Dear KAG: 20220531 Open Thread

Cover image: south rose window, Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis as seen from the gallery. Stained glass by Tiffany. Photo by DePat. (As long as I was up in the gallery…. By the way, four flights of stairs straight up is a killer.)

Yes, those are folding chairs left over from a previous music director’s regime.

DePat note: I was essentially done with this daily and proof reading it when I went OT just to check out what Sundance thought important enough to bring forward.

😡😡😡😡😡😡😡

DHS and Intel Community Media Outlets Proactively Move to Defend Dominion Voting Systems Ahead of Report on Electronic Election Hardware Issues Coming This Week

The timing is not coincidental.  A 100-page report on electronic voting systems, by University of Michigan computer scientist J. Alex Halderman, remains under seal in a federal court in Atlanta as an outcome of election integrity lawsuits surrounding the Dominion voting system.  That report is rumored to be released soon, perhaps as early as this week.

Sundance isn’t wrong about this. We really do need to go back to pen or pencil and paper and ditch the electronics if elections are to be honest.

World Economic Forum Says Go Vegan: Eat Seaweed, Algae, and Cacti to Save the Planet

Yeah, no.

This is not good.

The Left Dominates the Legal System, and They’re Taking Down GOP Election Attorneys en Masse

The left has developed a powerfully coordinated legal election effort under the leadership of left-wing lawyer Marc Elias. In recent years, he has successfully brought together a coalition of left-wing nonprofit groups to work in conjunction with each other on elections. It’s a brilliant plan considering the left now dominates much of the legal system to give him victories; in urban areas they have more judgeships, they dominate state bars which are responsible for attorney discipline, and they run the biggest, most powerful law firms.

The reason they have taken over state bars is because while conservative attorneys are more likely to have families and be involved in church, taking up much of their free time, liberal lawyers are not, so they have more time to volunteer and serve on state bars’ boards of governors and committees. The left also controls large law firms for similar reasons. Without family and church obligations, they can devote long hours to achieving required billable hours.

Marc Elias again. Wasn’t he in some other drama recently?

David Hogg gets called out:

Of interest given past discussion:

Lumber Prices Slump With Rising Interest Rates

Wood prices were a leading indicator of the supply-chain problems and inflation that followed pandemic lockdowns. Prices shot up in the summer of 2020 as cooped-up Americans remodeled en masse and demand for suburban houses soared. By last spring, lumber cost more than twice the prepandemic high. Now, two-by-four prices are flashing caution.

Lumber futures for July delivery ended Friday at $695.10 per thousand board feet, down 52% from a high in early March. On-the-spot wood prices have plunged, too. Pricing service Random Lengths said Friday that its framing composite index, which tracks cash sales, fell about 12% last week to end at $794. That is down from $1,334 in March, just before the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time since 2018.  

Fascinating idea:

The Mafia Tactic that Brought Down CNN

Of late, the State appears to be an analogue to the mafia. For one piece of evidence, we can look to the inclusion in its main repertoire a mob tactic once used only sparingly: the bust out.

A bust out is a mob tactic whereby a business-owner becomes indebted or obliged to a mobster, who subsequently coerces the business-owner to finance criminal operations on his company’s credit. After multiple refinancing options and mortgages, the mafia burns down the overleveraged business and collects the insurance money.

The pre-eminent example of the State acting on its new modus operandi is CNN. With the arrival of the Zucker regime, the State attained effective control of the company and immediately initiated a credibility bust out on its brand, leveraging every ounce of its reputation to serve the various enterprises of the State, until the network became a laughingstock that was disowned even by stalwart Democrats and go-along-get-along suburban paper-pushers. Years of outright lying and transparent propaganda (Russiagate; the Covington kids farce; the Rittenhouse trial; and many, many others) obliterated the last pretense CNN could cling to for promoting itself as a “straight-shooting, down the line” news network.

Going along with the mafia theme, this article was referenced:

The End of Progressive Intellectual Life

How the Foundation-NGO complex quashed innovative thinking and open debate, first on the American right and now on the center-left

The centralized and authoritarian control of American progressivism by major foundations and the nonprofits that they fund, and the large media institutions, universities, corporations, and banks that disseminate the progressive party line, has made it impossible for there to be public intellectuals on the American center-left. This is not to say that progressives are not intelligent and/or well-educated. It is merely to say that being a progressive public intellectual is no longer an option, in an era in which progressivism is anti-intellectual.

If you are an intelligent and thoughtful young American, you cannot be a progressive public intellectual today, any more than you can be a cavalry officer or a silent movie star. That’s because, in the third decade of the 21st-century, intellectual life on the American center-left is dead. Debate has been replaced by compulsory assent and ideas have been replaced by slogans that can be recited but not questioned: Black Lives Matter, Green Transition, Trans Women Are Women, 1619, Defund the Police. The space to the left-of-center that was once filled with magazines and organizations devoted to what Diana Trilling called the “life of significant contention” is now filled by the ritualized gobbledygook of foundation-funded single-issue nonprofits like a pond choked by weeds. Having crowded out dissent and debate, the nonprofit industrial complex—Progressivism, Inc.—taints the Democratic Party by association with its bizarre obsessions and contributes to Democratic electoral defeats, like the one that appears to be imminent this fall.

Consider center-left journals of opinion. In the 1990s, The New YorkerThe NationDissentThe New RepublicThe Atlantic, and Washington Monthly all represented distinctive flavors of the center-left, from the technocratic neoliberalism of Washington Monthly to the New Left countercultural ethos of The Nation and the snobbish gentry liberalism of The New Yorker. Today, they are bare Xeroxes of each other, promoting and rewriting the output of single-issue environmental, identitarian, and gender radical nonprofits, which all tend to be funded by the same set of progressive foundations and individual donors….

Meanwhile, in one area of public policy or politics after another, Progressivism, Inc. has shut down debate on the center-left through its interlocking networks of program officers, nonprofit functionaries, and center-left editors and writers, all of whom can move with more or less ease between these roles during their careers as bureaucratic functionaries whose salaries are ultimately paid by America’s richest families and individuals. The result is a spectacularly well-funded NGOsphere whose intellectual depth and breadth are contracting all the time.

The left has become a gigantic echo chamber.

About the cultural issues facing us:

The Ugliest Form of Antagonism…and It’s for You

Now we see the full destructive force of antagonist culture.  We begin to feel what it is like to live without freedom of speech, association, and other basic rights.  We now understand the effects of the destruction of gender distinctions, and we see how the teaching of CRT can divide society and turn the young against their history and traditions.  We see the breakdown of law and order as gangs of young thugs pillage stores and attack helpless citizens stripped of police protection by “defund the police” movements.  We see elderly persons on their way to church beaten and killed by those who kill for pleasure.

And to all of this, the American left, infected by the culture of antagonism, is callously indifferent.

Church of Cowards?

You think it’s obvious that things are totally nuts. But if the people with whom you associate week in and week out knew you stood against things like critical race theory, transgender reassignment for young children, and canceling folks who won’t take an experimental “vaccine” would immediately silence you, shun you, and find a way to get rid of you. You look around, sadly shake your head, and realize that it’s even worse when you leave church on Sunday.

People populating pews in many churches across America today shy away from talking about issues near and dear to them because they don’t hear anything approaching “speaking the truth in love” coming from the pulpit. There’s even a large cross-section of evangelicals who say that Christians should not be involved in politics, so they avoid it at all costs in church. Too divisive.

One prelate I follow actually went there, even if his premise is ignorant of false flags and MK Ultra. The first seven minutes are what needs to be said. The rest is better than the other two sermons I heard this past weekend on the Ascension:

Talking points:

The Only Relevant Question about Abortion

This is worth a read regarding Ukraine and Zelensky:

SERVANT OF THE CORRUPT

The meme machine was working overtime over the weekend. More on tap tomorrow.

Something to remember, always.

Per the boss’s instruction:

I’d throw in a few Rockefellers and Rothschilds also.

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.

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“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.”

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LUKE 1:39-56

39In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a city of Judah, 40and she entered the house of Zechari’ah and greeted Elizabeth. 41And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit 42and she exclaimed with a loud cry, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb! 43And why is this granted me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? 44For behold, when the voice of your greeting came to my ears, the babe in my womb leaped for joy. 45And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfilment of what was spoken to her from the Lord.” 46And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, 47and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, 48for he has regarded the low estate of his handmaiden. For behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed; 49for he who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is his name. 50And his mercy is on those who fear him from generation to generation. 51He has shown strength with his arm, he has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts, 52he has put down the mighty from their thrones, and exalted those of low degree; 53he has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich he has sent empty away. 54He has helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy, 55as he spoke to our fathers, to Abraham and to his posterity for ever.” 56And Mary remained with her about three months, and returned to her home.

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>>148154137

St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do thou, Prince of the Heavenly Hosts, by the power of God, cast down to Hell Satan and all his evil spirits, who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.

>>148156518
Amen brother.
Q

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

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GA/FL

Another website reporting on Vaccine injuries:

https://vaccinedamage.news/

kalbokalbs

wowohwow1528

Awesome 😎👍‼️🇺🇸❤️🇺🇸✝️✝️✝️

GA/FL

Maybe, just maybe…….

TheseTruths

Truth Social TO11427, The Real Toria Brooke:

BREAKING After True the Vote presented ballot trafficking evidence to the Arizona Senate tonight, the response was: “After seeing this, I think we need to move forward with that 2289.”

HB 2289 is a bill that states all voting must “occur only on election day and all ballots be cast in person by a voter at the voter’s election precinct polling place.”

Ballots must also be tabulated by hand within 24 hours of the polls closing.

That’s all great, and absolutely they need to make a law to protect voting. But what about 2020? You can’t let that stand.

Last edited 3 months ago by TheseTruths
Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

We’re going to be lucky to have 2022 do any more than stand.

Washington is no good. None of it.

They’re pacifying us. That’s all they’re doing. They’re trying to figure out how to deal with us.

Washington AS A WHOLE is rotten. The entire thing.

kalbokalbs

Basement Dummy strikes again…

GWP

JUST IN: Biden DOJ Asks Federal Appeals Court to Reverse Order Lifting Airplane Mask Mandate
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/05/just-biden-doj-asks-federal-appeals-court-reverse-order-lifting-airplane-mask-mandate/

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Washington is no good. It’s rotten to the core.

kalbokalbs

Joe N Hoe have something else in common, besides, both, dumb as a box of rocks.
Staff bailing BOTH Joe N Hoe.

GWP

“Blaxit” – Black Staffers Fleeing Biden White House in Droves
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/05/blaxit-black-staffers-fleeing-biden-white-house-droves/

mollypitcher5

Wonder what kind of promotions they think they’re owed? New titles with bigger paychecks ? Made up woke departments for them to head up ? These are the snowflakes that a) are coddled in their “diverse” status and b) can’t comprehend what working is actually about
Couldn’t happen to a better ‘boss’….it’s the Frankenstein the DemComs created

Last edited 3 months ago by mollypitcher5
para59r

Guess how many were shot in Chicago this weekend…

That’s the headline, I won’t make you guess. 50 with 9 fatalities.

mollypitcher5

Nothing to see here, move along………… 😡 

kalbokalbs

Pravda News will ignore.

FBI standard lie, “No comment. Ongoing Investigation”.

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

FIB is a Democrat UniParty(TM) Op.

RF121




TradeBait2

Until the Dems and RINOs are tossed into the ash heap of history this country is going to suck. It’s that simple. Change that, change the world.

para59r

Yes, please and to drive home the point, CFP appears to have begun a new feature.

https://citizenfreepress.com/breaking/libs-of-tiktok-week-in-review/

Just imagine, these folk vote.

kalbokalbs

On a Positive note…

GWP

China’s Economy in Tatters as Spending Plummets, Government Lacks Cash
While the Chinese government insists its economy is recovering swiftly from the latest round of coronavirus lockdowns, foreign analysts on Monday pointed to more signs of serious distress, including a trillion-dollar funding shortfall, banks freezing up, and regulators pointing fingers of blame at each other.

Analysts from Japan’s Nomura Holdings published a report last week that said China’s lockdowns, especially the one imposed on Shanghai, “resulted in a sharp contraction in government revenue.”

The gap between revenue and spending was a little over $895.2 billion in Nomura’s analysis, big enough to swallow most of the money from “stimulus measures” touted by Beijing as a means of stabilizing the economy and restoring economic growth.

In addition to reduced revenue because of coronavirus lockdowns, local governments are experiencing massive revenue shortfalls because the central government’s crackdown on real estate debt made it harder to make money by selling land.

MORE…
https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2022/05/31/chinas-economy-tatters-spending-plummets-government-lacks-cash/

TheseTruths

Truth Social, Liz Harrington:

@truethevote presents its findings in Arizona
The average mule made TWENTY ONE visits to drop boxes trafficking ballots
The state was called by just 10,457 votes
______________
202 mules identified in Maricopa County alone
Making 4,242 visits dropping illegal ballots
Each visited the NGOs stashing the ballots at least 4 times
______________
Multiple mules were located inside NGOs stashing ballots at the same time — it’s organized
In Yuma, there were 71 instances when 3 or more mules were at the stash houses at once
One particular mule made 77 visits to drop boxes between Oct. 7 and Nov. 3 2020
______________
HUGE!
Maricopa County accepted AT LEAST 20,000 mail-in ballots AFTER Election Day 2020
This includes 18,000 — more than the entire election margin of 10,457 ballots — on Nov. 4 picked up from USPS

Last edited 3 months ago by TheseTruths
Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

“Determinative”.

To hell with these cheating Democrats.