Guess what, folks…..
The USA ROUTINELY attacks Crimea…..
…..and I’m not just talking, “morally.”
I’ll talk about that, and religion again…..
…..and free speech, lots of war stuff…..
…..food prices, NOT investment advice, other things.
For the religion part…..
You’ll have to read to the bottom.
This is my longest post ever.
“I Don’t Want To Be Buried In the Pet Sematary”
This is from a few days ago.
It’s a Ukrainian students club…..
…..at a major Russian university, in Moscow.
If it’s not obvious…..
This is an approved club…..
…..doing an approved event.
Not some protest action.
Can you imagine RUSSIAN flags…..
…..today, at Harvard?
Even if… hypothetically…..
…..it was an approved action (at Harvard)…..
Not some provocation…..
Someone would still come and flip the table…..
…..or at least, sweep everything off it.
Someone else, would grab the flag…..
…..and run away with it.
It would be a scene.
The campus police would show up…..
…..and tell EVERYONE to leave.
(And the USA is, supposedly, not even at war with anyone!)
For those of you who believed…..
…..the (year-old) propaganda about…..
“Shady, Putin-linked figures leaving nasty notes and dead rats at the door of anyone who dares question the regime and its bloody war.”
If you believed that…..
You’re either a fool…..
…..or you work for the MSM…..
…..and are by definition…..
…..selling your ass to pay the mortgage.
If you didn’t already know…..
The MSM has its victims boxed in a fabricated world.
IT IS ALL TOTALLY FAKE.
America was hit by a truck…..
Buried in the Pet Sematary…..
…..and came back as Something Else.
…..there’s more “freedom of speech“…..
…..than in the USA.
They might yet crack down…..
…..(I think, to win, they have to)…..
…..but for right now, today, this minute…..
…..that’s just how it is.
Now, I know the Too-Proud Americans out there…..
…..(the “bye bye… drinking whiskey and rye” types… but also the Leftists, because they’re all on the same Agenda now)…..
“But, but, but… Russians can’t say anything against Putin!”
You can say a lot about Putin.
You just can’t write about his FAMILY…..
…..(or his girlfriend, who was sanctioned. Can’t travel to the USA or have a bank account here, hahahaha, what the hell? Bring her here, have her spill the beans.)
Kind of like…..
Well, you know…..
It’s the same with this guy:
What the hell is he saying?
It’s hard to make out.
Probably something like:
“Mercouris takes an hour to say what he could in five minutes, because he’s a businessman, and he’s keeping you hooked for his YouTube ads. If you feel triggered by this, please unsubscribe from my mailing list, and never visit this site again, because I have a different business model, and you’re obviously a broke ass teenage groupie, who will never give me any money, not even five dollars, not now and not five years from now, despite all the value you gain from this blog, and the enormous time I put into it. Please go flush yourself down the can, because you are crap.”
(Any non-crap people who can’t part with even five dollars, please, at least follow and like me on Elon Musk’s new toy. Scroll down and make sure to like everything, even the old stuff. Thank you!)
The USA Attacks Crimea, Routinely
Yes, the USA attacks Russia…..
…..several times each week.
You won’t hear about it in the MSM…..
…..because Tucker Carlson would grab it…..
…..and run with it…..
…..and “they” don’t need any such PR problems.
They don’t want the public to know ANYTHING AT ALL.
They’d rather keep it dumb and happy, like…..
“We give the Ukrainians the tools they need, and that’s it.”
…..when people are IGNORANT…..
…..there are FEWER SURPRISES…..
…..and it’s easier to do whatever you want.
Sadly, our MSM is happy to oblige.
And so, for example:
On February 28th…..
…..as per publicly-available, Russian air traffic control data…..
…..(I think it was a “NOTAM”)…..
…..another MQ-9 Reaper drone…..
…..spent the entire day…..
…..off the coast of Crimea…..
…..presumably, surveying potential Russian targets…..
…..and air defense positions, and their radar frequencies…..
And, AS USUAL…..
…..when this happens…..
…..THE VERY NEXT DAY…..
…..in this case, March 1st…..
…..a large number (this time, 15)…..
…..of Ukrainian kamikaze drones…..
…..were launched against Crimea.
I’ve mentioned before…..
…..that some “Ukrainian” drones are assembled…..
…..from U.S. Government-supplied components…..
(BTW, I had also mentioned this was “classified”… and right after that, permanently lost TWO-THIRDS of my mailing list readership from the “…senate.gov” email domain. LOL, they are afraid. Everyone is afraid.)
…..one or more smaller varieties…..
…..are assembled within the Ukraine itself…..
…..also, from components sent from the U.S.
I can’t say which drones are attacking where, exactly.
The Ukraine also launches stuff…..
…..into Russia’s pre-2014 borders.
But, Crimea bears the brunt of it.
The U.S. provides the targeting information…..
…..and intel on the location and radar activity…..
…..of Russia’s air defenses…..
….AND, a steady stream of materials…..
…..to assemble the drones…..
…..and all the Ukraine has to do…..
…..is assemble them…..
…..and launch them.
How many drones?
A couple of months ago…..
The daily record launched against Crimea…..
Recently, it was 12.
On March 1st, it was 15.
Typically, all launched…..
…..at just about the same time…..
In “wave” attacks.
None of these drones has hit anything, for months.
The only real damage was, one time…..
…..in the summer…..
…..when one kamikaze…..
…..set off a munitions store next to an airbase…..
…..destroying up to 10 aircraft.
That was a doozy.
Russia massively ramped up its Crimean air defenses.
Since then, “no luck.”
…..these are routine U.S. ACTS OF WAR…..
Of course, this is hardly different…..
…..from providing the Ukraine…..
…..with daily, precise targeting information…..
…..against Russian ground targets near Donetsk, etc……
…..from U.S. satellites…..
…..with coordinates out to six decimals…..
…..while also giving the Ukraine…..
…..the MLRS systems and missiles…..
…..to be launched at those coordinates.
(Just tap in the coordinates, and press the button.)
These are ACTS OF WAR.
It is a U.S. war against Russia.
Ukrainians are the DUMB MEAT…..
(Yes, there are UK forces in the Ukraine, there are Polish “ex” military in the Ukraine, there are volunteers, but it’s still at least 98 percent Ukrainians.)
But EVERYTHING else…..
…..comes from the U.S. or its hegemonic bloc.
I am NOT, NOT, NOT calling for this…..
…..and it most likely won’t happen…..
…..but, Russia would CERTAINLY be justified…..
…..in responding MILITARILY…..
…..to these ACTS OF WAR.
Under any legal or moral analysis….
A Russian military response…..
…..would be not only justified…..
Again, I’m NOT saying it will happen.
It probably WON’T…..
Or. if it does…..
…..it would be VASTLY asymmetric…..
…..(The only response I’d eagerly get behind, is if they released a korona-varyant to kill the mRNA vakk-syn-ay-ted, holy moly. That would sure swing the next election, much more than spending $100,000 on Facebook ads for both parties’ candidates in 2016, hahahahaha)…..
It would be JUSTIFIED.
Sure, you can bitch all you want…..
…..that “Russia invaded the Ukraine“…..
But, you know…..
The story goes…..
The U.S. is NOT a party to the war.
It’s a bullshit story.
What’s perhaps even MORE interesting…..
According to the most credible Russian sources…..
Before the MQ-9 Reapers and perhaps other drones…..
…..(and, before the Russian withdrawal, Snake Island)…..
…..was being surveyed by…..
…..Boeing E-3 Sentry “AWACS” planes…..
…..launched mostly from Romania.
(OK, what I’ve just written is common knowledge, but keep reading.)
And, these manned flights, in the vicinity of Crimea…..
…..were, if close enough to Russian airspace…..
…..escorted by Eurofighter Typhoons…..
…..(presumably from the UK)…..
…..but that entire “show“, was called off…..
…..at the end of September…..
…..when a Russian interceptor jet…..
…..”accidentally” fired an air-to-air missile…..
…..in the U.S./UK direction!
…..U.S./UK and Russian pilots…..
…..had some “deconfliction” communications pattern established.
Anyway, it’s all moot now.
Now, the U.S. keeps its manned surveillance aircraft…..
…..far from Russian airspace.
They still fly in the Black Sea…..
…..but not as provocatively.
Since that incident…..
…..Crimea has been in the sights of unmanned aircraft, only.
A Quick Admin Note
We’ll return to the juicy brain candy, shortly.
This is to let you know…..
I wanted to record a video for my Locals site….
…..and put it up already…..
…..but my laptop decided to pretend it had no microphone.
It took me a week and a half to get this resolved.
I hope to get something up on the Locals site…..
…..within the coming week.
At that time…..
I’ll also decide on the monthly fee…..
…..and activate the paywall.
Just so you know…..
Unless something REALLY blows up…..
I won’t be doing ANY war stuff on Locals at all.
Instead, I’ll cover social and economic issues…..
…..(mostly of a U.S. domestic nature)…..
…..and, give you some diverse intellectual treats.
The war will stay with this blog, only.
In other admin news…..
Please, read my constantly-updated Comments Policy (at bottom)…..
In a recent post…..
I wrote that a Ukrainian-launched missile…..
…..had killed four Donetsk civilian medical personnel…..
…..when the target area they were responding to…..
…..was hit in a deliberate, “double-tap” attack.
Well, unlike the MSM…..
Dreizin doesn’t carry bullshit.
Please see the below video.
You can see the ambulance…..
…..and, off to the right, two fire trucks.
The original “hit“…..
…..looks to have been to the building at top-right.
(You can see a large hole in the roof.)
Here’s another video…..
…..of two ambulance guys…..
…..coming out of a Donetsk apartment building…..
…..assisting a civilian towards the ambulance…..
…..and a drone…..
…..drops a grenade on them.
These guys are in some kind of green uniform…..
So, perhaps they are “military“…..
But the civilian… certainly isn’t.
Now, this being a “No Propaganda Zone“…..
I can’t say for sure…..
…..that Russians don’t do the same thing.
But if they do…..
They don’t put it on the Internet!!!
As I’ve been saying…..
You’ve got people on the Ukrainian side…..
…..cutting throats, shooting prisoners…..
…..and putting it on social media…..
…..for shits and giggles…..
Because they know…..
There’s no repercussions.
Not domestically, not globally.
People in China and India and Africa may see it.
But according to conventional wisdom…..
They’re not part of the “International Community“…..
…..that determines good and bad guys, LOL.
If you didn’t know…..
Donetsk is the epicenter.
I long ago documented, with video…..
…..how rockets with antipersonnel submunitions…..
…..were being splattered all over the city.
Looks like the Ukrainian side…..
…..ran out of those, a while ago…..
…..but it was “exciting” while it lasted.
Running water service…..
…..has finally been partially restored…..
…..with a new main, running from the east…..
…..after water was severely rationed…..
…..since last February…..
…..and then totally shut down…..
…..after which time…..
…..if you wanted to drink, or cook food…..
…..you had to stand in line for water.
Literally, some people were killed by shells…..
…..while walking home…..
…..with a pail of water.
(Donetsk used to pull its water from the Slaviansk area; obviously this has been a problem lately.)
At least half the population…..
…..has left for other parts of Russia.
Almost 1000 civilians…..
…..have been killed in Donetsk…..
…..and its satellite towns (e.g., Gorlovka)…..
…..far, far more than in any other urban area…..
…..apart from Mariupol.
Since around late summer…..
Almost all damage inflicted to Donetsk…..
…..has been with cannon…..
…..provided by the U.S., France, or Czechia…..
…..it appears the HIMARS are in play.
Hey, just FYI, right?
I figured, someone should mention it.
How About That Helicopter?
I’d like to ask any “skeptics” who read me…..
…..who may have doubted my account…..
……about the helicopter…..
…..carrying the Ukraine’s Interior Minister…..
…..being shot down in Kiev…..
…..by a missile launched from the ground, locally…..
How’s that “investigation” coming along?
They still “have no idea.”
It’s been A MONTH AND A HALF.
This thing did not go down over an ocean!!!
All they’ve “released“…..
Is that multiple “black boxes” were sent to France…..
…..(it was a French helicopter)…..
…..and THOUSANDS of witnesses…..
…..have been questioned…..
…..by state security.
GLOBOHOMO Won’t Staff Itself
Nor will Crimea “liberate” itself.
There are 18 new brigades…..
…..currently in training…..
…..in the Ukraine…..
…..and they consist almost entirely…..
…..(close to 100 percent)…..
There are some cadre…..
…..reassigned from other units…..
…..but there are no volunteers.
The brigades will start coming online…..
…..at the end of this month.
Since the Ukraine began rounding up the men…..
…..for these brigades…..
…..(around the start of December)…..
…..and, up through the end of this month…..
…..it will have lost…..
…..the manpower equivalent…..
…..of around NINE brigades…..
…..(dead, severely wounded, taken prisoner, or deserted)…..
You gain some, you lose some.
The below volunteerism…..
…..was documented in Slaviansk…..
…..birthplace of the 2014 “Russian Spring” in the Donbass…..
…..so you KNOW…..
…..this guy’s just itching to fight Russia.
As I’ve said…..
…..(I’m repeating myself.)
…..OUR WHORE MSM CANNOT TALK ABOUT THIS.
THEY MOCKED THE RUSSIAN DRAFT FOR MONTHS ON END, BUT NOW…..
“MUM’S” THE WORD!
YOU WILL FIND NOTHING ABOUT THIS, FROM WESTERN MSM SOURCES, IN THE SEARCH RESULTS.
BECAUSE IF THEY BROUGHT THIS TO LIGHT…..
IT WOULD BRING DOWN THE LAST LEG OF THE “RIGHTEOUS UKRAINIAN RESISTANCE” NARRATIVE.
AS I’VE SAID MORE THAN ONCE…..
THERE ARE NO MORE VOLUNTEERS LEFT TO FIGHT.
NO “TRUE BELIEVERS”…..
…..WHO ARE NOT ALREADY IN UNIFORM, INVALIDED, OR DEAD.
FOR THEIR GRAND “UKRAINIAN SPRING COUNTEROFFENSIVE”……
THEY ARE BUILDING…..
…..A SLAVE ARMY.
(FOR “FREEDOM” AND STUFF, LOL HAHAHAHAHA.)
Republicans Think Their Base Are Retards…..
And They’re Right
One of the reasons this blog works so well…..
And why so many Europeans give me money…..
…..unlike ALMOST ALL other alt-commentators…..
…..who know NOTHING of U.S. politics…..
…..and thus, either don’t touch it…..
…..or (more often) just BULLSHIT you…..
…..I give you REAL glimpses…..
…..into how Washington “works“…..
And, if you live in Europe…..
Basically, now, occupied territory…..
Subject to the “metropole“…..
Why WOULDN’T you want to know…..
How your fate is decided?
If it’s the case…..
…..as Republican Senate leader…..
…..Mitch “The Manchurian Turtle” McConnell, insists…..
…..that defeating Russia…..
…..is the most important thing today…..
…..and he doesn’t care what the voting base thinks…..
…..and he says so…..
…..AGGRESSIVELY and PROVOCATIVELY…..
Why have almost all Republican senators…..
…..(besides the twisted closet case, but even he doesn’t say much about it, anymore)…..
…..fallen SILENT on Ukraine aid…..
…..and Russia-Ukraine on the whole?
Well, that’s easy.
The Turtle is OBVIOUSLY the designated point-man!
And, because, in that context…..
…..he’s ALREADY so widely despised…..
…..(outside of his own state)…..
…..there’s simply no political “downside.”
He tells the military-industrial donors…..
…..what they want to hear…..
And, the other 48 Republicans in the Senate…..
…..don’t have to say ANYTHING.
It’s VERY interesting that even Jim Risch…..
…..”ranking member” (minority “shadow” chair)…..
…..of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee…..
…..has not said much.
An internet press release, here or there…..
But, no one pays attention to that.
He’s barely (if at all) said anything about the Ukraine…..
…..on TV, since November…..
…..and hasn’t been quoted, in MONTHS.
I don’t even know…..
…..if he went to the Munich Security Conference…..
…..like McConnell did…..
Because if he did, no one quoted him.
Also, in recent months…..
One of the biggest original “hawks” of the war…..
Who had a live online WARGASM, a year ago…..
…..(tweeting manically about the “Ghost of Kiev”, and the imaginary IL-76 that was shot down, with a full complement of imaginary Russian paratroopers onboard, oh boy was Rubes excited!!!)…..
Has repeatedly taken…..
…..roughly the following line:
“I love (the) Ukraine, but we maybe can’t keep doing this.”
Again, McConnell’s name…..
…..is already CRAP with the voting base.
So, Republicans default to him…..
…..to reassure the Money People.
Republicans cannot simply toss this lobby group.
In American national politics…..
The military-industrial lobby is more or less on par with…..
The higher education complex.
Big pharma and “biotech.”
Oil and gas.
And just one or two others.
And, the military-industrials…..
…..are probably the ONLY one…..
…..of the big economic sectors…..
…..that gives almost EQUALLY…..
…..to BOTH parties.
Which makes them CRITICAL for Republicans.
(You see, Republicans are ALWAYS hard-up. In every national election cycle, even the ones that Republicans win, Democrats ALWAYS outspend them by at least 50 percent, and sometimes double or more, when you consider “Super PAC” spending, as well as “dark money” coming from Soros types. Republicans always seem on the verge of financial extinction.)
The party makes McConnell the point-man…..
…..(and lightning rod)…..
…..on the Ukraine…..
But, they ALL benefit from it.
They obviously think…..
Their base won’t realize the con.
And, of course…..
People are dumb.
BTW….. Don’t vote Republican.
I’m not the first to say…..
They are “controlled opposition.”
And, at this point…..
…..only IDIOTS believe…..
…..they will ever be “reformed.”
Vote for your school board, town council, etc.
Other than that…..
Don’t vote at all, just let it go.
Don’t get wrapped up in politics.
It’s all fake, and…..
…..(until everything comes down)…..
…..NOTHING will change.
After what we saw happen to Trump, in his four years…..
If you vote…..
…..thinking it’s going to change anything that matters…..
The Best 17 Minutes You’ll Spend Today
The below 17 minute clip…..
…..from Russia Today (RT)…..
Tells the story…..
…..of a young American volunteer…..
…..a closet communist and U.S. Army veteran…..
…..who went on a self-assigned, undercover mission…..
…..to document life and war…..
…..inside the Ukraine’s “International Legion.”
(The worst of the worst, a bunch of wanna-be murderers on safari.)
This just gets better and better…..
…..the further you get into it.
Nothing I’ve ever written in this blog, comes close to this.
It’s so great…..
The guy has all these videos, he was there.
In the camps, in the trenches.
His best comment…..
…..(I might be paraphrasing, just a bit)…..
“How can you let a country into NATO, that doesn’t even follow the Geneva conventions?”
The tales you already know…..
…..are all here, in one place….
…..told in a young, charming, American voice.
Taking cover among civilians…..
The high concentration of Nazis / fascioids…..
…..within the International Legion.
This 17-minute piece…..
…..is INFINITELY more informative…..
…..than one year of MSM propaganda.
No wonder, RT has been banned in the West.
Pretty Hair Man Strikes Again
…..that our wonderful FBI Director…..
…..finally, in 2023…..
…..comes out and says that the Fauci WuhanoVyrus…..
…..likely came from a lab in China…..
…..AT PRETTY MUCH THE SAME TIME…..
…..as the USA finally took the gloves off with China…..
…..and is threatening China…..
…..in a VERY nasty, unprecedented way…..
…..about not crossing a “red line“…..
…..with respect to providing weapons or munitions…..
You think the FBI…..
…..really has any “new information“…..
…..about the vyrus’ origin?
When, for the Dems and RINO’s…..
…..there was NO POLITICAL BENEFIT…..
…..to being honest…..
…..that the crap came from China…..
…..because it would have vindicated Trump…..
…..and his mildly anti-China shtick…..
…..well, you remember…..
They acted like it was a big mystery.
Like, we’ll probably never know…..
…..but let’s not talk about it, in any case.
And the entire dotcom-plex swung behind that…..
…..to censor the obvious.
They need all their TV-watching zombies…..
…..to swing against China…..
…..in anticipation of the Big Showdown.
The FBI is happy to oblige.
I’m sure the Director did NOT receive…..
…..any “formal” cues…..
…..but, as Rush Limbaugh used to say…..
…..(I wasn’t a big fan, but he was a smart guy)…..
“You don’t need a memo to know what the boss wants.”
Food Prices – HOLY MOLY!!!
Folks who were on my mailing list in late 2021…..
Or who’ve gone through my archives…..
I thought a loaf of Wonder Bread…..
…..could reach $5.00 by late 2022…..
Or shortly thereafter.
Well, what can I say?
Again, I’m a PROPHET.
(Except when I’m not.)
I finally went grocery shopping.
Normally, my wife does it.
I paid $5.29…..
…..for a loaf of sliced, “healthy” type, whole wheat bread.
Not Wonder Bread.
But, NOT “fancy” bread, either.
At Giant. (NOT a fancy supermarket.)
And, $6.00 for a little bag of mandarins.
And, I discovered…..
You can’t find a box of brand-name breakfast cereal…..
No matter how small…..
For less than $5.00, anymore.
Basically, all food has spiked at least 35 percent…..
Since late 2021.
And it wasn’t cheap in late 2021, either.
I don’t recall the MSM…..
…..(but, it’s the MSM that has the resources)…..
…..in a balanced and systematic way…..
…..are causing food to be so expensive.
Perhaps they figure…..
…..it’s the Russia situation and the war…..
…..(remember, Brandon said it’s “Putin’s inflation”!!!)…..
…..and they don’t want to keep advertising….
…..the failure of the hate-Russia policy.
Well, Dreizin took a look under the hood…..
…..and found that the potash (potassium fertilizer)….
…..price in the USA…..
…..was at an all-time high…..
…..this past fall and early winter…..
…..when farmers put that stuff into the soil.
It was over twice as much…..
…..as at the start of 2021.
Also, “anhydrous ammonia” (nitrogen fertilizer)…..
…..is now off only about a quarter…..
…..from its all-time high of summer 2022.
….and still up about 250 percent from the start of 2021.
As I said in late 2021 and early 2022…..
We are in an UPSWING to the commodities cycle.
This stuff is all connected…..
And it won’t just crash after one season.
That’s NOT how a cycle works.
Prices would come down somewhat…..
…..(not hugely, but they’d come down noticeably, over a season or a year)…..
…..if Russia and Belarus were un-sanctioned…..
But, you know…..
Americans LOVE paying the price…..
…..for Fascism in the Ukraine.
There are also other problems…..
….that I didn’t predict in late 2021.
I assume wages at food processing factories…..
…..rose sharply in 2022…..
….. as people no longer want to work shit jobs…..
…..for shit money.
I don’t have all the details on that…..
…..but I can see, in my own area…..
…..that the starting hourly wage…..
…..for cafe/restaurant cashiers, dishwashers, etc……
…..has gone from $9.00…..
…..to $14.00 or even $15.00…..
So, labor costs (at the “bottom” of the labor force)…..
…..must be taken into account.
Now, keep in mind…..
We’ve had a BIG break on diesel prices…..
What happens if those go back up?
Look, the “food situation“…..
Has NOT gone anywhere…..
And, at some point…..
It is going to EXPLODE.
In late 2021…..
…..that 2023 would be a “famine year“…..
At least, for many developing countries.
I was the FIRST to do so.
My expectation has NOT changed.
In this context…..
I note that…..
…..after an unusually dry summer…..
…..the Northern Hemisphere winter…..
…..has been absurdly warm…..
Literally ALL of France…..
…..had ZERO precipitation…..
…..for a recent, 31-day stretch.
(Read about it here.)
Something is OFF.
I think, something is on track to BREAK.
NOT Investment Advice
The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond…..
…..is back to its recent high…..
…..from early autumn.
Now over four percent.
In response, mortgage rates…..
…..have bounced back…..
…..to a nationwide average of seven percent.
(For high credit score borrowers, ten percent down, conventional loan.)
Just in time…..
…..for the springtime real estate market, woohoo!
What’s VERY strange…..
Is that the dollar is still “weak“…..
…..relative to other currencies.
Relative to the Euro…..
It has NOT bounced back…..
…..from when the 10-year crashed in December…..
…..reaching a recent low of near 3.5 percent…..
…..on the first trading day of 2023.
When interest rates shoot up…..
The dollar goes up.
In the last few months…..
That’s BARELY happened.
I won’t go into details, but…..
This VIOLATES established, technical principles of finance.
There is clearly A LOT of complacency…..
…..regarding a weak dollar.
I told you the Euro will be “destroyed.”
But I didn’t say WHEN.
I did make a good amount of money…..
…..betting against the Euro in late 2022…..
…..and, I cashed out, just in time…..
…..before the dollar crashed again.
What I’ve done since…..
…..is plow all the profits…..
…..into betting on the dollar, again.
Up to now…..
…..I’ve NEVER recommended…..
…..or even MENTIONED…..
…..a specific instrument to do so.
But, I’ve just bought call options…..
…..on the “UUP” ETF…..
…..expiring in January 2024…..
…..with a strike price of $33.00….
…..(as I write this, a share trades for $28.44)…..
…..for 25 cents per option!!!
THAT, MY FRIENDS…..
WHAT I’VE FOUND…..
THE BEST WAY TO MAKE A TON OF MONEY…..
IS TO BET AGAINST…..
…..THE IRRATIONAL COMPLACENCY OF OTHERS.
Now, keep in mind.
This is NOT investment advice.
Do, or don’t do, whatever you want.
…..and probably WILL…..
…..if you can’t time your exit properly…..
…..or you otherwise don’t know what you’re doing.
Most of you…..
Have NEVER bought into something…..
Where you can lose 100 percent.
Potentially, within just a few days.
It’s not something to play around with.
It’s just GAMBLING.
It is NOT an investment.
Again, this is NOT investment advice.
I have ZERO credentials or qualifications…..
…..to give investment advice.
I’m just some guy with a blog.
End Of Conversation
Everyone Go Home
I wrote recently…..
…..about how Christianity is on the way out…..
…..in the “white” countries…..
…..and how, it will ultimately be replaced…..
…..with something else…..
…..(not Rainbow Flag worship, but something “spiritual” that we haven’t yet seen)…..
…..in those countries.
(Not Africa, Spanish America, etc.)
And… Lo and Behold!
The lowest-IQ members of the God Squad…..
…..came out in force…..
….with a bunch of (quickly deleted), irrelevant comments…..
…..about how God loves me…..
…..and I should repent, convert, whatever.
I ran their email addresses against my donations site…..
…..and, no surprise…..
NONE of them have given me any money.
Not even $5.
Did God tell them to be a tightwad mooch?
Or are they just DEFECTIVE?
I also heard from a number of skeptics.
More than a couple of readers shared their thoughts…..
That the New Testament (NT)…..
…..is an arbitrary collection of writings.
There were many other gospels…..
…..(some survive to this day, others are known only as fragments, or from critical references by the Church Fathers, and there were probably more that we don’t know about at all)…..
…..and, even, other “books of revelations.”
Most did not make it into the NT.
These readers also mentioned…..
The four gospels that DID make it into the NT…..
…..are universally believed…..
…..to have been written…..
…..at least some decades…..
…..(perhaps even more than a century)…..
…..AFTER the events described…..
…..(which, in the context of highly-literate (by historical standards), first century Judea and the Levant, seems unusual and counterintuitive)…..
…..and, I would add…..
…..as per well over 100 years of critical analysis by academic scholars…..
…..at least some of the four…..
…..likely have no relation to their alleged authors…..
…..but rather, are based on, or inspired by…..
…..ONE oral or (lost) written source.
Most Christians probably have no idea…..
…..that the New Testament, and in fact, their entire Bible…..
…..was not compiled and approved…..
…..by church authorities…..
…..until the late 4th century.
Speculation and wishful thinking aside…..
There is no FIRM evidence that the four NT gospels…..
…..that we know today…..
…..in their current forms…..
……were “canonical“, dominant, ubiquitous…..
…..or perhaps even IN EXISTENCE…..
…..until around that time.
It’s not disputed…..
The four gospels which were most similar…..
…..in narrative tone and perspective, and content…..
…..and, least contradictory of each other…..
…..(and, most in line with the Roman state-approved Nicene creed)…..
…..were included in what became the NT…..
And all other gospels…..
…..were tossed, even banned.
This parallels arguments…..
…..over the nature of Christ and the godhead…..
…..(the whole “Trinity” thing)…..
…..which were, likewise, not “officially” resolved…..
…..until the 4th century…..
…..with the blessing of the Roman state…..
…..although, “heresies” continued to pop up…..
…..for many more centuries.
…..continued to appear in the West…..
…..throughout the Middle Ages…..
…..and even into modern times.
The best-remembered of the medieval “heresies“…..
…..being the Albigensians a.k.a. Cathars of Languedoc…..
…..who suffered the first well-known religious genocide…..
…..which gave us the phrase…..
…..(not a precise translation)…..
…..”Kill them all, let God sort them out.”
Now, you might THINK….
…..that you’re real smart…..
…..and you’re going to inform a Christian…..
…..that his gospels (and other NT chapters)…..
…..and the Trinity…..
Merely the work of religious bureaucrats and committees.
…..(if you explain the issue, because as I’ve said, most are not aware)…..
…..the response will be, as follows:
The Hand of God, directed it all.
The gospel writing…..
The gospel selection…..
The Council of Nicaea…..
End of story.
There’s no argument.
It comes down to Faith.
This is because….
For the Believer…..
The only required Proof…..
Are his “feelings“…..
His own Sublime Perception…..
…..of a Divine Touch…..
…..and Holy Grace and Peace.
And to him…..
…..(because everyone lives in their own head)…..
That’s more REAL and important…..
Than a silly historical lecture.
For the Believer…..
All logic and reasoning…..
…..(if there is any; not everyone feels the need for it)…..
…..work BACKWARDS from the feelings…..
…..to VALIDATE the feelings.
You might as well argue with your wife…..
…..when she’s in one of those, “Damn the facts, I feel this way” moods.
LOL, good luck with that.
On the FLIP side…..
All “logical” arguments…..
…..from the direction of Christian faith, towards unbelief…..
…..are ALSO dead-ends.
There’s a VERY common…..
…..and very DUMB argument…..
…..made by Christian proselytizers…..
…..(who think they’re so smart, on yeah, they’ll convert you with logic!!!)…..
…..that everything written about Jesus and his miracles…..
…..MUST be true…..
…..three of the NT gospels are so similar…..
And you know, like…..
How can different people write about the same events…..
…..and sort of… more-or-less… tell the same story…..
…..if it’s not true?
I could write different accounts…..
…..based on rumors I heard from your grandmother…..
…..and publish them under different names…..
…..and see how people react, LOL.
As you can see…..
You can’t prove or disprove SQUAT.
It’s ALL about FAITH in a given faith.
Or lack thereof.
When you’re talking about the invisible (or incorporeal)…..
…..and things that may have happened…..
…..2000 years ago…..
You’re NOT going to convince any intelligent person…..
…..unless they are ALREADY prepared and willing…..
…..to be convinced.
(Alternately, it’s a child who will believe anything his parents say.)
You will NEVER un-convince any Believer…..
…..whose Faith is working well for them.
It’s not happening.
They’re doing fine.
They’re part of a community.
(And you know, there’s strength in numbers.)
Socially, emotionally fulfilled.
Why give that up?
What’s the incentive?
What are you offering…..
…..besides snark and condescension?
A universe with no purpose?
That’s not appealing.
Will you replace the childcare offered by their church?
Find them an entire circle of new friends?
Didn’t think so.
It is NOT worth arguing…..
…..about the validity of religion.
Except, of course…..
The Woke Religion.
I’ll trash that one, all day along.
In this context, I can’t neglect to mention…..
…..that Mercouris takes an hour to say what he could in five minutes…..
…..because he’s a businessman…..
…..and he’s keeping you hooked for his YouTube ads.
Anyone feeling trolled, please unsubscribe now.
Everyone else, please give me money…..
…..or at least, follow and like me on Twitter.
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I will repeat this in every post…..
…..(except “headline only“, quickie posts)…..
…..until it’s no longer relevant…..
…..and/or we’re no longer here.
Assuming we make it to 2024, and have an election…..
The wonderful governor of Florida…..
If elected President of the USA…..
Won’t do much of shit…..
…..other than get us into a war…..
…..with our supplier of everything.
That is, China.
Because that’s the track we’re on.
Trump tried to take the rivalry in an exclusively economic direction…..
But he was removed.
And now… THE CAKE IS BAKED.
Yes, I’m waiting for another pann-de-mmick…..
But the only strictly “political” issue now that matters…..
…..is how hard the U.S. will fight…..
…..and risk everything…..
…..(including, me and my family)…..
….to hold on to its Hegemony.
And… the “public” has no say in that.
Will NEVER have a say.
I can’t remember the last time the “public” had a say…..
…..on anything that really mattered.
Because we don’t fucking matter.
Anyone who plans to keep voting…..
…..(above the local/state level)…..
…..and legitimize U.S. Federal politics…..
…..and the destruction of their own country…..
…..and perhaps the world…..
…..is a “battered wife“…..
…..or just a FUCKING IDIOT.
(However, even if you’re an idiot, you should still give me money, for all the work I put into this blog. Or, at least, follow me on Twitter, and be sure to “like” everything, even the old stuff.)
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Thanks for your absolute top edition of March 5. Yes, as you rightly observed I as an European am interested in the mental state of the Overlord that govern’s us, now without the shadow of doubt. Ask myself for sime time what mental state a nation has that lets statements of e. g. a certain octogenarian muppet that China “invaded” “us” with some balloons (or “better fight Rrussia over there, that we don’t have to fight them here”, in Conus) pass for o.k., obviously. Without bursting out in laughter or advising those people to retire in a cosy asylum.
Yeah, Red Dawn by USSR, North Corea, Rrussia, Tchina or Ey-ran is possible without shadow of a doubt at any time If We Not Preempt (btw, what’s the point of advicing people in Comments policy not to call for Destruction of US or its government when US obviously is poised to destroy itself Soon ! In a quite middle- to low range of a three-digit span, we guess, or days are numbered. That was my gut feeling for years & decades, one day we merrily go down whit our benevolent hegemon.
Epic post. These drones so far are merely a nuisance for Russia. No point in reacting yet. Priority is to secure Donbass then Russia can get more creative in retaliation.
As for faith, I believe it’s a gift you either have it or you don’t. I never had it so don’t think about it much. I do have faith that the great beyond cannot be more fukked up than our current reality. That’s good enough for me.
I don’t even pay attention to politics anymore. I used to be the guy who would watch all the Sunday morning shows. I’d record them and watch all day. Wow to get that time back. Although, I’d still watch the Mclaughlin Group if he were still around. That would be a 10 – metaphysical certitude.
re. Double tap. Yes, one war at a time.
Forgot to say I lost an entire investment in one day. Norilsk Nickel. Bought it in ’02 couldn’t get rid of it because it did so well. That’s why you can’t fall in love with your investments. I did manage to dump Gazprom and Lukoil in time.
Nasty double tap tactic that took out those doctors. You blow something up with a missile from a drone – wedding and funeral celebrations a speciality – and the rescue services pile in and you lob another one into the same spot half an hour later. A deliberate tactic not an accident. On the receiving end you then have a nice dilemma – leave the victims – men, women and children – to bleed to death or go in and risk even more mayhem. All organised by a lot of video game kids in some air base like Ramstein. If I didn’t live nearby I would be petitioning the Russians to take the cesspit out.
Funnily (?) enough the Saudis have done exactly the same thing in Yemen.
Coincidentally it is the West that has been helping the Saudis with their air campaign. SO we can conclude it is a NATO tactic or at least a NATO condoned tactic and part of ‘our values’ not some unique Ukrainian nicety.
P.S. USA/NATO/EU and Saudi proxies have failed even more sensationally in Yemen than in all the other lucky countries getting the benefit of Western ‘democracy and hummin rites’. The Houthis have been successfully fighting back against the West backed Saudis for years.
NATIONAL leaders who invite the West to ‘protect’ them now have no doubt what happens to the protected country, so why do they go on doing it? They either have sh*t for brains, are being blackmailed in one way or another or they are corrupt. Take your pick.
As always a complete post. I don’t know what pandemic you’re still waiting for. I think it has already begun. I live in Europe and have never seen such half-empty classrooms in my decade of working at a school. I am surrounded by people (relatives, neighbors, colleagues…) with different types of co-vvv-i and lung diseases with dire consequences. All weak, tired and distracted. I feel sorry for the children, I remember how their parents stood in line to have them vaccinated right at school. Recently I came across a documentary about vakcinaaaas. I have no reason not to trust their research. I would like to share it: https://www.comusav.com/bluetruth/
Love your blog! Just to advise that this is the first time I have actually, slowly read through your ‘Comments Policy’. It’s a totally brilliant piece of writing. Actually, most of your stuff is. Thank you.
The overlord that governs us in the U.K. and the rest of Europe seems to get more deranged by the day. It’s contagious and our own “leaders” seem to be competing for who can be most deranged and then upping the ante. Like a mad hatter’s poker game.
Good that you want to keep reporting and analysing the craziness.
Whether one likes or agrees with Putin, Xi and their colleagues is also pretty irrelevant. They do at least seem to be rational and non crazy. In the current environment that is an unusual virtue.
Can we please have a Mercouris vs Dreizin winner-takes-all boxing match on PPV?
Winner takes over Mercouris’s position on the Duran (and The Dreizin Report) and do clips with Alex Christoforou and the loser gets to shut-up and ride-off into the sunset
On the Bible and its veracity, it might be worth remembering that the Church burned people at the stake for even owning a Bible in the common tongue. Why, If it was their cobbled together propaganda? Of course the Bible does not teach the neo-platonic trinity, it is nowhere to be found in scripture. The early Church fathers were mostly subordinationists (believing and teaching Christ was subordinate to God, which is what Christ taught).
This Bible contains a lot the Church felt needed to be suppressed (like the mortality of the soul, no punishment after death etc.). Protestantism had the same problem in time having also incorporated into its man-made traditions the Catholic pagan influenced ideas like Easter and Christmas and ‘Just wars’ etc. and so its theologians came up with the now totally discredited theory of Higher Criticism, which sadly many still use to ‘discredit’ the Bible.
This is also why modern Churches put very little emphasis on Bible education today; some of the more traditional churches still take a lead in stirring up persecution of those that do. Like Russia for example, where Jehovah’s Witnesses are under ban. Where Putin once honoured them as victims of the Soviet Union, now under some other influence, some have been arrested and even tortured (they are considered ‘extremists’ by the Russian state and even the children’s publication, ‘My Book of Bible Stories’ is considered extremist literature).
N.B. Papyrus 137 (Located in the Sackler Library, Oxford England) dates from the first century (containing fragments of the gospel of Mark) this indicates that the first century Christians, were already circulating copies of the gospels and that these were in general circulation at that time among the Christian community. This is why the fact the gospels were written in the 1st Century is no longer in dispute among scholars.
Fragments, fragments. As I wrote, we have no firm evidence that any gospel in its current form, as we know it, was written until the 4th century (or even later… I think the earliest surviving copy of a bible, is a transcription of what’s believed to be a 5th century text.) Yes, probably some were ironed out quite a bit earlier. But, saying all four date from the 1st century in their current form, is just wishful thinking by certain believers looking for “logical” grounding, when there is none. If that’s you… just stick to Faith.
The oldest piece of New Testament documentation we have is Papyrus P52 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rylands_Library_Papyrus_P52. It’s housed in John Rylands library here in Manchester England. Its a fragment of a copy of the Gospel of John which is the last Gospel written. it dates more than likely from the early 2nd century.
We also have late 1st century Christian writings such as the Epistles of Clement (of Rome) and Barnabas, and the Didache (which contains Eucharistic practice), Justyn Martyr, The Shepherd of Hermas etc… we know what early Christians believed and gave up their lives for.
No one doubts that most Epistles were fundamentally written during the lifetimes of whoever they are attributed to, although they may have been heavily edited or embellished, much later. No one doubts the fanatical (in a good way) faith of early Christians. Again there is no firm evidence, or even any good circumstantial evidence, that the four “canonical” gospels existed wholly, in their current form, until the late 4th century.
Great blog today. I have only two comments. 1- Russian air defense must suck. 2- I’m a believer and follower of Jesus Christ. My position is “the proof is in the pudding.” We all die. IF when I die I’m just dead, poof gone, then my faith was just the feel good vibes of an old fool. IF on the other hand it ends up the way my faith tells me it will end up, then guys like Dreizen are eternally fucked.
It’s not “proof”… to you… if you never know. Proof is for the living.
Excellent, better than prior posts, more comprehensive, many thanks, Jacob!
At both the individual and societal levels, stress is rising faster and faster as a result of anxiety about the future (inflation, social turmoil, war escalation, etc). And accompanying this is a decline is social trust among citizens (largely due to political and cultural balkanization). Add to this that the last two election cycles have demonstrated that free & fair elections are an illusion, and the “Fortified for Democracy” movement has made vote-bribing and vote-rigging the determining factor in many (if not most) races now (see the success of Soros-funded DAs in releasing violent criminals back onto the street en masse).
What does this tell us? The wheels are coming off and the final collapse may not be all that far off into the future.
Can we talk, vote, or rant our way out of the mess we’re in? Methinks not. At some point, you have to use your brainpower to formulate real solutions.
OK, thanks. What are your solutions?
BTW, the Soros prosecutor in my area, was elected fair and square. Anyone who makes it through a Dem primary, will be elected here. Nothing crooked about that, per se.
First, you start with improving yourself, where you have complete control. Robustness, root skills, and mental toughness are earned through hard work and focus. The latter will be vital to fighting off the despair and defeatism that results from exposure to MSM insanity. Second, everyone should have a contingency plan (or several) for what to do if things go to Hell in a hurry. Plan to survive, and rural areas are preferable cities as a safe haven. Third, you cannot solve any problem until you’ve precisely defined what the root of the problem is. Then, potential solutions should be reality-based, focused, and effective. Here’s a pro tip, voting harder is a realistic solution in this era of the Uniparty.
Last, ask Kari Lake if a persuasion-based campaign works better than manufacturing votes via ballot harvesting at nursing homes and the obituary pages.
Thanks, but survivalism is not a “solution.” It’s an individual/household stopgap measure. You have no solutions. And, this is not a prepper blog. There are plenty of those. No one would give me money to reinvent that wheel. Again, you have no solutions. Solutions may come later, but solutions are situation-specific. We don’t know quite what the situation will be.
As for ballot stuffing, you had mentioned the Soros prosecutors as evidence of that. It’s poor evidence. These prosecutors are the peoples’ choice. The people got what they asked for. I don’t know anything about Kari Lake, other than, she was dumb enough to think she could win.
As to your “pro tip”, yes, I have been telling people not to vote. I even made it a “permanent feature.”
Obesity is approaching 50% and most teenagers couldn’t change a tire if their life depended on it. So fixing USA politics accomplishes nothing if everyone is fat, stupid, and lazy (except for those high quality citizens attending drag queen story hour at the Public Library every Wednesday). So yes, all solutions start with a better class of citizen and staying alive is also a prerequisite. Dead people are not going to support your website either. And an epidemic of anxiety based upon endless bad news is just going to make matters worse. All sane military organizations select quality recruits, get them fit, and then train them before throwing them into battle (Ukraine is an outlier). If things go to shit, are you really going to just tell your wife & kids, sorry but I don’t do survivalism. And as for solutions, as you say, there is no “one size fits all” and individual circumstances will likely create many options, but the seminal point I’m trying to make is . . . whining louder and louder is not a solution either and you are well advised to use at least part of your brainpower on tangible things that can make a difference when you have no other choice but to take direct action. What is your Plan B if a hard tyranny arises in the USA, which is not all that farfetched anymore?
LOL, who says I don’t do survivalism? I don’t do survival BLOGGING. Because it’s not my forte, and because the audience I have, won’t pay for it. Instead of lecturing me like you’ve been doing for close enough to a year, why don’t you go do YOUR OWN blog? You’re so good at lecturing others about what they should write about, go take your own advice. I’m sure you’ll do great. Here, your autistic Pygmalion schtick has worn out its welcome.
Hi Jacob — million thanks but — what is the link to this incredible 17 minute video???
This 17-minute piece…..
…..is INFINITELY more informative…..
…..than one year of MSM propaganda.
No wonder, RT has been banned in the West.
Many thanks in advance
Hello Boris. The video is there. Perhaps, use a different browser, or another device?
Thank you — the incredible video was on/is from RT — I will try to search there. From your blog I can’t figure out the link. But – once again – thank you for that video; today’s episode was outstanding and professional. Best, Boris
PS: I am not of Russian origin but — I stand with Russia; it is on the right side of history…
You might need a vpn to get around the anti free speech measures our western governments have forced upon us.
Keep up the reporting of Ukrainian atrocities.
If the US gets its way and expels Russia from the Ukraine, ethnic Russians will be relying on the US to turn on a dime and control their Ukrainian proxies–or there is a very real chance of a genocide.
(I will repeat this point (just about) every chance I get. Never again really means never again to me and other people of good will. People in the US need to understand the true implications of the policies that their leaders are implementing.)
Help! Man the pumps! Dreizin is on fire!
Agree, .us.gov knows all about the origin of the KoronaCon and have before Day 1. They played a very significant part in the funding, design and development of the of it. See the report and documents from Major Joe Murphy, USMC detailed and provided by in a more readable form by Robert Malone:
Wray should be arresting lots of SES types but that would mess up his hair.
I still want to know what happened with the Polish lady who propositioned you on the train in the U.K! Like the first commentator, I’m a Euro weenie, and need to keep track of the lunatic running our asylum! Great content as always
Well… I just played dumb. That’s usually what I do around women. Including my wife.
He fucked her right there. Dreizin is an OG.
I don’t mind being bullied by Dreizin to cough up some hard earned cash.
And neither should you.
I agree. At the end of the day, what religion offers is community and purpose, both vital for human well-being, particularly in highly atomized modern societies. Liberal secularism and wokism offer none of these things, condemning their adherents to lives of isolation and resentment.
Boom! Bingo. I’ll quote you in my next piece. Of course, there are plenty of happy, purposeful seculars out there. But as a generalization, it’s pretty good.
In addition to community and purpose, religion also offers the ideas of justice and hope. Not small things when one looks at the perpetual sorry state of humanity across the ages. Is there any wonder that people hope for something better?
All religions require faith. I see very little to argue about on this point. Every religion starts with a certain assumption, which cannot be proven. Once the a priori position has been enunciated, one can then discuss the various facts that support one’s faith.
In my opinion, the matter of faith is in itself the important component of any religion. It is what gives it mystery. I think there would be little to nothing mysterious about God if we had absolute and detailed proof of his existence. There would be no risk, no distinction, no giving of oneself to acknowledge God in such a case. Which leads to another point of religion. It gives one the sense of being part of something much bigger than oneself. More than just a sense of community.
Well Dreizin as I am a Eurotrash wellfare mooch the best I can do is give you a heartfelt thank you for all your hard work.
Rest assured I am not giving Mercouris anything either as I make sure to have addblockers enabled to avoid brain rot.
As the great Bill Hicks once said: “If anyone here is in advertising or marketing, kill yourself.”
Regarding your bread, Mister Dreizin,
Try Trader Joe’s+Costco(for bread and raw matl), or consider baking your own. My Mother bought an All-in-One BreadMaker years ago. All she had to do was put in the ingredients, push the settings, and walk away for an hour or two.
Mixed, rested, and baked in one container. Just had to remove the mixer piece at the bottom after removing the bread from its bin.
Of course, there’s the Keto/Low Carb/Gluten Free Options Available.
Thanks for the Update. Several of us do repost these on other Sites’ (e.g., Unz-dot-com) NewsLink Pages.
PS – don’t worry too much about the Jesus Cultists. Send them to Jesusneverexisted-dot-com for eye openers.
As a Catholic Christian, I want to reply to your comments about traditional Christian beliefs and the New Testament historicity. I don’t claim to be a scripture scholar and the complexity of replying to your critique would take more room than we have here anyway. But I would point out that Christianity can be rationally defended in more ways than by the Bible alone. We have two thousand years of history filled with miracles that I realize you will easily dismiss for various reasons. But I draw your attention to the miracles of Fatima, where we believe the Blessed Virgin appeared to three little children in Portugal in 1917. These appearances by Mary are easily documented by careful examination of the solar miracles of 13 October 1917. I am a professional philosopher. I do not believe in blind faith. In short, tens of thousands of witnesses attested to seeing unimaginable solar phenomena that day, while many of those present saw nothing at all. Since many thousands of people do not lie about the same theme at the same time, nor do they hallucinate, nor do they have anxiety attacks simultaneously, we must accept that they tell the truth about what was observed. And here is the kicker. Rather than those seeing nothing disproving the witness of those who saw, it merely shows that this was a large-scale subjective experience of extramental physical phenomena (which did not take place externally). This is what is called a vision. The full purely rational explanation of these public events in 1917 I give on The Postil online magazine for those with open minds to analyze for themselves: https://www.thepostil.com/the-visual-solar-miracle-at-fatima/
As for your general skepticism about religious belief, I just published last December 24th a book designed to give purely rational refutations of such skepticism. Here is the En Route Books website of my book, complete with a video by me below it:
As you said, many (thousands, if not tens of thousands) saw nothing at all.
That you attribute some seeing something to a VISION, rather than mass suggestion or mass psychosis… or selective reporting by “interested observers” after the fact…..
…..is your own SUBJECTIVE judgement. Especially as, you were not there.
As for 2000 years of documented miracles… Who is documenting them?
Ahhhh, the Catholic Church. Now, they wouldn’t have any bias, would they? Sure, they have discounted some alleged miracles, but they aren’t exactly model scientists, are they?
I mean, if there were NO miracles, there would be NO justification for the church at all. They MUST validate SOME (perhaps, historically, most) alleged miracles… or they’re all out of a job.
The “professional miracle investigators” employed by the Vatican, understand this. Even with today’s much tighter standards (relative to, say, the Middle Ages)…..
…..they are supremely incentivized NOT to reject 100% or even 90% of miracle claims. How “rational” is that?
And you know, Lubavichers and Muslims and Buddhists etc. have their own miracles. Does that move you?
Many Buddhist llamas have died, and been seated or otherwise placed somewhere in view, and they simply mummify, and barely rot at all. This was well documented in Russia this century, with some Buryat or Tyvan llama who died 90 or 100 years ago. Unlike the illiterate Portuguese of Fatima days, the forencisists who documented this, are mostly still alive, and they are masters in their field.
Even in tropical Thailand, many of these Buddhist holy bodies only rot to a point, and then stop.
How do you explain this?
I guess we all should convert to Buddhism now?
Please respond as to what you think of alleged miracles in other religions. I assume it is all the Devil’s work? But how do you know that the Church is not being deceived? There are many Christians who equate the Papacy with the Devil or the New Babylon etc.
As to logic and reason, clearly, all Catholic conviction (as all other religious conviction) stems from a religious upbringing…..
…..or, in the case of converts, a DESIRE to believe…..
…..and then, any and all “supporting evidence” is accepted in a biased way…..
…..working BACKWARD from the conviction, NOT towards the conviction.
This is inherently IRRATIONAL and is why, as I’ve said…..
…..Faith is justified ONLY by Faith alone.
That does NOT logically render it invalid. It just makes it… a matter of Faith.
The best argument against Fatima is the fact that the Virgin Mary asked the catholics to convert all off the russian population to catholicism. Why would the Virgin Nary ask something thqt was imposible? 140 milion orthodox russian to be converted? Neeee, ain t buying it. Fatima was a mass psychoses, the people who were there were just dumb peasents who counted on their fingers.
Re food – I mentioned it on a comment before but I want to say it again because it is never mentioned. A factor – one of many – in the current high prices is that supply is already reduced because farmers or their equivalent, primary producers, reduced the use of fertiliser in 2022 due to higher cost of same, reducing yield. This happened in my corner of the world despite an almost perfect growing season in 2022.
I’ve listened to discussions locally about empty shelves and it’s never mentioned even though I know for a fact it’s the case through food sector contacts, where I worked for 6 years. It is – I think – deliberately ignored by MSM to avoid connecting the dots from food shortages to idiotic self-harming sanctions.
Re your comments on the origins of Christianity, in my experience most Christians seem to think the NT was written in Hebrew. Can’t get their heads around it’s having been written in Greek. Aramaic would have been a better guess. Also, some scholars think Josephus was in charge of writing the New Testament. Put that your Pope and smoke it.
Since Poland and Romania have been operating the F-16 in addition to Western European countries, I’ll bet that the USAF will discover that the Ukrainian student pilots are off-the-charts geniuses after only two weeks/days/hours and Ukraine will be operating mothballed Dutch or Portuguese F-16s immediately. And the Ukrainian F-16 pilots will have a Polish accent similar as the Omani Jaguar pilots spoke the Queen’s English and Gaddafi’s Mirage pilots spoke perfect French.
I will be buying you no less than a cup of coffee, and in the arbitrage sense the SOONER I do it, the LESS I’ll need to pay you. (staying on theme of food prices…)
The incoming China setup is extraordinary – what do our dear leaders expect other than utter failure (or nuclear war?) USA has scant manufacturing and a young base of workers that can’t change a tire. USA can 100% strategically blockade Chinese goods on the open seas. Then Walmart would be empty and China would be pissed. Hmm. Good plan. Americans starved and desperate. Hmm.
Europe has vastly more technocratic controls – and more large public demonstrations! USA citizens still complacent, fat and unhappy, don’t always appreciate what they still have. Local level important. Last random thought – what happens to my ability to properly exit a timing specific investment if the internet is mysteriously disabled for 30 days or so?
Great Mega Blog today, thanks!
Is there a reason behind your misspelling of cemetery? I looked it up and see it comes from a Stephen King book. Creepy, he‘s on my blacklist. I thought when I read it you were warming us up to all the Bible history you were going to share, gleaned from your time at a Seminary, Brother Jacob.
I was also horrified to read (can‘t watch the video) about the double tap attack on the ambulance team. We‘ve all seen that before. Evil has no bounds.
Can you share the Locals link with us? I‘ll join now even if you haven‘t uploaded anything yet. BTW, the APOGEE mic is good, not expensive and very easy to use with a little handy table tri-pod. It has a usb as well as a lightning plug. You can plug it into your computer or phone, put it on your desk and play with the volume levels to work best with your voice so you can speak naturally. Good luck. If your kids were only older they could help you with all this techie stuff.
Hello, the misspelling is from the book. The creepy girl photo is from the recent remake of the original film, which was based on the book.
It is a question I have had for some time now how much involvement a country can have in a proxy war it is conducting before it is not longer a proxy war and the country is considered an active participant.
From your reporting in this post and ones past, Jacob, it seems you agree with me that the US is bent on pushing the limits.
Chupacabras?! Avocado toast?!?! That must mean something that I don’t know about. 😂
Anyway, and I hope this is not someone you don’t know about (because I don’t wanna get banned), but there’s a very related article (IMO) on Voltairenet (dot org) by a guy named Theirry Meyssan entitled “Russia declares war on the Straussians”.
I just heard about and that that yesterday, so it’s not like “my thing” but I’d like to know what you think about all that if you’re interested. Seems very interesting to me but again, I don’t really know anything about Voltairenet or Meyssan.
It’s someone I don’t know about. You’re in violation.
You are correct each religion has their miracles. And yes if someone is happy with his religion and his community, great. More power to them. I have at least 20 or more friends that each have a different religion. People that have a believe tend to be more ethical and more survival oriented than others. They also shun crime (except of course the high priests who are mostly crooks). But overall I think the air is out on the subject of religion. I see religion as a subject that is developing just like any other subject. And you hit the nail on the head when you said there is going to be something new coming onto the scene. There is has to be. You can put this prediction into your calendar. But this is not something happening overnight. You are the first one I know of who is bringing this up.
Oh yeah, another thing, is that I’ve been an options trader for years now. I have a separate brokerage account just for that and I’m fully aware of margin calls and all that. I also started trading futures and options on futures a couple years ago. I’ve taken many options courses online from the CBOT.
I typically don’t do debit or LEAP trades anymore. Lately I do naked credit trades, i.e., I write options but small quantity, wide delta, and short duration. I sell a lot of strangles and usually short puts. Maybe an occasional short call but those are even riskier.
However, since Trump was in office, the markets have been nuts. It’s hard to make any money without taking on huge risk. It’s only gotten worse under Biden. I’ve reduced my trading dramatically.
I’ve never traded UUP. Looks like most of the open interest is very near the money on both call/put sides. Lots more OTM call open interest and very low IV across the board. I’ll keep my eye on it, thanks.
Yes, most of any religion is arbitrary dogma. But there is reason millions and millions of people adopted Christianity over for example the traditional Roman/Greek religion, or other ones (even though their polytheistic and ritualististic elements were largely incorporated wholesale into Christian practice, with patron saints and all that).
I believe it became so popular because it offers many practical benefits over other religions. For example the practice of confession, while it was was probably often used for blackmail or other political purposes by the clergy, it makes you practice your ability to recognise when you were wrong. That is a useful skill in life to have.
I take religion as a set of “best practice” rules to live by, not as dogma to recite blindly as true.
This is Earl the old guy. What happened to Apple Pay? It was so easy for me.
I became a christian several years ago. My understanding of God & Jesus’ teachings is that they have been resumed in one sentence: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” – end of story.
To have empathy & compassion for this suffering humanity can only be translated by genuine concrete actions. Everything else is empty chatter. “You shall know them by their fruits” says Jesus…
By the way Jacob, I just chipped in $25 for your excellent work – I just forgot to put my name on the payment. Cheers!
I never understood why all the questions on the NT and not one peep on the OT or the Talmud. Anyhow ..
Jacob read this, it has some interesting things on both like the Torah was probably not written by Moses on god knows when. Good book: A History of the Bible: The Story… https://www.amazon.com/dp/0525428771?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share
Mr. “Not A Peep”,
I don’t need to give Amazon money, to be told that the Exodus etc. is a bunch of crap. I knew that already.
Hahahaha .. you don’t have to buy it from Amazon 🙂
It’s the best book out there that deals both with the OT & NT and you can get it wherever you like though I have to warn you it is very long and you’ll probably not have the motivation for it.
From my perspective, it didn’t change my overall view of (Orthodox) Christianity or Jesus but at least I know more about ALL the books that sit at its foundation.
I suspect the Russians will move against the US militarily at some point. They clearly have to deal with Ukraine first, but I can’t see how they can take all of this lying down. There must be a lot of hawkish types in Russia gunning for the Americans, and I suspect something may unfold hand in hand with the Chinese. WW3 has clearly started and there’s no going back unless there is some kind of military coup in the US in my opinion…
What Dreizin says about Christianity is actually not that controversial to me and Im a devout Greek Orthodox. It’s not a secret that the ending of Mark is a later add on, as well as the final chapter or two of John. You also have few later interpolations. The book of Revelation itself was not fully accepted till 500 AD. In fact the icons of the Nativity in Orthodoxy depict wiseman present at the cave. This depiction is from neither gospel (Matt & Luke) but a synthesis of Justin Martyrs account and the protevangelium of James whose infancy details differ. Of course I know all about the councils and heresies and politics of the time.
Very interesting. Sorry… what cave at the nativity? Can you share a picture link?
As you know the official gospels speak of a manger just outside Bethlehem as the birthplace of Jesus, there is no mention of a cave in any NT passage. This comes from Justin Martyrs Dialogue with Tryphon (ch. 78) and also the Protoevangelium. Both agree that these three wisemen arrived at a cave (and not approx 2 years later as the official gospel of Matthew teaches, The PJ is also unaware of a flight into Egypt) Anyhow the official icon painting of the birth of Jesus in the Orthodox tradition whether it be Russian or Greek/byzantine church fresco or mosaic is the Justin Martyr version,, three wisemen arriving at a cave with the star above a cave.
The link is to an article on the Church of the Nativity, which is built upon the location of the cave in which Jesus was supposed to have been born. The original church was built by Constantine, whose mother, St. Helena, made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and asked him to build the first church on the site.
She also, purportedly, discovered part of the cross upon which Christ was crucified. She had this, and other relics, shipped back to Constantinople.
I have a great pre-nativity picture of the cave. I do not dare to post it because Dreizin will ban me, and my wife will divorce me.
I was a devout Christan until I started reading this blog. Thank-you Jacob for your persuasive, eye opening analysis.
LOL, don’t troll people. I’m the only authorized troll here.
Interesting to see how the food situation will develop. So far increased prices because of rising cost of fertilizers, sanctions and supply chain disruptions. How many farms used no or less fertilizer than required last year? How much might that impact production this year? Australia just had a bumper crop but Australia isn’t really a huge producer compared to Europe.
I dont think John the ex Mercenary guy was very believable. The whole time he was talking, I was thinking, “he either a liar, cracked or playing a game for attention”. I dont think the interviewer belived him either. Maybe he had better documentation than his talking suggested ?
from other sources he was enlisted for two years. NO ONE ENLISTS FOR TWO YEARS. He got booted, and this is his ticket to get back at his oppressors. I put the same value on his story that I put on AOCs degree in economics.
From other sources? He clearly says it in the RT video I posted. And in my day (late 90’s), the enlistment period for tank crewmen and certain other “dirty jobs” was two years, there was no other option. It’s possible he got booted; but you’re just speculating, and practicing psychology without a license.
Love the writing style, first of all: That ‘Rat-A-Tat-Tat’ machine-gunning , laying down the bursts, which suits the subject(s), and then the “I don’t give a fuck” demeanor which has been your hallmark ever since I first subscribed to The Report. This is all reminiscent of that old Churchillian chestnut: “I like a man who enters a fistfight with a grin on his face” (or some such).
You continue to entertain as a breath of fresh air. Kudos for the adviso on cranking up Mercouris to 1.5X to get through his enlightening yet interminable tediousness.
Thanks very much. But I didn’t advise the 1.5X. A bunch of commenters here, suggested that. I don’t advise watching M at all. I’m not against it, but it’s a waste of time, unless one is old and retired, literally nothing else to do.
oh boy, protestant atmosphere here, i am not even allowed to post the sticker at my french traffic light “Vaccinate them all, God will sort them out”
the titty pictures of Mother Mary breast-feeding her young baby-boy (being a pictural answer to the controversy of catharian dichotomy of untouched jesus in his sinful motherly body-vessel versus catholic doctrine of jesus as a human being licking sinful milk)
(short for: pleaz more funky stuff!)
nitrogen fertilizer historical price from St Louis Fed :
How do we know the RT clip is not (pretty) well made propaganda? I mean, an American ex-solider showing the World the truth about Ukraine, for American eyes and ears…
Not saying that there are no NAZITS in Ukraine and no atrocities, but… is the clip “for real”?