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Covid and the Color Revolution

In mid-late February, many watched foreign news services concerning the status of China and the Coronavirus outbreak in China and wondered if this was ‘the big one’.  When a totalitarian regime locks down a city of millions, literally welds people into their homes and builds emergency Army hospitals and somehow, despite their hold on internet services, footage escapes – wise people wake up and notice.  I recall the chatter in various places regarding low cloud cover that appeared to have source from smokestacks near the quickly built hospital – crematoria were the conjecture.

I took it all seriously.

Then I watched with growing anticipation, and perhaps some anxiety, the situation with the Diamond Princess cruise ship (and others). I recall seeing an interview with an MD, an infectious disease guy, that visited the ship. He stated he had never seen a more dangerous situation, in terms of quarantine and controls. This was clearly not news to anyone that has even casually observed various ‘outbreaks’ on cruise ships over the years. The close quarters seem to make them rather like petri dishes.

We all watched, and then, despite the fact that most of the passengers were older and in what would seem high-risk categories, the infection rate was not outrageous and the fatality rate was low. That was a moment of clarity for me, the first time I thought the China story was odd.

I am not going to argue from facts and data here. I have not bothered to go back and find the various stories and links, things that any of us that watched this closely will recall already. My arguments here are from reason, what does common-sense tell us about what we have seen. In the aggregate, if we look at the big picture, our reason and common-sense tell us already that something is odd. Common-sense has served humanity for centuries when it was impossible to parse all the facts down to finite levels of detail. It is sufficient now.

Things that ought to make us wonder:

  1. Low infection/fatality rate in vulnerable populations on cruise ships early on.
  2. From March to June, people went on Spring Break (we were told that was apocalyptic), to big box stores, and more WITHOUT MASKS.
  3. We were told mask would actually make it all worse.
  4. We observed verbal gymnastics as government bureaucrats explained the criteria for counting COVID-19 deaths, and we recall how those criteria changed.
  5. We saw a spike of deaths, many in nursing homes in New York, only to learn later that some bizarre things went on. (see this young lady’s research, here)
  6. We were told that nobody could talk about therapeutics, we were told to “trust science” but only some scientists apparently. (more here)
  7. At one-point, Brix told us that if we did everything perfectly, 200k people would die and if not 2 million would perish.
  8. Of the 210k that have died WITH COVID, current CDC statistics demonstrate that a small percentage die with ONLY COVID. Most of those deaths were old people with other serious problems.
  9. 99.8% (mean) of everyone that gets COVID survives just fine. The Flu appears to be about 99.991%. We see it as infectious, but it is not the Zombie virus, and we all are beginning to know that.
  10. Despite all of the hyper emotionality related to ‘super-spreader’ events, the media has never said a word about mass protests, unless they are related to lockdowns.

Here are the current CDC stats for COVID, bear in mind, not all counted in these numbers are people that died exclusively of COVID, many had other conditions.

0-19: 99.997%

20-49: 99.98%

50-69: 99.5%

70 & over: 94.6%

Taking a gander at those numbers, and the other things our eyes see, common-sense informs us that none of the lockdowns make any sense. Perhaps they never made sense. Humans have faced viruses and sickness throughout history. How is a virus that has such a high survival rate different? Why was 2020 different? How many people have had their lives and livelihoods ruined over this? How many people avoided going to regular doctor visits for fear of the ‘rona and as result cancers and other maladies have gone undiagnosed?

More things to ponder:

  • What of all the talk of Fauci, the NIH, and the Wuhan lab - and why is Bill Gates touted as a virus expert now? Good things to ponder, here is a thread.
  • You have likely heard of Event 201, the exercise in the fall of 2019 put on by Gates, the NIH, and others to practice for a pandemic. Have you also heard of CLADE X? (see more)
  • What if some of those videos that came out of China could be shown as fake, you know the ones with dead people laying in the street, would that make you take notice? (Look here)
  • Remember how as early as April progressives and radicals were building the narrative that in-person voting was so dangerous (this was just before they began ignoring mass in-person protesting) (see thread)
  • Did you know the WHO is a bunch of nefarious clowns? (read all about it)
  • Lastly, why does nobody mention China and their gain of function research at the Wuhan lab anymore? (link)

The cost of all of this is something we have not yet fully reckoned. We will likely never fully know the cost, but if we are honest, we know down deep it was huge. Do you recall when Boris Johnson initially planned for Great Britain to protect the vulnerable and work toward herd immunity? He was literally shut down. Do you recall when Trump wanted to close the border and take precautions but carry on? The media and the opposition party screamed bloody murder. (remember all that in January, we do)

We were told to trust the science, but epidemiologists working in Africa have long known that quarantines often do not work and sometimes have negative outcomes. A lockdown of this scale has no precedence, there is no data. it was not based upon science, rather a public policy guess.

Many of us recall the spat of academic papers that appeared and then disappeared claiming that COVID-19 had aspects of bioengineering. That was both odd and disconcerting, more so because it all was quickly suppressed. Here is one you may still read, "SARS-CoV-2 Is an Unrestricted Bioweapon".

And what if, as generally happens with viruses in the wild, this has become less deadly over time? Do all the panic and economic devastation and political posturing still make sense to you (view a thread on this topic)

I wrote back in April that the reaction and overreaction to this virus looked very Saul Alinsky-like. The fear generated in the population enabled the government to do things previously unthinkable. We learned in 2020 that our inalienable rights are contingent upon the whims of even the lowest elected officials, and sometimes unelected bureaucrats. The massive payouts, the massive debt, our initial attempts at universal basic income (UBI), our flirting with modern monetary policy (MMP) – all unimaginable in 2019. In a real sense, we moved much closer to a central, all-powerful socialist state in 2020, a larger jump than the New Deal and the Great Society.

China benefitted from all this. Some experts have claimed the virus was bioengineered. (article here) We now know it is not nearly as deadly as China portrayed and let escape in videos. We know that corporations want to return to the old trade model. The Democrats likewise. The democrats and China benefitted from this virus. Talk about election interference...coincidence?

Common-sense tells us that none of this made any sense. The virus is real, a lot of people get sick, some die but it is not what we were told, it is not at all what we are told. Americans know, or should know that this was all wrong.

Yet many do not. Almost all of our subsidiary institutions that we are supposed to be able to trust have failed us this year. Academia, the media, organized religion – all went along without objection, often leading the charge of absurd emotionality.

If we look around the world, we have to wonder the following:

  1. Why have the homeless in the US not been stricken?
  2. What of Africa, South America, and India? Why no large outbreaks?
  3. How did China get back to work and back open so quickly?
  4. Why is the bulk of the extreme lockdowns and the crisis focuses primarily in Five Eyes nations FVEY (Australia, Canada, Great Britain, New Zealand, and the U.S.)?

The Five Eyes fact is especially disturbing. Parts of Australia are undergoing draconian government actions, arrests, restrictions, etc. New Zealand locked down a nation because four people in one household tested positive. The U.S. shut down the world's most vibrant economy, and has not let up? Why is the virus so selective?

If you can come to the realization that nothing about Coronavirus and our reaction made any sense then the next question that is obvious is why, why now, why at this point in history? Beyond the fact that the overreaction advanced socialist objectives, why has this overreaction affected only the FVEY nations?

Some suggest this is related to a globalist inspired color revolution. It is the Five Eyes nations that stand, or have stood, against a growing Chinese peer-competitor status and perhaps even hegemony. The populist and nationalist position of the Trump administration is anathema to those that stand the most to gain from globalism. Trump is as dangerous to that agenda and perhaps Sanders was, and we see what the Democratic party did to keep Sanders off the ballot (twice). BREXIT and a popular reaction to centralization were dangerous to globalism in Great Britain. These sorts of things cannot stand it seems.

Given the facts, given what our innate senses, our common-sense, tell us about 2020 and COVID, given the lockstep fashion in which the media has never questioned the narrative, in fact, they are the chief purveyors and perhaps creators of said narrative, given what we see we now; something is rotten in Denmark.

It is not only possible, but it also seems likely at this point, that all of this COVID response was contrived. That it is all related to a larger effort to conduct a soft coup, a color revolution in the U.S. The riots, the unrests, the unleashing of hate and angst, supported fully by one party and excused by the media – all seems related now.

If true, if this is a color revolution, it will end poorly, likely in violence.

 

If Democrats would use the FBI and CIA to illegally spy on a presidential campaign, do the things they did to Bernie to keep him on the sidelines, spend four years undermining effective governance, yearn for the day that relations can be restored with their idolized totalitarian capitalist welfare state of China AND openly support violence, looting and arson on American streets, is it a far stretch to consider that they would support an all-out color revolution attempt and use an infectious but not extremely deadly virus (perhaps one designed for this purpose) to help that cause? If they have used the intelligence community once for illegal activities is it inconceivable that they are now using intelligence assets in all FVEY nations to cement power?

It is plausible, more so than a mere coincidence! (Color Revolutions Explained)


Many of the links with research are from 'L' (@SomeBitchIKnow) follow her. She is amazing at digging for and aggregating bits of information. The conclusions and assessment are my own and do not necessarily attach to her take on all this (they should but I cannot speak for her).

I also realize, only recently, that some Q folks hold to this theory. I am not one of those folks, I did not get my assessment from them, this started to smell fishy to me in April. I will say, that just because many Q folks ask similar questions does not negate the theory. They are not wrong about everything, they perhaps just sometimes fill in too many gaps in their analysis. 

Preparing for Post-Election Violence

I assess that violence, perhaps even an incipient insurgency is possible after the election in the US. If a reactionary movement congeals an outright civil war is not an impossibility. In all the scenarios I look at, something transformative, chaotic, and perhaps even violent occurs within the next twenty-six months.  We are in the danger window, a black swan or outlier event could exacerbate or expedite what is occurring. It is time to take practical steps, right now, to get ready. Do not wait until election night or after!

If you see the need and want to get started now, take a look at four short videos dealing with planning factors for preppers. Do not go at this half-cocked.

Related articles:

What to Buy to Prepare for Hard Times

Individual and Community Preparations for the Times Ahead

Violent Chaos is Coming: What You Must do Now

The “Trump and GOP Senators Deliberately Infected with COVID Theory”

It is hard to know what to make of the sheer number of reasonable people that are coming out on social media and stating how odd it is to them that Trump and so many GOP senators and campaign folks are all getting COVID now, just before the election. It is almost as if they already believe there is a color revolution going on. I realize full well that Congress spoke this week and told us that theorizing about theories is not acceptable when they condemned Qanon. Much of the leftist world celebrated and reminded us that of course, a cabal of pedophiles does not run the world, Putin does! Only some theories about conspiracies are acceptable it seems.

But what to make of reasonable people questioning the timing and circumstances of Trump and others getting the 'rona? One easy explanation is that they were in the same place at the same time. A counter-argument is the Trump travels all over, sees thousands of people - why now.

Eccentric entertainer Alex Jones predicted on March the 13th 2020 that before the election, 'they', would either infect Trump with Covid-19 or tell him that he was infected and then 'they' would ensure that he never left the hospital, essentially assassinating him. In this case 'they' are the folks running the color revolution.  Those were pretty wild things to suggest several months ago - in October, it seems there are regular people willing to consider such depravity is possible.

Here is the key thing to take away - the fact that enough people have seen enough odd shenanigans going on (lies in the media, contrived violence, mass deception) to even make it feasible that one could ponder something as dark and nefarious as the above having occurred is enough to tell you how bad this is - it is almost like a 'social signal' that informs us that we collectively know something is up, we cannot know all the facts, but we know somebody is out to harm us, we sense it and see tell-tale evidence.

Heck, before 2020, I thought all the talk of 'the CIA killing JFK' was humorous. Now I go back and watch one of his later speeches where he warned of dark and secret forces at work and I wonder, could those 'whackos' have been right all these years.

Here is another take - if you think folks questioning the timing of these infections are 'nuts'. Wait and see what happens if Trump recovers quickly. Mainstream media will claim it was all a hoax. I had a relative ask me today if I thought Trump really had COVID. He may be bombastic, he may be very 'New Yorker' - but he does not appear to be a man that would fake an illness and look weak, this is not in his nature. Just wait though, for the National Enquirer (I mean NYTs and CNN) to suggest this was all a hoax that he was ever sick - it will happen!

This is our color revolution. JFK was right, dark and secret forces are at work and deception abounds.

Our Color Revolution will End in Violence

This is not a political post, yet I suspect some will not see the difference. It is too late to change this, or even convince many what is happening. I hope to convince somebody that this is all very dangerous and places us all in danger. We need to get ready and prepare.

I am not defending Trump. My gosh, he could have handled that entire debate differently, perhaps like Reagan with some smiles and a few “well Mr. Biden’s”. Yet as much as I disdain his approach, I actually have empathy for his anger.

That entire event was just a hot mess. Trump debated two men. All of the questions were just odd. Biden called Trump a racist. As I look across his life before office, and now, I see no evidence of that, and much to indicate he is not a racist. Biden was not challenged on a thing he said, nothing in a real way.

Any honest person that separates themselves from their individual political bias and preferences sees this. It was a shame. I am not excusing Trump for being so difficult. However, I suppose that if last night was essentially my life since the day he became the nominee in 2016, I too would be angry.

If we can just agree on one-point, last night makes no sense. Biden was never asked why he has ‘called in sick’ so many days, never asked hard questions at all about anything. Nothing about his role in Libya, Ukraine, nothing...Why?

Media bias? That is the simple answer. However, if we take this into account with all of the other weird and obvious media deceptions this year does it make sense to just dismiss it so simply?

Many of the things said last night are dangerous and inflammatory speech. The president is a racist, that is said out loud in a  debate and goes unchallenged? Trump is called on to denounce ‘white supremacist’, yet there is zero real proof that such folks are doing any of the violence and burning in America. How does that make sense? How is it safe usage of language? How does it not ensure we are further divided?

Literal proof of illegal activity conducted against Trump has come out in recent days, it was not even mentioned last night. This is simply an absurd level of gaslighting at this point.

Every day I see more proof that we are being subjected to a color revolution attempt. Every day the narrative of division and hate goes unchallenged, it is spoken now as if it were Holy truth delivered on tablets from a mountain. The media is complicit in this, by the resistance media and controlled opposition, both designed to divide, confuse, and control. Every day it is more obvious that we are in the midst of our own color revolution (see an explanation of what a color revolution is).

Fox News is just as compromised as CNN or MSNBC. They are controlled opposition. (see an odd video here) Tucker Carlson may be one of the few exceptions.

Color revolutions, by design, have to create and amplify division. One of the goals is to get people in the street and angry, to use that anger to force a crisis, and to use that crisis to seize political power. It is an extremely dangerous game to play in a place multi-racial, heavily armed nation like the US. In Georgia and Ukraine, there was essentially one ethnicity and one shared religion. Their color revolutions came and went without the violence spreading. In the Middle-east, in nations that have been subjected to color revolutions, things went more poorly. The Sunni/Shiite divide is large, the small Christian minorities were especially vulnerable. We know what has occurred in Libya, Syria, and Egypt.

America has the potential to be far worse. By making this a black versus white conflict, those that have deluded and confused so many have provided perfect and readily identifiable teams. Think of villages in Yugoslavia where Muslims and Christians had lived side by side in peace for generations suddenly turning on one another.

Color revolutions fail as often as they succeed, and ‘success’ is often fleeting at best. Often after failure civil war follows. It is exceedingly possible that whether those that have done this to us, ‘they’, succeed or fail this year in seizing power that they will not be able to then turn off the growing division and hate. An open insurgency seems more plausible and likely each day.

I can only beg you at this point. Wake up and look around. We cannot stop this, we cannot even fully know all that are involved. We should be able to see with open eyes that this is all very odd and dangerous.

I invite you to join me in thinking now about how we prepare in our homes, hearts, and local communities for what is highly likely to come this fall.

America’s Civil War will begin as an Insurgency

We hear the rumblings daily, from mainstream outlets now. There is even a news and opinion aggregator that tracks articles written about America’s next (new/ongoing/upcoming) civil war.

In a very real and profound sense, America is nowhere near civil war. No more than the war in 1861-1865 was an actual civil war. America is in the final stages of a proto-insurgency (an insurrection). We are close to teetering into an open phase I insurgency, but not a civil war, not yet.

Mine is not a mere argument of semantics, this is not word-play. It is entirely possible that America could enter a civil war, but not yet.

The following is the US Government official description of some key indicators or a proto-insurgency moving to a phase one insurgency (Incipient Conflict Stage) (from Guide to the Analysis of Insurgency 2012, USG pp 10-11)

I wrote back in 2018, that America was more divided than at any point since 1850. I even indicated that I believed we crossed the line into a bloody Kansas phase after the shooting of Republican congressmen in 2017. I used ‘civil war’ language and analogies. I stand by the analogies; I do not even believe that the folks currently claiming that we are headed for such an event are wrong entirely. However, some things have changed, the polarization in America has not been even on each side. One side still believes that the system can work, that voting will work. The most radical on the other side no longer believe this.

Seldom does real and honest dialogue occur across the poles at this point. However, last Saturday I watched a fascinating interview between two such people. They talked about issues, philosophy, they were respectful and dialogued. However, in the end, the individual representing the radical elements asked the following; “What do you do when you cannot vote yourself our of your people being murdered by the government on the street?”

You may disagree that this question is based upon reality, but whether you agree or not is irrelevant. A growing minority believes this; they feel this way, this is their reality.

COL Robert Jones designed a methodology in 2012 [link] that further illuminates what gives rise to an insurgency. He outlines four factors:

  • Illegitimacy (a growing minority views the government as illegitimate)
  • Injustice (they see injustice done toward their group)
  • Disrespect (they perceive disrespect from the ‘system’)
  • Hopelessness (they have lost hope in changing the system via the normal rules)

We can see all four factors present in the BLM movement. These same views are also present in ANTIFA and other ideological groups. Many have simply given up on changing the system from within.

Insurgency model

Lastly, in Jones’ model, we have seen an increased societal tolerance for violence. As this tolerance increases and the other indicators of a growing insurgency increase, a nation-state inevitably transitions to an Incipient Conflict Stage.

There are two primary reasons that this will likely not develop initially as a civil war.

  1. The State (in general) is still capable of acting in unison to oppose an open insurrection.
  2. Despite media reports claiming otherwise, there is no real organized counter-radical organization(s).

There are numerous scenarios by which the solidity of the state could be threatened. It would not take a long period of time for a counter-force to rise to face the insurgents. All of this could become civil war-like, but it is not a forgone conclusion.

There is one additional point to consider. It is highly likely that The United States has been undergoing a color revolution, culminating in 2020. (see definition of color revolutions) The very nature of a color revolution is to sew chaos and violence before the crescendo, those that foment these activities attempt to usurp elements of the institution of the state. Our system of federalism makes this easier in some ways that in unitary executive nations. We have already seen signs in 2020 that some jurisdictions have indeed been turned. It is possible that if the color revolution fails, the damage of division and usurpation created to bring it about might have damaged our systems to such a degree that the state is incapable of effectively opposing an insurrection. In that case, regular people will rise to fill the void – a civil war will ensure.  That is a possible scenario.

The election matter of course, if Trump wins the insurrection kicks off much sooner, but make no mistake, even with Biden, the most radical will very quickly lose patience that even the Democratic party cannot dismantle the old fast enough. Violence comes either way.

What is likely, come sometime around November 3rd until it is resolved or put down, is that we move into an Incipient Crises phase of an insurrection. I discuss that in the video below.

Five Planning Factors for Preppers

Five planning factors for preppers (prepping in a hurry for the unprepared). As we approach almost certain increased chaos and violence this fall, we all need to prepare. Before you rush into this process willy-nilly, step back, breathe, strategize, and operationalize your efforts. This begins by taking an inventory of facts and assumptions.

Prepper Planning Factors

 

Below are a couple of items that may assist you in tackling the factors mention in this video.

Planning Considerations Part 2

What to Buy to Prepare for Hard Times

If all of the events of 2020 have not awakened your sense of fragility in an uncertain world, perhaps what comes next will. Whether you believe this to be a color revolution that passes relatively quickly, an insurrection, or the beginning of a civil war, or a Fourth Turning, most of us now realize that increased uncertainty, chaos, and violence is coming.

You still have time to prepare for the chaos that is coming, you can still get ready no matter what your current status is. Below are some items you might think about. your situation, location, and all that dictate what you can or need to do. But you need to do something. Be prepared (I was a Boy Scout and those are good words).

Here is a couple of previous post on this subject:

Violent Chaos is Coming: What You Must do Now

Individual and Community Preparations for the Times Ahead

Throw out the Quill

I think this was all a Hegelian dialectic. I saw the initial talk and drastic suggestions early on this year from some 'conservative' Integralist Catholic friends, lawyers no less (Jesuit lawyers can be scary). I dismissed what they said as fringe ideas. That something nefarious was at play was apparent in the absurd support the Democratic party threw at false causes that created violence. And now a Straussian Supreme Court nominee? It is time to put away the quill I think, we are finished. Leviathan comes.
 
All of this while so many wanted to argue over the issues they told us to argue about. 'love thy neighbor' (stay home, wear a mask, justice matters) Russia, Ukraine, mailboxes, etc. etc. etc. So few would listen, step back, and see that something bigger and more nefarious was at play. It is clearer now, and tomorrow, if this plays out as people are predicting, it will be crystal clear.

Talking with a new friend today at lunch, us looking at the world and what we ought to do for our families and our communities. Of all the scenarios, there were a couple that made me say, ‘I am out, if that happens I withdraw from all this’.

I cannot be certain, nothing is proven, but it appears that the news today regarding the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court puts a lot of puzzle pieces that were previously missing on the table. Look up Jacobson v. Massachusetts. Barrett is the Federalist Society pick, she ruled in 2020 using justification from Jacobson.

I have made my arguments against Straussians very clear (Claremont types, Federalists, Jaffeites etc.) See Centralization and the New American Order for one of my better arguments related to those folks. They are dangerous thinkers.

Lincoln was dangerous, and lead what became America’s third revolution. (The First War of the New Order) The Federalists and their ilk have since that war pressed for a more powerful central government and a unitary executive. These sorts of ideas are as dangerous as the Marxism espoused by BLM.

The Supreme Court has become key to what we become; it has defined the culture war. Appointing a justice that would vote for decades to expand the government will cement our slide toward authoritarianism.

Is this what the color revolution was all about? All the nonsense in the street, with the Democratic party supporting it, while Trump concedes to the Straussians and locks-down our future (figuratively and literally)? Were we all hoaxed in a massive triple play?

I pray that this does not happen, maybe the news leaks have it wrong. We should all, left, right and center, pray that Trump nominates someone else. We will know tomorrow it seems. No matter what happens with the election this appointment, if it is a Straussian is enormous.

Imagine this additional nightmare scenario – Trump appoints Barrett, he loses the election, the Democrats take the senate and do as they have threatened, appoint two additional justices. Barrett and Roberts (and often Kavanaugh) would join the four current liberal justices and the two new ones in systematically dismantling the entire Constitution. Was that always the plan? If Trump nominates Barrett – perhaps.

Or did this happen because Trump cannot afford to make the Federalist Society people mad, the US facing a critical election and all the shenanigans that have gone on for the last four years? Did they corner him? I do not know, but nominating Barrett is certainly going along with the status quo folks.

If this happens, I am out! On the day/night that the election is finally ‘decided’, either way, I am out. If I had hope that anything that is actually wrong in America might have been fixed, it will all be lost with another Straussian on the bench. I will delete all my stuff online, write no more, and disappear into my various hobbies. I will put the quill away. Ideas and arguments will no longer matter, the future is clear at that point. Nobody wins, I will not fight this.

Note: "Progressively" minded folks, don't celebrate. Your folks have proven themselves to be evil this year manipulating people to hate, fear and violence. All this potentially means is that the color revolution included more than just your favorite folks. We will all rue this in our lifetime.

Facts:

Progressives - Your insidiously stupid support for absurd, illiberal ideologies, particularly when they manifested into crybaby tantrums, violence, and hate in the street was prima facie evidence to most reasonable people that you have no idea of what you say or perhaps even why you hold the worldview you do. You have much responsibility for this. We ought not been so divided right now as to allow bigger machinations to defeat us.

Conservatives - You have been correct to fear the radicalization of the increasingly Marxist left, particularly when they openly supported violence. This has blinded you and left you only with 'hope' of a savior. Barrett is that only insofar as Franco saved Spain from the murderous communist rabble. Many of you have a responsibility in this also. This will be a bitter pill.

Christians - if your actual understanding of the Bible made you susceptible to fall for Marxist lies this year and tacitly support violence and hate; you do not understand the Biblical message. Find a new Bible, teacher, church, or preacher. If you get caught up in the SCOTUS talk about 'wombs' and the right of deranged people to celebrate the murder of unborn children,  you are missing everything God told us and the bigger things occurring right now. There are reasons to be concerned about a Straussian on the bench, but her opposing abortion is actually a redeeming quality. If you don't see that, I cannot help you.

 

We were played. However, of all the ways this enigma might have revealed itself - the true nature of it - I am happy, at least, to have life and societal order (perhaps in the near/mid-term only) over what many of us feared was behind all of this. The lesser of two evils.

 


What we learned (or should have)

  1. There is a 'they'
  2. "They" consist of some of your favorite icons, no matter who you are
  3. Nothing more than first principle thinking was required to see this
  4. But, most were deceived; deception is everywhere
  5. Ideas are important, principles and ultimate truth are critical; bad ideology made the masses easy prey
  6. Many of the people and institutions we trust failed this year; much of Christianity failed to see all of this for what it was
  7. Science is never settled, it is not religious dogma; most of us forgot our 6th Grade science class
  8. Many of our neighbors would have made excellent Germans in the 1930s

Last Thing:

I get it, in talks over the last few months with people that spent a lot of time in school, sometimes they had no idea what I was talking about - some of the terms. perhaps I spent too much of my life deployed to crap places and reading esoteric stuff in my off time to stay out of trouble. If you came into 2020 not fully understanding the Marxist plan from the early 1900s, if you do not understand what a Straussian is, then perhaps you do not know how both of those seemingly different ideologies end up in something that looks the same, totalitarianism.

Heck, if you are a moderate Democrat and do not understand that you are actually a conservative (not the 'R'/'D' sort), but the type that stands for preserving our enlightenment based system (modified by received traditions) then you probably have not understood a word I have said either.

We had something of a chance to turn the tide, to restore something of our classical liberal traditions. It was a sliver of a chance and there were always enemies from a growing radicalized and increasingly Marxist Democrat party and from Straussians and Neocons in the Republican party. The establishment has spoken, they have won. They divided us and won. Mark it down. We were played and few saw it and few will really understand when and how it happened.

Carry on with watching 'team sports' of Dems versus Republicans and posting memes! This is playing out precisely as Aldous Huxley described. Leviathan cometh. We will not get a second bite at the apple, or another chance to stop those that are really in charge.