Silencing the Lambs — How Propaganda Works — Desultory Heroics

Leni Riefenstahl said her epic films glorifying the Nazis depended on a “submissive void” in the German public. This is how propaganda is done. By John Pilger Source: Consortium News In the 1970s, I met one of Hitler’s leading propagandists, Leni Riefenstahl, whose epic films glorified the Nazis. We happened to be staying at the same […]

Silencing the Lambs — How Propaganda Works — Desultory Heroics

Never Let A Good Crisis Go to Waste — Desultory Heroics

Relentless Ukraine reporting helps conceal other conflicts By Philip Giraldi Source: Information Clearing House It is astonishing how many observers of war in Ukraine who should know better have been inclined to take at face value the assertions of “sources” that clearly originate among the various governments that are involved in the conflict. Those leaders […]

Never Let A Good Crisis Go to Waste — Desultory Heroics

Joe Biden’s Secret War in Ukraine — Desultory Heroics

American soldiers are already “boots on the ground” By Philip Giraldi Source: The Unz Review The White House keeps insisting that it will not directly involve American soldiers in the war in Ukraine, but it keeps taking steps that will inevitably lead to a large-scale open combat role for the US against Russia. Among the […]

Joe Biden’s Secret War in Ukraine — Desultory Heroics

NATO — The Most Dangerous Military Alliance on the Planet — Desultory Heroics

Together We Are Wrong — by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges Source: ScheerPost The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and the arms industry that depends on it for billions in profits, has become the most aggressive and dangerous military alliance on the planet. Created in 1949 to thwart Soviet expansion into Eastern and Central Europe, […]

NATO — The Most Dangerous Military Alliance on the Planet — Desultory Heroics

Assange Is Doing His Most Important Work Yet — Desultory Heroics

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com British Home Secretary Priti Patel has authorized the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to be tried under the Espionage Act in a case which seeks to set a legal precedent for the prosecution of any publisher or journalist, anywhere in the world, who reports inconvenient truths about the US […]

Assange Is Doing His Most Important Work Yet — Desultory Heroics

Sit back and watch Europe commit suicide — Desultory Heroics

Washington’s competition with rising power Russia is so fierce, it is willing to sacrifice Europe. Photo Credit: The Cradle. If the US goal is to crush Russia’s economy with sanctions and isolation, why is Europe in an economic free fall instead? By Pepe Escobar Source: The Cradle The stunning spectacle of the European Union (EU) committing […]

Sit back and watch Europe commit suicide — Desultory Heroics

Amiriyah and Mariupol

Candles lit near the bomb’s entry hole in February 2021, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Amiriyah shelter bombing

Hand prints of victims inside the shelter

‘Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.’

Bertrand Russell

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Duplicitous Biden Regime Mission to Venezuela — Desultory Heroics

By Stephen Lendman Source: StephenLendman.org Last weekend, a Biden regime delegation met with  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other Bolivarian officials in Caracas. The aim of the first diplomatic contact between both nations since the Trump regime closed the US Caracas embassy in 2019, officially broke with Venezuela’s legitimate government, and illegally designed Juan Guido […]

Duplicitous Biden Regime Mission to Venezuela — Desultory Heroics

Follow the Money – How Russia Will Bypass Western Economic Warfare — Desultory Heroics

(Image by orangebuddhas from flickr)  By Pepe Escobar Source: OpEdNews.com So a congregation of NATO’s top brass ensconced in their echo chambers target the Russian Central Bank with sanctions and expect what? Cookies? What they got instead was Russia’s deterrence forces bumped up to “a special regime of duty” – which means the Northern and Pacific fleets, […]

Follow the Money – How Russia Will Bypass Western Economic Warfare — Desultory Heroics

Holy Jesus! The US gets its ass handed to it while the bear and panda get down and interbreed!

Panda and Bear handing Joe his ass.

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