The landscape of politics in America has completely changed in the past few years. One reason is that the Democratic Party has taken a hard turn left. The party is now dominated by the white, bicoastal elites who have alienated their previous core constituency of working-class voters and minorities. This change created a vacuum on the political playing field making it possible for a populist like Donald Trump to become president in 2016. This alienation led to the “America First” rallying cry that changed the outcome of that presidential election. This is exactly what the polls totally missed just prior to the 2016 election (and what they are still missing today).

In an environment where you have a small group of elites ruling over the working class, what you get is a top-down model where rules are imposed without consideration for the needs and rights of the general public.  Essentially, what you get is good old-fashioned class warfare.  This will eventually pit the working class directly against the government.

I know that will sound counterintuitive to some since the current protests and riots are driven by the far-left. However, the riots are only symptomatic of a movement to replace government institutions with a police state and eventually totalitarianism… and yes, you have to abolish the police first before you can have a “police state.” The first step is to replace the history (e.g. destruction of statues), then you destroy the institutions (e.g. abolish the police), and then you cancel the culture through things like groupthink. In the end, you create a hive-mind culture where the elites can pull the strings from behind the scenes.

This is what it means when someone says that they want to ”fundamentally transform” America. The fundamental aspect of America is freedom and personal liberties.  So, after the transformation, you will simply be a slave to micro-chipped technology. You will be tracked by the government in a myriad of ways, including biometric systems and facial recognition software. The NSA will eavesdrop on everything you do. In effect, 1984 will have become a reality. Welcome to the dystopian nightmare named America.

 

“The whole reason the world is the way it is right now is because people have been manipulated by the media-controlling class into accepting an absolutely insane status quo as normal.” – Kaitlin Johnstone

 

 

 

 

“Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, psychiatrists destroy minds, scientists destroy truth, major media destroys information, religions destroy spirituality and governments destroy freedom.” – Michael Ellner

 

More and more, every day, up is down and down is up. Now, right is wrong and wrong is right. Pretty confusing wouldn’t you say?

Our reality is so distorted that it is difficult for the mind to wrap itself around the world presented to it. The government lies about anything and everything and the media reinforces the lies. Historians write about the past but much of it is a fiction since the victors are the ones responsible for the history books.

As for science, the scientists realize that we live in a shadow world. As astrophysicist Arthur Eddington put it, “In the world of physics…the shadow of my elbow rests on the shadow table as the shadow ink flows over the shadow paper…the frank realization that physical science is concerned with a world of shadow…” Why are we unaware of the shadow world? The main things to understand in that regard are the following: (1) Our physical senses have a very limited range of perception. In effect, we live inside a bubble limited by what our physical senses can actually perceive; (2) The mind cannot distinguish between what is real and what is vividly imagined. For all we know, dreams are real and life is a dream; and (3) The decisions that we make are made mostly by the subconscious mind, without our knowing that was even the case. The subconscious mind runs our lives and the conscious mind scurries about trying to make sense of it.

Orwellian doublethink pervades the shadow world. For example, politicians use terms that are pleasing for the voters to hear, not unlike motherhood and apple pie, but in reality these expressions mean something totally different, something that the voters would never vote for at all. George Orwell called this doublethink. It occurs when someone accepts two mutually contradictory thoughts as correct without ever being aware that there was even a contradiction in terms. For Orwell then, “war is peace and freedom is slavery.” The establishment uses doublethink themselves to deceive the public. Case in point is the politicians trying to convince us that you have to engage in endless wars to ensure peace.

Orwell warned us about the shadow world and the elites controlling it. He said that the elites “…learnt how to keep their position permanently – by cultivating ignorance among the other classes and by constantly surveying them through the Thought Police. Part of this strategy included the maintenance of a state of continual warfare…to keep a state of emergency always present as the surest guarantee of authoritarianism.” The objective of the civil war raging in the country is a police state. Orwell saw it coming and wrote about it in !984.

 

Epilogue

You may think that you’ve heard it all, but what if I told you that in the shadow world a city can actually be a State and what you think is a country might really be a corporation. Doublethink that!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Having attacked the decision to remove troops from Syria, politicians and the media alike are now focusing on attacking the removal of troops from Afghanistan. Almost twenty years now, we have been mired in an unwinnable war. Still, the pols would like to extend our run. Why?

Afghanistan is a prime example of how geopolitics determines what wars we fight and why. Zbigniew Brzezinski, a former top government official, was a leading practitioner of the art of geopolitics. His resume included the overthrow of the Shah of Iran, siding with China over  Taiwan sovereignty, relinquishing control of the strategic Panama Canal and founding of the Trilateral Commission.  It was the Trilateral Commission that Hillary Clinton invoked, as Secretary of State, by saying that it was good that the Trilateral Commission opened up new offices close to the Capitol so that when she needed a policy decision that it would be a short walk down the streetSo, now you know who sets government policy.

In short, geopolitics is the art of how to meddle internationally and sell your decisions to the public (through the media), and I might mention at the expense of the U.S. taxpayer and the loss of lives of U.S. soldiers. So, we’ve meddled in Afghanistan for almost twenty years now with no real explanation to the public of why we’re there. The explosive disclosures in the Afghanistan Papers established that the military always said that there was no reason for us to have gone into Afghanistan. However, in geopolitics you don’t need such a reason. Actually, there are a number of reasons why “special interests” would like us to stay in Afghanistan and I’ll give you one that I’m pretty sure that you are unaware of – the Afghan drug trade.

You see, you can make money in many different ways, either by controlling the government, by controlling how the government spends its trillions of dollars and through the influence peddling that goes along with all of it. If you want a primer on how wars are started off the books, so to speak, check out the movie Lord of War. The movie has implications with regards to the Benghazi affair and the supplying of arms to revolutionaries in the Middle East.

Tulsi Gabbard took a lot of flak for agreeing with the decision to remove troops from Syria.  It was very unpopular with the establishment (Deep State/military industrial complex). Well, the establishment would like us to stay in Afghanistan, Gabbard would not. So, this is more of the same double-speak on the part of the media and certain parts of the government – just more of the Tulsi Gabbard Syndrome that we’ve seen before.

Some people will, no doubt, not be uninterested in this topic. If so, they should just take the blue pill and go back to sleep.

 

“That is why the neocon/neolib warmongers will do anything to stop me.” – Tulsi Gabbard

 

 

War drums are beating around the world.  As the era of the American Empire comes to a close, other forces are rushing into the vacuum created because of the withdrawal of U.S. forces from around the world.

China has been flexing its muscles recently by illegally expanding its territorial waters into international waters.  Worse, China has violated an international treaty which historically ensured a measure of sovereignty for Hong Kong (resulting in the recent riots in Hong Kong). Now, they have even threatened the sovereignty of Taiwan. In the Middle East, Turkey has ambitions to reestablish an Ottoman Empire in the Middle East, starting with its invasion of Syria. As for Venezuela, they are trying to export their brand of communism throughout the hemisphere.

The U.S. is not becoming isolationists as some have claimed.  Rather, the money necessary to finance such worldly adventures is now beyond our means to deal with. The nation’s “credit card” is maxed out and the dollar is increasingly worthless. The world no longer buys oil with dollars. The petro-dollar system is dead and the American Republic is on life-support, financially speaking.

Even the civil war in America is a reflection of our country’s financial problems, as different groups fight each other to gain the upper hand in deciding what comes next. The general public is totally unaware of the shadow war that is being fought behind the scenes. As usual, the elites want to control, and profit from, any new system.  As usual, the average American will be asked to foot the bill. There are all kinds of slavery and I’m pretty sure that you never considered that you too might be a slave.

 

Epilogue

The nation’s financial problems go back to revolutionary days. The Civil War bankrupted the country resulting in a bailout by foreign bankers. As a result, the nation was “incorporated”   by means of the Act of 1871. As a result, we later wound up with the Federal Reserve and the I.R.S., both of which are not part of the federal government.

The U.S. corporation formed by the Act of 1871 is now bankrupt. Where will the financing for the nation’s trillions of dollars of debt come from?  The shadow war will have to play out in order to get us out of the stalemate that we’re currently in. Buckle up, it’s going to be a bumpy ride.

 

“War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.”
– George Orwell

 

 

This from Sister Toldjah today at Red State:

“The mainstream media and Democrats simply can’t seem to make up their minds when it comes to the radical left-wing anarchistic group Antifa. They’re either 1) modern-day versions of the WWII Normandy beach heroes and saving America from alt-right racists, 2) a fringe group joining up with white supremacist agitators to disrupt peaceful protests in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, or 3) they … simply don’t exist. That they are a mythical creation was posited by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) during a Thursday debate on the Democratic-led House’s police reform bill. Nadler, the House Judiciary Committee Chairman, stated on the House floor that Republicans were ‘dealing with imaginary things like Antifa.’”

It would be downright laughable if this wasn’t such a serious issue.  Once again, politicians prove that common sense is not so common. Thanks Jerry.

“Friend points out on D-Day anniversary that the men who stormed the beaches of Normandy were the true and original antifa,” – Paul Farhi, journalist

 

BET founder Robert Johnson recently trashed the anarchists who have been destroying statues all across the country.  In a TV interview, Johnson said that, “[They] have the mistaken assumption that black people are sitting around cheering for them saying…’Look at these white people. They’re doing something so important to us. They’re taking down the statue of a Civil War general who fought for the South.’”  That’s especially true when one of the statues was of Abraham Lincoln himself.

However, what Johnson and many others are missing is that the destruction of statues by these anarchists has little to nothing to do with slavery or racist individuals. These individuals are intent on destruction, plain and simple – destruction of our history, our culture and our very way of life.

This is not about racism, but rather it’s about revolution. These are Marxists revolutionaries who are intent on overthrowing our government and shredding our Constitution. Patrisse Cullors, the co-founder of BLM, has publicly admitted that her group is “trained Marxists” and it’s readily apparent what Antifa is. If you want to know who is behind them, you just need to follow the money trail. You might be surprised where it leads. As for the statues, they now cease to exist. As such, they have been relegated into the dustbin of history.

 

“Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.” – George Orwell

 

 

The Second Wave

06/24/2020

Well, the second wave is upon us and here’s why I don’t care (and neither should you). When the first wave hit we were told that there were two options – let the virus run its course or lockdown the nation.  We were told by the experts, like Dr. Fauci, that both options would result in the same number of deaths. The only differences would be the timing of the deaths and the availability of healthcare (particularly, hospital beds).

We were told that if we went the lockdown route, all we were doing was “smoothing out the curve,” so to speak. If we chose the lockdown, there would still be a second wave (and they were right, obviously). So, now these same experts are making noises about locking down the country again. However, here’s what they are not saying:

  • A second lockdown was never part of the second option and, furthermore, is not even necessary.
  • A second lockdown will not prevent more fatalities. All we would be doing is smoothing the curve.
  • Although the number of Covid19 cases are increasing rapidly in some areas, the number of deaths is decreasing rapidly.

The reason that deaths are going down is that Covid19 is acting more like the flu (coronavirus) that it really is. Up ’til now, Covid19 deaths have primarily been confined to older people, especially those with underlying medical conditions.  However, older people constitute only 16% of the population.  So, now that the low-hanging fruit is gone, deaths are way down (even with a higher number of Covid19 cases).

Bottom line: It’s the flu, so get over it.  We’ve never locked down the nation for a flu epidemic before and we have had some very serious ones in the past. Here’s what you need to know. Lockdowns and vaccines are not going to protect you from Covid19; only herd immunity is going to do that. However, you will almost never hear about that from the media and you need to ask the question why not. The answer is intuitively obvious – the call for a second lockdown is not about your health, it’s about politics pure and simple.

The data and research clearly shows that a large segment of the population (under age 45) has had very few fatalities. The Swedish model was to quarantine the high risk group while allowing the general population to self-quarantine, if necessary…and they got the same results of the UK that locked down everyone. That’s why the Swedish approach in dealing with Covid19 is now the model. So, if no-lockdown is the model, why would anyone be suggesting another lockdown?

 

Epilogue

The economy is on life-support already and the government is bankrupt. Bankrupt, you understand. In addition, as an article today in ZeroHedge said, “American cities face an imminent fiscal reckoning of apocalyptic proportions.” States too by the way. For example, some state pension plans are so far underwater that retirees may never see a nickel. Illinois, Michigan and California are already in line for a federal bailout.

However, the nation is bankrupt. Where is the money supposed to come from? According to some politicians like AOC or Elizabeth Warren, we can just print all the money we want including the trillions necessary to fund the Green New Deal. That used to be somewhat true, but the demise of the petro-dollar has changed all that. Besides, the purchasing power of the U.S. dollar has already been severely eroded by previously printing “all the money we want.”

Forty-five million people have filed new unemployment claims in just the last three months due to the Covid19 crisis. Further, the Federal Reserve has used the Covid19 crisis as cover to do irreparable damage to the nation. You can only imagine what will happen if we lock down again.

The Covid19 pandemic is a crisis of epic proportion. However, the coming economic crisis will totally dwarf that. We are well down the road to the next Great Depression. Watching the Covid19 crisis is like watching a train wreck in slow-motion. The train wreck itself is pretty bad, but when the train goes off the tracks it destroys everything and everybody in its path. Of course, that’s the general idea behind a lockdown in the first place.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As the Democratic Party moves far-left and embraces Antifa and BLM, it leaves moderate Democrats and even some liberals out in the proverbial cold. The rift in the party was apparent during the vote on impeachment back in January when Tulsi Gabbard and three other congressmen bucked the party-line vote to impeach Trump.

Tulsi Gabbard is a contender for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in 2020.  Gabbard is against what she calls “endless wars” and America’s military involvement around the world, all of which has drawn the wrath of much of her party. This is what I refer to as the Tulsi Gabbard Effect. That is, a politician is attacked by their very own party for taking a political position that the party used to embrace.

However, the feud between Gabbard and the Democratic Party is only symptomatic of a deeper issue. In the past couple of years, the Democratic Party has suddenly changed its platform on everything from our economic system to wars to defunding the police.  I picked out these three issues, among many, because all three would have lasting effects that would impact the lives of our children (and their children).

The support for defunding the police is part of a drive to change the vey fabric of our society and our culture. The term that they use for this is to “fundamentally transform” America.  Anytime someone uses the term “fundamentally transform,” they are referring to switching from capitalism to socialism where the government controls the means of production and where free markets cease to exist. The switch to socialism would also involve scrapping the Constitution, or at the very least the 1st and 2nd Amendments.

So, when they say “fundamentally transform,” what they are truly talking about is revolution.

So, when you see the riots on TV what you are looking at is civil war.

So, when anyone asks you to “take a knee,” they have just involved you in that war.

 

This is 2020 and yet it is 1984, right out of George Orwell’s book.

“And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed – if all records told the same tale – then the lie passed into history and became truth.” – George Orwell

 

In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, the pollsters all agreed that Hillary was a sure thing. Then, a strange thing happened on the way to the Electoral College. The Orange Man won! Thus, Trump Derangement Syndrome was born. Why was this such a triggering event for so many? The underlying answer will certainly surprise you. It’s not about Democrats vs. Republicans. That’s just a kabuki dance that’s intended to be a theater for your mind.

Down through history, there has always been class warfare. The pharaohs, the Caesars and the kings have always tried to maintain control over the masses without being beheaded (Et tu Brute). So, one day the ruling class decided to institute something revolutionary – democracy. With the U.S. and French Revolutions, the world political landscape was dramatically changed overnight.  One thing remained unchanged, though. The ruling class still ruled, albeit from behind the scenes.  For example, the Queen of England does not rule the British Empire. The Queen is simply a figurehead and the real power is The Crown, which is a corporation controlled by certain elites.

That’s why nearly every U.S. president is descended from European/ English/Irish/Scottish royalty – even Obama and Trump.  So, why is the Orange Man bad, then?  Just like the mafia, family feuds break out from time to time and you get internecinal fighting.  The current civil war in America is, in reality, a fight between two “royal” families. On one side, you have the likes of the Bush/Clinton/Obama triumvirate.  On the other side, you have a group that likes to refer to themselves as the Gnostic Illuminati. Both sides like to trace their lineage back to the Sumerian kings, giving them what they believe is a divine right to rule.

From the perspective of the Bush/Clinton/Obama group, the Orange Man was not supposed to win.  He was not “one of them.” Therefore, the Orange Man is bad.  It’s, in effect, a euphemism for “our side didn’t win.” Their family feud is currently resulting in riots, among other things, which are intended to overthrow the current regime. Regardless of the outcome, class warfare will be the order of the day…and you can easily guess what class you will be in.

 

“The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite.”  – Thomas Jefferson

 

 

To CHAZ, With Love

06/14/2020

The recent riots have already produced protests, wanton destruction of property, CHAZ zones…and now the blame game.  Politicians who could have done something about the problem (but didn’t) would now like to blame someone, indeed anyone, to deflect criticism of their own actions.  So, the police is the current whipping boy. Of course, what everyone fails to mention is that politicians have failed to address the issues of the inner cities for years, including the use of excessive force by the police.

The riots have occurred in cities that have a number of things in common. These cities have chronic government corruption; they have failed to reform their police departments; and they are systemically racist. Cities like Minneapolis, Atlanta, New York City, Seattle, Washington DC, Los Angeles and my hometown Chicago come to mind. Worse, perhaps, these are cities whose government officials ordered their police departments to stand-down with respect to the rioters. So, they just watched and let their city burn. Someone needs to take responsibility. Of course, that will not likely happen when you have a media that is complicit in covering up the radical nature of the violence.

Rather, the hue and cry is that the police are so inherently broken that we have to do away with them.  As Ilhan Omar says, “You can’t really reform a department that is rotten to the root.” What a way to pass off the problem. Instead, why don’t the politicians just do what they were elected to do and fix what they messed up?

However, the citizens of these cities elected their own city officials. So, perhaps, some of the blame should be laid at the feet of the voters. As John Nolte put it (with reference to the riots in Minneapolis), ”When you’re stupid enough to vote for a Louis Farrakhan-hugging, Antifa-embracing radical like Keith Ellison to be your attorney general, your state’s top law enforcement officer… Enjoy the bed you made.”

Now, the riots have transitioned into the CHAZ movement, taking over and occupying whole city blocks. In our permissive society, we deal with a petulant teenager by letting their anger run its course. That is not going to work here.  Has anyone even considered how this all going to play out?

 

Epilogue

It all kind of reminds me of a ’60s song entitled To CHAZ, With Love, or something like that. Back then they made love, not war. “War, good God, y’all. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.” Trying telling that to the “warlord” with the nom de guerre of Raz. As the sign says at the CHAZ checkpoint, “Now leaving U.S.A.”

 

“At @MoonPalaceBooks and I just found the book that strike fear in the heart of @realDonald Trump.” – Keith Ellison, posing with the book Antifa, The Anti-Fascist Handbook