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A country lurching towards ruin, a world staggering towards wider war
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I just returned to Budapest from most of the day spent in Miskolc, a small city in northern Hungary. Getting off at Keleti railway station, I walked with a friend through the side hall where charitable organizations and the government are processing refugees. I tell you, it is damned difficult to stand there with those poor people and not burn with anger at Putin for launching this war.

It’s also hard not to burn at the American leadership for encouraging Ukraine to think it could be part of NATO. I know many of you want there to be simple good guys and simple bad guys here. I don’t see it that way. Yes, the greater part of this war is all on Vladimir Putin, who has brought down economic destruction on his own country. But what is going on with this?

Has the US been carrying out biological experiments there that they can’t do in the US? I don’t know, but something is not right here.

I see that Poland, which is dying to fight Russia, wants to give its fighter jets to the US for transfer to Ukraine. The idea is that Russia would be too scared to attack the US for sending fighters to the country with which it (Russia) is at war. This seems like an insane risk for us to take. We seem to be edging closer and closer to World War III, but it was a relief to hear that the Pentagon said it was not planning on receiving those jets and, well, flying them into a country at war with Russia. 

Look at this:

Tucker Carlson last night knocked it out of the park. This is so damn good. Is anybody else on American media saying things like this? Watch till the very end, with the remarks by the MMA fighter from Arkansas:

That MMA fighter was asked in a press conference what he thought about the Ukraine war. He said he doesn’t know what’s going on over there, and doesn’t think anybody really does. He says if the US were invaded, he would dig in his boots and fight. But he is not about to go over and fight a war overseas because American politicians blundered into it.

He must not be a Democrat. New Quinnipiac Poll finds:

As the world witnesses what is happening to Ukraine, Americans were asked what they would do if they were in the same position as Ukrainians are now: stay and fight or leave the country? A majority (55 percent) say they would stay and fight, while 38 percent say they would leave the country. Republicans say 68 – 25 percent and independents say 57 – 36 percent they would stay and fight, while Democrats say 52 – 40 percent they would leave the country.

Meanwhile, Biden has just cut off Russian oil and gas, at a time when gasoline prices are higher than they have ever been (but the Quinnipiac Poll finds strong support among American voters for this move). Russia in turn has cut off supplies like fertilizer to the rest of the world. How are we going to feed ourselves? Last week, a Hungarian friend said, “A lot of people who have never known hunger are going to find out what that’s like.” I didn’t understand what he meant; now I do. Tucker talks about how this is going to devastate the US economy. What kind of leadership do we have in this country?

Meanwhile, what’s going on with the Silicon Valley tech bros who help run this economy?  From the NY Post:

But as she got deeper into the tech revolution, Segall discovered that it wasn’t all about reinventing culture and bringing people closer together. Much of modern tech was about sex and experimentation and pushing the boundaries of what’s considered healthy sexuality.

Or, as Madame Rose asked Segall: “Want to see the nipple clamps?”

Hey, I got a letter today from a friend I had written to ask about his job hunt. He was fired nine months ago by his previous firm for refusing a vaccine shot. He’s a very well-educated and accomplished tech professional. He is an immigrant who is a naturalized US citizen, and who has a strange name. He is also a white guy. He can’t find work. He writes:

I have been told many times by people I knew who were listing a job position: “yes, you are a perfect match but the internal directive is to hire a black woman at any cost” or something like that. Some people when they see me (it’s not obvious from my name) stop talking with me immediately.

He has stopped looking, and now, in his fifties, is learning a blue-collar trade. He says it’s worth it to get away from all the DEI bullsh*t in his former profession.

I wonder how my friend celebrated World Women’s Day today? Not like Joe Biden:

President Biden on Tuesday announced he will ask Congress for “$2.6 billion for foreign aid programs that promote gender equity worldwide, more than double the size of last year’s request,” The Associated Press reports.

The woke economy, folks. Hope people remember this when we’re struggling to feed ourselves later this year, and can’t get to our jobs because we can’t afford to fill up our tanks.When all this crashes, it’s going to crash so damn hard. You’ll want to be on the side of that Arkansas MMA fighter, not Silicon Valley perverts, Washington politicians, retired generals, think-tankers, war machinists, DEI baizuocrats, school kiddie groomers, or any of these other people ruining America.

UPDATE: Um, wow.



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