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2020 will surely qualify as an “annus horribilis” in the history of the Republic.

By New Year’s, one in every 1,000 Americans, 330,000, will be dead from the worst pandemic in 100 years. The U.S. economy will have sustained a blow to rival the worst year of the Great Depression.

And by the end of December, much of the nation will be back in lockdown, with Joe Biden repeatedly predicting a “dark winter” ahead.

Only at the apex of World War II has the U.S. deficit and debt been so large a share of our economy.

In the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, the summer of 2020 produced riots the extent of which rivaled the week after the murder of Martin Luther King in 1968.

Also revealed by the BLM uprising of 2020 was an unknown depth of hatred many U.S. citizens have for their country’s history, as they pulled down and smashed statues of men once revered as the greatest leaders — Washington, Jefferson, Jackson, Lee, Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson.

By year’s end, tens of millions were denying the legitimacy of the designated president-elect, who was to take office on Jan. 20. Both parties were charging the other with trying to “steal” the presidency.
Can a nation so distracted, so divided, so at war with itself continue to meet all of the duties, obligations and commitments that are ours as the self-proclaimed “leader of the free world”? Are we still the people and country we used to be?

While we tear ourselves apart, we remain obligated to defend nearly 30 nations of Europe from Russia. We are committed to ostracizing and isolating Iran and going to war if she should seek to build nuclear weapons like those held by her neighbors Israel, Pakistan, India, Russia and China.

Why is this our duty?

We are strategically “pivoting” to Asia to contain a China that is the rising power of the new century and whose economy and armed forces rival our own, while its population is four times larger.

If South Korea is attacked by the North, or Japan or the Philippines find themselves fighting China over rocks in the South and East China seas, we are obligated to treat any Chinese attack as an attack upon us.

Three decades ago, historian Paul Kennedy used the term “imperial overstretch” to describe what happens to great powers when their global commitments become too extensive to sustain.

This happened to the British at the end of World War II when, bled, broken and bankrupted by the six-year war with Germany, she began to shed her colonies. In the fall of 1956, Prime Minister Anthony Eden, Churchill’s foreign secretary, was ordered by President Eisenhower to get his troops out of Suez under an American threat to sink the British pound.

The British Empire was finished.

ORDER IT NOW

The imperial overstretch of the Soviet Empire was exposed from 1989 to 1991, with the withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Iron Curtain. The captive nations of Eastern Europe broke free. The USSR then disintegrated along ethnic and tribal lines into 15 nations.

Its diversity tore the Soviet Union apart.

On Dec. 2, at Brookings Institution, joint chiefs chair Gen. Mark Milley said: “There’s a considerable amount that the United States expends on overseas deployments, on overseas bases and locations, etc. Is every one of those absolutely, positively necessary for the defense of the United States?” The Defense Department, Milley added, must “take a hard look at what we do, where we do it.”

In a separate talk at the United States Naval Institute, the chairman added that U.S. permanent basing arrangements are “derivative of where World War II ended.”

Indeed, NATO was formed and its war guarantees were issued to Western Europe in 1949, seven decades ago. War guarantees to South Korea, Japan, the Philippines and Australia were all issued from 1950 to 1960.

These commitments to go to war for other nations were issued when Stalin was in the Kremlin, a 400,000-man Red Army sat on the Elbe in Germany, and Mao and his madness had just come to power in Peking.

How long must we sustain all these alliances and soldier on in the “forever wars” of the Middle East? Do we Americans still have the national unity, sense of purpose, and disposition to sacrifice for the cause of Western civilization we had in the early days of the Cold War?

Or has our own Suez moment arrived?

President Trump did not extricate us from the “forever wars,” but he did draw down our troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq. And he did raise the question of how many more decades must we defend a rich Europe from a declining Russia that has a fourth of its population and a tenth of its wealth.

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. sozi says:

    The USSR collapsed when the nomenklatura decided they’d prefer to be oligarchs. ‘national and tribal lines’ had very little to do with it. It certainly wasn’t the motivating factor, just the easiest way for elites to arrange their fiefdoms for self-enrichment and the perpetuated power of the informal power structures born of the realities of the soviet economy. The Baltic states joined hands across national lines to push to become handout recipients of a richer power center. Central Asians overwhelmingly voted to remain handout recipients of the only realistic power center in town, in fear of all becoming new afghanistans, but the Soviet coup cut them adrift, as Russia was the first state to declare its independence for no other reason than Yeltsin’s personal power grab.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
    , @Wyatt
    , @Sirius
  2. Simply itching for war —the military is well oiled –Trump pumped 3 trillion during his tenure—and Afghantstan and Iraq have cost USA 6 trillion and no results???? War is a profitiavle enterprise and that came from Smedley Butler –top military man and bright.

  3. Tsigantes says:

    Excellent, Mr. Buchanan, thank you!

  4. Franz says:

    Do we Americans still have the national unity, sense of purpose, and disposition to sacrifice for the cause of Western civilization we had in the early days of the Cold War?

    Who is this “we”?

    “We” are not the industrial powerhouse and near self-sufficient “we” that existed at the end of WWII. Since then we unloaded out merchant fleet for pennies on the dollar to foreign shipping magnates and left the warships to guard foreign vessels that would ultimately inundate us with foreign goods. And that was only the beginning; how many industries have followed? Or might we just ask how many are left.

    Korea and Vietnam were the first two tests they threw at this fictional “we” to see if we’d notice that we sent thousands of troops to the other side of the world to fight wars without a declaration of war, which the Constitution mandates. There was no “we” strong enough to tell Truman, Johnson or Nixon to follow the Constitution or bring the troops home. “We” had no mechanism to stop a criminal regime from treason.

    Having ensured all this with those early wars, the elite now knows “we” — more fractious and divided than ever before, cannot stop the wars of the present century. The lesson of Trump, if there even is one, is that an outsider president might hold the warmongers off for a few years, but stop the wars? No.

    So even if this mythical “we” were the same gang as when the Cold War started, we can’t influence anything.

    Face it, “we” have only one problem: “We” honor the Constitution and obey its ancient laws. The regime not only does not, it considers us fools because we do.

    The Visigoths haven’t sacked Washington D.C. yet, but aside from the nation has left the building.

    Time to grab land and start new ones.

  5. “…And he did raise the question of how many more decades must we defend a rich Europe from a declining Russia that has a fourth of its population and a tenth of its wealth.”
    I agree with most of PJB’s views: the US’s virtually self imposed obligations to “police” or “defend” the world are by now almost demented. Which is not to suggest that that policing function is not totally self interested. It’s naked imperialism. Trump, for all his faults, at least, raised the issue of does it really profit the US to engage in such total imperialism?
    Fundamentally, its this question that is the bedrock of the Establishment hatred for Trump. Imperialism is the core of the US establishment’s identity (that & their right to exploit anyone or anything on the face of “god’s green earth”. )It is that which may never be questioned….Its possibly even more fundamental than the perpetual grovelling slavish adherence to all things Jewish or Israeli.
    As an aside I suspect that these assertions by PJB are open to question — ie, a “rich” Europe & a “declining” Russia. It unfortunately suggests that PJB’s grasp of the non-US world is somewhat….wonky.

    • Replies: @anon
    , @dfordoom
  6. sarz says:

    It hasn’t occurred to Buchanan to inquire why America has to devote half its foreign energies to defending the criminal Jewish state?

    This op-ed piece belongs in the New York Times.

    • Replies: @Zumbuddi
    , @Rev. Spooner
  7. Emslander says:

    How long are we going to keep on asking, “How long?”?

  8. MaxyBoy says:

    By New Year’s, one in every 1,000 Americans, 330,000, will be dead from the worst pandemic in 100 years.

    …..Look on the bright side. No one has died of old age in America since March.

    • Agree: Thomasina, Hibernian
    • Replies: @Druid
  9. Realist says:

    2020 will surely qualify as an “annus horribilis” in the history of the Republic.

    2020 will surely qualify as an “anus horribilis” in the history of the Republic.

    FIFY

    …and we no longer have a Republic

    • Agree: Cauchemar du Singe
    • Replies: @Corvinus
  10. Chris Moore says: • Website

    Every one of these afflictions can be traced to American “tolerance” for the Jewish nation in its midst, which is working for its own “Chosen” agenda, interests and accounts. Worse than that, it whispers in the ear of those disposed towards narcissisms, psychotic greed and treachery to “join me.” That’s really where Jewry does the most damage to a nation — suborning treason. It’s not just Israel-first Zionist Jews, either, for the “Chosen” race/concept is a movable feast.

    How do you fight and destroy such an amorphous entity? Well, one thing you don’t do is ignore it, which New Age “Christians” and liberals have been trained to do. You also don’t stop evolving, which those afflicted by Jewish treachery like vaccines have been physically disposed toward doing https://nationalvanguard.org/2020/12/ten-year-study-unvaccinated-children-far-healthier-than-their-vaccinated-peers/

    “Judeo-Christianity” and Zionism have stunted goyim dupe retards as well. And so has their own greed. But again, all of that can be laid at the feet of Jewry, which enticed them and brainwashed them toward treachery and treason, and when they wouldn’t betray, stuck a needle in their arm to make them pliable.

    • Agree: Druid
    • Thanks: gay troll
    • Troll: Corvinus
    • Replies: @John Johnson
  11. Altai says:

    how many more decades must we defend a rich Europe from a declining Russia that has a fourth of its population and a tenth of its wealth.

    Europe pays a price for this though, with US influence and control of aspects of it’s foreign policy, particularly with regards to it’s stance towards Russia. For Germany there are no areas of conflict with the Russian Federation but it is dragged into a hostile stance by the US. In effect NATO makes these countries quasi vassal states to the US. Many in Europe would regard NATO not as a concession from the US but an imposition.

    When the Lisbon treaty attempted to create the legal structure for a European replacement of NATO, the neocons and Madeleine Albright got triggered and unloaded on the project. How dare Europe defend itself because otherwise there would be less ability to drag Europe into America’s wars in the Middle East and to act to undermine Russia with a hostile stance when it opposed America’s wars.

    So far such structures have not yet replaced NATO but perhaps Brexit might allow some kind of Gaullist foreign policy dream to be fulfilled without the UK opposing and with Trump offering a get-out for Europe to claim the US is no longer a reliable ‘partner’.

    • Agree: erzberger
    • Replies: @dfordoom
  12. By year’s end, tens of millions were denying the legitimacy of the designated president-elect…

    Where to begin…

    Clearly this author considers the unelected cabal of media barons to be the appropriate authority to designate the “president elect” – American constitutional legal process be damned.

    From such a launching point, what veracity can be expected from the remainder of this piece?

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  13. nickels says:

    I really don’t think the pandemic is that bad.
    After all, COVID had the miraculous effect of completely curing the flu, 30-60k less deaths.
    That’s something.

    • LOL: Hibernian, Sollipsist
    • Replies: @Wielgus
  14. @sozi

    as Russia was the first state to declare its independence for no other reason than Yeltsin’s personal power grab.

    No other reason than Yeltsin’s power grab?? How about because the people thought the whole thing was a stupid waste of time?

    The USSR was doomed to collapse because Marxism had failed. Yeltsin just happened to be in the right place and right time to capitalize upon it. Same goes for KGB leaders that switched to mafia politics.

    I was just talking in another thread about how they couldn’t even feed themselves. The USSR was selling oil and gas to the West so they could import grain.

    If the Russian people had a choice they would have voted out the Communists before the rise of the Nazis.

    Even in the 1920s it was clear that Marx was a loser that didn’t understand economics. Collective farming was a disaster that killed millions of people. The whole thing would have collapsed sooner if Hitler didn’t invade the USSR which led to Stalin being able to rob Eastern Europe and East Germany.

    • Replies: @Chris Moore
  15. Wyatt says:
    @sozi

    Pat’s not really good with history. He had his time back in the 90s doing…something. I’m not sure what, but it was important to paleocons.

    Regardless, he is often found to be wrong in this day and age, usually for his careless, idiotic takes. Take this one for instance.

    “By New Year’s, one in every 1,000 Americans, 330,000, will be dead from the worst pandemic in 100 years.”

    This is technically untrue because hospitals and states are reporting fatalities as Covid regardless of the actual cause of death in order to get more federal bucks. There’s no actual way to know the actual death tally, but you can get an idea if you look at the mortality stats that dropped in the wake of Corona. Likewise, the CDC reported Covid alone as the source of death in only 6% of cases. The virus isn’t all that lethal in normal people, but it’s mildly hazardous to old people and the immune compromised. Had the state governments let business continue as usual, but tightened up old folks homes and made grandma and grandpa stay home, there probably wouldn’t be the kind of catastrophe that there is right now, at least economically.

    Pat reads like a dramatist doing his best to evoke feelings in people, but unfortunately for him, the cynics and the autists are sitting here, waiting to debunk his horrendous boomerisms.

    • Replies: @John Johnson
  16. @Chris Moore

    “Judeo-Christianity” and Zionism have stunted goyim dupe retards as well. And so has their own greed. But again, all of that can be laid at the feet of Jewry, which enticed them and brainwashed them toward treachery and treason, and when they wouldn’t betray, stuck a needle in their arm to make them pliable.

    So greed is the fault of the Jews?

    Another Unz Jew hater that seems to think every problem in Western history started with the Jews. As if Europeans lived in peace and harmony and then the Jews came along and taught them to sin.

    Ever heard of the Romans? They would go off on conquests simply for the sake of it. They had no concept of that even being greed. Glory of Rome was reason enough.

    You have stuff and they take it.

    Your father was killed in some needless Roman invasion? Whatever, cry more slave.

    • Troll: Druid
  17. anon[453] • Disclaimer says:
    @animalogic

    There was never such a question to raise in the first place. Nato is an occupying force, one to occupy western Europe, then the whole of it. If it had a purpose in the past, kind of, it certainly hasn’t have for quite a while.

    Only children ever believed the “defend our friends” pretext. It was more like, let’s screw them over and over, which they did for decades and are still doing. They couldn’t wait and add new “friends” to the list, preferably with greedy nazi f#cks in charge.

    In that regard, the whole article is a bunch of nationalistic nonsense. The sad thing is that most US citizens would swallow it whole and nod their head, lamenting over the “wasted ressources”, FiAt currency or not. When in fact, American wealth and power, soft or otherwise couldn’t be without this very occupying force. Why do you think they try so hard to extend its reach worldwide?

    Except for the most asleep in the world, the very brain dead unable to escape the web of lies, propaganda and manipulation, citizens everywhere wake up to the truth that the US of A is a bad enemy to make and an even worse friend. That it should collapse on its own weight was predicted but that it might take the rest of the world with it, unlike previous fallen empires, is the new sad truth to wake up to. I’m pretty sure they’ll find a pretext to drown the whole shebang in an apocalyptic war, probably playing good guys and inflict unseen horrors on the world population. While I do not wish it, I just can’t see how it could be avoided.

    So instead of whining on such nonsense, try and wake up.

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    • Troll: Corvinus
  18. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @John Johnson

    Ever heard of the Romans?

    Yep. Infiltered by the Moneychanger Jews they were doing business with around 2000 years ago. “Slave?” No, but you could be a money-hungry Jew-stooge mind slave.

    • Agree: Druid
    • Replies: @John Johnson
  19. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @John Johnson

    No other reason than Yeltsin’s power grab??

    Actually, Yeltsin was another Jew-stooge, fronting for Zionist scum, just like Bill Clinton.
    https://nationalvanguard.org/2017/07/the-jewish-rape-of-russia/

    Communism was ripe to fall, but it fell into the hands of Jews (as it did when the Bolsheviks first hijacked Russia) https://rense.com/general87/century.htm
    until Putin came along and cleaned up the mess (which is why Jews hate him so much).

    Why do you keep shilling for Jews?

    • Agree: Druid
    • Replies: @John Johnson
  20. @Chris Moore

    Yep. Infiltered by the Moneychanger Jews they were doing business with around 2000 years ago. “Slave?” No, but you could be a money-hungry Jew-stooge mind slave.

    It was the Romans that invaded them and then kicked them out.

    Did the Jews cause the Punic wars? Did the Jews force Rome to sack Carthage and turn its inhabitants into slaves?

    How far back to you go with this sillyness? Vikings would go on rape and pillage raids even when they had women and plenty to eat. Is that not greed?

  21. Wielgus says:
    @nickels

    I have told people we should celebrate the vanquishing of flu, that ancient scourge.

  22. @Chris Moore

    Actually, Yeltsin was another Jew-stooge, fronting for Zionist scum, just like Bill Clinton.

    What are you saying here? That Yeltsin should have been removed by the military and executed? What did the people want? Does that not matter?

    If that had happened you would be here saying that the Jews kept Yeltsin from ending it.

    Communism was ripe to fall, but it fell into the hands of Jews (as it did when the Bolsheviks first hijacked Russia) https://rense.com/general87/century.htm
    until Putin came along and cleaned up the mess (which is why Jews hate him so much).

    Why do you keep shilling for Jews?

    I point how Marx was a loser and Communism was doomed to fail but I’m shilling for Jews? That doesn’t make any sense.

    If I was here defending Marx you would say I’m indoctrinated by Jews.

    All Hitler had to do was go East to begin with and not make a deal with the worst Communist of all time (and not a Jew).

    If he stuck to anti-Communism we wouldn’t be in this mess. The Soviets would have been alone and would have had zero chance against the German army in 1939. But Hitler could not resist invading Poland and made a deal with the devil to do it. Blame Jews all you want but don’t ever forget that. That pissy little Austrian could have ended this whole thing but out of greed went to Poland first.

    Yes I disrupt the “Jews dun it” limited view of history here. That doesn’t make me a Jew or shill for Jews. Only the left needs to lie about history and play these extreme blame games. Except in their case it is blaming Whites for everything.

  23. @Wyatt

    Pat’s not really good with history. He had his time back in the 90s doing…something. I’m not sure what, but it was important to paleocons.

    You are the one that needs to brush up on history if you aren’t sure of what he was doing in the 90s.

    Try being so far ahead of Republicans that they didn’t understand what he was even talking about.

    He warned that they needed to drop globalism and embrace populism or they would face losses as Democrats capitalized on immigrants and disenfranchised workers.

    Instead they suck to their strategy to selling middle class morality and libertarian economics. They lost California to exactly what PB predicted.

    Republicans *still want to believe* that all people are the same and just need more capitalism and Reagan speeches. That is why they continue to embrace globalism. They think the whole world can become America with just a few more wars and tax breaks.

  24. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @John Johnson

    How far back to you go with this sillyness? Vikings would go on rape and pillage raids even when they had women and plenty to eat. Is that not greed?

    “Vikings” have not infiltrated, grown and exploited the US Empire and the American people, disregarded its Constitution, and murdered millions in Zionist and Petrodollar wars. Jewry and their collaborators have.

    How far are you and your ilk going to take your evil? Until you’re forcibly stopped and punished for your treason and crimes against humanity?

    • Replies: @John Johnson
    , @Druid
  25. barr says:

    People expect communism /socialism to be monolithic they demand it should be monolithic and any adjustment is ridiculed and opposed by the outsiders as failures and by insiders as challenge to orthodoxy . Here lies the hiatus in understanding when we evaluate the success of capitalism and communism . In one sentence it can be summed- capitalism has destroyed the rest of the world or has tried to destroy while communism has destroyed the host country . Realities are bounded by uncomfortable details with variations and success .

    America did not have communism This is where it is today .Same goes fro Britain.
    Yeltsin Russia was Guadio of Venezuela , was Chalabi of Iraq , the democracy arrived in suitcase . That was the time also for Wolfowitz to realize his sweet dream of atomizing ME . But he made USA drank poisoned chalice with no benefits.

    Look at USA’s leaders. For last 4 yrs this scoundrel has achieved one thing and one thing only- prostituting America for Israel without any money,blow job or orgasm.

    USA without last 20 yrs or 30 yrs war would be standing tall today . Very tall actually.

    WW1 or WW2 couldn’t have happened because of nuclear weapons But everything just short of that has happened .Suez moment came and gone .America did not notice . Is removing of Sudan off the list for terrorism emblematic of that quiet imperceptible fall into the abyss of confusion ,lack of understanding of self interest, lack of self preservation ? I think so.

    People turn on each other when financial situation get poor ,hopes diminished,anxiety in stratosphere ,trust in the waste bin ,honesty is for the sucker, vainglory substitutes for self appraisal, and past is more alluring than the future.

  26. Chris Moore says: • Website

    I point how Marx was a loser and Communism was doomed to fail but I’m shilling for Jews?

    You leave out the fact that Marx didn’t hijack the Soviet Union, Bolshevik Jews and the British Empire did. It was the Great Game continued.

    I see you’re also defending Pat Buchanan. That’s good. Buchanan war right about the Jews and Zionists instigating the Mideast wars. https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/whose-war/

    Unfortunately, due to his organized religion Catholic background, he’s apparently unwilling to hold them accountable for treason and crimes against humanity for fear that it would discredit his corrupt Church as well. He must know something about comprised Catholics in bed with Jews.

    That’s the thing about organized Jewry and its evil — in for a penny, in for a pound. Then you’re hellbound.

  27. Rich says:
    @John Johnson

    Actually when the Romans set off for war it was usually for a very good reason. Carthage was destroyed because of its piracy, not for more slaves, for instance. Rome conquered Italy because it was constantly under threat from the other city states. Expansion was due to the need for resources to feed its population, the Glory of Rome was just a side benefit of victory.

    In your other post about the Vikings, their expansion was more due to overpopulation and a need for land and resources. The pretty Irish and Scottish girls were just anothet side benefit.

  28. @Ultrafart the Brave

    Indeed, no one is president-elect until Congress convenes on January 6th to count the electoral votes, which, in the meantime, are sealed. I’m surprised (NOT surprised) that Buchanan has given up so quickly on Mr. Trump’s heroic attempts defend the integrity of the electoral process from rampant democrat fraud.

  29. Jimmy1969 says:

    Very noble Pat…but as you know you are messing with the real power in the US. Donalds and Joes come and go, but not the Military Industrial Intelligence Mafia.

  30. Jimmy1969 says:
    @Rich

    Here we have the pseudo Edward Gibbon want to be of the Unz review.

    • LOL: gay troll
    • Replies: @Rich
    , @Jimmy1969
  31. unit472 says:

    Actually Britain still had a sizable military at the time of Suez. One reason it could undertake the Suez operation. They still had conscription and the RAF and RN were the largest air force and navy after the US and USSR.

    It could be argued that Eisenhower’s ultimatum to Eden set in motion the UK’s retreat from East of Suez and the decline in its military spending. If the Americans were going to call the shots let them pick up the tab.

  32. dfordoom says: • Website
    @animalogic

    the US’s virtually self imposed obligations to “police” or “defend” the world are by now almost demented. Which is not to suggest that that policing function is not totally self interested. It’s naked imperialism. Trump, for all his faults, at least, raised the issue of does it really profit the US to engage in such total imperialism?
    Fundamentally, its this question that is the bedrock of the Establishment hatred for Trump. Imperialism is the core of the US establishment’s identity (that & their right to exploit anyone or anything on the face of “god’s green earth”. )It is that which may never be questioned….

    I agree entirely.

  33. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Altai

    So far such structures have not yet replaced NATO but perhaps Brexit might allow some kind of Gaullist foreign policy dream to be fulfilled without the UK opposing

    Possible. I think Brexit will turn out to be a disaster for Britain but will probably also turn out to be the best thing that has ever happened to the EU. Europe is much better off without Britain.

    • Replies: @Altai
  34. dfordoom says: • Website
    @John Johnson

    Another Unz Jew hater that seems to think every problem in Western history started with the Jews.

    Blaming the Jews is much easier than admitting that maybe the West’s problems are of its own making, or that civilisations encounter problems due to the intractability of human nature.

    It’s a childish attempt to blame some wicked group of conspirators for problems that we ourselves created and that we ourselves will have to solve. But it’s become all too much a part of the far right mindset. Everything is the fault of the Jews, or the Bolsheviks, or the Deep State, or the Illuminati, or the Chinese or whatever.

    Maybe it just comes down to the shockingly low level of human capital on the far right.

  35. Rich says:
    @Jimmy1969

    You do realize that Gibbon wasn’t the only guy who ever wrote about Rome, don’t you? Do you think Shirer is the only guy that ever wrote about Nazi Germany?

  36. @Chris Moore

    “Vikings” have not infiltrated, grown and exploited the US Empire and the American people, disregarded its Constitution, and murdered millions in Zionist and Petrodollar wars. Jewry and their collaborators have.

    What difference does it make? If your dad is killed and your mom is raped by Vikings that is still greed.

    The point is that Jews did not invent greed and then bring it to Europe. Raping and pillaging when you have food and women available is greed. Your are deluded to think that Europeans were in some state of harmony before the Romans kicked out the Jews.

    How far are you and your ilk going to take your evil? Until you’re forcibly stopped and punished for your treason and crimes against humanity?

    Oh so now I’m Jewish?

    Make points I can’t deal with = Jewish.

    • Replies: @Chris Moore
  37. @Rich

    Actually when the Romans set off for war it was usually for a very good reason. Carthage was destroyed because of its piracy, not for more slaves, for instance.

    Carthage was not destroyed because of piracy. The Romans finished them off with the excuse of their attack on Numidia.
    https://www.britannica.com/event/Battle-of-Carthage-146-BCE

    But do tell why the Roman conquest of Britain was needed.

    In your other post about the Vikings, their expansion was more due to overpopulation and a need for land and resources.

    Overpopulation is a theory on Viking expansion. I was talking about the raids where they would steal and take back sex slaves. There are even records of them taking families with them. Come on kids let’s go raid the British for fun!

    https://allthatsinteresting.com/iceland-founded-viking-slaves

    I really don’t care that any of this happened. I just find it amusing to suggest that Europe was free of greed before the Jews.

    • Replies: @Rich
  38. dfordoom says: • Website
    @John Johnson

    How far back to you go with this sillyness? Vikings would go on rape and pillage raids even when they had women and plenty to eat. Is that not greed?

    You mean the (((Vikings))). And before that there were the (((Huns))) and the (((Visigoths))). Attila was just a Jew-stooge.

    And why do you think the Late Bronze Age Collapse happened? It was the Jews!

    • LOL: John Johnson
  39. @dfordoom

    Maybe it just comes down to the shockingly low level of human capital on the far right.

    It seems to me that they lack direction.

    Even if they truly believed that Jews are the problem they don’t seem to get what a poor strategy it is to play this Jewish witch hunt game.

    It’s like meeting up with a dozen other counter-culture thinkers and then getting into an argument about who is truly against the system. Well the fact that everyone showed up should be a baseline level of trust.

    They also have no clue as to how outrageous this all sounds to the public. Most Whites view Jews as kind of like Christians but without Jesus and they wear small hats. Reading anything along the lines of Jews and banking sends them to another website. Now if anyone responds to this by saying BUT X% OF FINANCE CEOS…… you are not getting the point.

    I also don’t see what their plan is. Get rid of Jews? Yea well Hitler tried that and it didn’t end the left in Germany. In fact it was a Christian White woman that let in over a million Arabs.

    They seem to have a very hard time with the reality of non-Jewish egalitarian Whites consciously deceiving the public for the sake of equality. I grew up with such Whites lying to my face so it’s not an abstraction to me. Egalitarians believe that life is fundamentally unfair and needs to be fixed. I agree that it is unfair but they are destroying this country by trying to fix what is really nature. They have basically entered into a war against mainstream Whites by being against nature. This started during the French enlightenment where upper class Whites had their heads chopped off to appease the nature fixers.

    • Agree: Sick of Orcs
    • Replies: @gay troll
    , @dfordoom
  40. Altai says:
    @dfordoom

    I still don’t get the depoliticised taking of Brexit personally, weird emotional responses.

  41. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @dfordoom

    It’s childish… it’s become all too much a part of the far right mindset. Everything is the fault of the Jews, or the Bolsheviks, or the Deep State, or the Illuminati, or the Chinese or whatever.

    You forgot the Zionists. They’re far right, too. Don’t they exist? Oh, but you’re a Jew-stooge in the diaspora, so every critic is far right. When you get off the plane and transform into a Judeofascist in Israel, every critic is “far left.”

    You people are such infantiles. It goes to your BC race/religion, stunted “chosen” from 2000 years ago.

  42. Sirius says:
    @sozi

    A very good summation of what happened.

    The USSR could have taken the China route and switched to a state capitalism model. Instead, plunder was the order of the day. The reasons why relate partly to corruption, partly to incompetence but ultimately to a lack of enough committed people in the leadership dedicated to rescuing the country from collapse.

    There has probably been no larger mass theft of state industries in so short a time as those few years after the USSR was dissolved in 1991.

    Tribalism and nationalism had very little to do with it, with the prime exception of the Baltic states.

    It is a supreme irony that it was actually Russia, the anchor of the Soviet Union, that declared independence from the USSR, unless viewed in this light.

  43. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @John Johnson

    Oh so now I’m Jewish? Make points I can’t deal with = Jewish.

    I’ll link to the Jewish Century article again. You’ve been brainwashed by Jews in the Jewish Century.
    https://rense.com/general87/century.htm

    I’ll also state again that Fed has been dominated by Jewish leadership since it’s inception. So even if you haven’t been brainwashed, your little mind senses that Jews = access to money, so you’ve been trained to shy away from criticizing them. Like Pavlov’s dogs.

    The Jews are the oldest continuous brainwashers/purveyors of dogma/propagandists in existence, and also the oldest continuous Moneychangers. If one faction doesn’t capture you, the other one will.

    That’s what makes you a Jew-stooge. That’s what makes you a useful idiot. And when you’ve degraded yourself enough, you become “Jewish” in the sense that you fall right into line just like the molested, brainwashed and mindless Zionst Jewbots of Israel.

    • Agree: Druid
  44. gay troll says:
    @John Johnson

    It is of course not that Jews are an evil people, it is that they venerate an evil book. This is how Christians may wind up evil as well. Did Zeus ever command his followers to commit genocide or promise them dominion over the Earth? Yahweh did. We need to stop tolerating the Bible as history and furthermore we should never be afraid to criticize a religious text or its real life ramifications. Just because the government guarantees freedom of religion in the USA doesn’t mean that religion cannot or should not be criticized. On the contrary. You will find YHWH at the root of most of the world’s problems, and despite your implication, his attitude has no peer among Supreme Beings; only he behaves like the spiteful little lord of a volcano.

    • Agree: Alfred Muscaria
    • Troll: Corvinus
  45. gay troll says:
    @John Johnson

    I also don’t see what their plan is. Get rid of Jews? Yea well Hitler tried that and it didn’t end the left in Germany. In fact it was a Christian White woman that let in over a million Arabs.

    What you have to realize is that Hitler won the war against Germany and retired to Argentina. Pop culture since 1945 has been a Goebbelsian fantasia of one big lie after another. The Nazis overtook the U.S. MIC and intelligence apparatus, blew Kennedy’s brains all over the trunk of his limo, and somehow convinced Stanley Kubrick to put men on the moon. They transferred the entire industrial base of the United States to China and impoverished the volk with endless inflation and usury. And of course they did it all for Zion.

    • Replies: @gay troll
  46. gay troll says:
    @gay troll

    Aw sheesh, I forgot 9/11. Sorry Rudy!

  47. dfordoom says: • Website
    @John Johnson

    They also have no clue as to how outrageous this all sounds to the public.

    Yep. The far right/dissident right is totally divorced from reality and from the way ordinary people think. And the far right/dissident right is moving further and further away from reality. They don’t have the vaguest idea how to present their ideas in a manner such that ordinary people might listen to them. They don’t seem able to to realise that spouting crazed conspiracy theories (like the pizzagate nonsense) makes them sound like loonies. They don’t seem able to to realise that spouting virulent hatred for Jews (or other groups) makes them sound like dangerous psychotics.

    They also don’t seem to realise that obsessing about Bolsheviks makes them sound like 90-year-olds still living in the 1950s.

    They are unable to comprehend that expressing hatred of women alienates 98% of men and 99.9% of women.

    When they talk about the Deep State or other conspiracy stuff they give ordinary people the impression they’re paranoid schizophrenics. When their websites are full of nutters claiming that Hitler Did Nothing Wrong they give ordinary people the impression they’re totally insane.

    They’re digging themselves a deeper and deeper hole, marginalising themselves more and more.

    It seems to me that they lack direction.

    Yep. They have no coherent strategies for advancing their ideas. I don’t think they even have any coherent ideas.

    • Replies: @Alfred Muscaria
  48. This is an excellent article and the ideas behind it are sound. The yankee imperium has run out of steam. There is one detail wrong, however. Russia bottomed out 25 years ago and is now on the rebound and figures to influence parts of Europe, likely the “Visegrad group” and the Ukraine once the present regime collapses and the yankee imperium lacks the wherewithal to put it back together.

  49. Druid says:
    @MaxyBoy

    Apparently, the death toll in America in 2019 is no different than in 2017. We’ve been scammed!

  50. Druid says:
    @Chris Moore

    Also, the hazards were a scourge when they were around. It took combination of Muslims and Russians of the time to finally destroy them!

  51. Druid says:
    @Rich

    And charlemagne was forcibly converting the Danes, and if they did not convert, were all killed!

  52. @John Johnson

    The Romans didn’t kick the Jews out of Palestine. That often-repeated story is totally contradictory of well-documented history. The Hebrews never left, eventually became the present-day Palestinians. The Persian conquest of Jerusalem about 600 was successful largely because of “Jews within the wall” according to academic historians. Those Jews proceeded to massacre the Christians of Palestine, Mamila Pool massacres. Meanwhile several authors includjng 1st century Josephus had documented the huge numbers of Jews all over the wide Hellenistic world the year dot and before.

    You bring up unrelated topics, Carthage at a particular point in time when it was Carthage that brought Latin to the Greek-speaking Roman Church.

    • Agree: Sirius
  53. Anon[242] • Disclaimer says:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/legal-issues/lawsuits-by-us-victims-accuse-top-qatar-banks-and-charity-of-financing-terrorism-in-israel/2020/12/15/4ebea7fe-244a-11eb-a688-5298ad5d580a_story.html

    Is American being set up that would reverberate across the legal war zone for years to come after ‘ Suez moment”?

    Who ar these people ? How do they get the ideas? Who is channeling their anger to his or her own pocket ?

    If these law suits even make way to the courts , one can see the future American citizen being in the hook for the crimes their country has committed for last 50 years .

    Gaza will sue for supplying Israel with lethal weapons
    So will Lebanon , Iran, Iraq and Sudan .

    Then Israel would be destroyed in post -Suez world
    Unfortunately not the conflict and hatred generating mind of the Israelis .Actually they- Israelis without a state would bring the case against Americans .

    Are these lawsuits the sword hanging on the head of Qatar?
    Sudan cones to mind . Sudan has to leave Iran . Will Qatar be asked to leave Iran????

    Will Pakistan be sued soon for Perle murder until
    it recognizes Israel ?

  54. Rich says:
    @John Johnson

    I was simplifying the reasons for the final war against Carthage, I know, bit I guess the biggest reason for destroying them was the idea that they were always a threat and the Romans wanted to eliminate that threat. As to Britain, maybe they invaded for their great food? No, probably had more to do with their resources and lovely weather.

    I agree that our Ashkenazi friends didn’t invent greed.

  55. anon[238] • Disclaimer says:
    @John Johnson

    It was the Romans that invaded them and then kicked them out.”

    Just like Jackson- Vanik kicked the Jews out of Soviet Russia ?

    Just like anti-Semitism of Europe sent millions to USA and Palestine ?

    Just like Israel was demanding for “expulsion” of French Jews because of rising anti semitism ?

    Just like Yemen kicked the Jews out of Sanna ?

  56. @sarz

    Even in dotage, with nothing left to lose, Buchanan remains a pussy. Israel cannot be named. The huge elephant sitting/dancing/strutting in the room cannot be acknowledged. To do so would bring a ton of bricks on him. He has learnt his lessons well.

  57. Corvinus says:
    @Realist

    “…and we no longer have a Republic”

    No, it remains intact. Per usual, you are dead wrong.

    • LOL: Realist
  58. “By New Year’s, one in every 1,000 Americans, 330,000, will be dead from the worst pandemic in 100 years.”

    Brrr. Chilling. And yet, strangely, I don’t know anyone who has died, or had Covid, or know anyone who does. Strange.

    Sorry, Pat, Covid is as “real” to me as whatever it is they have on that Walking Dead show.

    • Replies: @Sollipsist
  59. @dfordoom

    “Everything is the fault of the Jews, or the Bolsheviks, or the Deep State, or the Illuminati, or the Chinese or whatever.”

    Yeah, they dindu nuffin!

  60. @James O'Meara

    I work with two people who were sick and diagnosed with Covid-19. They got pretty sick, but a couple of weeks off and they’ve been back to work at full speed ever since.

    I don’t really know how their doctors came up with the diagnosis, whether it was as solid as any other medical diagnosis, or merely a combination of qualifying symptoms, target fixation, and a positive result from a test with a well-known large margin for false positives. How can anyone know? But anyway I can no longer say that I don’t know anyone who had it. Whatever IT really is.

    It does strike me as suspicious that we haven’t had anybody call out with influenza over the past 12 months — unlike every single previous year on record…

  61. Croissant says:
    @dfordoom

    Going from blaming all on the Jews to absolving them of everything is the perfect example of the proverbial kettle calling the pot black. The lack of self awareness is remarkable on both sides.

    It’s a childish attempt to blame some wicked group of conspirators for problems that we ourselves created and that we ourselves will have to solve.

    Oh the classic scapegoat approach. It is all our (Westerners, Gentile, Whitey, etc) fault. There are no culprits ever in any event. If there are and happen to be Jewish, it is all chance. And still it is our fault for letting them do it. Alright then.

    Lobbying Jews working collectively can do no wrong you see? and if the side effects of their ethnic lobbying affect the majority of the non Jewish population negatively, it is “childish” to point it out. How moronic is that? your autism is strong that I can tell. Talk about childishness.

    The West’s problems are the West’s fault! we ourselves created our own problems and we ourselves will have to solve them. What a grandiose sage, I can sense almost infinite wisdom in those very few words. You could be giving speeches in the UN like the mildly retarded Greta Thunberg.

    Who are “we” and “the West”, the powerful voters? We the People?

    How old are you? dfordimwit would be a more appropiate handle.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
  62. anon[393] • Disclaimer says:
    @John Johnson

    “All Hitler had to do was go East to begin with and not make a deal with the worst Communist of all time (and not a Jew).

    “If he stuck to anti-Communism we wouldn’t be in this mess. The Soviets would have been alone and would have had zero chance against the German army in 1939. But Hitler could not resist invading Poland and made a deal with the devil to do it.”

    Germany before the 1939 conquest of Poland had no border with the Soviet Union.

  63. dfordoom says: • Website
    @Croissant

    Going from blaming all on the Jews to absolving them of everything is the perfect example of the proverbial kettle calling the pot black.

    The West as a whole created its own problems and quite a few of the people who created the worst problems were Jews. And quite a few of the people who created the worst problems were Christians. All sorts of groups within the West made their contributions to the mess. All sorts of groups and all sorts of individuals. There’s enough blame for everyone to get his fair share.

    I’m not interested in blaming everything on one particular group, or exonerating any particular group.

    Blaming a particular group for the West’s problems is very much like blacks blaming their problems on systemic racism. “It’s not our fault, we have no agency.”

  64. J says:

    The author refers to the Suez crisis in the sense of America giving an ultimatum to Britain and Britain submitting. Who will play America in the next Suez crisis? That is not a question, it is a statement. There is only one candidate: China. I hope there is still hope.

  65. Trump increased Zionist hegemony.

  66. A thankfully small cabal of unzers will pounce on anyone suggesting not every Jew is evil. They’re ignorant of Michael Corleone’s invaluable quote: “Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgement.”

    Most probably never heard it as it was a line from The Godfather Part III.

  67. @dfordoom

    OK (((Boomer))). Talk about stale.

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