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Syrian President Bashar Assad wins re-election with 95.1% of votes
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-Great Cultural Revolution
Lockheed Martin Put Executives Through Training to Unlearn 'White Male Privilege'
[NATIONALREVIEW] Lockheed Martin, the nation’s largest defense contractor, put top executives through a three-day training to deconstruct their "white male culture" and unlearn their "white male privilege," according to a new report.
"What yer gonna learn in this here class is how to be less white."
"Why?"
"'Cuz you oppress people, that's why."
"We're corporate executives. We're supposed to oppress people."
"Oh."

Thirteen employees, including a former three-star general and the vice president of production for the $1.7 trillion F-35 fighter jet program, attended a program on Zoom last year led by the consulting firm White Men As Full Diversity Partners, according to City Journal’s Christopher Rufo. The firm works to help white men "awaken together."
Posted by: Fred || 05/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [141 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Hilarious, snark-filled review by Steve Sailee & comments by the Unz.com crew are here
Posted by: Shairong Glump6483 || 05/28/2021 0:38 Comments || Top||

#2  How to decivilize in 7 easy steps?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/28/2021 1:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Notice it's only males that are the problem, the prospective defenders of any society. The women can be dealt with when the time comes, the ones who aren't color crazed self-hating wimmyn or 'them' or 'xer' by then.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 05/28/2021 2:28 Comments || Top||

#4 
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/28/2021 13:36 Comments || Top||


Brandeis University assistant dean: 'All White people are racist,' 'I hate Whiteness'
[WASHINGTONTIMES] An administrator at Brandeis University declared "all White people are racist" and that she "hates Whiteness" in a defense of critical race theory on Saturday.

Kate
I really should be the target of your bigotry
Slater, an assistant dean of graduate student affairs at the private Massachusetts university and a self-described "White anti-racist educator," faced criticism on social media after she posted a message on Instagram defending critical race theory, which teaches that America’s institutions are inherently racist.

"’Debates’ about critical race theory are often straw men for debates about whether or not systemic racism is real," she wrote. "And no number of statistics or facts that I could offer up are going to convince people to ’see’ systemic racism if they don’t want to."

"Yes, all White people are racist in that all White people have been conditioned in a society where one’s racial identity determines life experiences/outcomes and Whiteness is the norm and the default. That includes me!" she continued.

"I don’t hate White people — I hate Whiteness," she added. "CRT does not create oppression: It names oppression that already exists."

Ms. Slater’s comments faced blowback from conservatives after they were circulated on Twitter.

Critical race theory (CRT), which has long been discussed in higher academia, is a justice movement making its way into public schools since the murder of George Floyd, a Black man who died in police custody last year. Republicans across the country who argue CRT is racist have taken steps to ban it from being mandated in public schools at the local level.
Posted by: Fred || 05/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [321 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Running Dog
Stinking Intellectual
Bourzhuika
Enemy of the People
WHITE GIRL
Posted by: Eohippus Greque6552 || 05/28/2021 0:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Madness! Sheer madness!
Posted by: borgboy || 05/28/2021 0:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Wtf is whiteness?
Posted by: Herb Cleth8659 || 05/28/2021 0:57 Comments || Top||

#4  when we dance
Posted by: Chris || 05/28/2021 2:24 Comments || Top||

#5  Toothpaste is racist.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 05/28/2021 2:51 Comments || Top||

#6  No, the woke won't debate you. Here's why.

CRT doesn't believe in facts, or logic, or scientific studies. It really is this bad.
Posted by: Sheger Thromotch7944 || 05/28/2021 2:57 Comments || Top||

#7  Its a religion among the truly privileged whites who've thrown out the Judaeo-Christian God and made themselves their own god to compensate by blaming everyone and everything else for their failures in their Democratic strongholds in maintaining the fundamentals of civilization.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/28/2021 6:27 Comments || Top||

#8  Kate Slater is Right,
her intellect is Left,
her objective is,
as an attention seeking monkey.

(see illustration)

Posted by: Spomons Jones6824 || 05/28/2021 8:54 Comments || Top||

#9  Its a religion among the truly privileged whites who've thrown out the Judaeo-Christian God and made themselves their own god to compensate by blaming everyone and everything else for their failures in their Democratic strongholds in maintaining the fundamentals of civilization.

I go with the shorter version - some people are just fucked, and irredeemably so.
Posted by: Raj || 05/28/2021 10:05 Comments || Top||

#10  do the right thing and give your gig to a deserving black Marxist.
Posted by: jack salami || 05/28/2021 10:07 Comments || Top||

#11  If she's all that serious about it, why doesn't she just go jump off a bridge?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 05/28/2021 11:27 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Inside the Texas Capitol date rape drugging case that wasn't
[HOUSTONCHRONICLE] The news landed at the Texas Capitol last month like a bombshell: State police were investigating claims that a male lobbyist from one of the most influential firms in Austin had used a date rape drug on two female legislative staffers.The Capitol quickly swung into outrage mode. Female politicians wore pink in solidarity with the victims. The House speaker condemned the "disgusting, detestable allegations." After the alleged culprit was identified, some politicians banned his firm, HillCo Partners, from their offices. And new laws requiring that lobbyists receive harassment training were proposed.

Within a week, however, the Travis County district attorney and the Texas Department of Public Safety announced in a statement that they would not be bringing any charges. "We have concluded there is not enough evidence to support these allegations. ... No crime occurred in this instance," DPS and DA Jose Garza said.

Now, a DPS investigation has concluded that a legislative staffer fabricated the story of the date rape drug to cover up embarrassing personal behavior. "No evidence or facts obtained during the investigation support the allegation," the 50-page report said.

In a separate audio recording obtained by Hearst Newspapers, the investigator went even further, describing the accused lobbyist, Richard Dennis — not the female staffer — as "the victim" in this case. "She lied to me," the investigator, Special Agent Patrick Alonzo, can be heard saying. "She orchestrated all this."



Posted by: Fred || 05/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [158 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Gotta remember: "rape" hoaxes predate "Hate crime" hoaxes.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/28/2021 5:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Apologies...? Apologies...?
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 05/28/2021 8:03 Comments || Top||

#3  Would I lie to you
Would I lie to you honey
Now would I say something that wasn't true
I'm askin you sugar would I lie-ie-ie-ie-ie-ie to you
Posted by: Whimble Hupomoth2382 || 05/28/2021 8:09 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot is SUED by white reporter from Daily Caller after she said she would only give one-on-one interviews to black or brown journalists
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
  • Lori Lightfoot last Tuesday said she would only give interviews to people of color

  • Her temporary policy, she said, was to draw attention to a lack of diversity

  • On Thursday, a white reporter from the Daily Caller suing Lightfoot in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

  • The lawsuit, filed by Daily Caller News Foundation and Judicial Watch, alleges that Thomas Catenacci was denied an interview by Lightfoot

  • The lawsuit claims Catenacci's First Amendment rights were violated, as well as his Fourteenth Amendment right to equal protection

  • Tucker Carlson has described Lightfoot as a Nazi and monster and other journalists also reacted in anger towards the mayor's decision

  • One Latino journalist in the city said his newspaper cancelled their interview
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/28/2021 00:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [255 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I wholeheartedly hate everyone of these pieces of shit
Posted by: Chris || 05/28/2021 2:19 Comments || Top||

#2  I'd imagine lots of liberal judges will find that whites have "no standing." Period.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 05/28/2021 7:37 Comments || Top||

#3  Groot Lightfoot, Gretchen Whitless, Andrew Cuomo, Gavin Gruesome et al as well as Deep State conspirators and also BLM grifters, Antifa thugs, race "hate crime" hoaxers and violent black felons generally:
above the law

You, I, conservatives, white Christians, anyone who dares criticize elections in the new USSA, Proud Boys, other white USSA eloi:
below the law
Posted by: Slush Lumumba4029 || 05/28/2021 7:44 Comments || Top||

#4 

Mayor Lgbtqiapkah.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 05/28/2021 9:08 Comments || Top||

#5  Truly, a face only a mother could love.
Posted by: Raj || 05/28/2021 9:56 Comments || Top||

#6  ^ Agreed
Posted by: George Snoger7083 || 05/28/2021 10:06 Comments || Top||

#7  the obvious solution is to send a reporter in wearing blackface

maybe the Governor of VA or Trudeau could get a shoe in
Posted by: Retard Strength || 05/28/2021 14:03 Comments || Top||

#8  "I'm... uhh, Rayton. Rayton D'Payton, from the Associated Black Press. I err... gotta aks yuhh..."


Posted by: Dron66046 || 05/28/2021 14:15 Comments || Top||

#9  And the minority reporters MUST wear their pants sagging below their butts.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 05/28/2021 15:04 Comments || Top||


Economy
Marco Rubio Rails Against Senate Reducing Chinese Tariffs in Anti-China Bill
[Breitbart] Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) railed against the Senate approving an amendment that would lower tariffs on Chinese products in a bill meant to help improve American competitiveness against China.

The Senate voted 91-4 to approve Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Ron Wyden’s (D-OR) amendment to the Endless Frontier Act.
The Central Committee's checks have cleared, Senator.
Only Sens. Rubio, Josh Hawley (R-MO), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) voted against the proposal.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) sponsored the legislation as part of a strategy for America to become more competitive against China in artificial intelligence, high-end computing, and advanced manufacturing.

The Wyden-Crapo amendment would remove tariffs on personal protective equipment (PPE), as American manufacturers have made significant investments to help create PPE during the coronavirus pandemic. The amendment would also reauthorize the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB), which would unilaterally reduce tariffs on thousands of Chinese products.

The over 280-page amendment also contains provisions that might aid big tech companies.

Title 1, Subtitle B: Addressing Censorship and Barriers to Digital Trade section of the amendment requires the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to maintain a list of countries that disrupt digital trade and "coerced censorship," deny market access to American tech companies, designates an official to monitor those countries, and urges the USTR to negotiate trade agreements to facilitate greater market access for American technology companies.

The USTR could use this authority to label countries, such as Poland and Hungary, that have enacted restrictions on big tech companies to push for trade restrictions against those countries.
Xi says "Thanks" and to check Hunter's mail box.
This also could distract from the USTR’s mission to go after potential unfair Chinese trade practices by advancing big tech’s interests abroad.

Wyden said on the Senate floor ahead of the amendment vote that the bipartisan compromise on their proposal shows that the "Senate is going to come together on the urgency of outcompeting China."

Rubio told Breitbart News’s Matthew Boyle in an exclusive interview last week that the Endless Frontier Act would not enact "safeguards" to protect American research and development:
Chinese will still be crawling all over American universities and tech companies.
Posted by: Omotle Sholuns7857 || 05/28/2021 07:59 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [178 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Didn't read the article. Am more interested in commenting that no Rantburgers care what Rubio says (based on the comments).
Posted by: Vespasian Ebboting9735 || 05/28/2021 13:30 Comments || Top||

#2  He's lost a lot with me, even when he's right
Posted by: Frank G || 05/28/2021 13:46 Comments || Top||


Government Corruption
Listen as Hunter Biden bragged that he would regularly smoke crack with late D.C. Mayor Marion Barry at a Georgetown bar when he was a student in recorded phone call with a friend
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
  • Hunter Biden is heard bragging about smoking crack with D.C. Mayor Marion Barry - who died in 2014 - in an audio recording obtained by DailyMail.com

  • The president's son, 51, recorded a January 2019 phone call with his friend in which he admitted to doing drugs with the civil rights hero and infamous addict

  • 'You know what, I actually smoked crack with Marion Barry, I swear to f***ing god,' Hunter says in the call which was saved on his abandoned laptop

  • He explained he was a junior at Georgetown University at the time and would regularly smoke with the politician in the bathroom of a local bar

  • 'He used to come there and drink like late, late. And I would be there, and he would go to the bathroom,' Hunter continues

  • The admission contradicts the claim in his memoir that his arrest as a teenager scared him off drugs until after college

  • Barry, who died aged 78, spent six months in federal prison after he was caught smoking crack on camera in an FBI sting in January 1990
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/28/2021 10:43 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [185 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Bitch I set myself up!"
Posted by: Frank G || 05/28/2021 12:46 Comments || Top||

#2  I call bullshi# on this one. Barry would never stoop to such a lowly association.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/28/2021 12:50 Comments || Top||


State Department contractor who led Wuhan COVID leak probe shut down by Biden identifies top official who 'downplayed links to China, didn't want to investigate origins and ignored his persistent warnings'
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News]
  • The contractor who led State's task force probing the origins of coronavirus, said former Assistant Secretary of State Chris Ford led to its termination

  • David Asher said Ford and other colleagues 'deliberately' downplayed links of the inception of COVID-19 to the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China

  • 'My view is it was a biological weapons program,' Asher said

  • Ford said he did have 'procedural' and 'substantive concerns' about the probe

  • He blamed Asher's team for keeping the investigation a secret and bypassing State Department and intelligence community experts

  • Biden's administration shut down the probe

  • On Wednesday, however, the president announced he tasking the intelligence community in investigating the origins of coronavirus to report back in 90 days
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/28/2021 00:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [236 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  the president announced he tasking the intelligence community in investigating the origins of coronavirus to report back in 90 days

Kicking the can down the road.......
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 05/28/2021 8:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Purchasing '90 days' to delay the finding of evidence and truth, which is already in hand.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/28/2021 8:55 Comments || Top||

#3  Just until this media blows over and they can quietly whitewash the affair.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 05/28/2021 8:56 Comments || Top||

#4  /\ Yes, no need in permitting this thing to boil over into some type of Coca-Cola style anti-China boycott of Walmart, Target, Best Buy, etc.

Or worse yet, exposing the complicity of the shadowy USG entities.


Posted by: Besoeker || 05/28/2021 9:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Democrats and Deep State (NIH) gave China the money to develop COVID. With Fauci's oversight.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 05/28/2021 16:41 Comments || Top||


Government agencies take money owed to foster children with disabilities or a deceased parent
[THEMARSHALLPROJECT.ORG] The Marshall Project and NPR have found that in at least 49 states* and Washington, D.C., foster care agencies comb through their case files to find kids entitled to these benefits, then apply to Social Security to become each child’s financial representative, a process permitted by federal regulations. Once approved, the agencies take the money, almost always without notifying the children, their loved ones or lawyers.

At least 10 state foster care agencies hire for-profit companies to obtain millions of dollars in Social Security benefits intended for the most vulnerable children in their care each year, according to a review of hundreds of pages of contract documents. A private firm that Alaska used while Hunter was in state care referred to acquiring benefits from people with disabilities as “a major line of business” in company records.

Some states also take veterans’ benefits from children with a parent who died in the military, though this has become less common as casualties have declined since the Iraq War.

State foster care agencies collected more than $165 million from these children in 2018 alone, according to the most recent survey data from the research group Child Trends. And the number is likely much higher, according to Social Security Administration data for 10 states obtained by a member of Congress and shared with The Marshall Project and NPR.

In New York, California and a handful of other states, foster care is run by counties, many of which also take this money, our reporting shows.

Nationwide, foster care agencies are funded through a complicated web of federal and state grants and subsidies, paid for by taxpayers. Children’s Social Security benefits were not intended to be one of those funding streams, according to federal law.

In a Marshall Project/NPR survey of all 50 state child services agencies, most pointed out that it is legal for them to apply to the Social Security Administration to become the financial representative for foster children’s benefits — though federal regulations state that a parent, foster parent, relative or family friend is preferred. Almost all said they take kids’ money as reimbursement for the cost of foster care, putting the funds in individual accounts to recoup what the state has paid for each child’s room and board.

In interviews, several officials also said that children in foster care are not mature enough to make good financial choices on their own, and that their family members or foster parents may have ill intentions and pocket the cash themselves.

Posted by: Fred || 05/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [103 views] Top|| File under:

#1  “Colder than space, charity can be” - David Drake.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/28/2021 5:41 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Biden Unveils $6 Trillion Budget That Will Raise Federal Spending To Highest Post-WW2 Level
[ZeroHedge] US stock futures soared Thursday morning as President Biden unveiled his first federal budget, which calls for the government to spend $6 trillion in the 2022 fiscal year, with total annual spending set to increase to $8.2 trillion by 2031.
2021 estimated tax collection is $3.8 billion.
Stocks initially kneejerked higher, then retreated on the headlines reporting the proposed budget, which Biden can pass through the Senate using budget rules that allow Dems to circumvent the filibuster. According to the NYT, it calls for the highest sustained levels of federal spending since World War II.

According to the NYT, the increase in federal spending, which follows both the COVID stimulus and Biden's "Build Back Better" infrastructure plans, will be driven by "Biden’s two-part agenda to upgrade the nation’s infrastructure and substantially expand the social safety net, contained in his American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan, along with other planned increases in discretionary spending."

With Biden expected to raise taxes and increase spending on tax enforcement, the annual deficits in Biden's budget projections wouldn't start to wane until the 2030s. Meanwhile, Biden's "ambitions to wield government power to help more Americans attain the comforts of a middle-class life and to lift U.S. industry to better compete globally in an economy the administration believes will be dominated by a race to reduce energy emissions and combat climate change."

Under Mr. Biden’s proposal, the federal budget deficit would hit $1.8 trillion in 2022,
Try $2.2 trillion.
even as the economy rebounds from the pandemic recession to grow at what the administration predicts would be its fastest annual pace since the early 1980s.
It was rebounding quickly in late 2020. Not so much now.
It would recede slightly in the following years before growing again to nearly $1.6 trillion by 2031.
I got a bridge in Brooklyn for sale. Cheap.
Total debt held by the public would more than exceed the annual value of economic output, rising to 117 percent of the size of the economy in 2031. By 2024, debt as a share of the economy would rise to its highest level in American history, eclipsing its World War II-era record.
Posted by: Omotle Sholuns7857 || 05/28/2021 05:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [155 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Bread and Circuses. You'll need Gold, Silver, and Lead to survive what's coming.
Posted by: One Eyed Tsar || 05/28/2021 9:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Would someone in congress, please get this administration's hands out of the cookie jar, they are stealing our future.
Posted by: Uloluling Snore4153 || 05/28/2021 11:13 Comments || Top||

#3  Can we stop calling it a budget?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/28/2021 12:17 Comments || Top||

#4  Assuming they can pass it in the Senate, of course.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/28/2021 12:27 Comments || Top||

#5  ...as long as Ms Harris is around.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/28/2021 15:08 Comments || Top||

#6  It would recede slightly in the following years before growing again to nearly $1.6 trillion by 2031.

The classic IT outsourcing ploy.
"We'll reduce your run rate now by chopping heads and moving offshore. You can reconstitute later with lower base rates."

That's worked well for CEO bonuses.
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/28/2021 15:32 Comments || Top||


It's Stunning Who Led the Charge to Screw Israel Out of an Aid Package
[Townhall] Okay, it's not shocking, and this story died when it became increasingly clear that Democrats who hate Israel had no chance of blocking a $735 million aid package that was greenlit by Joe Biden. Right now, there is a fragile ceasefire between Hamas and Israel. Hamas has spent the better part of a month firing thousands of rockets into Israel from Gaza. This won't last. There's going to be another war because Hamas is a group of genocidal terrorists who must destroy Israel. That's the side Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), her squad, and others have sided with over the past couple of weeks. So, it's no shock she was the starting quarterback in this symbolic effort to block the aid package last week (via The Hill):
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/28/2021 03:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [261 views] Top|| File under:

#1  A developed First World country does not need aid from the US or anyone else. They can well afford their own costs.
Posted by: Sheger Thromotch7944 || 05/28/2021 5:22 Comments || Top||

#2  The belief of a primitive in his (its?) own cleverness never ceases to amaze me.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/28/2021 5:38 Comments || Top||

#3  Sheger Thromotch7944, while normally I would agree with your comment when the enemies of that First World Country are financed by other nations things are a bit different.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 05/28/2021 10:40 Comments || Top||

#4  Think of it as paying for R&D. Israel's operation against Hamas was the world's first AI war
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/28/2021 12:17 Comments || Top||

#5  #1 No. But it's the equals, the societies with similar aspirations and technological prowess you support and they in turn complement you.

Wastage is burning billions in islamic shitholes over dick measuring and hubris. Also, your taxpayers are not obligated to aid people in the third world who don't care for them anyway. A more justifiable use of their money is to strategically strengthen what allies you do have, to supplement their forces against your enemies and build unassailable coalitions.

This is the duty of a responsible State, not charity or posturing using their citizens' money.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 05/28/2021 13:28 Comments || Top||


US investigating whether Ukrainians interfered in 2020 election -NY Times
[Jpost] Prosecutors in the US Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York are probing whether the Ukrainian officials tried to influence the Nov. 3 election.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/28/2021 01:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [248 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Damn Ukranians sure do have alot of pull
Posted by: Chris || 05/28/2021 2:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Pesky Ukrainians.

Thank goodness the right election outcomes were guaranteed by those brave guardians of the Republic, Zuckerberg Bloomberg Steyer and Soros
Posted by: Mad Eye Cheack4981 || 05/28/2021 7:24 Comments || Top||

#3  ^-- forgot the /sarc tag there...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 05/28/2021 7:27 Comments || Top||

#4  And here I thought the WiFi/internet for the machines went to China.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/28/2021 12:05 Comments || Top||

#5  Turnaround's fair play?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/28/2021 12:22 Comments || Top||

#6  I don't know what's at the CATO institute link because I don't click on those.

I think maybe they think Ukraine's a good scapegoat because the presidency was won by one of (((those people))).
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 05/28/2021 16:10 Comments || Top||

#7  because the presidency was won by one of (((those people))).

You’ve been sharpening your scalpel again, Snowy Thing.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/28/2021 16:33 Comments || Top||

#8  Let's review some pertinent history.
In 2013 Light Worker (LW) decreed that Assad has to go. Unfortunately, Russians disagreed*. LW (the white-bread gangsta) felt dissed and started drawing red lines - which Russians ignored. At that point somebody in his surrounding had a brilliant idea (so brilliant, it may even been LW himself). Regime change in Ukraine, and the new pro-western government will deny Russia the use of Crimean port. Hence, Russia won't be able to continue interfering in Syria. The coup - all it cost a few hundred million to Ukrainian nationalists - succeeded. But evil Putin grabbed Crimea (its ethnic Russian population didn't want to live under Ukrainian Nationalists - very nice people, you should read about them).
With his brilliant plan in shambles Obama, but not proud dad Biden, lost interest. At that point Ukrainians - who are very smart people - had a brilliant idea: "everyone knows that America is secretly ruled by Jews - so lets elect a Jew to be our new president & Americans will love us again."

*Many reasons, the main one (IMO) they got tired of eating humble pie.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/28/2021 18:30 Comments || Top||

#9  Not only a Jew, but a Jewish comedian. Fortunately he seems to be the polar opposite of Al Franken, so they have that going for them. But it’s odd that the Ukrainians, with their reputation as pro-Nazi Jew-haters chose this brilliant, funny filmmaker with an unused law degree, the polar opposite of the unbrilliant, unfunny, Jew-hating “African-American” with an unused law degree that the supposedly racist Americans elected president —twice — a few years earlier.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/28/2021 19:18 Comments || Top||

#10  I think they figured better a comedian than a joke.


G: I think the timeline's kind of backwards. I think the Russians were close to losing Syria, and hurting from the sanctions from Ukraine, and then Obama came along in 2015 with the Iran deal and _everyone_ got a cash infusion. I think the deal was equivalent to about 150 billion dollars all told. Obama got what he really wanted and suddenly Putin had the money to really prosecute the war the way he wanted to.

Too bad the elites then spent three years not talking about this because Orange Man Bad. And then we had the kung flu and its million abberations of science...

Which I've already discussed enough today already.

Anyway, I think they're actually scared of Zelensky because although they can make noise about how he's close to this or that oligarch, he might not be part of the whole preexisting network, so they don't know what to do with him. So they're going to make threats and see if that works.

Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 05/28/2021 22:50 Comments || Top||


Atlanta councilman Antonio Brown, who voted to defund police, has car stolen
[NYPOST] An Atlanta politician mayoral candidate who voted to defund millions of dollars from the local police department's budget reportedly had his car stolen by a group of young thieves this week.
I was gonna comment that God sometimes works in mysterious ways, but this is more a whack with a celestial mallet.
City Council Member Antonio Brown had just gotten out of his white Mercedes coupe to speak to fellow community leader Ben Norman in northwest Atlanta's Dixie Hills community Wednesday when he spotted four or five kids — the youngest only 6 or 7, WAGA-TV reported.
"What's that curious sound I hear?"
"I believe it's feral yoots!"

The children were walking around a store — and within seconds were inside Brown's car, he said.
"Quick! Grab the ride!"
"One kid was in the driver's seat," Brown told the outlet. "Ben attempted to open the door to get him out of the car. He fought with Ben.
[PUNCH!]
"Hey! No fair! I wasn't lookin'!"
[PUNCH!]
"Ow! I quit!"

"I then engaged and tried to get him out of the car. The three other kids were trying to figure out how to get in the car or stay out of the car. He started to hit on the gas. Ben let go."
"G'bye, feral children! Drive careful!"
"As he started to speed up, and I knew that if I had not let go, I knew I probably could have killed myself because he was going so fast, I would have started to tumble," he added. "And I would have hurt him."
"How would you have hurt him?"
"You know, body parts bouncing off him, that sort of thing."

Brown said he filed a report with the Atlanta Police Department.
"Atlanta po-lice!"
"I want to report a car theft!"
"Yer name?"
"Antonio Brown."
[CLICK!]

Authorities confirmed they found his car a few hours later, but did not say if they made any arrests. Brown said he doesn't want to press charges, according to the report. It appeared that the kids acted out of desperation, Brown told WSB-TV.
"Yeah. Dat's it. They wuz desperate."
The Universe: "Karma be!"
"They wuz so desperate they wuz laffing at with me"


Posted by: Fred & 3dc || 05/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [213 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Dessssss perado...
Why don't you come to yo' senses
Youse been out jumpin' fences
Fo' so long, now
Posted by: Choluting Uleremp9942 || 05/28/2021 0:15 Comments || Top||

#2  He had his car stolen by 12 year olds. Dumb fuck left his shit running in the HOOD in ATLANTA. Kds also aren't going to be charged.
Posted by: Chris || 05/28/2021 2:21 Comments || Top||

#3  this fellow seems to have frauded his way into getting the funds to buy his Mercedes

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/atlanta-councilman-antonio-brown-indicted-on-federal-fraud-charges/ar-BB17lpHS
Posted by: Lord Garth || 05/28/2021 7:49 Comments || Top||

#4  s.t. doesn't smell right with this one
Posted by: Guillibaldo Unutch4240 || 05/28/2021 7:52 Comments || Top||

#5 
Example of IRONY.

But notice he was willing to allow the thieves to go free if caught.

QUESTION: Why did he leave the KEYS in the car and running in Atlanta?

Also notice the verbage he uses:
""As he (the thief) started to speed up, and I knew that if I had not let go, I knew I probably could have killed myself (not the thief) because he was going so fast, I would have started to tumble," he added. "And I would have hurt him (the Theft??)."
Posted by: NN2N1 || 05/28/2021 8:35 Comments || Top||

#6  Insurance scam.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 05/28/2021 9:22 Comments || Top||

#7  ^I take that back. They found the car.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 05/28/2021 9:23 Comments || Top||

#8  /\ Wakandan lightning ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/28/2021 9:26 Comments || Top||

#9  s.t. doesn't smell right with this one

That is the not pressing charges because Desperation.

Group of Black Children performing a carjacking can't be in The Narrative.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/28/2021 11:26 Comments || Top||

#10  gay, black, hates police, and already indicted.

this guy is a shoo-in for Atlanta mayor.
Posted by: Retard Strength || 05/28/2021 18:19 Comments || Top||


Rep. Pressley: We Need Many Laws to 'Affirm Once and for All that Black Lives Matter'
[BREITBART] Representative Ayanna Pressley
...bald-headed, large-mammaried Democrat representative from Massachussetts. A member of AOC's Mean Girl Squad, her primary concern seems to be her skin color now that she doesn't need her hair done. An out-and-out anti-Semite, Pressley is of the opinion that the nation needs Many Laws to ‘Affirm Once and for All that Black Lives Matter.’ She appears to be impervious to any concept of the tiger whose tail she so cheerfully yanks turning around and biting her, much less devouring her...
(D-MA) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s "Craig Melvin Reports" that politician’s work "to affirm once and for all that Black Lives Matter" must go beyond the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

Pressley said, "Qualified immunity is an unjust doctrine that has been codified in statute after statute, that has allowed for law enforcement to operate with callous disregard for Black and brown bodies, with reckless impunity for our lives, without any consequences. George Floyd was brutally murdered. Why did that happen? It happened because we have to affirm the fact Black Lives Matter because our lives have not mattered. They have not been valued. There was no humanity, no grace extended or afforded to him. Black folks have been dehumanized.

"Consequently have been brutalized, surveyed, profiled, murdered, lynched," she contended.. "So what would be the deterrent to that? We have much work to do beyond one bill."

She continued, "There must be accountability, and we have to legislate that. We have got to keep the qualified immunity in the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. It has to be maintained. It should not be watered down. it is one of the strongest and most important provisions of this bill. It’s how we’ll get to healing, and policies are the only receipts that matter in this moment, not hashtags and likes. What maters in this moment, is budget change and policy change."

Pressley added, "The work that we need to do of affirming the humanity of Black lives to think it wasn’t that long ago that saving Black Lives Matter was considered a controversial statement. If folks are tired of hearing it imagine how tired we are of having to say it. The fact is that Black Americans and other marginalized communities have experienced undue harm for centuries because of what I would characterize as policy violence, not naturally occurring, very precise policy. And so the path forward, if we are truly in the midst of a reckoning, which means that we are reconciling with who we have been and who we continue to be, then we will usher in transformative bold change. We will codify the value of Black lives in our policies and in our budgets, and that is not just one bill. So I hope that my colleagues have the political will, the courage and the stamina for the work that is really going to be necessary to assert and to affirm once and for all that Black Lives Matter and to give families the accountability and the healing that they deserve. I just want us to pass laws that are going to keep Black Americans and other marginalized communities alive, period. That is about making investments in communities to meet the most basic needs."

Posted by: Fred || 05/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [227 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Right...Post Obama World
Posted by: Threreck Angeaque5095 || 05/28/2021 1:48 Comments || Top||

#2  Ever tried voodoo for your angst?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 05/28/2021 2:09 Comments || Top||

#3  Diet, some exercise, a wig?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/28/2021 2:15 Comments || Top||

#4  you really have to pass a law to tell yourself and your ppl and everyone else that your lives matter? I'll be the asshole here and let everyone know they don't. Just like the rest of us.
Posted by: Chris || 05/28/2021 2:24 Comments || Top||

#5  If it weren't for some black robed humanist fools in the 50s they'd all have been forcibly integrated, their cultural leanings suppressed and made properly disciplined citizens by now. Instead, this fantastic guilt was shoved down American throats for decades and absolute degenerates today have a free run of this once great country. Shows what really matters. Picking a fcuking side matters.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 05/28/2021 2:47 Comments || Top||

#6  "Matter"? Not to me. Not any longer.

I'm at the point where I don't give a f--k about these douchebags at all. Their lives clearly don't matter enough to them and their black neighbors for them not to nearly kill themselves -- with fentanyl overdoses, like Floyd, for example -- or to stop killing other blacks, as some 6,000 blacks do every year in this country.

The nonstop BS and outright lies of this movement that's a racket have put an end to any sympathy or good intentions I ever had toward these wretched savages.

At this point I just want them to STFU and go away. Go to Africa, Guyana, Darkest Detroit, and abandoned testing facility in New Mexico: I. don't. care. anymore. Just GO AWAY and stop f--king lying.
Posted by: Alistaire Henbane8761 || 05/28/2021 5:39 Comments || Top||

#7  We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/28/2021 6:23 Comments || Top||

#8  You get what you tolerate
Posted by: Warthog || 05/28/2021 10:04 Comments || Top||

#9 
Posted by: Thrailet Bourbon9070 || 05/28/2021 12:40 Comments || Top||

#10  That Booker T. Washington said a bunch of smart things as well as inventing peanut butter.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/28/2021 15:33 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Biden ready to name Eric Garcetti ambassador to India
Hey, Dron, you're gonna love this one! Los Angelinos know him as Mayor Yoga Pants. He's famous for a $2 billion bond issue that he convinced voters to pass to provide housing for the homeless. The resulting housing units, the few of them that have actually been built, cost $750,000 a pop. And there are those of us who will never forget the road diet in which he appropriated car lanes on which commuters depend to get to and from work for bike lanes. Gotta go green, you know. He's pretty thoroughly discredited so there was no way he was moving on to another elected office after his term as mayor ended. Nice of the Big Guy to find something for him.
[Axios] President Biden is ready to nominate Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as his ambassador to India, sending a trusted political ally to the world's biggest democracy, people familiar with the matter tell Axios.

Driving the news: Biden is planning to name his first slate of political ambassadors as soon as next week, rewarding political allies like Garcetti, as well as big-dollar donors, many of whom covet postings in elegant European capitals.

The White House is still finishing the vetting process for potential ambassadors, including Garcetti, whose office called an Axios report earlier this month that he was being considered for an ambassadorship "speculative."

When the vetting process is complete, Biden is expected to formally send more than a dozen names to the Senate to begin the confirmation process for his first batch of political ambassadors.

Garcetti, who served as the co-chair of Biden's presidential campaign, was initially considered for the Cabinet. However, his chances diminished after a sexual harassment lawsuit against one of his former aides, Rick Jacobs, received national attention after journalist Yashar Ali reported about his own experience with Jacobs.

A Garcetti spokesperson, as well as the White House, declined to comment.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 05/28/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [263 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
If he can remember Eric Clapton's name eerrric Gerabaldi Joe Montana Amerigo Vespuchi Cetti Gargoyle Erotic Garcetti Dancers

Come on man, you know, the thing...
Posted by: Threreck Angeaque5095 || 05/28/2021 1:57 Comments || Top||

#2 





Come on man, you know, the thing...
Posted by: Threreck Angeaque5095 || 05/28/2021 2:10 Comments || Top||

#3  Thanks, Abu.

Among the criteria for selecting Ambassadors to India, one is probably their digestion. I think it was a Remmer or Roemer who was perpetually in the loo. I met Nancy Powell once at an event. She was rumored to be very particular about her diet.

As for work, they get no time for anything much from all the weddings and chief guest invites and ribbon cutting and bollywood hoopla. They come expecting a chaperoned princely supervision of US interests and are swept up in the ride of their lives, and before they know it it's over.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 05/28/2021 3:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Considering how inept and corrupt he must be, they sent the poor bastard to the right place.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 05/28/2021 3:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Yoga-Pants Meets Yogi
Posted by: Slaimp Snegum9036 || 05/28/2021 7:28 Comments || Top||

#6  What did India ever do to Zhou Bei-Den?
Posted by: Ulusoger Clalet8473 || 05/28/2021 8:39 Comments || Top||

#7  Comes across as someone whose digestive abilities are without question.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/28/2021 10:50 Comments || Top||

#8  What did India ever do to Zhou Bei-Den?

They invaded his favorite 7-Eleven.
Posted by: Omotle Sholuns7857 || 05/28/2021 10:56 Comments || Top||

#9  I guess it's been long enough (I mean, with Biden's memory) that this little tidbit has been forgotten:

Biden drops LA Mayor Eric Garcetti from event after two more men accuse close adviser of sexual misconduct
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 05/28/2021 11:54 Comments || Top||

#10  "Ed Buck"
Posted by: Frank G || 05/28/2021 12:43 Comments || Top||

#11  Among the criteria for selecting Ambassadors to India, one is probably their digestion.

According to Mr. Wife, learnt the hard way in Egypt, the key is to completely avoid meat, sticking to bread and cooked vegetarian dishes, alcoholic beverages, factory-sealed water bottles one opens oneself, and fruits one peels ditto.

He enjoyed the food in India so much he brought me home a Madhur Jaffrey cookbook.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/28/2021 15:55 Comments || Top||

#12  Considering how inept and corrupt he must be, they sent the poor bastard to the right place.

Ima guessing the Ambassador to New Orleans spot was already spoken for.
Posted by: SteveS || 05/28/2021 20:55 Comments || Top||



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