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So, it appears the War on Populism is building toward an exciting climax. All the proper pieces are in place for a Class-A GloboCap color revolution, and maybe even civil war. You got your unauthorized Putin-Nazi president, your imaginary apocalyptic pandemic, your violent identitarian civil unrest, your heavily-armed politically-polarized populace, your ominous rumblings from military quarters … you couldn’t really ask for much more.

OK, the plot is pretty obvious by now (as it is in all big-budget action spectacles, which is essentially what color revolutions are), but that won’t spoil our viewing experience. The fun isn’t in guessing what is going to happen. Everybody knows what’s going to happen. The fun is in watching Bruce, or Sigourney, or “the moderate rebels,” or the GloboCap “Resistance,” take down the monster, or the terrorists, or Hitler, and save the world, or democracy, or whatever.

The show-runners at GloboCap understand this, and they are sticking to the classic Act III formula (i.e., the one they teach in all those scriptwriting seminars, which, full disclosure, I teach a few of those). They’ve been running the War on Populism by the numbers since the very beginning. I’m going to break that down in just a moment, act by act, plot point by plot point, but, first, let’s quickly cover the basics.

The first thing every big Hollywood action picture (or GloboCap color revolution) needs is a solid logline to build the plot around. The logline shows us: (1) our protagonist, (2) what our protagonist is trying to do, and (3) our antagonist or antagonistic force.

For example, here’s one everyone will recognize:

“A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.”

In our case, the logline writes itself:

“After America is taken over by a Russian-backed Hitlerian dictator, the forces of democracy unite to depose the tyrant and save the free world.”

Donald Trump is our antagonist, of course. And what an antagonist he has been! As the deep-state spooks and the corporate media have been relentlessly repeating for the last four years, the man is both a Russian-backed traitor and literally the resurrection of Hitler! In terms of baddies, it doesn’t get any better.

It goes without saying that our protagonist is GloboCap (i.e., the global capitalist empire), or “democracy,” as it is known in the entertainment business.

Now, we’re in the middle of Act III already, and, as in every big-budget action movie, our protagonist suffered a series of mounting losses all throughout Act II, and the baddie was mostly driving the action. Now it’s time for the Final Push, but, before all the action gets underway, here’s a quick recap of those previous acts. Ready? All right, here we go …

Act I

(status quo/inciting incident)

There democracy (i.e., GloboCap) was, peacefully operating its de facto global capitalist empire like a normal global hegemon (i.e., destabilizing, restructuring, and privatizing everything it hadn’t already destabilized and privatized, and OK, occasionally murdering, torturing, and otherwise mercilessly oppressing people), when out of nowhere it was viciously attacked by Donald Trump and his Putin-Nazi “populists,” who stole the 2016 election from Clinton with those insidious Facebook ads. (For you writers, this was the Inciting Incident.)

(new situation/predicament/lock-in)

GloboCap did not take this well. The deep state and the corporate media started shrieking about a coming “Age of Darkness,” “The death of globalization at the hands of white supremacy,” “racial Orwellianism,” “Zionist anti-Semitism,” the “Bottomless Pit of Fascism,” and so on. Liberals festooned themselves with safety pins and went out looking for minorities to hide in their attics throughout the occupation. According to GloboCap, every “populist” that voted for Trump (or just refused to vote for Clinton) was a genocidal white supremacist undeserving of either empathy or mercy. Somewhere in there, the “Resistance” was born. (This is the plot point known as the Lock-In, where the protagonist commits to the struggle ahead.)

Act II (a)


As is traditional at the opening of Act II, things were looking promising for GloboCap. The “Resistance” staged those pink pussyhat protests, and the corporate media were pumping out Russia and Hitler propaganda like a Goebbelsian piano. Yes, there were obstacles, but the “Resistance” was growing. And then, in May of 2017, special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed, and “Russiagate” was officially launched. It appeared that Donald Trump’s days were numbered!

(rising action/first culmination)

But, no, it was never going to be that easy. (If it was, feature films would be less than an hour long, not to mention incredibly boring.) There was plenty of action (and an endless series of “bombshells”) throughout the ensuing two years, but by the end of March 2019, “Russiagate” had blown up in GloboCap’s face. “Populism” was still on the rise! It was time for GloboCap to get serious. (This was the classic first culmination, sometimes known as The Point of No Return.)

Act II (b)

(complications/subplots/higher stakes)

In the aftermath of the “Russiagate” fiasco, the GloboCap “Resistance” flailed around for a while. An assortment of ridiculous subplots unfolded … Obstructiongate, Ukrainegate, Pornstargate (and I’m probably forgetting some “gates”), white-supremacist non-terrorist terrorism, brain-devouring Russian-Cubano crickets, Russian spy whales, and other such nonsense. Meanwhile, the forces of “populism” were running amok all across the planet. The gilets jaunes were on the verge of taking down Macron in France, and gangs of neo-nationalist boneheads had launched a series of frontal assaults on Portlandia, GloboCap Anti-Fascist HQ, which Antifa was barely holding off.

(second culmination/major setback)

All wasn’t totally lost, however. GloboCap sprang back into action, successfully Hitlerizing Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of leftist “populism,” and thus preventing the mass exodus of Jews from Great Britain. And the US elections were on the horizon. Trump was still Russian-agent Hitler, after all, so he wasn’t going to be too hard to beat. All that GloboCap had to do was put forth a viable Democratic candidate, then let the corporate media do their thing. OK, first, they had to do Bernie Sanders (because he was another “populist” figurehead, and the point of the entire War on Populism has been to crush the “populist” resistance to global capitalism from both the Left and the Right), but the DNC made short work of that.

So, everything was looking hunky-dory until — and you screenwriters saw this coming, didn’t you? — the pivotal plot-point at the end of Act II, The Major Setback, or The Dark Night of the Soul, when all seems lost for our protagonist.

Yes, implausible as it probably still seems, the Democratic Party nominated Joe Biden, a clearly cognitively-compromised person who literally sucked his wife’s fingers on camera and who can’t get through a two-minute speech without totally losing his train of thought and babbling non-sequiturial gibberish. Exactly why they did this will be debated forever, but, obviously, Biden was not GloboCap’s first choice. The man is as inspiring as a head of lettuce. (There is an actual campaign group called “Settle for Biden!”) GloboCap was now staring down the barrel of certain swing-voter death. And as if things weren’t already dire enough, the “populists” rolled out a catchy new slogan … “TRUMP 2020, BECAUSE FUCK YOU AGAIN!”


So, all right, this is part where Neo orders up “guns … lots of guns.” Which is exactly what our friends at GloboCap did. The time for playing grab-ass was over. Faced with four more years of Trump and this “populist” rebellion against global capitalism and its increasingly insufferable woke ideology, the entire global capitalist machine went full-totalitarian all at once. Suddenly, a rather undeadly virus (as far as deadly pestilences go) became the excuse for GloboCap to lock down most of humanity for months, destroy the economy, unleash the goon squads, terrorize everyone with hysterical propaganda, and otherwise remake society into a global totalitarian police state.

And that wasn’t all … no, far from it. GloboCap was just getting started. Having terrorized the masses into a state of anus-puckering paranoia over an imaginary apocalyptic plague and forced everyone to perform a variety of humiliating ideological-compliance rituals, they unleashed the identitarian civil unrest. Because what would a color revolution be without rioting, looting, wanton destruction, clouds of tear gas, robocops, and GloboCap-sponsored “moderate rebels” and “pro-regime forces” shooting each other down in the streets on television? (In an homage to Orwell’s Ministry of Truth, the corporate media, with totally straight faces, have been describing this rioting as “mostly peaceful.”)

• • •

That brings us up to speed, I think. The rest of Act III should be pretty exciting, despite the fact that the outcome is certain. One way or another, Trump is history. Or do you seriously believe that GloboCap is going to allow him to serve another four years? Not that Trump is an actual threat to them. As I have said repeatedly over the past four years, Donald Trump is not a populist. Donald Trump is a narcissistic ass clown who is playing president to feed his ego. He is not a threat to global capitalism, but the people who elected him president are. In order to teach these people a lesson, GloboCap needs to make an example of Trump. Odds are, it’s not going to be pretty.

See, they have him between a rock and a hard place. As CNN’s Fareed Zakaria explains, on election night, Trump will appear to have won (because the Democrats will all be mailing in their votes due to the apocalyptic plague), but later, once the mail-in votes are all counted, which may take weeks or even months, it will turn out that Biden really won. But, by then, it won’t matter who really won, because one of two scenarios will have already played out.

In Scenario Number One, Trump declares victory before the mail-in votes have been tallied and is “removed from office” for “attempting a coup.” In Scenario Number Two, he doesn’t declare victory, and the country enters a state of limbo, which the Democrats will prolong as long as possible. Either way, rioting breaks out. Serious rioting … not “peaceful” rioting. Rioting that makes the “BLM protests” we have witnessed so far look like a game of touch football.

And this is where the US military (or the military-industrial complex) comes in. I’ll leave you with just a few of the many ominous headlines that GloboCap has been generating:

“This Election Has Become Dangerous for the U.S. Military” — Foreign Policy

“Al Gore suggests military will remove Trump from office if he won’t concede on election night” — Fox News

“Former ambassador warns of election violence” — The Guardian

“All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic”: An Open Letter to Gen. Milley (“If the commander in chief attempts to ignore the election’s results, you will face a choice.)” — Defense One

“Is Trump Planning a Coup d’État?” — The Nation

“Trump could refuse to concede” — Washington Post

“What happens if Trump loses but refuses to concede?” — Financial Times

“White Supremacists, Domestic Terrorists Pose Biggest Threat Of ‘Lethal Violence’ This Election, DHS Assessment Finds” — Forbes

“Trump’s Attacks Put Military In Presidential Campaign Minefield”NPR

“Trump’s Election Delay Threat Is a Coup in the Making” — Common Dreams

“What If Trump Won’t Leave?” — The Intercept

“How to Plan a Coup” — Bill Moyers on Democracy

“It can happen here: A Trump election coup?” — Wall Street International Magazine

“Whose America Is It?” — The New York Times

Does it sound like GloboCap is bluffing? Because it doesn’t sound like that to me. I could be totally wrong, of course, and just letting my imagination run away with itself, but if I were back home in the USA, instead of here in Berlin, I wouldn’t bet on it.

In any event, whatever is coming, whether this is the end of the War on Populism or just the beginning of a new, more dramatic phase of it, the next two months are going to be exciting. So, go grab your popcorn, or your AR-15, and your mask, or full-body anti-virus bubble suit (which you might want to have retrofitted with Kevlar), and sit back and enjoy the show!

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. Volume I of his Consent Factory Essays is published by Consent Factory Publishing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amalgamated Content, Inc. He can be reached at or

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  1. mijj says:

    What if Trump wins, but refuses to concede?

  2. Thekid says:

    As I have said repeatedly over the past four years, Donald Trump is not a populist. Donald Trump is a narcissistic ass clown who is playing president to feed his ego. He is not a threat to global capitalism, but the people who elected him president are.

    Excellent essay, as usual, from Hopkins, summed up with this observation which bears repeating.

    • Agree: chris
    • LOL: Emslander
    • Replies: @Jake
    , @Wally
    , @Wally
    , @Emslander
  3. MGM says:

    my thought exactly, mijj! vale

  4. Trump will persist through the election. The puppet masters of the radical Left have invested 4 years and billions (perhaps trillions) or dollars in painting him as a racist tyrant and their return has been the ability to subvert and riot openly without consequences for even their low-level foot soldiers. If they replace him they throw away all of that investment and have to reboot with new justifications for destroying the West to a Third World state. The on-going Supreme Court situation is proof of this strategy. It may be the lever they need to escalate to actual genocides. Trump is the rope the satanic Left is using to pull themselves out of the maw of Hell and he is the rope with which they will try to hang us all.

  5. Trump isn’t actually a populist president, though — he just plays one on TV. That is what’s most amusing about globocap’s meltdown, he’s only accelerated the political and social destruction of white America.

    • Agree: Exile, Ghan-buri-Ghan
    • Replies: @Old and Grumpy
  6. Chris Moore says: • Website

    America Firsters are writing a better script, one that casts the international Zionists such as Soros as the evil they are, and all of the “liberal” GlobalCap “heroes” as cads and knaves that pander to the Zionists and their endless wars for Israel out of greed, sloth, low character, hidden racism, and misanthropy.

    The “liberals” and neocons are increasingly uptight because middle America and much of the rest of the world recognizes the America First script as authentic, and the “liberal” script as the hackneyed CIA and ((Hollywood)) bullshit it is.

    Worse yet, the principled left (there still is such a thing) increasingly recognize “liberals” as self-serving liars, ponzi schemers, and con artists who, out of mania and hubris, actually started believing their own grift.

    • Agree: nosquat loquat
  7. @mijj

    He can’t win. Mail in ballot boxes will continue to be found until he doesn’t.

    • Replies: @A123
    , @Bigheadnicm
  8. A123 says:

    Trump can’t lose. Illegal mail in ballot boxes full of fabricated votes will be rejected by the Supreme Court.

    PEACE 😇

    • Agree: Thim
    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
  9. Whatever happens during and after election, fact is that Sovereign, Corporate and personal debt of Globocap countries will raise to unsustainable levels, destroying the dollar and financial markets with resultant prolonged recession, creating post colonial multipolar world (Assuming we are not wiped out in a nuclear war between U.S., Russia and China before this happens)

  10. That is really insane and serious gambling by GloboCap. They may as well admit defeat. Everyone knows that they are guilty. They have backed themselves into a corner with a 50/50 survival rate gamble as their final move. Do they think that the military would like to share with them or forgive them, or blame them and place them in stockades in the public square? What would the military gain by a globocap alliance? What would the military lose by such an alliance? My guess is that the military would be likely to turn against them.

    Andrea Iravani

    • Replies: @Majority of One
  11. @Chris Moore

    I hope that you are right, friend.

  12. Sorry I can’t see the “war on populism” CJ.

    Nor am I a subscriber to the “democracy” we don’t have one .

    I feel as though people were (and are) lost in fear brain’s nervous system freeze response but when a threat is not gone, it turns to anger( fight response ).

    Especially with media inciting violence and discord.

    We all create our world from our thoughts and feelings which are then manifested in our actions so people need to realize they are being mind controlled and manipulated by the media.

    What are you choosing to bring into the world fear or love?

    • Thanks: Majority of One
    • Replies: @trickster
  13. JimDandy says:

    So, in this “movie” who are the ultimate leaders of Globocap? Do they meet in a big board room on some island and say things like “Unleash the Antifa!” and “Leak the stuff Trump didn’t actually say about war veterans as a metaphor for putrid populism!”?

    I’m not mocking the script, but I’d like to see the key players’ machinations dramatized in scene.

  14. Jake says:

    Yes – we can count on Hopkins to show us the horror story being woven by the Elites of the Anglo-Zionist Empire (GloboCap) in a humorously entertaining manner.

  15. @JimDandy

    I’d settle for the scene where Soros persuades Greta to slaughter the younglings to stop global warming. Which, of course, he had no intention of doing even if he could.

  16. @JimDandy

    Do they meet in a big board room…

    Of course not. They meet like this…

    And sometimes like this…

  17. Dr. Charles Fhandrich [AKA "Dr.C. Fhandrich"] says:

    Populism has always been unpopular in a democracy…LOL As Mark Twain said, “If voting mattered, they would not let us do it”

    • Agree: Durruti
    • Replies: @anon
    , @Durruti
  18. @A123

    Don’t count on it. The problem will be proving the ballots and the boxes are illegal in the first place. The test run was in 2018, and the wrinkles have been ironed out.

  19. A123 says:

    In the tradition of U.S. Cinema, the flowing blonde haired hero Donald Trumpwalker will defeat the villain Joe Palpatine.

    PEACE 😇

    • Replies: @Cutler
  20. Ya know? I stopped reading your insane screed when you started calling Trump a narcissistic ass clown.

    That’s when your stupid plot fell apart.

    But before that you claimed that “GlobalCap” will never allow Trump to serve 4 more years.

    You sure about that, bunkie?

    I’ll bet you are wrong.

    We’ll know in the next few months.

    In the meantime, your soul-deadening writing should be exiled to the Isle of Lesbos where all the other devils that call themselves immigrants are staying.

    Have fun in that hell, cretin.

  21. Stick says:

    CJ, I think this story has a sequel. There is no way anything Trump does is not gonna be syndicated.

    • Replies: @Buck Ransom
  22. anon[211] • Disclaimer says:
    @Chris Moore

    the principled left (there still is such a thing)

    • Replies: @Jake
  23. @Stick

    I agree, this morality tale is just getting started and may turn out to be a family saga suitable for an old-style BBC/PBS Masterpiece Theatre series.

    Just picture the plot line as the patriarch Donald is succeeded in the White House by Don Junior, then the lovely Ivanka, then Eric — and eventually the rakish Barron, who vast legions of Deplorables will proclaim President-for-Life. Melania will be there through all of it, a serene and regal presence in the background, helping to guide the successive monarchs.

    Sometime before the end of season 2, though, we are going to see Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer hanging from lampposts in Fort Marcy Park. Adam Schiff and Jerrold Nadler will have fled the country disguised as dowagers and will be sharing a lovely 1-bedroom condo in Hebron.

    • Agree: Stick
  24. Dr. Doom says:

    Ridiculous. The Globalists cannot cast themselves as the “Good Guys”.

    Unless they win the war, which they can’t.

    These antifa are mostly dregs and women, and fat women at that.

    Any war should be a one sided affair with the Nationalists triumphing.

    What armies can the globalists count on? None that I can see.

    Face facts. The Crazy Times are coming to an end.

    Irregardless of the election results, the veterans and strong men will soon take over.

    • Replies: @dimples
  25. Wally says:

    – Oh yawn, the irrational TDS runs deep.
    ‘He’s no threat’? LOL That must be why they’re doing everything they can to bring him down.
    Do better next time, comrade.

    The Trump Derangement Syndrome / Orange Man Bad:
    Bringing the Truth about Trump to Those Who Hate Him:

    – These certainly are populist:

    National Association of Police Organizations endorses Trump :
    Trump Declares “National Day for the Victims of Communism.:
    50 Things Neo-Marxists Don’t Want You to Know About Trump:
    Donald Trump Signs Exec Order to Curb Big Tech’s ‘Unchecked Power’:
    Trump Signs Executive Order Stripping Social Media Companies Of “Liability Shield” :
    Trump ‘historic’ judicial appointments:
    Here’s How Much Red Tape Trump Has Cut:
    Trump Accomplishments List: President Provides Six-Page Document Detailing Successes of Administration:
    Once again, Trump was right and the media were wrong:
    President Trump’s Well Executed Handling of The Virus :

    • Agree: Getaclue
    • Replies: @Thekid
  26. @No Friend Of The Devil

    I have no trust for the brass-noses in the Pentagram…most flag-rank officers and concupiscent Colonels and such. However, downrank a notch or two in the officer corp there may well be many Lt. Colonels, Majors and Captains who have not sold their souls to the WarDefense Industry. The NCO’s in all services (except possibly the Airfarce) are mostly of a patriotic bent.

    If push comes to shove, will the chains of command be thrown off by those who still love the real America? That is possibly the existential question of this crazy period of history.

    • Agree: Durruti
    • Replies: @the grand wazoo
  27. Brilliant article. But his evaluation of Trump was a cheep shot. (Trying to to be funny?)

  28. anon[171] • Disclaimer says:
    @Chris Moore

    America Firsters are writing a better script

    You’re right. But here’s the real problem: who owns the studio? Because that is what determines which script gets made.

    To strip away the metaphor: name one institution that anything like an authentic right wing owns in this country?

    * Financial instituations: globohomo
    * Media: globohomo
    * Government: globohomo
    * Education: globohomo
    * Military: many argue the armed forces are “on the right”, but anyone paying attention knows that from around Cpt. on up, it’s 100% globohomo. INSTITUTIONALLY, that’s what they are. And “Law Enforcement”? If you’re on the right, you know that they are literally your biggest ENEMY. Cops sure aren’t emerging as stawart allies of (say) wignat antisemites.

    Now, how many civil wars or revolutions can you name that were remotely viable that involved one side with NO INSTITUTIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE TO DRAW UPON?

    This is why some of us see the future not as “hur durr gunna finally KICK SOME LIBTARD BUTT!1!” but more as Holdomor 2.0. And ironically, in that story the most important plot point is: getting the “right” to not just welcome, but BEG for, an overarching national “police presence”.


    • Replies: @dfordoom
  29. Toza says:

    Brilliant article! I teach screenwriting as well, and this is one of those hackneyed, cheesy New Hollywood plots. But perhaps the DMC chose such a week candidate precisely because they want him to lose and then to continue the breakup even more violently, like someone above wrote.

    • Replies: @c matt
  30. Sanon says:

    Feeling safe in Berlin, Germany? Did you ever wonder what this L. Cohen song line is about: “First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin”? My grandma who lived in the eastern sector used to say “The Russians will come back”. So, when you see them invade Belarussia somewhen before 3 nov you better start to learn some basic russian. For they may as well come to your new hometown while there is no finger on the nuke button in the US. – Just another plot idea.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  31. sonofman says:

    Nice article. Ever since „Loose Change“, I’ve been constantly wondering, „Who wrote this script?! “ Because just like in the movies, the current narrative has a major disconnect from reality. The MSM has lost all credibility because their propaganda is so obviously smoke and mirrors. That is why they now make the calls for action. Insurrection and civil war?! Really?! Don’t they realize how repugnant and dishonorable they have made themselves for even suggesting such sedition? Don’t they realize that the military will not break the chain of command, and that the police (who they tried to discredit) militias, NRA members, ex-military and all other defenders of the Constitution are very well trained in the use of weapons and military tactics, and that, should it actually rumble, they will kick dat ass thoroughly. Is this what the GloboCaps really want? It would result in their own funeral. And it is not necessary. The next time, instead of using a screenwriter, they should follow the guidance of a chess Grand Master or the Head Coach of a professional sports team who is proficient with winning tactics that are real.

    • Replies: @Jim Christian
    , @HallParvey
  32. Populism & female suffrage cannot co-exist.

    As Orwell said – They just repeat Party (contemporary GHE) slogans!

    • Agree: Ghan-buri-Ghan
  33. Jake says:

    There may not enough left of s principled Left to matter.

    Any principled liberals need to read this article and se how the failures of Liberals rto resits the siren calls to violence was necessary to the Bolshevik revolution: liberals not just allow large scale murderous revolution; liberals even when proclaiming tolerance and peacefulness deep down crave murderous revolution and embrace its actuality incrementally.

  34. C.J., didn’t you mean to write “figuratively the resurrection of Hitler”?

    This is entertaining, but you have a very active imagination. How should we file this one? Fantasy or da troof?

  35. gay troll says:

    You assume the show is being scripted for a globalist audience complete with the appearance of a happy ending for their interest group, but the show could just as easily be scripted for a populist audience, with Trump styled as protagonist. In fact, Q literally claims that we are watching a show that ends with the triumph of populism through Trump. You are quite right that Trump is controlled opposition to globalism, but for that reason it does not matter if he wins or loses. Populism will still be kaput. Like conservatism, liberalism, and even globalism, it will have been taken over by the imperial power that feathers its nest in Zion.

    Q deserves a Jesus shaped Oscar.

    Although, I don’t think there will be the semblance of a happy ending for anyone in November. Instead there will only be trauma.

  36. @Adam Smith

    Conspiracy theory. Nobody conspires in the real world, everything happens by chance and coincidence. Even this sentence that I just typed is a random assortment of words strung together as they fell out of the dictionary.

    • Agree: ben tillman, Durruti
    • Replies: @Adam Smith
  37. @sonofman

    Don’t they realize that the military will not break the chain of command, and that the police (who they tried to discredit) militias, NRA members, ex-military and all other defenders of the Constitution are very well trained in the use of weapons and military tactics, and that, should it actually rumble, they will kick dat ass thoroughly. Is this what the GloboCaps really want? It would result in their own funeral. And it is not necessary.

    Nice sentiment. And you’re correct, a fight resulting in ‘their own’ funeral is not necessary. It’s YOUR funeral they’re interested in. And for that, all they have to do is stop delivering your groceries, gasoline, tap water and electricity. Inside of a week, you populists will all be feeding on each other.

    Now THERE’S a plot for you. And surprisingly doable. They can just declare any particular region traitorous to The Nation and quarantine it. If they can blockade and sanction entire nations, they can handle a 1000 square mile within the U.S. easy. Just flip a few switches.

  38. Thekid says:

    You completely misread the article and my response. It has nothing to do with TDS. Anybody can clearly see Trump, like any other president, is an egotistical maniac but what he does is bring REAL conservatives and REAL leftists together because of his illusion of being an outsider. THAT is the danger that the elite parasite class fear.

    • Replies: @Wally
  39. Carlos22 says:

    It’s a class of people with vested interests, not one bad James Bond type villain sitting in his volcano lair giving orders.

    Led by the main players in business, politics,media, academia, not forgetting ordinary people that have been brainwashed like the millennials in the riots.

    They all seem to have similar opinions on a wide range of issues, like here in the UK, most EU remain supporters like immigration, dislike national sovereignty, support globalization or are too thick to understand what it all means to them. They just support it because they think it’s progressive and trump and bexit are evil because someone on tv or favorite celeb star told them so.

    • Agree: GeneralRipper
    • Replies: @anon
  40. @mijj

    I have a feeling the Truth will not matter by then.

  41. Emslander says:

    You know you’re on the winning side when you’re the only ones laughing.

    • Replies: @A123
  42. @The Real World

    The last two images are from Bohemian Grove.

    The last photo is of the Cremation of Care ceremony.

    • Replies: @Getaclue
  43. @Supply and Demand

    The meltdown is why I think Trump was allowed to win 2016. The social collapse is the desired effect by the eugenic embracing master class. Now that the right has not obliged to be the token boogeyman of the riots, they’re stuck with letting Bidden win and then croak for Harris. Trump has been such a brilliant magnet, to lose him will be devastating for the our elite. Then again the bloodshed on the street should be flowing unabated for some time, so its still a win. Best aspect of controlling all choices is you still win.

    • Replies: @DCThrowback
  44. rienzi says:

    If Trump is a “narcissistic assclown”, then perhaps what this country really needs are a ton more narcissistic assclowns in office, as, overall, he seems to have done pretty well.

    • Agree: Stick
    • Replies: @Stick
  45. @Tom Bombadil

    So much random chance. So much random coincidence.

    I love it when words fall out of the dictionary.
    Makes it’s easier not to wrongthink.

    I have two pet monkeys who type most my comments.
    When the monkeys type a decent comment, I post it.

    Sometimes I just use this…

    • Replies: @trickster
  46. Durruti says:

    What if Trump wins, but refuses to concede?

    I was searching for a place to begin. This will do?

    Author C J Kopkins advances a thesis that there is a “War on Populism.” A populism that does not exist. And the 1st response, right on cue, asks “What if Trump wins, but refuses to concede?”

    This article, and most of the sadly brainwashed commenters avoid the FACTS that are right in front of their faces, the brutal truth since the beginnings of the great addition to National & International Brainwashing, Motion Pictures.

    This so-called ‘election’ is a Hollywood Production. In this Epic, the brainwashed & deluded American People, and too many of the Commenters, are unpaid participants, Actors, Fill Ins. You might as well contact the Screen Actors Guild-AFL-CIO, (Reagan was one time their President), to demand payment, a \$alary for your participation, your hard work, your blindness, your pathetic wishful thinking. After all, Slavery was abolished after the Civil War (or was it?).

    The Stars Are:

    1. Casino Trump, money launderer, (often bankrupt but always dealing with hundred\$ of million\$ ready cash), friend and toady of Epstein, Maxwell, Ehud Barak, and Netenyahoo. He is the ‘President.’

    2. Stuttering Ukraine Biden, (had his son appointed to the Board of Directors of the largest Ukraine Energy Corporation), He is the ‘Challenger.’

    3. Supporting actors: listed in no particular order – Pelosi, Shumer, Warren, Sanders, Romney (waits on-call to trot out & read from the script), The 4′ VP, the Black Congressional Caucus – after they expelled Cynthia Mckinney, The unwashed masses who wear Masks, walk – following painted arrows, spread their cheeks, get on their knees and open their mouths, and pump for the candidates – as if this election is – a real lawful Constitutional Exercise of our rights in a Sovereign Republic. Must I also list the commenters, and the owners of several so-called ‘Alternate Media Websites?

    4. I take no pleasure in this. Haaaa!

    Listen! God Bless You All, You exist in your servile reality, and I’ll exist in mine.

    Durruti and his friend, Dr. Peter J. Antonsen

    • Replies: @Paul C.
  47. Stick says:

    The greatest achievement Trump has made to the Nation is the return of comedy. Remember thin skin Obama, the enfant terrible?

  48. trickster says:
    @Baby Rani Deb

    “our thoughts and feelings are manifested in our actions”

    Dont tell me you are one of those dupes conned into paying \$5000 to attend a Tony Robbins seminar ?

    Love is fickle and over time and sometimes a short time wears away and disappears. Love is a good time Charlie. But fear is everlasting and like a good friend, always reliable, always dependable and remains long after love has flown.

    Remember it is better to be feared than loved. So said Niccolo and he never said a truer word.

  49. Here is another headline: Trump will get the second term and Biden will fade away. After four more years of the same as the last term, Trump will then go away making room for a Elizabeth Warren to be elected the first White woman president and she will fulfill the color revolution.

  50. trickster says:
    @Adam Smith

    Your typist bears a remarkable resemblance to Denk and Heebhunter !

  51. @sonofman

    The MSM has lost all credibility because their propaganda is so obviously smoke and mirrors

    Welllllllll maybe. Since plagiarism has been enobled by Saint Martie of the Kingdom, I submit for your consideration, altered only slightly, something relevant found on another site. Specifically Moon of Alabama. Forthwith, here tis.

    This tactic is called “plausible deniability”. It’s the cornerstone the CIA operations.

    The principle of plausible deniability states that, even if an operation is completely uncovered (even if the damn CIA agent comes to the public and confess), it can still be credibly denied. Plausible deniability is so important to the CIA that no project or operation begins without one counter narrative that will make up the plausible denial being ready beforehand.

    In the American MSM, plausible deniability is an essential instrument to maintaining credibility. Contrary to what many people commonly think, credibility is a tangible resource that can be spent and replenished.

    A competent propaganda outlet will know when to tell a lie and when to tell a truth; when to do propaganda and when to do serious journalism; and how to mix the two in order to create a new fantasy world in which the desired public opinion can be shaped.

    This, in a way, explains not only the current political climate, but also the way the gambling industry operates. If everything is fixed, as in “rasslin”, nobody would ever bet on the outcome. But if the industry operators fix only those games where the outcome generates massive betting, they can clean up. Another similarity is the operators of the stock market, another gambling enterprise. Place your bets, ladies and gentlemen, place your bets.

    • Replies: @c matt
  52. @Chris Moore

    I know this story too. It plays out the same as Nate Silver predicting Hillary’s win, right up to the point she doesn’t win.

    Populism will win the long game, no matter what the election results. Kamala as president will be a complete disaster and just let the Dems try to lead the nation ever again will certainly end it.

  53. RodW says:

    I’m detecting an atmosphere of defeat and despair among my reliably Democratic Facebook acquaintances. They seem too apathetic to post their Democratic Central memes. Maybe the Biden puppetry has become too transparent even for people whose willingness to suspend their disbelief has been honed for decades. Black Lies Matter probably shot its wad too early too. The media cycle goes round so fast these days that it’s only slow conservative types who still care about the (White) victims. Even if some really horrible October Surprise is sprung, it would require a beloved figure in a charismatic pants suit to put some spine back into the wilted progressive masses.

    • Thanks: JimDandy
  54. Z-man says:

    ….the next two months are going to be exciting.

    Well at least I can agree with you on that.
    By the middle of October even Biden’s best doctors won’t be able to keep him afloat, he’ll be sent packing and Comma-la Harris will not be able to hold the leftie coalition & head the ticket. There will be mayhem, it will be glorious! Trump will be in control indefinitely, I love it!!
    America First!! MAGA!!! Nuke Zion!

    • Thanks: FLgeezer
    • Replies: @Buck Ransom
  55. A123 says:

    You know you’re on the winning side when you’re the only ones laughing.

    Do you mean like this?

    PEACE 😇

    • LOL: Mark G.

    How long before the majority of deep thinking humans realize Tesla’s energy understanding was~is our revolution in changing “reality”!?!

  57. Archer says:

    There is a special place in Hell for stupid people who don’t understand sentences more complex than “orange man bad” or “y’all a bunch of commies”. Please go back there.

    • Troll: restless94110
  58. @restless94110

    I stopped reading your insane screed when you started calling Trump a narcissistic ass clown.

    Right? I dunno what happened to this joint, but most of the comments and half the articles these days are anti-America Not critical of America, actual flaming balls anti-America. Like Marxist Frankfurt School anti-America.

    It’s especially ironic because, as usual, the Wit and Wisdom of C.J. Hopkins flames out in the last paragraph when he admits he has no idea what will happen, making one ask why the article’s tenor is so-oo negative and dystopian.

    Everybody’s default position has become, f**k Trump and the horse he rode in on. It’s tiresome.

  59. @Old and Grumpy

    taking occam’s butter knife out for a spin, I see. well done.

    how about this: the deep state never thought he’d win in 2016, he won, so they’ve thrown everything they can at him (save a JFK-style ending) since then, it hasn’t (completely) worked, and precisely as the author said, the populists need to be taught a harsh lesson in rising up against their social betters, so NOW, in 2020, we’ll attempt to rig the whole thing instead of just the 2016 (D) nomination (think super_delegates). “Lesson” learned!

    • Agree: GeneralRipper
  60. anon[170] • Disclaimer says:

    It’s a class of people with vested interests, not one bad James Bond type villain sitting in his volcano lair giving orders.

  61. Sparkon says:

    the man is both a Russian-backed traitor and literally the resurrection of Hitler! In terms of baddies, it doesn’t get any better.

    Donald Trump is a narcissistic ass clown

    This author C.J. Hopkins tosses words around as if they had no meaning, his sloppy but flamboyant style being well suited to his wide audience of semi-literates, who don’t know the difference between “literally” and “figuratively,” and of course a “narcissistic ass clown” can mean anything you want.

    • Replies: @gsjackson
  62. Truth says:

    Well, the Cue rumor is that Biden faced the firing squad a month ago, (along with Barry, Hilly, Slick Willie, a whole host of others, and even Pence) so this whole election might be somewhat… inconvenient.

    Ridiculous? I don’t know: For what date is the first debate scheduled with the election 6 weeks away, again?

  63. c matt says:

    I still subscribe to the theory Biden is a burner candidate. If he wins, great; if he loses, nothing of value is lost.

  64. Wally says:

    You’re projecting. You completely ignored what I posted.

    I agree that many of those who are considered the ‘elite’ are in a sense ‘parasitical’, Trump certainly is not. He has sacrificed quite a bit being President and doesn’t even take the pay offered for being so.

    I’ll take Trump any day vs. the alternatives.

    It’s noted that you failed to specify who you feel would be a better President than Trump and why.

    • Agree: Getaclue
  65. c matt says:

    Well, for the casinos it is based on statistics – just like the lottery. It is not “fixed” in the sense that they need to cheat really (although they probably do) but the game itself lends to the house having a higher probability of winning. They can afford to lose a hand here and there because, after 100 hands, they will have won 75% (or whatever odds they want to give themselves). Letting a random gambler win every so often keeps the hope alive and suckers lining up.

  66. G J T says:

    I’ve said it since the day Biden magically went from irrelevant to the presumptive nominee, overnight: Biden was picked to lose, Trump is ZOG’s guy, and Trump will indeed win.

    If Trump were any threat whatsoever and not just a really good actor, they’d have iced him within a year of taking office. Trump diehards and their wide array of copes are truly pathetic. When will you people learn?

    • Replies: @Z-man
    , @John Johnson
  67. Z-man says:
    @G J T

    I guess one year into his second term.

  68. This has obviously been a Deep-State civil war of opposing forces in a power struggle, attempting to drag the rest of the population into it to fight their battles for them, the reward and ultimate prize for joining in on the battle is a Dunce Cap, because they have all promised nothing other than to continue violating our constitutional rights,

    What’s in it for me you might ask? 

    Well, nothing is in it for you, but you will get to see some group in the power circle be in charge of violating your constitutional rights while the other group loses.

    They have made total asses out of themselves in their orchestrated Great Manic Depression. They are all total frauds guilty of mulltiple frauds and organized, pre-meditated, cold-blooded, epic conspiracies and they all look like shit! 

    They are all guilty as hell! Send them all to prison! 

    All that you need to know about every damned one of them is what they are doing to Assange! 

    WWG1WGA (where we go one we go all.)

    Anyone propagandizing for Trump, Biden/Harris, NWO global government, military coup and martial law,or a coup by China,  that has knowledge of what is being done to Assange is inarguably and without question an evil fraudulent scum bag!

    It is time for a zero tolerance policy of psychopathy! So sick of the psychopaths! No point in cooperating with evil psychopaths and no point in tolerating them! Take them completely out of the

    How in the hell can anyone support these monsters?! You are willing to overlook this?! What the fuck is the matter with you?!!!!

    Are you:

    A.) Retarded
    B.) A Psychopath
    C.) Senile
    D.) A combination of three above

    Don’t care if you are offended! Who in the hell do you think you are?! Your propaganda is a crime against humanity! 

    Andrea Iravani

    • Thanks: Majority of One
  69. Cowboy says:

    Two points:
    1. The face diaper test seems to have achieved some middling success where most people at least acquiesce to the charade with 20 something females policing most stringently in what appears to be early onset cuntedness.
    2. Its beginning to shape up as a Trump romp at the polls and can globhomocap create enough chaos at the election to induce a ” Rittenhouse” effect where it can claim legitimacy to quell the “supremacists” in the streets from disrupting the “peaceful protsters”.

  70. geokat62 says:

    … you failed to specify who you feel would be a better President than Trump and why.

    Why? Because Democrats and Republicans are the same. When you are being crushed under a jack boot, it’s not important whether it is a left or right boot. There are only two sides now. Freedom vs tyranny.

    • Agree: Durruti
  71. dfordoom says: • Website

    Now, how many civil wars or revolutions can you name that were remotely viable that involved one side with NO INSTITUTIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE TO DRAW UPON?

    It’s even worse than that. In this case the rebels would also have no hope of foreign support – no country is going to be mad enough to risk war with the U.S. in order to aid rebels who are certain to lose.

  72. dfordoom says: • Website

    My grandma who lived in the eastern sector used to say “The Russians will come back”. So, when you see them invade Belarussia somewhen before 3 nov you better start to learn some basic russian. For they may as well come to your new hometown while there is no finger on the nuke button in the US. – Just another plot idea.

    You’d fail your screenwriting course for coming up with such a ludicrously implausible plot idea. Ain’t gonna happen. Putin is not insane.

  73. @restless94110

    Cut CJ some slack, he’s a “playwright and author”. What kind of circles do you think this bozo runs in?

    Sure he’s funny and witty and sardonic sometimes, but ultimately he’s just another Leftist coward.

    Pretending to give a fuck about the working man and the “downtrodden” is what wealthy Leftists do. It’s a big part of their act.

    • LOL: restless94110
    • Replies: @dimples
  74. @Z-man

    If Biden is jettisoned by the Dems before the election, what is the fate of all the Biden mail-in votes that will have been sent in by that time? Are they invalid because they were cast for someone who is no longer a candidate? Or does Kamala become the beneficiary, with all of those ballots credited to her as a presidential choice? Is there any precedent for anything of this kind?

    • Replies: @Z-man
    , @A123
    , @John Johnson
  75. gsjackson says:

    He’s employing sarcasm and hyperbole to ridicule Trump’s opponents.

    But he still needs to make ritualistic genuflections to political correctness, and to make clear that he doesn’t in fact support Trump or find him a credible representative of populism. It’s part of the dance that genuine old lefties have to do as they find themselves pushed off the reservation and writing for a new populist readership that tends to be more right than left but unites both against a common oligarchic enemy. To Mike Whitney’s credit he passes on this little two-step. C.J., excellent satirist though he is, still needs to do a little virtue signaling, but that doesn’t, in my opinion. make him any less readable.

  76. Z-man says:
    @Buck Ransom

    No precedent, that’s why I can’t wait for something like this to happen.
    I’m hoping Trump brings up the drug allegations against Biden at the first debate…if there is a first debate.

  77. wdg says:

    Ye of so little faith. Of course goodness, beauty, grace, order and natural law with triumph over unspeakable evil, chaos and every degeneracy known to mankind. How could it be otherwise.

  78. A123 says:
    @Buck Ransom

    If Biden is jettisoned by the Dems before the election, what is the fate of all the Biden mail-in votes that will have been sent in by that time?

    There is a serious chance that it is too late.

    -A- If Biden dies, the DNC has a free hand to replace him.
    -B- If Biden voluntarily steps down or is removed by party action. The #2 delegate candidate, Bernie Sanders, appears to automatically advance to the DNC line in some states.

    Presumably “B” could be litigated…. What are the ballot printing deadlines?

    Option “A” is easier, and Hillary is promising to… Errr… Help….. Is that the right word?

    PEACE 😇

    • Replies: @Buck Ransom
  79. dimples says:

    “Cut CJ some slack, he’s a “playwright and author”. What kind of circles do you think this bozo runs in?”

    Well I guess that rules out ‘GloboHomo’ as a replacement for ‘GloboCap’ then.

  80. He may be an assclown to some degree I would agree. I was really never a fan of his and in fact when I learned he was running for potus, thought that it was a joke. Then I started looking beyond the bluster and rhetoric and educated myself on what HE PLANNED TO ACTUALLY DO if elected. In the end I voted for him and Im very happy I did. This man has been smeared beyond anyone in history. His net worth has plummeted. Yet he comes back for more. He is the first potus in my life not to send troops to die to feed the military industrial complex. The first potus in my life to call out the deep state and the complicit media. The first potus in my life to actually fight for the middle class, to take our border security seriously, to put his pen behind his mouth and challenge big pharma., to force our “allies” to pay their share and I could go on and on., yet you call him a narcissist playing president to feed his ego? And some of the retards here agree with you. Youre nothing more than controlled opposition. You and the clowns agreeing need to walk off a cliff. You know notjing.

    • Replies: @sonofman
  81. dimples says:
    @Dr. Doom

    “Irregardless of the election results, the veterans and strong men will soon take over.”


    Sorry, sorry, couldn’t help myself. The veterans and strong men ride to the rescue! Well it’s a theme at least.

  82. profnasty says:

    This guy’s got some badass weed.

  83. anon[327] • Disclaimer says:
    @Dr. Charles Fhandrich

    Populism has always been unpopular in a democracy…LOL As Mark Twain said, “If voting mattered, they would not let us do it”

    Appears voting does matter this time.

    Voting for Trump matters a lot.

  84. anon[327] • Disclaimer says:

    Trump wins 50 states.

    Californians, esp Hispanics, have had enough of what’s happening.
    Will vote Trump.

    New Yorkers tired of Cuomo and Blasio.
    Will vote Trump.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  85. @A123


    So for sake of argument, the Dems discard Senilo and replace him with HRC or Pocahontas or Mayor Pete, and then all the votes that have already been received with Biden as the choice would instead be allocated to the late-arriving understudy.

    Could they really get away with that? Picture a GOPe version of this scam, with Trump replaced at the last minute with that Jeb! guy from Florida, who would receive the votes of millions of people who would never vote for him under any circumstances.

    Talk about election fraud.

    This sounds like something that will require the collective wisdom of the Supreme Court. What a shame for the Dems that RBG is no longer with us.

  86. Getaclue says:
    @Adam Smith

    By the way the Statue that is burned at Bohemian Grove is the “god” Moloch — Ex-Satanist “Wizard” Zachary King who attended Bohemian Grove at their request…said there was always a live baby in the Moloch Statue that was burned down…look up Moloch and you’ll see he’s the god of “child sacrifice”:

    Here is the Moloch Statue pre-burning:

    These are the “Elites” we are dealing with who have brought us CVirus and the Satanic Masking (that has NO value as to CVirus as ALL 40 studies done have said — and also say Masks cause infections….) — Why is there such a fight for abortion by the “Elite”? — ex-Satanist Zachary King can tell you:

    • Replies: @Adam Smith
  87. Paul C. says:

    Well said!

    You might want to join the Monday night call with Anna Von Reitz. She’s leading the movement to reestablish our actual, lawful American government which has been dormant since the Civil War.

    We’re doing this by populating our State Assemblies and educating the Sheriffs across the land. Patriot’s welcome!

    The current gov’t is not “ours”, it’s a corporation that has enslaved us via the debt monetary system, the Birth Certificate, our SS#, and our corporation fiction “person” (all CAPITALS name). They entice us with “benefits” such as licenses to drive and passports to travel and Social Security upon retirement. All to keep us as federal slaves, aka US Citizens. Their property under Admiralty (equity) law. Everything is dead in their world (corporations and corp fictions), they cannot contract with a living man or woman, which is what we are. We need to learn who we are and unlearn a lifetime of propaganda and brainwashing. “They” are stealing our wealth everyday. Anyone reading this, please review the link and contact your state coordinator to get involved. No time to waste, they’re at war with us if you haven’t noticed.

    See the tabs in this link.

    • Agree: Adam Smith
    • Thanks: Durruti
    • LOL: frontier
  88. I think Jimmy Dore explains it perfectly here:

    and here

    Trump just doing what his owners want, same thing Obama or Biden would be doing.

    • Replies: @Durruti
  89. Durruti says:

    Paul C.

    You might want to join the Monday night call with Anna Von Reitz. She’s leading the movement to reestablish our actual, lawful American government which has been dormant since the Civil War.

    We’re doing this by populating our State Assemblies and educating the Sheriffs across the land. Patriot’s welcome!

    Thanks for your kind comment.

    I am reading your literature. As a History Professor, I find it interesting.

    • Replies: @Paul C.
  90. Durruti says:
    @Dr. Charles Fhandrich

    As Mark Twain said, “If voting mattered, they would not let us do it”

    One of many daring and lovely quotes & sentiments from our finest Humorist.

    With a People in Arms, [Rabble in Arms – great patriotic Novel by Kenneth Roberts], with us in arms and political motion, Restoring Our Republic that was assassinated – along with our last Constitutional President, John F. Kennedy, on November 22, 1963, would allow for elections, (which are the right of Citizens to voice our opinions and peaceably flex our muscles).

    It is difficult to hold honest elections, but, under a Restorationist Government, we must make the attempt. We must not rely on TYRANTS, even well meaning ones, to control our lives.

  91. Durruti says:

    Trump just doing what his owners want, same thing Obama or Biden would be doing.

    Thanks: for the comment & the 2 fine video commentaries by Jimmy Dore.

  92. Paul C. says:

    I’m very glad you’re reading it. There’s a lot there and it’s pretty amazing. I look forward to your thoughts in due time. No rush.

  93. @G J T

    I’ve said it since the day Biden magically went from irrelevant to the presumptive nominee, overnight: Biden was picked to lose

    It wasn’t magic.

    Our lazy and dishonest media didn’t properly vet the other candidates.

    They had too much baggage and the practical candidates were voted off early in favor of minority and female candidates

    Warren was an early leader but her fake Indian career turned out to be far worse than imagined.

    Harris built her career from her knees and it isn’t even disputed. Not exactly a good female role model.

    Booker has shady ties to various industries, a scandal and a poor history as mayor.

    Bernie was probably their best candidate but the MSM was worried he would be boxed in with the socialist label. They also didn’t like his plans to tax the wealthy.

    Biden basically won by being the last man standing. The establishment doesn’t really like him but he sort of won by default.

    • Replies: @A123
    , @eD
  94. @Buck Ransom

    If Biden is jettisoned by the Dems before the election, what is the fate of all the Biden mail-in votes that will have been sent in by that time?

    Too late for that and Biden’s ego wouldn’t allow it.

    The establishment knows they have a loser of a candidate.

    Their only chance is to pile on Trump and try to inch Biden over the finish line.

    • Replies: @Buck Ransom
  95. @Getaclue

    Yeah, it’s totally not weird that many of the most powerful people on earth are child sacrificing satanists. It’s completely natural that the people who rule the world get together in the woods to frolic around naked and sacrifice Dull Care before a graven image of their god moloch. It’s an absolute mystery why these people love and promote war, pedophilia, abortion and destruction. Surely they’re not evil.

    I wouldn’t want to be called a conspiracy theorist or other names.
    I will pretend this is all normal.

    I will dutifully wear my face diaper to save lives while I obey my earthly masters. [/sarc]

    • Agree: Truth
  96. A123 says:
    @John Johnson

    Bernie was probably their best candidate

    Tulsi Gabbard was probably the only DNC candidate with any hope of beating Trump. Her desire to end foreign wars gave her rhetoric matching Trump’s. Of course, the NeoConDemocrats made spiking her run their #1 priority.

    The DNC is the War Party, for the benefit of the Military Industrial Complex. Look at their track record under Secretary of State, Killary Clinton.

    PEACE 😇

    • Replies: @gsjackson
    , @John Johnson
  97. My hope is that enough people see through this drama for what it is and #walkaway, not necessarily to Trump or Republicans but at least away from the toxic waste that has captured the Democratic Party. If the Democratic Party goes the way of Whigs, there will be space created for a real alternative. Let us hope that alternative has bylaws that prevent its capture by billionaires and insure it remains the voice of real biological people rather than government chartered “persons.”

  98. gsjackson says:

    “NeoCon Democrats” — not, by and large, a thing, with a handful of exceptions like Jeanne Kirkpatrick. The Neocons are nominally Republicans, and in their heart of hearts Israelis. An alleged conversation: GW Bush — “Daddy, what’s a neocon?” GHW Bush — “Think Israel.”

    Human rights interventionist Democrats — now that’s a thing, and equally as bloodthirsty as the Neocons.

    • Replies: @A123
  99. @A123

    Tulsi Gabbard was probably the only DNC candidate with any hope of beating Trump. Her desire to end foreign wars gave her rhetoric matching Trump’s. Of course, the NeoConDemocrats made spiking her run their #1 priority.

    Agreed but I was talking about their final group.

    It really shows how terrible the DNC is at picking candidates.

    Gabbard was polling well with independents early on but the DNC had pretty much crowned Warren as the female candidate.

    Biden also would have been better off picking Gabbard for VP. But he is too impressionable and bowed to media demands for a Person of 1% Color.

    • Agree: Mark G.
  100. @John Johnson

    Biden’s ego wouldn’t allow it.

    LOL. Biden is clearly enfeebled, both mentally and physically. His ego is not driving anything.

    At this point, he is probably happiest playing with a new can of Silly String down in his basement.

    • Agree: Z-man
  101. A123 says:

    “NeoCon Democrats” — not, by and large, a thing,

    The DNC has always been the War Party. The presence of NeoCons in the GOP is a Bush Sr. & Jr. anomaly. NeoConDemocrats are more than a “thing”, it is the historical status quo.

    Trump booted the NeoCons back to their home, the Democrat party. For example:
    — Bill Kristol is solidly in the #NeverTrump camp.
    — John Bolton petulantly quit because he was being ignored.

    There are still a few left in the GOP. Mostly those who realize that Biden is 100% sure to lose. They figure that they can get some traction behind the scenes… A little power is better than no power.

    PEACE 😇

  102. schrub says:

    Anybody who thinks the upcoming election is going to result in an easy victory for Trump is deluding themselves.

    There is an old saying in automobile racing that “the the only thing better for winning races than cubic inches (engine displacement) is “cubic money” become with sufficient money you can buy the best expertise that will simply overcome any advantages a rival might have. .

    On Monday, there were numerous fund raising events put on nationwide by the Democrats that reportedly raised freight cars full of large financial contributions from not only the usual contributors and corporations, but from a significant number of previously Republican voters who had been told that such contributions might be good good insurance if they would like to be able to continue working in places like Hollywood or Silicon Valley or Wall Street and as a result, be able to continue paying off their mortgages rather having to struggle for a job in an economy that is now increasing bereft of well paying employment.

    This means that the Democrats financial coffers are now absolutely bursting at the seams with funds which are now available for such things as an even more massive advertising campaign along with something that might prove far more detrimental for the Trump campaign: addition money to be used for very ominous ballot manipulation efforts in black and Hispanic ghettos. This will be done by using thousands of now highly motivated (\$\$\$) “get out the vote” professionals. These ghetto dwellers will be promised all sorts of “goodies” if Biden is elected. The additional service offered by these “vote getters”will include helping to translate and then fill out newly acquired ballots plus handing out actual cash payments for those voter who have to be motivated a bit more.

    And let me tell you something, there are A LOT of these ghetto residents up for grabs. .

    On the other hand, there are now reliable reports that Trump is simply running out of money. I have heard this from several knowledgeable sources. Trump supporters might be enthusiastic but, so far, they also have also proven to be remarkably cheap or simply too impoverished.

    This lack of funding will be particularly troubling for the Trump campaign when he loses his access to his very effective, free social media accounts in the upcoming weeks. Both Facebook and Twitter have already mentioned their plans to deliberately eliminate or censor his accounts in the weeks just before the election. Unless he can figure a way around this, he might simply be effectively “disappeared” in the weeks before the election because the MSM (not including Fox News) will also cut off much of his free or even paid coverage. Has this happened before? Think back to what happened to the then much more popular Bernie Sanders when a similar blacklisting by the MSM happened to him towards the end of his primary campaign against Hillary. His campaign just seemed to simply run out of gas.

    Money rules in politics. Even Trump is now starting to recognize this fact.
    Trump donations? Pay now or pay much more later with your civil rights. .

  103. eD says:
    @John Johnson

    There were something like twenty announced candidates for the Democratic nomination, including several governors and senators. Given the success in past cycles by the media in selling mediocrities no one had head of before and selling them as the next best thing to the Democratic electorate, they could have easily done so this time with the likes of Bennett, Inslee, and Klochuchar, the latter of whom did survive into the final rounds, though only Biden and Sanders won any states.

    Even anointing a politician with serious, and obvious, flaws isn’t a problem. They did it before with Bill Clinton and nearly did it with Jon Edwards. Democratic voters pretty reliably do what they are told.

    The selection of Biden and not a good neoliberal hack like Inslee is a clue. And I think the clue indicates having the voters weigh in on who will be president this year was never part of the script.

    • Agree: frontier
  104. Dube says:

    Recalling the ink that Harris got at the first from NYT – and who could be more authoritative – I suspect that she was the Party choice. The inconvenience that she could win no votes was not a problem. It seems a nice finesse instead to simply install President Harris and confirm her by balloons and parade.

  105. Another CJ Hopkins masterpiece … Trumpenstein Must be Destroyed! ..

  106. As I read this brilliant article I came to the realisation that it was as entertaining as the Marx Brothers, Spike Milligan, John Cleese and Oscar Wilde combined. An undoubted Chef D’oeuvre, keep up the good work.

  107. @anon

    Put that on predictit so I can bet against. I need the money.

  108. @Curmudgeon

    Welp, guess you called that one.

  109. Shiteater says: • Website

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  110. @Majority of One

    One of Trumps’s missed opportunities is how he handled the military. As CIC, I think he had the power to promote, and retire officers. Maybe, early on, he should have used it to promote loyal Lt. Colonels, and colonels stuck at colonel. You can’t say enough about it.

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