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In Colonel Douglas MacGregor’s latest interview, he debunked the moronic claims that Russia is “committing a genocide” or “doing war crimes,” and also the stupid claim that Russia is planning to nuke the Ukraine.

He then explained, as we’ve explained in detail, that we are at the final phase of this conflict, with between 40 and 60 thousand troops left in the Ukrainian military, who are getting cut off by the Russians. They will either get slaughtered or surrender.

He said that when it becomes undeniable that all of these retarded claims made by the US government and media with regards to how Russia was losing the war have been proved to be retarded, that the US government/media may start saying “we have to do something!” in order to cover up just how badly they lied about all of this.

“The worries me,” MacGregor said.

We are already hearing increasing talk of “boots on the ground” in the Ukraine from the people in Washington.

Of course, if they were only dealing with the Americans, the government and media could just drop the Ukraine topic entirely, and move back to coronavirus, or some other gigantic hoax. They’ve already demonstrated that they can do this with ease – just totally switch the entire public conversation in the course of a few hours, and get the population to go along with it.

But it’s not just the Americans – America has told the entire world that the Ukraine was going to win a war with Russia. This is going to look even dumber than when they said that the Kabul government would stand for at least six months. These people are so mired in their own lies that they need to compile lies on top of lies in order to justify previous lies.

However, it is clear that the Pentagon is telling everyone in Washington that a war with Russia is not feasible. However, they also told them that they could turn the Ukraine into a boondoggle for Russia, and cause the Russian government to collapse because of it. These people are not known for accurate statements.

So maybe the politicians will say “the Pentagon has been wrong about everything – maybe they’re also wrong that we can’t win a ground war against Russia in the Ukraine?”

Only 10% of Russia’s military is in the Ukraine, and it’s likely that they held back because they thought it possible that the US/NATO could invade. At that point, they could flood the country with forces. Then, you’d basically have a nuclear war.

(Republished from The Daily Stormer by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Rich says:

    Coons is another one, rich kid from Connecticut, probably never had to clench his fist to defend himself his whole life, went to all the right schools, got his hall monitor sash early, never spent a day in the military, but he wants to send our military into Ukraine. How do these limp-wristed, pencil necked, armchair warrior, momma’s boys all end up in the American government? Something’s got to change, this nepotistic, affirmative action government is destined to run us into a wall. It just can’t be sustained forever.

  2. Well, for Russia there’s no better time than the present to deal with her adversaries. Russia, unlike the West, has hypersonic missiles which will reach their target unimpeded.

    Russia tried to be friends but West but the West’s masters only wanted the subjugation and destruction of Russia.

    As Putin has said about this overt hostility toward Russia coming from the West and the possibility of thermonuclear war, “ Vladimir Putin Says Aggressors Against Russia Will Be Destroyed and Russians Will Go to Heaven As Martyrs”.

    Meanwhile in the West, females Anglican priestesses of the heretical Anglican Church pray for Putin’s death:

    Christianity Today

    Go Ahead. Pray for Putin’s Demise.
    The imprecatory psalms give us permission to push boldly against evil.

    TISH HARRISON WARREN
    |
    MARCH 8, 2022

    https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2022/march-web-only/prayer-ukraine-russia-putin-imprecatory-psalms.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=article

    Here’s a great analysis of where we find ourselves:

    Dr. E Michael Jones on the Censorship of Ukraine and Russian History


    “Perhaps Providence has ordained that Moscow, the Third Rome, will today in the sight of the world take on the role of κατέχον (2 Thess 2:6-7), of eschatological obstacle to the Antichrist.” —Archbishop Carol Viganò, former Apostolic Nuncio and top Vatican diplomat on March 7, 2022

    • Thanks: Emslander, Joe Levantine
    • Replies: @Wielgus
    , @ziggurat
  3. The Argentine junta thought it would be a good idea to seize the Malvinas in 1982, but that backfired on them.

    Empires and weak dictatorships end with overreach.

    America has a lot of private gun owners. If the SHTF Boogaloo happens, suddenly the ‘War Against White Rage’ will be suspended. They’ll be appealing to ‘Patriots’, who were the favorite targets of their Fed witch hunts, to bail them out and provide stability to the nation.

  4. Anonymous[318] • Disclaimer says:

    If you want to read something funny about the conflict and the US’s effort to supply Ukraine with weapons, check out this article, in particular the middle section starting with the CNN quote:

    https://thesaker.is/sitrep-operation-z-11/

    Here’s a fragment:

    “Pentagon officials say that Kyiv is blowing through a week’s worth of deliveries of antitank munitions every day. It is also running short of usable aircraft as Russian airstrikes and combat losses take their toll. Ammunition has become scarce in Mariupol and other areas.”

    “For the same reason, the war in Ukraine is a sobering preview of the problems the U.S. itself would face in a conflict against Russia or China. If forced to go to war in Eastern Europe or the Western Pacific, Washington would spend down its stockpiles of missiles, precision-guided munitions and other critical capabilities in days or weeks. It would probably suffer severe losses of tanks, planes, ships and other assets that are sophisticated, costly and hard to replace.”

    “In the world wars of the last century, America’s unmatched manufacturing base ultimately powered it to victory. But today, replenishing the free world’s arsenal might not be so easy.

    American economic leadership is no longer based primarily on manufacturing. Shortages of machine tools, skilled labor and spare production capacity could slow a wartime rearmament effort. The U.S. can’t quickly scale up production of Stinger missiles for Ukraine, for example, because the workforce needed to do so no longer exists.”

    • Thanks: Orville H. Larson
  5. About a half of Russia’s armed forces are now in Ukraine, the other half has to remain in Russia. This does not include conscription recruits, of course, and in the case reinforcement is required Russia might be able to send one hundred thousand more troops to Ukraine at best. Meaning the contractors, because sending conscripts to a war would be a disaster and the end of Putin.

    Ukraine will turn into a ‘boondoggle’ for the Russians no doubt and like it or not, this is indisputable. And the Russian government will collapse because of it if the present economic order is not replaced with a new one, based on socialist principles.

    This conflict is not in the final phase, far from that. There are not ’60 thousand troops left’ but about 60 thousand Ukrainian troops in the Donbass area alone, and a lot more elsewhere. The trains full of small arms and ammunition are coming on a regular basis, and it is a matter of time before tanks, planes or at least drones are coming along as well.

    Russia is now going down a spiral deep into the rabbit hole.

    • Agree: meamjojo
    • Thanks: simple mind
  6. Emslander says:

    If the government lied and got American men into wars in the past, the compensation was that we lived in a country of rich resources and decent women. Now that the faggot environmentalists won’t let normal men use the natural resources and have turned the women into screeching lesbian banshees, the men might actually rise up against this British WASP regime of prissy faggotry.

    The compensation for being mangled, blinded or traumatized out of our minds just isn’t there anymore.

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
  7. Anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:
    @Rich

    Coons is another one, rich kid from Connecticut, probably never had to clench his fist to defend himself his whole life, went to all the right schools, got his hall monitor sash early, never spent a day in the military, but he wants to send our military into Ukraine.

    If you seek people who want to avoid war, look among former veterans who have slept in the mud, eaten bad food (or eaten hardly at all) for weeks on end, and killed people. These are people who know from direct experience that talking about fighting is one thing, doing the fighting is something else altogether.

    If, however, you are looking for gung-ho, kill-em-all war enthusisasts, you need look no further than most present-day politicians, who have never seen (or smelled) what war is actually like.

    America could do a lot to put a stop to a lot of this nonsense by insisting that would-be politicians serve before they lead. Sure, some will never get the message, but most will think twice before leading their nation into a place they know firsthand is no place to be.

    • Agree: Rich, WizardWhoKnocks
  8. My impression, from what little I’ve seen of him, was that the interviewer, Dan Ball, was probably just another ignorant bloviating media neocon, like Shawn Hannity and Brian Kilmeade. Glad that I was proven wrong.

  9. Anon[115] • Disclaimer says:
    @beavertales

    …. The Argentine junta thought it would be a good idea to seize the Malvinas in 1982, but that backfired on them…..

    An Argentine buddy of mine told me that after the debacle massive demonstrations in Buenos Aries whose main chant was LIARS.

    He also told me inflation had destroyed the value of the currency so much that the demonstrators threw fistfuls of 100 peso coins at the presidential palace.

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
  10. @Here Be Dragon

    LOL. How are all those tanks and planes going to manage to get across the border into Ukraine? Russia has the capability of blowing them up before they get very far – and will. It has done so already. Putin is no longer pussyfooting around.

    • Replies: @Here Be Dragon
  11. He said that when it becomes undeniable that all of these retarded claims made by the US government

    At least half, probably more than half of these retarded claims are coming from the UK. They’ve pushed every conceivable lie, including Putin using nukes, chemical bombs and murdering children for sport.

    Why does Anglin never, ever talk about the UK? This ain’t my imagination either.

  12. @beavertales

    America has a lot of private gun owners.

    In the current global context (and only because the American Empire has chosen to forcefully insert its tentacles up everyone else’ butts all around the world) it seems to me that the USA needs its own version of the French Revolution real soon.

    For the sake of the children all over the planet.

    • Replies: @Neuday
  13. Anonymous[318] • Disclaimer says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    Ukraine had about 200000 troops proper or 24 brigades at the start of the war. In the last few days they’re losing around 1000 a day (dead, wounded or captured). Sure they can replace them with school teachers or plumbers, but these will be useless in modern combat. Modern combat requires years of training to make a proper soldier. The kind of people that are being recruited now, besides not wanting to fight in the first place, will either surrender at the first opportunity or just get slaughtered.

    Russia is pursuing an attrition strategy because it fits them and it fits them because their artillery outclasses the Ukrainian one (and even the Western ones that are being shipped in) and because they have huge superiority in regards to air forces and electronic warfare.

    This will take longer than the original blitzkrieg strategy, but it will ensure minimal losses for Russian forces, which are only truly vulnerable in urban combat like Mariupol or while they’re on the move. In positional battles the ratio of losses is over 10:1 in favor of the Russians.

    • Agree: Joe Levantine
  14. @follyofwar

    A tank has wheels, and a plane has wings. And Ukraine has a long border with NATO countries, where American surface-to-air missiles are now being sent as well.

    Don’t be stupid.

    • Agree: simple mind
    • Replies: @Sparkylyle92
    , @Biff
    , @Spect3r
  15. @Anon

    I got the impression at the time that the Falklands/Malvinas escapade was a threadbare attempt by the Argentine junta to distract the public from how badly it had bungled the economy and to give the country some unifying purpose.

    You can be certain Brandon has advisers telling him of similar advantages a large scale war with Russia would provide him.

    • Agree: nokangaroos
  16. @Emslander

    I am from a family with a tradition of military service, but I now advocate to the people I love not to throw their lives, their health and well being away in military service to the US.

    To fight and risk one’s life for the people who love you is hard enough. To fight and risk one’s life for people who openly hate you is outright looniness. Let the bulldykes, pillow-biters and trannies fight and die to promote globo homo in Lviv, Odessa and Kiev. Normal American men and women need to stay out, stay home and start families and careers.

    • Agree: Rogue, Rich, Piglet
    • Replies: @Emslander
    , @rgl
  17. Wielgus says:
    @Kevin O’Malley

    Praying for Putin’s death. The C of E.
    A Welsh Catholic of the late 16th century, later executed, was visited in prison by a C of E priest who sought to unsettle him in his Catholicism. The priest said he himself had the keys of St Peter as much as the Pope did. The Catholic noted burst blood vessels in the priest’s nose and told him that judging from his nose, the keys the priest had were keys to a beer cellar. A bit ad hominem but witty.

  18. Emslander says:
    @Kolya Krassotkin

    The Emslanders and their centuries of ancestors have sacrificed life and limb throughout history for various rulers, including those of the USA. My father’s disabled condition after WWII insured that his family would never enjoy the ease or the prosperity of the families of the assholes who sent him from a very prosperous farm life into a hell of bombs and shrapnel.

    Now that we’re all getting to know each other, I doubt that many future Emslanders will go willingly into their choice of wars.

  19. @Anonymous

    Jeez, if only there were someone around to tell us that dismantling our autarky is a bad idea… Do you guys hear that giant sucking sound yet?

  20. Anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    Ukraine will turn into a ‘boondoggle’ for the Russians no doubt and like it or not, this is indisputable.

    I do not know if it quite so clear-cut as to be “indisputable.” After all, this war is still not two months old yet.

    The Russians have had setbacks, certainly. However, time seems to favour them and not the Ukrainians. Regardless, I would like to see this war over, and soon, for the simple reason that each day means more deaths.

    At this point, I care a lot less about who wins and loses and a lot more about the fact that people on both sides are dying, and dying needlessly. Depending on which map you look at, Ukraine is anywhere from one-fourth to one-third solidly in Russian hands and, regardless of what anyone may think of them, it is obvious that they are not going away because their national pride is at stake (for better or for worse).

    What the Ukrainians hope to gain by continuing to fight on is unclear to me. Even assuming the Russians are not winning, the Ukrainians do not seem to be in any condition to go on the offensive. Unless I am missing something, they are solely on the defensive and I cannot think of any wars offhand that were won by the side that remained entirely on the defensive.

    I can see this war dragging on for another six weeks, but I will be surprised if it lasts beyond the end of May; I hope that it does not. The consequences of it lasting longer than that for both sides are just too ghastly to contemplate.

  21. Rich says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    Russia’s military is estimated to be at about 1.35 million* men including reserves. At the most, Western sources say there are 200,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. How does that add up to 50%? (It’s under 15% in case your calculator is broken).

    *That number is estimated by GFP. Macrotrends estimates the Russian military strength to be at 1.45 million. World Population Review estimates Russian military personnel at over 3 million, but that’s got to be too high.

    • Replies: @Here Be Dragon
  22. kids say the darndest things, zog says the gayest things, and dougy mac says the wisest things

  23. @beavertales

    Unfortunately the poor idiots have proven time after time that they are afflicted with extreme short memory. If war breaks out with Russia, most of the White lemmings will line up to take arms against the evil bad Russians when it should be their golden chance to settle their accounts with their internal oppressors. This is the fate of anyone whose brain got infected with parasites.

    • Agree: Drapetomaniac
  24. meamjojo says:

    Welcome to the party. Sorry, not you Putin/Russia!
    ———-
    U.S., allies plan for long-term isolation of Russia
    A new strategy would mark a return to containment after years of seeking cooperation and coexistence with Moscow

    By Karen DeYoung and Michael Birnbaum
    April 16, 2022 at 7:28 p.m. EDT

    Nearly two months into Vladimir Putin’s brutal assault on Ukraine, the Biden administration and its European allies have begun planning for a far different world, in which they no longer try to coexist and cooperate with Russia, but actively seek to isolate and weaken it as a matter of long-term strategy.

    At NATO and the European Union, and at the State Department, the Pentagon and allied ministries, blueprints are being drawn up to enshrine new policies across virtually every aspect of the West’s posture toward Moscow, from defense and finance to trade and international diplomacy.

    Outrage is most immediately directed at Putin himself, who President Biden said last month “can’t remain in power.” While “we don’t say regime change,” said a senior E.U. diplomat, “it is difficult to imagine a stable scenario with Putin acting the way he is.”

    But the nascent new strategy goes far beyond the Kremlin leader, as planners are continuing to revise seminal documents that are to be presented in the coming months. Biden’s first National Security Strategy, legally required last year but still uncompleted, is likely to be significantly altered from initial expectations it would concentrate almost exclusively on China and domestic renewal. The Pentagon’s new National Defense Strategy, sent last month in classified form to Congress, prioritizes what a brief Pentagon summary called “the Russia challenge in Europe,” as well as the China threat.

    Russia’s failures in Ukraine imbue Pentagon with newfound confidence
    ….
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2022/04/16/us-nato-isolate-russia/”

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
  25. @Here Be Dragon

    So you think a tank can drive across western Ukraine.
    Instead of calling others stupid, you should address your own ignorance.

  26. Chris Moore says: • Website

    What MacGregor really means is that when the country finds out the Zionist + Shitlib Propaganda Class and Political Class has lied them into another unnecessary war, there will be hell to pay. So the grifters are pulling out all the stops to turn Russia into the bogeyman, just as they turned Islam into “Islamofascism.” They believe the goyim rubes are too stupid to put it all together, and that the establishment is corrupt and depraved enough to go along with it in the same way that they went along with the 9/11 narrative.

    I wonder what MacGregor’s position was on the “War on Terror”? See, that’s how they keep them under wraps — they implicate them in one conspiracy or another so they’re vested in the Satanic racket.

    Truly of their father, the Devil.

  27. “Never get involved in a land war in Asia.”

    • Replies: @rgl
  28. Wokechoke says:
    @Anonymous

    The EU isn’t made of money. The US isn’t made of money either. You can’t just give war gear away for free. You can’t even sell it forever to a losing regime. What money will they have in a month?

  29. Wokechoke says:
    @meamjojo

    In the Cold War the USSR essentially deprived Europe of cheap migrant labor.

    In this war, let’s call it the Tepid War, the EU seeks to deprive itself of Russian raw materials and their cheap labor.

    It’s hard to understand, no one is being given a chance to vote on any of these changes. Well maybe the French are. No one else though.

    • Replies: @meamjojo
  30. dimples says:
    @Anonymous

    “I can see this war dragging on for another six weeks, but I will be surprised if it lasts beyond the end of May”

    This war could easily go on for another six months. After the Russians have gotten rid of the Uke army in the Donbass cauldron, which may take until the end of May, they still need to deal with cities like Karkhov, Odessa and possibly Kiev and Lvov.

    • Agree: Avery
    • Replies: @Avery
  31. Avery says:
    @dimples

    Most likely, this war will go on at least a year, or possibly 2, until Russia finally prevails.

    Here is why I think that:

    – It took Russia about 1 year in 2nd Chechen war to prevail and pacify Chechnya.
    With crucial help of non-Islamist Chechens (Kadyrov clan)

    – Donbass will be fully liberated and safe shortly. But.

    – NATO/US will never let Zelensky or any puppet regime in Kiev to sign a peace treaty with Russia. And whatever deal is signed, will mean nothing: Under NATO orders, Kiev violated Minsk agreements of 2014/2015. NATO/US will never honor any peace deal that Kiev signs. They will keep the war going as long as there are Ukrainians willing to fight and die for NATO.

    – I don’t know how, but Russia will need to seal off the Western borders of Ukraine: cut off any NATO supplies from coming to Ukraine. May be impossible, given the size of it.

    – So the smoldering war in the West Ukraine will go on for at least a year, maybe many years. Unless something happens and Russia and NATO/US go at it with nukes……..

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
    , @meamjojo
  32. @Anonymous

    … because they have huge superiority in regards to air forces and electronic warfare.

    Sez who???

    • Troll: Harold Smith
  33. RobinG says:

    A nice little piece that managed to see the light of day (in my msn feed, at least).

    Rachel Marsden: If Washington wanted peace in Ukraine, it would stop sending weapons
    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/rachel-marsden-if-washington-wanted-peace-in-ukraine-it-would-stop-sending-weapons/ar-AAWnljI?ocid=msedgntp&cvid=26828dee1ea9437c990cf1ee69f63f39

  34. peterAUS says:
    @Anonymous

    What the Ukrainians hope to gain by continuing to fight on is unclear to me.

    To win the war.

    Even assuming the Russians are not winning, the Ukrainians do not seem to be in any condition to go on the offensive.

    At the moment.

    Unless I am missing something, they are solely on the defensive and I cannot think of any wars offhand that were won by the side that remained entirely on the defensive.

    There is defense and there is offense. Usually one party starts with defense, exhausts the attacker and goes on offense.
    Countless examples. One of them USSR (of all people…): Defense up to Moscow…offense up to and including Berlin.

    Here is one of possible scenarios (I think the most likely).
    Russians are (still) on the offense. Very soon the effort will exhaust itself. We’ll have a stalemate.
    It will be used, for Russians, to consolidate the gains.
    It will also be used by NATO to get ready to retake some of those gains. NATO as CiC and “tail”, Ukrainian armed forces as “teeth”.

    Bottom line: NATO, I mean Ukraine, know exactly what they are doing.
    Not so sure about the cabal in Kremlin.

    • LOL: RoatanBill, rgl
    • Troll: Harold Smith
    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @kihowi
  35. Biff says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    A tank has wheels, and a plane has wings.

    And fairies have wings and tales.

  36. Anonymous[701] • Disclaimer says:
    @peterAUS

    Bottom line: NATO, I mean Ukraine, know exactly what they are doing.
    Not so sure about the cabal in Kremlin.

    Ukraine has lost the war.

    The Ukraine military is being systematically and ruthlessly ground down. Ukraine has lost 25k (KIAs) and 2k surrenders of Ukraine troops/combatants.

    NATO can’t enter the fight for another year of prep for U.S. to assemble (and the U.S. is the only country capable for such a conflict b/c every other EU/Five Eyes country is worthless militarily).

    And if such a scenario comes to pass it will mean elimination of all recon satellites and most likely the elimination of geosynchronous orbit satellites (e.g., GPS).

    But if it doesn’t go nuclear I’m all for it (I live in a east coast city and I’d be an immediate goner). Let’s git ‘er goin’! 🇺🇸👊🏻

    • Replies: @peterAUS
    , @nokangaroos
  37. @Rich

    America needs a coup. Time for the people and the military to forcibly remove the politicians, arrest all lobbyists + plus their interest groups, and lastly arrest everyone Wall Street. I almost forgot the degenerates in Hollywood. However, we know who and what these people are. They’d call us antisemites and Nazis for doing so. America has been hijacked.

    • Thanks: beavertales
  38. @Anonymous

    Not to mention the global shortage of semiconductors needed to make all those toys function.

  39. @Rich

    Russia’s military is estimated to be at about 1.35 million men including reserves. At the most, Western sources say there are 200,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. How does that add up to 50%?

    That is, ‘including reserves’ and the reserve is composed of conscripts, enrolling in after a 12-month period of recruit training. Recruits are not supposed to be involved in combat missions.

    The number of conscripts amounts to 225,000 and the number of contractors amounts to 405,000 as of March 2020.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_Armed_Forces#Personnel

    • Replies: @Rich
  40. martin_2 says:
    @beavertales

    the Malvinas

    You mean The Falkland Isles.

  41. @Avery

    The US and NATO will need to bring in lots of weaponry that’s large and near impossible to hide. Russia should maintain a watch over what’s left of Ukraine after they create a several kilometre wide buffer zone and sign absolutely nothing, leaving this situation like Korea was left.

    Any time they see something like a military installation or the movement of weapons systems, they should knock it out with a missile. The Russian air force should maintain air cover over Ukraine so that the airspace is denied to anyone else and use those planes to also take out whatever looks like it has anything to do with militarism.

    Ukraine needs to be demilitarized. Alternatively, if US and NATO forces enter Ukraine after a cease fire is established, Russia should resume their on the ground military operations to destroy any installations and after one such operation, take over all of Ukraine.

    Putin needs to show up NATO for the bullshit organization it is. All the money the Europeans pour into that hole needs to be shown as a wasted investment. That might get the US out of Europe after they realize that NATO can’t and won’t take on Russia, the primary reason for NATO’s existence.

    • Agree: Avery, rgl
  42. @Anonymous

    What the Ukrainians hope to gain by continuing to fight on is unclear to me. Even assuming the Russians are not winning, the Ukrainians do not seem to be in any condition to go on the offensive.

    Of course the Russians are winning – in the field, but that’s the superficial part of it. Russia has lost 70% of its export and \$300 billion of financial reserves, and at the same time all of its import of computer chips.

    Continuing to fight on, Ukraine is helping Uncle Sam to bleed Russia and force it into a political crisis.

    I can see this war dragging on for another six weeks, but I will be surprised if it lasts beyond the end of May; I hope that it does not. The consequences of it lasting longer than that for both sides are just too ghastly to contemplate.

    This was is going to drag on for at least another six months, not weeks. I will be surprised if it is finished before the end of summer.

    More probable, it is then going to come to the high point and we will know whether NATO is going to interfere in it or is not.

    • Replies: @Decoy
    , @Anonymous
  43. Rich says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    Huh? Mr Dragon, I don’t think you understand anything about the military. But at least you jump when the media tells you to and cheer for the team they direct you. I think you get an extra pudding a week in the camp for that.

    You might not know this, but National Guard units aren’t supposed to be used for overseas wars either. The US used 300,000 National Guard troops in Iraq. Just because Lester Holt tells you draftees aren’t supposed to be used in a combat area, doesn’t make it so. The closest Lester ever got to being in the military was when he dressed as the Navy guy in his college Village People tribute band.

  44. Given MacGregor’s disconnection with reality, there’s no worry about anyone else discovering the truth. The MSM may be wrong, but MacGregor is just guessing and has as yet to shown to be right on much of anything. Putin is just as far from his victory parade as he was back in February.

  45. Neuday says:
    @Ultrafart the Brave

    it seems to me that the USA needs its own version of the French Revolution real soon.

    The “USA” won’t have a revolution because food is cheap, housing is cheap, there are many good women to for a man to start a family with, our communities are safe and cohesive, and our entertainments are all manner of uplifting shows that are both enlightening and good for the soul. Why revolt when things have been getting only better for Americans, generation after generation?

  46. No one will “freak out” for real until China cuts off the Pentagon. But, the Colonel is accurate.

    The US military war machine is more dependent on Chinese manufacturing and industrial output than Wal-Mart. Probably not as dependent as Amazon. Well, I can’t say for sure on that.

    If fact, if the Russians started sinking every cargo ship or tanker headed to or from China, the wars would end. All of them.

    All supply chains to the US war in Ukraine all run through China. Russia can win without Chinese support but not while China continues to support the Yankee wars as they have done since 1999. Even after Bill Clinton bombed the Chinese embassy in Belgrade, China continued to be part of the US war-based economic system.

  47. @Rich

    National Guard troops doing mostly support functions in an “easy” war like Iraq or Afghanistan (stationed in mostly secure fortress areas) is a far cry from raw cannon fodders drawn from backhole Russian villages and tenement slums.

    I don’t think you understand anything about the military, or what “war” means. But at least you jump when the media tells you to and cheer for the team they direct you.

    Enjoy your pudding

    • LOL: Rich
  48. @Neuday

    Nobody revolts over “entertainment”, except to demand more of it.

  49. rgl says:
    @Rich

    What can be said? This is the way the american political establishment works. People – i.e. the voter – may put forward a person for office, but that person is then vetted for the correct attitude, the correct ‘think’, and subservience to Israel.

    If that person doesn’t pass the establishments criteria, he or she is politically sidelined, usually by nefarious means.

    Washington is simply corrupt. There is no other way to say it.

    • Agree: RobinG
  50. Wielgus says:
    @Neuday

    Not the picture of the USA I recognise from this website. Maybe not pre-revolutionary but I do not form an impression of the USA as a happy place.

    • Replies: @RobinG
  51. rgl says:
    @Smashed Squash

    Truer words were never so ignored.

  52. rgl says:
    @Kolya Krassotkin

    That is very, very good advice. I hope it is heeded.

    • Thanks: Kolya Krassotkin
  53. Alrenous says: • Website

    It’s possible the massive narrative *clunk* is going to be an issue, yeah. However, more likely they forget all about it and everyone just lets them.
    “Hey remember that time you said…”
    “Covid”
    “ermagerd xierrsays”

    The colonel is a military man and like a legit grown-up. Both of these make him particularly unsuited for contemplating how journalism works. It’s only going to be a problem if the journalists try to salvage the narrative somehow. If they drop it instantly, like they usually do, it will be fine.

    Who thought they were telling the truth in the first place? Least of all their supporters. It doesn’t even occur to blucheka supporters that they might be getting fed facts.

  54. @Rich

    Mr Rich, in the Russian Federation a mobilization of reserve personnel, considering the political climate, might have repercussions of gargantuan proportions and lead to a destabilizing protest, perhaps even sabotage.

    Therefore this option is not going to be on the table, except on the condition that the fighting is about to begin to spread into the Russian turf, and even then there might be consequences that no one in the Kremlin is longing for.

    Not to mention that the actual number of reservists is not known to no one but the Russian authorities and is not presented in open sources, and that means, it is not possible to estimate the real amount of manning resources that the Russian Armed Forces maintain.

    At this time there are 400 thousand contractors, not counting the 300 thousand of the National Guard personnel and about 5-6 thousand of the PMC Wagner mercenaries. This is what can be used to a certain extent.

    • Replies: @Rich
  55. kihowi says:
    @peterAUS

    The “Ukraine might win the war” is just a western media thing, dude. The Ukrainians themselves don’t believe it. It’s something you say to keep the free money flowing because “we’re inevitably toast in the long run” doesn’t work as well.

    • Agree: Orville H. Larson
    • Replies: @peterAUS
  56. Rich says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    I haven’t heard or seen your numbers anywhere. 400k contractors in the field? Or available? Everything I’ve seen indicates a top number of 200k, with many sources saying 130k. Doesn’t really matter. When you put on the uniform, of any country, you become eligible for combat. The issue of reservists being used by the Russians just isn’t that big a deal. After every lie I’ve heard from the Western media, from the holicau\$t to JFk’s murder to the covid campaign has convinced me that if the media speaks in unison with .gov, believe the opposite. The media and .gov are firmly on the side of the Ukes.

    • Replies: @RobinG
    , @Here Be Dragon
  57. RobinG says:
    @Rich

    Simpleton and the Dragon, et al, seem intent on clinging to their exceptionally ignorant exceptionalism. The Chechens are essentially a National Guard, heavily weighted towards special ops and urban warfare. They’re doing much of the clean-up in Mariupol/Azovstal. Support Patrick Lancaster’s reporting.

    Russian Forces Eliminate Ukraine Forces Using Apartment As Firing Position

  58. @Sparkylyle92

    Of course they can.

    Western fuel efficient tanks get 100 miles to the gallon.

  59. RobinG says:
    @Wielgus

    That may have been sarcasm from Neuday. It should have been.

    • Replies: @Wielgus
  60. @Rich

    I haven’t heard or seen your numbers anywhere.

    Of course. Had you taken a minute of your time before answering me, and visited the link I provided, then you would have.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_Armed_Forces#Personnel

    And of course, the mobilization reserve is eligible for combat. But that doesn’t mean it is expected to be used in the present circumstances.

    • Replies: @Rich
  61. @Anonymous

    The NAVSTAR (“GPS”) are not geosynchronous (would make little sense for
    navigation) but in a special twice-per-sidereal-day orbit (20,200km), in six
    orbital planes inclined 55° to the equator, and at least four satellites per plane
    (to allow for replacement and graceful degradation). Like the reconnaissance
    mainstay (“Big Bird”), attacking them requires as much effort as placing a satellite
    there yourself.
    (“ordinary” low Earth orbit (“LEO”) satellites (180-300km, 90min.) are
    within easy reach of the S-500)
    Of course US dependence on satellites is such (reading maps was a lost art even before they went tranny) that they´d have to immediately go nukuler if the network got compromised.

  62. Rich says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    I always go to Wikipedia for accurate info, but even with that, what’s your point? Is it that the Russians have a huge pool of men to draw on in case the war gets out of hand? Is it that you don’t think draftees or reservists should be used? Maybe it’s me, but I really don’t know where you’re trying to go. There’s a war going on, if the Russians decide to draft more men, they will, didn’t Zelensky order all men between 18 and 64 to join the militia? (If they don’t have wealthy contacts, of course). Wars are funny things and situations change and sometimes smaller countries win, I just don’t see how that happens here. Whatever .gov and the msm say.

  63. peterAUS says:

    Counterbattery. More importantly: “…expected to order dramatic increase”……………..

  64. @Neuday

    The “USA” won’t have a revolution because food is cheap, housing is cheap, there are many good women to for a man to start a family with, our communities are safe and cohesive, and our entertainments are all manner of uplifting shows that are both enlightening and good for the soul.

    So you have a “USA” on your planet too? Small universe. But your “USA” sounds like a much nicer place than the one here on earth, which is run by a Satanic cult and is rapidly destroying itself, accordingly.

  65. Wielgus says:
    @RobinG

    Perhaps. On the Web it can be quite hard to detect irony or sarcasm.

  66. ziggurat says:
    @Kevin O’Malley

    Thanks. The video with “E Michael Jone” provides a really good history of the conflict between USA, Ukraine, and Russia.

  67. meamjojo says:
    @Wokechoke

    “It’s hard to understand, no one is being given a chance to vote on any of these changes. Well maybe the French are. No one else though.”

    So you’re saying that the choice to invade Ukraine by Putin should have been put up to a vote first in Russia?

    That sounds like a reasonable idea. But of course, then someone in Russia would have needed to be able to make the case against invading. Who might that have been? Navalny?

  68. meamjojo says:
    @Avery

    NATO+USA will then have to impose a no-fly zone over Ukraine to protect their weapon deliveries and also the citizenry of Ukraine. Should have been done at the beginning of this engagement but there are too many Western politicians, including Biden, trying to balance looking tough on Russia while still protecting their economies.

    Perhaps you’ve heard “You can’t have your cake and eat it too”?

    The USA+NATO can EASILY match anything Russia can do. Tit for tat if you will.

    I say call Putin’s bluff. Watch that dog put his tail between his legs and turn and run away.

    • Replies: @Avery
  69. @Neuday

    The “USA” won’t have a revolution because food is cheap, housing is cheap, there are many good women to for a man to start a family with, our communities are safe and cohesive, and our entertainments are all manner of uplifting shows that are both enlightening and good for the soul.

    A delicious piece of satire, deadly serious in its presentation. A masterpiece in comedic delivery.

    To be fair, as long as a sufficient number of the lemmings continue to swallow that increasingly tenuous fairy tale, then the overthrow will remain stalled. I suspect the coming food riots might jar a few more out of their daydream.

  70. Petermx says:

    “Sen. Chris Coons, the Biden conduit who holds his former seat in Delaware, has actively begun floating the deployment of US troops to Ukraine: “Putin will only stop when we” — the US — “stop him,” Coons warns” You can’t stop him stupid. You’re weak, pathetic degenerates. Transexuals and pregnant women in fatigues don’t make good soldiers loser.

    The US may have done the world a favor. I think Russia and China will come out the best of this. Europe, the US and Japan now too are in big trouble. Maybe things have to get worse before Europe kicks the US to the bucket so they get serious and throw the degenerates that lead them out too. And the US can do the same.

    Hopefully, there will be some brave souls honest enough to put the blame for all those dead Ukrainians and Russians where it belongs. First and foremost, the Jewish neocons like Victoria Nuland, the Russian born Jew Max Boot and many others. Second, the Americans, particularly the media (they should pay with long prison sentences for their lies) and military that thought the US was the modern day Roman Empire instead of the degenerate losers that they are. And third, the pathetic Europeans that behave like the American lapdogs. Europe must overthrow cultural marxism and degeneracy that left wing Jews imposed on them to strip them of their pride after WW II. The result has been a catastrophic.

  71. Avery says:
    @meamjojo

    {I say call Putin’s bluff. }

    Agree:

    What are you waiting for?
    The war still going.
    Your UkroNazi ZioFührer Zelensky is calling for foreign volunteers.
    (you know, like the ~200 mercenary scum that got Kinzalled)

    Go, go, go: don’t waste your time writing posts @UNZ.
    Go and watch with your own eyes ‘…. that dog put his tail between his legs and turn and run away.’. Maybe you’ll get lucky and will see another Kinzal in your base as it comes calling. Try to run: maybe you can outrun the spreading fireball of 1,000s of degrees Fahrenheit, before it consumes you and you mercenary buddies.

    • Agree: Petermx
  72. Decoy says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    Unfortunately, NATO is almost forced to directly enter the fight because the other choice is to let Russia take over the Donbass and signal to the world that NATO is almost toothless. Since that organization has milked the USA and Europe for many billions of dollars over its history and has many thousands of cushy no risk “military” jobs at stake they need to find a way to keep the organization relevant. They are experts on that. In the real world NATO hasn’t been relevant since 1991, but it’s still around. Killing off a bureaucracy is more difficult than winning a war.

    • Replies: @Petermx
  73. Petermx says:
    @Decoy

    It is toothless and the Donbass is none of its business, just as Danzig and Prague were none of the British, French or USA’s business 80 years ago. It would be a huge mistake for Europe to allow the US to start another war, this one in Europe. The US and Europe are made up of pathetic, weak perverts. Russia is a normal country. Their army is twice as good as anything NATO has and any war in Europe between NATO and Russia would have a good chance of becoming a nuclear war. It would be insane for NATO to get involved in the war. This is why Ukraine is “not” a NATO member. Ukraine is not an ally of NATO members and NATO has no obligation (as in none) to come to Ukraine’s defense. This war could have been easily avoided if Ukraine gave Russia what it wanted, a guarantee that it won’t join NATO. Austria, Finland, Sweden and other countries are not part of NATO and they’re better off for it.

  74. Anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    More probable, it is then going to come to the high point and we will know whether NATO is going to interfere in it or is not.

    I would hope NATO has the good sense to stay out of this one. If they are eager to take on the Russians, their enthusiasm seems to me to be badly misplaced.

    Admittedly, there does seem to be a lot of talk lately of how easily NATO (meaning the Americans) could beat the Russians. Can someone please explain the underlying basis of the (seemingly widespread) assumption that the Americans could defeat the first-world military of the Russians with no difficulty when the American record against third-world militaries over the past five decades has been so unimpressive?

    (I mean, didn’t the Americans get chased out of Afghanistan less than a year ago after twenty years of fighting? Terry didn’t field much in the way of artillery or an air force, either.)

    On the plus side, there is nothing like a war to distract from domestic problems and the Americans seem to be facing many such problems right now. Getting America embroiled in a war so that everyone in the US has to shut up and do as they are told could be just the ticket for American politicians who might otherwise have to take responsibility for poor decision making.

    So there’s that.

    • Agree: Petermx, Here Be Dragon
  75. Anonymous[219] • Disclaimer says:

    Admittedly, there does seem to be a lot of talk lately of how easily NATO (meaning the Americans) could beat the Russians. Can someone please explain the underlying basis of the (seemingly widespread) assumption that the Americans could defeat the first-world military of the Russians with no difficulty when the American record against third-world militaries over the past five decades has been so unimpressive?

    The syllogism is simple enough:

    A great world power would easily defeat the Russian Federation.
    The US is a great world power.
    Therefore, the US would easily defeat the Russian Federation.

    Remember that popular assumption doesn’t mean much. Here’s what was apparently a popular adaptation of Macdermott’s War Song to WW I, a war that was a disaster for the UK.

    • Replies: @Petermx
  76. Petermx says:
    @Anonymous

    No, the US is not a great power. It no longer has power. The Russians would defeat the incompetent perverts from the US. It would be like a judo match between Putin and Biden. Americans are losers. They can’t even beat Afghanistan.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  77. Spect3r says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    So… they will be driving the tanks? From where?
    You shouldnt really be calling someone ignorant when is clear that you have no idea how military material is even transported.

  78. Spect3r says:
    @Neuday

    The US won’t have a revolution because there is no US consulate in the US… everyone knows that 😀

  79. Anonymous[231] • Disclaimer says:
    @Petermx

    Americans are losers.

    and you, Petermix — you’re a winner? or just a loudmouth?

    • Troll: Petermx
    • Replies: @Petermx
  80. Petermx says:
    @Anonymous

    You had better get used to it. You haven’t seen anything yet.

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