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-Great Cultural Revolution
VDH - Systems Collapse
[FOX] Victor Davis Hanson warned Tuesday that America is declining as a society into a danger zone, and one of the main culprits is a refusal to prosecute crime and equally execute the nation's laws.

Hanson, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, chided "woke" ideology and said that it needs to be redefined as an "evil" and "cruel" ideology in order to fight its spread on "Fox News Primetime."

"It's a very evil ideology because it's cruel. It's mean-spirited. And we haven't talked about that. But if that's what it is and it won't end until the people start identifying it like that ... It's cruelty because it has a history throughout the centuries, and it doesn't end well."

He specifically addressed the thefts from train cars that are occurring in Los Angeles, which are leaving scattered packaging all over the train tracks. "It's all unwinding," he said. "When you look at those train tracks and that trash, you say this is not a third-world country, but it is."
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 09:12 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [209 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Yes. The wheels are starting to come off.

We knew about weakening rule of law. We predicted that inflation would spiral out of control. We identified Fauci as a liar and Brandon as a muppet and Pelosi, Brennan-Comey-Crapper-MilliVanilli-DaFerret and all the rotten Deep State crew as corrupt poltroons.

But now we're seeing the end of belief in the system itself.

The COVID fiasco has destroyed the great credibility that our public health and medical establishment had. The AFG fiasco and Milley-Austin's Woke lunacy have created the esteem which the military held in the public' eyes. The insane capitulation to race-warriors and violent black felons running rampant on our streets has destroyed any sense of security or safety for millions of Americans.,

Brandon himself just said he thinks the 2022 elections "could easily be illegitimate."

Which means there's a good chance things will become kinetic in the next couple of years.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 11:34 Comments || Top||

#2  * AFG fiasco has cratered the esteem for the military
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 11:35 Comments || Top||

#3  /\ Certainly at the upper levels, 06 and above. The common soldier is still revered.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 11:57 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ When we citizens revere the common soldier enough to no longer let jacklegs inhabit the upper ranks, that will be getting us somewhere.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 12:02 Comments || Top||

#5  Prediction: Lots of solid, smart patriotic young would-be warriors in this country will turn away from ROTC and the academies in coming years.

Which means our officer ranks in coming years will become even more stunk up with self-promoting careerists and little virtue-signalers who have no interest in fighting and winning wars.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 12:39 Comments || Top||

#6  "pain is weakness leaving the body"
Posted by: irish rage boy || 01/23/2022 16:51 Comments || Top||

What Killed the Red Cars Is Still Killing Transit (Why we prefer our own cars - and always will)
[AEIR - HT Insty] In “Who killed L.A.’s streetcars? We all did,” (Los Angeles Times, 11/2/21) Patt Morrison rehearsed a famous question about an iconic Angelino transit institution stretching back more than a century—“Who killed the Red Cars?”

Amid lengthy movie and conspiracy theory references, the most important point for understanding modern as well as historical transit developments was that “The victim was already dying, losing passengers.” Morrison then cites Martha Bianco’s conclusion that the enemy was “the consumer.” However, she erroneously attributed that fact to “our besotted fondness for our cars.” In fact, our fondness for our cars is based on cold, hard facts that continue to make an overwhelming case for automobiles over mass transit, and show why all the attempts to rescue transit by making it “work better” for Angelinos are doomed.

As the UCLA Institute of Transportation found, rising car ownership makes transit usage plummet. Once a household has access to a car, they almost universally prefer driving to mass transit. That is why planners’ attempts to browbeat residents into walking, cycling and using mass transit, supposedly improving their quality of life, attracts so few away from driving.

Cars are simply vastly superior to transit alternatives for the vast majority of individuals and circumstances.

Automobiles have far greater and more flexible passenger- and cargo-carrying capacities than transit. They allow direct, point-to-point service, unlike transit. They allow self-scheduling rather than requiring advance planning. They save time, especially time spent waiting, which transit riders find the most onerous. They have far better multi-stop trip capability (which is why restrictions on auto use punish working mothers most). They offer a safer, more comfortable, more controllable environment, from the seats to the temperature to the music to the company.

Autos’ superiority doesn’t stop there, either. They expand workers’ access to jobs and educational opportunities, increase productivity and incomes, improve purchasing choices, lower consumer prices and widen social options. Trying to inconvenience people out of their cars undermines those major benefits, as well.

Cars allow decreased commuting times if not hamstrung, providing workers access to far more potential jobs and training possibilities. That improves worker-employer matches, with expanded productivity raising workers’ incomes as well as benefiting employers. One study found that 10 percent faster travel raised worker productivity by 3 percent, and increasing from 3 mph walking speed to 30 mph driving is a 900 percent increase. The magnitude of such advantages is seen in a Harvard analysis that concluded that for someone lacking a high-school diploma, owning a car increased their monthly earnings by $1,100.

Cars are also the only practical way to assemble enough widely dispersed potential customers to sustain large stores with affordable, diverse offerings. “Automobility” also sharply expands access to social opportunities.

Those massive advantages explain why even substantial new restrictions on automobiles or improvements in alternatives leave driving the vastly dominant choice. They also reveal that policies which will punish the vast majority for whom driving remains far superior cannot effectively serve all residents’ interests.
Posted by: Frank G || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life, & Kleptocrats

#1  Flexibility vs regimentation. Your schedule instead of someone else's. In a word, freedom.

Lefties hate freedom. Full stop.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 8:47 Comments || Top||

#2  We have street cars in ATL. Seems like the lefties would love them, just like pouring money down a hole.
Posted by: Chris || 01/23/2022 10:08 Comments || Top||

#3  We got something similar in Cincinnati — the local elites fussed for two decades until it was built, over budget and behind schedule — and as some of is predicted it hemorrhaged money from Day 1. Even poor people who live in the city prefer driving their personal junkers to take public transport.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/23/2022 20:08 Comments || Top||

Africa Subsaharan
Film: Breaker Morant
Posted by: badanov || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [274 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Damn fine cinema.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 7:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Yet another foreign military misadventure with financial origins gone terribly bad. Yes, the US was involved in logistical support. England had run out of horses, and those which were available were unsuited to the task.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 7:55 Comments || Top||

#3  Despite the ending (Which is true) it's still a great movie about the way in which governments speak out of both sides of their mouths and shaft those they have on the sharp end.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 01/23/2022 11:36 Comments || Top||

#4  Summary executions were common on both sides. Spies were shot. Farmers wearing pieces of British Army uniforms or boots were shot. Farmers found to have 'dum dum' ammo were shot (cartridges with the tips cut off).
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 11:56 Comments || Top||

#5  Can't remember which well-known Clausewitz-grade war scholar said it, but the quote sticks with me: "Killing is the sine qua non of war." As soon as the political authorities get queasy about the optics of this or that killing, the spiral continues until you get the US in Afghanistan, where almost all killing was considered icky to the point there was no longer any chance of a decisive outcome other than the pathetic surrender that actually occurred.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 12:00 Comments || Top||

#6  "Killing is the sine qua non of war."
More like, destroy the enemy's ability to make war. That's the sine qua non of victory in war.

We'll never kill all the Taliban. We should have focused a strategy on working with their neighbors incl Russia and India to contain the Taliban in their caves and mountain lairs
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 12:33 Comments || Top||

#7  To really stop the Taliban we would have had to do very unpleasant things to Pakland/ISI
Posted by: Frank G || 01/23/2022 12:56 Comments || Top||

#8  Back in 80's I believe everyone officer basic course should have required the viewing of the Breaker, Paths of Glory, and Gallipoli.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/23/2022 14:19 Comments || Top||

#9  You poor fools. Nobody was ever trying to win in Afghanistan. They let Bin Laden get away at Tora Bora and then began the forever war. Victory would have meant pulling out. You think they could have squeezed $2 trillion out of us with a win? No, the goal was to continue the war indefinitely. There were generals furious at the withdrawal, saying we must stay in Afghanistan for another 50 years.
Posted by: Punky Elmigum9411 || 01/23/2022 17:18 Comments || Top||

#10  Nomo "poor fools" Punky. First and last warning.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 17:58 Comments || Top||

#11  There were generals furious at the withdrawal, saying we must stay in Afghanistan for another 50 years.

The Wall came down in 1989. The reason for American participation in NATO ended. We're still there. All we've done is feed Russian natural paranoia.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/23/2022 19:51 Comments || Top||

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Xi Jinping asked Putin to delay Ukrainian invasion
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edited.

Commentary by Russian military journalist Boris Rozhin

[ColonelCassad] The end of January is rapidly approaching and it is necessary to somehow explain why the ultra-accurate intelligence data about Russia's attack on Ukraine at the end of January diverge from reality and Russia still does not attack.

Here are the first stories. Let's go:

"Russia did not attack because Xi Jinping may have asked Putin not to attack while the Olympics are in China."

So he took it, called, and said like this, "Vladimir, we have the Olympics here, hold the tanks until the end of February, and then you can even heat up to Lvov."

The key word in this bike is "maybe". Perhaps he spoke, perhaps he did not, anonymous sources heard something somewhere. In general, so far here are the explanations.

PS. And about the position of Germany.

1. Germany opposed the transfer of German weapons to Ukraine. Both their own and through third countries.

2. The commander of the German Navy announced that Ukraine has lost Crimea forever and that "Russia deserves respect."

3. The German leadership believes that Nord Stream 2 should be completed.

4. Somewhat earlier, Germany actually prevented the delivery of military cargo to Ukraine through its territory.

Germany is already being accused of cynical opposition and undermining the united anti-Russian bloc in Europe.

The Germans, in fact, are trying to prevent financial losses associated with a break with Russia and drawing themselves into a conflict with Russia at a level where they will be doomed to remain in the convoy of American politics without any chance of gaining a real military-political subjectivity.

Therefore, little by little they spoil the Americans, but this is exactly what frondism, and not a willingness to go to the end. Nevertheless, the squealing about the German figs in your pocket is worth a fair amount - Scholz is already being accused of continuing "Merkel's criminal policy associated with indulging the Kremlin's aggression."
Posted by: badanov || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [262 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I'd rather watch the Russian invasion than the Chinese Olympics.
Posted by: SteveS || 01/23/2022 3:14 Comments || Top||

#2  People's Liberation Army (PLA) observers are assisting other customers and will not be available until after the Olympics.

Your military observer invitation is important to us. Please stay on the line. Your wait time is now 20 days.

Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 4:36 Comments || Top||

#3  What Steve said.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 01/23/2022 5:45 Comments || Top||

#4  I think Russia wants the Nord Stream pipeline in operation before the military action is taken.
Posted by: Lord Garth || 01/23/2022 7:29 Comments || Top||

#5  /\ Insurance.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 7:42 Comments || Top||

#6  ...Mussolini also offered to mediate the German invasion of Poland.

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 01/23/2022 7:58 Comments || Top||

#7  Thanks to green policies across Europe, electricity prices have soared. They're up 500 percent in Sweden, for example. Consumers are being hammered and many small business are facing ruin.

How much European popular support do these jokers think there will be for policies that cause Russian gas exports to be slashed -- and European energy costs to rise not just five fold but TENfold?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 8:24 Comments || Top||

#8  Just declare that shithole-Ukraine will never ever be part of NATO.

We gain absolutely nothing by avoiding such a declaration, and if we resolve this crisis by addressing Russia's legitimate security concerns about NATO expansion, we can finally start to pull Russia away from China.

Kissinger and Nixon knew how to do this. Does anyone today know how to play this game?
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 8:27 Comments || Top||

#9  If Trump was president right now, it would be fun to watch him do just that and ask Putin for a favor along the way: "Vlad, could your people come pick up every one of the Ukraine mafia (Nuland, Vindman, Farkas, ect.) and send them to Siberia?"
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 8:40 Comments || Top||

#10  I am still leaning more to the old DC Playbook.

When your failing at home, start a mini-war or conflict to draw attention away from a totally screwed up Economy, over spending and/or a politically mess.

How many years has The USA been at war since 1776?

Depending on who you ask and how they defined it.
The US has been engage US Troops about 92+/-% of every year we have existed.

Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/23/2022 8:50 Comments || Top||

#11  #9 ironically Trump IS the POTUS and the coup is running the show....just sayin'
Posted by: 746 || 01/23/2022 15:06 Comments || Top||

Is Putin Bluffing in Ukraine?
Posted by: Frank G || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [221 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Of course.
Whenever Magoo & Co. ignore him, he strikes.
When Magoo & Co. go on high alert and threaten Putin, he goes full rope-a-Doe on them
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 0:22 Comments || Top||

#2  * rope-a-dope
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 0:27 Comments || Top||

#3  I think a better question is, Is Biden bluffing in Ukraine?
Posted by: Lonzo Hapsburg5562 || 01/23/2022 0:40 Comments || Top||

#4  No... Biden clearly gave a green light. No bluffing there.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 01/23/2022 1:05 Comments || Top||

#5  Sergey Lavrov probably told Biden a "limited incursion" to seize Kiev and restore order and governance might be necessary.

Biden only remembered the "limited incursion" part.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 4:29 Comments || Top||

#6  Sure seems like way too much Saber rattling.....

Could it be this is staged window dressing to keep our attention from a bigger agenda at play?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/23/2022 4:34 Comments || Top||

#7  /\ Yes, anything is possible with the Russian. He has three more years to act.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 4:39 Comments || Top||

#8  ^ Then Putin just puts in another puppet until he can run again.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/23/2022 5:58 Comments || Top||

#9  I believe they changed the laws were he can run again anyway. Not positive on that though.
Posted by: Chris || 01/23/2022 10:07 Comments || Top||

The Georgian army turned out to be disposable
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edited.
By Aleksandr Kots

[KP] Two experts, Alexander Kontorovich, a criminologist with 30 years of experience and a specialist in small arms, and his colleague, an expert in weapons and ammunition from NATO countries, worked in Abkhazia at the invitation of local special services. For almost a month they studied numerous trophies taken in the conflict zone. They shot weapons that were exotic for our region, such as Negev machine guns and Bushmaster automatic rifles. They blew up Georgian-made grenades and tested vaunted, allegedly American bulletproof vests.

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Posted by: badanov || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [188 views] Top|| File under:

#1  These were the guys who attacked Russia (South Ossetia), right? And got their asses handed to them?

Say, remember when our elites were hell-bent on adding them to NATO, despite the fact they're way the hell away and there is no possible upside for being responsible for their defense?
Posted by: Sheter the Lesser9291 || 01/23/2022 3:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Yes, I remember the air burst photos of the Georgian troops. They were pretty much slaughtered IMO
Posted by: Chris || 01/23/2022 10:13 Comments || Top||

#3  NATO expansion is just a grift for our Swampies and their corrupt local partners-in-crime. It serves no coherent strategic purpose at all.
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/23/2022 10:40 Comments || Top||

How Ukraine is preparing for the invasion
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edited.
by Aleksandr Kots

[KP] In the bacchanalia unfolding in Ukraine around the upcoming “invasion” of Russia (they say on TV that this matter is practically solved), one thing is missing. important. And what, in fact, do Ukrainians themselves think about this ?

Continued on Page 49
Posted by: badanov || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [169 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I think one of the things that we see going on now with Russia in Ukraine is that Russia is a country with great martial traditions – even the Revolution did not completely break those traditions. There were European countries (e.g. Prussia) that also had martial traditions but these were largely broken while the Russian ones have survived. So Russia is the last remaining country in Europe that sees war as diplomacy by other means. Combined with the Chinese and the Persian hankering for the glory years of yore, when their armies swept all before them, I expect the next few decades to be rife with headlines of (hopefully) distant battles.
Posted by: Zhang Fei || 01/23/2022 1:02 Comments || Top||

#2  I don't expect any military action until after the Nord Stream pipeline is in operation.

Once that happens, Russia can cut off the pipeline through the Ukraine and probably get some concession of some kind, either a slice of territory near the existing russia influenced zones or an acknowledgement of autonomy for those zones or both.

I don't know how much natural gas storage Ukraine has but I doubt it is more than a few weeks worth and after that they are in a lot of trouble.
Posted by: Lord Garth || 01/23/2022 9:25 Comments || Top||

Government Corruption
Mark Levin: ‘I'm Really Hyped Up' About ‘Red-Handed'; ‘Very Important that People Read This Book'
[Breitbart] Mark Levin said on Thursday’s edition of the Mark Levin Show that he was “really hyped up” about revelations of corruption among prominent political elites in Peter Schweizer’s Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win.

He invited his audience to watch a long-form interview between himself and Schweizer scheduled for Sunday on Fox News Channel’s Life, Liberty & Levin.

Red-Handed profiles many political elites’ financial links to the Chinese Communist Party and China’s head of state Xi Jinping, Levin stated:

You will be shocked to learn – shocked – even though at this point you’re probably thinking to yourselves, ‘Nothing will shock me anymore.’ You will be shocked to learn the extent to which Big Tech – Silicon Valley – is in the back pocket of Xi [Jinping] – not just China, but Xi – and how they slobber all over him and that regime, as if this is some kind of religious cult. Absolutely incredible.

You’re going to learn the extent to which Nancy Pelosi, her husband, John Boehner – these are two speakers, one a former speaker and this speaker – [Dianne] Feinstein and others are up in the grill of Xi [Jinping] and communist China, the kind of money that they earn.

You’re going to learn far more than that, you’re gonna learn the extent to which the corporatists in America are compliant with this regime, you’re going to learn about the Bush and Trudeau dynasties – with our focus on Bush – and how they’ve profited, and you’re going to learn things about the Bidens that you didn’t know – upwards of $31 million dollars transferred to the Biden family in one way or another, to one or another. Unbelievable, and it goes on and on.

Update at 7:15 p.m. ET: Omolung Juns5303 gives us a link the the New York Post article on the subject, commenting:
Rest of the expose of FACEBOOK, GOOGLE and TESLA at link. So many other offenders not included in this excerpt.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [163 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  My opinion of those individuals names couldn't go any lower. Reading this would just suffice to raise my BP.
Posted by: Warthog || 01/23/2022 10:16 Comments || Top||

Home Front: WoT
Daniel Greenfield: Biden Frees Alternate 9/11 Hijacker and Military Base Truck Bomb Plotter
More on the four of the five being released — describing Suhayl al-Sharabi, Moath Hamza al-Alwi, Mohammed Abdul Malik Bajabu, Guled Hassan Duran — expanding on this and this from a week ago.
[FrontPage] Is there any Islamic terrorist too evil for Biden to release?

After Obama’s obsession with freeing as many Islamic forces of Evil from Gitmo as possible, the ones who remained were the absolute worst of the worst. Now Biden is setting them loose too.

5 Islamic terrorists, Al Qaeda and allies, have been scheduled for release from custody.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [139 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda

#1  More proof Barak is running the show
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 01/23/2022 16:23 Comments || Top||

Science & Technology
Will Rafael's quantum research change the face of submarine, aerial, and networked warfare?
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [168 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Andrei - you lost another submarine?
Posted by: Boots Kicker || 01/23/2022 0:34 Comments || Top||

#2  Whoopsie! - can mods please change the name on ^?
Posted by: Raj || 01/23/2022 0:35 Comments || Top||

High number of Omicron mutations render antibodies ineffective - study
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/23/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [180 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So all the Vax's treatments and booster treatments, have helped the Covid-19/22-O do what Viruses (engineered) do, adapt to survive?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 01/23/2022 6:51 Comments || Top||

#2  Now, I know bacteria is a different thing, but were we not told a long time ago that misuse of antibiotics would lead to antibiotic resistant superbugs? Could there be something similar happening here?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 7:44 Comments || Top||

#3  ^I agree. More illness among people of all ages being seen in my area. Vaxed, several boosters and more illness. Being seen in prisons, guards, hospitals, nursing homes, and mental health treatment centers. Worst year that I can recall.
Posted by: Dale || 01/23/2022 8:40 Comments || Top||

#4  The actual purpose of the vaccines is to make up for the fact COVID was not as virulent as expected when released from Wuhan.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/23/2022 8:42 Comments || Top||

#5  "The U.S. will close its borders to unvaccinated and partially vaccinated Canadian and Mexican truck drivers on Saturday, the Department of Homeland Security said on Thursday." More fun and games.
Posted by: Dale || 01/23/2022 9:02 Comments || Top||

#6  /\ This should please the communist Chinese.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/23/2022 9:03 Comments || Top||

Does that include illegals in semis?
Posted by: Ebbuger Whuque4103 || 01/23/2022 9:34 Comments || Top||

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