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Destroying Deutschland and Murdering Europe

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What an eventful week. The referenda in the break away Ukrainian provinces opt by 90+% to join Russia - Which happened yesterday in a ceremony with a powerful "no holds barred" speech by Putin blasting the neo-colonialism of the West. (video here) Russia's 300,000 soldier mobilization is progressing despite western spin that it is a failure. Perhaps in a temper tantrum the US (in all likelihood) blew up the natural gas pipelines from Russia to Germany guaranteeing their decline and de-industrialization. The UK is in free fall with the rest of Europe following suit. Let's look at this and more below the fold.

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No one better discussed the week's events than Scott Ritter (IMO)

Time stamp of topics...
1:38 Beginning Discussion
14:38 How will Russia React to the Pipeline Sabotage?
40:45 Is NATO preparing to intervene in the conflict?
46:02 Involvement of British Intelligence?
49.08 Could Sabotage Give NATO Cause to Intervene in West Ukraine?
52:56 Russian EMP Capabilities?
1:00:55 How Many More Weapons Can NATO Supply to Ukraine?
1:04:59 Is Russia Primitive?
1:11:23 NATO (EU) Sanction Italy?
1:18:50 NATO Withdraw from Kosovo?
1:21:38 Biolabs in Ukraine?
1:24:57 Nuclear False Flag in Ukraine?
1:28:43 Syrian Arab Army Helping Russia?
1:32:16 Damaged Pipeline Repair and Evidence?
1:36:31 Russia Attack Canada?
1:41:00 Nuclear False Flag in Ukraine (revisited)?
1:42:28 EU Attack Russia For Resources?
1:43:40 Role of World Economic Forum?
1:45:40 Does Europe Have Backbone Against the USA?
1:48:52 Why did Russia Stop at Kherson?
1:54:14 What Will Happen to the Ukrainian Held DNR?
1:56:55 Thoughts on Yale Historian Timothy Snyder?
1:57:48 Should Russia Test Article 5?
1:59:54 Requirements to Join the Russian Military as a Foreigner?
2:00:44 End Game?
2:05:42 Iran Joining BRICS?

I think we witnessed a major power shift this week with Putin's speech as the turning point.
Nice recap of Putin's speech on MoA

Western countries have been saying for centuries that they bring freedom and democracy to other nations. Nothing could be further from the truth. Instead of bringing democracy they suppressed and exploited, and instead of giving freedom they enslaved and oppressed. The unipolar world is inherently anti-democratic and unfree; it is false and hypocritical through and through.
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Recall that during WWII the United States and Britain reduced Dresden, Hamburg, Cologne and many other German cities to rubble, without the least military necessity. It was done ostentatiously and, to repeat, without any military necessity. They had only one goal, as with the nuclear bombing of Japanese cities: to intimidate our country and the rest of the world.

The United States left a deep scar in the memory of the people of Korea and Vietnam with their carpet bombings and use of napalm and chemical weapons.

It actually continues to occupy Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea and other countries, which they cynically refer to as equals and allies. Look now, what kind of alliance is that? The whole world knows that the top officials in these countries are being spied on and that their offices and homes are bugged. It is a disgrace, a disgrace for those who do this and for those who, like slaves, silently and meekly swallow this arrogant behaviour.

They call the orders and threats they make to their vassals Euro-Atlantic solidarity, and the creation of biological weapons and the use of human test subjects, including in Ukraine, noble medical research.

It is their destructive policies, wars and plunder that have unleashed today’s massive wave of migrants. Millions of people endure hardships and humiliation or die by the thousands trying to reach Europe.

They are exporting grain from Ukraine now. Where are they taking it under the guise of ensuring the food security of the poorest countries? Where is it going? They are taking it to the self-same European countries. Only five percent has been delivered to the poorest countries. More cheating and naked deception again.

In effect, the American elite is using the tragedy of these people to weaken its rivals, to destroy nation states. This goes for Europe and for the identities of France, Italy, Spain and other countries with centuries-long histories.

Washington demands more and more sanctions against Russia and the majority of European politicians obediently go along with it. They clearly understand that by pressuring the EU to completely give up Russian energy and other resources, the United States is practically pushing Europe toward deindustrialisation in a bid to get its hands on the entire European market. These European elites understand everything – they do, but they prefer to serve the interests of others. This is no longer servility but direct betrayal of their own peoples. God bless, it is up to them.

But the Anglo-Saxons believe sanctions are no longer enough and now they have turned to subversion. It seems incredible but it is a fact – by causing explosions on Nord Stream’s international gas pipelines passing along the bottom of the Baltic Sea, they have actually embarked on the destruction of Europe’s entire energy infrastructure. It is clear to everyone who stands to gain. Those who benefit are responsible, of course.

The full speech is quite the expose on the western imperialism.
SOE had a nice excerpt in yesterday's OT as well
Alex did a good job in his clip yesterday too (28 min)

Putin, 'things will never be the same.' Elensky wants NATO fast track. Red Square party
Gonzalo hosted a round table primarily with Brian of the new atlas, but also Alex and Angelo

For those who, like the western media, consider the referenda a sham, I recommend listening to Eva Barlett who has been on the ground observing. (1.2 hours)

Eva K Bartlett has witnessed the Referenda in Ukraine first hand. There are few true journalists left, much less ones with the courage, integrity and fortitude that Eva clearly has in abundance.

Jimmy and Chris discuss the referenda and the fact that Russia Annexes 1/5 Of Ukraine (11 min)

The results of the recent referendums in Donbass, Zaporozhye and Kherson are in, and with returns of roughly 90 percent of residents favoring joining Russia, Vladimir Putin has announced that these regions will be annexed by Russia. The U.S. and other Western nations have denounced these referendums as a sham, but that won’t impact the facts on the ground, which appear to foretell Ukraine losing roughly one-fifth of its territory.

Hudson gets to the bottom of what Germany’s downfall will mean for the euro and what the options are for Global South and Eurasian countries as they try to stand up to US hegemony.

The reaction to the sabotage of three of the four Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines in four places on Monday, September 26, has focused on speculations about who did it and whether NATO will make a serious attempt to discover the answer. Yet instead of panic, there has been a great sigh of diplomatic relief, even calm. Disabling these pipelines ends the uncertainty and worries on the part of US/NATO diplomats that nearly reached a crisis proportion the previous week, when large demonstrations took place in Germany calling for the sanctions to end and to commission Nord Stream 2 to resolve energy shortage.

The German public was coming to understand what it meant that their steel companies, fertilizer companies, glass companies and toilet-paper companies were shutting down. These companies were forecasting that they would have to go out of business entirely – or shift operations to the United States – if Germany did not withdraw from the trade and currency sanctions against Russia and permit gas and oil imports to resume, and presumably to fall back from their astronomical eight to tenfold increase.

Worth the full short read.

I thought this was an insightful interview with researcher Ralph Schoelhammer (18 min)

Germany's future looks bleak due to war-based sanctions and an energy crisis. Germans continue to protest but will it do any good?

Alex suggests Germany will now be the headquarters of the West proxy war with Russia.
Germany becomes Ukraine command center. TurkStream sabotage fears. Woke army is better.

Garland Nixon had three good takes on today's topic. He goes so far as to suggest THE EU BECOMES AN ECONOMIC JONESTOWN. (36 min) He suggests DARK BRANDON GOES FULL GANGSTER ON THE EU (42 min), and finally he provides part of today's title, GERMANY ATTACKED! - THE DAY JOE BIDEN MURDERED EUROPE (29 min)
Garland suggests Italy's new President while anti-EU is pro Ukraine/'elensky. Too bad, I thought for a minute she might help all of Europe

All of Europe is in a bind, and winter looks bleak for our European friends
British Pound Sterling nears parity with US Dollar

Yanis Varoufakis on Liz Truss crashing the UK economy It is beyond understanding to me why these countries are willing to jump off a cliff to curry US favor. With friends like the US, who needs enemies?

So why are we promoting a war that is already lost?
How the Arms Industry Scams the Taxpayer
Contractors Cash in as Congress Adds Billions to the Pentagon Budget

The leading advocates of more Pentagon spending, Democrats and Republicans alike, generally act to support major contractors in their jurisdictions. Representative Jared Golden (D-ME), a co-sponsor of the House Armed Services Committee proposal to add $37 billion to the Pentagon budget, typically made sure it included funds for a $2 billion guided-missile destroyer to be built at General Dynamics’ shipyard in Bath, Maine.

Similarly, his co-sponsor, Representative Elaine Luria (D-VA), whose district abuts Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipyard, successfully advocated for the inclusion of ample funding to produce aircraft carriers and attack submarines at that complex. Or consider Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL), the ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee and a dogged advocate of annually increasing the Pentagon budget by at least 3% to 5% above inflation. He serves a district south of Huntsville, Alabama, dubbed "rocket city" because it’s the home to so many firms that work on missile defense and related projects.

We all know the real scam. Put arms manufacturing in every district and capture all of congress.

There a few congress critters who will voice an anti-war thought. Tulsi might be the only one and she has been side lined... (2-3 min)

Tulsi Gabbard EXPOSES Nord Stream Truth On Tucker Carlson

I want to wrap up today's piece with a fun interview, Chris Hedges and Roger Waters.

Using music and art to promote thought and understanding is an great goal.
Roger Waters - This Is Not A Drill ( Full Concert) - Pittsburgh, PA 2022

Momentous times, friends. Hang on, looks like a wild ride. I look forward to your comments, thoughts and insights below.

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https://thegrayzone.com/2022/09/15/zelensky-bodyguards-hitler-patch/
Zelensky quietly deletes photo of his bodyguard’s pro-Hitler patch

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“Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.”

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@Lookout

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Edited to add:

The EU also is also prepared for the winter.

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@humphrey

in much of the world. I can't help but find it interesting as it is costly in so many wasted ways.

One of Putin's lines was you can't eat dollars or euros...or something to that effect.

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“Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.”

@Lookout of the Speech. Simultaneous translation.

I watched this at 8:00 am NYC time as it was delivered.

So emotional and compelling. Have tissue box handy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZP69jld8XAE

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@NYCVG
who lives in St Petersburg

Live from RT complete with streaming buffers. Fun to watch with iEarl (Mike)

Edit to add:
I think we will remember this speech.

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Read on two pro-Ukraine democratic party sites that the US will send Ukraine a rocket for the HIMARS called the M30A1. It is basically a fragmentation bomb. It explodes above a target area and releases something like 200K small metal balls/fragments. From what I can tell, the Ukrainians have increased shelling of civilian only areas recently. Unfortunately, I think the fragmentation bomb will be used on civilian areas to increase the carnage count.

However, looks like the Russians seem to have destroyed lot of the HIMARS launchers. But then again only one is needed.

Michael Tracey has had some good Tweets attacking the use of WWII to justify arming the Ukraine. Some very interesting revelations of how FDR moved to get the US into a shooting war with Germany and Japan through the arming of UK. Tracey is against the USA "escalating" the war in the Ukraine as it will lead eventually to direct confrontation with Russia.

I don't have a Twitter account so I read postings through internet addresses: https://twitter.com/mtracey.

I also use an extension for Chrome that gets rid of the irratating login dialogue.

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@MrWebster
and recently with dropped butterfly mines...
The West is silent as Ukraine targets civilians in Donetsk using banned ‘butterfly’ mines
We ain't the good guys.

Thanks for contributing!

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@humphrey

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There is no justice. There can be no peace.

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the dirty tricks are being employed. I keep thinking China is next. Poke the bear, poke the dragon, doesn't seem promising to me.

Nice to hear from you!

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