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Canadian media critic Barrie Zwicker warned us back in 2015: “Is Trump a Fascist? It’s Much Worse.” Ironically, Barrie’s article, originally posted at TruthAndShadows, was purged when that site was annihilated by Google for the crime of supporting 9/11 truth. So who’s really the Nazi, Trump or the internet oligarchs? Neither seems especially tolerant of viewpoints that differ from their own. But the internet and legacy media oligarchs seem to be crushing dissent far more successfully than Trump could ever dream of doing. In fact, they’re even censoring the President of the United States and preventing the American people from hearing what he has to say. Given that that the fascist jackboot that’s crushing our freedom is coming more from the anti-Trump media oligarchs and their legions of “woke” zombie followers than from Trump’s team, does Barrie still think Trump is the 2nd coming of Uncle Adolf? Let’s talk to him and find out! (And let’s see if he’s still worried about a Trump Reichstag Fire involving a false flag blamed on Iran.)

(Republished from Truth Jihad by permission of author or representative)
• Category: Ideology • Tags: American Media, Donald Trump, Iran 
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  1. Marinus van der Lubbe burned the Reichstag.

    • Replies: @GeeBee
    , @Rahan
  2. GeeBee says:
    @Roderick Spode

    Very well said (and by the way, he knew all about Eulalie!).

    Until and unless people who are supposedly on ‘our’ side stop with the incessant invoking of imagery from National Socialist Germany, which they stupidly believe somehow bolsters their cause, there is little hope. Why do they suppose that the terms ‘Nazi’ and ‘Fascist’ are so widely reviled today? Because the truth about those political systems has been buried beneath a moraine of propaganda, whose purpose was, and remains, to disguise the fact that the masses had been duped into fighting for the oligarchy at the expense of their own salvation,

    Just stop all these references for the sake of our cause!

    • Agree: SolontoCroesus
    • Thanks: Roderick Spode
    • Replies: @Wyatt
  3. Wyatt says:

    Well considering how much the “anti-fascists” are destroying the country, it begs the question why the fascists are the bad guys.

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
  4. @Wyatt

    Years ago, a local, politically active (((lawyer))) who was a critical of Marxism, but a socialist, stated “the left and right meet in fascism”. Assuming that I agree with that, it would mean that the systems are remarkably alike, the only differences being ownership and banking.

    This may seem strange. What can there be in common between Communism and the large banks? Oh! The Communism of Marx seeks enormous centralization in the state, and where such exists, there must inevitably be a central state bank, and where such a bank exists, the parasitic Jewish nation, which. speculates on the work of the people, will always find a way to prevail.
    Michael Bakunin, 1871,

    Compare that with

    “USURY is the cancer of the world, which only the surgeon’s knife of Fascism can cut out of the life of the nations.”
    Ezra Pound

    So, the fascists are the bad guys, not because they are totalitarian, it is because they were opposed to usury.

  5. no. Trump is just doing his usual

    attention-whoring. He’ll be out of the WH

    by 21 Jan. ’21.

    • Replies: @Dr. Charles Fhandrich
  6. Dems stole the election with mail-in ballots. The Communists are now in power. Most Americans and posters here on this site seem to have NO IDEA what’s coming.

    • Agree: Getaclue
    • Replies: @PhysicistDave
  7. polistra says: • Website

    Oh, stop this crap. The current president of The Other Party is always getting ready to stage a coup and become President For Life. Both parties say this about The Other Party, and it has NEVER HAPPENED. Why? Because the coup already happened a long time ago, and Deepstate is president for life. The puppets who occupy the White House are glad to get out when their time on stage is done.

  8. Druid says:

    This guy is Barry is guilty of what he accuses others. He’s FOS!

    • Agree: RichardTaylor
    • Replies: @Alberta Vince
  9. Uh, I fail to see the point of this article and the thought behind Trump burning the “Reichstag”. It’s utterly pointless. What happened in a very specific nation, long ago and with a system so different from ours is irrelevant as any kind of predictor of events that will happen in the U.S..

    • Agree: VinnyVette
    • Disagree: Dr. Charles Fhandrich
    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
  10. @Haxo Angmark

    Some people never fail to demonstrate that it’s never the issues that concern them. No.. It’s always about Trump. They always seem to forget we have a Congress, a Senate, a Supreme Court, a press, etc.etc. yet, Trump is their main problem!! It’s as if a conservative voter, focused all of his attention on Nancy Pelosi, or Charles Schumer, toxic as they are in fact. I would imagine that quite a few people would call Pelosi’s antics of tearing up Trumps speech in front of the population of the U.S. and world, something akin to “attention whoring”..LOL

    • Agree: Thomasina
  11. @Druid

    Well but, sadly … he doesn’t seem to realize it though. He reminds me of the constipated mathematician who was forced to work it out with his pencil before he finally realized the full extent of his plight.

    Barry, apparently, sees himself as the benevolent old grandfatherly type who always acts “responsibly” and is terribly offended by those who don’t agree with his position as being “extremely irresponsible” … never seemingly stopping to ponder whether those others might be motivated by just as equal a concern for the direction that humanity is heading … as HE is!

    Concerning the present “Covid crisis,” Barry seems completely convinced that something useful is being accomplished by wearing masks and maintaining social distance between human beings because … ah, because ah …. why? Because of what he’s HEARD??

    When we stop to examine what is being touted as an excuse for this over-arching tyranny, it’s nigh impossible to make any sense out of anything … right? The experts are forever “learning”, having made “past mistakes” and still not sure of anything really. Meanwhile, the virus meekly obeys all the wishes and imaginations of the authorities as they bungle along.

    For instance(s) …

    This virus supposedly swept through China killing thousands back around November/December of 2019 … before ever thinking about hopping on a plane to go elsewhere! The experts, authorities and media were as yet unprepared so the virus respectfully abstained from venturing abroad until they were good and ready.

    Then, when it DID go abroad, it respectfully abstained from spreading through the air because we didn’t as yet have enough masks for everyone and the experts told us that masks were of no use anyway. (If you recall, if you’re over 100 years old … mask-wearing was enforced in the 1918 flu pandemic as well, and masks didn’t help the slightest bit). NOW … masks are 50% of our salvation because the virus is only respecting the wishes and imaginations of the health expert/authorities!

    Yes, no masks or distancing for a full two months of 2020 (Jan, Feb and March) after arrival on our shores and the virus meekly stuck to itself until the authorities were ready to let it spread out.

    We have a “pandemic” (which is an epidemic spanning the entire world) and yet … ask anyone you meet if they personally KNOW anyone who’s contracted this mysterious illness … and see what kind of an answer you get! Oh sure, we all know OF someone or someones who got it … but not personally. How is that possible if this is truly an epidemic that’s now nearly a year old?

    Let me tell you that during the 1918 flu there was NO ONE who didn’t know someone who had contracted that illness! I’m old enough to have had parents who (‘miraculously’) both lived through it -which is one of the reasons I’m here today- and they both lost scads of friends and relatives in that horror.

    We’ve had -we’ve heard- major breakouts of this pandemic in care homes (for some odd reason). Why does this virus happen to prefer decimating seniors?

    Well, could it POSSIBLY be due to the way that it’s been diagnosed?! When you look at the guidelines that were changed in Ontario for instance, some time in Feb. … health care workers were instructed NOT to transport seniors to hospitals because the hospitals were being preserved for younger more useful persons of interest. Instead, they were instructed to note SYMPTOMS being experienced by elderly flu recipients and then marking them down as having Covid19 if the symptoms lined up with the chart items.

    So the afflicted seniors were never lab-tested to see if they actually HAD Covid19; they were -rather- GUESSED to have contracted it!!

    Wow … I could do as well myself and so could YOU all!

    In fact, my best guess/hunch is that I myself contracted this illness on Dec. 25 of 2019 and came down with it on the 29th. My wife succumbed on New Year’s eve.

    We were heading out to a Christmas dinner buffet you see and couldn’t find our destination because it was inside of a shopping mall, whilst the address on the internet didn’t indicate that. So I stopped at a Chinese restaurant along the way -with bright lights glaring out GREAT TASTE- to see if I could get some directions. (Nothing else was open, eh?) I had a foreboding feeling too as I looked at the gaudy blue sign lights but I ignored it. It was uncomfortably cold that evening and as I drove into the restaurant lot I could see people inside the place, packed like sardines and a long waiting line outside of the doors. EVERYONE seemed to be oriental! It felt kind of weird … but they were all very friendly and helpful, crowding around me with their smart phone maps and many instructions -bless them. They sent us on our way and we found our destination just fine and enjoyed the rest of the evening quite immensely.

    THIS is how I contracted “the flu” last winter! I normally never get winter flu’s despite never taking flu shots but I sure did get whacked last December. It was the weirdest and worst flu I’ve ever experienced and honestly … it didn’t even strike me as a flu but more like some kind of debilitating hallucinogenic experience. On the “bright” side though, it forced me to quit smoking after 52 years of uninterrupted “satisfaction.”

    It never even occurred to me at the time that I might have caught this mysterious Chinese Covid thing but after hearing the symptoms described later over the next few months I became increasingly convinced that THAT is what I had contracted. I’m still not fully recuperated IMO … but getting there.

    Having said that … am I convinced that this “thing” deserves the panic and fear and tyranny attributed to it? Not for a single moment. I’m old enough to have lived through MANY an epidemic of illness. We simply accepted that we’d get sick and would then get better and survive. It was just natural -survival of the fittest, you know. Either trust God or -if you’re an atheist- why not simply trust the wisdom of evolution?

    Then later -what thoroughly surprised me in the aftermath of my own personal experience- was to hear the testimonials of MANY others who had experienced or personally knew people who’d experienced …an illness very similar to mine.

    See, ((I)) think that this “epidemic” flu thing has probably spread far and wide ALREADY … but people simply don’t realize that that’s what they or their friends/relatives went through during the last month or months of 2019.

    So ok … how can one know for SURE whether one has already had Covid 19? Well, it turns out that you can’t. There are tests for Corona virus anti-bodies but unfortunately, corona is simply a “family” of viruses which cause colds or flues and the presence of anti-bodies only means that one may have had a cold or flu recently.

    Even if it were possible to nail down precisely, the experts still are “unsure” whether anyone who’s contracted Covid 19 in the past might not get it again!

    It turns out then that EVERYTHING about this supposed pandemic is shrouded in uncertainty. It’s unproven that masks and distancing are actually doing anything of whether the virus itself is on the wane.

    It’s not known how LONG the restricting measures are going to stay in place or what the actual goal of achievement might be.

    We HEAR about the massive rise in cases now, during flu season … but then it’s not sure whether these are actual covid19 cases or maybe ordinary flu’s which are GUESSED to be the pandemic resurrecting.

    How can we KNOW anything for sure? Are we to stay in terror forever of the bogeyman who hasn’t yet arrived at our door?

    How far are we willing to OBEY a tyranny in the making … if there happens to BE an ulterior motive to all of this forced compliance?

    Does any of this make common sense? Whatever doesn’t make sense is non-sense … right?

    I think it’s pretty irresponsible of Barry Zwicker to call us irresponsible if we don’t obey all the dictates being laid upon us by government edicts when we are only following our OWN conscience to stand against tyranny.

    • Agree: Druid
  12. Rahan says:
    @Roderick Spode

    Marinus van der Lubbe burned the Reichstag.

    Product idea:
    Van der Lubbe anal lube!
    For true Antifa diversity.

  13. @aleksander

    aleksander wrote:

    The Communists are now in power. Most Americans and posters here on this site seem to have NO IDEA what’s coming.

    Lots of people, on this site and out through the country, know, and they are very worried. The question is: what to do?

    You know, the American Republic had a lot of good things going for it: a government of laws and not men, presumption of innocence, freedom of speech and association, and all the rest.

    How do we restore that without completely destroying what we are trying to save?

    By the way, I recommend Kurt Schlichter’s novels, especially People’s Republic and Collapse (the other two are less political) as pictures of what America may be facing: as Schlichter says, he very much hopes he is wrong. Sometimes a novelist can make ideas more vivid than a non-fiction writer.

    The prequel to the series,, Crisis, is coming out in a week.

  14. @Dr. Charles Fhandrich

    We just learned that Trump tried to nuke Iran last week—an “American Reichstag Fire” on foreign soil to create a state of emergency giving the president dictatorial powers that might become permanent if the emergency got big enough—but was talked out it by his advisors.

  15. GeeBee says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    Is this a joke Kevin? If not, you won’t be surprised to hear that we demand a source for this rubbish.

  16. CNN version: If the US bombs Iran’s nuclear sites, Iran will hit US bases and likely level Dimona. Then it’s off to the races.

  17. pyrrhus says:

    Trump doesn’t need any more pretexts after the raids on Dominion’s parents company in Germany and Spain–his people have the logs documenting the massive fraud involved….Of course, there is loads of additional evidence of fraud in various States, including MI, PA, WI, and GA…Trump can simply exercise his powers under the 14th Amendment and the Insurrection Act to take control of the States that violated Federal election laws….

  18. @Kevin Barrett

    Horseshit, Barrett. Also, transcript your casts. 99% of unz skips podcasts, but would read script. I’d like to read what other horseshit you come up with, but it ain’t worth the slog of one of your podcasts.

    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
  19. Cortes says:

    A bit depressing to see the drumbeat begin for boots on the ground in Venezuela with allegations that the original commission of dodgy election machines and software was by Hugo Chavez. This is a better indicator of the existence of a “Uniparty” than Graham bumping fists with Harris on the floor of the Senate.

  20. anon[437] • Disclaimer says:

    Re #16, CNN is CIA’s glavlit, so their report that Trump had to be talked out of an attack on Iran is highly unconvincing. He was talked into that, the murder of legally inviolable diplomatic envoy Soleimani, just in time to distract him from the COVID-19 inflection point. Would he fall for it again, at this crucial domestic juncture? Not plausible to this observer.

    No, all indications are that this report is another attack in the ongoing CIA purge of their insubordinate puppet ruler. The big picture is macro-scale electoral fraud by CIA:

    Details like the CNN report are ancillary vilification for domestic rubes, like Qadafy’s viagra rape squadrons.

    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
  21. @Jim Christian

    You transcript-lovers are in luck. I had audio problems interviewing Lady Michele Renouf, so as a courtesy to listeners who are annoyed by the glitches, I transcribed the interview. Look for it here soon. (I don’t have time to do transcripts very often, so enjoy this one while you can.)

  22. @anon

    Actually it was a NY Times story, passed on secondhand by CNN. And yes, I know NYT is no longer even pretending to be objective. But this story is plausible in light of Trump’s post-election purge of the Pentagon and intel agencies, where he has appointed nothing but war-on-Iran fanatics to fill in during the last two months of his term.

  23. @Kevin Barrett

    You didn’t believe it did you? That would definite be worse than believing in Russian collusion. Just a point here. The Russians have never varied their basic plans to counter U.S. power for seventy plus years now. They don’t need to carry out elaborate spy schemes during U.S. elections for one simple reason, to wit, they don’t care who is president, their basic strategy has always been the same towards countering U.S. power.

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