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After careful evaluation, the Kremlin is rearranging the geopolitical chessboard to end the unipolar hegemony of the “indispensable nation”.

But it’s our fate / To have no place to rest, / As suffering mortals / Blindly fall and vanish / From one hour / To the next, / Like water falling / From cliff to cliff, downward / For years to uncertainty.

Holderlin, Hyperion’s Fate Song

Operation Z is the first salvo of a titanic struggle: three decades after the fall of the USSR, and 77 years after the end of WWII, after careful evaluation, the Kremlin is rearranging the geopolitical chessboard to end the unipolar hegemony of the “indispensable nation”. No wonder the Empire of Lies has gone completely berserk, obsessed in completely expelling Russia from the West-centric system.

The U.S. and its NATO puppies cannot possibly come to grips with their perplexity when faced with a staggering loss: no more entitlement allowing exclusive geopolitical use of force to perpetuate “our values”. No more Full Spectrum Dominance.

The micro-picture is also clear. The U.S. Deep State is milking to Kingdom Come its planned Ukraine gambit to cloak a strategic attack on Russia. The “secret” was to force Moscow into an intra-Slav war in Ukraine to break Nord Stream 2 – and thus German reliance on Russian natural resources. That ends – at least for the foreseeable future – the prospect of a Bismarckian Russo-German connection that would ultimately cause the U.S. to lose control of the Eurasian landmass from the English Channel to the Pacific to an emerging China-Russia-Germany pact.

The American strategic gambit, so far, has worked wonders. But the battle is far from over. Psycho neo-con/neoliberalcon silos inside the Deep State consider Russia such a serious threat to the “rules-based international order” that they are ready to risk if not incur a “limited” nuclear war out of their gambit. What’s at stake is nothing less than the loss of Ruling the World by the Anglo-Saxons.

Mastering the Five Seas

Russia, based on purchasing power parity (PPP), is the 6th economy in the world, right behind Germany and ahead of both the UK and France. Its “hard” economy is similar to the U.S. Steel production may be about the same, but intellectual capacity is vastly superior. Russia has roughly the same number of engineers as the U.S., but they are much better educated.

The Mossad attributes Israel’s economic miracle in creating an equivalent of Silicon Valley to a base of a million Russian immigrants. This Israeli Silicon Valley happens to be a key asset of the American MICIMATT (military-industrial-congressional-intelligence-media-academia-think tank complex), as indelibly named by Ray McGovern.

NATOstan media hysterically barking that Russia’s GDP is the size of Texas is nonsense. PPP is what really counts; that and Russia’s superior engineers is why their hypersonic weapons are at least two or three generations ahead of the U.S. Just ask the indispensable Andrei Martyanov.

The Empire of Lies has no defensive missiles worthy of the name, and no equivalents to Mr. Zircon and Mr. Sarmat. The NATOstan sphere simply cannot win a war, any war against Russia for this reason alone.

The deafening NATOstan “narrative” that Ukraine is defeating Russia does not even qualify as an innocuous joke (compare it with Russia’s “Reach Out and Touch Someone” strategy). The corrupt system of SBU fanatics intermingled with UkroNazi factions is kaput. The Pentagon knows it. The CIA cannot possibly admit it. What the Empire of Lies has sort of won, so far, is a media “victory” for the UkroNazis, not a military victory.

Gen Aleksandr Dvornikov, of Syria fame, has a clear mandate: to conquer the whole of Donbass, totally free up Crimea and prepare the advance towards Odessa and Transnistria while reducing a rump Ukraine to the status of failed state without any access to the sea.

The Sea of Azov – linked to the Caspian by the Don-Volga canal – is already a Russian lake. And the Black Sea is next, the key connection between the Heartland and the Mediterranean. The Five Seas system – Black, Azov, Caspian, Baltic, White – enshrines Russia as a de facto continental naval power. Who needs warm waters?

Moving “at the speed of war”

The pain dial, from now on, will go up non-stop. Reality – as in facts on the ground – will soon become apparent even to the NATOstan-wide LugenPresse.

The woke Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen Mark Milley, expects Operation Z to last years. That’s nonsense. The Russian Armed Forces may afford to be quite methodical and take all the time needed to properly demilitarize Ukraine. The collective West for its part is pressed for time – because the blowback from the real economy is already on and bound to become vicious.

Defense Minister Shoigu has made it quite clear: any NATO vehicles bringing weapons to Kiev will be destroyed as “legitimate military targets”.

A report by the scientific service of the Bundestag established that training of Ukrainian soldiers on German soil may amount, under international law, to participation in war. And that gets even trickier when coupled with NATO weapons deliveries: “Only if, in addition to the supply of weapons, the instruction of the conflict party or training in such weapons were also an issue would one leave the secure area of ​​non-warfare.”

Now at least it’s irretrievably clear how the Empire of Lies “moves at the speed of war” – as described in public by weapons peddler turned Pentagon head, Lloyd “Raytheon” Austin. In Pentagonese, that was explained by the proverbial “official” as “a combination of a call center, a watch floor, meeting rooms. They execute a battle rhythm to support decision-makers.”

ORDER IT NOW

The Pentagonese “battle rhythm” offered to a supposedly “credible, resilient and combat-capable Ukraine military” is fed by a EUCom system that essentially moves weapons orders from Pentagon warehouses in the U.S. to branches of the Empire of Bases in Europe and then to the NATO eastern front in Poland, where they are trucked across Ukraine just in time to be duly incinerated by Russian precision strikes: the wealth of options include supersonic P-800 Onyx missiles, two types of Iskander, and Mr. Khinzal launched from Mig-31Ks.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has stressed Moscow is perfectly aware the U.S., NATO and UK are transferring not only weapons but also loads of intel. In parallel, the collective West turns everything upside down 24/7 shaping a new environment totally geared against Russia, not caring for even a semblance of partnership in any area. The collective West does not even consider the possibility of dialogue with Russia.

Hence talking to Putin is “a waste of time” unless a “Russian defeat” in Ukraine (echoing strident Kiev P.R.) would make him “more realistic”. For all his faults, Le Petit Roi Macron/McKinsey has been an exception, on the phone with Putin earlier this week.

The neo-Orwellian Hitlerization of Putin reduces him, even among the so-called Euro-intelligentzia, to the status of dictator of a nation chloroformed into its 19th century nationalism. Forget about any semblance of historical/political/cultural analysis. Putin is a late Augustus, dressing up his Imperium as a Republic.

At best the Europeans preach and pray – chihuahuas yapping to His Master’s Voice – for a hybrid strategy of “containment and engagement” to be unleashed by the U.S., clumsily parroting the scribblings of denizens of that intellectual no-fly zone, Think Tankland.

Yet in fact the Europeans would rather “isolate” Russia – as in 12% of the world’s population “isolating” 88% (of course: their Westoxified “vision” completely ignores the Global South). “Help” to Russia will only come when sanctions are effective (as in never: blowback will be the norm) or – the ultimate wet dream – there’s regime change in Moscow.

The Fall

UkroNazi P.R. agent Ursula von der Lugen presented the sixth sanction package of the Europoodle (Dis)Union.

Top of the bill is to exclude three more Russian banks from SWIFT, including Sberbank. Seven banks are already excluded. This will enforce Russia’s “total isolation”. It’s idle to comment on something that only fools the LugenPresse.

Then there’s the “progressive” embargo on oil imports. No more crude imported to the EU in six months and no more refined products before the end of 2022. As it stands, the IEA shows that 45% of Russia’s oil exports go to the EU (with 22% to China and 10% to the U.S.). His Master’s Voice continues and will continue to import Russian oil.

And of course 58 “personal” sanctions also show up, targeting very dangerous characters such as Patriarch Kirill of the Orthodox Church, and the wife, son and daughter of Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov.

This stunning display of stupidity will have to be approved by all EU members. Internal revolt is guaranteed, especially from Hungary, even as so many remain willing to commit energy suicide and mess up with the lives of their citizens big time to defend a neo-Nazi regime.

Alastair Crooke called my attention to a startling, original interpretation of what’s goin’ on, offered in Russian by a Serbian analyst, Prof. Slobodan Vladusic. His main thesis, in a nutshell: “Megalopolis hates Russia because it is not Megalopolis – it has not entered the sphere of anti-humanism and that is why it remains a civilization alternative. Hence Russophobia.”

Vladusic contends that the intra-Slav war in Ukraine is “a great catastrophe for Orthodox civilization” – mirroring my recent first attempt to open a serious debate on a Clash of Christianities.

Yet the major schism is not on religion but culture: “The key difference between the former West and today’s Megalopolis is that Megalopolis programmatically renounces the humanistic heritage of the West.”

So now “it is possible to erase not only the musical canon, but also the entire European humanistic heritage: the entire literature, fine arts, philosophy” because of a “trivialization of knowledge”. What’s left is an empty space, actually a cultural black hole, “filled by promoting terms such as ‘posthumanism’ and ‘transhumanism’.”

And here Vladusic gets to the heart of the matter: Russia fiercely opposes the Great Reset concocted by the “hackable”, self-described “elites” of Megalopolis.

Sergey Glazyev, now coordinating the draft of a new financial/monetary system by the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) in partnership with the Chinese, adapts Vladusic to the facts on the ground (here in Russian, here in an imperfect English translation).

Glazyev is way more blunt than in his meticulous economic analyses. While noting the Deep State’s aims of destroying the Russian world, Iran and block China, he stresses the U.S. “will not be able to win the global hybrid war”. A key reason is that the collective West has “put all independent countries in front of the need to find new global currency instruments, risk insurance mechanisms, restore the norms of international law and create their own economic security systems.”

So yes, this is Totalen Krieg, Total War – as Glazyev spells it out with no attenuation, and how Russia denounced it this week at the UN: “Russia needs to stand up to the United States and NATO in its confrontation, bringing it to its logical conclusion, so as not to be torn between them and China, which is irrevocably becoming the leader of the world economy.”

History may eventually register, 77 years after the end of WWII, that neocon/neoliberalcon psychos in Washington silos instigating an inter-Slavic war by ordering Kiev to launch a blitzkrieg against Donbass was the spark that led to the Fall of the U.S. Empire.

(Republished from Strategic Culture Foundation by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Notsofast says:

    little boots macron is on the phone to putin because he knows how many french foreign legion soldiers are trapped in azovstal and he is trying desperately to work a deal with putin for their release and to hush the whole thing up as much as possible. he was trying to work a peace deal when bojo the clown flew in to convince the dancing queen to fight to the last ukie. macron was so mad he stamped his little boots in rage at the fat brittish buffoon for having upstaged him.

    • Thanks: annamaria
    • LOL: CelestiaQuesta
  2. The Democratic Party is not the Anglo Saxon Party….

    The Democratic Party is the BLACK LIVES MATTER PARTY

    The Democratic Party is the ADL-Leo Frank Party

    The Democratic Party is the Homosexual Pederast Party

    The Democratic Party is the Hindu Power Party…

    The Democratic Party is Pakistani Muslim Power Party

    The Democratic Party is the La Raza Power Party

    The Democratic Party is the Chinese Race Power Party

    The Democratic Party is the Dancing Israeli Art Students on 9/11 Power Party

  3. The War in Ukraine

    Homosexual Pederast Tranny Freak American Empire

    Versus

    Slavic Russia

    Satan is on the side of the American Empire

    Jesus is on the side of Slavic Russia

    • Agree: Emslander, JR Foley
  4. peterAUS says:

    Red flags; feeling generous, will go for three:

    …Russia has roughly the same number of engineers as the U.S., but they are much better educated….

    …Just ask the indispensable Andrei Martyanov….

    ….The corrupt system of SBU fanatics intermingled with UkroNazi factions is kaput…

    Stopped reading.

    All articles about the war in Ukraine in this online pub are written by similar …ahm…mindsets. Understandable.

    As long as moderation is OK the commenting section does offer some reality. Say…10 %, tops. Good enough for The Clown World.

    Let’s see will The Great Chessmaster announce (any) mobilization on the ceremony.

    Anything else in this shitshow became, actually, just boring. Unless one is interested in another village being taken by Russians after a week of fighting and similar stuff. To each his/her own I guess.

  5. “Megalopolis hates Russia because it is not Megalopolis – it remains a civilization alternative. Hence Russophobia.”

    Right.

    For the same reason Muammar Gaddafi was murdered. For the same reason Hugo Chávez was poisoned. For the same reason China is now in the crosshairs, but prior to China Russia has to be neutralized.

    There is not any media victory, because there is not any real competition. They had to ban all the Russian media outlets because, as Osho once said, a sparkle of truth can burn down a forest of lies.

    We shall see.

    One more thing: it is not “Khinzal,” it is “Kinzhal” – a dagger.

  6. The Democratic Party murders Slavic Russian Children in Donbass in the name of Martin Luther King and George Floyd…..and Leo Frank……

    • Replies: @annamaria
  7. republic says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    They had to ban all the Russian media outlets because, as Osho once said, a sparkle of truth can burn down a forest of lies.
    Very true

    • Agree: Kali
  8. nsa says:

    Pepe: “..the loss of ruling the world by anglo-saxons…”
    The loss of ruling the world by (((anglo-saxons))). Fixed it for you, Pepe.

    • Agree: Irish Savant, Joe Paluka
  9. Sisifo says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    Correct, but so is most of the Republican party as well.

    • Agree: Realist
  10. anonymous[367] • Disclaimer says:

    Joseph Goebbels:
    Do you want total war?
    Wollt ihr den totalen Krieg?
    18 February 1943 Berlin Sportpalast

  11. Kali says:
    @peterAUS

    Much as I look for any glimmer of hope that the Russian Federation (or any other ‘hero’) may destroy the Z-US hegemon and its acolytes, my feelings on the matter are similar to yours, PeterAUS.

    The war in Ukraine is already a very boring side-show from my perspective (concern for the ordinary people of Ukraine notwithstanding), and whilst Pepe may by right, and Russia may slow, or even stop the Zio-cabal from consolidating global power, it will remain as the political power for those of us unfortunate enough to live within its (all be it, limited) sphere.. – The likelihood of the war becoming a nuclear world war 3 seems vanishingly small to me, regardless of the incesant hystrionics from the likes of PCR, et al. – Putin is not interested in being one history remembers as a destroyer. – So that’s a side-show we needn’t be concerned about.

    In the meantime, far too few people are doing much to secure their independance from the state and the ‘economy-stupid’ to have any significant impact, even as suply lines are disrupted, farming is.. discouraged(?), the cost of living sky-rockets and Bill Gates and his co-conspiritors at the WHO and the WEF lay the groundwork for the next plandemic(s) and the totalitarian ‘biosecurity state’.

    But even as I write these words I listen to the birds singing outside as the day begins, plan my next 3 gardens and look to another days planting and composting (life=death=life…).

    Life goes on. And as painfully slow as it may be for those of us paying attention to watch, a goodly number of the sleeping masses are beginning to stir, as others rouse themselves.

    Maybe enough will wake up and my dream of a free, sentient, mature Mankind will manifest. But that is out of my hands.

    Things will unfold as they will.

    I hope this day finds you well.

    All the best,
    Kali.

  12. Realist says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    The Republican party, a branch of the Deep State, is the Bendover and Take The Buggering party…plus everything the Democrat party, a branch of the Deep State, is.

  13. Realist says:
    @peterAUS

    So you are promoting the propaganda of the hegemonic, war-mongering psycho side with the brain-dead titular leader? It should be obvious even to those of modest cognitive ability that Western Civilization is in the crapper of self-destruction…and the flush is on.

    • Agree: Notsofast, Odyssey, lavoisier
  14. Realist says:
    @Kali

    Much as I look for any glimmer of hope that the Russian Federation (or any other ‘hero’) may destroy the Z-US hegemon and its acolytes, my feelings on the matter are similar to yours, PeterAUS.

    The U.S. hegemon will destroy itself…and is well on its way.

    PeterAUS is not your friend…nor is he a friend of the U. S. citizenry.

    • Agree: annamaria
    • Replies: @Kali
  15. Marcali says:

    As to being a neighbour of Russia, let’s read the beginning of William G. Bray: Russian frontiers: from Muscovy to Khrushchev, Bobbs-Merrill, 1963, pp 11, 13:
    ’” For five centuries, Russians have been seeking a final frontier which they never find.” This statement by A. L. Kennedy in a lead article in the January, 1947, issue of The Quarterly Review sums up our problem with Russia. … A brief study of five centuries of Russian history makes it clear that Russia’s aggression today follow the same pattern that has guided her every maneuver since approximately 1462 AD. …This territorial hunger can be compared to the farmer who, when queried as to why he was acquiring so much land, said: „I don’t want much land, I just want that which joins my farm.”

  16. Emslander says:
    @Kali

    Life goes on. And as painfully slow as it may be for those of us paying attention to watch, a goodly number of the sleeping masses are beginning to stir, as others rouse themselves.

    What might wake them up is the jarring lurches of media attention spans from the China Flu to January 6 to Ukraine to China Flu Omicron Variant to the SCOTUS raping Roe v. Wade to whatever is next. There’s no money in the till and no ideas in the brains of the sweet little daughters of progress who run the USA.

    I don’t count on Putin to save us, though he certainly gave it a valiant try. He’s going to slice off a bit of Ukraine and then hold on for dear life, as I see it. We’re then back on our own against Antifa, BLM and unemployed liberated feminist PhD’s.

    • Agree: Bro43rd, Kali
    • Replies: @Anonymous
  17. @Notsofast

    Yeah they lied claiming there was over 1k civilians in the Azovstal plant… Now they are all gone and it was less than 300. But yeah Zelensky is asking for 3rd party countries to take in the fighters there. That seems very very suspect. Why would you not want them to surrender as POW’s…??? Very fishy.

  18. @peterAUS

    Here is a former US Marine – who was stationed in Japan and worked with particular weapons. His analysis is that this is an artillery war and Russia is simply grinding down Ukraine. In modern wars – those who have the longest range and most precise weapons wins… He also breaks down an interview given by the infamous Canadian sniper “Wali” of further proof that western media psyops are ridiculous and Ukraine is being ground down:

    • Disagree: peterAUS
    • Thanks: RobinG, Humbert Humbert, Spanky
  19. Very insightful article. I can see why the powers that be want to ban you.

  20. Notsofast says:
    @Kali

    dearest ma kali, i thank you for your hopeful and insightful posts that are a source of inspiration to many who read this site. it is difficult to remain hopeful in these dark and trying times but we must remember that the reality that we experience is one of maya, illusion and ultimately a product of our minds and imho this is why it is critical that we remain positive in our mindset and focused on our goals. with this said, we must not allow the plethora of trolls infesting this and other sites to depress us, dissuade us, or set us off our course. i fully believe there is a change in human consciousness that is occurring, that is evidenced by the geopolitical upheaval that’s now taking place. the current powers that be are in overdrive trying to prevent this from happening but they are doomed to fail like king canute (or cnut, be careful how you spell that) trying to prevent the tides from rising. just keep doing what you’re doing, in the words of voltaire “we must cultivate our garden”.

    • Thanks: Bro43rd, emerging majority
    • Replies: @Kali
  21. IronForge says:

    Author made a few mistakes:

    1) There “are” no “Continental Naval Powers”. You’re either/neither a Continental Power and/or Naval Power. A Country must have a Ocean-Traversing “Blue Water Navy” to be considered a Naval Power.

    CHN recently became a Naval Power.

    RUS is a Continental – AND – a Naval Power.

    2) Warm Water Ports are needed for COMMERCE beyond the Rail and Oceanic Fisheries. How are Crude, Diesel, LNG, Wheat, Mineral Ore, and Finished Goods Exported/Imported btwn RUS and SE_Asia/IND/MENA/Sub-Sahara/VEN/CUB?

    3) Not a Clash of Christianities. The Hegemony are Run by a Plutarchy who own their Vassal KleptoCorporations(e.g., MIC, PetroUSD) and Societal Ochlarchies(DNC/GOP/WEF).

    The Plutarchy and Vassal Echelons are well represented by Zionists and FreeMasons. VAT+Catholics are along for the Ride.

    Key Players of the European/Black Sea Theater include:
    1) Soros-Schwartz Khazari-Ashkenazi Jewish-Tribals Financer of ColorRevolution-Riots
    2) Soros Family Friend Blinken Khazari-Ashkenazi American SecState
    3) Kolomoiskyy – Khazari-Ashkenazi Ukrainian Oligarch and Owner of Biden, Khazari-Ashkenazi Zelenskyy, and Bandera-Nazi Militia.
    4) Nudelman-Khagan Khazari-Ashkenazi Ukrainian American Plotter of this Kiev Coup and War.

    The Khazari-Ashkenazi Jewish-Tribal Converts have resided in this Region before being Hammered by Russia Centuries Ago; and in their Quest to Control GBRittania, America, FRAnce, and Subjugate DEU, Staged/Funded Wars against RUS (Russo-JPN/WWI/Bolshevik/ColdWar/AFG, etc.)

    The Plutarchy were able to destroy/subjugate RUS, IND, and CHN during the 19th-20thCE.

    Not anymore.

    All three began their Current and Rapid Economic/Military/Technological/Trade Progressions since the 21stCE. RUS and CHN cannot be subjugated by Military Might, 5thColumn Antics, or Economic Sanctions anymore. Both have Alternate Currency/TradeSettlement Schemes to the PetroUSD+SWIFT; and BOTH are planning to Integrate their Systems along with a Mult-Currency/Commodities Scheme.

    Beyond the Control of the Plutarchy.

    • Agree: inspector general
    • Replies: @Kurt Knispel
    , @Mefobills
  22. Anonymous[853] • Disclaimer says:

    I don’t know if I want him to figure that out or not. He’s already quite uncensored with language and he’s likely to promote some serious animosity.

  23. The key difference between the former West and today’s Megalopolis is that Megalopolis programmatically renounces the humanistic heritage of the West

    The key difference is that today’s Megalopolis is run by White-hating jews who despise Russia. To call it an Anglo-Saxon empire is laughable when both the US and UK are the most jewed countries in history. They hate Russia because jews have a centuries-long blood fued with Russia, the same hatred that motivated jewish bolsheviks to slaughter Russians and Ukrainians alike, jewish capitalists in the 90s to plunder Russians and Ukrainians alike, and that same jew elite is sending Russians and Ukrainians to slaughter each other.

    And put this “clash of christianities” nonsense to bed, too. The modern jewish West has a burning hatred of Christianity, and knowing many goy slaves in the West feel the same way they use that prejudice to cast Russia as an adversary, when really its that same blood hatred. This isn’t the work of Anglo Saxons, and 3rd worlders like Pepe need to learn the difference before they become the next hope for this parasite.

  24. Gen Aleksandr Dvornikov, of Syria fame, has a clear mandate: to conquer the whole of Donbass, totally free up Crimea and prepare the advance towards Odessa and Transnistria while reducing a rump Ukraine to the status of failed state without any access to the sea.

    Ukrainian soldiers outnumber the invading Russians two to one, albeit half are reservists. Putin’s special operation was to show he was very serious and assumed an attack would force a negotiated settlement with Donbass becoming independent. But NATO has forced the rejection of peace deals and demands that Ukraine fight/die on to weaken Russia.

    Putin has a new plan to take all of Eastern and Southern Ukraine. All the important industrial cities are in this area along with half the oil and gas fields. The population is mostly Ukrainian, but is becoming mostly Russian as millions flee to Western Europe. Putin has sent a few more units into the fight and is mulling mobilizing up to three million reservists whose units could overrun Ukraine in a month. Russia has four times the population of Ukraine, and five million “Ukrainians” are pro-Russian while millions more fled to the West.

    None of this basic math appears in the Western media, because its difficult to believe Ukraine will prevail. What will Biden do if the Ukrainian army breaks and flees? Behold, the likely outcome of this war by 2023.

  25. Wokechoke says:
    @Pop Warner

    There’s plenty of Anglo names on social media saying how Ukraine is a liability. The western Slavs led by or married to Jews are the most keen on the bloodletting. Go figure. I guess you can blame Putin for escalating but here we are. BASF is laying off 100,000 skilled workers as a result of disruptions.

  26. bert33 says:

    Maybe after this, D.C. will get out of the habit of trying to govern the entire planet

    • Replies: @annamaria
  27. Good, informative report!

    Add ons:

    1. Bergoglio is already begging to come to Moscow “to negotiate with Putin” directly. What would he have to offer now? (Are the Anti-Christ in Rome and his poisonous church in the Ukraina facing extinction?).

    2. The Jews have started their howl and have openly taken side against Russia… (Will Russia get rid of Rome and Judah in the Ukraina?)

    3. Based around the ugly politics against Russian energy as the best possible one for central Europe, coupled with other climate hoax measures, Germany had 2021 a primary production inflation of 24,3 %. This translates in the current year 2022 into an inflation between 50 to 100 %. Insolvencies and decline in everything is gathering speed like not seen since the end of the hot phase of the Second Jewish World War. The resistance against the hostilities against Russia is growing…

    4. The Russian Forces will soon have cleaned up the more or less pure Russian regions. In the more or less Ukrainian dominated regions the UA Forces will not be able to act like they do in the Donbass (against their very own homes). Or is the UAF going to shell Odessa, Dnipro, Kiew…? As soon as the Donbass is settled, Ukraine might just get overrun after all, or are they going to hide behind their mothers’ homes the way they did in the Donbass?

    5. Will Russia allow the Poolish to continue their foolish game in the Ukraine and take western parts of it? After all Russia has declared time and again that all borders of 1945 are untouchables.

  28. Karl1906 says:

    “After careful evaluation, the Kremlin is rearranging the geopolitical chessboard to end the unipolar hegemony of the “indispensable nation”.”

    Better:
    “After being provoked for 20+ years – with every treaty and every promise broken by NATO – the Kremlin has finally committed Russia to a military intervention (not: a war) to ensure the safety of its Western border against NATO aggression (including Bioweapon research labs and the intent to use these weapons) and to eliminate the threat of ethnic purges against Russian population in the Eastern Ukraine.”

    Everything else are only the direct consequences of a forced proxy war, idiotic propaganda and blatant lies by Western politicians and NATO. And warmongering galore including weapon donations, troop training, financial aid etc.

    The only ones wanting to “change” anything are the Western oligarchs that run the US and NATO. And Russia will hopefully stand its ground and throw a spanner into their works to rule (and ruin) the world for another couple of years. It will not be Russia’s (or Putin’s) doing, only the Western hegemony itself is to blame for its fall and failure.

    Oh, and Saudi Arabia is most likely next on the list. As US (media) are already “releasing” 911-information and threats – and China is way too big and important.

    • Replies: @profnasty
  29. Allowing the world to come this close to nuclear war already makes Biden the worst US president since Bush. At least. History may well show his to be the single most depraved presidency of all time.

    Preventing nuclear war is a US president’s single most important job. It’s so important you shouldn’t even really have to talk about it, because it’s so self-evidently the number one priority. And this administration is just rolling the dice on nuclear conflict with increasing frequency every day.

    https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2022/05/08/ukraine-alone-makes-biden-the-worst-us-president-in-a-long-time/

    Caitlin Johnstone pretty much nails it. I don’t know who is really in charge in DC, but I doubt it’s Biden. He has installed warmongering Zionists to run all aspects of US foreign policy. His only real job is to avoid getting into ‘think on his feet’ tasks like real press conferences.

    There is lots of talk about Poland making a land grab in Western Ukraine. Of Romania preparing to snatch Moldova.

    Then there is the area in the Eastern Mediterranean. Russia is pulling a lot of people from Syria because they are needed in the Ukraine battle. Unfortunately for one of the main instigators of the Ukraine mess, the replacements for the Russians are Iranian and Hezbollah troops.

    Russia said to pull troops from Syria to bolster forces in Ukraine
    In worrying development for Israel, now-abandoned bases reportedly transferred to IRGC and Hezbollah; Moscow has been main force in Syria preventing Iranian expansion
    https://www.timesofisrael.com/russia-said-to-pull-troops-from-syria-to-bolster-forces-in-ukraine/

    The Syrian president has made a very recent trip to Iran – presumably to discuss details. Another interesting event:

    Senior Hamas leaders went to Moscow to speak with Russian officials
    https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/article-705840?msclkid=911d3087cf5711ec99d0dbbef78e11f6

    The Apartheid state has been assisting the local Nazis – AKA thieving murdering “settlers” – just has it has been doing with the Ukrainian Nazis. The Muslim Church in Jerusalem has been violated in worse ways than ever before, and the general levels of thuggery have been cranked up everywhere against the Palestinian victims.

    Openly welcoming Hamas is very likely some kind of message to the Shithole state. I can imagine Iran, Hezbollah, and Hamas getting some samples of the nice new gadgets being sent to Ukraine and captured there. Maybe with blueprints tucked into the package. Hamas with more than big homemade bottle rockets would make the next “mowing of the grass” Gaza murders a lot more interesting. The pissant-state goons with their sniper rifles might find life more thrilling if they were facing some of the amazingly wonderful Javelins. (At \$240,000 each, the Palestinians couldn’t afford to buy a lot of these things.)

    On top of everything else, the neocon Zionists are also poking China with sharp sticks. Other than the thrill of tiptoeing to the edge of a nuclear war, I can’t imagine their motives for such stupidity.

    • Agree: Badger Down
    • Thanks: Kali
    • Replies: @JWalters
  30. @Carlton Meyer

    The border between Russia and Ukraine on your map is too long. The border will either go North-South on the WEST side of Kiev, Cherkasy, and Kirovohrad, or better on the WEST side of Zhytomyr and Vinnytsya. Ukraine can have Lviv as its capital, if Poland lets it. I expect “Nuland” has something vulgar to say about Kiev.

  31. Ras9438 says:

    The Dom Perignon is on ice, the Cuban cigars ready, bring on the collapse of the Empire of Chaos and lies.

  32. Franz says:

    What’s at stake is nothing less than the loss of Ruling the World by the Anglo-Saxons.

    We got the ghost of Charles de Gaulle here.

    The Anglo-Saxons are not running their own shoelaces. Our problem is that the NATO/5 Eyes nations are being run by a parasite regime that’s not paying attention.

    Last week stocks of long profitable duration slid. The news this week is the bottom is dropping out of the automotive market. Them “new enriching” citizens are not punching their weight in consumer spending because… they are tapped out.

    Any speculation on Things To Come that does not reflect on the unalterable fact that “the West” is now in a visible, accelerating decline is useless. It cannot be otherwise. For over three generations they have been catering to and handling powerful national power to groups of people that contributed the least to that power even existing. And much of the displaced majority has given up caring about the future of the west.

    Parasites are bugging Russia. In due course Russia will shake them off. Or just hold on till the parasites finally die having killed the source of their power.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  33. @Pop Warner

    White-hating jews

    This isn’t the work of Anglo Saxons,

    When a rabid dog is running around town biting people. The townsfolk won’t bother to try to heal the dog of its rabies. They will just shoot it, and solve the problem right there with a bullet.

    If Anglos have ALLOWED the Jewish parasite to infest their countries and continually ravage the world, the world village is not going to bother distinguishing one from the other. Fortunately Russia is giving the world a bullet in the form of its hypersonics.

    3rd worlders like Pepe

    Spoken like a true swaggering Murkan.
    This is why we in the rest of the world will cheer when the Russians and Chinese put you in your place.

    • Replies: @Pop Warner
  34. @Marcali

    For five centuries, Russians have been seeking a final frontier which they never find.

    Are you sure you’re not referring to expansionist, Zionist piggs?

  35. GMC says:

    It’s now very obvious, that after Lavrov’s comment about Hitlers Jewish blood that we are seeing Both a remake of the 1918 Bolshevik Jew War in Ukraine and a 1940-41 Western Nazi build up and attack on Russia – Again. The Jew press immediately declared victory with an “Assumed Apology” from President Putin, which is very doubtful, since Putin is a Historian on the side, and has all internal records to prove Lavrov’s comment. Touche’

    Zelinsky’s Chka, the POlice state Nazis, will take out the pro Russian civilians, politicians, journalists, and military in order to keep the Bolshevik Jewz in Tel Aviv, BruSSles, London and Washington happy.
    While the Pentagon and puppets will support, fund, arm, provide backup weapons etc. and special ops for the Ukie Nazis, mercenaries, that are playing Nazi Germany 1940-41.

    And Russia , once again, will do it alone, and against the same Tribe that was behind it – the last two times, at least.

    • Replies: @Emslander
  36. @Carlton Meyer

    Far too much territory for the Ukreich and its orcs. Let them have Lvov, if the Poles agree, otherwise it’s back to Canderastan.

  37. karel says:
    @Marcali

    ’” For five centuries, Russians have been seeking a final frontier which they never find.” This statement by A. L. Kennedy in a lead article in the January, 1947, issue of The Quarterly Review sums up our problem with Russia. …

    Sadly, in his statement the old “Nazistrolch”, as the Germans used to say, forgot to add that German tribes started intensively ”seeking” their Eastern frontiers with Bohemia in about 9th century AD and only finished in Munchen with the help of UK and France in 1938. Had you received a proper education, you may have learned that the German word for a frontier, “die Grenze” comes from the Czech word “hranice” that is derived from the expression “at the edge”.

    The colonists in North America started their pernicious search in 17th century and have not yet stopped. You can calculate the No. of centuries in each case as your homework.

  38. @IronForge

    Regarding “Khazari-Ashkenazi Jewish-Tribal Converts”
    “The Chasar Theory” is another Jewish project to spin, twist and twitter goy insane.
    The “Khazar” myth is very widespread. Nevertheless it is a myth. The story was launched shortly after the First Jewish World War and the bloody Bolshevik (i.e. Jewish) Revolution including the Jewish Holodomor in the Ukraina. Because of the bloody Jewish deeds in “Old Europe” New York Jews did not want to be associated with their European cousins and traditions (in destroying tribesmen in Europe and then Eastern Europe in particular).
    Hence they referred to their Eastern European cousins as ‘Khazars’ and ‘fake’ Jews in order to maintain the claim that they were the ‘real Jews’, and of course ‘real’ Jews would never cause such trouble as the ‘fake’ ‘Khazars’ did (and do).
    Jews change names (incl. “companies” and what not) like snakes skin.

    • Replies: @Joe Paluka
    , @IronForge
    , @Anon
  39. Blissex says:

    This day is the anniversary of the start of the war of aggression initiated by the ukrainian government against the people of the Donbas, the anniversary of the Mariupol massacre:

    https://realwarinukraine.wordpress.com/2014/05/10/bloody-massacre-in-mariupol-on-may-9-many-photos-and-videos-analyze-the-bloody-day/

    https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/05/10/ukra-m10.html
    «This is the second time in a week that the Obama administration has defended the role of the Kiev government in the murder of anti-government demonstrators, having done so following the Odessa killings (see: “US defends role of Kiev regime and fascists in Odessa massacre”).
    Desperate to reach an accommodation with Washington, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday urged pro-Russian eastern Ukrainians to abandon planned separatist or autonomy referenda set for Sunday. But these efforts have been rebuffed by Washington. Putin is unable to control the resistance that has spread across eastern Ukraine, with separatist spokesmen denouncing him as a “coward” and “traitor” for issuing his call.
    »

    There is a case that the war started earlier, for example with the Odessa massacre, but that was done at least apparently just by fascist terrorists; the Mariupol massacre was the first time that the armed forces of the ukrainian government and their associated “national guard” fascists auxiliaries openly attacked the people of the Donbas.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_Donbas
    «3,393 civilians killed (349 in 2016–2021)
    13,100–13,300 killed; 29,500–33,500 wounded overall
    414,798 Ukrainians internally displaced; 925,500 fled abroad
    »

    • Thanks: YetAnotherAnon
    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
  40. Horus says:

    What is this rambling nonsense? Why can’t the author speak in plain English? It seems he has some kind of message he wants to get across but had too much fun making up new words.

    • Agree: Rogue
    • Replies: @Badger Down
    , @Rogue
  41. Anon[118] • Disclaimer says:

    My greatest wish is for Russia to invade and colonise the krauts for good. They need reminding that Russia ( USSR) defeated them in ww2 .i would like to se the Russian flag hpisted on the bundestag building

  42. Anonymous[661] • Disclaimer says:
    @Emslander

    Kali: “Life goes on. And as painfully slow as it may be for those of us paying attention to watch, a goodly number of the sleeping masses are beginning to stir, as others rouse themselves.”

    Yes, I can hear them now, their dear voices calling faintly from the distance, but clearly growing louder and louder, and what they are calling out from the very core of their hearts is:

    How does this affect Britney Spears?

  43. Kali says:
    @Realist

    The U.S. hegemon will destroy itself…and is well on its way.

    True enough, Realist. Which in turn places the responsibility for what follows squarely on our sholders.

    PeterAUS is not your friend…

    Maybe not. Maybe he’s just another armchair general writing pointlessly for a limited audience. But I don’t believe he’s my enemy either.

    nor is he a friend of the U. S. citizenry.

    Neither am I. I have no respect for any “citizenry” of any country, but I have great love and compassion for the people… the freer the better! 😉

    With love,
    Kali.

    • Replies: @Realist
  44. “what’s at stake is nothing less than the loss of Ruling the World by the Anglo-Saxons”

    Anglo-Saxons haven’t held power in the US for 50-odd years. The US is officially “ruled” by an Irish “Catholic”, the UK by a rootless cosmopolitan who worships himself. How many Anglo Saxons on the US Supreme Court?

    • Replies: @Irish Savant
  45. Kali says:
    @Notsofast

    Sometimes the “thanks” tag is just not enough to convey the love and appreciation felt on reading such encouraging words Notsofast.

    Thank you! Our journey toward the singularity, to God, to the Divine Truth – “Ek Omkar Satnam” – continues its inevetable course.

    Love with a capital ‘L’,
    Kali.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  46. @Blissex

    Blimey! Is this the same Blissex I’ve had a few ding-dongs with over the years at Chris Dillow’s?

    Welcome to the Dark Side!

  47. “The Mossad attributes Israel’s economic miracle in creating an equivalent of Silicon Valley to a base of a million Russian immigrants.”

    Now, Pepe, you can’t have it both ways! Those one million are either Jews or Russians but not both.

    Because if they’re Jews then they would be against Russia but if they’re Russians, then what would they be doing in Israel helping US.

    But your larger point of Russia having a lot of engineers is well taken.

  48. @Marcali

    This was written when the Cold War was just kicking off and Soviet Russia was occupying nearly all of (dearly-bought with Russian blood) Eastern Europe.

    Looking at the history of the previous 10 years (1937-47) one could easily see why

    a) Russia wanted to control the lands whence invasion came
    b) Westerners didn’t like it

    • Replies: @Marcali
  49. Emslander says:
    @GMC

    The claim about Hitler’s Jewish blood has been disproven over and over by anyone who looks into it, not that I care one whit either way. I could have “Jewish blood” in me, too, as could any of you. Jews have been around for a long time and intercourse is what all humans did best until Democrats tried to take it over.

    • Replies: @GMC
  50. “History may eventually register, 77 years after the end of WWII, that neocon/neoliberalcon psychos in Washington silos instigating an inter-Slavic war by ordering Kiev to launch a blitzkrieg against Donbass was the spark that led to the Fall of the U.S. Empire.”

    And if your assessment comes true then here is one from me: The end of the Jewish domination of the West but of US in particular is nigh.

    As in the old Negro spiritual, free at last, free at last, thank G-d Almighty, we all-is free at last.

    Hallelujah!

  51. @showmethereal

    If Russia was “grinding down” The Ukraine Army, then Russia would be advancing, and swiftly. Meanwhile, back in the real world, Russia’s offensive in the East has stalled after almost zero gains, and Russia is retreating east of Kharkiv in the face of an Ukrainian offensive.

  52. Che Guava says:
    @Notsofast

    That ‘foreign legion’ comment is a gem. I was idly thinking of it a week or two ago. However, like all of the mercs in the Ukraine, except the Reddit Divisions, they would have had to submit fictional resignations before going.

    Pepe, as usual, avoids any mention of the real puppet-masters.

    I would much like to see Doc. Giraldi’s take on the role of U.S. ‘intelligence’ in the sinking of the cruiser Moskva and assassinations of senior officers.

  53. Once again the author has taken readers on an excursion into the realm of his wishful fantasies. Near the beginning, then again at the end of his essay, he presented the same delusional proposition, namely that the US deep state is primarily at fault and therefore responsible for Putin’s ongoing war of aggression against Ukraine:

    …to force Moscow into an intra-Slav war in Ukraine…

    …instigating an inter-Slavic war by ordering Kiev to launch a blitzkrieg…

    As was to be expected, no coherent rationale was provided, as to how Putin had been irresistibly provoked, much less, if so, why Putin would actually have followed through, as an accomplice, in destroying the future scenario the US supposedly supposedly wanted to prevent, namely closer ties between Germany and Russia. If one were to accept the illusory premises, it also begs the question, why would the US indulge in the kinds of provocations that, according to the author, would be as surely detrimental to its interest, in the long term, as he presents it with such glee?

    Though the entire narrative is counter-factual and logically contradictory, it effectively distracts from the fact that Putin’s attempted territorial conquest has been a long-planned war of choice due to entirely different motivations. Therefore, upholding the false blame as self-evident can only be “explained” and perpetuated by resorting to the most infantile clichés (at-our-doorstep; poking-the-bear; challenged-his-redline; existential-security-threat) to elicit purely emotional responses among the credulous, who reflexively accept and repeat these phrases themselves, as a substitute for reason.

    The Russian Armed Forces may afford to be quite methodical and take all the time needed to properly demilitarize Ukraine.

    According to the author, the entire operation seems to be proceeding splendidly. At least he has not regurgitated the still popular canard about soldiers being careful to avoid civilian deaths since the video images have shown the contrary. Despite having colossally miscalculated (the initially presumed outcome was total surrender of all forces upon capturing Kiev within three days, with soldiers greeted as liberators), Putin persists in raising the stakes and sacrificing yet more lives of soldiers, and further degrading his own reputation, for the sake of prolonging an already failed megalomanic dream.

    If one wanted to follow Putin’s ambitions of returning Russia back to the relative world role it played in the 19th century – when the Monroe Doctrine of 1823 and the tacit entitlement of great powers to “spheres of influence” and subjugation were the operating principles of international conduct – to the logical conclusion implied by the author’s story, then it should not be too long before Putin will begin to demand the return of Alaska (purchased by the US in 1867), under a variety of concocted pretexts, which surely the author would then be happy to amplify as perfectly legitimate and necessary.

    • Disagree: Badger Down
    • Replies: @DevilAdvocate
  54. JR Foley says:

    Justin Trudeau will lead USA when it joins Canada next year.

  55. The fall of the U.S. Empire cannot come soon en0ugh. It will be followed by the resurrection of Western Civilization.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  56. @Horus

    Agreed. For some strange reason, the pescobar thinks his audience should be native-English-speaking intellectuals. I think he’d do better to address his remarks to the masses.

    I once heard a Londoner say “I outfaced myself.” And when a Frenchman said “What did you say?”, repeated “I outfaced myself, din I.”

  57. No more Western dominance? Right now things are not looking so good for the Russians. Pretty much as they looked for the Germans in 1916, I would say. Verdun was not taken, Azowstal has not been cleared out either so far.
    The support of India, Africa and Latin America is worthless, the Chinese are the pivotal element – and they are businessmen. It all depends on whether the West can make them a more profitable offer. If the West insists on making a fuzz about Taiwan, the Russians may have a chance.
    If, however, the “Ukies” (i.e. the secret coalition of All The West Minus Hungary) get the upper hand, this war will not end at the current borders. You do not have to be Bruce Lee to understand that a defence without a counterattack is worthless, in particular against Russians, who excel in tenacity (after their primary defeats in Finland 1940 and Hungary 1956, they came baaack almost immediately).

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
  58. Fred777 says:
    @Kali

    “will remain as the political power for those of us unfortunate enough to live within its (all be it, limited) sphere.”

    Russia says “You made your bed…..”

    • Replies: @Kali
  59. MLK says:
    @peterAUS

    Anything else in this shitshow became, actually, just boring.

    It’s only “boring” in the sense that it is monumentally complex and frustratingly uncertain.

    I won’t belabor it, suffice it to say that most do not understand probabilities.

    The irony is that this has never been boring. Even if the USG accepted Russia’s demands as a basis for negotiations before Russian’s SMO kicked off it wouldn’t have been.

    As my previous comments attest, when the prevailing opinion from all angles was that Russia would not invade, I assessed that prospect as anything but zero. I mention this because explaining that signal event mere months ago quickly became boring for those who thought it was never going to happen.

    While it’s tempting to retreat into speculation over civilizational struggle, the near-term resolve in Ukraine is central in that regard yet not at all determinative.

    Cut through all the noise and simplify.

    A neutral and demilitarized Ukraine is a vital national security interest for Russia.

    Before February 24th, The West told the world that Russia was being paranoid about its security — “You’re living in the past, man!” So, say what you will about Putin, all it took was a little SMO to force some clarity into public view.

    That 180 remains a sight to behold. Could you have pulled that off in a blink of an eye? But I digress….

    So now it’s official and public, the USG and NATO have been busy as bees in Ukraine at least since 2014. Think about it, if the official narrative of the USG/NATO pre-2/24 was within a mile of accurate then Russia would have quickly achieved its objectives. The Kiev-regime would be gone, with Zelenskyy drug-taking while cross-dressing somewhere in South America.

    I assess my comments early after the war started as still most likely. They were and remain anything but unique for those with open eyes. Assuming that’s correct, the question becomes how Ukraine resolves in the near term so that the USG and the West can save face and obtain a reset of its sanctions/financial war fiasco.

    If you’re still wondering whether that’s what all concerned want then you haven’t been paying attention. Believe me, if it happens — and if you don’t want it to then you’re neocon filth or some other psychopathic equivalent, the price will be more boring. That’s because burying all the exciting stuff, like who’s still in Azovstal and the bio-labs thingie, are the leverage to get a deal done.

    I know it makes a lot of people across the spectrum feel bad about themselves but it’s no mystery what moving the ball in the right direction entails — Trump laid it all out after he took the oath in 2017.

    Look on the bright side, the bone-chilling susceptibility of the West to what should be insult to the intelligence propaganda means that IF they get it together selling it as a win will be easy as pie. And, even more so, the dirty dogs that will have to take one for the team will be the Neo-Nazis. They should have seen it coming.

    • Agree: annamaria
    • Disagree: peterAUS
    • Replies: @nosquat loquat
  60. Ok but how can Russia taking over all Ukrainian coastal areas be justified? Ukraine may be – is – an utterly corrupt ZOG-ruled basket case but it still has internationally recognised borders. I fully understand the geostrategic provocations but such a takeover, unlike that of Crimea which is ethnically overwhelmingly Russian, seems hard to justify and sets a dangerous precedent.

  61. Che Guava says:

    Also, as always, I am confused by Pepe’s constant references to a ‘Global South’, initial caps his.

    Where is it? It seems to just mean sub-Saharan Africa.

    What do Russia and China have to do with it? Both have borders that end far to the north of the equator.

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  62. @YetAnotherAnon

    You need a proper understanding of ‘ruled’. America run by Irish Catholics? You crack me up.

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
  63. Kali says:
    @Fred777

    Russia says “You made your bed…..”

    Given that I have spent practically every waking hour of the last 15 years, and literally every waking hour of the last 10 years doing everything I posibly can do to make a wholy different bed, and all of my sleeping hours of the last 10 years lying in my wholly new bed, living on the edge of society, without physical security or comfort because I refuse to abide within a political system which I find unconscienable, I might take exeption to what you say Russia says.

    Just sayin’. ☺

    Peace,
    Kali.

  64. How Ukraine “did not want” to fight

    JANUARY 2022

    [MORE]

    January 1, 2022 – Torchlight procession in honor of Bandera in Kiev and other cities of Ukraine (3.5 thousand participants guarded by 2.5 thousand police officers)
    January 4, 2022 – The states of the North Atlantic Alliance, including the United States, ignore Moscow’s calls to reduce the intensity of military maneuvers in Ukraine // Sergey Lavrov.
    The list of joint NATO exercises in Ukraine for 2022 has been published.
    The number of NATO and Ukrainian military personnel in the exercises has been increased to 64,000, planes and helicopters to 361, warships to 256. // Autonomous NGO “TV-News”

    January 5, 2022 – Any military aggression against Ukraine will have huge consequences and a serious price // Borrel Zh.
    54 violations of the ceasefire regime on the border with the DPR,
    3 violations of the ceasefire regime on the border with the LPR // Report No. 2/2022, OSCE

    January 6, 2022 – The AFU is capable of putting 250 thousand people, 2500 tanks and 785 self-propelled artillery units (ACS) under the gun.
    The Russian Army can field about 1 million military personnel, 13,000 upgraded tanks (including T-90M) and more than 6,500 self-propelled guns.
    // Mark Episkopos, National Interest
    January 7, 2022 – The Law “On de-Sovietization of the legislation of Ukraine” was adopted and almost 1,2 thousand acts of state authorities and administration of the USSR and the Ukrainian SSR were canceled. // Zelensky V.V.
    January 5-9, 2022
    38 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 152 violations of the ceasefire,
    213 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 791 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 4/2022, OSCE
    January 9-10, 2022 – Geneva Consultations between Moscow and Washington on the rejection of further NATO expansion
    January 10, 2022 – Ukraine’s demand to Germany for the supply of weapons for Kiev // Ambassador of Ukraine Melnik A.Ya.

    January 11, 2022
    7 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 133 violations of the ceasefire,
    2 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 5 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 5/2022, OSCE

    January 12, 2022 – Russia’s demand to reject NATO expansion at the Russia-NATO Council in Brussels
    26 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 197 violations of the ceasefire,
    20 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 105 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 6/2022, OSCE
    January 13, 2022 – The Russian Federation’s demand to abandon the expansion of NATO at the CSTO site in the EU
    94 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 187 violations of the ceasefire,
    95 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 148 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 7/2022, OSCE
    January 15, 2022 – The United States announces the existence of scenarios of the “Russian attack on Ukraine” // USA, Sullivan D.
    January 16, 2022 – The requirement of the Law “On Ensuring the functioning of the Ukrainian language as the state language” on the publication of print media only in Ukrainian came into force
    January 14-16, 2022
    20 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 129 violations of the ceasefire,
    119 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 214 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 10/2022, OSCE
    January 17, 2022 – The USA publishes “6 scenarios of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine” //Center for Strategic and International Studies of the USA
    January 18, 2022 – The AFU transfers heavy equipment to the borders of the LDPR, begins shelling the village of Novolaspa and mining the area. Sniper pairs of the 131st Reconnaissance Battalion of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are being transferred to the OOS zone. Near the residential quarters of Andreevka, the APU installs the 9K33 “Osa” air defense system, the BM-21 “Grad” MLRS, and three 152-mm 2SZ “Acacia” howitzers near Volodarsky.
    11 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 232 violations of the ceasefire,
    1 explosion on the territory of the LPR, 2 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 11/2022, OSCE
    January 19, 2022 – The Lend-Lease Law for Ukraine, including the supply of F-16 fighter jets with the wording “after the fighting” is submitted to the US Senate // US Senate ; Ukraine demanded from Germany the transfer of warships and modern air defense systems // Ambassador of Ukraine Melnik A.Ya.
    4 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 14 violations of the ceasefire,
    44 violations of the ceasefire regime on the border with the LPR // Report No. 12/2022, OSCE
    January 20, 2022 – The scale of sanctions against the Russian Federation will depend on the scale of the future invasion of Ukraine // President of the United States, Biden D.
    8 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 68 violations of the ceasefire,
    1 explosion on the territory of the LPR, 15 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 13/2022, OSCE
    January 21, 2022 – The AFU unloaded 6 MLRS “Smerch” and 2 MLRS “Hurricane” with cluster munitions in Krasnoarmeysk, and also transferred units of the National Guard to the contact line.battalions of the “Right Sector”, snipers of the 74th reconnaissance battalion, the special unit of the SBU “Alpha” and are preparing for an offensive on the LDPR. At the training ground of the 25th Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the RCBZ units are being prepared for the use of chemical weapons. 2000 NLAW anti-tank grenade launchers were handed over to the fighters of the assault groups of the 25th and 95th Airborne Brigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Over the past three days, Ukraine has received 460 tons of various lethal weapons from the UK. // LDPR open briefing
    January 22-25, 2022 – The United States delivered 250 tons of military cargo to Ukraine, including 300 Javelin missiles, carbines, large-caliber sniper rifles, M141 Bunker Defeat Munition hand grenade launchers. Also, the UK delivered 2,000 NLAW grenade launchers over the same period. The Czech Republic is preparing to send a large batch of 152 mm shells. Latvia and Lithuania are preparing thermal imagers and Stinger air defense systems for shipment. The United States is ready to transfer 8.5 thousand troops to Ukraine and dramatically increase their number in the future // US State Department
    January 22, 2022 – Order “On the organization of the training of the battalion tactical group of the 4th Brigade of operational assignment to perform combat (special) tasks in the operation of the combined forces as part of the brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine” to prepare the offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Donbass. The order describes the plan for the preparation of the strike group and combat coordination from February 7 to February 28, 2022 // Colonel-General of the AFU Balan N.
    January 23, 2022 – Ukraine received a shipment of weapons worth about \$200 million // US State Department
    January 21-23, 2022
    19 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 132 violations of the ceasefire
    34 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 191 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 16/2022, OSCE
    January 24, 2022 – 40 servicemen of the third separate regiment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, trained instructors of Great Britain, arrived in Avdiivka. Vacations of the 1st separate Tank Brigade, tank battalions of the 53rd and 54th Mechanized Brigades, 58th Motorized Infantry Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for all personnel have been canceled. Commissions from the headquarters of the AFU brigades arrived in the tank battalions to monitor the preparation of weapons and military equipment for the offensive on Donbass.
    January 25, 2022 – Photos of NATO military instructors with American flags on the borders of the LDPR appeared in the press
    23 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 39 violations of the ceasefire
    110 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 163 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 17/2022, OSCE
    January 26, 2022
    26 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 403 violations of the ceasefire
    7 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 57 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 18/2022, OSCE
    January 27, 2022 – In Dnepropetrovsk, a soldier shot his colleagues with a Kalashnikov assault rifle, the reasons are unknown
    20 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 510 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 19/2022, OSCE
    January 28-30, 2022
    46 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 213 violations of the ceasefire,
    67 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 143 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 22/2022, OSCE

    FEBRUARY 2022

    February 1, 2022 – Decree No. 36/2022 “On priority measures to strengthen the state’s defense capability, increase the attractiveness of military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the gradual transition to the basics of a professional army” on increasing the number of the Armed Forces of Ukraine by 100,000 people,
    creating 20 additionalbrigades of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the abolition of conscription from 2024 // Zelensky V.V. ;
    Ukraine does not remember the Minsk agreements (c) Zelensky’s message at a briefing with Boris Johnson
    62 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 194 violations of the ceasefire,
    29 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 146 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 23/2022, OSCE
    February 2, 2022 – Sanctions of Zelensky V.A. against the opposition.
    Employees of three Ukrainian TV channels blocked by the decision of Zelensky V.A. sealed their mouths in protest against censorship.
    3 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 75 violations of the ceasefire,
    20 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 118 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 24/2022, OSCE
    February 3, 2022 – The Pentagon begins biological experiments on Bulgarian servicemen // US Defense Ministry
    48 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 292 violations of the ceasefire,
    23 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 113 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 25/2022, OSCE
    February 4, 2022 – The opposition announced the beginning of the procedure for impeaching Zelensky V.A.
    4 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 29 violations of the ceasefire,
    6 explosions on the territory of the LPR, 31 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 26/2022, OSCE
    February 5, 2022 – The AFU prepares drones for reconnaissance and fire correction. At the positions of the 34th battalion of the 57th brigade of the AFU, two calculations of UAVs from the reconnaissance company of the compound were recorded for the purpose of reconnaissance of the front edge of the LPR and clarifying data for artillery firing on the territory of the LPR // press service of the LPR
    1 explosion on the territory of the DPR, 85 violations of the ceasefire,
    1 explosion on the territory of the LPR, 73 violations of the ceasefire // Report No. 27/2022, OSCE
    February 6, 2022 – 100 British special forces flew to Ukraine to train the AFU. The detachment sent to Ukraine included fighters from the ranks of the SAS, as well as SRR and SBS // The Mirror newspaper; 1,700 servicemen from the 82nd Airborne Division of the United States arrived in Poland to strengthen NATO // newspaper European Truth; A man from Lviv threw a hammer through the window of the Verkhovna Rada // National Police of Ukraine
    February 4-6, 2022
    38 explosions on the territory of the DPR, 416 violations of the ceasefire,

    From: https://aftershock.news/?q=node/1106242

    • Thanks: GMC, annamaria
  65. Anonymous[319] • Disclaimer says:

    History may eventually register, 77 years after the end of WWII, that neocon/neoliberalcon psychos in Washington silos instigating an inter-Slavic war by ordering Kiev to launch a blitzkrieg against Donbass was the spark that led to the Fall of the U.S. Empire.

    You are broadly correct, but attributing the entire situation to mental disease, as above, seriously weakens your case.

    The US has prepared a line of retreat from Europe: the AUKUS coalition. This is because the rout from Afghanistan has made continued US influence in the Asia/Europe land mass highly unlikely. The US also has severe internal problems, as the BIPOC faction of the Democratic Party, and led by former Pres. Obama, appear to be the dominant element in the US Federal Government. BIPOC faction will not be able to prevail in the Russia/Ukraine war, and the US will be ejected from Europe and retreat to AUKUS, as it was ejected from Eastern Asia (except S. Korea) and withdrew to the First Island Chain.

    All perfectly rational, except for the ineptness of the dominant faction, and probably unavoidable even if the US were running its Ukraine/Russia operation competently. No need to invoke mental illness, and some need not to. Invoking mental illness implies that sane people would be able to improve the situation. That is probably not the case, as the text below establishes. The world, including Brazil, is in for a difficult time:

    1) The Jewish establishments do not rule US cities anymore. The BIPOCS have displaced them, and have re-classified Jews as White. Legally, under the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the classification of Jews as White means that Jews are just as suspect as other Whites, and at a severe disadvantage in any suit that can be cast as a Civil Rights violation. Trans humans are a “protected group”, so are the Black administrators who run the major US cities and Executive Departments, therefore both can file suit to prevent “exclusionary” and “disparate outcome”(such as income disparities) from Jewish groups or populations.

    2) Since about 1950, US major cities have been economic loss centers, and have lived on political income of various sorts. This appears to be typical of megacities world wide, even in Brazil. The central government dare not let these cities become revolutionary, hence keep the cities fed and maintained, but poorly, and at the expense of an increasingly hostile countryside.

    3) Since the end of WW II, megalopolis has served as refuges for people that rapid population increase has pushed out of the countryside. This process has maintained the large populations that underlie urban political influence, but has also reinforced the economic non-viability of cities. There is nothing for the urban welfare and associated bureaucrat population to do that these populations can do, and the recent effort by these populations to drive out all other urban populations (e.g. suburban shoppers, office workers, small businessmen) worsens this effect.

    The Anglo-Saxons haven’t been running things for a long time, since the 1930s in the US and since WW II in England. The current Ukraine/Russia conflict is very likely to end with the US abandoning Europe, and the Third World (having rejected US/Western intervention) being left to fend for itself in an environment of inadequate food supplies. We’re running into a rough spot in world history.

  66. RodW says:

    All of these pop terms like ‘Megalopolis’, ‘404’, ‘Mr. Whatever missile it is’ do nothing to add interest and they just make everything much harder to understand. The reader must keep recalling that ‘404’ is a ‘witty’ way of saying Ukraine. It might have been clever once, but it’s just annoying now.

    Please Pepe, just write plain English. Please try not to dazzle with your ‘advanced’ grasp of language. Your textual eccentricities are a major obstacle to clicking on your articles.

    • Agree: Dube
  67. Rogue says:
    @Horus

    Yes, his message might be OK, but his writing style makes for tedious reading.

    As you say, just write in plain English.

  68. Irwin says:

    Operation Z is the first salvo of a titanic struggle: three decades after the fall of the USSR, and 77 years after the end of WWII, after careful evaluation, the Kremlin is rearranging the geopolitical chessboard to end the unipolar hegemony of the “indispensable nation”. No wonder the Empire of Lies has gone completely berserk, obsessed in completely expelling Russia from the West-centric system.

  69. ettu says:

    “….Russia fiercely opposes the Great Reset…”

    Really? I’d be interested to read sources for this claim.

    I wonder why the Russian State continues to terrorize its citizens with (((Covid))) hysteria, cattle-tagging everyone in sight, including children(!), is a partner in the 4th industrial revolution, and Sberbank will be hosting WEF’s Cyber Polygon in July…

    I guess the old adage is true: the best way to control the opposition is to lead it, eh (((Pepe)))?

    • Agree: peterAUS
  70. @Irish Savant

    Ok but how can Russia taking over all Ukrainian coastal areas be justified?

    Eastern and southern Ukraine were part of Russia for decades until Lenin shifted borders in 1922 as part of Soviet solidarity. Most people in these regions speak Russian, to include President Zelensky whose family is Russian speaking.

    • Agree: Robjil
    • Thanks: Joe Levantine
  71. Rogue says:
    @Irish Savant

    but such a takeover… seems hard to justify and sets a dangerous precedent.

    That is true to an extent. But bear in mind that NATO started the precedent when they decided that Kosovo should no longer be a part of Serbia – despite being under Serbian rule for many hundreds of years.

    And it was Russia at the time saying that this created a dangerous precedent.

    Apart from which, Ukraine has been flipping the middle finger to Russia for a number of years. It’s just a reality of life that smaller countries have to watch their p’s and q’s when in the sphere of influence of a far more powerful neighbor.

    Whether that’s fair is neither here nor there – it’s how it’s always been.

    True throughout history, and still true today – with the USA being the most glaring example of it.

  72. @Carlton Meyer

    Pro-Russian leanings based on the 2010 elections. Note that Zelensky was elected because he promised to cut a deal with Russia to end the Donbass conflict, but never tried.

    • Agree: Arthur MacBride
    • Thanks: showmethereal
    • Replies: @Carlton Meyer
    , @GMC
  73. @Carlton Meyer

    Last map to grasp the conflict. Much of Ukraine’s cash comes from oil and gas exports, as Hunter Biden knows well. Putin will keep most of it. Chevron is furious.

  74. Chris Moore says: • Website

    The American strategic gambit, so far, has worked wonders. But the battle is far from over. Psycho neo-con/neoliberalcon silos inside the Deep State consider Russia such a serious threat to the “rules-based international order” that they are ready to risk if not incur a “limited” nuclear war out of their gambit. What’s at stake is nothing less than the loss of Ruling the World by the Anglo-Saxons.

    But, as you know full well, most “neocons” are ((Jews)), not Anglo-Saxons. And of course, ((Jews)) invented neoconservatism to transition ((Jews)) from the fake-left to Zionists/Judeofascists.

    Vladusic contends that the intra-Slav war in Ukraine is “a great catastrophe for Orthodox civilization” – mirroring my recent first attempt to open a serious debate on a Clash of Christianities.

    The “clash of Christianties” has always been about the ((Jew)) corrupted version (of whatever sect, it seems to constantly shift, depending on which one is currently most compromised by the Serpent) vs. the version that clings to the true faith, no matter how tenuously. And what was Marxism, but a previous successful ((Jew)) stab at instigating and intra-Slav and intra-Christian war? And yet, still no mention of ((Jews)), Escobar?

    The Mossad attributes Israel’s economic miracle in creating an equivalent of Silicon Valley to a base of a million Russian immigrants. This Israeli Silicon Valley happens to be a key asset of the American MICIMATT (military-industrial-congressional-intelligence-media-academia-think tank complex), as indelibly named by Ray McGovern.

    Ah, you’re first opportunity to mention ((Jews)), and they suddenly become “Russian Israelis”?

    When it comes to the ((Jews)), you’re as gutless as the Western establishment, Escobar: you refuse to name the Serpent pulling the strings on everyone. But you know who else refuses to name the ((Jews))? Putin. They are identified as a “fifth column” now, so that’s progress, I guess.

    Here’s a philosophical question: can everyone who refuses to name the ((Jews)) be characterized as a Zionist? Because that’s part of the Zionist program designed by the insane, perverted, demented, decrepit, inbreeding-promoting rabbis: “Neither goyim nor (( )) shall ever speak the name nor look upon the image of god.” — Zionist Commandment #1

    Hence every dumb rube playing by ((Jew)) rules is perpetually trapped in a prison of their own making, but designed and inserted into its consciousness by the ((Jew)). Their very refusal to acknowledge this reality — to look upon the ((Jew)) and name it — makes them a Zionist.

    Escobar, I thought you and Hudson were supposed to be leftists. But it turns out your version of leftism is ((leftism)), ie Marxism.

    I really like Escobar’s analyses and Hudson’s too, but I’m really getting sick of this disingenuous Marxist refusal to name the ((Jew)). This dishonesty calls into question all their other judgements.

    The same, of course, goes for critiques coming from the right, for instance Paul Craig Roberts. But at least he’ll name the ((Jew)) — even though he’ll refuse to acknowledge his own culpability and collaboration with ((Jews)) for most of his career, and certainly the parts of his career as an official for Reagan, when it mattered most. And the “left” is obviously filled with egoists and careerists who suffer from this same failure of character, but to an even greater degree.

  75. anonymous[413] • Disclaimer says:

    This thread is getting that IR smell. Victims of brainwashing in US international relations courses get their string pulled and they come out with their prerecorded chatty kathy phrases. Here is how it looks in grown-up countries.

    Russia’s use of force in Ukraine is an internationally wrongful act in breach of jus cogens. With its act Russia incurs responsibility for restitution, compensation, or satisfaction to the Ukraine or successor state. Russia must and will accept its responsibility for use of force in Ukraine.

    Russia’s internationally wrongful act is not a crime of aggression. Aggression is use of force in manifest breach of the UN Charter. Russia’s use of force was necessitated by US great power confrontation in breach of A/RES/20/2131, which the ICJ regards as “a sanctified absolute rule of law.” Russia’s use of force is arguably proportional to US and Israeli proliferation of nuclear and banned biological weapons, and to Ukrainian state extermination of ethnic Russians under its control. Accordingly, Russia’s use of force satisfies the Caroline tests justifying invocation of UN Charter Article 51.

    UN Charter Chapter 8 limits NATO discretion to pacific settlement of this dispute. Any NATO response to breach of peace in Ukraine is subject to UN Charter Article 53, and NATO state supply of illegal combatants or arms unauthorized by UNSC resolution is a crime against peace. NATO’s planned and programmatic crimes against peace constitute undeclared war justifying Russian nuclear response under the precedent of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

    The only admissible outcome of this dispute is Russian coercion to peace against NATO and Chapter 6 measures accommodating Russian vital interests. US citizens’ support of US interference in Ukraine is illegal war propaganda. US citizens’ people-centered human right to peace includes disobedience, conscientious objection, non-participation, denunciation, and condign punishment of state criminals in accordance with the Santiago Declaration on the Right to Peace.

    http://www.fes-madrid.org/media/1037_Human%20Right%20to%20Peace/Human%20Right%20to%20Peace_Santiago%20Declaration.pdf

    Americans have a moral and legal imperative to make sure the Langley command structure loses their war and gets prosecuted under universal jurisdiction law. On to Khabarovsk. It’s von Stauffenberg time.

  76. Pepe, it’s a grim scenario for many – feminists, shirtlifters and pedophiles, most “social scientists”, usurers, politicians (lol), banksters, arms dealers, “journalists” (lol), writers, actors and producers of salacious and pernicious movie scripts to name but a few.

    How they will mourn for the Frankfurt School and its multiple freedumbs.
    Not to mention Liberty through Death of Pax Americana.
    (is that really over 20 million murders ?)

    Plenty of Alas and Woe …

    But for most of us, Yankee-doodle/J Bull/servants, quite OK.
    In fact we and our children look forward to your long anticipated demise.

    8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her.

    9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

    10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come. Revelation 18 KJV

  77. GMC says:
    @Emslander

    I’m betting that Lavrov has as many facts on Hitler than most, but the general idea that the Jews and their Oligarch Kolomoisky has not only placed a Zionist jew in as President but also funded the Nazi army – says it all – almost. They are boasting and throwing around their financial weight. I am always glad when someone calls out the real perpetraitors and murderers of the World’s Right to Peace and sovereignty.
    I agree with the unknown Bloodline of most of us , but most of us including our Jewish friends , would never think of committing these atrocities on others, for the sake of money, power or fake religious beliefs. Russia has been forced to call out at least part of their arrogance, as the USA and EU greedily play their evil part – Again.

  78. Marcali says:
    @YetAnotherAnon

    And when was this written:

    “According to the calculations of Fridtjof Nansen, beginning in 1500, every seven years Russia added as much territory to its empire as that occupied by the Kingdom of Norway. Imperialism is a traditional, basic, and integral trait of Russia – its chief trait in fact.”
    (Solovyov – Klepikova: The map is the message in mother Russia, The Christian Science Monitor, August 11-17, 1986.)

  79. @anonymous

    Stauffenberg time? With virtually all the US colonels and generals owing their positions to the Clinton/Obama complex, because they are either IQ-80 orcs that in a decent country would have remained noncoms, or Spintrians (“poor creatures of doubtful sex” according to Robert Graves) that due to evident lack of sanity should not have been allowed to come anywhere near a gun at all?

    As for Europe, I happen to know a number of German full and lieutenant colonels, some in active service, some retired. Very nice and highly educated people, all of them. The proper guys for a long chat about literature or anything by the fireside. But completely incapable of saying as much as “No, ma’am” to Merkel and now Baerbock.

    This, you know, the thing, this has been going on for decades by now. If there is any decent and competent person mentally capable of actual resistance left in any position of power (not just in the military but in business, education, ….) anywhere in the West, this is by sheer accident.

    • Agree: Joe Levantine, annamaria
  80. @Gaylord of the German Gaylands

    “the Chinese are the pivotal element – and they are businessmen. It all depends on whether the West can make them a more profitable offer”

    The Chinese aren’t stupid. They are quite aware that they are next on the list after Russia. I’m sure they’ll get a keen price for Russian oil, but it would not be in their interests for Russia to be defeated.

  81. Mulegino1 says:

    Country 404 is going to implode sooner rather than later.

    Many areas of the country are already undergoing full economic integration with the RF.

    The Russian ethnic regions which have been liberated are lost to Kiev for good, as is evinced by this Victory Day march in Energodar:

  82. GMC says:
    @Carlton Meyer

    Great research – thanks. Another very important thing to note is that most government documentation and contracts in Ukraine were written in Russian. All my construction drawings were in Russian not Ukrainian. Yes, some Docs were duplicated in both languages but this shows a precedent also. It showed that Russian dominance in legal matters, contracts, etc. had a regulatory system that was in place and it was left over from the Soviet Union . The system was proven to work.. No one in the Ukrainian Gov, tried to make a better system – they were to busy scammin.

    Todays corrupt Ukraine wants no Russian influences because they understand that Russian – means there will be rules and regulations to go by and the Ukies like their 100% corruption. As does the USA and , Israel and EU governments. Ukraine had it made with it’s small central government , before the USA, Israel, EU and others made it more and more corrupt , not to mention that every past government of Ukraine was corrupt to the bone – too. Then came the MaiDan.

    • Replies: @Chris Moore
  83. @Carlton Meyer

    I think this is the map Russia was always going for. Sort of a half-a-loaf strategy. They would take the whole thing if they could but they cannot take or hold it either militarily, economically, or demographically. It is clear the Russians will never get Kiev. The interesting thing is that if this becomes a situation similar to East-West Germany in the cold war, what happens when Ukraine decides to concede or write off the East? The only reason for a “Novi-Russia” instead of incorporating the purple into Russia is to freeze the map and keep the diminished Ukraine from becoming a full blown ally with the West. Once that happens, Russia will have lost the green area it forever.

  84. @peterAUS

    The idea of war is to kill the enemy and no doubt Russians are good at it but if you’ve noticed they keep insisting that Ukrainians and Russians are the same people so don’t seem too happy about having to do it to those they consider their own. It is US, EU, NATO who are pushing those Ukrainians to go out mostly on futile missions and get killed. Now you keep insisting Russians should mobilise and throw even more of their non-professional soldiers to get killed like Ukrainians are doing. Russia would prefer to resolve the conflict with minimum casualties of its own first and foremost, and hence tries to use lower numbers of soldiers, and also of Ukrainians but it has no control of what they may wish to do. Why are you keen to see all available military aged Ukrainian and Russian men go at each other? Is there no other way to resolve this conflict other than maximising casualties of both sides in some killing field?

  85. @Carlton Meyer

    Set up a similar map of the US measuring the percentage of the English speaking population and then assume they want to reunite with England. Better yet, do the same with Ireland.

  86. Mulegino1 says:

    Another world historical outcome of this struggle will be the final sorting out of Petrinism.

    The Russian soul and culture have what Cardinal Newman deemed the “chronic vigor” and “power of assimilation” to reject the culturally destructive aspects of westernization- positivism, materialism, globohomo, predatory finance, etc.- and the requisite wisdom to retain the positive elements, in the realms of science, technology and industry, without becoming enslaved to the latter.

    Russia will finally be free to turn its back on the culturally and spiritually moribund collective west.

    • Agree: CelestiaQuesta
  87. @War for Blair Mountain

    The Democratic Party=The slaughter of the crew of the USS Liberty Party=The ADL+Leo Frank Party…..

  88. @Irish Savant

    I put “ruled” in ironic quotes, what more do you want? The entire world knows Biden doesn’t run US policy, but neither do Anglo Saxons.

    • Replies: @Chris Moore
    , @Irish Savant
  89. @littlereddot

    the world village is not going to bother distinguishing one from the other.

    Then the world will be the next round of goy slaves and willingly embrace it too. Because I’m sure Israel is in no way involved with the vaunted Belt and Road Initiative, right? Pepe prides himself on the 3rd world alliance against the hated white man, so I don’t know how that would be an insult. Isn’t the world uniting against whitey for the common good? I mean, they love flooding into white countries, but it’s the white man’s own fault for listening to jews and. Enjoy your new masters, and don’t say we didn’t warn you.

  90. What’s at stake is nothing less than the loss of Ruling the World by the Anglo-Saxons.

    Anglo-Saxons have not ruled the world for decades and were never in full control even at their apex, as evidenced by the presence of the Rothschilds, Sassoons, and Disraelis in their highest circles. The term should really be “Judeo-Satanists”. That’s who the masters of the “Western” world really are and what we should call them if we are going to drop all pretenses and political correctness. The fact most of the Judeo-Satanist elite members are native speakers of American English is of little relevance in shaping their nature.

    • Agree: Arthur MacBride
  91. Putin and Russia are fighting a war for the survival of Christianity and Christian world against the satanist zionist demonic kabal that rules the western world and Russia will prevail in this war.

    God bless Putin and God bless Russia.

  92. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @GMC

    Todays corrupt Ukraine wants no Russian influences because they understand that Russian – means there will be rules and regulations to go by and the Ukies like their 100% corruption. As does the USA and , Israel and EU governments. Ukraine had it made with it’s small central government , before the USA, Israel, EU and others made it more and more corrupt , not to mention that every past government of Ukraine was corrupt to the bone – too. Then came the MaiDan.

    All ZOG minions like their corruption, their degradation, their decay… they’ve been acclimated to like them by their ((Jew)) captors, who are the most corrupt, degraded, decayed “nation” in existence.

    This doesn’t mean they’ll be able to keep their corruption, or will even want to. The political prisoner likes his filthy, disease-infected, blood-soaked, cum-stained rag of a blanket, but he’ll eventually drop it once the gates are all flung open and the disinfecting sunshine beckons from beyond the prison walls.

    • Agree: GMC
  93. Operation Z (OZ) is the final chapter in the Wizard of OZ series where the yellow brick road runs through Russia and leads to the Ukraine, the mythical land of OZ.
    Dorothy is played by Jill Biden, the Tin Man is Lloyd Austin, Zelenzky the Lion, Scarecrow is Joe Biden, Toto is the Biden’s dog Dummy, the Wicked Witch of the West is Victoria Nulandbitch, and the White Witch of the North is Michelle Obama (due to diversity mandates). And back for a finale is the Original ZioNazi himself (((George Soros)) as the man behind the curtain. With singalong appearance’s by Munchkins aka little people who hang themselves in the background while singing;
    Ding Dong the bitch is dead
    Which old bitch
    The wicked bitch
    Ding Dong the wicked bitch is dead

    This is what CQ reads into the current war to defend Israel and GlobalHomoZioBIGsRxMIC3/BLM PIGs.
    Only this time it’s all a bad script with bad actors broadcast live on Jmedia worldwide.

    White Russians and Ukrainians must all die or be reduced to subservient status before a New World Order can Reset.

  94. annamaria says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    Taker note that the Jewish Lobby approves both the Nazification of Ukraine and the cancelation of the Victory Day celebration.

  95. annamaria says:
    @bert33

    There is no cure for psychopathy. Knesset on Potomac is afflicted by the worst case, Talmudic psychopathy.

  96. ricpic says:

    The Ukraine War will be The West’s Waterloo.

    And thank you Vlad, a thousand times, for that.

  97. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @YetAnotherAnon

    The entire world knows Biden doesn’t run US policy, but neither do Anglo Saxons.

    Exactly right. In fact, Joe “I am a Zionist” Biden has let his bog Irish contempt and hatred for the Anglo-Saxon devil be known very publicly.
    https://www.irishcentral.com/news/politics/biden-irish-coffin-ships-press

    Of course, what he didn’t say is that he’s in bed with the same Anglos-Saxon junior devils that he professes such contempt for via the the Great Satan of the ((Jews)).

    So a corrupt bog Irish ((Jew)) stooge rube likes to piously sit in judgement of corrupt Anglo-Saxon Brits even as he gargles the same Zionist dick and balls that they’re sucking from.

    Only in ZOGmerica. But really, not. He reminds me of the international left Cockburns.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Cockburn

    Everyone is corruptible without an anti-ZOG honor code. Everyone.

    • Replies: @Abbybwood
  98. anonymous[171] • Disclaimer says:

    Gaylord, 81, by sheer accident indeed. Who in the US armed forces upheld the Nuremberg Principles, denouncing US war crimes and coercive interference, and defending our information freedom? One of the Pentagon’s worst recruiting mistakes, Chelsea Manning, indisputably of doubtful sex, yet brass-balled enough to enforce jus cogens on pain of torture. Collateral murder. Blowing up the 7th Floor of Langley takes no greater courage.

    Instead of killing themselves in droves, our national security apparatchiks may yet devote their lives to stopping the crimes of the CIA regime. Cause it’s got to go.

  99. @Desert Fox

    Or as CQ would say;
    This is the final war for the heart and soul of humanity, a war between the forces of light, and the forces of darkness.

  100. @War for Blair Mountain

    WBM: Typical denouncer of his own shadow-side, according to the psychological philosophy of Carl Jung and all depth psychologists.

  101. annamaria says:
    @Franz

    The demonization of Russia and Russians obviously follows the holobiz book that was used effectively against Germany and Germans. The Talmudic parasite has an often-used set of tools for survival, including slander, provocation, sadism, and betrayal.

    The ongoing de-Nazification operation has cleared the fog of holobiz pretenses on victimhood and exposed Zion as the enemy of humanity.
    The Jewish Lobby made a choice to support and extoll the self-proclaimed Ukrainian Nazis.
    The Jewish Lobby has informed Jewish institutions (including 90% of MSM) that “good Nazis” (Banderites) fight valiantly against the “bad” Russians. In short, Ukrainian Nazis are “good for Jews.”

    Currently, the fictitious (and profitable) stories by Elie Wiesel, Anne Frank, and other soapy-leathery pornographic lies are loudly reverberating in the context of the “Ukrainian Nazis are good Nazis.”

    PS: Lazar Kaganovich, the Jewish Butcher of Ukraine (see Holodomor), was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine and Stalin’s brother-in-law.

    Ihor Kolomojsky, the founder of Nazi death squads Azov, Aidar, and Dnipro, is the Jewish Butcher of Russians in eastern Ukraine and financier of the homoerotic idiot Zelensky’s presidential campaign.

    https://pete843.substack.com/p/zelensky-and-kolomoisky?s=r

    • Agree: Mulegino1, Franz
    • Thanks: CelestiaQuesta
  102. @Kali

    Thank you for the excellent perspective, Kali.

    • Thanks: Kali
  103. @Carlton Meyer

    Map is mostly accurate. One exception: Galicia must be totally severed from Ukraine as they have long since been Polakized and Roman Catholicized via their Uniate Church and hundreds of years of Polish and Austrian domination. They hate Poles, Orthodox Ukrainians, Jews and detest Russians.

    So that Uniate area should itself broken up, where Lvov would be returned to Poland, while the Uniate zone (with its many Banderites) would become an independent entity, disarmed as a neutral zone and essentially a containment ward as their attitudes tend to be toxic towards their neighbors.

  104. annamaria says:
    @Bombercommand

    This is becoming annoying, Ms. b-command.

    Here is an expert explanation (below), which was already posted for you.
    Listen and be educated.
    Perhaps you need to get some background in math to understand Martynov’s presentation, but this is your problem.

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  105. @Chris Moore

    This “Israeli Silicon Valley – MICIMATT (military-industrial-congressional-intelligence-media-academia-think tank complex), or Mossad base of a million Russian Jewish immigrants” which you describe and which I call GlobalHomoZioBIGsRxMIC3BLM PIGs, are all convenient covers for the coming global takeover aka (((New World Order/Reset))), where you will own nothing and be happy, because as subhuman goy, you’ll have no other choice.
    What’s at stake here is global Armageddon annihilation, or global goy subservient slavery, neither senecio looks promising.

    • Replies: @Chris Moore
  106. @Desert Fox

    Agree, the late Edgar Cayce foretold that Russia would return to its historical Christian roots and become the hope of the Christian world and this has come true.

    The zionist driven wars and abortions are a sacrifice to satan.

    • Replies: @Mulegino1
  107. @Bombercommand

    Grinding down is the exact opposite of advancing swiftly. Do you even understand what you write??? And please tell me – where are all these supposed counter offensives??? There haven’t been any… not even around Kiev – where Russia voluntarily left and the for show Ukraine destroyed a few armored vehicles pretending they were running a counter offensive.

    • Replies: @Bombercommand
  108. @Irish Savant

    But the main point of Crimea was the Black Sea in the 1st place. It’s true it wouldn’t be legally justified to take the whole coast – but NATO had been practicing in the Black Sea for a confrontation. This is really a NATO vs Russia war… Ukraine is the proxy.

    • Replies: @annamaria
    , @Irish Savant
  109. Realist says:
    @Kali

    True enough, Realist. Which in turn places the responsibility for what follows squarely on our sholders.

    But the hegemon plans to Build Back Better meaning to give them total control and reduce the populace of Western Civilization to subservience.

    • Replies: @IreneAthena
    , @Kali
  110. Mulegino1 says:
    @Desert Fox

    Edgar Cayce foretold that Russia would return to its historical Christian roots and become the hope of the Christian world and this has come true.

    At the start of the 2015 Victory Parade, Defense Minister Shoigu made the sign of the cross while passing under the archway with the icon of Christ. This act was enormously significant, and I’m sure its importance was not lost on the Satanic hive in the collective west.

    The roots of Russophobia run ancestrally deep among the (((neocons))) and (((neoliberals))). They harbor a deep hatred for Russia because of, among other things its perceived role as the Katechon, i.e., the restrainer of the Antichrist, their own false messiah. Hence the current alliance between the Azov criminal “neonazis” and the Zionazis. They are the columns that carry on the banners of globohomo and the standards hell.

    • Replies: @Desert Fox
  111. Chris Moore says: • Website
    @CelestiaQuesta

    What’s at stake here is global Armageddon annihilation, or global goy subservient slavery, neither senecio looks promising.

    I’ve got a third choice: Name the ((Jew)).

    It’s truly pathetic how cowardly, degraded and impotent humanity has become that, when given the choice between slavery and/or annihilations on one hand, and naming the ((Jew)) on the other, it’s looking more and more like they’ll choose slavery/annihilation.

    I mean, what the heck? Are they waiting for someone to take the lead by example? Jesus Christ wasn’t good enough? 2000 years of human progress under Christendom wasn’t good enough?

    I am almost out of tongue-lashings and words of contempt… do these jackasses need a sledgehammer to the head to get them a move on to save themselves? Jesus Christ!

    • Thanks: CelestiaQuesta
    • Replies: @CelestiaQuesta
  112. peterAUS says:
    @Bombercommand

    And from the Snake Island. Both on the North and South. Ukrainian top CiC has an excellent intel and good grasp of operational art.

    We already have a strategic stalemate in Ukraine.

    Having said that RF armed forces, IMHO, have achieved some success. It’s not measured in terrain taken but casualties inflicted on the Ukrainian defenders in the East.
    Now, at the other hand there IS a matter of exhausting both men (in particular) and material with those attacks.

    It’s a pure WW1 type attrition warfare. Still, requires infantry at the end and RF is running out of it.
    And Ukrainian counterbattery capability is on the rise.

    I believe RF won’t be able to sustain this “Eastern push” for long. I just doubt the “grind” will deliver the cabal in Kremlin even Donbass.

    Having, again, said all that, I feel there is ANOTHER game played here which is beyond pure military matters, and where, say, Putin and Biden are on the same team.
    I mean, even if this debacle extends (likely) into next year, I just don’t see either man and their mates suffering any. Proles/plebs/serfs, at the other hand……………

  113. @Kali

    I’m opposed to all governments, politicians, oligarchs and rulers, Russian, Western, whoever, but there are degrees of how bad they are. NATO has destroyed so many countries and killed so many people so if Russia does that to one, two or a few, so what? It’s the way of the world. I don’t have any illusions about any of them but still I would prefer Russia to win in this conflict with the West, and China too if it comes to it, and establish the New Silk Road. It is obvious who are the wreckers and who at least tries to improve the global situation which could benefit everybody. What good has NATO ever done and what is its purpose? The sooner it’s dismantled the better for everyone.

    • Agree: Robjil
    • Replies: @CelestiaQuesta
    , @Kali
  114. @Mulegino1

    Agree, my reply was meant for celestia questa, ie about Edgar Cayce, thanks for your comment also.

  115. @showmethereal

    No, “grinding down” is the PRELUDE to advancing swiftly: destroy the opposition’s tactical zone then drive into the void and disrupt their opperational zone causing command paralysis and systemic collapse of the opposition army. That is how victory is achieved in Positional Warfare. The Ukraine Armed Forces in ALL sectors are intact and Russia has not advanced significantly in the East(except the Lyman Salient which is strategically irrelevant). The Russian offensive is a failure. As to the “supposed offensives”, your reading comprehension is lacking. I wrote of but one Ukrainian offensive, but it is strategically critical and a major sign of Russian failure to control the chronology of events. The Armed Forces of The Ukraine have gone on the offensive east of Kharkiv and are driving back the Russian Army to the border. Now go back to your idiotic fantasies that the DF21 ballistic missile can hit a moving Naval target at sea….

    • Agree: peterAUS
  116. @Notsofast

    Little Sandbox tyrants, as I like to call them.

  117. Corrupt says:

    “The Five Seas system – Black, Azov, Caspian, Baltic, White – enshrines Russia as a de facto continental naval power. Who needs warm waters?”

    The Russians have been salivating for warm water ports for the last 80 years. Your dismissal of the idea marks you as a worthless ideologue.

  118. Mulegino1 says:

    We already have a strategic stalemate in Ukraine.

    There is no stalemate in Ukraine.

    The Russians and their allies are winning decisively. It’s just that they’re not following a Hollywood timeline, nor fighting to entertain the attention span challenged infotainment proles of the collective west.

    With artillery and air strikes they are pulverizing the largest military in Europe (aside from their own) which is trained for interoperability with NATO- to NATO standards.

    They can strike anywhere at will in Ukraine. They have decimated the electric rail system by destroying the traction sub-stations. The VSU is running out of fuel, and for all intents and purposes immobile, stuck in static fortified positions, incapable of major coordinated operations and able to make only small, localized counter-offensives which make no difference to the outcome of the war.

    As far as morale goes, these troops of the Donetsk People’s Republic do not look like defeated men:

    The failed attempt to retake Snake Island was a pointless suicide mission, obviously undertaken for propaganda purposes.

    • Agree: Spanky
  119. @Commentator Mike

    NATO = Nazi Army Tranny Organharvesters

    • Replies: @Kali
  120. Robjil says:
    @Irish Savant

    It is what is.

    The people there don’t want to be part of US ukraine. It is justified.

    Kosovan Albanians did not want to be part of Serbia. The US thought that was OK and took Kosovo from Serbia. If the US can do it, so can Russia.

    • Replies: @Irish Savant
  121. @Chris Moore

    Name That Jew

    In a sane world (((Name That Jew))) would be a title for a game show.

    Imagine all fun with producing that show.

    • Replies: @trudy
  122. @annamaria

    He will probably say Martynov is working for the Kremlin. The guy in the 2 videos I posted that he responded to is a former US Marine who signed up because he believed the MSM nonsense. But after being posted overseas he realized it was mostly lies. So now he spends his energy refuting. But bomber will probably say he’s working for Beijing and Moscow – though he lives in Thailand.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  123. voicum says:
    @peterAUS

    Could you be a little more explicit ?

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  124. Notsofast says:
    @Che Guava

    by global south pepe is referring to central and south america as well as africa, india, southeast asia and the south pacific. as far as russia and china, think brics nations.

    • Replies: @Che Guava
  125. @Bombercommand

    With your supposedly superior understanding of military tactics – make a video refuting every thing in those 2 I Posted. Then in one month everyone can see which of you is more correct/. Put your mouth and reputation on the line if you are brave enough.

    As to the DF missiles – don’t go by me then. Go by the Pentagon: besides your focus is silly since the YJ anti ship cruise missiles out range US missiles already and are more likely to be used since they cost less. Don’t go too far off the deep end:.. 2 topics are too much for you

    • Replies: @Bombercommand
  126. IreneAthena says: • Website
    @Realist

    An individual can either submit to “their”
    plans to 6uild 6ack 6etter— or he can give “them” a hard time implementing them. There are many ways—and this isn’t the forum to discuss all of them—an individual can contribute to what just might become a critical mass of resistance.

    At a minimum—- but it’s a huge first course-correction away from despair and toward purposeful action — identify points of dependence binding you to centralized control. You might be surprised to learn— “they” are hoping you don’t — that it’s possible for us to get along without “them.”

  127. peterAUS says:

    Anyone here willing to discuss how the war in Ukraine helps implementing WEF Agenda 2030? Or it’s FED/Blackrock The Going Direct Reset ? Whatever.

    To be precise, how the life of an average Russian will look like a year from now? An average NATO member citizen?
    And, of course, how the life of 1 %, both in Russia and NATO states, will look like?

    Speculations/assumptions/projections, true, but still interested to know. Just me.

    • Replies: @IreneAthena
  128. peterAUS says:
    @voicum

    Depends on who’s asking, and how.

    Looking at your question with quick check of your posts history here the answer is “no”.

  129. annamaria says:
    @showmethereal

    NATO is an arm of the ZUSA. The supreme commander of NATO is always an American.

    • Agree: showmethereal
  130. annamaria says:
    @Götterdamn-it-all

    There will be difficult times.
    Any same person would prefer evolution to a revolution. Unfortunately, Banksters, fascist multinational corporations, and mega war profiteers are tough parasites. Their psychopathic mentality does not factor humanity into consideration about the future.

  131. annamaria says:
    @Bombercommand

    Thanks for the opportunity to post, again, the analysis of the de-Nazification operation by a well-respected expert.

    Since Mr. Zelensky has saved Ukrainian Jews from the frontline by evacuating them to Israel and the EU countries, and since new conscripts to the Ukrainian army are now boys and men aged 18-to 60, perhaps it is time for you to join that army and get your military knowledge in situ.

  132. IreneAthena says: • Website
    @peterAUS

    “LOL, not today, Satan.” I’ve spent enough time online already! Unless one emphatically defends either Zelensky/NATO as the hero or Putin as the hero in this “online pub” (more like a virtual war zone, if you ask me) one brings upon oneself the “ministrations” of those passionately committed to (or trolling for) EITHER side, or those trolling for BOTH sides (WEF, Agenda 2030 folk, etc.)

    Part of the article I’m linking to is behind a paywall, sorry, but there’s enough generally available there to encourage people holding “outside the box” viewpoints that we are not alone. (I’ve recommended Corbett’s “solutions watch” series— much of it generally available—in past comments.)

    https://www.corbettreport.com/the-ukraine-crisis-what-you-need-to-know/

    • Replies: @IreneAthena
    , @peterAUS
  133. It seems the magnetic cultural/political poles did a slow motion flip in the last 77 years.

  134. peterAUS says:
    @IreneAthena

    I hear you.

    I’ve been following Corbett since the beginning of the Scamdemic. Some other people too, of course.

    The question of mine was more along the lines how the WAR, itself, helps the agenda ?

    So, Corbett “unlocked” article is fine. I think there could be some comments here or/and related threads that could do the same, if not even better work.

    Say…”I am a German/Russian/British/whatever citizen of around middle class position. How will my life look like a year from now compared to January 2022 ? And, how will the life of 1% in my country look like? How, if at all, this war contributed to it? ”
    Simple…hahaha…question.

    • Replies: @RodW
    , @peterAUS
  135. profnasty says:
    @Karl1906

    Quote from King Faisal Saud.
    (From old man’s memory.)
    “America is NOT a great country.
    I know, because I own it.”

    • Replies: @Karl1906
  136. @Been_there_done_that

    Why you didn’t keep posting only about climate change and similar issues ?…

    But, as you at least pose a question, opening from your usual “autism”, I shall bother to reply (once again ?):

    If one were to accept the illusory premises, it also begs the question, why would the US indulge in the kinds of provocations that, according to the author, would be as surely detrimental to its interest, in the long term, as he presents it with such glee?

    Because their choice is either to die (= losing their unipolar supremacy, losing the dollar hegemony, losing their multi-billion earnings through arms selling, losing their idea of “we are the best”, losing their slave-countries) or to fight back. And they have the illusion they can win, that the world will not follow its changing course, but will stay frozen in their “great unipolar world”, as since the last 30 years. (And you certainly have the same illusion…).

    So, expectably, they chose to fight back.

    • Replies: @Been_there_done_that
  137. @peterAUS

    IDIOT OF THE DAY AWARD once again goes to Peter, Peter, punk ‘n eater.

  138. Uhhhh . . . hmmmmmm . . .

    won’t require total war to remove Russia from the Ukraine.

    However, should Russia choose to make it so — then so be it

    If that is their choice of language communication — we should oblige better today than tomorrow

    All that’s left in response — fear mongering

    laughing . . . snore

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  139. Kadyrov’s got a great sense of humour by thanking Biden for sending weapons that end up in Russian hands.

  140. @peterAUS

    It’s a pure WW1 type attrition warfare. Still, requires infantry at the end and RF is running out of it.

    It’s aWW1 type attrition warfare, but with much different capabilities. Drone reconnaissance and artillery targeting while staying far from any enemy artillery range. Night incursions over an enemy exhausted after a day of shelling and then retreating to a safe position to rest, eat, etc, while the ukrainians just go back to their “dens”. Swift attacks by aviation and missiles. Supply lines cutting and supply infrastructure dismantling.
    This may take MONTHS, as was the case of Aleppo.

    And only at the end, when ukrainian army will be really grinded down, there will be the call for the infantry. Until then, they just maintain their positions, eat, rest, take the occasional visit to the family, etc.
    I just don’t understand why you suppose RF infantry is being “running out”…

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  141. @EliteCommInc.

    Good job you don’t make the decisions or you’d get a lot of other nations’ soldiers suicided like the Ukrainians are being suicides. You take it as an affront that Russia should invade anybody and make wars – that is the privilege of the exceptional American nation and its NATO allies.

  142. anonymous[406] • Disclaimer says:

    They say that the first casualty of war is the truth. I guess then, the most often used weapon to kill the truth is – of course propaganda. I think there was eve a formula for it. Something like: Repeat a lie a hundred times – it becomes truth. That’s what in essence propaganda is.

    https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/how-liars-create-the-illusion-of-truth.html

    Luckily, I think that this formula doesn’t need to be applied at full strength in the west – thanks to their high IQ population, you need to repeat a lie maybe two or three times and it gets accepted as truth by their brainiacs. That’s how wise their great unwashed is. I think that US is a leader in this department, from what I hear, even the Nazis prior to WW2 honed their craft – propaganda wise, by studying US methods of repeating lies until they become truths.

    That’s why at present time the west has pretty much boycotted Russian media. After all – who would want contra attack against propaganda with good old fashioned truth. Then they’ll have to redouble their efforts – the west that is – instead of repeating their lies 2-3 times, they might have to do it as frequently as maybe 5-6 times until their highly intelligent population accepts the “truth”, from the perspective of their establishment.

    While we are on this subject – despite my deep respect for Ron Unz and what he has done with this site, I have one large objection to the way he perceives things. He named a very large section of articles that he wrote on various subjects “American Pravda” series. I guess in his mind Pravda was a pinnacle of propaganda. Maybe so, from an extremely skewed American perspective. But then in all fairness to truth, The Russians should have named the original, the real Pravda – Russian New York Times – then all things would have been put in their right place. Give credit where credit is due – to those who invented the most famous weapon against the truth.

    • Thanks: showmethereal
    • Replies: @annamaria
  143. Abbybwood says:
    @Chris Moore

    Pretty sure that Joe Biden quote is even worse:

    “We are ALL Zionists”.

    Speak for yourself Joe.

  144. “Good job you don’t make the decisions or you’d get a lot of other nations’ soldiers suicided like the Ukrainians are being suicides. You take it as an affront that Russia should invade anybody and make wars – that is the privilege of the exceptional American nation and its NATO allies”

    Look this matter is very clear . . .

    Russia at threat from no one invaded the Ukraine. Ukraine is entitled to self defense. She is an independent country. Should she choose to defend herself then by all reason, I am going to support that choice.

    I do think the US is exceptional and that comes with enormous responsibilities, which include avoiding needless military incursions against other states such as Iraq and Afghanistan (not ignoring the provocative events of 9/11).

    Had the Ukraine engaged in acts against Russia proper, then by all means Russia would have cause to act in accordingly in her own defense. That is not the case. I think the case in point is Georgia. Clearly based on the facts on the ground, Russia was provoked by active action. That is not the case in Ukraine.

    It matters not a twiddle if the entire corps of Ukraine military are nazis, same sex practitioners, angels or devils. They have the right to internal social development and self governance.

    If there is an afront it is this

    1. that Russia thinks she can dictate who the US dances with
    2. that she threaten the US with nuclear war should she protest in kind

    that is a direct afront and threat to US sovereignty and should be confronted yesterday

    I don’t hate Russians and don’t hate Pres Putin (nor am I ignorant of the pressures that NATO might impose on one’s psyche real or imagined

  145. JWalters says:
    @Zachary Smith

    Thanks for this summary connecting the chaos of Ukraine and the Middle East.

    It seems to me a lot of the chaos makes more sense when we see Escobar’s “Megalopolis” as a Zionist Empire, with the “Western democracies” as its vassal states.

    This explains why the vassal state “leaders” are economically sacrificing their own populations. They’re following orders. It explains the blanket censorship and lying in the vassal states about both the Middle East and Ukraine. And it explains the utter disregard for European and American (non-Jewish) lives in the Zionist Empire’s regime change, resource-grab operations, both in the Middle East and Russia.

    And since the Zionist Empire controls the banking in its vassal states, it can profit when the general populations in those countries economically suffer. Thus, in both the Covid recession and the 2008 recession we saw “record profits” on Wall Street. The same will probably be true in this “Ukraine recession”.

    For new Unz Review readers,
    War Profiteers and Israel’s Bank
    https://warprofiteerstory.blogspot.com/p/war-profiteers-and-israels-bank.html

    • Agree: emerging majority
  146. anon[835] • Disclaimer says:

    “U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui, who approved the seizure, called the pursuit of the yacht by a new Justice Department team called task force kleptocapture “just the beginning of the reckoning that awaits those who would facilitate Putin’s atrocities.”

    Seizing assets, whether a yacht or a bank account, is the easy part. To permanently confiscate them, the government must usually navigate a potentially cumbersome process known as civil forfeiture, which requires proving to a judge that the assets were obtained from the proceeds of a crime or through money laundering. Only then does the government actually own the assets, and have the power to liquidate them.”-https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/08/business/russia-oligarch-yacht-assets.html

    Who defines crimes and who defines what is atrocity ? Who defines how far the reach can extend outside the borders?

    Future will be here sooner or later . Imagine the palaces, bungalows, factories, embassies, jets, planes, aircraft carriers ,ships, cargoes, being seized and US -UK watching in horrors . Imagine the impotent disgust once the wealth of the Facebook Google Elon Musk ,Gates, Murdochs et al are seized at gun points in future . Defining the reason and the process will be the least of the problems .

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  147. RodW says:
    @peterAUS

    I feel that I might have spotted a ‘data point’ in my own neighbourhood, Japan. Until fairly recently, we had Prime Minister Suga who by my estimation served the country and its people well, avoiding dramas and contention, and making little improvements here and there with no fanfare. He was nominally on board with reducing emissions and with preventing the Covid thing, but was all for not closing the country and for quickly reopening it. His zeal in promoting domestic travel to keep the economy going was his ‘downfall’ — he resigned ostensibly because his Go To Travel campaign had allegedly increased the number of ‘cases’. There didn’t seem to be any overwhelming public pressure for him to go.

    Now we have PM Kishida who is a zealot for every sort of fashionable wokery. Not a day goes by without him saying “We’ll be working closely with the international community” in the context of some obvious idiocy or other. The nation has stocks of vaccine doses it doesn’t know what to do with since the public isn’t that keen on them, but still Kishida wants to buy more. NHK, the national broadcaster, now devotes 20 minutes every day to retailing Ukrainian propaganda straight from the fount, and Japanese ‘lawmakers’ gave Ze an unprecedented opportunity to talk to them, and an unprecedented standing ovation. One sees ghastly Ukrainian flags even in one’s own rural district. Kishida has vowed to eliminate purchases of Russian oil (although vowing to continue working with Russia on an oil project on Sakhalin…). He says “It’s a tough decision, but nothing is more important than decisions of the G7”. Hitherto, Japanese politicians have paid lip service to the international community and G7, but Kishida’s service is bordering on the obscene.

    I should say that these observations are casual and not hugely well supported. It’s just an impression. But my impression is that Suga was defenestrated and Kishida wheeled in just in time as it were. It could have been simply a democratic reflection of the current Japanese public sentiment, but somehow I doubt it.

    I have wondered about how Japan is supposed to be made to fit into the Great Reset, since, despite its obvious vassalage, it does still have some holdouts of an independent culture. But the sudden changes that Kishida has introduced make me wonder. It feels like an inflection point.

    • Thanks: peterAUS
    • Replies: @showmethereal
  148. anaccount says:

    “Ruling the World by the Anglo-Saxons?

    Yes, in 2022 the sun never sets on the Anglo-Saxon empire, apparently. So many writers cannot, even here, mention the j word. They avert their eyes in obeisance.

  149. @Irish Savant

    Japan, with help from US Jews, was happy to steal Russian land and islands. Then the USSR won the second world war, took back what Japan had stolen, and grabbed a few more islands. Japan is still smarting. Maybe that’s why they took some islands from China.

    Ukraine needs to be removed from the Black Sea. Turkey found some sea-mines drifting down from Ukraine.

  150. @showmethereal

    I have already put my reputation on the line with my comments. My position is crystal clear. I agree let’s wait a month to see if you or I is more correct. So far you have been 100% wrong on every point, in every one of your ignorant arrogant comments, but “it’s not over til it’s over”, so maybe Russia can pull a rabbit out of its hat. I expect next month to be like the last two months: serial Russian failures. After all Russia is failing now……. It is China that claims that the DF21 is a “carrier killer” despite ZERO tests against a moving Naval target. Go ahead, give it your best shot with the “YJ anti-ship cruise missile”. What you don’t understand is that The United States can break any “kill chain” you puffed up blowhard slopes manage to cobble together. Your missiles will never find their target. But it won’t come to that because you lack the capability to TRACK United States Navy ships, and that is a neccesary precursor to building a “kill chain”. Hell…you will be 20 miles off in detecting an American fleet’s probable location.

    • Replies: @karel
    , @showmethereal
  151. geopolitical chessboard, unipolar hegemony, first salvo, titanic struggle, Empire of Lies, berserk,NATO puppies, come to grips with their perplexity, micro-picture, Bismarckian Russo-German connection, cause the U.S. to lose control of the Eurasian landmass, NATOstan media hysterically barking, The Empire of Lies, “The corrupt system of SBU fanatics intermingled with UkroNazi factions is kaput”, Pentagonese “battle rhythm”, “For all his faults, Le Petit Roi Macron/McKinsey has been an exception”, neo-Orwellian Hitlerization, “tatus of dictator of a nation chloroformed into its 19th century nationalism”, “Europeans preach and pray”, “chihuahuas yapping”, “clumsily parroting the scribblings of denizens”, “Think Tankland”, Westoxified, UkroNazi P.R. agent Ursula von der Lugen, “something that only fools the LugenPresse”, Totalen Krieg, Total War, neocon/neoliberalcon psychos

    I’m deeply gratified to see that Mr. Pepe Escobar has dispensed with the laughable pretense that he’s an analyst of any kind, and seeks only to speak to fellow members of the cult.

    Congratulations Mr. Escobar, every step up counts, even small ones.

    [MORE]

    The Empire of Lies has no defensive missiles worthy of the name, and no equivalents to Mr. Zircon and Mr. Sarmat. The NATOstan sphere simply cannot win a war, any war against Russia for this reason alone.

    where they are trucked across Ukraine just in time to be duly incinerated by Russian precision strikes: the wealth of options include supersonic P-800 Onyx missiles, two types of Iskander, and Mr. Khinzal launched from Mig-31Ks.

    …but I must remind you: people who are not members of the cult are reading this – and this kind of talk would be bad enough if it only made you sound like you don’t know what you are talking about, but you don’t care and will talk about it anyway, I mean: that’s pretty bad and all you have to do is stop. But this? You sound like an 11 year old bragging to his sister about how his GI-Joes can beat up Barbie and Ken.

    but intellectual capacity is vastly superior

    Look – obviously you’re preaching to the cult, but come-on man you’re making me spit my bear out.

    The Five Seas system – Black, Azov, Caspian, Baltic, White – enshrines Russia as a de facto continental naval power. Who needs warm waters?

    Christ – sooner or later I’m gonna run out of gifs. But – let’s hold on that one, because in a way you have a funny little inverse point buried in there.

    Now at least it’s irretrievably clear how the Empire of Lies “moves at the speed of war” – as described in public by weapons peddler turned Pentagon head, Lloyd “Raytheon” Austin. In Pentagonese, that was explained by the proverbial “official” as “a combination of a call center, a watch floor, meeting rooms. They execute a battle rhythm to support decision-makers.”

    Word – f-ing – salad

    At best the Europeans preach and pray – chihuahuas yapping to His Master’s Voice – for a hybrid strategy of “containment and engagement” to be unleashed by the U.S., clumsily parroting the scribblings of denizens of that intellectual no-fly zone, Think Tankland.

    But I repeat myself, word – f…

    Vladusic contends that the intra-Slav war in Ukraine is “a great catastrophe for Orthodox civilization” – mirroring my recent first attempt to open a serious debate on a Clash of Christianities.

    A germ of truth – always necessary, and here: very sad

    Yet the major schism is not on religion but culture: “The key difference between the former West and today’s Megalopolis is that Megalopolis programmatically renounces the humanistic heritage of the West.”

    Yeah, right, that’s what it boils down to. So send a Mig-31 to lob a supersonic P-800 Onyx missile at some target in Ukraine, ideally a German NATO-trained Matryoshka babushka sil’nyy muzhchina, or something or other – we can all make up big words to fill a page.

    History may eventually register, 77 years after the end of WWII, that neocon/neoliberalcon psychos in Washington silos instigating an inter-Slavic war by ordering Kiev to launch a blitzkrieg against Donbass was the spark that led to the Fall of the U.S. Empire.

    Yes, that would be the same “neocon/neoliberalcon psychos in Washington” who offered to fly Zelensky out on the first day of the war and were ready to cede everything east of the Dnieper to Putin – before Putin’s stunning display of utter incompetence.

    Same people. I can see your point. Totally makes sense.

    It really is great to see that you’ve abandoned the whole probing-international analyst thing and stepped into your full-dress-uniform as a Putin shill, but let’s revisit this one:

    The Five Seas system – Black, Azov, Caspian, Baltic, White – enshrines Russia as a de facto continental naval power. Who needs warm waters?

    If Putin had spent the last 20 years building an Russian infrastructure worthy of any of the slippery claims that litter this article …

    PPP is what really counts; that and Russia’s superior engineers is why their hypersonic weapons are at least two or three generations ahead of the U.S. Just ask the indispensable Andrei Martyanov

    …if he had, then there might be a chance in hell that this won’t end in utter disaster for the Putin regime and a disaster for the Russian people who will have to find some way out of the hole he is digging.

    But I don’t have to argue with you. Obviously we both know how this ends.

    • Agree: peterAUS
    • Troll: mulga mumblebrain
    • Replies: @emerging majority
  152. SafeNow says:

    Key-word concise comment: Modus vivendi, Trump derangement syndrome, Raytheon, Russian national character, MSM, Blinken thinkin’, systems error, potassium iodide pills.

  153. @EliteCommInc.

    Ukraine is NOT a national state. It happens to be a semi-haphazard agglomeration of various bits and pieces of Russia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania added to Ukraine SSR by the Bolsheviks, the Soviets and latterly by Ukraine native Nikita Khrushchev in 1954 as an administrative measure within the USSR.

    Thus, Ukraine is essentially a Frankenstein Monster, with no adhesion of cultures; particularly as more than a third of those “citizens” happen to have Russian as their first language.

    Whether you are employed by an intel agency; happen to be a Hasbarfa or a \$ayanim; or a provocateur for some outfit or another I do not know. But it is beyond obvious that you are not a normal poster with anything even vaguely approaching an open mind and a scintilla of objectivity.

    • Agree: Bro43rd
    • Replies: @Avery
  154. Vitonious says:

    Pepe is becoming Baghdad Bob.

    The Slaves want to join the world.

    They want to get as far as possible from Russia as fast as they can.

    But do believe your lying eyes – believe in El Peepee!

    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  155. @SimplePseudonymicHandle

    Nit-picking, fault-finding appears to be your mode of operation. If you don’t like Escobar’s style, why bother reading it?

  156. annamaria says:
    @showmethereal

    I suspect the b-command is either a girl or a teenage boy with issues.

    PS: Sorry I misspelled the name of Andrei Martyanov (not Martynov).

    • LOL: showmethereal
  157. @anon

    A U.\$. Magistrate Judge is on the lowest end of the federal judicial scrotum-pole. Obviously, such a water-carrier was chosen for the role because the potential embarrassment for even a political appointee such as a federal district judge would be a bit much for such a terminally corrupted system.

  158. @Kurt Knispel

    “The Chasar Theory”

    The Khazar origin of the Ashkenazi Jews was popularized in the 1976 Arthur Koestler book called the Thirteenth Tribe.

    • Replies: @grettir
  159. @Vitonious

    NO recent history. Ukreich troll. The gaudier the patter, the cheaper the hood. ‘The world’ here, for this racist buffoon, is the elites of the Western global terror states. That ‘world’ is, in fact, Hell, where vitonious is, no doubt, an imp, fifth class.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  160. annamaria says:
    @anonymous

    There is actually panic in high places.

    The most recent victims were a well-balanced Consortium News and MintNews. We owe to MintNews an excellent investigation of the Epstein affair and exposure of Mega Group of Mossad-connected Jewish “philanthropists” (strictly for Jewish causes) on a treason spectrum.

    “PayPal Email Means CN [Consortium News] Is Permanently Banned:” https://consortiumnews.com/2022/05/06/mistaken-paypal-email-means-cn-is-permanently-banned/

    the email said: “Access to your account will remain limited until you perform the steps required to lift the limitation.” The steps needed to be taken were never specified. Now PayPal says that information was sent in error and there is nothing Consortium News can do to restore its account. …

    MintPress News, whose account was also shut down, received the exact email as CN did… PayPal will speak to no one dead or alive about why accounts were shut in these cases.

    They lie and cheat and look like total idiots – all these undignified steps have been taken to satisfy the CIA/deep state’s desire to prevent any honest reporting.

    The fate of Julian Assange is the best illustration of the state of “western democracy.”

    By embracing the self-proclaimed Nazis in Ukraine, the US came out as a naked fascist king with a Jewish entourage of holobiz survivors who suddenly discovered the virtue of Stepan Bandera’s followers. Anything goes in Judea War on Russia. The heavily zionized MSM obliges and extolls the self-proclaimed Ukrainian Nazis.

    “Polish victims of a massacre committed by the Ukrainian Insurgent Army” https://www.thefirstnews.com/article/over-100000-slaughtered-with-axes-pitchforks-scythes-and-knives-the-wolyn-massacre-started-76-years-ago-today-and-lasted-for-two-years-6714

    Over 100,000 were slaughtered with axes, pitchforks, scythes and knives: The Wołyń massacre lasted for two years.

    Between 1943 and 1945, members of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army massacred thousands of Poles throughout Wołyń, a region that was in Nazi-occupied Poland and is part of present-day Ukraine.

    Throughout the period, it is estimated that around 100,000 Poles died at the hands of Ukrainian nationalists. As part of retaliatory actions, Poles killed between 15,000 and 20,000 Ukrainians.
    The killings were directly linked with radical Ukrainian nationalist Stepan Bandera’s Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists and its military arm, the Ukrainian Insurgent Army.

    Their goal was to purge all non-Ukrainians from a future Ukrainian state. They wanted not only to purge Polish civilians, but also to erase all traces of Polish presence in the area.

    Sounds like a proper choice of the Jewish Lobby.

    “Israel lobby group ADL rehabilitates Hitler’s accomplices in Ukraine” https://electronicintifada.net/content/israel-lobby-group-adl-rehabilitates-hitlers-accomplices-ukraine/35021

    The current war [in Ukraine] can be traced directly to the 2014 coup in Ukraine, during which the US and its allies supported far-right and neo-Nazi elements.The goal was to install a US-friendly regime that would bring Ukraine into NATO, the anti-Russia military alliance. Moscow has long seen NATO expansion as an existential threat.

    Key actors in the US-supported coup were neo-Nazi groups like Right Sector, the Azov Battalion and C14. They are part of a broader Ukrainian nationalist movement that venerates Stepan Bandera, the leader of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, which collaborated with Hitler during World War II. During the war, members of the OUN loyal to Bandera formed the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, commonly known by its Ukrainian initials, UPA.

    The Banderites were the choice of the rabid Zionists populating the Kagans’ clan.

  161. @karel

    That is just the usual Yankee tactic of projecting their behaviour onto their victims. No country has EVER been more expansionist than the USA, that actually believes it should reign over the ENTIRE planet. Like the cancer, it knows no other way of existence.

  162. @Pop Warner

    I hate to be technical, but Jews of a certain Talmudist persuasion, whether overt or sub-conscious, have a blood feud with all goyim, and not a few of their fellows, as well. Hatred and fear as ‘religion’-how has it lasted so long?

  163. Karl1906 says:
    @profnasty

    Without the Saudis US-American hegemony would have ended in the 1970s.

    The fitting epitaph of the empire:

    • Replies: @Alfred
  164. Spanky says:
    @EliteCommInc.

    Ukraine is entitled to self defense. She is an independent country. Should she choose to defend herself then by all reason, I am going to support that choice. — EliteCommInc.

    Let’s rewrite this just a little bit:

    The Solomon Islands is entitled to self-defense. She is an independent country. Should she choose to defend herself then, by all reason, I am going to support that choice.

    Borders Are Sacred? Solomon Islands Says They Were “Threatened with Invasion” Over China Base — Andrew Anglin, via The Unz Review

    The Solomon Islands has ostensibly agreed to host a Chinese military base as part of a wider-ranging security pact with China. Australia is claiming that this is unacceptable, and that despite the fact that the Solomon Islands is a sovereign country, they have no right to host Chinese troops so near to the Australian border. The United States and the entire Western world have backed up Australia’s claim that they have a right to veto a military base on their maritime border.

    https://www.unz.com/aanglin/borders-are-sacred-solomon-islands-says-they-were-threatened-with-invasion-over-china-base/

    So, I guess you’re outraged by this (hypocrisy) too…

  165. Things sure changed

  166. peterAUS says:
    @DevilAdvocate

    I just don’t understand why you suppose RF infantry is being “running out”…

    I’ll assume you aren’t trolling, so here it is, briefly:

    Drone reconnaissance and artillery targeting while staying far from any enemy artillery range.

    Works both ways.

    Night incursions over an enemy exhausted after a day of shelling and then retreating to a safe position to rest, eat, etc, while the ukrainians just go back to their “dens”.

    Russian infantry can’t, effectively, operate at night. Check, again, from available videos/pictures RF infantry. And even if it can, there are counter-incursions by Ukrainian infantry. Check, again, what equipment, exactly, was sent to Ukraine.

    Swift attacks by aviation and missiles.

    Don’t think so. That’s bigger topic; check, again, RF Air Force CAS capability. As for missiles, nobody uses that hardware to clear a platoon sized strongpoint.

    Supply lines cutting and supply infrastructure dismantling.

    Yeah………………………………Both ways, anyway.

    And only at the end, when ukrainian army will be really grinded down, there will be the call for the infantry. Until then, they just maintain their positions, eat, rest, take the occasional visit to the family, etc.

    ?!?
    Pray tell, then, who, exactly, is holding the ground already taken by this “2nd phase”?!

    That ground was taken and is being held by RF infantry as we speak….I think. Somebody is. Martians?

    Now, should you wish, try to visualize how a company of RF mechanized infantry assembles, marches to start line, gets into combat formation, advances into “prepped” enemy position, CLEARS, secures and holds the ground. Imagine YOU are a RF infantryman. Say….a rifleman, to keep things simple. Could be a good learning experience.

  167. @mulga mumblebrain

    Name sounds Lithuanian to me, but same-same.

  168. anon[375] • Disclaimer says:

    Been_there_done-that #54

    “. . .then it should not be too long before Putin will begin to demand the return of Alaska (purchased by the US in 1867). . .”

    Yeah, well if things keep going down the way they are, we’ll probably be forced to sell it to him for the original purchase price. (If we’re lucky, he’ll at least pay us in hard currency, gold-backed rubles, and not in funny money dollars.)

  169. @EliteCommInc.

    You make your argument sound principled and clear cut but is it really? When a country starts oppressing and murdering a huge national minority which happens to be of the same ethnicity as a huge nuclear superpower just across the border what can you expect? Also in a conflict between superpowers, say USA and Russia, smaller nations taking sides will be goblled up. Russia does not need the territory but why should it watch its people being suppressed and humiliated?

    Well I disagre that 911 was an attack on America by any foreign Arab or Muslim force, nation, or group. What? Saudi attacked USA? So why didn’t America attack Saudi Arabia? No, it was a false flag of America on America, or by Israel with knowledge, approval and participation of the American government and security services.

    • Agree: Robjil
    • Replies: @Avery
  170. peterAUS says:
    @peterAUS

    One more thing. An amateur/civilian with zero military, let alone combat, experience could say: “Well….I can’t visualize that. Don’t know how it works”.

    No prob. Take a look at Donetsk Republic troopers. They do most of the fighting anyway. Dying too, apparently.
    Ah, BTW, they’ve conscripted almost anyone there and sent into the meat grinder.
    Here, for example:
    https://anti-empire.com/donetsk-republic-has-suffered-1635-kia/
    Say….from the pic with title “…a conscript on garrison duty with a Mosin rifle”, that guy with the rifle. Or the pic with title “Donetsk forces”, the guy second from the left. You think they know how it all works, either?!

    A piece of advice: try to start thinking about a Russian soldier, NOT about Russian wunderwaffe. A simple rifleman, on the ground, there. Try to change perspective.

    I get the cult thing in this online pub re Putin. Still, the level of self-delusion is getting mind boggling.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  171. @DevilAdvocate

    Because their choice is either to die…or to fight back.
    So, expectably, they chose to fight back.

    This answer doesn’t make sense because the conditions you associated with dying were gleefully ascribed by the author as a direct consequence of choosing to fight back, through the imposition of sanctions, so the either/or choice you presented as a premise is superficial.

    • Replies: @DevilAdvocate
  172. Noble Knights from the holy lands and squires (“Nazis”)
    with compliments from the rabies;
    ah, sorry – rabbi in Dnipropetrowsk…

    [MORE]

    …and the bros are lighting up Russia…
    https://www.youtube.com/shorts/HMx66-XHPFQ
    ….and bringing her back down to bros real comfort zone
    https://www.youtube.com/shorts/vLLvweoCRCI

  173. IronForge says:
    @Kurt Knispel

    Sorry, Sayanim:

    The Khazari-Ashkenazi.

    Khazari Kingdom/Khagnate (Modern UKR/SouthernRUS)
    and
    Ashkenazi/Ashguza(Scythian)/Survived Today in Turkish Village-Clusters of Iskenaz, Eskenaz and Ashanaz.
    *****

    [MORE]

    So many Discussions. Don’t have the Time to Sift through everything; but when Geneticist, Anthropologists, Historians, and Rabbis concur, the Khazari-Ashkenazi Converts Contributing to the Gene Pool of European Jewry sounds quite Logical.

    IIRC, the Genetic Correlation of Khazari-Ashkenazi to Jewish-Tribals Buried in the Promised Land Long Ago was allegedly in the Low Single Digits – alongside the Contribution Rate of Neanderthals.

    Byzantium-Khazaria, then Migrating West-North-West away from Russia.

    Quite Logical.

    Stop trying to Control the Narrative; and spend some time Eating These…

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khazars

    https://www.turkishnews.com/tr/content/2019/10/04/scientists-reveal-jewish-historys-forgotten-turkish-roots/

    https://academic.oup.com/gbe/article/5/1/61/728117?login=true

    https://www.academia.edu/58440951/Were_the_Khazars_Israelites_On_the_Ethnicity_of_Khazars_in_Hebrew_and_Chinese_Sources

    https://aish.com/ukraine-and-the-jews-12-facts/

    https://forward.com/israel/175912/jews-a-race-genetic-theory-comes-under-fierce-atta/

    https://theconversation.com/ashkenazic-jews-mysterious-origins-unravelled-by-scientists-thanks-to-ancient-dna-97962

    https://aeon.co/ideas/how-dna-traced-the-ashkenazic-jews-to-northeastern-turkey

    https://www.nature.com/articles/5201319

    https://jewishreviewofbooks.com/articles/802/are-we-all-khazars-now/

    https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/9783110236064.5/pdf

    https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/hebrew-warriors-yair-davidiy/1138951378

    https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781538103425/The-Jews-of-Khazaria-Third-Edition

    https://www.jstor.org/stable/41035790

    https://www.historytoday.com/archive/feature/khazaria-forgotten-jewish-empire

    https://alchetron.com/The-Thirteenth-Tribe

    https://www.familytreedna.com/groups/khazars/about/background

    https://www.academicstudiespress.com/out-of-series/an-annotated-english-translation-of-debar-sepatayim

    https://www.haaretz.com/.premium-the-jewish-people-s-ultimate-treasure-hunt-1.5283624

    https://silview.media/2021/06/11/times-of-israel-leaked-report-israel-acknowledges-jews-in-fact-khazars-secret-plan-for-reverse-migration-to-ukraine/

    https://www.geni.com/people/Bulan-Sabriel-al-Khazari/6000000017208083687

    https://turk-sinema.ru/en/miscellanea/kak-nazyvaetsya-dagestanskii-evreiskii-narod-iz-istorii-evreev-dagestana.html

    https://www.henrymakow.com/2022/04/russia-khazaria-ukraine.html

    https://www.rizqankareem.com/contemporary-muslim-matters/how-zionist-israel-is-neither-semitic-nor-jewish

    • Replies: @Kurt Knispel
  174. karel says:
    @Bombercommand

    will you buy me drink if your prophecies turn out to be wrong?

  175. karel says:
    @peterAUS

    Are you by any chance from Australia, Peter? I ask this because everything you write seems so eminently sensible. Just like the RF infantery is “running out”, thanks to the Ukronazis, I have been running out of money. Can you make a small donation to my exhausted account so that I can continue writing more comments?

  176. Anon[727] • Disclaimer says:
    @Kurt Knispel

    Just because Jews popularized this theory , doesn’t mean this isn’t true . By the way , Jews doesn’t like this theory anymore .

    Invention of Jewish People by Shonde is good start . Israel has banished his work to the dementia unit .

  177. anonymous[292] • Disclaimer says:
    @Here Be Dragon

    Osho? a sparkle of truth can burn down a forest of lies?

    You mean this rabidly-pagan charlatan dotnigger?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajneesh

    Rofl!

    These pagan godless mofers live and breathe Lies & Deceit. It is their lifeblood. You expect truth of any reasonable value, except some pretentious not-happening nonsense (that quote fits in quite well here), from such vermin?

    The joke is on you pagan moron.

  178. Kali says:
    @Realist

    You may not know this about me Realist, but I’m a DIYer (do it yourself) of long standing. So when it comes to the 3b’s I’m all about the DIY, and fuck the Davos crowd.

    I’m saddened by you apparent defeatist attitude my friend, and hope it’s just an artifact of the medium rather than the intended message.

    I’m reminded of that poem I was introduced to as a troubled teenager – If.

    [MORE]

    If you think you are beaten, you are
    If you think you dare not, you don’t,
    If you like to win, but you think you can’t
    It is almost certain you won’t.

    If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost
    For out of the world we find,
    Success begins with a fellow’s will
    It’s all in the state of mind.

    If you think you are outclassed, you are
    You’ve got to think high to rise,
    You’ve got to be sure of yourself before
    You can ever win a prize.

    Life’s battles don’t always go
    To the stronger or faster man,
    But soon or late the man who wins
    Is the man who thinks he can!

    Walter D. Wintle

    With love,
    Kali.

    • Thanks: Bro43rd
    • Replies: @Realist
  179. Having previously covered the History regarding Ukraine’s sovereign status allow me to simply respond with this fact in response

    “Ukraine is NOT a national state. ”

    even Russia grants the national independence of Ukraine. Case is closed on the question as even historically each of the nation’s mentioned above recognize Ukraine as s sovereign which they may have occupied at one time or another but still recognize as a people different than their own with territory boundaries marking the fact.

    —————-

    There are various reasons for the civil war in Ukraine. Countries to tragic effect have them – even true for the United States. I won’t applaud said conflict in Ukraine. However, they are entitled to fight out the question as they would. And while i initially applauded Russian intervention via the OSCE Minsk accords, it has now come to light that Russia herself aided in undermining the potential by not adhering to the mandates. Furthermore, even the OSCE protocols acknowledged in which the sovereign state of Russia and the sovereign state of Ukraine apparently are signatories Russia is in violation to those accords as well.

    With respect to national sovereignty, ethnic loyalties do not usurp the same. I won’t venture into issues in which Russia and others engaged in manipulating the internal Ukrainian social and political development – that is well known and worn.

    And I am very sympathetic that during civil wars/conflicts both participants exceed the bounds of human decency — unfortunately wars do that. But again as an internal matter, the Ukrainians are adults and can work that out. It is a perplexing dynamic in Europe and Asia this notion of ethnic loyalties to the point of war, but in reality, the question is outside of Russian jurisdiction and to date their actions have exceeded being a neutral player to prevent genocide. And their Minsk and OSCE violation(s) make that point.

    My opposition to the Mideast interventions: Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Libya, etc. are well worn here, so I will eschew rehashing the issue, no disrespect intended.

    —————————

    Solomon islands

    of course as an independent nation, the Solomon leadership can make deals with whom she chooses. And I would certainly support said deal as her right. Period. And while the US and Australia may object and complain as is their right, I would oppose any invasion of the Solomons based on a deal with China, even if said deal included military bases, which based on the following

    https://www.reuters.com/world/solomon-islands-pm-says-security-pact-with-china-wont-undermine-regional-peace-2022-04-19/

    https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/australia-solomon-islands-foreign-minister-meet-first-time-since-pact-signed-2022-05-07/

    is not a matter that is entirely settled. more importantly, short of establishing a nuclear missile site in the region, neither the US, New Zealand nor the US have any intention of invading. They may use other tools at their disposal as is a right of nations, but invasion hardly seems a rational choice or on the table. I have not read any evidence that the US intends to engage military force in an attempt to veto said relations between Solomon and China.

    ———————–

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  180. Kali says:
    @Commentator Mike

    Hi Mike,

    I spent all of my agree tags in Larry’s cosmology thread, but I do entirely agree with you. Better Russia, and China (I hope), than the western ZOGs.

    Very best wishes,
    Kali.

  181. Kali says:
    @CelestiaQuesta

    lol

    But:
    NATO = Nazi Army Tranny Organharvesters

    Replace “Nazi” with “Nutered” or “Nasty”.

    Love,
    Kali.

  182. Avery says:
    @emerging majority

    { added to Ukraine SSR by the Bolsheviks, the Soviets and latterly by Ukraine native Nikita Khrushchev in 1954}

    • Agree: Alfred, Arthur MacBride
    • Thanks: emerging majority
  183. anonymous[292] • Disclaimer says:
    @Kali

    Except, you dot-dindoos don’t actually believe in the Singular God, do you?

    See, I understand that the “Ek Omkar Satnam” sounds suspiciously like some Sikhism based stuff. Are you a Sikh? But so what, Sikhs are dindoos too, whether they accept it or not.

    [MORE]

    We do know that there are unitarian dindoos (Arya-samaj), and Sikhism should be viewed as an offshoot cult exactly like that. When Sikhs call themselves, Krishna and Ram, they are signalling (perhaps subliminally for some) that they are indeed dot-dindoos (check out a reference link below). This is the basic reality. I wonder why Sikhs are ashamed of admitting that.

    Ultimately, only Islam believes in a Singular God, pure unbending Monotheism, and you pagan polytheists (your hyper-veneration of those haloed gurus is noted here) have simply co-opted it for now (it is unassailable, after all), so that you can brainwash idiots everywhere (including the many here) to your godless path to Hell. Surely, as far as Sikhism goes, not many are biting right?

    And, what an accursed path that is. Now, imagine a dindoo proselytiser…

    Oh by the way, people, God may be singular, but he is also 3 (trimurti) or very well could be 3 gazillion. That is immaterial, since all of them are 1. *cough*

    One of the gazillion is the most SUPREME *cough* Lord Vishnu, who also happened to be impotent at vanquishing a mighty demon, so he oh-so-reluctantly raped the demon’s chaste wife, Tulsi, whose chastity was said demon’s Achilles heel…

    …and so fucking on and on…

    But, what does Vishnu have to do with Sikhism, you ask? Here is a reference to Sikhism’s belief in the supreme *cough* Vishnu;

    https://www.thesikhencyclopedia.com/philosophy-spirituality-and-ethics/mythological-references/vishnu/

    As another dindoo said earlier, it is all “maya,” an illusion. You understand now… your entire spiritual belief system is an illusion. You suffer from spiritual cognitive-dissonance. We are “monotheists,” as well as dindoos, and there is no contradiction in that!

    Lol!!

    You “dindoo” fuckers are like an open book. You come around and spew all this pretentious nonsense, portraying yourselves as these wise and peaceful people (the pretentious nonsense helps here, but not against people who see through your kind), and the other pagan godless vermin seem well primed to lap it all up. I can’t help but laugh at all those morons who “Agree” and give “Thanks.”

    Carry on dindoo!! 😀

    • Replies: @Bro43rd
  184. Avery says:
    @Commentator Mike

    {…why should it watch its people being suppressed and humiliated?}

    Far worse than merely ‘suppressed and humiliated’.
    Massacred (Odessa), murdered, attempted ethnic cleansing — 2014/2015 attack on Donbass by UkroNazis — shelled continuously for 8 years (~14,000 ethnic Russians dead)………

    • Agree: Commentator Mike
  185. @IronForge

    Ah, man, thank you,
    you are making yourself so much work and I am a hopeless thick scull:
    To me a Jew, any Jew, as long as he identifies somehow somewhere as Jew(ish) and does not totally reject Judaism and any association and beneficiary with it, is a FUCKING JEW!

  186. Russia must start sending weapons to America; e.g. re-export those captured Stingers & Javelins.
    And remember to send a fair part of it to Gaza too.

  187. @peterAUS

    I’ll assume you aren’t trolling

    As you have seen before, when I engage in discussion with someone I don’t forcibly agree, it’s to try to understand his point of view.

    Drone reconnaissance and artillery targeting while staying far from any enemy artillery range.

    Works both ways.

    I think not, because one side has clear air supremacy, better RF space coverage and jamming, and unimpeded supply of adequate artillery and munitions.

    Russian infantry can’t, effectively, operate at night. Check, again, from available videos/pictures RF infantry. And even if it can, there are counter-incursions by Ukrainian infantry. Check, again, what equipment, exactly, was sent to Ukraine.

    I don’t doubt ukrainians were generously supplied by NATO. But you stated before that RF forces had not any night vision equipment, and that is false. Saw a lot of videos of their incursions.

    Don’t think so. That’s bigger topic; check, again, RF Air Force CAS capability.

    If Ukraine airforce has been denied control of their airspace since the beginning of operation + their airstrips destroyed + not being resupplied (all news are about outdated artillery and tanks…), how can they keep against an adversary who has none of those setbacks ?

    Supply lines cutting and supply infrastructure dismantling.

    Yeah………………………………Both ways, anyway.

    Can you point me any (credible) information source where it’s stated how much the ukrainians bombed the russian train network, have their fuel and munitions blowed up by hypersonic missiles (not those insignificant fuel depots in Belgorod…), having to conscript middle age and old men to fight in front lines ?

    You may probably have access to some information sources much better that what we are seeing either from the (engaged) russian side or from the (liars and confused) official west MSM side. If you could be so kind to share them…

    Pray tell, then, who, exactly, is holding the ground already taken by this “2nd phase”?!

    That ground was taken and is being held by RF infantry as we speak….I think. Somebody is.

    From what we see in some liberated cities, life is going back to normal. Of course they still have missile attacks against everyone indiscriminately, but not the threat of ground troops attacks. The same as in Kiev and all western Ukraine, I suppose.
    What I’m talking is about the areas immediately adjacent to both sides of main front lines, in Donbass. As you stated, the main ground infantry attacks are done by the militia, not by RF troops. So, these last ones may indeed rest, send some shells and wait for the eventual later big attack if/when NATO becomes directly involved.
    And it doesn’t matter if the militias lose a lot of people and/or are bad prepared. They are highly motivated because they are defending their own territory, and this cannot be said about the ukrainians fighting there, who came from other lands and who feel they are being thrown as cannon fodder for political and PR reasons…

    • Replies: @peterAUS
  188. @peterAUS

    The level of Peter, Peter’s delusion is mind boggling.

    • Agree: acementhead
  189. @EliteCommInc.

    Why espouse “legalism” when the U\$\$A has broken nearly every treaty it has ever signed and is the most egregiously aggressive power on the planet?

    • Agree: Avery
  190. Bro43rd says:
    @anonymous

    There is no “delusional” or “jerk” auto-comment so I felt it necessary to reply.

  191. Realist says:
    @Kali

    You may not know this about me Realist, but I’m a DIYer (do it yourself) of long standing. So when it comes to the 3b’s I’m all about the DIY, and fuck the Davos crowd.

    It is good you are a DIYer.

    I’m saddened by you apparent defeatist attitude my friend, and hope it’s just an artifact of the medium rather than the intended message.

    Oh, I don’t have a defeatist attitude, about myself. I just don’t have any confidence in the vast majority of the U. S. population. They are insouciant and willing to accept anything to get along.

    You are much younger than me. I think when the SHTF you will find that being a DIYer, while helpful…has its limitations. It may not be a question of survival, but a question of accepting the living conditions.

    The Davos crowd did not come this far to allow themselves to be fucked by civil disobedience.

    • Replies: @Kali
  192. Che Guava says:
    @Notsofast

    Thank you, notso. I really was deliberately being obtuse, but your description is likely sharper and closer to Pepe’s thinking than my own impression, sub-Sahara, bits of central and northern South America, much or most of the latter north of the equator.

    It is just a nonsensical concept.

  193. @Bombercommand

    No you are an anonymous troll. That US Marine in the video put his reputation on the line. And you did not and can’t refute anything he said because you live in a dream world. He gave precise analysis based on what is going on vs you who go off propaganda from the western media and just believe it. But yeah we will see indeed. But according to you and western propaganda it is dumb to waste money giving Ukraine weapons since they shouldn’t need it since Russia is failing horribly. Make up your minds. Or you just like wasting money?

    As to still talking about the missiles. Again you are being an imbecile. It was the US who announced when China sent hypersonic missiles around the globe and estimated how much they missed the target by. The US said it had never been done before. Genius – why do you think the Pentagon has never ever tried to dispute that China was able to hit moving targets with the DF missiles. In fact they leaked satellite imagery showing how China used ship mock ups on tracks for years BEFORE they tested them as sea. You have not the slightest idea of how things work it seems.

    Again though you should worry more about the YJ cruise missiles even before thinking of the DF missiles. The US knows all of China missiles have range and speed advantages- which is why they want Japan and Australia to stick their necks out.

    And unlike you cowboy it is not part of Chinese culture to brag and show off. In fact Chinese will more “sand bag” to use a western term. Same way China repeats we are the second largest economy (when by PPP China passed the US back in 2014). Just like last year China put into operation 2 out of 3 exascale computers into operation and never announced it. It only became known because the international groups who text supercomputer performances checked the machines and awarded them medals and said “how come you guys never announced it”??. So when you see a story like this about satellites – that means they aren’t even giving you the half https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3177079/chinese-smart-satellite-tracks-us-aircraft-carrier-real-time

  194. @YetAnotherAnon

    Precisely. The Chinese know that one day in the none-too-far-future they will have to stand up to the “fire and fury” of the Woke Woke West, and that when that day comes, they will have nobody to rely on except for themselves (since everybody else can be scared shitless by US propaganda, bought by the Dollar Empire, or simply ignored for lack of impact). So to them it is all a matter of getting prepared, and every power that is outside the pale of the US is constantly being assessed as to how it can be put to optimal use: by allying, or by plundering. Thus, an ally of China on the road to ruin should expect to be stripped mercilessly of its last remaining assets by the Chinese, if only for scorched earth reasons.

  195. Kali says:
    @Realist

    They are insouciant and willing to accept anything to get along.

    Maybe so, Realist, but my experience suggests a sizeable minority are ready, hungry, wanting to be inspired – waiting for some meaningful action in which they can participate.

    We only need around 10% to shift to a new paradigm. And even if we have no impact, at least we get to live our own lives on our own terms, not just bowing to tyranny.

    Doing nothing changes nothing!

    But always there will be hecklers “boo”ing from the sidelines. Maybe they laugh because “the deep state”, or roll their eyes because “insouciant masses”, not realising it is they who are asleep. Or something else equally pointless. – I apologise if that hurts. Truly.

    In my years outside of the system, living on the edge, I even had one guy thow an egg at me – he hated me for my freedom, because it made him uncomfortable. And yet here I am, by divine will, 10 years down the line living in paradise on the south-facing slopes of a Portugal mountain, care-taker of all I survey, proving beyond doubt that all that is needed is the courage to let go and take the first step in a new direction.

    I’m 54 years old. And ten years free.

    Best of luck my friend, with whatever you do or do not do,
    Kali.

    • Agree: Spanky
    • Replies: @Realist
    , @Realist
  196. Alfred says:
    @Karl1906

    A more accurate translation:

    “By divine victory, our nation made the USA broken”

  197. @RodW

    Honest question – you believe he bends more to the west than Abe? From what I see Abe is still controlling behind the scenes. But anecdotally a cousin of mine who lives in Japan says that because Japan needs migrants it is trying to make itself more palatable to the west because the migrants it wants are not other Asians – but western English speakers (specifically it is true in his industry). Do you agree with that assessment?

    • Replies: @RodW
  198. Mefobills says:
    @IronForge

    1) There “are” no “Continental Naval Powers”. You’re either/neither a Continental Power and/or Naval Power. A Country must have a Ocean-Traversing “Blue Water Navy” to be considered a Naval Power.

    Russia is tying together its oceans, including using the river system.

    https://anti-empire.com/russias-30-million-missile-corvettes-have-four-times-the-weapons-range-of-us-2-billion-destroyers-and-cruisers/

    From Pepe:

    The Sea of Azov – linked to the Caspian by the Don-Volga canal – is already a Russian lake. And the Black Sea is next, the key connection between the Heartland and the Mediterranean. The Five Seas system – Black, Azov, Caspian, Baltic, White – enshrines Russia as a de facto continental naval power. Who needs warm waters?

    From the Link above:

    These sound like puny vessels, except here is the thing: they can hit an enemy surface ship from four times the distance a US destroyer (Arleigh-Burke) or cruiser (Ticonderoga) can.

    Four different classes of corvettes are being built. Buyan-M-class of which 15 are planned and 10 are already serving. Steregushchiy-class of which 24 are planned and 6 are serving. Karakurt-class of which 18 are planned and one is already serving. And Gremyashchiy-class of which 4 are planned and 1 is already serving.

    Many of Russia’s older corvettes are specialized for anti-submarine warfare, but 25 Tarantul-class, 4 Bora-class, and 3 Buyan-class vessels are likewise capable of firing the P-800 or Kalibr missiles.

    Not bad for vessels light enough that they can be switched out between the Baltic, Black and Caspian fleets as need arises by navigating Russia’s network of rivers and canals.

    It’s just incredible how derelict the US Navy has been in missing out on the entire naval missile revolution, which to make things worse isn’t even a new thing. The technology, albeit initially in a cruder form, has been around for 50-60 years now.

    Russian A2AD form of warfare is to interdict Altanatacist blue water navies, such that they may NOT control Russian rims.

    In other words, western “thinktankland” funded by usury dollars recycled from finance capitalism, is meeting resistance in all phases of its construct, including deep water navies AND in the finance sector.

    China’s blue water navies are to extend its A2AD beyond the South China sea, and to push out American Carrier Fleets. The F35 has low range, and most tankers are not stealth. Tankers are the weak point, and can be targeted, rendering American Carrier fleets useless.

    China’s catapult equipped carriers allow fighter/attack aircraft to carry more bombs, fuel, and air to air missiles, to then protect China’s belt and road ports and rims.

    Game over. What our (((Friends))) created in 1694, is being overturned. NSDAP Germany failed, and now history has a chance to right itself.

    If only China and Russia can learn to jubilee debts….., and prevent civilization from polarizing. Well one can dream that they can truly advance themselves.

    • Replies: @showmethereal
    , @IronForge
  199. trudy says:

    What the last 100 years have proved is that Americans are cowards at heart. It’s easy to carpet bomb third world countries, or machine-gun Indians. It’s much harder to deal with the tribe and its acolytes. Even when the tribe openly steals from you, mocks you, or drags you by the nose into another devastating war, you merrily bend over and ask for more. They scare you shitless, don’t they? But the same Americans who bend over for Uncle Bibi will turn around and assail or inveigh against Hispanics or Asians. No guts. No integrity. No more lectures, please. You’re all cucks. The baby boomers most of all, who let the tribe turn them against their own parents and America simply because the boomers were too stupid to think for themselves. That generation should be napalmed.

    • Agree: annamaria
  200. trudy says:
    @CelestiaQuesta

    The average American has the insouciance of the coward. The bully on the block until someone else can punch back. They lack the gonads to stand up to Global Shlomo, and that is why they don’t have a country anymore.

    • Agree: annamaria
  201. It looks like the Lughansk People’s Republic has been completely liberated. Ukrainian forces have been pushed out of its borders.

    • Replies: @Wielgus
  202. @showmethereal

    The West is giving The Ukraine weapons AND Russia is failing, it’s easy to see merely look at the battle maps. In the East, Russia is in about the same place it was 2 months ago. The “new look” offensive has gained almost nothing. Notice that General Valery Gerasimov didn’t attend the Victory Parade May 9th in Moscow? I wonder why….maybe he was just too overjoyed Russia is “winning”….President Putin didn’t mention any “wins” in his speech May 9th….Why was that if Russia is “winning”???? Regarding China’s “carrier killer” DF21, you are a font of misinformation. The DF21 has never been tested hitting a moving Naval target, or even tested against a moving Naval target at all. You are 100% wrong. The fake carrier decks on “tracks” are still under construction as of a few months ago, and certainly have never been used in tests. There is a STATIONARY fake carrier deck at that Western desert location with a few craters, misses, nearby, but no confirmation the craters were made by the DF21, or any missile, ballistic or cruise, anyway the craters are misses of a STATIONARY target. Zero tests, zero successes against even fake moving targets on tracks. A loooooooong way from a real world combat situation. The United States Navy has been practicing cryptic maneuvers for decades, has excellent EW, and are experts at breaking up an adversary’s “kill chain”. Finally, that SCMP article misuses the term “tracking”, what it describes is not “tracking”. BTW, has the PLAN managed to get a battle weight J15 off the the flight deck of Shandong? I didn’t think so….too bad keep trying….when it happens you can let me know by a fake Chinese “quantum satellite video call”….

    • Replies: @showmethereal
    , @karel
  203. Wielgus says:
    @Commentator Mike

    Trying to pierce the fog of war, I had the impression they were gaining ground and the opposition was weaker than in the Donetsk area.
    One village they took only had one person declaring Ukrainian as his or her first language in the 2001 Ukrainian census. The area has no business being in Ukraine anyway.

  204. Realist says:
    @Kali

    We only need around 10% to shift to a new paradigm. And even if we have no impact, at least we get to live our own lives on our own terms, not just bowing to tyranny.

    You will get to live on your terms as long as the Deep State allows it.

    Not everyone can live in Portugal.

    • Replies: @Kali
  205. Putin can’t even rearrange the geopolitical space in Ukraine. He won’t go any further. His Army is being squandered in Ukraine and he does not have the means to rebuild it. The US will take care of itself with Biden in “charge.”

    • Replies: @annamaria
  206. peterAUS says:
    @DevilAdvocate

    …you stated before that RF forces had not any night vision equipment…

    Of course that Putin Pretor….I mean Alpha group have them, and plenty of other outfits.
    I said/say/will say that for quite some time RF infantry wasn’t/isn’t/will not be capable of effective night operations.

    …If you could be so kind to share them..

    You mean posting all those links where we can see RF logistical effort being destroyed? Nope.

    As for this:

    ….I think not, because one side has clear air supremacy, better RF space coverage and jamming, and unimpeded supply of adequate artillery and munitions….

    …If Ukraine airforce has been denied control of their airspace since the beginning of operation + their airstrips destroyed…

    … in some liberated cities, life is going back to normal…

    …these last ones may indeed rest, send some shells and wait for the eventual later big attack if/when NATO becomes directly involved….

    And especially this:

    ….it doesn’t matter if the militias lose a lot of people and/or are bad prepared…

    We have different perception of reality.
    End of conversation.

    • LOL: Spanky
    • Replies: @DevilAdvocate
  207. annamaria says:
    @Quartermaster

    Enjoy!
    https://www.moonofalabama.org/2022/05/ukraine-open-thread-2022-63.html#comments

    the special forces of the DPR army tracked down the headquarters of one of the artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Donetsk direction. After waiting for their commanders to gather at headquarters, an ATGM was struck. After the surviving Ukrainians running out of the headquarters turned out to be naked, it became clear what their gunners were doing at meetings. Now the world community will accuse our side of mass killing of LGBT people.

    Enjoy even more!
    👠Zelensky Dancing in Heels 👠👠👠🎶

  208. “Why espouse “legalism” when the U\$\$A has broken nearly every treaty it has ever signed and is the most egregiously aggressive power on the planet?”

    1. the rules matter

    2. ethics matter even more

    3. while the US has ended treaties, there is no record that she has violated all such agreements

    4. the US is one of the least aggressive powers on the planet and attempting to use the last twenty years to answer for 200 plus won’t wash.

    Note: it is entirely possible that in response to China’s use of force in the pacific against nations, especially regarding the UNCLOS violations that the US, Australia and New Zealand will move to act accordingly. That does not seem to be the case, but China’s own aggression, i.e. Philippines, a similar language might be justified. But the Solomon’s have not indicated that they feel threatened to my knowledge

    Clearly that is the case with Russia — Russia choice to violence by which to communicate invites a similar response. Demands as much in my view

    Further note, when the Russians aided the Syrians, the US nor NATO threatened nuclear exchange with Russia. In real politic so oft refrained, it is a mistake for the US, NATO, the EU, and the international community at large not to respond in kind and we should so engage yesterday

  209. @peterAUS

    It is clear who your masters are, troll… What happened to your split personality, ehr, your side kick?

    I guess you finally went to psychotherapy…. Yes you need it 😀

  210. @Kali

    Oh… Maybe this is a new split personality of PeterAUS… The style is similar…

    If “they” start congratulating each other, then this is a new split alter..

    Peter, make sure to take your antipsychotics as prescribef by your shrink, else you’ll get worse 😀

    • Replies: @IreneAthena
    , @Kali
  211. @Marcali

    The agressors and invaders are USA and its NATO vassals, you troll…

    Russia has to protect its borders from western agression, which is in fact jewish agression.

    And the jews invaded Palestine.

    Those are the real agressors.

    • Replies: @Marcali
  212. peterAUS says:

    ….Let’s see will The Great Chessmaster announce (any) mobilization on the ceremony….

    He didn’t.

    Here is the intent, then:
    Try to get a little bit more territory in the East. Hope that the stalemate will, somehow, create something positive.

    Execution:
    Retreat from the Kharkov area to try to provide necessary manpower. Scrap the bottom of the barrel in Donbas too.
    Note: won’t make much of a difference. Troops exhaustion.

    Use RF part of the effort to provide…ahm…logistics, CiC and fire support with Donbas cannon fo…I mean infantry, to keep pushing.
    Note: won’t make much of a progress/gain.

    All good for the cabal in Kremlin. As for troops and their families…ah, well, who cares? That’s what serfs in Russia are for.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  213. @Bombercommand

    I realize you are really a dummy. Russia is taking the regions it set out to in the first place. But actually it’s going further now as it goes toward Odessa. It’s cutting Ukraine completely from the Black Sea in addition to removing Ukraine military from Donbass. It’s not even really debatable. Basically every day NATO weapons are being blown up by long range missiles in the west of Ukraine and in the east almost daily there are videos of Russian and Donbass militias showing the war booty of the NATO launchers being supplied – after the weapons are abandoned or their operators surrendered or died. Russia stated its objectives from the start – and anyone with sense to have followed their continued assert the Minsk Agreements be followed knee what action they would take. Either you are just dense or you write the garbage the MSM says that Russia wanted to conquer Ukraine

    I also note you skipped the video that anamaria provided to you – but I release your capacity to release bullocks is backed up – so you didn’t bother to respond.

    As to the stationery carriers. Again you are simply and idiot. They were movable on a track easily seen by satellites. US defense analysts noted it was done in the open FOR YEARS… and then was done out at sea – AGAIN IN FULL VIEW of recon satellites. You really are a troll. Stop embarrassing yourself.

    Again do you know the speed and ranges of ship (and air) fired YJ series anti ship missiles? I Bet the Pentagon does.

    Oh and go check again – another quantum satellite relay record was just achieved in the past few weeks. Again – you don’t get a culture that is not braggadocious like you. Your type made that mistake in the Korean War against a broken down China. Don’t be dumb enough to make the mistake again…. As I said at least the powers that be want to push the Japanese in the line of fire first – while they try to provoke a war. Your sick type never learns. Thankfully sociopaths like yourself are so far kept from the war rooms. You don’t get that in the Korean War China was no longer despondent as it hat become under Manchu rule in the second half of the Qing. The will to resist sabotage regarding Taiwan or the South China Sea is as strong as during the Korean War – except China is much better equipped now. Stop trolling and be realistic.

    You claim the SCMP article misused the word tracking. Maybe you just can’t read. Those AI satellites are part of a relay to notify when those military ships are spotted on the move. Where on earth do you think a potential fight would happen? Are you too ignorant to know China has over the horizon radars on the mainland and in the South China Sea??? Are you too ignorant to know China has radar planes also and the types of phased array and active radars they carry. Do you not know how much signals Intelligence China has stationed in the South China Sea. In other words from Japan – all the way to Guam – China can watch US assets just like the US can watch Chinese. Again if the navies come within 500 km of each other – who has the faster and long range missiles??? Answer that can you? No because you have no clue about anything. And that is all besides the DF missiles – which the Pentagon sure do believe can work both for ships and to hit Guam – which is why they came up with a plan to try to diffuse forces to smaller bases so if Guam is hit – everything isn’t wiped out. That’s the Pentagon and Rand telling you that clown. Just like The guy in New Atlas who is a former Marine used US briefings to show what is being said by the press doesn’t match the reality of what is going on in Ukraine. Again – stop embarrassing yourself: you don’t have to like Russia or China – but you should live in reality.

  214. @EliteCommInc.

    4) complete bullocks … the US has intervened via invasion out coups in every country in the Western Hemisphere. The US has been involved in military campaigns over 80% of its history.

    As to the SCS. Filipinos just elected by a HUGE landslide – Marcos Jr who campaigned on continuing Duterte’s policies (makes perfect sense since Duterte is well beloved) – including engaging with China and working with China in the SCS for joint economic projects. The people who resist are the military industrial complex – because of course the US is embedded with them. The common man obviously agrees Filipinos should not be used as missile fodder against China. Asians don’t want war… except for one nation who considers themselves honorary westerners. I’m sure you can figure out who that is

  215. @peterAUS

    We have different perception of reality.
    End of conversation.

    That’s fine for me. You are clearly not interested on making bridges between our perceptions.
    Time will be the final judge of our perceptions.

  216. @Bombercommand

    Oh here is the split personality…. And he keeps talking to the main alter…

    PeterAUS, you are psychotic.

  217. Avery says:
    @annamaria

    {After the surviving Ukrainians running out of the headquarters turned out to be naked,}

    Ouch !

  218. @Been_there_done_that

    This answer doesn’t make sense because the conditions you associated with dying were gleefully ascribed by the author as a direct consequence of choosing to fight back, through the imposition of sanctions, so the either/or choice you presented as a premise is superficial.

    Not at all. The either/or choice is presenting itself since long time ago, at least since the end of WWII. Sanctions are just a desperate action, revealing weakness instead of strength and unity. And which we see failing more and more. And becoming instead a shooting in oneself foot.

    I’m really at odds about what kind of world you are living and wondering about… Can you present us a coherent and sane view from your perspective ? A realistic one, not one from your ideals and wishes ?

    • Replies: @Been_there_done_that
  219. @annamaria

    Well, to give the devil his due, they may just have dumped their burning clothes. Anybody remember the famous My Lai photo?

  220. IreneAthena says: • Website
    @White Noise

    Could you be right, White Noise? Could it be true? “I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together…. I am the eggman, THEY are the eggman, I am the Walrus, goo-goo-g’joob.”

    Is it even true….of YOU, White Noise???? Exhibit A: the “cast” of “characters” “Agree”-ing with each other in the comment below.

    Ghali says:
    April 15, 2022 at 8:17 am GMT • 25.5 days ago • 100 Words ↑
    Since 1991, Russia has been under the thumps of US-led Western elites. Many nations around the world are waiting for Russia to change it financial and political courses. Russia happily participated as a “partner” on US aggression and terror in the Middle East and Africa. Despite US ant-Russia policies (economic warfare), Russia continues to implement the IMF disastrous recommendations. President Putin rhetoric sounds nothing more than empty rhetoric for domestic consumption.

    The Russian leadership, including in finance, knows that the U.S. is a criminal syndicate masquerading as a country. However Russia continues turning the other cheek, making concessions at the expense of the Russian people.

    • Agree: peterAUS, White Noise
    • Replies: @Realist, @Curmudgeon
    REPLYAGREE/DISAGREE/ETC.

    I’m just kidding around, White Noise. Maybe you just need a nap.

    • Thanks: Kali
  221. “4) complete bullocks … the US has intervened via invasion out coups in every country in the Western Hemisphere. The US has been involved in military campaigns over 80% of its history.

    As to the SCS. Filipinos just elected by a HUGE landslide – Marcos Jr who campaigned on continuing Duterte’s policies (makes perfect sense since Duterte is well beloved) – including engaging with China and working with China in the SCS for joint economic projects. The people who resist are the military industrial complex – because of course the US is embedded with them. The common man obviously agrees Filipinos should not be used as missile fodder against China. Asians don’t want war… except for one nation who considers themselves honorary westerners. I’m sure you can figure out who that is . . .”

    In response that is of course a rather vague reference intervention sure whether such interventions have all been invasions false. And not all interventions have included the use of force. To my understanding the US has only invaded

    Mexico in response to Mexican provocations attempting to retake previously lost territory

    Invasion of Canada War of 1812 in response to British interference and illegal capture of US citizens and shipping

    And one could contend that the Indian Wars were in fact invasions, but given the right of conquest that even native americans engaged — not necessarily beyond the norm – far different than the treaty violations

    The contention you make is a tad straw because you don’t make any comparisons, for example, the Europeans nations and even some in Asia have a history of invasion that out span the US in time and space

    France, Great Britain, Germany, Belgium, Russia . . . certainly make the US look like amateurs and by most measures we are. In fact Russia is depending on our amaturish response to their invasion and threats and thus far we are certainly obliging.

    https://www.liquisearch.com/list_of_conflicts_in_europe/20th_century

    The invasion of Cuba ad the Philippines

    Of those the only invasions in which the US upended some norm is the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan

    European Theater WWI and WWII and the pacific in an appropriate response to actions taken by German, Austrian and Japanese powers actions against the US

    However, currently in regards to the invasion of Ukraine and subsequent revelations why along with the threats of nuclear exchange – we should speak the language chosen by the Russians and move with all due purpose and speed to remove them from Ukraine immediately if not yesterday.

    . One would need to make that distinction as well as the distinction between invasion and invitation – there is a difference.

    • Replies: @EliteCommInc.
  222. @EliteCommInc.

    Philippines

    I did not say that the Phillipnes could nopt cooperate or were not cooperating with China. What I said is that China has acted very aggressively to include the use of force over the territorial water use disputes in waters classified as Phillipine economic zones exclusively as noted in the UNCLOS protocols.

    https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/R/R44555/4

    https://globalnation.inquirer.net/99689/unclos-explained-why-chinas-claims-in-south-china-sea-are-invalid

    https://dukeundergraduatelawmagazine.org/2018/10/01/unclos-and-the-south-china-sea-disputes/

    The Philippine president’s choice does not negate the issues or what prompted them

    https://www.newsweek.com/philippines-duterte-says-court-ruling-against-china-trash-thrown-away-1589183

    Note the US has security agreements that require US aide should they come under attack

  223. Notsofast says:

    thank you for attempting to educate bombercommand, but some tasks in life may prove to an insurmountable challenge. it’s impossible to teach someone who doesn’t want to learn and bombercommand is not here to learn but to troll.

    from what i read, china currently has a carrier group around taiwan and is warning the u.s. not to further arm taiwan. at the same time the geniuses at the state dept have just removed their reference to, one china, taiwan is part of china, from their website. interesting times we live in.

    • Agree: showmethereal
    • Replies: @showmethereal
  224. @EliteCommInc.

    Your #3: Tell that one to an informed and aware Native American…he could tell you all you could stomach of the trail of broken treaties…and the Trail of Tears.

    Ethics matter? Of course they do. That’s why most posters here detest the current puppet regime in the Di\$trict of Corruption.

    #4: “least aggressive powers”…you must have swallowed your tongue with that whopper. Tell it to the Iraqis, Afghanis, Syrians (U\$\$A troops currently occupying a swath of that roadblock to I\$raeli dominance) Libyans, Serbians…and for that matter Grenadans and Panamanians.

    Have you no shame?

  225. peterAUS says:
    @peterAUS

    Re

    ….citizen of around middle class position….a year from now compared to January 2022 ?….

    from around 3:45 to 5:37 minute.

  226. AddOn says:

    Kinda like the same with the Ocean. You don’t get to decide. The ocean is going to decide. Been there darling; got lucky, you don’t get to decide.

  227. annamaria says:
    @peterAUS

    Oh yes, Talmidists have been dreaming about Russian serfs for centuries – after having Polish serfs and Ukrainian serfs.

    On your obsession with “retreats”:

    Hope that this was highly educational for you.

    • Replies: @Avery
    , @Commentator Mike
  228. peterAUS says:

    From 9:10.

    That’s, apparently, the best CQB RF infantry in the theatre.

    The video is for domestic RF consumption. It’ll deliver what’s intended.

    It also confirms, again, a couple of things for Ukrainian benefit.

    All good.

  229. Avery says:
    @annamaria

    Larry Johnson’s blog that Andrei mentioned in his vid.
    A good blog to visit regularly.

    https://sonar21.com/is-ukraine-abandoning-its-military-units/

    Unless they are Azov-ilk death-squad murderers — in which case the pics are eye candy — it’s sad to see the dead Uki soldiers being collected and dumped in mass graves.
    As Alexander Mercouris often says in his vids: they are somebody’s son, brother, husband, father,….

    My Russian is quite poor, but I think the masked guy in front of the burial ditch was saying that they told Uki military leaders to come and collect their dead troops and they refused…….

    • Agree: showmethereal
  230. @Notsofast

    Indeed – the US tells China it will stick to the Joint Communiques and the One China policy (see last two high level meetings) and then proceeds to do the exact opposite.

    Many diplomats of the day are willing to admit that NATO did give verbal agreement not to expand after German reunification. Of course they never kept there word. Which is why when Putin delivered Russia’s demands they were in writing and public and he wanted an agreement in writing and in public. Well the US/PR China Joint Communiques are in writing and the US has been slowly undermining them since Reagan got into power. But I guess that was Putin’s point. Didn’t he say “when we talk you (the west) never listen” – or something to that effect? So he knew…

    • Replies: @Avery
  231. @Mefobills

    Good analysis…. I was trying to explain those things to “bombercommand” on this thread. Naval battles are all about the range and speed and saturation of armaments. He doesn’t get it. Russia is first in that regard now and China is second (though China has “more” ships/missiles)… US is behind both. He arrogantly talks about “kill chain” as if only the US has the capabilities… When in fact Russia and China have both shown they can hit enemy satellites over 600km in orbit.

    Sadly – NATO keeps trying to drag out the war in Ukraine and now wants to help the US/Japan try to cause the same thing over Taiwan. Sick people they are.

    • Replies: @IronForge
  232. grettir says:
    @Joe Paluka

    Koestler is entertaining but no real source. My 1910 Britannica has a full account.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  233. @grettir

    For a somewhat objective treatment log into Khazaria.com . Those folks are proud of their Khazarian heritage. Proof is in the pudding.

  234. IronForge says:
    @showmethereal

    I’m an ex-USNaval Officer and a 2ndGen Fleet Vet who sailed on the Front Lines of the Cold War, ArmChair Retard.

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  235. IronForge says:
    @Mefobills

    Escobar is a Journalist.

    I’m an ex-USNaval Officer and a 2ndGen Fleet Vet who sailed on the Front Lines of the Cold War. I’ve Sailed into Mine Infested Hot War Zones in Naval Convoys through the Gulf – WITHOUT the 6 month buildup of 600K Troops backing us up.

    Big difference. He observes, interviews, and writes. I was with the People who Made Things Happen – fortunately, without Murdering Civilians under False-Flags.

    One of his Flaws is that he is a Casual Observer and Mid-to-Higher Echelon Military(Navy)/GeoPolitics/Econ/Trade Dynamics and Technical Terms are Out of his League.

    In this Article, he casually used a “Non-existent” Term jumbled together and didn’t think/do his homework far enough to comprehend the importance of Warm Water Port Access.

    Warm Water Ports – in this example, Sevastopolis, Crimea – targeted from 2014 Onwards by Nudelman-Khagan and recently by Order of Zelenskyy – happens to be One of the Primary Reasons why Russia engaged their Special Military Operations.

    I’m being polite since Escobar seems to have a good heart from his Dialogue and does a B+ to A Work in getting himself in Journo Opportunities to cover Key GeoPolitical Subjects+Events we expected our MSM and Alt/Independent Media to…

    *****
    RUS have had a robust Blue Water Navy for Decades during the Cold War until the SUN Collapse; and their Deployment and Standoff off IND against USA+GBR Fleets during the IND-PAK Wars proved their Might. In the Present, their refurbished Kirov Class BattleCruiser and modernized Nuclear Submarines are to be respected – even more so due to their Hypersonics.

    Due to their Missile Tech, RUS can smite, destroy, and ruin the Conventional Military Forces and Civil Infrastructure of Every Other Nation-State without venturing very far from their Coastlines.

    Kind regards,

    • Agree: Corrupt
    • Thanks: emerging majority
    • Replies: @peterAUS
  236. @annamaria

    America is pushing Ukrainians as proxies so as to test Russian weapons and tactics and its own as Russia has been advancing in military technology and they want to know how much catching up they have to do. Forget the politicians and media with their grandstanding, the Pentagon is learning.

  237. @DevilAdvocate

    Sanctions are just a desperate action, revealing weakness instead of strength and unity. And which we see failing more and more.

    The question you attempted to answer was essentially rhetorical in nature because it referred to a contradiction derived from the author’s presentation. You responded by introducing the choice of either dying or fighting back, which was a false dichotomy because the latter proposition is merely an accelerated expression of the former, according to your premises, which makes even less sense to entertain. By highlighting this reductio ad absurdum situation you have basically underscored the validity of the initial point I had made. Yet, instead of acknowledging this, you then only restated the author’s premise of dying even faster through sanctions, a consequence the US would not reasonably have risked by allegedly provoking a conflict entailing such an outcome.

    Sanctions are not a “desperate action” but a non-violent and effective response, by leveraging the West’s inherent economic advantage to weaken Russia, and that country is already feeling the adverse effects, far more than the West. Unity remains intact. Though in absolute terms all countries involved are worse off, due to the war, than before, Russia and Ukraine are worst off, while the US has enhanced its economic standing relative to Europe. Since the intended imposition of sanctions was publicly announced at the Munich Security Conference, just a few days before Russia’s invaded Ukraine, Putin’s choice to proceed took this effect into account.

    Many have confused competition for regional influence in Ukraine, which has been going on between the West and Russia for decades, as constituting hostility toward Russia by the US, which is based on the flawed understanding that Russia is entitled to subjugate this region while the West has no right to support stronger relations with Ukraine, a notion that contradicts international agreements. Not only did the US not initiate the war, as some have fantasized, but Russia’s actions have damaged its international standing, which it cannot hope to repair until after Putin’s removal from power, so the author appears to be wrong about two key presumptions.

    Putin took a very big gamble in his effort to attain personal glory for himself and has lost in a big way; he has shown that he was not a brilliant strategist (The Calculating 4d Chess Master), as his admirers had imagined, but a delusional and paranoid tragic figure. At the last moment, he called off the planned display of flying aircraft at the Moscow parade, two days ago, because he was afraid he might be attacked from the air. This shows he is a liability to Russia and unfit to remain in power. The longer he remains, the greater is the damage he does to his country, so the West can wait to see how long the Russia’s leaders, along with the collective population acquiesces.

  238. Kali says:
    @White Noise

    The mind boggles.

    Dear Ron Unz,

    About that “moron” tag I’ve asked for a couple of times… Any chance?

    Love,
    Kali.

  239. “Your #3: Tell that one to an informed and aware Native American…he could tell you all you could stomach of the trail of broken treaties…and the Trail of Tears.

    Ethics matter? Of course they do. That’s why most posters here detest the current puppet regime in the Di\$trict of Corruption.

    #4: “least aggressive powers”…you must have swallowed your tongue with that whopper. Tell it to the Iraqis, Afghanis, Syrians (U\$\$A troops currently occupying a swath of that roadblock to I\$raeli dominance) Libyans, Serbians…and for that matter Grenadans and Panamanians.

    Have you no shame?”

    Nice try. I think I have made the necessary distinctions. I even venture the native american question. And Your attempt to remove my comments out of context are rejected. Again the invasions in which the US exceeded the norms in my view are

    Iraq and Afghanistan . . . if I wanted to be technical i could include Afghanistan and Iraq as international efforts. In either case my position is quite clear on the matter.

    No invasion into Libya, Syria . . .

    Grenada a response to Cuban occupation albeit so slight
    Panama arrest President Noriega

    Again when compared to Europe and Asia nations aggression and invasions the US are amateurs. Currently the invasion of Ukraine is the issue and to that end, the US should speak the same language as Russia and remove her by force.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  240. Kali says:
    @Realist

    You will get to live on your terms as long as the Deep State allows it.

    Not everyone can live in Portugal.

    Dear Realist,

    Before some invisible power saw fit to place me in Portugal (never something I planned or dreamed of) and after giving away all my possesions and my three bedroom (rented) home to live the life of a full time rebel and a spiritual seeker of truth, I lived for 3 months on the side of the A41 duel carrageway in Cheshire, taking a stand against the corruption and lawlessness of the state, under constant (24/7) surveylance, dealing with police, council officers and trolls and shills sent by the “deep state” to harrass, intimidate and infiltrate.
    I spent two months at the Balcombe anti-frack site – same deal – where, amongst other things, I was kneed so hard in my thigh by one cop I was on crutches for a week. Later I was arrested, essentially for being on crutches.
    I lived for over a year at a squat (called alternatively, the Pennine Eco Village and the Freedom Progect) which was, it transpired, run by a pair of peadophile abusers, whom I exposed in no uncertain terms on my blog (tomboy-pink.co.uk). I have lived amongst gypsies/Irish travellers, I have lived and worked with Freemen and Lawful Rebels, I have attended rallies, protests and gatherings, all infiltrated by the “deep state”.
    I have watched as my husband has been violently arrested, twice – whilst I quoted word for word the ACPO (association of chief police officers) guidance on the use of hand-cuffs, which at paragraph 1.2.1 states…

    During all of these adventures I have engaged in long conversations with police and known and suspected mi6 agents. At least one cop (called Rocky) quit his job and went to live a new, free life with his young wife – thanks mostly to my husband, who talks unavoidable sence and has mastered the art of recognising and pointing out what is real, what is true and what is bs rhetoric. There are now bailifs in the UK who moniter and ensure that their collegues work within the letter of the law, thanks to my husband. – I didn’t just leave Britian and escape to Portugal! The road here was long and steep, as was the way to our current mountain paradice once we found ourselve homeless in a strange land.

    The “deep state” can do as it pleases. It can even put me in a cell if it chooses, but it can never take my freedom from me.

    The prison that you live in is ALL in your mind.

    I write comments on this forum in the hope of inspiring others to take a leap of faith into the unknown, to take some action to support theirs and their communities survival as the “economy stupid” is deliberately demolished throughout the political west.

    When I describe some means by which economic independance may be achieve through mutual support and cooperation, it is not for my benefit that I write, but for the benefit of those of you still trapped in the matrix.

    Sure, not everyone can live in Portugal, but everyone can grow food, everyone can learn to work cooperatively with others.

    And everyone can take a look inside in order to know themselves, which in turn increases the likelyhood of spotting “deep state” ACTORS as and when they come sniffing round.

    If you have children/grandchildren, the suggestions I put forward with my comments might just prove to be the key to thier future freedom. Because, by the grace of the Creator, mine is just one of so many voices pointing the way(s) from the economy stupid, the deep state, the shallow state, and the Davos kleptocrats, and toward independance through mutual cooperation.

    Once we get REAL and begin acting in our own best interest, EVERYTHING changes!

    Very best wishes,
    Kali.

  241. GMC says:

    At this stage of the Ukie War – the US has brainwashed their people that Zelinsky and Ukraine are the greatest Heroes since Obama was elected. lol. But it doesn’t matter about winning but mostly prolonging the conflict.

    So, it’s now about stealing/printing as much money, by telling the programmed populace audience that billions are now needed to prop up the ” Heroes” . Billions needed – will be the call to Congress and every corrupt politician will get his fair share from the MIC lobbyists. None of the money will ever make it towards developing the Ukie troops today, – as it was before in the Ukrainian military pre Maidan – Corrupt as hell. I saw this with my own two eyes, throughout the years there/here. Even the old Ukrainian base commander { Igor Bedzai }[sp}, where I live was shot down the other day , while on a mission for the Ukrainian Navy. Hard, not to feel sorry for these Ukie men that got used by the corrupt Western Zionist Crime Syndicate and their own Greedy countrymen and women.

    The programming, psychotronics, MK Ultra and all the other ways to propagandise the people have proven to be a real valuable weapon for the West – worth trillions of dollars for them – millions of Death for the others.

    • Agree: Kali, Avery, IreneAthena
  242. It was refreshing reading the truth, thank you ! Let’s go Brandon !

  243. Realist says:
    @Kali

    In my years outside of the system, living on the edge…

    And yet here I am, by divine will, 10 years down the line living in paradise on the south-facing slopes of a Portugal mountain, care-taker of all I survey,…

    If you are outside the system and live on the slopes of a Portugal mountain how do you have access to the internet?

    • Replies: @Kali
  244. @IronForge

    I read Someone post about alter egos. Are you bomber commands alter ego then? And what relevance does your comment have to do in 2022. Are you still in the know? Did I state something that wasn’t fact? Or are you just trying to display a resume? As far as I can tell Russia nor China had yet demonstrated they could shoot down satellites with missiles…. So I don’t get your point to be honest….

  245. @Commentator Mike

    As also noted by some – it appears to let the Euro countries get rid of some old and basically useless – inventory so they can also buy new American weapons. More cash for the arms companies

  246. RodW says:
    @showmethereal

    Those are interesting questions.

    I think Kishida bends more sincerely than Abe. Abe appeared to bend a good deal, but then he also had a distinctly early 19th century vision of Japan which he took care not to show too much, although he did keep trying to rid Japan of its American constitution. Meanwhile, Kishida seems genuinely to want to join NATO and embrace ‘diversity’.

    Japan has always been open to importing western English speakers with few qualifications, as well as European experts in this and that. They also welcome Brazilian Japanese and non-Chinese Asians but only as indentured labour. Until the Ukrainian thing, they’ve resisted western pressure to take in refugees at all. Now, they’re falling over backwards to accommodate Ukrainians, even giving them their own interpreters, again unprecedented.

    • Replies: @Smith
  247. Kali says:
    @Realist

    I enter those contracts which I choose to enter, realist. It’s as simple as that.

    I have spent long periods without internet over these year, to the extent that I didn’t even know a thing about the Brexit referendum until 2017!

    Thugh certainly I ought to have written, as I usually do, “as far out of the system as it’s possible to get”. Because, until enough of a critical mass is reached, it is still not possible to live entirely without money. To that end we have my husbands small war pention to cover those small expences we must – with enough remaining for the luxury of unlimmited wifi aceess.

    We have no mortgage, pay no rent, our solar system provides power and the mountain provides water. And we answer to no-one.

    And though my gardens are only just entering their second season (ie, barely established) I hope/intend for us to be fully food independant by the end of next year – including cerials. In the meantime we will continue to develope the means of living without gas.

    Your tone is becoming increasingly churlish, Realist, so I’ll make this my last reply to you in this thread. Before someone gets hurt.

    Best wishes,
    Kali.

    • Replies: @Realist
  248. Avery says:
    @showmethereal

    {Many diplomats of the day are willing to admit that NATO did give verbal agreement not to expand after German reunification}

    There has been much “discussion” on the pages of UNZ re NATO/West promise to Gorbachev.
    Despite the denials of GloboNATO shills, there is documentation that the promise was made.

    [NATO Expansion: What Gorbachev Heard]
    https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/briefing-book/russia-programs/2017-12-12/nato-expansion-what-gorbachev-heard-western-leaders-early

    [Declassified documents show security assurances against NATO expansion to Soviet leaders from Baker, Bush, Genscher, Kohl, Gates, Mitterrand, Thatcher, Hurd, Major, and Woerner]

    However, as you note, even written “promises” from GloboSorosaWest isn’t worth the paper it’s written on. Gorbachev screwed up royally: he is either a total dunce or a deep GloboWest agent.
    Whatever paper is written has to be backed by real, brute power and/or facts on the ground.

    Putin/Kremlin know that demanding written assurances from US/West means little. But the idea is that Kremlin can publicly state the US/West is lying. And back it up with superior military power. Putin knew this, so he put the whole country to work to develop new weapons and build defenses — e.g. links with China — against Western sanctions he knew was guaranteed.

    • Agree: annamaria, showmethereal
    • Thanks: GMC
    • Replies: @Been_there_done_that
  249. annamaria says:
    @Commentator Mike

    The exposure of the US moral decay is breathtaking. https://thesaker.is/nothing-to-celebrate/

    On May 8, when Victory in Europe (VE) Day is celebrated in the West, US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield told CNN that Russia had “nothing to celebrate” on its own Victory Day on May 9. Her reasoning, faithfully transcribed on the US mission’s website, was that “They have not succeeded in defeating the Ukrainians.”

    Given that Victory Day and VE Day both specifically commemorate the allied defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, Thomas-Greenfield’s comments were like saying the US, Britain, and France had nothing to celebrate this year because they got chased out of Afghanistan by the Taliban last August.

    The ambassador is either an apologist for Nazism or merely too ignorant to do her job. … Meanwhile, Kiev, apparently desperate for a victory of its own … launched an airborne and marine assault on the now-famous Zmeinyy (Snake) Island off the coast of Odessa oblast. … They lost four jet fighters and strike aircraft, up to 10 helicopters, a corvette, and three infantry landing craft. More than 60 of their personnel were killed, of which 27 were abandoned on the island.

    It becomes clearer by the day that the Ukrainian army is attempting to occupy the remains of the Donbass republics … Ukrainian navy, air force, artillery, tanks, and transportation are almost destroyed. Its casualties are replaced with boys and old men press-ganged off the streets of Kiev and Lvov, some without proper boots. Its senior officers are fled or dead.

    Meanwhile, the collective West, dominated as always by the Washington, pours in its hodgepodge of arms that belong in a museum, not on the battlefield. … US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin insisted on April 28 that the artillery pieces would prove “decisive” in the war with Russia. The former Raytheon executive can’t stop speaking in his arms industry sales…

    My heart hurts for the Ukrainian boys and older men who are used as cannon fodder by the Zionized USA.

    If only we could parachute Lloyd Austin and the whole Kagans clan (plus Zelensky, Kolomojsky, and Pelosi’s children and grandchildren) into the center of one of the cauldrons so that negotiations with Russia would start immediately.

    There will be more Ukrainian and Russian mothers, wives, and children mourning and crying over the deaths of their loved ones – courtesy of the dishonorable US/NATO brass and the ever greedy war profiteers.

    NATO = Nazo-Matzo.

    • Agree: GMC
  250. @Been_there_done_that

    Sanctions non violent??? C’mon now. How about the hunger blockade that Perfidious Albion used against Germany in 1919—after the Versailles pact was signed. Tens of thousands of innocent German civilians starved to death. That action was pushed by the wicked Winston Churchill and applauded by the evil leadership of the Sceptred Isle.

    • Replies: @Been_there_done_that
  251. @Been_there_done_that

    You have stated your (world)view, more or less completely, I think. Which is quite different, and incompatible, with mine (and others here).
    And which aligns pretty well with the view spread by western MSM, and consequently shared (unfortunately) by a large part of western population.
    So, discussion is quite useless, because both views are irreconciliable.

    Now, one last question: why are you still coming here, knowing very well the large majority of people here do not share at all your views and are not moved to change ? (Unless of course, some major facts would contradict clearly their assessed perceptions).
    You obviously spend quite some time here, reading and writing some long comments, which are being less and less considered by the other members.
    That leaves me with 2 options: either you are a lost cause idealist (less probable, given that you have demonstrated some objectivity in other matters), or you are a sophisticated troll, with a defined job, to definitely disrupt a community with certain set of shared views.
    Which one should I take ?

    In the end, it’s good to have you here because, by challenging the views of the majority, and not being able to present a credible alternative, you just help people to reflect on their own views and values, and to reinforce their adherence to those views and values.
    It is said that “a lie repeated longtime becomes a truth”. This only works when the people subjected to those lies are dumb, or when they have no well-formed views, and know their own “truth”. When they are well-formed, and feel confident in their own perception of the world, there is no amount of lies who can change that.

    • Thanks: annamaria
    • Replies: @Been_there_done_that
  252. @Kali

    Thank you for being a hero on behalf of humanity. I never realized how deep the state-terrorism has become in Perfidious Albion. A non-nuclear hypersonic targeting the Rottenchild bank in City of London would send all those parasitical predators a perfect message.

    The rot goes back to 1694 and to the Enclosure Acts. The entire British aristocracy and financial elite deserve to be exiled to South Georgia Island.

    • Replies: @Kali
  253. @MLK

    Excellent post. I completely agree.

  254. @EliteCommInc.

    Pilpul and bullshit as usual from the usual suspect. “Remove my comments out of context”???What the hell are you smoking? Obviously it is not green and organic. “No invasions into Libya, Syria”. Absolute lies, even if the ground invasions were by proxy, but paid for by the Deep \$tate, of which you seem to be a part, even in the remote possibility that you are an unpaid volunteer on the basis of ethnic affiliation.

  255. Great article. Except… The “Anglo Saxons” all appear to be anything but Anglos or Saxons.

  256. @emerging majority

    How about the hunger blockade…

    You mentioned events more than a century ago. Consider what has been happening in the past few weeks and now:

    • Russian troop movements are interfering with Ukrainian agricultural activity to grow and harvest food.

    • Russian attacks on fuel depots impact fuel tractors and trucks to disrupt food production and transport.

    • Russian ships in the Black Sea are engaging in a naval blockade to prevent Ukrainian grain exports.

    • Russian missiles have destroyed large grain storage silos near the Odessa harbor.

    • Russian military forces have been destroying food processing plants and warehouses.

    • Russian aircraft have been destroying groceries at shopping centers to prevent food purchases.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
    , @Spanky
  257. RodW says:
    @Been_there_done_that

    At the last moment, he called off the planned display of flying aircraft at the Moscow parade, two days ago, because he was afraid he might be attacked from the air.

    Have you got any evidence for this claim?

    • Replies: @Been_there_done_that
  258. Marcali says:
    @White Noise

    So the Russians were so stupid that against Western aggression they occupied as far as Kamchatka and the Chukchi-peninsula and further?

  259. @DevilAdvocate

    …both views are irreconciliable.

    Truth and logic is incompatible with lies and contradiction. You prefer the latter because it somehow makes you feel good. You call it your “view” but it is really just a desire for a safe space.

    …knowing very well the large majority of people here…

    You have made unwarranted presumptions about the “majority” because we do not actually know how many people read the comments without bothering to register their own opinions.

    …disrupt a community with certain set of shared views.

    If you consider exposure to truth, logic, or contrary viewpoints as “disruptive“, then this reflects poorly upon your attitude. People tend to refine their views upon exposure to new insights.

    …not being able to present a credible alternative…

    I presented alternative conclusions that you repeatedly could not contradict, then you had the arrogance to insinuate that I have presented lies. You appear to be another stubborn loser.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  260. @RodW

    …got any evidence…?

    The following can be verified:

    • The air show with 77 aircraft was planned and rehearsed.
    • The weather was basically good, with clear skies.
    • The air show was abruptly cancelled at the last moment.
    • The official reason for the cancellation was due to “poor weather”.

    The official reason for the cancellation contradicted the facts. This is evidence of a cover-up and requires an explanation. The allegation about Putin’s paranoia derives from an “insider” source. Here is the full report:

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10801789/Putin-scrapped-Victory-Day-flypast-minute-feared-strike-air.html

    Daily Mail – May 10, 2022

    Putin scrapped Victory Day flypast at the last minute ‘because he feared a strike from the air’ anti-Vladimir Russian news outlet claims

    • Putin pulled the plug at the last minute due to concerns over an airstrike
    • He blamed poor weather despite clear blue skies over the Russian capital

    ‘We need to explain why the aerial part of the Victory Parade was cancelled,’ reported General SVR Telegram channel, an anti-Putin Russian outlet that claims to have an insider source in the Kremlin.

    • LOL: Spanky
    • Replies: @RodW
  261. @Avery

    …there is documentation that the promise was made.

    This is untrue. Nothing in the link you provided corroborates your exaggerated claim, which was contradicted by Gorbachev himself in an interview with a Russian publication. There was no promise. The understanding, reached in early 1990, was that NATO would not expand east into East Germany after USSR troops pulled out. NATO has adhered to this arrangement.

    Nobody negotiating in early 1990 could have foreseen that the USSR would collapse on the final day of the following year, so they could not even have provided any unlimited promises about an unknown scenario in the future. The claim that they did is logically absurd, but, typically for Russian propaganda, no lie can be too great to not be repeated and amplified through its affiliates and agents.

    The statement in question, pertaining to Germany, quoted in the report is the following:

    We believe that NATO should not expand the sphere of its activity.

    This is clearly not a promise. I have previously written more about that particular article, including other quotes that are cited, all retrievable from the comment archives.

    • Replies: @Avery
  262. Kali says:
    @emerging majority

    I’m no hero, dear em. I’m just stuborn and uncompramising, that’s all.

    Other than that I fully agree with your comment.

    Much love,
    Kali.

  263. @Been_there_done_that

    Bullshit!!! Do you just make up these things as you post?

  264. @Been_there_done_that

    Talk a nice game, you do: Spouting words like “truth, logic” et al sounds all so reasonable until recall sets in and the pilpul and bullshit becomes starkly evident.

  265. Realist says:
    @Kali

    And we answer to no-one.

    You answer to the government of Portugal and the local jurisdiction.

    Your tone is becoming increasingly churlish, Realist, so I’ll make this my last reply to you in this thread.

    There was nothing churlish about my comment or question…you didn’t like my question.

    • Replies: @Kali
  266. @Spanky

    There’s more to it but I’m just trying to be optimistic that it won’t get further out of hand.

  267. Kali says:
    @Commentator Mike

    Now I’m just embarraced. But thank you, Mike (and Uncle A).

    I think it might be helpful if I give an idea of ways to approach dealings with the “shollow state”, because people may be surprised how easy, and even fun it can be (sometimes)…

    [MORE]

    In the UK, when a cop arrests someone, he/she recites “… you do not have to say anything, but it may harm your defence if you fail to say now something which you later rely on in court.”

    To this, most people say it’s better to remain silent, but we beg to differ.

    ‘Jolly good!” says my husband, “I have quite a lot to say in my defence. Roll up your sleaves and lick you pencil,eget on the radio and order some more paper. (Always friendly, always respectful of the poor sod who’s shift may be about to finish.)
    “Ghandi says civil disobeadience becomes every mans a sacred duty when the state is lawless and corrupt, and that anyone bargaining with such a state shares in its lawlessness and coruption. He says there’s one soverign remedy…” And on, and on, and on…

    Bare in mind the arresting officer is obliged to take down every word, that Ghandi had a lot to say, that Tony Blair commited the supreme international crime (war of agression), that mass medical experimentation without informed concent is a crime against humanity… etc, etc and so on.

    By keeping it real, every encounter with a state official becomes an oportunity to express some uncomfortable truths, open their eyes and minds, and plant some seeds.

    Another good one is, when they ask for your name, ask them if they have any evidence that you have such a thing to give them, and watch their responce! Almost guarunteed to make you laugh out loud. – We had one cop tell us he had “Video evidence! Full colour video evidence!!!” 😆He was soon told never to bother us again – we were above his pay grade (as told to us by one of his fellow officers who’d developed a deep respect for us over the three months he was assigned as our de-focto leason officer).

    Oh yeah, that guidance on the use of handcuffs says that “every use of handcuffs is an assault and must be justified by the circumstances: mearly having authority for their use is not concidered justification.” – By always remaining peaceful whilst, engaging respectfully with the man/woman behind the uniform, you’d be surprised how effective this reminder can be!

    Finally, in Rice v Conally (sp?) 1968, the judgement stated that members of the public are not legally obliged to assist the police. So don’t. – Unless they’re hunting peadophiles or murderers or something equally beneficial.

    How much of this might translate into other jurisdictions I can’t say. But, recent changes to the applicable legislation notwithstanding, these are effective, and often fun tactics back in Blighty.

    If you’re not having fun with it your doing it wrong. – Or you ran out of luck and got one of those steroid-popping psycho cops to deal with, in which case, modify your aproach accordingly.

    Much love,
    Kali.

  268. Kali says:
    @Realist

    You answer to the government of Portugal and the local jurisdiction.

    Not so.
    The government of Portugal breached the Constitution of the Republic of Portugal when it locked down the peoples freedom of movement, mandated the wearing of masks in public places and forced and cajoled millions into participating in a mass medical experiment sans informed concent! It thereby breached the contract I entered with the republic, rendering that contract void at law. – Something I’d be more than happy to argue in any court in the land.

    There was nothing churlish about my comment or question…you didn’t like my question.

    Did you find something wanting in my reply?? If so, let’s have it!

    It’s your tone and your attitude that sucks dude. – You’re getting more trollish with every comment. – Such is the position of many an armchair comando with nothing constructive to offer.

    Your pathetic poo-pooing of suggestions which may well help to prevent the wests slide into totalitarianism because “the deep state…”, whilst elsewhere on this forum goading others to tell you how they intend to fix the problems they highlight, mark you out as a looser and a troll with nothing but snide to cover for your low self-worth.

    You’re not a realist. You’re a looser – you lost the fight without ever getting in the ring. And now you cry and cringe and troll for your own gratification. – At least that’s how it’s beginning to look to me.

    Go ahead, have the last word if you think it’ll help you feel better.

    It’s never too late to change,
    Kali.

    • Replies: @Realist
  269. Spanky says:
    @Been_there_done_that

    Yes, let’s consider your evil Russians assertions…

    Russian troop movements are interfering with Ukrainian agricultural activity to grow and harvest food. — Been_there_done_that

    Yes, the Russians are maneuvering in and around Ukrainian fortifications constructed in the fields, forests and villages of eastern Ukraine. Perhaps, had the Ukrainian Army not built these fortifications in farmer’s fields and attacked the DPR/LPR from them, maneuvers in those fields by the Russian army to neutralize and destroy them would be unnecessary.

    Russian attacks on fuel depots impact fuel [sp] tractors and trucks to disrupt food production and transport. — Been_there_done_that

    Indeed, the Russians are attacking fuel depots and refineries, legitimate military targets, to disrupt Ukrainian Army supply lines. Moreover, given the level of care and concern displayed by elements of the Ukrainian Army toward their civilians in eastern Ukraine, why wouldn’t the Ukrainian Army reserve fuel for agricultural use — after all, they’re now pushing the Russians back to the gates of Moscow, right?

    Russian ships in the Black Sea are engaging in a naval blockade to prevent Ukrainian grain exports. — Been_there_done_that

    Considering the loss of Russian patrol craft, a Russian capital ship and several attacks by Ukrainian forces on merchant vessels, this seems a sensible precaution. Additionally, Russia must consider that Ukraine might attempt naval attacks upon Russian facilities and infrastructure in the Black Sea, and NATO would, if a blockade was not enforced, attempt military resupply of Ukraine via its only remaining port.

    Russian missiles have destroyed large grain storage silos near the Odessa harbor. — Been_there_done_that

    Interestingly, photos taken inside grain storage facilities by Ukrainians after attacks have shown military ammo crates and scattered howitzer shells… Perhaps, if attacks on Ukrainian grain storage facilities creates a problem in food availability, the Ukrainians ought not also store military supplies and ammo in grain storage facilities. Note that agricultural equipment stored nearby were not struck in the attack — seems the Russians used no more force than that required to destroy the military supplies warehoused there.

    Russian military forces have been destroying food processing plants and warehouses. — Been_there_done_that

    Please, by all means, share evidence of these attacks with the blog. But note that, if these facilities were either supplying military units with rations or used as temporary storage for military supplies, those attacks were justified.

    Russian aircraft have been destroying groceries at shopping centers to prevent food purchases. — Been_there_done_that

    Again, please share any evidence you may have of this with the blog. IIRC, there was a missile attack upon a large market in Odessa one or two nights ago. According to local reports, the initial missile strike, was followed by a very large secondary explosion and many additional smaller explosions. But, perhaps those were only heads of lettuce cooking off.

  270. @Commentator Mike

    I don’t believe the conditions exist in Ukraine to do any kind of valid test of capabilities because for a valid test there need to be controls. The first hand accounts of mercenaries make it sound like the Ukrainians are more concerned with winning a PR battle against Russia than any real military victory.

  271. peterAUS says:
    @IronForge

    I’m an ex-USNaval Officer and a 2ndGen Fleet Vet who sailed on the Front Lines of the Cold War.

    Sounds good.

    May I ask:
    Have you ever been in a Soviet, say, missile destroyer? Or a diesel-electric submarine? Inside; not in some restricted areas, but all the rest?
    Have you ever watched the crew at work? Spoken, at length, with some of them?
    What’s your take on their approach to maintenance, and training of lower ranks?
    What’s your take on their NCOs?
    And, what’s you take on Moskva sinking?

    Admit, a lot of questions, but, I think your input would be beneficial around here.

    Here are my answers, for example:
    Yes. Yes. Yes.
    Yes. Yes.
    Substandard; substandard.
    Low quality. Ineffective.
    Internal error caused a fire which spread, caused explosions which ruptured a hull so she sank.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  272. karel says:
    @Bombercommand

    Hey man,
    have you taken your pills today?

  273. “Pilpul and bullshit as usual from the usual suspect. “Remove my comments out of context”???What the hell are you smoking? Obviously it is not green and organic. “No invasions into Libya, Syria”. Absolute lies, even if the ground invasions were by proxy, but paid for by the Deep \$tate, of which you seem to be a part, even in the remote possibility that you are an unpaid volunteer on the basis of ethnic affiliation.”

    Sure I made it very clear where i thought the US was at fault regarding each of those events save the new references you made. And you just plow right through ignoring the specifics and head into some nonsensical character foray . . .

    You run along into Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and utterly ignore what I said about them specifics. Based on what I actually stated about all three –your comments simply make no sense as they are completely inaccurate to my response in content and context.

    You make a claim that is has violated every treated i countered with some examples and contend that your contend is false, but at least extend the courtesy to acknowledge some specific examples in which I might agree. Your responses simply make no sense in light of that

    Further you contend the the US is the most aggressive nation, you don’t provide any examples by which to compare. I again generously provide some comparisons to support my position that in terms or aggression and invasion of other nations, the Us simply doesn’t measure up.

    At the end failing to understand your own failed analysis and inaccurate grasp of the issues as I lay them out — you resort to name calling and personal aspersions.

    The United States did not invade Libya, or Syria did we support an opposition within those states, certainly. But that is not what is meant by invasion. Interventions are not by definition invasion. I make it very clear my position on those interventions and yet you continue to make some indictments as though I was in support.

    ———————–

    You have taken my generosity in responding to your offsets (immaterial issues) in an attempt to engage in

    “what about”

    which is sometimes very appropriate if the circumstance has enough nexus points. However, your carte blanche approach simply does not work and I think that is now clear why. Now i certainly understand why you and others engage in wandering the fields on the Russian invasion, because at the end of the day from all perspectives — the invasion is unwarranted.

    It matters not a twiddle whether one Ukrainian is killed or wounded, Russia has without moral, or juris warrant for invading the Ukraine. Her indictments backfire

    Russia has

    Neo nazi – skin heads
    Same sex practitioners
    cross dressers
    trans individuals
    prostitution
    corruption — even higher than Ukraine
    murders children in the womb
    moral degradation it seems as a means of war well — Russia calling the kettle black.

    ———

    No one was threatening to invade her proper Her rationale — to expand her borders reflecting some old world view is fine, but doing so by force requires an in kind response. And we in the US are making a grave mistake by not doing so as is NATO, the EU and the international community at large.

    She has no authority to tell nations with whom they can dance and doing so at the point of a gun or nuclear warhead should be met in kind immediately.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  274. annamaria says:

    “Ukraine’s biochemical efforts targeted children and mentally ill”: https://www.rt.com/russia/555333-ukraine-biolabs-inhumane-experiments/

    Ukraine tried to infect the pro-Russian population in the Lugansk People’s Republic with tuberculosis (TB) and allowed the Pentagon to carry out human experiments at Kharkov’s psychiatric wards.

    Leaflets made in the form of counterfeit banknotes were infected with the causative agent of tuberculosis and distributed among minors in the village of Stepovoe,”… the organizers of this crime took into account the behavior of children, which includes “putting things in their mouth” and handling food without washing their hands.”

    Sounds reliable. Anything can be expected from the zionzied CIA and the zionized Pentagon. “All wars and Banksters Wars.” The Parasite’s war on Russian goes on.

    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  275. IreneAthena says: • Website
    @Realist

    So you are promoting the propaganda of the hegemonic, war-mongering psycho side with the brain-dead titular leader?

    You may think you’re drawing a logical conclusion here, Realist, but you are actually jumping to one without considering alternatives.

    Sure, there are Western people who uncritically accept the hagiographic view of Zelensky’s Ukraine presented in the press, and promoted by US neoliberal/neoliberal officials.

    Speaking for myself (peterAUS can answer you himself if he thinks it’s worth his time, I guess) it is possible to REJECT the “propaganda of the hegemonic, war-mongering psycho side with the….etc., etc.” and at the same time REJECT the propaganda coming from the other side as well.

    I think I used up all my “hopium” when Trump failed to deliver on the promise to “drain the swamp” of globalist leaders. I see some have transferred that hope to Putin. Investigating Putin’s globalist ties might disabuse them of that hope.

    But I don’t recommend hopelessness either. I just think it’s way past time to be discovering how we can help ourselves. (And you’ve been quite the Denny Downer in your responses to people who are trying to do just that!)

  276. peterAUS says:

    …it is possible to REJECT the “propaganda of the hegemonic, war-mongering psycho side with the….etc., etc.” and at the same time REJECT the propaganda coming from the other side as well….

    Yep.

    I think I used up all my “hopium” when Trump failed to deliver on the promise to “drain the swamp” of globalist leaders. I see some have transferred that hope to Putin. Investigating Putin’s globalist ties might disabuse them of that hope.

    Yep.

    …it’s way past time to be discovering how we can help ourselves….

    That’s the hard part.
    On that topic I’ve found “The Populist Delusion” by Neema Parvini rather good.
    Interestingly enough it does touch on “Trump” and “Putin” “hopium” type of thing. Explains it in simple language.

    • Replies: @IreneAthena
  277. Realist says:
    @Kali

    – Something I’d be more than happy to argue in any court in the land.

    Big talk…do it…don’t talk do. I’m sure the courts in Portugal would be happy to oblige.

    You’re getting more trollish with every comment. – Such is the position of many an armchair comando with nothing constructive to offer.

    I was thinking the same about you.

    You’re not a realist. You’re a looser – you lost the fight without ever getting in the ring.

    What ring did you get into? You ran away…you fought nothing. You appear to be a hippie 60 years too late.

    P.S. The word is spelled loser.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  278. @Realist

    And like you never made a typo on a phone keypad?

    Kali sounds credible and has left an Internet trail over the years to prove it. So her lifestyle may not be for everybody but why criticise it?
    Each to his own.

    • Replies: @Kali
    , @Realist
  279. @EliteCommInc.

    US did take over parts of Syria including oil field and has even set up military bases there uninvited. That is an “invasion”.

    • Agree: annamaria
  280. Avery says:
    @Been_there_done_that

    {This is untrue.}

    It is true.

    • Replies: @Avery
  281. Avery says:
    @Avery

    [Newly Declassified Documents: Gorbachev Told NATO Wouldn’t Move Past East German Border] (December 12, 2017 )
    https://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/newly-declassified-documents-gorbachev-told-nato-wouldnt-23629

    [ Now, however, newly declassified documents show that Gorbachev did in fact receive assurances that NATO would not expand past East Germany.]


    [As the newly declassified documents show, the Russians might have had a point. While it was previously understood that Secretary of State James Baker’s assurance to Gorbachev that NATO would not expand “not one inch eastward” during a February 9, 1990, meeting was only in the context of German reunification, the new documents show that this was not the case.]

    [Gorbachev only accepted German reunification—over which the Soviet Union had a legal right to veto under treaty—because he received assurances that NATO would not expand after he withdrew his forces from Eastern Europe from James Baker, President George H.W. Bush, West German foreign minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher, West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the CIA Director Robert Gates, French President Francois Mitterrand, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, British foreign minister Douglas Hurd, British Prime Minister John Major, and NATO secretary-general Manfred Woerner.]

    nationalinterest.org is mouthpiece of dyed in the wool anti-USSR,/anti-Russian neocons (founded by Jewish-American neocon Irving Kristol).

    Even these warmongering anti-USSR/anti-Russian neocons were forced to admit that NATO/West gave a binding promise.
    As declassified archives show,

    Yes, it is true.

    Please go away.
    You haven’t been there, and you haven’t done squat.

    • Replies: @Been_there_done_that
  282. ‘US did take over parts of Syria including oil field and has even set up military bases there uninvited. That is an “invasion”’

    i am certainly willing to admit that the us had troops in syria

    1. to deal with isil
    2. supporting opposition to the syrian government

    not traditionally understood as an invasion, but i have issues with the observation

  283. RodW says:
    @Been_there_done_that

    Thanks.

    If we analyse the claim from the anti-Putin outlet, we’d have to assume that Putin believed that a number of people in his air force hated him so much that they’d be prepared to incur enough collateral damage in killing him that they would personally have no future, and their faction would have zero chance of governing after the assassination. We can assume that everyone involved is aware of precedents like the Sadat assassination and the Vietnamese palace bombing.

    More plausible reasons are, the weather didn’t match the forecasts, as happens frequently. Or perhaps there was concern that one of the MANPADS supplied to Ukraine may have found its way into Russia. Either would be adequate to explain the cancellation. And if you compare him with say Saddam, Putin doesn’t appear paranoid.

    • Replies: @Been_there_done_that
  284. @Spanky

    Spanky: Our gang approves. You demolished that troll’s assertions and claims, one after the other. Obviously, he would not care to face you in an official courtroom, as in the court of public opinion you scored point after point with well reasoned articulation.

    Frankly, I am a bit envious of your level of diplomacy. As a Norse Vestlander, I reach for the trusty battle-axe whenever encountering such devious and duplicitous pilpul. His barf and garbage would market quite well amongst the Great Overwashed (updating Mencken here) sub-urbanite, miseducated and malinformed rat-racists. However for some arcane reason he prefers to engage in his masochistic maunderings here on U.R.

    • Thanks: Spanky
  285. @EliteCommInc.

    Oh, they deal with I\$I\$ and al Qaida all right. They supply them with weapons, ammunition and intel on the enemies of the Zionist agenda of Eretz Yisroel from the Nile to the Euphrates. Opposition to the duly elected government of Syria is carried out by hired Takfiri terrorists on behalf of the Talmudist agenda.

    • Agree: annamaria
  286. @peterAUS

    “Substandard” (twice serially employed) “low quality”, “ineffective” precisely describes Peter-Peter.

  287. @Avery

    …NATO/West gave a binding promise.

    Apparently you lack reading comprehension skills. You provided no evidence of a binding promise because it does not exist. There were merely documented opinions expressed in a narrow context. At that time (1990) other countries were firmly under USSR occupation, so future NATO expansion was not even a realistic prospect. NATO’s eastward expansion only began in 1999, upon the requests of Poland, Czechia, and Hungary, two years after Russia had consented to it in the 1997 Paris agreement with NATO. Those are the facts, so all your efforts to pretend otherwise make you appear foolish.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  288. Odyssey says:

    More citations from the article referenced in the text:

    “All those people across the Megalopolis who did not agree to be vaccinated or did so only when both their hands were twisted, had a more or less vague feeling that they were not being treated as humans, but as animals. That is why they were more afraid of vaccines, ie of “their” governments, than of covids. The hatred that Megalopolis developed towards those frightened, but still unconquered people, reached its peak in the Djokovic case. Megalopolis, on the example of this free man, and the best tennis player in the world of all time, decided to show what awaits anyone who does not obey. Soon, the whole world witnessed the psychological torture and media lynching of a man whose only sin was that he wanted to preserve his freedom to decide for himself whether to get vaccinated or not.

    Once people are convinced that they are not humans, but only one of the animal species, they lose their dignity together with their freedom. Those, who renounce their dignities agree to be treated as animals, since animals have no dignity. They have only instincts, the strongest of which is self-preservation. As their powers are small, the animals in the world feel constant fear. The same goes for the inhabitants of Megalopolis – they are reminiscent of frightened animals…

    … Anyone who does not express strong enough hatred towards the Russians or Trump’s voters or Djokovic or people who did not vaccinate or Canadian truckers or any other enemy of the Megalopolis, risks being declared an enemy himself. So, this hypertrophied hatred that the inhabitants of Megalopolis feverishly express is not a sign of their courage or strength, but fear of Megalopolis. And the greater the fear of an ordinary man, the greater the hatred he feels towards the enemies of the Megalopolis. Man, simply put, no longer dares to know. The fact that today in the Megalopolis talk of post-truth or post-democracy means that many people are so intimidated that a lie does not have to look like the truth at all in order to be accepted as the truth…”

    • Agree: acementhead
    • Thanks: emerging majority
    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  289. @RodW

    We can assume that everyone involved is aware of precedents like the Sadat assassination…

    A key aspect to these annual events on May 9, which became extravagant in 1995, on the 50th anniversary celebration, is to project military power (a compensation for a perennial inferiority complex) by showing off weaponry. This also includes aircraft equipped with missiles. Most likely the marching soldiers were all carrying weapons that were not loaded. The air force of a country tends to be the sector that has the best educated members, so they are more likely to dissent from Putin’s mad war agenda, based on their ability to see through the senseless propaganda. Since the precise GPS coordinates of where Putin was sitting were known, it would have been very easy for a small group of dissenters to have gotten rid of Putin and his close supporters surrounding him, from above, by pressing the right buttons – basically a modern and novel variation of the Sadat killing in Egypt. It was an excellent window of opportunity to do the “right thing” for their country, as they would have perceived it, preemptively saving many future lives surely to be lost. Under the new regime replacing the current corrupt leadership they might have been commemorated as heroes.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
    , @RodW
  290. @Been_there_done_that

    You must have been gazing fondly in a mirror when using the word “foolish”. Same old, same old, broken record legalisms. Nato is a festering, metastasizing evil.

    • Agree: Kali
  291. @Been_there_done_that

    The “right thing” would be for you to shut your pie-hole and waft away in the wind.

    • Agree: acementhead
  292. IreneAthena says: • Website
    @peterAUS

    …I’ve found “The Populist Delusion” by Neema Parvini rather good.

    Never even ‘eard of ‘im.
    (* hoping this establishes IreneAthena and PeterAUS as distinct entities *)

    Thanks, PeterAUS. All reasonable alternatives to nihilism will be considered.

    • Agree: Kali
  293. @EliteCommInc.

    And Russia is in the Ukraine on a police anti-terrorist operation, likewise supporting anti-government rebels. Look, if Bush sent the US troops all the way to Iraq to save Kurds and Shiites from Saddam why shouldn’t Russian military just cross the border to save Russian minorities from Zelensky?

  294. @Odyssey

    I agree with Djokovic’s position, but to say that he is the ‘..best tennis player… of all time’, is DUMB. Such opinions are subjective, so you say ‘..in my opinion’.

    • Replies: @Odyssey
    , @Commentator Mike
  295. @Spanky

    …this seems a sensible precaution….attempt military resupply…

    Of course systematic measures that attempt to implement conditions of encroaching food shortages and possible mass starvation effects are usually accompanied by all kinds of superficial rationalizations, which you dutifully provided, so as to unwittingly underscore my implicit point of Russian hideousness.

    As much as you strained, you failed to provide any explanation for why ships laden with grain exports to other regions should be prevented from exiting the territorial waters of Ukraine. There can be no other reason than to intentionally disrupt the essential supply of food to all the other regions that depended upon those deliveries.

    • Replies: @Spanky
  296. @annamaria

    These ARE the same people who target women and children at every opportunity, and dismiss it as ‘Worth it’ as in Madeleine Albright’s (now roasting on the other side in Hades)infamous agreement. And back home it’s massive paedophilia, Satanism and other efforts to summon diabolical powers. Putin and the Russian government know this. They know what they are up against.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  297. @showmethereal

    The Chinese effort is to make their country inviolable by the global Predator-in-Chief and its stooges and underlings. Thus, if the USA does attempt to attack China, they get their arses handed to them, as various Pentagon studies have found. If the global predators were sane, they would seek peaceful co-existence, but that does not compute for rabid dogs who think that ‘God’ directs their every abomination.

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  298. Kali says:
    @Commentator Mike

    Thanks Mike. Irene too.

    My problem with “Realist” isn’t that he disagrees with me, my methods, my choices, or my proposed solutions. It’s that, because he fears the state, he attempts to dissuade others from any kind of positive action.

    Those ways I choose and promote, of course won’t be for everyone. I dare say there are people out there taking action in very different, but equally empowering ways. They have my full support.

    But regardless of what actions anyone takes, we stand against the state, the deep state, the shallow state, the hegemon, the mic, and etc, and will be opposed by those institutions. So direct action is not for everyone, for so many various and perfectly legitimate reasons.

    But those who heckle from the sidelines, and/or discourage others from taking action because they themselves live in fear, are as much part of the problem as that which they fear.

    On a brighter note, my tomatoes and courgettes (zuccini) are in flower! 🙂

    With love,
    Kali.

    • Agree: Spanky
    • Thanks: emerging majority
  299. Odyssey says:
    @mulga mumblebrain

    It wasn’t my assertion, but I agree with this. Why ‘dumb’, who is the best?

  300. @mulga mumblebrain

    Yeah they misunderstood the prophecies. God sends “strong delusion” to those He wants to punish. I think we can see where the strong delusion lies. Sad because they believe they are always right.

  301. @showmethereal

    Oh, Brian Berletic from The New Atlas is a great analyst. It’s always a pleasure to hear his take on things. 👌

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  302. @mulga mumblebrain

    Well when it comes to sports there are objective criteria that surpass one’s opinion or taste, like number of cups, championships won. I may like some lowly team but it’s undisputed that Real Madrid is the greatest club of all time. And if I support Atletico Madrid, tough shit, it doesn’t change reality.

    • Agree: Odyssey
    • Replies: @showmethereal
  303. Realist says:
    @Commentator Mike

    And like you never made a typo on a phone keypad?

    That is a good reason to not use a phone keypad. She did it twice in the same comment…it wasn’t a typo. Yes, I have made spelling mistakes. I was returning her pettiness.

    Kali sounds credible and has left an Internet trail over the years to prove it.

    How does being all over the internet prove your credibility???

    So her lifestyle may not be for everybody but why criticise it?

    Because being a gypsy/hippie is no benefit to humanity…it is just a copout.

    • Troll: Kali
    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  304. RodW says:
    @Been_there_done_that

    They would presumably have fired Russia’s secret ALVA2APD, the air-launched very small very accurate anti-personnel device so as not to kill hundreds of veterans, serving military, and civilian spectators at the same time with the very big bangs that airborne munitions are traditionally associated with.

    You didn’t address some of the other plausible scenarios.

    Personally, I think it will be Mr. Ze who gets whacked sooner or later, not Mr. Putin. But we shall see.

  305. Spanky says:
    @Been_there_done_that

    As much as you strained… — Been_there_done_that

    No strain — you’re welcome.

    …explanation for why ships laden with grain exports to other regions should be prevented from exiting the territorial waters of Ukraine. — Been_there_done_that

    Ukrainian attacks on merchant vessels as well as using those vessels as cover for military activities, much like hiding among the civilian population and using them as human shields. Why not ask Lloyds and other commercial shipping insurers about the availability of coverage for merchant vessels landing in Odessa? Shippers and their insurers tend to be risk-adverse when it comes to sailing multi-million dollar investments into harm’s way.

    There can be no other reason than to intentionally disrupt the essential supply of food to all the other regions that depended upon those deliveries. — Been_there_done_that

    Ukraine continues to export grain via ports on the Danube River, according to reports from Reuters, Nasdaq, dailytimepk and other western sources. The volume of those shipments is increasing to compensate, however, according to Ukraine’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Taras Vysotskiy and Interior Ministry adviser Vadym Denysenko, grain transshipment fees, which are “set by commercial structures” at these ports have increased three to fourfold, from \$5-6 to \$20 per ton.

    “We are talking about the importance of exports, but unfortunately all this turns out for some to be an opportunity to make money and not an opportunity to help the economy in some way,” Denysenko said. — via dailytimepk

    https://www.dailytimepk.com/ukraines-grain-exports-affected-by-extremely-high-taxes-in-the-danube-ports/

  306. @Commentator Mike

    Though it is pretty well known General Franco made sure Real Madrid used to get the best players…. The numbers from that era greatly boosted their prestige. Some cheating can always make a winner. As bad as Maradonna cheating in the WC

  307. @Mary Marianne

    Yes – he has very keen insight into what is going on in Thailand and the attempts to overturn the government to put in a western subservient one (using the exact same tactics they tried in Hong Kong). But being a former US Marine he also understands military matters. I am waiting for bomber command to actually refute what he said with his own real analysis rather than just recycle what the MSM says. Maybe he’s making his own video now – lol. Iron Forge I asked to – but I get nothing in reply.

    • Replies: @Bombercommand
  308. @Realist

    She is now settled down on land, engaged in agriculture and trying to be self sufficient. What’s wrong with that? It’s more than most of us here are doing. And she can feel good that she is contributing a minimum to the consumer society and the profits of the rich exploiters, as well as keeping her carbon and ecological footprints low, if anyone here cares about that.

    I don’t know how she came about acquiring/ using that house and land. I don’t think she’s squatting on an abandoned property, although there are many such in southern Europe. I think she may have explained the circumstances but I forget.

    It takes all sorts to make the world go round. One gets old to man the barricades, and if one can turn to other ways and means why not?

    BTW I have lately been using the phone and making more mistakes than usual. I used to post comments correcting mistakes after spotting them but now I don’t bother. The meaning is usually clear and that’s what counts.

    • Replies: @Kali
  309. Kali says:

    To be or not to be?

    Whether t’is nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outragious trolling, or to ask, per chance to know, just exacly what ones interlocutor has done to advance the cause(s) dear to his heart, to know if such a lowly character as he has ever once demonstrated the courage of his convictions through direct action or throuch changing the entire course of his life?

    Aye, there’s the rub! 😓

    LOL,
    Kali.

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  310. @Kali

    “Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live!”
    Bob Marley
    Remember this one always.

    • Agree: Kali
  311. annamaria says:
    @mulga mumblebrain

    After cordial fraternization with Ukrainian self-proclaimed Nazis, the Jewish State has a new exhibit: https://consortiumnews.com/2022/05/12/rights-groups-call-for-full-probe-after-israeli-forces-kill-journalist/

    Shireen Abu Akleh, a well-known 51-year-old Palestinian-American correspondent, was wearing a helmet and press jacket that clearly identified her as a journalist when Israeli forces shot her in the face as she covered an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) raid on the Jenin refugee camp in the illegally occupied West Bank of Palestine…

    Citing the IDF’s deadly history of targeting journalists during wars, invasions, and other military operations in Palestine, the women-led peace group CodePink demanded an “immediate suspension of U.S. military aid to Israel and a thorough and impartial investigation of Shireen’s murder.”

    The U.S. gives Israel, one of the world’s wealthiest nations per capita, around \$3.8 billion in unconditional annual military aid, despite being classified as an apartheid state by prominent international and Israeli officials and organizations.

    • Thanks: Kali
    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  312. Kali says:
    @Commentator Mike

    You are very kind Mike. My heartfelt thanks.

    The land we live on now is owned by the Trubador Community Trust. We continue to live in our caravan though, so maybe we are gypsies after all! 🙂

    We live and work the land here freely.

    We also work for several of the locals freely – that’s to say we don’t charge them for our work because we’re not in the business of taxing people. God takes care of our needs unstintingly and unfailingly. That’s something we’ve learned to trust without fear over the years.

    The small piece of land we lived on before, which is still in our care, was given to us to use after the fires of 2017 cleared it. The owner of that land is the son of our friend, Ana, who’s quinta we prepare for planting every spring since we came here.

    The market value of our current home/land is over 20,000€, though the Trust got it for around 6,000€. Because the locals here accept us as part of the community and appreciate the care we take of the place (we’ve taken care of it for the last couple of years on behalf of the previous owners who couldn’t manage it).

    There’s much, much more to say about this set-up, but would take the rest of the night to explain.

    How we came to be basically homeless in Portugal ( actually taken in by our friend and current neighbour, Rui) is a far too long and convoluted story to go in to here. To be honest, so is the rest of it. To tell any of it in detail would require a book. The philosophy, faith and devotion, not to mention the political activism which has informed all of our choices over the years would take ages to describe/explain. – I’m writing all of this now because there’s an obvious gap in our story where question marks were hanging.

    On your final point, you might be interested in an app I’ve recently discovered (and which I highly recomend) called Message Ease Keyboard – it does nothing to improve ones spelling, but it is a far superior touch-screne keyboard than the standard. And it’s free!

    Thank you very much for all of your kind words of support Mike. I’m truly grateful.

    Much love,
    Kali.

    • Thanks: emerging majority
    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  313. @Kali

    Thanks. Keep on keeping on. I think it may also be possible to come to some arrangements with owners of abandoned properties or owners who need assistance if one is capable and willing and meets the right people.

    I got the impression UR autocorrects but one has to check the autocorrector’s corrections.

    • Replies: @Kali
  314. anon[908] • Disclaimer says:

    Guess Johnson showed you guys up. American ingenuity comes through!

    https://www.rt.com/russia/555333-ukraine-biolabs-inhumane-experiments/

    Diseased counterfeit banknotes. Only a Jew-led nazi regime is clever enough to think that up. Ha, goyim, outsmarted you again!

    • Replies: @annamaria
  315. “And Russia is in the Ukraine on a police anti-terrorist operation, likewise supporting anti-government rebels. Look, if Bush sent the US troops all the way to Iraq to save Kurds and Shiites from Saddam why shouldn’t Russian military just cross the border to save Russian minorities from Zelensky?”

    I acknowledge the precipitating events of 9/11. I don’t defend the invasion of Iraq or Afghanistan. I contended against the actions then and I defend my position now. Trying to drag me into some manner of defense of the choices to invade – nice attempt but no cigar. Whether 9/11 was an inside job as many contend or an outside criminal act by Osama Bin Laden, the US had every right to respond to apprehend those actors. However, invading Afghanistan was simply a mistake ion several levels. Having made that case numerous times I won’t divert into further distraction now.

    The salient point that I will entertain is the suggestion about terrorism. The accusations regarding 9/11 is that the states of Iraq and or Afghanistan were acts committed by those nations against the US. That is a very important distinction. Until 9/11 no precipitating event could have moved most citizens to invade either nation. As such the acts violated US sovereignty and established a case for a response. Whether correct or not one simply cannot dismiss the rationale because it is inconvenient.

    [MORE]

    The case with Russia is that no act against was committed against Russia proper by anyone, muchless a sovereign state. And therefore your

    “what about’

    comparison is a failure, not in part but in whole. Nothing not even so much as an assassination as in the case with the Austrian ArchDuke, an act which precipitated the WWI, is even on the table here. Nothing. Completely different than the US actions and rationale. Had such an event or events taken I would have to wrestle with your what about, but as is — it is false comparison and simply fails the test. Nothing justified Russia crossing the sovereign territory of Ukraine.

    Unfortunately, we now know that Russia was involved in sabotaging the Minsk accords by refusing to remove herself as called for by the OSCE, for all foreign entities, she acted in bad faith and justified the refusal of the Ukrainian negotiators and the leadership to follow suit and not adhere to the protocols. I highlight that because it calls into question the motives and the efficacy of the Russian demands on Ukraine. The reason that Russia did so is now clear and it has nothing to do with NATO, Nazis, transgender, same sex practitioners, or corruption . . . but Russia’s ambitions to extend her own boundaries — and as soon as the Russian leadership stated that Ukraine was not a country in light of the history to the country, the jig as they say was up.

    No act of terror against Russia and no real intention to tackle terrorism – just a geopolitical ploy to reclaim old lands and old ambitions. No issues with wanting to reclaim past glories, but doing so by force is against the rules and more so unethical.

    ——————-

    I have routinely defended Pres Putin in the past. And acknowledge that my observations regarding his own intelligence, shrewdness and even astute diplomacy has out paced every president, including Pres Bush and since. No one who survives the KGB to become a president of a new “democracy” is a slouch.

    Laugh.

    However, invading Ukraine was a mistake, one that heretofore demonstrates some keen political calculations. A soft Europe, a humbled and tepid prone US and emboldened China . . .

    In fact, one would thing his was a member of the TAC and Unz stall among others. I doubt seriously that any real wokeness is blowing up Eastern Europe. And as i noted earlier, the issues in Ukraine are in Russia, good grief, murdering children in the womb is legal as with other countries, there’s no shortage of gambling, prostitution . . . etc. Until the retraction of the USSR, even acknowledging a God was off limits.

    Furthermore, after looking at the OSCE protocols as Russia used them to justify her position, I have to conclude that Russia is even in violation of those mandates. Given the number of violations in fact and in principle, I was stunned she would call them to her defense.

    ———————-

    The language that Russia has employed to communicate her wishes is violence and threatened violence to the point of nuclear exchange that simply cannot stand – period. As long as the US, NATO and the rest in a language that is foreign to the matter at hand Russia wins and is calling the shots about which nation can dance with which.

    I am not playing devils advocate, if Russia prevails in Ukraine, what follows in terms of her expansion will be the fault of an unwillingness to act by the USD, NATO, EU and the international community.

    Don’t hate Russians
    Don’t hate Pres Putin.

  316. Further rejection of the Iraq and Afghanistan comparisons

    at no time did the US attempt to annex those countries as not having been real countries anyway or for any other reason.

    • LOL: RodW
    • Replies: @RodW
  317. @Carlton Meyer

    I accept that but the action opens up a gateway to irredentist hell. Virtually every Eastern European country has some historical claim on territory now belonging to another country. And that’s my point. The Russian action sets a dangerous precedent.

    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  318. @showmethereal

    I see Crimea in a different light as ZATO was clearly trying to cut Russia off from Black Sea access. But I see little justification for the continued westward action now taking place.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  319. @Robjil

    So it’s ok then for Hungary to move on Vojvodina, Poland for western Ukraine (Galicia) and…..Germany to reclaim lost Prussian territories?

    See where this can lead?

    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  320. annamaria says:
    @anon

    There are some interesting Qs are coming for the EU demagogues, and these questions will be louder over time: https://thesaker.is/two-months-of-operation-z/

    Why is it that a jew (zelensky) is ordering the certain death of his military (most of whom are likely not Jewish) and why do the Nazi regiments who supposedly hate jews take orders from him. Is it because they are all goyim?

    Why does the death of men at their prime in Ukraine seem like a strategic initiative? Why are slavs killing slavs and at the behest of whom? This is a genocide all right but not by Russia’s or even Ukraine’s hand as their general staff did not support zelensky’s recent insane order to attempt to retake Snake Island and who lost valuable men and assets in the process.

    So who is behind this slaughter and why, and why is it never discussed, as to me it is a critical part of this war agenda? Perhaps those who are behind this horror wish to breed the current generation of child-bearing women in Ukraine out to the west or elsewhere to genetically weaken the Slavic race. I wouldn’t put such a sick agenda past the actual agitators. Who are they and what is this really about, anyone cares to guess?

    The homoerotic opportunist Zelensky cares not about Ukrainians but he does care about Jews. https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2022-03-15/ukraines-jews-escape-to-israel-we-were-happy-and-now-we-will-start-again “Ukrainian Jews escape to Israel:”
    https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-russia-ukraine-war-first-israel-bound-immigrants-cross-from-ukraine-into-poland-1.10637674 “The Jewish Agency will open six document-processing stations at Ukrainian border crossing points with Poland, Moldova, Romania and Hungary.”

    Ukraine has been captured by a Jewish scum like Kolomojsky – a felon and the President of the Jewish Community of Ukraine – and by the thoroughly opportunistic Zelensky. The Nazification of Ukraine was accomplished by the joint efforts of Kolomojsky (he funded the Nazi death squads Azov, Aidar, Dnipro), the Canadian Banderites, American Ziocons, and the CIA. This is as if the worst refuse of humanity came together to destroy the country of Ukraine and the Ukrainians.

    • Thanks: Kali
  321. RodW says:
    @EliteCommInc.

    As an Englishman now living in Japan, I’ve spent my whole life in countries annexed by America. In England, it was A-10s that flew over my head. In Japan, it’s F/A-18s that ‘protect’ me.

    The standards that you apply to America are clearly different from those that you apply to Russia, as any fule kno.

    • Replies: @Mary Marianne
  322. @Irish Savant

    Idiot Savant would be more apt. Ukraine is not a nation but a Frankenstein Monster, salable to the highest bidder on a constant and consistent basis.

    • Replies: @Irish Savant
  323. @showmethereal

    The baldheaded guy in your linked video is delusional. As I wrote before, the frontline in the East is about the same as it was two months ago. Russia has made, practically speaking, zero progress during its “new look” offensive. After Russia’s humiliating defeat and withdrawal from the Kyiv area and northeast Ukraine Russia controls much less territory now than two months ago. Baldheaded guy is particularly delusional about the situation in Kharkiv, calling it a “fixing action” by Russia when in fact Russia is in retreat from Kharkiv and being driven back towards the border. As far as “grinding down”, The Armed Forces of The Ukraine did a superb job on that attempted Russian initiative, a bridgehead over the Siverskyi River, “grinding down” the first Russian pontoon bridge along with the tanks and APCs on it, then “grinding down” a second Russian attempt at a pontoon bridge along with dozens of Russian tanks and APCs that tried to hide in the woods. Every Russian tank had its turret blown off, meaning the ammo cooked off, and a hit that would cook off the ammo would have killed the entire tank crew. The significance of the Russian defeat on the Siverskyi River cannot be overestimated. Every day that passes, the news gets worse for Russia.

    • Agree: peterAUS
    • Troll: showmethereal
    • Replies: @emerging majority
  324. @Irish Savant

    Yes-the defeat of Banderism, and good riddance.

  325. @Irish Savant

    The irredentism began with the infiltration of emigre’ Banderite scum into Ukraine under Gorbachev, then the Quisling drunkard Yeltsin’s treason in breaking up the USSR on orders from Thanatopolis DC, then the US directed fascist coup in 2014, followed by ethnic cleansing and death-squad atrocities by the Banderites. It is THAT irredentism that Russia is liquidating.

  326. @annamaria

    Talmudic teachings say that killing civilians is not just permissible, for the Jews, but is a mitzvah, or good deed. Another mitzvah for that celestial psychopath, Yahweh.

  327. “As an Englishman now living in Japan, I’ve spent my whole life in countries annexed by America. In England, it was A-10s that flew over my head. In Japan, it’s F/A-18s that ‘protect’ me.

    The standards that you apply to America are clearly different from those that you apply to Russia, as any fule kno.”

    Now those are formal security agreements. The presence of US military in nations is a matter of agreement and to my understanding has not undermine the sovereignty of either country.

    Now Japan may have some unique features since the occupation of US forces after WWII, but evidence to date strongly suggests that Japan herself has not requested a US departure from the treaties regarding Japanese security forces. And while I would agree that the conditions and terms immediately after WWII might challenge sovereignty, I think time has demonstrated that Japan is is its own country. And article nine is certainly under pressure as the Japanese wrestle with the sovereignty dispute over the Senkaku Islands with China and apparently Russia as well.

    https://military-history.fandom.com/wiki/Treaty_of_Mutual_Cooperation_and_Security_between_the_United_States_and_Japan

    https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2967&context=ils

    In response to your last reference, you will have to be more specific in order for me to respond. The presence of military bases in either country does not deny their sovereignty. And I am unclear what the standards deviation you suggest is. In this we are discussing the standards regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

  328. Kali says:
    @Commentator Mike

    . I think it may also be possible to come to some arrangements with owners of abandoned properties or owners who need assistance if one is capable and willing and meets the right people.

    Yes. – We’ve been offered/ given the use of other parcels of land, but just can’t take it all on.

    It takes time to build trust with the locals, and though we’ve had many friends passing through, including for extended periods, sadly, despite their enthusiasm for this lifestyle, they generally lack the patients to stick it out, or prove themselves to be unreliable – promising help to the locals and not delivering. This applies mostly to younger Brits, who see paradise here, but are too busy having adventures to be reliaple. Of course our older friends tend to have other commitments.

    Younger Portugueses are generally cronically, pathalogically, afraid of hard work in our experience – not all of them, but the majority that we know.

    But for any willing to put in the time and effort, and who have the means to be self-reliant – ie. a motor-home/camper-van/rv or caravan – this place is litterally a gift.

    Lots of love,
    Kali.

  329. John Tr45 says:

    I enjoy your articles but I get get tired of reading so many inserted words that you make up. Perhaps, think about it. Thank you.

    • Agree: RodW
  330. @Bombercommand

    Again, this U\$\$A Air-farce type is grasping at straws. One tactical victory for the Pukies means little or nothing on a strategic level. The Russian commander in that foray obviously did not use sufficient covering fire upon the Pukies’ artillery and rocket forces and will likely be relieved of his duties.

    Meanwhile, the Kievite forces are taking a constant beating from Russian heavy weaponry and are essentially immobilized. No supplies or reinforcements coming in and their huge agglomeration in the Lisichansk-Kramatorsk region are fighting on and not surrendering (yet) because the Azov enforcers shoot them in the backs when they do not die for the deceitful NATO pigs, who are under full control of the Khazarian Mafiya and their international banking monopoly.

  331. @EliteCommInc.

    More blabbering bullshit from a usual suspect. The West is doomed to irrelevance. Economically, the puppet regimes in occupied Western Europe have shot themselves in the foot in obedience to their shotcallers on behalf of the Bank\$ter regime.

  332. ‘More blabbering bullshit from a usual suspect. The West is doomed to irrelevance. Economically, the puppet regimes in occupied Western Europe have shot themselves in the foot in obedience to their shotcallers on behalf of the Bank\$ter regime.’

    there is some serious questions about who us calling the shots

    it may be that the west is in a state of decline for host of reasons. and one of those signs may be the failure to respond to russia’s invasion

    that still does not justify the act itself

    • Replies: @Commentator Mike
  333. @EliteCommInc.

    It is obvious that out of Ukrainians, who are essentially Russians or at least Slavs, the West has managed to create an anti-Russia, and that any militarisation, and weaponisation of Ukraine is s direct threat to Russia. Russia has no problems existing next to nuclear powers even of different race such as North Korea and PR China, and their military strength poses no threat to Russia. Yet it is obvious that a Ukraine armed with nuclear weapons, bioweapons, or any weapons is a threat, as is NATO expansion to Russia’s borders. Had NATO pursued a non-agressive policy against then Russia could easily coexist with it, but NATO has shown itself to be a most aggressive warmongering force for greatest evil that sets out to destroy country after country, so Russia has no choice but to respond as it does.

    One could only wish for NATO to be as benign neighbours as North Korea and PR China.

    • Agree: showmethereal
  334. Smith says:

    Anyone with a genuine interest on the current progress of the war should check this channel:

    He does DAILY update with sources from all sides, with actual map position of events for easier visualization, and without any funding, it’s as neutral as you can get during this fog of war.

    The guy is also a singaporean, kudos to him.

  335. ‘It is obvious that out of Ukrainians, who are essentially Russians or at least Slavs, the West has managed to create an anti-Russia, and that any militarisation, and weaponisation of Ukraine is s direct threat to Russia’

    ukrainians are no more russian , than poles, czechs, lithuaians, etc.

    and the historical record is very clear, i won’t rehash that

    —————–

    we now know that former confederate states seeking entry into nato were afraid that russia would re-incorporated them by force . . .

    i don’t buy the complaint but so what if they were anti russia, lot of countries as it turns were anti-russia no small number former russian states as long as they stay on their side of the line, ho they feel is their business

    the complaint sounds like a child still in need of exposure to the real world ‘sometimes people won’t like you, they will oppose your ideas and you will have to deal them without resorting to violence

    good grief stop treating russians like two year olds and guess hat tragedy have countries they don’t like, and oppose

    • Replies: @EliteCommInc.
  336. Russian global ambition may be shrinking. By September trade sanctions will be having an impact too as supplies and parts run out.

  337. peterAUS says:
    @Philip Owen

    The map tells it all.

    • Replies: @Philip Owen
  338. @EliteCommInc.

    correction

    good grief stop treating russians like two year olds

    and guess what russians have countries they don’t like, and oppose

  339. peterAUS says:


    Kremlin cabal’s dereliction of duty, bordering on crime.

    No prob, of course. As long as serfs are O.K. with dying with Mosin Nagants and their elites having superyachts all is good.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  340. @EliteCommInc.

    Japan’s terms of surrender in WW2 meant 1) she had to return all possessions she took from China 2) she was to be left with only her 4 main islands. So neither the Diayou/Senkaku islands (China) nor the Kuril Islands (Russia) should be in dispute. The US military bases are the reasons. Same with Okinawa being part of Japan again. Imperial Japan took it and lost. That’s not one of the 4 main islands. The US chose to give them to Japan.

  341. Metal hed says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    I don’t see how Russia is winning.

    Even if it wins all of Ukraine, Russia has lost nearly all of Europe to NATO.

    Russia can’t even boot Turkey and the US (both NATO members) out of Syria while Israel continues its bombing missions over Syria.

    That’s Russian weakness.

    No one voluntarily joins Russia.

    Even Belarus is being forced to join Russia.

    The fact that the US, Israel, and Europe are wrong does not make Russia right.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  342. annamaria says:
    @Metal hed

    Well. Stay with your crowd then.
    “Empire of Bioweapon Lies” https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2022/05/13/empire-of-bioweapon-lies/

    The provisional results of evidence being collected about the work of U.S. bioweapons in Ukraine are simply astonishing. These are the main takeaways.
    U.S. bioweapon ideologues comprise the leadership of the Democratic Party. By linking with non-governmental biotechnology organizations, using the investment funds of the Clintons, Rockefellers, Soros and Biden, they profited from additional campaign financing – all duly concealed. In parallel, they assembled the legislative basis for financing the bioweapons program directly from the federal budget.
    COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers Pfizer and Moderna, as well as Merck and Gilead – of Donald “known unknowns” fame, and affiliated with the Pentagon – were directly involved.
    U.S. specialists tested new drugs in the Ukraine biolabs in circumvention of international safety standards. According to Kirillov, acting this way “Western companies seriously reduce the costs of research programs and gain significant competitive advantages.”
    According to Kirillov, “along with U.S. pharmaceutical companies and Pentagon contractors, Ukrainian government agencies are involved in military biotechnology activities, whose main tasks are to conceal illegal activities, conduct field and clinical trials and provide the necessary biomaterial.”
    The Pentagon, Kirillov pointed out, expanded its research potential not only in terms of producing biological weapons, but also gathering information on antibiotic resistance and the presence of antibodies to certain diseases among the population in specific regions. The testing ground in Ukraine was practically outside the control of the so-called “international community”.

    These findings, amply documented, suggest a vast “legitimized” bioweapon racket reaching the highest levels of the American body politic. There’s no doubt the Russians plan to thoroughly unmask it for the benefit of world public opinion, starting with a War Crimes Tribunal to be set up this summer, most probably in Donetsk.

    An ongoing U.S. bioweapons program in Ukraine was one of the Top Three reasons that led to the launch of Operation Z, side by side with preventing an imminent NATO-managed blitzkrieg against Donbass and Kiev’s desire to re-start a nuclear weapons program. These are Top Three red lines for Russia.

    ‘ They’ did this to the innocent civilians in Ukraine, and ‘they’ will undoubtedly do it again to the citizens of any other country.

  343. @emerging majority

    Tens of millions of people regard themselves as Ukrainians. That makes them a country. You need to increase your knowledge and reduce your invective.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  344. @Philip Owen

    “Philly Owen” is kinda like John “Kerry”. His father changed the family name from Kohn to Kerry. Similar to Sumner “Redstone”, likely being something like Rothstein. Sneaky,snarky sorts, they are.

    • Agree: annamaria
    • Replies: @Philip Owen
  345. @Irish Savant

    “Tens of millions”??? So maybe 25 million at most still live there, many of the emigres not desiring to get caught up in the draft and becoming cannon fodder. Not many actual self-identified Ukies in that Frankenstein Monster created by Lenin, Stalin and Khrushchev. Some savant.

  346. @peterAUS

    Russia is turning over massive amounts of materiel captured by their forces from the Pukies to their Donbass allies. Starting out with little more than courage, the heroes are constantly driving back the hordes who were out to commit genocide upon their people.

    • Agree: mulga mumblebrain
  347. @karel

    Excellent reply. Spot on.

    • Agree: annamaria
  348. Smith says:
    @RodW

    Adept follower of the Japan politics here, I don’t see anything woke about Japan PM Kishida Fumio, in fact he’s a fresh moderate compared to the far right American pochi Abe Shinzo.

    Notice when Abe hinted at nuclear sharing with the US, Kishida told him to fuck off. And when the G7 decides to ban Russian oil, Kishida proposes “indefinite” timeline to implement due to Japan’s energy security which is a huge kick to the American guts.

    Currently, it is out in the open that there is an Abe vs Kishida political battle inside the LDP, but chance is Kishida is gonna win due to his high approval ratings. The far right japs hate him but the silent majority support Kishida so far.

    On a side note, he is also a big fan of Akaza from Demon Slayer, which means good taste haha.

  349. @emerging majority

    Well, I can trace my paternal surname generation by generation to the 1620s. Other family fragments to the 1080s. No name changes required. Roots are deep. Go an project your insecurities somewhere else. I know who I am.

  350. @peterAUS

    It even flatters Russia. There was Kyiv to Odesa for about 6 hours in February.

    At Odesa the paratroops were dropped into the sea instead of behind the defending line on the coast. The naval infantry heard of this and refused to attack (mutiny).

    At Hostomel airport the resistance was fiercer than the Russian paratroops could cope with. Some broke and ran into the woods. The rest could not capture the airfield. In Kyiv, a 6 o’clock curfew was declared. Those without a home to go to were Russian sabotage and assassination squads. Mostly shot dead.

    End of Kyiv to Odesa.

  351. peterAUS says:
    @Philip Owen

    It even flatters Russia. There was Kyiv to Odesa for about 6 hours in February.

    Worse. Or better, depending on viewpoint.
    I’ve seen/heard plenty of people saying “Poland” and “Baltic Republics”.

    At Odesa the paratroops were dropped into the sea instead of behind the defending line on the coast. The naval infantry heard of this and refused to attack (mutiny).

    That’s what a lot of people keep saying.
    I don’t. Former in particular. BTW, refusing an order isn’t a mutiny. Especially when there is no war. This is..ahm…”special operation”.
    A smart commander, again BTW, never refuses an order. He suggests a better solution. RF marine infantry ARE, by Russian standards anyway, an elite corps. For example: some “flag” somewhere, probably even pure Navy, orders the landing. The Colonel commanding (I presume) gets the order, goes through OPORD and simply says “sure, after the Navy/Air Force clears the beaches and suppresses coastal defense”. And then the “flags” of the Navy/Air Force drop the idea.
    Something like that.

    At Hostomel airport the resistance was fiercer than the Russian paratroops could cope with. Some broke and ran into the woods. The rest could not capture the airfield. In Kyiv, a 6 o’clock curfew was declared. Those without a home to go to were Russian sabotage and assassination squads. Mostly shot dead

    Haha…..well, you know, I do come across here as Pro-Ukrainian (for retards, that is; plenty of those in this online pub), but I don’t buy all of that and wouldn’t use the same language.
    I’d say:
    At Hostomel airport the resistance was fiercer than the Russian paratroops expected. The second wave/reinforcement was canceled after one of transport planes got shot down. That (resistance/no reinforcement) prevented them from advancing into the city.
    The lack of expertise (mostly) and Ukrainian defense delayed the land force from the North (Belorussia) linking up with paras.
    All the above (lack of forces plus delay) allowed the defense of Kiev to get organized and the rest is history, completing with RF withdrawal.
    My take anyway.

    Oh, BTW, I do think that Ukrainians are winning this war.
    Pity that the price for the blunder won’t get delivered to the cabal in Kremlin but poor souls on the ground in Ukraine. For now one can hope.

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  352. “The colonists in North America started their pernicious search in 17th century and have not yet stopped. You can calculate the No. of centuries in each case as your homework.”

    Overblown nonsense here

    The US expanded to the pacific and generally stopped. The US did annex Puerto Rico, Philippines, Mexico, or any other protectorate. Securing allies or even neutrals who support US agendas or at least don’t seek to undermine the US are welcome. In fact one the attributes of the US is that it does not seek to expand ownership or colonial states, not even confederate or satellite states as Europeans or Asians have done or are doing.

    I would caution against others doing homework on a nonexistent claim.

    The invasions and interventions in the middle east were not about extending US territory — democracies sure. But anyone who thinks that extending democracy is a guarantor of peace is incorrect —

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  353. @Philip Owen

    If you are being truthful about your surname dating to the 1620’s, then it would appear that you are of Puritan descent—in other words Calvinistic theocrats who were deeply into the Old Testicles
    who barely noticed the spirituality of Jesus and disciples such as Thomas.

    There are plenty of Yankee turncoats who happily merge with the Talmudist agenda, particularly those such as have emanated out of Connecticut—though your background would more likely be the Plymouth Bay Colony.

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  354. @peterAUS

    Why do you bass turds support the Evil Empire of Lies? Who cuts your paychecks?

  355. @EliteCommInc.

    It is patently obvious that you know nothing of the U\$\$A’s occupation of the Philippines. The massacres were many and the objectives were colonization and bases from which to extend corporate incursions into the China trade. That was another part of American history which got swept under the rug.

  356. @Philip Owen

    One deranged lie after another. A Welsh Nazi, apparently. A rare, but pernicious, breed.

  357. @Philip Owen

    And I know WHAT you are, Nazi fan-boy. And I know WHY you and your type exist, too.

  358. @emerging majority

    I’m British. Welsh precisely. Mostly Anglicans. A few Baptists. Charles Wesley married a relative.

    In favour of the Plymouth Bay Colony, they were concerned enough about title to their land to take in members of the Pequot tribe released by the Whamapanoags during a famine as members of the colony. They also stayed out of King Philip’s war.

  359. ‘It is patently obvious that you know nothing of the U\$\$A’s occupation of the Philippines. The massacres were many and the objectives were colonization and bases from which to extend corporate incursions into the China trade. That was another part of American history which got swept under the rug’

    what took place after the spanish united states war with united states occupation
    perhaps nothing more poignant than black soldiers joining the fight against united states occupation.
    what i made very clear is that the united states very little history of if any at all of annexing others once they hit the pacific, as a general rule the goal of the united states has been to support democratic countries

    i am ever bemused by the dance into all things irrelevant — russia;s invasion of the ukraine has nothing in common with the u war with spain and occupation of philipines

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  360. @RodW

    It’s just more proof that the USA, having semi-absorbed both Germany and Japan, is the new evil fascist regime on this planet. Russia, China and their allies are the only ones protecting the free peoples from total domination by the USA-led Nazis And Terrorism Organization.

    • Agree: RodW
  361. @EliteCommInc.

    The puppet regime in Kiev is controlled by the Khazarian Mafiya dominated government, media, banking institutions in the ruptured republic known as the U\$\$A—the descendant of the USSR, de facto if not de jure. The regime in the Di\$trict of Corruption attacks democratic countries and supports oligarchs. Are you on crack like Hunter Biden?

  362. “The puppet regime in Kiev is controlled by the Khazarian Mafiya dominated government, media, banking institutions in the ruptured republic known as the U\$\$A—the descendant of the USSR, de facto if not de jure. The regime in the Di\$trict of Corruption attacks democratic countries and supports oligarchs. Are you on crack like Hunter Biden?”

    Well, one can certainly object to corruption. Whether said corruption is in Ukraine, Moscow, India, etc . . . or the US.

    Nothing in comments suggests that corruption of any kind and I stumbled on the Panama Papers program this morning this morning, pro0minant in that discussion was Pres Putin as a recipient.

    These are important issues, but nothing justifies Russia invading Ukraine even for reasons of internal corruption inside a country. I would think that Russia given what we know about such corruption would have its hands full cleaning up their own home.

    As for a Mr Hunter Biden, another totally irrelevant issue to the Ukraine invasion. Laugh, I only wish had been so provided with such opportunities and connections. I can’t even get a local community college to make things right after admitting error, muchless have connections to international financing institutions abroad. I was run over a by a car five years ago and in that five years, I have treated as suspect by nearly every organization — despite a police report that makes it clear — I was not at all at fault —– defend Mr Hunter Biden . . . laugh

    . . . I spent thousands in an attempt to help him live in a healthy environment and my father threatened to kill me about two months ago. Love family, but a father who would block a fraud investigation — ha.

    —————–

    Look this all fine and dandy discussion, but the US should move iommediately to remove Russia from Ukraine.

    Don’t hate Russians and don’t hat Pres Putin Don’t hate Ukrainians and don’t support Nazis

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