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  • The Civilizational Suicide of 'Criminal Justice Reform'

    04/15/2022 5:16:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | April 15, 2022 | Josh Hammer
    The long and disturbing rap sheet of Frank James, the black nationalist New York City subway shooter arrested on Wednesday and charged by federal prosecutors with one count of committing a terrorist act against a mass transportation system, ought to serve as a national wake-up call. The 24 hour-plus nerve-racking manhunt ended in anticlimactic fashion, with James apparently calling the NYPD to report his own location. But the Brooklyn shooting, which left 10 people with gunshot wounds and 19 others injured in the resulting fracas, stands as the bloodiest act of carnage in the history of the New York City...
  • All Hell Will Break Loose for Humanity

    03/23/2022 9:36:26 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 56 replies
    Investment Watch Blog ^ | 3/22/22 | Egon Von Greyerz
    We are now at the end of an era of economic and moral decadence in a debt infested world built on false values, fake money and abysmal leadership. All hell will break loose. The consequences will be fatal for the world. There are eras in history which have produced great leaders and thinkers. But sadly, the current era has produced nothing of that kind. The end of an economic cycle produces no great leadership or statesmanship but only incompetent leaders. Looking at the Western world, the only notable statesman in the last few decades in my view is Margaret Thatcher,...
  • Soros Worries About Putin-Xi Partnership, Hopes They Can Be Stopped “Before They Destroy Our Civilization”

    03/16/2022 6:11:31 PM PDT · by blam · 93 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 3-16-2022 | Michael Washburn via The Epoch Times,
    Chinese leader Xi Jinping gave explicit signals that he was a friend and partner of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the weeks leading up to Moscow’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine. Now, with the invasion bogged down amid stiff Ukrainian resistance and much of the world on edge over the conflict, Xi has backtracked somewhat and contradicted his earlier stance by endorsing the efforts of European heads of states to make peace. That’s according to billionaire philanthropist George Soros, 91, who set forth his views on the crisis in an op-ed piece on March 11. “Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on...
  • Fall of civilizations.

    03/09/2022 7:06:35 PM PST · by LouAvul · 15 replies
    A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship. The average age of the world's greatest civilizations has been 200 years. These nations have progressed through this sequence: From bondage to spiritual faith; From spiritual faith to great courage; From courage to liberty; From liberty...
  • Vanity: MSNBC Lunatic Says Kids Don't Belong to Parents

    01/20/2022 6:22:45 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 24 replies
    "We have to break through this idea that kids belong to their parents, or kids belong to their families".
  • Citing Abortion Views, DC Restaurant Boots Pro-Life Group

    01/13/2022 7:16:19 PM PST · by marshmallow · 39 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 1/13/22 | Katie Yoder
    Saying it “stands firmly” in support of legalized abortion, a Washington, D.C. restaurant has canceled a pro-life group’s booking for its annual “March for Life Breakfast.”The group, Democrats for Life of America, scheduled the event at the K Street location of Busboys and Poets, a restaurant-bookstore chain, to coincide with the 49th annual March for Life on Jan. 21. “When our team learned the fundraising nature of the event in question, the decision was made to cancel it and refund all deposits to the event organizer,” a spokeswoman for Busboys and Poets told CNA. The chain “stands firmly on the...
  • Civilizational Suicide, Not Omicron, Is Killing Us

    12/12/2021 7:43:52 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 21 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 11 Dec 2021 | Roger Kimball
    Emergencies justify emergency powers, and emergency powers mean that you can push ahead with your agenda on all fronts. Last week in this space, I included a few words about Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s remarkable new book, The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health. I also included a link to Kennedy’s appearance on “Tucker Carlson Today.” It was a remarkable exchange and I commend both the book and the interview to your attention. I disagree with Kennedy about various things, including the efficacy of vaccines in general, but his assessment...
  • This Is A Leading Indicator Of A Civilization In Decline

    12/03/2021 3:51:11 PM PST · by blam · 25 replies
    Nation And State ^ | 12-3-2021 | Simon Black via,
    In early 2007, the brand new District Attorney for Milwaukee County, Wisconsin gave an interview to a local newspaper spelling out his ‘progressive’ approach to crime. He told the reporter: “Is there going to be an individual I divert [i.e. release back onto the street] or I put into treatment program, who’s going to go out and kill somebody? You bet. Guaranteed. It’s guaranteed to happen. It does not invalidate the overall approach.” (Actually his approach is invalidated by the data; rape, homicide, arson, aggravated assault, and other violent crime have risen dramatically in Milwaukee. His approach is clearly not...
  • Climate alarmists plan to destroy a whole village

    11/13/2021 9:53:15 AM PST · by rktman · 49 replies ^ | 11/13/2021 | Pandra Selivanov
    Fairbourne is a tiny Welsh village of only 700 people, tucked between mountains and the Irish sea. Founded around 1865, the pace is so slow that "Dragon's Teeth" tank traps from World War II still dot the beach to fend off a German invasion that never came. There's nothing particularly outstanding about Fairbourne to attract visitors. It's just a lovely little place to live. Or it was. In 2014, the authorities decided that Fairbourne was at high risk of flooding from climate change. Let's just ponder that for a moment. Seven years have gone by since the arbitrary decision that...
  • The Debacle of Afghanistan and What May Follow

    08/24/2021 3:21:17 PM PDT · by River Hawk · 19 replies
    US Incorporated ^ | August 24th, 2021 | Allan Wall
    The ongoing fiasco in Afghanistan is a major humiliation of American power and prestige abroad, sending an image of weakness and incompetence to friend and foe alike. After spending 1.2 trillion dollars, and losing thousands of soldiers, the U.S. has failed to convert Afghanistan into a stable, democratic country. What sort of society is Afghanistan anyway? Now, what about the refugees? We’re being told that we must take in Afghan refugees, potentially tens of thousands. But how compatible are Afghans with American culture?
  • Victor Davis Hanson: Are We in a Revolution and Don’t Even Know It?

    08/16/2021 9:05:36 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 49 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 8/15/2021 | Victor Davis Hanson
    <p>Institutions are being absorbed not just by the woke apparat, but by an array of ideologies that seeks to destroy them.</p><p>The collective madness that ensued from the pandemic, the quarantine, the self-induced recession, the George Floyd killing and subsequent months of exempted riots, the election year, and the resurgence of variants of the Chinese-engineered coronavirus, all ignited the fuse of formerly inert socialist dynamite. And the ensuing explosion of revolutionary fervor in just a few months has made America almost unrecognizable.</p>
  • MIT Predicted in 1972 That Society Will Collapse This Century. New Research Shows We're on Schedule

    07/14/2021 8:41:21 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 72 replies
    Vice ^ | 07/14/2021 | Nafeez Ahmed
    A 1972 MIT study predicted that rapid economic growth would lead to societal collapse in the mid 21st century. A new paper shows we're unfortunately right on schedule.A remarkable new study by a director at one of the largest accounting firms in the world has found that a famous, decades-old warning from MIT about the risk of industrial civilization collapsing appears to be accurate based on new empirical data. As the world looks forward to a rebound in economic growth following the devastation wrought by the pandemic, the research raises urgent questions about the risks of attempting to simply return...
  • The Cruel Progressive Creed Undoing Civilization

    07/01/2021 2:46:05 PM PDT · by TBP · 23 replies
    American Greatness ^ | June 27, 2021 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Progressivism is billed as many things. But its foundational brand is devotion to supposedly “scientific” principles to improve the human condition. That Enlightenment project demands greater social welfare expenditure and therapeutic education to “improve” human nature itself. And all this can sometimes require necessary force. But inherent in such 20th-century hubris is the concession that there will be lots of collateral damage in reordering society. When imposing abstract, but uncompromising theories onto the otherwise unenlightened people, eggs will have to be broken to bake the new omelet. And from what we have seen in the last few months, the progressive...
  • Did a comet strike 13,000 years ago change human civilization as we know it?

    06/25/2021 11:14:47 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 33 replies ^ | 06/25/2021 | By Chelsea Gohd
    Scientists think that a cluster of comet shards may have smashed into Earth's surface 13,000 years ago... While the first Homo sapiens emerged between 200,000 and 300,000 years ago, much farther in the past than this impact, the researchers found that this comet crash actually coincided with significant changes in how human societies self-organized. This work builds on previous research that has suggested that a significant impact may have preceded the beginning of the Neolithic period, the first part of the Stone Age in which a number of major developments in human civilization took place, including notable steps forward in...
  • UFOs: The silly season comes early this time

    06/12/2021 6:16:28 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 44 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Friday, June 11, 2021 | Gwynne Dyer
    Then there are all the suggestions that the UFOs are optical illusions, meteorological phenomena or electromagnetic events The Silly Season has come early this year. Normally it happens in August, when wicked people all over the northern hemisphere temporarily stop doing evil things to take their children to the beach and enjoy the last of the summer. With no bad news to report, desperate journalists will run any story, however silly. Why is it Silly Season in June this year? Because the US Department of Defence has announced that it will release a report on 'Unidentified Aerial Phenomena' (UAPs), which...
  • No, Western Culture Is Not About “White Supremacy”

    06/06/2021 6:37:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies ^ | June 6, 2021 | Rob Jenkins
    Chief among the Big Lies currently being promulgated by the American Left is that Western culture is inherently racist, a manifestation of White Supremacy. This is not only nonsense but pernicious, dangerous nonsense. Before we go on, perhaps we should define “Western culture.” It is essentially the marriage of Judeo-Christian morality with classical (that is, Greek and Roman) intellectualism. It privileges reason over emotion and the individual over the state. Its central tenet is that, through their own efforts, a person can rise above their circumstances. Western culture is not now nor has it ever been perfect. But it has...
  • Our Increasingly Unrecognizable Civilization

    05/28/2021 1:35:30 PM PDT · by Twotone · 20 replies
    Hillsdale College-Imprimus ^ | April/May 2021 | Mark Steyn
    I live about 20 minutes south of the Canadian border, which used to be called the longest undefended frontier in the world. People moved freely back and forth across it all day every day. But now it’s been closed for over a year. At one point my daughter asked me to drive her up there, because there was a 30-minute opportunity for people on one side to talk to their friends on the other. “Sad!” as President Trump would say. It was like Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin during the Cold War, except that both sides are now like East Berlin....
  • 1177 BC, the Year a Perfect Storm Destroyed Civilization

    05/16/2021 11:10:33 AM PDT · by LuciusDomitiusAutelian · 59 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 4/13/2015 | Julis Fridman
    The Late Bronze Age collapse of societies throughout the Levant, the Near East and the Mediterranean some 3,200 years ago has been a mystery. Powerful, advanced civilizations disappeared, seemingly overnight. Now an archaeologist believes he has figured out what lay behind the cataclysm.
  • Denmark to Combat ‘Parallel Societies’ By Limiting Non-Western Migrants To 30 Per Cent In Neighbourhoods

    03/20/2021 10:18:13 AM PDT · by blam · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3-20-2021 | Chris Thomlinson
    Denmark has proposed countering the formation of parallel societies by limiting the number of non-Western residents in neighbourhoods to no more than 30 per cent. The proposal aims to have no residential area in the country have a population of more than 30 per cent non-Western migrants within the next decade, with Interior and Housing Minister Kaare Dybvad Bek stating the move is to counter ghettoisation. “We have the next ten years to strike a balance in our integration policy and the way we live and live together,” Dybvad said and added, according to Danish broadcaster TV2: “Otherwise, I think...
  • Vladimir Putin Warns of the ‘End of Our Civilization’ at Davos

    01/28/2021 10:20:05 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/28/2021 | Ben Whedon
    Russian President Vladimir Putin gave an ominous speech to the World Economic Forum on Wednesday, warning the Chinese coronavirus pandemic and rising income inequality threatened to thrust the world into “all against all” conflict, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. The Russian leader made his first speech to the forum in 12 years as he faces widespread international scrutiny over the alleged assassination attempt and subsequent imprisonment of his main political rival, Alexei Navalny.