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One might make the case that Donald Trump was elected president on the antiwar vote. Running against Hillary the Hawk it was, of course, relatively easy to position oneself as a critic of the endless wars started and sustained under the Bush and Obama administrations. Even though we Americans had heard similar noises from those very same gentlemen when they were running for office, many socially conservative voters like myself were nevertheless attracted by yet another a presidential candidate who pledged to bring home the troops and might actually have meant what he said.

Well, the bloom is off the rose after nearly four years of blundering, but it is still surprising to hear an occasional voice raised defending the foreign policy of the president. Their argument starts with some generally legitimate observations, to include the fact that an Obama orchestrated conspiracy led by the intelligence and security agencies were out to delegitimize Trump and his team from the time he became a candidate until after he was actually inaugurated. Combine that with a hostile media and a Democratic Party that has been seeking revenge since the Clinton defeat, up to and including a phony impeachment, and it is easy to understand why Donald Trump has had to play defense since he took office.

And it is also true, and sometimes cited, that there was a significant number of hold-overs in the bureaucracy from the Obama eight years who were resistant to change and, as loyal Democrats, did what they could to sabotage proposals emanating from the White House. But even conceding all those points, that is where those who are making excuses for Trump generally drift off into space, insisting that it has taken the president nearly four years to clean house of his enemies. Given another four years and he will fulfill the promise that got him elected in 2016.

Well, that is a load of nonsense. Apart from anything else, Donald Trump’s demeanor has alienated nearly all of America’s traditional allies while most of the world regards him as a dangerous sociopath who is also something of a joke. The Trump supporters should be looking at his actual record, instances where he could have acted but didn’t and other occasions when he did things that were from the git-go clearly not in the U.S. national interest. I am thinking particularly of the ruined relations with Russia and China, the pandering to Israel and also the inexcusable attacks on Syria. But the biggest mistake of all might have been the abrupt withdrawals from international agreements and bodies, to include the disastrous departure from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). When the Washington Post’s leading Zionist Jennifer Rubin attacks you for leaving the nuclear agreement with Iran, in an op-ed which was published last week, you should know that it was the wrong move.

But Trump’s seemingly aimless foreign and national security policies are only part of the problem. More to the point, the president keeps appointing people to senior level positions where they have a hand in shaping the policies ranging from hardline on civil liberties issues to complete interventionism vis-à-vis America’s role worldwide. The list is long and includes John Bolton, Rick Grenell, Mike Pompeo, Brian Hook, James Jeffrey, Robert O’Brien, John Ratcliffe and Gina Haspel. And one might suggest that the latest move might very well be the worst of all, naming Eliot Abrams as Special Envoy on Iran.

The promotion for Abrams is due to the resignation of the incumbent in the position Brian Hook. Hook’s tenure was particularly undistinguished. Daniel Larison, who describes the appointment of Abrams as “appalling,” observes how “He was responsible for lies about Yemen, cringe-inducing video messages, promoting the administration’s weird fixation with Cyrus the Great, and embarrassing historical revisionism about the 1953 coup. When he wasn’t trying to bribe ships’ captains to steal Iranian cargo, he was insulting our intelligence with phony claims of wanting to normalize relations with Tehran. Last year he came under fire from the State Department’s Inspector General for his role in the mistreatment of Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, who was the target of political retaliation at the department on account of her support for the JCPOA and at least partly because of her Iranian heritage.”

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed the new assignment last Thursday. Abrams, who is already the Special Envoy for Venezuela and also a noted Iran hawk, will hold both positions. Hook and Abrams had been tasked with executing the administration’s “maximum pressure” policy against the governments in Caracas and Tehran. In Venezuela, the U.S. became involved in a military coup that never got started while completely failing to advance the prospects for its “recognized” president of the country, Juan Guaido. The White House’s objective in Iran was and still continues to be squeezing the economy to bring about an uprising by the long-suffering Iranian people that would force the government to negotiate surrender terms with Washington. That has also failed to materialize.

Current U.S. policy on Iran has come down to threats to use military force if there is any evidence that the Iranians are seeking to develop a nuclear weapon. Both Hook and Abrams were disinterested in engaging in diplomacy within their respective operational areas. In spite of the lack of any results Pompeo praised the departing Hook saying that “Special Representative Hook has been my point person on Iran for over two years and he has achieved historic results countering the Iranian regime… [he has] also served with distinction as the Director of Policy Planning and set into motion a range of new strategies that advanced the national security interests of the United States and our allies.”

Abrams is best known due to having pleaded guilty in 1991 as part of the Iran-Contra affair. He was subsequently pardoned by President George H. W. Bush. While assistant secretary of state for Latin America, Abrams had testified before Congress and lied, saying that the U.S. had not been involved in arming the right-wing Contra rebel group against the socialist Sandinista government in Nicaragua. He later admitted that he had withheld information and entered into a plea agreement for a reduced sentence of two years in probation. His felony did not hurt his political career as he later served in the George W. Bush administration and currently with Trump.

The promotion of Abrams confirms that Donald Trump cares not at all for diplomacy or even for treating foreign countries with respect. This attitude has done serious damage to American interests around the world. It is past time to stop making excuses for the president and instead begin to consider what needs to be done to repair the damage.

Philip Giraldi, Ph.D. is Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest.

(Republished from Strategic Culture Foundation by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. SteveK9 says:

    Philip,

    In another article you discussed your purchase of some updated weapons (AR-15 and handgun, if I recall), and the difficulty in obtaining training. Your comments about Trump’s foreign policy mistakes are accurate, but I would think you can understand that in today’s environment, many people are willing to make whatever excuses necessary for Trump … given the alternative.

    • Agree: chris
    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Wally
    , @Moi
    , @Realist
  2. Sean says:

    Donald Trump’s demeanor has alienated nearly all of America’s traditional allies

    Germany agrees to a gargantuan energy pipeline from Russia, while the UK granted Huawei the 5g contract, which South Korea and Taiwan makes the microprocessors for. They wish to to be continued to be protected at American taxpayers’ expense while they save on their own military spending and do business with who they are supposed to be scared of. All the while pursuing a subtly mercantilist export /exchange rate policy against the US. Rather than a crude style of delivery, it’s the content of the utterance ( “Free ride is over” ) outraging their sensibilities.

  3. jsinton says:

    Well I have a lot of issues that you touch on, Mr. Giraldi. The illegal bombing and occupation of Syria. The upending of the Iran deal. You failed to mention the smashing of 70 years of US policy on Palestine. The confrontation with Russia and China. The ending of the START treaties. The militarization of space. Increasing the drone war.

    Some of it I try to explain. Ending of the JCPOA was a no brainer. It allowed the Iranians to use the money to fortify Hezbollah and Syria. It didn’t stop the nuclear program. And after 10 years it was null and void anyway. I thought the Obama admin was just trying to put cheap points on the scoreboard, but still allowed the Iranians to win the game. True that Syria was bombed, but they bombed things that were almost symbolic without any real effect. As if Trump was just trying to appease the Neocons without much damage. Trump to his credit has avoided a major war in Syria and resisted what the Neocons really wanted: A US invasion of Syria, destruction of Damascus and regime change. Obama made a mess of Syria, not Trump. Trump is simply trying to “contain” Syria. The Neocons are the evil here. Trump is just playing politics. It’s a messy game with no good options, but we didn’t go to war. A win for Trump.

    He puts the Neocons in charge because then it is difficult for the Neocon Dems and neocon controlled media to criticize him. You and I both know it’s about controlling the oil, appeasing the Saudis, and above all defending Israel. Again, it’s a messy game, but Trump didn’t make the rules, he’s just crazy like a fox and keeps everyone guessing.

    Confrontation with China was coming for a long time. Either we would go quitely into Chinese control, or somebody was going to upend the table. I’ve advocated for boycotting China for 20 years. I’m glad he reset this relationship. The Chinese are the enemy, the Americans never got the message. Full spectrum dominance Orwellian control will always be the enemy here. So I am thankful.

    Confrontation with Russia is a fallout of breaking all the START treaties. That was necessary since the Chinese were not included and the US nuclear arm was hobbled with trying to meet START obligations while confronting China. This way America now doesn’t have to appease Russia to confront China, so I see why that happened.

    Upending the NATO relationship is another one. NATO is the army of the NWO, and Trump again didn’t want to be hobbled by the Davos crowd and told what to do. That’s why the Beast is so adamant about getting rid of Trump. He can’t be controlled by them like all of the rest of the politicians in Washington. He’s more like a real POTUS that we haven’t seen since they murdered Kennedy for much the same reasons.

    It’s a messy game, but it was successive 80 years or 100 years of control by others outside America which led to the complications. The American people haven’t been in control, I think Trump is trying to fix that.

    • Agree: A123, Ace
    • Troll: vot tak, L.K
  4. A123 says:

    Making Excuses for The Ayatollahs: Where Does the Buck Stop?

    The current Iranian Theocracy held Americans hostage for 444 days. What would be the reaction if American “students” captured Iran’s mission to the UN and held hostages for 444+ Days?

    Worse yet they are a threat to the region. The NASRALLAH-SHIMA blast in Beirut is directly tied to an Iranian al’Hezbollah munitions depot. Why are no steps being taken to hold Ayatollah Khameni responsible for this tragedy created by his proxy?

    Trying to hold Trump to an impossibly ultra-high standard, while simultaneously refusing to hold Khameni to any standard… That concept is an assault on international diplomacy.

    PEACE 😇

    • Troll: ariadna, FB, vot tak
    • Replies: @jsinton
    , @Moi
    , @Dan’l
    , @Ace
    , @anon
  5. jsinton says:
    @A123

    Indeed. I totally agree that Hezbollah should take the blame for the destruction of the Port of Beirut if in fact there was a munitions depot, which I believe to be the case. It was a literal powder keg waiting to explode. The UK Sun video totally confirms what happened and how. Anyone that allowed all those munitions to be stored at the port is the real culprit, and Hezbollah is acting extremely guity in my judgement. Trump is right to confront Hezbollah and Iran.

    • Disagree: Emily
    • Troll: FB, Jazman, Olivier1973, ariadna
    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
    , @Druid55
  6. jsinton says:
    @Sean

    Absolutely. Trump is playing for America now, not the NWO. That’s why the NWO is out to destroy Trump. Just look at who is Trump’s biggest enemy: George Soros. Nothing hidden about it. Soros is completely enraged and obsessed by Trump. He influences the 2020 election season with $56 million. We need to smash these people that try to control America for their own agenda. The most wonderful thing about Trump is how he has exposed all of these people for the evil they are.

    • Agree: Getaclue
  7. GeeBee says:

    When the Washington Post’s leading Zionist Jennifer Rubin attacks you for leaving the nuclear agreement with Iran, in an op-ed which was published last week, you should know that it was the wrong move.

    Wait. Surely this is an inversion of logic? If a leading Zionist attacks you for something you’ve done, surely that means that you’ve done something right and should do more of the same. I’m no apologist for Trump, but I cannot get my head around your logic here, bearing in mind that you are a ‘notorious anti-Semite’ – an accolade that you should wear with pride, of course.

  8. Question: IF Soros is indeed Trump’s biggest enemy, then why is Trump (and, by extension, the military and intelligence communities which he has nominal control over) so impotent and incompetent that they are unable to take Soros out? I can only conclude that they, or whatever power controls them, DO NOT WANT to eliminate Soros, or he would have been food for worms a long time ago.

    • Replies: @A123
  9. Thank you Dr Giraldi for a good expose on the musical chair appointments of the Trump-Kushner presidency.

    You have shone a strong laser beam on the kind of appointments that Trump Team has been making; though I have reason to believe that the Kushner mob behind this presidency is doing most of the actual job interviews and real appointing of these Zio-NWO hit men.

    Certainly appointing a nefarious character like Elliot Abrams to another important position where he can cause great mischief is a reflection on the state of affairs of the US govt and our political establishment which always salutes and remains silent when the appointee has a strong Zio pedigree. That guarantees a free pass from our ruling commissars position in the DC congress and MSM media.

    The US public is deeply asleep or distracted by the invisible Covid 19 hysteria and the orchestrated street sparing between Antifa/BLM and the White Nationalist/Fake Patriot being played out for our amusement and general distraction.

    This allows a certifiable crime figure like Elliot Abrams to become easily shoe horned in as nobody bothers to look upwards, and allow major events to be interjected between the headlines like blasting Beirut to smithereens. The comatose response of the general public will continue as long as it is locked in a self preservation mode while praying that somehow their salvation lies in the November elections, with a return of their great orange savior if conservatively programmed or in the Biden- Kamila ticket victory if programmed that “change” is the answer. But change from what to what?

    As for Kamila, her parents are immigrants from India and Jamaica (from a confessed slave owning family) but her loyalty as a Zio-puppet and her in-fashion politically correct skin tone and gender is sure to make her a darling of the liberal left. As the British proclaim in times of danger, God Save the Queen (King Trump in our case) LoL !

    • Agree: Johnny Walker Read
    • Replies: @Praytoyourgods
  10. Israel makes formal peace with the UAE and takes yet another step to becoming an ordinary and accepted state within the region.

    Mr Giraldi, how will you cope?

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-53770859

    Those dang Jews and their peace deals!

    (Yes, I guess I am trolling your readership 🤷🏼‍♂️)

  11. Anonymous[331] • Disclaimer says:
    @Sean

    They wish to to be continued to be protected at American taxpayers’ expense while they save on their own military spending and do business with who they are supposed to be scared of.

    American taxpayers don’t pay for US military spending. That’s why there’s a budget deficit. US military spending and budget deficits are financed by Germans and others around the world

    The US uses its military in Germany and Europe not to “protect” Germany and other Europeans but for its own geopolitical interests. The US military presence in Europe prevents the consolidation of an independent European power, and provides power projection into the Mideast, Russia, and elsewhere in Eurasia for the US.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Sean
  12. The Buck stops with truth and honesty. It stops when democratic party leaders, stop doing the same things and worse, that they accuse President Trump of doing– using sharp language, using ridicule, getting the democrats establishment media to lie and twist the truth on every single thing President Trump has done since his first day in office. Trying to remove the legally elected president of the U.S. from office, with one bogus collusion scheme after another, democrats have invented. If they want the buck to stop, they need to look in the mirror.

    • Agree: mark green
  13. A123 says:
    @follyofwar

    If Soros is indeed Trump’s biggest enemy, then why is Trump … unable to take Soros out?

    [A] It would be blatantly illegal.

    [B] Dead foes can never be forced to admit that they were wrong. And, they escape having to live as a failure.

    [C] RussiaGate is finally ending. A suspicious death would create another round of distracting investigations.

    [D] Look who will inherit control of the Soros family organizations when George IslamoSoros is no more….

    The Open Muslim Society Foundation will not become less crazy with new leadership. Given the Jihadi love of martyrs, it could easily become worse if George IslamoSoros death looked suspicious.
    ______

    Personally for Trump it is mostly [A] with a little [B] thrown in for good measure.

    Those who might act without orders are constrained by [C] and [D].

    PEACE 😇

    • Replies: @Johnny Walker Read
  14. Anonymous[177] • Disclaimer says:
    @SteveK9

    True. The alternative is Kamala Harris which would put all national and international anti-white projects into overdrive. Trump is weak and still largely ignorant about the real size and composition of the (((global deep state))) but the alternative is plenty of very painful anti-white accelerationism.

    That said, he’ll probably lose because he didn’t fulfil his promises in four years and even allowed the Internet to become a semi-wasteland for free speech in that period. He tweeted about it a few times right until they started censoring his own account. Sad.

    Meanwhile, Soros told the Independent that Trump is “literally fighting for his life”. Maybe Trump should take that seriously.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/george-soros-coronavirus-interview-trump-eu-pandemic-a9508186.html

  15. ATBOTL says:

    Where did these neocon commenters come from?

    • Agree: chris
    • Replies: @A123
  16. lavoisier says: • Website

    Trump is basically a clueless moron. And he has surrounded himself with Zionist evil doers.

    It is easy to understand why he has failed so miserably to keep any of his promises.

    But a terrible disappointment for sure.

    • Agree: Moi
    • Replies: @Praytoyourgods
  17. lavoisier says: • Website
    @jsinton

    The American people haven’t been in control, I think Trump is trying to fix that.

    You cannot fix that by putting the Zionists in control of everything.

    He has failed miserably.

    • Agree: RadicalCenter, Ram
    • Replies: @jsinton
    , @karel
  18. Dutch Boy says:

    Say what you will, Trump 2020 is in the same situation as 2016: he is the best of a very bad lot of candidates. Sigh.

    • Replies: @Orville H. Larson
  19. A123 says:
    @ATBOTL

    Where did these neocon commenters come from?

    Which one(s)?

    The NeoConDemocrats are virulent #NeverTrump advocates.

    If you don’t believe me, believe Bill Kristol, Editor of the NeoCon magazine of record, The Weekly Standard.

    PEACE 😇

  20. SafeNow says:

    “He has failed miserably.”
    I’m afraid so. Just today I read an article in which the maker of tests lamented that he still cannot get swabs. Swabs, for cryin’ out loud. August. Metaphor. Vaccine harbinger.

  21. Trinity says:

    At this point, Trump is far better for WHITE AMERICA than the alternative. TrumpSTEIN, while clearly CUCKED FOR MUH ISRAEL, is at least not as RABIDLY ANTI-WHITE as the Biden-Kamala ticket.

    Surprised to find out that Kamala Harris has the same last name as the late James Harris better known as Kamala from the WWE. hehe. Wonder if they are related. lolol.

    • Replies: @BuelahMan
  22. Mikel says:

    Ann Coulter explained all of this very nicely in her recent Q&A piece:

    10) Do you think Trump will replace Mike Pence with Nikki Haley as his vice president to win the Asian women’s vote?

    The crucial industrial Midwest can’t stand her and of course, in February 2016, Haley compared Trump to a Klan member and vowed never to stop fighting him:

    “I will not stop until we fight a man that chooses not to disavow the KKK. That is not a part of our party. That is not who we want as president. We will not allow that in our country.”

    So the answer is, yes. Yes, I think he will.

    • Replies: @The Real World
    , @Realist
  23. jsinton says:
    @lavoisier

    Well if it’s a choice between support for Zionists and destruction of the American republic by it’s own politicians, I’ll have to take the Zionists.

    • Replies: @animalogic
    , @ploni almoni
  24. @A123

    If America was a still a serious nation and not a farce no one would pay attention to Kristol and Abrahms and Rubin, Kamela would be #91,375 on the list of VP candidates, Soros wouldn’t be wrecking the nation with impunity, Trump would be a game show host, and mentioning Kanye West and the word president in the same sentence would be the punchline to a bad joke.

    • Agree: Trinity
  25. It is past time to stop making excuses for the president and instead begin to consider what needs to be done to repair the damage.

    Hi Philip. Thank you for the shrewd assessment. Yes, Trump has manifestly failed to bring in the right team to achieve the goals he outlined as a candidate. With the recent appointment of Abrams, it’s undeniable. The President has tossed aside key campaign promises. This includes ending “unnecessary wars” and normalizing relations with Russia.

    What needs to be done? Restore Free Speech. Build a mass movement. This must be our strategy. To get there, we must end the deplatorming and wholesale censorship now being orchestrated by ADL operatives in Washington, Hollywood, and Silicon Valley. Call out these supremacist gatekeepers for what they are: enemies of the people.

    Special Israeli interests must be forced to yield to broader American interests. Give me liberty or suffer the consequences.

    Disqualify and remove warmongering neocons, neoliberals and the Israel-firsters from top government positions. Reform election finance laws as well as the corrupt Zionist Media Complex, which needs to be exposed for the cabal it is. Terminate Washington’s contrived ‘special relationship’ with Israel. It’s always been a losing, injurious, one-way affair. America First means Israel must be treated as the aggressive foreign power that it actually is. We are distinctly different countries. Like China, the Jewish state should be viewed with extreme caution. Americans play on and for a separate team.

    Step 1: Call out the treasonous crypto-Israelis and their subordinates who now dominate America’s political landscape. Their presence has, for decades, not only distorted US foreign policies, but quietly chipped away at the exercise of Free Speech by White Americans (see: Hate speech). It’s time to put these criminals on the defensive, which is where they belong.

    This de-Israelification of America will be a huge, multi-tiered undertaking. But it is essential if we are to restore the health of our republic and regain our independence.

    A transformation of this magnitude will require an energized mass movement. But if we can get White children in American classrooms to confront ‘White privilege’ (while US cities are being torched and looted) then maybe American grown-ups can face the reality of ‘Zio-Jewish privilege’ with its vast and disquieting consequences.

    Zionists presently dominate/own/influence most modes of mass communication in the US, including the networks, cable, film, social media, and Search. Their astounding ethnic overrepresentation must be exposed for the clear and present danger that it is. Spread the word.

  26. @Dutch Boy

    Strictly speaking, you’re right.

    In 2016, I voted for Trump over Hillary Clinton. To be sure, the choice was easy. How the hell could I possibly vote for Our Lady of the Pantsuits, that corrupt, warmongering, grovel-to- Israel hack? And besides, Trump was making antiwar noises, so I found that encouraging.

    Now that Mr. Trump is a known quantity, I don’t like what I know. As Giraldi notes, Trump’s foreign policy is bellicose, ignorant, and Israel-friendly. He’s appointed neocons and Israel- Firsters to key positions.

    Biden? There’s not a dime’s worth of difference between him and Hillary Clinton. . . .

    • Agree: GazaPlanet, turtle, Realist
    • Replies: @turtle
    , @map
  27. Anyone with an IQ above ‘educable’ has known that Trump was a bought and paid-for Machine Man, just as sure as they knew immediately that Rastus HopeyChangey was a fraud.

    The date on which the fraudulent 4d-chess was made clear to all but the most deluded adherents of Cheeto Jesus was Friday 13th April 2018 – the day that NYT readers were told that TRUMP PARDONED SCOOTER LIBBY.

    Even Arbusto the Smirking Chimp didn’t pardon Libby: he only commuted Libby’s sentence, because Chimp’s organ-grinders knew there would be a backlash if he outright pardoned a traitor who was convicted fair and square.

    So the full pardon had to wait until the next neocon prison-bitch was in office – which happened when #OrangeManBad fooled fewer people than Cankles but the spatial distribution of fooling ‘worked’.

    It’s sad that some dead-enders are emotionally incapable of accepting that they were duped. So much so that they further humiliate themselves by trying to find some convoluted chain of reasoning that supports the specious claim that Trump’s ‘drain the swamp’ is – or ever was – a real thing.

    It ought to be doubly-humiliating for Trumptards who correctly-identified that the Obama the Magic Mulatto was a fraud: imagine spending 8 years laughing and pointing at people who fell for Obama’s MLKjr-larp … then getting took by a carnie with the worst combover in human history, and a carnival-tent schtick that makes Ted Haggard look credible by comparison.

    TRUMP PARDONED SCOOTER LIBBY

    TRUMP PARDONED SCOOTER LIBBY

    TRUMP PARDONED SCOOTER LIBBY

    TRUMP PARDONED SCOOTER LIBBY

    Get that through your thick fucking heads, Trumptards. He’s not on your side.

    As to whether Cheeto Jesus is a better choice than Dementia Joe and the Hindu Dindu… discontinuities are bad for plans, and so political discontinuities are a positive, always and everywhere.

    The first year(ish) after the handover of the US Throne from (R) to (D) – or vice versa – is occupied with identifying and removing senior bureaucrats installed by the ancien régime, and installing ‘safe hands’ party apparatchiks.

    That’s why fuck-all gets done in that time… and why it took until April 2018 – more than 2 years post-coronation – before

    TRUMP PARDONED SCOOTER LIBBY.

  28. anonymous[714] • Disclaimer says:
    @jsinton

    Confrontation with China was coming for a long time. Either we would go quitely into Chinese control, or somebody was going to upend the table. I’ve advocated for boycotting China for 20 years. I’m glad he reset this relationship. The Chinese are the enemy, the Americans never got the message.

    China grows into a superpower and the US does not contest Chinese dominance near its waters. That’s a pretty simple recipe for peace and desirable. Things are shaping up now for a confrontation but not in the Western Pacific. China backs Iran and the US attacks Iran, making the war more difficult if not impossible to win without staggering losses.

    • Replies: @animalogic
  29. AceDeuce says:

    I’ll tell you what, Hubba Bubba: In August, 2020, in the real world, the choice is one of two:

    Trump/Pence for a second term.

    Joezheimers Biden and that diarrhea colored nasal voiced affirmative action skank.

    Pericles of Athens, Peter the Great, Sun Tzu, Metternich, Superman–none of them made the cut.

    So is Trump perfect? No. Could he do better? Yes.

    But I don’t care.

    • Replies: @vot tak
  30. Mikel says:
    @Kratoklastes

    Perhaps we shouldn’t be too harsh with Trump. Nobody is at peak mental capacity in their 70s.

    Just like some people start forgetting the names of people and places at that age, some others may well forget their electoral promises.

    If, on top of that, you are the victim of an aggressive case of narcissistic/megalomaniac personality disorder, everything becomes more challenging.

    If we consider both attenuating circumstances, his track record may not be all that catastrophic.

    • Replies: @GMC
    , @The Real World
  31. I like many other hopeful Trump supporters aren’t exactly thrilled his performance. But, any sane, rational person can see he’s had it stuck in his ass from his own party, the industrial military complex, the MSM, and of course the Democrats from the minute the man took office.
    Under the circumstances he’s showed alot of restraint in spite of his bluster, and had that psycho bitch Hillary won the presidency we’d already be engaged in world war three. So I think this Trump hit piece is nothing more than pure bullshit!

    • Agree: Z-man
    • Replies: @Meimou
  32. Wally says:
    @SteveK9

    said:
    “… I would think you can understand that in today’s environment, many people are willing to make whatever excuses necessary for Trump … given the alternative.”

    – Indeed, Giraldi has a bad case of Trump Derangement Syndrome and is oblivious to, or willfully ignoring, the evil intention of the alternatives to Trump, and the accomplishments of Trump.
    – Trump is no saint, but given the options Trump is a blessing.

    Bringing the Truth about Trump to Those Who Hate Him: https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2019/07/bringing_the_truth_about_trump_to_those_who_hate_him.html
    50 Things Neo-Marxists Don’t Want You to Know About Trump:
    https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2020/07/29/50-things-they-dont-want-you-know-trump-harpercollins-reveals-breitbart-editor-jerome-hudsons-book-cover/#
    Trump Accomplishments List: President Provides Six-Page Document Detailing Successes of Administration: https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/08/13/exclusive-trump-accomplishments-list-president-provides-six-page-document-detailing-successes-of-administration/

  33. Z-man says:

    I’m an eternal optimist when it comes to Trump…but.. sigh.
    What a disgrace at that news conference today err.. yesterday when Donald had to defer to his Zionist American ambassador to confirm something or other about the UAE-Israel deal. The body language showed that the Zionist was the boss not Trump. Nauseating! Pathetic. Infuriating.
    I’m still voting for him because I’m an American Nationalist and sleepy Joe (he praised the deal) and Kamalabama would be many times worse for America. But today’s subservient behavior to an alien power thru his kike ambassador Friedman was disgusting.

    • Agree: Rurik
  34. Wally says:
    @Kratoklastes

    Oh yawn.

    As if Biden & Harris are on our side.

    We note that you cannot tell us specifically who would be better and why.

    • Replies: @Kratoklastes
  35. @jsinton

    Send your own son to risk his life there or learn to mind your own fucking business for a change.

    • Agree: FB
    • Replies: @lavoisier
  36. @Not Only Wrathful

    We are well aware of the disproportionate jewish role in fomenting and excusing violence, especially against whites, christians, and small business owners, right here at home. The supposed peaceful sweetness and light of the jewish-supremacist state far abroad isn’t any consolation.

    Troll away. That is what we expect from meanspirited, amoral, diligently dishonest people who think God chose them to rule and abuse others.

    Does the severe inbreeding play a big role in the unusual concentration of those negative traits?

    Viel Glueck, funny girl.

    • Agree: KenH
    • Replies: @Not Only Wrathful
  37. Bas says:

    Friends. You can buy them. Most of U.S friendly county’s do fall in that category. Acting, ordered, they do things like criticizing Trump. Anyone under the impression otherwise should consider a checkup by a friendly medic.

  38. ‘Making Excuses for Trump: Where Does the Buck Stop?’

    Not where. When.

    The buck stops when Trump’s opponent is an even worse choice than he is. Somewhat incredibly, that’s never happened — and now it’s not going to happen.

    • Agree: Curmudgeon
  39. Trump’s Achilles heel is his apparent inability to tell his son-in-law to go eff himself.

  40. GMC says:
    @Mikel

    I surely agree on the physcological Problems Trump has, and surely the Deep State and those career People a round him, know exactly how to use a little MK Ultra on him. He s easily manipulated on foreign policies and wars for Israel, so the US populace and those countries that have been sacrificed, have no power to stop him or the DS. But he s also a criminal, hiding behind some serious offences, including war crimes, as those that have manipulated the continuous wars. Unfortunately, there is plenty of money for war, but little to save America and it s on his watch.

  41. If he were an isolationist in a nest of interventionist, then his strategy of pissing everyone off and loading up on crazy, ineffective, neocons, is probably the best strategy for getting isolationism forced on the US.

    ME wants the US out, Europe wants the US out, what’s not to like?

  42. @jsinton

    He puts the Neocons in charge because then it is difficult for the Neocon Dems and neocon-controlled media to criticize him.

    This is Star Trek alternative-reality stuff. In this quotidian reality, however, no one has any difficulty criticizing Trump, and as Dr. Giraldi aptly notes, an ever-growing percentage of that criticism is richly deserved.

    If Trump were on the side of actual Americans, he would have walked away from the Middle East and laughed aloud while the Israelis and the ragheads killed one another, to the applause of decent men and women everywhere. He has blown a historic chance to make a fruitful partnership with Russia and Putin, the man who is the world’s best hope for peace; he has happily played golf with (((the people))) who have done more to deindustrialize this country for their own gain than all other forces on the planet combined; and he has thrown the full weight of the executive branch behind the cover story for history’s greatest immoral transfer of wealth: the covid hoax.

    The only person who might conceivably be a worse president than Trump is Kamala Harris. My suspicion is that we shall soon find out whether or not she will be.

    • Replies: @Rev. Spooner
  43. @Mikel

    Not going to happen. It’s such a bizarre idea…..replacing Pence. WTF for?

    He’s not my cup of tea but he’s done yeoman’s work as VP and I haven’t heard a single viable reason why it would make sense to ditch him.

    Separately, Haley as a Trump VP? He fired her, fercrissakes. She’s a traitor on some level. I don’t know what she did….probably conspired with others to try get Trump shoved from office. She’s a snake and he knows it.

  44. @Mikel

    an aggressive case of narcissistic/megalomaniac personality disorder,

    Your description is probably not far off but, HELL, look at the sick jerks we’ve had as POTUS in the last 30+ years! In their various ways, they were each either a screw-up, a serious danger or not too bright.

    I never offer much defense of Presidents but, at least Trump has gotten ALOT of truth and reality about corruption dumped on the table for Americans to see. And, he’ll straight call-out the scum media, crooked people and countries riding our coattails. That is all useful.

    Having said that, if he doesn’t produce some serious swamp drainage (lots of indictments!… and other departures) then he failed his primary mandate, imo.

  45. karel says:
    @lavoisier

    No longer necessary. The A123 and jsinton clowns are everywhere.

  46. turtle says:
    @Kratoklastes

    Dementia Joe and the Hindu Dindu…

    Catchy title, that. 🙂
    Do you expect a sequel?
    BTW, the felonious Mr. Libby’s actual first name is Irving.
    So, Trump pardoned Irving L. “Scooter” Libby
    I suppose his nickname came from “scooting” off to dark corners to hide from the law.
    Perhaps he should change it to “Scuttler.”

  47. An arrogant, lying, narcissistic sociopath who loves only his bank account….Donald Trump is the quintessential Amerikastani. When the planet looks at Amerikastan, it sees Donald Trump. When the planet looks at Donald Trump, it sees Amerikastan.

  48. Anon[484] • Disclaimer says:

    Ok anti Trumps.
    Now you tell us why every single media in the world has gone berserk on Trump.
    “It’s a show.”
    Ok, let’s say it’s a show. Now let’s imagine he gets reelected in November. It means the MSM has no credibility left, whatsoever. It exposes the MSM’s vulnerability: the people aren’t listening to them anymore, and will never listen again.
    Back in the days, the Kabbalah would pretend. Some MSM pro Dem, some MSM pro Rep. Not anymore. The Rothschilds are playing their last joker against Trump. They lose this round, they’re busted.
    Please show me wrong, Anti Trump.

  49. turtle says:
    @Orville H. Larson

    And by the way, where is that “big, beautiful wall” on our southern border?
    You know, the one the (broke) Mexicans were supposed to pay for, according to The Donald.
    Not that I necessarily think it would have been a good idea to build it, just pointing out that DJT is revealed to be one of the world’s largest gasbags (and I, too voted for the SOB, because I despised the alternative).

    This time around, I just might vote for Camacho.

  50. vot tak says:
    @Kratoklastes

    “As to whether Cheeto Jesus is a better choice than Dementia Joe and the Hindu Dindu… discontinuities are bad for plans, and so political discontinuities are a positive, always and everywhere.

    The first year(ish) after the handover of the US Throne from (R) to (D) – or vice versa – is occupied with identifying and removing senior bureaucrats installed by the ancien régime, and installing ‘safe hands’ party apparatchiks.

    That’s why fuck-all gets done in that time…”

    I pointed that out a while back, here or at saker’s site or maybe both. The discontinuity interrupts the planning somewhat and that helps out. Every little wrench in the works buys needed time.

  51. vot tak says:
    @AceDeuce

    “But I don’t care.”

    You forgot the second part:

    “As long as the shekels keep coming my way…”

  52. @Kratoklastes

    Scooter Libby was small fry. Just a scapegoat for outing Valerie Plame, stuff like that happens every day in DC. How much classified information has Adam Schiff leaked to the media?

    Bill Clinton pardoned Marc Rich. That was serious. Of course the Rich family bankrolled Hillary’s NY Senate bid, so it was worthwhile for America.

  53. @Sean

    UK’s 5G with Huawei has been cancelled (under US pressure).
    Why exactly should Germany not secure its gas needs from a near neighboring country ? Because they are “supposed to be scared of” Russia ? Because the US spends huge amounts on its military-security State to secure its Imperialist goals ?
    Germany has NO need to fear Russia. And nor do most Germans want US troops in their country at any where near the current numbers.
    And their economic policies are “against” the US’s ? Sure — any policy the US doesn’t agree with is deliberately “against” the US.
    Narcissism as International Policy.

    • Agree: turtle
    • Replies: @Sean
  54. Anonymous[339] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    American taxpayers don’t pay for US military spending. That’s why there’s a budget deficit. US military spending and budget deficits are financed by Germans and others around the world

    Nope. American taxpayer does pay for US military spending. Tax income from US White population (which supports military spending) covers military spending. What the American taxpayer doesn’t pay for is welfare costs. Foreigners do, same as foreigners pay for importing North Africans into Europe. If you don’t like that, lobby for change.

  55. Druid55 says:
    @jsinton

    Jsinton, A123, tkk, taubman to be avoided and left unread as Zionist trolls in basements!

    • Agree: foolisholdman
  56. Druid55 says:
    @Not Only Wrathful

    Its only the ME governments thst do this dastardly thingd. After all, they are all dictators whose people disapprove of

  57. @jsinton

    “Well if it’s a choice between support for Zionists and destruction of the American republic by it’s own politicians” There’s the thickness of a cigarette paper’s difference here ??

  58. @anonymous

    Here’s an idea — accept that its a multipolar world. Stop being “exceptional”. Try for first among equals. Try to cooperate with ALL countries. Stop trying to be stronger by making others weaker. Just try to be stronger. Compete. Make Policies that encourage investment in the real economy, & discourage the wall street casino culture. Try giving the old “American Dream” a bit of substance. Go for the win-win.
    None of this is radical in itself
    Then maybe we could all breathe easier. Especially US citizens themselves.

    • Agree: Irish Savant
  59. lavoisier says: • Website
    @mark green

    Zionists presently dominate/own/influence most modes of mass communication in the US, including the networks, cable, film, social media, and Search. Their astounding ethnic overrepresentation must be exposed for the clear and present danger that it is. Spread the word.

    Thanks for your thoughtful comments Mark.

    Do you agree that any hope we may have to salvage even a semblance of a republic has to come from outside the current two party political system?

    I thought Trump was the last gasp for the historic American nation, and his manifest failures to live up to any of his campaign promises and instead to focus his efforts on serving Israel was a terrible disappointment and made it crystal clear he had no intention of ever putting America first. Even now there are a lot of Americans who still believe Trump has our interests at heart when it is obvious where his loyalties reside.

    I am very pessimistic that the historic American nation can coalesce around a common objective and take back their country from hostile outsiders. While many people here at the UR seem to be aware of the danger we are in with Jewish control of the levers of power, I do not think this is nearly the case in the general population. In fact most people are offended by any suggestion, even a mild one such as yours, that Jews largely control the narrative through control of the media.

    Your suggestions make sense but I do not think they are workable.

    The historic American nation has no institutions today of any significance to serve its interests. None, Zero. All the major power centers–the government, media, finance, law–are controlled by interests that primarily serve the very wealthy and the interests of Zion.

    That is why Trump has been such a bitter pill to swallow. A leader who actually put American interests first could have stopped the decay and turned things around, and the American people would have defended such an individual from those in power today who serve the interests of a foreign nation and its people. But he failed because he too was a servant of Zion.

    I think the only thing that will awaken the vast majority of Americans from their fatal slumber will be our economy crashing. People without money to feed their families. Black mayhem spreading to the suburbs and the police arresting those who try to defend themselves while leaving the marauders alone. The dream of the Soros foundation writ large.

    Only then will the American people awaken to the realization that their government and their society have been terribly corrupted. And then, perhaps, they can ask how this happened.

    What is obvious to many of the readers here at UR is not obvious to the vast majority of the American people. Many really have no idea how corrupt their government is or how treacherous and venal are their political leaders. Neither do they realize the extent of Jewish control over the media and the extent such control has been harmful to the society.

    I do not believe there is a political solution to our current predicament.

    The rot runs far too deep and too many Americans are ignorant of the dangers they are facing.

    • Thanks: mark green
    • Replies: @Emily
    , @Realist
  60. Emily says:

    I am thinking particularly of the ruined relations with Russia and China, the pandering to Israel and also the inexcusable attacks on Syria.

    Says it all Mr Giraldi…
    Thank you.
    Then you look at Biden and Harris…..
    God help the decent American people.
    Nobody else can.
    The saying that the lesser of two evils is still evil has never been more true.
    He won the Presidency on that line against Killary,
    Here we go again.

  61. @RadicalCenter

    You know when people go quiet and slowly back out of conversation with you?

  62. Moi says:
    @SteveK9

    No one ever accused the US of having high standards or, in fact, any standards. We are an ethically neutral country because we have no ethics at all. Besides, as a Judeo-Christian (any oxymoron befitting morons) country, we must let the Chosen lead our country for they are wiser than the hypocritical followers of Yeshua, the Prince of Peace. Trump is a vacuous human being without a sense of history, geography or intellectual curiosity–in other words, a perfect captain for the floundering ship of state. But look on the bright side: as we continue our slide into being a third-world nation, China will rise to lead the world and bring a sense of Confucian harmony to it, that is IF we don’t nuke humanity soon after we throw another major tantrum. Bye, bye American pie!

  63. Moi says:
    @A123

    Your hasbara makes no mention of us overthrowing the legally elected government of Iran in 1953. LOL!

  64. @Moi

    “Trump is a vacuous human being without a sense of history, Geography or intellectual curiosity”

    So you read minds and you are able to determine the amount of ” intellectual curiosity” someone holds by perusing the hate articles published against him by the DNC controlled MSM.

    You are full of shiot.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US army vet, and pro jazz artist.

    • Replies: @Moi
    , @lavoisier
  65. Emily says:
    @lavoisier

    Exellent post.
    Well put.

    • Agree: Rurik
  66. onebornfree says: • Website

    The only good reason that I can see for supporting more Trump for another 4 year round of idiocy is that its going to further piss of the establishment and the rest of the marxist/liberal NYT “intelligentsia” marxists and similar beholden to the Chinese system of mass slavery via smart phone, and intent on one world government, mandatory mind-warping vaccinations, plandemic lockdowns etc. etc.; all purportedly for “the good of humanity”. Fuck all that. These people [private, governmental, corporate, supra-governmental etc.] all need to be violently “disappeared”, and the sooner the better. This has all gone way beyond a laughing matter.

    But unfortunately Trump, like all of his predecessors, can/will achieve very little .

    He certainly has no desire to drastically downsize the federal government to its original constitutional size and functions [ as it should be- and quickly] – he doesn’t even appear to have ever closely studied/ seriously thought about the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution or [most importantly] the Bill of Rights. These do not even appear to exist in the Trump universe.

    Back in 2015, [i.e. before he ever got elected], I wrote an article predicting Trump would fail bigly, simply because he had no clear ideological agenda- he was, and, like all his supporters, remains, a foaming-at- the-mouth “big government can solve our problems” statist who has absolutely no idea [or desire] to re-establish a very small, constitutionally limited republic government with no income tax, no standing army, no Fed, no EPA, no government-run “education”, no welfare for individuals or inc.s, no socialized medicine, no drug laws, no UN membership etc. etc. etc.

    Instead, he’s participated [or at least just stood by and watched] in the ongoing and now accelerating [lockdown 2 now on the horizon], total demolition of the US economy on his watch, to a degree that no one [except the one world government elitist technocrats] in their wildest dreams probably ever have imagined.

    See: “You, Trump Etc Versus “Dictator Syndrome”:
    http://onebornfree-mythbusters.blogspot.com/2015/08/do-you-suffer-from-dictator-syndrome.html

    regards, onebornfree

    • Replies: @Johnny Walker Read
  67. @Tommy Thompson

    Great comment. Rational thinkers from all sides of the political spectrum will resonate with your message. Thank you

  68. The reason I’m sick of the whole damn political system in America and how both parties(Trump included)are co-opted to do the work of their evil, degenerate globalist masters:
    The Compromised Pedocracy: A Scratch of the Surface of US Politicians Charged, Convicted of Child Sex Crimes
    https://www.winterwatch.net/2020/08/the-compromised-pedocracy-a-lengthy-list-of-us-politicians-charged-convicted-of-child-sex-crimes/

  69. @lavoisier

    Yes. His speech at AIPAC gave it all away. The little “I don’t need your money” speech didn’t sway me. Trump has been thoroughly Israel first since inception. That’s the worst part. As a socialist, I personally could have accepted his entire platform if it wasn’t for The zionists, Goldman bankers, John Bolton’s.. etc..

    An anti immigration, pro gun, anti war, pro worker message…

    Sounds like a roadmap to some semblance of health and prosperity.

    The socialists need to adopt these policies, reject all identity politics, organize the working class around universal working class ideals, and maybe just change their name, since it’s definition has become so overwhelmingly skewed.

    The point it, we need a healthier nation and a better world at all costs. What can we all agree on, how do we forge consensus among the workers?

  70. @Moi

    All good point’s, but the only thing China will bring us is their tyrannical social credit system. Ask the folks in Melbourne how it’s going for them, as the police dept. there was actually flying the Communist China flag.
    15 Minutes Of Flame — China Takeover Of Melbourne, NZ Quarantine Camps, & The US Coup

    https://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/347c5b1067870bad99715aebba2eb204?width=650

  71. Realist says:

    Making Excuses for Trump: Where Does the Buck Stop?

    Wow! Giraldi…you finally woke up. I have been saying this since mid April 2017

    It is past time to stop making excuses for the president and instead begin to consider what needs to be done to repair the damage.

    Yes…what is the solution???

  72. Realist says:
    @SteveK9

    Your comments about Trump’s foreign policy mistakes are accurate, but I would think you can understand that in today’s environment, many people are willing to make whatever excuses necessary for Trump … given the alternative.

    It is amazing that so many people are too stupid to see that it doesn’t matter who you vote for…the Deep State is in control.

    The Deep State doesn’t care about the unimportant internecine squabbles of the two parties as long as their important issues are advanced (wealth and power). As a matter of fact it strengthens the false perception that there is a choice when voting.

  73. Realist says:
    @lavoisier

    I do not believe there is a political solution to our current predicament.

    Nice to see you have finally come around to what I have been saying for years.

    • Replies: @lavoisier
  74. @jsinton

    See, you are not so stupid, after all.

    • LOL: Larchmonter420
  75. vot tak says:

    An odd news story current. Looks like trump regime psywar. First:

    US Seizes Four Iranian Tankers, Now En Route to Houston – Report

    https://sputniknews.com/world/202008131080159176-us-seizes-four-iranian-tankers-now-en-route-to-houston—report/

    But now:

    Iranian Envoy Says None of Its Cargo Ships, Including Those Carrying Gasoline Have Been Seized by US

    https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/202008141080167352-iranian-envoy-says-none-of-its-cargo-ships-including-those-carrying-gasoline-have-been-seized-by-us/

    • Replies: @A123
    , @vot tak
    , @vot tak
  76. BL says:
    @Sean

    Well, the bloom is off the rose after nearly four years of blundering, but it is still surprising to hear an occasional voice raised defending the foreign policy of the president.

    My descriptive for this is middle school social studies class jibber jabber. Not from the teacher but an agitated and confused student. It displays either ignorance or insult to the intelligence disingenuousness. Whatever you think of Trump, “blundering” is the last word that comes to mind.

    I guess it’s because the ruling and governing classes are so lopsidedly lined up against Trump that mainstream narratives about him lazily remain of the ‘Ha ha, if we all just keep saying it we can make it so’ variety.

    Look, I know he makes you and so many others feel bad about yourselves. But we have bigger fish to fry than your feelings. I knew on election night that, everything else aside, Trump would never be forgiven for winning the election more on his own than any previous president. It isn’t even close.

    When the Washington Post’s leading Zionist Jennifer Rubin attacks you for leaving the nuclear agreement with Iran, in an op-ed which was published last week, you should know that it was the wrong move.

    This is one of my favorite aspects of the near boundless resentment toward Trump. Describing Giraldi’s shout-out to Rubin as ‘Strange Bedfellows’ doesn’t really capture it. What smacks more of desperation than citing this discredited lady.

    The intent of this and innumerable other articles is to distract from the actually analyzing geopolitics during the Trump era. Understandably so because so many, like this author. can no longer keep straight their straw arguments and risible assertions about Trump.

    But, as you see with the content of my comment, it succeeds in distracting.

    The place to begin is to believe your lying eyes. If you can’t notice the difference from the Bush/Obama years, then you’re well and truly blind. Both of their presidencies fell near the figurehead end of the spectrum — and it is a spectrum, not either/or — whereas Trump has governed as what I call a real POTUS.

    I’ve refused to waste much time in the truly Sisyphean task of first correcting all the childish nonsense that’s written about the man by those who know better because they think if they all say it and often it will make it so.

    I humbly suggest that anyone who respects themselves intellectually pick the low-hanging fruit of the last four years in the form of a globalized process of discreditation reactive to Trump.

    He’s attempting to move the needle. Look no further for proof of his partial success and the enduring threat he presents than that the array of forces aligned to destroy him in 2016 remains essentially the same.

    • Replies: @Realist
  77. Realist says:
    @Mikel

    Coulter was being sarcastic.

  78. Loula says:

    AIPAC and Sheldon Adelson are ordering Trump WHO will be in Gov. positions to benefit the terrorist “state” of israel.

    Where is the surprise Mr. Giraldi?

  79. Realist says:
    @BL

    Whatever you think of Trump, “blundering” is the last word that comes to mind.

    Totally agree…Trump is doing the bidding of the Deep State…as their minion.

    • Replies: @BL
  80. Moi says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    1. I do not vote Dems
    2. Trump is an unfunny clown and egotist/egoist.

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  81. A123 says:
    @vot tak

    Technically one can parse the stories together and have them both be true.

    Iran says that none of their ships carrying cargo have been siezed. That leaves a loop hole for ships *NOT* carrying cargo.

    We will know one way or another in a few weeks:

    — Those vessels making deliveries to China.
    — Empty tankers turning up near Houston. Or, an alternate port. Houston seems an unlikely choice during early hurricane season.

    The only way the story could become ambiguous is if Iran starts ghosting & renaming vessels again.

    PEACE 😇

  82. rodch says:

    Let’s see, can you point me to a American president since Woodrow Wilson who did not invade another country or overthrew a foreign government? DJT has done more for world peace in last 100 years then any other leader. There have been no wars in his period, no overthrowing inconvenient regimes and the world has been generally peaceful.
    I grant you he has not been successfully ending all the wars or bringing home all American troops stationed on foreign soils for last 75 years but he is working on it. What he has gotten in return, he has been been impeached by those who want him to start war with Russia, US army seemed to be revolting and you people are worried about Jewish son in law.
    Did you morons read John Bolton’s book? He is disgusted with DJT because man would not launch missiles on some unnamed country but he wants to sell corn and soybean. Who does that? Join the DJT hate club because man will no do your bidding!

  83. WJ says:
    @jsinton

    Trump didn’t invade Iraq. He didn’t start a civil war in Syria. He didnt put troops in Syria as Obama did. He didnt start a civil war in Libya. He didn’t conduct a “surge” in Afghanistan as Obama did in 09 through 12.

    Is he perfect? Not by any means but in our current sh.t show of governance, better than the other guy has to be good enough.

    • Replies: @Ace
  84. Sean says:
    @Anonymous

    The US uses its military in Germany and Europe not to “protect” Germany and other Europeans but for its own geopolitical interests.

  85. BL says:
    @Realist

    Trump is doing the bidding of the Deep State…as their minion.

    You’re not really saying anything. Again, this is the sort of thought you should have left behind after finishing middle school.

    Don’t you read the papers, the fans of the Deep State haven’t let up one bit in trying to destroy Trump’s presidency. You’re at Saturday Morning Cartoons level if you think it’s all an act.

    Let me try to help you. Noodle over what we might call a bit of reverse engineering. If you were part of the Permanent Government, or the elements serving powerful interests globally, would you have selected Trump as your figurehead to put a ribbon on your selfish malefactions?

    Would you then undermine him at every turn, throwing the US into chaos and civil unrest? Do you think it’s all an act that ‘Human Scum’ Romney and Resistance General Mattis were shouting recently for the military to stand down if insurrectionists moved to burn down the White House.

    No, you’d be blowing a gasket at real POTUS Trump because, after a wholly satisfying two terms of figurehead Bush, and hitting the jackpot with even more of a figurehead Obama, life was no longer all smiles und sunshine.

    • Replies: @Realist
  86. Well, at least give Trump some credit for not bringing Adolf Hitler into his administration.

    Absurd, right? Many here have tried to use what Trump didn’t do as some sort of positive, like he hasn’t (yet) started any new wars. Well, do you get any credit for not robbing the neighborhood bank? Does your aunt Mary get credit for not embezzling her employer?

    It would appear that many simply ‘want to believe’ that Trump is some sort of savior. He’s not. He’s owned by the deep state and completely ineffective.

    It’s time to move past the nonsense of voting to Make America Great Again. The only way to fix what’s wrong is to realize that the very existence of the Fed Gov IS the problem. The solution is to get rid of it by the states peacefully canceling the Fed Gov’s contract and going their own way. How else can 50% of the population get what they want (free stuff / Democrat control) and the other half get what they want (to be left alone as much as possible).

    Let the losers have their own concentration of welfare moochers, illegals, looking the other way when crimes are committed, etc. In short order decent people will move out of those states and their socialist paradise will collapse because they won’t be able to tap the pockets of the workers everywhere as is now the case.

    Let the blacks have Alabama, Mississippi or Georgia while the white population moves out. Lets see how that experiment works over time while White states cancel welfare and what are now euphemistically called ‘social programs’.

    The country is broke and people are still trying desperately to deny reality; a fools errand.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  87. Rurik says:

    When the Washington Post’s leading Zionist Jennifer Rubin attacks you … you should know that it was the wrong move.

    That seems counter intuitive to me Mr. G.

    I’m just a working class guy, with no ties to insiders. So I have to rely on my ‘antenna’ to glimmer the meaning of things. So for me, when someone like Jennifer Rubin attacks you, it means you must be doing something right.

    From your link, Rubin:

    “Russian President Vladimir Putin put bounties on the heads of U.S. troops. “

    Yet this is something I read recently from a reliable source:

    So, what is a leaked almost certainly faux story about the Russian bounties on American soldiers intended to accomplish? It is probably intended to keep a “defensive” U.S. presence in Afghanistan, much desired by the neocons, a majority in Congress and the Military Industrial Complex (MIC), and it will further be played and replayed to emphasize the demonstrated incompetence of Donald Trump. The end result could be to secure the election of a pliable Establishment flunky Joe Biden as president of the United States. How that will turn out is unpredictable, but America’s experience of its presidents since 9/11 has not been very encouraging.

    Hmm..

    This would suggest that Rubin is lying in order to facilitate both a continued presence in Afghanistan and to replace Trump with a more slavish lapdog of zion.

    More from Rubin:

    He reaped the benefits of an ill-conceived withdrawal from Syria, a betrayal of our Kurdish allies. He has watched with glee as the United States unilaterally planned to pull thousands of troops from Germany. Trump publicly took Russia’s side over intelligence experts regarding Russian interference in our election — and consequently never took defense of our election systems seriously.

    “Ill-conceived”? withdrawal from Syria?

    Wants to end the generations-long occupation of Germany.

    Mocked the idiotic lies about Russian interference?

    And these are supposed to be bad things?

    More from the zio-skank:

    Trump continually undermines and whines about the NATO alliance. He was ready to throw Ukraine to the Russian bear — and betrayed national security — to help his reelection chances. And Republicans, rather than remove him, mouthed Russian propaganda. Any Cold Warrior who would defend that record has lost their soul.

    Fuck the NATO alliance. It’s nothing more that zion’s golem, and we all know it.

    ‘Throwing Ukraine to the Russian bear = https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2020/07/26/russia-and-ukraine-hail-peace-efforts-ahead-of-new-ceasefire-a70981

    And would someone please tell the stupid cunt that the Cold War was with the Soviet Union, not the Russia of today.

    More: (if you can stomach it ; )

    He praised illiberal autocratic regimes in Eastern Europe. And his denunciation of the domestic media as an “enemy of the people” empowered dictators around the world to jail, kill and intimidate their own journalists.

    Let that sink in. If you notice and mention that a zio-slag like Rubin, is (obviously) a lying cunt, and an enemy of the American people, then telling that simple and obvious truth will finally give the world’s dictators a free hand, since being a dictator means you have to get permission by innuendo from Donald Trump in order to harass your enemies.

    And Rubin is (obviously) Donald Trump’s enemy.

    Nevertheless, history will record Trump as the worst foreign policy president since Lyndon B. Johnson. … …Trump, who revels in his own ignorance, never bothered to learn about the world and never cared for a values-based foreign policy.

    A “values-based foreign policy” eh?

    The “worst foreign policy president since Johnson?

    That means that Dubya’s foreign policy was a much better, ‘values-based’ policy than Trump’s.

    Did you hear that Afghans and Iraqis?

    Or Obama’s ‘values-based’ foreign policy?

    Has Rubin ever heard of Libya? Syria?

    Yes, she has. But she agrees with what was done to those nations, because she has a ((values-based)) foreign policy agenda.

    And she get’s very angry when Trump disengages with Syria, or foments peace in Ukraine/Russia.

    Very, very angry indeed!

    In fact if you read her entire execratory, you’ll come away knowing that this bitch hates Donald Trump with a soul-searing psychosis on acid.

    Which only seems to suggest, that for all his bungling, he certainly seems to be doing some things, very, very right indeed – if Jennifer Rubin hates him that much.

    • Thanks: FLgeezer
    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @KA
    , @lavoisier
  88. Linked below is the unaccountable criminal, Elliot Abrams (3 years ago), speaking on Trumpstein & antisemitism, and the good “idea” to enlist Arab states in communion with the evil West Bank plans of Greater Israel & the ZUS.

    The U.A.E. way is pretty slick, and will pitch profit seeking Sunnis & some Shia 🤑 against the principled will of Palestinians, Hezbollah, & Iran.

    • Disagree: Larchmonter420
  89. A123 says:

    Foreign Wars started by U.S. President….

    No excuses for Trump are required.

    PEACE 😇

  90. Sean says:
    @animalogic

    Because the US spends huge amounts on its military-security State to secure its Imperialist goals ?

    Yes.

  91. @Pierre de Craon

    From where I come, decent folks don’t applaud when others are killed. I think it’s still not too late to get your inbuilt “moral compass” working again.

    • Replies: @Pierre de Craon
  92. @mark green

    “What needs to be done?”

    There must be a million comments a day all over the Internet from armchair generals with a prescription to MAGA. There will be a million more tomorrow, and a million more the day after that.

    Unless you shared this solution with us to ameliorate your own personal angst, nothing will change. We’re long past electoral or pacific remedies. Going forward, any meaningful transformation will require blood in the streets, and lots of it. Deagle.com predicts 250M fewer Americans by 2025, adding that with the inevitable collapse of our financial system “the death toll will be horrible.”

    Maybe 9/11 truth will trigger Israel’s Samson option. Maybe China will decide to annex everything west of the Mississippi. Maybe Kamala and Joe will burn it down to the ground. Maybe Jesus decides today’s a good day for the harvesting.

    Everybody … EVERYBODY … senses in their bones that, one way or another, our day of reckoning is at hand. This election, and every election going forward, is meaningless.

    • Replies: @Ole
  93. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Realist

    I think I have been at that point for some time.

  94. lavoisier says: • Website
    @RadicalCenter

    Send your own son to risk his life there or learn to mind your own fucking business for a change.

    Well said. Even better if you had added daughter to your statement.

    If these pro-war Zionists had some skin in the Middle East mayhem they have largely orchestrated they might not be so eager to be such belligerent creeps.

  95. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Authenticjazzman

    Come on AJM.

    You are smarter than this.

    Trump IS a vacuous nitwit devoid of principle or substance.

    His total fealty to Zion and failure to keep his promises confirms this.

  96. Rurik says:
    @RoatanBill

    Many here have tried to use what Trump didn’t do as some sort of positive, like he hasn’t (yet) started any new wars. Well, do you get any credit for not robbing the neighborhood bank?

    It helps to see it in context.

    When the previous presidents claim to be for peace, but then always betray the American people- and wage immoral wars of aggression on innocent nations, mass-murdering and maiming and displacing millions upon millions of innocent men, women and children .. and plunging their erstwhile stable nations into dystopian hells on earth for generations- who did us absolutely zero harm, and did not threaten any American in anyway whatsoever, but were slaughtered wholesale simply because power-drunk Jewish supremacists wanted them slaughtered…

    .. then the American people start to become benumbed by the relentless evil and lies and betrayals after betrayals after betrayals. We start to wonder if there’s anything any of us can do to end this relentless evil in our name. This insane ((imperative)) to murder and torture and destroy.

    Regime after regime. Bush – Clinton – Bush – Obama, always lying us into wars. Always betraying us, and slaughtering innocent people in our name, and always because J-supremacists like the slaughter and horrors and death and torture.

    But we don’t!

    So we go slogging back into the voting booth, praying that this time, we won’t be betrayed. Like we always are.

    So we pulled the lever for Trump, praying ‘Please God! that he wasn’t just like all the rest, and would betray us all and start a war with Iran, or finish off Syria, or both, and then stick the proverbial stick into the Russian bear, and start WWIII, if the Jews figured doing so would slaughter off the last remnant of white Christian peoples they hate so monomaniacally.

    We’re jaded by the endless, relentless, moral atrocities and abominations of these Eternal Wars for Israel- whom every thinking person knows did 9/11- just as they did the Liberty, with perfect impunity. (because our entire government and media are all absofuckinglutely corrupt).

    So it is in that context of all of this that Americans are holding their breath and still praying to their Gods that somehow Trump doesn’t turn out to be like all the rest. Like for instance we all know Biden/Kamala will turn out to be. Only ‘woke’ on top of it all.

    We can’t just end the federal government by sticking our heads in the sand. That isn’t going to work. We have to work with what we have, and today, that is Donald Trump vs. Biden/Kamala.

    I like that Mr. Giraldi and others are very critical of Trumpenstien. They should be. We all should be. Eliot Abrams is a POS. There’s no doubt about that. And we should say so.

    But when the rubber hits the road, for me anyways, it’s the wars.

    Tulsi is woke (anti-white), but if Biden had selected her, I think I would have voted for the old rat, assuming he’ll be incapacitated very soon, and his VP will be the next president.

    Because with Tulsi, America can aspire, in a measured way, to try to make amends with the world. For the unimaginable and incalculable evil America has rained down for so long on innocent people – all in the service to J-supremacists. Duh.

    But Tulsi isn’t the VP. An opportunistic bitch is, who’ll absolutely no-doubt continue with the wars, only there’ll also be a concurrent war on middle and working class white Americans.

    Which brings us back to Trump. And our prayers.

  97. @Rurik

    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein

    I don’t care how you try to dress it up, the decision to support the system in order to try to change the system is a fools errand evidenced by the decades of that policy’s failure to alter the direction of the empire.

    Tulsi volunteered to join the murderers in the military. She’s a POS.

    Apparently, you see shades of gray where I see only black or white.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  98. Meimou says:
    @VinnyVette

    Hillary won the presidency we’d already be engaged in world war three.

    Since when Presidents decide forigen policy?

    People on this site should know that it’s the men in dark suites that run things, not the POTUS.

    The MIC checking Bush, Obama and Trump on war with Iran makes more sense than a personal preference of the three.

    • Replies: @Hegar
  99. Zenith used to have the slogan” The quality goes in, before the name goes on”
    Let’s face it, America, on the average, used to have quality people as well, today, it’s a different story.
    Societies have the leaders they deserve.
    We’ll get what we deserve, and a lot of it.

  100. Meimou says:
    @Wally

    The third bulletpoint:

    Though operation warp speed 3 vaccine candidate’s have moved to phases three testing.

    Heh. Lucky for us.

    Some bullet points of my own:

    Trump Calls for More Ag Guest Workers

    Trumpn Signs Anti semitism Executive Order.

    FBI Documents Hint at Israeli Collusion with 2016 Trump Campaign

    Firm Linked to Israeli Intelligence Ran Pro-Trump Propaganda During Presidential Election

    Respond to one of mine.

  101. The killer for me from the get-go was Trump appointing Kushner as his right hand man. Every social and political position Kushner had taken up to then had been the polar opposite of the Trump platform. Add in that many if not most of Trump’s other key appointments were of those like Nikki Haley who despised him. How could The Plan get off the ground in such circumstances?

  102. Anon[624] • Disclaimer says:

    President Kushner has been credited by the WSJ today for being the mastermind behind Israel and UAE’s new found love for each other, which supposedly further squeezes Saudi Arabia to establish similar diplomatic ties and leave Iran out in the cold altogether. Of course none of those ideas actually came from Kushner the Harvard trained moron, he’s just a puppet for his Zionist handlers chief among them Netanyahu.

    Israel is deploying a full blown divide and conquer strategy in the Muslim world, first get the sunnis and shiites to hate on each other, then take down the shiites, after that the sunnis.

    In her interview with Whitney Webb on YouTube, Epstein victim Maria Farmer stated numerous times Donald Trump and his ex-wife Ivana were all part of Epstein’s web, esp. Ivana who drove around with Ghislaine Maxwell recruiting underage “models” for Epstein. Add to that the nabbing of Trump’s accountant Allen Weiselberg in 2018 which has not resulted in any charges, one can tell Trump is knee deep in the web of the Jews and they have serious dirt on him, which they are exploiting to their fullest advantage and using it to implement their long awaited full-on Israel Rules the World Masterplan.

    • Replies: @Larchmonter420
  103. Ole says:
    @Nancy Pelosi's Latina Maid

    What a sobering statistic. God help us all.

  104. @Sean

    Protected us from whom? I do not have one iota of fear w/r/t to Russia. And if we stopped the Chinese from pilfering our research and brought our factories home we wouldn’t have anything to fear from them either.

  105. @Not Only Wrathful

    Israel makes formal peace with the UAE and takes yet another step to becoming an ordinary and accepted state within the region.

    Mr Giraldi, how will you cope?

    LOL, “UAE and takes yet another step to becoming an ordinary and accepted state within the region.“, which part of the region are you talking about?

    It you ever get your head from where the sun doesn’t shine, you will realize that UAE is already an accepted member of the world, and not first world country, but first world ++ country. Economically a power house!

    Did you stop to think what did UAE get from this deal? They got nothing, zilch, nada.

    So, why they entered in this deal? You think?

    Mohamed

    • Replies: @Not Only Wrathful
  106. @Moi

    ” Trump is an unfunny clown”

    Dead wrong, he is in fact endowed with a polished, sophisticated sense of humor which Liberal Dummkoepfe simply cannot comprehend.

    And as far as him being an “egotist/egotist” : Every single human is egotistical, some more than others; however a certain degree of egotism is absolutely necessary in order to simply survive.

    AJM

    • Replies: @Truth
  107. @Rurik

    She would : ” Try to make amends with the world”

    Hogwash, she is a DEMOCRAT, meaning she is insane and her version of “amends” would be to rain hellfire down on hapless people, period, plus she would bring along the total bonkers Democrat package starting with reparations, etc, etc, etc.

    The Republicans are bad enough, but there is never, ever, any justification for voting a Democrat into power : They are, each and every one of them without exception, insane.

    AJM

    • Replies: @Rurik
  108. @mark green

    I wholeheartedly agree but we’re not even within sight of first base. In reality the vice is tightening.

    • Replies: @mark green
  109. @Anon

    Israel is deploying a full blown divide and conquer strategy in the Muslim world, first get the sunnis and shiites to hate on each other, then take down the shiites, after that the sunnis.

    Dream On!

    Islam and Ummah have never been United in the last 1500 years, as they are today. Ummah is becoming ONE!

    Mohamed (a Shia Muslim).

  110. Trump is just another zionist controlled puppet, just like Obama and the Bush’s and the Clintons and every potus since they had JFK shot, and Biden aka the village idiot is just another puppet, there is nothing new under the sun.

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski
    • Disagree: Hegar
  111. @Not Only Wrathful

    Learn to read.

    I know how to read! You are implying that it was Israel’s choice on becoming an ordinary and accepted state within the region?

    You think it is Israel’s choice or dream?

    UAE threw a bone to keep the salivating rabid Netanyahu busy from destructing world, until Israel’s WMD are removed through sanctions by the world, if you catch my drift! Then Israel days will be numbered!

    Mr Giraldi, how will you cope?

    Like I said get your tiny weeny head out of where sun never shines. And, quit insulting Mr. Giraldi as they are quite a few of us on this site who are capable to eat your lunch and I am one of them.

    Mohamed

  112. Dan’l says:
    @A123

    Israel napalmed, rocketed, torpedoed the USS Liberty and fired 50 caliber machine guns at US sailors in life boats, killing and wounding almost 200 Americans.

    • Thanks: Ace
  113. Rurik says:
    @RoatanBill

    Tulsi volunteered to join the murderers in the military. She’s a POS.

    Pat Tillman joined the for the very best reason, and was a true hero, until he figured it out, and they assassinated him.

    Tulsi also figured it out, and I don’t blame her for her (or Pat’s) early gullibility. So long as she isn’t shilling for war now. And she isn’t, quite the contrary.

    She’s a POS.

    Apparently, you see shades of gray where I see only black or white.

    I suppose so..

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  114. Rurik says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    She would : ” Try to make amends with the world”

    Hogwash, she is a DEMOCRAT,

    you’re probably right

  115. Hegar says:

    Yes, Giraldi. Trump withdrew from the JCPOA and has given neocons power in foreign policy. He has also withdrawn from a nuclear agreement with Russia and santioned them. But he hasn’t started any new wars.

    Trump has caved to a large degree, but that’s the point – he caved. It wasn’t what he wanted. Because of the Mueller probe he had to show himself Tough on Russia. And to get the top donor Sheldon Adelson on his side, as well as the others of his Tribe, he had to make concessions constantly. And because he worships Israel he probably didn’t mind much when it came to ruining the economy of Israel’s pro-Palestinian target Iran.

    But he didn’t destroy Syria and hand it over to al-Qaeda and ISIS. And he hasn’t started a new war or semi-war with Russia over eastern Ukraine and Crimea, as Hillary Clinton very well could have done.

    As for Iran he sought “a better deal” with them, which would no doubt include them withdrawing their forces from Syria and Iraq, where Iran’s general Soleimani more than any other saved the world from ISIS. They, of course, refused to negotiate with the man who sabotaged the JCPOA and ruined all the business deals they had struck with other countries.

    But his intention was to make a new agreement – stupidly handled though it was. And he never started a war with Iran.

    Sheldon Adelson wanted a war with Iran. Netanyahu wanted a war with Iran. Adelson’s boy John Bolton wanted a war with Iran. All the neocons wanted a war with Iran. But Trump didn’t start one. Instead he fired Bolton.

    And that was the moment when Matt Drudge turned against him in 2019. Since then the Drudge Report has been used for endless anti-Trump propaganda, to hand over the presidency to a Democrat president who can start the war the Zionists want.

    Facing that, I prefer the caving, miscalculating Trump.

    • Replies: @JoaoAlfaiate
    , @Rurik
  116. Hegar says:
    @Meimou

    Since when Presidents decide forigen policy?

    People on this site should know that it’s the men in dark suites that run things, not the POTUS.

    Don’t be ridiculous, of course presidents have a great degree of power in foreign policy. More so than in any other sector. It was Trump’s decision for example not to start a war with Iran in September 2019, like the neocons and much of the Deep State had been working for. He was the one who said no to starting the bomb raids that would have sunk Iran’s economy and also the U.S. economy when the Strait of Hormus would be mined shut in retaliation.

    Hillary would have started that war, and she would also have bombed Syria’s defenses, handing over the country to al-Qaeda in the guise of “moderate rebels”.

    Hillary would also have started a war or a semi-war with Russia over Ukraine.

    • Agree: Z-man
  117. Ace says:
    @WJ

    It’s not a civil war in Syria. The participation of tens of thousands of foreign jihadi scum is like a clue. Including some 18,000 ethnic Uyghurs from China recruited by the intelligence agencies of U.S., Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. Also here.

    Syria was and is an extraordinary, rational, secular state led by a decent, educated man. The aggressive war being waged against him and the Syrian nation is putrid.

    If you want to get a good idea of the entirely artificial Salafist agenda (“Alawites to the grave! Christians to Lebanon!”) that flat out guaranteed — and led to — armed conflict read “The Salafist Roots of the Syrian Uprising.” By William Van Wagenen, The Libertarian Institute, 4/28/20.

    • Thanks: Ann Nonny Mouse
  118. Stew11 says:

    He’s still better than all the rest. No ifs ands or buts about it. Most of Europe and Australia and Canada are run by screaming liberals. NWO types who dare not step out of line. He’s still better than all the rest.

  119. Ace says:
    @A123

    Hexbollah would have had to have discounted the possibility of having a huge store of ordnance in a port area like that escaping the notice of Israeli intelligence. It would also have had to discount any possibility of Israel attacking such a lucrative target.

    Personally, I do not think Hezbollah commanders are that dumb to let a hugely valuable store of ordnance to sit there begging to be attacked by Israel. Immediate dispersal is guaranteed to be the priority for any weapons or ordnance delivered to Beirut. Nor would the Russians have failed to call attention to the folly of such concentration.

    The incompetence of Beirut politicians regarding dangerous civilian chemicals is a more plausible explanation than ordnance blowing up.

    Call me crazy but I rather doubt that the “current Iranian Theocracy” has remained set in stone since 1979.

    • Replies: @Larchmonter420
    , @A123
  120. @Ace

    The incompetence of Beirut politicians regarding dangerous civilian chemicals is a more plausible explanation than ordnance blowing up.

    LOL!

    It is a false flag which will be pinned on Israel, so the world will embargo Israel and put it under sanctions to remove its’ WMD. Israel days are numbered!

    Sayyed Nasrallah statements appeared in a short video circulated via the social media websites.

    >http://media2.almanar.com.lb/videofiles/2020/August/news/reports/11-sn10.mp4

    http://english.almanar.com.lb/1112289

    Mohamed

    • Replies: @Ace
  121. FLgeezer says:

    Good news for a change! 😎

    Judge: Principal should not be fired for comments
    Latson
    By Lois K. Solomon

    [MORE]

    The former Boca Raton principal who generated a national uproar for his comments about the Holocaust should not have been fired, a judge ruled Thursday.
    The Palm Beach County School District should have given William Latson, former principal of Spanish River High, a reprimand or reassigned him to another job, according to the ruling by Judge Robert S. Cohen.
    The school district “failed to prove that (Latson) engaged in misconduct in office, incompetence, or gross insubordination by a preponderance of the evidence. No just cause for his suspension or termination exists, but a reprimand and reassignment are warranted,” the judge wrote.
    “Any competent evidence of Anti-Semitism, either direct or indirect, on Dr. Latson’s part, is sorely lacking,” Cohen wrote. The judge said “the whole mess would have been avoided” if Latson had chosen his words more carefully in his emails to the parent and in a farewell letter to his staff.
    Latson declined through a spokesman to comment on Thursday night. A school district spokeswoman said Thursday the district was examining the judge’s decision and did not have an immediate comment.
    In April 2018, Latson told the parent, who was seeking information about Spanish River’s Holocaust curriculum, that he had to remain “politically neutral” — sensitive not only to advocates of Holocaust education but to those who deny the annihilation of 6 million Jews during World War II.
    In his email conversations with the parent, Latson detailed his efforts to implement the school’s Holocaust curriculum, a state mandate since 1994, but wrote that not every family had been amenable to the lessons.
    “I work to expose students to certain things but not all parents want their students exposed so they will not be and I can’t force that issue,” Latson wrote.
    “I can’t say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event because I am not in a position to do so as a school district employee,” Latson wrote to the parent, whose name is redacted from the emails released by the district.
    The School Board fired Latson, who had led Spanish River since 2011, last year for being unavailable after the comments he made infuriated Spanish River parents and alumni, as well as Holocaust survivors and people working to combat anti-Semitism.
    Superintendent Donald Fennoy told the board Latson had committed ethical misconduct by being unreachable when “all hell broke loose” after his comments to the parent became public.
    Spanish River parents and alumni condemned what they called the insensitivity of Latson’s comments, considering the large population of Holocaust survivors and their descendants in Boca Raton and South Florida. More than 10,000 survivors are estimated to live in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties, the second largest concentration in the United States after New York.
    The school district had known about Latson’s comments for more than a year, but Latson’s supervisors were working with him on improving Holocaust education at the school. He even traveled to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial in Washington, D.C., in the summer of 2019 to learn more about the tragedy.
    Latson’s lawyer said the board was punishing Latson for a “poorly worded email” and said there were multiple levels of culpability.
    After the uproar, the school district reassigned Latson to an unspecified position at home in July 2019. He kept his salary of $106,659 until he was fired that October.
    Latson appealed the firing to a state administrative law judge. The judge recommended Latson get paid the wages he lost since he was fired and that the school district give him a job worthy of his talents.
    Since the judge decided in his favor, the School Board will have to vote again on his reinstatement. The board had voted 5-2 in favor of his termination.

    • Thanks: Larchmonter420
  122. @Hegar

    “But he didn’t destroy Syria and hand it over to al-Qaeda and ISIS.”

    Not for want of trying which included funding and arming terrorist groups, sanctions aimed at preventing the country from recovering/rebuilding from civil war, two cruise missile attacks, stealing Syrian oil and letting the Zionists bomb the place at will.

    The Syrian Gov’t turned out to have a lot of popular support-not surprising when the US backed alternative is a bunch of crazy head choppers. And the small Russian military commitment turned out to be incredibly successful with their aircraft fly 6-7 times the number of sorties against ISIL than did NATO forces.

    • Disagree: Larchmonter420
  123. Lo and behold!

    Former FBI Lawyer to Reportedly Plead Guilty to Falsifying Docs for Russia Probe

    The plea plays into the hands of President Donald Trump’s accusations against the FBI, claiming that the agency’s investigation into now disproven allegations of collusion with Russia was politically motivated and not based on hard evidence.

    Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith plans to plead guilty in an investigation into the possibly illegal origins of the Russia probe and the spying on Trump’s campaign in 2016, The New York Times reported. Clinesmith is expected to admit that he falsified a document that contributed to the start of the investigation against Trump and his team.

    https://sputniknews.com/

    LOL, disproven or unproven!

  124. @Kratoklastes

    Given a life sentence in November 1985, Jonathon Pollard was paroled 30 years later in November 2015.

    OBAMA PARDONED JONATHON POLLARD

    OBAMA PARDONED JONATHON POLLARD

    OBAMA PARDONED JONATHON POLLARD

    That goddam anti-Semitic Muslim Obama pardoned Jonathon Pollard.

    • Agree: FLgeezer
    • Replies: @Kratoklastes
  125. Anonymous[102] • Disclaimer says:
    @Rurik

    Good post. That was a bad call by Giraldi.

    • Thanks: Rurik
  126. Rurik says:
    @Hegar

    Sheldon Adelson wanted a war with Iran. Netanyahu wanted a war with Iran. Adelson’s boy John Bolton wanted a war with Iran. All the neocons wanted a war with Iran. But Trump didn’t start one. Instead he fired Bolton.

    if Trump would but only bomb Iran, then Jennifer Rubin would be calling him the greatest statesman since Sir Winston Churchill!

    CNN and the NYT and WA PO and all the rest of them, would herald Trump as America’s savior!

    Even Adam Schiff and Nadler would concede that they were wrong about President Trump.

    Only Tucker Carlson and those pesky ‘Alt-righters and a few alternative websites like Unz would be pooh-poohing Trump.

    The word would go out that every inhabitant of the Third World that enlists in the Z.U.S. military, would be guaranteed citizenship and full benefits for their extended families.

    Trump would be guaranteed not just a second term, but the full presidential treatment for himself and the rest of his family for life.

    And yet, he hasn’t done so.

  127. A123 says:
    @Ace

    Hexbollah would have had to have discounted the possibility of having a huge store of ordnance in a port area like that escaping the notice of Israeli intelligence. It would also have had to discount any possibility of Israel attacking such a lucrative target.

    Iranian al’Hezbollah is a big believer in using human shields. What better protection could they have than placing something this dangerous near civilians?

    Nasrallah had Lebanese Customs Col. Joseph Skaf assassinated to keep him from ordering the removal of the Ammonium Nitrate from Warehouse #12.

    PEACE 😇

  128. The today´s Aug 14 lead articles both.

    Lame, worse so since Giraldi has some kind of a reputation to keep up. Deadbeat, McDo for the brains of the many of the readers. Base stirring of elections and nominations as having any meaning.

  129. FLgeezer says:
    @Rurik

    Bravo Rurik. You are at the top of your game and thanks!

    • Thanks: Rurik
  130. Below is a video which claims that the ship didn’t contain AN, but rather dirt and rocks. I am no expert on these types of things.

    I believe Lebanon (Beirut) is a false flag which will be pinned on Israel. Then there will be embargo and sanctions to remove the WMD from Israel. After that Israel is history!

    • Replies: @Z-man
  131. Realist says:
    @BL

    You’re not really saying anything. Again, this is the sort of thought you should have left behind after finishing middle school.

    Speaking of middle school…when do you think you will leave? Anyone who can not see the charade that Trump is playing is to the left on the curve.

    • Replies: @BL
  132. KA says:
    @Rurik

    “ be doing some things, very, very right indeed – if Jennifer Rubin hates him that much.”

    But not doing enough . That’s the problem .
    The Zionist have played it very well. Look at Oslo . It’s not enough for the settler -AIPAC – Zionist . Actually it’s a hoax . Jews can gloat that they forced Oslo , they can go to world and ask for acceptances by India China by Cuba Russia etc and later by Arab while giving nothing to Palestinian in return .

    Then the ‘enough part ‘ kicks in . Arabs aren’t doing enough . Arabs haven’t done this , that , and those etc .
    America knows the deception but it keeps on marching with Israel asking Arab to do more . The world joins . Just yesterday
    UAE joined the circus .

    Trump is the Arab part of Oslo giving away all the cards while getting nothing in return .
    To keep Trump on leash , Rubin and other holds his feet to the fire while Israel milks the cow .

    Bastard Democrats keeps on cheering Israel and showcasing Max Boot or Rubin on MSNBC while maintaining pressure on Trump to make sure he continues to serve Israel ,the only part they don’t complain about .

    • Agree: Rurik
    • Replies: @Realist
  133. geokat62 says:
    @Larchmonter420

    And, quit insulting Mr. Giraldi as they are quite a few of us on this site who are capable to eat your lunch and I am one of them.

    Hey, Mohamed. You must’ve heard my stomach start to grumble, lol

    • Replies: @Larchmonter420
  134. Anon[905] • Disclaimer says:

    Yes, its bizarre that there are Still people Who believe Trump is here to “drain the swamp” when he keeps appointing well know swamp creatures to positions of power. Its obvious that Trump, instead of draining the swamp, decided to make full use of his position and took over as Head of Swamp.

    • Agree: Realist
    • Disagree: Larchmonter420
    • Replies: @KA
  135. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Rurik

    Which only seems to suggest, that for all his bungling, he certainly seems to be doing some things, very, very right indeed – if Jennifer Rubin hates him that much.

    Indeed. Trump’s devotion to all things Zionist is not quite good enough for the likes of Jennifer Rubin.

    Perhaps Trump can learn something from these eternal ingrates and haters and stop his slavish fealty to Zion and align himself with those who could be loyal to him if only he could be loyal to them.

    • Agree: Rurik
  136. Pancho says:

    Mr. Giraldi´s approach to the Trump question would have been interesting a couple of years ago. But today, when Trump’s betrayal of the people who gave him their votes, is a little … well, boring, to say the least. S0-called “conservative” Americans — I still don’t understand what the hell they want to “conserve” — always vote for what they consider the lesser of two evils. The problem with that approach is that things in America have reached a point where even the lesser of two evils is too evil for us. This seems to be the case with Donald Trump.

    Louis Farrakhan once said: “Obama was not elected, he was selected.” He was right on the money. But it not only applied to Obama, but to most American presidents with the exception of John F. Kennedy, and you know how he ended. Nevertheless, every four years the sheeple waste their time going to the polls expecting their vote will bring change.

    Initially, American presidents were selected by Rockefeller’s CFR agents at the secret conciliabula in the Bohemian Grove, in the woods north of San Francisco. Later, when they became internationalists, they are selected at the Bilderberger secret meetings. Once they are selected a well-orchestrated mise-in-scene i carried out to fool the sheeple into believing they have elected the person who will save America.

    Hillary had already promised she would be selected, that’s why she was so sure about the process. But then, at the very last moment, they pushed Donald Trump. Why? It cannot be more evident. If Hillary had tried to do only half of what Trump has done to destroy America, the red necks already be in arms on the hills. But no. They can’t do that when a Republican is in the White House.

    I think that Donald Trump has done an excellent job, and the globalist conspirators will select him again for a second term so he can continue the accelerated destruction of America. I hope I am wrong.

    • Agree: Realist
    • Replies: @Francis Miville
  137. Albertde says:

    You just don’t understand. You thought you heard MAGA but you actually heard MIGI (Make Israel Great Immediately). Trump has been an excellent Prime Minister of Israel.

  138. @onebornfree

    “Agree” and “Thanks”. So many today have no clue as to what you are even saying. Old fcks like me know everything you are saying is true and appreciate you saying it.
    Cheers

    • Replies: @onebornfree
  139. @A123

    Since when did [A] make one fcking bit of difference to the “Administration” in power. Soros is just a card board cut out to whom all the money is funded anyway.
    https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fsteelturman.typepad.com%2Fphotos%2Funcategorized%2F2008%2F10%2F01%2Fgeorge_soros_trillion_dollars_small.gif&f=1&nofb=1

    • Replies: @A123
  140. @Sean

    America’s alliances are military shields to enable it fight eventual wars thousands of miles from its own shores. This makes going to war easy to exert and maintain global domination.
    A serious military engagement, with Russia would be fought in the heart of Europe, perhaps with Russian territories also included. If Russia in desperation resorts to nuclear weapons, they would be hurled at battlefields on the European soil and NOT at continental USA. America will then have the choice of responding in kind on Russia and risking retaliation on American soil or look the other way to keep the US homeland out of the military conflict altogether.
    European decision makers should realize American public and government will never choose expose their homeland to nuclear attack on behalf of “ungrateful Europeans”.

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  141. KA says:
    @Larchmonter420

    Who is throwing bones to who? UAE is on borrowed time.For now its survival depends on Israel and USA . A dirty little scumbag rules UAE and wants to be the leader of the Arab world .

    Netanyahu doesn’t give a shit to him .Neyanhuu knows how vulnerable that scumbag is .

    He also knows that America even possibly Russia will welcome if Israel decides to nuke the entire world . Thats how fucked up these countries are. They might even jointly arrange a parade before the carnage . Always hoping somehow this time at least Israel’s actions will not met the expectation of the evil .

    • Replies: @Larchmonter420
  142. KA says:
    @Anon

    Trump is a deformed swamp. People took him for being organic in the fruit market .

  143. Sean says:
    @Rurik

    Regime after regime. Bush – Clinton – Bush – Obama, always lying us into wars. Always betraying us, and slaughtering innocent people in our name, and always because J-supremacists like the slaughter and horrors and death and torture.

    But we don’t!

    Muslims speaking the same language began to slaughter one another as a result of ancient vendettas as soon as the West freed them from the Ottoman empire and are still at it. Israel would not last two minutes against a united Arab world (neither would Iran). America is to blame for everything, in the opinion of cowardly Muslims who cannot run away from the fighting in their own societies fast enough.

  144. @Irish Savant

    I wholeheartedly agree [about your general strategy to win back our country] but we’re not even within sight of first base. In reality the vice is tightening.

    I concede your points. We’re way behind and almost locked out by the Zios and their half-awake army of pro-Israelite zombies. Our only hope at this point is to preserve/regain the right to Free Speech (even when the subject is Israel and America’s ruthless Jewish lobby) and to maintain America’s majority-White demographic. These two battles are still winnable.

    Keeping the web open and uncensored and finding a lawful way to demand and receive guaranteed access to social media might yet find Constitutional protection. It all depends upon the makeup of the SCOTUS. Once we regain Constitutional Speech protection, we’re on our way back to a finding ourselves on a level playing field at least as far as Speech is concerned. And our message is highly compelling.

    Unfortunately, don’t expect the once-guaranteed Constitutional right to criticize anything (yes, including Israel) to be protected aggressively by libertarians such as Charles Koch or Ron Paul or the (((ACLU))). No one dares–certainly no high-profile gentile.

    As for the ACLU, that that Jewish-dominated organization is very selective about what ‘liberties’ are worth fighting for. I wouldn’t be surprised if a substantial number of ACLU contributors are also supporters/contributors to the ADL. After all, both organizations are rife with Jewish gatekeepers. That’s their purpose. The fix is in.

    It’s worth noting that the ACLU seems to spend more time protecting the alleged rights of ‘undocumented immigrants’ inside America than the the right and necessity of American citizens to openly discuss, address, publicize, and criticize the astounding impact of the one foreign-linked lobby that no one in Washington dares resist. But there it is. Yes, we have our work cut out for us.

    Even though Trump recently signed off on yet another ADL-sponsored provision which criminalizes anti-Jewish utterances, he probably remains our best bet. This is why I plan to vote for him. Sleepy Joe and Camela will bend over even more readily for the Zios than Trump. Sad but true. Yes, it’s a long, tough slog ahead, but it’s far from hopeless.

  145. A123 says:
    @Johnny Walker Read

    Your link had extraneous modifiers after “.gif” that the site did not parse correctly.

    Let us see if this embeds….


    .

    [A] It would be blatantly illegal.

    Since when did [A] make one fcking bit of difference to the “Administration” in power.

    Presidents try to work within the rules. Or at least, try to look & act like they are working within the rules.

    The American people know that the system is damaged and will accept a fair amount of bending. However, outright criminal conduct is not in vogue(*).

    PEACE 😇
    _______

    (*) If the Durham investigation does not arrest people, I reserve the option to change this statement.

  146. RobinG says:

    Hi Phil,
    Someone posted this survey [and results] on Twitter:

    Who’s vaccine would you trust the most?

    Bill Gates ….. 4.9%

    Big Pharma ….. 7.7%

    China….. 3.6%

    Russia….. 83.8%

    (3,039 votes · Final results)

    LOL, that was my answer, before I saw the vote. In fact, I’ve wondered if it will be available here. I guess they’ll be sending it over for the Embassy staff. That would be quite a spectacle if some of us lined up for a dose. Or doses… since it’s 2 shots.

    But I’m curious what the track record is. We’ve heard the theory that a Soviet made TB vaccine may account for low Covid-19 rates in former USSR. We also know that faulty vaccine [in Pakistan?] caused Polio cases? Which parties were responsible for that? Worldwide, how do the developers and manufacturers stack up?

    Yesterday (due to a small injury) I got my years-overdue Tetanus booster. Great experience at the CVS Minute Clinic… efficient and painless, and did wonders for my vaccine anxiety.

    [Had wanted to direct this to Anon from Tenn. Isn’t he a biologist or something? But IDK how to search for a commenter here. 🙁 ]

  147. anon[196] • Disclaimer says:

    In this day and age nobody’s stupid enough to believe that ‘buck stops here’ shit. CIA has been furiously criminalizing unsupervised diplomacy for four years now. CIA made fools of two presidents, purged two, and shot two, then inserted their senior cadres in the slot.

    Remember when CIA coerced a confession out of Jeb Stuart Magruder, plea-bargained the poor patsy into “Conspiring to misrepresent the Central Intelligence Agency as having an interest in limiting the investigation?”

    Well everything old is new again! Kevin Clinesmith is the new Jeb Stuart Magruder, getting framed for a CIA ratfuck!

    These CIA moles show once again that Trump, like any presidential puppet ruler, has slightly less workplace discretion than the average McDonalds cashier. The buck doesn’t stop with the president, that’s bullshit. The buck stops with Gina, who can torture you or kill you and get away with it, even if you’re the titular head of state.

  148. Truth says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    Dead wrong, he is in fact endowed with a polished, sophisticated sense of humor which Liberal Dummkoepfe simply cannot comprehend.

    Then, now would be a good time for him to unveil it.

  149. gsjackson says:
    @Wally

    Aiding and abetting the scamdemic is a negative accomplishment, in my view, but lowering the price of prescription drugs is huge. He’s actually going toe-to-toe with Big Pharma, and how do we know it’s huge? Because the corporate media won’t say anything about it.

    Look, Trump has taken control of the Fed, speaking of huge. What do you think is up with that? I keep saying — it still all remains to be seen with Trump.

  150. vot tak says:
    @vot tak

    The zionazi-gays double down:

    DOJ confirms ‘largest-ever US seizure of Iranian fuel’ on 4 ships bound for Venezuela

    https://www.rt.com/usa/498038-doj-confirms-iranian-tankers-seized/

    If the zionazi-gay quislings are being straight, they have engaged in piracy, if not, they are liars.

    Either way, these zionazi-gay scum are not fit to run a real country, though ideal to run a zionazi-gay colony.

  151. vot tak says:

    Looking at the photo heading this article showing abrams, is that of a human being? I’m serious. The thing appears to be a real life example of what a neanderthal would look like if groomed to modern fashion.

    I realise that the far right views neanderthals, especially their incest and cannibalism as a positive thing for their view of humanity.

  152. @Larchmonter420

    Israel’s success isn’t explained by its brilliance, which it probably isn’t, instead Israel’s success is solely explained by their totally idiotic loser enemies; of which you are certainly one.

    Let yourself stop talking like a halfwit 8 year old and you might feel less disrespected.

    • LOL: Larchmonter420
    • Replies: @DaveE
  153. Anon[513] • Disclaimer says:

    Hey Phil, who you gonna vote for?

  154. @Rev. Spooner

    Thanks for signaling your virtue! The ease with which you do it suggests that you get a lot of practice.

  155. map says:
    @Orville H. Larson

    Yeah…

    All of the right-wingers believe that Hillary and Trump are the same, but no leftist believes that Trump and Hillary are the same.

    • Replies: @vot tak
  156. ariadna says:
    @A123

    In your favor: you come promptly when called, not even by name….

  157. vot tak says:
    @map

    “All of the right-wingers believe that Hillary and Trump are the same, but no leftist believes that Trump and Hillary are the same.”

    It’s actually the opposite of that zionazi-gay bs, shlomo. But you know that.

  158. map says:

    Here is the point that Girardi is missing:

    The Middle East is not important.

    When you have oil prices crashing so severely that even production cuts can’t raise them, then guess what? The problems of these countries don’t matter.

    Trump simply recognizes this. This is why he pursues the policies that he does. He’s just humoring the participants, withdrawing and granting support at random to keep the participants off-balance in ways that benefit the United States.

    Remember, the only policy they want for Trump to pursue is a land war in Iran. As long as we avoid this, we are ahead of the game.

    I mean, what does Girardi want? Israel is not going to respond to shaming language and open its territory to a Right of Return for half the Middle East. Iran is not going to stop waging war on its enemies since so much of their politics is heavily invested in it. Nobody wants peace on disadvantageous terms so peace is not possible.

    The question is…what does any of this have to do with the United States?

    • Agree: Sean
    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  159. Wars says:
    @jsinton

    We didn’t go to war cause there was no appetite. Trump has been trying to start a war but Generals know they cannot win a war without a coalition. See Iraq. Now allied with Iran. Not that that’s a bad thing, but counter productive to their cause.

  160. Tony says:

    So giraldi, go vote for kamala or kanye. See where that gets you.

  161. @Curmudgeon

    The thing is, nobody on the [alt-]Right is clinging to some stupid Q-tard narrative whereby HopeyChangey was actually in the proles’s corner playing 17-D tiddly-winks.

    That’s the key difference. People who took nanoseconds to correctly identify the Magic Mulatto as a fraud, and his entire schtick as marketing pabulum, are trying to raise on a busted flush when it comes to Cheeto Jesus.

    In reality, it means that they probably didn’t identify HopeyChangey as a fraud &c.: they simply identified that he wasn’t on ‘their’ side of the false political dichotomy, and therefore were therefore obliged to oppose him, as sure as Blues were obliged to opposed Greens in Byzantium.

    However Combover-in-Chief is on ‘their’ side of the false dichotomy… and thus must be defended, even to the point where the defence is objectively stupid and absurd.

    That’s literally the stupidity level of people clinging to the wreckage of the USS 17-D Tiddly-winks. In other words, they’re not remotely interested in cutting off the Hydra’s head, or draining any swamps, or undermining any Deep Something-or-other… they have the same puerile view of politics, as they have of the Sportsball Bowl.

    My own view is that anything that disrupts the internal workings of any government death machine is an unalloyed positive.

    Changes of which party controls the executive branch, are a really nice bit of sand in the gears, because Presidents appoint (or rather nominate) heads of bureaucracy. Just the infighting associated with cleaning-house in the senior bureaucracy, sees a bunch of plans jettisoned: the incoming Secretary of [X] will dissolve entire plans – irrespective of merit – simply so that the plan does not bear the name of their forebear.

    A 1-term president seldom gets anything done. (The best of all worlds is a first-termer with a hostile House and Senate).

    The added benefit of a (D) win this year will be that the BlackRobes will be able to stop playing “Weekand at Bernie’s“: there is some injustice involved though – RBG’s corpse will get the unmerited dignity of a funeral, rather than just being thrown into the wilderness to be eaten by wolves.

    RBG’s replacement will be picked by the (D)s, which will keep the BlackRobes in a situation of relative balance – where they’re aren’t just an extension of a single political party.

    Don’t be alarmed though: the BlackRobes will still be 100% reliable .gov lickspittles in any controversy between the political class and the Great Unwashed. Better that, than them being an (R) or (D) plaything.

    Yes – I hate them all. Anybody whose paycheck depends entirely on government – all the way down to the janitors. And I have unreserved contempt for people who think that there is some subset of political parasites that has the best interests of the demos at heart. That’s not why people enter politics.

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
  162. @Wally

    You miss the point entirely.

    Dementia Joe and the Hindu Dindu are not on ‘our’ side – anyone who thinks that is a moron.

    Likewise, anyone who thinks that Cheeto Jesus is on ‘our’ side is a moron.

    The word ‘our’ in this controversy denotes a very very broad category: it’s any individual who is not a member of the political class or its apparatchiks.

    The political class and its apparatchiks are not on ‘our’ side.

    Americans are objectively the dumbest people in the Anglophone world, yet even given their manifold (and manifest) cognitive shortcomings, almost half of all eligible US voters understand this very basic truth about the political class – and so they don’t vote, even in the elections with the greatest symbolism (i.e,. the quadrennial RealityTV show where the winner is Temporary King of the US).

    For elections where the office up for grabs has a genuine, tangible effect on people’s lives and livelihoods (state governor, state senator, mayor, councilmen, dog-catcher, DA, judges) even fewer people turn out.

    They know that it doesn’t matter which low-talent megalomaniacal shit-for-brains is in office, the officeholder will do fuck-all to advance the interests of the demos.

    • Replies: @lavoisier
  163. @Aren Haich

    Rest assured that if the US and/or its vassals attack russia or seriously threaten its sovereignty or territorial integrity, the Russian Federation will fire nuke weapons at the mainland US. No way will Russia just accept getting pounded, let alone invaded, and confine the war to european soil. Who the Hell would do so in their position?

  164. @map

    So Iran’s politics is heavily invested in making war on its enemies.

    This is different from poor widdle inbred racial-supremacist israel how?

    • Replies: @Sean
    , @map
    , @map
  165. geokat62 says:

  166. geokat62 says:

    Cynthia McKinney: Israel Controls U.S. Congress and Foreign Policy

    https://www.trunews.com#/stream/cynthia-mckinney-israel-controls-u-s-congress-and-foreign-policy

    Description:

    Today on TruNews we… share an interview with former Georgia congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, who details the pledge of allegiance to Israel she was ordered to sign to serve as a lawmaker in America.

  167. Z-man says:
    @Larchmonter420

    I believe Lebanon (Beirut) is a false flag which will be pinned on Israel. Then there will be embargo and sanctions to remove the WMD from Israel. After that Israel is history!

    Oh if it could be that easy.

  168. onebornfree says: • Website
    @Johnny Walker Read

    Thanks JWR. Nothing can/will change until enough people awaken to the plain as day fact [to me], that government solutions never work, and that, at the very least, the federal government needs to be drastically shrunk down to its original size and constitutionally designated functions, if not completely abolished, at the federal level.

    “Why Government Doesn’t Work” [pdf available here]:
    https://wiki.mises.org/wiki/Why_Government_Doesn%27t_Work

    “Government is a disease masquerading as its own cure” Robert LeFevere

    “The kind of man who wants the government to adopt and enforce his ideas is always the kind of man whose ideas are idiotic” H.L.Mencken

    Regards, onebornfree

  169. @geokat62

    Hey, Mohamed. You must’ve heard my stomach start to grumble, lol

    LOL Geo, I felt your stomach rumble on my keyboard!

    Peace on you my sweet brother,

    Amen

    • Thanks: geokat62
  170. @KA

    Who is throwing bones to who? UAE is on borrowed time.For now its survival depends on Israel and USA . A dirty little scumbag rules UAE and wants to be the leader of the Arab world .

    Dream on!

    I was as a child raised in Dubai, a very small place in those days. Use to play soccer with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai. So, I know the UAE rulers very well.

    Sheikh Zayed (Allahiramhu) bin Sultan Al Nahyan was the ruler of Abu Dhabi for more than 30 years. He was the founding father and the principal driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates, becoming the Union’s first Raʾīs (Head), a post which he held for a period of almost 33 years used to visit our school at the time!

    Your knowledge of UAE is very, very limited. They threw a bone to the rabid Netanyahu to keep him busy for a while! To make sure his head become more and more of hot air, and he stays as haughty and arrogant like Satan!

    Dream on!

  171. Exile says:

    The excuses for Trump will never stop. GOP voters in the US have heard excuses for their entire lifetime and they have learned to stop worrying and love being conned.

    Rush Limbaugh’s formulation on Trump from some weeks back summed up decades of his shtick to GOP voters – “folks, we just don’t have any better choice.” Demonrats so bad, must vote GOP.

    It’s obvious that when you accept that formula, the GOP will simply take your vote for granted and give you nothing. “We already have their votes, they’re not going anywhere else.”

    To the extent there is any hope for America’s two party system (there isn’t, IMO), it would have to start with a total rejection of the GOP and its replacement with something legitimate.

    And the voters would have to stop making or accepting excuses.

    • Replies: @Realist
  172. vot tak says:
    @vot tak

    Further details reported:

    Greek Shippers Threatened With Sanctions, Forced to Hand Over Iranian Oil Cargo to US, Report Says

    https://sputniknews.com/world/202008151080178164-greek-shippers-threatened-with-sanctions-forced-to-hand-over-iranian-oil-cargo-to-us-report-says/

    “The ships in question, reportedly owned by Greek Vienna LTD and Palermo SA, were said to be loaded with Iranian oil, despite the sanctions imposed on Tehran. According to the report, their owners “grew frightened” due to the threat of US sanctions that could target the shippers and their crews, potentially depriving them from access to US banks and dollar depositions.

    After a US federal prosecutor filed a suit to seize the tankers, the shippers agreed to transfer the oil cargo to Greece’s Eurotankers and Denmark’s Maersk vessels. They were subsequently expected to arrive in Houston, and according to US President Donald Trump’s comments to the press, might have already come to the US port. If the oil cargo will be recovered from the court, the money from its sale will go to the US Victims of State-Sponsored Terrorism Fund, the Department of Justice said in a press release. According to sources familiar with the transaction, the cargo has already been paid for by Venezuela.

    The operation was confirmed by the US Justice Department, which said that oil cargo was confiscated from four Greek vessels: the Luna, the Bella, the Bering and the Pandi, which were heading to Venezuela. The development took place in international waters, with no physical presence of US authorities, insiders revealed, including one unnamed American governmental official. There was no personal communication between the owners of the ships and the US officials, the sources said.

    The DoJ thanked US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook for assisting the department and the Homeland Security office in the cargo’s confiscation.”

    Extortion, rather than outright piracy. The israeli’s colonial trump regime is essentially a wing of the Jewish mafia organised crime network, and quite proud to be of service. Trump has extorted Greeks to hand over oil paid for by Venezuela. In effect the war criminal has committed an act of war against both Venezuela and greece.

    • Thanks: ChuckOrloski, Robjil
  173. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Kratoklastes

    They know that it doesn’t matter which low-talent megalomaniacal shit-for-brains is in office, the officeholder will do fuck-all to advance the interests of the demos.

    Wally does not understand this. That is why he still thinks Trump has some kind of merit that has so far escaped those of us who think he is an unprincipled moron and a treacherous Zionist sell-out.

    And his treachery is of an exponentially greater kind than the usual treachery from the political whores because he promised to be different.

    • Replies: @Realist
  174. Realist says:
    @KA

    Bastard Democrats keeps on cheering Israel and showcasing Max Boot or Rubin on MSNBC while maintaining pressure on Trump to make sure he continues to serve Israel ,the only part they don’t complain about .

    Most Republicans are ass kissers of Jews. Trump needs no pressure to continue his obsequiousness toward Jews.

  175. Realist says:
    @Exile

    Excellent points.

    To the extent there is any hope for America’s two party system (there isn’t, IMO), it would have to start with a total rejection of the GOP and its replacement with something legitimate.

    There has been no hope for the two party system for decades.

    The Deep State doesn’t care about the unimportant internecine squabbles of the two parties as long as their important issues are advanced (wealth and power). As a matter of fact it strengthens the false perception that there is a choice when voting.

    • Agree: Exile
  176. Realist says:
    @lavoisier

    Excellent points.

    And his treachery is of an exponentially greater kind than the usual treachery from the political whores because he promised to be different.

    Yes, he is playing a charade.

    I came to see Trump’s treachery back in mid April 2017 (I posted it on Unz Review)…and I voted for him. He came out of the shoot screwing his supporters…many are too blind to see.

    • Thanks: lavoisier
  177. “One might make the case that Donald Trump was elected president on the antiwar vote. Running against Hillary the Hawk it was, of course, relatively easy to position oneself as a critic of the endless wars started and sustained under the Bush and Obama administrations.”

    If one made that case, one would be correct in my view.

    As I have said here several times in the past, I believe that Trump was the “deep state” choice for president. I believe that’s why Comey – apparently acting under orders – tried to undermine Clinton’s campaign with a phony email “investigation”. And I believe that’s why Obama attacked the Syrian army at Deir Ezzor in Sept. 2016 – thereby creating a WW3 scare – which apparently nudged some disgruntled Sanders supporters into Trump’s camp, giving him a narrow margin of victory in three key states, which put him in the White House.

    Besides the fact that he was not a career politician, one of the reasons I gave Trump the benefit of the doubt and voted for him was because of the public statements he made back in 2013, admonishing Obama to stay out of Syria. Of course in retrospect it’s clear that those statements were intended to mislead, so I have to assume that the deep state plot to put con man Trump in White House began at least as early as 2013 and probably well before that.

    “[…] Their argument starts with some generally legitimate observations, to include the fact that an Obama orchestrated conspiracy led by the intelligence and security agencies were out to delegitimize Trump and his team from the time he became a candidate until after he was actually inaugurated. Combine that with a hostile media and a Democratic Party that has been seeking revenge since the Clinton defeat, up to and including a phony impeachment, and it is easy to understand why Donald Trump has had to play defense since he took office.”

    If that’s the case why did the democrats help put Trump in the White House in the first place and why were his impeachable war crimes in Syria not included among the impeachment charges against him?

    There is only one explanation that seems to fit the facts (as I see them) and that is this: Given Trump’s psychosis and psychopathy, the “orchestrated conspiracy” (including the endless “hostility”) is intended to manipulate him into doing irrational things like trying to start a war with Iran.

    According to the “World Mental Heat Coalition”:

    “We have a U.S. president who is psychologically and mentally both dangerous and incapacitated. His presentation is consistent with a person who, when his falsely inflated self-image is questioned, or when his emotional need for adulation is thwarted, lashes out in an attempt to restore his sense of potency and command over others……We must also remember that his position makes him more dangerous, not less: he has the most destructive weapons and the greatest war-making powers at his disposal, but his mental defect also makes him a vulnerable target for manipulation by extremist forces within our country as well as in foreign nations.”

    https://worldmhc.org/urgent-communication-to-congress/

    As I see it, the political ascendancy of Trump is the result of “deep state” desperation. They needed someone that could be manipulated into taking risks that their corrupt run-of-the-mill career political opportunists (e.g. Obama, Clinton, Biden) generally won’t, so we got the psychotic psychopath Trump, and they’re using a carrot and stick approach to manipulate him.

  178. anon[160] • Disclaimer says:

    Let me observe that Trump and crew have absolutely done the right thing by stopping the PPP, NAFTA, the sellout to the CCP/China. Lots of foreigners are upset that we finally defend our jobs.

    Take a gander at what the indie journalist “Sundance” has pulled together at his/her blog “The Conservative Treehouse”.
    Lots of finding the dots and connecting the dots of the plot against Trump. Which was actually a plot by Invade-The-World-Invite-The-World-globalists against the middle-class American voters who wanted relief from endless war and to stop selling out to China. Those data points were missed by Durham, Barr, Devin Nunes, et al. But now they know.

    The point is: the weaponization of the US I.C. and DOJ/FBI and other institutions was/is far, far worse than anyone realized. Trump was more hobbled than we know. Add in Paul Ryan taking a dive to deliberately put Pelosi in to conduct her witch-hunt, Mitch McConnell serving his Chinese in-laws, etc.

    “Sundance” has arranged a sequential release of analysis and documentation to expose the rot. And to force Durham/Barr to indict the perps instead of letting them slide.

    Yet Trump alone is responsible for hiring quisling personnel directors that stab him in the back, SMH. Personnel is policy, and is its implementation.

  179. “Let me observe that Trump and crew have absolutely done the right thing by stopping the PPP, NAFTA, the sellout to the CCP/China. Lots of foreigners are upset that we finally defend our jobs.”

    LOL! Obviously, the evil team orange clown (that brought the world closer to doomsday than ever before, according to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, by trashing the framework of nuclear arms control and escalating tensions all over the world) doesn’t give a damn about “our jobs” any more than they give a damn about the value of our dollar, our economy, our health, our access to affordable health care, etc.

    The only thing team orange clown is really concerned with is damaging/destroying Israel’s named and unnamed “enemies” at any cost, even if it means destroy what’s left of “America” to do it.

    • Agree: ChuckOrloski, lavoisier
  180. Ace says:
    @Larchmonter420

    Mohammed, the false flag hypothesis got old a decade or so ago. They exist but an ipse dixit argument is not convincing. Nasrallah’s speech is vague and full of platitudes. Nothing to do with the explosion.

    The thought that “the world” will embargo Israel has no basis in reality.

    Israel cannot survive in the long run. For now it’s does so because it receives an ungodly amount of money from the US taxpayer every year and God knows what it gets from Germany.

    And as we speak Israel’s military advantage diminishes with every passing day. SAMs, ATMs, drones, satellites, EW, and precision artillery all are in the hands of or available to Israel’s enemies. And fewer and fewer non-Jews think that Palestine is the ancestral home of the Khazars or that there was anything pretty or just about Israel’s founding and continued crimes.

  181. @Rurik

    Trump’s Justice Dept is helping Hillary to evade justice.

    There are no ‘good guys’ in gov’t.

  182. @Kratoklastes

    Anybody whose paycheck depends entirely on government – all the way down to the janitors. And I have unreserved contempt for people who think that there is some subset of political parasites that has the best interests of the demos at heart. That’s not why people enter politics.

    How far do you want to go with “depends entirely on government” The contractors who built and build the interstate highway system as dependent on government. In order to be big enough to bid on projects like that, at some point they have been the beneficiary of government policies. Companies in right to work states are dependent on the government for allowing them to screw employees. That is a deep rabbit hole.
    There are a few people who enter politics, naively, believing that they can made a difference. I know one. When he told me he was seeking office, I laughed and told him he was to honest to be a politician. Somehow he got the nomination and was elected. By the end of his first term, he was still considered an outsider frozen out of meaningful participation in the party. By the end of the second, he was fully indoctrinated. My uncle commented 50+ years ago that politicians, regardless of their good intentions and beliefs will be corrupted by the real powers behind the political parties.

    The point I was trying to make is much the same as yours. In politics, it is the same shit in a different pile.

  183. DaveE says:
    @Not Only Wrathful

    Israel’s success isn’t explained by its brilliance, which it probably isn’t, instead Israel’s success is solely explained by their totally idiotic loser enemies; of which you are certainly one.

    Israel is “successful” only when measured in Satanic terms and Israel’s “success” is purely due to the complete lack of scruples, ethics, morality, honesty and humanity of it’s inhabitants and enablers.

    “Success” comes easy to psycopaths unconstrained by decency of any kind.

    I’m sure you’re SO proud of your Jewish State.

  184. Here is an interesting documentary that addresses some of Mr. Giraldi’s points about what is going on in Washington DC.

    • Replies: @anon
  185. vot tak says:

    Trump Says US Will Trigger UN ‘Snapback’ Sanctions Mechanism Against Iran Next Week

    https://sputniknews.com/us/202008151080182199-trump-says-us-will-trigger-un-snapback-sanctions-mechanism-against-iran-next-week/

    “Earlier, the Trump administration voiced its opposition to the UN Security Council rejection to extend an arms embargo against Iran.

    “Answering a question “When will you trigger a snapback of sanctions on Iran?”, Trump said: “Well, we knew what the vote was going to be, but we’ll be doing a snapback. You’ll be watching it next week”.

    Trump was also asked whether he would participate in a video summit on Iran proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, to which he said “Probably not. I think we would wait until after the election”.

    Graham: UNSC Rejection of Iran Arms Embargo Extension ‘Makes Major Conflict Much More Likely’

    https://sputniknews.com/us/202008151080182032-graham-unsc-rejection-of-iran-arms-embargo-extension-makes-major-conflict-much-more-likely/

    “The United Nations Security Council overwhelmingly rejected an extension of the Iranian arms embargo. This was a major mistake by the UN. It also makes a major conflict with Iran much more likely as they build up their military arsenal”, Graham tweeted Saturday.”

    The zionazi-gays continue prepping for a massive escalation in their war against Iran which is planned for after the pindo [s]election. It is not clear if the biden quislings will expand this war, but sure as hell israel’s trump quislings/war criminals will. There is absolutely no doubt about likud’s trump quislings war plans.

  186. anon[161] • Disclaimer says:
    @si1ver1ock

    Millie Weaver was arrested yesterday. Save and share that documentary while you can.

    https://twitter.com/hashtag/FreeMillie?src=hashtag_click

  187. Sean says:
    @RadicalCenter

    It is not different, both kill innocent people. Another similarity is I really don’t care who dies. As HG Welles has one of his characters say “the world is a world, not a charitable institution”.

  188. bob jones says:

    Trump tweeted a pullout of Afghanistan
    30 minutes later some general said “no we’re not leaving.”

    Trump tweeted a pullout from Syria
    30 minutes later some general said “no we’re not leaving.”

    We’re not going to war with Iran; it’s talk and posturing.

    his people WANT war. Everyone in the zionist community does.

    But they won’t get it. They can sell Trump bs intel that says we need to assassinate Soleimani but they won’t be able to sell him a larger war because he knows how that will end.

    there are still a lot of things wrong but biden is advertised as a return to the status quo ante.

  189. Wtf says:

    This guy has zero goverment experience. Working with govt enployees is, lets say, these guys do not like change. Or work. They are experts at stalling stuff. It is a truky herculean work

  190. @Wally

    If there are so many N95 masks available, why do I see almost nobody wearing one? Why have they not been distributed effectively at all? They have had a long enough time to get it done.

    As for ventilators, their use actually tended to increase the suffering of covid-19 patients and caused permanent lung and other damage in those who survived. So frantically making more ventilators had nothing to do with any supposed progress on this virus. It is not terribly unusually lethal anyway, so Trump is either lying like the rest or too unintelligent and uncurious to learn facts for himself:

    https://swprs.org/a-swiss-doctor-on-covid-19/

    A real accomplishment would be giving us back what freedom we had before this utterly unnecessary police-state lockdown, and fighting governors and mayors tooth and nail in court and by exec order to thwart their attempts to impose surveillance and house arrest on us.

    Another real accomplishment— which very few Dems bother to call for either — would be building a national network of publicly owned medical factories to manufacture commonly prescribed medications, N95 masks, ventilators (to keep on hand for the future, not particularly for this virus), vaccines (not just for this virus), and widely used medical equipment like hearing aids, walkers, wheelchairs, and back braces.

    Cut out the profiteers and provide all these medicines and medical devices to all US Citizens at cost. No more pumping up the price in order to cover the big dividends (which go mostly to wealthy large shareholders), exorbitant executive salaries, and lobbying costs of Big Pharma and big med device corporations.

    Trump’s efforts on behalf of the American people in the area of healthcare are a fucking joke, as they are in the area of immigration, physical safety for all Americans, and most other areas.

  191. @Sean

    I would rather nobody on either side be killed over there, so I wouldn’t say “I don’t care as a human being”, but certainly agree our government should stay the Hell out of it.

  192. anon[541] • Disclaimer says:
    @A123

    The Washington Terror Regime overthrew the democratically elected government of Iran in a campaign of CIA orchestrated terrorism and subversion, and placed their puppet dictator on the throne to serve Zionist and Big Oil interests. It is currently trying to repeat the process with its terrorist MEK catspaw. Iran is just one of the many countries making up 40% of humanity that are now subject to US economic terrorism. For the past 70 years, the US has rampaged around the world like Nazi Germany on steroids, slaughtering, butchering, starving and immiserating hundreds of millions. In Iraq alone, half a million children under 5 died as a result. The whole planet is starting to find unbridled US arrogance and egregious shitfuckery more than just a little bit tedious, even their formerly most obedient and servile satellites. Americans will soon find themselves treated as the international lepers and rabid rats they are, isolated in their US shithole to victimise each other instead of the rest of the planet. They may very well soon have to watch THEIR children dying in front of them for lack of food and basic medicine. Nothing in human history would be so richly deserved. Then they would finally understand the nature of their crimes and begin to clean up their act. Like the Germans starving and freezing in the rubble of their ruined cities in 1945. The Exceptional and Indispensable Folk have built up a colossal amount of very bad karma. There is a very weighty account to be settled. When it is (hopefully very soon) the rest of the world will pass the popcorn and laugh.

  193. @Sean

    A clear majority of Germans want American troops out of their country as soon as possible. Why would they want to live in an occupied country? Would you like to see German occupying forces on U.S. soil? It is only the corrupted “Atlanticist” elite of Germany that want to keep them there. The Russian occupiers retreated already in 1989 so it’s about time for American occupying forces to leave, too. Germans have no objective need for them, whatsoever.

    The biggest threat for Germany is the fact that Americans have to manufacture crises in order to justify their presence like they did in the ugly war in Kosovo.

    Americans should go home, not only from Germany but from everywhere! This is what the Iraqi parliament also demanded. If US troops are there to do some good, how come they stay even though demanded to leave by a sovereign state. The answer is obvious, they are defending the interests od the empire, right?

    • Agree: mark green, Robjil
    • Replies: @Dr. H. Fhaunrich
  194. BuelahMan says:
    @Trinity

    Thank goodness we have the lesser of two evils to sElect.

  195. @Pancho

    Rectification (albeit minor) : JFK was selected too, he was the first president entirely made and defined by CBS-ABC-NBC and by Hollywood, and presented to the general public and then to History. His personality as presented on TV has absolutely nothing to do with the real character that existed before and anyway most presentations of JFK on TV after his victory were made by actors as the real guy was busy partying on boats. The real guy that existed before 1960 was the Bronfman Clan’s representative in the US and also a fan of lobotomy as the solution for crime and social indiscipline. Be assured of one thing : if JFK had deviated one line from the Bronfman’s clan’s expectations he would be remembered by all TV veiwers and University goers as somebody even more fascistic and tyrannical than Nixon, having nearly missed destroying the world in the intention of turning the US into a Nero-style empire, and he would have been forced to resign instead of being killed so grandiosely. His departure would have been remembered as the most intense sigh of relief of American history and the triumph of the hippie movement would have been most symbolic of the good old carefree days coming back.

    I agree with you for Trump : he was selected while Hillary was too engrossed into her own ego to accept the fact that Israel didn’t want of her : she practiced demonic invocations on her own in Haiti being assured by maroon priests that she would have all the forces of Hell on her side but she was played. Trump is nothing more than Sheldon Adelson’s twin brother and business partner with a more passable face and having been baptized as a goy for carreer reasons like so many marranos of yore. He is Satan’s choice to destroy America. His mission is among others to destroy all American media and educational institutions by pushing them into utter decredibilization : now that they have done their job of making the American people a third world one, they are no longer worth their high revenues for Israel, they can be dispensed with like Big Unions and Big Marxism that were so powerful at one time were dispensed with under Reagan once tey had done their job of destroying small businesses by extorting impossible service fees and salaries and turning all workers into automated morons. Workers’ unions are now a minor despised partner of US society nobody notices the presence of any longer except when employed to chase out the last whites from the last good jobs to make room for migrant delinquents, and whose own more and more third world personel are paid third world salaries, the same will happen with media which are to be reduced in number and in hours of diffusion as people no longer have the time for such distraction, and more and more staffed in the South African way by volunteers : people from former TV channels and newspapers will no longer command respect, they will be treated by the general public and also prospective employers like very low grade prostitutes, as most rich people will get their news directly from paying stations directly from Israel. With the NYT going full woke and proving incapable of vanquishing Trump after predicting his sure defeat will result in any like East Coast highbrow-looking paper figuring as useless at best. All universities and colleges going woke will just go bankrupt as no employer will be foolish enough to pay for employees stupid enough to get indebted for life just to be stultified into neo-marxist propaganda. The few media that will remain will no longer pay their journalists but rather sell their page space to the highest bidder or resort to artificial intelligence.

    The woke movement is not so much aiming at destroying whites, who are rather to be cowed into perfect obedience to the zionist order of things (preferably by adopting the idea that you are white only in as much as your blood is full of Jewish biblical genes) like the entrepreneurs were when big union and big marxism raged before being abandoned when that obedience was achieved and all conservatives turned into cuckservatives, as at destroying their own militants as is the general case with organisms of the marxist spawn. Even in USSR the ones that peopled the gulags the most were not so much the former bourgeois who could quite easily succeed in the new order when as it was most often the case they proved to be perfectly devoid of idealism, but the former communist militants among the workers and intellectuals having fought their best to destroy old Russia.

  196. And there are plenty of supporters who don’t make excuses but do note the positives and are pointedly critical of the failures.

    I may support the executive, but I think it is fare to say —– speaking for myself — very critical on multiple fronts.

    In short the executive has needlessly squandered opportunities and kicked sand in the face of his supporters.

  197. map says:
    @RadicalCenter

    I want out of this psychodrama with the jews and the middle east.

    I don’t care anymore about who is right or wrong.

    • Agree: RadicalCenter
  198. map says:
    @RadicalCenter

    I want out of this psychodrama with the jews and the middle east.

    I don’t care anymore about who is right or wrong.

  199. NH says:

    Phil, why don’t the share buttons work properly? When you hit the Twitter button it does not print the URL …

  200. Why was my comment blocked?

  201. @Antti Kukkonen

    Absolutely true. Germany needs the U.S. like it needs a hole in the head. In fact, the very Nuremberg laws that nations were supposed to be guided by that were created after the Kangaroo Court war crimes trials against the German leaders, mainly by the Americans and British, have been violated by the Americans and British including several other nations in the world repeatedly since the creation of the Nuremberg laws. Hypocrisy has been the rule since WW 2 ended.

  202. @Sean

    Great reference citing H.G. Wells, whose stories contain deep and profound truths about man and human societies in general.

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