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Every time Jean-Pierre lies, a unicorn dies.

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I think calling something a lie would require intent, and that would require Jean-Pierre understanding what the words on the page mean.

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She's a particular type of stupid person. Everyone in the administration knows they are lying. The issue is they don't care.

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keep in mind ... when things are really really bad... you have to lie.

Jean Claude Juncker.

And he's right ... if they told the truth there would be mass panic

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Problem is--they're most of them the same shabby crew starting with the Clinton years, and they just kept failing and failing through the Obama years and now here we are. They're the true believers and nothing except a resounding election defeat for enough cycles to put them permanently out of favor.

I'm politically completely unaffiliated but I really find it baffling that the GOP is so bad at taking advantage of a grim gift like these morons who've been fucking us over since 1992.

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They all take their orders from the owners of the Fed.

Voting is useless. And if you think about it deeply - proper democracy would be a total disaster -- look at how easily the majority have been convinced to inject an experiment. Does anyone think they are fit to have any say in governance?

“Once a nation parts with the control of its currency and credit, it matters not who makes the nation’s laws. … Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most sacred responsibility, all talk of the sovereignty of parliament and of democracy is idle and futile.” — Mackenzie King, Canadian Prime Minister 1935-1948.

"I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the civilized world no longer a Government by free opinion, no longer a Government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a Government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men." - Woodrow Wilson, after signing the Federal Reserve into existence

“Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.” ― Woodrow Wilson

“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. …We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of.” – Edward Bernays – Propaganda

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Sure, but this is nothing new in the history of the world. The Church did this stuff masterfully.

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Every time Krugman's wrong, the sun rises

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*gasp* it's a genocide against single-horned mammalian fantasy lifeforms 😭😭

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Not possible. The unicorns are all gone and still Jean-Pierre lies.

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How can unicorns be all gone when their farts are going to power our clean energy future?

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Well, I wouldn't call that "clean" :P...

Abundant? That is a different topic :P.

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You are not willing to suffer a bit of olfactory outrage to Save the Planet™?

How selfish of you.

You will enjoy the stench, and you will be happy.

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“We might have a recession, but we aren’t in one now,” is the equivalent of, “I have a lobotomy, but I still real smart.”

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Or kinda like handcuffs on AOC. :P

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I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.

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It’s not a recession, it’s a trans recession

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The economy identifies as strong.

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I'm confused...wouldn't a trans recession still identify as a recession??? :P

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No. A trans recession is a recession that identifies as a robust economy. And the Government has ordered us to pretend it is a robust economy. We all know it isn’t. We all know the economy is in a recession. We can all look at it and say ‘but, but...that’s not robust’, but if we do we will be driven from polite society.

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"Stop calling it a recession, bigot. It identifies as a robust economy, so that's what it is."

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It sometimes confuses me too. Is a "trans man" a male person who is trans (identifies as a woman), or a female person who is trans (identifies as a man)?

I think the wokeists hold to the latter version.

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I am not always sure. It is inconsistent.

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Your observations never fail to transcend.

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Krugman is the Fauci of economics. Couldn't be wrong more often if he tried.

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For exactly the same reason: He says what he's paid to say.

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Yep! “Tell the peasants to think THIS and feel THIS WAY… Tell them that THIS is what they are seeing…”

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All these people know how to do is manipulate symbols. They can't win wars, so they can defeat victory. They can't win arguments, so they change the meaning of words to whatever they need to be in order to win. And they can't run an economy, so they redefine a recession as a strong economy.

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"War is peace. Freedom is slavery."

Orwell for the win. Again.

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And what a handsome dude! ;)

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Everything is revised in an attempt to gaslight the masses. A tale as old as time https://faybomb.substack.com/p/were-not-in-a-recession

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Great link.

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Time to re-read Sowell's 'Vision of the Anointed...'

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"Some of the biggest cases of mistaken identity are among intellectuals who have trouble remembering that they are not God."

~ Thomas Sowell

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I just sent that very same quote to some folks yesterday! Other great Sowell quotes here:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/2056.Thomas_Sowell

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Sowell is a national treasure.

Imagine how much better off we would all be if our "leaders" listened to him instead of charlatans like Krugman and that oh-so-appropriately named socialist gnome Reich.

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Inter-national treasure. He is much read and quoted by dissidents over here.

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Lovely.

Quite pleased to stand corrected on that point.

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Agreed. I put him in the same category as Justice Clarence Thomas. Anyone who ever thought themselves a racist would disavow themselves of such feelings after becoming familiar with the work of these great Black Americans.

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If you have not seen *Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words*, you should.

Truly inspiring, as is Sowell's rise out of the projects.

So much so that Amazon Prime removed it. During Black History Month, no less.

Bastards.

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The word games are mind boggling. My head is going to come off from shaking it in bewilderment so often.

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I think this all can be explained simply:

Democrats like Ped0 Joe. So they will give Ped0 Joe a pass on EVERYTHING. Because they like him. He gets a Forever Pass for... everything.

"So, people are dying unexpectedly. Joe can't do anything about that.."

"So the supply chain is still screwed up. Joe can't do anything about that. "

"So inflation is high. Joe can't do anything about that."

"So gas prices are high. Joe can't do anything about that."

And... the ultimate pass:

"It's our New Normal. There's nothing that can be done about it."

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They don’t really like Joe that much, they just hate Trump and the deplorables even more.

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They probably do like Joe and they definitely do hate Trump. But, what they really love is power.

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I actually do know people who really DO like Joe.

That being said, I don't disagree with you.

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Do they explain why they like Joe? Just asking for a fren.

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Not really. Typically it's "he's a good guy." Or "he relates to the working man."

LOTS of people know nothing about Joe other than what is said in the MSM. And this goes for all ages; my elderly godfather loves Joe to this day; in the meantime, my stepson in his late 20's thought Joe was better than Trump until I introduced him to the "sniffing Ped0 Joe" compilation videos.

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Jul 28, 2022·edited Jul 28, 2022

I'm staring at a screen so I can't really do a double-take; but I am basically doing a double-take. This flabbergasts me. "He's a good guy." "He relates to the working man."

LOL. CRY. Wow.

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Oh, I can do better than that.

I have a friend who is a nurse. She did NOT want to take the CV19 vaxx, but was forced to by her job; she is also the breadwinner of her household. This was early on, and she did not know about all of the bad side effects. Her husband and two boys did not take it. She is very red pilled.

Fast forward a year. Something happened to her brain, and she wants to volunteer and go to Ukraine and help the poor people that Putin is killing. Really. She resisted the mass formation psychosis of CV19, but fell into it over Ukraine. Thankfully her husband putt his foot down and she didn't do anything stupid.

My point is that the MSM is toxic. Turn it off. I think at any point if we watch too much of it, we are all vulnerable to their brainwashing.

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With the godfather, he came from a time when the perception of the dems. was different and repubs were the country club set - in both cases if you didn't look too closely. With the stepson, he came of age in the late O'bummer admin, and through the Trump admin. Did he not see the economic gains in those years. His earrnings must have been pretty good. Then the Brandon regime happened. It is ironic that only the pedo-pete stuff that infuenced his thinking. I guess this is a sign of the cultural and educational war on anything not woke that the young are deluged with. It is good when the "sandal of Buddha taps them on the forehead"

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You're right on both counts.

However... the stepson was programmed by college and the constant drumbeat of "everyone dislikes Trump."

That being said, thanks to Joe Rogan, Brett Weinstein and Russel Brand, he has changed his viewpoint 100% and has been redpilled.

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Please also send him

Hunter’s pics with skittles. Oh, lawwww…

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Thankfully, I don't need to send him anything about Hunter. He's 110% turned now.

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I know family who will and have done that. "He has to undo Trump's mess!" "It's not Joe's fault! He cares about the people!"

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Thanks be to Big Brother for raising the chocolate ration to 20 grams/week! 🍫

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If you read the fine print, it's 8 grams of chocolate and 12 grams of wrapper.

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JUST IN - Biden's statement on the shrinking US economy:

"We are on the right path."

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For what they want to achieve, they really are. One of the few non lies and coherent sentences he mustered since he is "the leader of the free world." Now that I say it, that's a double lie. He's not even the leader of his own household and there's no free world anymore.

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You are so correct. Every once in awhile their truth escapes and runs out of their mouths;

Biden: We Have ‘The Most Extensive and Inclusive Voter Fraud Organization”

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For once I want the media to ask why Biden put together that biggest voter fraud organization in history if the election was the cleanest in history.........

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Brandon is out roaming in the pasture. They tell him what path to take and they lead him down it. His job is to try and read the teleprompter. End of quote. Repeat the line.

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“The President in particular is very much a figurehead — he wields no real power whatsoever. He is apparently chosen by the government, but the qualities he is required to display are not those of leadership but those of finely judged outrage. For this reason the President is always a controversial choice, always an infuriating but fascinating character. His job is not to wield power but to draw attention away from it. On those criteria Zaphod Beeblebrox is one of the most successful Presidents the Galaxy has ever had — he has already spent two of his ten presidential years in prison for fraud.”

― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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Recessions can only occur when a Republican president occupies the White House, says your US Department of Misinformation. It's science.

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Shouldn't science be capitalized in that last sentence? Maybe an exclamation mark at the end, too?

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"It's science" (then, under their breath: political science)

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"The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command."

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Or, as Hollywood Henderson used to say when working for the Cowboys: Did I really see that elephant or did they just tell me that I did? Words to remember.

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I'd love there to be a dedicated way we can report typos, because IMO correcting the typos would be a significant help to the credibility of this, and all, Substack independent journalists who need, again IMO, to crowdsource the corrections. No need to hire an editor; we foot soldiers'll do it for free, and gladly so! ;-)

"why you're right, argue facts, when you're wrong, argue with the dictionary" ~ *when*, not why

"GDP is a measure of output. it’s the quantify of goods and services" ~ *quantity*, not quantify

"it’s seeing to measure output in “cars”" ~ *seeking*, not seeing

"so if you sell 2 sedans for $25,000 each on quarter" ~ *one*, not on

"broke people do not invest, they spend on necessitates." ~ *necessities*, not necessitates

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That's a great idea, Substack could have it as a unique feature.

I notice this a lot too, fantastic quality independent journalism on here, but with some occasional typos or grammatical blips that would be super simple to correct. Because all the authors are independent they don't have the resources for a copy editor to go over and look for those little things. In a way that's what we like about these authors (it's not being filtered through a publisher's lens).

However it makes perfect sense that readers could then offer those sorts of edit suggestions via a special feature, whereby a suspected typo/error could be flagged and the authors could see those private flags/suggestions from within their own author's backend setup and change any that they wish to... [and of course the public wouldn't see them, only the author, who can act on the suggestion or not]

Really clever idea Andrew, I hope they read the comments and take you up on it!

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I remember a bunch of months ago lamenting that Substack comments weren't editable...and then lo and behold!, the editing feature appeared.

I'm not saying I had anything to do with that...

(No, seriously, I'm sure it was in the works! Let's hope this typo/edit ability is similarly in the works.)

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I appreciate this. I initially could not read el gato malo because of the lack of capitalization. But he kept being quoted and/or recommended by others whom I was reading. So obviously, I got over it.

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Similar here.

Took me about a month to no longer be affected by the lack of caps (and by the abundance of cats...).

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"it’s getting downright silly how the people who claim to be running the world seem unable to identify anything and either believe that they can prevent the chickens from noticing that they are being eaten by renaming the fox a bunny and telling everyone that bunnies don’t eat birds or just have flat out lost so much touch with reality that they think the map is the terrain and that editing it will move rivers."

It may be silly, but it's 100% consistent with Marxist metaphysics. Imagining the utopia that could be and practicing destructive alchemy on the dictionary and the population in a perpetual cycle. If the revolution stops, it means you have a bureaucracy and that cannot be tolerated. Thus the only option is continually burning down whatever stable systems exist.

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Just wait until the PPP money dries up and people have to go back to repaying their student loans 🙄

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Jul 28, 2022·edited Jul 28, 2022

You know they ain't gonna pay that back! What'choo thinkin', man?!

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And the commiecrats in company with the GOPe and Joe Manchin are about to sneak up behind the economy hit it in the head and drag it off to the cave and have their way with it which will deepen and accelerate the decline, in other words as expected the clown show of village idiots that are currently in charge have been and are doing everything to make it worse. We need to understand something, this is being done on purpose in service to the green Marxist “transition”, in their minds less economic activity equals less greenhouse gases and as a bonus it helps their genocidal agenda by causing massive deaths by starvation in the bloody third world especially Africa.

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If Krugman says it isn’t a recession, it is. He is the wrongiest-wrong on this stuff, ever. Great article!

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GDP is a measure of economic activity, not "output". If I pay you to dig a hole and then pay someone else to fill it back up with dirt, that is economic activity and included in GDP. But there was no output, and we're right back where we started. GDP is a largely meaningless statistic. There are much better models for understanding the current state state of the real economy and for predicting its future. Surplus Energy Economics is a good start. (Spoiler alert: we've been in a recession for years)

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