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“‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers / That perches in the soul,” wrote Emily Dickinson. “And sore must be the storm / That could abash the little Bird / That kept so many warm.”

Staring ahead on New Year’s Eve, at what appear to be the coming storms of 2022, this once-hopeful country is going to have to fall back on its reserves.

What storms?

Suddenly, the omicron variant of the coronavirus is sweeping the nation, shutting schools, shops, restaurants and bars that were only lately reopened. In this last week of 2021, new infections twice set records.

Is a fifth wave of the pandemic arriving, just two years after the first wave hit in March 2020?

What is hopeful here?

While the numbers of infected are exploding and deaths are rising anew, the omicron variant appears to be less severe and less lethal than the delta variant — and possibly less enduring.

From the medical community one hears the hope that the omicron variant could displace the delta and, as has happened in South Africa, burn itself out.

Still, if the present rate of infections and deaths continues, we could have a virus-related million American deaths by spring.

A second storm is economic, with inflation now running at 6.8%, the highest rate since the last days of Jimmy Carter and first days of Ronald Reagan.

Should this trend continue, inflation could be crushing to President Joe Biden’s party and presidency next November. And, according to Thursday’s Washington Post, that may be what is coming:

“Strong consumer demand, continuing supply chain troubles and the emergence of the omicron variant of the coronavirus threaten to prolong sharply rising prices well into 2022, potentially making inflation the premier economic challenge of the new year.”

As for U.S. economic growth, forecasts for the first quarter of 2022 are being cut back from 5.2% to 2.2%.

Nor does the world look any more tranquil from this vantage point.

In the second week of January, U.S. talks with Russia begin, probably in Geneva, on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s demand for assurances that Ukraine not be admitted into NATO and no U.S. offensive weapons be stationed in a border nation from which they can be used to attack Russia with only minutes notice.

The hopeful news: Putin reportedly ordered 10,000 of the 100,000 Russian troops on Ukraine’s border back to their bases deeper in Russia.

Still, it is hard to believe Putin is bluffing when he says that if Ukraine is invited to become a full member of NATO, Russia will see to it that the consummation never comes to pass.

As for China, there is no sign it is backing off from any of its territorial demands — on its Himalayan border with India, with half a dozen rival nations in the South and East China seas, or with Taiwan.

Probably the best we can hope for in the simmering Taiwan crisis is that China will put off its insistence on annexation of the island of 24 million while it digests the lately free city of Hong Kong.

ORDER IT NOW

Negotiation with Iran on a mutual return to the 2015 nuclear deal appears to be nearing the fish-or-cut-bait moment. Should the talks collapse without Iran’s return to the restrictions of the deal, we will, early in the new year, hear more animated talk of “other options” and “Plan B” — synonyms for U.S. attacks on Tehran’s nuclear facilities.

Hovering over all of the above is the gnawing and growing concern among the American people about the physical and mental capacities of their president.

A month ago, a Politico poll found that while 46% of Americans believe Biden is mentally fit for his office, 48% disagree. In the same poll, only about one-half of all Americans felt Biden was “in good health.”

All that talk of a few months back of Biden being a statesman of superior competence, perhaps a second Franklin D. Roosevelt or Lyndon B. Johnson, has died out.

Yet the maladies and crises the country confronts from inflation, China, Russia, Iran, the explosion of shootings and murders in major cities, and our bleeding border are not Biden’s alone; they are America’s. They are ours. If Joe Biden fails, the country does not succeed.

Yet, since mid-August, an average of national polls has shown Biden to be slipping underwater and sinking deeper. His disapproval rating is now 10 points higher than his approval rating, which sits in the low 40s.

What does the future hold?

The latest news brought to 23 the number of House Democrats who are retiring or looking for another position rather than running for reelection in 2022. Yet, to regain the House majority, the GOP needs a net gain of just five seats in the 435-member chamber.

Most pundits believe the Democrats will lose the House and, if they do, the U.S. government will grind to gridlock for the next two years. Not exactly a formula for the restoration of a lost national unity or purpose.

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. JimDandy says:

    There are much worse things than gridlock.

    • Agree: Decoy
  2. This cretin is a real Sinophobe. There are NO ‘territorial demands’ coming from China. Taiwan is part of China. the South China Seas are claimed by half a dozen States, and things just need to be sorted out, while China ensures it is NOT used as a platform for ‘Air Sea Battle’ or any other US aggressive ambitions. And India is the only one of China’s fifteen land bordering States that refuses to negotiate a mutually beneficial settlement, in this case over colonial land grabs by the English. As a failed State, all the punkas have left is to suck up to Israel and the USA, so going all intransigent in the Himalayas is easier than building a decent, modern State.

  3. TG says:

    I deeply respect Mr. Buchanan, but still, he is increasingly lost in a time warp. He still thinks it’s like when Nixon was president, and it mattered who the president was and what he thought and how smart the was.

    Biden is a zero, he’s a certified lickspittle corporate whore sock-puppet who is just reading a script. His intelligence or lack thereof mean nothing. Inflation is making the working class poorer? So what! The rich continue to get richer, it’s all part of the plan. The Democrats may lose the midterm elections? Again, so what, the Republicans will bloviate but in matters of substance, will do nothing at all to affect the status quo.

    “Gridlock”? What the heck is that? Whatever the 600 or so billionaires that run this country want, they will get, and very efficiently. Open the border to the endless streams of cheap labor from the overpopulated third world? Check! More subsidies and bailouts for the Wall Street? Check! These will occur on time and on schedule.

    Biden is not staring into the Abyss. Biden is finishing his life as he has lived it for over 50 years, as a total whore and traitor to his nation and to the working class. And his final act will be to personally take the blame for what his wealthy patrons paid him to do. But he won’t care, because soon he will be dead, and while he was alive, he got his.

  4. MEexpert says:

    Negotiation with Iran on a mutual return to the 2015 nuclear deal appears to be nearing the fish-or-cut-bait moment.

    Pat is starting to make me sick with his regurgitation of the official line about mutual return to JCPOA. What mutual return? Iran never left the JCPOA. It is the United States that withdrew from the treaty. She needs to return without any preconditions.

    Should the talks collapse without Iran’s return to the restrictions of the deal

    Iranian officials have said repeatedly that as soon as the US returns to the treaty Iran will scale back to the original limits.

    The only solution to America’s problems is to shut down the war machine. Cut the defense budget in half, for starters. No one is knocking at America’s doors. World peace can be restored by controling the little gorilla in the Middle East.

    • Agree: Max Maxwell
    • Replies: @Biff K
  5. Renoman says:

    Picking fights with Russia and China when the entire World has zero respect for you is just so incredibly desperate and stupid it is beyond belief. What is wrong with you people?

    • Replies: @Carroll price
  6. @JimDandy

    But keep in mind that’s

    Most pundits believe the Democrats will lose the House and, if they do, the U.S. government will grind to gridlock for the next two years. Not exactly a formula for the restoration of a lost national unity or purpose.

    exactly the formula for the maintenance of the Establishment.

    “Gridlock,” too, is part of the pillow fight, just another way to herd allegiant sheople whose team’s behind back through the Red+Blue gates of the next Most Important Election Ever. Then, each side blames the other for neglecting whatever remains of the public interest.

    Don’t worry, Mr. Buchanan — there’s no “gridlock” when something matters to the Beltway’s true constituency. The CARES Act bailing out Wall Street and setting up exploitation of the dempanic sailed through the Senate 96-0.

    • Replies: @Miro23
    , @JimDandy
  7. Should this trend continue, inflation could be crushing to President Joe Biden’s party and presidency next November.

    O to be young and carefree again!–believing a recucklican majority will do something (besides tax cuts.) Alas, with an R majority in Shitgress and Trump in the WH, we still couldn’t get a border wall.

    Gridlock is great since when both halves of the uniparty sync up, we the people are the victims of their folly.

    Happy New Year to the Free United States! May the divorce from blue shitholes finally go through…

  8. KenH says:

    “Grinding to gridlock” with a Republicuck House is better than the Jewish Bolshevism-Democrat trifecta that we have now. And make now mistake that the Democrat party is the vehicle for the American variant of Jewish Bolshevism and anti-white racial hatred.

    America is staring into the abyss because its founding white racial stocks are under attack like never before by Jewish elites and their non-Jewish minions.

    • Agree: Sick of Orcs
  9. @TG

    I deeply respect Mr. Buchanan,

    Why? For what he said long ago in a political campaign or book?

    He (or whoever’s microwaving this desiccated baloney) apparently no longer respects himself.

  10. Miro23 says:
    @Greta Handel

    Don’t worry, Mr. Buchanan — there’s no “gridlock” when something matters to the Beltway’s true constituency. The CARES Act bailing out Wall Street and setting up exploitation of the dempanic sailed through the Senate 96-0.

    Fine example of how totalitarianism works. A national debate about Coke vs. Pepsi is fine but keep away from anything touching woke dogma or the interests of the Nomenklatura.

    • Agree: Max Maxwell
  11. 22pp22 says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    Taiwan’s status really should be up to the people who live there.

  12. Total Omicron deaths in the US so far total one (1) and even that is suspect. Also note that Italy revised their covid related deaths from 300k to 3k. If our medical facilities were similarly honest, our numbers would also drop by a related factor.

    Don’t believe the hype.

    • Agree: follyofwar, Max Maxwell
    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  13. @TG

    Like other dementia-ridden old men sitting on park benches, Biden appears to stare into nothing, waiting for death to release them into the great beyond. Problem is that he is an old man with too much power, which could prove deadly for a Covid-weakened population. Biden is clearly out of his depth. We can thank Dr. Jill for forcing him to run., when she knew damn well that Old Joe wasn’t up to the job. Jill must have wanted to be First Lady very badly.

    Biden clings to his irrational hope of vaxxing everyone in the country (except illegal aliens, who are exempt). Maybe Joe even believes, in spite of all evidence, that only the unclean unvaxxed are spreading this deadly plague. Trump, now recently Boosted, is starting to sound just like Biden. He’s even lost Alex Jones and a good part of his MAGA base. It is great to hear Trumped booed by his army of deplorables when he keeps claiming that his Operation Warp Speed has saved “tens of millions” of lives.

    If Trump is re-elected in three years (god help us), he’ll be as old as Biden is now, and maybe just as brain dead. It would be better for the country if they sat together on park benches, arguing politics as old men do, as they stare longingly at pretty girls who pass by. Maybe Trump will even take him golfing.

    • Replies: @Carroll price
  14. Every bit of the evil we are suffering is caused by the Republican Party because it has never put up any real opposition to any leftist move. Republican politicians have no ideas or principles except serving crony capitalists and their own power and profit. Anybody who thinks a Republican majority Congress will do anything worthwhile to stop our decline is like the fellow still hopeful after his 3rd divorce.

  15. Still, if the present rate of infections and deaths continues, we could have a virus-related million American deaths by spring.

    *yawn* Had Omicron already. It was basically a head cold. Didn’t even have a fever.

    • Agree: Max Maxwell
    • Replies: @Max Maxwell
  16. Derer says:

    There is no hope of restoring civility in the USA. Biden will not fix anything and the warmongering neocons, in the Republican party, replacing him will not fix anything either. There is no hope for white masses in a country that suffers from “slavery bribery” and in the Western Europe that suffers from “colonial bribery”. The racial onslaught is permanent. It is unfair, but we are paying for the crimes of our forefathers. Only simpleminded do not see the final journey for a tribe that designed something better than outhouses. The only sanctuary for whites on this planet is Central Europe and European Russia, so far able to resist the racial onslaught.

    • Replies: @Miro23
  17. nsa says:

    “staring into the abyss and so are we”
    We? Speak for yourself. Everyone else is knocking down a 24 ouncer and laughing at you. Bring it on, you whiny hag.

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  18. JimDandy says:
    @Greta Handel

    Do you think there are no important differences? For instance, do you think a Republican administration would be as strident with Covid mandates? Genuinely curious

    • Replies: @Greta Handel
  19. 22pp22 @11

    Taiwan’s status really should be up to the people who live there.

    Maybe in a perfect world? But the 16th POTUS, Abraham Lincoln, put the kibosh on that theory in the American Civil War.

  20. Pat likes to overdramatize things, an endearing quality of his. The US is not staring into the abyss. It is relatively secure economically and militarily. Most of its problems are of its making. Ukraine is the worst client state US could have. The country is weak, bankrupt corrupt and of no value to USA whatsoever. US has stupidly made this country a priority that is of not importance to it and it cannot defend. The spectacle of Ukraine being locked outside NATO and banging on door begging to be let in and not allowed in is a big embarassment to USA. It will have to reach an accomendation with Russia because it has no option. The Covid/Omicron ”pandemic” is a phantom threat; its virulence and the deaths caused by it are greatly hyped; it surely has not killed 800,000. US government must stop lying about hospitals being full of covid patients and about the effectiveness of the ”vaccines.” Covid is endemic, it is here forever, it will never be eradicated and it is time to treat it like the Flu and common cold and return to normal. There will be no war with Iran whether it returns to the nuclear deal or not because of poor condition of US military and American people will not accept another Mideast war. Reportedly Israel asked US for KC-135 planes presumedly to launch air strikes against Irans nuclear facilities but US said no. It has probably privately warned its client state not to attack Iran. China is a Paper Tiger hampered by its own military limitations. It currently does not have the logistical capability to invade and subjugate Taiwan. For forseeable future it must be content to sail warships and fly warplanes near Taiwan to show its displeasure. As for inflation Biden is Jimmy Carter 2.0. His dumb federal vaccine mandate is making labor shortages worst. Biden may be staring into abyss but the rest of us are not. I dont believe Biden intends to seek re-election. He seems not to like Kamala Harris and is setting her up for failure. Biden has shown American people what an incompetent fool he is. Biden/Harris will be an Albatross around the neck of Democrat party. So things are not so bleak as Pat portrays. The Scamdemic and the hysteria will most likely end by Spring; the ”Omicron variant is no more dangerous than Common cold. And Republicans taking back House will mark effective end of Biden presidency.

    • Agree: ivan
  21. @Herbert R. Tarlek, Jr.

    Covid tranny people will be very disappointed when American people realize Omicron is no worse than common cold.

  22. Miro23 says:
    @Derer

    The only sanctuary for whites on this planet is Central Europe and European Russia, so far able to resist the racial onslaught.

    And the doors to those sanctuaries are firmly shut (including to Americans and Western Europeans). That’s actually why they are still sanctuaries.

  23. @22pp22

    Up to a point. But the Taiwanese have been brainwashed by decades of anti-China indoctrination, and each generation only lasts so long, while ancient cultural and political connections outlive mere human existences. China only ever advocated a slow return to the Chinese nation, but the Septics and compradore vermin like Cai, whose first loyalties are to the West, not China, have stirred up trouble, as part of the Grand Plan to ‘Bring China Down’.

    • Replies: @22pp22
    , @Wizard of Oz
  24. @Ockham's clippers

    Meanwhile in Austfailia the MSM vermin and the medical Mafiosi swine are frantic that ‘their’ pandemic might be ending, so are, every day, growing MORE hysterical about omnicon, and the absolute necessity to be jabbed DAILY, if not more frequently. And the LIES-the lies are reaching truly stratospheric levels, with all dissent, and the facts, ruthlessly suppressed by totalitarian censorship.

  25. @nsa

    As Nietzsche observed, stare into the abyss long enough and the abyss stares back. The USA has excavated this abyss, for the entire world, for 200 years, and the relationship between the USA and the great chasm is symbiotic.

  26. @JimDandy

    We both know that I’m speculating:

    – probably less direct governmental coercion

    – but just as much deference to private institutional coercion

    – thus, for most of us, leaving things just about where they are.

    Remember when the Dems were the “anti-vaxxers” in October 2020? This certainly isn’t a matter of principle.

    The more important understanding is that practically none of these Washington people could less for the dupes who support them. I am convinced that voting for change via either is effectively securing more of the same from both.

    • Replies: @JimDandy
  27. JimDandy says:
    @Greta Handel

    Yeah, I’ll admit I’m rather monomaniacal as of late. I consider the vax mandates the worst thing I’ve witnessed in my lifetime. I stand to lose a great deal because of them. I do remember when the Dems were the anti-vaxxers. Even a stopped clock is right, twice a day. But I’m not at all convinced that everything would be flipped exactly if Trump had won. I can’t see the live-free-or-die 1A prepper set being pro-vaxx-mandate under any administration.

    BTW, I think Trump is official finished because of his egotistical thirst to be praised for hastening the vax poison. And I’m a longtime Trump defender/apologist.

    • Thanks: Greta Handel
  28. JasonT says:

    “Still, if the present rate of infections and deaths continues, we could have a virus-related million American deaths by spring.”

    Ah. Such nonsense these “virus-related” deaths. ‘Omicron’ is the common cold. It presents as such, and people recover from it in the same way.

    It is possible, though, that the people taking the jab may have damaged their immune systems so much that the common cold will take them out. Once starvation sets in due to economic disaster, people’s immune systems all over the Western world will take an additional beating so that in combination with the poison jab, people may not be able to muster a sufficient response to defeat even the common cold.

    • Agree: Bro43rd
  29. @JimDandy

    Gridlock is the best thing that ever happened. One thing we do not need is additional laws to combat old problems, but end-up creating millions of new problems that did not formally exist.

    Drug laws are a good example.

    • Agree: ivan
  30. @Renoman

    It’s what failing empires do.

  31. @follyofwar

    If Trump is re-elected in three years (god help us), he’ll be as old as Biden is now, and maybe just as brain dead.

    Age itself is not necessarily a problem. I know several 80-year-old, mentally sharp men who can run intellectual circles around most 30-year-olds.

    As to Biden, he’s always been a lying idiot.

    • Replies: @Patrick McNally
  32. @22pp22

    Is it really though? That’s like saying that California’s status is up to the people who live there. I think there was a war about whether the people having a right to secede.

    • Replies: @Herald
  33. 22pp22 says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    I am never convinced by the brainwashing argument.

    Britain never succeeded in brainwashing the Irish and any brainwashing going on in Scotland is anti-unionist (I lived here for two years and the many pro-unionist Scots learn to keep their heads down). Taiwan has been separate from China since 1896 and that is enough time for a separate national identity to appear. Israelis like to say there is no such thing as a Palestinian. That may have been true in 1947; it is certainly not true now. Austria wanted to join Germany in 1919, but most Austrians now consider themselves a nation. Very few people want to be part of Grossdeutschland.

    • Agree: Wizard of Oz
    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  34. GeneralRipper [AKA "Nemo me impune lacessit"] says:

    Happy New Year to all real pure blood Americans!

  35. @Mulga Mumblebrain

    while ancient cultural and political connections outlive mere human existence

    You surely know what windy bullshit that is. It is a bit like failing to recognise that burning witches was part of Western Civilisation. Why did Mao think attacking the old ways of thought and family loyalties was so important? Of course I would acknowledge that Chinese history has produced a people who are much better suited to being intelligent enough 21st century moderns than all but a tiny fraction of Africans and without too much competition elsewhere. China will go on inventing the modern world – we’ll up with the top universities of the US for perhaps 50 years before it’s demographics become a worry for all of us. Australia is indeed the lucky country in terms of quality of population added in the last few decades with some reminders being provided by the small number of Africans it takes to serve as a warning.

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  36. Yee says:
    @22pp22

    Taiwan’s status really should be up to the people who live there.

    But that’s against their own constitutions…

    • Replies: @Wizard of Oz
  37. jconsley says:

    ++++Pat, you have lost your head when you even mention Lyndon Johnson as a statesman of superior competence. Do not disguise corruption as competence! There was nothing competent about allowing U.S. sailors to die or drown while under attack from Israel. Moreover, what was superior in providing Israel Uranium one week after the assassination of President Kennedy who absolutely opposed allowing Israel to possess uranium and nuclear weapons? Lyndon Johnson should have been impeached and the American public should have been allowed a full and vigorous investigation of the assassination.

    • Agree: Bro43rd
    • Replies: @Rev. Spooner
  38. anonymous[139] • Disclaimer says:

    They want to keep the fear going. They went from publicizing daily death counts to subtly switching to case counts since this so-called variant isn’t lethal at all, any more than the annual flu. It’s a good noise machine to distract from the abysmal direction the economy is taking which looks to be artificially propped up. While this pathological liar drones on about how his demonized mythical scapegoats are the source of all evil his administration is sleepwalking into actual military confrontation with Russia. That would spell disaster like Americans have never experienced before in previous conflicts. We’re all held hostage by these incompetent demagogues.

  39. Resartus says:

    any more than the annual flu.

    Some years the flu produces nearly 200k deaths…..
    They are taking the PCR test out of service this week…
    Because it doesn’t differentiate between Covid and Flu….

    More likely we did have a problem with flu last year….
    But they rather crush on the Covid…..

  40. SafeNow says:

    “The Abyss” was 1963 and the next few years; the JFK murder, Johnson, Vietnam, the Immigration Act, affirmative action. Graham Greene wrote that men’s lives have a turning point, a point of no return; and that most men do not recognize it at the time. I think this applies to societies, to cultures. But do not be lulled by the 58-year slowness of the unraveling. You know the old saying about how bankruptcy occurs: Slowly, slowly, and then quickly.

  41. Nat X says:

    Ahh yes, the paleo yt. You incels love you some old ass deplorable don’t you?

  42. Smash the Judeo-Communist Ruling Swine, their craven and/or deluded stooges…AND, especially the unremediated Black Plague that’s way overdue for strict contagion control…
    then, watch this afflicted nation recover its greatness and prosperity.

    Failing that—REGIONAL SECESSION NOW !
    New White ethnostates/confederations with debt free currency and strictly enforced citizenship/residency/admission requirements would be like New World Switzerlands.
    No jews, their stooges and their Mud Creature pets…almost Heaven.

  43. @22pp22

    Yours is the usual Sinophobic vivisection argument. We ripped off Taiwan long ago, and intend ripping off Xinjiang, Tibet, ‘South’ Mongolia’, ‘Manchuria’ etc. We will have another go at Hong Kong, too, because its loss back to China after 180 years of Western rule was a real insult to White, Western, superiority. These ChiComms must learn their place, again, even if it takes a World Race War to achieve it. The good Taiwanese, those who worship the West and hate their inferior Chinese state, are like that Western favourite, Liu Xiao-bo. He pleased his White Bosses so much that they gave him the Nobel Piss Prize, for his statements that the Chinese would never be fully human until they Westernise, and that China required 300 years of colonial tutelage by Europeans. That is the ideal Taiwanese, and, be assured, many, many, Taiwanese do not want to be stooges of the West and enemies of their own people and civilization.

    • Replies: @22pp22
  44. @Wizard of Oz

    Yikes-Pisshead ‘comes out’ as a vicious racist. There’s a surprise.

  45. @JimDandy

    There are much worse things than gridlock.

    And these days, sadly, few better things.

  46. France P. says:

    Bonne année, M Buchanan.

    All the best from Québec,

  47. “We”?
    “What’s this, we?” ~ Tonto

  48. Herald says:
    @Marshal Marlow

    Why shouldn’t California secede and New York as well?

    • Replies: @Resartus
    , @One-off
  49. Resartus says:
    @Herald

    Why shouldn’t California secede and New York as well?

    Democrats would never let them….
    Without the nearly 100 electoral college votes they would
    never have another (D) President…..

    Also, without some Federal restraint on the idiots running them….
    they would be without power and tax revenue within a year….

    • Agree: Max Maxwell
    • Replies: @TotenkopfSquad
  50. One-off says:

    Staring into space should not be confused with “staring into the abyss.” I, for one, welcome a dementia patient as president since it delegitimizes the ruling classes and the Evil Empire II. Hopefully some semblance of a separatist republic can be carved out of the carcass, but it seems quite a stretch at this point. Nonetheless, the symbolism of “Biden” is unmistakable, and it takes down the likes of BlackRock and the junta’s military with it.

  51. One-off says:
    @TG

    Thank you. We should welcome “Biden” as it marks the beginning of the end of an evil empire. And people should lay off Pat. He truly is in a time warp and believes the United States still can be salvaged, leaving aside the question of whether that even is desirable. He fought the good fight and lost.

    • Replies: @BluEidDvl
  52. One-off says:
    @Herald

    New York and California certainly should leave the fictious union. It is likely the ruling class stole the last election precisely because it knew California, at least, would leave if Trump won. It would be a peaceful and clean disunion because the security state has no moral authority to make people try to keep a state in the union now. It will happen sooner rather than later, and we can be great friends.

  53. I think it does not matter if the Republicans take control of the Congress. Republicans are not only the other side of the coin they are Democrats essentially, as we see with Trump, and the new class of Democrats that will form a one-party state, just as the Democrats try to use non-whites to establish themselves as a one party entity. Its all an Israeli affair, and we know when that is the case typical conservatism does not work. Ethno-nationalism and anything against the Israeli lobby usually is the only option. Unite all poor whites and yeoman.

    The Israeli lobby run Washington thrusts us into wars with Russia, China, and Iran, as they pursue their interests just as America pursued it in the Spanish American War with the seizure of the Philippines or like the Brits wandered into Zululand and the Free Orange State and Republic of Transvaal. Its all about turning America into a vacation spot for the multi-cultural collection and we just get the leftovers of the system. Its time to put aside blank and meaningless of the almighty dollar and seek value in our people.

  54. 22pp22 says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    Actually you are anti-white. Taiwan had very few Chinese till they colonized it in the seventeenth century and large parts of the island remained almost wholly indigenous until the end of the nineteenth century. It was then seized by Japan after they thrashed China in 1896. The Japanese are not white.

    Taiwan has no history of white rule. The Dutch presence in the early seventeenth century was small and ephemeral.

    And Taiwan is a way better place than mainland China. The locals made it a nice place to live by their own efforts. The Cultural Revolution destroyed much of China’s cultural heritage – a heritage that is far better preserved in Taiwan.

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  55. @Resartus

    The radical leftists are tired that their desires are not being satisfied and so they are the most likely to want secession. Its either collapse of the U.S. or secession. Radical leftists on the Hill can only radicalize so much until they are labelled as non-credible, which could be offset if the demographic situation becomes worse in America. A non-white America is basically destined to split up and Balkanize, but be unified under a king/Emperor, in the metaphorical sense, that gives them everything they need. Balkanization is speeding up now because its a reaction of non-whites to whites holding the demographic advantage and due to the proportionally small black population tired of not being listened to even though the media and corporate America basically makes America about them.

  56. Biff K says:
    @MEexpert

    I disagree. About the only antidote to the manufacturing cum paper shuffling economy (which as we can well see has changed home owner Americans into apt dwellers for life) is to restore manufacturing. That way, the C- average HS grads can have a job for life and afford stuff like the auto plant workers did even before the UAW went for the Big 3’s throats and chased their operations overseas.

    The Military Industrial Complex is the solution! There is no international competition (unless at some later time, strictly for tactical reasons or cheap natural resources), you may elect to introduce that (as of now I see no point in that). No Japan, then China building stuff just as good for less cost to the consumer.

    And here, the “consumer” is the “war thirsty” Federal Government. A much better customer than an individual – limited by feeding a family, paying taxes, buying stuff (made in China or wherever) and a perennially meager bank account. The Feds are experts at “bending plastic” and it never seems to break. What they are blowing money on these days you have no clue. This way, you’ll know because you’ll be punching a clock to build that stuff for them. They print money and give some of it to YOU! This time, instead of a sweat shop, that Federal Government is gonna powder your bottom for you, give you those Federal Holidays (like Veterans Day, Washington + Lincoln’s B’days, etc. off with pay) Non-union and you don’t need one. Plenty of room for advancement, too if you want to go there.

    You clowns will be sitting in some cubicle shuffling paper like (dot) Indians used to do, paid like they were, planning pot luck lunches with the girls, third Thursdays, acting Metro, and, appropriately, paid peanuts (like them) doing something unnecessary.

    The US stirs up little wars here and there like it always has, (never involving anybody of significance – you pick ’em carefully) and of course, no tanks or guns (just a few just for show) – this is tech stuff. You’re like a chink building TV sets only this is war stuff for the government to buy. If you can rev it up and keep it going, even some third world countries can imitate you and get their own economy off the ground doing something with that dough they get from selling peanuts. But, where their money for war toys comes from is their business – not yours. And that’s the point where you disconnect from this overt phony, out of control run-the-world function. It’s today! You have every politically-correct excuse in the world for going around starting trouble. Just make sure you manage to run the show at the UN. Accept no alternative. 21st century aggression but looking peace-nik.

    It’s industry returned to the US – oh, on a nationalized level for sure, but what’s the alternative? There no longer is one. Import filthy 3rd worlders in with the idea they’re gonna work making things like hunkies 100 years ago? No they won’t! They’ll go into service industry stuff or just do the welfare thing. Yes you’ll have to snap the borders shut. A closed system at all levels is required.

  57. BluEidDvl says:
    @One-off

    Agreed. If something was to have been done it should’ve been done 30 years ago, it’s to late now. Voting will NOT get us out of this mess & the demographic transformation assures there will be a collapse (at least a collapse the the current paradigm). Our industrial base has been gutted along with that the skill set required to maintain it. Tens of millions of the 3rd world have poured across our borders since 1965 lowering our national IQ & with it a massive lowering of competency. We have two generations of Whites now born & come of age with an unrelenting campaign of anti White vitriol from academia & the media against them that has left our under 40s psychologically defenseless against the onslaught. Even IF by some miracle we could gain control of the banks/media/academia/immigration, it would make little difference. The rot is now to intrenched. The moral decadence, depravity & nihilism is engrained to deep. The catastrophic demographic transformation now to vast. The disunity to all encompassing. No, the America we once knew is gone & it is NEVER EVER coming back. A breakup now is inevitable.

    It’s to late for that old America. We must now plan for what comes next..

  58. Jiminy says:

    With poll numbers like the ones Biden is gathering he’s bound to win another election, so what’s he got to lose. He would no doubt win even if he had negative approval numbers.
    I haven’t heard much about isis lately. Maybe the yanks have stopped funding them.

  59. @Yee

    Too clever by half. Better to shut up. People can change their constitutions even assuming that what you say is correct and relevant. (What does Taiwan’s constitution say about CCP one party rule?).

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  60. @jconsley

    Pat seems to be a glutton for punishment and I’m beginning to doubt it’s really him or an impersonator.
    Nobody likes to be called names or insulted day in and day out. I can’t figure it out.

  61. @Wizard of Oz

    There is One Party rule in every capitalist State, Pisshead-the Party of money power. The capitalists and the parasites who OWN politics, the MSM and the economy. Christ you are well brainwashed. At least in China the Party of Power is a meritocracy, not a kakastocracy like Austfailia-which makes me think why have you not entered politics?

  62. @22pp22

    I’d say that you are pig ignorant, but pigs are such admirable animals.

    • Thanks: Notsofast
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  63. @Carroll price

    Age is not necessarily a problem, but AIPAC is. I must admit to being pleasantly surprised by some comments made by Trump lately where he seemed to acknowledge that kissing Netanyahu’s buttocks did not result in the reciprocal rewards that he might have hoped for. The one good thing which I always had to acknowledge about Obama was that he defied the demands of the Israel lobby for a war on Iran. The only slightly redeeming thing which I can see in Biden is that he still seems hesitant to jump after the war-on-Iran train, although he seems to be trying to dodge the issue without committing himself to anything overtly. If Trump runs in 2024 then the first issue to grill him on is whether or not he recognizes that escalating a campaign against Iran would be a bad idea.

  64. @Patrick McNally

    Hey, you’re Right — the next Most Important Election Ever’s less than three years away.

    If Trump runs in 2024 then the first issue to grill him on is whether or not he recognizes that escalating a campaign against Iran would be a bad idea.

    Assuming that he’s “grilled” and then says something coherent that you hope to hear, why would you expect him to stick to it?

    Do your country a favor: stop endorsing the Establishment and its sham elections.

  65. @Patrick McNally

    Agreed that Obama’s one redeeming value was refusing to kiss Netanyahu’s ass, along with with the Iran agreement.

    As to Trump, it’s a question of whether or not he’ll again swear allegiance to Israel by attending the Sanhedrine Conference of Elders (AIAC) to be examined as to his fitness to run.

    • Replies: @Jokem
  66. 22pp22 says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    You have replied to facts and logic with crude insults. You have lost the argument.

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  67. Jokem says:
    @Carroll Price

    The Iran Agreement? He made a treaty with a hostile foreign power which we do not even have diplomatic relations with – without the approval of the Senate. That is Treason.

    • Replies: @Greta Handel
  68. @Jokem

    I didn’t realize that it was capitalized Treason!

    Speaking of Senate approval, what makes Iran “a hostile foreign power”?

    • Replies: @Jokem
  69. @Mulga Mumblebrain

    Fuck off CPC shill. Taiwan is its own country.

    • Agree: 22pp22
    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  70. Jokem says:
    @Greta Handel

    OK I capitalized Treason for emphasis. If you have a reason for making this an issue it escapes me.

    As far as Iran being ‘a hostile foreign power’, I am not sure why you ask that?
    It is foreign because it is not part of the USA.
    It is a power because it wields significant force and influence in the world.
    As far as hostile, you are aware of the 1980 hostage crisis? You are aware of Hezbollah?
    You have heard of the ‘Death to America’ slogan?
    I had presumed Iran’s hostility to the USA was common knowledge.

    • Thanks: Greta Handel
  71. @Jokem

    Yeah, I’m aware of Hezbollah. An heroic resistance movement of Lebanese Shia, who, after a glorious struggle, drove the Zionazi infestation that had seized south Lebanon out of their ancestral land-and then kicked their arses again in 2006. Iran’s support is to be admired.

    • Agree: Carroll price
    • Replies: @Jokem
  72. @Mina Horowitz

    Thanks! I do love being abused by racist, Sinophobe, scum, like you. It means I’m doing something good.

    • Replies: @Mina Horowitz
  73. @22pp22

    They may be crude, but they are descriptions, not insults.

  74. @Jokem

    Gosh, you think maybe Iran is a “hostile foreign power” because it’s not in debt to Jewish bankers?

    • Replies: @Jokem
  75. Jokem says:
    @Carroll price

    Iran’s hostility is certainly a subject for rational discussion.
    You appear to agree with me when I declare Iran to be a hostile foreign power, if so, thank you.

    • Replies: @Carroll price
  76. Jokem says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    I am glad you are aware of Hezbollah, but my comment was directed as Greta, not you.

  77. @Jokem

    North Korea, China, Venezuela, Russia, Cuba, Iran, and with several other countries are “hostile powers” because they gave Jew bankers the middle finger. More countries are catching on all the time.

    • Replies: @Jokem
  78. Jokem says:
    @Carroll price

    Again, you admit they are hostile powers.

  79. @Mulga Mumblebrain

    Nature is racist, I am just observant. Sinophobia is a natural, healthy response from any white person to how the Chinese are. Sorry, it’s not an insult! You can’t shame me. Race card = declined. All out of credit!

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