CROSSROADS: Now That The American Dream Is Reserved For The Wealthy, The Smart Crowd Is Opting Out

Source – oftwominds.com “…Clueless economists are wringing their hands about the labor shortage without looking at the underlying causes, one of which is painfully obvious: the American economy now only works for the top 10%…As a result the Smart Crowd is opting out of the conventional workforce’s debt-overwork-deadend-treadmill“ Now That The American Dream Is Reserved For…

AMERIKA: ‘Ministry of Manipulation’, No Wonder Trust & Credibility Have Been Lost – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – charleshughsmith.blogspot.com “…Here is America in a nutshell: we no longer solve problems, we manipulate the narrative and then declare the problem has been solved. Actually solving problems is difficult and generally requires sacrifices that are proportionate to one’s wealth and power. But since America’s elite are no longer willing to sacrifice any of…

COVIDS-1984: They Are Creating The Biggest Witch Hunt In American History – By Michael Snyder

Source – endoftheamericandream.com “…Prior to this pandemic, if you wanted to weed out all of the “troublemakers”, “independent thinkers” and “non-conformists” from our society, how would you have done it?…Up until just recently, there just hasn’t been an easy and efficient way to identify those that are not eager servants of the system..now the COVID…

AMERIKA: ‘End Of The US Empire’, Orwell’s 1984 ‘Newspeak’ & Dirt Cheap Gold – By Egon von Greyerz

Source – goldswitzerland.com “…This is how all empires end, they lose not only wars but also total control of money…The only problem is that once fortunes have turned, there is a very, very long way back to prosperity. This is what history and the laws of nature teach us although most political leaders are too…

AMERIKA: The Evil We Do Is the Evil We Get – By Chris Hedges

Source – scheerpost.com “…America was not attacked because the hijackers hated us for our values. America was not attacked because the hijackers followed the Quran — which forbids suicide and the murder of women and children. American was not attacked because of a clash of civilizations. America was attacked because the virtues we espouse are…

CORPRO-FASCISM: ’20 Years Of Government-Sponsored Tyranny’, The Rise Of The Security-Industrial Complex From 9/11 To COVID-19

Source – rutherford.org –‘…I tell you, freedom and human rights in America are doomed. The U.S. government will lead the American people in — and the West in general — into an unbearable hell and a choking life.”—Osama bin Laden (October 2001), as reported by CNN“ SM:…Time to think about moving to that golden oasis,…

REALPOLITIK: Two Decades After 9/11 the Biggest Casualty is U.S. Empire

Source – strategic-culture.org “…The horrific events of 9/11 provided the “Pearl Harbor” moment that a cabal of U.S. imperial planners had openly desired. The public revulsion could be tapped to project “full spectrum dominance” of American power globally. This not only entailed a license to wage military force across the globe without the bothersome legalities…

THE 9/11 PSY-OPERA: Everything Points to Thierry Meyssan Being Right Today

Source – voltairenet.org -“…By challenging the official version of the 9/11 attacks, Thierry Meyssan opened a worldwide debate. But the essence of his book on the subject was a political science study predicting the evolution of the United States after these crimes….Everything he predicted has been confirmed over the last twenty years” SM: …To understand…

AMERIKA: Baby Boomers & The Death of Jazz – By Jim Gala

Source – thegalareport.substack.com “…The dumbing down of American culture by the banality of popular music, books, TV shows and movies by the corporate media was a deliberate campaign to negate the widespread intellectual foment and justified political criticism inspired by the civil rights movement and Vietnam anti-war protests, which frightened multinational corporations and elites.  In…

AMERIKA: The Elites’ Battle For The Future America – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…America’s elites are fracturing along multiple tectonic fissures: while the conventional media focuses on the ginned-up bread and circuses of Red and Blue political games (i.e., The Purple Empire), the real conflicts are within the camps running the Red and Blue games, the Imperial Project of global hegemony (a.k.a. The Deep State),…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: The Real Socialism in America Isn’t What You Think

Source – robertreich.org “…The real socialism is corporate welfare. Thousands of big American corporations rake in billions each year in government subsidies, bailouts, and tax loopholes – all funded on the taxpayer dime, and all contributing to higher stock prices for the richest 1 percent…Big Tech, Big Oil, Big Pharma, defense contractors, and big banks are…

AMERIKA: Americans Have Traded Their Freedoms For Safety From COVID, & Now We Have Neither – By Matt Agorist

Source – thefreethoughtproject.com “…Now is not the time to sit idle and hope for things to get better. As Rand Paul said earlier this month, “we are at a moment of truth and a crossroads. Will we allow these people to use fear and propaganda to do further harm to our society, economy, and children?…

MIND GAMES: 20 Things You Must Believe In Order To Convince Yourself That Everything Is Going To Turn Out Okay

Source – themostimportantnews.com – “….#20 – “Even though more than 60 million children have already been aborted, and even though every form of evil that you can possibly imagine is exploding all around us, there will never be any serious consequences for our actions and the greatest days for America are still ahead of us…

BIG BROTHER: ‘Government Salvation’, Don’t Take Me for Granted – By MN Gordon

Source – economicprism.com “…Therein lies the paradox.  People say they love and cherish freedom.  They’ll celebrate it on Independence Day with reverence and zeal.  Yet they will sacrifice it for safety and security.  They will incrementally trade freedom for the promise of government salvation. The future democratic tyrannies, predicted Tocqueville in 1840, will extend “over…

AMERIKA: America’s Two-Party System Is Doomed… Question Is What Comes Next? – By Finian Cunningham

Source – strategic-culture.org “…American political science professor Colin Cavell. In the following interview, Cavell takes the long historical view of how the two-party system has been used traditionally as a reactionary device to conceal and shore up the oligarchic power of U.S. capitalism. The essence of the system is dividing the mass of ordinary working…

AMERIKA: One Nation Under Greed – By Jonas E. Alexis & John W. Whitehead

Source – veteranstoday.com “…The three branches of government (Executive, Legislative and Judicial) and the agencies under their command—Defense, Commerce, Education, Homeland Security, Justice, Treasury, etc.—have switched their allegiance to the Corporate State with its unassailable pursuit of profit at all costs and by any means possible” One Nation Under Greed – By Jonas E. Alexis…

AMERIKA: Why The Wheels Are Coming Off – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com –“…War is an extremely profitable business if one manages to keep the conflict out of the home country. War profiteering has as long a history as war itself….If the industry is warfighting, then wars will manifest, with “victory” being the stated goal but utilization and expansion of assets being the actual purpose.…

KILL THE MESSENGER: Julian Assange is A Political Prisoner Worn Down By A Rigged Judicial System

Source – geopolitics.co -“…While the US is complaining that Kopelman misled the court, one of their key witnesses, Sigurdur Thordarson, admitted to fabricating his witness testimony against Assange in exchange for immunity. So is lying and misleading the court only acceptable when it’s done on behalf of the Department of Justice? Julian Assange is A…

BIG BROTHER: Secret Terrorist Watch-List With 2 Million Records Exposed Online

Source – bleepingcomputer.com –“…FBI’s TSC is used by multiple federal agencies to manage and share consolidated information for counterterrorism purposes. The agency maintains the classified watchlist called the Terrorist Screening Database, sometimes also referred to as the “no-fly list.” Such databases are regarded as highly sensitive in nature, considering the vital role they play in aiding national security and…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Shuck & Jive’, Why the Global Economy Is Unravelling – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…The real dynamic behind this happy-story shuck-and-jive is unprecedented prosperity for those with access to low-cost credit generated out of thin air by central banks. In other words, introducing market forces leads to the dominance of those who control those forces –banks and corporations…The unraveling we’re witnessing is just getting started. The…

REBEL YELL: ‘It’s Just…’, Why I Won’t Submit – By Addison Reeves

Source – off-guardian.org “…It astounds me that my Progressive friends — the same ones who claim to support “social justice” — are welcoming a fascist society in which government crushes any opposition and individuals cannot make choices about their own lives. I will not comply because I do not want to live in the society…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Stripmining The Middle Class’, Neoliberalism Comes Home to Roost – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…Neoliberalism-is all fun and games when it’s stripmining some distant developing-world nation, but since opportunities have dried up globally, the stripmining machine has come home to America and its target is America’s middle class” Stripmining the Middle Class: Neoliberalism Comes Home to Roost – By Charles Hugh Smith But once this last…

BRAVE NEW WORLD: China’s “Social Credit” System Has Arrived In America – By Simon Black

Source – sovereignman.com “…Just last month Wells Fargo closed the accounts of two different conservative activists, without explanation. In 2019, JP Morgan Chase did the same thing. And the CEO of the alternative social media website Gab had four banks in four weeks ban the company’s account, allegedly because the platform harbors “extremist content.”All of…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: What’s REALLY Behind The War On Home Ownership? – By Kit Knightly

Source – off-guardian.org “…Major investment firms such as Vanguard and Blackrock, along with rental companies such as American Homes 4 Rent, are buying up single-family homes in record numbers – sometimes entire neighbourhoods at a time….in the last year, the private investment share of single-family home purchases is estimated to have increased ten-fold, going from…

REALPOLITIK: Western Socialism & Eastern Capitalism – By Alasdair Macleod

Source – goldmoney.com “…In this, the greatest of Great Games, America has seen the strategic advantage move to the China—Russia partnership, which probably explains why the US is backing off from Asia. Meanwhile, China’s production-based economy is strong while that of the US remains weak, a weakness only disguised by monetary inflation“ Western Socialism &…

AMERIKA: ‘The Forbidden Word’, Is This Country Heading for the Exit? – By Tom Engelhardt

Source – tomdispatch.com “…Forget any fantasies about us spreading democracy abroad. We’re now in a country that’s visibly threatening to lose democracy at home. Forget Afghanistan. From the January 6th assault on the Capitol to the latest (anti-)voting laws in Texas and elsewhere, there’s a flailing, failing system right here in the U.S. of A. And unlike Afghanistan, it’s not one…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘Sun-Tzu’, The Most Terrifying Map in The World

Source – capitalistexploits.at “…China is laying siege to the USA by slowing down production and delivery of goods…Corporate America sacrificed national interests in service of greed, and so did the U.S. government. As we all know, the source of Corporate America’s unprecedented explosion in profits in the 21st century is the offshoring of manufacturing to…

AMERIKA: Young Idealists Go Off Grid, Get Smeared as Bigots & ‘Cultists’

Source – thedailybell.com “…The great struggle of the 21st century is not kinetic but rather spiritual warfare: the People vs. the Corporate State…Predictably, the “lifestyle journalists” at Vice News got ahold of the story and distorted it from an objective accounting of an interesting alternative lifestyle into a fact-free smear job against “transphobic,” racist Q-Anon…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Tech War’, Anatomy of a Suicide

Source – unz.com “…The “tech war” is not a competition of technological prowess between China and America, but an attempt by the US to strangle China’s tech advance by denying it access to technology. It is a complex dance as America tries to block some technology and China tries to develop a substitute” Watching China:…

AMERIKA: Violent Extremists Took Over The US Capitol Long Before January 6

Source – caitlinjohnstone.com ”…Hollywood trained us to fear psychopathic killers prowling around in the dark so we won’t notice the psychopathic killers who rule our world in broad daylight. We’ve been trained to fear the serial killer covered in blood and wielding a chainsaw so we won’t notice the serial killer wearing a suit and wielding…