STRANGE DAYS: ‘Fighting Irish’, A Strange Game – By Jim Quinn

Source – theburningplatform.com “…More regimes have been brought, piecemeal, to their knees by what was once called “Irish Democracy”—the silent, dogged resistance, withdrawal, and truculence of millions of ordinary people—than by revolutionary vanguards or rioting mobs“ “A Strange Game” (Part 2) By Jim Quinn In Part One of this article I laid out the dire situation we…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Ancien Régime’, Papering Over the Rot – By Chris Hedges

Source – scheerpost.com “….The staggering concentration of wealth at the top has deformed our governing institutions — new window dressing will not end oligarchy.…All of these measures are window dressing, masking the root cause of the demise of America — unchecked oligarchic power and greed. The longer wealth is funneled upwards into the hands of…

BIG BROTHER: ‘Enemies of the Deep State’, The Government’s War on Domestic Terrorism Is a Trap – John & Nisha Whitehead

Source – rutherford.org “…Be warned: once you get on such a government watch list—whether it’s a terrorist watch list, a mental health watch list, a dissident watch list, or a red flag gun watch list—there’s no clear-cut way to get off, whether or not you should actually be on there. You will be tracked wherever…

AMERIKA: Clarity In Trump’s Wake – By Angelo Codevilla

Source – amgreatness.com “…Corporations, and the government itself, require employees to attend meetings personally to acknowledge their guilt. They solicit mutual accusations. While violent felons are released from prison, anyone may be fired or otherwise have his life wrecked for questioning government/corporate sentiment. Today’s rulers don’t try to convince. They demand obedience, and they punish”…

AMERIKA: Joe Biden Is the Embodiment of Our Fading Empire – Alfred W. McCoy

Source – scheerpost.com “…This country now looks tattered and tired, caught like others before it between forgetting in the name of unity or demanding the powerful be held accountable for high crimes that will otherwise haunt the nation. Instead of aspiring to America’s ideals or entrusting their security to its power, many nations will likely…

REBEL YELL: The Coming Revolt Of The Middle Class – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…The Great American Middle Class has stood meekly by while the New Nobility stripmined $50 trillion from the middle and working classes. As this RAND report documents, $50 trillion has been siphoned from labor and the lower 90% of the workforce to the New Nobility and their technocrat lackeys” The Coming Revolt…

AMERIKA: ‘DTPA 2021’, The Official Declaration of the End to Free Speech

Source – theorganicprepper.com “…In the last twenty years, Americans have lost their 4th Amendment rights, and now they are losing their 1st. All that remains is the 2nd Amendment, and both the ruling class and increasing numbers of the American people know it…Dark days are ahead” Under This New Bill? – By Robert Wheeler After…

DAS KAPITAL: The Consequences of Moving from Industrial to Financial Capitalism – By Michael Hudson & Pepe Escobar

Source – consortiumnews.com “…Essentially, we became what’s called a rent-seeking economy, not a productive economy…America used to have industrial capitalism in the 19th century. That’s how it got richer originally but now it’s moved away from industrial capitalism towards finance capitalism. And what that means is that essentially the mixed economy that made America rich…in…

AMERIKA: ‘…Just Biden’ Time’, Joe Biden Imperator – By Thierry Meyssan

Source – voltairenet.org “…As an elected official from Delaware, he participated in the United States’ operations against tax havens that they do not control. The aim was to force the holders of capital to transfer it to what has become the world’s largest tax haven: Delaware” SM:…My only advise to Joe ‘Dead Man Walking’ Biden,…

REALPOLITIK: Why Donald Trump Had to Go – By Peter Koenig

Source – thesaker.is “…Donald Trump obviously did not fit the Globalist agenda. It was not his plan. Contrary to what many may think, he had no ambitions for a One World Order (OWO), which is clearly the Globalist’s goal. This is the plan behind the Great Reset (see this The World Economic Forum (WEF) Knows…

CROSSROADS: The Disuniting of America Is Now Inevitable Under Joe Biden & The Radical Left – By Robert Bridge

Source – strategic-culture.org “…Any hope for a true bipartisan breakthrough is doomed to failure, and more so now as the radical progressives in the Democratic Party are demanding the most outrageous social, cultural and political overhaul the nation has ever witnessed. No true conservative will ever abide by these changes. At the same time, the…

REBEL YELL: Capitol Incident a Dress Rehearsal – By Joe Lauria

Source – consortiumnews.com “…It wasn’t the storming of a “temple of democracy,” interrupting Congress’ “sacred duty,” or “desecrating” the “hallowed halls” of the Capitol. Such quasi-religious rhetoric inflates the self-importance of officials elevating themselves above the people they are supposed to serve…It was in some ways the downtrodden forcing their existence into the faces of…

AMERIKA: After the USSR, the USA Collapses – By Thierry Meyssan

Source – voltairenet.org “…Everything has an end, so do empires, both the United States and the Soviet Union. Washington has outrageously favoured a small camarilla of ultra-billionaires. Now it has to face its old demons, prepare for secession and civil war” SM:..A fraudulent election, a weak-willed puppet President & half the country seething in the…

2020 VISION: 2020 Was a Snack, 2021 Is the Main Course – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…Self-enrichment by any means available is what hollows out and fatally weakens systems. The relentless pursuit of infinite greed (“investing” in stock buybacks, legalized looting, etc.) has destroyed the moral foundation of society and the economy: there is no civic virtue or public good left. These empty phrases cannot hide that America…

AMERIKA: The New Domestic War on Terror Is Coming – By Glenn Greenwald

Source – greenwald.substack.com “…The last two weeks have ushered in a wave of new domestic police powers and rhetoric in the name of fighting “terrorism” that are carbon copies of many of the worst excesses of the first War on Terror that began nearly twenty years ago. This trend shows no sign of receding as…

AMERIKA: ‘Three Percenters’, Why They Hate Us – By Chris Hedges

Source – scheerpost.com “…The malaise that infects Americans is global. Hundreds of millions of people have been severed by modernity from traditions, beliefs, and rituals, as well as communal structures, which kept them rooted. They have been callously cast aside by global capitalism as superfluous…This rage is expressed in many forms — Nativism, neofascism, jihadism,…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: Most Popular President In U.S. History To Be Inaugurated In Secret Behind Giant Wall Guarded By Thousands Of Soldiers

SM:…Life is a Shakespearean tragic comedy at the best of times – but the Joe “Dead Man Walking’ Biden inauguration should be one for the ages…er, make that one for the aged – you have to be senile to believe it… Source – babylonbee.com “…The reason President-elect Biden has to do this is that he’s…

COUP D’ETAT: The Unwelcome Return of the Real Purveyors of Violence – By Ron Paul

Source – ronpaulinstitute.org “…With the mainstream media still obsessing about the January 6th “violent coup attempt” at the US Capitol Building, the incoming Biden Administration looks to be chock full of actual purveyors of violent coups…. Some of the same politicians and bureaucrats denouncing the ridiculous farce at the Capitol as if it were the…

MOB RULE: America Condemns One Violent Mob While Celebrating Another – By Lee Camp

Source – scheerpost.com “…Is allowing hundreds of thousands to go homeless, living under bridges or on benches or squatting in collapsing structures while this country has trillions of dollars and millions of empty houses —is that not violence?, Is arresting, beating, and persecuting those who try to give those people houses not violence? And bulldozing…

AMERIKA: ‘US Fake-Leftism’, Biggest Threat to Global Leftism Returns to Power

Source – thesaker.is “…In many vital ways fake-leftism is as big a threat to leftism as rightism because fake-leftists are right-wingers in disguise on some issues and totally deluded about what true leftism is on other issues – they distort, distract and undermine real leftism and thus are actually perpetually engaged in pushing things always…

DEEP STATE: The Swamp Swallowed Trump – By Raul Ilargi Meijer

Source – theautomaticearth.com “…Just in the most recent past, they staged and conducted coups in Libya, Ukraine, Syria, Venezuela and many other places (think Bolivia). Libya was the only real “successful” one, thanks to Gaddafi being sodomized with a bayonet, leading to Hillary’s giddy We Came, We Saw, He Died, the by far ugliest face…

AMERIKA: Rigged Elections Are An American Tradition – By Paul Craig Roberts (Archive)

Source – paulcraigroberts.org – “…In the past it was difficult to steal elections unless they were very close….the new method, which is unfolding before our eyes, steals the election in advance with the Oligarchs’ candidate far ahead in the polls (now by 12 points according to the latest fiction) and by making anyone who questions…

AMERIKA: ‘Fear and Loathing’, Hunter S. Thomson’s Prescient 1972 Warning (Flashback)

Source – libertyblitzkrieg.com – “…He warned us about what would happen to the country if we continued along the destructive path he noticed nearly 45 years ago. He observed that if Americans continued to accept “lesser of two evilism” the only thing we’d end up with would be increased evil”: (Hunter S. Thomson’s Prescient 1972 Warning…

AMERIKA: How America Broke Up With The Democratic Party – By Thom Hartmann

Source – thomhartmann.com – “…The year Reagan was sworn into office, the United States was the largest importer of raw materials in the world, and the world’s largest exporter of finished, manufactured goods. We brought in ores for manufacturing, and shipped out everything from TVs and computers to cars and clothing. Today, things are totally…

AMERIKA: The Kafkaesque Imprisonment Of Julian Assange Exposes U.S. Myths About Freedom & Tyranny

Source – greenwald.substack.com “…Persecution is not typically doled out to those who recite mainstream pieties, or refrain from posing meaningful threats to those who wield institutional power, or obediently stay within the lines of permissible speech and activism imposed by the ruling class” The Kafkaesque Imprisonment Of Julian Assange Exposes U.S. Myths About Freedom And Tyranny…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: The Wokest News Stories of 2020 – By Matt Taibbi

Source – taibbi.substack.com “…A few of these stories were interesting, but most were indistinguishable from pieces in the Onion, whose satires of media have been rapidly gaining on reality for years, the gap tightening to less than a year in 2020 (see the 2019 Onion piece, “Man’s Existential Terror About Country’s Slide Towards Authoritarianism Sublimated Into Campaign To Get…

2020 VISION: ‘USA RIP’, The Deep State Wins The 2020 Presidential Election

Source – thesaker.is “… For one thing, the election was stolen, even if the SCOTUS has in essence declared that 1) those who contested this outcome had no valid reason to complain and 2) that the SCOTUS does not care what the US Constitution says.  This total betrayal by seven out of nine SC Justices sealed the fate…

AMERIKA: ‘Buy American’, The Top Owners of America’s President-Elect Joe Biden – By Eric Zuesse

Source – strategic-culture.org “…The distinction between Republican billionaires and Democratic billionaires is no longer quite clear….A reasonable expectation would be that Biden will serve the billionaires, though his rhetoric will be phrased to be acceptable to the voters. So, that will be no basic change. America will remain an aristocracy, no democracy” SM: …Apparently, he…

AMERIKA: ‘The Weeping Prophet’, The Great Delusion – By Chris Hedges

Source – scheerpost.com “…We are not headed under the policies of the Biden administration and the global ruling elite for the broad sunlit uplands of a new and glorious future, but economic misery, vast climate migrations, waves of new and more virulent pandemics, of which COVID-19 is a mild precursor, along with irreversible ecological systems…

AMERIKA: Being ‘Chosen’ vs. Being ‘Ordinary’ in 2020s America – By Gilad Atzmon

Source – gilad.online “… the American mainstream media works relentlessly to sustain that cultural and even metaphysical separation. It is reasonable to determine that rather than delivering something that resembles news, the American media operates as propaganda outlets. Like in the Soviet Union, American mainstream media manufactures stories that sustain premeditated narratives. The commitment to impartiality,…

AMERIKA: ‘Red & Blue Pill’, Is it Time For a Multi-State Solution?

Source – mises.org “… The United States was not considered a single, monolithic blob, as it often is today, but rather a voluntary confederation of free and independent states associated for the preservation of the common good. If the political tides turned and the Union ceased to be beneficial to its constituent parts, each was free to…

REBEL YELL: When Deplorables Become Ungovernables – By Pepe Escobar

Source – strategic-culture.org “…Another Deep State source, now retired, adds that: “the U.S. Army does not want to intervene as their soldiers may not obey orders. Many of these far right nationalists were officers in the armed forces. They know where the nuclear missiles and bombers are. There are many in sympathy with them as the…

AMERIKA: Civil War Becomes Inevitable in the USA – By Thierry Meyssan

Source – voltairenet.org “…It is too late to turn the tide. Donald Trump’s attempt to abandon the American Empire and refocus the country’s efforts on its domestic prosperity has been sabotaged by the elites acquired to the puritanical ideology of the “Pilgrim Fathers”. As a result, the moment so feared by Richard Nixon and his…

AMERIKA: Two Americas, One Rigged Game, & Zero Capitalism – By Matthew Piepenberg

Source – goldswitzerland.com “…BREAD & CIRCUS, FEAR & DIVISION – Today, the crowd gets its education from tweets and twits, not informed thoughts, sound leadership and patient knowledge or actual book reading….This, of course, makes the mal-informed majority (i.e. the bottom 90%) easier to trick and manipulate” Two Americas, One Rigged Game, & Zero Capitalism…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Blowback’, After Trump The Flood… – By Ghassan & Intibah Kadi

Source – thesaker.is “…Take the Assange supporters for example. The moment they wake up from their deep slumber, they will realize that the man they supported to become President is actually the leader of the political party that has put Assange in jail for exposing his party’s dirt“ After Trump, The Flood… By Ghassan and…

AMERIKA: Is Our Second Civil War – Also a ‘Forever War’? – By Patrick J. Buchanan

Source – buchanan.org “…What lies ahead?, Some see secession. But though secession is unlikely, a secession of the heart has already taken place in America” Is Our Second Civil War — also a ‘Forever War’? By Pat Buchanan When the Electoral College meets Monday, it will almost surely certify former Vice President Joe Biden as the…

AMERIKA: The Collective Suicide of the Liberal Class – By Chris Hedges

Source – scheerpost.com “…Liberals who express dismay, or more bizarrely a fevered hope, about the corporatists and imperialists selected to fill the positions in the Biden administration are the court jesters of our political burlesque. They long ago sold their soul and abandoned their most basic principles to line up behind a bankrupt Democratic Party” Chris Hedges:…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: ‘Two Americas’, The Real Source Of America’s Frustrations – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – dailyreckoning.com “…There are two economies in America…70% of America’s economy is generated in fewer than 500 counties; the other 2,500 counties are left with the remaining 30%… since income and political power flow to capital, the financial disparity/inequality far exceeds the 70/30 split depicted in the political map” The Real Source Of America’s Frustrations…

AMERIKA: How Joe Biden Plans to Make The American Empire Great Again – By Dan Cohen

Source – mintpressnews.com “…Behind his rhetoric, Joe Biden will seek nothing less than global supremacy, escalating a new and even more dangerous arms race that risks the destruction of humanity, what he calls “decency” and “normalcy.” How Joe Biden Plans to Make The American Empire Great Again By Dan Cohen Behind his rhetoric, Joe Biden will…

VOODOO ECONOMICS: US Billionaires Have Gained $1 Trillion Since The Pandemic Started

Source – zerohedge.com “…Billionaire wealth is now twice the amount of wealth held by the bottom 50 percent of all American households combined, approximately 160 million people“ US Billionaires Have Gained $1 Trillion Since The Pandemic Started American billionaires haven’t been just immune to the pandemic, they have been thriving in it, drastically increasing their collective wealth. An analysis by…

REBEL YELL: Trump, Paul & US Anti-Establishment Leadership

Source – asiatimes.com “…Ron Paul’s message, though anti-establishment, had nonetheless been hopeful – it promised freedom, peace and prosperity once there were no more disastrous invasions of other countries, no more domestic spying, and no more illegitimate government meddling in the economy” Trump, Paul and US anti-establishment leadership Much unites their platforms, but it was…

HYBRID WAR: A U.S. Color Revolution ‘Comes Home to Roost’ in the 2020 Election – By Max Perry

Source – globalresearch.ca “…A central component of the Gene Sharp-inspired ‘Color Revolution’ template is the engineering of contested election scenarios where leaders singled-out for regime change can be ousted after appearing to consolidate power, as seen in election-themed revolutions in Serbia (Bulldozer), Georgia (Rose), Ukraine (Orange), Kyrgyzstan (Tulip), Moldova (Grape), and other countries. The same…

AMERIKA: The Fascist Neo-Left & the Trump Factor – By Ghassan Kadi

Source – thesaker.is “…Today’s Left does not represent the working class. Today’s Left is not concerned with achieving social justice. Today’s Left is not concerned with ending capitalism and feudalism. Today’s Neo-Left, is the consortium of globalists who own sweat shops in developing countries. They are the war-mongers, the arms dealers, the foot soldiers of…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Here’s the Truth’, The Oligarchy Loves This Democratic Decay & Politics of Lies – By Chris Hedges

Source – scheerpost.com “…American political leaders display a widening disconnect from reality intended to mask their complicity in the seizure of power by global corporations and billionaires” Here’s the Truth: The Oligarchy Loves This Democratic Decay and Politics of Lies American political leaders display a widening disconnect from reality intended to mask their complicity in…

MIND GAMES: Rotten to the (Common) Core – By Catherine Austin Fitts

Source – ronpaulcurriculum.com “…When you look at the potential that the reengineering of health care and education systems has to create monopoly profits – both income and stock market value – you can appreciate some of the economic reasons why the US leadership wanted the general population over a financial barrel. Whether deeply in debt…

CONTROLLED DEMOLITION: ‘The Armageddon of Capitalism’, Financialization & Deindustrialization – By Michael Hudson

Source – theAnalysis.news “…We’re talking about eight trillion to the one percent, two trillion to the rest of the population. Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats made a deal with the Republicans. They both agreed that they wanted to pay their respective campaign contributors, the financial sector, and the real estate sector. They were realistic. We…

AMERIKA: ‘Divided We Stand’, The One Chart That Predicts Our Future – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com “…America is now a rigidly two-tier society and economy. If you’re an executive at a big Wall Street investment bank, you can rig markets and embezzle billions and you’ll never face any personal legal consequences such as being indicted for fraud and being imprisoned. But try being an employee at a local credit…