"Biden: "No one can tell me that if it had been a group of Black Lives Matter protesting yesterday, they wouldn't have been treated very, very differently than the mob of thugs that stormed the Capitol. We all know that's true, and it is unacceptable. Totally unacceptable."" foxnews
Varney commented today on his show that the US is moving rapidly toward an environment in which deviant opinions and the expression of such will be punished by ostracism, loss of employment and ultimately – what?
75 million dissidents voted for Trump. Their party actually grew stronger down ballot, much stronger. These Smelly dissidents are heavily armed. Gun sales are way up. Ammunition is hard to come by because of heavy buying.
President Joe and his "consort" think that the attitudes of the Smellies are "totally unacceptable?"
He should be very careful about condemning the mind set of the Smellies, very careful. The Dems think that they can extrapolate from the hooligans who broke into the capitol to the general attitudes of the Smelly Deplorables?
Be very careful President Joe. pl
Let’s turn the clock back a bit:
At the 11th hour of the Obama administration, they were holding secret meeting plotting how to destroy Trump, while Samantha Powers was demanding hundreds of FISA unmasking orders that served absolutely no known purpose that late in the game.
Obama brought down America in secret, and did far more damage than this momentary street theater takeover of the Capitol Building two days ago, curiously facilitated by the Capitol Police union members. Obama’s theft of America was slow and steady and did not let up one minute during Trump’s four long years under constant Democrat siege.
The Obama and Democrats dual systems of justice is what cannot stand. The seeds of insurrection were sown in the 11th hours of the Obama administration; not the final hours of the Trump administration.
“75 million dissidents voted for Trump”
How many friends neighbors and family members (including non adult children) did not vote for one reason or another. I think you’re looking at closer to 100 million Americans who don’t agree with Joe and Kamala and thier backers.
Mathew 24-27: Take heed, Mr Biden – read this right side up:
24 “Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.
25 Though the rain comes in torrents and the floodwaters rise and the winds beat against that house, it won’t collapse because it is built on bedrock.
26 But anyone who hears my teaching and doesn’t obey it is foolish, like a person who builds a house on sand.
27 When the rains and floods come and the winds beat against that house, it will collapse with a mighty crash.”
This is just the beginning of cancel culture. Note that Trump has been cancelled by Facebook & Twitter. Obama’s IRS went after conservatives, is another example. This is not just about the Democrats and their urban managerial class cohorts. The GOP establishment is part & parcel of this alignment and very much a part of the benefits system. They will be even more brazen in further accelerating market concentration to the benefit of the oligarchy. The past 4 years were just an aberration in their eyes. They’ve taken Trump down hard as an example to not challenge their authority. Using George Bush’s maxim – either you’re with us or against us – that’s gonna be the attitude.
The next leader who will harness the frustration of the “smellies” will be far more competent & ruthless and likely an authoritarian. The philosophical principles of the primacy of the natural rights of citizens and the rule of law of our founding has long been gone. The oligarchy is firmly in control and will suppress dissent more harshly with a lot of support from the media-managerial class.
The oligarchy will do their very best to prevent the organization of the “Smellies” into a potent national force. If any small group act out they will be treated harshly. Since the “Smellies” cannot use the ballot box to push back, how do you think they will organize and counter the oligarchic forces who have all levers of power and have demonstrated naked exercise of it?
Someone here linked an excellent piece by Spengler of the Asia Times yesterday, which I appreciated. He had another piece about how this could be considered America’s 4th or 5th religious awakening, but this time doing it “without God or forgiveness”. Even our opposing groups during the Civil War had more respect and shared belief with one another.
Mr. Biden is not off to a very credible start on his campaign promise to “heal the soul of our nation.”
I’m not holding my breath on anything changing from the hard left suicide trip that this nation is on.
If anything has been proven in the last 10 months of the poorly justified and tyrannical national shutdown it is that this is a nation of sheep.
Of course, there will be a small group of, sometimes vocal, dissenters but it’s not 1775.
If this is the the hill the democrats choose to stand and fight on…..instead of solving the problems of our country being shutdown for almost a whole year and counting.
Then secession will be on the agenda much sooner than I thought. So the real battle will be who gets to draw the line. Wonder how the military and Civilian police Forces will react as the inevitable violence ramps up?
This post is an important warning for all of the Democrats that now rule us and seek to fundamentally change the country while condradulating themselves for their cleverness in twisting Tuesday’s events into a condemnation of half of the country. I’m sure it will be ignored.
In the context of analysis not being advocacy (please!), Tuesday’s breaching of the Capitol, IMO, hardly merits the level of pearl clutching that it has generated; whether genuine or opportunistic. It could have been a true Constitutional crisis. Rather than a group jesters breaking in, dancing around and generally mocking our politicians, it could have very easily been serious men with guns blazing and Molotov cocktails/bombs being hurled and lots of dead congress people along with dead Capitol security. That with a simultaneous destruction of the power grid and cell phone communications, roads blocked, trucking into the city disrupted, food and other essential goods and services stacked and disrupted and assassinations of bureaucrats and media personalities in key locations – an armed siege of Washington DC and a bloody attack on the establishment; very easily. All it would take is a couple hundred thousand seriously pissed off Deplorables; some percent with military background. Such an uprising would probably spontaneously spread to capitols in democrat governed states across the country; “spread” if not pre-coordinated. There have more than number of MAGA types in DC in recent months airing grievances. In Michigan crowds of armed men were in the capitol last year.
Some will say that such an event is impossible. I don’t think so. Make Americans desperate enough and they could very well go all 1776. Would they ultimately prevail? I have no idea. But at least they would show the swamp that they are the men they thought they were.
Some will say the answer is to take away the guns. Attempting to do so will actually greatly increase the odds of the above occurring. The only answer is to truly come together as a people, find a middle ground and to dispense with radicalism on both sides of the aisle. Politicians and whoever is pulling their strings must give up dreams of hegemony and victory. When they thinking act in those terms, it is they who have declared war and there will be a proportional reaction.
As EN points out, my post is analysis, not advocacy. With regard to your question, I would expect that the National Guard would split along regional lines although even in Blueland the Guardsman tend to come from the Deplorables. In the Regular Army much the same thing is true. Bluelanders are under-represented in the “active” army among enlisted people. The marines live in their own world, a mystery to me.
“There is nothing I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our constitution.” – John Adams
We have been headed down this binary road for a few generations. Outside of defending the overall borders of the USA, the military has been used based on lies for decades. That simple fact has always reminded me of Rome… Congress has been in gridlock or else playing seesaw between parties, yet executing similar strategies.
One other quote that people ought to digest, remembering this was a REPUBLIC, not just a democracy…
“Democracy… while it lasts is more bloody than aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.” – John Adams
I am going to go reread some Tacitus – it’s a fine collection for perspective management.
There will be NO going back to anything like 2016 friends…change is baked in on every front.
Our divide is those who now require direct dependency on the government, and those that eschew it. In other words, self-interest. What role does expanded or limited government play in our own self-interests. That will be our divide.
I “depend” directly on social security and medicare right now, but only because that was the contract I signed up for, and paid into long before I finally starting using it.
Had not that contract been offered to me, I would fall back on my other operating Plan B – personal savings and investments, and a life of thrift, prudence, delayed gratification and long-range planning. Unabashedly WASP values.
When will younger people finally wake up to realize profligate government promises, devoid of commensurate demands for personal responsibility, now lands on their backs?
That is too abstract for their own comprehension right now, but the seeds of rebellion are there as the till runs drier and drier, but their demands only increase.
The lockdown ironically identified the haves and the have nots, government officials getting still paid while making decisions they carelessly foist on the rest of us. Calls for unity, we are all in this “pandemic” together have frayed. No, you continue to get paid and we do not.
Of course Biden promises he will raise our taxes after he he wins, What does that even mean to young people now struggling under this lockdown? It means he will take from the “rich” and give it to the poor (them). Missing in his statement however, is for specifically whose benefit who does Biden see as “poor”?
In fact, it will not be for these younger generation’s benefits, unless they are government employees or dependencies, and that will be their sad awakening. That will be their taxation without representation moment.
But I doubt if any of us will be around to see our grand-children’s America, who will be stuck with today’s “progressive” agenda’s past due notices.
You simply cannot starve, obstruct or confiscate the fruits of private enterprise, personal initiative and innovation and have enough money to pay for all future “progressive” past due bills.
But you also cannot grant unfair government favors to those who actively create strangling monopolies while under government protection.
Man my hyperactive autocorrect sure can make hash out of a comment from one fat thumb.
Thought I might add that the attack on the Deplorables isn’t just political/ideological. It’s economic as well. The Democrats’ stated policies will destroy the livelihoods of small business owners, workers in the energy sector, manufacturing, possibly healthcare, etc. This is a reference conciliatory relations with China, Green New Deal, quota based hiring, floods of illegal immigrants, etc.
The let them eat cake – or better yet, just die off – attitude could easily force an unleashing of The Furries. I truly do not understand what madness possess the Democrats and their media hand maidens to be, at best, so ruthlessly careless in their approach to millions of Americans.
There’s an article at the Daily Mail that says Trump supporters are coming back to Washington tomorrow. I wish they wouldn’t, for everyone’s sake. The Daily Mail also says 15 people have been charged over what happened at the Capitol. Maybe that will keep some people home on Saturday.
“EXCLUSIVE: Trump supporters call dead MAGA mobster Ashli Babbitt a martyr and say her death was ‘the first shot in a revolution’- and plan to return to D.C. on SATURDAY- as their ‘locked and loaded’ plan to storm Capitol is revealed in social media posts”
“But far from being chastened, ‘Stop the Steal’ conspiracy theorists, right-wing militia groups and white supremacists are ‘focused on trying to keep the energy up.’
And we can reveal that, as outrage grows over lax security that allowed protesters to breeze through police lines into the Capitol, Trump loyalists are making plans to descend on the nation’s capital once more this Saturday.”
A very timely post, as I see Twitter’s Night of the Long Knives has arrived. Most of the accounts I’ve followed have been suspended, including Sidney Powell and Gen Flynn. I take this as a promising sign of the desperation of the enemy.
I pray for SST and for America. I have learned so much here and in case I don’t get the chance I’d like to thank Colonel Lang and the Committee for their work in maintaining this oasis of sanity in a mad world. America cannot end this way and patriots will surely do what is necessary. I’d like to quote the last paragraph from Harper’s last post, as it feels fitting under the circumstances:
“It is noteworthy that, given the secrecy strictures that Stalin had imposed on the operation from the outset, the first that anyone in the 62nd Army knew of the counteroffensive was at midnight on November 18th. The heroic resistance that the 62nd Army conducted at Stalingrad was done without the benefit of any direct knowledge of the impending strategic counteroffensive. It was done for its own sake!”
If it does go dark for a period I hope to see you all on the other side.
Does anyone else feel like the democrats are acting like the Romanovs in 1916? Their draconian measures seem assured to fuel a real insurrection. Its scary. I feel it is the obligation of real conservatives, progressives, and libertarians to join forces and stop the Dems from destroying the republic.
“Trump loyalists” are not descending on the Capitol. Anarchists are. They have no party affiliation, so stop labeling this carefully planned riot “Trump supporters”.
Trump got zero support from their excesses. All advantage when to the Democrats. Part of Nancy Pelosi’s threat she would not only defeat Trump she would salt the soil so no conservative movement ever emerged again.
Do not ever lump these cretins in with conservatives or the GOP. They are miles away from anything other than their own well-funded anarchist goals. Follow their funding it you want to put labels on them.
The trigger pullers are surely mostly
“red” but the
brass is solid blue as I suspect much of the officer corps is.
Secession/civil war might very well mean mutiny.
In the cities under siege last summer, the cops pretty much showed their allegiance – to their pay checks and pensions.
Remember the police are agents of the state and exist to serve and protect the state NOT you and I.
Absent a heavy pre-deployment of a loyal military/national guard to DC, far less than your hundred thousand serious men could put DC into a situation out of which it is unclear that the current republican form of US govt would persist.
A few thousand with military training and a few thousand more cannon fodder could collapse the currently deployed 6200 national guardsmen, presuming said national guardsmen sympathies were not split (which they would be).
The elite view on exceptionalism drives a failure of imagination that things could change radically from what has been.
Ret. Lt. Gen. Flynn has been kicked off Twitter.
Attorney Sidney Powell has been suspended from Twitter.
Twitter bans President Trump permanently. President Trump joined Parler, now Apple threatens to remove Parler unless it enacts CCP censorship rules.
One of the unarmed peaceful Trump supporters who attended the January 6 D.C. rally and got punched in the face for it, her daughter (liberal) snitches on her mama which causes her mom to loose her job, and now mom is receiving threats.
Dominion files a $1.3 Billion lawsuit against Sidney Powell, considers also filing a lawsuit against President Trump.
FBI agents raided Tennessee Republican lawmakers homes and offices.
Sen. Lindsey Graham was greeted at the airport by chants from Trump supporters who called Lindsey Graham a traitor and a piece of sh*t.
Michelle Obama calls upon (demands) tech companies to permanently ban President Trump from their platforms.
ABC New’s political director Rick Klein has been all over the airwaves flapping his gums about ‘cleansing America of Trump supporters’.
During an interview on Sirius XM’s “The Dean Obeidallah Show,” Georgia Democrat Rep. Hank Johnson said President Donald Trump and anyone who supported him should be “perp-walked to the jail.”
Many Republicans are weighing heavily whether to continue supporting the RNC or kick the RNC to the curb for its not supporting America and President Trump.
A comment was made to me the other day by an old friend who said that VP Pence was acting as a Deep-State Fail-safe, much akin to VP Bush was to President Reagan.
I guess you just don’t understand that enlisted men could remove their officers any time they want to do so.
Did the Daily Mail remind its readers of the looted stores in Minneapolis, Chicago, NY, Seattle, Portland, Baltimore or the District of Columbia that happened just this summer? How about the ‘defund the police’ movement? Any mention of BLM, Antifa, ByAnyMeansNecessary (BAMN!) or others who were promoted by the left and recieved hundreds of millions in corportate sponsorships as a result of
violent“mostly peaceful” protests? No, no they didn’t.
Trump (and his supporters) got played because his organization didn’t plan for a) media coverage – just what was their media plan and which media did they expect? A march was to rally the base, and for a photo op. Well when in the past half decade has the MSM covered a conservative march? How about any of the last “March For Life” events? Remember any?
Sure, the one with the kid from Covington because the left spun it into a propaganda event after the Black Hebrew Isrealites and Chief Tom Tom player did their number. I covered it here:
So what was Wednesday’s marchers’ media plan? We’ll listen to our politicians speak, we’ll clap and cheer and march down the road and do it again. Then what? Oh, you’ll turn the narrative over to the MSM – remember them, they’re on your side now. Hey, great plan.
How did that work out? The rest – logistics, sanitaition, hydration, first aid? For an event in a city that turned the street across from the White House into a memorial boulevard for this past summer’s actual rioters, the march was planned just how? Yeah. Great job Don Jr. You did your dad proud. Not. Agents provocateur or idiots, doesn’t matter now, they hijacked all that, the media has their narrative, you are screwed and 75 Million are anathema across the planet.
What happens now joan? I’m sure Joe and Kamala and the left are not going to collectively blame and shame and censor everyone there? Naw, that’s exactly what they are doing now, and being joined in by the Fortune 500 and our gracious NATO allies. That means only one thing now:
Wednesday was the Last March of the Unarmed Americans. Because once the Digital Iron Curtain gets reinforced and the suppression comes, there will be no marches that are peaceful. Congratulations to the left. For that which you are about to recieve may you be truly grateful.
J. Chill, there are 330 million people in America.
The insane words of a few are of no consequences, unless we keep listening to them. And even that, there are not that many who care excpet the minority political junkies who feed on this stuff. (Like me)
Most people simply do not care and tune it all out. Life goes on, even in California which will be as bad as it gets when the Democrats take over. But most in California could not even name their own Congressional Rep or senators.
We political junkies are a small part of the big picture of America. Our daily diet of outrage will not serve us well in the long term. But it does make daily lockdown far more interesting. Sigh.
Turcopolier, you are so right. In every one of my assignments I was severely outgunned!
I was no dummy. I made it a point to let my men know that I was competent and that I had their best interests in mind.
I think the real story is the markets going parabolic. This political theater is just the nails packed around that IED. The next administration really doesn’t have any choice, other than even more massive deficit spending.
In hindsight, it will seem like Trump walked out, as the building crashes behind him.
Biden, after 32 years running for the presidency, is not going to willingly hand it over to Harris and that will likely become obvious and messy.
Neither Schumer of Pelosi are models of restraint, so while the levels of hysteria are likely to be cranked up to 11, it’s probably better to just sit back and grab the popcorn, than let it get your goat. Given they’ve had to throw their own Capital police under the bus, the desperation is evident.
The Republicans have a good chance of getting both the House and Senate in 22, then the investigations begin.
Let them have all the rope they want.
Mostly agree. I was referring to what is needed for a country-wide operation – and to continue for as long as it takes. Basically, a successful (militarily, not just politically) version of the Tet offensive.
There is actually an advantage for the constitutionalists to social media banning everyone they don’t like. Ensures better opsec. The leftists won’t see it coming. I begin to see the leftists as a pairing of emotion driven women and their eunuchs and profit driven geeks with new age fantasies instead of a solid background in history and humanities. In their ignorant arrogance and power lust, they have no idea what they are playing with here. They actually can’t conceive of a a few thousand serious men doing what we have suggested is easily possible. I didn’t even mention what could be done with drones and hacking; just mentioned the tip of the iceberg for illustration purposes.
Tucker Carlson says he’s been banned from Twitter and that CNN is calling for FOX to be pulled off the air, for whatever that’s worth (maybe a lot).
I’m sure that Col Lang has made the list and probably a few of us commenters as well. The moles and trolls have been making lists. Doesn’t matter. Once forums such as this one are removed with prejudice, there’s really only one thing left to focus on accomplishing. The time for discourse will be over.
And that would be a mutiny.
They can’t vote the officers out.
“Bluelanders are under-represented in the “active” army among enlisted people.”
As a reservist, my limited contact with active duty shows there are a lot of bluelanders in service, nowadays. For the college money, especially since the end of the more objectionable retrograde regulations. Their proportions vary by MOS, and they’re not a majority, but there are a lot of them.
@ TV | 08 January 2021 at 07:41 PM
In the cities under siege last summer, the cops pretty much showed their allegiance – to their pay checks and pensions.
Remember the police are agents of the state and exist to serve and protect the state NOT you and I.
So true. I still can’t get over how many cucks think all policemen are automatically our friends. To be sure, they’re not all bad. And while the municipal police departments of our major cities are mostly rotten, there are still probably many good elected sheriffs out there in our country who stand ready to defend not just the law, but liberty as well.
Nevertheless, we saw enough egregious behavior from big-city police departments last summer to know not to trust ‘the fuzz’ automatically.
So if there are any honest, patriotic cops reading this blog right now, I say: join us! Help defend not just law, but liberty and justice!
Yes. That would be a mutiny. I was always acutely aware of that possibility in combat or some other reasonably bad circumstance in which they might get to “vote.” If they “lose confidence” in you …
Parler has been suspended from Google Play Store.
Parler can still be used by going to their website.
Now Mozilla sees themselves as the Censor Gods.
Pelosi had a confab with DoD brass to keep the Gold Codes out of Trump’s hands.
House Democrats have leaked to their CNN buddies their drawn up Articles of Impeachment against Trump.
Remember all those conspiracy theories that we U.S. were headed towards George Orwellian 1984 dystopian future? Big Tech is now bigger and stronger than the Government. They now see themselves as GODS.
All our cellphones and tablets have become human cattle tags. Wonder if their next step is implanting a cattle prod into them when we get out of line.
John Merryman –
How I hope you are correct.
If the mechanisms of this election are not seriously investigated, I fear that the results of future elections will only represent a simulacrum of voter choice. Already the choice of candidate at the national level is severely constrained through the highly non-democratic Parties and their ruling committees.
A color revolution scenario appears to be playing out still. The latest “invitation” to a riot at the Capitol indicates that its ambitions go beyond mere change of leadership. All the evidence of the past 4 years suggests that deep national division is a goal, not merely a regrettable side effect. Pumping it up as high as possible now, as Trump exits stage left.
To what end? Divide and conquer? Carlson caught A.Cooper’s coded class signaling a couple days ago, as AC denigrated the protestors in D.C. who, he said, would retire for the night “to Holiday Inn and Olive Garden.”
It is interesting to see what sides people choose when law and liberty become opposed. One wonders how many Americans even recognize the propositions of liberty. When were the Constitution and Bill of Rights dropped from the elementary and secondary school curriculum?
Judging by the choices and rhetoric of the leadership in media and Dems, higher education only hardens this blindness. Liberty becomes altogether too subtle a concept for the “well-educated”. Perhaps they don’t believe they need it, except as a twisted talking point to attack their enemies. Or do they judge the risks of liberty too high for their stake in some illusory status quo?
The generous extension of credit to all has proved an effective measure for popular control, now being more openly exercised in its disciplinary role. Mortgages, student loans, credit cards. The president-designate was a leader in passing recent legislation that rendered bankruptcy more difficult and exempted certain categories of common debt.
How quickly diminishing income or loss of a job can result in hardship, poor health, and homelessness, even with food stamps. Credit serfdom. So I am less inclined to judge too harshly some police responses. As for the shrinking circle of (mostly professional) wage earners still benefiting, for one more generation maybe, creature comfort has always been seductive.
It was a long time ago that Dylan sang, “When you got nothin, you got nothin to lose.” Real revolutions are hard to come by, harder to win, and perilous to consolidate into a just order.
More Smoke …..”.Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose”…………….
“…enlisted men could remove their officers any time they want to do so.”
in light of what’s happening and what may come to pass I begin to wonder just how our tech overlords and assorted oligarch’s vet their private security and just what would happen should shooting, besides something like an old fashioned kidnapping event, actually started.
“Civilian police Forces will react as the inevitable violence ramps up?”
Posted by: Steve Ogle
Have not most of the police forces and alphabet agencies shown by their actions whose side they have chosen the last years?
They chose their pensions, salaries and wokeism.
The armed forces are yet to come in play, i truly hope they choose the other side.
TV, as a young Lieutenant in the final days of training we were warned by the Regimental Sergeant Major: “If your sergeant suggests you should talk to your Commanding Officer about a transfer you should do it. Your CO will be expecting you.”.
FYI that means that your men have decided that you are not only an incompetent idiot and a danger to yourself but you are an unnecessary danger to themselves. The first time you are in action and an opportunity arises, you will become a casualty.
Your men are always evaluating you, their evaluations travel through the grapevine at the speed of light and eventually reach the RSM and CO.
It is true. The people who stormed the Capitol building are being hunted down like animals while the people involved in BLM protests, unless arrested at the time of the protest, are being left to their own devices and largely being given a free pass. That IS unexceptable.