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Cohen observes in his latest conversation with John Batchelor that the so-called Impeachment inquiry, whether formal or informal, will make the new Cold War even worse and more dangerous than it already is, noting that an inflection point has been reached, because at the core of these allegations—most of which are undocumented and a substantial number of which are untrue— revolving around Russiagate and now Ukrainegate is an underlying demonization of Russia. Relations between America and Russia will continue to deteriorate either due to the fact that the entire political spectrum is engaging in a frenzy of Russophobia or that President Trump, who ran and won on a platform of improving relations with Russia, is now completely shackled, thus it is inevitable that the new Cold War will continue to become more dangerous.

Regarding Attorney General Barr’s investigation into the origins of Russiagate, as Cohen noted previously, Barr has made it clear that he’s investigating not the FBI but the intelligence agencies, and Cohen is uncertain that even the Attorney General of the United States can be successful in that line of inquiry. For example, the young and politically inconsequential George Papadopolous, a young aid to the Trump campaign, got four or five visitors, every one of them tied to foreign intelligence, American or European, which makes it self-evident that the Intelligence Agencies were running an operation against the Trump campaign. Cohen says that even if Barr is a resolute man and says he wants to get to the bottom of this, Cohen is not confident that he will be able to do so.

Cohen notes that the Russian press, which follows American politics closely, has resulted in a consensus that all of this—Russiagate, Ukrainegate—was created to stop Trump from having better relations with Russia. Thus, it is important that Putin had been told the reason Trump cannot engage in détente is because of Trump being shackled.

Discussing the recent American mission against Abu Baker al-Baghdadi in Syria, Cohen stated Nancy Pelosi utterly disgraced herself when she complained Trump informed the Russians about the success of the mission and its initiation, considering the fact that this wing of Congress is so against Trump he had no guarantee that one of them would not have leaked the mission before it began. Russian intelligence in that part of the world is probably better than other nation’s, so Cohen assumes Russia knew about the mission and that they helped by providing information to America.

In addition, Cohen has noted Putin discussed a partnership with America against domestic terrorism starting with his approach to Obama and noted that even considering the September 11 terror attack, Russia has suffered more victims of domestic terrorism than America has. Obama thought about the proposal, hesitated, and it never happened. These recent events are a reminder that the United States and Russia are uniquely positioned to partner against international terrorism, but this may be slightly beyond the grasp of President Trump at the present time.

Cohen noted that expert opinion in Russia—which informs the Kremlin leadership, including Putin—has soured on the United States; the older generation of Russian America specialists who like America, who visit regularly and appreciate American culture, have become utterly disillusioned and cannot promote a Russian-American partnership given what has happened to Trump.

Regarding Ukraine, Cohen notes it shares a very large border with Russia, tens of millions of intermarriages, language, culture and history, and although the United States shares none of this with Ukraine, the United States has declared Ukraine is a strategic ally, and this would be equivalent to Russia stating that Mexico is its strategic ally, which is preposterous; the term “strategic” clearly has military implications.

Expanding on the topic of Ukraine, despite its size and natural resources, it is the poorest country in Europe. The new president, a comedian who starred in a TV show portraying the Ukranian president and thus life imitates art, ran as a peace candidate; that and his promise to fight corruption resulted in his victory. Part of his pledge was to meet with Putin to try to solve the conflicts; but he promised to end the hot war with Russia. American politics got in the way and people are still dying: at last count, there were approximately thirteen thousand dead, including women and children. And the peace candidate has been dragged into American politics and the commentary on Ukraine has a colonial tone. America speaking of Ukraine as a “strategic ally” is foolishness and warfare thinking. What should be the American policy is to encourage Zelensky to pursue these peace policies with Russia so the war doesn’t spread and the killing stops and that Ukraine, which is a potentially rich country, can recover. While Obama egged on the war policy, Trump seemed to have no policy, other than to encourage Zelensky in his peace initiative. What isn’t known in the conversation Trump had with Zelensky was whether he encouraged him in his peace initiative; the transcript is a fragment, redacted and edited so that it doesn’t mention the war but certainly it was discussed. The issue is whether the United States should give Ukraine’s government $400 million dollars in military equipment. Obama, who Cohen observes was not a good foreign policy president refused to do so but Cohen concludes that was a wise decision. All that providing weapons to Ukraine would accomplish is to incite the pro-war forces in Kiev against the anti-war forces led by Zelensky; the military advantage in any event lies with Russia.

Despite the fact Zelensky is an actor, he did run on a program of peace and Cohen believes that he is sincere; Cohen notes the problem is not Russia, but the armed Nationalists who are opposed to peace—approximately 30,000—who have publicly threatened Zelensky. Cohen notes Putin wants to end the war with Ukraine and he has made efforts to help Zelensky, such as the recent prisoner release, although he included people Russians consider terrorists. Thus, Zelensky doesn’t have a lot of political power. While there are bad nationalist actors—the Azov battalion, which threatened Zelensky with either removal or death—nevertheless Cohen has asked where the regular army stands: will it back him, will it be loyal? That answer now is unknown.

Cohen concluded to most Ukrainians Zelensky represented hope, hope in the war against corruption and hope against the war. The Kremlin wants to end the war; Zelensky has a chance, he’s supported by Germany and France, Putin is helping, but the United States is not a party of the Minsk Agreement peace acccord. Trump has intruded in his own unusual way but can be a factor for good. If Cohen were advising President Trump, he’d tell him if he favored the negotiations for Russian and Ukrainian peace, this would favor his historical reputation.

 
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  1. Obviously

    All you laics on this site have not even slightest clue what is really going on.
    Why Democrats so surprisingly furiously are trying to get rid of president Trump.
    Even if president Trump would be removed, and replaced by vice president, the presidency would remain in republican hands. So why is this all important.
    The key is in Ukraine. And also why is there obviously inert (not fascist) Ukrainian Jewish president?

    Here is the obvious explanation.
    Zio-Globalist led by Rothschild are dead set to destroy, or at least neutralize Russia.
    Russia now is last resistance to Globalist control of all world.
    China for Globalists is not really a problem. When Globalists will control Russia than China will like it not, will be controlled by flow of energy.

    Here is Rothschild plan.
    Pack up Ukraine with arms, but mostly defensive weapons. Sound pretty innocent.
    But once Ukraine Fascist will be armed to the teeth, US will than place in Ukraine missiles nuclear tipped aimed at Moscow, Leningrad, and Stalingrad.
    That will be total check-mate for Russia.
    Democrats are total under Zionist control and they want to get rid of Trump because he would not sign up to these Zionist plans.
    With vice-president Pence they would not have this problem.
    He would quite willingly go along.
    So after Trump removed from presidency. Russians better be prepared to counter this Globalist chicanery.

    • Replies: @Jake
    , @FB
    , @Rurik
    , @Lewis Loflin
  2. renfro says:

    I agree with Cohen.

    Congress (and the Jewish groups) ruined Nixon’s effort with Russia.
    Now congress and the eternally stupid Dems are ruining Trump’s efforts.

    I have argued for years that we should have taken Russia in as an ally affter WWII.

  3. Alfred says:

    Your line of thinking might reflect the way some people in the US Establishment look on the matter. However, this is militarily a non-starter. Attacking Russia with nuclear weapons would immediately result in the disappearance of the USA.

    IMHO, Ukraine and other countries has been a gift to corrupt US politicians. The money they send to Ukraine never ends in the hands of those who are supposed to get it – the Ukrainian peoples (it is de facto several countries). The money is redirected into the hands of US and Ukrainian politicians and Jewish oligarchs.

    The weapons that are sent to Ukraine are largely sold off to countries in the Middle East – countries which in turn give them to terrorists on their payrolls. This money largely benefits the upper echelons of the army of Ukraine.

  4. S says:

    Powerful elements amongst the US power elites and their hangers on wish to provoke a war with Russia. The obtainment of total world power would seem to be the ultimate objective.

    Z Brzizinski in his late 1990’s book The Grand Chessboard specifically points out the importance of Ukraine to US ambitions in Eurasia.

    Excerpts below from an 1853 US geo-political book called The New Rome elaborate further. I see the mid 19th century book and it’s contents potentially as ‘a suggestion’ being put into the US public’s mind to let them know what was expected of them in the future, and why, as most people in the US, then and now, are rather indifferent about Russia, just as most Russians are probably indifferent about the United States.

    Similarly, Russia could be being manipulated into a war with the US, a war which potentially could largely destroy both the US and Russia, which indeed may be the idea as part of a larger picture.

    People have their refusal.

    Has Mr Cohen read this generally unknown 1853 book, The New Rome?

    Some excerpts from The New Rome linked below:

    US and UK are free, Russia is not.

    pg 155

    ‘Freedom is now limited to the oceanic world, to England and America; Russia, with its continental dependencies, is despotic..’

    After US and UK form a united front and conquer Germany (the center of power upon continental Europe) and consolidate control over it, the US and Russia will then square off.

    pg 109

    ‘Thus the lines are drawn. The choirs are marshalled on each wing of the world’s stage, Russia leading the one, the United States the other. Yet the world is too small for both, and the contest must end in the downfall of the one and the victory of the other.’

    Global projection of US air power is to be the key for final US victory over Russia.

    pg.155-156

    ‘It [air power] will give us the victory over Russian continentalism. American air-privateers will be down upon the Russian garrisons, to use our own expressive slang, ‘like a parcel of bricks’…

    https://majorityrights.com/weblog/comments/the_new_rome_or_the_united_states_of_the_world_1853

    https://archive.org/details/politicalprophec00goeb/page/n3

    • Replies: @Macon Richardson
  5. Dan Hayes says:

    Who transcribed the broadcast (Giraldi?). BTW, I regard the transcription as very fair and accurate.

    Listening to the very last stages of the broadcast I felt that Batchelor became somewhat confrontational towards Cohen. As a matter of fact Cohen remarked that Batchelor will be getting a lot of phone calls and emails over that!

    • Replies: @S
  6. Franz says:

    Here is the obvious explanation.
    Zio-Globalist led by Rothschild are dead set to destroy, or at least neutralize Russia.

    Keep in mind another clear and obvious point: The Zio-Globalists now see the USA as totally expendable. There is some sign they are throwing it to the curb right now.

    To be fair, Netanyahu said as much years ago. America would be tossed when no longer needed. Well, that day is coming close. Productive facilities leaving the nation is nearing its half-century mark, and now even films and TV shows mostly film in Canada, the UK, etc., even though they are sold as US products, which they are mostly not.

    Destroy and Russia and USA, part one. Get them to blame each other, part two. Three? They’ll both still have lots of bombs…

    • Replies: @S
  7. Isabella says:

    The stuff claiming that Russia was any part of the supposed “assassination” of the ISIS leader. Russia has denied having anything to do with it, having any knowledge of it, and indeed having any evidence that it in fact happened as Trump claimed. Assad has also said “al -Baghdadi will be resurrected. He wasn’t killed”. Making specific statements about Russia’s involvement in this fairy tale shows severe lack of knowledge.

    • Replies: @Bardon Kaldian
  8. I will pipe in on the mutual terrorism joint ventures. And this applies to almost all of the former communist countries and even some noncommunist Europeans states.

    That is the indentification of who constitutes a terrorist threat on two planes:

    1. what constitutes a terrorist group

    2. who decides

    Those are key questions because joint ventures come with responsibilities.

    A selfish look: the US gets placed in a position to take on the Tibettans as terrorist actors or expected to weigh-in on the activities of the Chechyns — I think the US could use better relations with the Russians no doubt. But what that looks like and and how it operates requires more consideration than i seeing even suggested among the political leadership.

  9. Baron says:

    The great Cohen’s right, but it’s not he but the morally debauched Deep State that has the power to push for a further demonisation of Russia, a strategy that’s bound to backfire at some point. Except for the west of Ukraine, the rest of the country is chained to Russia with the umbilical cord of centuries, blood ties will eventually trump everything the American governing elites can deploy to separate the unwashed of the two countries.

    • Replies: @Emslander
    , @Mr. Hack
  10. EdNels says:

    Near the end Prof Cohen states that Trump could be a force for good and go down good in history if he promotes a peace between Ukraine and Russia.

    Trump was a slick campaigner who worked the popular opinions of the folks, ordinary people, and maybe even some ”Deplorables” by simply getting on the side of common sense issues. One of these was to normalize relations post ”cold war” with Russia, anybody can understand the benefit of it, but after achieving election win it proves to be just another hollow Bait and Switcheru scam, notwithstanding that Trump may actually want to do many of the things he gave lip service to, in particular (leaving aside the ”Wall”,) relations with Russia, and withdrawing or slowing wars.

    Only problem is, that the evil bastards that run things behind the scenes don’t want peace, nor do they wish for Russia to be left to prosper, because they want to exploit every thing, not leave any thing off the table, or any sovereign nations that compete.

    And… too, the US taxpayers will pay for everything that needs to happen to allow them to get rich.
    Raping all over the Earth off shore and at home.

    Prof. Cohen must be getting old if he thinks Trump is going to do anything. Trump is in bound up.

  11. gotmituns says:

    I don’t give a rat’s butt about trump or anything else having to do with federal govt. It’s finally time to have a revolution just like Thomas Jefferson said we should have every twenty years or so. We’re long over due.

  12. We live in an increasingly volatile and unstable world. A successful impeachment of a US President – whatever ones opinion of the individual – will not make it a safer place: only add to the chaos. The only order in this maelstrom is the pattern of history, logically leading us to nuclear Armageddon.
    https://www.ghostsofhistory.wordpress.com/

    • Replies: @Z-man
  13. So, the author of this piece is not Stephen Cohen?

    • Replies: @Dessert Bunny
  14. Biff says:

    According to Cohen, Barr is going to investigate the CIA. America’s top cop is going to investigate America’s top criminal organization. This should get really interesting. I wonder who’s gonna win?

    • Replies: @SwissArmyMan
  15. America has culture? I did know that. Well, there used to be some good writers some 100 years ago like Mark Twain, london, Draiser. But overall I see no culture. As I got older I cannot even watch American movies even older one and new are complete pile of crap. On the other hand I always liked Soviet ci ema and I mostly watch Soviet films with my son and occasionally old french movies which I liked as a youth and still like.
    History has shown that america and russia cannot be on friendly terms due to very different history of both nations formation.
    The good part is that USA is gradually turning into regional power and if things continue on same trajectory USA will disintegrate thus solving the whole problem.

    • Replies: @Jefferson Temple
    , @renfro
  16. @Twodees Partain

    The author is describing the audio interview with Cohen which is linked before the beginning of the article.

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  17. Truth3 says:

    Like so many other realms, in the Former Soviet Union, it’s all about the Jews.

    Jews causing trouble.

    Jews lying.

    Jews stealing.

    Jews killing.

    Jews claiming to be the victim.

    Wake up World.

  18. Jake says:
    @renfro

    With Stalin in power, that would have been taking as an ally not Russia but the Bolshevik USSR.

    You, like the Neocons and Liberal Jews and many old line WASPs, are equating Russia with the USSR. That is wrong and worse than stupid.

    • Replies: @renfro
  19. Z-man says:
    @peter mcloughlin

    Trump might be impeached by the corrupt House but he will be protected by the Senate (also corrupt) from removal. It’s a non starter for ‘Aunt’ Nancy and shifty Schiff.
    As for ‘Russia’ the ZioCons hate Putin because he re-established the Orthodox Christian church in Russia which infuriates those Satanists/Neocons. And as the good professor states and I stress, Ukraine is very close to Russia, almost as close as Sicily is to Italy, imho. I hope that the ‘Comedian’ and Putin can make a deal. I would like to see the deal be that the Donetsk be absorbed into Russia and as far as Crimea is concerned it is part of Russia, it will never be returned to Ukraine.

  20. Ahoy says:

    @ renfro #2

    Give me five my friend for your comment. Plain wisdom.

    The ship called “America” was guided straight on the reef by the anti-American traitor Henry Kissinger.

  21. Jake says:
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    “Russia now is last resistance to Globalist control of all world.
    China for Globalists is not really a problem. When Globalists will control Russia than China will like it not, will be controlled by flow of energy.”

    That is essentially the situation. If Russia is forced to be something close to a vassal of the Anglo-Zionist Empire, then China will be faced with being forced into the same boat. The Chinese might well prefer nuclear war, and unleashing 5 million men at arms, with another 5 million in training camps.

    The leaders of the Anglo-Zionist Empire would not care a teeny tiny bit if Korea, southeast Asia, the Philippines, and Japan were to be decimated. They would be tickled pink to fill those lands with black Africans and Sunni Arabs, with Jews running the local shows.

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  22. Emslander says:
    @Baron

    Ukraine is lebensraum. It has had little importance in geopolitical affairs until Russia stupidly gave it its independence upon the breakup of the Soviet Union. Now it’s a slush fund for the most prominent Democrat politicians. It’s also become another conveniently remote shithole for justifying insane military spending.

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  23. @Biff

    “According to Cohen, Barr is going to investigate the CIA. America’s top cop is going to investigate America’s top criminal organization. This should get really interesting. I wonder who’s gonna win?”

    Few seem to remember the results of the big CIA investigation of the 70’s, the rub then was the CIA got caught operating domestically against it’s charter. Well, Bush Sr. was appointed to head the investigation when he was actually the HEAD of the domestic branch of the CIA at the time. Looking at Barr’s background I can only conclude we are about to be fed another similar magic act. I have no doubt who will win the deck is stacked.

  24. The zionists are going to get their nuclear war with Russia, it does not matter if it is the Ukraine or Iran or whatever that is the trigger, the zionists want and will get armageddon, they are the agent provocateurs and waiting to pull the trigger.

    The zionists think nothing of killing millions of goyim aka cattle and they proved this on the attack on the WTC on 911 and on the USS Liberty and on Syria, they are cold blooded killers and they feel they can ride out a nuclear war with Russia in their DUMBs ie deep underground military bases which they have throughout the ZUS and Israel, so the day of armageddon is coming, the zionist killers will have their bloody harvest.

    Zionism will be the destruction of America!

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  25. Mr. Hack says:
    @Baron

    Except for the west of Ukraine, the rest of the country is chained to Russia with the umbilical cord of centuries, blood ties will eventually trump everything the American governing elites can deploy to separate the unwashed of the two countries.

    Along with Cohen’s attempts to bamboozle gullible Western readers by claiming that “tens of Millions”of Ukrainians are related to Russians through marital relations, is all a bunch of BS.

    If this were true, then why when Ukraine was being carved up in 2014 through Russian inspiration and intervention, the Southeastern part of Ukraine, often referred to as “NovoRussia” by Russian nationalists (not by the Ukrainians that live there), not take part in any meaningful way to this unwanted waive of Russian “liberation”? All Russian attempts to fan any flames of pent-up feelings of separation in this large swath of Ukrainian territory fizzled out more than a dud cherry bomb on the 4th of July. People in these territories felt themsselves to be Ukrainians, that were loyal to the Ukrainian government in Kyiv. They still are to this day.

    • Disagree: DESERT FOX
    • Troll: Biff, FB
  26. Batchelor seems to have a simplistic view of life: Having run and won the Presidency of Ukraine, were Zelensky to then simply say, “I’m a comedian, I’m not up to this, never mind,” would only serve to do immeasurable damage to Ukraine. The responsible thing, which Zelensky is trying, is to step up and give it a go. Cohen is dead on right that he represents hope for his people, much like Trump represented hope for his people. Time will tell if this is a chance for any change, or mere hopium.

  27. S says:
    @Dan Hayes

    Listening to the very last stages of the broadcast I felt that Batchelor became somewhat confrontational towards Cohen.

    Not at all surprising. Bachelor is very US establishment and ‘progressive’ in the Mitt Romney, John McCain, and Bush family mold. He almost certainly voted for Hillary in the 2016 election.

    • Replies: @Dan Hayes
  28. FB says: • Website
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    US will than place in Ukraine missiles nuclear tipped aimed at Moscow, Leningrad, and Stalingrad. That will be total check-mate for Russia.

    I don’t think that is a realistic chain of events, Ilyana…

    First off, the placement of nuclear missiles in Ukraine would be a red line that Moscow would act upon pre-emptively…for instance the way Israel bombed the Iraqi nuclear reactor…

    But I would expect the pre-emptive strike at any such facilities being built up in Ukraine would also be followed by a blitzkrieg ground invasion…Russian armed forces are certainly capable of taking Kiev in a matter of hours…

    The US knows this…or should…if they do not and try to put nukes in Ukraine, they will learn the hard way…just as they are learning in Syria…

    • Agree: follyofwar
  29. Dan Hayes says:
    @S

    S:

    Batchelor and his family go back a long way as Establishment lackeys, witness the fact they supported Wendell Wilkey’s phony winning of the Republican Party presidential candidacy. Until the time Trump won the election, John disparagingly referred to Trump as “the businessman from New York”.

    Until the latest broadcast, Batchelor had treated Cohen with surprising respect. What changed? It will be interesting to see if Batchelor’s apparent disdain increases or even if Cohen is dropped off one of his last public venues! Will the UR be Cohen’s last redoubt? Stay tuned!

  30. @Isabella

    Assad has also said “al -Baghdadi will be resurrected. He wasn’t killed”.

    This is bullshit typical of paranoid-style thinking. Never, ever, in history has anyone, socio-politically important, generally considered dead (generally, killed) been “resurrected” (of course, not literally).

    Hitler was dead as it was said.

    Elvis too.

    JFK too.

    Bruce Lee too.

    Saddam too.

    Osama too.
    ….

    Each & every high profile (political, historical) person, who was said to be dead- was truly & completely- dead, forever.

    Not a single important man in past, say, 200 years had been living somewhere after “the world” said he was dead.

    This goes for that Baghdadi fellow too.

    Only kooks think otherwise.

  31. @Jake

    Thank you!!!! China is the country that looks far ahead. Maybe has a best view of all countries.
    Lately China started to pay great attention to their navy.

    • Replies: @Jake
  32. @S

    Perhaps it was quite inconvenient for you to have located the correct spelling for one of the major works of Zbigniew Brzezinski, The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives (1997). I rather doubt it however. Having failed to do so, however, converts your modest yield (The New Rome, 1853) into no yield whatsoever. Congratulations on nothing at all.

    • Troll: S
    • Replies: @S
  33. Agent76 says:

    Nov 1, 2019 Monkey-wrenching the #2020 (s)Election Circus

    This time they discuss the issues that will (or could) be part of the 2020 (s)Election cycle and how activists can use the (s)Election distration to raise issues of importance.

  34. peterike says:

    The attacks on Russia are Jews all the way down.

    The two biggest pushers of impeachment in the government are Schiff and Nadler, both Jews. Even more so, look who the House has hired to be behind-the-scenes instigators of impeachment.

    Chairman Schiff hired former SDNY U.S. Attorney Daniel Goldman – Jewish

    Chairman Nadler hired Obama Administration lawyer Norm Eisen and criminal defense attorney Barry Berke — both Jewish.

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi then hired Douglas Letter as House General Counsel — uncertain, but likely Jewish.

    These insiders are the real force behind the Democrat shenanigans, helped along of course by their (((cohorts))) in the media.

    The Jews will never rest until Russia is utterly destroyed.

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
    • Replies: @redmudhooch
  35. @renfro

    Henry Wallace argued for that (friendship with the USSR), but he was denied the VP slot in 1944 when Truman’s thugs stormed the podium at the democrat convention to make sure that Wallace, FDR’s preference, wasn’t selected. Wallace, like so many other reformers, was branded a communist. If Wallace had become president when FDR died, instead of Truman, we might be living in a much better world today.

    • Agree: FB
    • Replies: @renfro
    , @jack daniels
  36. Rurik says:
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    Zio-Globalist led by Rothschild are dead set to destroy, or at least neutralize Russia.
    Russia now is last resistance to Globalist control of all world.

    Democrats are total under Zionist control and they want to get rid of Trump because he would not sign up to these Zionist plans.

    Pretty accurate, I’d say.

    Putin pissed of Rothschild by reining in Rothschild’s “Russian” (((oligarchs)), (Rothschild surrogates).

    Then he perpetrated another Holocaust by sentencing ((Khodorkovsky)) to hard labor.

    But the kicker was protecting Syria. The zio-fiend had Syria in its cross-hairs, to give it the ‘Libya’ treatment. And then on to Lebanon and beyond. “Seven nations in five years”.

    When Putin put the kibosh on Syria, that was too much for Rothschild, and he sent in his bitch ((Nuland)), of the ((Kagan cabal)), to foist war and destabilization on Putin’s doorstep.

    The Beast can not abide dissention from its Satanic total domination. It lusts for a conventional war between Russia and Eastern Europe, like nothing you can imagine. Hundreds of thousands, nay! tens of millions! of white, Christian goyim men, women and children ground up in a slaughter-fest of death and misery!

    L’Chaim!

  37. @Mr. Hack

    Most of Ukraine is land of peasants. They live of their lands. They do have a peasant mentality. and land is for them everything. Russians built some industries there, but their existence now is in question because most products were of military nature and customer was Russia.
    Ukrainians are not able to retool and make products that Europe would need and buy.
    Donbas and Luganst are different. There is considerable mining and smelting, steel mils, and heavy industries. It is the true industrial heart of Ukraine. (Dirty polluting industries.)
    True Ukrainians peasants have never had a desire to work in polluted environment, so during industrialization of Soviet Union many Russian workers from cities did move down there.
    So the Donbas and Luganst population there is genetically pure Slavic Russian.

    • Replies: @Mr. Hack
  38. renfro says:
    @Jake

    Immaterial.
    Russia, (theUSSR ) was insulted by the treatment it received from the US after the war, an alliance would have given us some influence. The Generals of the Red army made overtures to the US commanders but were rebuffed.
    Although Stalin was popular among communist he was already losing his hold on the army and the knives were already out for him before he died in 1953. Had he lived longer no doubt in my mind he would have been coup’ed due to harsh living conditions and discontent he created for the people. The glory he got for being a Strong Man didn’t fill the bellies of the populace.
    If you think our allies have to be capitalist or ‘like us’ consider the head chopping Saudis.

    • Replies: @Icy Blast
    , @Rurik
  39. @FB

    I do totally agree with you!!!!!!
    Al I am doing is telepathically reading the minds of hopelessly idiotic warmongering neocons.

  40. renfro says:
    @follyofwar

    Agree.
    Russia, for all its warts, got the shit end of the stick after the war, despite the fact that without them the war might have been lost.
    Imagine the blood and treasury that could have been saved had we not set Russia up as the new ‘world threat’ and allowed every 2 bit country to play us off against Russia.
    So stupid.

  41. @Emslander

    Actually, Ukraine was never part of Soviet Russia nor part of the Russian Federation, though it was part of the USSR. So it wasn’t Russia’s to give away. In 1954, Khrushchev (himself Ukrainian) did stupidly give Crimea, a part of Russia, to Ukraine, which has proven to be a huge mistake, and has led directly to so many problems today. I’ve often wondered why Mr. Putin didn’t annex Eastern Ukraine when Crimea voluntarily (by an overwhelming referendum) returned to Russia. The people there are mostly Russians anyway and did not want to be part of the 2014 Western Ukraine junta, under the control of the USA.

    • Agree: Rurik
  42. Icy Blast says:
    @renfro

    The distinction between Russia and the USSR is indeed material. If you can’t understand the difference, you will never understand what is happening around you. Perhaps you should stick to watching the History Channel and listening to Rush Limbaugh. Commenting is not a good idea in your case.

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
    , @renfro
  43. Jake says:
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    If I were East Asian but not Chinese, I would be terrified now. Why? Because it should be very clear that the US will use all East Asian nations as pawns even if that means the loss of those nations, and China now is being nudged by the Anglo-Zionist Empire to think in terms of expanding its ’empire’ in order to keep the Anglo-Zionists at bay.

  44. Rurik says:
    @renfro

    Russia, (theUSSR ) was insulted by the treatment it received from the US after the war,

    I wish America would have listened to Gen. Patton, and unleashed the German army (with the Allies help) on the Bolsheviks, until every last stinking one of them were six feet under. Then not just Russia, but half of Eastern Europe could have avoided generations of commie slavery and genocide.

    • Replies: @El Dato
  45. @Icy Blast

    It is you who is confused. Under Russia we mean czarist Russia. USSR was considerably smaller than czarist Russia. And what is Russia today is not even half of former czarist Russia.
    (If we do not take Siberia into consideration.}

    • Replies: @Icy Blast
  46. S says:
    @Franz

    Destroy and Russia and USA, part one. Get them to blame each other, part two. Three? They’ll both still have lots of bombs…

    You bring up a good point.

    Is the United States, as well as Russia, to be left irradiated, burned out husks, after this is all over?

    In the previous two world wars, the United States, and to a lesser extent, the UK, being major instigators behind the scenes, got off relatively lightly as to casualties and battle damage in comparison to the rest of the world.

    In their hubris US/UK power elites (historically, for a hundred years or more, constituted by powerful elements of the elites and hangers on of the Anglo-Saxon and Jewish peoples) pushing WWIII with Russia may be presuming it will be much the same this go around.

    However, the US and UK are not the same nowadays demographic wise in regarding these elite’s power base, particularly in regard to the Anglo-Saxon portion, a situation these A-S elites and hangers on have played no small part in bring about themselves.

    Should the US/UK bloc (aka the ‘Anglosphere’) experience a Red October 2.0 event followed by a Russian style ‘civil war’, though these elites as rumored might well have made elaborate plans to escape (and though I certainly wouldn’t wish it upon them) some like the British royal family amongst others may still well experience the same terrible fate the RussianCzar and his family did.

    That is unless they can somehow put a brake to the entire thing.

    • Replies: @Franz
  47. renfro says:
    @Icy Blast

    I think this is a too complicated a subject for you considering the only statement you made was…”The distinction between Russia and the USSR is indeed material.”…..which everyone is aware of.
    And your remaining 3 sentences were just personal insults.
    Try to put some actual content in your comments.

  48. @Jake

    It is Chinese economic expansion that will take over all world. No doubt about it in my mind.China will not attack militarily any nation on the earth. It is not in their nature.

  49. El Dato says:
    @Rurik

    The Germany Army was in no state to go anywhere at war’s end except down the drain.

    No fuel, no tanks, no manpower, no supply lines, no food, no comms, no airpower, no railroads, no morale, no doctrine, no generals, no NCOs and no industrial backing power anymore.

    “Heyaaa.. we still have Tiger I here. Just needs a new gearbox.”

    “Nein Hans, lass den Scheiss.”.

    Also, the “genocide” came in the 20s/30s. Bit late to start in ’45.

  50. S says:
    @Macon Richardson

    Most people see would be grammar police attempting to correct others perceived minor misspellings or mis-use of a term as petty, and with little of anything of value or substance to say or add to the conversation.

    I think they’re right.

  51. @renfro

    Can’t agree with that, quite, but appreciate the sentiment behind it.

    Certainly we should have offered Russia a genuine, respectful economic, cultural, and security partnership as soon as the USSR disbanded.

    We should still try: conclude a favorable trade agreement (preferably more favorable than the terms offered to China), greatly expand and fund HS and university student-exchange programs between Russians and Americans, increase tourism in both directions. This would boost both of our economies and engender friendlier relations over the next couple of generations. I keep hoping, against the odds, that the US government will present itself as people who can be trusted, be reasonable, “give to get”, and respect the other country’s viewpoint.

    • Replies: @Eric135
  52. Mr. Hack says:
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    What in the world does this reply have to do with my comment #26? Your inability to follow the bouncing ball is starting to become irritating. I’ve already explained to you recently that I have neither the time nor the desire to chat with you about whatever inane thought or fantasy that happens to pop into your mind. You’re really starting to live up to your scaterbrained nome de plume of “the cuckoo bird”. 🙁

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  53. Ahoy says:

    The disputed city of Danzig/Gdansk (German or Polish) was the spark that ignited WWII. Today this role is given to Ukraine by the Rothschild clan. Apparently the Zig are itching for WWIII because Moscow considers this land Russian territory inhabited mostly by Russians and they will never accept missiles in Ukraine pointed towards them. They will strike back, hence WWIII.

    Whoever thinks that this war will start and finish in conventional mode must think again. All of Europe cannot stand the pressure of the Russian Arny for more than three, four days. It will go nuclear from the beginning. The epitome of Zig foly or may be not. May be they think if we cannot have the earth nobody will. What evil monsters they are.

    On another venue, if a RussoUkrainian Jew, Vindman, can done an Army Officer’s uniform and get himself in the National Security Council then the Army is full of holes.

  54. Agent76 says:

    Oct 25, 2019 The LATEST on the Biden-Ukraine Corruption Scandal | Inside Judicial Watch

    Judicial Watch announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit for records about the firing of Ukraine’s top prosecutor after then-Vice President Joe Biden threatened to withhold aid.

    Oct 2, 2019 Exposing Adam Schiff’s deep ties to Ukraine Oligarch weapons dealer

    Schiff appears to be a very well funded hatchet man for Ukraine arms dealer Igor Pasternak.

    Oct 5, 2019 It seems Nancy Pelosi’s own son has “oil and gas” connections to the Ukraine

    In fact Nancy Pelosi’s own son, Paul Pelosi Jr also has business interests in the Ukraine and Nancy Pelosi seems to be in an advertisement for this company.

    • Agree: DESERT FOX
    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  55. @Sergey Krieger

    America has many cultures. A fully homegrown one is Bluegrass music. It is a small community, compared to assault noise that is popular and wrongly called music, but it is alive and well. We have baseball, theater, nascar, rodeo, and hunting. And don’t forget churches. Despite what the polls say, America still has lots and lots of churches. But don’t expect a monolithic culture. How could we have at this point? Something for everyone though if you look past the pervasive mass media bullshit.

    • Agree: RadicalCenter
    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  56. renfro says:
    @Sergey Krieger

    History has shown that america and russia cannot be on friendly terms due to very different history of both nations formation.

    Disagree.
    No reason we cant be. Our history is different from most of our European allies, as the US isn’t descended from kings, queens or czars. We can also learn something from countries that are a thousand years older than we are…..and their mistakes, which the US seems to be repeating in many instances.

    • Agree: RadicalCenter
    • Replies: @jack daniels
  57. @Agent76

    Yes, this is all true, but it’s only part of the picture. Remember Manafort? He was no Dem. He was also dealing with Ukraine, and he is just as corrupt as Biden, Schiff, Pelosi, and the rest of them. Anyone who had dealings with Ukrainian state or non-state Ukrainian actors or entities is corrupt: honest or even semi-honest people avoid Ukraine.

  58. @peterike

    The attacks on Russia are Jews all the way down.

    The two biggest pushers of impeachment in the government are Schiff and Nadler, both Jews. Even more so, look who the House has hired to be behind-the-scenes instigators of impeachment.

    Chairman Schiff hired former SDNY U.S. Attorney Daniel Goldman – Jewish

    Chairman Nadler hired Obama Administration lawyer Norm Eisen and criminal defense attorney Barry Berke — both Jewish.

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi then hired Douglas Letter as House General Counsel — uncertain, but likely Jewish.

    These insiders are the real force behind the Democrat shenanigans, helped along of course by their (((cohorts))) in the media.

    The Jews will never rest until Russia is utterly destroyed.

  59. Trump is no peacemaker, and he is certainly not interested in peace with Russia. Many people seem to believe everything he’s says instead of looking at his actions. The first comment even suggests that this is a Rothschild conspiracy against Trump. You do know that Trump has appointed a literal Rothschild agent to his cabinet, Wilbur Ross.

    Don’t give me the old “but the Democrats are mean to Trump” He is commander in chief for Gods sake folks. Get a grip. The guy is a freaking lunatic, no peacemaker. He already threatened total annihilation to three countries who have never attacked us, North Korea, Iran and Afghanistan. This is not only irresponsible as hell, it is dangerous as hell, not the talk of a peacemaker.

    He has given the Neocons back their power, Elliot Abrams, a genocidal nutjob is back. Economic blockade on Venezuela that has killed 10s of thousands. Same with Cuba and Nicaragua. These are Russia allies. Tearing up all the arms treaties we had with the Russians. More troops to Poland, Lithuania, more weapons on Russia border. Arms, training and financial assistance to the Ukrainian Nazis.

    The list goes on. I’m not excusing the Democrats that are owned by the MIC. But lets not pretend Trump is doing something he isn’t doing.

    I could see defending Trump if he was keeping his campaign promises, but he is not. He should be impeached, just not for the lame ass reason that Pelosi is choosing to run with. She also refused to go after Bush Jr. for all of his war crimes so this is no surprise. She should be in prison with both of them.

    Read:
    https://www.moonofalabama.org/2019/01/putin-asks-and-trump-delivers-here-is-a-list-of-all-the-good-things-trump-did-for-russia.html

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  60. @Mr. Hack

    All this is totally hilarious. US democrats give Ukraine Javelins, and this is what is happening.
    After couple of months Ukrainian arms dealing oligarchs grab the Javelins and sell them on black market. (maybe even to Russians. Or to Donbas)
    If US would rather give Ukraine money directly, than maybe few cents could end up actually in pockets of the Ukrainian people.

    • Troll: Mr. Hack
    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  61. @redmudhooch

    Maybe Trump is no peacenick . But I would guess that Trump could be realizing that neocons are pissing against the wind, One of them even carries the name Windman with pissed on pants.

    • LOL: Twodees Partain
  62. Franz says:
    @S

    In the previous two world wars, the United States, and to a lesser extent, the UK, being major instigators behind the scenes, got off relatively lightly as to casualties and battle damage in comparison to the rest of the world.

    My reading of Sir James Goldsmith’s book The Trap, now venerable, tells me this:

    The USA is a write-off. Done. In the 90s Sir James seemed premature, now he sounds almost optimistic.

    Yes, the US and Russia (+Federation) will be permitted to fry each other, if it can be arranged.

    The UK will be treated lightly, I think, if they both stay in the EU and take in endless migrants/etc. Meaning for all purposes becoming the new USA now that the other one is wiped.

    Those of us reading the signs might seem paranoid, but really? Poison in pet food began at the start of the century. Now tainted medicine and food and questionable vaccines are rife. And all of it concurrent and getting worse. Typhus in California, unthinkable a decade ago, is spreading. It’s the fastest case of destructive rising plague on record.

    To distract the grass eaters, war always works. Only question is, before the 2020 elections, or after?

    And the obvious targets remain Iran and Russia, the possiblility of the three way smoke-off can’t be ruled out.

    Hope I’m wrong. But there is no sign of sanity in this zoo, I mean it.

    • Replies: @S
  63. Anonymous[124] • Disclaimer says:

    Why is this discussion and summary not posted on “the Nation” website like every previous conversation between Messrs Batchelor and Cohen has been? Have the demented Russophobic radical liberals there finally broken permanently with this wise and renowned Russian scholar, even though his wife is the senior editor of the magazine? Perhaps they think he has repeatedly given Trump too many chances and benefits of doubt and several previous Republican presidents, especially Ike, Nixon and Reagan, too many compliments? Asinine and destructive thinking on their parts if so. Screw ideology and partisanship, I want a foreign policy that maximizes our chances of long-term survival on this planet, not glib demagoguery that can best delude the public and win the next election.

  64. According to ZeroHedge, one CIA “whistleblower”, Eric Ciaramella, who has been working along with two associates with Adam Schiff’s office since September, is a Ukraine ‘expert’ who worked closely with Joe Biden, former CIA director John Brennan, and “a DNC operative who sought dirt on President Trump from officials in Ukraine’s former government”. Wonder if Ciaramella was involved with the Black Ledger that knocked Manafort out as Chairman of the Trump Campaign (the only clear cut foreign power interference in the 2016 Election)? Ciaramella now supposedly wants out of the process because his secret identity cannot be protected. An obvious partisan smear of Trump with hearsay evidence is OK, but we cannot expose CIA officers interfering in domestic processes. Wonder if Biden is aware of this?
    The second CIA whistleblower Alexander Vindman is from the Ukraine and thinks he’s President! Or maybe he thinks his boss’s boss, John Bolton at the time, is President. From his opening statement:
    “My role at the NSC includes developing, coordinating, and executing plans and policies to manage the full range of diplomatic, informational, military, and economic national security issues for the countries in my portfolio, which includes Ukraine. In my position, I coordinate with a superb cohort of inter-agency partners. I regularly prepare internal memoranda, talking points, and other materials for the National Security Advisor and senior staff.” Actually Vindman’s job is to advise advisors to implement the President’s policies on Ukraine. Somehow he thinks that’s his, or Bolton’s decision. Another Al Haig, in charge.
    “In the Spring of 2019, I became aware of outside influencers promoting a false narrative of Ukraine inconsistent with the consensus views of the interagency. This narrative was harmful to U.S. government policy. While my interagency colleagues and I were becoming increasingly optimistic on Ukraine’s prospects, this alternative narrative undermined U.S. government efforts to
    expand cooperation with Ukraine.”
    Was this outside influence President Trump?
    “The U.S. government policy community’s view” [is totally irrelevant. The President provides policy and decisions on Ukraine, the “policy community” serves only as an advisory role.] “.. is that the election of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the promise of reforms to eliminate corruption will lock in Ukraine’s Western-leaning trajectory, and allow Ukraine to realize its dream of a vibrant democracy and economic prosperity.” Obviously Vindman is on drugs, or is part of the corruption that plagues Ukraine. It is an open question whether Ukraine is capable of self governance. The American coup there suggests not.
    Vindman refers to “Ambassador Bolton” rather than National Security ADVISOR Bolton, his job at the time, and he seems to think he or Bolton, NOT the President, decide national security and also foreign policy. Bolton, at least, has been disabused of that notion, however temporarily.
    Many in the MSM who have smeared Tulsi Gabbard as a Hindu nationalist, an Assad apologist, and a “Russian asset”, she a decorated veteran who continues to serve for 16 years in the military including multiple tours as a medic in Iraq, take umbrage at criticizing a Ukrainian American Spook working in his native country (with divided loyalty?), because he served a tour in Iraq (and Germany and Korea) and is thus a veteran. His surreal statement “the election of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the promise of reforms to eliminate corruption will lock in Ukraine’s Western-leaning trajectory, and allow Ukraine to realize its dream of a vibrant democracy and economic prosperity” should eliminate Vinkman from any sane discussions of Ukraine and disqualify any authority he might have.

    • Replies: @renfro
    , @Authenticjazzman
  65. @DESERT FOX

    The entire US-Russia thing is a Jewish see-saw. Originally a bunch of Russian Jews moved to the US and then the Jews took over the Fed. Then a bunch of those now US Jews went over to Russia to start the revolution that deposed the Tsar and took over the USSR. Then under Stalin and later, lots more Russian Jews moved to USA (and Israel) and worked to bring down the USSR during the cold war. Then even more Russian Jews moved to US to help consolidate Jewish power in the USA. If and when the Jews sink the US a whole bunch of Jews will move to Russia again and continue the game. It doesn’t mean that Jews are not influential in today’s Russia, it’s just that their focus is on the US, but there’s nothing stopping them to switch to backing Russia in the future.

    There won’t be a nuclear war between these two powers. But if anyone ever gives the go ahead let’s hope that all the world’s nuclear missiles are pointing at Israel, to counter the Samson option.

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  66. @Ilyana_Rozumova

    Recent audit by a Ukrainian commission of group “North” of troops operating against Donbass freedom fighters discovered that ~60% of military equipment supplied to Ukraine by the US and other NATO countries is missing. Even winter heaters and fuel for them, as well as winter clothes for the troops “disappeared”. Personally, I am not surprised: Ukrainian military just follows its decades-long tradition of stealing and selling on the black market everything they can. Corruption is the middle name of Ukrainian officials, military and civilian alike.

    • Replies: @Ilyana_Rozumova
  67. S says:
    @Franz

    Only question is, before the 2020 elections, or after?

    The powers that be seem to have an affinity and fascination for particular number combinations..ie ‘911’, ‘7/7′, ’11/22′, and ’11/11’, amongst other big letter dates, the last being the end date of the world war that we had been assured would end all war.

    2020, the year of perfect vision, is certainly a year to watch.

    We shall see, no pun intended. 😉

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  68. @AnonFromTN

    Right you are my friend. Personal enrichment is primary factor driving any human activity regardless of what and how is the name of the activity given.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  69. renfro says:
    @Michael888

    “In the Spring of 2019, I became aware of outside influencers promoting a false narrative of Ukraine inconsistent with the consensus views of the interagency.

    And I guarantee you No One asked him who the ‘outside influencers’ were….that would be a first and important question .

    That it was not asked tells you what we already know…..Congress , both parties, are not about investigating anything pertaining to ‘corruption of the nation’s business’….they are only about wrestling power from the other party. That’s all the government is about.

  70. @Commentator Mike

    Admirably your theory is very correct. I always have wondered why Rabbis accepted resolution that it must be one most powerful nation through which they will rule the world.
    Jews did have enough power to control Soviet union as well as US. And if they would do that Jews would already rule the world without opposition today. What a pity. Now Jews will only watch helplessly as their grip on power will crumble everywhere. Now we have here a triumvirate of US Russia and China,
    In this triumvirate no one state will prevail. I do consider it impossible that Jews will rule all three the same time.
    ………………………………..
    Considering your analysis; Jews did bet on Soviet Union until moment when Brezhnev did decide to pull out from Afghanistan. At that moment Jews did drop Soviet Union and did adopt US to do the job.
    But now I cannot see any Jewish effort that could have any positive success for Jewish dreams of ruling the world

  71. @Ilyana_Rozumova

    True, but some people have other interests beyond self-enrichment. Say, in the 1990-s in Russia, many weapons systems and production capabilities were saved by military and civilian officials acting against the orders of traitorous thief-dominated Yeltsin regime. If it weren’t for that, Russia would be now in dismal shape, just like Ukraine, which suffered and still suffers from rampant sell-off of all assets, military and civilian, by thieving compradores. One can argue whether this reflects the difference in national character, luck, or something else, but the difference is striking.

  72. What you are not saying is that the motives that led Trump to ask for information about the Bidens is strictly related to his personal election campaign and that all his acts are driven by personal interests (financial, egomaniacal) and that his mental sanity should also be checked by some good doctor. He has too many financial and economic interests in Russia and elsewhere (Turkey among others), and this is always in contrast with the interests of the American People. My conclusion is that the Bidens and many Democrats are not angels, but that Trump and the Republicans backing him and his various lackeys and sycophants are the worst manifestation of the current corrupt capitalistic tyrannic democratic system build up by the “military-industrial” complex and of the order established by the imperialistic state of multinational global corporations.

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  73. @Michael888

    “She is a decorated veteran”

    She is also a Democrat, and apparently you have no knowledge of internal military sentiment as there is in fact nothing more out of place, shady, and abberated than an officer who is also a Democrat, these two elements simply do not jibe, period.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US army vet, and pro Jazz performer.

  74. @whathefudge

    ” His mental sanity should be checked by some good doctor”
    First of all the doctors who check other peoples sanity are usually crazier than any of their patients, secondly methinks that you yourself, a ranting leftist fool, are in dire need of a “sanity” check.

    AJM

    • Agree: RadicalCenter
    • Replies: @whathefudge
  75. Anonymous[124] • Disclaimer says:
    @S

    I can’t wait to look at the world with 2020 hindsight. We should all have 2020 foresight as well.

  76. Ahoy says:

    Probably this video is known to a lot of Amercans, but repetition never hurts.

    He is talking about a catastrophy and the audience laughs,

  77. @Dessert Bunny

    Yes, I know that much. I’m pointing out that the article is posted with attribution to Cohen as the author.

  78. tomgreg says:

    Well, there are rumors that Harpy Hillary will jump into the race early next year. If she does, and if the DNC fixes her nomination (which they probably would), and she somehow beats Donald, or whatever Republican who’s there instead of him, she’d start a war within a couple of months. By doing something enormously stupid, like attacking Crimea or Iran or Korea…

  79. @tomgreg

    There is high possibility that you are right. Joe Biden is on seventh place in Iowa pools.
    Pokohanta Elizabeth is in the lead. Deep state wants Biden. Elizabeth is being furiously attacked by deep state prostitutes (Like PCR is calling them).
    If Biden’s numbers will remain the same or even decline more, than deep state will have no choice than ask for Hillicula. (Her her real name before she did change it was Lady Dracula)

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @RadicalCenter
  80. @tomgreg

    I don’t think the elites that wanted her in the WH would allow it. They might be dumb, but they are not suicidal. At least I hope they aren’t dumb enough to start WWIII.

  81. @Ilyana_Rozumova

    Her real name before she did change it was Lady Dracula

    Well, she still is lady Dracula, or cackling hyena, or Killary, or Hellary. Her rightful place is in jail or in a lunatic asylum.

    • Replies: @Hunsdon
  82. MarkinLA says:
    @tomgreg

    By that time the Democrats will have dug themselves a huge hole with promises to every third world turd that just getting here will enable you to live the rest of your life on the US taxpayers in a 4 bedroom house on the beach. I doubt Hillary could surmount that.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  83. @FB

    the placement of nuclear missiles in Ukraine would be a red line that Moscow would act upon pre-emptively

    Considering that America has started every single war since the Mexican War by waiting until the enemy “shoots first”, that sounds like a feature, not a bug.

  84. @Hunsdon

    If we accept Shakespeare at face value, Lady Macbeth was overly ambitious, but sane. Cackling hyena isn’t.

  85. anon[113] • Disclaimer says:

    Lady MacBeth also had a nagging conscience. HRC-Killigula ….. not.

  86. @Jake

    My impression is that Bolton was indifferent to the welfare of South Korea and just wanted to use the tensions as an excuse to get rid of a regime that could sell potent weapons to Iran, menacing Israel.

  87. @renfro

    Russia is now another Christian nation, while America, though trying to cast off Christianity, remains one of the world’s most Christian nations at the grass-roots. This fact needs to be publicized more. Christian Russia is resented for its “political incorrectness” by secular European globalists and their American allies. That is part of what the current Russophobia is about.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @jack daniels
  88. @jack daniels

    Christianity or lack thereof does not play a significant role. Russia refuses to toe the imperial line, so imperial elites and their vassals see it as an enemy. Elites pour propaganda full of lies to that effect via subservient MSM onto sheeple. Non-Christian China and North Korea, Islamic Iran, as well as Catholic Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Bolivia get the same treatment as Orthodox Russia for the same reason.

    • Agree: Robjil
  89. @Ilyana_Rozumova

    What a bunch of nonsense. Every time somebody has something useful to say the Zionist conspiracy nuts show up.

  90. @follyofwar

    Wallace is now known to have been a Soviet agent, surreptitiously passing them documents. If you want Josef Stalin for your friend, that’s your right, but most Americans wanted to defeat the international Communist movement, which had already extended many tentacles into the US government and American society. Truman was no prize but he was the lesser evil by far.

  91. @jack daniels

    The Latin countries WERE atheist communist regimes in the past and at that time developed alliances and attitudes that put them at loggerheads with the US. I would be surprised if Venezuelan Christianity today is not mixed with Marxist “social gospel” elements. While I grant that hostility to Christianity is not the only thing that drives our policy elite I think it is a significant factor. Jews do not feel safe in Eastern Europe unless the church is bottled up.

  92. @Jefferson Temple

    Don’t forget our many quality local and regional symphony orchestras.

    And a few of us even listen to the fine traditional music of Otava Yo 🙂

  93. @Ilyana_Rozumova

    Right now, Biden is not in seventh place in the Iowa primary polls. He is listed today, Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at 15-16%, tied with Sanders for third and right behind Butt-lover.

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/

    Doesn’t mean that I am predicting a Biden nomination. I don’t know.

    All I know is that I will not be voting for the Dem nominee or for Trump. “Third party” it is.

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  94. @MarkinLA

    No no, she said they’d live “four to a bedroom with a real bitch.”

  95. @RadicalCenter

    Third party it is”

    I am quite sure that you are simply too stupid to grasp this but anyway:

    Voting for a “third party” is in fact the same as voting for the Democrats as you are then relinquishing the chance to invalid at least one Democrat vote which is a vote against DT.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US ary vet and pro jazz performer.

  96. Eric135 says:
    @RadicalCenter

    I keep hoping, against the odds, that the US government will present itself as people who can be trusted, be reasonable, ‘give to get’, and respect the other country’s viewpoint.”

    That would be a first.

    In order for it to happen, the U.S. would have to stop being a tool of international Jewry.

    The Jews hate Russia, so the U.S. hates Russia.

    It’s that simple.

    • Replies: @yurivku
  97. Seraphim says:
    @Bardon Kaldian

    Well, that was one (and only one) resurrected literally and you know who, although you deny it. But “it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks”, Saul.

  98. Seraphim says:
    @Mr. Hack

    What is an ‘Ukrainian’?
    “He’s a real nowhere man
    Sitting in his nowhere land
    Making all his nowhere plans for nobody”

    Actually, a borderland (as ‘Ukraina’ was) is a ‘no man’s land’.

    • Replies: @Mr. Hack
  99. yurivku says:
    @Eric135

    The Jews hate Russia, so the U.S. hates Russia.

    It’s that simple.

    Not that simple. The West always hated Russia even in times when no US existed. the West (US and jews included) hates Russia just because it’s going its own way, believe in its own God, has its own values…

    • Replies: @Seraphim
    , @Eric135
  100. @Authenticjazzman

    Dear airborne-trained Mensa performer and Pro jazz vet, YOU are the tool in the hands of the system. I’m surely no leftist, but I’m still able to see reality as it is. Them Dems and Reps are descendants of corrupt and greedy imperialists, and America will pay dearly for their arrogance. I foresee that in a not too distant future America will be completely isolated and confronted by a giant federation of states lead by, guess who?, Germany. But Germany’s leaders, in their unmatched wisdom (hahaha), will spare the American people, eradicate the entire political class, rewrite the Constitution and establish a new order, based on justice, dignity and respect for all human life forms (not only American life forms), and new ethics, new religious and political freedoms, the freedom to peacefully confront authority and law and enforce your rights, not to mention the final elimination of poverty. I agree that there are regimes in the world which are worse than the VS, but the problem is that the VS are “huge”, both economically and militarily, so that if you want to change something, you have to start when you notice that the walls are crumbling down from the inside. And when the rot will reach a certain point (I think within the next 50 years or so) the leader of the “Free World (w/o America)” might be able to inflict the final blow. (Or is this SciFi?…)

  101. Christo says:

    Bloomberg/Obama (Michele) 2020 dem running ticket

    Would be the dem’s best chance , i think they will/might go that route

  102. Seraphim says:
    @yurivku

    It’s not that simple. The ‘West’ hates Russia because Russia continued to believe in the God that the West ceased to believe in and rejected and persecuted his followers.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @yurivku
  103. @Seraphim

    That does not explain Napoleon or Hitler.

  104. Mr. Hack says:
    @Seraphim

    “What is a Ukrainian”?

    Why he’s a citizen of a country called Ukraine who want a better future for himelf and his children. He’s not really that much different from most human beings around the planet. Here take a look:

    They come from all walks of life, doctors, teachers, construction workers, programmers, students, retirees, clergymen, men, women children etc; etc; Your deep Ukrainaphobia doesn’t mesh well with your phoney Christian veneer that you try so hard to cultivate. You’re really a very pathetic, creepy individual. 🙁

    • Replies: @Seraphim
  105. Eric135 says:
    @yurivku

    Not that simple. The West always hated Russia even in times when no US existed.

    I wasn’t talking about the West’s hatred of Russia. I was talking about US hatred of Russia.

    That hatred has only existed because of powerful Jews in the US. There has never been any other reason for it.

    The “western” hatred that you’re talking about started with the Great Schism between the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches.

    The U.S. never cared about that, being a mainly Protestant nation that had its own disagreements with Rome.

    During the American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln asked for help from the Russian Czar and the Czar was happy to give him that help.

    The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia. And there was no conflict between American settlers and Russian settlers on the west coast of the lower 48 states (e.g., Fort Ross in California).

    The Russian Orthodox Church was able to continue in the United States during the communist period in Russia.

    It was Jews in the United States who helped to finance the Bolshevik Revolution and who entered Russia and took over the country when it was already devastated by WW I. Trotsky was one of those Jews. He had been living in New York.

    American Jewish banker Jacob Schiff financed the Japanese side in the Russo-Japanese War. Jews were prominent in the attempted revolution of 1905. Huge numbers of Russian Jews flooded into America soon after Czar Alexander put restrictions on them for cheating Russian peasants in 1881. And more came after the revolution of 1905 failed.

    During the Cold War, Americans were ignorant of the Jewish role in communism. Most still are. So they developed the idea of the “bad Russians.”

    Once the Jews lost their power in Russia, their hatred of Russia increased. They are the ones pushing hatred of Russia right now in the United States.

    • Replies: @yurivku
  106. yurivku says:
    @Seraphim

    he ‘West’ hates Russia because Russia continued to believe in the God…

    It’s only one reason. The main is – we’re going our own way and won’t obey to anybody.
    Of course, the greed to our resources is another big, but not main, reason.
    Seeing the density of idiots and bastards here at UNZ, I think the West will get one more, may be last, lesson.

  107. yurivku says:
    @Eric135

    I wasn’t talking about the West’s hatred of Russia. I was talking about US hatred of Russia.

    It’s funny to read again and again – it’s not us to blame, it’s all the Jews did!
    No, not cockroaches are to blame, but the dirt.

    US made from englishmen/scottish/irish/germans/italians/dutch… whose countries always hated Russia and envy of her resources.
    *You* are to blame and now you’d achieved your goal – now we really hate and despise the west and quite ready to teach it a tough lesson ’cause it’s not capable to learn the mild ones.

    As for jews – yes the are in first lines of hatred as always were.

    • Replies: @Eric135
  108. “Show me the man, and I’ll show you the crime.” – Lavrentiy Beria, head of Joseph Stalin’s secret police …

    Stalin has always been the Democrats most admired politician.

  109. Eric135 says:
    @yurivku

    It’s funny to read again and again — it’s not us to blame, it’s all the Jews did!

    I just proved to you that the U.S. had good relations with Russia.

    Your ridiculous rant about the Italians, Dutch, Irish, etc., makes me think that you’re not very bright.

  110. Mr. Hack says:
    @Seraphim

    See, I was right:

    You’re really a very pathetic, creepy individual.

    🙁

  111. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @Mr. Hack

    Mostly, they had no great desire to be burned alive

  112. Icy Blast says:
    @Ilyana_Rozumova

    This is question of government policy and practice, not of geographical size. Stop being ridiculous (if you can).

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