, would you?

    No, not at all ! Go right ahead, knock yourself out ! (literally)

    Just kidding, of course the deep state won’t let you arm yourselves, because then you’d become a partner and that won’t be tolerated; look how sportively they’ve taken Russia’s initiatives in that direction.

    BTW, who would you be arming yourself against ?

  67. Sowhat says:
    @Mishra

    If Trump has his way and not the Establishment’s way, there will be a historic Peace and, like Germany, they’ll unify but Washington and South Korea will never tollerate Communism so this will be interesting to watch.
    It’s obvious that the propaganda that the leftist MSM spews out, daily, is having its effect on Mr. Geraldo and I understand because it takes some effort to resist their incessant lies. Everyone knows what happens when one listens to a ever-repeated lie…It becomes your truth. So using the term “Trump Derangement Syndrome” is disconcerting since I usually like what Mr. G provides to read.
    I had great hope when I voted for Trump. He let everyone know, up front, that people would be left scratching their heads. You won’t second guess him. I truly believe that a lot of his bluster is part of the “Deal” making.
    For instance, it was reported that the volley of 50 or so super high tech missiles was “off target” OR were they? The runway was damaged and inhabitants were largely left aside. Trump said he wanted us out of the ME but he loves his Generals and he doesn’t want to become a statistic so I speculate that he has to do some of the “When in Rome, do as the Romans do” routine for now.
    Trump’s rough edges and floundering use of the English language is more reality show grand-standing. He has a disdain for Political Correctnesss because he knows that, even in his position, it’s the way the Establishment controls. He wants them to understand that, he knows what their psychology is all about.
    He may not have full control over everything but, he has a game plan and he IS executing.
    I’m even beginning to enjoy his blather because I’m still holding on to hope.

    • Replies: @Liberty Mike
    , @Z-man
  68. @Sowhat

    Why would you repose any confidence, faith, and trust in a man who is:

    (1) a carnival barker;

    (2) a congenital liar;

    (3) a serial bankrupt;

    (4) a crony-capitalist;

    (5) a guy who has a well earned reputation for stiffing carpenters, plumbers, plasterers, electricians, and other tradesmen, along with small contractors;

    (6) a guy who consistently attempts to distance himself from those with whom he was associated, and who assisted him, including the likes of Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort and Roger Stone;

    (7) a guy who has surrounded himself with ((( them )));

    (8) a guy who has proven to be a fiscally irresponsible spend thrift;

    (9) a guy who has appointed an array of crude, creepy, swamp creatures; and

    (10) a narcissistic blowhard

    • Replies: @TruthtellerAryan
  69. @Art

    Quarter Master is a Hebrew Helper – just like Donald J. Trump.

    • Replies: @Druid
  70. Dharna says:
    @joe webb

    Since you didn’t notice, I don’t accept the idea that Europe is ‘waking up.’ The average Euro is still quite in favor of mass immigration and extreme hostile to anyone who disagrees. This will not change.

    • Agree: donut
    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @anarchyst
  71. renfro says:

    Watch what else is going on outside the limelight and, at least for the present, it is not pretty.

    Yep…….the public’s fascination with Trump the MadMouth blinds them to what is actually being done……and the media keeps them entertained with the circus.

  72. Dharna says:
    @anonymous

    You’re right that Muslim crime is often exaggerated but there many are very angry and eager to resort to violence, which is not to say that they are in the wrong…

  73. @RadicalCenter

    Hell, most if the European peoples won’t even protect their own wives and daughters from rape, groping, intimidation, assault, and constant harassment by the Africans and Arabs who have been invited to take over.

    Try looking up the US statistics on inter-racial rape. And as opposed to Europe, your wives and daughters are being raped by people with bigger dicks than you. And all your journalists, your academics and your politicians bow before your Negro overlords, and you have no choice but to sing from their hymn sheet if you want to keep your job.

    Don’t bother saying that Europeans are willing to defend themselves.

    So-called right-wing parties are skyrocketing in the polls all over the continent. In three months’ time, the Swedish parliament will be manned by thirty percent Sweden Democrats – technically a white nationalist party. America doesn’t even have a nationalist party and is struggling to put a few Trumpers in Congress.

    IOW, America is more cucked than Sweden. Much more.

    • Replies: @CONservativPow
  74. @jilles dykstra

    You seem to be an optimist. I don’t think degenerate US elites have the smarts to see the obvious. They are leading the Empire to the precipice of a painful crash, and don’t seem to understand what they are doing. No enemy did as much damage to the US as its elites and its bought and paid for governments.
    Also, a bit of geographical correction: Europe is no more than a peninsula on the Asian continent, like India or Indo-China. Europe-centric world is gone, so we should switch to unbiased geography.

  75. Art says:

    Its founders include the redoubtable Max Boot, The Washington Post’s Anne Appelbaum, the inevitable Bill Kristol, and Richard Hurwitz of Council on Foreign Relations. RDI’s website predictably calls for “fresh thinking” and envisions “the best minds from different countries com[ing] together for both broad and discrete projects in the service of liberty and democracy in the West and beyond.”

    What a joke – they will service world Jewocray – where democracy is impudent – controlled by contributionocracy.

    With the US government serving Israel in the ME – Syria will be partitioned – Yemen destroyed – Iran starved into capitulation.

    But Trumpy is also destroying globalism and multinationalism. He is facing up to China. He is making “the forces of big” smaller. The big overarching collective “Western Deep State” sees Trumpy as the enemy.

    Other than his devotion to Javanka and Israel and Jews – Trumpy is the ultimate American individual.

    Individualism is good – smaller is better — other than the ME – Go Trumpy.

    Think Peace — Do No Harm — Maintain Hope, Love, Truth, & Idealism — Art

    p.s. I call him Trumpy because his character is that of selfish petulant little mouthy brat. He has some good traits also.

    p.s. The brat does not like nukes – if he wins in 2020 – look for him to go after the world’s nukes, to limit them in a big way.

  76. @Dharna

    Unfortunately, you are right. Europe is committing suicide, and it cannot be talked out of it.

  77. @The Alarmist

    There is absolutely nothing in the Kennedy papers.

    • Replies: @Milton
  78. Z-man says:
    @Sowhat

    TDS (Trump Derangement Syndrome) is being used by Phil Giraldi here, I believe, to make fun of the anti Trump crowd not Trump. IMHO

    • Replies: @Sowhat
  79. Patricus says:
    @jilles dykstra

    You are right about the best years of the US. Since Roosevelt we continue to have a cumbersome federal bureaucracy. Ultimately increasing government debts will force the collapse of centralized government and America will thrive.

    And I agree we should forget about hostilities with Russia. They are very much like Europeans and Americans. Trump seems to get that despite his many flaws.

  80. Tony says:

    Trump is a genius. Youre the idiot. I’m talking to you giraldi.

  81. Sowhat says:
    @Z-man

    Thanks. It didn’t really fit with the st of the narrative. I simply didn’t g re asp that and you are correct.

  82. utu says:

    OT: Mr. GIRALDI, You often write about Zionist and Jewish power in the US. JFK’s administration was the last one that tried to resits the Zionists. The DOJ under RFK put up a good fight against the Zionist lobby. I wonder if any honest historian wrote about his effort and how JFK’s assassination need it. One could start even here: http://www.israellobby.org/azcdoj/ are some documents

  83. Sowhat says:
    @Moi

    LOL
    YOU are correct. All that comes to mind as I write this is the look on Little Bush’s face. When “caught by surprise” in the school classroom as he received the “We’re under attack” news on 9/11. And the look on the same puppets face when the Iraqi newsman threw his shoe (a huge insult in the ME) at him. LOL

  84. Sowhat says:
    @Wally

    There’s a video in which a man shows newspaper articles from all over the world starting on 1909, appealing to the world, especially England and the United States, for money to “save the six million starving Despora in Eastern Europe…and on and on, one after another article using that majic number. All the articles obviously legit. My minds made up. Masters od Deception.

    • Agree: Z-man, Druid
  85. @Jake

    “Trump’s life says he is unpredictable and can be turned around and easily distracted.”

    His life has led him to the Presidency of the United States. It is more likely that the opposite of what you believe is the case.

    Try again.

  86. @WorkingClass

    I have come to this conclusion

    1. His foreign policy is by large parts shaped by the Israeli far-right. The reason why Trump has approach North Korea seems to be a mix of “show” and cut its relationship to Iran and the emerging union of Asiatic countries that care more for their own interests than the Israeli.

    2. His slight protectionist policy and opposition to mass-immigration seems to be for a reason. I think that Trump believes that people need to be loyal to the elite and impoverished white Americans that see their country turn into a third world slum will not be very enthusiastic or very loyal. I do not think he will rebuild anything in United States but he will give regular white Americans at least some hope that will help him to be reelected and continue with his pro-Israel agenda. He is slightly supportive for the populist and nationalist right in the Europe but only countries and parties that he may reach a deal with on Israel.

    I think this is the reason why he left the U.N. council of human rights. Benjamin Netanyahu is obviously very happy about it. It is clear that Trump will allow “Greater Israel” (meaning annexing the West Bank) to happen. What do Trump gain from withdrawing from the U.N. council of human rights? Well, I guess not much other than that he can point out that they are “enemies” of Israel. His border control scheme is basically just to get funding for parts of his wall. In the end the liberals and “conservatives” will make a deal and Trump will fold and get very little out of it but at least something he can show his voters.

    However, it is clear that the people active in the liberal world order hates Trump. He is an obstructionist as they believe they can both turn Western countries into something similar to Mexico while help expanding Israeli borders. The Israeli far-right do not think the liberal world order is helps them fast enough so that is why they in part support Trump.

    In the end Trumps greatest victories will have been for the behalf of Israel.

  87. Bliss says:

    The subject of Donald Trump inevitably came up and my friend said that he was torn between describing Trump as a genius or as an idiot, but was inclined to lean towards genius. He explained that Trump was willy-nilly establishing a new world order

    Trump’s genius is not bookish genius or STEM genius. It is real world genius that no written test can measure.

  88. @Felix Krull

    It is not only Sweden that see the rise of the broader “alternative right” in almost all European countries although it is expressed differently. The only exception is United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain and Portugal. The voters in United Kingdom wanted out of the European Union and by 2019 they are officially out and will not take part in the European Parliamentary elections. Portugal and Spain sees the rise of the radical-left but I wonder how successful they will be. The people of Ireland have still few incentives to vote against their liberal elites but it will happen within a decade. Donald Trump will be gone from politics in 2024 and the liberals will kill his legacy and GOP will sweep out the Trump republicans. Their revenge will be gruesome. I do think Trump Jr. will run for office. He is socially smarter person but he is also very generic. Politically, he is a populist just like his old man but maybe a lesser Zionist if that matters. In the end we are fucked regardless if we are American or European. You cannot replace the liberal world order so long you do not control the White House and the U.S. congress.

  89. why is everyone in doubt about Trump?
    Incredible!
    Trump is a capitalist is he not..an arch capitalist. as such what can he do..or will he do… to mitigate the ravages of capitalism on the planet?

    nothing that’s what..rather streamline capitalism..make it leaner, sharper and more sophisticated, and a whole lot meaner in effecting the capitalist program in the world. in fact that is what I see Trump doing..streamlining late stage capitalism to save it and move forward with the capitalist program.

    who would have any doubts about Trump if they understood capitalism, what trump represents? no american president could possibly be looking in any other direction. any change from capitalist/imperial america will have to come from below, from the ordinary people..not from on high, the white house and its occupant and the party he represents, at any time

    Trump is ready for anything and everything, is doing any and everything that has been and is customary america in the world..beating up on poor helpless countries, invading and terrorizing nations, heartless murder of thousands routinely. Trump is insulting peoples and threatening everyone, dropping bombs and flying missiles by the ton

    Trump is not a crazy as Hillary and he appears to see Putin as the capitalist that Putin is, and is seeking to rope Putin into the american global capitalist program. Trump appears to be trying to absorb Russia by way of Putin. maybe he thinks he can offer Putin a prize Putin would accept for selling out Russia, giving Russia over to the west to consume, clearing the way for the total absorption of the world. removing the Russian opposition that has thwarted the west to this point.

    or maybe to make a deal with Russia to partner in the sharing of the planet between America/West, Russia and China..a way to absorb the elites of the world into a sold class exploiting the planet, ultimately into a Brave New World project

    from the interest of the rest of the planet Trump seems to me simply a regular american president with all the fixins…likely worse as, we will surely see in time than all who have gone before him. I dont see why there is any doubt at all about who and what Trump is..and Mr Giraldi is quite right, accurate and proper to advise as he does

    • Replies: @EliteCommInc.
  90. Druid says:
    @Prester John

    Trump means everybody but Israel!

  91. Milton says:
    @ploni almoni

    If there was “absolutely nothing in the Kennedy papers” as you assert, then there would be no reason for Trump to reclassify them as top secret for reasons of “national security” and to protect the “names and addresses” of individuals still alive. If JFK was actually assassinated by the “lone nut” Lee Harvey Oswald, then there would be no threat to national security by releasing those documents over 50 years after “case closed” on the “lone nut.”

    By resealing these records, Trump proves he was either Deep State all along or has been hopelessly compromised by them.

    Every President since JFK has been a fake President. America has been under a curse since November 22, 1963 and the only way to reverse the curse is for the Deep State to repent and tell the truth.

  92. @Liberty Mike

    You are absolutely right. His camp is swamped!!!
    The “swamp”, “we don’t want to fight useless wars”, was just what a typical con artist would do…. he’s back with the people he grew up with, you know… the tribe

  93. Druid says:
    @EagleEyeX

    Well said! Eloquent for has barista like this quarterbrain!

  94. Druid says:
    @Liberty Mike

    Or maybe just a hebe himself, with all the lying that being one entails

  95. Them Guys says:
    @Alfa158

    Here’s a few more of their co-religionists with their true thoughts and ideals.

    “To communicate anything to a Goy about our religious relations would be equal to the killing of all Jews, for if the Goyim knew what we teach about them, they would kill us openly.”
    — The Talmud: Libbre David 37

    “The modern Jew is the product of the Talmud.”
    — Michael Rodkinson, in preface of Babylonian Talmud, page XI.

    “The Talmud is to this day the circulating heart’s blood of the Jewish religion. Whatever laws, customs, or ceremonies we observe — whether we are Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or merely spasmodic sentimentalists — we follow the Talmud. It is our common law.”
    — Herman Wouk, “This is My God.” Wouk wrote the book and screenplay “Winds of War,” popular back in the 1970’s.

    “I hardly exaggerate. Jewish life consists of two elements: Extracting money and protesting.”
    — Nahum Goldmann “The Jewish Paradox” 1978

    “Jewish history has been tragic to the Jews and no less tragic to the neighboring nations who have suffered them. Our major vice of old as of today is parasitism. We are a people of vultures living on the labor and good fortune of the rest of the world.”
    — Samuel Roth, “Jews Must Live,” page 18.

    “There is much in the fact of Bolshevism (Communism) itself, in the fact that so many Jews are Bolshevists, in the fact that the ideals of Bolshevism at many points are consonant with the finest ideals of Judaism.”
    — The Jewish Chronicle, April 4, 1919.

    “The Bolshevist revolution in Russia was the work of Jewish brains, of Jewish dissatisfaction, of Jewish planning, whose goal is to create a NEW ORDER IN THE WORLD. What was performed in so excellent a way in Russia, thanks to Jewish brains, and because of Jewish dissatisfaction, and by Jewish planning, shall also, through the same Jewish mental and physical forces, became a reality all over the world.”
    — The American Hebrew Magazine – September 10, 1920. Sometimes misquoted to say “New World Order.”

    “Whilst large sections of the German nation were struggling for the preservation of their race, we Jews filled the streets of Germany with our vociferations. We supplied the press with articles on the subject of its Christmas and Easter and administered to its religious beliefs in the manner we considered suitable. We ridiculed the highest ideals of the German nation and profaned the matters which it holds sacred.”
    – Dr. Manfred Reifer, a well-known leader of the jews of Bukovina, wrote in the Jewish magazine Czernowitzer Allegemeine Zeitung (September 1933).

    “In everything, we are destroyers — even in the instruments of destruction to which we turn for relief… We Jews, we, the destroyers, will remain the destroyers for ever. Nothing that you will do will meet our needs and demands.”
    — Maurice Samuel, “You Gentiles”, pages 152, 155, and 147.
    ——————————————————————————————————————-

    >>>!!>Under the heading of “A brief History of the Terms for Jew” in the 1980 Jewish Almanac is the following: “Strictly speaking it is incorrect to call an Ancient Israelite a ‘Jew’ or to call a contemporary Jew an Israelite or a Hebrew.”
    — 1980 Jewish Almanac, p. 3 (the writer is obliquely referring to the true history of the Eastern European Ashkenazim, or Khazars).<<<!!!
    —————————————————————————

    “The English (or French or American, etc.) patriotism of the Jew is only a fancy-dress which he puts on to please the people of the country.”
    — The Jewish World, December 8, 1911.

    “The Jew is an inborn Communist.”
    — Otto Weininger, Sex and Character, page 311.

    “The Revolution won’t happen with guns, rather it will happen incrementally, year by year, generation by generation. We will gradually infiltrate their educational institutions and their political offices, transforming them slowly into Marxist entities as we move towards universal egalitarianism.”
    — Max Horkheimer, Marxist Jew of the Frankfurt School

    “The Jewish Question is being discussed by statesmen in a way more acute and compelling than ever before in the history of the world. They can do whatever they want, but the nations of the earth well never be able to get away from this question. The Jewish serpent will show its hydra’s heads everywhere, blocking the way to a relaxation of international tensions. We Jews will not allow peace in the world, however hard statesmen and peace advocates try to bring it about.”
    — London Jewish Chronicle, March 3, 1939

    “We Jews are going to bring war on Germany.”
    — David Brown, President of American Hebrew, in 1934, quoted in Edmonson’s I Testify, page 188.

    “The Second World War is being fought for the defense of the fundamentals of Judaism.”
    — The Chicago Jewish Sentinel, October 8, 1942.

    “The Roosevelt Administration has selected more Jews to fill influential positions than any previous administration.”
    — Brooklyn Jewish Examiner, October 20, 1933.

    “We Jews have spoiled the blood of all the races of Europe. Taken as a whole, everything is Jewdified. Our ideas animate everything. Our spirit reigns over the world. We are the Lords.”
    — Dr. Kurt Munzer, “The Way to Zion.”

    “Terrorism and ‘revenge’ were…to be glorified as the ‘moral… and even sacred’ values of Israeli society. . . . [T]he military symbol was now Unit 101, led by Arik [Ariel] Sharon. …The lives of Jewish victims…had to be sacrificed to create provocations justifying subsequent reprisals. … A hammering, daily propaganda, controlled by the censors, was directed to feed the Israeli population with images of the monstrosity of the Enemy.”
    — from the dairy of Moshe Sharett, Prime Minister of Israel, in Livia Rokach’s "Israels Sacred Terrorism" p. 44 (1980). Rokach’s father was Sharett’s minister of the Interior and had access to inside information. She was later found dead in a hotel room in Rome under mysterious circumstances.

    “We killed them out of a certain naive hubris. Believing with absolute certitude that now, with the White House, the Senate, and much of the American media in our hands, the lives of others do not count as much as our own….”
    — Ari Shavit, an Israeli columnist, reflected sorrowfully on the wanton Israeli killing of more than a hundred Lebanese civilians. (from the Israeli paper Ha’aretz) in the May 27, 1996, issue of the New York Times.

    “The role of the President of the United States is to support the decisions that are made by the people of Israel.”
    — Ann Lewis, speaking for Hillary Clinton, at the meeting for Jewish Leadership sponsored by the United Jewish Communities on March 18, 2008 (Jewess Ann Lewis is sister to Homo Congressman Barney Frank).

  96. VojkanM says:

    He’s basically a good American guy who wants to make it into History but who has a Zionist son-in-law and is held by the balls by Wall Street and the Deep State. So, since the ME is beyond his grasp, he tries to make peace in Korea.

  97. Ron T says:

    The only consistent Trump policy so far is “Israel First”. He gave Netanyahu everything he ever wanted and prayed for. And that means that Israel will prepare a new list of demands because as you know, these folks can never get enough. You give them the hand, they’ll ask for the whole body.

  98. Let us remember that Donald Trump’s father told the world he was Swedish in order not to upset his Jewish renters.

    This sums up his relationship with them now-he’ll do anything they wish in order for them to get out of the way of what he wants to accomplish. Personally, I doubt he is loves them. Certainly he sees that he has to get along with them, they have too much power in the lobbies and in congress for him not to do so.

    Jews would despise him anyhow because they are Democrats, barring a few Neoconservative hawks. Their media organs hate him and will continue to do so. Their senators and mayors will hate him. Their pundits in the universities will hate him.

    As for North Korea, it suits China either way. Once Korea is United this extends Chinese trade influence. Only Japan is left as last bastion and since the Philippines is controlled by a syndicate of Chinese-Filipinos, that is a weak line of defense.

  99. Greg Bacon says: • Website

    Its founders include the redoubtable Max Boot, The Washington Post’s Anne Appelbaum, the inevitable Bill Kristol, and Richard Hurwitz of Council on Foreign Relations.

    Hmm, they all have something in common, don’t tell me, I’ll figure it out.

    As long as Trump keeps giving Israel what it wants, he’ll be safe. And that means an ever increasing Pentagon budget, for as the Neocon father, Norman Podhoretz once said, the US needs a large military so it can protect Israel.

    • Replies: @VojkanM
    , @ChuckOrloski
  100. I don’t think the real threat which lies in China’s capacity to take over the world economically, is anything ZOG can do much about.

    Nor can Neo-Cons do much once Korea is absorbed into China as a Pan-Pacific entity.

    The fact of the matter is that we are talking about a dusty little corner of the Levant on the border of North Africa.

  101. The rise of China is going to make the caretakers of that dusty little corner of the Levant seem inconsequential.

    China does not care.

  102. Honestly, my only wish is for immigration to be cut and for white births to increase. Couldn’t care less about the ME.

    • Replies: @Jeff Stryker
  103. Z-man says:
    @Prester John

    Israel is not part of the ‘West’. It is the Satanic personification of hell on earth occupied by Asian jooz who are the direct descendants of said Satan. (Wry grin)

    • Replies: @Dave Bowman
  104. @UrbaneFrancoOntarian

    Immigration to Canada is different than that of Mexican Natives to the US.

    Asian Immigration is likely to displace white Canadians economically just as the French were displaced by the US Loyalists after the Revolution in Ontario and then further overwhelmed by waves of emigration from the British Isles.

    Hong Kong immigrants are less likely to be vicious gangsters than Central American Indians but will price Canadians out of their own society.

  105. anastasia says:

    Military Keynesianism has been going on for the last 75 years. It is continuing under Trump.
    There is nothing new under the sun. He’s deep state, or a stooge of the deep state. Makes no difference whether he is one or the other in the scheme of things. If this is the only way to keep this country afloat, the country is finished. All the signs of its ending are there. It is only a matter of time because Military Keynesianism is fantastical and cannot go on forever.

    • Replies: @Sowhat
  106. Dov says:
    @Alfa158

    I’d fit in to some extent with those friends of yours, I suppose. As a far-Right fella on the Upper West Side in Manhattan, I’m practically seen as a Nazi by the acquaintances and friends familiar with my beliefs. I am, as the younger/edgier crowd might say, quite woke on the JQ.

  107. KenH says:

    The real Donald is standing up but changes his mind a lot depending on who is blowing in his ear at any given moment. But notice how there’s no schizophrenia or 4D chess when it comes to Israel. Trump stakes out a position on Israel (stridently pro-Israel), doesn’t compromise, deviate or flip flop and delivers for them again and again.

    I’m of the belief that Trump is tying up loose ends with N. Korea so be can focus his ire on Iran and Syria. Notice how the news cycle has been strangely silent lately with reports of Iranian perfidy but that will soon change. If and when Trump mollifies N. Korea such that they’re much less of a military threat the propaganda organs of Jewry, otherwise known as the MSM, will get back to work demonizing Assad and Iran so Americans will get on board with regime change on behalf of Gawd’s chosen people and our best ally and only democracy in the Middle East.

  108. @Ben Sampson

    What you describe is actually mercantilism, not capitalism.

    Capitalists as understood by the treatise encompasses a shrinking number of practitioners.

  109. VojkanM says:
    @Greg Bacon

    I’m a guy who has survived more than half a century based on sheer talent. I just happened to have been smart enough to not have to work hard, it all came to me by way of inspiration when I needed it. As a guy who loves classical music, I am grateful to Jews for all the hard work of Oistrakh, Szell, Barenboïm and others, for it is incredibly hard work I would have never contemplated doing lazy as I am, for without them people would think that Lady Gaga makes music and Tchaïkovsky, Brahms would have been forgotten. Nevertheless, Boot, Kristol and their kin give Jews a really bad name and I understand how people are tempted by anti-semitism and to blame it all on Jews.

  110. Sowhat says:
    @anastasia

    Or, he may be playing their game for the time being. I believe that there is much more to this man than anyone give him credit. His moves, so far have exemplified someone having a master plan with access to U.S. Coffers funding. It’s been a great show, to-date.

  111. @Greg Bacon

    With wise maturity, Greg Bacon wrote: ‘As long as Trump keeps giving Israel what it wants, he’ll be safe.”

    Hi Greg Bacon,

    Unless Philip Giraldi’s article title, “Will the real Donald Trump please stand up?” was just a cynical question, I made it my business to “stand down” on offering comments.

    First of all, including Mr. Giraldi, we know who Donald J. Trump is and how he became ZUSA President.

    Attached below is a very important and scary Veterans Today article written by Ian Greenhalgh & Gordon Duff. Unbowed, the authors KNOW Trump is standing up “for Israel,” & as you know Greg Bacon, “he’ll be safe.”

    Fyi, the Veterans Today article presents the dangerously unspeakable “Black Cube” and how both major and minor (global) political dissent to Israeli goals is intimidatingly handled, with of course standard “plausible deniability.”

    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2018/06/16/intel-drop-black-cube/

    Post scriptum:
    Am anxious to see either Maven Sam Shama or stooge Momus “stand up” and defend the Black Cube against the daring testimony of Ian Greenhalgh and Gordon Duff. (zzZigh)

    Thanks, Greg.

  112. donut says:
    @Quartermaster

    Ditto to all the other comments .

  113. Escher says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    Interesting points. However, Ferguson loses some credibility when he says:

    An old and noble senatorial order personified by John McCain is dying.

    “Noble” is not the word I would associate with McCain, unless he implies nobility just by virtue of being an admiral’s son.

    The president-emperor dominates public discourse by issuing 280-character edicts, picking fights with gladiators — sorry, American football players — and arbitrarily pardoning convicted criminals.

    Not like Bill Clinton didn’t pardon any convicted criminals.

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
  114. @Escher

    Yes, I wouldn’t back all the clever celebrity professor’s judgments by any means.

  115. I view the cordial meeting with Kim as somewhat of a straw man event, in that the hostilities and media show preceding it should have never happened in the first place. The same is true for relations with Europe and Russia. There’s no legitimate reason why the US has been acting the way it does toward other countries, and Trump being lauded as a hero for doing what leaders of normal nations are supposed to do and expected to do is wrong.

  116. @anon

    That’s because he doesn’t have any political or philosophical moorings.

  117. Eagle Eye says:
    @Quartermaster

    PLEASE NOTE that “EagleEye” (no space) is an impostor unrelated to UNZ poster “Eagle Eye” but clearly attempting to leverage Eagle Eye’s posting history.

    A brief scan of impostor EagleEye’s posts reveals characteristic errors in English usage, use of unAmerican expressions, as well as a fondness for vulgarity.

  118. Paul C. says:
    @DESERT FOX

    I watched John Coleman. Very good. Have you read the Iron Mountain report and the Nasa War document? Equally disturbing. The late Eustace Mullins is another source of excellent information. Thanks.

  119. Anonymous[169] • Disclaimer says:
    @animalogic

    You’re quite right, dude, the threat from Kim Jong-un’s negligible; first, it assumes whatever weapons Kim has would actually work; and, secondly, betting his nation’s very existence on these weapons. Not even Kim is stupid/insane enough to believe he could use his weapons and not suffer 100% annihilation.
    As you rightly said, these weapons are a bargaining chip, the value of which has been blown out of all proportion by various foolish or self-interested fear mongers. Short of leaving Kim no option other than the “Samson” option, he’ll not use his nuclear weapons.
    I agree totally, ignore NK if at all possible and let the two Koreas get on with it. the South isn’t insane/stupid or cowardly; they can be trusted to sort out their own affairs; time for the US to bug out.

    • Replies: @animalogic
  120. @Anonymous

    NoThanks.
    I’d like to see SK step up, conduct all negotiations. Any US agreement with NK will be always …”questionable”. I’d rather see the US sign on to SK & whatever they agree to with NK. They might find it harder to reneg on a SK agreement (although, there is the Iran “agreement”, so NO one can really trust the US….)

  121. Hi Mr. Giraldi,

    As you’re aware, PreZident Trump has unabashedly demonstrated what he intends to do with America’s Middle East foreign policy.

    For those in denial here at the Unz Review, ZUSA envoys Jared Kushner and Jason Greenbelt met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on what is pronounced as Israeli-Palestinian “Deal of the Century.” Article below.

    http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/06/21/565612/US-envoys-Kushner-Greenbelt–Saudi-Crown-Prince-Bin-Salman-Palestine-Israel.

    Two questions-in-one for comment participants:

    Is it wise and heroically “laudable” to have Jews control American-Middle East foreign policy? (zZigh) Does the world really need the preZident’s criminal Jewish son-in-law leading phoney M.E. peace process negotiations?

    Thanks, All!

    • Replies: @Philip Giraldi
  122. @ChuckOrloski

    You know Chuck about nine months ago here at Unz I wrote an article suggesting that Jews with strong feelings about Israel should honorably recuse themselves from any deliberations over US foreign policy in the Middle East, which should be based on American interests alone. I still believe that. There is no reason why our negotiating team should consist 100% of Jews with passionate attachment to the self-described Jewish state, no reason at all.

  123. @Philip Giraldi

    The Saker posted his conversation with Michael Hoffman —

    https://www.unz.com/tsaker/an-interview-with-michael-a-hoffman-ii/

    including this discussion on the topic, Why are the Rabbis Silent on Gaza,
    by Rabbi David bar-Mashon Shiloh

    It’s lengthy, but required viewing for Unz participants and should be shown to the assembled Congress.

    The rabbi drives home the point that Jews are more important than any other consideration. Saker listed the time stamps of some significant statements, but not the rabbis stem-winder conclusion: The people of Gaza are evil; it is not only moral but immoral not to destroy every person in Gaza; it can be accomplished easily–and cheaply! the reb notes: train machine guns on the population until they are all dead, shouldn’t take more than a few weeks. It’s what the British and Americans did to destroy Germany.

  124. @Philip Giraldi

    Philip Giraldi wrote:
    “There is no reason why our negotiating team should consist 100% of Jews with passionate attachment to the self-described Jewish state, no reason at all.”

    Hi Mr. Giraldi,

    Am appalled how presidential-Special Envoy Jews’ negotiations with the Saudi Crown Prince is become a nightmare culmination, worse than I could even dream of since September 11, 2001.

    In this article, you wrote about President Vladimir Putin’s desire for Russia to be “respected” by the U.S. (Zigh) I hope Vlad is not “holding his breath” for such to come to 9-months

  125. geokat62 says:

    Apologies in advance for this posting this OT comment. But I just came across a Bret Stephens article in the NYT that I just had to share with my fellow Unzers. As most people are aware, most Western countries have been and currently are experiencing an immigration crises.

    Here’s what Bret Stephens has to say about this issue:

    “America’s immigration crisis right now is that we don’t have enough immigrants.”

    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/06/21/opinion/trump-immigration-reform.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fopinion-columnists

    Do you think we’ll ever ever see Bret or any other (((journalist))) at the NYT write an article like this for their beloved Jewish state? I’m not holding my breath.

    Perhaps I spoke too soon, as Bret does, indeed, mention immigration to Israel in his article:

    About 13.5 percent, high by recent [US] history but below its late 19th century peak of 14.8 percent. In Israel, the share is 22.6 percent; in Australia, 27.7 percent, according to O.E.C.D. data, another indicator of the powerful correlation between high levels of immigration and sustained economic dynamism.

    Notice how he tries to dupe The Dumb Goyim into thinking that Israel is like every other country that admits immigrants by pretending that 22.6 percent figure is representative of outside groups entering the borders of the Jewish state. However, after a bit of reflection, it is clear that this figure represents the number of Jews who make Aliyah to Israel every year… Bret, you’re a very sneaky man!

    Oh, and unsurprisingly, Bret concludes his fine piece by making the remarkable assertion that immigrants are better citizens than their native born counterparts:

    Finally, immigrants — legal or otherwise — make better citizens than native-born Americans. More entrepreneurial. More church-going. Less likely to have kids out of wedlock. Far less likely to commit crime. These are the kind of attributes Republicans claim to admire.

    Do you think we’ll ever see Bret make the same assertions for blacks from African countries trying to enter the Zionist project? Me, neither.

  126. @geokat62

    Did Bret suggest that USA should pay migrants to go back where they came from or be deported, as Israel does?

    Inside Israel’s campaign to deport tens of thousands of African migrants
    African migrants from Eritrea and elsewhere could face indefinite detention if they choose to stay.
    By Miriam Berger Mar 6, 2018, 11:30am EST

    https://www.vox.com/world/2018/3/6/17059744/israel-deport-african-migrants-asylum

  127. @geokat62

    Hi geokat,

    Given absence from this great article but dull comment-thread, I thought you were still touring Greece.

    Except for S2C’s valuable offering (# 126) including video, several of our Special Forces Dissident-Regulars are absent! Vacation? Good for them!

    Nonetheless, I keep the faith.

    For it’s only 8:40 pm (E.D.T.) and maybe Maven Sam Shama will appear before his “family prayer time,” and offer deceptive reasons, including goofy “economic-Progress,” & the inevitability of Israel’s non- accountability on open-immigration standards that Jews impose upon other countries.

    Thanks, geo!

  128. geokat62 says:

    Hey, Rurik, this one’s for you:

    • Replies: @Rurik
  129. @Z-man

    Perfectly correct.

    (no grin)

  130. Rurik says:
    @geokat62

    The Lamda flying at the patriotic pro Brexit march in Belfast

    what does it signify?

    The West?

    I’ve never seen it used in that way before, Geo. Is it a meme or something?

    from your previous post

    Finally, immigrants — legal or otherwise — make better citizens than native-born Americans. More entrepreneurial. More church-going. Less likely to have kids out of wedlock. Far less likely to commit crime.

    wow

    • Replies: @geokat62
  131. my friend said that he was torn between describing Trump as a genius or as an idiot, but was inclined to lean towards genius.

    Regrettably, after a full 18 months of Trump in “power”, I am moving away at last – and with a near-suicidal fear in my heart – from precisely that same conviction which I had held on to for so long, that Trump could possibly be the very last (and most unlikely) antidote to the satanic mis-rule of 5 successive deranged and criminal Presidents since Nixon (Carter, and possibly Ford, excepted as I believe them to have been well-meaning losers), who have between them compromised or destroyed every fundamental principle of freedom and morality which traditional White America once stood for – and in the process set the glowing example of corruption and hellfire to the rest of the world to do the same.

    So much to say about Trump and so little time. But frankly, after the heartbreak, simply so little energy or interest left either. I have a long and unforgiving memory – just like our mortal enemies. Bad enough that he promised on microphone and camera in front of America to prosecute Hilary Clinton, then abandoned that promise. Bad, too, that he promised to disclose “who really destroyed the WTC” – then, in the general madness after the election, promptly forgot every word on the subject as soon as he took office. Worse still that he has jettisoned all intention, it seems, of even continuing to discuss the Wall, let alone to build it. Worst of all – and enough alone to hang him – he began, horribly and inexplicably, from day one, to fill his “brand-new” administration with dozens and scores of the very same creatures of the Swamp he had publicly guaranteed to exterminate – then publicly and embarrassingly had to take endless time out in the first 6 months to defend himself again and again against their joint lies, scheming, disloyalty and malice. Then Comey… Mueller… Cohen… The loveliness goes on and on.

    Personally, I knew something wasn’t quite right with things as small and basic as his first tweets – for it is bad enough by far in this morally weakened, dying world for any sane, educated, able-bodied, middle-aged White man to be addicted to a worthless teenage toy like Twitter – but when that man is the billionaire President of the United States and “Leader of the Free World”, words tend to fail anyone who tries to protest against – or even just understand and encapsulate – the full madness.

    And the Jews ? God help us… the Jews. Throughout all of it from the start, as always – Israel. Israel’s wishes. Israel’s needs. Israel’s “expectations” of another nation’s President. To the most impartial, disinterested, open-minded observer, Trump genuinely, honestly, so much of the time simply doesn’t seem to understand the most basic dimensions of the game he is playing. After everything which has been said and done since the day he began the race for President… After a whole long life making millionaire deals in Manhattan – for Christ’s sake, with JEWS..!! – he really, truly, doesn’t seem to understand who the real enemy is or what their goal is. He actually doesn’t seem to understand, not only that the stakes are the very life and death of America itself, but that he is even locked, alone, in a real-life roulette death-game for the future of America against it’s hidden, traitorous enemies – playing with limited ability, knowledge and instinct against a smiling, lying, duplicitous, scheming, two-faced, murderous, Zionist enemy and their White-hating racist, cultural marxist Jewish foot-soldiers across the table. This is an enemy who does not bluff, and will never, ever quit. I really don’t understand anymore what game he thinks he’s playing – but he doesn’t seem to be in touch with the real one at all.

    So all I can do – I think all any of us can do now – is to hope and pray that somehow Trump is playing a very much smarter, longer, more careful, devious, utterly ruthless, lying, deceitful game of Chicken – and also has the final aces up his sleeve, for I don’t care how we win. If we lose, we die. I hope he’s playing that game – but right now… I doubt it.

    And I’m not even American, but British. But I know that, as always, what happens in America will also eventually happen here. I know that, certainly, the social and political ruins of the UK, and probably most of Europe, are already doomed to Jewish-controlled, Jewish-bribed, Jewish-run majority White-hating Moslem rule, which will eventually result, with demographic change over just a couple of generations more, in the forced conversion of our historic White Christian homelands to Islam, or the slaughter of millions in civil war – and perhaps both. So I’m not even sure I want to know the outcome any more. The England I was born in – and, I suspect, the America I have always admired too – are long, long gone. Right now, I’m just as likely to arm myself as best I can, and run, eventually, for the hills.

    • Replies: @Art
    , @Cloak And Dagger
  132. Art says:
    @Dave Bowman

    Dave Bowman – that is one great paragraph. It needs isolation and repeating — Think Peace — Art

    And the Jews ? God help us… the Jews. Throughout all of it from the start, as always – Israel. Israel’s wishes. Israel’s needs. Israel’s “expectations” of another nation’s President. To the most impartial, disinterested, open-minded observer, Trump genuinely, honestly, so much of the time simply doesn’t seem to understand the most basic dimensions of the game he is playing. After everything which has been said and done since the day he began the race for President… After a whole long life making millionaire deals in Manhattan – for Christ’s sake, with JEWS..!! – he really, truly, doesn’t seem to understand who the real enemy is or what their goal is. He actually doesn’t seem to understand, not only that the stakes are the very life and death of America itself, but that he is even locked, alone, in a real-life roulette death-game for the future of America against it’s hidden, traitorous enemies – playing with limited ability, knowledge and instinct against a smiling, lying, duplicitous, scheming, two-faced, murderous, Zionist enemy and their White-hating racist, cultural marxist Jewish foot-soldiers across the table. This is an enemy who does not bluff, and will never, ever quit. I really don’t understand anymore what game he thinks he’s playing – but he doesn’t seem to be in touch with the real one at all.

  133. my2cents says:
    @jilles dykstra

    The main reason for EVERY war AFTER 1870 AGAINST GERMANY was to break it up.
    Germany, as the second largest economy after the U.S., has always been an intolerable threat to Britain/France and the US.
    In the 70 Kissinger often said “If I want to call Europe who do I call?” which was a harbinger of things to come. The EU was an U.S. construct. It has been a disaster for Europe. Everything was privatized, social programs were slashed. unemployed skyrocketed but the number of Millionaires and Billionaires quadrupled. But the EU together with NATO kept Europe entirely under US control. Every now and then a Gladio attack – used to be attributed to the communists- now they have someone conveniently shout Aluah Akbar and we know it’s a Muslim terrorist. Just to remind us who’s in charge. Like Washington Dutch MSM talks about “regime” and whether I read NOS Journaal or the New York Times makes no difference. It’s all the same. Even De Gelderlander talks about Auschwitz as a “vernietigingskamp” Right. No one died of Typhus. What was I thinking.
    The US has existed for 240 years. In all that time they have had 29 years of Peace. After they engaged in a genocide against the natives, they annexed half the country from Mexico, got rid of the Queen in Hawaii and took it over. WE blew up the USS Main as a pretext to the Spanish American war. And if there is still anyone left who believes that Saddam Hussein had WMD and 19 Saudis with box cutters took down the World Trade Center I have a bridge to sell them in the Sahara.
    It’s enough to get brain cramp. Hang in there, I have a sneaking suspicion that things are changing

  134. @Dave Bowman

    Great post.

    So all I can do – I think all any of us can do now – is to hope and pray that somehow Trump is playing a very much smarter, longer, more careful, devious, utterly ruthless, lying, deceitful game of Chicken – and also has the final aces up his sleeve, for I don’t care how we win. If we lose, we die. I hope he’s playing that game – but right now… I doubt it.

    For the longest time I believed that the orange one was playing a sophisticated game of 4D chess, culled from his history as a businessman – no more. I buried my grief a while back and am now looking to the steps forward, both for me and for the nation.

  135. Ace says:
    @Michael Kenny

    Unwise and aggressive statesmen and a stupid net of alliances led to WWI. Nationalism had nothing to do with it. Countless nation states exist in the world and the allegiance of their inhabitants to those states is not a formula for certain war.

    19th-c. nationalism led to Putin’s revisionism, whatever that is? I see it clearly now. Thanks for a sophisticated rendering of the international relations version of the head bone is connected to the neck bone and the neck bone . . . .

  136. Ace says:
    @joe webb

    ** Muzzie failure and violence in Europe is wising-up White folks real fast **

    Would that that were true. If there’s any wising up going on, it’s happening at a less than glacial pace. Europeans and Westerners in general are in a deep slumber or fatal denial of reality one. “Westerner” can be accurate defined as someone utterly incapable of recognizing his self interest and mounting any kind of a defense of his self interest.

  137. @Michael Kenny

    Don’t forget that zionism — Jewish nationalism — played a key role in all of those wars; zionist Jews were most responsible for urging Wilson and FDR to involve USA in WWI and WWII, zionism won those wars, and zionists are keeping USA involved in defense of Jewish zionism.

  138. Ray says:
    @Tyrion 2

    It seems that Trump is playing this game as though he’s assured of a second term. Not wise.

  139. geokat62 says:
    @Rurik

    what does it signify?

    The West?

    As mentioned in a previous comment*, the lambda symbol was used by the Spartans during the Battle of Thermopylae, a pivotal battle in which the fate of Western civilization hung in the balance.

    This ancient symbol has been adopted by the modern-day identitarian (i.e., anti-immigration) movement, who are once again waging a battle for the survival of Western civilization.

    * http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/dumb-moves-have-consequences/#comment-2321321

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  140. anarchyst says:
    @Dharna

    The average Euro IS NOT amenable to the cultural destruction, but cannot publicly say anything against the “powers that be”, as fines and imprisonment would be the result. Privately talking to (white) Euros paints a very different picture. Euros resent the hell out of the cultural destruction that is taking place, but are prohibited from speaking out by their own governments.
    When Germany imprisons two grandmothers for straying from the official orthodoxy on aspects of the “holocaust ™ religion”, THAT speaks volumes as to what these governments are capable of doing. Euros have been muzzled by their own governments.

  141. RobinG says:
    @geokat62

    lambda symbol

    Why did the (i.e., anti-immigration) movement adopt the symbol of gay/lesbian rights?

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    , @Rurik
  142. Rurik says:
    @RobinG

    symbol of gay/lesbian rights?

    this to Geo as well-

    I suppose the people who adopted that symbol for the cause didn’t realize that Greek letter lambda had been co-opted by the homosexual community. Perhaps the gay designate of lambda is more a ZUS thing, so the Europeans just didn’t realize.

    In any case, when I hear the word, I think of homos and their agenda. So it’s a bit awkward for me, as a denizen of the ZUS matrix, to rally behind it.

    For what it’s worth, I don’t think the Identitarians are anti-gay, but there’s hardly any reason to imagine that the two forces could mingle into a common cause. Geert Wilders or Milo Yiannopoulos notwithstanding.

    And I suspect the reason are that too many homosexual men are attracted to young boys, and this is viscerally abhorrent to a healthy straight man, (or woman).

    This very thing came out when Milo talked about young boys having sex with homosexual men as being somehow OK. (it’s not ; )

    I’ve heard people ask ‘who should be allowed or not in any kind of Western civilization movement to persevere?’ Jews? Blacks? Homos? Etc…

    There was a time when the West was known as Christendom, and the cross was our symbol, but now that symbol has also been co-opted, (ironically in the West of Europe and N. America, not so much in the East) by the forces of diversity/state/PC – (the Fiend).

    I’ve given it some thought, and I suspect the best symbol would be one that incorporates the cross into a vigorous and assertive weapon of defense. Like a sword. The Celtic cross, after all, amalgamates the pagan symbol of the sun and moon, in order to resonate with something in the ancient heritage and blood of those people. And likewise, the sword is very symbolic of the people and heritage of the West. (going back certainly to ancient Greece;

    Something that blends all three of these memes into a common symbol for *our struggle, might be interesting.

    Consider, if you’re a gay man or Jew, who’s just as alarmed at the (imminent?) descent of the West into the sludge, (spiritual rot, slow genocide – massive immigration, police-state Orwellian horrors, Eternal Wars writ large, etc…), then you might be tempted to join the fray, and try to see sanity and human dignity prevail. In which case then I would imagine that your participation would be welcome. And if you adopted the sword/cross as the icon of your brothers in arms, then I would imagine that you’d necessarily have to repudiate the Jewish supremacism of Zionism/Globohomoism. Jews who worship Jewish supremacism are not likely to get a cross tattoo. Just as radial homosexuals also consider any kind of cross as toxic. In that way the cross is sort of powerful, like with the vampire metaphors.

    And also when you add the sword to the cross, it works as a repellent against the mewling nancyboy-types that pop up in the gene pool.


    and are dragging official Christianity to ignominy

    a (very) brief look at some of these types of symbols, for a wild idea, anyways…

    Jews like Stephen Miller and gays like Geert Wilders are beneficial to the struggle, no? And I bet they could rally behind such a symbol. Whereas modern day marranos would be loath to do so.

    In any case, it’s a fine evolving conversation…

    *(obviously I didn’t mean you Robin ; )

  143. Rurik says:
    @geokat62

    here’s another version Geo,

    but does such a symbol resonate with Western Europe?

    Or Russia or Poland or Estonia?

    Or N. America for that matter?

    The cross has a long history, just as the pagan symbols of the sun and moon.

    I see something powerful in symbols like this

    perhaps something that combines them all?

    IDK…

    here’s a well-blended cross with a sword and Celtic symbols

    but it’s too elaborate and dull looking

    we need something powerful

    what about this?

    :)

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  144. Zumbuddi says:
    @Rurik

    Works for me.

    It’s inclusive/embracing, contrast a certain symbol w 6-points surrou di g and enclosing a hexagram.

    • Agree: Rurik
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