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Nine Districts Fall to Taliban as Fighting Continues
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-Great Cultural Revolution
The Bay Area Has Become An Absolute Paradise For Violent Criminals
[ZeroHedge] This is what happens when the government defunds and emasculates the police in a reverse Broken Window approach.
Posted by: Chaque Slegum5955 || 07/05/2021 09:17 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under:

#1  even better for non violent criminals
Posted by: Lord Garth || 07/05/2021 10:00 Comments || Top||

#2  ^
Training ground before they move on to bigger & better paying crime.
Posted by: Spesh Click6092 || 07/05/2021 10:02 Comments || Top||

#3  Yo! propetty be theft
Posted by: Enver the Cheap8240 || 07/05/2021 10:10 Comments || Top||

#4  BINASH - iSF, Jake
Posted by: Snomoque de Medici5463 || 07/05/2021 10:15 Comments || Top||

#5  Mission accomplished for the Dems
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 07/05/2021 16:39 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
What Happens at The Sun Valley Inn
Mike Dice video - Secret Meeting of Media Kingpins Is Happening This Week!

Operation Mocking Bird.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2021 14:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Allen & Co is probably a deep state front company.
Posted by: Crutle Chavith2425 || 07/05/2021 17:59 Comments || Top||

#2  What Happens at The Sun Valley Inn stays at the Sun Valley Inn. Standard protocol.
Posted by: jpal || 07/05/2021 18:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Somebody on our team should bug it and release it to Wikileaks after
Posted by: Lionel Lover of the Swedes2268 || 07/05/2021 20:50 Comments || Top||

#4  Incorrect graphic was....no mistake.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2021 20:51 Comments || Top||

#5  A target rich environment?
Posted by: Tyranysaurus Jones4656 || 07/05/2021 23:17 Comments || Top||


Kurt Schlichter: Unworthy Americans [Town Hall]
Posted by: Ulesh Omeregum6889 || 07/05/2021 07:42 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Yes, yes, Kurt masks are anti-constitutional (the zeroth article: the right to be stupid). However, they enhance your type of beauty.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/05/2021 14:43 Comments || Top||


LIVE NOT BY LIES: A Warning to America – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Words Ring True This Independence Day More than Ever
[GatewayPundit] On February 12, 1974, the great Soviet dissident and scholar Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn released his famous essay “Live Not By Lies.” The next day he was arrested by the Marxist regime and exiled to the West.

In his famous essay Solzhenitsyn urged the Russian people to stand up to the lie. Do not let the lie consume you. Today in America, on this 4th of July we are a people who are drowning in lies from our elites. They continue each day to gaslight the American public with their more and more ridiculous statements:
– Republicans want to defund the police,
– Joe Biden is mentally stable,
– Black Lives Matter riots are mostly peaceful
– Hydroxychloroquine is not effective in treating COVID,
– Joe Biden won the election.
Posted by: Ulesh Omeregum6889 || 07/05/2021 07:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What all these points are lies ?
The Democrats say these are true.
who am I to believe ?
Next thing you are going to tell me is
there is no such thing as Big Foot.
Posted by: George Big Foot4320 || 07/05/2021 16:53 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
China to fill the Vacuum in Afghanistan with US Departure?
[Town Hall] Afghanistan has always been in the “too hard” box. However, China is succeeding where others have failed, and to our distinct strategic disadvantage.

China has been rather quietly to the western observer, positive and potentially lucrative and strategically advantageous relationships with the Afghans for years. What is China seeking and how are they working to achieve their goals?

China’s aims are nearly parallel and complementary. China allied with Pakistan, never a loyal ally of the US, wants the abandoned southern bases vacated by the Americans as well as access to Indian Ocean warm water ports in Pakistan. With the US leaving particularly Bagram Air Field as well Kabul International and Kandahar Air Field, the nearest US air support facility devolves to 1,300 miles distant Qatar or a carrier group in the Indian Ocean or Persian Gulf. The US is then militarily far removed from the China mainland and the quickly evolving and changing Indian sub-continent.

Afghan mineral wealth is vast, considerable, strategic and a long-standing goal of China. As with most of the involvement of the US in Afghanistan, American citizens, as well as our politicians, diplomats and most of or military leadership have ignored what China is now on the cusp of controlling. China is also negotiating and expanding the infrastructure necessary for transport of resources and military hegemony by development of the Belt Road Initiative and related road, rail and air initiatives across central Asia.

Why were all these natural resources heretofore ignored by the US? They were not. The Washington, D.C. establishment as well as we troops on the ground knew well of these specified and partially explored riches. Efforts were made by previous US administrations to work with the Kabul government for the mutual benefit of both the Afghans and the US. The issue was, as it continues to be in Iraq, securing the production sites and transportation capability to mine, refine and transport these riches. The security situation was simply too difficult to permit exploitation of the resources.

How is China succeeding where others have failed in this endeavor? First, with the departure of the US and NATO forces a major impediment to China’s operation in Afghanistan is not only eliminated, but the ability of China to operate in and transport plunder from Afghanistan is greatly enhanced. Second, China is cagey sufficiently to better and more accepting than were US officials to understand the tribal warlord nature of the significantly decentralized governance of Afghanistan that is tribal, local and controlled by dictatorial warlords who can be optioned and bought off by cunning and ruthless Chinese methods. Remember, the Chinese are the decedents of the most successful conquers of Afghanistan who ruled this land for 500 years by use of the horrendously aggressive and brutal methods.

I have walked the ground of the city Balkh, northwest of Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan where Genghis Kahn and his sons in 1220, brutally murdered the entire population of over one-million souls and absolutely leveled the city. The Chinese will do whatever is needed to bribe, steal or eliminate any Afghans who stand in the way of their agenda.

With the US leaving, the Taliban and their allies, Al Qaida, are in ascendency and gaining ever more control of Afghan territory. As a result of this resurgence, the disrespected, largely incompetent, and highly corrupt central Afghan government largely only in partial control of Kabul, leaves Afghanistan ripe for piece-meal conquest by bribes, intimidation or force by the well-organized and single-minded Chinese.
Posted by: Ulesh Omeregum6889 || 07/05/2021 07:38 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under: Commies


#2  ^Whom the Gods wish to destroy ...
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/05/2021 8:37 Comments || Top||

#3  Ah, the Uyghur solution, part two. Someone capable of going 'Mongol' on them.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/05/2021 8:40 Comments || Top||

#4  They call Afghanistan Grave of Empires. Mongols are (or rather were) Mongols. Chinese? "don't use best iron for nails, don't use best men for soldiers"
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/05/2021 8:44 Comments || Top||

#5  Do it! Do it! Hahaha, they're sticking their foot in a quagmire. We spent a trillion dollars and got jack shit for it.
Posted by: Jiggs Trotsky5854 || 07/05/2021 8:49 Comments || Top||

#6  so I see we will be reliving the 80s, with the Chinese as the substitute for the Soviets.
Posted by: Retard Strength || 07/05/2021 9:12 Comments || Top||

#7  ^ Soon.

I don't think they will put boots on the ground, or tibet the pashtuns. The Chinese will likely contract the very saleable Taliban, first weaning them away from the Pakis, and then use them to enforce whatever resource rape and empire building they want to do here.

Look for Pakistan to whine about being cut out as a negotiators for the Shura, when this happens. They will likely make a hue and cry and instigate those brilliant men in Langley to oppose China's business with the new emirs. And Langley will hop to it. Whoever's in the WH then will be appeasing Pakistain by fighting with China in Afghanistan, and the excuse given to Americans will be : We are containing China now, didn't you want just that?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/05/2021 9:21 Comments || Top||

#8  Objects of Chinese Desires ?
Natural Resources (minerals)
Raw Drugs (poppy)
Potential Hydropower (12+ Rivers)
Potentially Compliant Labor
Posted by: Chaque Slegum5955 || 07/05/2021 9:26 Comments || Top||

#9 
Posted by: Chaque Slegum5955 || 07/05/2021 9:26 Comments || Top||

#10  The Uyghurs need dance partners.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2021 10:08 Comments || Top||

#11  ^
That too,
How do you say in Uighur,
"Excuse me, but is your dance card full?"
Posted by: Spesh Click6092 || 07/05/2021 10:13 Comments || Top||

#12  ^"Dirka Dance Dirka"?
Posted by: Frank G || 07/05/2021 10:40 Comments || Top||

#13  Everything will be alright as long as you know where the Taliban are
Posted by: Glarong Wittlesbach2168 || 07/05/2021 12:13 Comments || Top||

#14  China might do better in Afghanistan as they do not believe in diversity.
Posted by: Airandee || 07/05/2021 13:59 Comments || Top||

#15  #7 Taliban may be "saleable" but are they competent - would anyone sane trust them to guard Chinese installations & personnel against terror attacks?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/05/2021 14:46 Comments || Top||

#16  Remember, the Chinese are the decedents of the most successful conquers of Afghanistan who ruled this land for 500 years by use of the horrendously aggressive and brutal methods.

Perry Mason has questions about this sentence. Decedents are people who died. Probably a Freudian typo.
Posted by: JHH || 07/05/2021 15:05 Comments || Top||

#17  #5 yes,quagmire.
Posted by: Dale || 07/05/2021 18:13 Comments || Top||

#18  I don't understand why the Chinese want to be in Afghanistan. Sure they have mineral wealth but the cost of providing the infrastructure to get at it is a bunch and they you have to keep guarding the infrastructure.

And Afghanistan will not be able to repay loans either.

Sometime the Chinese are driven by some sort of cultural cult but they really should be able to see how foolish this is.
Posted by: Lord Garth || 07/05/2021 20:11 Comments || Top||


Arabia
OPEC On Verge Of Collapse After Saudis, UAE Refuse To Budge
Posted by: Chaque Slegum5955 || 07/05/2021 09:18 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Soon The World 🌎 will have
Electric
Airplanes 🛩🛩🛩✈✈✈
Trains 🚅🚅🚅
Ships 🚢🚢🚢🚢
Houses🏡🏡🏡🏡
Industries 🏙
Trucks🚚🚚🚚
OPEC ----and
Sell as much as you can
no one will need your oil 🛢

Posted by: Thise the Low-priced6606 || 07/05/2021 17:35 Comments || Top||

#2  lol
Posted by: Chris || 07/05/2021 20:33 Comments || Top||


China-Japan-Koreas
China On Verge Of Contraction After Sudden Plunge In Services PMI [Zero Hedge]
Posted by: Chaque Slegum5955 || 07/05/2021 09:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Wish I had 5 NIS (1 $) for every "China on the verge of collapse" I've seen in the last 10 years.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/05/2021 14:41 Comments || Top||

#2  ^Same.
Posted by: Wren || 07/05/2021 15:08 Comments || Top||

#3  China will at some point, yes, but trying to time which particular disaster is silly. Zero Hedge likes getting excited… or perhaps Russia paid them to move markets again.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 15:24 Comments || Top||

#4  China has overextended itself and has many internal and external problems. I saw somewhere they have 17 boarder issues with their neighbors. China is a bad neighbor.
Posted by: Dale || 07/05/2021 18:16 Comments || Top||


Europe
It was not the Serbs who fought in the Battle of Kosovo?
Direct translation of the article via Google Translate. Edited.
By Tatiana Stoyanovich

[Regnum] The statement of the former ambassador of the separatist Kosovo to the United States, Viori Chitaku , that the battle on the field of Kosovo against the Ottoman Empire in 1389 was not attended by the Serbs, but by the "Balkan army" is completely unscientific, and therefore it is pointless to discuss or criticize these words from a scientific point of view. The Serbian historian Marko Pejovic stated this to IA REGNUM .

Continued on Page 49
Posted by: badanov || 07/05/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It wasn't just the Spartans at Thermopylae (300 Spartans, 700 Thespians, and 400 Thebans at the last stand), but who gets the PR.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/05/2021 7:06 Comments || Top||


Government Corruption
NPR Trashes Declaration Of Independence On Fourth Of July, Adds ‘Editor's Note' To Warn Of ‘Racist Slur [Daily Wire]
Posted by: Ulesh Omeregum6889 || 07/05/2021 07:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Evidence that this quasigovernmental organization needs to be defunded and eliminated as fast as it can be done.
Posted by: Thise the Low-priced6606 || 07/05/2021 17:38 Comments || Top||

#2  Just a loosing money hole. Let them bleed.
Posted by: Dale || 07/05/2021 18:11 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Rep. James Clyburn outright lies about Voter I.D. or is he just that stupid ?
[American Thinker] Rep. James Clyburn (D. S.C.) is the reason Joe Biden is president. It was he who convinced South Carolina’s Black Democrat voters to throw their weight behind Biden, not Bernie, in that state’s Democrat primary, killing Bernie’s momentum. Now, Clyburn, who is the majority whip in the House, is trying to convince all Americans that a voter registration card is "I.D." Isn’t it bad enough that he already saddled us with something awful in the White House?

The centerpiece of the Democrats’ grossly misnamed "For The People" Act was that it would do away with photo I.D. requirements to vote because, Democrats’ claim, they’re racist. As far as Democrats are concerned, while Blacks and other non-Whites are capable of getting photo ID for flying, attending Democrat conventions, buying alcohol, and generally living life in the modern world, these same minorities cannot get photo I.D. to vote.

In this regard, of course, America is out of step with the rest of the world. For example, every country in continental Europe requires photo I.D. to vote. Mexico, too, requires photo I.D. to vote. In Africa, a continent with a fragile infrastructure that makes photo I.D. truly difficult to obtain, the current trend (more than 60% of countries) is to digitize people’s identities to improve election integrity. And yet Democrats assure us that American Blacks just can’t get that I.D.

The problem for Democrats is that, even as they denigrate minorities’ ability to get photo identification, most Americans think that photo I.D. is a good idea for election integrity. In April, 75% of U.S. voters gave a photo I.D. a thumbs up, with 73% of Blacks saying yes and 81% of other non-White voters saying yes. By June, the overall percentage of Americans supporting voter I.D. had soared to 80%.

Clyburn may have political values that I deeply oppose, but he’s no fool. If voters want I.D. for elections, he’s willing to lie and prevaricate to make them think that he, too, wants such I.D. On July 4, he appeared on CNN with Dana Bash, who still dreams that the "For the People" Act can be resurrected. However, she recognizes that the Supreme Court’s decision in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee, supporting Arizona’s new voting laws, puts the Court’s imprimatur on those states requiring voters to show photographic identification. Clyburn, seeing which way the wind is blowing, suddenly enthusiastically endorsed I.D. laws. Pay attention to what he says, though, because every word is a lie:

Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2021 05:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under:

#1  He knows which side of his slice of bread has butter on it.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/05/2021 6:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Rep. James Clyburn outright lies about Voter I.D. or is he just that stupid ?

Embrace the healing power of 'and'.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/05/2021 7:13 Comments || Top||

#3 
If he can't pimp racism... how will he get
re-elected?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 07/05/2021 8:24 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
Why Isn't The US Preparing For EMP War Like The Rest Of The World?
[ZeroHedge]
We need to be like the Norks: prepare for an EMP by not having any infrastructure?
Posted by: Chaque Slegum5955 || 07/05/2021 09:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Cause we don't have adult supervision anymore. It's all about preening and social flashing rather than doing the hard stuff.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/05/2021 9:32 Comments || Top||

#2  ^
Agree, now we have F-ck-ups, Miscreants & Democrats...
wait...Ven Diagram indicates they all fall under the latter...
Posted by: Chaque Slegum5955 || 07/05/2021 9:36 Comments || Top||

#3  According to the editorialist, the Axis of Evil (remember them?) and Russia all have plans for EMP attacks, this generation’s kewl new technique to win the war in one easy step. And also, according to the editorialist, the U.S. has only published an assessment of what it would take to harden the nation’s infrastructure against such an attack, but has done nothing concrete to achieve it.

But 1) given that Pentagon strategists regularly develop plans to invade Canada and Montenegro, what odds that they have not quietly developed several plans for EMP attacks on various countries, and 2) where is the evidence that any other countries have done anything to harden their infrastructure against such an attack?
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/05/2021 10:14 Comments || Top||

#4  ^^
So yeah, I guess we'll all start receiving our FEMA
copy of "How to Build a Faraday Cage" in the mail any day now.
Posted by: Spesh Click6092 || 07/05/2021 10:18 Comments || Top||

#5 
Posted by: Spesh Click6092 || 07/05/2021 10:22 Comments || Top||

#6  Another year, another lockdown...
Posted by: Spesh Click6092 || 07/05/2021 10:23 Comments || Top||

#7  Hacking seems to have a much higher profitabity.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 07/05/2021 11:07 Comments || Top||

#8  First thing: Convince me that the "rest of the world is preparing"!
Posted by: magpie || 07/05/2021 12:49 Comments || Top||

#9  Won't get anyone reelected.
Posted by: Angstrom || 07/05/2021 13:16 Comments || Top||

#10  At the very least, we need to stop relying on transformers made in China with built-in backdoors. But I think that's racist or something.
Posted by: AuburnTom || 07/05/2021 13:19 Comments || Top||

#11  given that Pentagon strategists regularly develop plans to invade Canada and Montenegro, what odds that they have not quietly developed several plans for EMP attacks on various countries

Just so you know, that long since the 80s, the services have spent a good amount of dollars on making their tactical equipment EMP proof. It's a contributory reasons why some equipment is far more expensive than their civilian counterparts and why some things are not bought off the shelf.

There was a EMP testing rig in New Mexico with a huge wooden platform and a cloud of wiring above to generate a pulse. How big a platform, at least large enough to accommodate a 747.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/05/2021 13:59 Comments || Top||

#12  Note: you can bulid a simple small emp proof container using a small all metal trash can, 2x cans of flex seal, a cooper car jumper cable and cooper ground rod....plus some extras for under
$100. That hold 2 laptops, a bag flash drives, a 400watt fold up solar panel and 5amp 12vdc litium battery..etc.. It fact there several youtube videos and back-channel plans you can google.But to what avail?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 07/05/2021 15:51 Comments || Top||

#13  (Very carefully considers his comments.)

...A dear friend and mentor who was a strategic analyst (lost him last Christmas to the goddamned COVID) was once asked about imminent threats like EMP and smuggled-in bombs, which would be 'so easy to use and utterly defeat us.'

I've never forgotten his answer. He just contemplated his reply for a moment and then said, "If it's so easy to do, is so decisive, and can create so much damage...why hasn't it already been done?"

Mike

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/05/2021 16:34 Comments || Top||

#14  ^^^
Just need one of these:
E2V RF Safe-Stop Electromagnetic
Pulse Gun
THE E2V RF SAFE-STOP ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE GUN CAN STOP A CAR ENGINE BY SHORTING THE VEHICLE'S ELECTRONIC CIRCUITRY
Posted by: Gragum Glolutle6724 || 07/05/2021 18:28 Comments || Top||

#15  All the more reason to have an older car with conventional ignition and a carburetor. Old VW Bug is just about bomb-proof and can be maintained with minimal tools. I had one and kept it running with a basic tool kit, a few spares, and JBWeld.
Posted by: These Forkbeard7574 || 07/05/2021 19:09 Comments || Top||

#16  ^^^
Me too..my fleet consists of
1951 Salmson S4-61
1952 Nash Ambassador Airflyte
1953 Citroën Traction Avant
1955 Bentley R-type
All simple vehicles mechanically
with at least 20 miles per gallon rate
Posted by: Spoter Thruling8598 || 07/05/2021 19:29 Comments || Top||

#17 


Posted by: Spoter Thuling8598 || 07/05/2021 19:47 Comments || Top||

#18 

Posted by: Spoter Thuling8598 || 07/05/2021 19:53 Comments || Top||

#19  The USA has more important tasks to accomplish, like teaching CRT to grade schoolers and locking down its populace to fight COVID while leaving the southern border wide open to every COVID-carrying migrant who chooses to enter the country.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 07/05/2021 19:55 Comments || Top||

#20  Read This
Even if read
nothing else today,
on this topic
Please.
Published June 11, 2021
The Termination Event
Posted by: Otto Grumble2081 || 07/05/2021 20:05 Comments || Top||

#21  Excellent car fotos.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/05/2021 20:50 Comments || Top||

#22  My M-1 Garand and ammo are EMP proof:p
Posted by: Silentbrick || 07/05/2021 23:00 Comments || Top||



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Two weeks of WOT
Mon 2021-07-05
  Nine Districts Fall to Taliban as Fighting Continues
Sun 2021-07-04
  Happy 4th of July
Sat 2021-07-03
  Standoff Between Heavily Armed Men And Police Shuts Down Part Of I-95 In Wakefield
Fri 2021-07-02
  Rape and domestic abuse suspect shot by police, is seeking tens of thousands of dollars from the city of Kenosha
Thu 2021-07-01
  Government forces target Zayzun power station in Ghab Plain, west of Hama
Wed 2021-06-30
  Donald Rumsfeld dead at 88
Tue 2021-06-29
  Unidentified persons killed two Syrian IDP sisters in al-Hole
Mon 2021-06-28
  Somalia's Puntland region executes 21 al-Shabab fighters
Sun 2021-06-27
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