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Feb 17·edited Feb 17Liked by eugyppius

Remember Margaret Thatcher's comment: "You can vote in socialism BUT you have to SHOOT your way out!"

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Yup. Ideas so good that they have to be made mandatory.

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Instructive scene from the classic 1953 WWII movie, Stalag 17. Anti-bullying 101:

https://youtu.be/iA93nO00b_4

“Six-hundred funny men”

They want us cowering in fear, isolated, looking out for our own necks. Which means we must do the opposite. Like how gazelle herds survive crossing rivers with lions and alligators lurking. Alone they are weak. Together they are strong. Everybody should declare "I am a right wing extremist." A montage video of grandmothers, children, multi-ethnics, corporate, laborer, a montage that is impossible to look like the face of anti-democratic hate. "Six-hundred funny people." That's how freedom prevails.

There's safety in numbers. Hiding away to protect oneself allows a pack of hungry predators to devour the prey, growing more and more voracious. Until there are no more prey left, picked off while on their solo fearful journeys, weak, cowering, until they meet their demise they only delayed by trying to hide. Own it. Like many own "deplorables" in the US. Turn it into a positive.

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Stasi time - it’s hard to be positive when so many idiots don’t have a clue what’s happening

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"Ich ben ein Rechtsextremistisch"

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Better than a left wing extremist!

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FIRE!

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LGBFJB+

LOL!

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Ultra Maga Forces Unite! Haha

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“I am a right wing extremist”

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So true. But we can't count on everyone doing, so we need a strategy to fight this even if we're on our own.

They got us to shut up about our politics in the past because they shamed us, they got us to shut up with the corona, the lockdowns, and the vax because they made us afraid of being mocked and cancelled. And now that we're so on to them for both of these schemes, they want to destroy us completely. We need a really good strategy.

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Just like the death jabs!

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Exactly. Voila...Jabracadabra!

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Geez. I'm still pinching myself that I'm living at this time in history.

I've always known this is how it goes...but it's like having kids...you don't get it until it happens to you.

It's on us, and up to us...I hope it's in us.

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Hi Ryan, I agree. I’m not even sure what ALL of it means yet. Or maybe I question what it doesn’t mean? IT MEANS EVERYTHING RIGHT?!! Oh man were you right about the book you recommended, “ Behind The Green Mask” by Rosa Koire. You told me about it, I think? That was a few years ago. It’s in full swing here in the N.W., most cities, Lahaina! 🙈 Most have no idea. I’m working to spread the truth,… about everything. I love Substack & have learned so much in 4 years. And from smart readers like you. Any doubt in humanity has been eased by the words I read here.

We are strong people & our faith in God is even stronger.

Esther 4:14

“ Perhaps you were created for a time such as this. “

In Wa. state, our Board of Health voted & changed wording to make previous HIV quarantine camps, into pandemic camps. A

“ pandemic”, much like the fake Covid virus, is anything “ they” determine it to be. They have elaborated on this even more. Make sure and read “ non- compliance”. That’s where I’ll be. 😂 No fear, Do not Comply.

https://doh.wa.gov/public-health-healthcare-providers/emergency-preparedness/isolation-and-quarantine

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Amen brother!

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Indeed. That particular hatred of the immigrants just happens to have its own sordid history here in Europe. The gay killing and the wife beating are more distant and alien, so they aren't getting the coverage. And you will note the observation adult Pakistani men having sex with young girls has been reduced to "grooming gangs" and considered all but acceptable. They don't dwell on the realities of it.

And yet we still get the Queers for Palestine, RadFems for Undocumented Third World Men with no wives and a quite different view of the fairer sex. I mean, what do you do with them? Surely we have to let reality bite so they get the message.

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Tuckers latest interview describes exactly what is going on. The democratic institutions are defending themselves in the name of protecting democracy.

https://tuckercarlson.com/uncensored-the-national-security-state-the-inversion-of-democracy/

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It's an excellent interview even for folks who have carefully tracked the surveillance and censorship powers over decades. Fascinating pinpointed shift w State Dept leap to Atlantic Council after Trump's 2016 election took control from insider cabal.

Must watch 10 min riff it moves fast & covers alot from @ 27min

DHS made an American SS by tweaking definitions for cybersecurity.. Outward facing propaganda ops shifted to target Americans w NATO allies & pressured EU to pass censorship laws.. Time honored work around to legal obstacles NATO & NGO Mafia. ..Congress shall make no law K-Street pros can't backdoor & loophole... fantastic interview!

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This is a must watch.

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Absolutely. Watch, share, and bookmark.

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This is absolutely must watch! 💯

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The transcript is available from several sites including Tucker Carlson. Another site, conservativewoman.co.uk, has published the transcript as a series of 5 articles.

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> The democratic institutions are defending themselves in the name of protecting democracy.

Fun fact: if you strolled into just the right fragment of the Internet 10-15 years ago, you would have known this happened. It's the "I, robot" kind of a robot uprising, just without any robots. People who obey their legal mandates are merely bio-robots and are just as prone to Gone Horribly Right as actual AI-controlled robots.

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They seemed to have developed a workaround for the whole "vot(ing) in" problem as well. As per usual.

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Don't worry the election will be "fortified".

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Safe & effective too!

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In order to live your life ,you must elect yourself .

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Amen Joe!

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Very good point!

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How do we fix this? There are peaceful solutions.

We need to fix our systems. We need a trustworthy place to go and debate, problem solve, and error correct. These systems of government and 3 letter agencies are all captured.

Our systems are corrupted. We need to build new ones. Transparent ones. Decentralized ones. Trustworthy ones. Like this:

https://open.substack.com/pub/joshketry/p/how-to-fix-corrupt-government-in?r=7oa9d&utm_medium=ios&utm_campaign=post

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Unfortunately, it's not possible to build a political system free from corruption, especially if your society is corrupt. Corruption always finds a way. Fiddling with the dials on the machine is fruitless.

The only way to have a reasonably clean State is to get rid of it. Even then, a mostly homogeneous society with strong morality is your only chance to live free.

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People overlook the homogeneous part all too readily. Only Western nations have opened up and attempted to cope with many cultures. At some level it must be understood it will fail given the label, multiculturalism. Multiple cultures in one place always means violence.

And yet I see no awareness of this basic historical observation. Even when ethnic mafias are seen to take over councils people seem oblivious.

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Fascinating idea that multiculturalism is incompatible with democracy. What do we do about immigration?

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Adopt the culture or don't come. It's not about color of the person. Immigration needs to be controlled.

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Immigration and migration is not the same .

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We stop it, we deport illegals immediately. Withdraw all welfare for immigrants. End financial support for legal aid to asylum seekers; that is for natives, not foreigners. Get a list of those being funded from overseas who are working to promote open borders and try them for treason.

Once that is done you make an announcement. This is Country X. Here is how we do things here. If you cannot assimilate within two to three generations, we will repatriate you.

That is how you do it. Withdrawing welfare alone will change the game. The immigrants themselves tell us this.

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We or better yet the politicians could learn something of life in a zoo .We don't put lions and lambs together in a zoo ,for simple reasons .The same goes for putting people of very different cultures together for simple reasons not to .

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How about we go back to the consent of the governed?

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Thank you Robbin!

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It seems that politics attracts the easily (not to say, enthusiastically) corrupted. The ratio of people who leave politics substantially richer than when they entered to those who don't must be 100's to 1, 1000's even. Donald Trump is probably one of those rare beasts who came out poorer.

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Breath-takingly uninformed last sentence! President Trump seemed not to understand, let alone observe the principle of "blind trust" when it came to overseeing the operation of his holdings, even as he held the highest office in the land. He also never seemed to miss an opportunity to pad his companies' bottom lines, especially in the course of dealing with foreign nations, who seemed only too happy to play along by almost exclusively booking the services of the Trump hospitality operations. Making a buck was always Number One to Mr. Trump and he apparently saw no need to curtail that impulse when he became President of the United States.

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Let’s see some actual cases and figures. They investigated every aspect of this guys life, made his tax returns public all while Nancy Pelosi and pals made themselves immune to IRS audits.

Just wondering what your reliable source might be. Hunter Biden?

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We will all have been enslaved (passively) and the opportunity to do this or to make it make a difference will be long past before it happens, considering the rate at which things are moving. See the Mike Benz interview with Tucker Carlson.

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The problem is not the system(s). The problem is the people. Every group of individuals gets the leader they deserve. The more authentic/aware/critical thinking etcetera those individuals each are, the less powerfull their leader is. Without sheepy people, selfish people no leader is necessary.

And please consider this before thinking an unequality in power is possible to fix anyway.

'Something that is not broken, cannot be fixed' they say

And, if it should be possible to fix, why would we, starting profoundly overthinking the theoretical concept of a society without presence of sheepy-, sellfish-, greedy-, mentally unhealthy people, in which, in my opinion, 'leaders' actually would not even exist at all.

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try reading charles eisenstein for some hope. in his first and completely unexpected foray into politics he's working with RFK Jr.

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It has been written that no government has withstood a peaceful rising up of 3.5% of its population.

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Best quote I've heard in a while.

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“I've been describing over the course of this in order to have an internal mechanism to sensor anything that the eu, which is just a proxy for NATO deems to be disinformation. And you can bet with 65 elections around the globe this year, you can predict every single time what they're going to define disinformation as. So that's the main fight right now is dealing with the transatlantic flank attack from Europe.” -Benz

Check out the full interview

https://rwmalonemd.substack.com/p/the-end-of-democracy-what-im-describing

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That's a fabulous quote!....and especially if it came from Mrs T.

I am not a German citizen but I recognise the signs here well enough. I have lived through a 50 year long period watching how 'progressively' every public and private part our culture has been captured by a virtually unchallengeable 'social justice’ clerisy.

The grim truth is that our post-war democratic pluralism is now just a farce. It has made problems for itself to which it has no credible solution. And so we must wait for some new political arrangements to emerge - whatever these may be.

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Too bad the Germans gave up their guns. Maybe they can borrow some from the Swiss...

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Someone dug into history and posted that every major facist movement ( dictator controlled govenment) first removed the guns from the population. Can't remember all the countries but Germany in the 1930's was definately one of them.

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Challenge accepted

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Feb 26·edited Feb 26

Across western democracies, as the individual gained power (via the internet) to expose the "emperor's new clothes," and the ethical foundations of elite institutions collapse, the overriding concern becomes CONTROL.

There's nothing like a bogeyman & fostering fear and division to maintain CONTROL (if one's 'subjects' are conditioned to not think for themselves).

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The same playbook is being deployed all across the west. It's not hard to recognize the pattern. Once you see it, it cannot be unseen.

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Ever since Covid, the (western) world seems one big franchise (remember all those „Covid expert panels“, who were all modeled identically?). You can see it in a myriad little things, for example how after the obviously stolen election in the U.S. there were suddenly many irregularities in the Berlin election (which now has to be repeated, partially, because of those irregularities).

It is really quite obvious that the ruling elite is one big club who is on one and the same information flow.

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Well said! Precisely. They have been operating in lockstep.

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So obvious. Beyond baffling that people don't see it.

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Fear and conformism act like veils over the eyes.

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One can't do baffling and seeing at the same time ,it's one or the other .

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Exactly.

Consensus is a shortcut to chains.

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They are afraid of us. This is why they’re coming down so hard and obviously throwing elections.

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People are awakening and realize they ARE in a Matrix already.

Most of them go back to sleep, it is soooo convenient ...

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Ever since Covid? More evidence that it came from the same demented minds that found “yellow cake” and WMDs in Iraq, but gave sworn testimony that Hunter’s laptop was a hoax, planned the Covid control measures.

They are giving WHO power to make the process permanent like the Patriot Act made certain government was the biggest terrorist with undisciplined tentacles into every citizen’s privacy.

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It absolutely is. The Western Our Democracies do not belong to us, and are not remotely democratic.

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People never learn do they?

Bondage is default.

History is clear on this.

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Absolutely...and that is my biggest fear: the lack of ability to develop even the smallest piece of awereness in, like, almost all other people except us.

I would not expect 388 comments on this fantastic piece here on substack, but 388 million comments would be more realistic to me when our utter existence appears to be at stake NOW

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Does our ability to mythologize hold us back or is it the key to greater awareness?

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I think it’s our ability to self medicate. That also could lead to “ greater awareness”, but maybe more of the depressing kind. Or our addiction to gadgets & constant entertainment. We are looking to numb the reality we face. Not everyone, obviously, but a good majority. It still won’t make taking our guns away easy. Like I heard someone today say, “ we have more guns than feelings.” God please bless the U.S.A.

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One would hope that we in the U.S. could find a better alternative than Trump, but so far it seems not.

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When you're up againt the Swamp and an entrenched political establishment, you kind of need a guy like Trump to confront it head on. A conventional playback won't work.

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Agree.

He is the great FU to the entrenched uniparty. We are learning quickly how unreasonably abused we are now. Most of us have been sick of it for decades, but just the same as the great pretending of Ulbricht and many others, some people have no idea, never learned and are now in a state of apathy. I hope President Trump will give the world a great shake up and wake up. He does need some well chosen guides and I pray for that to be

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Be careful what you pray for, Rosemary. Or make the plan that you're praying for so detailed and all-encompassing that all eventualities are covered.

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Trump is no leader. He is a bully who is only in it for himself.

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Biden is also a bully and he’s bullying YOU. And me and everyone else. He’s also spectacularly corrupt. I’ll take mean Tweets over enslavement any day.

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spot on Diana

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One can only be a politician if he,she is corrupt .Politics without corruption is not possible .

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Biden sometimes disappoints me, but has demonstrated at least several times that he's capable of acting as all politicians should; he responds in a positive manner to amassed public pressure, i.e.: our voices, when he's put a foot wrong. Not necessarily the definition of a bully.

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u will LOVE Michelle Obama !

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You mean "Michael Robinson"?....

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I want nothing to do with her husband.

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I've heard that over and over again from lying neocon snakes like David Frum, but it's obvious Trump is risking a lot and has already lost a lot of money. I won't speculate on his motives.

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please share some examples that he is in this for himself.

I would love to know

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That's what we said in 2016 and 2020 but it seems like the Swamp uber alles in the U.S. as well as in Germany.

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It's a big swamp...

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why does the swamp exist? because the people have let it grow. delivery in line with order.

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Big Government can't exist without the swamp.

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And the swamp can't exist unless we let it.

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The reptiles guarding us would die without the swamp .

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Not a bad plan.

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Exactly. When the country needs to wake up and take decisive action, you need a nasty, cursing, swearing Drill Sergeant type to kick our asses out of bed. Not someone who worries about "hurting people's feelings". Think of Clint Eastwood in "Heartbreak Ridge". "Get out of bed!!!", "But Gunny, it's 5 in the morning!", "Oh yeah, well while you were getting your beauty sleep, Mr. I-Hate-America just popped you a new asshole in the middle of your forehead - GET MOVING!!!".

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Disagree!

Trump is just another Oligarch

and You are being played

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You are right .It's amazing to me that in a nation like the U.S ,the best that can be found is Donald Trump ,the warp speed man .

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hey, correct me if I'm wrong, but NO MSM accusation that Trump is a so-called "anti-vaxxxer".... why?....

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Feb 19·edited Feb 19

Because he has never actually come out against it, as far as I know. I suspect he knows now that this issue might be his "third rail," which is why he has quit bringing it up. But one problem Trump has is that he will never admit he is wrong about anything, or that perhaps he made a mistake.

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So he's finally graduated to being a 'proper' politician then?

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Or perhaps as long as he doesn't admit it the Biden loving Democrats will still keep having the vaxxes. I did try and persuade some otherwise but they won't listen, they keep on being jabbed.

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His claim that he “ saved millions” by getting the vax out fast may refer to quarantine camps that were set up to hold Covid “ positive” citizens. We may never know the truth about this. But, Wa. state has this and I know New York did too. Probably lots of states. Check out your Department of Health websites, & look under infectious disease control. A lot more businesses would have failed, obviously, if people were forced to quarantine, etc. This is a real thing, and still could happen. I had no idea the Department of Health. of Health had that power. ( even to utilize police & national guard, to force compliance) Do not comply.

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Depending on someone like Trump to protect the integrity of your political system feels to me like a thought oxymoron.

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Compared to his political opponents, Donald Trump is the equivalent of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin combined.

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Precisely. He wants to destroy the political system that’s intent on destroying all that we have held dear for hundreds of years. #VoteTrunp!

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Trump has demonstrated, on so many occasions, that his M.O. is squeezing as much as he can for himself out of the system, i.e.: the rest of us, and screaming like hell about how unfair it is, when the system pushes him back. The buck doesn't stop with him, except for those that he accumulates at every opportunity possible, legitimate or otherwise. Don't ever, without fail to your cost, mistake him for a public figure who'll ever take responsibility for anything, except perhaps for the fantasies created in his own imagination.

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But he's likely one of those exceedingly rare politicians who came out poorer than when he went in. He needs to take lessons from the 10% Big Guy on how to do it.

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you're just too arrogant and convinced of your own superiority to be able to see clearly... or to even WANT to see clearly. remember, the Stasi put plenty of "intelligent and sophisticated" people up against the wall in their day.

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If you can find someone with a backbone who can stand up to marxism, please let me know. I'm tired of those who are "offended"by his personality.

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Yeah, it's all those, "Can't we all play nice?" TDS afflicted "Karens" who are obsessed with him not being "nice." we don't need nice, we need someone to start knocking heads. His opponents sure as hell aren't playing nice.

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We need someone who will insist laws are enforced, starting with illegal migration.

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Feb 18·edited Feb 18

Yes. It's flabbergasting, for example, that the same people who send cluster bombs to Ukraine in contravention of international law accuse Trump of having a "flawed character." Trump on the campaign trail is full of harmless bluster. Meanwhile, the Democrats in power actually DO really bad things to real people.

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You, sir, are 100% correct!

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Bingo

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EXACTLY.

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RFK Jr. is a possibility. I disagree with a lot of his agenda (he’s way to cozy with the climate change catastrophizers) and his strident views on vaccines are off-putting (but he raises good points that must be debated in the open), but I sense that he is firmly on the side of traditional western Liberal democracy and personal freedoms. He is literally risking his life running for President. That’s why even HE is being characterized as a “right-wing extremist”. It’s nuts.

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Never will have enough support.His wife is a Hollywood socialist.

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His campaign manager/daughter-in-law used to work for the CIA. He defended his father and uncle for using the FBI to go after MLK Jr. because "the politics demanded it."

He ain't no friend to nobody.

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Charismatic proxy politicians won't work. Rest assured, those types will tell you, "I'm right there with you!", but always end up diverted by their own personal interests. Rare is the politician, who stands up and hews to the real work of protecting the regular people. Look at Jim Jordan, who shows up for work in shirtsleeves and roars his defiance at the establishment. When the kids he coached needed his voice to stop the abuses they endured, he was nowhere to be seen. Or heard.

There's no substitute for people showing up; battles don't get battled, if nobody wants to show up. I have never been all that great at "showing up", but we (and I!) have no right to complain how bad things are being done to us, by the people we elected to government, and even some not elected, if we aren't out there, making them get to hate hearing the sound of all our voices.

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We can strike a blow for liberty by showing up for a wretched dilettante princeling like RFK Jr.?

As the meme has it--oh honey no.

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I don't know how a third party candidate can succeed in governing even if elected in our system.

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If you can get a hold of a copy, watch the "Designated Survivor" Series. There is hope!

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I like and respect RFK Jr as well, but agree that he is not right on everything.

Biggest problem with him running as a third party candidate is that he will likely split the vote the wrong way, much like Ross Perot did in 1992.

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The problem with JFK Jr., simply put, it that although he can clearly identify many of our most pressing problems, all of his solutions are just MORE big government. He, and many other well-meaning socialists have a Savior complex.

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Agreed.

I wish JFK Jr. well in his campaign for president, but he doesn't understand that the best way to help individual Americans is to leave them alone.

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Agreed, but this is the perfect election for the US to find out if a third-party candidate could possibly be elected. Both the Dem and Rep. candidates are so awful. Neither party was willing or able to support something tolerable. Thus, a third option is necessary.

Unfortunately, our system has evolved to a point where the two parties have so much control over everything, even getting your message out to the electorate (the media having been completely co-opted by the establishment), that a third option sadly doesn’t have a chance. I applaud RFK Jr. for trying. And risking his life in doing so. (Biden refusing secret service protection to him is a transparent attempt to have him eliminated.) If he didn’t have the baggage of his past, his long-running (unfair) reputation of a vaccine nut, and (sadly) his unpleasant voice, he might have a better chance.

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I agree 100%, except your view of him as a "vaccine nut". I think that he is asking very valid questions. It may be off-putting to many, but it is still a better stance than, say, being a pro-war neocon.

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No, his vaccine views deserve discussion. But he is a climate nut.

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I don’t think he is a vaccine nut. I’m saying he is portrayed that way and known to the average person that way. Unfairly .

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He’s not a possibility. He is part of the system wake the f up.

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You need to TM catastrophizers!

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Feb 17·edited Feb 17

Lol. The rest are pro China globalists. Lol.

Omg. Better than Trump? Geeesh. No one else is blunt enough to speak out against the Marxists!!!

Kennedy is a climate change lunatic. Making China supply our energy needs is the goal!!!! That’s part of the great reset. Kennedy is an intelligence community asset protecting them.

Kennedy is Chinas dream candidate luring emotional people from both sides. They are promoting him on Tik Tok for a reason!!!!

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RFK says a lot of the right things but you have to get past his abortion views, climate change beliefs & that he says that he wants to end fracking. He’s been pretty wobbly on these when pressed. Also - I don’t see his woke wife as First Lady material. She was quick to throw him under the bus to the msm when he was misquoted on a hitler reference.

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I agree 100% on Kennedy.

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hello non-fellow citizen. as long as you sit back looking for a “somebody” to fix “something” you’ll never get results. who am i to tell you what jefferson said about the tree of liberty so i won’t.

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Agreed. A sad state of affairs, indeed.

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That kind of thinking is exactly how we got where we are. Trump Is The Answer! He’s not part of the f-ing cabal that has run our country in the ground. It’s not demonRat vs Republiturd. It’s freedom vs tyrannical “democracy.”

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u obviously are completely lost in every conceivable way.

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Feb 18·edited Feb 20

To suit their authoritarian ends, our Western 'leaders' have redefined democracy and created for themselves a new enemy: Us. The recent Tucker Carlson interview with Mike Benz lays it out, and I have no reason to doubt all that is revealed there.

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I have listened to most of the Mike Benz interview. I will finish the last 15 minutes today. I'll probably listen to it again. It is one of the most information-packed interviews I've heard in awhile. It really puts the puzzle pieces together.

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I've listened to it 4 times now(!) It makes sense of so much of what we learned from the Twitter files reporting and much else we've been seeing for some time now.

It also answers the obvious question: Why do all these 'leaders' use the same exact language to define their positions? Answer: They use language specifically created to comport with the legal frameworks they build to cloak their actions.

Shocking to think how deep this goes, and of the implications. The courts are our only defense now, it seems.

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Canada 🇨🇦

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Feb 17Liked by eugyppius

The more I read about it, the more I realize that I am, too, a Right-Wing Extremist™

And frankly I couldn't be more proud. Its a sad and dark world we seem to be living in, and frankly it looks like it will get much worse before it gets better, but I'm happy to know I'm on the right side of it

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I used to be a moderate. Now I'm a crazy person with a gun. I did not change, but the world sure has.

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Yes. The world has changed, and so I have adapted.

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Feb 17·edited Feb 17

"In what follows, therefore, you must remember that references to “right-wing extremism” are nothing but smears for political opponents."

It is the same in the US, where each white person is called a racist three times before breakfast. After several years, your skin thickens and the insults lose all power. Or, given that the actual sources of our social problems are easy to identify, as long as you will be called a racist every day anyway, you resolve to become the very best racist you can possibly be.

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In Canada our spy agency admitted yesterday they are surveying parental rights groups because they are potentially violent towards the alphabet people. God help us!

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The racist epithet has lost its power. It's like Godwin's Law for being called a Nazi, but for being called a racist instead. It's so common place that at this point whoever trots it out first basically cedes the argument to the other side, effectively admitting that they have no real argument.

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Remember the prediction. Just now being called racist prompts people to say, no I'm not.

Soon it will be, so what?

Then it may well be, thanks for noticing.

Their constant hassling has an effect even on nice people.

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The proper response is "go fuck yourself".

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Yup. 100%.

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"you resolve to become the very best racist you can possibly be"

This is what Walter Russell Mead pointed out in his Wall Street Journal column in 2016.

To paraphrase, he asserted that middle America had concluded, "Well, if I'm a 'racist,' I might as well make the most of it!"

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Anybody who cherishes the classical liberal values that built the west is now a far right enemy of the state, or so it seems.

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The current democratic party has abandoned their old virtuous ideals and is now the party for elite governance and genocide.

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Both parties support elite governance and genocide. Politics is theater for slaves. Long since captured by the powerful.

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BOOM

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🎯

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Easy to be labelled by your enemy. I didn't care much to bend over to get pharmacological agents injected into me during the covid plague era, but quicky I was labelled as anti "something". You know you have enemies when they label you so as to turn your friends and fellow citizens against you. Trust your government at your own risk, and life!

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And who will silence or drive away the vile dissidents? An available sub-group. Who? The immigrants. Enthusiastically subjecting the dissidents to the desired level will get you a German passport. [What the powers that shouldn’t be will fail to anticipate?] When the dissidents are all silenced or driven out this poorly controlled mob of “new Germans” will turn on their controllers.

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Yes. Another group of the power hungry who believe that history will not repeat itself.

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Welcome to the club.

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Welcome to sanity vs authoritarian socialism.

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Too many voters in both the US and the EU openly support this kind of totalitarian rhetoric. It's chilling.

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Too many voters have bought into the concept of tribalism, and support their "tribe" --aka their political party-- no matter what. They are incapable of independent thought.

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It's so true. I was one of these programmed people. I remember one time hearing an unfamiliar issue. And I went to Google and typed, "what am I supposed to think about ______?"

I remember thinking that I didn't have time to research the topic myself, so I went to the internet to tell me what purported "experts" say.

It's embarrassing I was like that but it is important to look closely at this mentality to either crack it or evade it. I've been out of that crowd for awhile now and have learned quickly there's basically no way to pierce it in a quick interaction. But it is still possible. I'm saying this for your close friends and family who are under the spell. I was one of these jackasses.

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Congratulations on waking up. It's a bit of a shock until one gets used to the light.

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Nailed it.

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This is true of every sorting label people use for themselves. Since the invention of thought.

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They are emotionally Jr highers, the tribe above all.

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The people you are referring to would support literally ANYTHING as long as it does not in the slightest inconvenience them personally.

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I wish I could disagree with you, but I cannot.

A friend of mine went on a diatribe the other day about overpopulation/ climate change and how we should leave and give back the US to the Indians. After listening to this for a while, in a roundabout way I told her that well, when she dies, she'll be helping the cause. Her response?

"I don't plan on dying."

Or leaving the US. These are all things *others* should do.

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She's insane.

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Well said!

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reminds me of Woody Allen, "I plan on living forever, and so far, my plan is working".

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Feb 17·edited Feb 17

The sad infants of the Internet age, cossetted zoo animals who imagine themselves as wild free-range beasts, are desperate to make some grand public righteous and radical gesture—as long as it doesn't interfere with their Amazon deliveries and binge watching.

It's probably for the best that they'll never realize they're dupes and puppets for people who hate them and that all the sugar-coated narratives they've swallowed have tricked them into thinking slavery is liberation.

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A while back, I read a comment that stated most people aren't SUPPOSED to wake up. They're not able.

However, if a certain percentage DO wake up-- I think it was 20% to 30%-- they will be able to herd the "go along to get along" in the correct direction.

I translate that as: wake up those who are already on the road, let everyone else live in their fantasy. They will be herded later.

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5% to stand up and bring 15% to the dance floor is all it takes.

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I think it's slowly happening. But.... it's not always who you think it is.

For example... we can't get any relatives on board. Can't get any of the smart set on board. However, I have a friend who was guilted into getting vaxxed who will never do it again. He's not a member of the smart set, but honestly, not sure if I want to be a member myself.

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The experts agree; Stalin, Mao, Hitler, Pol Pot, Kim Jong.

But don't worry the kids are learning addition by trading one endless war for three.

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Your friend needs real problems. A bracing bout of starvation would do it. Or being abused just for being a woman, the norm in many parts of the world.

I suspect life is too cosy for many. They are kind of doubting Thomases. They forget how lucky we are and how rare civilization actually is.

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With friends like that, why have enemies? At least, you should try to find someone who can think...will make your life less stressful...

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Generally, she's not like that. I put it under the "having a bad day" category.

That being said, there are topics I can't discuss with certain people. And... it's OK.

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“They always have a plan until they get punched in the face.”

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Your “friend” is a moron!

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So she doesn't mind others dying for the tribe as long as she doesn't die for the tribe, hence a die a tribe. :)

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Oh my, what a funny story. haha haha

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Yes they are begging for it. I mean half the US will vote for the first president in history to be declared legally incompetent to stand trial.

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Once you spend many years and many billions blasting out propaganda that declares: 1) all your political enemies are evil secret Hitlers; and 2) your nation and people and their history and traditions are illegitimate and based on bigotry and plunder, you fill enough people with hatred (self- and other-directed) and alienation that they become easy to manipulate and weaponize.

Everyone in the West who is university educated and managerial aspirant (and not explicitly conservative or religious) have been trained by their screens to believe that their future safety and prosperity depends upon obedience to their global-corporate masters and eliminationist hatred toward those who dissent. This is the new definition of Our Democracy™.

The postliberal technocratic Brave New World has arrived.

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The masses are unpolitical. They will always support the popular and socially accepted narrative.

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because they’re just plain dumb, lazy, or both. it’s the same people who got vaxxed. sad that the vax is not working properly.

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Oh but it is working perfectly...;)

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Absolutely! The Sacred Miracle Elixir is a huge success!

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Brilliant!

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Feb 17Liked by eugyppius

This struck me recently as odd: During nearly three years of Covid, as a German and as a historian, I learned more on the workings of fascism and the "Third Reich" than during school and university combined. And now, so close by, during nearly three years of "Traffic light" coalition, it's the same with the workings of socialism and the GDR. Especially telling how these phenomenons overlap, not only in time, but in the persons propagating the whole shit. Tells you a lot about totalitarianism in general and about your compatriots in special, lol.

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Agree. One of the most shocking experiences of Covid has been seeing the people who supposedly know the most about 20th century history be completely impotent in recognizing totalitarianism as it happens in real time. Just boggling.

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the goal of post-nazi education was the focus on “who”, not “what”. no curriculum ever taught along the lines of “the new fascism will call itself anti-fascism” but it was always “look, if he raises his arm and sais something antisemitic, he’s hitler reborn.”.

it was about focussing the public on legends instead of teaching method reconnaissance.

that’s how it was possible that globke became state secretary right after singing high about race laws.

germans are the most dumbed down sheep i’ve ever known relative to their education. and i’m german. it hurts.

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Agree. Shows you that there is a deep difference between learning and understanding. At university, it's a difference of 10:1, at least.

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Their TVs are telling them it is the Best Germany of All Time. The oracle!

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Here they say Bidenomics is working, and publish little articles about how odd it is that so many don't seem to believe them. The proverbial, trite BIG LIE. Cars stretch for miles at food distribution sites, grocery bills are twice what they once were. Other metrics are horrendous.

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“‘There are people out there who are not saying anything illegal but they have made themselves inconvenient anyway.’ ”

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Geez. Don’t I know the feeling.

There’s no organized society anywhere on earth whose leaders don’t want to point their fingers at the variously inconvenient and scream witch! and hope the more convenient people can be made to agree.

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Feb 17Liked by eugyppius

"That is not enough. I therefore want to amend the law to ensure that the potential threat is taken into account."

Pre-Crime. What will these people NOT do?!?

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Yes, all those references to "potential". Until recently this was considered science fiction territory, à la Minority Report.

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How can we forget a past German leader whom we’re not to mention; who identified, demonized, dehumanized, brutalized & finally murdered millions who were characterized as the unclean enemy. These tyrants always need some group to pick on & blame for all their failures of leadership. The similarities are chilling.

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The Stasi civilian agents were turning in friends and family not that long ago.

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Just swap out the words, "right wing extremists" for "Jews" and it's easy to see.

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One of the things that I've learned in American politics is that, in general, when Party X accuses Party Y of doing... SOMETHING, that something is what Party X is doing in reality.

So it would seem that the current government in Germany is admitting that they act like a criminal/mafia syndicate, that they are using "dark money," that they are using hatred and violence against those who disagree with them, that they use disinformation campaigns (lies/gaslighting) and that anyone who disagrees with them is essentially a criminal who has no rights.

It is easy to say "get out now." But where is there to go? There is nowhere to hide.

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