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Controversial, but tasty bit from above piece.

 

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With the wisdom of hindsight, the full-throated (and batshit crazy) response of officialdom to the election of Donald Trump emerged over irritation that electoral politics was interfering with the policies of the permanent government. Neocon-neoliberal warmongers are now called ‘liberal imperialists’ because they espouse woke principles as they bomb the peoples of ‘competing’ nations into tiny pieces. However, as the results of the Pew poll suggest, the public has lost political interest in policies that benefit oligarchs and corporate executives alone. This result pits the institutions of the Federal government against the political will of the American people.

 

This latter point is important to understand. Russiagate was the American foreign policy establishment’s response to ‘interference’ from the duly elected president of the United States. Mr. Trump and the half of voters who voted for him likely believed that the President, in consultation with Congress, determines American foreign policy. Well, Russiagate was a case of the CIA, FBI, and the NSA disrespectfully disagreeing that the President has any say in US foreign policy unless it supports the CIA’s position. Biden has been a craven tool of the CIA for most of his time in Congress.

 

This latter point is important to understand. If elections don’t result in a transfer of power due to interference from the permanent state, the form of American governance is authoritarian. Via the convergence of corporate with permanent state institutions, the US already has fascistic form. Through the ascendance of this permanent government that is unanswerable to the polity as it unilaterally launches imperial wars, the US moves to full-blown fascism. If you want to see American fascist atrocities, look at the consequences of US foreign policy since capital has been placed in a position to control the American state.

 

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, Catfish Bob said:

Just keep your heads in the sand and continue to do absolutely nothing as your country and way of life are intentionally destroyed.  Just call it conspiracy. We wouldn't want you vaginas to have to actually think or do something that might be uncomfortable.  

 

 

 

 

Some context....

 

Goodbye car ownership, hello clean air: welcome to the future of transport | World Economic Forum (weforum.org)

 

This will never work, maybe in a country like Germany, where public transportation is far superior to the US, but not here.

 

You're worries on this are overblown.

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3 minutes ago, Jamie_B said:

 

 

Some context....

 

Goodbye car ownership, hello clean air: welcome to the future of transport | World Economic Forum (weforum.org)

 

This will never work, maybe in a country like Germany, where public transportation is far superior to the US, but not here.

 

You're worries on this are overblown.

Exactly. I live in a city with one of the best public transit systems on the planet, and people still insist on driving cars and plugging up the medieval streets with that bullshit. The things this dude worries about…

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1 minute ago, Elflocko said:

Exactly. I live in a city with one of the best public transit systems on the planet, and people still insist on driving cars and plugging up the medieval streets with that bullshit. The things this dude worries about…

 

 

I personally feel like work from home will go father to help with the climate crisis than this.

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29 minutes ago, Jamie_B said:

 

 

Some context....

 

Goodbye car ownership, hello clean air: welcome to the future of transport | World Economic Forum (weforum.org)

 

This will never work, maybe in a country like Germany, where public transportation is far superior to the US, but not here.

 

You're worries on this are overblown.

They could easily make that happen here. 

Americans are the most gullible and easily manipulated people on earth. 

 

All they need is $10 a gallon gasoline and most people won't have a choice. 

 

Americans will be the easiest ones to get to enforce it on themselves. Just like how the covid vaccinated turned against the un vaccinated and started talking crazy shit like quarantine camps and forced inoculations.   

America will be the easiest because  its citizens are the most clueless and the laziest. 

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2 minutes ago, Catfish Bob said:

They could easily make that happen here. 

Americans are the most gullible and easily manipulated people on earth. 

 

All they need is $10 a gallon gasoline and most people won't have a choice. 

 

Americans will be the easiest ones to get to enforce it on themselves. Just like how the covid vaccinated turned against the un vaccinated and started talking crazy shit like quarantine camps and forced inoculations.   

America will be the easiest  its citizens are the most clueless and the laziest. 

 

10 dollars a gallon would more likely drive consumers to electric cars that they themselves still own.

 

Plus 10 dollars a gallon would mean that there is basically no oil left and we are in the middle of WW3.

 

Not likely.

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11 minutes ago, Jamie_B said:

 

10 dollars a gallon would more likely drive consumers to electric cars that they themselves still own.

 

Plus 10 dollars a gallon would mean that there is basically no oil left and we are in the middle of WW3.

 

Not likely.

Um aint no one gonna be able to afford electricity either. $10 gasoline =  $0.75kWh

 

 

We've been in ww3 for what 2 years now that we've been bombing Russia 

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16 minutes ago, Jamie_B said:

 

 

This is all nonsense. 

You don't even know what nonsense is. 

Nonsense is 2 airplanes taking out 3 skyscrapers 

Nonsense is open air fire melting steel.

 

Nonsense is fearing an invisible boogeyman.

 

Nonsense is people lining up for miles to get injected with proclaimed miracles from the feds. 

 

 

 

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5 minutes ago, Catfish Bob said:

You don't even know what nonsense is. 

Nonsense is 2 airplanes taking out 3 skyscrapers 

Nonsense is open air fire melting steel.

 

Nonsense is fearing an invisible boogeyman.

 

Nonsense is people lining up for miles to get injected with proclaimed miracles from the feds. 

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, Jamie_B said:

 

10 dollars a gallon would more likely drive consumers to electric cars that they themselves still own.

 

Plus 10 dollars a gallon would mean that there is basically no oil left and we are in the middle of WW3.

 

Not likely.

No oil left?

Are you serious?

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9 minutes ago, claptonrocks said:

Then use it here.

 

 

We do.  In fact here is the chart for production, consumption, import ect....

 

Oil imports and exports - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

 

Are you guys aware of how oil is priced?

 

It's not entirely supply and demand.

 

What Determines Oil Prices? (investopedia.com)

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11 hours ago, Jamie_B said:

https://www.cnbc.com/2023/10/25/ford-uaw-labor-talks-intensify-inch-closer-to-a-deal.html

 

 

Ford and the UAW have reached a tentative agreement where workers are going to get a 25% increase in pay over the term of the agreed contract 

 

I spoke with my cousin on Tuesday who works at Ford in Detriot, he builds the F150s, their most profitable product and he said they were going to start striking by the end of the week if there was no progress, so this news makes sense because if they lost their production then the stock will tank and the CEO will get shit canned. Ford has made record profits and received billions in stimulus from the government, so they can increase the wages of the people who actually do the work to make the products that make the company profitable. 

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40 minutes ago, PatternMaster said:

 

I spoke with my cousin on Tuesday who works at Ford in Detriot, he builds the F150s, their most profitable product and he said they were going to start striking by the end of the week if there was no progress, so this news makes sense because if they lost their production then the stock will tank and the CEO will get shit canned. Ford has made record profits and received billions in stimulus from the government, so they can increase the wages of the people who actually do the work. 

 

 

This UAW leader is my hero.

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The public has lost political interest in policies that benefit oligarchs and corporate executives alone. This result pits the institutions of the Federal government against the political will of the American people.

 

Think this is pretty accurate.  IDK how many people would define it that way but it's happening in a bunch of different ways at once with people supporting one side or the other depending on the issue. Banning abortion or banning assault weapons are both ultimately issues of government control.

 

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Russiagate was a case of the CIA, FBI, and the NSA disrespectfully disagreeing that the President has any say in US foreign policy unless it supports the CIA’s position. Biden has been a craven tool of the CIA for most of his time in Congress.

 

 

Say this not as a defense of Biden by any stretch because I agree with the "craven tool" accusation, and not just for the CIA, but "Russiagate" wasn't just a policy dispute.  This woman was in court while Trump was tweeting about the lack of a  "smocking gun".  Fun choice of words considering the NRA involvement.

 

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/russian-national-charged-conspiracy-act-agent-russian-federation-within-united-states

 

 

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18 hours ago, T-Dub said:

Say this not as a defense of Biden by any stretch because I agree with the "craven tool" accusation, and not just for the CIA, but "Russiagate" wasn't just a policy dispute.  This woman was in court while Trump was tweeting about the lack of a  "smocking gun".  Fun choice of words considering the NRA involvement.

 

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/russian-national-charged-conspiracy-act-agent-russian-federation-within-united-states

 

 

 

 

It gets worse.....

 

https://www.businessinsider.com/russian-spy-maria-butina-new-parliament-seat-not-a-reward-2021-11

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