Whispers in the Air of Reunification

I’ve been here for over 4 years now and I’ve never really had an inkling of much happening up North.  The NK land mine that wounded a South Korean soldier last year which escalated to artillery and speakers barrages was the tensest it’s been, but even that was well under control.  Nothing outside of the ordinary.

However now something interesting is happening.  I’m seeing more news stories about Korean defections and news reports about their overseas workers.  This is strange because it is something that has be ignored for awhile now, so the question is why suddenly all these stories?  The number of defections to SK has been in decline for a few years now, but suddenly we get a news story of an entire overseas North Korean restaurant and it’s 13 employees defecting.  There is also reports that army rations are cut and NK soldiers are bullying the population to make up the gap.

While the biggest news is of the North Korean diplomat in London who defected before emptying out one of the slush funds worth ~400 million dollars, which is a sizable amount of money for them.  This has pushed Kim Jong Un to call back overseas workers and diplomats, or their family’s, the goal here is to create an incentive [by keeping family hostage] not to defect.  Then we get news stories that many of these diplomats are actually very poor, drawing government aid from the countries they work in, seeking out charity and donations.  Reports that these embassies had their funding cut, and are expected to fundraise and find ways to pay for their own operation.

I’m a little confused as to why this is all happening now, and why a diplomat who has such trust from Kim Jong Un, to live and work in London with his entire family would defect in the first place.  What made him defect?  He said he wants a better life for his kids, but while that may be true, would that really be the prime mover?  I suspect he may have been offered something.

Why would he not seek refuge in the UK where he lived and worked.  Why would he leave the UK and apply for refuge in South Korea?  Which he was granted btw.  I suspect he was promised something in South Korea for his defection, possibly a position to guide reunification?  Watch this guy and see where his future takes him.

There are also rumors of the North Korean elite preparing their children for the South Korean university entrance exam.  This is just speculation, but I’ve heard it suggested that unification may be a real possibility and the elite and simply preparing their students for it. On the other hand, my brain says it’s simply practicality, SK has designed the test already, just reuse it again because it’s a good test.

Anyway I’ve always felt like reunification was an impossibility during my stay here, but perhaps that isn’t true.  I think for this theory of reunification to get some legs we’ll have to see more propaganda in the South of the benefits of reunification.  A lot of people I suspect will be against it, as it won’t be cheap to rebuild the North, and the brotherly love of shared ethnicity seems to have evaporated with time.

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Comey before Congress

Let’s start with where the news started.  FBI director Comey said in his judgement he does not recommend prosecution.  Hillary was called grossly negligent, careless, and other things by Comey.  There is pretty much no question that what she did was illegal, but let’s breakdown why prosecution simply can’t work here.  Number 1, she is a presidential candidate.  She gets indicted on a felony, she can’t run for president, the FBI would essentially be denying American’s the right to vote in a sense.  [I don’t really agree with this because I think Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are stronger and better candidates anyway.]  But regardless of how I see it, others will see this as the FBI stealing the election, and being used for political means.  Number 2, government always protects itself first, no different from any organism it seeks survival above all things.  Number 3, people who go against the Clinton’s have a strange habit of dying early.  Lastly, a trial would take forever and then appeals.

The Anonymous FBI leaker is proving to be very legitimate.  He correctly identified that there would be no indictment, that Hillary had access to, and contained on her server special access programs (SAP) which were mentioned by Comey [basically above top secret clearance programs], and that Michael Flynn was likely to be Trump’s VP pick.  FBI Anon’s post was made before any of those three topics were in the mainstream news.  FBI Anon’s suggestion to the public at large was to dig into the Clinton Foundation, that is where the money laundering, and treason are evident.  When Comey testified before Congress he refused to answer if the Clinton Foundation was currently being investigated.

After Comey gave his recommendation, and the Justice Dept. decided to drop the case against Hillary.  Comey was then called before Congress to be interviewed.  Trey Gowdy and Chaffez put up a great line of questioning and the entire GOP raised some excellent questions, meanwhile the Dems just sort of praised Comey and didn’t ask a single relevant question about the investigation.  Here is what I got out of the testimony.

  • The FBI does not record interrogations and interviews.  They do not make transcripts.  [This is somehow standard practice.]  Thus it is impossible for Congress to request any information from Hillary’s interviews.
  • Comey himself did not take part in the interview, and did not debrief the agents were a part of the interview of Clinton.
  • The FBI can not say for certain that Hillary’s email servers haven’t been hacked by foreign actors.
  • Gmail has a 24/7 security team, Hillary’s email server did not.
  • 110 emails contained classified information at the time they were sent.
  • Hillary did not hand over all her emails that were work-related.  Several thousand were missing.
  • Hillary gave her lawyers access to her emails to determine which to delete and which to turn over to the State Dept.  These lawyers did not have a security clearance, the emails contained classified information.
  • She used numerous devices to access her email.  She used them when she was overseas which is a security concern due to foreign interception.
  • Hostile actors gained access to email accounts of people Hillary was in frequent contract with.
  • Before Congress Hillary lied (perjury) in her previous testimony under oath in Congress.  But the FBI did not include that in their investigation.  Congressman Chaffez has promised a Congressional referral to start that investigation.
  • The Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) was asked what office had classified the material on Hillary’s server.  ODNI revealed that he could not tell even Congress about it.  It was above top-secret.  These are likely the Special Access Programs (SAP).  Whoever makes the program and runs it decides who is able to see it.  This is Borne Identity stuff going on.
  • Comey’s excuse not to indict was lack of intent, Clinton simply careless and negligent.

Other stuff I got out of this while looking into the email thing.  It appears that with Benghazi the State Dept. sat around with Obama trying to come up with the best fake story to justify the deaths of 4 American’s.  A viral video is what they went with.  There were two video’s and they couldn’t decide on which one to use.  Remember this happened in September of 2012, just before a presidential election against Romney.  They were apparently more concerned with how the situation appeared, than the actually facts.

There is an email where Hillary’s aides are requesting a document to be sent.  The document was classified but they were having problems sending it over the classified network so they are instructed to send it non-classified.

12 officers were shot in Dallas, 3 officers in other cities were shot too.  That’s coming on the next post.

Corruption is Rife…

…and there is really not much we can do about it.  The Founders made a grave mistake when they placed the Attorney General under the executive branch instead of opting for independent prosecutors with short term limits.

We see this problem play out everywhere.  Police officers around the country can find immense legal protection from District Attorney’s that simply refuse to prosecute, because prosecution of the police department risks their career, safety, and because police work ultimately determines how successful a prosecutor they can be due to evidence collection, etc.

We have entered this weird zone where we have amassed so many frivolous laws that someone is always guilty of breaking one of them.  Now that we have reached that point, the digression granted to police and prosectuors has become entirely too powerful and they have been easily corrupted.  Put simply the little people get prosecuted and the big people walk free.  Martin Armstrong was held in contempt of court and jailed for not handing over material a Judge insisted he had, for 7 years, without being charged for a crime.  That illegal, but it was done.

Many of our rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights have been eroded away, we are only promised those things on paper but not in reality.  In reality a police SWAT team breaks into your home at 2am with a no knock warrant because of hearsay of a crackhead, the SWAT team throws a flashbang in your baby’s crib nearly killing him and no one is indicted or charged.

Of course, the most notably and recent is the decision not to indict Hillary.  There exists no doubt that people have been indicted for less, there exists no doubt that having a private (uncertified) server in your private residence breaks not only Department Rules, but it is a violation of a multiple parts of US Federal Law, these are just some.

18 U.S.C Sec. 793(f) of the federal code make it unlawful to send of store classified information on personal email.

Section 1236.22 of the 2009 National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Hillary telling people to send classified material over unsecure methods.

The scary part of this is that foreign government may have access her server and had access to the highest top secret material in all of government.  There is also a good chance that these foreign governments would have enough material to blackmail her, should she be elected.  This creates some very dangerous situations for us as citizens, as our leader may be acting out of their own self interest and not the countries.

We know there are violations of US legal code because we have batches of the emails released by WikiLeaks.  So your next question is likely, “Why wasn’t she indicted?”

The first witness she could call to defend herself would be the president of the US possibly.

An unnamed, anonymous source claiming to be a high level FBI Agent has recently come out and given his take on it.  Like many have suspected he was claiming an indictment would not happen.  There is simply too many people involved and too much at stake.  Clinton used this email server exclusively, she emailed the president, everyone in her Department and the White House.  These people responded to her emails and they KNEW it wasn’t a government email address.  A prosecution of Hillary demands that others are prosecuted as well, and Hillary is likely black mailing them and the “mutually assured destruction” to keep herself safe.

I’ve mentioned here before the corrupt Justice Department was preparing to open closed court files regarding HSBC, where FBI director was formerly a board member.  He has likely been bullied into compliance as well.

It comes as no surprise that there will be no indictment.  Obama announced his endorsement for her over a week ago, and they are currently campaigning together.  Obama is the one who appointed the FBI director and the Attorney General, the two people who can recommend an indictment.  He wouldn’t endorse someone if he knew an indictment was a possibility.  It is just move proof these guys are talking behind the current and are a part of one big club, and we ain’t in it.

The FBI source also pointed out that the email is nothing, it’s small potatoes and in the big picture meaningless.  The real danger and the real crime Hillary has committed is with The Clinton Foundation (TCF).  The source urged people to start digging there and finding stuff.  Old news stories already exist and some have been dug up.  I even blogged about one before.  The State Department under Hillary secured a deal for a Russian uranium miner giving them mining rights over ~20% of America’s uranium supply.  Hillary then flew to Russia and gave a private speech worth several hundred thousand dollars.  The foundation has accepted massive amounts of money from some of the worst, human rights abusing, backwards countries in the world.  What did those countries get out of it?  We can’t be sure, but we do know Libya is decimated, Syria is decimated, and Saudi Arabia somehow is humming along just fine.

The Foundation is set up as a non-profit charity.  Yet it doesn’t carry out independent audits.  Roughly 10% of the money goes into actually charity work.  The rest is distributed in a very complex web of shell companies.

Huma Abedin has said that Hillary’s old calendars have likely been burned.  They were requested because of a discrepancy between the calender’s given to a Freedom of Information Act request, and the meetings we know happened.

A former UN official mysterious died over the weekend as his neck was crushed by a barbell.  It was ruled an accident.  He was set to testify the very next day about funneling money into the DNC during the Clinton Administration.  How convenient for Hillary.

Hillary Clinton has committed treason and yet still seeks the highest office in the land.  The establishment protect her, because if she falls, they fall with her.  The DNC falls, the President, the AG, etc. and everything they’ve done comes into question.  Which leads me to the final point, confidence.

Governments around the world hinge on confidence.  People grant them power, the authority to tax, the authority to prosecute/jail, the authority to go to war and draft young men and now women into military service.  If a population loses confidence in their government what happens?  Nothing good is the short answer.

Confidence has been waning for some time now and approval ratings are really scrapping the bottom of the barrel around the world.  I believe the French PM is under 10% approval.  Our Congress is under 10% approval.  The electoral apathy and disenfranchisement within our population is a short term phase I believe.  We will wait around and see if things improve, and if they don’t…well, people will take action.  We are fast approaching the point at which people take action.  You already see it with the rise of outsider politicians, globally.

What happens to confidence when a presidential candidate/politician, skirts out of charges many people think she is guilty of?  What happens when banks fail to suffer any prosecution over the 2007 housing crisis?  What happens when we get dragged into never ending armed conflicts all over the world, we are told it is in our best interest when it feels like it isn’t?  What happens when government promises to keep you safe but terrorists blow up the WTC or gun down people in a nightclub?  What happens when the robust economy you put the government in charge of slows to a crawl as the labor force declines, and food stamp recipients go up?

Confidence in government falls. It’s been falling for awhile now.  We can’t be sure what the outcome might be.

I think our markets will do great for the near year or two as people around the world look to the US for safety.  But I can absolutely see us getting pushed into war with Russia or China should Hillary win.  And regardless of who wins there is so much institutional corruption that it may not even matter.  Additionally, both leaders would be wildly unpopular, so civil unrest is more than likely, it’s practically guaranteed.

Scott Adams has said this election, like all the ones before them, facts don’t matter.  It’s all about emotion and persuasion.  Hillary has labeled Trump a crazy racist and it really is hurting his poll numbers.  Despite him being a champion for unsegregated Southern country clubs, hiring black people, and women into position that had never been held by them before.  The term racist somehow sticks, like Adams said, facts don’t matter.

Still in the big picture primary election votes numbers are down 21% for DNC, and up 62% for the GOP.  That is terrifying for Hillary.  She received fewer votes in 2016 than when she ran against Obama in 2008.

Depressing News

I heard about this story roughly a week ago and it’s finally got some traction on a bigger website, be it a very right leaning website.  I feel comfortable putting it on here only because no one else is talking about it and it deserves to be seen.

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/436915/twin-falls-idaho-mideast-refugees-sexually-assault-five-year-old

I suggest reading it.  We are likely going to see even more stories like this so we better prepare ourselves.   It involves three boys; 7,10, and 14 raping and urinating on a mental disabled 5 yr old girl.  The boys come from two refuge families from Sudan and Iraq that have been in the country for less than 2 years.  The police have sealed the case because it involves minors, and likely, because it would be pretty damaging to Obama and Hillary’s policies. Not to mention it would put Trump in the White House if this ever made national news.

Let’s visit Euroland and see how their policies are going.  Sweden has become the refugee capital of Europe second only to Germany in terms of numbers, but as far as refugees per capita, Sweden has accepted the most by a long shot.  It should come as little surprise that reported rapes have skyrocketed in Sweden in the past decade, and they have become the rape capital of Europe.  See chart below, from 2012 66.5 rapes per 100,000.  In 2014 it was 69 per 100,000.

As is typical of governments, where do they place the blame?  It’s Sweden’s alcohol culture and the refugees can’t adapt to it, so they lose control of themselves when they drink.  Or it’s because of cultural differences between Western and Muslim majority nations, and the Western women are not acting with enough modesty.  Or it’s the clothes women wear, or the neighborhoods they walk in.  It’s anyone fault but the government for allowing these people into the country in the first place.  They skip this whole step in the blame game for some reason, government is incapable of accepting it has done something wrong.

Obama and Hillary would like to do the same thing here in the US, well in fact they already have.  I wrote about it on a previous post where refuges were being brought into the US under the orders of the State Department and they were being placed directly with charity groups and given (taxpayer) money.  The individual states these people were placed in were not notified at all.  Governor Christi even talks about how the State department refused to even tell him (the governor) where these people were in his state.  He said he had to locate the charities and back track though them to find the location of the actual refugees and how many has been brought in.

Meanwhile Loretta Lynch has admitted that the Feds have lost track of the Orlando shooters wife.  Well isn’t this fantastic.  The level of incompetence in our system is outstanding.  They’ve also refused to release Hillary’s emails regarding the Trans-Pacific Trade deal until after the election.  It doesn’t surprise me that the state department has become criminal, it seems everything the Clinton’s touch turn corrupt.  Even their charity is criminal.

In the UK they hold their vote on if they want to sink with the Euro or try to go it alone.  Odd that all the UK broadcasters have stated they won’t do exit polling.  Very strange indeed, why would you not want exit polls for one of the biggest votes in your countries history?  Well exit polls happen to pick up margins of error and detect rigging of the votes fairly easily.  Exit poll inconsistency was one of the main reasons Bernie’s followers were suggesting foul play in the DNC primary process.  Anyway, the rig is in for the UK.  We don’t know the results yet, but my money would be on Remain in the EU, unfortunately.

So the UK is going to have to deal with insane laws like this one…

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-robotics-lawmaking-idUSKCN0Z72AY

In the EU robots will be be classified as “electronic persons”.  The robot owners would have to pay social security for their robots.  This is only a draft plan, but it shows the idiocy that is afoot in Brussels.  Nothing would slow down the technology/robotics industry more than legislation like this.

 

 

Why things are changing…and they’re never going back.

A great ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ shift is underway in societies and cultures around the world.  The status quo is being thrown out and citizens are becoming more welcoming of risk.  As Scott Adams says, risk is a bad when things are going well, but when things are going poorly risk seems to be the more attractive option.  People are finally open to changing the game and introducing some risk, but this pendulum swings both ways; it can swing toward liberty (digital privacy laws, tighter patent laws, removal of cronyism, lower taxes, more independent media outlets, less government control), or it can swing toward authoritarianism (regulated “free speech”, gun grabs, more “super delegates”, higher taxes, and more government control).  So this time in history is incredibly important for all of us, as it will shape the future of our communities, countries, and the world as a whole.

You may think things are going great in America, unemployment is at decade long lows, Obama has a great record on jobs added, and the market has been on the longest bull run in it’s history.  However, this all a question of framing, for example, the average worker is bringing home less money, a lot less when you adjust for inflation.  The number of people IN the workforce is currently at an all time low 62.5%, this is down 3.9% from highs in 2007.  Essentially, we have the same number of people working now (~200 million) that we had in 2007, despite the population growing by 20 million in the same time period.  Real house hold income has also been in decline since 1999.  Most kids than ever are living with their parents even after university education.

Our country is saddled with an insurmountable pile of debt that we have no intention, and likely, no plan of ever paying back.  We don’t produce enough to satisfy our own domestic demand, so we import and now have a large trade deficit.  We get the money to import by selling off our assets.  Most notable of which is several Uranium mines.  In a deal pushed along by the Hillary state department, a Canadian company with mining rights to US Uranium deposits was sold to Russia, giving them an unprecedented control over 20% of the US’s Uranium production capacity. (Read More).

From the Article:

And shortly after the Russians announced their intention to acquire a majority stake in Uranium One, Mr. Clinton received $500,000 for a Moscow speech from a Russian investment bank with links to the Kremlin that was promoting Uranium One stock.

The nation is full of corruption, cronyism, life-time politicians that do nothing but look our for their own interests while they carefully gauge how much we’ll let them take from us.  Hillary’s corruption is nothing different from most mainstream politicians that “serve” us today.  We desperately need term limits and an end to cronyism.  Working in government ought to not be a career, but service instead to the voters.  Corruption and wrong doing needs to be held accountable, by and INDEPENDENT Attorney General, not one APPOINTED by the executive branch.

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To make a long story short the government itself has failed us.  Politicians are only human and thus they are susceptible to the usual things like greed, glutton, and the thirst for power, that comes along with the human condition.  This was always the case, but in recent years it has become too much for the public to bear.  They’ve taken too much from us, and the mosquito that they are has sucked us dry to the point we have become a weaker, sicker nation.

Through much of the 1900’s the US was an ascending nation.  The US recapitalized the world post WW2 and our industry and manufacturing was the most productive and successful in the world.  That changed and we’ve gone from being an ascending nation to a descending nation.  Where was your phone made, your TV, your washing machines and dryers?  Likely not America.  And if they are an American company there is a good chance 90% of the components are not (ie. Apple phones) or they were nearly fully assembled in Mexico and shipped to the US for final assembly in order to slap that “Made in America” sticker on it.

The Chinese produce amazing phones and micro-electronics and have a near monopoly on chip production because of the scale and volume they can produce at with rock bottom prices.  The South Koreans make some of the most advanced durable goods like refrigerators, and TV’s.  Meanwhile, my mother bought a Whirlpool (American) refrigerator and it was leaking on day 1.  Our manufacturing capability is crumbling and instead of building higher tech and more efficient and advanced factories, we’ve caved to union demands and forced companies to keep workers that don’t perform, and lack the skills needed to compete in the global economy.

But it’s not just economics and government corruption that is causing this change in the psyche of citizens in America and around the world.  The loss of faith in the media is one of the chief reasons for this tidal wave action that will bring sweeping changes to the globe.  Historically the media could control the narrative and write the story to make the public believe anything.  The media likely thinks of themselves as Kingmakers and proudly declare that whoever spends the most on on advertising wins the election (guess who sells advertising airtime).  But that no longer holds true.  In the GOP primary Trump won, with a smaller staff, a smaller budget, and fewer ads than any modern candidate AND he got the most votes of any candidate ever.  The media is losing control and their ability to drive public opinion.  How did this happen?

The internet and free exchange of ideas is largely to blame.  This is why you see authoritarian moves coming from social media companies.  Twitter banning hate speech, un-verifying gay conservatives that break the mold the left crafted for them, delisting and deleting trending conservative hashtags.  Then on Facebook it is more of the same, posts critical of migrants and mass migration policies are deleted, nationalist posts are deleted under EU “hate speech” laws.  Facebook CEO, Zuckerberg was caught on a hot mic talking with the German leader about their plans to censor the site.  Reddit, a popular forum site, has suddenly changed their sorting algorithm after a pro-Trump group quickly became dominate on the site following the Orlando shooting.  This change ensures that it will not rise to the top organically as it once did, and instead anti-Trump boards are being pushed to the top and being designated “board of the day”.

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Then we have the mainstream media (MSM) lying to us.  I first noticed this trust between the public and the media breaking down around 2008-2009 with the occupy protests being given no coverage and very misleading coverage.  This is a violation of our public airwaves, the mainstream TV broadcasters have an obligation when using public airwaves to serve the “public interest, convenience and necessity,” as expressed in both the 1927 and 1934 Communications Acts.

Anyway, media continues to lie to us, but you can only fool someone for so long.  You can tell them everything is okay, it’s just fine, don’t worry, but eventually people will look out the window and see things aren’t fine.  It comes as no surprise that trust in the media peeked in 1999, along with our economic conditions, and has been declining ever since.  Here is a chart of public trust in the media as you can see it’s been in decline for awhile now.  Most notably is a 10% drop in 2004 when we were slowly finding our that Iraq was not as easy as we were told it would be.

The real question is can government’s current strategy work?  Is it possible to shut down the free exchange of ideas and censor things you don’t want people to hear?  Is it possible for the media to paint a narrative of Trump as a racist when there is no data or first hand accounts to support such an accusation?   How long can the public be lied to and misled?  Surely not forever.  And that is what WILL cause this tidal wave of change for our societies.  Had the media and government let ideas come and go freely and for the society to change slowly overtime, for politicians to be held accountable for their corruption and lies we might not be here.  But they keep building the levee higher and higher, and as Zepplin said, “If it keeps on rainin’, levee’s goin’ to break”.  Unfortunately this storm is just beginning and there is no end of rain in sight.

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The rise of Trump and Sander and their amazing success despite collusion within their parties to hamstring their campaigns, despite the news media openly attacking Trump, and completely ignoring Sanders (even when he had packed stadiums of 30,000+), demonstrate how fed up the American public is.  The rise of outsider candidates, and non-politicians is on the rise, and this trend is here to stay.  The Philippines just elected “The Punisher” who openly called for citizens to shoot any drug dealers they saw in an effort to clean the place up.  The “far-right” and nationalist parties of Europe have been in growing for the past year or two with a massive surge after the migration crisis.  EU skeptic parties and groups that want to leave the EU are growing, with the Netherlands now wanting to adopt a similar EU exit vote that the British will be having later this month.

The rise of these outsiders and more extreme ideas is simply the product of failed policy, policy that could not be criticized and corrected because the media does not allow it.  There is no discussion of trade deficits and secret trade deals on Fox News, no discussion of immigration on MSNBC, no criticism of two decades of failed Middle East interventionism on CNN.  If we don’t talk about topics honestly then we can’t solve problems with legitimate solutions.  Instead you get things like the assault weapon ban that restricted weapons with flash suppressors, or guns with a certain grip, or guns with bayonet attachments.  You get laws that don’t actually do anything but make people feel good.

“The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum”

― Noam Chomsky

So we instead fall into the media and the two parties system trap of debating things like does a fetus become a person on the 31st day after conception or the 32nd day after conception, or what bathroom should a transgender person should use.

But that is changing, because of this wave of anti-establishment and anti-media that Trump is riding on.  We are now having discussions about immigration, debt, foreign intervention, and visa admittance.  These topics would have fallen on deaf ears in 2008.  In the 2008 debates Dennis Kucinich was given a question about UFO’s, Obama was asked Apple Juice or Orange Juice, and a snowman was asking questions at one GOP debate.  Things have changed and the public is now being exposed to serious ideas and serious policy, which means they are now developing opinions on that policy and discussing it with each other.

This hasn’t yet reached the scale it needs to be though, this is still the beginning.  I think most people still regard the news with some level of trust, but that trust will fade if the media continue down this path.  These are simply the seeds of change.  You can see it in the video below when a young 15 year old black man (Trump supporter) is arguing with an older black man (wearing a black lives matter shirt) and the young man argues with reason and logic.  The only thing the older man can do is get loud, emotional, and personal.  These are the seeds of change, the youth distrust the media by a 20% greater margin than their parents.  Hopefully people are getting skeptical and seeking out facts on their own, but I think what is more likely, and more dangerous is that youth are simply turning to social media which can be just as controlled as mainstream media.



The Brexit (UK’s vote to leave the EU) is on June 23rd.  Polls have been sliding for the Remain in EU team and showed them with a 4 point deficit in a recent one I saw (meaning more favor exit).  So what would any person wanting to leave do?  Kill a politician?  Well this has supposedly happened.  I think this is all a bullshit scam to keep the UK in the EU and generate sympathy for the Remain campaign.

The story is fishy and has the attacker screaming “Britain first” (a Trumpism) before attacking.  The MP he killed was a women who was pro-immigration, pro-EU and I’m sure the media will be filled with remembrances of her policies and how great pro-immigration is for the UK.  Basically more propaganda.  It’s a shame she is dead, but I doubt this guy did it alone, unassisted.  The murderer has nothing to gain here, the Remain camp has A LOT to gain.  Most things I read from UK people that want to leave seem to hint that they think the vote is rigged.  No matter what the UK won’t be allowed to leave.  The EU has a history of anti-democratic moves like this including…  Delaying the vote, suspending the vote.  Re-doing the vote to get the correct result.  Not letting politicians take office even though they are rightly elected.  They even assassinated an anti-immigration presidential candidate in the Netherlands when it became clear he was going to win back in early 2002.  His name was Pim Fortuyn and he died 9 days before the election, and the assassin justified his killing saying, [he murdered Fortuyn to stop him from exploiting Muslims as “scapegoats” and targeting “the weak members of society”] Now look at me with a straight face and tell me the DNC and the media are not working together to give some whack job the motivation/justification to assassinate Trump by declaring him the next Hitler.  You would kill Hitler if you could right?  Fortuyn’s assassin was released form jail in May 2014.  Anyway…the EU is anti-democratic and the UK must leave for it’s own good.

Not only is the American psyche changing, but the world; politically, economically, and diplomatically is changing too.  The EU is pushing forward plans to make an EU army.  NATO has troops stationed at bases in a ring around Russia, why?  Russia was our ally in WW2, we should be on good terms with Russia.  They don’t like Islamist extremists either.  But the Russian refusal to join the globalist and forfeit their sovereignty has the “West” feeling threatened.  You may have heard about the Russian invasion of Ukraine a few years back, and the annexation of Crimea, and “Russian aggression”.  What you didn’t heard on the news was that, Crimea is Russian ethnically and in language.  That Crimean citizens VOTED to join Russia with a margin like 88%.  That the Ukraine government is full of corruption and is mostly a Western puppet.  That state department officials said in a leaked phone call “Fuck the EU.” during this fiasco.

Now we have this “Russian leak” of the DNC servers that the DNC claims Russia hacked into.  This is propaganda.  The hacker group released the leak and strangely it was only attack ads on Trump, that’s all they found in the DNC servers apparently was attack ads and a small donor list.  This was obviously put out by the DNC, even Trump agrees.  There is nothing incriminating of the DNC in the leak, just really weak attack ads on Trump, for example, that he grew up in a white neighborhood or that his ex-wife said he has a 9 inch pecker.  This serves not only to attack Trump but to sour Russian relations in the eyes of the public.  Russia denies hacking the DNC.  Luckily for NATO they recently decided to include cyber threats as part of their conditions that could trigger Article 5, which is the clause that an attack on one is an attack on all.  Basically, all out war.  I’m sure that won’t happen until the EU gets it’s army together, so we got time (a year or two).  Enjoy the peace while we have it.

Meanwhile starting June 6th we are carrying out the largest war game ever since the Cold War a 31,000 troop operation in Poland (on Russia’s border).  I guess it’s always good to be prepared.  You wouldn’t want your troops getting rusty since the last war game was 3 months ago in March in Norway where we had 15,000 NATO troops and nuclear bombers in participation.  NATO said that the exercise in March had nothing to do with Russia…so don’t worry Putin.  Needless to say, Russia feels threatened by this.  I couldn’t imagine why.  Remember when Russia put missiles in Cuba…we were really calm about that.  Remember?

I found out about it from this fantastic Interview of Stephen Cohen (NYU Professor on Russian Affairs) it has his thoughts and reaction from inside Russia.  Would never hear about this on mainstream American news, ever.

Finally, in East Asia the Chinese are reclaiming more land, taking more islands and have extended, in their opinion, Chinese territory all the way down to the Philippines, 800 miles from mainland China. Less than 100 miles from the Philippines.  The Chinese are putting missiles and planes on these islands.  The US and other nations don’t like this, but who can honestly challenge Chinese economic production, capacity, without going to war?  No one, so they will continue to expand until someone stops them.  China also has a staggering gender imbalance with millions more young men than women.  That is a demographic problem that doesn’t solve itself, and angry young men that can’t get a wife usually aren’t very peaceful about things.  They are trying to stem this by importing women from South East Asia, but that’s just a band-aid.  I’m guessing China will either have a domestic revolution, unlikely, or the party will steer the men to attacking a perceived foreign threat.  Things simply do no look stable when I look forward the next few years.

Trump Wins the Nomination

I’ve talked before how his victory in the general is not necessarily a good thing.  Difficult times are on the horizon and it would be a shame to have blame placed on anyone outside of the established political class that ran the country into the dirt over the past few decades.

But he won the nomination so far for the most part, and I’d like to see how he does as president.  But no everybody in the GOP is willing to back him.  Lindsay Graham and Paul Ryan have come out and said they will not support him yet, as if they are trying to bargain their support for some personal favors.  The great thing is that Trump fired back that he doesn’t want their support, they’ve done such a brilliant job of screwing things up that Trump doesn’t want to be associated with them and their failure.  Paul Ryan’s omnibus bill that surprised even the Democrats when they were able to pass their 1.1 trillion spending bill.

He completely betrayed all values of small government when passing the bill, not to mention key Republican issues.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/12/16/paul-ryan-betrays-america-1-1-trillion-2000-plus-page-omnibus-bill-funds-fundamental-transformation-america/

Trump has called for local voters in their districts to dump both Graham and Ryan.  Talk was in the air a few months ago of Trump considering funding Ryan’s primary opponent. This attention Graham and Ryan are receiving is giving a big spot light to their contenders.  There is a growing chance they could be thrown out of office.  The man running against Ryan is a guy who worked his way up from maintenance working to a big time business man.  He’s got tattoos, rides a motorcycle and seems like a real human being.

Martin Armstrong has predicted that this election isn’t about just Trump, it’s about a wave of Trumps.  From Europe’s growing right wing nationalist parties, to the Texas GOP election where a wildcard squeaked out a win, to established incumbents like Ryan and Graham being seriously challenged in their PRIMARY.  The GOP establishment had this to say about the subject of the Texas GOP election:

“We will explore every single option that exists, whether it be persuading him to resign, trying to force him to resign, constraining his power, removing his ability to spend money or resisting any attempt for him to access data or our social media account,” Mackowiak told the Tribune. “I’m treating this as a coup and as a hostile takeover.”

They don’t get it.  The people are fed up and we are going to have hundreds of these Trump-like outsiders coming into politics, it can’t be stopped.

U.S. Congress Passed Bill to Draft Women

“I actually think if we want equality in this country, if we want women to be treated precisely like men are treated and that they should not be discriminated against, we should be willing to support a universal conscription.”  Said a Congress Representative.

The problem with this quote is it implies we do not have equality.  Then in the next breathe it says men and women should be treated precisely the same, which suggests we are precisely the same.  In a neo-liberal world view where we are all special and unique snowflakes with terms like, cisgender, non-binary gender, gender queer, transsexual, all of which demand different treatment and different pro-nouns from he/she; how can we in the same breathe demand perfectly equal treatment for man and women?

We should settle somethings as we move forward into a world where a transsexual athlete can compete in the Olympics in whatever gender they identify as, regardless of operations or not.  They tried this in MMA and the man-to-female transsexual has completely destroyed every female opponent she has faced.  Is this fair?  Are we prepared to watch women’s world records get shattered?

Men and women are different.  Things like bone structure, bone density, muscle mass, percent bodyfat, and numerous other differences are undeniable.  There is a lot of scientific evidence that women are better at understanding emotion, care-taking, and communication.  While men excel at spatial tasks, and reasoning.  Sure you can’t paint everyone the same because of this, but it does show we have differences across our genders.  Maybe the solution is not to ignore these differences, but to celebrate them.

Man has been breed over thousands of years to fight, to protect, and to kill.  I’m not saying women can’t do this, I’m simply saying they shouldn’t be forced to take up a role they are not adapted to, if they don’t volunteer for it.

I oppose the draft on a basis of freedom anyway.  If you have a moral country that protects it’s people, you will never have problems finding men that are willing to fight and die to protect it.  Vietnam was not a defensive war, thus a draft was needed, and what did we get from it, nothing.  The globalists would love more soldiers to fight their wars, so I only see this bill as them stealing a bit more liberty from the people.

 

The Downside of a Trump Nomination

While there are numerous difficulties to contemplate of a Trump presidency, the one that sticks with me is that the establishment that created this mess are essentially wiping their hands clean just before the shit hits the fan.  The people who set up social security and kept the Ponzi scheme running without reform for decades, would be out of office in 2017 when Social Security starts taking in less money than it pays out.  The establishment that practiced policies of open borders via lack of enforcement and funding, sanctuary cities, and cheap easy foreign labor visas may not even be in office when normal citizens finally wake up.

We deserve Hillary, we really do.  Her face should go down in the textbooks as the ones that sold out their citizens for their own benefit.  Even with an anti-establishment candidate in the White House, there is little that can be done.  There is so much political inertia at play in politics I worry trouble can not be avoided no matter the results of 2016 or even 2018.