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After only five months in office, President Joe Biden has already become notorious for his verbal gaffes and mis-spokes, so much so that an admittedly Republican-partisan physician has suggested that he be tested to determine his cognitive abilities. That said, however, there is one June 16th tweet that he is responsible for that is quite straightforward that outdoes everything else for sheer mendacity. It appeared shortly after the summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and was apparently intended to be rhetorical, at least insofar as Biden understands the term. It went: “How would it be if the United States were viewed by the rest of the world as interfering with the elections directly of other countries and everybody knew it? What would it be like if we engaged in activities that he engaged in? It diminishes the standing of a country.”

There have been various estimates of just exactly how many elections the United States has interfered in since the Second World War, the numbers usually falling somewhere between 80 and 100, but that does not take into account the frequent interventions of various kinds that took place largely in Latin America between the Spanish-American War and 1946. One recalls how the most decorated Marine in the history of the Corps Major General Smedley Butler declared that “War is a racket” in 1935. He confessed to having “…helped make Mexico, especially Tampico, safe for American oil interests in 1914. I helped make Haiti and Cuba a decent place for the National City Bank boys to collect revenues in. I helped in the raping of half a dozen Central American republics for the benefits of Wall Street. The record of racketeering is long. I helped purify Nicaragua for the international banking house of Brown Brothers in 1909-1912. I brought light to the Dominican Republic for American sugar interests in 1916. In China I helped to see to it that Standard Oil went its way unmolested.”

And there have been since 1900 other regime change and interventionist actions, both using military force and also brought about by corrupting local politicians with money and other inducements. And don’t forget the American trained death squads active in Latin America. Some would also include in the list the possibly as many as 50 Central Intelligence Agency and Special Ops political assassinations that have been documented, though admittedly sometimes based on thin evidence.

That Joe Biden, who has been at a reasonably high level in the federal government for over forty years, including as Vice President for eight years and now President should appear to be ignorant of what his own government has done and quite plausibly continues to do is astonishing. After all, Biden was VP when Victoria Nuland worked for the Obama Administration as the driving force behind efforts in 2013-2014 to destabilize the Ukrainian government of President Viktor Yanukovych. Yanukovych, an admittedly corrupt autocrat, nevertheless became Prime Minister after a free election. Nuland, who is the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the State Department, provided open support to the Maidan Square demonstrators opposed to Yanukovych’s government, to include media friendly appearances passing out cookies on the square accompanied by Senator John McCain to encourage the protesters.

A Dick Cheney and Hillary Clinton protégé who is married to leading neocon Robert Kagan, Nuland openly sought regime change for Ukraine by brazenly supporting government opponents in spite of the fact that Washington and Kiev had ostensibly friendly relations. As Biden’s tweet even recognized in a backhanded way, it is hard to imagine that any U.S. administration would tolerate a similar attempt by a foreign nation to interfere in U.S. domestic politics, particularly if it were backed by a \$5 billion budget, but Washington has long believed in a global double standard for evaluating its own behavior. Biden clearly is part of that and also clearly does not understand what he is doing or saying.

Nuland is most famous for her foul language when referring to the potential European role in managing the unrest that she and the National Endowment for Democracy had helped create. The Obama and Biden Administration’s replacement of the government in Kiev was the prelude to a sharp break and escalating conflict with Moscow over Russia’s attempts to protect its own interests in Ukraine, most particularly in Crimea. That point of conflict has continued to this day, with a U.S. warships in the Black Sea engaging in exercises with the Ukrainian navy.

Biden was also with the Obamas when they chose to destabilize and destroy Libya. Nor should Russia itself be forgotten. Boris Yeltsin was re-elected president of Russia in 1996 after the Clinton Administration pumped billions of dollars into his campaign, enabling him to win a close oligarch-backed victory that had been paid for and managed by Washington. Joe Biden was a Senator at the time.

And then there is Iran, where democratically elected Mohammed Mossadeq was deposed by the CIA in 1953 and replaced by the Shah. The Shah was replaced by the Islamic Republic in turn in 1979 and the poisoned relationship between Washington and Tehran has constituted a tit-for-tat quasi-cold war ever since, marked by assassinations and sabotage.

And who can forget Chile where Salvador Allende was removed by the CIA in 1973 and replaced by Augusto Pinochet? Or Cuba and the Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 where the CIA failed to bring about regime change in Havana? Can it be that Joe Biden cannot recall any of those “interventions,” which were heavily covered in the international media at the time?

And to make up the numbers, Joe can possibly consider the multiple “interferences in elections,” which is more precisely what he was referring to. As a CIA officer stationed in Europe and the Middle East in and 1970s through the early 1990s, I can assure him that I personally know about nearly continuous interference in elections in places like France, Spain, Portugal and Italy, all of which had prominent communist parties, some of which were on the verge of government entry. Bags of money went to conservative parties, politicians were bribed and journalists bought. In fact, during that time period I would dare to say there was hardly an election that the United States did not somehow get involved in.

Does it still go on? The U.S. has been seeking regime change in Syria since 2004 and is currently occupying part of the country. And of course, Russia is on the receiving end of a delegitimization process through a controlled western media that is seeking to get rid of Putin by exploiting a CIA and western intelligence funded opposition. China has no real opposition or open elections, nor can its regime plausibly be changed, but it is constantly being challenged by depicting it and its behavior in the most negative fashion possible.

Joe Biden really should read up on the history of American political and military interventions, regime changes and electoral interference worldwide. He just might learn something. The most important point might, however, elude him. All of the intervention and all of the deaths have turned out badly both for the U.S. and for the people and countries being targeted. Biden has taken a bold step to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan, though it now appears that that decision might be in part reversed. Much better to complete the process and also do the same thing in places like Iraq, Somalia and Syria. The whole world will be a better place for it.

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

    at least donald rumsfeld’s in hell now. hopefully the other neocons can join him there soon. too bad there are no more smedley butlers left. too bad roosevelt didn’t listen to him and have prescot bush hanged for treason, then we wouldn’t have neocons at all.

  2. “Joe Biden really should read up on the history of American political and military interventions, regime changes and electoral interference worldwide”.

    The only way Biden is reading anything is if it’s on a notecard he’s holding while talking (in person) to other world leaders and journalists. I suppose our President is really whomever is writing those notecards.

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
    , @Anonymous
  3. TGD says:

    Giraldi:

    And who can forget Chile where Salvador Allende was removed by the CIA in 1973 and replaced by Augusto Pinochet?

    Correction: He was “removed” through being murdered by the CIA under the direct orders of “Tricky” Dick Nixon with the encouragement of Henry “the kike” Kissinger. The CIA operatives made Allende’s murder look like a suicide.

    • Replies: @anon
    , @animalogic
  4. It was just anti-Russian hate speech on Biden’s part after his meeting with Putin. Typical propaganda aimed at the masses. Nothing demented about it.

    • Replies: @Ace
    , @frontier
  5. Jimbobla says:

    I expect our “Vegetable in Chief” is ignorant of what he had for breakfast this morning.

  6. Biden is on cruise control.

    From here to eternity.

    • Replies: @anonymous
  7. bayviking says:

    A most flagrant lie, with devastating consequences for tens of millions of people. When you consider how ridiculous Biden’s outbursts sounded during the campaign, he has otherwise sounded more coherent since being elected. But this is a somber reminder of a lifelong derangement, held by most politicians, including the orange sloth.

  8. @American Citizen

    I saw that, and wondered:
    – is Biden able to read at this point, or is the earpiece scripting him? and
    – reading is one thing, comprehending is another. Just what does Biden comprehend at this point?

  9. What about our 2009 coup in Honduras?

    • Thanks: Nancy
  10. RobinG says:

    BIDEN is a BULLY…
    and a KILLER

    even WaPo takes note

    In launching airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, Biden lowers bar for use of military force
    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/in-launching-airstrikes-in-syria-and-iraq-biden-lowers-bar-for-use-of-military-force/ar-AALFSVQ?ocid=msedgntp

  11. anonymous[139] • Disclaimer says:

    He’s always been a pathological liar. Remember when he copied British politician Neil Kinnock’s biography as his own? Who does that? You wouldn’t trust a delivery man who you catch fabricating stories about themselves in such a blatant manner. Yet somehow he’s wormed his way into the presidency. Maybe a sick society gets sick ‘leaders’.

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @animalogic
  12. It’s disappointing to have commented on Dr. Giraldi’s omission of something back in January, and now see it become a misidentification:

    … to include media friendly appearances passing out cookies on the square accompanied by Senator John McCain to encourage the protesters.

    Click on the link in this passage of the article and you’ll see that the Cookie Monster’s helper in that photo wasn’t the warmongering Mr. McCain. The man in the GQ eyeglasses, necktie, and overcoat is Geoffrey R. Pyatt, who was also on the phone to hear live

    her foul language when referring to the potential European role in managing the unrest that she and the National Endowment for Democracy had helped create.

    So who’s Geoffrey R. Pyatt? It says much about Uncle Sam and the Red+Blue puppet show

    – that Mr. Pyatt was then serving as Ambassador to the Ukrainian government he was helping to overthrow

    – that after a recording of the telephone conversation came to light, he not only kept his ambassadorship, but a couple years later was named by President Obama as Ambassador to (and accepted by) the government of Greece

    – that President Trump for four years left Mr. Pyatt, and pretty much every other Exceptional! person and practice, firmly in place.

    Uncle Sam’s activities in other countries are substantially unaffected by who is Gaffer-In-Chief. Voting for either party secures the rule of both.

    • Agree: Realist, GMC, Daniel Rich
    • Replies: @Ukraine Tiger
  13. Anon[159] • Disclaimer says:

    … but Washington has long believed in a global double standard for evaluating its own behavior.

    It’s the JEWS that embrace extreme hypocrisy in all things (((chutzpah))).

    Just ask Jesus Christ.

    Jews run USA Government. Jews embody hypocrisy. USA becomes hypocrites.

    Simple math…

    Jews = Hypocrisy

  14. Realist says:
    @anonymous

    Maybe a sick society gets sick ‘leaders’.

    It is destiny.

  15. Realist says:
    @Anon

    Whatever the Jews do in the United States is at the pleasure of gentiles.

    • Replies: @Anon
  16. RobinG says:

    US forces are at risk precisely because they’re still in the region, and, in the case of Syria, there illegally.

    The legitimacy and necessity of further American military meddling is also a myth. The Obama, Trump, and now Biden administrations have all operated illegally in Syria, where Congress never authorized war.

    This strike, like the Syrian interventions of the past two presidents, was unconstitutional. Like the two presidents before him, Biden has no business bombing Syria.

    That’s from Business Insider.

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/biden-s-latest-reasons-for-bombing-syria-defy-logic-and-the-constitution/ar-AALHG2I?ocid=msedgntp

  17. @Notsofast

    too bad there are no more smedley butlers left.

    Yes, but we have Andrew Bacevich, Danny Sjursen, Ray MacGovern and last but not least PG.

  18. TG says:

    “All of the intervention and all of the deaths have turned out badly both for the U.S. and for the people and countries being targeted. ” – um, not quite. The rich in the United States have made tons and tons of money. That’s why our government seemingly can’t learn from mistakes: for the people in charge, these are not mistakes but amazing profitable successes.

    Oh, and as far as Biden being a drooling idiot: well yes but that’s not relevant. Biden is simply the most extreme corporate lickspittle whore imaginable. He will do whatever his wealthy patrons want him to do no question asked. He’s a “one trick pony”, but as the saying goes, politically it’s a really good trick. At this point Biden could be stuffed and nailed to the chair of the Oval Office, “Team Biden” will continue doing whatever the rich want.

  19. Jim H says:

    ‘That Joe Biden … should appear to be ignorant of what his own government has done and quite plausibly continues to do is astonishing.’ — Philip Giraldi

    Biden’s apparent ignorance is the willful blindness of sociopathy.

    Bill Clinton, for instance, sincerely believes that he’s not a rapist. Rules, after all, do not apply to a silver-tongued public servant still admired by his grateful people.

    The grateful include wanton hussies who heave their pulchritudinous curves upon a chaste, reluctant Bill and tear off his underwear with their teeth, despite his admittedly feeble efforts to resist.

    Likewise, the spectral Resident Biden literally does not perceive any US interference in foreign elections. We were only worshipping the Goddess of Democracy, helping the good guys, as we ought, and who could object to that?

    Going above and beyond the call of duty, Victoria Nuland (née Nudelman) even handed out mandelbrot and dreidels to the children, so that sorely beset Ukies could feel the love from America’s most downtrodden yet big-heartedly generous minority.

    Our arbiters of Truth, the mainstream media, have not reported any US election interference, anywhere. Ergo, it does not exist.

    Joe! Schmo! It’s a hell of a show!

    • Agree: Daniel Rich
  20. Anon[401] • Disclaimer says:

    I have been watching Intel for a long time now. When they want to target someone, they are very good. The problem is their secret weapon which is contextual journalism. The rise of contextual journalism, 1950s–2000s
    https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1464884913479015
    It is a neat trick, but once you see what they are doing and how it is used to distort and misinform; then you are left with the sinking feeling that the real problem comes down to meritocracy. Intel has a meritocracy problem. If it is not meritocracy, then the only other conclusion is they are traitors. When all you have is a hammer, everything appears to be a nail.

    • Replies: @Levtraro
  21. Anon[159] • Disclaimer says:
    @Realist

    You keep bleating this nonsense every chance you get.

    Really?

    Are you just paid in shekels? Or foreskins?

    • Replies: @Realist
  22. Ktulu says:
    @Notsofast

    We gained ben shapiro and lost rumsfeld, as long as there are jews there are Zionists.

    Shapiro is a low quality huckster though, not near the quality of rumsfeld. Things are moving in the right direction

  23. You gotta admit the US had never been funnier. I mean you can’t make this stuff up.

    • Replies: @Anon
  24. Ghali says:

    U.S. interference in elections aboroad while it is criminal, it allows the U.S. regime to exert power of elected officials. In the process, the U.S. will use these regimes to legitimise its aggressive wars which are considered criminal interference in the affairs of foreign countries. For example, Ukraine has become a U.S. ally and will do whatever the U.S. wants it to do. The same goes for Greece.

    Biden’s gaffe designed not only to blackmail Russia but also to deflect public attention away from U.S. criminal behaviour. He is saying: “it is not us. It is them”. Sadly, many people buy into U.S. lies and whatever U.S. officials say.

  25. Isn’t it ironic that Trump lost billions by relentless attacks on his name brand, while the Clintons, Bush’s, Biden’s, Obama’s and their globalists supporters reap vast fortunes.
    The global MIC in their quest to wipe out imaginary white Supremacists-domestic terrorists, have declared war on majority white nation/states as a decoy to hide the real criminal terrorists destroying civilization.

  26. anon[833] • Disclaimer says:
    @TGD

    He was “Epsteined,” or should we say “McAffeed?”

    For a regime that constantly blames Putin for repeatedly snuffing (or making the attempt in many truly flamboyant fashions) his alleged “oposition” on the basis of exactly zero plausible evidence, Washington sure accepts many fantastical theories of suicide, accident or random acts of violence for an awful lot of its declared enemies, scapegoats or “unlucky” witnesses. You’d be excused for believing they just about always make this shit up…after having themselves committed the actual crime.

    • Replies: @rgl
  27. THE facts says:

    It’s true because he says so.

  28. After reading this, one may believe the US deserves its Shlomo-purchased-and-owned congress and current election-thief Fraudsident.

    I’ve never heard a single shitocrat say, “Biden’s 81 million votes are there. Count and audit all you like.”

  29. Never any interest by the phony news establishment involving Biden and Hunter’s involvement in influence peddling with billionaires from communist China, Ukraine, Mexico. Joe was quite the busy bee, as vice president. Everything continues to be focused on President Trump. No interest at all on the criminality of other democrats like Pelosi and other shady democrats in the imprisonment of so called “insurrectionists”, even though the evidence on the corruption and crimes of various democrats is far more than that of Trump supporters, etc. No investigation of clowns like Eric Swalwell, Maxine Waters, Diane Feinstein, Pelosi, Warren, and many more leftists, who have helped to devolve the U.S. into a corrupt banana republic.and make a once universally respected nation and people nothing but a joke. How low, the U.S. has fallen compared to the status and class it once owned.

    • Agree: Ace
  30. More Strategic Culture Foundation propaganda,listen folks this so called ” Foundation ” is just a front for the kremlin

    BIG QUESTION, WHY DO SO CALLED PATRIOTIC AMERICANS DO KREMLIN PROPAGANDA?

    Putin kicked off a war in Ukraine because he’s the worlds biggest spoiler,he can’t compete as a genuine economic peer with the EU so he creates an elaborate conspiracy theory about a coup undertaken by America,oh the Nuland thing is a deep fake voice over

    Anyway Putin is now stuck with Crimea its basically being run by the usual Russian crooks and oligarchs,Crimean citizens have rapidly resumed their default setting learned from the Soviet times,ie, basically keep your head down,who gives a [email protected]#k,and lets try and make money out of the bent economy now developing,and don’t bother worrying about the future because under Putin’s regime there isn’t one!

    • LOL: GMC, Levtraro
    • Troll: Ukraine Tiger
  31. Dumbo says:

    What “leader”? A senile children-toucher?

    What “free world”? Haven’t seen anything remotely resembling a “free world” lately, especially after the Covid coup…

    And perhaps the U.S. should try to keep their own elections clean before trying to interfere in elections abroad…

  32. @TGD

    Suicide by jet-bomber strike — yep, it’s like “the captain going down with the ship.” So, yes, spot on.

  33. @anonymous

    “Maybe a sick society gets sick ‘leaders’”
    Oh yes, you’re on to something here.
    Wonder whether it works the other way?
    For me Putin must be in the top 100 -200 leaders in all history. Perhaps that suggests a certain strength in the Russian people?

  34. Tom Welsh says:

    “That Joe Biden, who has been at a reasonably high level in the federal government for over forty years, including as Vice President for eight years and now President should appear to be ignorant of what his own government has done and quite plausibly continues to do is astonishing”.

    No – actually, it’s not. Biden was simply following the standard practice of flatly denying all the US government’s illegal and cruel misdeeds.

    Only someone quite unfamiliar with the US establishment and its immense systematic hypocrisy would tax Biden with ignorance.

    • Agree: Ace
  35. Miro23 says:

    Joe Biden really should read up on the history of American political and military interventions, regime changes and electoral interference worldwide. He just might learn something.

    That’s the last thing he’s going to do. He knows that he’s OK if he does what he’s told and reads his scripts. The Talmudic Empire want him as US president and will look after him.

    Biden and his executive don’t represent the American people. They represent the WEF/Davos hedge funds/CIA/Zio Globalists and Israel. The “Democracy” word is just propaganda. Real Democracy is local, time consuming and hard work with all citizens involved in studying issues and voting – with few real life examples – maybe Switzerland gets close.

  36. Ace says:
    @Ann Nonny Mouse

    Maybe it’s just me but having a get ta know ya session with Putin and then immediately coming out with some lame criticism of him is a great way to convince the Russians that they’re dealing with a petty individual. Joe didn’t even wait till his note cards were catalogued for the future Biden Presidential Museum.

    I wonder how you say, “Who is this clown?” in Russian.

    • Agree: Kolya Krassotkin
    • Replies: @Franklin Ryckaert
  37. Anonymous[661] • Disclaimer says:

    This article is a good reminder of how the US gov has gone out of its way to unbalance every corner of the world.

    My favorite primer on the subject is Gore Vidal’s book Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: How We Got to Be So Hated.

  38. geokat62 says:

    The Lobby in action…

    Telegram post by Andrew Joyce:

    Here’s an excerpt from former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s autobiography where he discusses a meeting he had with the “Jewish lobby” on June 3, 2010 after Mossad was caught using Australian passports to conduct assassinations.

    “Apropos of nothing, he [Mark Leibler] said, “Julia is looking very good in the public eye these days, Prime Minister. She’s performing very strong. She’s a great friend of Israel. But you shouldn’t be anxious about her, should you, Prime Minister?’”

    Before that month was over Kevin Rudd was no longer Prime Minister of Australia, replaced by Julia Gillard in a leadership spill.

    https://t.me/andrewjoycearchive/2419

    • Thanks: Robjil
    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  39. America is a kabuki theater in which the leading actors are playing out some esoteric theme while the ignorant audience is being entertained without understanding it.

    Ukraine is a great example of it: Cheney and Clinton may have nursed those two vipers, Nuland and Kagan but it’s those two who’ll secure that large benefits accrue to the Tribe, while the bit players like Hunter Biden get scraps of table like the loyal family pets for playing their parts as in daddy Biden.

  40. Anon[197] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anon

    Just ask Jesus Christ? “Salvation is from the Jews.” Such blasphemy and chutzpah combined!

    • Replies: @cd of central FL
  41. Realist says:
    @Anon

    Rather than being a jackoff…why don’t you explain why I am wrong?

    What have you done to stop the Jews from running the country?

  42. Leader of the Free World

    Free World

    What the hell is that?

    Sure doesn’t feel like the place I live.

    I miss the Cold War.

  43. Leo Den [AKA "Doug Ryler"] says:
    @Notsofast

    The Bush Cabal, the Obama Cabal, the Trump Cabal, and the Biden Cabal were/are all being wagged by the Jewish Deep State.

    http://biblicisminstitute.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/how-the-ashkenazi-jews-conquered-the-west/

    • Replies: @Carroll Price
  44. @Ace

    “…I wonder how you say, “Who is this clown?” in Russian…”

    кто этот клоун

    • Replies: @Ace
  45. Anon[743] • Disclaimer says:
    @Priss Factor

    The US has become a gloomy, mist bound swamp of freaks and weirdos. Men marrying men, women marrying women, Pan Genders, Binary and Non Binary, trannies, Queens, child molesters, Priests nailing one another, the list goes on and on. At one time it seems only the trash of society plunged into this dumpster of filth and perversion. Over the past several years it has come out that these activities have been all the rage with the rich and famous.

    Not a day goes by without some notable of high society “coming out” with yet another label or buzzword for their favourite perversion, taking ownership of their freakishness and basking in the applause not only of their other weirdos but all the woke who feel any hole is a good hole. Shit, they even explain why they are abnormal. These misguided people can even explain, justify and exalt fucking farm animals.

    Is it any wonder that this behaviour and the mental processes have taken over our political class and our political process. Just look at the people we have in Washington now !

    As for this cuckoo who “identifies” as Korean pretty soon we are going to have a new word added to the mish mash the English language had become. Trans Racism ! In his case though, this seems to be a case of reverse cultural appropriation.

    I see around me Chinese with blond hair and blue contact lenses, with droopy pants, unlaced sneakers. Some have shaved the side of their heads and have a long fringe hanging accross their eyes and dressed like Goths complete with every facial fold pierced. These people even try to talk like Blacks which is initially funny and then pathetic. Other have a pony tail on top of their knobs with the sides shaved. They are Samurai, Chinese who want to be Japanese. There are some East Indians doing the same shit. The poorest hand to mouth blacks have a different blond weave for every day and occasion. Nothing new to see here. The white kook who wants to be Korean has merely tapped into the psyche of the circus crowd for some cheap applause and approbation.

    Each new player to this freak show looks for some other angle to be even more sick and twisted than the existing number 1. Case in point, these people who want to look like BArbie and of course the creep who wants to look like Ken but recently decided he wants to be Barbie complete with a new cunt and tits.

    In the meantime, to add flavour to this menagerie we have a group of people who dominate MSM, happy to produce streaming porn promoting and glorifying every type of sexual relationship imaginable and unimaginable for the 24/7 entertainment of the riffraff and twisted.

    There are some people who want to be someone else but perverts are happy to not only be themselves but also relish advertising it and seeking out greater abnormal behaviour.

    The straight and clean living put up with this and turn a blind eye to it all and then wonder why the country is going to shit. Popcorn and Soda folks. Sit back and enjoy the show as it plumbs depts you cannot even imagine, politically, socially and everything else !

    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  46. @Notsofast

    FDR wanted the war. That’s what my dad always said.

  47. Joe Biden is having problems reading the cue cards and teleprompter. I don’t think he can handle a history book. Its very easy for him to forget any US interference in foreign elections, nor does he actively have to forget. His family must really hate him, and are going to milk him for any grift money they can still get. Yeah, I do feel both a twinge of sympathy for old Joe along with a bit a female solidarity for the scorned chutzpah of Dr. Jill. Too bad we all have to live with this domestic revenge plot. But in the end the Biden presidency goes back to the US government interfering in our own elections. Great country. Are we still a real country?

    • Replies: @rgl
  48. @Greta Handel

    McCain was involved directly in the Maidan uprisings. I have a video of him with Nuland and others filming the events from the 3rd floor of the Kazatskaya Hotel which is located at the NW end of Maidan. He was casually talking to his entourage about the location of the americans in the crowd below. One of the entourage spoke with a Dutch or maybe Nordic accent.

    • Replies: @Greta Handel
  49. Anonymous[132] • Disclaimer says:
    @American Citizen

    I suppose our President is really whomever is writing those notecards.

    It’s “whoever”. You were aiming to look smart but landed on Stupid with a capital Stupid.

    I wish Mr. Putin could be our President.

  50. rgl says:
    @anon

    “He was “Epsteined,” or should we say “McAffeed?””

    Apologies for being off topic here, I simply want to say that McAfee wasn’t ‘Epsteined’. I fully believe that McAfee, facing the rest of his life in a US prison, did indeed take his own life. Epstein had ‘stuff’ on people – high ranking ‘important’ people – whereas McAfee wasn’t a threat to the establishment.

    Trumped up charges (pardon the pun) notwithstanding, were I facing the rest of my life in a US dungeon, I’d likely off myself too.

    To reiterate … Epstein did not kill himself. McAfee did.

  51. rgl says:
    @Old and Grumpy

    “Are we still a real country?”

    Or, does America more resemble an army with a country attached for logistical purposes?

  52. @Anon

    Dear Anon.. that Bible quote means Jesus the Christ was from a Jewish heritage.. nothing more.

  53. Z-man says:

    Joe Biden really should read up on the history of American political and military…

    Sleepy Joe doesn’t read much besides cereal box covers these days.

  54. Levtraro says:
    @Anon

    Good point. Modern western journalism is not so much about news than about ideological context. This came together with poetical journalism as a rhetorical trick and other theatrical exaggerations in the press. Descriptive objectivity is very much frowned upon, everything has an ideological angle so every piece of journalism is 20% news and 80% ideological context, literary licenses and rhetorical tricks. I guess they teach that in colleges nowadays. This is also probably part of the current trend to effeminate and exaggerate the role of emotions in forming opinions. Thanks for the link to the paper.

  55. @Anon

    Stop it. America was doing this crap long before one jew had any influence in our foreign affairs

    • Replies: @HVM
    , @Badger Down
  56. BorisMay says:

    And don’t forget to withdraw US troops from Europe and especially Britain where the US forces have been occupying countries uninvited since 1944.

    Just because some corrupt unelected dictator (Churchill) serving the interests of the Rothschilds invites US forces to Europe does not mean anyone else in Europe wants all you nasty exploitative Americans here.

    One day the US will be a wasteland like Libya is today (and hopefully bombed out of existence too) and everyone will be so glad that scum like Biden are nothing more than ashes on a nuclear waste heap called District of Columbia.

  57. Oleander says:

    One of the points marking the end of modernism was the stagnation and invariable halt of progress in the fundamental sciences, primarily physics. After WWI, the world saw the development of quantum mechanics (1920s), nuclear physics (nuclear fusion around 1933), and the theory of relativity (acceptance in 1920s), which led to breakthroughs in atomic physics and the aforementioned fields. Since that time, the form of development has shifted from fundamental science toward technical science. The transition from the fourth wave of innovation (mass production) into the fifth wave of innovation (information) brought about an interesting change, where with the advent and iterative development of the internet, the offline world began servicing the online world.

    In the 20th century, the United States stood at the center of serviceable innovation, taking over the 19th century baton from England and Germany. Of note in this time, we saw the U.S. commercialize the car, invent microprocessors for domiciliary computing, and create the online world with the internet. According Jeanette Gimpel, the turning point in technological sentiment changed in 1971, with Congress refusing to fund supersonic flight. With the Vietnam war and counter-culture, America saw its psychological drive wane, no longer seeing itself as exceptional or unique, and susceptible to the same collapse as empires preceding it. Such questions were asked in 1975, when a selection of US historians wondered whether or not America was on the same trajectory as Rome.

    During the age of science and mass production, the forces of production between the Soviet Union, USA and the world of capital, were the same:

    If France had the Sud Aviation Caravelle in 1955, the USSR came out with the Ilyushin-18 in 1957. If in the 60s the USA released the Douglas DC-9, then in the same decade the Soviet Union met them with the Tupoloev Tu-104. If the USA had the Peach Bottom Power Plant, the USSR had the BN-350 reactor; one had ovens, the other had ovens; one had trains, the other had trains, etc.

    It was the relation of production that was different, with the USSR representing communism and the United States representing capitalism.

    The extension of mass production popularized by Henry Ford brought commodities that served a similar purpose. Irrespective of nation or ideology, the function of the microwave, for example, was constant. Today, the digital revolution is ending, if it has not ended already, and in its wake we enter the age of information. During the age of information, wealth will not be the domain of the material such as land, oil, or gas, but the sphere of information, algorithms, and codes.

    “Once civilization reaches its zenith, it has already begun its decline” (Gimpel, 1956, my translation). In the years and decades following the construction of the Twin Towers, America saw eight economic recessions, an inversion of artistic expression where the extreme of form over function reaches its logical end (e.g., selling invisible artwork), crumbling infrastructure, dwindling investment in human capital, and generalized cultural degradation. This loss in form, cohesion, and structure sees a sharp turn from the mindset of early American pioneers, “who escaped European aristocracy in an attempt to find meaning through the Protestant Work Ethic, temperance, and diligence. With the rise in modern consumerism, work and disciple no longer became the highest virtues. They were replaced with comfort and delectation” (Priss Factor, 2021).

    • Replies: @Ace
  58. Jiminy says:

    Well it looks like the forever war in Afghanistan achieved its purpose. A western orientated government is in place as the Australian army leaves with the US soon to follow. Predictably, as the forces are leaving, the taliban are taking over the unprotected provinces with nothing standing in their way.
    Really, were these the results that America was hoping for. After spending a total of around 2.25 trillion dollars on everything associated with the forever-war, it looks like the US will be regrouping to go and help out other countries in distress. I only hope the taliban have learnt a lesson and never blow up skyscrapers again.

    • LOL: bayviking
  59. The ZUS is the leader of the war mongers and pedofiles and satanists, leader of the free world is a joke, the zionist privately owned FED and IRS and the zionist instilled The Act of 1871 which turned the US into a zionist controlled corporation, sealed America’s fate.

    Any one who doubts this can google the Act of 1871, we are in a zionist prison.

    • LOL: Ace
  60. Nancy says:
    @Anon

    Re: Biden’s ‘sociopathy’… the definition, IRCC, is the lack of any ability to feel real empathy. Many see to have become inured to heartlessness, i.e., Biden, et al. And the Termites are blatantly taught by their Talmudic scripture that only they warrant empathy… Dual Morality makes it sooo easy, even necessary, to be ruthless lying hypocrites.

  61. frontier says:
    @Ann Nonny Mouse

    It was just anti-Russian hate speech on Biden’s part after his meeting with Putin. Typical propaganda aimed at the masses. Nothing demented about it.

    The dementia line is a cover for the deep-state aids who really write Biden’s tweets and speeches. The GOP is dutifully sticking to the lame excuse of “senility”, trying to reinforce the lie about Biden’s choreography and decisions being made by Biden himself. T. Carlson is the main GOP mouthpiece for this nonsense.

  62. And then there was this …

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  63. Ace says:
    @Franklin Ryckaert

    Ask a man who knows! :–)

    • Replies: @Franklin Ryckaert
  64. RobinG says:

    IRAN IS ALWAYS AN OFFICIAL TARGET
    MEK Terrorists to Host Online Regime-Change Rally

  65. RobinG says:

    The Congress Critters have some bill, allegedly press protection…. The corporate press? Why protect their sorry lying asses!

    Meanwhile, in the real world, silence on US persecution of Assange. But the case against him is falling apart, breached like an earthen dam when the key prosecution witness admitted lying.

    • Agree: bayviking
  66. Redolent of the mendacity of the late Soviet gerontocracy.

  67. anonymous[525] • Disclaimer says:
    @Si1ver1ock

    Brownout, in the head and in the pants, and the old crud’s president. Americans are helpless, however, not because of Biden’s kosher handlers, but because of America’s “heroes in blue,” who, like the FBI, coddle BLM and take out their cowardice on whites. It’ll be interesting to see how the next false flag blamed on whites tracks with previous false flags.

  68. Clyde says:

    Victoria Nuland …… I am pro-Israel against revanchist Islam. But VN is one disgusting dog. There must be \$\$\$£££¥¥¥ in it for her and husband somehow. VN is always able to clamp onto Democrat Presidential administrations. She is seen as the old pro, so is let on board.

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  69. @Clyde

    Nudelman an ‘old pro’? Easy stomach! ‘Revanchist’ Islam and Zionazism are ALLIES, or didn’t you get the memo?

    • Replies: @MEexpert
  70. @RobinG

    The vermin of the Austfailian MSM gave Assange a Walkley, their highest award, then turned on him, as a pack, once they got their owners’ orders. And now he is an ‘unperson’. To call them jackals is an insult to noble beasts.

    • Replies: @RobinG
  71. @The Alarmist

    And millions of Russians died, life expectancy fell and Jewish bandits looted the country. ‘Western Moral Values’ at their finest!!!!!!!!

  72. @Anon

    The Goyim fought for this many times in the 20th Century. They should enjoy what they bled for.

  73. More comedy… with tragic consequences.

    This is how LIBERAL DEMOCRACY works. This is how the globo-homo tyrannical West acts but it preaches about ‘liberal democracy’ to Russia and China.

  74. @Ukraine Tiger

    I don’t doubt it.

    But people like Mr. Pyatt — Uncle Sam’s Guccis-on-the-ground — are always on duty, beyond the reach of puppet show politics and even the scrutiny of a columnist like Dr. Giraldi.

  75. That Joe Biden, who has been at a reasonably high level in the federal government for over forty years, including as Vice President for eight years and now President should appear to be ignorant of what his own government has done and quite plausibly continues to do is astonishing.

    It’s called Cognitive Dissonance. A mental condition responsible for around 50% of Americans being unable to recognize that 9/11 was an obvious false- flag attack.

  76. @Leo Den

    “Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.”

  77. HVM says:
    @Mick Jagger gathers no mosque

    The day the Fed was created was the turning point. Warburg, Khun Loeb, Rothschild, Schiff.

    A pointless war for America and Zionism began soon afterwards.

    Of course the Merchants of Death did quite well, along with the internationalists who did not like nationalists.

  78. @Mick Jagger gathers no mosque

    That’s an interesting point. When did the Jew first influence American foreign affairs? I can go back only as far as “Jakob Schiff”
    https://www.truthcontrol.com/jacob-schiff

    The pirate Perry is an earlier suspect:
    https://www.realhistorychan.com/teddy-roosevelts-secret-war-on-tsarist-russia.html

  79. Phil Giraldi,
    I believe you are somehow, may be inadvertently, covering for these bastards? Of course our leaders know the history and know all we’ve done to the others in the past. Our leaders simply don’t give a rats ass because the script for the show (every 4 years) has been and still is being written in advanced for them. The leaders are only actors following the script and the stage is our planet! Our leaders do scream at others in order to make us look good and righteous. But there’s nothing that others are doing to us that we haven’t done it to them in the first place.

  80. Athena says:

    Why is Israel a charity case for Canada?

    Does Trudeau need an intervention? Venezuela plan a path of misery and failure?

    ”The sanctions have contributed to 100,000 deaths, according to former UN Rapporteur Alfred de Zayas, and massive outward migration. ”

    Liberals use ‘human rights’ to push coup in Venezuela

    Canada has long supported efforts to destabilize Venezuela

    Canadian interference in Venezuela domestic affairs decades old

    Trudeau continues push to overthrow Venezuela’s government

    https://yvesengler.com
    Cotler gave the OK to bombard Libya:

    • Replies: @Oikeamielinen
  81. President “corn pop”…lol Give me a break.

  82. Ace says:
    @Oleander

    I don’t see that science and innovation diminished that much in the modern age. Microprocessor and computer storage technology have been amazing advances and advances in image processing and communication technology are breathtaking. I’m in no position to assess the development of basic science or lack thereof but there seems to be no shortage of brilliant people who are highly motivated to press the envelope.

    What seems most morbid in Western civilization is the development of the subversive thinking of the god-men from the Renaissance onward who considered themselves uniquely qualified to discern the deficiencies of traditional culture and revamp or supercede it ad libitum. In a word, progressives came upon the lands and found them wanting and the mechanisms of final victory were revolution, a clean sweep, endless newness and innovation, a new priesthood of posh people, and contempt for “the masses.”

    This became a determined assault, one aided by another longtime oppositional people who have their religious justifications for hostility to the majority culture. The West proved unable to understand and withstand these bizarre, unique threats or to grasp the malevolence in operation. The enemy early on found that cries of oppression, redistribution, inequality, racism, anti-Semitism, sexual license, and revenge readily appealed to the weak minded and deformed and the mania for equality and the universal franchise proved to be the dynamite at the base of the tower. White civilization became for all intents and purposes suicidal which was an order of magnitude more corrosive than mere decadence. Everything normal, decent, and rational was ignored or corrupted by stupidity and primitivism.

    • Replies: @Oleander
  83. @geokat62

    Rudd was knifed in the back by the pro-Israel Sabbat Goyim in the Labor Right faction, led by a gaggle of ‘protected sources’ of the US Embassy (as revealed by Manning’s Wikileaks cables), after ONE negative opinion poll. Mark Leibler is one of the most belligerent Zionazi stand-over men in the country, and THAT is belligerence on steroids. The theft of Australian passport identities was a REPEAT crime, which Israel had ‘promised’ not to repeat. Austfailian ‘intelligence’ recommended the expulsion of a MOSSAD agent in the Israeli Embassy, possibly to set Rudd up, because he was less Sinophobic than the dullard Gillard, perhaps our worst Labor PM EVER. ‘Liberal democracy’, like the Corbyn Case in the UK.

  84. Dule says:

    Lamentably, the list is much longer. An item on the list that I feel very bad about is the 2000 coup in Serbia, followed by the unlawful arrest of its president Slobodan Milosevic who was unconstitutionally deported to a cangaroo court in the Hague. When after years of investigation and trials even such a ‘tribunal’ was unable to find a shred of evidence of any misdeeds by Milosevic, they simply killed him by administering a drug for mallaria (!) that caused a cardiac arrest.

  85. I can’t post this article on Facebook– using either of its available links.

  86. Oleander says:
    @Ace

    Well said. I am reminded of Chesterton’s words here, where he writes:

    “The typical modern man in revolt has no positive picture at all of what he is aiming at, but only a vague (and erroneous) sensation of progress.”

    • Thanks: Ace
  87. RobinG says:

    Al Mayadeen now has English version.

    Failing Imperial Globalism Helps Globalize the Resistance
    Sad this seems to be zero sum gain, and we appear to be in the losing column.

    https://english.almayadeen.net/articles/opinion/1491330/failing-imperial-globalism-helps-globalize-the-resistance

  88. RobinG says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    Corporate media show once again that they are tools of of the national security state by refusing to report the major revelation that an #Assange accuser has admitted he lied to help the Trump administration create a fraudulent indictment.

    Key Assange Witness Recants—With Zero Corporate Media Coverage</b
    https://fair.org/home/key-assange-witness-recants-with-zero-corporate-media-coverage/

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  89. @Athena

    Thanks for the video and the link to the weblog: https://yvesengler.com

  90. MEexpert says:
    @Mulga Mumblebrain

    ‘Revanchist’ Islam and Zionazism are ALLIES, or didn’t you get the memo?

    How so? Let us see that memo.

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  91. bayviking says:
    @RobinG

    Assange is being destroyed using the full power of State criminals.

  92. Actions against China do not of course qualify as election interference; but all forms of opposition are incited and assisted, the most dangerous of which being the jihadist agitation and infiltration in Xinjiang.

  93. @MEexpert

    Israel and Saudi Arabia are not so secret allies. The Wahhabist death-cult and the Saud family with which it is allied, were both founded by doenmeh, crypto-Jewish descendants of followers of the failed Messiah Sabbatai Zevi. Sauds often address Israel officials as cousins. They work together against Iran and in infiltrating terrorists into Syria. ETC. I should not, perhaps, called Wahhabism ‘Islam’, because it is intensely Islamophobic.

  94. @RobinG

    Australian presstitutes including the loathsome Philip Adams who frequently claims to be a great friend of Assange (‘Philip who’ I can hear Assange saying)have said NOTHING about the US case exploding, just as you would expect the mongrel curs to do. In 2011 they gave him a Walkley Award for journalist excellence, then, on orders from their owners, turned on him like jackals, even denying that he was a ‘journalist’. The feminazis, of course, abused him as a ‘rapist’. They are such scum.

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