Yeah, we got the usual war war war, etc.
Sinking the myth of Russia’s “frozen reserves.”
And, the REAL story…..
About the Discord leaker.
We also continue dumping…..
…..on zombie Australians.
I saw the new Dungeons and Dragons film…..
…..(budget: $150 million)…..
…..with my son.
In its two-plus hours…..
There was NOT ONE “obviously gay” character…..
Nor ANY HINT of a sexual…..
…..or even romantic…..
…..between the male and female leads…..
…..who had been cohabitating…..
…..(not married, but living together)…..
…..and in fact, the female lead…..
…..the widowed male lead’s child’s stepmom.
All I can say is…..
If Hollywood is the leading edge…..
“Woke” is on its way out.
Yes, the film was in production…..
So, they must have been TEMPTED.
But, there must have been some scenes…..
…..that got deleted…..
…..with the “changing wind.”
They didn’t get ’em all.
There was one BIZARRE, pointless scene…..
…..where the female lead……
…..(an “Amazon” warrior type lady)…..
…..visits her “ex“…..
…..who’s some kind of leprechaun micro-hobbit…..
…..and who cooks…..
…..while his new (human) lady…..
…..is out in the fields…..
…..and he’s very much in touch with his feelings…..
…..and he explains to Amazon woman…..
…..why they didn’t work out.
There’s one brief scene…..
…..(an obvious ripoff of Total Recall’s “exploding disguise” scene)…..
…..where two heavily-armored members…..
…..of the palace guard…..
…..in this medieval Europe-inspired world…..
…..are shown to be…..
…..a woman (LOL, come on)…..
…..and a dark black gentleman.
But, that was very brief…..
And, all the other baddies…..
Were “white” men…..
Or at most…..
Some “mestizo” looking dudes…..
…..with no Spanish accent.
They DID NOT completely “reimagine“…..
…..Dungeons and Dragons…..
…..by gratuitously modernizing…..
…..the Sword Coast.
(Hey, I’m OK to live in a MODERN, REAL multiethnic society. But there are no “whites” in Black Panther’s Wakanda or Jabari Land, are there? If you want to make a film about the USA of 2023 AD, don’t call it “Dungeons and Dragons.”)
Whatever standard-issue “gay hairdresser“…..
…..or cross-dressing elf…..
…..they might have had…..
…..for the final cut.
I’d be interested to see…..
…..the “director’s cut.”
Just for laughs.
Also, I should mention…..
Recent releases from Disney…..
…..(Marvel or otherwise)…..
…..have NOT included…..
…..any gratuitous LGBTQ++++++ propaganda.
They just… stopped.
It’s very interesting.
…..is the leading edge…..
Then the pendulum…..
…..is swinging back to normal.
…..just don’t realize it, yet.
Dreizin misses by two years
After I hit “publish“…..
My email service takes up to 16 hours…..
…..to send to all subscribers.
Many didn’t receive…..
…..my April 12th evening post…..
Until well into the 13th…..
AFTER “Bradley Manning 2.0“…..
…..had already been arrested.
…..is 21 years old.
As you can see from the below screenshot…..
I was off by two years, LOL.
Many readers think…..
It can’t possibly be…..
…..that this 21 year-old reservist…..
…..really had access…..
…..to top-level diplomatic-intelligence memos.
And thus, the whole thing is fake…..
…..or he’s a fall guy…..
To which I say:
All of this, already happened!
People have short memories.
Now that most of the leaked info…..
…..has been digested…..
The REAL story…..
…..13 years after Manning…..
Any young scrub with a clearance…..
…..working one weekend per month…..
…..at some National Guard garage….
…..in some outback village…..
…..can STILL access…..
…..within the Department of Defense.
How many others…..
…..have there been…..
Or, are there now…..
That we don’t know about?
Any young scrub with a clearance…..
…..can still, 13 years after Manning…..
…..download the entire Pentagon…..
…..with no digital “alarm bells“, nothing…..
…..and give it to Russia or China.
Are we to assume…..
…..this hasn’t happened?
I think we can assume…..
…..that Russia and China…..
…..have pretty much EVERYTHING they need.
Which (who knows?)…..
…..may be one reason why…..
The USA has lost…..
…..the global diplomacy and PR war…..
…..and (with its captive nations)…..
…..is increasingly lost…..
The Pentagon will ask…..
…..for another (let’s say) $50 billion…..
…..for new IT systems…..
…..to fix everything.
On top of whatever they may have asked…..
…..to fix everything…..
…..the last time.
What can you expect?
Money won’t spend itself.
The “unspeakable” secret of the sanctions game:
No, they never really “froze” Russia’s reserves
Or: “How Russia manages to about double its military spending, house millions of refugees, rebuild Mariupol, etc., without running a large deficit, and with minimal inflation“
The “frozen reserves“…..
…..were always a myth.
You can seize boats.
You can freeze bank accounts.
It’s not quite so easy…..
…..to keep someone…..
…..OUTSIDE of your jurisdiction…..
…..from selling their bonds…..
…..to any willing buyer…..
…..OUTSIDE of your jurisdiction…..
…..and so on, down the market chain.
And, if that willing buyer…..
…..is an ultra-heavyweight (China)…..
If you’re, say…..
…..Italy or Denmark…..
“Good luck” refusing to pay…..
…..on a given Eurobond…..
…..because the serial number…..
…..recorded with Russia.
Please listen below…..
…..for more laughs…..
…..about the “frozen” reserves:
Tucker Carlson’s show is great…..
But, no, U.S. Special Forces personnel…..
…..are NOT (yet) fighting Russia directly…..
…..in the Ukraine.
WHAT are they doing?
WHERE are they, exactly?
Please listen below:
Money money money
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…..or at least, entertaining…..
Then, please consider…..
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If you’ve not yet done so.
Or, if you gave $5…..
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I have fun with this blog…..
But I’m not going to keep taking…..
…..all this time…..
…..unless it’s worth my time.
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More cucks down under
For the majority…..
…..who’ve never seen this great film…..
My headline pic, up top…..
…..is from the Coca Cola Kid…..
…..which is about an American…..
…..who comes to Australia…..
…..and cucks them out…..
But then, sort of “goes native.”
Just watch it.
I’ve got a grab-bag…..
…..of interesting comments…..
…..from Down Under.
(Obviously, not a cuck.)
(I added some commas, to make it easier to read.)
Yes, I’m from Melbourne Australia. I heartily agree with your sentiments Jacob. I was locked out of swimming pools and libraries and retail stores because of my “My Body my Choice” views. My child was vilified at our little community school because of our families views (and “Our Family our Bodies” choices). That 98% of our society just fell into line, while our society underwent a 1984 style social realignment, destroyed my faith in the common sense and courage of the people I was surrounded by. It was a big psychological shift. I sold my business building and put everything I owned “On wheels or on a laptop”. They built the quarantine camps here. If they started rounding people up for the camps, there would be plenty of willing informers and collaborators to assist. Some stood firm with their convictions against the tyranny. A memorable few.
(Again, not a cuck.)
Mate we did protest. Big time. The biggest protests in our nation’s history. Whole city blocks were full of protesters, week after week, but none of it was covered by media, in your country or ours. We protested and we were shot by police at the monuments to our fallen war soldiers. We protested at the Nation’s Capitol in one of the largest convoys in the nation’s history and police used sonic weapons on the crowds there. We protested and we were denied entry to public facilities and our children were ostracised by propagandised collaborators. We didn’t just roll over. Short of an armed insurrection by a motivated 3% of the population, what were we supposed to do? … Many left the cities after realising the futility of ‘breaking through’. Some left the country.
Glad to hear from you, but I saw videos of the protests in 2021, it was a few thousand at a time. Perhaps ten thousand at the outside, and that, not often. In a city the size of Melbourne, almost five million people, that’s not serious. In January 2021, half a million Washington, DC and mid-Atlantic area locals walked in the “Pussy March” against Trump (like him or not.) And, at that time, they had literally NOTHING to complain about, other than, Trump had just been elected, and they didn’t like him.
The Australian protests impressed no one. If they had, perhaps the repression would have ended much sooner. And if Australians still had guns, it would never have gone off the deep end, to begin with.
This one, below…..
…..is a cuck…..
…..and he ADMITS it!!!
He is representative…..
…..of MOST Australians.
(In fact, most are probably worse. At least, he admits to police brutality.)
Yes, the suppression of the anti lockdown protests was brutal but that’s only one aspect of what happened and is a distraction from Australia’s overall successful response to Covid. Plenty of mistakes were made but if United States had the same Covid death rate as Australia about 900,000 American lives would have been saved.
Sometimes being a “cuck” has its advantages. Would you rather work together to defeat a common enemy or would you rather watch your friends and family die?
He’s got all the keywords in there.
Would have been “saved“…..
Friends and family die (!!!)…..
Friends and family die? Sure, if you live in a retirement home, your friends are all at great risk, LOL. What’s the average age of the victims? Australia shut down incoming flights (even for its own citizens, forcing them to REMAIN ABROAD INDEFINITELY if they wished to fly out), in-person school, all recreation, all shows and events, public dining, walks in the park, kids at the playground, normal life, and made ALL public demonstrations / protests ILLEGAL for (more or less, on and off) **TWO YEARS** to “save” everyone from a bad flu that killed pensioners aged 70+, diabetics, the heart-diseased, the dialysis’ed, the hospiced, the AIDS’ed, late-stage alcoholics, drug addicts, and steroid freaks. But, mostly the aged 70+.
And that’s not even getting into the klotshotz, which have killed or crippled a far greater number of healthy under-25’s than the korona ever did.
The “I’m just here for the geopolitics” Mercouris zombies need to leave me alone. What will it take to shake these retards? I condemn Mercouris for having ignored so many real issues, so as to cater to these dumb fucks, to juice his YouTube ad revenue. He could still have made a decent living (moving exclusively to some non-YouTube platform) while being a thought leader for free speech and freedom in general, and a redpill engine. Instead, he’s busy picking up every penny, distracting your dumb ass with daily pointless bullshit rambling about Moldova, which might as well be the Kardashians. It’s disgusting. He’s disgusting. He’s basically the MSM.
He’s basically the MSM.
Think about that.
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I enjoyed seeing your photo of The Coca-Cola Kid, and I saw it when it came out; an oddball kind of film, and a study of American colonization. I liked how the Australian man who owned his soft drink company finally agreed to merge his brand with Coke, but no, Coke wanted it off the map.
The film ended with “While the cherry blossoms bloomed in Japan/The Third World War began.”
What does that mean? It could be a ref. to the 1980’s when, if anyone remembers, Japan Inc. seemed ready to take over the world. As we said back then, “we’ll eat sushi and like it.” And where is Japan now? Seems China took all of its thunder.
As for Australia, I admit Aussies really disappointed me. It reminds me how I admired Germany for a long time, having been stationed there, liking the literature and culture, but, in the last twenty years, Germans seem to have become a different people. Same with Australia. I don’t know how they changed so much, and are so compliant to give up their freedoms so easily. When I saw a video of a pregnant woman putting word of a rally on Facebook and cops came to her place, handcuffed her and dragged her off, I was sickened. I can’t say that I see Australia in any kind of hopeful light.
Some of you say this is simply her convict past taking root, and I can see that, but I think also an illusion we have is Australia being this “Outback nation” of free blokes and Sheilas, ready to assert their independence over the Pommy bastards from England. In truth, Australia is a very urban country, the majority of its population squeezed in the cities and suburbs, and so easily controlled. America isn’t much different. Our West is really a collection of urban centers, not solid ranchers. Most of the west is essentially a federal colony with much federal land, but I agree with Jacob America has many more venues and pockets of free expression. We aren’t quite as passive as the English European colonies are, and more of us aren’t taking things at face value, as our white Anglo-Saxon brothers do.
As an Australian I can give you an explanation as to why most Australians complied. Compliance of the population was far greater because said population has been mostly satisfied with the performance of it’s State/Territory governments until recently and though the Federal government hasn’t been widely liked, the State/Territory governments were seen to have held them in check as best they could.
This scenario is much like the recently polled vast positive sentiment held by the Chinese population for their current central government, even though they are often dissatisfied with their local governments corruption and implementation of policy. Western media do not wish to publish these sets of data for wide consumption as it might disprove the narrative of the ‘scary’ CPC).
The further a population falls into negative sentiment towards its government (see here the US and France) the less likely the population is to comply with its dictates.
It was the same in France, so many cucks just to go to the cinema or the restaurant. And for what? Disabled or killed peoples at the emergency services?
The funny thing was that they couldn’t “force it by law” on the population as it would require them to pay for any indésirables or secondary effects.
Also, your obsession for Mercouris is cracking me up. I follow both you and I have enjoyed what you being on the table.
Cheers from France, K.
Ps : Fuck Macron
Via Escobar: “Old school Beltway intel source, retired:
Way, way up – beyond the CIA.
21-year old gamer is a fall guy.”
LOL, get outta here. Escobar doesn’t have any “sources.”
“Beyond the CIA”… you crack me up.
Bradley Cooper’s character in the DnD movie is a race called “halflings” which in the traditional rule book are basically just humans that are about half as tall and half as otherwise large as normal humans. If you take the official lore that they are in all regards other than size simply plainly humans, and combine it with the dirty minds of the teenagers who made up most of the DnD fandom over the years… It’s within the “rules as written” that halflings could be in successful romantic relationships with other humans. To your average teenager the joke was how in the world could they possibly have sex. The movie plays off this by hamming up the other aspects of a romantic relationship. It’s a very inside joke, so I’d just ask people to believe me that it did make sense and me and my DnD group who saw the movie together thought it was hilarious.
Then there were the years of spying by CWO4 Walker, entrepreneurial Navy comms guy, ALL of the USNs classified message traffic for years (including the Vietnam War). See this: AN ANALYSIS OF THE SYSTEMIC SECURITY WEAKNESSES OF THE U.S. NAVY FLEET BROADCASTING SYSTEM, 1967-1974, AS EXPLOITED BY CWO JOHN WALKER by LAURA J. HEATH, MAJ, USA
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001. This was millions of messages – he supported a big decryption industry in the Soviet Union. Major Heath only analyzed one of Walker’s many exploits. Note the time lag between his spying and her critique of the security system. Decades later she wrote as if this were an ongoing problem. The comms/computer/network nerd is always the weak link. He has access to everything and no respect for anything. Walker and his fellow comms guy died in stir in 2014. His son also saw jail time. He was finally ratted out by his wife – it took the FBI a while to believe her. Although this was a news story back in the day, the vast scope and damage of his spying has never been widely appreciated outside of the Navy.
I also noticed the recent and rather rapid decline in over-the-top LBGT+ propaganda coming out of Hollywood. It’s interesting for reasons that may have implications beyond LBGT+. My impression currently is that the powers-that-be in Washington, preeminently interested is the preservation of their global economic/military hegemony, have found little traction around the world for such radical non-traditional ideologies.
They may have come to the conclusion that rather than paddle against the current of world opinion in their struggle for global influence with Russia and China, that it may be more pragmatic to tone down the Woke rhetoric and associated national litmus tests.
Russia, in its recent “Concept of Foreign Policy” document, lists its reasons for conflict with the USA and its European satellites. Among the bones of contention driving the conflict, the document gives significant prominence to “Ideological Differences” as summarized in the article at the link below.
Which brings up an interesting possibility: Is Washington starting to seek a more realistic, less ideological, and more accommodating approaches to the new lay-of-the-land in international relations? Will this hypothetical emerging flexibility extend to a less arrogant, more diplomatic, less militaristic posture moving forward? Hope
There’s a problem with that. Has anyone considered how ‘they’ will respond to that? Remember, they spent the last several years pushing the trans genocide meme. As there is no ACTUAL trans genocide, less diversity on TV will be touted as evidence of this so called genocide.
Expect to see more of ‘them’ added to the weekly mix of mass shootings.
Did Jack Teixeira really have access to above Secret DoD networks? The leaks I have seen are photos of crumpled powerpoint slide printouts, or his transcriptions of slides. Maybe he just had access to some briefing room and snaffled some powerpoint printouts that were left unsecured.
What is puzzling is why the Massachusetts Air National Guard would need to be briefed on stuff like intercepts of internal S.Korean government deliberations?
They wouldn’t and they didn’t. He downloaded everything from a SCIF at his national guard armory.
Jacob, you are so right about mercouris et al. My view now is that the Ukraine war and all the Geopolitics going on is a huge distraction to take our attention off the local stuff they are doing behind the scenes. Therefore Galloway et al. are actually helping the elites whether they are aware of it or not. And… These big geopolitical commentators are basically feeding the beast and its distractions from what’s really going on in the world. No mention of the Koof , no mention of Died suddenly, no mention of 15 min cities, no mention of the climate hoax. Nada! I get that they might lose some money by being demonetised or shadow banned but, seriously, are we that stupid that we keep allowing ourselves to be distracted from the VERY real (but not so click baiting) stuff that actually WILL allow those B*** to win. He lives in Hampstead btw. Even a small house there costs a bomb.
Lets face it the problem with Aus and all the Western world is they are all socialist light, governments and the people, except for a few red states in USA all conservative parties are center-left. The Aus government was just the first to take it to the next level, Austria and Germany were about to bring in house arrest for non-vax and Scotland was talking about doing camps as well. What ended the lockdowns were 80 thousand NHS workers, when Boris said take the poke or get the sack, they refused, Boris hit a brick wall as sacking them would have crumbled the NHS (the NHS in Britain is a religion) labour seeing him on the ropes released partygate and Boris to save his arse said LOCKDOWNS ARE OVER. Once Britain was free the rest of Europe and the world couldn’t justify their lockdowns. It was a close run thing and as you said Mr D the next one will be worse
Thanks. The repression ran up (or not) against different walls in different countries. We in the USA don’t take cues from England. Here, the beginning of the end was before the middle of 2020, when rural areas and small cities in “weak blue” or “purple” states (such as Virginia) made clear they wouldn’t put up with business shutdowns or very strict enforcement for long. Then, the governor of Georgia (with no backing from weak pussy Trump) went out on a limb and reopened schools for the last few weeks of the school term in June. All of this was possible thanks to our wonderful federal system, the only true federalism in the West. Then, every other Republican-run state did the same, for the school term starting August/September. By the time the klotshotz came online in January 2021, any sensible person could see the korona was no risk to the young and/or healthy. At which point, Republican-appointed judges got the balls to tell Brandon’s puppeteers to fuck off with their natonwide vakkseen mandate. The final nail came by mid-2022, when enough nurses had retired in disgust, moved to Republican areas, or went to a freelance / temp contract work arrangement, such that hospitals got desperate and abandoned their vakks-and-boosster requirements.
What a valuable paragraph for enhanced understanding of the covid era and the importance of Federalism for individual freedom!
I agree your federal system is unique and your red states are the last bulwark against socialism in the west. But you still don’t allow unvaccinated into the USA, whereas Aus now does, so the shadow still lingers
> We in the USA don’t take cues from England
I’m not so sure about that. Lots of ‘Americans’ fawn over a particular family of inbred German child raping drug dealers, neither realizing nor caring that they were our mortal enemies a mere 150 years ago (and probably still are). We let some of them live here. There’s even talk of putting one of them in the White House!
In a sane America such talk would be considered Treason.
Yup. Screams See Aye Eh. Pick em out by the shoes.
When I worked a government job, I started trying out webinar classes. I would sign up for hour long sessions for my lunch hour on technical information relating to my job. most of the time the instructors were government employees and usually women. The first fifteen minutes of a government webinar is a complete waste of time. The presenters spend the time patting themselves on the back, yuking themselves up. Because I was using my own time I quit doing that for free. What I would learn in an hour could have been taught in about 10 minutes. I never heard of Mercouris. I learned of him through your posts. I went there to watch and sat through 5 minutes of blah blah blah and learned nothing. I had PTSD and was out. Maybe taking your word is better than being curious.
Mercouris has since the war in Ukraine began dedicated his personal channel to that single issue even though he has no expertise in the area at all. The segments have been getting longer as the war has gone along and they now usually clock in at well over an hour. He will will quite often say ‘there isn’t much news from the battlefront today’ and then proceed to talk for an hour and a twenty minutes and he’s just repeating what he read on Russian Telegram accounts like Rybar, Colonel Cassad and Slavyangrad, information anyone can find themselves by spending ten minutes on Telegram.
The original The Duran channel with the two Alex’s use to cover wind ranging, sometimes risky topics but those days appear to be over, sadly.
As a donor, I will risk offering another POV on Mercouris… I appreciate your argument regarding toeing lines to preserve the ability to make money. Fair enough – I find that frustrating too. However, there is another aspect to this – entertainment value and presentation. There is something to be said for delivering your points in an erudite, sophisticated manner, and Mercouris is able to do that. Would I prefer he leave YT and move to Rumble, and deliver “harder” opinions? Yes, but I can still enjoy the discussions as long as I understand the limitations.
Regarding your last sentence, one psychologist said that his most thoroughly brainwashed clients were the ones who watched MSM and believed they could watch MSM and avoid being brainwashed.
Someone already gave a name for something familiar to that, I think is called the Gell-man amnesia.
Ipso facto, I read Dreizin too, so, clearly, I am not limiting myself to the Duran view. 🙂 I enjoy it, and then look for more in-depth information elsewhere. Dreizin is one of two commentators I have given cash to.
What’s your estimation of Jimmy Dore? He at least has a bit of entertainment value and has been openly vociferous about issues the likes of Mercouris dare not touch.
Hello. Per my comments policy, I normally don’t publish comments asking me what I think of some or other commentator. (It’s almost always someone I’ve never heard of.) But, Dore is fantastic. Too bad I don’t have time to listen to him (or anyone) much, anymore.
Another good one. A little detail on Black Panther #1:
The ONLY VERY positive white character in the entire movie — is a sugary nice — CIA operative.
Hence, both woke and state security dominate Hollywood propaganda… – hopefully you are right that one of these propaganda’s are on decline.
I’m in agreement, Dreizen. ‘Mercooris’ and/or his side kick are unwatchable in my opinion. I don’t get the fan club’s devotion at all – watching those two is so boring.
I am Australian and lived through the nightmare of my country’s Covid tyrrany. However, i disagree that it was a lack of guns that enabled it. I don’t think people outside Australia realise that it is now a one party totalitarian state with all of the media and big corporates/oligarchs all lining up behind one party (the hard left party) and elections are now pointless. It is hard to describe the extent to which this aforementioned blob controls the information flow and media. There is no dissent from the official narrative allowed anywhere in the media in Australia. Absolutely none. You can still go and search out independent media like i do. But most people don’t. The information flow that most people rely on is so totally and utterly controlled by the government that it really is like North Korea. There are no Tucker Carlson’s or Rush Limbaugh’s in Australia. The government would force their removal like they did to the only commentator questioning the Covid narrative in Australia (Alan Jones). The number 1 and 2 customer for all corporate media in Australia now is the Federal and State governments. Daylight comes 3rd. Every second ad is government funded. The ads are about stuff like drink driving, domestic violence, hurting peoples feelings on the internet, racism, climate change etc etc. Total waste of money. Just an excuse to shovel cash to the media in exchange for them pushing the governments narratives on everything else. All media in Australia now is essentially government owned and that is the biggest problem.
Regarding Hollywood’s de-wokenization, the big news in the alt-nerdosphere right now is how the Super Mario Bros. movie has made a ton of money despite being, apparently, not woke (not anti-woke either, simply not woke). Critics hate it because its target audience are Mario fans and not soccer mums. So, yes, things seems to be changing.
I haven’t seen the Coca Cola Kid but the plot reminds me to this TV series called Lilyhammer, in which a NY mafia guy is sent to a little village in Norway as a part of a witness protection program. He confronts those naive, pussified rural Norwegians and turns the village upside down. I lived in Tromsø for two years and can confirm that is a pretty accurate description of the country (quite funny too). I haven’t seen the last season, but I imagine that the mafia guy ends up becoming a Nordic pussy too, considering the leading actor, Steven Van Zandt, who’s basically replying his role in The Sopranos, has recently said on Twitter that the future generations should kill all republicans, or something in the same vein.
I know nothing about the “Kid” movie, but there are (independent) clinical studies which show elevated testosterone levels and enlarged testicle size after consuming both Coke and Pepsi–but only the full-sugar version (See Haidut). The effect is believed to be due mainly to the sugar content and not the caffeine.
This may be counter-globalist and non-cuck as it would likely tend to reduce limp dick and be population increasing.
Australia and I’ll throw in New Zealand are California without the Mexicans. Enough said!
In California, we at least had some independent sheriffs in the more rural counties and the pressure to mask and vaxx was less there. In my crowded, narrow-isled hardware store, the owner and workers, male and female, were mask-free from one Day 1. They were joined, In my supermarket, by a few young, stalwart males–and who most influenced me to de-mask. Masked and un-masked–we pretty much just ignored each other–and so did the sheriff and business management.
But the state legislature, with a strong ChiCom influence, is Bolshevik 101!
Never sure how to call you, from now on I’ll just stick to Dr.Drei
So, Dr.Drei, I just wanted to say thanks for all you do for us. I appreciate that you get into fights with your commenters. Just make sure not to get pulled into meaningless wars over some shit that’s not worth fighting. Sometimes it can be far too tempting to hit that reply button and spiral into a senseless waste of energy and possible loss of reputation.
Eastern Europe wasn’t a cuck, Bulgaria being the champion. Dreizin, say something nice for once and I will give you money.
In terms of Uncle Sam’s Ukraine war effort, Bulgaria is Europe’s biggest cuck. The number one cuck and gimp. Bulgarian military industry (what’s left of it) has been working 100% for the Ukraine for over a year. Also, all the Ukraine’s diesel comes from the Russian refineries in Bulgaria. Also, most of Bulgaria’s air force has been donated to the Ukraine.
As for the money you’ve denied me, if you haven’t given me anything yet (and I’ve worked quite hard enough for it), then you probably never will, no matter what I say or don’t say. In fact, you yourself, know you won’t ever give me squat, because you’re a freeloader.
Hungary also supplies a lot of diesel to Ukraine, because the Kiev (now Lviv/Lwów/Lemberg) regime still holds like 100-150k ethnic Hungarians basically hostage as well as getting the transfer fee for the coming oil and gas (methane, ie. natural gas) through the old Soviet pipelines Friendship and Brotherhood.
Funny thing is, that Hungary (and to a lesser extent othen Central European and Balkan countries) DID try to get other sources of energy, outside of Russia, like the Nabucco pipeline, the Neptun gas field offshore of Romania (Black Sea) or even extending the LNG terminal in Croatia, as well as the connecting pipelines to it.
One can check out who put pressure on these countries and corporations to “sink” or at least delay those projects. As well as the Paks II nuclear Power plant (which would negate a great part of Hungary’s natural gas consumption).
COrrect me, but AFAIK Russian assets were seized largely randomly, actually cutting of “Zapadnik”, ie. Western-friendly oligarchs from their money, thus giving Putin a great opportunity to further cut them to size.
This might have to do something with windows and people getting too close to them.
Now you‘ve really made me curious with your speedy edit of your comment (I don‘t think I imagined it cause I really laughed when I read it). In all your vast knowledge do you also have suicide statistics and can tell us how many people opt for throwing themselves headfirst into a wood chipper per annum? I think that would take more balls than living. I had guessed that about Bulgaria. Now give us the dirt on Austria. They are very quiet here.
Off topic for this post but something you wrote a few posts back about women (Karens) being more aggressively supportive to the powers that be regarding all the shit that happened over the past three years… I have looked at my circles and agree 100%. Too many guys were pressured by their female partners to follow the crap and are are either totally moving on (it‘s not a topic anymore) or regretting it terribly because they‘ve been injured. The woman are still convinced and merciless. What is it going to take for them to wake up? I think it won‘t be until their kids start dying. In my family two little kids almost died when they developed septic lymph glands (huh???) and their parents still won‘t consider the obvious. They‘ve all stopped talking to me.
I have only spoken to two Bulgarians since the Ukraine thing started.
One is the lady who does our cleaning in London: totally pro the Russian perspective but is clearly reticent in saying so. None of her other clients in this area are likely to be remotely sympathetic!
The other was a mini cab driver who part owns a cafe on the Black Sea coast that caters / catered to Russians. Also totally pro the Russian side and was very aware of the role Russia played in Bulgarian independence.
Their view was that the government is not in line at all with popular opinion. Although, of course, given what is happening across the whole west that ought not to surprise anyone. It is a feature not a bug.
I am happy, by the way, to donate to this blog and do so approximately each month. It is worth it.
We were talking about the virus but fair enough let’s switch to Ukraine.
Since I finally gave you money would you be so kind to answer the following question: now that Ukraine is on its last legs (seems so to me) what happens next? Is NATO aka “coalition of the willing” entering the fun with personnel. Are we meant to supply the cannon fodder (the line of countries from the Baltics to Bulgaria)
Please everyone send Mr. Dreizin money. I did and I feel a better person already!
Regarding the panndemeekk rules complience there was a pattern, from what I’ve seen. In countries where the trust in the government is high, like western Europe, the rules were draconic and people had to obey them. But in countries where people don’t trust the authorities, like in eastern Europe, it was way easier to get around the restriction (corruption also played a big role, I guess). In Romania only 45% of the eligible population got the jab (and many of them have taken fake vakkssenez) and we had the only non-Soros-backed big protests in our recent history when they tried to force us to stay home after 6.pm. I guess in the US the distrust in the government is also high, due to the libertarian-leaning convictions of the republicans. Also, you have guns.
Movies are a good gauge to measure ideological influences. I’m a bit of a cinephile myself. I guess many of the thousands of movie-youtubers are hardcore-sarcastic anti-woke (and pay for that by being attacked by standard movie-critic-outfits).
Were it not for the paradox that those youtubers at the same time act as if they believe in the medias reporting of foreign policy (from conviction or for monetary reasons) the correlation would be even stronger (the kind of people who uses the term “Putler” because they think it is ingenious, funny or because it would DIRECTLY affront Putin).
One of them, whose short vids are quite funny, uses very standard and very not-so-funny-anymore stereotypes about Eastern Europe. Reading the guys background and that he is not dumb I can only guess that he does that to keep the stupid apolitical nerd people on board, in the end it is about THE MUNNY!
All those guys have between a couple hundred thousand and a couple million followers, I guess they are producing pure gold. Sometimes they make those 4-5 hour movie-ranting rounds with 10 youtubers which is just absurd. I can only guess how much money that brings in.
They could even teach Merc Cooriz something new. I really hope they won’t start a Duran movie critics channel. Merc Cooriz talking about Ant Man. 🙂
What I find fascinating about the leaker is that everyone takes these documents to be “accurate” and “truthful”. I’m an Apple user and have been since 1988, and I’ve watched the company in relative detail. Apple intentionally puts false information into the hands of various employees in order to find out where leaks of information are coming from. Unless the US Military really is incompetent, I would expect them to do such things as well.
A 19 year-old, U.S. Army private named Bradley Manning gave something like 700,000 Government files to Wikileaks in 2010, including at least two videos showing U.S. military killing of civilians, documents detailing a U.S plot to spy on the UN, as well as piles of diplomatic cables dating as far back as the 1960s. Were those all fake? Manning was given a 35-year sentence (later freed by Obama) and Wikileaks’ Julian Assange is still locked up, with no trial. But hey, believe whatever the fuck you want. You know best! Because you’re an Apple user!!!
Obama freed Manning because he went tranny.
The world has virtually always been led by crooks and incompetents. A large factor contributing to our present degraded state is that all the crooks leading us are also manifestly incompetent. Like Dirty Harry said, “A man’s gotta know his limitations.” Our institutions are full of those who don’t. We are suffering as a result. Where have all the intelligent crooks gone?
“That’s not a guy bangin my wife, THAT’s a guy banging my wife”
– Cuckodile Dumbdee, ca. 2023
And what the Aussie cuck “overlooks” is that, at best, all of Australia’s tyranny at best delayed the inevitable. Right now, Ai=sustralia has one of the higest infection rates and excess death rates in the world, Excuse me, but I had assumed these gene therapies were actully supposed to do something useful, not just make it easier to contract Covid, get hospitalized and die?
Jacob, are coming down hard on Mercouris solely because of the length of his YouTube shows and that he mostly talks about the Ukraine proxy war for profits? If so your critique is misplaced, he and Christoforou cover the pan-de-meec, have guests on like the Barnes attorney, Jeffrey Sachs and Tom Luongo, et al who can speak about dollar reserves, gold, multipolar world, constitutional rights, Jan 6th, etc. Check out his written articles on the geene ther-appee and lockdowns. Yes, he focuses on Ukraine in his YouTube platform but he warns people that that is the case, until the war wraps up. It is the Franz Ferdinand moment of the 21st century . He also writes articles on consortium news and does videos on locals which cover history and literature. I think hes more versatile than you give him credit for, and thats why people value his opinions. One more example, he does weekly podcasts with Glenn Diesen interviewing scholars and diplomats centered around the time of end of the USSR.
Go on calling him disgusting and a MSM slut but his written work and videos and interviews do way more to provoke thought and red pill the population than any MSM pundit. If there’s something substantive you disagree with, invite him on and discuss it?
I am aware that Mercouris uses other platforms. But 90%+ of his work product goes to, and probably 95%+ of his audience is with, Youtube (or with other video platforms which simply host/duplicate his Youtube content.) And most of his Youtube fans don’t care or even know about his other platforms where he doesn’t have to censor himself, because he’s on Youtube and it’s convenient. He should have shown some leadership by getting off Youtube already, and taking as many followers as he can with him, and challenging them with more challenging topics, but he doesn’t and won’t do it, because the fabulous “easy money” from Youtube ads, trumps whatever dignity he may have. It’s a deal with the Devil.
As for covering “other” topics on his Youtube show, he will only cover what’s ALREADY been deemed acceptable for discussion. For example, he didn’t touch Biden’s son’s laptop until AFTER the MSM belatedly admitted that it was genuine. If he had mentioned it prior to that, he’d have been “put on notice” at least, and possibly even demonetized with no warning at all. Same with the way he’s covered or hasn’t covered “1/6.” Same with anything else that he might cover on his Youtube show. You’re a goddamn fool if you think you’ll ever hear some regime/MSM taboo broken on his show. NOTHING he says on his show is a challenge to any agenda or authority. You just can’t do that on Youtube. That’s why he needs to get off Youtube. But he won’t do it.
My understanding is that Alexander Mercouris has a young child plus another on the way, apparently. He also lives in London and (without being unkind) is not a young man anymore. He must be in his late 50s and I believe his wife is a university lecturer, so likely to be moderately well paid but not excessively so.
He is running a business as I think you have said in the past and no doubt feels the need to prioritize cash flow over other things, while he can and has the energy to spend so many hours a day talking. School fees and all that paraphernalia can have that effect, as many of us know.
None of that is to condone or condemn Mercouris. Simply to understand him. Perhaps if he chooses at some point to emigrate to Greece as a much cheaper location than London then perhaps he might change his focus! But I think he has lived almost his entire life in the UK.
Hello. What you and most others don’t realize is how ridiculously lucrative his Youtube channel is. The guy has become a millionaire. If he left Youtube and was able to take along even half his audience and monetize them (or a contributing fraction of them, like I do) somehow else, sure it would be a pay cut, but he’d still be making good money. Perhaps he couldn’t afford to live in Belgravia (I don’t know where he lives) but he’d be fine. But he’s just a greedy Faust.
That’s the sad truth
Mercouris recent did a spate of videos in the 40-45 minute range, so I thought I might give him a listen again as that was a step in the right direction to me. Alas, his last one is back over an hour now, so scratch that. I’d much rather listen to Jacob’s snippets.
Lifehack: You can cut down the view time in half by going straight to the second half. The first one is always about the battlefield so if you’re not interested in that, it’s easy to find the spot where he moves on into geopolitics. Sometimes I do that.
It’s not about his video length, but the amount of information he gives. I don’t mind listening for an hour if it’s worth it, but the guy apparently says in an hour what can be said in 10 minutes. I recently watched one of his videos, he spent an entire minute to say that Artyomovsk is Bakhmut !! This is nuts ! You can get what he says just by reading Intelrepubic or Slavyangrad for a couple minutes
People say it wouldn’t have happened if the Aussies had guns. I say that has nothing to do with it. The population was too cowardly when they came for the guns, and they were too cowardly when they came for the unvaxxed.
Sure, some police might have gotten shot enforcing tyranny, which would then be used as grounds to crack down even harder against the “lunatic anti-vaxxer gun nuts”.
It’s not about guns, it’s about being a domesticated, pussified society who accept tyranny.
I say that as a European, where essentially all countries have completely pussified sheep instead of human population, except maybe France. Those guys riot all the time, and they don’t need any guns to do it.
I would add Tulsi Gabbard into the “non regime aligned” MSM journos or commentators, talking heads. I left Oz 25 years ago for the US, I was having a bad reaction with the simps there, pinkos the whole lot of em.
Your friend (ha ha, no) Larry Johnson is turning somersaults to try and insist that somehow the kid arrested couldn’t possibly have had access to the documents. I think he’s so far done 3 articles on this. Meanwhile, are you familiar with the Reading Junkie blog? It’s run by an American ex military intelligence officer who now lives in Russia. And he is convinced that not only is the arrested kid the leaker, but there is nothing particularly strange about him getting access to this stuff.
When I pointed this article out to Johnson he and his acolytes got all huffy.
Meanwhile here’s Moon Of Alabama:
“…the young airman who was arrested yesterday was somehow used to publish them.”
How was this miracle achieved? Hypnotism? Holding his family at gunpoint? And then, after making him post the photos online, these miracle workers waited for a couple of months for the leak to go viral?
All right then.
This whole leak thing has been a great way of separating the self-styled experts from normal people.
Honest question for you and/or Jacob:
Larry Johnson says a few of the materials were CIA operations reviews, sitreps or something like that. Larry says there’s no way anything CIA would be mixed in with the military at all, no way, period, end of discussion. I haven’t read the blog you mentioned yet, but think I’ll take the time as I just got laid off.
Thanks in advance to whoever (whomever?) replies.
Yeah………but Americans can’t buy flamethrowers……….oh wait, they can and many own them……..darn.
Australians overall are wusses. NO ONE can tell me that when the gun turn in happened there werent thousands of people that didnt comply……but……where was the armed push back from these “rugged” Aussies? They rolled over and pissed on their belles like the cowed dogs they are. And for Gods sake, America seems intent on emulating them. Disgusting.
I never thought Id say it………but I would be proud to call Mr. Putin President. Damned proud just for his giving the middle finger to the woketards in the collective west.
And was Victoria Nuland featured in a Hollywood production that had one scene of Gregory Peck on her side repeatedly stabbing her with a harpoon? What was the name of that movie again??
You should go check out Larry Johnson’s latest conversation with Scott Ritter. They discuss the issues surrounding this alleged leaker in depth. Johnson says his original analysis was bases upon his understanding of the policies & procedures in place when he himself was working with CIA & Pentagon intel, but he has now been brought up to date through recent conversations with colleagues currently working in the same field, to include relaxed standards for who is allowed access to sensitive materials. However, there are still reasons to be skeptical that a single low-level individual would have access to the multiple compartmentalized information pipelines from which various leaked documents compiled, which appear to be targeted for specific data rather than simply plucked out at random. Then there are the dubious claims about how Bellingcat discovered these leaked documents on the discord server. I’m not going to type it all out here (half the time the page reloads before I can finish & I lose everything anyway, lol!), but go watch if you want to consider some much more nuanced points from guys with plenty of past experience -in addition to contacts with current experience- with the handling of sensitive intelligence information.
Yea if the Australians can’t put 2 and 2 together realizing that the whole gun confiscation scheme is what enabled such strict lockdowns then there isn’t much hope for them to turn anything around in the future unfortunately.
Gun toting rednecks literally saved the western world during COVID. If it wasn’t for the resistance in the USA, then things in countries like mine, Canada, would have been much, much worse.
The Canadian Trucker Protest deserves a shout out; at the very least it showed us how far the ruled based order is willing to go to suppress dissent
Agreed the threat of violence and backlash was real and couldn’t have been achieved without the 2nd. But we miss the point to not appreciate the real factor in TPTB decision to slow their roll.
I remember early 2022 quite well. Had been looking for a job in the tech industry. They were all such forward thinkers and we at the forefront of making sure everyone was protected.
It was at that time OmiCrON swept the other vARIanTS aside. Guess what happened the normies had to come to terms with a little matter of importance called “These fucking things don’t work.”
I contend it was not the 2nd which influenced the pullback but the power of the herd. Push harder and you create an atmosphere where Joe Normie sees thru the matrix with his own eyes as he watches all his Sheened associates get just as sick or worse as those who had the good sense to abstain. Best change the subject.
Don’t get me wrong I love the 2nd and it played its part but it was the threat of the sheep running thru the fences. It gave credence to my theory that if enough assholes quit lending the GAE their support we could put this to bed. Unfortunately I know it could work I do not believe it will happen in time. Which makes misery inevitable.
When I read Gulag Archipelago, I never imagined that Canada would become the old Soviet Union.
1. All 100% of Media is either directly controlled/owned by Government. No exceptions but for those whose voice is so small, no one can hear.
2. Even today there is no news about the adverse/deadly reactions to the Vacks. None, Zero. No discussion, no questions allowed.
3. Like the U.S. Southern Border, Canada, for political voting purposes, is bringing in hundreds of thousands of immigrants (future Liberal Party voters) even though 99% want to live in the cities and not the cold, difficult North. So-called Canadian Culture is replaced with the Balkanization/Ghettoization of many competing cultures. Look at Vancouver. The city of Vancouver is nearly all Chinese, yet the biggest suburb, Surrey, is nearly entirely East Indian. The Chinese and East Indians don’t want to be in each other’s communities. That’s as anti-Canadian as it gets.
4. The Truckers were the spearhead of a much larger movement and that has not gone away. Ultimately the actual Producers of food and shelter are opting out. Let the Elite eat bugs and their own excrement.
5. Mr. Dreizen, keep building on the foundation you have, money will flow and grow. Clean, brutal TRUTH is a rare thing. Mercouris, McGregor, Johnson, etc. still have to keep a path for their exit.
My dumb comment for today.
As a fellow Canadian, the Cdn Trucker Protest of Feb/21 didn’t need guns to resound around the world. They used bouncy castles and soup kitchens for the homeless in downtown Ottawa to make their point. What was hoped for by many was that our much bigger neighbour to the south would provide the cavalry before the protest got squashed. The cavalry never came. Although there were many American truckers who tried to participate, by the time an unnecessarily cumbersome protest drive from across the USA to DC was organized & put into effect, Turdeau & his fat f**k buddy former hash dealer Ford had squashed it all & confiscated donations. Would guns have made a difference? Likely not in this instance, other than to have played even more into the globalists’ hands. Would an immediate general strike by US truckers in sympathy have worked? Yes, it would have been determinative. Are US truckers limped dick cucks for not having organzed an immediate industry Wed general strike? Not in my view, but there may be some who would see otherwise.