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Banana Follies: the Mother of All Color Revolutions
In this gaming exercise the incumbent president, Buffoon, was painted red; the challenger, Corpse, blue
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A gaming exercise of the perfect, indigenous color revolution, code-named Blue, was leaked from a major think tank established in the imperial lands that first designed the color revolution concept.

Not all the information disclosed here about the gaming of Blue has been declassified. That may well elicit a harsh response from the Deep State, even as a similar scenario was gamed by an outfit called Transition Integrity Project.

Both scenarios should qualify as predictive programming – with the Deep State preparing the general public, in advance, for exactly how things will play out.

The standard color revolution playbook rules usually start in the capital city of nation-state X, during an election cycle, with freedom fighting “rebels” enjoying full national and international media support.

Blue concerns a presidential election in the Hegemon. In the gaming exercise, the incumbent president, codenamed Buffoon, was painted Red. The challenger, codenamed Corpse, was painted Blue.

Blue – the exercise – went up a notch because, compared to its predecessors, the starting point was not a mere insurgency, but a pandemic. Not any pandemic, but a really serious, bad to the bone global pandemic with an explosive infection fatality rate of less than 1%.

By a fortunate coincidence, the lethal pandemic allowed Blue operators to promote mail-in ballots as the safest, socially distant voting procedure.

That connected with a rash of polls predicting an all but inevitable Blue win in the election – even a Blue Wave.

The premise is simple: take down the economy and deflate a sitting president whose stated mission is to drive a booming economy. In tandem, convince public opinion that actually getting to the polls is a health hazard.

The Blue production committee takes no chances, publicly announcing they would contest any result that contradicts the prepackaged outcome: Blue’s final victory in a quirky, anachronistic, anti-direct democracy body called the “electoral college”.

If Red somehow wins, Blue would wait until every vote is counted and duly litigated to every jurisdiction level. Relying on massive media support and social media marketing propelled to saturation levels, Blue proclaims that “under no scenario” Red would be allowed to declare victory.

Countdown to magic voting

Election Day comes. Vote counting is running smoothly – mail-in count, election day count, up to the minute tallies – but mostly favoring Red, especially in three states always essential for capturing the presidency. Red is also leading in what is characterized as “swing states”.

But then, just as a TV network prematurely calls a supposedly assured Red state for Blue, all vote counting stops before midnight in major urban areas in key swing states under Blue governors, with Red in the lead.

Blue operators stop counting to check whether their scenario towards a Blue victory can roll out without bringing in mail-in ballots. Their preferred mechanism is to manufacture the “will of the people” by keeping up an illusion of fairness.

Yet they can always rely, as Plan B, on urban mail-in ballots on tap, hot and cold, until Blue squeaks by in two particularly key swing states that Red had bagged in a previous election.

That’s what happens. Starting at 2 am, and later into the night, enter a batch of “magic” votes in these two key states. The sudden, vertical upward “adjustment” includes the case of a batch of 130k+ pro-Blue votes cast in a county alongside not a single pro-Red vote – a statistical miracle of Holy Ghost proportions.

Stuffing the ballot box is a typical scam applied in Banana Republic declinations of color revolution. Blue operators use the tried and tested method applied to the gold futures market, when a sudden drop of naked shorts drives down gold price, thus protecting the US dollar.

Blue operators bet the compliant mainstream media/Big Tech alliance will not question that, well, out of the blue, the vote would swing towards Blue in a 2 to 3 or 3 to 4 margin.

They bet no questions will be asked on how a 2% to 5% positive ballot trend in Red’s favor in a few states turned into a 0.5% to 1.4% trend in favor of Blue by around 4am.

And that this discrepancy happens in two swing states almost simultaneously.

And that some precincts turn more presidential votes than they have registered voters.

And that in swing states, the number of extra mysterious votes for Blue far exceeds votes cast for the Senate candidates in these states, when the record shows that down ticket totals are traditionally close.

And that turnout in one of these states would be 89.25%.

The day after Election Day there are vague explanations that one of the possible vote-dumps was just a “clerical error”, while in another disputed state there is no justification for accepting ballots with no postmark.

Blue operators relax because the mainstream media/Big Tech alliance squashes each and every complaint as “conspiracy theories”.

The Red counter-revolution

The two presidential candidates do not exactly help their own cases.

Codename Corpse, in a Freudian slip, had revealed his party had set up the most extensive and “diverse” fraud scheme ever.

Not only Corpse is about to be investigated for a shady computer-related scheme. He is a stage 2 dementia patient with a rapidly unraveling profile – kept barely functional by drugs, which can’t prevent his mind slowly shutting down.

Codename Buffoon, true to his instincts, goes pre-emptive, declaring the whole election a fraud but without offering a smoking gun. He is duly debunked by the mainstream media/Big Tech alliance for spreading “false claims”.

All this is happening as a wily, old, bitter operator not only had declared that the only admissible scenario was a Blue victory; she had already positioned herself for a top security job.

Blue also games that Red would immediately embark on a single-minded path ahead: regiment an army of lawyers demanding access to every registration roll to scrub, review and verify each and every mail-in ballot, a process of de facto forensic analysis.

Yet Blue cannot foresee how many fake ballots will be unveiled during recounts.

As Corpse is set to declare victory, Buffoon eyes the long game, set to take the whole thing all the way to the Supreme Court.

The Red machine had already gamed it – as it was fully aware of how operation Blue would be played.

The Red counter-revolution does carry the potential of strategically checkmating Blue.

It is a three-pronged attack – with Red using the Judiciary Committee, the Senate and the Attorney General, all under the authority of codename Buffoon until Inauguration Day. The end game after a vicious legal battle is to overthrow Blue.

Red’s top operators have the option of setting up a Senate commission, or a Special Counsel, at the request of the Judiciary Committee, to be appointed by the Department of Justice to investigate Corpse.

In the meantime, two electoral college votes, one-month apart, are required to certify the presidential winner.

ORDER IT NOW

These votes will happen in the middle of one and perhaps two investigations focused on Corpse. Any state represented at the electoral college may object to approve an investigated Corpse; in this case it’s illegal for that state to allow its electors to certify the state’s presidential results.

Corpse may even be impeached by his own party, under the 25th Ammendment, due to his irreversible mental decline.

The resulting chaos would have to be resolved by the Red-leaning Supreme Court. Not exactly the outcome favored by Blue.

The House always wins

The heart of the matter is that this think tank gaming transcends both Red and Blue. It’s all about the Deep State’s end game.

There’s nothing like a massive psy ops embedded in a WWE-themed theater under the sign of Divide and Rule to pit mob vs. mob, with half of the mob rebelling against what it perceives as an illegitimate government. The 0.00001% comfortably surveys the not only metaphorical carnage from above.

Even as the Deep State, using its Blue minions, would never have allowed codename Buffoon to prevail, again, domestic Divide and Rule might be seen as the least disastrous outcome for the world at large.

A civil war context in theory distracts the Deep State from bombing more Global South latitudes into the dystopian “democracy” charade it is now enacting.

And yet a domestic Empire of Chaos gridlock may well encourage more foreign adventures as a necessary diversion to tie the room together.

And that’s the beauty of the Blue gaming exercise: the House wins, one way or another.

(Republished from Asia Times by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. aname says:

    American elections are a joke. The game is rigged. Voting for the lesser evil… When the money changers own the banks and 98% of the flow of information, you’re playing on there platform where they mask the truth with their storybook illusion and anyone who disagrees with their story will be smeared with lies because who is the majority paying attention to? They are the devil’s children just like Christ said.

    • Replies: @Richard B
    , @frontier
  2. Ben H says:

    “And yet a domestic Empire of Chaos gridlock may well encourage more foreign adventures as a necessary diversion to tie the room together.”

    Yeah, I think that’s right. If Biden “wins” I expect a “stimulus check” to keep people quiet and after that a major war to “bring us together”

  3. The most concise, and accurately laid out article I’ve seen yet on this voter fraud scheme, and the long and short game. Very well done sir!

    • Agree: Emslander, follyofwar, Herald, TRM
  4. haha says:

    An excellent article, thank you Pepe!

    As the US descends into an unpredictable, ungovernable, oligarchy propped-up by intelligence agencies and their media, it ought to be a big cause for concern for anyone who wants a peaceful world.

    A good thing may be that the US, led by a President of dubious legitimacy, will find it very hard to talk of “democracy” to a world that it seeks to dominate. The bad thing may be that the US state will now will be – and perceived to be – very unpredictable and unbelievable, and may, therefore, undertake wild risks in military confrontations abroad. Unfortunately, while it may be easy to hack elections and control the narrative at home, geopolitical misadventures abroad can neither be hacked nor controlled. They will create facts that will not lend themselves to “fact-checking”. That is the real worry in terms of geopolitical terms. As for domestic worries – let us save it for another time!

    • Replies: @showmethereal
    , @Garliv
  5. brilliant, pepe. well done.

  6. The people who wield real power know exactly how this is going to turn out, because they made sure of it. So what horrible things are they doing while everybody is conveniently ignoring any non-election news?

    • Agree: Digital Samizdat
  7. Notsofast says:

    i’d pretty much figured out all these aspects of this years electoral fraud but pepe assembles all the pieces of the puzzle into the big picture. my eyes were opened during the 2000 election when the bush brothers and the brooks brothers revolution stole the election right in front of our eyes. i said wouldnt vote again until we had free and fair elections and i have not voted since. those same neo-cons have jumped ship to the dems now. the only hope i see is for the dems to get caught redhand and for the party to be blown up ala the whigs taking the neo-cons down with the ship. if the republicans were smart they would rebrand as a populist party building on the inroads the buffoon has made after the dems ditched their traditional base. wishful thinking, yes but its hard to abandon hope all together.

    • Replies: @shelton
  8. gay troll says:

    John Lennon sang “war is over if you want it” and for this the Deep State sicced on him a lone patsy. The initial response to the popularity of Dylan and The Beatles was to engineer a new kind of rock and roll in Los Angeles, and to this we owe the incessant popularity of “classic rock” and its generic offspring. CSNY’s most popular protest song was about teenagers flouting curfew on Sunset Ave. So brave! The only credible artists of the period were British like Pink Floyd and Supertramp (and unlike The Rolling Stones, who sold their souls to Hollywood). If you look at the cover of Supertramp’s album Breakfast in America in a mirror you will see the Twin Towers through the window of a passenger jet, with the numbers 9 and 11 poised perfectly atop. The point of view is so situated that the Statue of Liberty appears to be holding her torch to the towers. Except for some reason, Lady Liberty is a waitress and her torch is a glass of orange juice. It’s breakfast time, you see.

    • Thanks: Majority of One
  9. Kooshy says:

    Pepe couldn’t be described any better, currently, watching American mainstream TV news makes me feel being in a vegas casino, watching for Keno numbers to come in, rather than casted votes. It’s fun,

  10. @Ben H

    Indeed. Joe Biden – like Hillary Clinton is very much in favor of military adventurism and covert interference.

  11. @haha

    Indeed – the detail Pepe gives make it so clear and concise as to what happened. Things just don’t seem right (such as the assertion that Democrats are more likely to mail in ballots) but it is difficult to articulate. I am no fan of either party – but it is obvious they both play games.
    Sometimes when I read him I wonder what lines he has “tapped in to”… I don’t know still – but they sure are some good sources.

    • Replies: @gsjackson
  12. Whitewolf says:

    RIP USA. Hello Banana States of America. The third world gains a country.

  13. I pay little attention to the election mess because there is nothing I can do. Joe Biden told his billionaire donors that nothing would change. But the election is not over since Trump has yet to concede. Evidence of vote fraud is everywhere.

    Our media pretends that its billionaire owners decide elections, based on their maps. If that seems wrong, it is. They don’t report that it’s the state legislators who decide which delegates are chosen to represent each state. In four of the contested states, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Arizona, the state legislature is controlled by Republicans who must certify the election results presented by their secretary of state. Republican leaders in either the state assembly or senate can simply ignore this requirement and wait for the deadline this month to pass. If asked, they can claim the race is too close to call or fraught with fraud. If not certified, no delegates are sent to vote, so Biden loses votes awarded by CNN. No lawsuits or court rulings are required. If they want to get aggressive, they can vote to tweak their state law and choose delegates themselves as specified in the US Constitution, choosing all Republicans who will vote for Trump! This is legal and constitutional.

    I don’t think this will happen because the billionaires who control the USA know that it’s important to maintain the illusion that voting matters. Trump supports 95% of their agenda while Biden supports 99%. This is why Trump has yet to concede. If Bernie Sanders were his opponent, this might occur. Many Republicans don’t like Trump and prefer Biden, so I doubt this will legal maneuver will occur.

  14. Jews weaponize black corruption.

  15. I am for Trump but I do not think that it is right to hope that Trump remains in power by denying blacks their right to vote. The expectation was that the majority whites driven by their hatred towards BLM would abandon JOE BIDEN ( Irish eyes are smiling ! ) to re-elect the second-generation German-American Donald Trump to the presidency. Sorry to say that the coded message ( dog whistle ) didn’t work.

    • Troll: Buck Ransom
    • Replies: @ploni almoni
    , @Badger Down
  16. The only reason to vote in a US “election” with any degree of hope for any kind of result should be to get a politcal job appointment from a friend running for office. It doesn’t seem like the average American voter would realise his wife’s getting sticked by another’s pole and the marriage is a failure if she moaned the other’s name while getting it on with the cuckold.

    Put Corpse’s hide on an automaton and have it read an AI-produced voiceover speech written by Obomber’s speechwriter and you might even find it more authentic than real thing if you can program it to react like a horny faun if a little girl is around, while caravaning on a two-humped black Camela to show off the biodiversity of the animal farm.

    Buffoon got hired as court jester to juggle with the feelings and frustrations of the blissfully ignorant goyim taxcattle of every partisan, gender, color, racial, etc. label possible, except Zionists and corporatists in the know of course, and his performance in that role is worthy of a primetime Emmy award.

    The joke’s still on neither of those two, since the Ziocorporate farm’s animals are set to pay in treasure and/or blood for the show to go on one way or the other and the most tragicomedic part is that most are willingly going to get fenced into their color-coded ghettos because their happy cuckold little minds think that “freedom” is something they once had and that it comes in specific coloring.

  17. GMC says:

    Pepe brought out the Elephant in the room also – CD-19 – and he shows us that Dems and their alphabet agencies were the ones that agreed to use this Weapon on the American populace. Can’t let a good catastrophe go to waste – use it as many times as needed , in order to get the results wanted. I’m more concerned about the Corona virus bomb on the American economy and society , than the Scammed Elections tho.

  18. The international press is in on the game as well: check out news outlets using Reuters’ material!

    It’s so hilarious to watch.

    I could use one of those ‘computer glitches’ in my bank accounts; just move the decimal point over four or five places to the right. That’s not asking for much, is it?

  19. Richard B says:
    @aname

    When the money changers own the banks and 98% of the flow of information, you’re playing on there platform where they mask the truth with their storybook illusion and anyone who disagrees with their story will be smeared with lies because who is the majority paying attention to?

    Your comment helps direct attention to something extremely important but rarely discussed. To put it in quesiton form:

    What are the consequences of the hostile elite’s demands to be place above criticism, loved unconditionally, and blindly obeyed, on the social-institutions of the culture they control?

    And what is a social institution exactly? How does it function? How does it have to function in order to ensure its survival, success, and growth? I’m not aware that these questions are even being asked. They should be.

    My point is, the hostile elite shows no indication of thinking about this at all. And that’s why I think what we’re really witnessing is

    The Pyrrhic Victory of The Hostile Elite.

    Because the kind of thinking used to control society and, correspondingly, the kind of thinking demanded by the elite for everyone else to conform to society are both incompatinble for the kind of thinking required to manage society.

    And that kind of thinking requires training, extensive training. Specifically training in the habits of rigorous thinking, consistent reasoning, and cautious judgment. Without such trainingsocial incoherence and societal collapse will follow, as night follows day.

    And that is the position we are in right now.

    • Replies: @frontier
  20. Lady Justice isn’t blind … she’s being held hostage. The scales of justice can’t be used as a sword when held like than, nor are they much of a shield. The law is an ass.

  21. Sirius says:
    @gay troll

    Interesting to get a musical perspective. Long live Pink Floyd and especially Roger Waters!, who is a real hero in my eyes for his brave stance on Palestine counter to all the “mainstream”. It’s something one never sees from a major musical figure in the US, it being a clear route to marginalization or worse.

    But I didn’t get the point about the Rolling Stone’s sellout? Didn’t they have that “how come you’re so wrong, my dear Neo-con?” line some years ago?

    • Agree: Joe Levantine
    • Replies: @Mustapha Mond
  22. Thomasina says:

    Excellent article! Yes, this is a right-in-your-face win for the Deep State. Here’s another great article from a former accountant:

    “Before I became a novelist I was an accountant. In auditing you look for red flags. That’s weird bits in the data that suggest something shifty is going on. You flag those weird things so you can delve into them further. One flag doesn’t necessarily mean there’s fraud. Weird things happen. A few flags mean stupidity or dishonesty. But a giant pile of red flags means that there’s bad shit going on and people should be in jail. (…)

    When you are auditing you see mistakes happen all the time. Humans make errors. Except in real life, mistakes usually go in different directions. When all the mistakes go in the same direction and benefit the same parties, they probably aren’t mistakes. They’re malfeasance. (…)

    Now, as a suspicious auditor type who spent a lot of hours looking for fuckery in complex systems, my gut tells me fake ballots were getting dumped into the system to make up the difference. And oh look, here is a giant pile of red flags indicating that’s the case. (…)

    A quick note on collusion because I mentioned it a couple times now. Collusion is the key to successful fraud. Systems have controls and checks in places, so the best way to circumvent them is to team up with somebody over one of those controls and exploit the gap. That’s fraud 101. Which is why you go to the post office your buddy runs to drop off your illegal late emergency Save Biden ballots. Or you go to the ward your buddy the poll worker is running the log in book to same day register all your imaginary friends. (…)

    Here’s another thing you learn about auditing. The more chaotic the system, the more chances for fraud. So when you come across a system that is extra chaotic on purpose, that tells you that the people running it want it that way for a reason. (…)

    I can say without hesitation though, that fuckery is afoot, and if an actual real investigation happens they’ll be able to prove it. Only this is politics, so who knows. The only thing I do know for certain is that this election is so fucked up it is just going to make America’s two halves hate each other even more.”

    https://monsterhunternation.com/2020/11/05/the-2020-election-fuckery-is-afoot/

    All by design. It’s China’s turn now. They didn’t build her up for nothing.

    • Agree: Notsofast, Joe Levantine
    • Thanks: VinnyVette
  23. onebornfree says: • Website

    I think its worth reminding ourselves that regardless of who eventually wins this farce, that the true, underlying nature of all governments is thus :

    “Because they are all ultimately funded via both direct and indirect theft [taxes], and counterfeiting [central bank monopolies], all governments are essentially, at their very cores, 100% corrupt criminal scams which cannot be “reformed”or “improved”,simply because of their innate criminal nature.” onebornfree

    “The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me. They have, taking one with another, no special talent for the business of government; they have only a talent for getting and holding office. Their principal device to that end is to search out groups who pant and pine for something they can’t get and to promise to give it to them. Nine times out of ten that promise is worth nothing. The tenth time is made good by looting A to satisfy B. In other words, government is a broker in pillage, and every election is sort of an advance auction sale of stolen goods.”
    H. L. Mencken

    “The bottom line is this: nothing taking place on Election Day will alleviate the suffering of the American people. Unless we do something more than vote, the government as we have come to know it—corrupt, bloated and controlled by big-money corporations, lobbyists and special interest groups—will remain unchanged. And “we the people”—overtaxed, overpoliced, overburdened by big government, underrepresented by those who should speak for us and blissfully ignorant of the prison walls closing in on us—will continue to trudge along a path of misery.”

    [From: ‘America After the Election: A Few Hard Truths About the Things That Won’t Change”:
    https://www.rutherford.org/publications_resources/john_whiteheads_commentary/america_after_the_election_a_few_hard_truths_about_the_things_that_wont_change. ].

    Regards,onebornfree

    • Agree: Emslander
  24. Garliv says:
    @haha

    “…will find it very hard to talk of “democracy” to a world that it seeks to dominate…”

    Once stripped of its “soft power” and now exposed to international ridicule, the US will just bomb those “to bring democracy and freedom.” Worse, IF walking corpse Sleepy Joe is confirmed then chances of bigger confrontation with Russia gets even closer. There already usual planted media narrative that a Biden Administration will strengthen US troops in Syria “to balance Russian influence..” The Swamp is furiously and impatiently seeking a way for Trump to out of WH if possible NOW.
    My sympathy to majority of American public who honestly love their country and do what they believe to be patriotic. Unfortunately they are not the one in control. sad.

    • Agree: Old and Grumpy
  25. Robjil says:

    Zemurray would be so proud of the US of today. He started this concept way back in 1911 in Honduras.

    https://libcom.org/history/ousting-president-honduras-1911

    Zemurray was a Jewish Oligarch who took over Honduras in 1911 for his banana business.

    Deposing Zelaya’s government in Nicaragua had required the combined efforts of the State Department, the navy, the marines, and President Taft. In Honduras, Zemurray set out to do the job himself. No American businessman ever held a foreign nation’s destiny so completely in his hands.

    Here is more about Sam the Banana Man. His first name was Samuel. Uncle Sam is Uncle Samuel in our days, he was a prophet of our times. The banana republic concept has boomeranged back to the homeland USA.

    “Sam the Banana Man” was one of the most colorful figures in the history of American capitalism. In New Orleans he is remembered as a philanthropist who donated $1 million to Tulane University and paid to build a hospital for black women. Agronomists still admire his contributions to the science of banana cultivation. Some Jews consider him an exemplary figure of their Diaspora, an immigrant from Eastern Europe who arrived at Ellis Island as a penniless youth and rose to great wealth and power. In Honduras, people know him as the man who overthrew their government and took over their country.

    Zemurray was King of Central America and all its followers still are. These days the Kings of USA are in the same club ruling the Banana Republic of the USA.

    With assets like these, it is no wonder that Zemurray soon became known as “the uncrowned king of Central America.” He was certainly the king of Honduras. After Bonilla’s death in 1913, he controlled a string of presidents. In 1925 he secured exclusive lumbering rights to a region covering one-tenth of Honduran territory. Later he merged his enterprises with United Fruit and took over as the firm’s managing director. Under his leadership, United Fruit became inextricably interwoven with the fabric of Central American life. According to one study, it “throttled competitors, dominated governments, manacled railroads, ruined planters, choked cooperatives, domineered over workers, fought organized labor and exploited consumers.” Four decades later, this uniquely powerful company would help overthrow another Central American government.

  26. Expose the Deep State actors and swing them all from poplar trees while the Irving Berlin song is played in the background… substitute traitor’s body for black bodies.

  27. Emslander says:

    Go back to the first week in July of 2016 when Bill Clinton met Attorney General Lynch at the airport in Phoenix. Four days later, FBI Director Comey announced that Hilary was a criminal, but not enough to actually prosecute. That’s when the Deep Sewer began the panic. They are still in panic mode. I expect that Mike Pence will be President by January when he will be forced by a team of female FBI agents to leave the White House so that Kammi Harris can take over.

    No one will ever know where the bodies of Trump and Biden were dumped, probably somewhere accessible only by the most advanced of modern submarines.

  28. Trump is not going to be resurrected by any Republican after election legal moves.

    The Republican side of the Deep State hates him. Always have, always will.

    They will pressure him to resign… and concede.

    The Populist experiment named Orange is over.

    The Deep State Jews are Blue… like in … Israel.

    • Agree: Richard B
    • Replies: @Richard B
  29. This article was well written, entertaining, and used a clever trope to keep our attention. I congratulate Mr. Escobar on a job well done.

    In fact, the article was so good that it has made my black pill go down very smoothly.

    We’re done, just like a baked potato.

  30. He won’t mention the Jews.

    #JewsDidThis


    • Replies: @Trinity
    , @V. Hickel
  31. @Sirius

    Couldn’t agree more about Roger Waters, a true hero and brave spirit. I wretch whenever I hear someone call him, “antisemitic”, when his own daughter is married to a jewish man, much beloved by Roger!

    Yet, whenever I e-mail news articles about his opposition to color revolutions or support for BDS and the Palestinian cause, all I get is the same from basically everyone: crickets.

    Last time I was at one of his concerts, I could hear members of the audience cry out, “Cut the politics and play music!” Sadly, I suspect that many share those concertgoers’ sentiment. Apparently the import of his lyrics are hopelessly lost on those types, and their musical taste can be summarized as (in the words of John Cleese nearly a half century ago): “‘Ooo, Ah lahk a nice tune……”

    (See here: http://www.montypython.net/scripts/cheese.php)

    • Replies: @Sirius
  32. Not normally a big fan of Pepe, as he usually skirts the issue of the 800 lb gorilla squatting in the eastern mediterranean, but this piece is really a masterwork. Glad we get such treats here at Unz, and I look forward to many more such treats in the future.

    The Unz Review: Where the truth hurts. Get over it.

    • Agree: TheTrumanShow
  33. @gay troll

    Interesting about that 9/11 Supertramp coincidence. Funny how such things manifest. Guess we are beings who like finding patterns in perceived chaos and randomness. How many great scientific discoveries were made in such ways, we will never know, especially by our ancient ancestors in prehistory. It is a human trait that is observable, for better or worse, all the time and all around us.

    But I doubt that 9/11 was presaged in that album cover deliberately…….

    Thanks for a nice, thought-provoking post.

    (And here’s a link to an article on that Supertramp cover, for anyone who is interested: https://ultimateclassicrock.com/supertramp-breakfast-in-america-911-conspiracy-theory/ )

  34. Anon[424] • Disclaimer says:

    .

    Trump’s fault was not COVID but he got his comeuppance from the ramifications of it.

    He didn’t get where he should – brazen acceptance of bribes from Sheldon Adelshon,, kowtowing to each and every demand of Israel and in the process gutting existing American and international positions ,allowing conflicts of interests by choosing Kushner and Jewish ambassador to Israel with ties to settlement and local business.He should have been impeached for letting the country accidentally in on a fact that he killed Suleimnai to garner support from and influence the senators regarding his impeachment ( those senators should have been impeached ) . War crime in Yemen and Syria ( Obama Hillary should have faced ) .His current business dealings .

    Voter fraud? I can’t square that with the reality that Demo has lost ‘house and senate ‘.

  35. saggy says:

    We are at this time witnessing the trial birth of an actual in the street (if you read Stormfront) red color revolution led by Trump (https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-says-he-will-keep-fighting-as-aides-doubt-path-forward-11604702837) and Escobar writes it up as a blue plot ???

  36. Mr Escobar,

    The only thing missing from your playbook is the part where “moderate rebels” like antifa and BLM engage “mostly peaceful” looting and burning in support of “democracy”. (Duly promoted of course by a compliant media dutifully selling those “rebels” like cheap toothpaste.)

  37. Bro43rd says:

    The last paragraph says it all, the house always wins. And no bigger winner in this election than the deep state run US government.

  38. Trinity says:
    @Priss Factor

    This clown NEVER does, why even bother listening to goobers like this fool. He is of Jared Taylor-Alex Jones mold. hehe.

  39. Richard B says:
    @Truth Hurts the Liars

    It’s exactly because your short and to the point comment is so on target that the next step is what anyone could predict, but, surprisingly, few have.

    And what anyone could predict is, in fact, what we’re witnessing now, provided we look past the surface of current events. And what are we witnessing?

    The Pyrrhic Victory of The Hostile Elite

    Because, they might have been good at infiltration, subversion, radical ingratitude, insane hatred, brazzen effrontery, betrayal, destruction and death. But they’re no good at social management.

    And for a reason. The habit of mind needed for infiltration, subversion and all the rest, and the habit of mind required for successful social management, are two completely different ways of thinking that are irreconcilable. Hence the Pyrrhic Victory. Nothing quite fails like their success.

    This explains why they seem to be conducting a Fire Sale where everything must go and with only one buyer – China.

    • Replies: @Robert Dolan
  40. gay troll says:
    @Mustapha Mond

    The album cover presents quite a stack of coincidences. It depicts the target of the attack, at the time of the attack, from the perspective of the attack weapon. The juice torch draws the eye to the Twin Towers and provides the symbolism of a false flag attack (Liberty torching the towers). Not only is the torch touching the towers, so are the numbers 9 and 11 (in a mirror). My question is this: if the cover art was done realistically, with a real skyline and a real Statue of Liberty holding her torch to the midst of the towers, would it be so easy to dismiss? What if it were a photograph? The perspective of the art is painstaking and it must have an intent.

    [MORE]

    It is not so far fetched to believe that some people had foreknowledge of 9/11 decades ago. I believe that David Rockefeller built the towers with their eventual destruction in mind. They are designed in such a way to be able to fool the eye, like the prop of a stage magician. Their support structure is in the center of the building, hidden behind the building’s facade. Pancake theory is a hoax. The supports of both towers were cut at the base.

    The Apollo program ended mere months before the WTC opened. I believe they are more closely related than they appear. The success of Apollo must be considered a primary motive for the assassination of JFK. JFK had come to realize that putting men on the moon was not technically feasible. He was threatening to wind down the program in his 2nd term. But certain interests demanded that Americans win the space race. When you have murdered a president, and faked a series of moon landings, you are all in. You must depend on deceit until the day you can depend on absolute power. Surely they knew that someday the evidence that the Apollo videos were shot in a studio would become indisputable.

    We are not yet done with their schemes. Essentially they are controlling our attention while they rob us blind. America will soon be left with a broken economy, and a voided Constitution, wondering what the hell just happened.

    • Replies: @Mustapha Mond
  41. Do you get this suspicion that this election was #JEFFREY-EPSTEINED?

    Consider the similarities. Epstein was very much alive on a certain day, but during the night, he died and was found dead in the morning.
    On election night, Trump was very much in the race and seemed to be winning… but in the wee hours of the night, that all changed, and Biden was ahead.

    The guards in the Epstein case were black and were ‘asleep’ during the time when the said ‘suicide’ happened.
    The districts that are flipping the races are heavily black, and they seem to be as incompetent.

    The cameras overlooking Epstein’s cell were, incredibly enough, MALFUNCTIONAL on the night of the ‘suicide’.
    The electoral numbers began changing drastically when votes were counted in the night without observers. Also, poll watchers were turned away at certain places.

    The OFFICIAL autopsy said Epstein killed himself. And the media was hush-hush about it and accepted the explanation.
    The OFFICIAL line is that the elections were totally fair this time, and it’s just ‘conspiracy theorizing’ to ask questions about irregularities. With Jewish protection, Jack Dorsey can even censor the president and suppress those asking questions. And Jews and the journalist community are hailing this. (Journalism is deader than Jeffrey Epstein. Journalists are either Jewish supremacists or shabbos goyim on the take or on the make. Or just brainwashed by Jewish media and academia.)

    Could it be Trump was Epsteined in the night? And blacks are complicit just like the black guards likely took a bribe and went to ‘sleep’ on the night of Epstein’s death?

    A people who are capable of WMD lies and Russia Collusion Hoax are ‘made men’ who are capable of anything, especially as they control the state, media, law firms, courts, and the court jesters(aka politicians).

    Occam’s Razor. Jewish Power.

    They did it to Bernie in 2016, and Donna Brazil wasn’t even indicted of passing debate secrets to Hillary. If you got the power, you can get away with anything.

    • Agree: follyofwar
    • Replies: @follyofwar
  42. frontier says:
    @Richard B

    The Pyrrhic Victory of The Hostile Elite.

    You miss the caste system, although it’s far from good, it can stand as a disease-riddled castle for centuries.

    • Replies: @Richard B
  43. Sirius says:
    @Mustapha Mond

    It’s so sad (re: crickets), isn’t it? I get the same result: silence. Some people are just too scared to speak out, and the others you mentioned are just apathetic, which is even worse in my opinion.

    It’s easy when people join bandwagons on so many other causes but standing on the Palestine principle is where true courage shows, and that’s how Roger Waters has shown it. I wish I could find just one celebrity, musical or otherwise, in the US who would join him, but I haven’t so far. Someone please correct me if I’m wrong!

    • Replies: @Mustapha Mond
  44. https://www.bitchute.com/video/tx24TXbioU4/

    Here’s the difference between aggressive Dems and passive resigned Repubs.

    Imagine if the scenario were reversed.

    Biden was leading big in election night but over the night, certain districts suddenly began to flip the results big time.

    Dems, politicians and media people, would be united in demanding answers. They would fight tooth and nail. In 2016, they had NOTHING but cooked up Russia Collusion to discredit Trump’s election.

    But what do Republicans do? They go into passive mode of resignation.

    Dems are shaped by feisty Jewish mentality of never giving up and going for the kill no matter what.

    GOPS are shaped by anglo culture of honor and magnanimity. But these days, it’s not even that. It’s just cravenness and cowardice masquerading as honor and dignity.

    If what is happening were reversed, all Dems would be behind Biden calling for an investigation.

    But most Repubs are mainly worried that they’ll lose pokemon points within the beltway if they put up a fight.

    In 2000, Dems didn’t give up until it went to Supreme Court. But Gophers are folding already.
    Even if it doesn’t work, they should be united and put up a fight, if only to expose real corruption in the election process.

    • Agree: VinnyVette
    • Replies: @Thomasina
  45. nsa says:

    If Trumpstein had done even one tiny little thing for working people, he would be Prez elect right now. One tiny little thing. Anything. Instead, it was tax cuts and corporate welfare for himself, his relatives, his rich pals, and jew sponsors. Donnie the LardAss set his main domestic goal as stripping working people making under $40k per annum of their basic subsidized medical plans…..while a complete field hospital follows him around everywhere in case he has a sniffle or passes gas. What a worthless jew tool turd.

    • Troll: ploni almoni
  46. Anonymous[281] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ben H

    Pepe calls Trump a buffoon. A President who’s resisted the MIC and neocons and kept us out of new foreign wars while doing everything possible to remove U.S. troops from foreign lands.

    Obviously Pepe needs foreign wars as much as the MIC/neocons. Pepe needs to keep his anti-neocon game going. It’s all he’s got.

    • Replies: @Charles Martel France
  47. @Richard B

    Yes, the small hat elite has honed for thousands of years the ability to subvert, divide, and wreck.

    Neo-marxism, identity politics, feminism, critical theory, intersectionality, etc., result in the splintering and destruction of society.

    Massive immigration/diversity also results in the deliberate breakdown of social trust and cohesion.

    Every move the nose elite makes is based on wrecking everyone around them because they believe this makes their own position more “secure.” It’s a very odd frame of mind that most normal/gentile people are not able to understand.

    The entire enterprise of wrecking the ME was based on “securing the realm” for Israel…..and they have applied the very same pattern of corrosive action toward Christendom.

    However, the small hats are dead wrong. In fact they are ruining the best thing they ever had.

  48. frontier says:
    @aname

    It’s rigged m’kay, it’s always good to mention it but let’s look at the practical matters addressed by the article. It assumes some judges are going to question the integrity of, and then overturn Blue elections? See, controlled elections are an important tool for the TPTB, seriously questioning their integrity by gov institutions seems impossible unless the plan is to get rid of them altogether and move to a dictatorship….

    Interesting how we got two dialectically opposite articles at the top spot. It seems Ron likes Hegel, or Marx, or both.

  49. RouterAl says:

    Well worth watching this if you doubt the cheating

    https://newtube.app/user/TonyHeller/QWczw4W

    • Thanks: Robert Dolan
    • Replies: @shylockcracy
  50. @nsa

    Respect the religion of your fathers.

  51. gsjackson says:
    @showmethereal

    During the 2016 election Pepe was claiming access to some very high level mover and shaker with lots of inside info. Haven’t seen him explicitly reference this person in a while, but maybe the connection is still there.

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  52. bro3886 says:
    @Ben H

    If Hillary had won we would have been at war in Syria or Iran for a couple of years by now.

    • Replies: @Priss Factor
  53. @nsa

    “could have”, “would have”, should have”, “might have”, “Ought to have”, etc.

    I don’t know why it is, but ruling classes never seem to see that they are getting near the precipice where they are going to provoke a really furious reaction, which will push them over it. “No bread? Let them eat cake!” comes to mind.
    Now, if only there were a US Embassy in Washington! Where is the NED when you need them? Where is the Cookie Lady?

  54. Cyrano says:

    “Stolen” election is a concept like “stolen youth”. It’s more metaphorical than factually correct. Stolen youth indicates that some unfavorable events might have happened in a person’s life preventing him/her from getting the optimum experience during a certain period in life.

    “Stolen election” is the same – it indicates that series of unfavorable events might have occurred, preventing optimum experience out of an event. I have some bad news. Every election is “stolen”, because it was never meant to deliver any kind of favorable outcome for those participating in it as voters.

    The main purpose of any election is to deceive the participants that they have a say in anything. They don’t. The scope of the question asked in any election is too narrow to allow anybody to have any meaningful input on any issues that matter.

    Having said all that, you can still make a distinction between a “stolen” election and a downright armed robbery accompanied by vandalism type of election. What’s the difference? In any regularly “stolen” election – they don’t ask you enough, so your participation is meaningless. In a violent robbery type of election – even that little question that they ask you – gets fraudulent and deceitful “answer”.

    • Replies: @Sirius
  55. @RouterAl

    Maybe when y’all realise that your Ziocorporate terrorist regime with “elections” is not a democracy, not a republic, but a business where people are a good to trade in the market. The whole system is a shitshow fraud, how do you expect your “elections” to be anything but? Time to get a clue, you Zionist billionaire hero bailed by the Rothschilds, who’s got more in common with his “rival” Biden than with you, certainly ain’t gonna help you with that.

  56. profnasty says:

    Am I alone in understanding BLAMtifa is now President of the United States? It’s like as 911. Regardless of how we got here, here we are.

    • Replies: @gsjackson
  57. @bro3886

    If Hillary had won we would have been at war in Syria or Iran for a couple of years by now.

    I don’t know. Obama was better on Iran, and Hillary might have worked to improve relations to drive a wedge between Iran and Russia/China.

    But there would have been more war-mongering in Syria.

  58. One of the most effective tools of the Democratic Party elites is the ‘socialist’ card. Of course, they are super-capitalist pigs, and that is why they create the illusion that the Democratic Party is about equality, fairness, ‘inclusion’, and a bit of ‘socialism’.

    This is easy bait for idiot progressives and idiot conservatives. Idiot progressives think that Democratic Party looks out for their interests, and idiot conservatives accuse Democrats of being anti-capitalist and pro-socialist.

    THIS is exactly what the Democratic elites want. It is to hide the fact of their capitalist excess, culture of greed, status-vanity, an addiction to privilege. Imagine being the richest people in America and representing Wall Street and Silicon Valley BUT being accused of being ‘socialist’ by the idiot conservatives. The Democratic elites, esp the Jews, love it. The con has worked.
    Democratic Elites’ real fear is being outed as the party of Big Finance, Big Tech oligarchs, and other monopoly capitalists. They use the ‘socialist’ brand to mask that fact. (GOP is so superfluous because their main complaint about the Dems is that it aint pro-Wall-Street and pro-capitalist enough and ain’t pro-Zionist enough… even though Democratic Party is that of rich Jewish oligopoly capitalists who suppress BDS and push Zionist suprmecism to the hilt. Dems are greedy capitalists but, by affecting ‘socialist’ poses, gets to project its greed onto the GOP that is ever so anxious to be approved by the rich & powerful and sing hosannas to them at every turn.)

    So, next time the Democratic Party flashes something that looks like ‘socialism’, do NOT call them ‘socialist’. Don’t fall for the bait. Instead, call out the fact that the Democratic Party is of oligarchs, imperialists, & deep state and merely uses ‘socialist’ smoke + mirrors to fool us into thinking they are for ‘equality’ and ‘progress’. Kamala Harris talks of ‘equity’ to create the ‘socialist’ illusion but serves the billionaires in San Fran and NY. So, next time she talks of ‘equity’, conservatives should debate her on that point but ask her, “If you’re so for equity, why do you serve the billionaire globalists who hog most of the wealth? Why are you their whore?”

    But conzos never seem to learn. Even though Big Money was against Trump, they will go moaning about how ‘socialism’ is threatening this country.

    • Replies: @frontier
  59. Thomasina says:
    @Priss Factor

    “But what do Republicans do? They go into passive mode of resignation.”

    Ordinary Republican voters don’t feel resigned to the outcome, nor are they passive. They are livid. They voted for a leader who is currently being silenced by Big Tech, by the media.

    Republican leaders (Senators and Congressmen) are not passive or resigned. They’re joyful. They (almost all of them) wanted this outcome. They would have been given advance warning that this was going to occur, and were no doubt silently cheering while it happened!

    Trump has had no support from the Republicans. They have never had his back. Where is the big outcry from the Republican leaders? Nowhere to be found.

    IF Trump were able to speak out and call for protest/violence, and if the Republican leaders joined him, the people would come. If they got violent, they’d be arrested and the key would be thrown away (unlike BLM and Antifa). If large crowds of protesters showed up, the military would be called in, and Trump would be assassinated tomorrow.

    BLM and Antifa were Deep State initiatives. Their message was encouraged and carefully massaged by the Deep State media, and Big Tech gave them free rein. Yes, ordinary citizens did join in, but only after the game was set in motion (George Floyd). All choreographed and manipulated. The large crowds gave plausibility to Joe Biden’s victory; made the rigging of the election easier to explain.

    The Deep State do not fear the Left. They ARE the Left. The Deep State do fear the Right, though, not the Republican leaders (who are bought and paid for), but the average citizen. They can feel their anger.

    The Republicans could care less about corruption of the election process. They’re folding because this is the outcome they want. Crony capitalism, globalization, increasing surveillance, limits to free speech will continue.

    The Deep State are out in the open now. We know what eventually happens to Gophers out in the open.

    • Replies: @frontier
  60. Wouldn’t it be more accurate to call it a BAGEL REPUBLIC?

    What makes a Banana Republic? Two features. A mostly mediocre, disorganized, confused, and foolish population. A mostly corrupt, unscrupulous, unsavory, and self-centered elites.

    US is indeed getting stupider and dumber. A lot of new immigrants are third-raters. Black culture is utter garbage. Whites are into trashy tattoos and piercings. Mass education has made people less critical and more cult-like in their thinking. Celebrity culture is out of control. Whether it’s Hillary & Lena Dunham or Trump & Kanye, how did it come to this? What a trashy ugly culture. So many white youths are antifa sympathizing morons. And idiot conzos still think the main threat to this country is ‘socialism’ and ‘mooooslims’. So, mass demographics is becoming more banana-republic-like. Less dignity and respect, more stupidity and infantilism.

    But even bigger factor is the quality of elites. While Jews, the current ruling elites, are high-quality in talent & ability, they are extremely low quality in integrity, character, and honor. No principles, no scruples, no ethics. Just a lot of lawyer tricks and hypocrisy.
    Though it’s wrong to overly idealize Anglo-American elites, they understood and admitted they had the power. They were the ruling elites and, as such, expected to be criticized and be accountable to some degree. They had some sense of shame, some sense of disgrace. By world standards, they were better than most. So, even though corruption has been rife throughout US history, there were also reforms, improvement, and advancement in various fields of governance and civil society.
    But Jewish elites? They are utterly without honor, utterly shameless, utterly brazen in their arrogance, contempt, and pathology. They are trained as lawyers but operate like gangsters.
    With such a corrupt elite, the US can’t help but to become more like a banana republic… or a Bagel Republic.

    These color revolutions should be called Challah Revolutions. They’re Jewish-baked.

    And Jews will use any bunch of goons as muscle. It could be ‘leftist’ Antifa in Portland or ‘rightist’ quasi-nazis in Ukraine.

    And what did Trump do? He let his federal goons lock up Proud Boys. Bad Karma.

    • Agree: Robjil
    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  61. Agent76 says:

    Nov 6, 2020 Are You Ready for a “Dark Winter”?

    This video is about the manufacturing of reality, courtesy of the final authority on truth: the media.

  62. @Mustapha Mond

    I too agree that the Supertramp superimposition was “not presaged”…but it may have been precognition, channeling into the Jungian realm of the “universal unconsciousness”. Channelers will become more and more engaged now that we fall deeper into the maws of Kali Yuga–the darkness of the closing moments of the presaged by the ancient Hindus “Age of Iron”. Perhaps we are experiencing the “Age of Irony”, as a clearly demented prostitician becomes “the most powerful man in the world” for how many months before he is superseded by the designated Manchurian Candiedate, Willie Brown’s laplander, Kamala the prosticutor.

  63. @Carlton Meyer

    Good post, right down the line. Interesting and informed perspective on the legislatures.

  64. slorter says:

    The house wins!
    YEP!

  65. @Priss Factor

    It’s quite possible that the same thing happened to Bernie again this year. Biden was going nowhere after the New Hampshire primary, and some thought he should drop out.

    But, Kingmaker Rep. James Clyburn stepped forward to endorse Biden in heavily black South Carolina, and the rest, as they say, is history. Biden went from nowhere to dominating the primary race. The change in voting patterns was remarkable. Too remarkable for many Bernie Bros to believe it.

    What was also remarkable to me was that, after placing third on Super Tuesday (in his first and only primary contest), Bloomberg dropped out after spending a few billion of his own money. If he had hung in, little Mike had a reasonable chance of knocking out decrepit Biden. Obviously, he didn’t want to be potus. His only purpose was to destroy Bernie as a viable candidate. No doubt his money was well-spent.

    So, I think the fix was in for Biden from the start, not only against Trump, but also in the democrat primary. Now, unless Trump can pull off a miracle, sleazy Biden, along with his troubled son Hunter, will never face indictment for their crimes. (BTW, Priss, your comparison of Trump to Epstein was inventive and right on!)

  66. @Priss Factor

    The two are mutually exclusive. Iran is behind Assad, and Hillary wanted to Gaddafi him too.

    • Agree: showmethereal
  67. What they celebrate today. At 02:04 GMT in the morning of November 7, 1917 a group of ten or fifteen Bolsheviks came peacefully to the Malachite Room of the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg where the provisional parliament was waiting for them. After the Masonic protocol of knocking on the door asking for admittance as guests of another lodge, they announced that the time of the Provisional Government was over. This had been previously agreed and paid for by Jacob Schiff of the Kuhn, Loeb & co. Bank in New York. This bank is a founding member of the Federal Reserve. The time was chosen as auspicious by horoscope which is why the Duma was there at 2 AM. The story of the “Storming of the Winter Palace” and the firing of the guns of the battle cruiser Aurora was invented for an outdoor stage performance in front of the palace several years later. This stage performance was filmed and constitutes the public’s idea of history.

    The leader of the Bolshevik squad was a Ukrainian named Vladimir Alexandrovich Antonov-Ovseyenko, called shtik or “bayonet” by his undercover pseudonym in revolutionary circles. He held various posts afterwards. During the first Stalin show trial he wrote an article for Izvestia recommending that Zinoviev and Kamenev, original top Bolsheviks in the government, should be shot. Later he was Soviet Consul in Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War. When he returned after Franco won, he was given another post, and then shot. Most of the other members of the original squad, each in his own good time, received the same reward. It was a good job while it lasted. The nomenklatura was paid hundreds and thousands of times what the proletariat received as is usual in a Dualist religious commune.

    • Thanks: Robjil
  68. @Anonymous

    “Pepe calls Trump a buffoon. A President who’s resisted the MIC and neocons and kept us out of new foreign wars while doing everything possible to remove U.S. troops from foreign lands. ”

    I absolutely agree with you. Trump is not a baffoon. His problem was that by always being himself he forgot that he was the president of the United States.

    As far as foreign policy is concerned Trump is more peaceful and sensible than the belligerent democrats led by Joe Biden.

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  69. @gay troll

    Regarding the claim that the moon landings were faked and the pictures shot in a studio, I had a chance to speak with a well-loved former NASA guy who is considered a high-level genius (like our Ron.)

    I brought up the issue that some have claimed the original moon landing photos might possibly have been shot in a studio, and he flipped out. He went from wonderfully affable, to becoming completely obnoxious and arrogant, condescending, rude and angry. Just a real flamer.

    The reason I say this is that I never once doubted the original landing by Buzz and Neil (I mean, if it was faked, why didn’t they simply delete and re-do Neil’s famous flub of dropping the indefinite article “a”, ending up with that nonsensical, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”?) No, I didn’t cast any doubt on the landing itself, but only on the pictures that (allegedly) came back with the trio in the summer of 1969. Didn’t matter. He was like an ISIS jihadist confronted by an infidel saying, “Allah sucks ass”. I’m just glad he wasn’t concealed carrying that day.

    My argument was simple, and respectful of NASA’s outstandingly forward thinking cadre of engineers. I simply posited that the boys with the slide rules were bright enough to realize that something unforeseen might happen with those priceless exposures, rendering them black as a starless new moons’ night. Thus, they had the forethought to use the moon sets they created for practicing the astronauts for their mission, to also create a back-up set of sure fire awe-inspiring shots that would stoke the public’s imagination and set the stage for even more generous funding of future missions from an awestruck public (and young sci-fi geeks like me and countless others our age way back then.) I know my walls were graced by many such posters, e.g., “Earthrise” and other goose-bump raising shots of heavenly splendor.

    Well, my NASA friend refused to even consider that as a possibility, despite many rather strange anomalies claimed to show the original moon pics were fakes, for whatever reason. He then launched (pun intended) into his tirade described above, never even once considering my arguments in any way, shape or form, dismissing them out of hand, and in the nastiest way possible for a man who never uses profanities and is usually impeccably polite. I guess science is his religion substitute, and I profaned his deities.

    Well, from faked election results we’ve meandered to (possibly) faked moon photos.

    Regardless, Pepe’s essay is spot on, and think we can all agree on that, at least.

    • Replies: @gay troll
  70. gsjackson says:
    @profnasty

    I don’t think the fat lady’s sung yet. Stand by. It is unimaginable, though, isn’t it?

  71. Sirius says:
    @Cyrano

    Best evidence of that is how Bernie Sanders got robbed last March. There is a narrow window of “acceptable” candidates, and that’s why Biden got shooed in from the somewhere near last place he was in.

    Even moderates don’t make the cut. Biden is to the right of where Richard Nixon was in the 70s. Okay, not on social issues, but on the economic and military ones.

    How the vulgarian Trump got in is precisely because he was in no way an agent of change. He’s a big mouth who gave a really good illusion of an upset and a finger to the system, and it almost seemed convincing. But in the end, he served the billionaire class just as well, maybe better.

    • Replies: @Wally
    , @Cyrano
  72. @Sirius

    This should make your day a little brighter: a (short) list of Hollywood celebrities who oppose Israeli aggression and/or support BDS.

    https://www.crescentcityjewishnews.com/anti-israel-celebrities-and-their-brands/

    I only wish that list was much, much longer. I’m sure there are others, or at least, I hope so.

    Note Dustin Hoffman is on the list. That made me smile. I loved him in “The Graduate” and in many other films he’s done. And that was never knowing he was a real mensch. Now I really have an appreciation for him, a guy with talent and a good heart. Gosh, I wish there were more like him out there.

    But Roger Waters is really unique, really special. I wish him all the best life has to offer.

    And all the best to you, Sirius. (And Ron, too, as he facilitates all this.)

    • Thanks: Sirius
    • Replies: @Wielgus
  73. anon[773] • Disclaimer says:

    Well, Pepe more or less got it right. As George Carlin would say, “the owners of this country” are laughing all the way to the bank.

    Perhaps this is karma in some way for Trump. He appointed the toxic evil Pompeo as Secretary of State, and the equally toxic Gina Haspel as head of CIA, and allowed them to bring chaos all over the world, from Ukraine to HK, Iran to Venezuela, with the intent of staging coups in these countries. Now he faces a coup of his own. One nice thing about him not being President anymore is we never have to hear from Pompeo the fat fuck ever again, or wormtongue Kushner. And the progressive wing of the DNC will hopefully keep Biden from overt pandering to Israel as Trump did for all 4 years.

    Still, I am ready to put aside my personal disdain for Trump. I want him to fight til’ the bitter end. Under no circumstance should he ever concede. All the 6 contested states need a recount, WI, MI, PA, GA, NV, AZ, through hand counting. He needs to have the DOJ act on this ASAP. This is about much more than his presidency, this is about the integrity of the election process. If the GOP does not fight this blatant vote rigging, they will never win another election ever again, not just the WH, but they will always lose the senate and the house from this point forward.

  74. Wally says:
    @Sirius

    said:
    “How the vulgarian Trump got in is precisely because he was in no way an agent of change. He’s a big mouth who gave a really good illusion of an upset and a finger to the system, and it almost seemed convincing. But in the end, he served the billionaire class just as well, maybe better. ”

    LOL

    That must be why the “billionaire class” have crapped their pants trying to get rid of him.

    • Agree: Cyrano
    • Replies: @Robert Dolan
  75. MagicDurf says:

    It may not be Suttee for Corpse as fast as some think. Corpse’s wife will fight hard to keep his hand on the golden money spigot.

    • Replies: @TRM
  76. @Carlton Meyer

    A little tidbit for you. A couple of weeks ago, a Facebook (on which I seldom post) “friend” shared a TDS video about Trump “conspiracy theories”. I replied saying conspiracies exist, identifying them is the problem. His response basically challenged me to “prove it”. I provided several links, including a couple of court cases, showing that the media ignores what does not fit their narrative. I closed by saying the TDS crowd is delusional. Trump is different in kind, not substance.
    Today, I was notified that a different “friend” had shared a video. It was another mindless rant about Trump and his lies about election fraud. Facebook has blocked my ability to comment. But hey, there’s no such thing as Big Brother. I wasn’t “supporting” Trump, only pointing out the narrative is managed.

    I really don’t understand either side of the Trump thing. US elections, for decades, have been about which competing faction of the corporate uni-party in Congress gets to call the shots. Trump is his own corporate party, which stunned both the Demicans and Republocrat Inc.s. He has cut in on their territory and will pay the price for not being compliant. To return to the vernacular of my misspent youth – same shit, different pile.

  77. @Wally

    The hatred for Trump was both puzzling and irrational.

    Here in CA the streets are filled with celebration, people cheering for Biden, car horns for hours…..
    but if I were to go up and ask one of those stupid motherfuckers how Donald Trump had ever harmed them in any way…..they would not be able to give me a straight answer.

    TBH I am really shocked by the revelry….but I live in enemy territory so I shouldn’t be surprised.
    It simply stuns me that anybody would be happy about electing a crooked old piece of shit to the highest office in the land.

    If you’ve gone over what was in Hunter Bidens’ laptop you can’t feel good about a Biden presidency.

    Joe Biden is a full on criminal.

    Barring a miracle we are looking at the El Chapo Presidency.

    • Replies: @Wally
  78. anon24 says:

    I don’t like Trump and never have from the git go. But I can’t forget how the media absolutely savaged him with fake news from day one of his presidency either. There is something fishy going on here and it stinks to high heaven.

  79. V. Hickel says:
    @Priss Factor

    i like styx but he cant bring himself to name the j. maybe one day if he sells enough books and doesnt need to rely on youtube to pay da bills

  80. Cyrano says:
    @Sirius

    Trump was (is) a patriot. Most Americans misunderstand what patriotism is. They think that US is a smaller piece of the bigger whole (hole?) which is capitalism. And they think if you are patriotic towards capitalism – this automatically translates into being patriotic towards the country itself too.

    I think that Trump was better at understanding than most Americans that the country is just as important as the system, and that something is wrong with a system which allows the country to be turned into sanctuary for exotic species from the 3rd world.

    The deplorables need sanctuaries too. Maybe what goes around comes around, and if the American deplorables behave, they would be allowed to move on to reserves – like the native Indians did a while ago. And who knows, maybe in a final act of generosity, the 3rd world invaders might one day allow them to even start operating casinos on the reserves where the American deplorables will find their final housing.

  81. @Priss Factor

    These color revolutions should be called Challah Revolutions. They’re Jewish-baked.

    The kosher sandwich always wins.

    Always.

  82. @gay troll

    Except for some reason, Lady Liberty is a[n obese] waitress and her torch is a glass of [metabolically-deleterious, HFCS-laden ] orange juice[(sic)].

    FIFY.

    Also, the waitress also has that transparently-fake death-rictus smile that is quintessentially American. She would not be out of place in an Evangelical congregation, or the crowd at a Republican primary.

    (Don’t get me wrong: I am not buying in to the (R)/(D) false-dichotomy… it’s just reality that the obese retarded women in (D) crowds tend to be black and/or schoolteachers).

  83. @Ben H

    and after that a major war to “bring us together

    Don’t worry, he will assemble a bipartisan team of neocons, warmongers, and zionists that represents all those who want to extend the American empire with the blood not just of the conquered but the conquerors.

    Heads for Iran, tails for Venezuela.

  84. @Charles Martel France

    I absolutely agree with you. Trump is not a baffoon.

    Trump is brusque and sometimes a bit boorish, but he is not dumb.

    His problem was that by always being himself he forgot that he was the president of the United States.

    I don’t think this is quite the issue. A lot of people see him through the lens of his mugging on the Apprentice, and I think he carried more of that persona into the White House than he needed to.

    I think if he had dialed down his reality show persona a bit you’d have heard far less kvetching about his personal characteristics.

    • Replies: @Charles Martel France
  85. Wally says:
    @Robert Dolan

    said;
    “The hatred for Trump was both puzzling and irrational.
    Here in CA the streets are filled with celebration, people cheering for Biden, car horns for hours…..
    but if I were to go up and ask one of those stupid motherfuckers how Donald Trump had ever harmed them in any way…..they would not be able to give me a straight answer.”

    Indeed, they are Rebels Without a Clue.

    Trump has been and is merely a scapegoat for their own failures.
    By falsely blaming those failures on Trump they avoid any personal responsibility.

    Not to mention that for many there is the expectation that they will not have to actually get job and support themselves with leftists in power.

    There is also silly virtue signaling. By falsely claiming Trump is “racist”, etc., they somehow bathe themselves in self righteousness.

    Of course, the joke will ultimately be on them. As is said: ‘Be careful what you wish for’.

    This IS a Marxist Revolution: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/10/vasko-kohlmayer/this-is-a-marxist-revolution/

    Cheers.

  86. shelton says:
    @Notsofast

    I agree 100%. Like you I had been following the neocons that switch back and forth.I started following them in 1980, I was sure Jim Carter won but rigged for Reagan where the neocons solidified their power under the civilian part of dept of defense. The neocons were like a kid in a candy store for 8 yrs. Then rigged for Bush Sr, who was a little less patient with the neocons and even jailed some bankers in the BCCI scandal. Then rigged for democrat Bill Clinton-the rig done by the same neocons. This was to get rid of the banking regulations and install NAFTA. Then the big fix for republicans-Bush Jr/Al Gore.This of course for the eagerly awaited 9/11.Then the same neocons put in democrat Obama. But they failed with Hillary, they didn’t rig it enough. Same thing with Brexit. They rigged big time for Biden, we will se how all the lawsuits play out.
    I had been a democrat my whole life, but after Bush/Gore fiasco where Gore just conceded when he obviously won; and the Kenneth Lay and Cheney meeting in the oval office deciding energy policy for the Americans (Minority leader Dick Gephart-democrat, was alerted by his aide this was going on and Gephart said “lets not go there, the country has been through so much, lets look to the future”) My wife and I marched to the courthouse and switched to independent. Then we saw the rigging by Diebold, switching the votes via Diebold and evoting from Howard Dean to strawman John Kerry who wound up in the Presidential election agains Bush Jr. If I recall Kerry won but conceded to Bush Jr.the following day.Then we had neocon selected Obama (evoting rigged from John Edwards) according to the exit polls. Again 4 yrs later Diebold et al riggged for Obama.
    We rigg all the elections for our various thugs and puppets overseas, and we won’t here? I don’t think so.

    • Agree: TRM
    • Thanks: Iris
  87. Richard B says:
    @frontier

    You miss the caste system, although it’s far from good, it can stand as a disease-riddled castle for centuries.

    Maybe a thousand years ago. But not today. No way. And not because I said so. Hardly.

    But because the world today is more complex and unpredictable than ever before. In fact, complex and unpredictable beyond human comprehension. And the elite aren’t even trying to comprehend it.

    On the other hand, one thing that would simplify matters for them would be to get rid of, eliminate, or, delete, a few billion people. Then, yes, maybe they’d be able to set up the sort disease-riddled caste system in a castle-type thing mentioned in your comment.

    I certainly wouldn’t put it past them.

  88. TRM says:

    Awesome job Pepe but I can sum it up much shorter:

    Whoever cheats the best wins. It’s the American way.

    • Replies: @TheTrumanShow
  89. TRM says:
    @MagicDurf

    How long did they keep Mandala’s body on life support after he died? Fighting over money in the family.

  90. @gsjackson

    Well when you do have certain sources – you don’t really want to reference them too often really…

  91. @Priss Factor

    How could you forget Hillary was the architect (along with the French leader) which brought about the destruction and now anarchy in Libya…?? And no – she equally hates Russia and China.

    • Replies: @Zarathustra
  92. @TRM

    “Awesome job Pepe but I can sum it up much shorter:”

    Awesome TRM, but I can sum it up much shorter, yet — and make inclusive to boot!

    “Best cheater wins.”

  93. @showmethereal

    French leader=Sarkozy (Hungarian Jew ((disapeared)) )

  94. frontier says:
    @Priss Factor

    I understand what you’re trying to say, but, as many others, you misunderstand “socialism” – it’s not what’s written on the label, it can’t be that – anywhere or anytime, that’s impossible BS for useful idiots. You assume Wall Street is somehow against communism… in the last few weeks major corporations started talking about abolishing Wall Street as it is and moving to something they call new “stakeholder capitalism”. Nothing new about it, it’s communism on steroids.

  95. frontier says:
    @Thomasina

    I’ve given up on GOP long time ago, not sure why people cling to it besides personal interest, gov workers and their families, business partners, etc…. which become more numerous by the day. That’s “limited government” GOP’s version…

    Conservatives’ divorce from GOP can’t come soon enough. Unfortunately GOP has thoroughly polluted the ideas of conservatism and there’s much rethinking that needs to be done lest we fall into a similar trap again.

  96. @The Wild Geese Howard

    What you describe as ” reality show persona ” is Trump being himself. If you insult him he insults you back ( twitter ) just like an ordinary person. He can not act or pretend to be another person other than himself. That explains why many people like him because what you see is what you get.

  97. @Charles Martel France

    One need not hate black people to vote against Biden, who said, “I am a zionist!”
    One need not hate Israelis either, nor yet Jews.
    Preferring apples to oranges in no way suggests that one hates oranges.
    This “hatred” business is stupid.

  98. Wielgus says:
    @Mustapha Mond

    Given the smallness of the list, it is probably telling that I was familiar with most of them. Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem are probably influenced by the Spanish/Catalan left and that underlies their stance – also they are Europeans and not quite so much in the Zionist death grip exercised on Americans.

  99. gay troll says:
    @Mustapha Mond

    I agree with you about Apollo apologists. I must also point out, in regards to the prognostic album art of Supertramp’s Breakfast in America, that the Statue of Liberty, rendered as a waitress, is wearing a nametag that says “Libby”. Now this name is a diminutive of the Hebrew name Elizabeth, which means God’s oath, promise, or satisfaction. Imagine it as a political cartoon. The Statue of Liberty, wearing a Jewish nametag, is holding a torch to the twin towers. The perspective is through the window of a passenger jet. And the numbers 9 and 11 sit perfectly on top of the twin towers.

    • Replies: @Iris
  100. Iris says:
    @gay troll

    [Too much entirely off-topic Moon Hoax crackpottery.]

    • Thanks: gay troll
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