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He was the 21st century’s most accomplished military leader—and a deeply spiritual man. Before they killed him, they didn’t even want you to know his name. After martyring him, they realized their mistake—and pulled out all the stops to stop you from finding out that he was a great man, a modern-day Che Guevara.

An unprecedented wave of censorship has crashed down on millions of people posting pro-Soleimani messages and images on social media. There has never before been a mass silencing like this. The hundreds of millions of Iranians, Iraqis, Lebanese, Syrians, Yemenis, and others from all over the world who mourn the world’s all-time greatest anti-terrorist fighter have had their free speech crushed by Zionist-instigated censorship led by Netanyahu’s buddy Mark Zuckerberg, who owns Facebook (2.2 billion users worldwide) and Instagram (800 million users). Though there is no way of knowing precisely how many social media postings have been erased by the censors, a best-guess estimate would run well into the double-digit millions. (We should, of course, include in that total all of the re-postings and sharings that would have happened had each original post not been nuked—in which case the grand total might enter the triple-digit millions, making this by far the biggest single censorship campaign ever.)

Even neutral journalistic reports on Soleimani have fallen to the censor’s bloody axe. The International Federation of Journalists reports that “accounts of Iranian newspapers and news agencies have now been removed” (from Instagram). Merely sharing a picture of Soleimani, or a link to a news account, can get you banned or censored.

My own Facebook page, featuring the maximum allowable 5,000 friends, maintained in good standing for more than a decade, was permanently removed because I posted a pro-Soleimani statement and image. Similar if less draconian assaults have annihilated the free speech of many of my American, Canadian, and European friends and acquaintances. The Zionist social media moguls whimper about how they have to follow Trump’s insane definition of who is a terrorist. CNN reported Facebook’s lame excuse for Soleimani censorship: “As part of its compliance with US law, the Facebook spokesperson said the company removes accounts run by or on behalf of sanctioned people and organizations.”

My former Facebook account wasn’t run by or on behalf of anyone other than myself. The First Amendment supposedly protects those of us whose opinions differ from those of our government. Pompeo thinks Soleimani was a terrorist; I think he was a counter-terrorist. I have a right to say so, and explain why. The Zionist-run Treasury Department’s sanctions on Soleimani should not eliminate my right to express a dissenting view.

The outrageous Soleimani-censorship overreach raises an important question: Why are the billionaire Zionists and CIA Mockingbird stooges who own our media panicking about the worldwide outpouring of love for the martyred General? Why have they tried to hide it by launching the biggest censorship campaign in world history? What is that they don’t want you to know?

General Qassem Soleimani is the man most responsible for the defeat of ISIS. Gen. Soleimani, not the hated Americans (the creators and sponsors of ISIS) trained the troops who defeated the takfiri headchoppers in Iraq. Gen. Soleimani, not the Russians, inspired and coordinated the alliance of ground forces that helped Damascus defeat the terrorist regime-change mercenaries in Syria.

General Soleimani also deserves a major share of the credit for helping Lebanon defeat the Israeli terrorist invaders in 2006—and stave off further invasion attempts since then. Gen. Soleimani’s Axis of Resistance has prevented Netanyahu from achieving his Greater Israel project and stealing all the land between the Nile and the Euphrates. Gen. Soleimani’s Axis of Resistance stymied the conquest of “seven countries in five years”—the secret goal of the 9/11 plotters, as revealed by whistleblower Gen. Wesley Clark. Gen. Soleimani and his Axis of Resistance has helped inspire Yemen’s victory over Saudi Arabia’s attempted conquest and colonization.

In short, General Soleimani, during his lifetime, laid the groundwork for the coming victory over the real Axis of Evil in the Muslim East: the alliance of the genocidal Zionists of Occupied Palestine with the playboy billionaire oil sheikhs of Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf. That Axis of Evil was responsible for the 9/11 false flag operation and the wars that followed, which have killed 27 million innocent people and triggered a refugee invasion of Europe. The Saudi-Zionist Axis of Evil is responsible for most of the world’s human trafficking, child slavery, organ trafficking, and much more. It plays a major role in propping up the neoliberal order, based on petrodollar usury, that has systematically impoverished most of the world’s population while funneling almost all wealth to a handful of billionaires and trillionaires.

So why isn’t Gen. Soleimani as beloved in the West as Che Guevara? After all, just as you don’t have to fully agree with Che’s communist ideology to admire his noble spirit of self-sacrifice in the quest for justice, likewise you need not fully agree with Gen. Soleimani’s Islamic republican ideology, and the Islamic liberation theology upon which it is based, to appreciate that, like Che, the great General Soleimani was an uncommonly pure-hearted and noble warrior who knew he would almost certainly be martyred by the forces of evil, but chose that path knowing that such martyrdom is the most illustrious of all possible deaths.

Gen. Soleimani, like Che, fought for the weak, the downtrodden, the wretched of the earth. Islamic liberation theology has a word for oppressed people: “al mustad’afin,” a Qur’anic term. Islam calls on all Muslims to rise up and defend the weak against oppression (dhulm). That’s why Gen. Soleimani, and his commander-in-chief, the Supreme Leader of Iran, the Rahbar Sayyid Ali Khamenei, campaigned to save the Christians and Zoroastrians of Iraq and Syria from ISIS. That’s why they campaigned to save the Palestinians from Zionist genocide. That’s why together with Hezbollah they campaigned to save the people of Lebanon, especially the relatively poor and powerless southerners, from Zionist invaders. That’s why they have helped the Yemeni Ansarullah forces in their David-vs.-Goliath struggle against Saudi Arabia. And that’s why they have forged alliances between the Mideast-based Axis of Resistance and other forces fighting oppression all over the world—including the spiritual descendants of Che Guevara in Latin America.

Why hasn’t Gen. Soleimani—already bigger than Che and Malcolm X put together in the Muslim East—yet achieved Che’s iconic status in the West? One reason is that he died less than a month ago. Che didn’t become an icon overnight. When he was murdered by the CIA on October 9, 1967, Che Guevara was on his way to oblivion…or so his murderers thought:

“Fifty years ago, US officials…considered the capture and execution of Che Guevara as arguably the most important victory of the United States over Cuba and Latin America’s militant left during the era of US intervention and counterinsurgency warfare in the 1960s.” (Source: “The Death of Che Guevara Declassified: A top-secret CIA memo shows that US officials considered his execution a crucial victory—but they were mistaken in believing Che’s ideas could be buried along with his body.”)

In 1967, Che was mourned in Cuba, Russia, and China—though not nearly as intensely and effusively as Gen. Soleimani is now mourned in Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and other Muslim-majority countries. But in the West of 1967, it was only the Communist fringe that cared about Che’s death. The mainstream media, though somewhat less controlled then than it is now, certainly didn’t do the make-Che-famous movement any favors. But despite MSM censorship, people gradually figured out that Che was a hero, and his CIA killers were scumbags—rather in the same way that they have more recently figured out that Jeffrey Epstein didn’t kill himself.

Despite the partial collapse of MSM authority, Big Brother hasn’t given up. Today the mainstream media, which like social media is largely owned and operated by Zionists, is endlessly repeating Pavlovian anti-Soleimani talking points. Republicans absurdly call Soleimani a “terrorist” (when in fact he was the greatest anti-terrorist campaigner of the century). In apparent contrast, Democrats always make a point of repeating the obligatory Zionist-scripted disclaimer, “He was not a good man, but…” All of this is designed to maintain an Overton window that excludes any positive evaluation of Soleimani and his momentously inspiring legacy.

Even the hardcore anti-war-on-Iran left wingers seemingly feel obliged to avoid saying nice things about Soleimani and the Islamic Republic of Iran. (Maybe because they too, like the mainstream media, are overrun with “soft Zionists”?)

On January 25 I attended a No War on Iran demonstration in Madison, Wisconsin—one of over a hundred worldwide. The local organizers were a coalition of leftist groups. Though most of what the speakers had to say was relatively sane, at least in contrast with mainstream discourse, not a single positive word about Soleimani was spoken from the podium. One speaker even intoned “We do not support the government of Iran!” I immediately heckled him: “Yes we do!” eliciting a mixed response from the crowd. (A couple of organizers scowled while two others approached me whispering, “You’re right,” explaining that they were from Group X, the People’s Front of Judea, which realized Iran’s government was protecting its people from neoliberal capitalism; whereas the speaker was a member of Group Y, the Judean People’s Front, supporters of color revolutions. I made a mental note to side with the People’s Front of Judea against the Judean People’s Front if it ever came down to a street brawl.)

Since the left wing hates Trump, theoretically they ought to love Trump’s nemesis, Islamic Iran. (“The enemy of my enemy” and all that.) What’s more, Iran is the most successful socialist country this side of China. What’s a leftist not to love?

The answer, in one word: religion. Iran’s socialism, like its “protect the weak, fight the oppressors” foreign policy, is guided by Islamic principles. What’s more, the Iranian system of government is a theocracy, at least in Peter Simpson’s sense of that loaded term. Simpson explains that theocracy does not mean absolute rule by a religious group; instead, it simply refers to a political system, like almost all pre-19th century political systems, in which the worldly power (king, oligarchs, senators, etc.) is balanced by a spiritual power (the church, ulama’, etc.) Simpson persuasively argues that theocracy is a better system and tends to produce a more just, equitable, and free society than modern “secular liberal” systems, which are in reality tyrannical oligarchies in disguise.

The Islamic Republic of Iran comprises both a secular worldly power (the elected parliament and president, regional and local officials, the regular Iranian military) and a spiritual power (the Supreme Leader and associated Council of Experts and religious officials, the religious scholars in general, the Revolutionary Guard, the Basij volunteer force). All these forces work together, sometimes clumsily, sometimes harmoniously, in an amazingly intricate system of checks and balances. The net result is a uniquely free society, vastly more free than anything in today’s West. What I mean by that is that the Overton Window is wider, by orders of magnitude, in Iran than in the USA or any other Western country. The debates you’ll hear in Iran, on the streets, in taxis, among religious scholars in Qom and Mashhad, in the universities (where more than a few spoiled middle class kids have no idea how lucky they are), on television (where Nader Talebzadeh’s show puts American talk-TV to shame) and of course at New Horizon conferences, all points ineluctably to one conclusion: America’s leading Catholic intellectual E. Michael Jones is right when he calls Tehran “the capital of the free world.”

Do Iranians have anything valid to complain about? Sure: the traffic. It seems like just about everybody in Tehran can afford a car. Suffering under the most brutal sanctions in history, the Islamic Republic of Iran has learned to manufacture its own automobiles and to put its own satellites into space. On my annual visits since 2013 I have witnessed what appears to be a shockingly vibrant economy—lots of construction, impressive infrastructure, the aforementioned glut of private automobiles, cutting-edge science and research parks where sanctioned medical equipment is being built—and other signs of economic activity comparable to booming Turkey and light-years ahead of un-sanctioned, heavily-aided-by-the-West Morocco. Iran has beaten the sanctions through its resistance economy: “Instead of buying it from the West, let’s just build it ourselves.”

And then there is the Iranian film industry. Operating on ridiculously low budgets compared to Hollywood or even Bollywood, Iranian movies are generally of considerably higher esthetic and spiritual quality than American or Indian commercial fare. That’s partly because the society that makes those movies has remained human, while the ultra-capitalist hyper-materialist USA (and for that matter urban India) produce films whose main purpose is to make money by appealing to the lowest common denominator, to vice rather than virtue.

The purveyors of vice are spending billions of dollars beaming pornography, hyper-commercialism, and other forms of destructive propaganda into Iran, targeting young people in hopes of injecting and infecting them with decadent and degenerate Western values. A veritable army of US-backed Zionist-backed MEK bombers and bloodspillers (the MEK is a terrorist cult that combines the worst features of the Moonies and ISIS) is hard at work blowing up Iranians in mosques and markets. At last count nearly 20,000 innocent Iranians had been killed in bombings and massacres by the MEK and related forces.

The MEK is universally hated in Iran. Gen. Soleimani was almost universally loved. The Trump Administration’s decision to formalize an alliance with the former, while martyring the latter, may be the most tragicomically inept hearts-and-minds campaign ever. Its reverberations will spill over beyond Iran, where the entire population’s mourning for Soleimani has united the country as never before, to Iraq, where it has also united the people—in fierce resolution to expel the American occupation forces. Syria, too, mourns Gen. Soleimani and hates America all the more for his murder. As all of these countries (and sympathizers elsewhere) mobilize for “Soleimani’s revenge”—the complete expulsion of all Americans and Zionists from the region—General Qassem Soleimani will gradually rise to the status of the 21st century Che Guevara in the global imagination.

In the end, there will, however, be one highly significant difference between the legacies of Che and Soleimani. At least for the foreseeable future, Che will remain a beautiful loser…whereas General Qassem Soleimani is going to win.

 
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  1. sarz says:

    Nice tribute, Kevin. Thanks.

    • Agree: JamesinNM, Moi
    • Replies: @Saverio
  2. The other story is the response of America to the assassination of a world leader. In a word…jubilation. The one thing that can unite both sides of a polarized America is assassination. Or, war. America loves a bloody sadistic assassination. Be it the drama of Bin Laden or General Soleimani. America is a bloodthirsty nation.

    It does not matter who is president the bombs on innocent populations and the destruction of foreign countries by the American military continues. Obama/Bush/Trump one blatant liar with his weapons of mass destruction, one a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and one who campaigned on bringing the troops home all do the exact same thing… they bomb and they drone countries in the Middle East.

    It is the American hobby. It is an American pastime. It is what we love to do. Our military budget is insane and no one bats an eye.

    So of course, we would kill this great man, Soleimani. And, of course your FB account would be deleted if you spoke well of the assassinated general. We are killers, we are proud to be killers, and we assassinate with impunity. We are a sick nation covered in the blood of our own hubris.

  3. Anonymous[321] • Disclaimer says:

    Sadly most “freedom fighters” are race cucks, as are most deeply religious people. People like Che Guevara and Soleimani by the sounds of it are the sorts who would lend their support to violent, anti-white groups like “Black Lives Matter” and support mass immigration of “refugees” into Western Europe.

    I’m not saying these people don’t have some virtues, but their aims rarely align with those of white ethnic nationalists, quite the opposite usually.

  4. While I agree, generally speaking, with this article, I believe there are some “errors” in it.
    For example:
    – Che supported a Marxist ideology. Marxism is Judeo-Bolshevism or, the Jewish version of socialism.
    – Che was very uncomplimentary toward Blacks, and even native Indians.
    – Both of the above are representative of the Zionist mindset, which defines its own commune. Therefore, Che can be lionized and profits made from t-shirts and other meaningless crap.

    – The so-called “refugee crisis” has been manufactured and funded by people like George Soros.
    – The “crisis” was not started by events in Syria, rather the assassination of Qaddafi in Libya. Qaddafi was the plug in the dike preventing the flow from sub-Saharan migrants, paying thousands to get on boats in Libya with their cell phones, to be ferried across the Mediterranean.
    – “Refugees” flowing in from Afghanistan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Iran, etc. have nothing to do with Soleimani’s Axis of Resistance. They are economic migrants.

    • Replies: @getaclue
    , @Hans Vogel
  5. truthman says:

    Of course if there were no US instigated wars in the middle east to begin with, there would be no need for “refugees” or excuses for them to come to Europe.

    • Replies: @Bookish1
  6. lloyd says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    Che Guevara predated the anti white era. He wanted justice for all the poor in the world. If he was still alive, he might be like that. But I suspect half hearted. I really don’t think Soleimani supported Black Lives Matter except in the sense they do. I imagine he was fighting for the right of return of all refugees to their home lands. Iranians are white people. Soeimani tried to work with America to eliminate ISIS and terrorism. His assassination is as shocking as the assassinations of Americans who didn’t do Zionists’ bidding. Reading Ron Unz, they seem quite a few. Zionists kill the best.

  7. @Anonymous

    You are right that the Islamic liberation theology folks in Iran and the rest of the Axis of Resistance are not ethnic nationalists. But they are very much open to respectful dialogue with the European New Right, and agree that the ENR and the alt-right in general have strong arguments that are being censored and suppressed in the West. I have met and conversed with many ENR and alt right types at conferences in Iran, among them the fascinating Alexander Dugin. If you are an alt-right European ethno-nationalist and are invited to a conference in Iran, you will get a respectful and sympathetic hearing, and your hosts will fully agree with your anti-Zionism and your advocacy of traditional values. You’ll be invited to speak at universities and think tanks, and generally treated as a visiting celebrity.

    Compare that to the way you’re treated back home, and you’ll begin to understand why E. Michael Jones calls Tehran “the capital of the free world.”

    • Agree: AnonStarter, Richard B
    • Replies: @Wally
    , @BDS Always
  8. Kirt says:

    I agree with the very favorable assessment of Soleimani and I am not a fan of Che. I’d more compare Soleimani to Massoud. Also, neither China nor Iran are socialist in any meaningful sense. I hope that Soleimani will have a suitable successor to continue the liberation of the Middle East from the control of the US, Israel and SA and their terrorist proxies.

  9. I regret to say that I do not remember where I came across this very interesting letter. I think it must rank as a game-changer or at least as an account of a game-changer. Its contents certainly explain the extraordinarily quiet US reaction to the Iranian raid on their bases in Iraq on the 8th. It seems difficult to see (at least to me) how the US can stay in the ME after this: https://static.hypercomments.com/data/images2/9483823/1579175432328668.

    Last night I posted this in the correspondence on as many relevant articles I could find in yahoo.uk and within an hour or so all the articles disappeared.

  10. Anon[112] • Disclaimer says:

    It is easy to attack the US from the peanut gallery about this assassination, but the fact is that Suleimani has been funding and helping to lead/train crazy terrorist militias all over the region, who have been murdering countless people and maintaining instability in hopes of a future in which their country can assume power over the Middle East.

    I’m sorry, but when the right, left, and center admit that he is a bad guy, he probably is. The Left would love to attack the US harder, and undermine confidence and patriotism more. This is their bread and butter. But they can’t, because every decent ME expert knows that the region is threatened by Iran, as is Israel.

    There is little evidence that Israel plans to conquer the land that its enemies claim it will, and the claim, from the Gideon Polya link, of 27 million Americans dying “as a result of” the US wars in the Middle East is transparent nonsense. Add onto that, the Israel-9/11 conspiracy stuff, and I can’t take this article too seriously.

    I also would prefer that the US had never been involved in the ME. But I am not sure that withdrawing is the lesser of the two evils. I still am tired of it, and would choose to withdraw. But I am not going to easily believe that this assassination is due to some sort of great evil in the American Empire.

  11. B says:

    Great article. Very complete. There is only one problem. The zionazis have already won. We are all living in 1984 even if most dont realize it

  12. getaclue says:
    @Curmudgeon

    You hit it! When I saw “a modern-day Che Guevara” — I thought Hmmm He says that like it’s a good thing….Che was a Mass Murderer who loved to shoot people in firing squads–even children from what I’ve read as to him. He killed many Christians just because “revolution” — he was a vicious Stalinist and I also have read that he was quite the Racist when it came to black people, there are some incredibly racist quotes out there by him, he put gay people into forced labor camps for that reason only…– finally he got his in Bolivia by his own preferred method of murder, he was no loss to the Planet from what I can see, his buddy Castro lived like a King and put away something like a 100 Million in his hidden life of luxury– well hidden from the peons, another great “hero”?….– to use him in an intro like that really takes away from your credibility (as to any one who is clued into reality as to him would feel, not so much the “Che lovers”….) in promoting your Iranian Muslim hero, makes one wonder if the “hero” worship offered him might be a bit off too?….

    https://www.foxnews.com/politics/5-inconvenient-truths-about-che-guevara

    https://www.therealcuba.com/?page_id=32

    • Agree: Bill Jones, sayless
    • Troll: vot tak
    • Replies: @Wally
    , @Thekid
    , @Curmudgeon
  13. Parfois1 says:

    A veritable tour de force and great eulogy to the slain soldier. Yes, he may become the symbol of resistance for generations to come. Salve Soleimani!

  14. @Anon

    As we say in England “That’s a load of Bollocks,”
    Bollocks to that (= that’s nonsense)!
    Bollock (=Testicles)!
    Bollocks (=Hasbara mis-info)!

    Syrian War Lies and the Greater Israel Project.
    Don’t forget that American Zionist Neo-Cons wrote the plan for the US and Israel to redraw the map of the Middle East that started this mess.

    The plan came from a group named the “Project For A New American Century” founded by American Jews Robert Kagan and William Kristol in a paper called, “A Clean Break,” written for Netanyahu in 1996.

    Other members of the group of American Israeli firsters included Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, and Jeb Bush among others and supported by a whole bunch of committed Zionists like John Bolton, Richard Perle, and Paul Wolfowitz that ended up in Bush Administration.

    The plan called for regime change in 7 countries including Iraq, Iran and Syria and “Full Spectrum Dominance” over the entire Middle East. It is an updated version of Oded Yinon’s 1982 plan to vastly expand Israel’s borders in accordance with the “Greater Israel Project”, Something else the media won’t talk about.
    http://themillenniumreport.com/2018/04/syrian-war-lies-and-the-greater-israel-project/

    • Agree: flashlight joe, Lurker
  15. swamped says:

    “Iran, where the entire population’s mourning for Soleimani has united the country as never before, to Iraq, where it has also united the people…Syria, too, mourns Gen. Soleimani and hates America all the more for his murder. As all of these countries [all THREE of them] (and sympathizers elsewhere[i.e.assorted rebels & delinquents]) mobilize for ‘Soleimani’s revenge'[is that like Montezuma’s revenge?]—the complete expulsion of all Americans and Zionists from the region—General Qassem Soleimani will gradually rise to the status of the 21st century Che Guevara in the global imagination”…which is about the only place any of this will happen ’cause it sure enough ain’t gonna’ happen in the real world. Syria & Iraq have all they can do just to try to hold themselves together as they’re more disunited than they have ever been & Iran itself is teetering on the brink of major upheaval. None of them are in any position for a frontal attack on America & Israel practically, whatever the merits of such a project in the fantastical armchair jihadist imagination. The assassination of Soleimani was wrongful because, as with any other, it was an assassination & extra-judicial murder is always wrong; not because it was Soleimani. Start there.

  16. Miller89 says:

    LOLOLOLOL

    Thanks for the laugh….Che, really?

    Have you considered doing stand-up comedy? I haven’t read anything this satirical in years! Not even the Communist Manifesto was this laughable.

    Again, great comedy

    • Agree: Hossein, Dannyboy
    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
    , @padre
    , @MLK
  17. Sean says:

    Iranian system of government is a theocracy, at least in Peter Simpson’s sense of that loaded term. Simpson explains that theocracy does not mean absolute rule by a religious group; instead, it simply refers to a political system, like almost all pre-19th century political systems, in which the worldly power (king, oligarchs, senators, etc.) is balanced by a spiritual power (the church, ulama’, etc.) Simpson persuasively argues that theocracy is a better system and tends to produce a more just, equitable, and free society than modern “secular liberal” systems, which are in reality tyrannical oligarchies in disguise.

    Son of a peasant, Soleimani took up weight training then made the army his career. He was the most popular person in his country because he was a killer. Iran is a bit like Texas.

    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
    , @Mike P
  18. Well, to be fair, they also seem to be censoring the massive outpouring of world solidarity for Mike D’Andrea.

    • LOL: bluedog
  19. @Sean

    Iran may be like Texas in admiring its military heroes. But it is the opposite in one very important respect: Texans’ military heroes are aggressors and oppressors, thieves and plunderers and rapists—in other words, just glorified bandits.

    Iran hasn’t attacked another country in centuries. Its military ethos is about 1) self-defense against aggressors, and 2) defending the weak and oppressed.

    • Disagree: RichardTaylor
  20. Mike P says:
    @Sean

    Son of a peasant, Soleimani took up weight training then made the army his career. He was the most popular person in his country because he was a killer.

    In what parallel universe do you rise to the top in the military profession simply by being a killer? Well, maybe in the one known as ZUSA, what with its disgraceful fake heroes like General Betray-us, and in that dung heap known as Israel; so, your confusion may be understandable. In real countries, however, top military commanders are marked by intelligence, integrity, and courage.

    Soleimani had these traits in spades; he therefore was very good at his job, and therefore he was popular. It was also for this reason that he was singled out for assassination.

    • Agree: Robjil
  21. Sean says:

    Trump did not retaliate to the proven Iranian limpet mine attacks oil on tankers in the Gulf, the shooting down of a US surveillance drone. and the guided missile attack on two key Saudi oil facilities that had an appreciable effect in decreasing the world’s oil supply

    In the aftermath of all that, and then an assault on the the US embassy in Baghdad, Soleimani flew into the airport like he hadn’t a care in the world. Iran’s Chuck Norris counted on America to remain passive. He counted wrong.

    • Agree: Johnny Rico, TKK
    • Troll: AnonStarter, Alfred, Parfois1
    • Replies: @Mike P
    , @NPleeze
    , @Colin Wright
  22. Dumbo says:
    @Nancy O'Brien Simpson

    America loves a bloody sadistic assassination.

    I don’t care much about Soleinami one way or another, and the Bin Laden stuff was basically all a media lie, with no proof whatsoever of him being the “mastermind” of 9/11, nor of having been really killed by American forces.

    But I confess I was shocked by the brutal deposition and execution of Khadaffi (who until a few years before was supposedly in good terms with the U.S.), and the later video of Hillary Clinton laughing maniacally to commemorate his death, and the complete bovine acceptance of the American public (“he was a dictator, he deserved to die”), not to mention the terrible things that happened afterwards because of that (destruction of Libya, refugees flooding Europe).

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
    , @TkA
  23. Iris says:

    Iranian television has announced the killing of Mike Andrea, the prime US intelligence officer in Iraq and hief responsible for the assassination of Soleimani and Al Muhandis, after his plane was shot down and crashed in Afghanistan.

    According to this report, Mike Andrea was one the most important American intelligence officer appointed by Trump and was the main organiser of the elimination of Imad Mughniyah and many armed leaders in Afghanistan.

    Observers note that the area in which the American plane was shot down is of Shia majority, and not controlled by the Taliban who do not have the appropriate weapons to shoot it down, nor even the necessary aircraft detection equipment.

    https://ida2at.org/news/2020/01/28/5229/التلفزيون-الايراني-يعلن-مقتل-مايك-اندريا-المسؤول-الاول-عن-اغتيال-

    • Thanks: Alfred
    • Replies: @Alfred
    , @Parfois1
    , @Republic
  24. Mike P says:
    @Sean

    Iran’s Chuck Norris counted on America to remain passive. He counted wrong.

    Well, he counted on America to remain a rational player, sort of.

    I encourage you to take a look at the link posted by foolisholdman up-thread – an internal government memo stating that 139 Americans were killed and 146 injured in the Iranian retaliation. Considering this, America has since been pretty passive, wouldn’t you say? That is because they sobered up. How long such good sense can hold off the insane men behind the curtain remains to be seen, of course.

    But of course that doesn’t interest you – for you, it was all about getting that “Chuck Norris” dig in. Here is a hint – Soleimani was a real hero, not one of our all-American steroid pill popping shit for brains Hollywood fake heroes. No amount of trash talk on the part of trolls like yourself will change that.

    • Replies: @Sean
    , @Herald
  25. AWM says:

    “Soleimani was a real hero”

    One thing is for sure, this place is always good for a laugh.

    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  26. Hossein says:

    I can not believe that someone would dare to compare Che to a sectarian reactionary whose masterful plan was always to pit one Muslim against other to fulfill the greater Iran dream.
    Che was martyr of justice and suleimani was colonial administrator of Iraq on behalf of persian Neo colonialism.

    The dumbness and stupidity of those who compare this sectarian colonial administrator to Che is shocking and unsettling.

  27. @Miller89

    The very essence of comedy is to see things from two or more quite different sides. Che became more influential after his death than he was while living and so too will Soleimani become more influential and inspirational to a great many people. The cowardly manner of his death makes him a rightful martyr to be mourned and millions will seek honour in avenging him. Consider that many people viewed him as their protector who was on a peace mission.

    Was it a good move? I very much doubt that. If this is true that it would indicate that it wasn’t. People, glass houses and stones etc.

    https://www.veteranstoday.com/2020/01/28/vt-had-it-first-pentagons-top-spy-plane-downed-by-taliban-crypto-gear-docs-captured-warning-unpleasant-photos/

    • Replies: @The scalpel
  28. @AWM

    I have to agree with you on that and anyone seeking a few really big belly laughs can just click on your own comment history.

    • Troll: AWM
  29. @Hossein

    What colonies does Iran have? Iran appears to be giving and helping its neighbours rather than receiving tribute from them. What invasions or wars has Iran initiated?

    • Agree: Tony Hall
  30. NPleeze says:
    @Sean

    On that basis of logic, not just Iran, but countless countries in the world, should utterly annihilate the U.S. And that’s for actual proven crimes, not the speculative accusations you spread.

    You are just a primitive bully and thug. A dime and dozen, and better dead than alive.

  31. Anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:

    He’s dead, moron.

  32. Both these icons were fakes & are worshiped by morons.

  33. Wally says:
    @getaclue

    And author Barrett said:
    “Gen. Soleimani, like Che, fought for the weak, the downtrodden, the wretched of the earth.”

    That’s ridiculous Marxist propaganda.

    Che killed peasant farmers like ducks on a pond, often with his very own pistol.

    T-shirt Che, just another Communist being a Communist.

    • Agree: Bardon Kaldian
    • Replies: @Herald
  34. Sean says:
    @Mike P

    There is nothing wrong with being the American “Chuck Norris”, he talked a lot of sense about what it means to be in a theocracy if you do not share the majority faith.

    https://www.creators.com/read/chuck-norris/03/13/why-you-and-i-would-be-arrested-in-iran

    The Telegraph, a newspaper in the United Kingdom, noted how Catholicism has spread its wings by appointing Pope Francis as its first non-European pope since A.D. 741. Yet countries such as Iran are still clamping down on religion by incarcerating Christians and putting them on trial for their faith.

    According to Fox News, “five men were among seven arrested in October when security forces raided an underground house church in the city of Shiraz during a prayer session.” And Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a religious persecution watchdog organization, elaborated that they are being tried in Islamic Revolutionary Court on charges of “disturbing public order, evangelizing, action against national security and … (Internet) activity against the system.”

    Tiffany Barrans, international legal director at the American Center for Law and Justice, explained to Fox, “House churches are growing because the converts have nowhere else to go.”

    A bit different to being a Muslim in America,

    https://www.nj.com/news/2015/12/exclusive_jersey_city_cop_residents_say_some_musli.html

    In the weeks since Donald Trump ignited a firestorm by claiming “thousands and thousands” of Muslims in Jersey City cheered the fall of the twin towers on 9/11, elected officials, religious leaders and a former state attorney general denied the existence of celebrations in the city that day. Media outlets, after scouring archived news stories and video footage, could not find verified accounts of Jersey City Muslims rejoicing. But in a new examination by NJ Advance Media, a police officer who worked on 9/11 and residents on the outskirts of Journal Square say they witnessed small pockets of people celebrating …

    Publicly celebrating.

    • Troll: Herald
    • Replies: @TKK
    , @Alfred
    , @Mike P
  35. SDC says:

    Odd how every time there is an article that reveals Soleimani for what he truly was – a hero – every troll, shill, and scum sucker crawls out of their holes to hurl vapid insults with no substance. I guess they get vexed when people start to question the ridiculous lies and half-truths the media gives them. Maybe their JIDF handlers pay them double to shill against him.

    Today the figure for injuries from the al-asad rocket attack last month rose to 52. It’s incredibly bizarre how this figure keeps getting revised upwards even four weeks after the attack. Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that America is a rotted-out dystopian nightmare that has grown so accustomed to lying to it’s people that they can pull off such a brazen maneuver as this and not feel even the slightest bit remorseful. The world would truly enter a dark place if this nation of diseased souls and parasites spread it’s filth across the last free corners of the globe.

    Today was a good day anyhow. Always good to see a piece of trash like Mike D’andrea dead.

    • Agree: bluedog, Republic
    • Replies: @Alfred
    , @Tony Hall
  36. Wally says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    said:
    “If you are an alt-right European ethno-nationalist and are invited to a conference in Iran, you will get a respectful and sympathetic hearing, and your hosts will fully agree with your anti-Zionism and your advocacy of traditional values. You’ll be invited to speak at universities and think tanks, and generally treated as a visiting celebrity. ”

    That is IF you can work your way through the protests by the Iranian people against their oppressive government.

    • Replies: @Alfred
    , @Vendetta
  37. Even neutral journalistic reports on Soleimani have fallen to the censor’s bloody axe. The International Federation of Journalists reports that “accounts of Iranian newspapers and news agencies have now been removed” (from Instagram). Merely sharing a picture of Soleimani, or a link to a news account, can get you banned or censored…

    The Zionist social media moguls whimper about how they have to follow Trump’s insane definition of who is a terrorist. CNN reported Facebook’s lame excuse for Soleimani censorship: “As part of its compliance with US law, the Facebook spokesperson said the company removes accounts run by or on behalf of sanctioned people and organizations.”

    Mark Zuckerberg, owner of both Facebook and Instagram, is destroying his own businesses from within by this heavy handed censorship. Facebook and Instagram are social media that depend on the organic interactions of their enrollees to keep things going. Censorship results in less participation and that results in a lower quality operation. In the end fewer and fewer will care to post or even look at their feed. As the quality of the posts declines, more and more will wonder what the purpose of it all is. I have friends who were once gung-ho Facebook advocates, even to the point of investing in the company, and they are turned off by what is happening and now say Facebook is in decline. You can’t use heavy-handed tactics on an organic social medium and still keep it organic, rather it becomes artificial and forced. In other words it dies a slow death by strangulation.

    • Replies: @Rev. Spooner
  38. @Sean

    ‘…In the aftermath of all that, and then an assault on the the US embassy in Baghdad, Soleimani flew into the airport like he hadn’t a care in the world…’

    He flew in like that because Saudi Arabia had indicated it wanted to talk peace — so he came to the table to talk peace.

    And when he did that, we whacked him. I cannot think of anything more despicable.

    • Replies: @Junior
  39. @Anonymous

    Che was a Marxist Murderer. Barrett should go live with Kapernick who proudly displays his face on T-Shirts:

    “After the July 1959 overthrow of Batista’s regime, Che presided over the first firing squads and established labor camps across the country modeled after the Soviet gulags. He acted as judge, jury and executioner of which he personally took pride. He wrote in his essay.”

    Che’s writings:

    “To send men to the firing squad, judicial proof is unnecessary… These are the procedures of the bourgeois detail. This is a revolution! And a revolutionary must become a cold killing machine motivated by pure hate. We must create the teaching of the Wall!”

    Through these newly formed labor camps, Che ordered the death of hundreds of thousands of helpless Cubans including women and children as young as 14 years old. He personally executed over 180 individual people, though some say much more fell at his own hands. A special detail at the camps was appointed to deal with the “gay problem” as they were imprisoned as well and journalists were given no free voice as promised.

    The Idolization of idiots like Che tells me Barrett knows very little about the real history of the world. To believe Che would be anything else of what his record shows is insane. He was also stupid. He was in the Bolivian rural areas rather than urban areas where he might have garnered some support. The rural people turned him in. A revolutionary in his own mind…he was another commie who murdered and got his just reward.

    I don’t think Soleimani was anything like Che.

    • Agree: Omegabooks, Colin Wright
    • Replies: @Jim bob Lassiter
  40. JimDandy says:

    “Do Iranians have anything valid to complain about? Sure: the traffic. It seems like just about everybody in Tehran can afford a car.”

    That’s it? Really? Wow. I had no idea how free and idyllic life is in Iran.

    • Replies: @Wally
    , @sarz
    , @Kevin Barrett
  41. Long Live Soleimani. He is greater and more powerful in his death… like Ben Kenobi.

  42. Alfred says:
    @Iris

    Here is a better link:

    Murderer of Soleimani killed with spy plane shot down over Afghanistan (warning/unpleasant photos/original report)

    The Americans in Syria blocked some Russian vehicles a few days ago. The Russians sent through bigger convoys with helicopter escort and the Americans were compelled to let them through. Their nearby aircraft are essentially banished from that region due to Russian anti-aircraft defenses and superior combat planes.

    American’s retreat from Confrontation with Russia Over Syria

    Things are really winding up and the Americans will have to rush for the exit.

    The interesting thing is that neither the Iranians nor the Russians are gloating about these events. I could not find anything about them on http://en.farsnews.ir/ or https://www.rt.com/

    The difference in style is really striking. I am sure that the Iranians could readily kill Netanyahu or any Israeli general they choose, but they want the current predictably incompetent people to stay in charge. 🙂

    I just found a Russian website reporting something about the Iranians – without any substantiation.

    Iran shot down an American plane with special forces on board (avia-pro.net)

  43. Mr. XYZ says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    Iran hasn’t attacked another country in centuries.

    Iran did try to overthrow Saddam Hussein’s government in Iraq even though he tried to make peace with Iran in 1982, though. Or is that excused because Saddam Hussein attacked Iran first?

  44. @Kevin Barrett

    Can I ask if you follow Shia or Sunni (Non Salafi/Wahabi) Islam or maybe both?

    • Replies: @Moi
    , @Kevin Barrett
  45. Alfred says:
    @Hossein

    I can not believe that someone would dare to compare Che to a sectarian reactionary whose masterful plan was always to pit one Muslim against other to fulfill the greater Iran dream.

    That is really laughable. FYI, the Iranians have trained not only Sunni Muslims but also Yazidis and Christians in how to defend themselves against the West’s ISIS and al-Qaeda.

    Christian churches throughout the Middle East have held prayers for Soleimani. He is a hero to all genuine people of the Middle East. But perhaps not to who just give themselves an Arabic moniker. 🙂

    • Agree: Iris
  46. polistra says: • Website

    Kevin is overcomplicating the question. It doesn’t matter who Soleimani was, or what he did for most of his life.

    Soleimani was trying to make peace between Saudi and Persia. Peace is unthinkable. That’s why he was killed.

  47. padre says:
    @Anonymous

    And what do you stand for?

  48. padre says:
    @Miller89

    And you did read the Communist Manifesto?I sincerely doubt it!

  49. utu says:

    T-shirt makers are the only ones who benefited from Che.

    • Agree: Trinity
    • Replies: @Really No Shit
  50. @lloyd

    Iranians are white people

    Yes, according to the United States of Muttmerica census department all people from the Middle East and North Africa. However I don’t think most people would consider them white, nor do they consider themselves so, they just think of themselves as Iranian.

  51. Jake says:

    So Soleimani was a self-righteous do-gooder agnostic who kept moving into the arms of the most violent atheist Leftwingers, eventually to become an amoral slaughterer who rather routinely bashed the peasants he claimed to be helping with his murderousness as inherently and virtually irredeemably inferior?

    That is what Che was.

  52. Parfois1 says:
    @Iris

    You are at it again Iris! Another scoop … and another feather on your colourful hat. And good news to boot!

    Let us know more about it and the likely implications. A tit-for-tat going on?

    • Replies: @Iris
  53. @Curmudgeon

    The “refugee crisis” and US and NATO bombings of civilian targets in the Near East and Northern Africa are linked together and, according to Thierry Meyssan (whom I would highly recommend for his lucid and perceptive analyses), part of a broad and long-term US strategy to consolidate its position as “indispensable nation.”

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
  54. onebornfree says: • Website

    Er, Che Guevara was no “hero of the downtrodden”,he was just another murdering psychopath.

    “The Truth About Che Guevara”:

    Regards, onebornfree

  55. Richard B says:
    @Nancy O'Brien Simpson

    Spoken with such noble self-abnegation.

    Of course no mention about the obvious fact that

    “America” is The World Headquarters of Jewish Supremacy Inc.

    and The State of Israel’s #1 Proxy Bitch.

    So much so, in fact, that they’re thinking of changing the National anthem from F. Scott Key’s Star Spangled Banner to I Wanna Be Your Dog.

    Performed, appropriately enough, by The Stooges.

  56. @Kevin Barrett

    Oh, Jesus. What was the January 8th missile attack on Iraq?

  57. Herald says:
    @Mike P

    Oh yes that’s the lovely Sean, the Irish American Zionist with shit for brains.

    • Replies: @Johnny Rico
  58. I can’t believe I am reading this trash on Unz Review. I certainly understand divided opinion on the killing of the Iranian, but Che Guevara?

    Che Guevara was a cowardly murderer, an incompetent buffoon who had his ass kicked in the Congo, helped tank the Cuban economy, and then got himself whacked leading a farcical “guerrilla” movement in Bolivia (Guevara cared nothing for Bolivia; he was setting up a base to invade his home country of Argentina – he would have met the same fate there). As for his “war” in Cuba, he was fighting a demoralized, Sad Sack army led by a shifty dictator who fled into the night in an airplane full of cash. Great victory, eh?

    After that he spent his time shooting helpless prisoners in the La Cabana fortress. By the time he was run out of Cuba by Fidel (the Soviets were fed up with this preening, arrogant fool) he was roundly hated by even Cuban Communists.

    Tens of thousands of idealistic but misguided young Latin Americans died miserable deaths in hopeless terrorist campaigns, inspired by this idiot.

    Guevara was a familiar Latin American type. The pampered son of a once-wealthy family that had come on hard times due to their own fecklessness. He focused his resentment at his reduced situation on the “Yankees”, who had done nothing at all to harm Argentina (and Argentines like Guevara Lynch – he was part Irish – did not even identify with the down trodden masses of Latin America, imagining that Argentines were Europeans).

    The author exposes himself as an ignorant twaddle merchant with this nonsense.

    • Replies: @Hans Vogel
  59. One should always be cautious when making historical comparisons and drawing parallels where these actually might not even be there. I do not understand or read Arabic and Farsi and therefore am not qualified to make a sensible contribution to the Persian side of Mr. Barrett’s emulation of Plutarch.

    However, Iranians being highly cultured and intelligent, I wonder why any one of them would want to have a Facebook or Instagram account. Surely they must also know that the owner of these questionable platforms is Mark Zuckerberg? Surely they must know that censorship in the “West” is approaching GDR levels and intensity?

    Regarding “Che” it is plain to see that he is shrouded in mystery, precisely because of the idolization and romanticization after his disappearance from the stage of history.

    Intimate sources told me a long time ago that Fidel, worried about Guevara’s immense popularity overshadowing his own, gave him a choice: either to get killed in Cuba (trumped up charges or an accident), or leave Cuba and find a niche for himself “exporting” revolution. Guevara opted for the latter and was killed anyway. Interestingly enough, his dead body was seen by many as similar to what Jesus Christ must have looked like after he was killed. (The same happened with respect to the dead body of Haitian anti-US freedom fighter Charlemagne Péralte).

    Once dead “Che” could become a safe symbol for the Cuban revolution (not unlike Eva Perón had been for Peronism, Italo Balbo for fascism, and Kirov for Stalinism).

    Still, the question as to where exactly Fidel and his revolution were standing cannot find a satisfactory answer. To what extent were they working hand in glove with the CIA? Just read Neill Macaulay, My Years as a Castro Rebel, and doubts will only increase.

    And what if it is true that Che Guevara was actually Jewish (Ariel Sharon’s cousin even!), as this article claims: https://simplyjews.blogspot.com/2007/06/believe-it-or-not.html

    I would therefore urge Mr. Barrett to drastically reduce the portion pertaining to Guevara.

    Nevertheless, I still find the article’s argument fascinating.

    • Agree: Tucker
  60. Herald says:
    @Wally

    And you know that because………….

    • Replies: @getaclue
    , @Wally
  61. Thekid says:
    @getaclue

    Yeah, if I ever need objective information about anybody on the left, Fox News is definitely my go-to source.

    • Replies: @getaclue
  62. Turk 152 says:

    The debate boils down to US aristocracy interests vs morality;. with the huckster Zio Christian religious establishment conning all too eager Americans into believing they are one in the same. Now the true believers come out of the woodwork with their “All Muslims are terrorists” racism to rationalize the latest war crime. As if anyone of them would defend the morality of Russia slamming a missle into one of our numerous war criminals, i.e. Cheney, Clinton, Johnson, GWB, Pompeo, Truman, etc. etc who are not responsible for killing thousands, or even tens of thousands but millions and 10s of millions.

  63. The scalpel says: • Website
    @NoseytheDuke

    Donald Trump unknowingly, indirectly signed off on the execution of countless Americans when he signed off on the Soleimani assassination. He signed off on spending billions on beefing up the defenses of US “lillypads” worldwide. Those “lillypads” will eventually be abandoned to locals or enemies. This is not to mention the slow motion escalation in progress – Assasination – missile attack – downed spy plane – ? –

    Great move

    • Replies: @Walkhumbly
    , @The scalpel
  64. Tucker says:

    Based on what I have taken the time to learn about Soleimani’s history and accomplishments, I have posted comments here that could be viewed as favorable towards the man.

    That’s the main difference between myself, and these IQ challenged, lazy and extremely poorly informed heel-clicking, MAGApedes who seem to think the Sun rises and sets in the Orange Cuck’s
    nether region and who refuse to question or doubt anything the guy does.

    I voted for Trump in 2016, despite the fact that I have harbored vitriolic levels of contempt and revulsion towards every single individual who I have ever encountered from the city of New York.
    Such people are always infected with the same kind of vile and disgusting personality traits: Narcissism, egotism, hyper-obnoxious personalities, rude, crude, ill-mannered, usually vulgar, extreme levels of aggressive behavior, know-it-all attitudes, streaks of ruthlessness and a willingness to lie, cheat, steal, and stab their closest friends in the back for the slightest of personal gain. I could go on, but those are the typical, default traits of New Yorkers. Trump has all of those character traits.

    Which reminds me. Someone on the radical right once noted that, if God were interested in giving America an enema, He would insert the tip of the enema tube into the heart of New York City – because New York City is America’s anus. An absolutely perfect analogy.

    At any rate, despite having voted for the Orange Worm in 2016 – I give no politician any blanket level of blind support. In fact, when I vote for a candidate – I immediately morph into their biggest and most passionate critic and I examine very move they make under an electron microscope and I will not hesitate to rip them a new A-hole if I catch them lying, or breaking the law, or reneging on the promises they made in order to get my vote.

    In the case of Soleimani – he was a brave and courageous warrior and unlike the Orange Worm who weaseled out of being drafted and sent to Vietnam by claiming he had ‘bad feet’ – Soleimani actually faced enemy fire in real combat situations. Soleimani earned his reputation as a hero to the Iranian people and risked his life in doing so. But, in the sick and twisted minds of these MAGApede nitwits – they seem to think that their Orange & Obese Wendy’s Cheeseburger eating draft dodger from New York – a guy who isn’t even qualified to carry Soleimani’s dirty jock strap and who has probably never even won a fist fight in his entire pampered life – is their ‘Hero’ for suckering Soleimani to go to Iraq to take part in a peace conference, ostensibly under the flag of truce – and then cowardly killing him and his Iraqi associates with a drone missile while ignoring the objections of the Iraqi PM to such a dastardly and cowardly operation?

    I might have voted for the Orange Worm, but I sure as heck do not share the definition of what criteria qualifies for being seen as a ‘hero’ with the millions of these MAGApede morons.

    BTW: As soon as Kevin Barrett started singing the praises of Che Quevara, he lost me. The only good Communist is a dead Communist. End of discussion.

  65. @Chris Bridges

    Seems to me you go for the Black Legend on Guevara and revolutionary Cuba.

    Certainly, on the basis of your comments, your knowledge and understanding of Latin American history is rather limited. Cannot blame you though, because most Americans, English and the rest of the Anglosphere denizens have a fundamentally flawed understanding of their own history, largely determined by incessant propaganda to the point where it has become farcical. Don’t get me wrong, most people in the world have a limited understanding of their national history, but not nearly as slanted as Americans and English. That is of course because the Americans inherited the English empire and added a few tracts of land here and there. If you think you’re on top, why bother about understanding those other folks out there.

    As for his “war” in Cuba, he was fighting a demoralized, Sad Sack army led by a shifty dictator who fled into the night in an airplane full of cash. Great victory, eh?

    Ever heard of the Bay of Pigs invasion (or “Playa Girón” as it is known in Cuba)? Fulgencio Batista, your “shifty dictator,” was actually Washington’s local boy. Like your beloved FDR once put it with regard to another US puppet in the region: “he may be a son of a bitch but he is OUR son of a bitch.” The US government hated to part with Batista, which is why they put at least one CIA-asset in Castro’s rebel band (Neil Macaulay, read his book!). So, yes it was a victory but not an unadulterated one.

    Guevara was a familiar Latin American type. The pampered son of a once-wealthy family that had come on hard times due to their own fecklessness. He focused his resentment at his reduced situation on the “Yankees”, who had done nothing at all to harm Argentina (and Argentines like Guevara Lynch – he was part Irish – did not even identify with the down trodden masses of Latin America, imagining that Argentines were Europeans).

    Argentinians are, or at least were, certainly until recently, absolutely and thoroughly European in manners, ideas, and outlook on life. That is precisely why it used to be such a wonderful place. By the way also the reason why so many Americans are coming to see what remains of it with their own eyes. The yanquis actually did quite a bit to harm Argentina, especially since Argentina refused to obey American orders to declare war on Germany in 1941.

  66. JQ says:

    What a nonsense all this. I want my 5 minutes back!

    Aren’t Arabs the best soldiers in times of peace, and the worst in times of war?

    What do you say about the bombings in Buenos Aires (Proven to be the work of Iranians!)?
    Is that what a good soldier does? Or how a war is fought?

    And about Che Guevara, the failed doctor,
    I doubt the author understands the consequences of Guevara’s “revolution”.

    I was born in south america, in one of those countries that saw the blessings of Guevara guerrilas,
    a peaceful country, that became one of the longest civil wars with a death toll in the hundred of thousands, that is still recovering.

    Castro supplied the weapons, training, etc. The end justifies the means they said,
    and they meant it. I saw it all with these eyes.

    Keep spreading this nonsense, and thank God that Ron is about the only one kind
    enough to let this crap be published.

    • Replies: @anon
  67. So Little Zuki with a cowl over his head in a dark room is nuking hundreds of millions of posts singing encomia of the late general … forget about adding the Book of Trump to the Tanakh rather include a book for the true son of Judea!

  68. TKK says:
    @Sean

    HERALD-

    Someone is not a troll simply because they have a well reasoned, different opinion than you do-

    You knuckle dragging, thick mouth breather.

    THAT’S troll like behavior- see the difference?

    And please, label me a troll. It’s a badge of honor from rubes who canonize a theocratic sadist. Rank and file Persians are relieved he is gone. Barrett is too thick to grasp the funeral theatrics are necessary to avoid Evin Prison if your politics are perceived as luke warm.

  69. Seems insulting to Qassem Soleimani memory to compare him to Che Guevara? For one thing Soleimani came from humble background. Also he was defending the status quo Middle Eastern. On the other hand, Guevara was your basic professional middle class brat. The type that resented those who enriched themselves from production, and use the plight of peasants so as to empower and enrich their bourgeois selves. Kinda like what our Congressmen do. Also eplains why Guervara currently gets his mug on pricey t shirts. You think Soleimani ever will?

    • Agree: Pop Warner, Dannyboy
  70. Why would Gen. Wesley Clarke blow anything let alone a whistle to conquer the Levant by the 9/11 plotters being that he has Jewish blood?

    • Replies: @Tucker
  71. TKK says:

    A sane culture, worthy of parsing and praising?

    No- a death cult.

    In fact, Khamenei has referred to Suleimani as “a living martyr of the revolution,” and last March expressed hope that he would die as one.

    “I hope that Allah the Exalted will reward and bless him, that he will help him live a blissful life and that he will make his end marked by martyrdom,” Khamenei said as he awarded Soleimani the Order of Zulfaqar — the highest miliary honor in Iran that was established in 1856 and had not been awarded since 1979 until it was revived to honor the Quds Force commander.

    • Replies: @Bardon Kaldian
  72. For the record, Zuckerberg is a female to male transgender.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  73. @The scalpel

    Unknowingly? There is a difference between being deceived and being utterly indifferent to the point that you make decisions without respect to the concequences of others lives.

    • Agree: The scalpel
  74. @Kevin Barrett

    Texans’ military heroes are aggressors and oppressors, thieves and plunderers and rapists—in other words, just glorified bandits.

    This is such a dumb, hateful remark, it makes me wonder if some of the writers at Unz are nuts.

    • Replies: @Dumbo
  75. getaclue says:
    @Thekid

    You have a good moniker because you reason like a “kid”. Your comment is ignorant. As stated in that article the comments come right out of Che Guevara’s own diaries– you of course know so much about him but never read about them obviously. His murderous nature and Racism are from his own mouth.

    No one disputes any of it, even his “supporters”– because they can’t otherwise they’d lie–in your case you put forth your ignorance as a defense — often by those not hiding behind their own ignorance the “it was a Revolution” defense is attempted — but what he did mostly as to murdering scores of innocent people in fire squads was after the Revolution and it was clear he enjoyed it. He was a Mass Murderer but because idiots believe free stuff from “Socialism/Communism” will be great they gloss over it. The NYSlimes does the same with Stalin and Mao. They also use the type of bs criticism you toss out with zero backup: https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2019/11/28/attacking-the-source-the-establishment-loyalists-favorite-online-tactic/
    It is all in his diaries: “My nostrils dilate while savoring the acrid odor of gunpowder and blood.” At the same time, he wrote a letter to his father describing his newfound hobby, “I’d like to confess, Papa, at that moment I discovered that I really like killing.”

    http://www.collegiatetimes.com/opinion/column-che-guevara-exposing-myths-about-a-murderer/article_7392ebfe-329b-5736-881e-d37e10ce733f.html

  76. getaclue says:
    @Herald

    Because it is in Che Guevara’s Diaries. Have you read them? Any of it? You have come across them right? You wouldn’t be commenting ignorant of the fact that he actually admits his zeal for Mass Murder in them? — and his Racism toward Black people? https://www.foxnews.com/politics/5-inconvenient-truths-about-che-guevara

    Here’s your “hero” for you: “My nostrils dilate while savoring the acrid odor of gunpowder and blood.” At the same time, he wrote a letter to his father describing his newfound hobby, “I’d like to confess, Papa, at that moment I discovered that I really like killing.” http://www.collegiatetimes.com/opinion/column-che-guevara-exposing-myths-about-a-murderer/article_7392ebfe-329b-5736-881e-d37e10ce733f.html

    Here’s some more from his diaries. https://www.independent.org/news/article.asp?id=1535

    Easy to find much more– anyone who can read his diaries and not come away with the conviction he was a psychopath is one themselves.

    • Replies: @Herald
  77. Bookish1 says:
    @lloyd

    Iranians are not white people. They used to be white but are now mixed. During their greatest days in history they were a white nation(Aryan). But they didn’t follow nature’s laws of the separation of races and they haven’t been a great people since they mixed.

    • Replies: @Dumbo
  78. Alfred says:
    @Sean

    The bit about Iran is nonsense. There are 18 churches near the centre of Tehran. There is also a large population of Armenian Christians and others in Iran

    Do a Google Maps search for “churches, Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran” and you will see them.

    What the Iranians don’t like is these fake Christians of the USA – the Evangelists – who come to try to convert Muslims. Often, they promise US visas and so on. These people are part of the war against Iran. Russia has also banned a lot of them.

    A package of laws passed by Russia’s parliament in July 2016 banned proselytising outside of places of worship, forcing the Mormons to curtail their traditional public efforts to recruit people to their faith.

    2 American Mormons arrested in Russia, face deportation

    • Agree: Mike P
    • Replies: @Sean
  79. Moi says:
    @BDS Always

    All practicing Muslims follow Sharia (which means the Straight Path). Sharia comes from the Quran and from what Prophet Muhammed said and did. Everything outside of that labeled as Sharia is open to respectful debate and differences.

    • Replies: @BDS Always
  80. Alfred says:
    @SDC

    Today the figure for injuries from the al-asad rocket attack last month rose to 52

    Danish soldiers said on Danish TV that they were given 6 hours warning about the missile attack. I am sure they shared the information with everyone else.

    It does not take 6 hours to move a few hundred meters away from the structures and runways – without leaving the base. The base covers an area twice as big as Manhattan. Their officers should be court-marshalled.

  81. @utu

    (C)he certainly didn’t … think about all the cigars he could have bought with royalties!

  82. @The scalpel

    This is not to mention the slow motion escalation in progress – Assasination – missile attack – downed spy plane – ? –

    This is not to mention the slow motion escalation in progress – Assasination – missile attack – downed spy plane – bombing Saudi oil fields – ? –

    https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Houthis-Bombs-Aramco-Oil-Field-in-New-Attack-on-Saudi-Arabia-20200129-0005.html

  83. The zionists who are in control of the ZUS are the same type of assassins who were in the nazi party under Hitler and the bolsheviks-communists under Stalin and under Mao in communist China, one and the same, butchers, killers and demons from hell, the pale horse of the book of Revelation, in the saddle and wrecking and destroying humanity!

    The zionists are a plague on the world.

  84. @Moi

    That is not exactly true though is it?

  85. Alfred says:
    @Wally

    That is IF you can work your way through the protests by the Iranian people against their oppressive government

    Do you think anyone here believes you? That we don’t have access to the Internet?

    Iranians are very hospitable people. If you were to go there, even if you were rude and told them open lies about the USA combating ISIS, promoting democracy and nonsense like that, they would just smile and offer you some more food or another tiny glass of tea. The chances are a pretty girl with a big grin would bring you the refill.

    The idea that by constantly hurling abuse or repeating lies, something will stick, does not work. I suggest you tell your supervisor.

    The latest news out of Iran is that several F-35’s stealth planes were in the vicinity of Tehran airport when the Ukrainian plane was shot down.

    The Iranians admitted it was their fault because they knew that would totally flummox the Americans and their Israeli minders. Of course, the lying MSM will not pass on that piece of news. Qatar sent an emissary to Iran to give them $3bn as compensation – they are trying to avoid a war at all costs as the biggest US base of the Middle East is in Qatar.

    It seems the IRCG shot down the CIA plane in Afghanistan and killed the guy responsible for killing Soleimani.

    CIA chief ‘behind Soleimani’s assassination’ killed in downed plane in Afghanistan

    That is just a starter

    • Replies: @Wally
    , @AnonFromTN
  86. anon[198] • Disclaimer says:
    @JQ

    Only the Zionist claim that Argentinian bombing was by Iranian . Only the Zionist money inspired Argentinian lawyers claim this.
    Zionist claims a lot of stuff . They claim to be decent human being also .

  87. @TKK

    Soleimani was a heroic fanatic. While normal people can praise his authentic heroism, it should be noted that such a world-view leads to- nowhere.

  88. Bookish1 says:
    @truthman

    Except many refugees are not from the middle east but from Africa and ares where there is no war driving them out.

    • Replies: @Steve K.
  89. @Nancy O'Brien Simpson

    This hubris comes from geographical location. Two huge oceans to the East and West, and docile neighbours to the North and South. But times are changing, distances become shorter, weapons more precise, and the oceans will be just ponds in the future.

  90. Wally says:
    @Herald

    Because Che said so.

    i.e.:

    – In one of his diaries about how he shot a peasant who admitted leaking information to the enemy. “He gasped for a little while and was dead,” Guevara wrote. “To execute a human being is something ugly, but [also] exemplary.”

    – poetically he said: “I see it printed in the night sky that I … howling like one possessed, will assault the barricades or the trenches, will take my bloodstained weapon and, consumed with fury, slaughter any enemy who falls into my hands.”

    and:
    “He was directly responsible for at least 124 killings,”
    – Maria Werlau, “Che Guevara’s Forgotten Victims,”

    more: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/5-inconvenient-truths-about-che-guevara

  91. Wally says:
    @Alfred

    So what?
    LOL
    Are you really denying the reality of the protests by the Iranian people against their oppressive government?

    recommended:
    – Regime officials confirm 1,500 killed in Iran’s nationwide protests: https://irannewswire.org/regime-officials-confirm-1500-killed-in-irans-nationwide-protests/
    – Iranian Celebrities Join Protesters in Challenging Oppressive Iranian Regime: https://thepatriotsreport.com/2020/01/18/iranian-celebrities-join-protesters-in-challenging-regime/
    – Day 51 of Iran Protests: Iranians Celebrating the Death of Qassem Soleimani in Iran and Across the Globe : https://www.ncr-iran.org/en/news/iran-protests/27167-day-51-of-iran-protests-iranians-celebrating-the-death-of-qassem-soleimani-in-iran-and-across-the-globe
    – Iran makes arrests in plane shootdown, police crack down on protests:
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-crash/iran-makes-arrests-in-plane-shootdown-police-

    • Troll: renfro, Alfred
    • Replies: @KA
    , @barr
    , @AnonStarter
  92. Mike P says:
    @Sean

    You really think you can score by dragging 9/11 and religious freedom into this? You are wasting your breath. Around here we know who did 9/11; and I’d much rather be a member of any religion other than the dominant one in Iran than in that universally and justly despised shit hole country called Israel.

  93. Now that the US has set a precedent by assassinating an Iranian leader after luring him and ambushing him on his way to a diplomatic peace mission, and Iran, or some Iranian, has offered a reward for the head of Donald Trump, Mossad can assassinate Trump any time it wants in a false flag attack that can be blamed on Iran, Shiites will dance happy that their General Soleimani was avenged, and who will listen, or care, or believe that it wasn’t Iran but Mossad that did it? Americans will go apeshit and the Jews will snigger. And then ….

  94. @Hossein

    Hello Baghdadi Jr., got time off from stroking MbS???

  95. melpol says:

    Judaism teaches that idol worship is wrong that is why Jews refuse to worship a person as a God. Jews would never worship Jesus or Soleimani or even believe they neared perfection. Only the invisible God is perfect and his image cannot even be imagined. The Jewish mind is not filled with God’s face but is clouded with fear of a knock on the door coming from a bigoted mob or biased powers of the SECRET POLICE.

    • Troll: Lol just lol
    • Replies: @lysias
  96. Big brother fears anyone who does not fear Big Brother. These people are very dangerous: they know that the king has no clothes.

    • Agree: Omegabooks
  97. @Alfred

    It seems the IRCG shot down the CIA plane in Afghanistan and killed the guy responsible for killing Soleimani.

    Very likely. The US officially denied it, which suggests that it’s true.

    The credibility of the US government is as close to zero as makes no difference. Just recently the US changed its story about the results of Iranian rockets hitting Pentagon base in Iraq: 1) lie #1 – nobody was hurt: 2) lie # 2 – 11 people were hurt; 3) lie #3 – about 30 people were hurt; 4) current lie #4 – more than 50 people were hurt. Confidently expecting lies #5, #6, etc.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  98. @Walkhumbly

    For the record, Zuckerberg is a female to male transgender.

    I wish that were his only sin. Compared to the rest of his actions, this is perfectly harmless.

  99. @Weston Waroda

    Can one preach to the Devil? Have you lost your Mind?????

    • LOL: Weston Waroda
  100. Anonymous[179] • Disclaimer says:

    Both those “brave warriors” were murderers too. Especially Che, who personally killed many innocent people. Obviously God does not like such “pseudo-heros” and therefore they are punished properly. So, please do not write such a “pean” in order to promote them as the brave warriors fighting for the well-being of the ordinary people .

  101. That’s “the World” the U.S.A. likes to propagandise… Justice & so called Human Rights
    always bloody compromised… Humanism has become a swearword…. hence human
    lives really don’t count on the “wrong side” of its paradigm… misery, hardship, poverty,
    injustice, prejudice, racism, tragedy and death all excusable for the greater greed and
    its evil of projected hegemony at all costs… and it’s effecting destructively millions and
    millions of people all around this globe.
    Colombia: 27 Social Leaders Killed in 27 days of 2020
    https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Colombia-27-Social-Leaders-Killed-in-27-days-of-
    2020-20200128-0014.html

  102. lysias says:
    @melpol

    Many Jews do worship an idol. They worship Israel.

    • Replies: @melpol
    , @Parsnipitous
  103. smiddy012 says:

    Linked is the full text of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (Iran Deal). Soleimani’s name is listed on pages 86 and 95, essentially he was given blanket immunity by the deal (which was never ratified by the Senate, as if the MSM cared).

    https://www.europarl.europa.eu/cmsdata/122460/full-text-of-the-iran-nuclear-deal.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1mWqPgT0xcvlc2z6rLhn9InKGKhAI5A5RX6EqSWe4udLYPZ85_BQ2TLlg

    Oh and the Iran Deal was more or less a bribery scheme meant to install a fifth column in Iran for the Deep State.

    Whereas Che was actually legitimately anti-Deep State.

    What a terrible comparison.

  104. @niteranger

    Barrett probably read Motorcycle Diaries and figures that’s all he needs to know about Uncle Ernie, who, by the way, didn’t hold the niggras in very high esteem.

  105. KA says:
    @Wally

    May be Iranians are and they need to be swatted like one swats a fly .

    Any more questions ?
    Try to dig some more articles from the Judeo -Nazi scribes .

  106. DaveE says:

    I’m convinced that Trump did NOT order the execution of Soleimani. Soleimani’s cold-blooded murder was the work of the usual demons who specialize in such depravity, Murder Inc. style. (That would be the Jews, just to be clear.)

    Trump did take credit for it, I realize….. BUT…… he had no other option. If Trump did NOT take credit for the execution, it would be tantamount to admitting that:

    1.) He was not in control of his own military; that “rogue” generals ordered the deed without his knowledge and/or approval of their own Commander in Chief.

    2.) That he was a coward and a weakling who refused to retaliate for the attack on the US helicopter in Iraq shortly before, also an obvious Mossad / zionist false-flag attack.

    If Trump did NOT take credit for the murder, he could kiss his reelection chances goodbye, at minimum. We all know his bloated ego would / could not allow that, even if he had to take credit for a cold blooded-murder to save his obese pride and avert a 2020 humiliation at the polls.

    So, Trump did the only thing he could, politically. He took credit for the attack.

    I gotta give the zionists credit, here. Of all their thousands of brazen, depraved, sick, demonic ruthless and utterly evil acts of terror, murder and the political machinations to cover their tracks, this has to be one of their most clever, EVAH.

    As much as I’m loathe to defend Trump, he didn’t do it. The Jews won, AGAIN. They played him like a soccer ball on the Auschwitz recreation field.

  107. “He was the 21st century’s most accomplished military leader”

    The 21st century? What the actual fuck? He would have been the greatest human being who ever lived if he had actually been a mere mortal.

    HOW DARE YOU!!!

  108. barr says:
    @Wally

    Its not in your codoh file yet? Lally?

    • Replies: @Wally
  109. Steve K. says:
    @Bookish1

    Economic migrants encouraged to culturally enrich Europe courtesy of Mr Soros, all in the name of diversity/White genocide.

  110. melpol says:
    @lysias

    I as a Jew never worshiped the state of Israel or any idol. To me Israel is only a temporary refuge for Jews from a bigoted Warsaw. But it would make me happy if Israel’s Jews were safely transported to NYC or Miami. Ultra religious Jews that are left behind can pray at the wailing wall and fight off the Arabs.

    • LOL: eah
    • Troll: Lol just lol
  111. Junior says:
    @Colin Wright

    He flew in like that because Saudi Arabia had indicated it wanted to talk peace — so he came to the table to talk peace.

    What a load of BS. Days after our embassy was attacked and the goofball General Salami thinks it’s a good idea to try to rub our noses in the fact that Iran was behind the attack on our embassy by blatantly meeting with the leader of the militia that attacked it. Well guess again.

    We finally have a President who isn’t going to allow our dead ambassadors bodies to be dragged through the streets like Benghazi part 2. Our embassies are U.S. soil and Trump has put all on notice that if they attack one there will be hell to pay.

    Anyone who believes General Salami was meeting with the leader of the militia that attacked our embassy on some kind of diplomatic mission is a fool who probably also believes that Bill Clinton was meeting with Loretta Lynch on the tarmac to discuss their grandchildren.

    • Troll: AnonStarter, Bill Jones
    • Replies: @Colin Wright
    , @Dannyboy
  112. Sean says:
    @Alfred

    You make couple of excellent points. Still, the position of Muslims in America is good even if they are actively seeking Christian converts.

    These people are part of the war against Iran.

    Shah Ismail I of Persia (1487-1524) was the ruler who turned Iran into a Shia state by forcible conversion on pain of death, demolition of Sunni mosques ect.

    Reza Shah was an admirer of Hitler and in 1941 declined to sack the German managers of the railways that Britain wanted to use to supply the USSR with arms. Later that year British and Soviet forces occupied Iran in a military invasion, forcing Reza Shah to abdicate. Hence, Iranian demonisation of all the West and the Soviet Union. But the survival of Britain and Russia was at stake in 1941, all Reza had to do is sack Germans for saying they would not cooperate with British arms transport to Russia.

    Under the influence of Zbigniew Brzezinski Obama lied to Congress while he “pushed the U.S. Treasury to let Iran convert the equivalent of $5.7 billion of funds held in Oman’s Bank of Muscat from rials into dollars and subsequently into euros.” Barrett subscribes to Brzezinski’s geopolitical analysis is which Iran is is great significance. Iran’s main significance is rather like Russia’s: the US does not want them getting close to China

    It should be remembered that Brzezinski caused the whole Embassy hostage thing by his anti Soviet fixation. Carter was overly influenced by Brezinski, and let the completely discredited Shah into the US, which the Iranians foolishly interpreted as the prelude to a US backed coup, as if that would be possible again. Iran wanted to be independent of both the US and Soviet Union, and as a result in the latter stages of the Iran –Iraq war it ended up fighting a Saddam’s Iraq that was being supported by both the US because of the US fury over the Embassy hostages and the Soviet Union seeing red over the liquidation of Iranian communists. So Iran had to bus school boys to the front and have them walk through minefields to clear them. The Mulla’s said being a Shia was compatible with suicide attacks, overturning an Islamic prohibition on it, and that was the origin of the Syrian backed Shia suicide bombings that killed hundreds of US Marines and drove them out of Lebanon.

    Iran’s terrain, large population, homogeneity and militarised ethos make it infeasible to invade. , and Trump is actually reluctant to use military force. Yet Iran has learned nothing and even though Trump has been publically demanding harsh political and economic measures against Iran since the 1980s, they made a variety of moves culminating in them firing half ton warhead missiles at US troops. John Kerry and other Dem Deep Staters have been telling the Iranians to wait and not force Trump into military action that he is loath to take but could help him get re-elected. He remembers the way the country was humiliated over the hostages, and is the last pres that Iran ought to be provoking, unless it wants draconian sanctions of the type that Trump is now putting in place. They are now going to be sanctioned like they never have been sanctioned before. Soleimani being exposed as foolhardy then a costly Russian air defence system operators made the Iranians aghast at the level of technical ineptitude that has been spreading under theocracy. Iran is not going to be invaded so it does not need a thermonuclear weapon, and without a nuke the US does not care if Iran is a theocracy. But the Iranians seem to be following an ancient three way script by trying to exert pressure on Saudi Arabia.

    You still have the same three way power game. There is the European orientated Med coast, the Persians, who were Sunni until the Safavids imposed Shia on everyone in Iran (why Iran is 95% Shia today), and the Arabian Peninsula. America also seems to be trapped in the past. In this piece on impeachment by Professor Stephen Walt indicates, Trumanite Cold War bias among Deep States makes them see the US as unbeatable and thus able to afford diversions from the main effort, as Iran will increasingly be. Iran and especially Russia need to be cultivated as an ally against China. Professor Mearsheimer here sets out the difference between China and the USSR, which is in the process of defeating America economically before facing it down militarily and replacing it as the country to be allied with. There is every prospect that it will be the US that is commercially and technologically defeated, contained and isolated over the next few decades.

    • Thanks: Alfred
    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
    , @JUSA
  113. aandrews says:

    “…you don’t have to fully agree with Che’s communist ideology to admire his noble spirit of self-sacrifice in the quest for justice…”

    I thought it was commonly acknowledged that Che Guevara was a psychopath. Driving the foreigners out of Cuba may’ve been a noble quest, but he was evidently a mass killer. It poisons your argument to rope him into it. Outside of that, excellent essay. Social media on the scale of Facebook needs to be turned into a public utility, where the squelching political content can’t be justified on the grounds of private property and would invite nasty legal proceedings if it occurred.

    Is the same thing taking place in the print media?

  114. Turk 152 says:
    @DaveE

    Its possible, but he has been many belligerent speeches about Iran throughout his administration and Iran has been a clear target from the moment Trump was elected. Even Flynn was a massive Iran war hawk and Trump defining foreign policy move was to gloatingly tear up the JCPOA . While I find the Israel explanation plausible, a false flag by Israel would have been entirely predictable given Trumps rhetoric, which makes him entirely responsible, whether or not he actually initiated the command. Trump was a mere accomplice does not make Soleimani any less dead.

    • Replies: @DaveE
  115. There is some important information left out here, like any mention of all the leftists who were murdered by the current regime in Iran (at least 20,000 according to one source). If Che had been in Iran in 1979, he either would have been murdered by the Iranian regime, or if he had been lucky he would have fled to Moscow as so many Iranian communists did. I don’t know to what extent Suleimani disagreed with the regime he was fighting for, but pending evidence to the contrary, I assume he supported it fully.

    • Replies: @Kevin Barrett
  116. @Hans Vogel

    Refugees are supposed to go to the closest country where they will be safe. Last time checked, Afghanistan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Iran, Syria, Iraq, and all of the “refugees” from sub-Saharan Africa, are nowhere near Sweden, Germany, France, Italy, or for that matter Hungary.

    • Replies: @Hans Vogel
  117. Tucker says:
    @Really No Shit

    You are apparently still working your way through the 2nd or maybe 3rd grade level in the course that explains the JQ to beginners.

    Let me help you. The video of Clarke describing that very jewish neocon scheme to use the US military to overthrow 7 nations in the Middle East and install toe sucking puppets who would be hand picked by the USA/Israeli International Crime Syndicate is still up for viewing on youtube for the same reason that Faux News Network investigative report by Carl Cameron and Brent Hume about the Israeli connections to 9-11 is still available. It is also the reason why the Mike Delaney outstanding documentary called 9-11 Missing Links was still available for as long as it was, although think its been removed now, during one of the recent jewish totalitarian purges of youtube.

    But the point is – these kinds of videos are left up because the jews are a tribe of narcissistic, egotistical, maniacal, self-worshiping, showboating, braggadocios psychopaths who derive some kind of sick and twisted, and probably ejaculatory, gratification from pulling off these diabolically evil stunts that prove how talented they are at pulling the wool over the eyes of the dumber than dog-manure White goyims and they cannot resist this potentially dangerous habit of rubbing the goyims noses in their own stupidity by boasting about how they snookered the goy and were able to get away with it, scot-free.

    (Definition Time: scot-free

    : completely free from obligation, harm, or penalty )

    This is how this tribe gloats and mocks Whites for being so brain dead stupid and so breathtakingly gullible. They will even roll out movies from Hollywood in advance of one of their false flag operations like ‘Wag the Dog’ or that TV made movie where they had a Commercial airliner flying into one of the Twin Towers a few months before they pulled off 9-11. I think that movie was called “The Lone Gunman” or something close to that.

    They love to taunt Whites for being so embarrassing stupid – and, if you ask me, I guess Whites deserve to be humiliated in this way. I have White friends who, even after 19 years, still believe the official pile of fly covered, steaming neocon manure that they were fed by the neocons about box cutters and 19 goat herders with goat manure stained toenails. Oh, and lets not forget fire proof passports and convenient bags of luggage left behind with instructions on how to fly a 747 in the alleged hijackers cars at the airport.

    The tribe is playing a deadly game of taunting the goyim and basically challenging them in the old kids game: Catch me If You Can.

    • Replies: @Really No Shit
  118. @getaclue

    He’s not my “Muslim hero” any more than Trump, Pompeo, and even the little shit flying the drone are my “American heroes”. The hit was purely another case of Trump being Israel’s bitch.

  119. @Mr. XYZ

    Saddam Hussein (egged on by the US) started the war, but yes, Iran would have finished it and taken Baghdad, had not the US intentionally shot down Iran Air 655 as a shot across Iran’s bow with the message: “We can kill as many of your civilians as we want, so don’t even think about it.” Likewise the recent US/Israeli hack that resulted in the shootdown of Ukrainian 752 was a similar warning: “Don’t rain down hundreds of missiles on Israel, as your hotheads are counseling, or else.”

    When an aggressor starts a war, the victim does have the right to finish it. So don’t start wars, especially against Iran, since you may not like how they end. The Soleimani murder started a long war that will not end well for the aggressors.

    • Replies: @Mr. XYZ
  120. Soleimani is a near Saladin of the 21st century.

    What he put together will defeat the US in the region. Americans must have rocks for brains to think that killing him will stop it.

    Priests in churches in Aleppo in their sermons honor Soleimani for his assistance in saving Syria from the western backed jihadi liver eaters. US elites don’t know how they united the people in the region by killing him. In death he is more powerful than when he was alive.

  121. DaveE says:
    @Turk 152

    “……a false flag by Israel would have been entirely predictable given Trumps rhetoric, which makes him entirely responsible, whether or not he actually initiated the command.”

    I agree. Trump’s still a rat bastard, but I think the zionists use that very effectively to their advantage.

  122. @Tucker

    You took the time to respond therefore I feel a bit of obligation to critic your summation…

    You, obviously, get an A for the effort but at to the rest, I am afraid you need more polishing but fret not as there is still plenty of time left because as you said it’s a game of catch.

  123. Dumbo says:
    @RichardTaylor

    it makes me wonder if some of the writers at Unz are nuts.

    Only about half. 😉 Barrett is a convert to Islam so of course he views America as “the Great Satan” and all Muslim countries as good and/or victims of oppression.

    • Replies: @Antares
  124. Dumbo says:
    @Bookish1

    they didn’t follow nature’s laws of the separation of races

    There is no “nature’s laws of the separation of races” – unfortunately, I suppose. Nature in fact encourages race mixing and this is what has happened through most of history in most civilizations, with their eventual decay.

    • Replies: @Bookish1
  125. @Nancy O'Brien Simpson

    America reacted to the assassination with jubilation?

    You are correct, I suppose, if you define America as the parasitic “elites” who infest the corridors of the country’s power. But, although I did no quantitative analysis of a random sampling of the American people, from reading comment threads of various blogs, it seemed as if the country was split, with even members of Trump’s erstwhile supporters reacting in disgust and horror.

  126. Allow me to preface the following comment by saying that I believe the assassination of Soleimani was a foolish action by the US government (I am one of those weirdos who believes that Trump might not actually be in control of our military action; but is forced to take responsibility for it lest he lose the illusion of authority in its entirety.) It did nothing to serve the interests of the US, just as our military presence in the ME does nothing to serve the interests of the US. I know little about Iran and am not one of these liars who claims to have ever heard of Soleimani in order to legitimize my backseat analysis. In the most basic sense, Soleimani was killed while acting in the interests of his own country’s government, if not its people, and I do not necessarily fault him or anyone else for doing so.

    Now, with that said, comparing a presumed nationalist like Soleimani to a spoiled, carpetbagging, megalomaniacal glory seeking psychopath like Che Guevara is like comparing Ben Franklin to Ilhan Omar. There is really nothing worth saying beyond that.

    Here is what is a bit more noteworthy: I have done some reading about this Kevin Barrett, and his adult life has basically been an exercise in pathological attention seeking with a bit of the mental instability that translates into petty domestic violence issues, as I imagine the frustration of not being taken seriously by one’s peers can sometimes be redirected onto one’s own family.

    Barrett referred to Tehran as the capital of the free world, but I do wonder, has Kevin ever been to Iran? To Mecca? Anywhere in the ME at all? All I could find is he studied in France and Morocco for a short period of time, and pretty much the rest of his professional life has been spent living in one of the most lilly white liberal enclaves in the entire midwest, Madison, WI, which of course, is always telling of these door-to-door diversity peddlers.

    Further, it is an interesting pattern to observe that the writers here at Unz who always seem to be the most critical of the US (much of it justified) and by association its (white) population (most of it, not) – Muh Saker, Roberts, Barrett, etc. all continue to live in the very country they claim to be the most evil in the world. This one action speaks louder than all of the repetitive words they bang out week after week after week, espousing the same old same old same old.

    To look upon Barrett is to see a collision of stereotypes; if Michael Moore and Bernie Sanders were to be able to somehow procreate and an offspring were produced, you might have something resembling Kevin Barrett. A slovenly, sloppy looking man, physically lazy, with hands likely softer than chinchilla’s fur. A man used to the leisurely schedule of lecture and the handsome fee he collects for it. Always plenty of time to seek out new and even more bizarre theories about the world, when one is not dressing up as movie characters and performing street theater while harassing elected politicians he doesn’t like. There is indeed a fine line between today’s university professor and comic book store owner visually and mentally.

    To sum up, Barrett is a volatile clown, peddling tired, anti Western clickbait, while nestled within its bosom. My suggestion to Ron Unz would be to give this tired, one trick pony a complimentary ride to the nearest glue factory, and perhaps bring in one of our resident ME Muslim commenters instead of this bandwagoner to write articles from that perspective. Theirs is at least based upon heritage and history, instead of the grotesque manifestation of Islam that this Barrett presents.

    • Replies: @Tony Hall
  127. @Dumbo

    Mrs. Rodham-Clinton cackling with gleeful abandon over the bloody murder of Qadaffi completely captured in less than 20 seconds who she really is.

  128. Mr. XYZ says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    Actually, Iran was already in the process of being kicked out of Iraq even before the US accidentally shot down that Iranian airliner.

  129. utu says:

    Kevin Barrett has a tendency to self-sabotage.

    Here he brings up the indefensible Che to sabotage the legitimacy of Soleimani.

    Two days ago on the article on James Forrestal assassination he brings up UFO and ET:

    https://www.unz.com/article/fifteen-years-before-kennedy-zionists-murdered-forrestal/#comment-3682720

    So what’s wrong with him? WIYS- Well intentioned yet stupid or ASOP – acting stupid on purpose?

    • Replies: @Lol just lol
    , @Jon Baptist
  130. Dannyboy says:

    Che was Marxist filth.

    All Marxist filth should be exterminated like cockroaches.

  131. Wally says:
    @barr

    LOL

    You’re making no sense and more importantly you cannot refute my comments.

  132. Wally says:
    @JimDandy

    Nice one, JimDandy.

    – People trapped behind “The Iron Curtain” had lots of cars too*

    – In fact, so do North Koreans.

    * .. and plenty of vodka.

    Yet Barrett thinks they were & are free as birds .

  133. Republic says:
    @Iris

    Moon of Alabama has good info on this event

  134. @DaveE

    DaveE,

    You can believe whatever you want to believe and take all the pills you like but if Xi Jiping had been visiting for dinner Trump would have shown him live in real time the assassination of General Soleimani over coffee and cake.

  135. Republic says:
    @KA

    The Bolivian who shot Che under CIA orders is still alive in Bolivia living under a different name

  136. @Curmudgeon

    Absolutely true. That is all theory but the reality is rather different. Many are flocking to Turkey and Libya, where the US and its NATO vassals have taken out Gadafi in 2011. Turkey and the Libyan warlords then send them out on the Mediterranean, to be picked up off the coast by Soros-funded NGOs, NATO vassals’ warships to be dumped on the shores of Italy, Spain and Greece.

    It is a well-oiled operation, under UN auspices and with lavish financial backing from NGOs and transnational criminal George Soros. The Sicilian mafia is also in the game. They charge a minimum of five thousand euros a head, to be paid back through five years of slave labor. The women are sent up North to become cheap prostitutes in the big cities, especially Milan and Turin, the men are employed as beggars, street and beach vendors, cheap construction and agricultural labor etc.

    Everybody wins, from the UN and their staff on location to the “refugees,” who eventually often get slightly better living conditions than in the ghettoes and countryside where they came from.

    Or so it seems, because eventually, the bills are paid by the European tax payer. The costs are astronomical: high crime rates (murder, street violence, muggings, rape, shoplifting). Plus social benefits, housing, job training (many refugees are unemployable because too dumb or too lazy), education (in their own gibberish in many cases) and health care. No wonder so many are trying to make it to Europe. In Italy, “refugees” receive a daily cash handout of thirty euros. In Sweden and Germany they get paid even more.

    Europe was a nice place to live from the 1970s until the tsunami of mohammedans and negroes changed life forever.

  137. What a paper!
    Are Soleimani and Che new Christ’s? Jesus decided on the ultimate sacrifice to realize the ultimate goal God had bestowed on him – to implement the reality of God’s kingdom. And we must not forget what Jesus said about the ones who would block God’s project: that they would never find tanquilaty/ peace on earth, forever.

    Does that mean that He( God) would find valuable leaders like Jesus in our world today: Che and Soleimani? Very likely.

    Jean-Marie

  138. Iris says:
    @Parfois1

    Hello Parfois. Arab media are reporting from Iranian sources that is actually two US military planes, not just one, that were downed in Afghanistan, resulting in the killing of Michael (Mike) D’Andrea as well as several CIA officers accompanying him.

    They highlight that d’Andrea’s, who was recently praised in a laudatory WP article, had a very high intelligence profile due to his predominant role in US drone campaign of extra-judicial executions.

    Due to this high profile, d’Andrea was made in charge with the Trump administration’s number foreign policy, the subversion of Iran. His appointment was interpreted as Pompeo’s hawkish policy to increase covert operations to bring down the Iranian state.

    Finally , they note that General Soleimani’s successor, General Qaani, is a former commander of the IRGC’s operations in Afghanistan, and has many important relationships and contacts, whether in insurrection movements or with heads of Afghan opposition tribes, including Pashtun tribes, and that it is therefore likely that Iran took a great revenge for Soleimani and his brothers. Grosses bises.

    https://ida2at.org/news/2020/01/29/5234/إيران-تقضي-على-كامل-طاقم-السي-آي-إي-الذي-استهدف-موكب-الشهيد-سليما

  139. Tony Hall says:
    @SDC

    An Iranian source indicated right after the missile strike on the Ain de Asad Airbase in Iraq, 80 US dead, 200 wounded.

    https://en.mehrnews.com/news/154310/Over-80-killed-in-IRGC-s-missile-strikes-on-US-airbases-in-Iraq

    See also

    https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20200124-the-truth-about-us-casualties-in-the-iran-attack-is-slowly-coming-out/

    The whole issue about what the US Armed Forces in the Middle East can expect was put in context in the 4 Jan funeral speech of Hassan Nazrallah. This speech that remains chronically unreported by the Axis of Deception.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @Alfred
  140. @Junior

    Homicidal bigots like you are Zionist tools and are destroying our country — both morally and materially.

    Whatever rock you crawled out from –go back under it.

    • Replies: @Junior
  141. @Wally

    Both irannewswire.org and ncr-iran.org are organs of the MEK, the very same group once designated by the U.S. as a terrorist organization until it became an expedient front group for zionists of every political persuasion advocating regime change in Iran:

    https://www.middleeasteye.net/big-story/Iranian-MEK-US-terror-list-halls-congress-PMOI-Iran

    Bolton, a regular speaker at MEK gatherings, shares the group’s view that the Iranian regime cannot be reformed and instead must be toppled. At a MEK conference in Paris in 2017, a few months before he joined the Trump administration, Bolton told the crowd they would be celebrating the fall of the Iranian government before 2019.

    “I have said for over 10 years since coming to these events that the declared policy of the United States of America should be the overthrow of the mullahs’ regime in Tehran,” he said at the time.

    The second site to which you link is a Breitbart-like mirror for MEK propaganda.

    Additionally, the news article at the first site is dated December 23, 2019, and has nothing to do with either Suleimani or the 737 tragedy.

    Frankly, your comment is cliche hyperbole drawn straight out of a hasbara playbook. You, of all people, ought to know better.

    • Replies: @Parfois1
  142. The writer of this piece, Kevin Barrett, kicks ass in a way that you keyboard bombadiers cannot even fathom. Seriously, all you trolling clowns cannot approach him.

    Back in the 90’s, if I have this right, Mr. Barrett wrote “Dr. Weirde’s Weird San Francisco”, one of the greatest travel books of all time. Or, was it even a travel book? It reads like a deep-state expose of an American city. It was fun to explore the strange tombs on the beach in the Outer Richmond with the help of this book. Fun, you dumb idiots. K Barrett does appreciate a laugh, why don’t you bastards give the man a break.

    And after Dr. Weirde, Mr. Barrett progressed to bigger and better things. He went for the jugular in every aspect of life. What a podcast he created… was anyone having the guts to do it way back when? I can’t call his career path anything but totally admirable.

    Is Barrett always right on every damned topic? Of course not. I’d like to see you keyboard warriors compose anything like a civilized thought in an essay. Oh, you love the ad hominem. Oh, you love to call people “commies”, ’cause it’s easy-peasy. Heaven forbid anyone told you you’re totally, 100% full of sh(*t.

    Trolls: If he never did another g*damned thing, Mr. Barrett is ahead of you. He’s speaking his mind. He actually has something to say. It’s so easy for all of you anonymous losers, whether paid in T. Aviv or not, to hurl your insults, you glorious keyboard warriors.

    Put that in your troll crack pipe and smoke it, “Sean”! People’s Front of Judea, indeed!

    Rock on, Dr. Weirde!

    • Agree: Tony Hall, Parfois1
  143. @AnonFromTN

    There is that Pentagon letter of damage assessment someone posted that says that more than 100 servicemen were killed but the media now claim it is fake:

    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/fake-pentagon-letter-saying-us-troops-died-in-airstrike-is-iranian-propaganda-analysts-say

    There were reports that the Iranians gave early warning of the targets. If so, why are there any casualties? Did they all stay on base trusting in their Patriots? Are there any reports of how many incoming missiles the US air defences protecting the base shot down? That would be the most interesting assessment.

  144. @John Pepple

    The “Ayatollahs murdered all the leftists” narrative is empty propaganda. Let’s be objective and admit that the vast majority of the Iranian people recognized the authority of Ayatollah Khomeini after the 1979 revolution and supported his nascent democratic-republican theocracy. Leftists, a tiny minority in Iran, faced a choice: support Khomeini and the Islamic Republic and “work within the system” for (Islamic) socialism; or wage war on the new theocratic government that was strongly supported by the vast majority of the people. For obvious reasons, the vast majority of leftists (and 100% of the sane and sensible ones) chose the first alternative. The extremists and psychopaths of the MEK and their allies chose the second, and have been getting massive Western and Zionist support ever since. If they weren’t, they would have disappeared decades ago.

    The only “leftists” who didn’t throw their support to Khomeini were the Iranian equivalents of Pol Pot. Che probably would have supported Khomeini and his Islamic Republic, which since 1979 has been a good friend of Chavismo and other Latin American leftist movements.

  145. @Tony Hall

    Even if Nasrallah is right in 50% of what he said, that would be a huge step backward for the Empire and a huge step forward for humanity.

    The US keeps changing its story about the results of Iranian rockets hitting Pentagon base in Iraq: 1) lie #1 – nobody was hurt: 2) lie # 2 – 11 people were hurt; 3) lie #3 – about 30 people were hurt; 4) current lie #4 – more than 50 people were hurt. Confidently expecting lies #5, #6, etc.

  146. @Mr. XYZ

    ‘Iran hasn’t attacked another country in centuries.

    Iran did try to overthrow Saddam Hussein’s government in Iraq even though he tried to make peace with Iran in 1982, though. Or is that excused because Saddam Hussein attacked Iran first?’

    By this logic, you could argue that we attacked Japan.

    ‘Wars begin when you wish, but they do not end when you will.’

    Saddam Hussein attacked Iran without provocation. Iran was under no obligation to make peace when Hussein wanted and leave him in a position to try it again.

  147. anon[191] • Disclaimer says:

    The scruffy, hispanic looking picture we have of Che on tee shirts appeals to the left virtue signallers and is basically the symbol of struggle. If people started walking around with tee shirts with a picture of the distinguished looking Soleimani on it, antifa members would immediately attack said person thinking that his picture was a general from the Civil War.

  148. anon[191] • Disclaimer says:
    @lloyd

    “Iranians are white people”

    I am around Iranians all the time and the majority of them are just a bit too dark to be considered “white” people. Perhaps 10% could be considered to be light enough to be considered to be “white”. Culturally and religiously, they are south Asian closer to India and Pakistan.

    • Replies: @lloyd
  149. Tony Hall says:
    @MikeatMikedotMike

    Mike at dot Mike is a very shallow researcher who makes big assumptions about topics he does not come close to understanding. Kevin has been to Iran many times and is taken very seriously by very influential figures when he goes there. I have been to Iran with Kevin for New Horizon conferences. How is it Mike at dot Mike did not notice in his research that the FBI intervened with Kevin and other US whistle blowers to keep him away from the most recent New Horizon conference in Beirut. To get a sense of how Kevin is seen in Iran check out his many contributions on Press TV.

    The idea of Kevin makes big bucks in the lecture circuit is ridiculous. A lecturer pretty much has to be Zionist-friendly to receive that sort of treatment. Kevin of course opts not to feed at the Zionist trough.
    The fact he has been able to eke out a living in the US doing internet punditry on what Mike at dot Make might identify as “conspiracy theories” is quite an achievement.

    Kevin is one of the most informed individuals in the United States on 9/11 specifically and false flag terrorism more generally. He was turfed from the University of Wisconsin for handling the 9/11 issues as legitimate subjects for scholarly research and pedagogy rather than as grist for the mill of Fox-news style propaganda.

    Kevin has written prolifically on many subjects in books and articles. He translated from French Laurent Guyenot’s huge big text, From Yahweh to Zion. What are Mike at dot Mike’s views on 9/11. What issues are so important to Mike at dot Mike that he would put his job on the line to defend his understanding of the truth? Kevin has in and out of Turkey a number of times. I could go on but I think there’s enough here to indicate Mike at dot Mike wrote his smear piece without doing due diligence.

    • Agree: Parfois1
    • Replies: @BDS Always
    , @Jon Baptist
  150. Bookish1 says:
    @Dumbo

    If there are no nature’s laws against unlike mixing then why do all animals obey that law to a T.

    • Replies: @lloyd
    , @AnonFromTN
  151. Dannyboy says:
    @Junior

    This kind of stuff is an example of how Jews keeps whites divided.

    They dragged/bribed/coerced most of Europe and America into getting their patch of land back. Even though it’s a fucking abomination. Soon after they succeeded in dragging those same nations into war for their goals.

    Simply put, just because Jews and their bought gentile filth have made war with Islamic nations doesn’t mean the average European or American should follow suit.

    But neither does it mean that Europeans or Americans should welcome Islam or dismiss their well documented animus towards the Christian West.

    Jews envy and hate our civilization, and so do the Mohammedans.

    • Agree: Commentator Mike
    • Replies: @Turk 152
  152. Rurik says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    Texans’ military heroes are aggressors and oppressors, thieves and plunderers and rapists—in other words, just glorified bandits.

    This one too?

    Murphy was born into a large family of sharecroppers in Hunt County, Texas. His father abandoned them, and his mother died when he was a teenager. Murphy left school in fifth grade to pick cotton and find other work to help support his family; his skill with a hunting rifle helped feed his family.

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

    • Agree: Dannyboy
    • Replies: @Dannyboy
    , @Kevin Barrett
  153. @lysias

    Not to mention worldly power and or money

  154. Dannyboy says:
    @Rurik

    Kevin Barret has very obviously forsaken his religion, race and nation.

    Texans are great Americans.

    [MORE]

    On the morning of May 6th, 1864, in the Wilderness, as Heth’s and Wilcox’s divisions of A.P. Hill’s corps were preparing to withdraw from the line of their gallant fight of the day before, to give place to Longstreet’s corps, which was rapidly approaching, the enemy suddenly made upon them a furious attack with overwhelming numbers. These brave men were borne back by the advancing wave. General Lindsay Walker with his artillery (superbly served under the immediate eye of Lee and Hill) was gallantly beating back the enemy; but they were gathering for a new attack, and it was a crisis in the battle, when the head of Longstreet’s corps dashed upon the field. General Lee rode to meet them, and found the old Texas brigade, led by the gallant Gregg, in front. The men had not seen him since their return from Tennessee, and as he rode up and said, “Ah! these are my brave Texans. I know you, and I know that you can and will keep those people back!” they greeted him with even more than their accustomed enthusiasm as they hurried to the front. But they were soon horrified to find that their beloved Chief was going with them into the thickest of the fight. The men began to shout: “Go back, General Lee! Do go back! General Lee to the rear — General Lee to the rear!” A ragged veteran stepped from the ranks and seized his horse’s reins, and at last the whole brigade halted and exclaimed, with one voice, “We will not advance unless General Lee goes back, but if he will not expose himself, we pledge ourselves to drive the enemy back.” Just then General Lee saw Longstreet, and rode off to give him some order, and these gallant Texans rushed eagerly forward and nobly redeemed their pledge. The rest of Longstreet’s corps hurried to the front; Hill’s troops rallied; the enemy was driven in confusion, and only the wounding of Longstreet at this unfortunate juncture prevented the utter rout, if not the crushing of that wing of Grant’s army.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  155. lloyd says: • Website
    @Bookish1

    Species can mate with each other until the physical differences are too great. There is an old wives’ tale that mixed race Tasmanian Aborigines would more often than average abort in the womb. It is of course attributed to racism. But it is the only case I have heard of of natural abortions of mixed race.

    • Replies: @Biff
  156. lloyd says: • Website
    @anon

    Interesting. Solemeini and the senior Mullahs look white men in Middle Eastern garments. So did the Shah dynasty. Maybe that 10% run by Middle Eastern standards a succesful country. In New Zealand, the Opposition leader is of mixed race. He was secretly recorded by a mixed race mate and shown to be a scrounger and party goer. Yet he has not been indicted unlike four others. He seems to be groomed for Prime Minister this year which would be touted as a great historical success.

  157. Parfois1 says:
    @AnonStarter

    You, {Wally} of all people, ought to know better.

    Well, you should know by now he {Wally} is the most reliable blowhorn for discreditable sources. Which makes the task much easier for readers to find the way towards the truth. But he could be up to something credible about Jewry and the Hollowcaust. After all one cannot tell lies all the time.

    • Replies: @AnonStarter
  158. MLK says:
    @Miller89

    I agree. Though this author has unwittingly made an inarguable case by implication that Soleimani was desperate for Iran to hold on to the spectacular regional gains it made between 2003-2016.

    After Trump withdrew from JCPOA, and increased sanctions on Iran while refusing for many months to take Iran’s repeated provocation bait, it’s apparent that Iran (with some bone-chilling coordination with the Democrats) intended to take down President Trump using Iraqi militia cut-outs through a replay of the Iranian Hostage Crisis that sunk Carter’s reelection in 1980.

    It seems to me that if you’re going to belly-ache about censorship you shouldn’t yourself bury the lede.

    https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2020/01/02/photos-reveal-damage-to-us-embassy-in-baghdad-following-attack-by-supporters-of-iran-backed-militia/

    After hundreds of supporters of an Iran-backed Shiite Iraqi militia stormed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday, President Trump pointed squarely at Iran, accusing the country — the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism — of “orchestrating” the attack and promising that Iran “will be held fully responsible.” Iran’s leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, responded Wednesday by taunting Trump, declaring, “You can’t do a damn thing.”

    No one seems to remember the derivation of that taunt:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/America_can%27t_do_a_damn_thing_against_us

    Or, how about Senator Murphy’s tweet on December 29:

    The attack on our embassy in Baghdad is horrifying but predictable. Trump has rendered America impotent in the Middle East. No one fears us, no one listens to us. America has been reduced to huddling in safe rooms, hoping the bad guys will go away. What a disgrace.

  159. Turk 152 says:
    @Dannyboy

    The Muslims I know would wholeheartedly agree with you about Israel and gentile filth, but I have never met one who hates the Christian West. If you have, please inform of your first-hand experiences.

    • Replies: @Dannyboy
    , @Dannyboy
  160. @utu

    Two days ago on the article on James Forrestal assassination he brings up UFO and ET:
    https://www.unz.com/article/fifteen-years-before-kennedy-zionists-murdered-forrestal/#comment-3682720
    So what’s wrong with him?

    That’s a valid question. Below is a link to audio by Maidhc Ó Cathail (RIP) and what he thinks of VT.
    Remembering Maidhc Ó Cathail By Alison Weir – https://israelpalestinenews.org/remembering-maidhc-o-cathail/
    https://vocaroo.com/i/s1oXQM13nrHa

  161. @Tony Hall

    Well put Tony. It would not have taken much time to find out about Kevin’s background if one was sincere in their search.
    I have been listening to Kevin, “Truth Jihad”, and yourself on “False Flag Weekly News” for a number of years which i really enjoy. Thanks to both of you.

    • Replies: @Tony Hall
    , @BDS Always
  162. @Tony Hall

    Due diligence Dr. Hall. Listen to the audio. What happened to you when you posted an article at Veterans Today? Why is Barrett still involved with them?
    https://vocaroo.com/i/s1oXQM13nrHa
    Remembering Maidhc Ó Cathail By Alison Weir – https://israelpalestinenews.org/remembering-maidhc-o-cathail/

    • Replies: @Tony Hall
  163. @Rurik

    Genuinely heroic Texans? Exceptions that prove the rule. Sure, there are some good individuals everywhere. But Texas was settled by bandits, slavers, Indian killers, Mexican-land-stealers, etc. And the wars in which Texans have fought “heroically” have been, by and large, wars of aggression, not self-defense.

  164. @Parfois1

    I know little more about him than his focus on undermining the dogma of Holocaustianity, and admittedly don’t read everything he writes.

    This time around, however, he really stepped in it.

  165. Biff says:
    @lloyd

    Species can mate with each other until the physical differences are too great. There is an old wives’ tale that mixed race Tasmanian Aborigines would more often than average abort in the womb. It is of course attributed to racism. But it is the only case I have heard of of natural abortions of mixed race.

    Need a “Ridicules” button.

  166. @Herald

    What are you trying to say?

    • Replies: @Herald
  167. @Sean

    You seem to have done your homework, but I question your statement that Iran is homogeneous. Do you say that because it is religiously Shia?

    BTW As you have turned your mind thoughtfully to Iran what do you think of my long-ago expressed solution to the nuclear weapon problem? That is for the US to give fair warning – maybe by a general in a Senate committee rather than Presidential tweet – that it will bomb Iran without limit wherever and as far as necessary to destroy its nuclear weapons and ability to make or use them if either of two criteria are met. One is that it tests a nuclear weapon. The other is that it declares that it has one or more. Of course there would be a later rider to the effect that proof of existence – like importing from North Korea – would also produce unlimited violence.

    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  168. Tony Hall says:
    @BDS Always

    I really appreciate those kind and generous remarks BDS Always. Its great to see Kevin finding a large audience here at Unz review. And its great to meet a veteran member of the FFWN A Team. I consider it an act of vandalism and attack on memory that all those weekly shows Kevin and I did have been removed from You Tube. I look at the capture, dissemination and archiving of those those commentaries on unfolding contemporary events as a significant public service, as contributions to public education and the common good. Yes it was a small part of the tsunami of vandalism emanating from the from the thugs pushing us into war and into the destruction of some of our best inheritances of civilization.

    I’d like to stir up a little bit of response to the fact that, in its zeal to get the US and maybe NATO too into a full-fledged war with Iran, the Israel Lobby is trying to shut down all friendly interactions with the present custodians of the Iranian state. For instance CNN and the reprehensible MEK are trying to make a bogus case for shutting down American Herald Tribune where I have found a bit of a free speech perch. See for instance,

    https://www.ncr-iran.org/en/news/iran-world/27286-cnn-american-herald-tribune-is-run-by-iran-s-regime

    https://ahtribune.com/us/fake-news/3839-donie-osullivan-garbage-state-of-media.html

  169. Dannyboy says:
    @Turk 152

    Sure, Islam has some admirable attributes, and I really have no problem with Muslims as long as they stay in their sandy shithole nations.

    I also understand that Jew bought Western governments have waged war on largely innocent Muslim populations and done wrong there.

    You need to understand that I among others did not vote for that. In fact many of us very vocally protested it.

    But you also need to understand we will NEVER be ashamed of our race and country, or the Christian civilization which gave birth to it.

    Jews purposely fomented the “clash of civilization” if you can call it that…lol

    Everyone knows that European Christian Civilization is the greatest in recorded history.

    White American boys walked on the Moon.

    We’re proud of our heritage, despite the non stop Leftist garbage shouting otherwise.

    And we have the firepower to defend it too. Thanks to those old dead white patriarchal slaveholding white boys.

    • Replies: @renfro
  170. @Kevin Barrett

    I acknowledge the coherence of your case but, amongst nit picking queries that I am left with is your suggestion that Zuckerberg is a Zionist and also that he is close to Netanyahu. Can you substantiate those allegations?

    • Replies: @Parfois1
    , @Kevin Barrett
  171. Dannyboy says:
    @Turk 152

    Read some history if you want to understand the Muslim hatred towards the Christian West.

    We kicked their ass numerous times.

    • Replies: @Turk 152
  172. JUSA says:

    Soleimani’s assassination marks a new chapter. Previously the Jewish superpower of JU-S-A showed the world that it has no qualms about toppling any government it doesn’t like, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Southeast Asia, Latin America, or Africa. But now it also shows that JU-S-A has no qualms about outright assassination of any foreign leader it doesn’t like, outside his country, via a drone strike. All world leaders better kiss the Jewish ring or they could meet the same fate.

    The neocons contend that the world needs a “benevolent superpower” to keep peace, that intervention by such a “benevolent superpower” is necessary to make the world a safer place. But it’s time to realize that JU-S-A is no longer a benevolent superpower, in fact, it never was one. Under the hands of the despicable unscrupulous Ziocons, it is now as greedy, self-interested, lawless, autocratic and destructive as any superpower since Roman times, if not more so, and has zero accountability.

  173. Dannyboy says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    Maybe you should give us a list of those folks and nations you do happen to approve of, Kevin…lol

    Shouldn’t take too long.

  174. JUSA says:
    @Sean

    There is every prospect that it will be the US that is commercially and technologically defeated, contained and isolated over the next few decades.

    After the Soleimani assassination, the lawlessness of JU-S-A is making many more countries wish its power curtailed. Jews have a history of letting the power go to their head and overdo things, it’s why they get kicked out of every country.

  175. Tony Hall says:
    @Jon Baptist

    Thanks Jon Baptist for sharing with me the audio tape on Vocaroo. I assume its the voice of Maidhc Ó Cathail, about whom I did not know until you called his (former) existence to my attention. Thanks for taking the time to help educate me. What’s the official explanation of Maidhc’s death. Did his book project with Alison come to fruition or will it in the future?

    I came to a parting of the ways with VT when Gordon Duff insisted that the FBI’s assassination of Lavoy Finicum was “suicide by cop.” Duff insisted I leave the blog. A few of my articles are still posted at VT.

    I’ve heard many negative assessments of Gordon Duff but now is the first time I’ve heard him associated with Mossad. Hmmmm All the references in the audio to Jeff Gates reminds me of the characterizations I’ve heard about him from Alfred Schaefer. Do I recall hearing something about Gates being an offspring of Nelson Rockefeller?

    Kevin is definitely his own man and I have learned to accept that from him and tread lightly when it comes to giving advice about what he should or shouldn’t do. Other than Splitting The Sky, Kevin was the first serious 9/11 truther I met in 2008. We shared a podium in Edmonton Alberta when I gave my first “truther” presentation, “The Lies and Crimes of 9/11.”

    https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-lies-and-crimes-of-911/10117?print=1

    While we sometimes disagree, I am glad to have Kevin as a friend and colleague, bottom line. I think we both appreciate that we met through Splitting The Sky, Dacajaweih, Dac, John Boncore.

    Once again, thanks sincerely Jon sharing what is for me new info. I’m starting to mull it over.

    • Replies: @Jon Baptist
  176. renfro says:
    @Dannyboy

    But you also need to understand we will NEVER be ashamed of our race and country, or the Christian civilization which gave birth to it.

    oh for gawds sake get over yourself. …you are a embarrassment to white Americans, beating your chest like a monkey ….and bragging on yourself is not manly nor american for most of us.

    • Replies: @Dannyboy
  177. @Wizard of Oz

    Such arrogance! What right does the US have to deny Iran the right to produce whatever it feels it needs for an adequate defence to deter aggression from nations that have shown repeated patterns of aggression?

    The world just might be a safer place the day Iran can demonstrate to the world’s bully nations that it does have that capability.

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
    , @Johnny Rico
  178. Turk 152 says:
    @Dannyboy

    Yeah, America quarter million dollar college tuition, half million dollar mortgage and a 20,000 / year health care costs. The land of being a corporate wage slave, heroin addiction and broken families and dumb Americans coming home with there legs blown off to fight a rich man’s war. Not to mention every 5 year old on the internet having there every stroke recorded in a vault in Salt Lake in case junior decides to become a politician and need to be blackmailed for Israel.

    The Banks, Oil Companies, MIC and Zionist thank you for your being a loyal White American.

    • Agree: RadicalCenter, Herald
  179. OMG. If I got this right, Saudi Arabia provided the patsies and Israel kicked in the bombs and cover?! WOW. That bloody shoe fits real good. I think Kevin has found our Cinderella hunchback. Incredible how this chimera has been right in our face all this time. And now it is trying to swallow our First Amendment WHOLE.

    p.s. Israel First neocon Adam Garfinkle (author of Jewcentricity) remarked in one of his talks that Saudi Arabia has an agreement with Pakistan for protection. I.e. nukes. So those jillionaires are not as naive as Gadaffi was. RIP Muammar.

  180. @NoseytheDuke

    No right at all according to any plausibly binding set of morals or laws. But I do wonder why the US doesn’t say “we [all the old nuclear powers] agree that Iran must be put under pressure not to introduce nuclear competition into the ME so we are going to take the logical step of threatening serious damage if it does rather than encourage Mossad to murder scientists or Israel and Saudi Arabia to make or contrive war against Iran (that includes murdering generals)”.

    • Replies: @Steve K.
  181. Considering what KB writes about censorship of pro-Iranian views, expressions of sympathy for the slain General Soleimani, and condemnations of the terrorist and underhand actions of the US in his assassination, it is clear to me that the media is behaving as if the US is at war with Iran. It is standard practice during war time to ban enemy propaganda while turning up one’s own, as well as spreading ever more lies about the conflict and its casualties. It is also SOP in wartime to step up the spying of one’s own citizens, rightly or wrongly identifying dissidents as enemy agents, censoring pacifists and the peace movement, curtailing free speech and expression, and a lot more. They just need to start detaining potential troublemakers and unpatriotic individuals in concentration camps and arresting, or even killing, those who don’t agree with the war policy as traitors, and seal the borders to the influx of more troublemakers. I doubt they’ll go through all this but they’ll definitely want to stifle the activities of homegrown dissidents during the course of this war.

    • Replies: @Parfois1
  182. @Kevin Barrett

    A further query of one of your assertions
    You say the Israeli-Saudi Axis of Evil was responsible for 9/11 and much other evil. I question the chronology. While it appears to be true that Israel and Saudi Arabia (not to mention Egypt and some Gulf states) are in de facto alliance against Iran and it’s allies and protegés how can you date that back to the 90s? What is your evidence?

    • Troll: Rurik
    • Replies: @Alfred
    , @Parfois1
  183. Alfred says:
    @Tony Hall

    Thank you for the video.

    It is interesting that Hassan Nasrallah is using a lot of colloquial Lebanese in this video – perhaps because he is addressing a Lebanese crowd.

    In his prepared / studio videos, he keeps strictly to Classical Arabic – presumably because he wants everyone everywhere to understand him.

    Nasrallah says that normally a revenge requires the assassination of an equivalent person in the opposing camp. But that there is no such person in the USA. 🙂

    The shoe of Soleimani is worth more than the lives of any of these people (Americans).

    • Replies: @Parfois1
  184. Saverio says:
    @sarz

    Thanks so much Kevin. Our pain is great and inconsolable.

  185. Steve K. says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    Why is it only the psychopathic Israelis are allowed to possess nuclear weapons in the middle East? I don’t think Iran wants to develop them but if they did it would only balance the nuclear option out. I know who l would rather trust to have nuclear weapons and it’s not the ones that currently have them.

  186. Junior says:
    @Colin Wright

    Homicidal bigots like me? That is a laugh.

    General Salami was the homicidal bigot just like the homicidal bigot Che “Up against the wall” Guevara.

    Why don’t you ask the families of the Iranian protestors killed by Salami’s Quds forces what they think about your ignorant analysis of who’s a homicidal bigot.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  187. Rurik says:
    @Kevin Barrett

    Texas was settled by bandits, slavers, Indian killers, Mexican-land-stealers, etc.

    And the Apache and Comanche…

    How would you characterize them? Mother Theresa-like in their selfless compassion for Mexicans?

    Or, how about the Moors in Spain? Wouldn’t impose themselves upon a square inch of Spanish land, or a single hair on a Spanish person’s head?

    Or the Ottomans, for that matter?

    Or, just take the recent case of the KLA, notorious drug and human traffickers. Would you call them Serb killers and land-stealers? Or blameless warriors of Allah?

    IOW, are ‘land stealers’ and ‘killers’, all in the eye of the beholder?

    FWIW, the way I look at it, is conquering and prevailing over rival tribes, has been the way of mankind since the dawn of history, and before.

    But the Nuremberg Principles, and the Rule of Law, was supposed to have changed all of that, (for the better, if you ask me). And it was no more might = right. But we can hardly hold Texans or Mexicans or Comanches or Apaches, to these principles, when they hadn’t even been invented yet, in those parts, let alone agreed upon by all parties.

    There is an unfortunate kneejerk temptation in many sectors, to always blame whitey, for any conflict where whitey is in competition for land or resources with others. And that is myopic, and racist, when you’re holding him to a standard that didn’t exist hundreds of years ago.

    I will concede that today, when whitey imposes himself upon others (Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, etc..) he is acting like an aggressor and land-stealer. But no where is that being done today, except on behalf of Zion, who is whitey’s most intractable enemy. Yes, whitey is in Iraq and menacing Iran, and willing to send untold white men to die, killing Israel’s well-earned enemies, but none of that is being done on behalf of whitey, just the opposite in fact.

    • Agree: Dannyboy
    • Replies: @Turk 152
  188. Rurik says:
    @Dannyboy

    Texans are great Americans.

    Here, here.

    Ron Paul is a Texan, and he’s one of the greatest Americans there are. Certainly the greatest living American politician, hands down, (no one else even comes close). And it is very high praise indeed, that it was Texans that elected him to represent them.

    Just because war criminal Dubya squats there, does not impugn all Texans by association.

  189. Turk 152 says:
    @Rurik

    Exactly what do you know about the Ottomans or any of the other civilizations that you rattled off for that matter?

    The Ottomans practiced a conquer, adopt and integrate approach. As such, they were considered a multicultural Empire. Many of those conquered in the 16th and 17th century were so poor, that there lives improved after the conquest. It was only after the industrial revolution that Western civilization was considered a better place to live because of it’s new found economic prosperity. Before then, the west was a medieval backwater. Muslims were much better off under the ottomans and not get continuously slaughtered by there western frenemies as they are today.

    In contrast during those days Americans were busying themselves with a genocide of the American Indians and slavery. Which do you think is the better option?

    • Replies: @Mike P
    , @Rurik
  190. Mike P says:
    @Turk 152

    Yeah, America quarter million dollar college tuition

    … and all that buys you is the right to wear a fancy gown for one day, and a lobotomy.

  191. Mike P says:
    @Turk 152

    It was only after the industrial revolution that Western civilization was considered a better place to live because of it’s new found economic prosperity. Before then, the west was a medieval backwater.

    I do agree with you that indeed the Ottoman empire was overall quite tolerant, but that quoted statement is incorrect. The industrial revolution did not arise suddenly out of a “medieval backwater” – it grew out of a flourishing culture that long before had left the Ottoman empire and its multicultural vassals behind. Newton, Lavoisier and Beethoven were already dead by the time the industrial revolution gathered steam.

    • Replies: @BDS Always
  192. Vendetta says:
    @Wally

    Lmao “Wally” has really just been a deep cover hasbara op this whole time.

    • Replies: @BDS Always
  193. sarz says:
    @JimDandy

    Wow. I had no idea how free and idyllic life is in Iran.

    It would be good if you could go there and find out for yourself. I was there two years ago. There were many tourists from Europe, Japan and China, all having a good time and enjoying the financial benefits of sanctions. Sad to say if you’re an American you won’t get a visa—at least not a tourist one. Iran has been shielded from the satanism that has destroyed Western civilization. Iranis are polite and courteous in a way that Westerners would no longer be able to even fake.

  194. @Bookish1

    Animals mate with their species. So do humans: all races belong to the same biological species, as demonstrated by the fertility of the offspring.

  195. @Vendetta

    One of the best words that we use in the UK in my opinion in relation to your response to Wally.
    The word Wally is also used to describe someone who is an idiot. (What A Wally:What an Idiot.)

    (Below are some of it’s meanings including the modern day usage of it.)

    Bollocks: Nonsense
    Load Of Bollocks: Nonsense.
    Bollocks: Hasbara Propaganda.

  196. @Mike P

    This book was given to me by one of old bosses which is excellant and informative.
    Sadly due to the propoganda eductionsystem they are still teaching children about the so called “Dark Ages.”
    For the Muslims in that period of time it was called the “Enlightened Period”

    1001 INVENTIONS AND THE LIBRARY OF SECRETS.
    Three school children visit a dusty library to research the story of ‘The Dark Ages’.What they find changes their world view dramatically as ingenious inventors and pioneers of science and culture are vividly brought to life.

    https://1001inventions.com/

    • Replies: @Mike P
  197. Rurik says:
    @Turk 152

    Many of those conquered in the 16th and 17th century were so poor, that there lives improved after the conquest.

    Yes, I’ve heard that the Janissaries were relatively well-off. So long as they served as slaves to their brown masters.

    Before then, the west was a medieval backwater.

    Yes, I’ve heard that before. It was the Muslims who civilized the Europeans, who were basically cannibals, ‘grunting in the mud’, until their brown betters showed them how to walk on two legs, and cover their genitals.

    In contrast during those days Americans were busying themselves with a genocide of the American Indians and slavery. Which do you think is the better option?

    Personally, I think the only option is to kill any fool who would presume to rule over me or mine.

    Even if he thinks he’s doing me a favor. No thanks. I’d rather grunt in the mud, than suffer domination by anyone, no matter how ‘civilized’ they think they are.

    Here’s a clue: Self determination. If you don’t understand that principle, even now, after all that’s happened in the world, and yet pine for the days when ‘your people’ dominated others, and deprived them of self-determination, then I have zero sympathy for you, or any like you, who’d continue to wallow in your masturbatory delusions of how wonderful slavery to Turks must have been, for the white, Christians of Europe. One of the most maligned heroes of history, is Vlad III Dracula, or Vlad the Impaler. He had the right idea, and any, who would presume to march on his lands, and subdue his people, would be best suited to decorating the end of a nice pointed stick, perhaps for hours or days, as a reminder to others, that some people consider self-determination, non-negotiable.

    Yours is the mentality of ISIS and the Saudis. ‘They must be dominated by us, because we’re so much more advanced, and we worship the correct interpretation of religion’. Blah, blah..

    You’re like those Turks who supported the dismembering of Syria, in your hysterical ape-like need to dominate others. I fully support the heroes like Qassem Soleimani, for crushing those whom would impose themselves on Syria and Iran.

    The desire to dominate, (Ottomans, Moors, Imperial Zionism, Soviet communism/slavery, et al), is the most primitive form of baboon-like behavior, that actually does harken back to the days of grunting in the mud.

    Enlightened people, (civilized humans) don’t feel the need or desire to dominate anyone. Just an iron will to be free of any shithead’s desire to dominate them.

    Islam can be a sublime and uplifting religion, so long as it understands and respects other people’s imperative- not to submit to it, or more precisely – them.

    But all too often you have baboon-like ‘men’, who want everyone to submit to them.

    For those types of Muslims, there’s not an iota of difference between their version of Islam, and Zion’s version of universal domination.

    Tragically, they do sort of deserve each other.

  198. Turk 152 says:
    @Rurik

    I dont think you read my comments very carefully and just reflexively went into your programming after seeing a few trigger words.

    Let me be clear, that for that era, if we contrast what was going on in the west, with the Ottomon Empire and its muslin converts, it was relatively benign compared to the widespread atrocities being inflicted on American Indians and African slaves.

    I have not drawn the same conclusion for the Balkan regions.

    Further, relative to the modern era, if Iraq, Libya, Syria were still a part of the Ottoman Empire, the Anglo Zionist Empire would not have been able to inflict their recent genocides on the Arabian people.

    That does not mean I am pining away for an Erdogan NeoOttoman era. But I would certainly think a non Erdogan Turkey with inluence would be far better for the arab world than the current ZioUS Saudi power regime.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  199. Mike P says:
    @BDS Always

    Well, that video is a bit too Harry-Potteresque for my tastes, but of course it does make a valid point.

    The early Middle Ages in Europe were indeed pretty dark, and at that time the Islamic world kept civilization alive. However, this was a full millennium before the industrial revolution, so your point and mine are perfectly compatible.

    • Replies: @BDS Always
  200. @Junior

    ‘… Why don’t you ask the families of the Iranian protestors killed by Salami’s Quds forces what they think about your ignorant analysis of who’s a homicidal bigot.’

    It’s a nice country. Why don’t you go to Iran and share your views with the locals?

    Enlighten them.

    Let us know how it works out. You can post updates here.

    • Replies: @Junior
  201. @Rurik

    One of the most maligned heroes of history, is Vlad III Dracula, or Vlad the Impaler.

    Maligned by Hollywood movies as the king of the vampires. Vlad Dracula is a national hero of Romania and deservedly so.

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

    • Agree: Rurik
  202. Alfred says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    You say the Israeli-Saudi Axis of Evil was responsible for 9/11 and much other evil … What is your evidence?

    That the three (not two) buildings were blown up is beyond dispute. Stuff does not fly upwards and sideways in an office fire. The fires from the planes had almost gone out.

    Explosive Features of 9/11 (Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth)

    Israel did it (a massive amount of evidence)

  203. @JimDandy

    You missed the double-edged irony. The traffic in Tehran really is horrific. They’re working on public transit (there’s a decent but inadequate subway). But if I were living in Tehran I would make reducing automobile congestion and developing alternatives my #1 priority. And I would definitely protest the bad government policies that have flooded Iran with so many private automobiles.

  204. Rurik says:
    @Turk 152

    it was relatively benign compared to the widespread atrocities being inflicted on American Indians and African slaves.

    And how were those Africans treating each other, when the Jewish slave traders arrived to purchase the slaves that were sold by other African tribes?

    And how were the American Indians treating each other, eh?

    Those days were a time of conquering, and woe be the conquered. Whether they were black, white or whatever. The Ottomans did their share, so did Mongols and Huns and Romans before them. That was the thing to do back then.

    But bringing up trigger words like ‘African slaves’, is generally intended as a racial smear and blood libel against contemporary white Americans. And I consider the tactic beneath contempt. Islam also dealt in black (and white) slavery, but that’s what was done in those days.

    Now is different. Now we live in a time where the Rule of Law, and mutual respect, are supposed to end ‘might = right’.

    And I’m glad for it.

    We should all agree that we all deserve self-determination, Muslims, Jews, and white Christian nations as well, and that all attempts to colonize other people’s lands, must be repudiated in the strongest terms possible, or the Rule of Law becomes moot, and we return to the law of the jungle. In which case, OK, but lets all play with the same rules, or none at all.

    This is the salient thing that’s happening today, right now. The Trump regime is trying to roll back the Rule of Law, to mean only the law that Zionists approve of.

    If all Muslims, could make common cause with all Christians of good faith, to demand that the Rule of Law is inviolate, and must be honored by all, or none, then sanity could be restored.

    This cuts to the chase of the vile assassination of the good general. Because it changes the paradigm, and turns us all into potential victims of assassination, or potential assassins. Since those are the rules being set up, when one actor on the world’s stage, considers it justifiable to murder people they consider inconvenient. Where does that end, eh?

    If Pompeo were to be assassinated by Iran, then by what metric could anyone on the planet presume to outrage, when it was the Trump regime itself, that changed the rules.

    And those rules are in place to protect Syria’s sovereignty, from those whom would violate it. Zion, Saudi, Turkey or the ZUS. Just as it’s the Rule of Law, that protects Palestinians from having their lands seized, by an aggressor. If we don’t all demand that Palestinians have a God given right to self-determination, then what possible reason is there for pretending that Jews have any rights at all, when they don’t rise up with one powerful voice, and say of the persecution of Palestinians, Never Again!

  205. @Tony Hall

    Dr. Hall,
    You definitely hold a place as one of Canada’s best and most fearless professors. Without teachers like you, the skill for critical thinking being taught in the classroom is lost. There are very few brave intellectuals to help counter the programming of young adults and children on a mass scale in arenas and museums. (See video and picture below) It is beyond tragic that the majority of educators today are in full agreement with this type of indoctrination.

    Jeff Gates wrote about James Mel Rockefeller, Nelson’s son, in his book Guilt by Association. They both currently have a website located at https://hiddentaxonhumanity.com/hidden-tax-on-humanity/introduction-to-the-hidden-tax-on-humanity/ The website is sporadic.

    The audio clip is Maidhc Ó Cathail speaking. I have no additional information on his death and the potential book to be published by Weir. Alison Weir and Phil Giraldi, whose articles you post at AHTribune.com, might have more information. https://councilforthenationalinterest.org/?page_id=29

    P.S. Don’t leave Unz without reading Ron’s entire https://www.unz.com/page/american-pravda-series/

  206. Junior says:
    @Colin Wright

    Yes, I suppose one would HAVE to go there to share views with the locals and find out what they think because the regime in Iran shuts down their internet anytime there are protests there.

    Let me guess, Colin, you think that the noble Iranian regime is shutting down locals access to the internet during protests because they are trying to protect their citizens, right? Wake the hell up. The Iranian regime are a bunch of scumbags that care about power not their people.

    • Disagree: Colin Wright
  207. @Mike P

    Yes indeed.
    I think it was a bit Harry Potterish due to it being aimed at children.
    I actualy met the auther who was a really nice guy.

    • Agree: Mike P
  208. @NoseytheDuke

    Two problems with your thinking. And that it is arrogant goes without saying. One. You don’t seem to be paying attention. Two. You seem incapable of grasping that more people concerned with this question, and particularly those WITH nuclear weapons, disagree with you and think “the world just might NOT be a safer place…”

    Add to this the perception that since 1945 the world HAS BEEN a safer place compared to 1914-1945 and you can see how your views might not make much sense to a lot of people.

    • LOL: NoseytheDuke
  209. @Rurik

    Islam can be a sublime and uplifting religion, so long as it understands and respects other people’s imperative- not to submit to it, or more precisely – them.

    Submission is the very essence. The idea is to submit to a greater power – God. But who can really know who or what is God? Apparently Mohammed (pbuh) knew, or at least that is what hundreds of millions choose to believe and free will trails far behind that.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  210. LOL at all the miserable cunts here getting their panties in a twist over the mere mention of Che. Che was 1000x the man of any of you cucks sitting behind your keyboards 24/7 flapping your dick licker about da mean ol Jews. Men pick up a rifle and fight back, unlike you worthless twits.

    Che died fighting the same parasites that have been ass raping you and looting your countries wealth for over a century. More than any of you programmed CIA bots will ever be able to say for yourselves. Little Ilhan Omar put most of you cunts to shame. Sad! Take annuduh sip of dat kool aid bruh! Bend over and take another raping from your capitalist overlords!

    Che = Alpha male
    Unz snowflakes = beta cucks

    Good writing Mr. Barrett

    When Che Guevara came to Gaza

    https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/indepth/2018/12/4/when-che-went-to-gaza

    • Agree: Biff
    • Thanks: Commentator Mike
    • LOL: Turk 152
  211. Parfois1 says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    … Zuckerberg is a Zionist and also that he is close to Netanyahu. Can you substantiate those allegations?

    Are you that naive to expect KB’s answer to an inane question? They are both Jewish. Satis verborum. “Zionist” is only a feather on the Jewish cap. There are some rare birds and outliers (Jews who know what Jewry is all about and got out of the ethnocentric cabalism). Any Jew (plus the honorary Jews populating most ex-Christian countries) who praises the criminal state of the Jews is a Zionist. Enuntians apparenti,

  212. Parfois1 says:
    @Turk 152

    Don’t be too hard on Dannyboy for his ancestors “ass-kicking”. He is deep-down well-meaning and wears his heart on his sleeve. And he has not been around long enough yet to understand the ways of the world. In the fullness of time he’ll see the light and come round.

    Nice of you not to retort with accounts of “Muslim Ass-kicking” of their own from Al-Garb to Mindanao!

    • Agree: Turk 152
    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  213. Parfois1 says:
    @Commentator Mike

    The pattern of a prelude to war is there, as you make it clear. Whether it is imminent or in its preparatory stages (as in testing the other side’s defences, red flags, logistics and so on) it is almost obvious the chosen “solution” by the “chosen” ones. As far as I can see, although I’m no prophet nor clairvoyant, the Jewish Question is still an open question like a living cancer. They were given enough time since 1948 to earn a place among the peoples of the world; instead they spent those seven decades in a long list of criminal wars, thievery, mass murder and the most despicable behaviour to deserve the opprobrium of mankind as a criminal sub-race. And the US state, as the protector and enabler of that criminal sub-race, is as guilty as long as the citizens tacitly consent (by not actively oppose) to their criminality.

  214. @redmudhooch

    redmudhooch,

    Funny how so many Hitlerites here have a problem because Che was a murderer and a racist. Or should I say “alleged”, just as they claim that the such same allegations about Hitler are unfounded. But even in the allegations stakes Hitler would come out as a more rabid racist and a far bigger mass murderer.

    Anyway, to quote the last few paragraphs from your link, just to show how times have changed:

    According to Palestinian researcher Salman Abu Sitta, after Guevara’s visit to Gaza, Cuba gave scholarships to Palestinian students, granted citizenship to stranded Palestinians and held many conferences in support of Palestine. And as Palestine has become a symbol of struggle against colonialism, it’s no surprise that India’s first prime minister and anti-British colonialist Jawaharlal Nehru also visited Gaza in 1960 and met with the United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF), whose presence was to protect the old armistice line between Israel and Egypt.

    The Argentinean revolutionary leader was summarily executed by Bolivian forces in October 1967, nearly four months after the “six-day war”, when Gaza was annexed from Egyptian control and came under total Israeli occupation.

    Che became an icon of resistance, especially for leftist Palestinian resistance movements such as The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and the Palestinian People’s Party.

    His legacy endures and, for many Palestinian activists, he remains a source of inspiration, as a popular icon of rebellion against imperialism, colonialism and military occupation.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  215. Parfois1 says:
    @Wizard of Oz

    You say the Israeli-Saudi Axis of Evil was responsible for 9/11 and much other evil.

    You are nitpicking on irrelevant details to discredit the author. What does it matter whether theirs is a public alliance or a joint secret conspiracy in cohorts with their common and joint criminal, the US. That trio (Saudi-Usrael) are in it conjointly but it looks like the traitorous Saudis are already sniffing the wind and trying to cozy up with the Russians and wiggle out out of it. Oily money can make uncommon friends and so can the banksters money. There you are: the moneyed trio-parasitic club.

    You are trying to whizz in as a reasonable questioner but it becomes clearer what you are here for.

    Can someone tell me how to place a flag to flag a (((troll)))? You know which…

    Where are you Chuck?

  216. Parfois1 says:
    @Alfred

    But that there is no such person in the USA. 🙂

    That is precious!!!

    May I suggest, for the lack of quality, a very large quantity (you know, the critical stage of change from one state to another) might make the grade; such as the Capitol, White House, Pentagon and Langdon for starters. Then a stray salvo into Wall St.

  217. Antares says:
    @Dumbo

    Barrett is a convert to Islam so of course he views America as “the Great Satan” and all Muslim countries as good and/or victims of oppression.

    I read here for the first time that the Prophet already knew about the USA and its future wars and wrote a text about it.

  218. BDS Always says: • Website
    @BDS Always

    Tony, I got to thinking that something did not ring true and I have had a feeling about VT not being all it seemed due to contradictory articles posted on there.
    Plus there is an author of articles on there calling himself Giuseppe who’s writings basically are in the same deceptive style of Pamela Geller//Robert Spencer containing some absolute nonsense. It wouldn’t suprise me if he is a well funded Zionist agent as he only attacks Islam and Muslims.

  219. Rurik says:
    @NoseytheDuke

    Submission is the very essence. The idea is to submit to a greater power – God.

    One of my favorite stories of George Washington, was that he was a man that would submit to no other man on this earth. That he was reasonable, and respectful to his peers, but that submission to men, of any kind, was simply out. But he was also known to go off alone, at times, and would get on his knees to pray to his God. Humbly, and beseechingly, asking his greater power for wisdom.

    I don’t know how true that story is, but I always liked it.

    The idea is to submit to a greater power – God. But who can really know who or what is God?

    “Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a flea, yet he makes gods by the dozens.”

    ~ Michel de Montaigne

    People far, far smarter than I am, are also far, far more pious and devout in their religious fervor. So I try to honor the tenets of my belief systems, and acknowledge that while I can’t seem have conversations with God, that doesn’t mean that others can’t.

    But just as I respect others right to believe in whatever religion or God they honor, they too must honor my right to believe in none of them, and/or all of them. As long as a man believes in his God, then that God exists, and who am I to doubt it? That’s my take.

  220. Rurik says:
    @Commentator Mike

    Hitler would come out as a more rabid racist and a far bigger mass murderer.

    Well then, according to redmudhooch, that would only make him a bigger alpha.

    Against whom, if not the global capitalist banksters, was Hitler fighting? I’m sure redmudhooch, (and Che) would agree about the necessity of making those proverbial omelets.

    redmudhooch:

    Men pick up a rifle and fight back, unlike you worthless twits.

    Che died fighting the same parasites that have been ass raping you and looting your countries wealth for over a century.

    All true. Who, if not Goldman Sachs, et al, has been raping both Latin and North America for generations? Our beta cuck, has installed none other than Goldman Sachs as his Treasury Secretary. I don’t think that’s what Hitler, or Che, or Ilhan Omar or redmudhooch or Rurik would do. There’s actually a lot of common cause, among us all. I suspect we would have all heralded and lauded Gadhafi’s Gold Dinar, ((for which he was tortured to death)).

    More than any of you programmed CIA bots will ever be able to say for yourselves. Little Ilhan Omar put most of you cunts to shame. Sad! Take annuduh sip of dat kool aid bruh! Bend over and take another raping from your capitalist overlords!

    But this is where it gets unfortunate. Because as much as I loved seeing plucky little Ilhan giving it to Elliot Abrams, but good, I’m also acutely aware of her (and Kevin Barrett’s) genocidal racism. Which demands that America open its borders to unlimited teeming billions of the world’s POC, all demanding Affirmative Action and freebies, at the direct expense of (the often poor, utterly marginalized) working class white man.

    It was these men, veterans of WWI, and the betrayal of Germany at Versailles, that voted for Hitler

    http://media.gettyimages.com/photos/soup-kitchen-in-berlin-during-a-period-of-heavy-inflation-circa-1923-picture-id159759630?s=594×594

    Because Hitler told them he’d resurrect the Germany economy, being looted at the time by global capitalist overlords, and give them a job, and some shred of dignity, both of which their overlords had denied them.

    Just as the Deplorables voted for Trump, for the same reason.

    Because they were the ‘forgotten man’, in Bush’s and Obama’s America, of ‘inclusion’, and ‘diversity’, and Affirmative Action, to punish those Deplorables, just as the Weimar Regime punished the impoverished veterans of the war, and their families.

    But in both cases, ‘Little Ilhan Omar’s solution to what ails those coal minors, or German veterans, would be to crush their hopes under a tsunami of immigrants, to teach those vile white racists a lesson they’ll Never forget! Because in a generation or two, they be long gone, and only a vile memory of the white ‘Patriarchy, that oppressed and is oppressing all POC!!

    So that’s the challenge, you see. To breach that divide, between Ilhan and the Alt-right.

    Both oppose the Eternal Wars for Israel

    Both oppose the global capitalist overlords

    Both oppose Washington, DC endemic treachery and corruption

    Both oppose meddling in Third World countries

    Both support spending on infrastructure

    Both oppose wasting trillions on slaughtering innocents the world over, and serial destabilizations.

    Both support the Palestinian struggle.

    Both support brining the war criminals of the 21st century to justice..

    Both support protecting the environment

    Both support free speech

    And both are aligned on many, many more issues.

    But then here’s where it gets sticky. On the subject of immigration into white countries, of infinite millions upon millions of non-white peoples, who then receive favorable treatment at the expense of the (often poor), native born white citizens.

    The Ali-right is opposed to The Great Replacement. They don’t want to go gently into that good night, just because Kevin and Ilhan call them racists.

    They want to preserve their humble lifestyles, such as they are, to hand them down to their progeny, sans the racial hatred and strife, that come with massive demographic transformations.

    But sadly and tragically, for Kevin and Ilhan, (and so many others) this is a deal-breaker with the Alt-right, with whom there is so much otherwise agreement.

    Any attempt for Germany or Sweden or France or N. America, to put serious limits on the number of immigrants coming in, would cause Kevin and Ilhan to turn red-faced, white-knuckled with seething, rancorous rage- at such ‘racism’!

    They don’t just want whitey to go gently into that good night, they demand it.

    And therein lies the tragic disconnect. The Alt-right could meet them half way, but for their genocidal, anti-white, racial hatred on acid.

    I guess we’ll just have to cooperate when possible, but you’ll find on some issues, the Alt-right are non-negotiable.

    And likely to pull the lever for Trump, once again, because the alternative is slow, depraved genocide.

    No thank you.

    • Replies: @Turk 152
    , @RadicalCenter
  221. Turk 152 says:
    @Rurik

    “Both support free speech” except when you bring up African slavery in front of white people, then its blood libel. Anyway, you are thought provoking and there are many things that you say that I agree with.

    I think the problem with the black and white stance, no pun intended, on the immigration issue, is there is simply no way to claim that white Europeans are indigenous to the United States,they acquired it by hook, crook and blood no different than the Jews acquired Palestinian land and the immigrants that you want to wall off are probably the rightful owners of the land; However, that is not to say there aren’t plenty of merits to your counter positions that this is now a far more developed country requiring robust legal immigration standards, some of those immigrants may be involved in the considerable criminal activity in Mexico. But even then, defining the brown drug dealers as the real criminals while the Afghanistan heroin production is skyrocketing since the US occupation is also logically inconsistent. My point is that drawing a line in the sand on an issue that should be vigorously debated is what is the issue. As long as we keep fighting each other over “principles”, the real crooks, who care nothing of these matters except as wedge issues to serve their next scheme, will always be able to keep us conquered and divided.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  222. Rurik says:
    @Turk 152

    except when you bring up African slavery in front of white people, then its blood libel.

    It’s actually far worse than a blood libel, because this vacuous stupidity is ripping the nation apart at its seams.

    Here’s a clue: There haven’t been African slaves in America for over a hundred years +

    White people have been slaves in historical places and times, but you don’t hear them whining about it relentlessly.

    The reason pampered, millionaire assholes like Colin Kaepernick sanctimoniously protest the death of (the sometimes genuine problem of) black victims of police abuse (while very carefully avoiding all white victims of murder by cop), is because there’s supposed to be something called ‘systematic racism’ in America that ‘keeps the black man down’. Which is horseshit. Since I’ve been alive, it’s been the white man who’s been systemically discriminated against in every way possible, in order to uplift the black man (and all others). But what racist assholes like Kaepernick refuse to ever acknowledge, are the problems with their own house. Endemic criminality, and a celebration of ‘thug-life’ culture, that creates little monsters running around playing ‘knock out game’ on elderly people, among other savagery and criminality. The problems of the black community, are largely a consequence of the myopic unwillingness to ever hold black criminals accountable for their actions. (Rapist Kobe is their hero). And really, why bother, when there’s an avalanche of white, cucked SJW and Jewish supremacists and POC of every stripe, who love jumping on the bandwagon, and saying yea, fuck whitey! He’s a racist, he’s the cause of everyone’s failures and suffering. Let’s all take everything he’s got!

    simply no way to claim that white Europeans are indigenous to the United States,they acquired it by hook, crook and blood no different than the Jews acquired Palestinian land

    Are Turks indigenous to Turkey? Or did the Turks who’re there now, at one time, conquer it from the people who lived there, and take for themselves? Eh?

    Up until WWII, the thing to do was to conquer, or be conquered. The whole anti-colonization thing did’t start until the end of WWII. When the world’s people were so horrified at the carnage of the war, they decided to repudiate colonialism, and held up self-determination, as the new aspiration.

    Which I agree with.

    But does that mean all Mexicans with Spanish blood, must leave Mexico to the Purepecha and the Tarascans peoples? And return to Europe? What about those with mixed blood?

    Must the white people of Australia and New Zealand go back home, and leave New Zealand to the Mori people, who conquered it and replaced those whom were there previously?

    When the white man arrived at Hawaii, the people dominating the place, had conquered and replace the people who were there previously, should they all go back to where they came from?

    And how well will massive and transformational immigration work out for the blacks and Hispanics already here? We all already know that immigration from the Third world drives down wages, particularly for people in the black and Hispanic communities. Is it still an imperative, or only until whitey can be thoroughly throttled, by the collective hostility of all non-whites, and then they can sort out their respective hatreds and grievances, yes?

    And consider, the anti-white ‘Great Replacement’, isn’t just for North America, but for Europe and Scandinavia too. With a vengeance, in fact. I suspect, that were the ‘Great White Genocide’, only for North America, and that Europe would be safe, that many people like myself would be far more sanguine about it all. But when we see that the collective butt-hurt of the world’s non-white masses, all demand our Total genocide, even from our ancient and ancestral homelands like Sweden, and places where the people have been nothing but guiltless and generous to a fault, then it becomes obvious that what all the talk of ‘African slaves’ and ‘Indian genocide’ and ‘Holocaust’, blah, blah, blah.. ad nauseam., are all a calculated psychological weapon, aimed at Western Man’s Achilles’ heel – (his compassion, and kindness, and noblesse oblige), in order to overrun and destroy him utterly, so that others can take everything that he’s got for themselves. Duh.

    WWII was supposed to end colonialism and tribal aggression, not reverse it, so that now Jews were the ones who could ethnically cleanse others out of their ancient lands. And non-whites could do the same to all white nations and people. That was not supposed to be the deal. We never signed on for that. And so some people, no doubt are wondering, if perhaps whitey’s only hope, is to return to a more aggressive posture. Since kindness and appeasement, don’t seem to work so well.

    This is what the new ‘nationalism’ in Europe might be about. And I fully understand the motivating principle, believe me.

    My point is that drawing a line in the sand on an issue that should be vigorously debated is what is the issue.

    The Great Replacement, and the genocide of my people, and culture, and heritage and demonization of their ancestors, is non-negotiable.

    As long as that’s one of Ilhan Omar’s founding principles, she can eat shit and die screaming.

    I’ll consider her my existential enemy, until the day I die. If that’s her line in the sand.

    Otherwise, there are tones of things I could agree with her on, and work side by side with her, and people like her, for some positive changes to what ails both our respective peoples and communities.

    The choice is up to her.

    • Agree: Dannyboy
    • Replies: @Turk 152
  223. Turk 152 says:
    @Rurik

    If I respond to the words Armenian Genocide, the way you respond to the words African Slavery, you and everyone on this forum would think I was a complete third world nutjob fanatic. Feigning principles only when they serve your cause is commonly referred to as hypocrisy, or horeshit in your parlance.

    While I do think racism is real, not just for (or against) white America*, the issue has been handled in a completely unprincipled way. The issue, which in my generation have been more subtle, are not being addressed. It is just being used as a cudgel to avoid responsibility and gain power by formerly out groups. In effect, I am finding the cure worse than the disease because of the incidents like the ones you highlight.

    * (Incidentally, aside from certain regions of the country, who just wont quit, I actually think the US is one of the least racists countries in the world. I find Turkey, far more racists than the US. I just think that dumb Americans see a guy like white Christian GWB, praying, or Trump inviting all the ministers to his coronation and they identify with him. Is that racism, I dont think so, it is natural to gravitate towards people that you have shared interests with; every country or culture does that. They also dont spend alot of time, sole searching like the US does, which I actually think is kind of healthy. So, I say, suck it up!)

    • Replies: @Rurik
  224. @BDS Always

    I learned Islam through the Moroccan Maliki-Sufi school of thought.

    According to the consensus of Islamic scholars, all five major schools, including the “Shia” (Jafari) school, are fully orthodox. So I follow Hanafi rites in Turkey, Jafari rites in Iran, and Maliki rites and home and in Morocco.

  225. @Wizard of Oz

    I learned Islam through the Moroccan Maliki-Sufi school of thought.

    According to the consensus of Islamic scholars, all five major schools, including the “Shia” (Jafari) school, are fully orthodox. So I follow Hanafi rites in Turkey, Jafari rites in Iran, and Maliki rites and home and in Morocco.

  226. @Parfois1

    Not everyone of Jewish background is a Zionist.

    Zuckerberg has a history of meeting Netanyahu and working with Israel to censor anti-Zionist viewpoints. For example:

    https://theintercept.com/2016/09/12/facebook-is-collaborating-with-the-israeli-government-to-determine-what-should-be-censored/

  227. Dannyboy says:
    @renfro

    Oh, I’m sorry, have I offended your delicate sensitivities?

    Americans should walk stooped and with head bowed from all that “white guilt”, right?…lol

    “white Americans ” like you are the embarrassment. Have been for quite sometime.

    The fact that creatures like you find my comments offensive definitely puts some pep in my step and a big smile on my face.

  228. Rurik says:
    @Turk 152

    If I respond to the words Armenian Genocide, the way you respond to the words African Slavery, you and everyone on this forum would think I was a complete third world nutjob fanatic. Feigning principles only when they serve your cause is commonly referred to as hypocrisy, or horeshit in your parlance.

    Yes, it would be hypocritical, if I were to say that you, as a modern Turk, should be forced to give up your job, and your son’s hopes for a university education, and yours and his dignity, and rather wallow around in abased guilt for your ‘crimes’, because of what was once done to some people, by other people who happen to look like you.

    But I don’t say that, do I? So I’m not a hypocrite.

    I say that we are, as individuals, guilty or not, because of what we do, or didn’t do. I’m no more guilty for one man’s crimes against another man, hundreds of years ago, than the man on the moon. And that should be obvious to everyone.

    But it isn’t, is it? Because such brutally obvious, common sense reason and simple justice, doesn’t suit some people’s *agendas*, does it? As a working class white man who grew up poor, the idea that I’m guilt for slavery, and all the failures and challenges of the contemporary black community, wherever it is, is so preposterously idiotic, that it bends the space-time continuum, but that won’t stop some agenda-driven assholes from trying to make that case, now will it?

    or horeshit in your parlance.

    Exactly!

    I am finding the cure worse than the disease because of the incidents like the ones you highlight.

    Crikey! You’re sounding reasonable.

    They also dont spend alot of time, sole searching like the US does, which I actually think is kind of healthy. So, I say, suck it up!)

    Well, when you say ‘suck it up, I wonder if reparations from Turkey to Albania, are perhaps overdue. Along with Holocaust museums all over Turkey, reminding them of their terrible guilt. Germany has had its face mashed into the manure pile for generation after generation, maybe it’s way past time for Turkey. What do you think?

    In honesty, I’m one of those people who’s done a lot of soul-searching on all kinds of issues, race being one of them. Yes, there are American racists, of every type and stripe. The problem is today, our cultural eltes have convinced the POC that their racism, isn’t racism at all, because it’s directed at white men, and all people of good will all know it’s expected and right and good, to hate all white men and do all you can to fuck them over in every way possible, so nuanced soul-searching has sort of taken a back seat to wide-eyed astonishment, at a society gone utterly, completely insane.

    • Replies: @Turk 152
  229. Turk 152 says:
    @Rurik

    “The problem is today, our cultural eltes have convinced the POC that their racism, isn’t racism at all, because it’s directed at white men, and all people of good will all know it’s expected and right and good, to hate all white men and do all you can to fuck them over in every way possible.”

    -Yes, I agree this is a very big problem but it also seems too big, organized and destructive of a lie to be from a cultural elite. The continuous one-sided messaging on the subject, seems more like deep pocket or political interests supporting a meta narrative. It is also eerily similar to how regime change operations work, a couple of decades ago, it was Saddam Hussein, then Qaddafi, then Assad, now for whatever reason, it is the average white guy.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  230. @Parfois1

    Who has been proved naive?

    Are you aware that Zuckrrberg’s wife is (ethnic) Chinese and is not Jewish?

    But thanks for making me check that so that I found this:

    https://www.jta.org/2017/10/02/united-states/how-mark-zuckerberg-embraced-his-judaism

    Sorry Ron. It almost makes me vomit. I can’t imagine what it does for you! And yet, and yet, I have a Jewish friend who is quite relaxed about his sons bringing non Jewish wives to his regular Shabbat dinner where his Jewish convert wife presides. He doesn’t make me sick 🙂

  231. Rurik says:
    @Turk 152

    -Yes, I agree this is a very big problem but it also seems too big, organized and destructive of a lie to be from a cultural elite. The continuous one-sided messaging on the subject, seems more like deep pocket or political interests supporting a meta narrative.

    Well, it’s the J-supremacists (cultural elites), who own and control all the media, and we all know they would like every last white male Gentile, (Nazi) on the planet, castrated and then fed to wild animals.

    But in and of themselves, they’re still not enough to foist the message of hate universally enough to redound it to the far corners of every backwater on the planet.

    For that, they need allies. And that is where the radical feminism movement came in, and then the vitriolic campaign of racial hatred, and endless movies and other admonishments about how all white men are guilty! for slavery!, and genociding the Indians!, and most especially the Holocaust!’

    I’ve seen what all that programming can do to an otherwise intelligent white man, when he’s young and impressionable, he comes out of the Jewish supremacist universities and movie houses with an all-consuming self-loathing and self-contempt, which is fine and well in and of itself, but to have any real effect for change, he has to become a SJW, and Anti-fa type thug, and I’ve seen gobs of these zombies, all out there ‘doing right’.


    ‘Doing right ain’t got no end’

    And then add to that all the opportunistic POC, who see Western man and his civilization under assault as by a deadly virus, undermining its will to persevere, and sabotaging its vigor, ‘rotting the soul of a civilization; working secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of a city; he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to be feared’*, and as the West succumbs to its enemy, the world’s scavengers lust after the pickings, and move in, (literally) like vultures and hyenas on a dying lion’s body.

    That’s sort of how I see it.

    I once read from a website of a Hindu man in India, and it was amazing, because he was defending the West, and the ‘people of the forest’, as he called them, and demanding that they too have a right to persevere.

    It was amazing, because even tho he was obviously correct, (and moral and decent and humane), it seems there are almost no other POC that I’m aware of, that are also defending the West’s right to live unmolested by millions of immigrants, all seeking to feast on the carcass of Western civilization.

    Where are they?

    Or do they believe they have a right to colonize and impose themselves on a dying ((murdered)) civilization and people?

    I don’t begrudge the Syrian (genuine**) refugees (old men, women and children) going to Europe (or wherever they can) for temporary succor. Hardly. My problem is with the throngs of butt-hurt POC (and their genocidal apologists) all demanding that Europe and North America and Oceana must take all immigrants from everywhere, or they’re ‘racists’.

    To hell with that!

    * H/T to Cicero

    ** fuck the young, single Syrian men (or Afghans or others) thronging into Europe. They should be fighting alongside the heroic Syrian Army, Iran, Hezbollah, and the Russians to free their nation from the enemies who’re descending upon it, (and raping and killing their relatives they left back home). Not running like cowards to Germany, to get freebies and impose themselves on the German people, who’ve done them no harm.

    • Replies: @Turk 152
  232. TkA says:
    @Dumbo

    Kh-daddy was purportedly in the ambulance(after the manhandling and knife-to-the-ass play), guy got in, shot was heard, guy comes out waving his brand new SigSauer, conclusion is Kh-daddy must be dead. Like the helicopter disappearing behind the trees followed by a not-quite aligned explosion in a B-Movie.

  233. Turk 152 says:
    @Rurik

    Your replies are very thought provoking and a perspective that I dont hear often, which I appreciate. I look forward to reading your comments in future threads Rurik.

    • Agree: RadicalCenter
    • Thanks: Rurik
    • Replies: @Rurik
  234. @Nancy O'Brien Simpson

    It seems to me that the assassination was tied to the growing Fascism in the United States. Make no mistake, The Republicons are on a course to take over the world.

    • Replies: @Dannyboy
  235. Spend my infancy saying “pioneers for the communism ,we will be like Che”,in a island destroyed beyond repair by el Che and Fidel.
    Please take out che from this article and resend it ,so you have a perfect one.

  236. @Anonymous

    Hi
    I’m really sorry for your racial prejudice. God says in the Holy Quran. We have made you of different races and colors, and our best servants are your purest (that is, one who has not sinned)

  237. @Anon

    Hi.
    I swear to God Go read some study of true Islam and some history of the Middle East when you realize that Israel is not really a country but built by British extremist-backed Jews

  238. Rurik says:
    @Turk 152

    a perspective that I dont hear often, which I appreciate.

    One of my main reasons for participating at this (amazing) site, is for such widely ranging viewpoints and perspectives. Especially when they’re from people participating in good-faith, (like, is seems- yourself – which I too appreciate), even when we don’t always agree on everything.

  239. Herald says:
    @getaclue

    Che’s diaries, about as genuine as Hitler’s. Give me a break.

  240. Georgia says:

    No one questions the authenticity of Guevara’s Diaries. The Cuban Government doesn’t either. Sorry the truth as to your hero doesn’t match the lies you seem to want to believe, and spread, as to him. He loved to murder people–more than 500 personally at firing squad, many with no trial/no justice, and recorded the same blood lust in his writings i.e. he was a psychopath. Finally he got to taste the same –being human target practice for the Bolivian Army–after desperately trying to avoid it. — Try having an adult discussion without the lying/bs? There are no Communist “heros” — just thieves and murderers who got political power and then used it to steal and mass murder– over 100 Million last century were murdered by Communists and no doubt more to come this century –even in the USA if fools keep believing people like Che are role models…. As to recent Diary revelations: https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSN0743477420080707

  241. Dannyboy says:
    @Anti-Fascist

    It seems to me that the assassination was tied to the growing Fascism in the United States. Make no mistake, The Republicons are on a course to take over the world.

    LOL

    This has to be satire…right?

  242. @Turk 152

    Agree wholeheartedly except the wildly inflated college tuition number.

    Anyone who incurs a quarter million dollar tuition bill that they can’t afford without loans, as an undergrad, is showing terrible judgment and has been poorly advised.

    [MORE]

    Such tuition is easily and I mean easily avoided.

    Average in-state college tuition in the USA for example, ranges from $5,000 to $9,000 per year (plus books and fees) in almost all States. VT and PA are worse, CA better.

    https://www.collegetuitioncompare.com/state/

    Just pick a Cal State instead of U Cal, for example. Same in almost any US State.

    https://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/campus-costs-of-attendance.aspx

    Total tuition for four years at Cal State:
    Less than $24,000 at the current rate, no more than about $28,000 even assuming large annual increases

    In other words, a little more than a tenth of the $250 k shock number.

    Nobody has to pick expensive out-of-State and/or private universities that cause them to “need” to borrow $100,000-plus for college. If they do so, as I did, they should live with their asininely and obviously stupid decision and endeavor to pay back the loan. College crisis is fabricated bullshit. Healthcare affordability crisis, by contrast, is not.

    I would, however, make student loans generally dischargeable in bankruptcy. Presumably that would cause lenders to be more restrained and realistic in their lending to 18- to 23-year-olds with little demonstrated (or often actual) prospect of paying back such large sums.

  243. @Parfois1

    Muslim Ass-kicking of nonMuslims to be proud of in Mindanao? My wife is from Mindanao and she and her family still there would strenuously disagree.

    Like Hapilon and the Islamists’ sudden sneak attack, torture, murder, and effective imprisonment of the people of Marawi City in 2017?

    I wish the Spanish or the Americans had driven Muslims out of Mindanao when they occupied the Phils. Many Filipinos in that area wish the same. Yes, I’ve been there and spoken with them, as has my wife in the common regional language (Visayan, not Tagalog).

    As an aside, though, I wouldn’t put it past the US Gov to instigate and even fund the Marawi massacre and takeover — to punish duterte for being less obsequious, and/or to create a pretext to insert US troops into the area to help liberate Marawi.

  244. @Rurik

    Well said. Except that massive “legal” nonEuropean immigration has continued unabated under Trump.

    So Trump is already a guarantee of NOT-so-slow impoverishment, displacement, and subjugation of the core founding and sustaining population of the USA.

    Dems, yes, would try to accelerate the process even more.

    • Agree: Rurik, Dannyboy
  245. Dannyboy says:
    @redmudhooch

    Che was a typical Leftist candyass.

    • Replies: @Dannyboy
  246. Dannyboy says:
    @Dannyboy

    Don’t Shoot! I’m Che! I’m worth more to you alive than dead!”

    Oh yeah, that’s a pussy right there.

    LOL

  247. Herald says:
    @Johnny Rico

    I should just come out and say what I think, but instead I beat about the bush and let things slip by.

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