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[Excerpted from the latest Radio Derb, now available exclusively through VDARE.com]

See earlier: “They Want Us In Gulags” (That Includes Trump). Why VDARE.com Is Suing Facebook For Defamation

My phrase of the week: “The Garland Archipelago.” I have stolen it from the comment thread to a November 2nd article by Dan Gelernter at American Greatness.

The topic of the article is of course the appalling treatment of the January 6th protesters by the Washington, DC. Department of Corrections.

Watch Tucker Carlson interview Jan. 6 defense lawyer Joseph D. McBride [Tweet him] below:

And “Garland” there is U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, the nastiest piece of work to hold cabinet rank for many a long year.

Gelernter’s article is based on a long letter—over two thousand words—by Nathan DeGrave, one of the January 6th protesters now incarcerated in D.C. The letter describes conditions in the D.C. jail. It was published last week by DeGrave’s attorney. You can read it at the Conservative Treehouse blog An Alarming Letter From January 6 Protester Nathan DeGrave, From His Jail Cell in Washington DC, by Sundance, October 30, 2021.

Regime-supporting websites like DailyKos have pooh-poohed the claims made in the letter [Marjorie Taylor Greene Retweeted This Domestic Terrorist’s Whiny Complaint From Jail Because…, November 3, 2021] and I have no way of knowing what proportion of them are true. Even for a reader sympathetic to the protestors—a reader like me—some of the claims are eyebrow-raising.

For example, Nathan DeGrave writes, quote:

The guards are mostly liberal migrants from Africa who have been conditioned to hate us, and hate America.

I don’t have the slightest problem believing that one of the motivations for the persecution of these protestors is elite loathing of Badwhites. This is, after all, the Cold Civil War, Goodwhites versus Badwhites. If the Goodwhites could recruit black auxiliaries from Africa and condition them to torment Badwhite prisoners, I’m sure they would.

Have they, though? Why not just use black Americans, many of whom hate white people without any conditioning required? I have a fair experience of black Africans. They are much less anti-white in the generality than are black Americans.

Are there any public statistics on D.C. corrections officers? How many are immigrants from Africa?

So I have some reservations here. It can’t be denied, though, whatever the conditions in that jail are, that these protestors are still in jail after nine months or more without, in most cases, having been brought to trial: a gross violation of their right to a speedy and public trial, as promised by the Sixth Amendment.

And as Roger Kimball argued in a brilliant lecture at Hillsdale College on September 20th [The January 6 Insurrection Hoax] this fuss raised by the regime and its media shills over the January 6th so-called “insurrection” is of a pattern with the whole “Russian collusion” hoax of 2015–2020.

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The January 6th persecutions are, in other words, another high-level hoax. As with “Russian collusion,” harmless people guilty of, if anything at all, petty offenses like trespass, are having their lives destroyed, as Michael Flynn’s life was destroyed. And as with “Russian collusion,” persons with really serious offenses to answer for—James Comey, Michael Byrd—skip away free.

Also as with “Russian collusion,” reaction to the January 6th protest has been pumped full of hysteria by Regime spokesmen and their media allies. Thus the January protests were:

In this age we’re going through, a good part of the public sphere is dominated by these hoaxes and the accompanying hysteria.

I would add to the “Russian collusion” hoax and the “Insurrection” hoax a third one, although with a more fragmentary form: the periodic show trials in which non-elite whites are hit with extravagant charges on ambiguous evidence, then have their lives destroyed by highly questionable judicial proceedings.

James Fields, Michael Slager, and Derek Chauvin; none of them malicious psychopaths, but all portrayed as such for purposes of fortifying the Regime Narrative. The Brunswick Three and Kyle Rittenhouse will serve that same purpose, and their prospects of ever again enjoying freedom are surely not good.

What is it all about, this madness? Here are two perceptive observers to tell us.

Another lesson was perfectly expressed by Donald Trump when he reflected on the unremitting tsunami of hostility that he faced as President. “They’re after you,” he more than once told his supporters. “I’m just in the way.”

John Derbyshire [email him] writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him.) He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. He has had two books published by VDARE.com com: FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle) and FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT II: ESSAYS 2013.

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  1. Back in August 2020, Senator Rand Paul and his wife were mobbed in a Washington street after an RNC event. The FBI weren’t interested in finding the perpetrators.

    During the first week of riots that summer, according to Bill Barr at least 150 officers in DC were injured. No outcry about insurrection was heard, and no attempts by the FBI were made to put faces on the demonstrators.

    In contrast, right-leaning groups and individuals who demonstrated or defended themselves were given the Alinsky treatment. Personalized and targeted by the state for show trial.

    • Thanks: true.enough
  2. Hilarious.

    CIA, which created the notion of ‘conspiracy theory’ to discredit counter-narratives, is spreading the theory that Russkies are using brain waves to mess up globo-homo agents.

  3. g8way says:

    Morganthau Plan, Holodomor… the genocide of White America has barely even started, and the closest thing to resistance is a handful of LARPers and lots of halfwit online “dissident” wannabe philosophers, all of whose numbers are exceeded by Fed provocateurs.

    • Replies: @Richard B
  4. Exile says:

    Derb, Trump did nothing to help these people when he was still President or since – after he baited them to Washington with promises they could “stop the steal.”

    See his speech from that day:

    https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/11/full-transcript-donald-trump-january-6-incendiary-speech

    You have to show strength, and you have to be strong… We have come to demand that Congress do the right thing and only count the electors who have been lawfully slated, lawfully slated. I know that everyone here will soon be marching over to the Capitol building to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard…

    Together we are determined to defend and preserve government of the people, by the people and for the people…

    We fight like Hell and if you don’t fight like Hell, you’re not going to have a country any more…

    So we’re going to, we’re going to walk down Pennsylvania Avenue, I love Pennsylvania Avenue, and we’re going to the Capitol and we’re going to try and give … The Democrats are hopeless. They’re never voting for anything, not even one vote. But we’re going to try and give our Republicans, the weak ones, because the strong ones don’t need any of our help, we’re going to try and give them the kind of pride and boldness that they need to take back our country…

    So let’s walk down Pennsylvania Avenue…

    But “we” turned into “you” when things got rough. Trump started a barfight and ran out when punches started getting thrown, leaving his “buddies” in the lurch – again. It’s the story of his Presidency and his unfortunate supporters.

    He had plenty of time to pardon Jewish drug dealers and political fixers on his way out – no help for these prisoners though. His staff has been cooperating with “mop-up” efforts, FFS.

    Wake up, John. It’s an insult to these poor deluded patriots to lionize the man who helped put them in prison – who has done nothing to help them – in any article justly decrying their political imprisonment.

    • Thanks: Richard B
    • Replies: @Red Pill Angel
  5. roonaldo says:

    It’s about time we got tough on crime! We mustn’t allow parents to terrorize school board members by asking embarrassing questions. Nor can we tolerate subversives who endanger us all by refusing experimental inoculations that program our bodies to mass produce a friendly li’l ol’ covid spike protein.

    Shit, man! Enough’s enough! Lock ’em up and throw away the key–yee daddy, now yer talkin’! Aw hell, better yet, why don’t we jus’ turn the whole country into a jailhouse by not lettin’ ’em travel, work, buy food or get medical care!

    Shazam, lollapalooza, and whoopdy-do! And I know that Merrick Garland feller and them Sooweepreme Court folk will git ‘er done! Now ain’t we havin’ fun!

  6. First, they’ll ignore what’s going on in the DC Gulag. But the ice is starting to crack.

    So next they’ll try to diminish it. E.g. The DailyKos: “Whiny”? These people get more hideous by the day.

    Then, it’ll become a right wing meme, trope, “misinformation” or “conspiracy theory” about the conditions at the DC Gitmo.

    Finally, they’ll deal the race card: “Where was the right wing when Black men were being mistreated in prison all these years?” (In truth, leftists never cared much about conditions in prison, they were mainly focused on getting celebrity cop killers and such released altogether).

    • Replies: @Aleksander
  7. I have a fair experience of black Africans. They are much less anti-white in the generality than are black Americans.

    Are there any public statistics on D.C. corrections officers? How many are immigrants from Africa?

    The Americans abuse out of hatred, the Africans out of habit and the sheer fun of it. Don’t take it personally.

    What is it all about, this madness? Here are two perceptive observers to tell us.

    The first is Dan Gelernter…

    Who lost a hand to the Unabomber. Or Proto-Unabomber. We have a whole Administration of Unabombers now.

  8. anon[412] • Disclaimer says:

    All I have to say is save one bullet for yourself: you do not want them getting ahold of you alive.

  9. Wokechoke says:

    The jail system is Africa in America.

  10. JimDandy says:

    The juxtaposition of pics atop this article is sickening, in a way that’s hard to articulate. The monster Stalin was an archetypal thug strongman, one of the few who actually might have deserved the label “Toxic masculinity,” whereas Garland is such a weakfaced, cowardly, sneaky little sniveling vermin.

    • Replies: @Dr. Charles Fhandrich
  11. Mr Derbyshire juxtaposed the photo of Merrick Garland with that of Stalin.

    Maybe it would be more ethnically appropriate if he had juxtaposed Mr Garland’s photo with those of Genrikh Yagoda or Lazar Kaganovich.

    • Agree: Patrick in SC
    • Replies: @Dr. Krieger
  12. bonin41 says:

    Republicans are domestic terrorists. They should be incarcerated in the coldest parts of Alaska or Colorado.

    • Troll: Raches
  13. @JimDandy

    Joseph Stalin was the ultimate bureaucrat. He was never a “man of action” type. His evil genius was how he was able to maneuver inside the politics of Russia and later, the Soviet Union. He ruled by a kind of silent terror., eliminating friends and enemies alike. Loyalty meant nothing to him. A story is told that he was once having dinner with a group of communist big wigs. After a while, he announced that he had the soup of certain guests poisoned. A panic immediately arose and after a while, he started to laugh and say it was all a joke.

    • Agree: Verymuchalive
    • Replies: @JimDandy
  14. @Exile

    Agreed. The entire Trump presidency and his buddy Q were psyops to encourage his Badhuwite supporters to self-identify and then stick their necks out for convenient chopping. Trump was an actor they hired, and we fell for it. Where is he now? Golfing? He could at least help the DC political prisoners with some cash, but he hasn’t. He encouraged his adoring supporters to March to the Capitol for convenient harvesting, then left the scene. His job was done.

    • Thanks: Trinity
    • Replies: @Rich
    , @Anon
  15. Realist says:

    And “Garland” there is U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, the nastiest piece of work to hold cabinet rank for many a long year.

    That is for sure…his demeanor is so nasty and vile, one wants to beat him to the ground.

    As long as Whites allow the buggery…it will continue.

    • Replies: @dearieme
    , @Trinity
  16. Thank you for bringing the plight of these political prisoners up in this article, Mr. Derbyshire. A commenter on Peak Stupidity had linked me to that letter by Mr. DeGrave a few weeks back. The reason I had no response yet is that I think any real response from any of us falls under the realm of “terrorism” now. I’d have nothing to say that wouldn’t conclude that this ain’t gonna be fixed at the voting booth.

    We should not ignore this encroaching Totalitarianism brought to us by the same types as the Communists of old. I am not sure that the comment threads are the place to work out solutions, is all.

    As for the big trials going on, let’s support these people when and where we can – what the newest Charlottesville civil suit, the trial of the 3 Georgia men, and, most importantly, the Kyle Rittenhouse trial are about is explained in “Three trials for the purpose of crushing American resistance”.

    These American Communists don’t feel they have to be careful with their words anymore. They don’t hide behind the rule of law anymore. Let’s all get straight what Amendment II is REALLY about right now and remember that one paragraph by Mr. Solzhenitsyn – “Alexander Solzhenitsyn on Gulags and avoidance thereof”. (The one I mean is at the bottom in bold.)

  17. @Jon Halpenny

    Derby has an annoying blindspot regarding the JQ.

    I don’t blame him. People his age have been well conditioned to have that blindspot. Even an intelligent brain becomes ossified with age. Contra Mr. Sam Cooke – A change won’t t come.

  18. Every year I reread an anti-utopia novel, like 1984, Brave New World, Fahrenheit 451… Our perfect government masters do seem to be using them as instruction manuals.

    This year I’m rereading The Turner Diaries.

    And while we’re on the subject of evil persecutions,

    Free Assange!

  19. JimDandy says:
    @Dr. Charles Fhandrich

    Whereas Garland would have poisoned the soup and when fingers started pointing at him he would have gotten a stricken look on his face and said, “Who, little ol’ innocuous well-meaning me? The very IDEA that I, of all people, would EVER… oh, never mind, they’re dead.”

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  20. dearieme says:
    @Realist

    U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, the nastiest piece of work to hold cabinet rank for many a long year.

    Let me remind you that Mrs Clinton served as Secretary of State.

  21. @Patrick in SC

    Yep, Patrick,the ice is indeed starting to crack.

    An unnamed source now states the Simon Biles, the Olympic gymnast who withdrew from the Games this past summer, actually had a a coronavirus vaccine injury, not “her mental health issues.”

    Talk about a complete, utter MSM lie. They had to come up with something IMMEDIATELY to explain away her absence. A WALL of propaganda was produced in days. The Narrative had to be protected at all costs. Simon Biles having heart problems after get “the shot?” Every black person in American would have sworn off the “vaccine-poison-death-shot.” And many millions more.

    Do you see how far down the rabbit hole goes now?

    Man, oh man…

  22. Realist says:
    @dearieme

    Let me remind you that Mrs Clinton served as Secretary of State.

    That is true, and she ranks right up there. But I am quoting Derbyshire…you should be replying to him.

  23. Neither Trump nor elected P***y Republicans seem capable of aiding the J6 Patriots.

    Maybe the prisoners should all claim to be Jews or Israelis: that–and only that–usually lights a fire under the Elephant’s arse.

  24. @bonin41

    In light of all the shit that has occurred in this country since corn pop and the democrats got power, you are a real comedian not a fake one. In fact, I’m laughing as I write this.

  25. @Sick of Orcs

    Neither Trump nor elected P***y Republicans seem capable of aiding the J6 Patriots.

    “Capable?” Do you think they have the slightest interest in doing so, except maybe to throw a little red meat at the base? This developing Lubyanka Prison in D.C. is serious enough to go “nuclear” if they really cared, to for example to stop the normal process of the Congress by denying unanimous consent for everything and forcing votes. To get the word out on any platform that’ll listen. Although the history of the Deep State and the Congress tells us that would be quite risky.

    And it’s not that a bunch are merely indifferent to the plight of these political prisoners, a very large fraction of the GOPe is fully on board with this, just like they were for purging Trump from public life, they’re as much or more of the problem these prisoners were protesting about as are the Democrats.

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  26. DDearborn says:

    Hmmm

    Given that Garland is another in a long line of utterly despicable and evil dual citizen israel’s to infiltrate and infect the Federal Government no one should be the least bit surprised. After all, there is no more brutal, diabolical terrorist state on the planet than israel…And make no mistake, ultimately, this man works for Tel Aviv, not the American people…

  27. The whole democrat party and at least three quarters of the Republicans, could not care less about the abuse. They prove it every single day they do nothing about matters so abominable.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  28. SafeNow says:

    More significant even than the capitol intruders was the prosecution of that veteran who was on the sidewalk. The charges that he was a ringleader of extreme action were baseless, and eventually – – eventually – – he got the preposterous case dismissed. But he went bankrupt in the process. This was the Garland plan to use against parents. Lose the family home. A few dozen bankruptcies, and the whole country will shut up.

    This will be the turning point. When a few dozen people are prosecuted, not for trespassing, but merely for saying something, or for lawfully being someplace. The cost of defense is the weapon. I will add that part of the weapon is that one’s own defense attorney likely uses this case-management paradigm: complex, expensive, drawn-out and hostile.

    • Replies: @Thomasina
  29. One quandary I find myself repeatedly encountering is that on the one hand, one wants to consider carefully what one says. There are well-paid FBI informants, and they will be happy to lead you down the garden path.

    On the other, the net effect of that consideration is that we are intimidated into silence. Perhaps it’s best if we all shoot our mouths off. They can’t arrest all of us.

  30. On the British side of the Atlantic, it is always surprising that Americans charged with serious crimes, including murder and rape, can be released on bail before their trial. But it is even more surprising that this courtesy to people presumed innocent has been denied to the 1/6 trespassers, some of whom walked through doors held open by the Capitol police.

    Their treatment would be understandable if they really were subversives who had attempted a coup; but few of them, if any, can reasonably be described this way. The problem with the regime is that it believes its own propaganda.

  31. @Sick of Orcs

    They can’t arrest all of us.

    To the extent Stalin is a useful example, “If This Goes On—” they actually can. Or at least try.

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  32. @That Would Be Telling

    a very large fraction of the GOPe is fully on board with this

    It’s one thing to eff with Trump, another to go after citizens. Most readers here understand it’s a Uniparty; my surprise stems from open negligence of the elephant brand. Even the illusion of opposition to shitocrats is now apparently too much bother.

    • Replies: @That Would Be Telling
  33. @That Would Be Telling

    I believe you were answering 29. Colin Wright’s comment.

    I’ll just add: once this thing starts, it’s not going to stop until one side is dead.

    • Replies: @Sir Launcelot Canning
  34. As one would know from examining the legal lynching of the Holy Land Foundation charity and its leaders, with ‘evidence’ from anonymous Israeli ‘witnesses’ allowed and various other measures that would put a kangaroo court to shame, and the persecutions of Moslems after 9/11, with various suckers set up by the Justice Department and FBI, that allowing Zionazi Jews and their Sabbat Goy stooges to take over your ‘Justice’ Department is a very great mistake.
    The Zionazi dominance of the ‘Justice’ Department yeshiva is plain, and some or many of these creatures bring that Judaic vengefulness and rage so often noted throughout history. Garland will, no doubt, be intent on exacting vengeance for his humiliation by the Reptilians when they, hypocritically and odiously enough, thwarted his SCOTUS ambitions. The treatment of the January 6 patsies, so reminiscent of Israeli treatment of Palestinians, is a sign of things to come. We’re all Palestinians, now.

  35. @Sick of Orcs

    It’s one thing to eff with Trump, another to go after citizens.

    I’m personally convinced they see the two as being roughly equivalent, except Trump is a much more dangerous target, can or could effectively attack their status in a way this side of a preference cascade citizens can’t.

    Most readers here understand it’s a Uniparty; my surprise stems from open negligence of the elephant brand. Even the illusion of opposition to shitocrats is now apparently too much bother.

    Here again you’re assuming the GOPe side of the Uniparty doesn’t want to send a message to citizens of what will happen if we get too uppity. They certainly took part in punishing the country for our temerity in electing Trump. Twice….

    • Agree: Kolya Krassotkin
    • Thanks: Sick of Orcs
  36. @Sick of Orcs

    It has started. The other side knows it. I just wish more of our side did. And the killing has started – with Ashli Babbit.

    • Replies: @Sick of Orcs
  37. Richard B says:
    @g8way

    and the closest thing to resistance is a handful of LARPers and lots of halfwit online “dissident” wannabe philosophers

    Exactly!

  38. Trinity says:

    In all honestly I don’t know who I find more despicable, Donald Trump or Joe Biden. It is damn close for sure.

    Both families are really pieces of work. Look at that totally USELESS scumbag Hunter Biden and then look at that dolt Ivanka and the two “American Psycho” twins Eric and Don Jr. These are the “elites?” Elite what exactly?

    I wouldn’t cross the street to see any of these douchebags.

  39. @JimDandy

    He would probably have hissed that it was a ‘blood libel’.

  40. Thomasina says:
    @SafeNow

    Surely there must be some patriotic retired counsellors out there who would be willing to assist.

  41. Trinity says:

    But, but, but, Trump’s hands were tied. But, but, but, he would have and he could have if only……..

    IF IFS AND BUTS WERE CANDY AND NUTS WE WOULD ALL HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS.

    Fake ass NYC CON MAN. The dude went golfing with Bill Clinton and partied with Epstein and Maxwell. WAKE UP PEOPLE.

  42. @dearieme

    As for Attorney Generals, I’d put Eric Holder right up there when talking about nasty pieces of work.

    • Replies: @KenH
  43. @Colin Wright

    As I’ve written many a time, there’s great power in numbers. People seem to have yet to realize the situations in which “they can’t fire all of us”, “they can’t arrest all of us” (as you wrote), and “your calling us names is not intimidating anyone anymore”.

    • Agree: Colin Wright
    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  44. Dr. X says:
    @dearieme

    Not defending Garland here, but at least it can be said that he didn’t barbecue 80 people in Waco or bomb Belgrade… yet.

    • Thanks: Achmed E. Newman
    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  45. Anon[159] • Disclaimer says:

    It’s the Jews, stupid.

    • Thanks: Trinity
  46. KenH says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    As for Attorney Generals, I’d put Eric Holder right up there when talking about nasty pieces of work.

    I totally agree but was going to say that I’m not even sure Holder would be holding the Jan. 6th protesters without formal charges and without bail. No doubt he would not have been nice to them but I wonder if he would have gone as far as goy hating Jew like Garland.

  47. John:

    Rittenhouse is going to walk free of all the serious charges. This is an Agatha Christie mystery, with all the witnesses for the prosecution making the defense’s case. Half the time, Rittenhouse’s lead attorney looks like he is stifling a laugh at the prosecutor, who hasn’t got a case.

    Nor does the prosecution have a mob, as in the Chauvin trial. The black mobs, which are the only mobs anyone is really scared of, apparently regard this case as a conflict between two pieces of white trash. Plus, Kenosha probably does not have much in the way of consumer durables to loot anymore.

    • Replies: @That Would Be Telling
  48. I’d suggest the more likely comparator for Garland would be Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria, head of the NKVD, and famous for the expression, “Show me the man, and I’ll show you the crime.”

  49. @bonin41

    There are colder places in Wyoming. Why not make the Cheney ranch the first official camp of the American Gulag?

  50. Trinity says:
    @Realist

    It really is that simple. (((These people))) and their foot soldiers have ran roughshod over America for a long time unopposed basically, and especially since the end of WWII. It was taken up a notch in the Sixties, and then with each passing decade (((they PUSHED it))) more and more, gaining more and more ground with little or any significant resistance. It was AMPLIFIED more under Trump, “our” so called savior, the man who was going to MAGA but Trumpenstein’s agenda was to play good cop while he Made Israel Great Instead. He was the PRETEND antithesis of Obama and now this drooling pervert Biden, but WAIT, me thinks Trump & Company are Emanuel Goldsteins aka CONTROLLED OPPOSITION. “I wish her well” was Trump’s comment on Ghislane Maxwell.

    • Thanks: Realist
  51. Trinity says:

    One poster asked why weren’t photos of Genrikh Yagoda or Lazar Kaganovich used instead of Stalin, I think we have another writer who steer clears of the JQ here. As long as he doesn’t turn out as bad as Jared Taylor not to be confused with Jared of Subway. LMAO.

  52. @Henry Canaday

    Nor does the prosecution have a mob, as in the Chauvin trial.

    But they do have organized protesters at the courthouse every day, reminding the jurors a not guilty vote might result in direct action against them, and they know, are being reminded daily during the trial, that could get ultra violent. I mean, look at US home architecture vs. that in many other places with more violent histories, our houses are typically completely vulnerable to arson, which Rosenbaum wasn’t the only practitioner of. The dangers came up in jury selection, and the judge wasn’t exactly reassuring, I repeat, implicitly said his assassination was on the table.

  53. @The Alarmist

    Indeed, but to most people who won’t recognize a photo of Beria, his boss Stalin which “everyone” recognizes is a suitable stand in for what Stalin ordered, including through fellow Georgian Beria.

  54. @Achmed E. Newman

    ‘As I’ve written many a time, there’s great power in numbers. People seem to have yet to realize the situations in which “they can’t fire all of us”, “they can’t arrest all of us” (as you wrote), and “your calling us names is not intimidating anyone anymore”.’

    Indeed. But in at least the most visible way, people are still submitting. Most wear those annoying masks.

    What actually makes it worse is that many wear them — but with their nose uncovered. It becomes nothing more than a signal of submission at that point. I think we can’t really say we’re getting anywhere until the majority of people start refusing to wear those masks. Then the rebellion will have ceased to be furtive and will have come out into the open.

    We all need to do all we can — or at least all we dare. However pathetic, it’s better than nothing.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  55. @The Alarmist

    Genrikh Yagoda would be a better comparator than Beria. Mr Garland has something in common with Yagoda.

    • Thanks: Trinity
  56. Bert says:
    @bonin41

    No, Dry Tortugas would be better. Miserably hot all year. Sandflies are relentless. And there’s already a prison there, Fort Jefferson. Unfortunately it’s not large enough for all the Republicans, so some selectivity must be exercised.

  57. @Sir Launcelot Canning

    It’s war but still cold. If it were hot, Babbitt’s affirmative orc murderer would be in hiding before entering Witness Protection.

  58. KenH says:

    Garland is no mere “liberal”. Garland is a far left wing Jew who is weaponizing the DOJ to persecute any right of center persons or groups especially white people who don’t hate themselves or are perceived as “anti-semites”. This is especially odd considering that the Jan 6th protestors were supporting the most philo-semitic and pro-Israel president in U.S. history.

    Like his racial forbears in Bolshevik Russia Garland is transforming a state apparatus into a tool of white gentile suppression and pest control. His nefarious plan to use the FBI to harass and surveil parents who passionately oppose CRT at local school board meetings is proof positive.

    Garland is like having the stridently anti-white & anti-American ADL in the catbird seat at the DOJ.

    • Thanks: Jim H
  59. Rich says:
    @Red Pill Angel

    I’d say Trump was just an amateur at politics who had too many disloyal people around him. Flynn, or even Bannon, might have been able to get him through the sqamp, but Jared and Ivanka weren’t.

    • Replies: @Red Pill Angel
    , @Getaclue
  60. @Colin Wright

    Colin, regarding the face masks, I won’t SPAM you, but I’ll just point here to where I have, no exaggeration, around 50 posts on that business – Kung Flu Stupidity.

    Yes, the nose uncovered means the wearer is at least hip to that the whole thing is BS. Sure, many are just being submissive, but then there are places, such as airport terminals, in which it’s Feral Law. No doubt, though, if half the terminal took the masks off, and stood by each other on it, there’d be nothing that anyone would end up doing about it. The problem is the “standing by each other” part. People don’t realize the power they have.

    Your general point is something I agree with. You’ve gotta start somewhere, and if people can’t resist this thing that almost all know by know is for absolutely no point, what will they resist?

    I’ve been flouting this business since way back, often the only one in a big store without one on. Where I live, it seems to come in cycles, maybe 28 days?? My latest take from a couple of weeks back is here – Accessorize, accessorize, accessorize!

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  61. anarchyst says:
    @Colin Wright

    “And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say goodbye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling in terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand. The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin’s thirst; the cursed machine would have ground to a halt . . .”
    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago

    • Agree: Colin Wright
    • Thanks: Jim H
    • Replies: @beavertales
  62. @Achmed E. Newman

    ‘…I’ve been flouting this business since way back, often the only one in a big store without one on. Where I live, it seems to come in cycles, maybe 28 days?? My latest take from a couple of weeks back is here – ‘

    That sounds like me. What’s interesting is how mask adherence varies not just by political alignment, but also by the size of the community and the type of business. For example, nobody wears them in gun stores. Adherence varies in the local farmers’ coop. In Costco, fellow non-maskers are few and far between. Here, most wear masks — but few care if you don’t. Over in Eugene, it’s mask worship — except for gun stores. Down the road in seriously small towns, nobody bothers.

    We all do what we can. Throughout, I’ve always made them personally, directly tell me to put on my mask. It’s not much, but it’s better than just willing submission.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  63. @Rich

    “I’d say Trump was just an amateur at politics who had too many disloyal people around him.”

    In my less paranoid moments I would agree, and I truly hope you’re right. My gut tells me he was a pawn, whether witting or unwitting, yes, probably the latter but nothing’s off the table. A good talker who said exactly the right things but couldn’t follow up, for whatever reason. He certainly sounded sincere, but why did he surround himself with so many people who worked against him?

  64. @Colin Wright

    We all do what we can. Throughout, I’ve always made them personally, directly tell me to put on my mask. It’s not much, but it’s better than just willing submission.

    Indeed, Colin. I am a family man, so I won’t go as far as getting dragged out of the store by the cops. However, have just blown them off occasionally. “Hey, do you need a mask?” asked the grocery store employee at the entrance, who used to be tasked with wiping off all the buggies and baskets. “No thanks.” I go and just keep on walking …

    • Agree: Colin Wright
  65. dearieme says:

    Just in case nobody has said it: The Garland Archipelago is a magnificent joke.

  66. Getaclue says:
    @Rich

    That and more — look up Wilbur Ross — he was a Rothschild agent his whole life and has been tending to Trump and his various disasters for decades, appointed immediately to high office when Trump got in —

    Seems Trump was always in the Rothschild “pocket” (his daughter dated one b4 Jared) if controlled opposition was needed and then it was finally time to play him. How do we know this? LOL — his appointments of his “Enemies” — his service as the best President Israel ever had….– Trump left decent citizens in much, much worse position upon his departure than they were befor him — he knew the Election would be “stolen” and basically did nothing but whine after the fact (did he even want to win knowing the designated Dementia fall guy for the economy implosion was selected to replace him? I don’t think he actually did want to be the Fall Guy that Biden is definitely going to be as everything craters in the next 3 years….) — he appointed Chris Wray? — The Vx “Warp Speed” bs — it was all already patented and ready for roll out…so much obvious bs

    Trump has some \$250 Million in donations as to “Election Integrity” that have not been spent and lots of other “Donation Money” tucked away — seems Jared has a stash of it off shore somewhere from what I’ve read, I mean the guy is a world class con artist anyone who has seen the Wrestling videos of him knows he is an actor and bs artist extraordinaire, a natural….– Trump accomplished what Hillary Clinton could never have pulled off for his benefactors the Rothschilds et al…As the Mafia knows– way easier to have someone you “trust” put the knife in your back than anyone else….

  67. These are the surnames of the 109 DC Department of Corrections employees whose surnames begin with A and whose job is ” CORRECTIONAL OFFICER”.
    The first 86 are African surnames. The remaining 23 are not.
    Breakdown= 79% African/21% Not African
    (Non-African contained one individual whose Facebook page indicates his education was in a university in Haiti and one whose surname is far more prevalent in Jamaica than in the U.S.)
    Data Source:
    DC.gov • Department of Human Resources
    Public Body Employee Information as of September 30, 2021

    [MORE]

    https://dchr.dc.gov/public-employee-salary-information
    Abdul
    Abdullah
    Abiola
    Abosede
    Aburo
    Acha
    Adams
    Adams
    Adams
    Adebayo
    Adebiyi
    Adedeji
    Adegbite
    Adegbule
    Adegbule
    Adelowo
    Ademiluyi
    Adeniji
    Adenuga
    Adepoju
    Aderinkola
    Adesuyi
    Adewumi
    Adewuyi
    adeyemi
    Adeyinka
    Adiele
    Adjanla
    Adrien
    Agbara
    Agbornkie
    Agormeda
    Agyekum
    Aiyeyemi
    Ajango
    Ajayi
    Ajugonyi
    Akaigwe
    AKANBI
    Akaragwe
    Akindunni
    Akinmayowa
    Akinsanya
    Akinseye
    AKINTOLU
    Akobundu
    akobundu
    Akpan
    Akpobasa
    Alaguitouni
    ALALE
    Alale
    Alebiosu
    Alexander
    Alexander
    Alexander
    Alexander
    Alfaro
    Allen
    Allen
    Allen
    Allen
    Allen
    Allen
    Allen
    Allen
    Allen
    Almonor
    ALSTON
    Alston
    Amaefule
    Amando
    Amegnran
    Amir
    Amobi
    Amponsah
    Anane
    Anani
    Anderson
    Andrews
    Animasaun
    Annan
    Ansari
    Antwine
    Anyaibe
    Anyanwu
    Anyanwu
    APAU
    Apena
    Archer
    Arinze
    Armstead
    Armstrong
    Armstrong
    Aryee
    Asante-Gyimah
    Asekomhe
    Ashiamah
    Ashmeade
    Ashton
    Ashubiojo
    ASOGWA
    Ataiyero
    Atsyor-Sorwannii
    Austin
    Austin
    Awasoh
    Awasum
    Awodiya
    Ayaane
    ayanwale
    AYODEJI
    Ayodele
    Ayodele
    Ayodele
    Ayoola
    Ayuk
    Azubike

  68. Off topic

    John

    So genius quantum computing theorist Ewin Tang is really a guy…not a she….

  69. @War for Blair Mountain

    Well, you know John, it kind of makes some sense…after all he-she Tang wrote his phd thesis under someone who attempted to castrate himself as a teenager….and as an adult in his quantum computing blog expresses over-top-vicious-hatred towards the Native White Working Class…but even this freak is getting upset about wokeness….the creepy world of Scott Aaronson…..Tang and Aaronson…an approximate creepy homomorphism…

  70. I have a fair experience of black Africans. They are much less anti-white in the generality than are black Americans.

    That’s exactly true (you might be said to have understated it slightly, even), and the only thing it can point to is, if you ask me, that American blacks have been conditioned over the decades to make them loathe Caucasians (certainly they haven’t been conditioned to loathe every group having white, or non-black, skin).

  71. MEH 0910 says:

  72. @anarchyst

    Getting pretty tired of this quote.

    “What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say goodbye to his family? ”

    War between the dissidents and the security forces is exactly what the string-pullers behind the curtains want. “Let’s you and him fight”.

    Only feds talk like that. They want casus belli to go full ‘Dirty War’, and their masters would be rubbing their hands with glee behind the scenes.

  73. @Dr. X

    Not defending Garland here, but at least it can be said that he didn’t barbecue 80 people in Waco or bomb Belgrade… yet.

    Or get Kadafi (sp?) overthrown and sodomized after he gave up his nuke ambitions.

  74. @Priss Factor

    Russians are coming.

    https://edition.cnn.com/2021/08/24/politics/kamala-harris-vietnam/index.html

    Possible Havana syndrome incident delayed Harris flight to Vietnam

  75. Anon[336] • Disclaimer says:
    @Red Pill Angel

    He encouraged his adoring supporters to March to the Capitol for convenient harvesting, then left the scene. His job was done.

    Yeah man, you nailed it.

    I thought most would have figured it out when he told ‘The Scorpion & The Frog’ story over and over and over again at his rallies.

    He was literally TELLING THEM, for god’s sake – with his dual citizen daughter & son-in-law playing his spawn.

    *Spoiler*: He was the scorpion [with bad hair plugs].

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