Welcome, New Readers!

Pinned post. The post below was originally published in 2018. I like to repost it periodically in order to better connect with new readers to this site. One thing that is particularly interesting is to review the three articles in the link below, which are nearly 20 years […]

The Russian Coup Question

by Peter Zeihan on July 4, 2022 A question I am often asked after presentations, or on Twitter, is one on the subject of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s removal. Is it a question of when or if? Why hasn’t it happened yet? Who would do it? No less […]

Information Anarchism

By Caitlin Johnstone Listen to a reading of this article: Our civilization is built upon lies and obfuscation to such an extent that advocating for transparency and the democratization of information can be a complete political ideology, all by itself. Rather than claiming to know what’s best for […]

Jose Nino’s Digest: Jul 3, 2022 Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Declares New “Iron Curtain” is Emerging Between Russia and the West, and more

Here are my most recent articles for you Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Declares New “Iron Curtain” is Emerging Between Russia and the West Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov proclaimed on June 30, 2022 that an “Iron Curtain” is being erected between Russia and the Collective West. His […]

Abortion and Democracy in America

By Peter Singer, Project Syndicate In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, which established a constitutional right to abortion, many are speculating about which rights the Court will take away next. In fact, the decision’s rationale for throwing out a half-century of […]

A Fascist Coup in 2024?

Thom Hartmann sure seems to think so. Read the thread on Twitter here. Whether what Hartmann is describing is hyperbolic and fanciful or not, I do think that a coup from the right in the US would look somewhat like what Hartmann is describing.  Efforts to create a […]

Breaking Points: 7/2/22 MINI SHOW

Krystal, Saagar, and friends talk about the Democratic base being angry, European countries, woke union busting, Dem inaction, airlines, phone bill, LIV golf, & more! Matt Stoller: https://mattstoller.substack.com/ James Li: https://www.youtube.com/c/5149withJam… Kyle Kulinski: https://www.youtube.com/c/SecularTalk Timestamps: Dem base: 0:00 – 14:55 Charlamagne: 14:56 – 20:59 Europe: 21:00 – 29:05 […]

The Second American Civil War

By Paul Fahrenheidt It’s inevitable, and I’m tired of pretending it’s not. Introduction Today is July 2nd, 2022. One-hundred and fifty-nine years ago today, John Bell Hood charged up the slopes of Little Round Top at the cost of his left arm, and Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain charged down […]

Libertarians Should NOT Support Texan Secession

“Secession is only good when our team does it,” said the special pleaders at C4SS. “As such, this is the distinction between defending the autonomy of territories like the Rebel Zapatista Autonomous Municipalities, Freetown Christiania, and ZAD de Notre-Dame-des-Landes from the states they exist within and supporting the […]

We don’t need the Supreme Court

Kudos to Krystal for pointing out that De Santis is more dangerous than Trump. It’s interesting to hear all this SCOTUS bashing coming from the Left, lol. Times have definitely changed. Krystal, Kyle & Friends The Supreme Court packed in a slate of regressive rulings before it closed […]

Jose Nino’s Digest: Jul 1, 2022 Turkey Finally Supports Finland’s and Sweden’s Bid for NATO Membership, and more

Here are my most recent articles for you Turkey Finally Supports Finland’s and Sweden’s Bid for NATO Membership On June 28, 2022, Turkey finally accepted Sweden and Finland’s North Atlantic Treaty Organization membership bid. During the first day of the NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, NATO Secretary-General Jens […]

Breaking Points: 7/1/22 WEEKLY ROUNDUP

Krystal and Saagar discuss Roe v Wade being overturned, Democrats doing nothing, July 4 inflation, NATO expansion, Uvalde coverup, & Ghislaine Maxwell’s sentence! Timestamps: Roe v Wade: 0:00 – 24:40 Kamala: 24:41 – 36:45 July 4: 36:46 – 48:08 NATO: 48:09 – 59:23 Uvalde: 59:24 – 1:04:44 Maxwell: […]

The Meaning Of Patriotism

Well, this article is a lot of neocon drivel. By Andrew Sullivan, Weekly Dish To see what is in front of our noses is a constant challenge, and perhaps never more so in a time of such awful post-truth polarization. But what happened in the January 6 hearings […]