Hong Kong: Chaos Before the Order

James Corbett, August 17 2019

One thing is for certain: the fight for the future of Hong Kong is raging as we speak. But the real question is: who is fighting that fight? The people of Hong Kong, or Beijing and Washington?

When Fox News talking head Kathleen "KT" McFarland had ex-Reagan stooge Michael Pillsbury on her "Defcon 3" web show in 2014 to discuss the so-called Umbrella Movement protests which were then raging across Hong Kong, she got more than she bargained for.

Noting that "Chinese state-owned media" were alleging that the protests were "all the fault of the Americans," she asked Pillsbury point blank: "So what do you think? It's all the Americans' fault?"

Obviously, she was expecting a simple "no." Instead, Pillsbury told her: "It's not all our fault, but we're partially involved. We have a large consulate there that's in charge of taking care of the Hong Kong Policy Act passed by congress to ensure democracy in Hong Kong. We also have funded millions of dollars of programs through the National Endowment for Democracy to help democracy in Hong Kong. So in that sense the Chinese accusation is not totally false."

Like an old propaganda master, McFarland ignored that inconvenient answer and plowed ahead with her questions as prepared (including one that began "My former boss, Henry Kissinger, and I know he's a friend of yours as well. . ."). Regardless, the ugly truth did peek out from behind the slickly-packaged "news" propaganda, if only for a moment, and there was no putting the toothpaste back in the tube.

Five years old now, that exchange has resurfaced in the wake of the latest round of protests in Hong Kong to underscore the point that Uncle Sam does have his fingers in the HK pie and is still manipulating events there. The latest indication of US interference in HK is the brouhaha caused by US diplomat Julie Eadah, who was caught meeting with some of the protest movement's leading activists in a picture that made the rounds on Chinese social media. The picures Read more

The Kashmir Crisis

James Corbett, August 10 2019

Out of all this mess, one thing is for certain: Whatever comes of these moves by India, the Kashmirs themselves will be the first to face the consequences of those actions and the last to reap any dividends.

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Separate, But Connected

Bob Rinear, August 7 2019

We know that the world is slowing. We know that everything from the ISM’s, to PMI’s , to large truck sales, to rail shipping to you name it, is fading.

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Is it Time?

Bob Rinear, July 31 2019

The future is an uncertain place, however one thing is absolutely certain. The current economic system can’t function as it is, for a lot longer.

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They Don’t Want Your Genes in the Pool: A Brief History of Eugenics

James Corbett, July 27 2019

The history of eugenics is as barely known as it is barbaric. It connects some of the wealthiest and most prominent figures of modern times to an atrocious ideology that promotes policies and practices both contemptible and condemnable.

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Re-examining Rethinkx

Bob Rinear, July 24 2019

We are on the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history.

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Information Overload is a Weapon of Control

James Corbett, July 20 2019

These are not rhetorical questions. They are very real questions with answers that have very real consequences for our lives. And I'm not posing these questions from up in the clouds.

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Elon’s Martian Technocracy

James Corbett, July 13 2019

This connection is not just tangential. It tells us something about Musk's roots and his vision... when he is preparing "to build the Martian Technocracy" he is not using that word in a careless way. He knows exactly what it means.

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Are You Stupid?

Bob Rinear, July 10 2019

We are NOT fine folks. They’re white washing everything, trying their best to keep the imminent implosion from happening. Things aren’t fine when everyone’s screaming that we need lower interest rates and they’re at 2% now.

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4th of July, and so few understand

Bob Rinear, July 3 2019

A nation was born, unlike any other, and we celebrate that on July 4th. But this July 4th and next July 4th, we are closer to seeing this nation die, than it’s ever been.

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Italy vs. the Banksters

James Corbett, June 29 2019

You can call the eurozone dumpster fire many things, but you can't call it boring. It seems that this battle between the populists and the banksters is just beginning to heat up.

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The Truth About Iran’s Nuclear Program

James Corbett, June 22 2019

It's hard to talk about the imminent "kinetic military action" with Iran without sounding like a broken record. Many have been warning about it since the days of Bush and the original neocon crew.

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Clash of Civilizations 2.0

James Corbett, June 15 2019

So here we are, with the battle lines of the 21st century forming exactly as the CFR globalist insiders "predicted" nearly three decades ago.

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The Truth About Tiananmen

James Corbett, June 8 2019

When someone is spreading rumors and easily debunkable lies about you, you speak up. You set the record straight. You fight back. You do something . . . don't you?

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They went too far

Bob Rinear, June 5 2019

Trump is going to pressure these social media companies with extreme regulations, unless they stop their practice of knocking down his supporters...

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