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So where was I? As I was saying, traveling during Covid is not exactly relaxing. Entry rules can change overnight, and flights may be canceled at the last minute. No really means no, just like on your first date, all those moons ago. You ain’t getting in, so stop begging.

On my last day in Skopje, I got a Covid test just after dawn, with the negative result arriving just two hours later. It was far from a Shawn Kemp slam dunk. The day before, I had drank rakija from a bottle shared with two strangers. Walking around, my friend Alex and I had run into two friendly old farts, just sitting in the shade, watching pigeons. When one gave me the plastic bottle, I just had to gulp down a bracing shot, then another one. It would have been extremely rude to rebuff such as spontaneous gesture of kindness and universal brotherhood.

One man was 70-years-old, and the other was 78 and a former truck driver. Each had a cheerful disposition, bulbous nose, firm posture and fine complexion. With Alex translating, I asked the ex truck driver if he had a girlfriend in each town, and that got him talking all right.

“I’ve had sex with over a thousand women! That’s right, over a thousand. If I saw a beautiful woman, I had to fuck her!”

This casanova had driven as far as Kuwait, so we asked if he had pleasured an Arab woman. No, unfortunately, although one did all she could to seduce him.

“She pulled up her burqa, and there was no panties, but I couldn’t.” We all cracked up. He popped his eyes, bunched his fist and lifted his arm in an illustrative uppercut, to mimic that distant arousal. “I just couldn’t. In Kuwait, if you stole, they chopped your hand off.” The long-hauler didn’t care to have anything of his chopped off.

He spoke quite fondly of the Tito years, and even did a Partizan salute, so I aped the man after my parting shot of rakija. When he said, “I loved Tito,” his friend chimed in, “I loved Jovanka!”

*

Alex is a take-charge kind of a guy, which means he’s a facilitator, protector and sometimes bully. He’ll do what he thinks is right. In school, Alex stood up for kids who were picked on, even if it meant fighting their harassers. Alex slapped classmates to stop them from smoking.

In college, Alex argued with a hardline Marxist professor, which resulted in him getting an unjust D. Years after Socialism’s collapse, however, Alex caught this man leaving a church, so he shouted, “Hey, I thought you didn’t believe in God!”

Surprisingly, the old red graciously responded, “I was wrong.”

Seeing a single typo on my Covid test result, Alex went to the lab to get it corrected. “We don’t want to take any chances.”

Set, Alex drove me to the airport after midnight, in an orange-lit smog. “Look at this pollution,” Alex grumbled. Parts of the highway were under repair, yet poorly marked. “That’s just typical,” Alex shook his head. In the backseat sat Alex’ son, Slave, and our mutual friend, Darko.

Thirty-six-years-old, Darko’s an underemployed dentist just waiting to emigrate to Australia. I had visited his grandma’s village, Prostranje, to see all of its empty houses. Half a century ago, Prostranje had a thousand people. Now, there are only ten, and no one is doing anything, not even farming. Guided by Darko, I dropped in on a 95-year-old man and his 62-year-old son, a former factory worker. A grape arbor graced their house’s entrance, and strings of hefty, curling red peppers were dangled to dry. Once, 15 people were crowded into this handsome, solidly built house, now crumbling on the outside.

Inside Prostranje’s well-maintained 19th-century church, I admired the still-vibrant and rather spectacular frescoes. This is heritage, lovingly preserved. Using pitchforks, dark devils with darting red tongues poke naked sinners into hell, where wolves may devour them. I inspected its made-in-America bell. Inside its long-dead elementary school, there was a mini pub with four photos of Tito, in a medal-bedecked military uniform, suit, and, with a hunting rifle slung on his back, looking suave and regal on horseback. Yugoslav maps and army jackets shared a wall with a religious icon. Behind the bar, there was a photo of a half naked woman, barely covered by lurid green leaves.

Darko, “I come here, my parents come here, to fix our old house. We do everything ourselves. I feel good when I’m here, because this is my village, my history. My family has been here more than 300 years.”

Despite all that, he’ll have to leave his beloved North Macedonia soon, because he’s still unmarried and living with his parents, like so many other professionals in this broken economy.

Just before disappearing into the airport, I hugged Alex goodbye, gave Slave a fist bump and accepted a gift pen from Darko. ”

“We’ll meet again,” I optimistically said. “Maybe in Sidney!”

“Yes, we’ll meet again!”

*

My plane was supposed to leave Skopje at 4:45PM, with a layover in Istanbul of just 1:45, but my departure was changed to 2:35AM, which meant I had to slump, slouch, schlep around and nod off inside Sabiha Goksen for 16 hours! I couldn’t go into town without a visa, a requirement I had forgotten about.

In the international transit section, there were McDonald’s, Burger King, Starbucks, Subway, Popeyes Louisiana Chicken and Sbarro, plus Turkish chains Mado Cafe, Maca Cafe, Secco Kafe, Karafirin Bakery, Simit Sarayi and Usta Doneci, etc. Trattoria Milano, Heroes Sports Bar and a few others had gone out of business, presumedly because of the coronavirus crisis. With so much time on my hand, I could observe there was very little traffic at this airport, though occasionally, it would be swarmed for half an hour or so, thus giving the impression that everything was still normal.

Set apart in the mezzanine was a very pleasant eatery called Big Chefs, so that’s where I sheltered for several hours. With its tables civilly spaced, everyone had his serene bubble, and the music was elegant. Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald’s singing Irving Berlin’s Cheek to Cheek has to be among the peaks of American culture, and Betty Carter scatting, riffing and growling One of My Favorite Things is pretty damn awesome too. I felt blessed.

ORDER IT NOW

Suddenly, I heard English coming from the next table, but it was spoken so softly, I had to strain to make sure it was really the Queen’s. The young couple turned out to be from Liverpool, and they had only come to Turkey to get new teeth. He was a mechanic and she’s an accountant.

Flashing his sparkling chompers, the bearded man said, “I only paid 1,800 Pounds. In England, that would have cost me 5,000.”

“Where did you go?”

“Izmir. It’s down south, by the ocean. This doctor is very famous. A lot of English people go to her.”

His tank topped girlfriend added, “I got mine done, too.” Showing off blameless teeth, she smiled. “I paid 5,000. It would have cost me 14,000 back home.”

“Looks great!”

In Turkey ten days, they never had a chance to even hang out in Istanbul, one of the world’s most resonant cities. It’s really deep, man. Now they were going back to work. Before Covid, they had planned a trip to Paris and Amsterdam, which they had never seen. They had traveled a bit, though, with trips to Tenerife, Krakow, Torino and even Bali. Years from now, people will look back in astonishment at how accessible this entire earth was to even the working class of privileged countries.

*

Just before we boarded, a middle-aged Turk was turned away from another flight. Enraged, he unleased a tirade that stopped and started, with no security guard nearby to calm him down. There was so much hurt in his anger, I almost expected him to sob.

In any totalitarian state, just getting on a plane is nearly a miracle, so if you haven’t experienced this abject hope, anxiety and fear, consider yourself pampered. Freedom of movement is among the first to be taken away, and it’s already begun.

My Pegasus mistress tore my boarding pass so gently yet authoritatively, I felt acute love, then moved on. Though mine was a window seat, a woman had taken it, so I sat in hers. Flying into Beirut in the dark, I wouldn’t be seeing much anyway.

The passport, Covid and customs checks at Beirut’s airport were surprisingly hassle-free, so, just like that, I was out in the warm Lebanese air. I had a driver, Ali, to take me to Al-Quala’a, just over an hour south of Beirut, and why was I going there? To be close to Israel, of course, for can any Jew resist this visceral yank?

*

It wasn’t quite midnight, yet all the streets and houses were barely lit, and there were almost no open cafes or restaurants. Although I knew Lebanon was in a severe economic crisis, I wasn’t aware there were scheduled electricity blackouts daily, and capital control had been imposed for a year, so that Lebanese could only have rationed access to their own money in the bank. On top of a corrupt government, there was also Beirutshima, and a suspicious series of wild fires that many Lebanese attribute to Israel. Before you dismiss them as paranoid or “anti-Semitic,” a meaningless word here, consider how many times Jews have attacked their country, and that Jewish fighter jets daily violate their airspace. That roar above the clouds has become so familiar, locals barely notice it.

Wiry, dark and mustached, Ali’s a cheerful ex-cop of roughly my age. Although I had been informed he didn’t speak much English, Ali had more than enough to chatter with me. He had learnt English by watching American TV shows and movies, he said. His first foreign language was French.

“You never took an English class?” I asked.

“Never!”

“That’s incredible.” Perhaps Ali had worked overseas, I thought. “Have you traveled much?”

“No, I do not travel. I love Lebanon too much!”

I couldn’t help but chuckle at that odd answer.

Ali, “My daughter is in Australia.”

“Wow! You should go see her.”

“No, she come to see me. She has three sons.”

“You haven’t seen them?”

“One, six-years-old, has come to Lebanon.”

“That’s good.”

“My wife go to Australia. She stay there two months.”

“So she travels…”

“Yes, she been to Syria, Iraq, Iran, Australia.”

“I love to travel.”

“A friend invite me to America. He say he pay for my plane ticket, give me money to spend. I say no. Another friend invite me to Arabia. If I don’t want to go to America,” he laughed, “why I want to go to Arabia?”

“Just go, look around, eat new food?”

“No, I like it here. I love Lebanon.”

On our right, there was just enough light to reveal the ocean. Highway signs indicated unfamiliar towns and cities, and even Sidon was unrecognizable because it’s called Saida here. A brightly lit, humongous bakery flashed by. Al Forno was like a casino.

Ali was sipping from a can of Heineken. “I drink when I drive. I drink beer and scotch and whiskey. I drink beer in the morning, afternoon, evening, night.”

“How many beers do you drink a day?”

“I don’t count them.”

“Do you drink beer at a cafe, in your village?”

“I’m the only one, drink beer, in my village!”

“Wow! So where do you drink?”

“I must go to another village,” meaning Christian ones, such as Sarba, a village inhabited by descendants of 11th century Serb crusaders.

We passed several churches, with one giant one, on top of a hill, in Maghdouché. Jesus and Mary had sheltered in a cave there. We saw mosques, of course, and Hezbollah billboards and banners.

Since they are on the front line against Jewish power, you’ll be delivered too when they win, God willing, whether you call Him Jesus, Allah, Buddha or Vishnu. You must join me, then, in rooting for these Arab fighters. If only the rest of us had their balls and brains, this war would already be over.

When Ali says “before the war,” he means Lebanon before 1975, but his country has been continuously under siege or attacked by Jews since 1948, with the founding of Israel. More than any other nation, Jews trigger war. It’s what they do, for profit, revenge, conquest or sadistic, righteous fun, judging by how much they cheerlead each new one.

Just think of all the wars they started in the last century alone. Just think of the one you’re submerged in, right now.

ORDER IT NOW

That fuse is getting short. Three more days before hell breaks loose. It’s all planned at your expense. Though way late, you still must act, if only to save what’s left of your ass. There’s still some flesh there, though pitiful. It may grow back.

Linh Dinh’s latest book is Postcards from the End of America. He maintains a regularly updated photo blog.

 
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  1. I couldn’t go into town without a visa, a requirement I had forgotten about.

    I thought they waived that for short excursions, but maybe that’s just for cruise-ship arrivals. It used to be a trivial matter to get a visa at the airport, but I guess the “improvement” by moving to e-visas screwed things up for spur-of-the-moment visitors with unplanned time to kill.

    • Replies: @republic
    , @tomo
  2. If only the rest of us had their balls and brains.
    Obviously you have Linh, otherwise you wouldn’t be doing these travels, particularly at this time. A friend of mine, a university professor, was visiting Lebanon a few years ago, and had some dental work done in Sidon at one of Hizbollah’s clinics. He spoke highly of the quality, and the insignificant cost as opposed to doing the same work in North America under his health plan. It’s too bad the two Brits travelled to Turkey instead of Lebanon. Anyway, looking forward to your next article during these dark and explosive times.

    • Agree: Alfred
  3. Linh Dinh says: • Website

    Hi all,

    I forgot to add this link, my Jew proof.

    Linh

  4. GeeBee says:

    Years from now, people will look back in astonishment at how accessible this entire earth was to even the working class of privileged countries.

    Who’d have guessed this just six months ago. But it is indeed over. Et in Arcadia ego

    • Agree: Montefrío
  5. Obviously not well known in common (near) historical knowledge is the fact that Hezbollah gave the IDF a serious shit kicking in their 2006 war. Even WIKI can’t hide the fact. Added to which the IDF didn’t even get to reach the front line fighters who were properly held in reserve. They cut and run. Despite how we in the west are conditioned to look upon the Arabs as sand niggers who only want to kill Jews they have a proud history predating our own and very much dislike exploitation and the indignities therein.

    The Hezbollah conflict in my opinion was a turning point in the whole region. The promotion of Israel as being invincible was shattered and Arabs now had a point of pride. The cowardly 48 hour bombing of Lebanon by the Israeli air force during the 48 hours before the treaty of peace was to take place went on without condemnation. Our own Canadian Prime Minister Shlomo Harper didn’t make a peep when 4 Canadians were killed at a UN observation point during this travesty.

    As a related observation of the above I suspect that the human material for real, brutal man on man type of conflicts is over. Whether in Israel, Canada, France , the USA or anywhere in the 1st world one can no longer summon the manhood to rush to the colours with empty phrases of freedom and democracy. They serve for career reasons and getting killed is not part of the bargain as they tabulated it. Fun historical fact (documented) : France killed 75,000 0f their own soldiers during their own artillery bombardments in WW1. And some people are still farting about 58,000 in Vietnam over 20 years. Go figure.

    So it will be high tech from now on, Cyber-warfare 24/7 , and drones. How an occupation occurs is a mystery to me. The physical kind. The mental kind is obvious.

    Cheers-

  6. Is ‘multi-cultural’ Lebanon a possible political role-model for the USA future? – The President of ethnicity X, the Speaker of the House of ethnicity Y, and Supreme Court Chief Justice of ethnicity Z …

    Hezbollah people are significantly Shia Muslims, and one Shia practice meriting mention is that Shia are more open to Islamic ‘temporary marriage’, say for the weekend … there are ads by women offering themselves as ‘temporary wives’ in Iranian media apparently

    The idea is that, by leaving a slot open for one of your four wives, you can on a whim, have a ‘wife’ for a night or a weekend … of course you give her a ‘wedding gift’ (which may be cash) … you go to the imam to consecrate the marriage (small gift for him too is merited), and then the next morning, or on Sunday evening, you say the word ‘Talaq’ 3 times, and the marriage is over, it is said

    Saudi princes do this when travelling apparently, but it tends to be frowned upon for Sunni Muslim commoners … This practice is so seductive that there is an overall trend of some of the numerically preponderant Sunni Muslims converting to be Shia to enjoy this full male freedom … a male patriarchy fantasy but of course it most favours those with a bit of cash to toss around

    Iran’s birth rate has collapsed worse than that of white Europe tho, so it seems in the long run a society run with this creates issues

  7. jo6pac says:

    Stay safe

    Timur so right you are;-)

  8. @brabantian

    If that is the case mate, then count me in as a convert to Shia Islam as of this moment. Given that my Roman Catholicism is now in full embrace of LGBQ+, the few Iranian or Lebanese women that I’ve seen on campuses, look mighty appealing. Send me all the details on this temporary marriage thing.

  9. Sydney. This aside, here’s some good footage of Hezbollah-in-Syria liquidating Isramerica’s pet Sunni terrorists:

    • Replies: @Alfred
  10. Notsofast says:

    Still wondering what hezbollahs response to the welding accident/ mini nuke will be?

    • Agree: Alfred
  11. Notsofast says:

    It looks like your shack in al quala was designed by Ron Unz Interiors.

    • Replies: @gT
  12. frankie p says:

    Linh,

    Are you planning to drop in on Taxi?

    If so, send her my love.

    Frankie P

    • Replies: @Majority of One
    , @JimmyB
  13. Polemos says:
    @Linh Dinh

    Boldly wearing what some man has worn before. 🛸

  14. Biff says:

    Years from now, people will look back in astonishment at how accessible this entire earth was to even the working class of privileged countries.

    Last night was Loy Kratong festival here in Thailand and I ran into at least a dozen expats such as myself, and we seem to have the commonality of the sensation of being “stuck” in place and time(and uniformly glad we are where we are; Chiang Rai). Some have family(mostly children) that they feel are now so much farther from them now than any other time in their lives(absence makes the heart grow fonder!), and “stuck” in various lockdowns.

    The only person I know of traveling the world at the moment is our host: Linh Dinh
    He’s got fortitude and drive of a twenty year old – admirable…

    https://thailandtravelbag.com/loy-krathong-wonderful-thai-festival/

  15. Royitis says:

    “Since they are on the front line against Jewish power, you’ll be delivered too when they win, God willing, whether you call Him Jesus, Allah, Buddha or Vishnu. You must join me, then, in rooting for these Arab fighters. If only the rest of us had their balls and brains, this war would already be over.

    When Ali says ‘before the war,’ he means Lebanon before 1975, but his country has been continuously under siege or attacked by Jews since 1948, with the founding of Israel. More than any other nation, Jews trigger war. It’s what they do, for profit, revenge, conquest or sadistic, righteous fun, judging by how much they cheerlead each new one.

    Just think of all the wars they started in the last century alone. Just think of the one you’re submerged in, right now.”

    I just wanted to quote this. Wonderful.

    • Agree: Old and Grumpy, tomo
  16. Dan Hayes says:
    @Linh Dinh

    Linh,

    So you’ve finally SOLD OUT! Congratulations, it’s been long overdue!

  17. MrVoid says:

    Since they are on the front line against Jewish power, you’ll be delivered too when they win, God willing, whether you call Him Jesus, Allah, Buddha or Vishnu. You must join me, then, in rooting for these Arab fighters. If only the rest of us had their balls and brains, this war would already be over.

    I love the sentiment. It’s time for Gentiles of the world to unite.

  18. Good to hear someone else frankly praising Hezbollah.

  19. Dan Hayes says:
    @RealAmerican

    Perhaps Pope Frankie will introduce these temporary marriages as part of his ongoing efforts to reconstitute the RC Church!

    • Replies: @chris
    , @anon
  20. @frankie p

    Now that would be a true meeting of the minds—international relations in overdrive. They both tell it like they see it.

    • Replies: @frankie p
  21. TJM says: • Website
    @Linh Dinh

    LOL! Helluva T-Shirt Linh. Cracks me up. A few years ago when I was in the SFO airport waiting for a plane. I saw a big black man come out of the jet way wearing a black shirt with white lettering:

    “Drunk Lives Matter”.

    That is the shirt I will wear until the end of my days.
    TJM

    • LOL: chris
  22. anon[400] • Disclaimer says:
    @anon

    Locally, we will be facing robots that will have real-time communication with centralized AI coordinating them. The reason 5G is being pushed (including in Iran) is to enable a wireless grid that allows for real-time communications for command, control, and surveillance via roaming robots and drones.

    A drone or a robot has limited computing processing power. Even equipped with AI chips (such as the ones in your iPhones and iPads) it does not have the processing power to deal with novel r/t situations. That is where the central AI and the requisite communication linkage between roaming machines and the brains via 5G+ enters the picture. Taking out the cellular stations takes the AI out of the loop. Signal jamming after that will disrupt swarm protocols. Isolated, it is then a matter of taking out one angry machine after another.

    Your neighborhood will, of course, lose its UBI for a month. Will the waters puke the little fishies?

    TBD.

    • Replies: @Johan
  23. gT says:
    @Notsofast

    While I quite like the close to the floor Turkish couches they have in Lebanese owned “nightclubs” with everyone smoking hookah pipes, having the bed so close to the floor is a bit disconcerting to me though, there are lots of spiders where I live.

    I suspect that living closer to the ground is healthier, even wanted my guest bathroom converted to have an Eastern squat type toilet, sans the water wiping requirements, with a separate Western public toilet standup style urinal, but it never happened.

    • Replies: @sarz
  24. anon[400] • Disclaimer says:

    Really enjoyed reading this one, Lin.

    Humans policed by machines owned by a few other humans. This is what is coming. Globally, including Lebanon. Doesn’t the ridiculous Ayatollah wear a mask? It’s the same global gang, no geographic fronts. Hope I am wrong.

    We could pray for a cosmic solution. I am praying for our mother Milky Way to throw something at the satelites of these crazed megalomaniacs. It would be awsome if LEO and even further up became NO FLY ZONES for anyone’s satelites and rockets. If I were in charge of Iran’s defenses, I would focus on spreading massive amounts of debries in LEO. Forget hitting other satelites. Just keep sending exploding satelites up to LEO. KILL THOSE BIRDS.

    It will do humanity good if technology gets a monkey wrench thrown in a for while while humanity grows up and is ready to wield these capabilities.

    • Replies: @anon
  25. Dumbo says:

    Maybe Linh should visit Israel too, since he’s around? And talk to local people?
    It could be interesting too. Even though the Haredim might not be easy to approach…
    I personally am divided on this issue. I’m not a fan of Hezbollah or Arabs or Muslims in general, and certainly don’t appreciate their presence in Europe, but I get it that in Lebanon there’s not too much choice, and they are fighting against odds.
    I didn’t like the few Israelis I met, except one, which was a nice guy. But I’ve never been to Israel, so I can’t say for sure. Jews in other parts of the world can vary, some bad, some very bad, some good.
    Jewish Power is something else, of course. Few can deny that the New Global Order and the plan to remake humanity is mostly led by Jews (and Anglos too).
    Aren’t Anglos and Jews also most of the people behind the Covid Farce?
    But it seems Linh’s hatred for Jews is becoming a bit too intense, which is a pity.
    He’s becoming like a Vietnamese Céline (I could never read Céline’s prose, I find it unreadable, but I’ve read L’École des Cadavres, I think.)
    Don’t let hate consume you.
    “But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you”
    But the real reason is that too much hate becomes bad for your health too.
    O well. Let’s wait and see what happens.
    Happy Halloween and Merry Christmas.

  26. Anonymous[401] • Disclaimer says:

    >”Don’t let hate consume you.”

    Tell that to Juden, STILL mooching off WWII!

    Hate doesn’t consume those righteously expressing it. Jesus, recall, didn’t sing “Kumbaya” with Temple money-lenders.

    Odd, too, how Chosenites call those who oppose Zionazism “haters.”

    What did Germany 1933-45 do that Matzonia hasn’t done over the past 72 years? It’s only stopped from shoahing Palestinians by iPhones, the Internet, and the few post-Nuremberg international laws it doesn’t shite upon. Yet.

    Bibi and Adolf: BFF!

    • Replies: @Dumbo
  27. chris says:
    @Dan Hayes

    No Dan, he’ll make all the other ones temporary

    • Thanks: Dan Hayes
  28. @Linh Dinh

    Woah that’s quite the statement! Careful where you wear that, it’s like a bullseye along parts of your itinerary.

    The hexagram has only been a zionist symbol since late 19th C, appropriated in much the same way the Nazis stole the svastika.
    Prior to then it was featured widely by many religions & cultures (including Christians, Arabs & kabbalists), with supernatural connotations.

    • Replies: @Ann Nonny Mouse
  29. frankie p says:
    @Majority of One

    I’m pretty sure I remember Linh saying that they had corresponded. I know that I stay in touch with Taxi and plan to visit her in southern Lebanon. I have even considered volunteering to spend time teaching English to young Shia in South Lebanon. They need to be able to get their message of pride and dignity to the west; like Colin Wright said above, “Good to see someone praising Hezbollah.”
    I’ve been researching them and I’m quite impressed. They are like the deplorable Christians in the US; they are good people, they are not white (or Arab) Supremacists. They get labelled by the (((jusual suspects))) because they refuse to bow. I like that.

  30. chris says:
    @Linh Dinh

    Take care of yourself, Linh and keep cranking out all these jewels, but above all, stay safe!

  31. Since they are on the front line against Jewish power, you’ll be delivered too when [Hezbollah] win[s], God willing, whether you call Him Jesus, Allah, Buddha or Vishnu. You must join me, then, in rooting for these Arab fighters.

    This is foolishness. Moslems are not our friends, have never been our friends, and never will be. The Koran tells Moslems over and over that Allah hates “infidels” and that, therefore, they must hate us as well. This is reflected by Moslems’ behavior toward non-Moslems since the time of Mohammed. In fact, the Moslem false prophet was himself a robber, rapist, and mass murderer of “infidels”. Today’s Moslems continue to rob, rape, and murder Christians. Moslem sympathizers should get their heads out of their asses and remember the little girls of Rotherham.

    It seems that a lot of people are simple-minded, or perhaps weak-minded, enough to think that if A is their worst enemy, then B must be a pretty nice guy if B doesn’t like A. As it happens, that’s bullshit. Jews are arguably our worst enemies. And Moslems are also arguably our worst enemies. That’s because they are both irreconcilable enemies who hate us, and anyone who says different about either one is a damn fool.

    What’s more, what would happen if Hezbollah or any other group of Moslems managed to do away with Israel by whatever means? Millions more Jews would immigrate to East Asia, especially to Linh Dinh’s homeland of Vietnam! Just kidding. They would all come to Christian countries. So unless you want our inimical Jewish overclass to be seriously reinforced, don’t be hoping for a Moslem victory over there. We want more Jews in the Middle East and fewer here, not the other way around. And we want the Jews and Moslems at each other’s throats until the end of time.

    • Agree: TKK
    • Troll: ploni almoni
    • Replies: @Rev. Spooner
  32. If Muslims would agree to accommodate all Palestinians throughout their own lands… we can lock up all Jews in Israel and throw away the key for good. No more wars for profit!

    • Replies: @Svigor
    , @TKK
  33. cranc says:

    That fuse is getting short. Three more days before hell breaks loose. It’s all planned at your expense.

    I didn’t have kids because I always feared this shit was coming. Now I wish I had, stangely, as I think my genes are at least as worthy of passing on as those of the herd around me.
    If I ever did, I would invite you to be the godfather to my children, Linh.
    I am reading Love Like Hate at the moment.
    I recommend it.

    • Replies: @Tony2tu
  34. republic says:
    @The Alarmist

    I think that flights with Turkish airlines that have a transit stop in Istanbul allow passengers to visit the city during the layover.

  35. @RealAmerican

    Sorry! You have to convert to Islam first and then have to travel to Saudi and finally take on other test chores before u’r qualified for a temp-marriage! Haha😂

  36. @antitermite

    Isn’t it the Rot-h-Schild? Wrong colour?

    • Replies: @antitermite
  37. tomo says:

    “..Alex is a take-charge kind of a guy, which means he’s a facilitator, protector and sometimes bully. He’ll do what he thinks is right. In school, Alex stood up for kids who were picked on, even if it meant fighting their harassers. ”

    Most Serbs are like that me included (that’s why when I lived in LA – very famous people used to tell me that I should be a mayor of Venice Beach – because I knew and connected so many people who would otherwise never meet) – we are culturally brought up to be that way – a mix of humor, social justice, collaboration etc…
    The executive producer of Sex and the City told me that I should have a chat show (just for being a normal Serb, chatting, joking and gossiping as we all do – and our language is optimized for these 3 things).

    Bullying is very different from how they do so often in JUSA – it’s more to do with humor and pushing people to do something brave or good for them. Not at all like JUSA high schools where everyone mindlessly bullies everyone – easy targets like fat kids etc…
    In Serbian high schools we used to bully teachers – never each other. That’s what you need balls for – any idiot can bully a fat kid or a geek…
    Unlike JUSA – where everyone I know hates even mentioning high school (they had such a horrible time there and are still stunted and psychologically damaged, perhaps on purpose, at that mental level and they never mature beyond it) ….in Serbia we LOVED being in high school – and we all remember it gladly for the rest of our lives (and most people stay in touch with their high school friends – as I do – I studied at several universities around the world – and am usually the only one who still connects old (English) friends – the Serbian way.
    It’s a very different mentality to any Anglosheeple passive zombiehood.

    • Replies: @Ugetit
    , @JimmyB
  38. Svigor says:

    Hezbollah or bust

    One way to give Americans cognitive dissonance is to tell them you always side with the underdog. They’ll nod their heads, because similar to the way American leftists tell themselves they’re non-conformist rebels while actually living as status-quo-enforcing arch-conformists, Americans don’t actually side with the underdogs; they side with whomever their jevvish indoctrinators tell them to. Then go on to tell them how you side with the poor Empire/Vader, House Slitheryn, the Palestinians, the Iranians, etc., because they can never catch a break. Then remind them that you always side with the underdog, the downtrodden, etc., just for good measure.

    The faces the poor dopes make as their wheels turn and then grind to a halt, they’re just priceless.

    • Agree: tomo
  39. TKK says:

    I enjoy Linh’s quirky, blunt insights about people he meets and intuitive photography.

    With that said, someone who is loafing around the world is not our best life advisor.

    I say that as someone who has loafed around, but I paid my own way. I never asked strangers to fund my loafing because….he doesn’t want to work? I have never understood the beggar mentality or helping someone who wants me to hand over money I earned while he lounges in an airport.

    But don’t fall for his dreamy eyed con. Swapping the zealots in the IDF for the zealots in Hezzbolah is a devil’s bargain. Hezzbolah recruits young men to blow themselves up in exchange for giving their family about $15,000. That’s why the mothers have their portraits in a place of prominence and wail so theatrically when a camera appears.

    The Shia marriage of convenience only benefits the man. Muslim societies treat women who are not virgins horribly. Go a few streets behind the Blue Mosque in Istanbul and see the prostitutes call out for work. They are wretchedly unhappy. The best they can do besides sell their bodies is sell snacks near Taksim Square.

    All the mental gymnastics in the world cannot make Islam work for anyone other than devout men who tow the party line. If you embrace and enjoy Political Correctness – then Islam is for you. If not- give it a strong rethink.

    In his final paragraph, Linh warns us about our demise in America. And calls for us to take some vague action or our a** is grass.. What action? We have jobs, homes, families, elderly parents. I know Linh abandoned his nephew who was being abused and terrorized, but some of us don’t head for the hills when the vulnerable need us.

    We can’t all just cut and run, day drink and pontificate. He reminds me of the elites on the coast.

    He just went to a cheaper coast.

    • Troll: Craig Nelsen
  40. Svigor says:
    @God's Fool

    Oh, I’ve seen this show. It’s called “give me what I want right now, goy, and I’ll give you what you want when the Messiah comes.”

    Lol, fuckin’ kikes. It’s tempting to believe they got game. Great scammers. But, nope. The only reason they’re so successful is that White goyim are a bunch of trusting rubes who will fall for pretty much anything. Once you up your game (“anti-semitism”), you see how shallow jevvish game really is.

    • Replies: @God's Fool
  41. TKK says:
    @God's Fool

    But not one Muslim county WILL take them.

    Even loud mouthed Erdogan, with his dreams of a Caliphate, balks at taking any of them.

    Why do you believe that is?

    • Replies: @AnonStarter
    , @God's Fool
  42. tomo says:
    @The Alarmist

    I had the same issue when I flew to Australia (from japan)
    it never occurred to me that I would need a visa (with my US/ Canadian passports)

    Luckily I managed to get it online before being allowed to check in.

  43. Alfred says:
    @Timur The Lame

    Cyber-warfare 24/7 , and drones.

    I think drones and car bombs are going to be the equalizer in the current war between the governments and their populations.

    All those false flags – Dunblane (1996), Port Arthur (1996) and Christchurch (2018) – to confiscate guns will turn out to have been a waste of time. A sniper working alone is invariably caught. Anyway, cars can be bullet proofed. Of course, ordinary police and their families are more or less defenseless once they get targeted. I guess they will eventually switch sides.

    There was a very serious uprising in Florence during demos against the Corona measures as reported by DWN. The “police officers acted particularly brutally against the demonstrators. The officers also beat bystanders.”

    Massive Riots in Florence Italy – Europe Imposing Authoritarian Laws | Armstrong Economics

  44. @frankie p

    They are like the deplorable Christians in the US; they are good people, they are not white (or Arab) Supremacists. They get labelled by the (((jusual suspects))) because they refuse to bow. I like that.

    Between Israel and Hezbollah, I root for Hezbollah, because I know who is the good guy in that conflict. However, I know that neither Jews nor Muslims are my ally. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Muslim in the West advocate for the right of the natives to their own land, culture, religion, or demographic stability. If they participate in anything other that radical Islamic politics, they join forces with the Jews, against the majority populations, to push for the destruction of the traditional borders, cultures, religion, and demographics of the West. That’s not an ally.

    While many Muslims may not be Arab supremacists, they are all Muslim supremacists. That’s no better than a Jewish supremacist.

    • Replies: @AnonStarter
  45. Alfred says:
    @brabantian

    there are ads by women offering themselves as ‘temporary wives’ in Iranian media apparently

    I lived in Iran for a few years. From what I heard, the Mullahs themselves organize it. Some Mullahs have this sideline. They will show you photos of prospective temporary wives.

    BTW, almost no Iranians have more than one full-time wife. That is largely fiction today. Iranians women are terribly jealous and quite explosive. I know from first-hand experience. 🙁

    Temporary Marriage: Attitudeand Tendency in Iran (2012)

    Let’s face it. Polygamy is flourishing in the West. But it goes by the name “serial monogamy”.

  46. @brabantian

    Is giving some legitimacy to a woman who offers sex a bad thing? I’m sure a lot of their male clientele will get enamoured and as this has religious sanctity they will even marry them. It’s a win win situation.

  47. @frankie p

    Frankie: Just received a communication back from Taxi. Over the past three days Linh has been staying in her guest-house and recovering from jet-lag. South Lebanon should be quite pleasant this time of year and I’m sure both of them will share wonderful stories and insights. We can expect some of this here on Unz as well as Taxi’s ‘Platos Guns’.

    Oilcan just about has to be an American. He doesn’t seem capable of distinguishing between the Shias of Lebanon from those Sunnis who have caught either the Muslim Brotherhood or Wahabi viruses. Of all Muslims, though, I am most impressed by the many Sufis who appear to be more into spiritual pathways than religious dogmas.

    • Replies: @OilcanFloyd
    , @Anonymous
  48. anon[511] • Disclaimer says:

    An open letter from Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, to the President of United States of America, about the ramping up of “a global conspiracy against God and humanity”:

    — full text follows [emphasis added] —

    [MORE]

    Mister President,

    Allow me to address you at this hour in which the fate of the whole world is being threatened by a global conspiracy against God and humanity. I write to you as an Archbishop, as a Successor of the Apostles, as the former Apostolic Nuncio to the United States of America. I am writing to you in the midst of the silence of both civil and religious authorities. May you accept these words of mine as the “voice of one crying out in the desert” (Jn 1:23).

    As I said when I wrote my letter to you in June, this historical moment sees the forces of Evil aligned in a battle without quarter against the forces of Good; forces of Evil that appear powerful and organized as they oppose the children of Light, who are disoriented and disorganized, abandoned by their temporal and spiritual leaders.

    Daily we sense the attacks multiplying of those who want to destroy the very basis of society: the natural family, respect for human life, love of country, freedom of education and business. We see heads of nations and religious leaders pandering to this suicide of Western culture and its Christian soul, while the fundamental rights of citizens and believers are denied in the name of a health emergency that is revealing itself more and more fully as instrumental to the establishment of an inhuman faceless tyranny.

    A global plan called the Great Reset is underway. Its architect is a global élite that wants to subdue all of humanity, imposing coercive measures with which to drastically limit individual freedoms and those of entire populations. In several nations this plan has already been approved and financed; in others it is still in an early stage. Behind the world leaders who are the accomplices and executors of this infernal project, there are unscrupulous characters who finance the World Economic Forum and Event 201, promoting their agenda.

    The purpose of the Great Reset is the imposition of a health dictatorship aiming at the imposition of liberticidal measures, hidden behind tempting promises of ensuring a universal income and cancelling individual debt. The price of these concessions from the International Monetary Fund will be the renunciation of private property and adherence to a program of vaccination against Covid-19 and Covid-21 promoted by Bill Gates with the collaboration of the main pharmaceutical groups. Beyond the enormous economic interests that motivate the promoters of the Great Reset, the imposition of the vaccination will be accompanied by the requirement of a health passport and a digital ID, with the consequent contact tracing of the population of the entire world. Those who do not accept these measures will be confined in detention camps or placed under house arrest, and all their assets will be confiscated.

    Mr. President, I imagine that you are already aware that in some countries the Great Reset will be activated between the end of this year and the first trimester of 2021. For this purpose, further lockdowns are planned, which will be officially justified by a supposed second and third wave of the pandemic. You are well aware of the means that have been deployed to sow panic and legitimize draconian limitations on individual liberties, artfully provoking a world-wide economic crisis. In the intentions of its architects, this crisis will serve to make the recourse of nations to the Great Reset irreversible, thereby giving the final blow to a world whose existence and very memory they want to completely cancel. But this world, Mr. President, includes people, affections, institutions, faith, culture, traditions, and ideals: people and values that do not act like automatons, who do not obey like machines, because they are endowed with a soul and a heart, because they are tied together by a spiritual bond that draws its strength from above, from that God that our adversaries want to challenge, just as Lucifer did at the beginning of time with his “non serviam.”

    Many people – as we well know – are annoyed by this reference to the clash between Good and Evil and the use of “apocalyptic” overtones, which according to them exasperates spirits and sharpens divisions. It is not surprising that the enemy is angered at being discovered just when he believes he has reached the citadel he seeks to conquer undisturbed. What is surprising, however, is that there is no one to sound the alarm. The reaction of the deep state to those who denounce its plan is broken and incoherent, but understandable. Just when the complicity of the mainstream media had succeeded in making the transition to the New World Order almost painless and unnoticed, all sorts of deceptions, scandals and crimes are coming to light.

    Until a few months ago, it was easy to smear as “conspiracy theorists” those who denounced these terrible plans, which we now see being carried out down to the smallest detail. No one, up until last February, would ever have thought that, in all of our cities, citizens would be arrested simply for wanting to walk down the street, to breathe, to want to keep their business open, to want to go to church on Sunday. Yet now it is happening all over the world, even in picture-postcard Italy that many Americans consider to be a small enchanted country, with its ancient monuments, its churches, its charming cities, its characteristic villages. And while the politicians are barricaded inside their palaces promulgating decrees like Persian satraps, businesses are failing, shops are closing, and people are prevented from living, traveling, working, and praying. The disastrous psychological consequences of this operation are already being seen, beginning with the suicides of desperate entrepreneurs and of our children, segregated from friends and classmates, told to follow their classes while sitting at home alone in front of a computer.

    In Sacred Scripture, Saint Paul speaks to us of “the one who opposes” the manifestation of the mystery of iniquity, the kathèkon (2 Thess 2:6-7). In the religious sphere, this obstacle to evil is the Church, and in particular the papacy; in the political sphere, it is those who impede the establishment of the New World Order.

    As is now clear, the one who occupies the Chair of Peter has betrayed his role from the very beginning in order to defend and promote the globalist ideology, supporting the agenda of the deep church, who chose him from its ranks.

    Mr. President, you have clearly stated that you want to defend the nation – One Nation under God, fundamental liberties, and non- negotiable values that are denied and fought against today. It is you, dear President, who are “the one who opposes” the deep state, the final assault of the children of darkness.

    For this reason, it is necessary that all people of goodwill be persuaded of the epochal importance of the imminent election: not so much for the sake of this or that political program, but because of the general inspiration of your action that best embodies – in this particular historical context – that world, our world, which they want to cancel by means of the lockdown. Your adversary is also our adversary: it is the Enemy of the human race, He who is “a murderer from the beginning” (Jn 8:44).

    Around you are gathered with faith and courage those who consider you the final garrison against the world dictatorship. The alternative is to vote for a person who is manipulated by the deep state, gravely compromised by scandals and corruption, who will do to the United States what Jorge Mario Bergoglio is doing to the Church, Prime Minister Conte to Italy, President Macron to France, Prime Minster Sanchez to Spain, and so on. The blackmailable nature of Joe Biden – just like that of the prelates of the Vatican’s “magic circle” – will expose him to be used unscrupulously, allowing illegitimate powers to interfere in both domestic politics as well as international balances. It is obvious that those who manipulate him already have someone worse than him ready, with whom they will replace him as soon as the opportunity arises.

    And yet, in the midst of this bleak picture, this apparently unstoppable advance of the “Invisible Enemy,” an element of hope emerges. The adversary does not know how to love, and it does not understand that it is not enough to assure a universal income or to cancel mortgages in order to subjugate the masses and convince them to be branded like cattle.

    This people, which for too long has endured the abuses of a hateful and tyrannical power, is rediscovering that it has a soul; it is understanding that it is not willing to exchange its freedom for the homogenization and cancellation of its identity; it is beginning to understand the value of familial and social ties, of the bonds of faith and culture that unite honest people. This Great Reset is destined to fail because those who planned it do not understand that there are still people ready to take to the streets to defend their rights, to protect their loved ones, to give a future to their children and grandchildren. The leveling inhumanity of the globalist project will shatter miserably in the face of the firm and courageous opposition of the children of Light. The enemy has Satan on its side, He who only knows how to hate. But on our side, we have the Lord Almighty, the God of armies arrayed for battle, and the Most Holy Virgin, who will crush the head of the ancient Serpent. “If God is for us, who can be against us?” (Rom 8:31).

    Mr. President, you are well aware that, in this crucial hour, the United States of America is considered the defending wall against which the war declared by the advocates of globalism has been unleashed. Place your trust in the Lord, strengthened by the words of the Apostle Paul: “I can do all things in Him who strengthens me” (Phil 4:13). To be an instrument of Divine Providence is a great responsibility, for which you will certainly receive all the graces of state that you need, since they are being fervently implored for you by the many people who support you with their prayers.

    With this heavenly hope and the assurance of my prayer for you, for the First Lady, and for your collaborators, with all my heart I send you my blessing.

    God bless the United States of America!

    + Carlo Maria Viganò
    Tit. Archbishop of Ulpiana
    Former Apostolic Nuncio to the United States of America

    • Thanks: Druid, Alfred
  49. @RealAmerican

    BTW, you should get circumcised before you go to Saudi and if you had survived that trip then your wish may come true😂

  50. @Majority of One

    Oilcan just about has to be an American. He doesn’t seem capable of distinguishing between the Shias of Lebanon from those Sunnis who have caught either the Muslim Brotherhood or Wahabi viruses. Of all Muslims, though, I am most impressed by the many Sufis who appear to be more into spiritual pathways than religious dogmas.

    I’m an American, and I understand that Shias, Sunnis, Wahabis, Sufis and others are different sects of Islam, which has nothing to do with what I posted, so I’ll post it again.

    I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Muslim in the West advocate for the right of the natives to their own land, culture, religion, or demographic stability. If they participate in anything other than radical Islamic politics, they join forces with the Jews, against the majority populations, to push for the destruction of the traditional borders, cultures, religion, and demographics of the West. That’s not an ally.

    How am I wrong? I guess I would be wrong if I claimed that all Muslims are the same, and that there are no different branches or sects of Islam, but I didn’t make those claims. I’m on pretty firm ground.

    • Replies: @anon
  51. Tony2tu says:
    @Linh Dinh

    I thought this:

    ‘To be close to Israel, of course, for can any Jew resist this visceral yank?’

    Was intentionally ambiguous, with Linh as the visceral yank. Very clever.

  52. @Ray Caruso

    Today’s Moslems continue to rob, rape, and murder Christians. Moslem sympathizers should get their heads out of their asses and remember the little girls of Rotherham.
    And the little girls of Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria too. And let’s add up the deaths too.
    I’m no muslim but I find you to be a hypocrite and a supporter of crypto-colonialism.
    Keep trusting the zionists and their media.

    • Agree: Druid
    • Replies: @Ray Caruso
  53. Tony2tu says:
    @cranc

    Unless you’re really ancient it’s not too late.

  54. Anon[240] • Disclaimer says:

    “Why this preoccupation with irresolvable conflict? Don’t you want a new mental life?”

    -Maria, dumping Zukerman, in Philip Roth’s “The Counterlife.”

    “Dissension and contentiousness….put a spring in your heel,” says Maria to Zukerman.

  55. HalconHigh says: • Website

    “Three more days before Hell breaks loose”

    Indeed

    I’ve only voted for President twice in my life (that I remember)

    Back in the 80’s, in a cocaine fueled haze, I voted for Dukakis to piss off my Ronnie RayGun loving ex-wife.
    I turned 18, 2 months before the 1972 election.
    I voted for McGovern.
    Nixon won in a landslide.
    A year and a half later he was out of office.

    What’s the old joke about if voting mattered ?

    For some reason I wrote in Tulsi Gabbard on my ballot and mailed it in.
    I guess just to say I did.

    Beirut, Linh ?
    Cool

  56. anon[511] • Disclaimer says:
    @OilcanFloyd

    How am I wrong?

    An American Muslim posted the open letter from the Archbishop, above.

    That is how wrong you are.

    (Sufism is not a sect by any definition. But in general, Islam has no sects. It has distinct schools of Jurisprudence. The learned of most (save a well known group of hotheaded literalists known as Wahabis) know this and say this openly. The common man is, as everwhere, subject to errors of the leaders they choose. ALLAH is ALLAH, and Islam is Islam, meaning “Surrender to God” in English. How many “sects” in surrendering? God does not care with what accent or in what language your Hearts pronounces “No god but ALLAH”. As far as I know, the authoritative text of Islam says very clearly that “Only surrender is accepted as religion”, so make of it what you will.)

    • Replies: @OilcanFloyd
  57. Alfred says:
    @Haxo Angmark

    This platoon was taking huge risks. A few mines and their losses would have been substantial. If the defenders had primitive drones or grenade launchers, they would have been annihilated. The defenders were unprepared and careless.

    I really think that the Hezbollah should update their tactics and weaponry.

  58. Johan says:
    @anon

    There are two reasons for the pushing of 5G, the first one is for reasons of greater control, the second reason is to provide a greater capacity for the play part from the bread and play for the masses. The conspiracy theorists do not talk about the second one, because they would be offending their own public which consists of a minority of modern decadents, a minority form the unwilling masses who see themselves as smart and enlightened truth seekers, and fighters for freedom. Hence the unwilling minority sell complicated fascinating theories to their public.

  59. R2b says:

    Its an ugly tshirt.
    And maybe its camp.
    But how explanatory and encompassing is it really!
    Noway, its the mega-asshole of satan.
    So okay, youre wearing the Mega double ass-hole of satan.
    How does that explain everything.
    I bet $10 you wont wear it until2030.
    Haha!
    Anyway you are in surroundings Im used to.
    There is honor in that sharing.
    Well described.
    If the Court preceedings doesn’t come true, let us all hope for , well you know what is promised.
    Underdose and pray.

  60. Dumbo says:
    @Anonymous

    Many Jews (and particularly the revolutionary Jews) are full of hate, but they are not happy. Of course, if they were, they would not be constantly promoting revolutions and being angry or resentful all the time. Don’t let that happen to you, is all I’m saying. Of course it’s only right to fight for survival etc, but we must be positive. Celebration of life and not of death, justice and not revenge, etc. But of course, I don’t know. There is also a point when you say “enough is enough”, so we may be reaching it (again). ‘When the Saxon begins to hate”. Etc.

    • Replies: @Alfred
  61. @anon

    An American Muslim posted the open letter from the Archbishop, above.

    That is how wrong you are.

    That’s really your reply? Splitting hairs about the meaning of sects and branches of a religion, when my argument had nothing to do with the intricacies of Islam, or any other religion, in the first place?

    My argument still stands. When the whole issue that Muslims have with the Zionists controlling the West revolves around land, culture, religion, and demographics in their own countries, you ignore my argument and go on about the “finer” points of Islam. That makes no sense. I don’t care one bit about Islam, but I completely support the right of Muslims to practice their religion and way of life in their own lands without being flooded with foreigners. Unfortunately, Muslims in the West never support the same for the natives, and usually ally with Jewish supported groups against the natives.

    • Replies: @frankie p
  62. @TKK

    Most of those who run websites solicit for donations, including RU, so LD is no different. If you can get people interested in the material you produce and some are willing to make a contribution what’s wrong with that?

  63. Alfred says:
    @Dumbo

    Many Jews (and particularly the revolutionary Jews) are full of hate

    I think they are not a good-looking people. They also don’t have the physical talents of the blacks. In view of this, It is hardly surprising that they have complexes.

    • Replies: @Majority of One
  64. @Linh Dinh

    Love the tee, Linh. The idiom, however, is “time on my hands” (plural) — or was that a typo? Or a joke? Otherwise, tops. Spot on. Agree about Betty Carter. In ’94 a friend working the door at a famous, tiny jazz club, got me in free to hear her, from eight feet away, four nights running, eight sets of heaven. A crack band of star youngsters behind her and man, did they mind her every glance. Keep on keepin’ on.

  65. sarz says:
    @gT

    Wonder what you mean by water wiping requirement. There’s a little flexible sbower you use to wash all the shit around your asshole, scrubbing with your other hand, which you immediately after wash with soap. No dingleberries. Water and scrubbing.

    There was a famous traditional Indian classical singer whose lifelong ambition was to be sent to London. It finally happened late in life. But facing the audience her voice got stuck in her throat. An associate asked her what the problem was. “Three thousand bums,” she replied, “and not a single one washed!”

  66. @OilcanFloyd

    I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Muslim in the West advocate for the right of the natives to their own land, culture, religion, or demographic stability.

    You’re obviously not familiar with many Muslim Americans.

    Break away from the mainstream media and talk to us. You’d be surprised what you might learn.

    • Agree: Druid
  67. @Ann Nonny Mouse

    Now that you mention it, I had a look at the Rothschild family crest (I won’t link it but easy to search)..
    It is seriously saying something! The overarching feature is the three golden helms facing forwards – one helmet facing forward generally means royalty. Okay so their patriarch is a baron (typically signified by a 3/4 helm of silver), but hardly a head of state.. It announces that they are far above royalty.
    There is a small sixpoint star but it’s almost imperceptible amongst all the bling.

  68. These essays are a masterpiece in travel writing.

  69. @TKK

    But not one Muslim county WILL take them.

    Is that why there are so many diasporic Palestinians in the Maghreb, Levant, Turkey and other regions of the Muslim world? Because not one Muslim country will take them?

    More than a few Palestinians prefer to stay in Palestine. There’s a war that’s been fought against them for well over one century now and, despite the odds, they’re committed to fighting it to the very end.

    • Replies: @Druid
  70. frankie p says:
    @OilcanFloyd

    The oilcan is dry, and you have little or no argument here. Why would you blame the Muslims for the screwed up policies of the western nations regarding open borders immigration? Do you realize that you are painting an entire people based on your misconception about the few who have moved to western nations? Do you feel that the Muslim people have lobbied and pushed legislation for open borders the way the Jews have? Do you rail and rant against the American destabilization of the Muslim nations, the constant war against Muslim nations, which is of course the main driver of much of the Muslim immigration to Europe? We bomb their homes, and you complain about them responding with their weapons: wombs.

    The words of the teacher:
    You hypocrite! First take the beam out of your own eye (war and destabilization against Muslim nations, western laws opening borders), and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye (5,000,000 Muslims in the Americas).

    • Replies: @MrVoid
    , @OilcanFloyd
  71. anon[712] • Disclaimer says:

    I could understand the truck driver not wanting to mess with any woman from Kuwait, he didn’t want to have his Kuratz chopped off.

    • Agree: tomo
    • Replies: @God's Fool
  72. frankie p says:
    @TKK

    Hasbara Zionist drivel:
    “Hezzbolah recruits young men to blow themselves up in exchange for giving their family about $15,000.”

    The Wahabbis are the suicide bombers. Hezbollah are fighting men, the ones who put the fear of God into the Jews of Israel, the bedwetting reservists.

    • Agree: Druid
    • Replies: @God's Fool
  73. MrVoid says:
    @frankie p

    Not to mention, we don’t get their best. We get their dregs. That’s what you get when you’ve got an open door policy.

  74. anon[712] • Disclaimer says:
    @Dan Hayes

    Temporary marriages he’s probably considered, but if he does, it’ll be between grown men and boys.

    • Thanks: Dan Hayes
  75. @Alfred

    Khazarian Jews include a vast proportion of neurotics. So what can you expect after 50 generations of genital mutilation and in the case of many of the Orthodox, fellation by the Mohel just after he has violently removed your man-hood,

  76. @Timur The Lame

    Obviously not well known in common (near) historical knowledge is the fact that Hezbollah gave the IDF a serious shit kicking in their 2006 war. Even WIKI can’t hide the fact. Added to which the IDF didn’t even get to reach the front line fighters who were properly held in reserve. They cut and run. Despite how we in the west are conditioned to look upon the Arabs as sand niggers who only want to kill Jews they have a proud history predating our own and very much dislike exploitation and the indignities therein.

    The Hezbollah conflict in my opinion was a turning point in the whole region. The promotion of Israel as being invincible was shattered and Arabs now had a point of pride. The cowardly 48 hour bombing of Lebanon by the Israeli air force during the 48 hours before the treaty of peace was to take place went on without condemnation. Our own Canadian Prime Minister Shlomo Harper didn’t make a peep when 4 Canadians were killed at a UN observation point during this travesty.

    As a related observation of the above I suspect that the human material for real, brutal man on man type of conflicts is over. Whether in Israel, Canada, France , the USA or anywhere in the 1st world one can no longer summon the manhood to rush to the colours with empty phrases of freedom and democracy. They serve for career reasons and getting killed is not part of the bargain as they tabulated it. Fun historical fact (documented) : France killed 75,000 0f their own soldiers during their own artillery bombardments in WW1. And some people are still farting about 58,000 in Vietnam over 20 years. Go figure.

    So it will be high tech from now on, Cyber-warfare 24/7 , and drones. How an occupation occurs is a mystery to me. The physical kind. The mental kind is obvious.

    Cheers-

    Yes. Mossad and Shin Bet directors called it a catastrophe and a major blow:

    Even more revealing were the comments by Mossad Chief, Meir Degan, and the head of Shin Bet, Yuval Diskin, during a meeting with Prime Minister Olmert in the immediate aftermath of the war. Both men pointedly told Olmert “the war was a national catastrophe and Israel suffered a critical blow.”

    https://www.armyupress.army.mil/Portals/7/combat-studies-institute/csi-books/we-were-caught-unprepared.pdf

    Additionally, it should be noted that the war was planned as early as January with preparation in March. The 3 IDFs captured by Hezbollah were merely sacrificial lambs for Israel to wage the planned “war” (i.e. attack). Israel believed they could reach heir military objectives in a matter of day – which included but not limited to the weakening/destruction of Hezbollah and the creation of a buffer zone north of the Litany river (something the Zionists have wanted since the early 1900s) with NATO troops. Within a week, Israel ran out of ammo and they had to request more from the US (it caused a stir there since a similar request in Vietnam was denied). A month in, Israel failed to achieve anything.

  77. Ugetit says:
    @tomo

    … and they never mature beyond it…

    Thanks. I always wondered why my fellow Americans were so consistently, persistently, and maddeningly, juvenile if not downright infantile.

    • Agree: tomo
    • Replies: @tomo
  78. @TKK

    Muslims take, they don’t give… as to the pasha of Istanbul(l), he is full of shit… no Islamic country is bright enough to do what the West and even China can do in terms of scientific advancement, heck, even lowly Indians can do good enough math to send a probe into the space… it’s all talk with the Sultan wannabe and the moment Jews stops backing them, their game will be up, pronto… it’s the Jewish dislike of the Orthodox Greeks is what keeps the buffoon in favor!

  79. “Thirty-six-years-old, Darko’s an underemployed dentist just waiting to emigrate to Australia.”

    We don’t want these people. They are ruining Australia.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  80. @Svigor

    Personality, I believe it can be done to shut up the entire Jewry into the tiny Israel but the 64,000 question would be this: why in the world would they agree to it? What would be the incentive apart from the religious angle but also knowing that a whole lot of them are irreligious mammon worshipers? In a word, money!

    Jews, as it’s held universally, are the troublemakers of the humanity, so it would be in the interest of the world to separate themselves from Israel.

    And the way to do it is to assign to them the right to run the world bank based in Jerusalem for a fee… a levy of, say, 1/100th of 1% (they run it now but in its present form, it’s a very destructive institution because it allows them to meddle in the world affairs). The bank would cater to nation states only and help them with the creation of credit based systems, i.e. fiat currency.

    The world economy being near a hundred trillion, the surcharge would amount to a cool ten billion dollars, for basically doing nothing (also, they can grow their own food and earn income from Christian and Muslim tourism to supplement the bank income). And with no more enemies (no mischief on the part of goyim means no defense expenditures), no need to milk the American taxpayers.

    A great deal of details need to be worked out but it’s either that or perpetual war. I would rather get on with the business of living fruitful life than to be a thrall to them via the present political setup!

  81. @frankie p

    And Wahhabis are the boon companions of Jews whereas Shiites hate them both… likely equally.

    • Replies: @Druid
    , @Alfred
  82. Anon[364] • Disclaimer says:

    Linh, in Lebanon do you tell people you are American? How do they react?

    • Replies: @Linh Dinh
  83. @anon

    Or more likely, she was not an attractive strumpet…

  84. @frankie p

    The oilcan is dry, and you have little or no argument here. Why would you blame the Muslims for the screwed up policies of the western nations regarding open borders immigration?

    I didn’t. I asked why Muslims come to the West and ally with the Jews who push those policies. I’ve asked many Muslims that same question. None ever answer.

    Do you feel that the Muslim people have lobbied and pushed legislation for open borders the way the Jews have?

    Apparently you didn’t read my post.

    Do you rail and rant against the American destabilization of the Muslim nations, the constant war against Muslim nations, which is of course the main driver of much of the Muslim immigration to Europe?

    Actually, I think you are the one who is ranting and railing. And I very much disagree with invading Muslim lands. I’d turn over our war criminal leaders for the Khadaffi treatment tomorrow, if I could. We both know that I can’t.

    I didn’t bomb anyone. If you want to take the blame, that’s on you. And trying to invade the West with their wombs is an aggression towards innocent citizens of the West, and I take it as such.

    The words of the teacher:
    You hypocrite! First take the beam out of your own eye (war and destabilization against Muslim nations, western laws opening borders), and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye (5,000,000 Muslims in the Americas).

    That just sounds pompous and stupid. I’ve harmed nobody and just want to live in peace in my own country with my own people, without being invaded by anyone, or invading any other nation.

    The hypocrites are the Muslims who complain about western imperialism, while coming West themselves.

    Once more:

    I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Muslim in the West advocate for the right of the natives to their own land, culture, religion, or demographic stability. If they participate in anything other than radical Islamic politics, they join forces with the Jews, against the majority populations, to push for the destruction of the traditional borders, cultures, religion, and demographics of the West. That’s not an ally.

    • Replies: @AnonStarter
    , @Druid
  85. @Change that Matters

    ‘…We don’t want these people. They are ruining Australia.’

    Then don’t let them in. At the moment, your position seems to be, ‘oh no, please don’t — but we won’t stop you.’

    Well, don’t look so outraged when you get fucked. What did you expect to happen?

  86. @OilcanFloyd

    I asked why Muslims come to the West and ally with the Jews who push those policies. I’ve asked many Muslims that same question. None ever answer.

    Well, your first statement is obfuscatory. Muslims fleeing their homeland as a consequence of war initiated by western powers allied with Jews would naturally support immigration policies that assist them — not because they’re allied with Jews, but rather, because without those policies, they wouldn’t be able to reach safer ground.

    FWIW, Muslim countries neighboring conflict regions such as Syria and Iraq have absorbed far more refugees than have western countries, and it’s placed a much greater burden upon them. I’m sure the architects of this war had precisely this result in mind when drafting plans for it.

    Now I completely understand your overarching concern: you want pragmatic sovereignty for yourself, you kinfolk, and your compatriots. It’s not unreasonable at all, and most Muslims know this full well.

    Since much of the problem began with American coalition forces invading the sovereign country of Iraq and imposing vassalage upon it, it seems logical that it’s up to Americans and Europeans to compel their political leadership to end the occupation and destabilization project that’s been plaguing the Muslim world for nearly two decades, no?

    This may not solve the problem entirely, but I don’t see how it’s reasonable to expect refugees of a conflict zone to return home while western polities continue to play war games there and make it a thoroughly insecure environment.

    Wouldn’t you agree?

    • Agree: Biff
  87. @Timur The Lame

    When the Lord thy God shall bring thee into the land whither thou goest to possess it, and hath cast out many nations before thee,… And when the Lord thy God shall deliver them before thee; thou shalt smite them, and utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor shew mercy unto them: Deut 7:1, 2

    And thou shalt consume all the people which the Lord thy God shall deliver thee; thine eye shall have no pity upon them: Deut 7:16

    Moreover the Lord your God will send the hornet among them until those who are left, who hide themselves from you, are destroyed. Deut 7:20

    Hmmm, I wonder whether the Israelis are working on a search-and-destroy drone named Hornet?

  88. Druid says:
    @AnonStarter

    TKK and Lot are just z-trash!

  89. Druid says:
    @God's Fool

    Most Sunni don’t like Wahhabism either!

    • Replies: @God's Fool
  90. Druid says:
    @OilcanFloyd

    Mexicans anyone, or are they ok and are your own people!

  91. Linh Dinh says: • Website
    @Anon

    Yes, I do, and there’s no problem. The most relevant factor, I’m sure, is that I don’t look American, but it’s probably not beneficial to be confused for a Chinese during the coronavirus crisis. In Skopje, for example, a Gypsy said “corona” as he saw me in a park. He was with a woman and three or four kids.

    Also in Skopje, a Gypsy teenager shouted “Kina” [“China”] to his neighbors when he saw me, and even ran out of his house to follow me for a bit. All of the Gypsies in his neighborhood were friendly, though, as I passed through.

    Hey, I’ve wandered through Camden, many times, as well as Gary, Detroit and the worst Philly neighborhoods, so a stroll through a Gypsy neighborhood or Beirut is positively relaxing.

    In Lebanon for four days, I haven’t seen white people, but I’m also in a very rural area. There are American expats in Beirut.

    During a quick trip to Beirut, I went by its American University to see that it was surrounded by imposing walls, topped with barbwire even. Armed men guarded its entrances, but they’re also at many other Beirut compounds. Seeing uniformed soldiers, concrete dividers, anti-tank barriers and sentry boxes, I said to Ali, the driver, “This is almost like Saigon! During the war.”

    When I visited the Hezbollah museum in Mleeta yesterday, I talked at length to one of its English guides. He said they get all sorts of visitors, including Jewish ones, though not from Israel. This Sunday, there were about a dozen Filipina maids on their day off, but no whites, but it’s out of the way, and with Covid, there are hardly any tourists even in Beirut.

    This guide and I talked a bit about America. He agreed with me that when America collapses, Israel will be history also.

    “So when do you think this will happen? When will Israel disappear?” I asked.

    “Maybe twenty years.”

    “Twenty years?! I can’t wait that long.”

    “Historically, it’s nothing. Every empire follows a parabola,” and he made that shape with his hand, but upward. “They all go up, then down, Rome, Osman, but it takes time, even centuries, so twenty more years is nothing!”

    “I can’t wait. I want to be in Jerusalem in six months, at most…”

    Chuckling, he joked, “I can get you into a Hezbollah tunnel. You can go to Palestine, no problem, then come back.”

    • Thanks: AnonStarter
    • Replies: @Biff
    , @Peter Akuleyev
  92. Biff says:
    @Linh Dinh

    Chuckling, he joked, “I can get you into a Hezbollah tunnel. You can go to Palestine, no problem, then come back.”

    A suicidal endeavor.

  93. @Druid

    Or, at least, that is what they want us to believe… none of them are any good for America!

    • Replies: @AnonStarter
  94. tomo says:
    @Ugetit

    I noticed it while spending time with some of the most senior people from HBO
    Like insecure, geeky children obsessed with popularity and nothing else

  95. @God's Fool

    Or, at least, that is what they want us to believe… none of them are any good for America!

    Just out of curiosity, how many Muslim Americans do you personally know?

    Or will this question yield yet another crickets.wav response?

    • Replies: @God's Fool
  96. Alfred says:
    @God's Fool

    The Shiites of Iran do not hate Jews. They hate Zionists and Israelis. Iran has had indigenous Jews for an awfully long time. They have reserved seats in the Iranian parliament.

    The people of Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria call the Israelis “Yahood” (i.e. Jews). There are almost no Jews in these countries.

    • Replies: @God's Fool
  97. @AnonStarter

    Zero, none, nada, nyet… do not care to know any for that matter because this great country wasn’t built for them.

  98. @Alfred

    I am not so sure that there’s a difference between Jews, Israelis and the Zionists… they all practice, what I call, Jewism, i.e. being Jewish.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  99. @AnonStarter

    Even so (the West warring on the Arabs) it is no reason to let their refugees in. In the past it was common to intern or expel those who originate from countries one is at war with and not to let any more in, since they could pose a security threat, as we see almost daily with these refugees in Europe. I know they are not all like that, and it may be only a smaller or a bigger minority of them, but so what? Who is going to sift through them all to determine who is hostile or potentially hostile? In wars of the past it was customary to paint them all with the same brush and either not let them in or intern them if they happen to be in your country already. Obviously in these modern wars under globalism these customs have changed with predictable and intended consequences by those who wage them.

  100. One problem with your analogy is that, in those past instances, wars were waged against clearly identifiable nation-states and had the imprimatur of Congressional sanction. The distinction is not insignificant in that individuals were held in internment camps upon the basis of their nationality.

    In the immediate instance, it’s not a nation-state, but an ideology that’s being scapegoated, which makes the matter of identifying potential threats much more difficult. Note that Trump’s travel ban couldn’t have targeted Muslims per se, since this would have been flagrantly unconstitutional. Instead, he borrowed from a list of “high threat” countries produced under Obama’s term and ran with that option in issuing his Executive Order.

    Now, arguendo, if he were to actually institute a travel ban against Muslims, this would set a legal precedent that would fundamentally and, in all likelihood, irrevocably alter the character of the United States in a way that may temporarily please white nationalists and some others, but could easily hoist them by their own petard at some future point in time.

    Why? Because once you remove the protections of the First Amendment, there is no rule of law to protect members of any religion or ideology from subsequent infringements upon their rights. And once the inevitable demographic shift occurs at home, those who labored against Muslims will, themselves, remain at risk of being similarly targeted.

    Furthermore, most Muslim Americans — like me — are indigenous to America, not immigrants. Should the government be so bold as to attempt to remove me and others like me from my home country, they’re going to find in short order that we won’t go as quietly as they’d like us to.

    Individuals opposing Muslim immigration would do better to affect an anti-interventionist policy where the Muslim world is concerned, since it’s this intervention that lies at the root of the problem. We can’t just storm into Muslim lands on the basis of Zionist lies, occupy and destabilize their countries, and then complain about resettling them in the west after we’ve caused the problem.

    Let’s shake off the Zionist yoke first. Then we can talk about immigration policy.

    • Agree: Alfred
    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  101. @AnonStarter

    Well, your first statement is obfuscatory. Muslims fleeing their homeland as a consequence of war initiated by western powers allied with Jews would naturally support immigration policies that assist them — not because they’re allied with Jews, but rather, because without those policies, they wouldn’t be able to reach safer ground.

    Nothing obfuscatory about my statement. Nobody asked the American people if we want the wars or the immigrants. Without knowing the exact numbers, my guess is that most Muslims in the U.S. have been here prior to the Iraq wars, and that is definitely the case in Europe, where the populace also was never asked if they wanted their demographics changed.

    Just like everywhere else, the majority of refugees are economic refugees, and will never go home, as long as the standard of living is better in the West. It is also true that Muslims in the West overwhelmingly ally with Jews against the majority. They are a solid part of the rainbow coalition, and that is not even worth arguing.

    Since much of the problem began with American coalition forces invading the sovereign country of Iraq and imposing vassalage upon it, it seems logical that it’s up to Americans and Europeans to compel their political leadership to end the occupation and destabilization project that’s been plaguing the Muslim world for nearly two decades, no?

    Once again, I don’t agree that much of the problem began with the invasion of Iraq. Especially in Europe, the problem began with the END of colonialism. Seems like a good number of Muslims prefer to live in the West, and truly are economic refugees. And waging a war with their wombs is an act of aggression. Muslims are not innocents, and they are in no way entitled to a piece of my country (and neither is anyone else) just because the psychopaths in charge grant them a piece. In that sense, Muslims are allied with their so-called enemies against the natives of the West, who have no say in the decisions of their rulers.

    This may not solve the problem entirely, but I don’t see how it’s reasonable to expect refugees of a conflict zone to return home while western polities continue to play war games there and make it a thoroughly insecure environment.

    Wouldn’t you agree?

    These people don’t plan to go home, and we both know it. They can’t be assimilated, either. We both know that, too. And how many are truly fleeing combat zones? Most of the migrants to Europe are young men. Did they leave the women, children, and elderly in combat zones?

    One more time: tell me where are the Muslims who defend my right to live in my homeland, with my own people, culture, and religion, and without being swamped by aliens? They don’t exist now, and they didn’t exist before the Iraq wars. They are using the wars in the ME, of which there are many opposing factions, as an excuse to take a piece of the West. They don’t respect the natives any more than our psychopathic rulers respect them or us.

    • Replies: @AnonStarter
  102. @God's Fool

    ‘I am not so sure that there’s a difference between Jews, Israelis and the Zionists… they all practice, what I call, Jewism, i.e. being Jewish.’

    Practically speaking, I’d say there’s quite a difference.

    For most Jews, Israel is a vaguely uncomfortable symbol of communal identity.

    It’s a hobby. They might give some money to save it, and even write their Congressman, but if it goes, it goes. They’ll get on with their lives — sort of like if the mice ate all the drawings you did when you minored in art in college. Oh well — where was I?

    Then there are the Zionists. They’ll fight harder. Figure on them for ten grand and an Op-Ed in the local paper.

    Finally, there are the Israelis. Obviously, the problem there is more serious. They have to be convinced to physically get up and leave. The sheer inertia needs to be overcome. Kind of like rolling a garbage can full of chunks of concrete out to the curb.

    But it’s doable. Just put your back into it.

    • Agree: Alfred
    • Replies: @God's Fool
  103. @OilcanFloyd

    Nothing obfuscatory about my statement.

    Sure, there is.

    You attempt to make it appear as if Muslims en masse favor liberal immigration policies because they’re allied with Jews, a statement which is false on its face. It’s much like saying that a vote for Trump betrays one’s alliance with Jews, which it certainly does not.

    [MORE]

    Nobody asked the American people if we want the wars or the immigrants.

    Au contraire. The American people were asked about invading Iraq and nearly 2/3rds approved of it:

    https://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/washington/2003-09-06-poll-iraq_x.htm

    I remember sitting in a lecture hall on the eve of this invasion, a professor soliciting opinions about it. The vast majority of students — among whom I was one of a smattering of dissidents — supported it.

    This common claim of “never being asked” just doesn’t fly. You live in a country that, since its inception, has demanded vigilant consciousness of political representation and activism to influence it — a nation “of the people, for the people, by the people.” In other words, a republic “if,” in the words of Ben Franklin, “you can keep it.”

    The majority of your countrymen acquiesced to Hart-Cellar for decades and, judging by what I’ve seen, most of them still don’t have a problem with it.

    This, by the way, is not my opinion concerning immigration. I’m simply stating the facts.

    Just like everywhere else, the majority of refugees are economic refugees, and will never go home, as long as the standard of living is better in the West.

    Okay. As a Muslim American familiar with numerous domestic communities, I can’t deny there are quite a few who fit this description. Here’s what my direct, extensive experience with them has shown me …

    Those who immigrate for a better standard of living are, by and large, not particularly fanatic about Islam. It isn’t that Islam doesn’t matter to them, it’s that the religion is not front and center in their lives.

    Ironically, it’s the lack of religion that proves problematic to non-Muslims among whom they live when it proves problematic at all. The Rotherham pimps acted quite contrarily to the dictates of Islam, and most of the recent extremist attacks in Europe have occurred at the hands of individuals who weren’t particularly good Muslims, possessing but a cursory knowledge of the religion they claim to follow. All of this is well established and thoroughly documented.

    Another fact: Years before 9/11, when I had the privilege of living and studying in a Turkish congregation among fundamentalist orthodox Muslims, I sometimes heard of one or another brother’s ambition to migrate westward. It wasn’t frequent, but it happened every now and then. Without fail, our congregation leader and other superiors would pour cold water on such plans. I also learned that such discouragement was commonplace in Turkey. Serious Muslims generally stay at home to serve their country.

    Long story short, it’s not Islam that’s the problem, but rather, a lack thereof that motivates rare instances of extremism.

    It is also true that Muslims in the West overwhelmingly ally with Jews against the majority. They are a solid part of the rainbow coalition, and that is not even worth arguing.

    You’re spending too much time paying attention to pretenders like Ilhan Omar, who does not represent Muslim America. Sure, there are a number of individuals who, like many gullible non-Muslim Americans, fall prey to the adrenaline-inducing allure of political partisanship, imagining that one or the other party will actually serve their interests simply because they receive their vote.

    There’s a word we use for such people: Suckers. And there’s one born every minute.

    Especially in Europe, the problem began with the END of colonialism.

    Well, I hate to break it to you, but that rubicon’s been crossed. No way in Hades will Europe ever be able to return to those “halcyon” days. Ain’t gonna happen.

    And waging a war with their wombs is an act of aggression.

    The fantasy that Muslim immigrants are consciously waging a demographic war against the west is just so much tripe. Peel back the paper-thin veneer off those anti-Islam brigadiers in whom you place so much trust and you’ll discover a Zionist or Zionist sympathizer at virtually every turn. Without fail.

    Some Muslims strive to have many children because they hold that each one is a blessing in the eyes of God, along the lines of “Be fruitful and multiply.” They’re not looking to outbirth the white man.

    They can’t be assimilated, either.

    Nonsense. Most of them have assimilated. Assimilation doesn’t require emulating natives in every way, shape, and form. It merely requires the ability to meet a bare minimum of societal demands.

    One more time: tell me where are the Muslims who defend my right to live in my homeland, with my own people, culture, and religion, and without being swamped by aliens?

    You’ve been speaking to one and you’re simply oblivious to the others, either because you’re too stubbornly resistant to finding them or you don’t know where to look.

    Try your local mosque.

    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  104. @Rev. Spooner

    I can only qualify your comment as idiotic since nothing I wrote in my comment—or ever—implies support for the neocon notion of invading Moslem countries in order to give Moslems the gift of democracy. Now, if someone proposed invading formerly Christian countries transformed into Moslem cesspools in order to cleanse them of Islam—which is to say, a crusade—that I would support. My mindset, regarding both Mahoundians and Christ Killers, is a medieval one.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  105. @AnonStarter

    In the past, local citizens who espoused ideologies against which the nation was at war were also detained, as was the case with Moseley and some other leading fascists. So if you think the war is religious, against Islam …

    • Replies: @AnonStarter
  106. @Colin Wright

    “It’s a hobby.” You say… well! it’s quite a hobby that has cost the world quite a few sleepless nights over the 70 odd years. Let us hope the next seventy years aren’t as quite “interesting” as the “hobby” is getting quite tiresome.

    • Agree: Colin Wright
  107. Anonymous[364] • Disclaimer says:
    @Majority of One

    Of all Muslims, though, I am most impressed by the many Sufis who appear to be more into spiritual pathways than religious dogmas.

    Where is our resident Sufi? I haven’t seen Talha in ages.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  108. @Ray Caruso

    ‘…Now, if someone proposed invading formerly Christian countries transformed into Moslem cesspools in order to cleanse them of Islam…’

    What about formerly Muslim countries transformed into Christian cesspools?

    …Spain, Portugal, Sicily, Malta, Crete, Greece, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia…

    Between the two of us, we could do a whole lot of cleaning up!

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  109. @Colin Wright

    LOL. They were all Christian before Muslims invaded them. As was all of North Africa and the Middle East when the Roman Empire turned Christian. At least the Christians fought back first time round but nobody is resisting this second wave of Islamic incursions into Europe. If only everyone had the spirit of Ray Caruso there might still be some hope of salvaging something.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  110. @Commentator Mike

    ‘LOL. They were all Christian before Muslims invaded them. ‘

    Of course they were; Christianity was founded before Islam.

    At this rate, you’ll wind up advocating for a Druid resurgence. What was ours will be ours again!

    Don’t mistake me; I’m against immigration. Period.

    I just don’t see any benefit to fueling the fire with religious bigotry — particularly given that most of the ‘Christian’ states in question aren’t even nominally religious any more. I’d no more want Filipino Christians moving in next door than I would Malaysian Muslims. They can all stay where they are — without regard to race, creed, or color.

    • Agree: MrVoid
    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  111. @Colin Wright

    At this rate, you’ll wind up advocating for a Druid resurgence. What was ours will be ours again!

    It’s going to be hard enough to keep what is ours the way things are going. I wouldn’t want to reclaim the Middle East or North Africa as Ray might, but I meant that with that kind of overreaching spirit we may at least prevent losing what we have. Anyway, if it weren’t for globalism mixing us all up and carrying news instantaneously around the world nobody would care about all these insults. If there were no Muslims in Europe nobody would be offended by these cartoons other than any Muslims in their own countries once the news reached them, but then I guess nobody in Europe would be thinking much about Muslims either, whether to offend them or not.

    • Agree: Colin Wright
  112. @Linh Dinh

    In Lebanon for four days, I haven’t seen white people

    Lebanese are white people. Generally not much darker than Serbs or Greeks.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  113. @Anonymous

    You can catch up with Talha on Israel Shamir’s latest thread.

  114. @Commentator Mike

    In the past, local citizens who espoused ideologies against which the nation was at war were also detained, as was the case with Moseley and some other leading fascists.

    Indeed, but he was a member of a specifically sanctioned party. It’s akin to sanctioning al Qaeda rather than Muslims per se, which is virtually impossible.

    So if you think the war is religious, against Islam …

    I didn’t say it was. I’m just providing a hypothesis that takes the current anti-Islam zeitgeist to its logical extreme. Any way you look at it, there are few options the anti-Islam brigades can take.

    On the other hand, if some of our “enlightened” commentariat were actually capable of comprehending the value of diplomacy …

  115. JimmyB says:
    @frankie p

    frankie p. ‘Are you planning to drop in on Taxi?’ I know that if I knew a woman named ‘taxi’, I would definitely make an effort to spend some time with her. 🙂

  116. JimmyB says:
    @tomo

    tomo, I have to say I appreciate your contributions to articles here on TUR.

    Having read a lot of news reports in the 1990’s during the break-up of Yugoslavia — with accounts of Serb atrocities — and also knowing about the origins of the First World War — Sarajevo and the ‘Black Hand’ group — I’d become disenchanted with your people.

    It’s good to hear from you about their many good qualities.

  117. @Peter Akuleyev

    ‘Lebanese are white people. Generally not much darker than Serbs or Greeks.’

    Yep. My wife managed to embarrass herself with our shade-tree mechanic. She’s bitching about Arabs, and Henry says, ‘umm…I’m Lebanese.’

  118. @AnonStarter

    “Huwhites” are getting exterminated because they are spoiled children who cannot take any kind of responsibility.
    You are too kind with your words.

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  119. @HeebHunter

    You are too kind with your words.

    I get that a lot. I suppose I’m incorrigible that way.

  120. HalconHigh says: • Website

    Linh

    Breaking News from CNN

    Trump has just intercepted an errant Biden pass.
    Trump has the ball, 1st and 10 at the Biden 34 yard line.

    Biden 220 Trump 210

    Less than 6 minutes remaining in the 4th quarter

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  121. @HalconHigh

    ‘Linh

    Breaking News from CNN

    Trump has just intercepted an errant Biden pass.
    Trump has the ball, 1st and 10 at the Biden 34 yard line.

    Biden 220 Trump 210

    Less than 6 minutes remaining in the 4th quarter’

    You seem to have overlooked who was operating the scoreboard.

  122. @Timur The Lame

    “… brutal man on man combat is over”. Yes, 70 years of fluoride in our water, and 35 years of mystery metals sprayed down and upon us, has killed human passion. To fight one must be passionate, or well paid. We are neither.

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