U.S.S.A: ‘Digital Lynching’, Fear & Loathing in America

Source – gatestoneinstitute.org – “…A democratic society of fearful citizens who dare not speak about what is on their minds — often important issues of their time — is doomed to succumb to the will of those who bully the hardest and shout the loudest” Self-Censorship Soars In The US – By – By Judith Bergman…

AMERIKA: ‘The Armageddon Election’, Deep Polarization of American Society – By James J. Zogby

Source – jordantimes.com – “…With both sides framing this election in “end of the world” terms; with the president calling into question the legitimacy of the vote, even before it happens; and with the president warning his supporters that they may have to take up arms to defend him, we have a recipe for disaster…

DAS KAPITAL: ‘How to Save a Dying Republic’. Lincoln & the Greenbacks – By Matthew Ehret

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…Will Trump have the strength to give neocon vipers in his cabinet the Bolton treatment before they unleash war with Russia and China? Will he be able to avoid a new economic meltdown, civil war and coup d’état before 2021? Will Lincoln’s system be revived both in America and alongside other…

U.S.S.A: The Stalinist Trial of Julian Assange – By John Pilger

Source – geopolitics.co – “…Freedom of the press now rests with the honorable few: the exceptions, the dissidents on the internet who belong to no club, who are neither rich nor laden with Pulitzers, but produce fine, disobedient, moral journalism – those like Julian Assange” The Stalinist Trial of Julian Assange – By John Pilger…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: Don’t Steal This Book – By Matt Taibbi

Source – taibbi.substack.com – “…The white trans daughter of a science professor, Osterweil told a credulous NPR interviewer that looting was justified because it “strikes at the heart of property, of whiteness and of the police,” and also “provides people with an imaginative sense of freedom and pleasure.” She added riots reveal how “without police…

AMERIKA: ‘Lunch Bucket Joe’, Joe Biden Is a Fraud, Plain & Simple – By Norman Solomon

Source – truthdig.com – “…for well over four decades — while corporate media preened his image as “Lunch Bucket Joe” fighting for the middle class — Biden continued his assist for strengthening oligarchy as a powerful champion of legalizing corporate plunder on a mind-boggling scale” Joe Biden Is a Fraud, Plain & Simple – By Norman…

AMERIKA: Dimitry Orlov on Why the Collapse of America is Inevitable

Source – cluborlov.blogspot.com – “…The collapse started before the coronavirus. The collapse  really started unfolding as early as 2008, and all of the methods used  to recover from the financial collapse of 2008 have been failures.  They have been efforts to delay, rather than recover….None of the problems have been solved, and so in  2019…

CORPRO-FASCISM: Engineering War, The US Used to Make Bullets to Fight Wars – Now They Make Wars to Sell Bullets

Source – whatreallyhappened.com  – The US has been at war some 222 years of its 239 year existence, which is 93% of the time. We have the most powerful military in the world, bigger and more powerful than the next 14 countries combined, most of which are our allies. (Graph): Wars are created as a…

AMERIKA: ‘Ruleless-ness’, America’s Death March – By Chris Hedges

Source – geopolitics.co – “…Political, economic and social dysfunction define the American empire. Our staggering inability to contain the pandemic, which now infects over 5 million Americans, and the failure to cope with the economic fallout the pandemic has caused, has exposed the American capitalist model as bankrupt. It has freed the world, dominated by the…

NEO-CONNED: Making Excuses for Trump, Where Does the Buck Stop? – By Philip Giraldi

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…The promotion of Abrams confirms that Donald Trump cares not at all for diplomacy or even for treating foreign countries with respect. This attitude has done serious damage to American interests around the world. SM:…He many well be a die-hard nationalist, but his foreign policies are detestable. The promotion of fascist…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Warren Buffett’, America’s Folksiest Predator – By Matt Stoller

Source – mattstoller.substack.com – “…In a fair economy or well-run economy or political system, could Warren Buffett exist? – No, I mean, right from the outset, he couldn’t exist because the way in which he created his business is through creating an insurance conglomerate and using the payments for these large investments. And now he…

AMERIKA: ‘Escape From New York’, Wealthy Residents Flee the City In Droves

Source – themostimportantnews.com – “…Roughly 5 percent of residents — or about 420,000 people — left the city between March 1 and May 1. In the city’s very wealthiest blocks, in neighborhoods like the Upper East Side, the West Village, SoHo and Brooklyn Heights, residential population decreased by 40 percent or more” Escape From New…

NEO-CONNED: Neoliberalism & the Beirut Explosion – By Daniel Lazare

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…From Central America to the Middle East, the ground is littered with the broken bodies of résistants. But now the U.S. is reeling from an overdose of its own medicine. Its economy is faltering, its international standing is plummeting, and its political system has broken down to the point that the November…

AMERIKA: Why Housing Is a Human Right – By Lee Camp

Source – counterpunch.org – “…Money is an idea, a concept, an imaginary metaphysical belief, and it’s high time we faced the fact that the U.S. government has an unlimited imagination. As philosopher Alan Watts once put it: Money is not a thing, it’s a measurement. Saying there’s not enough money to do something is like…

REALPOLITIK: A Bipartisan Group Secretly Gathered to Game Out a Contested Trump-Biden Election – It Wasn’t Pretty

Source – bostonglobe.com – “…All of our scenarios ended in both street-level violence and political impasse,” said Rosa Brooks, a Georgetown law professor and former Defense Department official who co-organized the group known as the Transition Integrity Project… the group envisioned a dark 11 weeks between Election Day and Inauguration Day, one in which Trump…

AMERIKA: The Elite’s War on Science is Almost Complete – By Ben Bartee

Source – thedailybell.com – “…The American Empire’s bureaucrats, it should come as no surprise, see no utility in a science-literate population. Groups of people who have been taught how to think critically are dangerous to despots. The same sad history of suppression of knowledge can be observed throughout history in the prohibitions against American slave literacy,…

CROSSROADS: Dmitry Orlov Talks Pandemic, Economic Collapse, & Military Conflict

Source – theduran.com – “…Trump or no Trump, we are going to have more of the same: shiny young IT specialists skipping and whistling on the way to work past piles of human near-corpses and their excrement; Botoxed housewives shopping for fake organic produce while hungry people in the back of the store are digging…

BRAVE NEW WORLD: ‘New Censorship Czars’, Tech Titans Aim to Restrict Access to Information in the Vaccine Debate – By Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Source – stuartbramhall.wordpress.com – “…History will record that, in 2020, it was men who called themselves “liberal” who lead the clamor for censorship. Harry Truman warned us against such men: “Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the…

AMERIKA: An Embattled President. A Mass Movement. A Military Used Against Citizens. We’ve Been Here Before (Flashback)

Source – motherjones.com – “…Mayday’s leaders hoped this unprecedented show of public disaffection would raise the “spectre of social chaos,” knocking Nixon off course and forcing him to bring all the troops home from Southeast Asia. For months, posters with the Mayday motto had been pasted on walls and bulletin boards at hundreds of universities,…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: Chris Martenson – “Time is Running Short to Brace for Impact”

Source – peakprosperity.com – “…Where the Great Financial Crisis in 2008 could have been — and should have been — a wake-up call to operate the system more equitably and sustainably, it was used instead as an excuse to make things even worse. No bank executives were charged or even went to jail for any crimes…

CROSSROADS: ‘A Lost Year’, Where Do You Go From Here? – By Peter R. Quinones

Source – libertarianinstitute.org – “…Samuel Edward Konkin III developed the idea of agorism…Sam’s vision was that if enough people can start to operate outside of the “white market,” interactions where taxes aren’t collected and delivered to the overlords, eventually the State could be starved, and subsequently toppled and replaced by a truly free market” ‘A Lost Year’, Where…

AMERIKA: ‘In Search of Enemies’, The War on Terror Comes Home

Source – theguardian.com – “…Trump, a fool ruled by impulse rather than strategy, did not build the fearsome machine of government oppression that is now being aimed at his political opponents. This machine was systematically assembled and lovingly tended to by generations of presidents before him – Democratic, Republican, Whig. Trump is only broadening its…

NEO-CONNED: ‘Election 2020’, The Worst Case Scenario Is The Most Likely One – By Brendan Smith

Source – alt-market.com – “…The social justice cultists want chaos in the name of bringing down the system and replacing it with some kind of Marxist Utopia. Conservatives are ready to protest and perhaps even go to war in order to stop the lockdowns and prevent medical tyranny (and I agree with them). This is the…

REBEL YELL: ‘Day’s of Revolt’, Colonized by Corporations – By Chris Hedges (Flashback)

Source – truthdig.com – “…What fosters revolution is not misery, but the gap between what people expect from their lives and what is offered. This is especially acute among the educated and the talented. They feel, with much justification, that they have been denied what they deserve. They set out to rectify this injustice. And…

AMERIKA: ‘Puritan Fanaticism’, The Slippery Slope of Egalitarian Racism – By Thierry Meyssan

Source – voltairenet.org – “…The Puritans have always supported absolute equality, but only among Christians. They long forbade Jews from entering the civil service and massacred the Indians they claimed to love. During the American Civil War, they extended their egalitarianism to blacks (unlike the Puritans in southern Africa, who defended apartheid to the end),…

REBEL YELL: ‘Let Them Eat Cake’, Could America Have A French-Style Revolution? – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – charleshughsmith.blogspot.com – “…Counting on Fed-funded Bread and Circuses to fix what’s broken is the perfection of magical thinking, a state of denial expressed by the phrase routinely (but apparently falsely) attributed to Marie Antoinette, when she learned that the peasants had no bread: Then let them eat brioche (roughly translated into “cake” in English)” Could America…