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Russia insists ‘we don’t want wars’ as it ponders Ukraine-NATO answer
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Michigan high school shooter Ethan Crumbley will use 'insanity' defense after pleading not guilty to murdering four classmates and injuring dozens
Why is 'insanity' still a defense?
Because someone incapable of recognizing reality can’t make reasoned decisions. The thing is, whether the plea is innocent by reason of insanity or guilty but insane, the sentence is the same — a long time in prison, hopefully one that has a mental ward separate from the rest of the prisoners. And hopefully one where a real psychiatrist oversees the medications and the prisoners are supervised to make sure they actually take their meds every day.
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley, 15, will use 'insanity' as a defense after pleading not guilty to charges made against him for the massacre

  • Crumbley's attorney filed a notice to perform a psychiatric evaluation on the teen which will determine if he understands the weight of his actions

  • If found not guilty, Crumbley will be referred to a state psychiatric center for custody and further evaluation

  • He is being charged as an adult for his alleged involvement in the Oxford High School shooting on November 30 that killed four students and injured several others

  • A new lawsuit has since been filed over the massacre blaming school officials and Crumbley's parents Jennifer and James for their negligence

  • Both parents have been charged with involuntary manslaughter after they allegedly gave Crumbley the gun he used as a Christmas present
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [47 views] Top|| File under:


-Great Cultural Revolution
Sean Penn, 61, claims 'cowardly genes' lead to men wearing skirts... as he talks masculinity in American culture becoming 'quite feminized'
e's not wrong when e's right.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 00:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [234 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Careful there, laddie... a man's a man for aul that
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 1:27 Comments || Top||

#2  How far down have we gone?

Well.....Sean Penn is now macho.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 10:06 Comments || Top||

#3  Want macho masculine movie characters? See: movies of Clint Eastwood, Jason Statham and the like. See movies from screenplays by David Mamet. See movies directed by Michael Mann.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 10:09 Comments || Top||

#4 
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 10:38 Comments || Top||

#5  To handle Madonna back in the day, I'm sure he NEEDED to be macho.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 01/29/2022 11:16 Comments || Top||

#6  The Fast and Furious series is Pearl Harbor with cars.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 11:16 Comments || Top||

#7 

Penn Saves New Orleans



Posted by: KBK || 01/29/2022 18:37 Comments || Top||

#8  You might want to take that up with the Matriarchy.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/29/2022 18:40 Comments || Top||

#9  Jeff Spicoli's Cajun Vacation is one of my favorites.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 18:41 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
'Bette Midler, kiss her hiney': West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice holds up his dog's BUTT at the end of his state of the state address after the actress branded state 'backward'
For some people, any attention is good.
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice
    ...currently a Trump Republican, Big Jim switched to the Democratic Party to run for governor in 2016, then returned to the Republican fold seven months after being sworn in. He subsequently beat the Democratic candidate for the office in 2020. Born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he turned the family ag. and coal millions into $1.2 billion before turning his attention to politics...
    concluded his state of the state address Thursday by lifting up his English Bulldog Babydog and showing off her butt

  • The gesture was meant as a message to actress Bette Midler

  • 'They never believed in West Virginia. That we could do it. They told every bad joke in the world about us,' Justice said

  • 'And so from that standpoint, Babydog tells Bette Midler and all those out there, "kiss her hiney,"' he added

  • Midler made disparaging comments about West Virginia following Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin's refusal to support Build Back Better

  • 'He wants us all to be just like his state, West Virginia. Poor, illiterate and strung out,' she said of Manchin

  • On Friday she hit back and tweeted '...I’d say his dog’s ass would make a better Governor than him'
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [90 views] Top|| File under:

#1  People need to be reminded that they can be hit in the mouth these days. The internet have made people think they can say anything and there are no consequences.
Posted by: Chris || 01/29/2022 8:48 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Philadelphia Pizza with extra lead
[NYP] A pizza deliveryman shot a would-be carjacker six times in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood on Thursday night, cops said.

The 39-year-old pizza guy was delivering food on H Street just before 7:40 p.m. when an armed man approached him and tried to steal his car, WPVI-TV reported.

The pizza man, who had a concealed carry permit, drew his gun and blasted the 23-year-old attacker, cops told the station. The failed thief returned fire but didn’t hit the victim, WPVI said.

The would-be carjacker was driven to Temple University Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, according to the station.

There have already been 90 carjackings in Philadelphia this year as officials in the City of Brotherly Love ramp up patrols to fight a surge in vehicle crime, WPVI stated.

Last year, there were 757 carjackings — up from 404 in 2020, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Thursday’s shooting was the second time this month a potential carjacking victim flipped the script and opened fire on the person trying to steal their car.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 09:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [247 views] Top|| File under:

#1  A pizza deliveryman shot a would-be carjacker six times

Must have been head shots. Deliveryman needs to concentrate on vital bodily organs.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 10:11 Comments || Top||

#2  .22?
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 01/29/2022 10:51 Comments || Top||

#3  If the deliveryman works for a national pizza chain he will likely be fired - most prohibit armed self-defense on the job.
Posted by: Glenmore || 01/29/2022 11:07 Comments || Top||

#4  /\ Yes, his delivery career is likely over.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 11:08 Comments || Top||

#5  but he still has his car
Posted by: Frank G || 01/29/2022 11:10 Comments || Top||

#6  and his life
Posted by: Frank G || 01/29/2022 11:13 Comments || Top||

#7  Waiting for charges to be filed...on the deliveryman.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 01/29/2022 11:17 Comments || Top||

#8  wasn't their a pizza delivery girl who shot a robber in Atlanta a few years ago? I think she kept her job after an outcry for being fired after shooting said robber.
Posted by: Chris || 01/29/2022 13:15 Comments || Top||

#9  Just imagine the memes playing on the Domino's logo (think: bullet holes...)
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 14:14 Comments || Top||

#10  What happened to the pizza?
Posted by: Slappy || 01/29/2022 16:54 Comments || Top||

#11  In Soviet Philadelphia, Pizza Guy delivers you.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 18:39 Comments || Top||


ATF Raids Property of Amish Farmer
[ZERO] Gun control, another one of the seemingly empty promises made during the 2020 presidential campaign, was a core component of the Biden platform. Capitalizing on the left's illogical criticism of the second amendment, Biden's proposals ranged from everything to an assault rifle ban to a tax placed on certain gun owners. Though the Biden Administration has yet to achieve the fullest extent of its expressed intent, the political climate this cultivated has advanced anti-gun initiatives taken by state and local governments as illustrated by a recent San Jose, California ordinance which would require gun owners to purchase liability insurance. Its commitment to infringe citizens' second amendment right under the pretense of reducing gun violence has failed miserably, with gun-related crimes in places like New York City necessitating a meeting between Biden and the city's mayor due for next week.

While the Biden Administration hasn't been able to make a dent against the rising tide of violent crime across America that hasn't subsided following the easing of social unrest in the wake of the 2020 election cycle as many optimistically predicted, it has been successful in seizing weapons from law abiding citizens. A recent raid by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives ("ATF") proves that point in spades. ATF executed an operation in the Leacock Township of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania against what it perceives as one of the nation's greatest threats: the Amish. Sarcasm aside, the raid on Amish dairy farmer Reuben King's Cattail Foundry property followed what the ATF described as evidence of an ongoing investigation.

King has claimed that though he is a gun collector himself who occasionally sells weapons, offering little insight into the potential of a greater criminal conspiracy that may have prompted the raid. To his point, the ATF has not made any arrests nor filed any charges against King following the raid. The lack of charges is rather curious as King himself has stated that he has sold guns from his personal collection without any license.

Tips offered to local media in the Lancaster area suggested that King may have sold upwards of 600 weapons, a claim the farmer has succinctly dismissed. King added that he has not sold any pistols, as his collection is a procurement of rifles he has sold to other Amish in the community for the purpose of hunting. Being Amish himself, King stated he did not advertise nor conduct any sales online given the group's exclusionary beliefs on modern technology that would be necessary to do so.

Despite the apparent impetus of the ATF raid may have been connected to King's lack of a federal firearms seller license, the federal Gun Control Act dictates no specific terms on when that type of license is required.

Internal documents from the ATF have conveyed that the Biden Administration has created a record of over 54 million firearm owners across the country. This database was compiled using a provision in the Gun Control Act of 1968 which requires any gun store that closes its business to report records of its transactions to the ATF. It's unclear how the ATF's record-keeping may have factored into the raid it conducted against King. That 1968 gun control legislation was recently cited in the Department of Justice's new rule requiring those who are federally licensed gun dealers to have increased storage and safety requirements on site at their dealerships which goes into effect on February 3rd.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 01:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [212 views] Top|| File under:

#1  All I am going to say is?
"AMISH GUN COLLECTING FARMER"
Yeah UH-HUH
Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/29/2022 5:29 Comments || Top||

#2  They do own rifles to protect their livestock from predators. Strangest ways you pick up that kind of info.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/29/2022 8:21 Comments || Top||

#3  Trying to start another Ruby Ridge?
Posted by: Chris || 01/29/2022 8:46 Comments || Top||

#4  Was this the guy we saw with ball and power rifles?
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 9:50 Comments || Top||

#5  may be, As you know the Amish tend to stick to simpler stuff, except for the cell phones anf computers of course.
Posted by: Chris || 01/29/2022 15:35 Comments || Top||

#6  My older sister looked into starting to breed cats and dogs while living on the East Coast. She had some stories about the ethics of "Amish puppy mill" owners and how their business practices produced 'damaged goods'... Not good stories at all.
Posted by: magpie || 01/29/2022 20:32 Comments || Top||


Treasury reconsiders IRS' use of facial recognition company ID.me
[FoxNews] But you shouldn't have to show ID to vote, right?
The Treasury Department is reassessing the Internal Revenue Service’s use of third-party facial recognition software ID.me for access to taxpayer accounts amid growing concerns about the company's privacy practices.

A department official told FOX Business on Friday that Treasury and the IRS are exploring alternatives to ID.me. Bloomberg first reported the news.

"The IRS is consistently looking for ways to make the filing process more secure," spokeswoman Alexandra LaManna said in a statement to FOX Business. "But to be clear, no American is required to take a selfie in order to file their tax return."

The IRS had previously announced that beginning in summer 2022, users who need to log on to the agency's website to access the Child Tax Credit Update Portal, check online accounts, get their tax transcript, receive an Identity Protection PIN or view an online payment agreement will need to create an account with identity verification company ID.me.

Existing online accounts, which currently only require a simple email and password to access, will no longer work beginning this summer, the IRS said. At that point, users will be required to create an account with ID.me.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [139 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I'm gonna see if I can bitch about it with some local CPA groups, maybe even the Board - this shit's just too much.
Posted by: Raj || 01/29/2022 1:17 Comments || Top||

#2  If we pretended that our government actually worked FOR us, we'd say this move was tone-deaf.

Since we know our government actually works AGAINST us, we all know this was intentional and for nefarious purposes.
Posted by: Crusader || 01/29/2022 1:26 Comments || Top||

#3  If my password is compromised I can change it. What happens when (not if) the IRS loses my biometric data?
Posted by: Angstrom || 01/29/2022 9:48 Comments || Top||

#4  Wait til the IRS learns how to apply AI algorithms.

Are they trying to create a grey economy here -- like the ones that account for up to 40% of all economic activity in most of the world's nations?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 9:50 Comments || Top||



-War on Police-
Florida cop fired for tasering a wheelchair-bound man FOUR times at point-blank range who was not 'resisting' arrest
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news] Have to chase him far?
  • A Florida police officer has been fired after tasering a wheelchair-bound man four times at point-blank range during a June arrest

  • Police body-camera video showed St. Petersburg Police Officer Matthew Cavinder as he deployed his Taser gun on 64-year-old Timothy Grant

  • Grant had been sitting in a wheelchair outside a gas station on June 20 when he was arrested for five open warrants

  • Cavinder later wrote a report that claimed Grant was resisting arrest with violence, however'Mr. Grant was not resisting with violence,' officials said

  • 'This will not and cannot be tolerated here at St. Petersburg PD, and as long as I'm the chief here, it will not be tolerated,' said Police Chief Anthony Holloway

  • Cavinder had been an officer with the department since March 23, 2020
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I admit I have not watched the video, but from the headline, this smells like a George Floydish media event in progress:
Cop, taser, wheelchair, FOUR, point-blank range, not 'resisting'

As I understand, a taser has two modes. There is the familiar EnoughOfYourBullshite-ZZZZT mode that results in flopping on the ground, but there is also a direct contact 'drive' mode that gives a painful shock to help encourage with compliance.

Current theory of the crime: Wheelchair Guy was being a jerk while getting arrested for open warrants.

OK, I watched the video. It is bodycam footage and not the expected bystander cellphone vid which is a plus. Taser in drive mode: check. Wheelchair Guy may not have been 'resisting' in the sense of exchanging rounds with the cops, but he was not cooperating. At one point, WG tells the cops he can walk.

This is basically the George Floyd scenario - cops trying stuff uncooperative, intoxicated individual in the patrol car without success. I expect it will evolve in the same way.

tl;dr: White cop, black guy, guilty as charged
Posted by: SteveS || 01/29/2022 12:18 Comments || Top||

#2  If this Son of Floyd incident distracts our insane elites from starting a war over that Ukrainian Shithole, I'm all for it. WG Matters!
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 12:42 Comments || Top||

#3  What does it say about the fitness level of today's law enforcement if they need to use a taser to control an unarmed 64 year old in a wheelchair?
Posted by: jpal || 01/29/2022 13:51 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Trump administration 'compiled secret list' to decide which nations would receive COVID vaccine first: Allies were placed at the top ahead of poorer more desperate countries
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news] Isn't that the way it's supposed to be?
Sure. Limited supplies at first go to those who can pay in cash or in kind, thus financing increased production. This is the power of capitalism.
  • Confidential vaccine distribution list developed under former President Trump

  • Administration prepared a secret list of which nations would get the doses first

  • It placed allied nations ahead of poorer ones with greater needs

  • The secret list was drawn up during the second half of 2020 and prioritized nations based on their strategic relationship with the U.S.

  • First on the list were allies, including Israel, Taiwan, South Korea, Canada, and several European nations, despite having perfectly good health-care systems

  • The countries also had their own financial resources to buy their own doses and had good infrastructure for it to be distributed

  • Next on the list were countries involved with the development of the vaccine

  • Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, a public–private global health partnership with the goal of increasing access to immunization in poor countries, was third on the list

  • Fourth came all the other countries that were not already in any other category

  • The Trump plan never went into action because the Biden administration came to power before the vaccination effort had been fully set up
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [178 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I would agree with the "initial" selectivity process.

Rule #1 You take care of yourself and Family, before you take others.

NOTE: We are talking the initial development and release of a experimental VAX, not whether the country had a "...perfectly good health-care systems" .

Where was the Pfizer and BioNTech VAX initially made?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/29/2022 5:46 Comments || Top||

#2  "In the event that the oxygen masks deploy, adults should place their own mask on their face first, then help children put on masks." There's a reason for that...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 6:34 Comments || Top||

#3  More desperate? Did they vote with the US in the UN? Send them a book on "How to Make Friends and Influence People".
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/29/2022 8:25 Comments || Top||

#4  Not only did Biden save the world, but also - OrangeManBad, still.
Posted by: Bobby || 01/29/2022 8:37 Comments || Top||

#5  I'm trying to figure out what's wrong in such a list.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/29/2022 9:44 Comments || Top||

#6  Should have prioritized sending it to our enemies.
Posted by: Angstrom || 01/29/2022 9:49 Comments || Top||

#7  I'm trying to figure out what's wrong in such a list.

Those complaining weren't on the list.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 9:57 Comments || Top||

#8  ^ yes. Look at the death rates as of last September for Israel (61% double-vaccinated rate) and for the Palestinian Territories (17% double vaccinated rate): 0.079% for each. Identical.

The death rates are likely even worse for Israel now. The number of adverse side effects in Israel is soaring.

So actually, OrangeMan had it backwards: the jab is our era's version of smallpox blankets.

Live and learn, I guess.
Or not
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 9:57 Comments || Top||

#9  Because the only time somebody considers Algeria as a top tier medical researcher is when Fauci needs to torture puppies without breaking the law?

Limited medical supplies go to those who can produce more medical supplies. Let me know when Somalia is in that group.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 10:58 Comments || Top||


-War on Police-
Get your hand out of your pocket and drop the knife: Bodycam footage shows NINE cops surround and gun down man armed with a boxcutter in hail of bullets on Nashville highway
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Landon Eastep, 37, was shot and killed by nine law enforcement officers while walking along a Nashville highway carrying a boxcutter Thursday afternoon

  • Video footage recorded by a witness, police bodycam and highway surveillance recorded the moment of the deadly encounter

  • Police say Eastep was shot after he quickly pulled an unknown 'silver, shiny cylindrical object' from his pocket holding the boxcutter in the other hand

  • His sister-in-law Samantha McGill-Barge claims that he was 'unjustly executed with over 20 shots in very close range' and 'killed in cold blood'
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [192 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Algebra dropout.
Didn't realize numerical superiority.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 0:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Pulling the box cutter out of his pocket was a huge mistake. One Landon is not likely to make again.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 1:14 Comments || Top||

#3  Suicide by cop.

Tennessee officers pleaded with man to drop box cutter before fatal shooting
Posted by: Frank G || 01/29/2022 5:59 Comments || Top||

#4  I recall box cutters worked well enough on some airplanes on 9/11.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/29/2022 8:26 Comments || Top||

#5  The police had other options. Killing him should have been the last.
Posted by: Xyz || 01/29/2022 8:26 Comments || Top||

#6  Go watch this and you'll start to understand why these idiots get shot.

How do police make shooting decisions?
Posted by: Silentbrick || 01/29/2022 9:06 Comments || Top||

#7  You go watch the video. Especially the final seconds. How many rounds go off when he is down? Unprofessional. Nine shooters? Heh.
Posted by: Xyz || 01/29/2022 9:50 Comments || Top||

#8  One of the most famous studies of obedience in psychology was carried out by Stanley Milgram, a psychologist at Yale University. He conducted an experiment focusing on the conflict between obedience to authority and personal conscience.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 9:59 Comments || Top||

#9  Everybody wants a righteous shoot in their personnel jacket.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 10:02 Comments || Top||

#10  It has been known for some time that Professor Milgram overstated the results of his experiments, which were not properly executed.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/29/2022 11:01 Comments || Top||

#11  Sounds like a failure to communicate.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 01/29/2022 11:20 Comments || Top||

#12  Going to guess the tox screen will point to other than a caffeine overload.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 11:24 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Biden warns he will deploy troops WITHOUT NATO's backing: President issues limp declaration that he will move 'not too many' troops to Eastern Europe 'in the near term' but not as part of NATO force as members fail to agree on action
  • Joe Biden on Friday evening said that he would be moving some troops to Eastern Europe - but 'not too many' - as tensions mount in Ukraine

  • Landing back in Washington DC after a trip to Pittsburgh, the president said that the troops would be moved 'in the near term', but did not say when

  • Hours earlier Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelensky, said that the world was overreacting to the threat of a Russian invasion of his country

  • Zelensky chided world leaders for their public statements, saying 'we don't need this panic' and condemning the withdrawal of diplomats

  • Chairman of Joint Chiefs Gen Milley warned of 'horrific' consequences if Russia put its 100,000-plus force to work on an invasion

  • Russia has amassed more than 100,000 troops around Ukraine after a steady buildup in the region and may be planning an invasion in February

  • UK intelligence source suggested Putin will continue massing forces for 'two or three weeks' before attacking

  • Attack could come from Belarus aimed at Kiev, coupled with amphibious assault from Crimea on port city of Odessa, before the troops roll in from the east
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 08:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [246 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life, & Kleptocrats

#1  ...I've got a bad feeling about this...

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 01/29/2022 10:42 Comments || Top||

#2  The Erdogan model.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 10:43 Comments || Top||

#3  Beginning to make LBJ in Vietnam look like a military genius.
Posted by: Tom || 01/29/2022 11:44 Comments || Top||

#4  LBJ inherited Viet Nam. Joe is trying to start from scratch.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 11:47 Comments || Top||

#5  General Mills calling it a Cold War Buildup.

Bunch of cold war geriatric flags wanting to get their Russia Fight on.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 12:00 Comments || Top||

#6  Biden can send the entirety for the US 5th Army because it won't make a difference as long as the crazies running Ukraine's militias don't fire on Russian troops.
Posted by: badanov || 01/29/2022 12:43 Comments || Top||

#7  You don't invade a country like Ukraine with 100,000 troops.
Relax a bit.
Posted by: European Conservative || 01/29/2022 12:51 Comments || Top||

#8  That quip about levying sanctions against Russia for not attacking was solid gold.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 12:58 Comments || Top||

#9  Tend to agree with EC here. The real danger is that we have a blithering idiot in the White House.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/29/2022 12:59 Comments || Top||

#10  If there is a coherent thought process at work here I suspect the plan is: 1- WH and MSM talk up an imminent attack 2- Putin doesn't attack and 3- WH and MSM claim that the only reason Putin didn't attack was Biden's firm resolve in the face of aggression, etc. 4- Biden's poll numbers go up.

For the downside of this strategy, see The Bedford Incident. Captain: "If he fires one, I'll fire one!" Crewman: "Fire One!"

Posted by: Matt || 01/29/2022 13:51 Comments || Top||

#11  "Relax a bit" is more or less what Zelensky has been telling everyone, Brandon included.

This is all a huge head fake by Putin. Again.

There won't be an invasion-- that would have happened many months ago if that had been Putin's intention.

Relax.

Negotiate a settlement that protects our interests while recognizing Russia's.

Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 13:57 Comments || Top||

#12  You don't invade a country like Ukraine with 100,000 troops.
Relax a bit.


True. And good advice in general. But permit me to play Devil's Advocate:
The Brandon Admin has already primed us that Russia might do a false flag op against their own troops.
100K troops is not enough for action, but it is a big enough mass that if a small band went off on a side quest nobody would miss them. They suit up in Ukraine jerseys, trade a few rounds with the Rus and fade back into the night. "Nope, wasn't us. We're right here!"
In the meantime, the temperature rises...
Posted by: SteveS || 01/29/2022 17:47 Comments || Top||

#13  It looks like you are starting a war.

Would you like help?

()Get help with justification

()Just start the war

<>don't show me this tip again
Posted by: Milley || 01/29/2022 18:34 Comments || Top||

#14  Complete, total shitshow.

The leader of a shambolic third world non-democracy tells our president - C-in-C of the most powerful military the world's ever seen, Leader of the Free World - to "calm down."
a CNN report based on anonymous sources described the call as frustrating and tedious, featuring harried warnings from Biden that Kyiv would be “sacked” and exasperated requests from Zelensky for the president to “calm down.”

Got that? We're being dictated to, told to mind our manners, by a comedian who heads one of the world's most incompetent and corrupt regimes!

And he's RIGHT.

Because our leader is a senile muppet who, even when he had full control of his faculties, was a lying POS buffoon, a corrupt old hack and lifelong blowhard, whose son was taking in a small fortune from Ukraine's dysfunction and disarray.

For shame. SHAME.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 21:11 Comments || Top||


U.S. Considers Backing an Insurgency if Russia Invades Ukraine
[Strategic Culture] Biden’s threat of unprecedented, harsh sanctions however, has brought forth a warning of a completely unexpected source — as both the U.S. Treasury and the State Department have warned Blinken that the envisaged sanctions would hurt U.S. allies (i.e. Europeans) more than they would hurt Russia, and that their imposition could even trigger a counter-productive global economic crisis that would touch both the U.S. and European consumer, via increased energy prices — thus giving a sharp kick to already record U.S. inflation rates.
Senior Biden inter-agency advisors remain silent.
In short, Europe might also face a U.S.-led insurgency war fought from its territory, spilling over and across other states; giving birth to a new breed of radical ’jihadis’, and dilating around Europe. And to yet a new wave of sophisticated weaponry (as happened in the wake of the Afghan war) circulating amongst opposition groups, as Stinger missiles were sold on to who knows whom (and then had later to be bought back from them).

In a likely planted piece, the NY Times reports that:
For years, U.S. officials have tiptoed around the question of how much military support to provide to Ukraine, for fear of provoking Russia.

Now, in what would be a major turnaround, senior Biden administration officials are warning that the United States could throw its weight behind a Ukrainian insurgency should Putin invade Ukraine.

How the United States, which just exited two decades of war in Afghanistan, might pivot to funding and supporting an insurgency from just finishing one — is still being worked out: "Biden has not determined how the United States might arm insurgents in Ukraine; or, who would conduct the guerrilla war against Russian military occupation. Nor is it clear what Russia’s next move might be ... But Biden Administration officials have begun signalling to Russia [that eventually it] would find the costs of an invasion ... prohibitively expensive in terms of military losses.

"If Putin invades Ukraine with a major military force ... And if it turned into a Ukrainian insurgency, Putin should realize that after fighting insurgencies ourselves for two decades, we know how to arm, train and energize them", said James Stavridis, a retired four-star Navy admiral, who was the supreme allied commander at NATO.

This talk in the U.S. of an insurgency mounted via Ukraine has acquired a frenetic quality. Discussion has slipped into neurosis as the U.S. mainstream melts-down at any suggestion of selling out the cause of democracy and liberal values. See here the reaction when the Tucker Carlson’s guest said, "the world is perched on the edge of an abyss. We may soon see the worst combat in Europe since WW2 — killing thousands of people and raising the likelihood of nuclear war. It didn’t have to be this way".
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 06:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [228 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Now approaching 6 months without an active military involvement. How long can this trend possibly continue ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 7:39 Comments || Top||

#2  Madness. Complete and utter insanity.
What has infected the brains if our media and political class?

First the Russia Hoax: a complete fabrication, and then three years of nonstop hysteria, lies, bullshit.

Then the "systemic racism" bullshit: another massive lie, this one stoking a spree of violence, dozens of murders, thousands of riots, billions of dollars of property torched.

Then the 3rd world-worthy election farce.

Then the deliberate destruction of our border and the mad importation of 2 million illegals and thousands of single male violent criminals and latent terrorists from AFG and all over the world.

Then the tranny-rapist and black marxist rampages, with our highest federal law enforcement agency designating parents as "domestic terrorists" worthy of surveillance, suppression and beatings.

Then and now, the continuing COVID idiocy with its wrecking-ball carnival of Fauxi Follies, the retarded mask-worship, wanton devastation of our children, the suppression of effective treatments and the promotion of a faux-vaccine that actually has negative efficacy when given to people under 60.

And now war with Russia -- for "decades." War over a shithole's shithole, Nigeria North.

They are INSANE. How do we bring this insanity to an end before it destroys us?

Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 8:43 Comments || Top||

#3  it appears we are fucked merrick
Posted by: Chris || 01/29/2022 8:45 Comments || Top||

#4  The solution has to be massive civil disobedience.

Like the truckers' revolt at the Canadian border happening now -- the one involving literally thousands, official reporting on which by American Pravda is completely absent.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 9:03 Comments || Top||

#5  Lots, and I mean LOTS, of small disobediences. As Vanderluen has said, always carry a black sharpie. Mark up QR codes associated with vaccine passports / contract tracing everywhere you see them, making them useless. Lots of little, nearly invisible in the doing type things that become a tsunami when enough people do them at the same time.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 9:32 Comments || Top||

#6  Have you heard about this mass disobedience by US and Canadian truckers? Our fascist leaders announced that the border will be closed next month to unvaccinated people.

And now there's a spontaneous revolt by 50,000 truckers and many thousands more supporters -- turning out in subzero weather to line the roadsides and cheer on the truckers.

$6 million raised for them -- and GoFundMe at first refused to release the funds.

And now Jolson Trudeau has gone into hiding-- in "quarantine" all this week because he was "exposed" to "someone who tested positive for COVID."

And this is completely ignored by our Shitshow Media.

Here's a clever lawyer from Florida, Jeff Childers aka "Coffee and COVID," who covers this and other COVID madness on his substack.

Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 9:39 Comments || Top||

#7  From the Truck Your Mandate civil disobedience movement:

"The Canadian Trucking Alliance and the American Trucking Associations estimated up to 26,000 of the 160,000 drivers who usually cross the Canada-U.S. border are likely to be sidelined by the vaccine mandates imposed this month on both sides of the border.

"The Canadian truckers’ motto is, 'We are taking our fight to the doorsteps of our federal government and demanding that they cease all mandates against its people.' They said they aren’t leaving the capital until all mandates have been lifted. Quite a promise.

"U.S. influencers expressing support for the Canadian Convoy include Elon Musk, Joe Rogan, Mark Steyn, Tucker Carlson, Franklin Graham, Sean Hannity, Kirstie Alley, Glenn Beck, and Robert F. Kennedy. Thousands have donated to the fund-raiser for fuel. Thousands more have gathered along Canadian highways and overpasses in support in up to minus-30-degree weather, causing the local Nova Scotia government to ban gatherings along highways, for safety.

"The government of Quebec shut off traffic cameras in the province to stop people from watching the convoy online."

Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 9:45 Comments || Top||

#8  That drum tempo you hear is the John McCain Waltz.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 12:01 Comments || Top||

#9  $5 down on Chemical Weapon Incident.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 12:02 Comments || Top||

#10  good idea Murcek thanks
Posted by: Chris || 01/29/2022 15:33 Comments || Top||

#11  After backing the J-3 and J-6 insurgencies, the govmint feeling frisky?
Posted by: JonhQC || 01/29/2022 17:47 Comments || Top||


Putin signed the law on life imprisonment of pedophiles
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edited.
[REGNUM] The law on life imprisonment of recidivist pedophiles was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin . The text was published on January 28 on the official portal of legal information.
At least they weren't put in Juvie.
Life imprisonment is introduced for recidivist pedophiles. In addition, a life sentence is provided by law for those who have committed violent acts against two or more minors - and if this happened for the first time.

The same punishment will be meted out if violent actions are accompanied by the commission of another grave or especially grave crime against a person.

Recall that the State Duma adopted this law on January 18, the Federation Council approved on January 26.

Posted by: badanov || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [129 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Ah, now we'ere getting warmer. I think we may have finally discovered our depraved elite's true casus belli vs Putin
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 10:01 Comments || Top||

#2  Wouldn't surprise me at all. Lots of eastern European girls wind up in the white slavery grinder. Imagine if Russia started wanting to extradite notorious ped0s who messed with underage girls from their sphere of influence.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 10:05 Comments || Top||

#3  ^ one of Epstein's favored hunting grounds
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 16:56 Comments || Top||


Russia and Belarus to conduct exercises against fictional enemy Republic of Dneprovia
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edited.
Next up: Fredonia

[Rusvesna] During the joint exercises of Russia and Belarus "Allied Resolve", which should begin on February 10, the scenario of possible aggression against the Union State will be played out.

Viktor Gulevich, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Belarus, spoke about this.

Gulevich explained that the borders of the states would be determined conditionally. At the maneuvers, the 'Western' countries (they are designated as “Nyaris”, “Pomoria”, “Klopia” and terrorist organizations controlled by them) will be confronted by the "Republic of Polesie” and the “Northern Federation”.

At the second stage of the exercises, the confrontation with the “Republic of Dneprovia” will be worked out, which, according to the plan of the exercises, is a terrorist group that is supported by the Western countries that lost in the first stage.

Recall that the exercises "Allied Resolve" should begin on February 10. To participate in them, Russia has already deployed multi-role fighters to Belarus .

It was also reported that Washington saw a “signal of aggression” in the upcoming joint exercises between Russia and Belarus and in the buildup of Russian troops near the border with Ukraine

Volodin: Russia will not fight with Ukraine, any dialogue is better

[REGNUM] State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin assured that Russia would not go to war with Ukraine.

Follow the development of events in the broadcast: “Anti-Russian provocation: Kiev is preparing an attack on the Donbass – broadcast”

“Russia will not fight with Ukraine. (…) Russia and Ukraine need peace. The United States and European countries do not need a nuclear war," Volodin said in his telegram channel.

He urged and proceed from this.

“Any dialogue is always better. It must be built on the principles of mutual respect, defending the interests of its citizens,” he added.

He hopes that the Ukrainian parliamentarians will support the proposal of the head of the political council of the Opposition Platform - For Life party, Viktor Medvedchuk , to sit down at the negotiating table.

“The sooner the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada realize this and support the proposal of Viktor Medvedchuk, the better it will be for everyone,” the speaker of the State Duma is sure.

As REGNUM reported earlier , State Duma speaker Volodin announced that the State Duma was waiting for Medvedchuk as deputies of the Verkhovna Rada, members of the friendship group, "to discuss issues and develop decisions within the parliamentary dimension."

Posted by: badanov || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Chernarus is next!
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 0:48 Comments || Top||


Russia insists ‘we don’t want wars’ as it ponders Ukraine-NATO answer
By Callie Patteson

[NYPost] Russian officials signaled at least a token interest in diplomacy to resolve the ongoing crisis with the West over Ukraine on Friday, insisting that Moscow doesn’t 'want wars.'

"If it depends on Russia, then there will be no war," Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in a radio interview Friday, according to Reuters. "We don’t want wars. But we also won’t allow our interests to be rudely trampled, to be ignored."

Lavrov spoke two days after the US formally rejected Moscow’s demands that Ukraine be blocked from ever entering NATO, as well as that the alliance roll back its presence in former Soviet bloc states.

The State Department called the Russian stance a 'non-starter,' and Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterated that opinion Wednesday.

"Right now, the document is with them, and the ball is in their court," Blinken told reports.

Read the rest at the link
Posted by: badanov || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [62 views] Top|| File under:


Zelensky rebukes Western ‘panic’ over Russia invasion fear after Biden call
By Callie Patteson

[NYPost] Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said the US and NATO are creating panic in his country over a potential Russian invasion.

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky slammed concerns of the US and its NATO allies about a Russian invasion Friday, accusing them of creating a “panic” and insisting that he knows the situation in his own country.

“Do we have tanks on the streets?” Zelensky asked reporters during a news conference. “No. When you read media, you get the image that we have troops in the city, people fleeing … That’s not the case.”

Though Zelensky declined to rule out the possibility of conflict, he denied the repeated suggestion by Washington that a Russian attack may be “imminent”.

“I’m the president of Ukraine and I’m based here and I think I know the details better here,” he said at one point.

The news conference came one day after Zelensky spoke on the phone with President Biden. Following the call, CNN cited an unnamed Ukrainian official in reporting that Biden had told Zelensky that a Russian invasion of Kiev was almost certain.
Read the rest at the link

Posted by: badanov || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [93 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sheesh. Even the Ukrainians themselves are telling us to calm down.

Complete and utter shitshow.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/29/2022 1:29 Comments || Top||


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Video reveals moment $100m US F-35 stealth fighter CRASHED into aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and photo shows jet in South China Sea after pilot ejected: US in race with China to recover it from seabed
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • A new video and photo of the US Navy F-35 stealth fighter jet that crashed into the South China Sea on Monday have surfaced
    Maybe we should let China have it, as a strategic ploy.
  • The video, which circulated on social media and confirmed to be real, showed the moment just before the $100 million jet crashed into the aircraft carrier

  • The pic, also confirmed to be real by a Navy spokesperson, shows the jet damaged and floating in the sea before it sank

  • It was the second time in three months an F-35 has been lost at sea, with the crash injuring the pilot and seven sailors aboard the USS Carl Vinson

  • The US faces a race to beat China in recovering the high-tech warplane as Beijing could claim salvage rights to remove an 'environmental hazard'

  • The Chinese Foreign Ministry said it had no interest in the jet and that the US should stop 'flexing force at every turn' in the South China Sea
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [157 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Video shows aircraft hitting edge of deck (a ramp strike), not a broken arresting wire as speculated.
Posted by: Heriberto Gravilet6068 || 01/29/2022 2:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Thank you for the clarification.

Can't tell if there is a crazy crosswind, or we have an Island Boys moment.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 11:27 Comments || Top||

#3  Just remember, Wave Of The Future!
Gonna be able to replace A10's and everything!
All AF officers who oppose the F35 are traitors!
(A general actually said that.)

This is remarkably like the F111.
Can be used for everything!
Actually means can't do any paticular thing well.
One size fits all!
Really means does doesn't actually fit anyone.
Posted by: ed in texas || 01/29/2022 11:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Once the military's prime mission became procurement, everything else became even less than an afterthought.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 11:46 Comments || Top||


Secret Zero Covid lockdown of China's 'city of the future': More than a million people are ordered to stay in their homes by communist officials over FIVE coronavirus cases just a week before the Winter Olympics
It won’t work any better for them now than it did before, but once again some number of extraneous, unimportant Chinamen will quietly die.
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Around 1.2 million people in Xiong'an New Area are now under a strict lockdown

  • Restrictions appear to have been introduced by stealth with no announcements

  • The restrictions kicked in on Tuesday, when five Covid cases were noted nearby

  • With the Winter Olympics beginning next week, Chinese authorities have scrambled to eradicate flare-ups in several major cities, including Beijing
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  unimportant Chinamen will quietly die.

Maybe the IOC will have "a chinaman's chance"
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 0:45 Comments || Top||

#2  I've said this for a couple of decades: I'll believe for a minute that the left cares about human rights, global warming, pollution, and other such things as soon as they demand China play along.
Posted by: Crusader || 01/29/2022 1:33 Comments || Top||

#3  What's the matter DM; can't find Auckland?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/29/2022 13:37 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
West Virginia governor tells Bette Midler to kiss his dog's 'hiney'
[Washington Examiner] West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice told singer Bette Midler to kiss his dog's "hiney" Thursday in response to a tweet from the singer insulting his constituents last month.

The Republican's female bulldog, named Babydog, was present at the address and lifted by Justice for the audience to see at the end of the governor's State of the State address, which focused on the state's successes during the COVID-19 pandemic, including an increase in tourism, according to the West Virginia Gazette.

"They told every bad joke in the world about us," Justice said. "Babydog tells Bette Midler and all those out there [to] kiss her hiney."

The Republican governor then turned the dog around to expose her rear end.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 01:43 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [138 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If you got a photo of Midler kissing the dog's butt, how would you tell which was which?
Posted by: ed in texas || 01/29/2022 11:25 Comments || Top||

#2  The dog looks lovable...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 11:31 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
Embalmers Find Veins & Arteries Filled with 'Never Before Seen' Rubbery 'worm-like' Clots
[The Expose] Board-certified funeral director and embalmer, Richard Hirschman has made a startling discovery in the bodies of deceased people, he revealed that he is seeing arteries and veins filled with unnatural blood clot combinations with strange fibrous materials that are completely filling the vascular system.

According to Hirschman, this is unlike anything he had ever seen before in his over 20 years of experience in the embalming industry., he told Dr. Jane Ruby in what is a worldwide exclusive.

Hirschman met with Dr. Ruby, who is a medical professional with expertise in pharmaceutical drug development and over 20 years of experience in regulatory processes for FDA drug approval.

Embalmer Hirschman revealed to her that he had conferred with others in his industry who have also never seen anything like this until recently, but they have said they are finding them in the bodies they process as well.

Clots or Worm-Like Structures

Mr. Hirschman stated these clots or worm-like structures appear closely to vaccinated blood under a microscope, but he has never seen anything of these sizes before.

Mr. Hirschman reported that he started seeing these long, stretchy, fibrous blood clots in November of 2020, and then increasingly being found in 50% of the bodies he has been processing. Today that percentage is now closer to 80%.

He also said that he was able to confirm that some of those deceased with these blood clots had indeed received the Covid-19 vaccines, but he could not confirm all of them were vaccinated or what specifically is causing this increase in these usually long blood clots in the circulatory systems of the deceased.

Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 07:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [261 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Stories like this have been out there for awhile. Wonder if they ever go to MSM.
Posted by: Xyz || 01/29/2022 8:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Nope
Posted by: Chris || 01/29/2022 8:44 Comments || Top||

#3  A Stringy-like Blood Clot Mimicking Parasite in the Urinary Bladder
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 9:48 Comments || Top||

#4  Nothing more gullible than an anti-vaxxer, it seems.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 01/29/2022 19:52 Comments || Top||


Chinese satellite observed grappling and pulling another satellite out of its orbit
[FOX] China reportedly displayed another alarming leap in space-based technology and capabilities this week after an analytics firm claimed to observe a satellite "grab" another and pull it from its orbit.

China’s Shijian-21 satellite, or SJ-21, disappeared from its regular position and reappeared while making a "large maneuver" to move closer to a dead BeiDou Navigation System satellite. The SJ-21 then pulled the BeiDou out of its orbit and placed it a few hundred miles away in a "graveyard orbit" where it is unlikely to interfere or collide with active satellites.

Chinese state media said the SJ-21 was designed to "test and verify space debris mitigation technologies," but the potential to move satellites around presents terrifying capabilities for orbital manipulation of satellites belonging to other nations.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 07:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [233 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Space Sweepers
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/29/2022 7:13 Comments || Top||

#2  The SJ-21 then pulled the BeiDou out of its orbit and placed it a few hundred miles away in a "graveyard orbit"

Yet another Chinese box store marketing plan. Chinese space groping, something both Biden and Swalwell might have an interest in.

Posted by: Besoeker || 01/29/2022 7:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Why waste 10's of 1000's of High Level Tech hours developing something like a EEC (kh-12+). When you can snare one.

Of course CCP could just start claiming say 200 miles of sky / space over their Nation as theirs and clean it up for a technical / $$$ windfall.
Or license the that sky for a fee.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/29/2022 10:08 Comments || Top||

#4  There are treaties on how far up national ownership of the sky goes. Treaties, like contracts, exist to be broken.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/29/2022 10:10 Comments || Top||

#5  Probably just working on their kung fu.
Posted by: Carl Douglas || 01/29/2022 23:45 Comments || Top||


SpaceX on target to launch a rocket a week in 2022, including hundreds of Starlink satellites, up from a record breaking 31 launches last year
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