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And the unbelievers plotted and planned, and God too planned, and the best of planners is God
Quran, Sura Al-Imran (The Family of Imran) – 3:54

It has been pretty obvious for many years already that the AngloZionist Empire was not viable, that it had to tank sooner or later. There were two main scenarios which were typically considered for this collapse: an external crisis (typically a major military defeat) or an internal one (economic collapse). Personally, I always favored the first scenario (specifically, as described here). I even had a “favorite” location for such a catastrophic military defeat (for the US): Iran and the Middle-East. Irrespective of the scenario one preferred, this was obvious:

  1. The Empire was not viable
  2. The Empire was not reformable

The same is true of the US political system, by the way.

There was one huge problem, however. The quality and sheer size of the AngloZionist propaganda machine was very successful in keeping most of the people in the West in total ignorance of these realities. The faster the Empire was collapsing, the more Obama or Trump peppered their patriotic flag-waving ceremonies (aka “press conferences”) with references to an “indispensable nation” providing “vital leadership” thanks to its “the best economy in history”, the “best military in history” and even “unbelievable CEOs”, “incredible politicians” and even “incredible conversations”. The message was simple: we are the best, better than all the rest and we are invincible.

Then COVID19 happened.

The initial reaction in the US to the pandemic was to either dismiss this completely, or blame it on the Chinese. Another exceptionally dumb theory was that the virus only affected Asians. This one tanked pretty quickly. Other myths, and even outright lies, proved much more resilient, at least for a while.

Then “Italy” happened. Soon followed by Spain and France.

Some folks started to change their tune. Other still thought that the EU was not as “incredible” as the US.

Then “New York” happened and all hell broke loose for the “indispensable nation” and the “imperial parasite” this nation was hosting. Even the Idiot-in-Chief switched from “it will be over by Easter” to talk about saving “millions” of (US) “Americans” (the US does not care about non-Americans).

I predict that this process will now only accelerate.

Here are a few reasons for this conclusion:

First, the imperial propaganda machine is simply unable to conceal the magnitude of the disaster, even in countries like the US or the UK. Oh sure, initially doctors and even USN ship commanders were summarily fired for speaking the truth, but even those cases proved impossible to conceal and public opinion got even more suspicious of official assurances and statements. The truth is that most of the entire planet already realized that this is a huge crisis and that countries like Russia or China responded almost infinitely better than the US. The planet also knows that the US “health notcare” system is broke, corrupt, and mostly dysfunctional and that Trump’s initial optimism was based on nothing. BTW – Trump haters have immediately instrumentalized the crisis to bash Trump. The sad thing is that while they are no better (and most definitely not the braindead Uncle Joe), they are right about Trump being completely out of touch with reality. In the age of the Internet this is a reality which even the US propaganda machine is unable to conceal from the US public forever.

Second, and that is now quite obvious, it is becoming clear that the capitalist ideology of free markets, globalism, consumerism, extreme individualism and, above all, greed, is totally unable to cope with the crisis. Even more offensively to those who still believed in an ideology based on the assumption that the sum of our greeds will create an optimal society, countries with stronger collectivist traditions of solidarity (whether “enhanced” by Marxist or Socialist ideas or not) did much better. China for starters, but also Cuba and even Russia (which is neither Marxist nor Socialist, but which has very strong collectivist traditions) or South Korea or Singapore (both non-Marxists with strong collectivist traditions). Even tiny Venezuela, embattled and under siege by the Empire, managed to do much better than the US or the UK. Not only did these countries all fare much better than much richer, and putatively much “freer”, countries, they did so while under US sanctions. And, finally, just to add insult to injury, these supposedly “bad” countries proved much more generous than those incorporated into the Empire: they sent many tons of vitally needed equipment and hundred of specialized scientists and even military personnel to help those countries most in need (Italy, Spain, Serbia, etc.).

Eventually, even the US has to accept aid from Russia: the contents of two huge military AN-124 transporters:

The Russian military delivers aid to the “indispensable nation”
The Russian military delivers aid to the “indispensable nation”

Think of the irony! The country whose economy was supposed to be “in tatters” (Obama) delivers humanitarian aid to the “indispensable nation” (Obama again). Not only was this aid delivered from a country under US sanctions, the gear delivered was produced by a Russian company also under US sanctions. The “grateful” US media immediately declared that this was a Russian PR action, especially since 50% of the cargo was paid for by the US (the rest, including transportation costs, were paid by Russia).

At least in Italy questions began arising why the US, NATO or the EU did absolutely *nothing* to help them when they were in such dire need of help, and why countries which did generously help (Russia, China, Cuba) were all under sanctions, including Italian ones! Good questions indeed. It was answered by Serbian President Vucic who declared that European solidarity was a “fairy tale“. He is quite correct, of course.

ORDER IT NOW

Third, then we all saw the ugly sight of various western “democracies” literally stealing vital medical gear from each other, over and over again. In fact, under a purely capitalistic logic, this kind of “competition” was both inevitable (true) and even desirable (false): major Med & Pharma companies all have used this financial windfall to maximize their profits (which is, after all, what all corporations have to do in a capitalist system: get as much money as possible for their shareholders). Even states and countries are competing against each other for medical equipment now! As long as all was well and the West was free to plunder the rest of the planet, Capitalism could be seen as a promise of a better future (just like Communism was, by the way). But now that this big “propagandistic house of cards” is tumbling down and capitalism shows its true face (an ideology created by the rich to screw the poor), the comparison with (supposedly “backward”) collectivistic societies is most embarrassing yet inevitable.

Fourth, we also witness the raw nastiness of the imperial propaganda machine in articles about how “Russia sent useless gear to Italy”, that “Chinese equipment did not work” or about how all the countries which responded better and sooner were all lying about the real numbers (which is utter nonsense, the Chinese have been very open, as have the Russians: the truth is that in the early phases of a pandemic it is impossible to get real numbers, that can only be done much later). This is as false as the “Iraqi incubators”, “genocidal Serbs” or “Gaddafi’s Viagra” and time will prove it.

Fifth, then there is the issue of poverty. We see the first signs that this pandemic (like all pandemics) is affecting the poor much harder than the rich. Hardly a surprise… For example, in the US cities like New York, Chicago, Detroit, Miami or New Orleans have a lot of poor neighborhoods and that people there are getting hit very hard. But this is only the beginning, there are much bigger slums in other countries, including in Latin America and, even probably worse, Africa. Barring a miracle of some kind, the death-toll in the third world slums will be absolutely horrendous. And, you can be pretty sure that collectivistic poor countries will do much better than those in the grip of the delusions of the free market economy. Again, there will be major political consequences in all those countries: I predict that we will see some cases of regime change in the not too distant future.

Sixth, just like the Empire itself, NATO and the EU are also in free fall, both clueless as to what to do and in a panic about doing anything proactive. Besides the flag-waving Idiot-in-Chief, I also took the time to listen to both Macron and Merkel. They are both in a full-freak-out mode, Macron speaks over and over about a “war” while Merkel declared that the pandemic is the most serious challenge facing Germany since WWII! Still, the most amazing contrast to the US might well be Russia. Putin has made several special appeals to the Russian people, and his mood was both clearly determined and clearly somber. I took this screenshot of Putin’s latest message to the Russian people, and see his expression for yourself:

As for the main MD in charge of the COVID19 crisis in Moscow, he told Putin that Russia needs to prepare for what he called “the Italian scenario in order to avoid it”, even though at the time (March 30th) there were only 1,836 confirmed COVID19 cases in Russia, including 9 death and 66 recoveries. Let’s compare the three countries:

Country COVID cases detected Deaths Recoveries
US 161,807 2,978 5,644
Italy 101,739 11,591 14,620
Russia 1,836 9 66

All the numbers above come from here: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html (as of March 30th!!)

Furthermore, the Russian special medical teams of the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protection Troops of the Russian Armed Forces are now on full alert and even though there is no shortage of specialized ABC/NBC medical gear in Russia, the Russian Armed Forces are now building 16 special hospitals in various locations in Russia. Russia is also almost completely shutting down internal air and rail traffic. A lot of that was predictable, since Moscow is much richer than any other Russian region, Moscow is doing fine, in spite of being a huge population (about 12 million in the city, plus another 7 or so in the Moscow Oblast’). Here are the official Russian numbers for the Moscow area: (also as of March 30th!!)

Location Infected Deaths Recovered % death
City of Moscow 1’226 11 28 0.9%
Moscow Oblast 119 1 14 0.85%

The source of these numbers is: https://coronavirus-monitor.ru/

Does it not strike you as very strange that a country like Russia, which clearly is faring much better than the US (even in per capita indicators) is preparing for the worst? What do the Russians know that the US leaders are not telling you?

Of course, the anti-Russian propaganda machine has an explanation. For example, it claims that the Russians are lying about everything. There is even a psyop going on with western agents of influence impersonating Russian MDs claiming that there are thousands of hidden deaths, that Russia has no equipment and that the Russians are clueless. One previously sober-minded analyst now even claims that “Putin is losing control“.

To be totally honest, I have never in my life seen such a tsunami of nonsense, false information, unfounded rumors, and, last but certainly not least, shameless clickbaiting. For some, this crisis is clearly a chance to regain some visibility. It is shameful, really, a total disgrace: just a new form of profiteering from a crisis.

I am not medical expert for sure. But I know the Russian government and its “body language” if you wish, and I can tell you that the Russians are preparing very, very seriously, for what might well become a huge crisis even for Russia (having the Ukraine and Belarus both sitting in deep denial will obviously not help!).

Seven, in the US, the contrast between the Federal government and the state authorities is quite startling. As much as the Federal government is terminally dysfunctional, state governors have often had to use a lot of out of the box thinking to get supplies and specialists. For example, the governor of FL, Ron DeSantis (R) had to call a friend of his in Israel to get the giant Israeli pharma company Teva Pharmaceuticals to send in desperately needed medical gear to Florida. Similar things are happening in other states I believe. This is one of the reasons why Americans are typically very suspicious of the Federal government but much more supportive of their local authorities (again, as a general rule, there are, of course, exceptions to this). There are many reasons for the contrast between the Federal and State authorities, including the fact that governors are much “closer” to their constituents on a local level than on the national one.

While not as dramatic as the contrast between societies based on pure greed and societies based on solidarity, this contrast between the local and national level will also contribute to the collapse of the imperial system, albeit more indirectly.

Conclusion: NWO, globalism and US “leadership”- RIP

The first (non-human) victim of this pandemic will be the so-called “New World Order” promised by several US presidents. The same goes for its underlying globalist ideology. If the putative “Illuminati world government” imagined by some really did trigger this pandemic, then it shot itself right in the foot and is now quickly bleeding out.

The US is now showing to the world that the so-called “US leadership” is nothing but a crude lie to conceal what I would describe as a the rule of one, single, narcissistic world hegemon who will screw over even its closest “allies” (really colonies) to get any advantage.

Right now most of what we see are only warning signs, say like the EU members closing their borders. But irrespective of how this pandemic progresses, what will happen next is a huge economic crisis which will dwarf both the Great Depression, the crash after 9/11 and 2008.

Of course, the world will, sooner or later, recover from this pandemic and economic collapse. But the kind of world which we will then see will be dramatically different from the one we have lived in until now.

For the time being, there are still observable manifestations of the “US leadership”: the US tries hard to rob medicine and medical gear from other countries, the US imposes sanctions on countries like Iran and Venezuela who desperately need meds, and the US re-plays the Noriega scenario with Maduro. This foreign policy of “US leadership” can be summed up in terms like evil, immoral, hypocritical, dysfunctional, narcissistic. etc. Whatever label one chooses to apply to it, it is always a morally repugnant and practically self-defeating policy.

Right now, after blaming China, Trump is now pointing fingers at the WHO. Truly, a noble soul and a brilliant, 5D, chess player…

There is no more hiding it. The SARS-COV-2 achieved that which even RT or PressTV could not: it put a bright spotlight on the true nature of the AngloZionist Empire.

As the Quran says, God is the better planner.

UPDATE: I was wrong, I admit it. The US government does not only think about itself. It CAN be very generous, but only in one special case. In fact, it appears that the US has send ONE MILLION masks to… … Israel, of course! See for yourself: https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2020/04/08/622584/US-masks-Israel-coronavirus-covid19

This makes sense, after all – Israel is far, far more important to Trump and his gang than the first responders, doctors or suffering people of the USA.

 
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  1. Nothing better could have happened for the elites and Khazars (the Fed Resv) who essentially control and run the U.S. than the onset of this pathogen at this precise time.

    Right when the economic situations of States and the Federal Gov. were showing an economic earthquake like no other was about to shake the U.S. economy to its very core.

    In fact, one could just about agree with the conspiracy theory that it these very elites and money changers/managers of the Judaic persuasion that control all aspects of life in the U.S. and those suffering under its boot around the world, that it is they that unleashed this
    ‘ thinner of the herd ‘ pathogen.

    It would explain why the U.S. Gov. moved so ridiculously slow to take action, until they were satisfied the fire would definitely consume their miserable targets, in the eyes of an arsonist, metaphorically speaking.

    And that target, or should I say target, would be all, and everyone that receives all and any kind of Gov. and/or State handout, entitlements (a weight that’s literally crushing most, if not all States and costing the Feds 40% of the Economy- Medicare, Medicaid, Food Assistance Programs, and all the auxiliary handouts, SSI and SSDI, which are huge, and growing at a fast rate, and the main stickler is that the checks for those two gargantuan entitlement comes off the presses of the Federal Reserve, which is burning up the goodwill of America’s powerful elite Jewish families, who also share, or let some small amount of Gentile families share in the power.

    So Covid is wiping out, and will only gather momentum and speed, the poor. The expensive unwashed masses that are a gigantic weight and burden on the Republic at a time when the U.S. and China are in the throes of a very heated race for the finish line. The Victor will be the one who leads forth mankind into the 21st Century and far beyond. It’s a Zero Sum struggle for the U.S. especially, for if it falls behind of China. It will be relegated to Third World status. Just like the sad and all too often told story of the former heavyweight champion who spiralled into depression, selfloathing, friends all gone, drug abuse and eventual overdose. The U.S. will spare no expense, not even genocide on a global scale, to stay ahead. And damn if it’s going to let tens of millions of America’s ‘ unwashed, useless breathers ‘ spoil everything for her.

  2. Anon[189] • Disclaimer says:

    Solid article!

    I can only wish good luck to trump on this examination of WHO-it is riddled with fraud, corruption, massive conflicts of interest. The same applies to CDC, which is a revolving door for Big Pharma.

    Bill Gates is the second largest funder for WHO, just behind the US. He has been and is pushing for world wide vaccination programs and is building seven factories to develop the vaccines against the virus at a cost of billions. He obviously expects to reap billions several time the billions spent on the factories.

    The globalism, NWO, really has deep roots with gates and his total control of health programs via his foundation.

    https://www.sott.net/article/432047-Bill-Gates-is-funding-new-factories-for-7-potential-coronavirus-vaccines-even-though-it-will-waste-billions-of-dollars

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/04/no_author/did-bill-gates-just-reveal-the-reason-behind-the-lock-downs/

    Lastly, trump needs to take a very close look at members of his team: fauci, birx, both go back years with a relationship with gates foundation (e.g.birx daughter works for gates foundation). Conflicts of interest are massive and their commitment to vaccination programs are at the direction of gates.

    • Agree: Delta G
  3. Biff says:

    Nature is self-correcting. When too many of the same species is occupying the same space(8 billion on a small planet) nature knows how to heal this problem.

    The people are self important; nature doesn’t care…..

    People are biased; nature doesn’t care..

    People believe they have control; nature doesn’t care.

    • Thanks: Buck Ransom
    • Replies: @BlackDragon
    , @dogbumbreath
  4. A123 says:

    Trump haters have immediately instrumentalized the crisis to bash Trump. The sad thing is that while they are no better (and most definitely not the braindead Uncle Joe), they are right about Trump being completely out of touch with reality.

    Except of course, Trump is solidly in touch with reality. He attempted to take science grounded actions early, and was opposed by the SJW Globalists (Judiciary, Press, DNC Pols).

    Their desperate flailing at Impeachment for “Obstruction of Nothing” damaged their standing with the American people. Worse yet. It prevented them from agreeing with Trump on the necessary response to the WUHAN-19 virus.

    major Med & Pharma companies all have used this financial windfall to maximize their profits (which is, after all, what all corporations have to do in a capitalist system: get as much money as possible for their shareholders). Even states and countries are competing against each other for medical equipment now!

    Major Med &Pharma outsourced to low quality foreign producers, like China, that were unable to step up in time of need. PR airplane flights fed a compliant anti-Trump media, but the amount of material moved this way was a tiny % of true amount needed.

    Again solidly grounded in reality, Trump is changing U.S. Procurement to emphasize national security in medical goods and pharmaceuticals. A back breaking blow to the both China & BigPharma (1)

    From the outset of Donald Trump’s entry into the world of politics he espoused a series of key tenets around what he called his “America-First” objectives:

    — The U.S. needed to stop the manufacture of goods overseas and return critical manufacturing back to the United States. A return to economic independence.

    — The U.S. needed to decouple from an over-reliance on Chinese industrial and consumer products. China viewed as a geopolitical and economic risk.

    Trump also stood up for science when he advocated the generic drug based CQ/AZ/ZN combo treatment. BigPharma and their DNC Globalist allies lied in attempt to kill this threat to Left/Corporate economics. The Media, DNC, and BigPharma all lost.

    Hardly a surprise… For example, in the US cities like New York, Chicago, Detroit, Miami or New Orleans have a lot of poor neighborhoods and that people there are getting hit very hard.

    Supposedly environmentally friendly cities magnified the problem by creating the conditions for rapid spread. Pro-illegal immigration ‘sanctuary cities’ are suffering worst, because uncontrolled migration maximized the WUHAN-19 contamination in these locations.

    Again, Trump and Christian Populism win bigly. Huge numbers of Democrat voters will switch sides as they see the damage Globalist theology has brought down on them.

    The first (non-human) victim of this pandemic will be the so-called “New World Order” promised by several US presidents. The same goes for its underlying globalist ideology. If the putative “Illuminati world government” imagined by some really did trigger this pandemic, then it shot itself right in the foot and is now quickly bleeding out.

    The author makes a mistake conflating the U.S. with the racist and incompetent UN/NWO. Globalism and UN/NWO multinationals that have been an enemy to individual freedom for some time. The demise of the authoritarian Corporate Globalism will help Christian Populists everywhere including the U.S., Russia, Hungary, Poland, Austria, etc.

    Those most damaged by the WUHAN-19 pandemic will be:

    — The UN/NWO and other failed multinational organizations such as WHO.
    — Multinational corporations that do not believe in local manufacturing, including BigPharma.
    — Anti-Christian Globalist leaders like Merkel and Macron.
    — China and other export driven nations that will lose markets as nations reassert manufacturing as an element of national security.

    Trump and the reborn Populist U.S. will emerge from the WUHAN-19 crisis strengthened as Globalist foes have bungled the response and cannot hide their treasonous attempt to score political points at the expense of the American people.

    PEACE 😷
    _______

    (1) https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2020/04/03/president-trump-has-long-demanded-critical-manufacturing-return-to-the-u-s-the-coronavirus-pandemic-outlines-why/

  5. Anonymous[130] • Disclaimer says:

    Trump and the reborn Populist U.S. will emerge from the WUHAN-19 crisis strengthened

    I sincerely envy you your ability to deny reality, it must make for a really nice living. Until reality barges in and spoils it all. But until then – enjoy!

    • Agree: bluedog
  6. Seraphim says:

    On cannot but be puzzled that a Russian Orthodox like Saker, whose blog is replete with icons and Orthodox greetings, needs to illustrate his analyses by quoting the Quran? And in this case, of passages directed at the ‘infidel’ Christians and Jews, whose plans are thwarted by the best of planners Allah.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Skeptikal
  7. Biff says:

    Comment #5 and #6 is the same dickhead.

    • LOL: Twodees Partain
  8. Occam’s Razor would support a charge of ineptitude among the Western Criminal Elite, but it is much more fun to speculate that they decided now was the time for a Great Reset after a decade of Central Bank largesse allowed them to buy up control of all the best hard assets.

    Have you tried to buy physical gold lately? If you can’t hold it, you don’t own it. And if you don’t already own a castle or manor house, you’re just another one of the serfs.

    • Replies: @Realist
  9. Patagonia Man [AKA "PTG Mann"] says:

    I’m pretty sure that it was back in the 1980’s that a Native American Indian (can’t remember the name) prophesied that the US would break up into 4 countries – yet still working in synergy with each other, in much the same way Canada & the US currently do.

    • Replies: @Seraphim
    , @Anonymous
  10. yurivku says:

    I hate the US as well as it hates everybody and everything
    https://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/coronavirus-hate-time-trump-racism

    Indispensable assholes.

    • Agree: bluedog
  11. Realist says:
    @Anon

    Lastly, trump needs to take a very close look at members of his team: fauci, birx, both go back years with a relationship with gates foundation (e.g.birx daughter works for gates foundation). Conflicts of interest are massive and their commitment to vaccination programs are at the direction of gates.

    As always the wealthy and powerful (Deep State) are looking for ways to become more so.

  12. Realist says:
    @The Alarmist

    Have you tried to buy physical gold lately? If you can’t hold it, you don’t own it.

    Absolutely correct.

  13. Seraphim says:
    @Patagonia Man

    That would be interesting. I don’t know anything about.
    But in 1998 the Russian political scientist Igor Panarin predicted the probable disintegration of the US into six parts in 2010 following a civil war triggered by mass immigration, economic decline, and moral degradation. He was too impatient, but ten years don’t make much of a difference. He saw the future in the Eurasian integration.

    • Replies: @Kratoklastes
  14. a_german_ says:

    Guys from the US, may i ask a simple question?

    What is wrong with your country? It is so rich can afford anything, finances the biggest military in the world and can’t organize some simple help?

    Contrary to mainstream media (i never read ) Italian and Spain hospitals are nothing you can compare with an average over here in Germany. In Europe you will be warned to get ill there and you can insure yourself for transport to Germany if you need.

    In Germany the hospitals are mostly empty now, surely only the parts you need for corona disease. We wait for the wave of ill people, meanwhile we discuss the political consequences and if this all is really necessary. But we prepared now. See the rates, after the virus has spread in carnival, a really big event with millions of people coming together.

    Needs two weeks, now we have resources to handle things to come. Simple organisation and preparation.

    Why the hell can`t you do this? You had twice the time. Why are you on a level far behind Italy? They handle the problem now but in disadvantage to be the first country over here hit by this virus.

    Why are you so suck…. bad in the flood catastrophe in the Memphis? Floods like this we have 2 times a year and nothing happens. The only thing is you have to drive your car out of deeper regions.

    Why was nobody able to land a helicopter on the WTC on 9/11 and rescued the people (or even tried)?

    What’s wrong? Tell me.

  15. I see a “plandemic” rather than a pandemic. The various governments of the world have a chance to tighten up the ranks, clean house and loot national treasuries. Flu season is over, and US deaths attributed to Covid19, currently at, lag behind the 2017 total of 15,000. Of course, anyone who understands the AIDS scam will know the numbers are whatever they want them to be. They even brought back “Phoney Tony” Fauci for a repeat role in the new scam. Group Captain Mandrake knows how to use common sense and observation.

    “I would say there’s something dreadfully wrong somewhere.”

    Me too, sans hashtag*.

    *Also known as the “pound sign”, as in “pound me too”. I don’t think that was what the ladies had in mind. Can’t say our cultural managers don’t have a sense of humor.

    • Agree: Kratoklastes
  16. Begemot says:

    I remember how Americans would smile and shake their heads about reports of queues and limited consumer goods in late stage Soviet Union. It was proof of the Soviet Union’s inferiority and incompetence vis a vis the US.

    Now, try to find toilet paper in America.

  17. Wielgus says:
    @a_german_

    Despite all that money and a huge military-security apparatus, the USA does drop the ball frequently.
    Constructing elaborate theories about 9/11 strikes me as mainly an attempt to avoid facing up to the USA being blindsided by some Arab religious enthusiasts who took flying lessons. I don’t think a chopper could have rescued more than a few dozen people, though, even if it had been attempted.
    The response to Hurricane Katrina was surprisingly inept, but federal, state and city authorities did not cooperate well. Some of the same confusion is visible now.

  18. weranno says:

    Screwing over the friends and allies is by no means an American specialty. Actually, there is much Americans could have learned form the (recent) Russian history. Russia holds no high moral grounds when it comes to the treatment of others. As it can be seen from the links for Russia the friends and allies are definitely dispensable.
    https://www.dw.com/en/ex-east-germany-leader-erich-honeckers-arrest-25-years-on/a-39886159
    http://www.cuba.cu/gobierno/documentos/2001/ing/e261001i.html
    https://translate.google.com/translate?depth=1&hl=en-US&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=bs&tl=en&u=https://www.vreme.com/cms/view.php?id=1731562

  19. vot tak says:

    While saker strives to minimize the israeloamerican role in the virus in both, it’s origin and spreading, the smoke from the smoking guns continues to accumulate.

    US Intel Warned of ‘Out-of-Control’ Disease Months Before WHO Declared Pandemic – Report

    https://sputniknews.com/us/202004081078886307-us-intel-warned-of-out-of-control-disease-months-before-who-declared-pandemic—report/

    “According to ABC News, concerns about what would become the COVID-19 pandemic were outlined in an intelligence report by the US military’s National Center for Medical Intelligence (NCMI), two unidentified officials familiar with the document recently revealed.

    The report was based on analyses of wire and computer intercepts and satellite images, ABC News reported, although additional details have not been revealed.

    “Analysts concluded it could be a cataclysmic event,” one of the sources told ABC News. The Defense Intelligence Agency, the Pentagon’s Joint Staff and the White House were then “briefed multiple times” on the danger.

    The sources also revealed that following the report, there were briefings through December “for policy-makers and decision-makers across the federal government as well as the National Security Council at the White House,” ABC reported.

    “The timeline of the intel side of this may be further back than we’re discussing,” the source explained. “But this was definitely being briefed beginning at the end of November as something the military needed to take a posture on.”

    According to former Deputy Assistant Defense Secretary Mick Mulroy, government leaders do not ignore reports released by the NCMI.

    “It would be a significant alarm that would have been set off by this. And it would have been something that would be followed up by literally every intelligence-collection agency,” Mulroy explained.

    “Medical intelligence takes into account all source information – imagery intelligence, human intelligence, signals intelligence. Then there’s analysis by people who know those specific areas. So for something like this to have come out, it has been reviewed by experts in the field. They’re taking together what those pieces of information mean and then looking at the potential for an international health crisis,” Mulroy added.”

    This means the usa had reliable intelligence that China was in the grip of a significant epidemic well before the Chinese knew this.

    “According to a report by the South China Morning Post, the first COVID-19 case can be traced back to November 17, according to Chinese government data obtained by the outlet. However, the full-fledged outbreak in Wuhan is believed to have started some time between December 12 and December 29.”

    Is u.s. intelligence that good that they can detect a disease epidemic in China at least a month before the Chinese became aware of this? Sounds to me mote likely u.s. intelligence was monitoring an operation being carried out against China by israeloamerican covert ops goons.

  20. bluedog says:
    @A123

    No! more voters will not switch to Trump they will do in droves what they did in 2016, they will simply look at the two candidates that the 1% put up and say no way I’ll stay home and so they will.!!!

  21. vot tak says:

    “The initial reaction in the US to the pandemic was to either dismiss this completely, or blame it on the Chinese. Another exceptionally dumb theory was that the virus only affected Asians. This one tanked pretty quickly. Other myths, and even outright lies, proved much more resilient, at least for a while.”

    Ignoring the aspie childishness of the use of the word “dumb” as a way to denigrate those saker disagrees with, that “dumb” theory was inspired by research showing Chinese, aged and males were more susceptible to this virus. I have seen plenty of evidence that age is a major factor. I’ve also seen reports mentioning the prevalence of males being victims. What I have not seen is anything about the ethnic make up of the victims. Absolutely none at all. So as far as I am concerned, till I do see some definitive evidence about the ethnic aspect of the victims, I remain neutral about whether this is a factor. When I write victims here, I mean those who get very sick or die from the disease, not all those who get a slight or mild case or exhibit no real symptoms at all and simply are carriers of the virus.

    BTW, one of the possible reasons for the u.s. regime (that trump critter) to play down the threat the virus epidemic was to the usa could be they believed it would only seriously affect a very small portion of the american population. Those who were aged, ethnic Chinese males. And they underestimated how deadly the virus could be to elderly males of all ethnic backgrounds. IE: the age affecting aspect of the virus was underestimated or perhaps became a more prevalent attack vector as the virus progressed and mutations set in.

  22. AaronInMVD says: • Website
    @a_german_

    Like every other empire, it passed the “too big to fail” point and has been declining ever since. The move from industry needing high headcounts to the “service economy” wank was especially destructive all around, but in the US it mixed with the US pretense to always being “First, best, etc” and…

    What selective pressure has the US had to identify competence in decades? The Cold War kinda seemed to keep the place from falling apart sooner, but the combination of the Soviet Union collapsing and the first Gulf Ware in 1991 lead to the “End of History” generation growing up on stories of how the world was pretty much settled now that the Soviets were done.

    The US just can’t do anything anymore without being incredibly clumsy.

  23. @Begemot

    Nice try dickhead, but I have probably 150 rolls of Charmin triple-ply out in my garage.

    • Replies: @animalogic
    , @yurivku
  24. the capitalist ideology of free markets, globalism, consumerism, extreme individualism and, above all, greed, is totally unable to cope with the crisis

    Oh yawn. Yet another dingus who thinks that ‘free market’ is an appropriate term for an economy where the government is 40% of the economy.

    Russia is no less ‘free market’ than the US –
     • US government spending is 41% of GDP and taxes are 26% of GDP;
     • RU government spending is 36% of GDP and taxes are 30% of GDP.

    The median Russian does not have the income to be able to afford consumerism, because Russian per capita income at PPP is less than half that of the US (and barely 1.5× China). US per capita income at PPP is only $63k, which is not enough for an individual to live on in a major US city.

    Russian income inequality is in the same ballpark as the US, so that’s not the explanation.

    Doing some ballpark comparisons, the median household in Russia has roughly the same purchasing power as the 16th percentile household in the US. 16th from the bottom, that is.

    In regions of the Russian income distribution where there is enough disposable income, they are every bit as globalist, individualist, consumerist and greedy as those with comparable purchasing power elsewhere in the world. For the moment, that’s basically the top decile in Russia.

    If access to consumer credit was as widely available across the Russian income distribution as it is in the West, their consumerism would get the same ‘goosing’ down to the top quartile – by comparison to the West, Russian consumer credit is tiny at all levels of income except the top decile, where it’s about the same as access to credit for Westerners with roughly the same purchasing power (i.e., Westerners near the median).

    Don’t take this as a snark against the Russian people: it’s not their fault that their economic system was raped as the Soviet Union dissolved. This has set them back 10 years compared to where they otherwise would have been; lack of access to Western technology in the 90s might add another 2-5 years on top of that.

    In 15 years, then, expect Russians to be just as materialist, consumerist, and prone to being amazed by shiny things, as the West.

  25. @Begemot

    When I used to see black & white photos of ‘bread queues’ that were the supposed ‘evidence’ for Soviet economic failure, it always struck me that you could have gotten exactly the same image from a soup kitchen in winter in any major US city.

    It’s absolutely clear that the USSR had significantly lower standards of living – that’s what tends to happen if you kill off ~30% of your adult males and start 1945 at a level of output per capita roughly equal to the 1850s in the US or England.

    That is what the USSR did in WWII, having already lost a bunch of the previous generation in the Civil War – which was a much more brutal demographic shock than the US Civil War.

    I’m no fan of socialism as a method of organising a society, but objectively the USSR did a pretty impressive job given where it started, and the twin disasters of the Civil War and WWII.

    By 1980 Soviet per capita income was on a par with UK per capita income (but still 25% lower than US).

    Importantly, in the mid-1980s a new generation of Soviet leadership watched the early results of post-Deng reforms in China, and understood that continuing to try to use Soviet methods was not the fastest way to raise living standards.

    The unfolding disaster in Afghanistan was, if anything, a blessing – it was initiated by Soviet hardliners, and the loss of prestige reflected badly on them. It helped that Brezhnev died in 1982. The disaster enabled reformers to take control of the Politburo – installing reformer Gorbachev just 3 years after Brezhnev’s death (after Andropov and Chernenko died in quick succession lol).

    The Brezhnev Doctrine was then comprehensively abandoned: by 1988 Gorbachev was permitting satellite states to depart (causing Gromyko to retire), and by 1992 the CCCP dissolved peacefully – which is fucking amazing when you think about it.

    Little was Gorby to know that in the aftermath, a bunch of grasping (((corrupt assholes))) would steal everything that wasn’t tied down – like they were re-enacting leaving Egypt at the end of (fictional) Exodus.

    • Agree: Pheasant
  26. @Seraphim

    Weirdly, I made reference to Panarin in a morning meeting in early 2000; I had formed the view that the US was destined to be 4 (or 5) different countries, with a timeline for the dissolution hitting critical mass more like 2025.

    Most of my team (6 guys, mostly 20-somethings) thought I was joking – they had adaptive-static expectations, which is not a good trait in an equities analyst.

    2025 is still the ‘best’ guess; the later it happens, the less bloodshed there will be – it will be a collapse of government, as opposed to an attempt by the citizenry to overthrow the government.

    FWIW: I see the sacking of Crozier as being a very very very bad move in the context of the relationship between the US political leadership and their Death Machine. Historically There have been military overthrows as a result of lower levels of public humiliation.

    Bad things tend to happen if the national Death Machine feels like its leadership “don’t get no respect“.

    • Agree: Patagonia Man
  27. RIP is right. But who replaces the US “leadership”? What with their crazy Knesset/Dual Prime Ministership NuttyYahoo-Gantz stuff along with complete lockdown Israel is supposedly in right now. are the Noahiders-Talmudic Jewry “enslavement” of gentiles actually in a position to take over? Because suddenly, it’s all about Bill Gates and his Tony & Deborah minions and hardly a word about Chabader Kushner. Or is Covid-19 just another distraction?

  28. WHAT says:
    @Kratoklastes

    How deliciously anglocentric, lol. His alcohol “reform” alone is reason enough to draw and quarter.

  29. @Wielgus

    Total bullshit.
    It was and is physically impossible to bring down those 3 building using airplanes. Therefore they had to have been planted with explosives.
    Therefore those that controlled access to the buildings among others are certainly guilty of this crime. I suggest we talk to Mr. Silverstein.

    • Replies: @Wielgus
  30. The Scalpel says: • Website
    @vot tak

    The virus seems to have a predilection for people whose government is a member of NATO.

  31. Wally says:
    @A123

    No doubt, Trump landslide 2020.

    Trump’s Approval Ratings Hit Highest Level Ever: https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2020/04/08/trumps-economic-approval-rating-hits-highest-level-ever/

    more on the CV-19 timeline:

    [MORE]

    Jan 14, WHO declared no evidence of human-to-human transmission of virus.
    – Jan 21, Dr. Fauci makes this statement about the Coronavirus: ““This is not a major threat to the people of the United States and this is not something that the citizens of the United States should be worried about right now,”
    – Jan 23, At an emergency committee convened by the World Health Organization, the WHO says that the Wuhan coronavirus does not yet constitute a public health emergency of international concern.
    – Jan 28, Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom in Beijing. At the meeting, Xi and the WHO agree to send a team of international experts, including US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention staff, to China to investigate the coronavirus outbreak.
    – Jan 29, The White House announces the formation of a new task force that will help monitor and contain the spread of the virus.
    – Jan 31, Trump bans travel from Wuhan, press cites “experts” claiming it is counterproductive.
    – Feb 1, Florence holds “Hug a Chinese Person Day”.
    – Feb 4, President Trump dedicates part of State of the Union Address to the Coronavirus issue. Nancy Pelosi tore up her copy of this address on national television.
    – Feb 9, NYC holds Chinatown parade with assurances of no danger from the mayor
    – Feb 23, 1st evidence of community transfer within U.S.
    – Feb 24, Pelosi says to shop more: “‘Come to Chinatown … come join us”
    – Feb 25, Mardi Gras was held with few people sounding warnings
    – Feb 26, Pence takes over task force, daily briefings begin.
    – March 1, just 42 confirmed cases in U.S.
    – March 3, NYC mayor encourages New Yorkers to go to the movies.
    – March 5, NYC mayor rides the subway to assure people it is safe to do so.
    – March 11, WHO acknowledged a pandemic scale virus on March 11

  32. @bluedog

    Stay home and not vote? Let’s hope so. I figure the lockdown nonsense ends in mid-May or June. Then after the (s)election they’ll pop another corona-gate scenario on us so they think they can finish the job…and is (s)election day “the fifth of November”? (and will those refusing to comply be wearing “V” masks?)

  33. Sean says:

    Putin is certainly sober. Johnson likes a drink, but being alive at 55 shows he is no Russian Boris. Russia is where men die from alcohol poisoning so young they never get cirrhosis (liver dysfunction is likely part of why Johnson was suceptable). With fewer lame ducks/ low hanging fruit for COVID-19, Russia may come out relatively well. The time honoured Russian strategy of scorched earth!

  34. @a_german_

    What’s wrong with America? you asked. Perhaps it can be explained in a few words:
    To start with; Arrogance, Greed, Euphoria and mismanagement of the post Soviets can account for some of the decline. To top all that is the fact that the top 1% is pushing their favorite subservients into the position of power in order to collect more wealth! So the system of governance has become a mafia like buddy- buddy system!

    • Replies: @SeekerofthePresence
  35. Wally says:
    @Getaclue

    and Saker laughably said:

    “and why countries which did generously help (Russia, China, Cuba) ”

    except:

    Britain joins growing chorus of countries furious with China’s faulty coronavirus equipment:
    https://www.foxnews.com/world/britain-furious-china-coronavirus-equipment

    Japanese VP: The WHO Should Be Renamed The “Chinese Health Organization”: https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/japanese-vp-who-should-be-renamed-chinese-health-organization

    • Troll: vot tak
    • Replies: @ploni almoni
    , @Curmudgeon
  36. When they talk about free markets they always, always, always mean captive markets, which, being their captives, they can freely pillage.

    The Iranian market is free, they want free trade, but because it is not a captive market the USA will not allow that.

  37. @vot tak

    Agree with your commentary overall.

    Some month or two back, when Wuhan was getting slammed, but nothing was happening in the USA, we at Unz were deliberating the possibility of the virus being a genotype-specific bioweapon, aka a race-specific bioweapon.

    I didn’t have any certitude then beyond the general plausibility of such (and Saker’s shrill denunciation of this conversation is, as you say, wildly out of character with his stated ethos) a scenario, however I took pains multiple times, as the virus spread to Iran and Italy, that we could very likely be seeing the deployment of multiple engineered strains; if the Wuhan variant was geno-specific then there would likely be a distinct geno-specific targeting for the Persians, etc.

    I also took pains to state in detail, that if the Chinese were attacked with a geno-specific weapon, and if they wished to respond symmetrically, then they would not bother accusing anyone of anything, they would simply release their own variants (which all superpowers are developing) into the USA and wherever else they might like to retaliate against. Therefore, what we could be seeing in NYC, is a Chinese retaliatory strike. A different weapon with very similar characteristics.

    Now, do I believe that above plausible scenario to be the actual one occurring? Not really, maybe 5% to 10%. I think it’s just as possible our own oligarchic overlords took the opportunity to cull their herds and went ahead with bio-agent dispersals here. They’re going orgasmic with the looting, the fear, and the suffering. They needed a reset button, we were expecting some sort of false flag attack, well, we got it.

    While we could very well be dealing right now with a Chinese retaliatory strike in the USA, I’ve come to more subscribe to the conjectures postulated by George Webb (see him on Youtube while his channel is up), that this whole thing came out of Ft Detrick via the Benassis, Sztrok, Sina Amari, etc. The insiders probably have the treatments and vaccines already distributed amongst themselves, and they don’t really worry about collateral damage amongst their sheeple.

    I’m less convinced these days by the racially-specific angle — still plausible, just haven’t seen much evidence for it recently, but I’m more convinced it was an engineered bioweapon, delivered in multple variants (including a non-lethal vaccine-like variant for friendlies). I’ve seen more discussion of the genetic sequencing, the 4 HIV inserts, the copy-paste from SARS etc. (See Cottrell’s interviews with Shaun Atwood on Youtube)

    There has been a tremendous crackdown on discussion of the 5G angle. London Real’s interview with David Icke banned from Youtube, Robert David Steele apparently shut down over it, John O’Loughlin getting a ban-warning over it … That’s a lot of smoke. People saying the 5G deployment is proceeding overtime.

    I’m interested to hear from the Russians on the 5G angle. Some of the assertions about its interactions with the virus seem farfetched to me, but one must confess ignorance before the billions if not trillions in black-weapons research and associated scientific breakthroughs not publically acknowledged. Not at all farfetched is the potential for 5G to be used as a weapon, both surveillance and physical attack.

    I don’t think 5G is necessary for economic development, in fact I think we could get a higher technological development even while scaling back the use of Wifi and 4G, going back to ethernet, and also just getting a little bit of digital detox going as a cultural value. We’ve overdone it, and the internet of things isn’t going to help us manufacture top-tier products, it’s just a bunch of glam-faced convenience product bullshit. Who needs a smart fucknig toaster? Bill Gates and no one else, and he just wants us to have it, surely he’ll be using a dumb one.

    • Replies: @Hans Vogel
  38. Miro23 says:

    Does it not strike you as very strange that a country like Russia, which clearly is faring much better than the US (even in per capita indicators) is preparing for the worst? What do the Russians know that the US leaders are not telling you?

    The Russian government doesn’t see ethnic Russians as “deplorables” and is clearly concerned about their health and wellbeing – birthrate etc. They’ve also built nuclear shelters for their main population centers and carry out regular nuclear drills.

    Where on the NWO priorities list are shelters for the US public?

    • Agree: bluedog
  39. There is no pandemic, period.

    Yes, I know one was declared by the WHO-boss, a scoundrel from Abyssinia who does the bidding for another scoundrel called Bill Gates.

    A responsible government would never, never subject the entire population to house arrest and “social distancing,” cripple the economy, destroy millions of small- and medium-sized businesses, break down social order, prohibit people from leading normal, healthy lives, take away their civil and human rights, all for the sake of some unhealthy, overweight senior citizens.

    The COVID-19 crisis is a cynical hoax, a coordinated attempt to destroy normal humanity by sowing discord, suspicion and fear on an unprecedented scale.

    I am afraid there may only be one answer: to depose all politicians, medical “experts” weighing in on the crisis to support the government’s police state policies, major bankers, and the entire WHO leadership.

    Now that would create space for a nice reset, don’t you think?

  40. The problem is not Capitalism, but capitalism (competition) that gives incentive to the participant to withdraw human or industrial capital from the system.

    Take means tested welfare – this is competitive, because you must prove yourself poorer than the next person to get a payout. It does not work on the principle of equality, but fairness. It is capitalistic. The individual is incentivized to withdraw their human capital from the system with a payout. (There is no such incentive wigh flat taxes and universal redistribution – less competition overall maybe, but no race to the bottom)

    Or take the dividend payment. Without it, shareholders (traders, not owners) only have one incentive – invest in companies you expect to do more business, so the underlying value of each share increases.. positive with respect to the company’s industrial and human capital. Add the dividend payment though, and traders (again, not even owners in the letter of the law, since in the waterfall of claims they come last) get an additional incentive to earn off dividend. But this incentive can be primary to the trader and negative to the company’s human and industrial capital, as vulture capitalism has shown again and again. Just this was enough to turn the business world towards kleptoparacitism.

    Competition must be acknowledged, and a socialism that tries to expunge it completely fails.

    But the AnZis have been in a race to the bottom – destroy infrastriucture to win. Stupid, and why China will win out if they just don’t do the same.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  41. Erebus says:
    @vot tak

    And just like that :-), a different game altogether may be afoot.
    If it wasn’t for the deep state’s War on Trump, I doubt this would’ve ever seen the light of day.

    This blows the discussions here at UNZ sky high.

    THANKS!!!

    • Thanks: vot tak
  42. @vot tak

    Another possibility should be considered:

    The pandemic exists only by proclamation and media repetition. The numbers of victims can be whatever those pushing the tale want them to be. Consider that the reactions by most governments are obviously geared toward some other result than stopping the spread of a virus.

    When a pandemic features such anomalies as empty hospitals, fewer than usual flu season deaths, an absence of large numbers of bodies, medical university classes and issuance of certification for recent graduates suspended, then what we’re seeing is a whole new type of pandemic.

    Maybe a wiser population might see this whole thing as a fraud.

  43. Smith says:

    I love Putin’s face.

    The man who has US as his enemy and China as his “friend”, and getting absolutely fucked by both.

    Now he will be asking how the hell did the chink flu arrive in Russia, and it’s a good question. With friends like China, who needs enemies?

    • Troll: bluedog
    • Replies: @Really No Shit
  44. The initial reaction in the US to the pandemic was to either dismiss this completely, or blame it on the Chinese.

    And what was Russia’s initial reaction? Other than closing the border to China (so who were they blaming by doing this even against PRC’s protests?), what did they do until very late in the day, and much later than most other countries? Whatever you’re outlining that they are doing now, they should have done much earlier, that is if what we’re told by the WHO and some of these government medical authorities is at all true. You’re criticising the US for not taking the issue seriously but until most recently neither did Russia.

  45. @Biff

    So true. Problem is that the ‘expert’ virologists dont understand viruses. How they are life and not life, not cells but DNA/RNA propagators. They are smarter than we will ever be. These particular nasties were probably gene edited, (plenty of evidence). One word to the morons that started this, DONT mess with the universe!

  46. @Buck Ransom

    Assuming that you dont have obligations to a large family, friends, whatever (ie would justify such an accumulation of TP), i wonder you would brag about being a gross hoarder ? “I guess its a case of i got mine — therefore the rest of you are “dickheads” “?

    • Replies: @Buck Ransom
  47. @Begemot

    Now, try to find toilet paper in America.

    We still can get copies of the New York Times, Washington Post and other newspapers, and they all now come in two-ply. So they will all be put to good use.

  48. @bluedog

    This is the time for a 3rd party, if now mostly to give the country the chance to say “F*** you!” loud and clear to the Democrats and the Republicans.

  49. “The US is now showing to the world that the so-called “US leadership” is nothing but a crude lie to conceal what I would describe as a the rule of one, single, narcissistic world hegemon who will screw over even its closest “allies” (really colonies) to get any advantage.”
    Objectively this is true. It’s been true for at least 20 years. The question whether people will actually become truly conscious of this depends on:
    “But irrespective of how this pandemic progresses, what will happen next is a huge economic crisis which will dwarf both the Great Depression, the crash after 9/11 and 2008”.
    Its not just a case of the US going into depression (& how it handles that massive downturn), but a case of the US depression relative to economic conditions in other countries. I have no doubt that the EU will be as bad if not worse than the US, The EU is a hopeless internal contradiction, seemingly completely ossified under the leadership of Germans who haven’t learned a monetary lesson since the 1920’s.
    The question is whether Russia & China get to use the US’s inevitable economic catastrophe to push ahead to the point where its obvious to all that the US has lost its leadership role. That will depend greatly on whether China has truly beaten the virus or not.

    • Agree: Ann Nonny Mouse
    • Replies: @GeeBee
  50. Anonymous[339] • Disclaimer says:
    @A123

    Right, see Gregory Copley, _Uncivilization_ for geopolitical analysis of cause and probable consequence.

  51. Anonymous[339] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ilya G Poimandres

    The individual is incentivized to withdraw their human capital from the system with a payout

    Strange thing, but that describes _every_ paying job I’ve ever had.

  52. Pheasant says:

    ‘Fifth there is the issue of poverty’

    Dude the virus has hit international travellers harder than anyone and its main vector in northern Italy were several ski resorts used by the well heeled middle class from almost all european countries.

    It has also hit the political class very hard with even Boris Johnson in icu.

  53. An operative word in describing the differences between countries in dealing successfully with the virus crisis is simply, “together”.  You either are…or you aren’t.  

  54. cranc says:

    Yet another article founded on the premise that the numbers are representative of the reality. I do not suspect for one second that The Saker is unaware of the issues with the mortality ratio- and therefore the alleged severity of the disease. I am only left with one conclusion, that he is dishonest to omit mention of it.

    If the putative “Illuminati world government” imagined by some really did trigger this pandemic, then it shot itself right in the foot and is now quickly bleeding out.

    ‘Illumiati’ aside, there has been a longstanding model of globalist power which has predicted a major re-alignment of financial empire away from the unipolar Anglo-American empire toward a more communistic Asiatic one. (The Belt and Road, the ‘clover leaf’ etc. etc. ). To understand the Covid events as an engineered hysteria fits perfectly with the idea of them as pretext and trigger to the end of the Dollar, the emergence of Chinese style global surveillance, a new monetary paradigm etc etc.
    Some of the people who focus on this model have suspected the Saker of being part of a Duginist smoke machine. If he can’t address the basic fundamental facts, I am starting to think they are right.
    https://swprs.org/a-swiss-doctor-on-covid-19/

    • Agree: Alfred
  55. It appears to me that this plandemic is a typical talmudic dialectic. Soros/Gates/Rothschild release multiple strains of the “virus” on different uncooperative targets, then they plant propaganda in all the “victim” countries in order to foment conflict and spark a war. They have been doing this for centuries now.

    The problem with their plan is that since these forces running the show are Jewish supremacist in origin, and since the scientists who set up the multiple war-gaming scenarios were all Jewish as well, the simulations were blind-sided by jewish greed, arrogance and hatred for goyim.

    Their simulations did not predict that stubborn and arrogant Jews would obey their Rabbi’s and insist on attending synogogue and other supremacist rallies. In short, the “virus” turned out to be smarter than all the brainiac jews in Mossad and 8201 combined.

    So the worst clusters in the US are centered around synogogues in New York, Florida, Hollywood and Seattle. From there the disease has spread to the goyim in the same way jewish usurers spread the black plague throughout mideaval Europe, but the Jews are now being crippled with the plandemic in the same ways they expected to cripple the goyim.

    This is why the ZOG-empire is on the verge of collapse.

    • Agree: Desert Fox
    • Replies: @Ship Track
  56. PeterMX says:

    I agree to a degree wth much of this article but in defense of President Trump, his “America First” slogan and policy advocating “not caring about anyone else” was to make the US more like it and all countries, including western countries, used to be like, “societies based on solidarity” and not “societies based on pure greed”. All of Europe and all western countries used to be based on solidarity, a sense of patriotism thru WW II and into the 1960s or 70’s. It wasn’t only collectivist (socialist) countres in Europe during WW II that sacrificed so much for ther country. No matter what form of government they had (socialist, communnist, fascist, national sociaist, capitalist or led by a king or queen), Europeans strongest feelings were for their country. That is a basic requiremment and the definition of what a country is, with the only stronger connection being to y9ur own family. When there are too many people that don’t feel solidarity with their people or country, then you end up with the garbage and phonies the wesetern countries have become. I agree with The Saker on that. I also don’t think that to put your own country first means y9u are against, dislike or oppose other countries. That is not so. If you care about the whole world (globalism) and oppose the idea of caring about your own country, everything deteriorates and a country’s standard of living falls.

    I also agree that the US has slipped in power economically and in other ways. What The Saker does not say is what some others (including Peter Schiff) say that I think is a real possibility, that the cotonavirus only pricked the bubble the debt laden US economy is based upon, it only accelerated what was inevitable and furthermore that the dollar will fall and cease to be the “reserve” currency. If this happens, and some serious people think it could, the US wlll take a hard fall. The next 12 months will say a lot. The US Fed is creating unheard of amounts of money every month now to prevent the stock and bond markets from collapsing and some say a collapse is approaching because of this.

    Also, if you recall Trump’s campaign speeches before he was elected, he was the only candidate so openly advocating good relations with Russia and other countries and even distanced himself from Israel and its megadonors. As the man that brought back the slogan “America First”, the slogan of American advocates for peace (what Jews call isolationists) before WW II was not courting the Jewish vote. That all changed gradually after he was elected and he now acts like a full blooded Jew, even if the blood running in his veins is 50% British and 50% German, which means nothing to him, as with most people.

    But, even if the US falls, Zionists and Jewish power will be little affected by this. They have exteneded their power well beyond the US and western Europe since 1990. Jews lead and dominate the Ukraine and institute policies for their own interests first and all of eastern Europe has been indoctriated with “Holocaustanity” which is spread thru all the media and education, by order of Jewish power, but I believe there are significant numbers of people that are aware and oppose this. Jewish organizations and power want to make eastern Europe into the self hating globalists that western Europe became and have achieved their goal of ending many, many centuries of European world leadership wth Europe now not just trailing the USA, but China and Asia too. Only if a sense of nationhood returns to the Euroean countries can they possibly turn things around and become competitive again. The stated goal of 20 to 25 years ago of making the EURO a hard currency like the Deutschmark and making it the most powerful currency in the world and leading an economic resurgence of Europe seems laughable now. But if you look at the policies the do gooding European globalists introduced, Europe’s failure is no surprise. Caring for the whole world, including places like far off Africa and Israel so much means Germany and France turned their backs on their European neighbors, Spain and Italy, when they really needed help. Europe and globalism is a complete failure which cliams to care about the whole world but cares about no one. In Germany many don’t only hate their own country, they hate their own grandparents.

    Dr. Kevin MacDonald, Dr. E Michael Jones, Paul Fromm and others explain how multiculturalism and by extension globalism and breaking down the sense of nationhood occurred. It was deliberate and did not occur on its own.

    Goy Guide to World History (4 Frankfurt School)

    • Replies: @Alfred
  57. @a_german_

    As a U.S. expat in your country, I’ve asked myself the same question. Maybe the crucial difference between the two countries is that in Germany “das Volk folgt.” Even Lennin sarcastically remarked: Wollen die Deutschen einen Bahnhof stürmen, erst lösen sie Bahnsteigkarten ein.” Indeed, the docile German client state has been content to do without any serious opposition party since 2005 when the two shrinking “democratic” Volkspartien SPD and CDU merged. The German mentality is closer to China’s than to that of the United States. The mere fact that you read Unz Review demonstrates what you already know about the pathetic German press and state broadcasting — identical pabulum, all discordant information verboten, gleichgeschaltet as documented by Udo Ulfkotte, ex-FAZ bonze.

    Naturally, that doesn’t let the failing U.S. oligarchy off the hook. Unlike Germany, it has had much bigger fish to fry. The Un-united States has been in systemic free fall for at least three decades, as the election of Trump finally underscored. The “deplorable” citizenry knows it has next to no voice in government, where big money rules and the kept legacy media relentlessly spins the elite’s fake narrative. The country is hopelessly divided, thanks partly to 24/7 media incitement. Weary of his untenable foreign empire, Uncle Sam is like a punch-drunk pug fighter taking an awful beating who is looking around for a soft place in the ring to lie down. We are watching the end of the misnamed Pax America. And as far as the neglected middle class is concerned, good riddance.

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
  58. yurivku says:
    @Begemot

    Now, try to find toilet paper in America.

    Well, I always knew that americans are assholes. But for the God sake, what for that much of toilet paper they need?
    Did they all got a diarea?

  59. yurivku says:
    @Buck Ransom

    but I have probably 150 rolls of Charmin triple-ply out in my garage.

    Congratulations! You are an asshole of 80th level.

    • Replies: @Buck Ransom
  60. Wielgus says:
    @2stateshmustate

    How many tests have you run using fully-loaded and fuelled-up airliners flying into skyscrapers? I haven’t either, but I suspect such an occurrence would weaken structural integrity just a tad.

  61. @anon8383892

    There has been a tremendous crackdown on discussion of the 5G angle. London Real’s interview with David Icke banned from Youtube, Robert David Steele apparently shut down over it, John O’Loughlin getting a ban-warning over it … That’s a lot of smoke. People saying the 5G deployment is proceeding overtime.

    That’s your answer right there. The censorship of 5G criticism is proof that there is something very, very wrong with 5G. I recommend Dana Ashlie on YT, or Brighteon.

  62. Cleburne says:

    Hey Mr Saker. Thanks for your fearless and truthy indictments of the Eternal Anglo, now devising his foul plots in the USA. Hope all is safe and comfy for you and yours in Florida. Your writings always entertain.

  63. onebornfree says: • Website

    And there it is :”The truth is that most of the entire planet already realized that this is a huge crisis and that countries like Russia or China responded almost infinitely better than the US. ”

    And there it is, again: “and that is now quite obvious, it is becoming clear that the capitalist ideology of free markets, globalism, consumerism, extreme individualism and, above all, greed, is totally unable to cope with the crisis.”

    Tell you what, Mister Sucker, piss of to China, or Russia, or N. Korea and write your commie crap for your [literally] captive audience of slave-morons there, who, just like yourself, know nothing about capitalism, free markets, individual freedom, “extreme individualism”, and phuck knows what else.

    You are just [yet]another hopelessly brainwashed, Unz know-nothing, pontificating , pseudo-intellectual windbag/useful idiot, forever preaching the collectivist holy mantra of “mo’ gubmint!, mo’gubmint! mo’ gubmint!

    So please, do this “extreme individual” a favor, piss off to China [or wherever] along with the vast masses of other useful idiots, where you can all rot in your commie -hell “utopia”, while “extreme individuals” can get on with the task of living their lives unencumbered by the likes of brainwashed fools such as yourself forever promoting an idiotic, anti-human, criminal ideology [collectivism].

    Trumps [idiotic]socialism is bad enough, but he pales in comparison to the likes of you.

    “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

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

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

    “Taking the State wherever found, striking into its history at any point, one sees no way to differentiate the activities of its founders, administrators and beneficiaries from those of a professional-criminal class.”      Albert J. Nock

    No regards, onebornfree

    • Disagree: Ann Nonny Mouse
  64. Zionist rats are having a blast, although the evidence of their end is before their eyes.
    Why the American people do not elect a Lakota to the White House, he could teach the American people respect, peace, health, and love for their neighbor.

    • Agree: Desert Fox
  65. At least in Italy questions began arising why the US, NATO or the EU did absolutely *nothing* to help them when they were in such direneed of help,

    Not true at time of publication.

  66. Mr Saker:what country in the world is lucky and blessed to have you living in it?
    Let me deduce :china,cuba,russia?

    • Replies: @tomo
  67. There was not a huge crisis , the mainstream media of almost every country created ,by “fear porn” ,a crisis where none existed . It appears that the mainstream media in the US ,Europe and the rest of the World is owned and controlled by the same entities , for example :Wall Street , Central Commercial banks , the CIA , The FED, the CFR and 8-12 (trillionaire?)families. How else could you create such fear in so many countries ? The elites know that their citizens, in fear of their lives ,will agree to anything . So we can look forward to more surveillance , more looting of State treasuries, less freedom of speech,travel and assembly, mandatory COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, medical passports , more taxation, more bailouts of banks , more bail-ins, a cashless society and a one World government.
    “Henry Kissinger and Bill Gates call for MASS VACCINATIONS & GLOBAL GOVERNANCE” YouTube
    Spiro Skouras , Activistpost.com

  68. tomo says:

    The funny thing is (and it took me about a decade of living there and cutting through all the mania (caricature of happiness) and virtue signalling, acting and pretending….to figure this out…) -this dictionary definition of individualism does not at all apply to Americans.
    If anything they are the opposite – a bunch of fearful, dependent, disorganized, weak, enslaved, passive, lost sheeple.
    That is actually their biggest problem – and that’s why they have been so exploited by their MORDOR government.
    It’s an Orwellian trick their media uses to brainwash them and to keep them passive: “you are SO free and brave ” – of course you don’t have to worry about anyone actually enslaving you…sheep

    Reminds me of that saying: All cons work by praising the conned.
    In reality they are the most exploited and abused sheeple on the planet and they have no freedom whatsoever.
    And they are the biggest cowards too, turned against everyone including their ‘best’ friends.

    in·di·vid·u·al·ism
    noun
    1.
    the habit or principle of being independent and self-reliant.
    “a culture that celebrates individualism and wealth”
    Similar:
    independence self-direction self-reliance freethinking free thought originality unconventionality
    eccentricity libertarianism
    2.
    a social theory favoring freedom of action for individuals over collective or state control.
    “encouragement has been given to individualism, free enterprise, and the pursuit of profit”

  69. GeeBee says:
    @animalogic

    ‘Germans who haven’t learned a monetary lesson since the 1920’s.’

    I see. And the economic miracle of 1933 – 1939, achieved by sending the parasitic money-power packing somehow doesn’t count? Halmjar Schacht and Gustav Feder had extremely radical and successful monetary and fiscal policies. But of course, we’re not supposed to talk about their system, precisely because it was such an existentila threat to the ‘Financial International’ that they had to create the climate of opinion enabling them to go in and carry out the greatest and most criminal ‘regime change’ operation of all time.

    • Replies: @animalogic
  70. The coronavirus scam has destroyed the last bits of freedom that we had left in the ZUS and is ushering in a full blow communist/zionist/bolshevik regime in America as a result of one of the greatest psyops ever pulled off on the people of America!

    • Agree: tomo
  71. One plain message from history is that all empires collapse. Power makes them unviable; power makes unreformable.
    https://www.ghostsofhistory.wordpress.com/

  72. MarcD says:

    don’t forget Bolivia

  73. @Smith

    That’s exactly right “Smith” … with friends like the dirty, filthy, stinky yellow rats, who needs enemies. Indeed!

  74. Moi says:
    @bored muslim

    From Sura Imran (cited by Saker):

    45. The Angels said, “O Mary, God gives you good news of a Word from Him. His name is the Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, well-esteemed in this world and the next, and one of the nearest.

    46. He will speak to the people from the crib, and in adulthood, and will be one of the righteous.”

    47. She said, “My Lord, how can I have a child, when no man has touched me?” He said, “It will be so. God creates whatever He wills. To have anything done, He only says to it, ‘Be,’ and it

  75. Avery says:

    It’s really bizarre that TheSaker opens his article with a quotation from the Quran.
    I guess he can’t help himself: his extreme fondness for Islam is no secret.
    But what does Islam or Quran have to do with the subject at hand?

    • Replies: @anonymous
    , @Cyrano
    , @bluedog
  76. Anonymous[137] • Disclaimer says:
    @Seraphim

    The passage refers to the pharisees plotting against Jesus not christians or “Jews” as jews did not exist until after the death of Jesus

    • Replies: @Mefobills
  77. psudonym says:
    @a_german_

    I’ll take the bait dangled out there by the arrogant/ignorant German. America is multi-ethnic empire led by a foreign (((traitor elite))) who hate the founding population. That explains everything. Same thing happened to Russia in the Bolsheveik days. Same thing has taken control in Europe and especially Germany. Your leaders are importing a more pliable replacement population from the south, just like here.

    • Agree: FLgeezer
  78. @GeeBee

    You are completely correct. I should have put in that caveat.
    Its a fault, but i often exclude the “12” years as an anomoly, from the course of German history.

  79. Skeptikal says:
    @Anon

    Cherchez le Gates.

    Somehow his influence needs to be eliminated.
    Maybe the covid-19 will take care of him.
    It is to be prayed.

  80. tomo says:
    @Rafael Martorell

    the further you move from the Anglozionist zombihood/passivity – the happier you will be.
    At least I am
    I spent about 14 years in the US – I hope to never go back.

  81. Skeptikal says:
    @Seraphim

    There is absolutely no contradiction there.
    Islam is one of the principal religions of Russia.
    The Saker has run a number of pieces about Islam at his blog, and also about other religions.

    • Replies: @Seraphim
  82. ulithi says:
    @a_german_

    “What is wrong with your country”? It’s a matter of scale. We are a continent and you a collection of statelets, a wholly owned subsidiary really, the size of NY,PA, and NJ.

    • Replies: @Biff
  83. @a_german_

    What is wrong with your country?

    Israel, since you ask.

  84. Skeptikal says:
    @vot tak

    It is also quite possible that people like Trump and those around do not grasp how poor the general health profile of Americans, also young Americans, is, and the significance of this point in terms of comorbidity.

    Obesity, diabetes II, hypertension, heart disease, auto-immune diseases, etc. etc. all are preexisting conditions that invite the virus to take another whack at the person’s life.

    It is also possible that this is why cause-of-death statistics are being intentionally muddied, so that underlying cause of death is sidelined and Corona is blamed for everything.

    Normally the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services has very clear Instructions for completion of the cause-of-death section of the death certificate, or Blue Form.
    See here:
    https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/dvs/blue_form.pdf

    Meticulously completing this form—by the attending doctor, not by a doctor who has never even seen the patient—would go far toward differentiating between “died WITH corona” and “died FROM corona.” But it seems that the health PTB do not want this differentiation to be made.

    A new directive is for doctors—and not necessarily the attending physician—to err on the side of listing CV as the cause of death.
    https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvss/coronavirus/Alert-2-New-ICD-code-introduced-for-COVID-19-deaths.pdf

    https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvss/vsrg/vsrg03-508.pdf

  85. @animalogic

    That is a choice morsel of virtue-signaling, Animal, but I bet a clever fellow like you had enough foresight about his personal hygiene to get stocked up before Coronapocalypse.

    • Replies: @animalogic
  86. Anonymous[798] • Disclaimer says:
    @vot tak

    I call complete 100% bullshit on the ABC article.

    Here’s why:

    The report was based on analyses of wire and computer intercepts and satellite images, ABC News reported, although additional details have not been revealed.

    US intelligence officials were reportedly raising alarms about a virus spreading through the Chinese city of Wuhan back in November 2019, referring to it as an “out-of-control disease” that “would pose a serious threat to US forces in Asia.”

    Satellite images? What, from the air or form space, gives away the existence of a pandemic when a city is not under lockdown, and everybody is going about their daily lives?

    Did the satellites see mass graves? There were no reports of such in Wuhan, even from the ordinary residents who lived there who left before the quarantine.

    Did our air and space assets see the cremation urns? Would these be piled out in the open, outside of hospitals, crematoria and funeral homes, for aircraft and satellites to see? No. Even IF we believe that, the urns would be indoors, in the associated buildings.

    The explanation is much simpler. The Chinese themselves knew, via talking among themselves, that people were coming down with weird symptoms starting in November of last year.

    People were getting sick, but ALL were recovering and no one was dying (first COVID-19 death was later). It was a matter of American personnel in Wuhan having conversations with regular Chinese to know a disease was going around.

    Here’s where things get REALLY suspect.

    We know that the United States had inordinate interest in what was happening in Wuhan. I can believe the part about internet taps and hacking. Hospitals in China, being civilian facilities, don’t have especially tight online security, nor even on-site security. That’s like a city hospital in Denver, Colorado getting paranoid about Chinese espionage personnel.

    But why would the U.S. be so focused on the (at that point) non-lethal “flu”?

    If U.S. intelligence intercepted say, CAT scans of patients’ lungs, transmitted within the Chinese medical system, how could the NCMI even know what it was looking at, to know it was a potential pandemic virus, when it had never been seen before, any where in the world?

    Flu is a common disease, even unknown ones do not elicit concern, initially.. And yet, the United States considered this big enough to “pose a serious threat to US forces in Asia” (to quote the official statements)?

    In fact, if American medical professionals, who weren’t part of the Deep State, were to have seen the CAT scans in Wuhan, they would have noted the extreme similarity with the cases of VAPING DISEASE VICTIMS in the U.S.

    Why would the U.S. intelligence establishment be concerned that a “Vaping Pandemic” (that’s NOT REMOTELY even a thing) would spread throughout military forces in Asia?

    And if so, why would the United States hold several, on-going TOP SECRET meetings to discuss these findings? Were they trying to hide basic human-gathered intelligence, or routine hacking of Chinese hospital databases, all of which the world already knows takes place?

    That makes no sense at all.

    Unless, of course, they knew from the very start exactly what signs to look for, exactly what they were looking at (COVID-19), and wanted to discuss how their handiwork was progressing.

    The ABC story is a classic cover story, same as the Fort Detrick one – just more obfuscation, more laying of smokescreens.

    The intention is the same as well. An attempt to give an explanation for the top secret briefings given within the government, that would satiate the masses, and keep us from asking the hard questions.

    • Replies: @d dan
  87. Agent76 says:

    Apr 5, 2020 Thousands of doctors agree hydroxychloroquine is best treatment for coronavirus patients

    A new poll found thousands of doctors around the world have agreed that hydroxychloroquine is the best treatment for the coronavirus.

    Apr 6, 2020 Red Alert: COVID LOCKDOWN – Operation Chariot — Brendi Wells

    The pandemic is being used for fascist government actions around the world as Bill Gates calls for “digital immunity proof” for those who want to travel.

    Apr 5, 2020 Webster Walmart limiting number of customers allowed inside during COVID-19 pandemic

  88. @Wielgus

    So would a flying saucer attack. But why use flying saucers if thermite does the job?

  89. kemerd says:

    I used to consider the readership of Unz an interesting lot: a lot of clearly racist nutjobs along with a lot of outcasts who provides some real insights in some aspects.

    Now, I realize that the common denominator of all is being suspicious of everything they see, with a good reason, of course. But, I also recognized that many of them actually do not exercise rational thinking or reason themselves but they are only reactionary, not even simple induction is nowhere to be seen on so many comments.

    I have already been irritated by people who always binds everything bad to the same Jewish overlords but this corona virus denial-ism, looking conspiracies behind it without any coherent motive, or possible end-game with a plausible strategy etc. while displays of crying nurses and overwhelmed hospitals are there to see in every corner of the world, etc.

    I will quit reading comments altogether until at least the corona days over for my sanity.

    • Replies: @Hacienda
    , @ValMonde
    , @bluedog
    , @jkb
  90. @Ship Track

    More evidence that this Hebrew virus was tuned for and released on the most hated tribes of goyim with the purpose of fomenting world conflict and war:

    Most New York Coronavirus Cases Came From Europe, Genomes Show

    “New research indicates that the coronavirus began to circulate in the New York area by mid-February, weeks before the first confirmed case, and that travelers brought in the virus mainly from Europe, not Asia.

    “The majority is clearly European,” said Harm van Bakel, a geneticist at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, who co-wrote a study awaiting peer review.

    A separate team at N.Y.U. Grossman School of Medicine came to strikingly similar conclusions, despite studying a different group of cases. Both teams analyzed genomes from coronaviruses taken from New Yorkers starting in mid-March.”

    Aside from the added mortality of releasing different strains of hebrew “viruses” tuned for each tribe of goyim, the Zionists have also cleary used these multiple releases and strains to get the goyim tribes to mistrust each other, possibly even to the extent that they create embargoes and trade wars among themselves (yid revenge for BDS). We will see whether a genocidal war between Christians is a result of this Tikkun Olam virus.

  91. @Wally

    Wally says: “Britain joins growing chorus of countries furious with China’s faulty coronavirus equipment.”
    So Wally finally admits that he knew there really were six million holocaust victims all along.

    • Replies: @Wally
  92. i love saker.

    but i don’t have to agree with him on this one.

    this should never have been labeled a “pandemic”.

    right now, the “official” death toll from covid equals a bad flu season in the u.s.

    added to that, all deaths of patients that have contracted covid are called covid deaths. many of those are “confirmed” covid cases based purely on symptoms, not blood test.

    in sweden, where they haven’t freaked the f out about this, they have death designations…..

    died from covid, and died with covid.

    right now, in the u.s., the seasonal death rate for the flu has magically gone way down according to the cdc even though in january it was predicted that it would be a very bad year.

    more and more evidence exists out there that this has been blown out of proportion.

    as the weeks roll on, we will see a bunch of back slapping for the response by “officials” but that will then be followed by angry, out of work, broke humans who can see the forest through the trees.

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  93. @St-Germain

    I think both you and @a_german_ fail to recognize that Germany has an occupation government. In 1956, the German Constitutional Court ruled that as it was the military, not the government that surrendered, the Old Reich – the Wiemar Republic – still existed. The laws put in place by both branches of Judea, communism and finance capitalism control German education and what the German public is permitted to know and say.
    In short, Germany is the host for parasitic Israel, and like all successful parasites, Israel is intent on keeping its host(s) alive for as long as possible.

  94. Wally says:
    @vot tak

    said:
    “one of the possible reasons for the u.s. regime (that trump critter) to play down the threat the virus epidemic was to the usa could be they believed it would only seriously affect a very small portion of the american population”

    – Laughable TDS, uninformed, but typical leftist projection.

    – It’s revealing that you ignore the fact that it was: your Communist China, your TDS media, your Communist W.H.O, your Comrade Cuomo, Bolshevik DeBlasio, the entire neo-Marxist ‘Democratic’ party who were the ones that “played down” and lied about CV-19.

    Once again, Trump was right and the media were wrong: https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/once_again_trump_was_right_and_the_media_were_wrong.html
    Dear Democrats Who Blame Trump: You sang a different song a month ago: https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/03/dear_democrats_who_blame_trump_you_sang_a_different_song_a_month_ago.html
    Cuomo critics highlight years of taxpayer waste, amid deepening coronavirus crisis in New York: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cuomo-critics-highlight-years-of-taxpayer-waste-and-mismanagement-deepening-the-coronavirus-crisis

    • Troll: vot tak, L.K
  95. @Hans Vogel

    “all for the sake of some unhealthy, overweight senior citizens. ”

    I don’t think that the lunatics who have pushed this hoax have any regard at all for any citizens, let alone old people who routinely die during the flu season. Saying that all of this is for the sake of old people is disingenuous at best.

    It’s for the benefit of morally retarded control freaks who want to enslave humanity Other than that, I’m on the same page you’re on regarding the coronahoax.

  96. Anonymous[320] • Disclaimer says:
    @a_german_

    Guy from Germany,

    Why haven’t you strung up merkel for flooding your country with saracen savages?

    _a_American

    • Replies: @Ship Track
  97. Mefobills says:
    @Anonymous

    Pharisees are today’s Jews. The Verbal tradition of Pharisees became written down into Talmud after 73AD. Jewish antecedents are the verbal tradition which is Cabala. Pharisee/Cabalist/Zohar are all part of the same thought construct.

  98. Hacienda says:
    @kemerd

    I will quit reading comments altogether until at least the corona days over for my sanity.

    Why? I’m locked in with no place to go. Fortunately, I make money by royalties, sell things online, and am a pretty to very good investor.

    But unz.com still has some of the most gut-wrenching speculative content on the net. Stuff that people would never dare say face to face, but believe in their heart of hearts. It’s a fine way to spend time during 100 year pandemic.

  99. @Wielgus

    The architect who designed the WTC towers stated that the buildings were designed to withstand being struck by a Boeing 707, which was roughly the same size as what hit the towers. Other crashes into buildings have happened, including this one:
    https://electronicintifada.net/content/1992-el-al-bijlmer-crash-cover-chemical-inferno/5250

    The plane was larger and the building was not designed to withstand airplane crashes, yet it didn’t collapse.

    • Agree: dogbumbreath
    • Replies: @NPleeze
  100. Alfred says:
    @PeterMX

    In your comment you make much of the US dollar allegedly failing – despite it hitting new highs regularly.

    A bit later, you explain why the Euro is also failing.

    Martin Armstrong has a good idea about the flow of money and he says that the Europeans are moving their money to the USA – as happened before WW1 and WW2. That explains the rise in the US dollar. Obviously, wealthy Europeans have little choice – they don’t want to move their money to China, Japan, Australia, Canada and the 3rd world. He also points out that the quantity theory of money is total rubbish.

    The Future & the Destruction of Capital Formation

    • Replies: @PeterMX
  101. @Anonymous

    @_a_American

    There is no such thing as an American. Even the “Amerindians” were invaders who killed of the original little people, who were white skinned dwarves. Likely they were the descendants of gnomes and leprichauns who had been chased out of Europe. Robert Sepehr has a new and interesting video about them:

    My point is really that the American “melting pot” has already melted away any tribal roots. America is just one giant cesspool of racial down breeding. Except of course for the ritual goyim blood sacrificing yids…

  102. Mefobills says:
    @Wielgus

    An airplane is an aluminum tube. It is like throwing a straw at a Wall. Any engineer can calculate the energy impact of said plane and also fuel energy. Fuel is calculated at blue flame temps since combustion at atmospheric rate. This means temps are lower than required to melt steel.

    Then you have to calculate energy required to turn concrete to dust. I challenge you to pound some concrete with a sledge hammer for awhile and see if you can turn it into powder. Then you have to explain how the dust blew skyward as in an explosion.

    There is more like chaos theory preventing symmetrical results. Most damming and for the non engineers of the world is to explain building 7 which was not hit by an airplane.

    There are conspiracies in this world. There is a Cabal that operates secretly and is more brazen today than in past times.

    • Agree: dogbumbreath
  103. NPleeze says:

    One of Saker’s better articles of late, many good points.

    Barring a miracle of some kind, the death-toll in the third world slums will be absolutely horrendous.

    That’s far from a given. In third world slums, life expectancy is lower precisely because the weak are eliminated early already, be it malaria, TB, starvation, etc. There are far fewer people alive with diabetes or high blood pressure because they still kill people in normal times, and there are very few people in their 80s and 90s.

    Thus I predict these areas will actually have far lower mortality rates than the “Western” countries have.

    the Russian special medical teams of the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protection Troops of the Russian Armed Forces are now on full alert

    Just like the Chinese, the Russians probably suspect SARS-CoV-2 was released – accidentally or deliberately (note that even in the deliberate case, it does not mean top US officials were involved – could be a rogue employee or ((foreign agent))) – from Fort Detrick. I’ve covered the evidence of that elsewhere and could make it a separate post if anyone is interested.

    If the putative “Illuminati world government” imagined by some really did trigger this pandemic, then it shot itself right in the foot and is now quickly bleeding out. The US is now showing to the world that the so-called “US leadership” is nothing but a crude lie

    Actually that is illogical. The whole concept behind the One World Government is that at some point, the US would hand the reigns to this government, or this government would simply take the reigns. As far as I know, no person subscribing to the One World Government theory believes that the US government would take on that role. If anything, they have all predicted that a planned failure of the US would lead to this One World Government – hence, the US’ utter failure to deal with SARS-CoV-2 capably seems fully consistent with those theories.

    we also witness the raw nastiness of the imperial propaganda machine in articles about how “Russia sent useless gear to Italy”, that “Chinese equipment did not work”

    It seems you are not aware of this gem for the ages: “Locals in Wuhan, where the Chinese coronavirus pandemic originated, have heard screams coming from funeral home furnaces, and some treated in hospitals say they saw workers put living coronavirus patients in body bags, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported on Monday. … [T]o make room for new patients in Wuhan’s overcrowded hospitals, medical staff chose older patients less likely to survive the infection and shipped them to incinerators while they were still alive and conscious.” This coming from the official US propaganda organ, Radio Free Asia, though their report is not as definitive as the ZioNazi “alt media” portrays it. No word if the crispy critters are then sold in the Wuhan fish market as Soylent Green.

  104. Saker is utterly disconnected from reality. Him saying that Trump is disconnected is truly hilarious.

    This is but one example:

    which is utter nonsense, the Chinese have been very open, as have the Russians: the truth is that in the early phases of a pandemic it is impossible to get real numbers, that can only be done much later

    Neither have been open about the number of cases. Xi’s regime is killing people for committing truth about the epidemic because the truth is being treated as a state secret. The indication is that the number of deaths in the Wuhan region is at least 40,000.

    Saker needs to get off the drugs and breathe deeply of reality. His hero, Putin, and his regime are falling apart, and Putin expends the strength of his country acting like Hitler and piddling in his “near abroad” instead of seeing to the business a man in his position should be paying attention to.

    • Replies: @NPleeze
    , @bluedog
  105. Alfred says:
    @Wielgus

    Constructing elaborate theories about 9/11 strikes me as mainly an attempt to avoid facing up to the USA being blindsided by some Arab religious enthusiasts who took flying lessons

    Any civil or structural engineer can tell you that things don’t just fly up and sideways in an office fire. That is contrary to the Laws of Motion of Isaac Newton. The explosive energy has to come from somewhere.

    FYI, the heat signature of the WTC site over the following weeks proves that at least two nuclear weapons were used. Conveniently a large deposit of gold disappeared. Also, all the documents required for multiple important court cases were destroyed.

    In the case of the Pentagon, the missile was targeted at the area used by the auditors who were investigating the disappearance of 2.3 trillions of dollars. The day before 9/11 Rumsfeld mentioned it on TV.

    I think the CIA’s control of Germany’s media has done a good job on you.

    Viel spaß

  106. padre says:
    @Getaclue

    Well, does it prove it?

  107. @Wally

    Wally,
    I am acquainted with people who work/have worked in a Level 4 Lab, at both the scientific and technical level. When studying viruses they look for mutation “history”, and also try to determine where and how the viruses can go. “Faulty Equipment” is irrelevant, for the most part, unless it leads to false conclusions about mutations.
    Sometimes their discoveries lead to patents like this:
    https://patents.google.com/patent/US7220852B1/en
    or this:
    https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/patent/US2006257852

    Covid 19 has also been called SARS 2. Interestingly, the now dead Frank Plummer was not convinced SARS was caused by Coronavirus. Co-incidence?
    https://www.the-scientist.com/news-analysis/cause-of-sars-disputed-51794

    It should be noted that Italian doctors were reporting a strange new pneumonia before Wuhan. https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-03-23/Italian-expert-talks-about-strange-pneumonia-cases-in-November-P68sAd0p6o/index.html

    Is the Chinese government lying? Of course, just as every other government is lying. The US has been lying about vaping causing Covid 19 symptoms.
    https://www.globalresearch.ca/covid-19-further-evidence-virus-originated-us/5706078

    There is a massive cover-up going on, and it is highly unlikely we will ever know the truth.

  108. NPleeze says:
    @Curmudgeon

    There was also the B-25 that crashed into the Empire State Building – which is exactly the reason that the WTC towers were built to withstand airplane impacts.

    As we all know, the Empire State Building did not collapse, at freefall speeds, into its own footprint.

    However, it is worth pointing out, the 777 (247-299 tons) has over twice the maximum take-off weight of the 707 (112-120 tons). Fuel capacity is similar: the 777 up to 45,000 gallons and the 707 up to 24,000 gallons. The 707 was about 150 feel long, the 777 about 242 feet. If you keep ticking off the numbers, the 777 is about twice the size/weight/capacity of the 707.

    Not saying that would make a difference (the 707 would still have broken the outer walls, and would still have brought fuel into the towers, and we know the vast majority of the 777 fuel actually was immediately flushed out of the towers and burst into a huge fireball), but facts are facts.

    • Agree: Curmudgeon
  109. @yurivku

    But then, as Winston Churchill is famously celebrated for saying, “My good fellow, if you are going to be such an unmitigated asshole, you could at least strive to maintain a tidy sphincter!”

    Such wise words for us all to remember in these dark days of the Plannedemic.

    • Replies: @yurivku
  110. Alfred says:
    @Wielgus

    When we studied civil engineering, we were taught that when a fly lands on the biggest structure in the world, this gigantic structure has to exert an equal and opposite force on the fly or the fly would fall through it.

    This incredibly tiny force on that huge structure will result in the structure yielding an infinitesimally small amount. It will actually move down under the weight of fly.

    Once you fully comprehend above, how do you explain gigantic chunks of building flying straight up or sideways?

    Please don’t tell us that it was the fuel of the plane or whatever. Contrary to what the movies show, airplane fuel does not blow up. Anyway, the fuel had largely burnt off by the time the towers blew up. The smoke was black which means that it had insufficient oxygen to burn properly.

    • Replies: @Desert Fox
  111. NPleeze says:
    @Quartermaster

    The indication is that the number of deaths in the Wuhan region is at least 40,000.

    There is no indication of that at all. It is simply blatant (and quite idiotic) propaganda being propagated by the US government (e.g. here) and various ZioNazi or virulently anti-Chinese websites that could care less if it’s true or not, all they want is to generate hate against the CCP.

    If you actually critically analyze the reports, you will see they are far less credible than even the “Iraqi incubator” lies (if you haven’t lately, you should rewatch the video, just to be reminded how professionally these fraudsters lie).

  112. Anonymous[339] • Disclaimer says:
    @Patagonia Man

    It’s not so much that the elites are criminal as that the West has dropped the economically competitive pre-WW I system that eventually produced the industrialized Western state of the 1950s, and diverted most capital expenditures to consumption (welfare, public relations exercises like NASA and the War on Cancer and eventually anti-racism no borders) in a politically competitive system. Note that tne end of competition based on efficient output happened not only in the US and Europe, but also the USSR. The entire West was terrified by the havoc that 19th Century patriotism had wrought once it was given 20th Century weapons. The 19th Century had witnesses a broad disorganization of the West (Revolutions of 1848, decay of the post-Napoleonic international order), and the weapons developed during the World Wars made jingoistic patriotism just too dangerous to continue — so jingoistic patriotism was abolished, together with any form of competition that might lead to warfare or civil unrest.
    The slogan level argument for and end to non-political competition: We’re all equal, identical in fact, so competition is unjustified robbery. The slogan level argument is a snowjob — everybody, world wide, is terrified of WW III and competitive European descended men, even now.) Since the West is terrified of what we can do (complete and think and invest and find new resources to replace the used up ones), we’ve declared a post WW-II party, we’re drinking heavily, and “Après nous, le déluge”. The déluge will be the more drastic because the non-Western cultures don’t want the West slowed down, they want it dead. Just ask them. (e.g. https://www.unz.com/comments/all/?commenterfilter=yurivku)

    USSR went down 30 years ago, now it’s our turn, the rest of the West. Party seems to be winding down, maybe it’s over. Remember, however, that the West has historically re-built itself about every 60-70 years since the Treaty of Westphalia (AD 1648) and may well do so again while the rest of the world is tied up in knots with regional warfare.

    Supporting material, subjective kind:
    I remember the propaganda from back in the late 1960s. People should not have to run and compete “just to live”, withdrawing from active life and taking psychoactive drugs is the real courage, etc. I remember the 1950s — intelligence is a mental disease, conformity is all. Later on, James Dobson’s abjuration that “The first duty of a Christian is tolerance”, “tolerance” having the instrumental meaning of “passivity”. It was all pretty obvious, even then, and, well, it’s come to its logical end. Do nothing and eat nothing. Spring comes, the grass grows of itself, but the crops don’t.

    • Replies: @Patagonia Man
  113. @Alfred

    More fear porn. Mortality data be damned!

    Total U.S. Deaths DOWN 10% In March From Prior Years, Further Raising Question Of COVID Impact

    There is a difference between monthly data and daily data. The following is based on daily data:

    “Analysis: Coronavirus now third-leading cause of death in US”

    https://thehill.com/homenews/news/490614-analysis-coronavirus-now-third-leading-cause-of-death-in-us

    • Replies: @NPleeze
  114. An Iron Curtain has descended on America, a zionist controlled iron curtain brought about by the scam of scamdemic hoax of strain of flu, used to put America under the iron fist of a bolshevik/zionist/communist regime!

    Turn out the lights the party is over!

  115. anonymous[140] • Disclaimer says:
    @Avery

    What is so bizarre with the idea of pure evil scum, such as the Great Satan/IsraHell/Perfidious Albion, etc. – who are very much the subject at hand -, doing what they do best… Unabashed Evil!

    Such Evil are essentially the enemies of God… the disbelievers of the Almighty One’s complete hegemony over all creation, the disbelievers who think they are “god.”

    As they machinate their evil, simply following their innate nature, they are doing it against the commandments of God. So, as they scheme, they forget that God plans against them, for He is the best of planners, and they will face a most horrible recompense. The loss of their evil empire will simply be a slap on the wrist, when compared to what awaits them.

    I suppose, The Saker likes these beautiful verses because it should make sense to all theists. It could very well have been written in your own bibles.

  116. anonymous[400] • Disclaimer says:

    The Empire was not viable

    All empires have a trajectory, peaking and then declining. The US can’t be any different and the decline of its power isn’t predictable as yet. There’s still the prospect of a foreign war, against Iran say, turning into a disaster and blowing back disastrously. Or a slow erosion could take place. We don’t know. This corona virus psychosis is a manufactured hobgoblin that is a cover for resetting the economy downward and presenting it as an act of nature or the fault of China. The security state ratchets up its control for future unrest among the masses who are being robbed even as they are being herded around by edict and fear. When this hysteria passes there’ll be another ‘crisis’, perhaps a war scare, ecological threat, another killer disease or whatnot. They’re getting creative.

  117. Agent76 says:

    Apr 8, 2020 W.H.O. Official Recommends FORCEFULLY ENTERING HOMES To Isolate Sick FAMILY From Each Other!!

    Your home is your last bastion against a tyrannical government run amuck and the World Health Organization is now suggesting the you give that up.

  118. Does Saker know that there are secret agreements between Russia and the US? Of course he does. I don’t even know what to think about this leftist conspiracy article. So I will give you the truth Saker. Things are gonna be tougher no doubt about it, but the strong will survive. I hope your ready to work your ass off saker. Because there isn’t gonna be in money in sitting on your ass writing the same shit the US media is touting. You should be ashamed to be such a joke.

    • Agree: Johnny Walker Read
  119. yurivku says:
    @Buck Ransom

    One should have a very big sphincter if it needs 150 rolls of TP!

  120. I am not medical expert for sure. But I know the Russian government and its “body language” if you wish, and I can tell you that the Russians are preparing very, very seriously, for what might well become a huge crisis even for Russia (having the Ukraine and Belarus both sitting in deep denial will obviously not help!).

    The morbidity and mortality rate for covid is less than the morbidity and mortality rates of the regular flu season

    Who knows what Puttie-Poot is doing or what he is basing his actions on.

  121. @bored muslim

    Look on the bright side Saker, Moi and Muslim. Chinese and other non Americans will have to leave our country as they are here on Work Visas and have lost their Jobs. Now they have to go home to China where they belong. Where do you all belong. I am an American Citizen by birth. C-Ya suckers

  122. NPleeze says:
    @last straw

    Coronavirus now third-leading cause of death in US

    On any given Sunday ….

    They classify everyone who dies with any sign of SARS-CoV-2 as a COVID-19 death. So if, say, 30% of people are currently carrying the virus, then 30% of all normal deaths are classified as COVID-19, even if they had no symptoms from it.

    I.e. the numbers are a fraud, but for some reason, people keep treating them like Gospel. It’s perverse.

    • Agree: Robert Dolan
  123. @Monty Ahwazi

    Orange Don a made man?

    • Replies: @Wally
  124. NPleeze says:
    @Alfred

    Total U.S. Deaths DOWN 10% In March From Prior Years, Further Raising Question Of COVID Impact

    I guess both sides don’t give a fuck about facts but just trying to push propaganda?

    Well, so let me fix this propaganda. Those reports only go through March 21, and even then, only 84% complete for the last week.

    But by March 21, only 249 Americans had (allegedly) died of COVID-19. As far as weekly death rates go (about 50,000 Americans die each week), that’s statistically insignificant.

    In the end your point may well be right – that there are no excess deaths, esp. if you look over a longer period, like a quarter, since COVID-19 is most likely to knock those out who already have a foot in the grave and would have been added to the dead pool shortly anyway – but it’s entirely premature.

  125. @Anon

    Its the end of the World as we know it and I feel fine. May the country with the highest IQ’s win.

  126. @NPleeze

    The flu killed 80K in 2018.

    Covid is going to do less than that.

    If Covid had not been singled out, it would have gone UNNOTICED.

    It’s not a hoax, but it’s scam level exaggeration.

    If the lying Jmedia were to breathlessly announce a running death count for antibiotic resistant TB, people would refuse to leave their houses for any reason.

    The virus is real and it makes sense to take some precautions. I don’t think the lockdowns have reduced the death rate. And the lockdowns have prolonged the epidemic.

    The time to stop the virus was before it was allowed to spread. They refused to close the border, as that would be “racist,” so they let this virus get a foothold. So, it’s here and it can’t be stopped in any case.

    The lockdown and economic damage will far exceed the harm from the virus itself.

    It’s become obvious that there is an agenda behind the panic.

  127. UK says:

    What’s become obvious in this crisis is how odious your particular brand of chow mein friendly wish fulfillment is. You’re a loser. We get it. Your feelings of inadequacy cause you to place all your “hopes” in whatever you think is somehow oppositional, no matter how obviously abhorrent that oppositional force actually is.

    Milennarian self-flagellating mafia-style theocracy? Sign up Saker! Utterly dystopian, soul-crushing mega empire of numbers? Sake now salivates! Poverty stricken planet of the apes-esque social breakdown? Hmmm hmm hmm, Saket will open up his throat and take it all down.

    Saker will #Resist. Saker will #soundhardontheinternets. #Saker is a pretentious morally emaciated bufoon.

  128. Alfred says:
    @NPleeze

    the numbers are a fraud

    Not only the numbers are a fraud but the test is also a fraud.

    1- Test is for tiny fragments of ANY of the 200 different coronviruses – not just Covid-19

    2- Test amplifies sample millions of times. An insignificant amount of these fragments become measurable. However, this means that the viral load is not obtainable. Patient can have a different viral infection altogether or no viral infection at all.

    To date, no one has isolated the so-called Covid-19. No one has injected it into a test subject. The test subject has not fallen ill with the same symptoms. That means that there is no proof whatsoever that Covid-19 is the cause of the sickness of these people.

    Essentially, all standard science has been discarded. No reputable independent Virologists or epidemiologists are being interviewed or asked to write for the media.

    It is an obvious scam from A to Z.

  129. Cyrano says:
    @Avery

    What do God and religion and “democracy” have in common? They are all trying to address one of – if not – the most crucial questions in every human life – fairness. Religion was the early “answer” – believe in God and in afterlife you’ll be rewarded for all the unfairness you received in your earthly life. Sure.

    Then came “democracy”. We all “know” that dictatorships are unfair, and democracy has fairness as its foundation. Needless to say, both religion and “democracy” are manipulative, they are not capable of understanding the logic of unfairness, they are only trying to play with human emotions and give them some half-assed satisfaction that some kind of fairness is applied.

    The universe doesn’t function based on human perceptions of what’s fair and what’s not. Maybe nothing is fair, it’s all based on chance and rules of fairness don’t apply.

    Actually, when humans try to tackle this problem of unfairness, the results are even more disastrous. What they usually produce is a formula like: My unfairness is better than yours – My religion is more fair than yours, my faith is fairer than your atheism, my “democracy” is fairer than your “authoritarianism” and so on.

    The bottom line is, when humans try to address the issue of unfairness, the results are usually just reshuffling the roles of the actors in the game of unfairness called life. Humans are ignorant beasts, trying to change the balance of unfairness in favor of those who deserve little bit more fairness, just brings more of the same, plus probably helping to concentrate the power to be unfair in the hands of really, really evil people.

  130. Jake says:

    No doubt about this: “This makes sense, after all – Israel is far, far more important to Trump and his gang than the first responders, doctors or suffering people of the USA.”

    Of course, that als0 is true of Hillary Clinton and her gang, and virtually all the powerful in the Yank land.

    And it makes perfect sense, because WASP culture bears fruit after its kind, and WASP culture is, most specifically, the post-Civil War American form of Anglo-Saxon Protestant culture. And Anglo-Saxon Puritanism was a Judaing heresy. Judaizing heresy produces culture that favors and eventually worships Jews.

    WASP culture is and always will be philoSemitic. WASP culture has always featured Elites who despise the vast majority of whites they rule, and Jews gravitate t0 that like ducks to water.

  131. @Alfred

    Car accident? COVID!

    Heart attack death? COVID!

    Cancer death? COVID!

  132. ValMonde says:
    @kemerd

    Huffington Post is this way ===>

  133. Saker, as conspiratorial as it may sound, one cannot exclude the possiblity the virus is nothing but a seasonal flu, and the global reaction to it is right out of the Rockefeller Foundation scenarios dreamed up in their 2010 study that resulted in, scenario #1 LOCKSTEP.
    There is something going on that is bigger, and more important, than the world economy. Maybe you can speculate as to what that ‘something’ may be.
    While visiting my local VA hospital I noticed a huge array of tents, and a large Triage tent. They were equally empty. Veritable ghost hospital.
    Maybe what is happening today is just a drill. Something to test how far they can go in contolling the populace, and setting the stage for …. I don’t know. The next SCENARIO.

    • Agree: Robert Dolan
    • Replies: @Robert Dolan
  134. NPleeze says:
    @Alfred

    That means that there is no proof whatsoever that Covid-19 is the cause of the sickness of these people.

    It’s quite clear that there is currently a pandemic of a novel illness. Whatever the cause is, it is called COVID-19.

    And this virus has been sequenced, many times, so it has, in fact, been isolated (one study here). That does not mean the tests test only for this sequence, and no other, but it does mean that this novel virus does in fact exist.

    Patient can have a different viral infection altogether or no viral infection at all.

    My point exactly, the numbers are a fraud because the test does not establish cause of death, which requires an autopsy (though in many cases, where the deceased had no symptoms, and particularly had no lung congestion, it’s pretty safe to assume COVID-19 was not the cause of death, but they are placed in the COVID-19 death count anyway).

    Agreed on the hysteria being artificial and with a plan.

  135. cranc says:
    @NPleeze

    If, say, four fifths of those with Coronavirus have no symptoms, then the question of precisely what people died OF becomes even more pertinent. COVID positive just becomes a marker that will count up to a maximum of the overall death rate (which, incidentally will likely rise as a consequence of the response).
    Well…
    https://www.bmj.com/content/369/bmj.m1375?fbclid=IwAR1vfl06b4F6nco5tskoeVAJApi_knLstw8BHAdxNcvHp1iLjLCmhoz8IEc

  136. “extreme individualism”

    Though I concur with much of this analysis, I cannot agree with the criticism of the American ethos of “extreme individualism” and the endorsement of totalitarian methods to remedy a situation that many feel was imposed by those same totalitarians.

    Let’s see who is an “extreme individualist” when lined up to “receive” their quantam-dot tattoo courtesy of our would be masters.

  137. @Alfred

    Patient can have a different viral infection altogether or no viral infection at all.

    Have you seen the video of the guy theorizing that the “virus” is an exosome, manifestation (somewhat similar to antibodies) of some prior injury?

    Great material, even if not the case. Learned plenty by researching things he discussed, especially PCR.

  138. Wally says:
    @SeekerofthePresence

    Orange Don, fighting totalitarian Communism.

    • Thanks: SeekerofthePresence
  139. d dan says:
    @Anonymous

    “Unless, of course, they knew from the very start exactly what signs to look for, exactly what they were looking at (COVID-19), and wanted to discuss how their handiwork was progressing.”

    Good comment. That is additional evidence. I don’t know why aren’t all these being more widely reported, at least by the alternative media. Hopefully Ron Unz will read it and “gold laced” this or “vot tak” comments.

  140. bluedog says:
    @Avery

    Everything and nothing for its called the war on terrorism,damn those isms they all put a man in chains,socialism,communism,capitalism fascism all interbred with every other ism to put the yoke on the necks of the people.!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  141. bluedog says:
    @kemerd

    Lol WELCOME TO AMERICA,home of the nutjobs clear into the oval office,look at Bush loony as they come but re-elected back into the oval office,Trump who lacks a vision of where he’s at or where he’s going and one in the wings who’s mind left him long ago waiting for his turn.!!!!

  142. @Biff

    Remove your glasses. The world is not over populated.

    For example the USA is 9.1 million square kms. There are 7.8 billion people (if you believe the numbers which is another exercise).

    Each man, woman and child has about 13,000 square feet to themselves using the USA alone.

    For perspective, a NFL football field is 360 x 160 = 57600 square feet.

    NHL hockey rink is 200 x 85 = 17000 square feet

    Olympic rink in 200 x 100 = 20000 square feet

    Sure you will say some land is uninhabitable (true). To that I will say, this does not include building high rises or underground (basement) facilities. Remember, in this scenario “everything else” in this world would be free of humans. Since overpopulation for the Earth is not the problem, it’s obvious the problem is an “overpopulation” to “CONTROL” for the Elites.

    • Replies: @NPleeze
    , @Curmudgeon
  143. @A123

    Those most damaged by the WUHAN-19 pandemic will be: The UN/NWO and other failed multinational organizations such as WHO.

    Both organizations will be fine. WHO isn’t responsible for the US not ordering enough masks. Yeah, WHO’s response was slow, but it wasn’t their job to do the US’s job for them. WHO declared the situation very serious back in late January when Tucker Carlson was still begging Donald Trump to take this seriously himself. Trump declared a national emergency two weeks after WHO declared Covid-19 to be a global health emergency. There is plenty of blame to go around.

    The Pentagon knew about Corona in November 2019: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/intelligence-report-warned-coronavirus-crisis-early-november-sources/story?id=70031273

    US ‘wasted’ months before preparing for coronavirus pandemic, waited until mid-March to place orders for masks: https://apnews.com/090600c299a8cf07f5b44d92534856bc

    Tucker Carlson had to beg Donald Trump to take this seriously: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/i-felt-i-had-a-moral-obligation-tucker-carlson-crashed-mar-a-lago-party-to-talk-with-trump-about-the-coronavirus

    Multinational corporations that do not believe in local manufacturing, including BigPharma.

    Aside from cost, companies base manufacturing in China because that country has the deepest pool of available experts in many fields. Don’t expect that to change anytime soon. Chinese manufacturing isn’t going anywhere.

    Chinese manufacturing workers are highly skilled in their own right, just not in things that will be found in any American college curriculum. Apple CEO Tim Cook made this point well in a 2017 interview at the Fortune Global Forum in China: The popular conception is that companies come to China because of low labor cost. I’m not sure what part of China they go to, but the truth is China stopped being the low labor cost country many years ago. And that is not the reason to come to China from a supply point of view. The reason is because of the skill, and the quantity of skill in one location, and the type of skill it is. The products we do require really advanced tooling…and the tooling skill is very deep here. In the U.S. you could have a meeting of tooling engineers, and I’m not sure we could fill the room. In China you could fill multiple football fields.

    https://nationalaffairs.com/publications/detail/the-china-shock-doctrine

    — China and other export driven nations that will lose markets as nations reassert manufacturing as an element of national security.

    China is busy restarting her economy and supplying the world while the US languishes under lockdown. The end result will be China seizing market share and goodwill from the United States. In any case, manufacturing isn’t as simple as snapping your fingers and demanding it happen. As stated by Apple CEO Tim Cook, China has an enormous available talent pool. Don’t expect any manufacturing aside from low effort stuff like face mask production to leave that country. They’ll come out of this stronger than ever while the United States will — very likely — get exposed as a dysfunctional, corrupt and inept paper tiger dependent on the rest of the world for vital supplies.

    • Thanks: Miro23
    • Replies: @Miro23
    , @Anonymous
    , @Anonymous
  144. @the grand wazoo

    Yes.

    If they fear that a “holocaust” is on the horizon, they have found a way to shut it down through media propaganda using the threat of a “killer” virus.

  145. bluedog says:
    @Quartermaster

    The good book says that they will be with us always,much truth in that, for Quartermaster and his clone me too wally pop up on every article, and always with the same drivel,we good Putin bad Russia’s going to fall any second, we good China bad Xi not telling people the truth but every time Trump opens his mouth its always a lie but yet he’s good.I’m sure they have a term for these two but its probably a term you would’nt use in mixed company.!!!

  146. @Kratoklastes

    China never was an example. In 1980 China was third world country. USSR was world second economy. What exactly USSR could learn from china? China got te deal with USA because it had hundred millions people ready to work for few bucks a month without any social net and rights.
    Our standards of living by 1985 were good but most importantly population and the country was safeguarded against anything going outside. People were confident in the future. It took massive media campaigns lasting few years and loss of memory by new generations who did not see how life used to be before bolsheviks took power to mess population mind.
    Soviet union was doing just fine. Should have continued using socialist methods to resolve issues and now we would have lived a lot better in the Soviet union than in any one of the former republics including russia and better than anyone else.
    1991 events is tragedy that has not been discussed openly yet because benefactors of the event are in power. Consequences of 1991 are worse that WW2.

    • Replies: @jbwilson24
    , @Kratoklastes
  147. Coronavirus is the created zionist revenge on Christians, the zionists shut down the churches, something that only had been done in the bolshevik/zionist/communist soviet union and on Easter to top it all off.

    • Replies: @A123
  148. @Kratoklastes

    Regarding bread lines and other later 80s-1991 deficit, it is obviously was caused by two events , cooperatives, allowing factories to sell their products abroad and later obvious purposeful actions to anger the population and set it against socialism.
    Obviously we never had western like variety , but we never had issues to get what we needed whether at state stores or market.
    Everything that started in 1985 and later requires massive investigation. But with those who benefited in power they only talk Gulag archipelago.

  149. @Wielgus

    “ Constructing elaborate theories about 9/11 strikes me as mainly an attempt to avoid facing up to the USA being blindsided by some Arab religious enthusiasts who took flying lessons.“

    If you care about the truth, I recommend you read David Icke’s book “ The Trigger”

  150. “in fact, it appears that the US has send ONE MILLION masks to… … Israel, of course!”

    Why not?

    The USA lets Israel destroy its warships with impunity, so what’s a few million masks?

    • Replies: @A123
  151. @Sergey Krieger

    “Soviet union was doing just fine”

    The Soviet Union was propped up by western (cough cough Jewish) money from the get-go. It was never fully independent of the west. Just go read Anthony Sutton’s works. It was barely functional apart from a few command and control elements. (Chernobyl excepted).

    It also had a plunging birthrate well before the catastrophe in the early 90s. It went below population replacement in 1966 or so.

  152. @Hans Vogel

    Agree. Nailed it from all sides. Thank you.

  153. @Sergey Krieger

    China never was an example. In 1980 China was third world country. USSR was world second economy. What exactly USSR could learn from china?

    By the time Gorbachev made his move (1985), there was solid evidence that economic reform in China was having the desired effect.

    Bear in mind that Deng’s proposed policy changes started to be implemented in 1975 with the decollectivisation of agriculture – permitting local collectives to sell above-plan output at market prices (quota amounts had to be sold at plan prices). Prior to this reform, production above-quota was illegal because it encouraged black-market trade.

    That one policy led to a massive increase in ag output (~30 in a single year) and a move towards food security.

    In 1979 the CCP recognised how successful Deng’s radical suggestion had been, and extended this policy to State-owned enterprises regardless of industry.

    This led to a massive increase in productivity; a reduction of shortages; and the process of transforming China’s standard of living had begun and has continued ever since.

    By the late 1980s, 90% of the Chinese population still had standards of living below 3rd world poverty lines – but astute observers could see that things were moving in the right direction (and Gorbachev was astute, despite being a lawyer).

    What the USSR ought to have learned from China is that if your government wants to provide rising living standards, they need – at the very least – to permit the economy to operate with greater flexibility: that bureaucrats are the last people who ought to be deciding what to produce, how to produce it, and for whom to produce it. The system of political organisation can be left for later.

    What could the Soviets have learned from the Chinks?

    Where Gorbachev (and his advisers) departed from the Chinese template, is that they reformed the political system (increased freedom of speech, association and the press; government transparency etc) rather than retaining one-party totalitarianism.

    This led to simmering social tension that gave dead-enders a foothold (culminating in the August Coup in 1991).

    Deng understood that a population that has been subjugated for 3 generations can’t be given a free(er) rein before their standards of living are adequate.

    The big failure at the end of the Soviet Union was letting in a bunch of (mostly) (((Yanks))), who helped some (((locals))) to steal entire segments of the national infrastructure during ‘privatisation’.

    That would not have happened in China: anyone who tried would get a bullet in the back of the head, and anyone who claimed it was because of ‘antisemitism’ would follow them.

    • Replies: @Sergey Krieger
    , @Anonymous
  154. A123 says:
    @Desert Fox

    Coronavirus is the created zionist revenge on Christians, the zionists shut down the churches, something that only had been done in the bolshevik/zionist/communist soviet union and on Easter to top it all off.

    Good Grief.

    Judaism observes Passover, which is this week. So your wacky conspiracy theory is, “Jews closed their own synagogues to forces Churches to close?”

    PEACE 😷

  155. A123 says:
    @jbwilson24

    it appears that the US has send ONE MILLION masks to… … Israel

    Which turned out to be a machine translation error. The event never happened and The Jerusalem Post long ago corrected the story (1) that created the myth. Yet, the fiction continues to circulate.

    They mistranslated a story in Hebrew – where the phrase “In a procurement initiative of the Ministry of Defence’s procurement mission in the United States” was turned into “US Department of Defense’s Delegation of Procurement.”

    PEACE 😷
    _______

    https://m.jpost.com/israel-news/us-department-of-defense-give-1-million-masks-to-idf-for-coronavirus-use-623976

  156. NPleeze says:
    @dogbumbreath

    That 9.1 million square km includes Hawaii – which is full of mountains where you can’t live – and Alaska – which is too cold for housing many people.

    But let’s count them too. But of the 9.1 million km^2, about 1 million km^2 is desert, leaving 8.1 million km^2. That leaves 11,178 sq. ft. per person.

    Of course, every person needs a house, let’s say that takes up 1,000 sq ft. And a driveway, etc., that takes up another 500 sq ft. So we are down to 9,500 sq ft. Of course this assume we don’t need any other buildings, like office space, shopping, industrial and … most importantly … farming.

    Assuming everyone put their 9,500 sq. ft. to full use in farming, how much food could they grow? Well, a single cow requires 1 acre of land – that’s 43,560 square feet. So no cows. For similar reasons, pigs and chickens are out. It takes about an acre of land too, however, to feed a single human. See https://www.farmlandlp.com/2012/01/one-acre-feeds-a-person/ .

    And that assumes, of course, that the land is arable. But look at a satellite map of the US. Here’s one: You see how the western half of the US is brown? What does that mean? It means food doesn’t grow there! It’s all tumbleweeds and semi-arid land that can barely support a cow per 50 acres, and you still have to find hay for them in the winter months. Not to mention the mountainous areas. And the millions of acres of forest you’d have to cut down.

    Sure there is room for more humans, and the population will continue to increase, but there are hard limits, esp. if people continue to consume animal products, which are much more resource intensive than vegetarian diets.

  157. NPleeze says:
    @Wielgus

    Denying alternative theories about 9/11 strikes me as mainly an attempt to avoid facing up to the USA and Israel having done the jobs and scapegoating some Arab religious enthusiasts who took flying lessons for their crime in order to advance the ZioNazi agenda.

    Fixed it for ya.

  158. @dogbumbreath

    You are completely ignoring the carrying capacity of the land. Just because you can put more people into the US, it doesn’t mean the air, potable water, and agricultural land are sufficient to support the population on that land. Population spread means less arable land. Places like Ethiopia and Somalia have millions more than they can feed. For that matter, it’s been a long time since Germany was entirely self sufficient in food.
    Apartment buildings are wonderful! They replicate John Calhoun’s rat experiment.
    https://eprints.lse.ac.uk/22514/1/2308Ramadams.pdf

  159. Miro23 says:
    @Divine Right

    Thanks, What Tim Cook is saying below is absolutely right.

    I’m not sure what part of China they go to, but the truth is China stopped being the low labor cost country many years ago. And that is not the reason to come to China from a supply point of view. The reason is because of the skill, and the quantity of skill in one location, and the type of skill it is. The products we do require really advanced tooling…and the tooling skill is very deep here. In the U.S. you could have a meeting of tooling engineers, and I’m not sure we could fill the room. In China you could fill multiple football fields.”

    https://nationalaffairs.com/publications/detail/the-china-shock-doctrine

    Cheap labor was the 1980’s. Now it’s depth and quantity of skills, supplier networks and the ability for scalable high volume/high quality manufacturing.

    When Western manufacturers exported their manufacturing base and shut down supplier networks 1980+ (to gain extra profitability – validated by neo-liberalism) they probably had no idea of the consequences.

    At the time, they were not too bothered about losing local skilled workers (government could retrain them) and they thought that they had discovered a low wage Chinese slave plantation. They probably never imagined that they would lose whole industries along with the innovation to these same Chinese coolies.

    The US really has no chance of competing now. US society would need to be rethought from the ground up with national unity, top class education, industrial investment, new infrastructure, America First, etc. etc. – all things that it has no sign at all of being able to.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  160. Biff says:
    @ulithi

    We are a continent

    Bad at geography is the mark of a typical American.

  161. My name is Constantine Themelis, Mr. Raevsky. I am a professional of the Performing Arts and Writing (also a journalist) and my e-mail is: [email protected]
    And my blog-site: vulcanactiv.wordpress.com

    I translated in Greek your excellent article and I posted it on my blog. Here is the link: https://vulcanactiv.wordpress.com/2020/04/10/%ce%bd%ce%b5%ce%b1-%cf%80%ce%b1%ce%b3%ce%ba%ce%bf%cf%83%ce%bc%ce%b9%ce%b1-%cf%84%ce%b1%ce%be%ce%b7-%ce%b1%ce%bc%ce%b5%cf%81%ce%b9%ce%ba%ce%b1%ce%bd%ce%bf%cf%80%ce%bf%ce%b9%ce%b7%cf%83%ce%b7/

  162. Meanwhile, back in the real world. The story so far.
    The corrupt banks were bankrupt.
    There was an outbreak of flu, not many dead.
    The media turned the outbreak of flu into a plague.
    The politicians shut down the economy to combat the plague.
    The economy entered the greatest depression.
    Tens of millions lost their jobs in 4 weeks.
    The unemployment rate hit 40%.
    The Fed threw $trillions at the banks to “combat the great depression”.
    Between 8-12% of Fed money trickled down to main st.
    The banks were bailed out.
    The depression continued for a generation.

    Not missing anything so far, am I?

  163. tomo says:
    @a_german_

    you assume wrongly they care about their own people
    and you also wrongly assume they know what they are doing.
    They are not rich – they do have some billionaires (and I’ve met some) who are also unhappy, fearful and confused
    Just walk around any big USA city like LA, SF, Seattle, Honolulu – and you will see so many dirt-poor people with nothing… sleeping in their own piss and shit while injecting heroin openly…you will never again think the US is a wealthy country. The number of these homeless people is growing rapidly and they are getting more and more aggressive (jumping on people for no reason, shouting, spitting etc – I once saw a guy take a shit right in front of Twitter HQ at around noon in San Francisco)
    We foreigners (I am from Serbia but I spent around 14 years in the US) have been brainwashed with Hollywood predatory propaganda.
    Their boring, predictable stories have nothing to do with reality.
    I honestly think US government cares even less about their own people than they care about say Serbs.
    What really helped me connect the dots and understand USA was reading books about psychopaths like Without Conscience (by Rob Hare) – or The Sociopath Next Door By Martha Stout).

    • Replies: @Cyrano
  164. Pft says:

    I believe we already have a Global Government of sorts made up of members of the global corporate , philanthropic and political elite. China, Russia and the West are all united at this level, the conflicts we are told that exist are just fake wrestling (kayfabe-covfefe) to distract us from this reality until we are conditioned by more terror (financial, eco, biological, islamic, etc) to accept a global dictatorship under nationalized control (only the elite will be truly globalized and free, while the herd remains locked down by national borders in terms of travel and information via national internet firewalls like China).

    According to Kissinger, there is a new opportunity to create the new world order. Trump’s patriotic and populist rhetoric is a part of this game. The opposition is attracted by the hope of change and its force can be used to create the desired synthesis between the Liberal/Left call for a global climate-dictatorship in order to save the planet, and Conservative/Right call for a surveillance-fascism in order keep the nation safe from immigrants, drugs and crime.
    Trump is no threat to the global financial elite, which he himself was born into. He is their trump card in the process of implementing the technocratic nightmare-society . The newly proclaimed global emergency (first for the climate crisis and now for the corona threat) is paving the road for its implementation and Trump plays a big part in this which is why he was chosen. Trump is to be crowned , thanks to corona (crown) virus as a leader of the NWO which is a synthesis between Brave New World and 1984

    Trump is faithful only to his own ego, and to his close friends in Big Tech and Big Finance that are operating worldwide to implement a global technocratic agenda using ecoterrorism, financial terrorism and bioterrorism to achieve the necessary support. The solution to be implemented, will be the complete opposite of the promised Utopia.

    The solution to this man made crisis combines the dreams from Right-wing nationalists about tighter border control and surveillance of refugees with Left-wing ambitions to control and tax the air we breathe. It also includes a powerful world government, with populations controlled by nationalist local governance subject to global government rules in implementing the New International Economic Order and the 4TH Industrial Revolution

    A political–economic Technocracy where freedom becomes a distant memory is just around the corner.

    The good news is they don’t need to resort to another war like the first 2 World Wars or even lesser wars that resulted from the GWOT. The herd will accept the end result with relief.

    • Agree: 9/11 Inside job
    • Replies: @Mehen
  165. Anonymous[339] • Disclaimer says:
    @Divine Right

    China doesn’t have an economy, they have an export business. They’ve tried to ruin their customers, a bad move. Now they don’t have a market (COVID-19), and aren’t likely to get one (autarky having come back into favor, and the international reserve currency being ruined). This leaves them with no “trading partners” except Africa and such third world Eurasian countries as they can strongarm into New Silk Road. To top that off, they have actually made the same mistake as the US — diverted capital flow from capital investment to consumption. Their boom for the last few years has been a capital boom, and not it turns out that the loans were not capital expenditures in that the loans can’t be paid back. My, my.

    To top that off, the US won’t be able to control the sea lanes for much longer. The aircraft carriers needed won’t be usable until COVID-1 threat is neutralized, and that’s starting to look a long way off. While COVID-1 appears to have been a mistake (qn attempt to make a self-distributing SARS vaccine), it’s characteristics are almost ideal for ending mass culture and large military forces. COVID-1 is apparently spread by undetectable carriers, is very contagious, does not reliably produce immunity after one infection, is very unpleasing to have, and for all I know stands up and gibbers”Ooga Booga!” at 1 in the morning. So much for both manning and supporting expeditionary forces — sea lanes are up for grabs.

    So China is in serious trouble — and so is everybody else as global trade declines and the planet can’t support 7 billion people anymore.

    • Replies: @Sparkylyle92
  166. Anonymous[339] • Disclaimer says:
    @Miro23

    I was a manufacturing researcher in the 1980s . Here is what was going on:
    a) Manufacturing was stagnant, its personnel were obsolete, and everybody was trying to hold on until retirement. Neither the funds nor the desire for modernization could be found.
    b) The labor force was somewhere between highly unionized and incompetent, sometimes cheerfully so, sometime aggressively so.
    c) Management only knew how to manage an aristocrat / helper system, in which management was, ah, actors playing at management (they were good at it, I’ll give them that) and worker had all the technical skills. Problem was, the workers didn’t have the technical skills and the managers were too dumb to see it.

    Attempts were made to change that, I was in the middle of them, but nobody cared. It was a lot like the US in 2019.

    • Agree: Miro23
    • Replies: @Miro23
  167. Cyrano says:
    @tomo

    I don’t want to sound ignorant or something, but maybe there is a better way of dealing with the Corona. Forget about the quarantine, and social distancing and all those heavy-handed techniques of dealing with the good old Corona.

    How about we play a game that was invented by the good old Charlie Darwin: “Survival of the fittest”. If anyone is well positioned to play and win this game – that’s definitely the west. In their infinite wisdom, they already have a highly successful concept at play – it’s called multiculturalism.

    If during playing the game that Charlie invented – Survival of the fittest – the population numbers in the west start to drop dangerously low – just reach into the endless supply reserves from the 3rd world and winning the game should be a breeze.

  168. Wally says:
    @ploni almoni

    Say what?

    You’re making no sense.

    What “six million”?

    • Replies: @A123
    , @ploni almoni
  169. @Hans Vogel

    I too agree.

    Furthermore, the PCR-based “test” is not capable of estimating viral load, since it amplifies genetic material (hence the name polymerase chain reaction) in order to compare it to a reference sequence. This reference sequence cannot (for technical reasons) be anything even as short as the entire SARS-COV-2 genome but must be much shorter: a DNA or RNA snippet. Since we all have bits of exogenous genetic material in us which are being disposed of by our immune systems, then a positive test result is simply confirming that we are successfully eliminating various pathogens.

    A good reference is this:

    • Replies: @Johnny Walker Read
  170. @Kratoklastes

    Chinese miracle always was american stupidity and greed.
    Whatever Deng was doing it would not have worked without American manufacturing base, knowhows and investments pouring into China.
    I remember seeing old Deng donning cowboy hat during his visit to USA.
    There was no need to do what Deng was doing. Restoration of many things destroyed by Krushev after Stalin death would do miracles. That in the first place should have included cadres policy changes. Btw, Gorbachov and Eltsin are examples of what happened after stalin cadres policy was abandoned. Can one imagine those two imbeciles getting that far were they judged by results, achievements and human character rather ability to move their mandibles.

    • Troll: NPleeze
  171. A123 says:
    @Wally

    Wally,

    Ignore “Phoney Ploni Baloney” . He is a Racist, a Liar, and a Troll.

    If you read its posts, do it only for the comedy value.

    PEACE 😷

    • LOL: bluedog
  172. @Wielgus

    I haven’t run many tests flying fully-loaded and fuelled-up airliners into skyscrapers, but the Argentine Air Force has. They discovered that that the airliners are smashed to bits.

    • Troll: ploni almoni
  173. why does unz repost this moron? the sack(of shit)er?

    putin murders his political enemies and came to power by blowing up apartment buildings and blaming it on muslims.

    • Troll: NPleeze
  174. Great article! Tarded comments! Next!

  175. @Anonymous

    You can’t control sea lanes with an aircraft carrier. An aircraft carrier is a dead duck waiting to be sunk by a $100,000 missile. Combat radius of f18: 400 miles. Combat radius of carrier-killer missile: 1000-2000 miles. Any questions?

  176. Patagonia Man [AKA "PTG Mann"] says:
    @a_german_

    What’s wrong with America? You ask a good question, a_german_

    Firstly, and most importantly, understand that the USA is the only country in history that was established as an empire. The irony is they fought a war of independence and then promptly gave their country away!!!

    So, the USA is a classic example of an empire that’s fallen under State Capture.

    Having:

    • foolishly relinquished control of their money supply 4 times in their history (see the Federal Reserve Act, 1913),
    • handed over control over their financial sector to Wall St & the City of London banksters,
    • been brainwashed/indoctrinated daily by the 6 media corporations that control 90% of their media outlets,
    • an almost majority (4 of 9) of Supreme Court judges from a certain ethno-religious group (witness Citizens United),
    • the numerous Military-Industrial-Complex corporations – Boeing, Raytheon, Northrup Grumann, Lockheed-Martin, etc, etc, lobbying for more and more taxpayers dollars as opposed to the public funding of schools, hospitals, railways & roads, bridges & electricity grids, etc, and
    • a sizeable proportion (30 of 100 Senators) of dual-citizens masquerading as elected representatives,

    has resulted in the USA becoming a failed democracy – where policies are legislated for the benefit of corporations and not for its citizens and the voters cannot change government policy via the electoral process.

    So let’s witness the effects.

    “We’ve had 17 years of warfare now in the Middle East – futile, endless. Meanwhile our infrastructure is crumbing, public libraries are closing. teachers have to buy basic supplies for students … and now we have this insane idea that we’re going to train teachers in public schools to carry concealed weapons – these are all examples of a society that is completely unmoored.” – Rev. Dr. Chris Hedges

    But even deeper than that, its the nature of their national political discourse* which “is no longer rooted in verifiable fact, facts are interchangeable with opinions, truth is whatever you want it to be … and the nature of the permanent lie [as opposed to a lie of political expediency]. … In a democracy, you have institutions whose job it is to make sure that people speak about a verifiable reality. Those institutions have become corrupted, weakened, destroyed or … propaganda outlets masquerading as news.” – Hedges, again. [emphasis mine]

    Sep 13, 2018 The Collapse of the American Empire? (27:42)

    *A certain ethno-religious group is expert at controlling the window of discourse (aka Overton Window).

    • Agree: anon8383892
  177. Miro23 says:
    @Anonymous

    In 1950, the US was the world’s leading creditor and manufacturing nation, and it was the generation of ’68 that received this magnificent inheritance. But, as you say, they dropped the ball. They really weren’t that much into modern manufacturing – either on the management, worker or skills side.

    Conversely, the Chinese did show the national unity, and desire for mass skills development with the discipline. They offered US manufacturers low cost outsourcing (in the digital age), and they continued to develop their manufacturing capacity and skills (over 40 years) until they had a commanding lead on their own account – and US manufacturing was basically gone.

    As far as markets are concerned, I agree that the US is important to China, but the ROW is more than just Africa. The US is fading, but Chinese manufacturing also supplies Europe, the Anglo world outside the US, South America and the rest of Asia. It’s not unreasonable that the Chinese now aspire to a Western lifestyle – and that they are catching some of the same problems.

    On the security side, it’s not the Europeans, South Americans, Africans or Asians who are threatening China, it’s the US. That’s their military threat, and they’re fast developing their own military to deal with it (nuclear, anti-carrier missiles etc.).

    As a thought experiment – if the US disappeared tomorrow (and assuming that the ROW (Rest Of the World) was still there) – the main economic problem for the ROW would be the absence of the (dollar debt based) financial system. China, Europe and Russia would need to work out some alternative international accounting system , which would probably be based around the Euro.

  178. @NPleeze

    On any given Sunday ….

    They classify everyone who dies with any sign of SARS-CoV-2 as a COVID-19 death. So if, say, 30% of people are currently carrying the virus, then 30% of all normal deaths are classified as COVID-19, even if they had no symptoms from it.

    I.e. the numbers are a fraud, but for some reason, people keep treating them like Gospel. It’s perverse.

    Here is my understanding of the math:

    Heart disease kills approximately 650,000 a year, or 1,780 a day

    Cancer kills approximately 600,000 a year, or 1,650 a day

    https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/deaths.htm

    Currently, 1,500-2,000 die of COVID-19 a day, so it’s a leading cause of death in the U.S. for now.

    • Replies: @NPleeze
    , @9/11 Inside job
  179. @Alfred

    Agree, for the record.

    (Had to agree via a comment, since the comment software failed to recognize my comments over the past week+.)

  180. Patagonia Man [AKA "PTG Mann"] says:
    @Anonymous

    I can see that in order to put one apple (idea) onto your (wheelbarrow) mind, I have to take an apple off.

    “It’s not so much that the elites are criminal as that the West has dropped the economically competitive pre-WWI system that eventually produced the industrialized Western state of the 1950s”

    Its a myth that the West (France, Germany, USA, and I’m including the manufacturing powerhouse Japan) did not develop from an economically competitive system. With the exception of England (which had its Civil War first, 1642-1688), other Western nations developed behind protectionist (tariffs & quotas) barriers. You would do well to study a course on the History of Economic Thought, if you don’t mind me saying.

    “Note that the end of competition based on efficient output happened not only in the US and Europe, but also the USSR”

    The USSR (which was not truly communist economy, but more accurately, one based on Central Industrialism) did not stop “competition based on efficient output” it was effectively bankrupted and disintegrated (aims of The Cold War) by the economic & religious strategems of the US, UK & The Vatican, namely:

    i) using a Polish (Eastern European) Pope John Paul II as a focal point to generate citizens’ protests against religious restrictions in the Warsaw Pact countries of East Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria & Romania, to cause civil unrest;

    ii) the flooding of the international gold market since the USSR had stockpiled gold;

    iii) the use of the so-called Strategic Defense Initiative (aka Star Wars initiative) propaganda to trick the Soviets into wasting billions of rubles on totally useless research; and

    iv) after the USSR had spent billions of rubles on development aid (esp. infrastructure investment) in Afghanistan, US’s ‘The Company’ armed & trained the Mujaheddin as a guerilla resistance movement, getting the USSR bogged down in a 10 year war.

    “The entire West was terrified by the havoc that 19th century patriotism had wrought once it was given 20th century weapons”

    WWI was essentially a trade war between the British Empire & the emerging German Empire whose industries were being put out of business overnight (by cheap-labor/low-cost imports esp. textiles from British colonies). Of course, as we know from the secret 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement to carve up the Ottoman Empire between Britain & France – and pave the way for the 1917 Balfour Declaration handing over what became the British Mandate of Palestine to the World Zionist Organization to create the future zionist entity, WWI was also a colonial land-grab.

    So, it seems you aren’t aware of who is behind most wars & why. Maybe this will help (in their own words):

    [MORE]

    “The world revolution which we will experience will be exclusively our affair and will rest in our hands. This revolution will tighten the Jewish domination over all other people.” – Le Peuple Juif, 8 February 1919

    “The Bolshevist revolution in Russia was the work of Jewish brains, of Jewish dissatisfaction, of Jewish planning, whose goal is to create a New Order in the World … shall also, through the same Jewish mental and physical forces, become a reality all over the world.” – The American Hebrew, 10 September 1920

    “From the days of Spartacus, Wieskhopf, Karl Marx, Trotsky, Rosa Luxemburg, and Emma Goldman, this world conspiracy has been steadily growing. This conspiracy played a definite recognizable role in the tragedy of the French Revolution. It has been the mainspring of every subversive movement during the C19th. And now at last this band of extraordinary personalities from the underworld of the great cities of Europe and America have gripped the Russian people by the hair of their head and have become the undisputed masters of that enormous empire.” – Winston Churchill, the London Press, 1922

    “The governments of the peoples included in this world republic, with the aid of the victorious proletariat, all will fall without difficulty into Jewish hands. Private property will then be strangled by the Jewish directors, who will administer the state patrimony everywhere. Thus the promise of the Talmud will be fulfilled, that is, the promise that the Jews, at the arrival of The Messiah, will possess the key to the wealth of all the peoples of the earth.” – Baruch Levy, letter to Karl Marx, La Revue de Paris, 1 June 1928

    “We, Jews, are going to bring a war on Germany.” – David A. Brown, National Chairman, United Jewish Campaign, 1934

    “We shall have world government whether or not you like it, by conquest or consent.” – James Warburg, Jewish banker, 17 February 1950

    “Today, America would be outraged if UN troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or *promulgated*, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this ‘scenario’, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their wellbeing granted to them by the World Government.” – Henry Kissinger, Bilderberg Conference, France, 1991

    … and lastly,

    “Since the West is terrified of what we can do … we’ve declared a post-WWII party, we’re drinking heavily, and “Après nous, le déluge”. The déluge will be the more drastic because the non-Western cultures don’t want the West slowed down, they want it dead.”

    Your fear of non-Western cultures is greatly misplaced. The collapse of the US empire has got absolutely nothing to do with non-Western cultures who have very little political or economic power in the world to enact much, if any, change at all.

    • Troll: Zarathustra
  181. Patagonia Man [AKA "PTG Mann"] says:

    Rhetorical question:

    Who needs “conspiracy theory” – when truth revealed, is vastly stranger than fiction!

    “[The] major world powers, new and old, also face a novel reality: while the lethality of their military might is greater than ever, their capacity to impose control over the politically awakened masses of the world is at a historic low. To put it bluntly: in earlier times, it was easier to control one million people than to physically kill one million people; today, it is infinitely easier to kill one million people than to control one million people.” – Zbigniew Brzezinski, Former National Security Advisor to US President Carter, Co-Founder (w/ David Rockefeller) of the Trilateral Commission, Member, Board of Trustees, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

    [emphasis mine]

  182. @Buck Ransom

    I do my virtue signalling by wiping my arse with bits of torn up msm newspaper. I also faciliate that same use by my parrots.

  183. Andrei, enemy of your enemy is not necessarily your friend.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beslan_school_siege

  184. @Theophrastus

    Thanks for the words of wisdom in an illiterate, fear dominated world.

  185. Anonymous[798] • Disclaimer says:
    @Divine Right

    The enormous difference between China and most of the Western world (except Germany, more on that later) is the extreme bifurcation of skill levels and productivity found say in the U.S. versus the much more equally distributed skill and productivity in China.

    In the U.S. we essentially have 2 types of employees. We have the low- and very low-end workers. And then we have the high- and very high-end.

    The low end being the workers with skills, who are in the factories, the construction industry and other blue collar trades. These people can sort of get by, but they are mostly on the edge economically, and up to their eyeballs in debt.

    The very low end are the service personnel, who work in hospitality, sales, and so forth. These workers are the famous demographic who “can’t afford a sudden expense of $400”, and comprise a huge percentage of all Americans, larger than the industrial and maintenance percentage of the population.

    At or near the top, say 20% of the population, are the high productivity, high earning demographic. Most of these people are the college and master’s program graduates, but it’s not so simple.

    Most of these higher-educated people took humanities and other softer majors, and their function is to manage and coordinate the lower economic strata – and they get paid extremely well to do so, in fact their compensation excellent.
    The top 20% of Americans live the classic Hollywood-ish “American Lifestyle” and are the upper middle class and upper class earners. The American bottom 80%, struggle.

    Between high and low (above), there is almost nothing. You are either a skilled high-earner, or a low- or non-skilled low earner. No in between. This is in America, and to large extent other Western nations.

    In contrast, China has emulated Germany, and to a lesser extent Japan.

    China is bursting at the seems with skilled technical and trade-school graduates, basically master-class blue collar workers. The same structure that prevails in Germany has been replicated in China. Most Chinese who don’t attend college will eventually graduate from a good technical trade school and go on to much better earnings (at least by local standards).

    These people are the middle economic tier. They are the master builders, industrial supervisors, master electricians, and line personnel who know the intricate usage of technology and machines, and can very quickly learn whatever they need. These high-skilled blue-collar workers earn good money, far better than very young assembly line personnel.

    And it just so happens, the middle tier is what you need for efficient, advanced manufacturing.

    America badly needs a highly-skilled blue collar “middle-tier” of our own.

  186. @flaart bllooger

    True, IMO, this should never been declared a pandemic. The evidence for such a declaration wasn’t there when a UN bureaucrat made the declaration and I still see no new evidence that would support it.

    The virus has still not been convincingly identified and there still exists no test which can positively identify any single pathogen as the cause for what appears to be a pretty broad range of syndromes. To me, that means no “confirmed cases” and no single cause of deaths. What I have seen is a massive push of scaremongering in the media.

    Maybe that’s the actual pandemic in action.

    • Replies: @Zarathustra
  187. Anonymous[798] • Disclaimer says:
    @Kratoklastes

    To balance things out, China still retains many of the good things it learned from the Soviet Union. They see no need to change what’s good. China sees that the Soviets got some important things, (not everything), right.

    Huawei is one example. Huawei is owned by the exclusively by the employees. The chairman owns less than 2% of the company and only gets less than 2% of the dividends and profits. All the rest go to the employees.

    This is unimaginable, in a company as huge as Huawei, anywhere in the Western world. In the West, the chairman and owners from outside would make all the money.

    There are very many such companies in China using a similar system as Huawei.

    An advantage of China, IMHO, is it can learn pragmatically, from everybody. Can you imagine anyone in China saying “We are Communists, so we will learn ONLY from the Soviet Union, no one else!” “There is nothing to be learned from Capitalism, it’s all lies”.

    I cannot imagine any Chinese that would say that. It goes against their very nature.

  188. @Wally

    It’s quite simple, really. If you believe such simple propaganda as “Britain joins growing chorus of countries furious with China’s faulty coronavirus equipment” then your judgment as to what is true is non-existent. And if your judgement is so bad, how could you be right that “the six million are a hoax?”

    • Replies: @Wally
  189. Getaclue says:

    Just the opposite is happening– the NWO Globalist are using this to move forward their authoritarian plans on ALL fronts — I can’t believe anyone is arguing the opposite– Corbett predicted all of this “Medical Martial Law” roll out by them the last few years so he actually has a good track record as to what is going on– here he tells us how the Globalists are using this for their goals: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB00mLArYBQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR33aEHV9xGiu_o8x4cna9KyBO7z5ve9_fvIV84YJhJnoE1K647jPqeljX0

    • Agree: 9/11 Inside job
  190. NPleeze says:
    @last straw

    No, 1,500-2,000 do NOT die of COVID-19 a day, it is possible that 1,500-2,000 die with COVID-19 a day, and if you don’t understand the difference, which I have already explained, then you are simply too stupid for discussion.

    In any event, mortality on any given Sunday is not a particularly interesting statistic. For example, in many cities in the US, murder or a car accident may be the leading cause of death on any given day.

    But I guess some folks are looking for any idiotic excuse to hype the hysteria, so they can boot-lick the government thugs declaring martial law.

    • Disagree: L.K
    • Replies: @last straw
    , @L.K
  191. @last straw

    Unfortunately the CDC is not a trustworthy organization and has been accused by former staffers of exaggerating the number of flu deaths in order to sell the flu vaccine in which it and its foundation are said to have a financial interest and now it is lying about the number of COVID-19 deaths, see “The CDC confesses to lying about COVID-19 death numbers” americanthinker.com:
    “That the CDC is not telling the truth to the American people is no conspiracy theory,it is out there for everyone to see. The CDC openly admits that it is fudging the COVID-19 death figures (!).”

  192. Wally says:
    @ploni almoni

    LOL
    But do have some more:

    80% of Rapid COVID-19 Tests the Czech Republic Bought From China are Wrong: https://www.praguemorning.cz/80-of-rapid-covid-19-tests-the-czech-republic-bought-from-china-are-wrong/
    Coronavirus: Toronto recalls $200K worth of ‘poor quality’ Chinese masks distributed to long-term care homes: https://globalnews.ca/news/6789934/coronavirus-city-of-toronto-surgical-masks-recall/
    Finland Latest Country to Receive Faulty Chinese Protective Equipment: https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/04/10/finland-latest-country-receive-faulty-chinese-protective-equipment/
    Netherlands Recalls 600,000 Defective Masks Sent from China: https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/03/30/netherlands-recalls-600000-defective-masks-sent-china/
    Spain’s Coronavirus Tests from China Don’t Work: https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/03/27/spain-bought-faulty-coronavirus-tests-china/

    • Thanks: Commentator Mike
    • Troll: vot tak
    • Replies: @ploni almoni
    , @Whitewolf
  193. L.K says:

    Good article by The Saker.

  194. @NPleeze

    No, 1,500-2,000 do NOT die of COVID-19 a day, it is possible that 1,500-2,000 die with COVID-19 a day, and if you don’t understand the difference, which I have already explained, then you are simply too stupid for discussion

    .

    I believe healthcare professionals, who provide the number of deaths to public health agencies, know very well the causes of their patient’s deaths in the vast majority of the cases. So I choose to believe their numbers over what you, a nobody, said.

    In any event, mortality on any given Sunday is not a particularly interesting statistic. For example, in many cities in the US, murder or a car accident may be the leading cause of death on any given day.

    There are about 56,000 murders and traffic fatalities a year in the U.S., or approximately 154 a day nationwide. And there are more than 300 cities in the U.S. with a population of more than 100,000. So no, murders and fatal traffic accidents are unlikely to be a leading cause of death in any city in the U.S. on any given day. You have no idea what you are talking about.

    • Replies: @NPleeze
  195. L.K says:
    @NPleeze

    You’ll dismiss it, I know, so just for the record:
    https://thehill.com/homenews/news/492053-coronavirus-now-leading-cause-of-death-in-us

    COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus that is spreading across the globe, is now the deadliest disease in the U.S., causing more deaths per day than cancer or heart disease.[ despite the lockdown measures ]

    A new graph published Tuesday by Maria Danilychev, a physician, showed COVID-19 is the cause of 1,970 deaths in the U.S. per day, according to Newsweek.

    It was only last week when Danilychev published a report showing COVID-19 as the third leading cause of death, taking the place of accidents, with fatalities averaging at around 748 per day.

    You are mistaken also in the danger this new virus represents to developing countries;
    To begin with, your premise for life expectancy is completely wrong, and probably applies only to Sub-Sahara Africa and a few other countries.

    Life expectancy in a lot of Latin American, MENA countries, and Asian countries tends to be in mid to late 70s range. In Brazil it’s 76, Mexico over 77, Cuba 80, Colombia 74, Algeria 76, Iran 76, Vietnam 76, Thailand 75, etc.
    Also, just like in the USA, the poorer tend to be less healthy and are more vulnerable to this virus, so the point the Saker made in the article is valid.

    • Disagree: NPleeze
    • Replies: @NPleeze
    , @jkb
  196. Vidi says:
    @NPleeze

    I.e. the [death-from-Covid] numbers are a fraud, but for some reason, people keep treating them like Gospel. It’s perverse.

    I doubt Chinese doctors are more skillful than American doctors at determining the true cause of death when the (former) patient had several simultaneous infirmities. The total Covid deaths should therefore be of comparable quality between the USA and China.

    Though I suspect you would like to deny it, at the moment more than five times as many Americans have died from Covid-19 than Chinese (18,330 versus 3,336). As China has about four times the American population, the USA is more than twenty times worse per capita. This is inexcusable.

    Of course, you are not the only one questioning the validity of the Covid death counts. The record shows that when the US accuses other countries of an impropriety, the US is quietly doing the exact same thing. Thus the loudness of your chorus is convincing me that the USA is frantically, desperately doing what it is accusing China of doing: cheating.

  197. NPleeze says:
    @last straw

    So I choose to believe their numbers over what you, a nobody, said.

    Well I’ve researched what the polices are and the health officials do not give a cause of death, only coroners do that, and that after an autopsy, which they are not performing. What they do is test for COVID-19, and if it is present, they mark it, and then the procedure is to declare it a COVID-19 death, with no cause of death having been established. That is just how it works now. You really don’t really understand how things work, but you think you are smart, a lethal combination.

    You have no idea what you are talking about.

    Another idiot comment. A city is not limited to populations over 100,000. Indeed, in most states, “city” means an incorporated municipality. Alabama requires 2,000 people for a “city”, smaller ones are towns. California makes no such distinction, and its smallest city, Vernon, has a population of 112 – making it quite certain that if a murder or other accident occurs on any given day, it will be the leading cause of death that day.

    As to larger cities, falling buildings was a leading cause of death in NYC for 1 day in 2001 too.

    • Replies: @last straw
  198. NPleeze says:
    @L.K

    Who cares what The Hill thinks? What evidence do they provide? None?

    As I wrote above, hospitals and health officials do not give a cause of death, only coroners do that, and that only after an autopsy, which they are not performing. What they do is test for COVID-19, and if it is present, they mark it, and then the procedure is to declare it a COVID-19 death, with no cause of death having been established. That is just how it works now. You really don’t really understand how things work, but you think you are smart, a lethal combination. The fact simply is the amount of false and maliciously false media reporting in the US is absolutely off the charts, and if you don’t have any critical abilities, as most Americans, and you, don’t, you just end up absolutely misinformed, but since the media repeats the lies ceaselessly, and you like a sponge soak it up, you think you are the smart bulb in the room.

    As to third world countries, we will see what happens. The susceptibility of each society will be based on the number of people with chronic diseases, esp. older ones with chronic diseases. Have a look at the global map here (may need to scroll down to see the color key; related Wiki page here), and you can see that deaths from chronic conditions (non-communicable diseases) is vastly lower in almost all of Africa than the Western countries; South America, with the exception of Brazil, is also significantly lower.

  199. “Another exceptionally dumb theory was that the virus only affected Asians. ”

    That was, actually, pushed by the same Unz Review this article was written for, which republished articles from the racist hate site VDare purportedly proving that since “only Asians are dying”, race is a real, biological thing, and therefore the racism openly pushed by VDare and only slightly less openly by Unz is fully justified. Even as Italians began dying in numbers the fairy tale was spread that those Italians weren’t really “true” (white) Italians, but Asian immigrants. When even that couldn’t hold up any longer, Ron Unz himself tried damage control by claiming that he had republished the VDare claptrap (from, let’s not forget, an openly racist site) only to be “provocative”. Who else published the VDare material? Well…the also openly racist Nazi-worshipping site Russia Insider, run, despite its name, by an American who was expelled from Russia, for starters.

    • Replies: @vot tak
  200. vot tak says:

    No worries, this is “just like a seasonal flu” (UPDATE)

    http://thesaker.is/no-worries-this-is-just-like-a-seasonal-flu/

    A blog entry of a photograph from ny showing multiple coffins being buried by people in protective clothing with a short description. No comments allowed. What is not discussed in it is who are being buried, beyond the dead are unclaimed bodies. In the usa, unclaimed bodies are usually those of homeless people. Are more homeless dying now due to the virus? Cant be discussed there.

  201. @Wally

    Wally, Wally, Wally. You have fallen in with a bad crowd. This is not kosher. Fauci does not want too many cured too early. This has to go on at least into late May for it to work. Brilliant and audacious conception though, and it is better than an all out war, I must admit.

  202. Whitewolf says:
    @9/11 Inside job

    There was not a huge crisis , the mainstream media of almost every country created ,by “fear porn” ,a crisis where none existed .

    Even going by the “official” numbers the governments of the world have overreacted. 24/7 media hysteria has created the crisis as you mention. Blaming China is the official narrative.

    More focus should be on the media and it’s lockstep coverage around the world with identical buzzwords like “social distancing”.

    Any time you see the media worldwide using the same buzzwords you should be suspicious as in the climate change nonsense.

  203. Whitewolf says:
    @Wally

    Made in China has never been seen as a sign of quality. I don’t see that changing anytime soon.

  204. jkb says:
    @vot tak

    Read Jacob Marley’s comment. The study was published in full at Nature (the red link).
    https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.01.22.914952v2

    And here’s another one:
    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2020/04/jon-rappoport/corona-creating-the-illusion-of-a-pandemic-through-diagnostic-tests/

    This “pandemic” seems to be nothing but statements.

    • Replies: @vot tak
  205. @NPleeze

    Well I’ve researched what the polices are and the health officials do not give a cause of death, only coroners do that, and that after an autopsy, which they are not performing. What they do is test for COVID-19, and if it is present, they mark it, and then the procedure is to declare it a COVID-19 death, with no cause of death having been established. That is just how it works now. You really don’t really understand how things work, but you think you are smart, a lethal combination.

    For nature deaths, autopsies are only performed if the families require it. It does not mean that causes of deaths cannot be established in the majority of the cases. As I said, you just do not know what you are talking about.

    Another idiot comment. A city is not limited to populations over 100,000. Indeed, in most states, “city” means an incorporated municipality. Alabama requires 2,000 people for a “city”, smaller ones are towns. California makes no such distinction, and its smallest city, Vernon, has a population of 112 – making it quite certain that if a murder or other accident occurs on any given day, it will be the leading cause of death that day.

    As to larger cities, falling buildings was a leading cause of death in NYC for 1 day in 2001 too.

    According to your definition, there are probably thousands of cities. But on average there are only 154 deaths a day due to murder and traffic fatalities nationwide. Now imagine distributing these fatalities over thousands of places. So normally murders and traffic fatalities would unlikely be a leading cause of death in any city on any given day, just as I said before. No, I wasn’t talking about terrorists flying into WTC, a once in a life time event.

    • Replies: @NPleeze
  206. jkb says:
    @kemerd

    “while displays of crying nurses and overwhelmed hospitals are there to see in every corner of the world, etc. ”

    What this nurse said is interesting:
    (She was laid off, btw)

    “The days went by, the cases in my county ticked up at a glacially slow pace, as of today we have a whopping 350 cases in a county of half a million people. We have had 5 deaths. Our hospitals are bleeding money, the hospital I am based at is like a ghost town. ”

    https://allnurses.com/the-calm-before-the-storm-t717753/?page=2&tab=comments#comment-7587439

  207. jkb says:
    @L.K

    Has anyone established that this “virus” did cause the disease named Covid-19? Because this paper did not.

    Virus-specific nucleotide-positive and viral-protein seroconversion was observed in all patients tested and provides evidence of an association between the disease and the presence of this virus. However, there are still many urgent questions that remain to be answered. The association between 2019-nCoV and the disease has not been verified by animal experiments to fulfil the Koch’s postulates to establish a causative relationship between a microorganism and a disease.

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2012-7

    And has it been established that this virus sars-cov-2 does exit? I haven’t seen any confirmation from scientists on this matter. Anyone knows?

  208. PeterMX says:
    @Alfred

    I agree with the sentiments exressed in this article by The Saker and this article on the failure of the US.

    10 Signs the U.S. Is Heading for a Depression
    https://www.unz.com/mwhitney/10-signs-the-u-s-is-heading-for-a-depression/

    The dollar is not at an all time high against the Euro but it has been doing very well against the Euro and all or most currencies despite having a disasterous economy. Everythi8ng in the US is based on debt and everyonne and everything is in debt. The US is 24 trillion dolars in debt, the states are all in debt, most Americans have no savings and many are in debt and we operate things such as an oil industry that is not profitable. Shale oil costs more to extract and produce the oil than can be made from selling it. Russia and Arab countries can and might put US oil out of business by lowering the price of oil.

    Why anyo9ne woulld view the US dollar as a safe haven when the US economy is 24 trillion dollars in debt is a mystery. The Swiss Franc is a safe haven, the Japanese Yes is a pretty good curreny. The EURO is not a safe haven and has major problems but not as bad as the US. And why people purchase treasury bonds with a 1% interest rate when the US is 24 trillion dollars in debt is a mystery. Those are junk bonds.

    I agree with Ron Paul, David Stockman, Paul Craig Rooberts and most with Peter Schiff who says the US dollar will fall and might collapse completely. When this will happen exactly ia hard to say but the US has only been able to put it off thru economis tricks like quantitative easing. The EURO has big problems but not as big as the US.

    Time will tell who is right.

    • Agree: bluedog
  209. Meet your new rulers, same as the old rulers:

    • Replies: @Desert Fox
  210. Kali says:
    @9/11 Inside job

    Not only Gates and Kissinger. Tony Blair and Gordon Brown both called for 1 world government too. In sick paedophile/pederast Browns’ case, he inserted the word “temporary” in order to mollify the masses.

    Got some news yesterday that even here, most of the way up a mountain in rural Portugal, 5g is going live on the 28th of this month… Or, should I say, “they” think it is. It really isn’t!

    With love,
    Kali.

  211. vot tak says:
    @jkb

    Apparently it is very important to israel that the goy colonials undefend themselves against this epidemic.

  212. Meimou says:
    @A123

    Liar. Corbett Report destroys this.

    Covid World Order

    Covid1984 was a shot in the arm in the NWO.

    Trumpstien shill Vox Day is also pushing this nonsense for what’s it’s worth.

  213. vot tak says:
    @Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist

    This “comment” is an disingenuous attempt to equate speculation that the virus has a race specific aspect with white supremacy and those who promote white supremacy. It is a dishonest endeavor to discredit speculation about there being a racial aspect of the disease, which by default would then discredit discussion it could be an engineered bioweapon that targeted Chinese racial characteristics in some manner. A typical zionazi-gay guardianista tactic I’ve observed these websayanim practice close to 20 years now at sites such as the (now fortunately defunct) guardiantalk and current “home base” websites such as moon of alabama, just the talk, off guardian, & little green footballs, (and also unfortunately now saker’s site) to name a few.

    Regarding the possible racial aspect of the disease, this is some of what I wrote earlier here, which bears repeating:

    Ignoring the aspie childishness of the use of the word “dumb” as a way to denigrate those saker disagrees with, that “dumb” theory (racial aspect) was inspired by research showing Chinese, aged and males were more susceptible to this virus. I have seen plenty of evidence that age is a major factor. I’ve also seen reports mentioning the prevalence of males being victims. What I have not seen is anything about the ethnic make up of the victims. Absolutely none at all. So as far as I am concerned, till I do see some definitive evidence about the ethnic aspect of the victims, I remain neutral about whether this is a factor. When I write victims here, I mean those who get very sick or die from the disease, not all those who get a slight or mild case or exhibit no real symptoms at all and simply are carriers of the virus.

  214. Anonymous[258] • Disclaimer says:
    @vot tak

    Maybe he was thinking of you when he posted this: https://thesaker.is/a-quick-message-for-censored-crybabies/

    • Troll: vot tak
    • Replies: @vot tak
  215. @Twodees Partain

    You did forget this one.
    And the hospitals are filled with volunteers, and the dead corpses are manekins.

  216. vot tak says:
    @Anonymous

    I noticed there is a disclaimer notice next to your very creatively selected nick. This what that disclaimer says about you:

    “However, any commenter may also freely leave comments under the Anonymous/Anon handles, which are absolutely anonymous. But such totally anonymous comments may easily be misused for back-biting or malicious, unfair attacks on others, and should be taken much less seriously than comments that come “have a return address,” perhaps coming from individuals with established credibility.”

    Regarding saker’s adolescent tantrum you linked to, you guardianistas figured out the guy’s weaknesses, and went to work, and no doubt are quite proud of the result.

  217. Seraphim says:
    @Skeptikal

    Indeed he did run a number of pieces about Islam and there is nothing wrong about that per se. I just find perplexing that a professed Orthodox prefers to pepper his takes on the world situation with more Islamic ‘wisdom’ than Christian, leaving one with the impression that he is propagandizing Islam above Christianity under the guise of ‘openness’. It is really irritating.

  218. @vot tak

    Andrei Raevsky has swallowed the obvious artificial hype and psyop consisting of statatitically useless daily numbers of “cases’ and “new deaths” and all kinds of categories. And the obvious tabloid style photos and videos and headlines.
    Obviously covid can be virulent and cause some serious respiratory response involving hypoxia in some people, but its overall lethality has been shown over and over to be in the same range as the flu.
    https://swprs.org/a-swiss-doctor-on-covid-19/

    You cannot, absolutely cannot, calculate its lethality by the daily numbers, which are specifically meant to prevent you from doing so. It is disappointing that Raevsky cannot see through the garbage lists of daily numbers we are bombarded with everywhere. I mean that he cannot see how deliberately useless they are, and how unremarkable the last few months have been in terms of excess mortality.

  219. NPleeze says:
    @last straw

    It does not mean that causes of deaths cannot be established in the majority of the cases.

    It actually does. If there is a clear cause of death, that is one thing, but that is quite rare in general and I am sure rarer still with COVID-19. No, the CDC instructs doctors to claim COVID-19 merely if it is suspected that COVID-19 contributed to the death. At the same time, the actual cause of death remains unknown, without an autopsy.

    At least if we have daily death totals for the past 6 years in NY to compare against, there could be some meaningful discussion, but as usual, the Tyrants hide the data that reveal their criminality. Must be “classified”.

    there are probably thousands of cities

    Many thousands.

    So normally murders and traffic fatalities would unlikely be a leading cause of death in any city on any given day, just as I said before.

    Of course, and like I wrote, which comment started this subtopic, “For example, in many cities in the US, murder or a car accident may be the leading cause of death on any given day. ” I never claimed that on any given city it is likely that murder is the leading cause of death, but that is also not the case for COVID-19. In how many of those thousands of cities is it the “leading cause” of death, assuming we count only those who can be proven died from COVID-19 and not those who died suspected of having died of it?

    a once in a life time event

    Maybe that was, but there are countless cities in the world where the US bombing them is the leading cause of death. So sure, crimes against humanity by global terrorists – esp. the trifecta of Evil, US, UK and Israel – murder vastly more people than COVID-19. Can those countries be quarantined … off the planet?

  220. Sadness says:

    Saker is interesting, but, he’s also a religious freak, so for everything he says, it might best be understood that he has an agenda, as with all such folks of every ‘faith’ & sect

  221. BAP says:

    The original plan was the Eurasian “empire” (or something like that), using BRICS (in the wall) as the main power center, all of this after collapsing the western first world by the typical means this kind of people use.
    The ELites would flee to Russia, China, Oceania and other places who are still extremely tolerant of their bullshit (like Latin America and Africa).
    Some sort of authoritarian statist trash led by psychotic people (in the mold of fascism, communism or nazism) would be implemented after a forced takeover cause by Event 201 (coronavirus). The economic collapse would be “fixed” by lots of new loans and the whole economy being bought with a huge discount by the people who were mysteriously prepared for this, liquidating their less stable assets before the crisis.
    I don’t know if things deviated from this original plan too much yet.

  222. Jets says:
    @bored muslim

    I have come across many comments, but this has to be a unique one. This is it :-))

  223. pharisees says: • Website

    Habakkuk ch. 2 drunk is of Daniel 11:14 robbers’ vision Steve Bannon/New World Order. King of South is USA, King of North is Russia. Catholic SB becomes USA VP, Catholic Pence Prez, Trump not prez. before Nov. 2020. IS AS DEATH Nationalist Bannon murder machine includg. 60 Gigahertz wigig, famine, mass roundup’s in USA and spoiling of nations South & Central America, Mexico & others is visionaries’ plan: bring shame on USA, bankrupt USA, plunder nations through Bannon’s terror reign, nuke Iran Russia & China; said terror reign to ‘justify’ end of national sovereignty, create The Supranational Government to rule world control credit creation for whole world and be run by Jew Pharisee owned Vatican & their trusted Swissy Gentiles who did bring Hitler to the world to justify creation of Israel. But the V’s shall fall. Read King James version closest to original Jewish texts. Jews of God and Jews of Satan; Gentiles of God and Gentiles of Satan. God knows who is good, who is good but deceived by false doctrines and who are the evil deceived. Judgment falls on the Jewish Pharisees for all the righteous blood shed on earth, Matthew 23:35, the righteous blood found in the Catholic church empire, Rev. 18:24-means the Jewish Pharisees own said empire; they did found the Christian altars/church masters, Hebrews 13:10, 13:17, Acts 23:6, Philippians 3:3-6, Genesis 49:1, 49:27, Romans 11:13. Rev. 17:5, the whore is Catholic church, the harlots are all non-Catholic Christian churches. Pharisees.org

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