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Last week, I wrote a story about the extraordinary, weaselly language Mike Pence used on January 6, as President of the Senate, to avoid counting the alternate slates of Trump electors from seven states.

The story was based on the findings of Politico reporter Kyle Cheney, who, in a tweet around 3 am on January 7, compared what Pence had said to introduce electors with what his vice presidential predecessors had said in the same role in 2005, 2009, 2013, and 2017.

Conservate HQ published the piece here.

Until today, I had no coroboration of the information in Cheney's tweet. Given the blanket censorship enforced by the media of all news relating to the stolen 2020 re-election of Donald Trump, this did not unduly concern...

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Radio Pacifica may not be my ordinary beat but I would listen to Rosa Koire anywhere.

This extremely well-done one-hour interview by "Guns and Butter" is an excellent primer as to who Rosa Koire is and how she came to be a critic, pre-eminent de-mystifier and Paul Revere of "Agenda 21" the plan for our global servitude drawn up at the United Nations under the "green mask," as Rosa calls it, of environmentalism.

Agenda 21 is also executed against us in the guise of "The Great Reset," the globalist highway to subjugated humanity on which President Donald J. Trump was a roadblock and thus had to be thrown to the curb by the coup of November 3 to January 6. It is overwhelming to imagine the black-hole-immensity of the conspiracy that was required to nullify Trump's landlslide re-election of 2020.

This has all been a long time coming but the past year of government/media-manufactured...

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To hear the eminent counter intelligence professional Jack Dziak, author of the classic work Chekisty, lecture on the eminent counter intelligence scholar Natalie Grant, author of the new book Disinformation, is a unique opportunity to be guided through the lightless depths of disinformation and provocation. These widely misunderstood, ignored or lied about weapons have created the force field, which, more than anything else, paralyzes...

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True story. Yesterday, as stories disparaging Sidney Powell's motion to dismiss Dominion's $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit began mounting up, all of them seizing on a few words from her lawyers' brief to the  point that "no reasonable person" would conclude that her publicly discussed findings against Dominion were "statements of fact," I knew something was wrong with this narrative, obviously. The idea that Sidney Powell would put forward a Dumb Blonde argument to discredit herself in defense of herself was and is ludicrous.

I wasted a few minutes yesterday looking for a piece of journalism that colored outside these crudely drawn party lines and found not a one. Not a one! No surprise but the absence of basic expository journalism clarifies one of the crises we face as a post-democratic society. There is no functioning Fourth Estate, there are only propaganda organs...

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Now at ConservativeHQ

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From the Twitter account of Politico's Congress reporter, Kyle Cheney, January 7, 2021:

It's 2:55 a.m. and I just figured out how Pence massaged the rules of the Electoral College counting session to avoid introducing the "rival" slates of Trump electors.

These are the instructions VPs have given out at the start in each of the last 5. Note the difference? 

Cheney's tweet included the following screenshot:



Cheney follows up in more tweets: 

TLDR:...

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From Military.com:

"Some Troops See Capitol Riot, BLM Protests as Similar Threats, Top Enlisted Leader Says"

Some troops have drawn equivalencies between the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and last year's protests for racial justice during recent stand-downs to address extremism, worrying the military's top enlisted leader.

"Equivalencies" strikes me as an odd reach of a word to describe what are better understood comparisons. In any case, the Pentagon is upset about them.  

In a Thursday briefing with reporters at the Pentagon, Ramón "CZ" Colón-López, the senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that some troops have asked, when the Jan. 6 riot is...

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Saw an amazing report, the next best thing to man bites dog: Federal judge raps sloppy, run-amuck US attorneys. Even according to Politico of the precious Left, this was a "setback" to the Justice Department's "widest ranging conspiracy case" related to the January 6 Capitol protest.

What happened is this: Judge Amit Mehta ordered the pre-trial release of Lt. Commander (USN, ret.) Thomas Caldwell (above), 66, to home confinement pending trial on numerous charges spun out of the DOJ fever dream that a handful of Oath Keepers militia (of which Caldwell is not even a member) conspired to lead a pre-planned attack on the Capitol to stop Congress from certifying the fraudulent 2020 election.

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I just recorded a new Patreon discussion on "Grovelling" -- when, why, how did society decide grovelling was "normal"? -- and was put in mind of two men who did NOT grovel. Who said no. Who said you can  take your Party line ... or words to that effect.

As a result of my earliest signed op-eds in 1999, the first about Elia Kazan, the second discussing Edward Dmytryk, I received an invitation to tea with Kazan in New York City and had a terribly nice phone conversation with Dmytryk, who even claimed to have remembered my actress-mother's unsuccessful audtion for him and producer Adrian Scott circa late 1940s -- and maybe he did because how many struggling...

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After a couple of days in Trump Tower, President Trump departed for Mar-a-Lago today.

The coup d'etat continues. 

 



Over at my Patreon channel, I am featuring an occasional series looking into questions of inevitablity and "what might have been" had the Powers That Be paid attention, or, probably more pertinent, stopped sabotaging the Good and been strung up as befits Evil.

This weekend's focus is Sir Jimmy Goldsmith (1933-1997), whom I had the fascinating occasion to interview in the mid 1980s when I was a cub reporter in the early years of The Washington Times.

Sir Jimmy belongs in such a restrospective for many reasons, but what drew my eye recently was his 1993 book The Trap, an eloquent and crystal-prescient warning against the global nightmare then  intensifying with the entrance in "the market" of billions of people from impoverished regions...

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... with the indomitable Audrey Russo here.

Audrey's full show here.



“Forty-two days into the administration and still no solo press conference from Joe Biden. That is the longest stretch of silence from any new president in at least a century.”

--Tucker Carlson, March 3, 2021

Some called this a "blistering" attack; a "brutal" message. I call it complicity, and I will have no part of it. By comparing Joe Biden to "any new president," Tucker Carlson is normalizing the fraudulent elections across the contested states and elsewhere, and thus perpetuating the Big Lie that Biden is legitimate. 

But it gets worse:

So by refusing to speak directly to the media, Joe Biden is attacking our most cherished democratic norms. Even CNN is complaining about it.

Let me get this straight. Biden's failure to speak to the media that enabled the Biden-Harris gang's usurpation of power is "attacking" "our most cherished democratic...

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When you were a kid (or a mom) and saw "Lady and the Tramp," did you ever dream you would wake up and read this in the paper?

From the Daily Mail:

The Walt Disney Company holds monthly meetings with advocates from women and minority groups who comb through hundreds of hours of Disney-streamed content looking for potentially offensive material to flag.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the monthly zoom meetings are held between Disney officials and a so-called ‘third-party advisory council.’

The council includes representatives from the African American Film Critics Association; CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment); Define American; the Geena Davis Institute on Gender...

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More discussion of Trump's speech at my Patreon channel here.

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On the matter of whether President Trump's speech at CPAC uplifted or depressed:

I could not have been more depressed while listening to Part 1. It was a stump speech without a stump. Every reference to the terrible things "the Biden administration" is doing to our country without first and foremost establishing the regime's illegitimacy has the effect of normalizing that regime. It wasn't enough for Trump to flick at maybe having to win the presidency for a "third" time, either. I felt as though we were watching the debut of Trump's capitulation to the Narrative. C-PAC, after all, has a long tradition of enforcing capitulations when it comes to the existential threats of the moment, including immigration,...

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