An End to the World As We Know It? (hint: it's not that climate change wasn't a problem)

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    Passionate Progressive
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    Congress and the White House Compete in Year-End Stupidity Sweepstakes

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    Far more dangerous is the continued excoriation of the Kremlin over the largely mythical Russiagate narrative. Congress has recently approved a bill that would give to Ukraine $300 million in supplementary military assistance to use against Russia. The money and authorization appear in the House of Representatives version of the national defense authorization act (NDAA) that passed last week.

    The bill is a renewal of the controversial Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative that Donald Trump allegedly manipulated to bring about an investigation of Joe Biden’s son Hunter. The new version expands on the former assistance package to include coastal defense cruise missiles and anti-ship missiles as offensive weapons that are acceptable for export to Kiev. It also authorizes an additional $50 million in military assistance on top of the $250 million congress had granted in last year’s bill, “of which $100 million would be available only for lethal assistance.”

    Ukraine sought the money and arms to counter Russian naval dominance in the Black Sea through its base at Sevastopol in the Crimea. One year ago the Russian navy captured three Ukrainian warships and Kiev was unable to push back against Moscow because it lacked weapons designed to attack ships. Now it will have them and presumably it will use them. How Russia will react is unknowable.

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    https://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/an-end-to-the-world-as-we-know-it/

    Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt......Sam Adams

  • #242612

    David the Gnome
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    See, now isnt that a silver lining?  We might not even need climate change to wipe us out.

  • #242620

    Sorechasm
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    I’m beginning to understand Tulsi Gabbard’s ‘present’ vote more and more each day. The entire impeachment charade was another diversion, slight-of-hand distraction away from the planting of seeds of war.

    “Go and tell Alexander that God the Supreme King is never the Author of insolent wrong, but is the Creator of light, of peace, of life, of water, of the body of man and of souls;...what Alexander offers and the gifts he promises are things to me utterly useless;..." Dandamis, a great sannyasi of Taxila.Excerpt From: Yogananda, Paramahansa. “Autobiography of a Yogi.”

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    ThouArtThat
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    Hi progressive, david and sc,

    The following is within my living memory – Woodstock – August 1969.

    Everything we fight against today was fought against then.  What if anything has really changed?

    TAT

    "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
    - John F. Kennedy

    "In a Time of Universal Deceit - Telling the Truth Is a Revolutionary Act."
    - George Orwell

    "They must find it difficult ... Those who have taken authority as the truth,
    Rather than truth as the authority."
    - Gerald Massey

    "It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."
    - Jiddu Krishnamurti

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    Sorechasm
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    Even though the 2% appear to have won the class war with clear intentions to subjugate the 98% into malaise, addictions, and robotic obedience to war and AI, we do have three advantages over 1969: the  obviousness of Truth over fiction (swill and BS eventually grows old, and tiresome); each other to spread that Truth; and an internet as a tool to do so (so far).

    I would prefer the bonds of great music like Woodstock, to a technology tool as bonding platform, but this tool has and will continue to work wonders.

    “Go and tell Alexander that God the Supreme King is never the Author of insolent wrong, but is the Creator of light, of peace, of life, of water, of the body of man and of souls;...what Alexander offers and the gifts he promises are things to me utterly useless;..." Dandamis, a great sannyasi of Taxila.Excerpt From: Yogananda, Paramahansa. “Autobiography of a Yogi.”

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