Folks, as of now…..
You should be able to comment here…..
…..using your Facebook…..
…..or whatever Satanic media you choose.
I’m sorry it took me this long…..
…..to get with the times.
Thanks again to Manny.
(My webmaster, mass mailing manager, audiovisual editor, occasional editorial consultant, also my friend.)
As for pitying the fool…..
Just because we’re not (yet) using nukes…..
…..does not mean we’re not in WW3.
I pity the fool who says…..
“We must avoid WW3.”
We’re in WW3.
I use Amnesty International to prove it.
I haven’t lost my mind.
Listen to the below audio file.
It’s in a “fireside chat” format.
Not my usual, machine-gun burst style.
Keep in mind, this is two days old.
When I mentioned Tucker Carlson…..
…..as an example of a man…..
…..who’s managed to keep his job…..
…..despite saying “dangerous” things.
That no longer applies.
Although, of course…..
He wasn’t canned over what he said…..
…..about the Ukraine, per se.
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In the below audio file…..
…..(also unedited, it could be tighter but hey whatever)…..
I describe the historic nature…..
…..of Tucker Carlson’s departure…..
…..from Fox News.
I’m not exaggerating.
It is historic.
Of course, not in a good way.
It’s also a DEPARTURE from history…..
…..in that, unlike the cancelled Republican stars…..
…..of state purges past…..
…..(late 1930’s and early-mid 1960s)…..
Thanks to the Internet…..
Carlson still has options.
He can remain active.
Possibly, even GROW his following.
I don’t mention this in the audio…..
…..but Fox is a dead man walking.
(BTW, a very good friend just pointed out that Carlson had a huge influence over the Republican party, first and foremost, in terms of naming and shaming the Republican leadership in the Senate (and the party leadership generally) for not listening to the voting base. With Carlson gone, of course they figure it will be easier to control which issues are discussed or not discussed in the primary campaign and debates, and picked up by other commentators who take Carlson’s cue.)
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Amazon Post knows its city…..
…..and endorses Home Goods, LOL
This is from the cover…..
…..of today’s Amazon (Washington) Post, print edition.
If it’s too small to see on your phone…..
“Out of enthusiasm — and options. Democrats are lukewarm on Biden, but many believe he is their best hope for a win in 2024.”
Seeing as Brandon’s campaign…..
…..finally announced his candidacy…..
…..at 6:00AM ET sharp, today…..
…..and began running his campaign ads…..
…..(any ads you might have seen previously, were not from the campaign itself)…..
This seems “coordinated“…..
I suppose you could interpret…..
…..this apologetic puff piece…..
…..as an ENDORSEMENT.
(BTW, the related photo is superslick, pure campaign ad material. Totally posed and staged. Where did they find this guy? Such a perfect living room, expensive hardwood mantle over a stylish, supermodern, raised-over-masonry (not bricks, but something fancy like Techo-blocs) fireplace, Home Goods junk everywhere, and what appear to be (“oh let’s sprinkle some random junk for realism”) instant coffee machine cups on the ottoman in the foreground, LOL!!! Ideal father wearing a Kangol hat indoors like some thug, doing his daughter’s hair because mom is too busy at the law office. (My foreign readers may not know, it’s fashionable now to show black men doing their daughter’s hair.) And the “black history” T-shirt, come on. Am I to believe the Post just randomly found these people, and came to their house just as the guy was getting his daughter ready for school? It’s more likely this was snapped by the Brandon campaign, at a real estate developer’s “show house” (which also explains the coffee.) I mean, look at the shelves, empty except for some generic decorative junk. Yeah, I’m probably autistic. UPDATE: Some readers have commented on the gay white unicorn. Yes, we all know, true legit black people (especially dudes in Kangol hats) love gay shit, for real. If you don’t, “you ain’t black!”)
You see, the paper knows…..
…..its core (local area) audience.
The bureaucrats and lobbyists…..
…..like having Brandon “in charge.”
…..get to manage themselves.
…..have a dull, predictable landscape to squeeze.
What’s not to like?
Short of Brandon having a stroke or something…..
There are ZERO “mainstream” Democrats…..
…..who would challenge…..
I mean, have you heard of any?
Didn’t think so.
The Democrat establishment…..
…..does not want…..
…..a credible, well-known…..
…..such as, potentially…..
…..or Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Such a boss would be… unpredictable.
Perhaps, almost… a Democrat Trump.
It’s preferable to continue…..
…..with a figurehead “in charge.”
Just let the machine run itself.
It’s so funny.
He was ALREADY the oldest man…..
…..to be elected President.
Shaking hands with ghosts…..
…..every time he’s on stage.
They want another four years.
(If he makes it through the first four… we’ll see.)
It just goes to show…..
It doesn’t matter who’s “in charge.”
(I’d also like to point out, under “Trump rules” (the rules applied to Trump), this type of direct, advance coordination between a presidential campaign and a mass media outlet, could be construed as an “in-kind” campaign contribution, the nature and estimated value of which must be reported to the Federal Election Commission. Failing to report, is a crime. If it was Trump, at least they would investigate it… and keep investigating… and keep investigating.)
Wall Street Journal needs to revamp its Diversity Office
Yeah, exactly what I wrote…..
…..in the above headline.
In the context of…..
How is Russian industry…..
…..able to keep up…..
…..with all the stuff being sent to the Ukraine?
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Dreizin’s back to spreading the love
If you enjoy following someone…..
…..who’s NOT a bullshitter…..
Please, keep making it worth my time.
One commenter asked…..
…..why I think Larry Johnson is a clown.
My response was as follows:
For the better part of a year, Larry Johnson carried the “Russia killing up to 1600 Ukrainians per day” propaganda from Russia’s Baghdad Bob Konashenkov.
He also denied that the Ukraine’s Kharkov offensive was even happening, as he couldn’t countenance Russia taking a black eye.
He wrote many times that Russia destroyed the Ukrainian air force at the very beginning, which is false.
He also wrote (again, near the beginning) that Russia “controlled” 20 or 25 percent of the Ukraine’s (post-2014, not getting into Crimea) territory, when all that red-shaded area on the map was mostly never under Russian control, it was merely where Russian convoys passed through when they could; they never had the forces to control the northeast, and ultimately had to leave all of it.
For an alleged (if he says so) former CIA analyst and (or so he told me) “military planner”, Larry sure gets a lot wrong, don’t you think?
Perhaps he let his pro-Russia bias cloud his judgement? Like, consistently?
If you want to be lied to, consistently…..
Go right ahead!
I can’t stop you.
As for Mercouris…..
No, we have not forgotten Mercouris.
The secret of Mercouris’ success…..
…..is that he rambles about bullshit…..
…..just beating around the bush…..
…..about Moldova or whatever…..
…..and NEVER actually says anything…..
…..that openly contradicts…..
…..or clearly, unequivocally discounts…..
…..or directly threatens…..
…..ANY regime narrative or party line.
I was told…..
He won’t even say “Nazi“…..
…..on his show.
Instead, he says something like…..
“Followers of a certain World War Two-era party that we shouldn’t talk about.”
Because, if he said “Nazi“…..
It would alert YouTube‘s machine brain…..
…..to the fact…..
…..that he doesn’t support the Ukraine, LOL.
With that in mind…..
Do you think Mercouris…..
…..would ever be placed…..
…..on some “blacklist” or “watchlist“?
For the Mercouris viewers out there:
Are you really watching him…..
…..for the TRUTH?
…..you have too much time on your hands?
If the latter…..
Go start a family!
Like Mercouris has done.
When you focus strictly on international relations…..
…..as Mercouris does…..
You get the broadest possible audience.
So, you make a killing ($$$)…..
…..with YouTube ads.
It’s an incoherent audience.
He’s got commies, he’s got Nazis.
(Nope, he doesn’t like the Nazis, but he’ll NEVER shake them like I did. He’s into picking up every last dime. They’re too dumb to see, he’s the “Jew” they love to hate.)
He’s got vakksers, anti-vakksers.
He doesn’t care.
The YouTube ad money is just so good.
He’s a millionaire, life is good.
He’s able to keep…..
…..all these disparate “demographics” on board…..
He talks about what SEEMS to be…..
…..a “sexy” topic…..
But, it’s pretty much nothing.
So, of course…..
Not only does he not get shut down…..
He also never turns anyone off.
(I mean, unless it’s someone who just tires of his rambling.)
Seeing as I don’t make money on YouTube ads…..
Please give me some money.
Also, if you have a Twitter account…..
Please follow me on my Twitter.
And, scroll down…..
…..and make sure to “like” everything.
For my Russian-speaking followers
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About the bit in Russian.
У меня ещё одна рабочая версия, товарищ Пригожин, тоже говорит мол снарядов нет, и вообще всё плохо.
По мне это дело пиара и выбивание ресурсов для ЧВК “Вагнер”
Mercouris, is great for falling sleep under,he just talks in one quiet monotone voice, and the great part once you fall asleep you won’t miss nothing important.
Here for the content. Or maybe the humor. Or maybe because you motivate me to think.
I was so happy to hear your audio in Russian. I don’t know why, but it was especially pleasing. Another wonderful article, thank you very much.
Говоря об этом аудио, как думаешь, возможно ли, что это дело рук не МинОбороны (они топорные, правда), а ципсо Украины?
Just afraid that being a war of attrition, Russia will be exhausted, due to the fact that all western countries are contributing, in different ways. Unless they deplete their ammunition potential. Then the “human factor/ boots on the ground” will likely dismantle this “solid” western unity of intents. Will the”rest of the world, China in primis, come out and show their contribution to the Russian cause ?
Amnesty spread lies about Libyan soldiers raping women prior to regime change there, and after the war had to retract these false accusations. (Same lie was put out about Russians last year).
In terms of Western mobilisation, it seems that there’s an endless stream of patsies willing to die for US hegemony, Ukraine, Taiwan, S Korea/ Japan, Africans etc. The US will just seed chaos and sit back.
However if you look at the increasingly dark economic situation with the deliberate Great Reset agenda I wonder if people will simply be impoverished, starved and offered a way out – join a Western military and get fed/ feed your family as a reward.
How will Russia and China view this as it develops? If it really gets out of hand I wonder if they will eventually just co-ordinate a massive strike on US bases and Carrier Groups to drag them in directly and finish them off once and for all. Better to utilise the hypersonic advantage now than being bled by US puppets for years until the Americans catch up in that regard. Obviously the death toll will be horrific on all sides but frankly it’s looks increasingly like the only way to end the madness is the catastrophic defeat of the US Military….
By the way I’m wondering where all the Ukro-Nazis will end up once Ukraine is done, considering the complete subservience of Sunak I suspect a lot of unpleasant types will end up in the UK.
As an adjunct to your Russian material production being state own. I assume you know of Holston Ammunition Plant which is I believe the only source for RDX and MHX for US, and western alliance military explosives. A significant bottleneck to increase production. The place has a very small fraction of its workforce with has withered by attrition through retirement with significant replacement for years. It really hasn’t been modernized since it was reopened for the Korean War. Since the end of Vietnam it been run on a skeleton crew. It’s operations are contracted out to to BAE systems
Not rebutting you Russian state owned tank production, it just when we do it we do
Good read and listen – Thanks.
[Amnesty International (in Cold War I they walked the State Dept line)] – WWI started quickly because of the matrix of treaties that auto-signed-up countries to support their allies; WWII started much more slowly – took years before it became truly global (end of 1941 – US declares war on Japan and Germany declares war on US?).
Question of the moment: Have Russia and the US started scaling up weapons production capacity?
I’ve tried to watch Mercouris, but just can’t take more than a couple minutes, because he’s so BORING!
On the other hand, I enjoy watching Alex Christoforou, who at the least is somewhat entertaining (except for his horrible impressions of Zelensky). He seems to provide fairly accurate information. Or am I being fooled? I’ve never noticed any mention of him by you. Care to share your opinion?
Well the sidekick has more of a personality, for sure.
The sidekick is a waste of a half hour. Mercouris is like 99 minutes of sinus suffering. I’ve been listening to levan gudadze for Russian perspective news. He’s maybe like 40 minutes and on 2x thats doable. https://rumble.com/v2kcbty-t-14-armata-tanks-at-the-front-ukrainian-counteroffensive-bakhmut-un-headqu.html
Slavyangrad—the core people are knowledgeable and it’s a relatively good source of info (obviously pro RF); to my understanding they have RU backgrounds and have been tracking the Ukraine conflict since the 2014 coup. The issue is they took on a bunch of volunteers who just repost news from other channels or do machine translations without ever checking the veracity of anything (or editing the obviously mangled Russian slang/terminology). I helped them a bit with translations in the past but got too busy with work. Can’t complain too much because all of the news aggregator channels do the same… best channels are really a handful of very small RU language ones (~10k) and war correspondents (if you like war porn).
Tucker—he could be far more successful (at least in terms of audience reach if not monetarily) on ‘alternative media’ platforms within a few years… the issue is precisely what his contract with Fox (dis)allows him to do. Although, I often wondered why someone with sensible views about the Ukroreich, cl∅tsh∅tz, MIC, etc. goes completely off the rails when it comes to CHYNA. No need to defend them, they are certainly not a benevolent actor (no government is), but I always found his takes there incongruent with the rest of what he espoused. I suppose everyone has his or her blind spots or maybe that was a part of his contract too, LOL. In any case, this all stinks of the ‘permanent state’ running interference for Braindead Brandon… Demoncrats certainly don’t want Carlson’s commentary to be heard in the run-up to the 2024 election.
‘Alt media’—Are people here incapable of recognizing the difference between analysis and opinion commentary? Mr. Dreizin is far more of the former, The Duran is far more of the latter. It’s comparing apples to oranges. In fact, almost all of the so-called Russia experts (on both sides of the coin, so to speak) like Fiona Hill or Douglas Macgregor live in a fantasy narrative they’ve constructed for themselves (and their loyal dumbos that continue to ingest the same crap every week). This is a great source for actual analysis, which is rare. Many others are basically just background noise to listen to at 2x speed while you’re doing the dishes or something. Anyway, constantly bringing them up is tiresome and pointless, imo.
P.S. I solemnly swear that this post was NOT written by ChatGPT or any other AI tool.
Opinion!? That’s what irritates me the most about Mercurious – he rarely has one! Always, always, “im not a military man” etc etc slavyangrad are like this and that and they are pro russian but always accurate , etc and so it goes on, repetitively, ad nauseum, And my other favourite “ russia say they attacked but how would i know? Im obviously not there” !!! LOL !
Never mind the constant grinding repetition of “artemovsk is bachmut but I will call it bachmut”
And btw Hitler was the TIME magazine , man of the year in 1936.
Also, i do not believe the guy is a millionaire – considering the shitty production? No backdrop? No lighting? Maybe its just part of his game. Alex C is much better in that department.
I asked my Russian wife to listen to your message to Russians and tell me what it says. She did, and also told me that your Russian is perfect. Being bilingual so that you can speak like a native in either language is a gift that few enjoy (certainly not my wife). Don’t make fun of me, Uncle Dreizin – I gave you money!
Russian is his native language lol. he was born in the USSR
Serious if ignorant question: if the Ukraine’s Air Force hasn’t been destroyed, has it been doing anything of substance the last 14 months? I never hear about them flying anywhere or doing anything.
Hello. They are active all the time. They get shot down all the time. They are constantly replenished with new-old planes from the former Warsaw Pact countries, but they are now pretty much out of veteran pilots. They launched some American radar-homing missiles last summer or fall, which destroyed a few Russian air defense systems. Not much impact beyond that, more of a nuissance. I’m unaware of a single Russian ground position being destroyed by a strike from a Ukrainian manned aircraft. Perhaps it’s happened, but in 14 months, I’m unaware of a single case. There is also not one case of a Russian aircraft being destroyed in air-to-air combat with a Ukrainian (unless you believe in the Ghost of Kiev, hahaha.) It’s always the other way around. Evidently, their training is no good.
If Fox bought out Tucker’s contract – which is very likely – then he won’t be able to do much of anything until the term of his contract runs out.
Apparently not. According to Jimmy Dore and Megyn Kelly, Tucker hasn’t even been fired yet! He’s just been locked out of his office and his email (oh no 🙄)
Fox cancelled Tucker’s show, his assistant(s), his email account- in front of all Fox’s other employees and the World.
Tucker was fired. His full contract payment is due and Tucker can do whatever he wants after Fox stops effing around, now that Humpty-Dumpty (Fox) has pushed themselves off the wall.
Murdoch’s have been compensated in the Backrooms. The American People are now serfs.
Yeah, I didn’t jump in earlier, but being fired doesn’t put you under a gag order and take away your ability to make money, that’s so silly.
Besides being “state owned” I imagine they are pretty flat businesses too. Void of any bureaucratic layers of management, financialization and MBA’s. Simply hire people who honor putting in a hard days work. Case in point is Elon terminating 80% if the workforce at Twitter. Surprise surprise, its still up and running. Get rid of the Albatross around the neck of manufacturing and it will soar. Not hard to imagine at all.
first and foremost: Thank you for spreading the love again, you flozzy care bear.
Originally, i came here for the dancing hippos, but stayed for the political musings. The curvy ballerinas were missed dearly, though.
Those little accents break up the oftentimes rather serious issues at hand and provide a much-needed light-hearted juxtapositions to your otherwise relentless choice of words and topics. This style lends itself to becoming a distinct brand of yours, complementing your original, kind of left-field persona.
Just some minor nitpicks, maybe i misunderstood your point, but isn’t Israel – in addition to the Republic of South-Korea – still producing the Merkava IV main-battle tank, increasing the number of countries within the western block, capable of delivering such vehicles, by a whopping 100 % (!) up to…2.
Yeah, you heard that right: T.W.O!
Hooray…I guess (?).
But aside from those two countries, other countries within the western block are announcing similar plans. Krauss Maffai in Germany apparently received orders to restart its construction of modernized Killer-Kittens (Leopards) within the next couple of years. Yes, the Germans are really slow-learners, at least on par with the Poles or Finns, although the latter can always claim Vitamin-D deficiencies due to the long, dark winters up north as mitigating circumstances for their developmental arrests. Germans and Poles? Not so much.
So, it is back to the good old strategy of “Wettrüsten” (arms race) again, that seemed to have been working so well towards the end of the cold war, at least in the eyes of the Western elites – of course not for the populace, mind you – we are still waiting for our promised peace-dividend. At this point, every intelligent observer from the West should harbor no delusions about the immense costs and negative impacts in terms of inflation, declining quality of social services, infringement of individual rights and freedoms as well as degradation of overall security, to which this enormous misallocation of societal resources for militaristic purposes will inevitably lead.
It is the 1920+ era all over again, with its manifold economic crisis, immense debt problems, hyper-inflation, unemployment and mass-impoverishment leading to the simultaneous rise of fascist regimes in many parts of the old continent and ultimately WW2.
Dark times, indeed.
Before closing off, I have yet another question: In your message for your russian audience, you seem to imply, that the current wave of defeatist reports might constitute a coordinated attempt of the Russian MoD at a disinformation campaign to mislead the enemy and goad him into costly offensive actions. Would you mind laying out the thought process behind your conclusion?
Sorry, I had to cut your nice comment off at my 2-phone-screens-of-text upper limit, as per my Comments Policy. I don’t have time to read or respond to essays and manifestos, even if they are from good people such as yourself.
Mercuris is a lawyer (well was, look it up). He speaks like one and if you listen to him carefully you will discover that he doesn’t say anything. It is all about “may”, “might”, “seems like” etc.
How to get Harris out of the way in order to bum-rush Brandon out the door seems a big problem, if indeed a bum-rush is in the offing. Read speculation that Brandon could appoint her to the Cali seat opening when Mrs. Methusula retires, and then appoint Barry to VP. I don;t know, seems kind of far-fetched, but …
I am an old pensioner, but I contributed, because I deeply appreciate your voice.
I would love to hear your opinion on the following –
To what degree are US advanced weapons system a product of a business minded, profit center design brief, as opposed to Russian “defend the motherland” brief?
By this I mean, basic cost, service and maintenance contracts, training contracts, designed obsolescence and all the rest that plagues western commercial products.
Great question. But it answers itself, don’t you think? You’ve figured it out.
From my experience, the biggest issue is total incompetents in management. A case in point. Remember the Boeing Max 10 debacle? The cause of that was in the software. The smartest guys in the room at Boeing decided to offshore the software development to the one country where their software engineers basically suck. But hay, they saved a few mill in development cost.
Right. Taxes and body bags are what make wars of choice a problem for governments. More accurately taxes and conscription plus body bags. Nobody is that fussed if a few professional soldiers die but when you introduce conscription and sons, fathers and brothers start dying then you have a problem. US in Vietnam, France in Algeria. So the West solved the problem by using professionals and mercenaries and other sepoys like the Ukrainians. Nobody is too fussed if they die. The problem is that if things get too dangerous and dirty no one wants to be a professional or a mercenary or even a sepoy.
They dealt with the tax problem by borrowing which actually only postponed it. Did Putin take the West’s debt levels into account when he decided on joining in the Ukrainian mayhem? I think probably.
The point about the unfashionably successful nationalized Russian arms industry begs the question – did the cunning Russians keep these industries going because they knew one day they would need them or was it the fortunate result of economic incompetence, laziness and maybe corruption? Or a bit of both?
First, I enjoy this format with your commentary and breaking it up with audio. It’s pretty good and moves well. You’re a good innovator.
On Amnesty International: I remember a radio program I listened to in the 80’s where a guest was an American man who lived in Russia since the 30’s. His father was a naive communist and brought the family to live in Stalin’s “free” Russia. Things went bad, the man told how terrible things were, and his parents and sister died (more from sickness than repression), and he wasn’t able to get out of the USSR until the 80’s, when Reagan had an exchange program. In the Q&A, a questioner asked if he ever tried to contact Amnesty International before for help. The man was blunt: “Amnesty International is a communist front designed to undermine and embarrass the west and its allies. They show no interest in seriously challenging communist regimes.”
Wow. That was pretty bald for the 80’s, and on a liberal radio station.
I see Robert Kennedy Jr. is being touted as a presidential contender. I note Jim Kunstler wrote a big piece on that. There are also hopefuls who see Trump and Kennedy, and I say it’s fairy cake. Kennedy is still a strong liberal, and I really don’t see Trump’s ego working with him, but it’s all nonsense anyway. Like you said, Kennedy has no realistic chance in the Democrat party. he’s still one of them, but the VOXXX thing wiped him out politically.
There are just some things that aren’t done. Besides, if Trump really would run, he’d probably choose another dork or covert deep state man like Pence. I voted for him, but he doesn’t seem very shrewd once he gets out of big business. Unless he was in on it from the start.
I wasn”t surprised Tucker was taken off. It was only a matter of time.
That Biden ad…look, they could just make him president for life and enough people would go for it. I’m reminded of the Woody Allen film Sleeper where the president of a future America is a man in a wheelchair dressed in white, posing from afar with his German Shepard. Turns out the “leader” was blown up in a bomb, and all that was left was his nose, which scientists were trying to reconstruct a clone of the president from it. It’s so damned funny and yet halfway real. I remember Woody getting a pistol and holding the barrel to the nose. “Don’t come any closer, or the nose gets it.”
It’s good to remember and laugh in these times. Also, Jacob, you’re funny. Maybe Larry needs to add some jokes, but I never saw the CIA as a humorous place to work.
I was just reading about the International Expo of Paris in 1937, probably the last time all pre-WW2 nations met together in some big event aiming at making at least a pretence of world peace and future progress (this was a year after the Berlin olympics).
The French placed the Soviet pavilion, which was topped by a gigantic statue of a male and female Kolkhoz farmers facing towards “the future”, in front of the Natsi German one —a sturdy stone skyscraper with an eagle on top designed by Albert Speer himself, deliberately made to look like a bastion against the advance of socialism. There are some amazing pictures where you can see the Eiffel Tower raising between them, on the background. This was the same Expo where Picasso’s Gernica was exhibited for the first time. Franco’s government used the Vatican pavilion to exhibit some religious art brought from Falangist-occupied Spain.
It’s very telling that, right now, Russians would’t even have the possibility to boicot a similar event, cause they wouldn’t be invited to it in the first place.
Right on Mr D, I agree, it’s WW III. But what I call the Real War is the total psychological war being waged
upon us by our “Govt.” I believe it is directed by AI, with inhuman effects.
PS……you sound happier today – hope you hang onto it. You deserve it for sharing your truth. You are a rare voice of sanity, albeit profanisanity – your own endearing flavor.
Biden did NOT get elected by the Amerikan sheeple; the pedo-Illuminati’s CIA stole the election in a coup like Kiev in 2014. We must not pretend to “move on” with a LIE that cannot be tolerated.
Blah blah blah blah. You enjoy talking to yourself? Who (on this blog) said to pretend to move on? What the hell are you talking about?
Mercouris rambles and drones on, unable to construct a sentence without an um and err or a pause for no reason. He has a speech affectation and will mispronounce Abrams and make every Russian place name pure, indecipherable torture.
The thing is he delivers a daily, apparently well informed, report re the Ukraine SMO. Where else can we get the same? Military Summary Channel? WEEB? Slavyangard?
You have the best perspective, the right analysis re other commentators but you MUST deliver a Daily Report!
“Military Summary Channel? WEEB? Slavyangard?”
This is exactly where Mercurius gets his info. Just saying.
Another swipe on Amnesty (and Transparency) in EU countries, certainly in Hungary where local media made a serious effort digging up their financing network.
PErhaps unsurprisingly the strings eventually led the a famous Hungarian – George Soros.
Another big donor is the EU, where – its boring to write – the Soros-network people finished their Long March throught the Brussel’s boerocracy ladders, so “friend of friends” channel EU taxpayer money to “friends”.
Just a small correction: in the USA block Germany can build main battle tanks, namely the Leopard 2A7 version (in addition to rebuilding old ones) but only at a sluggish rate, which is not helped by the fact that from the 100B raise in defense, Germany haven’t spent anything AFAIK (maybe a few measly millions on “experts”).
Poland planning to build the S-Korean K2 tank locally too, but as of yet, it is a possibility, not a capacity.
They “can” build. They don’t yet.
If you want to know how calibrated western MSM is let me tell you that the Austrian state TV wrote a whole article about Tucker Carlson including all the standard arguments and suggestive phrases, incl. “anti-wuck-seen”, “conspiracy theories regarding voting machines”, “became to hot for Murdoch” because of the fee, etc…
Ah yeah, acc. to Austrian state TV (as if anybody gives a fakk about the mediocre news in this little country) Tucker Carlson also runs racist agenda and insults minorities.
What is interesting is that at least 90% of Austrians don’t know who Tucker Carlson is. Why then write a huge article about him and publish it on the state TV homepage.
Because they just want to control EVERY aspect of reality. They want to choke off any kind of possible discussion about this, because in their dark hearts they know exactly that the last big opposition voice in the US was shut down.
They defame everybody who is against the narrative, I’ve never seen something like that in my life.
Great Post – thanks! I forwarded it to a friend who considers Tucker Carlson to be a “cancer”. I probed and found out why – because he’s a “Putin Lover”. Guy’s got basically one issue – Ukraine – and he’s all in. If you even hint that Russia may have reasons, or Ukraine is something other than the publicity presents, he gets mad. Such is the tenor of the times. My Dad tells me that during WW2 people would kick a dachshund in the street (yes, dogs actually used to run free in cities back in the day…) because it was German. Looks like we’ are right back in that space, at least among those who accept their programming from the teevee. WW3, whee!
Too bad so sad for the hundreds of thousands of dead and maimed for life – what the heck they were all deplorables anyway, so it’s all good to the “Biden” “Administration” ghouls and goblins….
You seem to have issues vis a vis Mercouris, he does not mention you so why write about him. He does his thing you do yours. Both of you get things wrong but at least he makes it clear he is quoting other telegram channels. You on the other hand claim to have “sources”. There. is now ample evidence to suggest that a NATO bunker was hit on March 9th in Lviv and up to 400 senior NATO and Ukrainian officials killed the incident then covered up, this is an event you said never happened.
The only “ample evidence” is random crap blogs quoting other crap blogs. People in Russia are laughing at this nonsense, asking why hundreds of NATO officers would be sitting in a bunker deep under Lvov, when they could be working in a comfortable hotel or office building a few tens of miles away, in Poland, with first-class catering and hookers and all the rest, and be UNTOUCHABLE. But hey, believe what you want. You know best.
The long-winded Londoner will be lost when Bakhmut finally falls / is liberated, he spends at least a half hour of every single, daily, hour+ long monologue on a rambling micro analysis of the battle. It’s excruciating. I gave up on him for even background noise but I’d put my house down that he’s still doing the same.
He spent most of last summer saying, in almost every broadcast (background white noise for my uses) saying the Russian had created a caldron in the entire Donbas. Odd since it was pretty clear they weren’t able to cross a meandering river through a national park on the northern side of the area
Larry is not happy!
He’s a nobody trying to be a somebody. A fool. I tried to help him
when he started blogging. No
good deed goes unpunished.
He is an incompetent writer and a shabby wannabee when it comes to analysis. He has made himself
Someone pass the popcorn!
Here’s something funny….Elon Musk is suggesting Twitter as Carlson’s new platform. Seriously, considering that there is not one Musk affiliation that is not connected to the US government, this suggestion is beyond amusing
Biden’s slogan for the 2024 election is apparently: “Let’s finish the job”. What an amazing disconnect.
Касательно записи на русском.
Западные источники начали выдавать аналогичные материалы. Вбрасывая информацию о возможном провале будущего наступления из за не достаточной помощи Зеленому президенту.
При этом они явно поставляют больше вооружений чем об этом заявляют. Ты сам говорил, что 777 и Химарсов поставили раза в 2 больше. Также обучается огромное количество людей, мне кажется значительно больше чем 300 тыс.
Каков твой прогноз по будущему наступлению?
Когда начнется горячая фаза с Китаем по твоему мнению? Улучшит ли переход в эту фазу положение России?
I download the Duran guys’ shows from their Telegram channel or from Youtube Premium to my Smartphone, then listen to it at 1.5x speed while doing household chores or while driving. It’s 2023, nobody needs to watch or listen to those videos at regular speed in front of a computer anymore.
So Mercouris is a better business man than you ??
Of course. Insatiable greed, and no shame or conscience = more successful business (obviously, not talking about a one-on-one customer service type business.) Just like in the movies.
Will Susan Rice run against Joe Biden in the Democrat’s primary?
Hmmm… Well, her quitting Team Brandon is certainly some interesting timing, isn’t it? But, no one likes her, and her only “name recognition” is that she may have been associated with Obama, at some point, if the average schmuck even knows that much.
I see Susan Rice as Deep State and the elected USG is subordinate to the Deep State. There are opinions on the web claiming that Rice has been the acting president for the last 2 1/2 years.
Sure, there are all sorts of “opinions.” We don’t know who’s president. There’s probably a politburo. She was likely on the politburo. No more.
The hidden skullduggery dripped in Blood behind the war tactics is eye opening! Now i understand glimpses of why Russia isn’t taking to the air war in Ukraine with relish. And why Russia had to abandon the Kiev offensive very early in the war……..the dirty tactical use of human/civilian shields by UKR may have a lot to do with both!
What a dirty business!
Thanks for being a light on in the mass of darkness that is the US news environment.
Couple of things I thought of:
1. Do you think the Carlson firing is basically the equivalent of the RipUpThePublican party throwing the 2024 selection? I’m pretty sure the RipUpThePublican “mainstream” would prefer a second term of Bidet to Trump.
2. Larry Johnson has been wrong on literally everything, not just Ukraine. He immediately jumped on the Teixeira Cannot Possibly Be The Leaker bandwagon and is now backpedalling as fast as he can. He also immediately claimed Evan Gershkovich couldn’t possibly be a spy because the CIA “wouldn’t recruit media people as spies” and got all huffy at me when I pointed out how ridiculous that claim was. Even some of his former acolytes on sites like Moon Of Alabama have acknowledged that he just possibly doesn’t know what he’s talking about.
LOL jeez louise, what a dipshit that guy is. Thanks for the update. Of course, the CIA recruits all sorts of people. They widely recruited Deloitte and other consultants in Russia in the ’90s, that’s no secret anymore. In fact, I’m pretty sure I know one of those guys.
Maybe, it’s a global war against
you bet it’s global war! we cannot emphasize enough the ww3 dynamic: The US needs a war footing against someone/anyone/Russia/China to continue hegemony. Consider the counter-factual: if “peace” and “calm” prevails, the US cannot shanghai countries into accepting new terms of trade, new diktats……the entire think tank complex NEEDS the UKR war to drag on so that the US can press-gang.
The peace is multi-polar (in other words: “not-good” for US interests). War is “good”.
I have just returned to New Zealand from 5 weeks in England and Ireland. I had many conversations with people who got all their information from official media. One of the things that I regularly heard in response to me was: “I didn’t know that.”
There is still hope.
My melia tree came down yesterday. At least 2 years firewood for myself and neighbours.
Great post as usual. As soon as I saw the Amazon Post photo I had the same thoughts as you although I missed many of the details that you nailed. I bet you were really good at “Where’s Waldo?”. How about the rainbow unicorn though?!? A perfectly placed nod to to LGBTQLMNOP crowd, no?
I considered the unicorn. It’s suspicious.
It’s white. So it is inherently racist. Shows the unconscious racism of the photographer and the guy in the picture that they would include a racist unicorn.
How can you <i>not</i> have a rainbow unicorn in a DayMockRatIck photo op?
“If you don’t have a gay unicorn in your photo op, you ain’t black”
– Joe Biden, probably
I agree about Amnesty International ; gave up on them about 10 years ago .
Wouldn’t Robert Kennedy count as a mainstream Democrat ? Or is he just an also ran even at this stage ?
Apparently Russian arms factories started operating 24/7 in January 2022 . The non military economy seems to be booming over there as well .
Hello. The Russian arms factories went to overtime starting in April 2022, and some not until June.
Kennedy the anti-klotshot activist is not remotely in the Democrat mainstream.
If Kennedy promises to endorse Joe Biden if Biden becomes the Democratic Party nominee, his candidacy is pointless.
Great post, as always. Regarding “voices that can speak freely” – recently stumbled upon this account by a PhD at Rutgers University, NJ.
Hi speaks quite freely at a youtube post – long but good conclusions (nothing that you are not already on top of). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGK1z06LKAo
US is just does not want to face the reality and see that the world is not the same as 30 years ago )
Apparently any qualms about impeachment & prosecution have been allayed in advance.
Now that’s confidence.
And no problem with a case of the 25th amendment … with K as the leader of the free world and the global community.
The figures for the casualties for “World Wars” rely on military records and the before and after census data in the places that had regular counting. As you keep reminding us, we now live in a world of Garbage In Garbage Out for all figures regarding official mayhem.