The Return Of The King

This week the Power Hour makes its triumphant return just in time to celebrate one of the newest, but most solemn festivals, Insurrection Day. Given the way they have been carrying on for the last year, it is surprising that a congressional idiot has not suggested making it a federal holiday. Then again, that would make it more difficult to brainwash school children into thinking that this is the time when orange Nazis tried to burn down the Reichstag Capitol and seize power with Big Lies!

The absurdity of this ridiculous drama conceals something interesting about the psychology of the political class. They seem to require an Alamo-type event to rally their minds around as they lash out at their enemies. Charlottesville, another trivial affair, has been a rallying point for them. They got three years out of that one, so January 6th will probably be with us through the next presidential election unless some new political tragedy is engineered by our good friends at the FBI.

Part of it is the fact that the ideology of liberal democracy does not provide the sense of struggle required to keep everyone engaged. Like communism, liberal democracy has evolved into a revolutionary mindset without a defined end. It is just a process that goes on until something magical happens and we reach utopia. The commies came up with perpetual revolution to solve this problem. Liberal democracy is evolving a culture of permanent crisis to keep the believers engaged.

Charlottesville and now January 6 are legends that can be told around the campfires as reminders of the struggle. They both have the same elements. The cause was the good people were not vigilant, which allowed the bad guys to form up. Both stories have a point where things could go either way. Both have the point when the righteous swept the villains from the field and triumphed over evil. Both have their martyrs, although the January 6 martyrs are imaginary.

Of course, the more you examine it the more you see that the overlap between ideological zeal and insanity is quite large. These people cannot exist in the world as it is, so they have created a fantasy world. This world of imaginary villains is one where they can pretend to be on the side of angels in the great struggle. By itself it would be harmless, but this madness comes with a fanatical drive to control society. These people are crazy and highly motivated to take over society.

Communism eventually sidelined the fanatics. That is largely what happened when the Brezhnev faction deposed Khrushchev. The more sober minded saw that rule by true believer would get everyone killed. They were still left with an unworkable system full of logical contradictions, but they were able to stabilize it for a generation. It remains to be seen if liberal democracy can pull it off. Biden is the closest analog to Brezhnev and he is a doddering old fool incapable of doing anything.

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This Week’s Show

Contents

  • Insurrectionism
    • NYT: Another Far-Right Group Is Scrutinized in Effort to Aid Trump – Link
    • NYT: Jimmy Carter: I Fear for Our Democracy – Link
    • NYT: Prosecutors Move Quickly on Jan. 6 Cases, but Big Questions Remain – Link
    • NYT: One Single Day. That’s All It Took for the World to Look Away From Us – Link
    • Daily Beast: The Real Tragedy of Jan. 6 Is That It’s Still Not Over – Link
    • Bulwark: Did the January 6th Coup Fail? – Link
    • Salon: Republican voters don’t actually “believe” the Big Lie about January 6 — they’re in on the con – Link
    • Mother Jones: A Key Reason Jan. 6 Rioters Aren’t Facing Sedition Charges: They’re White – Link
  • Martyrs
    • AP: Ashli Babbitt a martyr? Her past tells a more complex story – Link
  • Paranoid Delusions
    • Boston Globe: The coup is still underway – Link
    • WaPo: If American democracy is going to survive, the media must make this crucial shift survive – Link
    • Salon: Mussolini seized full power 97 years ago: Does Donald Trump long to follow suit? – Link
    • NyMag: Conservatism and Fascism Are Not the Same Thing – Link
  • Authority Appropriation
    • Twitter: Doctor Hailey Banack – Link
  • The Pigs & The Farmers
    • New Republic: Inside D.C.’s Rowdy New Progressive Scene – Link

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krustykurmudgeon
krustykurmudgeon
2 years ago

Z – have you heard of eric feigl-ding? That’s another example of authority appropriation

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
2 years ago

hmmm, Wannsee Conference 2.0 for the vaxx project.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wannsee_Conference

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
2 years ago

this is a question for everyone here, not just Zman. in a darwinian sense, do normies deserve to die? i say ‘yes’, that normies are a very real impediment to the emergence of a new system. why#1? they are so mentally welded to the old system. why#2? they do not have the excuse of muds; i.e. IQ too low to figure out what is going on. IMO they are wilfully blind. why#3? they are unfit in the biological sense, and cannot even control their own eating. why#4? they are amoral. if you do not know the difference between “amoral” and… Read more »

Paintersforms
Paintersforms
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

I think they’re livestock. Hopefully that’s unfair, wicked, or whatever, of me. Hopefully I’m not normie myself.

Like domesticated animals that escape, some would survive and ‘re-wild’. I imagine most would perish.

Rather not let nature take its course, but it’s to a point where everybody is going down with the ship if there aren’t major changes. Let the dead bury the dead if thats what it takes.

LineInTheSand
LineInTheSand
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

Karl, the world is an overpopulated place. You as an individual cannot stand up to a mob. They will easily crush you. When I realized that the fundamental truth of the world is tribalism then I began to look at the white normies differently. At first, I reached out to the white normies in self-interest because if the non-white hordes come for me then the white normies are my only possible protection. Later, I began to love them as my extended family. Psychologically and spiritually, we long to be part of a tribe. Of course, they are mostly idiots right… Read more »

Bartleby the Scrivner
Bartleby the Scrivner
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

I think what you’re trying to say is let nature take its course, and stop propping up brings that can’t take care of themselves.

I don’t think it will be a choice anyone has to take, if things continue on the path they are on. Nature will sort things out without anyone making an act in furtherance.

A.B Prosper
A.B Prosper
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

Normies are annoying but essential . People willing to knuckle under to authority make agriculture, cities and technology possible. Otherwise the most complex society you can have is a tribe, usually a nomadic one like the Huns or something. if we wanted to build a semi stable social matrix ,what you’d need to do is remove everyone on the psychopath/sociopath/no morality spectrum from society making sure that people who can’t integrate are not around. The societies innovation level would be much slower compared to others as some austistic types would need to go and stupidity would still happen but the… Read more »

Vizzini
Member
2 years ago

Regarding higher interest rates “fixing” inflation, no, that simply doesn’t happen. Higher interest rates don’t fix inflation. Inflation is not caused by low interest rates, it’s caused by an increase in the money supply. That’s all. High interest rates just transfer the inflated money into the pockets of people who lend money. Hmmm. Who would that be? I dunno. The Shift-9 and Shift-0 keys on my keyboard seem to be broken. The only way to reduce inflation is to reduce the money supply, and the main large-scale way to reduce the money supply is to cancel bad debt. Of course,… Read more »

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Vizzini
2 years ago

so what crushed the Carter caused inflation of the early 80’s?

Paintersforms
Paintersforms
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

The way I understand it, lending at interest (usury!) creates money, high interest rates discourage borrowing, encourage saving. You’re both partially right, I’d guess. More knowledgeable people can correct me.

Paintersforms
Paintersforms
Reply to  Paintersforms
2 years ago

Usury brings forward gains from future productivity in the form of debt and new money. Those future gains are eventually neutralized by inflation and bankruptcy. Ward off inflation and bankruptcy with magic tricks, like our financial system has managed to do for at least 15 years, and it seems to me all productivity grinds to a halt. See the labor market and birth rates. That’s this nobody’s opinion anyhow 🙂

Whiskey
Whiskey
2 years ago

Cruz and Kazahkstan. With Cruz it is possible, though he has been more savvy than that, of playing the old double game like McCain. Build the damn fence, then open borders when elected. But he’s not elected. Either he lives entirely in the bubble and has no idea of what his actual and potential voters think … or the people who really run the Senate told him that after 2022 let alone 2024 there will be mass arrests of Republicans for “insurgency” to deal with the Red Wave as dissatisfaction with Biden grows like a tidal wave. [Schumer does not… Read more »

TomA
TomA
Reply to  Whiskey
2 years ago

First, the color revolution in Kazakhstan is a CIA cover OP (with lots of help from MI6) being run as a ploy to divert Russian assets from the border with Ukraine. It’s not a spontaneous uprising per se, but nonetheless has some valuable lessons to be learned. The key takeaway is that when lots of people fill the streets in mass protest, it fully engages and ties up the local LEOs and military in crowd control and key-facility security tasks. This is what the fog of chaos looks like. It is quite easy now to disappear into a crowd or… Read more »

Hemid
Hemid
Reply to  Whiskey
2 years ago

Non-responsive:

Derbyshire made an allusion to some signature Whiskey rhetoric in his latest podcast.

So he’s not totally boomer-hopeless.

Check it out.

TomA
TomA
2 years ago

OK, a funny joke for a Saturday afternoon.

“All Formula One drivers are racists.”

mmack
mmack
Reply to  TomA
2 years ago

Lewis Hamilton is.

Thank Goodness Max Verstappen won the 2021 World Driving Championship and Lewis is tied with Michael Schumacher with seven F1 championships. I didn’t look forward to being lectured by Lewis “Holier Than Thou” for 2022.

Hey Lewis, when you grow some balls, come to Indianapolis for the 500 and we’ll see how talented you are. 🙄

PS: Those walls are hard and IndyCar has no team orders.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
2 years ago

when did Vanderleun turn into a pathetic piece of crap? get old, get scared, shit yourself, die. got it.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
2 years ago

Too good, I have add this in about Insurrection Day: “…add the antifa types around the corner of the Capitol, breaking windows and pushing cops for the cameras. Meanwhile, the Trumpers on the front steps knew nothing about that, and were more than happy to enter the building when invited. Then Pelosi and McConnell announced they were under attack and stopped the proceedings. I had friends watching on C-Span. That was the first time that the evidence had been presented on live TV, nationwide. Just as one Congressman was reading the evidence the feed was cut. And when they all… Read more »

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
2 years ago

Judas priest, the Z is posting opera clips over on Gab.

Wholesome Dave comments on one:
“White Women are Magic.
Never be embarrassed for who you are. Never apologize for what your people accomplished.
If White people never existed, you wouldn’t even be reading this post.”

Good grief, this stuff has me weeping like an Italian. “It’s so beautiful, it’s so beautiful, *sniff* *sob*”

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  Alzaebo
2 years ago

I mean, look at the artless charm on this one:

https://youtu.be/j8ACzKCGwF8

https://gab.com/TheZBlog

(((They))) Live
(((They))) Live
2 years ago

Hi Zman and fans, with regard to Mayim Bialik, Bialik is definitely not an Irish name, so neuroscientist Mayim Bialik is about as Irish as our friend Jack Murphy

TBF the name Bialik does kind of sound Irish, Bia = food in Irish

Stephen Flemmi
Stephen Flemmi
Reply to  (((They))) Live
2 years ago

Could be wrong. But I detected a hint of sarcasm in his voice when he suggested she was “Irish.” If he did indeed look her up he would have surely noticed there was NOTHING Irish looking about the former artist known as Blossom.

DJ3Way
DJ3Way
2 years ago

Zman, I died when you made fun of McGill. My dad went there, so I am well versed in the “McGill is the greatest university in the world!” rant. Anyone who knows anyone who went there or had the pleasure of being taught by someone who went there has probably heard it.

Keep fighting the good fight and all that.

Stephen Flemmi
Stephen Flemmi
Reply to  DJ3Way
2 years ago

Q: How do you know someone went to McGill?

A: Don’t worry, they’ll tell you.

Xman
Xman
2 years ago

“Like communism, liberal democracy has evolved into a revolutionary mindset without a defined end. It is just a process that goes on until something magical happens and we reach utopia.” Liberal democracy IS communism. Not for nothing did communist nations refer to themselves as “People’s DEMOCRATIC Republics.” Like communism, liberal democracy will reach Utopia when everyone is equal: the gays, transgenders, pansexuals, blacks, queers, Latin/a/o/xes, disabled, etc., etc. and when the borders are open, the internal combustion engine has been abolished, and everyone has Universal Basic Income. Just as communists had to invent the threat of the kulaks and “Trotskyite… Read more »

LineInTheSand
LineInTheSand
Reply to  Xman
2 years ago

I admit that I’m a bit of semantic crank on this issue, but not everything we dislike is communism. Communism has a fixed meaning and it is that the government owns the means of production.

I think “anti-white anarcho-tyranny” is a better description.

When we call our current situation “communism” instead of “anti-white,” we blunt the force of our criticism and hide the truth. This comment applies doubly so to “cultural marxism.”

Sure, calling our current situation “communism” you may get the Boomers riled up but they think you’re talking about lowering their taxes and protecting their stocks.

Alex
Alex
2 years ago

Here is the question I struggle with… what do we call this nonsense? I refuse to refer to it as “The Insurrection” because that’s both Fake and Gay.I’ve been using the Zman’s preferred nomenclature of BLM/AntiRacism/CRT efforts as “anti-White” and that works great. What is the term that we can use to refer to this event without using the Enemy’s language..?

Glenfilthie
Glenfilthie
Member
Reply to  Alex
2 years ago

The Insurrection is exactly what you call it, you dastardly deplorable dissident! There is a time to let your enemies define you and just savour the comedy of their stupidity and hysteria.

We are all nazis now, fellas. We need an imposing mascot now… like maybe a little pot bellied green frog…
😂👍

Dennis Roe
Dennis Roe
Reply to  Alex
2 years ago

Cheeto’s garage sale.

Stephen Flemmi
Stephen Flemmi
Reply to  Alex
2 years ago

@Alex

How about, a mostly peaceful protest?

LineInTheSand
LineInTheSand
Reply to  Alex
2 years ago

Honestly, it was an insurrection. The people who went to the Capitol were expecting to watch their god deliver justice.

However, they weren’t a threat. Like Christians awaiting the Rapture, they expected to passively cheer on their God as He did all the work. It was an insurrection but an insurrection where everyone brought a Ouija board instead of weapons.

As much as I sympathize with the insurrectionists, it was basically an IQ test and everyone who attended failed the test badly. They believed Trump.

Fred Beans
Fred Beans
2 years ago

Mayim Bialik is not Irish, she’s Jewish, lol.

“The Big Bang Theory” star is a passionate advocate of extended breastfeeding, and nursed her son until he was 4.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Fred Beans
2 years ago

saw an article where she is majorly depressed about her life, and circumstances.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

Oh, no no no no no.
Don’t tell me she’s another Betty Freidan.

Betty had EV-erything.
And Miya has good looks, blonde hair, fame and stardom to boot!

Stephen Flemmi
Stephen Flemmi
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

@Karl

Yep. Spent her Thanksgiving in an empty house, mired in cats piss. No more kids and no more husband.

This was after she claimed Thanksgiving a shame and said she already had a country to be proud of. Damn shame.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Stephen Flemmi
2 years ago

she got what she deserved, good and hard. not for the last time, either, as her type are impervious to learning.

Nikolai Vladivostok
Reply to  Fred Beans
2 years ago

I think Z might have been stirring us there.

Vizzini
Member
2 years ago

Hailey Banack has a serious case of the crazy eyes.

https://epiresearch.org/annual-meeting/2021-meeting/ser-faculty/hailey-banack/

Glenfilthie
Glenfilthie
Member
Reply to  Vizzini
2 years ago

Not seeing it in the eyes, the way you do with somebody like Schiff. But there is something off there, Chateau Heartiste is the expert in such things… and although he might agree with the eyes… I think he’d probably see a bit of the ‘man jaw’ going on there.

But whadda I know…

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Vizzini
2 years ago

it’s the death grimace that is making the eyes look weird (too).

Vizzini
Member
2 years ago

Mayim Bialik: Wikipedia Early Life alert.

Vizzini
Member
2 years ago

“John Derbyshire once said that some people lie awake at night hearing the sound of hoofbeats, and this really is our ruling class. They’re just so sure that everywhere they go, wherever they are that the rest of us are out there just plotting, just waiting, waiting for the signal, you know, we’ll see the orange beacon in the sky and we’ll all know that we can put on our black shirts and put on our khaki trousers, hoist the black flag and start slitting throats.”

*cough* Um … I am.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  Vizzini
2 years ago

It simplifies my wardrobe choices!

“Hmmm…going out tonight…let’s see, black shirts or white sheets?”

JerseyJeffersonian
JerseyJeffersonian
Reply to  Vizzini
2 years ago

If one wishes to invoke the aid of Saint Mencken in this holy task, one should remember to spit on one’s hands prior to the raising of the black flag. The ritual proprieties must be respected.

Barnard
Barnard
2 years ago

This is the first time I have read this claim from Schumer. It took him two months to come up with “there’s the big Jew, let’s get him.” Even then, it was told to him second hand and it appears Chuck is adding the “let’s get him” part on his own, even though he implicitly admits he never heard any of it. This might be peak clown world. Are there any Kennedys left in Congress? One of them should claim a protester yelled, “there’s the big Mick, let’s get him.”

LineInTheSand
LineInTheSand
Reply to  Barnard
2 years ago

Of course, this is an obvious lie from Schumer.

We all know that the kind of MAGA person who went to Jan 6 either “doesn’t see race” or is Israel First.

We’ve got so much work to do in fixing these people.

Carl B.
Carl B.
Reply to  Barnard
2 years ago

It’s on. “Respected Historian” David Brinkley on Deep State propaganda organ MSNBC compared the events of Jan. 6 to the Holocaust. We are living in an insane asylum.

bilejones
Member
Reply to  Carl B.
2 years ago

Well both never happened so the comparison is valid.

Ben the Layabout
Ben the Layabout
Reply to  bilejones
2 years ago

Well, as a skeptic: I’ve never heard anyone defend that the Nazis did not act barbarically against civilans (Jews etc., although for some mysterious reason, the Jews get all the attention.) Deporting millions of civilians, including citizens of one’s own nation, into detention camps is barbaric enough. But even the USA did it, albeit in much lower numbers. And we treated our internees rather better than the Nazis or Soviets did. Even though concentration camps were an abrogation of human rights, it still stops short of deliberate extermination. It is upon that, as I understand it, that most of the… Read more »

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  Ben the Layabout
2 years ago

You need to be camp specific, but in the main most camps were used as holding for enslaved workers (the old, young, sick, weak being killed immediately). The workers had a planned life expectancy. There was always conflict between the die hard NAZI Jew haters and the civil industrial production planners who needed labor and could use any and all—regardless of race. There was also some attempt toward the waning days of the war to bargain prisoners for supplies. And even as late as end of 1944, high numbers of new prisoners fell into NAZI hands, ex. Hungary turned Facist… Read more »

LineInTheSand
LineInTheSand
Reply to  Ben the Layabout
2 years ago

Ben, Hitler and the National Socialists wanted a national divorce from the chosen. I hope that you can sympathize with the sentiment of not wanting to live with people so fundamentally different from you. Up until the war, the Nazis were helping the chosen move out of Germany. After the war started, things got deadly serious, just like they did here, when we put the Japanese and some Italians and Germans in camps. No concentration camps in the USA had swimming pools and symphonies like Auschwitz did. Objectively, the camps run by the Germans were nicer. The only reason that… Read more »

tarstarkas
tarstarkas
2 years ago

Try as I may, I simply cannot convince myself that these people are just stupid or crazy and not self-consciously lying. Z’s example of the friends of the guy who wrote to Z and said, “no, he’s not crazy, he just has no moral compass,” that is a perfect example. He’s not delusional, he’s a pen for hire and will write either whatever he is told to write, or, more likely, whatever he thinks they want to hear. A big reason, I think, for all the articles about the “insurrection” is that they alone will survive time. When babies born… Read more »

Eloi
Eloi
Reply to  tarstarkas
2 years ago

I completely agree. The construction of a historical record is the basis of modern history; this has, at most, a tenuous relationship with a fair approximation of what ‘really’ happened.

Disruptor
Disruptor
Reply to  tarstarkas
2 years ago

Yes. It will go into history books as inflated as the victors are able to inflate it. (but less than the millions of magic Six.) It will be taught in classrooms: holocaust, indians, holocaust, slavery, jan6, holocaust, sodomy.

If it can be declared an insurrection, then anyone they can paint as a participant will disenfranchised. 14 amendment, IIRC

Glenfilthie
Glenfilthie
Member
Reply to  tarstarkas
2 years ago

That is the very hell of it. I have thrown the history books out en masse. Hitler supposedly made the Germans hate Jews so much… that they turned them into soap and lampshades? And all it took was lies and half-truths? And the Jewry were all innocent and totally blameless? When historically they’ve been kicked out of every country they ever settled in?

And the soviets – they killed more Jews than the fascists did, yet every big titted hottie on the university campus runs around in a Che shirt and supports ANTIFA…?

The mind wobbles…

Eloi
Eloi
Reply to  Glenfilthie
2 years ago

When it comes to them titties, I am all about ‘from each according to their attributes, to me according to my needs’

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  Eloi
2 years ago

They must be free!

(((They))) Live
(((They))) Live
Reply to  tarstarkas
2 years ago

BINGO !!! One of the strange reasons Trump won in 2016 is because he won the meme war, Trump was perfect for making funny memes, just search for the Trump Terminator video on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTbkbH3x7LQ Now to get more serious, in politics there is a mountain of corruption that goes on behind closed doors, that is just lost to history, because once the main players leave the stage, it just gets lost, it never happened, we don’t know the half of it, the media + hollywood = history Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls… Read more »

Ben the Layabout
Ben the Layabout
Reply to  tarstarkas
2 years ago

All those historical examples you cite as “lies” were something far worse. They were half-truths. To use your civil rights example, there really were “martyrs” made of many of the Liberals, innocent blacks etc. Yes, of course there is much more to the story. But the point I want to make: the Radical (the civil rights activists in the 1960s examples, or their enablers in the press) seizes upon the exceptions to the rule and enshrine them as the norm. The one partisan who was unjustly killed becomes the hero, the martyr of the cause. The thousand or million who… Read more »

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  Ben the Layabout
2 years ago

Anyone in the medical field, nurses especially, will have stories about the strangest occurrences involving patients and treatment outcome. Nothing is 100% safe. So it is quite easy for any outlier event to be found to prove/support any damn thing you want.

As I’ve said repeatedly, the average “Joe Normie” is too stupid to understand statistics and risk analysis. What has changed is that more and more, our (purported) leadership is just as stupid—at best—and worse, duplicitous in their interpretation and use of these outlier events for political gain.

tarstarkas
tarstarkas
Reply to  Ben the Layabout
2 years ago

Excellent description. That is exactly what they do, half truths. But a 1/2 truth, in my mind, is just another lie.

Melissa
Melissa
2 years ago

One of the best clips that day was watching Romney running through the capital. “Oh no, Mitty, they are on to Pierre Delecto!” Just for the fun of it, I tuned in to NPR for a few minutes while driving yesterday to peer in to the insurrection crap show of clown world. They were interviewing a few of the “women of color” who were present that day, trembling in fear. The congresswoman they interviewed (didn’t catch her name) spoke about the fact that she fled her country and came to the US to flee just the type of situation which… Read more »

Banana Boat
Banana Boat
2 years ago

“They seem to require an Alamo-type event to rally their minds around as they lash out at their enemies.” American culture is built around the concept of the beautiful loser. Americans have romanticized the Alamo (a heroic last stand), the Antebellum South (another last stand), the Indian (…), the Battle of Wake Island (a mythological “fought to the last” battle popularized by John Wayne), etc. This often extends to foreigners as well. German soldiers were portrayed as competent badasses in American movies until the 1970s. Even today WWII in the Pacific is mostly talked about in sterile terms, maneuvers and… Read more »

Apex Predator
Apex Predator
Reply to  Banana Boat
2 years ago

“My only regret, is that I have but one upvote to give.” – (w/ apologies to true patriot Nathan Hale)

Top comment, archive for future reference as a counter to the pretty lies being added to the historical record as we speak.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Banana Boat
2 years ago

The Tiananmen Square analogy is excellent.

trumpton
trumpton
Reply to  Banana Boat
2 years ago

A bit hackneyed. However, its so apt as a quote to encompass the above process it can’t not be used.

“Those that control the present, control the past. Those that control the past control the future”

If only Orwell was trying to tell us something.

3g4me
3g4me
Reply to  Banana Boat
2 years ago

Banana Boat: Please God, I don’t want my grandchildren to be slaves in a country that celebrates ‘Juneteenth.’ I want them to be proud blood and soil citizens of a White nation that remembers the truth of 6 Jan.

DaDZ
DaDZ
2 years ago

Started laughing my ass off toward the end. I have a degree in kinesiology! It is so utterly useless.that its almost comedic. But the classes were fun 😁

LineInTheSand
LineInTheSand
Reply to  DaDZ
2 years ago

I appreciate your honesty. We will win because we hew to the truth and that includes self-reflection and self-criticism.

(My niece went to college and said she was majoring in biology. We all thought that she was set to get a decent job. After she graduated with a degree in something like kinesiology she informed everyone that she was starting work as a greeter at a restaurant. She said her degree did not prepare her for any job. The family groaned. At least it wasn’t women’s studies, I guess.)

Gauss
Gauss
2 years ago

“Communism eventually sidelined the fanatics. That is largely what happened when the Brezhnev faction deposed Khrushchev…. Biden is the closest analog to Brezhnev and he is a doddering old fool incapable of doing anything.“ I didn’t think of Khrushchev as a fanatic nor of Brezhnev as the angry and senile old man. Khrushchev rejected the fanaticism of Stalin’s regime. Andropov and his successor (I forget the name) were the Bidens of the Soviet regime, eventually resulting in its demise. Brezhnev had a nice, long run in office — much longer than the feeble Biden will enjoy. But Harris is no… Read more »

Moran ya Simba
Moran ya Simba
Reply to  thezman
2 years ago

Cybernetics is control theory, in the scientific sense. If the Russkies abused that term for mind control or whatever that doesn’t make it a dirty word. Robotics is to a large extent cybernetics.

Bilejones
Member
Reply to  thezman
2 years ago

The book “Red Plenty” certainly had an air of reality about the thinking of those charged with making it work.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Gauss
2 years ago

Cherenko, if IIRC and spell correctly.

I have to thread the needle here. Z is right in that Kruschev was the final True Believer, but the analogy between Biden and Brezhnev is quite strained. If the last USSR dictator had been Andropov or Cherenko, one of those would be a closer analogy to Biden in all respects.

tarstarkas
tarstarkas
2 years ago

Why are all these people so willing, eager even, to tarnish what little credibility they have by putting all this nonsense in writing in a very public way? It is pretty easy to laugh off something you said with your mouth, as misspeaking or letting your mouth get ahead of your brain, or even just getting carried away and caught up in the moment. But it is very difficult to do the same with the written word, let alone something written for publication in a newspaper. Multiple people also had to sign off on every word of it. In the… Read more »

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  tarstarkas
2 years ago

The sane ones, which are distinct minority.

Eloi
Eloi
Reply to  tarstarkas
2 years ago

I would say it is because they live in an echo chamber. In their world, the insurrection was real.

tarstarkas
tarstarkas
Reply to  Eloi
2 years ago

But that’s just another way of saying they believe their own BS. It’s also easy to “want to believe” this about them as well. I just can’t bring myself to do it. Now, it is certainly easier to maintain a lie when everyone around you is pretending the lie is actually the truth. That, I grant you. It’s reminds me of the fake Navy Seals. To me it is as unbelievable to say the managerial and media classes believe their own BS as it is to believe the fake Navy Seals REALLY starts to believe he was a Navy Seal.… Read more »

Eloi
Eloi
Reply to  tarstarkas
2 years ago

Maybe deep down, but they are superficial creatures. It is like the mask stuff. They really believe they are saviors, even if they do not put on the mask themselves. AOC truly believes her directives to wear masks saves lives, even if she does not wear them. Her performance as a savior is what determines her righteousness. Outside of her speeches, she does not think much about it. The problem with your assumption is that you assume they reflect upon the words they say. I cannot look into the heart of another, but I believe so much of politics is… Read more »

3g4me
3g4me
Reply to  Eloi
2 years ago

Eloi: Schumer’s descendants (well, I know he has one lesbo daughter, so perhaps his niece’s kid’s kids) will recall his holy memory every Passover, when the evil White rayciss crowd screamed “Let’s kill the big Jew!” And his name will be added to their famous book of martyrs. Same old same old – the way they’ve always written and taught their history.

c matt
c matt
2 years ago

In a sense, they were right that the “Insurrection” was a terrorist attack – but the only terrorists involved were FBI plants and the Capitol Police.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
2 years ago

O/T: afornt I ferget, a bit of a white pill:
I know where the missing workers are.

Wr’re too used to the quiet revolution that happened in the 60s-70s.

Now, the women are going back home.
They don’t want to be men anymore, grinding it out in the workplace.

The downstream effects will be less consumerism (in part due to unsafe shopping), fewer taxpayers, less pricing predicated on double incomes, etc.

Maybe even…fewer women getting education degrees and teaching our boys to be girls! Please please please.

G Lordon Giddy
G Lordon Giddy
Reply to  Alzaebo
2 years ago

Ted Cruz was cruising for donor money. Cruz knew what he was doing by using the word “terrorist” to describe the people for Trump on January 6th.
It would be great to see this day celebrated with fireworks and celebration.
Maybe that could actually happen someday?
Treacherous politicians like Cruz will hopefully hasten that day.

Banana Boat
Banana Boat
Reply to  G Lordon Giddy
2 years ago

Cruz is a snake. Here’s a bit of history, unknown to most, but significant nonetheless: Ted Cruz placed one of his senior confidants in Donald Trump’s administration. She turned out to be an important “resistance” leader who leaked all kinds of dirt about the man. Cruz lobbied for this woman, recommended her. Does anyone really think Ted Cruz didn’t know what she was going to do? Now pair that with his history of lying — pretending to oppose immigration but going to the border with Glenn Beck to hand out toys to illegal border crossers — and his efforts to… Read more »

Ordinary Joe
Ordinary Joe
Reply to  Banana Boat
2 years ago

“Just who is this man working for?”

Himself and maybe his family (a distant second).

Bilejones
Member
Reply to  Ordinary Joe
2 years ago

And, of course:

” For as long as I live, for as long as I have the privilege of serving in the Senate from New York, I will unflinchingly, unstintingly and with all of my strength be Shomer Yisrael, a guardian of Israel. Ladies and gentlemen, Am Yisrael Chai, in Israel and America, the Jewish nation lives now and forever.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubGGRr_FyUI

JerseyJeffersonian
JerseyJeffersonian
Reply to  Banana Boat
2 years ago

After the reaming Cruz has gotten, and will be getting for some time, for his “terrorist” bull shit, he will probably go beyond merely being a mendacious anti-Trumper, and go the full Bitch Cheney, at minimum winding up caucusing with the democrats, if not actually changing parties. That latter may depend upon his sense of whether Texas is about to tip blue, what with all the illegals, as well as the numbers of Blue Ticks fleeing the consequences of the prevailing ideologies where they came from, but then entering Texas ready to again advocate for the ideologies that led to… Read more »

Dinothedoxie
Dinothedoxie
Reply to  JerseyJeffersonian
2 years ago

If that’s his plan then he’s dumber than I thought.

The dems never liked Republican turncoats. And the woke are an exclusionary cult. So there no way in hell they’re going to embrace him.

3g4me
3g4me
Reply to  Banana Boat
2 years ago

Banana Boat: Yes, Cruz is quite the snake. And Texas repukes will continue to vote for him, just as they continue to vote for John Cornyn. Never underestimate the stupidity of the average republican voter. And Texas has lived too long on its reputation – its present reality is nothing to boast of.

miforest
Member
Reply to  Banana Boat
2 years ago

never ever forgive the maple rat

Bartleby the Scrivner
Bartleby the Scrivner
Reply to  Banana Boat
2 years ago

The same person every politician is working for; Themselves.

For crying out loud, at this time in history, if a person actually BELIEVES that a politician has their best interest at heart, they deserve the inevitable ass reaming that will come their way.

Honest to God, how many times do they have to lie cheat, and steal, before a person wakes up?

No one is coming to save you, especially a professional grifter.

Sorry for the rant but the Ashli Babbit section in the episode put me over the edge.

ProZNoV
ProZNoV
Reply to  G Lordon Giddy
2 years ago

Say what you will about the Cheeto President, he knew how to identify the “true name” of his opponents. Once named by OMB (Orange Man Bad), that’s your forever name.

What was it for Cruz?

“Lyn’ Ted”

(Honorable mentions: Low Energy Jeb, Little Rubio, Crooked Hillary, etc.)

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  G Lordon Giddy
2 years ago

That is a great idea. I no longer celebrate July 4 with fireworks or anything else. Henceforth, I will do so on January 6.

Peabody
Peabody
Reply to  G Lordon Giddy
2 years ago

Tucker not letting him sleaze his way out of using that framing was one of the most honest things I’ve ever seen on the black box. It was a thing of beauty watching him squirm when Tucker basically called him a liar to his face.

A.B Prosper
A.B Prosper
Reply to  Alzaebo
2 years ago

Good good point there. The best thing about these COVID lockdowns is they killed consumerism. A lot of people not just the women you mentioned have decided that the endless race for stuff and constant struggle to pay loans (you didn’t really think the parasite class would pay you a good wage, hah hah no) to buy said stuff isn’t worth it. Minimalism is getting more popular as is buy what YOU actually need, not what people tell you that you need and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The PTB’s though aren’t going to like the GDP… Read more »

Ben the Layabout
Ben the Layabout
Reply to  A.B Prosper
2 years ago

Won’t you take me on down to the shoppin’ mall, hubby,
Where luxuries glittered and the children could play?
I’m sorry my wife, but you’re too late in askin’,
A flash mob from the projects just hauled it away.

(with apologies to John Prine) 🙂

TomA
TomA
2 years ago

One could argue that the Jan 6th event is a Rorschach Test for sanity in the modern era. The events of that day were recorded by hundreds of cellphone video cameras and Revolver has put together a compelling composite demonstrating quite conclusively that Stasi undercover agents planned and executed this false-flag OP with malice aforethought. It’s not clear that Ashii Babbit’s murder was pre-planned, but every other “violent” act was a direct result of incitement by these Stasi provocateurs. Yet, no one in Congress is even the slightest bit curious about that video and what it shows. The moral of… Read more »

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  TomA
2 years ago

Outside of the murder of Babbitt, what violence actually occurred during the so-called “insurrection”?

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  Ostei Kozelskii
2 years ago

I heard somebody say they were there, that at back streets the police were beating the schmidt out of people- batons, pepper spray, flash bangs. At least one guy was killed by a fired smoke grenade denting his head, the cops wouldn’t let an ambulance take him or other wounded.

Perhaps those videos reveal a bit too much; after all, the cell phone providers cooperated immediately. Can they sensor streaming?

ProZNoV
ProZNoV
Reply to  TomA
2 years ago

As cited previously by Z:

“We know they are lying, they know they are lying, they know we know they are lying, we know they know we know they are lying, but they are still lying.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Lucius Sulla
Lucius Sulla
2 years ago

If “their democracy” is under threat or so fragile, has anyone ever asked them why?

These people are in charge of “their democracy”. They should be accountable for its health. How have they let “their democracy” become so fragile?

sentry
sentry
2 years ago

pretty sure that jason stanley guy is a tribe member, liberal juuz consider the word nazi to mean enemy of juish interests. Anyone who opposes official public policies is a nazi, if you don’t buy into juuish scams you’re a nazi, plain & simple. if there are people within the republican party who oppose mainstream liberal ideas then that must mean they are nazis, they can’t publicly call them enemy of the juuz so they call them nazis. Nazi party might be gone, but the nazi spirit is still alive, that’s what the tribe believes, a present day badwhite is… Read more »

KGB
KGB
Reply to  sentry
2 years ago

I grapple with how much the anti-white sentiment of today gets blamed on the Austrian painter. Ever since the fall of Berlin it’s been an unending push by the usual suspects to cast the “anti-Nazi” net further and further afield. When all was said and done, he really screwed us badly.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  KGB
2 years ago

If only he’d kept it within defensible borders, a Fortress Prussia.

And, kept the deportation limited to the 375k J’s of Germany proper- relocating them next door, even, but not attempting Israel and the Pale.

Most of the near neighbors ‘surrendered’ voluntarily.

Yes, he would’ve been attacked by Soviet divisions to the east, vicious Communist gangs in western France (the “Resistance”), and the Bank of England-

But, the picture would’ve looked entirely different.

Carwin
Carwin
Reply to  Alzaebo
2 years ago

I love the way Americans always leave out their role in Europe in the ’30s.

Or their anti-European policies after WW2.

The destruction of Europe and North America just seems to coincide with the rise of America. Notice how after the collapse of the USSR and the realization of America’s unipolar moment this anti-white stuff goes into hyperdrive.

Disruptor
Disruptor
Reply to  KGB
2 years ago

Rothmoses and the Mustache Pharaoh. “They were bad, so we killed them and took their stuff.” Typology. The same stories are told over and again with details jostled about. Details from one story get incorporated into a new story to link them. Millions of Germans were hunger-killed after WWII. Dresden was firebombed needlessly. Rothschild’s Balfour Declaration led them to the Jollyland. Sorta like killing the Egyptian children , plundering, and drowning pharaohs army and the three million wandering about for forty years. Except, what happened to Germans actually happened in the physical universe. The story is happening to us. The… Read more »

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Disruptor
2 years ago

“Millions of Germans were hunger-killed”. a lie

“Dresden was firebombed needlessly”. another lie.

you aren’t going to be able to peddle such obvious nonsense here, sugar tits.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

Up to 9 million Germans after the war, 3 million on the forced march from Czech Sudenten in winter, Rhineland Meadows, etc. etc. etc. The Austrian painter was a retelling of Purim, the book of Esther: The whore is schtupping the small king. She gets ambitious, seduces the big king. Accuses the small king of a secret plot to kill all the ****. Big king kills small king, whore marries Great King of Persia and becomes queen of the ruling power of the world. This time, she married Uncle Sam. They have a playbook of successful strategies. British commanders, Biblically… Read more »

Bilejones
Member
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

You might listen to this from a couple of years ago.

https://www.unz.com/audio/gunsbutter_scapegoating-germany-406/

Goes into some details on Eisenhowers genocidal post war policies.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Disruptor
2 years ago

you people left out one little tidbit, that may be of relevance. just who displaced the millions of germans after the war, and forced them on a winter death march? come on, you know the answer, but you are all too intellectually dishonest to say it. lean in, and I’ll whisper in your ear…Stalin.

the level of wilful (or feigned) ignorance here is dispiriting.

Disruptor
Disruptor
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

You could start with the Rhineland Meadow genocide of Germans, conducted by The United States. Look into the Morgenthau Plan.

John Flynt
John Flynt
Reply to  sentry
2 years ago

“there are people within the republican party who oppose mainstream liberal ideas then that must mean they are nazis”

Are there? Who? Where? I’m not aware of any. If they exist they are isolated and alone, or they are so covert and efficient that this is all some master plan (its not…).

I know of an approved designated punching bag, Gosar. And even he doesn’t question the system’s assumptions.

sentry
sentry
Reply to  John Flynt
2 years ago

“Are there? Who? Where?”

there were during during trump days, that’s why they were called nazis

John Flynt
John Flynt
Reply to  sentry
2 years ago

That is not a helpful standard.

Nazi means bad in liberal speak. They can also use it against people like Dubya and then take it back. Its not that serious.

You mean like cheetoh puff’s buddy Van Jones? Trump days? Mhhmm the GOP is so different from those Elysian times, I’m sure.

MAGA are some of the biggest enablers of liberals, wokes, whatever you want to call them.

sentry
sentry
Reply to  John Flynt
2 years ago

you don’t need to be anti-liberal to be called nazi, simply disagreeing with them regarding a topic makes one a nazi.

trump is trash, but he opposed some liberal ideas so he’s a nazi.

do you need any other clarifications?

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  sentry
2 years ago

Where did I read the quote that, ‘…people can live without God, but never without the devil…’

Something along that line anyway. Didn’t sink in until recently with the Covid scamdemic and the repeated—and escalating—blaming of the “unvexx’d” for spreading the virus, instead of failed policy and understanding of our officials.

It’s all so tiresome.

Semi-Hemi
Semi-Hemi
2 years ago

Still don’t know what to make of Ted Cruz and his use of the word terrorist to describe the Jan 6th actors. Is there anybody in the senate who can be trusted? Tucker couldn’t get him to admit the truth, which is that he is something other than what a lot of us had hoped he was. Not sure what that is, but it sickened me to see it.

Marko
Marko
Reply to  Semi-Hemi
2 years ago

Ted Cruz, Gaetz, Hawley, Gosar, etc. all swore an oath to uphold muh constitution. The regime thinks that the J-6ers were trying to defy the constitution.

Bilejones
Member
Reply to  Semi-Hemi
2 years ago

Cruz is the weathervane. His function is to discern if Joe Normie will line up to restore “Normalcy” or if distrust is so high that other methods will be required.
It will be interesting to see the level of support for primarying the bastard prior to his 2024 re-election bid.

Carl B.
Carl B.
Reply to  Semi-Hemi
2 years ago

How about Ted Cruz is an oily scum bag politician whose only “principle” is Look Out For Number One?

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  Carl B.
2 years ago

You’re far too kind. Like all the rest, he’s a duplicitous traitor.

The Booby
The Booby
Reply to  Ostei Kozelskii
2 years ago

Yes, as an oily scumbag I resent being lumped in the same group as Ted Cruz. 😉

By the way, don’t vote!!! Let the GOP watch their assumed Nov 2022 landslide turn into a slap in the face. They’ve had 50 years of second chances to show some balls.

ProZNoV
ProZNoV
Reply to  The Booby
2 years ago

The only voting I’ll ever do is upvoting on this blog.

(And the very, VERY occasional downvotes for suspected Fed posters)

Eloi
Eloi
Reply to  Carl B.
2 years ago

100 percent agreed. After he got embarrassed by Trump, he realized that their was a market he could tap into. He went from mainline to a ‘hardcore’ type after his experience in the primaries. Give the scumbag credit, though, he did learn that the MAGA types will keep him in power. Most GOP Congressmen avoid it like the plague.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Semi-Hemi
2 years ago

“Still don’t know what to make of Ted Cruz and his use of the word terrorist to describe the Jan 6th actors. Is there anybody in the senate who can be trusted?”

It is pretty obvious what Cruz is.

It always has been.

Baby steps, SH, baby steps.

Evil Sandmich
Evil Sandmich
Reply to  Semi-Hemi
2 years ago

The lesson for me there is that even the “outer party” members of Congress do not fear the regime street enforcers (Antifa, BLM, etc.), at least not in an existential sense. I suppose they’re right; after all if the pussy hat brigade torched the capital the next day would be just another day, but if the Jannies had torched the capital the “next day” was going to be something entirely different.

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  Semi-Hemi
2 years ago

If you actually believe any Republic politician is on our side, you are a major chump. These people are all part of the anti-white Power Structure.

3g4me
3g4me
Reply to  Ostei Kozelskii
2 years ago

Ostei: Isn’t it ‘interesting’ how none of the purportedly ‘right wing’ repukes have had antifa demonstrate at their homes or try to break down their front doors? They at least did that (or so I read) to Tucker Carlson’s family – and I’m not a big Tucker fan. Anyone who’s won an election at the national level has taken money and favors and and is bought and paid for. The tragedy of flight 93 is that it didn’t hit its target.

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  3g4me
2 years ago

The only people who are truly on the Right, and who are on our side, are the paleocons and the DR. And none of them are Republicans.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Semi-Hemi
2 years ago

did you not know he is in the GOP?

Holy Moly
Holy Moly
Reply to  Semi-Hemi
2 years ago

There is nobody in politics that can be trusted. There. I said it.

Chet Rollins
Chet Rollins
2 years ago

In regards to Jason Stanley, he got dragged by Beattie in a legendary twitter thread when Jason posted his lackluster SAT score proudly.

And this guy is in Yale, which shows sociopathy is more important than brains in the elites.

Coalclinker
Coalclinker
2 years ago

You know, all of this January 6 stuff is really entertaining. Everywhere you read commie agitprop press it’s everywhere. I was reading about the real Brandon the other day- the NASCAR driver who got dragged into something he didn’t even do. Someone was going to sponsor his car and actually paint a “LBG” on it. NASCAR, or course, pooped out 10 litters of puppies and said we ain’t having that around here. The commentaries were worth a 12 pack and a fifth of 100 proof. ALL of them were wailing about evil Republicans and their insurrection, and they were telling… Read more »

Barnard
Barnard
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

The reason Brandon Brown was pursuing that sponsorship from an obscure cryptocurrency is that traditional NASCAR sponsors are shunning him because of the “Let’s Go Brandon” line. His only contribution to it has been winning the race and standing there while the brain dead NBC reporter told him they were shouting “let’s go Brandon.” A competent organization would help him line up other sponsors so he wouldn’t be in that situation. That’s not the Kwanzaa lovers at NASCAR. They would rather run a driver out of the sport than even meekly push back at their corporate sponsors.

Ben the Layabout
Ben the Layabout
Reply to  Barnard
2 years ago

Much the same can be said of nearly all media as well as politicians and to a lesser extent, perhaps much of the government “regulatory” apparatus with future career prospects and stock investments at state, of Big Pharma, especially re the Covid-19 “emergency” that allows favored markets and sometimes mandated uses for their product.

Carl B.
Carl B.
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

No matter how hard NASCAR kisses Negro/Queer ass the fans ain’t coming back. NASCAR, like “Our Democracy,” is as dead as a bag of hammers.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

honestly, i would rather watch a goldfish swim around its bowl, than a nascar “race”. it was crap before, and is crap now.

or lawn mower racing; i’d watch that before nascar, too.

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

Tell me about it. One Indy 500 race day—or day after, we were over to the BIL house for family get together and dinner. Lo and behold, he had recorded the Indy 500, and preceded to replay it on the TV for the whole family to watch! Three hours of silent, painful, boredom, narrated by the BIL of course. Near as I could tell, this was male bounding shit on her family side. Wife and I were newly married, but on the way home I read her the riot act. I said I’d never visit her brother again if he… Read more »

Coalclinker
Coalclinker
Reply to  Compsci
2 years ago

Anytime you’re at a family get-together, and someone insists on turning on the TV and playing it loud, you know you’re dealing with people of the IQ of a lump of coal.

mmack
mmack
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

“I was so amused that no one actually talked about how free enterprise works for NASCAR nowadays.” The example I like to use is NASCAR at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. They ran the first Brickyard 400 in 1994 to a full house (over 250K fans). When “The Split” occurred between the open wheel racing series of CART and the Indy Racing League in 1996 all the racing “pundits” warned people with ALL CERTAINTY that the Brickyard 400 was going to be a bigger event than the Indianapolis 500, just you watch! In 2003 I bought tickets for friends of ours… Read more »

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  mmack
2 years ago

What has most damaged auto racing is the elimination of the danger factor, and thus the masculine charisma that always underpinned the sport. Outside of sprint car racing, auto racing in AINO has been on the wane since the mid-70s, and F1 racing since the mid-90s.

Marko
Marko
2 years ago

Caught the first few minutes of the local FM news radio – the “conservative” one with the Sean Hannity show on in the afternoon – and the hosts were getting voice messages on their “open line” by normiecons saying the Capitol riot wasn’t all that it was made up to be. The cuck-twink who hosts the morning drive, and his brain-dead co-host, were replying to them to the tune of “If that’s not an insurrection, I don’t know what is”. Then a “Mmh-hmm, dictionary definition!” from his co-host. THIS was a dictionary definition of propaganda as laid down by their… Read more »

SidVic
SidVic
Reply to  Marko
2 years ago

Yeah, well jan 6 occurred with backdrop of BLM burning down whole cities for many months without a significant pushback. Even the sleepiest normie noted the magnitude of the different responses.

manc
manc
Reply to  SidVic
2 years ago

January 6 was a bunch of bozos getting manipulated into trashing a whorehouse. That’s it. Unfortunately the event served the regime’s interests to a tee.

Compsci
Compsci
Reply to  manc
2 years ago

There were of course, those first into the breach, but I also saw video’s of laughing “rioters”, graciously walking up the Capitol steps to be “waved” in by guards in uniform. Which side of the building, I can not say. But a “good time was had by all.” So what’s the point? Well, in a large crowd, those in the rear are not privy to the actions of the front. I can image dozens or hundreds in the back who’d never disobey a cop in uniform thinking as they moved forward that they were indeed allowed to enter the Capitol.… Read more »

Severian
2 years ago

Let me cite the First Rule of Clown World: no matter how fake and gay you think something’s going to be, it will always end up being so much faker and gayer. I figured the Insurrection Day memorial would be so fake and gay, Perez Hilton himself would beg them to tone it down… but even I couldn’t imagine that they’d break out a song and dance number. Like Africa, Clown World always wins. Well played, you crazy diamonds… well played.

Coalclinker
Coalclinker
Reply to  Severian
2 years ago

“….it will always end up being so much faker and gayer”
Because they are ALL fake and often very gay…..

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  Severian
2 years ago

Dis Is Clownworld, Kangs –

(With apologies to “Blood Diamonds”)

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Severian
2 years ago

The presence of Dick and Liz Cheney probably exceeded the HAMILTON performance in the humor department. Even five years ago, yesterday would have been too much for parody.

The Wild Geese Howard
The Wild Geese Howard
Reply to  Severian
2 years ago

Diamond on, you crazy shine!

Götterdamn-it-all
Götterdamn-it-all
2 years ago

“Liberal democracy is evolving a culture of permanent crisis to keep the believers engaged.”

Which is also why they will push the Branch Covidian cult to the max.

Outdoorspro
Outdoorspro
Reply to  Götterdamn-it-all
2 years ago

At this point it simply looks like they are holding on to the Covidian gig because nothing has yet come along to replace it. It feels pretty desperate. They have really, really tried to move climate change back up to the front, especially if they can tie it with Covid, but the normies just aren’t buying it anymore.

Once some new crisis comes along, they’ll move on.

Bruno the Arrogant
Bruno the Arrogant
2 years ago

Considering the left has been crying for a revolution for over a century, you have to laugh at their sanctimonious patriotism now that they’re actually getting one. Maybe it’s because they’ve realized that if there’s any revolution, they’ll be on the business end of it.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Bruno the Arrogant
2 years ago

The Left has won a revolution, or at least thinks it has, so now the pivot is to force all the unclean to be patriotic to “Our Democracy” because dissent is now evil. Of course, the dumpster fire neither can be ignored nor extinguished.

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  Jack Dobson
2 years ago

Dissent is domestic terrorism.

Now can you imagine Leftists in 1972 saying something like that?

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  Bruno the Arrogant
2 years ago

From your keyboard to God’s ear. I only wish that on January 6 there had not only been an actual insurrection, but that it had been successful. If it had been, a great many of the villains that bedevil our daily existence would no longer be among us.

Ben the Layabout
Ben the Layabout
Reply to  Ostei Kozelskii
2 years ago

If we ever get an(other) insurrection worthy of the term, it will be a most momentous period to live through. For a large fraction of the populace, alas “expire during” will be more accurate. 😡

David Wright
Member
2 years ago

The trauma still resides in me, triggered by that photo of the grandma serenely marching inside the velvet ropes taking it all in like the one last Capitol tour before she goes home. Wrinkled nazi.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  David Wright
2 years ago

That haughty air!
Like a conquering queen, admiring that mountain of skulls!

How could she?
HOW COULD SHE!!

Moran ya Simba
Moran ya Simba
2 years ago

Just reading the headlines of the links provided are white-pilling me (and making me chuckle lol):

“◾Salon: Republican voters don’t actually “believe” the Big Lie about January 6 — they’re in on the con”

People THIS insane cannot stay in power. God, logic, whatever, will not allow that. They are too ridiculous to remain scary. There is no way in sweet hell this regime will not fall. No one will put up with Goofy in charge. They are toast, they must be.

Coalclinker
Coalclinker
Reply to  Moran ya Simba
2 years ago

Democratic Communists just can’t fathom that no one cares about anything they have to say. That leads me to asking them question: When are you puss#es actually going to try to do something to us?

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

You nailed it. These Marxists wannabes are outraged that people either ignore them or laugh at them. They will be noticed and respected or you must die. Sick fucks, to be blunt, sociopathic narcissists to a person. Remove yourself from them and from your lives to the fullest extent you can.

Moss
Member
Reply to  Jack Dobson
2 years ago

“Respect my authori-tie!!!!!!”

Lucius Sulla
Lucius Sulla
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

Given that they are drama queens, they assume everyone must be paying attention to them.

Paintersforms
Paintersforms
Reply to  Moran ya Simba
2 years ago

You’d think it would take, at the very most, 1 in 5 ignoring them to put an end to it.

I go back and forth on why that isn’t happening. Is it because the will to ignore is lacking? The temptation to believe that is great. Or are they, like a psycho ex, doing whatever it takes to keep the public’s attention? In that case, being more assertively indifferent, let’s say, would be in order.

Idk, my opinion depends on my mood, honestly, but I’m pretty sure it’s one or the other.

Severian
Reply to  Paintersforms
2 years ago

“Aggressive indifference” has become my motto of late. What I’m going for is that “Oh, that’s so nice, dear!” thing that mothers used to do with small children. “Look at this picture I colored, Mommy!” “Oh, that’s so nice, dear!”… even as she’s still washing the dishes or folding the laundry or whatever. But, you know, super patronizing. “Lookit me! I’m just got my fourth booster shot and I’m wearing three masks while sitting alone in my car!” “Oh, that’s so nice, dear!” It drives them absolutely around the bend, but they can’t figure out why. See also a genius… Read more »

Moran ya Simba
Moran ya Simba
Reply to  Paintersforms
2 years ago

Most ppl are still sheep. But this is so surreal that the true believers are opening themselves up to ridicule. And when people laugh at you, your power is slipping. Eventually, even the dimmest sheep will realize that these ppl are delusional.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Moran ya Simba
2 years ago

It is all fun and games until it isn’t. A White Pill from the not-so-distant future, coming to a wall near you:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKyyYbMx6YM

Dino the Isaurian
Dino the Isaurian
2 years ago

The irony of JanSix as the democrats’ Reichstag fire is completely lost on them.

Bartleby the Scrivner
Bartleby the Scrivner
Reply to  Dino the Isaurian
2 years ago

Supposedly there are 14,000 hours of video from the area/festivities.

Anyone care to make a guess as to how much will be released, if any?

Dinothedoxie
Dinothedoxie
Reply to  Bartleby the Scrivner
2 years ago

You’d think that with 14,000 hours of material to work with they could edit it down to a few minute long clips to push their agenda.

Apparently not. Which is pretty amazing.

Bilejones
Member
Reply to  Dinothedoxie
2 years ago

They’re still working on all the video’s that they confiscated of the plane that hit the Pentagram.

Give em time.

Paintersforms
Paintersforms
Reply to  Bilejones
2 years ago

The Pentagram, ha!

Coalclinker
Coalclinker
Reply to  Bartleby the Scrivner
2 years ago

They are so incompetent that I knew they screwed up when the video we did see entailed their black n’ tans police pulling back the barricades and waving those people in. I was going like, “Are you kidding me?”

Anonymous White Male
Anonymous White Male
Reply to  Bartleby the Scrivner
2 years ago

Surely they can splice in some of the “peaceful protests” from Seattle, Minneapolis, Utopia, etc. They can also show an “expert’s” theory about how the racist Ashli Babbitt shot the aspiring rapper Michael Byrd, aka Da Byrdman.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Anonymous White Male
2 years ago

Don’t discount it, and don’t discount that a third or more of the populace of the dying Banana Empire will believe it.

Mow Noname
Mow Noname
Reply to  Jack Dobson
2 years ago

Main take away from the Wuhan Flu: you can fool some of the people ALL of the time.

Dennis Roe
Dennis Roe
Reply to  Bartleby the Scrivner
2 years ago

They’re filed away with Epsteins home movies, at the Smithsonian.

Hun
Hun
2 years ago

Kids will be learning about the Jan 6 Insurrection in schools for as long as the empire will exist. Museums will be built and school trips will be regularly made to them.

KGB
KGB
Reply to  Hun
2 years ago

AOC’s moistened panties, inside a temperature controlled glass case, will be a favorite stop during the tour.

Chet Rollins
Chet Rollins
Reply to  KGB
2 years ago

AOC’s rage is she didn’t get what she’s wanted from her boyfriend for ages, a strong man storming in and ravishing her.

Marko
Marko
Reply to  Chet Rollins
2 years ago

Her ginger BF has stormed in with lattes, though

Anonymous White Male
Anonymous White Male
Reply to  Marko
2 years ago

Her ginger BF has minced in with lattes, though. There. Fixed it for you.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  KGB
2 years ago

if you put a quarter in, you can get a whiff of them.

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

Bloody hell………

Coalclinker
Coalclinker
Reply to  KGB
2 years ago

One of these days the most favorite thing will be a picture of AOC or any of them for that manner ending up like hanging around a gas station just like Mussolini did on April 29, 1945.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

with a big cucumber stuffed in her ass.

Coalclinker
Coalclinker
Reply to  Hun
2 years ago

” Kids will be learning about the Jan 6 Insurrection in schools for as long as the empire will exist.” When HALF of the people come right out and say ” The January 6 Insurrection” is a Government pysop fake-flag lie, the empire is finished. There won’t be any kiddies being brainwashed much longer because that edifice of rot will be gone too. There won’t be any museums built because every Democrat Sh@thole city where they have those will look like Beirut, and their constituents will have long since looted anything of value they had there. The only question left… Read more »

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

when the shooting starts, the regime will have whatever man power it can muster, pinned down in the cities. and that’s when their people in the field are wiped out. followed by sieges on the cities. no one is going to fight and die for this crew, no one.

most likely the biden admin personnel will be gunned down immediately (by a counter faction of the inner party) once shooting starts.

Coalclinker
Coalclinker
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

Well I figure the first thing to happen is the South cuts off all energy to Commie Land, and disconnects their power grid from them. I don’t think they even have one oil refinery up there
Another thing is, they can’t even make guns like they did in 1861 to 1865. Most of those companies moved South of the Ohio awhile back. Had something to do with making those evil black rifles that honkies like to buy.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

oh yeah, they will be shut down very quickly, then killed in place.

Carl B.
Carl B.
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

Careful. North Carolina’s largest gun shop is full of joggers buying AR’s. When “civil unrest” finally arrives it’s gonna be a doozy.

Evil Sandmich
Evil Sandmich
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

You never know what X is going to be, and thus why they have to go full totalitarian lest some outlet be discovered. As an example, during Covid 2020 my state stopped issuing temp tags to sold cars as the DMVs were shuttered. Or something, I think, and therein lies the issue as towards the end of 2020 probably 10% of the cars had no plates at all and no one really knew why. It’s a short trip from there to everyone saying “F it” and not putting any plates on their car. They pulled up on the throttle before… Read more »

The Wild Geese Howard
The Wild Geese Howard
Reply to  Evil Sandmich
2 years ago

Here in Hochulstan the done thing is to simply let the vinyl wrap peel off the bare aluminum plate, making the numbers very low-contrast and difficult to read.

This is in spite of the fact the state DMV site offers free replacement for decayed plates and stern admonitions about driving around with decayed license plates.

KGB
KGB
Reply to  Evil Sandmich
2 years ago

TWGH, up your way have the Puerto Ricans taken to putting Puerto Rico tags on the fronts of their cars? I have no idea why they’re allowed to do that…apart from the fact that they’re our new overlords.

Banana Boat
Banana Boat
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago
Steve
Steve
Reply to  Banana Boat
2 years ago

On the plus side of the column, that area is prone to violent earthquakes.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Coalclinker
2 years ago

Compare and contrast how the Soviet Union left Afghanistan with how the United States did. The same difference will hold when the United States collapses.

Dinothedoxie
Dinothedoxie
Reply to  Hun
2 years ago

Kids will be learning about the Jan 6 Insurrection in schools for as long as the empire will exist.

Britain had the gunpowder plot.

AINO has the graybeard flop.

Perhaps a few centuries on cool kids will wear masks of Trump as protest against the regime.

Evil Sandmich
Evil Sandmich
Reply to  Dinothedoxie
2 years ago

As Severian say: faker and gayer, or FNG. Even with full control of all information inputs it’s a hard sell to get people to believe that they’re the Chinese guy stopping the column of tanks when all the pictures are of them driving people over with their tanks.

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2 years ago

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usNthem
usNthem
2 years ago

That’s a ton of takes on a fake tragedy today. I look forward to listening this afternoon as I sip some tequila.

Falcone
Falcone
2 years ago

Hope this is a good one. This will be my first Power Hour listened to with headphones while putting around on my Gravely zero turn mowing the yard.

This is exciting !

ChetRollins
ChetRollins
2 years ago

Didn’t think it was possible, but the Jan. 6 performances were even faker and gayer than I anticipated.

KGB
KGB
Reply to  ChetRollins
2 years ago

I inadvertently suffered through 2-3 minutes of NBC coverage at dinner time. It was like peering into the mind of someone on a bad acid trip. These people should be wearing robes and sipping cocoa inside an institution.

Dinothedoxie
Dinothedoxie
Reply to  KGB
2 years ago

The headlines Apple pushed onto my phone about JanSix had me laughing out loud several times yesterday,

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  KGB
2 years ago

Once it is seen it cannot be unseen. The Regime has two options: kill those who “incorrectly” saw it or surrender. They can do neither.

David Wright
Member
Reply to  ChetRollins
2 years ago

Kamala’s dramatic reading was the winner. Just the right amount of tearing and lip biting. Like high school children forced to read their MLK day essays.

karl von hungus
karl von hungus
Reply to  David Wright
2 years ago

i was disappointed she wasn’t in costume.

maybe a nice Snow White outfit?

Coalclinker
Coalclinker
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

The only thing that skank is fit for is a new set of knee pads every now and then, and maybe a pack of wet wipes to freshen up afterwards.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  karl von hungus
2 years ago

She should have worn fishnets, heels and a low-cut halter top to show off her sagging boobs. This is known as playing yourself in acting.

Marko
Marko
Reply to  David Wright
2 years ago

She had practice, faking orgasms for ol’ Willie

Maniac
Maniac
Reply to  David Wright
2 years ago

She actually compared January 6th to Pearl Harbor. She needs to be slapped.

Alzaebo
Alzaebo
Reply to  Maniac
2 years ago

Liz Cheney should’ve added in a video clip of dancing Israelis.

Jack Dobson
Jack Dobson
Reply to  Alzaebo
2 years ago

It is always good to have an AIPAC stooge attendant at the latest assault on Heritage Americans. The Cheneys probably had their Swiss accounts refilled. One hopes the cucks go their eyes full when the war criminal vice president they supported attended a rally calling for their genocide but cucks are stupid.

Ostei Kozelskii
Member
Reply to  Maniac
2 years ago

Slapped with a 2 x 4.

Ben the Layabout
Ben the Layabout
Reply to  Maniac
2 years ago

I thought it was to The Holocaust®. I wish they would at least be consistent in their hyperbole. 🙂