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The Seattle Commune is no more.

Declared three weeks ago by radical leftists as CHAZ, the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone, rechristened CHOP, the Capitol Hill Occupation Protest, the six-block enclave inside Seattle ceased to exist July 1. The cops shut it down.

As Marx said, history repeats itself, first as tragedy then as farce.

If the Paris Commune of 1871 is the archetype, that mass uprising and swift slaughter of the communards who rose against the regime, what happened in Seattle is the farce.

Police Chief Carmen Best, who opposed Mayor Jenny Durkan’s surrender of one of her precinct stations to the mob, explained in exasperation why her cops finally acted:

“Enough is enough. The CHOP (had) become lawless and brutal. Four shootings — two fatal — robberies, assaults, violence and countless property crimes have occurred in this several block area.”

The shooting death of a 16-year-old and critical wounding of a 14-year-old on Monday finally forced the mayor’s hand.

Some journalists touring the CHOP had burbled on like Lincoln Steffens on his first trip to Lenin’s Russia, “I have been over into the future and it works!”

They wrote of “peaceful” meetings, “documentary screenings” and “concerts.” Best was more hardheaded about what she found after recapturing the CHOP: “After walking through the area I was stunned by the amount of graffiti, garbage, and property destruction.”

Apparently, however, Mayor Durkan does not want posterity to forget the glory days of what she had predicted would be a “summer of love.”

Writes The Washington Post:

“Durkan called for charges to be dismissed against those who were arrested for alleged misdemeanors … The mayor also said that Seattle arts and parks departments would preserve a community garden and artwork and murals that protesters created within the zone.”

Hard to believe. Statues of Washington, Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, Grant and Theodore Roosevelt are dragged down, while the murals and graffiti of misfits who trashed downtown Seattle are to be preserved.

This raises a larger question.

Have the six weeks of protests since the death of George Floyd — weeks featuring riots, looting and trashing of city centers, desecration of monuments from Columbus to the Founding Fathers, presidents and Confederate generals, proven to be a cultural and political victory for the radical left?

More precisely, is the mob winning?

The case can be made that the mob has won already. People have gotten away with massive demonstrations blocking roads, highways and parks. Shopping areas in elite and working-class sections of scores of cities have been torched and looted. Police have been insulted, taunted and showered with debris.

Result: Mob demands to “Defund the Police” have been met by political concessions and capitulations. Minneapolis is moving to abolish its police force. New York Mayor Bill De Blasio has slashed $1 billion from the NYPD budget. Protesters camping out at city hall are demanding more.

Joe Biden, who began his campaign by telling us how well he had gotten on with the old segregationist senators like Jim Eastland and Strom Thurmond, has been scrambling as swiftly as he can in that basement.

Said Biden this week:

ORDER IT NOW

“(W)ith regard to those statues and monuments, like the Jefferson Memorial, there’s an obligation that the government protect those monuments because they’re different. That’s a remembrance, it’s not dealing with revering somebody who had that view. … They may have had things in their past that were now and then distasteful, but that’s a judgment.”

This mush comes from a senator who probably cannot remember how many Jefferson-Jackson Day dinners he has attended and addressed.
Consider what else the radicals and rioters have accomplished.

They have made mass civil disobedience an acceptable and even praiseworthy form of protest, if you are justifiably outraged. They have won near-immunity for burning and looting stores. Blanket amnesties at the state and city level appear to be in the cards.

With the collaboration of an allied and indulgent media, the radicals have turned public opinion against the cops. They have forced the issue of defunding the police onto the national agenda. They have pulled the center of gravity of politics sharply to the left.

Contrast how our establishment has been panicked into headlong retreat, with how Xi Jinping’s Chinese Communist Party handled its year of protests in Hong Kong — protests aimed at attaining the democratic rights that the American protesters are abusing.

The Chinese made a calculated decision: They would not use the methods they had employed in Tiananmen Square in 1989. But bottom line, they would also not lose Hong Kong to the democratic camp.

Beijing has now taken over Hong Kong, stifled the protests and begun a roundup of those who initiated and led the disorders.

And the West has done nothing.

As the world observes how the world’s greatest democracy handles disorders arising from left-wing radicals, and how China is handling an anti-Communist uprising in its city of Hong Kong, which appears to be more in command and control of its nation’s destiny?

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

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  1. The Seattle mayor finally acted when the mob showed up at her house, not because of what was going on in Seattle’s CHAZ/CHOP. This fact is probably what will limit the mob violence; when the mob starts threatening the people who actually hold the power. The question is whether the mob gets so powerful that it overwhelms the police and actually starts injuring and killing the politicians, bankers and CEOs.

  2. “They have pulled the center of gravity of politics sharply to the left.”
    The pseudo-left. The PC, BLM etc mobs are mere catpaws for various deep state elements. At a guess, anti-Trump elements.

    • Replies: @Realist
  3. Baxter says:

    I thought of this scenario before- the ‘breakup’ of these United States may not come from a coordinated effort or any de-consolidation of Federal power. It may come from a slow though national process of states and counties and municipalities ignoring Federal law. In fact, we can already see it happening. Marijuana, if I remember correctly, is a schedule 1 drug, yet many states are ignoring Federal law and apply their own law(s). Many places have adopted their own rules for dealing with illegal immigration. A few states are pushing back against Roe vs. Wade. As we have seen on television, public and private property is being destroyed by mobs. Why aren’t the police protecting public and private property? Go figure.
    So perhaps we are seeing a different United States emerging. Really, what do Alabama, Idaho and Vermont have in common? Or are we becoming what Italy used to be called, a mere ‘geographical expression.’

    • Agree: mark green
  4. Emslander says:

    It’s easy to riot and party in the warmth of summer. The wisdom of having elections in the first week of November, when flakes of snow are swirling and term papers are coming due, will tell the tale again this year. No sense in trying to compete with unrestrained hormones and idle young people with no futures. This will be forgotten along with the flu epidemic and the unemployment and life will return to normal for the survivors.

    • Replies: @alma
  5. anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:

    “radical left”

    + “Biden .. in that basement”

    + “Xi Jinping’s Chinese Communist Party”

    + “world’s greatest democracy”

    = vote Team Red in the next Most Important Election Ever

    It always adds up, Right?

    • Replies: @dcthrowback
  6. Realist says:

    Are Uncivil Protests and Mob Violence Winning?

    As long as intelligent Whites allow it.

    • Agree: SafeNow
    • Replies: @anon
  7. The people in Hong Kong do not have the second amendment. The law abiding people in America haven’t been push hard enough yet, YET.

  8. Realist says:
    @Diversity Heretic

    The question is whether the mob gets so powerful that it overwhelms the police and actually starts injuring and killing the politicians, bankers and CEOs.

    That would be a glorious day…I love poetic justice.

  9. Realist says:
    @animalogic

    The PC, BLM etc mobs are mere catpaws for various deep state elements.

    Yes.

    At a guess, anti-Trump elements.

    No…trump is a Deep State minion…his actions speak louder than his words. The Deep State State would never allow him to be President if he were not part of it.

    • Replies: @dcthrowback
  10. I personally think that Mr. Buchanan should join the National Guard and compel the tyrant-in-chief to act as President Hoover did to force the evil doers in the Democratic Party to retreat from Hooverville with yet another iteration of General McArthur’s fascists on horseback.

    Think of the press that the tyrant-in-chief will get when he instructs National Guard to victimize the masses of poor and downtrodden Americans with his ever present cowardice via the twittersphere & CNN/FOX.

    Mr. Buchanan and Mr. Trump are two peas in a pod when it comes to defence of the USA and the dying political system as well as finance hegemonic control over the world. Now when it comes time to defend their defenceless cowardice and systemic violence towards the poor of America and the world we evidence merely more of the same rhetoric that got us here to begin with.

    The problem with America is the overly aggressive & victimizing fascistic Republican Party and adherents that serially steal, lie, and cheat American taxpayers from attainment of their pursuit of happiness via control over Congress and sovereign finance hegemony that is now ebbing away from USD due to the fact that Americans are fraudsters en masse rather than mathematicians with proofs.

    The USA is insolvent financially and socially, Mr. Buchanan. The USA is a third world banana republic helmed with a tin pot dictator that owes billions to the most systemically corrupt and failing international bank otherwise known as Deutsche Bank.

    RW

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @Curmudgeon
  11. Once again, Pat mentions a historical event without acknowledging its context. The Paris Commune came about after Bismarck maneuvered France’s arrogant Napoleon III to war against Prussia, which resulted in the annihilation of the French army, the fall of the French government, and the German siege and (first) occupation of Paris. Pretty hard to compare this national trauma to the events of this past May and June in the United States.

    Incidentally the vengeful French forced Germany to accept the humiliating 1919 Treaty of Versailles in the Hall of Mirrors, because that room in the French palace was where Bismarck proclaimed the Second Reich in that heady spring of ’71.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  12. Pat opposes the mass protests and riots which are destroying US cities, but praises the “pro-democracy protesters” in Hong Kong. If he watched RT instead of mainstream news, maybe he’d see how violent they were – for months on end. I’m surprised at how much restraint China showed as Hong Kong’s overmatched policemen were beaten up.

    Who funded the Hong Kong protesters, I wonder? Maybe the same people who are funding BLM. Pat said “the West has done nothing.” Seriously, Pat? I thought you were an anti-interventionist. Pray tell, what more would you have the West do?

    • Agree: Exile, mark green
    • Replies: @Exile
  13. Rurik says:

    desecration of monuments from Columbus to the Founding Fathers, presidents and Confederate generals, proven to be a cultural and political victory for the radical left?

    More precisely, is the mob winning?

    we all know who the media are, and what their agenda is.

    We all know the corporate CEOs are venal scum.

    But the answer to your question Pat, will be determined when we look at the bleachers of the next NFL games.

    NFL will play black national anthem prior to Week 1 games

    “We, at the National Football League, believe Black Lives Matter,” Goodell said in the video. “I personally protest with you and want to be part of the much-needed change in this country.

    “Without black players, there would be no National Football League and the protests around the country are emblematic of the centuries of silence, inequality, and oppression of black players, coaches, fans, and staff. We are listening, I am listening, and I will be reaching out to players who have raised their voices and others on how we can improve and go forward for a better and more united NFL family.”

    [my emphasis]

    https://www.foxnews.com/sports/nfl-will-play-black-national-anthem-prior-to-week-1-games-report-says

    centuries of silence, inequality, and oppression of black players, coaches, fans, and staff.

    poking around on the Internet, I see that the NFL average salary is $2.7 million.

    That’s a lot of oppression!

    But take a look at the article I found that number in..

    It’s also not a coincidence that Covid-19 is disproportionately affecting people of color. Being black is not a risk factor because of race, but it is because of racism. People of color are, in general, more exposed and less protected due to a variety of factors including, but not limited to their living situations, dangerous frontline jobs, chronic health conditions, and limited access to healthcare.

    70% of NFL players are black despite black men only making up 6% of US population. In contrast, the NFL fan base is 83% white and 64% male.

    https://www.canalstreetchronicles.com/2020/7/2/21307856/how-the-pandemic-affects-the-players-and-why-that-matters

    There is no way to read those lines, without the takeaway that young black men being overrepresented as NFL players is yet another example of white racism.

    The article even has a photo of an oppressed victim.

    They get to be gridiron heroes making millions to play a game, and have fans thronging and worshiping them and tending to their every whim, but ‘suffering’ all that makes them victims of racism.

    but it is because of racism. People of color are, in general, more exposed and less protected due to a variety of factors including, but not limited to their living situations

    Jamal fathering seven children from five different women, none of whom he supports, is a consequence of white racism?

    dangerous frontline jobs, chronic health conditions, and limited access to healthcare.

    ‘dangerous frontline jobs?’

    How many of the First Responders into the WTC were African Americans, and how many were Irish or Italian?

    Chronic health conditions are caused by white racism?

    Limited access to healthcare?

    I wonder what the racial breakdown of Medicaid recipients is. Are poor whites in New York or California more likely to get free healthcare than their POC neighbors?

    I doubt that.

    It all boils down to a mass-hysteria of overt, infantile black racism against whites (simply for being white), that has hijacked our culture and is imposing a pall of idiocy.

    They’ve used the tragic death of George Floyd, to protest the harsh realities of race.

    Asians tend to be a little smarter in some ways than whites, and so they do better in certain fields.

    Duh.

    Blacks are better at some sports, and so they’re overrepresented. (the horrors of racism!)

    Whites in turn are also better at some things, and so they too excel in some areas. (in spite of state efforts to fuck them over at every turn).

    But because some whites excel at living a law abiding life, and being productive and consequently prosperous, this we are all hectored is an unacceptable racism that pervades our racist society, and we must not stop until there is perfect parity between whites and blacks in the Western world in all things, (except sports players and Medicaid recipients and crime and a thousand other metrics which show that whites are the most put-upon people on the planet).

    I just can’t wait to see the NFL bleachers.

    NASCAR has already canceled the 2020 Cup Series Awards and Champion’s Week festivities scheduled in Nashville in early December because of COVID-19 concerns’.

    Yea, they had to cancel December’s signature event, because of “Covid-19 concerns”

    Hehehe

  14. SteveK9 says:

    Would have been better without throwing in the crap about China.

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
  15. Rurik says:
    @Robert White

    Now when it comes time to defend their defenceless cowardice and systemic violence towards the poor of America and the world we evidence merely more of the same rhetoric that got us here to begin with.

    The problem with America is the overly aggressive & victimizing fascistic Republican Party and adherents that serially steal, lie, and cheat …

    umm..

    Not to defend the Republican party, (a den of whores and snakes), [with apologies to actual crack whores and venomous snakes- for the unfair comparison ; ]

    But if you’re going to speak of ‘systemic violence towards the poor of America and the world’, then I don’t know how you possibly could without considering the literally millions of poor people’s lives that have been ended, ravaged, ripped apart and crushed by the destruction of Libya, Syria, Ukraine, parts of Russia, and myriad places all over the planet, not to exclude those places domestically that have been turned into failed war zones by the infinitely fatuous individuals and polices of our liberal Democrats in control of cities like Detroit and Chicago and elsewhere.. for generations.

    Yes, the Republicans are treasonous vermin, the lot. But the only people worse, (by magnitudes beyond comprehension) are the Democrats.

    • Replies: @Robert White
  16. anonymous[209] • Disclaimer says:

    The world’s greatest democracy. Pat, Pat, Pat. Cherub-in-Chief Richard Nixon weeps bitter tears in heaven when you talk out your ass like this.

    What is democracy, Pat?

    Do you know the definition of democracy?

    That was a rhetorical question. You don’t. You only know fine phrases that make you feel lofty.

    Do you know the common-law source of the legal definition of democracy?

    Another rhetorical question. You don’t. You vaguely think democracy is that warm feeling in your heart when Nixon puts something in it for the jigs.

    The common law definition of democracy is found in the Siracusa Principles, common law as customary international law in accordance with the Paquete Habana decision. You never heard of it but you clearly think So what it’s crap. Presumably you think the underlying precedent is crap too, because it was authored by that radical slaver scion John Marshall Harlan and that radical segregationist Henry Billings Brown.

    I know you don’t give a rat’s whether you know what you’re talking about but just for shits & grins I’m going to tell you.

    Under the Siracusa Principles a democratic society is one that honors its UDHR obligations and its UN Charter rights commitments. The USA manifestly does not.

    Your country is not a democracy.

    • Replies: @Robert White
  17. Rurik says:
    @Observator

    Pretty hard to compare this national trauma to the events of this past May and June in the United States.

    you don’t do nuance, do you?

    his point was specifically that the comparison was one of tragedy vs. farce.

    IOW, there is no comparison. Duh.

  18. @Realist

    Half-correct. The Deep State sees Trump as a national populist & therefore the enemy that must be destroyed at all costs using the (D) party, the swamp and it’s attendant organs as the vehicle to deliver the kill shot.

    Russian collusion hoax, impeachment garbage, COVID theater, destroying (D) controlled city w/ ANTIFA and BLM riots and looting – all an attempt to one term him like other outsiders (think Jimmy Carter). There is a small sliver of hope left that he corrects course, fires Jared and remembers why he was elected in 2016.

    • Replies: @Realist
  19. @anonymous

    I sense a distinct lack of motivation for Trump’s base. I believe he sees it too. This is part of the reason why the betting markets have Biden as a -180 favorite (implied odds of winning 63%). We’ll see how far Drumpf goes to win his core supporters back. I wouldn’t count him out – he really hates losing.

    Washington Watcher II’s last column here explained in great detail that taking his political base for granted was simply horrible decision making by Kushner. A true politicial novice in every sense of the word.

    The simplest, most effective move to change the current political battlefield for Drumpf would be to fire SIL-in-Chief Jared Kushner.

  20. Exile says:

    To answer the title’s question in the context of America – the Looting Phase, the answer is “yes.”

    Republicans who were supposed to represent the conservative bastion of order against chaos have entirely collapsed – superficially for fear of being called bad names but in truth more out of their true liberal sympathies and their wholesale subversion by Jewish power.

    Pat himself may disagree with me, pathologically loyal partisan that he is, but he may yet outlive the GOP and I hope he does.

    • Agree: Pat Kittle
  21. Exile says:
    @follyofwar

    Sadly Pat’s anti-interventionism conflicts with his reflexive Cold War anti-Communism and as he ages it seems that the Cold Warrior is winning.

    Sometimes I wonder how much of the Pat who wrote “A Republic – Not an Empire” remains.

  22. ruralguy says:

    The Left tend to be people who try to solve their problems through Politics. There will always be people who do that.

    The author, like many people writing on the CHOP makes a mistake in saying CHOP is in downtown Seattle. This area is in Capital Hill — it’s not downtown. The CHOP area is sandwiched between Broadway and 15th avenue, closer to Broadway. These areas are/were popular nightlife spots for young adults. I used to go there frequently for art-house movies, coffee, and swing dances. Capital Hill is upscale and so were many of the young people who hung out on Broadway. But, Broadway and 15th Avenue also attracted a large class of misfits. Many young people go through a rebellious and fun period during their 20s, visiting those nightlife spots on weekends. Most grow up and focus on families. But, many never do grow up. They remain misfits, slowly losing friends and living in isolation, with meaningless jobs. They remain oppositional, using politics as their means of solving their own personal issues, because they can’t solve problems on their own.

  23. Escher says:
    @Diversity Heretic

    The police is the biggest gang out there.
    Looting and burning the sheeple establishments is ok, but don’t go where the Capo di tutti Capo lives.

  24. Levtraro says:

    Beijing has now taken over Hong Kong, stifled the protests and begun a roundup of those who initiated and led the disorders.

    And the West has done nothing.

    Why is the West to do something? It’s none of our business.

    • Agree: RadicalCenter
  25. @Rurik

    Democrat policy did not foist the American taxpayer into war in Iraq whereby antiquity was destroyed by the George W. Bush Torture Regime under CIA directives to skirt international laws against torture.

    Democrats are NOT the torture regime party of ill repute worldwide. Democrats did not quite totally lose their humanity whereas the Republican Party adherents did.

    Like I said, it’s a banana republic with a tin pot dictator bent on second term harassment with impunity of everyone on the left.

    Republican adherents are blind following blind ambition for profits above humanity & civilized behaviour. Lastly, Republicans are knuckle draggers with little education outside of Financial Fraud, illicit drug dealing, & money laundering of criminal proceeds.

    Happy July 4th, all.

    RW

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @KenH
  26. @Robert White

    fascistic Republican Party and adherents that serially steal, lie, and cheat American taxpayers from attainment of their pursuit of happiness via control over Congress and sovereign finance hegemony

    Apparently, you don’t see the contradiction in your statement. Fascism, and by extention National Socialism, were at war with the international banking system, of which the Federal Reserve is a big player.
    “USURY is the cancer of the world, which only the surgeon’s knife of Fascism can cut out of the life of the nations.” ~ Ezra Pound

    If only the Republicans were fascists.

  27. This is all just another monument to Nancy Pelosi’s “saving the world from the coronavirus”, to be sure.

    What in the world would we do without them?!

  28. Dannyboy says:
    @Rurik

    It looks like Alabama NASCAR fans are not going down without a fight, to the dismay of NASCAR Executive Steve O’Donnell, who obviously was bothered enough by the flyover to take to social media to call Confederate flag supporters “Jackasses”.

    https://vaflaggers.blogspot.com/2020/06/nascar-gets-flagged-dixie-takes-her.html

  29. KenH says:

    I’d have to say that the left wing mob is winning especially judging by the fact that Republicans are willing to make historic and unprecedented concessions to the left like abolishing Columbus day and renaming all bases named after confederate generals among other things. And by the fact that BLM approval among the general population seems to have increased if polls are accurate.

    Violence works when you have a (((media))) and a major political party like the (((Democrats))) running interference for your side. That’s why violence will continue to work for the left and it won’t be long before they’re trying to kill whites in the suburbs while federal law enforcement, the jew owned media, Jew funded Democrat party and even some Republicans clap like circus seals.

    But the moment whites start fighting back then the same groups will scream “domestic terrorism”, “white supremacy” and even “Oi Vey!”at the top of their lungs and demand mass arrests and mass slaughter of these impudent whites.

    Whites who don’t hate themselves no longer have a country. This isn’t just an opinion anymore and has become incontrovertible fact.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
    , @follyofwar
  30. @SteveK9

    Absolutely. The Hong Kong protests had nothing to do with “democracy”, it was a colour revolution.

  31. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:
    @Robert White

    Democrat policy did not foist the American taxpayer into war in Iraq whereby antiquity was destroyed by the George W. Bush Torture Regime under CIA directives to skirt international laws against torture.

    What about Serbia, Libya and Syria, Bobby? You have quite a selective memory, like most of the self-righteous pricks on the Left.

    No sir, those peace lovin’ Democrats aren’t slaves to the Military Industrial Complex, like their “Neocon” Republican counterparts.

    You’re a goddamned idiot and a liar to boot.

    • Replies: @Robert White
  32. KenH says:
    @Robert White

    Democrats are NOT the torture regime party of ill repute worldwide.

    Well Bobby, I don’t like to defend the Republican party, but you conveniently forget that shitloads of Democrat Congressman voted for the authorization to use military force (AUMF) that Bush used to invade Iraq. They raise a ruckus every time Trump wants to lower troop levels in the Middle East. Al Gore would have taken some time out from fighting global warming to invade Iraq, too.

    Democrats destroyed Libya on Obama’s watch and assisted in trying to overthrow Assad both of which displaced millions and killed tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands.

    Your beloved Democrats are now trying to engineer a war against Russia since they are standing in the way of greater Israel and refuse to flood Russia with third world savages like the Jew controlled West is.

    • Agree: follyofwar
  33. “Are Uncivil Protests and Mob Violence Winning?”
    They already won; witness the weak and pathetic rolling over to demands of BLM and its fellow-travelers by almost every major corporation and institution, probably out of fear of violence. With ‘leaders’ like this, China would make short work of us if they ever decided to try it.

  34. @Rurik

    “I just can’t wait to see the NFL bleachers.”
    I dunno, there are a lot of short-sighted people who need their sports fix, even if it means financially supporting their own sworn enemies.

  35. @Diversity Heretic

    Durkan might be bad, but she’s head and shoulders above her predecessor, who was forced to resign over multiple allegations of abusing boys and adolescents.

    Will Durkan be a one-termer, replaced by a Marxist from Mumbai? (Apparently, we have to import leftoids from abroad, because we don’t have enough in this country already.)

  36. SafeNow says:

    About eight years ago, the late and great Philip Roth found that Wikipedia had clearly misstated something about one of his books. He asked for a correction. The Wikipedia powers refused to make the correction, because…wait for it…Roth was not a “credible source.” Roth concluded that when an author is not a credible source of information regarding his own book, one cannot challenge the powers-that-be.

    This incident was anecdotal at the time, but it perfectly illuminates the facts-don’t-matter culture into which the country has now thoroughly unraveled.

  37. Realist says:
    @dcthrowback

    Half-correct. The Deep State sees Trump as a national populist & therefore the enemy that must be destroyed at all costs using the (D) party, the swamp and it’s attendant organs as the vehicle to deliver the kill shot.

    Wrong the Deep State sees Trump as a charade in a Kabuki theater play. Trump talks a populist game…but never delivers.

    As I said in my original comment The Deep State would never allow him to be President…if he was not their boy.

    There is a small sliver of hope left that he corrects course, fires Jared and remembers why he was elected in 2016.

    None at all. Who ever wins…changes nothing…the Deep State plan will continue.

    • Disagree: jsinton
  38. @Anon

    K-Street lobby works both sides of the street I agree, but the Democrats did not enlist the God damned CIA in a blatantly televised George W. Bush torture regime that blatantly assassinated Americans populating the World Trade Centers on 911. Democrats did not take center stage to claim they were wartime governance fascistically Hell bent on contravening Geneva Convention against torture.

    The George W. Bush era was an abomination of deep state USA and US Military that conspired to genocide their own countrymen & women for some contracts to torture and kill even more in Iraq.
    Trump is merely yet one more iteration of that insane Republican attitude of text book Psychopathy run amok to ensure left leaning mob opposition in contradistinction to the right-wing lunacy evidenced when Republicans are in office.

    RW

  39. Elites don’t like populism. So, they set off Mobulism, thuggerism, and terrorism.

  40. jsinton says:

    Russiagate. Impeachment scam. Plannedemic. Economy implosion. BLM. Russian bounties. These are all the same thing, pushed by the same people. It’s all Get Trump. Will BLM work? Did anything else work?

  41. @anonymous

    He knows his country is a third rate banana republic helmed by a tin pot dictator owing billions to Deutsche Bank, but he does not want to be deplatformed by Orange Oaf for saying so pre-election trouncing of the pussy-grabber-in-chief by Democrats, Deep State, and oligarchs all over the world.

    Vote Trump for Prison!

    Vote Democrat for White House!

    RW

  42. @Diversity Heretic

    If the mob came for the (((bankers))), I would shield them and give them shelter. I would put my life, property and career on the line for the (((bankers))). They can hide in my attic, or garage. I will feed them canned tuna until the storm passes.

    Isn’t that what Jews demand of GoodWhites? Or rather, wasn’t that the criteria by which certain Jewish intellectuals could distinguish good, decent (read useful) whites from despicable ones? Just last year this was a thing in the NYTimes. It was a litmus test. Whites who acted like the family that housed Anne Frank were Noble GoodWhites. Those who refused were Bad, as bad as Nazis, or their equivalent today, Antifa and friends, if what you say is true.

  43. anon[146] • Disclaimer says:
    @Realist

    The only “intelligent” ones are those who resist mass-media narratives.

    How many are they?

    • Replies: @Realist
  44. @Baxter

    The feds don’t really care about that stuff. Shit won’t get serious until a State hits upon a system that stops the feds from raising taxes from the locals. Then you’ll see true war.

    • Replies: @Baxter
  45. …and the west has done nothing.

    Actually EVERYBODY has done nothing, Japan, India, the Arab states, Africa, Brazil etc. There is no need to single out “the west”. But more to the point, what exactly should the west do? What are we supposed to do? Send in the marines to protect Hong Kong? What does Buchanan propose be done? China could if it wanted, send 50,000 troops into Hong Kong tomorrow. How and why are we supposed to protect Hong Kong from China anymore then Britain could protect it from Imperial Japan in 1941?

  46. @Diversity Heretic

    You mean when the powers that be realize they have created a monster beyond their control?

  47. Anon[277] • Disclaimer says:

    You wanna know how to get the motherfuckers?

    All at once, just like that.

  48. @Levtraro

    Why doesn’t Pat send one of his nonexistent children to die fighting the chinese? He can shove his meddling attitude and keep my children out of this supposed “we.”

  49. @KenH

    Time for all white people in the police force and the military — simply all decent people — to simply refuse to carry out “orders.”

    Let the governors, mayors, and tough-guy judges and prosecutors strap on the guns, get out in the streets, go to normal Americans’ houses, businesses, and farms, and try and enforce the dictators’ “orders” and “judgments.”

  50. SafeNow says:


    Happy Birthday, America – Mainly the old one, which existed before the “winning” began. And still exists in many places. Signing off, an ancient commenter, played in the street as a child.

    • Thanks: follyofwar
  51. Realist says:
    @anon

    How many are they?

    Not enough.

  52. anonymous[171] • Disclaimer says:

    Robert, anent 42, it is fascinating to see how the parties have evolved since they foreclosed independent opposition after Ross Perot ran. Instead of running attractive candidates, they run the most repulsive scumbags they can find to maximize polarization. That keeps us fighting each other instead of the police state.

    I thought that process reached its logical conclusion when they ran professional asshole Donald Trump against Hillary, The Queen of Mena, the nastiest cuntiest bitch who ever had her goons beat the shit out of secular saint Ray McGovern. But now I think they topped her with the reeking sigmoid coil of shit who turned bankruptcy back into debt peonage and who turned prison back into slavery. And to boot this corporate hookworm is now a drooling dotard apt to take his dick out or shit himself on the podium. CIA is making fun of us with this helpless clapped-out puppet.

    Fuck voting. We’re going to go to Langley and put their heads on sticks.

    • Replies: @Robert White
  53. @KenH

    Did you catch any of Trump’s speech at the base of Mount Rushmore last night? He’s finally, if you believe him, taking it to the protesting/rioting statue topplers. He talked of “hundreds” of rioters who have been arrested, and said there is a rapid deployment force composed of DHS agents who are being sent throughout the country to stop the statue destroyers. He wants 10 year jail sentences for the offenders. He said it’s time for the silent majority who love America to stand up and make their voices heard. I did find parts of Trump’s speech, which went overlong, to be quite stirring.

    Admittedly, our side is well into the 4th quarter of a game we’ve been losing. But polls show that the vast majority, something like 80%, oppose these anarchist destroyers. Problem is, many of these same people (self-hating white liberals) also hate Trump with a passion.

    The question is: When they go to the ballot box, will they allow their hatred of Trump to blind them to the much greater evil which lurks on the other side? In spite of the many mistakes he has made, the re-election of Trump may be our last chance.

  54. Baxter says:
    @Marshal Marlow

    I didn’t think of that angle. There is always another angle. Thanks. Your probably right.

  55. wholy1 says:

    Let the multi-billionare-subsidized gov parasites/academics/progressives/Sillywood Hollyweirds, DemonRATs and their doofus DummyBRAT “woke” antifa[rts]/BLM vermin “existing” there “do unto each other” – sack their own digs! I say, “BRING IT”! Cheer the worthless, parasitic Burning Looting Malcontents on! If said malcontents razed/sacked “D[e]C[eit] tomorrow, it would make my YEAR! After experiencing a trumped-up war “up close and personnel” – millions maimed, murdered, displaced for GREED – this VFW “dirty ‘ol white-boy” whose “white privilege” didn’t exempt him from the draft in ’67 would luv to see every parasitic DemonRAT/RINO legisTRAITOR, bureauRAT, PERsecutor/magisTRAITOR, gov-agent regulator/enforcer WITH family members, confined to a FEMA camp growing veggies by hand. Would be the first productive activity of their grifting, “entitled” pathetic “existences”.

  56. alma says:
    @Emslander

    Neither the flu nor the riots will B forgotten come winter which is, after all, only 12 weeks long. With the first crocus out They’ll come to take up where They left off. As for COVID? The Blame Trump media mob will continue on its 24/7 endless now-boring tirade even if he is defeated. And if he wins that same media mob will breathe a sigh of relief…otherwise it has Nothing.

  57. Yes, they are winning and will continue to win due to demographics.

    BLM has been given 500 million by every major corporation on earth.

    The GOP wants to make Juneteenth a national holiday and remove immunity protection from the police force.

    Trump opens the prisons to let black felons out so they can riot and loot and murder.

    Antifa and BLM are supported by the DNC/ADL/DOJ/SPLC/FBI/CIA.

    As states turn blue due to demographics, the delinquent buckwheats are going to rule over and slaughter whites and whites will have no protection whatsoever.

    Happy 4th.

  58. @Baxter

    Marijuana, if I remember correctly, is a schedule 1 drug, yet many states are ignoring Federal law and apply their own law(s).

    How dare they try to resurrect the ghost of the tenth amendment!
    We should all learn to love Big Brother!

    While your statement is true, marijuana’s federal scheduling is politically motivated nonsense.

    The Harrison Narcotics Act of 1914, the nation’s first drug tax legislation, implemented a special federal tax on opium and coca dealers and required them to register their name and place of drug-related business with the Internal Revenue Service. The Act did not make either drug illegal; it merely created an organizational and revenue-generating structure for the federal government. In 1937, the Marihuana Tax Act became law, placing marijuana in the same category as opium and coca.

    It’s always been about the tax revenue…
    And then it was about disrupting the anti-war movement…

    Criminalizing possession of drugs like heroin and marijuana was intended to “disrupt” two of the biggest anti-establishment forces that opposed Nixon, one of his top advisors later admitted.

    “You want to know what this was really all about?” Ehrlichman asked, referring to the war on drugs.

    “The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people. You understand what I’m saying? We knew we couldn’t make it illegal to be either against the war or black, but by getting the public to associate the hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin, and then criminalizing both heavily, we could disrupt those communities. We could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, break up their meetings, and vilify them night after night on the evening news.”

    “Did we know we were lying about the drugs? Of course we did,”

    Cannabis is much safer than alcohol or schedule 2 fentanyl.

    Cannabis is an herb that you can grow in your garden… Tax free.

    You should try it sometime. It’s nice.

    • Replies: @Jeff Stryker
  59. You guys are such bedwetters. Statues. They knock down bullshit statues you never heard of before last week. Get over yourself for chrissakes.

    Corporate parasites are only subsidizing BLM because it’s toothless dickless eunuch pussy protest that will never ever come out with good shit like this

    https://ourhiddenhistory.org/entry/black-panther-commander-huey-p-newton-speech-at-the-revolutionary-people-s-constitutional-convention-1970

    https://ourhiddenhistory.org/entry/black-panther-michael-tabor-keynote-at-the-revolutionary-people-s-constitutional-convention-1970

    This is exactly what you fairies would be saying if you had any semblance of balls. The only difference between them and you is, they don’t take shit from the police state that you knuckle under to, Yes, Officer, No Officer, Suck suck suck grovel snivel suck. Dick Ober shot all the Panthers but their successors are going to free you poor downtrodden white slaves.

  60. Bob Gwen says:

    It was in fact the US that funded and incited the riots in Hong Kong. The US government even publicly condemned the Hong Kong police for brutality and praised the Hong Kong terrorists for their freedom riots and destruction of public property. It is entirely due to US politicians and public position on Hong Kong that has caused their own society to be impotent in dealing with its own riots and destruction of public property, including the tearing down of statues. After all, if you have convinced your own citizens of the virtue of violence and destruction, then what do you expect to result?

    America deserves everything it’s getting right now, and much more. I look forward to the day when Mt Rushmore is torn down by virtuous American freedom lovers.

    • Replies: @Saxon
  61. @anonymous

    Langley knows everyone wants their heads on sticks, and that’s why they are laughing all the way to the bank, but soon the bank won’t have their U$D anymore so their color revolution will be for nought.

    Welcome to the New World Disorder.

    RW

  62. It is possible to be equally outraged by both the mob violence and the militarized police state. Both sides are in the wrong. The mob violence is violating the property rights of others and the militarized police force is violating property and constitutional rights of others, that people are asked to pay for what can in all practical terms become death squads, regardless of race, and is more often against white than black. The police seem to believe that anyone that is not a government employee, or a corporation is an enemy of the state, which you may be oblivious to since you were a senator. The militarized police forces and the constitutional rights abuses went way too far to the right. The pendulum always swings the other way. That has always been the case. Lean hard right, expect hard left to follow suit. My preference is for equilibrium and an end to the insanity of both the right and the left, because in my book, they are both radical extremists that we would be better off without.

  63. @Adam Smith

    Cannabis harmless?

    Nah, former college pothead here. Many a young person arrived a high-energy 18 year old on campus and left a red-eyed low-energy pothead from college.

    Most people then quit smoking pot at about 25-at least everyday. After about a month the THC disappears from their system.

    But most of the oldsters in Seattle are Gen X my age who never put the bong down. They look the same as they did in 1994 when they were 20 year old college students listening to Nirvana unplugged.

    Watching the protests I marvel at the older ones my age who appear to have been frozen at 1994 Lalapollaza

  64. At least 95% of the vast sums that the government spends on its bureaucracies (e.g. cops) is pure waste.

    Yep.

    It’s good news that Hizzoner cut the NYPD budget by $1B. The bad news is that the tax money will just be redistributed (wasted) elsewhere.

  65. Saxon says:
    @Bob Gwen

    What a coincidence, they’re also funding and inciting and supporting the riots in the US right now. The people who destroy Rushmore won’t be Americans, though. Racially alien people aren’t really Americans. A is A and cannot be be B.

    This whole thing is only “succeeding” because of institutional, media, and corporate support.

    • Agree: anonymous1963
  66. I was thinking that America should have a slogan that reads:

    NEVERMIND THE RETARDS !

    They could be posted everywhere, kind of like Mind The Gap London underground signs. Maybe a pictogram with people smashing things could be placed in the areas that used to have statues, with the slogan also on the signs.

  67. anonymous[589] • Disclaimer says:

    Will the Chinese tolerate CHOP in HongKong…will they allow toppling the Mao icons? …Burning the USA flag is protected under FREE speech…BUT I can not express my free speech using displaying the Confederate Flag. symbols, Statues?? Trump is alone the GOP is part of the Deepstate establishment…GOP has no guts, courage, no backbone…a pity they could had unleash a torrent of grass roots American(ism)Patriotic fervor…Now teh forces of darkness..using violence terrorism trough BLM (refused by majority of blacks!!) ANTIFA which are NOT grassroots, popular movements in their origins or FINANCING…they are threathening to block, burnt Polling places in RED States..the objective of antifa+BLM+CNN+MSNBC to strike FEAR into Trump voters…Biden will only stay for 1year and then his VP MichelleO will become USA… president ObamaII…

  68. The Eye says:
    @Levtraro

    I agree that China’s actions in Hong Kong are not something for the US to become embroiled in, but I think you may have misread Pat’s point. That is to say the Chinese responded with authority to an insurrection in their backyard, while the US authorities watched insurrections in their own cities and neighborhoods, and folded their arms and wept— that is if they did not take a knee and beg forgiveness. Weak sauce on the part of US “leadership” compared to China is what Pat is saying.

  69. @Jeff Stryker

    Yeah, cannabis is pretty harmless…

    Definitely less harmful than the prohibition and criminalization of it…

    How many of your “red-eyed low-energy” friends from college and those who seem “frozen at Lollapalooza ’94” got into the ecstasy/MDMA that was so abundant in the mid 90’s?

    https://www.dailysquat.com/man-addicted-to-brake-fluid-claims-he-can-stop-any-time-he-wants/

  70. @Jeff Stryker

    ” Listening to Nirvana unplugged”

    Anyone who listens to Nirvana has got to be brain-dead anyway.

    AJM, Pro Jazz musician.

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