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Most billionaires spend their money on mansions, yachts, airplanes and much younger wives. But not so casino mogul Sheldon Adelson who died in Las Vegas on January 11th, aged 87.

Adelson rose from humble origins. He used his $33 billion plus gambling fortune to buy governments in order to fulfill his passion for Zionism. He became one of the single most important private political influences in both the United States and Israel.

Through his political action committees and charities, Adelson focused the huge power of his money on expanding Israel’s borders, squeezing Palestinians into ever smaller ghettos, and ensuring that the Jewish state received almost unlimited American military, financial and political support.

Over recent years, Adelson gave at least $150 million to Donald Trump and the Republican Party. That’s a lot of money for nickel and dime politicians. Adelson also financed a host of political action committees, mostly with tax deductible funds. Some sources even spoke of $11 billion worth of political donations. Those few legislators who did not kowtow to Adelson or the idea of a greater Israel were quickly subjects of his wrath and sharp political attacks. US senators Newt Gingrich and Marco Rubio became major recipient of donations from kingmaker Adelson. However, the most important recipient was Donald Trump.

An important part of Trump’s political funding came from Adelson’s casinos and a coterie of ardently pro-Israel billionaires. Many were linked to Israel’s rightwing Likud Party. In fact, one of Trump’s prime political goals was aiding Israel’s hard expansionist government of Benjamin Netanyahu.

Critics accused Trump of being a Trojan Horse for Israel’s far right. The US State Department was gutted by Trump and his hatchet-man Mike Pompeo, allegedly for harboring too many ‘old Mideast’ hands who were insufficiently submissive to Israel’s demands. Other government agencies were similarly purged, including CIA and Voice of America. Media commentators who did not toe the pro-Likud line were consigned to obscurity.

In Israel, Adelson was even more direct. He created a free newspaper, ‘Israel Today,’ to support policies of Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party. Adelson played an important role in crushing Israel’s peace parties that opposed Netanyahu.

After years of lavish spending, Adelson ended up giving marching orders to both Trump and Netanyahu. As a Parthian shaft, the departing Trump muscled the Arab states of the United Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, and Morocco to come out of the closet to recognize Israel and ditch the Palestinians. Orders from Washington could not be ignored by these monarchies and autocracies.

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Trump’s other pillar of support was America’s Christian fundamentalists. As author Upton Sinclair wrote before WWII, ‘when fascism comes to America, it will be under the sign of the cross.’ The mob of pro-Trump thugs that stormed the US Congress was seen waving ‘Jesus saves’ banners – but these were quickly deleted from later TV news reports. Still, extreme Christian rightists remain a powerful force in American life and seemingly limitless support for Israel. They are also the key power bloc in the Republican party.

As I wrote three years ago, the Republican Party has become a religious cult. It has nothing at all in common with the old, moderate party of Lincoln or Eisenhower. The new Republicans are found it the southern and Midwest Bible Belt that brought the US Prohibition and racial politics. This reborn Bible belt was anti-intellectual, xenophobic, anti-education and steeped in primitive theology.

Donald Trump was clever enough to gain control of America’s hillbilly right by setting himself up as a quasi-religious Biblical figure. Many of his apparently bizarre actions were political theater designed to play to religious fundamentalists or to the type of primitives who stormed the US Capitol.

In spite of this monstrous political crime, the Republicans remain firmly under Trump’s thumb and almost in power. The next mid-term elections might well bring them back to power. Trump and his rightwing Israeli allies are counting the days.

 
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  1. g8way says:

    As author Upton Sinclair wrote before WWII, “when fascism comes to America, it will be under the sign of the cross.” The mob of pro-Trump thugs that stormed the US Congress was seen waving “Jesus saves” banners but these were quickly deleted from later TV news reports.

    Whoa the Derangement Syndrome runs deep. It would have made more sense, especially in the context of the rest of the article, to say fascism would come under the Star of David and the thugs were wearing “Moshiach saves” T-shirts. That would actually makes sense.

    • Agree: MEexpert, Getaclue
  2. gay troll says:

    Trump’s other pillar of support was America’s Christian fundamentalists.

    This fact never fails to amuse. How could the same self righteous constituency go from supporting George W. Bush to supporting Donald Trump and keep a straight face? It’s almost as ridiculous as the “liberals” who now sanctify George W. Bush and the “O” in GOP. The popular political realignment of the last decade has been frankly embarrassing, it makes it look like no one in America has a single goddamn guiding principle. Humanity is presently fucked. Have a nice day.

    • Replies: @anon
    , @Zimriel
  3. Many of his apparently bizarre actions were political theater designed to play to religious fundamentalists or to the type of primitives who stormed the US Capitol.

    … and with a single BS-laden sentence the author trashes the credibility of all 12 paragraphs in this short & forgettable piece.

    • Replies: @Getaclue
  4. Alistair says:

    America has become an outpost territory of Israel; it’s about time for the U.S political class to wake up and face the shame they’re imposing on the American nation.

  5. this monstrous political crime

    Calm down with the hysterics. You’re embarrassing yourself.

  6. Eric:

    When left-wing Jewish billionaires spend billions stealing elections and turning the country in a Third-world sewer that’s perfectly fine but Sheldon Adelson is just no good? Do you anti-American maniacs ever understand your own insane hypocrisy?

    • Agree: Bro43rd, Getaclue
  7. Eric’s ‘Christian Fundamentalists’ are the insane Christian Zionists of the Hagee flavour if I am not mistaken. I have read their source material sent to us from a family friend, long estranged who joined one of their sects. I wish I wouldn’t have thrown these things away at the time because I would like to have them to re-read right about now as original source material.

    Going by memory, they were dispensationalists whose main focus was all Israel all the time and every time with a punchline: “we need an Armageddon (nuclear?) in the Middle East to fulfill scripture”.

    Karl “turd-blossom” Rove was a cunning type who made roping in their support a solid base from which to elevate a functional retard into the nation’s highest office albeit eventually with the help of a few judges. The ‘fundies’ got 9/11 and Iraq 2.0 out of the bargain but ran short of the big one.

    The moment Trump made the unnecessary Jerusalem proclamation their support for him would have shifted unconditionally to his side. Note that this was probably more for Trump’s domestic support than to please Bibi as most Unzers thought at the time. For them the person or the party doesn’t matter. It is who can say in the most convincing way anything that supports their beliefs. that counts.

    The tribesmen love these idiots. They are a constituency 0f +40 million who vote in lockstep and will support any US military activity in Israel’s neighbourhood. The last and best punchline is that these ‘fundamentalists’ believe that the Red Sea Pedestrians are in fact incomplete Christians who will magically all convert to the true faith the moment the missiles are launched and ascend into heaven with them (with a somewhat restricted entrance) to fulfill the final prophecy.

    I really feel sorry for the average good American who still thinks or ever thought that they live in a ‘democracy’ where two parties compete for the privilege of making the lives of their fellow citizens much improved and have the focus of an effective 4rth estate to keep their feet to the fire should they stray.

    They must feel like Jodie Foster on a pinball machine each and every day and all the way not know why. Just change the pinball machine every 4 years and wear a mask from now on. After all the economy is roaring back and everybody who isn’t crazy will be jabbed by summertime. Don’t believe me? Turn on the TV and don’t fall for crazy conspiracy theories.

    Cheers-

  8. Think what you will about Trump’s appointees (smh), but “purging” (Hyperbole. If only.) the US State Department can only be a good thing.

    That cesspool is filled with egghead leftists; egghead right wingers are just as bad.

    The more of those educated derelicts let-go the better. What really matters is that those arrogant know-nothings are replaced with .. no one.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  9. Chris Moore says: • Website

    ((Eric Margolis)) takes his marching orders from the left-wing of the Zionist Uniparty; ((Adelson)) was simply part of the right wing. Consequently, Margolis exagerrates the number of Christian Zionists, to shill for the huge number and influence of Zionist Jews like himself and his MSM brethren. How can a left-winger be a racist Zionist Jew? Because Zionism gets the vast majority of its funding from the Jewish Federal Reserve Ponzi scheme, not from mavericks like Adelson — the Jewish bankers who media shills like Margolis work for, and always have.

    Who pays the billions in “aid” to Judeofascist Israel annually? Who pays for the wars for the Jewish state? The charges go straight onto the American taxpayers credit card, firmly entrenched in the clamy hands of the the bankster string-pullers leveraging the largesse of the American economy, which actually isn’t so large any more. Thanks to Jewish outsourcing.

    So don’t believe Margolis or any other shills who tell you how the “Christian fascists” are on the cusp of marching on the country. The Judeofascists Zionists are already inside the gates and doing their worst, and have been for decades.

  10. Baxter says:

    I have to take issue with the authors phrase “moderate party of Lincoln.” Moderate? The guy and his party trashed the Constitution, destroyed the South, and 600,000 or so died. If this is moderate party policy…
    Also, I am a Southerner and related to many ‘right wing’ Protestants.’ I’m happy to tell you the demographics are a changin’. Georgia recently elected a black man as senator who hates whites with a passion and had been videotaped expressing his hatred.
    When the xenophobic whites are gone, buddy your going to have bigger problems-me thinks.
    Cheers.

    • Replies: @Getaclue
  11. anon[668] • Disclaimer says:
    @gay troll

    Thread that binds the two versions of Evangelical is servility to Zionism . The wars and anti Iranian war preparedness were demanded by the Zionist . Evangelical simply stayed faithfully available to them to wipe their butts .

  12. Anonymous[668] • Disclaimer says:
    @Abolish_public_education

    “Thank god ! We got rid of the “Arabaist” in the state department”- Bill Kristol.

    Long before , free speech , hate speech or cancel culture started bothering the Ziocons they had already made the most of those arsenals to assassinate their oppositions.

  13. RebelRoy says:

    Margolis you are all over the place.I agree with you that the demon Adelson helps the Jews control the world but why are you downing Southern Christians like myself for good and positive things like segregation(it kept the Blacks off us and away from their rape and criminality),Prohibition(don’t you Jews know alcohol is poison pure and simple)and xenophobia as you call it(merely preserving our race and what we built from invaders).And how are we anti-intellectual?How would you possibly be in a position to judge this?As far as primitive theology it sounds as if you are downing Christianity instead of say picking out the Scofield Bible/Jews are chosen bullshit your Jews funded and foisted on us.You made a few great points about Adelson but then you just sounded like a boob.What exactly is your point?You are one disjointed guy.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  14. Slim says:

    Newt Gingrich was never a member of the United States Senate.

  15. The next mid-term elections might well bring them back to power.

    How cute is it if Eric really believes this is possible. More Kool-Aid®️, sir?

  16. @RebelRoy

    Prohibition – Why not mind your own business? If you don’t want to consume alcohol, drugs, etc, that’s your choice. To restrict other people who do want to consume alcohol or drugs is tyrannical. It’s simply none of your business and by attempting to use the law to get what you want shows you’re a bunch of control freaks.

    Anti Intellectual – by believing in a sky god and the other nonsense southern christians proclaim, you supply the proof for low intellect. By being pro christian and anti jew, both nonsense religions, you again show poor intellectual capacity by claiming one is superior to the other.

    • Replies: @Chris Moore
  17. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @RoatanBill

    The main problem with contemporary institutional Christianity is that it has been reinterpreted by factions of predatory Jews and their stooges as Judeophile Zionist, when in fact its function down through Western Civilization was to unify the nations around certain minimal standards of conduct and civilization, and to repel Jewish economic predators who will stoop to any level to get money for Zion — slavers, open borders cheap labor advocates, drug dealers, kiddy porn purveyors, easy money Big Government central banksters angling for the mythical Golden Calf of “free money” to pay for wars for Israel and their Zionist vision of paradise…

    True, as Jews and their stooges infiltrated and distorted Christianity, it became about “control freak” Zionism and degenerate money-worship to pay for it. Eventually, the Golden Calf took on a life of its own, and spawned legions of useful idiot golem going around shilling for Jewry, some of whom actually believe their libertine nonsense.

    They’re just trained monkeys regurgitating Zionist propaganda for Jewish bankers, who have programmed clever Jewish script writers like Margolis and MSM/Hollywood to craft Zionist serving narratives, which get transmitted into the brains of golem and then spewed back out as “original” thinking.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  18. @Chris Moore

    I keep hearing that christianity is responsible for western civilizations mores. If it means all the wars over the ages, then that’s nothing to be proud about. If it means the non violent periods when people just went about their lives, then I think the claim is hogwash. Reading some poorly written novel or listening to some lazy slob that doesn’t want to work and thus becomes a con artist priest is nothing to brag about. I doubt people spent the better part of their lives as monks chanting nonsense and praying all day. They worked their fields, raised their children and just lived life. I just don’t see where the belief in some jesus character has much to do with western civilization.

    To my mind, western civilization owes what it has to the climate. In cold places, people have to work and plan to survive. In warm places, people can become lazy and still survive. It was cold temperatures that provided the impetus to plan, save and work when it was possible thus leading to the western work ethic. Look at all the warm areas of the world and you see where they developed very little. Northern and southern Europe are a perfect test case today.

    Christianity itself was invented by Josephus and the Flavians as political propaganda. Josephus, being a jew, knew how to propagandize his fellow jews into starting a new religion more in line with what the Flavians wanted – give unto Caesar and similar rubbish. The christian myths are all recycled ancient rubbish like virgin birth and the time of birth that’s been used by other sects numerous times. Most christians have no idea that all their miracles are just plagiarized from past civilizations going all the way back to ancient Egypt thousands of years BCE.

    • Replies: @Chris Moore
  19. Why didn’t Margolis mention Chaim Saban, who exercises exactly the same Zionist control over the Democrat Party as Adelson exercised over the GOP. No matter which party is running things, the same set of parasitic neocon-Zionist traitors are pulling the strings. In fact, when Hilary Clinton was running the State Department, the USA initiated seven immoral, illegal and catastrophic wars, all more or less at Israel’s behest. One of her major campaign promises was more of the same.

    One of the Biden administration’s first acts was to renew US aggression in Syria, reversing Trump’s scaling down of the same. The only party benefiting from this is Netanyahu’s Likud. The current administration is also bringing back many of the same neocon parasites associated with Hilary Clinton, when she was Secretary of State. These swine worked for Israel back then and they will be working for Israel as long as the current administration is in power.

    • Agree: Bro43rd
  20. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @RoatanBill

    To my mind, western civilization owes what it has to the climate. In cold places, people have to work and plan to survive. In warm places, people can become lazy and still survive. It was cold temperatures that provided the impetus to plan, save and work when it was possible thus leading to the western work ethic. Look at all the warm areas of the world and you see where they developed very little. Northern and southern Europe are a perfect test case today.

    If that were the case, nothing would have come out of Italy or Greece, including the science, technology, advanced philosophy and culture of the Greco-Romans.

    True, cold weather makes for innovation and conservatism. But today due to modern technology, we are increasingly insulated from the elements. Hence, the spiritual takes on increasing importance.

    “Jews” and Zionists (Talmudists) are spiritually corrupt and sick. And it shows up in the economics of countries in which they hold sway, which rely ever more on the central banker’s Ponzi scheme. Because they hold the purse strings, “anything goes” to keep the Ponzi afloat. Hence, the culture increasingly reflects the character of the grifters, and reinforces their needs.

    Christianity historically had a reputation as the “anti-Jew” for a reason — it reinforced minimal standards of conduct, which the Jew Ponzi schemer can’t tolerate because he wants to contrive an easy-money way to pay for some degenerate Zionist paradise that lives in his mentally ill head.

    Jesus the man became a symbol of what mentally ill “Jews” (degenerate Hebrew Moneychangers and their stooges who couldn’t hack the Laws of Moses) do to people who have integrity and strength of character, and were loyal to their nation.

    When I say that “Jews” are “degenerates,” it’s not meant as a vitriolic attack, but as a technical definition of moral and spiritual disintegration. The only thing keeping them alive is the Ponzi and some vague, romantic notions of a glorious Jerusalem that they themselves destroyed due to their degenerate greed.

    Similarly, American degenerates have destroyed the Constitution and the country in favor of the Moneychanger/Bankster Ponzi.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  21. @Chris Moore

    What little the warmer lands have accomplished centureis to millennia ago is dwarfed by what the colder climes have produced more recently. Candidly, if I had my way, there would be no museums stuffed full of statues or paintings. I’d bulldoze that old crap and build modern structures to deprive the locals of all the tourist revenue that makes them lazy slobs. I’d also bulldoze all religious structures to get rid of all that belief without proof balderdash.

    “Jews” and Zionists (Talmudists) are spiritually corrupt and sick.

    And the christian loonies aren’t? They believe in all manner of ridiculous myth and legend as absolute truth and revere gov’t (an extension of religion) as though it is a necessary part of life itself. All religion is anti intellectual shit.

    Anyone that believes in any religion is an intellectual degenerate. The jews just have more experience in advancing their degeneracy than the other bogus religions.

    There was a time when I thought the constitution was worth something. Under serious analysis, it’s just another attempt at forming a structured society that inevitably devolves into authoritarian control which is what the US is and has been experiencing. I’m still waiting for someone to explain why executive orders isn’t a dictatorship, but the ignorant public, apparently, isn’t aware of the issue.

    • Replies: @Chris Moore
  22. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @RoatanBill

    There was a time when I thought the constitution was worth something. Under serious analysis, it’s just another attempt at forming a structured society that inevitably devolves into authoritarian control which is what the US is and has been experiencing.

    The Constitution didn’t fail the People, the People failed the Constitution. More specifically, the People allowed the Zionist traitors to destroy the Constitution. How was this rigged? Via “civil rights” and “open immigration” laws in the 1960’s that turned out to be the blueprint for open borders Globalism (which is crucial to the ever-growing Zionist banker Ponzi scheme).
    http://www.vanguardnewsnetwork.com/v1/2005/Staff031305MaliciousDuo.htm

    Similarly, the Hebrew Moneychangers in bed with the Roman Empire sold out the Jewish nation and the Laws of Moses for their easy-money racket, and ended up laying the groundwork for the destruction the Jewish people. But the Jewish people by then had degenerated into a cosmopolitan Hebrew mob of money-grubbers calling for the crucifixion of Jesus for demonstrating what self-degraded scumbags the entire “Jewish” hierarchy had become.

    Hence, the “Jews” have a well earned reputation for nation-wrecking. And the decrepit Silent Generation and Boomers ignored the wisdom of their forebears, and listened to the Jewish degenerates who attacked their critics as NaziXenophicAntisemites. And it was all done to facilitate the murderous Jewish banker Ponzi scheme, which relies on bloody international conquest to force in ever more suckers and subsume ever more nations under the bloody Zionists.

    But rather than calling out the Zionists, you want to blame the victims? Let me guess, you’re a Boomer or a Silent Generation reprobate, aren’t you?

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  23. @Chris Moore

    The people are propagandized and all elections, all elections are rigged either overtly or via conditioning techniques. The people didn’t allow anything as their choices are ALWAYS preselected by the political machines. Democracy in the US is one giant swindle.

    I’m a US expat boomer, so what?

    • Replies: @Chris Moore
  24. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @RoatanBill

    As Yuri Slezkine notes, Jews did not just practice communism in Russia; they practiced it in the United States as well. Whenever the Kremlin looked for agents in the United States it first sought out children of Russian Jews. When Senator McCarthy’s hearings were at their height the vast majority of the accused were very obviously Jewish ­ a fact which led to a quick attack of “synthetic patriotism” made to order for the occasion by the Jewish defense agencies, the American Jewish Committee in particular. However, political expediency, then and now, prevented any direct attack on the real problem. Jewish communism in Russia was waning about the same time that Jewish radicalism in the United States was about to accelerate. The 1960’s saw an explosion of leftist radicalism in which the Jewish component was, as Slezkine admits, of almost the same ratio as the Jewish involvement in communism of the 1920’s and the 1930’s. Without the Jews, no 1960’s. Several social scientists of the “decade which changed everything” determined that being Jewish was the single most important factor in predicting radical behavior.

    https://rense.com/general87/century.htm

    So you were brainwashed/propagandized in the 1960’s?

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  25. @Chris Moore

    My eyes were opened to how the system really works when I got a draft notice for Vietnam. My number was 72. I went through the motions as I was supposed to but then refused to take the oath of induction as I’m no ones slave and never had an issue with the Vietnamese. My travails lasted years and then the war ended. Thereafter I knew the US Fed Gov had no qualms about murdering me.

    That experience plus research made me an anarchist. I was already an atheist and misanthrope, so the anarchic tendency fit right in.

    • Replies: @Chris Moore
  26. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @RoatanBill

    It’s fascinating how so many of the “anti-war” Jews and hippies of the 60’s have morphed into the pro-war Zionists and neoliberals of today. It just goes to show its all about the money, and always was.

    How’s your gold stacking coming?

  27. MEexpert says:

    US senators Newt Gingrich and Marco Rubio became major recipient of donations from kingmaker Adelson.

    New Gingrich was a congressman and the Speaker of the House not a Senator. Don’t these people check their articles before publishing them?

    The author rails against Adelson but fails to mention the Israeli-American Haim Saban, who was just as pro-Israel as Adeleson and gave billions to the Democrat Party. As Pat Buchanan says the congress is an Israeli occupied territory. We only elect congress to serve Israeli interests. In almost every bill the congresses passes, there is some money in it for Israel.

    It is too bad that the protest at the Capitol got violent but that is exactly what is needed to change the system. I will not be surprised if that was done by the Zionist supporters to make Trump supporters look bad.

  28. Frosty says:

    Blame the Jews have I heard this before..?????

  29. As author Upton Sinclair wrote before WWII, ‘when fascism comes to America, it will be under the sign of the cross.’

    He was wildly wrong. It has come under a rainbow flag, a black fist, and the hammer and sickle of ANTIFA.

    • Agree: Zimriel, Getaclue
    • Replies: @saggy
  30. BigTony says:

    The real religious cult doesn’t believe in God, wears a face burkha and worships the saintly George Floyd. When will they start handing out fentanyl as communion wafers?

  31. Blissex says:

    «Over recent years, Adelson gave at least $150 million to Donald Trump and the Republican Party. […] However, the most important recipient was Donald Trump.»

    I guess that D Trump welcomes all money, but there is a seriously large lack of information and understanding here, ad D Trump is one of the biggest *donors* In the USA, not one of the biggest recipients of donations:

    https://www.businessinsider.com/top-50-political-donors-in-america-by-state-2018-3
    “Across America, top political donors include Donald Trump, Sheldon Adelson, and Linda McMahon.”

    This article seems to me based on similar conceit as the “russian collusion” hoax, that a billionaire businessman and blowhard is so easily bribable (the “russian collusion” hoax was based on the ludicrous fantasy that politicians bribe businessmen instead of viceversa).

    My impression is that D Trump did a deal with Likud for two main reasons:

    * His family has strong ties to Orthodox Judaism (Chabadi). Even some of his Trumpf ancestors might have been (lapsed) german jews.

    * Being under attack from the security services and other lobbies, he probably feared for his life, and initially he tried to buy the protection of the military establishment, but that failed, and I guess eventually he decided to buy the protection of the Likud lobby.

    • Agree: Getaclue
  32. One of the most delusional articles I’ve ever read. Fascism is here under PC nonsense and suspiciously well funded militant organizations like antifa.

  33. Hibernian says:

    The new Republicans are found it the southern and Midwest Bible Belt that brought the US Prohibition and racial politics.

    Mr. Margolis, The South and the Midwest are at least as different from each other as either one is from the Northeast.

  34. The whole US government is beholding to Izrul, not just Trump. I’d take Trump over any Democrat since the Democrats are a collection of traitors to their very core.
    As for the “primitives” who “stormed” the Capitol, those were ANTIFA in MAGA hats; the Trump supporters walked in later. Did you every notice that there was no counter-protest by the Left on Jan. 6th? There is always a counter-protest…
    I’m afraid that, for your mistakes, I’d have to cut your living face right off the bone, Eric.

  35. anon[535] • Disclaimer says:

    Eric,

    The U.S. Deep State will assail the world from the left from now on. If you:

    ….don’t accept enough 3rd world refugees
    …..don’t enthusiastically enough promote transexualism and homosexuality
    …,.,.don’t become carbon-neutral and anti-nuclear fast enough
    ……..build a pipeline to get oil from a country we don’t like
    ………even think of enriching nuclear materials

    …………then the USA might color-rebolution and regime change you. We give grants to professors to work up contingency plans to overthrow any government on earth Eric. It will be done from the left, because we van find fault with any target when critiqued from the left. The American Right is vanquished. White people would do well to migrate to Eastern Europe or Russia. They lost.

  36. saggy says:
    @Chris Mallory

    As author Upton Sinclair wrote before WWII, ‘when fascism comes to America, it will be under the sign of the cross.’

    He was wildly wrong. It has come under a rainbow flag, a black fist, and the hammer and sickle of ANTIFA.

    No, he was wrong because fascism is a good thing ! Of course, any use of ‘fascism’ requires explication … which I will forgo. Suffice it to say that any sentence with ‘fascism’ in it should be treated as Zionist propaganda, or at least evidence of a Zionized mindset, because of the implications of the word.

  37. HBM says:

    Trump didn’t give the grotesque Adelson much of what he wanted. As I predicted, there was lots of lip service to the Special Relationship, some token stuff like the Embassy move, whatever Kushner was up to, and Trump let Israel off the leash but didn’t start any wars for them or fight any they attempted to instigate. (And I’ll say again what I suspect: Israel killed Soleimani on their own and denied it, which is all one needs to know about how much respect Bibi and the gang had for him.) If Trump actually had been more of a lapdog, his media coverage would have been better. The only time Trump got conventional media-wide praise was when he struck the Syrian airfield, and that was a sham on all fronts. The “chemical attack” was bullshit– and Trump knew it; Trump’s bombing of an empty site to release the pressure was bullshit; the utterly repulsive media knew both these things but praised him anyway, so that was bullshit, too. Republican party is a Jesus-cult? Incredibly weak stuff. Trump knowingly pandered to Believers like everyone else at that level does, and he was more ham-fisted than most about it. I suspect that perhaps a majority of Christian Trump supporters don’t really care what he believes, have plenty of reservations about his personal life particularly with respect to his womanizing, and didn’t really think he was telling the truth when he said his favorite book is the Bible. But none of that matters, because he was a patriot, however ineffective. He also represented a last stand for White America. ANTIFA fascists? Come on. Maybe someday The Greatest Generation will all be dead and we can finally start calling commies commies. Lets hope that happens before it’s too late.

  38. Zimriel says:
    @gay troll

    The answer is that we held our noses for Shrub, and voted McCain only for Palin’s sake. Some of us continued to hold our noses for Romney – by then, I was done with the Boehner wing, and voted R only downticket in 2012.
    People evolve over time. If the GOP promotes Kristi Noem or Nimrata Haley or Marc Rubio or any of the other foam-partiers, I’m doing a 2012 again. I came close to it in 2020.

  39. Getaclue says:
    @Ultrafart the Brave

    I couldn’t believe it when I read it either, hit me like a brick — I immediate thought is this guy an actual moron? Or does he think he’s writing for morons? Either way….

  40. Getaclue says:
    @Baxter

    “Georgia recently elected” — LOL

  41. “The mob of pro-Trump thugs that stormed the US Congress was seen waving ‘Jesus saves’ banners – but these were quickly deleted from later TV news reports.”

    In the spirit of “if you can’t say something good, don’t say anything,” I’d like to compliment the author on the three or four words in that sentence that are still desperately trying to maintain some distant relationship to reality.

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