The Reichstag Fire

On February 27, 1933, the German parliament (Reichstag) building burned down due to arson. The Nazi leadership and its German Nationalist coalition partners exploited the fire to persuade President Paul von Hindenburg that Communists were planning a violent uprising to derail Germany’s “national renewal.” They claimed that emergency legislation was needed to prevent this. CommonlyContinue reading “The Reichstag Fire”

What is truth?

Jonathan Turley: “However, it is simply not true that the Lafayette Park protests were peaceful as demonstrated by the high number of law enforcement injuries and extensive property damage. Even on the day of the clearing of the area, there was some violence. However, when the park was cleared, there was not the violence ofContinue reading “What is truth?”

Oligarchical Collectivism and the Outer Party

Recall in the world of 1984, it is the middle class – the Outer Party – that is most feared by the Inner Party. The Party employs a Ministry of Truth, historical revisionism, and memory holes to rob Proles and the Outer Party of their history and the present. “Who controls the past controls theContinue reading “Oligarchical Collectivism and the Outer Party”

False Flag or Staged Event?

As the story goes,  police actually opened up the barricades that were surrounding the U.S. Capitol and purposely allowed protesters to storm the building.  Just as a debate about the evidence of election irregularities was about to begin in the halls of Congress, these riots conveniently broke out. Members of Congress were quickly evacuated, andContinue reading “False Flag or Staged Event?”

Deer in the Headlights

“Most Americans think there was wholesale fraud in the election. Almost all of Trump’s voters think the election was stolen. How can The Pretender rule when close to half the people think he’s illegitimate? If he gets the Epstein treatment and Willy Brown’s concubine is installed, how can the political class keep pretending America isContinue reading “Deer in the Headlights”

Death of the Middle Class – Killed by Deficits, Stimulus, and the Monetary Politburo

My old professor, Murray Rothbard, explained the dynamics decades ago: “The first people to get the new money are the counterfeiters, which they use to buy various goods and services. The second receivers of the new money are the retailers who sell those goods to the counterfeiters. And on and on the new money ripplesContinue reading “Death of the Middle Class – Killed by Deficits, Stimulus, and the Monetary Politburo”

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Ironic that John le Carre passed last week. Let’s revisit some dialog from the epic screenplay for his “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”: CONTROL: “Shut up, Esterhase.” Control waves him down. Smiley considers the report dispassionately.SMILEY: “If it’s genuine it’s gold-dust.(Beat) But its topicality makes it suspect.” Control turns to Alleline, with a mocking smile.CONTROL: “SmileyContinue reading “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”