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The pandemic was sent to us, by grace of Masters of Covid, in their great mercy, instead of a ‘real’ nuclear war. It was sent in order to dump old government debts and issue new debt; to restart the dollar; to raise the demand for credit, and correspondingly, the interest rate. At the same time it was sent to preserve certain lives and assets from otherwise inevitable destruction. That is what I thought and wrote. However, now I have doubts. Perhaps, the pandemic isn’t an alternative course but is just “for starters”, and the main nuclear course is still to come.

This uncomfortable thought came to me while listening to Joe Biden talking about “soulless killer” Vladimir Putin. Smaller insults have sparked off wars. The “Footless, yellow earth-worm” slur moved Kaa the Rock Python to devour Bandar Log. Luckily, easy-going Putin replied with a smile. He said that in his childhood, kids responded with “I am rubber, you are glue; bounces off me and sticks to you”; he only wished good health for the American president and proposed to debate him online, so that Americans and Russians, as well as the whole world, could form their own opinion. Biden evaded the challenge. It’s not clear he remembered who Putin is. An empty suit with a teleprompter, called him Donald Trump Jr. Biden said Putin meddled in the US elections and he will pay a price for it. Alas, Putin couldn’t influence the US dead, and they swung the elections as they voted for Biden by whole cemeteries. Yes, Biden is a senile dummy that couldn’t even board Air Force One without stumbling thrice the next day, but there is somebody who operates the teleprompter, and that is the problem.

The Russians were visibly furious. When US leaders drop such invective, it’s like pirates passing a ‘black spot’ in Treasure Island. It’s a signal that the foreign leader has to be deposed or killed outright. That’s how they spoke of Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gadhafi; both were killed and their ‘rogue states’ devastated. It was clearly a show of hostile intentions, not just from Biden but also from the US establishment speaking like ventriloquist through the current White House tenant.

It is bad enough to make a quarrel with Russia, but Biden regime didn’t stop at that. Next day there was a nasty quarrel with China, at the Alaska talks. Secretary of State Blinken began negotiations by accusing China of genocide in Sinkiang, of depriving Hong Kong denizens of their rights, of buying fewer Australian products, and he said that they would negotiate “from a position of strength”.

“The United States relationship with China will be competitive where it should be, collaborative where it can be, adversarial where it must be.” This unprovoked attack annoyed the Chinese representative and he replied:

Do you want to speak to China in a condescending way from a position of strength? So was this carefully all planned and was it carefully orchestrated with all the preparations in place? Is that the way that you had hoped to conduct this dialogue? The United States does not have the qualification to say that it wants to speak to China from a position of strength. The U.S. does not represent the world. It only represents the Government of the United States. I don’t think the overwhelming majority of countries in the world would recognize that the universal values advocated by the United States or that the opinion of the United States could represent international public opinion, and those countries would not recognize that the rules made by a small number of people would serve as the basis for the international order.”

This two-pronged attack on Russia AND on China is not a coincidence. The Biden regime prepares for war. A new Raider Bomber B-21 is in preparation, it is reported:

The strategic stealth bomber will be able to deliver conventional and thermonuclear weapons to enemy targets anywhere and anytime in the world. It will be able to destroy any target, anywhere. The B-21 was conceived to overcome all the deficiencies of the current heavy bomber fleet, which consists of 157 ageing Cold War aircraft. In particular, it will have the range, payload, strike features, and survivability to address every category of potential target—including deeply buried or time-sensitive mobile targets inside China. The basic logic of the design is that if the B-21 is to be an effective deterrent to all forms of aggression, then it must be able to put at risk every asset valued by any adversary, no matter how well concealed or protected such assets may be. The Raider will replace the B-2 bomber, which means it will be wired from day one to carry the B-61 variable-yield nuclear gravity bomb and the Long Range Stand-Off (LRSO) nuclear cruise missile. (Facebook does not allow the posting of a link to this article).

There are thousands of new missiles, aircraft, ships and bombs to be produced and deployed by Biden regime – and its allies. The British poodle decided to increase its nuclear weapon arsenal by 40 per cent. It mainly consists of those Trident nuclear warheads that Jeremy Corbyn pledged to eliminate altogether, until he was stopped in his tracks by the antisemitism smear. Perhaps his wish to disarm was the main reason why this gentle man was dumped, and Jews were, as always, ready to provide an excuse. There is no mystery for whom the nukes are prepared: Moscow remains “the most acute threat” to British security, said Boris Johnson. Russia is the enemy No One.

Afghanistan is a great base from which to invade Central Asia and threaten Russia from the south. The country has been occupied by the US for 20 years, and Trump was determined to pull out the troops. Biden has already hinted that the US will renege on its agreement with the Taliban to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan. The withdrawal was supposed to be completed by May 2021; it will be “tough” for the United States to withdraw forces from Afghanistan in six weeks, he said. Biden has also scrapped Trump’s plan to withdraw forces from Germany, and with good reason. His administration wants Germans to drop the Nord Stream II project, and it is easier to convince a country if you have forty military bases there.

Fighting against Iran never stopped. When the US isn’t doing it her best friend Israel is acting. It has emerged that during the last two years, Israeli frogmen sabotaged 12 Iranian tankers, reported the Wall Street Journal. But it all backfired. On February 16, the entire Mediterranean coast of Israel was covered with sticky black mess.

The blow to Israel was terrible – animals, plants and fish died; for a long time it will be impossible to swim and sunbathe on the oily shores. Only now the sad truth has begun to leak out: ‘the worst pollution of the century’ had been done by Israelis. The first to speak about the source of the pollution was Israeli Minister of the Environment Gila Gamliel. She said the oil was released by the Iranian tanker Emerald carrying a cargo of US-sanctioned oil products to Syria. This is Iranian eco-terrorism, she said. But Gila was quickly gagged – the Israeli military censorship forbade discussion of this topic, except in the most general terms. It appears Gila Gamliel was right – up to a point. The Israeli dissident Richard Silverstein wrote about it:

It was a deliberate attack by Israel on the Iranian vessel. Israel’s naval commando unit, Flotilla 13 covertly attached a mine to the Emerald. The intent was to cause minor damage that would send a message to Iran that its own attacks on Gulf shipping would bring a cost. This Times of London report written by Haaretz columnist Anshel Pfeiffer confirms my source. However, the commandos didn’t realize that the Emerald was a rusty old hulk in desperately ill-repair. The Israeli mine, which was supposed to cause minor damage, actually ripped a hole so big that much of the contents of the ship’s hold leaked into the Mediterranean. This is what caused the Israeli environmental disaster: Israel itself.

This incident reminds us that war has unpredictable consequences, especially world wars. Such desire for war is a clear sign of an unhappy nation. The combination of covid and war is even less predictable. The US, and its European allies are frustrated. Joe Biden came to the White House as the man of the Masters of Covid, with a mask on his face; he does not take it off, nor do his senior officials. Texas and South Dakota freed themselves; so did Florida, but the rest of the US is still restricted. Despite millions of vaccine shots, the corona pandemic is still the reason for lockdowns and travel limitations. Brits are not allowed to leave their country. In the US, a woman, Dr Micheline Epstein, delivered her daughter to a school, and she was (oh horror!) bare-faced. The schoolteachers contacted the police; the six-year-old daughter has been taken away from her mother indefinitely, for breach of the mask regime. She is still not allowed to reunite with her daughter, it was reported.

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People are all too vulnerable in the Righteous Empire. The enforcers of right attitudes can do with you anything, anything at all. A scientist who kept quiet when he heard the word n<…> being uttered, has lost his job. A man, Robert Hoogland, has been sent to jail for calling his 14-year-old daughter, “daughter”, and publicly referring to her with the pronouns “she” and “her”, while the girl still isn’t allowed yet to buy beer insists she will be a man. Add to that the misery created by lockdowns, and you will understand why thousands of Russian émigrés rush back into Mother Russia.

Since 1980s, Russians considered themselves lucky if they could escape their frosty homeland and move westward. The children of Stalin and Khrushchev, top government figures of Yeltsin days, artists and scientists, moved to Florida or Paris. They were always ready to condemn Putin the brutal dictator. A popular film actor Mr Alexei Serebryakov had left Russia for Canada, angrily slamming the door, condemning the “bloody regime” and Russia’s “mix of strength, arrogance and rudeness”. And suddenly – the wind had changed, and the reverse drift has begun. Serebryakov returned from Canada, though many Russians aren’t welcoming his move back at all. A science journalist Asya Kazantseva returned to Moscow from Tel Aviv and Bristol, UK and wrote:

An unexpected collateral effect of the pandemic is that all the friends who immigrated to Europe a long time ago flocked home to spend the winter here in Moscow, where vaccines are free and available, and there is no lockdown. Social life here is twice as active as it was in peacetime. I will never be lonely again! [A popular Jewish blogger] Alina Farkash recently wrote that in Moscow, you are a beloved child in a large family, while emigration [in her case to Israel] is like being sent to an orphanage. That’s all true. I really hope that I will never go anywhere else, that I will always be here, and that I will firmly remember what an endless happiness it is just to be here.”

Indeed, Russia is not a wonderland; it has many faults and problems. Its oligarchs are too rich, its people are rather poor; taxes are too low; the social gap is greater than in the US or China, as you can read in this text (in Russian). However, Russia is free. You can say and write whatever you wish. There are no lockdowns. Schools operate as usual; distance learning is rare. Churches are open. Theatres, ditto. There are no obligatory masks; where they are obligatory, the Russians still ignore them.

Putin answered Biden at a concert in a Moscow stadium full to capacity. Among 80 thousand attendees, just a few cautious people wore masks. Vaccines are free and available, the excellent old-fashioned Russian vaccines that have no known ill side effects. There is a choice of three Russian vaccines, with the first one, Sputnik V, authorised the world over, and bought in Europe and elsewhere. Anxious people exposed to Western discourse do vaccinate, others feel no pressure to do it. Russia is the most relaxed place re corona you can find now. Even Putin haters, plentiful among Moscow middle classes, have changed their tune. They were calling him a coward who hides in a shelter out of fear of virus; now they say he just pretended, and he knew all the way along that the virus is not all that dangerous, so he is now just a cheat. He can’t win them all.

Still, Russia does not deny the virus. It would be silly, for the Russian vaccines bring in heaps of dollars to the state coffers. The Deputy Director of the State Influenza Institute Dr Daria Danilenko wryly commented: “For the first time in the history of scientific observation, the world faced an epidemic season without influenza”.

The Masters of Covid are too powerful to be challenged openly. This week, they disposed of the Tanzanian President, John Magufuli. A cheeky man, he tested papaya, goat and engine oil for covid using WHO-supplied tests, and they all turned out to be positive. He rejected testing and declared Tanzania free of covid. Then, the London Guardian newspaper (in a section funded by Bill Gates) called for him to be removed.

The US Council on Foreign Relations, FCR, seconded the call, and presto! he is dead. He was the second African ruler who did not succumb to covid obsession, and found his untimely death. The first one was the President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, who did not allow WHO envoys into his country and refused to lock down and succumb to mass testing. He promptly died of a heart attack, or, according to other sources, from covid, just like Magufuli. The man who took his place immediately invited the WHO into the country and followed their instructions.

President Lukashenko also refused the WHO diktat, and was almost deposed, but he fought back – after all, Belarus is not in Africa. The Swedes, as you know, also gave ground under pressure. Perhaps President Putin acted wisely when he did not contradict the Masters of Covid. They are, apparently, an irresistible force in the current world. They removed Trump, they locked Europe down. Putin would also have been destroyed – and Russians would end in an endless lockdown, like Israel or France.

I cannot answer the question of how the Masters of Covid were able to do it. Neither Schwab, a second-rate professor in Zurich, nor Gates, the owner of a large data company – could have achieved such a result by any known means. Will we ever know who is behind them? Or is that very question to be condemned as a conspiracy theory?

By the way, Magufuli, the late president of Tanzania, was an outstanding personality. A Russian newspaper wrote:

Magufuli looked everywhere to cut unnecessary expenses, and the saved money was used for the construction of roads and for free education (with him, not only primary, but secondary schools became free, as well). He reduced the cabinet from 30 to 19 people, and fired about 150 high-ranking officials as unnecessary or corrupt. An audit revealed that 10,000 salaried civil servants existed on paper only. Magufuli cancelled two deals with China, which had already been signed by his predecessor, President Kikwete: the construction of the country’s first electrified railway and the largest port in East Africa in Bagamoyo. Only a madman could agree to the conditions proposed by the Chinese. Magufuli was indignant. The railway was eventually built by a Turkish company; the Tanzanian authorities still cannot agree on the port with Chinese investors. Magufuli believed that the scale of the pandemic is greatly exaggerated and some forces use it to sabotage the economy, wrote Associated Press. He did not want to introduce quarantine fearing that the level of poverty would rise.

In short, a wonderful person! But he undertook to chop down a tree that was beyond his strength.

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The Masters of Covid played on our fear of death. I wonder how they will overcome it while instigating a world war? Perhaps they will do it by trying to make our life so miserable that we will accept mass annihilation, if not gladly, at least placidly.

Israel Shamir can be reached at [email protected]

This article was first published at The Unz Review.

 
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  1. ABC News interview— Biden claims that Putin was “a killer.” Responding directly to Biden’s remarks, Putin said Thursday: “I would say to him: I wish you good health. I say that without irony or joking.” Now who is the adult here? The only Killer Biden can think of is Killer Kowalski –but he was Polish. Biden been nodding off–Blinken returned from Alaska and Winken–where is that Aunt Hllary ??

    • Replies: @AndrewR
  2. If there’s a real shooting war involving Russia or China, then the US mainland won’t be spared. The oceans are losing or have already lost their security capability.

    If I were in Putin or Xi’s shoes, I’d have subs off the US coasts with instructions and weaponry to do some real damage. Hypersonic smart missiles make other forms of aerial weaponry anachronistic. Surface ships are just floating coffins.

  3. @RoatanBill

    Just bring nukes to Syria. US (((elites))) may not care if Los Angeles gets nuked, but they will care about Tel Aviv.

    • Agree: Alfred, moi, FLgeezer, Druid55
    • LOL: Daniel Rich
    • Replies: @Biff
    , @Rooster11
    , @Paulbe
  4. anon[176] • Disclaimer says:

    “….Will we ever know who is behind them? Or is that very question to be condemned as a conspiracy theory?”

    Why so coy? The guys behind them are the same knuckledraggers behind AMERITHRAX. CIA.

    Bob Gates ran UT till researchers started going tits-up, and skedaddled to DoD and UT’s Level II lab took the broadest-ever shutdown. Smoking-gun documentation has UNC’s Burnet-Womack Center dead to rights as COVID mad scientists.

    CIA farmed its germ warfare out to 2nd-tier research universities and built banned biological weapons overseas in compartmented subcontracts for Battelle, Dugway and others.

    Don’t fall for another false mystery. CIA did COVID-19.

    • Replies: @Skeptikal
  5. Another excellent and enjoyable article by Mr. Shamir. So glad that I found him here at TUR.

    I knew nothing about the B-21, now in preparation to replace the unused B-2 bomber. Will it replace the nearly unused B-1 also? What multi-billion dollar boondoggles, just like the F-35, called the “Jet that ate the Pentagon” by Defense-Aerospace.com. Maybe Trump’s much vaunted “Space Force” will save us from Putin’s hypersonic missiles.

    In any case I fear that Leviathan must act quickly before it loses its perch as the world’s reserve currency. Our La La Land of MMT can’t last forever, can it? Was Covid the precursor for nuclear war? That’s one sure way to bring down the world’s population fast. Maybe killing people by mass vaccination just takes too much time. Bill Gates is already a senior citizen, eligible for Medicare, and he’s wants a huge reduction in world population. He must surely want to see all his billions in “donations” come to fruition in his lifetime. After all of the radiation clears, we’ll have his zero carbon emission paradise.

  6. Notsofast says:

    excellent analysis nicely tying together loose threads. magufuli is a martyr who gave his life to speak the truth. heart attack is the cia go to assassination technique, followed by 9 story or higher fall and plane/helicopter crash. i agree that the saber rattling is disconcerting but the u.s. defense industry is so hollowed out by decades of corruption and graft that our “5th” gen fighter can’t fly in the rain and our “super” carrier can’t launch planes. the chinese and russians are years ahead on hypersonic missile technology leaving our outdated navy completely vulnerable. at this point we’re just whistling past the graveyard, the russians and chinese know it better than anyone and appear to be having some fun with it. the u.s. is like a schoolyard bully that has lost his edge and is running around acting crazy so the kids will still fear him.

    • Agree: Tom Welsh
    • Replies: @Daniel Rich
  7. Skeptikal says:
    @anon

    What is UT?
    University of Texas?
    What did Bob Gates have to do with that? I thought he, or Frau Gates, worked for IBM.

    I believe the worst of the senior Gates, but wonder about the details.

    I think Bill Gates is on the autism spectrum and is highly medicated and controlled by someone, most likely he parents and some others.

    • Replies: @anon
    , @Bill Jones
  8. Realist says:
    @RoatanBill

    If I were in Putin or Xi’s shoes, I’d have subs off the US coasts with instructions and weaponry to do some real damage.

    They probably do…considering their cognitive abilities over our leaders.

    • LOL: Skeptikal
    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
    , @Walter
  9. Max Payne says:

    The great hack will be the next move after covid, a true false flag. Blamed on Russia. A hack that will impact businesses and more importantly end-users. Create havoc for the everyday man. Deleted accounts and intermittent comnection. Make it real (who cares some NSA server got hacked… But people will care when they can’t get their porn).

    If even half of this SolarWinds hack is true…

    The great hack scenario has to be timed just right so that Russia (or China) are actually in the middle of some kind of minor cyber attack/operation. Make it look like it was TOO successful. For years the people have been primed for ‘Russian hackers’.

    All you have to do is use Obamas internet killswitch to disconnect the people from facebook and gay porn for 48 hours and have an NSA spokesman blame Russia on radio and TV (that will scare the kids having to use such antiquated tech) and watch it work itself.

    Biden don’t BS me pretending to be senile. I want my cheque!

  10. anon[380] • Disclaimer says:
    @Skeptikal

    Bob, not Bill, Gates is a former DCI. A very intimate Bush protege. And UT is U. of Texas.

    • Replies: @Skeptikal
  11. Russia is not a wonderland…

    However, Russia is free. You can say and write whatever you wish. There are no lockdowns. Schools operate as usual; distance learning is rare. Churches are open. Theatres, ditto. There are no obligatory masks; where they are obligatory, the Russians still ignore them.

    …a concert in a Moscow stadium full to capacity. Among 80 thousand attendees, just a few cautious people wore masks. ..Anxious people exposed to Western discourse do vaccinate, others feel no pressure to do it. Russia is the most relaxed place re corona you can find now.

    Sure sounds like a wonderland by the standards of this truly scary mass insanity driven by history’s worst evil.

  12. Johan says:

    “Churches are open. Theatres, ditto.”

    Cultural events, everything which pertains to communal higher aspirations is closed in the West due to secular democratic society, secular liberalism and its dictatorial reign of mass public opinion. Aside of those activities which pertain to the usual socialization, restaurants, cafe’s etc.
    If they reopen, they are opened for those who are conforming to the standards of secular mass opinion and their secular opinion makers, the media and the priests of science, who will hollow them out and transform them in accordance with the equality dictatorship (secular democracy).
    They will also be hunting all others areas where ideas can be found and exchanged, libraries and virtual libraries for instance will be become ever more subject to the democratic craze of equality.
    The democratic craze for equality and the reign of mass public opinion is the nuclear bomb which will smash all ideas, the atmosphere of poisonous radiation is that of ubiquitous public opinion, distributed by means of modern communication technologies.

    CIA? no, the US and enlightenment exported self-destructive ideology of freedom, equality, secularism, Protestantism, capitalism, materialism, secular liberalism/humanism, scientism and rationalism is working towards its logical conclusion.

  13. Johan says:

    “That’s how they spoke of Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gadhafi; both were killed and their ‘rogue states’ devastated.”

    Note also how the images of Hussein, unwashed and unshaved hiding somewhere in a wild place, Gaddafi in the gutter, and the narrative of Bin Laden executed while wearing pyjamas where distributed by the Western media. Narratives of crude humiliation, evil barbarians done away with, they end up as loosing suckers. A culture which cannot at least show some respect, this is not typically Western though, this pornographic way is the way of the Jewish mafia.

    • Agree: Vojkan, Robjil, Druid55
    • Replies: @GomezAdddams
  14. Skeptikal says:
    @anon

    What does DCI stand for?

    You seem to think I confused Bob and Bill Gates. I didn’t.

    • Replies: @profnasty
    , @foolisholdman
  15. cortesar says:

    “Of all great morons of tongue or pen, the greatest one is Senile Joe”

    and that is a “tremendous” achievement considering hyperinflation of his kind
    We choose truth over facts my friends we always do, we always choose …………you now the thing

  16. Petermx says:

    Americans should write a letter of apology to Putin, apologizing for our rude and senile leader (and the degenerate lunatics that surround him) and ask for President Putin’s understanding and patience. We don’t want a war with Russia but we’re stuck with these nutcases for the next four years. A copy could be sent to China asking for their understanding as well. What a blow that would be to those lunatics if 50 to 80 million American signatures could be gotten.

    Not to be mean but President Biden reminds me of an old movie called Being There. Peter Sellers is a gardener mistaken for an economic genius.

    From Wikipedia:

    Middle-aged, simple-minded Chance lives in the townhouse of a wealthy old man in Washington, D.C.. He has spent his whole life tending the garden and has never left the property. Other than gardening, his knowledge is derived entirely from what he sees on television. When his benefactor dies, Chance naively tells the lawyers that he has no claim against the estate and is ordered to move out.

    Chance wanders aimlessly, discovering the outside world for the first time. Passing by a TV shop, he sees himself captured by a camera in the shop window. Entranced, he steps backward off the sidewalk and is struck by a chauffeured car owned by elderly business mogul Ben Rand. In the car is Rand’s much younger wife Eve, who mishears “Chance, the gardener” in reply to the question who he is, as “Chauncey Gardiner”.

    Eve brings Chance to their home to recover. He is wearing expensive tailored clothes from the 1920s and 1930s, which his benefactor had allowed him to take from the attic, and his manners are old-fashioned and courtly. When Ben Rand meets him, he takes “Chauncey” for an upper-class, highly educated businessman who has fallen on hard times. Rand admires him, finding him direct, wise and insightful.

    Rand is also a confidant and advisor to the President of the United States, whom he introduces to “Chauncey”. In a discussion about the economy, Chance takes his cue from the words “stimulate growth” and talks about the changing seasons of the garden. The President misinterprets this as optimistic political advice and quotes “Chauncey Gardiner” in a speech. Chance now rises to national prominence, attends important dinners, develops a close connection with the Soviet ambassador, and appears on a television talk show during which his detailed advice about what a serious gardener should do is misunderstood as his opinion on what would be his presidential policy.

  17. Now wait. Don’t you know blacks can’t possibly be “wonderful, outstanding” personalities?

    Because: Statistics!

    • Replies: @Franklin Ryckaert
  18. Brillant article!
    As an addendum may I suggest the consideration of the state of the financial chaos, which started in the second half of 2019 (Repo-market and BlackRock warning of a “downturn” in August 2019 at the Jackson Hole meeting) John Titus and Catherine Austin Fitts did a great job on this topic!
    Long live Ron Unz!

    • Agree: GomezAdddams
    • Replies: @TitusAlone
  19. Phibbs says:

    Biden voted for Gulf War Two. Why? Because as he admits, he is a Zionist. Zionists are traitors, terrorists and murderers. Yet Biden the terrorist accuses Putin of being a killer?

  20. Biff says:

    Russia is free. You can say and write whatever you wish. There are no lockdowns. Schools operate as usual; distance learning is rare. Churches are open. Theatres, ditto. There are no obligatory masks; where they are obligatory, the Russians still ignore them.

    https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=9DGob_1616323993

    • Replies: @Lolol
  21. Biff says:
    @Felix Keverich

    Just bring nukes to Syria. US (((elites))) may not care if Los Angeles gets nuked, but they will care about Tel Aviv.

    Exactly, to the Uber elite the large American cities are laden with problems and mired in debt. Nuking them would be doing the elites a favor.

    • Replies: @Biff
  22. This two-pronged attack on Russia AND on China is not a coincidence. The Biden regime prepares for war. A new Raider Bomber B-21 is in preparation, it is reported…

    “One who puts on his armor should not boast like one who takes it off…”

  23. anonymous[400] • Disclaimer says:

    The illusion of a US president having any actual authority is pretty much being dispelled by this ventriloquist’s dummy Biden signing whatever is placed in front of him and parroting whatever is on the teleprompter. A stupid egotist his entire life, his mental decline isn’t as apparent as it might be quite yet because he’s been carefully stage managed so far. They’re being extremely careful not to let the cat out of the bag in letting people get a glimpse of what he’s really like. And it’s downhill from here. The virus hysteria has been a test case lab in assessing what works, what doesn’t, how to improve on herding and suppressing the population, etc. Insofar as dead foreign leaders goes, who really knows? When tens of millions of dollars are available lots of people in some leader’s circle might be tempted to expose the target to some form of poisoning or lethal radiation. Hugo Chavez expressed suspicion at how he and other leaders opposed to US diktat seemed to come down with cancer. The US itself has claimed some of it’s diplomats were possibly targeted by mystery rays in Cuba so the idea of something like this is not far-fetched; it’s just a case of projection, accusing others of what one is guilty of.

  24. Rooster11 says:
    @Felix Keverich

    You actually might be on to something here… I definitely would not put it past our “leaders” to orchestrate something like this. Maybe that’s what President Potato Head’s “Build Back Better” slogan meant; after a few of our major cities lie in smoldering ruins?

    On a side note. I hope not a single White man enlists in the military ever again; starve the beast. Why fight for a country that hates you? Instead, let some of those woke, blue-haired, 300lb, angry feminist make the ultimate sacrifice.

    • Agree: Katrinka, Skeptikal
  25. @Petermx

    LOL, you don’t know how many times, since his campaign and now as (fake) POTUS that Biden has reminded me of Chauncey Gardiner. It’s the perfect comparison.

    (But, Jobotomy Xiden will be gone soon and then the bi-racial, sociopathic Hillary 2.0 will be inaugurated. Excuse me while I go hurl.)

    • Agree: Zarathustra
  26. TKK says:

    Think of the hysteria and histrionic nation wide wailing and teeth gnashing over Trump calling it “the China virus” and the dead silence when Biden calls Putin:

    A soulless killer..

    I wish Putin would take revenge and pull a Soleimani on Biden & Co. but perhaps he laughs & chalks it up to the senile, demented ramblings of a clown.

    Is this more theater?

    To add to the insanity, the embrace and total absolution of the pathological liar, war criminal and mass torturer and murderer, George W. Bush leaves me….stunned:

    Bush on Putin, 2001:

    “I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straightforward and trustworthy. We had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul; a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country.”

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
  27. @Johan

    There’s a little bit of prejudice there that is devastating to your credibility, Johan, throwing in Protestantism, using “secularism, Protestantism, capitalism, materialism …” as a smear. Protestantism is Bible-based Christianity, makes Christ and no other the head of the Church, makes the Bible as the Word of God the top authority, and the Church, the Body of Christ, its points of worship obviously kept open.

    Don’t regard Mike Pompeo and his ilk, or other such Christians in name only, totally fake, as exemplars of Protestantism.

    • Replies: @Hibernian
  28. @Realist

    And on the bright side, with missles launched from subs off the US coasts, LA, SF, Seattle, Portland, DC, NYC and other coastal Biden bastions would be among the first places to go.

    • LOL: profnasty
    • Replies: @Realist
    , @anaccount
  29. Heyya Izzy,

    Ya got half of Unzland thinking that upon leaving America in tatters, the Nose will have no place to go. Indeed, much as a broken clock the troll “Truth” momentarily stops lying when he says there won’t be much left to crow over.

    So who are the boyz lining up with upon packing their duds and leaving the american stage? The big man is flying in–that’s where. The one who will be standing where he ought not, calling himself god. And woe are the many who will be calling that thing god, by faith, by fear or by ‘realistic decision.’ The great “falling away” is next on the list. But no, that god won’t bring with him a book ala Twilight Zone called “To Serve Man” . Yet because they’ve yet to meet the big man, Unzland readers to date believe these wordly goblins dominate them by earthly powers. What a way to enter battle, dead in the head and blind.

    https://www.ucg.org/bible-study-tools/bible-questions-and-answers/what-did-the-apostle-paul-mean-by-a-falling-away-in-the-end-times

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  30. Biden is a sociopath, one of limited intelligence. But a sociopath nevertheless.

    If he is instructed by his controllers to initiate a nuclear war, he will do so unhesitatingly.

    I would not be surprised if both Joe and Hunter were somehow benefiting from drug traffic across the border. Actually, I expect that is largely what is behind Biden’s open border policy.

    It’s impossible for normal people to understand sociopathic behavior. The American political class has been selected for sociopathy now for generations.

    • Agree: Twodees Partain
    • Thanks: FLgeezer
  31. Dumbo says: • Website
    @Johan

    Cultural events, everything which pertains to communal higher aspirations is closed in the West due to secular democratic society, secular liberalism and its dictatorial reign of mass public opinion.

    Most people in the culture and art sector complain about restriction, but on the other hand, most of them are also COVID believers, using masks, afraid of the pandemic, etc. Very few are courageous to confront the status quo. So I guess they want vaccines in order for things to “return to normal”.

    There is an almost total cultural apathy in the West right now, and I think that it is because in the last decades culture and art became mere propaganda in the West. Very little of it has any soul left.

    A good column by Mr. Shamir. Re: the Iranian vessel and the environmental disaster, I guess Mossad efficiency is mostly propaganda too.

  32. @obwandiyag

    It is exactly statistics that prove such outliers possible.

    • Replies: @obwandiyag
  33. Johan says:
    @Petermx

    “Americans should write a letter of apology to Putin, apologizing for our rude and senile leader (and the degenerate lunatics that surround him) and ask for President Putin’s understanding and patience. ”

    Not a bad idea at all. I would formulate some things differently though, the idea is that the letter should also circulate, so mind the crude tone, show that even Americans can be tactful gentle-man. Even that would impress the whole world.

  34. Thanatopia’s attacks on Putin differ vastly from its deranged Sinophobia. Thanatopians want Putin gone, replaced by a New Yeltsin, and Russia vivisected for further pillage. But they don’t want Russians dead, because this ‘Free Russia’ will be needed for the Great Purpose-the destruction of China.
    The truly Evil campaign to entirely falsely accuse China of genocide in Xinjiang, is a call not just to war, but to genocide. A China devastated would still rise again, even if the USA and its villainous stooges succeed in breaking it up, again, as was nearly achieved in the 19th and 20th centuries. The USA and the Western vassals promote, train and finance separatists in Xinjiang, Tibet, ‘South’ Mongolia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, even ‘Manchuria’. Such civil discord would cause millions of deaths, but it gets worse.
    The Imperial hatemongers never cease to vilify the CCP. The ‘New Nazis’, ‘It is 1939 again, and ‘appeasement’ is treason’, human organ harvesters etc. All lies, all the crudest projection. But the CCP is 100 million strong, and the Chinese CCP Government enjoys 95% satisfied or highly satisfied rating from the populace, according to the latest Harvard poll. So the entire population is complicit, ‘Xi’s willing executioners’ etc, and must be punished. SARS CoV2 was obviously meant to kill millions of Chinese and devastate the economy, but the ‘blowback’ has been cosmic retribution, and that has only made the Western genocidists even more enraged.

    • Replies: @Rev. Spooner
  35. @Johan

    The Western oligarchy does not do mass high kultur. Kultur is a commodity and a venue for narcissistic display and mass kultur is base, exploitative and mind-destroying, keeping the plebs permanently obtunded, morally, intellectually and spiritually. ‘Feed ’em muck’ as Nellie Melba recommended.

    • Replies: @Skeptikal
  36. Worldometer/coronavirus today: Tanzania population >60 million; CV19 cases <600. Dear Scott, that cannot be correct! (If all the brainwashing serves me right.)

    RIP President Magufuli, the man who busted WHO with their fraud — or scientific incompetence. Ha. This story could have been the lead paragraph, and no stone should be left unturned to find out if Magufuli was murdered. This especially includes death by a deadly viral infection, ala Operation Zyphr?

    Minor correction: Biden does not represent the American people. Those who think they support him are unaware of their Stockholm syndrome.

    Now, let’s arrest our schadenfreude about Israel’s acts of sabotage spoiling their own coastline. Our fragile seas are too precious for that sort of vindictive spirit. Nevertheless, it is okay be encouraged about this colossal blunder, because it proves the controllers are really not in control at all. And they damn well know it.

    Finally, forget not Shere Khan totally trumps Kaa. But as fate would have it even he loses in the end.

  37. Dumbo says: • Website

    Unless neocons are insane, I don’t think that they want to start a war with Russia and much less China. The U.S. can’t even win a war against goat herders with homemade explosives. The U.S. military is more concerned about having black transgender soldiers than about being efficient.

    Also, China practically owns the U.S. and Canada at this point.

    This is probably just another distraction to keep people from noticing that they are (again!) being fleeced and raped.

    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/8-million-americans-slipped-poverty-amid-coronavirus-pandemic-new-study-n1243762

    https://apnews.com/article/pandemics-italy-coronavirus-pandemic-financial-markets-milan-821336fb6b1fe6892fd178433de0fc70

    • Agree: TKK
    • Replies: @Montefrío
    , @Dave Bowman
  38. AndrewR says:
    @GomezAdddams

    Blue-Anon took Putin’s quote as a threat.

  39. Carlos22 says:

    It now appears the Russians and Chinese are using our woke BS against us like a deflector shield.

    Putin’s speech of the US projecting its own psychology on others, mentioning BLM and racism plus the Chinese mentioning the US “persecution of blacks”.

    They inflict this woke shit on us but didn’t realize it could also be used by their enemies.

    Ultimate blow back for the dumb fuckers in Washington. Totally hilarious.

    • LOL: Alfred
  40. Juri says:

    So who is behind that ?

    Somebody who controls weapons of mass destruction and is too old or too crazy to be afraid of death.

    So world leaders really believe that this or those may launch the Samson Options. When we must leave we take entire world with us.

  41. Alfred says:

    Thank you for stating the obvious. It seems the world is bifarcating into two blocks. Give me Moscow over London, Paris, Munich, Melbourne or New York any day. 🙂

    Sadly, they have locked down Kiev once again. I feel so sorry for people in the service industries – stylists, restaurant workers, shop girls and so on. Almost no one wears masks outdoors. Big fines for not wearing masks on metro. Protests by small businesses in Maidan.

  42. @RoatanBill

    My understanding is that Russia subs were last seen leaving ports for destinations unknown. I’m pretty sure that my source for that was The Saker’s site earlier this week.

    Anytime a senior U.S. official starts calling a head of state a killer is a tell to me that someone is about to get Gaddafied or Soleimanied. Biden just showed the world that he is literally a Jewish hate puppet and an idiot. Now Putin is the wronged man.

    I would personally hope to see Israeli and America cabinet members tried for crimes against humanity and executed at dawn but they are, alas, cowards who will hide behind the civilian population. I don’t like being used as a human shield. Neither should anyone else.
    Time for a tax boycott and an overhaul of D.C.

    MC-110

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  43. This Covid-19 scare, lockdowns and regulations are all good civil defense training for the coming war: ordering and directing large populations in preparation for evacuations and bunkering down long term, use of surgical masks today to include gas masks and RBC PPE tomorrow, snitching on the non-observant today to foreign agents and spies tomorrow, Covid vaccines today to all sorts of antidotes and vaccines tomorrow when SHTF, hospitalisation and treatment of large numbers of patients under emergency conditions, getting you glued to the TV for regular updates of news bulletins to follow ever-changing directives and instructions, etc. After a full year of all this they should all be ready to kick off and try to maximise the number of survivors.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  44. @anonymous

    yeah, those rays were real mysterious. mysterious to anyone unfamiliar with the effects of targeted EM radiation on the human brain

  45. @Commentator Mike

    to maximise the number of survivors

    Or to minimise them, as the case may be, by keeping you locked up in your cities at the nukes drop, depending on how nasty the controllers may be and who they want to save and who to sacrifice.

    • Replies: @Skeptikal
  46. @Johan

    “We came—we saw–he died !!!!” Hillary Clinton at her finest. Now —Biden will indeed step down later this year and –and –and –Kamala Harris–will meet with—tragedy BUT then Hillary will return as President and her busband will be VP. All in the family–

    • Replies: @DCThrowback
  47. onebornfree says: • Website

    “This two-pronged attack on Russia AND on China is not a coincidence. The Biden regime prepares for war. ”

    This just in: “War is the health of the state” Randolph Bourne

    You want states, you will/must have state induced wars. End of story

    Regards, onebornfree

    • Replies: @Tom Welsh
  48. mcohen says:

    March 23 not looking good in Australia Nsw Sydney Probably monitor downstream of dams.

  49. Alfred says:

    Kiev shop workers protest Lockdown March 03, 2021. None wearing masks properly.

    • Replies: @theMann
  50. Alfred says:
    @follyofwar

    I fear that Leviathan must act quickly before it loses its perch as the world’s reserve currency.

    Martin Armstrong’s computer model says that the dollar’s reserve currency status will be over by 2028. The model is usually correct.

    The Reserve Status of the Dollar will End by 2028 (paywall)

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  51. Biff says:
    @Biff

    Just bring nukes to Syria. US (((elites))) may not care if Los Angeles gets nuked, but they will care about Tel Aviv.

    Exactly, to the Uber elite the large American cities are laden with problems and mired in debt. Nuking them would be doing the elites a favor.

    In fact, I could imagine an elite Cabel of insiders(think 9/11) nuking a large American city and blaming it on Russia/China/Trump supporters/white supremacists.

    • Replies: @Herald
  52. @steinbergfeldwitzcohen

    The way things are going with the Covid response nonsense, the election fraud, the currency printing, the saber rattling, the media pretending Biden is conscious, etc, means things are out of control. The asshats in DC and the NY Fed are not in charge of what’s going on because their controls are no longer effective.

    I’ve long held that the US military IS the key element of the deep state because they suck up so much money, have never passed an audit, Rumsfeld announced DOD couldn’t account for $2T on 9/10/2001 and we all know what happened on 9/11/2001 when a US missile took out the navy team looking into the missing currency and building 7, the navy’s data backup site went down. 9/11 was a military / intel operation involving Israel because lots of that missing currency ended up in Israel courtesy of their jews running the Fed and the banking syndicate generally.

    The US is a soft military dictatorship and soon the soft part is going to disappear. The only thing the US has left that still half assed works are the weapons systems and the owners of the country are going to use them to try to push their crimes into the background. They expect hits on the US mainland. They need hits on specific targets like New York’s financial center, DC’s political and administrative center to cover up their decades long crimes. They’ll let the Russian’s remove the evidence of the greatest theft in history, and then call things off. If the Russians won’t do it, the US will attack those targets and blame the Russians. The US brain dead population will eat that up.

    One of the reasons I’m an expat is because I wanted to get away from ground zero, the whole US, should things get totally out of hand. I think the Russians and Chinese know what’s been going on and may decide to go after their tormentor just enough to shut the US down, leaving no Fed Gov and only much weakened states that will rise from the nuclear ashes.

  53. I’ll preface my comments by saying I have great respect for you as a writer. Apart from CJ Hopkins and Pepe Escobar, I think you’re one of the best actual literary stylists here, even with imperfect English. And you have been against the hoax from day one. Unfortunately, I think you’re impressionistic style is getting in the way of finer analysis and leading you to absurd conclusions. 

    I cannot answer the question of how the Masters of Covid were able to do it. Neither Schwab, a second-rate professor in Zurich, nor Gates, the owner of a large data company – could have achieved such a result by any known means. Will we ever know who is behind them? Or is that very question to be condemned as a conspiracy theory?

    This is you not doing your homework. Gates is not merely the “owner of a large data company”, which you’d understand if you troubled to “google” this for approximately one minute. 

    It is irritating to have to point out, again, that the Gates Foundation is the largest “individual” contributor to the WHO – the same WHO you just accused of assassinating two African presidents who resisted its agenda:

    https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/04/who-funds-world-health-organization-un-coronavirus-pandemic-covid-trump/

    But even that is deceptive. Note in the chart at that link two other large donors, Rotary Club and National Philanthropic Trust. No surprise that the Gates Foundation donates to and works closely with both: 

    https://www.rotary.org/en/rotary-and-bill-melinda-gates-foundation-extending-fundraising-partnership-eradicate-poliohttps://www.nptrust.org/philanthropic-resources/philanthropist/how-our-philanthropic-partners-are-leading-through-covid-19/

    So, Gates money is flowing into the WHO, alone, constantly and from several places. It would take too long to list all the personnel in all the various organizations and institutions with ties to the Foundation or any of its many, many “sister” orgs, but it’s symbolic that the current Director-General, Tedros, is Ethiopian, and the Foundation opened an office in Addis back in 2012, and has been dumping money into the country. Tedros got in with GAVI (another Foundation front) and the Aspen Institute (also partly funded by the Foundation) around that time. 

    https://www.aiha.com/gates-ethiopia/

    The more you look into this, the more you’ll find Foundation money and players at every level, in every project and “initiative” and study, big or small. 

    Of course, Gates has been explicitly criticized for controlling the WHO’s narrative:

    https://www.politico.eu/article/bill-gates-who-most-powerful-doctor/

    He got a huge boost after Trump briefly pulled out of funding it. One could call it suspicious timing, but it was more probably just Trump doing something he couldn’t follow through with, in this case because of his term-limit. 

    https://www.unz.com/article/the-lockdown-the-vaccine-and-the-corruption-endemic-in-modern-democracy/#comment-4533640

    There is no one “behind” Gates precisely because there is no one with greater wealth except Bezos, who does not have even a tenth of Gates’ vision, connections, or influence; and because Gates’ power is tangential to traditional power – i.e. the specter of “health”, which traditional power centers have lined up to enforce. $182 billion (Gates’ assets plus Foundation assets, a total which no one ever mentions) goes a long way in buying local politicians pretty much everywhere.

    The simple fact is that Gates represents something unique in the history of power, in the Foucauldian sense, and this must be understood to get a clear picture of what is happening to global civilization, apart from the overshoot effects of civilization itself. 

    Through his vast “philanthropic” network and investments, Gates has made himself the Panopticon, the supreme surveyor of “bodies”, under the guise of “medicine” and “philanthropy”.

    Don’t believe me? All right. Just know that the Foundation is very up-front about their donations; you can see them all here, on a rather annoying spreadsheet: https://www.gatesfoundation.org/about/committed-grants – see if you can sort through all the names and reasons for the donation without getting a headache.  

    Not only are these means known, they are more than enough to buy off literally anyone but Bezos, Musk, two Africans and Lukashenko, while Putin wisely played ball for a while to avoid censure. 

    You have to get on the ball about this. We all have to. 

    But I suspect what’s going on here is:

    – “Fringe” right intellectuals have for so long wanted to name the Jew behind everything, they can’t accept that the supervillain we got is not Jewish
    – “Fringe” right intellectuals have a psychological habit / heuristic bias of expecting a still bigger villain behind whatever else they perceive

    The only good news here is that Gates is out front declaring his plans. You don’t need a smoking gun when it’s firing at you almost daily.

    • Agree: Alfred
    • Thanks: Ann Nonny Mouse
    • LOL: Rdm
  54. @Petermx

    Yes, and in the very last scene Chauncy Gardner, the cultivated moron, wanders away from a lakeside gathering of VIP insiders who want to nominate him as the party’s presidential candidate. He casually approaches the lake shore, tests the water with his umbrella, strolls forward and miraculously walks on water.

    Being There was another one of those prophetic masterpieces. I have no idea how they got away with making this one but it sure did work. I had the rare experience of viewing when it had just come out — 1981, I guess — in a cinema in Washington D.C., ground zero of the farce being held up to ridicule on the screen. Somehow, the audience was not amused. But I sure was. It seemed spot on.

  55. Tom Welsh says:

    “The strategic stealth bomber will be able to deliver conventional and thermonuclear weapons to enemy targets anywhere and anytime in the world. It will be able to destroy any target, anywhere”.

    Once it gets there, anyway – which at presumably subsonic speed may take a long, long time.

    So basically this will cost a huge amount of money to do what ICBMs have been able to do for 60 years, and what Burevestnik can do with a lot more flexibility and stealth.

    • Agree: Alfred
  56. Tom Welsh says:

    “Afghanistan is a great base from which to invade Central Asia and threaten Russia from the south. The country has been occupied by the US for 20 years…”

    If Russia, China, Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Iran got together and supported the Taliban, they could get the Americans out of Afghanistan double quick.

    I am slightly puzzled that they haven’t done so long ago.

    Unless they prefer to keep the Americans tied up and bleeding in Central Asia. Keep your enemies closer, etc.

    • Replies: @Badger Down
  57. Tom Welsh says:
    @thotmonger

    “Finally, forget not Shere Khan totally trumps Kaa”.

    In the dumbed down American cartoon version. In the book, I seem to recall that no one was anxious to tangle with Kaa. As in reality no tiger would ever risk annoying a full-grown python.

    • Replies: @thotmonger
  58. profnasty says:

    This article is unfair to the commenters. There is nothing to disagree with.

    • LOL: Tom Welsh
  59. profnasty says:
    @Skeptikal

    Agreed. Some of these shortcut ciphers are annoying.
    IDK wtf tptb lgbt-Q jammin.
    You can’t tell the players without a program.

  60. @Dumbo

    “Unless neocons are insane”…

    Unless? Do you seriously doubt those people suffer from serious psychological pathologies? Monomaniacs and megalomaniacs, that group is so deeply deluded about what well-adjusted human beings hope for (not that they care) that they are capable of demented behavior beyond what normal folks can imagine, because they in their self-perceived infinite wisdom know what’s best for humankind as they believe it should think, feel, believe and behave.

    Those people should be purged from national politics and policy-making forthwith.

  61. Lolol says:
    @Biff

    That is a funny prank

  62. “The children of Stalin and Khrushchev, top government figures of Yeltsin days, artists and scientists, moved to Florida or Paris.”

    So Jews want to come home, again!

  63. @thotmonger

    let’s arrest our schadenfreude about Israel’s acts of sabotage spoiling their own coastline. . . . Nevertheless, it is okay be encouraged about this colossal blunder, because it proves the controllers are really not in control at all.

    When Israeli Environment Minister Gamliel accused Iran of deliberate environmental terrorism, I immediately suspected it could only have been caused by deliberate Israeli sabotage of an Iranian oil tanker. How could you even know, I wondered, who was responsible for a deliberate oil spill if you didn’t do it yourself. You aren’t going to be hearing radio traffic boasting about a spill covertly done in the middle of the night and you are unlikely to even know about the spill for several days or weeks afterwards when the originating ship is long gone.

    The Israelis would have us believe they relied on evidence the Emerald switched off its transponder several times and did a ship to ship transfer of oil, but I imagine that is a very common tactic. Syria is under heavy sanctions and both Syria and Iran are under a virtual state of war with Israel.

    I would imagine it’s impossible for Israeli frogmen to plant mines on the hull of ship in motion. So presumably it had to have been done during the ship-to-ship transfer. Or was it a little torpedo from one of those Dolphin-class German submarines? A la U.S.S. Cole.

    Thank you Mr. Shamir, for confirming my suspicions.

    • Replies: @Franklin Ryckaert
  64. theMann says:
    @Alfred

    Civilians in revolt everywhere, except of course in the USA. The French protesters have the right idea, torching the Central Banks.

    I have talked many of my friends, and we all agree that the USA is showing two brightly blinking neon signs:

    Insane
    Coward
    Insane
    Coward

    That are blinking faster and faster. Until we send people to the Gallows for the manifest war crimes \ crimes against humanity that they have committed, those signs will only blink faster.

    Make no mistake about this: Public Officials must die for the crimes which they have committed, otherwise there is only permanent insanity in our country.

    • Agree: Flying Dutchman
  65. Tom Welsh says:
    @onebornfree

    “You want states, you will/must have state induced wars”.

    With all due deference, that turns out not to be the case. Bourne was writing about a certain type of state: specifically, the USA.

    To take just two obvious examples, China and Japan went without any major wars for many centuries. Until the USA turned up and forced them to fight, that is.

  66. @RoatanBill

    If there’s a real shooting war involving Russia or China, then the US mainland won’t be spared. The oceans are losing or have already lost their security capability.

    The US has been able to win wars largely because Americans themselves haven’t been under attack from a foreign enemy since…….1812? (Pearl Harbor might as well have happened on Guam). So war is a game, something to watch on TV as the bombs sent from deep in the Nevada desert blow up hapless Arabs thousands of miles away.

    But bring the war to the US and everything changes. After one night of serious bombing, no power or internet and blacks rioting and looting in the following days, Americans will be on their knees.

    Can’t happen soon enough. Godspeed to the PLA, Iranian and Russian militaries.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  67. Starters or main course? More like sippy cups and toddler snacks. Why in the world would you blow a hole in an oil tanker near your waters without taking into account of currents? That may have been the dumbest move ever. Then again maybe going to a diplomatic meeting with a purple haired lass might be on the top of the dumb list. I wish we could have a live debate between Biden and Putin. Imagine the Biden memes if he were made to have no earpiece, and the moderator was neither British or American. Fun times ahead with trippy grampy and his dumb as bricks sidekick. Things are going to get interesting now that the press is finally questioning this administration on the border problem. If they start there, who knows? Wonder is it all because the Biden White House is charging the media for covid testing?

    • Replies: @Badger Down
  68. Realist says:
    @Kolya Krassotkin

    My exact thoughts…It’s an ill wind that blows no good. One of the first groups to be targeted, other than missile sites, would be large cities. Large cities are where the shitlibs live. While it would be a horrendous blow to the country. The majority of survivors would be from flyover country…you know that part of the country with the largest percentage of high IQ…highly productive people live. The only essential part of the country.

    • Replies: @nsa
  69. Walter says:
    @Realist

    VVP (Putin) says that Russia understands and values the American people, and intends to “rely” on them in the future… The quarrel is with the secret state, not the volk. https://www.rbc.ru/politics/18/03/2021/60533b3c9a794772b5deba18?from=from_main_1

    Thus, any actual big war would not bother with attacking the people or even the structures…

    And, in reality, the effective target list is already published. https://sputniknews.com/us/201902241072695820-russian-zicron-missile-targets/

    There are 6 land-targets.

    It could be over in a day.

    Every surface ship is a sitting duck. They’re options…

    Then the Governors and Military will have to assess the objective correlation of forces…

    And they will ask UN, China, and Russia to provide aid… They’ll make a surrender/armistice.

    • Agree: Tom Welsh
    • Replies: @Realist
    , @Hapalong Cassidy
  70. @Peripatetic Itch

    Sometimes karma works via “bad luck”. I wish Israel more of it.

  71. @Johnny Smoggins

    The US has not won a war in decades, and that’s by design. All the skirmishes have been instigated to use up weaponry and supply the fear porn to pad DOD’s budget and allow the costumed faux generals to have a good life while getting rich along with their corporate parasites.

    All governments are in on the game. They prod each other in public as theater for their peons.

    The US has been looted for decades and is now nearing economic collapse, all part of the plan. An attack, or what will be made to look like an attack, will destroy any records of who has been benefiting from the controlled destruction of the US economy. My bet is that the US military will destroy specific targets in New York and other places where any evidence of their crimes may be housed, just as they did on 9/11 by hitting the pentagon with a US missile. They own the Justice Department, all the Congress actors, the morons in the Administration and the utterly useless rubber stamp Supreme jerks. They absolutely know where all the records are because they put them there.

    We are witnessing the planned destruction of the US by the owners of the country after they’ve stolen its current assets. After everything hits bottom, they’ll come back to restart everything under a new normal and the peasants will elect the next set of overlords. Wash, rinse, repeat.

    • Replies: @Johnny Smoggins
  72. ben sampson on March 22, 2021  ·  at 3:01 am EST/EDT

    This from Shamir riles me off! He has created a mystifying something here that makes Magufuli look like an innocent jackass. and also left the murderous globalist deep state look an unknowable, unfathomable, impregnable, unstoppable force in the world.

    It seems clear that Magufuli did not think of himself as helpless in the situation.  He thought he had a chance, that the globalists are not impregnable, unstoppable. He would have known who they are and their relative power in the world.

    the Globalist deep state or whatever the hell it is, could not have been as mysterious to Magulufi as president of a country that is pretty developed, not a barnyard of a country. as mysterious and impregnably powerful as Shamir paints the Globalist deep state his effort does appear to be the creation of an unnecessary mystery.

    What I did was try to focus on Tanzanian politics to get a sense of those around Magufuli: his cabinet and party especially, the opposition, the general treatment of his ‘disappearance’ and the attitudes of all around him in Tanzania. I was looking for everything/anything that could have helped shed light on what was going on.

    my resulting impression is his party/the government all knew what had happened to him…at least those I saw repeatedly in the reports I read and saw. they all appeared to have known what was up, knew before it happened, knew when he was killed and he was dead quickly, right at the start of the so-called disappearance, into and through the length of his ‘disappearance’. Magufuli was missing for about 3 weeks. he was likely dead at the start of that period which is why the disappearance story.  His party was playing games with the Tanzanian people all along

    Magufuli’s fatal mistake apparently, was not considering his own party to be traitors up to the point and extent of killing their own president directly. He knew of their corruption, fired lots of them: he surely knew they were capable of much evil, but of going all the way?

    maybe if he did think they were capable of going all the way, he would have neutralized them, cleansed them, bring in new citizens into the government, who would have been committed to the nation, people whom it would take some doing and time to corrupt, time in which much of his program and its positive effects would/may have been realized and serve as a further protection for he himself

    Magulufi could not have been killed save by his own in Tanzania. It is not as if foreigners could have been sent in – white men/women, or foreign Black/brown men to kill the president. that would not wash unless they were clandestine terrorists who set bombs that blew up the president’s car, or plane/helicopter, or blew up his office for eg., which would leave a huge bloody mess and tell tale signs no doubt!

    No! that murder was best to have been done by stealth, and stealth could only be in the province of nationals. and by none but those close to the president himself, those around him constantly!

    it looked like they all knew what was afoot, his own party members and cabinet: It looked like they had all agreed and carried out the murder themselves. whether Magulufi was mistaken and remiss relative to them or not, it seems clear  that he was killed by his own party/cabinet, in the service of the globalist deep state.

    no grand mystery at all. how can there be a grand mystery when the logistics that I see are considered. it makes everything appear obvious. Magulufi for eg., must have had major, 24/7 Tanzanian police and military security as president of the country. where in the hell were they?

    No foreign entity would have been able to get through such security to harm the president? any such foreign parties would have been quickly identified and neutralized in Tanzania.

    I generally enjoy Shamir,  agree with him or not. not this time however. this time he pissed me off! Who the hell is Shamir actually working for? his writing purports disagreement with the status quo in the world, and the state of the world they have engineered. this time I am not so sure that is indeed the case

    • Disagree: Notsofast
    • Replies: @Insouciant
    , @Kumbaresu
    , @Johan
  73. Jiminy says:

    So were the limpet mines placed on oil tankers in the gulf in 2019 and blamed on Iran, actually the work of Israel? Makes you wonder. I just checked the number of deaths from the new flu in Russia, and the figure is around 100 000, if I read it right. Which makes you think how come the states has such an astronomical number of deaths.
    I just watched a documentary about Gaddafi sending over seventy pallets of cash to South Africa. I’ve read how people say Libya’s gold was stolen, but it looks like president Zuma and the ANC have taken the 12 billion dollars belonging to Libya as their own. They won’t be giving it back.
    America making a bombing run on Chinese soil just doesn’t make sense. China and at least two other nations are capable of taking the fight to the US, on their home soil should things escalate. This just wouldn’t be accepted by the citizens of the US. It would never happen.

  74. glib says:
    @Marshall Lentini

    It can not be just Gates. You are in Russia, but wherever you go in the West, all the media sing with one voice. I doubt that Gates controls, for example, Italian state TV, but one of his many associates does. The level of falsification of reality has turned up a notch.

    And who pays for fraudulent “scientific” articles concocted in such a way to minimize the impact of vitamin D? Who is behind Cuomo or Whitmer, and their insistence that nursing homes be inoculated with covid patients? Who has the muscle to attempt a color revolution in Belarus? I doubt Gates has the means to kill African presidents, it is someone else who probably has a directed energy weapon. You want to remember that Gates is penniless, compared to the biggest banking families. He probably received money from them, too.

  75. Realist says:
    @Walter

    If Putin really wants to help good Americans he would precision target Los Angles, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Chicago, New York, and Washinton D. C…with extra points for Houston, Detroit, and Minneapolis.

    • Agree: Johnny Smoggins
    • Replies: @Johnny Smoggins
  76. @Walter

    If I were Putin, I’m not sure I’d be so praising of the American people. There’s no shortage of ordinary citizens who still buy into the Russian election interference hysteria, and view any attempt to give Russia the benefit of the doubt as tantamount to treason.

    • Replies: @Walter
  77. @TKK

    Has anyone suggested to former Vice-President Biden that putting George W. Bush on trial for war crimes might actually bring the United States together? (Best to offer the suggestion while he still has sufficient wherewithal to understand.)

    • Agree: TKK
    • Replies: @TKK
    , @Kumbaresu
  78. Kumbaresu says:
    @Marshall Lentini

    There is no one “behind” Gates precisely because there is no one with greater wealth except Bezos, who does not have even a tenth of Gates’ vision, connections, or influence; and because Gates’ power is tangential to traditional power – i.e. the specter of “health”, which traditional power centers have lined up to enforce. $182 billion (Gates’ assets plus Foundation assets, a total which no one ever mentions) goes a long way in buying local politicians pretty much everywhere.

    You give Gates too much credit. He is a seek, demented control freak. All you have to do is listen to his interviews to figure it out. There is no doubt that he is a puppet of more intelligent psychopaths. The same applies to Mark Zuckerberg, the google boys and many others. If they were so independent, creative, powerful visionaries they would be able to unwind this COVID hoax very quickly. They had no reason to support this deception unless they are told otherwise by their masters.

  79. nsa says:
    @Realist

    “…first groups to be targeted would be large cities…..”
    Exactly why a full nuke out will never happen. The jew would love to sacrifice the likes of Salt Lake City and Boise, but never jew meccas like new york, los angeles, chicago, jerusalem, tel aviv, moscow, london.
    “….flyover country with the largest percentage of high IQ people….”
    If IQ and body mass were proportional, you might be correct. You could spend a week in any midwest walmart and not see a presentable female.

    • LOL: Alfred
  80. @RoatanBill

    You’re right. I should’ve put “win” in quotation marks. The US hasn’t won a war since WW2. And as we’ve since learned, the US (and White people) lost that war badly.

  81. @Realist

    And don’t forget (((Miami)))

  82. Walter says:

    Yes Indeed! Very droll.

    Putin wants to help Russia, not the US. He’s said so clearly…those sewers you list might well form the nucleus of the problem postbellum which would count toward the “objective correlation of forces”, eg constitute a sort of “5th column”…those people must be accounted for, will the Governors order them shot? (They might).

    But almost all successful Strategy is indirect – Putin would leave the cities mostly as “targets yet to be hit” and heavy liabilities for the regions.

    Long term, consider the demographic reality between Russia and China…without the US as a factor there will probably again be hostility between Chine and Ru…

    The WW2 postwar plans of FDR were to establish a multistate global stability. This is what the Russians must have, or if there is no US (or a replacement) Russia will be subsumed by Chine.
    (“As He Saw It”, Elliot R)

    For somewhat similar reasons Russia saved the US in the last civil war by sending fleets to both coasts and preventing direct and open European alliances with fractious States.

    Russia needs the American people – but not the junta that runs it. They’ve made it plain that they have no quarrel with the people…in fact they have much in common…but only with the criminals.

    • Agree: Alfred
  83. @ben sampson

    Or —

    Maybe Magufuli had a heart attack.

    • Replies: @TheIdiot
  84. Kumbaresu says:
    @Kumbaresu

    Bill Gates is a sick, demented control freak. Sorry for the typo.

  85. TKK says:
    @Kolya Krassotkin

    The distractions never stop:

    Headline of the Daily Mail:

    UFO PROOF!!!

    That’s the Banner headline.

    Not this:

    Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk alone increased their net worth by $217 billion last year, according to Bloomberg.
    For this amount, more than 100 million Americans can receive $2,000 checks.
    Collectively, the net worth of the world’s 500 richest people rose to about $1.8 trillion, a 31% increase that represents the largest annual gain in the eight years that Bloomberg has tracked these figures.

  86. Another interesting read for which I am grateful. I did notice one small error, I think.

    “A scientist who kept quiet when he heard the word n being uttered, has lost his job.”

    This refers to a law professor at Georgetown, not a scientist. I have not seen it reported anywhere, including the link in this article, that he uttered a racial epithet. His “sin” was not contradicting the observations made about black law students by his colleague.

  87. Kumbaresu says:
    @Kolya Krassotkin

    The United States are getting together very rapidly in a lovely, scientific and very compassionate messenger RNA Auschwitz.

  88. SafeNow says:

    A war being caused by U.S. “insanity” is mentioned in the comments. One can assume that this includes what I call “miscalculation.” But it is important to add to this what I will call “incompetence or systems-error.” The U.S. ranks right around 25th in almost everything. The U.S. performance capacity and philosophy, regarding competence, is “good enough.” But for managing nukes, the standard must be “perfect.” Can the U.S. still do “perfect”? The vast majority of destroyers have not been struck by slow-moving merchant ships. But, two were.

  89. @Petermx

    There was this hilarious scene where Peter Sellers uses the TV remote to change channels when a mugger attacks him in real life.
    Soon, when we are lying strapped in comfortable life pods, sipping factory made insect based proteins, we too will be able to change our reality. Our motto then will be “Forever Safe” and day or night autumn or summer will have no meaning. Our reality will be provide to us.

    • Replies: @Dave Bowman
  90. @Alfred

    I think it will be long before then. Russia and China, both sick of being lectured to and sanctioned by the Exceptional Nation, are talking to each other about ditching the American dollar.

    • Replies: @Alfred
  91. Kumbaresu says:
    @ben sampson

    I generally enjoy Shamir, agree with him or not. not this time however. this time he pissed me off! Who the hell is Shamir actually working for? his writing purports disagreement with the status quo in the world, and the state of the world they have engineered. this time I am not so sure that is indeed the case.

    Shamir is working for Magufuli and whom are you working for?

    • Replies: @ben sampson
  92. The zionists are behind the covid-19 hoax, scam and psyop and via this imaginary virus are destroying the nations of the world and imposing a draconian, demonic, diabolical , satanic zionist one world government.

    Any one interested in the zionist agenda should read the Protocols of Zion and the book The Controversy of Zion by Douglas Reed, all of this is coming to fruition, right now and right here.

    The zionists always had control of the world with their central banks aka their FED here in the ZUS as well as their IRS both of which are privately owned corporations, and are 2 of the 10 planks of the communist manifesto, but this control did not satisfy their demonic urges , so they are going to destroy nations and humanity , which is what zionists do, it is in their DNA.

    • Agree: Druid55
  93. Walter says:
    @Hapalong Cassidy

    Yes, this is so. Putin speaks as diplomat. And you’re right as of now.

    However, after a month of nothing to eat and no electricity (and zero propaganda) and roving gangs, then those Russian MPs and medics and soup kitchens might change a lot of minds…and propaganda can work to tell truth as well as to deceive. When electric begins again with key media types either in jail or being hunted, who will determine content? (quiz friday).

    As for trials… Nuremberg is precisely what the junta fears. Russians have said that there will be trials…

    Stability, food, law, and then televised trials…

    (the junta is creating the ground for their own end. Incredibly dumb.)

    If the Rooskies bomb the US civilian cities they will have a bad time with the US people and the US army (what’s left of it) – both would fight, and lose…but very ill will would make big problems. Putin will try to avoid that – he needs the US people thankful for rescue, not angry.

    Again 6 primary US land targets. All military. All are friable in <5 minutes.

  94. aandrews says:

    Not to split hairs, but Bandar-log is hyphenated.

    “It’s not clear he remembered who Putin is.”
    lol That’s unkind. I’m positive someone would’ve reminded him.

  95. @GomezAdddams

    No. The Obamas run the (D) party now. (Just ask Andrew Cuomo.) The Clintons are has-beens.

  96. @RoatanBill

    I agree with your assessment.
    They will double down on stupidity and do more false flag destruction to destroy the data. Totally agree. Makes perfect sense.
    Maybe the CCP decides one day to pull the plug and not renew Tbills. How close are the Chinese to not needing U.S. consumers without taking a huge hit?
    You know I do not get India. Modi is bent over to Ambani and Andani, two Indian billionaires., but those a-holes are selling out their country. India has a trade deficit and are getting screwed by ‘Free Trade’. They should do a deal with China and reconcile with Pakistan. The future is in Euro-Asiatic Rail Trade. That is going to be huge.
    Instead there is Modi clubbing farmers over the head because the Indians don’t want to be the next Mexico. NAFTA totally screwed the average Mexi.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  97. @Mulga Mumblebrain

    They are enraged because they know they are powerless.
    I believe the rise of the West is an aberration and it will sink again into being a backwater it was. The renaissance and the industrial revolution caught both China and India on the backfoot, but that will not happen again.
    China will never sell out and though the Indian political elite is willing to do so, the common man will thwart them. It’s happening already by the protesting farmers.

    • Replies: @Dave Bowman
  98. Skeptikal says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    Compare live-streams from the Bolshoi, where the webcam is in the lobby before the performance and in the intermission. There you can see Russians enjoying their culture and cultural opportunities.

    https://www.bolshoi.ru/en/about/relays/

  99. Corrupt says:
    @RoatanBill

    They don’t need to be off the U.S. coast… they can just as easily do it from the mid-atlantic or arctic.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
    , @foolisholdman
  100. @Corrupt

    Less flight time = lower ability to intercept.

    The Israeli’s are suspected of having mini nukes inside the US as part of their Sampson Option.

  101. Johan says:
    @ben sampson

    “I generally enjoy Shamir, agree with him or not. not this time however. this time he pissed me off! Who the hell is Shamir actually working for? his writing purports disagreement with the status quo in the world, and the state of the world they have engineered. this time I am not so sure that is indeed the case”

    Journalism in this world, in accordance with its state and level of culture consists at large of a vulgar and tedious digging in the dirt.
    Shamir is about the only journalist I know who has the capacity of hovering above this, as far as this is possible in journalism. His style is not about constantly digging in the mud, presentations of tedious amounts of facts, tedious speculations, fuelling indignation and calling for action, which is the style of vulgar democratic journalists.
    Actually I ran into several articles where he conveys the view that the ‘powers that be’ are not all powerful, that among other things, they suffer from overestimation of themselves, that they make mistakes. He also knows how to paint a rather dark picture with a shimmering of bright light. On the contrary to many journalists who only paint pictures with ugly dark colours, ending with the usual by now endlessly repeated slogans.

    I follow Shamir because his style of artfully hovering above the mud might be exemplary for a future culture of journalism which is unlike the crude contemporary style which drags the whole culture down.

    In this article he seems to leave it to the readers to decide, it appears he varies his style so to not become repetitive, also, as I take it, assuming that the readers are quite informed in general.

    • Replies: @ben sampson
  102. Walter says:

    Thinking about premise… Let us recall that Russian and to an extent China, either or in coordination, have, in fact, strategic and strategic military superiority and strategic initiative. (Martyanov)

    The US does not.

    Never bother the enemy when he’s making a mistake…

  103. @steinbergfeldwitzcohen

    The easiest way for the CCP to crater the US is by backing their currency with gold and make any balance of payments they owe (I doubt they owe any) payable in gold. That would sink the Dollar and Euro over night, along with all the rest of the world’s phony “money”.

    They’ll do that when they’ve gotten rid of their US paper assets. They’re buying up commodities and stockpiling materials to get rid of Dollars as fast as they can. It’s just a matter or time before their Dollar exposure is minimal.

    There’s a reason the Chinese and Russian gov’ts have been purchasing the barbarous relic. They intend to use sound money to shield them from world wide currency collapse as best they can. I’m speculating, but that’s when the missing 8,000 tons of gold the US is supposed to have becomes an issue.

  104. Agent76 says:

    Dec 16, 2020 Markets of Tomorrow | Jobs Reset Summit 2020 by The World Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.

    An inclusive and sustainable reset of our economies is needed. How can we combine technological and institutional innovation to create “markets of tomorrow” to deliver the new services and products our societies need?

    • Replies: @Franklin Ryckaert
  105. Herald says:
    @Biff

    In fact, I could imagine an elite Cabel of insiders(think 9/11) nuking a large American city and blaming it on Russia/China/Trump supporters/white supremacists.

    Basically a rather larger version of 9/11, seems not too likely and you will not be alone in imagining such.

  106. Alfred says:

    Afghanistan is a great base from which to invade Central Asia and threaten Russia from the south. The country has been occupied by the US for 20 years…

    Just take a look at the map. Any attempt to invade Russia from that direction is doomed. One word alone explains why – logistics. As it is, the link between American bases in Afghanistan and Pakistan is tenuous. The Taliban could cut it if they so wished.

    Russia begins at the green area at the top of this map – thousands of kilometers from Afghanistan.

    • Agree: JM
  107. @Kumbaresu

    what is this! a calculated missing of my point?

    Shamir assiduously, strenuously asserts an impregnability to the global deep state, the powers behind the public throne that makes them god, unassailable. so the victim accepts that and flows with whatever the globalist elites wish to do with the world including our bodies.

    how come you are such a sharp observer and resulting biting commentator, and yet you did not see what Shamir is doing and bite him for it?

    you gave Shamir a free pass! should we not ask the question of you too: who do you work for?

    • Replies: @Kumbaresu
    , @By-tor
  108. @Agent76

    When I look at the face of that Klaus Schwab, I’m inclined to believe in David Icke’s reptilian theory.

    • LOL: Skeptikal
  109. BorisMay says:

    Immediately after Biden accused Putin of being a killer, the Russian Black Sea fleet put all of its eight submarines to sea. This is the first time, according to Russian media, that all submarines have been deployed in this way.

    Clearly the Russians are aware they are about to be attacked by someone.

  110. @Marshall Lentini

    “…There is no one “behind” Gates precisely because there is no one with greater wealth…”

    A plausible candidate would be the Rothschild family, rumored to possess half of the world’s wealth.

  111. BorisMay says:

    Excellent article that covers most bases. Well written.

    As an aside neither Gates not Schwab could function, (especially Gates), without the approval of international banking, which is controlled by the Rothschild banking empire.

    Gossip has always had it that the CIA is actually the Rothschild’s personal private army.

    So this article allows us to join up a few more of the dots to delineate who the Leviathan actually is.

    Dictators, especially absolute dictators, tend to be loners assisted by legions of yes-men and yes-women. Or is that now yes-people?

    Consequently to think of the Leviathan as a group consisting of the likes of Gates, Schwab and, for argument’s sake, members of the Trilateral Commission is wrong.

    If the Leviathan is more than one person, then it will be that person’s family.

    • Replies: @Skeptikal
  112. Alfred says:
    @follyofwar

    I think it will be long before then

    I think the Euro will go first. The wealthy will rush into the dollar. A few years later, the dollar will go. I trust Armstrong’s model. 🙂

  113. So now, the Biden Administration is using millions of dollars of Americans taxes to try and stem the flow of illegal aliens from everywhere. A high price to pay among other expenses, because those who needed to remove Trump didn’t “like” his personality.

  114. Hibernian says:
    @Ann Nonny Mouse

    “Protestantism is Bible-based Christianity, makes Christ and no other the head of the Church, makes the Bible as the Word of God the top authority, and the Church, the Body of Christ, its points of worship obviously kept open.”

    And has divided into so many denominations no one can count them.

    • Replies: @JM
    , @aleksander
  115. @Skeptikal

    What does DCI stand for?

    Rather than wait for someone to answer your question; you can use CTRL_n to get a new tab then enter duckduckgo-RETURN, then enter “What does IDK mean? in the box in the centre of the tab and click on RETURN and you will get this

    What Does Idk Mean? | Grammarly
    Search domain http://www.grammarly.com/blog/idk-meaning/https://www.grammarly.com/blog/idk-meaning/
    Idk is an abbreviation of the phrase I don’t know. Idk is part of the newly developed dialect called text speak or SMS language. This dialect is mostly used in informal communication, and especially when communicating via text messages or instant messages. The phrase idk has been part of text speak since at least 2002.

    • Replies: @Dave Bowman
  116. Sorry! Senior moment. I should have entered DCI and would have got:

    DCI – What Does DCI Abbreviation Mean? – All Acronyms
    Search domain http://www.allacronyms.com/DCIhttps://www.allacronyms.com/DCI
    What does DCI stand for? List of 506 DCI definitions. Top DCI abbreviation meanings updated March 2021

    If you then right-click on DCI – What Does DCI Abbreviation Mean? – All Acronyms, You will get a list of the 100 commonest meanings and I would choose:

    “DCI Director of Central Intelligence”

    • Replies: @Vojkan
  117. @follyofwar

    After a nuclear war between the super-powers it is doubtful that more than a handful of survivors will exist. They will envy the dead.

  118. TheIdiot says:
    @Insouciant

    Ye,

    Unlike the fall of the 9/11 towers

    they did not announce Magafuli’s killing on BBC before it actually happened

    anyways, same “heart attack” killed JFK and Arafat

  119. @anonymous

    Lee Harvey Oswald, the ‘lone assassin’ (a devout Communist Tucker of FoxNews declares?!)of JFK, was involved as a courier, or some such, in a CIA plot to infect Castro with cancer. They’ve been working on that for decades. A Venezuelan officer was accused Chavez’s people of having purloined material from which his DNA could be extracted. Bespoke cancer, another ineffable ‘American Moral Value’.

  120. @Johan

    at no point at all should Shamir be giving the impression of elitist impregnability, far less the way he constructed it this time. he should be giving the accurate impression fact, reality so that all who comes into his presentations could leave with accuracy and sense of possibility that things can be changed of opportunity to change things

    if I gave credibility to Shamir previously for veracity, accuracy and working on the side of justice, democracy etc., and I encountered this article here I would a have a problem that would need to be resolved forthwith!

    I would have to accept what he wrote based on my previous confidence in him: drop that confidence immediately and go about reworking it to prove or disprove Shamir’s veracity. then to deal with my let down or downright depression that the elites are so powerful they may never be defeated.

    and there is more too but that is why I prefer to deal with journalists, politicians etc., totally from an angle of critique and caustic at that. they cannot be trusted and relative to them, one’s own word understanding, sense and impression etc., must be ones benchmark

    so as Shamir assiduously painted his picture of the elites I got pissed, simply dropped him and will not try to to prove him out one way or the other. |I will do no such work for a journalist. if in time he proves out one way of the other fine…especially on my side…fine! but I am done with the Shamir journalist relative to extending to him anything credit at all. I don’t have. I don’t have to trust him at all. if I read him at all simple face value is it. anything that pops up about urgent/crucial issues in his work that takes me onwards sure needs.

    I am angry about the murder of Magulufi thats what! and to play Magulufi to be an innocent fool, while building elitist impregnability was the wrong way to go about it for a person as polished as Shamir is. That was not right and smacked of plying games with the minds of his readers, which pissed me off! and |I had to point out his fail right here

    • Replies: @TheIdiot
  121. @RoatanBill

    I’ve tracked both nations currency policies for several years. They both are holding gold as you say. Both nations have been buying significant amounts as well as mining it.
    I’m hoping we get another 2-5 years before the U.S. goes belly up. There are a lot of people who are not ready.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  122. bayviking says:

    Global power depends on control over Eurasia. Soon after WWII, as Washington reeled from the twin shocks of a communist victory in China and the start of the Korean war in 1950, the National Security Council adopted NSC-68, a memorandum making it clear that control of Eurasia would be the key to its global power struggle against communism.
    The Pentagon’s budget quadrupled from $13.5 billion to $48.2 billion just in the early 1950s in pursuit of that strategic mission, Washington quickly built a chain of 500 military installations ringing that landmass, from the massive Ramstein air base in West Germany to vast, sprawling naval bases at Subic Bay in the Philippines and Yokosuka, Japan.
    Candidate Biden argued that “to win the competition for the future against China,” the U.S. had to “sharpen its innovative edge and unite the economic might of democracies around the world.” So the skilled courtier, Jake Sullivan’s views coincided carefully with those of his future boss, Joe Biden. Although China is clearly trying “to establish itself as the world’s leading power,” Sullivan added, America “still has the ability to more than hold its own in that competition,” just as long as it avoids Trump’s “trajectory of self-sabotage.”
    Sorry Jake, but production is the basis for all real wealth creation in the real economy. In their mad race to maximize short term profits, direct by Wall Street, the USA has surrendered most of its production capacity to China.
    With its growing wealth, China has built a blue-water navy with 360 warships, backed by land-based missiles, jet fighters, and the planet’s second global system of military satellites. To cut the chain of American installations along the Pacific littoral, Beijing has built eight military bases on tiny dredged islands in the South China Sea and imposed an air defense zone over a portion of the East China Sea. It has also opened its first foreign base at Djibouti in East Africa and building modern ports at Gwadar, Pakistan, and Hambantota, Sri Lanka, with potential military applications.
    By grasping the geopolitical logic of unifying Eurasia’s vast landmass — home to 70% of the world’s population — through transcontinental infrastructures for commerce, energy, finance, and transport, Beijing has rendered Washington’s encircling armadas of aircraft and warships redundant, even irrelevant.
    All Biden’s men are veteran foreign policy professionals with a wealth of international experience. Yet they seem oblivious to the geopolitical foundations for global power that Xi Jinping seems to grasp so intuitively. The inherent strength of Beijing’s geopolitical strategy should be obvious to Washington foreign policy experts, were their insights not clouded by imperial hubris. Our American leaders have been on top of the world for so long that they’ve forgotten how they got there.

    • Agree: Alfred
    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  123. @Franklin Ryckaert

    Anal Schwab really is a disgusting looking parasite. I’d love to run into him and have a chat.

  124. @Kumbaresu

    What’s interesting about your and glib’s comments is that you both went straight for the heuristic bias I mentioned in my comment: “…expecting a still bigger villain behind whatever else they perceive.”

    I expected that, of course. There are well-worn habits of thought that most simply cannot overcome. We all have them.

    You give Gates too much credit. He is a seek, demented control freak. All you have to do is listen to his interviews to figure it out. There is no doubt that he is a puppet of more intelligent psychopaths.

    I give him as much credit as the facts warrant.

    I do not believe he is anything close to sick, demented, or a psychopath – but he is obviously, and well-known for being, a control freak.

    There is zero evidence he is a puppet of anyone else. But hey, you are free to advance any proof you can muster. I strongly doubt it will be anywhere near as comprehensive as the evidence for Gates being the central figure in Coronamania / the Great Reset.

    Someone else –

    A plausible candidate would be the Rothschild family, rumored to possess half of the world’s wealth.

    At this point, mention of the Rothschild family is much more like Tourette’s than anything else. It functions, linguistically, in exactly the same fashion as leftists squawking about “racism” – even if remotely true, its job or effect is to retard critical thinking.

    I’m not going to wade too far into the fortunes of the remaining Rothschild family, but suffice it to say that Rothschild & Co’s revenue is about $2 billion, while their operating budget is under a billion. The family’s holdings, as I recall, are primarily in precious art, vineyards, and real estate – not unlike Trump’s. Rothschild & Co does asset management and so on with a portfolio of ~$8 billion. Compare that to BlackRock’s $8.6 trillion, and you’ll understand how stupid it is to talk about the Rothschilds in 2020.

    But, again, if you can line up a credible outline of anything like the influence-network or, to begin with, an explicit and consuming interest in global vaccination and identity programs, that rivals Gates’ (including, you know, bankrolling and profiting from Moderna and Pfizer) – let’s see it. Burden of proof is on the one making the assertion.

    Someone else –

    As an aside neither Gates not Schwab could function, (especially Gates), without the approval of international banking, which is controlled by the Rothschild banking empire.

    Snooze. Margaritas ante porcos.

    Well I don’t know to what extent Gates keeps his money in banks, but it is a matter of public record that the majority is tied up in his investment vehicles – off the top of my head, there’s Cascade Investments LLC, TerraPower, ResearchGate, and Gates Ventures.

    Obviously we need banks to function, so to speak, but the banks need us to function as well, and there’s no evidence at all that the remaining Rothschilds, nor anyone else of the sort, is even remotely as obsessed with pandemics, vaccines, and full-spectrum medical dominance as Bill Gates is.

  125. @steinbergfeldwitzcohen

    I’ve read that all gold mined in China stays in China and the gov’t gold holdings don’t necessarily include locally mined quantities because foreigners have no real knowledge of them. I believe the US brags about 8000 tons while China purposely underestimates their holdings.

    I’m hoping it all goes bust as soon as possible because the longer this drags out, the fewer resources most people will have. Consider the number of people in financial difficulties in 2019 versus 2020. Many more people lost jobs, homes, etc from one year to the next. I see this trend continuing because I don’t see how a bounce in the economy is possible. These measly UBI payments, by another name, don’t cover the expenses most people have, never mind offering them some saving potential. I see a full blown UBI being instituted to fend off the burning of the cities, and that will accelerate the Dollar’s demise because it won’t come from tax increases, but will come from the Fed monetizing those payments as well as the bulk of what the Fed Gov spends. Hyperinflation, here we come!

    Since the intent is to institute feudalism 2.0 after destroying the small business environment and their employees opportunities coupled with the adoption of robotics, self driving vehicles and other forms of automation, employment possibilities can only go down for hourly workers, year to year. Mix in rising inflation rates and the Fed’s new attitude of not fighting inflation per quarter, but opting for an averaging strategy over years, the future looks awful especially since the Fed knows they’re lying and have no way to tamp down inflation. They’re just bullshitting as is their custom.

  126. @RoatanBill

    If I were Putin I’d have a few nukes parked in containers in each of the dozen or so large ports.
    Just for giggles, I’d put some in the parking lot of the biggest Amazon fulfillment centers.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  127. @follyofwar

    In any case I fear that Leviathan must act quickly before it loses its perch as the world’s reserve currency

    That’s covered. Next up is a national digital currency. Everybody will have to have an account with the Fed- how else will the Branch Covidians pay you the next stimulus payment?
    It will be in Fedcoin.
    Then cash gets banned and all payment are via the phone.- you didn’t think the phone was for rastus to call home to Ouagadougou did you?
    That takes care of the great unwashed: they get REALLY cancelled no transactions via their devices. No buying, no selling, no eating, no living.

    Bye bye dollar debt to the Chinee,

    Any questions?

    • Replies: @some_loon
    , @Dube
  128. glib says:
    @Marshall Lentini

    It is possible that Gates (but the current plan is too detailed, there must be a working group and someone running simulations and choosing vaccine formulation) originated the plan. But it’s not like others had not proposed similar things before.

    But Gates derives his power from elite consensus and relative unity. Where does it all come from? I say the root cause is peak oil. I assure you none of this would happen without total control of the press, total control of Washington, London and Brussels. Gates does not have it.

  129. @Skeptikal

    But Gates was the chief boy scout!
    How dare you impugn the man?
    Next you’ll be telling me he was only in it for the boys!

  130. @Bill Jones

    I appreciate your sentiment.

    It’s my understanding that nukes can’t be 100% shielded from detection equipment. Since customs opens containers, I doubt the Russians would want to gift the US some of their inventory.

    Small unmanned subs or even nuclear torpedoes that can stay underwater for months or years are the perfect stealth weapon. I’m sure all the major players have their versions positioned around the planet. Possibly, some may exist in orbit even though there’s a prohibition against that.

    All gov’ts are insane. They pretend to protect their people but instead purposely put them in harms way. Why anyone would be in favor of having and maintaining their gov’t is beyond my comprehension.

  131. @Corrupt

    They don’t need to be off the U.S. coast… they can just as easily do it from the mid-atlantic or arctic.

    You could do it from flyover country.

  132. @Marshall Lentini

    Or maybe Gates is just a member of a committee – Committee 300.

    Many claim that most Rothschild wealth is not visible, and the same for the British royals and Venetian black nobility bloodlines. In fact much of it could be behind what appears to belong to others.

  133. JasonT says:
    @Marshall Lentini

    Gates is a moron despite his wealth. The international financial elite (Rothschilds, Rockefeller and others) in control of the BIS is behind Gates. Still, given the scope and centuries of preparation for what is now happening, I believe that the ultimate ‘brains’ behind this operation is not a human being at all.

  134. TheIdiot says:
    @ben sampson

    Jewish nation is a global Superpower
    it is the No 1 Superpower,

    it is untouchable because of it’s internal organisation
    this organisation knows no borders, no nationalities, no laws, no morals
    this is why it is where it is, this is why it will not be defeated

    this organisation defeated Spanish, French, British, Russian and German Empires,
    it went on to defeat the USSR and the rest as it did not suite the grand plan any longer
    it now owns the world, it owns the world in its entirety already

    you cannot blame Shamir for that matter of fact

  135. @Notsofast

    the u.s. is like a schoolyard bully that has lost his edge and is running around acting crazy so the kids will still fear him.”

    But Russia, China and Iran are adult countries, they don’t fear a naked clown…

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  136. @Tom Welsh

    “When your enemy is beating hisself up, don’t stand in his way.”
    Sun Tzu 12:3

    • Thanks: Kolya Krassotkin
  137. Kumbaresu says:
    @Marshall Lentini

    Bill Gates and his organizations with all their infrastructure are not powerful enough to impose such unprecedented controls on the whole planet.

    I would suggest that in order to examine the origins of the COVID pandemic one should look at the Operation Dark Winter (bio-terrorist attack simulation conducted in June, 2001 in Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland).

    The key participants were:

    [MORE]

    Sen. Sam Nunn
    National Security Advisor David Gergen
    Director of Central Intelligence R. James Woolsey, Jr.
    Secretary of Defense John P. White
    Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff General John Tilelli, USA (Ret.)
    Secretary of Health and Human Services Margaret Hamburg
    Secretary of State Frank Wisner
    Attorney General George Terwilliger
    Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency Jerome Hauer
    Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation William Sessions
    Governor of Oklahoma Frank Keating
    Press Secretary, Gov. Frank Keating (OK) Dan Mahoney
    Correspondent, NBC News Jim Miklaszewski
    Pentagon Producer, CBS News Mary Walsh
    Reporter, British Broadcasting Corporation Sian Edwards
    Reporter, The New York Times Judith Miller
    Reporter, Freelance Lester Reingold

    At the time Bill Gates took no part in it but the Deep State constantly evolves and eventually he joined it in some capacity satisfactory for his oversized ego and sponsored the Event 201. I have no idea how important he is in the grand scheme of things and what is his Deep State rank. But I don’t care that much and neither should you, as long as we find way to resist this evil.

  138. @Old and Grumpy

    The entity occupying Palestine has damaged the environment some more. The writer seems to think that Palestine’s coast belongs to the entity. Perhaps you think that “israel” is a country in the Middle East. It isn’t. It is a criminal entity occupying a country in West Asia.

    • Agree: Commentator Mike
  139. Notsofast says:
    @Daniel Rich

    agree, i think the crazy act is more to keep the e.u. in line.

  140. some_loon says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    Mr. Unz did, by not telling us to go away and stop bothering you good people.

    • Replies: @Petermx
  141. some_loon says:
    @Bill Jones

    Frequently forecast but unlikely.

    Major political players need economically marginal people and the underground economy for their own ends (and votes). The Uniparty has friends and associates who talk a lot about a cashless society, etc., but this doesn’t really benefit the actual power players.

    That sort of power to restrict and track isn’t something the players can trust to their collegues, and isn’t something that really helps their ambitions.

    ‘Cancel culture’, etc. doesn’t come from the top.

  142. @Franklin Ryckaert

    Oh, you complete humorless, un-self-aware, literal, hypocrite dickwad.

    “Outliers” is a word your ilk use to disguise the fact they just want all blacks dead because they think themselves superior even though they’re superior to nobody and nothing. (That’s why they have the need to feel superior–because they’re inferior.)

    It is exactly damn lies that “prove” such outliers a typical cover-story.

    • Replies: @Franklin Ryckaert
    , @By-tor
  143. Dube says:
    @Bill Jones

    I better look again at the plastic card I was sent for my stimulus payment.

  144. John Hagan says: • Website

    There is a deadly illness in the US and it is a malignant tumour much worse than Covid.
    The ‘whole people’ may not be infected but as a ‘body’ can be 99 percent healthy yet one cancerous cell can cause much damage growing into a tumour. Although it realizes that by destroying the very body it feeds on it is also destroying itself yet that end does not prevent its greed for reproduction. Most US citizens are well aware where the tumour lies and its progress.
    Thus the ‘working class members’ may know of a rouge cell in the body yet there may be little they can do to prevent its inevitability of rotting the whole.
    It is a sad, sad analogy yet I believe a realistic one.
    US is suffering a malignant tumour in three areas.The three areas are the war machine, wall street, education

  145. JM says:
    @Hibernian

    And far too many footwashers, like the (not accidentally placed) creature in Rome. So the Catholic Church is rotten from its essential top. Today it’s numerically a Third World religion…hence “His Holiness”, up to his neck in the agendas of the NWO and taking most Catholics with him, not least the Irish.

    • Agree: Kolya Krassotkin
    • Replies: @JM
  146. @Marshall Lentini

    William Engdahl gives his usual very rational account of this:

    https://journal-neo.org/2021/03/19/the-great-reset-is-here-follow-the-money/

    “The top-down reorganization of the world economy by a cabal of technocratic corporativists, led by the group around the Davos World Economic Forum– the so-called Great Reset or UN Agenda 2030– is no future proposal. It is well into actualization as the world remains in insane lockdown for a virus.”

    Master BillyGates is not behind this. He is clearly a very active front-line manager, but he’s not at all the mastermind. He barely has a mind with which to “master” anything, especially software dev, not to mention medicine, university drop-out that he is. Sure, he’s worth upwards of 40 billion USD, but BlackRock alone presides over assets worth 7 trillion, which is two orders of magnitude more, and that’s not to mention Barclays, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, UBI, etc.

    Furthermore, the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) —with HQ directly across the street from the central rail station in Basel— presides over all these players, so the obvious question to ask is: who are the shareholders and the board of directors of the private corporation known as BIS?

    BIllyGates might own some of their shares, and maybe even sits on the board, but he dances to their tune, not the other way around.

    • Replies: @Marshall Lentini
  147. @Tom Welsh

    Okay okay. Jungle Book was never such a smart story to begin with. i.e. No Animal Farm. I just found an excuse to share a favorite film scene. What I most enjoyed about it is Shere Khan does not permit himself to be hypnotized — and devoured — by the snake Kaa. Read MSM. That is the message.

  148. JM says:
    @JM

    One of the few (minor) shortcomings in a brilliant Geopolitical analysis, at least to my lights.

  149. pogohere says:
    @Marshall Lentini

    GAVI recognised as international institution

    New legal status in Switzerland will help GAVI fulfil its life-saving mission

    Berne, 23 June 2009 – The GAVI Alliance, which has been hosted by UNICEF since it was launched in 2000, has become an independent international institution – the first organisation to receive such recognition under the new Swiss Host State Act.

    Under the headquarters agreement signed today on behalf of the Federal Council of Switzerland by Ambassador Paul Seger, Director of the Department of Public International Law, the Geneva-based GAVI Alliance enjoys privileges and immunities similar to those enjoyed by other intergovernmental organisations in Switzerland.

    WHO Insider Blows Whistle on Gates and GAVI

    3-19-21

    [MORE]

    WHO Insider Speaks Out
    In July 2020, four German attorneys founded the German Corona Extra-Parliamentary Inquiry Committee (Außerparlamentarischer Corona Untersuchungsausschuss1).2,3 In the video above, the founding members, led by Dr. Reiner Fuellmich,4 interviews Astrid Stuckelberger, Ph.D., a WHO insider, about what she discovered about Bill Gates and GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance.

    Stuckelberger has served as deputy director of the Swiss national program of aging since the 1990s, and is the president of the WHO-funded Geneva International Network on Ageing.

    According to her bio,5 she “is an internationally recognized expert on issues related to evaluating scientific research for policymakers, in particular in health and innovation assessment, pandemic and emergency management training and in optimizing individual and population health and well-being.”

    She’s also a published author, with a dozen books to her credit, as well as more than 180 scientific articles, policy papers and governmental and international reports. Stuckelberger points out that much of the research done was and still is highly politicized and primarily done to support and justify political decisions.

    For the past 20 years, since 2000, she’s been involved with public health at the WHO, and was part of their research ethics committee for four years. In 2009, she got involved with the WHO’s international health regulations.

    Stuckelberger points out that the whole purpose of WHO’s international health regulations is to prepare member states to be ready for a pandemic, to be able to not only prevent outbreaks but also respond swiftly when an outbreak occurs. However, the WHO has actually been actively preventing and undermining this pandemic preparedness training.

    The Center of Corruption
    According to Stuckelberger, Switzerland is at the heart of the corruption, largely thanks to it being the headquarters for GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, founded by Bill Gates. In 2009, the GAVI Alliance was recognized as an international institution and granted total blanket immunity.6

    As explained by Justus Hoffmann, Ph.D., one of the German Corona Extra-Parliamentary Inquiry Committee members, GAVI has “qualified diplomatic immunity,” which is odd, considering the organization has no political power that would warrant diplomatic immunity. Odder still is that GAVI’s immunity clauses go beyond even that of diplomats. GAVI’s immunity covers all aspects of engagement, including criminal business dealings.

    “They can do whatever they want,” Stuckelberger says, without repercussions. The police, for example, are barred from conducting an investigation and collecting evidence if GAVI were to be implicated in a criminal investigation. “It’s shocking,” she says. GAVI is also completely tax exempt, which Stuckelberger notes is “very strange.”

    Essentially, GAVI is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) that is allowed to operate without paying any taxes, while also having total immunity for anything they do wrong, willfully or otherwise. This is rather unprecedented, and raises a whole host of questions. It’s particularly disturbing in light of evidence Stuckelberger claims to have found showing that GAVI is “directing, as a corporate entity, the WHO.”

  150. @Hibernian

    Yep. Protestantism is CONSUMERISM. I want my personal relationship with God without onions and flame-broiled. And 10, 000 different Protestant sects want that God-burger just as they like it, too. Protestant congregations VOTE for their new minister of the pulpit. Oh, brother. Talk about a wolf and a chicken voting on what’s for dinner.

    Personalizing God took God right out of society and threw Him in the closet. Of course, (((secularism))) just loves to run unopposed, with God out of the picture. Globo Homo, and Covid-homo were sure to follow, with a Godless, oligarch-controlled media.

    Protestantism has ruined US culture, precisely because it is anti-culture. Culture generates SHARED experiences and solidarity. Protestantism protests. I don’t like you. You want your burger different than mine. You’re out. I’m right. Boom. No culture. Just suicidal television and movies. Oh, yeah, and getting fat in corporate restaurants.

    The US was always doomed from the get-go. A Protestant, Masonic founding will do that. Check your $1 dollar bill in your pocket. The Masonic pyramid is right in your pocket. Annuit Coeptis. “He approves of our undertaking.” Who’s he? Hmmm.

    • Replies: @JM
  151. By-tor says:
    @obwandiyag

    You are culturally appropriating by being on the internet, flushing a toilet and using the English language.

    • Replies: @Franklin Ryckaert
  152. UPDATE
    Israelis are upset by reports that they damaged 12 Iranian tankers. A leading correspondent of Haaretz newspaper says: not a dozen, but many dozens! We sabotaged dozens of Iranian tankers at the sea; caused billions of dollars of damage. Bragging of their crimes – a very Jewish quality!
    https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/israel-attacked-dozens-of-tankers-iran-lost-billions-1.9633373
    And by the same token, I’d reply to some of your remarks. Yes, I do not think that Bill Gates would be able to influence Iran, North Korea, Russia, the US; that he could pay for Covid advertising in the newspapers. We have to admit that some part of covid narrative is true, even if exaggerated. Who could do the job? No idea. If it is too difficult to accept, we could say: it’s panic. It’s that, or a very strong force. I would love to pooh-pooh the suggestion and ascribe all to Bill Gates, who is for sure an evil creature; but I honestly do not think he is that powerful. But the powerful are also destroyed, by their own power. So be of good cheer; we shall overcome!

  153. @FritztheCat

    I agree that the silent international financial crisis which appeared in late 2019 is a topic for all to consider. It was potentially worse than the 2007/2008 GFC, especially as the world economy had never recovered from that earlier crash, but had merely papered over the cracks of a bankrupt system. The explosion of debt, insolvent banks, and companies too big to fail staggering on as zombies, created an insoluble problem. But then – bingo – along came the Covid crisis, and an opportunity to stop the clock and recast everything.

    • Agree: bayviking
  154. @By-tor

    His wearing shoes instead of going barefoot is also cultural appropriation. For me this is an unbearable micro-aggression.

  155. Vojkan says:
    @foolisholdman

    What if one is using a tablet? Whatever, I have another one for you, CJA, but if you do a search, none of the possible answers duckduckgo will return you will be right, because I just made it up, condescending jackass.

  156. @Theophrastus

    I would suggest that in order to examine the origins of the COVID pandemic one should look at the Operation Dark Winter

    I read about it on Unz for the first time a while ago. As I recall, that was way back in 2001.

    Your contention, then, is that a bio-weapon attack simulation carried out by the intelligence agencies and media correspondents, nineteen years ago, has more relevance to what we are being put through in 2021 than everything that has happened since 2001. CEPI, GAVI Alliance, Event201, ID2020, Gates’ fear-mongering about “the next pandemic” for the last ten years, his medical experiments in Africa and India, his well-known dominance in “global health”, his massive conflicts of interest and philanthropic apparatus, a mountain of research and development into novel viruses and vaccines, the endless maze of institutions and NGOs and donations, the WEF announcing the Great Reset – all of this is secondary, or just irrelevant … to Operation Dark Winter.

    Sounds like a reach.   

    This would also presume that COVID-19 is a bio-weapon, a thesis I reject as unnecessary: a bio-weapon should actually kill more people than, say, the season flu – which COVID-19 hasn’t, or only just. Even if it could be proved that COVID-19 were a bio-weapon, it’s abundantly obvious, on all fronts, that it serves the elites far more as an excuse to reorganize society than to kill people. They have openly admitted this over and over.

    Of course, you’ve only tabled one thing, and provide no trail linking it to current events. This was expected. But, at least you advanced something other than “the Rothschilds and Rockefellers”, as if this were 1921 and not 2021.

    I have no idea how important he is in the grand scheme of things and what is his Deep State rank

    Like everyone else who’s replied, you rather seem committed to ignoring his role in the grand scheme of things, and diverting attention to a vague super-entity behind the scenes which none of you can substantiate. It’s pretty convenient, and it’s weird that it strikes none of you as a curious turn of mind. It’s exactly like trying to talk to normies about black crime, then having them reflexively bleat about “white supremacy” and “institutionalized racism”. It’s always, always something or someone else.

    I would speculate that, psychologically, people are naturally inclined to project the feeling of a super-agency onto events – obviously the root of belief in deity – based on the primeval adaptive advantage in the over-perception of agency. The hole here, rhetorically, is filled by terms such as “Deep State”, “Rothschilds”, “Jews”, “central banks”, and so on. This is of course not to exculpate the Jewish role in Coronamania, or anything else in modern times.

    As for Operation Dark Winter, it’s interesting to look at their conclusions – I’ll run down the list:

    -An attack on the United States with biological weapons could threaten vital national security interests.

    Worthless, inasmuch as the “intelligence community” says everything “threatens vital national security interests”. I’m not even sure what those are supposed to be. Such phrases are never defined, deliberately.

    -Current organizational structures and capabilities are not well suited for the management of a biowarfare attack.
    -There is no surge capability in the U.S. healthcare and public health systems,[6] or in the pharmaceutical and vaccine industries.
    -Dealing with the media will be a major immediate challenge for all levels of government.
    -Should a contagious bioweapon pathogen be used, containing the spread of disease will present significant ethical, political, cultural, operational, and legal challenges.

    All true within the context of the scenario – and we begin to say how ODW might actually have served the current crop of elites: as a fear-mongering script for America’s woeful “unpreparedness”.

    More likely, in my opinion, is that ODW wasn’t that important at the time, and was more or less forgotten by the time Gates took up this angle. Further, Anglin postulates a changing of the guard from the Clinton-Bush-Obama era of American politics to Big Tech power, which in 2001 was in its infancy.

    One name in that last stood out to me, however – Margaret Hamburg, who went on to a lucrative career in the FDA and AAAS, as well as being a member of …. the Global Health Scientific Advisory Committee of the Gates Foundation, and a board member at GAVI.

    Someone else – 

    Sure, he’s worth upwards of 40 billion USD

    You mean 160 billion? Because that’s his actual net worth. Plus Foundation assets. And, you know, any dark money he has somewhere else. 

    but BlackRock alone presides over assets worth 7 trillion

    It’s more like 8.6 trillion, which I literally just mentioned above, so clearly you were not reading closely and just decided to bloviate about how it isn’t Gates because he’s a “moron”. In just this thread, he’s been described as a psychopath, a sicko, and a moron; one wonders how he’s attained his present influence over world affairs with the expert psychological profile drawn up here at Unz Review.

    BIllyGates might own some of their shares, and maybe even sits on the board, but he dances to their tune, not the other way around.

    Is it really so difficult to accept that capitalists at the highest echelons, in Big Tech, philanthropy, asset management and banking, cooperated to avoid the worst of an impending “economic downturn” and transfer power away from political bodies to themselves?

    As someone else here put it:

    I agree that the silent international financial crisis which appeared in late 2019 is a topic for all to consider. It was potentially worse than the 2007/2008 GFC, especially as the world economy had never recovered from that earlier crash, but had merely papered over the cracks of a bankrupt system. The explosion of debt, insolvent banks, and companies too big to fail staggering on as zombies, created an insoluble problem. But then – bingo – along came the Covid crisis, and an opportunity to stop the clock and recast everything.

    The straw-man argument here is that I said somewhere that Gates alone is responsible for Coronamania. That would be nonsensical, as the various measures taken require cooperation at every level of society. Obviously, this was a massive undertaking that would have to hold incentives for very many players at the highest levels. But the specific character of it, Coronamania and its consequences, is 100% Gates’ doing. Whatever financial interests are at play, Gates is the man with a specific vision for the whole thing – in spite of the glib accusations about his personality we’ve seen here.

    Anyhow, the orthodoxy here is clear enough, and I can’t spend anymore time on commenting about it, especially as I have been rate-limited since Ron took up Corona orthodoxy.

  157. Petermx says:
    @some_loon

    Welcome Loon! But if your looking for a transgender boyfriend or to beat up a girl half your size in the ring you’re unlikely to find it here. Most of the people here aren’t the type to have sex change operations. They have the genitalia they were born with and are unlikely to support making pregnant women fighter pilots and are more likely to support having someone that does support that to be put in a mental institution so they can have their head examined.

    • Replies: @some_loon
    , @some_loon
  158. @Marshall Lentini

    Once Bidet et al started using the expression ‘dark winter’, seemingly out of nowhere, you knew that this is SERIOUS. A signal of intention, of fruition of long-term plans to be rid of the ‘useless eaters’, now renamed the ‘useless class’.

  159. @israel shamir

    Israeli papers are good to find real Israeli intentions. In 2006 they were boasting of the coming war on Lebanon being ‘the best prepared war in Israeli history’ as Israel Death Forces’ apparatchiki were telling their Pentagon colleagues. Pity they didn’t tell Hezbollah.

  160. @bayviking

    Bidet’s men and women, being Zionazis or Sabbat Goyim, believe that they are Chosen by God, and the Chinese are not, and are ‘mere Asiatics’. China’s rise is thus sacrilegious and they are Amalek, therefore must be destroyed. Seres delenda est. This is a Holy War, as we will all soon see.

    • Replies: @bayviking
  161. @israel shamir

    National authorities follow WHO guidelines, especially when a global pandemic is declared. Bill Gates is a major contributor to WHO finances and who pays the piper calls the tune. Of course he isn’t the only one involved in all this, there are many, starting from the owners of Great Pharma. It is possible to resist, but at a great cost, e.g Tanzania.

  162. Paulbe says:
    @Felix Keverich

    Looking at the composition of the State Department then I’d say Tel Aviv would be the correct target, and the hostage known as America could still be saved.

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  163. An absolutely excellent article.

    I’m so glad I found TUR.

  164. Avery says:
    @RoatanBill

    {“If I were in Putin or Xi’s shoes, I’d have subs off the US coasts with instructions and weaponry to do some real damage”}

    Are you serious?

    The ‘real damage’ will be the end of life on Earth.
    You don’t just lob a few nukes at US, cause ‘real damage’ and that’s it for that day.
    Once one or two nukes start flying towards US, all Hell will break loose.
    US, Russia, and China will empty their strategic nuke inventories at each other.
    It will be the end of everything.
    The same with Russia and China: if US attacks them with nukes they will respond in kind.
    And all three have nuke triads and more than enough strategic nukes whereby the attacker will not be able to wipe out all their nukes with a first strike and prevent retaliation.

    I am pretty sure both Russian and Chinese leaders are more rational than to play nuke brinkmanship with US. Although I am not sure about the delusional bottom-of the-barrel crowd that is in DC now.

    God help us.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  165. @Avery

    Since WW-II, nuclear weapons have never been used. They represent a threat of retaliation and is why North Korea gets some respect from the US while Iran gets none.

    You miss the whole point of nukes entirely. They aren’t meant to be used. They are meant to be displayed as a serious threat that if the opposition is stupid enough to do something, nuclear or non nuclear, there could be potent payback. Nukes have, in a sense, prevented the loonies in gov’t and the military from actually starting anything with the major powers as they all know there’s no winning once the missiles fly.

    The US picks on the weakest nations without nukes and pummels them because they can. You don’t see the US trying to use muscle against North Korea, China or Russia, do you? The Israelis routinely inflict damage on their neighbors because they have nukes and their neighbors don’t.

    To prevent the most insane nation on the planet, the US, from starting a serious conflict with Russia or China, the best thing they could do is have stealthy nukes within short time striking distance from major targets and make sure the US knows they have that potential. The best thing the Iranians could do is get the Russians to put some nukes on their territory under Russian control simply to act as a threat to keep those insane jews from harassing them.

    Ask yourself what would happen if some mugger tried to assault you in two different circumstances. One, where you are unarmed and he knows it and the second if you can brandish a pistol. Which situation would benefit you the most? From my perspective, I want to be armed and dangerous and nations use the same logic to protect themselves from the major lunatic nation on the planet, the US.

    • Agree: Theophrastus, Realist
    • Replies: @Vojkan
    , @Alfred
  166. @Marshall Lentini

    Through his vast “philanthropic” network and investments, Gates has made himself the Panopticon, the supreme surveyor of “bodies”, under the guise of “medicine” and “philanthropy”.

    The straw-man argument here is that I said somewhere that Gates alone is responsible for Coronamania. That would be nonsensical, as the various measures taken require cooperation at every level of society.

    You straw-manned yourself, mate.

    Furthermore, do you think that anyone here who has disagreed with you is somehow defending the Gates creature? He’s certainly first on my list of those to blame, but he has many close seconds. And if you think that Red Shield and Rockefeller wealth has, somehow, dried up in the last 50 years and is no longer “in the game,” then there is certainly no point in discussing anything with you.

    Now go ahead: tell me I haven’t read closely and am bloviating; I’ll just add you to the increasingly lengthy list of people to ignore, and let you bloviate all you want, but without having to witness that pathetic spectacle.

  167. JM says:
    @aleksander

    “Protestantism has ruined US culture, precisely because it is anti-culture…”

    What about in the period when it MADE US culture?

    And Roman Catholicism’s maintenance of culture from the nations where it formally predominates speaks for itself…today from the gutter.

    There are far more sinister reasons behind the fall of the West other than religion, so trying to use its decline to push Roman Catholicism (given its state since Vatican II) vs Protestantism is pathetic and will lead nowhere.

  168. Vojkan says:
    @RoatanBill

    Nuclear dissuasion worked b/c all sides with nuclear weapons were run by reasonably competent people who realised that a nuclear war couldn’t be won and who, whatever we think of them, had allegiance to the countries they ran. I don’t think the USA is run by people competent to run a country and I don’t think they care for the country they run.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  169. Alfred says:
    @RoatanBill

    Since WW-II, nuclear weapons have never been used

    Actually, they were used in New York on 9/11

    They have been regularly used in Afghanistan and Iraq. Just because they are much smaller and don’t leave the same signature does not mean that they are not being used. A lot has changed in the past 75 years.

    The latest hit was the port of Beirut.

    • Replies: @glib
    , @RoatanBill
  170. glib says:
    @Alfred

    Correct. Plus Yemen and Ukraine, although only once in each place.

    • Replies: @Alfred
  171. bayviking says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    So that’s a Catholic thing then. Is the Pope aware?

    • Replies: @TheIdiot
  172. Alfred says:
    @glib

    Plus Yemen and Ukraine, although only once in each place.

    I would love to know more details.

    • Replies: @glib
    , @glib
  173. TheIdiot says:
    @bayviking

    The Pope wears a Kippah

    Kippah, if made well, will protect from radiation, incl. but not limited to 5G

    Amalekites (Armenians) have just been defeated: the prophecy is fulfilling fast

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
    , @Avery
  174. glib says:
    @Alfred

    Well, as you can see from my short comments, I have little time these days. But

    1) a clip of a massive air explosion at Moon of Alabama in Yemen several years ago (I am guessing 2016) showed that, when the shock wave arrived (guy gets knocked back, phone is filming the ground), light streaks were seen on camera. I interpreted that as beta particles (or Compton electrons) through the CCD of the phone produced by radioactive elements carried by the wave. The range as seen on camera (possibly just crossing the CCD, not stopping, or they would have produced a possibly visible Braggs peak) was consistent with those energies, and at least one of the streaks was not straight, implying multiple scattering. I saw no evidence of Bragg peaks but given the thickness of a CCD that is not unlikely. Or the peak might saturate the CCD pixel, in which case it would not be visible.

    2) In Ukraine there was a massive explosion also around that time. It was not in DPR or LPR, more like in the Dnepropetrovsk area. I have no evidence that it was nuclear except that it was massive.

    I concur that Lebanon was nuclear, given circular shape of crater and coherent shock wave as seen on film, implying point like explosion. But as Iris stated, it had to be a (Li,p) device, no residual radio-activity was seen, so no free neutrons. I am myself curious as to what evidence you have seen in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    • Thanks: Alfred
  175. @Vojkan

    You could be correct, but what I think is most likely is that there are loose cannons rolling around mouthing off with cooler heads that actually control the buttons.

    It’s easy to be a rabid war monger when your ass isn’t on the line, when that’s your assigned job, but the people that display that trait are the ones put out front because they display that trait. I suspect that behind the scenes, the people that really understand the issue aren’t in any hurry to incinerate themselves along with the rest of the planet.

    For the most part, I think the US military brass is full of shit. They would wet themselves if some asshat president told them to attack Russia, China or even Iran. I think they know that the US forces are a paper tiger after the first flash in the pan. The reliance on high tech, very expensive and long lead time toys does not provide the inventory to sustain a real conflict. The grunts, now made up of pregnant women, fairies and freaks plus the low IQ trash that has always joined the military does not make for a strong fighting force.

    The US military has for decades picked on weak targets because that’s what can be used for more and larger budget appropriations. It’s been a giant swindle since at least Korea. Now that the US is seriously up against it in terms of what a Dollar can purchase, the end game is in sight. Every entity feeding at the Dollar trough is there to suck up what little remains in its value. Soon, very soon, the Dollar will tumble due to the Fed’s inflation policy.

  176. @Alfred

    I’ve read about nukes on 9/11 and am unconvinced. The radiation fallout can’t be magically made invisible to instrumentation. Any cloud of radioactivity would have been picked up by universities, private institutions and especially foreign gov’ts. There is no way to not have radioactive fallout to the best of my knowledge.

    I think the towers were set up for demolition when a Bush was in charge of their security. The Israeli arts students in the towers were shown with cases of demolition fuses lining an entire wall. I’ve seen a photo of a structural column with a NY fireman standing in front of it that shows a classic cut by a shape charge to allow gravity to move the top of the cut along the slant.

    All the evidence I’ve seen points to demolition using standard technology. The “dustification” that Dr. Judy Wood has mentioned and the pictures of concrete and steel structures evaporating may mean a directed energy weapon of some sort was also used, but that doesn’t mean it was nuclear.

  177. The funniest lie told yet by a White House is Biden falling several times while going up some stairs on a plane was, “due to the wind”. Making up excuses for this illegitimate administration doesn’t do the American public justice.

  178. For anyone old enough to remember Biden thirty years ago, he was always thought of as a blowhard and a boob. Nothing has changed.

  179. @RoatanBill

    I can’t argue with any of what you said. I have believed for years the evidence pointed to a controlled demolition.

    I am curious though about what you make of the molten steel that lasted for several months beneath all the rubble.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  180. @steinbergfeldwitzcohen

    The earth, dirt at depth, is a good insulator. Molten steel or aluminum surrounded by an insulator will stay hot for a long time. I weld and know how long steel takes to cool off in free air.

    Thermite is what’s normally used in demolition to cut I beams on a serious slant so the top portion tends to slide off the bottom portion of a column via gravity. When all the columns are cut at once, leaving several inches of gap where molten metal was blasted out of the way, the upper structure has no choice but to allow gravity to bring it down those few inches where it now meets a slant that shifts the whole building the distance of the column width. The explosion doesn’t demolish the building, it shifts the building off the columns to allow gravity to do its work.

    There are numerous video scenes of molten aluminum pouring out of the towers while they were still standing. Molten aluminum is silver colored and needs a much lower temperature to transition to a liquid. Molten steel is red and need about another thousand degrees to liquify. Most people would look at a puddle and proclaim steel because they can’t tell the difference and steel is far more common to the average person. Any welder knows the difference.

  181. @TheIdiot

    Amalekites (Armenia Division). We’re all Amalekites. Just different varieties.

    • Replies: @Avery
  182. @Paulbe

    If the Zionazis continue in their insane drive for world dominance, one day someone will make that calculus. After Israel is vitrified, providing its nuke submarines are also destroyed, will the USA risk obliteration to avenge its ever more demanding love? I’d bet that the Zionazis have calculated this prospect and secreted nukes in Embassies, the mansions of sayanim and elsewhere in order to ‘..take the world down with us’, as they frequently have promised to do.

  183. Avery says:
    @TheIdiot

    {“Amalekites (Armenians) “}

    What are you talking about?
    What do Armenians have to do with Amalekites?

    • Replies: @ivegotrythm
  184. Avery says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    {“Amalekites (Armenia Division). “}

    What?

  185. @RoatanBill

    Thanks for the explanation.
    I don’t remember the videos from years ago, mostly I have heard people talk about molten metals at ground zero. I just assumed it was steel. I’m not familiar with how the Trade centers were built. I guess there was a certain amount of aluminium used.

  186. @Marshall Lentini

    I accept your unconditional surrender.

  187. anaccount says:
    @Kolya Krassotkin

    Yes, even people that live by those cities are open to that solution. I would prefer Russian paratroopers over my head but we don’t deserve that mercy and there is nothing here worth a single paratrooper’s life.

    Also my government wants to be attacked, of course and that is probably the only reason why we haven’t experienced the bitch slap we so richly deserve.

  188. @follyofwar

    After all of the radiation clears, we’ll have his zero carbon emission paradise

    Or rather you mean, after all the radiation clears, in a few thousand years, the rubble and cockroaches will enjoy a world free of carbon emissions. And everything else.

  189. @foolisholdman

    But… but…

    … he asked about DCI, not IDK.

    • Replies: @Skeptikal
  190. @Dumbo

    Unless neocons are insane

    Stop right there. There’s your problem.

    (((Neocons))) are insane.

    You’re welcome.

  191. @Rev. Spooner

    … strapped in comfortable life pods, sipping factory made insect based proteins …

    I’m genuinely delighted for you, that you are able to imagine a future so deeply peaceful, and untroubled by the harshness of reality.

    Personally, I think it’s fair to say that I have a few doubts.

  192. @Rev. Spooner

    LOL

    The “West” was… “a backwater” ? Ahh.. Yes, of course. Greece… Rome… The push north and west towards new lands and opportunities… The Renaissance… The wars for liberty and for civilisation… The industrial revolution… The age of flight… The space race… The machine and international network you are currently typing on. How silly of… umm… me… to forget.

    Frankly, if the West was ever a “backwater”, I’m intrigued to know what terminology you would feel comfortable and correct using to characterise the charming mudhut societies of the central Congo valley, the near-starving wastes of the northern expanses of the Indian sub-continent, the filthy, inefficient rice-paddy swamps further south, the harsh, unforgiving wastes of the central Chinese hinterlands which have never yet been tamed to fruition, the dry uncultivated deserts of the South African veldt which have failed for millennia to feel the careful tending hands of the region’s multitudinous inhabitants – and of course, the arid sands of the hard-working Islamic world which has achieved so much in such a short time – with Western money and oil machinery.

    Every White man ever born hit the jackpot in the deranged lottery of life. What he has lost is almost beyond credence. Perhaps… Just perhaps… someone OTHER than White man himself is substantially responsible for his blinded, crippled, ignorant and dying state today.

  193. dina says:

    I cannot answer the question of how the Masters of Covid were able to do it.
    May I suggest an answer? There are two ways of achieving the result: 1. Corruption, 2. Intimidation. There are very few people capable of standing these two options

  194. Alfred says:
    @RoatanBill

    The earth, dirt at depth, is a good insulator. Molten steel or aluminum surrounded by an insulator will stay hot for a long time. I weld and know how long steel takes to cool off in free air.

    To me, it looks like several different explosives at different levels in the building. To cap it all, a nuclear explosion in the basement. The blast traveled up the lift shafts and blew off the top of the building. Your version, though feasible, would require many thousands of tons of explosives.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  195. @Alfred

    Show me where the radiation went and also why the explosion only went straight up and not out in a spherical shell. I’d believe a directed energy weapon that beams high energy particles at targets over seconds to minutes, but I see no evidence of a nuclear explosion.

    A member of the Bush family was in charge of security for the site. Tenants reported months of work going on that left cement dust all over their desks. The Israeli art students themselves issued a photo, the focus of which was to show how they had removed a window, but along the wall were cases of demolition fuses.

    The buildings were full of asbestos and would have cost more than they were worth to fix. The complex housed numerous gov’t facilities where evidence lay of the military’s decades of mismanagement to say the least and outright theft to be more accurate. Building 7 was the Navy’s back up site for their investigation of the missing $2 Trillion Rumsfeld announced on 9/10. The pentagon offices that were hit by a missile were the primary Navy site and were completely obliterated.

    9/11 served many interests, but the impetus was to cover up the theft of trillions of dollars by the DOD over decades.

  196. Skeptikal says:
    @BorisMay

    I think Gates’s parents might have a lot of control over him.

  197. Skeptikal says:
    @Dave Bowman

    Also, “I don’t know” is Idk, not IDK.

    Instead of giving out all of these instructions foolisholdman could have acted like a niceyoungergentleman and just answered the question.

    And he can show more consideration in the future.
    No need to Twit, Tweet, or Text here.

  198. @Avery

    Go back to first grade.

    • Replies: @Avery
  199. Avery says:
    @ivegotrythm

    {“Go back to first grade.”}

    Is that where you are currently stuck for the umpteenth year, poor fellow?

  200. Recent headline on Yahoo article. “Joe Biden’s approval rating hits highest level yet.” That says exactly nothing. What happened. Did it go from 10 percent to 12 percent? The last time his jet landed, he was greeted by exactly 12 people…

    • Agree: Kolya Krassotkin
  201. some_loon says:
    @Petermx

    Your ‘reply’ seems a total non sequiteur.
    Was it really meant for me?
    I do not get where your second sentence comes from. Care to explain?
    The rest seems to be a compare and contrast of some sort. I see a connection to current events, but not to anything in my comment.

  202. some_loon says:
    @Petermx

    Never mind my first reply. I thought you were responding to the other comment, about cashless society predictions. My mistake.
    I now kinda get the response, even if the particulars don’t really fit. Whatever. Thanks!

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