Friday, May 31, 2019

Bernie's Farewell Tour and the Kayfabe that Makes it Possible

Here's the latest video from Scott over at Nomadic Everyman. I learned a new word today: "Kayfabe." It's from professional wrestling, and I think it well describes the fake political theater we've been subject to in the United States.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Florida governor, Cabinet sued over plans to meet in Israel

[Who runs this country, anyway???]

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An open-government watchdog group and several news outlets sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of the Cabinet on Tuesday in an effort to stop them from holding a Cabinet meeting while on a trade mission in Israel. (read more)

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Nathan's Wolfgang Halbig Interview (link)

For some reason I can't embed this on my website. Wolfgang Halbig is a former school principal and State Trooper who has since become an expert on school safety. He was sued by Sandy Hook parent Lenny Pozner who suddenly dropped the lawsuit when it came time for him to put up or shut up with a deposition.

The media police are really going after Halbig because he is so well qualified to talk about school shootings, and he's not giving up until he gets some answers about what did or didn't happen at Sandy Hook. Thanks to Nathan from "Lift the Veil" for interviewing this brave American who is being persecuted for asking reasonable questions. Here's the link:

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Venezuelan Military Putsch Defeated as Leopoldo Lopez Takes Refuge in Spanish Embassy

from Venezuela Analysis (H/T: Nomadic Everyman)

“Interim President” Juan Guaido and right-wing opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez spearheaded an unsuccessful coup attempt in Caracas on Tuesday.

The thwarted uprising started in the early morning hours when renegade military and intelligence officers reportedly released Lopez from house arrest. Lopez then joined Guaido and a handful of soldiers on the Altamira overpass in east Caracas, outside the Francisco de Miranda airbase, known as La Carlota.

Lopez and Guaido released videos on social media, calling on the armed forces to back their efforts and urging supporters to take to the streets, in what they termed as the “final phase” of the so-called “Operation Freedom.” Large crowds of anti-government protesters, as well as opposition lawmakers, made their way to the Altamira overpass.

The scene then saw armed confrontations between the soldiers that backed Juan Guaido and those inside La Carlota airbase. According to witnesses in La Carlota, the Venezuelan armed forces fired tear gas towards the Altamira overpass, where civilian protesters began to gather, whereas Guaido’s soldiers returned live fire. Riot police also appeared on the scene to try and disperse the crowds. There are reports of protesters wounded and arrested that are unconfirmed at the time of writing...

[read more here]