Dear KAG: 20210223 Open Thread

Cover image: Alice In Wonderland, Central Park, New York City.

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Q !UW.yye1fxo No.44 
Jan 19 2018 16:53:00 (EST)

Why are we here?
Why are we providing crumbs?
Think MEMO.
BUILDING THE ARMY.
Not convinced this is spreading?
You, the PEOPLE, have THE POWER.
You, the PEOPLE, just forgot how to PLAY.
TOGETHER you are STRONG.
APART you are weak.
THEY WANT YOU DIVIDED.
THEY WANT RACE WARS.
THEY WANT CLASS WARS.
THEY WANT RELIGIOUS WARS.
THEY WANT POLITICAL WARS.
THEY WANT YOU DIVIDED!
LEARN!
FOR GOD & COUNTRY – LEARN!
STAY STRONG.
STAY TOGETHER.
FIGHT, FIGHT, FIGHT.
This is more important than you can imagine.
Q

THEY WANT US DIVIDED.

That’s the bottom line. The other side wants us fighting among ourselves over what we have seen, and what we have not. What we believe, what we do not. What we want to happen, what we are willing to wait to happen.

They want us divided, and one of the people who is telling us that, and to sit tight and wait for it all to unfold got testy about it last week. Begin with the 58th minute, for the rant. (Skip over if you are not into hopium.) (Even the woman who goes before me at Eucharistic Adoration needs hopium to get through this.)

https://youtu.be/Xi4EY4VKq2Q

Regardless of what any or all of us are seeing, it’s happening…just not the way we imagined it would.

Just a reminder:

Of course, this does not mean committing felonies, but standing up to the forces that want to tear this nation – and humanity apart. The very people XVII told us will be destroyed by the time this movie comes to an end are currently roaming the halls of power…supposedly. It’s a sickening sight.

And now for something completely different.

Your weekly reminder to take the pledge:

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God.”

And now for the nitty gritty of the Q Tree 5 minute, stand up, Tuesday morning meeting version of the Daily Thread.

Ahem.

Guidelines for posting and discussion on this site were outlined by our host, WolfM00n. Please, review them from time to time.

The discourse on this site is to be CIVIL – no name calling, baiting, or threatening others here is allowed. Those who are so inclined may visit Wolf’s other sanctuary, the U-Tree, to slog it out with anyone who happens to still be hanging out there.

This site is a celebration of the natural rights endowed to humans by our Creator as well as those enshrined in the Bill of Rights adopted in the founding documents of the United States of America. Within the limits of law, how we exercise these rights is part of the freedom of our discussion.

Fellow tree dweller Wheatie gave us some good reminders on the basics of civility in political discourse:

  1. No food fights.
  2. No running with scissors.
  3. If you bring snacks, bring enough for everyone.

And Auntie DePat’s requests as we are all, ahem, adults…supposedly:

If you see something has not been posted, do us all a favor, and post it. Please, do not complain that it has not been done yet.

The scroll wheel on your mouse can be your friend. As mature adults, please use it here in the same manner you would in avoiding online porn.

Thank you so much for any and all attention to such details. It is GREATLY appreciated by more than one party here.

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MATTHEW 6:7-15

7“And in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their many words. 8Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. 9Pray then like this: Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. 11Give us this day our daily bread; 12And forgive us our debts, As we also have forgiven our debtors; 13And lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil. 14For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father also will forgive you; 15but if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

As always, prayers for the fight against that which seeks to enslave us are welcome. Via con Dios.

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pgroup2

We’re not in Kansas any more.

Down the rabbit hole.

cthulhu

A very important verse today, especially that little snippet in 10 — “Thy Will be done”. The Will of God is a fearsome thing. It has sent untold millions of people on paths they never would have taken from self-interest. But, there it is.

cthulhu

Looking for Steve regarding GIMP stacking.

Valerie Curren

I copied this to a message from Steve in the bell notifier, so hopefully he’ll see that (eventually). Blessings!

cthulhu

TY. No hurry, no worry — but connecting is all good.

Valerie Curren

YW I just thought he might see it quicker that way, if he checks the bell 🙂

SteveInCO

Don’t know what you mean by “GIMP stacking”

cthulhu

Thought I was replying to you — ended up replying to myself. See ^^^.

cthulhu

OK, I saw a tutorial for this in LXF272 (Linux Format magazine, Feb ’21 — p.68).

GIMP evidently has a way to combine multiple pictures such that you can make them sharper than the individual pictures, or combine two different incompatible characteristics (e.g. foreground in focus, bg in focus), fix lighting issues, and other fun. I immediately figured you’d need to know about it.

The mag should still be on newsstands, or I could try playing telephone. Your call.

SteveInCO

A not uncommon feature in photo software actually. I’ve yet to want to use it…on the other hand, I took a lot of bursts of Jupiter and Saturn for the great conjunction so maybe that would be a good place to do trial runs. Single pictures were pretty retched. And as it happens when you see a crystal sharp picture of Jupiter these days, it’s exactly this sort of thing that was done. (Also done with the moon.)

cthulhu

Article also has boxes for things like align_image_stack (in Hugin)…..it’s four pages in the current Linux Format.

scott467

Just a heads up.
Dissidents Beware, FBI Continues Searching for January 6th DC Protestors – Federal Charges Include ‘Assault on Media’
Posted on February 22, 2021 by Sundance

Giving the Chinese, Iranian and Russian state police a run for their money… Apparently the Federal Bureau of Investigation, ie. the U.S. version of “State Police” enforcement units, have found a cause they are really committed to: finding every person who attended the Capitol Hill protests on January 6, 2021. [SEE HERE]

In a scene straight out of Orwell’s 1984 warning, the FBI is literally calling their effort the hunt for “America’s Most Wanted.” To achieve their goal, the FBI has been asking for help from their ideological comrades in the state run media apparatus, and achieving a great deal of success.

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2021/02/22/dissidents-beware-fbi-continues-searching-for-january-6th-dc-protestors-federal-charges-include-assault-on-media/#more-208136

TheseTruths

Anyone who didn’t breach the Capitol should not be on the radar. (Yes, I know we are dealing with power-hungry Leftists who are literally hunting conservatives.)

cthulhu

*Nobody* should be on the radar — anyone who didn’t BREAK anything or HARM anyone should be protected by their rights to peaceably assemble and petition redress, no matter what twisted Kabuki was dreamed up by Nanzi or the Turtle with the Capitol Police.

It’s like they’re betting on a busted Buffalo Jump — Ace, King, Jack, 10 of Hearts; trying to fake a Jack of Diamonds into the missing Queen of Hearts.

I only wish I could “jump Spartacus” into their piss-poor fraud. Since I can’t, maybe we should put Darwin forward — we’ve got a picture of him at the scene.

Wolf Moon

LOL! Darwin was there!!!

cthulhu

His picture certainly was.

SteveInCO

He would have frozen his scaly ass off if he were actually there!!

His species is from inland Australia and is exothermic, without some way to heat him even a relatively pleasant January day (for Washington) would have killed him. (And no, riding on my shoulder wouldn’t have been nearly enough even if I were willing to wear no jacket so he’d have better contact with Steve the Portable Hot Rock.)

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Wolf Moon

Is this article right that they have a mild venom?

https://reptiles.factsdiet.com/lizard/bearded-dragon/

SteveInCO

I remember reading that a while ago, but never could confirm it.

They have, relatively recently, determined that the Komodo dragon (a very distant relative, they’re both lizards and that’s about it…they’re as closely related to Beardies as we are to lemurs) has venom–an anti-coagulant–and they may have extended that to monitor lizards in general. But beardies are not monitors–very different.

I specifically googled “venomouos lizards” and could find nothing about pogonids (Darwin’s genus) being venomous, unlike varanids (monitors).

Most of those monitors, though, are not considered dangerously venomous to humans (though any good bite by a komodo is worth a stay in the hospital).

My direct evidence of pogonid venom/lack thereof is that Darwin did accidentally bite me one time lunging for food. I know it was accidental because he let go immediately; a lizard who is pissed off at you will lock on. It did break the skin. And I lived to tell the story.

SteveInCO

Not withstanding my earlier reply I finally just duckduckgone on “Are bearded dragons venomous” and get a fair number of hits, so maybe “yes” albeit too mildly to be an issue to us.

Wolf Moon

Yeah, I looked through all the photos of people they’re looking for. Here are my impressions.

  • didn’t find myself or anybody I recognized from the event
  • a surprising lack of visual overlap with people around me
  • looks like people drawn toward violence or into the Capitol building were a much different-LOOKING group or groups
  • ~30% of the photos look like “fake MAGA” (Antifa, BLM, left)
  • ~20% look like true far right extremist groups (neo-Nazis)
  • ~25% look like “prepared for Antifa” patriot group types
  • ~20% look like dull, outlaw biker, “riff-raff”
  • ~5% look like “walked into capitol building, bad move”

It really looks at this point that they are concentrating on people who either went into the building or engaged in violence.

This does NOT MEAN that Merrick Garlandropov won’t sic them on the rest of us, but as for now, it looks like they’re actually going after violent protesters.

My question, then is whether prosecutions are consistent with what was done in cities during the summer. But yeah – those protesters (Antifa, BLM) generally hide themselves really well in same-same black hoodies, glasses, masks, so maybe that’s the difference.

cthulhu

That would be the crew they’d be looking for if they were an honorable agency interested in apprehending the unlawful. Given their track record, it’s probably temporary camouflage. Burn it down, leave no stones stacked, salt the earth.

pgroup2

“far right extremist groups (neo-Nazis)”
_______________________

When did neo-nazis become far right? They’ve always been leftist totalitarians to me.

Joe DiGenova has a high opinion of judge Garland. Heard him say that on Mornings on the Mall interview Monday.

https://www.wmal.com/mornings-on-the-mall/

Wolf Moon

I hear you on “left-right”. I’m just using their language for convenience here. (That means I’m talking to the FIB who watch the site, and people who think like they do.)

Garland has already stepped in enough for me. I like DiGenova, but he has consistently underestimated the efficiency of the evil of the other side. He probably thinks Durham is going to result in actual prosecutions.

Grandmaintexas

I lost any confidence in Joe and his wife a long time ago. Nothing they ever said or predicted came to pass.

Wolf Moon

Yup. They were just as fooled as me.

The Bidenazis aren’t bringing Garland into A.G. for any reason other than he’s as “reliable” to the radical left as Eric Holder or Loretta Lynch.

Valerie Curren

& because everyone in the so-called Biden “administration” aka UsurpationDeux is some type of Obama re-tread. Biden has no original thoughts or control of his fake pResidency, imo…

Wolf Moon

Yup. Third Obama term. That is why they all agree do go with Biden.

I will bet that either Obama or Michelle will be VP.

Valerie Curren

No Hildabeast? They hate her almost as much as our side does!

Deplorable Patriot

The other side is continuing on with the 16 year plan as if the four year pause in it never happened. The executive orders were basically to undo the pause.

The problem is the people just aren’t going to go with it like sheep anymore. Some will, but the majority won’t.

Wolf Moon

More info to make a discerning judgment. Here is the page copied verbatim:

U.S. Capitol Violence 

The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying individuals who made unlawful entry into the U.S. Capitol building and committed various other alleged criminal violations, such as destruction of property, assaulting law enforcement personnel, targeting members of the media for assault, and other unlawful conduct, on January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

We have deployed our full investigative resources and are working closely with our federal, state, and local partners to aggressively pursue those involved in these criminal activities.

If you have witnessed unlawful violent action—or have any information about the cases below—we urge you to contact us.

You can call ‪1-800-CALL-FBI (1-‪800-225-5324) to verbally report tips and/or information related to this investigation, or submit at tip online at tips.fbi.gov.

Note: As of February 2, 2021, all images from previously released Seeking Information posters have been consolidated below.

Note this list:

  • made unlawful entry into the U.S. Capitol building
  • destruction of property
  • assaulting law enforcement personnel
  • targeting members of the media for assault
  • other unlawful conduct

Now one might think the last one is open-ended (and it likely is on purpose), but then there is this:

If you have witnessed unlawful violent action—or have any information about the cases below

So it looks to me like they are interested in violence, and I’m GUESSING that the cases with images are all violence-related OR entering the Capitol building, OR (in the case of Brandon Straka) being famous and near an entrance and having spoken at a rally the day before where they can GET FLYNN AND ROGER STONE (or at least get information about them).

cthulhu

The FBI and DOJ have burned entirely through their own credibility, and halfway through the courts and LEO, and they’re still on fire.

Wolf Moon

There is fiery rubble of credibility in SCOTUS, for crying out loud! And Mitch McConnell is running naked from the napalm, down some road in Kentucky, as WaPo snaps pictures.

smiley2

We’re All Domestic Terrorists Now

article link…

https://www.wnd.com/2021/02/domestic-terrorists-now/

they want Trump supporters to be “violent”, to “pose a threat”…

👉 WHY ?? because we are not just “white supremacists”…we are also much much worse…

👉 we are VIOLENT DOMESTIC TERRORISTS .

👉 a clear and present danger !!

it’s not enough for them to rig the “election” and then steal the Presidency…it’s not enough for them to erase the real President, Donald J Trump..

they must now eradicate us.


marymorse

Interesting article. Thanks for posting.

Seems to me they’re projecting fear, abject terror; because that’s what they feel.

The quotes are astounding; throwing every mean nasty label that they can conjure, and hoping something sticks. Their narratives are spectacularly failing. They’re surrounded by razor wire; a constant reminder of what they fear most: constitutional accountability.

marymorse

Some dicey things going on in those photos, imo. Very suspicious people.

Photos of people wanted for assault on the media, while flanked by their own camera people?

What’s with the guy wearing a stack of 3 flag cowboy hats, and a guy wearing only one of the same hat? Have they interviewed swag venders?

Arm bands, tattoos, one guy with an antifa patch on his shirt, earpieces, transgender people, a group around jessica watkins(?)…..

marymorse

Also, who took the photos? Pole mounted, LE body cams, other photographers?

Wolf Moon

Jessica Watkins is a huge problem for their side. “She” is clearly not a normal Oathkeeper.

Harry Lime

FBI = Fear Breeds Insanity

There is something very wrong with that institution that was once so highly respected. Talk about burning down the house! They are literally destroying themselves in full public view. Whatever they’re hiding is probably something so evil that it would prevent them, and many others, from being able to walk down the street. Hmm…

Grandmaintexas

Noted in the comments: Very interesting that the CTH videographer who interviewed people while traveling to DC for the January 6th rally, guy named John Spiropoulous, handed all his info over to the Washington Post.

Doesn’t it make you wonder what Son Dancey Guy thinks about that?

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2021/02/22/dissidents-beware-fbi-continues-searching-for-january-6th-dc-protestors-federal-charges-include-assault-on-media/comment-page-2/#comment-7594501

Wolf Moon

I think that Spiropoulous went through the same thinking that I did. I was originally itching to share all my pictures, but once I realized that those pictures might be used against PEACEFUL PATRIOTS – if only to harass them, kick them off planes, put them on watch lists, put them in facial recognition databases – designate them as potential “extremists” and “terrorists” – I just STOPPED.

We didn’t realize how low things could go here.

cthulhu

This is America — things would never be that bad!

[Split-screen with droolin’ Joe in his replica Oval Office signing countless unconstitutional EO’s.]

Grandmaintexas

But he shared it all with the WASHINGTON POST.

Either his naivete was stunning or I have darker thoughts about things.

The WASHINGTON POST…

Wolf Moon

Yeah, I think he was naive – and I see that in his seeming desire to be in the “mainstream club”. He does “alternative journalism with a kind of mainstream pretense”. I think WaPo played him a bit on that desire, and he played himself on it, too.

I didn’t see the videos, but I’m imagining they were very positive, innocent stuff, that would put MAGA in a good light.  What could be wrong with sharing that information? Right? His big break! The Washington Post! Imagine – they might use HIS STUFF!!!

BOOM. That’s how they GET YOU.

I think he was less suspicious than we would be, but even then, we have to remember how we didn’t have a clue what was going to happen in the aftermath.

I mean, people didn’t realize how much of a TRAP things were until the next day. And then every day after that, WORSE and WORSE.

I had suspicions – I had CLUES – I had tip-offs – and I just got the hell out of the DC area. Something didn’t seem right. Spidey senses said “something is wrong here”.

Grandmaintexas

Just my opinion, but I think CTH is a big honeypot. Even if SD has the best of intentions, the stunning act of having someone you featured and presumably knew, give over all the info and links and videos to a corrupt government propaganda outlet, is beyond the pale.

In fact, there is no doubt that ANY patriot website is being combed over by FIB and others in order to gather intel.

I choose to speak freely because if they want you, they will manufacture the “evidence” anyway. Being quiet and trying to go unnoticed will only put you at the back of the line, where you have time to contemplate your fate before they impose their will on you.

yucki

You don’t deal with the WaPo.
Ever.

Wolf Moon

Exactly. Free speech – USE IT OR LOSE IT.

It will be interesting to see how SD handles this, but I suspect it will not be addressed. Only 4 replies to the comment on it.

cthulhu

[*Going for a refill from the garage fridge*] Yes, Tremor Light Lager is very much like making love in a canoe….but I’ve got ten left before they never again grace my household.

Harry Lime

There’s a chapter/section in Robinson Crusoe, if I remember correctly, which is doubtful, since I read it decades ago…where he decides to build a canoe to escape the deserted island. This canoe has to be huge in order to withstand the violent ocean waves…so he spends weeks seeking out the biggest trees on the island…finds the perfect one. And then he spends months chopping it down with the primitive axe that he has made…and then he spends months digging it out into a proper sea-going vessel…and his canoe is finally completed.

At this point he realizes that the perfect tree that he chose was situated in the middle of the island…which is where his canoe now sits…and he has no way of getting it to the ocean…he then spends months trying to dig a canal in order to bring the water to his perfectly crafted canoe…and when this doesn’t work he finally gives up.

This little episode in this short novel has stuck with me over the years…I may have even made up portions of it…I no longer remember…but it kind of sums up my life perfectly.

This is why I drink beer.

Valerie Curren

Wow that makes me think of my last special ed battle on behalf of my special son. I spent close to a year gearing up w/ special ed law, etc. Had compiled a very thorough documentation of the legal violations & requested a Due Process Hearing & when things couldn’t be resolved in meetings…we ultimately sought an attorney to see us through the hearing when some funding came through. He met w/ us once for $500 bucks, told us if we’d come to him a year previously “we could kick them in the balls” but basically there’s nothing you can really do now (alternatively, even if you “win” what they’ll “give” you won’t be worth it–pointless)…he then tried to encourage me to become an Advocate to help other people’s kids while admitting there’s nothing to be done for my son…

I guess one good thing out of all that frustration & heartache & feelings of hopelessness & pointlessness is that I eventually got a wordpress blog, as an outlet, & wandered into the Conservative Treehouse & eventually found Wolfie’s site circuitously, through PHC’s death support group. God works in mysterious ways.

My husband moved all my case files (I had the back of our station wagon filled with boxes & reams of advocacy materials) into the garage &/or the basement. Like putting the stuff out of sight would ever make it move out of my mind–shrug/cringe.

The battle for Trump & the nation has taken up much of the warrior spirit in my heart for a while now, but that brutalization by the system (allegedly there to protect & provide for the disabled) will never fully leave my psyche, my son’s, nor the rest of our family to a lesser degree. It’s been the underpinning source of some of my most intense & personal writings on special needs & PTSD & this one about that battle…

Here’s where I first really opened up about that battle, based on someone else’s blog post in that arena…

https://specialconnections.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/commenting-on-only-the-rich-will-have-rights-article/

In God’s economy, nothing is wasted. That doesn’t mean we FEEL like things aren’t hopeless. My oldest son has looked at me as someone who wasted their education by not being in the workforce, who chose to stay home & raise our kids. My educational background & every part of my being was pretty much wrung out dry in trying to raise relatively healthy young people in this brutally fallen world. The crucible of special needs has shaped us all & there’s no way we would have weathered those myriad storms to the degree we did without my background & training! Seeing the kind of people our 4 kids are growing into makes every cost absolutely worth it!

cthulhu

You are in a good place now w/r/t state education of your special needs son, yes? I was under the impression that you were, but just want to confirm.

Valerie Curren

Well, he is an adult, & though entitled to public education until 26 in our state the fact that he got a HS “diploma” has meant they decided they could be done with him after years of dodging Legally Mandated things especially related to Transition Services (prep for employment, further education, & independent living–as well as NOT following his IEP on his academic education so there’s no way to tell how solid his diploma is–he hasn’t achieved even 3rd grade math so in that arena his diploma means absolutely nothing!)…

So to answer your question it honestly depends on your point of view as to whether we are in a good place educationally. At this point it pretty much is what it is.

My son has some part-time work, close enough to walk to (he cannot drive), & staffing hours authorized that never get fully used on a monthly basis. He’s engaged & they plan to marry next summer.

He’s a major patriot & passionate Christian!

cthulhu

I can’t remember the format, but he struck me as a knowledgeable and charismatic speaker.

The reason I ask is that the mother of our godchildren has a track record of driving IEPs where appropriate at a variety of levels. She has two sibs, and each had three kids, so there were nine to run through the education bureaucracy, and she got tagged as the dam buster.

The godkids got mainly Waldorf’d, her sister’s got mainly homeschooled, and I didn’t track the brother’s brood that closely….. but those kids were all lucky at getting the best education possible.

Valerie Curren

Thanks for that. I believe I shared a video post he did some months back admonishing others about God & country. Maybe you watched that?

I really hope all those kids didn’t need IEPs for that would be A Lot of special needs to corral–yikes!!!

We attempted to do the best we could with what we had to work with. IF we’d have had money we would have paid for ABA therapy for years & sued their A–es off to get our money back! As it was the educational establishment Never acknowledged my son’s autistic spectrum diagnosis & only cursorily addressed some of the myriad issues attendant with Autism!

I don’t want to get wound up on it so I’ll leave it at that. If I ever Do attempt to get back in the fray it might be along the lines of class-action lawsuit against the state who severely discriminates against “high-functioning autism spectrum kids” per Josiah’s long-time special needs doctor!

cthulhu

That sounds vaguely familiar and may be what I’m thinking of. After watching it, I understood that Josiah’s beliefs and education were aligned correctly, which puts him ahead of 99% of public school graduates.

No — among the nine cousins, there were a couple of IEPs….but TPTB rely on people only dealing with one (and being swamped with that). Having a specified champion for a family who has been through the drill puts them on defense.

He’s safely out of public instruction and into life….and (from what you’ve said) he’s living it.

Valerie Curren

Yes he is living life! He’s still somewhat the heartbeat of our family because we’d all be way more “typical” if he weren’t in the equation–notice I didn’t say “normal”!

Valerie Curren

very much like making love in a canoe”

See Stormare’s line about 1:05

https://youtu.be/KvshT-axXbE

cthulhu

Sound is currently down.

Valerie Curren

Sorry about that, the line Stormare has there is “is this good or bad?”, which is what I thought both times when reading your canoe reference 😉

cthulhu

The joke is: “how does this beer compare to making love in a canoe?”

“Well, they’re both #$^#$^ close to water.”

Valerie Curren

Ah, thanks. I’m not a beer person myself but guessed lovemaking in a canoe might be a tad challenging, not to mention potentially overtly public, which might turn on some lovers but pass!

Linda

Whoa!

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RunningTheRace@Runningtherace
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RIP Philip Haney. Philip was found dead one year ago yesterday.
He did the interview below on February 4, 2020. Just 17 days later, on February 21, 2020 he was found dead.

He said in this interview that the infiltration by the Muslim Brotherhood was in every area of our government and went right up to and including VP Pence.


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TheseTruths

I wonder if he was talking about people working for Pence, or what exactly he knew about Pence.

Linda

Yeah. There have been a lot of accusations about Pence lately. Including pedophilia.

Deplorable Patriot

Pence rumors have been around for quite a while. And the one whistleblower claims the big blackmail material on him is homosexual in nature.

Aubergine

That one makes sense to me. Pence pings my gay-dar a bit.

Deplorable Patriot

Yeah. Lin Wood’s whistleblower made that claim.

pgroup2

I have seen and heard Phil on a live streaming video about six months ago. Since he was a good friend, I was so shocked that I didn’t make note of the stream or the host.

I never believed he was dead and I’m even more firm about that today. Never was any funeral and never saw an autopsy report.

Not sure what he’s doing but I bet it has something to do with Muslims and terrorists.

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Gudthots

I have had this niggling sense of the same, but often we just get to wait it out to get
“the rest of the story” later on down the line.

michaelh

From The Bee:

Amazon Introduces ‘Kindle Bonfire’ Feature That Lets You Burn Digital Books
February 22nd, 2021

https://babylonbee.com/news/amazon-kindle-introduces-new-virtual-burn-book-feature/
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SEATTLE, WA—Amazon announced today that Kindle users will now have the ability to virtually participate in book burnings, that time-honored tradition of tolerant, open societies.

The Kindle platform will feature a new area called the “Kindle Bonfire”, where users can throw select books into a virtual inferno.  

“Good old-fashioned book burnings have really gone by the wayside,” said Amazon spokesman Heinrich von Schnitzelkopf. “Seems there aren’t as many print books out there, for some reason. So here at Amazon, we wanted to find a way to still involve people in destroying dangerous books, like books about chromosomes. Now, people from across the globe can join together via Kindle Bonfire, around the warm glow of outdated literature.”

Amazon has selected a library of objectionable books that users may not read but can burn, including all science and history textbooks, as well as pretty much anything written before 2018. After picking a few books, users will then control an avatar that flings books into the Kindle Bonfire while shouting slogans like, “Hate has no home here!” Avatars may then give each other socially distanced air-fives, and celebrate the coming peace that always follows an ascendant cultural force burning all dissent.

While a few distributors still exist that will sell the books slated for burning, Amazon plans to buy those distributors or bash them in with a shovel. The U.S. government has offered to provide any assistance necessary to ensure no small business stands in the way of Amazon blazing the way to utopia.

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TheseTruths

Almost believable. 😃

pgroup2

Give it time.

Tonawanda

Oh that is hilarious!

TheseTruths

Another nice Sousa march!

Absolutely, they want us divided. Not only us, but all the people, with their identity politics. And if too much time passes, they will accomplish their goal. Some people will break away from the MAGA movement out of fatigue, disappointment, or despair. And the blame games will start.

We are at least 80 million strong, and I imagine more than that. Yet the country is being controlled and brought down before our eyes. I don’t know what we can do to turn things around. Yes, keep working to elect solid candidates, but what’s the use if corrupt voting machines are used?

Sorry to seem like a downer, but something dramatic needs to be done to turn things around and to correct 11/3/20, and I don’t see anything on the horizon.

I still believe WWG1WGA. I am forever MAGA and will stand with other patriots. When PDJT was in office, there was momentum and direction. Now it feels as if we’re scattered. I hope this will change.

Deplorable Patriot

I like the idea of a general strike, but it would have to be led by someone impervious to threats. As it is, the insiders and whistleblowers we do see, I would imagine, have some kind of security around them 24/7.

michaelh

Another from the Bee:

7 Ways You Can Be Less White
February 22nd, 2021

https://babylonbee.com/news/7-ways-you-can-be-less-white/

More and more corporations are requiring their employees to be less white, in an attempt to stop racism forever. But it’s hard to know how to do that, since at first blush, that SEEMS really racist and impossible. But it’s not. It’s actually really easy if you follow these seven simple steps:

1. Burn all your Live, Laugh, Love signs. This is the first step to renouncing whiteness. Find every last “Live, Laugh, Love” sign in your home, every “Too Blessed To Be Stressed” trinket, and every “All I Need Is A Little Bit Of Coffee And A Whole Lot Of Jesus” mug and burn them as you think about your inherently sinful whiteness.

2. Rip off your skin. This is an easy one!

3. Kill yourself. Even easier! For best results, rip off your skin, then kill yourself.

4. Announce that you identify as a person of color. Wait, never mind. This one might be cultural appropriation. You also might be mistaken for a conservative trying to come up with a third joke.

5. Throw out all your ranch dressing. Ranch dressing, mayo — it’s all gotta go.

6. Take dance classes. This is a hard step, but it’s worth it. As you learn to dance to a beat, your whiteness will begin to melt away.

7. Hate yourself every waking moment until you have sufficiently atoned for your whiteness. Oops! Spoiler alert: you’ll never sufficiently atone for your whiteness. Better go back to step 3.

There you go! Racism ended forever!

smiley2

#8 (after you Take dance classes ) Learn To Say Axe

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smiley2

Be Less Ghetto 👍

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smiley2

PUSH BACK !!

Sadie Slays

Part of the psychological warfare is to brainwash people into thinking whites can’t dance. The reality is that European cultures have centuries-old traditions of dancing. I’ll take ballet or step dancing over the disgusting animal-like rubbing against people that passes for “dancing” these days.

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TheseTruths

Those are lovely! They might derisively be called “white people dancing,” but that’s ridiculous and a denial of culture all over the world.

michaelh

From Bill Muehlenberg . . .
50 Top Conservative and Christian WebsitesFeb 23, 2021

https://billmuehlenberg.com/2021/02/23/50-top-conservative-and-christian-websites/

This is a daring piece to write for the simple reason that there are many hundreds of good websites that feature conservative and Christian points of view. But one has to draw the line somewhere, and 50 is a nice round number! And those who follow this website regularly will know that this in fact is an update of an earlier article.

michaelh

A smidgen of MCM narrative dishonesty perhaps?

4 Dead, 15% of Oregon Lost Power: Why Don’t We Hear About It?
Mon Feb 22, 2021 Daniel Greenfield

https://www.frontpagemag.com/point/2021/02/4-dead-15-oregon-lost-power-why-dont-we-hear-about-daniel-greenfield/

The answer is obvious.

When a disaster hits a Democrat state, it’s the fault of global warming and vague conditions. But when a disaster hits a Republican state, it’s the fault of the Republicans. Even if, in reality, they have as little to do with it as Senator Ted Cruz does. The media is in the propaganda business. Not the business of facts.

While the situation in Texas is worse than in Oregon, for obvious reasons of scale and weather, 600,000 people lost power in Oregon, the National Guard has been deployed, and, currently, some 50,000 people still don’t have power.

And yet coverage of the situation is minimal to non-existent.

While the media loudly blares coverage of “survivors” of the storm in Texas, there’s not much coming out of Oregon. Virtually all the coverage is local.

While much of the snow and ice from last weekend’s winter storm has melted, more than 150,000 Oregonians are still without power, heat, internet and other services. Portland General Electric (PGE) tweeted that its system “experienced catastrophic destruction” due to the storm. PGE had previously warned it would take days for some people to get their power back.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Saturday declared a state of emergency due to the severe weather and power outages.

“The state of emergency I declared on Saturday will ensure that all necessary state resources are available on the ground to help Oregonians impacted by this winter storm,” Brown said.

Four people in Clackamas County have died from carbon monoxide poisoning during the winter storm. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said in addition to the deaths, first responders have reported several other close calls. Deputies reported six adults in Gladstone got carbon monoxide poisoning after using a generator in an enclosed area. 

People dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in Texas is a major news story. Not in Oregon.

Governor Kate Brown is the key there. If Kate were a Republican, the media would be swarming all over Oregon and blaming her. Since she’s a Democrat, she gets the same treatment that Cuomo got, until the New York Left decided it had a shot at replacing him with its own candidate.

. . . MORE . . .

Linda

Well I’m from Oregon and I did write about the outage here. My power was out for 6 days, and it wasn’t a very pleasant experience. But our problem had nothing to do with the power grid or politicians. We had a freezing rain/ice storm situation like we haven’t seen in decades. It knocked down thousands of trees and branches here in Salem and all over this part of the state and took down hundreds of power poles. There were downed power lines everywhere. And many roads and streets were impassable due to all the fallen trees. While I despise Kate Brown, she had very little to do with anything involved. PGE and thousands of workers from other states have worked many, many man hours to bring us all back on line. Some of those guys worked over 100 hours in the last week in very inclement weather. I for one am very appreciative of the work they did and are still doing for the remaining people without power.

Gudthots

I just finished reading Daughn’s “Ice Storm of ’94” story and my heart goes out to all of those in Oregon struggling with the aftermath of this storm.

https://daughnworks247.wordpress.com/2021/02/23/a-lesson-in-self-reliance-the-ice-storm-of-94/

suzyqster58

OMG! The most terrible ice storm i had ever experienced was in the late 80s in Oregon.Big rigs jack knifed all over the freeway, cars all jumbled in piles everywhere. my sister was a tow truck driver at the time and she was busy for several weeks. I went with her on a couple of tows and it was quite a harrowing experience!
The ice hit so fast you just couldn’t escape. I was visiting my family at the time and my daughter was about 3 years and wouldn’t leave the Christmas ornaments on the tree alone and managed to bite into a glass candy cane. Dad had to drive 20 miles into town on a solid sheet of ice to get to the ER.it was white knuckles all the way but he made it there safely.
We were froze in for weeks no power but we are used to that so no big deal. Dad just fired up the DC10 cat and scraped the road to pavement, down to the crossroad so neighbors could get out of the driveways. Ah the good old days.
And my daughter was fine there was no glass in her tummy. she spit it out before swallowing. KIDS!! they do the darnest things

Gudthots

Wow. On top of the other stresses, the girl just has to test out that candy cane… of glass… aaaaahhh!

Aubergine

When I was sixteen, we had a house fire in an ice storm. It gutted about half the house, and the smoke and water damage did the rest. They said it was a power-surge when the power came back on that did it, but I know better. My younger sister was cooking when the lights went out. We left the house for a few hours and when we came back, the fire had happened. I think she left oil in a pan on the stove. I think the fire department inspectors did my family a favor, and lied about the cause so the insurance would pay. Small town favor for a well-respected family.

Gudthots

Good observations. ALWAYS go around house and turn off everything when power goes out. And unplug electronics too. Same as turning off Gas main when there’s a disruption. So much to remember in the middle of a crisis.

cthulhu

The ‘rents were in Salem and had to evac to my sister’s place in Keiser. They’re in a residential block — the kind you wouldn’t think you’d ever have to evac from. God help their neighbors who didn’t have the option.

Deplorable Patriot

My mom has a cousin who was a lineman for the local electric company. EVERY YEAR he was sent to help out in other parts of the country where there were storms. One time, he said his helmet had an inch of ice on it when he came down off of a pole.

We had twin storms 14-15 years ago, one in summer, one in winter, that resulted in over 2 million (summer) being without power. Here, we were out 48 hours. Other people were out a lot longer, and, yes, there were crews from all over the country here to help out.

The electricity linemen are a lot like firemen in that regard. Everybody helps everybody else.

michaelh

N.D. House votes to ban mask mandates: ‘Diabolical silliness’By Victor Morton – The Washington Times – Updated: 11:20 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 2021

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/feb/22/north-dakota-house-votes-ban-mask-mandates/

The North Dakota House of Representatives, on a 50-44 vote, passed a bill Monday that would ban any future mask-wearing mandates.

The bill, which is now headed for the state Senate, follows the repeal in January of a November order by Republican Gov. Doug Burgum requiring the wearing of masks in public, though some local mandates remain.

State Rep. Jeff Hoverson, Minot Republican, called all mask mandates “diabolical silliness” and the conspiracy of “unelected, wealthy bureaucrats who are robbing our freedoms and perpetuating lies,” according to a report in the Grand Forks Herald.

“Our state is not a prison camp,” he said.

Masks are required in the state legislature, but the Herald reported that the rule is not tightly enforced and House Speaker Kim Koppelman has said that rule may be reconsidered soon.

michaelh

Wyell . . . not sure where we’re going with this one.

Doxing for God: Organizations Expose Christian Journalists’ Personal Info
Steve RabeySteve Rabey February 22, 2021

https://ministrywatch.com/doxing-for-god-organizations-expose-christian-journalists-personal-info/

Recently, employees of two prominent Christian leaders—John MacArthur and Dave Ramsey—have doxed Christian journalists reporting critical stories that the leaders claimed were false and motivated by evil intent. Here’s an analysis of these troubling episodes.

Grandmaintexas

Looks problematic from every side, including the reporting on the reporting.

These kinds of spats never show anyone to advantage.

michaelh

Yeah I’m baffled why MinistryWatch decided they needed to get in on this, unless this is going to become a pattern of Evangelical journalist back-scratching . . .

Grandmaintexas

It’s just all around icky.

michaelh

Media Already Trying To Spin Migrant ‘Kids In Cages’ For Joe Biden Administration
By Mike LaChance -February 22, 2021

https://americanlookout.com/media-already-trying-to-spin-migrant-kids-in-cages-for-joe-biden-administration/

In the months before the 2020 election, Democrats and the media constantly screamed about kids in cages. It was all done for politics. They wanted to paint Trump as an evil person.

Now the Biden administration has opened a new facility and media outlets are already trying to spin it as something totally different.

The wording has been so carefully chosen, you have to wonder if they used a focus group. . .

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I’m sure that WaPo tweet will age well /s

Valerie Curren

They forgot to show the fence & the guard towers for the barracks!

cthulhu

OK, for more fun and games…..

Fiancee got a flat right at the freeway exit for our house. Drove it to a parking lot, parked.

Called AAA, called Wheel Works (local tire chain — very accommodating once you get past the initial sell), only then called me (about 5 blocks away). Initial sell was AWD -> four tire replacement.

Went there, used onboard resources (because we could — I have a floor jack at home) to jack up car and remove wheel. Cursory inspection of wheel showed metal object (worn-down-nail?) through tread. Called WW, they do plugs. AAA guy arrives, he doesn’t. Send AAA away. Put spare on her axle in case jack fails (earthquake), (but leave car jacked up), put wheel in my car and drive to WW (about 3 blocks) (Fiancee stays with car). WW inflates, spots cracks in sidewall from driving flat. We indicate in crayon and I drive back.

Huddle with the Fiancee, slow drive to WW. At WW, arrange to pull same flavor tire from warehouse (other three wheels at about 75% tread). Will be overnight deal.

TL/DR —

If flat could’ve been plugged, would have been just over $20.

It was driven-on too long after going flat, and that compromised the sidewall. As I told the guy on-site, “better to see it now than feel it later.” I know people who have had sidewall blowouts at speed. Other tires at 75%, it makes sense to swap this tire for the same. On a 4WD or AWD system, however, you need to know that all four tires are a group, and if you had 25% on the other three, this would be time to change out all four tires. When you get to changing the other three tires, you’ll want to change this one at the same time. About $350

If the original “sell” had been taken, four tires would have been about $1400.

Ran on adrenaline through my normal dinner time and crashed hard, but things are getting back to normal.

michaelh

I’m glad to hear you have it under control.

I have a flat tire on my car, which I haven’t bothered to fix since we were in the middle of Snowpocalypse, and since our van is fine, the car wasn’t exactly an emergency.

Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like I have a working air compressor right now. Something about how everything made in China is garbage.

If I can’t get an air compressor easily I’ll probably get AAA to air it up long enough to get me to Discount Tire. I’ve had very good luck with them for two decades – provided I look up the tire prices on TireRack first. I try to get the best quality all-weather tires I can without shelling out an arm and a leg.

There’s a performance automotive shop in the next town that does four wheel alignments, and though it’s pricey they’ve found and fixed problems that front wheel alignments miss. They saved the van from chewing through a brand new set of tires due to a misaligned axle(!)

cthulhu

Assuming you were aligned before, you should just be able to dismount the wheel off the car and transport it in the van to Discount Tire. No compressor required.

There are times, however, when you need a real alignment. On my ’79 Ford Mustang, the factory spec was a couple of degrees of toe-in…..people used to refer to it as a “baby-killer” because at speed it would nose down on hard turns. Mine was a different car with the alignment at dead nuts parallel.

This stuff is just not rocket surgery — but you have to have been there and done that, and fewer have done so every year.

cthulhu

Incidentally, I attended a presentation by the guy who had that years’ contract for maintenance of the Disneyland railroad locomotives…..and how he determined that the frame of (IIRC) #4 was bent to where the front and back wheels didn’t track properly. You think you had problems? Try it in iron…..

JasonD

I’m assuming that Chynese compressors aren’t up to the job of pumping up locomotive wheels? I’m more worried about that problem than straightening the loco’s chassis …. 🙂

Valerie Curren

She’s very blessed to have you!!! My hubby came & bailed the kids & I out on a cold, wet wintery day when the tire exploded in the drive through lane at the pharmacy. I drove it about 20 yards to a non puddle surrounded parking spot near a light pole. He was & is my hero, as I would guess you are for your fiancee!

Deplorable Patriot

We had a blowout at speed in the middle of nowhere Illinois one night. Oh, yeah, that was fun.

My back tires need to be replaced and the one making those decisions will be away for another month, which is why it doesn’t get driven on the highway right now.

Living with tightwad engineers.

michaelh

Ugh. Tires are not the thing to cheap out on. Saving $100 doesn’t mean anything if you lose control of a vehicle.

Deplorable Patriot

Fortunately, all of our vehicles for some time now have had front wheel drive. Due to the way winters are around here, we just have to do it that way. So, at least it’s not the driving wheels.

Wolf Moon

HELLO, WHEATIE!!!

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Harry Lime

59 million votes for Biden…and that’s being extremely generous…

Joe Biden Didn’t Win!

Gudthots

Too ugly to post early…
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Valerie Curren

passing along, with attitude!

Gudthots

Gab never disappoints!
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JasonD

And now you see the reason for “Woke” math, “non-white” math, “indigenous” math, “culturally diverse” math or whatever the hell they are calling it …………..

According to this new “math”, 133 – 74 = Trump lost

When words and numbers mean whatever the swamp wants it to mean, then you begin to understand their tactics. PoMo is very open about its motivation – it is all about power.

DJT made it clear in his “slings and arrows” speech and many other times that he knew he was entering into the most corrupt arena on the planet. He declared open war on the Swamp – in the HQ of the swamp. He knew they controlled the joint and set the rules – the rule whereby the corrupt had been winning for decades – trillions were at stake and this was clearly not being played by Marquis of Queensbury rules.

Se HE was the insurgent on their territory – he knew this and told us that he knew this. According to the rules of the swamp, Biden is now president. DJT was unable to prevail over the swamp (as far as we know – swallow your hopium from your own stash) and he LOST, since he is not in power.

Biden lost by our rules – by their rules Biden is now president. DJT engaged them on their territory and lost.

DJT appears to be indicating that he is the president in exile – so expect PAIN to be headed for Florida.

The war is far from over, and I am not at all depressed about the situation. I am not expecting the military to overturn the current status quo. It is going to take a spiritual change in the world – your enemies are going to become your fellows again – they will be saved from their possession. That is what it is going to take, imo.

Put it another way. Biden is satin’s (I have adopted this spelling from one of the geniuses that grace Hollyweird with his presence) president, Trump is God’s president. The people have to be spiritually awakened to see what they are serving. The principalities and powers have been serving satin since the crime in the Garden. Look at human history, look at the Bible and understand what is in play.

As great as is your constitution, iniquity resides in it. It is a constitution of this world – not of the new Heaven and Earth. Instead of praying for the military, Christians are called to pray the Lord’s Prayer, as highlighted by DePat above. If you truly understand what is at play – what spiritual changes led to this moment, you will understand that flesh and blood, bullets and tanks cannot do the job. Satin, through Chyna, invaded your fellow countryman’s minds and souls – they are satin’s servants now. Pray the Lord’s prayer, only He could ever save anyone. Then follow His commands. If not now, then when? If you do not follow His commands, then whose do you follow instead?

Grandmaintexas

People have to desire to be free of possession. That is where the rubber hits the road. The exorcism process is more or less prolonged based on what entity(s) is in control and how hard the individual(s) work to get and stay free.

As we all know, it can be very ugly to cast out demons.

JasonD

We are now walking down the road where the desire to be freed will increase, imo.

Grandmaintexas

Please God, make it so.

Amen.

wheatietoo

Thanks, boss.
 😁 

That’s what I’m talking about.
Trump won.
We were robbed!

𝐉𝐨𝐞 𝐁𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧 𝐝𝐢𝐝𝐧’𝐭 𝐰𝐢𝐧!

Wolf Moon

America is wide awake to the con game now.
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Gudthots

God bless, protect and grant great success to this man.
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Wolf Moon

AMEN!!!

JasonD

Let me amend that slightly, if I may. “Some” of America ………

suzyqster58

This one here ^ has surprised me the most. the deception is deep all around.

Gudthots

The hints that she is being controlled by fear for her family are telling.

Grandmaintexas

Now that I think of it, she seems like a virtue-signaling celeb.

Wolf Moon

BESTUS FLOTUS!!!

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FROM GAB!!!

Wolf Moon
Grandmaintexas

Epic. 😂

jamcooker

DP, I agree with your outlook. I’ve had a feeling for several months that things were and are going to be ugly for a while, it was subtly indicated. We are in a war and most wars are not decided overnight.

We need to stay the course. Despite the obvious and not so obvious ploys to disrupt US, WE are not giving in. So, does it matter if some believe one or another path forward is blocked as long as we all know that what happened was false? Does it matter if we may be taking different actions looking forward so as to correct things as long as we are all in agreement that things need fixing? There are many things we CAN do to move forward, but in-fighting is not productive and that is what our adversaries wish for.

JasonD

I think what our adversaries wish for is hot heads doing something stupid. That is to be guarded against at all cost.

jamcooker

Agreed.

cthulhu

That is to be assiduously guarded against….but once an ambush is in progress, all forces are to move THROUGH the ambush and out the other side.

Wolf Moon

I don’t know about that. January Sixth would have been far, far worse if thousands of patriots had so much as WALKED into the AMBUSH IN PROGRESS. Only a few did, relative to that whole monster crowd, and look how bad things were with that!

We are up against a NASTY enemy.

Our ENTIRE GOVERNMENT is ready to ambush us, IMO.

smiley2

they are trying relentlessly and shamelessly to make it into something far worse than it was…

they desperately want…and need…President Trump & his supporters to be “violent”.

but Antifa…BLM…they get a pass.

Wolf Moon

They’re not FAIR. They have no moral compass. They get to cheat. We don’t.

They want us to become THEM.

And THAT is why we DON’T.

JasonD

Exactly!! They offer the path of hate.

Follow this logic all the way ….

smiley2

having a “moral compass” means absolutely nothing to them.

POWER & CONTROL is what they’re after.

they must capture the “hearts & minds” of the masses in order to be able to manipulate the masses…

and then they keep repeating the same LIES relentessly…

like a chant.

they must also convince the masses that there is a common enemy…

someone to blame.

someone to fear.

someone…or a specific group…to condemn.

all of that is done through : lies, manipulation, false flags, sabotage, propaganda and power.

and it has an hypnotic effect on the masses.

there is a psychology of “the masses”.

Hitler understood it, studied it and exploited it…quite successfully.

smiley2

this book….
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…was revered & referred to by Hitler…and Mussolini…

written by Gustave Le Bon in 1896…

his seminal work on crowd psychology.

Deplorable Patriot

Not having a moral compass is a big part of it.

I saw that a lot in my work life.

cthulhu

It wasn’t our ambush. If they’d somehow sucked in 20,000 true patriots, we should have flooded the zone…..but it was a couple of hundred antifa and instigators and the buffaloes just stood by and gawked.

Wolf Moon

And a damn good thing. I am so proud we didn’t follow that MIC buttwipe Sullivan into the MEAT GRINDER that Pelosi and the CHINA TREASON WING of the Pentagon had planned for us.

They were prepared to take down the ENTIRE true conservative movement – throw us in prison – and replace us with Neocon Nikki and Shanghai Mitch.

Good grief. The communists and their RINO and NEOCON puppets are EVIL.

Wolf Moon

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FROM GAB!

cthulhu

Very interesting….everything based on Ubuntu 20.04 seems to have had its sound gefookt. I’ve been poking around to fix it on the big boy, but the newly spun has the same problem.

Gudthots

One of my Linux VMs is stubbornly refusing to see my audio hardware.

cthulhu

Is it Ubuntu-based? Debian?

Gudthots

Debian

cthulhu

I think the RH mushroom on the cover statue should have a perching Cthulhu —

— it would provide context and depth.

holly102

testing

Wolf Moon

Just saw these posts! Not sure why you’re not being let in.

holly

I’ve been having a tiff with WP. Deleted my account, changed my name and email. Couldn’t sign in here. No Jetpack on my WP account for a week until this morning. Thanks for letting me back in!

Wolf Moon

Looks like it’s working now!

holly102

good morning qtree 🙋‍♀️

cthulhu

We’ve been sitting at 101 comments for a while.

Considering my recent history, it wouldn’t surprise me if I couldn’t comment for no reason at all; if y’all couldn’t comment for no reason at all, or if there couldn’t be a comment for no reason at all.

So I’m chuckin’ a pebble.

Deplorable Patriot

It was the middle of the night.

Several of our regular posters are MIA for whatever reason.

Plus, many of the people over at Marica’s comment that they aren’t comfortable with conflict, so they avoid being here.

The whole comment number thing…I prefer quality to quantity.

holly

I can’t comment.

holly

Thank you kindly Wolf ☺

Aubergine

We have conflict?

I grew up in a Southern family of really loud German and Scottish combined ancestry. Family reunions were combat zones.

We really seem pretty calm here, with occasional exceptions (the latest being FG&C’s departure).

Wolf Moon

Free speech is like that!

I like the old fighting Italian family model, myself! Let it all out! Youse idiots!  😉 

One would not think that I would have to fight cancel culture here, but I do. Between hints and direct private requests to kick people out of here, combined with threats to leave unless somebody else is kicked out, one would almost think we’re Democrats. And that is not counting the people who come into here specifically to cause trouble – I get those cases, although they are increasingly sneaky. It prevents growth – AS INTENDED.

So I guess I’ll use this opportunity to remind everybody that, no, I will not be kicking out your bitter opponent [whoever]. Figure out another way. Like not giving a damn!  😃 

Deplorable Patriot

Most have.

Gudthots

Mostly I find self-appointed “Hall Monitors” to be the most TOXIC.

Valerie Curren

new kid on the block

https://twitter.com/mbracemoore/status/1363687855558709248

hmmm not sure about the audio here, any thoughts

https://twitter.com/i/status/1363926248666374150

https://twitter.com/mbracemoore/status/1363881930253623297

What are we supposed to notice in this pic?
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Valerie Curren

Seeing the large picture here it looks like Joe’s head & hand might be manipulated somehow based on the color variation. No clue here…

Wolf Moon

All I know is that the side-by-side pictures are of the same person, 100% without a doubt. People who are seeing them as different are being subjected to psychological suggestion. My facial recognition algo says overwhelmingly that it’s the same person..

Gudthots

I agree. There are patterns of tension that do not change even if amount of color or water in the tissues change. Look below the surface, see the jawline, how the teeth are set. See the temporal tension, the pattern of tension over the frontal area.

Valerie Curren

The one I shared previously w/ 6 pics appeared to be 2 & possibly 3 rather similar people. Some appear the same person & some different enough to be questionable, especially the ones w/ attached vs detached earlobes.

Valerie Curren

Ballsy bloke

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thebradfordfile
@thebradfordfile
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7h

Ted Cruz should have shown up to today’s hearing in a Cancun t-shirt.

Valerie Curren

interesting anon insight
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Rosie’s Blocked By Beschloss
@DarnelSugarfoo
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6h

Whoever this anon is, he CALLED it…

…..before the election ever happened.

Wolf Moon

That is REALLY GOOD.

I’m wondering what the last lines mean. Which side is that?

The ritas have stopped flowing

The great sleep is ending

we will retake control

para59r

He claims

“The Rita’s have stopped flowing.
The great sleep is ending.
We will retake control”

While his pre election observations/predictions are spot on his last statement is quite convoluted unless he believes himself to be on the side of evil.
If Rita’s have stopped flowing that is not a good thing as you can see by the definition above.

In the Vedic scriptures we entered the Kali age somewhere around 3000 BCE. We still have about 39000 years before its end so we are somewhat still in its infancy.
The Kali age is the age of evil. Things get progressively worse.

Wiki stuff cut and pasted.

“Hindus believe that human civilization degenerates spiritually during the Kali Yuga. (According to one authority, and there are other’s that say different, this age began in 3012 BCE and we are still in it’s infancy. details in link above.)
Hinduism often symbolically represents morality (dharma) as an Indian bull. In Satya Yuga, the first stage of development, the bull has four legs, which is reduced by one in each age that follows. By the age of Kali, morality is reduced to only a quarter of that of the golden age, so that the bull of Dharma has only one leg.[13][14]

References in the Mahabharata[edit]
The Kurukshetra War and the decimation of Kauravas thus happened at the Yuga-Sandhi, the point of transition from one yuga to another.[15] The scriptures mention Narada as having momentarily intercepted the demon Kali on his way to the Earth when Duryodhana was about to be born in order to make him an embodiment of arishadvargas and adharma in preparation of the era of decay in values and the consequent havoc.[citation needed]

Prophesied events
A discourse by Markandeya in the Mahabharata identifies some of the attributes of Kali Yuga.

In relation to rulers, it lists:

Rulers will become unreasonable: they will levy taxes unfairly.
Rulers will no longer see it as their duty to promote spirituality, or to protect their subjects: they will become a danger to the world.
“At the end of Kali-yuga, when there exist no topics on the subject of God, even at the residences of so-called saints and respectable gentlemen of the three higher varnas (guna or temperament) and when nothing is known of the techniques of sacrifice, even by word, at that time the Lord will appear as the supreme chastiser.” (Srimad-Bhagavatam (2.7)

With regard to human relationships, Markandeya’s discourse says:

Avarice and wrath will be common. Humans will openly display animosity towards each other. Ignorance of dharma will occur.
Religion, truthfulness, cleanliness, tolerance, mercy, physical strength and memory diminish with each passing day.
People will have thoughts of murder with no justification and will see nothing wrong in that.
Lust will be viewed as socially acceptable and sexual intercourse will be seen as the central requirement of life.
Sin will increase exponentially, while virtue will fade and cease to flourish.
People will become addicted to intoxicating drinks and drugs.
Gurus will no longer be respected and their students will attempt to injure them. Their teachings will be insulted, and followers of Kama will wrest control of the mind from all human beings.
All the human beings will declare themselves as gods or boon given by gods and make it as a business instead of teachings.
People will no longer get married and live with each other just for sexual pleasure.
Weather and environment will degrade with time and frequent and unpredictable rainfalls will happen.
Earthquakes will be common.
Maximum age of humans will be 50 years by the end of Kali Yuga.
Many fake ideologies will spread throughout the world.
The powerful people will dominate the poor people.
Many diseases will spread.
At the end of Kali Yuga, lord Vishnu will take birth on earth to wipe out the sinners. It is mentioned that lord Vishnu’s Kalki avatar will come to the Earth in a white horse which has wings (here, the destruction caused by the white horse is used as a metaphor for the destruction of darkness in the minds of the human beings).”

para59r

For the record. I’m not a Hindu or Buddhist ,Jain or any of that. I just like to see what ancient cultures said and did and on that score I’m quite the neophyte.
Meanwhile if any of the above is seriously considered (few do) there is still plenty of time for renaissance if history is any sort of guide 🙂

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Gudthots

Thank you for sharing this.

In our holographic universe, truth is always asking to be seen, even if it is distorted by the pathologies of the vessel seeking to express it.

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Valerie Curren

No clue here but hopefully DP or someone else w/ experience analyzing the anons will weigh in.

para59r

Rita definition is – the cosmic-moral principle of order that in Vedic tradition establishes regularity and righteousness in the world.

Valerie Curren

Thank you for sharing that (I don’t really understand for I have no background in Vedic tradition) 🙂

Wolf Moon

See, I thought they meant ‘ritas as in margaritas! Always important to ask to see if impressions are shared widely or not.

Valerie Curren

depravity displayed

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Raheem Kassam

@RaheemKassam
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8h

Biden’s HHS Pick Advocates Sex Changes for Kids.
https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/1364033699982045184/RPs35Fhi?format=jpg&name=small
SCHWEPPE: Biden’s HHS Pick Advocates Sex Changes for Kids.
During Levine’s time as Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Levine and Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf drew headlines by engaging in athenationalpulse.com

Valerie Curren

Millenniel Millie exposes the plan

Wolf Moon

Yup. And FIBTIFA stands by, signaling to Pelosi that “they have a deal”.

Valerie Curren

shudder, if the law enforcers are enabling the law breakers where is accountability (apart from political/viewpoint/religious persecution, which we all know only goes one way!)?

Wolf Moon

Yeah, we have a bit of a problem here.

Valerie Curren

Big Time. They’ve all turned in the kind of cop Brian Denehhy’s (hack job on that spelling) character portrayed in Rambo, First Blood!

Valerie Curren

spooky usurpers
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from a locked account

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BeenHereBeforehttps://abs-0.twimg.com/emoji/v2/svg/1f994.svg

@AmericaRising17
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8h

Halloween in February. This is disturbing. Looks like they’re holding a funeral for the country, which is fitting since he’s destroyed our sovereignty by selling the USA to Chynah and opened the borders. This is another sign/omen.
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Breaking911
@Breaking911
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President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris & Second Gentlemen Doug Emhoff held a moment of silence for the 500,000 U.S. COVID deaths. 500 candles lit the staircases of the White House’s South Portico.

https://breaking911.com/biden-white-house-observes-moment-of-silence-for-half-million-covid-19-deaths/…
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eu4EulPWQAAQHZh?format=jpg&name=small

https://twitter.com/AmericaRising17/status/1364036866429845506.

smiley2

heavily staged theatricks on display…

accent on tricks.

big time propaganda.

setting the table.

as if they give a damn about “covid deaths”.

Valerie Curren

I was wondering if that pic was at the Real White House or like Castle Rock studios, or some such…hmmm

Everything about that “administration” is “heavily staged” aka FAKE

Deplorable Patriot

That was my thought. Is this the real deal considering that all we see is the south facade of the building and even then, the steps don’t look quite right. The benches are different, too.
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barkerjim

There are no large lanterns (lights) by the central doorway in this picture, either.

para59r

If you do a search for “Halloween at the White House” and then click images. You will see those large lanterns in many pictures.
https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Holloween+at+the+White+house&t=vivaldi&iax=images&ia=images

Wolf Moon

BOOM. Thank you. Multiplicity to the rescue.

Valerie Curren

Nice catch!

smiley2

oh ! the humanity !
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Sieg Heil !

Valerie Curren

Yikes–LOL!

Valerie Curren

lively Ron Paul blast from the past…let freedom ring!

Valerie Curren

Celebrating life!
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Valerie Curren

woka cola

smiley2

psst, Elijah…to lie in a tanning bed.

FIFY

Valerie Curren

Seems like there are many who like to lie regardless of the activity!

Valerie Curren

post apocalyptic
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Dora

test

Dora

I love that Alice in Wonderland sculpture. I always made it a point to stop there on my visits to Central Park. I’ve got many pictures of myself and my friends sitting on the rocks enjoying ourselves.
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I really miss going to the city. It’s been over a year. Yikes!
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Thanks for the memories.

Valerie Curren

Fake PotUS to deal w/ Canada…
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Valerie Curren

Kevin Sorbo’s wife & a tweet I wanted to share (that disappeared from my timeline/home page & I forgot the topic 🙁 ha)

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samsorbo
@thesamsorbo
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16h

Does “my body my choice” apply to vaccines and masks?
Or just killing babies?

https://twitter.com/donkamion78/status/1364152931369553927

Valerie Curren
Dora
Valerie Curren

found on twitter
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Calgacus The Patriot
@Rod38804632
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Feb 21

I am suddenly following tons of foreigners, vegans and animal rights activists….. I didn’t hit their follow button! Twitter sucks.

https://twitter.com/Rod38804632/status/1363431942562209792

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The Gay Republican (Beep/Bop/Boop)
@GayRepublicSwag
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5h

Okay this is just silly now. I have over 110,000 followers and my posts get like 3 retweets? This isn’t just a shadowban this is the dark of night.

Why should I post on this platform if they don’t let anyone see my posts?

Follow me on Parler and Gab @ TheGayRepublican.

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Valerie Curren

there’s no basement on dem depravity

trompe l’oiele (scuse the misspelling)

https://twitter.com/i/status/1364170844986105859

Valerie Curren

Missouri community stands up against unconstitutional fed gun grabbers!!!

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David J Harris Jr
@DavidJHarrisJr
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Newton County authorizes police to arrest federal agents enforcing unconstitutional gun control.
https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/1364049176628232196/kw1czUVP?format=jpg&name=small
Sheriffs Can Arrest Feds Who Violate Citizens’ Gun Rights, New Missouri County Ordinance Says
It should be interesting after Joe Biden and his   Democratic compatriots pass their draconian gun control laws if federal officers show up in  Newton County, Missouri. That county has a new ordina…davidharrisjr.com

Valerie Curren

loving loyal leader

Valerie Curren

choose wisely!
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Valerie Curren

canadian fights back!

JasonD

Posting in 5, to help Wheatie’s eyes …

So, I am keen to get to the relevant parts now that my background has been sketched out. I will be leaping across interesting bits that may later prove to be more relevant – I will make a highlighted note in the timeline to make it easier for me to find in the event it proves necessary later to provide more detail. (note – there was more background than I planned, sorry.)

My father passed away in February 2000, a family trust was established pursuant to his will. I was one of 3 trustees, my mother and a cousin who is a super wealthy dude (director of one of the major investment companies in South Africa). We set about the plan, which was to sell about 90 hectares of the 650 ha farm to the adjoining development – Arabella Country Estate. I carried on operating the farm and had a verbal agreement (NOTE 1) that I would be able to purchase the remainder of the farm at agricultural value – the development next door was obviously driving up market value of adjacent properties. 

All approaches by our agent were rebuffed, so life carried on as per normal. 
Our third child was born in 2001 – a daughter! My wife continued loving life on the farm. We had arranged for her parents to be caretakers of the farm on the other side of Arabella, so our children had all their living grandparents living within 10km of us. One say in April 2002 I was returning back to the farm on the main dirt road and I spotted a huge black SUV crawling along towards me – they said they were from next door and was it ok to “look around”? From that moment on life became surreal for years thereafter. In some respects, it has never stopped.

JasonD

2 ….

An offer was made, and it included an expanded second option which I was powerless to ward off since my sister became estranged from the entire Delport clan and family friends (NOTE 2). So suddenly much more of the farm was in play than planned. A bidding war between 2 developers ensued and the best half of the farm was sold for far more than we ever thought possible. We had 6 months to transition off the farm and re-locate 6 farm laborers and their families (we built them each a home and transferred free ownership to them). 

So work was frantic. We (my wife and I) bought a plot in Kleinmond (the nearest town where my parents had retired to) and engaged a builder to build a house for us to move to. Life was crazy hectic, and I had no idea what I was going to do about my own future – I knew that all the good land was gone and I had to figure out if there was any way to make a living on the remainder, which had zero buildings on it that amounted to anything.
With about 6 weeks to go from having to vacate the family farmhouse, on my birthday, I received a phone call from my best friend. 

I was in my dad’s old office looking out at the palm tree he had planted as a 12 year old. The newspaper was spread open on the desk – the business section. A graph depicting stock price over time was on the facing page. As I was talking, taking in the scene, my peripheral vision drew my eye to this graph, since “my” name appeared in it, in the time axis to be exact, depicting the 12 months JFMAMJJASOND. I posted about this at the old Q-Tree around 2 and a half years ago. 

At the time, it raised a chuckle from me and my wife – I am no longer chuckling. More on this later.

JasonD

3 ….

So, we are off the farm, I was close to conceding that a future on the remainder was not viable, and my wife suggests that we visit her brother in Tasmania “just to go and have a look”. Why not, I say. We go there in mid 2003 for just over 2weeks and love what we see. We return to SA and I authorize the trust to sell the remainder of the farm – we are heading to Tasmania and I’m done with South Africa. 

My other BIL just happens to be visiting from Canada and he offers to accompany back to Tasmania to plan our arrival there. Awesome trip – the two of us thoroughly enjoyed getting to know each other. He is married to a devout Catholic and he is a very cynical atheist – so my former atheist self gets trotted out. We revel in kicking Christian hypocrisy in general and Catholicism in particular up hill and down dale. There are no dissenting voices present, so we are the heroes of the hour – like shooting fish in a barrel.

Oh yes, I almost forgot a tiny little detail. On this trip I recall the Magnet / Gadolinium Heat Engine that I “invented” 10 years before. He gets it and, being from Vancouver, which just happens to have a significant Chynese community, he reckons he can get his hands on some gadolinium. Cool – I’m re-excited about this idea since I may actually be able to test it! 

We head back to SA and on arrival back, my wife hands me a book to read – she reckons I’ll love it. That book was The Da Vinci Code ………………..

 What? Surely not? It was crud, wasn’t it? Just wait and see.

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JasonD

4…..

So, just coming from a trip where kicking Catholics was fun again – I get offered this book. This is like crack cocaine for an atheist – apologies to the genuine atheists out there who have actually considered their positions. So, having around a year to wait for our migration papers to get organized, I start hiking in the local mountains to lose some weight and get fit again. My mind wanders free on these hikes, and I alternate between thinking about Dan Brown’s fictional “exposes” and the magnet engine. One morning, heading down the mountain I wonder “What would I call this great invention?”  Combine the words “magnet” and “gadolinium” and you can get Mag-gadol …..ugh. Too klunky, it does not roll off the tongue.

Get home, have a shower and breakfast. What to do? Ah, maybe google about Mary Magdalene to see if there is anything to back up Dan Brown. This is our first experience on the internet proper – we had e-mail on the farm, nothing else. Search for Mary Magdalene – first page of hits are all chapels name after her – of no interest to this lad on a quest for the truth. Second page, the only non-chapel link is https://petragrail.tripod.com/ (yes it is still there, for some reason I don’t understand) “WELCOME TO THE CHAPEL PERILOUS” 

The Chapel Perilous first appeared in Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur – yes, we are apparently on a grail hunt for real, just like the da Vinci Code. And I am actually NOT joking – the big reveal is going to knock your socks off. And no, you can’t skip to the end. So, after navigating my way clumsily through the website as a complete newbie, I find this page https://petragrail.tripod.com/mm.html which deals with the shocking true story of Mary Magdalene – or not. About 2/3’s of the way down I am shocked, to the core. My first bona fide synchronicity! The word Magdalene is brilliantly decoded for me as meaning Great Pillar Female One when the Hebrew is written as Ma-Gadol-Ah-En

Now, if you recall, a mere 2 hours earlier I was trying to concoct a name for my heat engine – Mag Gadol …….ugh. The similarity between these two ridiculous made up words coinciding within 2 hours of each other with regard to seemingly totally unrelated subjects          just        blew     me     away.

JasonD

5 ……..

Remember, surreal for me started with that black SUV encounter. It did not stop after that. I am still in that state, because what happened that morning has never stopped. I did not know it then, but I was on a dual track journey of