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So, welcome to 2021! If last week was any indication, it is going to be quite an exciting year. It is going to be the year in which GloboCap reminds everyone who is actually in charge and restores “normality” throughout the world, or at least attempts to restore “normality,” or the “New Normality,” or the “Great Normal Reset,” or “The New Normal War on Domestic Terror” … or whatever they eventually decide to call it.

In any event, whatever they call it, GloboCap is done playing grab-ass. They have had it with all this “populism” malarkey that has been going on for the last four years. Yes, that’s right, the party is over, you Russian-backed white supremacist terrorists! You Trump-loving, anti-mask grandmother killers! You anti-vax, election-fraud-conspiracy theorists! You deviants who refuse to follow orders, wear your damn masks, vote for who they tell you, and believe whatever completely nonsensical official propaganda they pour into your heads!

Oh, yes, you really did it this time! You stormed the goddamned US Capitol. You and your racist, Russia-backed army of bison-hat wearing half-naked actors have meddled with the primal forces of GloboCap, and now, by God, you will atone! No, do not try to minimize your crimes. You entered a building without permission! The building where America simulates democracy! You walked around in there waving silly flags! You went into the Chamber, into people’s offices! One of you actually put his filthy populist feet up on Pelosi’s desk … ON HER DESK! This aggression will not stand!

OK, before I go any further with this essay, I need to explain to my regular readers (in case it wasn’t already clear) that I’ve decided to forswear every word I’ve ever written, and all my principles, and my common sense, and join the remainder of my old leftist and liberal friends in the orgy of online hate and outrage they are currently mindlessly indulging in.

Yes, I realize this comes as a shock, but I have seen the GloboCap writing on the wall, and I don’t want to … you know, get ideologically “cleansed,” or charged with “extremism,” or “insurrectionism,” or “domestic terrorism,” or “populism,” or whatever. I’m already in enough trouble as it is for not playing ball with their “apocalyptic plague,” and whatever else I am, I am certainly no martyr, and I have a career in the arts to consider, so I have decided to listen to my inner coward and join the goose-stepping global-capitalist mob, which is why this column sounds slightly out of character.

See, back in the old days, before my conversion, I would have made fun of my liberal friends for calling this “storming” of the Capitol a “coup,” or an “insurrection,” and for demanding that the protesters be prosecuted as “domestic terrorists.” I probably would have scolded them a bit for taking to the Internet and spewing their hatred at the unarmed woman shot dead by the police like a pack of soulless, totalitarian jackals. I might have even made a reference to that infamous scene in Schindler’s List where the crowd of “normal” German citizens all laugh and jeer as the Jews are marched away to the ghetto by the Nazi goons.

But, now that I have seen the light, I see how bad and wrong that would have been. Clearly, trespassing in the US Capitol is a crime that should be punishable by death. And comparing contemporary American liberals to the “good Germans” during the Nazi era is so outrageous that … well, it should probably be censored. So, good thing I decided not to do that! Plus, the woman was a “devoted conspiracy theorist,” so she got what she deserved, right? (“Play stupid games, win stupid prizes” was the official liberal shibboleth, I believe.)

In fact (and I hope my liberal friends are still reading this), the police should have shot the entire lot of them! All these Russian-backed Nazi insurrectionists should have been gunned down right there on the spot, preferably by muscle-bound corporate mercenaries and CIA snipers in Black Hawk helicopters with big Facebook and Twitter logos on them! Actually, anyone who trespassed in the Capitol Building (which is like a cathedral), or just came to the protest wearing a MAGA hat, should be hunted down by federal authorities, charged as a “domestic white-supremacist terrorist,” frog-marched out onto Black Lives Matter Plaza, and shot, in the face, live, on TV, so that everyone can watch and howl at their screens like the Two Minutes Hate in 1984. That would teach these “insurrectionists” a lesson!

Or they could shoot them in one of those corporate-branded stadiums! We could make it a weekly televised event. It’s not like there is any shortage of Trump-supporting “domestic terrorists.” They could use a different stadium every week, deck the place out with big “New Normal” banners, play music, make speeches, the whole nine yards. Everyone would have to wear masks, of course, and strictly adhere to social distancing. Folks could bring the kids, make a day of it.

How am I doing so far, leftist and liberal friends? No? Not fanatical and hateful enough?

OK, so what is it going to take to convince you that I have changed my tune, got my mind right, and am totally on board with the New Normal totalitarianism? Trump? Sure, I can do Trump. I hate him! He’s Hitler! He’s Russian Hitler! He’s Russian White Supremacist Hitler! Yes, I know I’ve spent the last four years pointing out that he isn’t actually Hitler, or a Russian agent, and that he’s really just the same ridiculous, narcissistic ass clown that he has always been, but I was wrong. He’s definitely Hitler, and a Russian agent! He is certainly not just a pathetic old huckster without a single powerful ally in Washington who could not stage an actual coup if Putin nuked every blue state on the map.

No, I soil myself in fear before his awesome power. Never mind that he’s just been banned by Facebook, Twitter, and numerous other corporate platforms, and made a fool of by the corporate media, the international political establishment, the Intelligence agencies, and the rest of GloboCap since the day he took the oath of office. Forget the fact that, although he holds the nuclear launch codes in his tiny little hands and is Commander in Chief of the US military, the most he could do to challenge his removal was file a buttload of hopeless lawsuits and sit around in the Oval Office eating cheeseburgers and tweeting into the night. No, none of that means a thing, not when he still has the power to “embolden” a few dozen pissed-off Americans to storm (or calmly walk) into the Capitol and take selfies sitting in the Vice President’s Chair!

Look, the point is, I hate him. And I hate his supporters. I hate everyone who doesn’t hate him and his supporters. I hate everyone who won’t wear a mask. I hate the Republicans. I hate the Russians. I hate everyone who won’t get the vaccine. My God do I hate them! I am so full of hatred and mindless rage that it is making me crazy. I am so consumed with self-righteous hatred, propaganda, and manufactured hysteria that, if Rachel Maddow, or Chris Hayes, or whoever, told me that it was time to round them all up, these “domestic terrorists,” these “insurrectionists,” these “conspiracy theorists,” these “anti-mask extremists” (and anyone else who won’t obey us), and put them on trains and send them to camps, I’d probably be OK with that.

How am I doing, liberals? Am I back in the club? Because, I get it. I swear! I’m cured! Praise God! I’m ready to pitch in and do my part. I believe in GloboCap’s final victory! I’m willing to work, if our leaders order me, ten, twelve, or fourteen hours a day, and give all I have for GloboCap victory! I am ready for total ideological war … an ideological war more total and radical than anything I can even imagine!

Sure, our imaginary enemies are formidable (and this war will probably last forever … or at least until the end of global capitalism), but, in the words of one our greatest liberal heroes, George W. Bush, “bring it on!”

C. J. Hopkins is an award-winning American playwright, novelist and political satirist based in Berlin. His plays are published by Bloomsbury Publishing and Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. His dystopian novel, Zone 23, is published by Snoggsworthy, Swaine & Cormorant. Volumes I and II of his Consent Factory Essays are published by Consent Factory Publishing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amalgamated Content, Inc. He can be reached at cjhopkins.com or consentfactory.org.

 
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  1. A Texan says:

    I guess we will see over the next few days. The left has shown themselves to be deranged cowards. If they are so secure, why the viciousness?

    —————————————————————————————
    Now you may ask, “Why hasn’t Trump arrested anyone yet? Why did this have to go all the way to Congress?” Multiple reasons: first, Trump has been adamant in following the rule of law and the Constitution. He gives everyone, no matter how dirty, an opportunity to do the right thing (sometimes with warnings such as the phone call with the Georgia Secretary of State recently). He pushed cases through the courts, he presented evidence to the legislatures, and he even told the vice president to do the right thing. But with the betrayal by Pence and Congress, the treason is now complete and nobody can say that Trump did not allow the process to finish before acting. Second, in order to drain the swamp you have to know who are the swamp creatures. They can blend in very well with the crowds. But the false event in the capitol revealed the final traitors for who they were regardless of party affiliation. Trump flushed them out of hiding.

    I need to take a moment to speak on Pence. With his treason completed, many of you may not know of his dealings and political posturing prior to the infamous day in the capitol. Pence was already wheeling and dealing way back during the 2016 election season with…wait for it….Paul Ryan. Remember Ryan? The RINO speaker of the house? Look at these emails that were recently revealed:

    https://nyegop.org/2021/01/08/a-letter-from-the-chairman/?v=7516fd43adaa

    • Agree: Protogonus, Afterthought
    • Replies: @Sue Dunham
    , @Wally
  2. … or whatever they eventually decide to call it.

    They’ll call it “The beginning of Building Back Better!” It’s going to be a long-term programme, with a series of five-year plans, starting with ensuring Red-county Americans deliver as much food as necessary to keep Blue-county Americans in Fat City, even if Red-county Americans have to go hungry.

    Q: Now that Dubya Bush has declared America to be a banana republic or something of the sort, when does the US start bombing it?

  3. Cowboy says:

    The building where America simulates democracy!

    I thought the demonrats hated the electoral college? It so difficult to keep up with which side hates what these days.

    • Agree: Biff
  4. I am still waiting for an explanation as to why the anti-lockdown anti-vaxxing, anti-masking Trump supporters supported Trump after Trump sat back and did nothing when governors and mayors violated residents 14th amendment rights with lock downs, with Trump demanding to get the vaccines out right away, and with Trump sending masks to school kids paid for by tax payers.

    Trump supporters are correct in one assessment about Trump, that the old guard despises him. Trump as the new guard was every bit as much of a tyrant as the old guard. That is not populism. I do not understand why people voted for Trump in 2020.

    Andrea Iravani

  5. @No Friend Of The Devil

    Probably because there was nobody else to vote for except a senile pedophile with dementia. The better question is why did they vote at all….

  6. @No Friend Of The Devil

    Andrea, I can explain to you why I voted for Trump — the first vote I’d cast in two decades and, very likely, the last ever. It’s not a particularly good reason, and I’m not especially proud of it.

    It is simply that, after four years of having the Goodthinkers everywhere assure me that I’m stupid, I’m a racist, I’m evil, I’m an anti-vaxxer and antimasker and covid-denier, I’m a skin cancer on the face of poor suffering Mother Gaia, it was a way of raising my middle finger to the Goodthinkers.

    I have other ways, and I use them. I write a post on my unread blog from time to time. The vote that I cast was simply a bit of self-expression on my part.

    Your assessment of Trump: there’s not a word I’d disagree with. He’s as horrible as can be. I don’t expect to see much practical difference after Biden plants his Depends-clad bottom into the Big Chair, and after Schumer takes over the Senate from McConnell. Just explaining that in my case, and perhaps in many, what appears to be a Trump vote is actually just a tiny little FU.

    • Agree: Jus' Sayin'...
    • Replies: @Thomasina
    , @Sirius
    , @anonymous
  7. Zimriel says:

    Yep. Still glad the globalists stole this one. Because they stole it from CJ Hopkins.

  8. Andrei says:

    A key moment is soon coming. The moment when the vaccines are widely available. What will they do when only around 30-50% line up to take them willingly? Will they start punishing the rest or forcing them to take them? That’s when we will know whether this is just irrational collective fear of a relatively harmless virus (as opposed to the existential threat it’s presented as) or an evil conspiracy.

    • Replies: @zimriel
    , @TKK
  9. Realist says:

    In any event, whatever they call it, GloboCap is done playing grab-ass. They have had it with all this “populism” malarkey that has been going on for the last four years. Yes, that’s right, the party is over, you Russian-backed white supremacist terrorists! You Trump-loving, anti-mask grandmother killers! You anti-vax, election-fraud-conspiracy theorists! You deviants who refuse to follow orders, wear your damn masks, vote for who they tell you, and believe whatever completely nonsensical official propaganda they pour into your heads!

    The Deep State may get away with control of the stupid, insouciant, acquiescent American public, but the Chinese, Russians, and Iranians will not bow to Deep State wishes.

    The smart thing would be for all Americans to refuse military service.

    • Agree: nosquat loquat, Escher
    • Thanks: Daniel Rich
  10. I might have even made a reference to that infamous scene in Schindler’s List where the crowd of “normal” German citizens all laugh and jeer as the Jews are marched away to the ghetto by the Nazi goons.

    I’m grateful you didn’t. That satire isn’t in the same league as yours.

  11. Stick says:

    Jeepers, if they won this thing why not prove it by doing a bipartisan audit to unite us?

    • Agree: TKK
    • Replies: @Servant of Gla'aki
  12. Donald Trump is the cruelest, most cowardly, coldest, most awful human being I’ve ever known in my life. Second only to the pre-January 6th incarnation of yours truly.
    So please don’t send me to the camps-for-populists!

    • LOL: Bro43rd
  13. @Stick

    Jeepers, if they won this thing why not prove it by doing a bipartisan audit to unite us?

    This is a very excellent example of the sort of public policy trajectory likely to be proposed by White Supremacist insurrections who’ve gone through a course in Russian paratrooper & counterintelligence tactics ie. pretty near all of ’em.

    • LOL: Stick
  14. I’m afraid you have not gone far enough Mr. Hopkins. Sometime in the future you will be paying a visit to Room 101 in the Ministry of Love. When the Deep State is assured that you really, truly, honest to God believe that four fingers are really five then you will be allowed to join deplorables like me in Kamala’s gulag, tearing down un-PC statues of George Washington and similar racist scum and coloring by the numbers murals deifying national heroes like Trayvon Martin, Michael Michael Brown, and George Floyd.

  15. Look, I of course more or less agree with Hopkins about Trump and the protest and liberal fascism and all the Russia bullshit and all. Of course he’s right.

    But try to understand how I have to, note I said have to, feel about the plague.

    Sure, I think there’s a good chance that it’s no worse than the 1957 flu.

    But the 1957 flu would have killed me, because I’m in 3 of the 4 hi-risk groups.

    So I am constrained by simple logic to be better safe than sorry. I believe this is Taleb’s statistical defense of masks. Skim over all the numbers and graphs and what do you get? “Better safe than sorry.”

    In other words, suppose mask-wearing isn’t worth anything. How much do I get hurt by wearing a mask? Especially when I don’t get out much anyway–even when there ain’t no plague? Not much. Not at all, in fact.

    On the other hand, if there is the tiniest chance that wearing a mask will keep me from getting something that could conceivably kill me, then I am wise to wear a mask. Just in case. Just simply on the small offchance that it might save my life.

    And then there’s the shot. I don’t wanna get no shot. Who wants to get a shot. Especially because they are all full of mercury and other evil crap.

    But the people around me will kill me if I don’t get the shot just as soon as it is my turn. If they don’t kill me with guns and knives and poison, they’ll kill me with bitching. I will do anything, anything, including risk my life, to make them shut the fuck up.

    You may laugh. Go ahead if you want. You think I don’t know that you will find my little narrative ludicrous? You think I don’t find it absurdly ludicrous? Work on your irony-identifying skills.

    But I bet I’m not the only one in my predicament. I’d like to hear from others in similar situations. I would also like to hear from people who have already got the shot. Why not use this forum for something instead of just for therapeutic ranting?

    So, tell me, did you get the shot? How do you feel? Anything else to report about it.

    Thank you.

  16. In fact (and I hope my liberal friends are still reading this), the police should have shot the entire lot of them! All these Russian-backed Nazi insurrectionists should have been gunned down right there on the spot, preferably by muscle-bound corporate mercenaries and CIA snipers in Black Hawk helicopters with big Facebook and Twitter logos on them! Actually, anyone who trespassed in the Capitol Building (which is like a cathedral), or just came to the protest wearing a MAGA hat, should be hunted down by federal authorities, charged as a “domestic white-supremacist terrorist,” frog-marched out onto Black Lives Matter Plaza, and shot, in the face, live, on TV, so that everyone can watch and howl at their screens like the Two Minutes Hate in 1984

    I especially like the black hawk helicopters with the Twitter/Facebook logos. I’m certain one can find examples of satirical exaggeration circa mid-twentieth century, that is nothing more than everyday life today. And so shall it be with your passage above.

  17. @No Friend Of The Devil

    Don’t you get it? It was a protest vote. The majority of people who voted for Trump would have voted for Sanders, if given a chance. Set a real actual Emmett Kelly clown up for President next time around, and they’ll all vote for him. Anything, anything, rather than vote for the clowns they usually prop up on their hobby horses (like El Cid) for us. Anything.

    • Replies: @Thomasina
  18. Trump was a false flag to launch the War on Populism, just like Bin Laden was a false flag to launch the War on Terror/Islam. It’s a big reality show: https://www.veteranstoday.com/2021/01/10/trumperly/

    • Agree: Miville
    • Replies: @Miville
    , @PolarBear
  19. jsinton says:

    What strikes me as funny is what happens after Trump is gone? To paraphrase Nixon, they won’t have Orange Man to kick around anymore. Their lives will be an open void. Multiply that with the Greatest Depression in history and Plandemic. Sometimes you must be careful what you wish for.

    • Agree: Stick, Wally
    • Replies: @Stick
    , @anon
    , @Wally
    , @Dave Bowman
  20. Stick says:
    @jsinton

    Without their Love of Trump Hate they will have to deliver something to voters. Methinks all they will do is print another 30M voters via EO and make Mail In Voting the norm.

  21. @obwandiyag

    In other words, suppose mask-wearing isn’t worth anything. How much do I get hurt by wearing a mask? Especially when I don’t get out much anyway–even when there ain’t no plague? Not much. Not at all, in fact.

    On the other hand, if there is the tiniest chance that wearing a mask will keep me from getting something that could conceivably kill me, then I am wise to wear a mask. Just in case. Just simply on the small offchance that it might save my life.

    Sorry not to be addressing your questions — I’m not in a “similar situation” and I haven’t had the Almighty Jab, nor will I, short of a literal gun-to-the-head. I have a question for you, though. You make your own calculation of your risk, and you choose to wear a mask and, perhaps, mostly stay home. Fine — I respect your right and ability to choose these measures for yourself. I, on the other hand, assess the risk differently, and I go barefaced everywhere, and I don’t stay home; I live as normally as possible. If it’s up to you, do you require me to wear a mask?

    • Agree: Protogonus
    • Replies: @obwandiyag
    , @Daniel Rich
  22. Thomasina says:
    @obwandiyag

    “The majority of people who voted for Trump would have voted for Sanders, if given the chance.”

    I doubt it. Sanders? You mean the chicken who couldn’t give up fast enough, who quickly turned around and endorsed Hillary? That guy?

    Laughable.

  23. Thomasina says:
    @Reactionary Utopian

    “I don’t expect to see much practical difference after Biden plants his Depends-clad bottom into the Big Chair, and after Schumer takes over the Senate from McConnell.”

    How about war?

    • Replies: @Reactionary Utopian
  24. Thomasina says:
    @No Friend Of The Devil

    They supported Trump because they knew he was against the lockdowns, the vaccines and the masks. Trump told them about hydroxychloroquine right away, but he was vilified for that by the so-called medical experts, Big Pharma, the media, his own party, and certainly the Democrats.

    People support Trump because he is like them: a Deplorable. An outsider.

    After being spied on by the Obama administration, his conversations leaked, his orders ignored, vilified 24/7 in the media, Russiagate, Ukrainegate, impeachment, the Covid hoax, cities looted and burned by the Antifa and BLM actors, an election stolen, you can still sit there and say “Trump was every bit as much of a tyrant as the old guard”?

    Do you have any neurons firing?

    • Thanks: The King is a Fink
    • Replies: @gsjackson
  25. @obwandiyag

    On the other hand, if there is the tiniest chance that wearing a mask will keep me from getting something that could conceivably kill me, then I am wise to wear a mask.

    Does the mask replace the Crucifix or Star of David or whatever religious talisman you adorn yourself with for protection, or do you wear them together?

    I would also like to hear from people who have already got the shot. Why not use this forum for something instead of just for therapeutic ranting?

    I don’t plan to get the shot, but you might ring up this nursing home and ask if they’ve lost any more than the 24 patients they’ve lost in the past few weeks, curiously correlated with the beginning of them vaccinating the at-risk old folks.

    Auburn, N.Y. – A Covid-19 outbreak at a Cayuga County nursing home that began two weeks ago has infected 137 residents, 24 of whom have died.

    The nursing home began vaccinating residents Dec. 22. So far 193 residents, or 80%, and 113 employees, or less than half the staff, have been vaccinated. The nursing home plans to do more vaccinations Jan. 12.

    source: https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/01/covid-19-outbreak-at-auburn-nursing-home-infects-137-residents-kills-24.html

    There is, of course, no “evidence” linking the shots to the deaths.

    • Replies: @Adam Smith
  26. lloyd says: • Website

    My Chinese wife said to me this morning. “Trump is a fool,” I asked why. She said, ” He has all that money and he goes into politics.” That is the normal mainland Chinese perspective. I said, “You may be right. But he did because he was unhappy about the condition of his country.” He would not make the identification. But the original Communist leaders such as Lenin and Castro were also from wealthy privileged families. Trumps problem is. He is an old liberal Democrat. He was at first a registered New York Democrat. He is JFK’child, metaphorically, without the bullet.

    • Replies: @Druid
  27. anon[394] • Disclaimer says:
    @jsinton

    What strikes me as funny is what happens after Trump is gone? To paraphrase Nixon, they won’t have Orange Man to kick around anymore.

    Wanna bet?

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

    • Replies: @jsinton
  28. @Thomasina

    “How about war? ”

    You may very well be right. It could be that the Dems will send our tranny armies against some perceived pushover that hasn’t been pushed over quite yet. I don’t think they will, but that might just be wishful thinking on my part.

    • Replies: @anon
  29. zimriel says:
    @Andrei

    Take it from me – there will be no forcing.
    We’re sick of Unz paranoiacs; we don’t care if they get CoVID at this point. We just don’t want to spread it.

    • Troll: Druid, Alfred Muscaria
    • Replies: @Ugetit
  30. Yee says:
    @obwandiyag

    Never understand the fuss about not wearing a mask. After all, you cover your bare ass without any medical necessarity, without a choice too. An bare ass doesn’t spray viruses to people within 3 feet of it, yet you’re required by law to cover it…

  31. anon[117] • Disclaimer says:
    @Reactionary Utopian

    It could be that the Dems will send our tranny armies against some perceived pushover that hasn’t been pushed over quite yet.

    With a cabinet full of Obama retreads including Vikky Nuland – who isn’t a tranny but looks like one – some kind of action in Syria or against Iran is pretty much baked in the cake. I’m sure that all the good Progtards will snap to attention and come up with reasons why, like Obama’s droning war, “it’s all good and different because we’re doing it”.

    That will include Unz writers and poasters. Not just the Boomer retards like Ted Rall, either.

    • Replies: @Thomasina
    , @Sparkylyle92
  32. pogohere says:
    @obwandiyag

    “Just in case. Just simply on the small offchance that it might save my life.”

    For what?

  33. @Reactionary Utopian

    At least you sound reasonable. You apparently don’t know what the medical community is saying, though.

    If I wear a mask, it protects you, they say. If you wear a mask, it protects me, they say.

    This is what they say is the way it works. Maybe they are wrong. Maybe it’s all complete bullshit. But if there is just a smidgeon of a chance that you not wearing a mask might endanger my life, well, then, I am very sorry, but I would theoretically have to support you being forced to wear a mask.

    Not that this will ever happen. But just theoretically.

    You see, if you believe in freedom, then you believe in the freedom to be free from other people threatening your life. What good is “freedom,” yours or anyone else’s, if it kills you?

    Now, I know what you’ll say. You’ll say that masks don’t work. I would agree with you 50%. Maybe they work. Maybe they don’t. I have no idea. I am not an epidemiologist. Neither are you. And, unlike the armchair epidemiologists laying down the absolute truth of something no-one, and I mean no-one, understands, I proudly stand up and admit, “I do not know.”

    And since I don’t know if your not-wearing-a-mask is going to kill me, I would appreciate if you voluntarily wore a mask, just because better safe than sorry, and I would not oppose you being forced to wear a mask, because better safe than sorry.

    Don’t scream. Read it again. I am being perfectly reasonable, while at the same time trying to protect myself and my loved ones. Trying to protect yourself and your loved ones is not a crime against humanity. And protecting myself and my loved ones, at least at this juncture where nobody knows anything, entails others wearing masks, just as I and my loved ones must wear masks to protect them. Because better safe than sorry for all of us. Kind of a Golden Rule thing.

    In other words, if you want to endanger yourself, I have no problem with granting you the freedom to endanger yourself.

    But when your endangering yourself endangers me, then I definitely have a problem with it. And I am not saying that not wearing masks endangers anybody. I am saying I DON’T KNOW. And so therefore, I’ll say it again, a priori, inarguable wisdom of the ages, BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY.

  34. @A Texan

    I guess we will see over the next few days. The left has shown themselves to be deranged cowards. If they are so secure, why the viciousness?

    Agree. There is more going on than meets the eye. It’s tempting to think their deranged viciousness is an expression of guilt. But, it could just be that they are showing their true faces. They are motivated by a desire for power which Alinksy says to always clothe with altruism, hope, and gentility. But the time for pretense is nearly over. These totalitarians are licking their chops, slavering like Pavlov dogs.

    • Agree: Beavertales
  35. Thomasina says:
    @anon

    “Some kind of action in Syria or against Iran is pretty much baked in the cake.”

    It’s a given and, yes, the progressives will be cheering them on. I feel so sorry for Assad, but at least he had some time without his country being bombed to smithereens.

  36. Thomasina says:

    C.J. Hopkins – thanks for the excellent article. Very well written.

    • Agree: Alfred Muscaria
  37. E_Perez says:

    Another boring article from Hopkins. As usual, obsessed with – and brainwashed by – Nazism, the kosher version of it.
    Yawn.

    Making a fool of Goebbels makes nobody laugh anymore. The predictions of NS Germany 90 ago are our presence: (((They))) are destroying Aryan culture.

    And as usual, with all those trees, Hopkins doesnt see the forest in front of him: the total (ideological) war is already reality.

    • Agree: GeeBee, HeebHunter
    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  38. Levtraro says:

    We don’t know what happened to Winston after he finally loved Big Brother, but many think he was spirited away and quietly taken out.

    • Replies: @Wielgus
  39. Wielgus says:
    @Levtraro

    I think they shot him while his mind was still clean.

  40. Bro43rd says:
    @No Friend Of The Devil

    In 2016 I thought it was my chance to give the establishment a proverbial poke in the eye. I realized shortly though that I had been psy-opped and trump was a manchurian candidate of sorts. I also believe trump got psy-opped by the same establishment, he never got his card into the club. I’m probably going back to not voting in federal or state elections.

    • Replies: @Defcon
    , @Buck Ransom
  41. @Thomasina

    Look at the bright side. If they attack Iran, then Russia will see this as the first step in their eventual invasion and take some action. The Iranians themselves aren’t pushovers. It will increase the US military’s casualty count and thus eliminate many of the morons that volunteer for military service. The US gene pool would benefit.

    • Replies: @Mustapha Mond
  42. Wielgus says:
    @Yee

    Then how come mask wearing is not more normal in human societies? And when it exists, it often implies some stigmatisation or lower status of the wearer? For example, the niqab in much of the Muslim world. You can see a man’s face unimpeded, but a woman’s is dangerous.
    In fact until Covid police and the state were hostile to people wearing masks on demos. In Ireland for example if Irish Republicans wore them at funerals or commemorations, police would pull them down to check identities. In some places even wearing a mask was banned on the grounds that you were seeking to conceal your identity and this was a no-no.

    • Agree: Sue Dunham
    • Thanks: gsjackson
    • Replies: @Levtraro
  43. Bro43rd says:
    @obwandiyag

    Where does it end? Theoretically, there’s no action that one takes that doesn’t endanger others since we share this orb by default. I posit that if you fear the potential harm of breathing the shared air you can take measures to rectify that but that onus is on you. Your rights end at mine.

  44. lysias says:
    @obwandiyag

    You admit that you don’t know if wearing a mask does anything to protect other people. Why not prohibit driving cars, since there is no doubt that cars endanger people?

    • Replies: @jsinton
    , @Fred777
  45. @obwandiyag

    At least you sound reasonable.

    We’ll come back to that later.

    You apparently don’t know what the medical community is saying, though.

    No, I don’t know what “the medical community” is saying, and neither do you. Only the Goodthinking segment of the medical community is permitted to be heard. And, believe me, I know very, very well what they’re saying. How could I not? I haven’t been on the far side of the moon this past year … although that does sound kind of good. But back to what “the medical community is saying”:

    If I wear a mask, it protects you, they say. If you wear a mask, it protects me, they say.

    Ah, yes. The magic diode mask. Cooties go through one way, but not the other. Yes, I’ve heard it and heard it, but endlessly-repeated hearings don’t help it pass the laugh test. Here’s a suggestion: why don’t you just wear two masks? Wear the second (outer) one inside-out, assuming you can tell which side of the face diaper is supposed to be the “outside.” Then “my” mask is actually your outer mask, and it’s under your control. And I know you folks do like your control. A whole lot.

    You see, if you believe in freedom, then you believe in the freedom to be free from other people threatening your life.

    This is what they call a non sequitur. Here, let’s extend it a bit further. If you believe in freedom, then you believe in the freedom to be free from other people hurting your feelings by saying or writing things you don’t like. If you believe in freedom, then you believe in the freedom to be free from politicians holding the gun to your head with one hand and reaching into your pocket with the other, and calling it “taxation.” Now, do you believe in freedom, or not?

    Don’t scream. Read it again.

    I thought you said I sounded “reasonable?” Gee … empty compliments.

    And protecting myself and my loved ones, at least at this juncture where nobody knows anything, entails others wearing masks, just as I and my loved ones must wear masks to protect them.

    Okay, no one knows anything, yet you somehow know that my wearing a mask protects you and your loved ones. How do you know that? Why do you imagine that a mere mask is sufficient? Why not all-over hazmat suits for all, with mandatory disinfecting showers once every five minutes? That might not be enough, either. In the overridingly-important task of keeping obwandiyag breathing for another year, why not require all persons (and animals, too — they say cats can carry it) to evacuate the territory within, say, 50 miles of obwandiyag’s location? I mean, a priori, inarguable wisdom of the ages, BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY.

    The real problem with the Mask is that it’s a token of compliance, conformity, cowardice, and submission. It gives our rulers a little tingle of pleasure to see every face muzzled, every frightened person clamoring for The Jab, every corner tavern and church … you know, the contexts in which people associate freely and treat each other as human beings, rather than sources of medical terror … shuttered. Don’t even get me started on the churches — they closed themselves, revealing themselves to be what they’ve really been all along. If this is how you want to live, well, go to it; it’s certainly easier to drift with the current than to swim against it. All I’d ask is that you think about it a little, and realize what you’re doing.

  46. @obwandiyag

    I’ll take the jab only if it is a requirement to step outside my front door and to purchase the basic necessities of life. As far as travel goes I’ll wait and see how others fare. Of course, as a Russophile, I’d prefer the Sputnik vaccine, but I’m concerned that Putin is pushing for vaccine passports. I guess he cares more about the profits and the prestige of being the first than the truth about the virus and the best approach for dealing with it.

    With all these new mutations popping up in the UK, South Africa and God knows where next, one has to question if these first generation vaccines will be of much use in stopping the pandemic. From my readings, I gather that the vaccine for seasonal flu is a mixed vaccine, i.e. a mix of several vaccines, each for one of the strains of flu that they predict will be most likely the following season. These can fail if some new strain appears or one of the existing strains that they wrongly predict will not show up does in fact show up. My understanding is that such a vaccination programme is the result of many long term studies throughout the world, something we cannot possibly have with Covid-19 which has been with us for only one year. That everyone is rushing to get these Covid vaccines out so quickly is obviously because of the huge profits involved and their quest for a large market share with little consideration for the true science or the health of nations. Also, do they really know how long will the effect of these vaccines last before you’ll need another shot? Similarly, they claim that those who have had Covid-19 and got over it are somehow then immune to it but again for how long, if at all? So many questions but so few answers I can trust.

    • Replies: @Levtraro
    , @Stonehands
  47. jsinton says:
    @anon

    Your point is valid, however we’re nowhere near 1984 world… yet. I think the pendulum has already swung too far to the Left, and they’ve managed to alarm many normally docile proles. Look for Dems to lose both sides of Congress in 22. Democrats will only harm themselves trying to impeach Trump at this point since it’s a dead end road. Next time they’ll get a Josh Hawley or a Matt Getz who won’t be such an easy mark in 24.

    • Replies: @anon
    , @Alfred Muscaria
  48. jsinton says:
    @lysias

    Breathing polluted air causes lung cancer. So people will have to stop breathing air. Chlorinated tap water gives you intestinal cancer, so no more water, etc. Don’t walk on the street, you could get run over. And how many people have their lives ruined by love?

    • Replies: @Jiminy
  49. anon[255] • Disclaimer says:
    @jsinton

    Look for Dems to lose both sides of Congress in 22.

    The electoral paradigm in the US has shifted. Mail in ballots, provisional ballots, absentee ballots, all harvested by party operatives; suitcases full of extra ballots, shady voting machines, corrupt judges – this is the new normal. This was road-tested in 2018 and worked well in 2020.

    Look for the Dems to win every election they want for at least the next 10 years.

    • Agree: Fred777
    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  50. @anon

    I’m curious, why do you say she isn’t a tranny? She looks like one but I can’t find suitable images to decide.

  51. From my point of view, the sucker above with Ms. Obama, is possibly the worst president in U.S. history. Completely controlled by the Neo-Cons, he got who knows how many innocent people killed for a cause that is never quite spelled out or convincing. Then he topped off his disdain and insolence towards the American public by constantly saying the people in the country illegally, who criminal broke American law, “Do the jobs Americans don’t do”. I often wonder how young Americans whose future is looking dimmer all the time, can take this kind of CRAP.

  52. Miville says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    Right, Trump is the American alt-right’s own Bin Laden, a master false flag bearer deployed to sell the necessity of heavy-duty counter-attack. But just after 9-11 and Irak intervention real Islam has been spreading anyway like wildfire. What you call in under false flags follows under real ones, that’s karma. Was there Islamic presence in the US before 9-11? Hell no, the main fear among Televangelists was that the US were to become progressively Hindus through New Age. Islam was a Black delinquents’ thing. From 9-11 onwards hinduism has melted away and Islam has been the religion of both most immigration from overseas, and of even far more conversions at home, while in Irak proper what arose as a result was ISIS and the Taliban have come out as clear victors of the US forces in three countries, not just Afghanistan. France is about to be militarily conquered and turned into an Islamic country, and that will not take place under false flags.

    Same thing with Trump. What comes behind are real Southern-style Klansmen, and now that the narrative of massive election fraud has been accepted, now that the Constitution has been trampled upon, now that democracy is a despicable word for both proud Globalists and sore Trumpists, the new real Klansmen will promise to deliver Americans from democracy and humanistic values. The elite know the law of karma and they put a real Black Muslim from Africa in charge of the country so as to pay in advance. They will put likewise a real white racist Klansman and the Stars and Bars he will fly over all buildings will not be false. The repression of the alt-right will be swift but short-lived, and hit very wrong targets (mostly Republican politicians refusing the gleichschaltung, and Televangelists known to have been the nucleus of the populist movement) while the new Klansmen will just present themselves as world-wide combatants against democracy and democratic values for the restoration of biological hierarchies, and be as numerous under the Dem’s purview as under the latter’s official adversaries.

    • Replies: @Too Long Didn't Read
  53. I worry about CJ trying to pass as a Liberal toady. Much harder than it looks. Have to be careful not to laugh or even smile at inopportune times. I can imagine him surrounded by 50 Libs, pointing with open mouths emitting a weird low scream. Egas Moniz won the Nobel Prize for a simple procedure which will set him free!

  54. @Adam Smith

    Thanks. I guess it is a good thing these mRNA cocktails aren’t actually vaccines then ;

    • Agree: Adam Smith
  55. @Adam Smith

    Will be interesting to see how the vaccines play out. There may be benefit for the elderly and the front line workers who interact with them. It seems really stupid to vaccinate children (not at risk) or those who have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past (immune). With all the administrators and politicians jumping the queue for vaccines, we have to hope there are no long-term rare, serious consequences. Coronavirus experts have noted that the body does not normally make high titers of antibodies to coronaviruses, and speculate there may be a reason behind this, such as similarities to myelin proteins which could result in serious autoimmune diseases.
    Reading through Pfizer’s trial results with 43,000+ participants, half placebo control, half vaccine, given in Covid-19 hotspots, only ten patients showed “serious” infections and none died. The median age of participants was 52, while the median age for Covid-19 deaths is 80 years old (Alzheimer’s is similar). Mild infections were observed more frequently in the placebo group, but several of us mused that perhaps the vaccine turned symptomatic patients into asymptomatic carriers (only the symptomatic were confirmed by PCR, by protocol). Since the CDC has recently noted that asymptomatic carriers are responsible for 60% of infections, let’s hope the vaccine is doing much, much more. One would think, looking at the no deaths in the Pfizer trial that Covid-19 is not a serious disease, at least in their study’s age groups. The trials ended in mid November so hopefully more, better results will come out soon (although why bother? Unlike AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer is making a nice profit on each shot!)

  56. @The Alarmist

    Actually a banana republic where you can’t grow decent bananas – we were gypped!

  57. History refresher on the lefties and their Capitol building protests:

    Weather Underground
    This Day in History: The 1971 Bombing of the U.S. Capitol
    1983 United States Senate bombing

    List of people pardoned by Bill Clinton

    Susan Lisa Rosenberg…charged with a role in the 1983 bombing of the United States Capitol Building

    Linda Evans

    sentenced in 1990 to five years in prison for conspiracy and malicious destruction in connection with eight bombings including the 1983 United States Senate bombing

    Her sentence was commuted in 2001 by President Bill Clinton

    Bill Ayers

  58. Of course, it’s not about ideology.

    For one thing, the notion that millionaire homos favored by billionaire Jews constitute the ‘left’ is a total joke. The Glob hijacked the meaning of the LEFT from the movement for workers, the poor, and the underdogs. The current ‘left’ is merely a brand that protects the rich. And those who call Antifa ‘communist’ are missing the point. It is in name only, like today’s Chinese Communist Party that got fat off capitalism.
    Antifa is essentially Jewish-funded and Jewish-lawfared organization larping as the ‘far left’ at war with the ‘far right’ when it’s just a bunch of radical Jews and their street scum minions attacking white middle class and working class folks who still believe in nationalism. Rich Jews use ‘communists’ to protect their wealth and privilege from ‘fascists’.
    The conceit is that the ‘communists’ are too busy fighting the ‘fascists’ to ever get around doing something about greedy capitalists. But then, what is Antifa really about? Its members are more into globo-homo than communism, and as long as Big Capital funds globo-homo, there is synchronicity between the capitalists and the ‘communists’. (If Antifa were truly communist, it would know that classic Marxism argued that fascism is the tool of the capitalist bourgeoisie to protect themselves from communists. Thus, no self-respecting communist would defend capitalists from fascist. He would see fascists as the tool of capitalists. But now, we have antifa ‘communists’ protecting the capitalists from the so-called ‘fascists’. But by classic marxism, those who use force to protect capitalists are ‘fascist’. So, the antifa, though called anti-fascist, is actually playing the classic fascist role in protecting the super-rich. But then, this has less to do with class than with ethnicity. Because fascism has been associated with antisemitism, Jewish capitalists must resort to using ‘communists’ playing the role of classic fascists against those accused of ‘fascism’.

    So much good would come from an end to calling the enemy the ‘left’. It only creates the impression that the super-rich are a bunch of socialists, and of course, socialism has traditionally been associated with workers’ rights.

    If anything, the patriots and populists would do better to adopt ‘leftism’ for themselves. The National Left. The Patriot Left. The Social Patriot. When GloboCap is the #1 oppressive force against patriots and populists, it is downright embarrassing for so many people to be yapping about ‘communists’ and ‘socialists’. Even communist Eastern Europeans were more nationalist and conservative than the current bunch of globo-cap oligarchs.

    Of course, the deepest core of the current ‘left’ is the ultra-rightism of Jewish tribal supremacism. Jews are far less about ideology than about identity and idolatry of themselves. Jews will use the ‘right’ and the ‘left’ to get what they want. So, Lib Zionists work in Democratic Party and Neocons work in GOP, but behind the scenes, they work together against goyim. So, as long as the US is controlled by Jews who shape the discourse, there is no true ideology in America. Ideology is for fools who argue over silly matters while Jews play both sides to ensure their tribal power.

    People’s perceptions might change if we stop talking of ideology and talk more about idolatry or ‘idology’. People would realize that Jew-worship, BLM, and Globo-homo all constitute preferential idolization of certain groups at the expense of others. It’s not about universalism or equality but the special holiness of Jews, blacks, and homos. But people continue to be confounded because we still speak of ideology and left vs right. But it’s really a war of symbols and idols. The ‘woke’ feel holier-than-thou not because they are committed to a set of consistent rules and values but because they believe themselves to be more rapturous about Jews, blacks, and homos. That’s really it. After all, where is their concern for Palestinians and American Indians who were wiped out by mass-immigration? These ‘woke’ fools are in it for symbolics than sense. After all, they will spout off about how much they care for the indigenous. Then, they will go on and on about the immigrants. What really matters to them is that ‘indigenous’ and ‘immigrants’ have talismanic magic just to say those words like catechism. It never occurs to them that mass immigration wiped out the indigenous in America and Palestine, that is opposed to the other.

    EVERYONE needs to point out the fakery of the current ‘left’. After all, if it’s anti-supremacist, it should be supporting BDS against Zionist imperialism and apartheid, but Biden and Harris and Pelosi and etc are all just as fervently supportive of Israel and Jewish Power as Trump and GOP cucks. If a true ideology governed the US, Jews would be judged by the same standards.
    But same rules don’t apply to all, and certain groups are above the law and exempt from rules that govern others. So, it’s all about idolatry, not ideology. It’s a war of idolatry, and we must worship the idols of Jews, blacks, and homos while committing iconoclasm on anything white and proud.

    We saw the same thing in UK. If Jews in the Labour government are truly bound by ideology, they would have supported Jeremy Corbyn’s call for equal justice for Jews and Palestinians. But so-called ‘leftist’ Jews allied with the Tories and Zionist Jews to attack Corbyn and drive him out of office.

    The great irony is that Corbyn and Trump ended up the same way because they displeased Jews. Corbyn’s universalist principles really offended Jews, even so-called ‘leftist’ Jews. And even though Trump sucked up to Jews and Israel, he was taken out because his populism reminded Jews of pitchforks. Upset Jews, You Lose.

    And BLM isn’t about ideology but idolatry. If indeed its concern is ‘black lives matter’, then the sensible thing would be to tell blacks to stop killing blacks. But as it’s really about idolatrous worship of blacks, it make-believes totally innocent and sacred blacks are being mass-murdered by whites who are still KKK in their hearts.

    And what does celebration of sodomy have to do with any ideology? It’s just cult-worship of homo vanity in a culture defined by pop culture vanity and narcissism.

    Let’s talk of idolatry and drop the talk of ideology. Next time some ‘leftist’ yammers about equality, ask him or her why both parties support the Zionist genocide of Palestinians and why there is the SILENCE OF LIBERALS on the issue. What happened to their IDEOLOGICAL commitment to equal justice for all?

    • Agree: Carlos22
    • Replies: @Robert Dolan
  59. That picture of Bush and Michael.

    “I’ll bet you’re the kind of guy that would f*** a person in the ass and not even have the goddam common courtesy to give him a reach-around. I’ll be watching you.”

  60. TKK says:
    @Andrei

    I believe their stick will be:

    1) restricted travel : no COVID vaccine? no border crossings and no re- entry unless individuals are illegal immigrants

    2) restricted employment : no COVID vaccine? no admittance to courthouse, schools, medical offices, government offices

    3) financial beating with health care: no COVID vaccine ? no coverage for subsequent illness, as they package every malady under a COVID diagnosis

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  61. TKK says:
    @obwandiyag

    Get out in life and wear a mask.

    It is a miserable experience that causes the user to suck back in what your body wants to expel through respiration. Carbon dioxide.

    Did you know that the body expels broken down fat through the respiratory system? Some in urine, some in waste- most in exhaled breath.

    The paper mask that people use do absolutely nothing to prevent the nano particles of the virus transmission. It’s ridiculous, burdensome and 100% virtue signaling.

    If someone wanted to be absolutely protected from the transmission of the virus, first of all they would wear an N 95 mask. But the most important part would be to goggle up their eyes. Because one drop of the virus can enter your eyes easier than it can your mouth and your nose. Basically think hazmat suit.

    But what most people wear is a filthy mask or a cruddy bandanna tied around their mouth that is sopping wet with spit

    But the masks are everywhere now. As ubiquitous as the plastic bags that float on the wind. More garbage.

    This is going to sound like a jerk but you certainly don’t have a thin skin.

    *** If you want to understand the world you have to get out in it.***

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Macumazahn
  62. American politics is a joke. The fawning eulogies are almost North-Korean level.

    TRIBUTE TO THE ‘GREAT AMERICAN PATRIOT’ SHELDON ADELSON


  63. Druid says:
    @lloyd

    Lenin was a leech, living on the largesse of others from the tribe.

    • Replies: @Sue Dunham
  64. Mr. Anon says:

    Droll, Mr. Hopkins, very droll. Never be the first to stop clapping.

    Leftwingers like you and Glen Greenwald (and Nat Hentoff, back when he was still alive) remind me that the most important difference is not between leftwingers and rightwingers (among which I count myself), but between people who think that human beings are human beings and those who think that they are not.

  65. Dumbo says:

    I laud Mr. Hopkins critical stance against Corona madness, but he should tone down a bit on the Nazi imagery. I am not a Nazi fan boy, but this is Hitlerum ad absurdum. Maybe this ie because he lives in Germany, where currently anyone slightly to the left of Trotsky or who says anything against immigration is called a “Nazi”, but let’s not promote this kind of ignorance. Actually, let’s forget Nazis, the Holocaust, the whole thing, just as we have mostly forgotten the Napoleonic wars, and focus on a better future for European people?

    On the other hand, this corona authoritarianism going on in Germany is really a little Nazi-like, oder? But we could also and with more reason call it commie-like.

  66. Wally says:
    @A Texan

    It’s really going to be amusing watching the deranged lefties and laughable TDS sufferers after Trump is gone.

    Watch out, Ron Unz.

  67. @anon

    The electoral paradigm in the US has shifted. Mail in ballots, provisional ballots, absentee ballots, all harvested by party operatives; suitcases full of extra ballots, shady voting machines, corrupt judges – this is the new normal. This was road-tested in 2018 and worked well in 2020.

    Most legislatures as controlled by the GOP. They should be demanding– we should be demanding of them– European standards, which outlaw everything you mention, including voting machines, shady or clean.

    If these measures are not in place by November 2024– a number of these states unfortunately have Democratic governors who won’t sign the bills– then the legislatures can cancel the presidential vote in their states and exercise their right and authority to choose electors themselves.

    They would be fully justified in doing so, and would have half the electorate behind them.

    Oh, yes– and gerrymander like one’s life depends on it. Because it will!

    • Replies: @Peripatetic Itch
  68. sulu says:
    @No Friend Of The Devil

    I do not understand why people voted for Trump in 2020

    Because…………drumroll please…Biden suffers from obvious dementia and Kamala Harris sucked brown willie, ah excuse me I meant to say Willie Brown to get where she is. In other words Biden is a demented piece of shit and Kamala is your proto-typical incompetent female minority piece of brown shit that favors the posturepedic method of advancement so common to females of her ilk. Ok, got it now?

    Sulu

    • Agree: John Johnson
    • LOL: FLgeezer
  69. Levtraro says:
    @Wielgus

    Offtopic: Regarding the niqab, did you know that muslims believe that the niqab is not entirely needed if the woman has an unattractive face, but it is absolutely necessary if the woman is pretty? For them, ugliness can be exposed while beauty must remain concealed. Some cultural schism there.

    • Replies: @Anon
  70. Levtraro says:
    @Commentator Mike

    That everyone is rushing to get these Covid vaccines out so quickly is obviously because of the huge profits involved and their quest for a large market share with little consideration for the true science or the health of nations.

    That is the motivation of pharma producers and it’s not the single factor driving the current policies. The motivation of statepeople is to get out of the pandemic in order to re-start harvesting taxes in full like they did before (the current harvest is meagre due to so many businesses going kaput). The motivation of professionals is to be able to travel again to meet with peers. And so on.

    Statepeople made a great deal out of their decision to start vaccinating the elderly and health services personnel. This is virtue signalling. They were telling you: we could start vaccinating the people that we need the most to recover tax revenue but we did not, we prioritized health over the economy.

  71. How is your “anti extremism” working out for boomers like your, Mr.Hopkins?

    As it turns out, spitting on realndead heroes and defending the scumbag didn’t help any fence sitting “centrist” or “humanist”. All the Natzee this Nazi that bleating didn’t bring you any brownie.

    You are a truly deracinated boomer Ami. Muttmerica is lost, and Germany will always be swinging radical. No place for you. You might find the true Third World more suitable.

    Auf Nimmerwiedersehn!

  72. @E_Perez

    Seriously, he is just another typical AMIKÄFER. Has been living in Berlin for a long time, so probably on some kind of welfare (in Berlin you HAVE TO, otherwise no Wohnung for you, unless you would like to pay 1000 euro a month for some shitty studio).

    One more semi literate boomer dead set in his way.

    • Agree: GeeBee
  73. Carlos22 says:

    So where’s crooked Killary in all this when is she going to make an appearance?

    • Replies: @Sue Dunham
  74. National Socialists drew analogies between germs and Jews. Medicine was politicized. Jews were pathogens on the healthy German body.

    Now, Jews used covid to subconsciously signal that the era of national-populism = diseased.

    Jews used the old nazi trick.

    —————————

    Nazis said Russia isn’t part of Europe but the Asiatic Other.

    Now, Jewish Narrative uses the same trope.

    https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/08/06/putin-ruling-russia-like-a-kazakhstan-kyrgyzstan-uzbekistan-tajikistan-belarus-central-asian-dictator/

    Jews are doing the nazi thing.

    • Replies: @SolontoCroesus
  75. Sirius says:
    @Reactionary Utopian

    In that case, why didn’t you vote third party? The idea that third parties can’t win is self-defeating and needs to be overcome somehow. A general mobilization of voters could work.

    • Replies: @Reactionary Utopian
  76. anonymous[144] • Disclaimer says:
    @Reactionary Utopian

    We need more people like you.

    • Replies: @Reactionary Utopian
  77. cohen says:

    The full 3 minutes version is more interesting. Available on Dailymail UK. I am glad more people are challenging this Rabbi who calls the Palestinians “animals” deserving to be caged.

    • Thanks: Sue Dunham
    • Replies: @bojo
    , @silverstein
  78. Jiminy says:
    @jsinton

    Or you are walking down the street, double masked, scared shitless that you’re going to get the dreaded lurgy, when a negro pounds your head in from behind with a brick.

    • Agree: TKK
    • LOL: Dave Bowman
  79. CJ Hopkins keeps asking “Where’s the Hitler?” There are millions of Hitlers, Mengelas, and Goebbells in America, that have been teletransported into the technology and AI age. It is the worst of times and the worst of times merged into a dystopian phantasmagoria unfit for survival of any life at all. Most people do not even know that their pets are spying on them, with microchips implanted by the Inhumane Society. Obviously, the pets are being tortured by them, increasing exposure to Wifi, but as long as they are able to extract money from the government to study the effects of having microchips implanted in living beings, it will not stop. Obviously, the microchip implants can do nothing more than spy, because there are no dogs or cats vacuuming, or doing the dishes, or laundry, or reading to the kids, or anything other than what dogs and cats have always done.

    Andrea Iravani

  80. Anon[103] • Disclaimer says:
    @obwandiyag

    This has to be more satire. If not, what are you doing here?

    The mask blocks spit only in one direction?

    Are you retarded? Even a 3rd grader could prove otherwise.

    Think of a concrete wall. It’s the same material on both sides and it works in both directions.

    You must be a boomer.

  81. @The Alarmist

    Wait, I thought they left used to claim that Dubya was a Nazi. Even Hitler. When did he get promoted?

    Maybe we can arrange a trade. Since Mexicans want to live in America, why not let them all move in, and let the conservative Americans replace them in Mexico. In short order Mexico, a nation rich in natural resources and nice weather, would be a paradise, and the Mexicans living in America could use the social safety net as a hammock, while voting for Democrats. Seems like a win win.

  82. Defcon says:
    @Bro43rd

    I was off the Trump train when it crashed into the wailing wall. I’ve been saying for at least two years that this election would be stolen, only to be called crazy. There is absolutely no point in voting anymore, it does not matter, besides it has been an illusion the entire time. We can have a laugh at this essay, but the bottom line is that it’s true, these insane totalitarian communists are labeling us domestic terrorists. The corrupt FBI are rounding people up for being at a rally, but BLM and antifa are allowed to burn cities down. We have found ourselves in 1930 Germany without a national socialist option, or worse 1917 Russian bolshevik takeover. The clock is ticking.

    • Agree: Georgia
  83. aspnaz says:
    @obwandiyag

    The trucks driving the food that you eat are killing people. The cars driving people to pick up your food from the supermarket are killing people. The electricity you use to type your message is killing people. The money in your pocket was gained by someone taking a risk: taking financial risks involve people dying. The deaths I mention are on the roads, in coal mines, on oil rigs, in manufacturing plants etc etc.

    Your very existence increases the risk of death for the rest of us. If you care so much, why haven’t you killed yourself?

    • Agree: Georgia
  84. bojo says:

    The time has come for the red states to recognize who is giving them a “shaft” in disguise of so called liberals. The blacks have been manipulated by the Zionist for a long time and the black still dont recognize the big shaft. Sure enough the Zionist gave the blacks their leaders and some civil rights icons. Money, Money to selected few!

    I remember seeing “great talented” Oprah Winfrey shading crocodile tears in one of Auschwitz holocaust documentary. Why I am still trying to figure out?

    The Zionists dont mess around with blacks of Nation of Islam. Who are not part of Antifa or BLM. I never hear any criminal activites among this group of blacks. Contrary to that, they clean up their neighborhoods from drugs and other violent crimes.
    Why dont the “real” conservatives (not the Judeo-Christian preachers and their followers) make Nation of Islam their ally for counter balancing. These folks mean business when it comes to their integrity.

  85. @No Friend Of The Devil

    I do not understand why people voted for Trump in 2020.

    To be a seat filler and buy us a little more time to stock up.

    Orange Golfer is to leadership what Phantom Menace is to Star Wars.

  86. cranc says:

    Lefty Media Critic (e.g. CJ Hopkins) : ‘Politics is a farcical theatre of the absurd, a psychological war conducted by the rich and powerful, through media, public relations and culture to induce bewilderment and acquiesence in the masses. It is a veritable Consent Factory.’

    Thinker : ‘Yes, that is true

    LMC : ‘The essential formulation is one of narrative control. Populations live by a set of political myths, developed, maintained and re-enforced on a daily basis. Any critical thought about the veracity of these myths cannot be tollerated by the system, and dissent is silenced, BY LIBERALS ! The starting point for dissenters must surely then be to question, or to demand to be able to question any of the assumed political narratives which our press and our cultural messengers put forth.

    Thinker : ‘Seems about right from where I am standing‘.

    LMC : ‘As a warning to you all about the power of perception management in the hands of centralised state power, I remind readers of the Nazi propaganda machine and how it led to the deaths of many millions of Jews, homosexuals and Gypsies in THE CAMPS‘.

    Thinker : ‘You sure about that ?’

    LMC : ‘You are evil, period. Nobody can legitimately question that. You don’t deserve a reply or a platform. Conversation over.

    • Thanks: Mefobills, HeebHunter
    • Replies: @GeeBee
    , @Wally
    , @HeebHunter
  87. “OK, before I go any further with this essay, I need to explain to my regular readers (in case it wasn’t already clear) that I’ve decided to forswear every word I’ve ever written, and all my principles, and my common sense, and join the remainder of my old leftist and liberal friends in the orgy of online hate and outrage they are currently mindlessly indulging in.”

    Your former colleagues at synagogue would be thrilled to hear of your reformation… hallelujah!

  88. @obwandiyag

    “Better safe than sorry”

    What a cowardly position.

    Will you say “better safe than sorry” when it comes to taking up arms or risking your life for a better cause or protection of your family? I think you will. As Aristotle wrote, heroism does not occur only in extreme moments but in your daily actions.

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  89. @Sirius

    In that case, why didn’t you vote third party?

    Uhhhh … which third party would that be?

    I hope you didn’t have in mind the one that offered us Jo Jorgensen and Spike Cohen.

    Really, I should just answer your question: this is why I won’t be voting third-party. It’s also why I’m ashamed of indulging that middle-finger urge by voting Trump. I’m back on the wagon now — for real, this time! Promise! Cross my heart and hope to die!

    • Replies: @Sirius
  90. Trickster says:

    Oh what a colossal fucking yawn. I think I am going to use my allotted 30 minute comedy break on UR to workout instead.

    Everyday its the same tired articles dealing with the same tired subjects and the same tired commentary.

    Who should do what, take back the country, act now, secede, Jews, Immigrants, Corona Virus, Niggers, blah blah and more blah. Its the same topics flogged again and again. It must be like taking a dump, someone eating your shit and in turn taking a poop but with a different lump form.

    I looked at todays 2 new articles and was BORED after the first few paragraphs.

    The Trickster is going to call it quits. Thanks to all the people who provided intelligent compliments during the time I was here. You know who you are, people like Alfred, Montefrio, Cowboy, Beulah Man, Peripathetic Itch, General Ripper, Temp Insanity and so many others too numerous to mention.

    And thanks to the others like Heebhunter (Amerimutts and Kikes), Mefobills (our illustrious global financial expert who knows fuck all about finance) , Biff the fake Chinaman and Chinaman the fake Biff, the Wizard of Oz who is anything but a Wizard and a few others I have long forgotten. I also appreciated your comments because although they were incredibly stupid they served to highlight the sensible readers here. As for the niggers like Bandiwag or whatever, well what can I say ?? Even cunts should have their day in the sun, no pun intended.

    To all the rest, if I have forgotten to mention you its because you were invisible ie your comments were not worth reading. To you, I say fuck off

    • Thanks: Mike Tre
    • LOL: HeebHunter
    • Troll: TKK
  91. The Enemy is panicking because they lost the War of the Spirit, having their brothel of a capitol sacked by a people armed only with spirit.

    They saw in this a premonition of our ultimate victory.

    Their lashing out is impotent.

    Advance the line.

  92. @Hannah Katz

    I’m up for the change in weather …

    • Replies: @Jiminy
  93. @anonymous

    Thanks! Back at’cha, I’m sure.

  94. Mike Tre says:
    @Yee

    I suppose you see a lot more similarities between your own ass and your own face then most people see of theirs.

    • LOL: gsjackson
  95. Jaster says:
    @obwandiyag

    Mate, have you been wearing a mask since the day you were born? Why not! You have been infecting people with the miriade of infectious deseases this whole time. I’d condone it if someone shoots you in the face…. because you’ve been actively putting MY GRANDMA at risk… a smidgen of a risk but – better safe than sorry!

  96. @Hannah Katz

    Since Mexicans want to live in America, why not let them all move in, and let the conservative Americans replace them in Mexico. In short order Mexico, a nation rich in natural resources and nice weather, would be a paradise, and the Mexicans living in America could use the social safety net as a hammock, while voting for Democrats. Seems like a win win.

    That thought has occurred to me more than once. Damn hot in the summer, but air-conditioning is a mature technology. I’ll bet Mexico could get to be a happenin’ place!

  97. Sparkon says:
    @Xi-Jinping

    “Better safe than sorry”

    What a cowardly position.Will you say “better safe than sorry” when it comes to taking up arms or risking your life for a better cause or protection of your family?

    I say that the first pillar of intelligence is discrimination – the ability to tell one thing, or situation, from another.

    I hope it’s not a shock for you, but one size does not fit all, nor is one course of action appropriate in all situations.

    Better safe than sorry. Don’t rush in. Be prepared. Check six. These tactics are tried and true, but each and every situation in life requires evaluation strictly on its own merits.

    For protection of our families, most sensible people lock their doors at night. Many have a back-up plan. Is that cowardly, or is it common sense?

    Is it cowardly to replace the air filter on your car, or to have screens on your doors and windows at home?

    Any protection is better than none.

    Previously, I provided some technical details on cotton face masks where I argue they are an effective barrier against SARS-CoV-2.

    https://www.unz.com/pcockburn/america-and-britain-are-the-big-losers-as-they-fail-to-control-covid/#comment-4303304

    • Replies: @Xi-Jinping
  98. Hillaire says:

    The last shibboleth of the left.. ww2, did you notice how this old left wing pseudo satirist invokes godwins law to work through his own cognitive dissonance as they all do, repeating the proscribed by zionist kleptocrat mantras also used by those he mocks….

    The tatters of the so called left is more shredded than the so called right.. they have all been on this current trajectory since 1945, perhaps there will be showers that work in the new camps.

  99. @Yee

    “After all, you cover your bare ass without any medical necessarity, without a choice too. An bare ass doesn’t spray viruses to people within 3 feet of it, yet you’re required by law to cover it”

    Now it sounds like you’re just talking out of your ass. Maybe you want the rest of us to talk out of our asses.

    • Replies: @Yee
  100. @Sparkon

    Sure preparation and not being hasty are good qualities when emploed in moderation and coupled with action. It is quite possible to use “preparation” and “not being hasty” as excuses to hide behind whilst being afraid of action. This is what the OP was doing.

  101. i will not be subjugated by half-wits or moollies. i’m ready for literal total war.

  102. Jiminy says:

    I’m going out on a limb here, but I think I know what this summers block busters will be all about. The jews will be busy drawing up scripts right now. They were getting a bit stale. I was tiring of watching modern remakes of old classics, but they’ve got plenty of subject matter now to twist.

  103. Memejon says:

    Pay the reparations…

  104. @Druid

    So was Jesus, an “austere” man who did not reap what he sowed, because he sowed nothing. Like Paul, he depended on donations for sustenance, and told his followers to adopt the same lifestyle.

  105. rienzi says:
    @Thomasina

    Attacking Syria or Iran essentially drags in Russia. Russia is the only country on earth that can totally obliterate us in an hour. Probably not the most intelligent course of action. Don’t poke the bear unless you have a damn good reason.

  106. @Carlos22

    When the spooks kick off Project Bluebeam and a gang of holographic aliens descends to Earth, they will say “take me to your Hillary Clinton” and proceed to crown her as the Queen of the Milky Way.

  107. @Commentator Mike

    “I’ll take the jab only if it is a requirement to step outside my front door and to purchase the basic necessities of life…”

    You’ll be disarmed using the same logic.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  108. @Trickster

    The Trickster is going to call it quits. Thanks to all the people who provided intelligent compliments during the time I was here.

    See you later, snowflake.

  109. Jiminy says:
    @The Alarmist

    Just a bit disappointed with that weather report. It was actually a weather report. I don’t know why, but I thought it was going to be one of those where the lady slowly disrobes. Ah well, maybe next time.

    • Replies: @The Alarmist
  110. GeeBee says:
    @cranc

    Delightfully mischievous and accurate. To Liberals, ‘tolerance’ is all about the enforcement of ‘Right-Think’ and the demonisation of ‘Wrong-Think’. The fact they cannot even see the inherent contradiction makes them as richly hilarious as they are deeply malefic and authoritarian.

    Hopkins is a prize specimen, needless to say.

  111. Sirius says:
    @Reactionary Utopian

    I get what you’re saying. I think the only hope is to reform the whole voting process, with proportional representation. The chances of that are minuscule though. It would require a constitutional amendment, or possibly more than one to redesign the whole voting system.

    One thing that would be easier would be having run-off elections, which may not require a constitutional amendment. I believe some states already have them for state races. That way at least people could vote third party without feeling they were “wasting their vote”.

    Oh, and which third party? I saw Hawkins’ proposal to cut military spending by 80% and said, that’s the one, knowing he hadn’t an ice cube’s chance in hell to win, or even to get third place! That was my protest vote. I’m sure it did not an ounce of good, but it certainly felt better than supporting the 2 sell outs.

  112. @No Friend Of The Devil

    I voted for acceleration with Trump. Not sure why anyone thought the Democrats were the way to go, but my thinking has always been a bit odd. Hasn’t quite gone the way I imagine, but we’re still heading for a cliff at 120 mph. Plus the Donald had all the right people hating him. Gotta give him credit for that and our brief break from climate change taxes.

  113. @Thomasina

    Color flag revolutions in Poland and Hungary, and a redo of one in Belarus, seem to be in the Biden cake mix as well.

    • Replies: @Alfred Muscaria
  114. anon[148] • Disclaimer says:

    On January 21st, 2021, Donald Trump Jr. should announce his candidacy for president in 2024. That should ruffle some feathers.

    • Agree: TKK
  115. bojo says:
    @cohen

    Rabbi Schumer with all his self proclaimed powers and bullying tactics felt helpless by an ordinary citizen. Bravo.

    The woman took care of his goons legally and assertively. Six feet distance as a reminder. This is the way to handle politicians.

    • Agree: Sue Dunham
  116. @jsinton

    “jsinton says:
    January 12, 2021 at 4:58 pm GMT • 1.0 days ago • 100 Words ↑
    @anon
    Your point is valid, however we’re nowhere near 1984 world… yet. I think the pendulum has already swung too far to the Left, and they’ve managed to alarm many normally docile proles. Look for Dems to lose both sides of Congress in 22. ”

    I think they lost both sides of Congress in 20 but it clearly doesn’t matter.

  117. @Old and Grumpy

    “Jiminy says:
    January 13, 2021 at 4:48 pm GMT • 53 minutes ago • 100 Words ↑
    I’m going out on a limb here, but I think I know what this summers block busters will be all about. The jews will be busy drawing up scripts right now. They were getting a bit stale. I was tiring of watching modern remakes of old classics, but they’ve got plenty of subject matter now to twist.”

    Apparently Soros paid for Orbon to go to Oxford. It’s all fake and gay. A little populism for the masses. Totally (((occupied))) countries.

  118. @The Alarmist

    when does the US start bombing it?

    Around about 9/11/01

    • Agree: Georgia
    • LOL: Sue Dunham
    • Replies: @Sue Dunham
  119. Wally says:
    @jsinton

    said:
    “What strikes me as funny is what happens after Trump is gone?”

    It will be entertaining, no doubt.

    But they still have 75-80 million Trump voters to go after, and the attack on Euro-whites, especially men, is sure to continue.

  120. Wally says:
    @cranc

    “LMC : ‘As a warning to you all about the power of perception management in the hands of centralised state power, I remind readers of the Nazi propaganda machine and how it led to the deaths of many millions of Jews, homosexuals and Gypsies in THE CAMPS‘.”

    How embarrassingly stupid that is.

    There simply was no “the deaths of many millions of Jews, homosexuals and Gypsies in THE CAMPS‘”, as demonstrated repeatedly at this site and elsewhere.

    • Replies: @GeeBee
  121. Anon[264] • Disclaimer says:
    @Levtraro

    Regarding the niqab, did you know that muslims believe that the niqab is not entirely needed if the woman has an unattractive face, but it is absolutely necessary if the woman is pretty? For them, ugliness can be exposed while beauty must remain concealed. Some cultural schism there.

    The phenomena is simply a mature recognition of the fact that men tend to be weak simps in the face of beauty, and women left to their own devices tend to be hypergamous whores.

    Why white-knight for whores in a foreign culture – if their system works for them, what do you care?

    The only question I have is, ‘Why haven’t the muzzies made a ball gag mandatory equipment on their broads?’.

  122. @cohen

    Schumer is a bully only in the Senate. A few years ago on shuttle flight from Washington. DC. to New York when a flight attendant repeatedly asked him to get off his cell phone. He screamed and yelled calling her a bitch. That is Schumer all right. Start of David and sons.

  123. canspeccy says: • Website

    This is a fine column. Moreover, it aptly demonstrates why nothing one can invent is as funny as real life.

    Proof?

    Daily Mail: Jogger stopped by Covid marshal for ‘breathing heavily’

    And, as is perhaps needless to say: “council chiefs have today defended the decision.”

  124. anonymous[400] • Disclaimer says:

    The picture of Bush with Mrs Obama says it all. They’re all in the same club, merely negotiating who gets what. Trump was an outsider who had the entire spectrum of media, big tech, corporations and political class allied against him. He didn’t know what he was walking into. Populism for the deplorables is too dangerous to have it get stirred up hence the massive move towards totalitarianism. Now they have their new 9/11 pretext to mobilize against that part of the population before they become fully self aware and want their interests to be recognized. Trump was a very bad influence; he gave people ideas that now have to be removed.

  125. Wild Man says:
    @obwandiyag

    Further to your comment – “If I wear a mask, it protects you, they say. If you wear a mask, it protects me, they say.”

    My limited understanding (as everyone’s is, given officialdom’s current not very good track record around providing the public with a cogent understanding of covid) of what the official narrative is around the efficacy of mask use, for covid protection, is that about 80% of the potential efficacy of masks is for protection of transmission, of the mask-wearer’s possibly diseased exhalations, from potentially reaching and sickening others. And perhaps 20%of the potential efficacy, for the opposite direction of transmission (protection the mask-wearer from potential sickness by way of inhalation of compromised air in your surroundings).

    [MORE]

    Furthermore, though officialdom sees the potential efficacy of mask-use, in these terms (80%/20% potential efficacy – depending on the direction of transmission the mask may offer protection from), as well, officialdom has done a poor job of convincing the public in rational terms, that the mask mandate offers much efficacy (in either transmission direction). So, as far as we know now (given what we know, further to mask-experimentation-studies + comparison of covid virulence in jurisdictions that implemented mask mandates vs. those that did not), though perhaps there may be some nominal efficacy mask-wise, of which perhaps 80% of this nominal potential efficacy is in the exhalation direction.

    OK – if you are with me so far, ….. with respect to what benefit mask mandates may offer (not much, but with the proviso that whatever protection offered, about 80% is of the pro-social variety, blocking some exhalation potential transmission, and about 20% is of the pro-selfish variety, blocking potential inhalation transmission) ….. and are willing to agree that what I have outlined here, is a thinking person’s best guess as to the benefits offered by way of mask mandates, …. we then must weigh the costs, and then try to determine if the benefits are worth the costs.

    So what are the costs (not just for you, but for the entire populace)?

    Well, as you say, perhaps for you personally, and for your circumstance, the costs are low. But of course that doesn’t apply to everyone (or nearly anyone really). You said you personally are in a cohort whose circumstance aligns with 3 of 4 of heightened risk conditions. So I assume you are old. Do you have any grandchildren? Do you have any children who work in scenarios that requires employees to always wear a mask at work? Do you think there are any costs, mask-mandate-wise, borne by these other cohorts? Do you agree that children go through many developmental stages, and that being a highly social species, much of this development is for social skills? The development of these various social skills requires signals from the social environment, in order to activate portions of the developing individual’s genetic profile, in order to biologically attune said developing individual’s cognition towards optimal socialization. But what if there are entire cohorts of developing children, across all child and youth age groups, at various developmental stages (there are many windows of social development, as the child progresses towards adulthood, up to and including within the adolescence window), that go an entire year with very-sub-optimal exposure to the signals found within the social environment that determine this developmental gene activation?

    What are some of the most important signals found within the social environment that determine developmental gene activation? Perhaps exposure to the nuances of facial expression of others is an important signal found within the social environment that determines developmental gene activation? I for one would argue for that claim. Also, perhaps exposure to the nuance of clear verbal annunciation, among others within the social environment, is an important signal found within the social environment, that determines developmental gene activation. I for one would also argue for that claim.

    I would argue that exposure to both the nuance of facial expression of others, as well as the nuance of clear verbal annunciation by others, within the social environment, are probably very very important for developmental gene activation operations within the organism, ….. because of my own personal experience and personal bias. As I was growing up I noticed 2 things about by own interface, with my social environment, that bothered me, that informs this bias. First I noticed that I got annoyed when I was in a social group whereby there was one individual in the group that was unnecessarily wearing sunglasses. I noticed that I internally got annoyed because I couldn’t see the eyes of said person, but they could see mine, which I internally concluded was not a fair scenario, exchange-of-information-wise, and so I would start to infer some wonderment around motivations for the unnecessary sunglasses wearer, to wear sunglasses, so as to set up said unfair social dynamic. But, being a child, I was also sensitive as to how others reacted to said scenario, and what I noticed is that it is usually a social faux pas to offer a social comment on this. It turns out it is not cool to ask someone to remove their unnecessary sunglasses so that I could read their eyes (since they can read mine – this is only fair). So I also learned that when someone is attempting a power play this way …… the power-seeking can be seen but should not be called out. If you call it out, … it turns out the group thinks it is you that is attempting a selfish power grab, by calling out the power grabbers power grab. Interesting.

    The 2nd thing I noticed about my own interface with my social environment, while growing up, was that when the first niqab-wearers, entered the social environment in the west, in the 1970’s (by way of increased immigration from fundamentalist Muslim jurisdictions) ….. I was a teenager by then, but I noticed that internally, the same annoyance would build up. I noticed that, when such person was around (perhaps a woman in a store line that I would normally maybe chat with), ….. I would tend to instead internally discount them, as inconsequential to the social scene in question, because it is as if the motivation for said face covering was for said person to partially remove themselves from the social scene, because clearly, said person must realize it is not fair that I can’t see their face (excepting eyes), but they can see mine. It’s the same social-information-exchange imbalance. Socially, it is not fair play, as far as I can tell. What is the correct internal attitude to take towards those that do not play fair socially? The correct attitude is to discount them (i.e. – analogy-wise, it’s as if you were taking your ball home, and refusing to play, because the other party cheated). Now that is a lot of internal machinations that drove me to realize, back at that time as a teenager, that though I should try not discount that other person as such (more or less being a pro-social person myself), I was biologically predisposed to this discounting, in the moment, before executive-cogntive-function analysis has time to work. Also interesting.

    So ….. as I grew into adulthood I pondered as to why I would have these biological predispositions, to discount others, whom appeared not to be playing fair, in social settings, exchange-of-social-information-wise. I have concluded that it is because everybody has these biological predispositions. The issue is that everybody is walking around with these biological predispositions around sociability, yet no one wants to talk about it. People will go to great lengths to avoid the topic. If you bring it up, you will probably be shamed for bringing it up, even though that such shaming, in of itself, is also not fair, because any discussion that avoids part of the truth, in of itself, is a manipulative control measure.

    obwandiyag – Do you agree? Do you not get annoyed (perhaps without much self-awareness) when others purposely take measures to deprive you of social signals that they themselves are not deprived of, which perhaps you then go on to absolve yourself of owning said annoyance, by way of projection, by way of shaming others whom possess a bit more self-awareness perhaps, whom do own their own annoyance? Why else would you fail to consider that people whom don’t like the mask-wearing, may in fact be a hellava lot more pro-social than you?

    Look – anecdotally, I will give you my personal experience with the mask-wearing (I’m retired and live alone and so my exposure to the downside of mask-wearing is probably not that much different than yours): When mask-wearing became de rigeuer last spring, the first thing I noticed about the mask mandate, is that it is probably about 100x harder reading people’s ever-changing emotional/cognitive nuance, in real-time, when the facial cues normally available to read, have been removed. I realized that I possess the ability to obtain a tremendous amount of information about people’s ever-changing emotional/cognitive nuance, in real-time, by way of these facial cues. A momentary millisecond sideways glance, often, is all that is needed. Now, when faced with a mask-wearer, ….. a quick sideways glance isn’t gonna do it, a long glance isn’t gonna do it, wide-open staring isn’t going to do it. So … people try to express with their voices to overcome all this. Most people suck at that though (there are plenty of people around that are monotone pretty much for all their annunciation, and so may be nearly impossible to read based on voice tone alone). The voice tonal quality alone doesn’t work too well, without pairing with the facial expression signals. And furthermore, the masks also hamper the voice tonal quality (to the point that I often can’t actually catch everthing a mask wearer is saying, and often have to ask them to repeat what they just said).

    obwandiyag – it may seem like I am picking on you. Because I am implying that I have the preconditions of pro-socialibity ordered correctly, and you do not. So from where I stand, it looks like to me you are the selfish one with your attitude, and furthermore, that you probably possess low-self awareness, which probably informs your inaccurate ordering of the preconditions of pro-sociability, so as to blind you to the greater nuance necessary to untangle this cost/benefit analysis. Now, I hope you don’t take it too personally and get offended, and shut-down, or instead just mock me or something. Because the attitude of what you outlined in your comment, is very very common. I know tons of people that think about the cost/benefit analysis of mask-wearing, just like you (in an incomplete way, avoiding the existence of the social costs so as to cover for your own selfishness). I love alot of these people. I find it hard to tell them straight-out, that in my view they are the ones being overly selfish with this attitude, …. that this attitude visits great harm upon our greatest asset (our children), and that furthermore, it looks like to me, that the issue stems perhaps, from their personal cowardice (refusing self-awareness around these biological social facts whilst all the while pretending that others with a more more nuanced pro-social view, like myself, are actually the selfish ones). So I tend to have these conversations (very very sparingly), broached in terms of cultural generalities (i.e – I try not to make it personal), so as to avoid their feeling of being offended, whereby the tendency is maybe they would stop speaking to me for a few months (which avoidance of me is occurring anyways, despite me trying to broach the discussion in a general and therefore non-offensive way – jeez). So obwandiyag – I hope you don’t get your nose out of joint, with my forwardness (i.e. – I did make it personal here in this comment), …… because I want to know if you got any cogent counter arguments to what I just said here, that maybe I have failed to recognize myself, at this juncture. Because this whole mask mandate thing is ruining my relationships with many people, ….. and I would really like to fix that if I can. Maybe you could help me with that.

    Bottom line (for me), at this juncture: The harm associated with the mask mandate, if not soon withdrawn, is much higher than the benefits. But, the harm will be spread out over a much longer time period (over the entire lives of our children). Developmental delays around pro-sociability developmental operations, going on to produce sub-par adults, is the last thing we need at this point. The culture is being subverted at the level of genetic coding for developmental pro-sociability. This is a very very deep level of subversion. As such – extremely damaging, if left unchecked. I care about the future of humanity. Perhaps you don’t? Is that is what is going on here with your attitude?

    • Thanks: Mike Tre
  126. @Adam Smith

    Thanks.
    I good reminder for people would be that the death and destruction caused by measles 100 years ago, was virtually non existent by the time measles vaccines were rolled out. Kids still get measles, even if vaccinated.
    Polio was virtually done with, and even Salk admitted the vaccine probably harmed more people than it helped. Shipping it off to Africa made a lot of money, but did little to help Africans.
    Vaccines are about $$$$$$$$$ not health.

    • Agree: Adam Smith, Liza
  127. TKK says:
    @Trickster

    BooHoo. Poor you.

    You are a bad joke.

    If it did not matter to you, we would not need your boring requiem and histrionic sign off.

    There is no other website that publishes the truth and has such a light hand moderating. NONE.

    Ron Unz should block you, but he’s too busy coding, living, making money….LIVING.

    • Agree: Mefobills
  128. @Yee

    Until you sit somewhere public, leave a greasy streak and do not clean after yourself.

    Mind you, there some people of the female that have an arse worthy keeping unwrapped.

  129. Willem says:
    @obwandiyag

    What you are describing is known as obsessive compulsive disorder.

    Similar to your recommendation of wearing a mouth mask, we should also, maybe step out of bed with our right leg each morning. It might prevent against… whatever and it might not. I don’t know.

    Better safe than sorry.

    There is not a single randomized study that has shown that mouth masks prevent against covid. Taleb can eat this: https://www.acpjournals.org/doi/10.7326/M20-6817

  130. @Stonehands

    It still hasn’t come to that but what do you suggest? There are those who say that if the cops or soldiers come around to force vaccinations they will ask to go in front of a firing squad instead. But they can easily restrain you and inject you anyway. (Watch the movie “New World Order” to see how it may get when it comes to getting the “mark of the beast” where they don’t force you but give you a choice: the mark or death).

    • Replies: @Stonehands
  131. GeeBee says:
    @Wally

    Dear Wally, while I applaud your diligence in spreading the truth, I believe that your zeal occasionally blinds you to the amusing fun that we call irony. It is abundantly clear that ‘cranc’ is on-side regarding the Holyhoax nonsense. He put those words into the mouth of his imaginary stereotypical Libtard ‘LMC’ in order to expose the statement he made as laughable.

    Do lighten up old boy.

    • Replies: @Ugetit
  132. @Bro43rd

    We’ll know you’ve nailed it when we see a new pic like the one that closes Mr. Hopkins’ article today, with the lovely Michelle nuzzling up to DJT on the cover of People magazine.

  133. @Reg Cæsar

    Most legislatures as controlled by the GOP. They should be demanding– we should be demanding of them– European standards, which outlaw everything you mention, including voting machines, shady or clean.

    I tend to agree. But why should it depend on the various governors willingness to sign the bills? The Electors Clause, Article II, § 1, Clause 2, of the U.S. Constitution gives plenary power to the State Legislatures over the control of the elections:

    “Each State shall appoint, in such manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress….”

    The U.S. Supreme Court has spoken directly on this issue: “This power [to appoint electors] is conferred upon the legislatures of the states by the constitution of the United States, and cannot be taken away from them or modified by their state constitutions.” McPherson v. Blacker, 146 U.S. 1, 34-35 (1892). This appointment power “transcends any limitations sought to be imposed by the people of a State.” Leser v. Garnett, 258 U.S, 130, 137 (1922)

    A similar provision governs the Congressional elections. So presumably this could be in effect for the 2022 midterms:

    The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing Senators.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  134. Well, Bush Jr. Now here’s a guy who loved to stick it to American citizens, in constantly explaining to them that they “won’t do the jobs, illegal immigrants will”. Even though, anyone who has traveled across the states and noticed that Americans do the jobs illegal aliens do, every place that Bush hasn’t allowed them by the millions to invade yet. Am a hater of illegal aliens? Nope. I’m a hater of leaders who value American citizens and legal residents so little, even Presidents..

  135. @Trickster

    Oh come on Trickster, hang on until the 20th at least – there may not be UR after that date anyway, or not for long.

  136. Is it only me but does C.J. ever say any thing that is meaningful . A lot excess verbiage signifying what?

  137. Over the years, white patriots got guns while Jewish supremacists got megaphones.

    Jews won. Why?

    Because guns are silent until the war starts whereas megaphones are always blaring in peacetime. So, by the time war rolls around, those with the megaphones have turned many more people to their side.

    Yeah, do get guns but also get megaphones and learn to use them.

    Those who hunker in the bunker with guns will lose to those who holler from the tower with megaphones.

  138. Fred777 says:
    @lysias

    “Why not prohibit driving cars, since there is no doubt that cars endanger people?“

    Coming soon.

  139. @obwandiyag

    I’m in a somewhat similar situation. I mask up when inside a store or a public place…wearing a mask outdoors is just silly and doesn’t protect anyone from anything. I will not get the jab because I don’t trust the vaccine(s).

    There are too many who misunderstand how masks work. They are most effective in preventing the transmission from an infected person to others. For some reason, too many believe that masks prevent one from contracting diseases – they do to a certain extent and depending on the type of mask, but that’s not their main function.

    IIRC if at least 80% of people mask up with proper masks, transmission is reduced by about 45%. If you are on a bus, say, and only 20% of the passengers are wearing masks (including yourself) you will be less protected than being on a bus where 80% of passengers are masked and you remain unmasked.

    Masks are not a panacea. But if enough people wear them they do significantly reduce the spread of the virus. The reason so many people in the west have their knickers in a twist over this is because the concept of rights and responsibilities is alien to them. The western conception of freedom is “Fuck you, I can do what I want and you can go pound sand.” This type of pathological individualism is one reason why the west has lost its way and is floundering in a self-made soup of putrid incompetence and bitter bile.

    Highly individualistic societies run into problems when a situation that requires collective effort and an attitude of ‘neighborly selflessness’ arises. I don’t blame people for not trusting the government and being skeptical of received wisdom. But many westerners have lost the ability to reason independently and accurately evaluate the veracity of information they “consume.” Hence, you get a lot of paranoid folk with very active imaginations imagining all kinds of things sans evidence and believing in their fantasies with a religious fervor. Left and right even have their own conspiracy theories now. Very cute.

    Read the comments here and at other lightly moderated forums. Emotional ranting and reaffirming in-group biases predominate. Thoughtful and considered comments are there but it takes a bit of reading (or skimming) to find them.

    As far as COVID-19 goes I’d say do whatever you think is best for you and your family. There’s not much you can do about people who think it’s all a hoax* or what have you except avoid them in public (if possible). Good luck!

    *While I don’t think COVID is a hoax, it most definitely is being used to roll out totalitarian measures like the Great Reset, Smart Cities etc. and to gaslight and manipulate people into unquestioningly submitting
    to authority.

    • Replies: @obwandiyag
  140. Darren J. Beattie, an American political scientist, a former White House official, wrote on Twitter:

    “70 + million Americans now effectively Serbs in the 90s”

  141. WLMIV says:

    I really feel sorry for Ashli Babbit.

    I get the point you are making. Better join in to survive. Heck, maybe you can infiltrate them and cause chaos from within.

    Still , I am not sure if sarcasm does justice for Ahsli though. She believed in Trump and actually gave her life to stop what she believed was a fraud.

    She was then betrayed by Trump himself and Republican turn coats as he condemned his people.

    They’ll call her and any Trump supporter a terrorist who threatened democracy. But isn’t the issue that the fraud itself was a threat to democracy? Isn’t this what she believed in.

    Yeah Yeah. There was no fraud. Agree and you’ll survive among people you despise, but you’ll live the rest of your life always looking over your shoulder to make sure you did not let your guard down and then die in your bed knowing you betrayed all that you believed.

    Solzhenitsyn wrote in the chapter “Our Muzzled Freedom” about the big lie.

    He writes:

    “Whether giving into fear or influenced by material self-interest or envy people can’t nonetheless become stupid so swiftly.” “The permanent lie becomes the only safe form of existence in the same way as betrayal. Every wag of the tongue can be overheard by someone, every facial expression observed by someone. therefore every word if it does not have to be a direct lie is nonetheless obliged not to contradict the general common lie.”

    He continues:

    “…And what can be said about those shrill meetings and trashy lunch break gatherings where you are compelled to vote against your own opinion to pretend to be glad over what distresses you?”

    “…But that is not all. Your children are growing up! And if the children were still little,then you had to decide what was the best way to bring them up; whether to start them off on lies instead of the truth (so that it would be easier for them to live), and then lie forevermore in front of them too; or to tell them the truth with the risk that they might make a slip, that they might let it out which meant that you had to instill into them from the start that the truth was murderous that beyond the threshold of the house you had to lie, only lie, jut like papa and mama.”

    Ashli died for the truth so you did not have to live the big lie. To surrender your beliefs it to have but a slave psychology.

    This situation is so rigged. I am besides myself. Biden is a corrupt fraud. Do not forget China and the Ukraine. Do not forget his role in Crossfire Hurricane and the Steele Dossier. Do not forget that there was real fraud which was silenced by a complicit media to the fraud. You can deny these things to get along, but how will you live with yourself by denying the truth?

  142. TKK says:

    ****The rapid arrest of trespassers as if they were mass serial killers- the show of force

    across many states by the Feds is unprecedented-

    This show of muscle for some trespassing****?

    Derick Chauvin was a household name within 24 hours after Floyd’s distended, dumb nostrils stopped flaring.

    Who shot Ashli Babbitt? He is being protected. His very identity under wraps.

    Penalty for trespassing if white? Death.

    Penalty for trespassing if black? $35 billion in corporate gifts and Congress kneeling in Kente cloths in sacred silence.

    Why would the white working middle class stay here? We should start a research pool/thread on ex pat locations, ideas, survival tips.

    • Replies: @CanSpeccy
  143. @Wild Man

    The harm associated with the mask mandate, if not soon withdrawn, is much higher than the benefits. But, the harm will be spread out over a much longer time period (over the entire lives of our children). Developmental delays around pro-sociability developmental operations, going on to produce sub-par adults, is the last thing we need at this point.

    And following on with your astute comments, sub-par adults will have dysfunctional relationships, with even higher levels of spousal and child abuse. We tinker with our social relationships at our peril.

    It is not even obvious how two people could even meet and begin a relationship outside of the on-line dating forums. Generally we need to see a smile or some other indication of friendliness to even approach another person in a meaningful way. Young teens and adults intuitively know this and so we see increased resistance to mask-wearing and social distancing among these groups. It’s hard to imagine how the PTB didn’t realize this and game it out at the very beginning.

    But we do know that some of them at least would be quite happy with a complete demographic collapse.

    • Replies: @Jiminy
    , @Wild Man
  144. @Peripatetic Itch

    Yes, but that’s in the second stage. After the governors refuse to sign the bills modernizing (i.e., archaïzing) the Election Day procedures.

    Give them a choice– clean up now, or pay later.

    This would put the ball in their court, and make the assumption of elector choice by the legislature easier to sell to the public.

  145. CanSpeccy says: • Website
    @TKK

    Who shot Ashli Babbitt? He is being protected. His very identity under wraps.

    It is claimed here that Ashli Babbitt was:

    killed by US Capitol Special Agent David Bailey Who … is a Brazilian Immigrant and Black Lives Matter Militant who REPEATEDLY THREATENED ON FACEBOOK TO KILL TRUMP SUPPORTERS

    • Replies: @TKK
  146. Ragno says:

    As of Jan 7th, I wake up each morning wondering if this is the day that Unzsite is no longer there.

    Now today – today was a good day. Tomorrow- I’ve got my fingers crossed.

  147. PolarBear says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    Trump was likely part of the elites plan, remember him on The Simpsons show. It’s maybe his role to play the bad orange outsider. Now the “Capitol survivors” have a trumped up excuse to go after the ordinary outsiders.

  148. Ugetit says:
    @zimriel

    We just don’t want to spread it.

    Too busy bending over and spreading them there cheeks no doubt.

  149. Ugetit says:
    @obwandiyag

    BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY.

    No wonder you don’t get out much. Better quit driving if you do venture out, and stay offa bicycles too. Better safe than sorry, ya know!

  150. It seems C.J. Hopkins is stuck in 1933 – 1945 Germany.

    How about this picture instead of a German guy…?

    Not too outdated, eh?

  151. @RoatanBill

    You actually think Russia will do something if Iran is attacked?

    You mean like promise to provide the S-300 systems, take one billion dollars from Iran and then later, after delaying delivery again and again, say, “Sorry, our best friends in Tel-Aviv have issued orders that we were to refrain from providing you these purely DEFENSIVE systems, and so we’ll keep your money and NOT provide the S-300s”, and then make the Iranians jump through hoops to get their billion back? And then sell S-400s to Turkey and offer to do the same for the KSA?

    Oh, yeah, Russia will do something, alright. Immediately after the US missile attack (no boots on the ground, that’s for sure; maybe a few very small nukes, but hopefully not, unless of course, Israel tosses some nukes at Iran, for good measure, but again, likely not), Russia will make lots of righteous noise, call UNSC meetings (that will do nothing), and then offer to help re-build Iran both defensively and domestically, at a nice profit.

    There is no ‘bright side’. Iran is alone. They can only rely on themselves and their missiles for protection, just like North Korea. Thankfully, they have some very effective missiles that will prove highly problematic for the US bases nearby and the KSA (and maybe even Israel, but again, I doubt it, unless Israel strikes first.) Iran is wise to keep giving Hezbollah precision guided missiles, so there is a good balance of power that keeps Israel’s bloodlust in check for now……

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  152. @Trickster

    Remember, you are here forever.

    Unz is the new Chan.

    What would a low IQ boomer like you do but leeching on our energetic discourses?

  153. Ugetit says:
    @GeeBee

    I believe that your zeal occasionally blinds you to the amusing fun that we call irony.

    It’s not so much blindness as laziness.

  154. @cranc

    No welfare leech in Berlin will go against the kosher pyramid. Welfare leeches are beholden to whoever signs the checks.

    On the other hand though, Berlin is the Cyberpunk wild west for the redpilled, European fighting man. So many opportunities, finance and politics. Fascinating city, fitting for the true center of Europa and international Zeitgeist.

  155. @Daniel Rich

    Dont mess with uncle Colon.
    He just tried to save his son Michael’s job at FCC.

  156. @Mustapha Mond

    If Iran is attacked and subdued, then it’s on towards the great Satan Russia. Once the war is started, it will be a world war because the loonies also want to subdue Russia.

    No one knows what Russia will do at the start of hostilities, but my bet is that if it looks like Iran could fold, it is in their best interests to prevent it as they are doing in Syria. That Putin is just another scumbag is a given. But he still wants to keep control over his domain and the West isn’t likely to welcome him in to rebuild anything. He wins by helping make sure the US and Israel lose. Their loss is his gain and his only possible gain in any Iranian conflict.

    • Replies: @Mustapha Mond
    , @EugeneGur
  157. Yee says:
    @europeasant

    “Now it sounds like you’re just talking out of your ass.”

    Asking me to cover my mouth makes more sense than cover my harmless ass, precisely because I don’t talk and spray viruses with my ass…

    How come people are OK with being forced to wear pants, a helmet when riding a bike, a seatbelt when driving? Are they not violation of freedom?

  158. This Hopkins cunt never tires of using the Nazi imagery for his bullshit screeds.

    Hey CJ, how about some Lenin, Stalin, Mao or Pol Pot stuff for a change?

    Variety is the spice of life, ya know.

    • Replies: @Sue Dunham
    , @TKK
    , @HeebHunter
  159. @Reactionary Utopian

    If it’s up to you, do you require me to wear a mask?

    Freedom of choice works both ways.

    Someone wants to wear a mask? Fine, wear it.

    Someone doesn’t want to wear a mask? Fine, don’t wear one [I should be safe when I do wear one myself].

    It can’t be any simpler [unless you look around you now. WTF happened?].

    • Agree: dogbumbreath
  160. @Priss Factor

    The bottom line is JEWING.

    You can debate the label of “communism” all day but it essentially boils down to jewish internationalism…..globalism…..globohomo……whatever….

    You’re right that it’s about “what is good for the jews.”

    In that sense it is above ideology, party, nation, etc.

    The jews use whatever is expedient in the moment to tweak things their way….or at least the way they THINK will benefit their own slimy tribe of paranoid small dicked big nosed shitheads.

    (Sorry if I am being uncharitable!)

    The most specific element of “what is good for the jews” (in the mind of slimy organized jewry) is
    “what is bad for white Christian people?”
    In many ways this question is more important than what is good for the jews as they imagine that fucking us over is some kind of automatic win for their side. (They are wrong)

    I have to admit that it does not make sense to me, especially in light of the fact that we have given those large nosed backstabbers everything they could possibly want.

  161. @RoatanBill

    Hi RB-

    Well, I suspect and hope we both are of a similar mind: that we both want no such eventualities to occur.

    I’d like to think Russia would come to the aid of Iran and do everything possible to prevent such an attack, if for no other reason than to protect its soft underbelly, and to insure a huge part of the BRI is salvaged, given their ‘strategic alliance’ with China.

    But do recall that not once but twice Russia had ISIS in a Dunkirk position years ago in Syria, and Putin pulled back, declared a unilateral ceasefire, with some of his generals near mutinous as a result. Who was he serving by doing so? Not Syria, nor the future of Russia as a nation. Some say, “The West”, by showing his reserve and willingness to step back and offer a hand of peace. To me that is all nonsense. He was doing the bidding of the zionists and the Russian MIC, who used and continue to use Syria to showcase and test new weaponry, which lead to very lucrative contracts, but allowed ISIS to regroup, Turkey to get a strong foothold in Idlib, and thousands of Syrians to suffer and die unnecessarily. So Putin is totally unreliable as to Iran, and even his own people, it would seem.

    I agree 100% that it certainly is in Russia’s interest to protect Iran. But Putin has put Israel’s interests above Iran since day one in Syria, and continues to allow Iranian, Syrian and Hezbollah fighters and weapons depots to be hit by Israel with total impunity, despite the numerous S-400s and S-300s in Syria, which he forbids use of against the zionists.

    My guess is, he’d let Iran get creamed, then likely step in to help after, when Russia (and China) can clean up the mess and help rebuild their defenses and infrastructure, again, at a nice profit.

    But step in forcefully to prevent such an attack, thereby putting Russia’s ass on the line in doing so?

    Not a chance. Same for China.

    Like I said, Iran is alone on this one, and they know it.

    Truly terrible that we have to seriously discuss such things as likelihoods rather than very remote possibilities……

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  162. ‘Are You Ready for Total (Ideological) War?’

    No comment.

  163. @Bill Jones

    They would have started bombing America in 1962 with Operation Northwoods (proposed by the Joint Chiefs of Staff with the CIA to commit the actual terrorism), but unfortunately for Israel, Kennedy said no.

  164. @GeneralRipper

    I agree with your comment, but you shouldn’t use the “c” word in such a derogatory way. It is very demeaning to women. Men call each other dicks, African Americans call each other negroes, and gays call each other fags, but women don’t call each other cunts. You are profaning the Earth Mother. Please stop.

    • Replies: @Reactionary Utopian
  165. TKK says:
    @CanSpeccy

    WOW.

    Thank you for posting that.

    MURDER.

  166. @Mustapha Mond

    You know what they say about opinions.

    I’m still of the mind that if Putin sees Iran floundering he’ll step in. He knows damned well that any guarantees and back room deals the US might want to make with him aren’t worth spit given the US’s track record. The US would try to convince him to not intervene and he might feign to go along – for a while.

    Ultimately he knows once Iran goes, there would be more US military bases stationed closer to Russia and I doubt he would allow that to happen willingly. Self preservation would kick in and he knows that if he prevented Iran’s downfall, he’d get the bulk of reconstruction as a thank you.

  167. TKK says:
    @GeneralRipper

    My brother. Good to see you.

    Yes, I have been to Cambodia twice. To see the skulls 10 feet high in a glass case, and the torture rooms at Tuol Sleng, you get an idea where this is headed that the rank and file American cannot understand. ( Refuse?)

    Pol Pot eventually turned on everyone. He was far, far, far, WORSE than Hilter ever dreamed. Crazed starving school children with rifles made the call if you lived or died. Maybe they just grabbed your baby and smashed it into a tree by its feet. Maybe they tied you up and let you die in the tropical heat.

    I had a strange moment in Phnom Penh.I had to get off my moped to use the bathroom- the diesel smell makes you sick. There was a little girl, basically a toddler, using an old T shirt to scoop minnows out of a mud puddle.

    Right at that that moment ( I kid you not) a Rolls Royce Phaeton or some ilk roared by and splashed us both with muddy water.

    • Replies: @PolarBear
  168. @Wild Man

    Don’t give a shit about children. They’ll survive. They’re adaptable. Much more adaptable than you, it would seem.

    “Cost-benefit analysis” is NewSpeak for “somebody’s gonna die.” How “intellectual.”

    Since when are you conservatives such sissies you worry about “sociability.” My god. Why don’t you crochet doilies and go to BroadWAY shows and, here it comes, clutch your pearls.

    You waste all that time asking the wrong rhetorical questions. Caring for posterity is meaningless. “When I die the world dies,” ancient Roman proverb. Who knows what the future may hold? Masks will probably force children to be more polite. And staying in might force them to read a little bit, if only on a computer.

    Bottom line: mask work, don’t need no scientists to tell me that: common sense is enough: Sneeze at somebody with a mask and without. See which time they get spritzed. Please don’t give me no graphs nor ratios. It don’t take no rocket scientist to know when he’s getting spritzed.

  169. Jiminy says:
    @Peripatetic Itch

    There could be some truth to that crazy lack of “mental development” problem. Strange as it seems, a study, Dutch I think, found that the poor jews are still suffering trauma because of the stress passed down through the dna of the grandparents to the young jews of today. If that’s a good enough excuse for the Jews, then surely we could use it as well.

  170. @obwandiyag

    Bottom line: mask work, don’t need no scientists to tell me that: common sense is enough: Sneeze at somebody with a mask and without. See which time they get spritzed. Please don’t give me no graphs nor ratios. It don’t take no rocket scientist to know when he’s getting spritzed.

    Retarded nigger commie who believes all the lies…lol

    How very shocking.

  171. A bad joke, yes…

    but when Adelson said the US should nuke Iran, he wasn’t joking.

    when Madeleine Albright said it was worth it to kill 500,000 Arab children, she wasn’t joking.

    when US lied about Iraq, Libya, and Syria and destroyed entire nations, it wasn’t joking.

    We wish all those were jokes.

    In the current reality, telling lies and committing mass murder are stuff of patriotism.
    But a joke in bad taste? The worst thing ever!

    • Replies: @Dr. Charles Fhandrich
  172. @obwandiyag

    ‘…Bottom line: mask work, don’t need no scientists to tell me that: common sense is enough: Sneeze at somebody with a mask and without. See which time they get spritzed…’

    You’ll see some other things, too. But please: make sure there’s video.

  173. Wild Man says:
    @Peripatetic Itch

    Your comment: – “It’s hard to imagine how the PTB didn’t realize this and game it out at the very beginning. But we do know that some of them at least would be quite happy with a complete demographic collapse.”

    I think the PTB do know all about the social costs of the muzzle-mask mandates (it’s an obvious cost that is not publicly discussed at all – yet all this is well known within the psychology/psychiatry/neurology/biology expert communities).

    As well I think the PTB also knows, by way of the actuaries, whom work for the banks and insurance companies, that many many more person-years of life will be lost, due to even the temporary reduction of economic activity stemming from the covid lock-down policies, than the person-years of life saved by said policies, in areas where lockdowns have been extensive and long. Where I live (western Canadian city), the downtown retail/food/office sectors have been collapsed now, for 9 months. The rest of the city is affected less. For the U.S. as a whole as an example, my back of envelope calculations indicate that the nation probably is, overall, gonna suffer more than 10x the loss of person-years of life (experienced over the next 100 years), than the man-years of lives that have been saved by the lockdown policies.

    Since this is all obvious and well known within these narrower expert-communities, which the PTB of course have excellent access too, …… my conclusion is that the PTB are lying, and on purpose, for the sake of the execution of an ulterior agenda. Now alot of commentators talk about that and claim that a hidden ulterior agenda is slowly being executed by the PTB, …. with said execution now quickening . Alex Jones comes to mind as a good example of such commentator. But overall, among all these commentators, there still is alot of controversy as to what this hidden ulterior agenda actually is.

    I myself don’t know (but this whole thing sure is freaky and anxiety-provoking, ….. I guess that this anxiety as provoked by the uncertainty maintained by the PTB, among some of the populace, for those like us here that see there indeed is an ulterior hidden agenda, ….. is also part of that agenda, I suppose, …. provocation of anxiety among some groups can be used as a control feature as well).

    • Agree: Peripatetic Itch
  174. PolarBear says:
    @TKK

    Japanese were crueler than NS Germans and European Colonialists aswell. Asians seem to get a Yellow pass for Historical wrongs. Only Whites kids are made to feel guilty for their races History and “privilege”.

  175. @GeneralRipper

    Hes a parasitic amerimutt with no balls, like you. Grandpop was probably shot in the balls for (((D-day))) too, so it explains things.

    • Troll: GeneralRipper
  176. @Commentator Mike

    We are getting ahead of ourselves here. A little too much imagination- as per all the recent tumult.
    In fact, our class of people have been served well by ancient standards of proletariat resistance: dissembling, foot- dragging, false compliance, flight, feigned ignorance, sabotage, theft and cultural resistance.We are more enslaved at the level of ideas than at the level of behavior and must continue to gnaw at the symbolic miasma globalcap purveys.

  177. Dumbo says:

    Even if you are dumb enough to take this propaganda infested rathole called BBC as reliable, they are saying that having Covid only immunizes you for 5 months.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/health-55651518

    That means, what they want is Covid shots every year like for the flu, and masks and lockdown as a common situation every winter for the rest of your life.

    Enjoy the “new normal”, bitches.

  178. @Daniel Rich

    Yes we need to elevate this UN SC vial to surpass the Reichstag fire, especially as there is some ambiguity as to who started the fire and why, but the Colin Powell moment is a clear and deliberate lie to start a war. 911 is also a clear false flag to start a war and enact the Patriot Act stepping up domestic repression and curtailing liberties, although maybe not as “clear as daylight” to many too blind to see confused by so many details of the controversy surrounding the event.

  179. @Jiminy

    Sorry to let you down, but that was the current weather for that day. Here’s a blast from the past…

    • Replies: @Jiminy
  180. @obwandiyag

    Don’t give a shit about children.

    Or any one else it seems.

    children. They’ll survive. They’re adaptable

    .

    Yeah. What’s another Jeffrey Dalmer among friends? Never get too many Pol Pots, can we?

    staying in might force them to read a little bit

    Develop a bit of literacy, too, you think?

  181. gsjackson says:
    @Thomasina

    Agree, though with the qualification that Trump has been all over the map on covid and not particularly helpful in exposing the scam. He has said, for example, that “millions and millions of lives” were saved by the actions of his administration in response to the pandemic. As if those lives were ever at risk. Just fed right into the scam narrative.

    He’s spent four years in the presidency and I still don’t know who Trump is. Maybe we’ll find out in the next week.

    • Replies: @Dave Bowman
  182. gsjackson says:
    @obwandiyag

    If your health is my responsibility perhaps we should meet at the gym and I can set up an exercise program and dietary regimen for you. Then I’ll probably need to check in regularly to make sure you’re following instructions. I guarantee that would provide you with better defenses against any microbes than masking the entire world.

    Do get out, at least in nature and the fresh air — it’s good for you health. So is human contact, though I realize that may be just a bridge too far.

  183. Jiminy says:
    @The Alarmist

    I just realised that I didn’t understand a word she said.

  184. Dumbo says:
    @obwandiyag

    Masks are useless, you idiot! If you want to wear masks like a moron, move to China!

    Now besides the “variations, they are saying that there is a “long covid” too!

    https://www.dw.com/en/long-covid-symptoms-treatment-support-effects/a-56220741

    What a bizarre disease! Affects the lungs affects the heart, I’ve heard even an old lady who fell down the stairs and died was marked as a “Covid death”. I think the viurs might make you lose your balance too.

    What a load of bollocks! Covid is a pure psychological invention, the fraud to end all frauds.

    We are fucked and double-fucked!

    • Replies: @Jiminy
  185. @TKK

    So, let’s see…
    Masks are useless, because virus particles are so tiny that they pass right through;
    but the much smaller CO2 molecules that one exhales (which, by the way, are the broken-down fat that you mention) get trapped in the mask.
    This is going to sound like a jerk, but there’s a flaw in your reasoning somewhere.

    • Agree: Commentator Mike
    • Replies: @Bombercommand
  186. @Jiminy

    That’s OK … you can pretend she’s talking flirty to you when she says muy caliente.

  187. @Sue Dunham

    I agree with your comment, but you shouldn’t use the “c” word in such a derogatory way. It is very demeaning to women. Men call each other dicks, African Americans call each other negroes, and gays call each other fags, but women don’t call each other cunts. You are profaning the Earth Mother. Please stop.

    Sue, that’s not a term I’d use, and I certainly won’t use it (unbowdlerized) in this comment. I disagree, however, that “women don’t call each other c–ts.” A woman I know — a very nice lady, by the way, although I think even she would admit that her vocabulary tends toward the, uh, spirited and robust side — once told me, describing an encounter she’d been in, “I can be a real c–t on wheels when I want to be!”

    That was a number of years ago, but the mental image of wheeled female genitalia kind of stuck with me. Still makes me smile when I remember her saying that.

  188. @Jiminy

    I just realised that I didn’t understand a word she said.

    Come to think of it, neither did I!

    I need Spanish lessons. I wonder if she’s taking on students?

  189. Dumbo says:

    Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is a disease where your immune system attack your own blood cells (platelets). This doctor died from ITP days after taking the Pfizer vaccine:

    https://childrenshealthdefense.org/defender/healthy-florida-doctor-dies-after-pfizer-covid-vaccine/

    Also interesting:

    The vaccine most often implicated is the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, where the disease occurs in approximately 1 in every 25,000 to 40,000 doses of the vaccine, Redwood said. ITP has also been associated with hepatitis A and B virus (HBV), human papilloma virus (HPV), varicella-zoster, diphteria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTap), polio and pneumococcus vaccines.

    So let’s say that 1:33,000 on average (masonic number lol), if you vaccinate millions of people the number can be quite significant. This only one of the possible side effects. About 7 or 8 people have died that we know so far, after having taking the vaccine. Very interesting.

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25427992/

    • Replies: @Zarathustra
  190. Jiminy says:
    @Dumbo

    I’m sure the disease will disappear as soon as people stop testing for it. My wife has a nutjob friend who has now had four test for it, all negative of course. I think she just loves having that probe way up there tickling her sinus. Sort of like an ozy version of Miss Lovelace. I don’t think we will ever see cases of it because of the heat and humidity up here. Im sure there’s more chance of catching a mosquito-borne disease than anything else making you sick.

  191. EugeneGur says:
    @RoatanBill

    That Putin is just another scumbag is a given.

    What has he done exactly to make him a scumbag? You are just repeating the neocon propaganda. As Putin himself put it:” Compared to you, we are innocent and adorable” (literally “white and fluffy”, which in Russian means adorable like stuffed animal toys). All Putin has done and is doing is protecting the interests of Russia, which is his job. It isn’t his fault that the American so-called leadership has completely forgotten what it means – to serve your country.

    To be sure, Putin isn’t likely to think about Iran more than he thinks about Russia. But many things’ve changed since that story with S-300, and whatever delusions the Russian leaders might’ve had at the time are all gone now. Russia’s actions are also likely to be determined by the Iran’s behavior. If Iran resists, it’s likely to get Russia’s help directly or indirectly. If it doesn’t – well, that’s another story.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  192. @EugeneGur

    What has he done exactly to make him a scumbag?

    He’s a politician. He’s a thug. He’s part of the Russian Deep State.

    All “leaders” are the same. They head up their local mafia that the weak of mind call government.

  193. Not very smart, almost dumb, as a matter of fact moronic.

  194. @Dumbo

    I do not think so!
    In case of idiopathic purpura It takes several weeks after fist symptom before it becomes dangerous.
    Never heard about sudden death from I.P.

    • Replies: @Dumbo
  195. @Macumazahn

    No, Macumazahn, YOUR reasoning is flawed. Standard, works-like-a-charm cure for an episode of hiccups is to breathe with a paper bag over your face. This creates a condition of elevated CO2 inside the bag, which is continually rebreathed creating a condition of elevated CO2 in your lungs, curing the hiccups. Wearing a mask creates a similar condition, the difference is the paper bag is used for two minutes, but wearing a mask means you are breathing in a localized environment of elevated CO2 for many hours.

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  196. Dumbo says:
    @Zarathustra

    With acute ITP, hitting your head or something like that can be fatal.

    Now, one question I have, is why the need to create a coated mRNA and insert it into the body to make the cells produce the viral protein, why not just synthesize the viral protein and inject this into the body? It seems it would be a more natural and direct approach.

    There is even talk that the mRNA vaccines could not even be legally considered “vaccines”, as they differ from the current legal definition of what a vaccine is.

    In fact, in Moderna’s website there is a page saying that what they want to create is an “operating system” with “updates”, basically using mRNA as “software” to make our body create all type of proteins (and not just the viral spike protein).

    • Replies: @Zarathustra
  197. @Priss Factor

    In Hebrew, ‘impeachment’ has the power to clean and restore us

    fascinating

    Trump is simultaneously the pathogen, the germ on the “Hebrew” body, and the sacrificial lamb — his removal will clean and restore Jews.

    You’ve completely internalized David Engel’s ravings, haven’t you, Priss, carefully sealing off facts and context:
    Facts are that Eastern European Jews flooded into Germany during and after WWI.
    They did not have hygiene habits, and they did carry germs, precipitating among other things outbreaks of tuberculosis and typhus. German Jews were disgusted by- and disdainful of- these Jewish migrants. No other state on the Continent nor the British isles wanted to admit them.

    Germans were forced to take them in, which they did, and to try to clean them up and prevent them from causing a continent-wide pandemic, which they did.

    F&^k off with your anti-German rants and bigotry.

  198. Sparkon says:
    @Bombercommand

    Wearing a mask creates a similar condition,

    No, it doesn’t. Sorry, but the flawed reasoning is all yours.

    One can easily inflate a paper bag — meaning it is relatively air-tight — but one cannot easily inflate a cloth bag because cloth is not air-tight.

  199. I read all of C.J’s work. Delicious snark.

    It almost comes close to the actual Idiocracy we see unfolding before our eyes.

    Trump will Probably pardon Ghislaine Maxwell and Jon Corzine next.

    As for the ‘rona. Didn’t the French government mandate yellow safety vests in every road going vehicle? How did that turn out for them?

    Medical looking masks are begging for the same treatment.

    Good job the dem’s are going to stick Trump with super double impeachment!

  200. As a conservative it will help if you can stay in functional contact with your sense of humor for the foreseeable future.

  201. @Dumbo

    I do know about Idiopathic purpura because my wife had it four times, and I did have a discussions with doctors. I do not know much about these vaccines except that I do realize that they are experimental and untested. Particularly we do not know the long time effect. I do not leave my house, only if I do go to buy food so, I do not feel that I do need any of those vaccines.

    .

  202. @jsinton

    Their lives will be an open void

    You silly. Loads of spare time… Loads of free printed worthless money, since debt-trillions are about as important now as the green cheese the moon is made of… AND on top of it all, no more OrangeManBad to kick around and point-and-splutter at, as he’s gone back to New York to make some more money and plan a VERY unpleasant revenge..!

    So to save worrying, and to fill those yawning, empty hours… Well… Of course..!! That’s exactly what new random wars in the middle east (Iran – they’re looking at you) are for !

    The article’s title did mean a REAL war… Right…?

  203. @gsjackson

    He’s spent four years in the presidency and I still don’t know who Trump is. Maybe we’ll find out in the next week.

    LOL

    Four years… and you’re still hoping for a late miracle ? I won’t be putting any hard cash on that any time soon. Although I’d sure bet tomorrow that he’s finished. Done. Beaten. Out of aces. Down and out. Goodnight, Vienna.

    But my favourite (new-world) quote – from the very old world – is always in my mind to comfort me:

    Interior. Hitler’s Chancellery bunker – 30th April 1945.

    Field Marshal Keitel: “What should we do when the war is over ?”

    Hitler: “Prepare for the next one”.

  204. @Priss Factor

    Says all one needs to know about today’s U.S. Army. While some of these things are in bad taste, the very idea that a soldier should be removed from service is untenable. What does his comment do that hinders his performance or duties as a soldier in the U.S. military? It’s a joke. I wonder how many people who are Polish, German, Black, Mexican, French, Italian etc.have been offended by bad jokes over the years? Yet, it never mattered and no one was punished.

  205. @Squarebeard

    In reviewing my posts, I just found your comment. What a breath of fresh air. Oh, my god, a thoughtful and considered comment. What spaceship did you descend from, Klaatu?

    ‘But many westerners have lost the ability to reason independently and accurately evaluate the veracity of information they “consume.”’

    You said it. ‘Rights and responsibilities.”

    Look at the comments. Alls they all can come up with this same dumbass, slippery-slope, reductio ad infinitum argument. Must have been in a talking points memo somewhere. My god, wear a mask one day, and then, the next thing you know, everybody’s going to have to live in their basements in a hermetically-sealed bubble-boy carapace surrounded by a faraday cage. Yeah, rith. It follows. It’s a natural progression.

  206. @Trickster

    You don’t like me, but I wholeheartedly concur with you on the boring, one-trick-pony articles and repetitiousness of the comments anyhoo.

    • Agree: Commentator Mike
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