Lunatic Fringe, I Know You’re Out There — Way Out There

Zman: https://thezman.com/wordpress/?p=22800 Z-man’s best lines in bold The Ride Never Ends Posted on February 10, 2021 The reboot of last year’s big political flop, otherwise known as Trump Impeachment, hit the big stage in DC this week. The Senate kicked off the show with a debate about the constitutionality of the whole thing. The old rule ofContinue reading “Lunatic Fringe, I Know You’re Out There — Way Out There”

The Red Ponzi Outlines Its Expectations from China Joe, the Oligarch Sock Puppet — Or Else [Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Tom Dorsey, …]

And Blinken blinks From Epoch Times: Beijing Hints at What It Wants of US-China Relationship Through State Media BY NICOLE HAO February 9, 2021 Updated: February 9, 2021 Chinese state-run media Xinhua published a series of four commentaries in which it called on the new U.S. administration to “lead the U.S.-China relationship back on track” after years ofContinue reading “The Red Ponzi Outlines Its Expectations from China Joe, the Oligarch Sock Puppet — Or Else [Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Tom Dorsey, …]”

The Rule of Law Slows China Joe, the Oligarch’s Loyal Puppet

Story in Epoch Times: https://www.theepochtimes.com/texas-judge-blocks-bidens-deportation-freeze-for-two-more-weeks_3690904.html?utm_source=news&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=breaking-2021-02-09-2 Texas Judge Blocks Biden’s Deportation Freeze for Two More Weeks BY JACK PHILLIPS February 9, 2021 Updated: February 9, 2021 A federal judge in Texas extended the suspension of President Joe Biden’s 100-day moratorium on deportations until Feb. 23. U.S. District Court Judge Drew Tipton in the Southern District of Texas on Tuesday ruled that theContinue reading “The Rule of Law Slows China Joe, the Oligarch’s Loyal Puppet”

Oligarchs’ Sock Puppet Props Up Russia and Saudi

Tsvetana Paraskova: https://oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-Oil/Russian-Saudi-Oil-Giants-To-Benefit-From-Bidens-Anti-Oil-Agenda.html The growing number of Western countries aiming for net-zero emissions by 2050 and the U.S. Administration’s drive to limit oil and gas extraction on federal land and waters are likely to benefit the biggest oil firms in Russia and Saudi oil giant Aramco, analysts and portfolio managers told Bloomberg. While major developed economiesContinue reading “Oligarchs’ Sock Puppet Props Up Russia and Saudi”

Oligarchy and Decapitalization

Charles Hugh Smith: http://charleshughsmith.blogspot.com/2021/02/the-top-10-is-doing-just-fine-middle.html The Top 10% Is Doing Just Fine, The Middle Class Is Dying on the Vine I’ve been covering the decline of America’s middle class for over a decade with charts, data and commentary on the social depression that has accompanied the decline. While there are many mutually reinforcing dynamics in this 45-year decline–demographics, globalContinue reading “Oligarchy and Decapitalization”

The Thirty Tyrants

“Who controls the past, controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.” George Orwell, “1984” Lee Smith, “The Thirty Tyrants”: https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/the-thirty-tyrants In Chapter 5 of The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli describes three options for how a conquering power might best treat those it has defeated in war. The first is to ruin them; the secondContinue reading “The Thirty Tyrants”

Government of the Swamp, by the Swamp, for the Swamp, Shall Not Perish From the Earth.

There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour. Benjamin Disraeli Patricia McCarthy wrote an interesting piece in American Thinker that is absolutely spot-on: Here’s the link: https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/02/liz_cheneys_and_the_rinos_betrayal.html And here’s Patricia: Well, now we know for sure that the bulk ofContinue reading “Government of the Swamp, by the Swamp, for the Swamp, Shall Not Perish From the Earth.”

Send Lawyers, Guns, and Money

Per Epoch Times: Newly released FBI background check data from January shows Americans are buying guns at a “blistering pace,” a firearms expert said. “That’s undoubtedly connected to President Joe Biden’s plans to attack the firearm industry by undoing and rewriting regulations and executive actions to target the firearm industry,” Mark Olivia, director of public affairs at the NationalContinue reading “Send Lawyers, Guns, and Money”

Z Man on Oligrachy and the Theory of Egalitarian Collectivism

The nation-state was the recognition that human identity groups were the basis of human organization. A stable country like Great Britain had a common language and history. Identity groups like Welsh and English were sublimated to the British identity. Even so, they had their own cultural spheres that were tolerated and respected by the whole.Continue reading “Z Man on Oligrachy and the Theory of Egalitarian Collectivism”

The Life Cycle of a Swamp Creature

From American Thinker: It doesn’t take Nostradamus or Carnac to figure out how the next two years will play out for Wyoming’s lone Congressional representative Liz Cheney. It simply takes a little observation of — and interaction with — the Swamp.  As an outside the beltway sometimes political operative and consultant, I’ve had the unhappinessContinue reading “The Life Cycle of a Swamp Creature”